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VOLUME 121 NUMBER 45 4 SECTIONS THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 11, 2010 75 PER COPY


I INSIDE


FREEPORT
PLANNING BOARD
MEETS NOV. 3
Farris sworn in,
flood plan ordinance
discussed. 7-A


NOVEMBER IS
HOSPICE MONTH
IN DFS
Mayor signs proc-
lamation, recognizes
contributions. 9-A


NWFSC HOSTS
CAREERFEST
Ninth annual edu-
cational/vocational
event. 2-A


SEEING RED
WINE FESTIVAL
Seaside flows with
wine and good spir-
its. 14-C


SWHS COACH
BARRON
ARRESTED
Alleged abuse
without great harm
on student. 1-C


WHS DEFEATS
SWHS
Braves seal Home-


coming
shutout.


with
8-B


41-0


FHS FALLS TO
HOLMES COUNTY
21-6
Bulldogs' first and
only district defeat
of season. 9-B


CROSS COUNTRY
MEET RESULTS
Freeport boys,
South Walton girls
take fourth place.
10-B



ARTS &
ENTERTAINMENT
5-C
CLASSIFIED 7-C
OUTDOORS 2-C
ARRESTS 10-A


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A TRAFFIC ACCIDENT south of Freeport temporarily closed U.S. 331 on Wednesday,
Nov. 3. One driver was killed and others were seriously injured. (Photos by Jeffrey Powell)


Three-car collision



leaves one dead


An accident involving
three vehicles left a De-
Funiak Springs woman
dead and several other mo-
torists injured. The fatality
occurred Nov. 3 at around
7:55 a.m. at U.S. 331 and
Ramsey Road.
Florida Highway Patrol
(FHP) investigating Tpr.
L.D. Slick reported that a
vehicle was traveling south
on U.S. 331, its driver and
sole occupant Brooks Lee
Chouinard, 33, of Freeport.
A second vehicle was trav-
eling north on U.S. 331, its


driver and sole occupant
Deborah Slay Smith, 46, of
DeFuniak Springs. A third
vehicle, occupied by Sandra
W. Adkins, 63, and Palmer
R. Adkins, 64, of Moreheatd.
Ky., was behind Smith's ve-
hicle, also traveling north.
The FHP report states
that Chouinard's vehicle "for
unknown reasons," crossed
the center line and into the
northbound lane. The front
left of his vehicle struck the
left of Smith's vehicle, which
rotated and traveled along
the eastern shoulder of the


road. The third vehicle (the
Adkins) took evasive action
to the right, which caused
its front to collide with the
left side of Smith's vehicle.
The FHP report lists both
Sandra and Palmer Adkins
as receiving serious injuries.
Chouinard received minor
injuries. Smith was fatally
injured. The report lists all
motorists as wearing seat-
belts. Alcohol does not ap-
pear to have been a factor.
The accident remains under
investigation.


THE DEFUNIAK SPRINGS KIWANIS CLUB (pictured left) and Freeport Kiwanis Club
(pictured right) each gave $1,000 to the WCSD to send students to the NWFSC production
of "Peter and the Wolf."



WCSD to phase in new


test standards and


teacher evaluations


By ASHLEYAMASON
At the Nov. 2 meeting of
the Walton County School
Board, both the Freeport
Kiwanis Club and Defuniak
Springs Kiwanis Club pre-
sented a check in the amount
of $1,000 to the district for
transportation costs of send-
ing fifth grade students to
the Northwest Florida State


College production of Peter
and the Wolf in February.
Superintendent Carlene
Anderson stated for many
students this production is
their first introduction to
the arts and thanked the Ki-
wanis Clubs for supporting
the effort. "They support the
arts as [we] do," she told the
board.


The federal Race to the
Top grant application was
unanimously approved. Su-
pervisor of Instruction and
Curriculum Kay Dailey ex-
plained the application in
a phone interview with The
Herald.
Race to the Top is a U.S.
See STANDARDS 8-A


Neighbor


feuds at DFS


City Council


By ASHLEYAMASON
Dissonance among neigh-
bors consumed most of the
hour-long meeting of the
DeFuniak Springs City
Council Nov. 8. First on the
agenda was a request from
Rosemarie Simons to oper-
ate a home-based business,
providing therapeutic mas-
sage.
A resident of Oaklawn
Square, Simons' neigh-
bors addressed the Council
to speak against granting
her request. Mark Ander-
son, who lives across the
street from Simons, told the
Council her business result-
ed in "cars and congestion
daily" as well as alleging
she operated the therapeu-
tic massage business out of
her home before applying for
the license. Rudy Summers
Humphreys voiced concerns
that other unoccupied homes
in the subdivision might be
opened as businesses If the


precedent was set to allow
a home-based business in a
residential area.
Simons addressed the
Council lastly, after earning
the planning board's approv-
al last week. She stated she
has four clients for whom
she must perform massages
in-home because she cannot
take her services/equipment
to their homes for varied rea-
sons. Only these four clients,
she said, would be served at
her home once per week.
Simons emphasized there
would be no traffic conges-
tion because she would have
only one client at a time and
has a half-circle driveway
so that no car would occupy
the street. "I'm just trying
to survive," Simons said.
Councilman Don Har-
rison stated he could not
support the request because
it would set a precedent to
See FEUDS 7-A


Walton senior and band drum major Zambia Cumpb.el?
was chosen as the 2010 Homecoming Queen with Luke .4An-
drews earning Homecoming King honors on Friday nigqt
(Photo by Jennifer Casey) :


Jacques Cousteau's

granddaughter at

2011 FL Chautauqua

Assembly


C6line Cousteau, grand-
daughter of legendary
Jacques Cousteau, has ac-
cepted the invitation of the
Florida Chautauqua Cen-
ter to be the featured key-
note speaker at the official
2011 Florida Chautauqua
Assembly in DeFuniak
Springs scheduled for Jan.
27 30. The program theme
is "A Journey into Florida,"
and Cousteau will speak on
Friday, Jan. 28 at 9 a.m.
at the new Walton County
High School auditorium.
"We are anticipating an
outstanding presentation by
Ms. Cousteau," says Florida
Chautauqua Center presi-
dent Christopher Mitchell.
"Her presentation about the
significance of p rn t ,l'f ii g our
underwater world is timely
to the recent environmental
disaster we all witnessed
this year in the Gulf of Mex-
ico," he says. "We actually
secured Ms. Cousteau prior
to the BP oil spill because of
our Assembly theme and her
and her family's unique ex-
cursions in the ocean waters
around the world places
most of us can only dream
of ever seeing in person. As
an underwater photogra-


pher and filmmaker, she is
going to enlighten us on the
significance of our underwa-
ter world off the coast of our
great state."
Whether she's free-div-
ing, horse riding, leading
an expedition to the peaks
of the Andes, or swimming
amid a school of sharks in
the South Pacific, C41ine
Cousteau seeks to educate
through adventure and ex-
ploration.
Daughter of ocean ex-
plorer and filmmaker Jean-
Michel Cousteau and grand-
daughter of the legendary
Jacques Cousteau, she is
featured in PBS' television
series, Jean-Michel Cous-
teau: Ocean Adventures.
Fluent in three languages,
Cousteau has collaborated
with her father's Ocean
Futures Society promoting
the educational Ipng.'iin..
"Ambassadors of the Envi-
ronment,." throughout her
travels. .SlI has worked on
the preparation of expedi-
tions, field production, and
as an on calnera presenter.
Cousteau has worked on a
document ar'y for D)iscovery
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REYPOWELL stud~at- were treated to a
ndreds of area High free hot dog which was wel-
Sstudents and the cored by all. While the stu-
al public flocked to deantv einjyed their lunch,
northwest Florida State although it was a bit chilly,
:e ninth annual Ca- Waltob C0unty School Su-
st on Thursday, Nov. peritteadent Carlene An-
day was sponsored by derson addressed the gath-
llege as an opportunity eridg.
dents to explore their ,any times have
le vocations or edu- ed what are you
al choices after High ivdien you grow
Graduation. Many up rson inquired.
choices were repre- "T stion is what Ca-
l alongside of military refrfept is all about. The
ters and state colleg- important part, no matter
though South Walton wh't you decide to do with
School student Chadd your life, is that you become
t already has a pretty a productive citizen."
rasp on his immediate MWPSC president Ty
he still feels the day Handy also attended the
positive experience event and stressed the need
students. for students to begin explor-
;hink this is a gwd..' infthaTr potential futures
for the students tbiat sorier than later.
really know what they "For the students this day
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orks out." ThI,~ubjects are very
er perusing the maze important in this day and
plays and talking to age.
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SOUTH WALTON SENIOR Chadd Bryant (center) and friends collected bags full of trinkets from the various dis-
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WALTON COUNTY SCHOOL SUPERINTENDENT Carlene Anderson addressed the
students outdoors despite the cooler than normal temperatures.


FREEPORT STUDENTS LINE UP for a free hot dog.



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Thank You...
I would like to thank everyone who believed in me and made it possible for me
to serve as your county commissioner for another four years. Thank you for voting for
me, thank you for telling your friends, family and neighbors to vote for me. Thank you
for keeping me in your prayers.
I look forward to continuing my work on your behalf. I believe that together we
can make a difference. I truly love this county and I want to continue to give something
back. There is no substitute for hard work and there is much still to be done, but if the
passion and excitement I saw during the campaign is any indication, we will have many
ready to roll up their sleeves and get to work to help make County County a better place
to live.
I am truly grateful for the support I have received and I look forward to the
journey ahead. May God truly bless Walton County and the United States of America.
Sara Comander
''. County Commissioner, Dist. 4
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First Friday breakfast gets Eglin update


By ALICLA LEONARD
The Walton Area Cham-
ber of Commerce along
with Chelco recently hosted
the quarterly First Friday
Breakfast with the theme of
military appreciation. The
catered breakfast, packed
with business and local area
leaders, included an update
from team Eglin by Col.
Marc D. Piccolo and Lt. Col.
George Trumba. Executive
Director for Workforce De-
velopment Mary Lou Reed
gave an update on activities
during the second half of the


program.

Trumba was the first
panelist to speak, "We are
so excited by the outreach
this community does involv-
ing our military. You are
all constantly reaching out
and supporting your mili-
tary and we so appreciate
everything this community
does for us and the support
we receive from everyone.
We are so proud to be a part
of this community." Trum-
ba told the group that they
were undergoing upgrades
to the computer systems in


site C-6 and would expand
the range of the radar locat-
ed there.
Piccolo gave an update
to the crowd about current
military projects, "Civic
support is very important
to us, our leaders have been
out and have completed over
100 speaking engagements
in the community. We have
a national resource lab and
that was recently used for
Goodyear tire testing. Fish-
er House at Eglin is also of
importance to us. We now
have a place for wounded
warriors to heal with their


families and we are very
proud of that."
Testing ongoing at Eg-
lin of an alternative jet fuel
blend that could potentially
save up to 400 million gal-
lons of jet fuel was particu-
larly interesting the crowd,
"This hydro processed re-
newable jet fuel is made
from a non-food plant and
the potential is huge. Test-
ing is ongoing and this is
just a sneak peek under the
tent on this one." Piccolo
later explained that Eglin
often teams up with institu-


tions of higher learning on
future scientific endeavors
such as new fuel technolo-
gies.
The Emerald Breeze proj-
ect includes a 150 room ho-
tel in Okaloosa that comes
from an enhanced land lease
agreement. As land lays idle
under Eglin's control, the
Air Force base will be able
to get return revenue on the
idle property with a resort
that will also have special
'discounts for military fami-
lies.
Reed told the group, "we


offered very special services
to military families in help-
ing them to transition into
the local area, career ad-
vice and support. Through a
partnership agreement with
the military, we have been
able to grant scholarships
to 800 military spouses: We
fully support our military
and continue to look for
ways to help our military
and their families in any
way possible. We honor, we
support and we welcome the
military families to our com-
munity."


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Area Chamber First Friday breakfast.


WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT Executive Director Mary Lou Reed spoke with attend-
ees at this month's First Friday Breakfast.


21st annual Hometown Christmas Nov. 27


The 21st annual Home-
town Christmas, sponsored
by the DeFuniak Business
and Professional Associa-
tion (DBPA) will be held



Freeport

Town

Planters

veterans

memorial

dedication

The public is invited
to join the Freeport Town
Planters Society on Nov. 11
at 3 p.m. for a dedication
and memorial ceremony to
honor veterans. The orga-
nization recognized an op-
portunity to give back to the
community and over the past
five months have worked to
build a beautiful monument
to show their appreciation
to veterans. They are proud
to pay tribute to military
men and women and hope
everyone will join them at
Freeport City Hall for this
historic event. There will
also be a parade staring at
2 p.m., so come be a part of
this day of honor and recog-
nition.


Saturday, Nov. 27 rain or
shine, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
at the Walton County Fair-
grounds on SR 83N.
This annual hometown
shopping event brings thou-
sands of holiday shoppers
to DeFuniak Springs and
features loads of entertain-


ment and activities for chil-
dren, food, entertainment
and hundreds of unique,
one-of-a-kind gifts for every
taste. Santa will be flying in
from the North Pole to visit
with good boys and girls all
day. Often imitated but nev-
er duplicated, the original


northwest Florida Home-
town Christmas features up
to 100 artists and crafters
from around the South and
all items are guaranteed
hand-crafted. There are still
some booth spaces avail-


able, but craft-artists must
act now to reserve a 10 foot
by 10 foot space.
There's no place like
home for the holidays and
there's nothing like a Home-
town Christmas!


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tion, call DBPA President
Sara Comander at (850)
892-7830 or DBPA board
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THANK YOU WALTON COUNTY!

