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It's time once again for the second
graders' letters to Santa CJaus. Find
out who has been naughty or nice in
our special section.


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ESACN ONNAHSY BAB


Mother pleads not guilty

Mother, step-aunt accused in the case of once-missing Shannon Dedrick


ANDREW GANT
Florida Freedom Newspapers
CHIPLEY Both women
accused in the case of.
once-missing baby Shan-
non Dedrick pleaded not
guilty Monday before a
CRYSTINA 'judge sent them back to
MERCER jail.


Neither Susan Baker
nor Crystina Mercer had
much else to say at ar-
raignment.
Baker, 50, the step-aunt
and baby, sitter who inves-
tigators said took then-7-
month-old Shannon and
closed her inside a ce-
dar box to hide her from


search teams, appeared
before Circuit Judge Al-
len Register via live video
from the Bay County Jail.
"Are you going to give
me bail?" was Baker's only
question for the judge, who
restated her $150,000 bond
and said, "Right now, that
will remain your bond."


Mercer, 25, the baby's
mother who allegedly
agreed to give her up, said
even less.
The women were ar-
rested Nov. 5 when Wash-
ington County sheriff's
deputies found Shannon

See SHANNON A4


Senior Companions
recognized,
A3


Romance
blossomed at
Vernon High School,
according to Perry
Wells,
A5


KMS honors its top
teachers,
A6


Basketball roundup,
A7


INDEX
Sports ........................... Page A7
Extra .............................Page B1
Classified ............. Page B8


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CHIPLEY Washington County Emer-
gency Management Agency is predicting
flooding along local rivers due to recent
heavy rainfall. The notice was received in
a release from Lyine Dorch of ELMA
"The rains received to our north yes-
terday and over hight will affect our area
immediatelyy" Dorch said. "Interests along
the Choctawhatchee River are advised to
take necessary precautions and take prop-
er action to protect life and property.
"Information provided by the National
Weather Serxice indicates the Choc-
tawhatchee River at Caryxille will be at 9
feet at 9 a.m this morning, Dec. 15, and mi-
nor flooding will be experienced.
"'By Thursday morning. Dec 17: moder-
ate flooding will begin at 16 feet. The river


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at approximately 1
at noon. Waters v\
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Sunday, Dec. 20.
date is not current

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Vernon


passes


curfew


ordinance

CECILIA SPEARS
StaffWriter
cspears@chipleypaper.com

VERNON Vernon City
Council approved the fi-
nal reading for Ordinance
09-191 establishing a cur-
few for minors and setting
the expectations of the re-
sponsibilities of parents
and guardians during their
regularly scheduled meet-
ing 1he evening of Dec. 14.
The ordinance reads: "It
shall be unlawful for any
minor tUnder the age of 15
to loiter, idle, wander, stroll
or engage in the selling of
merchandise of any kind,
or play in or upon the public
streets, alleys, parks, play-
grounds, public buildings,
places of amusement, or
any public place, between
the hours of 10 p.m. and
6 a.m. of the following day,
provided, however, that the
provisions of this section
shall not apply to a minor
accompanied by his parent,
guardian or other adult re-
sponsible person having
the care and custody of the
minor."
Chairman Byron Biddle
said that the Washington
County Sheriff's Depart-
ment would be notified as
soon as possible about the
establishment of the new
ordinance for reinforce-
ment.
The Council approved of
repairing the Chamber roof
for $900 and explained that
the roof repairs need not
be put out for bid because
this falls under emergency
repairs due to the roof leak-
ing.
The employee Christ-
mas and New Year's Holi-
days were set, which closes
the offices Dec. 23, 24 and
31.


In Mayor Al Mani's re-
S.port, he said that the new
: See ORDINANCE A4


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Arrest REPORTS


CHIPLEY- Arrest reports
for Dec. 7-14 provided by
the Washington County
Sheriff's Office.
Alton Carter, 48, Cot-
tondale, possession of con-
trolled' substance, posses-
sion of marijuana less than
20 grams.
George Clark, 21, Chi-
pley, resist officer without
violence, violation of state
probation on battery.


Sean Cook, 33, Bonifay,
Escambia County warrant
for driving while license
suspended or revoked.
Antonio French, 25,
Slocomb, AL, no valid driv-
ers license.
Dawson Gillespie, 20,
Chipley, violation of state
probation on burglary, pos-
session of marijuana under
20 grams.
Jeremy Groves, 28, Ver-


non, battery, Bay'County
violation of state probation.
on possession of cocaine.
Kecia Johnson, 24, Al-
exander City, AL, violation
of state probation on bur-
glary.
Harold Jones, 52, Ver-
non, trespassing after
warning.
Jerry Joyner, 25,
Wausau, violation of in-
junction.


Tabitha McKenzie, 31,
Chipley, violation of proba-
tion on possession of co-
caine.
Regenia McKenzie, 47,
Chipley, violation of state
probation on fraudulent
use of credit card.
Felipe Miles, 22, Boni-
fay, failure to register mo-
tor vehicle.
Clayton Robinson, 42,
Jacksonville, violation of


Wednesday, December 16, 2009


state probation on aggra-
vated battery, child abuse
and lewd and lascivious
behavior.
Darian Rodgers, 19,
Bonifay, Bay County war-
rant for battery.
Trenton Smith, 23,.
Westville, violation of state
probation for possession of
listed chemicals.
Joe Strickland, 42,
Wausau, DUI, DUI with


property damage.
Thomas Ward, 68, Dun-
nellon, possession of mari-
jtnana over 20 grams, pos-
session of paraphernalia,
possession of weapon by
convicted felon.
Jason Wiggins, 32, Chi-
pley, battery.
Billy Ray Wilson, 58,
Caryville, aggravated
assault with a deadly
weapon.


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FHP CHECKPOINTS


Florida Highway Patrol
will conduct driver license
and vehicle inspection
checkpoints during the
month of December on
the roadways listed below
in Holmes, Jackson and
Washington counties.
Recognizing the danger
presented to the public by
defective vehicle equip-
ment, troopers will con-
centrate their efforts on


vehicles being operated
with defects such as bad
brakes, worn tires and de-
fective lighting equipment.
In addition, attention will
be directed to drivers who
would violate the driver li-
cense laws of Florida.
Officers will be on State
Roads No. 2, 10, 69, 71, 73,
77, 79, 81,273, 276, 277, and
286 during the month.
County roads with, in-


sectionn points include
No. 69A, 162,164,165,165A,
167,169,173,177,177A, 179,
181, 185, 271, 276, 279, 280,
284, and Snow Hill Road.
The Patrol "has found
these checkpoints to be
an effective means of en-
forcing the equipment
and driver license laws
of Florida while ensuring
the protection of all mo-
torists.


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Caryville Fire Department '
Caryville Fire Department Turkey Shoot c
is planned for Dec. 19 starting at 10 a.m.
beside the Caryville Town Hall on Hwy. 90
West.
Shots are $3 each for 12/16/20/410
gauge shells and will be furnished. All
ages welcome. Shooting for turkey, ham
and oysters.

Vernon Volunteer Fire
Department
VERNON Vernon Volunteer Fire De-
partment will host Turkey shoots each Sat-
urday at 5 p.m. through Dec. 21. Shots are .
$3 each; 12/16/20/410 shells will be furnished.
All proceeds go to Vernon VFD. Prizes include
turkeys and hams. For information call Shaun
Sanders at 850-258-7265.


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For the week ending
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*Florida Livestock
Auctions: Receipts totaled
$10,459 compared to $11,334
last week and $10,106 a year
ago. Compared to one week
ago; slaughter cows $1-2
higher and bulls steady at
$2.00 higher; feeder steers
steady to $2 higher; heifers
steady $1-2 higher; replace-
ment cows $1-2 higher.
Georgia Livestock
Auctions: Receipts. in 25
markets totaled $9,759 com-
pared to no sale last week
and $10,862 a year ago.
Compared to one week ago;
slaughter cows and bulls
$2-3 higher; feeder steers
steady to $1.00 lower, and
heifers mostly steady, steer
calves unevenly steady, and
heifers mostly steady; re-
placement cows $2-3 lower.
*Alabama Livestock
Auctions: Receipts totaled
$16,325. compared $17,659
a week ago and $13,033 a
year ago. Compared to one
week ago: slaughter cows
$1-2 higher. Slaughter Bulls
sold steady to $1.00 higher.
Replacement cows and
pairs were niostly steady.
Feeder steers and heifers
sold steady to $2.00 lower.
Feeder bulls sold unevenly
steady.
Feeder Steers: Medium
& Large Frame No. 1-2
300-400 lbs.: FL $97-
135- GA $101-127- AL
$100-126
400-500 lbs.: FL $88-
112.50 GA $89-1116 AL
$88-109
500-600 lbs.: FL $81-
100- GA $80-99- AL $78-
96
Feeder Heifers: Me-
dium & Large Frame No.
1-2
300-400 lbs.: FL $80-103
GA $83-101 AL $84-
100
400-500 lbs.: FL $72-92
GA $72-98 AL $76-92
500-600 lbs.: FL $70-83
GA $71-86 AL $70-84
Slaughter Cows:2 90
Percent Lean
750-1200 lbs.: FL $20-42
GA $40-47.50 AL $37-
41
122-1500 lbs : FL $37-
48-GA $ 41-51.50-AL $41-
46
Slaughter Bulls: Yield
Grade, No. 1-2
1,500-2,100 lbs.: FL $45-
57.50 GA $53-62 AL
$52-55.


SPECIAL TO THE NEWS
The Washington County Coun-
cil on Aging recently entered into
an agreement with Elder Care
Services for Senior Companions
that will supplement services cur-
rently provided.
The Senior Companion Pro-
gram is a national peer volunteer
program that provides services to
elders at risk of institutionaliza-
tion due to chronic illnesses, dis-
abilities or isolation.
Senior Companions are healthy -
older adults who help other adults
live independently. They provide'
support to family caregivers, as-'
sist with light homemaking ser-
vices, respite and other daily
tasks necessary to maintaining
independence. SCP volunteers
serve a minimum of 20 hours per
week, must meet income guide-
lines, receive a modest tax-free
stipend, mileage reimbursement,
an annual physical, and monthly
training.
Elder Care Services, Inc.
provides Senior Companions
throughout the Dept. of Elder Af-
fairs Planning & Service Area
(PSA) 2, located in the Florida
Panhandle. ECS collaborates with
local lead senior service agencies
to determine the number of Se-
nior Companions needed to meet
the needs of their clients and care-
.givers.
A care plan is specifically devel-
oped for each client with well-de-
fined goals and objectives aimed


MARIANNA On Dec. 11, at
approximately 11:38 p.m. the
Jackson County Sheriffs Office
reports that they received a call
reference to a domestic violence
dispute at 314 Hwy. 73 South in
Marianna. The caller advised
that the occupants of the afore-
mentioned address were having
domestic problems and that a
deputy was needed.


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Washington County Senior Companions, left to right: senior companion volunteers J. Carnley, Iris
Warren, director Washington Co Council on Aging Mary Enfinger, and Senior Companion Cattie
Childs. -
at preserving the independence elders waiting for services and are According to the Dept of Elder
and quality of life of the individual. excited to have Senior Compan- Affairs PSA 2 Profiles, 22.3 percent
According to Mary Enfinger, ex- ions on board to help us get these (5,475) ofWashington County's pop-
ecutive director of WCCOA, "we individuals and their families some ulation is age 60-plus, and of these
currently have approximately 60 assistance." 25 percent (1,397) live in poverty.


At approximately 11:47 p.m.,
while deputies were enroute,
the Sheriffs Office received a
second call advising that the
two people who resided at that
address were deceased and that
it appeared that they had been
shot.
At approximately 11:56 p.m.
deputies arrived and discovered
the bodies of two people inside


the residence. Both appeared to
have been shot.
The investigation, thus fare
indicates that the male subject,
identified as Michael Anthony
Oakford, 44, shot his wife identi-
fied as Crystal S. Oakford, 34, to
death before taking his own life
by self inflicted gunshot wound.
The bodies were transport-
ed to the 14th Judicial Circuit


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the banks in the vicinity
of the gage. ,
"At the Choc-
tawhatchee in Ebro, the
River was forecast to be
at 13 feet late Dec. 15,"
Dorch said. "The waters
will continue to rise with
moderate flooding begin-
ning late morning tomor-
row, Dec. 16; major flood-
ing at 16.5 feet will begin
on Friday, Dec. 18 and
continue through Mon-
day, Dec. 21, when the
river is expected to crest
around 20 feet. It is pos-


sible the river could crest
sooner, possibly as early
as Sunday.
"Again, we urge resi-
dents to take all neces-
sary precautions to pro-
tect life and property. We
advise all interests along
the Choctawhatchee
River continue listening
to local advisories on the
River forecast and make
evacuation decisions as
soon as possible."
* Updates as they take
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ORDINANCE from page A]


dog pen was ordered and
should be shipped out
soon.
He also reported that
despite the drizzle Dec. 12
the parade had "a great
turnout," and even more so
was the number of people
who came to see Santa af-
ter the parade.
"It was wonderful to see
how everyone got together
afterwards and seeing the
children with Santa," said
Mani. "I think it all turned
out rather well considering.
the weather."
Sharon Kirk, volunteer
for Vernon High School's
Project Graduation, visited
the council once again on
behalf of the students of
VHS.
"I know the last time I
was up here I didn't have
some very nice things to
say, but I'm here again be-
cause I've done some in-
vestigating on the so-called
'mess' that our students
made during prom," Kirk
said. "Fi'st I contacted
Superintendent Sandra
Cook up and she said this
was the first she'd ever


JAY FELSBERG Washington County News
,Despite bad weather, Santa still came to Vernon Saturday


heard of it and I talked with
countless chaperones and
teachers that were at the
dance and found that the
only mess left behind was
some hard to get up glit-
ter and decorations from a
prom kit that only a pickup


truck and a couple of guys
could've handled in a cou-
ple of hours, not days."
She- also said that she
didn't appreciate Biddle's
comment of the students,
"if that's the future of Ver-
non than they need to join


the military." .
"No wonder all of our
youth want to pack up and
leave this place as soon as
possible," she said. "With
support like that, I don't
blame them for wanting to
leave."


SHANNON from poae Al


under a bed in Baker's
home. The discovery
came four days after Mer-
cer called 911 to report
the little girl missing.
Authorities now be-
lieve that call was a sort
of hoax, a strange set-up
that led dozens of paid law
enforcement, out-of-town
volunteers and search
dogs to explore thick


woods and overturn area
trash cans in a search for
clues that didn't exist.
Baker, in interviews
during the nearly week-
long search, blamed Mer-.
cer for mistreating Shan-
non and somehovw making
her vanish. Baker didn't
tell of her own past, which
includes the still-unsolved
case of her missing step-


son Paul Baker, who dis-
appeared in 1987.
In Shannon's case,
Baker and Mercer are
charged with giving false
information to law en-
forcement and interfering
with custody. Mercer also
faces charges for desert-
ing a child and misusing
911. Baker faces a felo-
ny count of aggravated


child abuse.
Assistant Public De-
fender Floyd Griffith rep-
resented both women
Monday. He likely will
stick with Mercer but file
for a conflict of interest in
the case, leaving Baker
to a different public de-
fender.
"I haven't made any
effort to discuss the case


with you" yet because of
the conflict with Mercer's
case, Griffith explained to
Baker.
Register told Baker he
wants her to be able to-
speak to an attorney soon.
Griffith advised her not to
talk about her case with
anyone else until she does.
She has declined multiple
interview requests.


Authorities several
weeks ago moved Baker
to Bay County and left
Mercer in Chipley be-
cause there isn't room in
the Washington County
Jail to separate the wom-
en and still keep each in
protective custody.
Register set a Jan. 7
pretrial conference fqr
each case.


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Jay Felsberg, Managing Editor
Cameron Everett, Production Supervisor
Brad Goodyear, Composition Supervisor
Zola Anderson, Office Manager
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Bonifay sets as valorem aside for now


JAY FELSBERG
Managing Editor
afelsberg@chipleypaper.com


BONIFAY The possi-
bility of the Bonifay City
Council looking at an ad
valorem tax has been set
aside, at least for the time
being. The announcement
was made by Mayor Eddie
Sims at Monday's regular
Council meeting. ,
Sims said discussion of
the tax was "indefinitely
postponed, if it would ever'
be brought up," based on
information received from
Tallahassee. City
Attorney Luke Taylor
contacted experts that in-
formed him that creating
an ad valorem tax was very
complicated, including fill-
ing out a large amount of


paperwork and having two
public hearings.
A large crowd was on
hand at Monday's meeting
expecting discussion of the
proposed tax, but there was
no discussion and no public
comment. The city does not
have an ad valorem tax.
However, the need for
additional revenue was
highlighted in a report by
auditor Hilton Galloway.
Galloway is preparing the
city financial report and
presented a preliminary re-
port Monday night.
The city has for sev-
eral years been making up
budget shortfalls in part
by shifting monies from
the proprietary fund, prin-
cipally earnings from sale
of utilities. The earnings,
however, have been declin-


ing for the last four years
that Galloway examined.
Earnings to the city's gen-
eral fund have also been de-
clining, but have been con-
trolled by transfers from
proprietary funds.
"All fund balances are
basically depleted," Gallo-
way said. He also expressed
concern whether the city
can continue to supply ser-
vices if costs rise.
There is also the pos-
sibility that the Florida
Department of Transporta-
tion would not forgive the
loan the city was effectively
forced to take from FDOT
to fund moving utilities
because of the planned
widening of State Road 79.
The state has not collected
the $575,000 loan and has at
times in the past suggested


that the loan would be for-
given. So far nothing final
has been done.
"Fort the city to service
that debt you would need a
loan," Galloway said.
In other business, the
council:
Approved low bid
from Blankenship Co. for
$292,192 for the city water
project, with work planned
to get underway at the first
of the year
' Approved allowing
Scout Troop 340 to use the
recreation center one night
a week and to use a room to
store equipment
Approved a Christmas
donation of $2,000 to Boni-
fay Fire and rescue
Approved canceling
the Dec. 28 meeting for the
holidays.


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SWAT PRESENTATION


CECILIA SPEARS I The News
Students from Vernon Middle School's Students
Working Against Tobacco (SWAT) along with
Doug Smith of VMS, gave their presentation
against tobacco to the Washington County
School Board during their regularly scheduled
meeting the evening of Dec. 14.


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James F. Russ, Jr. and Minnie Lee Wells Russ, both graduates of Vernon High School, married Sept.
12,1948.


Remembering Vernon High


School courtships of days gone by


The report on the courtship, and
ultimate ffiarriage, of Hiram Owens
and Zena McKeithen Owens, Vernon'
High School graduates, was our
concluding lines last week.
This union proved to be a "until
death do us part" relationships.
Hiram operated the Owens Grocery
Store, founded by his parents,
Marvin Owens and wife, Vera Stott
Owens. Later the business became
Vernon Dixie Dandy with Zena being
involved in its operation.
Hiram's brother, Leon L. Owens,
dated his 1943 High School class
mate, Frances Miner, which resulted
in a marriage. Leon became a Free
Will Baptist Minister and also served
on the Washington County School
Board. Frances had a professional
career with the State of Florida
Division of Children Services.
In the Vernon High School
Class of '43, it was obvious that a
serious courtship was developing
between Heber J. Galloway and
Katie Forehand. Their marriage
took place Feb. 19, 1944. Heber J. I
was later called Tex Galloway due
to his interest and professional
participation in country and western
music.
Bess Yates Harrell, a 1941
Vernon High School graduate, and
husband, Thomas Ray Harrell,
did some of their serious courting
while both attended Vernon School.
Being neighbors in the Pleasant Hill
Community of Washington County
made it easy for their interest in each
other to develop.
The story of their marriage on
August 1, 1942.is recorded in the 2006
Heritage of Washington County Book
and is a "must" to read.
After the graduation service in
April 1945, senior Mable McCullough
became the bride of J. T. Bush in a
pre-arranged ceremony performed
by Elder Carlton Todd on the stage of
the school auditorium.
Five years later at the 1950 Vernon
Commencement Service, graduating
senior, Myrtle Harrell and Josh J.
(Pat) Davis said theirmarriage vows
before Elder Todd prior to concluding
the service.
Drexel Brock, class of '45 married
Ollie Dorch, a '47 class member,
possibly in 1949.
Theron Cook, and Ouida
Justice, both'49 graduates became
husband and wife shortly after their
graduation.


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Kelly Brock and Marlene Waller
Brock graduated in the 1951 Vernon
High School class. Their affection
and courtship also blossomed into
marriage.
Walton Wells and his sweetheart,
Carolyn Whitehead, were in that
same class. A quick kiss passed
exchanged in the hallway of Vernon
School, sparked the flame of love, that
developed into a later marriage.
Doris Gilbert and Veston Newsom,
both Vernon High graduates, married
July 14, 1956. They met when Doris's
father, Rev. James R. Gilbert, came
to Vernon as the Methodist Pastor in
.1937. Veston played the part of Joseph
and Doris portrayed Mary in the
church Christmas pageant that year.
poris had returned to Vernon as a
teacher and Veston had completed a
tour of duty in the U. S. Navy when a
courtship soon became a marriage.
Other marriages, among
graduates of Vernon High School,.
following World War II, that comes
to mind include Allee Whidden and
Louise Tiller, Arol Hudson and Carol
McFatter, William T. McFatter, Jr.
and Edna Jean Brock, Archie Cook
and Louise Miller, Thomas Knight
and Lessie Mae Swindle and Powell
Earnest Dalton and Paula Mae
Simmons. The grooms were all
veterans of military service and had
amassed enviable records during the
war.
During an earlier era of Vernon
High School courtships and
marriage, Brown Hightower and
Fannie Lou Simmons Hightower may
well hold the record as "Dean" of this
group. Brown graduated in 1931 when
Fannie Lou was in grammar school.
The suitor, Hightower, always told
Fannie Lou that "your are the one
I want to marry." She graduated in
April 1939, turned 18 on August 4 and
married Brown Hightower on August
10.
The next couple's experience
comes close to the above. Rex T.
Yates met his future wife, Audrey
Hightower, while he taught school at
Ebro. When a romance blossomed
between Rex and 15 year old Audrey,
her parents prevailed upon the
couple to wait until she was 16 before
marrying. This took place on April
9, 1938 and Audrey came to Vernon
School and graduated in 1939 as a
married woman. Although Rex was
never a Vernon student, he later
taught in the school prior to entering


the U. S. Army Air Corps during
World War II.
After experiencing extensive
World War II aerial combat service,
James E Russ, Jr. while a High,
School Teacher, met my sister, Minnie
Wells Russ, while she was a 1948
senior. They married September 12,
1948.
Wilson Roberts, Principal of
Vernon High School from 1956-1966,
took Clara Johnlis as his bride. She
was a student when they met. Clara
lives in Whigham, Georgia where
Roberts last served as principal.
Vernon student, W H. Miller,
returned home from the Korean War
with serious combat wounds about
the time former Vernon High School
student, Peggy Worthington's family
returned to Washington County from
Columbus, Georgia. Cupid's arrow
overtook this couple and they were
soon married.
Vernon High School student,
Kathleen Miller, sister to W. H. Miller,
was selected Miss Washington
County in 1950 and represented the
area in Dothan's annual Peanut
Festival. Later, she and classmate,
Bruce Simmons entered into a
* marriage springing from a high
school romance.
Surely my readers are filled
with suspense awaiting to learn of
the romantic pursuits of one Perry
Wells! My adventures were not
all that exciting but I will admit to
being "sweet" on Ruby Ann Jones
dating back to eighth grade. She
exceeded me in age by exactly one
year. I am using the excuse that she
intellectually outgrew me!
My apologies to any couples
overlooked, who met the criteria for
being included in this writing.
Congratulations to all those ,
long term, enduring marriage just
outlined. Maybe the early teachings
of both bride and groom of that
era, convinced them that the vows
were be regarded as serious and
permanent. "To have and to hold,
to love and to cherish, for better or
for worse, for richer or for poorer,
in sickness and in health, forsaking
all others, cleave only unto to him
(o? her) so long as you both shall
live" are commitments with strong
implications.,
The marriage listed have survived
the test of time and are entitled to
bear the title of "successful"
See you all next week.


