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** Volume 95 Number 51 Phone: 850-638-0212 Fax: 850-638-4601 Local & State ..............A2 Opinion ....................A4 Kids activities .............A5 Sports.......................A6 Faith ...................A8, A9 Classifieds ...............A10 A2STATE: Putnam on trade dealA8FAITH: Parking lot momentŽ @WCN_HCT ¢ Saturday, October 6, 2018 Washington County News A3COMMUNITYMiss VES winners announced By Diane M. RobinsonThe News | @HCTA_Diane Drobinson@chipleypaper.comCHIPLEY … Washington County Planning Commission approved land use changes and a development review application when they met in regular session on October 2.Ron Novonglosky and Samuel Miller each requested to change portions of their land from agri-culture to Low Density Residential. Novongloskys 12.7 acre tract is located at 1159 Mockingbird Lane and Millers 7 acre tract is located at 1170 Mock-ingbird Lane.Novonglosky says his request for the change is due to the possibility of building a home in the future on the site. Miller asks to change his for possible home building as well.Both requests were unanimously approved.Courts of Praise Church, located at 1720 Clayton Road, submitted a request for a development review application for a 2,276 square foot addition to their existing site. The church plans to expand on their fellowship hall and improve their parking lot.Commissioner John Gay asked about the stormwater runoff and how that would be handled. County Planner Steve Cramer stated it had been approved by engineers.Engineers have approved the stormwater management plan on our end,Ž said Cramer. Everything is set to move ahead.ŽNestle Waters of North America is expected to be on the agenda at the next regular session of the planning commission to request land use changes to tracts of land at Cypress Spring.Washington County Planning Commission will meet again in reg-ular session at 5 p.m. on November 6.Planning approves land use designationsThe beauty of Holmes CreekJust up the river from Cypress Spring on Holmes Creek the trees allow the sun to peek through and cast a beautiful re” ection.[DIANE M. ROBINSON | THE NEWS] By Staff ReportWASHINGTON COUNTY … Washington County Sheriffs Office released dashcam footage of a WCSO deputy, who conducted a traffic stop involving 28-year-old Charles Nicholas McNeil on September 28.McNeil is facing felony charges in Washington County, which includes battery on a law enforcement officer after he became violent and attempted to flee during the stop according to a report from WCSO.Just after noon, a WCSO deputy observed a man operat-ing a tractor on Douglas Ferry Road. The deputy became concerned after witnessing the tractor leave the roadway several times and conducted a traffic stop.According to the official release from WCSO, during initial contact with the driver, the deputy was provided a false name. The driver, who was later identified as McNeil, advised he did not have any identification on him at the time and his driv-ers license was not valid.As the deputy asked him to step down from the tractor, he performed a pat search of McNeil. During the search, a knife and a partially labeled prescription medication bottle, containing pills, were located in his pocket, stated the report.When the deputy began to detain McNeil, he turned away and aggressively attempted to flee. As the deputy continued to apprehend McNeil, the suspect violently struggled with the deputy, hitting the deputy as he attempted to pick the deputy up and slam him to the WCSO deploys taser, man charged with multiple crimes[SPECIAL TO THE NEWS] See WCSO, A2


** A2 Saturday, October 6, 2018 | Washington County News LOCAL & STATEBy Jim TurnerNews Service of FloridaTALLAHASSEE Florida Agriculture Commissioner Adam Putnam would like the renegotiated and rebranded North Ameri-can Free Trade Agreement to do more to help the states farmers.And hes not alone, as U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., also expressed concerns about the absence of relief for Florida agriculture in the revamped trade pact announced late Sunday.Putnam, who has long been a critic of the 24-year-old NAFTA, pointed to a need for more work to help Flor-ida farmers who compete with growers in Mexico."I am disappointed that this new agreement has no new protections for Florida fruit and vegeta-ble producers, who for too long have suffered from Mexicos unfair trade practices despite our best efforts,Ž Putnam said in an email Tuesday.Our d epartment, Floridas congressional delegation and industry groups have fought hard to protect our specialty crop industry since the inception of NAFTA, and we will continue to do so as this new agreement moves forward,Ž Putnam added.Putnam has argued for years that pepper and tomato growers and other Florida farmers have struggled against Mexican counterparts who swamp the U.S. market each winter with low-cost produce.Officials from the U.S., Mexico and Canada announced the new deal late Sunday, after Presi-dent Donald Trump made revamping NAFTA one of his priorities.The deal, which needs congressional approval, includes numerous issues, ranging from auto manufacturing and Canadian dairy imports to a dispute-settlement system. Trump, who campaigned in 2016 arguing that NAFTA was poorly negotiated and hurting American workers and manufacturers, has proposed naming the revised pact as the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement.Rubio spokeswoman Olivia Perez-Cubas said in an email Tuesday that our concerns for Florida fruit and vegetables remain.ŽA little more than a year ago, Rubio and U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson, D-Fla., were among Florida lawmakers who urged U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer to push for measures to help the states agriculture industry.Last week, after initial details of a deal with Mexico were announced, Rubio and Nelson intro-duced legislation intended to help Florida farmer growers bring trade cases against Mexican growers. Under the proposal, farmers could initiate cases with the Department of Commerce and the U.S. International Trade Commission if they can prove dumping happens seasonally rather than year-round, according a news release from the senators.Rubio said in a statement that the bill is aimed at preventing dumping of Mexican winter produce into U.S. markets and is needed because of the absence of a memorandum of understanding or suspension agreements with the Mexican govern-ment covering seasonal and perishable produce imports.ŽIn April, Putnam sent a letter to Lighthizer urging him to consider Floridas agriculture industry in negotiating changes to NAFTA.Putnam told Lighthizer that family farms in Florida and other states have found no relief from these unfair practices in our current trade laws or the current NAFTA agreement.ŽIn 2016, as the busi-ness-recruitment agency Enterprise Florida talked about expanding Floridas role in international trade, Putnam said it was already too late to undo damage to the states growers from NAFTA."The entire tomato industry has realigned and very much is a shadow of its former self,Ž Putnam said in November 2016.At the time, Putnam said the most helpful thing Trump could do would be to enforce protections in the trade agreement that are supposed to keep American producers from being undercut by such things as product dumping and currency manipulation."Prior administrations just didn't enforce the letter of the treaty to begin with," Putnam said. "Gosh, just that alone would be a step in the right direction."Putnam says trade deal falls short for Florida farmersBy Dara KamNews Service of FloridaTALLAHASSEE --In what could be another delay for Floridas burgeoning medical-marijuana industry, a Tallahassee judge agreed Wednesday to block state health officials from moving forward with the application process for highly sought-after medi-cal marijuana licenses.Leon County Circuit Judge Charles Dodsons verbal order during a hear-ing came nearly two months after he found that a state law, passed during a special legislative session last year, runs afoul of a constitutional amendment broadly legaliz-ing medical marijuana.In August, Dodson ruled that a cap on the number of medical marijuana operators included in the law directly contradictsŽ the amendment, which was overwhelmingly approved by voters in 2016.Dodson also decided that the 2017 law is unconstitutional because it requires marijuana opera-tors licensed by the state to cultivate, process, and dis-pense medical marijuana --something known as vertical integrationŽ --as opposed to breaking the activities into separate parts for licensure.And the judge ruled that the state improperly restricted who could get licenses. The law ordered health officials to grant licenses to operators who were already up and run-ning in Florida or who were involved in litigation as of Jan. 1, 2017. The law also required a license for a black farmer who meets certain conditions and set aside a preference for applicants with certain ties to the citrus industry.The citrus and black-farmer provisions amounted to what is known as a spe-cialŽ law, Dodson ruled in August. The judge found the 2017 law restricts rights granted under the Constitution and that plaintiff Florigrown LLC has a substantial likelihood of successŽ in its claim that the law conflicts with the amendment.Despite multiple findings in his August decision that the statute is unconstitutional, Dodson waited until Wednesday to issue the temporary injunction sought by Florigrown, a company that was turned down for a license. Florigrown is partly owned by Tampa strip-club operator Joe Redner, who recently won another ruling against state health officials in a case in which he is seeking to grow his own marijuana to juice,Ž something the 77-year-olds doctors recommend to prevent a recurrence of lung cancer. The state has appealed the ruling in the earlier case.Its good news for me. Its good news for Florigrown. Its good news for the patients and the Constitution of the state of Florida,Ž Redner said in an interview following Wednesdays hearing.In August, the judge set a Wednesday deadline for health officials or the Legislature to resolve the deficiencies with the law. Wednesday marked one year after a deadline imposed by the constitutional amendment for health officials to begin issuing identification cards to patients who qualify for medical marijuana.Another two months has passed, and I do believe now were at the point where Florigrown will suffer irreparable harm absent the entry of a temporary injunc-tion and that, given the public interest that cant be more clearly stated than the public stated in the medical marijuana amendment, that allowing this process and procedures going through by the department is not in the public interest,Ž Dodson said Wednesday.Luke Lirot, a lawyer representing Florigrown, accused health officials of having ignored this courts observations ƒ with impunity.ŽIts quite candidly shocking that the court would issue an order and it would be so robustly ignored by the Department of Health after there was a clear indi-cation that they needed to do something,Ž he said.But Dodson appeared to sympathize with the predicament of state health officials, saying they were in an unusual situationŽ trying to follow an uncon-stitutional statute.In a video recording of an August rules hearing played by Florigrowns lawyers Wednesday, state Office of Medical Marijuana Use Director Courtney Coppola said she was following the lawŽ by moving forward with the application process for four new licenses.What Miss Coppola was saying was, were following the statute, which is what agencies normally are required to do, but the statute is just unconstitu-tional,Ž the judge said. Im sure the Legislature was trying its best to comply with the Constitution, but they just didnt do that in this circumstance.ŽDodson said he would issue a written order grant-ing the temporary injunction by Friday and set a Nov. 19 hearing to consider sum-mary judgment in the case.Health officials said they will review Dodsons order when it is issued.This ruling does not impact the availability of medical marijuana in Flor-ida. Low-THC and medical marijuana has been and con-tinues to be available to the more than 160,000 qualified patients by more than 1,500 qualified physicians through 14 approved medical mari-juana treatment centers in 55 locations,Ž agency spokes-man Nick Van Der Linden said in an email.But Dodsons ruling blocks the Florida Depart-ment of Health from proceeding forward with the application process for addi-tional medical marijuana treatment center licenses, over the 14 that have already been issued,Ž Ari Gerstin, a lawyer who represents Florigrown and who participated in Wednesdays hearing by telephone, told The News Service of Florida.Judge blocks medical marijuana license process ground. During the alter-cation, McNeil fled again, at which time the deputy deployed his taser, striking McNeil. McNeil then fell to the ground, hitting his head on the roadway, losing consciousness.Emergency Medical Services were called to treat McNeil immediately.The release states that before EMS arrived, McNeil regained consciousness and provided his correct name and date of birth to law enforcement.Once McNeil was transported to a nearby hospital, WCSO was informed that he would need to be transported to another facility for further medical treatment. WCSO states that at this time, McNeil was issued a Notice to Appear for felony court on the charges of battery on a law enforcement officer, resisting arrest with violence, providing a false name to law enforcement, and possession of a new legend drug.After further investigation, WCSO found the Massey Ferguson tractor driven by McNeil was stolen from a 71-year-old man. WCSO says they haveobtained a felony arrest warrant on additional charges of grand theft pertaining to the theft of the tractor.McNeil was released from prison earlier this year and is currently out on bond on unrelated felony drug charges out of Bay County.Washington County Sheriff Kevin Crews says WCSO operates with pro-fessionalism and integrity in order to protect the communities from safety risks.We operate the Wash-ington County Sheriffs Office with the highest level of professionalism and integrity,Ž said Crews. More than 99% of our arrests are without incident or injury. When a suspect chooses to violently attack or attempt to overpower one of our deputies, it is our respon-sibility as law enforcement to react in such a way that protects our communities from further safety risks.Ž WCSOFrom Page A1


