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Serving Wakulla County For More Than A Century Our 118th Year, 29th Issue Thursday, July 18, 2013 T w o S e c t i o n s Two Sections 7 5 C e n t s 75 Cents k h h h k l l h 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 Weekly Roundup ...........................................................Page 13A Sheriffs Report................................................................Page 14A Natural Wakulla ............................................................Page 16A Arts & Entertainment .......................................................Page 1B Week in Wakulla................................................................Page 2B Thinking Outside the Book.................................................Page 3B Classi eds ........................................................................Page 4B Legal Notices ...................................................................Page 4B Comics .............................................................................Page 7B Red Clay Footprints ........................................................Page 8A INDEX OBITUARIES Christopher Kyle McCormick newsThe WakullaRepeal of wetlands ordinanceOuzts Too mentioned in Cooking Light Citing rights of property owners, county commissioners vote 4-1 to begin process to kill the controversial ordinance Senior Center named for R.H. Carter By AMANDA MAYORamayor@thewakullanews.net County commissioners voted 4-1 on Monday, July 15, to repeal the countys wetlands ordinance. County Commissioner Richard Harden brought up the issue with a recommendation that staff schedule a public hearing to repeal the ordinance and to defer to state requirements of wetlands protection. At the previous commission meeting on June 17, Chairman Randy Merritt had brought forward a proposal to allow variances within the ordinances 75-foot buffer zone if, and only if, that was the only option available for landowners to use their property. In that case, Merritt had said, he wanted to set up a procedure that would allow for a variance. It sparked much heated conversation from those on both sides for or against Merritts proposal. This time, however, it was Harden who brought the wetlands back to the table, and with the intention to lessen restrictions even more. He opened the discussion with an explanation for his proposal. At the last meeting we talked about making revisions to the wetlands ordinance. But, I got to reading about it and found that there are many laws already on the books to govern the wetlands in our county. Harden had attached ve documents, which spanned over 70 pages as evidence to support his claim. What Im proposing is that we revert back to what we were going before we adopted the ordinance in 2010, he said. Its really a property rights issue for me as well. The repeal would require changes to two county documents: Revision would have to be made to both the comprehensive plan and the actual ordinance. Id like for us to repeal both of those, Harden said, and with that, he made his motion and Commissioner Jerry Moore offered a second. Merritt asked for clari cation as to whether one had to be done before the other or if they both could be done simultaneously. County Attorney Heather Encinosa said that the two can travel concurrently. She added that, because the comp plan requires more public hearings, it would have to be pushed ahead slightly. However, if the board voted to go forward, the nal amendment of the comp plan to remove the 75-foot buffer requirement could be heard at the same meeting as the public hearing to repeal the ordinance.Turn to Page 5A By WILLIAM SNOWDENeditor@thewakullanews.netFormer director of the Senior Center R.H. Carter was honored with a naming ceremony in which the senior citizens building was named the R.H. Carter Senior Citizens Complex. As executive director of the senior center for 15 years, Carter oversaw the fundraising and construction of the center as well as the construction of next-door senior apartments. At the ceremony on Friday, July 12, said that the biggest dangers facing seniors are loneliness and isolation. The senior center, he said, is place where seniors can have a party every day. Current senior center director Maurice Langston called Carter a great man. R.H. Carter is a great man because he has a vision of a better life for seniors in Wakulla County, he said. Looking around the building, Langston added: Were standing here in his vision. I feel like Im the luckiest guy in the world to have served here 15 years, Carter said.PHOTOS BY WILLIAM SNOWDENSenior Center Director Maurice Langston, along with Shelly Homan, present R.H. Carter with a gift at R.H. Carter Day at the Senior Center last week. Signage on the building shows the new of cial name of the Senior Center. A balloon at the celebration. Lassie Williams speaks about the impact R.H. Carter has had on her life. By AMANDA MAYORamayor@thewakullanews.net Word of mouth can be a powerful thing. As far as she knows, it is what Dorthy White speculates prompted a phone call all the way from New York, from a magazine called Cooking Light wanting to know if they could set up a time to come down to Florida to visit Whites restaurant, Ouzts Too. The page in this months issue of the magazine features a speci c dish, consisting of Cajun rice and grilled shrimp and is just one of the many completely homemade dishes on the restaurants menu. We pride ourselves on our food, White says. Everything from the chips that we serve, to the salsa, to the hushpuppies and even all the sauces are made from scratch. She explains that you wont nd any jarred oysters on the premises, as the crew at Outzts Too doesnt shuck any of the oysters which come to the restaurant via refrigerated truck straight from Apalachicola until they are ordered by a customer. The restaurants diverse menu includes everything from mullet dip to fried oreos, poppers, sh and steaks and its always changing. If somebody suggests something that I think will go over well, then well try it, says White. If its received well then Ill put it on the menu. Turn to Page 5A Dorothy White of Ouzts Too with a clipping of the magazine article. WILLIAM SNOWDENRichard Harden explains his motion for repealing the ordinance. Scene In Wakulla was a success See Page 1B
Page 2A THE WAKULLA NEWS, Thursday, July 18, 2013 www.thewakullanews.comCrowd turns out for workshop on airportBy WILLIAM SNOWDENeditor@thewakullanews.netThe Wakulla Welcome Center in Panacea was packed with standing room only for a workshop on alternatives for the airport. The workshop, held Thursday, July 11, discussed numerous options including realigning the runway slightly, and paving what is currently a grass strip. Jon Sewell, consultant with Kimley Horn and Associates, said there were four choices for the county airport: 1. Do nothing; 2. return the airstrip to Tarpine; 3. go forward with improvements; or 4. relocate the airport. Sewell noted that relocating the airport appears to be unlikely as there are few sites in the county that would meet requirements and, additionally, it would take many years to go through the permitting process to locate an airport. There is one site that would appear to be feasible as far as siting, and thats the property in the northeast part of the county, south of Woodville, near the state prison. But Sewell noted the drawback is that it is so close to Leon County. One of the main things being discussed is putting down asphalt on the runway which Sewell noted would get airplanes off the ground quicker and would, therefore, improve the safety of the airport. Other options being discussed are adding Thangars, a fuel farm, a helicopter pad for LifeFlight, and turning the old Hamaknockers restaurant at the end of the runway into a satellite of ce for the Wakulla County Sheriffs Office. Sewell said Sheriff Charlie Creel was excited about the idea of a satellite of ce and that it would improve law enforcement on that side of the county. There would be purchase of some property on the Ochlockonee Bay-side of the airport, and putting the land in a conservation easement to allay fears of residents around the airport that operations would expand into that area. Sewell stressed that plans do not call for acquisition of property on Surf Road. There was considerable controversy last year after trees were cut on a parcel of land off Surf Road and a sign went up saying it was part of an airport expansion. Residents in the area expressed concern not only about the unsightliness of the cut area, but the increased noise from airplane operations. There is some stalwart opposition to any public money being spent on the airport, with many seeing it as taxpayers supporting a rich mans hobby. Others have questioned the real value that the small airport gives to the county, and whether Wakulla needs an airport at all. Supporters contend that the airport is important in bringing visitors to the area. The airport, which is little more than a grass eld, was originally sited in 1963. In the 1980s, the Tarpine y-in subdivision was developed. One estimate of airport operations put the number which represents take-offs, landings, y-overs and other at around 3,600 per year. WAKULLA SENIOR CENTER18TH ANNUAL CHRISTMAS IN JULY CHRISTMAS IN JULY LUNCHEON LUNCHEONTAX ID # 59-1316667 Have your picture taken with Santa!RafeALL DONATIONS ARE TAX DEDUCTABLE.PLEASE CONTACT THE SENIOR CENTER AT (850) 926-7145 EXT. 221 OR EXT. 229 FOR TICKET INFORMATION.33 MICHAEL DRIVE, CRAWFORDVILLE, FL 32327 NOON, WED., JULY 24, 2013The Silent Auction begins at 11:30AMENJOY OUR CHRISTMAS LUNCH AND SILENT AUCTION. DONATION: $50 WE ARE HEREFOR YOU For more Information and to Schedule a Portfolio ReviewTrustYourPlan.com Bob Beargie, Wealth Advisorbob.firstname.lastname@example.org 850-562-6702Securities offered through Raymond James Financial Services, Inc. Member FINRA/SIPC, and are: Not deposits; Not insured by NCUA or any other governmental agency; Not guaranteed by Gulf Winds Federal Credit Union; Subject to risk, may lose value. Gulf Winds Federal Credit Union is Independent of RJFS.The Raymond James Wealth Advisors at Gulf Winds are ready to help you create a Life Well Planned. Conveniently located in Crawfordville, we offer the nancial strength of Raymond James and the reliability of being local. If you would like to get started with your nancial plan, or if you just need a second opinion, give us a call. We are here for you.1447 Mahan Drive Tallahassee, FL 32308 Farrington Law OfceDeirdre A. Farrington, Esq. Lic. FLA & VA Bankruptcy | Divorce | Custody | Wills | Probate Bankruptcy | Divorce | Custody | Wills | Probate Celebrating 8 Years in Wakulla 850-926-2700 Consultant Jon Sewell of Kimley-Horn, back to camera, explains the alternatives being looked at for improvements to the county airport, left. Airport manager Steve Fults, above, with a rendering showing the relocated runway, which could be paved, and other possible improvements.PHOTOS BY WILLIAM SNOWDEN Please Recycle
www.thewakullanews.com THE WAKULLA NEWS, Thursday, July 18, 2013 Page 3A PUBLIC NOTICESFor our readers convenience, The Wakulla News will provide this Public Notice Section in our A-section for all Public Notices not published in the Legal Notice section of the newspaper. By AMANDA MAYORamayor@thewakullanews.net On Thursday, July 11 at the Wakulla County Extension Office, Mary Register of Volunteer Florida, together with Joe Taylor of Franklins Promise Coalition, led discussion aimed towards bettering communities. About 30 community leaders showed up for the meeting, most of whom are associated with the countys youth coalition. Register told of Dr. John McKnight, a professor at Northwestern University and what he and his team had come up with in terms of community development. Register explained that McKnight began to study volunteering in America and that, after a while, he began to notice a negative trend. She explained that volunteers those people who have every intention to help end up doing something that she called parachuting, which means that the volunteers go in to an area, help clean up a neighborhood, plant owers or paint a building, pick up trash, deliver Christmas presents or food, etc. and then they leave. Dr. McKnight noticed that over time, in doing this, people in those communities that were receiving help, came to believe that they were not capable of xing anything themselves, said Register. They began to believe that help almost always had to come from the outside, and it had to have a boat load of money come with it. According to Register, McKnights opinion was that it is not supposed to be that way. He calls those communities incompetent neighborhoods, says Register. On the ip side of the coin, she said, McKnight looked at the effect that had on those volunteers. McKnights theory is that they lose hope because they go back to that community the following year and the owers they planted are dead, more Christmas presents are still needed, people are still hungry, etc. That gets a little hard, according to Register, because at some point you have to feel as if youre making a difference. After realizing this, McKnight began to build a platform for substantive community growth based on neighboring or Asset Based Community Development (ABCD). Register explained that ABCD is a strategy for sustainable community driven development with a help up, not a hand out mentality when it comes to improving the places in which we live and work. The strategy works to build on the assets that are already found in the community and mobilizes individuals, associations and institutions to come together to build on their assets rather than just concentrate on their needs. ABCD seeks to revert back to times when those in need would refer to their neighbors rather than feel as if they are forced to go to professionals. According to McKnight, the tendency for people today is to believe that their neighbor does not have the skills to help them; therefore they must seek (and pay) a professional to do so. Attendees of the meeting were encouraged to share their individual strengths what they were good at, where they were successful in the community, coupled with their interests what they would do to better the community even if money were no object. They shared strengths and interests that included empowerment, nutrition, jobs, community collaboration, housing, youth and family activities and animal care. From there, Joe Taylor explained that, on one hand, there was a diverse amount of strengths and interests present, and on the other hand, that in each person there were valuable resources that might be available for another resources that could help them further their goals and projects. Together, Taylor and Register explained the idea that realizing others unique niches while building relationships with those in the community, would help to build sustainability. They iterated that help wasnt needed from others parachuting in from outside, but rather, that a healthier approach taken from within a neighborhood, town or a county could bene t both sides of the coin volunteers as well as those seeking (or not seeking, just needing) help. After the discussion, coalition members got together to talk about community events such Empty Bowls and Operation Santa with aims to reach consensus about whether or not either would be possible this year. Both are schedule to move forward as volunteers committed their time and efforts and the $500 budget needed for the purchasing of bisque bowls and paints for Empty Bowls was given the go-ahead, while $500 was also approved for the furthering of Operation Santa.Staff ReportCommissioner Richard Hardens Form 6 was received by the Commission on Ethics on June 28, well before the July 1 deadline, and is now viewable on the COEs website. (Hardens nancial information was not available last week when The News ran a front page story.) Hardens disclosure reveals a net worth of $79,266. The commissioner lists the value of his Sopchoppy home and three city lots as about $44,000 along with a 13.5 acre chunk of land valued at $67,500 and a state deferred compensation of $7,800 under the asset designation. Hardens liabilities include his $37,500 home mortgage and three personal loans totaling about $13,000. His primary source of income is listed at $34,785 from the Florida Department of Corrections and his secondary comes from Wakulla County in the amount of $31,500. Harden was the third county commissioner to le the rst was Commissioner Jerry Moore who led on June 12 followed by Commissioner Howard Kessler on June 16. Commissioners Ralph Thomas and Randy Merritt both led on July 1.Special to The NewsThe Wakulla County Sheriffs Of ce is offering a $600 cash reward for information that leads to the arrest of the subject who shot Zeke the German shepherd mix that was found badly injured along Shadeville Highway in June. A passing motorist called Wakulla County Animal Control on June 3 and reported the injured animal. Zeke was shot in both back legs and left to die. Anyone with information about the dog shooting is asked to contact the Wakulla County Sheriffs Of ce at 745-7100 and request a detective from the Criminal Investigations Division to investigate. Two concerned citizens have contributed a total of $600 that will be given to anyone who comes forward and provides the information that leads to the arrest of the dog shooter. Wakulla Animal Control Of cer Bonnie Brinson has been caring for the animal during his recovery period which has included emergency surgery. Since that time, Zeke has attended a Florida Cabinet meeting, met Attorney General Pam Bondi and has continued to gain weight. One of his back legs has begun to recover while the other was too damaged to repair. Amputation remains a possibility. Zeke is estimated to be seven months old and Wakulla Animal Control hopes to eventually adopt him out. He is scheduled for some orthopedic surgery with Dr. Norm Griggs at Shepherd Spring Animal Hospital in Crawfordville. He is getting better, but he was in bad shape, said Wakulla Animal Control Director Ivanhoe Carroll. He loves his toys. I cant believe someone would leave this animal along the side of the road to die, said Brinson. He loves to play with the other dogs. Surely there is someone out there who has the information the sheriffs of ce needs to bring justice and the compassion to know that you have brought closure to this animal cruelty case. $600 reward o ered for information in shooting of ZekeSPECIAL TO THE NEWSThe dog, Zeke, recovering from his wounds.Volunteers discuss community sustainability WILLIAM SNOWDENAbout 30 community volunteers showed up to discuss bettering communities at the extension of ce on Thursday, July 11. Hardens financial information online Two juveniles help locate missing man Special to The NewsTwo Crawfordville juveniles assisted the Wakulla County Sheriffs Of ce locate a missing 89-year-old man Sunday, July 14, after the mans wife contacted law enforcement that her husband had disappeared, according to Sheriff Charlie Creel. The 70-year-old wife contacted law enforcement and reported that her 89-year-old husband disappeared from their home while she was sleeping. Deputies began to search an area of Cayuse Drive off Spring Creek Highway and discovered Trevor Mathis, 9, and his friend, Robert Hancock, 8, in the area. The two boys told law enforcement that an elderly man was walking without his shirt on and went to an unoccupied home. Lt. Sherrell Morrison and Sgt. Ryan Muse discovered the missing man disoriented and leaning up against a railing behind the home. The man told law enforcement that he was at home but could not get inside. Lt. Morrison gave the man a bottle of water and brought him back to a family member for transport to his home and wife where Wakulla EMS checked his welfare. Lt. Morrison explained to the wife that the man could be tted for a Project Lifesaver wrist band that would make it easier for law enforcement to track him in the event that he walked away from home in the future. Trevor and Robert were commended by Lt. Morrison for their helpful information and being aware of their surroundings. Deputies Ward Kromer and David Pienta also assisted. SKYBOXSPORTS BAR & GRILL the EATIN path OFF Your Guide to Area Restaurants and Catering Beverly CouncilJune 2013 WinnerHer name was drawn fromI thought I had won the Lottery !!! I encourage more people to participate. OFF The Eatin Path Entry Form Please drop off form at any participating Eatin Place Name _____________________________________ Address ___________________________________ __________________________________________ City ______________________________________ State __________Zip _______________________ Phone ____________________________________ e-mail _____________________________________One Winner!One Meal from Every Restaurant Congratulations Restaurant & Ice Cream Parlor ank You So Much! C C Coastal RestaurantHome of the All-U-Can Eat Seafood & Chicken n t Eat DEALS FAMOUS OYSTER HOUSE IN ST. MARKSLLC Notice is hereby given that the Northwest Florida Transportation Corridor Authority will hold a meeting on July 25, 2013. The meeting will be held at 10:00 a.m. Central Time at Panama City City Hall, Commission Chambers, 9 Harrison Avenue, Panama City, Florida. Any person requiring special accommodations to participate in this meeting is asked to advise the Corridor Authority at least 48 hours prior to the meeting by contacting Alicia Stephen at (850) 429-8905 or email@example.com.JULY 18, 2013 City of Sopchoppy JULY 18, 2013BUDGET WORKSHOP MEETINGThe City of Sopchoppy will be holding a Budget Workshop for the 2013-14 scal year, Monday, July 22, 2013 at 6:30 p.m. The meeting will be held at City Hall, 105 Municipal Avenue, Sopchoppy, FL. Any person requiring special accommodation to participate in this meeting is asked to advise the city at least 48 hours before the meeting by calling 850-962-4611.