I want to thank everyone for their vote of confidence and all the help
and support in the 2010 General Election. It is truly a great honor to
be able to serve as your Supervisor of Elections for another term.
I also want to thank my great Staff, our Poll Workers, the
Canvassing Board and You the Voters that make Walton County
elections run so smoothly and problem free. May God continue to bless
you and America, by far the greatest country on Earth.

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Editorial Comment

PERSONAL COMMENTS

*LETTERS TO THE EDITOR



Editorial comment


Meanwhile,


back at the war(s)


By BRUCE COLLIER

The midterms are over, and some say the Democrats
flunked them, but the Republicans now have to put their
money where their trunks are and accomplish something,
while the Tea Party will be looking over everyone's shoul-
ders. This week brings Veterans Day, which ought to re-
mind us of a few things.
SThere's been some interesting stuff going on in Afghani-
stan and Iraq, where plenty of veterans-in-the-making still
put their boots on the ground every day. I heard someone
the other day still referring to it as "Bush's war." That's
more of an insult to President Obama than to ex-President
Bush when you think it through, since we're still there two
years into Obama's administration, implying that Obama
isn't capable of ending it.
On that subject, Gen. David Petraeus, U.S. commander
in Afghanistan, reportedly has a timetable and map drawn
tp for handing over provincial control in Afghanistan to
local security forces. Petraeus is supposed to present his
schedule to NATO leaders next week, but wants to keep
his map unpublished, lest the Taliban use it as a means to
target certain provinces and districts, which of course they
would do, having about as much regard for human life as
the average video game character.
SAt the same time, Obama maintains he is committed
to begin the drawdown of troops in Afghanistan in July
of 2011. Secretary of Defense Robert Gates is sticking to
his plan to have the Afghan' government take over security
from foreign troops by 2014 two years after his boss is or
is not re-elected.
As for our allies the British, their commander says they
are not reducing their force before 2012, though his boss,
Prime Minister David Cameron, hopes to start a British
drawdown in July, with a pledge to be completely out by
2015.
e To this all have added the caveat, "based on conditions
on the ground." In other words, we're leaving unless we
aren't.
Gates has also gone on the record as saying the U.S.
may keep troops in Iraq past the 2011 deadline. Gates was
quoted elsewhere as saying, "We'll stand by. We're ready to
have that discussion if and when they want to raise it with
us." So, if Iraq says, "what's your rush, sit a spell," we'll
Stay? Who benefits more from foreign troops in unstable
countries the law-abiding population, or the groups that
6xist to create instability?
It gets muddier. We have more members of the G.O.P.
in power now, and I doubt anyone has forgotten Sen. John
McCain's forceful campaign talk on Iran. Republican lead-
ers are now offering support-to the president if he advocates
"regime change" in Iran, citing that nation's nuclear ambi-
tions. Likely House Speaker John Boehner put his name
on a letterto Obama, urging him "to take whatever action
is necessary to prevent Iran from developing a nuclear
weapon. All options should be on the table in curbing Iran's
nuclear ambitions."
Given his party's reduced numbers in Congress, and the
implication that his domestic policies may not be as sure a
bet as they were in 2008, Obama could be drawn into giving
the hardliners more serious attention. In return, the Re-
iublicans might be willing to talk compromise domestical-
ly. Meanwhile, hey, over here! We're the American people,
remember us?
We could be looking at a triple front: Afghanistan, Iraq,
and Iran. We have three parties in office: Democrats, Re-
publicans and Tea Party. That's one war apiece. Looks like
there will be no lack of veterans to honor in the years to
come.



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SPRINGS

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THE DeFUNIAK SPRINGS HERALD BREEZE, THURSDAY NOVEMBER 11, 2010
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I ETER O HEEITOR


Editor:
On Sunday, Nov. 7, a Victorian Tea and Fashion
show w as held at the Chautauqua Building to raise funds
for the Rural Relief Fund of Bruce, Fla.
Although this event was formulated by two individ-
uals, it turned out to be a community event. I would like to
thank those who stepped up and volunteered to help. The
DeFuniak Springs Woman's Club had four volunteers there
to help serve; they were Paullette Morrison, Chris Guzows-
ki, Betty Eddins, and Mary Clemmons. They were very im-
portant to the success of this event because they kept the
tea flowing and the buffet table filled. Also working as serv-
ers were local students Keara Bogart and Hayden Deaton;
Kay Brady took the helm and helped as supervisor for this
exuberant crew.
Many thanks to Marie Hinson who manned the
door and the cash box. If everyone knew just how helpful
and willing Marie is she would never have a quiet moment.
Thank you, Marie.


Editor:
On Nov. 11 we pause, reflect and honor the ones who
have sacrificed their lives so that we might continue to live
in a free country, and enjoy our freedom which we some-
times take for granted.
My daughter had the privilege of visiting Arlington cem-
etery along with her classmates on their senior trip in
1993. She brought back a video of the trip which I'm sure
will be forever ingrained in her mind. It's really true a pic-
ture is worth a thousand words. We can hardly comprehend


I would also like to thank the models whose poise and
professionalism helped create a great fashion event. The
models were: Dari Bradley, Rae Vorwald, Christa Hicking-
bottom, students Devero Bogart, Lanie Williams, Shelbie
Deaton, Ravyn Kring, and Lewis Goodman. Without their
help the fashion show would have been much less impres-
sive. Thank you one and all.
In the bedlam of the dressing room was Melinda Wick-
ham helping the girls get dressed.
And finally, last, but certainly not least, I would like to
thank Teresa Bogart, whose last minute help saved the
day. She'll know what I mean. Thank you so much Teresa.
Often times we forget just how giving members of our
community are and we get so busy that we forget to thank
them for their generosity of time. Many thanks to all of the
people listed above who gave willingly and freely of their
spare time. Your help was greatly appreciated.
Thank you, one and all,
Rickie Wood-Bovee


the vast amount o graves that are there, in hat sacred


place, not counting all the ones who were brought home to
be buried, and those buried at sea and then you realize
that these were someone's son, daughter, or father. They
gave the ultimate sacrifice and we should be forever grate-
ful for these brave warriors.
My heartfelt thanks to our troops who are still fighting for
our freedom and our veterans.
God Bless America
God Bless our Veterans
Sandra McHenry


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Florida Republicans enjoyed a near total sweep
on Election Day, winning the governor's mansion, all three
Cabinet posts and veto-proof majorities in the state House
and Senate. But their celebration is muted with the pas-
sage of Amendments 5 and 6, two redistricting measures
backed by liberal-leaning interest groups that could ham-
per Republican hopes of solidifying their gains in the years
ahead. "I congratulate them," said Senate President Mike
Haridopolos, R-Merritt Island. "They had a good bumper
sticker." Republican Haridopolos and his counterpart,
House Speaker-designate Dean Cannon of Winter Park, led
a legislative charge to put competing amendments on the
ballot that would undo 5 and 6, but the Florida Supreme
Court struck them down. Haridopolos who will lead the
Senate during reapportionment said he planned to fo-
cus on job-creation efforts and not further legal challenges
to the amendments at this time. He doesn't have to. On
Wednesday, Congresswoman Corrine Brown, a Democrat
from Jacksonville, and Congressman Mario Diaz-Balart,
a Republican from Miami, filed a federal suit in Miami to
block Amendment 6, months before the first new congres-
sional district has even been proposed. It won't be the last,
predicts state Sen. l)on Gaetz, a Republican from Niceville.
"I predict there will be a deep rut beaten to the courthouse,"
Gaetz said. "That's what the supporters of Amendments 5
and 6 wanted." Every decade, two years after each census,
the Legislature redraws the political boundaries for its
members and members of Congress.
Republicans were looking forward next, year to redraw-
ing the political map under the old rules, where the only
constitutional requirement was that districts be contigu-
ous. State lawmakers also draw the lines with an eye to-
ward review by the courts, which subjects the districts to
federal rules dictated by the Civil Rights Act. The party in
power uses what latitude it has to draw districts that best
assure victory for friends or defeat for enemies.
Amendments 5 and 6, which passed with 63 percent ma-
jorities, dramatically change the rules. They require that
legislative and congressional districts be compact, equal in
population and generally follow existing city, county and
geographical boundaries. They prohibit lawmakers from
drawing districts that favor or disfavor an incumbent or
political party. Further language protects participation by
ahd representation for ethnic minorities. The amendments
were promoted by Fair Districts Florida, which is backed by
labor unions, the ACLU, the League of Women Voters, the
NAACP and Democracia Ahora, an Hispanic voting rights
group. The debate has nothing to do with party or race, in-
sists Fair Districts campaign Chairwoman Ellen Freidin.
The goal is to change a system that has not only rewarded
the party in power, but one that locked out newcomers by
protecting.incumbents, Freidin said. "It's a check on politi-
cians in general," she said. "People are sick and tired of
this blind loyalty to a political party. This is the first step,
probably of many steps, that we need for reform." Harido-
polos, Cannon and other critics say Amendments 5 and 6
are so limiting that they will be impossible to follow. Worse,
they warn, the new rules will not allow lawmakers to draw
districts that take into account the needs of minority vot-
ers. Florida has six congressional districts where black and
Hispanics are either the majority or near majority. In the
Legislature, 13 House districts and three Senate districts
include a majority of black voters and 11 House districts
and three Senate districts have Hispanic majorities. Those


districts were initially drawn when Democrats were still
in power, though finally approved by Republicans. Senate
Democratic Leader Al Lawson of Tallahassee, a prominent
member of the Black Caucus, said he is convinced that the
amendments will result in fewer seats for blacks and His-
panics. The NAACP is split internally, Lawson said. Its
leadership gets its funding by the other backers of Fair Dis-
tricts, so it went along, he said.
The group's real agenda, Lawson contends, is to break up
concentrations of minority voters, who traditionally vote
Democratic, so more white Democrats can get elected, Law-
son said. Lawson is term limited out after 28 years in the
Legislature and made a failed run for Congress this year.
"The reason they wanted to do this was to get more Demo-
crats elected," Lawson said. Freidin said that's ridiculous.
Minority politicians opposed to the amendments, she said,
are more interested in keeping their own seats than pro-
moting voting rights. "Are you going to tell me that the
NAACP is supporting this because it wants more whites
elected? Don't make me laugh," Freidin said. By Jim Ash,
Florida Capital Bureau

Florida Sen.-elect Marco Rubio said in a national
radio address Saturday that Republicans must pursue bold
ideas like simplifying the tax code and reducing the nation-
al debt, and have the courage to fight for them. "This means
preventing a massive tax increase scheduled to hit every
American taxpayer at the end of the year," Rubio said, ac-
cording to a transcript of his prepared remarks. "It means
repealing and replacing the disastrous health care bill."
Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., said he
chose Rubio to deliver the first radio address after Tues-
day's midterm elections because of his principled conser-
vatism aimed at reducing government spending and taxes.
Republicans won control of the House and gained seats in
the Senate for the 112th Congress. "Sen.-elect Rubio em-
bodies an exciting and optimistic message about the future
of America," McConnell said. "Americans are sending Mar-
co and his fellow senators-elect to Washington with clear
marching orders: Stop the big-government freight train
and respect the will of the people who sent you there." Ru-
bio, who had been state House speaker, beat Gov. Char-
lie Crist and Democratic Rep. Kendrick Meek for the seat
being vacated by Republican Sen. George LeMieux. Rubio,
the son of Cuban immigrants, said he's seen the country's
"unique exceptionalism" not because he read it in a book,
but because he's seen it with his own eyes.
"The past two years provided a frightening glimpse of what
could become of our great nation if we continue down the
current path: wasteful spending, a growing debt and a gov-
ernment reaching even further into our lives, even into our
health-care decisions," Rubio said. "It is nothing short of a
path to ruin, a path that threatens to diminish us as a na-
tion and a people." The Republican radio address is a coun-
terpoint to President Barack Obama's weekly radio speech,
which also focused on taxes, according to a transcript of his
prepared remarks. Obanmn said Congress should extend
3Bush-era tax cuts only for families earning up to $250,000
per year. He said extending the cuts to everyone, which Re-
publicans have proposed, would cost an extra $700 billion
the country doesn't hn'~ve "I recognize that both parties a're
going to have to work together and compromise to get. some-
thing done here," Obama said. l By Bart Janse'n I)emoc'rat
Washington Bureau


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Eddie Farris becomes new Freeport Planning Board member


By BEN GRAFTON
The first order of busi-
ness at the Freeport Plan-
ning Board meeting on Nov.
3 was to administer the oath
of office to Sheriffs Lt. Eddie
Farris so that he could serve
as a member of that board.
E.J. Gomes and Marion
Cook of the Eglin Air Force
Base presented an overview
of the Air Installations
Compatible Use Zones Pro-
gram (AICUZ) used by the
Air Force. The program is
designed to meet objectives
to protect the health, safety
and welfare of residents liv-
ing near the air station; en-
courage compatible land de-
velopment; and inform the
public about the program.
The program included dis-
cussions about analyzing
and dealing with noise
problems, defining acci-



Greyhounds

starved,

dehydrated,

says report
A necropsy conducted on
the 32 greyhounds found
dead two weeks ago in
Washington and Walton
counties has determined the
animals died as a result of
starvation and dehydration.
The dogs' trainer, Ron-
ald Williams, of Ponce de
Leon, has been arrested and
charged with 37 counts of
animal cruelty, a figure that
includes five additional dogs
found emaciated but still
alive. Williams is currently
incarcerated in Washing-
ton County Jail. He report-
edly told investigators that
the animals were in good
condition the last time he
had checked on them. Near-
by Ebro dog racing track,
where Williams worked as
a trainer, has reportedly
asked authorities to pros-
ecute Willliams to the full
extent of the law.


dent potential zones, height
and obstruction concerns,
electronic interference and
unshielded lighting on the
ground that affects flight
safety. Residents with com-
plaints can call Eglin Public
Affairs at 882-3931 or 883-


4020 after hours.
City Planner Latilda Hen-
ninger advised the Board
that the city had received
a notice from the Federal
Emergency Management
Agency (FEMA) that its
flood plain ordinance need-


FEUDS


CONTINUED FROM PAGE 1-A


"open a neighborhood up to
multiple businesses." The
motion to deny Simons re-
quest to operate a home-
based business passed 5-0.
A longstanding issue
on the Council's agenda-
the abandonment of N.
18th St.- was finally re-
solved. The street, which
serves as the only drivable
access to Helen Crenshaw's
property, is bordered on the
east and west by Vista Prop-
erties and had been recom-
mended for abandonment in
favor of installing drainage
solutions and relocating the
Crenshaw's access road to
Wabash Ave., therefore al-
lowing the owner of Vista
Properties, James Bus-
bee, to obtain the property


known as N. 18th St. After
multiple failed attempts at
resolution in response to the
Crenshaw's request that the
city not abandon N. 18th St.,
the Council voted to leave N.
18th St. as it is and make a
50-foot right of way from the
west property line of Vista
Properties. In essence, the
city and Vista Properties
will swap properties.
The Council unanimously
voted to approve a contract
for median maintenance in
the amount of $26,400 to
Grasshopper Lawn Care.
City Manager Kim Kirby
announced the city received
a grant in the amount of
$175,000 for updating the
sewer system.


