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Phone: 850-638-0212 Website: chipleypaper.com Fax: 850-638-4601 50 www.chipleypaper.com For the latest breaking news, visit CHIPLEYPAPER.COM IN BRIEF C onnec t with us 24/7 G et br eak ing new s videos e xpanded st or ies phot o galler ies opinions and mor e ... @WCN_HC T CH IPLE Y P APER C OM WEEKEND Washington County News Volume 91, Number 18 Saturday, JUNE 14 2014 Bed and Bath Factory grand opening CHIPLEY WestPoint Home Bed and Bath Factory Outlet Store will open at their new, expanded location in Washington Square Shopping Center located at 1414 Main Street in Chipley, at 1 p.m., Monday, June 16. There will be refreshments and opening day only shopping specials. Southerland staff to host mobile of ce hours WAUSAU/EBRO U.S. Representative Steve Southerland, IIs Florida staff will be hosting mobile of ce hours in two Washington County locations on Wednesday, June 18. The rst location will be open from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. at the Ebro Town Hall located at 6629 Dog Track Rd. in Ebro. The second location will be open from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. at the Wausau Town Hall located at 1607 Second Avenue in Wausau. The of ces will be open to all residents of Washington County and the surrounding area to provide input on legislation, ask questions or request assistance with a federal agency on issues including: Social Security, Medicare, Housing and Urban Development, IRS, Veterans Affairs, and Immigration. For more information, please contact Melissa Thompson at 785-0812 or Melissa.Thompson@ mail.house.go v Vernon to begin interviews By CAROL KENT 638-0212 | @WCN_HCT Ckent@chipleypaper.com The City of Vernon held a called workshop Thursday, June 12, to discuss applications submitted for the positions of public works laborer and deputy city clerk. Council members agreed to schedule candidates for interviews Monday, June 16, prior to meeting in their bi-weekly regular session at 7 p.m. In other business, council reviewed the original roof drawings of the Sam Mitchell Public Library, and Councilman Joey Brock volunteered to look at the facilitys leaking roof this weekend. Brock is expected to report his ndings to the council Monday night. A MORE THAN WORTHY CAUSE CECILIA SPEARS | The News Wendell Beattie, a 28-year service Air Force veteran from Crestview, has taken up the ag and over 50 pounds of gear and is trudging State Road 90 the entirety of 143 miles from Crestview to Tallahassee to bring attention to Operation American Spring. Air Force vet takes on 143 miles By CECILIA SPEARS 658-4038 | @WCN_HCT cspears@chipleypaper.com Wendell Beattie, a 28-year service veteran retired from the Air Force made his way through Bonifay on June 17 and continued on his course on June 18 through Chipley as he made his way from Crestview on foot, carrying the American ag and sporting his fatigues, all for what he said was a more than worthy cause. Beattie began his journey in Crestview on June 14 after he heard the concepts and ideas of Crestvilles very own Harry Riley, the creator of Operation American Spring. Riley is retired navy intelligence, retired NSA and is known for his various local forums and letters to the editors near Crestview and Walton Beach. Hes been calling and writing, trying to get the American people to stand up for their rights, said Beattie. If you dont stand up for your rights, then youre going to lose them. The main goal is to restore the Constitutional government and to go about it with Gods help and the Constitution. He said after further research he decided to be an active participant for Operation American Spring, which has three phases. Phase one was to eld millions, as many as ten million, patriots into displaying a peaceable, non-violent protest against the current government leadership in Washington D.C., explained Beattie. For phase two we were supposed to have millions assemble and stay in Washington D.C. as long as it takes to see Obama, Biden, Reid, McConnell, Boehner, Pelosi and Attorney General Holder removed from of ce, he said. We went to D.C. on May 16 and hoped for a couple of million people only to nd a couple Drive thru convenient store approved By CECILIA SPEARS 658-4038 | @WCN_HCT cspears@chipleypaper.com CHIPLEY Chipley City Council approved of Washington County Planning and Zonings recommendation during their meeting on Tuesday night to approve Jamey Lanes request for a development order to construct a drive thru convenient store on the northwest corner of State Road 77 and Chestnut Hill Street. Planning and Zoning reviewed the application thoroughly before submitting it to the city for approval, said City Administrator Dan Miner. There were some adjustments that needed to be made but it was all discussed and approved at the Planning and Zoning meeting. The store will be much like the one in Graceville and will include access from Chestnut Street and a retention pond. Lane informed the Council that he was hoping to have the store open by the rst of October. It is a great idea, said Council member Karen Rustin. I love the DEVELOPMENT See APPROVED A2 See WORTHY A2 If you dont stand up for your rights, then youre going to lose them. The main goal is to restore the Constitutional government and to go about it with Gods help and the Constitution. Wendell Beattie INDEX School News .......................... A6 Faith ..................................... A9 Classi eds ............................. A1


Local A2 | Washington County News Saturday, June 14, 2014 Special to the News On the heels of last years record breaking festival at tendance, the Panhandle Watermelon Festival has once again lined up a group of performers to ensure this years festival will continue to offer thousands a jam packed two day music and family experience like no other locally. The 58th Panhandle Wa termelon Festival proudly welcomes CMA award win ner and Grammy nominat ed country legend, John An derson, as this years Friday night concert headliner. In addition, fans can look for ward to country music star, Jeff Bates whose career has included seven chart singles on the Billboard country charts.Holding to tradition, Panhandle Water melon Festival consistently spotlights legendary music acts coupled with family ori ented activities making this two day festival unlike any other offered in the area, states Chairman Colby Peel, Our goal remains to bring the highest quality entertainment to this com munity while ensuring this event is free to everyone who attends. Made possible in large part by presenting spon sors, McDonalds, Commu nity South Credit Union, To bacco Free Florida, North west Florida Community Hospital, and Wilbur Smith Law Firm, visitors can ex perience this years Friday night music acts while kids participate in one of the many kid centered activi ties located on the festival grounds including a bounce house and slide sponsored by longtime supporter, Com munity South Credit Union and the traditional water melon contests hosted by our own Northwest Florida Community Hospital all of which will be conveniently located at Pals Park. Come hungry and feast on fare that goes hand in hand with Friday night Wa termelon including ham burgers and hotdogs pre pared by the Chipley Fire Department. Saturdays events com mence early with the an nual 5,000 meter Hot Trot Run at the Washington/Hol mes Technical Center. At the same time, spectators can head over to the Shrine Club for the traditional Pan cake Breakfast. The family favorite Wa termelon Parade is sched uled for 10am. Participants will organize at the Chipley High School Football Sta dium and continue east on Hwy 90 through downtown to the delight of hundreds of eager faces. Festivities will begin im mediately following the pa rade at the Ag Center with gospel group Crossroads kicking off another talented lineup of musicians. The time-honored introduction of queens and the water melon contest and auction, hosted by Auctioneer Da vid Corbin, round out the lunchtime activities. The Fine Arts Show, hosted by the Washington County Arts Council will be on display in the east wing of the Ag Center. This show will fea ture artwork from local art ists as well as noted artists from the Northwest Florida region. Back by popular de mand, Grammy award win ning bluegrass group and crowd favorite, Dailey and Vincent, will again cap off Saturdays musical lineup. Numerous food and arts and crafts vendors will be scattered throughout the Ag Center grounds and visi tors can drop by the Kiwanis table and pick up a compli mentary slice of Watermel on (while supplies last). So we ll Tra ctor Co ., Inc. 2841 Hwy 77 North, Pa nama City www .so we lltr actor co .com So we ll and Ku bota 40 Ye ars of Tr usted Pe rf or manc e We Tr ade for Any thin g That Don t Eat! Financing Arranged (W AC) one in Graceville; it is so convenient. Council approved Ordinance 929, which re news the citys existing contract with Waste Man agement for another three years. Miner assured the Council that there were no variations between the two contracts and the price re mains the same. Mayor Linda Cain also informed the Council that a resident was having issues with their ditch and Min er agreed to have Public Works look into the matter to see what could possibly be done. Miner informed the Council that former Coun cil member Price Wilson was currently residing at the Washington County Nursing and Rehabilitation Center if they wished to visit him. Miner reminded the Council that the Watermel on Festival is on June 27, with the Watermelon Pa rade starting at 10 a.m. Council members discussed the possibility of temporarily putting the citys siren back up at least for the upcoming hurricane season. APPROVED from page A1 thousand but we did deliver speeches, prayers and ar ticles of impeachment to all congress members. When I left about a week later there was about 100 remaining to continue the protest. The remainder of phase two is under the assump tion that the U.S. Congress will take action by impeach ing the members listed and appoint replacements that are consistent with established constitutional requirements. Phase three is to appoint members of their choosing to comprise a tribunal and assume positions of authority to convene inves tigations, recommend ap propriate changes against politicians and government employees to the new U.S. Attorney General appoint ed by the new President. Beattie also wanted to thank Karry May, Pastor of the First Methodist Church of Chipley, for providing him shelter for the evening after he arrived from Bonifay so that he could continue his journey through Chipley the next day. For more informa tion visit operationameri canspring.org. WORTHY from page A1 By CECILIA SPEARS 658-4038 | @WCN_HCT cspears@chipleypaper.com UGANDA Local minister, No lan Windholtz, recently took his mobile ministry, Nolans Potters House Ministry, to Jinja, Ugan da and is currently there until Thursday, July 10. Windholtz is a potter and uses the pottery process to preach the gospel. The path that a piece if clay follows from the moment it leaves the clay pit to where it completes through the re parallel, the Christian experience, and what I do is visually illustrate that by making a vessel while preaching and teaching lessons from the Bi ble, said Windholtz. Ive been a potter for 30 years and in the s I did it a lot, then I got busy, mar ried, started a business and for the most part left the ministry. Now my situation is different so I have time to travel for months at a time. I love doing this message in the prisons in the area and Ive been to most including the chapel service at Holmes County. He said that recently a friend of his from Uganda invited him to come to Uganda. I was there for a three week stay last fall and fell in love with the place and the people, said Windholtz. We had gone there to see it and a large group of folks gath ered around to see what we were doing and I began to share with them the gospel, form a potters perceptive. I am concentrating my time in and around the area of Jinja and I am scheduled to preach in 20 different churches while I am here. The main church he will be preaching from in Jinja, Uganda is called Rock Base Church. He said he nds this type of gospel especially relevant to the people living there because the people use mainly clay pots for everyday life. Major point to this trip is to train up some Uganda potters and somehow the potter fairy missed Jinja Uganda, said Windholtz. This area of Uganda has a lot of clay yet not a single potter but I hope to change that. Local minister visits UgandaNOL AN WI ND HOLTZ | Contributed photo Nolan Windholtz, local minister with Nolans Potters House Ministry is currently in Uganda teaching the Bible through demonstrations on a potters wheel. Watermelon Festival kicks off June 27