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Thursday, Dec. 17,
join Vernon Middle
School for an evening
of charitable fun.
There will be many
opportunities to sup-
port the Operation
Christmas charity,
which helps Washing-
ton County residents.
For a small dona-
tion have pictures
taken with Santa -`
Claus at Vernon Mid-
dle School's Annual
- Holiday Traditions
Around the World Si-
lent Auction.
The Silent Auction
begins at 6 p.m. and
lasts until 7 p.m. and
features edible good-
ies and handmade
decorations featur-
ing traditions from
around the world.


KMS honors Teacher of the Year

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Adock.
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PHOTOS SPECIAL TO THE NEWS tary School presented the Teacher Employee of the Year to Jeannie
KMS Principal Jerry Register presented the Teacher of the Year of the Year award to Nancy Deese, Lovett during their regularly sched-
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Basketball teams go head to head


GIRLS BASKETBALL
Arnold 56,
Chipley 40
PANAMA CITY BEACH Candice
Edmundson scored 32 points,
making 12 of 14 free throws, as
Arnold downed Chipley in a Dis-
trict 1-3A game. Jessica Coupe
added 14 points for the Marlins
(5-3, 2-2 district).
Arnold's junior varsity team
beat Chipley 34-28.
PDL 49, Baker 17
PONCE DE LEON Hillary Harp-
er scored 10 and-J.C. Mayo and
Ashley Harper seven each for
the Pirates (7-0, 4-0 District 1-
2A).


and four assists in the losing ef-
fort, while Jenna Belser scored
15 and had 11 rebounds for the
Blue Devils. Jakiah Grimsley
led Cottondale with 23 points
and Kiki Paul added 15 points
for the Hornets.

Graceville 52,
Cottondale 29
COTTONDALE Wynterra Pit-
tman scored 16 points to lead
the Graceville Lady Tigers to
a 52-29 victory over the Cotton-
dale Lady Hornets Thursday
night.
Jakia Grimsley led Cotton-
dale with 15 points, with Khade-
jah Ward adding, 12.


JAY FELSBERG I New',TiniT-Adiertit
Chipley, shown in action against Vernon, took two wins last week.


Cottondale 52, B SA ETAL 39 points by Graceville's Cam-
Holmes County 5 BOYS BASKETBALL eron Dozier to improve to 2-5.
HolmeS COUnty 51 A.J. Roulhac had 27 points for
COTTONDALE- Hannah Pippin Chipley 70, Graceville 62 A.J.hipley, Ryan Brigham 14 and
had 20 points, eight rebounds CHIPLEY Chipley overcame Rodney Lee 13.


II


I-i-I


Chipley 57, Walton 45
CHIPLEY A.J. Roulhac had
30 points as the Tigers (1-5) won
for the first time. Ryan Brigham


added 10 points and Luke Gates
eight for Chipley. James Towery
paced Walton with 21 points.

Holmes County 62,
Cottondale 60
ONIFAY A laterally fell just
short for Cottondale Tuesday
night, as the Hornets lost 62-60
to the Holmes County Blue Dev-
ils in Bonifay.
Cottondale nearly overcame
an .11-point deficit going into
the fourth period. However, a
late turnover cost the Hornets a
chance to tie or take the lead on
their last possession.
Holmes County missed a free
throw with five seconds left,and
the Hornrets rebounded. But an
outlet pass was off target and
the ball went back over to the
Blue Devils, who ran out the
clock,


Holmes County boys, PdL girls win county tournament


JAY, FELSBERG
Managing Editor
afelsberg@chipleypaper.com

POPLAR SPRINGS Holmes
County's Jonathan Cardenas
hit three 3-pointers in the sec-
: ond quarter to jump start the
Blue Devils as they took a 62-28
victory over host Poplar Springs
in the championship game.
Cardenas had 14 points and
Chris Walker had 20 for the
Blue Devils, which led 23-4 at
halftime. Anthony Addison had
11 points for Poplar Springs.
In the girls title game, Ponce
de Leon defeated Bethlehem
32-21.
Ponce de Leon held a nar-
row 13-10 lead at halftime, but
went on a 9-0 run to start the
second half.
Hillary Harper led PdL with
13 points and Tara Rogers and
Jennifer Hatcher each had sev-
en for Bethlehem.
In the JV girls championship
Ponce deLeon beat Bethlehem
33-12 as JoJo Carlson led PdL
with 13 points and Brittany Al-
ford scored 9. Savannah Miller
led Bethlehem with 5 points.
The JV boys title was taken
by host Poplar Springs, beat-
ing Holmes County 50-28. Jake
Wangle and Jeffrey Connor each
had 13 points for the Atomics,
while Dan Wells scored 12. Jer-
vonte Johns led Holmes County
with 15 points.

First round girls
Bethlehem raced to a 10-0
lead after one quarter and de-
feated Holmes County in the
Holmes County Christmas
Tournament. Paige Crutchfield
scored 14 points and Kayla Grif-
fin had 12 for Bethlehem (9-2).
Macy Miles led the Blue
Devils with 13 points while Jen-
na Belser and Brandi Brubaker
each had eight. The 5-4 Blue
Devils were missing two start-
ers including leading-scorer
Hannah Pippin.
Bethlehem faces Ponce de
Leon, a 48-13 winner over Pop-
lar Springs in the first round, in
the finals on Saturday at 6 p.m.
Jasmine Flock scored eight
points while Ashley Harper and
Kaitlyn Carroll had seven each
for Ponce de Leon (8-0). Rachel
Ward led Poplar Springs (2-8)
with six points.


PHOTOS BY JAJAY FELSBERG I News/Times-Advertiser
At top left, the Ponce de Leon Lady Pirates won the girls JV title. At top left, the Poplar Springs boys won the JV
championship. At bottom left, Ponce de Leon won the girls varsity crown. At bottom right, Holmes County won


the boys varsity title.
In the JV tournament,
Ponce de Leon defeated Poplar
Springs 32-24. JoJo Carlson led
PDL with 10 points and Sum-
mer Ryken led Poplar Springs
with 12.

First round boys
Host Poplar Springs defeat-
ed Ponce de Leon 41-36 to reach
the finals of the Holmes County
Christmas tournament. Holmes
County defeated Bethlehem 67-
51 on Friday.
The Atomics held a 28-23
lead early in the third quarter,
but PDL rallied to within one
at 35-34. Anthony Addison then
buried two free throws with
a minute left to give Poplar
Springs a three-point cushion.
Randon Tate scot-ed two layups
to seal the victory.
Tate and Josh Croxton led
Poplar Springs with 10 points
each. Derek Cooey, Matthew
Hicks and Colten Manning


each had seven .points for Ponce
de Leon.
Holmes County was led by Jon-
athan Cardenas with 14 points
including four 3-pointers. Oth-
er top scorers for the Blue
Devils were Jeremy Mc-
Gowan with 13 points and
Chris Walker with 11.
Reid Hatcher led Beth-,
lehem with 13 points.
In the junior var-
sity boys competition,
Poplar Springs beat
Ponce de Leon 47-21
and Holmes County
beat Bethlehem 40-
37.
Dan Wells led Pop-
lar Springs with 15
points while Chance
Brown paced PDL with
seven.
Jervonte Jones led
Holmes County with 18
points and Devin Miller had
14 for Bethlehem.


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FWC declares bonefish a
saltwater game fish
TALLAHASSEE The Florida Fish and
Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC)
voted on Thursday to elevate public
awareness of the importance of Florida
bonefish by declaring it a saltwater game
fish.
"Bonefish are one of the major rea-
sons Florida is 'The Fishing Capital of the
World,'" FWC Chairman Rodney Barreto
said. "We took this action today to empha-
size how important the bonefish fishery
is to, Florida anglers, visitors and South
Florida's recreational fishing industry."
It is illegal to commercially harvest and
sell bonefish in Florida, and sport anglers
are allowed to keep only one bonefish
18 inches in fork length per day.
To further protect bonefish populations
in Florida, the Commission also directed
staff to develop a draft rule for consider-
ation in February that would add all spe-
cies of bonefish found in Florida waters to
FWC rules, extend FWC bonefish regula-
tions into, federal waters, and require that
bonefish be landed in whole condition.
"Bonefish are one of the premier
sport fisheries in Florida and are known
as 'grey ghosts of the flats' because they
are stealthy, fast-swimming fighters that
are challenging to catch," Barreto said.
"That's why we recognize that conserving
Florida's bonefish resources will ensure
that anglers worldwide can continue to
enjoy fishing for this special species."


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CM -. .' and send the right message to our part-
Sa ar f t n f ners and to the reptile industry."
Barreto made his recommendation to
"0 or*ooa.ot'' 'i ti_' the rest of the Commission after receiving
?3* 1 ?Bakei 9 i .'-'; : reports. by FWC division directors from
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S ,the Commission unanimously endorsed
'andW, his suggestion.
"We niust make the program easy for


licensed folks to accept these snakes,"
FWC Vice Chair Kathy Barco said. "It
needs to be as easy for them to take the
reptile of concern as it is for those with
the reptiles to walk in and turn it over."
Barreto further said he would craft
a letter to Secretary of the Interior Ken
Salazar on behalf of the Commission re-
questing additional funds to help continue
the state's effort to manage and control
nonnatives in Florida.
"The Burmese python has become the
poster child for a much bigger issue," said
Tim Breault, the FWC's director of Habi-
tat and Species Conservation. "Nonna-
tives are the real issue here, and it calls
for full engagement with federal leader-
ship."
During Breault's presentation, he
broke the issue of normative species regu-
lation and management into four major
components: international movement and
trade, captive breeding outside of native
range, risk assessment and eradication
or control. He suggested the Commission
reach out to federal partners.
"My biggest fear is what's going to be
the next Burmese python if we don't do
something now," Breault said.
Col. Jim Brown, director of the Division
of Law Enforcement, told the Commis-
sion that sales of reptiles have decreased
since 2008.
"Sales have gone down to a trickle be-
cause of the regulations the FWC and the
Florida legislature passed in 2008," Brown
said. "But it is still extremely important to
prevent further release of these nonna-
tive species into the wild." ,
Brown told the Commission a reptile
of concern technical assistance group
had been formed and will continue to
meet. The group supports the idea of
amnesty and supports further actions,
such as continuing the hunting program
on state-managed lands in South Florida.
The Commission directed Brown to draft
rules, with the assistance of the techni-
cal assistance group, to bring back to the
February meeting in Apalachicola.
"Eradication of reptiles of concern
from the wild is prohibitively costly and
ecologically impossible," Breault said.
"But unrelenting control is feasible."
Barreto directed staff to continue work
with the reptile industry, zoos and all part-
ners. "Do whatever it takes to control this
problem," he said.
Anyone who holds a reptile of concern
license will be eligible to be an amnesty
facility once the executive order is issued,
in approximately two or three weeks.,


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Washington,

Holmes

at a glance

Live Nativity
BONIFAY The
Christmas Story
comes to life on
Friday, Dec. 18 and
Saturday, Dec. 19
6:00-8:00 p.m. on
the front lawn of
Northside Assembly
of God at 1009
North Rangeline
Street, Bonifay.
Visit the stable,
pet the animals
and experience the
true meaning of
Christmas.

St. Joseph the
Worker services
CHIPLEY Christmas
for St. Joseph The
Worker Catholic
Church, Chipley will
be held on Thursday,
Dec. 24. Posadas at
5:00 p.m. follower
by Christmas vigil
mass at 5:30 p.m.
on Christmas Day
mass will be at 11:00
a.m. The church is
located on Hwy. 77
South across from
Wal-Mart. Father
Sean Knox and
parishioners invite.
everyone to come
celebrate the birth
of Jesus Christ with
them.

Vienna Boys Choir
The Vienna Boys
Choir will be in
concert at Gulf Beach
Presbyterian Church
on Feb. 16, 2010.
A dessert reception
featuring Chef Imondi
and artist, Lisa Adessi
will display her Italian
oil masterpieces in
the gallery. Seating is
limited.
Tickets are now
available. For more
information, call Larry
Tyson at 850-230-
1991.

Wall that Heals
The Wall That
Heals is presented
by the Heritage
Museum of Northwest
Florida as part of
the 75th anniversary
of Eglin Air Force
Base in 2010. The
Traveling Vietnam
Veterans Memorial
and Museum will
be escorted into
Okaloosa County and
will be a free
visitor exhibit
June 17- 20, 2010,
at the C.H. "Bull"
Rigdon Fairgrounds.
For more information,
visit www.heritage-
museum.org.

INDEX
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Faith........................... Page B5
Classifieds.... ..... Page B8








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Wednesday, December 16, 2009


Engagements


Birthday


Pitts' 99th birthday
Celebrating his 99th birthday
Nov. 23 with family and friends was
the Rev. Walter Pitts at his home in
Callahan.
He was raised in this area and
born to William H. Pitts (Billy)
and Martha Jane Ellerbee Pitts
and preached in many churches
in Holmes County as well as
Bay County. All his siblings are
deceased William Henry Pitts,
Lenora Smith, Rhoda Mixon, Lelah
Forehand, Cassie Forehand, Dallas
Pitts, Eunice Gallops and Willie
Hagans.
Pictured from left are John
Robert Pitts, Donna Sue Pitts


Wallace, John Louvoughn Pitts, and Dean Pitts, and seated is the
Dillon Pitts, Larry Dean Pitts Rev. Walter Pitts, hoping to make
(recently ordained into ministry) 100.


Irma Griffin and
Evoyne Ball announce the
upcoming wedding of their
children Morris Redden
Prevatt and Rhonda Jayne
Ball at 5 p.m. Jan. 1, 2010,


at the home of Sandra Hall
at Hinson Crossroads.
All friends and family
are invited to attend. No
formal invitations will be
sent.


Society BRIEFS


Whidden completes training
Army National Guard Pfc. Thomas B. Whidden
has graduated from basic combat training at Fort
Jackson, Columbia, S.C. Whidden is the son of Lisa
Ward of Smith Chapel Road, Bonifay.

Firefighter graduation
PANAMA CITY On Tuesday evening, Dec. 8,
Gulf Coast Community College held a graduation
ceremony for 10 graduates of the Firefighter "
Minimum Standards No. 28 class. The ceremony was
held at the North Bay Center, where the program is
located.
Students graduating were Aaron M. Bradley,
William 0. Gilley, James L. Isler, William J. Kidd,
Jerome T. Moore, Jr., Chris W. Price, Brad G. Sasser,
Christopher Trafton, James A. Vaught and Willie L.
Walker.


Blankenship named outreach coordinator


CHIPLEY Mary Lee
Blankenship has been
chosen by the Department
Of Revenue Child Support
enforcement program to
be outreach coordinator of
the Children First grant.
Blankenship has been a
resident of Chipley for the
past 35 years. She was
born in Holmes County
and lived in Jackson
County, where she
attended Graceville High
School. Blankenship and
her late husband, Michael
E. Blankenship, owned


and operated Chipley
Communication for 28
years.
She also was
employed as a real estate
salesperson with her
mother-in-law, June H.
Blankenship. Blankenship
previously worked with
Washington County Teen
Court, Washington County
Juvenile and Small Claims
courts as a Deputy Clerk
and with the One Stop
Youth Program, working
with juvenile males in
detention centers.


Anniversaries


Parker-Majors


Ronnie and Lisa Parker
of Geneva, Ala., announce
tfie engagement of their
daughter, Julie, to Capt.
Bradley Kyle Majors, US
Army, son of Brad and Sheila
Bowling of Woodstock, Ga.
The bride-elect is the
granddaughter of retired
Major and Mrs. Joe Parker
of Geneva and Calvin Dean
and the late Jean Dean of
Dothan, Ala. She is the sister
of Melanie and Derrick
Parker of Geneva.
Julie is a 2005 graduate
of Geneva High School
and graduated from the
University of West Florida
in 2009 with a degree in
environmental science.
: The future groom is the
grandson of Mike Bowling


and Sharon Wilson of
Tipton, Ind., and Frances
Majors and the late Herman
Majors, formerly of Bonifay.
He is the brother of Rachel
and Matt Bowling of
Woodstock.
Bradley is a 1999
graduate of Etowah High
School and graduated
from Jacksonville State
University in 2006 with a
degree in exercise science
and wellness. Bradley is
in the U.S. Army and is
stationed at Fort Stewart,
Ga.
The wedding will take
place Jan. 2, 2010, at
First Baptist Church in
Geneva. All friends and
relatives are invited to
attend.


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50th wedding
anniversary
LAUREL HILL
- The 50th wedding
anniversary of former
Vernon residents
Carl and Ann Gay is
Saturday, Dec. 19,
5 p.m., First Baptist
Church Fellowship
Hall, 3972 Second
Ave., Laurel Hill. Your
gift is your presence.


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A card
shower is
being planned
for former
Bonifay
residents
Arthur and
Betty Tedrow.
They will
celebrate their
60th wedding
apmniversary
on Dec, 24.
They will be
celebrating
with a four-
day trip to
Nashvillen
TN, given to
them by their
,four children.
Cards may be sent to Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Tedrow SR.,
1127 S. 18th St., Vincennes, IN 47591.


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Special to Extra
CHIPLEY When Community
South Credit Union staff in Chipley
and Bonifay decided to help fulfill the
Christmas wishes of local children,
they never imagined that the effort
would be so successful. Credit union
personnel donated in excess of $2,500
in gifts to be distributed by Anchor-
age Children's Home in Washington
and Holmes counties to more than 40
children in foster care.
A nonprofit, Christian organiza-
tion working to serve, protect and
strengthen children, families and
community, the Anchorage Chil-


dren's Home "aspires to develop
healthy children and families within
the Christian values of hope, caring,
respect, responsibility, equality, in-
. tegrity, leadership, humility and self-
discipline."
Community South President and
CEO Jan Page said, "We embraced
the children from Anchorage Chil-
dren's Home because not only have
they been removed from their respec-
tive family settings, but they also now
face the prospect of no Christmas. It
was important to us that they have a
chance to enjoy a normal Christmas,
and we were glad once again to be
able to help in this effort."


From left are
Jan Page,
Community South
president/CEO;
Vicki Williams,
Community
South marketing
director;
and Jennifer
Burnham and
Olivia Tinsley,
Anchorage
Children's Home.
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and Austin Sapp; back row, Jennifer Sapp, Kristian Mitchell, Ric'Kina Williams, Madison Bau, Whit Pettis, Bryce Sasser, Kendal
Daniels, McKenzie Faison and Julie Dillard.


Project Challenge tours West Florida Electric Cooperative


Special to Extra
GRACEVILLE West Florida Electric Cooper-
ative recently hosted Jennifer Sapp's fifth- and
sixth-grade Project Challenge.class for a tour
of its facility. Project Challenge is the Wash-
ington County School District's program for
gifted students. Gifted students in grades two-
eight from Chipley and Vernon schools attend


a weekly pull-out program at the Historic Chi-.
pley High School, where they complete activi-
ties and projects that foster creative-thinking
skills, problem-solving skills, oral and written'
communication, cooperative learning, self-
awareness, self-direction and independence.
Students in the fifth- and sixth-grade class
are piloting a curriculum unit through the
University of Florida IFAS Extension and


Washington County 4-H agent Julie Dullard
titled SAVE Students Achieving Viable En-
ergy. During the students' visit to WFEC, they
learned about renewable energy options and
what WFEC sees as the future of the electric.
utility industry and how WFEC and Power-
South, its generation and transmission coop-
erative, are incorporating renewable energy
technology into their generation mix.


Local

EVENTS
Christmas Tour of
Homes Dec. 19
GRACEVILLE The
Graceville Garden Club is
sponsoring a Christmas Tour
of Homes on Saturday, Dec.
19, from 3:30-6 p.m. The cost
is $7 per person. There will
be five homes on the tour.
Maps are available at the
Pope House, 5389 Cotton St.
in Graceville. For tickets or
more information, call 263-
3951. :

Stroke and
osteoporosis screening
in Chipley Dec. 17
CHIPLEY-- Residents
living in and around Chipley
community can be screened
to reduce their risk of having
a stroke or bone fracture.
The First Presbyterian
Church will host Life Line
Screening on Dec. 17 at
658 Fifth St. in Chipley.
Appointments will begin at
10 a.m,
For more information
about the screenings or to
schedule an appointment,
call 800-697-9721 or visit the
www.lifelinescreening.com.
Pre-registration is required.


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CHIPOLA PRESENTATION


PHOTOS SPECIAL TO THE NEWS I TIMES-ADVERTISER
Chipola students in Carol Saunders' Oral Interpretation class recently
performed for 6-8 grade English classes at Roulhac Middle School in Chipley.
Pictured; from left, are (front) Austin Pettis, Kaylee Hatcher, Colton Moore,
Hunter Park, (back) Carol Saunders, Ben Grande, Kristina Lopez, Aven Pitts, Ty
Johnson, Gary Wynn and Coy Wood.


MARTIN HONORED


SPECIAL TO THE NEWS I TIMES-ADVERTISER
MARIANNA Josh Martin has been selected the Chipola College Faculty/
Administrator of the month for December. Martin has served -as assistant
professor of music since 2006. Here, Martin accepts the award from Director of
Fine and Performing Arts Joan Stadsklev.


