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Serving Wakulla County For More Than A Century Our 118th Year, 28th Issue Thursday, July 11, 2013 T w o S e c t i o n s Two Sections 7 5 C e n t s 75 Cents kulla County For More T h h h an A Century kulla County For More T h an A Centur y P u b l i s h e d W e e k l y R e a d D a i l y Published Weekly, Read DailyThe Opinion Page ...........................................................Page 4A Street Beat ......................................................................Page 5A Church.............................................................................Page 6A Obituaries .......................................................................Page 7A Community .....................................................................Page 8A School .............................................................................Page 9A Sports ...........................................................................Page 10A Outdoors ......................................................................Page 11A Water Ways ...................................................................Page 12A Sheriffs Report................................................................Page 13A Weekly Roundup ...........................................................Page 14A Fourth of July photos....................................................Page 15A Natural Wakulla ............................................................Page 16A Green Scene ....................................................................Page 1B Week in Wakulla................................................................Page 2B Thinking Outside the Book.................................................Page 3B Classi eds ........................................................................Page 5B Legal Notices ...................................................................Page 5B Comics .............................................................................Page 9B EarthTalk .......................................................................Page 10A INDEX OBITUARIES Mike Otho Mike Brand Rhonda Lorraine Cox Baxley John Matthew Big Matt Southside Martin Ian Sutz Mary Laverne Harris Willis newsThe Wakulla Page 15A Officials file financial disclosuresBy AMANDA MAYORamayor@thewakullanews.net Four of the ve county commissioners nancial disclosure forms are available for review. Commissioner Richard Hardens Form 6 has been turned in, however it is not yet accessible. Commissioner Howard Kessler holds the largest net worth, reporting an amount of $5,179,443. He lists five major assets, the largest being his investment account with Charles Schwab holding over $4.5 million. Under primary sources of income, Kessler lists ve, the largest coming from investment interest and dividends totaling over $80,000. Other income includes Social Security, medical exams, and properties in Wakulla County and Grady County, Ga. As a county commissioner he lists an income of about $1,911. Kessler listed no liabilities. Commissioner Jerry Moores disclosure showed that he seems to have his hand in the largest amount of baskets. Moore reported ownership of more than 20 different real estate properties that include commercial, residential, timber and raw acreage and with locations in both Florida and Georgia. Of the six liabilities found on Moores form, the largest amount reads $1,480,000 and belongs to 356 acres located in Crawfordville. Moore is involved with two real estate businesses. He is president of Jerry Moore Florida Operations as well as a managing member of Brown Bridge Partners LLC. Moore benefits from seven different sources of income second largest being the $34,000 earned as county commissioner. He reports a net worth of negative $188,070 as of June 10. Commission Chairman Randy Merritt reported a net worth of $282,000 as of June 26 with assets valued at about $135,000 and two sources of income. He listed ve different assets, the largest value was his home in Crawfordville. Merritt is a self-employed engineer and together with his county commission pay of $30,930, he earns over $100,000 a year. Merritts liabilities include a home mortgage of $240,000, a loan valued at $102,000, a line of credit with Suntrust Bank of $83,000 and credit card debt of $3,000. Commissioner Ralph Thomas reported a net worth of $17,315 as of Dec. 31, 2012. Turn to Page 3A Chairman Randy MerrittRichard HardenHoward KesslerJerry MooreRalph Thomas Net worth: $282,000Net worth: UnavailableNet worth: $5.1 millionNet worth: -$188,070Net worth: $17,315 Net worth of county commissioners:SOURCE: Florida Division of Ethics G o v S c o t t v i s i t s W a k u l l a Gov. Scott visits WakullaGovernor tells crowd that Everybody should be a RepublicanPHOTOS BY WILLIAM SNOWDENGov. Rick Scott addressing Wakulla Republicans at their fundraiser at Wakulla Springs Lodge. Wakulla Republicans socialize prior to the arrival of the governor. By WILLIAM SNOWDENeditor@thewakullanews.netGov. Rick Scott gave the keynote speech at the Wakulla Republican fundraiser this week, and touted his record of leadership as governor: Falling unemployment, budget de cit reduced, education budget increased, and a businessfriendly atmosphere that will continue to draw more jobs to Florida. Scott made the remarks in a speech at the fourth annual Ronald Reagan Blue Jeans and Black Tie Affair on Monday, July 8, at the Wakulla Springs Lodge. About 150 people attended the fundraiser, which included a silent auction for Ronald Reagan memorabilia. Besides trumpeting his achievements as governor, Scott said he believed that everybody should be a Republican based on the partys belief in the American dream. If you stop and think about it, everybody should be a Republican, he said. If theyre not, its our fault were not telling our story. He said the GOPs positions on jobs and business make America better for everybody. Scott noted that he announced he would run for governor on April 9, three years ago, and that nobody knew who he was. When his rst commercial aired, nobody gave him a chance, he said. Now, he said, speaking as governor, he was proof that Anything is possible. He also said that being governor of Florida is a great job and made the joke that he didnt want anybody to run against him for the post. Scott didnt mention former Gov. Charlie Crist by name, but he blasted the policies of the onceRepublican, now Democrat Crist who is a presumptive candidate for governor in 2014. During Crists tenure, Scott said the state lost 832,000 jobs and the unemployment rate rose from 3.5 percent to 11.1 percent. For his part, Scott touted the 330,000 jobs added during the past three years, and the jobless rate thats down to 7.1 percent, plus cutting more than $3 billion of state debt, and attracting national companies to Florida, such as Hertz. He also noted that for two years in a row, the K-12 education budget has been increased. State committee woman Tina Brimner presented Scott with a cowboy hat as a gift from the Wakulla Executive Committee. By AMANDA MAYORamayor@thewakullanews.net During the Sopchoppy city commission meeting on Monday, July 8, three new city council members were administered the oath of of ce and took their places in leather seats at the commissioners table. Glenn Rudd, Nathan Lewis and Eddie Evans joined Martha Evans and Lara Edwards to complete the citys ve-member city commission. Right off the bat, the new board was tasked with making an important decision a decision that had been controversial in years prior. In June, the management of the new Sopchoppy Pizza restaurant asked city commissioners to consider granting them permission to sell beer and wine at their establishment. Currently, in an effort to keep bars from planting themselves in town, Sopchoppy has strict regulations in place on alcohol sale and consumption. The then-board decided to put the issue on the agenda to bring back to the July 8 meeting, having to rst conduct a pubic hearing on the matter. Attorney Dan Cox explained that the current ordinance requires that 80 percent of seating must be restaurant-style, while up to 20 percent can be bar-style. Turn to Page 5ANew board gets down to businessCITY OF SOPCHOPPYApproval granted for alcohol sales at Sopchoppy Pizza JENNY ODOMThe family of Bill Stephens wearing T-shirts with his picture.SoggySopchoppy on Fourth of JulyStory and photos
Page 2A THE WAKULLA NEWS, Thursday, July 11, 2013 www.thewakullanews.comSpecial to The NewsA re was reported at Shell Island Fish Camp Motel in St Marks on Saturday, July 6. At 3:30 a.m., residents of a motel room awoke to the alarms of smoke detectors and found the room lling with smoke. After receiving a 911 call, units and re ghters from six stations of Wakulla County Fire Rescue responded. Wakulla sheriffs deputies arrived and assured that all were evacuated from the 15 unit motel building. Some residents continued to return to their rooms for belongings. Wakulla EMS Supervisor Acting Captain Mike Register arrived and reported that there was heavy smoke coming from the three end rooms of the structure. Fire units arrived shortly and found the re had spread to the attic and had penetrated to the roof in one area. Supply line was stretched to nearby hydrant as three attack lines were deployed. Fire ghters rst cut off the spread of the re and then extinguished the attic re in the room of origin. Units from St. Marks VFD, Wakulla Station VFD, Medart VFD, Sopchoppy VFD and Crawfordville VFD responded along with the on-duty Wakulla County re ghters. Fire Chief Mike Morgan told the crew that the aggressive attack saved the buildings and noted there was no re damage in any of the rooms. On rst approach re of cers feared that the entire roof of the building would be lost but quick action from the aggressive re ghters prevented any extension beyond what was on re upon arrival. An excellent job by all responders, starting with the WCSO Communication who again faced and met with success a fast paced situation that required a lot of coordination, said Chief Morgan.Special to The NewsA Wakulla County Sheriffs Of ce road patrol shift lieutenant and two deputies took part in a rescue of two juveniles who were kayaking in the Ochlockonee River but had capsized due to the wind and bad weather Friday, July 5 at 6:20 p.m., according to Sheriff Charlie Creel. Lt. Mike Kemp arrived at Walker Bridge and determined that two teenagers, a 17-year-old male and a 14-year-old female, both from Tallahassee, were capsized under the bridge and struggling in the rough waters. The teenagers were clinging to the kayak when their father, Brent Edward Zapata, 44, of Tallahassee jumped off the bridge in an attempt to assist them. All three struggled to swim in the choppy waters. Deputy Sean Wheeler arrived on scene and Deputy Billy Metcalf was assigned to retrieve the WCSO search and rescue boat. Lt. Kemp reported having dif culty observing the three Tallahassee residents in the water due to the high winds and heavy rain. Lt. Kemp did not feel he could wait on the WCSO vessel to arrive on scene and contacted a friend, Joel Wier, at the nearby Georges Lighthouse condominiums. Wier gladly assisted WCSO with the rescue operation and traveled out to the bridge with Lt. Kemp. Deputy Wheeler remained on top of the bridge maintaining visual contact with the struggling individuals in the water below. The three victims were assisted into Mr. Wiers boat and brought back to land without incident. A Florida Highway Patrol Trooper observed Deputy Wheeler driving quickly to the scene and attempted to assist the WCSO but lost control of his vehicle due to the poor weather conditions and hydroplaned into a ditch. The trooper was uninjured. Each day our road patrol deputies risk their own lives to protect the safety of others, said Sheriff Creel. Lt. Kemp and Deputy Wheeler did an outstanding job in making sure our Tallahassee visitors got out of the water safely so they can return to visit another day.Special to The NewsWakulla EMS and Fire Rescue responded to a violent near head-on crash in the Panacea area late on July 4. Both drivers were trapped in the vehicles and apparently were the lone occupants of each car. Both drivers were transported to the trauma center by EMS. Crews used two sets of hydraulic extrication tools to free the trapped victims. Crews from Ochlockonee Bay VFD Station 7 arrived quickly and began treating the injured. Members from Medart and the career re station in Crawfordville with WCEMS Medic3, R3, and R1. WCSO assisted with the injuries and shut down the highway and FHP responded to assist. Quick work from all crews assured a rapid extrication and transport to the trauma center. Good job by all rst responders as they worked quickly to assist the injured, said Fire Chief Mike Morgan.Kayakers rescued in Ochlockonee Bay PHOTOS SPECIAL TO THE NEWSFire trucks on the scene of a re at Shell Island Fish Camp. Fire ghters at Shell Island Fish Camp Motel. Fire at Shell Island Head-on crash in Pancea PHOTOS SPECIAL TO THE NEWSThe wreckage of vehicles involved in a near head-on crash on July 4. (PLEASE PRINT) Business name: ____________________Business contact: ___________ Business address: _____________________________________________ Business phone number ( ) _________FAX number ( ) __________ Email and/or web address (if available): ___________________________ Brief descrip on of why this business is deserving of this award: (include a separate sheet if necessary): ____________________________________ ____________________________________________________________ ____________________________________________________________ ____________________________________________________________ ____________________________________________________________ ____________________________________________________________ ____________________________________________________________ The Wakulla County Chamber of Commerce Invites you to Nominate your Favorite Business. The nomina ons for this award are solicited from the general public and are not restricted to being received from or required to be members of the Wakulla Chamber of Commerce. 2013 Wakulla Area Business Excellence Award Nomina on A Big THANK YOU TO OUR SPRONSORS!Your name ( Op onal ): ____________Your phone number: ( Op onal ) ( ) ____ Your email address: ( Op onal ) _____________________________________ Return the completed form to: Community Awards Commi ee, c/o Wakulla Chamber of Commerce, P.O. Box 598, Crawfordville, Fl 32327; or email to: email@example.com. You can also take your submission to the Chamber O ce in the Old Courthouse, 23 High Drive. DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSION IS AUGUST 12, 2013 Thank you for par cipa ng! The annual Wakulla County Chamber Business Excellence Awards Banquet will be held on September 19 at the Senior Center. Winners of the Wakulla Area Business Excellence as well as the Wakulla Chamber Business of the Year, Environmental Stewardship Award, Start-Up Business of the Year, Non-Pro t Organiza on of the Year and Chamber Member of the Year will be announced. The Wakulla County Chamber of Commerce is proud to once again announce our partnership with CenturyLink, a leading provider of Internet, TV and voice services, and WastePro, the Florida based company which is one of this countrys fastest growing solid waste collec on, recycling, processing and disposal companies in the country. These two organiza ons are being recognized as the tle sponsors of the 2013 Wakulla County Chamber Business Excellence Awards. The Wakulla County Chamber Business Excellence Awards and Environmental Stewardship Awards were established nine years ago to recognize a Wakulla County Chamber business that exempli es outstanding achievement and contribu ons to the community. For informa on on how to get involved with your local Chamber of Commerce, or for informa on on ckets to the event, contact the Chamber o ce at (850) 926-1848 or visit our website: h p://wakullacountychamber.comPRESENTED BY:
www.thewakullanews.com THE WAKULLA NEWS, Thursday, July 11, 2013 Page 3ABy AMANDA MAYORamayor@thewakullanews.netOn Friday morning, July 5, at the Crawfordville WalMart, there was cheering, laughing and the feverish clicking of cameras as the stores three male managers stood near the garden center entrance wearing dresses, bonnets and sporting ladies purses. Throughout the year, Wal-Mart raises money for the Childrens Miracle Network, which theyve supported for the past 26 years. Together with the help of Sams Club, more than $65 million has been raised for pediatric care through an annual fundrasing drive. Crawfordvilles WalMart raised more than $13,000 during this years six-week fundraising period, but it was the bargaining on one day that would earn the stores managers time to serve in womens clothing. Each manager had agreed to wear a dress at work if the associates could raise a certain amount of money each manager weighing in at different amounts. For Kevin Peacock the amount was $500, Tim Hobbs agreed to go in at $1,000 raised, while Richard Russell agreed if the funds got to $1,500. By 3:50 p.m. on the day of the bets deadline, the amount raised was a solid $500, locking in Peacock, but they crew still needed another $1,000 before 8 p.m. Needless to say, a lot of money came in the next four hours. During a 9 a.m. staff meeting, dozens of store associates gathered around to witness the fruits of their labor as their managers thanked them for all they had done, throwing in a few struts, hike of the skirts and some jovial twirling of their handbags borrowed from the stores ladies section. They worked hard for six weeks this was the least that we could do, said Peacock with a smile. Hobbs, who is transferring to the Wal-Mart on Apalachee Parkway in Tallahassee, went out with kind words both to and from his co-workers as he thanked them all for their hard work and friendship and they thanked him with the presentation of a going-away cake a cake and a dress. All I can say is wow, Hobbs said of the hard work that went into the fundraising. Its for a great cause. It was fun. Russell expressed his gratitude for the hard work of not only the associates, but the community and the customers as well. We cant do anything without the customers, he said. Each manager had agreed to different amounts of time when they agreed to get in on the action. Peacock wore his garb for three hours, Hobbs one hour and Russell all day. The $13,000 raised during this years six-week drive came from car washes, dog washes, a veteran support day fundraiser, cookouts, yard sales and the contribution by customers at the registers while checking out. The employees also had a sh tank located in the back room to collect any additional funds amongst themselves. According to Russell, after three straight years of raising money, Wakullas store has raised over $45,000 for Childrens Miracle Network. In last weeks story, Community members comes together to save land, it was reported that Wakulla county commissioners voted 4-1 to approve a list of about 10 properties to be foreclosed upon with Commissioner Richard Harden being the only vote against. The board actually voted 3-2, with opposing votes coming from both Harden and Commissioner Ralph Thomas. AMANDA MAYORWal-Mart managers Richard Russell, Kevin Peacock, and Tim Hobbs.In ladies clothing for a causeWal-Mart managers dress in womens clothes after associates reach goal for Childrens Miracle NetworkCorrectionFrom Page 1A Thomas listed two assets in the form of his home and bank account and one liability his home mortgage. Thomas earns income from two sources: Ameri rst Fnancial Corp in the amount of about $36,000 and Wakulla County earnings of $1,891.04. Sheriff Charlie Creel, as of December 2012, reported a net worth of $351,962 with assets totaling $199,000. For assets, Creel lists two: his Crawfordville home valued at about $220,000 and a money market account holding $40,000. Three liabilities total over $100,000. The sheriff listed three sources of primary income, the highest coming from an FRS investment plan in the amount of $116,900.44. Wakulla County Property Appraiser Donnie Sparkmans form listed a net worth of $175,000 as of June 1. Three listed assets include his home, a cabin in Liberty County and a bank account. Three liabilities come to about $150,000. Sparkman lists one primary source of income as the countys property appraiser, earning $98,933. Brent Thurmond, clerk of circuit court, is valued at $337,000 as of December 2012. He lists four assets, which include real estate holdings ve Wakulla County real estate properties and two North Carolina properties totaling about $231,600 as well as Individual Retirement Accounts totaling $101,054, cash on hand of $23,403 and a money market account totaling just over $8,000. Thurmonds liabilities include his $24,761 mortgage and a credit card debt of some $4,000. His lone source of income comes from his position as clerk of court, which earns $95,854. Supervisor of Elections Buddy Wells reported his net worth to be $665,705. Seven total listed assets include three real estate properties, a $36,000 life insurance cash value and other investment accounts. Three listed liabilities total about $209,000. Wells receives income from two sources: As supervisor of elections he earns $81,996 and a rental property in Crawfordville earns him about $10,000. Tax Collector Cheryll Olah had yet to le her nancial disclosure forms. As of December 31, 2012 Superintendent of Schools Bobby Pearce reported a net worth of $63,400 with two assets listed his Wakulla home worth $230,000 and an ING Annuity investment worth $9,600. Pearces listed two liabilities which include a $229,000 mortgage and an account with Centennial Bank totaling a little over $2,000. Pearce earns income from two sources: His pool maintenance service business earns $8,500 while his position as superintendent brings in $81,219.O cials le nancial disclosuresTALLAHASSEE, July 2 Elected of cials, judges and certain state employees have started to send in their annual nancial disclosure forms that for the rst time are being posted on the Florida Commission on Ethics website. A majority of the individual reports still have not been posted. But most will become available in the next few days, said Commission on Ethics Operations Director Kerrie Stillman. This is the rst year that the disclosure forms are being posted online by the commission, which has been given a little more teeth to get all 38,000 people who are required to le to do so. Previously, the public had to request the information from the state agency, speci cally asking for each individuals records and then wait for the paperwork. For those of cials who missed the July 1 deadline, there is still plenty of time: the commission cant begin issuing nes, $25 a day, up to $1,500, until Sept. 1. News Service of Florida Information a few clicks away
Page 4A THE WAKULLA NEWS, Thursday, July 11, 2013 www.thewakullanews.com Letters to the Editor The Wakulla News welcomes your letters. You can email it to firstname.lastname@example.org, mail it to P.O. Box 307, Crawfordville FL 32326 or drop it off at The News of ce, 3119-A Crawfordville Highway. Letters are published as space becomes available and must include the authors rst and last name, mailing address and telephone number for veri cation purposes. Only the name and town will be published. One submission per person per month. Letters are edited for style, length and clarity.readers speak out The Opinion Page The Wakulla News (USPS 664-640) is published weekly at 3119-A Crawfordville Hwy., Crawfordville, FL 32327. Periodicals postage paid at P.O. Box 307, Crawfordville, FL 32326-0307. Phone: (850) 926-7102. POSTMASTER: Send address changes to: The Wakulla News, P.O. Box 307, Crawfordville, FL 32326-0307.The Wakulla NewsPublisher Emeritus: William M. Phillips Family (1976-2006)All subscriptions to The Wakulla News become due and payable one year from the time the subscription is purchased.In County $32/yr. $17.50/6 mo. Out of County $42/yr. $24/6 mo. Out of State $44/yr. $26/6 mo.Editor: William Snowden ............................................email@example.com Reporter: Amanda Mayor ........................................firstname.lastname@example.org Advertising: Lynda Kinsey .......................................email@example.com Advertising/reception: Denise Folh ...........................firstname.lastname@example.org Production Coordinator/IT: Eric Stanton ............email@example.com NATIONAL NEWSPAPERFOUNDATION NATIONAL NEWSPAPERBlue Ribbon AWARD WINNINGNEWSPAPER MEMBER Most popular stories online: A childs question of Are we there yet? follows us through life Community members come together to save land National Weather Service: Flood warning for St. Marks On the trail of Wakullas cottontail rabbits Chamber partners with CenturyLink, Waste Pro to honor business excellence Seeing the sights of London can be a challenge FWMA: Life with the animals In May, Riversink students helped KWCB pick up 200 pounds of litterthewakullanews.com Follow us on Frustrated with school testing Wetlands: Dont kill the golden goose ank you, Sopchoppy volunteers Boards wetlands vote is sad twistRemembering a particular Fourth of July at homeREADERS WRITE: By AMANDA MAYOR Greetings all! My hope is that you had a happy, safe and dry 4th of July. I spent mine in Tallahassee, where I was planning to attend a show held every year in the Summerbrooke subdivision located on the north side of town, only to learn later that most if not every City of Tallahasseerun reworks show was canceled, leaving us no choice but to walk around the neighborhood hoping to glimpse someones homemade tribute to our nations independence. It was the wettest Fourth I can remember, but Im OK with low key. Walking around watching residents set their reworks off safely reminded me of one paricular year with my family. My parents own a ve acre lot in Crystal River, of which maybe only about an acre is cleared lets face it, I really have no idea what an acre looks like but it is enough for our home, a pool and a decent-sized side and front yard. We used put on our own reworks show in the side yard an event which never ceased to cause me annual stress. Throughout the years, our family rework sessions slowly progressed from the good ol foolproof sparkler and those poppers that you throw on the ground where they explode with a sharp pop, to all manner of mortars and high-rise exploding contraptions sparks and combustions galore. The family would spend the Fourth grilling, swimming and then, after dark, my dad and older brother would put on their own rendition of a show. Nerve-racking stuff when you consider the obvious potential for unwanted explosion or poorly timed ignition mixed with too-slow reactions, or the possibility that sparks could catch one of the leaves of one of the many tall trees or worse the roof of the house. Those were my yearly worries. Worry wart? No, not me. My parents always seemed confused as to why I either seemed indifferent towards our reworks purchases on any particular Fourth, or why I never wanted to help set them off. But I was perfectly ne with a sparkler or two sitting off a safe distance away, thank you very much. As it turned out, my concerns were not unwarranted as, during a particularly dry year, one rework shot up, exploded into pretty celebratory blooms, then, as the sparks began to fall, normally fading into nothing before reaching the ground, a few landed in the brush a ways off. Shortly after, a dancing glow could be seen off in the distance. That was the end of the annual Mayor family reworks show. I hope you all had better luck with your reworks than we did that year.Amanda Mayor is a reporter for The Wakulla News.Editor, The News: I have a student at Wakulla High School entering the 12th grade. When FCAT was taken for his 10th grade year, he missed the needed score by two points. We were advised by the school that he could take the ACT and if he scored an 18, that would satisfy the FCAT requirement. He took the test in December 2012 and successfully received an 18. Imagine how we felt with that off our plate! Just as we were ready to sit back and enjoy the rest of his junior year we receive a letter advising that the Department of Education changed the ACT requirement in January 2013 to 19. Students who had taken the FCAT prior to January, 2013 were no longer meeting the requirement and theirs scores would not be grandfathered in. How many times are we going to beat our children down and change the rules? Has DOE or WHS gured out yet that some children just do not test well? We are left without any options except to keep testing. UNFAIR! Audri Hill Crawfordville Editor, The News: I would like to thank all my volunteers who showed up to help with the gates at the Sopchoppy Fourth of July Celebration. We were better known this Fourth as the Sopchoppy Ducks because everyone was wet, but they were all very dependable. I had a few gate people who stayed all day to help if someone didnt show up. A big thank you goes out to all my gate volunteers and also to all the food vendors and other vendors who stayed through all the rain we had. These people are very hard working and dependable people. We want to thank them again for all their dedication and hard work. Even though we were all wet some more than others but we had a great time. Juanita Cantrell SopchoppyEditor, The News: For years, Wakulla County commissioners have been spending thousands of our property-tax dollars to promote tourism, especially ecotourism. At the same time, these commissioners have been bragging about becoming the future home of an environmental institute funded by taxpayers of Florida. That all makes sense since the watery wilderness of Wakulla County is unique in Florida for being a paradise for shing, hunting, boating, biking, swimming, picnicking, photographing and more. But, in one of their most head-scratching recent decisions, four commissioners voted to allow more poisons into our wetlands by striking down county regulations that