Washington County News | A3 Saturday, June 14, 2014 WASHINGTON (AP) The Obama administration has been quietly advising local police not to disclose details about surveillance technol ogy they are using to sweep up basic cellphone data from entire neighborhoods, The Associated Press has learned. Citing security reasons, the U.S. has intervened in routine state public records cases and criminal trials regarding use of the tech nology. This has resulted in police departments with holding materials or heav ily censoring documents in rare instances when they disclose any about the purchase and use of such powerful surveillance equipment. Federal involvement in local open records proceed ings is unusual. It comes at a time when President Barack Obama has said he welcomes a debate on gov ernment surveillance and called for more transpar ency about spying in the wake of disclosures about classied federal surveil lance programs. One well-known type of this surveillance equip ment is known as a Sting ray, an innovative way for law enforcement to track cellphones used by sus pects and gather evidence. The equipment tricks cell phones into identifying some of their owners ac count information, like a unique subscriber number, and transmitting data to police as if it were a phone companys tower. That al lows police to obtain cell phone information without having to ask for help from service providers, such as Verizon or AT&T, and can locate a phone without the user even making a call or sending a text message. But without more de tails about how the technol ogy works and under what circumstances its used, its unclear whether the technology might violate a persons constitutional rights or whether its a good investment of taxpay er dollars. Interviews, court re cords and public-records requests show the Obama administration is asking agencies to withhold com mon information about the equipment, such as how the technology is used and how to turn it on. That pushback has come in the form of FBI afdavits and consultation in local criminal cases. These extreme secrecy efforts are in relation to very controversial, local government surveillance practices using highly inva sive technology, said Na than Freed Wessler, a staff attorney with the American Civil Liberties Union, which has fought for the release of these types of records. If public participation means anything, people should have the facts about what the government is doing to them. Harris Corp., a key man ufacturer of this equipment, built a secrecy element into its authorization agreement with the Federal Communi cations Commission in 2011. That authorization has an unusual requirement: that local law enforcement co ordinate with the FBI the acquisition and use of the equipment. Companies like Harris need FCC au thorization to sell wireless equipment that could inter fere with radio frequencies. A spokesman from Har ris Corp. said the company will not discuss its products for the Defense Depart ment and law enforcement agencies, although public lings showed government sales of communications systems such as the Sting ray accounted for almost one-third of its $5 billion in revenue. As a government contractor, our solutions are regulated and their use is restricted, spokesman Jim Burke said. A criminal case in Tal lahassee cites the same homeland security laws in Morrisons afdavit, court re cords show, and prosecutors told the court they consulted with the FBI to keep por tions of a transcript sealed. That transcript, released ear lier this month, revealed that Stingrays force cellphones to register their location and identifying information with the police device and enables ofcers to track calls when ever the phone is on. In Sarasota, the U.S. Marshals Service conscat ed local records on the use of the surveillance equip ment, removing the docu ments from the reach of Floridas expansive openrecords law after the ACLU asked under Florida law to see the documents. The ACLU has asked a judge to intervene. The Marshals Service said it deputized the ofcer as a federal agent and therefore the records werent acces sible under Florida law. Administration wants police to keep its technology secret New trial ordered for ex-BP engineer NEW ORLEANS (AP) A new trial was ordered Thursday for a former BP engi neer convicted of deleting text messages related to the 2010 oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. U.S. District Judge Stanwood Duval threw out Kurt Mixs obstruction-ofjustice conviction, saying that remarks a jury forewoman overheard outside of the courtroom inuenced the verdict. Prosecutors said Mix, of Katy, Texas, deliberately deleted text messages to and from a supervisor and a BP contractor to stymie a grand jurys investigation of the spill. The defense had argued the fore woman in the December trial told a then-deadlocked jury that she had heard statements afrming her view that Mix was guilty. She overheard on an elevator that people in addition to Mix were facing trial. Prosecutors and defense lawyers agreed that other jurors never heard the substance of the forewomans informa tion because they stopped her before she shared it. But defense lawyer Joan McPhee argued the forewoman communi cated to jurors that she had heard infor mation that afrmed her view that the correct verdict was guilty. Prosecutors said there is no evidence the forewomans information made a dif ference in the deliberations. Duval said in his Thursday ruling that the forewoman polluted the jury with her statements at a critical juncture that is after the jury had deadlocked. He added that it was clear that the juror herself had failed to follow instructions that she consider only the evidence presented in court. Mix, 52 at the time of his conviction, had been set for sentencing in August. The subject matter of the deleted texts in question at trial was the amount of oil owing from the blown-out well. Mixs attorneys had argued there was ample evidence that Mix shared informa tion about the ow rate throughout the government investigation and that his de letion of the single string of emails fell far short of what is needed for a conviction. They also said prosecutors failed to prove that Mix knew the information he deleted would be pertinent to a grand jury investigation an investigation they said he did not know about and that had not yet even begun. Prosecutors said there was a great deal of evidence and that Mix knew of the pos sibility of a grand jury investigation. Prosecutors did not immediately re spond to emailed requests for comment Thursday night. McPhee, reached by tele phone, said she would have a comment on behalf of Mix later Thursday or Friday. The explosion on the BP-operated drill ing rig Deepwater Horizon about 50 miles off the Louisiana coast in April 2001 killed 11 workers and set off the nations worst offshore oil disaster. The disaster led to complicated civil liti gation expected to last for years, as well as criminal charges against Mix and others. BP well site leaders Robert Kaluza and Donald Vidrine have pleaded not guilty to manslaughter charges stemming from the 11 deaths. Former BP executive Da vid Rainey faces a charge of lying to law enforcement agents in the case. Anthony Badalamenti, a former manager for Halli burton Energy Services Inc., BPs cement contractor on the rig, was sentenced to one year of probation for destroying evi dence in the aftermath of the spill. Local & State AP PHOTOS The Berkshire Manor Apartments in Tallahassee are one location where the Stingray surveillance device was used extensively by the Tallahassee Police Department. At right, a communications tower stands behind the Tallahassee Police Department. The department has used the Stingray surveillance device, which masquerades as a cell phone tower, to intercept mobile phone calls.CENSORING SUR VEILLANCE


If you ever have seen the movie Jaws then you know what the bay and pass looked like on opening day of snapper season a week ago. If the feds had been standing on the jetties and counted all the boats going out for snapper they would have shut down snapper season Saturday night. We dont have very many boat ramps in Bay County, but the ones that were even slightly able to launch a boat were full. Of course the one behind the college still is in the same sad shape it has been for a year, but even though it was possible to get your vehicle stuck there some shermen risked putting their boats in because they had no other choice. Those who question how much money snapper shing brings to Florida and Bay County should have witnessed all the trafc in the bay Saturday morning. If just half of the people on those boats slept in a motel or bought a meal in a restaurant or bought tackle or bait or gas just think of the tremendous boost to our economy. It wasnt just here in Bay County, it was all along the coast from Destin to Mexico Beach and beyond. Now just think if snapper season was open in federal waters for 52 days like it is in state waters. Many have their eyes on Sunday as the beginning of federal snapper season, but keep in mind grey triggersh and greater amberjack close on Sunday and will remain closed until Aug. 1 in Gulf States waters. In federal Gulf waters, greater amberjack also will close June 1 through July 31. Grey triggersh closed in Gulf federal waters May 1 and will be closed until Dec. 31. Im not too sure what is driving the lionsh conversation, but someone doesnt have much to do if they think going out and killing lionsh is going to be a detriment to the lionsh population. Girls and boys, the old lionsh is here to stay. Sort of like big snakes in South Florida. Lionsh are sort of like the yellow y. You can sit on your porch and kill as many as you like, but there are a blue million waiting in the wings to take their place. I suppose it is noble to discuss what lionsh are going to do to the snappers and groupers, but the fact is lionsh arent going anywhere so you might as well get used to them. POSTMASTER: Send address change to: Washington County News P. O Box 627, Chipley, FL 32428 USP S 667-360 SUBSCRIPTION RATES IN COUNTY 13 weeks: $20; 26 weeks: $28.70; 52 weeks: $48.60 OUT OF COUNTY 13 weeks: $24.30; 26 weeks: $36.40; 52 weeks: $60.70 The News is published every Wednesday and Saturday by Halifax Media Group, 1364 N. Railroad Ave., Chipley, FL 32428. Periodicals postage paid at Chipley, Florida. Copy right 2013, Halifax Media Group. 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 Halifax Media Group. Nicole P. Bareeld, Publisher Carol Kent, Editor Cameron Everett, Production Supervisor Home delivery subscribers may be charged a higher rate for holiday editions. The views expressed here are not necessarily those of this paper or Halifax Media Group. WANT MORE? Find us online at chipleypaper.com friend us on Facebook or tweet us @WCN_HCT CONTACT US PUBLISHER Nicole Bareeld: nbareeld@chipleypaper.com NEWS, SPOR TS OR OPINION news@chipleypaper.com CLASSIFIED & CIRCULA TION 850-638-0212 clamb@ chipleypaper.com Circulation Customer Service 1-800-345-8688 EDITOR Carol Kent: ckent@ chipleypaper.com 850-638-0212 ADVER TISING Jessica Collins: jcollins@chipley paper.com OUTD OO RS Wednesday, June 14, 2014 Page 4 www.bonifaynow.com | www.chipleypaper.com Send your Outdoors news to news@chipleypaper.com A Section Hooked on Outdoors Outdoor Life Scott Lindsey captainlindsey@ knology.net By FRANK SARGEANT Frankmako1@outlook.com Dont blink or youll miss the red snapper season in the Gulf of Mexico this year. It opens June 1, slams shut again just nine days later on June 10 thanks to a Byzantine federal management system that tightens the regulations ever more as the shery gets better and better. (If we get a tropical storm on or about June 1, say goodbye to the entire season.) Federal regulators say the rules are for the good of the sh and ultimately of the shermen. But in fact, most experienced reef anglers say red snapper shing is now better than it has been in at least 40 years thanks to an extended period of tight harvest regulations, and also perhaps due to the success of sh excluder devices on shrimp nets, allowing millions of juvenile snapper to escape these days when in the past they would have wound up as by-catch, dead on the deck. The snapper are both much larger than they have been in decades, and much more numerous, according to hundreds of reports from shermen all around the northern half of the state and at least as far south as Tampa Bay. Its not just in Florida waters; Alabama, Mississippi, Louisiana and Texas also report booming snapper populations. So why dont the feds want to pony up longer seasons and more generous bag limits? Because of a bizarre twist in the way they calculate the harvest they measure it in pounds, and when their best estimate of a conservationsmart harvest is achieved, they call for closure. Snapper grow fast and live a long time, and consequently anglers are now catching tons of whoppers which means that they can catch a lot fewer before they reach those limits set by the feds. To be sure, these restrictions are not arbitrarily contrived by the sh managers they are mandated by the Magnuson-Stevens act, and more recently by a court decision but both these directives are based on badly-designed harvest surveys, which are the direct responsibility of the federal scientists. It is much like the paradoxical Catch 22, and its causing a furious reaction among shermen and state shery managers from Florida to Texas most Gulf states are now moving rapidly toward putting their own harvest surveys in place for the species, tapping the capabilities of smart phones so that anglers can record their catches conveniently the minute they hit the docks. In an unprecedented rebellion against the federal management system, most Gulf states have all but quit cooperating with the NOAA system on this species. These days, state management is really starting to make sense, while it didnt 30 years back. In the bad old days, only commercial shermen had lobbyists and power to control the rules, and many sheries suffered as a result. But these days, the checks and balances of local recreational anglers and conservationists weigh in for keeping the maximum number of quality-sized sh in the water and even the saltiest old commercial harvesters have nally come to realize that it just simply makes sense to guard the resource, so that they can not only make money shing today, but also tomorrow, next month and next year. It should be noted that thanks goes to not only state agencies but also federal biologists for much of the research on offshore species that has made this awakening happen. Florida, like other Gulf states, has set a much longer red snapper season in state waters, up to 9 nautical miles offshore, extending from May 25 to July 14 this year. How this all plays out remains to be seenhopefully, better shery stock analysis will put an end to the foolishness and restore some measure of cooperation between state and federal management agencies. In the meantime, whether you sh state or federal waters, here are some tactics that consistently produce results on red snapper. RED SNAPPER SEASON SHORT BUT SWEET R A N DY R O CH ELLE | Special to The News Whopper red snapper such as this one are now abundant throughout the Gulf of Mexico experienced skippers say there are more and bigger snapper than at any time in the past 50 years and many wonder why, when thats the case, the federal season is only nine days long. FRA N K S ARGEA NT | Special to The News Red snapper must be at least 16 inches long to be kept, and the limit is two daily. The species is widely recognized as one of the best table sh in the Gulf. See SNAPPER A5


