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Publication Date: 02-29-2012
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Wednesday, FEBRUARY 29 2012 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 50 Phone: 850-638-0212 Web site: chipleypaper.com Fax: 850-638-4601 For the latest breaking news, visit CHIPLEYPAPER.COM www.chipleypaper.com Volume 88, Number 91 INDEX Arrests .................................. A3 Opinion ................................. A4 Outdoors ............................... A6 Sports ................................... A7 Extra ..................................... B1 Faith ..................................... B4 Obituaries ............................. B5 Classi eds ............................. B7 IN BRIEF County Youth Fair moo-ves along B1 NEWS Washington County Project Graduation Fundraiser Begins Chipley High School Project Graduation Strawberry Fundraiser is going on now. Strawberries are $18/ at which is 12 large pints. To order, contact a CHS senior or call 850638-7813 or 850-3262658. Strawberries will be delivered March 8 to Chipley High School. Free Tax Return Preparation Available A VITA volunteer, sponsored by the United Way of Northwest FL Inc., will be preparing Income Tax returns free of charge from 1:30-4 p.m. Fridays at Washington County Chamber of Commerce, 672 5th St., Chipley. Call 638-8572 for an appointment. Walk-ins will be accommodated on a rst-come, rst-serve basis. The service will also be at available at from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Fridays at Vernon City Hall and at Wausau City Hall on Thursdays by appointment only. Call 638-8572 for appointments. The VITA Program offers free tax help to those who make $50,000 or less and need assistance in preparing their own tax returns. IRS-certi ed volunteers provide free basic income tax return preparation to quali ed individuals in local communities. They can inform taxpayers about special tax credits for which they may qualify, such as Earned Income Tax Credit, Child Tax Credit and Credit for the Elderly or the Disabled. Tax returns will be eled and if a refund is due, they are taking from 10 to 21 days to be directly deposited. By Randal Seyler Managing Editor rseyler@chipleypaper.com VERNON Residents along Church Street in Vernon might soon be getting some help from the city in curbing speeding vehicles. City Council members decided to begin pricing removable speed bumps to place on Church Street to slow down traf c, which is posted at 15 mph. I would bet some of those cars are coming through there at 45 mph, said Moses Hernandez, a longtime Washington County resident who lives on Church Street. Hernandez told the council that a puppy of his was run over a couple weeks back by a vehicle that was traveling down the street faster than the posted speed limit. I checked with the neighbors, and we have about 10 children living on that street, Hernandez said. One woman who has six children has said she would love to see speed bumps on the road. She worries about the kids who are waiting for school buses. Hernandez said he has also contacted the Washington County Sheriffs Ofce about the problem, but wanted to bring the situation to the councils attention. I think we have always had trouble with that road. I think we should go ahead and get some signs and speed bumps out there, said Councilman Joey Brock. Councilman Byron Biddle agreed. We need some Slow, Children At Play signs out there. Councilman Tray Hawkins said the city should research the price of speed bumps for the street. In other business, the council approved an ordinance allowing the city to begin billing for trash STAFF PHOTO County Commissioner Charles Brock, left, is honored by the Vernon City Council Monday night for his years of service to the citys Little League programs. Council Member Tina Sloan, center, who said she began playing ball under Brocks supervision as a child, awarded the plaque to Brock while his son Joey Brock, right, also a council member, looked on. Council considers speed bumps Residents say traf c on Church Street needs to slow down By Randal Seyler Managing Editor rseyler@chipleypaper.com BONIFAY The Washington County Tourism Development Council voted this past week to spend $5,000 in support of a rural tourism project, and Holmes County of cials are ready to do the same. The RiverWay South Apalachicola Choctawhatchee project is a multi-county consortium to bring tourism into the rural counties of Florida, said Jim Brook, director of the Holmes County Economic Development Commission and a board member of the RiverWay South project. The Holmes County Development Commission and the Holmes County Tourism Development Council will each provide $2,500 for the RiverWay project, which will be part of a matching grant program to raise funds for the tourism effort. ON THE WEB Visit www.RWSFL.org for more information Washington, Holmes county to aid in RiverWay South project By Pat McCann Florida Freedom Newspapers LAKELAND The Chipley boys basketball team has compiled a win-loss record of 51-4 during the past two years. Coach Joel Orlando is more concerned, however, with who his Tigers played this season entering Tuesdays Class 1A semi nal against West Gadsden. Chipley, 24-3, and West Gadsden, 27-2, played at 9 a.m. in the Final Four at The Lakeland Center. Union County and Hawthorne follow in the second semi nal, with the winners playing today for the championship. Chipley nished 27-1 last winter, and Orlando was intent on upgrading his ballclubs strength of schedule to better prepare it for this postseason. The Tigers met Rutherford in a preseason classic, played a top-ranked Georgia school in a Christmas tournament, then encountered Tallahassee larger schools Rickards and Godby, the latter still alive in the Class 4A Final Four. Thats in addition to overcoming very strong 1A opposition in Holmes County and Malone to reach Lakeland. West Gadsden had a somewhat easier path, but was tested in the Region 2-1A nal at Graceville before pulling away in the fourth quarter for a 17-point victory. They are very very good, Orlando said of the Panthers. They go 12 or 13 deep, are extremely athletic, run, jump and play defense. Just their repower, they have so many athletic weapons. They dont miss a beat. Very hard to defend. Chipley counters with veteran leadership and standouts Alex Hamilton, already ticketed for Louisiana Tech, and Cameron Dozier. Orlando said his squad is peaking at the right time and is hoping that it shows Chipley boys set for state semi nal against West Gadsden Attorneys Glenn Hess, left, Kimberly Dowgul and Kevin Carlisle, second from right, confer Monday during the Johnny Mack Sketo Calhoun murder trial. The defense began and ended its case Monday and closing arguments began Tuesday. SPECIAL TO THE NEWS See SEMIFINAL A2 See RIVERWAY A2 See COUNCIL A2 Calhouns father testi es on evidence By Cecilia Spears Staff Reporter cspears@chipleypaper.com BONIFAY Johnny Mack Sketo Calhouns defense began and ended Monday morning. Calhoun is on trial for the December 2010 rst-degree murder of Mia Brown. Brown, 24, of Bonifay, went missing Dec. 16, 2010, when she was last seen leaving the Esto store where she worked. Her burned car was discovered in rural Geneva County, Ala., four days later, and Browns body was found in the trunk. Closing statements began Tuesday, followed by instructions to the jurors. Calhoun did not testify in his own defense Monday but his father, John Sketo, was one of the primary defense witnesses. Calhouns attorney, Kimberly Dowgul, had Sketo con rm Terry Ellenburg and he owned ON THE WEB Follow @WCN_HCT on Twitter for live trial coverage. Defense rests in Calhoun murder trial See CALHOUN A2

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Local A2 | Washington County News Wednesday, February 29, 2012 Caregivers Available for SHUT-INS Trusted In-Home Care for Seniors of All Ages! 25 Years Experience 7 Days a Week 24 Hours a Day Excellent References Commitment to Quality Care Compassionate, Skilled Caregivers Personal Care Transportation Errands Light Housekeeping Companionship Meal Preparation Emotional & Spiritual Support Gail Hall, Owner Home 850-482-5424 Cell 850-264-1793 Carol Hagin Cell 850-557-0085 Gails Sitting Agency Now Stocking Cross Ties and Concrete Blocks 306 West Brock Avenue Bonifay, FL 32425 850-547-9289 www.BonifayRehab.com B ONIFAY N URS IN G & REH AB CE N TER Relay for Life Saturday, March 3 7am-1pm Veterans Park, Bonifay Holmes County Chamber of Commerce Business of the Year 24 Hour Skilled Nursing for Short-term & Long-term Care Inpatient & Outpatient Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy and Speech Therapy Main Dining Area with Fireplace Additional Dining Area as well as Private Dining Area Ice Cream Parlor with Visitor Seating Area Visitor/Patient Lounges Cable TV Enclosed Courtyard Activities Rehabilitation Gym Beauty/Barber Salon Laundry Services Admissions 7 Days a Week Caring, Compassionate and Community-Minded Saturday, March 3rd @ 6:00 pm Hosted by First Free Will Baptist Church 1387 South Blvd. Chipley For More Information Please Call 638-0598 PUBLIC NOTICE The Washington County Board of County Commissioners will be having a Workshop March 7, 2012 at 8:00 a.m. in preparation of the Board Meeting which will take place March 15, 2012 at 9:00 a.m. Both meetings will take place at 1331 S. Blvd., Chipley. The Board of County Commissioners will accommodate handicapped and disabled persons who wish to attend this meeting. Contact the BOCC Administrative hours before the meeting date to make arrangements. VOs Nails & Tailoring Hwy 79 in Bonifay (Next to Subway) 547-5507 Walk-Ins Welcomed We have 7 technicians to take the time and care to get you in and out Get your feet conditioned for spring with our relaxing spa pedicure service! As always your safety and satisfaction are our top priority! FLIP FLOP Season is here this morning. We have a bunch of X-factors, Orlando said. Kobe McCrary (5-foot11, 220 pounds) inside and some young freshmen and sophomores who can give us minutes. We have a great nucleus of young players and veterans. Ryan McIntyre is another of those veterans. He scored 23 points as Chipley overcame an eight-point halftime de cit to win 73-63 at Malone to advance. West Gadsden is paced by a strong junior class that includes leading scorers Brandon Shingles (17.0) and Charis Fitzgerald (10.0). Marquis Brown is a 6-4 sophomore averaging 8.9 points and a team-high 8.6 rebounds. Senior Willie Holmes adds 8.7 points. The Panthers have scored 67.7 points a game as a team, with 11 players averaging 2.2 or higher. SEMIFINALS from page A1 pickup on residents monthly water bill. The ordinance passed unanimously. Trash service is provided by Waste Management. Hawkins told the council that a panel had burned out at the Shady Grove baseball elds which prevents the lights from being switched off. The pole on which the defective switch is mounted is also rotten, Hawkins said, and he suggested the city consider removing the pole and having a new panel installed elsewhere. I think we should see about getting it done the right way, Hawkins said of the repairs. COUNCIL from page A1 According to the RiverWay South website, the project is a public/private partnership that encourages sustainable economic development through the preservation and promotion of the natural, cultural and historical resources of the Apalachicola and Choctawhatchee river basins. Much of rural tourism is what I would call eco-tourism, Brook said Monday. Eco-tourism has a lot to offer Holmes and Washington counties by the way of protecting our rivers and streams. The project also includes Jackson County and was based on a similar program in Alabama, designed to bring visitors to the rural areas of the state to enjoy Floridas natural beauty and wildlife. Agri-tourism is also part of the draw for rural areas, Brook said, with visitors coming to visit farms from the cities to experience what agriculture is like rsthand. I would also consider farmers markets to be part of agri-tourism, he added. Agri-tourism has not been as successful as eco-tourism in bringing in visitors, Brook noted. Situated between the emerald green waters and white sandy beaches of the Gulf of Mexico and the upland forest bluffs of Floridas highest vistas, RiverWay South Apalachicola Choctawhatchee is the center of Northwest Floridas rich cultural, historical, maritime and nature-based region, a brochure for the program reads. Holmes Creek is one of the most pristine bodies of water in the state, Brook said, citing the creek as just one example of what makes this region a prime location for eco-tourism. I have been told that 55 streams feed into that creek. It is a local and state treasure. Holmes Creek provides one of the most diverse habitats and richest variety of sh and mollusks in the Choctawhatchee River basin, according to the Northwest Florida Water Management Districts website. It adds that dozens of springs feed into Holmes Creek, including Burn-out Spring, Cypress Spring and Becton Spring. Its lower reach swells with azure springs, increasing average ow and providing distinctive stream havens for sh, reptiles and mollusks, the website states. A major summer congregation area for the federally protected Gulf sturgeon is just below the Holmes Creek con uence with the Choctawhatchee River. Holmes Creek is also richer in freshwater snail species than any other river in the Florida Panhandle, according to the website. Three as yet unnamed species of snails were found in the creek, Choctawhatchee and Chipola river drainages. Holmes Creek is a statedesignated canoe trail and may be accessed by several public boat landings. Holmes County is going to step up, because it is the right thing to do, Brook said. We want to get people off the beach, up from Panama City or down from Dothan for a day, so they can see the natural, historic and cultural resources we have in Holmes and Washington counties. RIVERWAY from page A1 Americas Precious Metals in Holmes County and that his son lived within the con nes of the businesss grounds in a trailer. Sketo testi ed he arrived to work at 7:30 a.m. the morning after Browns disappearance and the rst thing he noticed was a missing Bobcat forklift. He said he then noticed Calhouns trailer was open and that the driver-side door of a truck was open, with items tossed out of the truck. Sketo testi ed he told Ellenburg to call the police to report the missing equipment and apparently abandoned trailer. Shortly afterward, Sketo said he found the Bobcat next to their dock and it looked as though something had been pushed off the dock. Sketo said he checked his merchandise and found nothing stolen, then proceeded to check his sons trailer, which appeared to be a mess. He noticed his sons grill was on his bed and that no one was there. Sketo said that he didnt nd his son in the trailer and left the trailer door open upon leaving. Brittney Mixon arrived about 8:15 a.m. in her fathers truck asking about Calhoun, Sketo testi ed. He said Mixon went into the trailer even though he told her she shouldnt go in. Sketo said she was in the trailer for a little over a minute and that when she went in she had nothing in her hands; when she left, she had nothing in her hands. Sketo said she then went and picked up a puppy, put it into her fathers truck and left without a word. He testi ed that someone showed up right afterward, saying law enforcement was looking for his son. Shortly afterward, a sheriffs deputy arrived and Sketo explained that someone hotwired his Bobcat and sat it on the dock and that he had found the trailer open. Sketo testi ed that he and the deputy went to the trailer, where the deputy asked to look in and then inquired about whether anything was missing. Sketo said there didnt appear to be anything missing. Sketo said that when he and the deputy went into the trailer, they found his sons gun on the couch. The gun wasnt there before Mixon went in, Sketo testi ed. Sketo con rmed he checked to see if the gun had been red recently it hadnt and that he emptied it of the shells, which showed it was fully loaded. Sketo testi ed the deputy examined the Bobcat and said it was covered in dew and that they would have to wait to get ngerprints. He said he then noticed two sets of tracks; there had been only one truck of which he was aware. He said it appeared, from the tracks, to be a one-ton, duel-wheeled rollback truck. Sketo insisted the tracks hadnt been there the day before. Those tracks went from the dock to the side of the junkyard. On cross-examination, Prosecutor Glenn Hess asked Sketo about nding the grill on the bed and the messy room. Sketo conrmed that he didnt see Mixon take anything into the trailer, didnt leave with anything and was only in the trailer for a short while. Sketo also con rmed the truck in front of trailer was a scrap truck and had not been functional for a while. CALHOUN from page A1 From Staff Reports DeFUNIAK SPRINGS A DeFuniak Springs woman was arrested in connection with burglary charges on Feb. 20, according to a Walton County Sheriffs Of ce news release. Amanda Norris, 19, was arrested in connection with one count of burglary, a third-degree felony, and one count of larceny, a second-degree misdemeanor. The investigation began Feb. 20 after the sheriffs of ce received an allegation from a local hospital referencing a burglary resulting in a loss of $50 from the hospitals gift shop, according to the release. Police say that Norris took the key from her grandmothers residence and entered the hospital gift shop on Feb. 19 without authorization and stole $50 from the gift shop drawer. Surveillance equipment was used during the investigation to identify Norris, according to the release. Deputies recovered the funds during the investigation. DeFuniak Springs woman charged with Burglary AMANDA NORRIS

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Some of the countries participating include England, Germany and Italy. They have also had the students do some of the following activities: Ask their pen pals about Valentines Day, such as if they celebrate it and, if they do, how do they celebrate it. They then made their pen pals Valentines Day cards which they mailed to them. They also asked their pen pals about the differences in their education system and partnered with their culinary department to prepare a demonstration with foods special to the counties in which their pen pals are from. Ponce de Leons FCCLA gets international pen pals

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My recently found friend, Chipley native James Vernon Lewis, now living in Bedford, Virginia, has advised by email that he has recently, in sur ng the internet, came across the May 18, 2011 Perrys Prattle. He wrote: The writing, Jukes a Joy in the 30s and 40s (with picture of Green Lantern), brought back some memories to me that I feel compelled to share. I recall the Green Lantern from 1943. We lived across the railroad from it, up a ways toward Chipley, on Ef e Bar elds sharecropper place. My step-father, Holly Matthews, put in a crop for her that year. The house was very near the railroad and I would stand on the porch and wave at the engineer as the train roared by. Now and then, an engineer would toss out a can of sour kraut and motion for me to go get it. I was nine years old. Vernon Lewis continues with his memoirs: One Saturday morning early in 1942, Holly, Mama, sister Betty and myself all walked to downtown Chipley to catch the bus to Lynn Haven about forty miles south, near Panama City. Sister, Louise, was still a baby and had to be carried in arms. I recall that it was a beautiful, brisk morning and the freshness of Spring was in the air. We were going to visit Hollys older brother, Henry, whom we children had never seen. The experience continues: On arriving in Lynn Haven, we got off the bus and went inside a juke joint, a lowclass restaurant that served beer and had a Wurlitzer juke box, where we children and mama waited while Holly went to nd where his brother lived. By that time, it was around twelve or one oclock in the afternoon and a slow, drizzling rain had set in. We waited there for most of the afternoon, during which time two new country songs were played, rst one and the other, over and over, on the juke box. They were by the newest country music star, Ernest Tubb. One side of the record was WALKING THE FLOOR OVER YOU and the ip side was BE HONEST WITH ME. In those days, it cost a nickel to play one tune on the juke box or three songs for a dime. In this communication, Lewis did not tell whether his step-father ever found his brother for a family visit, but does continue his recollection of juke joints of the area and his becoming involved in playing music with some of his Chipley friends. I know the place later became Chuck and Eddies, but, to me it has always been the Green Lantern. Several years later, after we had moved around and about, we had nally moved back to Chipley. I was walking one day down the railroad track, on past the Ef e Bar eld place, to the Green Lantern, which was about a quarter of a mile on down the tracks from the old mule watering hole. Even though the Green Lantern was a juke joint, they also had a swimming pool in back and you could swim all day for a quarter. So I would go there whenever I could get hold of a quarter. Vernon Lewis continues with this harrowing experience: On this particular day, I had got to a point at about the middle of the railroad trestle over the branch where we watered the mules at noon when farming the Ef e Bar eld place. All of a sudden I heard a train whistle and looked up to see the train coming around a curve from the direction of Bonifay. It was barreling down the track at a great speed and I saw immediately that I could not make it to either end of the trestle before the train got there. So I swung off over the side and hung by my hands from a cross tie while it roared by. If the crew had picked that moment to dump the coals from the re box, I would have been in big trouble. As it was, I escaped with nothing damaged but my dignity. Vernon Lewis continues with his own experience of playing music. I, along with Sam Shuemake (later Mayor of Chipley) and a guy named Shorty Saunders had been getting together to play music. Sam and Shorty played guitar and I played guitar and other instruments Upon deciding that the threesome might have a chance of going somewhere with the music, Lewis reports that a Mr. Brock who operated a business near Blue Lake gave them an opportunity to play with the only promise of pay being passing the hat around a couple of times for whatever the customers were willing to put in. At that time, they were hearing Eddy Arnold on the juke box with his popular country and western song TEXARKANA BABY. The musicians branched out to do a gig at an establishment near the stockyard, east of Chipley and after they had added harmonica and an improved bass ddle. This was done by running a string through the bottom of a zinc wash tub and tying it to a stick. The bass sound was obtained by plucking on the string. Voluntary contributions produced three or four dollars each on Friday and Saturday nights. Not bad spending money for school boys, concluded Vernon. His music playing continued after he secured a job with Bell Telephone clearing underbrush from beneath lines from Jacksonville to Mobile. The crew was moving through Chattahoochee, Florida and the work was done by bush hooks and machetes. By this time he had become acquainted with the songs of Jimmie Rodgers and was associated with other workmen who also played instruments. When the boss took extended lunch breaks, a fellow picker would hand over his guitar and say: Cousin Vernon, how about playing us one of them Jimmy Rodgers tunes. That was his cue to sing PEACH PICKING TIME IN GEORGIA and maybe WAITING FOR A TRAIN before throwing in an instrumental such as WILDWOOD FLOWER. Altogether, I enjoyed a rather happy summer, reports our guest contributor. See you all next week. Opinion 4 | Washington County News Thursday, February 29, 2012 POSTMASTER: Send address change to: Washington County News P.O. Box 627, Chipley, FL 32428 USPS 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 2012, 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. Bare eld, Publisher Randal Seyler, Editor Cameron Everett, Production Supervisor Home delivery subscribers may be charged a higher rate for holiday editions. CONTACT US PUBLISHER Nicole Bare eld: nbare eld@chipleypaper.com NEWS, SPORTS OR OPINION news@chipleypaper.com CLASSIFIED & CIRCULATION 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 Facebook or tweet us @WCN_HCT HAVE SOMETHING TO SAY? 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 veri cation 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? Call 638-0212. PERRYS PRATTLE Perry Wells James Vernon Lewis comments on Jukes a Joy The Legendary Jimmie Rodgers, the singing brakeman, died May 26, 1933, soon after completing this record, now in my collection, which includes Waiting For A Train. Monday I had my rst chance to sit down and visit with Jim Brook, executive director of the Holmes County Development Commission. We started off talking about the RiverWay South Apalachicola Choctawhatchee project (there is a story about that conversation elsewhere in todays newspaper) but we also touched on the topic of the megasite which has been proposed for somewhere along the Interstate 10 corridor. As Florida Freedom Newspapers reported earlier this month, the Bay County Economic Development Alliance has partnered with three entities to bring a big project to the I-10 corridor. The Alabama Development Of ce, Enterprise Florida and the Dothan Area Chamber of Commerce are partnering in a project to develop a mega-site near Interstate 10. When two states and a multitude of counties get together, good things can happen, Neal Wade, executive director of the Bay EDA, said on Feb. 16. A site on State Highway 77 and I-10 is being considered, but it is just one of many sites being considered and no particular site or even state has been chosen for the mega-site. Brook and I discussed the southeasts success in getting big automobile maker facilities to locate in this corner of the country. Arkansas, my former state of residence, was always an also-ran in the contests, especially courting Nissan a few years back for a plant that wound up being built in Canton, Miss., just north of Jackson. That plant opened in May 2003 and cost about $1.4 billion to build. It is, according to money.cnn. com, about the size of six football stadiums and is full of robotics and cutting edge technology. Brook is excited about the prospect of a megasite, and so am I. The mega-site doesnt have to be within our county borders to still do a lot of good for Washington and Holmes counties. Building something like a Nissan or Hyundai plant could also bring a string of satellite support facilities. When I wasnt being a journalist in the s, I worked in human resources for an OEM manufacturer of aluminum wheels Superior Industries so I got a bit of rsthand experience in the automotive manufacturing world. Auto manufacturing depends on a score of suppliers making the parts that are needed to put that automobile together those parts have to be made somewhere, and that means more jobs not only or existing plants, like my former employer Superior, but it also can mean new plants. One drawback to a mega-facility is there have to be the people around to work in the plant. Back to the money.CNN.com article: But even as Nissan began construction in April 2001, the company had to wrestle with the question of how it would staff the plant, which was expected to employ 5,300 people and generate thousands of other jobs for local suppliers and service providers. To get employees, Nissan sent in an ace HR squad. Also Nissan paid about double the average industrial wage in a state notorious for low-paying jobs. The recruiters received more than 100,000 phone calls, letters, resumes, and applications. They held job fairs in all 82 of the states counties and sometimes encountered lines of job seekers stretching more than half a mile. And that is my point. A mega-site landing anywhere between Tallahassee and Mobile would be like a volcano erupting. It would be hard not to be affected by such an event. Brook said one of the questions he often gets is why isnt there a Cracker Barrel in Bonifay. Theres an old saying that Brook likes to cite by way of explanation. Retail follows roofs. And roofs follow jobs. A mega-site could de nitely mean jobs for northwest Florida and southwest Alabama. It would be a regional game-changer. It wont happen overnight, but it is possible, and with the proactive leadership found in northwest Florida, I think if anyone could make it happen it would be our local Chamber and economic development of cials. Ive been nothing but impressed with the leaders Ive met in Holmes and Washington counties so far. And who knows? If the mega-site comes to pass, we might even warrant a Cracker Barrel or two some day. HAVE SOMETHING TO SAY? 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 veri cation 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? Call 638-0212. RANDAL SEYLER Editor Project to develop mega-site

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Tummy Aches A tummy ache is never fun for people, but it can be life threatening for your pet. Its not uncommon for most animals to have upset stomachs and vomit from time to time, but theres usually a simple reason, says Dr. Deb Zoran, associate professor at the Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences. Vomiting may be caused by a hairball in the stomach or small intestine or by other foreign material, such as plants, rocks or bones. Diet could also be a cause. If a dog or cat has had a change of diet or if it has eaten spoiled food, it can result in nausea or vomiting, adds Zoran. Just like when humans get food poisoning, the symptoms usually go away within 24 hours. The digestive tract is cleared and whatever was causing the problem is gone. However, if the animal has repeated vomiting, wont eat, or the symptoms continue for more than 24 hours, the animal needs to see a veterinarian immediately. Zoran says frequent pet vomiting can be a dif cult problem to pinpoint. The causes are numerous food allergies, infection or in ammation in the intestinal tract, foreign objects that obstruct the bowel, ulcers, liver or kidney failure, diabetes, cancer the list can go on and on, says Zoran. If the animal has been vomiting for more than 24 hours, the most serious problems are dehydration and electrolyte imbalances. The animal has lost body uids and they need to be replaced right away, then the source of the problem can be examined. X-rays can often detect the source of the vomiting, and as with humans, barium liquid can be administered to the pet to outline the digestive tract. Other tests that may be necessary include ultrasound, blood work, and an endoscopic examination to determine the problem. One key question is, does the cause of the vomiting come from inside the G.I. tract or is it hidden elsewhere in the animal? Zoran says.. If the pet owner detects blood in any food the animal has vomited, that should be a warning sign that something is not right. Unfortunately, it may not look like blood because the stomach acids will digest any blood present and the blood may look something like coffee grounds. The best answer is, if you dont think it looks like food, the animal needs medical attention as soon as possible, says Zoran. Other signs that should alarm pet owners: if the animal vomits every time it eats, vomits multiple times per day, or if the animal wont eat at all and appears to be weak and depressed. All of these are warning signs that something serious is wrong and the pet needs medical help immediately, says Zoran. Frequent or persistent vomiting in any animal is not normal. If the animal has been vomiting excessively, its essential that it sees a veterinarian. Pet Talk is a service of the College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences, Texas A&M University. 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She can treat pediatrics to geriatrics. Dr. Dale Mitchum is a General surgeon with 20 years experience: gallbladder removal. He appendectomy, colon resections, mastectomy, breast biopsy, thyroid surgery, tonsillectomy, upper and lower endoscopy, hysterectomy, tubal ligation, vasectomy, cyst and lipoma removal and he is available for consultations. Hours will vary to accommodate patients, including every other Saturday. Please call 850-547-8158 or 850-547-8118 to set up an appointment. Please stop by and join us for our Grand Opening Celebration on Monday March 5th at 3.00pm. Northwest Florida Community Hospital We Treat You Like Family better than Please join us in welcoming Dr. Taing to our community. 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Call today to schedule your appointment. 415-8185 Washington County News | A5 Special To Freedom Florida Newspapers Ninth-grade Bethlehem High School students traveled on Feb. 17 to the Breman Jewish Museum in Atlanta as part of their study of the Holocaust. Accompanied by teacher Mrs. Lisa Mathews, the students were given an exclusive, allday tour with guest speaker and Holocaust survivor Ben Walker. Walker, from Romania, discussed his experiences during World War II. Afterward, the group took a guided tour of part of the museum and impressed the tour guide during interactive discussions with their knowledge of the Holocaust. The curriculum specialist at the museum, Sally Levine, led a group discussion about certain artifacts that were not on display. Later, the students toured the museum at their leisure. According to Mrs. Mathews, the students were able to truly connect with what we have studied in the Holocaust class this year. The trip was a very emotional, heartfelt experience for the students and adult chaperones one we will never forget. Impressed with the students knowledge and educational preparation, themuseums regional director invited Mathews to be a part of the upcomingsummer seminar at the Breman Jewish Museum as a presenter. Mathews and her students had presented their trip plans to the HolmesDistrict School Board after initially being denied the chance to go. All but one board member, Gary Scott, enthusiastically gave their vote for the educational opportunity. Students attending the trip were Josh Jordan, David Boatwright, Alex Williams, J.J. Graham, Trace Head, Brett Mitchell, Eli Hendrix, Daniel Brown, Chase Rogers, Andrew Williams, Tyler Macro, Charity Jones, Jordan Ingle, Taylor Purvee, Sabrina Justice, Quinton Jones, Chylin Hunter, Tori Kirkland, Kelsey Stewart, and Shayne Drake. BHS STUDENTS VISIT MUSEUM PET TALK

