** NASCAR: 3 THINGS WE LEARNED IN KANSAS | A12 Volume 95 Number 8 Phone: 850-638-0212 Fax: 850-638-4601 Opinion ....................A4 Local & State ..............A5 NASCAR ..................A12 Faith .........................B4 Obituaries ..................B5 Classifieds ..........B7-B10 @WCN_HCT facebook.com/WashingtonCountyNews.HolmesCountyTimes50 Â¢ chipleypaper.com Washington County A10MotherÂs Day notes to mothersB1NASCAR: What we learned in Kansas Wednesday, May 16, 2018 By Diane M. RobinsonThe News | @HCTA_Diane Drobinson@chipleypaper.comWAUSAU Â„ Wausau Town Council members decided on the location where the new fire station will be built when they met in regular session May 10.The new location is set directly across the street from City Hall on Second Avenue. After seeing site plans from engineering firm Dewberry, and speaking with members of the fire depart-ment, the council voted on and approved the location in a 3-1 vote. The sole vote against was cast by Dewayne Carter who said it was because of parking. ÂI did not vote against this because I donÂt want the fire department to have a new facility,ÂŽ said Carter. ÂI voted against this loca-tion because I fear it will interfere with parking for town hall.ÂŽThe Wausau Fire Department are the recipients of $985,500 in allocated state funds with which they will be building the new facility.The department is hopeful construction will begin by the end of the year.Wausau board approves location of new re stationWausau Town Council members look over site plans for the new Â“ re station with engineers from Dewberry. [DIANE M. ROBINSON | THE NEWS] By Diane M. RobinsonThe News | @HCTA_Diane Drobinson@chipleypaper.comCHIPLEY Â… A program regarding teacher graduate tuition reimbursement that has been discussed by the Washington County School Board for over a year has once again been put off for a vote.Superintendent Joe Taylor tasked Attorney Matt Fuqua with reworking the con-tract details before the board makes a final vote on the issue when they met in regular ses-sion May 14.The program is designed for teachers who already have masters degrees to go back to school to earn the 18 graduate hours in math or English in order to teach college level courses for dual enrolled stu-dents in the district.Dr. Lou Cleveland has been spearheading the topic and says it's an crucial program because of the need to keep the students in the district and to save money.ÂIf we have teachers who are qualified to teach college level courses then our students can stay here in our district and in the process save the money we are paying to Chipola for their tuition,ÂŽ said Cleveland.Reimbursement issues are the main cause for the reworking of the contract for school board members. Trying to find a balance between what is paid out by School Board to vote May 14 on paying teachersÂ grad tuitionStaff ReportEBRO Â… A Vernon man has been taken into custody after law enforcement stops him for speeding on State Road 79.According to Washington County Sheriff's Office news release, David Randal Lackey, 40, of Vernon, was arrested following the traffic stop on S.R. 79 near Potter Spring Road at about 6:15 a.m. on May1 after a WCSO deputy observedhis Toyota Camry traveling south at 80 miles per hous on the state road.The deputy noticeda strong odor of marijuana as he approached the vehicle while conducting the traffic stop, the release stated. Lackey was found to be driving with a suspended license. Following a search of Lackey, the deputy discovered a plastic bag of methamphetamine in a metal cylinder which was found in his pocket, the release stated.A subsequent search of the vehicle resulted in the deputy locating two glass pipes. Lackey admitted to the deputy that he had used the methamphetamine along with one of the glass pipes just prior to the traffic stop, the release stated.Lackey was arrested and transported to the Washington County Jail where he was booked on the charges of driv-ing while license suspended/revoked, possession of meth-amphetamine, and possession of drug paraphernalia.Tra c stop ends in drug chargesLackey By Jacqueline BostickThe News 850-630-6167 | @_JBostick email@example.comCHIPLEY Â„ Republican gubernatorial candidate Adam Putnam appealed to the grass-roots as more than a hundred gave ear at a Monday night campaign stop in Chipley.ÂYou canÂt have a cookie-cutter approach in a state as diverse as Florida is,ÂŽ Putnam said. ÂYou want the flexibility for employers who have job vacancies that they canÂt fill, to have a seat at the table in helping the high school, vo-tech and the community college prepare students for the jobs that are in that region.ÂŽThe barbeque-style event was held in a barn on Hard Labor Road.Putnam spoke in context of his Florida Jobs First Agenda that he rolled out Monday as he made stops across the state. The policy announcement focused on economic devel-opment through expanding vocational and technical skills training for students and sup-port for training programs at institutions.The proposal is aimed at the 28 percent of FloridaÂs workforce who do not go on to earn higher education degrees. More than half of the jobs expected to be created in the stateÂs fastest-growing employment sectors by 2025 will require advanced training but less than a four-year college degree, a News Service Florida article stated.Putnam pitches ÂFlorida Jobs FirstÂRepublican gubernatorial candidate Adam Putnam appealed to the grass-roots as more than a hundred gave ear at a Monday night campaign stop in Chipley. [JACQUELINE BOSTICK | THE NEWS] See SCHOOL, A2See PUTNAM, A2 See WAUSAU, A2
** A2 Wednesday, May 16, 2018 | Washington County NewsSite plans for the new Â“ re department.[DIANE M. ROBINSON | THE NEWS] Republican gubernatorial candidate Adam Putnam appealed to the grassroots as more than a hundred gave ear at a Monday night campaign stop in Chipley. [JACQUELINE BOSTICK | THE NEWS] The council approved signing a contract with Point Broadband in order for the company to have backing in gaining a fed-eral grant that will allow the company to bring broadband internet to small rural counties in the southeast.The contract, should the council so choose, would permit the company to place computers in town hall as a testing site for the company. The council however, is lean-ing towards not utilizing that clause as they are in an exclusive contract with an internet provider at the town hall.In other business, the council approved a request to Capital City Bank for an extension on a loan payment due to waiting on funds from the state for Florida Rec-reation Development Assistance Program (FRDAP) grant.Wausau Town Council will meet again in regular session at 6 p.m. on June 14. WAUSAUFrom Page A1 the district and what the options are should a teacher decide not to finish their schooling is what Fuqua has to figure out with the help of Cleveland.The board will vote on the issue next month should Fuqua have a completed contract by the June meeting.Cleveland says there is an urgency for passing this because one of the two dual-enrolled certified teachers is set to retire in two years.ÂIt takes two years for the 18 graduation hours to be completed,ÂŽ said Cleveland. ÂOur only dual enrolled certified English teacher, Carol Schimpf retires in two years and our math certified teacher Susan Saunders isnÂt far behind that.ÂŽIn other business, Cleveland brought up the board placing a half cent sales tax on the August 28 primary ballot. The funds raised from the tax would be earmarked for technology and purchasing those type of items for the district. While it is the consen-sus of the board to move ahead with the action, Taylor and Cleveland will be looking to see if the board has enough time to set a detailed plan of how the funds would be spent before the deadline to place the item on the ballot runs out.The Washington County School Board will meet in workshop at 4 p.m. May 29. SCHOOLFrom Page A1 ÂThere is an inherently local aspect to workforce development because all of us want the same thing: we want our students, our kids and our grandkids to be able to grow up, graduate and not have to leave our community to find a good career,ÂŽ he added. ÂSome of them may choose to, but you donÂt want that to be forced on them because there are no good paying careers left in that county.ÂŽPutnam, who is currently the stateÂs agri-culture commissioner, also highlighted the need for rural economic development. He noted his office had for the last two legislative sessions tried to push Âa revamping of rural economic development in Florida.ÂŽÂRural economic devel-opment is something I will continue to work on,ÂŽ he said. ÂAs a guy from a small town, I know exactly what we have to do and a big piece of what we have to do is infrastructure broad band infrastructure, digi-tal infrastructure, utilities, access to highways and rail spurs.ÂŽ PUTNAMFrom Page A1 The Wausau Fire Department are the recipients of $985,500 in allocated state funds with which they will be building the new facility. The department is hopeful construction will bCHIPLEYPAPER.COM
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** A4 Wednesday, May 16, 2018 | Washington County News OPINION The News is published every Wednesday and Saturday by GateHouse Media LLC at 1364 N. Railroad Ave., Chipley, FL 32428. Periodicals postage paid at Chipley, Florida. Copyright 2018, GateHouse Media LLC. All Rights Reserved. Copyright Notice: The entire contents of the Washington County News are fully protected by copyright and cannot be reproduced in any form for any purpose without the expressed permission of GateHouse Media LLC. The views expressed here are not necessarily those of this paper or GateHouse Media. Postmaster: Send address change to Washington County News, P.O. Box 627, Chipley, FL 32428, USPS 667-360 SUBSCRIPTION RATES In county Out of county 13 weeks: $20 $24.30 26 weeks: $28.70 $36.40 52 weeks: $48.60 $60.70 Home delivery subscribers may be charged a higher rate for holiday editions. CONTACT US Publisher: Nicole BareÂ“ eld nbareÂ“ firstname.lastname@example.org Interim Editor: Jacqueline Bostick email@example.com, 850-638-0212 News, sports, opinion: firstname.lastname@example.org ClassiÂ“ ed: 850-638-0212, email@example.com Circulation Customer Service: 1-850-522-5197 Washington CountyPUBLISHER Nicole P. BareÂ“ eld INTERIM EDITOR Jacqueline Bostick PRODUCTION SUPERVISOR Cameron Everett U.S. Rep. Dennis Ross recently made his first public appearance since announcing he was retiring from Congress. And the Lakeland RepublicanÂs comments reminded us that a prickly issue remains unresolved. Ross said participants in the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, or DACA, ought to have an avenue to earn U.S. citizenship, according to Floridapolitics.com. ÂWe have to make sure those who came here of no accord of their own are treated fairly. Let them earn their way to citizenship. ... ThatÂs not amnesty; it is earning their way,ÂŽ he said. Ross indicated he was ÂdisappointedÂŽ that such a view had garnered criticism from immigr ation hardliners in Congress. After all, those who follow Ross closely know that heÂs no softy on dealing with illegal immigration. Ross has supported measures to crack down on sanctuary cities and also has favored constructing a wall along the Mexican border. DACA, crafted as protection against deportation by the Obama administration, covers roughly 800,000 people whose parents entered illegally and brought them to the United States as children. Last September the Trump administration announced the end of the program, giving Congress until early March to craft a legislative solution. As Congress dawdled, 15 states sued to prevent the administration from ending DACA. Week before last, however, seven states sued the administration from the other side, for failing to end DACA, which they argue is unconstitutional. Louisiana Attorney General Jeff Landry told NPR lawmakers could settle this dispute. ÂOur objective,ÂŽ he said, Âis to get Congress to act.ÂŽ Good luck with that. Ross is solidly in the mainstream on DACA. In fact, itÂs one of the few things most Americans can agree on. A month ago a Quinnipiac University poll revealed that 71 percent of Americans believe illegal immigration from Mexico is an Âimportant problem.ÂŽ Yet 77 percent thought DACA enrollees should be allowed to remain in America and apply for citizenship. To that end, Ross is one of 59 sponsors Â„ 29 Republicans, 30 Demo crats Â„ of the Uniting and Securing America Act. The measure would permit DACA participants who have been in the country at least four years to gain permanent legal status if they enroll in higher edu cation, join the military or are gainfully employed, among other requirements. Once they achieve that, they could pursue citizenship just as immigrants who utilize existing legal channels. The bill offers a fair compromise, contains similar provisions as other DACA relief bills floating around Capitol Hill and has a solid base of bipartisan support in the House. Yet it hasnÂt moved an inch through the legislative mill since being introduced in January Â„ which suggests the competing lawsuits will force the Supreme Court, and not our lawmakers, to do t he dirty work for DACA enrollees. ItÂs perplexing why this canÂt get done, but the DACA stalemate demonstrates the political process is as broken as our immigration system. No wonder Dennis Ross wants out. This guest editorial was originally published in the Lakeland Ledger, a sister newspaper of the within Gatehouse Media.Congress should pass DACA compromise ANOTHER VIEW With President Trump, you never know.ÂŽ Those were the exact words a U.S. Senate legislative aide said to me when we were talking about President TrumpÂs immigration views. The specific topic at the time was deferred action for childhood arrivals, DACA, which candidate Trump had vowed to end on ÂDay 1ÂŽ of his presidency, but didnÂt. In part because of President TrumpÂs DACA dithering, the program and its future have since devolved into a political and legal quagmire. President TrumpÂs most recent fumbling and bumbling came during a Michigan rally when he said, to his baseÂs horror but to the powerful agricultural lobbyÂs delight, that Âwe have to have your workers come in,ÂŽ a reference to issuing H-2A agriculture visas, a program that its critics say is systematically abused. As President Trump spoke, the Washington, D.C.-based National Council for Agricultural Employers, WAFLA, formerly the Washington [State] Farm Labor Association, the Washington [State] Growers League and the Fresno [California] County Farm Bureau could barely contain their collective joy. In fiscal year 2017, the U.S. Department of Labor approved 200,049 H-2A visas for foreign-born agricultural guest workers, up 20.7 percent from 165,741 in FY 2016. Just days before President TrumpÂs speech, the Labor Department settled with G Farms, a Maricopa County, Arizona, agribusiness, on the grounds that it had subjected its grossly underpaid workers to Âsimply inhumaneÂŽ conditions. G Farms had housed 69 guest workers in overcrowded, unsanitary semi-truck trailers and school buses, where they were exposed to ArizonaÂs summer heat without proper ventilation, and with dangling gas lines fed through bus windows. The no-cap H-2A visa should be a national embarrassment because it enables agricultural employers to import vulnerable, easily exploitable individuals. The farm industry takes advantage of the susceptible while neglecting its own responsibility to enter the 21st century through mechanization. Sharing in the blame is the federal government which, through the H-2A, sanctions modern day cheap, pliant slave labor. In 2014, Indiana University published its study which found that, because employers control their visas, legal temporary guest workers are guaranteed to be underpaid and canÂt advance in the labor market. Growers contend that without easy access to cheap labor, Âcrops will rot in the field.