** Washington County News | Saturday, October 6, 2018 A3 COMMUNITYCory Kneiss will be marry-ing his bride, Kristen Clark on Sunday, October 7, 2018.Cory is the son of Craig Kneiss and Susan Plona, and the grandchild of Dick and Polly Kneiss. Kristen is the daughter of Warren and Gloria Clark.Kneiss and Clark to wed Sunday Vernon Elementary School held the Miss VES beauty pageant was held Thursday, September 27. The funds raised will be used to help families in the Vernon School District during the Christmas Holidays. Queens were as follows Tiny Miss VES Lilly Stufflestreet, Future Little Miss VES Mia Whitehead, Little Miss VES Avery Kirkland, Young Miss VES Jerse Hall, Junior Miss VES Lucy Jones and Miss VES Whitley Crundwell. Miss VES Princesses were Jerse Hall and Sophia Dorsey and Miss Spirit of VES is Alanah Bradford.Miss. VES crownedTiny Miss VES 1st alternate Lakynn Whittington and Queen Lilly Stuf” estreet Future Little Miss VES Queen Mia Whitehead, 1st Alternate Annslee Rollin, & 2nd Alternate Brooklynn Ector Young Miss VES 2nd Alternate Shyann Burdeshaw,Queen Jerse Hall, & 1st Alternate Lily Jones Little Miss VES 1st Alternate Zoey Bell, Queen Avery Kirkland, & 2nd Alternate Bryleigh Drummond Miss VES 1st Alternate Mattie Capps & Queen Whitley Crundwell Miss Spirit of VES Alanah Bradford Junior Miss VES 1st Alternate Sophia Dorsey, Queen Lucy Jones, & 2nd Alternate Eve Register Miss VES Princess Jerse Hall


** A4 Saturday, October 6, 2018 | Washington County News OPINION Have something to say?Letters to the editor and comments on Web versions of news stories are welcomed. Letters are edited only for grammar, spelling, clarity, space and consistency, but we ask that they be limited to 300 words where possible. Letter writers are asked to provide a home address and daytime telephone number (neither is printed) for veri“ cation purposes. Letters may be sent to 1364 N. Railroad Ave., Chipley, FL 32428 or emailed to news@chipleypaper. com. Please specify if the letter should be printed in the Washington County News or Holmes County Times-Advertiser. Questions? Call 638-0212. 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 Bare“ eld nbare“ Editor: Jacqueline Bostick, 850-638-0212 News, sports, opinion: Classi“ ed: 850-638-0212, Circulation Customer Service: 1-850-522-5197 Washington CountyPUBLISHER Nicole P. Bare“ eld EDITOR Jacqueline Bostick PRODUCTION SUPERVISOR Cameron Everett For the second time in three years, the U.S. Supreme Court begins a term shorthanded. The high court opened a new session Monday with only eight justices, as the Brett Kavanaugh nuclear conflagration continues. When the justices were in a similar situation in 2016, they indicated a preference for taking on less divisive cases. That cautious approach is likely to be duplicated today, given the heated emotions currently raging over the panel. Its a little bit of a fraught period for the court,Ž Justice Elena Kagan admitted during a September conference in New York. We should be aware of the environment and not unnecessarily exacerbate the divisions that unfortunately exist.Ž Thats all well and good, but the justices mustnt ignore their duty for fear of inflaming passions. The court is charged with ensuring the executive and legislative branches operate within their constitutional authority „ and that shouldnt change simply because the Trump presidency has disrupted the body politic. In fact, the court at this point has more than three dozen cases on its docket, and the justices heard a potentially significant dispute right out of the gate. The first case argued Monday involved the Endangered Species Act, a rare frog and property rights. The decision will have ramifications for how far the administrative and regulatory states can go to limit a private landowners use of his own property. Other cases set for this term address the constitutionality of civil forfeiture against a backdrop of the Eighth Amendments prohibition on excessive fines, the extent of a defendants protections against double jeopardy, conflicts between state laws and federal land restrictions and efforts to punish sex offenders even after theyve served their time. In addition, the cases already accepted will have a bearing on the separation of powers, the Fifth Amendments takings clause, the Fourth Amendments protections against unreasonable government searches and seizures and the scope of class-action lawsuits. Its also a good bet the justices will eventually decide to hear appeals involving the presidents immigration policies, including the DACA controversy, and the partisan battle over state redistricting and gerrymandering. Regardless of whether Judge Kavanaugh survives the attempted auto-da-fe or some other jurist is eventually selected, the justices this term should avoid compromising their principles in an effort to appease the Trump resistance and instead simply stay true to the ideals of freedom and individual liberty enshrined in our nations founding document. A version of this editorial first appeared in the Las Vegas Review-Journal, a News sister paper with GateHouse Media.Supreme Court opens its latest term with only 8 justices ANOTHER VIEW General George C. Marshall is what people used to call a dedicated public servant. As Chief of Staff of the U.S. Army, he did essential work to get a dangerously unprepared America at least partially ready for World War II, and then led the mammoth organizational effort required for victory. Later, he served as Secretary of State and Secretary of Defense during the trying post-war years, as the Cold War began. The Marshall Plan, the comprehensive aid and reconstruction program for Europe, began implementation in 1948 „ 70 years ago. That year governments created the Organization for European Economic Cooperation to distribute aid, succeeded in 1960 by the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development, a global organization. Marshall wanted to lead the Allied invasion of Europe at Normandy, but that mission went to protg Dwight Eisenhower. President Franklin Roosevelt considered Marshall indispensable, and said he could not sleep at night if the general were not in Washington. Along with remarkable executive ability, Marshall had great diplomatic and political skill. Soon after the attack on Pearl Harbor, Japanese land forces trapped U.S. troops in the Philippines under the command of General Douglas MacArthur. President Roosevelt was emphatic that MacArthur should not become a Japanese prisoner of war, and ordered an evacuation to Australia. Despite personal dislike and mistrust of MacArthur, a view widely shared, Marshall followed up thoroughly to ensure MacArthurs escape, that media and public knew this was not MacArthurs decision, and the government of Australia welcomed him. Marshall also decided MacArthur should receive the Medal of Honor. We do not discuss Marshall much today. He put little personal information in the public record, and never wrote memoirs. He feared inadvertently revealing details best kept private. Also „ incredibly from a contemporary perspective „ he felt strongly that patriotic citizens should not benefit financially from government office. For him, public service was literally just that. Fortunately, Forrest Pogue authored a masterful comprehensive biography of this great leader. Another such public servant is Charles Bowsher, who 10 years ago this month, visited Carthage College in Wisconsin. For 16 years starting in 1981, he was Comptroller General of the United States, a low-profile but enormously important post that oversees budget management on behalf of the Congress. Earlier, Bowsher spent a total of a quarter century with top accounting firm Arthur Andersen. In public remarks, he provided a detailed tour of the government horizon. He gave high marks to Presidents George H.W. Bush and Bill Clinton for impressive budgetary discipline, even in the face of harsh criticism, which probably cost the former leader reelection. In comments echoing Eisenhower, he emphasized that wars are easy to begin but often hard to end, using Iraq as an example. His presentation was an informative, inspiring history lesson on the vital role of government in averting as well as handling crises, from the economy to w ar, and the great difficulty of instituting change in the public sector at any time. Carthage this month hosts former Governor John Baldacci of Maine, a leader who emphasizes bipartisan collaboration. Currently, he chairs the Northeast-Midwest institute, a nonprofit working to improve environment and infrastructure among the eighteen states in the Mi dwest and Northeast of the U.S.Public servants and the public goodWith all the vitriol in our politics with all the disagreement that is tearing our country apart we could all use some levity about now. Heres one joke I think we can all agree with: A man wearing a ski mask jumped into the path of a well-dressed man and stuck a gun against his ribs. Give me your money,Ž said the mugger. You cant do this,Ž said the well-dressed man. Im a U.S. congressman!Ž In that case,Ž said the mugger, give me MY money!Ž Being a parent is more challenging than ever. We live in a time when parents must censor C-SPAN! Which reminds me of the one about the father who used the never-ending shenanigans in Washington to teach his son an important lesson. Son, you should never steal, lie or cheat.Ž Why, Dad?Ž Because the government hates competition!Ž The U.S. Senate is agitating millions of Americans. The allegedly august body of distinguished minds is supposed to give thoughtful pause to our political process but is giving us a Jerry Springer show instead. Thats why the words of legendary humorist Will Rogers are truer today than when he spoke them during the Great Depression: The Senate just sits and waits till they find out what the president wants, so they know how to vote against him.Ž About all I can say for the United States Senate is that it opens with a prayer and closes with an investigation.Ž Senators are a never-ending source of amusement, amazement and discouragement.Ž With our senators being held in such low regard, this joke will resonate with many: A minister goes to a barbershop on Capitol Hill. The bar ber, thanking him for his service, says No charge.Ž The next morning, the barber finds a thank-you note from the minister. A few days later a police officer gets his hair cut. The barber, thanking the officer for his service, says No charge.Ž The next morning, the barber finds a thank-you note from the police officer. A few days after that, a senator gets his hair cut. The barber, thanking the senator for his service, says No charge.Ž The next morning, as he arrives at his shop, a dozen senators are waiting on the stoop.Ž Public discourse is suffering in our country right now one could argue it is non-existent, which is a dangerous turn for our country. According to dictionary. com, discourseŽ is communication of thought by words; talk; conversation.Ž Thoughtful conversation is how we arrive at political consensus how we vote for political leaders, make our laws, pick our judges.Jokes abound, but political divide no laughing matter Tom Purcell Arthur Cyr