Page 4A THE WAKULLA NEWS, Thursday, July 18, 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. 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Carter deserves honor of Senior Center naming READERS WRITE: By WILLIAM SNOWDENThere are few individuals who have had the impact on Wakulla County that R.H. Carter has. Every day in Wakulla County, scores of senior citizens eat and overcome loneliness and isolation because of R.H. Carter. The former director of the Wakulla County Senior Center, who retired after 15 years in the post, is the rst to point out that he didnt do it alone he will credit the board of directors and others for achievements. But there are few, if any, people who have the vision, planning, and fundraising abilities of Carter. A decade and half ago, he took over a too-small center with tenuous nances and oversaw the construction of the current facility, plus the senior apartments on the adjoining property. He had a vision for an adult day care center, and is dedicated to seeing that come about. Current senior center director Maurice Langston calls Carter a great man and attributes that to Carters vision of a better life for Wakullas senior citizens. Carter, at the ceremony last week, commented that Its not the building thats important its the people, the faces in this room. R.H. Carter deserves the honor of what he built being named for him.William Snowden is editor of The Wakulla News.Editor, The News: We live on Surf Rd. about one-half mile from the Tarpine landing strip. When we bought our home 20 years ago, we knew the strip was used by privately owned small aircraft. We are entertained watching the different aircraft both xed wing and experimental that y over Ochlockonee Bay. Most pilots take off and land with little noticeable effect. However this may be ending. I have some questions for our commissioners as they move forward with improving the county airport. 1. The entire airport area is in a oodplain, meaning FEMA has deemed this property susceptible to ooding. According to the Airports Desk Reference chapter 12, To meet Executive Order 11988, Floodplains, and the U.S. Department of Transportation Order 5650.2, Floodplain Management and Protection, all airport development actions must avoid the oodplain, if a practicable alternative exists. If no practicable alternative exists, actions in a oodplain must be designed to minimize adverse impact to the oodplains natural and bene cial values. The design must also minimize the potential risks for ood-related property loss and impacts on human safety, health, and welfare. Further information can be read on the website, http://www.faa.gov/ airports/environmental/ environmental_desk_ref/ media/desk_ref_chap12. pdf. 2. Between 2006 and 2013, the county has spent more than $119,000 on the airstrip. That cost comes from the countys budget and breaks down into three fund areas: $65,000 from a general fund; $38,000 from airport grants; $16,000 from other funding. Is THIS the best use of public monies? 3. No concrete data has been collected regarding the planes and people using the existing landing strip. How many planes land and take off? How many users are Tarpine residents? How many users are Wakulla County residents? How many users reside outside Wakulla County? The answer I get when I inquire is that there is not funding to hire someone to gather this data. How can you justify more public money being spent without knowing who bene ts? 4. User fees are not being collected. In a spreadsheet laid out by the county administration, October 2012 to December 2012, ZERO fees were collected; $120 was collected in January; February to April 2013 ZERO fees were collected. Why would you think anything is going to change? 5. According to Wakulla County of cials, state DOT said it would fund the removal of trees in the landing strips guide path. When the trees were removed, DOT said there was a misunderstanding and the $16,435 was the responsibility of the county. Tourist Development Council funds were used to cut the offending trees. How many additional tourists will arrive in Wakulla because of these improvements? 6. Once the airstrip is finished, it will be the responsibility of Wakulla County to pay for the upkeep. Talk to Franklin County and nd out how successful THAT has been! Every year, more and more public funds are required to maintain their facilities. What is the great draw that folks will want to ock to the Tarpine landing strip? 7. Just how many pilots will want to hangar their airplanes on a coastal airport? Anyone who lives in the area knows just how bad it gets when we have heavy rains like TS Debby or the recent spate of rain. Oh, thats right it is going to be paved so that everyone in the area will experience more ooding! At the airport meeting, Jon Sewell speci cally said, The airport layout plan omits environmental issues. Surely this needs to be addressed. I was disappointed that at this meeting, Mr. Sewell allowed no questions from the group. He purports to want input i.e., the survey conducted online which had no real value since it was not scienti cally collected and there was no standard deviation. Lets work together to preserve the Ochlockonee Bay estuary for fishers, crabbers, oystermen and women and even those pilots that enjoy buzzing my roof top. If the residents of Wakulla County want and need an airport, put together a team of interested citizens to explore the options options that are not in wetlands or oodplains and provide a facility which MIGHT be scally self-suf cient and not a burden on Florida taxpayers. Val LaHart Ochlockonee BayEditor, The News: In recent weeks there have been some letters submitted to the editor concerning the contrast between protecting the wetlands environment and protecting the individual property rights of property owners within Wakulla County. Although I believe it is important to protect and preserve the environment I am rmly on the side of protecting property rights and am submitting this letter to inform citizens of my views concerning our local Wetlands Ordinance and why I believe we need to repeal our local ordinance and revert back to the state management requirements we were following prior to the revision of the ordinance in 2010. Within our county is 736 square miles of land which equates to approximately 471,040 acres. The Apalachicola National Forest has 171,000 acres within our county borders. The St. Marks Wildlife Refuge has a total acreage of 70,000 acres covering three counties with an estimated 40,000 acres within our county borders. Wakulla Springs State park encompasses approximately 6,000 acres. The Ochlockonee River State Park has 392 acres. This totals 217,392 acres of woodlands and wetlands within our county that is owned by the government and protected for future generations in a perpetual conservation easement that cannot be infringed upon by anyone regardless of local ordinances. This does not include the many thousands of acres that are owned by the St. Joe Company. This also doesnt include the Wakulla Springs Protection Zone in the northern portion of county that has additional development density restrictions that protect the groundwater of the springs. The remaining land within our county is all the area we have left to provide places to live, work, and drive the economy of our county. The local wetlands ordinance that has been in effect since 2010 has extensive environmental restrictions that have prevented property owners from having full use of their property. Speci cally it lists a buffer zone of 75 feet along any river, creek, pond, canal, body of water, or even dry land within a certain low elevation from being impacted or utilized in anyway. This means that if you have a 100 foot lot along a canal you are restricted from building within 75 feet of the canal even if there is an existing home already built on adjacent lots. It also applies throughout the county that, according to our Wetlands Ordinance, 75 feet of all property that is along a body of water is restricted from being impacted by building or removing vegetation. Also the current wetlands ordinance does not have a grandfather clause for those who own property along a body of water and maintain that vegetation to the water property line as many people do. That is a violation of the county ordinance as it is written. Another example is concerning what is referred as isolated wetlands. If you have a large tract of land not near an open body of water but a portion of your land is low elevation that holds water for a period of time after rain then that area of your property is considered an isolated wetland according to the ordinance and you are restricted from using it or even using within 75 feet of it according to the ordinance. Recently The U.S. Supreme court in a landmark property rights decision overturned the Florida Supreme Court and sided with the Florida property owner in a similar wetlands dispute between the property owner and Water Management District. To date Wakulla County has lost every legal challenge to our Wetlands Ordinance to the extent of over $600,000 in paid settlements. We are one of only two counties in the state with a local wetlands ordinance which results in the county being sued instead of the state and water management district. The reason our county has lost each legal challenge is because state law requires the regulating agency to have a soil scientist on staff to delineate and determine what the wetlands are. We do not have the quali ed staff at the county level to do this and to defend our county ordinance. The Wetlands Ordinance that we have was not written according to environmental science and best management practices. It was originated by a very small group of citizens within a local environmental activist organization and written according to the personal preference of the same very small group of citizens who became a part of the committee process that drafted the ordinance. Ever since then the 75-foot buffer zone regulation has been used as an indirect way to create a conservation easement on citizens private property without their consent. As a result of this ordinance citizens who own property along any body of water or isolated wetland have been denied the use of 75 foot or more of their property. In several cases around the county this has caused some property owners with small lots to have no use at all of their property even though they are still paying taxes and in some cases a mortgage. In other cases when the owner attempted to sell the property they couldnt nd a buyer due to the 75 foot buffer zone setback requirement. I believe the wetlands in our county that are the most sensitive have already been identi ed and purchased by the state and federal government and are suf ciently protected. What I have proposed to fellow county commissioners is to repeal the local Wetlands Ordinance and to defer back to state management requirements for protection of wetlands in Wakulla County. This is what the county was doing prior to the ordinance and is consistent with what 65 other counties are doing. This will suf ciently protect our wetlands and remove liability of the county from future legal challenges and will above all restore the use of the land within the 75 foot buffer zone to the property owner who is paying the taxes for the property. I ask for the support of the citizens of our county and hope to restore the property rights of citizens who have been adversely effected by this ordinance. Richard Harden County Commissioner District 5 WILLIAM SNOWDENR.H. Carter poses with family members at Fridays naming ceremony.
www.thewakullanews.com THE WAKULLA NEWS, Thursday, July 18, 2013 Page 5A < STREET BEAT > Random, man-on-the-street interviews with Wakulla Countians. This week's question: What was your very first car? and how much did it cost?GEORGE GREEN Retired1964 Plymouth Valiant. Paid $360 for it! GEORGE JOHNSTON Johnston EnterprisesA 53 Nash Ramber two-door with Continental tire on back. Red top and black bottom. Paid $225. HERBERT DONALDSON SR.Retired1951 Chevrolet Bel-Air. Green and white. Paid $125 for it in 1969. RANDY MERRITT County commissioner72 Chevy Stepsider. I had helped my dad all summer long in North Dakota with bees and he gave me the truck. SANDI FARRELL Of ce administratorThe Love Bug with all the groovy owers! 1968, it was yellow and I paid $300. Compiled by Lynda Kinsey Erectile Dysfunction Drugs May Be Dangerous To Your HealthFREE book by doctor reveals what the 850.224.4960www.fsucu.org Hair Place That Full Service Hair Salon850-926-602027 E AZALEA DR. 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She remained in Tallahassee for many years, working as an accountant for the state. About eight years ago, her cousin had come to her letting her know that Ouzts Too was going out of business. He said, Well, why dont you buy it? So she did. I bought it to keep it open, says White, adding that back then it was an old biker bar, but that she had plans to build it up as a family place. And thats what Ive done so far, she says. Upon selling her the restaurant, the previous owners had asked that she not change the interior. But she says they didnt even have to ask, because she didnt want to. Aside from some repairs and maintenance requirements, the restaurant has remained the same throughout the years. According to White, travelers seem to be appreciating the back roads more. In a fast paced world, some people seem to prefer the sleepy country roads to the high-speed interstates and highways which is good for businesses like hers and counties like Wakulla, she says. A passion for Wakulla County and its history drives White to be involved in the community. She is a member of the Chamber of Commerce as well as the Historical Society and Keep Wakulla County Beautiful. Thats something Im really interested in, she says. I want to build this area up. I just love it here. Sitting down at a table, the rst thing a customer might notice is that the walls are covered with one dollar bills, which White says she doesnt know how it got started. People will come in here, sign a dollar and put it up and then come back weeks or months or years later and look for it. Its kind of a cool tradition. There are many other decorations up in the restaurant the walls and ceiling sport flags and pictures which isnt all that different from many other restaurants, except for the fact that most of them were put there by visitors. If anyone has something they want to put up in here, well tack it up, she says. We try to get the customers involved in things that go on. Wednesday nights are bike nights at Ouzts Too. On those nights, White cooks a big homemade meal and only charges patrons a at $4. She started doing it three years ago and thought of it during a time when the economy was rst going south. I wanted to provide a place where people could come and have a hearty home-cooked meal for cheap, she says. And if they drink beer, we offer them an ice cold draft beer for $1. We try to help people out down here. If she could make sure the public knew just one thing about her restaurant, White says, I would want them to know that this is a family place. We have good food and its a place that you can bring your family, relax and enjoy the atmosphere. She credits her staff for providing friendly, familylike service. They really have done a good job, she says. For more information, specials or events held at Ouzts Too, you can visit their website at www.ouztstoo.com or call 925-6448.Ouzts Too mentioned in Cooking Light magazineRepeal of wetlands ordinance From Page 1A Harden then wanted to make it clear as to whether or not, if his motion passed, that the county would be deferring back to state requirements and that the states Department of Environmental Protection as well as the Northwest Florida Water Management District would be in charge of Wakullas permitting process as it refers to wetlands. Harden also added the fact that the governor passed legislation last year that stated the preference for streamlining so that all of the management districts had the same permitting process. In that legislation the governor also wanted all of the states counties to follow the same permitting process as the water management districts. I just think we should follow that, said Harden. Citizen comments were split fairly evenly among those for and against repeal. Those for the repeal of the ordinance seemed united under two main ideas: one, that doing away with it would save a large amount of taxpayer dollars that go towards settling lawsuits led by landowners unable to use their property and, secondly, that it would lead to an increase in employment and an overall progress for the county. Those against repeal spoke of the preservation of the county as it is, as well as wildlife conservation, tourism, fisheries, rare species and water control and quality. Tim Jordan was the rst to speak in favor of Hardens motion. In addition to it being a property rights issue, Jordan began, its prudent and responsible to not have all of these hundreds of thousands of dollars worth of lawsuits that we cant afford. Robert Roddenberry urged to the board to consider doing away with the wetlands ordinance for two primary reasons. One is that it is repetitive, youre doing the same thing the states already doing, he said. Youre just adding another layer of bureaucracy on the citizens and I think we have enough regulations already. The other reason is the liability. I think the state requirements are just as restrictive as the county requirements. Emily Smith was against the idea of any wetlands changes. She claimed that the county would fall even more vulnerable to lawsuits if changes were to happen and claimed that the reasons stated by others in reference to lawsuits and added bureaucracy seemed like unnecessary or fabricated reasons to do away with our ordinance when really there is no lack of compliance or redundancy. Smith also touched on water quality. There was a recent radio piece about how with all the rain that the states been having has caused unsafe levels of human waste bacteria in the water. However, Wakulla County was not on the list but most of the rest of the state was. I dont understand why were necessarily racing to be like everyone else when theirs is a lower standard. Bill Anderson also thought that repeal was a mistake and pleaded with the board that they develop a plan for the future of Wakulla. You should exercise some vision of where this county is going and what is going to bring people here. The TDCs vision says: where nature is our theme park, said Anderson. But you want to destroy that going forward. Once you destroy it you cant bring it back. Chuck Hess got up to speak for the protection of the countys rare species among other things. You live in one of the most important regions in the country. Wetlands are vitally important for our wildlife, sheries and water control. You want to go back to the state protections, but those protections have failed across Florida. To the issue of state of cials using their staffs expertise, Ron Piasecki presented a letter written by the water management district that said they would be doing something about the ow levels, however that they did not have the expertise on staff to address such issues and that they would have to contract outside help. Piaseckis point was that board was going to put the county in a position to rely on the expertise of the state and water management districts, but such evidence suggests that they dont have adequate knowledge that would make it safe to put Wakullas resources in their hands. As critical as these wetlands are to us, I hear from you all that they have all the expertise in the world, let them handle our wetlands, but they cant even handle the minimum ow levels, he said. Until they can prove that they can do things, please dont kill this. Last to speak was Marsha Tucker who said that prior to 2010 she thought DEP was doing a pretty good job. I hate to see the taxpayers have to pay more money for lawsuits, she said. Harden added that there is a signi cant amount of property under conservation. What this ordinance does is take 75 feet of someones property along the rivers and creeks and ponds and adds it to that conservation, he said. Commissioner Howard Kessler had prepared a long statement in opposition to the repeal. We in Wakulla County need to include plans that manage our water and land resources in such a manner that the health and the welfare of our citizens are given priority, he said. Any proposal to eliminate or weaken our wetlands ordinance is shortsighted and a complete disregard for future generations. I urge this board not to go down that path. Audience members applauded Kessler but shortly thereafter, the board put the matter to vote, and it passed 4-1 with Kessler casting the lone dissenting vote. Commissioner Ralph Thomas voted along with Harden, Moore and Merritt for repeal. WILLIAM SNOWDENHoward Kessler gives his objections to the repeal.