ÂŽ Crops that donÂt rot, agricultural representatives claim, will soar to unaffordable retail prices, the mythical $20 avocado. A wealth of nonpartisan academic research undermines the advocacy groupsÂ allegations. In its 2016 overview of the effect of farm labor costs on consumer prices, National Geographic reported that if workersÂ wages increased by 47 percent, grocery bills would go up just $21.15 a year, or $1.76 a month. Those findings are consistent with other academicsÂ conclusions, including those from Iowa State, the University of California Davis and the Economic Policy Institute. The H-2A visa and the ample supply of cheap labor it makes readily available have slowed mechanizationÂs progress and eliminated growersÂ incentive to pay wages high enough to attract American workers. Historically, the solution to labor shortages, assuming employers can document their existence, is to pay more, not to hire illegal immigrants, a crime, or lobby for more employment-based visas. Case in point: In 2017, Christopher Ranch, which grows garlic on 5,000 acres in Gilroy, Calif., announced that it would hike pay for its farmworkers from $11 an hour to $13 an hour that year, or 18 percent, and then to $15 in 2018. The result: the ranch went from having a worker shortage to having a 150-person employment waiting list. Created in 1952 as part of the Immigration and Nationality Act, the H-2A requires employers to seek Americans first, a condition that theyÂve ignored too long, in large part because of the federal governmentÂs willful blindness towards its abuses.Feds Sanction Slave Labor, 21st Century StyleSo Donald Trump has a date with Kim Jong Un in Singapore on June 12. Good deal Â„ so far. As long as the president doesnÂt get arrested for chewing gum or hanged for spitting on the sidewalk, his meet-up with North KoreaÂs ÂRocket ManÂŽ in that spotless city might actually become a historic summit. Singapore 2018 might even become one of TrumpÂs legacies, though I suspect at this point heÂs not as fixated on legacy building as most presidents. HeÂs more focused on making a deal with a nasty communist regime that no previous president has been able to make. WeÂll know soon enough if Singapore is for show or for real. Meanwhile, I hope when Mr. Trump sits down to negotiate with Kim Jong Un heÂll remember what happened when Ronald Reagan went to Reykjavik in October of 1986 to meet Mikhail Gorbachev. The hope was for the two superpowers to discuss ways to put limits on strategic nuclear weapons arsenals and to come up with a sweeping armscontrol agreement that would bring about the major mothballing of their nukes and missiles. Everyone in the administration Â„ including Nancy Â„ was excited because they thought Reykjavik was going to be Ronald ReaganÂs greatest legacy. Everyone was pushing him Â„ relentlessly Â„ to make a deal with Gorbachev. Almost any deal. But when Mr. Gorbachev said he wouldnÂt sign the document unless the United States gave up the Strategic Defense Initiative Â„ the proposed ÂStar WarsÂŽ ballistic missile defense system Â„ my father said ÂNyet. ÂHe got up and walked away from the table. Everyone was shocked and concerned by what my father did, but the rest was history. The Berlin Wall came down. The Cold War was over. ÂMichael,ÂŽ he said, Âfor too long IÂve watched presidents of the United States meet with Secretary Generals of the Soviet Union.ÂŽEvery time we sit down with them theyÂre asking us to give up something to get along with them.ÂŽI want to be the first president who says ÂNyet.Â ThatÂs the reason I wanted to run for president. ÂIn order for President TrumpÂs meeting on June 12 to be a success, and he certainly has it in him to make it one, he also has to be willing to walk away. You canÂt make a deal just because youÂre thinking itÂs going to be good for your legacy. Your legacy might be when you stand up and walk away from a bad deal. The only way youÂll ever win real victories against the people who run hellholes like the USSR, North Korea and Iran is if youÂre willing to walk Â„ and they know it. Anyone can make a bad deal Â„ look at the one President Obama made with Iran. So my suggestion to the president is, ÂDonÂt make a deal with North Korea just to make a deal. Sometimes the best deal is to walk away.ÂŽAnd anyway, Mr. Trump, with three American prisoners safely back home from North Korea, youÂve already got a win.The Deal with Singapore J o e G u z z a r d i Joe Guzzardi Michael Reagan
** Washington County News | Wednesday, May 16, 2018 A5 LOCAL & STATEStaff ReportCHIPLEY A Gracev-ille man is in jail after a traffic stop led to the discovery of drugs.According to a Wash-ington County SheriffÂs Office news release, 43-yearold Phillip Sean Langston was arrested May 10 and charged with possession of methamphetamine, possession of marijuana less than 20 grams, possession of drug paraphernalia, and driving while license sus-pended or revoked. A WCSO deputy observed Langs-ton speeding on State Road 77 near Falling Waters Road, and during the stop, Langston advised the deputy that his license had been revoked, the release stated. As a search of the vehicle was conducted, deputies uncovered three needles, a wooden pipe containing marijuana, and a green plastic container of methamphetamine.Washington County SheriffÂs Office can be reached at 8506386111. You may also contact WCSO anonymously by calling 850-638-TIPS (8477) or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.Tra c stop leads to arrestLangston News Service Florida TALLAHASSEE Â„ The Florida Division of Emergency Management and Gov. Rick Scott issued advisories Monday about a severe weather system developing in the Gulf of Mexico that could bring rain and flooding to parts of the state. The system is getting extra attention as it has potential to develop into a subtropical or tropical storm and comes as the state prepares for the six-month hurricane season, which begins June 1. The National Hurricane Center said it anticipates the system to produce widespread cloudiness, showers and thunderstorms across much of Florida and southeastern Georgia. ÂRegardless of subtrop-ical or tropical cyclone formation, this system will produce locally heavy rainfall and possi-ble flash flooding across portions of Florida and the southeastern United States during the next few days,ÂŽ the Hurricane Center said in an advisory Monday.State braces for rain, oodingWe want to highlight our hometown businesses! "Business Profile" is a weekly feature designed to inform readersabout the local business community. To participate, complete the following information and email it to: email@example.com Business name:Business contact information:Number of employees:OwnerÂs or manager's name:Business services provided: Years in business:How you got into this business:What you like most about your business:Name of person com-pleting this form:Business Pro leNews Service FloridaVisit Florida President Ken Lawson and Brig. Gen. Evan Dertien, commander of the 96th Test Wing at Eglin Air Force Base, are among scheduled panelists for a Florida congressional del-egation hearing Thursday on drilling off the stateÂs coasts. Also scheduled to appear during the hearing in Washington are Mark Alderson, executive director of the Sarasota Bay National Estuary Program, and Ken Milito, director of upstream and industry operations for the American Petroleum Institute. The hearing comes amid continued debate over plans by President Donald TrumpÂs administration to allow oil and gas drilling in federal waters off various parts of the country. U.S. Inte-rior Secretary Ryan Zinke appeared in January in Tallahassee and said drilling would not occur off FloridaÂs coasts. He repeated his stance last Thursday before the U.S. Senate Appropriations Committee. However, the administrationÂs stance has continued to draw questions as the waters off FloridaÂs coast havenÂt officially been removed from the proposal. The issue involves waters beyond the nationÂs outer continental shelf a juris-dictional term describing submerged lands 10.36 statutory miles off Flori-da's West Coast and three nautical miles off the East Coast. ThursdayÂs one-hour hearing in the Rayburn House Office Building is set to begin at 8:30 a.m.Florida delegation holds hearing on oil drilling Rental units wantedTri-County Commu-nity Council is looking for rental units for the Section 8 program. The Section 8 program provides assistance for low income families in the private renal market through the Housing Assistance Payments Program. Renter voucher holders select a unit from the private market. Requirement of a unit to be rented to an assisted family are as fol-lows: the unit must meet HUD housing quality standards and the rent must be approvable within HUD Fair Market Rents and market rate. When a Section 8 voucher holder is interested in your unit contact Steve Henderson at 638-4520 ext 103. Tri-County accepting HUD applicationsTri-County Community Council, Inc., Washington County Housing Authority (Sec-tion 8) Rental Assistance Program is currently taking applications on Wednesdays for the waiting list. Applications are taken by interview appointments only.Eligibility for assistance is based on income; you must be a legal citizen of the United States or have an eligibleimmigrant status. Deci-sions may be based on criminal history and other criteria. In order to apply and applicant will need to bring verification to the interview.For more information or to set up an inter view call Steve Henderson at 638-4520 ext 103. Chipley Housing Authority seeking applicantsChipley Housing Authority is currently seeking applicants for the Public Housing program. Applicants must complete an application and meet income guidelines based on family size as required by HUD. Appli-cations are available from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Thursday in the office located at 1370 Old Bonifay Road in Chipley. For more information call 850-638-0134.HOUSING BRIEFS
** A6 Wednesday, May 16, 2018 | Washington County News HAPPY MOTHERÂS DAYWashington County News and Holmes County Times-Advertiser recently partnered with sponsors CancunÂs Mexican Grill & Restaurant and VoÂs Nails & Tailoring to host the MotherÂs Day Sweepstakes. Winner received $25 Visa giftcards and gifts from sweepstakes sponsors. Winning entreies were: first place, Ashlynn Weston; second place, Amanda Jansenius; and third place, Regina Franklin. Here are those entries, as well as other sweepstakes submissi ons. SEE MORE ON PAGE A10Honoring local momsMotherÂs Day Sweepstakes winners announcedFIRST PLACE ÂThe best gifts in life are always free.ÂŽ [ASHLYNN WESTON, CHIPLEY] SECOND PLACE ÂMommyÂs Whole World: MommyÂs RugratsÂŽ [AMANDA JANSENIUS, ALFORD] THIRD PLACE ÂLeianneÂs Wedding DayÂŽ[REGINA FRANKLIN, CHIPLEY]
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** A8 Wednesday, May 16, 2018 | Washington County News DATELINESPAHOA, HAWAIIIn this frame from video released by the U.S. Geological Survey, gases rise from a Â“ ssure Sunday near Pahoa, Hawaii. The new Â“ ssure sent gases and lava exploding into the air, spurring ofÂ“ cials to call for more evacuations as residents waited for a possible major eruption at Kilauea volcanoÂs summit. Overall, nearly 2,000 people have been told to evacuate since May 3, and lava has dest royed more than two dozen homes. [U.S. GEOLOGICAL SURVEY VIA AP] DETROITInvestigators t ravel across a huge Â“ eld to a dig site along a rural wooded area Wednesday in Macomb Township, Mich. Authorities were set to resume excavation work in a wooded area northeast of Detroit for the remains of a 12-year-old girl and the bodies of up to six others missing for decades, after police said Wednesday a Michigan man serving life in prison for killing a 13-year-old girl is a suspected serial killer. [TODD MCINTURF/DETROIT NEWS VIA THE ASSOCIATED PRESS] MOSCOWRussian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov reacts during his and Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh ShoukryÂs joint news conference Monday following talks in Moscow, Russia. Russian and Egyptian ofÂ“ cials agreed Monday to expand industrial and military cooperation between the two countries. Lavrov said close cooperation with Egypt on security issues will help restore a direct air link to EgyptÂs Red Sea resorts. [ALEXANDER ZEMLIANICHENKO/THE ASSOCIATED PRESS] By Niniek KarminiThe Associated PressSURABAYA, Indonesia Â„ The Muslim family that carried out suicide attacks on three churches in IndonesiaÂs second-largest city, killing a dozen people as well as its two young daughters, lived com-fortably in an upper-middle class suburb and was on friendly terms with a Chris-tian neighbor.The coordinated bombings on Sunday, followed on Monday by a suicide attack by another family on police headquarters in Surabaya, have horrified Indonesians who typically see their Muslim-majority country as diverse and tolerant.Neighbors said there were no signs members of the family were planning the acts of violence that President Joko ÂJokowiÂŽ Widodo condemned as ÂbarbaricÂŽ and Âbeyond humanity.ÂŽ They had lived in the leafy Wonorejo Asri residential community since 2010 and had a good income from the fatherÂs business selling herbal medicines, the neighbors said.According to police, on Sunday morning the two sons, aged 16 and 18, rode a motorcycle into a church courtyard and detonated their explosives. Puji Kuswati, the mother, attacked worshippers at another church with her daughters, aged 9 and 12, who police said were all wearing suicide vests. The father, Dita Oepriarto, detonated a car bomb outside a third church. Police initially gave his name as Dita Futri-anto but corrected that based on his national identity card. All six died.Raith Yunanto, who lives two houses from the family, said they were always welcoming to her, a minority Christian. She said she went shopping with Kuswati at the local market and they often exchanged different types of food and fruit.ÂThere was nothing strange about the family, they were like other devout Muslim families,ÂŽ she said. ÂTheir attitude and manner of dress were just like common Muslim people.ÂŽÂItÂs difficult for us to accept how they can commit such a barbaric act against Christians,ÂŽ Yunanto said. ÂThe couple visited me when I gave birth and when my children were sick.ÂŽShe said she last saw mem-bers of the family when the daughters were riding bicycles with other children in front of her house on Satur-day afternoon, the day before the bombings.The eldest son, she said, was seen coming home from school activities wearing a colourful batik shirt thatÂs symbolic of diversity in Indonesia, a country of more than 260 million with dozens of ethnic groups and languages.Dendri Oemiarti, OepriartoÂs younger sister, was wracked with grief when she spoke to The Associated Press on Monday and said her elderly parents were in a state of shock.ÂWhat he has done has hurt us so deeply,ÂŽ she said as tears flowed down her cheeks.ÂWhat thoughts have influenced him? I do not understand. I do not know what changed my good brother to be so sadistic.ÂŽ Oemiarti said she was very angry when she first heard about the church attacks and that children had been used to carry them out.ÂI fainted when my sister, Dina, told me that the attack was done by our own brother,ÂŽ she said.The last time she met her brother and his family was during Ramadan in 2017. She said their lives were busy and they only met about once a year and didnÂt talk about religion.Police initially said the family went to Syria to join the Islamic State group but later retracted that statement.Oepriarto, they said, was the leader of the Surabaya cell of Jemaah Anshorut Daulah, an Indonesian network of extremist groups that is affili-ated with IS.According to police, Oepri-arto was friends with the family that carried out Mon-dayÂs police headquarters bombing and a third family, three members of which died when homemade bombs exploded in their apartment on Sunday night.The familyÂs nextdoor neighbor, Abi Akbar, said Oepriarto and his sons, Yusuf and Firman, like nearly all Muslim men in the neighbor-hood, usually attended dawn prayers at an unremarkable local mosque.But Akbar, 23, also said he had heard older men in the community comment that Oepriarto wasnÂt a mainstream Indonesian Muslim and objected to secular rituals such as raising the national flag or singing the Indonesian national anthem.In retrospect, Akbar said, one thing was different at dawn prayers on Sunday. Instead of customarily kissing their fatherÂs hand after prayers, the boys and father hugged for a long time.ÂThey hugged like they were going to be separated,ÂŽ Akbar said. ÂBut at that time we were not suspicious of anything because they are a family that is well known and normal.ÂŽJust a few hours later Oepriarto and his family and 12 other people were dead. More than 40 were injured.Kenzi Tapy Gani, a 21-year-old university student who lived near the family, described Oepriatro as a Âfriendly and nice guy.ÂŽÂWe really didnÂt see it coming,ÂŽ he said.The extremist family next doorNeighbors say family that bombed Indonesian churches well o friendlyA Muslim woman weeps during the wake for Sri Pudji Astutik, one of the victims of SundayÂs church attacks, at a funeral home Monday in Surabaya, East Java, Indonesia. [ACHMAD IBRAHIM/THE ASSOCIATED PRESS] NATION & WORLDNeighbors said there were no signs members of the family were planning the acts of violence that President Joko ÂJokowiÂŽ Widodo condemned as ÂbarbaricÂŽ and Âbeyond humanity.ÂŽ They had lived in the leafy Wonorejo Asri residential community since 2010 and had a good income from the fatherÂs business selling herbal medicines, the neighbors said.