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** A6 Saturday, October 6, 2018 | Washington County NewsFeb. 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 Jr.) March 26: STP 500 at Martinsville (Clint Bowyer) April 8: OReilly 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 (Kevin Harvick) May 27: Coca-Cola 600 at Charlotte (Kyle Busch) June 3: Pocono 400 (Martin Truex Jr.) June 10: FireKeepers Casino 400 at Michigan (Clint Bowyer) June 24: Toyota/Save Mart 350 at Sonoma (Martin Truex Jr.) July 1: Chicago 400 at Chicagoland (Kyle Busch) July 7: Coke Zero 400 at Daytona (Erik Jones) July 14: Quaker State 400 at Kentucky (Martin Truex Jr.) July 22: New Hampshire 301 (Kevin Harvick) July 29: Pennsylvania 400 at Pocono (Kyle Busch) Aug. 5: 355 at the Glen, at Watkins Glen (Chase Elliott) Aug. 12: Pure Michigan 400 (Kevin Harvick) Aug. 18: Night Race at Bristol (Kurt Busch) Sept. 2: Southern 500 at Darlington (Brad Keselowski) Sept. 10: Brickyard 400 at Indianapolis (Brad Keselowski) Sept. 16: Las Vegas 400 (Brad Keselowski) Sept. 22: Federated Auto Parts 400 at Richmond (Kyle Busch) Sept. 30: Bank of America 500(k) at Charlotte road course (Ryan Blaney) 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 WEEK2018 SCHEDULE AND WINNERS 12345678910 KEN WILLIS TOP 10 NASCAR DRIVER RANKINGSMARTIN TRUEX JR. Wont get spun from lead here KYLE BUSCH Gets a Roval mulligan BRAD KESELOWSKI See Kyle Busch KEVIN HARVICK Won Dover in May RYAN BLANEY Send Jimmie a thank-you card KYLE LARSON Deserves a Scratch-nDent sponsor deal CHASE ELLIOTT Awed by White Cliffs of Dover JOEY LOGANO Better on Bristols concrete than Dovers KURT BUSCH Ended his mini-slump The Daytona Beach News-Journals Godwin Kelly & Ken Willis have covered NASCAR for nearly 60 years combined. godwin.kelly@ CLINT BOWYER Back in top-10 form FEUD OF THE WEEK SPEED FREAKSA few questions we had to ask ourselvesGODWINS PICKS FOR DOVER MOTOR MOUTHS PODCASTIts all left-hand turns from here on out. But well add some chicanery when necessary. Tune in online at daytonamotormouths CUP STANDINGS WHATS ON TAP QUESTIONS & ATTITUDECompelling questions ... and maybe a few actual answers More Rovals? GODSPEAK: Hopefully just one and done. Charlotte has a winner for its second Cup Series race, so lets move on. Please. KENS CALL: The ending was so crazy and dramatic, its easy to say yes. But without the playoff drama, would it still be great? I say yes, lets take the plunge and do one or two more. What does Ryan Blaneys win do for him going forward? GODSPEAK: Hey, he is the “ rst Roval race winner. Thats something. Lee Petty won the “ rst Daytona 500. I forget who won the sixth 500. If nothing else, a con“ dence builder for young Ryan. KENS CALL: Not much, since were now out of Rovals and, presumably, Blaney wont get that big of a break again. But the trophy is nice. MARTIN TRUEX JR. VS. JIMMIE JOHNSON: Johnson made a desperate passing attempt for a last-lap win but instead got into Truex, spinning both and springing Ryan Blaney to an unexpected victory. GODWIN KELLYS TAKE: Johnson is so hungry for a win, he didnt think about points, and it cost him. Took myself out of a shot at the championship,Ž he said. Truex spun Johnson on the cool-down lap. WINNER: Martin Truex Jr. REST OF TOP 5: Kyle Busch, Kevin Harvick, Joey Logano, Chase Elliott FIRST ONE OUT: Matt DiBenedetto DARK HORSE: Jimmie Johnson DONT BE SURPRISED IF: The Big 3Ž go back to their dominating ways at the Monster Mile.Ž CUP SERIES: Gander Outdoors 400 SITE: Dover International Speedway (1-mile concrete oval) SCHEDULE: Friday, practice (NBC Sports Network, 11 a.m.), qualifying (NBC Sports Network, 3:30 p.m.). Saturday, practice (CNBC, 11 a.m.; NBC Sports Network, 1:30 p.m.). Sunday, race (NBC Sports Network, coverage begins at 1:30 p.m.; green ” ag, 2:15 p.m.) XFINITY: Bar Harbor 200 SITE: Dover International Speedway SCHEDULE: Friday, practice (NBC Sports Network, noon). Saturday, qualifying (NBC Sports Network, 12:30 p.m.), race (NBC Sports Network, 3 p.m.)1. Kyle Busch 3055 2. Kevin Harvick 3050 3. Martin Truex Jr. 3038 4. Brad Keselowski 3025 5. Clint Bowyer 3015 6. Joey Logano 3014 6. Kurt Busch 3014 8. Ryan Blaney 3013 9. Chase Elliott 3008 10. Kyle Larson 3006 11. Aric Almirola 3001 12. Alex Bowman 3000 13. Jimmie Johnson 2097 14. Austin Dillon 2071 15. Denny Hamlin 205616. Erik Jones 2046 17. Ryan Newman 609 18. Paul Menard 570 19. Daniel Suarez 566 20. Jamie McMurray 553 Your Roval review?Alls well that ends well, right? Or, if not well,Ž at least in chaos. The closing three laps were the best drama NASCAR has seen in a long, long time „ Kyle Larsons rattletrap, Jimmie Johnsons dive-bomb, and “ nally the wait to see whos in and out of the playoffs. As Steve Phelps takes over as NASCAR president this week, you have to believe he might ask, Should we consider more of this?ŽWhos Hailie Deegan?Shes a 17-year-old Californian who won in Idaho Saturday night in NASCARs K&N West Series, becoming that series “ rst female race winner. K&N is a NASCAR feeder series considered one step below the top three national circuits (Trucks, X“ nity, Cup). Deegan not only won, but won with a bumpand-run on her teammate in the “ nal turn. Thats racin, they say, so keep an eye on her.„ Ken Willis, ken.willis @news-jrnl.comTHREE THINGS TO WATCHCHARLOTTE THREE THINGS WE LEARNEDDOVER1. Round of 12A dozen drivers advanced into the NASCAR Round of 12 playoff segment. The four left behind were Jimmie Johnson, Austin Dillon, Denny Hamlin and Erik Jones. Of the 12, seven are from the Ford camp, including all four Stewart-Haas Racing drivers, counting Clint Bowyer, who jumped over the cut line. Pretty crazy,Ž Bowyer said. I didnt expect that to happen, but I knew it was gonna be wild.Ž2. Roval hangoverDover International Speedway is a pretty tough track, but after drivers got their “ rst taste of the Charlotte Roval, the Monster MileŽ should be a breeze. The inaugural Roval race produced two late-race cautions, which helped determine the outcome. The Roval even offered up a Big OneŽ crash like you will see at Talladega in a few weeks. A total of 15 cars piled up in Turn 1 just “ ve laps from the dramatic “ nish.3. Big 3Ž againNASCARs Big 3Ž all made it through to the Round of 12 and sit atop the points standings, which were recalculated for the next three-race playoff segment. Kyle Busch leads, with Kevin Harvick only “ ve points off his rear bumper. Martin Truex Jr. is a mere 17 points behind Busch in third place. Busch limps in after crashing out on the Roval. That kind of sucked, but guess its a good thing it didnt matter for us,Ž Busch said.„ Godwin Kelly, godwin.kelly@ news-jrnl.comRyan Blaney celebrates after winning the NASCAR playoff race at the Charlotte Roval. He is one of seven Ford drivers to advance into the Round of 12. [AP/MIKE MCCARN] 1. Never over, untilNASCAR proved again that its never over until the checkered ” ag falls (and sometimes, beyond that). Ryan Blaney was third on the “ nal lap when he watched Jimmie Johnson wreck into leader Martin Truex Jr. in the “ nal turn. Thats not the way Id want to do it,Ž Blaney said.2. Pinball wizardKyle Larsons No. 42 Chevy was torn up, but he completed his “ nal lap while hitting the wall twice, passed Jeffrey Earnhardt, got just enough points to forge a three-way tie for 11th place in the standings and got into the next playoff round on a tiebreaker. Pretty hectic last lap for me,Ž Larson said.3. Titan fallsJohnson is a seventime NASCAR champion who has fallen on hard times. He is riding a 52-race losing streak stretching back to June 2017. When he saw a chance for a win, he overdrove his car and wrecked. I wish I wouldnt have been so focused on a race win,Ž he sighed.„ Godwin Kelly, godwin.kelly@ news-jrnl.comRyan Blaney (12) drives past the wrecked cars of Jimmie Johnson (48) and Martin Truex Jr. (78) to conquer Charlottes infamous Roval course. [AP/ CHUCK BURTON]


** Washington County News | Saturday, October 6, 2018 A7Former coaches, foes stunned by winless start by once-proud Nebraska programBy Eric OlsonThe Associated PressLINCOLN, Neb. „ Nebraskas descent from the top of the college football hierarchy is going on two decades, yet those white helmets with the red block NŽ remain an iconic piece of the sports lore.That might be why the Cornhuskers 0-4 start is so jarring, and not just to people inside the program and a fan base that has sold out Memorial Stadium every game since 1962.Nebraskas worst start since 1945 has been a major story line this season, espe-cially after the splashy hire of 2017 national coach of the year Scott Frost, who completed Central Floridas two-year turnaround with a 13-0 record before he returned to his home state and the program he quarter-backed to a share of the 1997 national championship.The Huskers have lost 14 of their last 18 games, and last weekend they dropped an eighth in a row for the first time in the programs 129-year history. Theyre listed as 17.5-point underdogs for their game at Wisconsin on Saturday night.Even the coaches who used to get beaten badly and regularly by the Huskers are having difficulty grasp-ing the current state of the Nebraska program.I never thought Id see the day,Ž said Glen Mason, 0-9 against the Huskers as Kansas coach from 1988-96 and now a Big Ten network analyst. I would have thought they would have been better. Not great, but I thought he would make them better right away.ŽUnthinkable. Shocking, really,Ž said R.C. Slocum, whose Texas A&M teams went 1-3 against the Husk-ers, including a 39-point loss in the 1997 Big 12 cham-pionship game.It just breaks my heart,Ž said Jim Walden, who was an assistant at Nebraska under Bob Devaney in the early 1970s and went 1-7 against the Huskers as Iowa State coach from 1987-94.Nebraska ranks fifth alltime in wins, and no team won more from the 1970s through the 90s under Dev-aney and Tom Osborne. The Huskers went 309-56-5 for an.842 winning percentage over the three decades, and won all or part of five national championships and 17 conference titles.Nebraska is 150-87 (.633) since, hasnt won a conference championship since 1999 and hasnt appeared in the final Top 25 in six years. Look at every program in the country, they went through some dog days, so to speak,Ž said Kansas State coach Bill Snyder, 5-14 against Nebraska over two stints from 1989-2010. Theyll build their way out of it, and I have great confidence in that. It doesnt surprise me a bit. College football, its hard to be surprised by anything.ŽSchools such as Alabama, Michigan, Notre Dame, Penn State and Southern California have endured lean times, but Nebraskas down cycle has been lingering.Mason, Slocum and Walden said the turning point was the decision by former athletic director Steve Pederson to fire Frank Solich after a 9-3 season in 2003. Solich had played for Devaney, was an Osborne assistant and went 58-19 in six years. Bill Callahan, Bo Pelini and Mike Riley followed.I dont think Bill understood the Nebraska program,Ž Mason said. Right away he talked about changing the recruiting and doing away with the walkon program. Being a guy who had to compete with Nebraska back in my Kansas days, I was thinking, Are you crazy? That walk-on program was the envy of every program in the country.ŽOsbornes triple-option offense also gave the Husk-ers a unique identity that attracted top running backs, and his teams played what Mason called suffocatingŽ defense. Those days are long gone. Offensive coordinators on the previous three staffs had a penchant for the pass, and since joining the Big Ten in 2011 the Huskers have allowed more than 50 points in nine conference games, including five of the last seven. We need Nebraska to be good,Ž Walden said. We need teams that are not just the sparkling Ohio States and Alabamas of the world. You need that good ol Midwest hard-core Nebraska-type mentality to be good. I always felt we were leaders to show the way you could get things done, and not necessarily in a glamorous city or a big school. Nebraska was what we used to call a blue-collar college, a blue-collar football team, and we loved the fact it was a farming community and people loved the school and this team and it was everything to them. I still do believe thats important.Ž New depths SPORTS TICKER IN BRIEFLISBON, PORTUGAL Ronaldo left off Portugal squad for matchesCristiano Ronaldo was left off Portugals national team squad for a pair of upcoming matches, the decision coming Thursday as the soccer great fights a rape allegation in the United States.Ronaldo has been accused of rape by Kath-ryn Mayorga, who says the player assaulted her in Las Vegas in 2009. He has denied the accusation.Ronaldo was left off the squad for Portu-gals second game in the UEFA Nations League at Poland on Oct. 11 and a friendly match in Glasgow against Scot-land three days later.Portugal coach Fernando Santos said Ronaldo also will not be called up for the next round of international games in November. MOSCOWRussia accused of hacking sports worldIn Russia, sports and the government are closely intertwined.Top athletes hold military ranks, Olympic medals are a matter of national pride, and champions receive luxury cars in Kremlin ceremonies.So when Russia was accused of doping its way to the top, the Rus-sian state hit the sports world with a wave of hacker attacks, says an indictment unsealed Thursday by the U.S. Department of Justice and the FBI.More than 250 athletes medical records were published and confidential data from some of the worlds big-gest sports organizations „ the Olympics, world track and field, FIFA „ was published as Russia prepared to host this years soccer World Cup.Scott Brady, U.S. attorney for the Western District of Pennsylvania, said Russia was seeking revenge for some of its team being barred from the 2016 Summer Olym-pics over widespread drug use and cover-ups.This began with a disclosure of Russian state-sponsored doping programs for its athletes. In other words, Russia cheated,Ž Brady said. They cheated, they got caught, they were banned from the Olym-pics, they were mad, and they retaliated. And in retaliating, they broke the law, so they are criminals.ŽST. ANDREWS, SCOTLANDHatton in contention despite hitting spectator Tyrrell Hatton bounced back from a poor start, including a wayward tee shot that struck a specta-tor on the head, to register a 2-under 70 and move within two strokes of the first-round lead at the Dunhill Links Championship on Thursday.A female fan was pic-tured bleeding from a head wound after being hit by a drive from defending champion Hatton on the 15th hole at Kingsbarns, one of three courses staging the event. By Tom HaysThe Associated PressNEW YORK „ The father of a top-rated college basketball pros-pect testified Thursday that his son was offered thousands of dollars on the sly to play at major programs before a cor-ruption scandal derailed the promising players collegiate career.At a federal trial over allegations about dirty money in college hoops, Brian Bowen Sr. said that an aspiring agent, Christian Dawkins, told the father he could pocket $50,000 if his son played at the University of Arizona, $150,000 at Oklahoma State or $100,000 at Creighton. Bowen said there was some interest from Oregon but didnt recall cash offer.Bowen told a Manhattan jury it was his understanding the offers were being made by assistant coaches at the schools, though he never spoke to them directly about money. He said the Oklahoma offer, which included an additional $8,000 for a car, came from then-assistant coach Lamont Evans, a defendant in the investigation whos pleaded not guilty.Dawkins, former ama-teur coach Merle Code and former Adidas exec-utive James Gatto, have pleaded not guilty to they committed fraud by secretly funneling money from Adidas to families of prospects to get them to attend colleges spon-sored by the athletic wear company. The son, Brian Bowen Jr., eventually landed at Louisville, an Adidas school, after the defendants engineered a promise of $100,000 for his family.Gattos attorney and a taped conversation in evidence at the trial have suggested the deal to sign with Louisville had to compete with an undis-closed offer to lure Brian Bowen Jr. to Oregon, which is sponsored by Nike. Oregon has denied it knew of any deal.The criminal case announced last year charging the three men with fraud resulted in the school pulling the sons scholarship before he could ever play and firing its legendary coach, Rick Pitino.Before his testimony about the alleged offers, the elder Bowen grew emotional when a pros-ecutor first brought up his son, who goes by the nickname Tugs.ŽIs Tugs in college?Ž asked Assistant U.S. Attorney Edward Diskant.No, hes not,Ž Bowen responded.When the prosecutor asked why not, Bowen dropped his head into his hands and wept, prompting the judge to call a recess.Brian Bowen Jr. now plays professionally in Australia.Father: College programs o ered son pay Nebraska defensive back Tre Neal walks off the “ eld following the loss Purdue, Saturday in Lincoln, Neb. At 0-4, the Cornhuskers are off to their worst start since 1945. [NATI HARNIK/THE ASSOCIATED PRESS]In this Sept. 8 photo, Nebraska head coach Scott Frost leads his players onto the “ eld before a game against Colorado in Lincoln, Neb. [NATI HARNIK/THE ASSOCIATED PRESS]