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OUTDOORS www.bonifaynow.com | www.chipleypaper.com Send your Outdoors news to news@chipleypaper.com A Section Wednesday, February 29, 2012 Photos by MIKE CAZALAS | Florida Freedom Paul Larrabee of Jacksonville, right, has been bringing his RV to the track for a couple of decades. Hes joined on this trip by his friend Jerry Taylor, left, and Karen Jo Taylor. At right, its Florida, so amingos are never out of place. Below, RVs just outside the track dont have a view of the racing, but they are close enough to the edge of the track to hear it. Daytona a haven for RV lovers By Mike Cazalas Florida Freedom Newspapers The great outdoors might not be for everyone, but when the great outdoors is that area outside the Great American Race at Daytona International Speedway youll nd some of the most avid RV enthusiasts in the country. Its not camping, Paul Larrabee, 60, said as he sat on an orange cushion on a black collapsible chair bearing the No. 3 of Dale Earnhardt which sat on a trailer along with a matching wicker loveseat, wicker chair and a table outside his RV. Its a lifestyle. The trailer is to haul Larabees American Iron Horse Texas Chopper. He left the Harley-Davidson at home. Traveling to Daytona has been part of Larrabees lifestyle for almost 30 years, and for the past 20 years that has included traveling in an RV and renting a space on the grounds outside the track. A spot can be had for $575, and its a popular choice Larrabee knows many of his neighbors since they all end up in the same spot twice a year when NASCAR comes to Daytona. Once you get a spot, you have rst rights to rent it for the next race, and people dont give that up too easily. Because once a spot is claimed, the owner is freed from the hassles facing tens of thousands of fans trying to get to and from the track each day during race weeks. Entering the grounds of Daytona the RVs spread out before your eyes like misplaced train cars that were once in a perfect alignment but were slightly shaken and left slightly askew. Theres symmetry to it, an alignment that comes off as orderly to the passerby but which would drive an engineer crazy. Some RVs, such as Larrabees, though still perfectly serviceable, might have seen better days he paid $65,000 for it a couple of decades ago. It doesnt stand out as being faulty or in ill-repair; its just across the street from a Fleetwood that cost about $150,000. And they go up from there, he said. Only a few RVs away, Melody Hoffman of Greencove Springs sat with her parents on collapsible chairs with only a large checkeredag-designed rug separating them from her Coachmen Sport Coach, which set her back about $130,000 when she bought it eight years ago. Is it worth it? Absolutely it was, Hoffmann, 58, said. Its just so great meeting all these different people. We people watch, and everyone stops by to say hello, its just so friendly. Hoffmann wasnt a race fan nine years ago. I had never been to a race in my life, and I was invited to come here eight years ago, she said. That was in February and we bought the RV in March, and weve been here ever since. Hoffmann even offered a tour of the RV while explaining the bene ts and comforts of traveling that way, whether its to a race or any location. There was plenty of room, the air conditioning was a relief and an array of fruits, waters and wine lined the counter. When you just go by car, you park wherever youre going and you dont get the full experience, she said. We get to sit here, watch and talk, and theres just something exciting about it when the cars are roaring around out there whether its a practice or a truck race or whatever. Those who have been around longer, such as Larrabee, describe the RV area outside the track as its own community, even carrying different standards than the RV city that goes for a much higher price in the in eld. No one locks there doors out here, we watch out for each other, Larrabee said. The camaraderie in our section is real, its almost always the same people. In the in eld, he said, it can turn into a party that doesnt end until the wee hours of the morning. That doesnt mean its sedate outside the track, a point driven home by his consumption of large quantities of energy drink Friday morning. It was a rough night, he said. We gured wed just blow it out and get it over with, but we start rolling the carpet up about 11 p.m. In there, he continued, his head leaning toward the in eld, they keep going until 3 or 4 in the morning. They can have it. Florida Freedom Paul Larrabee of Jacksonville, right, has been bringing his RV to the track for a couple Paul Larrabee of Jacksonville, right, has been bringing his RV to the track for a couple symmetry to it, an alignment was plenty of room, the air LIFESTYLE ITS NOT CAMPING; ITS A The old deer saying is face into the wind because deer always will have their noses to the wind. That looks good on paper, but it doesnt always work. Last year, I killed a very nice buck that Phil down at Kritter Kreations mounted. I made the comment at the time I was satis ed with this mount and I didnt really care if I ever killed another one. I dont have enough room in my living room for a bunch of dead animals, bucks or otherwise. My son went to Texas and brought back a big one that takes up half the living space, and mine sort of lls out the rest. When I said I didnt really care if I killed another one, someone must have been listening because it looks as if I never will. But I really dont think I was telling the truth. I took off a week the past few days to see if a deer in rut would wander under my climber. I didnt mean for it to literally walk under it, sort of walk off to the side and give me enough time to get ready. I was sort of facing the wind, but not exactly looking into it. The woods to my left were clear and in the spot I was I never had seen a deer come from that direction. I was sort of surprised when I heard something walking with the wind behind me. My peripheral vision should have picked up this animal before it got too close but I was wearing a light piece of cloth to keep mosquitoes out of my face and it blocked the animal from view. By the time I saw him, he was right under me. It was one of the prettiest 10-points I have seen alive. The deer walked directly under my stand and in the process looked directly up at me. I know there are plenty of you deer hunters out there who would say I should have killed that deer. Im here to tell you, I dont think so. If I had blinked an eye, he would have been off in a shot. I noticed his hackles rising on his back, and I knew the jig was up. In a second, he blew out of there like the space shuttle. He ran a zigzag course between pine trees, which made it more than dif cult to get a shot. I hollered at him, but he ran more than 100 yards before he stopped. I popped off a shot and didnt cut a hair. I searched for blood and all the things you look for in that situation. All in all, I would do it over again just to be able to look in that animals eyes and stare at those gorgeous antlers. They were chocolate in color, and it looked as though he had been ghting because the outer edges were white. Like the kid who killed the pig, the memory will remain with me forever. Hooked on Outdoors Outdoor Life Scott Lindsey captainlindsey@ knology.net Page 6

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Flock had 17 points and 13 rebounds as the Pirates, 27-2, survived their county rival to advance to Wednesdays championship game against Newberry, which eliminated Hilliard 49-45 earlier Tuesday. The nal will begin 9 a.m. CST. Holmes County nished 14-13, three of the losses to Ponce de Leon located just 18 miles away from Bonifay. The Pirates led throughout the rst half, but missed a golden opportunity to take control by halftime when they made just eight of 20 free-throw attempts and shot 20 percent from the eld. Still they led 1611 after a lackluster opening two quarters, Flock already with eight points and six rebounds. Each team found its offensive touch in the second half. Ponce de Leon led 30-23 after three quarters, but Holmes County responded to inch ahead 32-31. Ashley Harper and JoJo Carlson hit consecutive 3-pointers and Harper scored again as PDL regained control. Two free throws by Flock opened a 44-32 cushion, but Mikayla Moore, who scored all 13 of her points in the second half led Holmes County back within seven. A basket by Harper, who survived a miserable rst half offensively to post 12 points and 10 rebounds made it 48-39 for the Pirates with 1:37 remaining. Cierra Davis made a 3-pointer to cut the de cit to 48-42 for the Blue Devils, but that was as close as they would get as Flock nished off the scoring. One of the keys for the Pirates, who advanced to their rst state championship game since winning the Class 2A title in 2000 was making 13 of 16 free-throw attempts in the second half. They were 21-36 for the game, Holmes County just 4-10 at the line. Hannah Howell returned from a lengthy injury rehabilitation to score 11 points for the Blue Devils despite fouling out with 3:15 left in the fourth quarter. Freshman Justice Taylor had eight points while also playing with four fouls. Ponce de Leon coach Tim Alford pointed to freethrow shooting as one of the obvious keys. Actually it was huge, Alford said. In the rst half it was awful, but we got much better made some down the stretch. Holmes County was limited by foul trouble throughout, Jessica Belser already with four by halftime. That had an effect on the Pirates strategy when the Blue Devils cut the lead to six in the nal minute. Just try to take good shots, hopefully try to be more patient with the ball, get the ball down on the block, Alford said. We got it inside. They had gotten into some foul trouble. PDL (52) Leathers 0 0-0 0, Bass 0-1 0-2 0, Harper 3-14 4-6 12, Carlson 3-6 2-4 9, Thomas 3-5 1-2 7, Carroll 1-2 4-7 6, Mayo 0-1 0-0 0, Flock 4-12, 9-13 17, Brown 0-2 1-4 1, Chapman 0-1 0-0 0, Parson 0-0 0-0 0, Alford 0-0 0-0 0. Totals: 14-45 21-36 52. HCO (42) Concepcion 1-1 0-0 3, Works 0-1 00 0, Russ 0-2 0-0 0, Long 1-6 0-0 2, Davis 2-4 0-2 5, Moore 5-15 3-5 13, Syfrett 0-0 0-0 0, J.Taylor 4-5 0-1 8, Beasley 0-0 0-0 0, Belser 0-5 0-0 0, Howell 5-12 1-2 11. Totals: 18-51 4-10 42. Ponce de Leon 9 7 14 22 52 Holmes County 4 7 12 19 42 PDL holds off Holmes County Flock stops Devils nal push as Pirates advance JAZZ FLOCK led Ponce de Leon with 17 points ASHLEY HARPER hit two 3-pointers and 12 total points Malone rallies past Holmes County By Brad Milner Florida Freedom Newspapers MALONE Rural Class 1A was designed to give smaller schools a better chance of playing for state titles. The trouble for Malone and Holmes County on Feb. 21 was having to play each other in the opening round. Chris Murffs 3-pointer with ve seconds to play gave Malone a 50-48 victory in the Region 1-1A semi nal battle pitting two of the states top teams. Malone (253), which overcame a 15-point second-half de cit, advanced to host Chipley for the regional title on Saturday. The Rural atmosphere in Malones tightly packed gymnasium was like a scene straight out of Hoosiers. Spectators were shoulder to shoulder and their toes touched players trying to inbound on the opposite side from the team benches. The home crowd wasnt as boisterous in the rst half as it was in the second. But when a 30-15 Holmes County lead turned into a 38-37 Malone advantage early in the fourth quarter there was no denying the home court worked in the Tigers favor. The crowd was incredible and thats why you want to win district to get them at home, Malone coach Steve Welch said. We never gave up. Thats a testament to everybody. Holmes County (21-7) may have had the giant on the oor in Chris Walker, but the Tigers rafters provided the proof of which program had been to the mountain top. Malone proudly displayed its 13 state title banners, the last coming in 1998. The win on Feb. 21 provided Malone with the potential rst step toward title No. 14. Walker was Malones focal point on defense throughout the game, as the 6-foot-10 junior found himself the constant recipient of double teams. Walker scored three points in the rst half, but unlike in some games the Blue Devils found someone to pick up the scoring slack. Jordan McAllister scored 22 of Holmes Countys 28 rst-half points and he made four of his teams ve 3-pointers to give the Blue Devils a 13-point lead. Malone was the victim of poor shooting in the rst half. Much of that could be attributed to staunch Holmes County defense that forced bad shots and kept Malone from running the oor. That wasnt the case in the third quarter, when Malone scored 19 points, four more than it did in the rst half, to pull within 37-34 on a traditional 3-point play by Ladarius McElroy at the end of 24 minutes. Antwain Johnsons score early in the fourth put Malone ahead 38-37 for its rst lead since the initial basket of the game. Holmes County held two nal leads on Walker scores, the last 48-46 with 1:11 to play. Chai Baker scored his lone point on one of three free throws to narrow the gap to 48-47 with 29 seconds on the clock. A Holmes County turnover gave Malone the ball nine seconds later. The Tigers worked the ball to Murff, who scored from the corner for the win and McAllister dribbled out of bounds to prevent a nal heave at the buzzer. Sometimes its hard to handle adversity and if we would have kept our composure things may have been different, Holmes County coach Po White said. When they came back there was too much time left in the game. McAllister led the Blue Devils with 26 points. Walker warmed up in the second half and nished with 17 points. Ty Baker scored 16 to pace Malone. McElroy added 11 points and Murff eight. They were doubling Chai all night, but we knew we had other players who could score, Welch said. It was a big shot by Murff. HOLMES COUNTY (48) Russ 2 0-0 5, McAllister 9 4-6 26, Walker 4 9-11 17. Totals: 15 13-17 48. MALONE (50) McElroy 4 2-2 11, Williams 2 1-2 6, CBaker 0 1-3 1, Murff 3 0-0 8, TBaker 7 1-1 16, AJohnson 3 0-0 8. Totals: 19 5-8 50. Holmes County 19 9 9 11 48 Malone 13 2 19 16 50 73-point eld goals: HC 5 (McAllister 4, Russ), M 7 (Murff 2, AJohnson 2, McElroy, Williams, TBaker). The crowd was incredible and thats why you want to win district to get them at home. We never gave up. Thats a testament to everybody. Steve Welch Malone boys basketball coach FILE PHOTO BY RANDAL SEYLER | The News The Tigers gather during a time-out while playing Paxton on Feb. 21 at Chipley High School. McIntyre leads Chipley past Malone By Brad Milner Florida Freedom Newspapers MALONE The Malone basketball faithful have a motto: Join The Movement. Chipleys Ryan McIntyre helped put the movement to a halt on Saturday. The senior scored a team-high 23 points, and key 3-pointers down the stretch propelled Chipley to a 73-63 win in the Region 1-1A championship. Chipley moved on to Tuesdays state semi nal against West Gadsden in Lakeland. Malone nished 25-4. McIntyre made seven 3pointers, ve in the second half. His second of the third quarter helped erase an eight-point de cit. His last 3 of the game broke a 56-56 tie and started a 13-2 run to take over the contest. I knew I could get hot if I hit it, Ive been in a slump the last few games, McIntyre said. Then I started hitting them and were going to state. Another standing roomonly crowd witnessed two of the states top teams battling for a Final Four berth. Spectators were cramming in only minutes from the opening tip. The over ow crowd watched the game from the comfort of the auditorium, as it was broadcast by the schools multimedia department. They witnessed Malone start slow for the second straight game, with Chipley (24-3) pulling ahead 15-3 late in the rst quarter. But like its last game against Holmes County, Malone heated up, forced turnovers and regained its composure. It happened quicker this game, and Malone scored 28 points in the second quarter to pull ahead 36-28 at halftime. Baker led all scorers with 28 points. Ty Baker added 14 points for Malone and both underclassmen will return next season. CHIPLEY (73) Dozier 7 0-0 16, Hamilton 6 6-8 19, Sharpe 1 0-0 2, McCrary 6 1-3 13, McIntyre 8 0-2 23. Totals: 28 7-13 73 MALONE (63) McElroy 3 1-2 8, Williams 1 2-2 4, CBaker 10 4-4 28, Murff 2 0-3 6, TBaker 5 1-2 14, AJohnson 1 0-0 3. Totals: 22 8-13 63 Chipley 15 13 20 25 73 Malone 8 28 13 14 63 3-point eld goals: C 10 (McIntyre 7, Dozier 2, Hamilton), M 9 (CBaker 4, Murff 2, McElroy, TBaker, AJohnson) Kenseth races through re, wrecks, rain to win Daytona 500 Cathrine Lamb Editorial Assistant clamb@chipleypaper.com The 54th Daytona 500 got off to a rough start this year it was plagued by re, several wrecks and rain delays. The race was scheduled to run at 2 p.m. Sunday and was called off and rescheduled to run on at 11 a.m. Monday but as it would happen, it was called off and scheduled to run at 7 p.m. Monday. When the race nally got under way they started off on a good note through the rst lap. The second lap started the streak of bad luck for the drivers with a pretty big wreck involving Jimmie Johnson, Danica Patrick and and several others. Patrick came back into the race 63 laps down. Johnson was out of the race after only racing a lap and a half. Then all heck broke loose close to the end of the race Juan Montoya went into the pits and came back out on a caution when the unthinkable happened, the suspension on his car gave way putting him into the wall in turn 3. As he came off of the wall he slid down the track and into a track drier truck carrying a few hundred gallons of jet fuel used to dry the track or to blow the debris off of the track after an accident. Montoya says he knew that the drier was there, as he was going into turn 3 he was going to pass the drier, when his suspension snapped. The miracle was that neither Montoya nor the two in the truck were seriously injured. Montoya suffered a bruised ankle when his foot slipped off the brake and hit the clutch. The driver of the drier was taken to a nearby medical center in Daytona and then released with no injuries. With all that said and done, Matt Kenseth held off Dale Earnhardt Jr., to win the Daytona 500. The top 10 drivers were: 1 Matt Kenseth 2 Dale Earhardt Jr. 3 Greg Bif e 4 Denny Hamlin 5 Jeff Burton 6 Paul Menard 7 Kevin Harvick 8 Joey Logano 9 Carl Edwards 10 Mark Martin The defending Sprint Cup Champion Tony Stewart started his season with nishing 16th and 18 points behind the leader. Next Races: March 3-3:45 p.m. ESPN2 Nationwide Series Bashas Supermarkets 200 Phoenix International Speedway last years winner Kyle Busch March 4 2:14 p.m. Fox Sprint Cup Series 500 Subway Fresh Fit Phoenix International Speedway last years winner Jeff Gordon

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Local A8 | Washington County News Wednesday, February 29, 2012 March 16-17, 2012 Veterans Blvd. & Memorial Field bonifaystreetfestival.com For information on these and other events visit our website 2 Divisions Decorators Delight and Sinfully Tasty Cake Walk, Auction and Samplin Bakin Wars Show o your baking skills! Cakes, Cupcakes Pies & Cake Pops $5 per entry March 3, 2012 Holmes County High School Applications are still available and can be picked up and dropped o at City Hall in Bonifay. For more info email: info@bonifaystreetfestival.com or call Lecia at 850-373-7896 or Lora 850-547-7747 3RD ANNU A L Miss Down Home Street Festival Pageant $200 Prize 901 HIGHWAY 277 CHIPLEY, FL 6384364 www.lanesoutdoor.com Lanes Outdoor Equipment FRIDAY MARCH 2, 2012 WASHINGTON COUNTY Washington Countys Relay For Life will be at 6 p.m. May 11-12 at Pals Park soccer elds on Rustin Drive. This years theme is Storybook. This years slogan is Our Storybook Ending is a Cure. The following related events are planned. Holmes Countys Relay will begin at noon April 28 at Memorial Field in Bonifay and conclude at sunrise April 29. Team NWFRC breakfast Team NWFRC will be serving breakfast from 6 to 7:30 a.m. every Wednesday in the Training Building in Greenhead until the telay. Breakfast will include madefrom-scratch items including biscuits and pancakes. Luminaries for donations All Relay For Life teams are selling luminaries to be displayed on the night of the Relay around the track. After dark, the Relay For Life celebration will include a special luminary ceremony. Encircling the track with lights of hope, the Luminary Ceremony reaches for tomorrow with each candle of life and touches the stars for only a moment to remember those of yesterday. Your donation for each bag will place a luminary along the pathway to memorialize or honor someone you love. The bags will stay lit throughout the evening, reminding us that hope lives among us. The ceremony will begin just after dark. If you would like to participate in the ceremony by honoring or remembering a loved one who has battled cancer, contact a Relay For Life team. Relay track markers for sale All Relay For Life teams are selling track markers to be displayed on the night of the relay around the track. Track markers are 18 feet by 14 inches and are $100. Rules for the markers: Message must t in boxes on the order form The squares include letters and/or spaces (there are 46 squares) No logos or pictures No political or campaign issues Messages may be business or personal For more information, contact a team. VES Extraordinarily Chocolate The VES Lil Jackets Relay for Life team would like to invite you to their Extraordinarily Chocolate Indulgence Show Fundraiser from 4 to 5 p.m. March 3 at the VES Library. Tickets are $5 and will only be sold through today. For more information, call Kelly Galloway at VES at 850-535-2486 ext. 101 or email kelly.galloway@washington. k12. .us. Scentsy fundraiser Team Survivor is having a Scentsy fundraiser in February and March. The consultant has agreed to give 10 percent of all proceeds to Relay For Life. In February, all products in the Scentsy catalog are 10 percent off the listed price, excluding licensed items and combination packs. For a book or to place an order, call Cathrine Lamb at 326-0121, Cecilia Spears at 658-4038, Connie Wheeler at 260-4073 or Linda Bybee at 260-9658. Holmes County yard sale HOLMES COUNTY The Holmes County Relay For Life will have a yard sale from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. March 3 at Veterans Park. Holmes County 5K The Holmes County Relay For Life will be having a 5K walk at 8 a.m. March 3 at Veterans Park. Registration will be from 7-8 a.m. Contact Ragan Kennedy for more information at 373-8377. Walmart fundraiser CHIPLEY Team Survivor will have a fundraiser at 7 a.m. April 14 in front of Walmart. There will be hair bows, hair ties, headbands, Scentsy and much more. For more information, call Linda Bybee at 260-9658, Cathrine Lamb at 326-0121 or Cecilia Spears at 658-4038. Trumpet Coach bought by Sunshine Shuttle & Limousine Special to The News PANAMA CITY BEACH Sunshine Shuttle & Limousine has acquired Trumpet Coach of Chipley, making Sunshine the largest transportation company in Northwest Florida. The recent acquisition also expands Sunshine into a more diverse transportation company in the Panhandle, offering sedans, limousines, vans, local shuttle vehicles, and now, luxury motor coaches. The new arm is Sunshine Coach. During peak season, the company will employ about 40 workers. Sunshine began in 2002 by John Finch, the owner of Sunshine Shuttle & Sunshine Limousine, as a secondary business interest. When Finchs development investments dissolved, he concentrated his entrepreneurial efforts on the transportation company. The company has seen doubledigit growth three years in a row, and Finch says he expects even greater things with his latest expansion. Finch plans to capitalize on the success of the 21-year-old Trumpet Coach and says there are 26 charters already on the books. Trumpets last full year showed annual sales of $5 million. Calls to Trumpet now come into our central of ce where we use state of the art reservation and dispatch software and equipment. We have people available 24/7. Adding the coach business to our already-established line of professional transportation options will allow us to provide year round travel to areas out-ofstate as well provide service to our large local customers more ef ciently, Finch said. Sunshine works closely with many high-end resorts along Northwest Florida to provide transportation to the three major airports. Sunshine also provides ground transportation at the Wyndham Baypoint Resort, the Edge Water Resort the Majestic and is the designated provider for Southwest Airlines personnel at the Northwest Florida Beaches International Airport. Finch credits his tough performance standards for the companys continued success. I demand the best from my employees so they can provide the best service to our customers. We want to bring the limousine service to the shuttle and motor coach business. In November 2011, for the third consecutive year, Sunshine Shuttle & Limousine was awarded the 2011 Best of Panama City Beach Award by the U.S. Commerce Association. Relay For LIFE

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By Cathrine Lamb Editorial Assistant clamb@chipleypaper.com CHIPLEY The 2012 Washington County Youth fait was held this past weekend. There were many exhibits entered by the local youth this year. There were 31 hogs, 12 steers and 11 heifers. In the Swine Showmanship competition, there were six entries in the Junior Class, six in the Intermediate Class and 13 in the Senior Class. The Senior Class was broken into two different classes Class A and Class B. The Swine Show took place Friday night. The show began at 6 p.m. with Showmanship followed by the Swine Show. The winners were as follows: Abigail Anderson won Junior Showmanship. Desi Beman won Intermediate Showmanship. Colby Chance won Senior Showmanship. After the showmanship competition was nished there was a ve-minute break for the children to get their hogs ready for show. In the swine event, there were six classes. In class one, there were ve hogs; in class two, there were six hogs; in class three, there were eight hogs; in class four, there were ve hogs; in class ve, there were four hogs; and in class six, there were three hogs. The results of the Swine Show are as follows: Class One First place: Abigail Anderson Second Place: Kyle Beman Third place: Emily Clark Fourth place: Olivia Guettler Fifth place: Julie Serpas Class Two First place: Katie Register with the Chipley FFA Chapter hog Second place: Desi Beman Third place: Bailey Miller Fourth place: Colby Chance Fifth place: Julie Serpas Sixth place: Eliannah Anderson Class Three First place: Matt Fisher Second place: Abigail Fisher Third place: Michael Fisher Fourth place: Paige Harrell Fifth place: Alena Blevins with the Chipley FFA Chapter hog Sixth place: Emily Anderson Seventh place: Bailey Miller Eighth place: Emily Anderson Class Four First place: Morgan Locke with the Chipley FFA Chapter hog Second place: Sarah Wilson Third place: Zac Wilson Fourth place: Abby Sapp Fifth place: Austin Sapp Class Five Fist place: Desi Beman Second place: Brooklyn Hayes Third place: Eliannah Anderson Fourth place: Cole Dillard Wednesday, FEBRUARY 29 2012 Washington, Holmes at a glance INDEX Society ................................. B2 Faith .................................... B4 Obituaries ............................ B5 Classi eds ............................ B6 Washington County News Holmes County Times-Advertiser B PAGE 1 Section Livestock results Photos By CATHRINE LAMB | The News Steer Show Reserve Grand Champion was Cheyanna Crawford with the Chipley FFA Chapter steer. The Washington County 4-H Youth Fair Grand Champion in the heifer competition was Michael Fisher. At right, the Washington County 4-H Youth Fair Reserve Grand Champion in the heifer competition was John Michael Walsingham. Students from Chipley Head Start visit the Washington County 4-H Youth Fair on Friday. The Youth Fair was this past weekend. Dozens of local FFA and 4-H students participated in the event. See LIVESTOCK B2 Washington County Health Department to hold Blood Drive CHIPLEY The Washington County Health Department will have a blood drive from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. today at the health department building at 1338 South Blvd. in Chipley. Reception to be at Laurden-Davis Art Gallery BONIFAY An Art Exhibit Reception for Dawn Barone, Pam Alford and Laurie Tinsley will be at 7 p.m. Thursday at Laurden-Davis Art Gallery at 110 W. Pennsylvania Ave. Snacks and refreshments will be served, and the show is open to the public. There is no admission fee. The artwork will be on display until April 2. Group art classes will begin in April and continue through May. The one-on-one art classes are ongoing. Sign up early. The Bonifay Guild for the Arts Inc. yearbook is almost ready. Once the book is on the shelf, it will be announced through the Holmes County TimesAdvertiser. Holmes Valley Heritage Day VERNON The 8th Annual Holmes Valley Heritage Day will be Saturday at 3901 Wilderness Road in Vernon. The gates open at 8 a.m. until the last pull. The antique tractors begin with races at 9:30 a.m., followed by the pulls of the 2,500-pound to 10,500-pound divisions at 10 a.m. There will be a 1912 Case steam traction engine on site. At 11:30 a.m., there will be a childrens pedal tractor pull, the parade of tractors at noon and the ladies skillet throw at 12:30 p.m. Admission is $5 for adults. Children 12 and under are free. Exhibits, merchandise, and food vendors will all be available. For more info or to be a vendor, call Sandra Cook at 850-535-2426.

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Derrell and Joyce Patterson celebrated their 50th golden wedding anniversary on Feb. 11 at Baileys Restaurant in Chipley. After six months of dating, Joyce, at the ripe old age of 15, and Derrel, at 18, married on Feb. 9, 1962, and have lived in Washington County for all but nine months of 1963, in which they lived in Lake Placid. Joyce was raised in South Alabama, the daughter of a sharecropper from Faydette, and Derrell also was the son of a sharecropper from Poplar Springs. A party in their honor was attended by many of their family and friends. Derrell and Joyce have two children, two daughters-in-law, 10 grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Class Six First place: Sarah Wilson Second place: Isaac Guettler Third place: Jacob Wilson After the sixth class left the show ring, the rstplace winners from each class were called back into the ring so the Grand and Reserve Grand Champion could be chosen. Desi Beman from Class Five was named Grand Champion. When the Grand Champion was chosen they called into the ring the second place hog from Class Five shown by Brooklyn Hayes. Brooklyn was chosen as Reserve Grand Champion. On Saturday morning, the cattle portion of the Youth Fair took place at 9 a.m. The show started with Showmanship. Showmanship winners were as follows: Cole Dillard won Junior Showmanship. Colby Clark won Intermediate Showmanship. Michael Fisher won Senior Showmanship. After the Showmanship classes there was a veminute break before the heifer show for the children to get ready. There were ve classes of heifers. The results were as follows: Class One First place: Michael Fisher Second place: Matt Fisher Third place: Cole Dillard Class Two First place: Colby Clark Second place: Michael Fisher Third place: Matt Fisher Class Three First place: Emilee Crawford Second place: Robert Patterson with the Chipley FFA Chapter heifer Class Four First place: John Michael Walsingham Second place: Walker Crawford Both of the heifers in this class had a calf by their side Class Five First place: Carol Boswell A fter the show, the rst place heifers from each class were called back in to the ring for the Grand and Reserve Grand Champion to be chosen. Grand Champion was Michael Fisher from Class One. The judge then called back Matt Fisher, the second-place winner from Class One back into the ring for Reserve Grand Champion to be chosen. Reserve Grand Champion went to John Michael Walsingham from Class Four. The Steer Show started immediately after the heifer show. There were four classes of steers. The results of the Steer Show are as follows: Class One First place: Olivia Guettler Second place: Matt Fisher Third place: Kyle Beman Class Two First place: Isaac Guettler Second place: Michael Fisher Third place: Walker Crawford Class Three First place: Taylor Birge Second place: Case Birge Third place: Tyler Imke Class Four First place: Cheyanna Crawford with the Chipley FFA Chapter steer Second place: Emilee Crawford Third place: Cara Grif n The Steer Show ended with the rst place steers being called back in to the ring for the Grand and Reserve Grand Champion to be chosen. Grand Champion was Taylor Birge. The second-place steer from Class Three, shown by Case Birge, was then called back into the ring. Reserve Grand Champion was Cheyanna Crawford with the Chipley FFA Chapter steer. The Judge for the Livestock Shows this past weekend was Ethan Lake from Auburn University. The weekend ended with an auction. The steers and the swine are a one-year project for the kids and must be sold at the end of the show season, which happened to be at the Youth Fair. The Grand Champion hog shown by Desi Beman brought $1.35 a pound. The Reserve Grand Champion hog shown by Brooklyn Hayes brought $2 a pound. The Grand Champion steer shown by Taylor Birge brought $2.60 per pound and $1.25 per pound on resale. The Reserve Grand Champion steer shown by Cheyanna Crawford (Chipley FFA Chapter steer) brought $1.35 per pound. There also were some baked goods auctioned off. All of the proceeds from the baked goods auction went to the Washington County Youth Fair. The baked good auction brought in $350 for the Youth Fair. Award that were given before the auction were: Average Daily Gain for a Steer Award went to Taylor Birge. Triple A Award was given by Tim Adkinsons family was awarded to Taylor Birge, Bailey Miller, and Julie Serpas. All of the Showmanship Winners will receive a Warrior Hoodie donated by Trawick Construction Company. Society B2 | Washington County News Wednesday, February 29, 2012 Name_____________________________________________ Address___________________________________________ City_________________ State______ Zip_______________ Daytime Phone_____________________________________ Make checks payable to The News Herald Send order form with payment and a self-addressed, stamped envelope to: Taste of Home Cooking School c/o The News Herald P.O. Box 1940, Panama City, FL 32402 # of Tickets Price Per Advance Ticket* Total Amount Make checks Join Us For The Fun of Free complimentary gift bag valued At $50 filled with coupons, promotional items, & a copy of the Taste of Home Cooking School magazine Watch the culinary specialist prepare scrumptious entrees and desserts right before your very eyes, and win a chance to take home one of these delicious dishes. Visit vendor booths before the show; including food samplings and a pre-tasting wine booth with National Sponsor, Gallo Wine. Grand prizes to include a microwave donated by Sears and other great prizes! Register to win door prizes from restaurants and other vendors throughout this fun-filled 2-hour event. CATHRINE LAMB | Extra Steer Show Grand Champion was Taylor Birge. LIVESTOCK from page B1 Rousseau chosen to attend journalism conference Special To Extra Jonathan Rousseau of Bonifay, a student at Chipley High School, has been nominated to represent Florida as a National Youth Correspondent to the 2012 Washington Journalism and Media Conference at George Mason University. Rousseau has been awarded the opportunity to join a select group of 250 students from across the country to participate in an intensive week-long study of journalism and media. Rousseau was chosen based on academic accomplishments and a demonstrated interest and excellence in journalism and media studies. National Youth Correspondents participate in hands-on, experiential learning through decision-making simulations that challenge them to solve problems and explore the creative, practical, and ethical tensions inherent in journalism and media. The experiential portion of the program is complemented by speakers who are wellknown leaders in the media community. Presenters include prominent journalists, CEOs of major media outlets, researchers and recent college graduates successfully entering the eld. Last years conference included Hoda Kotb, Chuck Todd, Ann Kornblut and Jessica Yellin. With distinguished faculty, guest speakers, and direct access to elite D.C. practitioners, the Washington Journalism and Media conference offers aspiring journalists an unparalleled experience. The weeklong program, held at George Mason Universitys state-of-the-art campus, encourages and inspires young leaders from across the country who desire a unique experience focused on successful careers in this dynamic industry. SPECIAL TO EXTRA Derrell and Joyce in Feb. 2012 Pattersons celebrate 50th wedding anniversary Derrell and Joyce in March 1963