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** A10 Wednesday, May 16, 2018 | Washington County News Special to The NewsWhat she meant to me and still does. IÂm blessed she is living and well. Mom saw to all y needs, she took me to church, taught me the first verse I ever remember ÂBe kind to one anotherÂŽ and ÂDo unto others as you would have them do to youÂŽ. She spanked my backside when I needed and she taught me to be a good mom, a lady, a good wife and a God fearing woman. Thanks to her I have raised to very responsible children, no adults themselves and who have children also. Thank you, God for my mom.Dean DuvallMy mother was a Godly woman. She was a loving woman and she passed away to soon.JamieHelen Gibson is my mother. She means everything to me. She is a two time breast cancer survivor. She has done without for me and my sister to have. I love her. She is my best friend; she is a blessing from God!Donna GibsonMy mother is a strong woman and I look up to her every day.MakaylaMy mother was the best mother that me and my sisterÂs ever had. She did her best to make sure that we were happy. There is not a day that I donÂt miss her, me or my two sisters. Thank you for being the best mother we ever had. Love ya RIH Katharine B. Gone but not forgotten May 7, 2018Lashonda, Latnsna, ShontriaMama she was there when Daddy was out. She is the only one left in Chipley. She is 90. Her name is Emma Ulene Finch.Bill FinchWords canÂt explain the love of a mother because she is the rock of a household and I than God everyday for the blessing her has given me through her.Anni Ruth LeeI am who I am because of my mother, Joyce. She is the most Godly woman I know prayed into salvation. With-out her I would be lost. Thank you, momma for my salvation.Robert BrooksMy mom, Wanda, means the world to me. SheÂs always been there for me. SheÂs a godly woman who has led by example for her kids. She has a big heart and her faith in God is strong. IÂm blessed when people say I am like my mom. I lover her more than anything!SheriWhat does your mother mean to you?ÂHappiest Family in the WorldÂŽ My Mom is the best. SheÂs a single parent who always tells me to go for my dream! SheÂs the best! [SUBMITTED BY ASHLEY, PANAMA CITY] ÂAn Amazing LoveÂŽ Days are sometimes crazy and nights are sometimes long, so love them like crazy and carry them all their life long. Be the example of Christ for your children. Prov erbs 22:6 Train up a child in the way he should go, and when he is old he will not depart from it. [BRITTANY BROCK, VERNON] ÂProud MommaÂŽ My daughter and her date at the JROTC awards dinner [DOROTHY GAILLARD, VERNON] ABOVE: ÂMothers DayÂŽ I love being a mom, and now a granny. I am blessed. [MELISSA MILES, GRACEVILLE] LEFT: ÂWorldÂs Best MomÂŽ Our Mom is the best. She is our biggest fan and the best mom around. [MICHELE SHERROUSE, BONIFAY] HONORING LOCAL MOMS ÂSuper MomÂŽ Tiffany Marie Tate Hitchcock with three of her four boys and a smile on her face! [DAVINE SHORES, COTTONDALE]
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** A12 Wednesday, May 16, 2018 | Washington County News Feb. 11: Clash at Daytona (Brad Keselowski) Feb. 15: Can-Am Duel at Daytona (Ryan Blaney and Chase Elliott) Feb. 18: Daytona 500 (Austin Dillon) Feb. 25: Folds of Honor 500 at Atlanta (Kevin Harvick) March 4: Kobalt 400 at Las Vegas (Kevin Harvick) March 11: Camping World 500(k) at Phoenix (Kevin Harvick) March 18: Auto Club 400 at Fontana (Martin Truex) March 26: STP 500 at Martinsville (Clint Bowyer) April 8: OÂReilly Auto Parts 500 at Texas (Kyle Busch) April 15: Food City 500 at Bristol (Kyle Busch) April 21: Toyota Owners 400 at Richmond (Kyle Busch) April 29: Geico 500 at Talladega (Joey Logano) May 6: AAA 400 at Dover (Kevin Harvick) May 12: Go Bowling 400 at Kansas (Kevin Harvick) May 19: All-Star Race at Charlotte May 27: Coca-Cola 600 at Charlotte June 3: Pocono 400 June 10: FireKeepers Casino 400 at Michigan June 24: Toyota/Save Mart 350 at Sonoma July 1: Chicago 400 at Chicagoland July 7: Coke Zero 400 at Daytona July 14: Quaker State 400 at Kentucky July 22: New Hampshire 301 July 29: Pennsylvania 400 at Pocono Aug. 5: 355 at the Glen, at Watkins Glen Aug. 12: Pure Michigan 400 Aug. 18: Night Race at Bristol Sept. 2: Southern 500 at Darlington Sept. 9: Brickyard 400 at Indianapolis Sept. 16: Las Vegas 400 Sept. 22: Federated Auto Parts 400 at Richmond Sept. 30: Bank of America 500(k) at Charlotte road course Oct. 7: Delaware 400 at Dover Oct. 14: Alabama 500 at Talladega Oct. 21: Hollywood Casino 400 at Kansas Oct. 28: First Data 500 at Martinsville Nov. 4: Texas 500 Nov. 11: Can-Am 500(k) at Phoenix Nov. 18: Ford EcoBoost 400 at Homestead NASCAR THIS WEEKFEUD OF THE WEEK SPEED FREAKSA few questions we had to ask ourselvesCUP STANDINGS WHATÂS ON TAP QUESTIONS & ATTITUDECompelling questions ... and maybe a few actual answersGODWINÂS PICKS FOR ALL-STAR RACE 2018 SCHEDULE AND WINNERS 12345678910 KEN WILLISÂ TOP 10 NASCAR DRIVER RANKINGSKEVIN HARVICK This is what we call Âa rollÂŽ KYLE BUSCH Mr. Hunch likes him in All-Star race JOEY LOGANO Turns 28 next week CLINT BOWYER Built for exhibition races MARTIN TRUEX JR. OfÂ“ cially out of his mini-slump DENNY HAMLIN Running well enough to sniff a win KURT BUSCH Pretending to be Vegas hockey fan KYLE LARSON Will win soon BRAD KESELOWSKICanÂt put two good weeks together ARIC ALMIROLA Consistently competitive in the No. 10 The Daytona Beach News-JournalÂs Godwin Kelly & Ken Willis have covered NASCAR for nearly 60 years combined. godwin.kelly@ news-jrnl.com firstname.lastname@example.orgMOTOR MOUTHS PODCASTItÂs All-Star week, and weÂre strapping on the restrictor plates for some close-quarters podding. Tune in online at www.news-journalonline.com/ daytonamotormouths THREE THINGS TO WATCHKANSAS THREE THINGS WE LEARNEDHow many wins will Harvick end up with this season? GODSPEAK: Answer: How many more races on 1.5-mile tracks? By that measure, he could reach an even dozen. KENÂS CALL: The way he toyed with Martin Truex Jr. at the end of Kansas, IÂm upping all previous suggestions and saying 10.Restrictor plates at Charlotte? GODSPEAK: If this works out, it could be a sneak peek at the near future of Cup Series racing. Hey, it works at Daytona and Talladega. KENÂS CALL: Well, itÂs only for the All-Star Race. For now, anyway. ItÂll bunch the cars together, which everyone seems to like. IÂm done Â“ ghting it and have fallen into grudging acceptance.RYAN BLANEY VS. KYLE LARSON: Two of NASCARÂs bright, young, new talents wrecked each other, but Blaney immediately took the blame and Larson gladly pointed the Â“ nger of blame. GODWIN KELLYÂS TAKE: So Larson said, ÂBlaney was sidedrafting really hard and I was as high as I could get, and we made contact, whatever, and we had a bunch of damage.ÂŽ WINNER: Kevin Harvick REST OF TOP 5: Martin Truex Jr., Kyle Busch, Joey Logano, Kyle Larson FIRST ONE OUT: Ricky Stenhouse Jr. DARK HORSE: Kurt Busch DONÂT BE SURPRISED IF: Kansas was a preview of Charlotte, then see you later, Harvick. Is this the birth of a new restrictor-plate era?Possibly. In the entertainment world, people fall in love quickly with anything that Âworks,ÂŽ which, in this instance, would mean anything that brings a lot of paint-tradinÂ and a three-wide dash down the stretch on the Â“ nal lap. If it works, many in the corner ofÂ“ ces will surely say, ÂWhy didnÂt we think about this sooner?ÂŽWhen will the NASCAR Âfor saleÂŽ talk simmer down?That Â“ re will remain stoked until something major happens to douse it completely: Either news about a transaction, or news that it was all just a Â“ shing expedition and the lines are being pulled from the water. For the sake of the industry, one of those needs to come by midsummer. CUP SERIES: Monster Energy Open/All-Star Race SITE: Charlotte Motor Speedway (1.5 -mile quad-oval) TV SCHEDULE: Friday, practice (Fox Sports 1, 11:30 a.m., 12:15 p.m., 1 p.m., 1:45 p.m.), pit road speed practice (Fox Sports 1, 2:30 p.m.), qualifying (Fox Sports 1, 6 p.m.). Saturday, Monster Energy Open (Fox Sports 1, 6 p.m.), Monster Energy All-Star Race (Fox Sports 1, coverage begins at 7 p.m.; green Â” ag, 8:15 p.m.) CAMPING WORLD TRUCKS: North Carolina Education Lottery 200 SITE: Charlotte Motor Speedway TV SCHEDULE: Friday, practice (Fox Sports 1, 10:30 a.m.), qualifying (Fox Sports 1, 4:30 p.m.), race (Fox Sports 1, 8:30 p.m.)1. Kyle Busch 5032. Joey Logano 491 3. Kevin Harvick 484 4. Brad Keselowski 3965. Kurt Busch 393 6. Clint Bowyer 386 7. Denny Hamlin 380 8. Martin Truex Jr. 3769. Ryan Blaney 365 10. Kyle Larson 35611. Aric Almirola 342 12. Jimmie Johnson 286 13. Erik Jones 28514. Alex Bowman 271 15. Chase Elliott 26616. Ricky Stenhouse Jr. 265 17. Austin Dillon 241 18. Paul Menard 240 19. William Byron 229 20. Ryan Newman 2251. Pedal to metalKevin Harvick says it is pedal-to-themetal time after winning his Â“ fth Cup Series race in 12 starts. Harvick passed Martin Truex Jr. on the penultimate lap for Win 5. ÂWe know that weÂre riding a momentum wave that is hard to come by, and you need to capitalize on it as many times as you can because it may never come again,ÂŽ Harvick said. ÂIÂve never had it in my career, and IÂve been doing this for 18 years.ÂŽ2. Funk continuesAfter winning the season-opening Daytona 500 (doesnÂt that seem like a year ago?), Team Chevrolet continues to struggle. Seven-time NASCAR champion Jimmie Johnson has yet to lead a lap in 2018, and ChevyÂs other top drivers are struggling with the new Camaro body style, the exception being Kyle Larson. Chase Elliott was 12th at Kansas. ÂJust scratching and clawing to run mediocre,ÂŽ Elliott said.3. All-Star weekendThe attention turns to Charlotte Motor Speedway for the next two weekends. This is a time where the team airplanes stay in the hangar and everybody sleeps in their own bed because this is more or less the home track for almost every race team (sorry, DenverÂs Furniture Row Racing). SaturdayÂs Monster Energy Open and All-Star races will have a new wrinkle: The Cup cars will be Â“ tted with restrictor plates.Â„ Godwin Kelly, godwin. email@example.comDonÂt be surprised to see more Kevin Harvick race-victory celebrations. After just 12 races, he has already matched his career high of Â“ ve wins in one season. [AP/CHARLIE RIEDEL] 1. KensethÂs debutMatt Kenseth made his debut in the No. 6 Roush Fe nway Racing Ford Â„ his Â“ rst start since November Â„ and ran poorly before wrecking out. ÂI expected us to be a little more competitive than that, so it was a really tough weekend all around,ÂŽ he said. ÂWe obviously have some work to do.ÂŽ2. Secret sauceAll that preseason talk about young guys must have motivated 42-year-old Kevin Harvick, who has equaled his careerbest Â“ ve wins in only 12 races. Three of those wins have come on the 1.5-mile tracks, which means the No. 4 Ford has found the secret sauce recipe.3. LarsonÂs lapsTeam Chevy may be lagging, but not Kyle LarsonÂs No. 42 machine. He led a race-high 101 laps before contacting Ryan Blaney on Lap 248 (of 267). Larson said he was as fast as Kevin Harvick. He Â“ nished fourth. ÂIt was a fun race but a little bit disappointing there in the last 20 laps,ÂŽ he said.Â„ Godwin Kelly, godwin. firstname.lastname@example.org After running poorly and then wrecking at Kansas, Matt Kenseth says there is work to do on the No. 6 Roush Fe nway Racing Ford. [AP/COLIN E. BRALEY]
** Washington County News | Wednesday, May 16, 2018 A13IN BRIEFROMENishikori beats Lopez for Â“ rst win in 3 weeksLooking to revive his clay-court game ahead of Roland Garros, Kei Nishikori defeated Feliciano Lopez 7-6 (5), 6-4 Monday in the first round of the Ital-ian Open.It was NishikoriÂs first victory since reaching the final of the Monte Carlo Masters last month. In his previous two matches, Nishikori retired against Guillermo Garcia-Lopez in Barcelona and lost to Novak Djokovic in Madrid.Nishikori hit only 18 win-ners to LopezÂs 26 but had fewer unforced errors Â„ 19 to 31. ÂIt wasnÂt (an) easy match,ÂŽ Nishikori said. ÂIt was windy. And he used a lot of slice and great serves. ... Luckily I got (the) first set. After that I was more confident and I was play-ing better tennis.ÂŽLopez argued with the chair umpire after losing a point in which he thought the ball bounced twice before Nishikori hit a half volley. The 24thranked Nishikori will next face third-seeded Grigor Dimitrov.ROMECiao Roberta: Vinci bids tennis a teary goodbyeRoberta Vinci does not want to be remembered solely for beating Serena Williams in the 2015 U.S. Open semifinals, which prevented the American from completing a calen-dar-year Grand Slam.Vinci, who retired after a first-round loss before her home fans at the Italian Open on Monday, was also ranked No. 1 in doubles, completed a career Grand Slam with partner Sara Errani, and helped Italy win four Fed Cups.ÂItÂs not only Serena,ÂŽ Vinci said. ÂI would appre-ciate it if I were remembered for a bit more of my entire career.ÂŽ Yet the 35-year-old Vinci acknowledged she still looks back at that match against Williams and wonders how she managed it.ÂOoh, a lot, a lot of times. A lot, a lot. Yes, yes,ÂŽ Vinci said with a laugh. ÂIt was an incredible victory. The best victory of course of my life and probably also the (fans) can remember me with Serena, the crowd and everything. It was an incredible day.ÂŽPARISTsonga withd raws from French Open with injuryJo-Wilfried Tsonga has withdrawn from the French Open because of a left knee injury.The former Australian Open runner-up from France says in a video posted on his Twitter account that he has not recovered following surgery. The 37th-ranked Tsonga has not played since losing in the semifinals at the Open Sud de France in February.The French Open starts on May 27 at Roland Garros. By Ben NuckolsThe Associated PressWASHINGTON Â„ The Supreme Court struck down a 26-year-old federal ban on sports betting on Monday, allowing states to decide whether they want to allow legal wagers on football, basketball, baseball, hockey and other games. HereÂs a look at what that means:So, when can i bet on sports?Soon, depending on where you live. Officials in three states Â„ Dela-ware, Mississippi and New Jersey Â„ have pledged to start accepting legal bets within weeks. Three others already had laws on the books authorizing sports betting in the event of a favorable Supreme Court decision, although there likely will be more debate about the specifics. More than a dozen other states either have active legislation to authorize sports gambling or have considered it in the past. Expect those discussions to ramp up, along with more aggressive lobbying in those states by sports book operators and the professional leagues. Who will accept bets?It will vary from state to state. Some have authorized commercial casinos to open sports books, while some will offer sports betting prod-ucts through their state lotteries. Aside from the few states that have worked out those details already, lawmakers and regulators will be decid-ing whether to allow bets to be placed at casi-nos, horse racing tracks, off-track betting parlors or even stadiums, and whether to allow online and mobile betting. How will this change the fan experience?Once sports betting becomes more widely legal, fans can expect to have the opportunity to bet on their phones during games, a common practice in countries such as the United Kingdom and Australia. Television rat-ings and subscriptions to streaming services could increase because fans are more interested in games that donÂt involve their hometown teams. And discussion of point spreads, over/unders and prop bets could become more common among broadcasters and journal-ists as they seek to remain relevant to how fans are thinking about sports.Looking at where legal sports betting is headed By Steve MegargeeThe Associated PressThe NFL wants Congress to enact a framework for legal-ized sports betting in the wake of a Supreme Court ruling that clears the way for more states to allow sports gambling.Supreme Court justices voted 6-3 on Monday to strike down a 1992 law that barred most state-authorized sports gambling. Before the Supreme Court ruling, Nevada was the only state that allowed people to bet on the results of a single game.ÂCongress has long recognized the potential harms posed by sports betting to the integrity of sporting contests and the public confidence in these events,ÂŽ the NFL said in a statement. ÂGiven that history, we intend to call on Congress again, this time to enact a core regulatory framework for legal-ized sports betting.ÂŽAll the major leagues responded to a ruling that figures to have far-reaching implications throughout the sports world. The NHL noted that Âtoday paves the way to an entirely different landscape Â„ one in which we have not previously operated.ÂŽNBA Commissioner Adam Silver, a supporter of legalizing sports gambling, said his league would Âremain active in ongoing discussions with state legislaturesÂŽ about expanding wagering options.Silver also said the league would like to see a federal framework instead of a state-by-state system. The NBA once opposed expanded sports bet-ting but has long said it supports robust regulation.The NBA and Major League Baseball have argued in recent months for a 1 percent cut of proceeds if legalized sports betting expands across the country, saying part of that money would be needed for additional compliance and enforcement efforts within the game.ÂAs each state considers whether to allow sports betting, we will continue to seek the proper protections for our sport, in partnership with other professional sports,ÂŽ Major League Baseball said in a statement.Keith Whyte, the executive director of the National Council on Problem Gambling, believes any governmental body and sports league that receives a direct percentage or portion of sports betting revenue must also dedicate funds to prevent and treat gambling problems.ÂSome of that 1 percent of betting fees is going to come from people with uncontrollable gambling problems,ÂŽ Whyte said. ÂWe believe by taking a cut of this money, (the leagues would) put themselves in the position of having to do something to reduce those costs. Great profits come with great responsibility.ÂŽ MLB said it would Âcontinue to support legislation that cre-ates air-tight coordination and partnerships between the state, the casino operators and the governing bodies in sportsÂŽ toward protecting the integ-rity of the game. Major League Soccer issued a statement seek-ing similar cooperation.