** A8 Saturday, October 6, 2018 | Washington County News FAITHBy Rev. Tim Schenck More Content NowI spend a lot of time wandering aimlessly through the church parking lot. It never used to be this way. My general philosophy had always been that parking lots were designed for cars, not people. But then we got a new puppy, and suddenly I find myself walking around the parking lot like a lost itinerant preacher holding a leash rather than circuit riding atop a horse. Cooper is now 5-monthsold, a curiously adorable mix of basenji, German shepherd and chihuahua. Weve been doing puppy classes (which, apparently, are no longer referred to as obedience schoolŽ), but in the months before figuring out leash walking, Cooper and I have spent a lot of time strolling through the church grounds, with particular emphasis on the parking lot. For some reason, he has an affinity for it. One lesson this has revealed, besides the fact that hes no longer motivated by the cheap training treats, is the joy of exploring familiar spaces in new ways. I mean, if someone had asked me a few months ago about the church parking lot, I would have been able to sketch it out on a napkin. I know its basic shape, the upward slope of the driveway, the proximity of the church, the Memorial Garden and playground. But I didnt really know it. I never paid attention to the way the light hit the pavement through the trees at different times of the day or how particular angles of church architecture stand out from different vantage points or the beauty of the wild vegetation that forms a natural barrier around it. Forced intimacy with the familiar brings new perspective, opening fresh insights and inviting wonder. Thats an unexpected gift that can arise even through someone as seemingly mundane as walking a dog through a parking lot. And it leads to reflection upon what other newly revealed joys we may be missing that exist in our midst. It may be someone in our lives with whom were familiar but never really taken the time to truly know. Or a daily ritual like a commute or a walk around the neighborhood that we no longer fully see because were too distracted or we find ourselves staring at our phones or its just become too familiar. People often have this experience with the Lords Prayer „ it has become so rote, so familiar, that we fail to hear the power behind it. When we put it in context, we recall that Jesus teaches it to the disciples after they ask him how to pray. Think about that. If you were allowed to ask Jesus one question, this might not be at the top of your list, but it would likely make the top five. And he gives us a simple, poignant, direct, example of how to converse with the divine. Fall is a wonderful time to open your heart and mind to the wonders of the familiar. Unlocking the potential beauty of that which surrounds us, invites us into the world that exists beyond first impressions. It gives us the opportunity to break through the familiar in order to experience things with fresh eyes. I encourage you to discover your own parking lot momentIn good faith: No parking zone If you would like your Washington County church listed here, please send information to: Due to space limitation, please only send regular church services. For special services, please send separate submission. ASSEMBLY OF GODCorbin Road Assembly of GodMorning Worship is at 10 a.m. Evening Worship is at 6 p.m. Wednesday service is at 7 p.m. The church is located at 105 Corbin Road in Chipley.Cords of Love Assembly of GodSunday School is at 10 a.m. Morning Worship is at 11 a.m. Evening Worship is at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday Bible Study is a 6:30 p.m. The church is located at 2060 Bethlehem Road in Cottondale.Grace Assembly of God @ ChipleyMorning Worship is at 10 a.m. Evening Worship is at 6 p.m. Wednesday service is at 6:30 p.m. The church is located at 567 North Main Street, ChipleyNew Bethany Assembly of GodSunday School is at 9:45 a.m. Morning Worship is at 11 a.m. Evening Worship is at 6 p.m. Wednesday services are at 7 p.m. The church is located on Shaky Joe Road just off Hig hway 280 at Hinsons Crossroads.New Life Fellowship Assembly of GodSunday School is at 9 a.m. Morning Worship is at 10 a.m. Evening Worship is at 6 p.m. Wednesday services are at 6:30 p.m. The church is located at 695 5th Street, Chipley.Wausau Assembly of GodSunday School is at 9:30 a.m. Morning Worship is at 10:30 a.m. Evening Worship is at 6 p.m. Wednesday services are at 7 p.m. The church is located at 3537 Washington Street in Wausau.BAPTISTAbigail Free Will Baptist ChurchSunday School is at 10 a.m. Morning Worship is at 11 a.m. The church is located on Dawkins Street in Vernon.Berean Baptist ChurchSunday School is at 10 a.m. Morning Worship is at 11 a.m. Evening Worship is at 6 p.m. Wednesday services are at 7 p.m. The church is located at 1438 Nearing Hills Drive in Chipley. Blue Lake Baptist ChurchSunday School is at 9:30 a.m. Morning Worship is at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday services are at 6:30 p.m. The church is located at 1405 Blue Lake Road in Chipley.Chipley First Baptist ChurchSunday School is at 9 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. Traditional Worship Service is at 9 a.m. Contemporary Worship Service is at 10:30 a.m. Discipleship Training is at 5 p.m. Evening Worship is at 6 p.m. Wednesday AWANA is at 5:15 p.m. Wednesday, Prayer Meeting Is at 6 p.m. The church is located at 1300 South Boulevard.Country Oaks Baptist ChurchSunday School is at 9:45 a.m. Morning Worship is at 11 a.m. Evening Worship is at 7 p.m. Wednesday service is at 7 p.m. The church is located at 574 Buckhorn BoulevardEastside Baptist ChurchSunday School is at 9:45 a.m. Morning Worship is at 11 a.m. Evening Worship is at 6 p.m. Wednesday service is at 6 p.m. The church is located at Highway 277 in Vernon.First Free Will Baptist ChurchSunday School is at 9:45 a.m. Morning Worship is at 10:45 a.m. Wednesday service is at 6 p.m. The church is located at 1387 South Boulevard.Gap Pond Free Will Baptist ChurchSunday School is at 10 a.m. Morning Worship is at 11 a.m. The church is located at 1980 Gap Boulevard in Sunny Hills.Grace Baptist Chapel MissionSunday School is at 9:45 a.m. Morning Worship is at 10:50 a.m. Wednesday services are at 7 p.m. The church is located at 440 Lot E Second Street, Chipley.Holmes Creek Baptist ChurchSunday School is at 9:30 a.m. Morning Worship is at 10:30 a.m. Evening Worship is at 6 p.m. Wednesday service AWANA is at 5:30 p.m. and Bible Study is at 6 p.m. The church is located at 335 Cope Road in Chipley.Holyneck Missionary Baptist ChurchSunday School is at 9:30 a.m. Morning Worship is at 11 a.m. Wednesday service is at 6 p.m. The church is located 3395 Cemetery Lane, Campbellton.Jerusalem Missionary Baptist ChurchSunday School is at 9 a.m. Morning Worship is at 11 a.m. Evening Worship is at 5 p.m. Wednesday service is at 6 p.m. The church is located at 614 Bennett Drive in Chipley.Mt. Ararat Missionary Baptist ChurchSunday School is at 9:30 a.m. Morning Worship is at 11 a.m. Wednesday service is at 6 p.m. The church is located at 1233 Old Bonifay Road in Chipley.New Orange Baptist ChurchSunday School is at 10 a.m. Morning Worship is at 11 a.m. Wednesday services are at 6 p.m. The church is located on Alford Road in Washington County.New Prospect Baptist ChurchSunday School is at 9:45 a.m. Morning worship services are at 11 a.m. Sunday evening services are at 5 p.m. Wednesday services supper is at 5 p.m. Wednesday prayer meeting, bible study and childrens classes start at 5:45. The church is at 761 New Prospect Road in Chipley. Oakie Ridge Baptist ChurchSunday School is at 9:45 a.m. Morning Worship is at 11 a.m. Evening Worship is at 6 p.m. Wednesday service is at 6:30 p.m. The church is at the corner of Orange Hill Road and Gilberts Mill Road. Orange Hill Baptist ChurchSunday School is at 9:45 a.m. Morning Worship is at 10:45 a.m. Evening Worship is at 6 p.m. Wednesday prayer and Bible Study is as 6:30 p.m. The church is located at 3485 Gainer Road in Chipley.Orange Hill Missionary Baptist ChurchSunday School is at 9:45 a.m. Morning worship on the “ rst and third Sunday of the month is at 11 a.m. Wednesday night prayer meeting is at 6 p.m. The church is located at 816 Sunday Road in Chipley.Piney G rove Free Will Baptist ChurchSunday School is at 9:30 a.m. Morning Worship is at 10:30 a.m. Evening Worship is at 6 p.m. Wednesday service is at 7 p.m. The church is at 1783 Piney G rove Road south of Chipley.Pleasant Hill Free Will Baptist ChurchSunday School is at 10 a.m. Morning Worship is at 11 a.m. Evening Worship is at 6 p.m. Wednesday service is at 7 p.m. The church is south of Bonifay at 1900 Pleasant Hill Road.Poplar Springs Baptist ChurchSunday School is at 9:45 a.m. Morning Worship is at 11 a.m. Evening Worship is at 6 p.m. Wednesday service is at 7 p.m. The church is located at 1098 Lovewood Road two miles east of Highway 77.Poplar Head Independent Free Will Baptist ChurchSunday School is at 10 a.m. Morning Worship is at 11 a.m. Evening Worship is at 6 p.m. Wednesday service is at 6 p.m. The church is located on Poplar Head Road.Sand Hills Baptist ChurchSunday School is at 9:15 a.m. Morning Worship is at 10:30 a.m. Evening Worship is at 6 p.m. Wednesday service is at 6:30 p.m. The church is located at 6758 Highway 77.Shiloh Baptist ChurchSunday School is at 9:15 a.m. Morning Worship is at 10:30 a.m. Evening Worship is at 6 p.m. Wednesday service is at 5:45 p.m. The church is located on Highway 277, three miles south of Hig hway 90 in Chipley.Shiloh Missionary Baptist ChurchSunday School is at 10 a.m. Morning Worship is at 11:15 a.m. Wednesday service is at 6 p.m. The church is located at 3013 Moss Hill Road in Vernon.St. John Free Will Baptist ChurchSunday School is at 10 a.m. Morning worship is at 11 a.m. Evening Worship is at 6 p.m. Wednesday service is at 7 p.m.St. Matthews Missionary Baptist ChurchSunday School is at 10 a.m. Morning Worship is at 11 a.m. Wednesday service is at 6 p.m. The church is located at 4156 St. Matthews Road in Caryville.Salem Free Will Baptist ChurchSunday School is at 10 a.m. Worship service is at 11 a.m. Evening worship is at 6 p.m. Wednesday service is at 7 p.m. Church is at 2555 Kynesville Highway in Alford. Sunny Hills First Baptist ChurchSunday School is at 9:45 a.m. Morning Worship is at 11 a.m. Evening Worship is at 6 p.m. Wednesday service is at 7 p.m.Unity Baptist ChurchSunday School is at 9:45 a.m. Morning Worship is at 11 a.m. Evening Worship is at 5 p.m. Wednesday services are at 6:30 p.m. The church is located at 3274 River Road in Vernon.Vernon First Baptist ChurchSunday School is at 9:45 a.m. Morning Worship is at 11 a.m. Evening Worship is at 6 p.m. Wednesday services are at 6 p.m. The church is at 2888 Church Street in Vernon.Wausau First Baptist ChurchSunday School is at 10 a.m. Morning Worship is at 11 a.m. Evening Worship is at 6 p.m. Wednesday services are at 7 p.m. The church is at 3493 Washington Street in Wausau.CATHOLICSt. Joseph The Worker Catholic ChurchSunday Mass is at 11 a.m. Tuesday Mass is at 9 a.m. The church is located at 1664 Main Street in Chipley.St. Theresa Catholic ChurchSunday Mass is at 9 a.m. Monday through Friday Mass is at 8 a.m. Saturday Mass is at 5 p.m. Adoration is the “ rst Friday after 8 a.m. Mass. The church is located at 2071 Sunny Hills Blvd and the Rectory is located at 2056 Sunny Hills Boulevard in Sunny Hills.CHURCHOF CHRISTChipley Church of ChristSunday morning bible study is at 9:30 a.m. Morning Worship is at 10:30 a.m. Evening Worship is at 5 p.m. Wednesday services are at 6 p.m. The church is located at 1295 Brickyard Road in Chipley.Spirit-Filled Church of God in ChristSunday School is at 9:45 a.m. Morning Worship is at 11 a.m. Evening Worship is at 6 p.m. Tuesday service is at 6 p.m. The church is at 2128 Pate Pond Road in Caryville.WASHINGTON COUNTY CHURCH LISTINGSSee CHURCH, A9