Local Washington County News | A5 Saturday, June 14, 2014 RED SNAPPER SEASON SHORT BUT SWEET Ra y Ma rl ing MD FA CC Ca rd iolog ist Di agnostic and Th er ap eutic Se rv ic es fo r Ca rd io va scular Di seases Ov er 20 ye ars clinical and hear t ca thet eriza tion labor ato ry ex perienc e 1360 BRICK YA RD RO AD I CHIPLE Y, FL 32428 I 8 50 638 1 610 I WWW .N FCH .O RG Ne w Ca rd io va scular Se rv ic es O er ed at the Me dical Pl aza Ap po intments av ai lable Monday -F riday Fo r app oin tmen t ca ll (850) 638-9980 Bo ar d Ce rt ic at ion: Dr Ma rl ing is boar d ce rt ied by the Am er ican Bo ar d of In te rn al Me dicine and Fe llo ws hip tr ained at the Univ ersit y of Pi ttsbur gh Me dical Ce nte rShady side Hospital Pi ttsbur gh, PA in Ca rd io va scular Disease Se rv ic es Prov ided: St re ss Te sting Ex er cise Nuclear and Ph ar mac olog ical; St re ss Ec hocar diog ra ph y; Ec hocar diog ra ms; Pe ri pher al Va scular St udies; Am bula to ry EK G/ Ar rh yt hmia Ma nagemen t; Holt er Mo nit or ing; Pe ri oper at iv e Ca rd iac Ma nagemen t; Pr ev en tiv e Ca rd iology ; ICU Ma nagemen t/P ro ce dur es Co nditions Tr ea te d: Co ro nar y He ar t Di sease disease of the blood ve ssels supplying the hear t muscle Ca rd iom yo pa th y Co ngestiv e Hear t Fa ilur e Ma nagemen t At her oscler osis diseases of the blood ve ssels Hi gh Blo od Pr essur e (h yper te nsion) He ar t Rh ythm Ab normalities Ar rh ythmia and pac emaker fo llo wup and managemen t Is chemic He ar t Di sease Pe ripher al Ar te rial Di sease disease of blood ve ssels supplying the ar ms and legs Rh euma tic He ar t Di sease damage to the hear t muscle and hear t va lv es fr om rh euma tic fe ve r Co ngenital He ar t Di sease malf or ma tions of hear t struc tur e ex isting at bir th Deep Ve in Th ro mb osis and Pu lmonar y Emb olism blood clots in the leg ve ins which can dislodge and mo ve to the hear t and lungs oin tmen t ca ll (850) 638-9980 Fo r app oin tmen t c all (850) 638-9980 SNAPPER from page A4 How to get em Anglers who regularly target red snapper say they are not exactly bottom sh, even though they are nearly always found around hard structure. Theyre usually found over structure, but not as often down in the structure like grouper. Experts seek out what they call a snapper Christmas tree show on their sonar screens before dropping a line. The pyramid or tree is the shape made by a school of snapper, with most deep, fewer at the top. In 200 feet of water the stack may extend as much as 50 feet off bottom. Gulf red snapper are typically found in 60 foot depths and more, on out to the edge of the continental shelf at around 250 to 280 feetbeyond this zone, the bottom drops away to a mile deep and more, and common reef sh are not found in those depths. The Panhandle has a unique shery in that there are hundreds and perhaps thousands of private reefs, that is junk that skippers have dropped on otherwise barren sand bottom to attract snapperold washing machines, steel drums, all sorts of bulky trash. Its not legal any more, but there are still many of these reefs around, and smart skippers have dozens of them in their GPS machinesall very carefully protected from other skippers who might want to pirate their sh. There are also numerous legally-placed articial reefs, including tugboats, barges and ships as well as demolition rubble, that attract lots of sh; these can be found on any good offshore chart, or visit www.myfwc.com and type articial reefs in the search box. In general, the procedure is for the skipper to head for his favorite GPS number, drop anchor uptide when he gets there, and then let the anglers lower an assortment of frozen threadns, cigar minnows or squid down on 60-poundtackle. Using braided line makes it easier to feel the bite and get a good hookset, but youll need at least ve feet of 60 to 80pound-test mono leader to fool the sh and keep their teeth clear of the braid. (In extremely clear water or where the sh are being shed hard, its sometimes necessary to go to lighter tackle to fool snapperyou lose many but you get bit more often.) Weights of 4 ounces and more are needed to get the bait deep, and hook sizes are typically 6/0 and larger circle hooks, extrastrong. (Circle hooks are required by law, as are hook removers, both aimed at improving survival of released reef sh. Venting devices, required formerly, are no longer on the must have list.) The angler drops the bait to bottom, then takes up several turns of the reel to suspend the bait in the snapper zonekeeping an eye on the sonar will help you put the bait where the sh are. The snappers take it from there. When you feel a bite, you reel like mad and hopefully the circle hook digs in. Jerking on the rod to set the hook rarely works when using circle hooks; just keep tension on the line and reel very fast and the sh will usually set the hook itself. Red snapper these days typically average 5 to 8 pounds, but there are many, many of 10 pounds and more, and 20-pounders are not unheard of. The limit is two per angler per day, minimum size 16 inches. Red snapper are among the tastiest of all sh, and are great broiled, fried or baked. FRANK SARGEANT | Special to The News One way to reach great red snapper shing is to board one of the many party boats operating out of Panhandle ports. PARTY BOATS AND CHARTERS FOR SNAPPER You dont have to have your own boat to go red snapper shing; the Panhandle area between Panama City and Pensacola has one of the largest and most active reef shing eets in the nation, and any angler interested in a trip can readily nd just the right boat for his buddies or his family. Prices range from around $350 for a half-day to $800 for a full day, and that fee can be split by up to six anglers on most boats. Party boats or head boats are also numerous in Panhandle ports, and these big boats can handle up to 40 anglers, at prices typically around $45 each for four hours, $65 each for six hours. Kids under 5 are not accepted on some offshore boatscheck in advance. RELEASING SNAPPER Fish caught from deep water frequently have issues with the rapid pressure change as they are brought aboard they blow up like a balloon, and are unable to swim when put back over the side. Since the limit on red snapper is just two sh daily, its common for anglers to release much of their catch these days, and improving survival of these sh makes good conservation senseas well as being required by state and federal law. Improving survival depends on several steps. 1. Use circle hooks so that the hook is unlikely to be swallowed. 2. Get the hooks out promptly with an efcient hook-removing tool or long-nose pliers. 2. Dont let the sh fall on the deck. 3. If you want a photo, make it quickly. 4. Use either a deating tool or a deeprelease descender device like the Seaqualizer ( www.seaqualizer.com ) to help the sh get back down to bottom safely. Descender devices include large weights to which the sh is hooked and lowered back to a comfortable depth, then released. 5. Which ever device you use, do it promptly minutes out of water are the biggest enemy to survival. FFW CC | Special to The News Red snapper are usually found near bottom structure, but often suspend above it, unlike groupers which tend to stay close to the cover. Special to The News Gardening is an age-old activity that was once a necessity but has transformed into a hobby for thousands of people. While gardening still serves practical purposes, many gardeners still consider it a hobby rst and foremost. Time-tested gardening techniques have prevailed, but there remain certain myths about gardening that are best dispelled. The following are some of the more common myths associated with gardening. M YT H: C ompost tea is more effective than traditional compost. All over North America and the United Kingdom, gardeners have jumped on board the compost tea bandwagon. Compost tea is a fertilizer created by steeping compost in water mixed with sugar in brewing kits. The mixture is allowed to sit and aerate to encourage benecial organism growth before it is sprayed on plants. According to supporters, compost tea suppresses disease and boosts plant yields. However, there is no evidence to suggest that compost tea works any better than adding compost in its normal state to the soil. In fact, leaving buckets of the tea around to ferment could actually create a breeding ground for E coli and other bacteria. M YT H: Plants under stress should be fertilized. This is not the case. Horticulturists advise that fertilizing plants that are not decient in nutrients can actually add to existing stress levels for plants. Plants are not often stressed by a lack of food, but rather heat, faulty planting or space constraints. A fed plant will use the energy to absorb the nutrients instead of defending against a blight or establishing better root systems. M YT H: Y oung trees need stakes. It might be tempting to stake that little sapling to protect it against the weather and strong winds, but doing so might actually work against the foundling tree. Staking trees to inhibit swaying might not stimulate the tree to grow thicker, lower trunks that will help the tree in the long run. The Royal Horticultural Society recommends that saplings be staked for around one year and then have the stakes removed to encourage the tree to be strong and stable on its own. M YT H: Water droplets and sunshine lead to burnt leaves. Gardeners have been told to resist watering their plants during the hottest times of the day. Many assume its because water droplets lying on leaves will magnify the suns rays and burn the leaves. According to Dr. Gabor Horvath at the Eoetvoes University in Budapest, water droplets will rarely damage plants because the drops are too close to the leaves to cause burning before they evaporate. Watering during the hottest points of the day is not advised because water evaporates and gets wasted. M YT H: Sand added to clay soil makes it looser and better for plants. Clay soil is a deterrent to gardening because it can be so hard to dig and difcult to cultivate, but some feel its best to add sand to the clay to make it a better soil mixture. You would need a great deal of sand to do this in the right manner, but many gardeners simply dig a hole, add sand and hope for the best. However, water runoff will pool in the sand and not be absorbed by the clay, potentially causing the plants to drown. M YT H: A dding compost or potting soil to the planting hole for a tree or shrub is benecial. Gardeners frequently add compost or potting soil to the hole where the root ball of a tree or shrub will be placed. But this encourages the roots to grow only in this nutrient-rich area, rather than spreading throughout the landscape to form a stronger and more durable root system. If you are going to amend the soil, do so evenly across the landscape. M YT H: Use gravel or rocks in the bottom of planting containers to improve drainage. Rocks and gravel can actually impede the growth of plants and take away space for roots to grow. The drainage might be affected as well, as water will sit above the gravel or stones and saturate the roots. Stick with plain soil for better drainage results. A variety of gardening myths still prevail. Over time, behaviors can be changed if gardeners learn to separate myths from facts. Weed out gardening myths from facts