keep construction at bay. The only people apparently happy about this are developers, builders, realtors, and commissioners themselves. Two of the commissioners might see their vote to weaken wetlands as an opportunity to increase their income since they are builders and land developers, and have developer friends. Neither of the two seemed to care on June 17, that their vote looked more like a blatant move to get richer than do good. The other two commissioners argued that property rights were more important than protecting wetlands. One of them stressed that our troops died for property rights, so wetlands must suffer. Thats a sad twist of the noble cause for which our brave citizens and armed forces have fought and died. Their deaths protected our nation, which was created to promote the general welfare of all people. In other words, no property owner can use land in ways that hurt other people. Thats why commissioners have the power to order property owners to cut down weeds, get building permits, get rid of garbage. Would commissioners want to strike down sewer hook-ups and septic tanks to protect property rights? Simply stated, all of us have property rights over the wetlands; they exist for the betterment of all of Gods creatures, and, especially us, the people in Wakulla County. Now lets look at July 15: It appears one power-dizzy commissioner has gone a step further by proposing to abolish Wakulla Countys entire wetlands protection law and let the state do the job. The commissioners say 65 counties let the state protect their wetlands, so why shouldnt Wakulla? For an answer, one glance at the whole state of Florida suggests that the states protection of the wetlands is no protection at all. For proof, check out South Florida, West Florida, North Florida, Central Florida, or any part of dried-up Florida, and know that Florida is one of the states with the most aggressive wetlands destruction. So heres the question: How could abolishing our wetlands protection be good for us or Wakulla Countys reputation? For sure, it could damage our future. We are on the brink of an environmental boom in this county that promises to create a good living for decades to come. But how can Wakulla County continue to be environmentally unique if it takes only three commissioners to turn this county into environmental hypocrites? Dana Peck Ochlockonee BayEditor, The News: In the recent editions of The News, weve had thoughtful letters from Jack Rudloe, Emily Smith, the Rev. Perry Sanders, Eugene Watkins, Mary Pat King and James Hennessey concerning wetlands protection. Not only thoughtful, these letters were scienti cally based, historical and referential (Watkins history of the Tampa Bay area). The Rev. Sanders commented on the great changes, for the worse, which the county has suffered, destroying what was once a Sportsmans Paradise. But what I found completely strange and ironic was Ms. Cynthia Websters letter in the July 4 edition on misplaced tantrums. Language like that and words like venom and threatening anger or hostility and name calling do nothing to advance the discussion. Unfortunately, its Ms. Websters comments that advanced the interests of a very small but powerful group over the interests of citizens. I attended the meeting and read every letter on the subject. No venom I could see. I submit this: Such has been the patient sufferance... and is now the necessity which constrains them to alter their former systems of government... let the facts be submitted to a candid world... refus(ing) to assent to laws, the most wholesome and necessary for the public good. Refus(ing) to pass other laws for the accommodation of large districts of people... called together legislative bodies at places unusual, uncomfortable, and distant from the depository of their public records for the sole purpose of fatiguing them into compliance with his measures, for imposing taxes on us without our consent. Pretty strong language? Venomous stuff? Angry? Hostile? Sound familiar? Excerpts from our own Declaration of Independence, which I believe we just celebrated. Part of the colonists bill of particulars against King George. So, I guess, actually, King George had nothing to say much about his policies but a lot to say about the guys commenting on his policies, because he sure was losing on the message then sent a lot of troops over to make sure his policies were followed by the messengers he was criticizing. Look, the wetlands ordinance was worked on for over one year. It was the result of much hard work by a signi cant number of people. All citizens were invited to have input. All meetings were advertised. Citizens were accommodated and invited to comment with two comment sections per meeting. But the charge of the committee was protecting the wetlands, not line the pockets of a very small group of landowners and developers. Its common practice, when you lose on the policy and message to complain and criticize the messengers. So, I would have to ask Ms. Webster, where was she through all the meetings of the committee, all the two citizen input sections we had at each meeting, and where was she when policies, especially the taking section of the ordinance was discussed and developed over the long course of the committees tenure? Ms. Websters Fifth Amendment concerns have been dealt with through case and common law, both at the state and federal level. There was no attempt at unreasonable taking and there have been no unreasonable takings. I will say this though, if Commissioner Randy Merritts proposal goes through, Commissioner Jerry Moore stands to make an awful lot of money, as an awful lot of his lands are wetlands and if allowed to be lled will do nothing for our natural environment but a lot to do with the environment of his personal pocket book. As one speaker, a local sherman, so eloquently said at the meeting, construction is so short term, its unbelievable. Our wetlands are so long term and important... Theres shermen, 200 or 300, jobless at the moment because our wetlands are not healthy. When we go to building in them or protruding in them its just going to make the problem worse... Building houses is not the answer. Putting in more attractions that would boost the economy. Whats our answer then? Showing up at next Mondays Board of County Commissioners meeting. Speak at Citizens to be Heard or at Commissioner Richard Hardens agenda item on repealing the entire wetlands ordinance. Dont be venomous nor throw a tantrum. Just show up, as the sherman did, and speak your truth and lets not let these people kill our golden goose. Hugh Taylor Crawfordville
By RICHARD BICKFORDSpecial to The NewsIf you have seen a vehicle around town that looks like a race car all decked out in decals, youve seen Greg Bickfords 2010 Mustang that he and his father, Richard, will be driving this summer in a road rally sponsored by Rally North America. This road rally is not a race, but a structured driving event that has each team looking for secret checkpoints along the way. Rally North America is a not-for pro t organization that selects a worthy beneficiary every year and coordinates a road rally, with car owners from all over the United States participating, to raise money for the bene ciary. The rally in 2011 was for the Intrepid Fallen Heroes and raised $15,000, and in 2012 it was for the accelerated cure for Multiple Sclerosis and raised $63,000. The bene ciary of this years rally will be Camp Sunshine which is a wonderful organization in Maine that helps children with life threatening or terminal illnesses. Families from all over the country attend week long programs free of charge. Last year 25 families from Florida went to Camp Sunshine. The 2013 rally will be Rally New England with 85 teams participating from all over the United States. Before the rally KickOff in Ithaca, N.Y., the teams will take laps on Watkins Glen International Raceway then the next morning the teams will depart and make their way to Rutland, Vt., stopping at Devils Bowl Speedway. On day two the teams drive from Rutland to Lewiston, Me., with a stop at Camp Sunshine on Maines Sebago Lake. Day three will take them to Oxford Plains Dragway before leaving Maine on their way to the nish line in Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada. Each of the 85 teams are responsible for paying a $225 entry fee which covers the cost of track rental fees and making decals and shipping them. Each team must also make a minimum donation to Camp Sunshine of $75. They also pay their own hotel fees, gas, food and miscellaneous costs, team expense are estimated to average around $2,000. Each team has a dedicated donation page to raise money for Camp Sunshine; the goal set by Rally North America for the camp is $80,000. All donations the teams receive go directly to Camp Sunshine and are not used to cover any personal/team expenses. Team Tallahassee would like to thank the many individuals and the following local businesses Gulf Coast Lumber & Supply, Ace Home Center, White Elephant, Front Porch Florist, Luxury Cruise & Travel, Gulf Coast Landscape & Sod who all donated to Camp Sunshine on behalf of Team Tallahassee. Greg and his dad, Richard, are seeking additional sponsors for donations to Camp Sunshine and/ or merchandise that can be auctioned off at the event. Greg would love to display decals of your business on the Team Tallahassee 2010 Mustang for a $30 donation. For additional information you can reach Greg at (850) 251-1100, or Richard at (850) 9268136. www.thewakullanews.com THE WAKULLA NEWS, Thursday, July 11, 2013 Page 5A < STREET BEAT > Random, man-on-the-street interviews with Wakulla Countians. This week's question: If you could live anywhere in the world, where would that be?BILLY DEAN MusicianDean Acres near Nashville, the bayside of the Plantation on St George Island, and San Diego. NOREEN BRITT Parks & RecRight here! JODIE BARNES HousewifeJust a small, small town on a river somewhere with lots of acreage. JAMES LLOYD HARVEY RetiredColorado. CODAN GARRISON Production TechnicianOregon. Compiled by Lynda Kinsey Local driver participating in road rally for charity SPECIAL TO THE NEWSThe black 2010 Mustang Greg Bickford will drive in Rally North America. 000EWP9 all akullas inest Sandy Lott 850 926-1010 Mary Applegate 239-464-1732 David Rossetti 850 591-6161 850926-1011734 Shadeville Rd, Crawfordville FL, 32327 Scan Mereo and short sale specialists our ome own ealtor LOCAL SAVINGS.850-778-40001700-14 N Monroe St Tallahassee Some discounts, coverages, payment plans and features are not available in all states or all GEICO companies. GEICO is a registered service mark of Government Employees Insurance Company, Washington, D.C. 20076; a Berkshire Hathaway Inc. subsidiary. GEICO Gecko image 1999-2012. 2012 GEICO Erectile Dysfunction Drugs May Be Dangerous To Your HealthFREE book by doctor reveals what the
Page 6A THE WAKULLA NEWS, Thursday, July 11, 2013 www.thewakullanews.com Wakulla Worship Centers Medart Area Crawfordville Area Sopchoppy Coastal Wakulla Station 9:30am Worship Service850-745-84123383 Coastal HighwayChrist Church AnglicanWednesday 6:00 pm Dinner 6:45 pm Bible Study Children, Youth and Adult Bible ClassesThursday 10:00 am Adult Bible StudyThe Rev. John Spicer, RectorSunday Nursery available Pastor Vicar Bert MatlockChurch 926-7808 Pre-School 926-5557Bible Class 9:00 a.m. Worship 10:00 a.m. Pre-School M-F (3-5 Years)Trinity Lutheran Church of Wakulla County Hwy. 98, Across from WHS Web site: Lutheransonline.com/trinityofwakulla Ochlockonee BayUnited Methodist ChurchSunday Worship 9 a.m. Adult Sunday School 10:30 a.m.Pastor Kevin Hall(850) 984-0127 Sopchoppy United Methodist ChurchSunday School 9:45 a.m. Worship 11 a.m.Pastor Kevin Hall850-962-2511 Wakulla United Methodist ChurchSunday Contemporary Service 8:30 a.m. Sunday School for all ages 10 a.m. Sunday Worship 11 a.m.1584 Old Woodville Rd. Wakulla Station 421-5741 Pastor Susie Horner 1st Crawfordville United Methodist ChurchPastor Mike Shockley 926-7209 Ochlockonee & Arran Road Come Grow With Us www.crawfordville-umc.orgSunday School 10:00 a.m. Worship 11:00 a.m. Sopchoppy Church Of ChristCorner of Winthrop & Byrd St.Sunday: Bible Study ...9:30 a.m. Worship ...................10:30 a.m. Evening Worship .............5 p.m. Wednesday: Bible Study ...7 p.m. Visitors are welcome! Home Bible Courses available please call for details, 962 2213 Schedule of Services SUNDAY: Refreshments Sunday School Worship Prayer WEDNESDAY: Supper Pioneer Club: Youth and Adult Classes 9:30am 10:00am 11:00am 6:00pm 6:00pm 6:30pm Pastor John S. Dunning (From Rhema Bible Training Center) www.ochcc.org Blood Bought Word Taught Spirit WroughtSpirit Life ChurchPentecostal 962-9000 2889C Crawfordville Hwy 850.926.9308 bigbendhospice.org Were Here to Share the Journey... Sunday School........................10 a.m. Sunday Worship ......................11 a.m. Evening Worship .......................6 p.m. Wednesday Service ..................7 p.m. & Youth Service ........................7 p.m. Royal Rangers ...........................7 p.m. Missionettes ..............................7 p.m. Ivan Assembly of God202 Ivan Church Road Crawfordville Pastor, Daniel CookseyCome & Worship With Us926-IVAN(4826) religious views and events ChurchHonoring Your Loved One In PrintFREE Standard Obituaries in The Wakulla News & Online (850) 926-7102 Your church ad here! (850) 926-7102 Homecoming Revival at Faith HolinessFaith Holiness House of Prayer Ministries will celebrate its 15th Homecoming Revival on Wednesday, July 10, through Friday, July 12, at 7 p.m. nightly with Evangelist Keith Thomas. Homecoming service on Sunday, July 14, at 10 a.m. with Evangelist Elizabeth McCormick from Southport. There will be singing and morning message with dinner following on Sunday. Come out and worship with us and be blessed. Faith Holiness is located at 736 Woodville Highway. For more information, contact Pastor Cris Thomas at 421-1324 or Assistant Pastor Glinda Raker at 926-1331. Charlotte Temple to hold garage saleCharlotte Faith and Deliverance Temple is having a garage sale on Saturday, July 13, beginning at 8:30 a.m. Miss this and you miss a treat. Charlotte is located at 155 BrownDonaldson Road. For more information, call 408-0167. Holy Ghost Revival set at Charlotte Temple next weekCharlotte Faith and Deliverance Temple will be having a revival starting Wednesday, July 17, through Friday, July 19, beginning at 7:30 p.m. nightly. The Holy Ghost Revival will feature Brother Michael Barwick and his team presiding. Charlotte is located at 155 BrownDonaldson Road. For more information, call 408-0167. Primitive Baptist churches plan an eight-day revival Mount Beasor Primitive Baptist Church, 29 Winthrop Avenue, Sopchoppy and Friendship Primitive Baptist Church, 165 Friendship Church Road, Crawfordville, have announced that a special eight-day revival meeting is scheduled for Sunday, July 21 through Sunday, July 28. Evangelist Lindon Frost, a dynamic speaker and teacher of Jasper, Ala. will minister nightly. Starting times for the eight-day event are 6 p.m. on July 21 and 7 p.m. nightly on July 22-24 at Friendship P.B. Church. Services start at Mount Beasor on July 25-27 at 7 p.m. nightly and 11 a.m., Sunday, July 28 for homecoming celebration (160 years). There will be special singing every night and a fellowship luncheon following the Sunday morning worship service on July 28 at Mt Beasor. Elder Bruce Taylor, Pastor of Mount Beasor, and Pastor Michael Hall of Friendship extend a cordial invitation to all for this special time of spiritual enrichment and fellowship. For more information, transportation and/or directions, call 926-1513 or 509-5760.Trying to keep my sanity in a politically correct world OUT TO PASTORBy JAMES L. SNYDERAll through my life, I have been awkward when talking to someone of the opposite gender. I had thought by the time I got to this stage of life, postyoung, I would have left a lot of this behind. Just when I think I have a good handle on this situation, something happens setting me back at least two generations. I was doing ne until I heard a news report giving information that the word freshman was no longer a politically correct word to use when speaking of college students. They are now referred to as FirstYear Students. According to this report, the word freshman is offensive to women. How and why it is offensive, they never did say but being in a politically correct world this word may no longer be used. This is where my confusion comes in. I wish they would come and explain to me how this word offends them. This word has been used for generation after generation and this is the rst time it is hurting certain individuals. I brought this to the attention of the Gracious Mistress of the Parsonage to see if maybe she could shed a little bit of light on the situation. Unfortunately, she was as much in the dark about this as I was. I try to keep up with the latest trends and I must say that I am around 18 years behind my schedule. Frankly, I do not know why anybody wants to be politically correct. Being the sensitive kind of person that I am, I am going to give it the old college try. I sat down with my wife and we began to gure out how I, a very sensitive and politically correct person, could address somebody of the opposite gender. I guess I can still call them women, I said with a degree of certainty in my voice. My wife looked at me and slowly shook her head. Im afraid that the word women, is offensive to some of these politically correct individuals because the word ends in men, which is a masculine gender. I looked at her and scratched my head vigorously. It also applies, she continued, with the word woman because it also ends with the masculine man. I never really gave this much thought before. It never occurred to me that the last three letters of a word could be offensive to someone to the point that they are offended by that word. So, I said rather thoughtfully rubbing my chin, I will have to begin calling those individuals females. I smiled and thought I had come up with a solution. I looked at my wife to get her approval. Shaking her head, she said, That word is not acceptable anymore, either. If you look at the word, you will nd that it ends in the word male, and as you know that is masculine. I am really getting bogged down with all of this political correctness nonsense. How people can be so sensitive to be upset by a word. Well, I said in a little bit of desperation, I guess Ill just have to call them lady. Not so fast, she said looking at me. How do you spell lady? The rst three letters spell the word lad, and everybody knows a lad is a boy. It has been a long time since I have been this frustrated. For the life of me I do not intend to offend anybody if it all possible. I am just getting to the point where I am not sure it is going to be possible not to offend persons of the opposite gender. I nally came up with the word I thought would solve all my political correctness dilemma. And I threw it at her. I will just call them a person. I was proud of my accomplishment. Someone, no names will be mentioned, laughed hysterically at me while shaking her head. Buster, she said, you still dont get it, do you? The word person ends with the word son and everybody knows a son is a male child. I cannot call them women or woman or female or lady or person because somewhere in those words someone sees something masculine. I know what Ill do, I said to my wife with a smile dancing across my face, whenever I see someone of the opposite gender I will shout out loud and clear Hey, you. I think youre getting worse as you go along here, she said. You do know what the word hey begins with? I thought for a moment, sadly shaking my head, I looked at her and said, He? I will never arrive at any degree of political correctness, at least during my lifetime. And, I will never understand any one of the opposite gender, whatever you call them. I do take a little consolation in Gods Word. Thy word have I hid in mine heart, that I might not sin against thee (Psalm 119:11 KJV). I do not have to be politically correct when I come to God because His Word is nal.Rev. James L. Snyder is pastor of the Family of God Fellowship in Ocala. Call him at (866) 552-2543 or e-mail jamessnyder2@ att.net. Church BriefsSpecial to The NewsThe Wakulla County Sheriffs Of ce and Florida Department of Financial Services have joined forces to host Operation SAFE on Thursday, July 11 from 10:30 a.m. to noon at the Wakulla County Senior Citizens Center. Operation SAFE (Stop Adult Financial Exploitation) was launched as part of CFO Jeff Atwaters On Guard For Seniors initiative. Be Scam Smart workshops are open to seniors, their family and caregivers to help inform, empower and protect Floridas seniors from nancial scams and fraud. Registration begins at 9:30 a.m. at the senior center. For more information, visit www.MyFloridaCFO. com/SAFE or call 1-877MY-FL-CFO (693-5236). Program set to stop senior scams
Special to The News What does it mean to you to live well? This is one of the rst questions a trained facilitator will discuss with you as a part of Big Bend Hospices new program PEACE (Planning Early about Care at the End). The program is modeled after Respecting Choices, a well-developed and proven systematic approach to help people articulate clearly, and with those who matter most, their wishes for end-oflife health care. The PEACE program uses certi ed health care facilitators from Big Bend Hospice who have been trained in helping people have on-going discussions about important issues like what treatment a person would want if they are no longer able to speak for themselves to how would a person like to be remembered by those who matter most to them. These desires are captured on a document like Five Wishes and a reliable system is set in place to ensure the document is available as needed. The goal is to initiate an ongoing discussion that focuses on a persons motivation, knowledge and belief regarding health care at the end of life. The assessment helps to articulate preferences, values and goals. Building off of this understanding, people are better equipped to select a person who can speak for them in the event they cannot speak for themselves. Understanding the medical aspect of care for life-limiting illnesses, allows a person to make better informed decisions of what they do or do not want and these decisions can be clearly articulated to their family, doctors, rabbi or minister, and other trusted persons. If you would like to schedule a one-on-one meeting with a trained facilitator or have a PEACE representative come and speak with your Church or organization, call (850) 8785310. The service is free. www.thewakullanews.com THE WAKULLA NEWS, Thursday, July 11, 2013 Page 7AObituaries Mike Otho Mike Brand Rhonda Lorraine Cox Baxley John Matthew Big Matt Southside Martin Ian Sutz Mary Laverne Harris WillisMichael Otho Mike Brand, 63, passed away June 30, 2013 after a long illness. He died in Jefferson County at Brynwood Center in Monticello, a nursing home where he had been living the past several years). He had lived in Wakulla County since 1981, until going to the nursing home. A native of Tallahassee, he was an electronics technician, and he loved motorcycles, cars, music and the beach. Throughout his illness, he was an inspiration to all around him with his strong faith in Christ, his positive attitude and his caring spirit. Survivors include his wife of 31 years, Jane Elzie Brand. He was predeceased by his father, Randolph Beville Bud Brand; his mother, Vivian Frances Dunham Strickland; and his stepson, Sun Jason Scribner. A memorial service will be held at a later date. Memorial contributions may be made to the National Multiple Sclerosis Society (www.nationalmssociety.org). Mary Laverne Harris Willis, 67, of Crawfordville, and formerly of Moultrie, Ga., died Tuesday, June 25, 2013, at Tallahassee Memorial Healthcare. She was born Dec. 28, 1945, in Moultrie, Ga. She was of the Baptist faith. Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, June 29, at Cobb Funeral Chapel in Moultrie, Ga. Interment followed at Westview Cemetery. Visitation was held one hour prior to the funeral at Cobb Funeral Chapel. Survivors include one son, Joel Conger (Teresa) of Moultrie; two daughters, Shelia Schmidt (Todd) and Debra Russell (Charles), all of Crawfordville; two sisters, Barbara Harris Payne of Galveston, Texas, and Martha Harris Alton of Moultrie; and four grandchildren. She was predeceased by her parents, James Harris and Edwina Davis Harris; and two brothers, Randall Harris and Lavoyd Harris. Cobb Funeral Chapel has been entrusted with arrangements.Rhonda Lorraine Cox Baxley, 89, passed away June 30, 2013 from natural causes. She was born Feb. 2, 1924 in Smith Creek. She came to Lakeland from Orlando in 1959 and worked as a Paralegal in the 2nd District Court of Appeals. Survivors include her son, Tim Woodbery (fianc Andrea Adair) of Lakeland; brothers, Clayton (wife Joan) Cox of Tallahassee, and Ernie (wife Gloria) Cox of Smith Creek; a sister, Wanda (husband Bill) Schwarz of Smith Creek; a niece, Nancy Stanley of Tybee Island, Ga.; a cousin, Myra Richards of Summer eld; daughterin-law, Gerri Baxley of Lakeland; a stepson, Carl Baxley of Lakeland; and special friends Betty Roberts of Hosford and Vicki Waymire of Lakeland. She was predeceased by her parents, Leroy and Olivia (Pelt) Cox; her rst husband, Warren Woodbery; her second husband, Alfred Baxley; a brother, Carey (wife Lea) Cox; and sister, Christine Mercer. Memorial donations may be made to Good Shepherd Hospice, 105 Arneson Ave., Auburndale FL 33823, telephone (863) 297-1880. John Matthew Big Matt Southside Martin, 50, of Crawfordville, formerly of Tallahassee, passed away Thursday, July 4, 2013. He was a tree crew foreman for the City of Tallahassee where he had been employed for 31 years. He was a board member of the Florida State Dog Hunters Association, an avid hunter and sherman, and loved camping with his family. He was also an avid NASCAR fan who enjoyed boating, singing karaoke, and spending time with his family and friends. A memorial service to celebrate his life will be held 11 a.m. on Saturday, July 13, 2013 at the Wakulla Springs Baptist Church with Pastor Lewis Pollard and Brother Derrick Crum of ciating. Survivors include his wife, Perriann Harrell Martin of Crawfordville; sons, Josh (Tonya) Martin of Crawfordville, and Kenny Thomas of Lake Charles, La.; a daughter, Kendall Thomas of Crawfordville; mother, Sandy Dodson Martin of Tallahassee; grandson, Jamie Martin of Crawfordville; sister, Hope (Donnie) Moore of Crawfordville; sister-inlaw, Shawnie Harrell of Sopchoppy; and numerous nieces, nephews, friends, co-workers, and his Buck Cemetery Hunting Club family. He was predeceased by his father, Jimmie Martin; and grandparents Willie and Minnie Martin and J.H. Check and Margaret Dodson. Arrangements are under the care and direction of Forbes Funeral Home, Macclenny, Florida 850-559-3380. Please sign the online guestbook at http://www. forbesfuneralhome.net. Ian Sutz, 63, of Bushnell, died on July 4, 2013. He was born June 2, 1950, in Brooklyn, N.Y. He was a magician. A celebration of life was held on Wednesday, July 10, at Purcells Funeral Home, 114 W. Noble Ave., Bushnell FL 33513. Visition was held at 1 p.m. followed by the memorial program at 2 p.m. Friends were invited to share memories of him during the program. After the service, the family received guests on the family farm. Survivors include his wife, Nora Lyn Sutz of Bushnell; a daughter, Dr. Rachel Sutz Pienta (David) of Crawfordville; one grandson; three siblings: Ellen Sutz Fanale (Salvatore) of Washington; David Sutz (Maria) of Central Valley, N.Y., and Jenna Walter Bowers (Chris) of Montgomery, NY; and many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his parents, Saul Sutz and Anita Rait; and a daughter, Sara Lyn Sutz. Michael Otho Mike Brand Mary Laverne Harris Willis Ian Sutz Rhonda Lorraine Cox Baxley John Matthew Big Matt Southside Martin From Page 1A And 75 percent of the restaurants income must come from the sale of food items, and the city has the right to inspect the establishment in order to ensure that those ratios are upheld. Commissioner Eddie Evans brought up the notion of a track record and how, in the past with the former Backwood Bistro restaurant, their positive record was taken into account when voting to allow beer and wine to be sold on the premises. Cox said that the council could establish a provisional period for Sopchoppy Pizza and suggested a six or 12 month term for that period. I would prefer that the establishment be able to operate without the sale of alcohol, said Evans. But since we voted to approve it last time, Im torn on it personally as to whether to hold off on granting them permission until they can establish a track record as a responsible establishment, or going ahead and allowing them to sell it on a provisional basis during a given period. Evans added that he didnt really have any strong feelings for or against it. First of all, if we dont let them sell beer and wine, then will they be a BYOB? Edwards asked. Bringing up that, in such a case, the city has no control. We cant control how many times a person goes out to their car to mix a drink or bring in a beer, she explained. But if youre selling beer and wine you can cut them off. Otherwise the money is going to the gas station or theyre bringing it from Crawfordville and the moneys not going into our downtown business. As far as I know, when Backwoods was here, there werent any incidents. Lewis was for giving Sopchoppy Pizza the proposed permission. My inclination would be, knowing the (good) track record of Backwoods, to give Sopchoppy Pizza the opportunity to establish a track record with the ability to sell the alcohol, he said. I nd it hard to imagine how we would evaluate them handling the alcohol if they arent able to sell it on the premises. I would like to give them the opportunity on a provisional basis. Rudd said he only had one person say something to him and they didnt particularly want it. I thought long and hard about it but I cant see not letting them have it when we let Backwoods have it before. But he was for the provisional basis: Lets see how well theyre going to handle it, he said. A lot of people know how I voted on this before, said Martha Evans. Im against it, its my own personal thing. But other than that well see how it goes. With the commissioners having weighed in, the public was given the opportunity to speak on the matter, but nobody got up to say anything for or against. With that, Edwards put forth the motion to approve the proposed resolution with the addition of a provision to review the situation six months from the day that Sopchoppy Pizza opens, which is slated for Aug. 1. It passed with a 4-1 vote. With their rst decision made as a new board, the new members received a brie ng from Cox on the rules and procedures that each is required to follow, outlining things such as Sunshine Law and the fact that the members cannot talk about public business outside of public meetings. You are the policymaking board for this municipality, Cox explained. You tell us where you want the train to go and well gure out how to get it there. After the meeting adjourned, the three new commissioners were asked about the opportunity to serve the city of Sopchoppy. Weve lived here for 15 years, said Lewis. The towns been real good to us. I just wanted to give back and Im looking forward to serving as commissioner. Eddie Evans had previously served as commissioner and expressed gratitude to be back at it. Im glad to be back after three years and Im looking forward to getting down to business. I grew up just west of Sopchoppy, said Rudd. Now that I live inside the city limits I thought Id give it a shot. 