ÂAlthough Major League Soccer is supportive of todayÂs Supreme Court decision, we also believe that it is critical that state legislatures and other regulatory bodies work closely with the professional sports leagues in the United States to develop a regulatory framework to protect the integrity of each of our respective sports,ÂŽ the MLS said in its statement. ÂWe look forward to being a part of that process.ÂŽPlenty of leagues already have taken steps to make sure its players are educated on the issue.For example, last year the PGA Tour hired Genesis Sports to help with its new ÂIntegrity ProgramÂŽ that began at the start of the year. The pro-gram requires players on all six circuits the PGA Tour manages to take part in an online tutorial that, among other things, illus-trates some of the far-reaching effects of gambling.ÂWe believe that regulation is the most effective way of ensuring integrity in competition, protecting consumers, engaging fans and generating revenue for government, operators and leagues,ÂŽ the PGA Tour said in a statement.The Supreme Court ruling will impact college sports as well as the pro leagues. Donald Remy, the NCAAÂs chief legal officer, said the organization is reviewing the Supreme CourtÂs decision and that Âwe will adjust sports wagering and championship policies to align with the direction from the court.ÂŽThe NCAA currently doesnÂt hold NCAA Tournament games or any other NCAA-run events in Nevada because of its legal gambling. Las Vegas is home to the annual Las Vegas Bowl as well as the Pac-12 menÂs bas-ketball tournament and other tournaments, which arenÂt run by the NCAA itself.The NCAA said 24 percent of NCAA male student-athletes and about 5 percent of female student-athletes in 2016 reported they had wagered on sports for money within the previous year, which would violate NCAA bylaws. Just below 2 percent of the men participating in the 2016 survey met what the NCAA termed as standard diagnostic criteria for problem gambling.Reactions to the Supreme Court ruling across the sports world werenÂt limited to the league offices. The athletes themselves also were wondering about the possible implications of increased legal sports gambling.NASCAR driver Brad Kesel-owski tweeted he was ÂtornÂŽ on the Supreme CourtÂs decision. Keselowski said it Âshould be great for our sport, but IÂve also seen gambling ruin lives.ÂŽNFL looks to Congress on sports gambling ruling SPORTS TICKER NFL footballs sit on the Â“ eld during warm ups before an NFL playoff game between the Pittsburgh Steelers and the Jacksonville Jaguars, Jan. 14 in Pittsburgh. The NFL wants Congress to enact a framework for legalized sports betting in the wake of a Supreme Court ruling that clears the way for more states to allow gambling. All the major leagues responded to a ruling that Â“ gures to have farreaching implications throughout the sports world. [DON WRIGHT/ASSOCIATED PRESS FILE PHOTO]
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** Washington County News | Wednesday, May 16, 2018 B1CELEBRATE By Jacqueline BostickThe News 850-630-6167 | @_JBostick email@example.comCHIPLEY Â„ Sometimes baby Bo-D has to be chas-tised, but, generally, he stays coddled and cosseted in the sweet arms of his 97-year-old grandmother Susan Harris.The elderly woman helped raise her grandson Joseph, whom she nicknamed ÂBo-DÂŽ as a child. And when he went to prison in 2013 to serve a life sentence, she visited him as often as she could until last year, when she injured her hip, crippling her mobility.ÂThat was her baby,ÂŽ said HarrisÂ daughter Kathy Downing, referring to the real Bo-D. ÂThatÂs her baby,ÂŽ she added, nodding to the toy baby doll in HarrisÂ arms.Harris also suffers from dementia disease.Dementia is marked by the loss of cognitive functioning Â„ thinking, remembering, and reasoning Â„ and behav-ioral abilities to such an extent that it interferes with a personÂs daily life and activi-ties, according to National Institute on Aging. About 5.5 million Americans have the disease.Doll therapy, which is what Harris receives with the doll Bo-D, is becoming commonplace at nursing homes. The dolls are used as a way to calm residents with dementia and comfort them. The technique has received criticism, a National Public Radio story points out Â„ some taking the position that it ÂinfantilizesÂŽ seniors. However, the therapy is a way of Âtrying to meet them where they are and communicate with them in a way that makes sense to them,ÂŽ a spokesperson from Alzheim-erÂs Association stated.May is National Older Americans Month.ÂWhen my daughter got her that doll, she said ÂBo-DÂ and started crying,ÂŽ Downing said. ÂThe doll helps because she loved Bo-D so much she raised him from a little boy because I worked off shore.ÂŽThe real Bo-D is 37 years old. He showed up to his grandmotherÂs birthday party in his own capacity through a MotherÂs Day and birthday letter he sent through the mail.ÂI love you and miss you,ÂŽ Joseph wrote. ÂGood LordÂs willing, maybe they can bring you to see me. Happy Moth-erÂs Day and happy birthday. I love you with all my heart.ÂŽHarris was born in 1921 close to Washington County and was raised picking cotton in Holmes County. She has lived in the area all of her life. She married Oliver M. Holman, who is the father of the late Charles Holman, a former mayor of Graceville.She celebrated her 97th birthday Monday at Wash-ington County Rehabilitation Nursing Center with cake, a balloon, her daughter and ÂBo-D.ÂŽÂCover Bo up mom,ÂŽ Downing told her mom Monday right before the birthday celebration kicked off. Within seconds, Harris gently lifted her blanket just over the dollÂs shoulders and embraced it a little more, touching her face to its face.ÂShe loves her youngins and her grandyoungins and great-greatyoungins,ÂŽ Harris said, tearing up. ÂSheÂs got a heart bigger than this building and there wasnÂt nothing she wouldnÂt do for people.ÂŽÂBo-DÂ: Doll therapy makes 97-year-old womanÂs birthday specialSusan Harris celebrates her 97th birthday with her family, including her daughter Kathy Downing and a doll that symbolizes her grandson she raised from a child, nicknamed ÂBo-D.ÂŽ Pictured from left are Kathy Downing, Susan Harris and ÂBo-D.ÂŽ [JACQUELINE BOSTICK | THE NEWS] Kathy Downing positions ÂBo-DÂŽ to be more comfortable in her motherÂs arms at Washington County Nursing Rehabilitation on Monday. Dolls are used in a therapeutic capacity for dementia patients. Susan Harris celebrated her 97th birthday with Downing and ÂBo-DÂŽ on Monday. [JACQUELINE BOSTICK | THE NEWS] May is National Older Americans Month MONDAY10 a.m.: Holmes County Council on Aging senior Bingo. For more information, call 850-547-2345. 10 a.m.: Washington County Council on Aging (Chipley) exercise. For more information, call Andrea at 850-638-6216 11 a.m.: Holmes County Council on Aging senior lunch. For more information, call 850-547-2345 11:30 a.m.: Washington Council on Aging (Chipley) senior dining. For reservations, call 638-6216. Donations accepted.TUESDAYWashington County Council on Aging Tuesday Group. For more information, call Kim at 850-638-6216 10 a.m.: Holmes County Council on Aging Movie Day. For more information, call 850-547-2345 11 a.m.: Holmes County Council on Aging senior lunch. For more information, call 850-547-2345 11:30 a.m.: Washington Council on Aging (Chipley) senior dining; For reservations, call 638-6216. Donations accepted. 12:30 p.m.: Washington County Council on Aging (Chipley) Tuesday Group. For more information call Andrea at 638-6216 6:10 p.m.: BINGO at St. Joseph Catholic Church; Games start at 6:10 p.m. For more information, call Peg Russ at 638-7654 or 638-7654.WEDNESDAY10 a.m.: Holmes Council on Aging Games and Activities. For more information, call 850-547-2345 10 a.m.: Washington County Council on Aging (Chipley) exercise. For more information, call Andrea at 850-638-6216 11 a.m.: Holmes County Council on Aging senior lunch. For more information, call 850-547-2345 11:30 a.m.: Washington Council on Aging (Chipley) senior dining; For reservations, call 638-6216. Donations accepted. 12:30 p.m.: Washington Council on Aging (Chipley) Games and Activities. For more information, Call Andrea at 850-638-6216THURSDAY9 a.m. to 11 a.m.: Amazing Grace Church USDA Food Distribution, every third Thursday (Holmes County residents only). For more information, call 547-0190. 9 a.m. to noon: Washington County Council on Aging Advanced Portrait Art Class. For more information call Kim at 850-638-6216 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.: First Thursday BeneÂ“ ts program staff will be at Washington County Council on Aging. For more information, call 850-638-6216. 10 a.m.: Holmes County Council on Aging Games and Activities. For more information, call 850-547-2345 11 a.m.: Holmes County Council on Aging senior lunch. For more information, call 850-547-2345 11:30 a.m.: Washington Council on Aging (Chipley) senior dining; For reservations, call 638-6216. Donations accepted. 12:30 p.m. Washington Council on Aging (Chipley) BINGO. For more information, call Andrea at 850-638-6216 1 p.m.: Care Givers Support group, third Thursday of each month at the First Presbyterian Church on 5th Street in Chipley. For more information, call Recie Culpepper at 850-566-2553. 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.: Washington Council on Aging in Chipley Advanced Line dancing. For more information, call Kim at 850-638-6216FRIDAY10 a.m. to noon: Holmes Council on Aging provides bingo, exercise, games, activities, hot meals, and socialization. For more information call 850-547-2345. 10 a.m.: Washington County Council on Aging (Chipley) exercise. For more information call Andrea at 850-638-6216. 10:30 a.m.: Washington County Public Library (Chipley) ÂKnitting with LoomsÂŽ third Friday every month. For more information call 850-638-1314.Regularly scheduled events, opportunities for seniors [JACQUELINE BOSTICK | THE NEWS]
** B2 Wednesday, May 16, 2018 | Washington County NewsBy Alex VeigaThe Associated PressThe major U.S. stock indexes eked out small gains Monday after a late-afternoon pullback weighed on small-company shares.The market had been broadly higher earlier in the day on hopes that trade tensions were easing between the U.S. and China. But much of that rally faded, leaving declin-ers on the New York Stock Exchange out-numbering risers. Gains by health care and energy stocks outweighed losses in real estate companies and other decliners. Casino operators and equipment companies got a boost from a Supreme Court decision that cleared the way for states to legalize sports betting.The S&P 500 index added 2.41 points, or 0.1 percent, to 2,730.13. The Dow Jones industrial aver-age climbed 68.24 points, or 0.3 percent, to 24,899.41. The Nasdaq composite rose 8.43 points, or 0.1 percent, to 7,411.32. Small-company stocks fell. The Rus-sell 2000 index lost its early gains, sliding 6.45 points, or 0.4 percent, to 1,600.34.The major stock indexesÂ latest gains add to the marketÂs solid run this month. The S&P 500, the benchmark for the broader stock market, had its best weekly gain since early March last week.The indexes got off to a strong start Monday, as investors hoped for reduced trade tensions between the U.S. and China after President Donald Trump tweeted over the weekend that he would help Chinese telecommunications company ZTE get Âback into business.ÂŽStocks eke out small gainsBy Paul WisemanThe Associated PressWASHINGTON Â„ A long-running dispute between American regulators and Chinese telecom company ZTE may have handed Presi-dent Donald Trump some unexpected leverage in avoiding a trade war with Beijing.TrumpÂs tweet Sunday that he was working with President Xi Jinping of China to put ZTE Âback into business, fastÂŽ after U.S. sanctions threatened ZTEÂs existence and 70,000 Chinese jobs caught many trade-watchers by surprise.ÂToo many jobs in China lost,ÂŽ Trump tweeted. ÂCommerce Department has been instructed to get it done!ÂŽThe overture came just as Vice Premier Liu He is flying to Washington for talks aimed at heading off a mutually harmful battle between the worldÂs two biggest economies and just before U.S. companies plan to plead during three days of hearings for a resolution to the dispute.Trade analysts say it is highly unusual for a presi-dent to intercede in a case brought by the Commerce Department and to mix regulatory sanctions with trade negotiations. But they also note that TrumpÂs offer to rescue ZTE, which makes cellphones and other telecommunications equipment, has the potential to clear the way for progress.ÂItÂs a way to unlock negotiations,ÂŽ said Wendy Cutler, a former U.S. trade negotiator specializing in Asia and now vice president at the Asia Society Policy Institute.The United States has proposed imposing tariffs on up to $150 billion in Chinese products to punish Beijing for forcing American companies to hand over technology in exchange for access to the Chinese markets. In retaliation, Beijing is threatening tariffs on $50 billion in U.S. products.ÂTrumpÂs tweet creates an atmosphere where thereÂs more hope for reaching an agreement on trade,ÂŽ said David Dollar, senior fellow at the Brookings Institution and a former official at the World Bank and the U.S. Treasury Department.The United States also needs ChinaÂs support as it prepares for talks with North Korea that are intended to persuade the Pyongyang regime to abandon nuclear weapons.Commerce and ZTE last year settled charges that the Chinese company sold sensitive telecommunications equipment to Iran and North Korea in violation of U.S. sanctions. ZTE agreed to plead guilty and pay about $1 billion in fines.Last month, Commerce accused ZTE of violating the agreement and blocked ZTE from importing American com-ponents for seven years. The department said ZTE had misled regulators: Instead of disciplining all employees involved in the sanctions violations, Commerce said, ZTE paid some of them full bonuses and then lied about it.The seven-year ban was tantamount to a death sentence for ZTE.ÂIt was basically going to put them out of business,ÂŽ Dollar said. ÂThey rely on American technology.ÂŽLast week, the company announced that it was halting operations.Early this month, a high-level U.S. delegation Â„ including Treasury Sec-retary Steven Mnuchin, Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross, top American trade negotiator Robert Lighthizer and White House adviser Peter Navarro Â„ traveled to Beijing to address the trade dispute. There, they heard an outcry about U.S. regulators putting ZTE out of business.ÂThey were a little bit blindsided,ÂŽ said Paul Triolo, a technology spe-cialist at the Eurasia Group consultancy. ÂThe Chinese reaction was pretty vociferous. ... The U.S. government shooting down the No. 2 telecommunications supplier in China at this sensitive time Â„ it didnÂt look good.ÂŽNow, analysts see the outlines of a potential deal: In return for TrumpÂs life-line to ZTE, Beijing might agree to buy more U.S. products or take other steps to shrink AmericaÂs gaping trade deficit with China Â„ $337 billion last year.ÂGet it doneÂBy Elliot SpagatThe Associated PressWASHINGTON Â„ Immigration officials have sharply increased audits of companies to verify that their employees are authorized to work in the country, signaling the Trump administrationÂs crackdown on illegal immigration is reaching deeper into the work-place to create a Âculture of complianceÂŽ among employers who rely on immigrant labor.Expansive plans also have been drafted for a long-term push to scrutinize employersÂ hiring practices more closely.Under a 1986 federal law, companies must verify their employees are authorized to work in the United States by reviewing their documents and verifying to the government the employeesÂ identity and work authorization. If employers are found to hire someone without proper documents, the employers may be subject to administrative fines and, in some cases, criminal prosecution.The recent focus on employers comes after a surge of deportation arrests of workers that started immediately after Trump took office in January 2017. The crack-down is likely to please immigration hawks among TrumpÂs supporters but may alienate industries and companies that rely on immigrant labor.There were 2,282 employer audits opened between Oct. 1 and May 4, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement said Monday, nearly a 60 percent jump from the 1,360 audits opened between October 2016 and September 2017. Many of those reviews were launched following the January ICE audits and employee interviews at about 100 7-Eleven franchises in 17 states.There were 594 employers arrested on criminal immigration charges from Oct. 1 to May 4, up from 139 during the previous fiscal year, and 610 civil immigration charges during the same period, compared to 172 in the preceding 12-months.Derek Benner, head of ICEÂs Homeland Security Investigations unit, told The Associated Press that another nationwide wave of audits planned this summer would push the total Âwell overÂŽ 5,000 by Sept 30. ICE audits peaked at 3,127 in 2013.The agency has developed a plan to open as many as 15,000 audits a year, subject to funding and support for the plan from other areas of the administration, Benner said.The proposal calls for creation of an Employer Compliance Inspection Center to perform employer audits at a single location instead of at regional offices around the country, Benner said. Electronically scanning the documents will help flag suspicious activity, and the most egregious cases will be farmed out to regional offices for more investiga-tion. Audit notices will be served electronically or by certified mail, instead of in person.Immigration crackdown causes audits to surgeTrumpÂs bid to help Chinese rm draws re but raises hopes BUSINESS Chinese men pass by a ZTE building May 8 in Beijing, China. President Donald TrumpÂs weekend social media musings about China injected new uncertainty into the WashingtonÂs punishment of Chinese tech giant ZTE and planned trade talks between the two countries. [NG HAN GUAN/THE ASSOCIATED PRESS]BOSTONEx-aircraft cleaner Â“ les harassment complaintA 22-year-old former employee of a Logan Airport subcontractor that cleans airliners filed a discrimination complaint Monday alleging she was sexually harassed by a supervisor and unjustly fired when she turned down his unwanted advances.Rosa Morban, who lost her job with Ready-Jet this year, said her supervisor exposed himself to her, made inappropriate com-ments and would try to corner her alone so he could harass her.Speaking in Spanish through an interpreter, Morban said when she tried to speak up about it, another manager refused to take her seriously and joked that she would probably end up marrying her supervisor.