Bonifay Elementary A HONOR ROLL


Bonifay Elementary School honor roll
First grading period 2009-10

First grade A Honor Roll
Merideth Bailey, Jasmine Baker,
Brock Bowen, Donald Bush, William
Bush II, Renee Butler, Kelsey Cameron,
Cassie Carroll, Haylee Chesnut, Lauren
Chesnut, Madison Cross, Kaleb Daniels-
Austin, Alexa Demarias, Cameran
Duffell, Devon Ellis, Levi Fuller, Roger
Gay Jr, Rafael Gell, Jalyn Griffin,
Kayleigh Hall, Sarah Heath, Caitlyn
Helms, Sierra Hightower, Sadie Hudson,
Carson Jackson, Hailey Johnson, Macie
Johnson, Dakota King, Emma Lesley,
Kylei Looney, Samantha Mackiewicz,
Angel Mancill, McKenzie Martin,.
Jeremy Martinez, Skyler Meadows,
Jada Melancon, Dylan Melton, Gregary
Mendoza, Akiela Merriel, Kevin
Newberry, Macy Owen, Benjamin
Parish, Shade Parrish, Sarah Patrick,
Grace Paulk, McKenna Peak, Theron
Pippins, Cody Prater, -Jason Pyle,
Angel Quiros, Lynkin Raines, Layla
Reed, Melea Roberts, Kristen Rushing,
Julie Serpas, Elizabeth Steinman, Levi
Steverson, Michael Swartz, Ethen
Vickery, Alexis Waldrop, Sarah White,
Jalyn Williams.

Second Grade A Honor Roll
Catrina Adams, Sara Akins, Katherine
Albury, Trenton Bailey, Miles Baugher,
Regan Boyce, Kasie Burt, Sonny Chesnut,
Gaberiel Cloud, Logan Crosby, Michael


Duncan, Bryce Etheridge, Jonathan Gay,
Cheyenne Glass, Richard Green, Brooke
Harrison, Hannah Hatcher, Triston
Hawkins, Casey Helms, Andrew Huff,
Zane Kirk, Cheyanne Lee, Jade Maynard,
Taylor McCormick, Jacob Messer, Steven
Mundorff, Lauren Osborne, Cassie
Pate, Annie Pitts, Jackie Powell, Skylier
Roberts, Ian Sallas, Michael Sims,
Alexzandrea Smith, Chloe Swanson,
Hayden Syfrett, Ryan Wesner, Laura
Whitaker, Karlee White, Anna Williams,
Cameron Williams.

Third Grade A Honor Roll
Layne Brooks, Laney Bruner, Devyn
Bush,-Donnaluz Bush, Randall Bush,
Rayamber Carnley, Marlee Coates,
Alec Davis, Gwyneth Davis, Megan
Day, Courtney Demarias, Madison
Everett, Kyle Gillespie, Zion Glass,
Jacob Haddock, Karen Henderson,,
Paisley Howell, Tommie Hudson,
Josiah Merriel, Kamden Nelson, Seth
Pippin, Megan Rhinerson, Bailey Rich,
. Hunter Sheffield, Cassidy Taylor, Ivy
Tindell, Grace Whitehurst, William
Yancey.

Fourth Grade A Honor Roll
Brooke Birge, Taylor Carroll, James
Carter, Taylor Elmore, Micala Fisanick,
William Gould, Hayley Holman, Shawn
Hull, Sierra Miles, Austin Pauley, Jackie
Powell, Jennifer Raley, Kellie Reeves,
Martina Steverson, Colin Strickland,
Olivia Wyse.


Bonifay Elementary AB HONOR ROLL


Thousands of families & individuals in our
area are at-risk of going to bed hungry and
empty-handed on Christmas.


WANT TO MAKE A DIFFERENCE?

Mail in the Empty Stocking Fund envelope
inserted in today's paper to the Salvation Army
or The News Herald with your contribution!

The Empty Stocking Fund provides food and toy baskets
to thousands of families in Bay, Gulf, Franklin,
Holmes, and Washington counties.


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Bonifay Elementary School honor roll
First grading period

First grade AB Honor Roll
Lazarus Arnold, Austin Beemer,
Braden Carnley, Cheyenne Carroll, Jessie
Childree, Haleigh Duffell, Riley Fisher,
Caiden Foxworth, Rodney Gibson, Zarie
Gilmore, Corbin Griffin, Mya Harris,
Jaden Holloman, Aidan Ivey, Kaylee
Lubbe, Meadow Martin, Julia McClellan,
Devin Mckeithen, Jared Meeks, Caleigha
Merriel, Courtney Monk, Samantha
Moore, Daniel Music, Kiley Music, Jorden
Odom, Emily Outler, Lauren Parker,
Cody Pate, Lisa Prikken, Kinsley Savelle,
Sajon Sawyer, Caleb Sherrouse, Ashton
Smith, Katie Smith, Lillian Sparks, Elisha
Swanson, Faith Urquhart, Madison Ward,
Levi Williams, Skylar Willingham.

Second Grade AB Honor Roll
Khadija Anees, Tristan Bess, Brian
Blane, Katy Bomann, Kristan Bourg,
Caitlyn Callahan, Catherine Carnley,
Logan Chitty, Hannah Connell, Jennifer
Cosson, Logan Creel, Isabella Duke,
Victor Fisher, Jason Fowler, Levi Fugate,
Victor Gonzalez, Nathan Harcus, Ethan
Harris, Madison Hodge, Savanna
Hysmith, Camerron Jackson, Jessie
Johnson, Mackenzie Jordan, Kenzlie
Kolmetz, Mprgan Lee, Kobi Long, Andrea
Mancill, Alorria McDunnah, William
McGalmery, Nyla Moyer, Cassidy Music,
Jayda Music, Kinzie Nelson, Benajmin
Peters, Darrell Powell, Matthew
Pridgen, Dollie Rabon, Hayden Sellers,
Jacob Shelton, Cody Shirah, Trevor
Simmons, Ethan Slay, Nicholas Smith,
Isabella Steverson, Alia Timmons,
Dadrianna Watkins, Alyssa Watson,
Michael Wilkerson, Victoria Wilson, Anna
Yeargain.


Third Grade AB Honor Roll
Megan Allen, Wallace Bailey,
Reanna Bartlett, Alexander Beeler,
Dustin Bonner, Alyssa Brewer,
Clayton Bush, Kylie Bush, Faith
Cook, Aden Cooper, Kyle Decker,
Alyna Donelson, Shawna Ellenburg,
Brennon Granberry, Shaylyn Harris,
Brandi Hemingway, Emily Hewett,
Walter Holmes, Dustin Huff, Anna
Hull, Tyler Jackson, Jasmine Johnson,
Kaylee Jones, Sieria Kirch, Karlee
Landaverde, Kaleb Lawlor, George
Lee, Cody Lumpkin, Jamin Marks,
Jace Marshall, Zaveion Matthews,
Tai Meintel, Matthew Music, Norie
Padgett, Jacob Paul, Isaiah Paulk,
William Pontius, Sierra Savelle, Caleb
Sellers, Tristan Stewart, Aydan Tate,
Zackary Williams, Cameron Zion.

Fourth Grade AB Honor Roll
Zayla Ard, Adrianna Bass, Jessica
Bomann, Maison Brown, Savannah
Burgess, Devyn Butorac, Marife
Concepcion, Caleb Cooley, Alexa
Everett, Christian Franklin, Nina
Fuller, Kevin Gardner, Rosa Guerrero,
Carley Harless, Laura Hartzog,
Lindsey Hartzog, Ronni Holbrook,
Cody Jones, Deanna Kevilly, Kodie
King, Finn Mathis, Zachary Messer,
Kendall Mitchell, Claudia Monk,
Madison Moss, Hannah Neitsch, Isaac
Perez, Victoria Pike, Hunter Pippin,
Summer Pippin, Jonathan Pridgen,
Kaitlyn Puchala, Kassidy Raley,
Moses Ramirez-Ecarnacion, Christian
Robledo, Randi Sellers, Emily Shelby,
Samuel Shirah, Samantha Slay, Nikea
Smith, Adrian Spears-Brown, Ayesh;a
Temple, Mason Ward, Roger Ward,
Perry Wells, Samuel White, Dessa
Williams.


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Ministry NEWS


Cypress Creek
presents 'I Have Seen
the Light'
ALFORD Cypress Creek
Community Church present
a Christmas Presentation,"
I Have Seen the Light."
The presentation fea-
tures the Liberty Expres-
sive Worship Team, the
Children's Hand-bell Choir
and the Quad C Praise and
Worship Team.
"I Have Seen the Light"
will be presented on Friday,
Dec. 18 at 7 p.m. and Sunday,
Dec. 20 at 10:30 a.m. The pre-
sentation will be held in the
sanctuary at Cypress Creek
Community Church.
The Church is located at
1772 Macedonia Road locat-
ed 2-1/2 miles west of Alford
just off the Alford Highway
(Hwy. 276). Pastor James
Vickery and the entire con-
gregation invite everyone to
attend.


'The Christmas Story'
CHIPLEY The First Pres-
byterian Church, 658 5th
Street in Chipley will host
television and theater ac-
tor Frank Runyeon as he
tells the Christmas Story on


Saturday, Dec. 19 starting at
6:30 p.m. The story of Christ-
mas is "the story of how
LIGHTcameintotheworld,"
according to Runyeon's
comically imperfect angel-
in training-who arrives
with a crash, from Brooklyn.
As the story unfolds more
and more members of the
audience suddenly discover
themselves center stage,
helping to bring the story of
Christmas alive. Admission
is free.


Activities at
First UMC Chipley -
CHIPLEY First United
Methodist Church Activities
Scheduled for December in-
clude:
*Sunday Dec. 20 there
will be a combine worship
service at 10:30 a.m. Its the
annual Children's Christ-
mas performance. This year
they will perform "Legacy of
Love" by Katie Combs and
arranged by Dave Clark.
*Thursday Dec. 24 at
5:00 p.m. the Christmas Cel-
ebration reaches its climax
with a candle light service.
The youth will decorate the
walkways with luminaries
in preparation for this most


Holy Night. Pastor Jerry
Maywill deliver the message
detailing the true meaning
of Christmas. Communion
will be served.
Following communion,
the lights in the stained
glass sanctuary will be
dimmed and each person
will light their candle as ev-
eryone sings "Silent Night,
Holy Night."


'Christmas: It's the
Most Wonderful Time
of the Year!'
BONIFAY The Dove-
Award winning team of Sue
C. Smith and Russell Mauld-
in have come together to
bring Gully Springs Baptist
Church this touching insight
into the spirit pf the season
with a great blend of simple,
but compelling drama and
memorable songs.
. Set in a small town
square, a local church choir
gets ready for their annual
Christmas presentation.
Through the eyes of a
local street vendor, several
heart-felt stories are retold
to communicate just what
makes this annual event so
special.
Gully Springs Baptist


Houses of WORSHIP


African Methodist Episcopal
Grant Tabernacle AME: 577 Martin
Luther King, Chipley. Pastor is the Rev.
Larry Brown.
New Bethel AME: U.S.,90 in Bonifay.
Pastor is Alice Hennessey.
St. John AME: 3816 Clemmons
Road, Vernon. Service on first and third
Sunday at 11:15 a.m. Pastor is the Rev.
Leon Singleton.
St. Joseph AME: 1401 Monroe'
Sheffield Road, Chipley. Pastor is the
Rev. Roy Hudson.
St. Luke AME: 4009 Jackson
Community Road, Vernon. Service on
second and fourth Sunday at 11 a.m.
Pastor is the Rev. Leon Singleton.
Assembly of God
Bonifay First Assembly: 1009 S.
W4ukesha St. Pastor is John Chance.
Carmel Assembly of God: County
160 in the Bethlehem Community. Pastor
is Tommy Moore.
Cords of Love Assembly of God:
2060 Bethlehem Road in the Kynesville
area. Pastor is Jerry Sanford.
Ebro Assembly of God: State 79
South. Pastor is Lloyd Lykins.
Faith Assembly of God: Underwood
Road behind Poplar Springs School.
Pastor is Charles Carlton.
Grace Assembly of God: 567 N. Main
St. Pastor the Rev. Dallas Pettis.
Graceville First Assembly of God:
5565 Brown St. Pastor is Charles
Jackson.
Lighthouse Assembly of God: 1201
S. Waukesha St. (State 79), Bonifay.
Sunday School 10 a.m., Sunday services
11 a.m. and 6 p.m., every second
Wednesday fellowship supper. Pastor is
Michael Presley.
Little Rock Assembly of God: 1923
Highway 173, six miles north of Bonifay.
Pastor is the Rev. Ben Peters.
Live Oak Assembly of God: Just off
Highway 177-A north of Bonifay. Pastor
is Danny Carnley.
Mt. Olive Assembly of God: Highway
179-A off Highway 2. Pastor Thomas
Ealum Jr.
Mt. Pleasant Assembly of God:
Highway 179-A, eight miles north of
Westville. Pastor is the Rev. Clyde
Smith.
New Bethany Assembly of God:
Shaky Joe Road just off Highway 280
at Hinson's Crossroads. Pastor is Leon
Jenkins.
New Life Fellowship Assembly of
God: 695 Fifth St., Chipley. Pastor.Vince
Spencer
New Smyrna Assembly of God,
Adolph Whitaker Road six miles north of
Bonifay. The Rev. Josh Garner is pastor.
Noma Assembly of God: 1062 Tindel
St., Noma. Pastor is Jerry Leisz.
Northside Assembly of God:
1009 N. Rangeline St., across from
Bonifay Elementary. Pastor Edwin Bell.
Smith Chapel Assembly of God:
2549 Smith Chapel Road, just off
Highway 177-A. Pastor George Stafford.
Vernon Assembly of God Church:
3349 McFatter Avenue. Pastor is the
Rev. Wesley Hall.
Wausau Assembly of God: Highway
77. Pastor is Danny Burns.
Westville Assembly of God: Highway
181 North. Pastor is Lavon Burke.
Winterville Assembly of God:
Dogwood Lakes Road. Pastor Mitch
Johnson.
Baptist
Abigail Free Will Baptist: Dawkins
Street in Vernon.
Berean Baptist: 1438 Nearing Hills
Road in Chipley. Pastor is Jesse Bowen.
Bethany Baptist: 10 miles north of
Bonifay on Highway 79. Pastor is Ed
Barley
Bethlehem Baptist: Highway 177.
Pastor is Dr. Wesley Adams.
Beulah Anna Baptist: Coursey Road
a half-mile off Highway 81. Pastor is
David Hidle.
Blue Lake Baptist: Southeast corner
where 1-10 and Highway 77 cross on
the lake.
Bonifay First Baptist: 311 N.
Waukesha. Pastor Shelley Chandler.
Bonifay Free Will Baptist: Corner of
Kansas Avenue and Oklahoma Street.
Pastor is Tim Schneider.
Caryville Baptist: 4217 Old Bonifay
Road. Pastor Aubrey Herndon.
Chipley First Baptist: 1300 South
Blvd Pastor is Michael Orr.
Chipley First Free Will Baptist:
1387 South Blvd. Pastor is Ben Hull.
East Pittman Freewill Baptist:
half-mile north of Highway 2 on 179.
Eastside Baptist. Highway 277, Vernon.
Esto First Baptist: 1050 N. Highway
79. Pastor is Ryan Begue.
Evergreen Missionary Baptist:


Westville.
The Fellowship at Country Oaks:
574 Buckhorn Blvd., 17 miles southeast
of Chipley off Orange
Gap Pond Free Will Baptist: 1980
Gap Blvd. in Sunny Hills. Interim Pastor
is the Rev. George Cooper.
Gritney Baptist Church, 2249
Highway 179. Pastor Rodd Jones
Gully Springs Baptist: Three miles
west of Bonifay on Highway 90. Pastor
Tim Hall.
Hickory Hill Baptist: 1656 Hickory
Hill Road (Highway 181 N), Westville.
Holmes Creek Baptist: Cope Road
northwest of Chipley.
Holyneck Missionary Baptist:
3395 Cemetery Lane, Campbellton. -
Pastor Richard Peterson Sr.
Jerusalem Missionary Baptist:
614 Bennett Drive, Chipley Price Wilson
- is pastor.
Leonia Baptist: Church is located
in northwest Holmes County. Pastor is
Stacy Stafford.
Lovewood Free Will Baptist:
1745 Lovewood Road, Cottdndale.
Pastor is Henry Matthews.
Mt. Ararat Missionary Baptist:
1233 Old Bonifay'Road, Chipley. Pastor
is Dr. H.G. McCollough.
Mt. Zion Independent Baptist:
Highway 2, one mile west of Highway
79 in Esto. Pastor is Steve Boroughs.
New Beginning Baptist: 1049
Sariders Ave., Graceville. Pastor is
Rudolph Dickens.
New Concord Free Will Baptist:
James Paulk Road off Highway 177.
Pastor James Carnley.
New Hope Baptist: Intersection of
Highways 2 and 179A.
New Hope Missionary Baptist
Church (Two Egg), 3996 Wintergreer
Road, Greenwood.
New Orange Baptist: 782 Alford
Road. Pastor is Alcus Brock.
New Prospect Baptist: 761 New
Prospect Road, Chipley. Pastor is
Kermit Soileau.
New Zion Baptist: Highway 177-A
-north of Highway 2.
Noma Baptist: Highway 175 north of
Highway 2.
Northside Baptist: Intersection of
Highways 81 and 90 in Ponce de Leon.
Pastor is Ken Harrison.
Oakie Ridge Baptist: Corner of
Orange Hill and Gilbert's Mill roads,
southeast of Chipley.
Orange Hill Baptist: 3.6 miles east
of Wausau, off Pioneer Road at 3485
Gainer Road. Pastor is Phillip Gainer.
Orange Hill Missionary Baptist,
816 Sunday Road, Chipley. Pastor is the
Rev. James Johns.
Piney Grove Free Will Baptist: ,
1783 Piney Grove Road, south of
Chipley. Pastor is Tim Owen.
Pleasant Hill Free Will Baptist:
1900 Pleasant Hill Road.
Poplar Head Independent Free Will
Baptist: Poplar Head Road. Pastor is
the Rev. James Pate.
Poplar Springs Baptist: 1098
Lovewood Road, Graceville. Pastor is
John Howell.
St. John Free Will Baptist: St. John's
Road, Bonifay.
St. Matthew's Missionary Baptist:
4156 St. Matthew's Road, Caryville.
Pastor is the Rev. Jarles Johns.
Salem Free Will Baptist: 2555
Kynesville Road (Highway 276)
between Cottondale and Alford. Pastor
is Donnie Hussey.
Sand Hills Baptist: 6758 Highway
77. Pastor is T Keith Gann.
Shady Grove Baptist Church, 1955
Highway 177-A, Bonifay. 547-3517.
Shiloh Baptist: Church located on
Highway 277, three miles south of
Highway 90 in Chipley.
Shiloh Missionary Baptist: 3013
Moss Hill Road in Vernon. Pastor Rev.
Marcelious Willis Jr.
Sunny Hills First Baptist. 1886 Sunny
Hills Blvd. Pastor is Mike Swingle.
Union Hill Baptist Highway 177,
a mile south of Highway 2. Pastor is
Maurice Jenkins
Unity Baptist: 3274 River Road,
Hinson's Crossroads. Pastor is Lindsey
Martin.
Vernon First Baptist, 2888 Church
St., Vernon.
Wausau First Baptist: Highway 77.
The Pastor is Chris Burghoff.
West Bonifay Baptist: 609 W. Indiana
Ave.
Islam
Masid Dawah, 800 East Hwy. 90,
Bonifay Dr. M. Yunis, 547-4284
Lutheran
Grace Lutheran: Highway 90 East,
Bonifay Interim pastor is Jerry Conley.


Catholic
Blessed Trinity Catholic: Highway
177-A in Bonifay.
St. Joseph the Worker Catholic:
Highway 77 South, Chipley.
St. Theresa Catholic Church: Sunny
Hills Boulevard, Chipley.
Church of Christ
Chipley Church of Christ: 1295
Brickyard Road. Wes Webb is minister.
Esto Church of Christ: 1247 N.
Highway 79.
Church of God
Bonifay Church of God: Brock
Avenue. Pastor is John Stamey.
Church of God by Faith: 3012 Church
St., Vernon. Pastor is Elder T. Powell,
Tabernacle of Praise Church of God:
Highway 77 South. Pastor is Victor Fisher.
Church of God in Christ
Spirit-Filled Church of God in Christ:
2128 Pate Pond Road, Caryville. Pastor
is Elder Tony Howard.
Yes Lord Deliverance Church of
God in Christ:.739 Seventh St. (next to
the National Guard Armory) in Chipley.
Pastor is David Woods Jr.
Church of God In Prophecy
New Bayview Church of God of
Prophecy: 1097 New Bayview Church
Road, Bonifay. Pastor Sylvia Foskey.
Church of God of Prophecy: 1386 W.
Jackson Ave., Chipley, Pastor is Ernest
Dupree.
Episcopal
St. Matthew's Episcopal: Highway 90
West, Chipley. Vicar is Ward S. Clarke.
Holiness
Harris Chapel Holiness: Eight miles
north of Caryville on Highway 179.
Pastors are the Rev. Norman and Judy
Harris.
Sweet Gum Holiness: 105 Corbin
Road, Cottonidale.
Third United Holiness: 608 W. Eighth
Ave., Graceville. Pastor is Arthur Fulton.
Jehovah's Witnesses
Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses:
2048 Highway 77, Chipley.
Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses:
Highway 90, Bonifay.
Jewish
Temples are available in Dothan and
Panama City.
Islam
Mosque available in Blountstown.
Pentecostal
Fifth United Pentecostal Holiness
church, 776 Peach Street, Chipley.
Pastor is Elder Billy Wilson and Assistant
Pastor is Evangelist B. Snipes.
First United Pentecostal: 1816
Highway 90 W., Chipley. Pastor is James
Caudle.
First United Pentecostal: 2100
Highway 90 West, Westville. Pastor
Jason Campbell.
Open Pond Unitea Pentecostal: 1885
Highway 179-A, Westville. Pastor is Ray'
Connell,
Trinity'Pentecostal Tabernacle:
Highway 77 between Sunny Hills and
Greenhead, Pastor is Larry Willoughby.
True Holiness Pentecostal: 5099
Little Rock Circle, Ebro. Pastor is Louis
D. Brown.
Turning Point First United Pentecostal:
Highway 90 West, Chipley. Pastor is
James Caudle.
Wausau Pentecostal Holiness: 2201
Pioneer Road. Pastor is James Barwick.
Seventh Day Adventist
Bonifay Seventh Day Adventist: 604
Mathusek St. Pastor is Jeff Westberg.
Methodist
Bethlehem United Methodist;
Highway 177, look for sign.
Bonifay United Methodist: Oklahoma
Street.
Cedar Grove United Methodist: Two
miles west of Miller's Crossroadd on
Highway 2. Pastor is John Hinkle.
Chipley First United Methodist:
1285 Jackson Ave.
East Mt. Zion United Methodist:
. Highway 173 N., 10 miles from Bonifay.
Lakeview United Methodist: Highway
279 near Five Points, 1970 Lakeview
Drive. Pastor Mike Weeks.
Mt. Ida Congregational Methodist:
Just off Highway 2 in Holmes County's
New Hope community. Pastor is the Rev.
Tom Whiddon.
New Hope United Methodist' State
Road 79 south of Vernon.
Orange Hill United Methodist: Sunday
Road off Orange Hill Road. Pastor is Ron
Alderman.
Otter Creek United Methodist: North
of Ponce de Leon off Highway 81 (look
for sign).
Pleasant Grove United Methodist:
2430 Shakey Joe Road, near Hinson
Crossroads.
Poplar Head United Methodist: 1.5
miles north of Highway 2 on Highway


Church on US 90 just three
miles west of Bonifay. The
program is presented by
the Gully Springs Adults
Choir and others on Friday
Dec. 18 at 6:30 p.m. and Sun-
day Dec. 20 p.m. at 6:00 p.m.
For more information call
547-3920.