** Washington County News | Saturday, October 6, 2018 A9 EPISCOPALGrant Tabernacle AMESunday School is at 9:30 a.m. Morning Worship is at 11 a.m. The church is at 577 Martin Luther King Boulevard in Chipley.St. John AMEMorning Worship is at 11:30 a.m.St. Joseph AMESunday School is at 9:30 a.m. Morning Worship is at 11 a.m. Evening Worship is at 5 p.m. Tuesday services are at 7 p.m. The church is located at 1401 Monroe Shef“ eld Road, Chipley.St. Luke African Methodist Episcopal Church (AME)Morning Worship is at 11 a.m. Wednesday service is at 7 p.m. The church is located on Jackson Community Road.St. Mary African Methodist Episcopal Church (AME)Sunday School is at 10 a.m. Morning Worship is at 11 a.m. The church is at 1035 St. Mary Road, in Caryville.St. Matthews Episcopal ChurchMorning worship is at 9 a.m. The church is located on Highway 90 west in Chipley.EVANGELISTICVernon Evangelistic ChurchSunday School is at 9:45 a.m. Morning Worship is at 11 a.m. Evening Worship is at 6 p.m. Wednesday services are at 7 p.m. The church is located on Highway 79 in Vernon.Caryville Evangelistic CenterSunday School is at 10 a.m. Morning Worship is at 11 a.m. Evening Worship is at 6 p.m. Wednesday services are at 7 p.m. The church is located on Wrights Creek Road in Caryville, just north of Highway 90.HOLINESSHarris Chapel Holiness ChurchSunday School is at 10 a.m. Morning Worship is at 11 a.m. Evening Worship is at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday services are at 7 p.m. The church is 8 miles north of Caryville on Highway 179.Johnson Temple First Born HolinessSunday School is at 10 a.m. Morning Worship is at 11:30 a.m. Evening Worship is at 6 p.m. Wednesday services are at 6 p.m. Friday services are at 6 p.m. The church is located at 793 Orange Street, Chipley.Miracle Valley Spirit of HolinessSunday School is at 9:45 a.m. Morning Worship is at 11 a.m. Evening Worship is at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday services are at 7 p.m. The church is located 3754 Bunyon Drive, off Hig hway 77 near Sunny Hills.METHODISTChipley First United Methodist ChurchSunday School is at 9:50 a.m. Morning Worship is at 9 a.m. (contemporary service) and 11 a.m. (traditional service). The church is at 1285 Jackson AvenueEast Mount Zion United Methodist ChurchSunday School is at 10 a.m. Morning worship is at 10 a.m. Evening Worship is at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday fellowship meal and Bible study is at 6 p.m. The church is at 1590 Highway 173 in Graceville.Lakeview United MethodistMorning Worship is at 9 a.m. Thursday morning Bible Study 9 a.m. The church is located on Highway 279 near Five Points.New Hope United Methodist ChurchMorning Worship is at 11 a.m. Wednesday Bible Study is at 10 a.m. The church is located at on Highway 79 in New Hope.New Vision United Methodist ChurchSunday School is at 9:30 a.m. Worship is at 11 a.m. Wednesday night supper is at 5:45. Wednesday Bible Study is at 6:30 p.m. The church is located at the corner of Highway 77 and BlockerChurch Road in Greenhead.Orange Hill United Methodist ChurchSunday School is at 10 a.m. Morning Worship is at 11 a.m. The church is located on Sunday Road just off Orange Hill Road.Vernon United Methodist ChurchSunday School is at 9:45 a.m. Morning Worship is at 11 a.m.Wausau United Methodist ChurchSunday School is at 10 a.m. Morning Worship is at 11 a.m. The church is on State Road 77PENTECOSTALHouse of Healing United Pentecostal ChurchSunday School is at 1 p.m. Worship is at 2 p.m. Thursday Bible Study is at 7 p.m. The church is at 1816 Highway 90 in Chipley.Wausau Pentecostal HolinessSunday School is at 9:45 a.m. Morning Worship is at 10:55 a.m. Evening Worship is at 6 p.m. Wednesday services are at 6 p.m. The church is at 2201 Pioneer Road in Wausau.Rock Hill ChurchSunday School is at 10 a.m. Morning Worship is at 11 a.m. Evening Worship is at 6 p.m. Friday Night Worship is at 6 p.m. The church is at 339 Rockhill Church Road in Chipley.Trinity Pentecostal TabernacleMorning Worship is at 10 a.m. Evening Worship is at 6 p.m. Wednesday service is at 7 p.m. Turnin Point Home of the First United Pentecostal Church Sunday School is at 1 p.m. Worship Service is at 2 p.m. Bible Study Thursday is at 7 p.m.PRESBYTERIANChipley First Presbyterian ChurchSunday School is at 9:30 a.m. Morning Worship is at 11 a.m. Wednesday, night sing-along is at 6 p.m. The church is at Fifth Street and Watts Avenue Sunny Hills PresbyterianMorning Worship is at 9 a.m. Sunday School is at 10:30 a.m. The church is located at 3768 Country Club BoulevardOTHERBonnett Pond ChurchSunday School is at 9:45 a.m. Morning Worship is at 11 a.m. Evening Worship is at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday services are at 6:30 p.m. The church is at 2680 Bonnett Pond Road in Chipley.Christian Fellowship CenterSunday School is at 9:45 a.m. Morning Worship is at 11 a.m. Wednesday services are at 7 p.m. The church is located at 1458 Monroe Shef“ eld Road in Chipley.Christian HavenSunday school is h at 9:45 a.m. Morning Worship is at 11 a.m. Wednesday service is at 7 p.m.Church of God by FaithSunday School is at 10 a.m. Morning Worship is at 11:45 a.m. Tuesday service is at 7:30 p.m. The church is at 3012 Church Street.Church of God of ProphecyMorning Worship is at 9:45 a.m. Evening Worship is at 5 p.m. Wednesday service is at 6 p.m. The church is located at 1386 W. Jackson Avenue in Chipley.Courts of PraiseMorning Worship is at 10 a.m. Wednesday service is at 6:30 p.m. The church is at 1720 Clayton Road in Chipley.Cypress CreekSunday School is at 9:45 a.m. Morning Worship is at 11 a.m. Evening Worship is at 6 p.m. Wednesday service is at 7 p.m. The church is at 1772 Macedonia Road.Faith Covenant FellowshipMorning Worship is at 10:30 a.m. Evening Worship is at 6 p.m. Wednesday services are at 7 p.m. The church is on Highway 277 mile south of I-10.Family Worship CenterMorning Worship is at 10:30 a.m. Evening Worship is at 6 p.m. Wednesday service is at 7 p.m. The church is at 531 Rock Hill Church Road, Chipley.Graceville Community ChurchSunday School is at 9:45 a.m. Morning Worship is at 11 a.m. Evening Worship is at 6 p.m. Wednesday service is at 6 p.m. The church is at 1005 E. Prim AvenueGrahams ChapelMorning worship at 11 a.m. Tuesday Bible Study at 7 p.m. The chapel is at 1218 Campbellton Avenue in Chipley.Hard Labor Creek Community ChurchSunday School is at 10 a.m. Morning Worship is at 11 a.m. Evening Worship is at 6 p.m. Wednesday services are at 7 p.m. The church is at 1705 Pioneer Road 3 miles east of caution light.Holmes Valley Community ChurchSunday School is at 10 a.m. Morning Worship is at 11 a.m. Evening Worship is at 6 p.m. Wednesday service is at 6 p.m. The church is located at 3550Fannig Branch Road in Vernon.House of Prayer Worship CenterSunday School and Childrens Church is at 9 a.m. Morning Worship is at 11 a.m. Youth activities on Wednesday begin at 4:30 p.m. Praise and worship services are at 6:30 p.m. on Friday. The church is at 763 West Boulevard in Chipley. Impact Worship CenterSunday. Morning Worship is at 10 a.m. Thursday service is at 6:30 p.m. The church is located at 3006 New Hope Road Marianna.LibertySunday School is at 10 a.m. Morning Worship is at 11 a.m. Wednesday service is at 6:30 p.m. The church is at 3983 Creek Road in Vernon.McQueens Temple First Born Church of Living GodSunday School is at 10 a.m. Morning Worship is at 11:30 a.m. Wednesday service is at 7 p.m. The church is at 5681 Highway 79 South, Vernon.New Faith TempleSunday School is at 10 a.m. Morning Worship is at 11 a.m. The church is at 841 Orange Hill Road.New Foundation FellowshipMorning Worship is at 10 a.m. Wednesday service is at 6 p.m. The church is on Rock Hill Church Road.Northwest Florida Christian ChurchMorning Worship is at 10:30 a.m. The church is at 4465 Hig hway 77.Rhema Praise and Worship CenterMorning Worship is at 10:30 a.m. Thursday service is at 7 p.m. The church is at 763 West Boulevard in Chipley.Sunny Hills ChapelSunday School is at 10 a.m. Morning Worship is at 11 a.m. Evening Worship is at 5 p.m. Wednesday service is at 6:30 p.m. The church is at 4283 Hig hway 77. Pleasant G rove ChurchMorning Worship is at 9 a.m. The church is located at 2430 Shakey Joe Road in the Hinsons Crossroads Community.Tabernacle of Praise Church of GodSunday School is at 10 a.m. Morning Worship is at 10:45 a.m. Evening Worship is at 6 p.m. Wednesday service is at 6:30 p.m. The church is on Highway 77 South.The Living WordMorning Worship is at 10:30 a.m. Evening Worship is at 6 p.m. Wednesday service is at 7 p.m. The church is at the corner of Highway 77 and Blocker Road in Greenhead.White Double PondSunday School is at 10 a.m. Morning Worship is at 11 a.m. Evening worship is at 6 p.m. Wednesday service is at 6 p.m. The church is on Creek Road in Vernon.Yes Lord Deliverance COGICSunday School is at 10:30 a.m. Worship is at noon. Tuesday services are at 7 p.m. The church is at 739 Seventh Street in Chipley. CHURCHFrom Page A8 FAITHIf you would like to include an event in this list, email information to: news@ Emmanuel Assembly of God to host BBQ fundraiserGENEVA, ALABAMA … Emmanuel Assembly of God Church will host a BBQ fundraiser all day Saturday, October 6 at the church. Plates are $7 and will include barbecue pork, rice, baked beans, bread and cake. Boston butts will also be available for $25. There will also be a gospel sing at 6 p.m. on Sat-urday with the Coate Family. The church is located at 430 Skyline Drive in Geneva, Alabama. For more information call Linda Brown at 334-684-9123. Victory Tabernacle to host a fall festivalHARTFORD, ALABAMA … Victory Tabernacle will host a fall festival at 6 p.m. Saturday, October 6. There will be a peanut boil and a gospel sin with Straight and Narrow and fun and games for the kids. Bring a lawn chair. The church is located at 10005 East State Highway 52 in Hartford, Alabama. Cords of Love to host peanut boil and gospel singALFORD … Cords of Love