Page 6A THE WAKULLA NEWS, Thursday, July 18, 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 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. Crawfordville Love Center to hold mens programThe Crawfordville Love Center will host an energizing, enouraging and powerful mens program titled Men of Endurance on Sunday, July 21, at 6 p.m. The guest speaker will be Bishop Robert Davis with Minister James Stanley ministering in dance. The Crawfordville Love Center is located at 18 Dr. Martin Luther King Memorial Road in Crawfordville, Francella Wilson, Pastor. Apple fritter: The fruit of my choice OUT TO PASTORBy JAMES L. SNYDEROur country, so it seems, runs on choice. The more choices we have the better we like it. Most people in America pride themselves on the ability to make their own choices. Freedom of Choice, is the cry you hear all around our country these days. Yet, most people do not have the freedom of choice they think they have. Somebody is in uencing the choices they make without them realizing they are being in uenced. That is called marketing. The Gracious Mistress of the Parsonage and I were watching a favorite TV program the other night. Finally, from an end of the room that was not my end, came an exasperated sigh. I tried to ignore it, but you know how that works. The exasperation seemed to accelerate and I knew that if I did not acknowledge it in some way, well, I think you know what would happen. It was in the middle of some commercials and so I turned to her and said, Whats got you in such pain tonight? At her age I did not know if there was some medical something or other going on. These commercials, she moaned so painfully, I cant stand all these commercials! I must say I was a little bummed out about all the commercials myself. I think every one-hour program is devoted to 30 minutes of commercials. Most of those commercials are for things I have no interest in. Or, they are played at a very inappropriate time. I responded as cheerfully as I could, Well, my dear, somebody has to pay for our television viewing privilege. I felt a cold yet burning stare in my direction. Cant they run those lousy commercials when Im not watching TV? Someone once said that silence is Golden and right then I cultivated a golden moment. Commercials are a way in which manufacturing companies in uence our choices. Every product has 100 different companies marketing the same product. I have not done too much research but the little I have done I discovered that the same company makes the same product but sells it under a different name. There are two categories of products. There is the name brand, which cost a fortune. Then there is the generic brand, which is only a fraction of what the name brand cost. It is the same product, made by the same company, but advertised by difference venues. This is where choice comes in. Some people choose the high-priced product because they think it is better. Some of us choose the low-price product because we know better. One night as we were watching television, it seemed most of the commercials had to do with dieting of some kind. There were high calorie diets, low-carb diets and diet that really did not make sense to me. Watching all of those dieting commercials, I did not see one that I would die for. Every one of those commercials assumes everybody watching wants to lose 297 pounds. Personally, I have lost the same 5 pounds for over 30 years. I lose 5 pounds and then by golly, three weeks later I nd those 5 pounds, at least they recognize me. Anybody can lose weight; it is all a matter of choice. Personally, I do not plan to lose any sleep because I cannot lose weight. I think it is going to be rather funny if when we go to heaven everybody is fat. Wouldnt that be something? We plummet ourselves almost to death trying to lose weight and get to heaven and everybody is fat. It all boils down to choice. It all boils down to the fact that most people think they are making their own choices. Those of us who are on the husband side of the marital equation know we do not make our own choices. Our choices are made for us by our better half. Why do you think we get married? My wife is a great one for fruit and vegetables. Every day of our life is fruit and vegetables. To mix things up a little bit one day it will be vegetables and fruit. She prepares the fruit and then invites me to make a choice. She is also concerned about my diet. Much more than I am. I do not think my diet is so important that both of us should be concerned about it. If she chooses to be concerned about my diet, that is her choice. I choose to be a little more cavalier when it comes to dieting. Actually, and do not tell her I said this, but my fruit of choice is the humble Apple fritter. It has everything my heart desires and a few things my body desires, too. I like with David said, Delight thyself also in the LORD; and he shall give thee the desires of thine heart (Psalms 37:4 KJV). It is all a matter of choice, that is, making the right choice.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 NewsBradley J. Smith and his wife, Dana Donaldson Smith, have been assigned to preside over the Florida-Tallahassee mission of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, effective July 2. They are the parents of ve children and are natives of Salt Lake City, Utah. He takes a leave of absence from his position of Vice-President for Doug Smith Autoplex of Salt Lake City. President and Sister Smith will supervise the activities of approximately 200 full time missionaries ages 18-21, as well as a few senior men and women. These male and female missionaries populate the mission geography which combines the North Florida panhandle, Tallahassee to Pensacola, Dothan, Ala., and Mobile, Ala. The Smiths will serve three years as uncompensated volunteers. They will operate from the mission home owned by the church and located in The Ravines subdivision, as well as a suite of of ces located on Killearn Center Boulevard in Tallahassee. The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints does not have a full time, paid clergy. They operate the church utilizing volunteers in their various divisions. These volunteers support themselves in various occupations and volunteer time and energy to the building up of the church. Men serve in the various priesthood offices and women serve and provide leadership in the Relief Society, the largest womens organization in the world. The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is comprised of 14.4 million members who meet in 28,660 congregations in 185 countries and territories world wide. They are the fourth largest Christian religion in the United States.Latter Day Saints welcome new mission president and wife
Special to The NewsIt may surprise many people to learn that 25 percent of those who die every year in the U.S. are veterans. To help provide care and support that re ect the important contributions made by these men and women, Big Bend Hospice has become a national partner of We Honor Veterans, a pioneering campaign developed by National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization in collaboration with the Department of Veterans Affairs. As a We Honor Veterans Partner, Big Bend Hospice will implement ongoing veteran-centered education for their staff and volunteers to help improve the care they provide to the veterans they proudly serve. The nation is seeing many of the veterans who served in World War II and Korea pass away and the number of deaths of Vietnam veterans is rising. The We Honor Veterans campaign provides tiered recognition to organizations that demonstrate a systematic commitment to improving care for veterans. Partners can assess their ability to serve veterans and, using resources provided as part of the campaign, integrate best practices for providing end-of-life care to veterans into their organization. By recognizing the unique needs of our nations veterans who are facing a life-limiting illness, Big Bend Hospice is better able to accompany and guide veterans and their families toward a more peaceful ending. And in cases where there might be some specific needs related to the veterans military service, combat experience or other traumatic events, Big Bend Hospice will nd tools to help support those they are caring for. All hospices are serving veterans but often arent aware of that persons service in the armed forces, said J. Donald Schumacher, NHPCO president and CEO. Through We Honor Veterans we are taking a giant step forward in helping hospice and palliative care providers understand and serve veterans at the end of life and work more effectively with VA medical facilities in their communities. VA shares a common goal with our nations hospices, and that is to provide the best possible care speci cally tailored for veterans, meeting their goals of care in their preferred setting, Schumacher said. As we focus on working together and unite our services and skills, We Honor Veterans will channel our combined strengths directly to veterans wherever they are receiving care. To learn more about We Honor Veterans please visit www.wehonorveterans.org. www.thewakullanews.com THE WAKULLA NEWS, Thursday, July 18, 2013 Page 7AObituaries Christopher Kyle McCormickChristopher Kyle McCormick, 39, of Crawfordville, passed away Sunday, July 14, 2013 in Tallahassee. He had lived in this area most of his life. Survivors include his mother, Carol McCormick Cooper of Crawfordville; two daughters, Allison Renee McCormick of Crawfordville and Geneva Lairsey of Texas; grandmother, Carolyn Griner of Crawfordville; brother, Carl Russell Cooper of Crawfordville; one grandchild; and companion, Jackie Lairsey of Texas. Services will be held at a later date. Christopher Kyle McCormick BUCKHORN NEWSBy ETHEL SKIPPER If there has ever been a time to help the family, it is now. The family unit as we have known it in the past is quickly devolving into chaotic, disordered, and many times fatherless homes. This is clearly and tragically evident in our society today, and the long term effects may well prove disastrous to society in multiple areas. In a wonderful contrast of this, God has a clear plan for the family structure. God designed marriage to be a lifelong relationship between a husband and wife in which they are to love one another and be fruitful and multiply. Christian families are to honor God in their homes. People ask, how does a Christian family differ from others? It is important to notice that scripture makes it very clear that the one flesh union between husband and wives is a picture of the union between Christ and the Church. God can help families deal with the challenges they face. Through wisdom of God, a family is led to understanding the way God planned it to be. The National Youth Convestion of the Church of Christ Written in Heaven will be held in Lake Mary at the Orlando Marriott from July 17-21. Bishop Willie Jones, National Youth Bishop. We are praying everyone has a safe trip. On Aug. 3 at noon, will be a fellowship service with Bishop Joseph Rosier Sr. and his family from Greenville, S.C., and Georgia. He extends a welcome to all his family and friends in the area to meet at Skipper Temple Church, 165 Surf Road in Sopchoppy. Happy birthday greetings to Elizabeth Clary on July 18 from your children and family so much love. Our prayers go out to everyone for the mind, soul and body, the sick, shut-in, those in the hospital, the nursing home, prison, homeless all in need of a blessing from Jesus Christ.There is help for the family Special to The NewsJuly is Music Therapy month! But what is Music Therapy? According to the American Music Therapy Association, Music Therapy is the clinical and evidencebased use of music interventions to accomplish individualized goals within a therapeutic relationship by a credentialed professional who has completed an approved music therapy program. Research in music therapy supports its effectiveness in a wide variety of healthcare and educational settings. Big Bend Hospice is among a very small group of hospices nationwide that offer music therapy to all of their patients. Licensed therapists utilize Music Therapy to manage stress, alleviate pain, express feelings, improve communication and promote physical wellness. For a hospice patient, dealing with a terminal diagnosis can be overwhelming, especially without adequate support. The live music interventions that Music Therapists (MT-BC) provide can be a great source of support and comfort. Music Therapy for Big Bend Hospice patients usually occurs one on one, though it may occur as part of a group or include the patients family if this is the patients preference. Music Therapists (MT) almost always use live, patient preferred music. Often MTs use guitars or keyboards, but are able to use other instruments as needed. Music therapy may appear entertaining, but each music therapy session is intended to meet speci c therapeutic goals. Since 2001, Big Bend Hospices Music Therapy program has been unique. The program has hosted international researchers and delegates and regularly hosts music therapy trainings. They have written the music that Big Bend Hospice uses with various Remembrance Services, Dedications, at Camp Woe-Be-gone and Hope for the Holidays. In August 2008,. as part of BBHs 25th Anniversary, their Music Therapists were able to record these special songs on a CD and have it professionally mastered and recorded. In May 2009, Big Bend Hospice celebrated the release of the CD, In the Shelter of Our Tree: The Songs of Big Bend Hospice. BBH Music Therapists worked with Winterstone Productions to produce a professional recording of special songs to distribute to patients and families. Big Bend Hospice employs three full-time board-certi ed music therapists, three part-time music therapist and four interns. MTs often co-treat with nurses, family support counselors, volunteers, chaplains, and/or fellow music therapists for the bene t of patients. I have been privileged to be a part of the BBH MT team for almost six years, says Susan Droessler, MT-BC, Music Therapy Department Manager & Internship Director. During that time, I have witnessed countless end of life journeys made easier through the provision of skilled Music Therapy care. Our staff is highly trained and skilled and is among the best in the nation at providing this important service. Big Bend Hospice is grateful to the community for their support of this program, Board Certified Music Therapists have completed a degree in music therapy, a full time six month internship, and passed the music therapy board certi cation exam. Music Therapists are trained in musical techniques, psychology, biology/anatomy, counseling skills, and other areas. Hospices are not required by Medicare or Medicaid to provide Music Therapy services, however through donations and community support Big Bend Hospice continues to provide quality, licensed Music Therapy care to hospice patients and their families, especially in the rural areas. Funds such as these provide live, research based music therapy care at the bedside to those who need it most. Big Bend Hospice has been serving this community since 1983 with compassionate end of life care along with grief and loss counselors available to provide information and support to anyone in Leon, Jefferson, Taylor, Madison, Gadsden, Liberty, Franklin or Wakulla counties. For more information about services, please call (850) 878-5310 or visit www.bigbendhospice. org.July is music therapy month at Big Bend Hospice SPECIAL TO THE NEWS SPECIAL TO THE NEWSMusic therapist Emily plays the harp for a hospice patient.Big Bend Hospices music therapists and interns.Program honors veterans for service In Cherished Memory of Helen Denise RathelDecember 4, 1977 July 18, 2002 D E N I S ED Devoted E Exciting N Nifty I Inspirational S Sentimental E Exceptional R A T H E LR Radiant A Attentive T Talented H Hilarious E Emotional L LovingHeaven gained a beautiful, caring Angel 11 years ago when God called home a mother of 3, a wife, daughter, daughter-in-law, sister-in-law and much more. We know Denise is enjoying a beautiful paradise and we look forward to joining her one day! She is missed dearly. 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Page 8A THE WAKULLA NEWS, Thursday, July 18, 2013 www.thewakullanews.comhappenings in our community CommunitySpecial to The NewsIn ceremonies held May 10-11 at the University of North Georgia, graduating cadets were awarded commissions as second lieutenants in the U.S. Army or Georgia National Guard. Kevin M. Householder earned a bachelors degree and commissioned into the field artillery. He is the son of Thomas Householder of Key Largo, Fla., And Karen Thomas of Crawfordville, Fla., and graduated from Lanier County High School in Lakeland, Ga., in 2007. UNG is one of only six senior military colleges in the nation. Participation in the Corps of Cadets, also known as the Boars Head Brigade, offers the opportunity to acquire a degree in a chosen field of study while simultaneously earning an officers commission in the U.S. Army, either active-duty, Guard or Reserve. The residential ROTC program consistently ranks among the best in the country. UNG, with more than 130 years of experience educating future leaders, is a University System of Georgia leadership institution and is The Military College of Georgia. With about 15,000 students, UNG is the states seventh-largest public university. The regional, multi-campus university offers more than 100 programs of study ranging from certificate and associates degrees to professional and doctoral programs. For more information about the universitys Corps of Cadets, visit http://ung.edu/ military-college-admissions/index.php.Householder earns degree, commissioned as second lieutenantSpecial to The NewsThe National Lions Clubs, including the United States and the Bahamas, offers a peace poster contest each year. This years title is Imagine Peace. Lion Marshall Catoe, of the sponsoring Sopchoppy Lions Club, chaired the project with Wakulla County Middle School art teacher Carol Balancsik and her students. This year, Shelby Weeks won the $50 rst prize from the Sopchoppy Club and went on to win for our entire District 35L that encompasses every Lions Club in northern Florida. The photo shows Lion Marshall and Shelby with her $200 winning check from District 35L. Shelbys poster features a central dove and a child blowing bubbles containing peace symbols. To me, peace is love and happiness, said Shelby. It is just having fun with friends and family. WMS student wins Lions Club contestSpecial to The NewsThe Wakulla County Sheriffs Office will host a blood drive on Wednesday, July 24 from 2:30 p.m. to 4:15 p.m. at the WCSO parking lot. All donors will receive a T-shirt, a $5 coupon off two entrees from Outback Steakhouse and a wellness checkup including cholesterol screening. Donors can make an appointment through WCSO PIO Keith Blackmar by calling 745-7110 or sending an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org. But no appointment is required and walk-ons are welcome. OneBlood has partnered with Outback Steakhouse to provide a free steak dinner to anyone who donates blood twice between June 1 and September 30. All donors will be entered to win Outback for a Year of free vouchers for Outback steaks. There is no substitute for human blood. When you donate blood with OneBlood, you are making an immediate contribution to the health and welfare of your community. Blood is needed by patients facing planned and unplanned medical procedures, trauma victims, cancer patients and premature babies. Your donation will help an ill or injured patient within a few days. The turn-around is that fast, the need is constant.WCSO blood drive is slated for July 24By MARSHALL CATOE Sopchoppy Lion Sopchoppy Lions Club installed new officers and presented awards at the annual installation dinner meeting. Family Coastal Restaurant of Sopchoppy provided a seafood buffet for the club members and guests. New officers are President Elaine Herndon, First Vice President Robert Roddenberry, Second Vice President Bobby Vause, Secretary, Arlene Vause, and Treasurer Larry Sapp. First Year Directors are Marjorie Law, Franklin Roberts, and Dan Strickland. Second Year Directors are Steve Ingram and Mitchell Thompson. Tail Twister is Randy Anderson, and Lion Tamer is Marshall Catoe. The highlights of the year include spending $1,000.00 on purchasing glasses for local residents in need, giving $1,000.00 to help ten families in the community at Christmas, and donating money for other sight projects. The Sopchoppy Club also sponsored the Peace Poster Contest at Wakulla Middle School and it raised funds for future projects by recycling printer cartridges and holding a mullet luncheon. Service awards include: a 50 year pin to Lion Bernie Kemp, 45 year pin to Lion Robert Rodenberry, 35 year pin to Warren Harden, 25 year pin to Lion Randy Anderson, 25 year pin, 20 year pin to Franklin Roberts, 15 year pin to Jim Gerus, 15 year pin, Sal Martocci, 10 year pins to Lions Marshall Catoe, Richard Harden, Maxie Lawhon, Larry Sapp, and Dan Strickland. Lions winning Perfect Attendance Pins are: Randy Anderson, Marshall Catoe, Warren Harding, Elaine Herndon, Steve Ingram, Sal Martocci, Jesse Quigg, Franklin Roberts, Larry Sapp, Dan Strickland, James Thompson, Michell Thompson, and Arlene Vause.Sopchoppy Lions Club installs new of cers for 2013-2014 New of cers from left to right: Mitchell Thompson, Board of Directors member; Randy Anderson, Tail twister; Dan Corley, Membership chair; Marshall Cato, Lion Tamer, Larry Sapp, Treasurer; Arlene Vause, Secretary; Elaine Herndon, President Special to The News The Apalachee Bay Volunteer Fire Department will be holding a yard sale fundraiser on Saturday, July 27 from 8 a.m. until 2 p.m. The event will double as a bake sale and will be located at 1557 Shell Point Road. 