Jerusalem MBC
Christmas pageant
CHIPLEY Jerusalem Mis-
sionary Baptist will present
their Christmas pageant on
Sunday, Dec. 20 at 5:00 p.m.,
The youth department will
present first, followed by the
senior mission department.
This pageant is entitled,
'The World is. Mine... The
Unwrapped Gift." The Rev.
Price Wilson is pastor.


'A Christmas
Offering' presented
GRACEVILLE The worship
choir at Poplar Springs Bap-
tist will present "A Christ-
mas Offering" by 'Marty
Parks on Sunday, Dec. 20, at
6:00 p.m. Everyone is invited
with fellowship afterwards.
The church is at 1098 Love-
wood Road, Graceville. For
information call 638-4162



,163.
Red Hill United Methodist: State Road,
2, two miles west of SR 79. Pastor is the
Rev. Buddy Penningfon.
'Vernon United Methodist Church;
3540-A Main St., Vernon; 535-2655;
Pastor Steve McCoy.
Wausau United Methodist: Highway
77.
Presbyterian
Chipley First Presbyterian: Fifth Street
and Watts Avenue.
Sunny Hills Presbyterian: 3768
Country Club Blvd. Pastor is Kenneth
Kelley,
Other
Amazing Grace Faith Fellowship
Assembly: 3253 Highway 2. Pastor is
Bobby Tidwell.
Bonifay Bible Church, Living, Loving
God, old Howell Chevrolet building,
Tuesday and Thursdays at 6:30 p.m.
each night; Sunday, 2:30-4:30 p.m. T.G.
Hobbs, pastor.
Bonifay House of Prayer: 826 N.
Garyville Road. Pastor is Devon Richter.
Bonnett Pond Community Church:
2680 Bonnett Pond Road between
Wausau and Vernon. Pastor is the Rev,
Teddy Joe Bias.
Caryville Evangelistic'Center: Wright's
Creek Road in Caryville, just north of
Highway 90. Pastor is Wayne Brannon.
Christian Fellowship Center, 1458
Monroe Sheffield Road, Chipley, Pastor is
Isaac Harmon.
Christian Haven: Finch Circle,
Wausau. Pastor Carlos Finch.
The Church of Jesus Christ of
Latter-day Saints, North Ride, Bonifay, FL
32425: 850-547-1254 or 850-547-4557
Bonifay Ward: Bishop Joshua Bowen
Chipley Ward: Bishop Charles'Munns
Cornerstone Fellowship of Chipley;
1301 Main St. (old Chuckwagon),
Chipley, Sunday services 10:30 a.m.
Pastor is Larry Capan.'
Cornerstone Harvest Outreach:
Corner of Reno and Fanning Branch,
Vernon. Pastors are Willis and Drucile
Hagan.
Courts of Praise. 1720 Clayton Road,
Chipley. Pastor is Rick Lovett.
Covenant Community Fellowship,'
844 Main Street, Chipley. Pastor is Joey
Robbins.
Cypress Creek Community Church:
2.5 miles west of Alford at 1772
Macedonia Road. Pastor is James
Vickery.
Faith Covenant Fellowship: Highway
277 half-mile south bf 1-10. ,
Family Worship Center: 531 Rock Hill
Church Road. '
Grace & Glory Worship Center: 1328
Railroad Ave., Chipley. Pastor is Debbie
Williams.
Graceville Community: 1005 E. Prim
Ave. Pastor Dale Worle .
Holmes Valley Community Church:
3550 Fanning Branch Road, Vernon.
Pastors Willis and Drucile Hagan.
House of Prayer Worship Center:
763 West Blvd. Pastor is Anthony B.
McKinnie.
Liberty Church: Creek Road in
Vernon. Pastor is Dennis Boyett.
Moss Hill Church: Second and fourth
Sunday, 2 p.m. Off Highway 279.
New Effort Church: New Effort
Church Road, Bonifay. Pastor is Brent
Jones.'
New Faith Temple Church of Prayer
EFA.P.; 841 Orange Hill Road, Chipley;
638-4982; Pastor Annie Holmes.
Northwest Florida Christian Church:
4465 Highway 77 (meets Sundays at
6 p.m. for Bible study). Pastor is Fred
King.
Pine Hill Church: 1675 Robins Bridge
Road, Bonifay. 32425. Pastors: B.T.
Owens and James Bush.
The Potters Hands: Greenhead at
corner of Highway 77 and Pine Log
Road. Pastors are Robert and Sheila
Smith.
Sapp Holiness Church: 2207 Sapp
Road, Cottondale.
Someone To Care International
Ministries Inc.; 1705 Pioneer Road,
Chipley. Just 2.5 miles east of caution
light in Wausau. Pastor is the Rev S J
Cunningham.
Spirit and the Bride Harvest
Ministries, 2059 Highway 177, Bonifay,
FL 32425; Pastors Mike and Debbie
Sasser; 850-373-7712
Sunny Hills Chapel 4283 Highway
77 Pastor is William E Holman.
Vernon Evangelistic: Highway 79.
Pastor Keith Mashburn.
White Double Pond: Pastor is Michael
Monk.
The Word Church, 335 Alford Road,
Cottondale. Pastors are Buddy and
Jeanne Steele


A young
and successful
executive was -
traveling down
a neighborhood
street, going a bit
too fast in his new
Jaguar. He was '.
Watching for kids WES
'darting out from Leti
between parked Ligh
cars and slowed
down when he thought
he saw something. No
children appeared, but
instead a brick smashed
into the Jag's side door!
He slammed on the
brakes and spun the
Jag back to the spot
where the brick had been
thrown. He jumped out of
the car, grabbed the brick
throwing kid and pushed
him up against parked
car shouting, "What was
that all about and who
are you? Just what the
heck are you doing?".,
Building up a head
of steam he went on.
"That's a new car and
that brick you threw
is going to cost a lot of
money. Why did you do.
it?"
"Please mister, please
I'm sorry, I didn't know
what else to do," pleaded
the youngster. "I threw
the brick because.no one
else would stop..."
Tears were dripping
down the boy's chin as
he pointed around the
parked car. "It's my
brother," he said. "He
rolled off the curb and fell
out of his wheelchair and
I can't lift him up."
Sobbing, the boy
asked the executive,


WEBB
[Your
t Shine


'"Would you
please help me
get him back
into his
wheelchair? He's
hurt and he's too
heavy for me.'.
: Moved
beyond words,
the driver tried
to swallow "


the rapidly
swelling lump in his
throat. He lifted the
young man ack into the
wheelchair-and took out
his handkerchief and
wiped the scrapes and
cuts, checking to see that
everything was going to
be okay.
"Thank you and May
God bless you," the
grateful child said to him.
The man then ,
watched the little boy
push his brother down
the sidewalk toward their
home.
It was a long walk
back to his Jaguar. He
kept the dent to remind
him not to go through life
so fast that someone has
to throwa brick at you to
get your attention.
God whispers in our
souls and speaks to your
hearts. Sometimes when
we don't have time to
listen, He has to throw a
brick at us.
It's our choice: Listen
to the whisper or wait
for the brick!!

This message has
been provided by
Wes Webb, evangelist,
Chipley Churchof
Christ, 1295 Brickyard
Rd. Chipley, FL 32428


A whisper or a brick


The Greatest Gift


Each year we celebrate the birth of a helpless child:
Jesus the Lord, the King of kings, the Messiah, the
only Son of God. However, the significance of this
special gift, given to us by our Heavenly Father,
' often becomes secondary to all the other things
that the Christmas season has to offer. During
this time of year, we are also thinking about all
of the gifts-that we may receive and all those we
have to purchase for.our loved ones and friends.
Surely, decorating our homes, buying gifts, and
all of the holiday preparations can become quite
hectic; nevertheless, most everyone enjoys doing
these things for this special holiday. Also, because
ofChristmas, most places of worship have special
events scheduled during this time of year that we
should try to attend and take part in. God wants
us to enjoy all of the wonderful things during this
blessed time, and to be mindful of the great love
that He has for us. His love is uniquely exemplified
by giving us eternal salvation in a helpless Child,
lying in a manger, wrapped in swaddling cloths.

Glory to God in the highest, and on Earth peace,
goodwill toward men.
New KJ.V. Luke 2:14


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Obituaries


Carnell C. Gilbert


Carnell Clark Gilbert,
64, of Malone died Dec.
7, 2009, in the Southeast
Alabama Medical Center
in Dothan, Ala. She
was born Feb. 24, 1945,
to the late Lee H. and
Girlsey Clark Sr. She
was a member of the Mt.
Zion Missionary Baptist
Church and worked and
retired from the Jackson
County School System.
She is survived by
her husband of 45 years,
Johnnie Lee Gilbert, and
son, LaDray Brandon
Gilbert; nieces, DeCarla
Gray of Beaufort,
SC, Tracey Dudley of
Marianna, and Nichole
* Thompson of Atlanta,
Ga.; nephew, Ulyssess
Dudley of Marianna; god
children, Mathis Robinson
of Belleville IL, Qualie
Roulac of Marianna,
and Tierra Campbell of
Malone; sisters, Lillie
Hopkins of Greenwood,


Margaret J.
Margaret Jeanette
Roberts Hall, 82, of
Bonifay, died Aug. 4,.
2009, at Flowers Hospital
following a brief illness.
She was born Nov. 21,
1927, in Dothan, AL to
Martha Ada Pitts Roberts
Tyson and her father was
Jesse Bryant Roberts. She
was a member of the First
United Methodist Church,
Bonifay. She graduated
from Dothan High School
in 1944 and attended the
University of Alabama
and Monmouth College in
Long Branch, New Jersey
while living with her sister,
Maudine Roberts Miller
and husband Colonel
James R. Miller, who
were stationed at Fort
Dix. Margaret returned
to Bonifay and began
working with the old public
welfare department later
marrying Robert L. Hall
of Lisman, AL in August
1951, who came to Bonifay
to teach in the veteran's


Erin "Connie" Dudley of
St. Petersburg, Luvenia
Jennings and Meltoria
Clark both of Greenwood;
brother and sister-in-
laws, Louise Davis of
Orlando, E. K. Gilbert of
Miami, Namon Gilbert of
Malone, Allie B. Pittman
of Marianna, Ella May
Hoskins of Vauxhall,
N.J., Lury Gilbert,
Edward Gilbert both of
Malone, Doris Ruffin
and husband, Jerry, of
Orlando, Maude Gilbert of
Malone, and Zane Gilbert
of Campbellton; and a
host of Nieces, Nephews,
cousins and friends.
Services were held
Dec. 12, 2009, at the Mt.
Zion Missionary Baptist
Church in Malone with
the Prophet Willie
Clark officiating, with
McKinnie Funeral Home
of Campbellton directing.
Burial followed in the
church cemetery.


Roberts Hall
school. She was involved
in numerous church,
school, and community
activities. She returned to
work for Holmes County
Judge Louis Hutchinson:
in juvenile court, followed
by the Florida Division
of Youth Services in
1971, and retiring as a
Department of Health
and Rehabilitative -
Services Program
Administrator for Holmes
and Washington counties
in 1995.
She is survived by
daughter Adena Moree
of Troy, AL; son Robert
(Katrina) of Jacksonville,
FL.
Services were held
on Dec. 6 at the First
United Methodist
Church in Bonifay with
arrangements by Sims
Funeral Home. The
family requests that any
remembrances be made
to their own church or a
favorite charity.


Randall D. Pettis


Randall Dean
"Randman" Pettis, 51, of
Ft. Walton Beach, died
Dec. 5, 2009, at the VA
Hospital in Biloxi. Randall
was born Dec. 9, 1957, r
in Graceville, the son of
Donnie Pettis and Martha
Luvern Sasser Wilkin.
He served in the United
States Marine Corps. He
was a barber at Summit
In Hair for many years.
He had the distinction
of being a trainer and
platform artist for Loreal.
He had been a counselor
for JADA and was a past
master for the Omega
Masonic Lodge # 380.
Preceding him in
death is one son. Josh
Pettis.
Survivors include his
father, Donnie Pettis of
Ft. Walton Beach; his
mother, Martha Wilkin of
Chipley; three brothers,


Ronnie Pettis and his
wife, Debbie, of Niceville,
Deon Pettis of Crestview,
and Daniel Pettis of
Niceville; one sister, Elain
Thomas and her husband,
Hugh, of Eufaula, Ala.;
special friend, Vi Newbold
of Ft. Walton Beach; one
nephew; four nieces.
Services were held
Dec. 9, 2009, in the
chapel of Emerald
Coast Funeral Home
in Fort Walton Beach.
The interment followed
at the Beal Memorial
Cemetery with Masonic
and Military rites. The
Rev. Louie Pettis and
the Rev. John Pettis
officiating, Emerald
Coast Funeral Home
directing. Expressions of
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Howard Melton
Blount, 68, of Wausau,
died Dec. 7, 2009, in
the Gulf Coast Medical
Center in Panama City.
A native of Esto, he
had been a resident of
Wausau for the past 32
years. He was a self-
employed contractor, a
1960 graduate of Holmes
County High School,
a former Wausau City
Councilman and Wausau
mayor for 10 years. He
was a Mason and was of


Johnnie Frank Sasser,
69, of Hartford, Ala. died
Dec. 7, 2009. He was born
November 14, 1940, in
Holmes County to the
late J.R and Reather
Martin Sasser. He served
his country with the U.S.
Army and retired after 22
years of service.
He was preceded in
death by his parents; his
first wife, and mother
of his children, Brigitte
Sasser; as well as a
brother, Dallas Sasser.
Survivors include
his wife, Wyllene R.
Sasser, Geneva, AL; two
daughters, Christina
Helene Corley, Patricia
Ann Sasser; one son,
Harald Helmut Sasser, all
of Fayetteville, NC; one
sister, Audrey (Alaxon),
Pitts, Chipley, FL; three
brothers, Charles Edward
(Maxine) Sasser, Brantley,
AL, Curtis-McArthur


Sally Lou (Nana) Gray,
82, of Marianna died Dec.
8, 2009. She was born in
Poughkeepsie, NY, but
had spent most of her
life in Jackson County,
where she was retired
from Dozier School for
Boys. A special thanks
to Wiregrass Hospice,
including Dr. Jimenez H.
Rodriguez, and Dr. Darius
Aliabadi.
She is survived
by Robert Jordy of
Marianna; two sons,
Robert Gray of Marianna
and William Webster and


SWillie Kay Kellum, Jr.,
50, of Bonifay died Dec. 5,
2009, at Bonifay Nursing
and Rehab Center in
Bonifay. He was born May
11, 1959, in Donalsonville,
GA to the late Willie Kay
and Theo Lucille Holland
Kellum, Sr.
In addition to his
parents, he is preceded
by one brother, Milton
Blackman and one
granddaughter, Tiffany
Thomas.
He is survived by
his wife, Nancy Kay
Blackburn Kellum of
Bonifay; eight children,
Margaret Owens of
Graceville; Matthew'
Kellum of Punta Gorda;
Dustin Crutchfield of
Panama City; Jonathon
Kellum of Bonifay; Nancy
Thompson and husband,


Vernon Leroy (Roy)
Pruett, Jr., passed
away Dec. 5, 2009, at
his home in Silver Lake
Estates, Marianna. He
was born Jan. 9, 1949,
in Washington, NC. He
was a disabled veteran
who served his country
during the Vietnam war
as a boatswain's mate in
the United States Navy.
He served from July
1966, until his discharge
in October 1969. RoyHe
spent much of his life in
Los Angeles, Calif., where
he worked as a truck
driver. He later settled in
Marianna, and worked in
farming.
He is preceded in
death by his mother, Mary
Shattenberg Weatherly,
his father, Vernon Leroy


Methodist faith.
Survivors include his
wife, Marlene Carter
Blount of Wausau and
one son, Derek Blount of
Wausau.
Services were held
Dec. 10, 2009, at Brown
Funeral Home, Brickyard
Road Chapel with the
Rev. James Barwick
and the Rev. Mike Orr
officiating, Brown Funeral
home directing. Burial
followed in Wausau
Memorial Gardens.


(Carolyn) Sasser,
Jacksonville, AL, Roger
Dale (Brenda) Sasser,
Esto; two grandchildren,
Michael Wayne and
Christopher Scott Corley,
both of Fayetteville, NC;
three step children, Elaine
(Larry) Griswold, New
Brockton, AL, Dianne
Cook, Florida, Debra
(Robert) Miller, Geneva,
AL; severalhieces,
nephews, other extended
family and friends.
Services were held
Dec. 10, 2009, in the
chapel of Sorrells Funeral
Home in Geneva with
the Rev. Dale Pettis
and the Rev. Stacey
Stafford officiating.
Burial was held Dec. 14,
in the Sandhills State
Veterans Cemetery in
Spring Lake, NC, with full
military honors, Sorrells
Funeral Home of Geneva
directing.


wife, Cathy, of New York;
four daughters, Linda
Webster of New York,
Carol Liles of Marianna,
Melany Woollet and
fiance, Glenn Williamson,
of Marianna, and Suzanne
Pope and husband,
Ronald, of Dothan, AL; 13
grandchildren; and nine
great-grandchildren.
Services were held
Dec. 13, 2009, at Maddox
Chapel with the Rev.
Gino Mayo officiating and
James & Sikes Funeral
Home Maddox Chapel
directing.


Thomas, of DeFuniak
Springs; Kimberly Holmes
and husband, Anthony, of
DeFuniak Springs; Robert
Thomas and wife, Jessica,
of DeFuniak Springs;
Jason Thomas and wife,
Becky, of DeFuniak
Springs; 16 grandchildren
and one great-grandchild;
one brother, Ed Kellum
and wife, Donna '
Crutchfield of Great Falls,
MT; one sister, Virginia
Holland and husband,
Royce, of Bonifay; several
nieces and nephews.
Services were held Dec.
8, 2009, at Peel Funeral
Home Chapel of Bonifay
with the Rev. Kenneth
Hood officiating and Peel
Funeral Home directing.
Burial followed in Ephesus
Community Cemetery in
Jackson County.


Pruett, Sr., and his father-
in-law, Fred L. Harris. He
was of protestant faith.
Survivors include
his wife, Susan Maddox
Pruett; his stepsons,
Shannon Maddox and
wife, Sarah; Jason Maddox
and wife, Mary; Benjamin
Maddox and wife, Nikki;
Jeromy Maddox; their
children; mother-in-
law, Joan Harris, all of
the Marianna area; his
brother, Danny Peck and
wife, Muriel, of Orlando;
two sisters, Connie Brooks
of Youngstown and Bonnie
Miles of Fountain and their
families.
Memorialization by
cremation with James
& Sikes Funeral Home
Maddox Chapel in charge
of arrangements.


Virginia Maxine Magana,
87, of Greenwood died Dec.
3,2009, at Marianna Health
and Rehabilitation Center in
Marianna.


' Florence Hazel
Woodham Miller, age 87,
of Graceville died Dec.
7, 2009, following a brief
illness. She was born on
Nov. 10, 1922. She was
office manager for Dr.
Jack Miller for many
years and a member
of The First United
Methodist Church of
Graceville.
She is survived by
her husband, Dr. F. Jack
Miller; son, Lee Miller
and his wife, Debbie, of
Graceville; daughters,
Lynne Hooper and


Betty Gail Calloway
Oliver, 65, of Bascom,
died Dec. 7, 2009. She was
born in Donalsonville,
GA, on May 6,1944.
She was disabled for
more than 15 years. She
attended Friendship
United Methodist Church
in Gordon, AL, was a
devoted and caring wife,
mother, and grandmother.
She was preceded in
death by her husband,
Ben Oliver; a son, Robin
Oliver; a brother, Cecil
Calloway; and a sister
Marjorie Hall.
Survivors include


Michael Edward Street,
51 of Caryville, died Dec.
8, 2009, in the Bay Medical
Center in Panama City. He
was a native and life-long
resident of Washington
County and he was an
independent landscaping
contractor. He was a U.S.
Army veteran and was of
Baptist Faith.
Survivors include his
mother, Lilly Street of
Caryville; three brothers,
Robert Street of Panama


Harold Seeley Storms,
84, of Chipley, died Dec. 5,
2009, in the Bay Medical
Center. A native of Amity,
New York, he had been
a resident of Chipley for
the past 35 years, coming
from New Jersey. He had
retired as superintendent
of the Sunny Hills Golf
Course, was a member of
the Elks Club and was of
Methodist Faith.
Survivors include


Jim Johns


Jim "Daddy Jim"
Johns, 72, died Dec. 3,
2009, at the Lake City
Medical Center in Lake .
City. He,was born to
Horace and Irene Harris
Johns on April 11, 1937,
in Bellwood, Ala. He
received his education in
the public school system
of Bellwood, Ala. Later he
moved to Caryville and
then to Lake City, where
he met his soul mate, the
former Delois Jackson.
He was a member of True
Vine Missionary Baptist
Church. He enjoyed the
presence of his family
and many friends. He
provided for his family
through the many years
of employment with
Daniel Lumber Company.
Preceding him
were his parents and
the following siblings,
Jacob Johns, Lonnie C.
Johns, Richard Johns,
Moses Johns and Ada
Mae Jones; grandson,
Freeandre' Benton and
a great niece, Shaundrea
Johnson.
He is survived by
his wife, Delois Johns;
children, Milton Benton


(Yolanda), Jennell
Ficklin, Anaisha Coker,
Johnnie L. Smith and
Randall Smith; siblings,
Mae Peterson, Ludie Mae
Everett, Joseph Johns
and the Reverend James
Johns (Willie Mae);
sisters and brothers-in-
laws, Willie C. Jackson,
Sr. (Mary Helen), Joe
Jackson (Jimmie Lee),
Lottie Mae Smith
(John) and Arthur Lee
Randall; a goddaughter;
a god-grandson; eight
grandchildren; sixteen
great grandchildren;
five great-great
grandchildren; an aunt,
Agaree Young; numerous
nieces, nephews, other
relatives and many loving
friends.
Services were held
Dec. 12, 2009, at the St.
Mary African Methodist
Episcopal Church in
Caryville with the Rev.
Alvin Baker, the Rev.
Price Wilson, Minister
Calvin Pierce and Elder
Tony Howard officiating.
under the direction of
Cooper Funeral Home.
Burial followed in the
church cemetery.