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Wednesday, February 29, 2012 Washington County News | Holmes County Times-Advertiser | B3 (Newspaper logo here) www.parade.com this INSIDE School NewsSPECIAL TO E X T RA Some 145 students from 13 area high schools recently competed in Chipola Colleges 22nd annual Throssell Literature/Language Festival. Speech award winners were, from left: rst place, Tatum Skipper of Malone High School; second place, Devan Roulhac of Blountstown High School; third place, Lindsey Locke of Sneads High School; honorable mentions, Nick Porter of Chipley HS and Sierra Finch of Poplar Springs High School.SPECIAL T O E X T RA Chipola Colleges 22nd annual Throssell Literature/Language Festival Grammar contest winners are, from left: rst place, Cheyenne Raines of Marianna High School; second place, Caitlyn Stewart of Blountstown High School; third place, Trent Smith of Blountstown High School; honorable mentions, Dan Wells of Poplar Springs High School and Allison Armstrong of Bethlehem High School.SPECIAL TO E X T RA Jeremy Bailey of Holmes County High School took rst place in oral interpretation at Chipola Colleges 22nd annual Throssell Literature/Language Festival. Dr. Sarah Clemmons presented Bailey his award.SPECIAL TO E X T RA Writing award winners at Chipola Colleges 22nd annual Throssell Literature/Language Festival are, from left, rst place, Ashley Carr of Sneads High School; second place, Hadley Battles of Poplar Springs High School; third place, Trent Smith of Blountstown High School; honorable mentions, Kyndall Whitson of Chipley High School and Randolph McKinnie of Graceville High School. FESTIVAL SPEECH AWARD WINNERS FESTIVAL GRAMMAR CONTEST WINNERS ORAL INTERPRET A TION WINNERS WRITING AWARD WINNERS Special To The Times-AdvertiserB ONIFA Y The Bonifay Pageant Committee will sponsor their annual pag eant on April 14th at the HCHS auditorium. The pageant will include three divisions.: Little Miss Bonifay rst graders only; Junior Miss Bonifay 8th, 9th, and 10th graders; Miss Bonifay girls ages 17-21; A pageant meeting will be held at 5:30 p.m. on March 13 at the HCHS Li brary. Light refreshments will be served. The deadline to enter the pageant is March 20. Additional information packets are available at Bonifay Elementary, Boni fay Middle, and Holmes County High School. BONIFA Y PAGEANT MEETING By John Christoffersen The Associated Press LED Y ARD C onn. When the rst of two massive ca sinos opened in a remote corner of Connecticut two decades ago, some ofcials and residents feared the gambling centers would lead to organized crime, prostitution, drunken driv ing and other crime. But the crime rate since Foxwoods Resort Casino and Mohegan Sun opened has fallen in the nearby municipalities compared to the years before the ca sinos opened mirroring a drop in crime nationwide. Crime did not decline in some towns near the casi nos as much as it fell state wide, but local ofcials ac knowledge the worst fears never materialized. Id say those fears have not come to pass, said Montville Mayor Ron McDaniel. The crimes studied in clude murder, rape, rob bery, assault, burglary and thefts. Mohegan Sun opened in 1996; Foxwoods in 1992. Montville has averaged 13 crimes per 1,000 resi dents annually since 1996, when both casinos were open, through 2009 down 35 percent from the 19 crimes per 1,000 residents logged in the seven years before either casino was opened, 1985-1991. Montvilles post-casino decline is slightly less than the statewide average de cline of 36 percent, com pared to the seven years before the casinos arrived. Ledyard experienced a 25 percent decline com pared to the period before the casinos. Crime fell 19 percent in the nearby city of Nor wich, 33 percent in Preston and 24 percent in North Stonington. Then-Gov. Lowell Weicker warned in 1991 that Foxwoods would lead to organized crime, prosti tution, drunken driving and other crime. But records show pros titution arrests are rare in the casinos and host towns and there is little evidence of mob activity. We havent experi enced that type of criminal behavior, said Lt. J. Paul Vance, a spokesman for Connecticut State Police, which has policed the ca sinos since they opened. Organized crime, he said, really has not crossed our radar. As for Weickers prosti tution prediction, Mohegan Sun had no prostitution arrests inside the casino from 2003 to 2008, the last year for which statistics were available. Foxwoods had two arrests. Montville and Ledyard, the towns that host the casinos, had none. Drunken driving ar rests are down in Norwich, an average of 208 from 1985 until 1991, the year before Foxwoods opened. From 1992 through 2009, Norwich averaged 163 drunken driv ing arrests. Disorderly conduct ar rests are also down in Nor wich, from an annual aver age of 767 in the pre-casino years to 354 arrests annu ally since the casinos. The two casinos attract tens of thousands of visitors daily and rank among the biggest in North America with about 18,000 employ ees combined. Mohegan Sun posted $719 million in slot-machine revenue in the last scal year, com pared with $650 million for Foxwoods. Thefts did rise substan tially after Foxwoods Re sort Casino opened. Larce nies account for most of the crimes that occur in both casinos. Around Connecticut, embezzlements have more than tripled, a trend some blame on gambling debts. The state has averaged 158 embezzlements annually since the casinos opened, more than triple the aver age of 49 before casinos. Crime has fallen dra matically nationwide, starting around 1992, but experts have yet to show why, said David Kennedy, who directs the Center on Crime Prevention and Control at John Jay Col lege in New York. He said the variables that can af fect crime rates include everything, including the economy, policing, guns, drug epidemics and the quality of education. Studies have reached different conclusions on whether casinos cause more crime. Crime fell around Conn. casino Crossword PUZZLESOLUTION ON PAGE B5

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FAITH B Section www.bonifaynow.com | www.chipleypaper.com As I was traveling through south Georgia this week, as all of us do when we travel, I saw the same things that have been on the side of the road every time Ive traveled. But then I saw something different, even though it wasnt different. As the old saying goes, we often miss the trees for the forest. or something like that. Well there they were, those large pecan orchards, which Ive seen many times. This time as it should be in the winter, there were no leaves on the trees. They were completely barren, or naked as some might call it, because the frame of the trees were totally exposed. As I looked out across the orchard it was very evident that the farmers have been precise in their planting. Every tree had the same distance on each side of it from the other trees and all of them looked as if they were the same size. Actually, as I looked across the massive eld I sort of got bored as it seemed that all the trees were identical for miles and miles. Then something happened, I began to let my vision focus in on a smaller cluster of trees. That is when I began to see each tree for what it was, though at a distance and a quick glance they all looked just alike. As I focused on one tree and then another I noticed just the opposite of my rst conclusion, in that I now noticed that each tree was very different from the one standing next to it and even all those around were very different. Then as I broadened my view to where I once was, I noticed that they were not all alike but each one very different from all the others in the grove. Some had missing branches some were missing because they had been pruned by the farmer, others because a storm had taken its toll on the tree, and drought and weather conditions had formed the direction in which their branches turned. As I traveled and passed by more and more of these great orchards I began to see an awesome picture of what it is to stand together as we grow. That as these trees stand together in the groves they are a picture of strength, of uniformity. But as I looked at each tree individually, I saw the scars of the storms and the pruning of the farmer which made each tree a magni cent symbol of strength and character which would make it a great bearer of fruit in the coming Spring. These trees reminded me how important it is that we as disciples of Christ, created in the image of God, may have individual scars and character in our life because of where were from and the community in which we grew up or the school we attended. Yes, individually we are an awesome picture of the creative wisdom of God our creator, but when we stand together in the strength and the power of His might and love, there is not a greater picture in this world of the immeasurable, indescribable power, love and wisdom of God that cannot be mistaken for anything else. That is why God gave us the wonderful analogy of the body of Christ in 1 Corinthians 12:12-27 which says For as the body is one and has many members, but all the members of that one body, being many, are one body, so also is Christ. For by one Spirit we were all baptized into one body ... whether Jews or Greeks, whether slaves or free ... and have all been made to drink into one Spirit. For in fact the body is not one member but many. If the foot should say, Because I am not a hand, I am not of the body, is it therefore not of the body? And if the ear should say, Because I am not an eye, I am not of the body, is it therefore not of the body? If the whole body were an eye, where would be the hearing? If the whole were hearing, where would be the smelling? But now God has set the members, each one of them, in the body just as He pleased. And if they were all one member, where would the body be? But now indeed there are many members, yet one body. ... And if one member suffers, all the members suffer with it; or if one member is honored, all the members rejoice with it. Now you are the body of Christ, and members individually ( NKJV ). It is time the body of Christ (His Church) unite and be a great light to a dark and dying world, and become salt in this world that others will thirst for Christ (Matthew 5:13-16). Because we have in our possession the only source of absolute Truth, The Holy Bible. Tim Hall is senior pastor of Gully Springs Baptist Church and author of Church Go To Hell! Please? He may be contacted at Gully Springs Baptist Church, P.O. Box 745, 2824 Hwy. 90, West Bonifay, FL 32425, call 850-547-3920 or by email at www.timhall_2000@ yahoo.com. His website is timothyjhall.org. Hwy. 77 S, Chipley 638-4097 Hwy. 79 S., Bonifay 547-9688 Stephen B. Register, CPA 1552 Brickyard Road Chipley, FL 638-4251 BROWN FUNERAL HOME 1068 Main Street, Chipley 638-4010 Washington County News Holmes County Times-Advertiser 1364 N. Railroad, Chipley 638-0212 112 E. Virginia, Bonifay 547-9414 But when the holy Spirit comes upon you, you will be lled with power, and you will be my witnesses... Good News Bible Acts 1:8 Place your message here for only $8.00 per week. First Baptist Church come as you are Mike Orr, Pastor 1300 South Blvd. PO Box 643 Chipley, Florida (850) 638-1830 Place your message here for only $8.00 per week. This Message Courtesy of Dear friends, since God so loved us, we also ought to love one another. No one has ever seen God; but if we love one another, God lives in us and His love is made complete in us. 1 John 4: 11-12 The Word Is Love I saw a bumper sticker recently which said The school is life. The lesson is love. Life is indeed a school, and it doesnt have to be the school of hard knocks, as some would have it. Far better that life be a school where loving kindness and compassion are the constant les son. Again and again throughout the Bible the centrality of love is preached. Consider 1 John 4:8, where we are told that Whoever does not love does not know God, because God is love. The Bible is an epic saga of Gods love for humanity (and the rest of creation) despite mans tendency to turn away from God and not appreciate the wondrous bounty of Gods love. Perhaps we should consider how we might live a life devoted to love, and how our thoughts, love always and unconditionally. Wednesday, February 29, 2012 Page 4 By Rev. James L. Snyder Whenever somebody mentions the word free in my presence my right eye turns a vivid jaundice. It is not that I have anything against the word free; just the person who is trying to use it to gain some kind of an advantage over me. I know anybody employing this mono-verbiage, is hiding some very long strings. My father taught me a long time ago that there are no free lunches. Occasionally somebody will advertise a free lunch and I go and nd out the lunch is free but they are going to charge you to get out of that restaurant. In the end, it would have been cheaper to buy my own lunch. My philosophy is simply this; if I cannot afford it, I do not want it. In my vast experience down through the years, I have discovered that I cannot afford free. And I think I know why, my understanding of the word free and the person employing that word is not the same. When I use the word free, I am insinuating that there is absolutely no cost associated with this product whatsoever. When others use the word free, they often are insinuating that I am just a free market for them to take advantage of in the neighborhood of my money. Unfortunately, I do not live in that neighborhood anymore. I especially do not accept any free offers via the telephone. If someone has something to give me for nothing, let him come to my door, hand it to me, shake my hand and get out of Dodge. To me, thats what free is all about. Just the other day I received one of those telephone calls. I must confess that I was in a rather curmudgeon attitude and was just looking around for someone on which to spit my scorn. Then the telephone rang. When I answered the phone, it turned out to be someone offering me, absolutely free, with no cost to me absolutely, a free crime prevention program for my blessed domicile. No thank you, sir, I said as politely as I could. Im not really interested. I assure you I have no Ph.D or D.D. attached to my name whatsoever and yet as simple as I am, I understood what the phrase Im not really interested was all about. Not so my affable telephone caller. But I assure you, sir, that this program is absolutely free to you. Its our way to say thank you to some of our customers. He rattled on as though we were having only a oneway conversation. If this is going to be a one-way conversation, who will take up the offering? I think I know. After ve long minutes of him telling me how important it was for me to have security in my home and how his product was absolutely free to me, I nally got a word in edgewise. But I have my own security system, thank you. There is a slight pause and then he said, What is your home security system, if I may ask? All right. I will confess right now that I had a wee bit of naughtiness on my mind, but in my own defense the telephone caller opened the door. I always believe where there is an open door somebody ought to step in. My home security system is called, Napoleontwo-Claws, and furthermore Im quite satis ed with it. There was another pause on the other end of the phone and I heard someone clear their throat and then ask, Ive never heard of that program. What is Napoleon-two-Claws? You know what it is like when you are trying not to laugh and it is about all you can do not to laugh? For a brief moment, I felt a little bit guilty but then I remembered who was on the other end of the phone. Somebody that was trying to con me with some kind of free thingamajig. The Napoleon-twoClaws home security program that I have in my house is my cat. I call him Napoleon because he walks around with his right paw stuck in his coat between two buttons. There was an extended pause on the other end of the phone and nally he said, What would you do, sir, if someone broke into your house? Id send owers to the funeral. The funeral? Whos funeral? Why, the funeral of the guy who tried to break into my house while Napoleontwo-Claws was on duty. The rst moment an intruder would enter into my home, good old Napoleon would claw that sorry person to death. Then feeling good about my momentum at this point I continued, I live there and I have a hard time getting in my house without being clawed to death by Napoleon. And I feed the cat. My cat is the meanest, grumpiest, most cantankerous animal on Gods green earth. If anybody, and I mean anybody, can get past Napoleon they can have anything in my house. Absolutely free. At that moment, I heard a distinctive click and I realized our conversation was over. I guess whatever he had that was free did not measure up to good old Napoleon-two-Claws. The only one I trust to give me something is God. Come unto me, all ye that labour and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest (Matthew 11:28). What Jesus gives is absolutely free. The Rev. James L. Snyder is pastor of the Family of God Fellowship, PO Box 831313, Ocala, FL 34483. He lives with his wife, Martha, in Silver Springs Shores. Call him at 352-687-4240 or email jamessnyder2@att.net. The church web site is www. whatafellowship.com. Ethan Shirah a fourth-grader at Grace and Glory Christian School, in Chipley, wrote the following letter to God after viewing the movie Letters to God. Ethan will be 10 years old on June 26. To: God, I Love God. Because why he is awsome, because he is mighty and one day I will see him and he is my God. God made People and us and made plants and animals like lions. Jesus forgives our sins. Jesus dad is Joseph and his mom is Mary. Jesus is so strong. Jesus can heal kids. My brother died and is in heaven. Jesus, pray for my mom and Zach. Jesus, pray for everyone. Pray for me God. for give me for my sins. I obey God all the time. Pray for my dad and step-mom. I always pray all the time and at nite to Jesus. God made fruit all the time. God made the sun and stars and water. Jesus takes care of me. Jesus always watch me. Jesus watch me when I do bad things. From: Ethan Shirah Outdoor Movie Planned At FBC First Free Will Baptist Church of Chipley will be featuring an Outdoor Movie on Saturday at 6 p.m. Free admission, and free food. Bring your lawn chairs and enjoy the movie Courageous with your family. Gully Springs Strawberry Sale BONIFAY The youth at Gully Springs Baptist Church in Bonifay have begun their annual Strawberry sale. This is a fundraiser to help our youth go on their summer trip. The strawberries, as last year are only $16 a at (12 pints) or $8 a half at. They will be picked in Plant City Florida on Thursday and delivered to you on Friday. How many do you want? Please call the of ce at 547-3920 to get your order processed. Saint Agathas Episcopal Church Breakfast DEFUNIAK SPRINGS Saint Agathas Episcopal Church will be having Breakfast in the Parish Hall, from 7-11 a.m., Saturday, April 7, and May 5, Breakfast will include eggs to order, grits, home fries, pancakes, bacon, sausage, toast, sausage gravy on biscuits or toast, juice, milk, coffee, there will also be healthy choice items. Adult plates will be $4.50 and children 10 and under are $2.50 The Parish Hall is at 150 Circle Drive in DeFuniak Springs. Just because its free doesnt mean its free FROM THE HEART Tim Hall Faith BRIEFS A letter to God Passing by pecan grove teaches important lesson

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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 Virginia Grif n, 93, went home to be with the lord Saturday, Feb. 18, 2012. Ms. Grif n was born June 2, 1918, to the late Henry and Adline Kowitz. She was a lifelong resident of Chipley and worked as a self-employed farmer. Ms. Virginia was a member of the First Free Will Baptist Church of Chipley, the Eastern Star for over 50 years and also the Ladies Auxiliary D.A.V. She loved shing, bingo and playing cards. Ms. Grif n is preceded in death by her husband, Andrew Lee Grif n. Survivors include two daughters, Cheryl Quick and Carmen Adams, of Chipley; six grandchildren, Flint Adams, Travis Mask, Rita Sweat, Jena Warren, and Crystal Tibi; and numerous great and greatgreat grandchildren. Services were 2 p.m., Tuesday, Feb. 21, at Brown Funeral Home Brickyard Road Chapel, with the Rev. Ben Hull of ciating. Interment followed at Glenwood Cemetery with Brown Funeral Home directing. Visitation was from 6 to 8 p.m., Monday, Feb. 20, at Brown Funeral Home Brickyard Road Chapel. Friends and family may sign the online register at www.brownfh.net. Virginia Grif n Martha Deloris Elmore, 67, of Bonifay, passed away Saturday, Feb. 18, 2012, at her residence following an extended illness. Ms. Deloris was born in Holmes County, Fla., Feb. 19, 1944, to the late Sam and Florine Ham Ard. A graduate of Poplar Springs High School Class of 1961, she retired as an Administrative Secretary in Ft. Rucker and was a member of the First Baptist Church in Bonifay. She is survived by her beloved daughters Marcy Dixon and husband, Eddie, Bonifay, Kelley Sawyer and husband, Sean, Athens, Ala.; and two grandchildren, Eli Dixon and Jordan Dixon. A heart felt thank you to all our family and friends for all the support you have shown to us with your love, prayers, calls, food, thoughts and prayers, not only today but the last several years. A memorial service was 6 p.m., Tuesday, Feb. 21, at the Chapel of James & Lipford Funeral Home, with the Rev. James Sapp of ciating. Family received friends 5 p.m. Tuesday until the time of service. Expressions of sympathy can be made online at www.jamesandlipford.com. Martha D. Elmore Mr. William Andrew Andy Treadwell, 60, of Bonifay, passed away Feb. 22, 2012, at Flowers Hospital in Dothan, Ala. He was born Dec. 24, 1951, in Bonifay. He is preceded in death by his father, Franklin Eugene Treadwell. Mr. Treadwell is survived by his mother, Rebecca Lucas; two sons, Ryan Roser and Lucas Treadwell and wife, Kasey; two daughters, Kristen Nelson and husband, Kalvin, and Lacey Russ; two brothers, Frank Treadwell Jr. and Kenny Treadwell; two sisters, Susan Pittman and Karen Slay; eight grandchildren; several nieces and nephews; and special friend, Sharon Edelstein. Funeral services were 2 p.m. Feb. 24, at Union Hill Baptist Church, with the Rev. Jerrod Jenkins of ciating. Interment followed in the Union Hill Church Cemetery with Peel Funeral Home of Bonifay directing. Family received friends Thursday from 5-7 p.m., at Peel Funeral Home. William A. Treadwell Mrs. Lilly Corrine Miller, 77, of Niceville, passed away Feb. 20, 2012. She was born in Ponce de Leon, to Dudley and Loca Bowden Cassiday. Mrs. Miller was a lifelong resident of Ponce de Leon. She was Baptist by faith. She worked at Opp Cotton Mill and Kinston Sewing Factory for many years. She graduated from St. Augustine School for the Deaf in 1955. She enjoyed arts and crafts and watching Soap Operas. She loved bowling with her husband and the Deaf Club. Mrs. Miller is preceded in death by her father and mother; her husband, Grafton Miller; one son, Rocky Mike Miller; three brothers, Wilmer Cassiday, Douglas Cassiday and Roy Cassiday; and two sisters, Joyce Weimorts and Shirley Reynolds. Mrs. Miller is survived by her daughter, JoAnn Miller Woodard and husband, Phillip, of Choctaw Beach; three grandchildren, Layla Smith and husband, Scott, Michael Shaner and Sam Rollins; and three great-grandchildren, Jarrid Shaner, Ethan Grafton Shaner and Kiefer Shannon Smith. A time of visitation was held from 1-2 p.m., Sunday, Feb. 26, at Clary-Glenn Freeport Chapel Funeral Home; 150 E. Highway 20, Freeport, FL 32439. Funeral services were 2 p.m., Sunday, Feb. 26, at Clary-Glenn Freeport Chapel Funeral Home, with the Rev. Joel Glenn of ciating. Burial followed in the New Ponce de Leon Cemetery. You may go online to view obituaries, offer condolences and sign the guest book at www. clary-glenn.com. ClaryGlenn Freeport Chapel Funeral Home is entrusted with arrangements. Lily C. Miller James Robert Baxter, 88, passed from this life Saturday, Feb. 18, 2012, at his home. He was born March 29, 1923, in Malone, to Addis Lee and Lola Talley Baxter. He lived most of his life in Malone until 1974, when he moved to Chipley. Mr. Baxter was a well known auto mechanic and he served in the Navy during World War II. He served as constable of Malone for years, was a member of the American Legion and worked as an Aux of cer with the Highway Patrol and the Jackson County Sheriffs Department for many years. He worked at Washington County Sheriffs Department and was the Chief of Police for Chipley Police Department. He was a member of the Grace Assembly of God Church of Chipley. Mr. Baxter is preceded in death by his parents, Addis and Lola Baxter of Malone; brother, Hubert Baxter of Brookville; and sister, Annie Doris Baxter of Malone. He is survived by his loving family, wife, Sarah Baxter of Chipley; two sons, Rodney Baxter and wife, Sam, of Malone, and Charles Ray Baxter of Sneads; three daughters, Bevlyn Baxter and Sue McMillan of Malone, and Wendy Ammons and husband, Brian, of Ponce de Leon; 12 grandchildren, 16 great-grandchildren, one great-greatgranddaughter and four step-grandchildren; a lot of nieces and nephews and a host of close friends. Flowers will be accepted and donations can be made to Covent Hospice and the Grace Assembly of God Church. James R. Baxter H. Doyle (Pott) NeSmith, 80, of Chattahoochee, died Feb. 20, 2012. Funeral services were Feb. 24. Burial was at Sycamore Cemetery, Sycamore. H.D. NeSmith Leland Charles Thomas, 79, died Feb.17, 2012. Funeral services were Feb. 24 at First United Methodist Church in Marianna. Burial was in Riverside Cemetery with full military honors. James & Sikes Funeral Home Maddox Chapel directed. Leland C. Thomas Hodges R. Martin Sr., of Marianna, died Feb. 16, 2012. A memorial service was Feb. 19. Interment was a private service for family at New Salem Baptist Cemetery. Hodges R. Martin Sr. Mr. Thomas Henry Wojcik, 65, of Houston, Texas, passed away Feb. 20, 2012, in Bonifay. He was born Nov. 4, 1946, in St. Paul, Minn. He is preceded in death by his mother, Marciel Rose Mondor Wojcik. Mr. Wojcik is survived by his wife, Dianne Steverson-Wojcik, of Houston, Texas; his father, Henry Louis Wojcik, of Poincianna and Houston, Texas; son, Chad Ling and wife, Sandra, of Roseville, Minn.; and grandchildren, Jackson, Carter and Riley; son, Bryan Mickle and wife, Paula, of Houston, Texas; and grandchildren, Jessica, Johnathon, Jordanne and Joshua; daughter, Danielle Herbst and husband, Mike, of White Bear Lake, Minn.; and grandchildren, Johnathen, and Allyshea; daughter, Michielle Goetsch and husband, Bruce, of St. Paul, Minn.; and grandchildren, Kayla and Lindsey; two brothers, Tim Wojcik and wife, Sandy, of Magnolia, Texas and Joe Wojcik and wife, Chris, of Magnolia, Texas; two sisters, Sharon McLafferty and husband, Tim, of Poinciana, and Janice Durand and husband, Mike, of Monticello, Minn.; numerous nieces and nephews; best friends, Jimmie Ray Brown of Houston, Texas, and Heath Wilson of Ore City, Texas. Funeral services were 2 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 25, at Little Rock Assembly of God Church, with the Rev. Ike Steverson of ciating. Interment followed in the Little Rock Assembly of God Church Cemetery with Peel Funeral Home of Bonifay directing. Family received friends Feb. 24 from 5-7 p.m. at Peel Funeral Home. Thomas H. Wojcik Billy Wayne Donaldson, 44, of Ponce de Leon, passed away Thursday, Feb. 23, 2012. He was born June 7, 1967, in Alabama. He is preceded in death by his mother, Elaine Donaldson; one brother, Lonnie Ray Donaldson; and brother-in-law, Earl Nowling. Billy Wayne is survived by two daughters, Angileigh and Madison Donaldson; two sons, Caleb and Ethan Donaldson; one step-daughter, Kristine Campbell of Ponce de Leon; his father, Eskle Donaldson of Ponce de Leon; ve sisters, Faye Stuck and husband, Tim, of DeFuniak Springs, Janice Nowling of DeFuniak Springs, Teresa Richard and husband, Marty, of Wellington, Phyllis Coatney of Vernon, and Becky Neal and husband, Pat, of Milton; four brothers, Johnnie Earl Donaldson of DeFuniak Springs, Travis Donaldson of N.C., Terry Donaldson of Houston, Texas, and Shawn Donaldson and wife, Heather, of DeFuniak Springs; mother of his children, Madison and Ethan, Becky Campbell and mother of Angileigh and Caleb, Bridgett Ward; numerous nieces, nephews, and great-nieces and nephews. A time of visitation was Monday, Feb. 27, at Davis-Watkins Funeral Home, 1474 Highway 83 N., DeFuniak Springs, FL 32433, from 6-8 p.m. Funeral services were held Tuesday, Feb. 28, at Northside Baptist Church in Ponce de Leon beginning at 2 p.m. with Pastor Kenneth Harrison of ciating. Committal services followed at New Ponce de Leon Cemetery. Flowers are being accepted. Memories and condolences may be shared with the family at www.daviswatkins. com. Arrangements and services are under the direction of Davis-Watkins Funeral Home. Billy W. Donaldson Ms. Georganne Patricia Bush, 65, of Bonifay, died on Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2012, at Decedents Residence in Bonifay. He was born May 13, 1946, in New York. Ms. Bush is preceded in death by her parents, George Ermett and the late Ruth Myers Ermett; and one sister, Dotsy Ermett. Surviving are sons, Robert Vermillion of Bonifay, and William Vermillion and wife, Jennifer, of San Diego, Calif.; daughters, Tina Thomas and husband, Keith, of Bonifay, Lori English and husband, Gary, of Bonifay, and Leighann Grinde and husband, Brian, of Bonifay; sister, Marian Fava of New York; Eleven grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. A Memorial service was 10 a.m. Friday, Feb. 24, at Sims Funeral Home Chapel, with the Rev. James Bush of ciating. Sims Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Georganne P. Bush Virginia Lois TarverEck, 68, of Bonifay, died Feb. 18, 2012. Memorialization was by cremation with Sims Funeral Home in charge of arrangements. Virginia L. Tarver-Eck Mr. Charles Horace Bush, 82, of Bonifay, died Thursday, Feb. 23, 2012, at Bay Medical Center in Panama City. Born Sunday, Oct. 20, 1929, in Bonifay, he was the son of the late Augustus Bush and Addie Dyson Bush. Surviving are sons, Donald Bush, of Bonifay, Richard Bush, of Rock Hill, S.C., and Thomas Bush; daughters, Mary Wickson, of Charlotte, N.C., and Jean Trejo, of Pingree Grove, Ill.; brothers, Alfred Bush, of Pensacola, and Lyndall Bush of Hubert, N.C.; sister, Odessa White, of Bonifay; ten grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. A Funeral service was held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 25, at First United Methodist Church. Interment followed in Bonifay Cemetery, with Sims Funeral Home directing. The family received friends from 1-2 p.m. Feb. 25, at First United Methodist Church, Bonifay. Charles H. Bush See OBITUARIES B6 Wednesday, February 29, 2012 Obituaries Washington County News | Holmes County Times-Advertiser | B5 Crossword SOLUTION