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www.thewakullanews.com THE WAKULLA NEWS, Thursday, July 18, 2013 Page 9Aeducation news from local schools SchoolBy BRANDON LARRABEETHE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDAThe state's voucherlike system that allows students to attend private schools experienced record enrollment growth in the 2012-13 school year, according to a state report, and a spokesman said the program expects to add even more students for the upcoming year. According to the annual report on the Florida Tax Credit Scholarship Program by the state Department of Education, the number of students using the program grew by 10,827 in 2012-13, to 51,075, or almost 27 percent. Jon East, spokesman for Step Up for Students, the administrator of the program, said the growth is primarily due to a bill approved by the Legislature in 2012 that increased the budget for the program to $229 million. That was nearly $10.3 million more than the credit would have otherwise increased under an automatic funding formula. Under the program, corporations are allowed to take tax credits for money that they contribute to Step Up for Students, which then uses those funds to essentially provide private-school vouchers. Demand for the program has continued to grow, East said in an email. "Even after serving 51,075 students this past year, there was a waiting list of about 10,000 students," East said. East said the cap for the coming school year is $286.2 million, which has already been contributed, and the program has given out about 60,000 vouchers for 2013-14. Mark Pudlow, a spokesman for the Florida Education Association, pointed out that almost 2.7 million students attend public school in Florida. He didn't dispute the idea that state leaders have pushed to increase the use of vouchers. "The state has certainly encouraged the growth of the corporate voucher program, despite the fact that these schools are largely unregulated and the state doesnt gauge their effectiveness compared to public schools," he said. The report does give some insight into the demographics of the program and how it's used. While about 26.8 percent of the schools that participate in the program are secular, only 17.5 percent of the students enrolled attend those schools. The rest go to religious institutions. And the majority of students who use the program are minorities. Almost 34.7 percent of the students receiving vouchers are Latinos, while 33.1 percent are African American and just shy of 25 percent are white. A little more than 7 percent are either members of other racial or ethnic groups or their race and ethnicity were not reported. By BRANDON LARRABEETHE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDAEducation Commissioner Tony Bennett will ask the State Board of Education next week to prevent schools from dropping by more than one letter grade on the state report card in an effort to counter what superintendents say could be an alarming drop in grades. Bennett's recommendations, to be taken up at a specially called meeting Tuesday, are seen as an effort to avoid another botched rollout of the school grades after last year's release became a public-relations headache for the Department of Education. Bennett's predecessor, Gerard Robinson, resigned a short time later, though Robinson said he was leaving to spend more time with his family. The limit on any drop in school grades was one of the key recommendations that local superintendents offered Bennett during discussions last week. It would continue a policy started last year during the grades controversy. The superintendents say that some of the data they're getting back as they do the initial calculations for the report cards this year 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 accountability system for schools -making it harder to meet the standards and harder to gure out what's going wrong. Concerns about that complexity also hover over the state's efforts to put in place the "Common Core State Standards," which are based on national guidelines. In a letter to state board members explaining his thinking, Bennett took pains to distance the school-grades proposal from any idea that it would water down the state's accountability system. "To be clear, my recommendations, outlined below, are made not to soften the blow of higher standards or to reduce the number of failing schools, but rather to advance the best policy for Florida's students and position our state for a successful transition to full implementation of the CCSS (Common Core State Standards) in the 2014-2015 school year and beyond," he wrote. Bennett also recommended not including the scores of students at so-called "ESE centers," which teach students with disabilities, in the grades of the schools they might otherwise attend. Currently, those students' scores would count for the "home school" if the ESE center chooses to receive an alternative rating instead of a school grade. But because grades are set to be released soon, Bennett said any changes to this year's grades under that recommendation should be handled retroactively through an appeals process. Sen. Bill Montford, DTallahassee, said he saw the changes recommended by Bennett as a "good, reasonable response." Montford, who also serves as the CEO of the Florida Association of District School Superintendents, took part in last week's discussions. "Clearly, I think this is a fair approach to it," Montford said. Montford said he was encouraged that Bennett was keeping the common core system in mind as he considered the changes. Miami-Dade County Superintendent Alberto Carvalho, who helped spearhead the drive for tweaking this year's grades, was measured in his praise of the recommendations. "We support the commissioners recommendations, especially the continuation of the temporary safety net that prevents schools from dropping more than one grade letter in a given year," Carvalho said. 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Page 10A THE WAKULLA NEWS, Thursday, July 18, 2013 www.thewakullanews.comsports news and team views SportsBy ALAN ROSS Part-time Michael Waltrip Racing driver Brian Vickers came through an attrition-marred race at New Hampshire Sunday to take the checkered ag for only the third time in his Cup career and rst win in 75 races. Vickers, whose trials are well documented, beginning with a medical condition that forced him from racing in 2010, was somewhat of a surprise challenger near the races end. But the Waltrip stable, of which Vickers is a part, is showing a surprising strength in Cup competition this year. Vickers win comes on the heels of a fthplace finish for team owner Michael Waltrip last week in Daytona and follows a victory from one of the teams other drivers, Martin Truex Jr., last month in Sonoma. Pole-sitter Brad Keselowski quickly abdicated the lead spot to Kyle Busch shortly after the drop of the green ag. Busch paced the eld in the early going before yielding to older brother Kurt, who took the race by the neck and seemed to be the strength of the eld. But on Lap 225 of the 301-lap tour of New Hampshire Motor Speedway, Busch met his demise on the low side of a three-way dive for Turn 1, perhaps slightly aided by Matt Kenseths front bumper. Busch slid up into Ryan Newman, taking both out. In quick fashion, the pace-setting driver of the 78 car was done for the day. Tony Stewart seemed to bene t most from the misfortune that stalked the eld through 11 cautions over the rst 258 laps, the No. 14 car going out of sequence and off strategy to move through the eld from his 16th-place start. Tensions increased as the laps decreased, with the number of yellows indicative of the wrecks, spinouts, and delays throughout the cast. Kyle Busch, told by bis crew chief that the race would come back to him when the late afternoon cloud cover returned, was suddenly right behind Stewart with 25 laps to go. Latecomer Vickers, though, passed the No. 18 of Busch with 19 laps remaining, and soon trailed Stewart by less than a second. No one knew what fuel Stewart had left, as Vickers pulled up behind the No. 14, eventually passing him with 14 laps remaining. There was closing drama, however. With ve laps to go, the races 12th caution came out for a questionable piece of debris. It was the last thing Stewart on fumes wanted to see. True to his deepest fears, Stewart slowed just before the white- ag lap and Vickers chugged home with his wellearned victory. Jimmie Johnson, with a sixth-place finish at New Hampshire, stretches his championship points lead over Clint Bowyer to 56. The Sprint Cup eld takes a breather next week before heading to The Brickyard for one of the sports four crown jewels. ROADSIDE RANT: Im never sure NASCAR knows when to leave well enough alone. With intermittent driver Brian Vickers leading the Camping World RV Sales 301 with ve laps to go, the 12th caution yes, a dozen yellow ags ew Sunday came out for debris on the track, in this case a smallish piece of what looked like hard rubber. It in no way looked threatening to any of the 3,500-pound vehicles mashing the track, but one wonders what constitutes a dangerous piece of debris. At the same time, onlookers were wondering if Stewart would last the race with enough gas and if Vickers could beat the big guys. Earlier, a questionable piece of rubber debris that was high on the track but off line brought out the caution. By contrast, in Sundays IndyCar race at Toronto, a section of some cars front wing assembly rested just off the racing line at about the same placement as the miniscule debris found early on in the NASCAR race. Difference was, they raced on at the IndyCar race. TORONTO INDY: IndyCars second doubleheader of the season the rst weekend double was successfully run at Detroit last month proved to be a treasure trove for Team Target Ganassi Racings Scott Dixon, who swept the back-to-back weekend series to add to his victory at Pocono last week: three series victories in eight days. Can you say hot streak? Dixon was indomitable. Not only did he overtake a hot-running Sebastian Bourdais Saturday for the rst victory, but so total was his rule on Sunday that, with 24 laps left in what had been a caution-free race to that point, Dixon had built a jaw-dropping 15-second lead. Though the race couldnt escape carnage, Dixon never was challenged. As a result of his prodigious three-race run, the New Zealander moves up to second place in the points championship behind Helio Castroneves. 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 FOOTBALL GOLF Vickers wins caution marred New Hampshire race, Dixon dominates Toronto Indy Special to The NewsOn July 22, Riversprings will hold summer conditioning, which will run on Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday of that week, ending on the 25th. Summer conditioning will run from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. Fall practice will begin on Monday, Aug. 5, and will run from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. until school begins, at which time practice will run from after school until 5 p.m. STUDENTS MUST HAVE A RIDE and MUST BE PICKED UP BY 5 p.m. Please, make sure that your child has dependable transportation arranged. On Thursday, July 18, Foundation Homes and Southwood Golf Club will be having a golf tournament open to the community that 11 pregnant men will be participating in. In an effort to raise money for healthier babies, several area businessmen will endure a 12-week pregnancy for the March of Dimes Men in Labor campaign. Each man has agreed to help create awareness about the important role of the father before, during and after pregnancy. During the 12-week fundraising campaign, the men in labor will also raise much needed funds for March of Dimes research and education efforts in the Big Bend area. The community is invited to support or join their favorite pregnant father at the Men in Labor Golf Tournament sponsored by Foundation Homes on Thursday, July 18 at Southwood Golf Club at 3750 Grove Park Drive. The event will take place from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., registration opens at 8 a.m. The men will be introduced to the community at the golf tournament wearing their empathy bellies and prepared to collect donations in order to reach their individual fundraising goal of $1,000. Among the brave participants are Commissioner Scott Maddox, Beau Davis, Marlon Newbon, Robert Moore, Joshua Ratcliff, Shane Kemp, Johnny Lee, Dr. Patrick Smith, JP Swope, Clint Weber and Greg Millz. Teams of four will pay a $400 registration fee which will include 18 holes of golf, cart rental, range balls, breakfast, a goodie bag, drink cart tickets, door prizes and a post golf buffet. All proceeds will directly bene t March of Dimes. This tournament is possible due to the help of Gil Chason and Steve Byrd, of Foundation Homes, as well as many other generous sponsors including GTwo Property Services LLC, Marks Insurance Agency, Earl Bacon Agency and Brians Septic Service. The delivery date for the men will take place on Sept. 5 at Tallahassee Memorial Healthcare. If the expectant father delivers a healthy $1,000 donation to the March of Dimes, then they will endure an easy labor with a hearty lunch, massages and video games. The community can support the March of Dimes and contribute to their favorite man in labor online by visiting www.marchforbabies.org/team/tallymeninlabor. By SCOTT MORIAKFSU Sports Information In leagues from Alaska to Florida and areas in between, many Seminoles are using this summer to sharpen their skills in order to return to Tallahassee ready to make a run at a CWS title in 2014. Brandon Johnson is pitching well for the Alexandria Blue Anchors in the Northwoods League with a 1-0 record, one save and a 0.71 ERA in 10 appearances. He has given up one run all season and opponents are hitting only .191 against him. In his last appearance, he registered one strikeout as he faced the minimum in 1.2 innings of relief against Mankato on July 14. Brandon Leibrandt had an impressive outing on July 9 for the Brewster Whitecaps of the Cape Cod League. The lefty pitched 7.0 solid innings, scattering four hits and a walk without giving up a run while striking out three. After allowing his only walk of the game Leibrandt promptly picked off the runner at rst, showcasing again his amazing pickoff move that gunned down 13 runners in 2013 for Florida State. Kenny Burkhead was named to the North AllStar team for Florida Collegiate League. The freshman right hander struck out two in 1.0 innings during the FCL All-Star Game on July 9. Overall, he is 2-3 with a 3.64 ERA on the season for the Sanford River Rats. Burkhead also got a chance to hit and went 2-for-2 from the plate against Hope 4 Heroes on July 6. John Nogowski has continued to hit the ball well as a member of the Amsterdam Mohawks. He is third overall in the Perfect Game Collegiate Baseball League with a .380 average and also has scored 20 runs and knocked in 15 RBI this season. Here is a look at how the Seminoles are performing this summer: Alaska Baseball League Billy Strode, Peninsula Oilers 4 GS, 1-2, 1.03 ERA, 17.1 IP, 15 H, 2 ER, 2 BB, 11 SO Dylan Silva, Peninsula Oilers 6 G, 1 GS, 0-1, 9.44 ERA, 6.2 IP, 11 H, 7 ER, 3 BB, 9 SO Cape Cod League Jose Brizuela, Brewster Whitecaps 20 G, .328 (2061), 10 R, 10 RBI, 1 2B, 2 3B, 8 BB, 11 SO Brandon Leibrandt, Brewster Whitecaps 3 G, 2 GS, 1-0, 2.25 ERA, 12.0 IP, 14 H, 3 ER, 2 BB, 5 SO Bryant Holtmann, Hyannis Harbor Hawks 5 G, 0-0, 11.57 ERA, 7.0 IP, 12 H, 9 ER, 4 BB, 6 SO DJ Stewart, YarmouthDennis Red Sox 18 G, .284 (19-67), 11 R, 15 RBI, 8 2B, 3 HR, 6 BB, 15 SO, 2 SB Coastal Plain League Lee Howard, Columbia Blow sh 6 G, .200 (3-15), 1 R, 2 RBI, 1 BB, 6 SO Florida Collegiate League Kenny Burkhead, Sanford River Rats 6 G, 5 GS, 1 CG, 2-3, 3.64 ERA, 29.2 IP, 27 H, 12 ER, 7 BB, 12 SO Northwoods League Brandon Johnson, Alexandria Blue Anchors 10 G, 1-0, 1 SV, 0.71 ERA, 12.2 IP, 9 H, 1 ER, 4 BB, 7 SO Perfect Game Collegiate Baseball League John Nogowski, Amsterdam Mohawks 29 G, .380 (38-100), 20 R, 15 RBI, 7 2B, 1 3B, 3 HR, 19 BB, 7 SO, 3 SB John Sansone, Amsterdam Mohawks 23 G, .333 (27-81), 12 R, 13 RBI, 7 2B, 1 HR, 5 BB, 18 SO, 3 SB Team USA Luke Weaver 4 GS, 0-0, 3.00 ERA, 15.0 IP, 15 H, 5 ER, 4 BB, 12 SOFSU Seminoles in summer leaguesRMS begins summer conditioningMarch of Dimes tournament features 11 pregnant men 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. 