Memorialization by
cremation with James
& Sikes Funeral Home
Maddox Chapel in charge of
arrangements.


husband, Bobby, of Lynn
Haven; Leslie Polston and
husband, Lamar; Lina
Henrickson and husband,
Everet,t of Graceville; 11
grandchildren, 17 great
grandchildren, 16 great-
great-grandchildren.
Services were held
Dec. 9, 2009, at the
First United Methodist
Church in Graceville with
the Rev. Dan Rhodes
officiating and James &'
Lipford Funeral Home
in Graceville directing.
Burial followed in Marvin
Chapel Cemetery.


three daughters, Gina
Skipper and husband,
Danny, of Malone; Amy'
,Frye and husband, Gerry,
of Bascom; and Ashlee
Brazeau and husband,
Matthew, of Douglas, MA;
and 11 grandchildren.
Services were
held Dec. 10, 2009, at
Friendship United
Methodist Church near
Gordon, AL., with burial
following in the church
cemetery, with the
Rev. Raymond Owens
officiating and James
and Sikes Funeral Home
Maddox Chhpel directing.


City, Walter Street of
Caryville and William
Street of Chipley; one
sister, Mary McNaron and
husband, Danny Mike, of
Wausau.
Services were held Dec.
12, 2009, in the Chapel of
Brown Funeral Home,
Main St. with the Rev. Tim
Bush officiating and Brown
funeral Home of Chipley
directing. Burial followed
in Hard Labor. Creek
Cemetery.


his wife of 65 years;
Ada Rose of Chipley,
one daughter; Nancy
McMahon of Chipley,
two Brothers; Everett
Storms of Creedmoor,
N.C. and Robert Storms of
Sparrow Bush, N.Y, three
grandchildren and four
great grandchildren.
Memorialization by
cremation, Brown Funeral
Home of Chipley in charge
of the arrangements.


Howard M. Blount


Johnnie F. Sasser


Virginia M. Magana


. Sally L. Gray


Florence H. Woodham Miller


Willie K. Kellum, Jr.


Betty G. Calloway Oliver


Michael E. Street


Vernon L. Pruett, Jr.


Harold S. Storms


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Commadeen W. Brigham


Commadeen Wright
Brigham, 82, of Chipley
died Dec. 8, 2009. She
was a native and life long
resident of Washington
County and of the Baptist
faith.
Survivors include her
children, Martha Brigham,
John Brigham, Jr., Rosa
Kent, James Brigham,
Calvin and Vminnie
Brigham, all of Chipley;
Vida Mae Bellamy of
Cottondale, Corine Brown,
Robert Brigham, both
of Melbourne, and Isaac
Brigham of Pensacola;
brothers and sisters,
Emma Russel of Dade.
City, Leo Wright and
Lambe Wright, both of


Mims, Anna Lee Wright
of Chipley and Magaline
Gravel of Bartow; adopted
Rev. Jessie and Paralee
Ward of Daytona Beach;
21 grandchildren; 37 great-
grandchildren; seven
great-great-grandchildren
and many other relatives
and friends.
Services were held
Dec. 14 at Mt. Ararat
Missionary Baptist
Church in Chipley
with Revs. Dr. H.G.
McCollough, T. Smith and
L.V Farmer officiating,
with the Cooper Funeral
Home of Chipley directing.
Burial followed in
Northside Cemetery in
Chipley.


Preston Eugene 'Gene'
Brown, a resident of
Vernon, died Dec. 9, 2009.
He was born on October
18, 1928, in Mitchell
County, GA to Frankie
Eugenia Posey and "
William Preston Brown.
The family farmed in
south Georgia. He helped
his father farm until, at
the age of 20, he married
Ella Mae Duke, from
Hartsfield, GA, and had a
child, Martha Jean. When
Preston was 23, the family
moved to Albany, Georgia
and a living building
homes, commercial
swimming pools, etc.
and moonlighted in
his backyard for years
building custom cabinets
for homes. He owned
his own construction
companies and drew plans
for the home he built.
He has supervised work


on multi-million dollar
water and waste water
treatment facilities. Some
of the localities he did this
work were in Georgia,
Florida, Oklahoma, North
Carolina and Guantanamo
Bay, Cuba.
He was preceded in
death by his wives, Ella
Mae and Ethel Hull of
Jacksonville.
He survived by his
daughter, Martha; son-
in-law, David Soderberg;
two granddaughters; and
two great-grandchildren;
two brothers, Clifford and
wife, Olene of Combs,
TX, and Johnny Mack, of
Perry.
Services were held
Dec. 14, 2009, at Sale
City Baptist Church
in Sale City, GA., with
Peel Funeral Home of
Bonifay in charge of
arrangements.


Wilson and William (Bill)
Bashline.
Survivors include
one daughter, Doris
Groove of New Castle,
Pa.; eight Grandchildren;
24 great-grandchildren;
and 20 great-great
Grandchildren.
Graveside funeral
services were held Dec. '
15 in Craig Memorial
Park Cemetery in St.
Augustine with Dr. Dudley
Weaver officiating. Brown
Funeral Home of Chipley
was in charge of the
arrangements. Friends
and family can sign the
online register at www.
brownfh.net.

AL. Weeks
and Jerry Weeks both of
Sneads; Skeeter Weeks of
Pelham, GA.; one sister,
Nancy White of Sneads; .
five grandchildren,
Jinny A. Carter, Robert
E. Adams, Jr. and wife,
Tiffany; Tamara Pacheco,
Desiree' Libby and
Harlee Moates and three
great grandchildren,
Rayleigh B. Carter, Mya
Pacheco and Klhoe
Pacheco.
Graveside funeral
service was held Dec. 10,
2009, at Cow Pen Pond
Cemetery with Sister
Eva Howell and the Rev.
Jack Howell officiating
and with James & Sikes
Funeral Home MaddQpx
Chapel directing.


Virginia W. Rucker


Nina Cloud Perdue, 80,
of Marianna, died Dec.
8, 2009, at Bay Medical
Center. She was born
in Malone, and retired
from Sunland Center of
Marianna.
She was preceded in
death by her first husband,
Zack L. Cloud, and her
second husband, George
Perdue; her parents, Will
and Elma Culpepper; and
two brothers, WH. and
Jimmy Culpepper.
She is survived by her
son, Larry Cloud and wife
Debbie, of Marianna; her
daughter, Shelia Mader
of.Marianna; one brother,
Kenneth Culpepper of
Dallas, TX; three sisters,
Voncile Herring of Malone,
Gayle Bradberry of


ichael Edward Street,
51, of Caryville, died Dec.
8, 2009, in the Bay Medical
Center in Panama City.
A native and life-long
resident of Washington
County, he was an
independent landscaping
contractor. He was a U.S.
Army veteran and was of
Baptist Faith. Survivors
include his Mother; Lilly
Street of Caryville, three
Brothers: Robert Street
of Panama City, Florida,


Virginia W. Rucker, 97,
of Chipley, died Dec. 9,
2009, in the Washington
County Rehab and
Nursing Center, in Chipley.
She was born May 29,
1912, in Callensburg,
Pennsylvania to William
Thomas and Edna Mae
(Wilson) Rankin. She
spent many years working
for J.C. Penny and Hills
Department Stores in
New Castle Pennsylvania,
and Warren, Ohio. After
retirement, she moved to
Florida.
She is preceded by her
husbands Jay Bashline
and W.C Rucker; parents;
and her children, Edna

Virginia AIV
Virginia M. Weeks,.
.66, of Grand Ridge died
Dec. 7, 2009 at her home
in Grand Ridge. A native
of Jackson County,
Weeks was a retired bus
driver for the Jackson
County School System
and attended Emanuel
Holiness Church.
She was preceded in
death by her parents,
Amos and Curtis Bradley
Weeks.
Survivors include, one
son, Mitchell Moates,
Jr. and wife Tammy,
of Pelham, GA.; two
daughters, Felicia Adams
and husband, Bob, of
Grand Ridge; Nina
Rountree of Sneads;
three brothers, Maxwell


Bascom, and Pat Johnson
of Savannah, GA; three
grandchildren, Zack Cloud
of New York City, Jeremy
Cloud'and wife, Veda, '
of Atlanta; and Michael'
Mader of Marianna; three
step-children, Hugh
Perdue of Clarksville,
James Perdue and ,wife
Debbie, of Blountstown;
and Norma Jean Adams
and husband, Ernie, of
Fountain; special friend
Rosetta Holden.
Services were held
Dec. 10, 2009, at Maddox
Chapel, with Father
Norman Bray officiating
and James and Sikes
Funeral Home Maddox
Chapel directing. Burial
followed in Riverside
Cemetery.


Walter Street of Caryville
and William Street of
Chipley, one Sister; Mary
(Libby) McNaron and
Husband Danny Mike of
Wausau.
Services were held Dec.
12, 2009, at Brown Funeral
Home, Main St. with the
Rev. Tim Bush officiating
with Brown Funeral Home
of Chipley in charge of
arrangements. Burial
followed in Hard Labor
Creek Cemetery.


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Community CALENDAR


WEDNESDAY. DEC. 16
CLOSED: Wausau Library
8 ajm. to 5 p.m.-Holmes
County Library open.
9 a.m. to 6 p.m.-Chipley
Library open.
1 p.m. to 6 p.m. -Vernon
Library open
10 a.m. to 12 p.m. Holmes
Council on Aging provides hot
meals and socialization.
11 a.m.-Washington Council
on Aging (located in Chipley)
senior lunches, for reservations
call 638-6217, donations accepted.
Noon -Bonifay Kiwanis Club
weekly meeting, held at Simbo's
Restaurant in Bonifay.
1 p.m. Line dancing,
Washington Council on Aging in
Chipley
7 p.m.- Depression and
Bipolar Support Group-meets at
First Baptist Church educational
annex building in Bonifay. Call
547-4397.
8 p.m.- Alcoholics Anonymous
meeting, held at Ponce de Leon
Methodist Church, Main Street in
Ponce de Leon.
THURSDAY, DEC. 17
7:30 amn.-Washington County
Chamber of Commerce breakfast.
CLOSED: Vernon Library
8 a.m.-Holmes County Library
open.
9 a.m to 6 p.m.-Chipley


Library open.
1 p.m .to 6 p.m.-Wausau
Library open.
10 a.m to noon -Holmes
Council on Aging provides hot
meals and socialization.
10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The Vernon
Historical Society Museum
is open to the public every
Wednesday from 10 a.m. till 2
p.m. and meetings are the fourth
Wednesday of the month at 2 p.m.
10:30 to 11 a.m.--Chipley
Library preschool storytime.
11 a.m.-Washington Council
on Aging (located in Chipley)
senior lunches, for reservations
call 638-6217, donations accepted.
Noon Alcoholics Anonymous
open meeting, New Life Assembly
Fellowhship Hall, Chipley.
1 to 6 p.m.-Wausau Library
open.
2 p.m. Hospice of the
Emerald Coast grief support
group, held at Jackson County
Public Library, 2929 Green Street,
Marianna.
3 p.m.-Vernon Garden Club
meeting.
6 to 9 p.m. GED Prep
classes each Tuesday and
Thursday at Washington-Holmes
Technical Center, 757 Hoyt St. in
Chipley.
6 p.m.-TOPS meeting, held at
Mt. Olive Baptist Church, located
three miles north of Bonifay on
Hwy. 79.


8 p.m.-Narcotics Anonymous
meeting, held at Blessed Trinity
Catholic Church in Bonifay.
8 p.m.-Alcoholics Anonymous
open meeting, held at New Hope
Volunteer Fire Station, Highway 2
in Holmes County.
FRIDAY, DEC. 18
CLOSED: Wausau Library
8 a.m. to 5 p.m.-Holmes
County Library open.
1 to 6 p.m.-Vernon Library
open
9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.-Chipley
Library open.
10 a.m. to noon Homes
Council on Aging provides bingo,
exercise, games, activities, hot
meals and socialization.
11 a.m.-Washington Council
on Aging (located in Chipley)
senior lunches, for reservations
call 638-6217, donations accepted.
8 p.m.- Alcoholics
Anonymous open meeting, held at
Presbyterian Church in Chipley.
SATURDAY, DEC. 19
8 a.m. to noon -Holmes
County Library open.
CLOSED: Wausau Library,
Chipley Library, Vernon Library
8 p.m.-Alcoholics Anonymous
meeting, held at Bonifay Methodist
Church, Oklahoma Street Bonifay.
SUNDAY, DEC. 20
8 p.m.-Alcoholics Anonymous
meeting, held in the board room at


Graceville-Campbellton Hospital
in Graceville.
MONDAY, DEC. 21
CLOSED: Holmes County
Library, Wausau Library, Vernon
Library.
9 a.m. to 6 p.m.-Chipley
Library open.
10 a.m. to noon Holmes
Council on Aging provides bingo,
exercise, games, activities, hot
meals and socialization.
11 a.m.-Washington Council
on Aging (located in Chipley)
senior lunches, for reservations
call 638-6217, donations
accepted.
6 to 7:30 p.m.-Salvation Army
Domestic Violence and Rape
Crisis Program,(SADVP) will
be hosting a domestic violence
support group each Monday. The
meeting will be held at the SADVP
Rural Outreach office at 1461 S.
Railroad Avenue, apartment one,
in Chipley. Call Emma or Jess at
415-5999.
7 p.m.-Esther Masonic Lodge
#144, Bonifay.
8 p.m.-Alcoholics Anonymous
meeting, held at Blessed Trinity
Catholic Church, located on Hwy.
177A, Bonifay.
TUESDAY, DEC. 22
8 a.m. to 5 p.m.-Holmes
County Library open.
9 a.m. to 6 p.m.--Chipley


Library open.
9 a.m. to 6 p.m.-Vernon
Library open.
1 to 6 p.m.-Wausau Library
open.
10 a.m. to noon Holmes
Council on Aging provides hot
meals and socialization.
11 a.m.-Washington Council
on Aging (located in Chipley)
senior lunches, for reservations
call 638-6217, donations accepted.
Noon Chipley Kiwanis Club
meeting.
Noon Alcoholics Anonymous
open meeting, New Life Assembly
Fellowhship Hall, Chipley
5:30 p.m. Chipley Downtown
Merchants Association, 827 Main
Street
6 to 9 p.m. GED Prep
classes each Tuesday and
Thursday at Washington-Holmes
Technical Center, 757 Hoyt St. in
Chipley.
6 p.m. Holmes County
Commission meets fourth or last
Tuesday
6:30 Washington County
Republican Party meeting held at
794 Third Street in Chipley.
7:30 p.m.- Wausau Masonic
Lodge meeting.
8 p.m.-Alcoholics Anonymous
closed meeting, held at
Presbyterian Church in Chipley.
8 p.m.-Narcotics Anonymous
meeting, held at Blessed Trinity
Catholic Church in Bonifay


Exploring pet's personality and character traits: Canine aggression


Each and every puppy is born
with its own unique personality,
just like humans. Some are outgo-
ing, some are shy, some will love
you unconditionally, and some are
angry and aggressive. Canine ag-
gression does not necessarily come
from an abusive past, but is usually
a part of the animal's personality.
Animal aggression is a big issue for
families who have small children
in the home, since an aggressive
pet can be especially dangerous
to children. There are several dif-
ferent types of aggression of which
pet owners should be aware.
Dog aggression in the United
States is hardto determine because
a majority of the incidents go unre-
ported. It has been estimated that


numerous dog bites occur monthly.
Aggression is the most frequent
reason that dogs are relinquished
to shelters and that owners seek
advice from veterinarians
"Canine aggression can be cat-
alogued in different forms," said Dr.
MA. Crist, clinical assistant profes-
sor at the Texas A&M College of
Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical
Sciences. "Aggression might be
fear related, and focused at a group
of unfamiliar people including dogs,
children, veterinarians, or certain
events. Conflict aggression is used
to describe conflict that a dog expe-
riences that will result in aggres-
sion. For example, if a dog is lying
on a sofa and the owner tries to get
'the dog off the sofa, a conflict may


arise. The comfortable spot is a
resource the dog is protecting and
responding to the owner's demand
is the conflict. The owner becomes
more confrontational and the dog
may become more threatened and
resort to aggression to resolve the
conflict. Territorial aggression can
elicit aggressive behavior, this may
be seen where the dog has terri-
torial boundaries such as fences,
doors, cars and yards. Pain related
aggression can be shown with the
anticipation of pain or a painful in-
sult. This can be an act of guarding
a painful limb or self preservation
and can be secondary to anxiety.
Maternal aggression is protect-
ing offspring against threatening
incidents. Predatory aggression is


associated with the act of chasing,
capturing, killing and sometimes
consuming the kill."
Some signs of fear related ag-
gression can include certain pos-
tures such as ears pulled back,
tucked tail, active retreat, and
raised hair on the back of neck or
dorsum. These may occur before,
during or after the event that trig-
gers the aggression. A predatory
aggression chase is targeted to-
ward squirrels, cats and fast mov-
ing objects like bicycles, joggers
and sometimes cars. Status related
aggression may result in aggres-
sion over resources. -
The first step in training is to
provide safety from the aggressive
pet by separating it from the indi-


viduals. The correct uses of leashes
and head collars, under the direc-
tion of a boarded veterinary animal
behaviorist, are used to create a
safer situation. Try to keep the pet
away from its aggression triggers,
or block visual access of them.
"Behavioral modification is not
* a simple obedience task," Crist
said. "It is attempting to change
an unwanted behavior with calm
verbal commands. The idea is to
change the pet-owner relationship
to have a command-response rela-
tionship."

Pet Talk is a service of the
College of Veterinary Medicine &
Biomedical Sciences, Texas A&M
University.


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ADVERTISEMENT FOR
BIDS
WASHINGTON COUNTY
COMMISSION
Separate sealed BIDS for
2009 FEMA Disaster Re-
covery Aggregate Sup-
ply will be received by the
Washington County Board
of County Commissioners
at the Washington County
Administrative Office until
3:00pm (CST), Decem-
ber 29, 2009 The bid will
be awarded at the next
scheduled Washington
County Commission Meet-
ing.
The contract will be to pro-
vide 100,000 CY of #57
Stone (Limerock) to the


Mudhill Landfill site and
stockpile as outlined on
the bidding and contract
documents. A mandatory
prebid conference will be
held on December 21,
2009 at 3:00 PM. All as-
pects of the contract will
be discussed at the man-
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and late arrivals to the
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disqualified.
The CONTRACT DOCU-
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nent attachments neces-
sary in order for bidders to
properly respond. The
documents may be exam-
ined at the following loca-
tions:
Washington County Ad-
ministrative Office, 1331
South Blvd., Chipley, FL
32428.
Preble-Rish, Inc., 877
County Hwy. 393 North,
Santa Rosa Beach, FL
32459.
Copies of the CONTRACT
DOCUMENTS may be ob-
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cation upon payment of
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(Non-refundable).
Washington County Ad-
ministrative Office, 1331
South Blvd., Chipley, FL
32428.
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in any bid, to accept
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December 16,19, 2009.
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Bid forms and specifica-
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Chipley, Florida, 32428,
any time Monday through
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vision of Corporations of
the Florida Department of
State,'Tallahassee, Florida.
Dated at Chipley, Florida,
this 8th day of December,
2009.
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Washington County News Holmes County Times-Advertiser Dec. 16, 2009


It's time once again
for the second graders'
letters to Santa Claus.
The children are getting
excited as Christmas ap-
proaches, and are ready
to let Santa know who has
been naughty or nice and
what they would like for
Christmas.
As always we run the
letters exactly that we
we get them from the
children. Enjoy, and have
a Merry Christmas!

NOTE: Bonifay
Elementary School did
not participate this year.