Hard Chrome: fundraiser

for May Day Festival


Annual May Day Festi-
val Committee Inc. proudly
presents Hard Chrome: A
Car and Motorcycle Show,
open to all makes and mod-
els, on Nov. 13, 2010, at
Walton County Fairgrounds
in DeFuniak Springs. The
show is a fundraiser and
food drive for the holidays,
and this event is open to
the public. Entertainment


includes Gordon Porter and
the Panhandle Opry, the
magic of Christopher Thom-
as, Alicia Davis, Dakota and
more. Attendees can register
for a chance to win bicycles
or a four-wheeler. For more
details or to register call
859-0099, or contact www.
annualmaydayfeshival.com
or annualmaydayfestival@L
hotmail.com


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Clary-Glenn -
FUNERAL HOMES
Locally owned and family operated


Sbe family owned and operated by Joel
S and Paula Glenn. But we want you to
know that we are also family invested.
We are not part of an out-of-town
investment group where our properties,
I buildings and business are backed and
owned by out-of-town investors. We are your
local funeral home. When you do business at Clary-
Glenn Funeral Homes in DeFuniak Springs and Freeport
your moneN does not go into the pockets of out-of-town
In\ stor4 Corporate owned or investor backed, we don't see
the Jiflfrence. If you like family owned and operated and family
in\r.dcJ, that', what you will find at Clary-Glenn Funeral Homes.
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Joel Glenn, LFD, Owner Paula Glenn, Owner


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ed to be up-dated to reflect
changes in policies and pro-
cedures. Henninger said the
changes include revisions
affecting insurance eligibil-
ity for recreational vehicle
(RV) and mobile home own-
ers whose properties are in


flood plain areas. She com-
mented about the number of
times owners can reinsure
their properties after filing
the first claim for.flood dam-
ages and described the pro-


cedure, based on a licensed
surveyor's report, for remov-
ing a property from FEMA
flood zone maps by proving
that the map is based on in-
accurate flood plain data.


DFS

Veterans'

Day

program
The city of DeFuniak
Springs would like to extend
an invitation to all veterans,
public officials and members
of the community to attend
the fifth Annual Veteran's
Day program on Thursday,
Nov. 11 beginning at 10:15
a.m. at Magnolia Cemetery.





Correction
Certain information
found in the Oct. 28 edition
of The DeFuniak Herald
Beach Breeze regarding the
new Walton County Sher-
iffs Substation to be built
in Paxton ("City of Paxton
to get new Sheriffs Office
substation pending lease
agreement") is reportedly
incorrect. The article states
that the site where the new
substation is to be built once
served as a state of Flori-
da Welcome Center in the
1940s and 1950s. While the
building was once a state
Welcome Center, it did not
enter service until the late
1950s, said Gwen Kelley.
who worked as site supervi-
sor at the Paxton Welcome
Center until it ceased opera-
tion in July of 1970.


'"V.


EDDIE FARRIS taking the oath of office to serve on
Freeport Planning Board.


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ON CoWe need your help!

f Working together as one to
improve a community for all.

4 The Walton County Prevention Coalition is
CO the Tobacco Free Partnership for Walton
NCO County. We need parents, youth, young
adults (ages 18-24) and anyone in the
community interested in tobacco
"Working together as prevention and policy change throughout
one, to improve a Walton County. Together WE can make our
community for all."
community a healthier place to live!

If you would like to join a committee that produces results in
tobacco and substance abuse prevention, come to our
November meeting.
Please JOIN US at
171 Country Club Lane
DeFuniak Springs, FL 32435
at 12:00 Noon on Thursday, November 18 to discuss changes to
Walton County's Tobacco Citation.
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Sacred Heart Hospital Volunteer Guild to host holiday sale Nov. 8-10


The spirit of the holidays
will come alive in the main
hallway of Sacred Heart
Hospital on the Emerald
Coast as the hospital's Vol-
unteer Guild hosts its an-
nual Holiday Show and Sale
Extravaganza on Monday
through Wednesday, Nov.
8-10.
Guests of the extravagan-
za will enjoy a 10-percent
discount on unique holiday
decorations, tree ornaments,
manger scenes, angels, mu-
sic boxes, gift items, baby
clothing, holiday games,
festive toys and table d6cor.


The event will take place
from 8 a.m. 5 p.m. each
day. Sacred Heart Hospital
is located at 7800 U.S. 98
West, Miramar Beach, just
east of Sandestin.
"The Christmas Extrav-
aganza is a true celebra-
tion of holiday spirit in the
main corridor of the hospi-
tal," said Barby Parks, gift
shop manager and volun-
teer. "Our theme for the gift
shops is 'Shop while serving
others,' and the holiday sale
is a great place to begin a
wonderful season of giving
and sharing with others."


The Sacred Heart Gift
Shop is a non-profit fund-
raising program operated by
the Sacred Heart Hospital
Volunteer Guild. In addition
to operating the main Gift
Shop, the Volunteer Guild
opened the Baby Boutique
in the Family Birth Place in
2007, which features ador-
able gift items for both mom
and baby, breastfeeding
supplies, stuffed animals,
sterling silver baby jewelry
and baby clothing items.
Proceeds generated sup-


port current and future
services at Sacred Heart,
in addition to providing
healthcare-based scholar-
ships to local students and
prescription drug assistance
to underserved families in
our community.
For more information
about the Gift Shop, Baby
Boutique or the holiday sale,
call (850) 278-3032. Display
booths are not available for
the public.
At the core of Sacred
Heart's long tradition of


caring for the sick, the poor
and the vulnerable, stands
a group of volunteers whose
willing hearts and helping
hands have served genera-
tions of families during their
time of need. Over 275 vol-
unteers freely give of their
time, talents and energy at
Sacred Heart Hospital on
the Emerald Coast.
Collectively the Volun-
teer Guild members pro-
vide an average of 30,000
hours of service each year,
which is equivalent to the


amount of time provided by
15 full-time staff members.
Through membership dues,
fundraising activities and
gift shop sales, the Volun-
teer Guild has generated
over $251,500 in donations
for the hospital and our
.community.
For more information
about Sacred Heart and the
Volunteer Guild, contact
Sharon Abele, volunteer
manager, at (850) 278-3081
or visit www.sacredheart-
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Department of Education
program and part of the
American Recovery and Re-
investment Act of 2009. It
is a four-year grant which
will allocate $790,129 to the
Walton County School Dis-
trict based upon the imple-
mentation of activities with-
in each of the four years and
the amount of funding need-
ed for those activities. The
three major areas of change
include standards in assess-
ment, data systems to sup-
port instruction, and great
teachers, great leaders.
The notable change in
standards in assessment
is the transition from the
previous Sunshine State
standards to the recently
implemented Next Genera-


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tion state standards. Under
Race to the Top and new
legislation, districts will
have to align assessments
with Common Core, which
are national standards.
Subsequently, the Florida
Comprehensive Assessment
Test (FCAT) will be aligned
to Next Generation state
standards, and over the next
several years phase-in the
Common Core standards.
Dailey opined the dis-
trict's heaviest reluctance
was the change in stan-
dards. "We've just gotten to
the Next Generation stan-
dards, and now we've got to
look at Common Core stan-
dards, [and while much of it
is similar], we're still going
to have to adjust to the part
that isn't correlated."
With curriculum chang-
es, the state and districts
will implement new data
systems, so the two commu-
nicate with data flow to im-
prove and/or modify teacher
instruction. Dailey elicited
an example that when FCAT
is administered, containing
different strands and levels
within each subject area,
data can be collected on how
students answered the ques-
tions, and can help a teach-
er modify her instruction to
help students in areas lack-
ing proficiency. The data sys-
tem will be a single sign-on
program and have different
levels of access for instruc-
tional and administrative
staff. Dailey said the new
system woul result in "bet-
ter data for everybody" in
addition to improving in-
struction by implementing
21st century technology in
the classroom.
The most controversial of
the application areas great
teachers, great leaders -
includes the performance
based teacher evaluation
requirement, which entails
creating a teacher appraisal
in which 50 percent is based
on student achievement.
Within that 50 percent, 35
percent would be determined


by learning gains (how much
a student improved, for ex-
ample scoring a level two,
whereas the student scored
level one the previous year)
and 15 percent determined
by student performance
(either by FCAT scores or
end of course exams). End
of course exams would be
given to those grade lev-
els which do not take the
FCAT, and in high school
could replace the FCAT re-
quirements to graduate, de-
manding students pass end
of course exams rather than
the sophomore year FCAT
to graduate. Additionally,
end of course exams would
be phased in for music, art,
and physical education.
The other half of the
teacher evaluation is yet to
be determined, but will be
selected by a committee of
teachers and administra-
tors. Dailey noted the com-
mittee will share and look
at the best practices across
the state. "Everybody doing
Race to the Top is in this to-
gether."
The other activity imple-
mented by the great teach-
ers, great leaders portion
will create a mentoring
program in which student
teachers will be mentored
by established teachers who
have completed clinical edu-
cators training. Addition-
ally, a mentoring program
for beginning teachers with
no classroom experience will
be established.
After the approval of the
Race to the Top application,
President of the Walton
County Educational Associ-
ation (WCEA) Trish Hutchi-
son said to the board, "We
are not in complete agree-
ment on the application.
We have reservations on
the value model and evalu-
ations... but we do want to
work with the district."
Dailey expressed her
gratitude for the WCEA's
willingness to cooperate
with the district. "I'm so
glad she was willing to say,


'we are willing to work with
you on it."'
Dailey continued, "There
are things in Race to the
Top that are difficult for
us as well...There are so
many of these things that
are already law regardless
of whether we send in an
application or not, like the
teacher appraisal [which]
has to be primarily based
on student achievement is
already in Florida statute."
On top of the appraisal, by
the end of grant the district
will have to attach perfor-
mance pay to teacher evalu-
ation (the method of which
has yet to be determined).
Dailey stated the district
will continue to work with
WCEA and negotiate things
related to pay. However, if
the WCEA says they are no
longer willing to negotiate,
then Walton County can tell
the Department of Educa-
tion it will no longer partici-
pate in Race to the Top and
would not receive any more
money, but wouldn't have to
return any funds already re-
ceived.
The board closed its meet-
ing with unanimous approv-
al of the 2011-2012 school
calendar. Students will be-
gin school Aug. 8, 2011 and
enjoy a longer summer, with
the last day for students be-
ing May 24, 2012 and grad-
uation dates county-wide
from May 10-18.



Chautauqua
Amateur Radio
Club meeting
notice

The Chautauqua Ama-
teur Radio Club of DeFuniak
Springs / Walton County,
Florida meets the last Tues-
day of every month at 6:30
p.m. at McLean's Restau-
rant near 1-10 and U.S. 331
south. This club welcomes
new and old ham radio op-
erators to the get together.
There are no business meet-
ings on these Tuesdays. At-
tendees have classes and a
great time together. Busi-
ness meetings are on dif-
ferent dates and at different
locations.
Come out and join them.
For more information con-
tact Rodney Ryals at (850)
892-2562 or e-mail at kj-
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Dig for Diamonds for the


Ronald McDonald House


Join San Gelato Caf6 and
Zales, The Diamond Store
Outlet, at the Silver Sands
Factory Stores Evening of
Giving on Nov. 21 and sup-
port the Ronald McDonald
House in a "Dig for Dia-
monds."
For a $3 donation, pa-
trons will have the opportu-
nity to choose an egg, each
filled with great prizes! Par-
ticipants have a chance to
win a Zales diamond ring, a


gelato party for 100, a Ken-
neth Cole purse, various gift
cards and other great prizes
and coupons donated by lo-
cal businesses. The "Dig"
will begin at 4 pm, with
Ronald McDonald making a
special appearance from 4 -
5:30 p.m.
Tickets are on sale now
for the Evening of Giving at
Silver Sands Factory Stores
or by contacting the Ronald
McDonald House Florida


Panhandle Area Manager
'at (850) 678-7243 or owb@
rmhpensacola.org.

The Ronald McDonald
House of Northwest Flori-
da is a Home-Away-From-
Home for children and fami-
lies of children suffering a
medical crisis. In 2010 a
larger Ronald McDonald
House was completed and is
now serving over 500 more
families a year.


