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Phone: 850-638-0212 Web site: chipleypaper.com Fax: 850-638-4601 For the latest breaking news, visit CHIPLEYPAPER.COM www.chipleypaper.com Get breaking news, videos, expanded stories, photo galleries, opinions & more... Follow Us On Facebook And Mobile Too! @WCN_HCT www.chipleypaper.com Connect With Us 24/7 By Randal Yakey Florida Freedom Newspapers CHIPLEY Margarette Jackson Kent walked into the bedroom where her mother, 80-year-old Orea Thomas, lay dead after being discovered the morning of Aug. 13. Willie Jean Thomas, 58, of Chi pley, said when her 63-year-old sister went into her mothers bed room, she leaned over and whis pered something in her mothers ear. I think she said something like, Mother, dont leave me, Willie Jean said last week. When she came up, she clutched her chest and started having problems breathing. Later that morning, Margarette passed away. They were very close, Willie Jean said. The morning had started just like any other. Willie Jean said she woke her niece and told her to get her grand mother up for breakfast. Willie Jean said she was in the familys kitchen when she heard her niece call for her. My niece found my mom when I sent her in to get her up for breakfast, said Willie Jean, sitting with her hands folded in the Battle Memorial Funeral Home along Martin Luther King Boulevard in Panama City. We met in the hall way where she told me, Momma is gone, and I said, No, let me go in and check. I thought maybe her sugar had dropped, she continued. When I went in, I couldnt get a pulse. She was gone. Ahrianna Thomas, 17, of Chipley, 2 still wanted in narcotics investigation By Cecilia Spears Staff Writer cspears@chipleypaper.com The Washington County Drug Task Force made 14 arrests and continues to seek two others in association with a narcotics in vestigation, according to a report issued Friday. The DTF consists of the Chi pley Police Department and the Washington County Sheriffs Ofce The recent arrests follow a nar cotics investigation that spanned several months. According to a DTF report, the investigation in cluded the sale of pharmaceuti cals, crack cocaine, controlled substances and large quantities of marijuana. Youre looking at the culmina tion of months of intensive nar cotics investigations by task force members who spent hundreds of hours ensuring the following threats were eliminated from our community, said Police Chief Kevin Crews. Our guys put a tre mendous amount of dedication into these cases, and our commu nity is safer today because of their work. Arrested were: Steven LeShaun Davis, 37, Chipley, charged with the sale and delivery of crack cocaine. Mark Stephen Daldry, 51, Chi pley, charged with sale and deliv ery of marijuana. Clinton Douglas Corbin, 18, Chipley, charged with sale and de livery of marijuana. Dwight Lonzo Watford, 42, Chi pley, charged with sale and deliv ery of crack cocaine. Mitchell Terrell Brigham, 24, Chipley, charged with the sale and delivery of crack cocaine. Mekkos DeShawn Davis, 29, Chipley, charged with sale and de livery of marijuana and violation of probation. Heather Nicole Fleming, 25, Chipley, charged with two counts of sale and delivery of crack cocaine. Theater visionary, Bonifay native dies Freedom News GASTON COUNTY, N.C. Jason Lee studied character details down to the way theyd drink a glass of water or sit down in a chair. Lee comes originally from Bonifay. The North Gaston High the ater arts teacher, actor, director and former Holmes County resi dent died Aug. 17 of a heart attack. He was 36. Lee performed and directed productions at The Little Theatre of Gastonia in addition to teaching students. He served as president of the board for a year. From Staff Reports CHIPLEY The Chipley Police Department has reported the ar rest of Jared Joseph Billingsley, 20, of Graceville and James Rob ert Simmons, 20, of Graceville on charges of narcotics and weapons violations. The arrests took place Aug. 11, it was revealed Monday. According to the report, Of cer John French of the CPD was conducting a trafc stop of a blue Nissan following a trafc violation when he received permission and conducted a search of the vehicle. The search of the vehicle and occupants led to the discovery of drugs consisting of methamphet amine, marijuana, prescription medications, drug paraphernalia and a rearm. Simmons was arrested and charged with possession of a con trolled substance without a pre scription, possession of drug para phernalia and possession of mari juana less than 20 grams. Billingsley was arrested and charged with carrying a concealed weapon, use or display of a rearm during the commission of a felony and possession of a controlled sub stance without a prescription. Both Simmons and Billingsley are being held in the Washington County Jail. Methamphetamine continues to infest our community and is a growing problem, said Chipley Po lice Chief Kevin Crews. It is always a shame to see young people get started down a dead-end path. Guns are common to the drug trade, and it is not unusual to see guns associ ated with drugs. The Chipley Police Department will continue to work tirelessly to eradicate and prose cute those who continue to engage in the use and sale of illegal narcot ics within our community. I encour age everyone to report all criminal activity to the police department. MITCHELL TERRELL BRIGHAM STEVEN LESHAUN DA VIS Graceville pair arrested on drug, weapons charges JARED JOSEPH BILLINGSLEY JAMES ROBER T SIMMONS TERRENCE BERNARD MOORE BOBBY EARL LEE CAL VIN W ADE FOXWOR TH CLINTON DOUGLAS CORBIN DA VID JERALD LEASHER Mother, daughter die on same day OREA THOMAS MARGARETTE JACKSON KENT DESTIN ANSEL PETTIS DWIGHT LONZO W ATFORD HEATHER NICOLE FLEMING MARK STEPHEN DALDR Y MEKKOS DESHAWN DA VIS BRANDON SHANE WISE LEAH L. HENR Y S PECIAL TO T HE N EWS Actor and teacher Jason Lee is originally from Bonifay. WASHINGTON COUNTY DRUG TASK FORCE Task force arrests 14 Wednesday, A UGUST 24 2011 See LEE A2 See ARRESTS A2 See DEATHS A2 INDEX Arrests .................................. A3 Opinion ................................. A4 Outdoors ............................... A6 Sports ................................... A7 Extra ..................................... B1 Faith ..................................... B4 Obituaries ............................. B5 Classieds ............................. B7 INSIDE Man arrested on porn charges A3 Outdoors: Tarpon are worth the ght A6 Judge Perry turns 84! A4 V olume 88, Number 37 50 SPECIAL HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL SECTION INSIDE

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KINGS DISCOUNT DRUGS STOP IN FOR ALL YOUR C OLL EG IAT E GIFTS Mugs Christmas Decorations Pictures Frames Scarves Key Rings Jewelery and much more! 1242 Main St., Chipley, FL 850-638-4875 was the rst to discover her grandmother at about 8:40 a.m. I put my hand under her nose, and she wasnt breathing, Ahrianna said. She gently shook her grandmother to wake her. I went to get my auntie and I said, I think she is gone, Ahrianna said, referring to her grandmother. Willie Jean said she called her sister, Margarette, who came down with her son, Darrin Kent. Emergency medical technicians were already on the scene. Ahrianna said Mar garette waited as the EMTs attended to her mother, then went inside the bedroom and whispered to her mother. Ahrianna said it was about that time she heard Margarette scream. She said, I cant breath. I have to get out of here, Ahrianna said. The EMTs put Margarette on oxygen and took her to the hospital. A short time later, Willie Jean said she received a call from Margarettes young est son, Darrin, saying his mother had died. I think she may have been gone when they left from the yard, said Willie Jean, her eyes ashing downward, seemingly trying to hold back a tear. We all were very close, Willie Jean said, her voice cracking. My sister and I worked in the same place in the same job. I think she (Margarette) knew she was sick and the Lord took her that quickly be hind Momma because he didnt want her to suffer, Willie Jean said. I kinda think she wanted to go with Momma. He really had a shy streak in him, said Leslie Hodnett, past president of The Little Theatre of Gastonia. He wasnt the usual typical performer that we get at the theater that is outgoing and loud. He was very pen sive and quiet. Lee thought out how his characters would act down to the ne points, she said. And he taught his students to do the same thing. And thats why his students were award winners, said Chuck Stowe, South Point High drama teacher. He was absolutely and totally devoted to his students. His knowledge of theater was phenomenal. Lee came to Gaston County from Mont gomery, Ala. I had worked in Montgomery and taught in Montgomery, so when he came up here, the moment we met we had an in stant bond, Stowe said. He was one of my best friends. Lee was a giving and caring person, Stowe said. He held a wealth of information about the theater and passed that on to his students. Stowe said he thought of Lee like a kid brother because they got along so well. Lee was a warm, fun person who often laughed and joked. He was at North Gaston for four years and really built some strength into the the ater program, Stowe said. Lee stepped down at the end of the school year. One of his goals was to teach at the college level, so he was planning to go to graduate school to earn the credentials. He was planning to study childrens theater and acting. Hodnett directed Lee in Oklahoma. He played Judd Fry, a hired hand with a sinister side. It was so out of character. He had to play the opposite of his own sweet self, Hodnett said. He was the gentlest soul. Lee starred as Aslan the Lion in Nar nia, the Musical. The kids loved him, and the whole cast loved him, Hodnett said. He was really a team player. Lee directed The Little Theaters teen Youth Workshop last summer. The kids really adored him, and he was like a mentor for them, Hodnett said. I think he made a lot of difference in a lot of kids lives at his school. The news of Lees death shocked the tight-knit theater community and the arts educators at Gaston County Schools. He was a committed teacher who loved theater arts, said Stephanie Jackson, Gaston County Schools director of arts and physical education. He worked tirelessly to help his students experience success at all levels I considered him to be a vision ary in the theater arts. Lee worked to make sure students un derstood all aspects of a production from the historical perspective to learning how to play a role. He collaborated with other teachers and was part of the theater arts family. He loved life, Stowe said. He had so much to offer, and he gave it so freely. The family is asking for contributions to the Little Theater of Gastonia. Cash and checks can be made in mem ory of Jason Lee payable to The Little The ater of Gastonia; P.O. Box 302; Gastonia, NC 28053. DEATHS from page A1 LEE from page A1 Bobby Earl Lee, 44, Chipley, charged with principle to public crimes. Calvin Wade Foxworth, 46, Chipley, charged with two counts of sale and de livery of marijuana, possession of mari juana, possession of drug paraphernalia and possession of controlled substance without prescription. Lennie Ray Rodgers, 51, Chipley, charged with trafcking controlled sub stance (pills). Destin Ansel Pettis, 26, Panama City Beach, charged with possession of con trolled substance without prescription. Terrence Bernard Moore, 26, Chipley, charged with sale and delivery of crack cocaine. Glenn Louis Taylor, 49, Chipley, charged with sale and delivery of con trolled substance. David Jerald Leasher, 41, Chipley, charged with sale and delivery of con trolled substance. Juvenile, 16, Chipley, charged with two counts sale and delivery of crack cocaine. The DTF also reports that two indi viduals are still at large and are being sought at this time. The two wanted are Brandon Shane Wise, 21, Vernon, on suspicion of posses sion of drug paraphernalia, possession of listed chemicals and driving while license suspended; and Leah L Henry, 27, Chipley, on suspicion of two counts of selling crack cocaine. This is another win for our Drug Task Force with the successful apprehension of so many known drug dealers in our community said Washington County Sheriff Bobby Haddock. With the severe cut in budgets to our rural departments, we have to capitalize on every resource available, which is why the collaboration of investigators as part of the Drug Task Force is vital. What we will not do is let up, slow down, remove the pressure or turn our back on the illegal drug activ ity in our community. Failure is not an option. The DTF asks that anyone with infor mation on illegal drug activity contact the Sheriffs Ofce at 638-TIPS (8477) or by email at tips@wcso.us. ARRESTS from page A1

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Opinion A4 | Washington County News POSTMASTER: Send address change to: Washington County News P. O Box 627, Chipley, FL 32428 USP S 667-360 SUBSCRIPTION RATES IN COUNTY 13 weeks: $18.98; 26 weeks: $27.30; 52 weeks: $46.20 OUT OF COUNTY 13 weeks: $23.14; 26 weeks: $34.65; 52 weeks: $57.75 The News is published every Wednesday and Saturday by Florida Freedom Newspapers Inc., 1364 N. Railroad Ave., Chipley, FL 32428. Periodicals postage paid at Chipley, Florida. Copyright 2011, Florida Freedom Newspapers Inc. All Rights Reserved. COPYRIGHT NOTICE: T he entire contents of the Washington County News are fully protected by copyright and cannot be reproduced in any form for any purpose without the expressed permission of Florida Freedom Newspapers Inc. Nicole P. Bareeld, Publisher Steve Liner, Managing Editor Cameron Everett, Production Supervisor Brad Goodyear, Composition Supervisor Home delivery subscribers may be charged a higher rate for holiday editions. CONTACT US PUBLISHER Nicole Bareeld: nbareeld@chipleypaper.com MANAGING EDITOR Steve Liner: sliner@chipleypaper.com NEWS, SPORTS OR OPINION news@chipleypaper.com CLASSIFIED & CIRCULA TION Nikki Cullifer: ncullifer@chipleypaper.com 1-800-345-8688 ADVERTISING 850-638-0212 The views expressed here are not necessarily those of this paper or Freedom Communications. WANT MORE? Find us online at chipleypaper.com friend us on F acebook or tweet us @ W C N H C T Whatever happened, do you suppose, to goodness? When did it stop being part of public service, do you think? Let me be quick to say that Im not speaking about our local ofcials. Instead, Im calling Congress, the President and others to account. Seems to me, we got rid of King George (not George Bush, King George III) because his interests were not ours. He wanted to tax us. He wanted to take what was ours as a kind of divine right. Well, call me judgmental, but it seems to me the same thing is happening now just with an American signature. Now, dont get me wrong. This is not a party issue with me. Ive listened intently to the president and the speaker of the House of Representatives, straining to hear basic goodness. Ive turned up my hearing aid so I wont miss a message that says, I know and understand what you are going through. Ive listened intently for some indication that government cares about individuals and their problems. Nada. I dont begrudge the rst family a vacation, but Marthas Vineyard? Sheesh. And Lord knows where the speaker is. You know, truth is, compassion is much more important to me than even the decit or Wall Streets tank-ing last week. I yearn to hear some national leader go beyond appreciating the service of our veterans to thinking how to stop breaking up American families, disrupting lives and killing and maiming. As school starts, I want national leaders to focus attention on opportunities for the amazing young people I have seen graduating from our local schools. In short, I want goodness. I want politicians to hurt when they have to spend my money and my pros-pects. No more bridges to nowhere! Lets have bridges to somewhere. No more