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Wednesday, February 29, 2012 B6 | Holmes County Times-Advertiser | Washington County News Extra OBITUARIES from page B5 Jessica Brianne Paul, 26, of Chipley, passed away Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2012, at the Tallahassee Memorial Hospital from injuries sustained in an automobile accident. Jessica was born in Birmingham, Ala., July 1, 1985. She had lived in Chipley for the past three years. She was also the manager of Pizza Hut in Donaldsonville, Ga. Jessica was preceded in death by her daughter, Annabella Brianne Sprague, and brother, Darryl Wade England. She is survived by her mother, Diana Roys of Bonifay; father, Robert Roys of Luverne, Ala; anc, Robert Allen Sprague, of Chipley; son, Ethan Blaine Paul, of Geneva, Ala; brother, Robert Roys Jr., of Afghanistan; sister, Taryn Metheny, of Warner Robins, Ga; grandparents, Sue Bel,l of Jay, and Harmon Burttram, of Blount County, Ala.; three step-children, Robert Allen Sprague Jr., McKennah Sprague and Myah Sprague all of Chipley; and numerous cousins. Funeral services were 11 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 25, at Grace and Glory Church, with the Rev. Gene Hauser ofciating. Burial followed in Wachob Forest Lawn Cemetery with Obert Funeral Home of Chipley directing. The family received friends from 6-8 p.m. Friday, Feb. 24, at Grace and Glory Church. Jessica B. Paul Annabella Brianna Sprague went home to be with the Lord Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2012, at the Tallahassee Memorial Hospital. She was preceded in death by her mother, Jessica Brianne Paul. She is survived by her father, Robert Allen Sprague, of Chipley; two brothers, Ethan Blain Paul, of Geneva and Robert Allen Sprague Jr., of Chipley; two sisters, McKennah and Myah Sprague of Chipley; paternal grandparents, Bert Fravezzi and wife, Christine, of Chipley; and maternal grandparents, Robert Roys, of Luverne, Ala., and Diana Roys, of Bonifay; Funeral services were at 11 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 25, at Grace and Glory Church, with the Rev. Gene Hauser ofciating. Burial followed in Wachob Forest Lawn Cemetery with Obert Funeral Home of Chipley directing. Family received friends from 68 p.m. Friday Feb. 24, at Grace and Glory Church. Annabella B. Sprague Ms. Martha Florene Judah, 92 of Bonifay, went to be with the lord on Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2012 at Bonifay Nursing and Rehab Center in Bonifay. Born Sunday, Aug. 3, 1919 in Holmes County. She was a member of First Assembly of God Church. She was a wonderful wife, mother, grandmother, sister and aunt. She will be greatly missed. She was a homemaker and enjoyed cooking, spending time with family and serving people. Ms. Judah was preceded in death by her parents, Tump Wells and Jeannie Taylor Wells; husband, William Hugh Judah; a daughter, Martha Faye Scott and a daughterin-law, Lana Louise Judah; brothers, Jim Wells, T. Wells, T.I. Wells, Jay Wells, and Dink Wells; sisters, Mary Price, Tressie Birge, and Inez Morris. Surviving are son, Billy Hugh Judah of Bonifay; sister, Ruth Clemmons of Bonifay; six grandchildren, Debbie, Donna, Wanda, Brian, Kim and stepgranddaughter, Debbie; 10 great-grand children, Melissa, Candace, Justin, Jessica, Jennifer, Colin, Landon, Michelle, Erica, and Scott; seven greatgreat-grandchildren, Daylan, Maci, Hadley, Savannah, Hannah, Jillian and Kazen. A Funeral service was held at 2 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 24, 2012 at First Assembly of God Church with the Rev. Tommy Moore and the Rev. John Chance ofciating. Interment followed in Bonifay Cemetery, Bonifay. with Sims Funeral Home directing. The family received friends from 6 -8 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 23, 2012, at First Assembly of God Church, Bonifay. Martha F. Judah Billy L. Jackson, 71, of Graceville, died Feb. 22, 2012. Funeral services were Feb. 27, at East Mt. Zion United Methodist Church. Burial followed in the church cemetery with James & Lipford Funeral Home in Graceville directing. Billy L. Jackson Pauline R. Johnson, 69, of Marianna, died Feb. 22, 2012. Funeral services were Feb. 25. Burial followed in Riverside Cemetery with James and Sikes Funeral Home Maddox Chapel of Marianna directing. Pauline R. Johnson George Egbert Jenkins, 89, of Vernon, died Feb. 18, 2012. Memorialization was by cremation. Peel Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. George Egbert Jenkins Community EVENTS Washington County Health Department blood drive CHIPLEY The Washington County Health Department will be holding a Blood Drive from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. today. Reception at LaurdenDavis Art Gallery B ONIFAY An Art Exhibit Reception for Dawn Barone, Pam Alford, and Laurie Tinsley will be at LaurdenDavis Art Gallery located at 110 W. Pennsylvania Ave., at 7 p.m., March 1. Snacks and refreshments will be served and the show is open to the public. There is no admission fee, so come and join us. The artworks will be on display until April 2. Group art classes will begin in April through May 2012. The one-on-one art classes are on going. Sign up early. The Bonifay Guild for the Arts Inc. yearbook is almost ready!! Once the book is on the shelf, it will be announced through the Holmes County TimesAdvertiser. Bonifay Womans Club game nightBONIFAY The Bonifay Womans Club will be having a Game Night fundraiser from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Thursday at the home of Wilhelmina Belcer. Games will include Bridge, Bunco, Hand and Foot, Canasta, Mexican Dominoes, and others. Door prizes will be given out during the evening and refreshments will be served. Tickets for the event are $10 and can be purchased form club members. For additional information or tickets, call Jane Segrest at 547-3741 or Doris Spears at 547-2080. Wal-Mart Super Center blood drive CHIPLEY The Chipley location of Wal-Mart Super Center will be holding a Blood Drive, from noon to 5 p.m., on Friday. Miss Down Home Street Festival PageantBONIFAY Bonifays Down Home Street Festival proudly presents the third annual Miss Down Home Street Festival Pageant on Saturday at Holmes County High School. Girls divisions will be Baby Miss ages 0-1, Toddler Miss ages 2-4, Tiny Miss ages 5-6, Little Miss ages 7-9, Young Miss ages 10-12, Jr. Miss ages 13-15, and Miss ages 16-21. Boys divisions will be Baby Mr. ages 0-1, Toddler Mr. ages 2-4, and Tiny Mr. ages 5-6. Registration is closed. Go to www.bonifaystreetfestival.com for more information 8th annual Holmes V alley Heritage Day VERNON The 8th Annual Holmes Valley Heritage Day will be Saturday at 3901 Wilderness Road in Vernon. Gates open at 8 a.m. until the last pull. Antique tractor races begin at 9:30 a.m., followed by the pulls of the 2,500 pound10,500 pound divisions at 10 a.m. There will be a 1912 Case Steam Traction Engine on site. At 11:30 a.m. there will be a childrens pedal tractor pull, the parade of tractors at noon, and then the ladies skillet throw at 12:30 p.m. Admission is $5 for adults and children 12 and under are free. The garden tractor pulls will be occurring simultaneously as the antique tractor pulls. Exhibits, merchandise and food vendors will all be available to anyone who would like to attend. For further information about the show or to be a vendor, contact Sandra Cook at 850-535-2426. Washington County Correctional Institute to hold blood driveGREENHEAD The Washington County Correction Institute will hold a Blood Drive from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., on March 6. Miss Holmes County Fair PageantHOLMES COUNTY The Miss Holmes County Fair Pageant will be held on March 10 at the Holmes County Fir Building. Contestant must reside in Holmes County to be eligible. Entry fee if $45 if paid by March 1 and $60 if paid after March 1. There will be a talent portion for those wishing to enter. They will be awarded the Miss Midway Medal of Honor. Talent and song choice must be approved by March 1. Miss Holmes County Fair and her court will represent Holmes County in parades and fairs during the year. They are ambassadors for the Holmes County Fair. They will be at the fair all week handing out ribbons and awards, dressed appropriately with crown and banner. Categorys will be: Future Little Miss Holmes County Fair ages 3-4 (winner receives $50), Little Miss Holmes County Fair ages 5-6 (winner receives $50, Young Miss Holmes County Fair ages 712 (winner receives $50), Junior Miss Holmes County Fair ages 13-15 (winner receives $50) and Miss Holmes County Fair ages 16 20 (winner receives $500). For more information, contact Mrs. Kim Cullifer at 850-956-2367 or Mrs. Kim Shefeld at 547-5833. Friends of the Library Game Night CHIPLEY The Friends of the Washington County Public Library are planning a Game Night at the Library on March 15. The event will be at the Washington County Agricultural Center, 1424 Highway 90 West in Chipley. Tables will be set up for Bridge, Bunco, Canasta, Dominoes or other table games as requested. Door prizes will be given throughout the evening and refreshments will be served. Tickets are $10 and are now on sale at the library and will be available at the door the night of the event. Everyone is invited to come and enjoy the fellowship and refreshments. For more information, call Chairperson Leola Porter at 638-1703. French ReunionBO N IFAY The 25th Annual French Family Reunion will be held at the Bonifay Ag Center on Highway 90, one mile east of Bonifay, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on March 18. Come be apart of your family heritage. Many local families come from this family tree. Welcome to friends, family and all relatives to attended and be part of your history. For more information, contact, Sidney J. Johnson at 547-1048, Kathy (Barnes) Kersey at 547-3393 or Marcy (French) Smith at 547-2157.T he Hunger Games CHIPLEY You are invited to participate in The Hunger Games brought to you by the Washington County Library. Identify yourself at THE CAPITOL (WCPL Chipley Branch) to celebrate the opening of the movie. The games will be at the Washington County Public Library March 22. To register, call 638-1314. Get on Board with N orthwest Florida Community Hospital CHIPLEY Join NFCH an Get on Board and surf into giving from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. March 30. Call Heather Shelby at 415-8119. Chipley Garden Club to hold Spring Gardens and English T ea CHIPLEY The Chipley Garden Club will be holding a Spring Gardens and English Tea event starting at 9 a.m., on March 31. The garden tour will begin at 9 a.m., at Edwins Cottage Garden on 5th Street, then will move on to The Pigotts Place on Highway 90 East. Their will be English Tea at high noon, at Chipleys Downtown Farmers Market on North 7th Street. Enjoy a leisurely stroll through two totally different gardens, then relax the English way with a hot cup of tea and goodies. Be sure to visit The CGC Garden Spot before you leave us. Tickets are $10 and must be purchased in advance. Senior Group going to Savannah, Ga.WASHI N G T O N /HOLMES COU NT Y Senior Group will be going to Savannah, Ga., on April 4-7. The tour will include stops at Tybee, Jekyll and St. Simons Islands. For more information, call Merita Stanley at 850-594-9980. Washington Rehab and N ursing Center to hold open house CHIPLEY The Washington Rehab and Nursing Center will hold an open house and Hall of Fame Cafe on April 26. The open house will be from 4:306 p.m. The Hall of Fame Cafe will begin at 6 p.m. Please come out and help us celebrate our new 5 star rating. Senior Group going on Alaska CruiseWASHI N G T O N /HOLMES COU NT Y Senior Group will be going on Cruise to Alaska and a tour of the North West Land, on July 14-28. For more information, call Merita Stanley at 850-594-9980. Senior Group will be exploring the Alpine CountriesWASHI N G T O N /HOLMES COU NT Y Senior Group will be exploring the Alpine Countries of Germany, Austria, and Switzerland on Sept. 28 through Oct. 11. For more information, call Merita Stanley at 850-594-9980. Community CALENDAR Library hours Wausau Library Monday: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesday: 1-6 p.m. Wednesday: Closed Thursday: 1-6 p.m. Friday: Closed Saturday: Closed Sunday: Closed Holmes County Library (Bonifay) Monday: Closed Tuesday: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday: 8 a.m. to noon Sunday: Closed Washington County Library (Chipley) Monday: 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday: 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Wednesday: 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Thursday: 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday: Closed Sunday: Closed Vernon Library Monday: Closed Tuesday: 1-6 p.m. Wednesday: 1-6 p.m. Thursday: Closed Friday: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday: Closed Sunday: Closed Sunny Hills Library Monday: 1-6 p.m. Tuesday: Closed Wednesday: 1-6 p.m. Thursday: Closed Friday: Closed Saturday: Closed Sunday: ClosedMONDAY 10 a.m. to noon : Holmes Council on Aging provides bingo, exercise, games, activities, hot meals and socialization. 11 a.m. : Washington Council on Aging (Chipley) senior lunches; for reservations, call 638-6217. Donations accepted. 5 p.m. : Coupon clipping at the Washington County Library 6-7:30 p.m. : Salvation Army Domestic Violence and Rape Crisis Program (SADVP) hosts a domestic violence support group at the SADVP Rural Outreach ofce, 1461 S. Railroad Ave., Apartment 1, in Chipley. Call Emma or Jess at 415-5999.TUESDAY 10 a.m. to noon: Holmes Council on Aging provides hot meals and socialization. 11 a.m.: Washington Council on Aging (Chipley) senior lunches; for reservations, call 638-6217. Donations accepted. Noon: Chipley Kiwanis Club meeting. Noon: Alcoholics Anonymous open meeting, New Life Assembly Fellowship Hall, Chipley. 6 p.m.: Holmes County Commission meets second Tuesdays. 7 p.m.: Narcotics Anonymous meeting, Blessed Trinity Catholic Church on County Road 177AWEDNESDAY 10 a.m. to noon: Holmes Council on Aging provides hot meals and socialization. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.: The Vernon Historical Society Museum is open to the public from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Meetings are fourth Wednesdays at 2 p.m. 11 a.m.: Washington Council on Aging (Chipley) senior lunches; for reservations, call 638-6217. Donations accepted. 1 p.m.: Line dancing, Washington Council on Aging in Chipley. 7 p.m.: Depression and Bipolar Support Group meets at First Baptist Church educational annex building in Bonifay. Call 547-4397.THURSDAY 7:30 a.m.: Washington County Chamber of Commerce breakfast every third Thursday 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.: Money Sense at Goodwill Career Training Center; call 6380093; every third Thursday 10 a.m. to noon: Holmes Council on Aging provides hot meals and socialization. 10:30 a.m.: Chipley Library preschool story time. 11 a.m.: Washington Council on Aging (Chipley) senior lunches; for reservations, call 638-6217. Donations accepted. 11 a.m.: Care Givers Support group meets third Thursdays at the First Presbyterian Church at 4437 Clinton St., Marianna.

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Wednesday, February 29, 2012 Washington County News | B7 B B U S I N E S S USINESS G G U I D E UIDE T o P l a c e A n A d C a l l 6 3 8 0 2 1 2 o r 5 4 7 9 4 1 4 To Place An Ad Call 638-0212 or 547-9414 Advertise your business or service here for only$10.00per week8 week minimum638-0212 547-9414HastyHeating & CoolingLic. #1814468, ER0013265, RF0066690, AL 03147 Serving Washington, Holmes and Jackson Counties for 16 Years With, Friendly and Reliable Service!Service On All Brands Sales For Residential & Commercial Commercial Refrigeration & Hoods638-3611Call For Monthly Specials 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 Denton's RecyclingNEWBERRY LANE, BONIFAY, FLORIDA WE BUY ALL SCRAP METAL $$$ALUMINUM, COPPER, BRASS, IRON, STOVES, REFRIGERATORS, WASHERS, DRYERS $ TOP $ PAID FOR JUNK CARS, TRUCKS & FARM EQUIPMENT Mon.-Fri. 8 a.m.-6 p.m., Call For Sat. Hours(850) 547-4709HELP WANTEDPAINTERS NEEDEDD&G Painting & Remodeling849-7982 849-0736Dee'sCleaning Service 850-547-2543 334-400-6560 Find the right person for your job today at emeraldcoastjobs.com WANTED; Utility Trailers of any kind, in any condition. Motorcycle, boat, closed, open, flat bed, 4-wheeler, ect. Bill at 638-5050. Caryville Flea Market Produce, knives, tupelo honey, western books, games, movies, old tools, new and used items. Open Saturdays 8a.m. Commercial Tanning Bed. 32 light bed. $1500! 850-527-5250 DIABETIC TEST STRIPS NEEDEDCall Bob (850)710-0189 For Sale Wolf Sunquest Pro 16SE tanning bed. Works good has new bulbs still in box. $1200 OBO.850-263-7892 Call Sherry I will clean your house & sit with anybody that needs someone. My name is Kathy Finch and you can reach me at 850-638-8232 or 850-392-8988 anytime. Thank you! Pine Straw For Sale! 350 bells. $200/ bell. Call 850-527-7272 or more information. Wanted to Rent : Farmland for 2012 season. (850) 415-1217. Wanted to Rent; Farm land or pasture in suroundding area. 850-718-1859. LARGE ABANDONED GOODS SALE: Like a big Flea Market, but yard sale prices. Friday & Saturday March 2 & 3 8:00AM-5:00PM. Located on the bypass (Maple Avenue) Geneva, AL. Near Courthouse. Large Multi-Family Yard Sale. Sat March 3. 1 block E of hwy 77 at 2737 Jackson St in Wausau. Open House Yard Sale Feb 25-Feb 29.Lots of furniture, decorations & special pieces. 1195 Pine Bluff Dr 638-1015 Call for directions SPECIAL KIND OF GARAGE SALE! Friday & Saturday Ladies Clothes all styles, colors, & seasons. Sizes 6-10 (many with store tags still attached) Ladies Shoes All styles Sizes 5.5-7.5 Rolled Back Prices Have been Rolled Back Again! Cheap, Cheap Prices For Good Stuff! 408-A Hwy 273 (Campbellton Hwy) Chipley, FL Come Early Buy A BUNCH! Yard Sale Fund raiser for Libbie Brownsfield Smith. Indoors. 1455 Brickyard Rd. Shiners Club. March2& 3 8am-5pm. Rib plates sold on Saturday. For more info call 850-258-9804 GUN SHOWMarch 3rd and 4th Nat’l Peanut Fest. Bldg. 5622 US Hwy 231 S Dothan, Alabama OVER 275 TABLES Saturday 9-5pm Sunday 10-4pm Info: 334-279-9895 Text FL99221 to 56654 AUCTION Saturday March 17 @ 11:00 a.m. JACKSON COUNTY, MARIANNA, FL 1063+Acres CIRCLE RANCH CROPLAND & WOODS(CenterPivotPotential) SmallPond,Pastures, Great Hunting PavedRoadFrontage. SellingDivided or as a Whole ExcellentInvestmentOpportunity! BID IN PERSON LIVE OR ON THE INTERNET SIMULCAST For More InformationVisit: WWW.JDURHAMAUCTIONS.COM OrCall: 1-800-342-2666 Sale in Co-Operation with: TheHatcherAgency, Marianna, FL. 10% BUYERS PREMIUM Firewood Delivered. Cut to length. (850)547-9291. B&B Furniture 1342 North RR Avenue, Chipley. We pay cash for clean, quality furniture. and some appaliences 850-557-0211 or 850-415-6866. Ask for Pasco or Carolyn 1560 Lonnie Rd -off Hwy 77, south of Chipley. 7 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, March 3. Decluttering Sale To much stuff to live with.Everything must go. Sat 3/3 7am-2pm. 3719 PatePond Rd 2miles off 79 onright Huge Multi Family Yard Sale. Fri & Sat March 2nd & 3rd 8am-until. 1187 Clayton Rd, Chipley Furniture, Pictures, Clothes, Trinkets & Lots more! For Sale: 40hp Mahindra Tractor w/ attachments. Great Cond/ Only 360 hrs. $8000.00 also 5500 Watt Generator like new. $500.00 850-768-0135 COLOR SELLS!Get Your Classified Ad in COLOR! Call now for details and be noticed! 638-0212 or 547-9414 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. Lady seeks gentleman over 45 for companionship & possible relationship. Looks not important but needs sense of humor. Give me a call after 12 noon. (850)547-0161. 2 1/2 yr old Miniature Yorki: $75.00 to a good family. 850-773-2776 ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS SECTION 00020 TO PROVIDE-INSTALL SERVICES RELATED TO THE INSTALLATION OF 122 REPLACEMENT POLE LIGHTING FIXTURE HEADS AND PHOTO VOLTAIC TRAFFIC FLASHING BEACON LOCATED WITHIN THE CITY OF CHIPLEY, FLORIDA Project No. 1019 The City of Chipley is accepting sealed bids for the Chipley Energy Efficiency Block Grant (EECBG) Project, to be funded by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act and the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services and will be received by the City for the construction of the Project described as follows: Base Bid: The Provide-Install firm selected is to perform and /or provide the necessary resources for the purchase, permitting and installation of 122 LED lighting fixtures for the replacement of 122 High Intensity discharge lighting fixtures in the downtown business district of Chipley, Florida. The replacement to include LED Light source, replacement Acorn Style Globes and all necessary LED drivers and mounting hardware for a complete and operating fixture. LED Fixtures to be mounted on existing decorative poles. Provide Alternate#1 pricing to : Provide retrofitting of existing Flashing Traffic Beacon with Photo Voltaic to utilize solar power as shown plans and the requirements called out in the specifications. Bids shall be addressed to the City of Chipley City Clerk’s Office, 1442 Jackson Avenue, P.O. Box 1007, Chipley, Florida 32428. All bids must be received by the City of Chipley City Clerk’s Office by March 16, 2012 at 2:00p.m. All bids must be submitted in triplicate. Any bids received after the specified date and time will not be considered. The sealed bids will be publicly opened and read aloud at the City of Chipley City Hall on March 16, 2012 at 2:10p.m. Bid shall be designated as “ Sealed Bid-City of Chipley Energy Efficiency Block Grant ( EECBG) Project for Fiscal Year 2011”. The information for Bidders, Forms of Proposal, Form of Contract, Plans, Specifications, and Forms of Bid Bond, Performance and Payment Bond, and other contract documents may be examined and copies obtained at the City Hall, located at 1442 Jackson Avenue, Chipley. Florida. The copies can be obtained for $60.00 which constitutes the cost of reproduction and handling. This payment will not be refunded. The City of Chipley reserves the right to waive any informalities or to reject any or all bids. The City of Chipley is and Equal Opportunity Employer. Each Biddermustt deposit with his/her security in the amount, form and subject to the conditions provided in the Information for Bidders. Sureties used for obtaining bonds must appear as acceptable according to the Department of Treasury Circular 570. The contractor shall begin mobilization and procurement of materials within ten (10) working days of the receipt of the “ Notice to Proceed.” Attention of Bidders is particularly called to the requirements as to conditions of employment to be observed and minimum wage rates to be paid under the Contract, Section 3, Segregated Facilities, Section 109 Executive Order 11246, Buy American Provisions and all applicable laws and regulations of the Federal government and State of Florida, and bonding and insurance requirements. The City of Chipley is an Equal Opportunity Employer and reserves the right to reject any or all bids. As published in the Washington County News Feb 29, March 7, 2012 NOTICE Tri-County Community Council, Inc., Board of Directors will meet on Thursday, March 8, 2012 at 5:00P.M.; with Finance Committee meetings at 4:00 P.M., and Personnel Committee meeting at 4:15 P.M. at McClains Restaurant located on 331 South in Defuniak Springs. 02-3120 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT, FOURTEENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR WASHINGTON COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO.: 67-10-CA-413 THE DELTONA CORPORATION, a Delaware corporation Plaintiff, vs. PARADISE GARDEN CHURCH, INC., a Dissolved Florida corporation, et al, Defendants AMENDED NOTICE OF ACTION IN THE NAME OF THE STATE OF FLORIDA, TO: The Estate anUnknownow Heirs of Jimmie Helton, Deceased, a/k/a Reverend James Helton, 2913 W. Xanthus Street, Tampa, Florida 34614, Mary Helton, 2913 W. Xanthus Street, Tampa, Florida 34614, and the unknown husband or wife, as the case may be, of any or either of the natural persons who are parties defendant to this cause, if alive, and if dead, then to all unknown person claiming interest by, through or against any or either of said named Defendants as heirs, devisees, legatees, grantees, successors, legal representatives, assignees, trustees, lienors, creditors or otherwise claimants; and all unknown parties having or claiming to have any right, title or interest in the following property situate in Washington County, Florida, to-wit: Lot 2, Block 554, of SUNNY HILLS, Unit 9, a subdivision according to the plat thereof as recorded in Plat Book 2, Pages 103 through 107, of the Public Records of Washington County, Florida. YOU ARE REQUIRED to serve a copy of your written defenses, if any, to the quiet title action on the Plaintiff’s attorney, CHARLES E. BERK, ESQUIRE, whose address is Post Office Box 5056, Ocala, Florida 34478, (352) 629-1155, on or before the 22nd day of March, 2012, and file the original with the Clerk of this Court either before service on Plaintiff’s attorney or immediately thereafter; otherwise, a Default will be entered against you for the relief demanded in the Complaint filed herein. In accordance with the Americans With Disabilities Act, persons with disabilities needing a special accommodation to participate in his proceeding should contact the individual or agency sending this notice to Charles E. Berk, Esquire, Post Office Box 5056, Ocala, Florida 34478, (352) 629-1155, not later than seven days prior to the proceedings. If hearing impaired(TDD) 1-800-955-8771 or Voice (V) 1-800-955-8770, via Florida Relay Service. WITNESS my hand and the seal of this Court this 1 day of Feb, 2012. LINDA HAYES COOK Clerk of the Circuit Court Washington County, Florida By K McDaniel As Deputy Clerk (Court Seal) Charles E.Berk Esquire Florida Bar No. 141171 Post Office Box 5056 Ocala, Florida 34478 Attorney for Plaintiff (352) 629-1155 As published in the Washington County News February 22, 29, 2012

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Call 850-682-3344 For Sale Dodge Van wheelchair accessible w/ side ramp. Call 850-638-4002 ‘97 Buell S3 Thunderbolt Motorcycle, Harley Davidson Motor, runs great and garage kept, 17,000 miles. $3,500!! Call 850-271-5761 and leave a message. 01 Chevy Blazer 4 door $575 Down $4200 TOTAL 98 Chevy Tahoe $ 675 down $3900 TOTAL 01 Pontiac Grand Prix 4 door $575 down $4500 TOTAL 01 Chevy Silverado 4 door x/cab $1200 down $6900 TOTAL 01 Chevy Avalanche $3500 down $11,500 TOTAL 0% Interest Daylight Auto Financing 2816 Hwy 98 W 9AM-9PM Mon-Sat 11AM-6PM Sunday 850-215-1769 You are Automatically approved if you can make payments on time!!!! $37,000 5 Acres near Crystal Lake on Amos Hayes Rd, property has well septic and power pole. Current survey is available. About 1.5 acres of the property is cleared. 850-271-5761 and leave a message. 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. 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Wednesday, FEBRUARY 29 2012 Get breaking news, videos, expanded stories, photo galleries, opinions & more...Follow Us On Facebook And Mobile Too!@WCN_HCT www.chipleypaper.com Connect With Us24/7 50 Phone: 850-638-0212 Web site: chipleypaper.com Fax: 850-638-4601 For the latest breaking news, visitCHIPLEYPAPER.COM www.chipleypaper.com Volume 88, Number 91INDEXArrests ..................................A3 Opinion .................................A4 Outdoors ...............................A6 Sports ...................................A7 Extra .....................................B1 Faith .....................................B4 Obituaries .............................B5 Classi eds .............................B7 IN BRIEFCounty Youth Fair moo-ves along B1 NEWSWashington CountyProject Graduation Fundraiser Begins Chipley High School Project Graduation Strawberry Fundraiser is going on now. Strawberries are $18/ at which is 12 large pints. To order, contact a CHS senior or call 850638-7813 or 850-3262658. Strawberries will be delivered March 8 to Chipley High School. Free Tax Return Preparation Available A VITA volunteer, sponsored by the United Way of Northwest FL Inc., will be preparing Income Tax returns free of charge from 1:30-4 p.m. Fridays at Washington County Chamber of Commerce, 672 5th St., Chipley. Call 638-8572 for an appointment. Walk-ins will be accommodated on a rst-come, rst-serve basis. The service will also be at available at from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Fridays at Vernon City Hall and at Wausau City Hall on Thursdays by appointment only. Call 638-8572 for appointments. The VITA Program offers free tax help to those who make $50,000 or less and need assistance in preparing their own tax returns. IRS-certi ed volunteers provide free basic income tax return preparation to quali ed individuals in local communities. They can inform taxpayers about special tax credits for which they may qualify, such as Earned Income Tax Credit, Child Tax Credit and Credit for the Elderly or the Disabled. Tax returns will be eled and if a refund is due, they are taking from 10 to 21 days to be directly deposited.By Randal SeylerManaging Editor rseyler@chipleypaper.com VERNON Residents along Church Street in Vernon might soon be getting some help from the city in curbing speeding vehicles. City Council members decided to begin pricing removable speed bumps to place on Church Street to slow down traf c, which is posted at 15 mph. I would bet some of those cars are coming through there at 45 mph, said Moses Hernandez, a longtime Washington County resident who lives on Church Street. Hernandez told the council that a puppy of his was run over a couple weeks back by a vehicle that was traveling down the street faster than the posted speed limit. I checked with the neighbors, and we have about 10 children living on that street, Hernandez said. One woman who has six children has said she would love to see speed bumps on the road. She worries about the kids who are waiting for school buses. Hernandez said he has also contacted the Washington County Sheriffs Ofce about the problem, but wanted to bring the situation to the councils attention. I think we have always had trouble with that road. I think we should go ahead and get some signs and speed bumps out there, said Councilman Joey Brock. Councilman Byron Biddle agreed. We need some Slow, Children At Play signs out there. Councilman Tray Hawkins said the city should research the price of speed bumps for the street. In other business, the council approved an ordinance allowing the city to begin billing for trash STAFF PHOTOCounty Commissioner Charles Brock, left, is honored by the Vernon City Council Monday night for his years of service to the citys Little League programs. Council Member Tina Sloan, center, who said she began playing ball under Brocks supervision as a child, awarded the plaque to Brock while his son Joey Brock, right, also a council member, looked on.Council considers speed bumpsResidents say traf c on Church Street needs to slow down By Randal SeylerManaging Editor rseyler@chipleypaper.com BONIFAY The Washington County Tourism Development Council voted this past week to spend $5,000 in support of a rural tourism project, and Holmes County of cials are ready to do the same. The RiverWay South Apalachicola Choctawhatchee project is a multi-county consortium to bring tourism into the rural counties of Florida, said Jim Brook, director of the Holmes County Economic Development Commission and a board member of the RiverWay South project. The Holmes County Development Commission and the Holmes County Tourism Development Council will each provide $2,500 for the RiverWay project, which will be part of a matching grant program to raise funds for the tourism effort. ON THE WEBVisit www.RWSFL.org for more informationWashington, Holmes county to aid in RiverWay South projectBy Pat McCann Florida Freedom Newspapers LAKELAND The Chipley boys basketball team has compiled a win-loss record of 51-4 during the past two years. Coach Joel Orlando is more concerned, however, with who his Tigers played this season entering Tuesdays Class 1A semi nal against West Gadsden. Chipley, 24-3, and West Gadsden, 27-2, played at 9 a.m. in the Final Four at The Lakeland Center. Union County and Hawthorne follow in the second semi nal, with the winners playing today for the championship. Chipley nished 27-1 last winter, and Orlando was intent on upgrading his ballclubs strength of schedule to better prepare it for this postseason. The Tigers met Rutherford in a preseason classic, played a top-ranked Georgia school in a Christmas tournament, then encountered Tallahassee larger schools Rickards and Godby, the latter still alive in the Class 4A Final Four. Thats in addition to overcoming very strong 1A opposition in Holmes County and Malone to reach Lakeland. West Gadsden had a somewhat easier path, but was tested in the Region 2-1A nal at Graceville before pulling away in the fourth quarter for a 17-point victory. They are very very good, Orlando said of the Panthers. They go 12 or 13 deep, are extremely athletic, run, jump and play defense. Just their repower, they have so many athletic weapons. They dont miss a beat. Very hard to defend. Chipley counters with veteran leadership and standouts Alex Hamilton, already ticketed for Louisiana Tech, and Cameron Dozier. Orlando said his squad is peaking at the right time and is hoping that it shows Chipley boys set for state semi nal against West Gadsden Attorneys Glenn Hess, left, Kimberly Dowgul and Kevin Carlisle, second from right, confer Monday during the Johnny Mack Sketo Calhoun murder trial. The defense began and ended its case Monday and closing arguments began Tuesday.SPECIAL TO THE NEWSSee SEMIFINAL A2 See RIVERWAY A2 See COUNCIL A2Calhouns father testi es on evidenceBy Cecilia SpearsStaff Reporter cspears@chipleypaper.com BONIFAY Johnny Mack Sketo Calhouns defense began and ended Monday morning. Calhoun is on trial for the December 2010 rst-degree murder of Mia Brown. Brown, 24, of Bonifay, went missing Dec. 16, 2010, when she was last seen leaving the Esto store where she worked. Her burned car was discovered in rural Geneva County, Ala., four days later, and Browns body was found in the trunk. Closing statements began Tuesday, followed by instructions to the jurors. Calhoun did not testify in his own defense Monday but his father, John Sketo, was one of the primary defense witnesses. Calhouns attorney, Kimberly Dowgul, had Sketo con rm Terry Ellenburg and he owned ON THE WEBFollow @WCN_HCT on Twitter for live trial coverage.Defense rests in Calhoun murder trialSee CALHOUN A2