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Page 8A THE WAKULLA NEWS, Thursday, July 11, 2013 www.thewakullanews.comhappenings in our community CommunityVictoria and Wilton Booth Sr. celebrated their 25th wedding anniversary on Wednesday, July 3. The couple has two sons, Wilton Booth Jr. who resides in California and Tavaris Booth of Miami. They pray that God continues to bless them, their marriage and their children. The parents of Dr. Julia K. Whited, DVM, are proud to announce her graduation, in May of this year, with her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine from Tuskegee University. Julia graduated with honors. She is the daughter of Bret & Rhonda Hammond of Crawfordville, and Joel Whited of Tallahassee. Julia is a 2001 graduate Wakulla High School. She will be joining the practice at Shepard Springs Animal Hospital, with Dr. Norman Griggs, of Crawfordville. Special to The NewsSheriff Creel and his staff hosted a cookout for the womens group called Shoot Like A Girl. This group meets every Wednesday mornings at the Wakulla County Shooting Range to practice their shooting skills and to socialize. This gives women a chance to become familiar with their own pistols and ri es, as well as providing proper weapon handling and shooting instructions if needed. Undersheriff Trey Morrison did a wonderful job of mastering the grill. The Shoot Like A Girl group appreciates the support shown by Sheriff Creel and the Wakulla Sheriffs Of ce for women to be better educated in the handling and safety of rearms. The cookout and fellowship was also appreciated and enjoyed by all that attended. Anyone interested in joining Shoot Like A Girl just go to the Wakulla County Shooting Range on Wednesday mornings. Sheriff hosts cookout for womens skills group, Shoot Like a GirlBooths celebrate 25 years WHS graduate earns doctorate of veterinary medicine Girl Scouts taking nominations for women of distinctionSpecial to The NewsDo you know an extraordinary woman who has distinguished herself as an outstanding member of the community? A program inspired by Girl Scouts nationally, the Girl Scouts of the Florida Panhandle Women of Distinction Awards honor women from across the Florida Panhandle who truly stand out for their commitment to the community. Nominations are now being accepted for the 2013 Women of Distinction awards program. Annually, women from across the council service area are nominated for this coveted award. The women honored for 2013 will join the 100 women in the Florida Panhandle who have been honored as Women of Distinction since the programs inception in 1998. All nominees will be honored during the Women of Distinction Awards Gala on November 14, 6 p.m. at the Tallahassee-Leon County Civic Center. The Women of Distinction Awards Gala is a celebration of the women in our community whose leadership and commitment enrich the lives of many, stated Raslean M. Allen, Girl Scout Council of the Florida Panhandle, Inc. chief executive of cer. We invite you to nominate distinguished women from the community. Nominees must live or work in Franklin, Gadsden, Jefferson, Lafayette, Leon, Liberty, Madison, Taylor and Wakulla County. They should exemplify extraordinary civic, professional and/or philanthropic commitment and achievement, be a role model for girls, and demonstrate a commitment to advocacy for improving the lives of women and/or girls. Nominees are to demonstrate initiative, integrity and leadership characteristics, and are not required to have been or currently be a Girl Scout. Nominations will be reviewed by an independent Selection Committee based on standardized criteria for nominees in several different awards categories: Architecture, Real Estate Arts, Culture, Humanities Business Education Environment, Science, Technology, Engineering, Math (STEM) Government Health, Fitness, Wellness Law Media Social Services, Youth Services, Faith The deadline for nominations is Monday, September 9. Nomination forms can be obtained by visiting www.gscfp. org to complete online or download. Sponsorship Investment Opportunities are available. For more information on becoming a sponsor contact Irene Field, Chief Development Officer at 850-873-3999 ext. 1202, or toll free at (888) 271-8778, or email i firstname.lastname@example.org. omas Revell Jr. turns 1Thomas Craig Revell Jr. celebrated his rst birthday on May 14. He is the son of Craig and Christina Revell of Crawfordville. Thomas maternal grandfather is Ross Lee of South Port. 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By BRANDON LARRABEETHE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDASuperintendents from across the state pressed Education Commissioner Tony Bennett to consider limiting how much school grades will drop this year during a meeting Monday. Curbing the possible declines in school scores -which would essentially continue a policy from last year allowing the marks to drop no more than a letter grade at each school -was one of several recommendations the superintendents made during a meeting of a task force Bennett put together at the request of the State Board of Education. Bennett is set to report his findings back to the board, likely in mid-July, to help limit the fallout when the next round of school report cards is rolled out. Bennett's predecessor, Gerard Robinson, resigned shortly after a botched release of school grades last year, though Robinson said he was leaving to spend more time with his family. The superintendents say that some of the data they're getting back as they do the initial calculations for the report cards seem to be off -but they don't know why. Part of the problem, they say, is that the state has implemented 13 changes this year alone to the state's accountability system for schools -making it harder to meet the standards and harder to figure out what's going wrong. "If we had just done one or two of these, it might have been digestible," said Escambia County Superintendent Malcolm Thomas. "But the fact that we're doing all of this ... it has become very traumatic." The school chiefs said they don't want the state to lower its standards per se, but to consider raising them in a more predictable manner. In the meantime, they said, the state should consider temporarily continuing the policy limiting grade drops and asking a third party to look at the data and figure out what's wrong. "It is not because we're afraid there will be too many Fs," said Sen. Bill Montford, D-Tallahassee, who also serves as CEO of the Florida Association of District School Superintendents. "The reason for that is because of the uncertainty of the system itself." Asked how seriously he was considering recommending a continuation of the temporary limits on grade drops to the board, Bennett was noncommittal, stressing that everything was on table. "I'm as serious about that as everything else," he said. In all, the superintendents say about three dozen changes to the way the state grades schools have been made over the last three years. And as that cycle has intensified, Miami-Dade Superintendent Alberto Carvalho said, one of the mantras of school reform efforts has started to lose its validity. "When we say that, 'every time we raise the standards, student performance increases,' [that] used to be true in the state of Florida," he said. "Since 2009, it has not" There are also worries about how any loss of confidence in the testing system by the public and educators could impact the introduction of the "common core standards," a national set of benchmarks for curriculum. The superintendents also expressed frustration at the fact that the state hasn't spent more time trying to educate the public on the possibility that school grades could fall even as students were learning more. "The canvas is still blank, and when you have a blank canvas, all kinds of people start painting on it," Carvalho said. www.thewakullanews.com THE WAKULLA NEWS, Thursday, July 11, 2013 Page 9Aeducation news from local schools SchoolBy KATRINA RODDENBERRYRiversink TeacherRiversink Elementary teachers are taking their students experiment to NASAs Johnson Space Center in Houston, Texas from July 12 through July 20. The teachers will conduct the experiment aboard a microgravity aircraft as part of NASAs Microgravity eXperience. The aircraft flies approximately 30 rollercoaster-like climbs and dips to produce periods of micro and hyper gravity ranging from 0 gs to 2 gs. This is the same aircraft that NASA uses to train astronauts and conduct microgravity research. The Microgravity eXperience for the K-12 education community is a partnership between NASAs Teaching from Space Office and the Reduced Gravity Education Flight Program. The experience began with students and teachers developing and proposing a reduced gravity experiment. The team of teachers from Riversink Elementary was one of seven teams from around the nation to be selected to participate in this cycle of MicroGX. Riversink Elementary teachers Katrina Roddenberry, Jennifer Williams, Cassandra Burnham, Molly Jones, and Melissa Martin submitted a proposal for their students experiment, entitled Wakulla Waters: A Liquid Investigation, to be tested in microgravity. The unit was designed to provide students with the opportunity to experiment with various waters from natural resources in Wakulla County and to help students foster an appreciation for science and the many natural resources around them. The experiment that will be flown aboard the aircraft explores the immiscibility of oil and water, and it includes spring water from Wakulla Springs State Park and salt water from St. Marks National Wildlife Refuge. The Riversink Elementary teachers are appreciative of the support they have received from the Wakulla County School Board and their local community, and they are eager to share this experience with others. NASA has provided the opportunity to conduct a LIVE video conference with the teachers from Houston. The teachers will broadcast live from Ellington Field to Riversink Elementary on July 18 at 11:30 a.m. This is an opportunity for students and community members to connect with the teachers during the Microgravity eXperience. 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Page 10A THE WAKULLA NEWS, Thursday, July 11, 2013 www.thewakullanews.comsports news and team views SportsBy ALAN ROSS In a rare display of dominance at a platerestrictor race, Jimmie Johnson took over Daytona International Speedway Saturday night, leading 93 of the 160 laps to win the Coke Zero 400 and complete a sweep of the Daytona Double, taking both the 500 in February and the July 400. Johnson had to withstand two crashes on the closing lap where cautions were thrown but the race was still allowed to be completed to garner his fourth Cup win of the year, tying him with Matt Kenseth for the series lead in victories. Pole-sitter Kyle Busch led 29 of the first 33 laps before a familiar scenario began unfolding: the rising tide of the No. 48 car. Johnson simply took over the famed 2.5-mile Florida superspeedway, even getting shuffled back to 16th after an untimely caution immediately following his green- ag pit stop. Little matter. Before long, Johnson was back again at the front of the midsummer classic. Danica Patrick, who quali ed 11th, ran competitively all night, running seventh with seven laps to go and rose as high as third place two-thirds of the way through the race. Caught up in a lastlap wreck, she nished 13th. Johnson had led 82 laps when the race was red- agged with 10 laps to go, following a big crash initiated by Denny Hamlins self-in icted spin that took out ve cars including Matt Kenseth and Jeff Gordon. Johnsons restart misdaventures that began with his controversial jump restart at Dover hung thickly in the air around the 48 camp, as the cars reignited for what would be the nal dash to the nish, Johnson attempting to become the rst driver in more than 30 years to sweep both Daytona races in the same year (Bobby Allison the last to pull off the double, in 1982). Johnson won the restart handily but Marcos Ambrose viciously punted Kasey Kahne into the in eld wall to bring out the nal caution. This was it, a greenwhite-checkered ending to seal the deal. But Johnson never was challenged, as carnage unfolded behind him twice on the nal lap. It was Johnsons 64th career Cup victory, and the winner of the race formerly known as the Firecracker 400 upped his championship points lead to 49 over Clint Bowyer, who knocked Carl Edwards from the runner-up spot after the latter was punted into the wall on the first of the nal laps twin crashes. The Cuppers race the one-mile oval at New Hampshire this Sunday. GERMAN GRAND PRIX: Sebastian Vettel won his home grand prix for the rst time in his star-studded Formula One career, taking the race at the legendary Nurburgring circuit in Germany for his 30th career F1 victory. The Red Bull Racing luminary had to fend off the closing charge of Lotus Kimi Raikkonen over the closing laps but made the move of the race at the rst corner of the opening lap, surging around pole-sitter Lewis Hamilton for a lead he never relinquished. Vettel holds a 34-point advantage over Ferraris Fernando Alonso in points. INDY POCONO 500: Target Chip Ganassi Racing celebrated IndyCars return to venerable Pocono Raceway after a 24-year hiatus, with a stunning 1-2-3 finish topped by Scott Dixons trip to the Winners Circle Sunday at Long Pond, Pa. With 27 laps to go in the 160-lap race, Ganassi first showed its 1-2-3 form, an accomplishment it had not experienced the entire season, with Charlie Kimball and Dario Franchitti following the winner the best overall showing of the year by far for Honda-powered cars. Race-long leader Marco Andretti slowed for fuel conservation with 38 laps to go, which allowed the battle for the front to become a scramble before the Ganassi cars took control. Read Alan Ross article on the Pro Football Hall of Fame Class of 2013 in Lindys Sports 2013 Pro Football Preview at newsstands everywhere. E-mail: alanross_sports@ yahoo.com. Sportland 2013THE COOL DOWN LAP Johnson gulps Coke Zero 400; Vettel wins home German Grand Prix You know we are getting older in years, but our age is getting younger, with advances in medicine and changes in the way we are thinking we are living longer. Now the downside, most American seniors are not aging well, they are the least physically active of all Americans. Approximately 40 percent of women and 30 percent of men in their golden years are unable to stay active due to lack of movement, improper diets, and coping with transitions of change that goes along with age. Changes in seniors over the age of 50 are among the highest, from children moving away, the loss of parents, friends, and other loved ones, changes to or the end of your career, changes in health, and even loss of independence. So, it seems with all of this drama and stress affecting our lives, trying to exercise and take control of our lives is the only thing we truly have to help keep us strong and healthy. It is true that we cannot stop life changes but we can balance with positive changes. Seniors have so many avenues in Wakulla County, the Senior Center, to the gyms, to various classes around town, such as Senior SIT & BFIT Classes. Not only will this one hour a day help you increase strength and keep you healthy, studies show that these classes will enhance your life greatly, socially and physically. Classes such as SIT & BFIT, Senior Yoga, Zumba, Clogging, and Line Dancing, can also increase connections to friends, family, and community. If you are not ready to venture out to connect to the community but still want the bene ts of getting younger it doesnt take a lot but does take a little elbow grease. That simple brisk walk around the neighborhood wont prevent falls or retain strength and mobility, you will need to start resistance training, stretching, and balancing along with that brisk walk. Please check with your physician before starting any exercise program. EXAMPLES OF EXERCISES GEARED TOWARDS SENIORS ARM RAISES: To strengthen the shoulder muscles, sit in a chair with back straight and feet at on the oor. Hold hands straight down at your side with palms inward. Raise arms to side shoulder height and hold for one or two seconds, return to lower position. To increase dif cult start using very light weights 1 or 2 pounds, if you have no weights, try a can of soup in each hand. BICEP CURLS: Sit in armless chair. Keep feet flat and even with shoulders. This exercise can be performed without weights with hands clenched in st position or you can hold hand weights or soup cans, with arms straight, hands facing toward your body. Bend either both elbows or alternating elbows, lifting weight toward chest and rotate palm to face shoulder while lifting weight, hold for one to two seconds then slowly lower arm to starting position and repeat. SIDE LEG RAISES: Excellent for sides muscles and thighs which is so important for good balance. Standing directly behind chair with feet slightly apart, hold onto chair and slowly lift right leg about 6 to 12 inches out to the side, trying to keep back and legs straight. Keep toes facing forward and hold each leg raise for one to two seconds, slowly lower leg, and then repeat on other leg. STAND UP & SIT DOWN! Sounds easy enough, but is one of the most important exercises for seniors to keep them active and healthy. Sitting in a chair with no arms, slowly try to stand up without using arms for assistance. Then try to slowly sit down without using arms; excellent exercise for thigh and leg muscles. ALL these exercise should be repeated at least 10 to 15 times, once you have mastered them try several sets and you will notice it becoming easier, so try using heavier weights, always keep going never stop. Remember, there are only a few Jack LaLannes in the world, but we have to keep trying to achieve a healthier life and never quit and never give in even with the changes in our lives. Remember the old saying if life gives you lemons make lemonade! No matter our age, we need to keep on moving! If you would like to try the Senior SIT & BFIT Class at Body-Tek 24 Hour tness, please contact Pam, Kim, or Stephanie at 9262348 (BFIT).Pamela Chichester, CFT, SPN is manager at Body-Tek 24 Hour Gym in Crawfordville. She can be reached at (850) 926-2348. GET FITBy PAMELA CHICHESTER Climb out of that old age box!SPECIAL TO THE NEWSNo matter your age, you need to keep moving. By WILLIAM SNOWDENeditor@thewakullanews.netThe high school football magazine FNF, Friday Night Football Florida edition, has picked the Wakulla War Eagles as one of the Top 5 teams in the Northwest region of the state. No. 1 on the list was Wakullas rival Godby, followed by Madison County, Lincoln, then Wakulla, with North Florida Christian rounding out the list. FNF said of Wakulla: After winning it all in 2011, the War Eagles suffered a playoff loss to Godby. Now they are out for revenge. The magazine also gives the Godby Cougars, last years state champions in 5A, credit for having enough talent to make another run. It looks like Wakulla will be in the way of Godby once again if the Cougars expect a return visit to Orlando this December. Wakulla had a perfect regular season last year, including a 23-12 win over Godby, but the Cougars beat the War Eagles 14-7 in the second round of the playoffs. Godby went on to win the state title. 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www.thewakullanews.com THE WAKULLA NEWS, Thursday, July 11, 2013 Page 11Aoutdoor sports and shing reports OutdoorsWell, I hope you had a nice Fourth of July. We had relatives down from Sunday to Sunday and spent most of the time sitting on the porch watching the wind blow and the rain come down. I know there were a lot of disappointed people but there are two things you cant do anything about taxes and weather! The rain we had darkened the water up around Shell Point and it looks like day-old coffee. This is the time of year no shrimp are available so its time to break out the grubs or cast net some live minnows. Capt. David Fife was able to sh a little and caught quite a few reds, some ounder, speckled trout and a bunch of silver trout. He said there are quite a few reds around and if you have a favorite silver trout hole now is the time to sh it. Mark and Louise Prance had their son and his girlfriend down over the Fourth and were able to get in one pretty good day of shing and caught 18 nice silver trout and quite a few seabass. Jeff May from Carrolton was down with his son and a friend and they shed one day offshore and didnt do too much. They shed around the Rotary on Tuesday morning and caught four trout and 14 nice ounder. They used bull minnows and the Gulp. Dr. Jim ONeil from Tallahassee shed Monday on the ats between St. Marks and Live Oak Island and said they caught plenty of trout but most were small. They did manage to catch three keepers up to 21 inches using the Gulp under a cork. We had a houseful of relatives and got in two half-days of shing. The first day we caught 28 silver trout and probably the biggest sail cat I have ever seen. The next morning I had a half-day charter with some neighbors and we caught seven trout and three nice reds. The next morning I shed with my relatives and we caught ve trout and three reds. My nieces son Chandler caught a 6 pound trout in the same spot one of my neighbors caught a 7 pound trout in May. He was using a mudminnow on the bottom. I rst thought it was a red the way it fought. We got it in, took some pictures and turned it loose. It went right to the bottom and turned belly up. My nephew Levi jumped in and brought it back up and we spent about an hour reviving it. I put it in the live well and turned on both pumps to give it plenty of oxygen. After about 30 minutes it came back around and we released her to ght again. That afternoon we went to St. Marks scalloping and found eight. We couldnt find any good grass and were going to go down past Gray Mare the next day but the weather didnt permit that. I did hear there were plenty of scallops around Lanark Village but thats a long haul from here by boat and with the weather like it was decided not to go. The Big Bend Classic was Fathers Day Weekend and John Swanson who started Fishing For the Brave runs Take a Soldier Fishing initiative for the Big Bend Classic. They nd folks who want to volunteer to take a military member shing during the tournament as an honorary teammate and link them up with military members. This was for military members or veterans. This year he matched up ve retired or active military members. They were Johnny Slusher and his brother Dustin, both U.S. Army veterans, William Issacs, U.S. Marine veteran, Gerald Floyd, a U.S. Army veteran of Vietnam and Lance Moore, a U.S. Air Force member still on active duty. What a great way to say thank you to members of the armed forces. Dont forget the CQuarters Youth Fishing Tournament is coming up on July 20. This is open to all kids 16 and younger. Registration is required on site and is sponsored by Jimmie Crowder of C Quarters Marina, FishFloridaTag.org and local businesses. Also on June 3 and 4 will be the 10th annual Kingfish Shootout in which all proceeds go to the Leukemia Research Foundation. Over $600,000 has been raised over the past nine years. For more information go to www.cquartersmarina.com. This is the time of year you need to pay special attention to the weather. Storms can pop up rather quickly as Richard Gardner of Shell Point can attest to. They were over at Poseys at Rock Landing. They headed back and when they got out around Piney Island they got hit by the wind and rain of the storm that came through last week. Winds were in excess of 40 miles and hour and he said it was raining so hard he couldnt see the front of his boat. They made it back safely but he said he was pretty scared. He was in a 17-foot boat and when there are 4-foot seas on the ats that is reason for concern. Be careful out there and leave a oat plan. Good luck and good shing! From The DockBY CAPT. JODY CAMPBELL A lot of time sitting on the porch watching rain By MARJ LAW Whats the best gun to own? Simple. The rst time I went to the Wakulla County Sheriffs Office Range with a Ruger .22, I knew I was holding the very best gun. Smooth trigger pull, almost zero kick, and hitting the bulls eye was pretty easy at the rst target position. Everybody should learn on a Ruger .22. However, some people will tell you that a .22 doesnt have much stopping power. But I say, hey, the magazine holds 10 bullets. By the time you hit Mr. Baddie 10 times, hes a goner. So the Ruger .22 is the very best gun to own. Of course, other guns are out there. Once youre successful in hitting the target with some frequency, you begin to wonder What about those other guns? For instance, if you shoot competition, youd really need a 9 mm. Lots of companies make 9s. I tried an H&K, a Rock Island, a Glock, and a Taurus. I think its really a good idea to gure out whats important to you and what gun ts your hand. Whats important to me is a good target gun, as well as a good defense gun. I really want to take out that bullseye! I want: more than 10 rounds per magazine so I dont have to reload too many times, a narrow(ish) grip because my hands are small, adjustable sites, and a long barrel that will make a larger sight radius resulting in good target shooting. A metal gun is usually heavier than composite. Since the kick is directly affected by the guns mass, I want a lot of weight. A hard kick interferes with good aim. Hey, Im trying to take out the bullseye! The Heckler and Koch P30L takes 15 rounds. Good. Its barrel is 4.45. Good. 1.72 pounds. Okay. However, while the upper part is steel, the base is polymer. I just dont want a polymer base. There is no safety on this gun, so the trigger pull is fairly long and hard. The sights are not adjustable, except for windage (right and left on the rear sights). The grip is too wide for me and the gun is pricey at around $1,108 retail. Yikes! The next gun was the Rock Island 1911. This guy has a nice long 5 barrel and a good strong weight of 2.56 pounds unloaded. Its all steel or stainless and the grip is narrow because the rounds are single stacked. However, the sights are xed and all black. I nd the all black sights hard to see. And it only holds 10 rounds. Darn. The price is around $479 retail. The Glock 17 is the most widely used by law enforcement in the United States. It has a good long 5 barrel and holds 17 rounds. However, the sights are xed. Theyre easy to see because the rear dot is shaped like a square U, and the front sight is a white dot, but theyre still xed. The weight is sort of low: about 22 ounces. This is mostly because of the polymer base. Theres a long trigger pull and a hard kick. Too many problems for me, although the retail price is good: somewhere around $540. The Taurus Millenium G2 is a smaller gun with only a 3.2 barrel. It holds 12 rounds. The weight is 22 ounces because of that polymer frame. The G2 is called an ideal conceal carry gun for its size. And, somehow, with its compact size, it ts my hand well. I like it. Go gure. At about $349 retail, its affordable. I buy one. Turns out, that Taurus is a great shooter. Im happy! Out with the x-ring! And thats what I found I really wanted in a handgun. The Taurus is accurate, has good stopping power and is the best gun to own. Course, later I try out a friends Armalite AR-24. Darn. It just feels right. The Armalite is ne solid handgun. Its barrel is 4.7 long. It holds 15 rounds and has an all steel frame. At 2.16 pounds, its not a lightweight. I like the two big white dots in the rear sights and the one big dot in front. I can see them! And its accurate. Out with the bullseye! The mass swallows the kick. You can shoot it without inching. Oh, its sturdy. And if Mr. Baddie comes to the doorway, hes out of luck. Ive got to have it. So I sell the Taurus and purchase the Armalite. Oh well. 