mindless expenses! Lets have investment in a renewed, prosperous future. No more wars! Lets have a defense program that is not a serious of police actions costly in lives and wealth. Lets have a defense program that actually defends us and our way of life. Again, lets have goodness in public service. Surely a prattle column has appeared before on the exact birthday of the writer, as is happening today. When reaching the 80th milestone, our youngest son, Gordon, placed a sign in our yard stating: Honk!Judge is 80! Should a message appear this year, I suspect it will be: Honk four times more-the Judge is 84! Historically, a big fuss is made in this column each time my birthday rolls around. An effort is also made to remember others who share the August 24th special day. This year, it seems the prattlers mind is dwelling on the early beginnings of life and some of the happenings along the way in those formative years. Your writer was the second in the series of 10 children born to our parents, Hugh and Marie Harris Wells. My birth followed one year and three days after my brother Jims arrival on August 21. Charles Liddon Wells, the third child, was born October 26, 1928, and died April 24, 1930. The tenth child, Byron Rex Wells, died at birth on October 31, 1950. Our philosophical father rationalized their deaths by saying that each one could have been a war causality prospect, gauging the timing of World War II and the Vietnam War. Your writer would have been six months short of a third birthday when Charles died. I can vaguely remember the crowds converging at our home at some point and have often wondered if that was the occasion. Hester reminds me that mass gathering at the Wells home was commonplace after she came upon the scene and especially at meal time. One vivid recollection of Charles death is when Jim and I found some obscured, unwrapped, hard peppermint candy months later, which had gathered dust and grime. We were told the candy was brought for Charles by a neighbor, Charlie Levens, a brother to Wes and Carroll Levens. Being resourceful, we washed the candy free of all the lint and other contaminants and ate it. The last baby, Byron, was born while I was a student at the University of Florida. A telephone message came for me to call home. Possibly, I called my sister, Hazel, as telephones had not arrived in the old home place. It was not possible for me to attend the funeral. It gives me great comfort to see the graves of the two brothers at Bethel Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery, adjoining our parents, all properly marked with honoring tombstones. Our brother Clyde, who had an August 14th birth date, died in a Pensacola plane crash on February 2, 1990. His grave site in Magnolia Cemetery in DeFuniak Springs is appropriately marked with a tombstone plus, the mammoth marble desk plate, used at his courthouse trial bench, now adorning his nal resting place. My sister Minnie died October 16, 2002, and is buried alongside her husband, James F. Russ, Jr., in the Vernon City Cemetery, where they called home for most of their marriage. The Wells siblings are blessed to have the old home place, six miles south of Bonifay, still in the family. It is owned by our sister Muriel. She and husband, Roy Turner, keep it well maintained and open for all of us to visit and enjoy. Hazels future husband, Jack Tison, carried out the task of screening the doors and windows at the old house in anticipation of their December 29, 1949, marriage. James Russ did many improvements on the home and outbuildings with his carpentry ability, much to the pleasure of our mother. Brothers Jim and Max have kept the yards and shrubbery trimmed and groomed down through the years. My sister Gail and her husband, Lane, reside in the old home when in the area from Gainesville and contribute to the homes atmosphere. With a little imagination, I can still see the chickens running in the yard and hogs roaming freely. At least one watch dog, and many cats, called the place home. At night, the sounds of mules and the cows lowing in the barn are easy to recall. The early morning crowing of the stately rooster announced daybreak. In mid-morning, the hens would announce their egg laying accomplishments by a chorus of loud cackling and merriment. Breakfast cooking on the wood burning stove, with the aroma of fried meat sizzling in the pan, meant a treat was in store. Occasionally, in the wintertime, a specialty of fresh squirrel and gravy, with hot homemade biscuits appeared on the table. Jean Weiss Taylor, the twin daughters of Henry Stone, Annie Myrel Collins Frame, Ralph Harris, Joey Nichols, twin sisters, Pauline Farmer and Catherine Owens, Charles Hilton and the late Circuit Judge W. L. Fitzpatrick, all had August 24 birthdays. Bill Webb had an August 22 birthday. He and his wife, Sybil, are especially remembered at this time due to the August 1 death of their son, Bill Webb, Jr., who would have had turned 59 on his August 25 birthday. Should the prattle column continue until next August 24, I rmly promise my readers to try it again, by blowing the horn loud and clear to announce the arrival of another milestone. See you all next week. PERRYS PRA TTLE Perry Wells HA VE SOMETHING TO SA Y? Letters to the editor and comments on Web versions of news stories are welcomed. Letters are edited only for grammar, spelling, clarity, space and consistency, but we ask that they be limited to 300 words where possible. Letter writers are asked to provide a home address and daytime telephone number (neither is printed) for verication purposes. Letters may be sent to 1364 N. Railroad Ave., Chipley, FL 32428 or emailed to news@chipleypaper. com. Please specify if the letter should be printed in the Washington County News or Holmes County Times-Advertiser. Questions may be addressed to Managing Editor Steve Liner by calling 638-0212 or via email at sliner@chipleypaper.com. Judge Wells turns 84 today! Perry, Charles and Jim, in a priceless picture depicting our serious play time. Wednesday, August 24, 2011 Y our trusted news source online at xtras onlin e Online EXCLUSIVE Back to school photos Special football section this week Crime Crime never takes a break. Neither do we. Scroll to the bottom of any story online to leave a comment. SPORTS Also ONLINE What ever happened to goodness, public service? Floridas septic tank inspection law is still clogging the books. Its going to take political compromise to completely ush it down the tubes. Do its opponents have the ability to give a little in order to gain a lot? Senate Bill 550 was passed in 2010 with a requirement that every septic tank in the state 2.7 million of them be inspected every ve years. That mandate didnt go over well in rural areas, particularly the Panhandle. Inspections can be expensive, costing hundreds of dollars and would be particularly burdensome when required so regularly. Many also complained the frequent inspections were unnecessary. A faulty septic tank will quickly become a problem in need of immediate repair if a resident expects to dispose of waste. The Legislature, bowing to its many angry constituents, convened a special session last November and passed a bill that delayed implementation of the septic tank until July 1. That was supposed to give the Legislature time during its 2011 regular session to craft and pass a repeal of the original law, and perhaps replace it with something less onerous. The House overwhelmingly passed a full repeal bill sponsored by Rep. Marti Coley, RMarianna. But it died in the Senate when several South Florida lawmakers expressed concern that even if the original law went too far, the repeal swung the pendulum too far the other way. The law remains on the books but enforcement has been suspended, thanks to some legislative maneuvering by Sen. Don Gaetz, R-Niceville. That has given Coley and Sen. Greg Evers, RBaker, opportunity to craft another repeal. Evers is holding rm that there can be no compromise until there is a full repeal of SB 550. The sticking point appears to be the states 33 rst-magnitude springs, two of which are in Evers district and one is in Coleys. Supporters of inspections want to ensure that nitrates seeping from septic tanks dont contaminate these springs. The springs are vulnerable to a host of potential contaminants. Furthermore, Bob Knight, president of Wetlands Solutions Inc. and director of the Florida Springs Institute in Gainesville, told The Florida Current (www.theoridacurrent. com) that septic tank inspections wont reduce the amount of nitrogen going into groundwater. Only reducing the density of homes on septic tanks or requiring sewage treatment plants in other areas will reduce nitrogen loading. SB 550 must be repealed. As the previous legislative session proved, though, unconditional surrender may not be an option. Supporters of repeal must be willing to consider a narrowly drawn exception for the springs in order to eliminate the current laws overly broad, heavyhanded mandate. That would be a net win for Northwest Florida. Panama City News Herald Lets make a deal STEVE LINER Managing Editor

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We are going to follow the law wherever the courts follow the law and I am certain she will do whats asked of her if necessary and hope fully it wont come to that, Baez said. Circuit Judge Stan Strickland sen tenced Anthony to a year of proba tion in January 2010 after she plead ed guilty to stealing checks from a friend. At the time, Strickland said Anthony should serve the probation upon her release, but those instruc tions never made it into a written or der. Corrections ofcials interpreted the sentence to mean Anthony could serve the probation while she was in jail awaiting her murder trial, where she was acquitted in the death of her 2-year-old daughter, Caylee. Strickland claried in an order earlier this month that Anthony must begin her probation now that she is out of jail. He then recused himself from the case and turned it over to Judge Belvin Perry, who had presided over Anthonys murder tri al. Perry upheld Stricklands order and Anthonys attorneys last week led an appeal with the Fifth District Court of Appeals in Daytona Beach. In the appeal, Anthonys attor neys accused Strickland of bias, cit ing an appearance on Nancy Graces television show in which he said he was shocked by the murder trial verdict. Grace has been a vocal critic of Anthony. The attorneys also argued Strick land couldnt amend the order since the probation sentence had already been completed. The order also vio lates double jeopardy since Anthony would be serving the same sentence twice, they said. If the order is upheld, Anthony has until noon Friday to report to the probation ofce. Since her release from jail follow ing her acquittal, Anthony has kept a low prole and her exact where abouts have been a secret. AP Casey Anthony smiles before the start of her sentencing hearing July 7 in Orlando. Anthonys lawyer Jose Baez says bringing Anthony back to Florida from an undisclosed location will just add to what he called the circus-like atmosphere around her case. Anthony has disappeared from public view since her acquittal last month on murder charges. Casey Anthony reported back in Florida MIAMI (AP) Deb and Doug Carlsons adopted sons have trashed bedrooms, stolen credit cards and threatened to kill them. One drew a disturbing picture of beheading the southwest Florida couple and throwing a party. When the Carlsons adopted the now teenage boys from foster care in 2007, they were handed a slim le with few details except that the two suffered from attention decit hyperactivity disorder. No one told the empty nesters the boys had severe mental health issues and had bounced between foster homes. Now teenagers, the boys are living in separate therapeutic group homes. Therapists say one son needs to be in a supervised residential facility, which the state will no longer pay for, unless the Carlsons turn back custody to the state. We love him and hes part of our family. To have to make such a difcult decision to get him the care he needs is ludicrous. It sends a horrible message to him, said 55-year-old Deb Carlson. You really feel like once you sign on the dotted line youre on your own. Youre totally abandoned by the state. While the overwhelming majority of adoptions end happily, some families like the Carlsons say they werent told about their new childs psychological problems and cant get help from the government agencies that recruited them. Their complaints come amid a nationwide push to nd homes for older foster care children and those with serious behavioral and mental health problems, which can emotionally and nancially drain adoptive families. Most states focus money on recruiting parents, but once a child is adopted, few funds are directed to supporting the new families, some experts say. About 50,000 foster children are adopted annually in the U.S., almost double the number in the 1990s. We place them in an adoptive home and we dont support or train the parents ... we sometimes set families up to fail and then those children are placed back in the system, said Rita Soronen, president of The Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption. The Ohio nonprot estimates more than 20 percent of the nearly 6,300 foster children it has served came from a failed adoption. But theres no national data to show how many adoptions fail or track how many children need additional help, and states arent required to track or report the gures. Florida is among the few states tracking so-called disrupted and dissolved adoptions, which happens when adoptive families return children to foster care while in the process or after nalizing the adoption. Florida had nearly 200 dissolved or disrupted adoptions in 2008-2009. There were 3,777 total adoptions that same year. However, most of the dissolved adoptions each year are actually adoptions that took place in previous years. In Oklahoma, one child advocate said half of the 14 boys in the group home where she worked had been adopted and returned to the system. A Pennsylvania adoption program estimates about 60 of the 200 foster children they work with come from failed adoptions. A majority of failed adoptions involve older children with trauma issues, including reactive attachments disorder, or RADS, where children struggle to bond and act out against their adoptive families. Some have been victims of sexual abuse and, in turn, act out sexually on other siblings in the home. States typically cover a portion of care, but that coverage can run out quickly. The costly services can drain private insurance, leaving parents forced to pay out of pocket or return their child to the state to access government-funded mental health services. Many states have relinquishment policies that force parents to choose between keeping their children and getting them help. Those who do relinquish their children may face criminal abandonment charges and might not be eligible to adopt again, said Mary Boo, assistant director of the North American Council on Adoptable Children in Minnesota. States could fund the treatment and not bring the kids back into foster care but they dont. Its a way to keep the states from having to pay the bill, Boo said. The demand for more post-adoption services comes as most state child welfare agencies are already slashing budgets. Programs vary widely across the country, from telephone assistance lines that link parents with services to intensive family therapy sessions and respite care. Theres little research evaluating which programs work best, making it difcult to get funding. Floridas Department of Children and Families has trained more than 150 therapists to work with adoptive families. More than a dozen of the agencys private contractors have hired case managers to work with families after the adoption. Ohios program offers adoptive parents up to $10,000 for services a drop from $20,000. A few states, including Pennsylvania and Illinois, offer robust programs and are even increasing services. Casey Family Services, covering New England and Maryland, has expanded over the past three years after hearing from more families in crisis. Diakon Adoption and Foster Care in Pennsylvania, which specializes in nding homes for hard to place foster children, also had an increase in failed adoptions. Diakon connects families with a case manager to help with school problems and links them with therapists and other medical help. Services also include support groups and respite care, but families can only receive them for one year. But in Florida, the Carlsons encountered problems when they tried to get counseling and post adoption services for their boys: The organizations waiting list was so long, they eventually told the Carlsons they couldnt help anymore. The boys cant be left alone or play in the neighborhood like normal teens. Each week brings new crisis. Deb Carlson quit her job as a payroll manager to deal with the chaos. She spends hours on the phone navigating the system. A nonprot advocate recently agreed to take one sons case in hopes of getting the state to pay for more residential care. Deb Carlson doesnt understand how a loving familys noble ambition to help neglected foster children could turn into such a nightmare. You have these idealized visions, you treat them nicely and give them things and make up for all the things they didnt have in their life, she said. All of the resources Ive found I did on my own. In May, several child welfare organizations lobbied Congress for more post-adoption services to help families like the Carlsons. Sen. Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn., introduced a bipartisan bill that would have required states to spend a portion of the federal dollars they already receive on adoption services and accurately report failed adoptions, but the bill stalled in committee. The minimal services could make a big difference for these families. They feel very abandoned sometimes. We dont even have the sta tistics to look at when it goes wrong, how and why, Klobu char said. Its very hard to improve things if we dont have that data. Problems arise in adoption of troubled kids AP Deb Carlson, left, and her husband Doug, right, have lunch with their adopted sons in Valrico. National Washington County News | A5 Wednesday, August 24, 2011