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LocalA2 | Washington County News Wednesday, February 29, 2012 Caregivers Available for SHUT-INS Trusted In-Home Care for Seniors of All Ages!25 Years Experience 7 Days a Week 24 Hours a Day Excellent References Commitment to Quality Care Compassionate, Skilled Caregivers Personal Care Transportation Errands Light Housekeeping Companionship Meal Preparation Emotional & Spiritual Support Gail Hall, Owner Home 850-482-5424 Cell 850-264-1793 Carol Hagin Cell 850-557-0085 Gails Sitting Agency Now Stocking Cross Ties and Concrete Blocks 306 West Brock Avenue Bonifay, FL 32425 850-547-9289 www.BonifayRehab.comBONIFAYNURSING & REHAB CENTER Relay for Life Saturday, March 3 7am-1pm Veterans Park, Bonifay HolmesCountyChamberofCommerceBusinessoftheYear 24HourSkilledNursingforShort-term&Long-termCare Inpatient&OutpatientPhysicalTherapy,Occupational TherapyandSpeechTherapy MainDiningAreawithFireplace AdditionalDiningAreaaswellasPrivateDiningArea IceCreamParlorwithVisitorSeatingArea Visitor/PatientLoungesCableTV EnclosedCourtyardActivities RehabilitationGymBeauty/BarberSalon LaundryServicesAdmissions7DaysaWeekCaring, Compassionate and Community-Minded Saturday, March 3rd @ 6:00 pmHosted by First Free Will Baptist Church 1387 South Blvd. Chipley For More Information Please Call 638-0598 PUBLIC NOTICEThe Washington County Board of County Commissioners will be having a Workshop March 7, 2012 at 8:00 a.m. in preparation of the Board Meeting which will take place March 15, 2012 at 9:00 a.m. Both meetings will take place at 1331 S. Blvd., Chipley. The Board of County Commissioners will accommodate handicapped and disabled persons who wish to attend this meeting. Contact the BOCC Administrative hours before the meeting date to make arrangements. VOsNails & TailoringHwy 79 in Bonifay (Next to Subway)547-5507Walk-Ins WelcomedWe have 7 technicians to take the time and care to get you in and out. Get your feet conditioned for spring with our relaxing spa pedicure service! As always your safety and satisfaction are our top priority! FLIP FLOP Season is here this morning. We have a bunch of X-factors, Orlando said. Kobe McCrary (5-foot11, 220 pounds) inside and some young freshmen and sophomores who can give us minutes. We have a great nucleus of young players and veterans. Ryan McIntyre is another of those veterans. He scored 23 points as Chipley overcame an eight-point halftime de cit to win 73-63 at Malone to advance. West Gadsden is paced by a strong junior class that includes leading scorers Brandon Shingles (17.0) and Charis Fitzgerald (10.0). Marquis Brown is a 6-4 sophomore averaging 8.9 points and a team-high 8.6 rebounds. Senior Willie Holmes adds 8.7 points. The Panthers have scored 67.7 points a game as a team, with 11 players averaging 2.2 or higher. SEMIFINALS from page A1pickup on residents monthly water bill. The ordinance passed unanimously. Trash service is provided by Waste Management. Hawkins told the council that a panel had burned out at the Shady Grove baseball elds which prevents the lights from being switched off. The pole on which the defective switch is mounted is also rotten, Hawkins said, and he suggested the city consider removing the pole and having a new panel installed elsewhere. I think we should see about getting it done the right way, Hawkins said of the repairs. COUNCIL from page A1According to the RiverWay South website, the project is a public/private partnership that encourages sustainable economic development through the preservation and promotion of the natural, cultural and historical resources of the Apalachicola and Choctawhatchee river basins. Much of rural tourism is what I would call eco-tourism, Brook said Monday. Eco-tourism has a lot to offer Holmes and Washington counties by the way of protecting our rivers and streams. The project also includes Jackson County and was based on a similar program in Alabama, designed to bring visitors to the rural areas of the state to enjoy Floridas natural beauty and wildlife. Agri-tourism is also part of the draw for rural areas, Brook said, with visitors coming to visit farms from the cities to experience what agriculture is like rsthand. I would also consider farmers markets to be part of agri-tourism, he added. Agri-tourism has not been as successful as eco-tourism in bringing in visitors, Brook noted. Situated between the emerald green waters and white sandy beaches of the Gulf of Mexico and the upland forest bluffs of Floridas highest vistas, RiverWay South Apalachicola Choctawhatchee is the center of Northwest Floridas rich cultural, historical, maritime and nature-based region, a brochure for the program reads. Holmes Creek is one of the most pristine bodies of water in the state, Brook said, citing the creek as just one example of what makes this region a prime location for eco-tourism. I have been told that 55 streams feed into that creek. It is a local and state treasure. Holmes Creek provides one of the most diverse habitats and richest variety of sh and mollusks in the Choctawhatchee River basin, according to the Northwest Florida Water Management Districts website. It adds that dozens of springs feed into Holmes Creek, including Burn-out Spring, Cypress Spring and Becton Spring. Its lower reach swells with azure springs, increasing average ow and providing distinctive stream havens for sh, reptiles and mollusks, the website states. A major summer congregation area for the federally protected Gulf sturgeon is just below the Holmes Creek con uence with the Choctawhatchee River. Holmes Creek is also richer in freshwater snail species than any other river in the Florida Panhandle, according to the website. Three as yet unnamed species of snails were found in the creek, Choctawhatchee and Chipola river drainages. Holmes Creek is a statedesignated canoe trail and may be accessed by several public boat landings. Holmes County is going to step up, because it is the right thing to do, Brook said. We want to get people off the beach, up from Panama City or down from Dothan for a day, so they can see the natural, historic and cultural resources we have in Holmes and Washington counties. RIVERWAY from page A1 Americas Precious Metals in Holmes County and that his son lived within the con nes of the businesss grounds in a trailer. Sketo testi ed he arrived to work at 7:30 a.m. the morning after Browns disappearance and the rst thing he noticed was a missing Bobcat forklift. He said he then noticed Calhouns trailer was open and that the driver-side door of a truck was open, with items tossed out of the truck. Sketo testi ed he told Ellenburg to call the police to report the missing equipment and apparently abandoned trailer. Shortly afterward, Sketo said he found the Bobcat next to their dock and it looked as though something had been pushed off the dock. Sketo said he checked his merchandise and found nothing stolen, then proceeded to check his sons trailer, which appeared to be a mess. He noticed his sons grill was on his bed and that no one was there. Sketo said that he didnt nd his son in the trailer and left the trailer door open upon leaving. Brittney Mixon arrived about 8:15 a.m. in her fathers truck asking about Calhoun, Sketo testi ed. He said Mixon went into the trailer even though he told her she shouldnt go in. Sketo said she was in the trailer for a little over a minute and that when she went in she had nothing in her hands; when she left, she had nothing in her hands. Sketo said she then went and picked up a puppy, put it into her fathers truck and left without a word. He testi ed that someone showed up right afterward, saying law enforcement was looking for his son. Shortly afterward, a sheriffs deputy arrived and Sketo explained that someone hotwired his Bobcat and sat it on the dock and that he had found the trailer open. Sketo testi ed that he and the deputy went to the trailer, where the deputy asked to look in and then inquired about whether anything was missing. Sketo said there didnt appear to be anything missing. Sketo said that when he and the deputy went into the trailer, they found his sons gun on the couch. The gun wasnt there before Mixon went in, Sketo testi ed. Sketo con rmed he checked to see if the gun had been red recently it hadnt and that he emptied it of the shells, which showed it was fully loaded. Sketo testi ed the deputy examined the Bobcat and said it was covered in dew and that they would have to wait to get ngerprints. He said he then noticed two sets of tracks; there had been only one truck of which he was aware. He said it appeared, from the tracks, to be a one-ton, duel-wheeled rollback truck. Sketo insisted the tracks hadnt been there the day before. Those tracks went from the dock to the side of the junkyard. On cross-examination, Prosecutor Glenn Hess asked Sketo about nding the grill on the bed and the messy room. Sketo conrmed that he didnt see Mixon take anything into the trailer, didnt leave with anything and was only in the trailer for a short while. Sketo also con rmed the truck in front of trailer was a scrap truck and had not been functional for a while. CALHOUN from page A1 From Staff ReportsDeFUNIAK SPRINGS A DeFuniak Springs woman was arrested in connection with burglary charges on Feb. 20, according to a Walton County Sheriffs Of ce news release. Amanda Norris, 19, was arrested in connection with one count of burglary, a third-degree felony, and one count of larceny, a second-degree misdemeanor. The investigation began Feb. 20 after the sheriffs of ce received an allegation from a local hospital referencing a burglary resulting in a loss of $50 from the hospitals gift shop, according to the release. Police say that Norris took the key from her grandmothers residence and entered the hospital gift shop on Feb. 19 without authorization and stole $50 from the gift shop drawer. Surveillance equipment was used during the investigation to identify Norris, according to the release. Deputies recovered the funds during the investigation. DeFuniak Springs woman charged with Burglary AMANDA NORRIS

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My recently found friend, Chipley native James Vernon Lewis, now living in Bedford, Virginia, has advised by email that he has recently, in sur ng the internet, came across the May 18, 2011 Perrys Prattle. He wrote: The writing, Jukes a Joy in the 30s and 40s (with picture of Green Lantern), brought back some memories to me that I feel compelled to share. I recall the Green Lantern from 1943. We lived across the railroad from it, up a ways toward Chipley, on Ef e Bar elds sharecropper place. My step-father, Holly Matthews, put in a crop for her that year. The house was very near the railroad and I would stand on the porch and wave at the engineer as the train roared by. Now and then, an engineer would toss out a can of sour kraut and motion for me to go get it. I was nine years old. Vernon Lewis continues with his memoirs: One Saturday morning early in 1942, Holly, Mama, sister Betty and myself all walked to downtown Chipley to catch the bus to Lynn Haven about forty miles south, near Panama City. Sister, Louise, was still a baby and had to be carried in arms. I recall that it was a beautiful, brisk morning and the freshness of Spring was in the air. We were going to visit Hollys older brother, Henry, whom we children had never seen. The experience continues: On arriving in Lynn Haven, we got off the bus and went inside a juke joint, a lowclass restaurant that served beer and had a Wurlitzer juke box, where we children and mama waited while Holly went to nd where his brother lived. By that time, it was around twelve or one oclock in the afternoon and a slow, drizzling rain had set in. We waited there for most of the afternoon, during which time two new country songs were played, rst one and the other, over and over, on the juke box. They were by the newest country music star, Ernest Tubb. One side of the record was WALKING THE FLOOR OVER YOU and the ip side was BE HONEST WITH ME. In those days, it cost a nickel to play one tune on the juke box or three songs for a dime. In this communication, Lewis did not tell whether his step-father ever found his brother for a family visit, but does continue his recollection of juke joints of the area and his becoming involved in playing music with some of his Chipley friends. I know the place later became Chuck and Eddies, but, to me it has always been the Green Lantern. Several years later, after we had moved around and about, we had nally moved back to Chipley. I was walking one day down the railroad track, on past the Ef e Bar eld place, to the Green Lantern, which was about a quarter of a mile on down the tracks from the old mule watering hole. Even though the Green Lantern was a juke joint, they also had a swimming pool in back and you could swim all day for a quarter. So I would go there whenever I could get hold of a quarter. Vernon Lewis continues with this harrowing experience: On this particular day, I had got to a point at about the middle of the railroad trestle over the branch where we watered the mules at noon when farming the Ef e Bar eld place. All of a sudden I heard a train whistle and looked up to see the train coming around a curve from the direction of Bonifay. It was barreling down the track at a great speed and I saw immediately that I could not make it to either end of the trestle before the train got there. So I swung off over the side and hung by my hands from a cross tie while it roared by. If the crew had picked that moment to dump the coals from the re box, I would have been in big trouble. As it was, I escaped with nothing damaged but my dignity. Vernon Lewis continues with his own experience of playing music. I, along with Sam Shuemake (later Mayor of Chipley) and a guy named Shorty Saunders had been getting together to play music. Sam and Shorty played guitar and I played guitar and other instruments Upon deciding that the threesome might have a chance of going somewhere with the music, Lewis reports that a Mr. Brock who operated a business near Blue Lake gave them an opportunity to play with the only promise of pay being passing the hat around a couple of times for whatever the customers were willing to put in. At that time, they were hearing Eddy Arnold on the juke box with his popular country and western song TEXARKANA BABY. The musicians branched out to do a gig at an establishment near the stockyard, east of Chipley and after they had added harmonica and an improved bass ddle. This was done by running a string through the bottom of a zinc wash tub and tying it to a stick. The bass sound was obtained by plucking on the string. Voluntary contributions produced three or four dollars each on Friday and Saturday nights. Not bad spending money for school boys, concluded Vernon. His music playing continued after he secured a job with Bell Telephone clearing underbrush from beneath lines from Jacksonville to Mobile. The crew was moving through Chattahoochee, Florida and the work was done by bush hooks and machetes. By this time he had become acquainted with the songs of Jimmie Rodgers and was associated with other workmen who also played instruments. When the boss took extended lunch breaks, a fellow picker would hand over his guitar and say: Cousin Vernon, how about playing us one of them Jimmy Rodgers tunes. That was his cue to sing PEACH PICKING TIME IN GEORGIA and maybe WAITING FOR A TRAIN before throwing in an instrumental such as WILDWOOD FLOWER. Altogether, I enjoyed a rather happy summer, reports our guest contributor. See you all next week. Opinion4 | Washington County News Thursday, February 29, 2012 POSTMASTER: Send address change to: Washington County News P.O. Box 627, Chipley, FL 32428 USPS 667-360 SUBSCRIPTION RATES IN COUNTY 13 weeks: $18.98; 26 weeks: $27.30; 52 weeks: $46.20OUT OF COUNTY13 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 2012, Florida Freedom Newspapers Inc. All Rights Reserved. COPYRIGHT NOTICE: The 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. Bare eld, Publisher Randal Seyler, Editor Cameron Everett, Production SupervisorHome delivery subscribers may be charged a higher rate for holiday editions.CONTACTUSPUBLISHER Nicole Bare eld: nbare eld@chipleypaper.com NEWS, SPORTS OR OPINION news@chipleypaper.com CLASSIFIED & CIRCULATION 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 Facebook or tweet us @WCN_HCT HAVE SOMETHING TO SAY?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 veri cation 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? Call 638-0212.PERRYS PRATTLEPerry Wells James Vernon Lewis comments on Jukes a Joy The Legendary Jimmie Rodgers, the singing brakeman, died May 26, 1933, soon after completing this record, now in my collection, which includes Waiting For A Train. Monday I had my rst chance to sit down and visit with Jim Brook, executive director of the Holmes County Development Commission. We started off talking about the RiverWay South Apalachicola Choctawhatchee project (there is a story about that conversation elsewhere in todays newspaper) but we also touched on the topic of the megasite which has been proposed for somewhere along the Interstate 10 corridor. As Florida Freedom Newspapers reported earlier this month, the Bay County Economic Development Alliance has partnered with three entities to bring a big project to the I-10 corridor. The Alabama Development Of ce, Enterprise Florida and the Dothan Area Chamber of Commerce are partnering in a project to develop a mega-site near Interstate 10. When two states and a multitude of counties get together, good things can happen, Neal Wade, executive director of the Bay EDA, said on Feb. 16. A site on State Highway 77 and I-10 is being considered, but it is just one of many sites being considered and no particular site or even state has been chosen for the mega-site. Brook and I discussed the southeasts success in getting big automobile maker facilities to locate in this corner of the country. Arkansas, my former state of residence, was always an also-ran in the contests, especially courting Nissan a few years back for a plant that wound up being built in Canton, Miss., just north of Jackson. That plant opened in May 2003 and cost about $1.4 billion to build. It is, according to money.cnn. com, about the size of six football stadiums and is full of robotics and cutting edge technology. Brook is excited about the prospect of a megasite, and so am I. The mega-site doesnt have to be within our county borders to still do a lot of good for Washington and Holmes counties. Building something like a Nissan or Hyundai plant could also bring a string of satellite support facilities. When I wasnt being a journalist in the s, I worked in human resources for an OEM manufacturer of aluminum wheels Superior Industries so I got a bit of rsthand experience in the automotive manufacturing world. Auto manufacturing depends on a score of suppliers making the parts that are needed to put that automobile together those parts have to be made somewhere, and that means more jobs not only or existing plants, like my former employer Superior, but it also can mean new plants. One drawback to a mega-facility is there have to be the people around to work in the plant. Back to the money.CNN.com article: But even as Nissan began construction in April 2001, the company had to wrestle with the question of how it would staff the plant, which was expected to employ 5,300 people and generate thousands of other jobs for local suppliers and service providers. To get employees, Nissan sent in an ace HR squad. Also Nissan paid about double the average industrial wage in a state notorious for low-paying jobs. The recruiters received more than 100,000 phone calls, letters, resumes, and applications. They held job fairs in all 82 of the states counties and sometimes encountered lines of job seekers stretching more than half a mile. And that is my point. A mega-site landing anywhere between Tallahassee and Mobile would be like a volcano erupting. It would be hard not to be affected by such an event. Brook said one of the questions he often gets is why isnt there a Cracker Barrel in Bonifay. Theres an old saying that Brook likes to cite by way of explanation. Retail follows roofs. And roofs follow jobs. A mega-site could de nitely mean jobs for northwest Florida and southwest Alabama. It would be a regional game-changer. It wont happen overnight, but it is possible, and with the proactive leadership found in northwest Florida, I think if anyone could make it happen it would be our local Chamber and economic development of cials. Ive been nothing but impressed with the leaders Ive met in Holmes and Washington counties so far. And who knows? If the mega-site comes to pass, we might even warrant a Cracker Barrel or two some day. HAVE SOMETHING TO SAY?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 veri cation 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? Call 638-0212. RANDAL SEYLEREditorProject to develop mega-site

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Tummy AchesA tummy ache is never fun for people, but it can be life threatening for your pet. Its not uncommon for most animals to have upset stomachs and vomit from time to time, but theres usually a simple reason, says Dr. Deb Zoran, associate professor at the Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences. Vomiting may be caused by a hairball in the stomach or small intestine or by other foreign material, such as plants, rocks or bones. Diet could also be a cause. If a dog or cat has had a change of diet or if it has eaten spoiled food, it can result in nausea or vomiting, adds Zoran. Just like when humans get food poisoning, the symptoms usually go away within 24 hours. The digestive tract is cleared and whatever was causing the problem is gone. However, if the animal has repeated vomiting, wont eat, or the symptoms continue for more than 24 hours, the animal needs to see a veterinarian immediately. Zoran says frequent pet vomiting can be a dif cult problem to pinpoint. The causes are numerous food allergies, infection or in ammation in the intestinal tract, foreign objects that obstruct the bowel, ulcers, liver or kidney failure, diabetes, cancer the list can go on and on, says Zoran. If the animal has been vomiting for more than 24 hours, the most serious problems are dehydration and electrolyte imbalances. The animal has lost body uids and they need to be replaced right away, then the source of the problem can be examined. X-rays can often detect the source of the vomiting, and as with humans, barium liquid can be administered to the pet to outline the digestive tract. Other tests that may be necessary include ultrasound, blood work, and an endoscopic examination to determine the problem. One key question is, does the cause of the vomiting come from inside the G.I. tract or is it hidden elsewhere in the animal? Zoran says.. If the pet owner detects blood in any food the animal has vomited, that should be a warning sign that something is not right. Unfortunately, it may not look like blood because the stomach acids will digest any blood present and the blood may look something like coffee grounds. The best answer is, if you dont think it looks like food, the animal needs medical attention as soon as possible, says Zoran. Other signs that should alarm pet owners: if the animal vomits every time it eats, vomits multiple times per day, or if the animal wont eat at all and appears to be weak and depressed. All of these are warning signs that something serious is wrong and the pet needs medical help immediately, says Zoran. Frequent or persistent vomiting in any animal is not normal. If the animal has been vomiting excessively, its essential that it sees a veterinarian. Pet Talk is a service of the College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences, Texas A&M University. Stories can be viewed on the Web at vetmed.tamu. edu/pet-talk. Suggestions for future topics may be directed to cvmtoday@cvm. tamu.edu.Wednesday, February 29, 2012 Local Looking for the best in hearing care? Look to Beltone Only Beltone offers the exclusive BelCare program, our ongoing commitment to customer satisfaction, providing you with benets such as: Financing Available WAC Chipley, FL 1611 Main Street Ste. 4(850) 387-4931Marianna, FL 3025 6th Street(850) 387-4931The benets of hearing instruments vary by type and degree of loss, noise environment, accuracy of hearing evaluation and proper t. Discounts off MSRP Previous purchases excluded. For a limited time. Cannot be combined with any other offers. 15%OFFTRUE WIRELESS HEARING AID SYSTEM & ultra comfortable when its noisy advanced technology So, call or come in today. No other company offers the same level of commitment youll nd at Beltone. WERE IN YOUR NEIGHBORHOOD! 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Dr. Dale Mitchum is a General surgeon with 20 years experience: gallbladder removal. He appendectomy, colon resections, mastectomy, breast biopsy, thyroid surgery, tonsillectomy, upper and lower endoscopy, hysterectomy, tubal ligation, vasectomy, cyst and lipoma removal and he is available for consultations. Hours will vary to accommodate patients, including every other Saturday. Please call 850-547-8158 or 850-547-8118 to set up an appointment.Please stop by and join us for our Grand Opening Celebration on Monday March 5th at 3.00pm. 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Call today to schedule your appointment.415-8185 Washington County News | A5Special To Freedom Florida NewspapersNinth-grade Bethlehem High School students traveled on Feb. 17 to the Breman Jewish Museum in Atlanta as part of their study of the Holocaust. Accompanied by teacher Mrs. Lisa Mathews, the students were given an exclusive, allday tour with guest speaker and Holocaust survivor Ben Walker. Walker, from Romania, discussed his experiences during World War II. Afterward, the group took a guided tour of part of the museum and impressed the tour guide during interactive discussions with their knowledge of the Holocaust. The curriculum specialist at the museum, Sally Levine, led a group discussion about certain artifacts that were not on display. Later, the students toured the museum at their leisure. According to Mrs. Mathews, the students were able to truly connect with what we have studied in the Holocaust class this year. The trip was a very emotional, heartfelt experience for the students and adult chaperones one we will never forget. Impressed with the students knowledge and educational preparation, themuseums regional director invited Mathews to be a part of the upcomingsummer seminar at the Breman Jewish Museum as a presenter. Mathews and her students had presented their trip plans to the HolmesDistrict School Board after initially being denied the chance to go. All but one board member, Gary Scott, enthusiastically gave their vote for the educational opportunity. Students attending the trip were Josh Jordan, David Boatwright, Alex Williams, J.J. Graham, Trace Head, Brett Mitchell, Eli Hendrix, Daniel Brown, Chase Rogers, Andrew Williams, Tyler Macro, Charity Jones, Jordan Ingle, Taylor Purvee, Sabrina Justice, Quinton Jones, Chylin Hunter, Tori Kirkland, Kelsey Stewart, and Shayne Drake. BHS STUDENTS VISIT MUSEUM PET TALK

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OUTDOORS www.bonifaynow.com | www.chipleypaper.comSend your Outdoors news to news@chipleypaper.com ASection Wednesday, February 29, 2012 Photos by MIKE CAZALAS | Florida FreedomPaul Larrabee of Jacksonville, right, has been bringing his RV to the track for a couple of decades. Hes joined on this trip by his friend Jerry Taylor, left, and Karen Jo Taylor. At right, its Florida, so amingos are never out of place. Below, RVs just outside the track dont have a view of the racing, but they are close enough to the edge of the track to hear it.Daytona a haven for RV loversBy Mike CazalasFlorida Freedom Newspapers The great outdoors might not be for everyone, but when the great outdoors is that area outside the Great American Race at Daytona International Speedway youll nd some of the most avid RV enthusiasts in the country. Its not camping, Paul Larrabee, 60, said as he sat on an orange cushion on a black collapsible chair bearing the No. 3 of Dale Earnhardt which sat on a trailer along with a matching wicker loveseat, wicker chair and a table outside his RV. Its a lifestyle. The trailer is to haul Larabees American Iron Horse Texas Chopper. He left the Harley-Davidson at home. Traveling to Daytona has been part of Larrabees lifestyle for almost 30 years, and for the past 20 years that has included traveling in an RV and renting a space on the grounds outside the track. A spot can be had for $575, and its a popular choice Larrabee knows many of his neighbors since they all end up in the same spot twice a year when NASCAR comes to Daytona. Once you get a spot, you have rst rights to rent it for the next race, and people dont give that up too easily. Because once a spot is claimed, the owner is freed from the hassles facing tens of thousands of fans trying to get to and from the track each day during race weeks. Entering the grounds of Daytona the RVs spread out before your eyes like misplaced train cars that were once in a perfect alignment but were slightly shaken and left slightly askew. Theres symmetry to it, an alignment that comes off as orderly to the passerby but which would drive an engineer crazy. Some RVs, such as Larrabees, though still perfectly serviceable, might have seen better days he paid $65,000 for it a couple of decades ago. It doesnt stand out as being faulty or in ill-repair; its just across the street from a Fleetwood that cost about $150,000. And they go up from there, he said. Only a few RVs away, Melody Hoffman of Greencove Springs sat with her parents on collapsible chairs with only a large checkeredag-designed rug separating them from her Coachmen Sport Coach, which set her back about $130,000 when she bought it eight years ago. Is it worth it? Absolutely it was, Hoffmann, 58, said. Its just so great meeting all these different people. We people watch, and everyone stops by to say hello, its just so friendly. Hoffmann wasnt a race fan nine years ago. I had never been to a race in my life, and I was invited to come here eight years ago, she said. That was in February and we bought the RV in March, and weve been here ever since. Hoffmann even offered a tour of the RV while explaining the bene ts and comforts of traveling that way, whether its to a race or any location. There was plenty of room, the air conditioning was a relief and an array of fruits, waters and wine lined the counter. When you just go by car, you park wherever youre going and you dont get the full experience, she said. We get to sit here, watch and talk, and theres just something exciting about it when the cars are roaring around out there whether its a practice or a truck race or whatever. Those who have been around longer, such as Larrabee, describe the RV area outside the track as its own community, even carrying different standards than the RV city that goes for a much higher price in the in eld. No one locks there doors out here, we watch out for each other, Larrabee said. The camaraderie in our section is real, its almost always the same people. In the in eld, he said, it can turn into a party that doesnt end until the wee hours of the morning. That doesnt mean its sedate outside the track, a point driven home by his consumption of large quantities of energy drink Friday morning. It was a rough night, he said. We gured wed just blow it out and get it over with, but we start rolling the carpet up about 11 p.m. In there, he continued, his head leaning toward the in eld, they keep going until 3 or 4 in the morning. They can have it. Florida Freedom Paul Larrabee of Jacksonville, right, has been bringing his RV to the track for a couple Paul Larrabee of Jacksonville, right, has been bringing his RV to the track for a couple symmetry to it, an alignment was plenty of room, the air LIFESTYLEITS NOT CAMPING; ITS AThe old deer saying is face into the wind because deer always will have their noses to the wind. That looks good on paper, but it doesnt always work. Last year, I killed a very nice buck that Phil down at Kritter Kreations mounted. I made the comment at the time I was satis ed with this mount and I didnt really care if I ever killed another one. I dont have enough room in my living room for a bunch of dead animals, bucks or otherwise. My son went to Texas and brought back a big one that takes up half the living space, and mine sort of lls out the rest. When I said I didnt really care if I killed another one, someone must have been listening because it looks as if I never will. But I really dont think I was telling the truth. I took off a week the past few days to see if a deer in rut would wander under my climber. I didnt mean for it to literally walk under it, sort of walk off to the side and give me enough time to get ready. I was sort of facing the wind, but not exactly looking into it. The woods to my left were clear and in the spot I was I never had seen a deer come from that direction. I was sort of surprised when I heard something walking with the wind behind me. My peripheral vision should have picked up this animal before it got too close but I was wearing a light piece of cloth to keep mosquitoes out of my face and it blocked the animal from view. By the time I saw him, he was right under me. It was one of the prettiest 10-points I have seen alive. The deer walked directly under my stand and in the process looked directly up at me. I know there are plenty of you deer hunters out there who would say I should have killed that deer. Im here to tell you, I dont think so. If I had blinked an eye, he would have been off in a shot. I noticed his hackles rising on his back, and I knew the jig was up. In a second, he blew out of there like the space shuttle. He ran a zigzag course between pine trees, which made it more than dif cult to get a shot. I hollered at him, but he ran more than 100 yards before he stopped. I popped off a shot and didnt cut a hair. I searched for blood and all the things you look for in that situation. All in all, I would do it over again just to be able to look in that animals eyes and stare at those gorgeous antlers. They were chocolate in color, and it looked as though he had been ghting because the outer edges were white. Like the kid who killed the pig, the memory will remain with me forever.Hooked on Outdoors Outdoor LifeScott Lindseycaptainlindsey@ knology.netPage 6