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Page 12A THE WAKULLA NEWS, Thursday, July 11, 2013 www.thewakullanews.com All of us in Flotilla 12 hope that everyone enjoyed their Fourth of July celebrations, even if they were delayed due to the weather. That is one factor that none of us are able to control. Up until Wednesday, we were scheduled to assist in securing a safety zone for the reworks in Apalachicola. With a crew and coxswain prepared, they were called off late Wednesday night. While this is not what was planned, the decision was made by our call-out authority, Station Panama City, that the bene ts did not outweigh the risks. One of the models used by both the active duty Coast Guard and the Auxiliary is the GAR (green, amber, red). It assesses the situation, weather, crew and other factors to determine if it is safe to go out on a mission. Given the uncertainty of the weather and a patrol going out after dark, Station Panama City decided our risk was too great this year. It is a huge disappointment for us to not be able to ful ll a mission, but we also know that we need to practice what we teach others and put safety rst and foremost in everything we do. If you are interested in the GAR model, you can learn more about it at http://www. uscg.mil/safety/docs/ Safety_Mgr_Crs/ORM_ Handouts.pdf and, yes, there is an app for it too! This past weekend members were at the fort in St. Marks to offer free vessel safety exams. If you did not see one of us and would like a vessel examination, please contact our Flotilla Staff Of cer for Vessel Exams Steve Hults at FSO-VE@uscgaux.net. Saturday morning we will hold our monthly meeting for July beginning at 9 a.m. in Tallahassee. Following the meeting we will have a membership training class by Division Vice Commander Eric DeVuyst. This is an opportunity for us to remain current on our skills and work hard to better ourselves so that we are ready to respond when called upon. Anyone interested in attending should contact our Flotilla Commander Duane Treadon at FC@uscgaux.net or our Flotilla Vice Commander Norma Hill at VFC@uscgaux.net. If you are interested in becoming involved in the Auxiliary, check out our website at www. uscgaux.net for membership information or contact our Flotilla Staff Of cer for Human Resources Fran Keating at firstname.lastname@example.org peek into life on and under the water Water Ways Water WaysLocal writers share their experiencesScallops! Our Bay Scallop season has just begun (June 29) and with it the thrill of the hunt for these delicious creatures. Our season will last until Sept. 24 this year, thanks to an extension provided by the state Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission. Our available search area runs from Tarpon Springs to our southeast through Port St. Joe to our west. And dont forget a Saltwater shing license and Florida diver down (red with white diagonal stripe) ag are required. This year you may harvest only two gallons of the whole animal or one pint of the meat per person, with a boat limit of 10 gallons of whole (unshucked) animals. The bay scallop usually lives for only one year, reaching a shell size of 3 inches. If you nd one over that size it is probably an uncommon 2 year old. They are a bivalve or mollusk, that lives in the vast grass beds of the Big Bend. And they swim when threatened so catching them can be fun. They have a row of eyes that stick out of the front edge of their shell to detect motion. They hide at the base of the sea grass stocks in 3 to 6 feet of water. So a keen eye for their round shape is required, then a rapid snatch before they take off. Take a goodie bag to hold your catch while out collecting. A mask, snorkel and ns make collecting more enjoyable. Be sure to wear sun protection such as a T-shirt and waterproof sunblock. Your boat needs an awning for sun shade. And stay close to your dive ag so as to be visible to boaters in your area. The boat can have a larger pole mounted ag and the scallopers can drag a smaller oated ag. Scallops reproduce in the late summer releasing millions of eggs and sperm which grow into planktonic veligers that oat in the water until they settle on seagrass blades, ultimately falling to the sea bed to grow out to adults by the next summer. So please follow the rules and leave a few to repopulate the nursery for our next years crop! This is truly a resource to enjoy and protect. Once collected, cleaning is easy and fast. I use a table knife (not sharp) to pry open the shell, scrape off the white muscle that holds the two shells together from one of the shells, then with a good thumb nail, I scrape the mantle off from around the adductor muscle and pull it away. Keep the mantle (and guts) if there is no red tide in the area and make scallop soup. If not, then discard it overboard as the sh will LOVE you. With that same thumb nail pry the muscle off the shell and store it in a container. I love them raw since this muscle is sweet to the taste. Others will saut it in butter or lightly cornbread cover the meat before deep fat frying. This activity is pure family fun! When my kids were younger we would run east off the St. Marks Lighthouse or in St. Joe Bay and see who could catch the most scallops on a single breath. Some days we landed our quota quickly while other days we had to spend half the day searching. Lazy naps and marine life lessons lled in between relocating the boat to better scallop grounds. I hope to see you out in our Big Bend grass beds this summer! Coast Guard Station Panama City ......................................................... (850) 234-4228 Coast Guard Station Yankeetown .......................................................... (352) 447-6900 Coast Guard Auxiliary St. Marks (Flotilla 12) ........................................... (850) 942-7500 or ............................................................................(850) 284-1166 Boating Emergencies Coast Guard Auxiliary ReportsBy Carolyn Brown Treadon AUXILIARY U.S.COAST GUARD UnderwaterWakullaBy Gregg Stanton Special to The News The high bidders for the offshore Gulf Fishing Trip that was donated by Plantation Security Inc. to bene t Tall Timbers Research Station were Barry Grif n and Bud Holleman of Southern Forestry Realty in Bainbridge, Ga. Bud and Barry were recently hosted by Major Alan Lamarche, President of PSI. They went Fishing 35 miles south of Shell Point in about 80 feet where they enjoyed catching red snapper, red grouper, gag grouper that were released, white snapper and some sharks. Randy Floyd of Dixie Plantation served as rst mate. 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www.thewakullanews.com THE WAKULLA NEWS, Thursday, July 11, 2013 Page 13ABy BRANDON LARRABEETHE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDATALLAHASSEE, July 5 During a week that seemed almost as notable in Tallahassee for its monsoon-like conditions as for the Fourth of July celebrations, most of the attention seemed focused on planning. Education Commissioner Tony Bennett began planning for how to handle the fallout from a slew of changes to the states accountability system that could hold school grades down. The state passed a key milestone in its planning for future gambling policies by receiving a study on gaming. And a Panhandle representative abruptly dropped his plans to run for a Senate seat in 2016. Elsewhere, the week was largely quiet, except for the odd Supreme Court ruling and a challenge to state labor practices by the union for corrections workers. As the rst half of 2013 began fading into the rearview mirror, most people already seemed to be looking at the second half and planning. WILL THEY GET ALONG ON THE FLOOR NOW? Perhaps the most surprising news of the week came Monday, when Rep. Jimmy Patronis, R-Panama City, said he was bowing out of the race for a seat held by Senate President Don Gaetz, R-Niceville, whos required to leave the Legislature due to term limits in 2016. Patronis was the rst candidate to le for the 2016 race in Senate District 1, but also faced a potentially bruising primary battle against the incumbents son, Rep. Matt Gaetz, R-Fort Walton Beach. With Patronis leaving the race, Matt Gaetz becomes the uncontested early favorite to keep the district, which includes all or parts of six counties, in family hands. The race between Patronis and Gaetz, who didnt of cially open an account for the race until May, had provided blog and Twitter fodder for months. Some observers even saw the outlines of the race when Patronis and Gaetz clashed on the House oor or voted differently on legislation. But Patronis said politics did not play a role in the discussion. I have a strong desire to continue to serve the people of the Northwest Florida another eight years in the state Senate, Patronis said in a prepared statement. However, an overwhelming part of me has come to realize it is not whats best for me and my family at this time in our lives. So I have decided I will no longer be a candidate for state Senate. The 41-year-old lawmaker, who will leave the House due to term limits next year, did not close the door on a future campaign. I am not stepping away from community service, and I have not ruled out a future run for public of ce, Patronis said. For now, I have decided this is not the right time to run, and Im looking forward to nishing strong during my last year in the Florida House of Representatives. GRADING ON A CURVE? As news of Patronis decision was beginning to lter out, Education Commissioner Tony Bennett was trying to avoid the second botched rollout in two years of the states report cards on individual schools. He met with ve superintendents, as well as a researcher and a couple of Department of Education of cials, to brainstorm ways of minimizing confusion about the school grades. Its a touchy issue for the agency. While Bennetts predecessor, Gerard Robinson, said he resigned in 2012 to spend more time with his family, it happened in the middle of a months-long controversy about the states testing regimen and errors on school grades that forced the department to change the marks for dozens of schools. Many educators blame what appears to be a wave of falling scores detected in the early calculations that school districts run to a spate of changes in the states accountability system for schools, including 13 this year alone. In addition to making it more dif cult to meet the standards, they say, the number of changes makes it more dif cult to gure out whats causing the drop. If we had just done one or two of these, it might have been digestible, said Escambia County Superintendent Malcolm Thomas. But the fact that were doing all of this ... it has become very traumatic. Bennett was noncommittal about one of the superintendents preferred suggestions, limiting the drop in each schools grade to one letter level for example, allowing the grade to drop from a C to a D, but not to an F. That policy was temporarily used in 2012 in the middle of the snafus during Robinsons tenure. Superintendents say they arent opposed to accountability, and expressed frustration at the fact that the state hasnt spent more time trying to educate the public on the possibility that school grades could fall even as students were learning more. The canvas is still blank, and when you have a blank canvas, all kinds of people start painting on it, said MiamiDade County Superintendent Alberto Carvalho. ODDS ARE, GAMBLING WILL INCREASE Perhaps even more closely watched than the release of school grades, at least among the lobbying industry in Tallahassee, was the rst part of a study looking at whether Florida should take a chance on an expansion of gaming that could be at the center of one of the biggest battles of the 2014 legislative session. The rst part of the statecommissioned study largely focused on the current gambling industry in Florida. The New Jersey-based Spectrum Group didnt put all its cards on the table with the 307-page report, but made it clear that Florida doesnt need $2 billion destination casinos in Southeast Florida or a Native American group opening venues along Interstate 10 to be considered a major gambling state. And the study said the gaming industry is going to grow, with or haphazardly without state regulation. Intentionally or not, the policies established by lawmakers or the lack thereof play a critical role in the evolution and expansion of gaming, Spectrum stated. Indeed, in the views of many, the evolution and expansion of gaming are largely synonymous. The industry rarely shrinks, and quite often, expands as a result of expansion. Gambling generated $2.47 billion last year in tax revenue for Florida, and if nothing changed with the current gaming options, including the massive drop already experienced in play on the horses, dogs and humans tossing the jai-alai pelota against a wall, that jackpot would still double by 2060. The rest of the $388,845 study is expected to look into the potential economic impacts of changing gaming across Florida, such as the impacts of ending or altering the exclusive Seminole Indian compact and allowing international casino operators into the state. It is due by Oct. 1. TIME TO PART WITH EX PARTE? While lawmakers considered their next move in the upcoming gambling battle, one of the ghts from the 2013 session went to court. Just hours after changes took effect, plaintiffs attorneys Monday filed five lawsuits challenging a key part of a new state medical-malpractice law, contending it violates the privacy rights of patients. The lawsuits, in state and federal courts, argue that the new law could lead to the improper disclosure of personal health information to defense attorneys representing doctors or other health providers. Such disclosure could happen without attorneys for the patients being present, a concept known in the legal world as ex parte communications. When no one is present to protect the victim, sensitive medical information may be disclosed, no matter how irrelevant, personal, or embarrassing it may be to the patient, said Debra Henley, executive director of the Florida Justice Association, which represents plaintiffs attorneys and lobbied against the law. What is worse is that the (defense) attorney can do whatever he or she wants to with that sensitive information. Those who support the law brushed off the challenges as nothing more than an attempt to re-litigate the issue through, well, litigation. It is hardly surprising that the trial bar would challenge this, as they were content with the extremely uneven playing eld that existed before this legislation was enacted, Timothy J. Stapleton, executive vice president of the Florida Medical Association, said in a prepared statement. STORY OF THE WEEK: The Spectrum Group issued the rst part of its highly-anticipated study of gambling in Florida, which could set the framework for a erce battle over the issue during next springs legislative session. QUOTE OF THE WEEK: At the end of the day, this is a federal government bait-andswitch situation. They want to dangle money in front of us, get us to take it, and then three or four years from now, expect us to pay for it.-House Speaker Will Weatherford, R-Wesley Chapel, once again try to tamp down talk of a special session on Medicaid expansionWEEKLY ROUNDUP (Recap and analysis of the week in state government)A deluge of planning as the rains keep comingBy DAVID WHITE Now that Independence Day is behind us, the summer is in full swing. Barbecues, hikes, and lazy days at the pool abound. And most of us are itching to leave town -eager to spend some time away from work, escaping from it all. Wine enthusiasts are fortunate in that we get to go somewhere virtually every night. How? As food, wine, and spirits expert Anthony Dias Blue once explained, wine is a passport to the world. Consider Muscadet, a French white wine produced around the city of Nantes, where the Loire River ows into the Atlantic Ocean. Made from a grape called Melon de Bourgogne, the wines are marked by subtle-yetprecise aromas of apples, limes, and seawater. Thanks to extended contact with the dead yeast cells left over after fermentation, Muscadet is also known for exhibiting a creamy mouthfeel. Nantes local cuisine takes full advantage of the Loire River and the Atlantic, so unsurprisingly, these wines are perfect with shell sh and seafood dishes. Ive never been to Nantes, but every time I open a bottle of Muscadet, Im taken to the coast of western France and nd myself craving mussels and fries. Similarly, whenever I sip Australian Shiraz, I picture myself at a camp re in the Outback with a giant slab of beef. The list goes on. Rioja inspires visions of a tapas crawl in the Spanish city of Logroo. When I drink Fiano -a crisp, Italian white -I nd myself in southern Italy enjoying a fresh caprese salad. Beer might be the most popular pairing for bratwurst, but when I drink Riesling, I envision myself in Germany enjoying pan-fried sausage over sauerkraut with spicy mustard. Napa Valley Sauvignon Blanc takes me back to those perfect evenings Ive had in wine country dining al fresco with friends. Wine is also a connection to the past. Ill never forget the evening some friends and I opened a perfectly cellared bottle of Bordeaux from 1919. For starters, the wine still had life in it savory, dark fruit was backed by notes of roasted nuts, eucalyptus, and cedar. More importantly, though, the wine inspired a conversation about the lives of those who made it. The Treaty of Versailles was signed in 1919, of cially ending World War I. So that wine was made while cleaning up from the wreckage of the rst global war and hoping for a brighter future. That experience can easily be replicated. Many forti ed wines think Port and Madeira can literally age for centuries. Opening one is like opening a time capsule. This romanticism the understanding that wine is a window to other places and cultures isnt unique. A few years ago, I interviewed David Denton, a wine educator and sommelier in Washington, D.C. In explaining how he developed his passion for wine, Denton eloquently summarized this very concept. Wine is like travel in a bottle, he explained. For the cost of a bottle of wine, you can escape to somewhere exotic. You can get lost in the label, thinking about where the wine came from and who made it. Vacation season has arrived. But if youre into wine, theres no need to wait for your next adventure.David White is the founder and editor of Terroirist.com, and president of the American Wine Consumer Coalition. His columns are housed at Palate Press: The Online Wine Magazine (PalatePress.com). WHITES WINESTravel in a bottle -Janet
On June 29, Roger Nathaniel Rosier, 37, of Sopchoppy was observed on his property as deputies attempted to serve outstanding warrants for his arrest. Rosier refused to obey commands to stop and ran into the woods. Sgt. Ryan Muse pursued Rosier for 70 yards into the woods before losing him. A warrant was issued for resisting arrest without violence. The next day, Sgt. Jeremy Johnston, and deputies Elisee Colin, Anthony Paul and Will Hudson received permission from the property owner where Rosier was living to serve an arrest warrant. Rosier refused to comply with law enforcement commands and began to physically resist attempts to arrest him. Control was eventually gained over the suspect with the help of a relative who spoke to Rosier. Rosier faces charges of two failures to appear on trespass charges, battery, obstruction without violence and providing a false name to law enforcement officers. The June 30 incident resulted in Rosier being charged with resisting arrest with violence. In other activity reported by the Wakulla County Sheriffs Of ce this week:THURSDAY, JUNE 27 William Turner of Crawfordville reported the theft of a real estate sign. A $50 sign on Wakulla Beach Road was stolen. Deputy Mike Zimba investigated. Sonja Moseley of Crawfordville reported the theft of copper tubing. Copper tubing was cut off an air conditioning unit at a Crawfordville property she manages. The copper is valued at $100. Deputy Scott Powell investigated. Gregory McInnis of Crawfordville reported a vehicle burglary. The vehicle was burglarized overnight and a GPS unit was stolen. The unit is valued at $150. The vehicle was left unlocked. Deputy Scott Powell investigated.FRIDAY, JUNE 28 Amy Lynn Michalski, 33, of Crawfordville was arrested for two counts of attached tag not assigned and driving while license suspended with knowledge. Deputy Stephen Simmons was running radar in Crawfordville and clocked Michalski driving 45 miles per hour in a 35 mile per hour zone. Deputy Simmons determined that the tag did not belong to the vehicle he was following. The tag had already expired despite having a decal attached that was not expired. The unexpired decal came back to a stolen tag from a Winn-Dixie parking lot incident in February 2013. The stolen tag came back to a couple in Tallahassee. Verbal warnings were given on the other violations. She was transported to the Wakulla County Jail without incident. Deputy Scott Powell also investigated. Cliff Brown of Crawfordville reported a forgery. The victim reported receiving a counterfeit $20 bill from a Crawfordville business. The bill was seized. Deputy Marshall Taylor investigated. Jeanine Posey of Crawfordville reported a credit card fraud. The victim reported 14 unauthorized charges on her bank card for $432. The charges were created through Apple iTunes store. Sgt. Ray Johnson investigated. Randy Brazier of Crawfordville reported the theft of miscellaneous household yard items. The victim returned to his property and discovered items missing from his yard. Power cords were severed to an air conditioning unit and washing machine. The missing items were valued at $200 and damage to the property was estimated at $25. Deputy Will Hudson investigated. Paul Wildey of Crawfordville reported a theft of cash from Winn-Dixie. The victim was distracted by an employee and forgot to take $40 he requested from the cash dispenser. The victim returned to the store a short time later and discovered the money was gone. Deputy Ward Kromer investigated. Sgt. Ryan Muse observed Brandon Janorris Rosier, 22, of Sopchoppy driving an automobile in Sopchoppy. Sgt. Muse had previous knowledge that Rosier did not have a valid driver license. It was determined that the tag on the vehicle was not assigned to it. Rosier was given a notice to appear in court for unassigned tag attached. He was given verbal warnings for operating the vehicle with a learners permit and no licensed driver in the vehicle and not having vehicle insurance.SATURDAY, JUNE 29 Bobby Allred and Pamela Allred, both of Crawfordville reported an animal incident. The two victims suffered injuries to their hand and arm as a result of attempting to break up a ght between their dog and a neighbors dog. Wakulla Animal Control took possession of the neighbors dog and conducted an investigation of the incident. Wakulla EMS treated the victims at the scene. Deputy Marshall Taylor investigated. Dana L. Rosier of Maido Street in Crawfordville reported a structure re at her mobile home. It was determined that juveniles set the re by igniting a pile of clothing. The home was a total loss, but there were no injuries. The re was ruled intentional but accidental due to the age of the juveniles, ages 3 and 9, and no criminal intent. The American Red Cross responded to the scene to assist the victims. The property owner advised that she did not have insurance on the home. Temporary lodging was arranged for the victim. The property loss was estimated at $10,000. Deputy Will Hudson and Detective Matt Helms investigated. Hoyt Herring of Crawfordville reported a credit card fraud. The victim reported that someone attempted to obtain a credit card in his name. The credit card request was cancelled by the credit card company when it was discovered that it was fraudulent. Deputy Elisee Colin investigated. William A. Lawrence, 24, of Panacea was charged with possession of marijuana less than 20 grams and possession of narcotics equipment after Deputy Alan Middlebrooks responded to a disturbance call. Deputy Middlebrooks observed marijuana and drug paraphernalia inside the home. The marijuana weighed 6.5 grams. The marijuana and paraphernalia were seized as evidence.SUNDAY, JUNE 30 Miranda McClendon of Crawfordville reported a vehicle burglary. The vehicle was left unlocked overnight at the victims home. A satchel was reported missing from the vehicle. The satchel and miscellaneous items inside are valued at $458. Deputy Marshall Taylor investigated.MONDAY, JULY 1 Joshua Manning of Crawfordville reported a vehicle burglary. Tennis shoes, glasses and a CD player were stolen from the victims vehicle which was unlocked. The stolen items are valued at $669. Deputy Richard Moon investigated. Eric Damron of Crawfordville reported a vehicle theft as two marine batteries were stolen from the victims truck. The victim observed his missing property and property owned by other vehicle burglary victims near a power pole in the area. Some of the property matched the missing property reported by Joshua Manning. Damrons batteries were valued at $400. Deputy Richard Moon investigated. Joan Chasteen of Crawfordville reported recovering property while she walked in Wakulla Gardens. A halogen light was found just inside a wood line. The property is valued at $100 and turned into the Evidence and Property Division. Deputy Richard Moon investigated. Arlene Swore of Crawfordville reported recovering property in Wakulla Gardens. Tools were found on the victims property. The tools were valued at $200 and turned over to Evidence and Property. Deputy Scott Powell and Deputy Richard Moon investigated. Deputy Scott Powell recovered drill bits and tools in Wakulla Gardens. The items are valued at $125 and were located near a vacant home. Fred Mohrfeld of Crawfordville reported a fraud. The victim observed three unauthorized transactions on his bank account from California. The charges totaled $560. Deputy Mike Zimba investigated. Millie Harrison of Crawfordville reported a fraud. Ten unauthorized charges were observed on the victims bank account. The charges totaled $619 and were made in Tampa and Wesley Chapel. Deputy Scott Powell investigated. Millie Hilliard of Crawfordville reported a fraud. A $300 transaction was observed on the victims bank account. The transaction occurred in Stamford, Conn. Deputy Richard Moon investigated. Carla Chouinard of Crawfordville reported a vehicle burglary. A backpack with a computer and electronics was stolen from the victims vehicle. The property is valued at $625. The suspect was tied to the use of a stolen credit card and Shawnteves Tyre Stokes, 19, of Crawfordville was arrested for burglary and grand theft. Three other cases were solved during the course of the investigation. Deputy Clint Beam investigated. Jamie Ropp of Crawfordville reported a vehicle burglary. The victim reported the loss of $218 worth of currency and personal items from her unlocked vehicle. Deputy Sean Wheeler investigated. Austin Pfeufer of Crawfordville reported a vehicle burglary. A pipe wrench was stolen from the back of the victims vehicle. The wrench is valued at $250. Deputy Vicki Mitchell investigated.TUESDAY, JULY 2 Deputy Mike Zimba conducted a traffic stop due to a motorist driving with a cracked windshield. Anthony Lafayette Carnivale, 33, of Crawfordville did not possess a valid driver license. He was charged with knowingly operating a motor vehicle while license was suspended or revoked. Two juveniles with the driver were turned over to a relative along with the vehicle. Kimberly Gilhousen of Crawfordville reported the theft of a rearm from her vehicle. It has not been determined when the rearm, valued at $200, was stolen. Deputy Mike Zimba investigated. Michael Lance Skinner, 21, of Crawfordville was determined to be overdue for registering with the WCSO as a sexual offender. Detective Josh Langston attempted to make contact with Skinner in his probation of cers of ce but Skinner ed on foot. A warrant was requested for failure to register as a sexual offender. James Harvey of Crawfordville reported a criminal mischief at Pilgrim Rest Primitive Baptist Church. Someone damaged the church grass with a vehicle. Damage to the property was estimated at $150. Deputy Billy Metcalf investigated.WEDNESDAY, JULY 3 Teresa Harden of Sopchoppy reported a fraud. A suspect was paid $2,461 to make a headstone for a relative of the victim and after more than three months the stone has not been delivered to the cemetery. A suspect has been identi ed. Sgt. Ray Johnson investigated. Limon Poppell of Crawfordville was involved in a one vehicle traf c crash at Shadeville Highway at Bloxham Cutoff Road. The vehicle left the roadway due to rainy conditions and ended up in a ditch lled with water. There were no injuries. Deputy Ian Dohme investigated. Marj Schroeder of Tallahassee reported the theft of a generator from her reworks stand on Mike Stewart Drive. The generator was set outside her tent. The generator is valued at $400 and has been entered into the NCIC/FCIC data base. Deputy Marshall Taylor investigated.THURSDAY, JULY 4 Ian Tuttle of Crawfordville reported a vehicle burglary. A GPS unit was taken from the vehicle that is valued at $130. The vehicle was unsecured. Deputy Ward Kromer investigated. Dorothy Harris of Crawfordville reported damage to her vehicle on Shadeville Highway. The victim pulled her vehicle off the road due to inclement weather and while she was parked, a tree fell on her vehicle. Damage to the vehicle included the hood, roof and antenna. Neither the victim nor a passenger in the vehicle was injured. Once the tree was cleared from the vehicle the victim was able to drive the vehicle away from the scene. Deputy Ian Dohme investigated. The Wakulla County Sheriffs Of ce received 1,136 calls for service during the past week including 28 residential and business alarms; 96 citizen contacts; 15 disturbances; 30 E-911 abandoned cell calls; 10 E-911 abandoned regular calls; 28 E-911 regular calls; 69 investigations; 11 electrical lines down; 15 loud music/noise complaints; 45 medical emergencies; 329 business and residential security checks; 39 special details; 19 subpoena services; 12 suspicious people; 12 suspicious vehicles; 26 traf c enforcements; 98 traffic stops; 21 trees down; and 29 wanted people. Page 14A THE WAKULLA NEWS, Thursday, July 11, 2013 www.thewakullanews.comreports Law Enforcement and CourtsSheri s ReportSpecial to The NewsA 27-year-old Crawfordville man accused of possessing 272.5 grams of marijuana in a June 28 bust has been arrested a second time, this time with an additional 149.8 grams of marijuana, according to Wakulla County Sheriff Charlie Creel. James Joshua Williams was arrested as part of an undercover narcotics operation where WCSO narcotics detectives received information that Williams was in possession of a suspicious package that had received a hit from a K-9 narcotics dog. Williams was arrested in Panacea without incident and charged with possession of more than 20 grams of high grade marijuana which had an estimated street value of $7,000. Williams was transported to the Wakulla County Jail where he later posted a $3,000 bond and was released. As the investigation continued, narcotics detectives discovered a second parcel belonging to Williams that was suspected to contain additional high grade marijuana. WCSO detectives acquired a search warrant on July 1 to open the second package and discovered an additional 149.8 grams of similar quality marijuana. The street value of the marijuana was estimated at $3,000. Williams was charged with possession of more than 20 grams of marijuana with intent to sell. He was arrested on Monday, July 8 during a traf c stop and transported to the Wakulla County Jail. He remains in the county jail on a $25,000 bond. Crawfordville man charged second time in marijuana caseJames Joshua Williams The Wakulla Newswww.thewakullanews. com F o r l o c a l For local n e w s news a n d and p h o t o s photos v i s i t u s visit us o n l i n e online w w w T h e W a k u l l a N e w s c o m www.TheWakullaNews.com HARRISON BAIL BONDS850-926-2299Franklin County 850-670-3333Locally Owned & Operated by Mike Harrison Since 1995 3039 Crawfordville Hwy., Crawfordvillewww.wakullabailbonds.comA-AAA