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OUTD OO RS www.bonifaynow.com | www.chipleypaper.com Send your Outdoors news to news@chipleypaper.com A Section If you are planning on catching king mackerel and using live bait caught around a buoy as part of your plan, sometimes surveying the bait situation will save you a lot of time. Cigar minnows and green backs hang around buoys and the chains and anchors that attach them to the bottom for several reasons. The main one is it gives them protection from predators. If you are observant you have noticed while catching bait around buoys that you can tell the direction the current is running by which side of the buoy the bait is on. They will always stay on the upcurrent side of the buoy. I would imagine the reason is because the cigar minnow farthest away from the school will be the one that gets whatever they are feeding on. And to do so that cigar minnow will be positioned upcurrent as far from the protection of the buoy as possible. Sometimes he gets a little too far and we know what happens then. It is a pleasure to anchor close enough to a buoy to catch live bait and then hook that bait on and catch king mackerel as fast as possible. In this manner you have a constant amount of live bait at your disposal. Of course sometimes the kings simply will not cooperate and the next thing you know that smoker you hooked runs around the buoy chain. Two weeks it didnt seem to matter at which buoy you caught your bait, the kings were all around and eager to bite. This past week was the opposite. Approaching a buoy you found the bait spread out in every direction and many yards from the protection of the buoy. That indicates the king either were gone or they just werent feeding. Try as you might with the liveliest cigar minnow or herring you couldnt even get a bonito to bite. When it comes to shing for kings, if the bait is staying a long distance from natural protection you might be in for a long day of shing. If they are bunched up against the buoy and occasionally showering, you might be in for some fun. Hooked on Outdoors SPECIAL TO FLORIDA FREEDOM Connor Fuqua of Joelton, Tenn., reeled in this red snapper during the season. SPECIAL TO FLORIDA FREEDOM JD White, Josh Hamm and brothers John and Ben McGonagil show off their catches. SUBMIT YOUR HUNTING AND F I S HING PHOTO S TO NEW S @ C HIPLEYPAPER.COM Scott Lindsey Outdoor Writer captainlindsey@knology.net SPECIAL TO FLORIDA FREEDOM Savanah White, 13, caught this redsh at the jetties in St. Andrews State Park. By Stan Kirkland Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission The coastal waters of Florida are home to a wide variety of sh, but tarpon have few equals when it comes to strength and jumping ability. Commonly called silver kings, tarpon are found all along the Gulf Coast in the summer months and as far north as Virginia in the Atlantic. Tarpon can grow to 8 feet in length and weigh up to 280 pounds. Theyll eat anything from minnows to pinsh to mullet and crabs. There are increasing numbers of tarpon guides, particularly on the northern Gulf Coast, who cater to clients wanting the thrill of catching a big tarpon. In the Panhandle, they sh for tarpon in Apalachee Bay off St. Marks, Apalachicola Bay, St. Joe Bay and the Crooked Island area at Tyndall Air Force Base. While a number of marine sh are prized for the taste and texture of the meat, thats not the case with tarpon. Tarpon are boney and they are usually released. Those who do want to harvest or possess a sh must rst obtain a $50 harvest tag from the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC). The anglers and guides who target tarpon can help sheries scientists at the FWCs Fish and Wildlife Research Institute and at Mote Marine Laboratory gather valuable information by participating in the Tarpon Genetic Recapture Study. Participating anglers collect DNA samples from each tarpon they catch and then ship those to the study team. Each tarpon has a unique DNA ngerprint and the samples tell the researchers which sh have been captured before. In 2010, anglers provided more than 3,100 tarpon DNA samples. Researchers say approximately one out of every 100 sh is a recaptured tarpon. Anglers who are willing to assist in the study can obtain an easy-to-use tarpon DNA sampling kit by emailing TarponGenetics@MyFWC. com, or by calling 800-367-4461. Even Gov. Rick Scott got in on the tarpon shing action last week. Accompanied by Kathy Barco, the FWCs chairman, and Executive Director Nick Wiley, Gov. Scott went shing in the Florida Keys Aug. 11 with Capt. Rick Murphy to promote the states unique shing opportunities. The governor hooked one tarpon but it snapped his line and got away. Its one thing to catch a tarpon on a rod and reel, where landing the sh can take an hour or more. However, hardcore tarpon shermen say theres nothing like catching one on a y rod. It may be the longest y rod battle ever but in the late 1980s Crystal River resident Jim Farrior, who at the time worked for the former Game and Fresh Water Fish Commission, was y shing for tarpon one summer day about noon near Pine Island in Hernando County when he spotted a string of tarpon. He put his y in front of the group and a big tarpon inhaled it. Farrior stood on the bow of the 18-foot boat and held on to the 9-foot y rod as the tarpon took all the y line down to the backing. Farriors shing buddy at the controls cranked the boat, allowing Farrior to recover his line. He was such a beast. I didnt know if we would ever get close enough to get a good look at him, Farrior recalls more than 20 years later. But, stick with the tarpon they did. The tarpon pulled the boat from Pine Island up to the Chassahowitzka River, then back to where he hooked the sh, and then practically back to the Chassahowitzka, a distance of 5-6 miles. Finally, at midnight, Farrior could see the tiring 200-pound plus tarpon just a few feet in front of the boat and then his 16-pound tippet snapped. After a 12-hour bruising battle, the tarpon swam away in the darkness. I was beat, my hands hurt, and my gut hurt (where he had to bury his rod) but it was the most amazing thing. I was just as happy as if I had put him in the boat, Farrior said. But, its shing and why we keep coming back. Tarpon worth the effort C ARLI SEGEL S ON | FWC FWC volunteer Sam Roberts releases a large tarpon after obtaining a DNA and blood sample. BELOW : A tarpon leaps out of the water as an angler attempts to reel it in. Page 6 Wednesday, August 24, 2011

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SP O RT S www.chipleypaper.com A Section Page 7 Wednesday, August 24, 2011 Major League Baseball streaks past season halfway point Cathrine Lamb Editorial Assistant clamb@chipleypaper.com Attention, high school football fans. Its football season again, and this week the Holmes County High School Blue Devils will play their rst game of the season at 7 p.m. Friday, Aug. 26, at Memorial eld in Bonifay against the Graceville High School Tigers. The Blue devils are led by Head Coach Brad Johnson. The Vernon High School Yellow Jackets will also play their rst game at 7 p.m. Friday against the South Walton Seahawks in Santa Rosa Beach at South Walton High School. The Yellow Jackets are led this year by Head Coach Ryan Boyd. The Chipley High School Tigers will play their rst game at 7 p.m. Sept. 2 against Vernon. The Tigers are led this year by Head Coach Rob Armstrong. Go out and support your team this season, whether it be the Blue Devils, Tigers or the Yellow Jackets. Look for our 2011 Football Preview in todays paper with a complete rundown of all three local schools sched ules. There are also sched ules for Cot tondale and Graceville in the Football Preview. The Associated Press If you think the emerging scan dal at Miami is the worst college football has ever endured, you might not remember SMU. Even now, what happened at Southern Methodist University in the 1980s casts a shadow over the Miami case, the most startling to come from college footballs as sembly line of embarrassments in recent years. A former University of Mi ami booster and convicted Ponzi scheme artist says he provided Hurricanes players with cash, prostitutes, cars and other gifts from 2002 to 2010 and that several coaches knew and even partici pated as improper benets were handed out. The Yahoo Sports story about Nevin Shapiros self-described misdeeds has many fans asking whether Miami if the allega tions are found to be true could be in danger of having its football program shut down by the NCAA. The so-called death penalty has only been handed down once, to SMU. SMU players had been getting paid with funds provided by boost ers for years, and top school of cials not just coaches were involved. In the nine years I served on the (NCAA) committee on infrac tions, I never saw another one that was even close to what occurred in the SMU case, said University of Oklahoma law professor Da vid Swank, a former NCAA vice president. As serious as the Miami case looks, Swank said the violations Shapiro claims to have been a part of are not severe enough to war rant the Hurricanes being treated the same way as the Mustangs. In that case you had the in volvement of basically members of the board of trustees and the re gents, he said. And it was repeat violations, which made it a very serious case. SMU had been sanctioned mul tiple times in the 10 years leading up to receiving the death penalty for recruiting violations, includ ing being placed on three years probation in 1985. But the money kept owing because school of cials, including former Texas Gov. Bill Clements, the head of SMUs board, were afraid that players al ready on the payroll would expose the cheating if they were cut off. Miami football was hit with NCAA sanctions in 1995 after a nancial aid scandal involving at least 50 players. The Hurricanes received three-years probation, a one-season bowl ban and were stripped of 24 scholarships. But that involved an entirely different administration at Miami. At SMU, there was systematic cheating that had been going on for years. You had an infractions case, and then very shortly thereafter you had a second infractions case involving many of the same peo ple, Swank said. At Miami ... it looks like it fo cuses on one outlaw. Much like the Miami case, the SMU scandal came to a head at a time when NCAA investigations were rampant in college football. Some SMU supporters claimed the Mustangs were merely trying to keep up with Southwest Con ference rivals Texas, Texas A&M, Houston, Texas Tech, Baylor, TCU and Arkansas. Every school had been investi gated, said Bo Carter, the former longtime sports information direc tor of the Southwest Conference and Big 12. In the 80s, no one had very strong compliance programs. The conferences were trying to enforce things through self-policing. The result, Carter said, was a lawless mentality. ESPN analyst Craig James, who with fellow tailback Eric Dick erson formed the famed Pony Ex press backeld for SMU from 197982 but says he wasnt aware of the rampant rule-breaking, said back then boosters had far more access to players and recruits. They could help in some ways with recruiting ... it was not un common to see supporters around the university back in that era, he said. In the years that have passed since SMU football was shut down, rules have been tightened, and compliance departments at uni versities that have major athletic programs have grown substan tially. Yet in the last 18 months, Southern California, Ohio State, Auburn, Oregon, Michigan, North Carolina, Georgia Tech and LSU have all either been investigated or sanctioned by the NCAA. If the assertions are true, the alleged conduct at the University of Miami is an illustration of the need for serious and fundamental change in many critical aspects of college sports, NCAA President Mark Emmert said. Earlier this month, Emmert led a group of university presidents including Miamis Donna Shalala in drafting an outline for chang ing academic standards for stu dent-athletes and the parameters of athletic scholarships, as well for streamlining the NCAA rulebook. They also talked about imposing stiffer penalties on rule-breakers and coming up with a sentencing standard to provide more consis tent penalties. We absolutely must put this climate of rule-breaking behind us, Penn State President Graham Spanier said during the retreat. Specics on how remain unclear. Emmert said the death pen alty should still be an option, but I would only support the death penalty structure in very rare cir cumstances, so I dont know that people are as adamantly opposed to it as they are reserving it for the most egregious violations. Ivy League executive director Robin Harris served on the in fractions committee for 4 years before leaving in the late 1990s for an Indianapolis law rm that sometimes represents NCAA rulebreakers. Harris said she never saw a case she thought deserved the death penalty. We didnt ever have a situation where we thought it would be ap propriate, but we had some cases where it technically was in play, she said. I wouldnt rule it out, but hopefully it would be rare, and it should be rare. The NCAA hit USC with some of the toughest sanctions in recent memory last year, banning the Tro jans from postseason play for two seasons and taking away 30 schol arships over a three-year period. Even coach Lane Kifn ac knowledges it could take USC foot ball seven years to bounce back from the penalties. James said SMUs punishment was too harsh. I cant say that we didnt get what was coming our way, he said. But it absolutely