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Flock had 17 points and 13 rebounds as the Pirates, 27-2, survived their county rival to advance to Wednesdays championship game against Newberry, which eliminated Hilliard 49-45 earlier Tuesday. The nal will begin 9 a.m. CST. Holmes County nished 14-13, three of the losses to Ponce de Leon located just 18 miles away from Bonifay. The Pirates led throughout the rst half, but missed a golden opportunity to take control by halftime when they made just eight of 20 free-throw attempts and shot 20 percent from the eld. Still they led 1611 after a lackluster opening two quarters, Flock already with eight points and six rebounds. Each team found its offensive touch in the second half. Ponce de Leon led 30-23 after three quarters, but Holmes County responded to inch ahead 32-31. Ashley Harper and JoJo Carlson hit consecutive 3-pointers and Harper scored again as PDL regained control. Two free throws by Flock opened a 44-32 cushion, but Mikayla Moore, who scored all 13 of her points in the second half led Holmes County back within seven. A basket by Harper, who survived a miserable rst half offensively to post 12 points and 10 rebounds made it 48-39 for the Pirates with 1:37 remaining. Cierra Davis made a 3-pointer to cut the de cit to 48-42 for the Blue Devils, but that was as close as they would get as Flock nished off the scoring. One of the keys for the Pirates, who advanced to their rst state championship game since winning the Class 2A title in 2000 was making 13 of 16 free-throw attempts in the second half. They were 21-36 for the game, Holmes County just 4-10 at the line. Hannah Howell returned from a lengthy injury rehabilitation to score 11 points for the Blue Devils despite fouling out with 3:15 left in the fourth quarter. Freshman Justice Taylor had eight points while also playing with four fouls. Ponce de Leon coach Tim Alford pointed to freethrow shooting as one of the obvious keys. Actually it was huge, Alford said. In the rst half it was awful, but we got much better made some down the stretch. Holmes County was limited by foul trouble throughout, Jessica Belser already with four by halftime. That had an effect on the Pirates strategy when the Blue Devils cut the lead to six in the nal minute. Just try to take good shots, hopefully try to be more patient with the ball, get the ball down on the block, Alford said. We got it inside. They had gotten into some foul trouble.PDL (52) Leathers 0 0-0 0, Bass 0-1 0-2 0, Harper 3-14 4-6 12, Carlson 3-6 2-4 9, Thomas 3-5 1-2 7, Carroll 1-2 4-7 6, Mayo 0-1 0-0 0, Flock 4-12, 9-13 17, Brown 0-2 1-4 1, Chapman 0-1 0-0 0, Parson 0-0 0-0 0, Alford 0-0 0-0 0. Totals: 14-45 21-36 52. HCO (42) Concepcion 1-1 0-0 3, Works 0-1 00 0, Russ 0-2 0-0 0, Long 1-6 0-0 2, Davis 2-4 0-2 5, Moore 5-15 3-5 13, Syfrett 0-0 0-0 0, J.Taylor 4-5 0-1 8, Beasley 0-0 0-0 0, Belser 0-5 0-0 0, Howell 5-12 1-2 11. Totals: 18-51 4-10 42. Ponce de Leon 9 7 14 22 52 Holmes County 4 7 12 19 42PDL holds off Holmes CountyFlock stops Devils nal push as Pirates advanceJAZZ FLOCKled Ponce de Leon with 17 points ASHLEY HARPERhit two 3-pointers and 12 total points Malone rallies past Holmes CountyBy Brad MilnerFlorida Freedom Newspapers MALONE Rural Class 1A was designed to give smaller schools a better chance of playing for state titles. The trouble for Malone and Holmes County on Feb. 21 was having to play each other in the opening round. Chris Murffs 3-pointer with ve seconds to play gave Malone a 50-48 victory in the Region 1-1A semi nal battle pitting two of the states top teams. Malone (253), which overcame a 15-point second-half de cit, advanced to host Chipley for the regional title on Saturday. The Rural atmosphere in Malones tightly packed gymnasium was like a scene straight out of Hoosiers. Spectators were shoulder to shoulder and their toes touched players trying to inbound on the opposite side from the team benches. The home crowd wasnt as boisterous in the rst half as it was in the second. But when a 30-15 Holmes County lead turned into a 38-37 Malone advantage early in the fourth quarter there was no denying the home court worked in the Tigers favor. The crowd was incredible and thats why you want to win district to get them at home, Malone coach Steve Welch said. We never gave up. Thats a testament to everybody. Holmes County (21-7) may have had the giant on the oor in Chris Walker, but the Tigers rafters provided the proof of which program had been to the mountain top. Malone proudly displayed its 13 state title banners, the last coming in 1998. The win on Feb. 21 provided Malone with the potential rst step toward title No. 14. Walker was Malones focal point on defense throughout the game, as the 6-foot-10 junior found himself the constant recipient of double teams. Walker scored three points in the rst half, but unlike in some games the Blue Devils found someone to pick up the scoring slack. Jordan McAllister scored 22 of Holmes Countys 28 rst-half points and he made four of his teams ve 3-pointers to give the Blue Devils a 13-point lead. Malone was the victim of poor shooting in the rst half. Much of that could be attributed to staunch Holmes County defense that forced bad shots and kept Malone from running the oor. That wasnt the case in the third quarter, when Malone scored 19 points, four more than it did in the rst half, to pull within 37-34 on a traditional 3-point play by Ladarius McElroy at the end of 24 minutes. Antwain Johnsons score early in the fourth put Malone ahead 38-37 for its rst lead since the initial basket of the game. Holmes County held two nal leads on Walker scores, the last 48-46 with 1:11 to play. Chai Baker scored his lone point on one of three free throws to narrow the gap to 48-47 with 29 seconds on the clock. A Holmes County turnover gave Malone the ball nine seconds later. The Tigers worked the ball to Murff, who scored from the corner for the win and McAllister dribbled out of bounds to prevent a nal heave at the buzzer. Sometimes its hard to handle adversity and if we would have kept our composure things may have been different, Holmes County coach Po White said. When they came back there was too much time left in the game. McAllister led the Blue Devils with 26 points. Walker warmed up in the second half and nished with 17 points. Ty Baker scored 16 to pace Malone. McElroy added 11 points and Murff eight. They were doubling Chai all night, but we knew we had other players who could score, Welch said. It was a big shot by Murff.HOLMES COUNTY (48) Russ 2 0-0 5, McAllister 9 4-6 26, Walker 4 9-11 17. Totals: 15 13-17 48. MALONE (50) McElroy 4 2-2 11, Williams 2 1-2 6, CBaker 0 1-3 1, Murff 3 0-0 8, TBaker 7 1-1 16, AJohnson 3 0-0 8. Totals: 19 5-8 50. Holmes County 19 9 9 11 48 Malone 13 2 19 16 50 73-point eld goals: HC 5 (McAllister 4, Russ), M 7 (Murff 2, AJohnson 2, McElroy, Williams, TBaker).The crowd was incredible and thats why you want to win district to get them at home. We never gave up. Thats a testament to everybody. Steve Welch Malone boys basketball coach FILE PHOTO BY RANDAL SEYLER | The NewsThe Tigers gather during a time-out while playing Paxton on Feb. 21 at Chipley High School.McIntyre leads Chipley past MaloneBy Brad MilnerFlorida Freedom Newspapers MALONE The Malone basketball faithful have a motto: Join The Movement. Chipleys Ryan McIntyre helped put the movement to a halt on Saturday. The senior scored a team-high 23 points, and key 3-pointers down the stretch propelled Chipley to a 73-63 win in the Region 1-1A championship. Chipley moved on to Tuesdays state semi nal against West Gadsden in Lakeland. Malone nished 25-4. McIntyre made seven 3pointers, ve in the second half. His second of the third quarter helped erase an eight-point de cit. His last 3 of the game broke a 56-56 tie and started a 13-2 run to take over the contest. I knew I could get hot if I hit it, Ive been in a slump the last few games, McIntyre said. Then I started hitting them and were going to state. Another standing roomonly crowd witnessed two of the states top teams battling for a Final Four berth. Spectators were cramming in only minutes from the opening tip. The over ow crowd watched the game from the comfort of the auditorium, as it was broadcast by the schools multimedia department. They witnessed Malone start slow for the second straight game, with Chipley (24-3) pulling ahead 15-3 late in the rst quarter. But like its last game against Holmes County, Malone heated up, forced turnovers and regained its composure. It happened quicker this game, and Malone scored 28 points in the second quarter to pull ahead 36-28 at halftime. Baker led all scorers with 28 points. Ty Baker added 14 points for Malone and both underclassmen will return next season.CHIPLEY (73) Dozier 7 0-0 16, Hamilton 6 6-8 19, Sharpe 1 0-0 2, McCrary 6 1-3 13, McIntyre 8 0-2 23. Totals: 28 7-13 73 MALONE (63) McElroy 3 1-2 8, Williams 1 2-2 4, CBaker 10 4-4 28, Murff 2 0-3 6, TBaker 5 1-2 14, AJohnson 1 0-0 3. Totals: 22 8-13 63 Chipley 15 13 20 25 73 Malone 8 28 13 14 63 3-point eld goals: C 10 (McIntyre 7, Dozier 2, Hamilton), M 9 (CBaker 4, Murff 2, McElroy, TBaker, AJohnson) Kenseth races through re, wrecks, rain to win Daytona 500Cathrine LambEditorial Assistant clamb@chipleypaper.com The 54th Daytona 500 got off to a rough start this year it was plagued by re, several wrecks and rain delays. The race was scheduled to run at 2 p.m. Sunday and was called off and rescheduled to run on at 11 a.m. Monday but as it would happen, it was called off and scheduled to run at 7 p.m. Monday. When the race nally got under way they started off on a good note through the rst lap. The second lap started the streak of bad luck for the drivers with a pretty big wreck involving Jimmie Johnson, Danica Patrick and and several others. Patrick came back into the race 63 laps down. Johnson was out of the race after only racing a lap and a half. Then all heck broke loose close to the end of the race Juan Montoya went into the pits and came back out on a caution when the unthinkable happened, the suspension on his car gave way putting him into the wall in turn 3. As he came off of the wall he slid down the track and into a track drier truck carrying a few hundred gallons of jet fuel used to dry the track or to blow the debris off of the track after an accident. Montoya says he knew that the drier was there, as he was going into turn 3 he was going to pass the drier, when his suspension snapped. The miracle was that neither Montoya nor the two in the truck were seriously injured. Montoya suffered a bruised ankle when his foot slipped off the brake and hit the clutch. The driver of the drier was taken to a nearby medical center in Daytona and then released with no injuries. With all that said and done, Matt Kenseth held off Dale Earnhardt Jr., to win the Daytona 500. The top 10 drivers were: 1 Matt Kenseth 2 Dale Earhardt Jr. 3 Greg Bif e 4 Denny Hamlin 5 Jeff Burton 6 Paul Menard 7 Kevin Harvick 8 Joey Logano 9 Carl Edwards 10 Mark Martin The defending Sprint Cup Champion Tony Stewart started his season with nishing 16th and 18 points behind the leader. Next Races: March 3-3:45 p.m. ESPN2 Nationwide Series Bashas Supermarkets 200 Phoenix International Speedway last years winner Kyle Busch March 4 2:14 p.m. Fox Sprint Cup Series 500 Subway Fresh Fit Phoenix International Speedway last years winner Jeff Gordon

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LocalA8 | Washington County News Wednesday, February 29, 2012 March 16-17, 2012Veterans Blvd. & Memorial Field bonifaystreetfestival.com For information on these and other events visit our website 2 Divisions Decorators Delight and Sinfully Tasty Cake Walk, Auction and Samplin Bakin WarsShow o your baking skills!Cakes, Cupcakes Pies & Cake Pops$5 per entry March 3, 2012Holmes County High SchoolApplications are still available and can be picked up and dropped o at City Hall in Bonifay.For more info email: info@bonifaystreetfestival.com or call Lecia at 850-373-7896 or Lora 850-547-77473RD ANNUALMiss Down Home Street Festival Pageant $200 Prize 901 HIGHWAY 277 CHIPLEY, FL 6384364www.lanesoutdoor.comLanesOutdoor EquipmentFRIDAY MARCH 2, 2012 WASHINGTON COUNTY Washington Countys Relay For Life will be at 6 p.m. May 11-12 at Pals Park soccer elds on Rustin Drive. This years theme is Storybook. This years slogan is Our Storybook Ending is a Cure. The following related events are planned. Holmes Countys Relay will begin at noon April 28 at Memorial Field in Bonifay and conclude at sunrise April 29.Team NWFRC breakfastTeam NWFRC will be serving breakfast from 6 to 7:30 a.m. every Wednesday in the Training Building in Greenhead until the telay. Breakfast will include madefrom-scratch items including biscuits and pancakes.Luminaries for donationsAll Relay For Life teams are selling luminaries to be displayed on the night of the Relay around the track. After dark, the Relay For Life celebration will include a special luminary ceremony. Encircling the track with lights of hope, the Luminary Ceremony reaches for tomorrow with each candle of life and touches the stars for only a moment to remember those of yesterday. Your donation for each bag will place a luminary along the pathway to memorialize or honor someone you love. The bags will stay lit throughout the evening, reminding us that hope lives among us. The ceremony will begin just after dark. If you would like to participate in the ceremony by honoring or remembering a loved one who has battled cancer, contact a Relay For Life team.Relay track markers for saleAll Relay For Life teams are selling track markers to be displayed on the night of the relay around the track. Track markers are 18 feet by 14 inches and are $100. Rules for the markers: Message must t in boxes on the order form The squares include letters and/or spaces (there are 46 squares) No logos or pictures No political or campaign issues Messages may be business or personal For more information, contact a team.VES Extraordinarily ChocolateThe VES Lil Jackets Relay for Life team would like to invite you to their Extraordinarily Chocolate Indulgence Show Fundraiser from 4 to 5 p.m. March 3 at the VES Library. Tickets are $5 and will only be sold through today. For more information, call Kelly Galloway at VES at 850-535-2486 ext. 101 or email kelly.galloway@washington. k12. .us. Scentsy fundraiserTeam Survivor is having a Scentsy fundraiser in February and March. The consultant has agreed to give 10 percent of all proceeds to Relay For Life. In February, all products in the Scentsy catalog are 10 percent off the listed price, excluding licensed items and combination packs. For a book or to place an order, call Cathrine Lamb at 326-0121, Cecilia Spears at 658-4038, Connie Wheeler at 260-4073 or Linda Bybee at 260-9658.Holmes County yard saleHOLMES COUNTY The Holmes County Relay For Life will have a yard sale from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. March 3 at Veterans Park. Holmes County 5KThe Holmes County Relay For Life will be having a 5K walk at 8 a.m. March 3 at Veterans Park. Registration will be from 7-8 a.m. Contact Ragan Kennedy for more information at 373-8377.Walmart fundraiserCHIPLEY Team Survivor will have a fundraiser at 7 a.m. April 14 in front of Walmart. There will be hair bows, hair ties, headbands, Scentsy and much more. For more information, call Linda Bybee at 260-9658, Cathrine Lamb at 326-0121 or Cecilia Spears at 658-4038. Trumpet Coach bought by Sunshine Shuttle & LimousineSpecial to The NewsPANAMA CITY BEACH Sunshine Shuttle & Limousine has acquired Trumpet Coach of Chipley, making Sunshine the largest transportation company in Northwest Florida. The recent acquisition also expands Sunshine into a more diverse transportation company in the Panhandle, offering sedans, limousines, vans, local shuttle vehicles, and now, luxury motor coaches. The new arm is Sunshine Coach. During peak season, the company will employ about 40 workers. Sunshine began in 2002 by John Finch, the owner of Sunshine Shuttle & Sunshine Limousine, as a secondary business interest. When Finchs development investments dissolved, he concentrated his entrepreneurial efforts on the transportation company. The company has seen doubledigit growth three years in a row, and Finch says he expects even greater things with his latest expansion. Finch plans to capitalize on the success of the 21-year-old Trumpet Coach and says there are 26 charters already on the books. Trumpets last full year showed annual sales of $5 million. Calls to Trumpet now come into our central of ce where we use state of the art reservation and dispatch software and equipment. We have people available 24/7. Adding the coach business to our already-established line of professional transportation options will allow us to provide year round travel to areas out-ofstate as well provide service to our large local customers more ef ciently, Finch said. Sunshine works closely with many high-end resorts along Northwest Florida to provide transportation to the three major airports. Sunshine also provides ground transportation at the Wyndham Baypoint Resort, the Edge Water Resort the Majestic and is the designated provider for Southwest Airlines personnel at the Northwest Florida Beaches International Airport. Finch credits his tough performance standards for the companys continued success. I demand the best from my employees so they can provide the best service to our customers. We want to bring the limousine service to the shuttle and motor coach business. In November 2011, for the third consecutive year, Sunshine Shuttle & Limousine was awarded the 2011 Best of Panama City Beach Award by the U.S. Commerce Association. Relay For LIFE

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By Cathrine LambEditorial Assistant clamb@chipleypaper.com CHIPLEY The 2012 Washington County Youth fait was held this past weekend. There were many exhibits entered by the local youth this year. There were 31 hogs, 12 steers and 11 heifers. In the Swine Showmanship competition, there were six entries in the Junior Class, six in the Intermediate Class and 13 in the Senior Class. The Senior Class was broken into two different classes Class A and Class B. The Swine Show took place Friday night. The show began at 6 p.m. with Showmanship followed by the Swine Show. The winners were as follows: Abigail Anderson won Junior Showmanship. Desi Beman won Intermediate Showmanship. Colby Chance won Senior Showmanship. After the showmanship competition was nished there was a ve-minute break for the children to get their hogs ready for show. In the swine event, there were six classes. In class one, there were ve hogs; in class two, there were six hogs; in class three, there were eight hogs; in class four, there were ve hogs; in class ve, there were four hogs; and in class six, there were three hogs. The results of the Swine Show are as follows:Class OneFirst place: Abigail Anderson Second Place: Kyle Beman Third place: Emily Clark Fourth place: Olivia Guettler Fifth place: Julie SerpasClass TwoFirst place: Katie Register with the Chipley FFA Chapter hog Second place: Desi Beman Third place: Bailey Miller Fourth place: Colby Chance Fifth place: Julie Serpas Sixth place: Eliannah AndersonClass ThreeFirst place: Matt Fisher Second place: Abigail Fisher Third place: Michael Fisher Fourth place: Paige Harrell Fifth place: Alena Blevins with the Chipley FFA Chapter hog Sixth place: Emily Anderson Seventh place: Bailey Miller Eighth place: Emily AndersonClass FourFirst place: Morgan Locke with the Chipley FFA Chapter hog Second place: Sarah Wilson Third place: Zac Wilson Fourth place: Abby Sapp Fifth place: Austin SappClass FiveFist place: Desi Beman Second place: Brooklyn Hayes Third place: Eliannah Anderson Fourth place: Cole DillardWednesday, FEBRUARY 29 2012 Washington, Holmes at a glance INDEXSociety .................................B2 Faith ....................................B4 Obituaries ............................B5 Classi eds ............................B6 Washington County News Holmes County Times-Advertiser BPAGE 1Section Livestock resultsPhotos By CATHRINE LAMB | The NewsSteer Show Reserve Grand Champion was Cheyanna Crawford with the Chipley FFA Chapter steer. The Washington County 4-H Youth Fair Grand Champion in the heifer competition was Michael Fisher. At right, the Washington County 4-H Youth Fair Reserve Grand Champion in the heifer competition was John Michael Walsingham. Students from Chipley Head Start visit the Washington County 4-H Youth Fair on Friday. The Youth Fair was this past weekend. Dozens of local FFA and 4-H students participated in the event. See LIVESTOCK B2 Washington County Health Department to hold Blood DriveCHIPLEY The Washington County Health Department will have a blood drive from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. today at the health department building at 1338 South Blvd. in Chipley.Reception to be at Laurden-Davis Art GalleryBONIFAY An Art Exhibit Reception for Dawn Barone, Pam Alford and Laurie Tinsley will be at 7 p.m. Thursday at Laurden-Davis Art Gallery at 110 W. Pennsylvania Ave. Snacks and refreshments will be served, and the show is open to the public. There is no admission fee. The artwork will be on display until April 2. Group art classes will begin in April and continue through May. The one-on-one art classes are ongoing. Sign up early. The Bonifay Guild for the Arts Inc. yearbook is almost ready. Once the book is on the shelf, it will be announced through the Holmes County TimesAdvertiser.Holmes Valley Heritage DayVERNON The 8th Annual Holmes Valley Heritage Day will be Saturday at 3901 Wilderness Road in Vernon. The gates open at 8 a.m. until the last pull. The antique tractors begin with races at 9:30 a.m., followed by the pulls of the 2,500-pound to 10,500-pound divisions at 10 a.m. There will be a 1912 Case steam traction engine on site. At 11:30 a.m., there will be a childrens pedal tractor pull, the parade of tractors at noon and the ladies skillet throw at 12:30 p.m. Admission is $5 for adults. Children 12 and under are free. Exhibits, merchandise, and food vendors will all be available. For more info or to be a vendor, call Sandra Cook at 850-535-2426.

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Derrell and Joyce Patterson celebrated their 50th golden wedding anniversary on Feb. 11 at Baileys Restaurant in Chipley. After six months of dating, Joyce, at the ripe old age of 15, and Derrel, at 18, married on Feb. 9, 1962, and have lived in Washington County for all but nine months of 1963, in which they lived in Lake Placid. Joyce was raised in South Alabama, the daughter of a sharecropper from Faydette, and Derrell also was the son of a sharecropper from Poplar Springs. A party in their honor was attended by many of their family and friends. Derrell and Joyce have two children, two daughters-in-law, 10 grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Class SixFirst place: Sarah Wilson Second place: Isaac Guettler Third place: Jacob WilsonAfter the sixth class left the show ring, the rstplace winners from each class were called back into the ring so the Grand and Reserve Grand Champion could be chosen. Desi Beman from Class Five was named Grand Champion. When the Grand Champion was chosen they called into the ring the second place hog from Class Five shown by Brooklyn Hayes. Brooklyn was chosen as Reserve Grand Champion. On Saturday morning, the cattle portion of the Youth Fair took place at 9 a.m. The show started with Showmanship. Showmanship winners were as follows: Cole Dillard won Junior Showmanship. Colby Clark won Intermediate Showmanship. Michael Fisher won Senior Showmanship. After the Showmanship classes there was a veminute break before the heifer show for the children to get ready. There were ve classes of heifers. The results were as follows:Class OneFirst place: Michael Fisher Second place: Matt Fisher Third place: Cole DillardClass TwoFirst place: Colby Clark Second place: Michael Fisher Third place: Matt FisherClass ThreeFirst place: Emilee Crawford Second place: Robert Patterson with the Chipley FFA Chapter heiferClass FourFirst place: John Michael Walsingham Second place: Walker Crawford Both of the heifers in this class had a calf by their sideClass FiveFirst place: Carol Boswell After the show, the rst place heifers from each class were called back in to the ring for the Grand and Reserve Grand Champion to be chosen. Grand Champion was Michael Fisher from Class One. The judge then called back Matt Fisher, the second-place winner from Class One back into the ring for Reserve Grand Champion to be chosen. Reserve Grand Champion went to John Michael Walsingham from Class Four. The Steer Show started immediately after the heifer show. There were four classes of steers. The results of the Steer Show are as follows:Class OneFirst place: Olivia Guettler Second place: Matt Fisher Third place: Kyle BemanClass TwoFirst place: Isaac Guettler Second place: Michael Fisher Third place: Walker CrawfordClass ThreeFirst place: Taylor Birge Second place: Case Birge Third place: Tyler ImkeClass FourFirst place: Cheyanna Crawford with the Chipley FFA Chapter steer Second place: Emilee Crawford Third place: Cara Grif nThe Steer Show ended with the rst place steers being called back in to the ring for the Grand and Reserve Grand Champion to be chosen. Grand Champion was Taylor Birge. The second-place steer from Class Three, shown by Case Birge, was then called back into the ring. Reserve Grand Champion was Cheyanna Crawford with the Chipley FFA Chapter steer. The Judge for the Livestock Shows this past weekend was Ethan Lake from Auburn University. The weekend ended with an auction. The steers and the swine are a one-year project for the kids and must be sold at the end of the show season, which happened to be at the Youth Fair. The Grand Champion hog shown by Desi Beman brought $1.35 a pound. The Reserve Grand Champion hog shown by Brooklyn Hayes brought $2 a pound. The Grand Champion steer shown by Taylor Birge brought $2.60 per pound and $1.25 per pound on resale. The Reserve Grand Champion steer shown by Cheyanna Crawford (Chipley FFA Chapter steer) brought $1.35 per pound. There also were some baked goods auctioned off. All of the proceeds from the baked goods auction went to the Washington County Youth Fair. The baked good auction brought in $350 for the Youth Fair. Award that were given before the auction were: Average Daily Gain for a Steer Award went to Taylor Birge. Triple A Award was given by Tim Adkinsons family was awarded to Taylor Birge, Bailey Miller, and Julie Serpas. All of the Showmanship Winners will receive a Warrior Hoodie donated by Trawick Construction Company. SocietyB2 | Washington County News Wednesday, February 29, 2012 Name_____________________________________________ Address___________________________________________ City_________________ State______ Zip_______________ Daytime Phone_____________________________________Make checks payable to The News Herald. Send order form with payment and a self-addressed, stamped envelope to: Taste of Home Cooking School c/o The News Herald P.O. Box 1940, Panama City, FL 32402 # of Tickets Price Per Advance Ticket* Total Amount Make checks Join Us For The Fun of Free complimentary gift bag valued At $50 filled with coupons, promotional items, & a copy of the Taste of Home Cooking School magazine Watch the culinary specialist prepare scrumptious entrees and desserts right before your very eyes, and win a chance to take home one of these delicious dishes. Visit vendor booths before the show; including food samplings and a pre-tasting wine booth with National Sponsor, Gallo Wine. Grand prizes to include a microwave donated by Sears and other great prizes! Register to win door prizes from restaurants and other vendors throughout this fun-filled 2-hour event. CATHRINE LAMB | ExtraSteer Show Grand Champion was Taylor Birge. LIVESTOCK from page B1 Rousseau chosen to attend journalism conferenceSpecial To ExtraJonathan Rousseau of Bonifay, a student at Chipley High School, has been nominated to represent Florida as a National Youth Correspondent to the 2012 Washington Journalism and Media Conference at George Mason University. Rousseau has been awarded the opportunity to join a select group of 250 students from across the country to participate in an intensive week-long study of journalism and media. Rousseau was chosen based on academic accomplishments and a demonstrated interest and excellence in journalism and media studies. National Youth Correspondents participate in hands-on, experiential learning through decision-making simulations that challenge them to solve problems and explore the creative, practical, and ethical tensions inherent in journalism and media. The experiential portion of the program is complemented by speakers who are wellknown leaders in the media community. Presenters include prominent journalists, CEOs of major media outlets, researchers and recent college graduates successfully entering the eld. Last years conference included Hoda Kotb, Chuck Todd, Ann Kornblut and Jessica Yellin. With distinguished faculty, guest speakers, and direct access to elite D.C. practitioners, the Washington Journalism and Media conference offers aspiring journalists an unparalleled experience. The weeklong program, held at George Mason Universitys state-of-the-art campus, encourages and inspires young leaders from across the country who desire a unique experience focused on successful careers in this dynamic industry. SPECIAL TO EXTRADerrell and Joyce in Feb. 2012Pattersons celebrate 50th wedding anniversary Derrell and Joyce in March 1963