Assembly of God will host their annual peanut boil and gospel sing at 4 p.m. Saturday, October 6 at the Alford Community Center. There will be singing, pea-nuts and fellowship. Several local groups are singing and we will have and open mic night. Bring your music, bring your instruments and bring your lawn chairs. The community center is located at 2562 Park Road in Alford. For more information call Reverend Lloyd Laycox at 850-849-6634. Sunny Hills Chapel to hold homecoming serviceSUNNY HILLS … Sunny Hills Chapel Church will hold homecoming services at 10 a.m. Sunday, October 7. Lunch will be served at noon. Bring a covered dish and enjoy friendship and fellowship. The church is located three miles south of Wausau on Highway 77. For more information call 850-548-5649. Holmes Creek Baptist to host Trevor Mr. Drama Thomas CHIPLEY … Holmes Creek Baptist Church will host Trevor "Mr. Drama" Thomas at 6 p.m. Sunday, October 7. Mr. Drama creates char-acters that people can laugh at, cry with and learn from. The event is free and open to all ages. For more information call the church at 850-638-1406. Holmes Baptist Association to host Crusade of HopeBONIFAY Holmes Baptist Association will host "Crusade of Hope" at 6:30 p.m. Sunday, October 7 through Wednesday, October 10, at First Baptist Bonifay located at 311 North Waukesha Street in Bonifay. Evangelist David Burton will be sharing about the Greatest Hope we have and how you can have a personal relationship with Jesus. Tuesday, October 9 will be "Sports Night" with special guest speaker, Bobby Bowden at Memorial Field in Bonifay beginning at 6:30 p.m. Each night is free and open to anyone who would like to come. Nursery is available as well as events for children and youth. 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AMENDED NOTICE OF SALE NOTICE is hereby given that pursuant to a Summary Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated February 23, 2018, and pursuant to an Order Rescheduling Foreclosure Sale dated September 26, 2018, wherein THE DELTONA CORPORATION is Plaintiff, and DAHLIA ANDREEN HARRISON, UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF DAHLIA ANDREEN HARRISON and UNKNOWN TENANT #1 are the Defendants, I will sell to the highest and best bidder at the front lobby of the Washington County Courthouse, Chipley, Florida, at 10:00 A.M., on Wednesday, the 14th day of November, 2018, the following described real property, as set forth in the Summary Final Judgment of Foreclosure, to-wit: Lot 1, Block 1078, Sunny Hills Unit Nineteen, in accordance with the Plat thereof as recorded in Plat Book 3, at Pages 65 through 69, of the Public Records of Washington County, Florida. Known as 2233 Gallagher Drive, Chipley, Florida. 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October 6, 2018 10-3550 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 14TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR WASHINGTON COUNTY, FLORIDA Case No: 18-230-DR Division: FAMILY LAW Sherry Lynn Snell, Petitioner and PAUL DAVID FITZPATRICK, Respondent NOTICE OF ACTION FOR PETITION FOR NAME CHANGE OF MINOR CHILD TO: PAUL DAVID FITZPATRICK 2386 SOD ROAD, BONIFAY, FL 32425 YOU ARE NOTIFIED that an action for MINOR NAME CHANGE has been filed against you and that you are required to serve a copy of your written defenses, if any, to it on SHERRY LYNN SNELL, whose address is 1651 SNELL ROAD, CHIPLEY, FL 32428, on or before OCTOBER 12, 2018, AND FILE THE ORIGINAL WITH THE CLERK OF THIS COURT AT P.O. BOX 647, CHIPLEY, FL 32428 before service on Petitioner or immediately thereafter. If you fail to do so, a default may be entered against you for the relief demanded in the petition. Copies of all court documents in this case, including orders, are available at the Clerk of the Circuit Court’s office. You may review these documents upon request. You must keep the Clerk of the Circuit Court’s office notified of your current address. (You may file Designation of Current Mailing and E-mail Address, Florida Supreme Court Approved Family Law Form 12.915.) Future papers in this lawsuit will be mailed or e-mailed to the address on record at the clerk’s office. WARNING: Rule 120.285, Florida Family Law Rules of Procedure, requires certain automatic disclosure of documents and information. Failure to comply can result in sanctions, including dismissal or striking of pleadings. Dated: 09/12/18 CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT By: Tracey S. Allen Deputy Clerk Sept. 15, 22, 29, Oct 6, 2018 10-3578 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR WASHINGTON COUNTY, FLORIDA File No. 18 CP 63 Division Probate PROBATE DIVISION IN RE: ESTATE OF JUDITA AUKSE MAMAITIS Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of Judita Aukse Mamaitis, deceased, whose date of death was April 29, 2018, is pending in the Circuit Court for Washington County, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is 1293 Jackson Avenue, Suite 101, Chipley, Florida 32428. The names and addresses of the personal representative and the personal representative’s attorney are set forth below. All creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedent’s estate on whom a copy of this notice is required to be served must file their claims with this court ON OR BEFORE THE LATER OF 3 MONTHS AFTER THE TIME OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR 30 DAYS AFTER THE DATE OF SERVICE OF A COPY OF THIS NOTICE ON THEM. All other creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedent’s estate must file their claims with this court WITHIN 3 MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE. 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K&LFarm, LLCGreen Peanuts for Boiling!!1567 Piney Grove Rd in Chipley Mon-Fri 8-6pm Sat 8-4pm 850-638-5002 260-5003/527-3380 14-foot Fiberglass boat, 35 HP Motor, with trolling motor $1300 or OBO. 16-Foot dual axal drive on trailer with 2000lb Wench $600 OBO 850-596-4545 French Style Patio Doors, 75X35, $250.00 set. Queen Mattress set, extra firm, never slept on, still in plastic! $200.00. 850-703-0704. I Buy good used furniture and antiques. The Carpenters Son. Contact 850-326-8232. Mr. BaseballBuying sports cards & memorabilia. 203-767-2407 Dump Truck DriverPart Time/Full Time Candidates should be able to load the truck. Day: 850-638-4630 Night: 850-527-2222 Apply at Corbin Auto Sales Office Snelgrove Surveying & Mapping, Inc.Now Hiring:Crew Chief and Instrument men with previous experience. Rodman -no experience necessary. Also, openings for Project Surveyor or S.I.T. Drivers license a must for all field crew personnel. Call 850-526-3991 for info. The Carpenter’s Son is hiring immediately for experienced furniture and cabinet makers. Call 850-326-8232 Executive OfficeSpace for rent downtown Chipley. (850)638-1918 Retail Store Space available.Main Street. Downtown Chipley. 850-638-1918 For Rent One Bedroom apartments for rent in Chipley. Convenient location. Stove and refrigerator furnished. No Pets. Smoke free environment. Call 850-638-4640. Publisher’s NoticeAll real estate advertising in this newspaper is subject to the Fair Housing Act which makes it illegal to advertise “any preference, limitation or discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, handicap, familial status or national origin, or an intention, to make any such preference, limitation or discrimination” Familial status includes children under the age of 18 living with parents or legal custodians, pregnant women and people securing custody of children under 18. This newspaper will not knowingly accept any advertising for real estate which is in violation of the law. Our readers are hereby informed that all dwellings advertised in this newspaper are available on a equal opportunity basis. To complain of discrimination call HUD toll-free at 1-800-669-9777. The toll-free number for the hearing impaired is 1-800-927-9275. 2BR/1BA house for rent at 1051 Falling Waters Road, Chipley, Florida, 32428 $620/MO $720/DEP The house is in the country has small back yard, stove refrigerator, well septic tank, CH/A, no pets application and references required. Contact 850-638-1918 For Rent. 4BR/2BA. Responsible person/couple. Reference/background check. $630/mth + utilities. 1st, last, & deposit. 3 miles from Chipley. 850-638-6414. 3BR/1 1/2 BA house for rent at 1504 Nearing Hills Circle, Chipley, Florida 32428 $795/MO $895/DEP House has own stove, refrigerator, well septic tank, CH/A no pets. Application and references required, Contact 850-638-1918. 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. 2/3/BR Mobile Homes For Rent $500/MO up. Cottondale area. Includes Garbage/ sewage/ lawn service. Electric $57 turn on fee. 850-209-8847 2BR/1BAMH For Rent $500.00/mth, $500.00/deposit. CH&A. In the country, lawn & water provided. No pets. 547-2043, 850-768-9670. For Rent. 3BR/2BA Singlewide, country setting. Smoke free environment, no pets. Avail Nov 1. $600mo/$600 deposit. Reference required. 850-373-6154. Mobile Home for Rent in the Bethlehem area. 2BR, furnished, single wide, includes washer & dryer. Call 850-547-2068. Mobile Homes Available. Three and two bedroom options, from $600/$650 month. Call Josh for details. 321-217-7746. 1344 Coleman, Chipley. House on Lake30 miles N of Panama City. 5096 Long Lake Ridge Dr., Chipley, FL $525,000 Call 850-832-9189 Hwy 79 Winery & Gift Shop Business with Building, 2.0 acs, Inventory, Furniture & Equipment $350,000 Call Mike Alvis 850-373-4531 Performance Realty 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 850-326-9109 CASH FOR CARS: We Buy Any Condition Vehicle, 2002 and Newer. Nation’s Top Car Buyer! Free Towing from Anywhere! Call Now: 1-888-995-2702 For Sale 2003 Honda Magna V4, 750 Cruiser motorcycle, Candy Blue, well taken care of, garage kept, one owner 24,000 miles. $800 Cobra Exhaust system, lots of chrome asking $3,000. 850-768-0184 Need a helping hand? Advertise in the Help Wanted Section in the Classifieds!