** Washington County News | Wednesday, May 16, 2018 B3 !"#$$% &'() )$#$$% +) ')) ,*-" ,.) ,,/#)"% ,)) ,!0)1 ,'#"% ,&2) ) "( '())" -3) '$ &!"4#$$% ,5) 53) ,6" 7" '8 ) ,)" 9 7) :)( ;3<= "')5) &/ *#$$% ))+") ,2 >0/ 2 ,40$ '$" ) ? ?"(" &+89 , > *) ,! 5)") +) 5 )""<= @ ;AA ;) "))" )"+ & *5:+ B(! CROSSWORD SCHOOLS & SOCIETYSpecial to The NewsCHIPOLA Â„ Chipola Automotive instructor John Gardner was invited by Innovation Performance Technologies to race their Mustang GT/S ÂSÂŽ model test vehicle for two 90-minute legs of the 14-hour ChampCar Endurance Series at Charlotte Motor Speedway Saturday, April 21. Gardner and his team finished second in the D class. Gardner made contact with several companies to establish partnerships with the Chipola Automotive program. Video footage of the race is available at https:// youtu.be/JeztUCFc8wUChipola Auto instructor races in ChamCar EnduranceChipola Automotive instructor John Gardner Staff ReportWALLACE Â„ Wallace Community College recently announced the presidentÂs and deanÂs lists for spring term 2018. Those named from Holmes and Washington Counties to the spring 2018 presidentÂs list are: from Bonifay, Mackenzie Paige Smith, and, from Chipley, Daniel Jesse Floyd. Students awarded to the presidentÂs list must have completed a minimum of 12 semester hours with a grade point average of 4.0. Eligibility for the deanÂs list is based on a GPA of 3.5 or higher, with a minimum of 12 semester hours.WCC announces spring 2018 presidentÂs and deanÂs listsÂTrivia FunÂŽ with Wilson Casey, Guinness World Record Holder from Woodruff, S.C., is published in more than 500 newspapers across the country. Comments, questions or suggestions? WC@TriviaGuy. com 1. Which Rolling Stones single spent the most time (19 weeks) on the U.S. Billboard Top 40?ÂAngie,ÂŽ ÂStart Me Up,ÂŽ ÂBeast of Burden,ÂŽ ÂJumpinÂ Jack FlashÂŽ2. What did Babe Ruth often keep under his baseball cap to keep him cool?Ice cubes, Cabbage leaf, Smooth rocks, Tobacco leaves3. About how many years does it take an oyster to produce a medium-sized pearl?1, 3, 5, 74. Whose four major islands are Honshu, Hokkaido, Kyushu and Shikoku?Ivory Coast, Guyana, Haiti, Japan5. Tornadoes occur more often in which country than anywhere else?United States, Brazil, India, Spain6. Edward the Confessor was the name of an English ...?Writer, King, Magician, Actor ANSWERS: 1. ÂStart Me Up,ÂŽ 2. Cabbage leaf, 3. 5, 4. Japan, 5. United States, 6. KingTRIVIA FUN May22: Chipley High School Senior Awards at 5:30 p.m. 22: Vernon High School Senior Awards at 7:30 p.m. 24: Chipley High School Graduation 25: WISE Graduation 25: Last Day of School (Students Released at 1 p.m.) 25: Vernon High School Graduation 28: Memorial Day (All Personnel Out) 29-30: Post Planning Days for Teachers/Paras/10 Month Personnel)June11: Report Cards go Out July4: 12 Month Personnel Out August1: First Day for Teachers/Paras/10 Month Personnel (Professional Development Day) 2: Professional Development Day 3: Pre-Planning Day (Teachers/ Paras/10 Month Personnel) 6-8: Pre-Planning Days (Teachers/Paras/10 Month Personnel) 9: First Day of School for Students September3: Labor Day (Students and All Personnel Out) 10: Progress Reports Go Out 11: Recognition of ÂPatriot DayÂŽ at Schools 17: Recognition of ÂConstitution DayÂŽ at Schools 24-28: Recognition of ÂCelebrate Freedom WeekÂŽ at Schools 26: Early Release/Professional Development (Students Released at 1 p.m.) October12: Vernon High School Homecoming2018-2019 WASHINGTON COUNTY SCHOOL CALENDARIf you would like to include a scholarship in this list, email information to: firstname.lastname@example.org Chipola offers scholarships in the arts The deadline to apply for a music or theatre audition or an art interview for a 2018-19 Chipola College Fine Arts scholarship is Friday, June 1. Students should submit the online application as soon as possible to schedule an interview or audition. The scholarships are available to high school graduates with acceptable academic records and aptitude in music, theatre, and art. Applicants AVAILABLE SCHOLARSHIPSCheck out video footage of the race at https://youtu.be/ JeztUCFc8wU W i l s o n C a s e y Wilson Casey See APPLY, B7
** B4 Wednesday, May 16, 2018 | Washington County NewsDo you know someone that works away from home? I work in an industry where people usually find themselves working for weeks away from home then taking a few weeks to be home with their families. ItÂs a very common way of life to some people. In fact for several years, we even went on the road with my husband so that every night before my kiddos closed their eyes they could pray with their daddy. ItÂs not an easy life. However, itÂs the very life that puts food on the table and raises up families. Occasionally there are things, situations in my day that bring me pause, and I see Jesus in my day. The mail that comes through the office is much and after they do a mail run, I usually end up with several boxes on a bench in my office. Boxes from online shopping or catalogs, and donÂt let men lie to you, they shop just as much as women. I have proof, the boxes are stacked high. In the middle of all those shipping boxes was one that stood out like a sore thumb. It carried a hand written label and it was decorated with bright marker pictures and messages on all sides. The messages when the box was rotated made a little cartoon. It was adorable. I didnÂt get too close because I try to respect peopleÂs privacy but when the worker came to pick up his box, I got to watch. He literally couldnÂt wait to tear into it. As he opened it, several of his buddies gathered around to see what he got. From vitamins to chocolates to some movies and then hand written letters, his smile got bigger and bigger as his hand reached time and again into the box. It was a never-ending parade of loveliness. This man and his burly oil field worker friends were literally covered in oil and grease but were ooo-ing and ahhhh-ing over colored pictures torn from a coloring book and all the thoughtful touches his family had included in his box from home. I had to look away. ItÂs one of those moments that you donÂt want to intrude on, the pure joy that came from such a simple thoughtful gesture from his family. Later on though, it kept popping into my head and I remember all the boxes my family and I packed up for our guy when he was active duty. Back before email was so easily available, we still wrote snail mail letters and assembled carefully thought out packages for him. The girls were tiny littles, but they were constantly thinking of things they wanted to send their daddy. Every colored piece of paper, every note from their teachers (good and bad, bless their honest little hearts), we once mailed a half-eaten bag of skittles because Âwe always shareÂŽ... it wasnÂt about the cost involved ... it was the time and the thoughts. Those packages would later evolve to include luxury items such as new pillowcases, the extra soft toilet paper and bags of beef jerky ... anything to make his life a little more comfortable as we was away. ItÂs the same concept when you consider that someone spends a major portion of their time separated from their loved ones. Watching the happiness it brings got me to thinking? Have I sent the right cards? Have I took the time to pick up a few cards and pick a few people in my life that I think of often but seldom have time to reach out to? Have I made an effort to send them a note or a card letting them know: ÂIÂm thinking of you ... Â ÂYou popped into my head today and it made me smile ... Â ÂIÂm sorry we donÂt talk as much but I still giggle every time I think of you.ÂŽ I need to send cards. Is there someone in your life that is working away from home? Grab a few things and send them a little package of Âlove, hope and thoughtfulness.ÂŽ Pick up a few cards and drop a line in the mail so that when someone is going through their bills, they find a little jewel.Box someone today K a l y n n B r a z e a l Kalynn Brazeal If you would like to include an event in this list, email information to: email@example.com Otter Creek to host Twin Rivers PONCE DE LEON Â… Otter Creek Methodist Church will host Twin Rivers in concert at 7 p.m. Saturday, May 19. The church is located four miles north of Ponce de Leon off Highway 81. Pleasant Grove to host Homecoming weekend VERNON Â… Pleasant Grove Church will host a Homecoming weekend. A gospel sing will be held at 6 p.m. Saturday, May 19. Prior to the sing a free spaghetti supper will be held at 4 p.m. Homecoming services will be held at 11 a.m. Sunday, May 20, with Brother Johnny Snodgrass. Lunch will follow in the fellowship hall. The church is located at 2430 Shakey Joe Road in Vernon. Orange Hill Missionary to host womenÂs conference CHIPLEY Â„ The Orange Hill Missionary Baptist Church, 816 Sunday Road, will host their Third Annual WomensÂ Conference This yearÂs theme is: ÂArise! Women Of Faith: Awaken The Virtue Inside You.ÂŽ (Isaiah 52:2). The conference will open at 6 p.m. Friday, May 18, with Helen Pollock of Greenwood teaching ÂFollow GodÂs LeadÂŽ and Pastor Sandra Jones of Grant Tabernacle AME Church as the preacher. At 9 a.m. Saturday, May 19 Minister Virginia Broadnax of Crestview will teach the class entitled ÂEngage Your FaithÂŽ and Lillie Lawrence of Graceville will instruct on ÂFind Higher Ground.ÂŽ WomenÂs Day will be held at 11 a.m. Sunday, May 20. Evangelist Segrid Reed of Marianna will be the preacher. For registration and more information, please contact Katherleen McDougald Nelson at (850) 638-7675. WCSO and JCSO to host a Faith in Recovery event BONIFAY Â… The Holmes County SheriffÂs Office, Washington County SheriffÂs Office, Jackson County SheriffÂs Office and the Florida Department of Children and Families will host a Faith in Recovery Event from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday, June 28, at the Holmes County Agriculture Center. The key note speaker will be Sean Wyman, a Tallahassee Police Officer, trauma informed care speaker and a best selling author. Special guest will be Rafe Lamb, youth pastor at Grace Fellowship Christian Church and Jennifer Williams a peer specialist with the Department of Children Families Northwest Region. This event is an opportunity for the faith community and professional community to unite and create a unified message and mission to share within the recovery communities served and to empower youth. There will be a meal provided door prize and networking. For more information call Missy Lee at 850-251-7350.FAITH EVENTS FAITH
** Washington County News | Wednesday, May 16, 2018 B5 OBITUARIESMrs. Mary Ann Albritton of Bonifay, Florida passed away peacefully on Friday, May 4, 2018, at Southeast Alabama Medical Center in Dothan, Alabama. She was born March 6, 1951, in Bradenton, Florida to James J. and JoAnn Albritton and was raised primarily in Arcadia, Florida. She married the love of her life in 1970 and from that moment on she focused on being an outstanding wife, homemaker, and mother. Once her daughter was grown, she returned to work for DeSoto County High in Arcadia where she retired in 2003 as a Paraprofessional. Later, that same year the family moved to Bonifay where she and Terry enjoyed their retirement with their family surrounding them. She is survived by her husband of 48 years, Terry, her daughter Carrie Ann (Trae) Hurst of Bonifay, Florida, grandsons Logan and Case Hurst, also of Bonifay, Florida, her mother JoAnn Albritton, of Bonifay, Florida, her brother Jim (Cathy) Albritton of Avon Park, Florida, her sister Marlene (Richard) Borst of Bonifay, Florida. Sisters-in-law, Sharon Albritton of Lake Placid, Florida, and Kay (Bill) Stewart of Dozier, Alabama, and a host of nieces, nephews, and great nephews, who reside in both Florida and Alabama. She was preceded in death by her father James J. Albritton, her mother-in-law Wylene Albritton, and a brother-in-law Edward Albritton. A celebration of Mary AnnÂs life was held Wednesday, May 9, 2018, 10:30AM, at New Zion Baptist Church on highway 177A in Bonifay, Florida.MARY A. ALBRITTONMrs. Linda Ann Forehand, age 69, of Ponce de Leon, Florida passed away May 6, 2018 at Select Specialty Hospital in Bay Medical Center in Panama City, Florida. She was born November 10, 1948 in DeFuniak Springs, Florida to the late Curry Columbus Carter and Stella Rushing Carter. In addition to her parents, Mrs. Forehand was preceded in death by one sister, Doris Byrd. Mrs. Forehand is survived by her husband, Billy Malloy Forehand, Sr. of Ponce de Leon, FL; one son, Billy M. Forehand, Jr. of Ponce de Leon, FL; one daughter, Deborah Lynn Lee and husband Steven of Caryville, FL; two sisters, Frances Harrell of DeFuniak Springs, FL and Brenda Brown and husband Roy of Freeport, FL; four grandchildren, Tiffany Birge and husband Daniel, Brittany Lee, Tyler Lee and Toby Forehand; two greatgrandchildren, Timber Birge and Nathan Birge. Funeral services were held at 11:00 AM Wednesday, May 9, 2018, in the Peel Funeral Home Chapel. Interment followed in the Old Mt. Zion Church Cemetery with Peel Funeral Home directing. The family received friends from 5-7 PM Tuesday at Peel Funeral Home.LINDA A. FOREHAND Mr. Lorenzo Brown, native of Ebro, Florida, went home to be with the Lord on May 4, 2018 in the Gulf Coast Regional Medical Center of Panama City, Florida. He was 77 years old. Lorenzo was born on February 25, 1941 to the late Mr. George & Mrs. Sylvester Brown in Washington County, Florida. He was a member of the Mt. Olive Missionary Baptist Church in Panama City, Florida and a retiree from the Bay Line Railroad Company. He leaves to cherish his memories six (6) brothers: Clarence Brown (Fannie D., deceased), Henry Smith (Mary), Willie Smith (Geraldine), Bass Smith, Willie Brown (Betty), and Lenard Brown (Phyllis); three (3) sisters: Arlene Butler (Chester), Vida Campbell (John) and Hilda Middleton; goddaughter: Debra White; devoted friends: Ella Cobb, and Harvey Lee Douglas; along with a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. A Celebration of LorenzoÂs Life was held at 2 PM CST, Saturday, May 12, 2018 from the sanctuary of the McQueenÂs Temple First Born Church in Vernon, Florida with pastor, Jr. Bishop J.O. Brown, Rev. Woodrow Wilson, Rev. Wade Brown, Jr. Bishop W.A. Potter, Sr., Rev. Richard Peterson, and Bro. Leonard Dean, officiating. Committal Service followed in the St. Luke Memorial Gardens in Vernon, Florida with Cooper Funeral Home of Chipley, Florida, directing. The family received friends from 5-7 PM CST, Friday, May 11, 2018 from the sanctuary of the Mt. Olive Missionary Baptist Church of Panama City, Florida. The remains were in repose at the church one hour prior to services on Saturday. Friends may sign the guestbook online at www.cooperfhchipley. comLORENZO BROWNRonald W. Bryan, age 76, passed from this life Monday, May 7, 2018 at Washington Rehab and Nursing Center. He was born in Polk County, Florida on March 18, 1942 to Woodrow W. and Mary Helen (Commerford) Bryan. Ronald retired from West Point Stevens Factory and served in the United States Air Force. He is survived by his daughter; Angela Bryan Lemke and husband Rich, one brother; Joe Bryan, one sister; Donna Faye Bryan, one granddaughter; Elizabeth and one great grandson; Jude. Memorialization was by cremation. Family and friends may sign the online register at www. brownfh.netRONALD W. BRYANTony Day, 83, went home to be with the Lord on March 22. He had struggled with AlzheimerÂs for the past several years. He passed peacefully in his home surrounded by his family. He was so loved and respected by all that knew him. He always had a smile and loved to joke and make people laugh. He was always there if anyone needed him. He was preceded in death by his parents Ralph and Marie Day, three brother, Gibb, Hoarse and Jack Day and two sisters, Ruby Whitaker and Ruth Shehan. Tony is survived by his wife of 63 years, June Yates Day, two daughters, Ellen (Charles) Lina, Susan (Kenny) Enfinger, two sons, Tony R Day (Regina), Shane Day (Holly), nine grandchildren and eight great grandchildren. Family would also like to thank Emerald Coast Hospice and a very special lady to us, Tina Birge.TONY DAYMr. Russell Lee Ditto Sr., age 80, of Bonifay, Florida passed away May 6, 2018 at his home. He was born February 25, 1938 in Cambridge, Ohio to the late William Russell Ditto and Ruth Elizabeth Marsh Ditto. In addition to his parents, Mr. Ditto was preceded in death by four siblings, Cathy, Donald, Raymond and Bruce. Mr. Ditto is survived by his wife, Joyce Ann Ditto of Bonifay, FL; foru sons, Russell Lee Ditto Jr. and wife Bonnie of Elizabeth City, NC, Thomas Ditto of Elizabeth City, NC, Steven Ditto of Cambridge, OH and Richard Allen Ditto of Bonifay, FL; two daughters, Lisa Ditto and Lori Hogan both of Bonifay, FL; 14 grandchildren and 20 great-grandchildren; extended family, Daniel Wesserling, Kathi Rogers, Christina Davis and Amanda Hinson; two brothers, John and Robert and six sisters, Nancy, Cynthia, Margaret, Jan, Naomi and Patricia; numerous nieces and nephews. A memorial service was held 1:30 PM Saturday, May 12, 2018, at New Hope Baptist Church in Holmes County Florida. Peel Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.RUSSELL L. DITTO SR.Martha Ann Dixon, 71, of Vernon, FL, passed away Saturday, April 28, 2018. She was born January 30, 1947 in Washington County, FL, to Noah and Cola Mae (Holley) Dixon. Martha enjoyed spending time outdoors and the beauty of nature. One of her favorite pastimes was gardening. She also loved animals and enjoyed the company of her pets. She was preceded in death by her parents, a son, Michael Ray Herring, two brothers, Mark Dixon and Malcom Dixon, and three sisters, Myra Dixon, Melonie Guris, and Maybeth Dixon. Those left to cherish MarthaÂs memory include her daughter, Laurie Herring & husband, Brian Kellett of Panama City; four grandchildren, Aidan Herring-Shook, Zane Herring-Shook, Christin Kellett, and Brandon Kellett, all of Panama City; a brother, Morris Dixon, and numerous cousins and close friends. Condolences may be sent to Heritage Funeral Home at 247 N Tyndall Parkway, Panama City, FL 32404. A Celebration of MarthaÂs life will be May 12th, 2018, from 3:00 p.m. 6:00 p.m., at 3700 Keen Kutter Road (off Two Creek Rd), Vernon, FL 32462; all friends and family are invitedMARTHA A. DIXONDorothy L. Finch, age 79 of Fountain, FL passed from this life on Saturday morning, May 5, 2018 surrounded by her loving family. She was born August 1, 1938 in Fountain, FL to the late Daniel and Pearl (Dixon) Taylor. She is a lifelong resident of the Fountain area and she is a member of the Lighthouse Church of Fountain. Along with her parents, Dorothy is preceded in death by her husband, Albert I. Finch, five sisters, Floria Hendrix, Edna Bruner, Ceail Ritcher, Annie Justice, Ginger Walters, two brothers, Buddy Taylor, Joe Taylor. Survivors include, two daughters, Dorothy Davis and husband Tommy, and Teresa Suggs, one son, Albert Finch and Jannet Rankin, one grandson/ son, Michael Anthony Finch and wife Amy, one sister, Linda Davis and numerous grandchildren, great grandchildren and one great great granddaughter and lots of loving friends. Family received friends for visitation on Tuesday, May 8, 2018 from 5:00-7:00 P.M. at Brown Funeral Home. Funeral Services were held on Wednesday, May 9, 2018 at The Lighthouse Church of Fountain, FL at 10:00 A.M. with Reverend Elizabeth McCormick officiating. Interment followed at Sandy Mountain Cemetery with Brown Funeral Home of Chipley, FL directing. Family and