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www.thewakullanews.com THE WAKULLA NEWS, Thursday, July 18, 2013 Page 11Aoutdoor sports and shing reports OutdoorsFrom FWC News Recreational and commercial blue crab traps in state waters from the Pasco-Hernando county line to the Wakulla-Franklin county line, including all waters of the Ochlockonee River and Bay, must be removed from the water before July 20, the rst day of a 10-day trap closure. This closure will give groups authorized by the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission the opportunity to identify and retrieve lost and abandoned blue crab traps from the water. Traps can be placed back in the water in this area starting July 30. Until then, blue crabs may be harvested with other gear, such as dip nets and fold-up traps. Blue crab harvesters may also use standard blue crab traps during the closure if the traps are attached to a dock or other private property. Lost and abandoned blue crab traps are a problem in the blue crab shery because they can continue to trap crabs and sh when left in the water. They can also be unsightly in the marine environment, damage sensitive habitats and pose navigational hazards to boaters on the water. The closure is one of three regional, 10-day blue crab trap closures that occur in 2013 on the Gulf coast of Florida. There are six regional closures total: three in even-numbered years on the east coast and three in odd-numbered years on the west coast. While state waters extend to 9 nautical miles offshore in the Gulf, the blue crab trap closures include only state waters extending to 3 nautical miles offshore. More information regarding the FWCs trap-retrieval program, blue crab trap closure dates, regulations and cleanup events is available online at MyFWC.com/Fishing (click on Saltwater Fishing then Trap Retrieval/Debris Removal). For more information, contact Kyle Miller, at 850-487-0554. By MARJ LAWThe very best handgun to own is the Ruger 22. Well, let me clarify that. In my opinion, its the best one for a newbie. It doesnt kick much, so you dont begin the bad habit of jerking the gun and losing your aim on the target (your sight picture). Out of curiosity, you start looking around. You think about a higher caliber gun and what is important for you and your safe and accurate shooting. Personally, I prefer a heavy gun, so its mass absorbs the recoil. Since composite guns are lighter, I want it to be mostly metal. Preferably stainless. And one that holds a lot of bullets, so I dont have to change the magazine often when practicing. I like a smooth and not too long trigger pull. I like a long barrel. The grip has to t my small hand, and the angle of the grip has to feel comfortable. After that Ruger 22, I found an Armalite 9mm that t the bill. It is heavy and too big for me to conceal, but its a ne target and bedside gun. Truly, the Armalite is the very best gun to own. Of course, knowing I have the very best handgun doesnt stop a friend from offering me a Spring eld XDM40 at a fantastic price. A .40 caliber gun? Who needs it? Would anyone purchase a gun just because its a good deal? I had absolutely no plans to do so. Nope. None. However, only for comparisons sake, Joe and I visit an indoor range in Wilmington, N.C. We rent a Glock 23 and a Ruger SR 40C. The Rugers grip is a bit wide for my hand. The trigger pull is somewhat long and a medium hard. The barrel length is 4.14 inches and the sights are adjustable. It holds a double stacked 15 bullets. The gun feels nicely tight and weighs 27.25 ounces. It is accurate, and I like it. Priced around $407. Not so much as my Armalite, though. The Glock is lighter at 21.16 ounces. The barrel length is good at 4.02 inches. This particular Glock holds 13 bullets and is also double stacked. The grip is a bit wide for me. Sights are not adjustable. Glocks are the most widely used handgun by law enforcement in the United States. This particular one runs around $513. I think it has a fairly hard pull and too much kick. A woman at the counter says she really likes the Glock because it is snappy. Thats not a compliment. If the gun snaps in your hand, it changes position and therefore youve lost your sight picture. Now, your next shot will be off. So Im not happy with the Glock. Finally, I borrow my friends Spring eld XDM and go to the Wakulla County Sheriffs Office Range. The XDM is a hunky gun with a long 4.5 inch barrel. The fat white dot sights are easy to see. The magazine holds 16 bullets. I like the feel of the grip. It doesnt feel too wide, although it is double stacked. The XDM should run around $687. I pull the trigger. Not too long, not too short. Wah-hoo! The bullet hits right outside the x-ring. Beginners luck? I shoot again. The second bullet hits next to the rst. So does the third. What a smooth and tight gun! Now, Im not planning to actually buy a .40. But what a cool gun! It feels just right. Nope. Not buying. But the XDM might, just might, be the better gun for me than the 9mm Armalite. Wait! Wait, wait! All the good guys on TV have not one, but two guns. They have backup guns. You know what? I really need a backup gun. Those XDMs are pricey, but my friend is offering such a deal. I mean, you cant afford not to get it at this price. Which is the very best gun to own? Well, both of these are great. However, Im going to a gun show this weekend. And Im beginning to have a sneaking feeling that the next very best gun might be right there.Marj Law is the formerdirector of Keep Wakulla County Beautiful and an avid shooter in her retirement. HOME ON THE RANGEWhats the best gun to own, part 2 Armalite AR-24. Ruger 22. Spring eld XDM. From FWC News Three Georgia men were rescued by Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission officers July 4 at the mouth of the Econ na River and the Gulf of Mexico. Another FWC officer rescued two people who had attempted to assist the men in the water but whose own boat ceased running and was filling with water. Ryan J. Hall (DOB 09/03/90) from Pavo, Ga.; Blake E. Bynum (DOB 10/16/86) of Moultrie, Ga.; and Daniel E. Powers (DOB 09/21/85), Thomasville, Ga., were in the water after their boat capsized in rough weather. The Taylor County Sheriffs Office asked for assistance with the three men in the water and FWC officers Chad Albritton, Randy McDonald and Jerry Lee Yates, under the leadership of Lt. Scott Lee, responded. Albritton was on water patrol in an 18-foot, open-patrol vessel in the Keaton Beach area, approximately 25 miles away. McDonald and Yates were en route to water patrol with a 22-foot boat. Lee, the Taylor County supervisor, was preparing for both a holiday weekend on the water and managing boating safety enforcement efforts for the opening week of scallop season. Albritton headed to the Econfina River through rough 2to 3-foot seas in his small, open boat. McDonald and Yates launched their vessel at the Econ na River boat ramp in search of the three men. Lee coordinated communication efforts with the men from the capsized vessel and the of cers involved in the rescue. McDonald and Yates arrived rst in the area and began searching the rough seas. They quickly located Hall in the water, clinging to a marker, and Bynum and Powers with the capsized vessel. The three were rescued with minor injuries. Another vessel had attempted to rescue the Georgia men, but it also ran into trouble. Alan Ray Hendricks (DOB 04/03/62) from Crawfordville, and his passenger aboard a 15foot open boat, began taking on water when their engine broke down. Albritton located Hendricks vessel near the other capsized boat, and these two boaters were also rescued and towed back to the boat ramp. Due to the quick action and teamwork of Lt. Lee and of cers Albritton, McDonald and Yates, I rmly believe that three lives were saved that day, said FWC Capt. Marty Redmond. By exceptional ability, personal initiative and total dedication to duty, these four FWC law enforcement officers re ect great credit upon themselves and the FWCs Division of Law Enforcement. Redmond has nominated the three of cers for the FWC lifesaving award.Blue crab trap closure starts July 20FWC officers rescue 5 boaters in Taylor County on July 43 found in water, 2 on stranded boat at mouth of Econ na River 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 www.TheWakullaNews. www.WakullaDiving.com Wakulla Diving Center, Inc. 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Page 12A THE WAKULLA NEWS, Thursday, July 18, 2013 www.thewakullanews.com Saturday members of Flotilla 12 came together for our monthly meeting. In attendance were 13 members and four visitors. We were joined by the Division Vice Commander Eric DeVuyst, Lynn Mott, TJ Del Bello and Anne Del Bello. Lynn, TJ and Anne are all division staff of cers. During the meeting, David Rabon was presented with his crew qualification certificate. Raye Crews also received an award for completing the Operational Auxiliary Specialty Program (AUXOP). The AUXOP program consists of core, leadership, and elective credit elements in order to give variety to Auxiliarists, increase practical AUXOP relevance to Coast Guard missions, and better assist the Coast Guard to ful ll needed skill sets. This is a prestigious award and is only achieved by a small fraction of Auxiliarists. Congratulations, Raye! After our business meeting, Eric presented training for any member interested on plotting and navigation. This is part of an effort Division-wide to streamline our training so that there is more uniformity in how things are done. We have guidelines from the Coast Guard as well as the Auxiliary, but every Flotilla does things a little differently. Throughout the training, participants reviewed and practiced calculating deviation and variation as well as set and drift. Determining distance, rate of speed and time were calculated. Finally, search patterns were reviewed. One of the great aspects of training is reviewing what you know and learning new things. At the end of our training we were all presented with information on a missing person and worked in groups to determine where the person was last seen, how long it would take to reach their location, how far they may have moved since the call was received and lay out a search pattern for locating them. We hope to never need to use these skills in the real world, but if we get a call about a missing boater or other emergency, we now have re ned skills to do our job to the best of our abilities. A special thanks to Phil Hill for taking pictures! When disaster strikes, often it is said it can be avoided. This past week, an interesting article resurfaced about the dangers of digging holes in the sand. The article was a blog entry and can be found here: http:// earthchicknits.wordpress.com/2007/07/16/ the-worst- ve-minutesof-my-life. It details a mothers story of her young son disappearing on a beach. In the time it took the father to turn away and back again, the child was gone. Several good Samaritans came to assist and one noticed an indentation in the sand. After a little digging, the found the child alive. In a follow up article, the blogger discussed a few good tips to prevent this from happening. This is a preventable crisis on almost all cases. 1. Dont dig holes deeper than waistheight of the shortest person around. The hole my son fell into was not terribly deep. But it was deep enough to swallow him up when it caved in. 2. If you (or your children) do dig holes, fill them up when youre done. That alone wouldve prevented our neartragedy. 3. When you arrive at the beach, scout out the area you will be setting up in, checking for holes. Teach your children to come tell you if they nd holes other have dug, and to not play in or near them. 4. Keep as sharp an eye on your children on the sand as you would in the water. A quick search on the internet led to another interesting article related to the same topic: http://www.boston.com/news/local/ articles/2007/06/21/ like_surf_sand_can_ kill_says_doctor. Just this month alone, two children died in California and a child in the Chicago area remains in the hospital after a sand dune collapsed on him. We have great beaches and many of us enjoy them on a regular basis. Please remember that safety is important everywhere, on the sand as well as in the water. 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 fso-hr@ uscgaux.net. As Sherrie says, safe boating is no accident. Safety rst, it makes a huge difference!a peek into life on and under the water Water Ways Water WaysLocal writers share their experiences 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 The Underwater Working Person I am a Diving Professional, which I began when I was 16. Back then I had few places to go to get training. I became a Diving Scientist, a Diving Educator and an Underwater Investigator by the time I retired. I also now own and operate a dive center, but that did not require being underwater, only the business of diving! Most of our diving activity is recreational, that is, performed for sheer pleasure and little else. OK, spear shing can be intense, but the thrill is in the hunt, not the dive. And recreational divers are often de ned by depth and duration. Technical diving (greater depth and duration) is still recreational but is more challenging, requiring more detailed skills and commitment. Most cave divers attracted to North Florida fall into this technical category. They tell me they enjoy our underwater sculpture, the thrill of discovery of new passage and the glory of their conquest. Without this glory, many would visit elsewhere. But there are people, men and women, who work underwater. These folks are de ned by their mission, usually make their living underwater, and are called professional. To them diving is a vehicle to get to their place of employment. Safety, reliability and creature comforts are important to them just as a safe, reliable and comfortable car is to the professional who drives to work. There is seldom any thrill in the dive, conditions are often marginal (cold, poor visibility and challenged), but the pay can be good. People at my center are professionals who dive. Some dive recreationally as well. The dive instructor (Discipline: Education) who taught you to dive is a professional, his or her mission is to teach you how to safely use scuba equipment and enjoy the aquatic environment. To get to this professional level, (s)he had to start at the basics and dive recreationally, then learn the technology (dive technology), then learn to teach by assisting in a few classes (Assistant Instructor), then learn to manage the risk of divers (Dive Rescue & Dive Master), and nally mentor under an Instructor Trainer to eventually take his or her professional board exams (under a Course Director). This may take our professional years to complete. There are, of course, several professions that work underwater. They include Diving Scientists, Underwater Investigators, Marine Engineers and Technologists (Ocean Engineering), Underwater Photographers, Aquaculturists, commercial shermen, and even construction to name just a few. Each of these requires a discipline, say Anthropology, engineering or photography attached to the techniques and technology of diving to succeed underwater. Not surprising, these professionals go to universities for their education. Universities however, are often focused more on education and less on skill training. A common option was to take courses from an academic diving program, like the one I set up at Florida State University in 1976. But those programs nationally have lost their support in recent years. What has shown promise is the renewed quest for jobs by the community college system. By offering professional diving training, which can be coupled to any number of professional disciplines, the Diving Professional is again possible. At 18, with my love of marine biology, I would have started at a community college dive program, had I had the opportunity. Enjoy the journey. Class practice exercise. Raye Crews receiving AUXOP. 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www.thewakullanews.com THE WAKULLA NEWS, Thursday, July 18, 2013 Page 13ABy BRANDON LARRABEETHE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDATALLAHASSEE, July 12 When most residents of the country thought about Florida this week, the rst thing that came to their minds was likely not a Supreme Court case. Or the net worths of state of cials. Or the pending book by former Gov. Charlie Crist. Instead, their eyes were on state prosecutors case against George Zimmerman, who is charged with second-degree murder in the shooting death of Trayvon Martin, a black teenager, during a confrontation between the two in Sanford. Zimmerman says he was acting in self-defense. With fears that racial tension could boil over if Zimmerman is acquitted by the jury, which began deliberations Friday, state of cials were sure to stress that they were prepared for unrest. Weve got great sheriffs, police chiefs, the Florida Department of Law Enforcement, Ive been in contact with them, theyre ready for whatever happens, Scott said during a Thursday morning appearance on WPEC TV in West Palm Beach. But hopefully the right thing happens here, and well have a verdict that everybody understands. But elsewhere in the state, there were less intense but still weighty issues. HOW BINDING IS BINDING? It didnt have the drama of the Zimmerman case, but there was still plenty of ngerpointing and a helping of angry words at the Florida Supreme Court in a case over redistricting. But this was over an arcane if signi cant legal principle whether state legislative districts can be challenged in lower courts once the Supreme Court has signed off on them. According to a 5-2 majority the kind of majority that courtwatchers have grown used to the answer is yes, as long as those claims are based on the kind of evidence that justices dont consider when they do constitutionally mandated reviews of the maps as part of the once-a-decade redistricting process. The Florida Constitution says decisions from those Supreme Court reviews shall be binding upon all the citizens of the state. But writing for the majority, Justice Barbara Pariente said Thursday that didnt apply to more fact-intensive lawsuits than the automatic reviews, especially now that the constitution also includes the anti-gerrymandering Fair Districts amendments. Simply put, the framers and voters clearly desired more judicial scrutiny of the legislative apportionment plan, not less, Pariente wrote. But in a pointed dissent, Justice Charles Canady wrote that the opinion would deaden the intent of the binding provision, known as section 16(d). With this decision, we confront the prospect of unending litigation concerning legislative redistricting a prospect that section 16(d), by its plain terms, undeniably was designed to preclude, he wrote. A coalition of voting-rights organizations that are challenging the Senate map cheered the decision. Republican lawmakers were less enthusiastic or understandably disappointed, in the words of a spokeswoman for Senate President Don Gaetz, R-Niceville. The president stands by the maps as well as the Legislatures redistricting process, spokeswoman Katie Betta said in an email. The 2012 redistricting process was the most open and transparent in Floridas history and produced maps which are compliant with Floridas constitution, facts which the president believes will ultimately be af rmed. THE PEN IS MIGHTIER THAN THE TV AD? Republicans are also likely to be understandably disappointed, or perhaps downright livid, when they get a chance to read the pending memoir from former Gov. Charlie Crist. Crist and Dutton, a publisher, said the Republican-turnedindependent-turned-Democrat would pen a book called THE PARTYS OVER: How the Extreme Right Hijacked the GOP and I Became a Democrat. The publicity for the book suggests its part revenge for Crist being pushed out of the Republican Party in 2010 and part manifesto as he gears up for a bid for his former job, this time as a Democrat. Ill share my very strong feelings about whats happened to the Republicans, how the party I grew up in has been hijacked by extremists, losing its compassion and common sense, Crist said in a press release issued by Dutton. Ill describe exactly what I saw and what it made me realize. It will no doubt be required reading for observers of state politics, but Republican Party of Florida Chairman Lenny Curry was already laughing off the idea of a bestseller from the man his party used to promote. We didnt know that Charlie Crist was launching a new career as a fiction writer, Curry said in a statement. But we do want to thank him for the hundreds of pages of rhetorical ammunition he will be giving to us and his primary opponents. HOW MUCH DO YOU MAKE? HOW MUCH DID YOU RAISE? With disclosures of state of cials public wealth now being posted online, and the fund-raising statements of candidates also being published this week, there was plenty of gossip to be had about money. One takeaway: Agriculture Commissioner Adam Putnam is doing rather well in both departments. Putnam, whose wealth is tied to the family-owned Putnam Groves, led the three Cabinet of cers with a net worth of $7.2 million, an increase from $6.49 million in 2011. His net worth had dipped from $6.8 million in 2010, when he was elected commissioner. One thing he might not have to spend much of that money on is his re-election campaign. The Republican commissioner, often mentioned as a future candidate for governor, raked in $591,011 in contributions between April 1 and June 30, far more than other statewide candidates and almost 60 percent of the $966,788 raised by the Florida Democratic Party over the same time frame. Big thanks to everyone who helped kick off my reelection (with) such momentum! Putnam said in a message on Twitter. Nearly 2000 donors have invested in our vision for Florida! Also doing well: Rep. Matt Gaetz, a Fort Walton Beach Republican gearing up to run for his fathers Senate seat, reported raising $252,360 for that 2016 contest. Speaking of the elder Gaetz: The co-founder of VITAS Healthcare Corp. and former Okaloosa County schools superintendent is worth $26.2 million tops among more than a third of senators who have publicly declared themselves to be millionaires. And with some forms not yet ready for public release, the group of millionaires could grow. REMAKING THE GRADE Current county school superintendents who might not be worth as much as Gaetz were more concerned with what Education Commissioner Tony Bennett will recommend to the State Board of Education next week in an effort to counter what the superintendents say could be an alarming drop in school grades on the state report card. In a letter to the state board, Bennett recommended continuing a year-old policy that prevents schools from dropping by more than one letter grade on those report cards, though he pre-emptively pushed back on any suggestion that such a policy watered down the states accountability