DEFUNIAK SPRINGS MAYOR Harold Carpenter presents Covenant Hospice Commiu-
nity Educator Carolyn Williams with a copy of the ordinance establishing November as
National Hospice Month within the city limits. (Photo by Reid Tucker)




DeFuniak Springs


recognizes November as


National Hospice Month


By REID TUCKER
DeFuniak Springs Mayor
Harold Carpenter presented
a proclamation recognizing
November within the city
limits as National Hospice
Month to representatives of
Covenant Hospice.
The proclamation, which
Carpenter signed and is-
sued on Wednesday, Nov.
3, at the DeFuniak Springs
Senior Life Enrichment
Center, was put together
in recognition of Covenant
Hospice's 25-plus of service
to northwest Florida. The
organization serves 1,300
patients daily and served
6,500 patients in 2009 and
provides close bereavement
assistance to the families of
patients for 12 months or
longer following their death.
He said the proclamation
aimed to increase public
awareness of the kind of
end-of-life care hospice pro-
grams offer.
Carolyn Williams, a com-
munity education liaison
with Covenant Hospice re-
sponsible for Walton Coun-
ty and DeFuniak Springs
in particular, said the non-
profit organization's role in
healthcare often goes mis-
understood by the general
public. She said hospice's
mission is to assist termi-
nally ill patients and their
families in the "hard transi-
tion" from actively trying to
treat a life-limiting condi-
tion to that of making qual-
ity of life as good as it can
be.
"The belief in our soci-
ety is that there's a cure for
everything and sometimes
that's just not the case," Wil-
liams said. "[National Hos-
pice Month's] is really about
helping people come to the
realization that choosing
hospice doesn't mean you're
giving up hope. It's just a
shift of focus. If we can come
in and give support to the




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family and the patient then
that's a major accomplish-
ment."
Williams served as a
nurse for 30 years before
going to work for Covenant
Hospice three years ago and
in that time she said she's
done the most rewarding
work of her career, as the
organization is "completely
dedicated" to its patients.


The relationship between
Covenant Hospice and the
city of DeFuniak Springs is
ideal because of the commu-
nity's close-knit character,
which she said exists here
"like almost nowhere else."
"Everyone can help
each other," Williams said.
"That's the extra touch that
only a community like this
has."


Walton County Health Department
in association with the
Freeport Fire Department
will offer:

Adult DRIVE THROUGH
Flu and Pneumonia Clinic


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9:00 am until 3:30 pm


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Walton County Tax Collector brings office to citizens


Walton County Tax Col-
lector Rhonda Skipper is
providing an opportunity
for Walton County property
owners to pay their taxes
without making the trip to
the Tax Collector's Office, by
taking the tax office to them.
During November, the Wal-
ton County Tax Collector's
Office will be on location-at
various community sites to
collect tax payments.
This onsite tax collection
is known as the R.A.T.E.
program or Remote, Area,


Tax, Express. The purpose
of the program is to make
paying taxes more conve-
nient for residents living in
an area of the county where
a central tax office is not lo-
cated.
A representative from
the Tax Collector's Office
will be onsite to receive tax
payments and answer ques-
tions related to taxes.
Walton County property
owners are asked to bring
their tax bill with them to
the onsite location.


The R.A.T.E. locations
are as follows:
Nov. 9, at Freeport TJ's
Table from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.;
Nov. 10, at Paxton City Hall
from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.; Nov.
12 at Red Bay, Red Bay Gro-
cery, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.;
Nov.16, at Mossy Head Fire
Station, from 9 a.m. to 2
p.m.; Nov. 18, at Choctaw
Beach Fire Station, from 9
a.m. to 2 p.m.; Nov. 19 at
Miramar Beach Fire Station
(Geronimo St.) from 9 a.m.
to 2 p.m.; Nov. 23, at Dar-


lington Two Cousins Caf6
from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.; Nov.
24, Inlet/Rosemary Beach
Shades at the Loop, from 9
a.m. 2 p.m.


Individuals who pay their
taxes in November receive
a four percent discount as
indicated by the November
amount on the tax notice.


For more information,
contact the Walton Coun-
ty Tax Collector's Office
at (850) 892-8121, or visit
www.waltontaxcollector.
com


FOL book sale scheduled Nov. 13


The DeFuniak Springs
Friends of the Library
(FOL) will hold a book sale,
Nov. 13 from 9 a.m. till noon


at the Walton County Fair
Grounds.
There will be hardbacks,
paperbacks, tapes and audio


books.
All proceeds go to the De-
Funiak Springs Library and
they gladly accept dona-
tions.


Annual Festival of Trees


The 8th annual "Festival
of Trees" sponsored by the
Chautauqua Hall of Broth-
erhood Foundation, Inc.
will be held this year at the
beautiful and historic Chau-
tauqua Building on Circle
Drive.
All are encouraged to be-
come involved by entering
a beautifully decorated tree


and or wreath representing
a business, organization, or
just as an interested indi-
vidual.
The cost of entering a
tree is $50, a wreath is $25,
or both for only $65.
This is a wonderful way
to support the community
as all proceeds go toward the
installation of a much need-


ed elevator in the Chautau-
qua Hall of lBrotherhood.
The dates for the display
will be on Saturday Dec. 4,
from 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. and on
Sunday, Dec. 5, from 1 to 9
p.m. It is free and open to
the public and light refresh-
ments will be served.
For more information,
call (850)-892-7625


Pancake breakfast, turkey shoot Nov. 13


A pancake breakfast and
turkey shoot will be held at
New Harmony Community
Center on Saturday, No-
vember 13 to benefit Paxton


Dixie Youth.
The pancake breakfast
begins at 7:30 a.m. and the
shoot will be held from 7:30
a.m. to 1 p.m. Turkeys and


hams available to win.

For more information
contact Matthew Mitchell at
850-520-0304.


2010 Walton County Top Run


ASSEMBLY


CONTINUED FROM PAGE 1-A


This event is sponsored
by the Fly-In Wheels M.C.
and the Chautauqua Cruis-
ers, on Nov. 20.
Registration starts at
9 a.m. at the DeFuniak
Springs Wal-Mart and the
run begins at 11 a.m. The


parade travels around the
lake yard and down U.S. 90
to the Fly-In Wheels club-
house, where there will be
live music, 50/50 drawings,
eats and biker games. Cost
is $5 and a new toy. All do-
nations and proceeds go to


the Sheriffs Santa fund. So
get on the bike or in the hot
rod and come have some fun
while helping out a family
in need. For more info con-
tact Mad Mike at (850)-543-
1153.


Channel, aiding scientists
conduct research on the
many shark species of the
Great Barrier Reef. She is
also an international spokes-
woman for La Prairie cos-
metic company, represent-
ing their line of Advanced
Marine Biology creams and
is also Ambassador to the
Clean Up the World Cam-
paign and spokesperson for
Sea Web's Too Precious to
Wear campaign.
Passionate about inter-
cultural relations, Coust-
eau received her master's
in international and inter-
cultural management from
the School for International
Training. She has worked
for a number of prestigious
organizations, from the Uni-
versity for Peace of United
Nations to the Earth Coun-
cil's Earth Charter Project.
One of her ongoing projects
is to create short videos
highlighting the work of
small, on the ground non-
profits around the world as
a one-woman production
team.
Cousteau is in constant
motion, traveling the globe
as an educational ambas-
sador. She is a respected
symbol for a new generation
about our responsibility to
protect the natural world.
Endeavoring to learn and
explore the many regions
of the world both above and
below water as well as the
cultures within them, she
seeks to make connections
between the human spe-
cies and our environment.
Not just an adventurer and
explorer, Cousteau is an
incredible storyteller, and
connects unique and di-
verse cultures, showcasing
the importance of learning
from one another and help-
ing preserve the distinctive
beauty of each and every
group of people.


I, ALTO LOCKEMY, am
on probation for petit theft.


The official Florida Chau-
tauqua Assembly is a four-
day, conference-style pro-
gram in DeFuniak Springs,
Fla. designed for the whole
family, which not only in-
cludes educational sessions
and evening performanc-
es relating to the annual
theme, but also free, inter-
active historical and live an-
imal exhibits which compli-
ment the four-day program.
Cousteau's featured key-
note presentation will be at
Walton County High School
auditorium on Friday. Jan.
28, at 9 a.m. Tickets are $10
and may be purchased in ad-


vance by calling the Florida
Chautauqua Center at (850)
892-7613. Guests purchas-
ing money-saving four-day
passports for $125 or one-
day passes for $60 will have
Cousteau's presentation in-
cluded in their packages.
For further information,
call the Florida Chautauqua
Center office at (850) 892-
7613 or log on to their web-
site at www.FloridaChau-
tauquaAssembly.org to
review video about Coust-
eau, the program schedule
to date and other relevant
information about the ent ire
event.


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CELINE COUSTEAU will be the featured keynote speak-
er at the 2011 Florida Chautauqua Center's Assembly in
January.






Man arrested for


failure to register


as sexual offender


DeFuniak Springs Police
(DFSPD) arrested Eric An-
tonio Roberts, 37, for failure
to register as a sexual of-
fender, a violation of Florida
statutes. A Nov. 3 release
from the DFSPD stated
that detectives were alerted
to Roberts having recently
changed addresses within
the city limits of DeFuniak
Springs. An investigation
revealed that Roberts was
living at two separate ad-
dresses in the city. Detec-
tives were not able to verify
which address was Roberts'
physical address; Roberts is
known to be a transient in
the area.
Roberts was located on
Nov. 2 at 240 Frederick
Drive in DeFuniak Springs.
he was taken into custody
for violation of his registra-
tion. Area residents told po-
lice they had seen Roberts
in the neighborhood. Resi-
dences adjacent to the one
where Roberts was staying
reportedly have small chil-
dren.


i.


ERIC
ERTS


ANTONIO ROB-


The DFSPID release states
that this is Roberts' second
instance of failure to com-
ply with the sexual offender
registry law. According to
the Florida Department of
Law Enforcement sexual
offender database, Roberts
was originally convicted in
2001 of lewd and lascivious
acts with a child under 16
years old.


Shelter House holds WAM class


Shelter House, local do-
mestic violence shelter, is
offering free (WAM) "Wom-
en and Money" economic
empowerment classes at the
Freeport Community Cen-


ter, U.S. 331 Community
Center, 112 CR- 20 W, Sat-
urday Nov. 20, 10 a.m. 5
p.m.
A light breakfast, lunch,
transportation assistance


and childcare will be pro-
vided.

Call (850)243-1201, or
email info@shelterhousen-
wfl.org to register.


The holiday season will be
here before anyone knows it,
and it's time to think about
children in the community
who may not have a merry
Christ mas.
'or many years, employ-
ees at Choctawwhatchee Elec-
tric Cooperative (CHEL-
CO) have worked together
through the CHELCO for
Children program to ensure
Christmas presents for some


of the area's less fortunate
children.
The annual employee chick-
en barbecue dinner is the
main fundraiser for CHEL-
CO for Children. This year's
event takes place on Friday,
Nov. 19, from 11 a.m. until
1 p.m. at the Walton County
Fair Grounds on SR-83 N.
The dinner includes bar-
becued chicken, potato salad
and coleslaw with bread and


dessert for $7. All dinners
must be pre-ordered, and no
orders will be taken the day
of the event.
Deliveries will be made
within the city limits with 'a
minimum order of five diti-
ners. For those who would
like to purchase one, or
more chicken dinners, con-
tact CHELCO at (850) 892-
5069, ext. 500, no later than
Nov. 18.


DeFUNIAK SPRINGS POLICE REPORT 1


DeFuniak Springs Police trolled substance, nez, 39, Fort Lauderdale,
arrested the following peo- Eric Antonio Roberts DWLSR,
pie during the week ending 37, DFS, Failure to register Larry Bell, 39, DFS,
Nov. 7, 2010: as sex offender. Aggravated assault, agg.
SMichael Duane Oxley, battery, criminal mischief,'.
John Ellic Brown, 25, 56, DFS. Disorderly intoxi- Shandonna Monique
Crestview, DWLSR. posses- cation in public place caus- Goldsmith, 21, FWB, Ob-
sion of listed chemical w/ ing disturbance, struction by disguise.
intent to manufacture con- Orbelina Maribel Jime-



WALTON COUNTY SHERIFF'S REPORT


Walton County Sheriff s
l)eputies arrested the fol-
lowing people during the
week ending Nov. 7, 2010:

Amanda Laine Gide-
on, 23, Summerfield, Fla.,
DWLSR,
Julie Deanna Babcock,
30, Red Bay, DUI,
Travis William Knau-
ber, 23, DFS, MVOP,
Matthew William Bab-
cock, 33, Freeport, Battery,
Anthony Quinn At-
kinsdn, 28, Panama City,
DWLSR,
William Francis Cumis-
key, 45, Panama City Beach,
Resisting LEO, obstruction
w/o violence, possession of
controlled substance w/o
prescription, disorderly in-
toxication in public place
causing disturbance,
Jacob Zachery Smith,
30, DFS, Violation of domes-
tic violence injunction,
Gregory Lee Rhodes,
49, DFS, FVOP,
Jordan Maxwell Bish-
op, 21, DFS, MVOP,
Margarita Polanco, 35,
Crestview, FVOP,


Amy Mashawn Saun-
ders, 39, SRB, MVOP,
C.J.H., 17, )FS, Bat-
tery,
Kenneth Earl Bullock.
43, Jackson, Miss., FVOP,
Victor Varela Soriano,
37, SR.B, Violation of non-
resident DL exemption,
Rigoberto Pachero Mar-
tinez. 28, DFS, Operating
motor vehicle w/o valid DL,
Joseph Lamar Brown,
45, Freeport, FTA x2,
April Michelle Zambel-
las, 29. Youngstown, Fla.,
Worthless check,
Kenneth James Pea-
cock, 49, DFS, Possession of
listed chemical w/intent to
manufacture controlled sub-
stance,
Judith Ann Daniels, 69,
Miramnr Beach, DUI,
Charles Isaac Roberts.
31, FWB, Worthless check,
I* evi Earl Cavender, 26,
Freeport, MVOP,
Sara Ann Godwin, 23,
Freeport, FVOP,
S anmes I)avid Bar-
ron, 58, Ireeport, Cruelty
to child, abuse w/o great.
harm,


*Rufino Galarza, 52,
Panama City, Battery dd-
mestic,
Wendell Barry Farley,
43, SRB, DWLSR, giving
false info or report to LEO,'
James Robert Barfield,
36, Niceville, FVOP,
Jeffery Sanford Clen-
ney, 48, DFS, MVOP, bat-
tery domestic by strangula-
tion,
Ramon Monchito Mo-
rales, 40, DFS, FVOP,
Bobbi Dubuisson Ricl-
ardson, 35, Amite, La.,
MVOP,
Michael Brent Huck-
aby, 38, Hernando, Miss,,
Worthless check,
Jody Lee Briley, 32,
Lake Worth, Fla., FVOP,
SKerry Alan Metts, 51,
SRB, Worthless checks x2,.
John Anthony Ma-
ricevich, 54, Baker, Unf-
armed burglary of occupied
dwelling, theft $300 5,00Q,
possession of controlled sul:-
stance w/o prescription,
Robert Anthony Davis-
son, 30, Navarre, MVOP.