Local A6 | Washington County News Saturday, June 14, 2014 JUNE 25 TH Be st of Tr i-C ou nt y wi nn er s wi ll be an no un ce d SPECIAL TO T HE NEW S Melvin Roulhac received Chipola Colleges Career Employee for June. Roulhac has worked in the college Physical Plant since 2013. Pictured from left are Chipola President Jason Hurst, Melvin Roulhac and custodial supervisor Edward Mount. Nemours receives cystic brosis accreditation Special to The News Nemours Childrens Clinic-Pensacola, in part nership with the Pensacola Lung Group, has been ap proved for accreditation as a Cystic Fibrosis Founda tion Care Center for both pediatrics and adults. It is the only such center in Northwest Florida. CF Foundation Care Centers are staffed by dedi cated healthcare profes sionals and provide expert cystic brosis care and spe cialized disease manage ment for people living with the disease. Each center undergoes thorough review every year by the Founda tions Center Committee before it receives accredita tion and funding. As the director of the center, I am very happy and proud that we are the only core care center between New Orleans, Birmingham and Gainesville, said Okan Elidemir, MD, a board-cer tied pediatric pulmonolo gist at Nemours Childrens Clinic, Pensacola. We are committed to becoming one of the top ten CF centers in the nation to both provide stateof-art medical care and to prevent the need for lung transplantation in chil dren with cystic brosis. Joining clinical research and best practices, the CF Foundations care center network has been cited by the National Institutes of Health as a model of ef fective and efcient health care delivery for a chronic disease. Care Centers also participate in CF clinical re search and work to educate doctors, nurses and health care teams about CF and the care people living with the disease require for the best health. The CF Foundation pro vides funding for and ac credits more than 110 cystic brosis care centers and 55 afliate programs nation wide, including 96 programs for treating adults with CF. For more information, call 505-4700. Visit Florida announces 2014-15 tourism industry leadership Special to The News With the start of its new scal year on July 1, visit Florida, the states ofcial tourism marketing corpora tion, ushers in new leader ship to serve on its executive committee, board of directors and industry committees. More than 220 visit Florida partners, including some of the industrys foremost ex perts, have been selected to represent the tourism indus try for the upcoming term. Andrew Hertz, president and general manager of Mi ami Seaquarium, will take over as the new chairman of the 2014-2015 Visit Florida board of directors. Hertz suc ceeds Tammy Gustafson, senior director of sales inte gration with Universal Or lando Resort, who served as chairwoman during a year in which Florida welcomed a third consecutive record number of visitors, visitor spending and tourism-relat ed employment. As a tireless and inspir ing promoter of Florida tourism, Tammy has done a tremendous job leading the industry this past year, said Will Seccombe, president and CEO of Visit Florida. As we build on this momentum, I cannot think of a better successor than Andrew who brings years of experience and extensive travel indus try knowledge to his new leadership position with visit Florida. The board of directors is the organizations private sector governing body who, along with the members of its 11 committees, provide guid ance, input and insight into the evolution of Visit Floridas marketing programs. The 31member board, which is ap pointed by Enterprise Florida in conjunction with the Flori da Department of Economic Opportunity, is comprised of representatives from key sec tors of the tourism industry and is balanced geographi cally throughout the state. The nine-member executive committee of the board of directors, made up of the of cers and standing committee chairpersons, serves as the highest level of Visit Floridas volunteer leadership. Throughout its his tory, visit Floridas great est strength has been that it is industry driven, said Tammy Gustafson, out-go ing chairwoman of the Visit Florida board of directors. The best and brightest minds in the Florida tourism industry have helped guide Visit Florida to make it the pre-eminent model of how the private and public sec tors can successfully work together in support of desti nation marketing. During his upcoming year as chairman of the visit Flor ida board of directors, Hertz has indicated he will focus on promoting the strength of the states No. 1 industry by generating increased op portunities for leadership to address key audiences. Im honored to be able to serve the tourism indus try as its chair(man). With so much breadth and depth of experience on the execu tive committee, board and committees, I look forward to tapping into that collec tive expertise to expand Visit Floridas presence in the state, Hertz said. For additional informa tion or for assistance with setting up interviews with any of Visit Floridas volun teer leadership, call Kathy Torian at 850-205-3865 or ktorian@visitorida.org. The Villagers to headline Chipola party Special to The NewsM A R IA NN A Celebrate the season with the Chipola Appreciation Clubs End less Summer dinner and dance, Saturday, Aug. 16, at the Marianna National Guard Armory. Just as the Beach Boys Endless Summer album reminds us of a simpler time with hits, such as Surn USA and Be True to Your School, this event will re unite old Chipola friends and alumni for a relaxing eve ning to establish an endowed scholarship honoring Flor ida Senator Bill Montford (Chipola Class of 1967). The Villagers, a popular Chipola band from the 1960s which also is being honored, will provide the perfect mu sical backdrop for the oc casion. The Villagers are celebrating their 50th anni versary with the release of a new album. Original Villag ers, Cliff Ellis of Chipley, Al len Myers of Malone, George Boyer of Port St. Joe, Walter Dover of Quincy and Andy Murray of Chattahoochee, will perform their favorite tunes, including their hit song Laugh It Off. Appreciation Club Presi dent Robert Trammell said, Even though music has changed dramatically dur ing Chipolas 60-plus years, the bonds and friendships built here have remained constant. Trammell points to the commitment of alumni and supporters as the key to the colleges success. With out strong support from our people, Chipola would not be what it is today. Our athletic programs would be unable to perform at the national level, he said. Chipola College began in 1947 and has enjoyed more than 67 great years, including numerous state and national athletic titles with hun dreds of individual success stories among its graduates. Tickets are $50 per per son, with a social hour at 6:30 p.m. followed by dinner. Ta bles of eight are available for $400. Summer casual attire is recommended. Jackson Countys famous smoked steaks will be served. For ticket information, call Lillie Hamil at 718-2375. The benets of delaying Social Security Special to The News Washington County residents who are nearing retirement age can increase their lifetime income if they can wait a bit to start drawing Social Security benets. In Washington County, 194 residents or 12.8 percent of the population are aged 55 to 64. Those are the years when folks start thinking seriously about retirement. Workers can start taking Social Security at age 62. But for those who can wait, the benets go up. If you need Social Security early, take it youve earned it, said Virginia Reno with the National Academy of Social Insurance, a nonprot organization based in Washing ton, D.C. But waiting even a year or two can make a big difference in the long run. The extra benets are there for life. Payments increase by ve to seven per cent for each year of delay between ages 62 and 66, and by eight percent for each year of delay between ages 66 and 70. The increases stop at age 70. For someone who can wait until age 70 to take Social Security, the reward is a lifetime monthly benet that is 76 percent higher than if taken at age 62. For example, a worker who qualies for a Social Security benet of $750 at age 62 would receive $1,000 by waiting until full retirement age (66 for people born in 1943 to 1954). By waiting until age 70, the retiree would receive $1,320 a month. The higher benet would also be the ba sis for future ination adjustments. Around Florida, only about one in four residents who are currently receiving So cial Security retirement benets waited until full retirement age to start their pay ments, according to the Social Security Administration. In Washington County, 3,755 residents re ceived retirement benets from the federal system, according to 2012 gures. The average recipient of Social Security retirement benets in Washington County received $1,102 a month in December of that year. On an annual basis, that brought $49,644,000 in income to the area 8 percent of all personal income in the county, accord ing to the Bureau of Economic Analysis. Getting the most out of Social Security benets becomes more important the lon ger retirees live, said Leticia Miranda, a pol icy adviser with the National Council of La Raza, a nonprot that focuses on Hispanic issues, including retirement. You may be here longer than you think, Miranda said. About half of seniors aged 65 to 69 get most of their income from Social Security. Many have other assets or work part time. But for three out of four seniors in their 80s, Social Security is the main source of income. Nationally, a woman who is 65 years old today can expect to live until she is 86. For men, its 84 years. Another consideration is how the tim ing of benets will affect a spouses income, Reno said. If you are the higher earner in a couple, delaying benets not only means a higher benet for you for the rest of your life, she said. It also means a higher benet for your spouse if she or he outlives you in old age. In more than half of couples who are 65 today, one spouse will live beyond 90, she said. But residents of nonmetropolitan areas like Washington County may have a harder time delaying their retirement. In rural areas, there is often a chal lenge as folks move toward retirement, said Deanna Sharpe, a personal nance profes sor at the University of Missouri. They are more likely to face unemployment. Jobs are not as available. And when they are, they tend to pay less. Economic downturns can also affect when people decide to start receiving Social Security, Sharpe said. One of the coping mechanisms during the recent recession was to pick up Social Security at age 62, even if they might not have planned to do that before the reces sion, she said. Retirees need to make informed deci sions, Sharpe said, but too often that doesnt happen. We nd in surveys of nancial literacy that quite a large portion of folks dont un derstand the basics, she said. Thats a concern. But retirees can easily nd free or lowcost advice. Sharpe said many USDA Exten sion Service ofces can provide information on retirement planning. She also recom mended nonprot organizations such as the National Endowment for Financial Coun seling and Financial Education (www.nefe. org). The Social Security Administration web site (ssa.gov) has a calculator that allows workers to estimate their retirement earn ings based on their own work records and estimated retirement age. And the National Academy of Social In surance has materials online about the ef fects of delaying Social Security benets (www.nasi.org/WhenToTakeSocialSecurity). With national discussions about Social Se curity frequently in the news, some workers may worry whether the system will be there when they need it. Sharpe said people should stay abreast of the issues. Thats part of making an informed decision, she said. But Reno said that should not inuence a personal decision about when to draw benets. Social Security will be there if you wait, she said. The system is fully nanced for about the next two decades and is threequarters nanced thereafter, she said. Despite what you may hear, lawmakers have some good options to x the system for the long haul, she said. ROULHAC NAMED TOP EMPLOYEE


Local Washington County News | A7 Saturday, June 14, 2014 1520 Highw ay 90 We st Chi p le y, FL Do or priz es Ve ndor Bo oths Gr ea t fo od fe llo ws hip and fun! WestPoint Home Bed and Bath Factory Outlet Store Washin gton Square S hopp ing Cen ter 1414 Mai n S tr eet, Ch i p l e y Come ce lebra te the Grand Openin g of ou r new Facto ry Outlet Stor e in ou r new loc ation at the Wa shingt on Squa re Sho pping Center on Ma in St. G R A N D OP EN ING Bed and Bath Factory Outlet Store Hours: Mon Sat: 9am-6pm, Sunday: 1pm-6pm Phone: (850) 638-9421 MO ND AY JUN E 16 Come Visit Our New Store! On e Day On ly! Gr and Op ening Spec ials !!! Special to The News For the third election cycle, the Chipley Kiwanis Club will hold a series of Meet the Candidate lun cheons as part of their reg ular meeting schedule. Open to the public, the series offers the opportu nity to meet all the candi dates in every local race, and some state races. The forums will be held at Pattillos Restaurant at Washington-Holmes Tech nical Centers Culinary Program where the Chi pley Kiwanis meet every Tuesday at noon. The Kiwanis luncheon sessions are casual and informal, with the club membership and other at tendees having the oppor tunity to ask the candidates questions. The rst session will be held Tuesday, June 24 and will include the candidates for the Washington County Clerk of Court position. Subsequent forums will be held on successive Tuesdays, until the pri mary election on August 26 and members of the public interested in attend ing should contact a mem ber of the Kiwanis Club or Chipley Kiwanis President Garrett Martin at 625-7460. The Kiwanis Club most recently held their semiannual Pancake Supper and the community turned out in force to support Ki wanis programs, all geared toward children. The next public event for the club is serving juicy watermelon slices, free of charge, at the annual wa termelon festivities on the last weekend of June at the Ag Center in Chipley. Chipley Kiwanis Club to hold Meet the Candidate political forums Special to The News Gulf Coast Electric Cooperative is proud to introduce a tool to help members track their en ergy usage. Open Usage is available at www.gcec. com. To access the program, log on to the cooperatives website and click the Ac cess Your Account and Pay Online link on the left side of the homepage. From there, you will be prompted to enter your email address and password. If you arent registered to view your account(s) and pay your bills online, you must do so to access Open Usage by clicking the Register Now link. Once you are signed in, select Open Usage from the menu on the left side of the screen to access the program. If you have multiple accounts, you can select the account that you wish to view from the drop down menu at the top of the screen. Enter