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Wednesday, February 29, 2012 Washington County News | Holmes County Times-Advertiser | B3 (Newspaper logo here) www.parade.comthis INSIDE School NewsSPECIAL TO EE Xt T RASome 145 students from 13 area high schools recently competed in Chipola Colleges 22nd annual Throssell Literature/Language Festival. Speech award winners were, from left: rst place, Tatum Skipper of Malone High School; second place, Devan Roulhac of Blountstown High School; third place, Lindsey Locke of Sneads High School; honorable mentions, Nick Porter of Chipley HS and Sierra Finch of Poplar Springs High School.SPECIAL tT O EE Xt T RAChipola Colleges 22nd annual Throssell Literature/Language Festival Grammar contest winners are, from left: rst place, Cheyenne Raines of Marianna High School; second place, Caitlyn Stewart of Blountstown High School; third place, Trent Smith of Blountstown High School; honorable mentions, Dan Wells of Poplar Springs High School and Allison Armstrong of Bethlehem High School.SPECIAL TO EE Xt T RAJeremy Bailey of Holmes County High School took rst place in oral interpretation at Chipola Colleges 22nd annual Throssell Literature/Language Festival. Dr. Sarah Clemmons presented Bailey his award.SPECIAL TO EE Xt T RAWriting award winners at Chipola Colleges 22nd annual Throssell Literature/Language Festival are, from left, rst place, Ashley Carr of Sneads High School; second place, Hadley Battles of Poplar Springs High School; third place, Trent Smith of Blountstown High School; honorable mentions, Kyndall Whitson of Chipley High School and Randolph McKinnie of Graceville High School. FEstSTIVAL SPEECH AWARD WINNERsS FEstSTIVAL GRAMMAR CONtTEstST WINNERsS OORAL INtTERPREtT At TION WINNERsS WRItTING AWARD WINNERsS Special To The Times-AdvertiserBONIFA ONIFA Y The Bonifay Pageant Committee will sponsor their annual pageant on April 14th at the HCHS auditorium. The pageant will include three divisions.: Little Miss Bonifay rst graders only; Junior Miss Bonifay 8th, 9th, and 10th graders; Miss Bonifay girls ages 17-21; A pageant meeting will be held at 5:30 p.m. on March 13 at the HCHS Library. Light refreshments will be served. The deadline to enter the pageant is March 20. Additional information packets are available at Bonifay Elementary, Bonifay Middle, and Holmes County High School. bBONIFAy Y PAGEANtT MEEtTINGBy John ChristoffersenThe Associated PressLED LED YARD ARD C C onn. When the rst of two massive casinos opened in a remote corner of Connecticut two decades ago, some ofcials and residents feared the gambling centers would lead to organized crime, prostitution, drunken driving and other crime. But the crime rate since Foxwoods Resort Casino and Mohegan Sun opened has fallen in the nearby municipalities compared to the years before the casinos opened mirroring a drop in crime nationwide. Crime did not decline in some towns near the casinos as much as it fell statewide, but local ofcials acknowledge the worst fears never materialized. Id say those fears have not come to pass, said Montville Mayor Ron McDaniel. The crimes studied include murder, rape, robbery, assault, burglary and thefts. Mohegan Sun opened in 1996; Foxwoods in 1992. Montville has averaged 13 crimes per 1,000 residents annually since 1996, when both casinos were open, through 2009 down 35 percent from the 19 crimes per 1,000 residents logged in the seven years before either casino was opened, 1985-1991. Montvilles post-casino decline is slightly less than the statewide average decline of 36 percent, compared to the seven years before the casinos arrived. Ledyard experienced a 25 percent decline compared to the period before the casinos. Crime fell 19 percent in the nearby city of Norwich, 33 percent in Preston and 24 percent in North Stonington. Then-Gov. Lowell Weicker warned in 1991 that Foxwoods would lead to organized crime, prostitution, drunken driving and other crime. But records show prostitution arrests are rare in the casinos and host towns and there is little evidence of mob activity. We havent experienced that type of criminal behavior, said Lt. J. Paul Vance, a spokesman for Connecticut State Police, which has policed the casinos since they opened. Organized crime, he said, really has not crossed our radar. As for Weickers prostitution prediction, Mohegan Sun had no prostitution arrests inside the casino from 2003 to 2008, the last year for which statistics were available. Foxwoods had two arrests. Montville and Ledyard, the towns that host the casinos, had none. Drunken driving arrests are down in Norwich, an average of 208 from 1985 until 1991, the year before Foxwoods opened. From 1992 through 2009, Norwich averaged 163 drunken driving arrests. Disorderly conduct arrests are also down in Norwich, from an annual average of 767 in the pre-casino years to 354 arrests annually since the casinos. The two casinos attract tens of thousands of visitors daily and rank among the biggest in North America with about 18,000 employees combined. Mohegan Sun posted $719 million in slot-machine revenue in the last scal year, compared with $650 million for Foxwoods. Thefts did rise substantially after Foxwoods Resort Casino opened. Larcenies account for most of the crimes that occur in both casinos. Around Connecticut, embezzlements have more than tripled, a trend some blame on gambling debts. The state has averaged 158 embezzlements annually since the casinos opened, more than triple the average of 49 before casinos. Crime has fallen dramatically nationwide, starting around 1992, but experts have yet to show why, said David Kennedy, who directs the Center on Crime Prevention and Control at John Jay College in New York. He said the variables that can affect crime rates include everything, including the economy, policing, guns, drug epidemics and the quality of education. Studies have reached different conclusions on whether casinos cause more crime.Crime fell around Conn. casino Crossword PPUZZLESOLUOLUTIONION ONON PAGEPAGE B5

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FAITH BSectionwww.bonifaynow.com | www.chipleypaper.comAs I was traveling through south Georgia this week, as all of us do when we travel, I saw the same things that have been on the side of the road every time Ive traveled. But then I saw something different, even though it wasnt different. As the old saying goes, we often miss the trees for the forest. or something like that. Well there they were, those large pecan orchards, which Ive seen many times. This time as it should be in the winter, there were no leaves on the trees. They were completely barren, or naked as some might call it, because the frame of the trees were totally exposed. As I looked out across the orchard it was very evident that the farmers have been precise in their planting. Every tree had the same distance on each side of it from the other trees and all of them looked as if they were the same size. Actually, as I looked across the massive eld I sort of got bored as it seemed that all the trees were identical for miles and miles. Then something happened, I began to let my vision focus in on a smaller cluster of trees. That is when I began to see each tree for what it was, though at a distance and a quick glance they all looked just alike. As I focused on one tree and then another I noticed just the opposite of my rst conclusion, in that I now noticed that each tree was very different from the one standing next to it and even all those around were very different. Then as I broadened my view to where I once was, I noticed that they were not all alike but each one very different from all the others in the grove. Some had missing branches some were missing because they had been pruned by the farmer, others because a storm had taken its toll on the tree, and drought and weather conditions had formed the direction in which their branches turned. As I traveled and passed by more and more of these great orchards I began to see an awesome picture of what it is to stand together as we grow. That as these trees stand together in the groves they are a picture of strength, of uniformity. But as I looked at each tree individually, I saw the scars of the storms and the pruning of the farmer which made each tree a magni cent symbol of strength and character which would make it a great bearer of fruit in the coming Spring. These trees reminded me how important it is that we as disciples of Christ, created in the image of God, may have individual scars and character in our life because of where were from and the community in which we grew up or the school we attended. Yes, individually we are an awesome picture of the creative wisdom of God our creator, but when we stand together in the strength and the power of His might and love, there is not a greater picture in this world of the immeasurable, indescribable power, love and wisdom of God that cannot be mistaken for anything else. That is why God gave us the wonderful analogy of the body of Christ in 1 Corinthians 12:12-27 which says For as the body is one and has many members, but all the members of that one body, being many, are one body, so also is Christ. For by one Spirit we were all baptized into one body ... whether Jews or Greeks, whether slaves or free ... and have all been made to drink into one Spirit. For in fact the body is not one member but many. If the foot should say, Because I am not a hand, I am not of the body, is it therefore not of the body? And if the ear should say, Because I am not an eye, I am not of the body, is it therefore not of the body? If the whole body were an eye, where would be the hearing? If the whole were hearing, where would be the smelling? But now God has set the members, each one of them, in the body just as He pleased. And if they were all one member, where would the body be? But now indeed there are many members, yet one body. ... And if one member suffers, all the members suffer with it; or if one member is honored, all the members rejoice with it. Now you are the body of Christ, and members individually ( NKJV ). It is time the body of Christ (His Church) unite and be a great light to a dark and dying world, and become salt in this world that others will thirst for Christ (Matthew 5:13-16). Because we have in our possession the only source of absolute Truth, The Holy Bible. Tim Hall is senior pastor of Gully Springs Baptist Church and author of Church Go To Hell! Please? He may be contacted at Gully Springs Baptist Church, P.O. Box 745, 2824 Hwy. 90, West Bonifay, FL 32425, call 850-547-3920 or by email at www.timhall_2000@ yahoo.com. His website is timothyjhall.org. Hwy. 77 S, Chipley 638-4097 Hwy. 79 S., Bonifay 547-9688Stephen B. Register, CPA1552 Brickyard Road Chipley, FL 638-4251 BROWN FUNERAL HOME1068 Main Street, Chipley638-4010 Washington County News Holmes County Times-Advertiser1364 N. Railroad, Chipley 638-0212 112 E. Virginia, Bonifay 547-9414But when the holy Spirit comes upon you, you will be lled with power, and you will be my witnesses... Good News Bible Acts 1:8Place your message here for only $8.00 per week.First Baptist Churchcome as you areMike Orr, Pastor1300 South Blvd. PO Box 643 Chipley, Florida (850) 638-1830Place your message here for only $8.00 per week.This Message Courtesy of Dear friends, since God so loved us, we also ought to love one another. No one has ever seen God; but if we love one another, God lives in us and His love is made complete in us. 1 John 4: 11-12The Word Is LoveI saw a bumper sticker recently which said The school is life. The lesson is love. Life is indeed a school, and it doesnt have to be the school of hard knocks, as some would have it. Far better that life be a school where loving kindness and compassion are the constant lesson. Again and again throughout the Bible the centrality of love is preached. Consider 1 John 4:8, where we are told that Whoever does not love does not know God, because God is love. The Bible is an epic saga of Gods love for humanity (and the rest of creation) despite mans tendency to turn away from God and not appreciate the wondrous bounty of Gods love. Perhaps we should consider how we might live a life devoted to love, and how our thoughts, love always and unconditionally. Wednesday, February 29, 2012 Page 4By Rev. James L. Snyder Whenever somebody mentions the word free in my presence my right eye turns a vivid jaundice. It is not that I have anything against the word free; just the person who is trying to use it to gain some kind of an advantage over me. I know anybody employing this mono-verbiage, is hiding some very long strings. My father taught me a long time ago that there are no free lunches. Occasionally somebody will advertise a free lunch and I go and nd out the lunch is free but they are going to charge you to get out of that restaurant. In the end, it would have been cheaper to buy my own lunch. My philosophy is simply this; if I cannot afford it, I do not want it. In my vast experience down through the years, I have discovered that I cannot afford free. And I think I know why, my understanding of the word free and the person employing that word is not the same. When I use the word free, I am insinuating that there is absolutely no cost associated with this product whatsoever. When others use the word free, they often are insinuating that I am just a free market for them to take advantage of in the neighborhood of my money. Unfortunately, I do not live in that neighborhood anymore. I especially do not accept any free offers via the telephone. If someone has something to give me for nothing, let him come to my door, hand it to me, shake my hand and get out of Dodge. To me, thats what free is all about. Just the other day I received one of those telephone calls. I must confess that I was in a rather curmudgeon attitude and was just looking around for someone on which to spit my scorn. Then the telephone rang. When I answered the phone, it turned out to be someone offering me, absolutely free, with no cost to me absolutely, a free crime prevention program for my blessed domicile. No thank you, sir, I said as politely as I could. Im not really interested. I assure you I have no Ph.D or D.D. attached to my name whatsoever and yet as simple as I am, I understood what the phrase Im not really interested was all about. Not so my affable telephone caller. But I assure you, sir, that this program is absolutely free to you. Its our way to say thank you to some of our customers. He rattled on as though we were having only a oneway conversation. If this is going to be a one-way conversation, who will take up the offering? I think I know. After ve long minutes of him telling me how important it was for me to have security in my home and how his product was absolutely free to me, I nally got a word in edgewise. But I have my own security system, thank you. There is a slight pause and then he said, What is your home security system, if I may ask? All right. I will confess right now that I had a wee bit of naughtiness on my mind, but in my own defense the telephone caller opened the door. I always believe where there is an open door somebody ought to step in. My home security system is called, Napoleontwo-Claws, and furthermore Im quite satis ed with it. There was another pause on the other end of the phone and I heard someone clear their throat and then ask, Ive never heard of that program. What is Napoleon-two-Claws? You know what it is like when you are trying not to laugh and it is about all you can do not to laugh? For a brief moment, I felt a little bit guilty but then I remembered who was on the other end of the phone. Somebody that was trying to con me with some kind of free thingamajig. The Napoleon-twoClaws home security program that I have in my house is my cat. I call him Napoleon because he walks around with his right paw stuck in his coat between two buttons. There was an extended pause on the other end of the phone and nally he said, What would you do, sir, if someone broke into your house? Id send owers to the funeral. The funeral? Whos funeral? Why, the funeral of the guy who tried to break into my house while Napoleontwo-Claws was on duty. The rst moment an intruder would enter into my home, good old Napoleon would claw that sorry person to death. Then feeling good about my momentum at this point I continued, I live there and I have a hard time getting in my house without being clawed to death by Napoleon. And I feed the cat. My cat is the meanest, grumpiest, most cantankerous animal on Gods green earth. If anybody, and I mean anybody, can get past Napoleon they can have anything in my house. Absolutely free. At that moment, I heard a distinctive click and I realized our conversation was over. I guess whatever he had that was free did not measure up to good old Napoleon-two-Claws. The only one I trust to give me something is God. Come unto me, all ye that labour and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest (Matthew 11:28). What Jesus gives is absolutely free. The Rev. James L. Snyder is pastor of the Family of God Fellowship, PO Box 831313, Ocala, FL 34483. He lives with his wife, Martha, in Silver Springs Shores. Call him at 352-687-4240 or email jamessnyder2@att.net. The church web site is www. whatafellowship.com. Ethan Shirah a fourth-grader at Grace and Glory Christian School, in Chipley, wrote the following letter to God after viewing the movie Letters to God. Ethan will be 10 years old on June 26. To: God, I Love God. Because why he is awsome, because he is mighty and one day I will see him and he is my God. God made People and us and made plants and animals like lions. Jesus forgives our sins. Jesus dad is Joseph and his mom is Mary. Jesus is so strong. Jesus can heal kids. My brother died and is in heaven. Jesus, pray for my mom and Zach. Jesus, pray for everyone. Pray for me God. for give me for my sins. I obey God all the time. Pray for my dad and step-mom. I always pray all the time and at nite to Jesus. God made fruit all the time. God made the sun and stars and water. Jesus takes care of me. Jesus always watch me. Jesus watch me when I do bad things. From: Ethan ShirahOutdoor Movie Planned At FBCFirst Free Will Baptist Church of Chipley will be featuring an Outdoor Movie on Saturday at 6 p.m. Free admission, and free food. Bring your lawn chairs and enjoy the movie Courageous with your family.Gully Springs Strawberry SaleBONIFAY The youth at Gully Springs Baptist Church in Bonifay have begun their annual Strawberry sale. This is a fundraiser to help our youth go on their summer trip. The strawberries, as last year are only $16 a at (12 pints) or $8 a half at. They will be picked in Plant City Florida on Thursday and delivered to you on Friday. How many do you want? Please call the of ce at 547-3920 to get your order processed.Saint Agathas Episcopal Church BreakfastDEFUNIAK SPRINGS Saint Agathas Episcopal Church will be having Breakfast in the Parish Hall, from 7-11 a.m., Saturday, April 7, and May 5, Breakfast will include eggs to order, grits, home fries, pancakes, bacon, sausage, toast, sausage gravy on biscuits or toast, juice, milk, coffee, there will also be healthy choice items. Adult plates will be $4.50 and children 10 and under are $2.50 The Parish Hall is at 150 Circle Drive in DeFuniak Springs.Just because its free doesnt mean its free FROM THE HEARTTim Hall Faith BRIEFS A letter to God Passing by pecan grove teaches important lesson

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In partnership withLegacy.com Find obituaries, share condolences and celebrate a life at www.chipleypaper.com or bonifaynow.com For further information or questions call 638-0212 Virginia Grif n, 93, went home to be with the lord Saturday, Feb. 18, 2012. Ms. Grif n was born June 2, 1918, to the late Henry and Adline Kowitz. She was a lifelong resident of Chipley and worked as a self-employed farmer. Ms. Virginia was a member of the First Free Will Baptist Church of Chipley, the Eastern Star for over 50 years and also the Ladies Auxiliary D.A.V. She loved shing, bingo and playing cards. Ms. Grif n is preceded in death by her husband, Andrew Lee Grif n. Survivors include two daughters, Cheryl Quick and Carmen Adams, of Chipley; six grandchildren, Flint Adams, Travis Mask, Rita Sweat, Jena Warren, and Crystal Tibi; and numerous great and greatgreat grandchildren. Services were 2 p.m., Tuesday, Feb. 21, at Brown Funeral Home Brickyard Road Chapel, with the Rev. Ben Hull of ciating. Interment followed at Glenwood Cemetery with Brown Funeral Home directing. Visitation was from 6 to 8 p.m., Monday, Feb. 20, at Brown Funeral Home Brickyard Road Chapel. Friends and family may sign the online register at www.brownfh.net.Virginia Grif nMartha Deloris Elmore, 67, of Bonifay, passed away Saturday, Feb. 18, 2012, at her residence following an extended illness. Ms. Deloris was born in Holmes County, Fla., Feb. 19, 1944, to the late Sam and Florine Ham Ard. A graduate of Poplar Springs High School Class of 1961, she retired as an Administrative Secretary in Ft. Rucker and was a member of the First Baptist Church in Bonifay. She is survived by her beloved daughters Marcy Dixon and husband, Eddie, Bonifay, Kelley Sawyer and husband, Sean, Athens, Ala.; and two grandchildren, Eli Dixon and Jordan Dixon. A heart felt thank you to all our family and friends for all the support you have shown to us with your love, prayers, calls, food, thoughts and prayers, not only today but the last several years. A memorial service was 6 p.m., Tuesday, Feb. 21, at the Chapel of James & Lipford Funeral Home, with the Rev. James Sapp of ciating. Family received friends 5 p.m. Tuesday until the time of service. Expressions of sympathy can be made online at www.jamesandlipford.com.Martha D. ElmoreMr. William Andrew Andy Treadwell, 60, of Bonifay, passed away Feb. 22, 2012, at Flowers Hospital in Dothan, Ala. He was born Dec. 24, 1951, in Bonifay. He is preceded in death by his father, Franklin Eugene Treadwell. Mr. Treadwell is survived by his mother, Rebecca Lucas; two sons, Ryan Roser and Lucas Treadwell and wife, Kasey; two daughters, Kristen Nelson and husband, Kalvin, and Lacey Russ; two brothers, Frank Treadwell Jr. and Kenny Treadwell; two sisters, Susan Pittman and Karen Slay; eight grandchildren; several nieces and nephews; and special friend, Sharon Edelstein. Funeral services were 2 p.m. Feb. 24, at Union Hill Baptist Church, with the Rev. Jerrod Jenkins of ciating. Interment followed in the Union Hill Church Cemetery with Peel Funeral Home of Bonifay directing. Family received friends Thursday from 5-7 p.m., at Peel Funeral Home.William A. TreadwellMrs. Lilly Corrine Miller, 77, of Niceville, passed away Feb. 20, 2012. She was born in Ponce de Leon, to Dudley and Loca Bowden Cassiday. Mrs. Miller was a lifelong resident of Ponce de Leon. She was Baptist by faith. She worked at Opp Cotton Mill and Kinston Sewing Factory for many years. She graduated from St. Augustine School for the Deaf in 1955. She enjoyed arts and crafts and watching Soap Operas. She loved bowling with her husband and the Deaf Club. Mrs. Miller is preceded in death by her father and mother; her husband, Grafton Miller; one son, Rocky Mike Miller; three brothers, Wilmer Cassiday, Douglas Cassiday and Roy Cassiday; and two sisters, Joyce Weimorts and Shirley Reynolds. Mrs. Miller is survived by her daughter, JoAnn Miller Woodard and husband, Phillip, of Choctaw Beach; three grandchildren, Layla Smith and husband, Scott, Michael Shaner and Sam Rollins; and three great-grandchildren, Jarrid Shaner, Ethan Grafton Shaner and Kiefer Shannon Smith. A time of visitation was held from 1-2 p.m., Sunday, Feb. 26, at Clary-Glenn Freeport Chapel Funeral Home; 150 E. Highway 20, Freeport, FL 32439. Funeral services were 2 p.m., Sunday, Feb. 26, at Clary-Glenn Freeport Chapel Funeral Home, with the Rev. Joel Glenn of ciating. Burial followed in the New Ponce de Leon Cemetery. You may go online to view obituaries, offer condolences and sign the guest book at www. clary-glenn.com. ClaryGlenn Freeport Chapel Funeral Home is entrusted with arrangements.Lily C. MillerJames Robert Baxter, 88, passed from this life Saturday, Feb. 18, 2012, at his home. He was born March 29, 1923, in Malone, to Addis Lee and Lola Talley Baxter. He lived most of his life in Malone until 1974, when he moved to Chipley. Mr. Baxter was a well known auto mechanic and he served in the Navy during World War II. He served as constable of Malone for years, was a member of the American Legion and worked as an Aux of cer with the Highway Patrol and the Jackson County Sheriffs Department for many years. He worked at Washington County Sheriffs Department and was the Chief of Police for Chipley Police Department. He was a member of the Grace Assembly of God Church of Chipley. Mr. Baxter is preceded in death by his parents, Addis and Lola Baxter of Malone; brother, Hubert Baxter of Brookville; and sister, Annie Doris Baxter of Malone. He is survived by his loving family, wife, Sarah Baxter of Chipley; two sons, Rodney Baxter and wife, Sam, of Malone, and Charles Ray Baxter of Sneads; three daughters, Bevlyn Baxter and Sue McMillan of Malone, and Wendy Ammons and husband, Brian, of Ponce de Leon; 12 grandchildren, 16 great-grandchildren, one great-greatgranddaughter and four step-grandchildren; a lot of nieces and nephews and a host of close friends. Flowers will be accepted and donations can be made to Covent Hospice and the Grace Assembly of God Church.James R. BaxterH. Doyle (Pott) NeSmith, 80, of Chattahoochee, died Feb. 20, 2012. Funeral services were Feb. 24. Burial was at Sycamore Cemetery, Sycamore. H.D. NeSmithLeland Charles Thomas, 79, died Feb.17, 2012. Funeral services were Feb. 24 at First United Methodist Church in Marianna. Burial was in Riverside Cemetery with full military honors. James & Sikes Funeral Home Maddox Chapel directed.Leland C. ThomasHodges R. Martin Sr., of Marianna, died Feb. 16, 2012. A memorial service was Feb. 19. Interment was a private service for family at New Salem Baptist Cemetery. Hodges R. Martin Sr.Mr. Thomas Henry Wojcik, 65, of Houston, Texas, passed away Feb. 20, 2012, in Bonifay. He was born Nov. 4, 1946, in St. Paul, Minn. He is preceded in death by his mother, Marciel Rose Mondor Wojcik. Mr. Wojcik is survived by his wife, Dianne Steverson-Wojcik, of Houston, Texas; his father, Henry Louis Wojcik, of Poincianna and Houston, Texas; son, Chad Ling and wife, Sandra, of Roseville, Minn.; and grandchildren, Jackson, Carter and Riley; son, Bryan Mickle and wife, Paula, of Houston, Texas; and grandchildren, Jessica, Johnathon, Jordanne and Joshua; daughter, Danielle Herbst and husband, Mike, of White Bear Lake, Minn.; and grandchildren, Johnathen, and Allyshea; daughter, Michielle Goetsch and husband, Bruce, of St. Paul, Minn.; and grandchildren, Kayla and Lindsey; two brothers, Tim Wojcik and wife, Sandy, of Magnolia, Texas and Joe Wojcik and wife, Chris, of Magnolia, Texas; two sisters, Sharon McLafferty and husband, Tim, of Poinciana, and Janice Durand and husband, Mike, of Monticello, Minn.; numerous nieces and nephews; best friends, Jimmie Ray Brown of Houston, Texas, and Heath Wilson of Ore City, Texas. Funeral services were 2 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 25, at Little Rock Assembly of God Church, with the Rev. Ike Steverson of ciating. Interment followed in the Little Rock Assembly of God Church Cemetery with Peel Funeral Home of Bonifay directing. Family received friends Feb. 24 from 5-7 p.m. at Peel Funeral Home.Thomas H. WojcikBilly Wayne Donaldson, 44, of Ponce de Leon, passed away Thursday, Feb. 23, 2012. He was born June 7, 1967, in Alabama. He is preceded in death by his mother, Elaine Donaldson; one brother, Lonnie Ray Donaldson; and brother-in-law, Earl Nowling. Billy Wayne is survived by two daughters, Angileigh and Madison Donaldson; two sons, Caleb and Ethan Donaldson; one step-daughter, Kristine Campbell of Ponce de Leon; his father, Eskle Donaldson of Ponce de Leon; ve sisters, Faye Stuck and husband, Tim, of DeFuniak Springs, Janice Nowling of DeFuniak Springs, Teresa Richard and husband, Marty, of Wellington, Phyllis Coatney of Vernon, and Becky Neal and husband, Pat, of Milton; four brothers, Johnnie Earl Donaldson of DeFuniak Springs, Travis Donaldson of N.C., Terry Donaldson of Houston, Texas, and Shawn Donaldson and wife, Heather, of DeFuniak Springs; mother of his children, Madison and Ethan, Becky Campbell and mother of Angileigh and Caleb, Bridgett Ward; numerous nieces, nephews, and great-nieces and nephews. A time of visitation was Monday, Feb. 27, at Davis-Watkins Funeral Home, 1474 Highway 83 N., DeFuniak Springs, FL 32433, from 6-8 p.m. Funeral services were held Tuesday, Feb. 28, at Northside Baptist Church in Ponce de Leon beginning at 2 p.m. with Pastor Kenneth Harrison of ciating. Committal services followed at New Ponce de Leon Cemetery. Flowers are being accepted. Memories and condolences may be shared with the family at www.daviswatkins. com. Arrangements and services are under the direction of Davis-Watkins Funeral Home.Billy W. DonaldsonMs. Georganne Patricia Bush, 65, of Bonifay, died on Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2012, at Decedents Residence in Bonifay. He was born May 13, 1946, in New York. Ms. Bush is preceded in death by her parents, George Ermett and the late Ruth Myers Ermett; and one sister, Dotsy Ermett. Surviving are sons, Robert Vermillion of Bonifay, and William Vermillion and wife, Jennifer, of San Diego, Calif.; daughters, Tina Thomas and husband, Keith, of Bonifay, Lori English and husband, Gary, of Bonifay, and Leighann Grinde and husband, Brian, of Bonifay; sister, Marian Fava of New York; Eleven grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. A Memorial service was 10 a.m. Friday, Feb. 24, at Sims Funeral Home Chapel, with the Rev. James Bush of ciating. Sims Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.Georganne P. BushVirginia Lois TarverEck, 68, of Bonifay, died Feb. 18, 2012. Memorialization was by cremation with Sims Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.Virginia L. Tarver-EckMr. Charles Horace Bush, 82, of Bonifay, died Thursday, Feb. 23, 2012, at Bay Medical Center in Panama City. Born Sunday, Oct. 20, 1929, in Bonifay, he was the son of the late Augustus Bush and Addie Dyson Bush. Surviving are sons, Donald Bush, of Bonifay, Richard Bush, of Rock Hill, S.C., and Thomas Bush; daughters, Mary Wickson, of Charlotte, N.C., and Jean Trejo, of Pingree Grove, Ill.; brothers, Alfred Bush, of Pensacola, and Lyndall Bush of Hubert, N.C.; sister, Odessa White, of Bonifay; ten grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. A Funeral service was held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 25, at First United Methodist Church. Interment followed in Bonifay Cemetery, with Sims Funeral Home directing. The family received friends from 1-2 p.m. Feb. 25, at First United Methodist Church, Bonifay.Charles H. Bush See OBITUARIES B6Wednesday, February 29, 2012 ObituariesWashington County News | Holmes County Times-Advertiser | B5 Crossword SOLUTION