CHELCO annual chicken


barbecue set for Nov.19








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THE DeFUNIAK SPRINGS HERALD BREEZE, THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 11,2010


Chautauqua Cruisers host "End of Summer Blowout"
Submitted by "End of Summer Blowout" will benefit local charitable i i "
MARSHA WINEGARNER held under the pecan trees efforts. Refreshments were F,
at the Best Westein Hotel provided by the DeFuniak i


A cold morning did not
prevent car show enthusi-
asts with beautiful models
ranging from a 1926 Model
T to a 2006 Corvette from
displaying their vehicles in
the Chautauqua Cruisers'


in DeFuniak Springs last
Saturday, Nov. 6. There
were 42 cars on display and
many took home a trophy
for either a modified or an
original vehicle.
Proceeds from the show


Springs Police and Fire De-
partment's "Relay for Life"
team and donations totaling
$216, including half of the
"Fifty-Fifty Box," were ac-
cepted to benefit the Cancer
Society.


Little Braves tour the


DFS Police Department


West DeFuniak Elemen- ers received a preview of
tary School kindergarten- police operations on Oct.


LITTLE BRAVES MEET THE LAW as kindergarteners
are greeted by DFSPD officers in a recent tour.


29. Youngsters board school
buses and arrived at De-
Funiak Springs Police head-
quarters for a tour of the
facility. The students were
taken through the building
and shown areas such as
the Interview Room and 911
Communications Center,
where they were advised on
how to call for help.
The Little Braves were
introduced to officers and
shown some of the law en-
forcement equipment used
to help citizens, visitors and
businesses in the communi-
ty. The highlight of the tour
was the opportunity for stu-
dents to get inside a police
car and activate the lights
and siren.

The tour concluded with
the kids getting goodie bags
of educational coloring books
and pencils.


COLD WEATHER DIDN'T stop car enthusiasts from competing in the Chautauqua
Cruisers' End of Summer Blowout.




First Walton County K-Kids

Club chartered at West

DeFuniak Elementary School

On Nov. 4, history was
made in Walton County,
when the DeFuniak Springs
Kiwanis Club hosted the
charter night event for the
first-ever K-Kids Club. The
K-Kids Club of West De- .
Funiak Elementary is the -- K-ids
first of its kind in Walton
County.
K-Kids is the youngest "
and fastest growing service
organization for elementary
students worldwide. These
clubs are 'ideally suited for
students in grades 1 through
5 (ages 6 to 12). K-Kids is a
"student-led" community-
service organization.


KIDS GOTA CHANCE to sit inside a patrol car and activate the lights and siren during
a recent West DeFuniak Elementary tour of DFSPD headquarters.


K-KIDS CLUB OF WEST DEFUNIAK ELEMENTARY
received its charter Nov. 4.








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DEFUNIAK SPRINGS RESIDENT Marlene Smurklo
enjoyed feeding the sheep during this year's farm day: Photo
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JIM COSSON BROUGHT HIS homemade grill and
cooked for approximately 4,000 attendees. Photos by LAN-
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THREE-AND-A-HALF YEAR OLD TWINS ALIZA AND
REILLY MANNON took a moment to pet the sheep. Photo
by LANNA WILLIAMS


Mark Harris Pee Wee


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of undefeated teams.
The defensive war party
was led by Trey Hinkley,
Chubb Gettis, Blayne Wat-
kins, and Devian Lindsey,
who made several tackles in
the South Walton backfield.
Brandon Siples scored on a
5 yard run and 2 yard run to


pace the offense.
The coaching staff of Joe
Proffitt, Jason Howell. Lon-
nie Robinson, and Jared Al-
len expect a very physical
and exciting game against
Niceville and would like to
invite everyone to come see
the future of Walton High
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THE TWO RIVERS BAND brought the picking and grinning to crowds of shoppers courtesy of Naylor Realty.


SSaturday


THIS YOUNG LADY made some fine feathered friends
during the sale on Saturday morning.


Sales

By ALICIA LEONARD
In the last year, Peddler's
Alley and the Sale Around
the Circle have reinvigorat-
ed the downtown DeFuniak
Springs area on the Satur-
day mornings they are held.
The parking lots along Bald-
win Avenue were packed
this past Saturday as holi-
day shoppers and bargain
hunters filled the back al-
leys of DeFuniak Springs, in
search of treasures and sell-


ers got a little extra dough
in their pockets.
A large variety of new
and used merchandise was
spread out on tables, home
baked goods, holiday decora-
tions and lots of fun round-
ed out the well attended
events. Vendors setup their
wares around the lake yard
as well as a steady stream
of shoppers perused the
Sale Around the Circle on a
beautiful fall morning.


HELPFUL SELLERS SUCH as this gentleman made the
Sale Around the Circle a success.


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IF SHOPPERS GOT tired and hungry, they could always
get a delicious box lunch made by Ellen Mayfield during the
Sale Around the Circle.


GORILLAS WERE ON SALE as this one bargain hunter
discovered and couldn't resist picking up a furry friend.


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SHOPPERS LIKE MA-
RIE HINSON found bar-
gains around every turn
during the Sale Around the
Circle this past weekend.


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and tempted anyone with. a sweet tooth.


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Mr. and Mrs. Jim and Leigh Morrison are happy to
announce the upcoming marriage of their daughter,

Elizabeth Belle "Lizzie" Morrison
to
Karl Joseph McClamma

son of Joey and Karen McClamma.
The groom-to-be is a graduate of Walton High School
and is employed by U.S. Air Force Reserves.
The bride-to-be is a graduate of Walton High School.
She is the granddaughter of the late Carroll Missildine
of Montgomery, Ala., and the late James and Maria
Morrison of Clayton, Ala. He is the grandson of the late
Osburn "Mac" and Louise McClamma and Loyce "Slim"
and Laverne Raughton.
A May 2011 wedding is planned.




Re ay Tor I1fe

sche uCedt or rfovemter 13


The 2010 Relay For Life
will start at 8 a.m. on Nov.
13, 2010 in Mossy Head.
This year they will be do-
ing fall photos and everyone
will be able to purchase a
CD of their pictures for $20.
The setting times are by


Americans made their
voices heard in the mid-
term elections and there's
ho doubt what they said.
'We're mad as heck, Demo-
pratic Party, and we're not
going to take it anymore...
so 53 percent of us voted Re-
publican, kind of like when
we were mad at the Repub-
lican Party two years ago
and the exact same number
voted Democrat. Of course
it's not coincidence or tes-
tament to the fact that our
public opinion is as eas-
ily changed as politicians'
bank account numbers. We
thought we should balance
it, to set an example for the
budget."
Voters let it be known
they were unhappy with the
state of the union and econ-
omy, and with fewer than
200 Democrats in the House
for the first time in 60 years,
made no bones about whom
they believe is to blame.
In fact, in a poll one week
before the election 66 per-
cent of voters said they be-
lieve that under Obama and
the Democrats, middle-class
taxes have gone up, the econ-
omy has shrunk, and the
billions lent to banks under
the Troubled Asset Relief
Program are gone, never to
be recovered. In addition to
those convictions, the public
appears to think that health
care reform will increase the
deficit, and unemployment
is where it is because of an
increase in illegal immigra-
tion.
When in fact, Hendrik
Hertzberg, a Harvard, grad-
uate, former speech writer
for Jimmy Carter and po-
litical expert, states, "For 95
percent of us, taxes are ac-
tually lower, cut by around
$400 a year for individuals
and twice that for families.
(The stimulus provided
other tax cuts for people of
modest means, including a
break for college tuition.)
The economy has been grow-
ing, however feebly, for five
straight quarters. Most of
the TARP loans have been
repaid and the rest soon will
be, plus a modest profit for


appointment and will take
approximately twenty min-
utes for each photo shoot.
For more information or
an appointment, contact
Tina Potts at (850) 333-
7408.


the Treasury. And the num-
ber of illegal immigrants
fell by close to a million last
year, thanks in part to more
energetic border enforce-
ment. The health-care law,
the nonpartisan Congressio-
nal Budget Office says, will
bring the deficit down."
Did voters consider this
or even know as so many
marked Republican straight
down the ballot? It's likely
not, since I heard on several
occasions, "I voted Republi-
can straight down because
they are the only ones who
can get us out of debt."
Have these voters consid-
ered their elephant enthusi-
asm gave power to the party
which transformed budget
surpluses into budget defi-
cits, who also propose to in-
flate the debt by hundreds
of billions with a permanent
tax cut for the least needy 2
percent, the richest 1 per-
cent of which claims almost
25 percent of the national
income?
Like Rick Scott, who
spent over $50 million of
his own money to become
Florida's new governor, just
in time for his fraudulent-
ridden multi-billion dollar
healthcare company to fight
healthcare reform. Addition-
ally, Scott has pledged not
to take a salary as Florida's
governor. Sure, there's no
fly in that ointment. Every
good businessman puts up
$50 million, declines a sal-
ary, and plans to get noth-
ing in return but the warm,
fuzzy feeling from doing
public service.

So as Scott and other mas-
ters of saying what the public
wants to hear ride into office
on their great big elephant,
they can smile and wave at
all us voters--the ones who
didn't fact-check, the ones
who didn't examine the ef-
fects or plausibility of their
promises, the ones who got
complacent--and think to
themselves, "Who's the don-
key now?"

Contact Ashley Amason at
aeamason@gmail.com.


THE DeFUNIAK


WILDWOOD (C. 1890) ONE of the oldest and largest
homes in DeFuniak Springs. The home's chain-of-owner-
ship dates back to the colorful "Colonel" W.W. Flournoy who
served as personal attorney to the twentieth Governor of
Florida, Sidney J. Catts. Enjoy a candle light stroll through
this welcoming home.


FOR THOSE WHO WOULD love to find a new use for
something, or just rescue a treasured heirloom, this home
is a must see on the tour. The owner proudly proclaims it
to be a "Bachelor pad" with the comfort and convenience of
everyday living.


AnnuaClTour of -omes 2010 set for December 4


When it, comes to the
holiday season, DeFuniak
Springs puts on a spectacu-
lar show each year. One of
the most anticipated yule-
tide events that usher in
the Christmas season in De-
Funiak Springs is the Annu-


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by Partners in Progress.
The 2010 tour is scheduled
for Saturday, Dec. 4.
This year's Tour of Homes
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Candle Light Tour. Both
tours will include a variety
of architectural styles and
decorative tastes, all daz-
zling in their holiday splen-
dor. Six homes are featured
on the day tour showcasing
the owners' varied decora-
tive styles and vintage an-
tiques. New to the tour, a
true "Bachelor Pad." Its cozy
rooms display a remarkable,
imaginative approach to col-
lecting and repurposing.
This year's tour has add-
ed a special evening Candle
Light Tour which will dis-
play four historic homes
around Circle Drive on
beautiful Lake DeFuniak.
The evening tour, taking
place during the Christmas
Reflections and Festival of


Trees, will include these
special events as you ride
the 'Lil Trolley' between the
evening tour home sites.
Ticket price and time for
the day tour, $16.85 plus
tax. Sites open from noon
to 4 p.m. The Candle Light
Tour, price includes Christ-
mas Reflections, Festival of
Trees and The Lil' Trolley
$18.75 plus tax. Sites open
from 5:30 p.m. 9 p.m.
On the day of the tour
tickets for both tours will be
on sale at the Visitors Cen-
ter on Circle Drive between
the hours of 9 a.m to 3 p.m.
Tickets for the Candle Light
Tour from 4:30 to 7 p.m.
at The United Methodist
Church parking lot on Cres-
cent Street.


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THIS HAY RIDE was one of the favorite featured activities enjoyed by the Mossy Head students at their Fall Fling.


THERE IS NOTHING to compare to the students at- SHOWN HERE AT THE MOSSY HEAD Fall Fling were
tempting to dunk their teacher at the "dunk-a-teacher" students feeding the elephant.
booth.


Mossy Head School held
their third annual Fall Fling
on Friday, Oct. 29.


It was a night of fun activ-
ities, great food, and smiles
with families.


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LOCAL CONTESTANTS pose together at the Derby Tea
Orientation. From (l-r) are Devero Bogart, Nyssa Williams,
Veronica Englett, and Haley Biddle.