a date range for the data you wish to view, or select a timeframe of the last two weeks, month, three months or year-to-date. Once you make your selection, a chart will ap pear that shows both the high and low tempera tures and your energy usage in relation to the weather. If you hold your mouse over each bar on the chart, your daily en ergy usage will appear. Weekdays are depicted by blue bars, while weekends are shown in gray. You can also view this information in a list for mat at the bottom of the screen. Scroll down to see your average consump tion, total consumption, lowest use and highest use during the selected time frame, as well as the high est and lowest outdoor temperatures. The data can be saved as a PDF or exported to a spreadsheet for your records. Open Usage is a great tool that is now available to GCEC members, GCEC Manager of Member Ser vices Justin Barnes said. By combining crucial weather and meter data, members can better track and manage their usage. Gulf Coast Electric Cooperative is part of the Touchstone Energy national alliance of local, consumer-owned electric cooperatives providing high standards of service to members large and small. GCEC employ ees serve approximately 20,000 meters and 2,600 miles of line in Bay, Cal houn, Gulf, Jackson, Wal ton and Washington coun ties and in the municipali ties of Wewahitchka, Ebro, White City, Fountain and Southport. Special to The News Chipleys Falling Waters State Park is being featured as the backdrop for a thriller written by an area author. Fire and Rain is Ponce de Leon native Charles Hensleighs second book and is already available nationwide. The story is about Forest Ranger Thomas Rains effort to save the love of his life from dangerous criminals. A raging forest re blazes out of control, heading straight for a state park conducting their nal tour before they are forced to shut down. Forest Ranger Rain races back to the park to rescue his estranged love, tour guide Ellie McCormick and her group of tourists, from the advance of the newly energized ames. Once there, he discovers they are being held captive by a group of murderous thieves, led by Roger Porter, who are there to claim a fortune in gold, hidden in the underground river that ows through the park. With the hellish inferno closing in, Rain must nd a way to save them all, and keep the gold away from the bad people. Published by Tate Publishing and Enterprises, the book is available through bookstores nationwide, from the publisher at www. tatepublishing.com/bookstore, or by visiting barnesandnoble. com or amazon.com. Hensleigh is a former bodyguard and private security specialist that now prefers any action he is involved in goes down on the printed page. He has always been interested in adventurous stories and has wanted to create some of his own, now he spends his time writing them. Special to The News Summertime fun means enjoying the outdoors. As such, it is important to remember that summer poisoning hazards can threaten your familys health, especially children. The Florida/USVI Poison Information Center Jacksonville urges you to remain aware of these hazards that occur most often during the summer. Children are out of school for the summer and may be spending more time unsupervised in or out of doors with ready access to potentially dangerous chemicals, plants and home products, cautions Dr. Jay Schauben, director of the Florida/USVI Poison Information CenterJacksonville. Poison proof your home and outdoor areas by following a few simple tips to reduce the chance of accidental poisoning emergencies. However, if a poisoning emergency does occur, dont search the Internet; call the Poison Center Help line immediately at 1-800222-1222. Our Specialists in Poison Information will give you the right answer the rst time. INSECT REPELLENT Be sure to read the label on every insect repellent and follow directions carefully. Be aware that most contain DEET, and repeatedly applying a product with DEET can increase the risk of harmful effects. When using repellent on a child, adults should place a little on your own hands, and then rub them on your child. Avoid the eyes and mouth. Do not spray on childrens hands as they tend to rub their eyes and place their hands or ngers in their mouths. After returning indoors, wash treated skin with soap and water. C HARCOAL L I GHTER FLU I D When accidentally swallowed, this can lead to difculty breathing and lung damage. Call the Poison Center Help line immediately at 1-800222-1222. Do not induce vomiting as this can make it worse. Keep these products in their original containers and prevent access to them by children. T RAVEL I NG AND C AMP I NG Remember to program your cell phone with the nationwide tollfree Poison Center Help line: 1-800-222-1222. Store medications, personal products, insect repellent or sunscreen, in locked suitcases away from children. Avoid bringing along a few pills in unmarked containers as these may not be child-resistant and they are unlabeled as to content or quantity. For visitors who are not used to the activity of children, remind them to properly store all personal products, especially prescription items, out of the reach and sight of children. When camping, be careful of the underbrush, as it could contain poison ivy or stinging/biting animals. Remember, Leaves of three, let it be. If someone touches poison ivy, immediately rinse with plenty of running water for at least 15 minutes. For poisonous plant and animal contact, immediately call the Poison Center Help line at 1-800-222-1222 for treatment information. F OOD PO I SON I NG Always wash hands, cutting boards, utensils, and dishes with hot, soapy water after handling raw meat, poultry, or seafood Store, cook, and reheat food at the proper temperatures. Do not let food sit out at room temperature for more than two hours. The following foods, and others, can quickly spoil and become unsafe: party platters, meat, poultry, seafood, dairy products, eggs, mayonnaise, and cooked vegetables. Signs of food poisoning include fever, headache, diarrhea, stomach pains, nausea, and vomiting. The onset of symptoms could be as little as a few hours to as long as several days. If you suspect a poisoning has occurred, or if you have questions concerning poisonings, immediately call the Poison Center Help line toll free, 24 hours a day at 1-800222-1222 and a health care professional will assist you. The Florida/USVI Poison Information Center Jacksonville is available 365 days a year, 24 hours a day. Call the Center at 1-800-222-1222 (Voice/TTY) for poisoning emergencies or to ask for information. The Center is staffed with skilled healthcare professionals who provide rapid life-saving information, promote costeffective treatment and prevention, and personal service, often going the next step to ensure peace of mind during a poisoning emergency. The Florida/USVI Poison Information Center Jacksonville is a cooperative effort between the University of Florida College of Medicine, UF Health Jacksonville, the University of Florida Health Science Center Jacksonville, and the State of Florida, Department of Health, Childrens Medical Services. The Florida Poison Information Center Jacksonville is designated as an accredited regional poison control center by the American Association of Poison Control Centers. 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SPECIAL TO THE NEWS Dollar General recently assisted the Chipley High School JROTC program by helping the cadets collect cans for the JROTC canned food drive. Each year, the program hosts a canned food drive to bene t those assisted through the Washington County Council on Aging. Above, JROTC cadet Brandon Loriaux and Chipley Dollar General employee Debra Walker take a moment to pose after the nal donations of canned food were collected. DOLLAR GENERAL HELPS JROTC FOOD DRIVE CHS business students pass Microsoft Certi cation Exams Special to The News This is the second year Chipley High School business students had the opportunity to take Microsoft Of cer Certi cation Exams. The following students have passed exams in Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint: Emily Kent, Tyler Mann, Melanie Prescott, Trista Waits, Heather Anderson, Kelsey Gilley, Jenna Kindig, Cody Railsback, Reagan Destival, Alexis Fritz, Brittany Marsceill, Kyra McDonald, Prince Menckeberg, Taylor Collins, Armanii Patton, Keith Robinson, Danielle Runnels and Shelby Savell. The following students passed Word and PowerPoint Exams: Madison Curry, Trent Forrest and Desiree Worley. The following students passed the Word and Excel exams: Austin Wyatt, Cynthia Smith and Cassie West. First-year business students who passed Microsoft Word exams: Lewis Morales, Kaylee Finch, Tanner Harris, Alena Blevins, Mackenzie Miles, Steven Fritz and Jordan Baxley. Dogwood Acres hosted camp for autistic children Special to The News CHIPLEY Dogwood Acres, an overnight outdoor ministry of the Presbytery of Florida, opened its intense summer programming Sunday, June 8, with a special week-long camp designed for children on the autism spectrum. The rst camp program, Einstein 1A, ran through Tuesday, June 10, while Einstein 1B started later that day and ended Friday, June 13. A staff of 12 trained counselors guided eight neurologically challenged elementary school campers to a ful lling experience of summer fun that will affect them in a positive manner for a lifetime. Registration for the organizations Intro, Night Owl, Discovery and Adventure and High School Hangout camps still have limited enrollment space for junior and senior high school youth through the end of July. Dogwood Acres is a year-long retreat center and summer camp facility, operated by the Presbytery of Florida and open to the public. For more information, visit their website, www.dogwoodacres.org. RMS announces fth-grade honors CHIPLEY Roulhac Middle School recently recognized fth-grade students receiving all As in various subjects for the entire 20132014 school year. Those honored were: Math Ethan Adkison, TyNiyah Andrews, Joanna Arriaza, Maggie Bau, Issac Berry,, Lily Bratcher, Raza Carpino, Jeremiah Carswell, Hailey Durrance, Lara Fleener, Austin Granger, Carrlee Harris, Hannah Hilty, Gabriel Jimenez, Malachi Lef er, Caleb Meredith, Dahlia Moore, Zoe Pezanowski, Logan Pumphrey, Logan Richard, Keegan Welch and Matthew Whitehead Social Studies Ethan Adkison, Liam Anderson, TyNiyah Andrews, Joanna Arriaza, Maggie Bau, Issac Berry, Noah Burdeshaw, Raza Carpino, Cole Dillard, Hailey Durrance, Lara Fleener, Austin Granger, Carrlee Harris, Hannah Hilty, Jaylyn Jennings, Ashley Joyner, Maggie Largacci, Caleb Meredith, Dahlia Moore, Maddie Munroe, Landon Paige, Austin Piguet, Sarah Grace Pippin, Logan Pumphrey, JJ Rogers, Christopher Sanders, Blake Stoker, Keegan Welch, Matthew Whitehead and Jaidon Wilson Science Ethan Adkison, Maggie Bau, Lily Bratcher, Gracie Brock, Jazmyne Campbell, Scarlette Clark, Makayla Edeneld, Lara Fleener, Lane Gainer, Austin Granger, Carrlee Harris, Hannah Hilty, Gabriel Jimenez, Ashley Joiner, Malachi Lefer, Caleb Meredith, Dahlia Moore, Austin Piquet, Logan Richard, MaryEllen Smith Zackary Syfrett, Keegan Welch, Matthew Whitehead and Jaidon Wilson Language Arts Ethan Adkison, Maggie Bau, Noah Burdeshaw, Lara Fleener, Carrlee Harris, Hannah Hilty, Nadia Kent, Maggie Largacci and Dahlia Moore All Subjects Ethan Adkison, Maggie Bau, Lara Fleener, Carrlee Harris, Hannah Hilty and Dahlia Moore AR Goal Trenton Adams, Maggie Bau, Noah Beckley, Makayla Eden eld, Aurora Grantham, Carlee Harris, Nadia Kent, Lane Gainey, Jaylyn Jennings, Malachi Lef er, Darian Leonberger, MaryEllen Smith, Lydia Voorhees, Keegan Welch and Ashlyn Williams Citizenship awards Dahlia Moore and Christopher Sanders The 2014-15 Miss CHS Pageant is scheduled for Friday, Sept. 5. Any sophomore, junior or senior girl can pick up a packet from Mrs. Kersey. CHS FBLA brings year to a close Special to The News As the school year came to a close, Chipley High Schools Future Business Leaders of America Chapter looked back on a busy year. For the rst time, FBLA sponsored the Miss CHS pageant in September. Contestants were judged on interview, business dress, formal attire, stage presence and onstage question. The Miss CHS this year was Codi Smith. The 2014-15 Miss CHS Pageant is scheduled for Friday, Sept. 5. Any sophomore, junior or senior girl can pick up a packet from Mrs. Kersey. All past Miss CHS winners are invited to attend and be recognized at this years pageant. Please leave a message at the CHS of ce at 638-6100 if you will be able to attend. After the pageant, FBLA members started preparing for district competitions. There are about 70 competitions from which to choose. Sixteen members competed in January. Those who quali ed to go to the State Leadership Conference in April were Katie Griggs (agribusiness), Jenna Kindig and Austin Wyatt (business math), Prince Menckeberg and Matt Mosely (entrepreneurship); ErinWright and Savannah Orr (health care administration) and Trista Waits (job interview). Some competitions were two parts, an online test and a performance test. Because of other school conicts, however, Trista Waits and Austin Wyatt were the only ones to attend the state competition with Mrs. Kersey. Other activities throughout the year included fundraising for the March of Dimes, a State FBLA project and several canned food drives for our local food bank. Several social events were held to celebrate competitions and fundraising efforts. Of cers this year were: President Prince Menckeberg, Vice President rst semester Darby Jones, second semester Alyssa Gainer; Secretary Kyra McDonald and Treasurer Erin Wright. Next years president will be Alyssa