put a cloud over our institution for 25 years. It lumped everyone into the same group of cheaters. Swank agreed with Emmert that the death penalty must be used sparingly. I dont think it is appropriate to totally destroy an athletic pro gram of an institution because of violations unless ... you go back to something similar to what you had in the SMU case, he said. I dont think the Miami case is one that really deserves that. BROOKLYN, Mich. (AP) Kyle Busch held off Jimmie Johnson for the time being, at least. Busch outlasted Johnson to win Sundays NASCAR Sprint Cup race at Michigan International Speedway, pulling away after a late caution for his fourth victory of the season. The win gave Busch a 10-point lead over Johnson at the top of the points standings, but there are still three more races before the Chase for the Sprint Cup starts. Johnson is the ve-time de fending champion on NASCARs top circuit, and Busch is merely the latest driver who seems poised to challenge him. Certainly its going to be a run down to the end, Busch said. The points are tight. With any bad day, it seems to hurt you so much, you really have to concentrate on bat tling back, getting yourself back up in the points. Denny Hamlin and Kevin Har vick pushed Johnson to the limit last year but fell short in the end. Now Busch has his sights on the championship, and although theres plenty of racing still to come, he aced Sundays test in what became a head-to-head dash to the nish with the man everyone is trying to wrest the title from. Busch passed Johnson with about a dozen laps remaining and was opening up a comfortable mar gin when his brother Kurt Busch scraped a wall, forcing a caution from laps 198-201. The yellow ag erased much of Kyle Buschs lead, but he was able to ght off a quick move from Johnson after the re start, then held on to win during the green-white-checkered nish. I said this about him a while ago: Once he gured out how to win races, hed win a lot, Johnson said. He certainly has done that. His big test is for a championship. Once he understands that and g ures that out, I think hell win a lot of those too. It was Buschs rst Cup win at Michigan. AP Atlanta Braves runner Jose Constanza, left, dives back to third on a late throw to Florida Marlins Greg Dobbs during the second inning of a baseball game Aug. 8 in Miami. Constanza headed back to third on a single by Michael Bourn. Are you ready for some football? Cathrine Lamb Editorial Assistant clamb@chipleypaper.com With the MLB season way past the halfway point of the All-Star Game, the fans of the American and National leagues are all still in wonder about whos going to the playoffs in October. As of Friday in the American Leagues Eastern Division, the New York Yankees (75-47) only have a -game lead over Boston (75-48). Baltimore trails by 27 games with a record of 47-74. In the Western Division, Detroit (65-58) has a 1-game lead over Cleveland (62-58), with Kansas City trailing by 15 games with a record of 51-74. In the Western Division, Texas (72-53) has a 6-game lead over the L.A. Angels (6659), with Seattle trailing by 17 games with a record of 53-69. In the National Leagues Eastern Division, Philadelphia (80-42) has an 8-game lead over Atlanta with a 73-52 record, with Florida trailing by 24 games with a record of 57-67. In the Central Division, Milwaukee (73-52) has a 6.5game lead over St. Louis (66-58), with Houston trailing by 32 games with a record of 40-84. In the Western Division, with the closest standings in the National League, Arizona (69-55) has only a 2game lead over San Francisco (67-58), with San Diego trailing by only 14 games with a record of 56-70. The Wild Card consists of all the teams from second place to last place. In the lead in the American League is Boston with a 7548 record. In the American League, Atlanta is the Wild Card leader. So the question remains for all baseball fans: Whos going to win in the playoffs, go to the World Series, take home the championship for their league and make the history books? AP Kyle Busch (18) drives next to Jimmie Johnson (48) on a restart on Buschs way to victory in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series auto race at Michigan International Speedway in Brooklyn, Mich., on Sunday. Busch takes Michigan International race Remember SMUs death penalty

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WASHINGTON (AP) Laid-off workers and ag ing baby boomers are ooding Social Securitys disability program with benet claims, pushing the nancially strapped system toward the brink of insolvency. Applications are up nearly 50 percent over a decade ago as people with disabilities lose their jobs and cant nd new ones in an economy that has shed nearly 7 million jobs. The stampede for ben ets is adding to a grow ing backlog of applicants many wait two years or more before their cases are resolved and worsening the nancial problems of a program thats been run ning in the red for years. New congressional es timates say the trust fund that supports Social Secu rity disability will run out of money by 2017, leaving the program unable to pay full benets, unless Congress acts. About two decades later, Social Securitys much larger retirement fund is projected to run dry, too, leaving it unable to pay full benets as well. Much of the focus in Washington has been on xing Social Securitys re tirement system. Propos als range from raising the retirement age to meanstesting benets for wealthy retirees. But the disability system is in much worse shape and its problems defy easy solutions. The trustees who over see Social Security are urging Congress to shore up the disability system by reallocating money from the retirement program, just as lawmakers did in 1994. If Congress does not act, the disability program will collect only enough payroll taxes to pay about 85 percent of benets after the trust fund is exhausted in 2017. Even if Congress does act, the combined retire ment and disability trust funds are projected to run out of money in 2036, the trustees say. The new congressional report esti mates the combined fund would run out of money in 2038. At that point, the com bined programs would col lect enough in payroll taxes to pay about three-fourths of benets. Claims for disability benets typically increase in a bad economy because many disabled people get laid off and cant nd a new job. This year, about 3.3 mil lion people are expected to apply for federal disabil ity benets. Thats 700,000 more than in 2008 and 1 million more than a decade ago. Its primarily economic desperation, Social Secu rity Commissioner Michael Astrue said in an interview. People on the margins who get bad news in terms of a layoff and have no other place to go and they take a shot at disability, The disability program is also being hit by an ag ing population disabil ity rates rise as people get older as well as a system that encourages people to apply for more generous dis ability benets rather than waiting until they qualify for retirement. Retirees can get full So cial Security benets at age 66, a threshold gradually ris ing to 67. Early retirees can get reduced benets at 62. However, if you qualify for disability, you can get full benets, based on your work history, even before 62. Also, people who qualify for Social Security disability automatically get Medicare after two years, even if they are younger than 65, the age when other retirees qualify for the government-run health insurance program. Congress tried to rein in the disability program in the late 1970s by making it tougher to qualify. The number of people receiving benets declined for a few years, even during a reces sion in the early 1980s. Con gress, however, reversed course and loosened the criteria, and the rolls were growing again by 1984. The disability program got into trouble rst be cause of liberalization of eligibility standards in the 1980s, said Charles Bla hous, one of the public trustees who oversee So cial Security. Then it got another shove into bigger trouble during the recent recession. Today, about 13.6 million people receive disability ben ets through Social Security or Supplemental Security Income. Social Security is for people with substantial work histories, and monthly disability payments average $927. Supplemental Security Income does not require a work history but it has strict limits on income and assets. Monthly SSI payments av erage $500. As policymakers work to improve the disability sys tem, they are faced with two major issues: Legitimate applicants often have to wait years to get benets while many others get payments they dont deserve. Last year, Social Security detected $1.4 billion in over payments to disability ben eciaries, mostly to people who got jobs and no longer qualied, according to a re cent report by the Govern ment Accountability Ofce, the investigative arm of Congress. Congress is targeting overpayments. The decit reduction package enacted this month would allow Congress to boost Social Securitys bud get by about $4 billion over the next decade to invest in programs that identify peo ple who no longer qualify for disability benets. The Con gressional Budget Ofce estimates that increased enforcement would save nearly $12 billion over the next decade. At the same time, the application process can be a nightmare for legitimate applicants. About two-thirds of initial applications are re jected. Most of these people drop their claims, but for those willing go through an appeals process that can take two years or more, chances are good they even tually will get benets. Astrue has pledged to reduce processing times for applicants appeals, and he has had some success, even as the number of claims skyrockets. The number of people waiting for decisions has increased, but their wait times are going down. Its ludicrous to say that the backlog problem is get ting worse, Astrue said. The backlog problem has gotten dramatically better. Patricia L. Foster said she was working as a nurse in a hospital in Columbia, S.C., in 2005 when she was attacked by a patient who was suffering from a men tal illness. Foster, 64, said she injured her neck so bad she had a plate inserted. She said she also suffers from post-traumatic stress disorder. Foster was turned down twice for Social Security dis ability benets before nal ly getting them in 2009, af ter hiring an Illinois-based company, Allsup, to repre sent her. She said she was awarded retroactive bene ts, though the process was demeaning. I have to tell you, when youre told you cannot re turn to nursing because of your disability, you dont know how long I cried about that, Foster said. And then Social Security says, Oh no, you dont qualify. You dont know what that does to you emotionally. You have no idea. Financing Available See Store for Details Of Helping the World Hear Better! 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Washington, Holmes at a glance Washington County News Holmes County Times-Advertiser B P A GE 1 Section Special to Extra Blue Springs Society, National Society Children of the American Revolution, is busy promoting na tional and state projects. Through the national project Living the American Dream, members become aware that the dream our founding fathers had for America has been continued through the years by all who fought for this country. The national proj ect will help military families by donating both resources and vol unteer hours to the Fisher House Foundation. Information about the foundation can be found at www. sherhouse.org. The state project will support veterans and their families through raising funds for the Paws for Pa triots program of Southeastern Guide Dogs in Palmetto. Informa tion about Paws for Patriots can be found at www.southeasternguid edogs.org. Blue Spring Society members are excited about meet ing these special dogs at the state seminar in Palmetto at the end of August. C.A.R. members will tour the training facilities as well as take part in a Puppy Walk and a Blindfold Walk. Blue Springs Society, N.S.C.A.R. members presented the program Two Projects to Help Military Families at the August meeting of the William Dunaway Chapter, Sons of the American Revolution. Natalee Milton and Carly Miller honored Robert K. Dunaway and Larry Clere with Apple Slice pins for their continued support of Blue Springs Society and for serving our country as members of the United States Air Force. Blue Springs Society hosted a packet party Aug. 7 in order for C.A.R. societies in the panhandle to learn about the national and state projects and the require ments of C.A.R. committee con tests. Snowden-Horne Society of Fort Walton Beach, San Bernardo Society of Pensacola and Ponce de Leon of Tallahassee were represented. The next meeting of Blue Springs Society will be at 11 a.m. Sept. 17. The public is invited to this Dutch treat DAR/C.A.R./ SAR Constitution Day luncheon at MacKinnon Hall of St. Lukes Episcopal Church. Kenneth Broo ten will speak about The U.S. Constitution Under Attack. Seating is limited, so please make reservations early. Reservations are required by Sept. 8. The price for youth and adults is $10 with children 12 years and under $5. Please contact Senior President Mary Robbins to make reserva tions at snoopyxii60@hotmail.com or 209-4066. INSIDE Livestock report B3 Lewis anniversary B2 Community calendar B5 Christian music fest B4 INDEX Society ................................. B2 Faith .................................... B4 Obituaries ............................ B5 Classieds ............................ B7 Photos S P E C I A L T O E X T R A Matt Mosley of Chipley Boy Scout Troop 39 was promoted to the rank of Eagle Scout last Saturday. Eagle is the highest rank a young man can achieve in scouting. In these photographs, Matt is shown at his ceremonial. Long time Scouter Ted Spangenberg presented Matt with his new rank at a ceremony that was attended by Scoutmaster David Bradford; his fellow scouts; his parents, Bill and Missy Mosley; friends and family. Matt has been involved in scouting since joining as a Tiger Cub Scout nearly 10 years ago. As his Eagle project, he worked with Town of Wausau to help clean up and mark the graves at the cemetery in Wausau. SCOUTS HONOR S P E C I A L T O E X T R A Robert Kenny Dunaway, Natalee Milton, Larry Clere, and Carly Miller at the Apple Slice award ceremony. Below Carly Miller, Adrian Schell, Whitney Herold, Noah McArthur, Gabrielle Simpson and Grant Landry are pictured at the packet party refreshment table. Blue Springs Society Living the American Dream Wednesday, AUGU ST 24 2011