Teen andcMiss iforthwest F oridfa

Pageants in 'Marianna this weekend


The Teen Miss and Miss
Northwest Florida pag-
eants will take place this
weekend at Marianna High
School. Both Haley Biddle-
Teen Miss Walton County
and Devero Bogart Teen
Miss DeFuniak Springs will
compete for the title of Teen
Miss Northwest Florida.
Nyssa Williams represent-
ing DeFuniak Springs and
Veronica Englett- Miss Gulf
Coast NWFL will be partici-
pating in the Miss North-
west Florida pageant.
In addition to being a
youth ambassador for this
community, Haley Biddle is
the president of the sopho-
more class at Walton High,
a member of the WHS An-
chor Club and a new mem-
ber of the Key Court at Wal-
ton. Haley is the daughter of
Angle and Horton Biddle.
Devero Bogart, the
daughter of Peter and Te-
resa Bogart, is a junior at
Walton High where she
cheers on the varsity squad,
performs the duties of the
student council treasurer
and stays active as the pres-
ident -elect of the Anchor
Club. Devero is also a dual
enrolled student at North-
west Florida State College.
A member of the class
of 2011, Veronica Englett
stays very involved at Wal-
ton High by being a Braves
Broadcaster, and a member
of the academic team. She
was recently inducted into
the WHS Hall of Fame. Her
parents are Tammy and
James Wilson.
Nyssa Williams, a 2009
WHS graduate, currently
attends Northwest Florida
State College. She was
the 2009 Miss De Funiak
Springs and was awarded
the third runner-up position
at the National Peanut Fes-
tival Pageant that year.Ny-
ssa is the daughter of Les-
age and Skippy Williams.


The Northwest Florida
Pageants are directed by
Jami Daniels, the reigning
Miss Emerald Coast USA.
Both the teen and miss con-
testants compete in a tra-
ditional interview on Sat-
urday morning and a press
conference and an evening
gown segment at the Satur-
day night pageant.
The winner of both pag-
eants will receive a prize
package including several
photo shoots, and a year of
numerous public appearanc-
es throughout the region.


TFing a great success

Some of the activities in- "dunk-a-teacher" booth.
cluded a hay ride, feed the A great time was had by
elephant, and of course, the all.


Friends of

the Library

book sale


rfovember 13

The DeFuniak Springs
Friends of the Library
(FOL) will hold a book sale,
Nov. 13 from 9 a.m. till noon
at the Walton County Fair
Grounds.
There will be hardbacks,
paperbacks, tapes and audio
books.
All proceeds go to the De-
Funiak Springs Library and
they gladly accept dona-
tions.



Community

Calendar

WALTON SENIOR HIGH
CLASS OF 1986 is looking
for classmates for their 25th
class reunion. Call Melissa
Webster at (850)974-1478;
email mwebster@chautau-
quawinery.com or mail to
600 Paradise Island Drive,
DeFuniak Springs, FL.,
32433. Join them on Face-
book "Walton Senior High
Class of 1986."


Life Enrichment
Senior Center
Calendar of Events
Monday Nov. 15, Zumba
for seniors 9:30, bread mak-
ing seminar 10 2 samples
and lunch provided, bridge
players 12:30 4, movie 1
p.m. showing The Way We
Were.
Tuesday Nov. 16, Yoga
with ,June 8:30 a.m. Domi-
nos 10 2 p.m. Bingo 1 p.m.,
Wii in-house bowling tour-
nament 1 p.m., Zumba for
everyone 6:30 p.m.
Wednesday Nov. 17, Ca-
nasta 10:30 a.m. Wii bowl-
ing practice 1 p.m. Creative
writing class 2 p.m. Wii
bowling challenge against
the Walton County Tax Col-
lectors Office 5:15 p.m.
Thursday Nov. 18 Red
Hat Ladies luncheon 11 a.m.
Wii golf play 1 p.m. Bridge
Club plays 6 p.m.
Friday Nov. 19, Walton
County Art League meets to
paint 9 a.m., Lunch Bunch
11 a.m., destination glass
Slipper Tea Cottage in Fort
Walton, Pinochle 1 p.m.
They are located at: 312
College Avenue DeFuniak
Springs, FL 32435.
To contact: (850) 892 8746
seniorcenter@co.walton.
fl.us or www.lifeenrich-
mentseniorcenter.com


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0 Auntie Em


Dear Auntie Em, huh? Well, you actually hit
on a good idea in your let-
My wife and I just recent- ter. Why don't you all meet
ly returned to the area after somewhere and have dinner
being away for many years. together in a restaurant? No
We are happy and excited hurt feelings, and no dishes
to be back in the area, but to clean up. Lots of res-
have already encountered a taurants are open now for
problem with the upcoming Thanksgivingandhavegreat
holidays. My wife's relatives buffets to choose from. If the
and my relatives are both families are not responsive
insisting we come to their to this, then you and your
house for Thanksgiving din- wife go out and enjoy a nice
ner. Both diners are sched- meal, and tell both sides of
uled to start at the same the family you'll drop by to
time, so there is no chance of say hello when you leave the
doing both. We are disagree- restaurant. It's either that,
ing over which, if either, of or one family gets you for
the dinners to attend. Both Thanksgiving and the other
of our families like a good for Christmas, but I think
row to start the holidays the restaurant idea is more
off and we were weary of it mature, less stressful, less
when we moved back. We cleanup and supports a local
would be just as happy to business in the process idea.
go out to grab a bite and not If either side wants to fight
have anyone overdo them- about it, well, they can do it
selves and get to visit with without you can't they?
everyone. Any suggestions? Good luck, God bless and
may the turkey be with you.
Thankful in the Panhandle
Auntie Em

Dear Thankful,
Send your letters to Aun-
Awww, nothing like a tie Em to dfsherald@gmail.
turkey leg throw-down to corn or to P.O. Box 1546, De-
get the holidays kicked off, Funiak Springs, FL. 32435



Annual estivalof

'rees kicks offDecember 4


The 8th annual "Festival
of Trees" sponsored by the
Chautauqua Hall of Broth-
erhood Foundation, Inc.
will be held this year at the
beautiful and historic Chau-
tauqua Building on Circle
Drive.
All are encouraged to be-
come involved by entering
a beautifully decorated tree
and or wreath representing
a business, organization, or
just as an interested indi-
vidual.
The cost of entering a
tree is $50, a wreath is $25,


or both for only $65.
This is a wonderful way
to support the community
as all proceeds go toward the
installation of a much need-
ed elevator in the Chautau-
qua Hall of Brotherhood.
The dates for the display
will be on Saturday Dec. 4,
from 8 a.m. to 9.p.m. and on
Sunday, Dec. 5, from 1 to 9
p.m. It is free and open to
the public and light refresh-
ments will be served.

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call (850)-892-7625.


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ALAQUA UNITED METHODIST CHURCH. The pastor and
congregation invite you to come join us for services at 9 a.m. every
Sunday. Church school for children and coffe fellowship follow the
morning service. Serving the faithful at 4189 Coy Burgess Loope
since 1837. Come to the country for worship. Call Pastor Henry
Martin at (850)892-4860 for more information.

ARGYLE BAPTIST CHURCH, 252 Argyle Church Road, Argyle,
FL invites everyone to attend their services. Sunday School 9:45
a.m. all ages, Church Service 11 a.m., Sunday night 6 p.m. all
ages, Wednesday night 6 p.m.
Pastor James Burnham. Call (850)892-2327, or (850)259-2173.
All are welcome.

BALDWIN AVENUE BAPTIST CHURCH invites you to attend
Sunday School 9:45, Worship Service 11 a.m., Discipleship Train-
ing 5 p.m., Sunday Evening Service 6 p.m., Wednesday Prayer
Service 6:30 p.m. Come and be a part of an awesome ministry
here in your community.

BEECHGROVE CHURCH OF GOD and Pastor D. Wayne
Rickards extend a warm welcome to everyone to attend their regular
services. Sunday School begins at 10 a.m.; morning worship at 11
a.m.; Sunday night services begin at 5 p.m. and Wednesday night
services begin at 6 p.m. The church is located six miles south of
Ponce de Leon on CR 183. For information (850)836-4484.

BIBLE BELIEVERS BAPTIST CHURCH, The congregation and
Pastor Dan Hershey, would like to invite you to come and be a part of
our continuing church growth. If you are looking for a fundamental,
KJV Bible-believing, independent Baptist Church, then we are just
what you are looking for. The preaching is not compromised, it is
straight out of God's Word. The preaching is known to be "old-
fashioned," like it used to be. So, please come join us in worship.
330 North Davis Lane, DFS. Sunday School at 10 a.m. services 11
and 6 p.m. Wednesday night prayer meeting and Bible study 6:30
p.m. 'Teaching the Bible as it is for men as they are."

COMMUNITY HOLINESS CHURCH is located at 971 W.
Live Oak Ave. in DeFuniak Springs. Pastor Howard Taylor and
congregation welcomes you to join Spirit filled worship services
where we'll treat you in so many different ways, you will have to
like some of them. Service each Sunday at 10 a.m. and 6:00 p.m.,
Wednesday night prayer meeting at 7 p.m. All are cordially invited
and welcome. For a ride to church contact (850)892-0706 or (850)
892-4704.

CORNERSTONE CHURCH Come meet and fellowship with
other real people who genuinely love the Lord. Sit under practical
bible teaching and preaching relevant to today's issues. Come let
Jesus Christ heal your body, save your marriage, touch your kids,
and give hope to the broken hearted. Come dressed casual or
Sunday best. All are welcome and will fit in. No ties required. Seekers
welcome. Come see for yourself that we are sound, practical, God
loving people who center our lives around the person of Jesus
Christ and a solid approach to the Holy Scriptures. We do pray for
the sick and needy, and believe in the bible gospel of power to meet
the human need. Sunday Worship: 10 a.m. and Wednesday night
classes begin at 6:30 p.m., Teens: Wednesday nights, Children's
'Church: Sunday mornings and Wednesday nights. Cornerstone
Church is located at 2044 Hwy. 83, two miles north of DeFuniak
Springs. Ph.(850) 892-2240.

EUCHEE VALLEY PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH is located in the
Euchee Valley Community at the intersection of County Hwys. 183
South and 280 East.
We cordially invite you to come and worship with us and make
us your church home. Sunday School begins for all ages at 9:45
a.m. followed by morning worship at 11 a.m. Nursery provided.

FIRST APOSTOLIC CHURCH at 440 Orange Ave. Church
attendance doesn't have to be dull, mundane or feel like just an
added burden to your life! You can attend a church service in which
you feel both welcomed and loved, as well as be challenged by
the powerful preaching of God's Word. The church family of the
First Apostolic Church embraces the doctrine of the early Apostles
and their preaching as recorded in the Book of Acts and other
New Testament teachings. Sunday Services begin at 10 a.m. with
Sunday school for the children and a spirt-filled worship for adults.
Sunday evening service begins at 5:30 with prayer, with worship
and preaching beginning at 6 p.m. Wednesday night bible study
begins at 7 p.m. and we offer family prayer on Thursday from 6 p.m
to 7 p.m. each week. Not able to physically attend? Hear sermons
posted on our website at www.defuniakapostolic.com. Come and
experience church the way God started it all in the New Testament!
If you have any questions or need ministry assistance, please feel
free to call the church office at (850) 892-7882. Rev. David W. King,
Pastor.

FIRST ASSEMBLY OF GOD of DeFuniak Springs, located
at 461 Van Buren Avenue, Pastor Michael F. Tadlock, his wife,
Amy and Son, Hayden would like to extend an invitation for all
to come join us as we celebrate the presence of the Lord Jesus
Christ through Spirit filled worship & annointed preaching!! Sunday
School begins at 9:30 a.m., followed by Morning Worship at 10:30
a.m. Sunday evening service is at 6 p.m. and Wednesday evening
service begins at 6:30 p.m. Youth Ministry Services are held every
Wednesday evening at 7 p.m. Please come and worship with us.

FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH OF DEFUNIAK SPRINGS, 216 East
Live Oak Avenue. We cordially invite you to join our "Fellowship
of Encouragement" and come for Worship and Bible Study at the
following times: Sunday Bible Study (9:15 a.m.), Morning worship
(10:30 a.m.), discipleship studies (5 p.m.) and evening worship
(6:00 p.m.) You are also encouraged to join us for prayer meeting
at 6 p.m. on Wednesdays, and come early for fellowship dinners.
Call the church office, (850) 892-2722, for details. Visit our webpage
at www.fbcdfs.org.

The members of FIRST LUTHERAN CHURCH warmly invite
you to worship with us this Sunday at 9:30 a.m. Then stay for
,refreshments and adult Bible Study and children's Sunday School.
:Our Pastor, Reverend Jack Betz, speaks from the Gospel each
;Sunday of Jesus' love for each of us. We are known throughout
our community as a friendly and serving Church that welcomes
;newcomers. We are located on U.S. 331, very near the Florida line
[24213 5th Avenue] in Florala, Alabama. If you wish, call us at (334)
:858-3515 for more specific directions.