Washington County Business Volume 11, Number 1 Washington County, Florida October-November 2018 WE BELIEVE IN WASHINGTON COUNTY! By Brandon LoveringLEAD Washington County Steering ChairLeadershipƒ it may mean different things to different people, but the common theme is direction. Without direc-tion, there is no plan. Without a plan, there is no growth.The LEAD Washington County Steering Committee has spent the past year developing a new leadership program designed especially for Washington County. The inaugural LEAD Washington County Class came together Sept. 6 to begin a journey of personal leadership develop-ment, community exploration and purposeful, positive influ-ence on our Countys evolving environment.The programs 10-month curriculum includes days focused on key areas of: health care and human services, business and industry, agri-business, infrastructure, courts and government, education, Leadership class charged to be stewards of growth Meet LEAD Washington County Class #1 on PAGE 11Lovering The Class was welcomed by employees with ARC of WashingtonHolmes. Members join Washington County Council on Aging Director Anita Clark in a group shot at the facility. Penny Hagan discusses personality types after class members score their dominant style. Bret Brown takes class members on a tour of Washington Rehabilitation and Nursing Center. See CLASS, W11


Ted EverettExecutive DirectorHow many of you know what a Chamber of Commerce is really about and what it does for a community? Chambers vary in size and make-up in countries throughout the world. Still, the Chamber of Commerce is first and foremost a business that supports and advocates for businesses, like yours. Almost every tax dollar collected, has, as its root, a business that caused that dollar to happen. It is through businesses and commerce that our society thrives. So, it begs the question, who looks out for your businesses? Your Chamber of Commerce. Let me give you an example. Workmans comp is a big issue with all businesses, and one of the biggest insurance concerns in Florida with which businesses struggle. This issue has been discussed during Floridas legislative sessions many times. So, who talks to our legislators on behalf of our businesses? Your Chamber of Commerce does. When it comes to overregulation, it is the Chamber that raises this matter with our local legislators. After all, they are the ones that vote on legislated bills, so it is important that they hear from us … the Chamber and their member businesses. Locally, we do our best to help all businesses. As you may know, the Chamber administers the Chipley Redevelopment Agency (CRA) which is always trying to improve on ways we can help businesses within the CRA designated area both physically and legislatively. The Economic Development Council focuses on growth throughout the County by working with Julie DillardChamber PresidentLast week, I got in a tizzyŽ (aka stressed out). I had a huge districtwide program coming up where people werent pulling their weight, the end of the budget year was looming, I had just participated in a webinar taught by people who have no clue about what I do on the county level, there were interviews going on for a critical role in our organization and my son just called to tell me that he needed a new mouth-guard because the one I bought him the week before had been taken. There are just some things we cant control, but in my work life, Ive worked purposefully to control those stressors that negatively impact my attitude and productivity. Do you ever feel the need to just disconnect with technology? With cell phones practically attached to our hands, smart watches becoming the latest must-have gadget and fully functional laptops you can tuck in your purse or under your arm, its difficult to get away from technology. But Ill wager that its also a choice that we can control with some self-discipline. One of the most important things Ive learned is that an email or text doesnt necessarily warrant an immediate answer. Take some time to actually think through an answer or solution or whatevers being asked of you. Dont be afraid to tell someone that you need to think about it before you give an answer. And if you have a colleague that is constantly asking, Did you read that email I send you?Ž get in the habit of telling them No, but when I do, Ill have a well-thought out response to whatever it is that you need.Ž Turn off email notifications and minimize the program; setting times to check and respond to emails will help control the flood of information that can drown you. Another thing that has kept me sane is set a pretend my door is closedŽ policy. Unless Im on a long phone call or participating in a web meeting, my door is usually wideopen. But that doesnt mean that every time something pops into your head that Im going to stop what Im doing to talk. Im not going to stop working if you just need to chat. I may sound harsh, but once my train of thought is interrupted, its difficult for me to Page 2 Washington County Business Advocate October November 2018The views and opinions expressed in this publication are those of the Washington County Chamber of Commerce and are in no way associated with the Washington County News. Anyone with questions or comments regarding the content of this publication should contact the Washington County Chamber of Commerce at (850) 638-4157. Chamber Member Bene tsPROMOTES YOUR BUSINESS Vistors Guides & Relocation Packages Free Business Directory Listing Free Internet Directory Listing w/Free Local Media Coverage Referrals Use of Chamber Brochure/Business Card Racks Bi-Monthly Newsletter w/Spotlights on Member Businesses Business Card Services to New Members Advertising Opportunities in Newsletter/County Maps/Visitors Guide/Web A discounted subscription to the Washington County News for new and renewing members NETWORKING Third Thursday Breakfast Annual Chamber Membership Banquet KEEPS YOU INFORMED Our Newsletter, Membership Directory and Website, among other resources and publications, are outstanding information sources. PROVIDES A BUSINESS INVESTMENT Tax Deductible Chamber Investments EDC Investments and Opportunities to be involved in Economic Development Efforts in Washington County A message from the President A message from the Executive DirectorJULIE DILLARD, 2018 Chamber President A Publication of the Washington County Chamber of Commerce P.O. Box 457 Chipley, Florida 32428 (850) 638-4157Board of Directors Nicole Bare“ eld Washington County News Cindy Johnson-Brown Therapy World of Northwest Florida Julie Dillard UF IFAS Extension Washington County Terry Ellis WestPoint Home Michael Kozar Northwest Florida Community Hospital Brandon Lovering One South Bank Ricky Miller Rogers Insurance Agency Jan Page Community South Credit Union Ty Peel West Florida Electric Cooperative Rodney Sewell The Westerner William Steverson Kings Discount Drugs and Sporting Goods Darrin Wall Gulf Power Company Amy Wiwi Metric Engineering CHAMBER STAFF Ted Everett Executive Director Chris MacBlain Administrative Assistant TED EVERETT See PRESIDENT, 10 See DIRECTOR 10


October November 2018 Washington County Business Advocate Page 3 Third Thursday Programs & Sponsors Washington County Chamber members bene t from Chamber Perks As a member of the Washington County Chamber of Commerce, you have the power of more than 137,000 Florida Chamber members and 3 million Florida employees working together. Using the in” uence of the entire business community, The Florida Chamber of Commerce has negotiated savings and discounts on services that matter to you, such as: of“ ce supplies, shipping, health insurance, payroll processing, SPAM and virus protection and employee bene“ ts. We invite you to review the ChamberPerks bene“ ts and then do what thousands of other growing businesses have done „ take advantage of the time and money you will save by using Chamber endorsed services. Visit the WCC Chambers website at and click on ChamberPerks.OCTOBER 18 PROGRAM & SPONSOR: Washington County Chamber of Commerce Join us at Noon in the Specialty Center at Northwest Florida Community Hospital for October program and connecting with other Chamber members. NOVEMBER 15 MEETING Prior to the November program, the annual membership meeting will be held. We encourage you to attend and exercise your vote for election of new directors on the Chamber board. PROGRAM & SPONSOR: United Way of Northwest Florida United Way of Northwest Florida supports local health and human service agencies in areas of fundraising and advocacy. Our communities benefit through United Ways partnerships with health and human service agencies in Bay, Calhoun, Gulf, Holmes, Jackson and Washington counties. Your donations are connected to the agencies and programs that matter most to you.


By Steve AlfordSenior Vice President Global Manufacturing & Lean ImplementationStarting from a click of your mouse while sitting at home, to delivery of product at your doorstep the next day is now an every day occurrence. In order to meet the fast-paced demands of the American consumer, WestPoint Home has totally revamped the way we do business with a multi-year investment of capital into our facility in Chipley,Florida. Utilizing advanced Lean manufacturing methodology, WestPoint Home has designed a World Class E-Commerce delivery system, which can reliably ship nearly 100% on time deliveryŽ with zero mis-shipment within 24 hours of the receipt of theorder. The Grand Reveal was Sept. 18 with fantastic results. WestPointHome Chipley facility is set up to exceed the approximate doubling of demand for the2018 holiday peak season. OUR STORY In 2013, WestPoint Home celebrated 200 years of its heritage as a home fashion pioneer. Our legacy can be traced to Stevens, established in 1813, with the manufacture of woolen broadcloth. Throughout the past 200 years, WestPoint Home and the companies that represent our heritage have been leaders in the innovation, sale and (of course) fashion of home textiles, experimenting with new fabrics to meet our customers ever-changing needs. Our legacy is simple: quality, affordable, and fashionable products for every customer. And we still lead the way.Page 4 Washington County Business Advocate October November 2018 Business SpotlightWestPoint Home, Inc. invests in e-commerce delivery system


October November 2018 Washington County Business Advocate Page 5By Ted EverettEconomic Development OfficerRecently, Washington County was awarded a technical assistance grantof $35,000 for a comprehensive sewer and water study. The award was-made by the Department of Economic Opportunity (DEO), Flor-idas agency for economic development.The Chambers Economic Development Council put this grantopportunity forth to the county.This grant piggybacks on a previous study funded by Enterprise Florida, a sub agency of DEO.The study, authorized and paid for by Enterprise Florida, was designed to look at every rural county in Florida and determine suitable sites for eco-nomic activities.Leotta Location and Designs LLC performed this study. Victor Leottas firm has been involved in identifying sites and working with companies looking to expand or set up throughout the Southeast.Leottas firm identified 13 possible sites in Washington County and those sites were then ranked by the EDC in order of best to worse. Using this information, the EDC then wrote a grant that would seek to study ways to get water and sewer to the optimal sites as well as a study for possible new spray fields and/or a central site that in the future could be used by several of our municipalities.Discharging treated water is a big concern for the county and the City of Chipley.Look at it this way, if you cannot discharge effluent, you cannot have addi-tional businesses hook up to water lines thus limiting growth opportunities.We all want more job opportunities, new businesses that will help the Countys tax base.With this grant, we can start to develop a longer-term plan for addressing these issues that can and will have an impact on future growth. I will write a follow up article after the study is complete and we have a bet ter picture of what will need to be done to grow our future.Technical assistance grant to study best sewer, water sitesEverett Victor Leotta, seated in center, discusses the site selection process with members of the EDC.