system. To be clear, my recommendations, outlined below, are made not to soften the blow of higher standards or to reduce the number of failing schools, but rather to advance the best policy for Floridas students and position our state for a successful transition to full implementation of the CCSS (Common Core State Standards) in the 2014-2015 school year and beyond, he wrote. Bennett also recommended tweaking how students at socalled ESE centers, which teach students with disabilities, are accounted for. Sen. Bill Montford, D-Tallahassee, said he saw the changes recommended by Bennett as a good, reasonable response. Montford, who also serves as the CEO of the Florida Association of District School Superintendents, took part in discussions between Bennett and the superintendents about the grades. Clearly, I think this is a fair approach to it, Montford said. STORY OF THE WEEK: The Florida Supreme Court ruled that a case challenging the Senates redistricting plan can go forward despite an earlier ruling by the court that there was nothing on the surface that indicated the map violated the anti-gerrymandering Fair Districts standards. QUOTE OF THE WEEK: It is reminiscent of divorce court, where the louder each one screams, the more interesting it becomes to the audience. Susan MacManus, a political science professor at the University of South Florida, on the war of words between Crist and the state GOP.WEEKLY ROUNDUP (Recap and analysis of the week in state government)Drawing lines and writing books in TallahasseeBy SLIM RANDLESBert was mumbling to himself as he adjusted cracker packets around his morning coffee at the Mule Barn. Something wrong, Bert? Not if you have some Old Fool pills for me, Doc. Uh-oh. What happened? Well, Id been telling the Johnson kid some stories of the old days when I was guiding hunters, and I happened to mention I could sight in a ri e with only two shots. You can do that? Yes. So can anyone, if they have a cardboard box. So anyway, here I was giving the kid my spiel about sighting in a ri e with two shots and he said hed like to see a demonstration. Sounds fair enough. Well, yeah, and I didnt mind. I gure we owe it to the next generation Come on, Bert, Dud said, what happened? Well, you know you get a solid bench rest and aim at the target and re one shot, right? So then you get a cardboard box and notch it and use rocks or sand to anchor it solidly so you can immobilize your ri e and you set it up so the ri e cant move and it is showing the exact same sight picture you used for the rst shot. I didnt know about this, Doc said. Simple, really. So youre looking at the bulls-eye the way you did on the first shot, and without moving the rifle itself, you adjust the sights until theyre pointed at the bullet hole in the target. Thats it. You then remove the cardboard box, sight at the bulls-eye and shoot again. It should be dead on. That makes sense, Dud said. So what went wrong? Bert said, Well, we loaded up everything we needed: chair, table, box, bread wrappers full of sand, target, everything. Then we drove out to the gravel pit and set it all up, just right. Took quite a while. Finally we were ready, so I went over and unzipped my ri e case and pulled out my shotgun. So how many of those Old Fool pills do you need, Bert? All you can spare me, Doc. All you can spare.Brought to you by Utas, maker of the 15shot ultimate tactical shotgun. Now its also the ultimate big-game gun. www.utas-usa.com. ture. 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Page 14A THE WAKULLA NEWS, Thursday, July 18, 2013 www.thewakullanews.com On July 6, Sgt. Lorne Whaley responded to Shell Point Beach after numerous families complained about a woman harassing and touching their children. Sgt. Whaley made contact with the female and she began to loudly curse him. The woman refused to identify herself and began to spit at Sgt. Whaley. Paula Beatrice Kilgore, 46, of Crawfordville was identi ed at the Wakulla County Jail. She was charged with disorderly intoxication and battery on a law enforcement of cer. She was also issued a trespass warning for all Wakulla County Parks and Recreation property. In other activity reported by the Wakulla County Sheriffs Of ce this week:FRIDAY, JULY 5 Wanda Kemp of Crawfordville reported excessive noise at 4 a.m. The music being played by a neighbor was rattling her windows at her home. The WCSO will attempt to make contact with the neighbor in an attempt to resolve the issue. Deputy Stephen Simmons investigated. Emory Collier of Tallahassee reported the theft of appliances from a home he is helping manage. A dishwasher and refrigerator were stolen from a Crawfordville home. The property is valued at $300. The victim is Altisource Management Company. Deputy Scott Powell investigated. Wal-Mart Asset Protection staff reported a grand theft. A female suspect left the store without paying for $544 worth of merchandise. The suspect attempted to pay for the items with a bad check. The suspect left the store with the 29 items and drove away near the Murphy Oil gas station. Deputy Scott Powell investigated. Kennecia Kelly and Harry Milligan, both of Crawfordville, were involved in a minor traf c crash at the Winn-Dixie parking lot. There were no injuries. Deputy Scott Powell investigated.SATURDAY, JULY 6 A structure re was reported at Shell Island Fish Camp. A gas water heater caught re and created damage to 16 rental units in a structure owned by James Bevis of St. Marks. Wakulla County re ghters were called to the scene to put out the re. The building was evacuated and guests were given other options for lodging. The state Fire Marshal was called to investigate. Damage was estimated at $75,000. Deputy Sean Wheeler, Deputy Roy Gunnarsson, Detective Josh Langston and Deputy Gibby Gibson investigated. Charles Smith of Sopchoppy reported an illegal dumping. Someone dumped an old camper shell full of items on his property. The weight of the camper shell and debris was estimated between 500 and 700 pounds. Deputy Mike Zimba investigated. Deputy Stephen Simmons was conducting stationary radar on U.S. Highway 98 near Newport when he observed a motorist operating a vehicle very closely behind a motorcycle. The vehicle was clocked at 45 mph in a 35 mph zone. The motorcycle left the road as Deputy Simmons followed the suspect and the motorist sped up to more than 60 mph. A traf c stop was conducted and Dewey Ralph Smith, 43, of Clarksville, was suspected of driving under the in uence. Smiths driver license was also suspended. Smith failed eld sobriety exercises and was charged with DUI. He was also charged with driving while license is suspended or revoked and refusal to submit to a breath test. Traf c citations for following too closely and failure to maintain a lane were also issued. Lt. Brent Sanders assisted at the scene. Deputy Mike Zimba observed Jeffrey Allyn Saba, 25, of Crawfordville operating a vehicle in Crawfordville. Deputy Zimba had previous knowledge that Saba did not have a valid driver license as well as having an active warrant for vehicle theft. Deputy Zimba conducted a traf c stop with assistance from Deputy Stephen Simmons. Saba was charged with driving while license is suspended or revoked, possession of less than 20 grams of marijuana and two counts of possession of drug paraphernalia. A passenger in the vehicle, Kyla Ann Nettles, 22, of Tallahassee, was charged with six counts of possession of a controlled substance. Deputies discovered three grams of marijuana as well as prescription pills and narcotic smoking pipes. The vehicle, owned by Nettles, was impounded and transported to the WCSO Evidence Yard. Deputy Scott Powell and Deputy Richard Moon also investigated. Deputy Scott Powell was dispatched to Spring Creek Highway and Jack Crum Road to investigate a report of two male juveniles playing unattended in a ditch near the highway. The WCSO was contacted by a concerned citizen who stayed with the children until law enforcement arrived. Deputy Powell could not determine how long the boys, ages 3 and 4, were left unattended by a relative. The mother was contacted to pick up the children. The Florida Department of Children and Families was contacted. The boys were uninjured. Patrick Arnez Harvey, 43, of Sopchoppy was involved in a traf c stop on the Sopchoppy Highway. The motorist was observed driving on the wrong side of the road. Harvey was arrested for driving while license is suspended or revoked as a habitual offender. Sgt. Ryan Muse investigated.SUNDAY, JULY 7 Edmond Baker of Crawfordville reported a residential burglary. A forced entry was discovered at the home and $2,200 worth of jewelry, coins, rearms, firearm related items, books and other items were stolen. Damage to the home was estimated at $200. Evidence was collected at the scene. Detective Josh Langston and Deputy Gibby Gibson investigated. Deputy Sean Wheeler arrested two juveniles, a 17-year-old male and a 16-year-old male, in connection with a felony narcotics case. Deputy Wheeler was investigating a noise complaint at a party. Two individuals were observed inside a vehicle outside the home. The juveniles were observed crushing Xanax pills in the vehicle. The juveniles were arrested for possession of a Schedule III or IV narcotic. The juveniles were transported to the Wakulla County Jail by Deputy Wheeler and Lt. Mike Kemp and were later released to their parents. Elise Barwick of Crawfordville reported a residential burglary at a relatives home. Someone entered the home and used the shower while the owner was away. Jewelry and cleaning supplies were reported missing and are valued at $7,550. A suspect has been identi ed. Lt. Mike Kemp and Deputy Billy Metcalf investigated.MONDAY, JULY 8 A 22-year-old Crawfordville man reported being the victim of a strong arm robbery. The victim picked up three male subjects along the road in Crawfordville. The subjects asked for a ride but when they arrived at the speci ed location they struck the victim in the face and stole the victims wallet and cell phone. Some individuals of interest were identi ed as the case was turned over to the Criminal Investigations Division. The stolen items are valued at $130. The victim was treated by Wakulla EMS. Deputy Gibby Gibson and Detective Josh Lawhon investigated. Heath Blackburn of Tallahassee reported a credit card offense. The victim lost his wallet at a Wakulla County convenience store and his bank card was compromised. The wallet and contents are valued at $51. Four fraudulent charges were discovered in Crawfordville, Jasper and Lake City and were valued at $524. Detective Matt Helms investigated. Steven Everett Cmehil, 34, of Panacea was observed in Panacea with cannabis in his pocket. Due to the cooperative nature of the discussion with Detective Nick Boutwell, Cmehil was issued a notice to appear in court for misdemeanor possession of marijuana. The cannabis weighed 5.3 grams. Kevin Marie Matthews of Crawfordville reported a grand theft. The victim reported the theft of jewelry from her residence. The total loss of property was $3,650. Investigation determined that the jewelry was pawned at a Tallahassee shop by a suspect who has been identified. Additional charges are expected in Leon County. Deputy Marshall Taylor and Detective Josh Langston investigated. Krystle Zanco of Dollar General in Panacea reported a retail theft. The store manager reported observing a female subject taking items without paying for them. Deputy Elisee Colin was investigating the crime when he observed the suspect come back into the store. The suspect, Cawanna M. Messer, 30, of Panacea was taken into custody. Messer was in possession of prescription pills without a prescription when she was detained. Messer removed $31 worth of merchandise from the store without paying for it the first time and $71 worth of merchandise the second time. She was arrested for two counts of retail theft and one count of possession of a controlled substance. The suspect had an active warrant out of Franklin County for possession of amphetamines with intent to sell. Lt. Mike Kemp also investigated. Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission Officer Charles Malloy reported discovering vehicle keys at the St. Marks Boat Ramp. A citizen left the keys on his patrol vehicle with a note that they were found in the restroom. The keys were placed in the WCSO Property and Evidence Division until the owner can be found. Deputy Anthony Paul investigated.TUESDAY, JULY 9 Brad Harvey of the Wakulla County Property Appraisers Of ce reported the theft of a toolbox from a county owned vehicle. The box and tools inside are valued at $300. Pry marks were discovered on the vehicle. Deputy Evelyn Brown investigated. A Bay Pine Drive resident in Crawfordville reported a trespassing on her back porch. The victim caught a 13-yearold juvenile ransacking items on the porch. Once contact was made with the juvenile, he ran back to his home. Deputy Elisee Colin spoke to the juvenile and issued a trespass warning for the victims home. The juveniles mother was contacted. Deputy Marshall Taylor also investigated. Deputies investigated a report of a stolen four wheeler and intoxicated operator at WalMart. Christopher Lee Rodgers, 27, of Crawfordville became hostile and aggressive toward deputies as they questioned him. Rodgers eventually ran from deputies into traf c on U.S. Highway 319 forcing vehicles to stop to keep from striking him. Rodgers continued to resist deputies when they caught up to him and he was charged with disorderly intoxication. The owner of the four-wheeler declined to press charges. Deputy Elisee Colin, Deputy Vicki Mitchell and Deputy Marshall Taylor investigated.WEDNESDAY, JULY 10On July 10, Deputy Scott Rojas investigated a complaint of a juvenile in possession of marijuana. A 14-year-old Crawfordville male juvenile was in possession of drug paraphernalia and marijuana at his home. The juvenile received a verbal warning about receiving a civil citation for community service if he is caught with marijuana again. The marijuana weighed 1.5 grams and was placed into evidence along with the smoking pipe. Lamar Anthony Dukes, 27, of Tallahassee was arrested for knowingly operating a motor vehicle while license is suspended or revoked. Deputy Gibby Gibson conducted a traf c stop after observing the motorist passing in a turn lane. It was determined that Dukes received a notice to appear in court in Leon County last month for not possessing a valid driver license. He was transported to the Wakulla County Jail. Deputy Billy Metcalf and Deputy Sean Wheeler responded to the Lighthouse Motel in reference to subjects inside smoking marijuana. The deputies entered the room and observed marijuana, drug paraphernalia and pills in plain view. Colby Sheldon Damon, 21, of Panacea was arrested for two counts of possession of a Schedule IV narcotic without a prescription, one count of possession of less than 20 grams of marijuana and one count of possession of drug paraphernalia. The marijuana weighed 2.8 grams. A 16-year-old juvenile in the room was not charged. The Wakulla County Sheriffs Of ce received 806 calls for service during the past week. reports Law Enforcement and CourtsSheri s ReportSpecial to The NewsThe Wakulla County Sheriffs Of ce and Florida Department of Financial Services hosted Operation SAFE (Stop Adult Financial Exploitation) Thursday, July 11 at the Wakulla County Senior Citizens Center. The program was designed to provide seniors, their families and caregivers with information to prevent fraud and to Be Scam Smart. The Be Scam Smart workshops are being held all over Florida and address seniors and their connections to fraud, common scams and identity theft. Tasha Carter of the Department of Financial Services told seniors to remember the three Ps: Protect, Prevent and Police your personal information. Wakulla Sheriff Charlie Creel reminded the audience never to give away personal information to anyone who calls over the telephone. Some startling statistics from the workshop: Senior citizens control 70 percent of the nations wealth making them a logical target for criminals; many crimes against senior citizens go unreported; $2.9 billion in losses reported each year by senior citizens as a result of nancial fraud; one out of every ve senior citizens has been a victim of a nancial crime; 79 percent are scammed by family members, 49 percent are scammed by a caregiver and 47 percent are scammed by a trusted friend or neighbor. For more information, visit www.MyFloridaCFO. com/OnGuard or call 1-877-MY-FL-CFO (693-5236). Operation SAFE presented to seniorsSPECIAL TO THE NEWSSheriff Charlie Creel, Lassie Williams, Lt. Bruce Ashley at the event. 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Page 16A THE WAKULLA NEWS, Thursday, July 18, 2013 www.thewakullanews.comPassion is a curious concept. It combines intensity and desire, in its purest sense, to create an obsessive need. There is, figuratively and literally, a fine and not always obvious line between passion and irrationality. Poets throughout history have waxed ad nauseum about one passion or another. The century, the geographic location and the poets fatalism usually combined to focus on an object or concept of passion. Todays passions run the gamut from politics, to sports, romance novels and horticulture. If it is out there and has a following, then some group is passionate about it. Luckily, contemporary Wakulla County residents can enjoy a native horticulture passion with all the fixating beauty but none of the absurd obsessiveness. Passi ora incarnata is a fast growing perennial vine and commonly known as passion ower with a fruit called a maypop. The vine is found in sunny areas, but will not grow in heavy shade. Untended fence rows, ditches and fallow elds are sites where this vine is frequently encountered. The large bloom is complex and hypnotic with a multitude of shapes and angles within the structure. These blooms are attached to the climbing or trailing stems, but are found on the ground when there is nothing on which to climb. The owers color ranges from purple to near esh color. The term incarnata, in the scienti c name of this local wildflower, means esh colored in Latin. This dazzling regional native has been appreciated by many cultures. The Cherokee term for this bloom is Ocoee. This identi er lives on in Tennessee where the Ocoee River and the Ocoee Valley are still associated with this plant. The passion flower vine produce fruit in midsummer called a maypop. The maypop is green and approximately the size of a large lime, but turns yellow as it matures. The interior of the fruit is white with abundant white seeds about the same size and shape of watermelon seed. Historically, colonial settlers and the indigenous natives before them have eaten the raw maypops and used them in a variety of culinary applications. Additionally, the maypops have been used in an assortment of folk medicine formulas. While there has been some basic research into its medicinal properties, the most soothing use is to enjoy the blooms. The passion ower vine plays a very important role with some of Wakulla Countys insect residents. It, and other less common passion ower varieties, is the exclusive host plant for the Gulf Fritillary butter ys caterpillar and a major food source for the Variegated Fritillarys caterpillar. The Gulf Fritillary caterpillar is bright orange and covered with rows of medium length black spines. The spines are soft to the touch and do not sting, but if eaten the larva is toxic. Gulf Fritillary butter ies are a muted orange with a large silver spot on the underside of each wing. They noted for their ability to traverse the Gulf of Mexico and travel as far as Argentina. Gulf Fritillary butter ies have been able to expanded their range because of the cultivation of passion ower varieties. Luckily, Wakulla County has plenty occurring naturally. To learn more about passion owers and maypops contact the UF/IFAS Wakulla County 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.Passionate about passion owers Natural WakullaBy Les Harrison PHOTO BY LES HARRISON/SPECIAL TO THE NEWSPassion owers, above, which is the exclusive host plant for the Gulf Fritillary butter ys caterpillar and a major food source for the Variegated Fritillarys caterpillar. A Gulf Fritillary butter y, below. HOURS : 850-926-WELL (9355) Shop at Natural and Organic Groceries Coffee Shop Grab-n-Go Caf Vitamins and Supplements Used BooksYour one stop shop for a healthier lifestyle.Monday Friday 7am to 7pm Saturday 8am 4pm19 Shadeville Rd., Crawfordville, FL 32327 www.bayleafmarket.comLike us on facebook facebook.com/ BayLeafMarket Bringing Healthier Choices to Our Community! 15% OFFyour purchaseone coupon per visit