www.thewakullanews.com THE WAKULLA NEWS, Thursday, July 11, 2013 Page 15ABy JENNY ODOMSpecial to The NewsA sea of colorful umbrellas dotted Rose Street as the annual Independence Day celebration in Sopchoppy began with a parade. Lights and sirens of emergency vehicles started the lineup one halfhour behind schedule. The delay was caused by a heavy rainfall and strong winds. The diehard huddled under storefront awnings along the short route as the rain did not let up throughout the morning. Kids, with parents and grandparents in tow, dashed to the streets for tossed candy. After the parade, a caravan traveled to Myron B. Hodge City Park, located a couple of miles down the road on the Sopchoppy River. The crowd was adorned in the traditional red, white and blue, along with panchos, rain jackets and rubber boots. Some didnt even bother trying to stay dry. The celebration was dedicated to the memory of Bill Stephens, also known to many as Mr. Sopchoppy. Family members all marched in the parade and wore bright red T-shirts with his photo as Uncle Sam. Some braved the muddy dance oor as the rain subsided momentarily. Many festival goers huddled under vendor tents to keep from getting soaked. The Currys, a trio of brothers from Port St. Joe, played bluegrass, and invited the dedicated crowd to join them under the bandshell as they played, creating a small concert in the round. A group of men, some willing and some coerced, donned the stage to show off their nely cut calves as Sopchoppys annual Mr. Legs Contest was held. In the end, it was Freeman Pigott, who nally won the honor after having been a contestant, and runner up, in past contests. Some vendors cancelled due to the weather. The ones who showed up were greeted by thin, but thankful, crowds. Smells of funnel cakes, fresh seafood, and barbecue slinked through the air. LeAnne Goodwin of Crawfordville, who owns Lil Cindy Lou Whos Bakery, was selling whole cakes and slices. Not far down the row of soggy canopies, in a display of colorfully topped canning jars We Can Jam & Salsa was offering tastes of their homemade salsas, jams and pickles. Later in the evening, the rain took a reprieve long enough for the reworks show to take place. The colorful display topped off the 2013 Independence day celebration with a boom.Soggy Sopchoppy on Fourth of July Rain doesnt dampen the spirit of the Independence Day celebrationJENNY ODOM LYNDA KINSEY LYNDA KINSEY LYNDA KINSEY LYNDA KINSEY JENNY ODOM JENNY ODOM JENNY ODOM JENNY ODOMA rain-dampened parade down Rose Street in Sopchoppy. Fireworks went on as planned. Headliner Billy Dean with some fans. Above and below, families watching the pyrotechnics. At a booth to raise money for Jenna Strickland, selling lemonade. The family of Bill Stephens, all with T-shirts with his picture as Uncle Sam. A mom and daughter dance, catching raindrops on their tongues. Some people huddling in The Wakulla News tent during a rainstorm.
Page 16A THE WAKULLA NEWS, Thursday, July 11, 2013 www.thewakullanews.comThe good news is the rains have come. There is plenty of water for Wakulla Countys lawns, gardens, ponds, swamps and the aquifer. Citizens who are dependent upon a residential well are breathing a collective sigh of relief as the water soaks into the soil. The major concern of a dry year is the practices required to avoid running short of water. Municipal water system managers are pleased too. They face the same challenges, but on a much larger scale. The bad news is water standing in ditches, pastures, swamps and any water-tight container exposed to the open environment is a likely breeding site for mosquitoes. Florida is home to about 80 native mosquitoes, many of which live in Wakulla County. Additionally, there are some exotic mosquitoes which have been inadvertently imported, such as the Asian Tiger Mosquito. Contrary to popular perception, not all of these dine on humans. Some target only birds, others only frogs, and still others will target any animal which can provide a blood meal. The blood meal is sought only by the females as part of the reproductive process. The nutrients found in the blood of host are critical to producing viable mosquito eggs. Both adult male and female mosquitoes consume plant nectar as a source of high sugar energy during their lives. Most males live about a week and are easy to identify with a magnifying glass. They have distinctly bushy antennae on their heads. While many of the mosquitoes are considered pest, only about 20 are disease vectors or bridge vectors. A sudden increase in their population after a storm or ooding event will cause concern with public health of cials. Bridge vectors do not directly infect humans or livestock with a pathogen. They do prey on carriers, such as birds, which act as the disease reservoir and spread the infection within the carrier species. When the diseaseridden carrier contacts a mosquito which will take a blood meal from any source, then the disease may reach humans, livestock and even pets when the female mosquito seeks another blood meal to support the next batch of eggs. Disease outbreaks typically come later in the mosquito season. The preceding cold season will always kill off some of the disease reservoir animals and thin the mosquito population. As mosquito season progresses, the mosquitoes increase their numbers and improve their chances of contacting a diseased animal. The odds of a disease outbreak grow with each blood meal the mosquito consumes. Mosquito mitigation methods are simple. Remove standing water from around homes, barns, and other mosquito-prone areas. Use repellents per label directions and wear protective clothing. Avoid exposure to mosquitoes during dusk and dawn when they are most likely feeding. Take extra precautions when working or playing natural areas with ponds, swamps and marshes. While mosquitoes can be a major impediment to enjoying summer in Wakulla County, they t in the environmental balance. Some sh ngerling and dragonflies are dependent upon mosquito larva as a source of food. Purple martins, bats and toads use adult mosquitoes as a major dietary staple. To learn more about living with mosquitoes in Wakulla County, contact your UF/IFAS Wakulla Extension Of ce at 850-926-3931 or http://wakulla.ifas.u edu/. Les Harrison is the Wakulla County Extension Director. He can be reached by email at harrisog@u .edu or at (850) 926-3931.We needed the rain, but not the mosquitoes Natural WakullaBy Les Harrison PHOTO BY LES HARRISON/SPECIAL TO THE NEWSA mosquito. Not all mosquitoes dine on human some target only birds, others only frogs, while some will target any animal which can provide a blood meal. TM TM
Green SceneSection B THE WAKULLA NEWS, Thursday, July 11, 2013 Thinking Outside the Box Page 3B WEEK IN WAKULLA Page 2B Mosquito-borne disease and pollutionEarthTalk, Page 10B By LES HARRISON and SHELLEY SWENSONOf the Extension Of ceJune and July have seen the end of many spring garden crops in Wakulla County. The 90 degree plus temperatures and high humidity do not agree with the production requirements of popular items. While nearing the end of their seasonal run, cantaloupe vines at the UF/IFAS Wakulla County demonstration garden are still delivering these tasty, nutritious melons. This popular melon grows well in Wakulla Countys moderate climate. Cantaloupes are part of the Cucurbitaceae plant family which includes cucumber, squash, pumpkins and watermelons. Historically, cantaloupes were rst cultivated in Persia about 5,000 years ago. These early open-pollinator varieties performed well in the semi-arid climate and delivered a generous volume of food per acre. They had the additional bene t of being easily transported and had a reasonable shelf-life. With the advent of improved transportation routes and population shifts, the cantaloupe gradually made its way west to Europe. It proved a popular crop on the central Italian peninsular where it acquired its current common name. The town of Cantalupo, translation howling wolf, became known as the European origin of the cantaloupe. Todays gardener has an excellent selection of cantaloupe cultivars from which to choose. These melons can be cultivated using either seed or transplants. Transplants will take 70 to 90 days to produce melons. Seed will take about two weeks longer. The plants require about an inch of rain per week during their growing season, and pollinators are very important to insuring the vines successfully set melons. Cantaloupes are rich in vitamin A which aids in normal vision, healthy skin, and protects against infections. Additionally, it is high in vitamin C, important for healing cuts and keeping teeth and gums healthy. The potassium in cantaloupes bene ts blood pressure control and they are free of cholesterol, low in sodium and calories. Select cantaloupes with a soft stem end and a creamy yellowcolored rind. These are ripe and at their peak avor. Choose ones that are heavy for their size, without bruises, soft spots or cracked rinds. This popular melon is commonly eaten as part of breakfast, but is also used in chilled salads and other dishes. To learn more about growing and using cantaloupes in Wakulla County, contact your UF/IFAS Wakulla Extension Of ce at 850926-3931 or http://wakulla.ifas. u .edu.Les Harrison is UF/IFAS Wakulla County Extension Director and Shelley Swenson is UF/IFAS Wakulla County Family and Consumer Sciences Agent. They can be reached at 926-3931. Although we have gone through a series of days this summer with more rain than sunshine, it is important that we protect our skin while spending time in the sun. The sun can also cause sun-stroke while spending time outside in sunny Florida. You dont have to get to the point of sunburn to have the UV rays hurt your skin they can cause damage in as little as 15 minutes. It does not even have to be a sunny day for you to be exposed to UV rays. Follow these UF/IFAS suggestions for UF protection: Use sunscreen with a sun protective factor (SPF) of 15 or greater and that has both UVA and UVB protection. Check the expiration date and honor it. Apply 30 minutes before going outside and reapply very two hours and after swimming or heavy sweating. Some cosmetics now use some sunscreen compounds. If a product does not have at least SPF 15, also apply a regular sunscreen. Cover exposed skins with clothing. Sounds like an unlikely suggestion in Florida temperatures but consider loose-fitting long pants and long-sleeve shirts. If wearing a T-shirt or cover-up, be sure to still use sunscreen. Wear a hat. Hat brims cover the face, ears and back of your neck. Choose a hat with no holes to help to protect your scalp. Yes, UV rays can penetrate through hair many skin cancers result on the scalp from overexposure. Wear sunglasses to reduce the risk of cataracts and to protect the sensitive skin around your eyes. Choose sunglasses that block UVA and UVB rays. If possible, stay out of the sun during the times of greatest risk for UV exposure, between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. Keep babies younger than 1 year old out of the sun. If you cannot find shade, apply sunscreen to any exposed places such as the face and the back of hands. Dress them in lightweight clothing that covers their bodies, including hats. Stay cool. Even a native Floridian can become overheated if the conditions are right which can quickly develop into heat-related illness if you dont pay attention. Drink water, even if you do not feel thirsty. Your body needs water to cool off. Avoid alcohol it dehydrates you. No air conditioning in your home? Why not go to a movie, walk in a mall, or read in the public library? Be aware of your body in the heat and watch for heavy sweating, confusion, dizziness, weakness and nausea all symptoms of heat exhaustion. Many Wakulla County families spend hours at the ball fields. Protect players and spectators through proper hydration and sunscreen to keep everyones body and your skin healthy and cool. Shelley Swenson is UF/IFAS Wakulla County Family and Consumer Sciences Agent. She can be reached at (850) 9263931. 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Page 2B THE WAKULLA NEWS, Thursday, July 11, 2013 www.thewakullanews.com Clubs, Groups, Regular Meetings Thursday, July 11 ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS meets at 6 p.m. at the 26 Walker Street, Panacea. For more information call 524-9103. ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS will meet at 8 p.m. at the Station House, 3106 Shadeville Highway. Call 544-0719 for more information. COASTAL OPTIMIST CLUB will meet at noon at Poseys Steam Room in Panacea. FAMILY TO FAMILY SUPPORT GROUP will meet at 6 p.m. at the NAMI Wakulla of ce. ROTARY CLUB meets at the senior center at noon. WAKULLA COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY MUSEUM will be open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The museum is located at 24 High Drive, Crawfordville. NAMI FAMILY TO FAMILY SUPPORT GROUP will meet at 6 p.m. at the NAMI Wakulla of ce, 2140C Crawfordville Highway. This group is for family members and friends of people diagnosed with mental illnesses and is free of charge.Friday, July 12 ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS meets at 8 p.m. at 54 Ochlockonee Street in Crawfordville. Call 5451853 for more information. ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS holds open discussion at noon at 54 Ochlockonee Street in Crawfordville. Call 545-1853 for more information. ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS will meet at 8 p.m. at the Station House, 3106 Shadeville Highway. Call 544-0719 for more information. BOOK CLUB meets at the public library from 3 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. GAMBLERS ANONYMOUS meets at St. Teresas Episcopal Church in Medart from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. PICKIN N GRINNIN JAM SESSION will be held at the senior center from 10 a.m. to noon. (Also on Tuesdays) WAKULLA COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY MUSEUM will be open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The museum is located at 24 High Drive, Crawfordville. QUILTERS GUILD OF WAKULLA COUNTY will meet at 9:30 a.m. at the library. Join them for the fun of quilting. Quilters of all skill levels are invited. Contact Anne Lopez at 294-0832.Saturday, July 13 LUPUS SUPPORT NETWORK meets every second Saturday from 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. at the B.L. Perry Library located at 2817 South Adams in Tallahassee. This group provides information, education and mutual support for people with lupus and related autoimmune diseases. ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS meets at 5:30 p.m. at Mission by the Sea Church on Alligator Drive in Alligator Point. Call 545-1853 for more information. ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS will meet at 8 p.m. at the Station House, 3106 Shadeville Highway. Call 544-0719 for more information. NARCOTICS ANONYMOUS will meet at 3106 Shadeville Highway, across from the volunteer re department, at 6:30 p.m. For more information, call 224-2321. SOPCHOPPY GROWERS MARKET will be held from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. in front of Posh Java, Organics & Gifts, on the corner of Rose St. and Winthrop Ave., in downtown Sopchoppy. The market features locally grown organic produce and other food items. To participate in the market, contact Posh Java at 962-1010 or email email@example.com for details. WAKULLA COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY MUSEUM AND ARCHIVES will be open from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.. The museum is located at 24 High Drive, Crawfordville.Sunday, July 14 ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS holds open discussion at 6 p.m. at 54 Ochlockonee Street in Crawfordville. For more information, call ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS will meet at 6 p.m. at the Station House, 3106 Shadeville Highway. Call 544-0719 for more information.Monday, July 15 ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS meets at 6 p.m. at the 26 Walker Street, Panacea. ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS will meet at 6 p.m. at the Station House, 3106 Shadeville Highway. Call 544-0719 for more information. LINE DANCING will be held at the senior center at 1:30 p.m. ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS FOR WOMEN will meet at 6 p.m. at 54 Ochlockonee Street in Crawfordville. For more information call 545-1853. YOGA CLASSES with Tamara will be held at 10:30 a.m. at the Senior Citizens Center. This is a gentle restorative class focusing on the breath. RESPITE CARE is offered by The Alzheimers Project of Wakulla at Lake Ellen Baptist Church from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Fellowship Hall. Bring a loved one to be cared for. Lunch will be provided. There is no cost. The church is located at 4495 Crawfordville Highway. Call Pat Ashley for more information at 984-5277.Tuesday, July 16 VFW LADIES AUXILIARY BINGO is starting up its weekly occurrence. Bingo will be held at the VFW Post on Arran Road from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. 18 years and up only please. ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS will meet at 6 p.m. at the Station House, 3106 Shadeville Highway. Call 544-0719 for more information. ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS holds open discussion at 6:30 p.m. at 54 Ochlockonee Street in Crawfordville. For more information, call 545-1853. BOOK BUNCH meets in the childrens room at the public library at 10:30 a.m. NAMI CONNECTION, a support group for people diagnosed with a mental illness, will meet from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at the NAMI Wakulla of ce. CRAWFORDVILLE LIONS CLUB will meet at 6 p.m. at Myra Jeans Restaurant. CAREGIVER SUPPORT GROUP will be held at 9 a.m. at Myra Jeans Restaurant in Crawfordville. Call Pat Ashley for more information at 984-5277. NAMI CONNECTION, a support group for people diagnosed with a mental illness,will meet at 10:30 a.m. at the library.Wednesday, July 17 ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS welcomes newcomers at 6:30 p.m. at 54 Ochlockonee Street in Crawfordville. For more information, call 545-1853. ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS holds open discussion at 8 p.m. at 54 Ochlockonee Street in Crawfordville. For more information, call 545-1853. ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS meets at Ochlockonee Bay UMC on Surf Road at noon. ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS will meet at 8 p.m. at the Station House, 3106 Shadeville Highway. Call 544-0719 for more information. BOOK BABIES, storytime with activities for toddlers, will be held at the public library at 10:30 a.m. BRAIN GYM CLASS will be held at the senior center at 10:30 a.m. KNITTING GROUP meets at the public library from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. For information, call 491-1684. LINE DANCING will be held at the senior center at 2 p.m. NARCOTICS ANONYMOUS will meet at 6:30 p.m. at NAMI Wakulla, 2140-C Crawfordville Highway. Call 224-2321 for more information. BEADING CLASSES with Tamara will be held at 12:45 p.m. at the Senior Citizens Center. Choose from glass and stone beads to create your masterpiece. There is a $3 to $5 fee for the materials. KNITTING CLUB will meet at 4 p.m. at the public library. Anyone interested in the art of knitting are encouraged to attend. Mah Jongg Club meets every Wednesday from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. at the Precinct 7 voting house on Whiddon Lake Road. Newcomers are welcome; you do not need to know how to play. Government MeetingsThursday, July 11 CITY OF ST. MARKS will hold a budget workshop at 6:30 p.m. and a public hearing at 6:45 p.m. at 788 Port Leon Dr. Monday, July 15 COUNTY COMMISSION will hold its regular board meeting at 5 p.m. in the commission chambers.Monday, July 22 COUNTY SCHOOL BOARD meeting will be held at 5:45 p.m. in the school board room. For information call 926-0065. CITY OF SOPCHOPPY will be holding a Budget Workshop for the 2013-14 scal year.Monday, August 5 WAKULLA COUNTY COMMISSION will hold its regular board meeting at 5 p.m. in the commission chambers. Thursday, August 8 BUDGET DEVELOPMENT WORKSHOP for scal year 2013/2014 will take place in the commission chambers at 5 p.m. AIRPORT MASTER PLAN MEETING at the Welcome Center in Panacea 6 p.m. FLOW MOBILE Senior Center 10 a.m. 2 p.m. SO FUN TO SEW YOUTH SUMMER CAMP $60 7:30 a.m. 5:30 p.m. BAD LAWN & BUGS WORKSHOP Extension Of ce $5 7 p.m.ThursdayFridayMonday ThursTuesday W e e k Week i n in W a k u l l a akulla W a k u l l a akullaEmail your community events to jjensen@ thewakullanews.net Weekly meetings Special EventsThursday, July 11 AIRPORT MASTER PLAN MEETING will be held at the Wakulla Welcome Center in Panacea from 6 p.m. until 7:30 p.m. The purpose of the meeting is to provide the citizens of Wakulla County and other interested parties an opportunity to provide input on the development of the Wakulla Airport Master Plan. Friday, July 12 THE FLOW MOBILE (Florida Licensing On Wheels) will be at the Wakulla Senior Center from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. FLOW Mobile provides a convenient method to renew a driver license, obtain a replacement, change a name or address on a license, get an identi cation card, renew a vehicle registration and purchase a specialty license plate. They also offer the departments critical safety services such as emergency contact information registration and safety campaigns. No written or driving tests are given from mobile units, all normal fees apply. For more information about the FLOW Mobile you can go to: http://www. hsmv.gov/of ces/FLOW.htm, or call secnior center at 926-7145. Saturday, July 13 35th ANNUAL SWAMP STOMP music festival will be held from 4 p.m. until 9 p.m. at the Tallahassee Museum. The festival is a staple of the Big Bends cultural calendar and features Americana and bluegrass performances by the regions best musicians. Returning to stage this year are Swamp Stomp veterans Del Suggs and Sarah Mac, as well as talented new acts. There will be plenty of activities to keep all ages busy, from zip lining on Tallahassee Museums exhilarating Tree to Tree Adventures course and live Animal Encounters to face painting and discovery tables. Admission is free for members and included in general admission ticket purchases on the day of the event. For more information visit www.tallahasseemuseum.org or call 850-575-8684. Monday, July 15 Thursday, July 18 SO FUN TO SEW 4-H Youth Summer Day Camp will be held at the Extension Of ce. Summer Day Camp programs are held from 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Mon Thurs. For more information visit wakulla. ifas.u .edu or call 926-3931. Tuesday, July 16 WAKULLAS BAD LAWN & GARDEN BUGS workshop will be held at the Extension Of ce. Cost is $5. For more information visit wakulla. ifas.u .edu or call 926-3931. Thursday, July 18 WAKULLA COUNTY CANCER SUPPORT GROUP meets in the Education Center of the Crawfordville United Methodist Church at 7 p.m. This group meeting is for men and women, regardless of the type of cancer. For more information, call 926-6050.Upcoming EventsFriday, July 19 GIRLS UNITY DAY will be held at the TCC Wakulla Center from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Girl Scouts of the Florida Panhandle invites girls entering grades 1-5 to a fun lled day. Bring your friends to learn how Girl Scouting helps girls to discover, connect, and take action to make the world a better place. The event is free. For more information contact Lynda Contreras-Thomas at lcontreres@ gscfp.org or 386-2131. Friday, July 20 WHS CLASS OF 1993 is holding their 20 year reunion on July 20. There will be a family fun day from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Wakulla Springs. Lunch and games for the kids will be provided. Dinner and socializing will take place that evening at Wildwood Resort, 3896 Coastal Hwy. Cost is $45 per person for the evening. For additional information please visit The Wakulla High School class of 1993 Facebook page, email firstname.lastname@example.org, or call (850) 508-8623.Wednesday, July 24 SENIOR CENTER CHRISTMAS IN JULY luncheon will be held beginning with a silent auction at 11:30 a.m. while lunch will be served at noon. Proceeds will help meet the needs of the seniors food program. Any and all donations are appreciated. Please call the Wakulla Senior Citizens Of ce for ticket information. 926-7145 ext. 229 will get you Teri Harless, or ext. 221 for Shelly Homan. Saturday, July 27 APALACHEE BAY VOLUNTEER FIRE DEPT is having a yard and bake sale fundraiser from 8 a.m. until 2 p.m. at 1557 Shell Point Rd. Saturday, August 17 CATHERINE CAMERON BOOK LAUNCH will be held at the Crawfordville Womans Club from 2 p.m. until 4 p.m. to celebrate the release of her book Are You Looking for an Administrative Job? Refreshments, books for sale and, of course, great fellowship will be offered. RSVP to email@example.com by August 10. If you cannot make it, the book is available on www.amazon.com and www.bn.com. Monday, July 22 Thursday, July 25 ADVANCED QUILTING 4-H Youth Camp will be held at the Extension Of ce. Summer Day Camp programs are held from 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Mon Thurs. For more information visit wakulla.ifas.u .edu or call 926-3931. July 11 July 18 FRIDAY NIGHT MOVIE Our Friday Night Movie this week is the action packed re-telling of the Jack and the Beanstalk fairy tale. This PG-13 (for intense scenes of fantasy action violence, frightening images, and brief language) film tells the tale of the ancient war between giants and humans getting restarted by a boy accidently opening the portal between the two worlds. Starring Nicholas Hoult (X-Men First Class), Ewan McGregor (the Star Wars prequels), among others this new telling of the classic story is packed with thrills and excitement. Some scenes may be a little intense for our youngest patrons. Join us at 7 p.m. this Friday for all the fun! Doors open at 6:45. MAMA KOKU RETURNS TO WCPL! Were excited next week to bring back Mama Koku to WCPL as part of our Summer Program of Events. Kokus great storytelling skills and songs bring her words to life as she gets the entire audience involved in all the fun while she teaches us about life lessons and the world around us. Kokus performances have always been popular here and the kids leave buzzing about all the fun they had and all that theyve learned. All the fun kicks off Thursday, July 18 at 7 p.m. so please come out and join us! SUMMER PROGRAM UPDATE Were about at the halfway point of the summer and still have a lot of fun in store. In addition to our Summer Programs well have an archaeologist from the State of Florida come down to do a program as well as people from the Tallahassee Museum of Natural History (the Jr. Museum to longtime residents of the area). Well be ending the summer with our 2nd annual talent show for our younger patrons along with a screening of a lm made by the participants in our teen program. There is still a lot of fun to be had so please come by and check us out! Brochures with more detailed information are available at the front desk, on our Facebook page, or can be emailed to you so please contact us with any questions! SUMMER READING BOOKS UPDATE As we have passed into July and the rst day of school being the 15th of August, we strongly recommend that, if your child hasnt at least put themselves on the waiting list for their grades summer reading, that they do so as soon as they can. While we have purchased multiple copies of each summer reading book, due to increasing longer wait lists, we are rapidly approaching a date where we cant guarantee that your child will be able to get the book before school begins. If you or your child has an account with us were more than happy to add you to any waiting list over the phone. We also have copies available of some of the books via e-book for those who have a reader. Please dont hesitate to contact us at 926-7415 if we can help you in any way.By SCOTT JOYNER Library Director Library News...