Letters will also be
online under Schools

Bethlehem

Mrs. Brown's Class

Dear Santa,
How are you? This year I
have been good. I would
like a horse and a Web-
kinz. Merry Christmas.
Love, Kylie

Dear Santa,
How are you and Ru-
dolph? This year I have
been good. I would like
a chest and a toy gun
and a transformer. Merry
Christmas.
Love, Mason

Dear Santa,
How are you? How is
Rudolph? This year I have
been good? I would like
a game for my Wii and a
computer.
Love, Alexa

Dear Santa,
How are you? How are the
elves? I would like a board
game and a wagon and
skates and a train. Please
bring my granny some
make up. Merry Christ-
mas!
Love, Sabrina

Dear Santa,
How are you? How is
Rudolph? This year I have
been good I would like
a game play stoution 2. I
would like a Wii and a nerf
blaster hand gun. I want
some lures for fishing.
Love, Zane

Dear Santa,
How are you? How is
Mrs. Santa? This year I
have been very good. I
would like a new bike and
a pink game boy. I would
like a barbie doll house


and some new barbies and
clothes for them.
Love, Tristen

Dear Santa,
How are you and Mrs.
Claus? I have been good
this year. I would like a
blue dress and a bicycle
and a make up set and
a doll. I want and mp3
player and a radio and a cd
player.
Love, Madison

Dear Santa,
How is Rudolph? How
are you and Mrs. Clausei
I hope everyone at North
Pole? For Christmas U
want a puppy and a cat.
Santa I have been good.
Dont forget to come to my
house. I want makeup and
a toy horse a pair of finger-
nails I wish I saw snow. I
want to see you one day
I want a dress for Christ-
mas. I want a swimming
pool for christmas.
Love, Dallas

Dear Santa,
How is Rudolph, arid you,
and Mrs. Clause? This
year I have been a good
girl. I would like a DS fir
Chritma and a tricycle.
Can Anna have a DS too?
Anna has been very, very,
very, good. Ummm...
Well... I miss you all at the
North Pole. When is your
BirthDay? Hey? Was that


f


I'kri


you at my school?
Love ,
Brianna

Dear Santa,
How are you? This year I
have been good.-I would
like a DS and a bike with
out training wheels and
a Ds game. I want a pair
of pants and two shirts. I
want a toy gun and sum
fake bullets. I want a ramp
and a skateboard.
Love, Gordon

Dear Santa,
How is Rudolph and How
is Mrs. Clause and How
are you Santa and How are
the elves! I want a Xbox
360 and a DSI and an ar
my game for my ds an
for my xbox360. Brayson
want a puppy and a nerf
gun. And I want a nerf gun
and a trampolene.
Love, Bailey

Dear Santa,
How are the elves and the
reindeer and rudolph and
Mrs. Clause? I hope you
like cookies. Would you
please give me a DS game
I want cooking mama.
Love, Charlize

Dear Santa,
How are you and he rein
deer? I have been kind this
year. How is Mrs. Clause?
You are cool I want a
wagon, nintendo DS and


a mario game too. I made
A honor roll. I have'lots of
fiends, JacoB, Isaac, Day-
Ion, and you Santa. I hope
we have a lot of christmas
spirit. Santa your are the
best. I pant wait until.
christmas. I want a foot-
ball game too. The end.
Your Friend, Perry

Dear Santa,
How are you doing Santa?
How are your elves doing?
How are Rudolph doing?
I've been kind this year.
I made the AB honorroll
this year. I want a dirtbike
and an xbox 360 and a -
Grandthfauto game. How
is Mrs Clause?
Love, Jacob

Dear Santa,
How is Rudolph? Guess
what Santa I made A-B
honor roll! You are cool,
Santa. I like your coat. I
have been good. I want
an Xbox 360. and Grand
Theft auto Iv game. I like
your boots
Love, Isaac'

Dear Santa,
How are Rudolph and
you? How are your elves?
How is Mrs. Clause/ How
is everybody at the North
pole? I want a dirtbike
and an xbox 360. I want a
Grandthfauto Game.
Love, Daylon


S game santa i have been a
good boy. I well get you
choolkt cookes and white
milk.
your friend.
Cade Mollet

Dear Santa,
For Chrismas I would like
to have playstation 3 and
mococtrol oir plane and
Wii. I have been good this
year there will be coock-
ies and milk and for yor
reindeer there will be food
everywore even for you
even for yor reindeer and
your elfs.
your friend,'
Jacob Smith

Dear Santa,
For Christmas i would I ike
Sand a play staioni3 game. 1
want a military garner.' be
Sagood boy. I will give you
/ cookes.'.
Your friend, Willie Beall


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DearSanta,
How are you? How is Mrs.
Clause and the elves? .I
Love you santa. Santa I
have been Good. I help my
mom wash dishes. I want a
cooking mama DSI game
and a trained baby horse
and a baby cat and a baby
dog. i want a pool with a
diving board and a DSI /
Gwen wants a bay cat and
dog and to meet Santa.
Please ask god to make it
snow.
Love,
Sarah

Mrs. Gilley's Class

Dear Santa,
For Christmas I want I like
a fish forchrisma and I and
a dog for chrismis and I
want a psp.
Bailey Gunther

Dear Santa,
For Christmas I would like
to have hot wheels pant set
and hot wheels game and
a mroakinstole hemmer
and a flat screen T.V. and
an scooby doo bed set and
a hot wheels bed set new
grass and some new chia
and a clock.
ur. friend
Tanner Jones

Dear Santa,
For christmas I wouls like
to have a Wii please and
games for the Wii Military


OYv f(/I0 ( 7


Dear Santa,
For Christmas I would like
to have a toy boat and a
toy car and a toy truckand
a toy tank and a toy tran
and a toy play, dr and a
toy bike and a toy cowboy
'and a panner 51 toy and a
toy story vivio game and,
a 102 Dialaes abd a tiy
tany 3 and a toy bee and
a toy srorge bob toy and a
toy santa and a big tv and
a toy fire truck and a edd
ed eddies big pitcnesi and
a batman and a carsz arid
a toy and a toy show man
and atiotal toe game and a
toy star and a toy lade bug
and a toy frog I bde good.
-your friend,
Lane Gibson

Dear Santa,
Dear Santa for christmas
i would like to have riedir
and a doeha's and a nrow-
shros.
your friend,
Kayla Hayes

Dear Santa,
for christmas i would like
to have a tehdo DS and
i have ben goody and i
wouktea so hie cy the ve-
touey game t my egtdo ds
abd there wukk be godies
ti abd u woulta roe mote
cenrole herpanyhe wet you
no rievye huctrye up to the
remote cheny croley and a
poket bicky.
Hunter Lamb

Dear Santa,
For christmas I would like
to have a man barbie an
easy bake set and a puppy.
i have been very good this
year. Im putting out cook-
ies for you. I cant wait to
see you. Hope you have
save slay ride Santa! And
your reubdeer too!
Your friend,
Ashlyn Guthrie

Dear Santa,
Fir christmas i would
like to have bile haywbee
ngooorTell santa if there
will be any. I Weont bile.
Your Friend
Anna F ukkington

Mrs. Owen's Class

Dear Santa,
How are you? How is Mrs.
Santa claus? How are the
reindeer for christmas? I
would like an Ipod and a
market kit with an eraser.
Please ring me some room
spray that smells like
oranges, and a calendar
and some alabama shirts.


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2, Christmas Greetings 09, Washington County News/Holmes County Times Advertiser, Wednesday, December 16, 2009


Merry christmas to all and
to all a good night
Love, Isabella
Dear Santa,
How are you doing and
how are the elves doing
and last but not least how
is Mrs. Claus doing? I
have been a good girl. but
I have gotten in trouble a
few times. For Christmas,
I want some school sup-
plies, like some new twist-
able crayons and a sharp
pair of scissors. Maybe
you can give me some
winter clothes. Merry
christmas to you and a
happy new year.
Love, Michaelyn
Dear Santa,
How are you doing How
are the elves doing? Will
you give me a Wii and a
Playstiton 2? for christ-
mas? I would also like
a DS a fourwheelar and
a football, please. I will
leave some milk and cook-
ies for you under the tree.
Love, Logan
Dear Santa,
For Christmas i want a DS,
very badly. I want a four-
wheeler and a pink gun. I
think that's all, I will make
sure to leave you cookies
and milk on the table.
Love, Chloe
Dear Santa,
How are you doing and


tAF Mfri n .
c!rfefl-MC-vM j


how is Christmas? How
is Mrs. Claus? I want to
know about how she is
doing. I want a.pink guitar
and i want some DS games
and some shoes. Thank
you Santa. Have a nice
Journey.
Love,
Jacee


Dear Santa,
How are you? How is Mrs.
Claus? For Christmas, I
would like and ipod, nin-
tendo DS, Gingerrbread,
body spray, Wii games,,
cup cake maker, a bedaz-
zler, and a picture of you
and rudolf. Thank. you for
brining me presents.


Love, Maiah


Dear Santa,
I have been very go
Christmas I want a'
and i also want a sk
board and a nerf bla
and I want Wii gam
hope you have a saf
to my house.


Love, Matthew
Dear Santa,
I How are you doing? Is
Rudolph ready for the long
S trip? Please bring me a re-
mote control car, a football
and a basket ball, and a
air pump. I will leave you
cookies and millk.:
Love, Jacob
Dear Santa,
How are you doing and
how is Mrs. Claus doing?
Do you now what I want
f* for Christmas? I want a
PSP and a DSI and six
games for each one pick
the games you want me to
have. thank you for giving
me those toy last year. I
really played with them.
Thank you Santa.
Love, Alax
Dear Santa,
What is going on at
the North Pole? Hows
rudolph? For Christmas I
would like a Wii, a Nin-
tendo DSI, A huge pool,
screatur ipodtouch, mind
flex, Xtractaurs, and a
puppy. I will leave a lot of
cookie and milk.
Love,
Nathan Hobbs
od. For
Wii, Dear Santa,
ate- How is Rudolph? I'm
sister, looking forward to Christ-
es. I mas. I would like a tram-,
e trip poline, bike, lizard, pool,'
goldfish, an english saddle,


Wii games, English rains,
and a English pad. Have a
great christtnas!
Love,Morgan
Dear Santa,
How are the reindeer. I
hope Mrs. Claus is.doing
great. I want a Xbox 360
and Gears of war two. I
am going to put the cook-
ies on the table for you.
Happy Christmas Santa
Love, Dawso
Dear Santa,
How are you? How is
Rudolph? How is Mrs.
Claus? All i want for
Christmas ans a mind flex
game, a Wii game, and a
Good Christmas. Have a
safe trip.
Love
Jarrett
Dear Santa,
How are you doing? How
is Rudolph? I would like
some make-up I would
like for Mrs. Owen to be
my teacher next year too. I
would like an X-Box 360
and a puppy too. I want
some shoes and a to ride
in your sleigh. I will leave
you milk and cookies too.
Love, Annie
Dear Santa,
How are you doing? how?
is Mrs. Claus I would
like a brown bunriy for
Christmas and my own
front tooth. I will leave
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Love, Leah

Dear Santa,
How are you? How is
Mrs. Claus? I would like
a ferret for Christmas, and
a DSI and a puppy. I think
Rudolph likes carrots. I
will leave some for him.
I like your big red coat
Santa.
Love, Alyssa

Washington
County
Christian
School

Ms. Harris' Class

Dear Santa,
How is everything at the
north pole? Are your elves
busey in the workshop?
Good then for Christmas I
would like
some webken, rings,
books, peelaboots, barbie
dolls, a new ipod, a wil
game, clothes, wheelies
Love, Jayla

Dear Santa,
I hope you have a geart
christmas how is rodoff/ is
he good? christmas is my
farvte holiday! because je-
sus was born on christmas
I want a webkins.
Love,
Luke coleman

Dear Santa,
I was just wondering how
you and Mrs. Clause were
doing. If you ever asked
what my favorite reindeer
is I would say rudolf.
Wait did i spell that right/
anyways I would like you
to bring me
1. A fur rea k cat with
kitten
2. some of those bendar-
oos
3. and a girl teche pass-
word journal
Love, Emma Rines

Dear Santa,
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wish you a happy happy
christmas and a happy new
year. This is what I want
for christmas I want a
hair salon and a marrying
barbie doll and some coun-
try boots, and a toys are us
gift cars.
Love, Kiersten Gilmre

Dear Santa,
I'v wondered how you'v
been doing how does you
reindeer not get tired....
anyway can you please
get me a hot weal track
for christmas and a toy
helicopter and pleas a
trancformer also tell your
elves I said good luck.
Love, Cole

Dear Santa,
How are you today, are
you making lots of pres-
ents? Are you checking
your list twice/ How is you
reindeere doin> How is
rudoph goen? How is ev-
erything goen at the North
Pole? Can you give me
a GI Joe action feuregur
snake eyes.
Love, Magnus

Dear Santa,
I hope you have a grae
Christmas how is misiss
clause doing I want a bar-
bie doll manor.
Love, Azli Laurel

Poplar
Springs

Dear Santa, How are
things at the North Pole?
I would like Bakugan,
xbox360, and wii for
Christmas I leave you
some milk and cake.
Love T.J.

Dear Santa How are
things ot the North Pole? I
would like wii doll doll's
house for Christmas. I wii
leave you some milk and
cookies.
Love catlyn"
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leave you Some milk and
cookies.
Wesley

Dear Santa, I have been
very good this year their
are a few things I would
like for Christmas, a star
wars Lego kit with R2/D2
an Anikan an a Optimus
Prime and Wolverine elec-
tronic claws.
Live, Logan Leonard

Dear Santa, How are
things at the North Pole
I Would like Dall and a
Dall uv you and sum rell
money I Live you Santa
Love Hannah

Dear Santa, How are
things at the North Pole? I
would love to have X-box
360, a nice Christmas,
Laptop, hunter game for
Christmas I will leave you
some milk and cookies.
Love, Jasmine

Dera Santa, How are
things at the North pole? I
would love to have a Xbox
360, a Wii and Wii games.
I will lpave you some milk
and cookies.
Love, Lydia

Dear Santa, How are
things 'at the North Pole?.
I would like three robots
four transformers for Chri-
mas I will leave you some
milk and cookies.
Love, Evelyn Carter

Dear *anta, How are
things at the North Pole?
I would like a movie Jaws
tow and Jaws 3.
Love Dalton Culbreth

Dear Danta, I have bin
good for this crismus I
want ten Bakugan and
three Transformers mega-
tron and Optimus prime
and Jetfire.
David |

Dear Santa How are things
at the p;ort pole I want a
new mom I want a new
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Dear Santa, How are
things at the North pole? I
would like for christmas. I
will leave you some milk
and cookies.
Love cheyenne

Dear Santa How are things
at the North pole? I would
like a intindo. DS., a
forwiler and a helmit for
christmas. t will leave you
some milk and celere.
Love Georgia

Dear Santa All I wut is a
'moxie girl for christmas.
You are the best I Love
you and I can't wate for
christmas day!
Love Fate'

Dear Sonta I wot a cor and
Dog.
Love Julie!!!

Sear Santa. I want a
4-wheler and a Big Doll'
house and a cookigstove!!!
Form Ebony Love Santa

Dear Santa, I would like a
Castle that you can paint
and a glow in the dark -
bord. For Christmas. I will
leave you some milk and
cookies. .
Love Emily

Dear Santa, I have ben
good this year and I wont a
brand new wii and a game
and a gun.
Love Allen

12-08-09 a DS and a game
for christmas.
Love Jeffery

Dear Santa I wood like a
psp and a shotgun and amo
and a ps3.
Love Wes Holley

Kate M.
Smith

Mrs. Brown's Class

Dear Santa,
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I hope I get what is on my
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and some ARRow's and
some tip's and a set of tul's
I want a pupy for cresmes.
Love, Scott

Dear Santa,
Hey how are you doing I
hop I see you at the mall
Santa wont narittows and I
wont some new coths and
sakits and new shoes. My
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like chismis and I want a
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Dear Santa,
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and Mir. Claase my mom
said I have ben good girl
this yer I hop I get every
thang on my lis. I want
heeley's and the amrkan
girl kit kitrig and som of
her frunicher to and I wont
the amrukan girl chest.
Hay Santa i am going to
leav carits for the raindear
and cokes for you thank
you.
From, Mekenzie

Dear Santa,
Hey Santa you are so kind
but. this is my faforret
holladay now this is what
I want for chrismass I
want a cake maker and i
want some new perple tina
shoes a some new cloth-
ing.
Love, Olivia

Dear Santa,
I hope you get me ev-
erything for chrismas. I
love you and mrs. Clous
you have done so much
for me. This is what you
have done for me you
haye brous me present's.
And i am proud of you. I
visit you every time when
i go to the mall. When it
is close to chismas if you
thakn I have been bad I am
sorry. I might go this week
to see you. Well santa and
mrs. Clous I hope you
have a good chismas. This
is what i want for chismas
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Love,
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Dear Santa,
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and Mrs. clause doing. I
love the stuff that you gave
me last year ecspeshaley
my bike this year I want
and outfit and a wii and
a pillow and now clothes
and a fake dog but there is
something else I want for
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Love, Madilynne

Dear Santa,
I want a machine gun
and a rifle all kinds of
weapons some star wars
action figures a ninja suit
and a shot gun and a nerf
machine gun and a light
sabre please for give me
for being bad and I want
knives and a G.I. Joe suit it
is ashake eye duit and the
weapon and a chainsaw
and star wars battle front
return of the jedi game for
my play station and I want
a wee.
Caleb Watford

Dear Santa,
Can you pleas bring me
cool gifts this year? I want
a saff pod of haws mrs.
cales doing? I want a xbox
360 and a 1,000 dollars in
cash. a gator jakit and not
cole please. please, I will
be good he,he,he and a
diry or a winne kid book.
By, Phillip

Dear Santa
and Mrs. Clause,,
Hey Santa! I want to tell..
you what I want for Christ-
mas. I want a fake dog and
a phone, a ipod, a pillow,
a new game, a fancy doll,
and I want a DS. and the
last thing I want is forgive-
ness for being bad.
Love, Ella

.Dear Santa,
I want a puppy a alarm
clock a new backpack lot
and lots of choclot. and
mony and candy cane
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From,
Travis Wyatt

Dear Santa
and Mrs. Clause,
Hey Santa and Mrs. clause
I in joy your gifts you
bring me every year my
dog need something be-
cuse you were nice because
you gave my dogs last
year thank you for doing
that I want a Amercan twin
and a baby aliv and a wii
and cloeth and a seeing
set and a babar tent that
has a fack hot tub and a
little dog that all i want I
am going to leve you mice.
That all I want to tell you
Santa and Mrs. Clause
Love, Marybeth

Dear Santa,
I hope you are doing good
and your riandere to I
wont a xbox 360 or a ATV
ps3, psp, ms, will I hope
you eat the cootys I leve
you and milk.too
Love, Joshua

Dear Santa,
How are you doing I love
the presevenst you brought
me last year. Thank you. I
want for Crismis is a psp
and a new Tony Hawk
bike a 4 weeler and dirt
bike. Your the best Santa.
Love, Shawn

Dear Santa,
Hey santa how are you
and mrs clause doing. Well
I want to ask you some
questions. Does mrs clause
make you cookies what is
your favorite? And i wanted
to tell you a few things i
want for christmas. I want
a american doll and a for
wheeler plus a pink ipod
and a tall gym nastics
beam plus white leagins a
jean skirt with holes in it.
And a make up set plus a
new buils-a-bear and a rip
stick and 2 more things
a power wing and a pair
of heeleys and that it all
want for christmas thanks
and have a great day.
Love, Karleigh

Dear Santa and Mrs Claus,
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mom said you are nicer
than anyone and mrs. claus
I will give you a cookie
and santa claus to I have
been good and will give
you raindeers carrots and
i want a real puppy and
a toy dog and baribie vet
and I want a butter cup
hores that it eats and hees
and you get to ride to and
brush her and I want a real
computer and i want a
farm and a fake chicken
that you sqeez and dogs
come out and a nest to
and i want a fake cow that
you milk it and a fake
milke comes out and I
want farmer ccloths and a
bucket
Love, Natalie

Mrs. Richter's Class

Dear Santa,
This has ben a very fast
year. Is Rudolph going
lede the sleigh. I would
like a X box 360, psp, Ds,
Wii fit, skatebord, winter
clothes, A new playsta-
tion3. With the play station
3 I whant a hot wheel
games and hot wheel cars
and Lego Star Wars.
Love, Adam Salazar

Dear Santa,
I want a new DS game, i
want a new regular Xbox
game, I want a Wii, and
some hot wheel cars. And
some legos.
Love,
Brody Paulk

Dear Santa Claus,
I what a Wii game and a
lots of games to play but
not boy ganies. I would
also like a playatation to
play for christmas I hop
Rudoph is ok.
Love, Elizabeth Thieme
P.S I will leave milk and
cookies. I what a computer
and radio Merry Christmas

Dear Santa,
I do not want anything
' for christmas this year,
But you can give Katie
some presents. And i hope
you are feeling well. And i
have been good this year
and Kati has been good











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come through the door but
the door is always locked
so how can you get in? But
there is nothing to keep
me from getting toys from
you.
P.S and just to let you no
Kati will want something
for Christmas this year.
Love, Jessica Copeland

Dear Santa,
I wan'a a Ipod and Wii and
a laptop for Christmas. I
hape you been okay. has
yore elves been okay this
year. How miny toys did
thay make this yoar.
Love, Tanner

Dear Santa,
I have been a goqd boy
this year. It has been a fast
year. For Christmas i want
a dirtbike and a Wii game
another one is a guitar
and a DS and games and
a playstation game. Wii
fit and a voice disguiser.
And a air soft gun tha is a
shotgun and some bb's and
a lot of clothes.
From your friend, Chase

Dear Santa, This has been
a fast.year. It seems like
you were just here. I have
been a good girl this year.
Have you been feeling
good? I will want a......
nutcracker, plants, and a
lamb and a DS and Wii
that's all.
Love,
Halee Boehm
P.S I Love you Santa Claus
you're the best Santa.
Love yo Merry Christmas
Santa. I have been feeling.
good santa.

Dear Santa,
I hope i git a bike and a
flatscreen tv and D.S. and
a new Wii. I will give you
some cookies and milk
and some cookies for your
raindears. A tony hawk
scaecord. A sind football
by Bobby Bown and a sind
by Ehrishin Ponder. And a
nerf with to of guns. And a
trapling. And apqol and a
pinpong table. And a psp3.
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Aneeka. I want shoes and
a Wii and a playstation
two. Can you get them for
me. I will problem leave
you some cookies on the
table at night. I will be
sleep when you come ok
is that ok with you. Have I
bin good. Santa please say
yes Santa.
From, Aneeka Butler

Dear Santa,
I hope Rudolph is ok. If
you will pleasegive me a
Wii game. Ptitty Please!!!
I wold leav you some
cookies & milk!!! Mmm-
mmmm. The dog freckle,
Kick him slightly.
Caleb Wiggins
PS. Love you!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Dear Santa,
This has been a very fast
year. Wold you bring me
a Hanny Montana Skoder,
Clothes, a DS, a I phone,
I pod touch, Wii. PS milk
and cookies'
Victoria Wilson

Dear Santa,
I have been a very good
boy this year. I hop you
bring me a Nintendo DS
and some games for it to
and I will give you some
milk and cookies if my
famle does not eat them all
today we have a litel left-
when it is christmas. Will
you be able to come this
year? I hope so. Is Mis.
Claus doing okay?
From, Christian Seay -

Dear Santa,
This was a very good
year and i have been a
very good girl. So what I
want for you to bring me
a ne Backpack, Benda-
roos, scooter, American
girl supplies with a pet,
Wii games, High School
Musical DS game, teacher
supplies, Wii fit, Eletrick
guiter, horses to play with,
chickos, Baby Doll's,
candy in my stocking, stuft
animals, laptop, clothes,
purses, airsoft gun, new
nutcracker, coloring book,
hannah montana wig, board


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game's,Peuse stuff, bry
erace bord with markers
and eney way we will
leave you some milk and
cookies
Love, Olivia
PS Leave Lucy a cany
cane in her little green
stocking. For a surprise I
want a horse!

Dear Santa,
I love to get some cook-
ies and milk. I want a DS
with a game called my
little baby girl it look's
fun and i want a Wii for
Christmas I never had a
Wii before I want to ge t
rings that are spakaly and
a shirt that is spakaly to.
I do not have a Chimney
so we will leav the door '
unlocked for you. I lov it
when you come. I whsh
it was Christmas now.
Because I Love chrstmas
now. Can you get me some
jeans too and I wasn't a lot
of games for the DS.
Love, Alyssa
PS Can you get me some
shoes and some drums,
and a lap top.