& Section B THE WAKULLA NEWS, Thursday, July 18, 2013 Thinking Outside the Box Page 3B WEEK IN WAKULLA Page 2B Record-setting catch in St. Marks in 1954 Red Clay Footprints, Page 8B By HERB DONALDSON Special to The News As the Scene in Wakulla Playwright/Filmmaker Festival came to a close, I wanted to take a moment to put down a few notes regarding it. Our Welcome to Wakulla meet-and-greet was originally scheduled to take place at our sponsors location, Best Western Plus/Wakulla Inns & Suites. Upon learning that the Tourism Development Council, Wakulla Chamber of Commerce, among others, was to hold an unveiling at the same exact time in Panacea, Palaver Tree felt it best to combine both efforts instead of creating unnecessary competition. It couldnt have turned out any better. Actor John DAquino and lmmaker Karamuu Kush were both on-hand, as were a group of approximately 30 folks involved with SCENE/Palaver Tree. As a Wakulla resident, it was somewhat fascinating to see those involved with lm and art, meeting with our county commissioners, members of the Chamber, and others involved in the sustaining of our environmental resources, and the smartgrowth of our county. One of the more compelling conversations came between former county judge Mike Carter and writer Agnes Furey. Fureys play version of her book, Wild owers in the Median, centered on the murder of both her daughter and grandson by Leonard Scovens, the man her daughter was trying to help better his life. Furey and Scovens wrote the book together through letters they sent back and forth from her home to his prison cell. As the two spoke, it came to light that Carter had suffered something of a horri c loss in his family as well. He explained a bit more in detail and from there a brief dialogue began that can only occur between those whove lost loved ones far too soon, and are left with the question why? I had a slight insight of what Scene in Wakulla was really about, and was, on a much larger scale, meant to do because of this conversation. Friday began our series of workshops. The OnCamera Workshop, taught by DAquino, and the Directing for Film taught by Kush, took place at separate locations. It would seem, from the number of participants who attended, that people are more prone to want to be in lm (or onstage) as opposed to being the true mastermind behind the lm, or project itself. A large group assembled for DAquinos class for a chance to develop their craft in front of the camera. All were given scenes to perform, discuss, and to discover the fundamental dos and donts when being lmed for commercials, movies, etc. It was over much too quickly. Kushs group was smaller, more intimate. It also brought in a few young filmmakers from the county (teens and those in middle school). To see the vision these young people have, especially in an age where almost anyone can pick up a camera and lm their cat doing pet tricks, was inspiring to behold. They brought in their own lm-work for discussion and critique. Some, obviously, were still nding their way. But there were others who possessed a subtle genius about their work. They took an amount of pride in their artistry that made me proud to say they came from our corner of the globe. These students are now linked to Kush in California, who has agreed to become a type of mentor to them. If they have questions about a film, or need advice on the development of a script, they need only reach out to him. This generosity, in turn, may open doors for these future directors. The panel discussion later that night, went bust. The only ones in attendance were those directly involved in Scene approximately 15 people. As fate would have it, we all sat around and talked about why we became involved in the arts to begin with. What was the larger purpose? Crowds? Or the broader vision of changing and enhancing lives one by one. We walked away from the discussion that night with a better idea of who each artist involved was, along with their level of commitment. I could not have known, then, how this one exchange of thoughts and ideas would impact the next days events. Saturday began with the workshops. That afternoon the readings began with a piece I wrote years ago, in anger, called A Matter of Seconds. Ive known people through the years who were HIV positive. Some of them are living with it, while others, such as one of my family members, died from related complications, or full-blown AIDS. I say that I wrote in anger because thats what I was at the time, unrepentantly angry. Id lost friends to a deadly disease that no one wanted to really talk about, or deal with. When I came into the knowledge that a beloved family member was infected, all the things I bottled up about American apathy, family, traditions, God, His judgment, and those who use God as a weapon to harm the mental and emotional well-being of others, came out in a ood. Seconds was the reading that set-up Agnes Fureys Wildflowers in the Median play, which was read immediately afterwards. Those in attendance seemed be on something of a height at this point, and by the end of Agnes reading we were ready as a group to come clean about a great many things. Wildflowers was a story of murder, loss, and forgiveness. It was a true story. I was asked to develop the former version of the play for this reading, and the cast was excellent. The response even better. There was a panel discussion with the cast and Agnes afterwards, in which she spoke eloquently about the loss of her daughter and grandson, and how it feels to survive that which seems out of order from the natural progression of life. As a mother, her children, nor grandchildren, should have had to leave this world before she did. She spoke of the anger and pain that consumed her, and how her reaching out to Leonard Scovens to nd out why led her to consider all the events in one mans life that made him who he was, and caused him to do what he did. Kurt Wadsworth Jr. was also in the discussion. He is currently walking 2,000 miles across Florida to end the death penalty in the state, and was on the local evening news recently, along with Agnes and others from our Scene events, in front of the Capitol building in Tallahassee. Kurt spoke about his brother, in and out of treatment, arrested numerous times, and eventually dead before he was 30. He was left to wonder what his life would have been like if there had been someone there to reach him to touch his spirit in a way that none of them, although they tried, could not. Kurts father, supporting his son in his cam-paign across the state, told his own story of facing 60 years in prison. If not for the intervention of a judge who took mercy on him and gave him a chance, he would be studying the ways of revenge and destruction, instead of practicing law, as he now does. Someone in the room asked the audience to come closer, for people were spread throughout. Once they did, things became a bit more intimate, and honest. Stories were revealed, including one from a young lady about a family member who as a juvenile was convicted of murdering his younger sister. Now that he is out of prison, his family struggles to not only love him, but to forgive him. Or the story of the woman, asked by a friend to be a part of our reading, and having never been involved in arts or performance before, revealed that for years she was for the death penalty because her teenage daughter had been raped by three men, and she wanted them to die. Shed even figured out a way to kill them herself. Like cancer or AIDS, the disease of violence had somehow infected every single person that sat in the room. It was apparent that many of them of us! had never spoken of these things in public before. This is what Scene was meant to do. And it did so with great impact. Finally, after more than an hour of confessions, tears, and comfort, we gathered in a circle and said one thing about the experience that just happened among us. A lady, possibly in her mid-50s, whom Ive never seen before, said that she had been a practicing Catholic who attended church services all of her life. When her turn came to comment, she said: Ive never seen God move like this. 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Page 2B THE WAKULLA NEWS, Thursday, July 18, 2013 www.thewakullanews.com Clubs, Groups, Regular Meetings Thursday, July 18 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 19 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 20 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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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 21 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 22 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 23 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 24 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 MeetingsMonday, 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 6 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. Monday, August 12 PLANNING COMMISSION meeting will take place in the commission chambers at 7 p.m. Monday, August 19 WAKULLA COUNTY COMMISSION will hold its regular board meeting at 6 p.m. in the commission chambers. GIRLS UNITY DAY TCC Wakulla Center 6 p.m. 8 p.m. CHRISTMAS IN JULY Senior Center 11:30 a.m. WCSO BLOOD DRIVE 2:30 p.m. 4:15 p.m. WAKULLA FAMILY MEDICINE BLOOD DRIVE 10 a.m. 1 p.m.FridayWednesdayWednesdayWednesday 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 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. Friday, 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. Saturday, 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 email@example.com, 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. WAKULLA COUNTY SHERIFFS OFFICE will be holding a blood drive from 2:30 p.m. until 4:15p.m. All donors will receive a free T-shirt, a $5 coupon off two entrees from Outback Steakhouse and a wellness checkup including cholesterol screening. Please sign up with Keith Blackmar at 745-7110 or firstname.lastname@example.org. No appointment required. If you donate two times between June 1 and September 30 you will receive a free steak dinner courtesy of Outback. WAKULLA FAMILY MEDICINE will be holding a blood drive from 10 a.m. until 1 p.m. All donors will receive a free T-shirt, a $5 coupon off two entrees from Outback Steakhouse and a wellness checkup including cholesterol screening. Please sign up with Lori Strickland at 4318720. No appointment necessary. If you donate two times between June 1 and September 30 you will receive a free steak dinner courtesy of Outback.Upcoming EventsFriday, July 26 WAL-MART will be holding a blood drive from 1:30 p.m. until 6 p.m. All donors will receive a $10 Wal-Mart gift card, a $5 coupon off two entrees from Outback Steakhouse and a wellness checkup including cholesterol screening. Make an appointment online at www.fbsdonor. org and use account #G1915. If you donate two times between June 1 and September 30 you will receive a free steak dinner courtesy of Outback. 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. SOPCHOPPY OPRY will present its 13th annual show at 7 p.m. in the historic Sopchoppy High School auditorium. Come early and enjoy seafood catered by the Family Coastal Restaurant. This years lineup includes Lon and Elizabeth Williamson, Michele Miligan and Bobby Kennedy as well as Rick Kuncicky. Dress code is casual and tickets are $10. For more information and tickets visit sopchoppyopry.com or call 962-3711. Tuesday, July 30 GETTING READY FOR YOUR FALL GARDEN workshop will be held at the Extension of ce. Cost is $5. For more information visit wakulla.ifas.u .edu or call 926-3931. Friday, August 9 WHS CLASSES OF 76-80 will be holding their collective reunion on Friday and Saturday evenings at 7 p.m. at the Shriners Club in Medart. Friday nights theme is Urban Cowboy and Saturday nights theme is Saturday Night Fever. $35.00 per person for all events. Please contact Brent Thurmond at forgump60@gmail. com or Pollie Lawhon at email@example.com or 591-2358. Saturday, August 10 BIG HEARTED ANGELS will sponsor its 7th annual back to school shopping event for disadvantaged children. The goal of BHA is to take 150 children on our annual Back to School shopping spree, whose families are in need of assistance. Sponsorship for one child is $50. Donations of any amount will be greatly appreciated and are tax deductible. Sponsorships or donations may be made at AMERIS Bank. Please make checks payable to Big Hearted Angels Inc. www.bigheartedangels.org July 18 July 25 SEAN DRISCOLL RETURNS TO WCPL On Thursday, July 25 Sean Driscoll brings his new show Diggery Diggers Dino Show to WCPL. While Paleontologist Diggery Diggers is showing his fossils to a live audience, he discovers a top secret box the museum accidentally packed. Curious, Diggery opens the box and unleashes the DinoSauroScope 3000 or DINA taking the audience back into time to interact with dinosaurs. All is well until they use DINA on a large dinosaur egg. The egg hatches and a terrible thing happens. The dinosaurs in museums around the world start to come alive! The only way to stop this dinosaur regeneration is to return the baby dinosaur back to its mother. Come along for a rocking dino adventure with Diggery and save the human race. The show has incredible props including large interactive animated characters, dinosaur bones, a giant dinosaur egg and beautiful puppets. Combined with intriguing magic and rocking music, this is the Story Ships most memorable adventure. Audience members constantly interact by digging up fossils, scanning with the DINA, helping solve puzzles and singing songs. All the fun starts at 7 p.m. on July 25. J.K ROWLING AS ROBERT GALBRAITH?! It came out this past weekend that J.K Rowling, the international bestselling author of the Harry Potter series, published a crime novel a few weeks back under the pseudonym, Robert Galbraith. Once this news broke, sales for the book (titled The Cuckoos Calling) jumped 570,000% (no thats not a typo) on Amazon.com. Other vendors and bookstores have also sold out of their copies as well. We have placed orders for the book and will have it available for checkout as soon as we get it in. We expect a high demand for this new book so your patience is greatly appreciated. SUMMER READING BOOKS UPDATE Were now more than halfway into July, and with the first 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 if we can help you in any way.By SCOTT JOYNER Library Director Library News...
www.thewakullanews.com THE WAKULLA NEWS, Thursday, July 18, 2013 Page 3B The Wak u l la News F o r l o c a l n e w s a n d p h o t o s For local news and photos w w w t h e w a k u l l a n e w s c o m www.thewakullanews.com Acre Ages Ashes Away Axis Beef Beer Belts Bend Bomb Claws Congratulated Contributions Cube Damp Disarms Eats Exact Eyes Fans Fear Fern Gate Giant Grandmother Happier Herd Ices Ideas Into Line Nets Nose Occasional Oddly Omit Only Open Plays Plus Prey Rainbow Really Rely Repaired Representative Reverse Scar Sees YOUR AD HERE Stray Tail Tear Them They Tune Twin United Unto Vain Vase Wage Wheat When Yeah The Wakulla News
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Financing Available with Easy Terms. WAC Call 855-847-6807. 70 Property Online Real Estate REO Auction Homes, Commercial, Multi-Family, Lots Sperry Van Ness Commercial Real Estate Advisors 504.468.6800 www .BidOnBank REO.com L. Fisher FLAU220 LAND & CABIN PACKAGE Only $79,900! Crossville, Tennessee. Pre-grand opening sale. 30 acres and 1,200 Sq. Ft. cabin package. Minutes from 4 state parks and TN River. Limited inventory. Call now 877-243-2091 117 S Lunar Terr,Inverness 2 bedroom. 2 bath. CB home,big yard,Move in ready. Clean as a whistle.Big Garage,plus Carport.GREAT BUY!79,500 Owner 352-344-9290 Seth Scotts Heat & Air State Lic.Contractor #CAC1817434 Honest & Dependable Service, Installation, Repair & Maintenance: Residential & Commercial 12yrs Exp. 850-509-2405 5767-0718 TWN PUBLIC NOTICE Notice Under Fictitious Name Law, pursuant to Section 865.09, Florida Statutes. NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that the Undersigned, Doing business as: Spray Tans by Debbie at 30 John David Dr., Crawfordville, Florida 32327, Wakulla County, desiring to engage in business under a fictitious name intends to register said name with Florida Department of State, Division of Corporations, Tallahassee, Florida. DATED this 9th day of July, 2013 /s/Debra Wisecup July 18, 2013 5774-0725 TWN Invitation to Bid Inmate Commissary PUBLIC NOTICE Wakulla County Sheriffs Office (WCSO) is accepting written proposals from all qualified and interested parties for Inmate Commissary and Trust Fund Accounting Services. Parties interested in preparing a response to this RFP need to go to www.wcso.org and complete the requirements set forth in the attached documents. Under the proposal process of WCSO, the conditions as set forth herein are binding to the proposer to the extent you confirm acceptance by your binding signature, by an officer, on the cover letter. WCSO welcomes your response. WCSO reserves the right to reject any proposal found to be non-responsive, vague or non-conforming. WCSO also reserves the right at any time to withdraw all or part of this proposal request in order to protect its best interest. WCSO is not liable for any costs incurred by the party in preparing its response, nor is a response an offer to contract with your firm. Pursuant to Chapter 119, Florida Statutes, all proposal responses are subject to open records laws. July 18 & 25, 2013 5769-0718 TWN PUBLIC NOTICE THE SCHOOLBOARD OF WAKULLACOUNTY ANNOUNCES THE FOLLOWING : EVENT:Regular School Board Meeting DATE: Monday, July 22 2013 TIME: School Board Meeting -5:45 p.m. PLACE : School Board Room, 69 Arran Road, Crawfordville, Florida PURPOSE: Regular School Board Meeting For further information please contact: Superintendents Office, Wakulla County School, P.O. Box 100, 69 Arran Road, Crawfordville, FL32326, 850-926-0065 July 18, 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 5763-0718 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: Charles R. Allen Last known address of: 18 Pace Street, 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 publishe d notice will result in a determination of ineligibility by the Supervisor of Elections and remova l of your name from the statewide voter registration system. For further information and in structions, contact the Supervisor of Elections at (850) 926-7575. Henry F. Wells, Wakulla County Supervisor of Election s P. O. Box 305 Crawfordville, Florida, 3232 6 July 18, 2013 5772-0725 TWN Vs. Williams, Lillian Case No.: 10000405CANotice of Sale PUBLIC NOTICE IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE SECOND JUDICIALCIRCUIT IN AND FOR WAKULLA COUNTY, FLORIDACIVILACTION CASE NO.: 10000405CA FIFTH THIRD MORTGAGE COMJPANY Plaintiff, 5773-0725 TWN Vs. Estate of Leaston Spears Case No. 13-2-CA Public Notice IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE SECOND JUDICIALCIRCUIT IN AND FOR WAKULLA COUNTY, FLORIDACASE NO. 13-2-CA, CIVILDIVISION CENTENNIALBANK,as successor in interest to WAKULLABANK, Plaintiff, vs. ESTATE OF LEASTON LAMR SPEARS, deceased, et al. Defendants. NOTICE OF RESCHEDULED FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS GIVEN that pursuant to a Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated June 6, 2013, and the Order Granting Plaintiffs Motion to Cancel and Reschedule Foreclosure Sale, entered July 8, 2013, in the above-styled cause, I will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash in the Lobby of the Clerks Office, of the Wakulla County Courthouse in Crawfordville, Florida, on August 8, 2013 at 11:00 a.m., the following described property: See EXHIBIT A, attached. Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner(s) as of the date of the Lis Pendens, must file a claim within sixty (60) days after the sale. DATED on July 11, 2013. Brent X. Thurmond, Clerk of Court (SEAL) By:/s/Tiffany Deschner As Deputy Clerk EXHIBIT A Parcel # 1-Woodville Hwy Commence at a St. Joe Paper Company permanent reference monument marking the Northeast corner of Section 9 (also being the Southeast corner of Section 4), Township 3 South, Range 1 East, Wakulla County, Florida and thence run South 00 degrees 47 minutes 54 seconds West along a fence line 500.71 feet to a St. Joe Paper Company permanent reference monument, thence run South 89 degrees 51 minutes 39 seconds West 1422.85 feet to the Westerly boundary of the 100 foot right of-way of State Road No. 363, thence run North 10 degrees 42 minutes 50 seconds West along said right-of-way boundary 910.77 feet to the POINTOF BEGINNING. From said POINTOF BEGINNING thence run South 83 degrees 18 minutes 45 seconds West 551.82 feet to a concrete monument on the Easterly right-of-way boundary of the Old Woodville Road, thence run North 10 degrees 51 minutes 36 seconds West along said right-of-way boundary 50.50 feet to a concrete monument, thence run South 89 degrees 19 minutes 36 seconds East 260.00 feet to a concrete monument, thence run North 10 degrees 51 minutes 36 seconds West 341.98 feet to a concrete monument, thence run South 89 degrees 19 minutes 36 seconds East 302.53 feet to the Westerly right-of-way boundary of said State Road No. 363, thence run South 10 degrees 42 minutes 50 seconds East along said right-of-way boundary 320.16 feet to the POINTOF BEGINNING. Parcel # 2 -Bream Fountain Begin at the Northwest corner of that certain tract of land conveyed to Rufus Tucker by A.N. Revell and Viola Revell, his wife, by deed dated December 24, 1949 and recorded on page 367 of Deed Book No. 36 of the public records of Wakulla County, Florida, and run East along the North boundary line of said tract of land the distance of one hundred (100) feet, thence run South thirty-eight (38) feet, thence run West one hundred (100) feet to the Western boundary line of the above mentioned tract of land, thence run North along the West boundary line of said tract of land the distance of thirty-eight (38) feet to the point of beginning, less a fifteen foot (15) wide strip of land across the West end thereof, which is reserved for a passageway. Said land lying and being in the North half of the Southwest Quarter (N 1/2 of SW 1/4) of lot 77 of Hartsfield Survey of lands in Wakulla County, Florida AND The East one hundred (100) feet of that certain tract of land conveyed to Rufus Tucker and Minnie Tucker by A.N. Revell and Viola Revell, his wife, by deed dated December 24, 1949 and recorded on page 367 of deed book 36 of the public records of Wakulla County, Florida. Said land being in the N1/2 of SW 1/4 of Lot 77 of Hartsfield Survey of lands in Wakulla County, Florida. AND All of that certain tract or parcel of land in the North half of the Southwest Quarter (N 1/2 of SW 1/4) of Lot 77 of Hartsfield Survey of lands in Wakulla County described by metes and bounds as follows: Commencing at a point on the East side of Tallahassee Street, south of and adjoining the surveyed lots of the Town of Crawfordville, Florida, and thence run East 198 feet, thence run South 105 feet to the North side of the Crawfordville and Spring Creek public Road, which said point is the point of beginning of the tract of land hereby conveyed. From said point of beginning run East along the North side of Spring Creek and Crawfordville public road the distance of 210 feet, thence run North 105 feet, thence run West 210 feet, thence run South 105 feet to the point of beginning. Less and except from the above described tract of land a strip of land 15 feet wide across the West end thereof which is hereby reserved as a passage way, and except from the above described that sold by the above parties of the first part to L.F. Cabler and Mary Eleanor Cabler, his wife as recorded in deed book 43 page 30, and except from the above that portion sold to Rufus Tucker, Jr. And Hazel Tucker his wife as recorded in deed book 47 on page 43 of the public records of Wakulla County, Florida. Being More Particularly described by recent Survey dated May 13, 2003 Job #89-483, By Edwin Brown & Associates, Inc. Commence at a re-rod marking the Northeast corner of Lot 26, Block B of the Town of Crawfordville, a subdivision as per map or plat thereof recorded in Deed Book C&D, Page 572, of the Public Records of Wakulla County, Florida, and thence run South 01 degrees 05 minutes 11 seconds East 148.46 feet to a rod and cap, thence run South 01 degrees 00 minutes 11 seconds East 164.04 feet to a rod and cap, thence run South 89 degrees 03 minutes 23 seconds East 15.01 feet to the POINTOF BEGINNING. From said POINTOF BEGINNING continue South 89 degrees 03 minutes 23 seconds East 245.44 feet to a rod and cap, thence run South 03 degrees 20 minutes 59 seconds East 100.10 feet to a re-rod on the Northerly right-of-way boundary of Bream Fountain Road, thence run South 88 degrees 41 minutes 34 seconds West along said right-of-way boundary 249.21 feet, thence run North 01 degrees 06 minutes 13 seconds West 109.68 feet to the POINTOF BEGINNING. 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www.thewakullanews.com THE WAKULLA NEWS, Thursday, July 18, 2013 Page 5B vs. UNKNOWN HEIRS OF LILLIAN T. WILLIAMS A/K/ALILLIAN TAMIKKAWILLIAMS, DECEASED, et al. Defendant(s) NOTICE OF SALE Notice is hereby given that, pursuant to a Final Judgment of Foreclosure or Order dated June 17, 2013, entered in Civil Case Number 10000405CAin the Circuit Court for Wakulla, Florida, wherein FIFTH THIRD MORTGAGE COMPANYis the Plaintiff, and UNKNOWN HEIRS OF LILLIAN T. WILLIAMS A/K/ALILLIAN TAMIKKAWILLIANS, et al, are the Defendants, I will sell the property situated in Wakulla Florida, described as: LOT 4 (5.00 ACRES) COMMENCE AT AST. JOE PAPER COMPANYCONCRETE MONUMENT MARKING THE SOUTHEAST CORNER OF THE SOUTHWEST QUARTER OF SECTION 9, TOWNSHIP3 SOUTH, RANGE 1 WEST, WAKULLACOUNTY, FLORIDA, AND THENCE RUN NORTH 00 DEGREES 13 MINUTES 30 SECONDS EAST ALONG THE EAST BOUNDARYOF SAID SOUTHWEST QUARTER 734.97 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING. FROM SAID POINT OF BEGINNING THENCE RUN NORTH 89 DEGREES 48 MINUTES 22 SECONDS WEST 797.41 FEET, THENCE RUN NORTH 00 DEGREES 14 MINUTES 22 SECONDS EAST 273.14 FEET, THENCE RUN SOUTH 89 DEGREES 48 MINUTES 22 SECONDS EAST 797.34 FEET, THENCE RUN SOUTH 00 DEGREES 13 MINUTES 30 SECONDS WEST ALONG THE EAST BOUNDARYOF SAID SOUTHWEST QUARTER 273.14 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING CONTAINING 5.00 ACRES, MORE OR LESS. SUBJECT TO AND TOGETHER WITH AN ACCESS EASEMENT OVER AND ACROSS THE EASTERLY30.00 FEET THEREOF DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS: COMMENCE AT AST. JOE PAPER COMPANYCONCRETE MONUMENT MARKING THE SOUTHEAST CORNER OF THE SOUTHWEST QUARTER OF SECTION 9, TOWNSHIP3 SOUTH, RANGE 1 WEST, WAKULLACOUNTY, FLORIDA, AND THENCE RUN NORTH 00 DEGREES 13 MINUTES 30 SECONDS EAST ALONG THE EAST BOUNDARYOF SAID SOUTHWEST QUARTER 431.85 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING. FROM SAID POINT OF BEGINNING THENCE RUN NORTH 89 DEGREES 48 MINUTES 22 SECONDS WEST 398.93 FEET, THENCE RUN NORTH 00 DEGREES 14 MINUTES 22 SECONDS EAST 30.00 FEET THENCE RUN SOUTH 89 DEGREES 48 MINUTES 22 SECONDS EAST 368.90 FEET, THENCE RUN NORTH 00 DEGREES 13 MINUTES 30 SECONDS EAST 1655.69 FEET TO THE CENTERLINE OF LUKE SMITH ROAD, THENCE NORTH 67 DEGREES 31 MINUTES 44 SECONDS EAST ALONG SAID CENTERLINE 32.52 FEET, THENCE RUN SOUTH 00 DEGREES 13 MINUTES 30 SECONDS WEST ALONG THE EAST BOUNDARYOF SAID SOUTHWEST QUARTER 1698.22 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING. at public sale, to the highest and best bidder, for cash, at 3056 Crawfordville Hwy, Crawfordville, FL32327 at 11:00 AM. on the 8th day of August, 2013. 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 60 days after the sale. In accordance with the Americans With Disabilities Act, persons in need of a special accommodation to participate in this proceeding shall, within seven (7) days prior to any proceeding, contact the Administrative Office of the Court, Wakulla County Courthouse, 3056 Crawfordville Highway, Crawfordville, FL32327, telephone (850) 926-0905, TDD 1 800 955 8771 or 1 800 955 8770 via Florida Relay Service. Dated: June 17, 2013. WAKULLACOUNTYCLERK OF COURT CLERK OF THE CIRCUITCOURT (SEAL) By:/s/ Tiffany Deschner, Deputy Clerk FLORIDAFORECLOSURE ATTORNEYS, PLLC 4855 Technology Way, Suite 500 Boca Raton, FL33431 (727) 446-4826 July 18 & 25, 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. 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. 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 email@example.com July 11 & 18, 2013 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: 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 5768-0725 TWN Vs. Show, Dorothy Case No. 65-2010-CA-000135 Notice of Sale PUBLIC NOTICE IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR THE SECOND JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR WAKULLA COUNTY, FLORIDA. CASE No: 65-2010-CA-000358 JPMORGAN CHASE BANK, N.A. Plaintiff, vs. DOROTHY J. SHOW, et al, Defendant(s). NOTICE OF SALE PURSUANT TO CHAPTER 45 NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN Pursuant to a Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated June 12, 2013, and entered in Case No. 65-2010-CA-000135 of the Circuit Court of the Second Judicial Circuit in and for Wakulla County, Florida in which JPMORGAN CHASE BANK, N.A., is the Plaintiff and DOROTHY J. SHOW AND THOMAS STEPHEN SHOW, are defendants, I will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash in/on the front lobby of the Wakulla County Courthouse, 3056 Crawfordville Highway, Crawfordville, FL 32327, Wakulla County, Florida at 11:00AM EST on the 8th day of August, 2013, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment of Foreclosure: LOT 7, BLOCK B, WOODVILLE SOUTH, AS PER MAP OR PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 2, PAGE 31, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF WAKULLA COUNTY, FLORIDA. A/K/A 207 BOB MILLER ROAD, CRAWFORDVILLE, FL 32327 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 60 days after the sale. Dated this 12th day of June, 2013. Clerk of the Circuit Court, Wakulla County, Florida (SEAL) By:/s/ Tiffany Deschner, Deputy Clerk Albertelli Law, Attorney for Plaintiff P.O. Box 23028, Tampa, FL 33623 (813) 221-4743 (813) 221-9171 facsimile eService: firstname.lastname@example.org In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, persons needing a special accommodation to participate in this proceeding should contact the ADA Coordinator not later than seven (7) days prior to the proceeding at the Office of the Wakulla County Clerk of Court, 3056 Crawfordville Hwy., Crawfordville, FL 32327; Telephone: (850) 926-0905; 1-800-955-8771 (TDD); 1-800-955-8770 (Voice), via Florida Relay Service. To file response please contact Wakulla County Clerk of Court, 3056 Crawfordville Highway, Crawfordville, FL 32327, Tel: (850) 926-0905; Fax: (850) 926-0901. July 18 & 25, 2013 WB-10-34805 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 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 5771-0725 TWN In Estate of: Gail Patricia Steels Case No: 2013000036CP Notice to Creditors PUBLIC NOTICE IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE SECOND JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR WAKULLA COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION CASE NO: 2013000036CP IN RE: The Estate of GAIL PATRICIA STEELS, Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of GAIL PATRICIA STEELS, deceased, whose date of death was February 6, 2013 is pending in the Circuit Court for Wakulla County, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is Wakulla County Courthouse, 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 the decedents estate on whom a copy of this notice is required to be served must file their claims with this court on or before the LATER OF 3 MONTHS AFTER THE TIME OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR 30 DAYS AFTER THE DATE OF SERVICE OF A COPY OF THIS NOTICE ON THEM. All other creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against 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 YEARS OR MORE AFTER THE DECEDENTS DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED. The date of first publication of this notice is July 18, 2013. Personal Representative: /s/Kent L. Steels c/o 810 Thomasville Road, Suite B, Tallahassee, Florida 32303 /s/Scott A. Snavely, Esq., Fla. Bar No. 0009733 SCOTT A. SNAVELY, P.A. 810 Thomasville Road, Suite B, Tallahassee, Florida 32303 (850) 425-1770 FAX: (850) 222-6721 Attorney for Personal Representative July 18 & 25, 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 5766-0725 Sale 8/2/13 Stow Away Center-Crawfordville PUBLIC NOTICE 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 850926-8777 www.bluewaterrealtygroup.comRENTALS 47B Dispennette 3 BR/2BA, $750 mo., $750 security dep. No smoking, only outdoor pets with approval and $250.00 pet fee. 14 Windy Court 3 BR/2BA, $850 mo., $850 Dep. No smoking, no pets. Available August 1. 260 Magnolia Ridge 3 BR/2BA, above ground pool, hot tub, $1,200 mo. $1,200 dep.. Available end of July. 52 Deer Run 1BR/1BA on the Sopchoppy River. $700 mo. $700 dep. Available August 1st. Tallahassee Rentals: 1309 Larette 2 BR/2.5 BA $725 per mo., $725 dep. 1519 Jacks Drive 2 BR/2BA $850 mo. $850 dep. Pets ok with approval and pet fee $250. 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NOTICE OF SALE Notice is hereby given pursuant to Florida Self Storage Facility Act Florida Statutes, Chapter 83, part IV that the Stow Away Center will hold a sale by sealed bid on Friday, August 2, 2013 at 12:00 pm at the junction of Highway 98 and Spring Creek Hwy for: The contents of a Self-Storage Unit containing household items of: Heather Simmons Sherri Green Before the sale date of August 2, 2013, the owners may redeem their property by payment of the outstanding balance and costs by paying in person at the Stow Away Center, 2669 Spring Creek Hwy, Crawfordville, FL 32327 July 18 & 25, 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 PA TTIE 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 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-M83B 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 P-42-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. 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 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 Dated this 6day of May, 2013 Signature: Brent X. Thurmond, ClerkBy: Donna Richardson, Deputy ClerkClerk of the Circuit Court, Wakulla County, FloridaJuly 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 Page 6B THE WAKULLA NEWS, Thursday, July 18, 2013 www.thewakullanews.com 1 14 17 20 23 32 37 41 44 54 59 62 65 2 33 55 3 34 56 4 24 26 45 48 18 21 49 5 15 38 42 46 6 35 60 63 66 7 27 57 8 25 50 19 22 47 9 16 39 43 10 28 40 61 64 67 11 29 36 51 58 12 30 52 13 31 53 ACROSS 1. Downhill racer 5. "Waterloo" pop group 9. In any way 14. Mah-jongg piece 15. Landlocked Asian country 16. "That's the truth!" 17. SIS 20. Left, after taxes 21. In a draw 22. Flared skirts 23. Part of a bedroom suite 25. One of the Mavericks 26. Cocks and bulls 27. "Yay, team!" 28. OK Corral lawman 32. "Taras Bulba" author 35. Sport with mallets 36. Route word 37. 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Im writing this to make a claim that my Daddy and I just might have caught the biggest sh ever caught up the St. Marks River in Wakulla County. Or maybe the biggest sh caught up any river in that county or a bunch of other counties. Now what Im talking about is up a fresh water river. I dont make a claim like that if its saltwater because we all know there are some monster sh in saltwater. No sir, Im talking fresh water. Lots of big bass and bream in fresh water rivers, but not many sh like this one. Its been a very long time ago, and I sure dont want the memory of it to fade and then be lost. Even now, its been so long ago that Im going to put in here the names of people, good friends of mine, who were around and might very well remember that great big sh. Those fellows who may remember me and my daddys sh, especially when they see the picture of it that Im going to include with this article are: Alan Boykin, Billy Moore, William Mock, Glen Roberts (no kin), and Eugene Cutchins. Now, here are the details: It all happened on my daddys dock at St. Marks sometime in the summer of about 1954. The deep sea shing boats had all left the dock with their parties on board, and it was nice and quiet, about midmorning, maybe around 9:30. I can see it as if it was yesterday. My daddy, E.W. Roberts, was in his of ce on the dock and I was walking along where the shing boats tie up, just enjoying the day. As I approached one of the party boats that had remained in port, the O.P., about a 40footer, named for Mr. O.P. Shields, something caught my eye. The O.P. was backed into its berth with the bow out into the river. What caught my eye as I approached the O.P., was the tail of a very large sh which I could see clearly in the water beneath the bow of the boat. That was all I could see of the sh as he was facing up river, slowly moving his tail back and forth to hold him steady facing up river. The tide was falling and he had to do that to hold his position facing upstream. Hardly believing my eyes, I ran to the dock of ce to tell daddy what I had seen. He took one look and correctly identi ed the sh as a Jew sh. Our politically correct society has since changed the name of the sh, fearing that maybe the Jewish folks would be offended because if you look at one of those sh, you have to admit its face isnt that pretty. They are now called Goliath grouper. You surely cant blame Jewish folks to be offended by that face, but Ive done some research and found that the Oxford English Dictionary quotes a 1697 source, an explorer who reported the naming of the sh. The explorers report: The Jew sh is a very good sh and I judge so called by the English because it hath scales and ns, therefore a clean sh according to the Levitical Laws. My daddy rigged up a strong leader wire, attached to it a very large sh hook and since it was handy, used the strong nylon anchor cable of the O.P. for his line. To the hook he af xed an entire mullet. Daddy then eased the bait down from the bow of the O.P. and left it suspended there about where that big Jew shs mouth would be. The remainder of the anchor line was left coiled on the bow, the end tied to a cleat. The Jew sh had left while we were doing all that and my dad went back to his work, telling me to keep an eye on that anchor line. He said if the sh came back it would likely take the bait, swallow it, and hook himself. Sure enough, about two hours later, movement caught my eye and I saw the anchor line rapidly uncoiling off the bow of the O.P. as the sh made a fast run downriver. I shouted for my dad and the battle was on! It took nearly an hour for my daddy and I to get that sh to tire enough that we could haul it up next to the boat. We got a man to bring a small boat around to see if it was possible to haul the sh into it, but that big sh had too much ght left in him, and even if the man was able to bring it aboard, the sh would likely tear up the boat and/or injure the man. This would never do on one of those sportsman fishing television shows, but this was before TV, and a man on a nearby boat owned a pistol and it was used to kill the sh with one shot behind the gills. The sh was then towed around to a small boat basin where a wench was located. The wench was there for hauling out the small boats for cleaning and upkeep. The Jewfish was hauled out of the water using that wench and photographed there. A man whose name I cannot recall, who was an avid spear sherman, was there on his boat and asked if he could pose with the sh. He stuck a spear in the sh and the photograph was taken. Other photographs were taken, but that one, included here, is the only one which has survived. The sh weighed in at 372 pounds. The state record in Florida for a Jew sh/Goliath Grouper is 680 pounds. So they do get much larger, but unless one of our readers can claim a larger one caught in fresh water comes forward, Im claiming this record catch for my daddy and me! Page 8B THE WAKULLA NEWS, Thursday, July 18, 2013 www.thewakullanews.com Red Clay Footprints By John RobertsPossible record-setting fresh water catch from 1954 AUTHORS COLLECTIONGoliath grouper weighing 372 pounds caught in the St. Marks River by John Roberts and his father E.W. Roberts. The man in the photo is a spear sherman who asked to pose with the sh after sticking a spear in it.