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Washington County News | B3 Wednesday, August 24, 2011 When thinking of reptiles, the image that comes to the minds of most people can vary from a garter snake slithering through the grass to lizards of Jurassic proportions roaming the earth. The idea of bonding with such creatures might seem creepy, or even impossible, yet some people insist that their reptiles know them and enjoy being with them. Can reptiles feel or portray emotions? Generally, reptiles do demonstrate basic emotions. Dr. Sharman Hoppes, clinical assistant professor at the Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences, said the main two are fear and aggression, but they also might demonstrate pleasure when stroked or when offered food. A snake that is feeling aggressive may warn you with a hiss, said Dr. Hoppes. This can occur when you are forcing your attention on the snake, and if you persist, they may strike out. Typically snakes hiss or coil when they are feeling hostile, but most pet snakes are not aggressive animals unless threatened. A reptile that is feeling fear might simply try to get away, but it can also exhibit actions similar to aggression. For this reason, it is a good idea to keep handling sessions with a new reptile to a minimum until it gets used to you. Otherwise, you might scare it into striking at you, a perceived threat. It is better to have a good session without upsetting the animal that lasts two minutes than a longer session trying to force a reptile to accept you. A more controversial emotion in reptiles is the concept of pleasure, or even love. Many feel that they have not developed this emotion, as it does not naturally benet them. However, most reptiles do seem to recognize people who frequently handle and feed them. I dont know if it is love, Hoppes said, but lizards and tortoises appear to like some people more than others. They also seem to show the most emotions, as many lizards do appear to show pleasure when being stroked. Another interesting fact is that while many reptiles lay their eggs and then leave their young to fend for themselves, some, such as prehensiletailed skinks, form family groups and protect their young. Female alligators also stay with their young and will guard them for up to 6 months, teaching them survival skills and vocalizing with them through a series of grunts. Whether this is because of a survival instinct or concern for their individual offspring is unknown. When it comes to interactions with humans, some reptiles do seem to enjoy their company. A tortoise that enjoys being petted might stick its neck out or close it eyes and become still and calm during the interaction. The same is true of lizards. Some reptiles do appear to enjoy human contact, Hoppes said, especially when food is offered. Many will respond to feeding times, coming to certain people they associate with food. And certainly most iguanas prefer certain people over others. Iguanas have individual personalities that can vary from tranquil and laid-back to aggressive and dominating. The latter can be very difcult to live with and care for. The more calm iguanas, however, tend to bond with their person but may only endure handling by that individual. It is the rare iguana who is social with strangers. Many reptile owners believe that their personal reptiles do recognize the good intentions they have towards them. Others deem that their coldblooded dependents only tolerate them when they have to and would prefer to be left alone. By careful observation and handling of your reptiles, you can determine which are more social and which may not be quite so impressed with having a human as a best friend. Pet Talk is a service of the College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences, Texas A&M University. Local Soil renovators can boost yields Special to Extra The use of soil renovators will greatly reduce soil erosion and enhance water retention on the land. This conservation practice will not only reduce compaction but also help conserve soil, enhance water quality, improve drainage and result in higher forage yields. Dr. Ron Harrell believes pasture renovation coupled with rotational grazing and applying organic soil amendments will help increase productivity and protability for his grass-based beef cattle operation and protect our natural resources and environment. The pasture renovator was purchased by Orange Hill Soil and Water Conservation District with funds provided under a cooperative cost share agreement with Three Rivers Research, Conservation and Development Council Inc. of Milton. It is available for rent from the Orange Hill Soil and Water Conservation District. Contact John Gilbert at 258-1336 for details. Vernon Aging seeks computer The Vernon site Council on Aging is in need of a donated computer, printer and copier in good working order. The site is at Vernon City Hall. The COA is a nonprot, and donations are tax-deductible. SPECI A L TO E XTR A Pictured from left are Cliff White, Orange Hill supervisor; Dr. Les Nichols; and Dr. Harrell, owner of his family farm near Chipley. Below is the pasture renovator.SPECI A L TO E XTR A Twenty-four students recently completed Chipola College Associate Degree Nursing program. Graduates are, from left, (front) Tisha Brock of Cottondale, Ariel Johnson of Quincy, Kristen Davis of Cottondale, Kiki Dickey of Havana, Heather Robbirds of Sneads, Shawna Phillips of Bonifay, Monica Fitzsimmons of Sneads, Mitch Lyons of Panama City Beach; (second row) Aimee Nichols of Sneads, Jessica Ward of Panama City, Allison Brown of Chipley, Jennifer Cantrell of Perry, Jennie Crews of Tallahassee, Keith Watford of Graceville, Jackie Peterson of Quincy, Karen Taylor of Bristol, Aryca Westfall of Marianna, Ashley Jones of Chipley, Lauren St. Amant of Panama City, Rachel Lyons of Panama City Beach, Amanda Trawick of Iron City, Ga., Gynell Pettis Hunter of Bonifay, Janice Roberts of Altha and Amy Hildebrand of Chipley. NURSING GRADUA TES News BRIEF Reptiles have emotions, too! Pet TALK

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What do you want to be remembered for? An a book or work of art that be remembered a hundred There is great gain in godliness with contentment; for we brought nothing into the world, and we cannot take anything out of the world. Hwy. 77 S, Chipley 638-4097 Hwy. 79 S., Bonifay 547-9688 Stephen B. Register, CPA 1552 Brickyard Road Chipley, FL 638-4251 First Baptist Church come as you are Mike Orr, Pastor 1300 South Blvd. PO Box 643 Chipley, Florida (850) 638-1830 Washington County News Holmes County Times-Advertiser 1364 N. Railroad, Chipley 638-0212 112 E. Virginia, Bonifay 547-9414 This Message Courtesy Of BROWN FUNERAL HOME 1068 Main Street, Chipley 638-4010 Watch and pray that you may not enter into temp tation; the spirit indeed weak Making Your Mark In e World ??????? FAITH Wednesday, August 24, 2011 B Page 4 Section www.bonifaynow.com | www.chipleypaper.com FULLERTON, Calif. (AP) In many ways, Yousuf Salama is a typical teenager: He lives for football, worries about acne and would rather dash off to see Captain America with friends than spend one more minute with his mother. Hes aware, however, that his actions in particular can have greater meaning. Yousuf is a Muslim, one of only two in an all-boys Catholic prep school in Southern California. He has been asked if hes a terrorist and routinely shrugs off jokes about bombs and jihad. Sometimes I feel like I take it upon myself to be a better example, he said. Yousuf is among thousands of children who navigate every day the subtle and complex challenges that come with growing up Muslim in a deeply traumatized postSept. 11 America. Some were still in diapers and others in grade school when hijackers crashed planes into the World Trade Center and the Pentagon a decade ago, but their childhoods have been deeply touched by the pain and anger of a nation struggling to come to terms with a day that, for them, represents the worst perversion of their faith. For some, like Yousuf in California, the bullying, the hard stares and endless defense of their identity has nurtured a deeper faith and a maturity and resilience that surprises even their parents. I tell them that when theyre out in the world, they represent the best of our community, they are our faith ambassadors, said Kari Ansari, who was pregnant with her youngest child on Sept. 11 and lives outside Washington, D.C with her family. They will have learned to have compassion for people who maybe dont even deserve that kind of compassion dealing with bigots and dealing with prejudice and thats a great life lesson. For Ansaris oldest daughter, Aneesa, that lesson colors her earliest memories. She started attending a private Muslim kindergarten in Denver just days before Sept. 11, and it shut down for two weeks after angry protesters gathered outside. It eventually reopened, but an armed security guard stayed on campus for almost a year. Today, the 15-year-old is deeply invested in her religious identity and exudes a quiet pride at being Muslim. She began wearing a head scarf in public without prompting in the fth grade and has never removed it despite being cursed at while waiting in line at Ikea, stared at and pressured at school, she said. Aneesa goes to the library during her lunch hour so she can observe the holy month of Ramadan (a month of no food or water from sunrise to sundown) and said she prefers to spend time with other Muslim teens to avoid teenage social pressures. Her mother worried that her young daughter would be pitied or discriminated against for wearing the hijab, but for Aneesa, wearing the head covering was a rebuke to those who dwelled on her differences and minimized her faith. Even at 11, she said, she was adamant that it was her choice and her identity. I have enough strength, I guess, to not be afraid of who I am, Aneesa said. Its this pressure to change, people kind of hint that you dont have to wear a scarf at school, they ask if your parents make you. Combatting that makes you a stronger person. When the family moved from Denver to Chicago, her younger brother Sajid suddenly found himself the only Muslim boy in his grade in a tiny school district. For three years, from the fourth to the sixth grade, he was relentlessly bullied by dozens of students who ganged up on him, called him a terrorist and ridiculed him for his faith. In a sixth-grade art class, a group of boys passed him a note showing a drawing of the twin towers, with the words Look familiar? written below. On another occasion, he was walking his sister home in the snow when other students ambushed them with icy snowballs. One hit his face, leaving a bloody gash on his cheek. Sajids grades plummeted. and attempts to get adults to help led to more abuse, so he stopped telling his parents about what was going on. I just kind of felt like, Why was I born at a time when people didnt understand? I didnt have any problem with being Muslim or being born that way, said Sajid, now 13. Sometimes, I felt it was unfair that I was born at a time when all this was happening, he said. Its hard to explain that youre not the stereotype thats put out. The Ansaris eventually moved to northern Virginia and put their children in a bigger and more diverse school district. Today, Sajid is open with classmates about his faith, explaining that he cant eat pepperoni because Muslims dont eat pork and talking with friends about the terrorist characters that represent the enemy on war-themed video games. When you are a person of faith, you look at your life circumstances and every situation that comes up is a trial or challenge to you in your faith, said Ansari, who works as a freelance marketing consultant. We believe its Gods way of saying, What are you going to do about this? Are you going to succumb to it or rise above it and show what the true story is? In Southern Californias Orange County, Yousuf Salama, his 18-year-old sister Sarah and his 21year-old brother Omar have spent years navigating the same types of challenges at their private, Catholic prep schools. Their parents sent them there because of the top-notch education and same-sex environment. One of Yousufs friends asked if he was a terrorist after watching a TV program on Islamic extremism. His older brother, unusually tall and lanky for his age, was called Twin Tower at a seventh-grade ag football camp and quietly endured an endless loop of jokes: Do you have a bomb in your backpack? When do you leave for jihad? These days, those memories barely raise an eyebrow in the familys upscale suburban home, where their parents juggle a home business, sports practices and part-time jobs as well nightly prayers at the mosque during Ramadan. On a recent night, the children, Omars new wife and their grandmother gathered to break the Ramadan fast with heaping plates of lamb and chicken kebobs, sliced grilled eggplant, humus and a thick chocolate cake for dessert. How have we been living for the past 10 years? asked Anita BondSalama, their mother. Theres no answer, theres no magic formula, she continued. My husband and I have just dealt with things very matter-of-factly: This is what happened. Theres good and theres bad in the world. And unfortunately theres bad people who represent our religion but our religion doesnt say that. Growing up Muslim post-9/11 By Cecilia Spears Staff Writer cspears@chipleypaper.com PANAMA CITY BEACH Christian Music Fest will be a three day event featuring top Christian artists such as TobyMac, Third Day, Switchfoot and Jamie Grace Aug. 26 -28 at Aaron Bessant Park in Panama City. Friday, Aug. 26, will feature Petra at 5:45 p.m., Matthew West at 7:15 p.m. and Third Day at 8:45 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 27 will feature Jamie Grace at 3 p.m., Peter Furler at 4 p.m., Family Force at 5:30 p.m., Switchfoot at 7 p.m. and Toby Mac at 8:45 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 28 will be a free worship starting at 10 a.m. with Christian rock band DecembeRadio, who is known for songs such as For Your Glory and Drifter. Gates open 2 hours prior to the rst show and all seating is lawn seating, so its recommended that you bring your own chair or blanket. ThirdDay Christian Music Fest comes to Panama City

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Wednesday, August 24, 2011 Gillman Reunion The Gillman Family Reunion will be held Saturday, Aug. 27, in the fellowship hall at Leonia Baptist Church, 1124 Gillman Road in Westville. Bring a covered dish to share at lunch. Doors will open at 10 a.m. All family and friends are invited. For more information, call 956-2877. Drug Take-Back The Washington County Sheriffs Ofce has joined with the National Association of Drug Diversion Investigations, The National Family Partnership and the Ofce of the Attorney General of Florida in an upcoming 2nd annual Florida Statewide Drug Take-Back Event. This program is designed to allow anyone to anonymously and properly dispose of controlled and over-the-counter pharmaceutical substances. There will be no inquiries or charges made against anyone who participates voluntarily. Join us at either the Chipley Walmart or Vernon Discount Drugs on Saturday, Aug. 27, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. to participate. Food bank Feds, Farmers, and Friends is a 2011 nationwide project led by the U.S. Ofce of Personnel Management to collect food for Americans struggling with hunger. The Washington-Bay Service Center is registered to participate. It has elected to collect nonperishable food items (canned vegetables, canned fruits, grains, soups, juices, condiments, hygiene items and also paper products and household items). To donate, please bring items to the Washington County FSA Ofce, U.S. Highway 90 West, Chipley. Last day for drop-off is Aug. 31. For more information, call 6381982, ext. 2. Will Baxley Reunion The annual Will Baxley Reunion will be held Saturday, Sept. 3, at the home of W.L. Baxley in Leonia. Come enjoy the day and fellowship. William Dallas Finch Descendants Reunion The William Dallas Finch Descendants Association announces that the Annual Family Reunion will be held Sept. 3. All friends and relatives are invited. Please bring a welllled basket of your favorite foods to share. Arrive early so the family can socialize. Lunch will be at noon. Please remain afterward for pictures. The reunion will be at the Washington County Agriculture Center on U.S. Highway 90 West in Chipley. If you have any questions, please call Kenneth Finch at 638-5307. Burgess Reunion The descendants of Hiram and Martha O. Spears Burgess will have their yearly family reunion Saturday, Sept. 3, from 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Darlington Baptist Church, on State Road 2 west of Darlington. Please bring your favorite covered dish to share at noon. For more information, call Jerry Burgess at 850-956-4292. Noma Community Reunion The annual Noma Community Reunion will be held in the Noma Town Hall building Saturday, Sept. 3. Town hall will open at 10 a.m., and lunch will be served at noon. All past and present residents and their friends are invited. People planning to attend are asked to bring a welllled basket of their favorite dishes. Also, please bring tea if that is the beverage you prefer. Soft drinks, ice, cups, plates and eating utensils will be furnished. This gathering, held