Dear Santa,
I love the whay you get
magic. I like you. But how
Bo you wach people. I want
sumthing that tells me.
what adams say. I whant to
have a wii fit.
Love, Honor Rogers

Mrs. Cope's Class

Dear Santa,
I have been a good boy
this year. say hello to
Rudolph for me. Since you
are coming my way. I want
for crismas is ultamite-
allnce 2 and xBox 360.
Love, Blake

Dear Santa,
I have been a good boy
this year. say hello to
Rudolph and to the elves
for me. And to Mrs. cause,
for me to. Since you are
coming my way will you
bring me a few thing for
christmas like a 4-willwe,
a wii and a playstashen 3.
Love,
Michael Rogers


Dear Santa,
How are you? please say
hi to all the reindeer for
me. Is Rudolphs nose still
glowing red? If you cou
ld you bring me a hole p
et shop just like isabella.
Also could I have a Wii
with a boxinggame, and
toy register. gingle bells
bat man smells.
Love, Olivia Cloud

Dear Santa,
I have been a good girl this
year. Mreery Christmas
Santa I have the reindeer
are fine santal always
believe in you and you to
God Santa you can bring
to I dn'tcare what you
bring ME Mreery Chrisnas
everyone.
Love, Hannah

Dear Santa,
I have been a good girl this
year, I hope you have a
great year, say hello to the
reindeer and the elves and
especially rudoff. I know
you are coming my way
but when you are at my
house I want you to give
me some things. I want a
toy register, a babydoll,
also i want make up, and a
hannah montana wig, and
a DS and last a Wii.
Love, Brianna Belanger

Dear Santa,
I been a good girl this year
hope you have a great year
say hello to rudolph for
me. Since you are com- *
ing my will you bring me
a few things I would like
a Nitendo DS my brother
want a X-Box 360 and I
want a Wii and i want a
Hannah Montana for my
s Wizars of walvary pace
nitendo DS and i want a
tinker bell game for my
nitendo DS ans i want a
hannah montana Guitar
*and want a Rock Band
3 and my brother want a
play station 3 and I want a
play station 3 and I want
a big new bike and I want
a AC INK and my sister
want a shell phone and a
new Hir brushand i want
a moon sand and I want
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a chea girls pillow and I
want a Barbie doll and I
want a Bratz guiar and I
want a Hungery pig game
and I want a Hangery
hangry hippo game.
Love, Danielle

Dear Santa,
I hope you get me a pocket
knife and a x-box 360 and
a sord fighting game. For
my psp and I hope you
get me halle wars and
hallo 3 to. And I want a for
wheeler for people with
seat belts.
Love, Ashton McKinney

Dear Santa,
I have been a good girl
this year and how are you
and Rudolph and you will
and this is whant i whant
a phone if you give me
one and a DS&or a new per
of shoes and a neckace
and maybe 2 more things.
Make up and a pony
please or a Hannah Mon-
tana Guitar or Littlest Pet
Shop Book or a camera


please.
Love, Chalene Graham

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and a healthy life. Hop you
have a safe trip.
Love,
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Dear Santa,
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year. How have you been
this year? Are the elves
ok? Santa if you son't
mind can I have a few pre-
santa? I want a wizards of
waverly place movie and
a wizards of waverly place
DS gamecan you also give
me a Hannah Montana
Guitar? And a littlest pet
shop garden DS game.
There is one more thing i
want a scoobydoo pillow.
How is mrs. claus/ Are the
reindeer ok? Is vixon sick?
Are there any snowflakes?
How are snow Mizer and
heat-Mizer?? Are they
fighting?
Love, Abbie
Mrs. Varnadore's Class

Dear Santa,
I been good this year. I
want a house built for my
cats and dogs because
when it rains my cats and
dogs get socked and when
it is windy outside they


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sweaters for my dogs and
cats so they will stay warm
in the winter. I want my
puppy to have dog treats
and i also wany my cats
to have kitty treats and
fish to.
PS Love, Julie

Dear Santa,
I Want a big Barbiegils toy
house an x-box 360, and a
Barbie Doll with it.
Love, Macey

Dear Santa,
This year I would like a
Baby Alive Whoopa a doo
a horse a prampolin, a
bike, and a new room.
PS. leave me a note
Love,
Kaylee

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How is Miss Claus doing?
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Love,
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Thank you Santa.
Love,
Zach

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Love, Stephanie

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game for christmas. I want
my whole family to have a
nice christmas. I love you
Santa. We love you. To my
favorite Santa.
From, Jasmin Guilford

Dear Santa,
I would like pet shops and
some toys and a dog that
can swim in the pool. Also
a intended and a Dr. Seuss
oh the pets you can get.
Love, Nicole
Dear Santa,
I would like an xbox 360
and the game hallo 3 for
xbox 360 or a laptop.
Sincely, Brennan

Dear Santa,
I want a playstaytoin .
2!!!!!!!!! Also adog.
Love Eliah

Dear Santa,
This year i want a dark
blue nintendo dsi, a nin-
tendo DS, a Benten alien
force video game, a D-
Rex, a skrecher, a benten
alien explosion toy for
christmas.
Sincerely, Roland
Dear Santa,
I want a Bike and a game
called crash, an xbox 360
and a guiter and a toy lego
bat man.
Love, Elijah

Dear Santa,
This year I would love one
of your raindea to pick me
up. I Love you Santa.
Love, Will

Dear Santa,
This year I want a Barbie
camping se I would like a
huge panda bear, a moxie
girl set, barbie doctor set,
Dr. seuss stuffed anima, A
bigger Barbie house with
five stories, the little pet
shop bed set with pillow
case.
Love, Laura Beth

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Dear Santa,
I want a DS and games
for christmas. I want a


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a robot toy. and 2nd aind
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that about 30 feet long.
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world.
Love, Jenna

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Dear Santa,
I wan bakugans bragan-
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big fod ragahbid.
LoveWill,

Dear Santa,
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delta bragoniot an a DSto
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past year. What is your
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Love, Linedsay Moore

Dear Santa,
I been good this year. We
allibeen good this year all
of us. Do you Now I want
a some pet shop pets and
some 20 dollars and a pet
sho bed please please can
I have a pet shop bed and
on more thing that i want
po~ kemoncards a lot and
a pet puppy for real i really
want a pet puppy. I love
Saht and I want one more
thing a Hananah radio and
a sponge bob radio for
my brother and uncle. I
love Santa..
Love, Gracie
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and a sord but there is one
more thing I want a Hot
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car I want a purple car for
christmis.
Love, Jonathan

Dear Santa,
I have been a good girl this
year. And i want a hamster
for christmas and a new
DS game. A pink folding
chair. Three new bakgone
and some skiny jeans.
Love, Samantha

Mrs. Kirkland's Class

Dear Santa,
I want a DS and trans-
formers ineplayer. I want
a xbox360 with a game
and I want a trans former
game for the DS. I want
all the transformers off the
movie part2 and a flat tv.
Love, Evan
Dear Santa,
How are you this year.
This year I would like an
ipod & a Wii & one big
giant Tinker Bell stuffed
ball. And a rill laptop.
How are the rain deer this
year. And other stuff.
From, Grace

Dear Santa,
How are your rail deers
I want a nintindo Dsi for
chrismas how are your rain
deers and you doing what
kind of cookies do you
like and mek.
. Love, Alexhixa

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your raindree. Do they
like the food waylon made
you? All i want for christ-
mas is to have the best
christmas ever!
Love, Whisper

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dears like the food i made
them. I would love to see
your raindears. Do you
like riding on slaves. How
is the north pole I will set
you some milk some coo
kies. I bet you will injoy
them to. I hope you love
cookies. I want a phone
and a real laptop. in I also
want a real pet rabbit.
Love, Chyna

Dear Santa,
I want a rassmers toy and I
like it very. nice ans i want
it very bad ok. I want to be
cnmst for every day.
Love, Blake

Dear Santa,
Are the raindears okay?
How cold is the north
pole? Santa for christmas
can I get a easy bake, and
the michine that you can
make your own candy
gems, and a baby alive,
and last but not lest benda-
roos, Your friend,
Makayla Koopinski

Dear Santa Claus,
I have like a million things
to ask youso how cold is it
at the north pole and how
good was the food that we
made and how did ruldoph
get his red nose because&
i seen a cartoon where
ruldoph was play hockey
withall the othe reindeer
they had thrown the thing
on the nose and donder i
if he was bourn with it. I
want race cars and a 2010
smack.down vs raw video
game for the Wii and i
really don't know what else.
Your friend, Trent

Dear Santa,
Whar do raindears come
from? and this is what I
wont for cristmas!a baeby
dall a bardy house a gate
tara minkerfone a boster
sera candy maker alot of
books! and school set.
Frum, Kayla Morales

Dear Santa, I
I want a swimming pool
a cupcake maker I want
barbie clothes barbie san
ordements for my tree we
have no swimming pools so
I need one. Santa you are
nice. One time I was in
preschoo I saw you I nees
BarBie clothes because !
somes of my BarBie dalls
have no clothes.
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and jonas games. I want
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Love,
Krista Shores

Dear Santa,
I want a psp that is what
I want for chraimas pleae
and I want too of them*
cause I nees one to holed
my games In this is what I.
wish for.
Love, TaJ

Dear Santa,
is it cold at the north
powl? I wont a Baloogon
or a inoid for chrismis.
From, Tristin Smith

Dear Santa,
how is the north pole do-
ing and how are the elves
doing can you say hi for
me and the rain deers and
her on present I want a
dirtdike and I hop you
have a grat crhistmas and
my name is devin and shy
hi to ms claus for me.

Hello Santa,
I am going to tell you what
i wont for shrimas I wont
a psp tranformerss track
a color shifter a Wii and I
wanted a goatr megatron
the jet and bumble be the
can and little hot wheels
motorcycle.
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be very good this year. I
would like to be very good
this year. I would like to
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you and Mrs. C have a
very Merry Christmas.
Yours truly,t
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Dear Santa,:
My name is Peyton. I live
in Graceville, Florida. I
have'trie to be good this
year. I would like a cinder-
ella ball, a DS with new
games, like sponge bob,
cinderella, math games.
for christmas. I hope you
can find my house on
christmas eye. I will put
our reindeer food out the
lawn to help you findmy
house. I hope you and
Mrs. C have a very Merry
Christmas.
Yours truly,!
Peyton

Dear Santa,I .
I want a playstashn2 and
a cumpder and a toy truk
and wont toy man.
Truly, Jashawn
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Dear Santa,
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be very good this year.
I would like a pantdoll
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and Mrs. c have a very
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tried to be very good
this year. I would like a
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chair, a new umberelu for
christmas. I hope you can
find my house on chistmas
eve. I will leave reindeer
food out on the lawn to
help your reindeer to find
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Dear Santa,
My name is Ethan I livie
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be very good this year.
I would like more train
trakhs for christmas eve.
I will leave reindeer food
outon the lawn to hlape
you reindeer t find my
house.
Yours truly, Ethan

Dear Santa,
My name is Steve. I'live
in Florida. I have triedto
be a very good this year. I
would like a dirt bike for
christmas. I like alle you
doo for me steven.
Yours truly, Steven

Dear Santa,
My name is emilee. I live
in Chipley Florida. I have
tried to be good this year. I
would like a barbie doll for
christmas. I hope you can
find my house on christ-
mas eve. I will leave some
reindeer food on the lawn
to help you reindeer find
my house. I hope you and
Mrs. C have a very merry
christmas.
Yours truly,,Emilee


Dear Santa,
My name is Elijan I live in
Chipley Floris I have tried
to be very good this year.
I would lik a ipode for
christmas. I hope you can
find my house on christmas
eve. I will leave reindeer
food out on the lawn to hel
your reindeer to find my
house. I hope Mrs. zZC
have a very merry christ-
mas.
Yours truly, Elijan Hooks

Dear Santa,
My name is Hanna Gidney.
I live in Florida. I have
tried to be very good this
year. I would like 2 barbie
dolls barbie clochs, barbie
dogs, barbie cats, barbie
childs, barbie camp,1
barbie houses, barbie kids
clouchs, barbie pool, gron-
up make-up, and 5 puzzles
for cristmas. I will leave
riender food out on the
lawn to help your reindeer
to find my house. I hope
you and Mrs. Clause have
a very merry christmas.
Yours truly, Hanna Gidney

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will leave reindeer food.
And if you would like
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and I hope you and Mrs. C
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Youirs truly, Laura

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in Florida. I have tried to
be very good this year. I
would like Starwars stuf
for christmas. I hope you
can find my house on
christmas eve. I will leave
reindeer food out on the
lawn to help your reindeer
to find my house. I hope
you and Mrs. C have a
very Merry Christmas.
Yours truly, Coby

Dear Santa,
I have been super good this
year. Can you please bnng
me a DSI, a Ben 10 watch,
and a gameboy.
Sincerely, Zachary


Dear Santa,
I love you Santa I been
very good this year I want
a DSI with a Bat man. with
a a paint ball gun. with a
Wii with a foot ball game.
baktet ball.
Your friend, Nelson

Dear Santa,
Would you please bring
me a the DS. game Sponge
bob Drawing to life. I
would also like a phone
and pretty purple shoes. I
have been a good helper at
home and school.
Your friend, Tori

Dear Santa,
would you please bring me
two DS games because
I have been nice to my
fniend.
Your fniend, Bobbie

Ms. Ivey's Class

Dear Santa,
I hope all is going well this
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well their. I want a I pod an
a computer with a phone I
think you are so spechle. I
will have milk and cookis
for you.
Your friend, Julia Shaffer

Dear Santa,
I hope you are not sick.
Because I want you to
give my brother Leon the
Christmas spirit. And one
more thing can you get me
a psp, DS, and psp game.
Can you say hi to all the
raindeers! Merry Christ-
mas!
Love, Austin Carrel

Dear Santa,
I hope that things are. this
is my christmas wish: I am
not bad I am good.
your friend,
Emmalee Harrington

Dear Santa, -
I hope all is going well at
the north pole. What i want
fr cristmas is a bike.'
Your friend,
Tajheim Dudley ,

Dear Santa,
I hope all is going well.
Can I have a real white
fluffy bunny for christmas
and a hundred million dol-
lars in a limo ready to be
used. And one of thoes text
phone that's black with a
whit skull.


Your friend, Kyla Wilson

Dear Santa,
This is my wish. I would
like a St. Bernard puppy
because smoke has gone
missing. my family needs
a gard dog because lucky
loves every body. I hope
you have my wish.
Your Friend, Cara Haddan
Dear Santa,
I have been a good good
girl this month. Santa
this what I wish I had a
phone, laptop, amd a ,p3
player, baby alive, doll,
and a christmase songs and
a book. I won't a sanfa hat
and a pitcher of you and
your friends.
Anniya Lashai
Shackelford'

Dear Santa,
I have bin good I like to
have a DS and I want a
Baby doll. I want a baby
dog and i want a baby
dinosaur. I want a chatter
and a barby house.
Your friend,
Hannah Hailes

Dear Santa,
I hope all is going well.
And i only want one thing
this year And my mother
said that I have been goo
this year. And my mother
said I could have a wide
screenrTV if i wanted one.
And I think I want one.
Lanie Mae Hambright


Dear Santa,


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wars game, 4 wii, 5 Xbox
360 with war war 2, 6 a
game box, 7 a lego box,
8 a desk to do my math at
home
Your friend,
Shawn Henbry

Dear Santa,
I have ben good what i
would like for chrismtst
is a kid dartbike with the
suit & gluvs and halmint
& shoes what would you
want for chrismis that's my
list Santa.
Your Friend,
Taqarius McKinnie

Dear Santa,
I hope all is going well at
the north pole. This is my
wish list: 1. 7 in 1 max vs
heleos 2. Adventur quest
worlds member ship 3.
Wall-E toy 4. Air gatar 5.
bakv spereb purple gatar.
Your Friend, Dylan Brdgg
Ponce
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Ms. Brannon's Class


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ing dog and chot gun psp
and empetreplayer and
hedphone.

Dear Santa,
This is Ty Rushing I
would like some hunting
clothes, and Bakugans, a
new glove, a "Nike" glove,
a psp, and a basketball,
and a new TV. Thank you
Santa.
Love, Ty

Dear Santa,
First let me thank you for
the toys and psp and a gun
and 2 teachers Mrs. Godin
and Mrs. Branna and baku-
gans.
Thank you, Joseph

Dear Santa,
Thank you for bringing
presents last year this
christmas I would like
some more leapfrog gams
and a game boy nd a candy
maker and the frog game
to my tv.
Thank you, Sydney

Dear Santa,
I wish I could have a
bunch of toys and presents
and I have been good this
year please comme to '
Florida or I have milk and
cookies.
From,
Cortney

Dear Santa,
Thank you for my pres-
ents plece put toys in my
stocking and make you
some cookies and milk
and I wood be good and
I want six bakgon and a
and I want you to come to
Florida.
From, Brandon

Dear Santa,
Thank you for my xbox
360, and my psp, i wunt a
knife, and a gote cart, and
2,.
Thank you, Kyle Alford

Dear Santa,
I want all the Bactogon.
From, Cody

Dear Santa,
I Love you and thank you
for all the presents. I want
apple bottom shoes, and
twinkle toes to. And I live
in Florida.
From, Malacie

Dear Santa,
Thank you for last years
presents, and all the toys
you gave me. This year
I want spy gear toys and
a duo light saber and an
xbox 360.
From, Tyler Dale Gay

Mrs. Rolling's Class

Dear Santa,
I want a bacgos foor
christmas. I want a shogun
foor christmas. I like a tree
foor christmas. I'wut a naif
foor christmas. I wut a noo
treef christmas. I wuta tree
chuk foor christmas.
Randall Young
Dear Santa,
I want a trampalen for
christmas I also want a
bieby vet the bieby vet
has a horse and a dog. I
alson want a horse that
come with a house bath
tub. What I rily want for
christmas is a big white


horse tha comes with a
horse staple. What I also
want for christmas is a pet
redbird. And I want a lit-
tlest pet shovyue.
Your Friend, Hearther R.

Dear Santa,
I want a hore and my
family to have the best
christmas ever that's is all
i want for christmas and ho
ho marry christmas.
Your Friend, C.J.L.

Dear Santa,
I want a Notendo DS i
Want a 243 ,20 gage, 22
rifel. I will leav you some
cookies and the raindear
some carrots. I hope you
have a good christmas in
the north pole.
Your Frend,
Garrett McVay

Dear Santa,
Here is what I want for ch-
risma I want a video game.
I also want a bike. how
do you make it around the
world in one night?
Your Friend, Colby B

Dear Santa,
I want a dirtbike for
christmas please and a lot
of batagons for christmas
please. If you give me that
I well leave you some milk
and cookies. Are you really
rell.
Your Friend, Bryce W

Dear Santa,
I can not wit for christmas
morning because it is fun
when I wake up and i see
presents under the christ-
mas tree. Santa I want a
puppy for christmas. Santa
claus I am going to make
cookies for christmas and
I am going to put out milk.
Santa Claus I alson want a
baby doll for christmas.
Your friend, Kyndall T.

Dear Santa,
do you now what I want
for christmas. I want a
270 rifle and a new bask
ball gold and some builts
I Hope I see a lot of toys
when i wack up on th 25th.
Your Friend, Logan

Dear Santa,
I want to have the best
christmas in the hole
world. i want it to snow
very much this year so I
can play in it all day and
aall night for as long as i
want to.
Your Friend, Makenzie D.

Dear Santa,
I want to meet you. You
are famos. Will you rilly
kiss moma under neath the
mistletoe? Will ruldolph
gide the sled? I will be
sure I will put out milk and
cookies I can not wate till
christmas. I want to hae a
pet reindeer just like you.
Your Friend, Kaeli B.

Dear Santa,
This year i bine good
pease bring me a twilit
shart and a twlt gacit, twil-
it movie and music, and
a twilit barbe and dence
and a twilit skarf and twilit
evre thang. Thank You.
Your Friend, Hali Graves

Dear Santa,
me and my family want to


go to the north pole before
christmas so we can see
you and it well be fune
there.
Your Friend, Billy Roberts

Dear Santa,
I want a DS for christmas
please will I please get it I'
will leave some cookie and
milk. I will get out decora-
tions on my tree on christ-
mas eve I will go to bed at
8:00 at night. On christmas
morning I am going to
wake up early very early,
If there is a DS I am going
to say think you for the
DS and i want baby alive
and if you give me that I
will love you more than
my dog Bry. I want a dog
game for the DS do you
like christmas?
Your Friend, Amber
Knight

Dear Santa,
Want I want for christmas
is a riade and reindeer and
go to the north pole to see
the elves if thay are big or
small. How do they mak
toys? How can the vives
make a toy car/I would
be your ely for ever if you
would ask me,'
Your Friend, Joy Simmons

Dear Santa,
I have been good! on
christmas can you bring
me? little pet shop game
they are call my friend city
and my friend bech Oh!I
forgit to tell can. you give
me puppy. I know it is a
toy lotboit plesee! Do you
have sing elves> How is
Mrs. Clause/I hope you
like are apple cimin irdmit.
Love, Isabela Teck

Dear Santa,
My name is Gabe I live in
PDL could you bring me a
Toy Mostrfrak for christ-
mas.
Love, Gabe Gillis

Dear Santa,
can you get me a 4weller
for chrismas iI relle wout
a 4weler cant you get me
a three weller I wish santa
clause was rell.
Love, chris Ponds


Dear Santa,
Would you bring me a
book for christmas please.
I like to read books Santa.
Do you/ The book i wold
like is The first day of
christmas And i would like
a barbie for christmas aso.
Love, Chloe

Dear Santa,
I want backugun for christ-
mas.
Love, Trey Lightner

Dear Santa,
I want a stuft dog. I want a
to bakugan and a toy pony
and i want a voodnjeses
and a tea pot.
Love, Katrina

Dear Santa,
I want a doll house as tall
as my mom and a few doll
and doll ecsesurees and
something for the family.
I'v always thoth Santa
Clause was cool. and i
want a Santa dress.
Love,
Jordyn Frost


Dear Santa,
Would you bring me a toy
and a backjgan.
Love, Sean Bishee

Dear Santa,
I want a dolphin trainer
costume for christmas I
want all the happy family
dolls. How is Mrs Clause
doing is she doing fine
thank you for telling me.
Love, Hannah Gracelyn

Dear Santa,
I want a Dsi for christmas
if you will get me it hoe is
Mrs. claus e doing and
rodolf and all the othor
randir.
Love, Timothy Thomas

Dear Santa,
Can you breg me a brbdol
and stufduck and a guitar
and a dicyle and a hand
cuff and a stuf bear and
a gorilla and a bard and a
robit.
Love, Mary Hardin

Dear Santa,
I want a Ipod for cristmas
I like I Poeds very much
because i like the music on
them I want a pink one. I
like I poeds very much. I
will listen to music all day
long. onchristmas people
think its about presents but
its not it about when jesus
wa boin.
Love, jamie Jackson

Dear Santa,
Would you bring me some
barbies, stuffes animals,
bakugans, chloths, pillows,
arial mermade barbie,
Hanna Montana t-shirts,
panta. -
Love, Kimberly Davis

Dear Santa,
I Love you and Miss
clause how are you doing
Qill you brag me a ds and
a plese. I love you I am a
smart kid do you no nme.
tell Miss clause I sed Ha
to santa and I am 8.1 I hav a
good week.
Love, Ariana Sasnett

Dear Santa,
1. What is mrs. clause
doing? 2. Santa would you
bring me a new transform-
ers toy.
Love. Bryce Hopkin.

Vernon
Elementary

Mrs. Castells' Class

Dear Santa,
Can i please have a DS,
DS games, my own wii,
wii games, paper, markers,
necklis,mp3 player. I have
bean good so I can get this
stuff.
Love, Makeneie

Dear Santa,
I've been good all year
and I think I deseve to get
presents. I want a skate-
board ramp for christmas
this year. I really really
want to get a DS this year.
Can you please tell you
elf to make one this year.
And I want a computer
game for christmas. And
I really want to get a Ipod
for christmas. And I
want more games for my
playstation 2 and xd for


christmas.
Love, Elisha

Dear Santa,
I want a bike and a skat-
boord and a ramo.
Love,
Sean Hickey
and mery christmas too
Santa and the ranedears
too.