friends may sign the online register at www.brownfh. netDOROTHY L. FINCHMr. Leo Tensley, of Chipley, Florida, went home to be with the Lord on May 5, 2018. He was 74 years old. Leo was born on July 22, 1943 in Washington County, Florida to the late Mr. Sylvester and Mrs. Leatha Tensley. He was a construction worked by trade. He leaves to cherish his memories his wife: Lula Tensley; three (3) sons: Ansell Tensley, Tommy Tensley and Leo Tensely, Jr.; one (1) daughter: Kris Tinsley; two (2) grandchildren; two (2) sisters: Barbara Morris (Jake) and Angela Houston (Robert); aunt: Margie Brown; along with a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. A Celebration of LeoÂs Life was held at 11 AM CST, Saturday, May 12, 2018 from the sanctuary of the St. Joseph A.M.E. Church in Chipley, Florida with pastor, Rev. Lina Ellis, Rev. Larry Brown, and Bishop David C. Mack, officiating. Committal Services followed in the Church Cemetery with Cooper Funeral Home of Chipley, Florida, directing. A Public Viewing was held from 11 AM Â… 9 PM, Friday, May 11, 2018 in the Cooper Funeral Home Chapel of Chipley, Florida. The remains were in repose one hour prior to services at the church on Saturday. Friends may sign the guestbook online at www. cooperfhchipley. comLEO TENSLEY SEE MORE OBITUARIES ON B6
** B6 Wednesday, May 16, 2018 | Washington County NewsWilliam Gaston Smith, age 63 of Chipley, FL passed from this life on Thursday, April 26, 2018 at the Washington Nursing and Rehab Center in Chipley, FL. He was born on November 27, 1954 to the late Felix G. and Rethie (Criswell) Smith in Panama City, FL. Along with his parent he is preceded in death by one sister, Doris Golden. He is survived by one son, Billy Alan Smith, one brother, Willard Smith and wife Shirley, three sisters, Verlon Mower, Mary Sue Weeks, Totsy Westbury and husband David, one grandson Emanuel Smith and numerous nieces and nephews. Memorialization was by cremation with Brown Funeral Home of Chipley, FL in charge of arrangements. Family and friends may sign the online register at www. brownfh.netWILLIAM G. SMITHMr. George Tex West, age 80, of Westville, Florida passed away May 5, 2018 at his home. He was born January 29, 1938 in Westville, Florida to the late Tom and Jewell Brazile West. In addition to his parents, Mr. West was preceded in death by his wife, Dorothy Ann West and two sons, Mark Raetzel and Mike Raetzel. Mr. West is survived by four sons, Kevin Raetzel of Madison, TN, Tommy West and wife Melissa of Westville, FL, Ronnie West and wife Amy of Madison, TN and Charles West and wife Lori of Westville, FL; numerous grandchildren, greatgrandchildren, nieces and nephews. Funeral service were held at 1:30 PM Monday, May 7, 2018, in the Peel Funeral Home Chapel. Interment followed in the Westville Community Cemetery with Peel Funeral Home directing.GEORGE T. WEST OBITUARIESCONTINUED FROM B5 HEALTH By Jill U. AdamsThe Washington PostWalk down the toothpaste aisle at your typical drugstore and youÂll see a range of products that promise to whiten your teeth. Whitening toothpaste, whitening strips, a whitening gel that you can paint on your teeth with a cotton swab or use in a mouth tray, a two-step Âdaily cleaning and whitening system,ÂŽ and more. ÂI see a lot more attention on pretty smiles,ÂŽ says Clifton Carey, a chemist at the University of ColoradoÂs School of Dental Medicine. Tooth whitening, in particular, is Âa big thing these days. A lot of sellers and a lot of customers.ÂŽ The products at the drugstore all have essentially the same whitening ingredient Â„ the bleaching agent peroxide. If you go to your dentist for a professional tooth whitening, theyÂll use a more concentrated peroxide product. With the in-office procedure, Âyou get a lot of whitening very quickly, but it requires expertise,ÂŽ says Matthew Messina, a practicing dentist at the Ohio State University College of Dentistry and a spokesman for the American Dental Association. With such a high-powered bleaching agent, he says, Âthe dentist has to protect the gums.ÂŽ The over-the-counter products are weaker. That means less active whitening but also less risk to the gums, should the whitening agent come in contact. ÂAll of the products are safe if used as directed,ÂŽ Messina says. Still, they can increase sensitivity of teeth and they can irritate gum tissue. ÂAnything that doesnÂt feel right, you should see your dentist.ÂŽ Tooth whitening is best done in a Âhealthy mouth condition,ÂŽ Messina says. ÂHave a thorough exam, make sure your teeth are clean and that plaque and tartar have been removed.ÂŽ Also, be aware that tooth whitening doesnÂt work on crowns or most fillings. Professional whitening, which will be immediate and last for years, might cost $500 or more and is not generally covered by dental insurance. Products to use at home usually require multiple applications over a week or two, will have a gradual and lesser whitening effect, and will not last as long. Whitening strips can cost as little as $25. ÂThe do-it-yourself products can be used as a booster, after a professional treatment, to keep the teeth white,ÂŽ Carey says. ÂDentists often recommend this.ÂŽ How do these products work? ÂItÂs a surface-type bleach,ÂŽ Carey says, working on stains that are bonded to tooth enamel. ÂBleach is a chemical that breaks those bonds,ÂŽ Carey says. The staining compounds might remain, but the bleach turns them clear. The concentrated product that dentists use also dehydrate the tooth somewhat. ÂThatÂs the immediate color change bleaching plus dehydration,ÂŽ Carey says. As the surface of the tooth rehydrates over the next few weeks, people may notice their teethÂs whiteness slip back a couple of shades. A quick bit of tooth anatomy: Enamel is the thin hard outer layer of the tooth; dentin is the next layer in and is less dense than enamel. In the middle is the pulp, which is the soft tissue that holds the nerve center. ÂEnamel is what youÂre bleaching,ÂŽ Carey says. ÂItÂs really thin near the gum line. If you have receding gums, it exposes your root tissues.ÂŽ Dentists try to avoid applying the concentrated product on or near the dentin. Dentin comes into play for aesthetics as well, because itÂs got a naturally yellowish hue. As people age, their enamel can become thinner, a result of decades of wear and tear. The thinner the enamel, the more likely the yellowish dentin shows through. ThatÂs why older people often have yellowed teeth. Bleaching products wonÂt help in this situation because they donÂt affect the dentin. There are a few other discolorations that whitening procedures cannot change. If you took tetracycline as a kid, say for an ear infection, you might have antibiotic staining of the teeth. Or if your teeth suffered trauma when you were young and your enamel was still forming, whitening wonÂt work. Dentists refer to these discolorations as intrinsic stains. If you spend a little time searching the Web, youÂll find plenty of ideas about natural methods of tooth whitening. Use lemon juice or apple cider vinegar as a mouthwash? Scrub your teeth with an activated charcoal product? Messina says those techniques come with risks. The acid of lemon juice can erode the enamel on your teeth, and charcoal is an abrasive that can wear it away. ÂYour teeth will be whiter initially, but as the enamel wears away, youÂll see more dentin,ÂŽ Messina says. ÂThat yellowish color will show through.ÂŽ Can you prevent your teeth from becoming stained in the first place? Good practices mean avoiding staining substances. The most egregious are red wine, coffee and tobacco residue. Tooth whiteners have several pros and consBy Mayo Clinic News Network When you have pain, thereÂs nothing you want more than relief Â„ right now. For many people, that means reaching for the bottle of pain relievers in the medicine cabinet. Before treating pain yourself, however, you should understand where the pain is coming from. Some sources of pain are easier to decipher: You have a tension headache after a long day at your computer, or back pain after an afternoon of raking the yard or joint pain from arthritis. Other sources of pain are not as evident, especially when youÂre experiencing the pain for the first time, such as knee or hip pain when you are out for a walk, or when the pain lasts longer than usual, such as a stiff neck or lower back pain that doesnÂt subside. In addition to overthe-counter pain relievers, several simple lifestyle approaches also can be effective. Over-the-counter medications YouÂll find a large selection of pain relievers at your local store. These medications Â„ also called analgesics Â„ control pain by interfering with the way pain messages are developed, transmitted or interpreted. Over-the-counter pain medications can be effective at relieving many types of mild to moderate pain. There are two types of pain relievers: Â€ Oral pain relievers That bottle of pain-relieving pills in your medicine cabinet likely contains aspirin, ibuprofen (e.g., Advil and Motrin IB) or naproxen sodium (e.g., Aleve). These medications are most effective for mild to moderate pain thatÂs accompanied by swelling and inflammation, such as arthritis, sprains and strains. However, these types of medications can have serious side effects, including nausea, stomach pain, or stomach bleeding and ulcers. Large doses also can lead to kidney problems and high blood pressure. These risks are higher for older people, especially those over 75. Acetaminophen (e.g., Tylenol) is another commonly used pain reliever. Â€ Topical pain relievers Topical analgesics are creams, gels, sprays and patches that are applied to the skin at the area where you feel pain, such as on painful joints or strained muscles. Topical pain relievers, such as diclofenac (e.g., Voltaren and Solaraze) and salicylates (e.g., Bengay and Icy Hot) can reduce mild to moderate pain without serious side effects, in part because they are applied locally instead of being circulated through the body. They often are recommended for older people who have a greater risk of side effects from oral pain relievers. Applying heat and cold Sometimes relief can be a frozen bag of peas or a hot bath. This is because applying heat and cold often can ease joint pain, back strains, neck pain and other types of pain. HereÂs how these methods work: Â€ Cold numbs pain by causing blood vessels to constrict, which reduces swelling. ThatÂs why, when you experience an injury Â„ whether itÂs a bee sting or a sprained ankle Â„ icing is often a good first choice. You can use an ice pack or a bag of frozen vegetables, or you can submerge the affected area in a container of ice water. Â€ Heat, on the other hand, is a muscle relaxer. Heat loosens tense muscles, which relieves pain. Heat also increases blood flow to an injury, which promotes healing. Sources of heat can be a heating pad or a warm bath. You may find that cold or heat provides more relief. Or you can alternate the two, ending with the cold treatment. Simply applying heat or cold often doesnÂt completely resolve pain. ItÂs more likely to lessen its severity and reduce inflammation. But, in many cases, a heating pad or ice pack can be applied in addition to other pain treatments, such as analgesics, to increase the chances of relief.Home remedies: Self-care approaches to treating painBefore treating pain yourself, you should understand where it is coming from. [DREAMSTIME] By Carolee WalkerThe Washington PostSometimes it seems that all I hear about is the magic of high intensity interval training (HITT). This protocol alternates short periods of intense exercise with longer periods of moderate recovery periods (think sprinting 30 seconds, then walking or jogging at an easy pace for one minute, and repeating for about 20 minutes total) and promises results in as little time as possible. But the concept can be daunting for anyone who is just starting a workout program, recovering from an injury or surgery, or packing a little more weight than ideal. So IÂm here to preach the gospel of LISS: Low intensity steady state. LISS exercise is any repetitive motion for 30 to 45 minutes at 50 to 60 percent of your maximum heart rate (MHR), according to sports medicine specialist and physical therapist Kevin McGuinness, who practices at Washington Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine. Typically, this refers to such activities as walking, swimming, or even jogging or biking at an easy pace. ÂLISS is any activity that gets your heart rate up just a little bit and for a longer period of time,ÂŽ McGuinness says. If it sounds familiar, thatÂs not surprising: Before the recent popularity of HIIT, McGuinness says, low intensity exercise was simply called Âcardio.ÂŽ McGuinness says in addition to improving your mood and cognition and helping you control your blood sugar, ÂLISS is one of the best ways to maintain a level of fitness.ÂŽ Assuming your physician has approved your fitness plan, hereÂs how to practice LISS exercise. Calculate your maximum heart rate (MHR) by subtracting your age from the number 220. You donÂt need HIIT to get t; try this instead
** Washington County News | Wednesday, May 16, 2018 B7who plan to pursue studies as music, theatre or art majors are eligible to apply for scholarships. Scholarships in various amounts, up to full tuition and fees, are awarded on the basis of talent and academic record. Scholarship monies are limited. Early application is encouraged. Students may seek additional financial assistance through the collegeÂs Office of Financial Aid and the Chipola Foundation. Online scholarship applications and information concerning the audition process and requirements are available on the collegeÂs website at www.chipola.edu, Select Fine Arts and then Scholarships. Scholarship ApplicationÂs and required attachments are due by 4 p.m. Wednesday, June 6 For more information, contact the Fine and Performing Arts Department at 850-718-2257. Robert and Kathryn McRae/ Rex Lumber Scholarships The Robert and Kathryn McRae/Rex Lumber Scholarships will be awarded to multiple students toward 30 semester hours of tuition and an allocation for books. Applicants must plan to enroll and pursue and Associate of Science degree in Engineering Technology specializing in Advanced Manufacturing: Pneumatics, Hydraulics and Motors Certification at Chipola College. Consideration will be given to current or recent graduated of Graceville High School, Poplar Springs High School, Holmes County High School, Cottondale High School, Chipley High School, Liberty County High School, Blountstown High School and Altha High School. Children of Rex Lumber Company employees, employed for at least one year, are eligible for to apply for t he scholarship to enroll in the Engineering Technology program. Applicants must have a minimum of a 2.5 high school GPA and maintain a minimum of a 2.5 GPA at Chipola College. Application must be received by 4 p.m. Wednesday June 6. To apply visit the Chipola College Foundation located at 3094 Indian Circle in Marianna. James A. and Louise B. Davis Memorial Scholarship The James A. and Louise B. Davis Memorial Scholarships is a partial tuition and or books scholarship awarded to a Holmes County student with at least a 3.0 GPA from high school that plans to pursue either an AA or AS degree at Chipola. Students must maintain a 2.0 GPA each semester at Chipola and follow standard college requirements. Scholarship ApplicationÂs and required attachments are due by 4 p.m. Wednesday, June 6, 2018.To apply go to the Chipola College Foundation at 3094 Indian Circle in Marianna. Albert A. Robinson Teacher Scholarship Memorial Fund The Albert A. Robinson Teacher Scholarship Memorial Fund is a partial tuition and or books will be awarded to a graduating senior from Chipley High School or Vernon High School. Applicants must have minimum 2.0 high school GPA, be an African American resident of Washington County for at least three years who wish to pursue a degree in elementary or secondary education, be a person of character and discipline and an active resident of the community in good standing, agree to teach in Washington County for at least four years, must attend classes regularly and follow standard college requirements. Scholarship ApplicationÂs and required attachments are due by 4 p.m. Wednesday, June 6, 2018. To apply go to the Chipola College Foundation at 3094 Indian Circle in Marianna. Lee Shook Theater Scholarship The Lee Shook Theater Scholarship is a partial theatre tuition and or books scholarship available to high school graduated planning to major in Theatre. Applicants are required to attend an interview and an audition, maintain a 2.0 GPA each semester at Chipola and follow standard college requirements. Scholarship ApplicationÂs and required attachments are due by 4 p.m. Wednesday, June 6, 2018.To apply go to the Chipola Director of Fine and Performing Arts at 3094 Indian Circle in Marianna. Joan B. Stadsklev Fine and Performing Arts Scholarship The Joan B. Stadsklev Fine and Performing is a partial tuition and or books scholarship available to high school graduate planning to major in Music, Art or Theater. Applicants must maintain a 2.0 GPA each semester at Chipola, must attend an interview, submit and art portfolio or attend an audition and must follow standard college requirements. Scholarship ApplicationÂs and required attachments are due by 4 p.m. Wednesday, June 6, 2018.To apply go to the Chipola Director of Fine and Performing Arts at 3094 Indian Circle in Marianna. Wesler Endowment The Wesler Endowment is a partial tuition and or books scholarship awarded to a student majoring in journalism, sports information or sports related fields. The applicant must be willing to assist baseball and or basketball programs with scorekeeping and or statistics etc. The scholarship can not be used as an athletic scholarship. Applicant must maintain a 2.0 GPA at Chipola and follow standard college requirements. Scholarship ApplicationÂs and required attachments are due by 4 p.m. Wednesday, June 6, 2018.To apply visit the Chipola College Foundation located at 3094 Indian Circle in Marianna. Anna K. Williams Memorial Scholarship The Anna K. Williams Memorial Scholarship is a partial tuition and or books scholarship with preference given to theater majors. Applicant should outline financial need in the application form and letter, must maintain a minimum 2.0 GPA each semester at Chipola and follow standard college requirements. Scholarship ApplicationÂs and required attachments are due by 4 p.m. Wednesday, June 6, 2018.To apply visit the Chipola College Foundation located at 3094 Indian Circle in Marianna. Workforce Development Scholarship The Workforce Development Scholarship is a partial tuition scholarship for a student pursuing a Workforce Development Program. Applicant must maintain a 2.0 GPA at Chipola and follow standard college requirement. Scholarship ApplicationÂs and required attachments are due by 4 p.m. Wednesday, June 6, 2018. To apply, visit the Chipola College Foundation, 3094 Indian Circle, Marianna. McLendon Music Scholarships The McLendon Music Scholarship are partial tuition music scholarships awarded to high school graduates planning to major in music. Applicants must maintain a 2.0 GPA at Chipola and follow Standard College requirements. Scholarship ApplicationÂs and required attachments are due by 4 p.m. Wednesday, June 6, 2018.For more information and application deadline contact Chipola Direction of Fine and Performing Arts located at 3094 Indian Circle in Marianna. Florida