Gainer. Elections for other of cers will be at the beginning of the 2014-15 school year. School A8 | Washington County News Saturday, June 14, 2014 Chipola launches new two-day schedule for fall Special to The News MARIANNA Chipola College of cials are rolling out a new academic schedule for the fall semester which begins in August. The new plan offers the possibility for students to register for a two-day schedule and attend classes only two days a week. Sarah Clemmons, senior vice president of instruction, said, This new schedule will provide another option for students in addition to online classes, evening classes, and a three or four-day schedule. Other colleges with a two-day schedule option report that it is popular with students who wish to commute fewer days of the week. Longer class periods also may be better for courses scheduled in labs. Typically under the old Chipola schedule, a threehour class would meet three times a week for 50 minutes each time. With the new schedule, a threehour class would meet only twice a week for 75 minutes. Clemmons reports that not all student schedules will be able to plan a twoday schedule depending on the classes required for particular academic plans or courses already completed. Some courses offered are single section or require various co-requisites depending on the students major or chosen transfer institution. Fall 2014 application deadline for new students is Aug. 6 Chipola offers the Bachelor of Science Degree, the Associate in Arts Degree, the Associate in Science Degree, Workforce Development programs and Industry Certi cations. Bachelors Degrees include Science Education Middle Grades ( ve through nine); Biology Education Secondary Grades (six through 12); Mathematics Education Middle Grades ( ve through nine); Mathematics Education Secondary Grades (six through 12); English Education, Exceptional Student Education and Elementary Education; Business Administration with concentrations in Management or Accounting; and a Bachelor of Science in Nursing. The Associate in Arts degree is designed for students who plan to complete their rst two years of college work and then transfer to a four-year program at Chipola or another college or university. Credits earned are transferable and are applicable toward a bachelors degree. Academic advising guides that outline requirements for speci c majors are available from Student Affairs and are on the college website at www.chipola.edu. For more information about registration, visit www.chipola.edu or phone 718-2211. Academic advising guides that outline requirements for speci c majors are available from Student Affairs and are on the college website at www.chipola.edu. For more information about registration, visit www.chipola.edu or phone 718-2211. Like us on WASHINGTON COUNTY NEWS/ HOLMES COUNTY ADVERTISER


WEST BONIFAY BAPTIST CHURCH VBS BONIFAY West Bonifay Baptist Church will hold Vacation Bible School, from 5:30-7 p.m., Saturday, June 13 through Monday, June 16. West Bonifay Baptist Church is at 609 W. Indiana Ave in Bonifay. For more information call 547-3230. FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH VBS CHIPLEY First Baptist Church of Chipley will hold Agency D3 Vacation Bible School from 8:15 a.m. to noon, Wednesday, June 16 through Friday, June 20. While investigating at Agency D3, kids will collect and log evidence about the life of Jesus. As special agents, they will examine eyewitness reports, physical proof, and biblical accounts to uncover and defend the truth about who Jesus really is. The church is at 1300 South Blvd. in Chipley. For more information, call 6381830 or email at of ce@ rstbaptistchipley.com. POPLAR SPRINGS BAPTIST VBS GRACEVILLE Poplar Springs Baptist Church will hold Vacation Bible School AGENCY D3, from 5-8:30 p.m., Wednesday, June 16, through Sunday, June 20. Discover Decide and Defend, the truth with clear evidence that proves who Jesus really is .VBS is designed for ages four through sixth grade. A sinner will be served at 5 p.m. The Church is at 1098 Lovewood Road in Graceville HICKORY HILL BAPTIST CHURCH VBS WESTVILLE Agency D3 Vacation Bible School will be held at Hickory Hill from Monday, June 16 through Friday, June 20. Kids participate in memorable Bible-learning activities, sing songs, teamwork building games, dinner, make crafts, and test out their very own evidence kits. Agency D3 VBS is for kids from Kindergarten to 12th grade and will run from 5:30-8 p.m. each afternoon. For more information, call Catherine at 333-0729. BETHANY BAPTIST CHURCH VBS BONIFAY Bethany Baptist Church will hold Agency D3 Vacation Bible School from 5:30-8 p.m., Wednesday, June 18 through Friday, June 20. Dinner will be provided for participants. Bus pick up is available if needed. The church is at 1404 N State Road 79 Bonifay. For more information, or bus pick up, call 547-9272. BETHLEHEM FAMILY CAMP BETHLEHEM Bethlehem Family Camp will be held Friday, June 20 through Friday June 27 at the Bethlehem Family Campground. Dr. John Ed Mathison, former pastor of Frazier Memorial Methodist Church form Montgomery Ala., will be bringing the message Friday through Sunday. Dr. Gary Henecke, a nationally known Christian speaker will bring the message Sunday evening through Friday morning with the Rev. Matt ORilley rounding out the program. BFC is at 3073 Highway 160 in Bonifay. For more information, visit www.bethlehemcamp. org or email bethlehemcamp2003@ yahoo.com GRACE ASSEMBLY GOLF TOURNAMENT BONIFAY Grace Assembly at Chipley will host a golf tournament Saturday, June 21, at Dogwood Lakes in Bonifay. OTTER CREEK TO HOST FOUR CALVARY PONCE DE LEON Four Calvary will be singing at Otter Creek Methodist Church in Ponce de Leon, at 7 p.m., Saturday June 21. The church is four miles north of Ponce de Leon off Hwy 81 at 1492 Jack Johnson Lane. BONIFAY FIRST UNITED METHODIST VBS BONIFAY Bonifay First United Methodist Church will hold Vacation Bible School from 4:30-7:50 p.m., Monday, June 23 through Friday, June 27. The program will include Bible study, arts and crafts, music, games, snacks and much more. For more information call the church of ce at 547-3785. WAUSAU ASSEMBLY OF GOD VBS WAUSAU Wausau Assembly of God will hold Vacation Bible School at 6:30 p.m., Monday, June 23 through Friday, June 27. The church is on Highway 77 at the caution light. For more information, call 638-0883. NEW BETHANY AOG 5TH SUNDAY SING VERNON New Bethany Assembly of God Church will hold a 5th Sunday sing at 11 a.m., Sunday, June 29 featuring the Hendersons. Lunch will be served in the fellowship hall at 12:30 p.m. The church is at Hinsons Crossroads in Vernon. For more information call Brother Leon Jenkins at 773-3003. BONIFAY SOUTHERN GOSPEL SING The Bonifay Southern Gospel Sing will be held at 5 p.m. Saturday, July 5, at Holmes County High School. This years lineup will include Kevin Williams (guitarist for the Gaither Vocal Band), Wes Hampton (Tenor for the Gaither Vocal Band), the Nelons, Four Calvary, and One Heart. Adult tickets are $15 in advance and $18 at the door, ages 6 to 12 are $5 advance and $8 at the door and admission is free for ages 5 and younger. For more information, or to purchase tickets, please call 547-1356 or email four_ calvary@yahoo.com. NEW PROSPECT BAPTIST CHURCH VBS New Prospect Baptist Church will host Vacation Bible School from 5:307:45 p.m. June 23 through June 27 for children age 2 through the eighth grade. For more information, contact Tracy Barbee at 260-5226 or by emailing: tbarbee1960@gmail.com ST. ANNE TO HOST LIFE LINE SCREENING MARIANNA St. Anne Catholic Church at 3009 5th St., Marianna will host Life Line Screening, a leading provider of communitybased preventive health screenings Thursday, July 24, 2014. In order to register for this event and to receive a $10 discount off any package priced above $129, please call 888-653-6441 or visit www.lifelinescreening. com/community-partners UNITY FAITH RIDERS The Unity Faith Riders would like to invite everyone to their monthly community breakfast, held at 7 a.m. every fourth Saturday in the month, at the Vernon Fire Department. Breakfast is free, but donations to the ministry are accepted. For more information, call Johnathan Taylor at 768-2444. WELCOME ALL TO BLESSED TRINITY CATHOLIC CHURCH BONIFAY Blessed Trinity Catholic Church would like to invite everyone to attend services. Bible Study is held from 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. on Sunday in the Church Hall. Sunday Mass is held from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m., and on Wednesday evening Mass will be held from 5:30-6:30 p.m. The church is at 2331 Highway 177A in Bonifay. LIVE OAK ASSEMBLY OF GOD SERVICES BONIFAY Live Oak Assembly of God Church would like to invite everyone to attend worship services. Bible Study is held at 10 a.m. on Sundays with worship services following at 11 a.m. Wednesday evening prayer meeting and worship is held at 7 p.m. The church is on the Geneva Highway four miles from Bonifay on Highway 177A. FAITH Wednesday, June 14, 2014 Page A9 www.bonifaynow.com | www.chipleypaper.com My father was a rather reserved person. He did not have much to say except when he was talking about his hunting or shing adventures, and to hear from him. It was always an adventure. When he got started on one of his stories, you better just sit back and forget about everything else. Outside of that, he was rather quiet and reserved and did not have much to say. I always liked that about him for a variety of reasons. I think I take after him in that regard. I just do not have time to hear somebody bloviate on something I am not interested in. For one, my father had no time at all for politics. I am not sure if he was a Republican or Democrat, but I knew he voted every election. Son, he often said, you dont have to take sides one way or the other. When Im with a Democrat, I talk Democrat and when Im with a Republican, I talk Republican. The only thing that matters is what I do when I get in that voting booth. This attitude of his, since Fathers Day is coming up, was something that made a deep impression upon me. Following his counsel has kept me out of quite a few battles throughout the years, especially when I got married. I can never remember my father arguing with my mother. Now, my mother argued with my father, but he never reciprocated. If you want a happy home, he once advised, make sure everybody in the home was happy particularly the one you married. That has helped me through many sticky situations for which I am eternally grateful. Another bit of advice he gave me was simply that you do not have to ght every battle. Only ght those battles, he said with a sly smirk on his face, that you know you can win. I mentioned that he was rather reserved in his speaking, but there was one area where he was profusely proactive. That was in the area of discipline, especially directed toward me. My father was not much different from any of the fathers during that time and they all believed in the biblical admonition, Spare the rod and spoil the child. These fathers were united in making sure none of their children would be spoiled. One rule we had in the house that I did not fully agree with was, if you got a spanking in school (and in those days we got spankings in school) you got a spanking at home. Talk about double dipping! The assumption was that the teacher was right and that the one receiving the spanking was wrong. Back then, 99.9% of the time that was true. The spanker was in charge, the spankee took it like a man and you know where. I spent 12 years in the public education system and during that time, my teacher was never wrong. I will not divulge how many times I was wrong, that is between me and the area I sit on. I clearly remember that my teachers back then had what was called the Hickory stick. And boy did those teachers know how to use that Hickory stick and where it would do the most good. My father did not have a Hickory stick as such. Hanging on the wall in the kitchen was an old wooden paddle engraved with, I need thee every hour. I am surprised that that one wooden paddle lasted during my entire childhood. I made one mistake during those childhood days. I was going through a period where the paddle and my bottom were close friends. I was getting a little weary of such friendship and decided I would do something about it. My father had gone to work early that day, as I remember it now, and I was going out the door to go to school when a thought danced in my head. I would take that paddle and dispose of it so that it could no longer be attached to my person. With the advantage of 20/20 hindsight, it was not a perfect plan. I had forgotten about that and two days later, I got into some trouble. It was the kind of trouble that could be resolved only by that wooden paddle. My father went to get the paddle and to his chagrin, and my posterior harm, it was not there. Very seldom did my father paddle me when he was really angry. There was one case when that happened, and this was it. I will not repeat the lecture that he gave at that time, but I will say that it had a lasting impression upon my posterior. At that time, I wished he had been a man of fewer words. I know times have changed, but I am not sure they have changed for the better. There was a time when parents were in charge of children and responsible for the discipline. Sadly, that day is far gone. The only thing I would say is, are we better off today than we were back then? The Bible admonishes us, And, ye fathers, provoke not your children to wrath: but bring them up in the nurture and admonition of the Lord (Ephesians 6:4). Discipline, not abuse, is drastically needed among our children today. My father would put it this way, lack of discipline is a form of abuse. 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 1-866-552-2543 or email jamessnyder2@ att.net or website www. jamessnyderministries. com. Faith BRIEFS DR. JAMES L. SNYDER Out to Pastor The switch on my behind saved time