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Monthly cust meter reading. Presenting maintenance reports at scheduled Board of Directors meeting. Order and maintain inventory of all parts & supplies. Oversees the maintenance of the districts well sites, chorine buildings, backhoe, Kawasaki mule, and other mechanical and electrical equipment. Monitors District SCADA system on a daily basis and other duties as assigned. Job Requirements include High School diploma or GED certificate. Technical training in water distribution systems maintenance or equivalent preferred. Knowledge of FDEP requirements for operation of public water systems. One year of field maintenance work or equivalent; able to operate and perform routine maintenance on backhoe and other equipment. Holds a State of Florida Class C Water Distribution Operator license or a Class C Water Treatment Operators license or obtain one within one year. Valid Florida Drivers License and have a satisfactory driving record. The selected candidate must be available to attend monthly Board meetings on Saturdays. Please submit cover letter and resume, with references, education, and professional work experience history to Alligator Point Water Office Manager at P.O. Box 155, Panacea, FL 32346 by Monday July 22, 2013, by 11:00am. Applications will be reviewed by the Board of Directors and top candidates must be available to interview on July 23, 2013 beginning at 2:00 pm to determine the most qualified applicants. Inquires should be made to the District office at (850) 349-2274 during normal business hours. Consistent with Florida Law, all applications may be made available for public inspec-tion upon request. Criminal background checks and drug screenings are required. Alligator Point Water Resources District is an Affirmative Action Equal Opportunity Employer. DRIVERS:Guaranteed Home EVERY Weekend! Company: All Miles PAID (Loaded or Empty)! Lease: To Own NO Money Down, NO Credit Check!.CALL: 888-880-5911 PART TIME HANDY MAN WANTEDHistoric Wakulla Springs Lodge is looking for a jack of all trades to assist with facility and grounds upkeep. Job includes: responding to trouble calls preventative maintenance tasks, and janitorial duties. Experience in carpentry, painting, plumbing, and electrical required. HVAC experience preferred. Qualified applicants may pick up an application at the Lodge front desk, located inside Wakulla Springs State Park, 550 Wakulla Park Drive. Wakulla Springs, FL 32327. Wakulla Springs is an EEO/Drug Free Workplace. YARD MAN/ HANDY MANOn an as needed basis. Odd jobs, painting, palm tree maintenance, yard work. Must have transportation and references. 850-567-3732 ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT TRAINEES NEEDED! Become a Certified Microsoft Office Professional! NO EXPERIENCE NEEDED! SC Train can get you job ready ASAP! HS Diploma/GED PC/Internet needed! (888)212-5888 Premium Metal Roofing, Manufacturer Direct! 8 Metal Roof profiles in 40+ colors Superior customer service, same day pick-up, fast delivery! 1-888-779-4270 or visit www.gulfcoast supply.com MULTI FAMILY YARD SALE43 Provo place crawfordville Saturday July 13th starting at 7:00am. Home decor, baby items, china, & small furniture. WAKULA STATIONSat & Sun 8am-4pm Household items, clothing and other Misc. Items. 539 Rock Rd off HWY 267, West of Wakulla Station AQUARIUM 125 gallon, rigged for salt or fresh water w/cabinet, pump & accessories $375. firm, no calls after 8pm (850) 926-5511 Stop scratching & gnawing. Promote healing & hair growth. Stamp out ITCHAMCALLITS! Shampoo with Happy Jack Itch No More, apply Skin Balm add Tonekote to diet... Ashley Fee & Hardware (850) 421-7703 (www.happy jackinc.com) SHELLPOINTAmazing views from 3rd story deck. Studio apartment with full size kitchen, huge bath, W/D, and king Murphy bed. Fully furnished. $650/month plus utilities, 6month lease minimum. Linda 850-591-3306 PANACEA SUMMER TRACE APARTMENTS 45 Otter Lake Rd 1 Bedroom UnitsNow Available with rental assistance if qualifyCall (850) 984-4811TDD 1-800-955-8771This institution is an Equal Opportunity Pr ovider and Em ployer Equal Housing Opportunity. WAKULLALive in a beautiful Wakulla River neighborhood w/access to the community docks, boat ramp & park. Upscale 2 br 1 1/2 ba home situated on a secluded wooded lot. The house includes a 2 car carport, wraparound porch, hardwood floors, 6 burner Jenn-Aire stove, fireplace, skylights, ceiling fans thru-out w/d hook-up in a huge storage area. $950. mnth + $900.dep sml pets considered 850-926-4217 CRAWFORDVILLENewly Remodeled 3BR/2BA; W/D hook-up, $850 month plus Dep. (850) 228-0422 RENTAL WANTED 3 or 4 Bedroom House at Least 2 Baths and screened back porch, Northern Part of Crawfordville preferred (850) 363-2361 after 10am FOR SALE:2 Bdrm. 1 Bath House on 2 acres2243 Curtis Mill Rd Sopchoppy FL. Financing available with easy terms. Call 855-847-6807. Seth Scotts Heat & Air State Lic.Contractor #CAC1817434 Honest & Dependable Service, Installation, Repair & Maintenance: Residential & Commercial 12yrs Exp. 850-509-2405 5733-0711 TWN PUBLIC NOTICE WAKULLA COUNTY BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS SPRING CREEK HIGHWAY WIDENING & RESURFACING Request for Proposal No. ITB 2013-25 Advertisement Begin Date/Time: June 28, 2013 at 8:00 a.m. Board Decisions will be available at: 3093 Crawfordville Highway, Crawfordville, FL 32327. Sealed responses for Spring Creek Highway Widening and Resurfacing addressed to the Wakulla County Purchasing Director, at 3093 Crawfordville Highway, Crawfordville, FL 32327 will be received until August 2, 2013 at 2:00 p.m. at which time all proposals will be publicly opened. Any responses received after the time and date specified will not be accepted and shall be returned unopened to the Proposer. Please direct all questions to: Deborah DuBose Phone: 850.926.9500 Ext 707, FAX: 850.926.0940 e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Copies of the Invitation to Bid and the Plans and Specifications Packages may be obtained at the Wakulla County Purchasing Office at 3093 Crawfordville Highway, Crawfordville, FL 32327 for a non-refundable deposit of $100.00 beginning June 28, 2013, 8:00 a.m. Checks or money orders only please -made payable to: Preble-Rish, Inc. No pre-bid meeting will be held for this project. All Bidders are encouraged to visit the site to become familiar with the project area. Any person with a qualified disability requiring special accommodations at the 5750-0711 TWN PUBLIC NOTICE ADVERTISEMENT FOR PRE-QUALIFICATION TO BID CONSTRUCTION WAKULLASCHOOLDISTRICT PUBLIC ANNOUNCEMENTREQUESTING PRE-QUALIFICATIONS FROM QUALIFIED GENERALCONTRACTORS PRE-QUALIFICATION PROPOSALS ARE REQUESTED FROM QUALIFIED GENERAL CONTRACTORS BYTHE WAKULLACOUNTYSCHOOLDISTRICT. PROJECT:Guidance Office Renovations at Wakulla High School 3237 Coastal Highway Crawfordville, Florida 32327 SCOPE TO INCLUDE: The project consist of selective demolition, construction of new walls and partitions, installation of new doors, frames and door hardware, installation of finishes including floor coverings, base, ceilings, drywall, painting and installation of new casework. Mechanical work includes the replacement of one HVAC unit and the installation and redistribution of HVAC duct. Electrical work includes new light fixtures, duplex outlets and telecom outlets, and the relocation of existing light fixtures. GENERALINFORMATION: Provide four (4) copies of the Pre-Qualifications Package to the Wakulla County School Board Office, 69 Arran Road, Crawfordville, Florida 32327. Submittals must be received at the office of the Superintendent of Wakulla County Schools by 2:00 p.m. local time on Wednesday, July 17, 2013. Facsimile (FAX) and submittals received after 2:00 p.m. will not be considered. Apre-submittal meeting will be held to review the pre-qualification procedures and requirement and the scope of the project on July 15, 2013 @ 2:00 p.m. at the site, Wakulla High School, 3237 Coastal Highway, Medart, Florida. Completed packets and a Public Entity Crimes Statement must be returned to the office of Robert Pearce, Superintendent of Wakulla County Schools, 69 Arran Road, Crawfordville, Florida 32327, ATTENTION: William R. Bristol no later than July 17, 2013 @ 10:00 a.m. The School Board of Wakulla County Florida reserves the right to waive or reject any informality in the selection process and to reject any or all pre-qualification packets when such a waiver or rejection is in the best interest of the Wakulla County School Board. Pre-Qualification Packets may be obtained free of charge upon request to William R. Bristol, Executive Director of Facilities, 69 Arran Road, Crawfordville, Florida 32327, telephone (850) 926-0065. Wakulla County School Board is an equal opportunity agency. Robert Pearce, Superintendent July 4 & 11, 2013 2Br 2Ba Town House $750 mo. RENTALS: Wakulla Realty850926 5084Sonya HallLic. Real Estate BrokerSTORAGE RENTALS AVAILABLESpecializing in Wakulla Co. Pelican Post Post your classi ed line ad in The Wakulla News and it will run on our website thewakullanews.com for FREE! Post it! Buy it! Sell it! Deadline Monday 11:00 A.M.CLASSIFIED ADS Starting at just $12.00 a week! 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www.thewakullanews.com THE WAKULLA NEWS, Thursday, July 11, 2013 Page 5B bid opening shall contact purchasing at the phone number listed above at least 5 business days prior to the event. If you are hearing or speech impaired, please contact this office by using the Florida Relay Services which can be reached at 1.800.955.8771 (TDD). The Board of County Commissioners reserves the right to reject any and all bids or accept minor irregularities in the best interest of Wakulla County. Randy Merritt, Chairman Deborah DuBose, Director, Employee Support Services July 4 & 11, 2013 5758-0711 TWN PUBLIC NOTICE 7/29/13 sale date NOTICE OF PUBLIC SALE Vehicle will be sold for towing and storage. Charges pursuant to F.S. 713.78 Date of Sale: 07/29/13 Time: 9:00 AM 2004 FORD VIN # 1FTRX14W04KD94620 Hobbys Towing & Recovery reserves the right to accept or reject any and/or bids. 1498 Shadeville Rd Crawfordville, FL32327 850-926-7698 July 11, 2013 5748-0725 TWN PUBLIC NOTICE NOTICE OF SUSPENSION Case No: 201301598 TO: Michael K. Smith, ANotice of Suspension to suspend your license and eligibility for licensure has been filed against you. You have the right to request a hearing pursuant to Sections 120.569 and 120.57, Florida Statutes, by mailing a request for same to the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, Division of Licensing, Post Office Box 3168, Tallahassee, Florida 32315-3168. If a request for hearing is not received by 21 days from the date of the last publication, the right to hearing in this matter will be waived and the Department will dispose of this cause in accordance with law. July 4, 11, 18 & 25, 2013 5759-0711 TWN PUBLIC NOTICE REGISTRATION AND NOTICE TO SHOW CAUSE Pursuant to Section 98.075(2), Florida statutes, notice is given to the following person(s) to show cause why they should not be disqualified as a registered voter: Jason P. Harper Last known address of: 44 Richland Rd., Crawfordville, FL32327 The above individual(s) is/are notified to show cause why his/her name should not be removed from the voter registration rolls. Failure to respond within 30 days of this published notice will result in a determination of ineligibility by the Supervisor of Elections and removal of your name from the statewide voter registration system. For further information and instructions, contact the Supervisor of Elections at (850) 926-7575. Henry F. Wells, Wakulla County Supervisor of Elections P. O. Box 305 Crawfordville, Florida, 32326 July 11, 2013 5757-0711 TWN PUBLIC NOTICE 7/26 sale date NOTICE OF SALE Public Notice is hereby given that the C & P Towing will sell at Public Auction for towing and storage, pursuant to Florida Statutes section 731.78. C & P Towing reserves the right to accept or reject any and/or all bids. To be held at C & P Towing at 2235 Crawfordville Highway, Crawfordville, Florida 32327, on 7/26/13 at 9:00 a.m. on the following vehicle(s): 2002 FORD VIN # 3FAFP13P22R149149 July 11, 2013 5727-0711 TWN Vs. Forde, Erin Case No: 2012 CA000204 Notice of Foreclosure Sale PUBLIC NOTICE IN THE CIRCUIT COURT IN AND FOR WAKULLACOUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO: 2012 CA000204 JPMORGAN CHASE BANK, N.A. Plaintiff, vs. ERIN FORDE A/K/AERIN M. FORDE A/K/AERIN MOLLIE FORDE; BAKARI SAMPSON A/K/ABAKARI BERNARD SAMPSON; UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF ERIN FORDE A/K/AERIN M. FORDE A/K/AERIN MOLLIE FORDE; UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF BAKARI SAMPSON A/K/ABAKARI BERNARD SAMPSON; UNKNOWN TENANTI; UNKNOWN TENANTII, and any unknown heirs, devisees, grantees, creditors, and other unknown persons or unknown spouses claiming by, through and under any of the above-named Defendants, Defendants. NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE is hereby given that the undersigned Clerk of the Circuit Court of Wakulla County, Florida, will on the 25th day of July 2013, at 11:00 a.m. at the Front door of the Wakulla Courthouse located in Crawfordville, offer for sale and sell at public outcry to the highest and best bidder for cash, the following-described property situate in Wakulla County, Florida: LOT 42, BLOCK Q, MAGNOLIAGARDENS, ACCORDING TO THE MAPOR PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 1, PAGE(S) 37, PUBLIC RECORDS OF WAKULLACOUNTY, FLORIDA. pursuant to the Final Judgment entered in a case pending in said Court, the style of which is indicated above. 5728-0711 TWN Vs. Flynn, Ruth Case #: 2011CA-000332 Notice of Sale PUBLIC NOTICE IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE SECOND JUDICIALCIRCUIT IN AND FOR WAKULLA COUNTY. FLORIDACIVILDIVISION Case #: 2011-CA-000332 JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association Plaintiff, -vs.Ruth Flynn Defendant(s). NOTICE OF SALE NOTICE IS HEREBYGIVEN pursuant to an Order dated June 11, 2013, entered in Civil Case No. 2011-CA-000332 of the Circuit Court of the 2nd Judicial Circuit in and for Wakulla County, Florida, wherein JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association, Plaintiff and Ruth Flynn are defendant(s), I, Clerk of Court, Brent X. Thurmond, will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash ATTHE FRONTLOBBYOF THE WAKULLACOUNTYCOURTHOUSE LOCATED AT3056 CRAWFORDVILLE HWY., CRAWFORDVILLE, FLORIDAAT11:00 A.M. on July 25, 2013, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment, to-wit: LOT 8, BLOCK 4, WAKULLAGARDENS, UNIT TWO, ASUBDIVISION AS PER MAP OR PLAT THEREOF, RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 1, PAGE 42, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF WAKULLACOUNTY, FLORIDA. ANYPERSON CLAIMING AN INTERESTIN THE SURPLUS FROM THE SALE, IF ANY, OTHER THAN THE PROPERTYOWNER AS OF THE DATE OF THE LIS PENDENS MUSTFILE ACLAIM WITHIN 60 DAYS AFTER THE SALE. If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact the ADACoordinator; 301 South Monroe Street, Tallahassee, Florida 32301; (850) 577-4430 at least 7 days before your scheduled court appearance, or immediately upon receiving this notification of the time before the scheduled appearance is less than 7 days. If you are hearing or voice impaired, call 711. Brent X. Thurmond, CLERK OF THE CIRCUITCOURT Wakulla County, Florida (SEAL) By:/s/Tiffany Deschner, DEPUTYCLERK OF COURT Submitted By: ATTORNEYFOR PLAINTIFF: SHAPIRO, FISHMAN & GACH, LLP 2424 North Federal Highway, Suite 360 Boca Raton, Florida 33431 (561) 998-6700 (561) 998-6707 July 4 & 11, 2013 5729-0711 TWN Vs. Mitchell, Amanda Case No: 2012-CA-000304 Notice of Foreclosure Sale PUBLIC NOTICE IN THE CIRCUIT COURT IN AND FOR WAKULLACOUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO: 2012-CA-000304 JPMORGAN CHASE BANK, NATIONALASSOCIATION Plaintiff, vs. AMANDAN. MITCHELLA/K/AAMANDAMITCHELL; TIMOTHYW. MITCHELLA/K/ATIMOTHYMITCHELL; UNKNOWN TENANTI; UNKNOWN TENANTII, and any unknown heirs, devisees, grantees, creditors, and other unknown persons or unknown spouses claiming by, through and under any of the above-named Defendants, Defendants. NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE is hereby given that the undersigned Clerk of the Circuit Court of Wakulla County, Florida, will on the 25th day of July 2013, at 11 A.M. at the Front door of the Wakulla Courthouse located in Crawfordville, offer for sale and sell at public outcry to the highest and best bidder for cash, the following-described property situate in Wakulla County, Florida: THE SOUTH HALF OF LOT 35 AND ALLOF LOT 34, BLOCK 54, WAKULLAGARDENS, UNIT 5, AS PER MAPOR PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 1, PAGE 56 OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF WAKULLACOUNTY, FLORIDA. pursuant to the Final Judgment entered in a case pending in said Court, the style of which is indicated above. Any person or entity claiming an interest in the surplus, if any, resulting from the foreclosure sale, other than the property owner as of the date of the Lis Pendens, must file a claim on same with the Clerk of Court within 60 days after the foreclosure sale. WITNESS my hand and official seal of said Court this 11th day of June, 2013. AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT: If you are a person with a disability who needsany accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact: Susan Wilson, ADACoordinator; 301 South Monroe Street; Tallahassee, FL32301; 850.577.4401; at least 7 days before your scheduled court appearance, or immediately upon receiving this notification if the time before the scheduled appearance is less than 7 days; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call 711. CLERK OF THE CIRCUITCOURT (SEAL) By:/s/Tiffany Deschner, Deputy Clerk DefaultLink, Inc., Attn: Publication Department 330 North Andrews Ave., #102, Ft Lauderdale, FL33301 DLIPublications@defaultlink.com (954)-779-2766 ATTORNEYFOR PLAINTIFF: Latasha Moore-Robinson Butler & Hosch, P.A., 3185 S. Conway Rd., Ste. E., Orlando, Florida 32812 (407) 381-5200 July 4 & 11, 2013 5751-0711 TWN Vs. Bassin, Donna Case No. 12-438-CANotice of Sale PUBLIC NOTICE IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE SECOND JUDICIALCIRCUIT, IN AND FOR WAKULLACOUNTY, FLORIDACASE NO.: 12-438-CA DEUTSCHE BANK NATIONALTRUSTCOMPANY, AS TRUSTEE ON BEHALF OF ACE SECURITYCORP. MANUFACTURED HOUSING TRUST, SERIES 2003 MH1, ASSET-BACKED PASS-THROUGH CERTIFICATES, acting by and through GREEN TREE SERVICING LLC, as Servicing Agent 7360 S. Kyrene Road, Tempe, AZ 85283, Plaintiff, v. DONNAJ. BASSIN A/K/ADONNACHAMBERS BASSIN, SANTANAM. BASSIN, THE UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF SANTANAM. BASSIN, JOHN T. GAY, and THE UNKNOWN PARTYIN POSSESSION OF 1347 DR MARTIN LUTHER KING JR MEMORIALROAD, formerly known as 1347 LOWER BRIDGE ROAD, CRAWFORDVILLE, FLORIDA32327, Defendants. 