the Saturday before Labor Day, strengthens the bonds of friendship and lets us relive memories of the past, renew our ties with the land that once nourished us and walk among the graves of our dear departed kinsmen. For more information call Ludine Riddle at 974-8438. Yarbrough Reunion The annual Yarbrough Reunion will be held Sept. 4 at the Black Community Center in Black, Ala. Lunch will start at noon. Please bring a covered dish and join us for fun and fellowship with our family and friends. Partners For Pets spaghetti dinner Partners For Pets will host a spaghetti dinner to benet the shelter on Sept. 16 from 4-8 p.m. at the Great Oaks Golf Course Club House. The course is the old Marianna Oaks Golf Course, at 3071 Highway 90 near the old Circle D. Art Penello of Marianna will do the cooking. We will also be hosting a Thirty-One Gifts party at the dinner. ThirtyOne Gifts is a faith-based organization Celebrating the Proverbs 31 woman. This party is being given by Ashley Slay. She will donate all of her commission back to Partners For Pets. We will have a musician playing at the dinner. Door prizes will be handed out. Tickets are $5 for adults and $3 for children under 12. Upload your Legacy guest book photos now for FREE! With your paid obituary, family and friends will now have unlimited access to uploaded photos free of charge. Find Obituaries. Share Condolences. Celebrate a Life. On the IMPROVED obituary section of www.chipleypaper.com or bonifaynow.com you can: More easily search the most timely and complete online resource for newspaper obituaries View and sign the new online Guest Books Online access will also allow you to attach a candle to your love ones name along with your message. In partnership with Legacy com Find obituaries, share condolences and celebrate a life at www.chipleypaper.com or bonifaynow.com For further information or questions call 638-0212 Extra Washington County News | Holmes County Times-Advertiser | B5 Avery Barrett Avery Barrett, age 65, of Ponce de Leon, passed away August 16 in Dothan, Ala., from injuries sustained when his log truck and a semi-truck collided. He was born April 2, 1946, in New London, Conn., and resided there until 1971, when he moved to Florida. Avery and his brother David purchased and operated Otter Creek Farm north of Ponce de Leon. His workdays began at 3:00 in the morning, seven days a week. Avery, a hardworking man, had been in the logging business for close to 50 years and found it an enjoyable occupation because it kept him in the woods, close to nature. He was preceded in death by his parents, Burton and Irma Barrett. Averys sole survivor is his brother, David Barrett, of Ponce de Leon. Memories and condolences may be shared with the family at www.daviswatkins.com. Arrangements are under the direction of Davis-Watkins Funeral Home and Crematory of DeFuniak Springs. Annette Paldino Annette Paldino, 76, of Graceville, passed away Saturday, August 13, at her residence following an extended illness. Mrs. Paldino was born in Cottonwood, Ala., on November 30, 1934. A beloved wife, mother and grandmother, Mrs. Paldino was a homemaker and also worked as an inspector with Westpoint Pepperel for a number of years. She was preceded in death by her husband, Herbert Paldino. She is survived by two sons, Rufus Williams, III, Graceville, Jeffrey Williams, Theodore, Ala.; three daughters, Patricia Dunn (Davie), Sneads, Kathy Camp, Theodore, Ala., Toni Watson (Mike Williamson), Geneva; four brothers, Truman Cook, Ponce De Leon, Wayne Cook, Lake Placid, Donnie Cook, Sanford Cook, Jr., Avon Park; two sisters, Ouida Register, Bonifay, Myra Kimbrel, Ponce De Leon; 12 grandchildren; and several great-grandchildren. Funeral services were held at 10 a.m. Tuesday, August 16, at the Chapel of James & Lipford Funeral Home with the Rev. Ernie Gray ofciating. Burial followed in Marvin Chapel Cemetery with James & Lipford Funeral Home in Graceville directing. The family received friends at the funeral home Monday from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Royce Mixon Royce Mixon, 58, of Esto, passed away August 14 at Jackson Hospital Marianna. He was born November 19, 1952, in Bonifay to Alex and Florine Leavins Mixon. He was preceded in death by his parents and one brother, Loyce Mixon. He is survived by his wife, Gale Lynn Mixon; four sons, Ronnie Mixon and wife Dana of Carthage, Tenn., Michael Austin of Bonifay, Jason Austin and wife Rebecca of Bonifay, and Lamar Kelly of Slocomb, Ala.; two daughters, Wendy Adkin and husband Terry of Dothan, Ala., and Linda Kelly of Slocomb; ve brothers, A.C. Mixon and wife Joan of Donalsonville, Ga., Delmer Mixon and wife Dianne of Esto, Edward Mixon and companion Lisa of Bonifay, Delbert Mixon and wife Marilyn of Bonifay, and Roy Lee Mixon of Bonifay; three sisters, Ellen Carnley and companion Max of Esto, Helen Gibson and husband Ed of Graceville, and Corene Ratliff and husband Ronald of Bonifay; nine grandchildren; and 3 great-grandchildren. Funeral services were held at 10 a.m. August 18 at Mt. Zion Independent Baptist Church with the Rev. Ed Barley, the Rev. Earnest Hodge and the Rev. Steve Boroughs ofciating. Burial followed in Bethany Baptist Church Cemetery with Peel Funeral Home directing. Visitation was held from 57 p.m. Wednesday, August 17, at Peel Funeral Home. The family gratefully appreciates the care provided by Covenant Hospice during his illness. Clara McAdams Clara McAdams, 77, of Chipley, went home to be with the Lord on August 16 at home surrounded by her family. Mrs. Clara was born August 19, 1933, in Chipley to Norman Kirkland Sr. and Ollie Mae Daniels. She was a 1952 graduate of Chipley High School and of the Freewill Baptist faith. She was preceded in death by her parents; sisters, Thelma Owen, Elma Grace Bush and Hazel Bird; and brother, Norman Kirkland Jr. She is survived by her devoted husband of 58 years, Howard McAdams of Chipley; son, Chris McAdams of Chipley; daughter, Melinda McAdams Mixon of Pensacola; two grandsons, Grayson and Taylor Mixon of Pensacola; brother, Rex Kirkland and wife Pat of Cottondale; and sister, Elaine Edwards of Lexington, NC. Funeral services were held at 10 a.m. Friday, August 19, at the First Freewill Baptist Church of Chipley with the Rev. Ben Hull ofciating. Burial followed in Piney Grove Freewill Baptist Cemetery with Obert Funeral Home of Chipley directing. Geraldine Boyett Geraldine Boyett, age 76, of Chipley, passed away Wednesday, August 17, in the Northwest Florida Community Hospital. Mrs. Boyett was born May 15, 1935, in Chipley to the late Alton and Jessie (Grantham) Hutchins. She was a former examiner for quality control with Vanity Fair Corp. and a member of the Rock Hill Church. In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by her husband, Leroy Boyett, and a grandson, Ray Brazell. Survivors include two sons, Edward Rathel, Jr., of Chipley, and Billy Joe Rathel of Tampa; six daughters, Patricia Ann Brazell of Tampa, Linda Carol Rappe and husband Carl Jr. of Chipley, Peggy Sue Nuzzi and husband Louis Walter of Tampa, Sherry Lynn Bridges of Chipley, Donna Marie Jones and husband Lee Vert, Jr., of Winston-Salem, NC, and Rhonda Sapp and husband Duhon of Bonifay; 13 grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren. The family received friends Friday, August 19, from 1 to 2 p.m. at Brown Funeral Home, Brickyard Road Chapel. Funeral services were held Friday, August 19, at 2 p.m. at Brown Funeral Home, Brickyard Road Chapel, with the Rev. Saundra McCallister ofciating. Interment followed in Rock Hill Cemetery. Friends and family may sign the online register at www.brownfh. net. Flowers are accepted, but family request that donations be made to Emerald Coast Hospice, 4374 Lafayette Street, Marianna, Florida 32446. Coltyn B. McClendon Coltyn Blaiynl McClendon, 19-day-old son of Christopher Keith McClendon and Sabrina Marie Langford, passed away Monday, August 15, in the Northwest Florida Community Hospital. In addition to his parents, survivors include a sister, Selyna Shyanne McClendon of Chipley; maternal Grandparents, Ricky and Tina Clark of Chipley; paternal Grandparents, Keith and Theresa McClendon of Chipley; maternal Great Grandparents, Billy and Gloria Clark of Chipley, and Helen and Norris Skipper of Greenwood; paternal Great Grandparents, Red and Vedrell McClendon of Chipley, and Patricia and the late Frankie Bryant of Caryville. The family received friends Friday, August 19, from 9 to 10 a.m. at Brown Funeral Home, Brickyard Road Chapel. Funeral services were held Friday, August 19, at 10 a.m. in the Chapel of Brown Funeral Home, Brickyard Road Chapel with the Rev. Carlos Finch ofciating. Interment followed in Wachob-Forest Lawn Cemetery. Friends and family may sign the online register at www.brownfh. net. Jason S. Lee Mr. Jason Scott Lee, 36 of Gastonia, N.C., died on Wednesday, August 10, at Carolina Medical Center Main in Charlotte, N.C. Born Sunday, September 22, 1974, in Pensacola, he was the son of William Sammy Lee and Carolyn Strickland Lee. He was the grandson of the late Homer and Ann Lee. He served as a teacher of theater and music in Gastonia, N.C. In addition to his parents, he is survived by several Aunts, Uncles and cousins. A memorial service will be at 2 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 28, at Bethel Primitive Baptist Church, located at Hwy. 173 South, Bonifay, with the Elder Bobby Willis ofciating. The family request in lieu of owers donations be made to the Little Theater of Gastonia, POB 302, Gastonia, N.C. 28053. Sally O. McDonald Mrs. Sally Orlena Cavallaro McDonald, 80, of Bonifay, died on Thursday, August 18, at her residence in Bonifay. Born Saturday, September 6, 1930, in Corbin, KY, she was the daughter of the late Emmitt Carroll and the late Edna Robbins Carroll. She was a member of Bethany Baptist Church and served as a pink lady volunteer at the Northwest Florida Community Hospital. She is survived by her husband, Donnis McDonald of Bonifay; sons, Louie Queen of Georgetown, KY, and Kevin Brackins of Panama City Beach; daughters, Nena Rivera of Vernon, Susan Queen of Stanton, KY, Edna Brasher of Georgetown, KY, Pamela Turner of Calvert City, KY, and Tina Brackins of Tallahassee; brother, Emmitt Carroll, Jr., of Wren, GA.; sister, Helen Frances of Stanford, KY; 11 grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren. A funeral service was held at 3 p.m. on Saturday, August 20, at Bethany Baptist Church, with the Rev. Ed Barley ofciating. Interment was in Buffalo Springs Cemetery, Stanford, KY. The family received friends from 2 to 3 p.m. on Saturday, August 20, at Bethany Baptist Church, with Sims Funeral Home, Bonifay, directing local arrangements. Jimmy D. Emmett Jimmy Dean Emmett, 73, of Bonifay, FL, passed away on August 11, 2011. Jimmy was born on May 8, 1938, in Atlanta, GA, to William and Jonnie Emmett. He is survived by his wife, Faye Emmett; one daughter, Vicki Mendoza; one son, Bill; three sisters, Joan, Betty and Patricia; nephews, Pat, Jim, Bill and Andy; and three nieces, Kristen, Sharnell and Denise. Memorialization was through cremation. JASON SCOTT LEE Obituaries Community EVENTS

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Wednesday, August 24, 2011 AS Propane & Appliance Center AS Propane & Appliance Center Hwy. 90 W. Bonifay, FL 850-5 47-1520 MON-FRI. 8 A. M TILL 5 P. M S A T. 8 A .M. TILL 12 NOON $ 99.95 TANK SET 1 1/2 Hours Labor Up To 25 Feet Copper 1st Year Tank Rental 1st System Leak Check Call For Details, Mention Promo Code HT 0817 MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) A piece of Civil War history important to both Virginia and West Virginia is going on the auction block a 19th century mansion on Charles Town land where abolitionist John Brown was hanged more than 150 years ago. Bidding on the Historic Perkins House will begin at $950,000 on Sept. 11, but the right offer could pre-empt the sale if its made by 5 p.m. that day, says real estate agent Gary Gemstone of Historic Homes Marketing Group. The bidding officially begins Sept. 5. Long & Foster Real Estate is teaming up with Historic Homes to find the right buyer for the 7,000-square-foot, fivebedroom Queen Anne Victorian, built in 1891. Although the house was erected some 30 years after Browns execution, the site is well known among history buffs. The property even hosts re-enactments of the hanging. The actual site of the execution is in the yard, marked by a white obelisk with a plaque. Browns story is one of the most famous of the Eastern Panhandles Civil War stories. The fiery abolitionist staged a raid on a federal arsenal at Harpers Ferry in 1859, planning to seize thousands of weapons, arm a gathering guerrilla force and start the revolution that would end slavery. But the first casualty was a free black man, a baggage handler who bled to death on the street while Browns raiders grabbed hostages and holed up at a fire engine house. Within 48 hours, the rebellion was dead, along with at least four civilians, 10 raiders and a U.S. Marine who helped retake the building. More than 150 years later, his legacy remains conflicted. To many, Brown remains a hero. Others see him as a terrorist. At his trial for treason, murder and inciting a rebellion, the Connecticut native refused to apologize and declared the fight for freedom sanctioned by God and the Bible. He was swiftly convicted and executed on Dec. 2, 1859. Many scholars believe Brown and his raid became flash points, hastening the war. He became an enduring symbol to both sides during the long, bloody conflict to the North, a heroic martyr for equality, and to the South, a lunatic killer attacking what was a perfectly legal way of life. The property where he died will likely appeal to someone genuinely interested in truly unique historic properties, Gestson says. Its on the National Register of Historic Places and is essentially in the same state as it was in 1891 with the addition of modern amenities including a swimming pool and gourmet kitchen. Its about as deluxe a historic mansion as you can create, Gestson says. Its got custom woodworking, brickwork that is to die for. A website with photos of the red-brick, turreted house says its valued at $2.2 million and will be sold as-is. It will be open for viewing Sept. 10-11 from noon to 5 p.m. The property also features a two-story barn. Its also within commuting distance of Washington, D.C., and just down the road from the Hollywood Casino at Charles Town Races. The owners of the house are relocating, Gestson says, and after many years living there, they would like to know that the person whos buying it will be a good steward. AP This photo provided by Historic Homes Marketing Group and Long & Foster Real Estate, shows the front of the Historic Perkins Home in Charles Town, W.Va. An important piece of Civil War history is going on the auction block, the 19th century mansion that sits on the land where abolitionist John Brown was hanged more than 150 years ago. Although the house was built 30 years after Browns execution, the site is well known. It even hosts re-enactments of the hanging. The actual execution site is outside, marked by a white obelisk with a plaque. Civil War-era hanging site now up for sale SAN FRANCISCO (AP) Federal land managers are rejecting a Goldman Sachs-owned companys applications to develop solar projects on public lands in the sun-drenched Nevada desert; years after the subsidiary led more claims to build glimmering solar farms than anyone else. For years Goldmans Cogentrix Solar Services, LLC held exclusive rights to develop solar plants on nearly as much federal land in Nevada as all other companies combined even though the rm had neither written plans nor inked agreements with utilities to buy the power they proposed to make. An Associated Press investigation last year found that the U.S. Bureau of Land Managements rst-come, rst-served leasing system allowed companies, regardless of solar industry experience, to