FIRST PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH OF DEFUNIAK SPRINGS,
:1063 Circle Drive, invites the public to join them throughout the
week for worship, fellowship, study and service. A men's fellow-
ship group and Presbyterian women meet monthly for fellowship
and Bible study. Children's and youth activities are announced. Call
for information. Sunday (nursery provided from 9:30 a.m.-12 p.m.)
9:30 a.m. Songfest for everyone 9:45 a.m. Sunday school for all
ages. 11 a.m. morning worship. Wednesday 3:30 p.m. Presbyterian
youth fellowship. 6:30 p.m. Chancel choir rehearsal.
First and third Wednesday, 9 a.m. 12 p.m. KID'S CLOSET to
provide basic necessities to children of Walton County families in
need.
First Presbyterian is a community of disciples of Jesus Christ who
are committed to being an inclusive faith community, where per-
,sons from all walks of life feel comfortable worshiping and working
'together. If you're looking for a church home, we invite you to come
:visit us. Church office phone number 892-5832. email:fpcdfs@em-
;barqmail.com Website: fpcdfs.com

FIRST UNITED METHODIST CHURCH OF DEFUNIAK
SPRINGS, located at 88 Circle Drive, Rev. Robert West, staff
and congregation wish to invite you to join our family for activities
on Sunday beginning with Contemporary Worship Service in the
;sanctuary at 8:45 a.m.; Traditional Worship Service at 11 a.m. with


Children's Church (Pre-K to third grade) provided for both services;
Vesper service at 6:30 p.m. in the Chapel. Communion is observed
at both morning services on first Sunday and Sunday School for all
ages at 9:45 a.m. Children's Sunday school (k-6th) is "JAM" (Jesus
and Me) is the Multi-Dimensional Learning program with children
rotating to different workshops (art, computer, cooking/science,
games, storytelling/movie) each Sunday "learning by doing". Other
opportunities on Sunday include: Sr. High Youth Fellowship at 4 p.m..;
Jr. High Youth Fellowship and Children (HIS Kids Club) at 3:30 p.m.;
Food pantry every 3rd Sat. 7-9 a.m. For more information, call (850)
892-5332, 892-5128 e-mail fumcdfs@embarqmail.com website www.
fumcdefuniaksprings.org.

FIRST UNITED PENTECOSTAL CHURCH OF WESTVILLE, 2100
Highway 90 West, Westville. Pastor Jasoh Campbell and the Westville
church family invite you to come to a place where Pentecost is an
experience, not a thing of the past. We offer a friendly environment
with annointed preaching and singing, Our Sunday morning services
begin at 10 a.m. and our Sunday evening service begins at 5 p.m. Our
Wednesday evening service begins at 7 p.m. We also offer children's
church on Wednesday at 7 p.m. Come experience the power of the
Holy Ghost just like early church did in the Book of Acts. For more
information call, (850) 548-5898 or(850) 892-7499.

FREEDOM FELLOWSHIP INTERNATIONAL is a non-
denominational church filled with excitement about what the future
holds and a sincere hunger for the outpouring of the Spirit of God. We
are a church where God's presence is never taken for granted and
neither are you. Freedom Fellowship is a church looking for a people
"who will humble themselves before God and seek His ways." 2Chr.
7:14, Pastor Dennis Grey II invites your family to be a part of our family
each Sunday at 10:30 a.m. Casual dress / Contemporary Worship. We
are now meeting at the Continental Worship Center located at 2132
U.S. 90 across from the DeFuniak Springs Airport.

FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH OF FREEPORT 430 Kylea Laird Dr.,
Freeport, Fl. Pastor Ken Coots would like to extend an invitation to one
and all to come and "Worship"the Lord Jesus Christ with us, as we
seek His perfect will. Bible Study for all ages commences at 8:45 a.m.
each Sunday. Sunday a.m. worship service begins at 10 a.m., and
Sunday p.m. service at 5 p.m.. The Wednesday p.m. prayer service
begins at 6 p.m.. Both the Sunday p.m. and Wednesday p.m. prayer
services are being held in the Fellowship Hall. Explicit Bible doctrine
is the continuous thread during both evenings. We at FBC Freeport
are strong advocates of Romans 10:17, "Faith cometh by hearing and
hearing by the Word of God." Hope and pray to see all there (850)
835-2742 (850) 774-8327.

FIRST CHRISTIAN CHURCH (formerly the Concerned Chris-
tian Church) desires to reproduce in doctrine, in life and practice,
the Church founded by Christ. Our position may be summarized as
"where the Bible speaks, we speak" and "where the Bible is silent, we
are silent," we invite you to join us and help spread the message of
Christ in our community. Sunday School (all ages) at 10 a.m. and wor-
ship (including Childrens' Church) starts at 11 a.m. Nursery available.
Our minister is John Dixon and the church is located on U.S. 90, 2.4
miles west of the intersection of U.S. 90 and U.S. 331 North.

FREEPORT ASSEMBLY OF GOD, 17457 U.S. 331 S. Sunday
services: Learning Center 9:45 a.m. Morning worship 10:45 a.m. Hear
the series "Galatians-Christ in You;" Wednesday 7 p.m.-Hear the series
"Preaching through the Psalms." Nursery available. Phone 865-4068
for more information.

FREEPORT UNITED METHODIST CHURCH, 174 Harrison Street,
(corner of Bayloop & Harrison St.) Freeport, Fl. 32439 Office 850-
880-6633, Parsonage 850-835-2261, Pastor's Cell Phone 850-225-
4914 Dr. Charles Satterwhite, Pastor. Please come worship with us.
Rev. Dr. G Charles Sattewhite, Pastor announces that we are having
blended services which include both Contemporary and Traditional
services, these services are geared to reach both t he seeker, and
the growing church member, as well as the established member. WE
are excited about what God is doing at the Freeport UMC. Our service
times are 9:00 a.m. for Bible Study, and children's hour, our Worship
time is 10:00 a.m. Sunday Evening Worship in Song 4:00 p.m., Prayer
Meeting Wednesday 6:00 p.m., Our Ladies meet every other Tuesday
Night 6:00 p.m., We have a Gospel Singing Jubilee on the 1st Saturday
of every month 6:00 p.m. (Open Mic). Come be with us. "a short drive-
for a life changing experience."

FRIENDSHIP BAPTIST CHURCH, 2415 County Hwy. 1883, De-
Funiak Springs is a friendly little country church that welcomes all
visitors. Everyone is invited to worship with the congregation. Sun-
day school starts at 9:15 a.m. Sunday morning worship is at 10:30
a.m. and Sunday evening services are at 5 p.m. Wednesday we have
prayer meeting starting at 6:30 p.m. and children's mission program
and Bible drill program. Every fifth Sunday, we have special music
followed by "Dinner on the Grounds." We have a nursery for 0-3 and
Children's Church for ages 3 through the first grade.
Missions are very important to Friendship. We have Men's, Wom-
en's and children's mission program. Our pastor is Johnmark Brown.
We extend a heartfelt welcome for you to come and join with us in wor-
ship and fellowship. For any questions please call (850)859-2287.

GLENDALE PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH (GPC) Pastor Keith An-
drews and the congregation of GPC invite you to come and worship
with them. At GPC, you'll find teaching that's biblical, practical, and
encouraging; worship that's exciting, joyous, and Christ-honoring; and
fellowship that's warm and personal. Sunday: Sunday School (all
ages) at 9:30 a.m. Worship and Kidz Klub at 11 a.m. Ignitel (Youth)
at various locations from 5 7 p.m. Wednesday: Transformation
(Bible study for men and women) at 6:30 p.m. GPC is located about
10 minutes north of DeFuniak Springs on SR-83N. Find out more on
the web at www.glendalechurch.org or call (850)859-0080.

GRACE COMMUNITY CHURCH is located one mile north of High-
way 90 on Laird Road. Laird Road is west of Mossy Head just before
the Okaloosa County line. Grace Community is a church committed to
historical Southern Baptist principles and believes that the Church is
called, not to reflect its culture, but to shape it. We believe that faith
must be lived as well as affirmed, therefore, right living derives from
right believing. We hold to a high view of Scripture believing the Bible
as our final authority and that it "stands in judgement of us, never do
we stand in judgement of it." Sunday morning worship begins at 9:45
a.m. with Sunday School at 11 a.m. and evening bible study at 6 p.m.
Friday night home Bible study at 6:30 p.m. If you are tired of playing
church, come help us shape the culture where we are "learning God's
will one verse at a time."

HARMONY FELLOWSHIP CHURCH and Pastor Donel Davidson
together with his family welcome all to worship God in spirit and in
truth, at 974 Adams Road, DeFuniak Springs.
Church services will begin with Sunday School at 10 a.m.; Sunday
morning worship at 11 a.m.; Sunday evening at 5 p.m., and Wednes-
day evening 6:30 p.m. Directions: U.S.331 N turn on to Williams Road
go about 3.3 miles to Adams Road, turn right onto Adams go about
9/10 of a mile to church. U.S. 90 turn onto CR-1087 in the Mossy
Head area go to Williams Road, turn right onto Williams about 2.8
miles to Adams Road, turn left onto Adams go 9/10 of a mile to church.
From CR-1087 out of New Harmony turn left onto Adams Road and
go 9/10 of a mile to church. For more information, call the pastorium
phone number at (850) 834-2017.

INDIAN CREEK BAPTIST CHURCH, Highway 280-A, 4.5 miles
south of DeFuniak Springs, cordially invites you to come and worship
with us in Sunday School at 9:45 a.m. and Sunday Worship services,
at 10:45 a.m. and 6 p.m. Wednesday night Bible study is at 6 p.m.
Pastor Scot Keppel and the congregation extends a very special
welcome to come visit or make us your church home. We practice
"Love one another". A nursery is provided.

NEW HARMONY BAPTIST CHURCH is located at 2281 County
Hwy. 2A, DeFuniak Springs, FL. only nine miles north of Hwy. 90 on


Rt. 1087 from Mossy Head. Pastor Todd Camp would like to invite
you to worship with us during any of our exciting weekly services.
We are a family church that loves Jesus! Our Sunday School hour
is from 9:45 a.m. 10:45 a.m. followed by our morning worship
service at 11 a.m. Nursery and children's church are provided. Our
Sunday evening service begins at 6 p.m., as we "study to show
ourselves approved unto God." On Wednesday evenings at 7
p.m. we have a dynamic children's program, youth meeting, ladies
ministry, and adult prayer and Bible study service. The church also
offers affordable daycare services. Monday-Friday. We are a Bible
church committed to seeing God change lives in the power of the
Holy Spirit. Come and be a part of what the Lord is doing at New
Harmony Baptist Church. Call for more information at (850) 834-
2871.

OUTREACH FOR CHRIST CHURCH 6753 State Hwy 2 East,
Darlington, FL.. We are reaching out to the lost, hurting, hungry,
and naked. Pastor Rev. Curtis Manning and his congregation would
like to invite you to attend services with them. Sunday School for
all ages is at 10 a.m., and Sunday Morning worship is at 11 a.m.;
Sunday evening services will be at 5 p.m.; Wednesday night prayer
and teaching is at 6 p.m.; Come enjoy our anointed praise and
worship and be encouraged with Holy Ghost filled preaching and
teaching of God's Word. For more information call ( 850 ) 892-
2048.

PASTOR BILL HUNTER AND THE CONGREGATION OF THE
BLACK CREEK UNITED METHODIST CHURCH, "the Church in
the Wildwood," invites you to come and worship with us just as you
are. Black Creek UMC is located five miles east of Freeport at 278
Memorial Lane. (If you need directions, please call (850)859-2366
or (850)830-1497. We are a church body who loves people and
who also loves to hear the word of God preached. If you sing and/
or play a musical instrument and would like to share your talents)
please come and join us. Make plans now to attend Sunday school
at 10 a.m., Morning Worship at 11 a,m., and Evening Worship at
6 p.m. Rev. Bill may be reached at (850)859-2366 or (850)830-
1497.

PLEASANT RIDGE BAPTIST CHURCH, DeFuniak Springs.
Located one mile south of Bob Sikes Road at 1015 Pleasant Ridge
Rd. extends a special invitation for you to join us to worship the
Lord and study His Word at the following times: Sunday Breakfast/
Fellowship (8:45); age appropriate Sunday Bible Study (9:15);
Morning Worship (10:30); Discipleship training (5 p.m.) and Evening
Worship (6 p.m.); Wednesday (6 p.m.) adult Bible study and youth
activities. Participate in meaningful worship with family and friends.
Call (850) 892-3500 for more information.

PLEASANT GROVE BAPTIST CHURCH located at the
intersection of Hwy. 1883 & 183 invites you to Sunday School 9:45
a.m., Worship Service 11 a.m., Discipleship Training at 5 p.m.,
Evening Service 6 p.m., Prayer Meeting Wed. 7 p.m. Please come
worship God with us.

PORTLAND UNITED METHODIST CHURCH welcomes you!
We are here for you and hope you will bless us with y our presence
as we worship God and live in the community together. We're
different, and seeking new ways to be the church God call us to
be. We focus on prayer, fellowship, study, missions and worship. A
variety of activities are going on weekly. We have Sunday school
for adults and youth. Worship at 11 a.m. and a new contemplative
prayer service beginning in September at 8:30 a.m., nursery
provided. Youth meet on Wednesday along with dinner and adult
Bible studies at 6 p.m. For more information call (850)-307-2009.

SAINT JOHN MISSIONARY CHURCH family and Pastor Rev.
Carl Jett invite everyone to come join them for worship. Sunday
School is held at 9:45 a.m. each Sunday morning; morning wor-
ship at 11 a.m.; Bible study/prayer meeting 5:30 p.m. Wednesday
evenings. Come and hear the word, nothing added, nothing taken
away. "YOU WILL BE BLESSED!" The church is located in the Eu-
chee Valley Community on CR-183 S across from the Pleasant
Grove Presbyterian Church and Cemetery. Pd June -Sept.

SOUTHWIDE BAPTIST CHURCH, 1307 County Hwy 278,
DeFuniak Springs, Fla. Sunday School 8:45 a.m.; Morning Worship
10 a.m.; Puppets, Children's and Adult Choir 4 p.m.; Evening Adult
Bible Study, Youth Bible Study, and Children's Mission Classes 5
p.m.; Sunday Evening Worship at 6 p.m. Wednesday mid-week
worship service and AWANA 6:30 p.m. Sign language interpretation
for the deaf provided at all services. Southwide Baptist Church has
classes and activities for all ages: Youth Group, Royal Ambassadors,
Girls in Action, Acteens, Adult Choir, Women on Mission, Paintball
(ages 10+ every third Saturday of the month), AWANA (3yrs-
12th Grade), and sign language classes for all ages. Pastor William
Whaley invites everyone to come and hear the saving word of God.
Directions: from DeFuniak take U.S. 331 S. turn right on first road
(Coy Burgess Loop) past 1-10. Southwide Baptist Church is located
1.5 miles on the left at intersection of Coy Burgess Loop and Millard
Gainey Road. Call (850) 892-3835 for more information or for
directions.