5753-0711 TWN Vs. Nichols, Elizabeth Case No. 12-364-CANotice of Sale PUBLIC NOTICE IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE SECOND JUDICIALCIRCUIT, IN AND FOR WAKULLACOUNTY, FLORIDACASE NO.: 12-364-CA THE BANK OF NEW YORK MELLON TRUSTCOMPANY, N.A., AS TRUSTEE GREENPOINTMANUFACTURED HOUSING CONTRACT TRUST, PASS-THROUGH CERTIFICATE, SERIES 1999-3, acting by and through GREEN TREE SERVICING LLC, in its capacity as Servicer 7360 S. Kyrene Road, Tempe, AZ 85283, Plaintiff, v. ELIZABETH A. NICHOLS, et al. Defendants. NOTICE OF SALE NOTICE IS HEREBYGIVEN THAT pursuant to Plaintiffs Final Summary Judgment of Foreclosure entered in the above-captioned action, I will sell the property situated in Wakulla County, Florida, described as follows, to wit: LOT 4, OF SHADEVILLE SOUTH, ASUBDIVISION AS PER MAPOR PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 3, PAGE 19 OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF WAKULLACOUNTY, FLORIDA; TOGETHER WITH THAT CERTAIN 1999 GENERAL MANUFACTURED D6648, 24 x 52 MOBILE HOME SERIALNUMBER: GMHGA4109923361A/B. Commonly known as: 76 SOUTHERN DRIVE, CRAWFORDVILLE, FLORIDA32327 at public sale, to the highest and best bidder, for cash in and online sale at the Wakulla County Courthouse, 3056 Crawfordville Hwy, Crawfordville, Florida 32327, at 11:00 AM (ET), on the1st day of August, 2013. If you are a subordinate lien holder claiming a right to funds remaining after the sale, you must file a claim with the Clerk of Court no later than 60 days after the sale. If you fail to file a claim, you will not be entitled to any remaining funds. Notice to Persons With Disabilities: If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact the Court Administrators office not later than seven days prior to the proceeding. BRENTX. THURMOND, CLERK OF COURT (SEAL) By:/s/Tiffany Deschner, Deputy Clerk Attorney for Plaintiff: Timothy D. Padgett, P.A. 6267 Old Water Oak Road, Suite 203, Tallahassee, FL32312 Tel: (850) 422-2520 Fax: (850) 422-2567 firstname.lastname@example.org July 11 & 18, 2013 5754-00718 TWN vs. Chrisco, Chad, Case No. 652009CA000391CAXXXX Re-Notice Foreclosure Sale PUBLIC NOTICE IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE SECOND JUDICIALCIRCUIT, IN AND FOR WAKULLACOUNTY, FLORIDACIVILDIVISION, CASE NO.: 652009CA000391CAXXXX CITIMORTGAGE, INC SUCCESSOR BYMERGER TO ABN AMRO MORTGAGE GROUP, INC Plaintiff, vs. CHAD CONROYCHRISCO A/K/ACHAD CHRISCO, et al Defendants. RE-NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE RE-NOTICE IS HEREBYGIVEN pursuant to an Order Granting Plaintiffs Motion to Reschedule Foreclosure Sale filed April 30, 2013 and entered in Case No. 652009CA000391CAXXXX of the Circuit Court of the SECOND Judicial Circuit in and for WAKULLACOUNTY, Florida, wherein CITIMORTGAGE, INC. SUCCESSOR BYMERGER TO ABN AMRO MORTGAGE GROUP, INC., is Plaintiff, and CHAD CONROYCHRISCO A/K/ACHAD CHRISCO, et al are Defendants, the clerk will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash, beginning at 11:00 AM at the WAKULLACounty Courthouse, the FRONT LOBBYof the Courthouse, at 3056 Crawfordville Highway, Crawfordville, FL32327, in accordance with Chapter 45, Florida Statutes, on the 1st day of August, 2013, the following described property as set forth in said Lis Pendens, to wit: North Half of Lot 50 of Rainbow Acres, as per the map or plat recorded in Plat Book 1, Book Page 66 Aof the Public Records of Wakulla County, Florida, being more particularly described as follows: Commence at an iron pipe marking the Southwest corner of Lot 50 of Rainbow Acres, as per the map or plat recorded in Plat Book 1, Page 66Aof the public Records of Wakulla County, Florida, and proceed North 00 degrees 12 minutes 35 seconds East along the West boundary of said Lot 50 a distance of 316.93 feet to the Point of Beginning. From said Point of Beginning thence continue North 00 degrees 12 minutes 35 seconds East 316.93 feet to an iron pipe marking the North West corner of said Lot 50, thence run South 89 degrees 54 minutes 50 seconds East 330.47 feet to an iron pipe marking the Northeast corner of said Lot 50, thence run South 00 degrees 15 minutes 33 seconds West along the East boundary of said Lot 50 a distance of 317.07 feet, thence run North 89 degrees 53 minutes 23 seconds West 330.20 feet to the Point of Beginning. Together with an Easement for ingress and egress over and across the West 30.00 feet of the South one-half of Lot 50 of Rainbow Acres, a subdivision as per map or plat thereof recorded in Plat Book 1, Page 66Aof the Public Records of Wakulla County, Florida. Any person claiming an interest in the surplus funds from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the lis pendens must file a claim within 60 days after the sale. Phelan Hallinan, PLC, Attorneys for Plaintiff 2727 West Cypress Creek Road, Ft. Lauderdale, FL33309 Tel: 954-462-7000 Fax: 954-462-7001 Service by email: FL.Service@PhelanHallinan.com By: /s/ Sim Singh, Phelan Hallinan, PLC Sim Singh, Esq., Florida Bar No. 98122 Emilio R. Lenzi, Esq., Florida Bar No. 0668273 If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in a court proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact: Danny Davis, Court Technology Office, Office of Court Administration, 301 S Monroe St, Rm 225, Tallahassee, FL32303 850.577.4401 at least 7 days before your scheduled court appearance, or immediately upon receiving notification if the time before the scheduled appearance is less than 7 days; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call 711. July 11 & 18, 2013 5755-0718 TWN vs. Celebrate Coastal Development, Case No. 12-352-CANOS Pursuant to Chapter 45 PUBLIC NOTICE IN THE CIRCUITCOURTOF THE SECOND JUDICIALCIRCUITIN AND FOR WAKULLACOUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO;12-352-CA CADC/RADCVENTURE 2011-1, LLC, a Delaware limited liability company Plaintiff, v. CELEBRATE COASTALDEVELOPMENT, LLC, et. al., Defendants. NOTICE OF SALE PURSUANT T O CHAPTER 45 NOTICE IS HEREBYGIVEN pursuant to the Final Judgment of Foreclosure entered on this 11th day of June 2013 in Case No.12-352-CAof the Circuit Court of the Second Judicial Circuit in and for Wakulla County, Florida, wherein CADC/RADC Venture 2011-1, LLC is Plaintiff, and Celebrate Coastal Developments, LLC and Lakes at Shell Point Homeowners Association, Inc. are Defendants the Clerk of the Court will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at the courthouse located at Room 136 of the Wakulla County Courthouse, 3056 Crawfordville Highway, Crawfordville, Florida at 11 am on the 1st day of August, 2013, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment, to wit: LOTS 24 AND 25 OF THE LAKES AT SHELLPOINT, ASUBDIVISION AS PER MAPOR PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 4, PAGE 8, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF WAKULLACOUNTY, FLORIDA. APERSON CLAIMING AN INTERESTIN THE SURPLUS FROM THE SALE, IF ANY, OTHER THAN THE PROPERTYOWNER AS OF THE DATE OF THE LIS PENDENS MUST FILE ACLAIM WITHIN (60) DAYS AFTER THE SALE. Adam Cervera, Esq., BECKER & POLIAKOFF, P.A., Attorneys for Plaintiff Alhambra Towers, 121 Alhambra Towers, 121 Alhambra Plaza, 10th Floor Coral Gables, Florida 33134 (305)262-4433, (305)442-2232Fax, Primary: acervera@becker poliakof f.com July 11 & 18, 2013 5756-0718 TWN vs.Bromley, Lori L.. Case No. 65-2010-CA-000145 Notice of Foreclosure Sale PUBLIC NOTICE IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE SECOND JUDICIALCIRCUIT IN AND FOR WAKULLACOUNTY, FLORIDACIVILACTION CASE NO.: 2010-CA-000145 CHASE HOME FINANCE LLC, Plaintiff, vs. LORI L. BROMLEYA/K/ALORI BROMLEY, et al, Defendant(s). NOTICE OF RESCHEDULED FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBYGIVEN pursuant to an Order Rescheduling Foreclosure Sale dated June 11, 2013 and entered in Case NO. 65-2010-CA-000145 of the Circuit Court of the SECOND Judicial Circuit in and for WAKULLACounty, Florida wherein JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association, successor by merger to Chase Home Finance LLC1, is the Plaintiff and LORI L. BROMLEYA/K/ALORI BROMLEY; are the Defendants, The Clerk of the Court will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at FRONTFOYER OF THE WAKULLACOUNTYCOURTHOUSE at 11:00AM, on the 1st day of August, 2013, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment: LOT 8, BLOCK 10, WAKULLAGARDENS, ASUBDIVISION AS PER MAPOR PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 1, PAGE 39 OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF WAKULLACOUNTY, FLORIDA. A/K/A40 FEATHER TRAIL, CRAWFORDVILLE, FL32327 Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the Lis Pendens must file a claim within sixty (60) days after the sale. WITNESS MYHAND and the seal of this Court on June 11, 2013. (SEAL) Brent X. Thurmond Clerk of the Circuit Court By:/s/Tiffany Deschner, Deputy ClerkRonald R Wolfe & Associates, P.L. P.O. Box 25018, Tampa, Florida 33622-5018 **See Americans with Disabilities Act Any persons with a disability requiring reasonable accommodations should call Clerk of Circuit Court at (850) 926-0905. July 11 & 18,2013 F10022209 5760-0718 TWN Vs. Yomes, Gregory Case No. 13-28 -CANotice of Sale PUBLIC NOTICE IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE SECOND JUDICIALCIRCUIT IN AND FOR WAKULLA COUNTY, FLORIDA. CIVILDIVISION CASE NO.13-28-CAUCN: 652013CA000028XXXXXX DEUTSCHE BANK NATIONALTRUSTCOMPANY, AS TRUSTEE ON BEHALF OF THE CERTIFICATEHOLDERS OF THE HSI ASSETSECURITIZATION CORPORATION TRUST 2007 HE2, Plaintiff, vs. GREGORYG. YOMES, et al., Defendants, NOTICE OF SALE PURSUANT TO CHAPTER 45 NOTICE IS HEREBYGIVEN pursuant to an Order or Summary Final Judgment of foreclosure dated June 11, 2013, and entered in Case No. 13 28 CA 652013CA000028XXXXXX of the Circuit Court in and for Wakulla County, Florida, wherein Deutsche Bank National Trust Company, as Trustee on behalf of the certificateholders of the HSI Asset Securitization Corporation Trust 2007 HE2 is Plaintiff and GREGORYG. YOMES; CYNTHIADENISE RICHTER YOMES; UNKNOWN TENANTNO. 1; UNKNOWN TENANTNO. 2; and ALLUNKNOWN PARTIES CLAIMING INTERESTS BY, THROUGH, UNDER OR AGAINSTANAMED DEFENDANTTO THIS ACTION, OR HAVING OR CLAIMING TO HAVE ANYRIGHT, TITLE OR INTERESTIN THE PROPERTYHEREIN DESCRIBED, are Defendants, I will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash in the Front Foyer of the Wakulla County Courthouse, 3056 Crawfordville Highway, Crawfordville, FL 32327 County, Florida, 11:00 a.m. on the 1st day of August,2013, the following described property as set forth in said Order or Final Judgment, to-wit: LOT 36, EDGEWOOD, ASUBDIVISION AS PER MAPOR PLAT THEREOF, RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 2, PAGE 83, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF WAKULLACOUNTY, FLORIDA. ANYPERSON CLAIMING AN INTERESTIN THE SURPLUS FROM THE SALE, IF ANY, OTHER THAN THE PROPERTYOWNER AS OF THE DATE OF THE LIS PENDENS MUSTFILE ACLAIM WITHIN 60 DAYS AFTER THE SALE. DATED at Crawfordville, Florida, on June 11, 2013. BRENTX THURMOND, As Clerk, Circuit Court (SEAL) By:/s/ Tiffany Deschner, As Deputy Clerk SHD Legal Group P.A., Attorneys for Plaintiff PO BOX 11438, Fort Lauderdale, FL33339 1438 Telephone: (954) 564 0071 Service E-mail: email@example.com July 11 & 18, 2013 1162 122415 NOTICE OF ACTION TO:DONNAJ. BASSIN A/K/ADONNACHAMBERS BASSIN, SANTANAM. BASSIN, THE UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF SANTANAM. BASSIN, JOHN T. GAY, and THE UNKNOWN PARTYIN POSSESSION OF 1347 DR MARTIN LUTHER KING JR MEMORIALROAD, formerly known as 1347 LOWER BRIDGE ROAD, CRAWFORDVILLE, FLORIDA32327, YOU ARE NOTIFIED that a civil action has been filed against you in the Circuit Court, County of Wakulla, State of Florida, to foreclose certain real property described as follows: Commence at the Northwest corner of Lot 1, Block 29 of Wakulla Gardens, Unit 3, a subdivision as per map or plat thereof recorded in Plat Book 1, Page 43 of the Public Records of Wakulla County, Florida and thence run North 71 degrees 18 minutes 30 seconds East 212.56 feet to a 1 inch iron pipe marking the POINT OF BEGINNING. From said POINT OF BEGINNING continue North 71 degrees 18 minutes 30 seconds East 147.45 feet to a concrete monument (marked #2919), thence run North 18 degrees 53 minutes 17 seconds West 262.72 feet to a concrete monument (marked #2919) lying on the Southerly right-of-way boundary of County Road #S-368, thence run South 86 degrees 53 minutes 32 seconds West along said right-of-way boundary 20.80 feet to a re-rod (marked #6475), thence leaving said right-of-way boundary run South 18 degrees 54 minutes 22 seconds East 145.92 feet to a re-rod (marked #6475), thence run South 71 degrees 18 minutes 03 seconds West 127.51 feet to a re-rod (marked #6475), thence run South 18 degrees 54 minutes 01 seconds East 122.37 feet to the POINT OF BEGINNING. The above described parcel being a portion of those lands as described in Official Records Book 22, page 196, Official Records Book 22, page 197, Official Records Book 37, page 477 and Official Records Book 66, page 764 of the Public Records of Wakulla County, Florida, with that certain 2001, 28 x 65, Cavalier Homes, 32815, Serial Number: ALCA0599560S32865A, ALCA0599560S32865B. You are required to file a written response with the Court and serve a copy of your written defenses, if any, to it on Timothy D. Padgett, Plaintiffs attorney, whose address is 6267 Old Water Oak Road, Suite 203, Tallahassee, Florida 32312, at least thirty (30) days from the date of first publication, and file the original with the clerk of this court either before service on Plaintiffs attorney or immediately thereafter; otherwise, a default will be entered against you for the relief demanded in the complaint. Dated this _____ day of _____________________, 2013. BRENTX. 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Page 6B THE WAKULLA NEWS, Thursday, July 11, 2013 www.thewakullanews.com Any person or entity claiming an interest in the surplus, if any, resulting from the foreclosure sale, other than the property owner as of the date of the Lis Pendens, must file a claim on same with the Clerk of Court within 60 days after the foreclosure sale. WITNESS my hand and official seal of said Court this 11th day of June, 2013. AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT: If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact: Susan Wilson, ADACoordinator; 301 South Monroe Street; Tallahassee, FL32301; 850.577.4401; at least 7 days before your scheduled court appearance, or immediately upon receiving this notification if the time before the scheduled appearance is less than 7 days; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call 711. CLERK OF THE CIRCUITCOURT (SEAL) By:/s/Tiffany Deschner, Deputy Clerk DefaultLink, Inc., Attn: Publication Department 330 North Andrews Ave., #102, Ft Lauderdale, FL33301 DLIPublications@defaultlink.com (954)-779-2766 ATTORNEYFOR PLAINTIFF: Latasha Moore-Robinson, Butler & Hosch, P.A. 3185 S. Conway Rd., Ste. E., Orlando, Florida 32812 (407) 381-5200 July 4 & 11, 2013B&H #294208 5726-0711 TWN vs. Jessup, Ashlee Case No. 11-367-CANotice of Foreclosure Sale PUBLIC NOTICE IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE SECOND JUDICIALCIRCUIT IN AND FOR WAKULLA COUNTY, FLORIDA, GENERALJURISDICTION DIVISION, CASE NO.11-367-CA CitiMortgage, Inc., Plaintiff, vs. Ashlee M. Jessup f/k/a Ashlee M. Shealy; John B. Jessup; Crawfordville Homeowners Association, Inc. a/k/a East Gate of Crawfordville Homeowners Association, Inc.; Penny McKinney; Unknown Tenant #1; Unknown Tenant #2, Defendants. NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBYGIVEN pursuant to AN Order dated May 22, 2013, entered in Case No. 11-367-CAof the Circuit Court of the Second Judicial Circuit, in and for Wakulla County, Florida, wherein CitiMortgage, Inc. is the Plaintiff and Ashlee M. Jessup f/k/a Ashlee M. Shealy; John B. Jessup; Crawfordville Homeowners Association, Inc. a/k/a East Gate of Crawfordville Homeowners Association, Inc.; Penny McKinney; Unknown Tenant #1; Unknown Tenant #2 are the Defendants, that I will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at, the front door of the courthouse, 3056 Crawfordville Highway, Crawfordville, FL32327, beginning at 11:00 AM on the 18th day of July, 2013, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment, to wit: LOT 23 OF EASTGATE SUBDIVISION (UNRECORDED) AND BEING MORE PARTICULARLYDESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS; COMMENCE AT ACONCRETE MONUMENT MARKING THE NORTHEAST CORNER OF LOT 59 OF THE HARTSFIELD SURVEYOF LANDS IN WAKULLACOUNTY, FLORIDAAND RUN SOUTH 72 DEGREES 30 MINUTES 30 SECONDS WEST ALONG THE NORTH BOUNDARYOF SAID LOT 59 ADISTANCE OF 2365.0 FEET TO ACONCRETE MONUMENT; THENCE SOUTH 17 DEGREES 52 MINUTES 45 SECONDS EAST 1050.52 FEET TO ACONCRETE MONUMENT MARKING THE NORTHEAST CORNER OF SAID EASTGATE SUBDIVISION; THENCE ALONG THE NORTH BOUNDARYOF SAID EASTGATE SUBDIVISION RUN SOUTH 72 DEGREES 40 MINUTES 45 SECONDS WEST 1000.00 FEET TO ACONCRETE MONUMENT ON THE EASTERLYRIGHT OF WAYBOUNDARYOF ACOUNTYROAD (GRIFFIN ROAD); THENCE ALONG SAID RIGHT OF WAYBOUNDARYSOUTH 17 DEGREES 51 MINUTES 45 SECONDS EAST 933.50 FEET TO ACONCRETE MONUMENT MARKING THE SOUTHWEST CORNER OF SAID EASTGATE SUBDIVISION; THENCE LEAVING SAID RIGHT OF WAYRUN NORTH 72 DEGREES 40 MINUTES 45 SECONDS EAST ALONG THE SOUTH BOUNDARYOF SAID EASTGATE SUBDIVISION 150.00 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING. FROM SAID POINT OF BEGINNING CONTINUE NORTH 72 DEGREES 40 MINUTES 45 SECONDS EAST 75.00 FEET; THENCE NORTH 17 DEGREES 51 MINUTES 45 SECONDS WEST 130.58 FEET TO THE SOUTHERN BOUNDARYOF A 50 FOOT RIGHT OF WAY(EASTGATE WAY); THENCE ALONG SAID RIGHT OF WAY SOUTH 72 DEGREES 40 MINUTES 45 SECONDS WEST 75.00 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING, CONTAINING 0.22 ACRES, MORE OR LESS. Dated this 18thday of June, 2013. Brent Thurmond, As Clerk of the Court (SEAL) By:/s/Tiffany Deschner, As Deputy Clerk If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact Susan Wilson, ADACoordinator, at 850.577.4401, 301 South Monroe Street, Tallahassee, FL32301at least 7 days before your scheduled court appearance, or immediately upon receiving this notification if the time before the scheduled appearance is less than 7 days; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call 711. Jessica L. Fagen, Esquire, Brock & Scott PLLC 1501 NW 49th St, Suite 200, Fort Lauderdale, FL33309 FLCourtDocs@brockandscott.com July 4 & 11, 2013 5731-0711 TWN In Re : Estate of Jones, Myles Case No: 13-48-CPNotice to Creditors PUBLIC NOTICE IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF WAKULLACOUNTY, FLORIDA, PROBATE DIVISION CASE NO: 13-48-CP IN RE : ESTATE OF MYLES WESLEYJONES a/k/a MYLES W. JONES Deceased, NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of Myles Wesley Jones, deceased, File 13-48 CPis pending in the Circuit Court for Wakulla County, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is 3056 Crawfordville Highway, Crawfordville, Florida 32327. The name and address of the personal representative and the personal representatives attorney is set forth below. All creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedents estate including unmatured, contingent or unliquidated claims, on whom a copy of this notice is required to be served must file their claims with this court WITHIN THE LATER OF 3 MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRSTPUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR 30 DAYS AFTER THE DATE OF SERVICE OF ACOPYOF THIS NOTICE ON THEM. All other creditors of the decedent and persons having claims or demands against decedents estate, including unmatured, contingent or unliquidated claims must file their claims with this court WITHIN 3 MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRSTPUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE. ALLCLAIMS NOTSO FILED WILLBE FOREVER BARRED. This date of the first publication of this notice is July 4, 2013. Personal Representative: Opal E. Howell 4214 Erie Street, Tallahassee, Florida 32305 Attorney for Personal Representative: Frances Casey Lowe, Esq., Florida Bar No. 521450 Guilday, Schwartz, Simpson, West, Hatch & Lowe, P.A 3042 Crawfordville Highway, Crawfordville, Florida 32327 (850) 926-8245 July 4 & 1, 2013 5732-0711 TWN The Estate of Susan Roberts Case No. 13-58-CP Notice To Creditors PUBLIC NOTICE IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE SECOND JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR WAKULLA COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION CASE NO. 13-58-CP In Re: The Estate of:Susan Walker Roberts Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of Susan Walker Roberts, deceased, whose date of death was December 30, 2012 File Number 13-58-CP, is pending in the Circuit Court for Wakulla County, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is 3056 Crawfordville Highway, Crawfordville, Florida 32327. The names and addresses of the personal representative and the personal representatives attorney are set forth below. All creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedents estate on whom a copy of this notice is required to be served must file their claims with this Court WITHIN THE LATER OF 3 MONTHS AFTER THE TIME OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR 30 DAYS AFTER THE DATE OF SERVICE OF A COPY OF THIS NOTICE ON THEM. All other creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedents estate must file their claims with this court WITHIN 3 MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE. ALL CLAIMS NOT FILED WITHIN THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH IN SECTION 733.702 OF THE FLORIDA PROBATE CODE WILL BE FOREVER BARRED. NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH ABOVE, ANY CLAIM FILED TWO (2) YEARS OR MORE AFTER THE DECEDENTS DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED. The date of the first publication of this Notice is July 4, 2013. Personal Representative: Lee Walker 1815 Hernando Dr., Tallahassee, Florida 32303 5752-0718 SCT Estate of Brim, Donald, File No. 13-42-CP, NTC IN THE CIRCUIT COURT, FOR WAKULLACOUNTY, FLORIDA, PROBATE DIVISION, FILE NO.: 13-42-CP IN RE: ESTATE OF DONALD BARRYBRIM, Deceased NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of Donald Barry Brim, deceased, whose date of death was April 10, 2013, is pending in the Circuit Court of Wakulla County, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is 3056 Crawfordville Hwy., Crawfordville, Florida 32327. The names and addresses of the personal representative and the personal representatives attorney are set forth below. All creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedents estate on whom a copy of this notice is required to be served must file their claims with this court WITHIN THE LATER OF 3 MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRSTPUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE, OR 30 DAYS AFTER THE DATE OF SERVICE OF ACOPYOF THIS NOTICE ON THEM. All other creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against the decedents estate must file their claims with this court WITHIN 3 MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRSTPUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE. ALLCLAIMS NOTFILED WITHIN THE TIME PERIODS SETFORTH IN SECTION 733.702 OF THE FLORIDAPROBATE CODE WILLBE FOREVER BARRED. NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME PERIODS SETFORTH ABOVE, ANYCLAIM FILED TWO (2) YEARS OR MORE AFTER THE DECEDENTS DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED. The date of first publication of this Notice is July 11, 2013. Personal Representative :Patricia Brim Walker 425 Tennyson Knl.Grayson, Georgia 30017 Attorney for Personal Representative: Susan L. St. John, FLBar No: 0640808 St. John Law Firm, P.L., 113 South Monroe St., First Floor Tallahassee, FL32301 850-201-7250 July 11 & 18, 2013 5762-0718 TWN PUBLIC NOTICE Seminole Self Storage LEGALNOTICE NOTICE IS GIVEN PURSUANTTO FLORIDASELF STORAGE FACILITYACT, FLORIDASTATUES, CHAPTER 83, PARTIV THATSEMINOLE SELF STORAGE WILLHOLD A SALE BYSEALED BID ON JUL Y 26, 2013 at 1 1:00a.m AT2314 CRAWFORDVILLE HWY, CRAWFORDVILLE, FLORIDA 32327, OF THE CONTENTS OF MINI-WAREHOUSE CONTAINING THE PERSONAL PROPERTYOF: CARYMILLER ROSS LANGFORD, JR. REBAMcKENZIE ALFONSO GUERRA KENNETH REDDING DANIELPRYOR TED CASH Before the sale date of JULY26, 2013 The Owners may redeem their property by payment of the Outstanding Balance and cost by mailing it to 2314 Crawfordville Hwy, Crawfordville, Florida, 32327 or Paying in person at the warehouse location. July 11 & 18, 2013 5734-0725 TWN NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED TAX DEED FILE NO.2013 TXD 026NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, thatTC 10 L, LLC the holder of the following certificate has filed said certificate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certificate number and year of issuance, the description of the property, and the names in which it was assessed are as follows: Certificate # 1278Year of Issuance2010Description