squat on land without any real plans to develop it. Under that system, the rst company to le a claim on a site then held exclusive access to it until the application was rejected or withdrawn. Cogentrix, which mostly operates coal-andgas-red power plants in the eastern U.S., had no solar devel-opment experience prior to ling its applications and never produced plans for the vast swaths of land on which it had led claims. This week, the BLMs renewable energy projects manager for southern Nevada, Gregory Helseth, said he was in the process of rejecting Cogentrixs applications. This would re-open the lands to other developers that had until this point been blocked from accessing the sites because of Cogentrix. We have just about wrapped up rejecting the last of the Cogentrix applications, said Helseth. (The company) never showed a desire to move forward on their solar applications. They didnt turn in the required paperwork, or show an interest. BLMs staff was inundated with hundreds of applications for solar claims, leading to years of delays as the agency kept its focus on oil and gas leases. Now, even after years of planning and environmental review, not one megawatt of solar power is being sent to the grid from the millions of acres of publicly owned desert in the Southwest. While many companies led claims on public lands that never became real projects, Cogentrix was the most prolic. At one time the company had locked up nearly half the land for which applications had been led in Nevada, despite a dearth of plans or utility agreements. To date, not one of the companys proposed projects has been approved by BLM. Michael DuVally, a Goldman Sachs spokesman, declined to comment on the rejected applications. He said Cogentrix had turned its attention to another solar project on private land in Colorado. Cogentrix is in the process of developing a project in Colorado that, once its done, will be the largest high concentration solar photovoltaic generation project in the world, he said. That 30megawatt plant received a $90.6 million loan guarantee from the U.S. Department of Energy. BLMs Helseth said, before rejecting the applications, he tried repeatedly to get the company to le plans for its sites in Nevada or withdraw its applications so other developers could begin planning. These kinds of delays come at a time when the nation is trying to quickly diversify its energy supply, in part to meet the demand of a growing renewable energy market in California, which passed the nations strictest climate change regulations. Interior Secretary Ken Salazar has begun reforming the BLMs leasing system, and has approved 12 large scale solar power plants on public lands. In December, the rst utility-scale solar power plant developed by Tempe, Ariz.-based First Solar is expected to begin sending energy into the grid from southern Nevada. It will provide power for about 9,000 homes. (W)e are nding opportunities to ne tune our existing program in ways that discourage speculation and project proposals in areas that are not well suited to solar energy development, said David Quick, a spokesman for BLM in Washington DC. And to concentrate our efforts on those projects that appear most likely to be built. Quick said the BLM in January sent out a new directive to its eld ofces meant to weed out land speculators, especially applications that could hinder other applicants with serious interests in the potential development of solar energy resources on the public lands. The agency has also changed its approach to renewable energy projects: the government is now conducting environmental studies to determine which lands are suitable before offering them for lease. Under the old system, companies chose where they wanted to build before the government was required to determine whether the site was suitable. This led to many of the problems and delays that have dogged renewable energy expansion on public lands. Solar industry experts said BLMs rejection of Cogentrixs Nevada applications is a sign the government is making progress. You have got to get rid of the speculative applications and differentiate between the serious and not-soserious projects, said V. John White, executive director the Sacramento, Calif.-based Center for Energy Efciency and Renewable Technologies, a clean-energy advocacy group. This is absolutely a step forward it saves money and allows government resources to be spent on processing serious applications that will result in projects getting built, he said. AP Bureau of Land Management Renewable Energy Project Manager Greg Helseth walks through a proposed solar energy plant site near McCullough Pass, Nev. Federal land managers have rejected the last of Goldman Sachsowned Cogentrix Solar Services applications to develop vast farms of glimmering solar panels on public lands near the Nevada-California border. Feds reject Nevada desert solar development plan Nation In this July 14, 2010 photo, Bureau of Land Management Renewable Energy Project Manager Greg Helseth stands on the Roach Dry Lake bed in front of a proposed solar energy site near McCullough Pass, Nev. B6 | Holmes County Times-Advertiser | Washington County News

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B8| Washington County News/Holmes County Times Advertiser Wednesday, August 24, 2011 Heat & Air JOBS Ready to work? 3 week accelerated program. Hands on environment. Nationwide certifications and Local Job Placement Assistance! (877)994-9904 SOD & SEED on the farm, delivered or installed. Centipede St. Augustine Bermuda. West Florida Turf (850) 415-0385; 638-4860. Established 1980 $$$ ACCESS LAWSUIT CASH NOW!!! $$$ As seen on TV.$$$ Injury Lawsuit Dragging? Need $500-$500,000++within 48/hrs? Low rates APPLY NOW BY PHONE! Call Today! Toll-Free: (800)568-8321 www.lawcapital.com For Rent first in Chipley, Mini Warehouses. If you don’t have the room, “We Do” Lamar Townsend (850)638-4539, north of Townsends. C&C Bookkeeping and Tax Service. Open 5 days a week. 8am to 5pm. Call (850)638-1483 AIRLINES ARE HIRING -Train for high paying Aviation Maintenance Career. FAA approved program. Financial aid if qualified -Housing available CALL Aviation Institute of Maintenance (866)314-3769. ALLIED HEALTH career training-Attend college 100% online. Job placement assistance. Computer available. Financial Aid if qualified. SCHEV certified. Call (800)481-9409 www.CenturaOnline.com ATTEND COLLEGE ONLINE from Home. *Medical, *Business, *Paralegal, *Accounting, *Criminal Justice. Job placement assistance. Computer available. Financial Aid if qualified. Call (888)203-3179 www.CenturaOnline.com 2005 Toyota Tundra 4X4. 4 door, white, 66.600 miles. Very clean. $ 17,500 Call 850-638-8526. 1993 Bass Tracker ,17 feet depth finder, live well, trolling motor, 70 hp Evinruid. Nice boat everything works no disappointments. $3500 OBO Call Bob 496-5246 FOR SALE 2004 19 ft Nomaid Travel Trailer, clean good condition. $5500 850-415-5837 COMPLETE PACKAGES FROM $4,995All Welded, All Aluminum BoatsBonifay Floridawww.xtremeindustries.com (850) 547-9500 Xtreme Boats FACTORY DIRECT Bettie's Country Realty BETTIE L. SLAY, BROKER (Florida & Alabama)205 E. North Ave., Bonifay, Florida 32425(850) 547-3510 www.bettiescountryrealtyonline.com WE GET RESULTS NATIONAL MLS2BRON 1.64 ACRE -$79,900---REDUCED3BR2BA10AC-$197,900--40ACFARM 3BRHOMEPONDBARNSPASTURE$275,000---10AC NEWER 3BR2BA -$229,900---4+ACRES 3BR2BACHIPLEY -$79,900--10AC NICE 3BR2BA-$189,900--15+ACFARM3BR2BA HOME OWNERFINANCE-$179,900---2.5ACRES-$19,900---10ACRES&3BR2 BAHOME&GUESTHOUSE&TRAININGCENTER-$299,500---HUGE4BR 2BA7AC-$249,900---REDUCED4BR2BABRICK-$99,900---FISHCAMP SHELLPOINT-$59,900---2STORY3/2INCHIPLEYREDUCED-$139,900--2100+SQ.FT. HOMEINTOWNREDUCED-$124,900---11ACRES-$19,900--3BR2BAHOME3ACRESPATELAKE-$129,900---5ACRES-$7,000--11ACRES-$11,900---4BR1.5BABRICK-$89,900---4.7ACRESROLLING PINESCHIPLEY-$40,000---3BR2BABRICKON1.92ACRESBONIFAY REDUCED-$129,900---148ACRES-$414,400---23ACRES-$29,900 Your land or family land is all you need to buy a new home. Call 850-682-3344 20-100 acres North Holmes County. County road frontage. Choice farm land, home sites, branches, deer and turkey. Starting @ $2800. (850)956-2220. Gator Pond off Hwy. 77 near Sunnyhills in Washington County; Approximately 2 acres high and dry, next to water management area, secluded, quiet. Price negotiable, possible owner financing. Call (850) 896-5755. Reduced Price! Two 8 acres on Bedie Rd Two 9 acres on Bedie Rd. Two 5 acres & One 10 acres on Buddy Rd. One 10 acres on Gainer Rd. 10 acres on Hwy 77. Owner financing For more info call Milton Peel @ 850-638-1858. Auction 24 Beautiful Home Sites in Mountain Blue Saturday, August 27th, 11:00AM Jackson County, NC 10% BP NCL # 1787 (800)241-7591 www.jltodd.com (800)289-7512 www.wcproperties.com 2 Bedroom/1 Bath furnished, includes storage shed. $500/mo. Between Wausau and Sunny Hills (850)773-2605 3 BR/2 BA 1800 sq. ft homeon 20 acres just south of Bonifay. $700/month,$700/depoCo ntact Duane (850)596-5853. 2BD/2BA House Sunny Hills 2Car Garage, Closed in porch. No pets, option to buy 850-773-4499 Blountstown -Doublewide MH. 3 br, 2 bath, partially furnished $650 month & $650 deposit. 517-536-8928 Cottage style house 3 Bdrm/1 bath, screened porch. No smoking. Need references. Available Sept. 2011. Bonifay area. (850)547-3494 For Rent of Sale 3BD/2BA handicapped equipped. Large lot.$600/mth. References required.850-441-8181 or 547-2091 For Rent or Sale 3BD/2BA brick home, on large lot Chipley. CH/A fruit tress. References required. $650/mth. 850-441-8181 or 850-547-2091 2 & 3 BR $590 -$675 Greenhead Washer & Dryer Incl Some pets welcome248-0048 3 br, 2 ba, DoublewideHwy 177A in Bonifay. Section 8 Housing accepted. $550 mo, dept $400. 630-6721 or 326-5797 2BD/ 1 1/2 BA Mobile Home For Rent. New carpet, veinal. Rent $600. 3438 Cook Circle Vernon. Leave message 535-0410 2BR/2BA Chipley, w/large addition on 2 acres, fenced. 2 storage buildings. Smoke free environment, no pets. $550 amonth plus deposit. Water & Sewage included. 850-258-2086. 2BR Furnished Mobile Home CH/A. Real clean.$500/mth $200/dep.850-638-1462& 2BD 2BA Mobile Home CH/A, hardwood floors. $200 dep $500/mth. No pets. 638-1462 3/2 MH Nice Family Park Chipley. W/D hookup, CH/A. No Pets. $475/mth plus deposit. 850-638-0560 850-774-3034. 3BR/2 BA MH 3/4 mile from Bonifay Elementary School. On Hwy 177A. Family oriented park. Call (850)547-3746. For Rent 3 BR/ 2 BA Doublewide in Bonifay. Sorry No Pets Please call 850-373-8938 Mobile Homes in Cottondale on Sapp Rd, 8 miles E. of Chipley. 3br/2ba Doublewide & 2br/2ba singlewide avail. Total elec. (850)-258-4868 or 850-209-8847 www.charlos countryliving.com Rent or Lease To Purchase3 Bedroom, 2 Bath Doublewide in Cricket Village at Bonifay, Florida $650/Month (850)373-8864 or (850)699-9464Text FL71994 to 56654 Executive OfficeSpace for rent downtown Chipley. All util. incl’d 638-1918 1BD Apartment Good location in Chipley. No Pets. 850-638-4640. For Rent. Sleepy Hollow Duplex Apartments. HUD not accepted. 2BR/1BA and 3BR/1BA. Water, garbage, lawn care included. Spacious, energy efficient. 850-638-7128. For Rent: Bright 2BR/2BA screened porch Townhouse apartment. Non-Smoker, references. Good location Bonifay Area Now Available 850-547-3494 or 850-532-2177 For Rent: Nice townhouse apartment. 2 bedrooms, 2 baths, one car garage in downtown Bonifay. NO PETS. Call 850-547-3129 Publisher’s NoticeAll real estate advertising in this newspaper is subject to the Fair Housing Act which makes it illegal to advertise “any preference, limitation or discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, handicap, familial status or national origin, or an intention, to make any such preference, limitation or discrimination” Familial status includes children under the age of 18 living with parents or legal custodians, pregnant women and people securing custody of children under 18. This newspaper will not knowingly accept any advertising for real estate which is in violation of the law. Our readers are hereby informed that all dwellings advertised in this newspaper are available on a equal opportunity basis. To complain of discrimination call HUD toll-free at 1-800-669-9777. The toll-free number for the hearing impaired is 1-800-927-9275. Ridgewood Apts. of Bonifay Studio $350, 2 Bdrm $470. City utilities and pest control included. (850)557-7732. SpaciousOne Bedroom $450.00 Two Bedroom $500. Stove & Refrigerator. Free W/S/G No Pets Convenient location Downtown Chipley 638-3306. Townhouse Apt For Rent 2BD/ 1 1/2 BA 638-1918 CHILD CARE Opening for a loving person to work with young children. Call 547-1444 Egg Collector, chicken breeder, farm worker. Must be in good condition, able & dependable, willing to work. More Info, call if serious. 850-956-1224 $5,000 Sign-On Bonus! Frac Sand Haulers with complete Bulk Pneumatic Rigs only. Relocate to Texas for tons of work! Fuel/Quick pay available. (800)397-2639 2011 Postal Positions $13.00 $32.50 + hr., Federal hire / full benefits. No Experience. Call Today 1-866-477-4953 Ext. 246 AIRLINES ARE HIRING -Train for high paying Aviation Maintenance Career. FAA approved program. Financial aid if qualified -Housing available CALL Aviation Institute of Maintenance (866)314-3769. Apply Now, 12 Drivers Needed Top 5% 2 Mos. CDL Class A Driving Exp (877)258-8782 www.meltontruck.com Driver Start a New Career! 100% Paid CDL training! No experience Required. Recent grads or exp drivers: Sign on Bonus! CRST EXPEDITED (800) 326-2778 www.JoinCRST.com Drivers CDL-A DRIVERS NEEDED!! Start up to 44¢ per mile!! Lease Purchase Available! Great Hometime Experience Req’d. (800)441-4271 x FL-100 HornadyTransportation.co m DRIVERSWEEKLY HOMETIME for most lanes. Up to 42cpm! Daily or weekly pay. No forced dispatch to NYC or Canada. CDL-A, 3 months recent experience. (800)414-9569. www.driveknight.com SAWMILLS from only $3997-MAKE MONEY & SAVE MONEY with your own bandmill-Cut lumber any dimension. In stock ready to ship. FREE Info & DVD: www.NorwoodSawmills.com/3 00N (800)578-1363 Ext.300N Call To Place An Ad In Classifieds. Washington County News (850) 638-0212 Holmes County Times-Advertiser (850) 547-9414 Park your car in Classified and see it take off in the fast lane!