Dear Santa,
I want a Xbox 360 and a
wii. Santa I want a horse
for christmas. I' want a
truck and a bike. I want a
spongebob pants. I want
a dirtbike for christmas. I
want a robt for christmas.I
want a puppy for christ-
mas.
Love,
Gavin

Dear Santa,
I have been good and I
wate this a DS papdl.
Hunter

Dear Santa,
I have been good this year.
Can i have some of this
stuff. A want a play station,
DS, and Gi Joe play set.
I want sponge bob movie
and viodo game, Ben ten


watch and a power rhshere
tent. I want a shot gun, A
remote care, transformes a
new backpack.
Love, Joshua

Dear Santa,
I have ben good this week
and i deserve present. I
would want to have fore
christmas is a fur real cat,
a impey 3 player, a doll
house, a jewelry box, lots of
clothes, a calender, some
jackets, a bratz house, a fur
real panda, a lot of fur re-
als adn a fur real dogs for
christmas.
Love, Sierra

Dear Santa,
I want Boots a gun strao
and a scope and a DS game
and a phone. I want a toy
truck and car with a cmis
with my truck and care. I
want a toy dirtbike and toy
foor willer. Then i want a
puzz;e. I want a psp. Merry
Christmas.
Love, Aaron

Dear Santa,
U want boots and 2 pekt
gun, and 222 scop and

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hunting clothes.
Love, Hayden

Dear Santa,
What I want for christmas
is a skatboard, baby alive,
and a DS I could have
some Hannah Montana
spies for school. Also I
want a pillow pet and may
I have you card again be-
cause I lost my other one.
Love, Leah-marie

Dear Santa,
I have ben good all year, I
want to get a car. A aplan
a hlucopter. A bird a DSi A
DS a ponah.
Love, Nicky

Dear Santa,
for christmasI would like
a barbie. And a teddy
bear some DS games a
new bike and barbie stiff.
A xbox 360 a new mp3
player some earings and
other jewlrey. Some make-
up a mini chair a hannah
montana wig and game
and also movis. The same
with icarly and wizars of
waverly place.
Love, Mercedez

Dear Santa,
I want a ds for christmas
and some games. I have
bin good this year. I might
diserva one. So let me
know if i can have one and
I wont some new pecils.
Love, Madison
I belev in Santa Clasus
Dear Santa,
I want a biksikle. I want a
fore willer. I want morst
trank. Iwarit new close. I
want a wihee
I want a nilks. I want a
baseball. I want a football.
I want mother for car. I
want a dirtbike. I want a
psp. I want a des.
Love, Zelaney

Dear Santa,
I love you Santa can I
have a ipod and I want a
dirtbike I want a plastaison
three and i want sis game.
Love, Dylin

Dear Santa,
I want toys for crimis.
I wont a muster truk. I
wonts a trut. I wont a
shoooter. I wont a go cart.
I wont a gun. I wont a psp.
Love, Robert

Ms. Baldry's Class

Dear Santa,
I aa DS eye. ADretel. A
StuffElf. A Stuff poor bear.
Yhe movie mattgascar
mary chrims. A buibey dall
and brati doll. A rayann
doll. A mepea for player. A
big tent for me and sister
jewel. A hat old 4 people
A stuff snowman A stuff
Santa A mokey Gril The
moie new moon, I want to
see afin chipaks squwl.
Judenn Gates

Dear Santa,
Santa I want a to Dertbike
and a mdpy game. Santa
I love you and i waont a
notoer baseball and I wont
a TV I wont to see dance
I wont to see prance I
wont to see rodpfe I wont
a bakitball gold I wont to
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Dear Santa,
I want a new bike. I want
a Dartgun. I wantShows. i
want some cool movies.
I want a cool skatebord. I
want the razor pocet roket.
I want a tony hawk jacket.
I want to see you Thank
you and have a mary
Xmas. PS I want a note
book. thanks
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Dear Santa,
I want a puppy and a toy
boat with heart on the
sides, A i want a set of zoo
zoo pets and a digital box
and a phone. Ai like a ring
a a pitcher of you with your
elfs and i wont a pitcher of
your rain deer. And a new
bike and a cd of big green
tracter. And i wont a grass
skiper kit. I love you Santa
and Mercy christmas.
Hannah Finch

Dear Santa, I want a now
cor for me and my mom
and dad and the libs. I
want a some now close
and some now pante I
want a lite nite I ant a
lamp. I want a Rilegold
wuche. I want a psp for
chrimis I want a Dog.
Hunter Spence

Dear Santa,
I won a exboxthrsixdy
and won hund riddoler
dertbike, skatebord, a gpos
bums game, a new car, that
you can see and mov by
motkan chron mor carsa
mate kanchrol robot and a
wee a mor bokoogon and a
bocoogo thing that holds
cards and poinsea siioer
poost rocet and raser oicet
ricete ab a etedi DS Ipod.
Payton Abbott

Dear Santa,
I want a skripbard and a
watsh and a psp and a new
foot ball and a eret and a
candy muchean and a hat
and a new lisa and chrggr
cane.
Signed,
Alex Rhodes

Dear Santa,
I want a cellectin of cars a
tower I would love to have
a wun dderfull cris & miss
and a scuter and a bunch
of candy in my stoking and
a computer with a bunch
or games on it like sims ,
and fate and my goecart
with a sreed uo butin ans a
ipod llike my sister monica
and kar=tia with a double
computer that you can ,
watch movies on. I want
people to cum over crist
miss. the end.
Tashara

Dear Santa,
I want a psp this year if i
don't get it it wont be a pro-
blam santa i love u I hope
you have a happy chrismys
to I want a big art kit that i
ccan take every were with
me I wont a nw bed to or
a psp or a dds or a laptop
and i wont a iode or a cd
plaire or I wont a toch
screen phone instaid or a
colaship of dalls. I want a
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Mia Davis

Dear Santa,
I wish i could have money
and if you have the money
can you buy me a dirtbike
for chrismas I wish I could
get a Ipod tuch to. I even
want a laptop can I have
skat bord and a skoter
a blur skoter. I want the
thunder thumbeler to. I
wish my family will have-,
agood chrismis. Can I have
a dog. I even want a knife
like Seans. Can I have a
woche to.
Shyanne

Dear Santa,
I want a ps3 I want a xbox
lego stardrs 3 i want sum
stufet animels. I want a
big not book. I want a tony
hock game with skatbord. I
want a big bakugan I want
a dirt bike I want a bo gun
I want sum bike glovs I
want a bike helmet I want
a enter toob I want a med-
tel watch. I want sum new
shoos. I want sum paper
I want new pencel box I
want new T-v flat screen
T-v
Isaiah

Dear Santa,
You are nice to ciredon
all over the world. Sant
and you bring parents to
ciredon that are nice and
helpefl. Can you get me
all these nice thing that i
really want. A desi and a
camra for crimes please
Santaclus Why because it
what i really wanted. Why
do you have a nodey list
When people are bad do
they get preats thank you
Santa clas.
Alanna

Dear Santa,
I want a psp and a skate
board a new bikz and a
will a car a dog the a toy
gon x box 360 10banz-
woon a ds football soot
and a ho ho ho and wtcg
dig car and dvone pep nat
in pet bird and a tent and
new bed and vail ho and
dirt dike ho ho
Tyler
Watford

Dear Santa,
I wish I can have a digital
nail printer and a wii and a
phone aswell and i wish
for everyone to have a
merry Christmas o I most
forgot do you have any
kids? and tell the elfs I
side Hi and Mrs. Cluse
too. and merry christmas.
izabella batson

Dear Santa,
I want soom money and an
xbox and a Tv and somm
dkd and a new bed and a
fool willer and a tree house
in the frunt yard and a
durtbike and a rill gun a bb
gun and a hunting dog and
no candy and no cools and
I want a secret lear and
a come putter and a bed
room big with starts and a
psp and a sping and a Ipod
tart pad.
Wyatt
edwards

Dear Santa,
I want a psp a new foot
ball and a d-rex and a
watch lego jail and a rozor


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during this magical
time of the year.

From Everyone At

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Construction
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spark skooter and a dirt
bike.
Gage Mcleod

Dear Santa,
I want to have a red DS
and a star wars the clon
wars for ds I want to have
lego star wars and seven
bukegon. I want to have
seven games for the ds. i
want to have a battle golit
and a pokemon gams for
the ds and that is wate i
want for christmas.
Oliver Donahue

Dear Santa,
I want a ufc game for cris
mas. Santa i want a boxing
game Santa i w nt a wwe
2010 game. santa i want a
wwe wresl manea movie.
Santa i want a rnoldol com.
bat vs dc comixi Santa i
want a memre card for
play stashen 2. Santa i,
want a wwe 2005 game.
Santa i want shrt. Santa I
want a tna game. Santaa i
want wwe magzen. Santa
i want a play stasheneardl.
Santa i want a 2001 game
Dominic

Mrs. Newcomb's Class

Dear Santa,
bring me a lego Opce
paluse gld cticeniterccr a
lego power miner thunder
driller and lefo agent robo
attack n lego star wars
republlik attack and hyend
neald bomer a sponge bob
truthor square video game
a wii systiom where the
wild things are and the to-
mas hero oh the |rails dvd.
Love, Robbie

Dear Santa, I
you are nice to dhristmat
to give kids what those
want Ikie toy can's and ipod
witch kind i wait and i
want a pep a foriand a dog
and a pair of pants.and a
shirt by anta.
see you later, ric kyo

Dear Santa,
Hey I have ben good this
year. Can you give me the
stuff I want? Well here is
the stuff I want chiwawa
Itere sciiter and stuff! my
speaking that is 411 i want
hope you get to give it to
me.
bye for now, Sage cox

Dear Santa,
Hey how have you been?
How are you? Does routoff
have a red nose?
Love, John somerset

Dear Santa,
How are you doing Is you
wife and elvfs okay. I love
you Santa. I've been half
and half. You have kids
that love you to.| I want a
ds, laptop phone wii and
a merry christmas. I hope
you are heving fun dlever-
ung gifts,
your friend,
Jamie campbell

Dear Santa,
I have been verr good at
school and at home. What
I want for christmas is i
want a skate board a Junie
B jones book, potey weel a
littlest pet shop toy, remote
comtroll truck, curious
gatge book, barbie, clout-
hes, work boots, regler
hats, air hokey, baby doll,


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Sincerely, Morgan Ham-
mack

Dear Santa,
I hope you are doing ok,
heres what i want for
christmas I want a play-
staion 3 lego star wars, a
new basket ball, a ds game,
a movie, a electric gitore,
a shark tooth necklese, air
pistle, a air hockey table,
pole table, new roller
skates.
Your Friend, Aaron c.

Dear Santa,
How are you doing I have.
been good at school all
this week What I want for
chrismas is a skate board A
xbox a Telloscope I want
some pants, shorts and
shirts, I want a computer
a desk a cd player some
paly cars a toch phone a
psp with games a globe a
pistel.
Your Friend,
Gabriel

Dear Santa,
You are very nice to travel
the world and give pepol
prsonts. I have been nice
all year. I wont a minucher
fowiler for crismas and a.
new bb gun. I
Yore Frind, Mikayla

Dear Santa,
I want a bike-skpter, book,
back pack, basketball, hot,
wells and a viedo game
zak
Dear Santa,
I am be good in school
and at home to and on the
play grod. I what a scate
and a puppy and a tv and
a holepunch and a late


bribey and heeleys and a
sktes and a stat bood and
a britz boll and a ipod and
a pinck rado and a ponny
and a makeup shop reel
make up and a reel camera
thank you .
Talk to you next chimes,
Jewel Hubbard

Dear Santa,
I have been good all
weekbut i am still having
tissues but i can handle it
so what are you doenin the
north pole. make toys. now
letssee hat i want to have a
solon shop, makeup,work
shop,and a iopd the last
one is a heely and a puppy.
Sincerely, Elizabeth

Dear Santa,
I bin good in school I got a
b and c how id the elf and
the toys hey is the ring-
deer ok. hey santa I want
a phone a iowd som new
shoe and game a red nose
pet and a blue nose pet that
bit th they dot now and
a dirtbike and achie and
some head band some hat
and some more greod and
a lote of footballs and bake
doll and rings dot forget a
lot of psp.o
Jy'trel Riley

Dear Santa,
love you you are good
friend you are the best i
bulive in you and what i
wait for chrismas i wiat a
tree house for chrismas i
love you so much to mery
chrismas.
Love Erin

Dear Santa,
Hi santa i have been re-
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Wednesday, December 16, 2009, Washington County News/Holmes County Times Advertiser, Christmas Greetings 09, 11


ally good this year. What
have you been doing? I
have some things i want
for chrishmas like... a hair
salon that has chairs and
other stuff, and lots of
high school musical carda
a purple flowery dress, a
scoter an aclet and you
odigraph.
See you later, Hann4h

Dear Santa,
I been good so far and I
will be good for the rest of
my life. Well I think i will
be good. I want a radios
some haound dogs a teck
dech kit, a couple of hogs,
and a globe a lava lamp,
and the movie sponge bob
square panta and many
more.
Bye for now, Ridge

Mrs:.Hayes' Class

Dear Santa,
My name is Jevio Lever-
ette. I live in ebro and i bin
bode But i want same thing
i want to get a toy.

Dear Santa,
My name is timothy. This
is what i want for christ-
mas Ben 10 alien force
vilgax a t acks and harry
potter and the sorsrs stone
for the ps2

Dear Santa,
My name is justin keys I
really want is a I pod and I
want is my dsi and I want a
gcr it is a shotgun I Ieave
in v street and I want a dog.

Dear Santa,
My name is Brents I am 8
Years old I live in sunny
hills in chipley I have been
good this year.I want a lap-
top sowe I can go online
and play games. Then I
want a dir bike sowe I can
ride it.

Dear Santa,
My name is Shelaina. Dear
Santa I live in vernen in a
white house I want a play
toy goat and I will play
with it and brush it and
make it pretty and I have
been good this year.

Dear Santa,
My name is Chloej am
seven years old. I live in a
white house with red shut-
ters and lotts of christmas
lights. I want some worm
hunting cloths and tincer
bell ds game.

Dear Santa,
My namr is Raven I am
7 years old. And I live in
wausau on pinner roade
my number that's on my
house is **** and for
cristmas I want a couple
of Video games And for
my brother I want to get
him some movies soe Dora
movies. And for my mom
I want to get her a ring and
some tools. for my dad I
want to get him some cool
stuff to I have been a little
good this'year.
Love, Raven

Dear Santa,
My name is Jamia. I am 8
years old I have been good
this year. I want for chris-
mas is a play dogh set that
you can make hamburgers.

Dear Santa,
My name is Justin G I am
7 years old. I have been
good this year. for christ-
mas I want a psp and some
games for it.
Dear Santa,
My name is Alley and
i ben good and I want
presents and I want it to be
a house do, and pumpkins


Dear Santa, I wont boos for rismis.
pie and a Ipod and skate I have been good and I I wont a bicd fr crismis.
bord and a good tar and a wate a DS I wont a cawgr;; hat for
go cart. Hunter crismis I wont a sede for
crismis I wont a n foster for


Dear Santa,
My name is Vithe Viori I
live in Bonifay florde I'll
ben good a little bit but i
want a wii a psp and a ds.

Dear Santa,
My name is Ian. I live in
Chipley on poopler head.
rd. I have been a little bad.
I what a hot wheels tack
and a lot of bakugan.

Dear Santa,
My name is Jaden and I
had been very good this
year and I wont for chris-
mis is a DS and DS games
and I Wont some new
clothes.

Dear Santa,
My name is Diamond. I
have been good I ward a
bike & what ever you wont
to give me I are redey mald
you a letter gaden does no
believing you

Dear Santa,
My name is Lillieh Leran
Pedigo. I ha ben good this
year. may i pleas have a et
frog that is what I whant
the most.

Dear Santa,
Hi my name is Shyron I
live,in sunny sills I ben
good can you brang me a
GI Joe toy for christmas.

Dear Santa,
My name is Kaitlyn Mer-
rill and i like in chilpe and
i am the first gant at the
drive with one car and or
truck and i am seven and
i want a doll and alot of
baby stuff.

Ms. Warp's Class

Dear Santa,
I want to go to the north
pole. game cube and the
new dexter game and a
xbox 360 and lots of pres-
ents and i wish
Zackary

Dear Santa,
Iwtuchrip to the north plo
and a nrv gun and my ves,
psp, minielb dabudisher 3
From, calab

Dear Santa,
Iwa't a xbox360. I wot a
hande surbie. I wot a johe-
deere toy bushog. I wot,
chrip two the north plow. I
wot a nof gun with the bet
that yuw hat two put tne
blis in
Austin


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Dear Santa,
I wut a xasox36 and a tow
mocu that can be a rocrt
and adupcruc and i wut a
motor sick and a gau corn
and I wut a gudtore and a
gram salt.
Txrick

Dear santa,
I wot a retheg colt. and a
terex robot lohek robot to
and ol grel modre sik1 and
a stuft hors and a bell hors
and a robot dog and a budr
fily and a staf tiger.
Jessica

Dear Santa,
I wut a dvd for chrismis
a cuma a psp or and for
cismis a and bobe deswis
wii and a camera
Kihjet

Dear Santa,
I wut a'and big bebey sopr
dole faster fir cheismis and
wilre I and wut and a ro
wut hot fast have tubedrt
a bike gokrkt and a a fist
drt fo kat and bike and a
swimeg pi'l for wilie
Haven

Dear Santa,
I no harw hrd you and you
wrkrs been wrkrceg it is
Soke.
corey t
Mrs J. Ray's Class

Dear Santa,
Iwont a ds for crisis. I
wont to pant for crismis.
I wont cande for crismis'.


crismis. I wont mocup for
crismis.
Love, Samantha

Dear SantaI love santa
your my best santa every
yier you brags me toys like
dogs and a xbox 360 like
all that store i love Santa
and i whont dx and mordal
come back.
i love Santa, )Bobby

.Dear Santa,
How are you elvs wut is it
like there. How'are your
randear. how are you and
Miss. clos. P.S. Hows
Komit.
Love, Shelby

Dear Santa,
Thank you santa are some
prssint I whut a baby doll
I whut a Wigh. I whut a
prices boll. I whut a pritty
shuws. i whut a bass. I
whut a ball. I whut make
up. I whut a brady doll. I
whut a shabl.
Love, Connie

Dear Santa,
I wunt some books. I wunt
an ipodo nano. I wunt a
ipodo toch. I wunt an dsi.
I wunt a drum set. I wunt
high hits alot of time. I
wunt dras up loss. I wunt
a book shellf. I wunt a
borde with norcks. I wunt
two bescks. I wunt a class
room. I wnt a techrss
beasck
Love,
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Dear Santa,
I hope you come because
on December 25 Because
i made you some cookies
and some milk and my
brothers and my sister love
a lot of things and i hope
you bring the things that i
like and myfamily:'like.
love, Jacara

Dear Santa,'
Youe alsome I hope I'get
a tooy this year and i want
to.see ya and i want my
family to have the best
chrismas ever..
Love, Ashantia

Dear Santa, .
I want a barbie pink co-
puter! I want a xbox360!
I want a new movie new
moon! I want a fur jakit! I
want a yonkiepoo pupie! I
want a book barbie book!
I want a card that sings! I
want to see santa! I wvant
a magic book! I want a
wona! I want a glass magic
ball!.
Love, Victoria

Dear Santa,
I love Santa
From,
Adrian Lee Paul'

Dear Santa,
,I Wont a dertbike. a water
gun a fulwilet a truk and


a car.
, Thank you,
Valton
Mrs. Nichols' Class
Dear Santa,
What do I want for chrims.
I want close shoe sand a
babie doll a little ppie and
a cat a girl pupie and a girl


cat some socks and lipstick
and a pars. A horse pigs, a
bear some balls a pool and
a slide, make up and chap-
stick and a game and magic
stick and a a bita boy and a
toy bever.
Yours truly, Angel
Dear Santa,
What i want for christmas
is a ipod touch, psp, fuzzy
art, and some shoes.
Yours truly, Sarah Smith

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for christmas I wont som
ds games I wont a baby
dall that can talk and I
wont some toy close that is
dress up close and i wont a
case of crayons. thank you
Santa.
Love,
Marissa Jackson
Dear Santa,
I wont a mother for crismis
and i want new scooter i
want real omeetrix with all
the aliens in it also want a
lot a machine so my mom
dad my brothers and my
sisters and all the funicher
we need when we get back
from are our trip and a
moterhome and all the toy
in the world in sept other
contrees and a big pileaf
money with a limo 12 old
camerod tordt 150 and a
buch of vido games ana hot
vilelhce ones 4.
Yours truly, Bailley
Dear Santa,
Can you bring the gifts
and presents following to
anders RD, I want a barbie
popup camper a barbie
car with a barbie doll a
pokeimon game for the
game boy, and 3 ames for
the DS.
Yours truly, Keyra Allen
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Dear Santa, .
I dould like a dolley and
kitins far krismis.
Yours truly, Victoria
Dear Santa,
Pleae bring me this stuff
for cristmas a computer,
trampoline, and a sorry
bourd game. Some money,
Shawn Michals toy, and a
pet dog. I want a Shawn
Michals T-shirt abd a mon-
chin. A'outside pool with a
hot tub.
Yours truly, Jason Bush
Dear Santa,
I would like new super
mario bros wii.
Yours truly,
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Merry Christmas From
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Superintendent of Schools
Vann Brock
District 1
Wayne Saunders
District 2
Pam Cates
District 3 .
Terry Ellis
District 4
Susan Roberts
District 5


Dear Santa,
I want psp, shakting shoes,
phone and a phone case
DS, camera, video camera,
black beery phone, ps3.
Yours truly, Raekwon
Dear Santa,
I want a wii. I want a Ipod.
I want a spy book. An I
really hore that i cood get a
ripestike.
From, Logan
\ Dear Santa,
. I want a snpeil toy you go
Santa I want 5 things Santa
so I will be good for you.
Yours truly, Anthony T.
Dear Santa,
I want a sorwd. And i want


for 105 to now and i want
a ipod neno to now. and i
want air soft gun now to
and a play stashn 3 to now
Sant clous to and i want a
big forwiller to and i want
a set of golf clubs to now
dear tyyler and godd by
santa clous to you.
Yours truly, Tyler
Dear Santa,
I want a flat screen Tv, pet
cat, a christmas tree, a bok
shelf, a calender, a pet fish,
a new new back pack, new
peincils, a new dall house,
a new teddy bear, a new
play kichen, a new jack in
a box, a new crons, a cake,
a snow globe, a pet owl, a
pet horse, new clock, new


stickers, a new garbae can,
and new books.
Yours truly, Diamond
Dear Stanta,
I would lik& to get a xbox
Xbox 360 bebea gun
rocket pocket and a nin-
tendo dsi and a nerf gun a
shot gun and a pistal.
Yours truly, Dirrih
Dear Santa,
What do i want for chri-
, mas i want a dig rodot a
dirtbike, a control car, a Wii
a dig dog and on of you
elfs.
Yours truly, David
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