Local A10 | Washington County News Saturday, June 14, 2014 MONDAY 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. 6 p.m.: Third Monday Holmes/Washington Relay For Life Meeting at Patillos 6-7:30 p.m.: Salvation Army Domestic Violence and Rape Crisis Program 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 8-9 a.m.: Tai Chi Class at the Washington County Public Library, Chipley Branch 8-10 a.m.: Church Fellowship Breakfasts at Around the Corner Grill. Breakfast provided. All denominations welcome. 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. 6:10 p.m..: BINGO at St. Joseph Catholic Church games start at speedball 6:10 p.m., Early bird 6:20, session 6:50 p.m. Call Peg Russ at 638-7654 or 638-7654 7 p.m.: Narcotics Anonymous meeting, Blessed Trinity Catholic Church on County Road 177A WEDNESDAY 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. 5 p.m.: New Hope United Methodist Church Bible Study 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 9-11 a.m.: Amazing Grace Church USDA Food Distribution every third Thursday (Holmes County residents only) 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.: Money Sense at Goodwill Career Training Center; call 638-0093; 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. in Marianna. Noon: Alcoholics Anonymous open meeting at New Life Assembly Fellowship Hall, Chipley 1 p.m.: Caregivers Meeting at Washington County Council on Aging in Chipley for more information call 638-6216 2 p.m.: Writers Group meets Thursdays (unless a holiday) at the Chipley Library 4 p.m.: Holmes County Historical Society 2nd Thursday of each month. The public is invited to attend. 6 p.m.: TOPS meets at 7 p.m. with weigh in at 6 p.m. at Mt. Olive Baptist Church 6 p.m.: Washington County Council on Aging Line Dancing Class for more information call 638-6216 6:30 p.m.: T.O.P.S. Mt. Olive Baptist Church on State Road 79 North. 7 p.m.: Narcotics Anonymous meeting, Blessed Trinity Catholic Church on County Road 177A FRIDAY 6 a.m.: Mens Breakfast and Bible Study at Hickory Hill Baptist Church in Westville. 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. 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.: On third Fridays, Washington County Council on Aging (Chipley) will have a plate lunch available to anyone as a fundraiser for our local senior citizens. Plates are $6. Must make reservation at 638-6216 or 638-6217. 3:30 p.m.: Bead Class second Fridays at Laurden-Davis Art Gallery. Call 703-0347. 5 p.m.: Red Hill Methodist Church Mission Supper fourth Fridays January to September. 6-8 p.m.: Washington County Council on Aging 50+ dance club for more information call 638-6216 6-8 p.m.: Mariannas Gathering Place Foundation has a get-together for 50+ senior singles, widowed or divorced on last Fridays at Methodist Youth Center in Marianna. Come join the fun for games, prizes and snacks. For more information, call 526-4561. 8 p.m.: Alcoholics Anonymous open meeting at Chipley Presbyterian Church. SATURDAY 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.: North Bay Clan of The Lower Muskogee Creek Yard Sale rst Saturdays at 1560 Lonnie Road. 10 a.m.: Free Medical Clinic in Graceville third and fth Saturdays. Call 263-6912 or 272-0101. 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.: The Holmes County Community Health Clinic 203 W. Iowa St., Bonifay, open rst and third Saturdays 10 a.m.: The Alford Community Health Clinic is open second and fourth Saturdays until the last patient is seen. 10 a.m. to noon: Childrens education day fourth Saturdays at North Bay Clan Tribal Grounds, 1560 Lonnie Road SUNDAY 11 a.m.: New Hope United Methodist Church Worship Service 5 p.m.: New Hope United Methodist Church Worship Service 8 p.m.: Alcoholics Anonymous meeting in the board room at GracevilleCampbellton Hospital in Graceville. LIBRARY HOURSW AUSAU 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 W ASHINGTON 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: Closed Community CALENDAR Worley reunionG RACEVILLE The annual Worley family reunion will be at 10:30 a.m. today, June 14, at the Graceville Community Church Fellowship Hall on Prim Avenue. Lunch will be served around noon. Please bring old or new photographs you would like to have added to the slide show. For more information, call Debbie Taylor at 263-4518 or Myrtle Steverson at 547-3922. AMVETS membership driveCHI P LEY AMVETS #7 will have a membership drive and fundraiser at 3 p.m. today, June 14. There will be a crawsh boil and live music. Plates will be $7 per person. Concerned American P atriots The Concerned American Patriots of Jackson County will meet at 6 p.m. Monday, June 16, at the ag center on U.S. 90 West, next to the National Guard Armory in Marianna. Guest will be Bill Wohlsifer, candidate for Florida attorney general. His subject will be The State Attorney Generals Role in Ensuring States Rights, plus current events. This is an opportunity to meet Wohlsifer and others who are running for ofce, learn how their ofces affect you and ask your questions. Everyone is welcome; admission is free.B ed and B ath Factory grand openingCHI P LEY WestPoint Home Bed and Bath Factory Outlet Store will open at its new, expanded location in Washington Square Shopping Center, 1414 Main St., at 1 p.m. Monday, June 16. There will be refreshments and opening-day-only shopping specials. You Can Dehydrate That? class VERNON A You Can Dehydrate That? class will be 6-8 p.m. Tuesday, June 17, at the Vernon Community Center, 2808 Yellow Jacket Drive. Come learn how to maximize a dehydrator with this introduction to dehydrating and vacuum sealing. Registration fee is $5 and includes class materials. Space is limited. Pre-registration is required by calling the Washington County Extension Ofce, 638-6265 or the Holmes County Extension Ofce, 5471108. Extension programs are open to everyone. For persons with disabilities requiring special accommodations, call 638-6265 (TDD, via Florida Relay Service, 1-800-955-8771) at least ve working days before the class so that proper consideration may be given to the request. Free aerobic tness classB ONIFAY The Holmes County Health Department is offering free tness classes on Tuesdays and Thursdays through June 17. There are two different 30-minute class times to accommodate various schedules: 11:10-11:40 a.m. and 12:10-12:40 p.m. Classes are at the Bonifay Athletic Club. Anyone is welcome to attend. Call Leann Jones with any questions at 547-8500, ext. 240. Sensoryimpaired or limited-English prociency participants will be provided with necessary aids and interpreters at no cost by calling Fran Amerson at 547-8500, ext. 234. Southerland staff to host mobile ofce hoursWAUSAU/E B RO Rep. Steve Southerland Florida staff will be hosting mobile ofce hours in two Washington County locations on Wednesday, June 18. Hours will be 9-11 a.m. at Ebro Town Hall, 6629 Dog Track Road in Ebro and 1-3 p.m. at Wausau Town Hall, 1607 Second Ave. in Wausau. The ofces will be open to all residents of Washington County and the surrounding area to provide input on legislation, ask questions or request assistance with a federal agency on issues including Social Security, Medicare, housing and urban development, IRS, veterans affairs and immigration. For more information, contact Melissa Thompson at 785-0812 or Melissa. Thompson@mail.house.gov Descendants of Dougald McKay reunion Descendants of Dougald McKay, who settled in Dale County, Ala., about 1851, will have a reunion at 1 p.m. Saturday, June 21, in the Cultural Arts Center, 909 S. St. Andrews St., Dothan, Ala. Larry McKay, chairman of the reunion and a descendant of Dougald McKay through Dougalds son, John Calvin McKay, requests, Please bring photos, old letters and documents as well as VCR tapes and CDs that youd like to share. Tables will be available for the various branches of the family to display their memorabilia. If you descend from John Calvin McKay or his sisters, Margaret Baxter, Mary Stewart or Eliza Bass, you are invited to attend. Snacks will be served. For more information, email larry.mckay@outlook.com or bvann@centurytel.net, or call Betty Vann at 334-792-0216. G ritney reunion CARYVILLE The Gritney reunion will be at 10 a.m. Saturday, June 21, at the Harris Chapel. Please bring a covered dish. For more information, call 535-6338. Finch-Curlee reunion The annual Finch-Curlee Reunion will be Sunday, June 22, at Wausau Town Hall. Please bring a covered dish and enjoy a day of fun and fellowship with family and friends. Lunch will be served at 12:30 p.m. For more information, call Margaret Riley at 703-9873. Art Show and Sale The Washington County Arts Council is calling all artists to participate in the upcoming Art Show and Sale at the 58th annual Panhandle Watermelon Festival in Chipley on June 28. The council encourages all area artists to submit their paintings, drawings, sculptures, textiles, ceramics and pottery. The best of show prize is $250. The cost to enter is $25 and includes up to four items. The deadline for entry is June 24. For more information, call Martha Nebel at 638-4039. Lunch and LearnCHI P LEY Northwest Florida Community Hospital will host a Lunch and Learn from noon to 1 p.m. June 24 in the NFCH Education Center. Lunch and a program on the basics of Type 2 diabetes will be provided at no charge to the community. Meet & Eat luncheon Emerald Coast Hospice is hosting a free Meet & Eat luncheon at 11 a.m. June 25 to support those who have experienced a recent loss. The community is invited to the Marianna or Chipley ofces. If interested, call the Marianna ofce at 526-3577 or the Chipley ofce at 638-8787 to RSVP so adequate lunch amounts can be prepared. Free Zumba classB ONIFAY The Florida Department of Health in Holmes County is offering free Zumba dance tness classes from 6-7 p.m. Thursdays at the Bonifay Recreational Center. Everyone is invited to participate. For more information, call Leann Jones, 547-8500, ext. 240. Sensoryimpaired or limited-English prociency participants will be provided with necessary aids and interpreters at no cost by calling Fran Amerson at 547-8500, ext. 234 Free smoking cessation classB ONIFAY Big Bend AHEC along with The Florida Department of Health in Holmes County will be offering a free smoking cessation class from 4-6 p.m. June 23 at the Florida Department of Health in Holmes County, 603 Scenic Circle, Bonifay. Free nicotine replacement patches, gum and lozenges are available. Class covers all forms of tobacco. For more information, call Leann Jones, 547-8500, ext. 240, or email jlewis@bigbendahec. org. Sensory-impaired or limitedEnglish prociency participants will be provided with necessary aids and interpreters at no cost by calling Fran Amerson at 547-8500, ext. 234 58th annual Watermelon FestivalCHI P LEY The 58th annual Watermelon Festival will be Friday and Saturday, June 27-28. Fridays events will be at Pals Park on Rustin Drive. Gates will open at 5 p.m. Friday with Ashton Shepherd taking the stage at 6 p.m., followed by Jeff Bates and John Anderson. Seating will be festival-style. No coolers are allowed. Saturdays events will begin at 7 a.m. at the Shrine Club with a pancake breakfast, followed by the Hot Trot at 7:30 a.m. at the Washington Holmes Tech Center. The Watermelon Parade will be at 10 a.m. in downtown Chipley. At 11 a.m. Crossroads will take the stage at the Washington County Agriculture Center, followed by queen introductions at 11:45 a.m., the annual Watermelon Auction at noon and Daily and Vincent closing out the festival at 1:30 p.m. The antique car show will be all day on the lawn of the Washington Holmes Technical Center. For more information, visit www. panhandlewatermelon.com. Summer Food P rogram HOLMES COUNTY The Holmes District School Summer Food Program continues through July 3. This program is free to all school-age students and includes breakfast and lunch. It is being offered at Bonifay Elementary, Ponce de Leon Elementary, Bethlehem and Poplar Springs. Kolmetz Sing VERNON The Kolmetz Sing will be at 6:30 p.m. Friday, July 11, at Live Oak Baptist Church in Vernon. The church is on River Road. For more information, call Bertha Padgett at 535-2737. Kolmetz Reunion VERNON The 50th Kolmetz Reunion will be at 10 a.m. Saturday, July 12, at the Hinson Crossroads Fire Department on Douglas Ferry Road in Vernon. Please bring a covered dish to share. For more information, call Bertha Padgett at 535-2737. Swimming lessons set at Chipola MARIANNA Chipola College will offer childrens swimming lessons for ages 4 and up on the following dates: Session 1: June 16-26 Session 2: July 14-24, with a registration deadline of July 10 Session 3: Aug. 4-14, with a registration deadline of July 31 Classes are available at 10 a.m. or 7 p.m. Sessions include eight 45-minute classes, which meet Monday through Thursday for two weeks. Lessons are based on a combination of nationally recognized methods. Cost of each two-week session is $55. Preregistration is required, with a $5 late registration fee. For more information, call 718-2473 or visit www.chipola.edu. Community EVENTS