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Wednesday, August 24, 2011 The Weekly Advertiser | 1 Volume 48 Number 23 WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 24, 2011 2011 FLORIDA FREEDOM NEWSPAPERS, INC. Y o u r Your H O M E T O W N HOMETOWN S h o p p i n g G u i d e Shopping Guide F o r W a s h i n g t o n & For Washington & H o l m e s C o u n t i e s Holmes CountiesFREETAKE ONE GOD BLESS AM ERICA B B USINESS USINESS G G UIDE UIDE To Place An Ad Call 638-0212 or 547-9414 To Place An Ad Call 638-0212 or 547-9414 Dentons RecyclingNEWBERRY LANE, BONIFAY, FLORIDA WE BUY ALL SCRAP METAL $$$ALUMINUM, COPPER, BRASS, IRON, STOVES, REFRIGERATORS, WASHERS, DRYERS $ TOP $ PAID FOR JUNK CARS AND TRUCKS UP TO $300 Mon.-Fri. 8 a.m.-6 p.m., Call For Sat. Hours(850) 547-4709 Advertise your business or service here for only$10.00per week8 week minimum638-0212 547-9414 TAXI CAB SERVICE Available Anytime, Anywhere, 24/7850-326-5351 850-428-9264 JEFFS TREE SERVICE CUTTING, TRIMMING & REMOVAL OF DANGEROUS OR HAZARDOUS TREES REASONABLE RATES AND INSURED 850-209-6344 850-836-8808 Talk about a great deal, advertise your Business or Service here for only$18.00per week!8 week minimum638-0212 547-9414 THARP & SONS MINI STORAGEHwy. 77 S., Chipley, FL(850) 638-8183Hwy. 177A, Bonifay, FL(850) 547-0726 5x5 $25.68 5x10 $35.31 10x10 $46.01 10x20 $80.25Open 24 Hours, Self-Service, No Deposit, Units are Carpeted SCRAP METAL HAULING Buying All Types Buying All Types Of Scrap Metals Of Scrap Metals and Junk Cars and Junk Cars and Trucks. and Trucks. 850-547-0224 Family Operated References Available Fully Insured Free Estimates Tree Removal Small Tract Harvesting Chipper Pruning & Trimming Aerial Truck Bobcat WorkBus: 850.415.1217 Cell: 850.573.1270Jason Morris, Owner Advertise your business or service here for only$10.00per week8 week minimum638-0212 547-9414 Labor Day Holiday(Monday, September 5)Classified Line Ad D e a d l i n e sWashington County Times Holmes County Times-AdvertiserTo Run: Due By:Wednesday, September 7 Friday, September 2, 4:00 p.m. (CST)The classified department and the business offices of The Washington County Times and Holmes County Times Advertiser will be closed Monday, September 5 We will reopen Tuesday, September 6, at 8:00 a.m.. An Advertising Breakthrough A SAVINGS OF $32.01 OFF THE REGULAR PRICE 20 Words 8 Weeks One LOW Price!THE WHEEL DEALTo place your ad, call850-638-0212 € 850-547-9414Washington County News Holmes County Times-Advertiser Weekly Advertiser*Up to 20 words. Personal ads only, no dealers. Have a car, truck van or motorcycle you are wanting to sell? We'll run your ad in all three publications for8 WEEKSFOR$19.99* ADMINISTRATIVE Hasty Heating and Cooling HVAC office Clerical. Strong Quickbook Skills, account receivables and payable. Rate of pay based on experience. 1050 Main St, Chipley, Fl 32428. Fax (850) 638-3489 Phone (850) 638-3611 Administrative Seeking part-time contractor to attend foreclosure sales on our firm’s behalf. Prior experience with court services( foreclosure sales) preferred. Please contact hnewman@thesolutionsfirm.c om with resume to apply. IndustrialManpoweris currently taking applications for PRODUCTION WORKERS AND FORKLIFT OPERATORS in Chipley, FL. Must be available Monday-Saturday. First, Second & Third Shifts Available. Candidates must have GED or High School Education and will also be required to pass a drug test and background check. For more information, call Manpower today at 334-794-7564. GENERAL The City of Chipley is accepting applications for a Water ForemanMinimum Requirements: Performs supervisory and skilled work involving the construction and maintenance of water lines. Knowledge of MUTCD work zone standards. Knowledge of materials, methods, practices and equipment used in water facilities maintenance and repair activities. Education and Experience: High school diploma or possession of an acceptable equivalency diploma. Five (5) years supervisory experience. Two (2) years experience in the Utility Division. Must possess Class “B” CDL with air brakes endorsement; confined spaces training and water distribution certification. Job descriptions are available upon request on all positions. City participates in the Florida Retirement System (FRS). Mail or hand deliver application and/or resume to City Clerk, City of Chipley, 1442 Jackson Ave., P.O. Box 1007, Chipley, Florida 32428. Deadline: Deadline to apply is Tuesday, August 30, 2011, 4:00 P.M. EOE/Drug Free Workplace. K&L Farm, LLCGreen Peanuts for Boiling!!1567 Piney Grove Rd in Chipley Mon-Fri 8-6pm Sat 8-4pm 850-638-5002 260-5003/527-3380 Now Open U-Pick Grapes Open 7 days a week 7AM-7PM 1304-A Clayton Rd., Chipley, u pick $5.00 gallon, we pick $8.00 gallon. 850-638-2624 U-PICK SCUPPERNUNG GRAPES. Open 7 days, $4.00/ gallon. Off Hwy 177A on Flowing Well Rd. Follow signs. From Bonifay, 8 miles. (850)547-2326. Sale: Sept 3 at 10:00 a.m. Lot #1-contents of unit-asking $250.00. Lot #2-vcr movies-over 1,000, asking $250.00. Lot #3 -DVD’s -255, asking $100.00. At Mini storage unit in Vernon on Hwy 79. (850)547-4387. WANTED; Musical Instruments of any kind in any condition. Piano, banjoes, drums, guitars, amps. LESSONS. Covington Music, Chipley. 850-638-5050. “New Schedule” Michelle & HC’s Auctions, 4100 Pate Pond Rd Vernon, Fl. Every Saturday, 6PM. Miscellaneous auction 3rd Saturday Big Truckload Auction Multi-Sellers, selection varies, cash, debit/credit cards 5% buyers premium. Building has Air Conditioning. Sellers welcome. Michelle Roof Fl AU 3014 AB 2224 850-547-9140 850-326-1606 850-415-0183 B&B Furniture 1342 North RR Avenue, Chipley. We pay cash for clean, quality furniture. 850-557-0211 or 850-415-6866. Ask for Pasco or Carolyn Large Multi Family yard Sale this Saturday Aug 27 at 7:00am until. Nice pub style dining table, futon, love seat with ottoman, computer desk, weight bench, vanity, clothing for whole family, and lots more !.1032 Brickyard Rd. Across from West Point. Moving Sale. Aug 27. 8am-4pm. 820 Frasier Cir .Freezer, electric chain saw, extension ladder, kitchen, cello, viola, much more COLOR SELLS!Get Your Classified Ad in COLOR! Call now for details and be noticed! 638-0212 or 547-9414 DIRECTV Summer Special! 1 Year FREE Showtime! 3 mos FREE HBO/Starz/Cinemax! NFL SUNDAY TICKET Free-Choice Ultimate/Premier-Pkgs from $29.99/mo. Call by 8/15! (800)363-3755 DISH NETWORK lowest nationwide price $19.99 a month. FREE HBO/ Cinemax/ Starz/ Showtime FREE Blockbuster FREE HD-DVR and install. Next day install (800)908-2955. Restrictions apply call for details. NEED MORE RESPONSE? Advertise in Over 100 Florida Papers reaching MILLIONS of people. Advertising Networks of Florida, Put us to work for You! (866)742-1373 www.florida-classifieds.co m. Who’s In The Dog House?Owner, Ilene Hatcher is back in THE DOG HOUSE-1362 N. Railroad Chipley. Stop by and pick up your REWARDS CARD-Save $5 Best Prices Around NEW Phone 638-3131 Incorrect Insertion PolicyFor Classified In-column AdvertisersAll ads placed by phone are read back to the advertiser to insure correctness. The newspaper will assume correctness at the time of the read-back procedure unless otherwise informed. Please your ad. Advertisers are requested to check the advertisement on the first insertion for correctness. Errors should be reported immediately. Your Florida Freedom newspaper will not be responsible for more than one incorrect insertion, nor will it be liable for any error in advertisements to a greater extent than the cost of the space occupied by the error. Any copy change, during an ordered schedule constitutes a new ad and new charges. We do not guarantee position of ANY ad under any classification. Call To Place An Ad In Classifieds. Washington County News (850) 638-0212 Holmes County Times-Advertiser (850) 547-9414 Egg Collector, chicken breeder, farm worker. Must be in good condition, able & dependable, willing to work. More Info, call if serious. 850-956-1224

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2| The Weekly Advertiser Wednesday, August 24, 2011 FOR SALE 2004 19 ft Nomaid Travel Trailer, clean good condition. $5500 850-415-5837 COMPLETE PACKAGES FROM $4,995All Welded, All Aluminum BoatsBonifay Floridawww.xtremeindustries.com (850) 547-9500 Xtreme Boats FACTORY DIRECT 2005 Toyota Tundra 4X4. 4 door, white, 66.600 miles. Very clean. $ 17,500 Call 850-638-8526. 1993 Bass Tracker ,17 feet depth finder, live well, trolling motor, 70 hp Evinruid. Nice boat everything works no disappointments. $3500 OBO Call Bob 496-5246 20-100 acres North Holmes County. County road frontage. Choice farm land, home sites, branches, deer and turkey. Starting @ $2800. (850)956-2220. Gator Pond off Hwy. 77 near Sunnyhills in Washington County; Approximately 2 acres high and dry, next to water management area, secluded, quiet. Price negotiable, possible owner financing. Call (850) 896-5755. Reduced Price! Two 8 acres on Bedie Rd Two 9 acres on Bedie Rd. Two 5 acres & One 10 acres on Buddy Rd. One 10 acres on Gainer Rd. 10 acres on Hwy 77. Owner financing For more info call Milton Peel @ 850-638-1858. Bettie's Country Realty BETTIE L. SLAY, BROKER (Florida & Alabama)205 E. North Ave., Bonifay, Florida 32425(850) 547-3510 www.bettiescountryrealtyonline.com WE GET RESULTS NATIONAL MLS2BRON 1.64 ACRE -$79,900---REDUCED3BR2BA10AC-$197,900--40ACFARM 3BRHOMEPONDBARNSPASTURE$275,000---10AC NEWER 3BR2BA -$229,900---4+ACRES 3BR2BACHIPLEY -$79,900--10AC NICE 3BR2BA-$189,900--15+ACFARM3BR2BA HOME OWNERFINANCE-$179,900---2.5ACRES-$19,900---10ACRES&3BR2 BAHOME&GUESTHOUSE&TRAININGCENTER-$299,500---HUGE4BR 2BA7AC-$249,900---REDUCED4BR2BABRICK-$99,900---FISHCAMP SHELLPOINT-$59,900---2STORY3/2INCHIPLEYREDUCED-$139,900--2100+SQ.FT. HOMEINTOWNREDUCED-$124,900---11ACRES-$19,900--3BR2BAHOME3ACRESPATELAKE-$129,900---5ACRES-$7,000--11ACRES-$11,900---4BR1.5BABRICK-$89,900---4.7ACRESROLLING PINESCHIPLEY-$40,000---3BR2BABRICKON1.92ACRESBONIFAY REDUCED-$129,900---148ACRES-$414,400---23ACRES-$29,900 Auction 24 Beautiful Home Sites in Mountain Blue Saturday, August 27th, 11:00AM Jackson County, NC 10% BP NCL # 1787 (800)241-7591 www.jltodd.com (800)289-7512 www.wcproperties.com For Rent: Bright 2BR/2BA screened porch Townhouse apartment. Non-Smoker, references. Good location Bonifay Area Now Available 850-547-3494 or 850-532-2177 For Rent: Nice townhouse apartment. 2 bedrooms, 2 baths, one car garage in downtown Bonifay. NO PETS. Call 850-547-3129 Ridgewood Apts. of Bonifay Studio $350, 2 Bdrm $470. City utilities and pest control included. (850)557-7732. SpaciousOne Bedroom $450.00 Two Bedroom $500. Stove & Refrigerator. Free W/S/G No Pets Convenient location Downtown Chipley 638-3306. Townhouse Apt For Rent 2BD/ 1 1/2 BA 638-1918 2 Bedroom/1 Bath furnished, includes storage shed. $500/mo. Between Wausau and Sunny Hills (850)773-2605 3 BR/2 BA 1800 sq. ft homeon 20 acres just south of Bonifay. $700/month,$700/depoCo ntact Duane (850)596-5853. 2BD/2BA House Sunny Hills 2Car Garage, Closed in porch. No pets, option to buy 850-773-4499 Blountstown -Doublewide MH. 3 br, 2 bath, partially furnished $650 month & $650 deposit. 517-536-8928 Cottage style house 3 Bdrm/1 bath, screened porch. No smoking. Need references. Available Sept. 2011. Bonifay area. (850)547-3494 For Rent of Sale 3BD/2BA handicapped equipped. Large lot.$600/mth. References required.850-441-8181 or 547-2091 For Rent or Sale 3BD/2BA brick home, on large lot Chipley. CH/A fruit tress. References required. $650/mth. 850-441-8181 or 850-547-2091 2 & 3 BR $590 -$675 Greenhead Washer & Dryer Incl Some pets welcome248-0048 3 br, 2 ba, DoublewideHwy 177A in Bonifay. Section 8 Housing accepted. $550 mo, dept $400. 630-6721 or 326-5797 2BD/ 1 1/2 BA Mobile Home For Rent. New carpet, veinal. Rent $600. 3438 Cook Circle Vernon. Leave message 535-0410 2BR/2BA Chipley, w/large addition on 2 acres, fenced. 2 storage buildings. Smoke free environment, no pets. $550 amonth plus deposit. Water & Sewage included. 850-258-2086. 2BR Furnished Mobile Home CH/A. Real clean.$500/mth $200/dep.850-638-1462& 2BD 2BA Mobile Home CH/A, hardwood floors. $200 dep $500/mth. No pets. 638-1462 3/2 MH Nice Family Park Chipley. W/D hookup, CH/A. No Pets. $475/mth plus deposit. 850-638-0560 850-774-3034. 3BR/2 BA MH 3/4 mile from Bonifay Elementary School. On Hwy 177A. Family oriented park. Call (850)547-3746. For Rent 3 BR/ 2 BA Doublewide in Bonifay. Sorry No Pets Please call 850-373-8938 Mobile Homes in Cottondale on Sapp Rd, 8 miles E. of Chipley. 3br/2ba Doublewide & 2br/2ba singlewide avail. Total elec. (850)-258-4868 or 850-209-8847 www.charlos countryliving.com Rent or Lease To Purchase3 Bedroom, 2 Bath Doublewide in Cricket Village at Bonifay, Florida $650/Month (850)373-8864 or (850)699-9464Text FL71994 to 56654 Apply Now, 12 Drivers Needed Top 5% 2 Mos. CDL Class A Driving Exp (877)258-8782 www.meltontruck.com SAWMILLS from only $3997-MAKE MONEY & SAVE MONEY with your own bandmill-Cut lumber any dimension. In stock ready to ship. FREE Info & DVD: www.NorwoodSawmills.com/3 00N (800)578-1363 Ext.300N Executive OfficeSpace for rent downtown Chipley. All util. incl’d 638-1918 1BD Apartment Good location in Chipley. No Pets. 850-638-4640. For Rent. Sleepy Hollow Duplex Apartments. HUD not accepted. 2BR/1BA and 3BR/1BA. Water, garbage, lawn care included. Spacious, energy efficient. 850-638-7128. Publisher’s NoticeAll real estate advertising in this newspaper is subject to the Fair Housing Act which makes it illegal to advertise “any preference, limitation or discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, handicap, familial status or national origin, or an intention, to make any such preference, limitation or discrimination” Familial status includes children under the age of 18 living with parents or legal custodians, pregnant women and people securing custody of children under 18. This newspaper will not knowingly accept any advertising for real estate which is in violation of the law. Our readers are hereby informed that all dwellings advertised in this newspaper are available on a equal opportunity basis. To complain of discrimination call HUD toll-free at 1-800-669-9777. The toll-free number for the hearing impaired is 1-800-927-9275. CHILD CARE Opening for a loving person to work with young children. Call 547-1444 Driller’s AsstEngineering drilling firm looking for entry level person with growth potential, must be 21, must be able to travel and have valid FL Drivers License. Excellent pay and benefits. EOE and Drug free work place. Please call 352-567-9500 Install/Maint/RepairFirst Class Line TechnicianGulf Coast Electric Cooperative is accepting applications for the position of First Class Line Technician at Workforce Center of Florida, 625 Highway 231, Panama City, Florida through September 2, 2011. For more information, visit our website at www.gcec.com. Equal Opportunity Employer. Web ID#: 34173955 Text FL73955 to 56654 Install/Maint/RepairWater Service Technician IIGulf Coast Electric Cooperative is accepting applications for the position of Water Service Technician II at Workforce Center of Florida, 625 Highway 231, Panama City, Florida through September 2, 2011. For more information, visit our website at www.gcec.com. Equal Opportunity Employer Web ID#: 34173874 Text FL73874 to 56654 $5,000 Sign-On Bonus! Frac Sand Haulers with complete Bulk Pneumatic Rigs only. Relocate to Texas for tons of work! Fuel/Quick pay available. (800)397-2639 2011 Postal Positions $13.00 $32.50 + hr., Federal hire / full benefits. No Experience. Call Today 1-866-477-4953 Ext. 246 AIRLINES ARE HIRING -Train for high paying Aviation Maintenance Career. FAA approved program. Financial aid if qualified -Housing available CALL Aviation Institute of Maintenance (866)314-3769. Driver Start a New Career! 100% Paid CDL training! No experience Required. Recent grads or exp drivers: Sign on Bonus! CRST EXPEDITED (800) 326-2778 www.JoinCRST.com Drivers CDL-A DRIVERS NEEDED!! Start up to 44¢ per mile!! Lease Purchase Available! Great Hometime Experience Req’d. (800)441-4271 x FL-100 HornadyTransportation.co m DRIVERSWEEKLY HOMETIME for most lanes. Up to 42cpm! Daily or weekly pay. No forced dispatch to NYC or Canada. CDL-A, 3 months recent experience. (800)414-9569. www.driveknight.com Heat & Air JOBS Ready to work? 3 week accelerated program. Hands on environment. Nationwide certifications and Local Job Placement Assistance! (877)994-9904 SOD & SEED on the farm, delivered or installed. Centipede St. Augustine Bermuda. West Florida Turf (850) 415-0385; 638-4860. Established 1980 $$$ ACCESS LAWSUIT CASH NOW!!! $$$ As seen on TV.$$$ Injury Lawsuit Dragging? Need $500-$500,000++within 48/hrs? Low rates APPLY NOW BY PHONE! Call Today! Toll-Free: (800)568-8321 www.lawcapital.com For Rent first in Chipley, Mini Warehouses. If you don’t have the room, “We Do” Lamar Townsend (850)638-4539, north of Townsends. C&C Bookkeeping and Tax Service. Open 5 days a week. 8am to 5pm. Call (850)638-1483 AIRLINES ARE HIRING -Train for high paying Aviation Maintenance Career. FAA approved program. Financial aid if qualified -Housing available CALL Aviation Institute of Maintenance (866)314-3769. ALLIED HEALTH career training-Attend college 100% online. Job placement assistance. Computer available. Financial Aid if qualified. SCHEV certified. Call (800)481-9409 www.CenturaOnline.com ATTEND COLLEGE ONLINE from Home. *Medical, *Business, *Paralegal, *Accounting, *Criminal Justice. Job placement assistance. Computer available. Financial Aid if qualified. Call (888)203-3179 www.CenturaOnline.com Call To Place An Ad In Classifieds. Washington County News (850) 638-0212 Holmes County Times-Advertiser (850) 547-9414


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