Page 6 Washington County Business Advocate October November 2018 TDC Director Heather Lopez shares Washington Countys tourism pro“ le. September attendees enjoy a hearty lunch and network prior to the program. Brandon Lovering introduces the “ rst LEAD Washington County Class to the members. Vickie Williams with Community South Credit Union shares news of the credit unions plans for expansion and new services. [PHOTO COURTESY OF FOSTERFOLLYNEWS] Angela Klopf with United Way is introduced as the new Campaign and Resource Development Specialist for Calhoun, Holmes, Jackson and Washington counties. August-September Third Thursday Highlights


October November 2018 Washington County Business Advocate Page 7 The Ambassadors held at Cash Mob breakfast at Skins & Bubbas Obert Family Restaurant on Sept. 7. Ms. Barbi, far right, greeted Ambassadors, from left: Kathy Rudd with Woodmen Life, Wendy White with Washington County, Jennifer Adkison with Metric Engineering, and Lacy Laney with Inter-State Commercial Services. Sept. 4 BJs Grill owners Brandon and Jennifer Tompkins receive their “ rst dollar of pro“ t from Chamber Executive Director Ted Everett. BJs Grill is at 1176 Jackson Ave. in Chipley, Fla. Sept. 10 Washington County Academy of Varying Exceptionalities (WAVE) is the newest district school. Located at Roulhac Middle School in Chipley, Fla. Ribbon Cuttings Ambassadors Cash Mob


Page 8 Washington County Business Advocate October November 2018CHIPLEY „ Knocking on a million doors across the state, Florida Governor Rick Scott visitedWashington and Holmes counties Monday, Aug. 13, to remind voters of his track record and why they should open the door for him to represent the state as Senator at the nations Capitol in the November elections. In these photos, the governor mingles at Hard Labor Creek with Washington County Chamber of Commerce members and local residents.Gov. Scott meets Chamber during campaign stop


October November 2018 Washington County Business Advocate Page 9The Chamber is pleased to announce Sarah George as our new, full-time Administrative Assistant beginning in January 2019. Chris MacBlain will be retiring in December, and George is training part-time until then. George comes to the Chamber with a varied work history and has proven to be a quick study with an excellent work ethic. Her talents include the required computer skills along with website design, experience with a property appraisal business, banking, customer service and has outstanding organizational skills. Its exciting!Ž said George. Theres always something to do, and I like planning and I like to be creative.Ž George has a fiveyear-old daughter, Madilyn. Please welcome George next time you stop by the Chamber office.Sarah George joins Chamber sta George Ambassadors are Possum Proud!Washington County Chamber Ambassadors always represent the Chamber and TDC at local festivals, including the Possum Festival. The “ rst shift always sets up the table; featured here are, from left: Kathy Rudd with Woodmen Life, Jennifer Adkison with Metric Engineering, Nicole Mathews with Wells Fargo, and Wendy White with Washington County. Photo bombing courtesy of Chamber Executive Director Ted Everett. ƒ.Winners of the 2018 Women of Distinction awards presented by the Girl Scouts of the Florida Panhandle. Sandy Sims Eastern District general manager for Gulf Power Company, received the Diamond Award. Teri Cable with Florida Therapy Services received the Community Service Award. Shay Catrett of Bay Solutions and Dawn Veit were among the distinguished nominees. ƒ.. Washington County Commissioners Tray Hawkins and Steve Joyner each earned the Certified County Commissioner (CCC) designation from Florida Counties Foundation (FCF) in August.Sims Hawkins Cable Joyner Kudos to ...


the Board of County Commissioners and other governmental and commercial organizations to help with improving and creating new infrastructure in the places that show high growth potential. Your Chamber is focused on our member businesses and facilitating growth within the county. This is not all we do however. We offer leadership opportunities through Leadercast, and LEAD Washington County. Our Chamber members network with other members at our monthly Third Thursday lunch meetings and hear informative programs from the sponsors. They interact, share information and keep abreast on what is happening in our communities. We are working on some ideas that will bring our members together in other ways, as well. It is good to work hard but, also a time for fun is also needed. Follow us on Facebook and the Advocate, to see what we will be doing in the near future for our members. Remember, if you want to be a part of this organization and want to be involved, stop by and see me or give me a call … 850638-4157. We can get you and your business plugged into all kinds of ways to make a difference to you and your community. re-focus. I prioritize my most taxing tasks for mornings because thats when Im most productive. Ive made that clear in my office to the people I work with on a daily basis, but they also know that I will happily set up times to talk when we can both focus and work on a goal together. I feel pretty confident making this generalization: we are all juggling multiple balls in the air or spinning multiple plates regardless of our industry or place of employment. My best advice is to take control of the things that negatively affect you and clearly articulate to people you work with how you are going to positively work to change them to create a lessstress work life.Page 10 RENEWALS Business Evaluation & Appraisal, Inc. 2005 Central Panhandle Association of Realtors 2014 Chipola Area Habitat for Humanity 2000 CLS Technology, LLC 2014 Colonial Restaurant 2010 Commercial Property Investments 2008 Dermatology Associates 2001 Emerald Coast Hospice 2012 First Federal Bank … Chipley 2006 First United Methodist Church 1984 Floyd, Josephine R 2009 Goodwill Industries Big Bend, Inc. 2008 Heather N Wells, PA 2012 HomeTown Heating & Cooling 2017 Judy's Tropical Plants 1997 KW Photography LLC 2018 Main Street Market 2008 NHC Home Care 1989 Nick Dillard Construction LLC 2011 One South Bank 2007 Southeastern Surveying & Mapping 1998 Surplus & Salvage of Chipley 1980 TherapyWorld of NW Florida, LLC 2009Washington County Historical Society 2010 Woodmen Life Lodge 883 1984 NEW MEMBERS BJs Grill 2018 Membership Report DIRECTORContinued from 2 PRESIDENTFrom Page 2


October November 2018 Washington County Business Advocate Page 11public safety, and tourism. The class will also decide on a project „ one that incorporates ideas and concerns from its members, and creates a lasting impression on the County.LEAD Washington County is designed as a tool to sharpen and enhance the leadership skills of its members, while teaching them about opportunities, obstacles and day-today life in our county. Each member is charged to be a steward of growthŽ, to continue the skills they are learning, to invoke positivity in all they do, and spread the word that LEAD Washington County is a worthwhile effort for Washington County and its current and future leaders. The program has been and will be helped along the way by many community businesses, organizations and leaders donating time, transportation, and meals for the group. The commitment of time and talent from each class member is a testament to the bedrock creed of the Chamber: We believe in Washington County!Ž CLASSFrom Page W1Class member share a one-on-one meeting with NFCH CEO Michael Kozar. Ted Everett is the executive director of the Washington County Chamber of Commerce. Jennifer Adkison is the QA manager with Metric Engineering, and is on the LEAD WC Steering Committee. Shawna Nelson is an RN and program director with Northwest Florida Community Hospital. Richard CraigŽ Miller, Jr. is an Insurance agent with Rogers Insurance Agency. Heather Lopez is the tourism director for the Washington County Tourist Development Council. Marisa Clark Everett is vice president and Financial Center manager with First Federal Bank in Chipley. Nicole Bare“ eld is publisher of the Washington County News and HolmesCounty TimesAdvertiser. Tracy Lynette Andrews is the local manager with Gulf Power Company in Chipley. Carmen Smith is executive director of Chipola Area Habitat for Humanity Inc. Brandon Lovering is vice-president of One South Bank. Philip Horvath is the lead pastor at Rivertown Community Church in Chipley. The Washington County Chamber of Commerce has launched the first class of its new leadership development program. LEAD Washington County will provide a diverse group of emerging and existing leaders with opportunities to enhance their community knowledge, civic engagement and leadership skills so they may affect positive change in Washington County. Over the 10-month program, the Class will learn about all aspects of industry, health and human services and government in Washington County through in-field visits, trips and contact with current leadership. Class members also par-ticipate in programs that develop their personal leadership development, and, working as a team, have the opportunity to address a real-time need or problem in Washington County.For more information about LEAD Washington County contact the Chamber at 850-638-4157. The inaugural LEAD Washington County class members are as follows:LEAD Washington County announces rst class


Page 12 Washington County Business Advocate October November 2018 Presorted Standard U.S. PostagePAIDPermit #57 Chipley, FL 32428 Washington County Chamber of Commerce P.O. Box 457 Chipley, Florida 32428ADDRESS SERVICE REQUESTED Every Tuesday Noon „ Kiwanis Luncheon During Season Every Tuesday, Thursday & Friday (12-5 p.m. ) Farmers Market Open „ 685 7th St. Chipley Every Friday & 1st Saturday (9-12) 10 a.m. 2 p.m. -WC Historical Society Museum Open Every Wednesday 9-2 p.m. „ Vernon Hist. Historical Society Museum Open Monthly on 2nd & 4th Thursday Noon „ Chipley Lions Club „ Baileys1 4:30 pm-Vernon City Council Workshop 2 5:00 pm-W.C. Planning & Zoning Meeting Noon Friends of the Library Meeting 3 10:30 am … Chipley Garden Club 4 5 pm Chipley City Council Workshop 6:30 pm Sunny Hills Civic Assoc. Meeting 8 5:30 p.m. Wash. Co. School Board Meeting 9 6 pm Chipley City Council Meeting 6 pm Caryville Town Council Meeting 6 pm Ebro Town Council Meeting 11 Noon Chipley Womans Club @ Clubhouse 6 pm … Wausau Town Council Meeting 12 7 pm VHS Homecoming Football Game 12 7 -11:30 Live2Lead RCC Marianna 15-16 WC Schools Closed for Fall Break 15 4:30 pmVernon Town Council Meeting 16 3:30 pm … CRA Meeting @ Chamber 17 9 am … WC Commissioners Workshop @ Annex 11:30 am … Wausau Garden Club @ Wausau Town Hall 18 Noon WCCC 3rd Thursday NFCH Specialty Center 19 Noon … CHS Homecoming Parade 7pm … CHS Homecoming Football Game 24 Noon Master Gardeners Meeting 25 9 am … WC Commissioners Meeting @ Annex 27 4:30-6pm Chipley Trunk or Treat … Pals Park 31 HAPPY HALLOWEEN!October1-2 Fall & Holiday Showcase with Kirby Holt @ Vance Theater 1 10 am … TDC Workshop & Meeting @ Chamber 6:30 pm Sunny Hills Civic Assoc. Meeting 5 7 pm … Vernon Town Council Workshop 6 Noon … Friends of the Library Meeting 7 10:30 am … Chipley Garden Club 8 Noon Chipley Womans Club @ Clubhouse Noon … Chipley Lions Club Meeting 5 pm Chipley City Council Workshop 5 pm WC Planning Commission Meeting @ Annex 6 pm Wausau Town Council Meeting 9-11 Veterans Day PowWow 11 VETERANS DAY! 12 5:30 pm Washington County School Board Meeting 13 6 pm Chipley City Council Meeting 6 pm Ebro Town Council Meeting 6 pm Caryville Town Council Meeting 15 Noon WC Chamber 3rd Thursday @ NFCH Specialty Center 9 am … WC Commissioners meeting @ Annex 19 7 pm Vernon Town Council Meeting 19-23 WC Schools Closed Thanksgiving Holiday 20 3:30 pm … CRA Meeting @ Chamber 21 11:30 am … Wausau Garden Club @ Town Hall 22 HAPPY THANKSGIVING! 22-23 Chamber Office Closed 28 Noon Master Gardeners MeetingNovemberEvery Tuesday Noon „ Kiwanis Luncheon During Season Every Tuesday, Thursday & Friday (12-5 p.m. ) Farmers Market Open „ 685 7th St. Chipley Every Friday & 1st Saturday (9-12) 10 a.m. 2 p.m. -WC Historical Society Museum Open Every Wednesday 9-2 p.m. „ Vernon Hist. Historical Society Museum Open Monthly on 2nd & 4th Thursday Noon „ Chipley Lions Club „ Baileys Upcoming December Events . . 7 Chipley Christmas Fest & Parade 8 Wausau 10 am … and Vernon … 1 pm Christmas Parades 20 10 am 2 pm Chamber Open House 25 Merry Christmas