of Property: Parcel #:17-3S-01E-096-05369-000TOWN OF WANETA SQUARE 57 LOTS 4, 5 & 6 OR 408 P 3 OR 444 P 380 Name in which assessed PATTIE E SMITH said property being in the County of Wakulla, State of Florida. Unless such certificateshall be redeemed according to law the property described in such certificate shall be soldto the highest bidder at the courthouse door on the 14 day ofAugust, 2013 at 10:00 A.M. Dated this 3 day of May, 2013 Signature: Brent X. Thurmond, ClerkBy: Donna Richardson, Deputy Clerk Clerk of the Circuit Court, Wakulla County, Florida July 4, 11, 18 & 25, 2013 5735-0725 TWN NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED TAX DEED FILE NO. 2013 TXD 027 NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, thatTC 10U, LLC the holder of the following certificate has filed said certificate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certificate number and year of issuance, the description of the property, and the names in which it was assessed are as follows: Certificate #795 Year of Issuance2010 Description of Property: Parcel #:22-2S-01W-000-03942-014P-1-14-M-61 A 2 AC TRACT LOCATED IN THE NE CORNER OF THE NW 1/4 OF SECTION 22 OR 224 P 821OR 754 P 396 Name in which assessed DENZEL OR RUTH DOCKERY TRUST said property being in the County of Wakulla, State of Florida. Unless such certificateshall be redeemed according to law the property described in such certificate shall be soldto the highest bidder at the courthouse door on the 14 day of August 2013, at 10:00 A.M. Dated this 3day of May, 2013 Signature: Brent X. Thurmond, ClerkBy: Donna Richardson, Deputy Clerk Clerk of the Circuit Court, Wakulla County, Florida 5736-0725 TWN NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED TAX DEED FILE NO. 2013 TXD 028 NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, thatTC 10U, LLC the holder of the following certificate has filed said certificate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certificate number and year of issuance, the description of the property, and the names in which it was assessed are as follows: Certificate #177 Year of Issuance2010 Description of Property: Parcel #:13-4S-02W-000-01935-00113-4S-2W P-14-1-M-50A 1.25 AC KNOWN AS TRACT 2 OR 89 P 682 OR 329 P 199 Name in which assessed RONA LAVON HAWKINS SR said property being in the County of Wakulla, State of Florida. Unless such certificateshall be redeemed according to law the property described in such certificate shall be soldto the highest bidder at the courthouse door on the 14 day of August, 2013, at 10:00 A.M. Dated this 3day of May, 2013 Signature: Brent X. Thurmond, Clerk By: Donna Richardson, Deputy Clerk Clerk of the Circuit Court, Wakulla County, FloridaJuly 4, 11, 18 & 25, 2013 5737-0725 TWN NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED TAX DEED FILE NO. 2013 TXD 029 NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, thatTC 10U, LLC the holder of the following certificate has filed said certificate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certificate number and year of issuance, the description of the property, and the names in which it was assessed are as follows: Certificate # 1014Year of Issuance2010Description of Property: Parcel #:09-3S-01W-000-04349-0009 3S 1W P-9-M-63 SW 1/4 OF NE 1/4 OF SE 1/4 OR 527 P 129 OR 555 P 894 Name in which assessed L B INVESTMENTS LLC said property being in the County of Wakulla, State of Florida. Unless such certificateshall be redeemed according to law the property described in such certificate shall be soldto the highest bidder at the courthouse door on the 14 day of August, 2013, at 10:00 A.M. Dated this 3day of May, 2013 Signature: Brent X. Thurmond, ClerkBy: Donna Richardson, Deputy Clerk Clerk of the Circuit Court, Wakulla County, Florida July 4, 11, 18 & 25, 2013 5738-0725 TWN NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED TAX DEED FILE NO. 2013 TXD 030 NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, thatTC 10U, LLC the holder of the following certificate has filed said certificate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certificate number and year of issuance, the description of the property, and the names in which it was assessed are as follows: Certificate #543 Year of Issuance Description of Property: Parcel #:24-5S-02W-057-03224-000 PANANCEA MINERAL SPRINGS UNIT 1 BLOCK 37 LOTS 1 & 2 OR 169 P 709 OR 557 P 127 Name in which assessed JER BE LOU DEV CORP said property being in the County of Wakulla, State of Florida. Unless such certificate shall be redeemed according to law the property described in such certificate shall be sold to the highest bidder at the courthouse door on the 14 day of August, 2013 at 10:00 A.M. Dated this 3day of May, 2013 Signature: Brent X. Thurmond, Clerk By: Donna Richardson, Deputy Clerk Clerk of the Circuit Court, Wakulla County, Florida July 4, 11, 18 & 25, 2013 5739-0725 TWN NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED TAX DEED FILE NO. 2013 TXD 031 NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, thatTC 10L, LLC the holder of the following certificate has filed said certificate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certificate number and year of issuance, the description of the property, and the names in which it was assessed are as follows: Certificate # 1323Year of Issuance2010Description of Property: Parcel #:02-4S-01E-000-05547-0002-4S-1E P-1-M-83B 2 ACRES IN SW COR OF N 1/2 OR 151 P 771OR 312 P 294 Name in which assessed JOHN T & JENNIFER A MOCK said property being in the County of Wakulla, State of Florida. Unless such certificateshall be redeemed according to law the property described in such certificate shall be sold to the highest bidder at the courthouse door on the 14 day of August, 2013, at 10:00 A.M. Dated this 6day of May, 2013 Signature: Brent X. Thurmond, Clerk By: Donna Richardson, Deputy Clerk Clerk of the Circuit Court, Wakulla County, FloridaJuly 4, 11, 18 & 25, 2013 5740-0725 TWN NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED TAX DEED FILE NO. 2013 TXD 032 NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, thatTC 10L, LLC the holder of the following certificate has filed said certificate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certificate number and year of issuance, the description of the property, and the names in which it was assessed are as follows: Certificate # 2264Year of Issuance2010Description of Property: Parcel #:00-00-077-014-10519-006GREINERS ADDITION SUB. BLOCK 24 LOTS 1 OR 289 P 262 OR 342 P 832 Name in which assessed SECRETARY OF HOUSING & URBAN DEVELOPMENT said property being in the County of Wakulla, State of Florida. Unless such certificateshall be redeemed according to law the property described in such certificate shall be soldto the highest bidder at the courthouse door on the 14 day of August, 2013, at 10:00 A.M. Dated this 6day of May, 2013 Signature: Brent X. Thurmond, ClerkBy: Donna Richardson, Deputy Clerk Clerk of the Circuit Court, Wakulla County, FloridaJuly 4, 11, 18 & 25, 2013 5741-0725 TWN NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED TAX DEED FILE NO. 2013 TXD 033 NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, thatTC 10L, LLC the holder of the following certificate has filed said certificate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certificate number and year of issuance, the description of the property, and the names in which it was assessed are as follows: Certificate # 1509Year of Issuance2010Description of Property: Parcel #:00-00-035-008-06981-000WAKULLA GARDENS UNIT 1 BLK 9 LOTS 13 & 14 OR 2 P 943 Name in which assessed WILLIAM T BECK III & REBECCA B STANLEY, TRUDY B THURMOND & MARY B PARKER said property being in the County of Wakulla, State of Florida. Unless such certificate shall be redeemed according to law the property described in such certificate shall be sold to the highest bidder at the courthouse door on the 14 day of August, 2013, at 10:00 A.M. Dated this 6day of May, 2013 Signature: Brent X. Thurmond, ClerkBy: Donna Richardson, Deputy Clerk Clerk of the Circuit Court, Wakulla County, FloridaJuly 4, 11, 18 & 25, 2013 5742-0725 TWN NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED TAX DEED FILE NO. 2013 TXD 034 NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, thatTC 10U, LLC the holder of the following certificate has filed said certificate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certificate number and year of issuance, the description of the property, and the names in which it was assessed are as follows: Certificate #75 Year of Issuance2010 Description of Property: Parcel #:35-5S-03W-000-01293-00035-5S-3W P-19-M-28 RAILROAD R-W LESS COUNTY ROAD OR 25 P 109 OR 488 P 696 Name in which assessed HOBERT S MCCLANAHAN said property being in the County of Wakulla, State of Florida. Unless such certificateshall be redeemed according to law the property described in such certificate shall be soldto the highest bidder at the courthouse door on the 14 day of August, 2013, at 10:00 A.M. Dated this 6day of May, 2013 Signature: Brent X. Thurmond, ClerkBy: Donna Richardson, Deputy Clerk Clerk of the Circuit Court, Wakulla County, FloridaJuly 4, 11, 18 & 25, 2013 5743-0725 TWN NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED TAX DEED FILE NO. 2013 TXD 035 NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, thatTC 10U, LLC the holder of the following certificate has filed said certificate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certificate number and year of issuance, the description of the property, and the names in which it was assessed are as follows: Certificate #400 Year of Issuance2010 Description of Property: Parcel #:07-5S-02W-000-02675-0007-5S-2W P42-M-32B E 1/2 OF SW 1/4 OR 175 P 939 OR 211 P 288 Name in which assessed MICHAEL PORTER said property being in the County of Wakulla, State of Florida. Unless such certificateshall be redeemed according to law the property described in such certificate shall be soldto the highest bidder at the courthouse door on the 14 day of August, 2013, at 10:00 A.M. Dated this 6day of May, 2013 Signature: Brent X. Thurmond, ClerkBy: Donna Richardson, Deputy Clerk Clerk of the Circuit Court, Wakulla County, FloridaJuly 4, 11, 18 & 25, 2013 5744-0725 TWN NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED TAX DEED FILE NO. 2013 TXD 036 NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, thatTC 10U, LLC the holder of the following certificate has filed said certificate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certificate number and year of issuance, the description of the property, and the names in which it was assessed are as follows: Certificate #390 Year of Issuance2010 Description of Property: Parcel #:05-5S-02W-000-02612-000 5-5S-2W P-8-M-32 A PARCEL OF LAND IN SEC 5 OR 45 P 600 Name in which assessed WALTER DICKSON said property being in the County of Wakulla, State of Florida. Unless such certificateshall be redeemed according to law the property described in such certificate shall be soldto the highest bidder at the courthouse door on the 14 day of August, 2013, at 10:00 A.M. Dated this 6day of May, 2013 Signature: Brent X. Thurmond, ClerkBy: Donna Richardson, Deputy Clerk Clerk of the Circuit Court, Wakulla County, FloridaJuly 4, 11, 18 & 25, 2013 5745-0725 TWN NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED TAX DEED FILE NO. 2013 TXD 037 NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, thatTC 10U, LLC the holder of the following certificate has filed said certificate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certificate number and year of issuance, the description of the property, and the names in which it was assessed are as follows: Certificate #624 Year of Issuance2010 Description of Property: Parcel #:25-5S-02W-046-03462-001AQUA DE VIDA S/D LOT 33 BLK M PB 1 PG 12 OR 775 P 371 Name in which assessed BOBBY R & PATTIE F SMITH said property being in the County of Wakulla, State of Florida. Unless such certificateshall be redeemed according to law the property described in such certificate shall be soldto the highest bidder at the courthouse door on the 14 day of August, 2013, at 10:00 A.M. Dated this 6 day of May, 2013 Signature: Brent X. Thurmond, ClerkBy: Donna Richardson, Deputy Clerk Clerk of the Circuit Court, Wakulla County, FloridaJuly 4, 11, 18 & 25, 2013 5746-0725 TWN NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED TAX DEED FILE NO. 2013 TXD 038 NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, thatTC 10U, LLC the holder of the following certificate has filed said certificate for a tax deed to be issued, thereon. The certificate number and year of issuance, the description of the property, and the names in which it was assessed are as follows: Certificate #246 Year of Issuance2010 Description of Property: Parcel #:24-4S-02W-192-02077-16ALAKE ELLEN PARK SUBD. LOT 16 UNRECORDED OR 187 P 60 OR 525 P 858 Name in which assessed GERALD HANDLEY & DOROTHY M MILEY-HANDLEY said property being in the County of Wakulla, State of Florida. Unless such certificateshall be redeemed according to law the property described in such certificate shall be soldto the highest bidder at the courthouse door on the 14 day of August, 2013 ,at 10:00 A.M. Dated this 6day of May, 2013 Signature: Brent X. Thurmond, ClerkBy: Donna Richardson, Deputy Clerk Clerk of the Circuit Court, Wakulla County, FloridaJuly 4, 11, 18 & 25, 2013 5747-0725 TWN NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED TAX DEED FILE NO. 2013 TXD 039 NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, thatTC 10U, LLC the holder of the following certificate has filed said certificate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certificate number and year of issuance, the description of the property, and the names in which it was assessed are as follows: Certificate #254 Year of Issuance2010 Description of Property: Parcel #:25-4S-02W-000-02083-00025-4S-2W P-3-3-M-51 A PARCEL OF LAND 207 X 415 FT OR 260 P 593 OR 339 P 465 & 467 Name in which assessed DANIEL & JANET DAILEY said property being in the County of Wakulla, State of Florida. Unless such certificateshall be redeemed according to law the property described in such certificate shall be soldto the highest bidder at the courthouse door on the 14 day of August, 2013, at 10:00 A.M. Dated this 6 day of May, 2013 Signature: Brent X. Thurmond, ClerkBy: Donna Richardson, Deputy Clerk Clerk of the Circuit Court, Wakulla County, FloridaJuly 4, 11, 18 & 25, 2013 Tax Deed Notices Tax Deed Notices Tax Deed Notices Tax Deed Notices Tax Deed Notices Tax Deed Notices 5710-0718 TWN PUBLIC NOTICE IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE SECOND JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR WAKULLA COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO: 13-DR-273 NOTICE OF ACTION Wendy Walker Gregory, Petitioner Jose Miguel Gregory, Respondent. NOTICE OF ACTION FOR DISSOLUTION OF MARRIAGE (NO CHILD OR FINANCIAL SUPPORT) TO: Jose Miguel Gregory, Last Known Address: 529 Cooperwood Road, Crawfordville, FL 32327 YOU ARE NOTIFIED that an action for Dissolution of Marriage has been filed against you and that you are required to serve a copy of your written defenses, if any, to it on Wendy Walker Gregory, the petitioner, whose address is 531 E. Miracle Strip Parkway, #8, Mary Esther, Florida 32569 on or before July 25, 2013, and file the original with the Clerk of this Court at 3056 Crawfordville, Hwy., Crawfordville, Florida 32327 before service on the Petitioner or immediately thereafter. If you fail to do so, a default may be entered against you for the relief demanded in the Petition. The action is asking the court to decide how the following real or personal property should be divided: NONE Copies of all court documents in this case, including orders, are available at the Clerk of the Circuit Courts office. You may review these documents upon request. You must keep the Clerk of the Circuit Courts office notified of your current address. You may file Notice of Current Address, Florida Supreme Court Approved Family Law Form 12.915. Future papers in this lawsuit will be mailed to the address on record at the Clerks office. Dated: June 17, 2013. CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT (COURT SEAL) By:/s/ Glenda Porter, Deputy Clerk June 20, 27 and July 4 & 11, 2013 Attorney for Personal Representative: T. WHITNEY STRICKLAND, JR., 3360 Capital Circle NE Suite B, Tallahassee, Florida 32303, Tallahassee, Florida 32303 (850) 222-2888 Florida Bar No. 0287350 July 4 & 11, 2013 Selling Something? Advertise with a Classified Ad in For As Little As $12 A Week 877676-1403
www.thewakullanews.com THE WAKULLA NEWS, Thursday, July 11, 2013 Page 7B 1. GEOGRAPHY: What is the largest country in area that borders on only one other country? 2. MOVIES: What art is featured in the movie The Red Shoes? 3. GAMES: How many letters are drawn to begin a game of Scrabble? 4. FOOD: What kind of bean is usually featured in the dish succotash? 5. LANGUAGE: What is a quidnunc? 6. TELEVISION: Who is Marys best friend and neighbor in The Mary Tyler Moore Show? 7. HISTORY: Which city hosted the 1936 Summer Olympics? 8. FLAGS: What nations flag features a Union Jack and a seven-point star on a blue background? 9. ART: What artist painted the work titled Water Lillies? 10. MUSIC: Who recorded and released the hit song Maybellene in 1955? 2013 King Features Synd., Inc. Answers 1. Canada 2. Ballet 3. Seven 4. Lima 5. Busybody 6. Rhoda 7. Berlin 8. Australia 9. Claude Monet 10. Chuck Berry Keep Wakulla County BeautifulLeave Nothing But Your Footprints
Page 8B THE WAKULLA NEWS, Thursday, July 11, 2013 www.thewakullanews.com Dear EarthTalk: Is there a link between the recent spread of mosquito-borne diseases around the world and environmental pollution? Meg Ross Lantana, Fla. If by pollution you mean greenhouse gas emissions, then definitely yes. According to Maria Diuk-Wasser at the Yale School of Public Health, the onset of humaninduced global warming is likely to increase the infection rates of mosquito-borne diseases like malaria, dengue fever and West Nile virus by creating more mosquitofriendly habitats. The direct effects of temperature increase are an increase in immature mosquito development, virus development and mosquito biting rates, which increase contact rates (biting) with humans, she reports. To wit, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reported a record number of West Nile virus infections in the continental U.S. in 2012 with some 5,674 documented cases including 286 deaths. The virus uses insects as hosts where they reproduce and then are transmitted to humans via mosquito bites. It can also be transmitted via blood transfusions, organ transplants and breast feeding. While its still far less common, U.S. cases of mosquito-borne dengue fever also known as breakbone fever for the feeling it gives its victims rose by 70 percent in 2012 as compared with 2011. The CDC reports 357 cases of dengue fever in the continental U.S. in 2012, up from 251 in 2011. The majority, 104, was in Florida, but New York had 64 and California 35. Most of the infections were imported on people travelling to the U.S. Puerto Rico played host to 4,450 dengue fever cases in 2012, up from only 1,507 in 2011. But some of the cases in Florida likely came from mosquito bites there. The virus behind dengue fever thrives in tropical and sub-tropical environments. The increased warming predicted for the southern U.S. along with increased flooding means dengue fever will no doubt be spreading north on the backs of mosquitoes into U.S. states that never thought they would have to deal with such exotic outbreaks. West Nile and dengue fever arent the only mosquito-borne diseases on U.S. public health of cials radar. Chikungunya, which hitches a ride on the ever expanding Asian tiger mosquito and can cause high fever, fatigue, headache, nausea, muscle and joint pain, and a nasty rash in humans, comes from tropical Africa and Asia. But cases have started appearing in Western Europe in recent years and are expected to make it to the U.S. East Coast at anytime. Likewise, Rift Valley fever, which brings with it fever, muscle pain, dizziness, vision loss and even encephalitis, was limited to Kenya only a decade ago but today has spread across the entire African continent and is expected to make an appearance in Europe and the U.S. soon. While researchers are hard at work to nd vaccines against these diseases, concerned Americans can take some basic precautions to minimize their chances of getting mosquito bites. Keep screens on all the windows and doors in the house that can open. Outside, wear long pants and long sleeved shirts when possible and cover up with an insect repellent the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) says only those formulations containing the chemical DEET have been proven effective but there are plenty of all natural alternatives out there. In the meantime, our best defense against these diseases may be keeping our carbon footprints down, as the less global warming we cause, the less well have to deal with an onslaught of tropical mosquito-borne diseases. CONTACTS: Maria Ana Diuk-Wasser PhD, publichealth.yale.edu/ people/maria_diuk-3.pro le; CDC Mosquito-Borne Diseases, www.cdc.gov/ ncidod/diseases/list_ mosquitoborne.htm. Send questions to: earthtalk@emagazine. com.EarthTalk is written and edited by Roddy Scheer and Doug Moss and is a registered trademark of E The Environmental Magazine (www. emagazine.com). com/ trial. Is there a link between mosquito-borne diseases and pollution? According to Maria Diuk-Wasser at the Yale School of Public Health, the onset of human-induced global warming is likely to increase the infection rates of mosquito-borne diseases like malaria, dengue fever and West Nile virus by creating more mosquito-friendly habitats.U.S. DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Re-StoreShadeville Highway926-4544Open Tues. 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