Nurses Association District 15 Scholarship The Florida Nurses Association District 15 Scholarship is a partial tuition and or books scholarship awarded to a resident of Calhoun, Jackson, Walton, Washington or Holmes counties. The applicant must be either accepted and entering the Associate in Science Nursing Program or Bachelor of Science Nursing Program to be a retuning nursing program student. The applicant must maintain a minimum 2.5 GPA each semester at Chipola College and have a minimum 2.5 high school GPA and follow standard college requirements. Scholarship ApplicationÂs and required attachments are due by 4 p.m. Wednesday, June 6, 2018.To apply contact the director of Health Science at Chipola, 3094 Indian Circle, Marianna. APPLYFrom Page B3 B7 5-3498 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Notice Is Hereby Given IDE TECHNOLOGIES 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 15-00-01098 Year of Issuance 2015 Parcel 00-3478-0002 assessed to: CURTIS T & KAREN L REYNOLDS Description of Property 15 3 14 3.27 ORB 902 P 38 BEG NEC OF NE4 OF SE4, RN ALNG SECT LN 430Â, W 360Â, N 430Â, E 360Â, AS DESC IN OR 902 P 38 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 courthouse door, 1293 Jackson Ave, Chipley on JUNE 20, 2018 at 10:00 AM. Lora C Bell, Clerk of Court, Washington County Florida By: Tamara Donjuan, Deputy Clerk MAY 9, 16,23, 30, 2018 5-3515 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE FOURTEENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR WASHINGTON COUNTY, FLORIDA Case No: 18-49-CA HOB PROPERTIES, LLC, A Florida limited liability company, Plaintiff, v. MASAKO NAKAMA, AND ALL OTHERS CLAIMING BY, THROUGH AND UNDER MASAKO NAKAMA, Defendants. NOTICE OF ACTION TO:MASAKO NAKAMA, AND ALL OTHERS CLAIMING BY, THROUGH AND UNDER MASAKO NAKAMA excepting only Plaintiff; and all claimants, persons or parties, natural or corporate, or whose exact legal status is unknown, claiming under the above named or described defendants or parties or claiming to have any right, title, or interest in the property hereafter described and all claimants, persons or parties, natural or corporate, or whose exact legal status is unknown, claiming under any of the above named or described defendants or parties or claiming to have any right, title, or interest in the property hereafter described, YOU ARE NOTIFIED that an action has been commenced to quiet title to following property in Washington County, Florida: Lot 38, Block 180, Sunny Hills Unit 4, according to the map or plat thereof, as recorded in Plat Book 2, Page(s) 42 through 48, inclusive, of the Public Records of Washington County, Florida. has been filed against you, and you are required to serve a copy of your written defenses, if any, to J. Christopher Barr, Esq., PlaintiffÂs Attorney, whose address is 833 Harrison Avenue, Panama City, Florida 32401, and whose electronic mail address is firstname.lastname@example.org and email@example.com on or before May 30, 2018 and file the original with the Clerk of this Court either before service on PlaintiffÂs attorney or immediately thereafter; otherwise a default will be entered against you for the relief demanded in the Complaint. DATED this 26 day of APRIL, 2018. LORA C. BELL CLERK, CIRCUIT AND COUNTY COURTS WASHINGTON COUNTY, FLORIDA By: Tamara Donjuan May 2, 9, 16, 23, 2018 5-3517 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE FOURTEENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR WASHINGTON COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NUMBER: 2018-CA-08 FIRST FEDERAL BANK OF FLORIDA, a/k/a BANK OF BONIFAY, a division of FIRST FEDERAL BANK OF FLORIDA, Plaintiff, vs. WILLIAM L. BYRAM, AMANDA BYRAM, WALDA L. BYRAM, Deceased, ONEMAIN FINANCIAL OF AMERICA, INC., and the unknown spouse, heirs, devisees, grantees and judgment creditors of WALDA L. BYRAM, deceased, and all other parties claiming by, through, under or against defendant, WALDA L. BYRAM, deceased; and all unknown natural persons, if alive, and if dead or not known to be dead or alive, their several and respective unknown spouses, heirs, devisees, grantees and judgment creditors, or other parties claiming by, through, under or against those unknown natural persons; and the several and respective unknown assigns, successors in interest, trustees, or any other person claiming by, through, under or against any corporation or other legal entity named as a defendant; and all claimants, persons or parties, natural or corporate, or whose exact legal status is unknown, claiming under any of the above named or described defendants or parties claiming to have any right, title or interest in the property described in this complaint, Defendants. NOTICE OF ACTION TO: WALDA L. BYRAM and the unknown spouse, heirs, devisees, grantees and judgment creditors of WALDA L. BYRAM, deceased, and all other parties claiming by, through, under or against defendant, WALDA L. BYRAM, deceased; and all unknown natural persons, if alive, and if dead or not known to be dead or alive, their several and respective unknown spouses, heirs, devisees, grantees and judgment creditors, or other parties claiming by, through, under or against those unknown natural persons; and the several and respective unknown assigns, successors in interest, trustees, or any other person claiming by, through, under or against any corporation or other legal entity named as a defendant; and all claimants, persons or parties, natural or corporate, or whose exact legal status is unknown, claiming under any of the above named or described defendants or parties claiming to have any right, title or interest in the property described in this complaint, And all parties having or claiming to have any right, title or interest in the property described herein. YOU ARE NOTIFIED that a Complaint to Foreclose Mortgage has been filed against you by FIRST FEDERAL BANK OF FLORIDA and that you are required to serve a copy of your written defenses, if any, to it on A. Clay Milton, Esq., the PlaintiffÂs Attorney, whose address is 4450 Lafayette Street (32446), P. O. Box 1508, Marianna, Florida 32447, and whose email address is firstname.lastname@example.org, on or before 30 days from the date of first publication of this notice, and file the original with the Clerk of the Court, Jackson County Courthouse, Marianna, Florida, either before service on PlaintiffÂs attorney or immediately thereafter; otherwise a default will be entered against you for the relief demanded in the Complaint. DATED this 27 th day of April, 2018. LORA C. BELL, CLERK Washington County, Florida BY: /s/ Tamara Donjuan ` As Deputy Clerk May 2, 9, 16 and 23, 2018 5-3536 NOTICE TO BIDDERS BOX HANGARS AND ACCESS TAXIWAY at TRI-COUNTY AIRPORT BONIFAY, FLORIDA Notice is hereby given that the Tri-County Airport Authority will receive sealed bids at the Tri-County Airport, 1983 Tri-County Airport Road, Bonifay, Florida 32425 (850-547-6519) until 2:00 pm local time on Friday, June 12, 2018 for the Box Hangars and Access Taxiway project at Tri-County Airport, Bonifay, Florida. Bids must be submitted in a sealed enveloped clearly marked ÂBID ENCLOSED: BOX HANGARS AND ACCESS TAXIWAY; TRI-COUNTY AIRPORT.ÂŽ Bids will be opened at the Tri-County Airport in the Airport Terminal Building on Tuesday, June 12, 2018 at 2:00 pm CT. Bids will be publicly opened and
B B 8 8 Wednesday, May 16, 2018 | Washington County News Building Construction SuperintendentGAC is hiring a experienced superintendent salary is negotiable. Employee must have field knowledge and the ability to oversee a job from start to finish. GAC offers health and life insurance, and performance bonus. Please contact 850-785-4675 or email@example.com for further information. For Rent First in Chipley, Mini Warehouses. If you donÂ’t have the room, Â“We DoÂ” Lamar Townsend (850)638-4539, north of TownsendÂ’s. These tiny ads sell, hire, rent and inform for thousands of families each week.Let a little Classified ad do a big job for you. NF-5036304 NF-5031562 Hazardous Aerial Tree Removal Â Stump Grinding Trimming & Pruning Â Emergency Tree Service Â Lot Clean UpDow Morris,Owner/Operator 850-527-6291 Â 850-849-3825 ReadersÂ’ Choice2017WASHINGTON HOLMES JACKSON (850) 638-3611 HastyHeating & Cooling NF-5028471 ADVERTISE YOUR SERVICE OR BUSINESS FOR AS LITTLE AS $10 A WEEK!Reach thousands of potential customers with your Business Guide ad in the:WASHINGTON COUNTY NEWS HOLMES COUNTY-TIMES ADVERTISER WEEKLY ADVERTISER CALL TODAY! 850-638-0212 NF-5036305 NF-5031560 C & CBookkeeping and Tax Service January-April Monday-Friday 8am-5pm Saturday 8am-Noon May-December Monday-Friday 8am-4pm(850) 638-1483Notary Available SANDWICHES SALADS SOUPSandwich Platters Available Call to order!Check our Daily special!Open Mon day Saturday 10-8 Sunday 11-3 1370-A N. Railroad Ave. | Chipley, FL850-676-4163 SlicedDeliChipley NF-5032762 read aloud. The project consists of providing all labor, materials, machinery, tools, equipment and other means of construction necessary and incidental to the completion of the work shown on the plans and described in these specifications including, but not necessarily limited to the following: Construction of a new asphalt access taxiway with edge lights and up to five new aircraft box hangars. The work shall include grading and drainage improvements, asphalt paving, metal building, taxiway edge lighting, and related improvements. Beginning on Wednesday, May 16, 2018 drawings, specifications, and project documents may be examined by appointment at the Airport Terminal Building of the Tri-County Airport at 1983 Tri-County Airport Road, Bonifay, Florida 32425. Appointments may be made by calling 850-547-6519. Digital copies of the above documents may be obtained from the offices of AVCON, INC., 320 Bayshore Drive, Suite A, Niceville, Florida, 32578, (850) 678-0050, upon payment of a non-refundable fee of thirty dollars ($30.00) payable to AVCON, INC. for each set of project documents obtained. Printed copies may be provided at an additional charge. Funding for this project is being provided by the Federal Aviation Administration and the Florida Department of Transportation and will be subject to all applicable requirements of the Federal Aviation Administration and U.S. Department of Transportation grant assurances. The Tri-County Airport Authority has a Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) Program for Airport Improvement Program projects which the successful contract must comply with. The DBE participation goal for this project is 10.0% and compliance requirements are listed in the project documents. A non-mandatory Pre Bid Conference will be conducted at the Terminal Building of the Tri-County Airport at 1983 Tri-County Airport Road, Bonifay, Florida 32425 on Wednesday, May 23, 2018 at 9:30 a.m. local time (EDT). Questions relating to the Project Documents will be answered at that time. Attendance by prospective prime contractors is strongly recommended. OWNERÂ’S CONTACT: Robert Baker Airport Manager Tri-County Airport Authority 1983 Tri-County Airport Road Bonifay, Florida 32425 Tel: 850-547-6519 Cell: 623-694-1730 ENGINEERÂ’S CONTACT: John Collins, P.E. Project Manager AVCON, INC. 320 Bayshore Drive, Suite Â“AÂ” Niceville, Florida 32578 Tel: 850-678-0050 All bids should be addressed as follows: BID ENCLOSED: BOX HANGARS AND ACCESS TAXIWAY-TRI-COUNTY AIRPORT Tri-County Airport Authority Airport Terminal 1983 Tri-County Airport Road Bonifay, Florida 32425 May 16, 23, 2018 5-3525 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE FOURTEENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR WASHINGTON COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO.: 18000034CAAXMX SELENE FINANCE LP; Plaintiff, VS. HARRY A. BAILEY; NANCY C. BAILEY; UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF NANCY C. BAILEY; UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF HARRY A. BAILEY; ANY AND ALL UNKNOWN PARTIES CLAIMING BY, THROUGH, UNDER AND AGAINST THE HEREIN NAMED INDIVIDUAL DEFENDANT(S) WHO ARE NOT KNOWN TO BE DEAD OR ALIVE, WHETHER SAID UNKNOWN PARTIES MAY CLAIM AN INTEREST AS SPOUSES, HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES, OR OTHER CLAIMANTS; OSEETAH CAPITAL LLC AS SUCCESSOR IN INTEREST TO AIRLINE LAWN AND POOL; UNKNOWN TENANT #1 IN POSSESSION OF THE PROPERTY; UNKNOWN TENANT #2 IN POSSESSION OF THE PROPERTY; Defendant(s). NOTICE OF ACTION To the following Defendant(s): NANCY C. BAILEY Last Known Address 799 LITTLE JOHN DRIVE CHIPLEY, FL 32428 UNKNOWN SPOUSE NANCY C. BAILEY Last Known Address 799 LITTLE JOHN DRIVE CHIPLEY, FL 32428 YOU ARE NOTIFIED that an action for Foreclosure of Mortgage on the following described property: LOT 25, OF SHERWOOD ESTATES, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF, AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 3, PAGE 192, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF WASHINGTON COUNTY, FLORIDA. TOGETHER WITH THAT CERTAIN MOBILE HOME 2007 DESTINY VIN NUMBER DISH02498A AND DISH02498B a/k/a 799 LITTLE JOHN DRIVE, CHIPLEY, FL 32428 WASHINGTON has been filed against you and you are required to serve a copy of you written defenses, if any, to it, on Marinosci Law Group, P.C., Attorney for Plaintiff, whose address is 100 W. Cypress Creek Road, Suite 1045, Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33309, within thirty (30) days after the first publication of this Notice in the WASHINGTON COUNTY NEWS file the original with the Clerk of this Court either before service on PlaintiffÂ’s attorney or immediately thereafter; otherwise a default will be entered against you for the relief demand in the complaint. This notice is provided pursuant to Administrative Order No. 2.065. IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE 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.. WITNESS my hand and the seal of this Court this 2 day of May, 2018. Lora C. Bell As Clerk of the Court by: By: Tamara Donjuan As Deputy Clerk Publish: (WASHINGTON COUNTY NEWS) Submitted by: Marinosci Law Group, P.C. 100 W. Cypress Creek Road, Suite 1045 Fort Lauderdale, FL 33309 Telephone: (954) 644-8704 Facsimile: (954) 772-960 May 9, 16, 2018 5-3539 Invitation to Bid The Washington County District School board is accepting bids for Custodial Services for the 2018-2021 school years. When preparing bids please include all schools in Washington County and the Washington County School Board Office. Bids must equal or exceed the specifications, or your bid will not be reviewed. The Washington County School Board reserves the right to accept or reject any and/or all bids. Bids are not to include any state or federal taxes. Please mark your bid envelope as Â“SEALED BID FOR CUSTODIAL SERVICES, BID #18-11Â”, to be opened June 6, 2018, at 10:00 a.m. local time, at the Washington County School Board District Office. Bids will be opened at this time for review and submission to the Washington County School Board at the June school board meeting on June 11, 2018. A mandatory pre-bid meeting will be held on May 22, 2018, at the WCSB Office 652 Third Street, Chipley, FL at 9:00 a.m. (CST). May 16, 19, 23, 26, 30, 2018 6-3521 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Notice Is Hereby Given JILL FRANDRICH 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 11-02996 Year of Issuance 2011 Parcel 02-0233-0007 assessed to: HACKIMOON BACCHUS Description of Property SUNNY HILLS UNIT #2 LOT 7 ORB 700 P 141 BLK 233 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 courthouse door, 1293 Jackson Ave, Chipley on JUNE 27, 2018 at 10:00 AM. Lora C Bell, Clerk of Court, Washington County Florida By: Tamara Donjuan, Deputy Clerk MAY 16, 23, 30, JUNE 6, 2018 Annual Spring Farm and Construction AuctionMay 19, 2018 at 8:00 AM, Highway 231 North, Campbellton, FL 32426. Local Farm Dispersals, Estates, Bank Repos, Sheriff Departments, City and County, Plus Consignments.Mason Auction & Sales LLCFL # 642 850-263-0473 OFFICE 850-258-7652 CHAD MASON 850-849-0792 GERALD MASON masonauction.comWebsite For Sale 3 piece reclining circular sofa set, beige, 4 years old. In good condition. Too large for my living room. Buyer Must furnish loading and delivery. Susan Furr 850-547-3536. Sales In Sunny Hills. 4 homes starting at 4260 Country Club Blvd. May 18&19, 8am-Until. Rain or shine. DonÂ’t Miss! Fresh From the Farm.New Red Potatoes Call 850-956-4556 Annual Padgett Reunion The annual Padgett Reunion of the descendants of Elijah Padgett will be held at Leonia Baptist Church in Holmes County, Florida on Saturday, June 16, at 10 a.m. Extensive research recently has been conducted to identify descendants of all 16 of ElijahÂ’s children. Printouts of information found about each of them will be available at the reunion. All relatives and friends have a warm invitation to attend. Bring food of your choice to share with others as we socialize at noontime. BROTHERS DETAILING Chipley Florida, Full Detailing wash and wax while you relax. Open 7-Days a week. Pick-up and Drop-off Available the tri-county. Owner-Michael Hooks. 850-703-2275. Executive OfficeSpace for rent downtown Chipley. (850)638-1918 Retail Store Space available.Main Street. Downtown Chipley. 850-638-1918 Apartment For Rent In Bonifay for retirees. $450 a month includes cable and water. With private entrance, living room, free cable and free water. Contact 850-547-5244. For more information. For Rent 1, 2, and 3 bedroom apartments in Vernon. Clean, stove, refrigerator, central heat/air, convenient to Panama City Beach, section 8, Rental assistance. 850-638-4640 For Rent One Bedroom apartments for rent in Chipley. Convenient location. Stove and refrigerator furnished. No Pets. Smoke free environment. Call 850-638-4640. PublisherÂ’s NoticeAll real estate advertising in this newspaper is subject to the Fair Housing Act which makes it illegal to advertise Â“any preference, limitation or discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, handicap, familial status or national origin, or an intention, to make any such preference, limitation or discriminationÂ” Familial status includes children under the age of 18 living with parents or legal custodians, pregnant women and people securing custody of children under 18. This newspaper will not knowingly accept any advertising for real estate which is in violation of the law. Our readers are hereby informed that all dwellings advertised in this newspaper are available on a equal opportunity basis. To complain of discrimination call HUD toll-free at 1-800-669-9777. The toll-free number for the hearing impaired is 1-800-927-9275. Nice cleanhouses, apartments & mobile homesfor rent in Bonifay area. HUD approved. Also, homes for sale, owner financing with good credit. Call Martha (850)547-5085, (850)547-2531. Rooms For Rent By Week.Comfortable rooms with microwave & refrigerator. All utilities paid. Cable and internet. Pet friendly at extra charge. Economy Lodge, Bonifay. 850-547-4167. 2/3/BR Mobile Homes For Rent $500/MO up. Cottondale area. Includes Garbage/ sewage/ lawn service. Electric $57 turn on fee. www.charloscountryliving.com 850-209-8847 Bonifay, 3BD/2BA MH 3/4 mile from school on Hwy 177A. Family oriented park. $600 rent/$600 deposit. 850-547-3746. For Sale Two acre plot and one acre plot in Jacob City, FL. Call 850-849-9338. Highway 77 2 miles south of Chipley 4-8 acre tract Bedie Road. Call Milton Peel at 850-638-1858 or 326-9109 Need a helping hand? Advertise in the Help Wanted Section in the Classifieds! If you didnÂ’t advertise here, youÂ’re missing out on potential customers.