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A12| Washington County News Saturday, June 14, 2014 CLASSIFIEDS 6-3375 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE FOURTEENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR WASHINGTON COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION CASE NO.: 2014-0041-CP IN RE: ESTATE OF FRED VAN STANLEY Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of Fred Van Stanley, deceased, whose date of death was January 2, 2014, is pending in the Circuit Court for Washington County, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is 1331 South Blvd., (Post Office Box 647) Chipley, FL 32428. The names and addresses of the personal representative and the personal representative’s attorney are set forth below. All creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against the decedent’s estate on whom a copy of this notice is required to be served must file their claims with this court WITHIN THE LATER OF 3 MONTHS AFTER THE TIME OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR 30 DAYS AFTER THE DATE OF SERVICE OF A COPY OF THIS NOTICE ON THEM. All other creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against the decedent’s estate must file their claims with this court WITHIN 3 MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE. ALL CLAIMS NOT FILED WITHIN THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH IN SECTION 733.302 OF THE FLORIDA PROBATE CODE WILL BE FOREVER BARRED. NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH ABOVE, ANY CLAIM FILED TWO (2) YEARS OR MORE AFTER THE DECEDENT’S DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED. The date of first publication of this notice is June 14, 2014. Todd C. Brister Florida Bar No. 24522 P.O. Box 1759 Panama City, FL 32402 Tel. 850-215-7885 Fax 850-215-0379 tbrister@knology.net Melissa Doreen Johns Personal Representative 235 NE 5th Avenue Lake Butler, FL 32054 June 14 and 21, 2014 6-3364 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT IN AND FOR WASHINGTON COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO: 2012-CA-000305 BANK OF AMERICA, N.A. Plaintiff, vs. BARBARA K. TAFELSKI; WIKTOR PTASZYNSKI; UNKNOWN TENANT I; UNKNOWN TENANT II; WELLS FARGO BANK, N.A., and any unknown heirs, devisees, grantees, creditors, and other unknown persons or unknown spouses claiming by, through and under any of the above-named Defendants, Defendants. NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE is hereby given that the undersigned Clerk of the Circuit Court of Washington County, Florida, will on the 2nd day of July, 2014, at12:00PM on the front steps of the Washington County Courthouse in Chipley, offer for sale and sell at public outcry to the highest and best bidder for cash, the following-described property situate in Washington County, Florida: Lot 1, Block A, according to plat of OAK HILL UNIT ONE, a subdivision of part of Section 27, Township 2 North, Range 14 West, as recorded in plat on file in Plat Book 3, Page 158, of the Public Records of Washington County, Florida. pursuant to the Final Judgment entered in a case pending in said Court, the style of which is indicated above. Any person or entity claiming an interest in the surplus, if any, resulting from the foreclosure sale, other than the property owner as of the date of the Lis Pendens, must file a claim on same with the Clerk of Court within 60 days after the foreclosure sale. WITNESS my hand and official seal of said Court this 13 day of May, 2014. AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT. If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact the ADA Coordinator by mail at P. O. Box 1089, Panama City, FL 32402 or by phone at (850) 747-5338 at least seven (7) days before your scheduled court appearance, or immediately upon receiving this notification if the time before the scheduled appearance is less than seven (7) days. If you are hearing impaired, please call 711. CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT By: K. McDaniel Deputy Clerk (COURT SEAL) BILL: DefaultLink, Inc. 13800 Montfort Drive, Suite 300 Dallas, TX 75240 DLIPublications@defaultlink.com (954)-779-2766 ATTORNEY FOR PLAINTIFF Brian T. Dunmire Butler & Hosch, P.A. 3185 S. Conway Rd., Ste. E Orlando, Florida 32812 (407) 381-5200 June 14, 21, 2014 6-3576 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Notice Is Hereby Given that County of Washington, the holder of the following Tax Certificate, has filed said certificate for a Tax Deed to be issued thereon. The Parcel number, Certificate number and year of issuance, the description of the property, and the names in which it was assessed are as follows: Certificate Number 2583 Year of Issuance 2007 Parcel 14-1197-0005 Assessed to: Richard P. Duffield, Description of Property: LOT 5, BLOCK 1197, SUNNY HILLS UNIT 14, as per plat thereof recorded in Plat Book 3, Page 10-25. All of said property being located in the County of Washington, State of Florida. Unless such certificate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such Certificate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Washington County Government Complex main entrance, 1331 South Blvd, Chipley, Florida, on June 30, 2014 at 10:00 AM. Harold Bazzel, Clerk Ad Interim, Washington County, Florida. By: Kay Haddock, Deputy Clerk June 7, 14, 21, 28, 2014 6-3575 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Notice Is Hereby Given that County of Washington, the holder of the following Tax Certificate, has filed said certificate for a Tax Deed to be issued thereon. The Parcel number,Certificate number and year of issuance, the description of the property, and the names in which it was assessed are as follows: Certificate Number 2582 Year of Issuance 2007 Parcel 14-1195-0006 Assessed to: Stein Giraldo, Inc, Description of Property: LOT 6, BLOCK 1195, SUNNY HILLS UNIT 14, as per plat thereof recorded in Plat Book 3, Page 10-25. All of said property being located in the County of Washington, State of Florida. Unless such certificate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such Certificate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Washington County Government Complex main entrance, 1331 South Blvd, Chipley, Florida, on June 30, 2014 at 10:00 AM. Harold Bazzel, Clerk Ad Interim, Washington County, Florida. By: Kay Haddock, Deputy Clerk June 7, 14, 21, 28, 2014 6-3578 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Notice Is Hereby Given that County of Washington, the holder of the following Tax Certificate, has filed said certificate for a Tax Deed to be issued thereon. The Parcel number, Certificate number and year of issuance, the description of the property, and the names in which it was assessed are as follows: Certificate Number 2544 Year of Issuance 2007 Parcel 13-1138-0009 Assessed to: Richard P. Duffield, Description of Property: LOT 9, BLOCK 1138, SUNNY HILLS UNIT 13, as per plat thereof recorded in Plat Book 3, Page 1-9. All of said property being located in the County of Washington, State of Florida. Unless such certificate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such Certificate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Washington County Government Complex main entrance, 1331 South Blvd, Chipley, Florida, on June 30, 2014 at 10:00 AM. Harold Bazzel, Clerk Ad Interim, Washington County, Florida. By: Kay Haddock, Deputy Clerk June 7, 14, 21, 28, 2014 6-3370 NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN: Dennis J Paul 4491 Millers Ferry Rd Vernon, FL 32462 You are hereby notified that your eligibility to vote is in question. You are hereby notified to contact the Supervisor of Elections, in Washington County, Florida no later than thirty (30) days after the date of this publishing. Failure to respond will result in a determination of ineligibility by the Supervisor and your name will be removed from the statewide voter registration system. June 14, 2014 6-3577 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Notice Is Hereby Given that County of Washington, the holder of the following Tax Certificate, has filed said certificate for a Tax Deed to be issued thereon. The Parcel number, Certificate number and year of issuance, the description of the property, and the names in which it was assessed are as follows: Certificate Number 2649 Year of Issuance 2007 Parcel 14-1281-0006 Assessed to: Richard P. Duffield, Description of Property: LOT 6, BLOCK 1281, SUNNY HILLS UNIT 14, as per plat thereof recorded in Plat Book 3, Page 10-25. All of said property being located in the County of Washington, State of Florida. Unless such certificate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such Certificate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Washington County Government Complex main entrance, 1331 South Blvd, Chipley, Florida, on June 30, 2014 at 10:00 AM. Harold Bazzel, Clerk Ad Interim, Washington County, Florida. By: Kay Haddock, Deputy Clerk June 7, 14, 21, 28, 2014 6-3365 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE FOURTEENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OF FLORIDA IN AND FOR WASHINGTON COUNTY GENERAL JURISDICTION DIVISION CASE NO. 14000046CAAXMX BANK OF AMERICA, N.A., Plaintiff, vs. THE UNKNOWN HEIRS, BENEFICIARIES, DEVISEES, GRANTEES, ASSIGNEES, LIENORS, CREDITORS, TRUSTEES AND ALL OTHERS WHO MAY CLAIM AN INTEREST IN THE ESTATE OF JAMES A. MALEY, DECEASED. et. al. Defendant(s), NOTICE OF ACTION CONSTRUCTIVE SERVICE TO: THE UNKNOWN HEIRS, BENEFICIARIES, DEVISEES, GRANTEES, ASSIGNEES, LIENORS, CREDITORS, TRUSTEES AND ALL OTHERS WHO MAY CLAIM AN INTEREST IN THE ESTATE OF JAMES A. MALEY, DECEASED whose residence is unknown if he/she/they be living; and if he/she/they be dead, the unknown defendants who may be spouses, heirs, devisees, grantees, assignees, lienors, creditors, trustees, and all parties claiming an interest by, through, under or against the Defendants, who are not known to be dead or alive, and all parties having or claiming to have any right, title or interest in the property described in the mortgage being foreclosed herein. YOU ARE HEREBY NOTIFIED that an action to foreclose a mortgage on the following property: LOTS 1 AND 3 IN BLOCK 24, IN THE SE 1/4 OF SECTION 4, TOWNSHIP 4 NORTH, RANGE 13 WEST, ACCORDING TO THE L.W. MORDT PLAT OF THE CITY OF CHIPLEY, IN WASHINGTON COUNTY, FLORIDA. has been filed against you and you are required to serve a copy of your written defenses, if any, to it on counsel for Plaintiff, whose address is 6409 Congress Avenue, Suite 100, Boca Raton, Florida 33487 on or before July 11, 2014 (30 days from Date of First Publication of this Notice) 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 or petition filed herein. WITNESS my hand and the seal of this Court at Washington County, Florida, this 6 day of June, 2014 CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT BY: K. McDaniel DEPUTY CLERK June 14 and 21, 2014 Got Bad Credit? Buy here/ pay here. $99.00* ride today. Pass repos & past BK’s ok. VA & SSI ok. Call Steve 334-648-5302. *Call for more info. Auction COMPLETE LIQUIDATIONJERKINS BUILDING SUPPLY INC Saturday, June 21, 2014, 8:00AM. 312 W Pennsylvania Ave., Bonifay, FL 32425. MASON AUCTION & SALES LLC #FL 642. 850-263-0473 OFFICE 850-258-7652 CHAD MASON 850-849-0792 GERALD MASON www.masonauction. com Web Site. Caryville Flea Market Produce, knives, honey, western books, movies & games. Old tools, new and used stuff. Open Saturdays 8 a.m. Multi-Family Yard Sale. June 13-14, 2983 Sand Path Rd, Bonifay. 8am-until. Lamps, dishes, clothes, what-nots, furniture, ect. Sand Hills: 2850 Scenic Dr, Saturday, June 14th, 7am-?Yard SaleFurniture, Laminate Flooring, Household Items, Framed Art, Area Rugs, Men’s Items, & More. Text FL91838 to 56654 Looking for maid for house cleaning, washing clothes, odd jobs around the house, cooking. 850-388-2061. Healthcare/Medical Medical office currently looking for an ARNP/PA to join our medical team. Our office specializes in Cardiology, Internal Medicine & Family Practice in Bonifay. Please fax resume & references to 850-547-5415, attn Kim Sasser. Install/Maint/RepairSnelgrove Surveying & MappingNow accepting applications for:CAD TechnicianExperience is preferred, but we will consider those applicants with certification. 850-526-3991 Web ID#: 34291563 Logistics/TransportBUDWEISER Now Hiring Summer MerchandisersSeasonal and full time positions available at local beer distributor for Merchandisers. Qualified applicants must possess a valid FL driver’s license, 1 yr experience, HS Diploma or GED, and less than 7 pts on driving record in last 3 yrs. Duties include lifting, stocking and rotating 25 lb cases of beer. 50+ hours per week including weekend work. Excellent compensation package. Looking for team players with a piositive attitude. Apply in person at Northwest FL’s #1 beverage company, The Lewis Bear Company, 6484 Dog Track Rd, Ebro, FL between 8am-3pm, M-F. We are a drug free workplace and equal opportunity employer. Web Id 34291785 Logistics/TransportCDL Class AHand delivery, strenuous labor required. Apply at Webbs Seafood at 12603 Highway 231 Youngstown. DFWP. No Phone Calls! Web ID#: 34291275 Text FL91275 to 56654 Executive OfficeSpace for rent downtown Chipley. (850)638-1918 Retail Store Space available.Main Street. Downtown Chipley. 850-638-1918 1 Bedroom Apartment, in Chipley, covenant location, no pets. 638-4640. SpaciousOne Bedroom Apartment $450.00 Stove/Refrigerator. Free W/S/G No Pets Convenient location Downtown Chipley 638-3306. 2BR/1BAHouse. Large back yard, newly remodeled. Reference required. 497 MLK, Chipley. $500/mth, deposit. 850-535-4842. 3BR/1BA Brick Home, no pets, deposit, available early June. In Chipley 638-1918. Beautifully Furnished 2/BR cottage style home with huge front porch. No smoking or pets permitted located within city limits of Bonifay $1,000/ Moth references required. contact after 6 p.m. 850-687-5080. For Rent. 3BR/1BA, AC, $550.00 per month, $550.00 deposit. 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