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Wednesday, February 29, 2012 B6 | Holmes County Times-Advertiser | Washington County News Extra OBITUARIES from page B5Jessica Brianne Paul, 26, of Chipley, passed away Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2012, at the Tallahassee Memorial Hospital from injuries sustained in an automobile accident. Jessica was born in Birmingham, Ala., July 1, 1985. She had lived in Chipley for the past three years. She was also the manager of Pizza Hut in Donaldsonville, Ga. Jessica was preceded in death by her daughter, Annabella Brianne Sprague, and brother, Darryl Wade England. She is survived by her mother, Diana Roys of Bonifay; father, Robert Roys of Luverne, Ala; anc, Robert Allen Sprague, of Chipley; son, Ethan Blaine Paul, of Geneva, Ala; brother, Robert Roys Jr., of Afghanistan; sister, Taryn Metheny, of Warner Robins, Ga; grandparents, Sue Bel,l of Jay, and Harmon Burttram, of Blount County, Ala.; three step-children, Robert Allen Sprague Jr., McKennah Sprague and Myah Sprague all of Chipley; and numerous cousins. Funeral services were 11 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 25, at Grace and Glory Church, with the Rev. Gene Hauser ofciating. Burial followed in Wachob Forest Lawn Cemetery with Obert Funeral Home of Chipley directing. The family received friends from 6-8 p.m. Friday, Feb. 24, at Grace and Glory Church.Jessica B. PaulAnnabella Brianna Sprague went home to be with the Lord Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2012, at the Tallahassee Memorial Hospital. She was preceded in death by her mother, Jessica Brianne Paul. She is survived by her father, Robert Allen Sprague, of Chipley; two brothers, Ethan Blain Paul, of Geneva and Robert Allen Sprague Jr., of Chipley; two sisters, McKennah and Myah Sprague of Chipley; paternal grandparents, Bert Fravezzi and wife, Christine, of Chipley; and maternal grandparents, Robert Roys, of Luverne, Ala., and Diana Roys, of Bonifay; Funeral services were at 11 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 25, at Grace and Glory Church, with the Rev. Gene Hauser ofciating. Burial followed in Wachob Forest Lawn Cemetery with Obert Funeral Home of Chipley directing. Family received friends from 68 p.m. Friday Feb. 24, at Grace and Glory Church.Annabella B. SpragueMs. Martha Florene Judah, 92 of Bonifay, went to be with the lord on Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2012 at Bonifay Nursing and Rehab Center in Bonifay. Born Sunday, Aug. 3, 1919 in Holmes County. She was a member of First Assembly of God Church. She was a wonderful wife, mother, grandmother, sister and aunt. She will be greatly missed. She was a homemaker and enjoyed cooking, spending time with family and serving people. Ms. Judah was preceded in death by her parents, Tump Wells and Jeannie Taylor Wells; husband, William Hugh Judah; a daughter, Martha Faye Scott and a daughterin-law, Lana Louise Judah; brothers, Jim Wells, T. Wells, T.I. Wells, Jay Wells, and Dink Wells; sisters, Mary Price, Tressie Birge, and Inez Morris. Surviving are son, Billy Hugh Judah of Bonifay; sister, Ruth Clemmons of Bonifay; six grandchildren, Debbie, Donna, Wanda, Brian, Kim and stepgranddaughter, Debbie; 10 great-grand children, Melissa, Candace, Justin, Jessica, Jennifer, Colin, Landon, Michelle, Erica, and Scott; seven greatgreat-grandchildren, Daylan, Maci, Hadley, Savannah, Hannah, Jillian and Kazen. A Funeral service was held at 2 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 24, 2012 at First Assembly of God Church with the Rev. Tommy Moore and the Rev. John Chance ofciating. Interment followed in Bonifay Cemetery, Bonifay. with Sims Funeral Home directing. The family received friends from 6 -8 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 23, 2012, at First Assembly of God Church, Bonifay.Martha F. JudahBilly L. Jackson, 71, of Graceville, died Feb. 22, 2012. Funeral services were Feb. 27, at East Mt. Zion United Methodist Church. Burial followed in the church cemetery with James & Lipford Funeral Home in Graceville directing. Billy L. JacksonPauline R. Johnson, 69, of Marianna, died Feb. 22, 2012. Funeral services were Feb. 25. Burial followed in Riverside Cemetery with James and Sikes Funeral Home Maddox Chapel of Marianna directing.Pauline R. JohnsonGeorge Egbert Jenkins, 89, of Vernon, died Feb. 18, 2012. Memorialization was by cremation. Peel Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.George Egbert Jenkins Community eEVeENTsSWashington County Health Department blood driveCHIPLEY The Washington County Health Department will be holding a Blood Drive from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. today.Reception at LaurdenDavis Art GalleryBONNIFAY An Art Exhibit Reception for Dawn Barone, Pam Alford, and Laurie Tinsley will be at LaurdenDavis Art Gallery located at 110 W. Pennsylvania Ave., at 7 p.m., March 1. Snacks and refreshments will be served and the show is open to the public. There is no admission fee, so come and join us. The artworks will be on display until April 2. Group art classes will begin in April through May 2012. The one-on-one art classes are on going. Sign up early. The Bonifay Guild for the Arts Inc. yearbook is almost ready!! Once the book is on the shelf, it will be announced through the Holmes County TimesAdvertiser.Bonifay Womans Club game nightBONNIFAY The Bonifay Womans Club will be having a Game Night fundraiser from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Thursday at the home of Wilhelmina Belcer. Games will include Bridge, Bunco, Hand and Foot, Canasta, Mexican Dominoes, and others. Door prizes will be given out during the evening and refreshments will be served. Tickets for the event are $10 and can be purchased form club members. For additional information or tickets, call Jane Segrest at 547-3741 or Doris Spears at 547-2080.Wal-Mart Super Center blood driveCHIPLEY The Chipley location of Wal-Mart Super Center will be holding a Blood Drive, from noon to 5 p.m., on Friday.Miss Down Home Street Festival PageantBONNIFAY Bonifays Down Home Street Festival proudly presents the third annual Miss Down Home Street Festival Pageant on Saturday at Holmes County High School. Girls divisions will be Baby Miss ages 0-1, Toddler Miss ages 2-4, Tiny Miss ages 5-6, Little Miss ages 7-9, Young Miss ages 10-12, Jr. Miss ages 13-15, and Miss ages 16-21. Boys divisions will be Baby Mr. ages 0-1, Toddler Mr. ages 2-4, and Tiny Mr. ages 5-6. Registration is closed. Go to www.bonifaystreetfestival.com for more information 8th annual Holmes VV alley Heritage Day VVERNNONN The 8th Annual Holmes Valley Heritage Day will be Saturday at 3901 Wilderness Road in Vernon. Gates open at 8 a.m. until the last pull. Antique tractor races begin at 9:30 a.m., followed by the pulls of the 2,500 pound10,500 pound divisions at 10 a.m. There will be a 1912 Case Steam Traction Engine on site. At 11:30 a.m. there will be a childrens pedal tractor pull, the parade of tractors at noon, and then the ladies skillet throw at 12:30 p.m. Admission is $5 for adults and children 12 and under are free. The garden tractor pulls will be occurring simultaneously as the antique tractor pulls. Exhibits, merchandise and food vendors will all be available to anyone who would like to attend. For further information about the show or to be a vendor, contact Sandra Cook at 850-535-2426.Washington County Correctional Institute to hold blood driveGREENNHEAD The Washington County Correction Institute will hold a Blood Drive from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., on March 6.Miss Holmes County Fair PageantHOLMES COUNTNTY The Miss Holmes County Fair Pageant will be held on March 10 at the Holmes County Fir Building. Contestant must reside in Holmes County to be eligible. Entry fee if $45 if paid by March 1 and $60 if paid after March 1. There will be a talent portion for those wishing to enter. They will be awarded the Miss Midway Medal of Honor. Talent and song choice must be approved by March 1. Miss Holmes County Fair and her court will represent Holmes County in parades and fairs during the year. They are ambassadors for the Holmes County Fair. They will be at the fair all week handing out ribbons and awards, dressed appropriately with crown and banner. Categorys will be: Future Little Miss Holmes County Fair ages 3-4 (winner receives $50), Little Miss Holmes County Fair ages 5-6 (winner receives $50, Young Miss Holmes County Fair ages 712 (winner receives $50), Junior Miss Holmes County Fair ages 13-15 (winner receives $50) and Miss Holmes County Fair ages 16 20 (winner receives $500). For more information, contact Mrs. Kim Cullifer at 850-956-2367 or Mrs. Kim Shefeld at 547-5833.Friends of the Library Game NNightCHIPLEY The Friends of the Washington County Public Library are planning a Game Night at the Library on March 15. The event will be at the Washington County Agricultural Center, 1424 Highway 90 West in Chipley. Tables will be set up for Bridge, Bunco, Canasta, Dominoes or other table games as requested. Door prizes will be given throughout the evening and refreshments will be served. Tickets are $10 and are now on sale at the library and will be available at the door the night of the event. Everyone is invited to come and enjoy the fellowship and refreshments. For more information, call Chairperson Leola Porter at 638-1703.French ReunionBON N IFAY The 25th Annual French Family Reunion will be held at the Bonifay Ag Center on Highway 90, one mile east of Bonifay, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on March 18. Come be apart of your family heritage. Many local families come from this family tree. Welcome to friends, family and all relatives to attended and be part of your history. For more information, contact, Sidney J. Johnson at 547-1048, Kathy (Barnes) Kersey at 547-3393 or Marcy (French) Smith at 547-2157.TT he Hunger GamesCHIPLEY You are invited to participate in The Hunger Games brought to you by the Washington County Library. Identify yourself at THE CAPITOL (WCPL Chipley Branch) to celebrate the opening of the movie. The games will be at the Washington County Public Library March 22. To register, call 638-1314.Get on Board with N N orthwest Florida Community HospitalCHIPLEY Join NFCH an Get on Board and surf into giving from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. March 30. Call Heather Shelby at 415-8119.Chipley Garden Club to hold Spring Gardens and E nglish T T eaCHIPLEY The Chipley Garden Club will be holding a Spring Gardens and English Tea event starting at 9 a.m., on March 31. The garden tour will begin at 9 a.m., at Edwins Cottage Garden on 5th Street, then will move on to The Pigotts Place on Highway 90 East. Their will be English Tea at high noon, at Chipleys Downtown Farmers Market on North 7th Street. Enjoy a leisurely stroll through two totally different gardens, then relax the English way with a hot cup of tea and goodies. Be sure to visit The CGC Garden Spot before you leave us. Tickets are $10 and must be purchased in advance.Senior Group going to Savannah, Ga.WASHIN N GT T ON N /HOLMES COUNT NT Y Senior Group will be going to Savannah, Ga., on April 4-7. The tour will include stops at Tybee, Jekyll and St. Simons Islands. For more information, call Merita Stanley at 850-594-9980.Washington Rehab and N N ursing Center to hold open houseCHIPLEY The Washington Rehab and Nursing Center will hold an open house and Hall of Fame Cafe on April 26. The open house will be from 4:306 p.m. The Hall of Fame Cafe will begin at 6 p.m. Please come out and help us celebrate our new 5 star rating.Senior Group going on Alaska CruiseWASHIN N GT T ON N /HOLMES COUNT NT Y Senior Group will be going on Cruise to Alaska and a tour of the North West Land, on July 14-28. For more information, call Merita Stanley at 850-594-9980.Senior Group will be exploring the Alpine CountriesWASHIN N GT T ON N /HOLMES COUNT NT Y Senior Group will be exploring the Alpine Countries of Germany, Austria, and Switzerland on Sept. 28 through Oct. 11. For more information, call Merita Stanley at 850-594-9980. Community CAleLENdarDAR Library hoursWausau Library Monday: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesday: 1-6 p.m. Wednesday: Closed Thursday: 1-6 p.m. Friday: Closed Saturday: Closed Sunday: Closed Holmes County Library (Bonifay) Monday: Closed Tuesday: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday: 8 a.m. to noon Sunday: Closed Washington County Library (Chipley) Monday: 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday: 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Wednesday: 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Thursday: 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday: Closed Sunday: Closed Vernon Library Monday: Closed Tuesday: 1-6 p.m. Wednesday: 1-6 p.m. Thursday: Closed Friday: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday: Closed Sunday: Closed Sunny Hills Library Monday: 1-6 p.m. Tuesday: Closed Wednesday: 1-6 p.m. Thursday: Closed Friday: Closed Saturday: Closed Sunday: ClosedMONNDAY10 a.m. to noon : Holmes Council on Aging provides bingo, exercise, games, activities, hot meals and socialization. 11 a.m. : Washington Council on Aging (Chipley) senior lunches; for reservations, call 638-6217. Donations accepted. 5 p.m. : Coupon clipping at the Washington County Library 6-7:30 p.m. : Salvation Army Domestic Violence and Rape Crisis Program (SADVP) hosts a domestic violence support group at the SADVP Rural Outreach ofce, 1461 S. Railroad Ave., Apartment 1, in Chipley. Call Emma or Jess at 415-5999.TTUESDAY10 a.m. to noon: Holmes Council on Aging provides hot meals and socialization. 11 a.m.: Washington Council on Aging (Chipley) senior lunches; for reservations, call 638-6217. Donations accepted. Noon: Chipley Kiwanis Club meeting. Noon: Alcoholics Anonymous open meeting, New Life Assembly Fellowship Hall, Chipley. 6 p.m.: Holmes County Commission meets second Tuesdays. 7 p.m.: Narcotics Anonymous meeting, Blessed Trinity Catholic Church on County Road 177AWEDNNESDAY10 a.m. to noon: Holmes Council on Aging provides hot meals and socialization. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.: The Vernon Historical Society Museum is open to the public from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Meetings are fourth Wednesdays at 2 p.m. 11 a.m.: Washington Council on Aging (Chipley) senior lunches; for reservations, call 638-6217. Donations accepted. 1 p.m.: Line dancing, Washington Council on Aging in Chipley. 7 p.m.: Depression and Bipolar Support Group meets at First Baptist Church educational annex building in Bonifay. Call 547-4397.TTHURSDAY7:30 a.m.: Washington County Chamber of Commerce breakfast every third Thursday 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.: Money Sense at Goodwill Career Training Center; call 6380093; every third Thursday 10 a.m. to noon: Holmes Council on Aging provides hot meals and socialization. 10:30 a.m.: Chipley Library preschool story time. 11 a.m.: Washington Council on Aging (Chipley) senior lunches; for reservations, call 638-6217. Donations accepted. 11 a.m.: Care Givers Support group meets third Thursdays at the First Presbyterian Church at 4437 Clinton St., Marianna.

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Wednesday, February 29, 2012 Washington County News | B7 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 Advertise your business or service here for only$10.00per week8 week minimum638-0212 547-9414HastyHeating & CoolingLic. #1814468, ER0013265, RF0066690, AL 03147 Serving Washington, Holmes and Jackson Counties for 16 Years With, Friendly and Reliable Service!Service On All Brands Sales For Residential & Commercial Commercial Refrigeration & Hoods638-3611Call For Monthly Specials 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 Dentons RecyclingNEWBERRY LANE, BONIFAY, FLORIDAWE BUY ALL SCRAP METAL $$$ALUMINUM, COPPER, BRASS, IRON, STOVES, REFRIGERATORS, WASHERS, DRYERS$ TOP $ PAID FOR JUNK CARS, TRUCKS & FARM EQUIPMENTMon.-Fri. 8 a.m.-6 p.m., Call For Sat. Hours(850) 547-4709HELP WANTEDPAINTERS NEEDEDD&G Painting & Remodeling849-7982 849-0736DeesCleaning Service 850-547-2543 334-400-6560 Find the right person for your job today at emeraldcoastjobs.com WANTED; Utility Trailers of any kind, in any condition. Motorcycle, boat, closed, open, flat bed, 4-wheeler, ect. Bill at 638-5050. Caryville Flea Market Produce, knives, tupelo honey, western books, games, movies, old tools, new and used items. Open Saturdays 8a.m. Commercial Tanning Bed. 32 light bed. $1500! 850-527-5250 DIABETIC TEST STRIPS NEEDEDCall Bob (850)710-0189 For Sale Wolf Sunquest Pro 16SE tanning bed. Works good has new bulbs still in box. $1200 OBO.850-263-7892 Call Sherry I will clean your house & sit with anybody that needs someone. My name is Kathy Finch and you can reach me at 850-638-8232 or 850-392-8988 anytime. Thank you! Pine Straw For Sale! 350 bells. $200/ bell. Call 850-527-7272 or more information. Wanted to Rent : Farmland for 2012 season. (850) 415-1217. Wanted to Rent; Farm land or pasture in suroundding area. 850-718-1859. LARGE ABANDONED GOODS SALE: Like a big Flea Market, but yard sale prices. Friday & Saturday March 2 & 3 8:00AM-5:00PM. Located on the bypass (Maple Avenue) Geneva, AL. Near Courthouse. Large Multi-Family Yard Sale. Sat March 3. 1 block E of hwy 77 at 2737 Jackson St in Wausau. Open House Yard Sale Feb 25-Feb 29.Lots of furniture, decorations & special pieces. 1195 Pine Bluff Dr 638-1015 Call for directions SPECIAL KIND OF GARAGE SALE! Friday & Saturday Ladies Clothes all styles, colors, & seasons. Sizes 6-10 (many with store tags still attached) Ladies Shoes All styles Sizes 5.5-7.5 Rolled Back Prices Have been Rolled Back Again! Cheap, Cheap Prices For Good Stuff! 408-A Hwy 273 (Campbellton Hwy) Chipley, FL Come Early Buy A BUNCH! Yard Sale Fund raiser for Libbie Brownsfield Smith. Indoors. 1455 Brickyard Rd. Shiners Club. March2& 3 8am-5pm. Rib plates sold on Saturday. For more info call 850-258-9804 GUN SHOWMarch 3rd and 4th Natl Peanut Fest. Bldg. 5622 US Hwy 231 S Dothan, Alabama OVER 275 TABLES Saturday 9-5pm Sunday 10-4pm Info: 334-279-9895 Text FL99221 to 56654 AUCTIONSaturday March 17 @ 11:00 a.m. JACKSON COUNTY, MARIANNA, FL 1063+Acres CIRCLE RANCH CROPLAND & WOODS(CenterPivotPotential) SmallPond,Pastures, Great Hunting PavedRoadFrontage. SellingDivided or as a Whole ExcellentInvestmentOpportunity! BID IN PERSON LIVE OR ON THE INTERNET SIMULCAST For More InformationVisit: WWW.JDURHAMAUCTIONS.COM OrCall: 1-800-342-2666 Sale in Co-Operation with: TheHatcherAgency, Marianna, FL. 10% BUYERS PREMIUM Firewood Delivered. Cut to length. (850)547-9291. B&B Furniture 1342 North RR Avenue, Chipley. We pay cash for clean, quality furniture. and some appaliences 850-557-0211 or 850-415-6866. Ask for Pasco or Carolyn 1560 Lonnie Rd-off Hwy 77, south of Chipley. 7 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, March 3. Decluttering Sale To much stuff to live with.Everything must go. Sat 3/3 7am-2pm. 3719 PatePond Rd 2miles off 79 onright Huge Multi Family Yard Sale. Fri & Sat March 2nd & 3rd 8am-until. 1187 Clayton Rd, Chipley Furniture, Pictures, Clothes, Trinkets & Lots more! For Sale: 40hp Mahindra Tractor w/ attachments. Great Cond/ Only 360 hrs. $8000.00 also 5500 Watt Generator like new. $500.00 850-768-0135 COLOR SELLS!Get Your Classified Ad in COLOR! Call now for details and be noticed! 638-0212 or 547-9414 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. Lady seeks gentleman over 45 for companionship & possible relationship. Looks not important but needs sense of humor. Give me a call after 12 noon. (850)547-0161. 2 1/2 yr old Miniature Yorki: $75.00 to a good family. 850-773-2776 ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS SECTION 00020 TO PROVIDE-INSTALL SERVICES RELATED TO THE INSTALLATION OF 122 REPLACEMENT POLE LIGHTING FIXTURE HEADS AND PHOTO VOLTAIC TRAFFIC FLASHING BEACON LOCATED WITHIN THE CITY OF CHIPLEY, FLORIDA Project No. 1019 The City of Chipley is accepting sealed bids for the Chipley Energy Efficiency Block Grant (EECBG) Project, to be funded by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act and the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services and will be received by the City for the construction of the Project described as follows: Base Bid:The Provide-Install firm selected is to perform and /or provide the necessary resources for the purchase, permitting and installation of 122 LED lighting fixtures for the replacement of 122 High Intensity discharge lighting fixtures in the downtown business district of Chipley, Florida. The replacement to include LED Light source, replacement Acorn Style Globes and all necessary LED drivers and mounting hardware for a complete and operating fixture. LED Fixtures to be mounted on existing decorative poles. Provide Alternate#1 pricing to : Provide retrofitting of existing Flashing Traffic Beacon with Photo Voltaic to utilize solar power as shown plans and the requirements called out in the specifications. Bids shall be addressed to the City of Chipley City Clerks Office, 1442 Jackson Avenue, P.O. Box 1007, Chipley, Florida 32428. All bids must be received by the City of Chipley City Clerks Office by March 16, 2012 at 2:00p.m. All bids must be submitted in triplicate. Any bids received after the specified date and time will not be considered. The sealed bids will be publicly opened and read aloud at the City of Chipley City Hall on March 16, 2012 at 2:10p.m. Bid shall be designated as Sealed Bid-City of Chipley Energy Efficiency Block Grant ( EECBG) Project for Fiscal Year 2011. The information for Bidders, Forms of Proposal, Form of Contract, Plans, Specifications, and Forms of Bid Bond, Performance and Payment Bond, and other contract documents may be examined and copies obtained at the City Hall, located at 1442 Jackson Avenue, Chipley. Florida. The copies can be obtained for $60.00 which constitutes the cost of reproduction and handling. This payment will not be refunded. The City of Chipley reserves the right to waive any informalities or to reject any or all bids. The City of Chipley is and Equal Opportunity Employer. Each Biddermustt deposit with his/her security in the amount, form and subject to the conditions provided in the Information for Bidders. Sureties used for obtaining bonds must appear as acceptable according to the Department of Treasury Circular 570. The contractor shall begin mobilization and procurement of materials within ten (10) working days of the receipt of the Notice to Proceed. Attention of Bidders is particularly called to the requirements as to conditions of employment to be observed and minimum wage rates to be paid under the Contract, Section 3, Segregated Facilities, Section 109 Executive Order 11246, Buy American Provisions and all applicable laws and regulations of the Federal government and State of Florida, and bonding and insurance requirements. The City of Chipley is an Equal Opportunity Employer and reserves the right to reject any or all bids. As published in the Washington County News Feb 29, March 7, 2012 NOTICE Tri-County Community Council, Inc., Board of Directors will meet on Thursday, March 8, 2012 at 5:00P.M.; with Finance Committee meetings at 4:00 P.M., and Personnel Committee meeting at 4:15 P.M. at McClains Restaurant located on 331 South in Defuniak Springs. 02-3120 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT, FOURTEENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR WASHINGTON COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO.: 67-10-CA-413 THE DELTONA CORPORATION, a Delaware corporation Plaintiff, vs. PARADISE GARDEN CHURCH, INC., a Dissolved Florida corporation, et al, Defendants AMENDED NOTICE OF ACTION IN THE NAME OF THE STATE OF FLORIDA, TO: The Estate anUnknownow Heirs of Jimmie Helton, Deceased, a/k/a Reverend James Helton, 2913 W. Xanthus Street, Tampa, Florida 34614, Mary Helton, 2913 W. Xanthus Street, Tampa, Florida 34614, and the unknown husband or wife, as the case may be, of any or either of the natural persons who are parties defendant to this cause, if alive, and if dead, then to all unknown person claiming interest by, through or against any or either of said named Defendants as heirs, devisees, legatees, grantees, successors, legal representatives, assignees, trustees, lienors, creditors or otherwise claimants; and all unknown parties having or claiming to have any right, title or interest in the following property situate in Washington County, Florida, to-wit: Lot 2, Block 554, of SUNNY HILLS, Unit 9, a subdivision according to the plat thereof as recorded in Plat Book 2, Pages 103 through 107, of the Public Records of Washington County, Florida. YOU ARE REQUIRED to serve a copy of your written defenses, if any, to the quiet title action on the Plaintiffs attorney, CHARLES E. BERK, ESQUIRE, whose address is Post Office Box 5056, Ocala, Florida 34478, (352) 629-1155, on or before the 22nd day of March, 2012, and file the original with the Clerk of this Court either before service on Plaintiffs attorney or immediately thereafter; otherwise, a Default will be entered against you for the relief demanded in the Complaint filed herein. In accordance with the Americans With Disabilities Act, persons with disabilities needing a special accommodation to participate in his proceeding should contact the individual or agency sending this notice to Charles E. Berk, Esquire, Post Office Box 5056, Ocala, Florida 34478, (352) 629-1155, not later than seven days prior to the proceedings. If hearing impaired(TDD) 1-800-955-8771 or Voice (V) 1-800-955-8770, via Florida Relay Service. WITNESS my hand and the seal of this Court this 1 day of Feb, 2012. LINDA HAYES COOK Clerk of the Circuit Court Washington County, Florida By K McDaniel As Deputy Clerk (Court Seal) Charles E.Berk Esquire Florida Bar No. 141171 Post Office Box 5056 Ocala, Florida 34478 Attorney for Plaintiff (352) 629-1155 As published in the Washington County News February 22, 29, 2012

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SLAY, BROKER NICE 3 BR 1.5 BA BRICK ON 1 ACRE REDUCED-$98,900---10 AC FARM 3 BR HOME BARNS PASTURE-$175,000--10 AC NEWER 3 BR 2 BA -$199,900--4+ ACRES 3 BR 2 BA CHIPLEY-$79,900---2.5 ACRES-$19,900---4 BR 2 BA BRICK-$99,900---2 STORY 3/2 IN CHIPLEY -$138,900---11 ACRES-$19,900---4 BR 1.5 BA BRICK-$89,900---148 ACRES-$414,400---3BR 1 BA HOME ON 1 ACRE OWNER FINANCING-$65,900---LIKE NEW 3 BR 2.5 BA ON 1+ ACRE$169,900---18 AC LIKE NEW HOME-$149,900---10 AC 2 HOMES-$120,000---2 ACRES OWNER FINANCING-$19,900-11 ACRES OWNER FINANCING$29,900---FIXER UPPER ON 60 ACRES-$169,900---18 ACRES 4 BR 3 BA DWMH-$139,900---2/HOME ON ALMOST 1 ACRE-$42,500---LAKEFRONT HOME ON 18 ACRES-$99,900---13 ACRES PASTURE HWY FRONT-$59,900--2 LOTS IN TOWN-$29,900---1.72 ACRES COMMERICAL HWY 79-$350,000--3BR HOME ON 2+AC-$79,900--NICE 2 BR BRICK-$85,900 --4+ AC OLD HOMESITE-$24,900www.bettiescountryrealtyonline.com Your land or family land is all you need to buy a new home. Call 850-682-3344 For Sale Dodge Van wheelchair accessible w/ side ramp. Call 850-638-4002 Buell S3 Thunderbolt Motorcycle, Harley Davidson Motor, runs great and garage kept, 17,000 miles. $3,500!! Call 850-271-5761 and leave a message. 01 Chevy Blazer 4 door $575 Down $4200 TOTAL 98 Chevy Tahoe $ 675 down $3900 TOTAL 01 Pontiac Grand Prix 4 door $575 down $4500 TOTAL 01 Chevy Silverado 4 door x/cab $1200 down $6900 TOTAL 01 Chevy Avalanche $3500 down $11,500 TOTAL 0% Interest Daylight Auto Financing 2816 Hwy 98 W 9AM-9PM Mon-Sat 11AM-6PM Sunday 850-215-1769 You are Automatically approved if you can make payments on time!!!! $37,000 5 Acres near Crystal Lake on Amos Hayes Rd, property has well septic and power pole. Current survey is available. About 1.5 acres of the property is cleared. 850-271-5761 and leave a message. 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. 20 Acres-Live on Land NOW!! Only $99/mo. $0 Down, Owner Financing. NO CREDIT CHECKS! Near El Paso, Texas Beautiful Mountain Views! Free Color Brochure.(800) 755-8953www sunsetranches.com Waterfront Grand Opening Sale! One Day Only-Sat., March 10th, New Log Cabin on 2+ Acres w/200+ FT DOCKABLE WF Only $74,500. Save tens of thousands on new log cabin w/ dockable lake frontage on one of Alabamas premier recreational lakes. Excellent financing. Call now (866) 952-5302, Ext151. Beautiful Log Cabin, stable w/bath and equipment barn on 2+/-Acres in Chatham, VA. $148,900. Agnes Dowdy & Associates Real Estate (434) 851-8522 photos at www.AgnesDowdy RE.com Brick 3 Br/2Ba, garage, 2 acres. Master bdrm, walk in closet. Spacious kitchen/dining. Central heat/AC. Storage/shop/bldg, 2 carports. Bonifay (850)547-4195 For Sale by Owner. 3/Bdrm 2/bath 2040 sq. ft. home on 2 1/2 acres. Large master BR suite w/tub shower and double sink, w/walk in closets. LR w/fireplace, dining room, kitchen w/large island. $90,000. Phone (850)956-1290, cell (951)962-0489. Nice clean houses, apartments & mobile homes for rent in Bonifay area. HUD approved. Also, houses for sale. Call Martha (850)547-5085, (850)547-2531. Small 3BR/1BA in Vernon. Newly updated $550/mth. $550 deposit. HUD accepted. No Pets. 850-527-5250 2 and 3 Bedroom Mobile Homes for rent in Bonifay. No Pets. (850)547-3462. 2BR Furnished Mobile Home CH/A. Real clean. On Bonnette Pond Rd. $500/mth $200/dep.850-638-1462 3BD/2BA MH 3/4 mile from Elementary School. On Hwy 177A. Family oriented park. Call (850)547-3746. Bonifay: 2 or 3 br Quite location $475/mo 850-699-3601 For Rent 3 BR/ 2 BA Doublewide in Bonifay. Sorry No Pets Please call 850-373-8938 FOR RENT Nice mobile home convenient location in Chipley. No Pets. 850-638-4640 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 Executive OfficeSpace for rent downtown Chipley. All util. incld 638-1918 1 Bedroom Apartment New carpet, new kitchen title, new shower, new paint, living room, kitchen. Water, sewer, garbage included. $500/mo. Bonifay. Call for details. (850) 329-8381. FOR RENT 1 Bed apartment, convenient location in Chipley. No pets. 850-638-4640 For Rent: Bright 2BR/2BA screened porch Townhouse apartment. Non-Smoker, references. Good location Bonifay Area 850-547-3494 or 850-532-2177 Ridgewood Apartments of Bonifay Studio $350, 2 bedroom $470 City utilities incl. (850)557-7732. 2BR/1.5BA Twonhouse for rent. No pets. Deposit, references required. 843 8th St, Chipley. 638-1918 For Rent 3BR/2BTH HIllcrest Circle, Vernon. Hud Accepted! 850-388-6535 2007 Chevy Suburban 2WD 1/2 ton LS, 143,000 miles, 5.3 vortee w/ active fuel management. Tan with black & tan interior, aluminum wheels, 4 wheel disc breaks. Too much extra to list. $9,500. Call 850-326-1655 Help Needed Part Time/ Full Time no experience required for more information please call and leave name and message 638-4619 JOB FAIR Thursday March 1, 2012 2-4pm. Now hiring Supervisor Correctional environment. Competitive wages,paid vacation, holidays & benefits.5325 Cotton St Graceville, FL 32440 Sales Position for established Northwest Florida territory. Call for interview.Fox Office Solution. 800-886-3318 ALLIED HEALTH career training-Attend college 100% online. Job placement assistance. Computer available. Financial Aid if qualified. SCHEV certified. Call (800) 4819409 www. CenturaOnline.com Apply Now, 12 Drivers Needed Top 5% Pay 2 Mos. 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Tri-County Community Council, Inc., is accepting applications for the Head Start Program in DeFuniak Springs. RESPONSIBILITY: Teacher -Plan and initiate classroom activities per the Head Start Standards. QUALIFICATIONS: Teacher -B.A. degree in Early Childhood or equivalent education in related field. Current drivers license and proper vehicle insurance coverage. Must comply with health and background screening. Applications may be obtained from any Tri-County Community Council, Inc., office and submitted by MondayMarch 5, 2012, at 4:30 p.m. For information and an application call LeaAnn, Personnel Tech (850) 547-3689, or online at www.tricountycommunitycouncil.com Successful applicant will be subject to pre-employment drug test. Only qualified applicants will be considered. EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER AND DRUG AND SMOKE FREE WORKPLACE. Logistics/TransportEARN EXTRA INCOMENEEDED IMMEDIATELY!!!! Become a Newspaper Carrier CHIPLEY COTTONDALE MARIANNA Open routes available in the early morning Great opportunity to own your own BUSINESS Deliver your newspaper in your communityIndependent ContractorsMust have: A reliable vehicle Proof of Auto Insurance A valid drivers license Be 18 yrs or older 501 W 11th St. and complete a carrier application Medical/HealthIT DirectorDoctors Memorial Hospital is currently accepting applications for the position of Director of Information Technology Services. Bachelors Degree in Information Technology preferred. Hospital and/or CPSI experience preferred. Competitive benefits package, salary negotiable. Interested applicants can send their resume to Doctors Memorial Hospital Attn: Christy Booth, Human Resources Department P.O. Box 188 Bonifay, FL 32425 christy .booth@doc torsmemorialhospital.com Or Apply in person at: 2600 Hospital Drive. Doctors Memorial Hospital is a Drug Free Workplace. TobaccoFree Campus. EOE. Web-Id 34198554