Washington County News | Wednesday, May 16, 2018 B B 9 9 WWW.CHIPOLAFORD.COM Drawing for Engel cooler on May 19th Enter Now! Customer Appreciation Event May 18-19th Food/Drinks/Goody Bags/Door Prizes Marianna Mustang Club Car Show May 19th 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. All Rare or Custom WELCOME! For information on registration call Dwight at 850-209-9145 NEW 2018 F150Stock # 18176$25,995Now as low as CHAD CAPPS CRAIG SMITH RAY MAGUIRE JOHN ALLEN Plenty more great deals on the lot to choose from! OUR SALES TEAM IS HERE TO HELP YOU! NEW 2018 FIESTA SEStock # 18242$13,995Now as low as NEW 2018 ESCAPE SStock # 18142$19,495Now as low as Stock # 18146NEW 2018 MUSTANG$23,995Now as low as Stock # 18125NEW 2018 EDGE SE$24,995Now as low as Stock # 18163NEW FOCUS SE$15,995Now as low asDirect offers from Ford up to $3,000 additional cash. Farm Bureau Members get extra $500 in rebates. First Responders get extra $500 in rebates. Special New Car & Truck Purchasing Plan Prices!RICK BARNESSales Manager4242 Lafayette Street Marianna, FL 32446(850) 482-4043 or 1 (888) 903-0507 NF-5036793
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The Weekly Advertiser | Wednesday, May 16, 2018 1 Volume 89 Number 20 WEDNESDAY, MAY 16, 2018NF-5036034 NF-5036304 NF-5031562 Hazardous Aerial Tree Removal Â Stump Grinding Trimming & Pruning Â Emergency Tree Service Â Lot Clean UpDow Morris,Owner/Operator 850-527-6291 Â 850-849-3825 ReadersÂ’ Choice2017WASHINGTON HOLMES JACKSON (850) 638-3611 HastyHeating & Cooling NF-5028471 ADVERTISE YOUR SERVICE OR BUSINESS FOR AS LITTLE AS $10 A WEEK!Reach thousands of potential customers with your Business Guide ad in the:WASHINGTON COUNTY NEWS HOLMES COUNTY-TIMES ADVERTISER WEEKLY ADVERTISER CALL TODAY! 850-638-0212 NF-5036305 NF-5031560 C & CBookkeeping and Tax Service January-April Monday-Friday 8am-5pm Saturday 8am-Noon May-December Monday-Friday 8am-4pm(850) 638-1483Notary Available SANDWICHES SALADS SOUPSandwich Platters Available Call to order!Check our Daily special!Open Mon day Saturday 10-8 Sunday 11-3 1370-A N. Railroad Ave. | Chipley, FL850-676-4163 SlicedDeliChipley NF-5032762 NF-1180398 The Florida Department of Health in Bay, Washington, and Holmes Counties presents:When it comes to diabetes self-management education is the key! Studies show that people who are educated in lifestyle change may better manage blood glucose levels and reduce the risk of complications. Let us help you take charge of your health; call us to schedule diabetes self-management education.The Diabetes Services Program For more information or to enroll call: DOH-Bay 850-252-9656 DOH-Holmes 850-547-8500 Ext. 267 DOH-Washington 850-638-6240 Ext. 150 Building Construction SuperintendentGAC is hiring a experienced superintendent salary is negotiable. Employee must have field knowledge and the ability to oversee a job from start to finish. GAC offers health and life insurance, and performance bonus. Please contact 850-785-4675 or firstname.lastname@example.org for further information. For Rent First in Chipley, Mini Warehouses. If you donÂ’t have the room, Â“We DoÂ” Lamar Townsend (850)638-4539, north of TownsendÂ’s. These tiny ads sell, hire, rent and inform for thousands of families each week.Let a little Classified ad do a big job for you. Annual Spring Farm and Construction AuctionMay 19, 2018 at 8:00 AM, Highway 231 North, Campbellton, FL 32426. Local Farm Dispersals, Estates, Bank Repos, Sheriff Departments, City and County, Plus Consignments.Mason Auction & Sales LLCFL # 642 850-263-0473 OFFICE 850-258-7652 CHAD MASON 850-849-0792 GERALD MASON masonauction.comWebsite For Sale 3 piece reclining circular sofa set, beige, 4 years old. In good condition. Too large for my living room. Buyer Must furnish loading and delivery. Susan Furr 850-547-3536. Sales In Sunny Hills. 4 homes starting at 4260 Country Club Blvd. May 18&19, 8am-Until. Rain or shine. DonÂ’t Miss! Fresh From the Farm.New Red Potatoes Call 850-956-4556 Annual Padgett Reunion The annual Padgett Reunion of the descendants of Elijah Padgett will be held at Leonia Baptist Church in Holmes County, Florida on Saturday, June 16, at 10 a.m. Extensive research recently has been conducted to identify descendants of all 16 of ElijahÂ’s children. Printouts of information found about each of them will be available at the reunion. All relatives and friends have a warm invitation to attend. Bring food of your choice to share with others as we socialize at noontime. BROTHERS DETAILING Chipley Florida, Full Detailing wash and wax while you relax. Open 7-Days a week. Pick-up and Drop-off Available the tri-county. Owner-Michael Hooks. 850-703-2275. Executive OfficeSpace for rent downtown Chipley. (850)638-1918 Retail Store Space available.Main Street. Downtown Chipley. 850-638-1918 Apartment For Rent In Bonifay for retirees. $450 a month includes cable and water. With private entrance, living room, free cable and free water. Contact 850-547-5244. For more information. For Rent 1, 2, and 3 bedroom apartments in Vernon. Clean, stove, refrigerator, central heat/air, convenient to Panama City Beach, section 8, Rental assistance. 850-638-4640 For Rent One Bedroom apartments for rent in Chipley. Convenient location. Stove and refrigerator furnished. No Pets. Smoke free environment. Call 850-638-4640. PublisherÂ’s NoticeAll real estate advertising in this newspaper is subject to the Fair Housing Act which makes it illegal to advertise Â“any preference, limitation or discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, handicap, familial status or national origin, or an intention, to make any such preference, limitation or discriminationÂ” Familial status includes children under the age of 18 living with parents or legal custodians, pregnant women and people securing custody of children under 18. This newspaper will not knowingly accept any advertising for real estate which is in violation of the law. Our readers are hereby informed that all dwellings advertised in this newspaper are available on a equal opportunity basis. To complain of discrimination call HUD toll-free at 1-800-669-9777. The toll-free number for the hearing impaired is 1-800-927-9275. Nice cleanhouses, apartments & mobile homesfor rent in Bonifay area. HUD approved. Also, homes for sale, owner financing with good credit. Call Martha (850)547-5085, (850)547-2531. Rooms For Rent By Week.Comfortable rooms with microwave & refrigerator. All utilities paid. Cable and internet. Pet friendly at extra charge. Economy Lodge, Bonifay. 850-547-4167. 2/3/BR Mobile Homes For Rent $500/MO up. Cottondale area. Includes Garbage/ sewage/ lawn service. Electric $57 turn on fee. www.charloscountryliving.com 850-209-8847 Bonifay, 3BD/2BA MH 3/4 mile from school on Hwy 177A. Family oriented park. $600 rent/$600 deposit. 850-547-3746. For Sale Two acre plot and one acre plot in Jacob City, FL. Call 850-849-9338. Highway 77 2 miles south of Chipley 4-8 acre tract Bedie Road. Call Milton Peel at 850-638-1858 or 326-9109 Buy it! Classified. Make your move to the medium thatÂ’s your number one source of information about homes for sale! For all your housing needs consult Classified when itÂ’s time to buy, itÂ’s the resource on which to rely. Spot Advertising works!
2 Wednesday, May 16, 2018 | The Weekly Advertiser Honor your favorite businesses by Nominating/Voting for them to be the Best of the Best! Nominate/Vote for 25 or more businesses to be eligible to win. chipleypaper.com/contests Wednesday, May 16th Friday, June 1stThese awards celebrate the best of the best the businesses, organizations, people and activities YOU think deserve to be named the BEST in the tri-county area! VOTE NOW! YOU COULD WIN $250 NF-5036075 BEAUTY & HEALTH Audiologist Chiropractor Dentist Dermatologist Urgent/ Express Care Clinic Family/General Physician Hair Salon Hospital Manicure/Pedicure Medical Supply OB/GYN Optometrist Pediatric Dentist Pharmacy/Drug Store Physical/Rehabilitative Therapy Therapeutic Massage DINING All-Around Restaurant BBQ Breakfast Bu et Burger Caterer Chicken Wings Asian Country Cooking Dessert Dinner Under $10 Doughnuts Fried Chicken Italian Mexican Oysters Pizza Salads Sandwich Shop Seafood Steakhouse KIDS & EDUCATION Day Care/Pre-School Dance School Karate /Martial Arts School HOME, HOME SERVICES & FINANCE Accountant Assisted Living /Retirement Home Bank Credit Union Electrician Home Builder Home Contractor/Repair /Remodeling Insurance Agent Investment Firm Lawn Care/Landscaping Nursing Home & Rehabilitation Real Estate Agent Real Estate Company Tree Removal/Yard Debris SHOPPING Antique Store Boutique Consignment Shop Department Store Farm Supplies/Equipment Floor Covering Store Florist Furniture Gift Store Hardware Store Home Electronics Store Home Furnishings Home Improvement Store Jewelry Store Meats Pawn Shop Produce Seafood Sporting Goods /Equipment Supermarket ENTERTAINMENT & LEISURE Bingo Golf Course Family Amusement Festival/Fair Live Theater Seasonal/Recreation Attraction Local Tourist Attraction Museum Park SERVICES Attorney Car Wash Carpet Cleaning Customer Service Dry Cleaner Funeral Home Heating & A/C Service Internet Service Local Provider Non Pro t Pest Control Plumber Photographer Satellite or Cable Local Provider Self Storage Company Siding/Windows/Roo ng Veterinarian VEHICLES DEALERS AND SERVICES Auto Dealer Service Department Auto RepairIndependent Auto Body/Collision New Car Dealer Oil Change Used Car Dealer RV Dealer Tire Center 2018 Best of Tri-County Categories
The Weekly Advertiser | Wednesday, May 16, 2018 3 WWW.CHIPOLAFORD.COM Drawing for Engel cooler on May 19th Enter Now! Customer Appreciation Event May 18-19th Food/Drinks/Goody Bags/Door Prizes Marianna Mustang Club Car Show May 19th 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. All Rare or Custom WELCOME! For information on registration call Dwight at 850-209-9145 NEW 2018 F150Stock # 18176$25,995Now as low as CHAD CAPPS CRAIG SMITH RAY MAGUIRE JOHN ALLEN Plenty more great deals on the lot to choose from! OUR SALES TEAM IS HERE TO HELP YOU! NEW 2018 FIESTA SEStock # 18242$13,995Now as low as NEW 2018 ESCAPE SStock # 18142$19,495Now as low as Stock # 18146NEW 2018 MUSTANG$23,995Now as low as Stock # 18125NEW 2018 EDGE SE$24,995Now as low as Stock # 18163NEW FOCUS SE$15,995Now as low asDirect offers from Ford up to $3,000 additional cash. Farm Bureau Members get extra $500 in rebates. First Responders get extra $500 in rebates. Special New Car & Truck Purchasing Plan Prices!RICK BARNESSales Manager4242 Lafayette Street Marianna, FL 32446(850) 482-4043 or 1 (888) 903-0507 NF-5036793
4 Wednesday, May 16, 2018 | The Weekly Advertiser NF-5036187 $ 4 77 USDA Select Beef BONELESS NEW YORK STRIP STEAK Family Pk, Per Lb $ 1 18 Fresh Lean Premium WHOLE BOSTON BUTTS 2 Pk, Per Lb $ 1 18 Super Fresh Premium BONELESS FRYER BREAST Family Pk, Per Lb $ 9 28 USDA Select Beef BONELESS TENDERLOINS FILET MIGNON Per Lb $ 1 98 Fresh Lean Premium BONELESS PORK TENDERLOIN Per Lb $ 1 88 USDA Choice BEEF SPARERIBS Per Lb 2/$ 4 California Grown SWEET RIPE STRAWBERRIES 1 Lb Cntr $ 2 77 Farm Grown RUSSET POTATOES 10 Lb Bag $ 3 88 California SUNKIST NAVEL ORANGES 4 Lb Bag $ 1 95 Farm Fresh RIPE AVOCADOES 6 Ct Bag $ 1 65 California Grown FRESH CAULIFLOWER Each $ 1 18 Southmill Farm WHOLE OR SLICED MUSHROOMS 8 Oz Pkg $ 1 15 Farm Fresh BRUSSEL SPROUTS Per Lb 2/$ 3 Fresh Express SPRING MIX 5 Oz Bag $ 2 48 USDA Select Beef BONELESS WHOLE BRISKET Per Lb $ 2 98 ZEIGLER RED HOTS 24 Oz Bag $ 2 98 Regular or Baby Link KELLEY'S SMOKED SAUSAGE 1 Lb Pkg 2/$ 3 ZEIGLER JUMBO MEAT FRANKS 1 Lb Pkg $ 9 98 SMITHFIELD PREMIUM THICK CUT BACON 2.5 Lb Pkg $ 16 98 REALTREE WHOLE QUAIL 12 Ct Box $ 12 88 PAPA LUIGI'S RESTAURANT STYLE MEATBALLS 5 Lb Bag $ 2 98 Premium IQF BREADED FILLET PATTIES 4 Lb Bag $ 14 50 Nature's Best EZ PEEL SHRIMP 21/30 Ct, 3 Lb Bag 85 Â¢ Honey, Original or Hickory Smoke Kraft BBQ Sauce 18 Oz Btl 3/$ 10 Coca-Cola Products 12 Pk Cans 2/$ 5 Dutch Farms Grade "A" Medium Eggs 2.5 Dozen Sleeve $ 1 96 Blue Bunny Blue Ribbon Ice Cream 56 Oz Square 2/$ 3 Homestyle, Country Style or Original Bush's Baked Beans 28 Oz Can 88 Â¢ Yellow or White McKenzie Corn 20 Oz Chub $ 2 88 Shedd's Country Crock Spread 45 Oz Tub 3/$ 4 Tetley Tea 24 Ct Box 88 Â¢ Hunt's Squeeze Ketchup 24 Oz Btl 88 Â¢ California or Citrus Punch Sunny Delight 64 Oz Btl 48 Â¢ Mahatma Yellow Rice 5 Oz Bag $ 5 25 Frito-Lay Multipack 20 Ct Bag $ 1 18 French's Yellow Mustard 14 Oz Btl 4/$ 5 Little Debbie Powdered Doughnuts Each 4/$ 5 Golden Flake Potato Chips, Cheese Puffs or Curls 5-6 Oz Bag $ 8 95 Busch, Busch Light or Natural Light 18 Pk Cans 2 /$ 3LITTLE DEBBIEMINI MUFFINSEACH 1264 CHURCH AVENUE Â CHIPLEY, FL Â 324286AM-7PM Â 7 Days a Week Â 850-638-1751WE RESERVE THE RIGHT TO CORRECT TYPOGRAPHICAL AND PICTORAL ERRORS. QUANTITY RIGHTS RESERVED. NONE SOLD TO DEALERS. WE DO NOT AC CEPT INTERNET PRINTED COUPONS.EBT Cardholders and WIC Vouchers Welcomed. Most Major Credit Cards Accepted Our Beef is USDA Select or Higher.PRICES GOOD MAY 16 THRU MAY 22, 2018 OF CHIPLEY, FL COST PLUS 10% Text GOGRO to 1-844764-6476 to get the smartphone app!iPhone and Android GoGro Special Deal Every Week!