ST. AGATHA'S EPISCOPAL CHURCH is a historic.mission
located at 144 Circle Drive in DeFuniak Springs. Sunday schedule:
9 a.m. Bible study in the vicarage and 10:15 a.m. Eucharist in the
church. A COMMUNITY "CENTERING PRAYER GROUP" meets
each Saturday morning at 10 a.m. in the church. All are invited.
Annual church "Around the Circle" sale will be held Saturday,
November 6. From December through May COMMUNITY FIFTH
SATURDAY BREAKFASTS are served in the parish hall from 7 am.
till 11 a.m. St. Agatha's is the home of the Lakeside Concert series.
The Vicar is The Rev. John C. Scott, Mdiv. For more information
call (850) 892-9754

ST MARGARET CATHOLIC CHURCH, 247 U.S. Highway 331
N., P.O. Box 590, DeFuniak Springs, FL 32435, Phone: (850)
892-9247. Mass Schedule: Monday Friday, 8:30 a.m.; Thursday,
6:30 p.m. Vigil Saturday at 5 p.m.; Sunday, 11 a.m.; Holy Days of
Obligation 8:30 a.m., 6:30 p.m. Rev. Richard Dawson, pastor.

THE SOLID ROCK COMMUNITY CHURCH and its congrega-
tion cordially invite you to attend services with us. Sunday School
is at 10 a.m. Sunday Evening Services are at 6:00 pm. Wednes-
day Services are at 7 p.m. The church is located at 26 Joe Ander-
son Road (Hwy 83 North). Our pastor is Rev. Larry Murphy. Please
come ready to worship and expecting a blessing!

VICTORY LIGHTHOUSE ASSEMBLY OF GOD, Highway 90
at the Mossy Head Community Center across from the Mossy
Head General Store. We would like to extend to all an invitation to
come and join us and be blessed. We are a church dedicated to
serving Jesus and spreading His wonderful word. Let us share the
light of God's word with you. Sunday School begins at 9:45 a.m.,
followed by Morning Worship at 11 a.m. Each Sunday we have a
fellowship lunch on the grounds, all are invited. Sunday afternoon
service begins about 1:30 p.m. Friday evening service 7 p.m. -
prayer, Royal Rangers, Missionettes and Adult Bible Study followed
by prayer time. Pastor is Thomas Adamson, Children's Ministries
Kevin Chilcutt. For more information call 892-3817 or 652-4610.
Website www.victorylighthouse church.org.

WESLEY MEMORIAL UNITED METHODIST CHURCH, corner
of Live Oak and 21st Street, DeFuniak Springs, FL. "Open Hearts,
Open Minds, Open Doors," Pastor David Wilson. Sunday School
9 a.m., Morning Worship 10 a.m. The small church by the side of


the road with a cross over the entrance, longing to extend the love
and peace of God to any wayfarer or pilgrim seeking a rest from
this world of strife and despair. A place where common people can
assemble for simple worship and experience the Presence of God
in their midst. "For where two or three are gathered together in my
name, there am I in the midst of them." Matthew 18:20 K.J.V. "The
devil wins a skirmish with a roar, but we belong to HIM who wins the
war."


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THE DeFUNIAK SPRINGS HERALD BREEZE, THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 11,2010
Well Fed with Ashley Amason


El Mercado keeps it simple


The recently opened El
Mercado, located on U.S. 90
in DeFuniak Springs across
from Regions Bank is now
plating fresh Mexican fare,
friendly service, and a touch
of nostalgia.
Entering El Mercado, a
dozen or so tables sit to the
right by a wall lined with
a drink cooler and some
shelves offering wares. To
the left, a cash register.
The simplicity of design is
carried over to its menu,
offering burritos, tacos, en-
chiladas and other favorites
typical of Mexican restau-
LIKE KOSHER COKE, rants.
Mexican Coca-Cola is ap- Hearty, warm tortilla
parently true to the original chips made their way to the
recipe, using sugar rather table, with a meager dish of
than corn syrup. salsa. The chips were thick


and just salty enough (I sus-
pect the tortillas are cut into
strips and fried in-house),
and although the salsa had
a subtle kick, enough to sur-
prise the tongue without
alienating those with mild-
er taste buds, it was watery
and impossible to keep on
the chip from dip to lips.
With the place to myself
at one in the afternoon, I
chose the taco and burrito
with rice and beans lunch
special, which at $6.49 and
non-inclusive of a drink is a
bit pricey for our area. Set-
tling on an old-fashioned
glass bottle of Coke ($1.99)
from the cooler, I merrily
sipped away, reminded of
days spent at my grand-
mother's deli where a vin-


tage Coke box offered only
glass bottles. Liter bottles
of Sprite, Pepsi and special-
ty Mexican sodas are avail-
able as well.
A short time later, a small
burrito and taco arrived with
the generous offer of any-
thing else I needed. Pulled
chicken, seemingly unmari-
nated, lettuce, tomato, sour
cream, and beans were piled
into a flour tortilla, flanked
by rice and refried beans.
Although the portions are
smaller than typical Mexi-
can cuisine, they are more
in line with a healthful por-
tion and leave one satisfied
not overfilled. Likewise my
plate and fingers weren't
soaked in a greasy mari-
nade as at most other Mexi-


THE TACO and burrito lunch special is a back-to-basics
dish.

can restaurants. groceries, toys, over the
Other items on the menu counter medications, and
are in a similar price range, even car accessories, mak-:
with a la carte fare for $2- ing it a true market medley..
$4. Aside from its no frills El Mercado is located
menu, El Mercado offers at 254 U.S. 90 and can b6
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The Soap Pedaler


visits DFS Garden Club.


By JEFFREY POWELL
The DeFuniak Springs
Garden Club got up to some
good clean fun on Wednes-
day, Nov. 3 as The Soap
Pedaler Celeste Cobena vis-
ited the group. Cobena, a
Santa Rosa Beach resident,
demonstrated the process of
making homemade soap, a
hobby which has blossomed
into a business.
"I have been doing this
for about 12 years now,"
said Cobena. "Prior to mak-
ing my soap I had always
made Christmas candy and
I needed a hobby that would
not make me gain weight. I
had a book about soap-mak-


ing and decided to give it a
try."
Since that first experi-
ment Cobena has honed her
soap-making skills and ac-
quired additional molds and
cutters to made the process
more conducive to selling
her product. She now sells
her soaps in local stores and
at the Farmer's Market at
Seaside. She also does a fair
amount of wholesale distri-
bution.
Cobena's business name
was derived from the fact
that she delivers her product
by bicycle when possible.
"I have been doing pretty
well at the farmer's mar-


-i
ket," she said. "I ride my:
bike down there and have:
some fun with it."
As part of her presenta-
tion, Cobena made a large;
block of soap with lemon
grass, rosemary, lavender:
and orange fragrances.
"Celeste made a great
presentation today," said'
DFS Garden Club member:
Liz Sinclair. "This is learn-:
ing in a pleasurable setting:.
I think our members enjoy
having guest speakers and
having The Soap Pedaler
visit was a pleasure."
Cobena can be reached at
soappedaler@mchi.com


SOAP PEDALER CELESTE COBENA explains the process of making her homemade
soaps. (Photo by Jeffrey Powell)


1 COMMUNITY CALENDAR
SEARCHING FOR ANCESTORS- In 1942, were local citizens, their parents, grand:
parents and ancestors homesteaded in the area known today as Eglin Air Force Base Res-
ervation? The "Project Group" is seeking to contact all descendants,,Their story has never
been told, explaining the hardships the relocated families endured. They want each story
to be included in a future publication about these families. They have monthly meetings:
to discuss this with other survivors. Survivors or descendants should call (850) 951-89474:
(850) 897-2145, or (850)548-5353.


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The First United Meth-
odist Church would like to
thank the community for
their support of our "Pump-
kin Patch" during the month


of October. With your help
we are able to support the
local Boys & Girls Club,
Methodist Church's Home,
the children of Ecuador,


Children's Volunteer Health
Network and scholarships
for summer camp for our
children.
Thank you.


Indian Creek Baptist church to

host Fall Festival November 13


Solid Rockers Puppeteers to be performing

at Southwide Baptist Church November 13


Indian Creek Baptist
Church will be having a Fall
Festival on Saturday, Nov.
13 from 12-4 p.m. There
will be lots of games, plus a


hayride. Several varieties of
chili will be the food fare.
The church is located five
miles east of town at 3964
CR-280A. (S 2nd Street).


Everyone is invited to
come and bring friends for
an afternoon of fun and fel-
lowship.


The Solid Rockers Pup-
peteers will be appearing at
Southwide Baptist Church's
Fall Festival Saturday, Nov.
13. The festival will begin at
3 p.m. Come out for games,


cake walk, hot dog and pie
eating contests, hayride and
much more.
Southwide Baptist
Church is located at 1307
Coy Burgess Loop (turn


by McDonalds) DeFuniak
Springs, FL.
For more information call
the church office at (850)892-
3835.


Darlington Baptist Church host revival


Revival Services at Dar-
lington Baptist Church Nov.
14-17 with Sunday morning
services starting at 11 a.m.,


Sunday night at 5 p.m.,
Monday through Wednes-
day starting at 7 p.m.
Guest preacher will be Lar-


ry Sweat Sr., and leading
worship will be Larry Go-
million.
Everyone is invited.


Union Springs Missionary Baptist Church
to celebrate 155th church anniversary Nov. 28


The Rev. A.M. Johnson
and congregation cordially
invite everyone to Union
.Snri N Mi c5nn aw Raintist


Church to celebrate their
155th church anniversary
and homecoming on Nov. 28,
nf q n m, nn f1k fn,,iirtl din-


day. Union Springs Mission-
ary Baptist Church is locat-
ed at 416 Rail Road Street
in DTP.i~iniq T ,nringr.y


Dig out the overalls, bonnets
and aprons for a aood time


Sandy Creek Baptist Church to


p g y at p.m. on t e our un- n e una p g .
host an Old Time Day Nov. 13
Ferst Lutheran Church of Florala
Sand Creek Ba tist d Th S t J u Sin f


to host yard/bake goods /craft sale


The First Lutheran
Church invites everyone
to their indoor yard/bake
goods/craft items sales.
It will be held rain or
shine on Saturday, Nov. 13,
from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. The-
yard sale items will include
household items, clothing,
books, plants and treasures


for everyone. There will
also will be a large selection
of baked goods and hand-
made crafts for Thanksgiv-
ing, Christmas, and birth-
days, etc. Come to shop for
bargains or for just good
Christian fellowship.
Lunch of hamburgers or
hotdogs, chips, and soda,


will all be provided at rea-
sonable prices.
First Lutheran is locat-
ed at 24512 Fifth Avenue
in Florala, AL, close to the
Florida and Alabama state
line on U.S. 331.
For more information call
(850)859-1046.


Solid Rock Community Church

to host Boston Butt sale Nov. 20


The Solid Rock Commu-
nity Church will be having a
Boston Butt/Rib Sale on Sat-
urday, Nov. 20. Butts are


$20, ribs are $15. To place
an order call (850)859-2592,
(850)859-2353, or (850)892-
2253. They will be available


for pick up at the church
located on SR-83 N at the
corner of Joe Anderson Rd
in DeFuniak Springs.


First Presbyterian Church of Florala

to host a community fellowship meal


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Church is having an Old
Time Day on Saturday, Nov.
13 from 2 6 p.m. Music will
be provided by The Stafford


ers. There will be games,
pony ridges, hay rides and
much more. "Good Eatin"
dinner will be served around


4 p.MLl. uvera.Ll L i.Ir men aL.J
bonnets and aprons for
women are welcome.
The public is invited.


November 14 "Meet Lottie Moon"

A special presentation of Lottie Moon

will be presented at Southwide BC


Meet Lottie Moon, a dra-
matization of the life of
one of Southern Baptist's
most famous foreign mis-
sionaries. will be presented
by Mrs. Gail Hartzog on
Sunday, Nov. 141. 2010 at 6
p.m. at Southwide Baptist
Church.
Hartzog is a member
of First Baptist Church of
Marianna, Fla.. and is em-
ployed as Associate Dean of
Development and Planning
at Chipola College. Hart-
zog appears each Christmas
season in churches through-


out the south presenting
a monologue on the life of
Charlotte (Lottie) Digges
Moon. a missionary who
served 40 years in China.
Throughout the mono-
logue Miss Moon is shown as
a daughter of the southern
tradition in Virginia, as a
teacher in Cartersville, Ga.,
and as a dedicated worker
among the Chinese from
1873, when she first arrived.
until 1912, when she died of
starvation as a result of her
sacrifices for the people with
whom she worked.


The Lottie Moon Christ-
mas Offering is the largest
mission offering taken dur-
ing the year in Southern
Baptist churches. Southern
Baptist's goal is to raise over
$175 million dollars to pro-
vide support for over 5100
international missionaries
in 120 countries.
Southwide Baptist
Church is located at 1307
Coy Burgess Loop (turn
by McDonalds) DeFuniak
Springs, FL. For more in-
formation call the church of-
fice at (850)892-3835.


The 1st Presbyterian
Church of Florala, Ala.,
will be hosting a commu-
nity happening this Sun-
day, Nov. 14. There will be


Guard the good deposit
that was entrusted to you--
guard it with the help of the
Holy Spirit who lives in us,
2 Timothy 1:14 (NIV).
We in America, and
around the world like to
think our banks are safe
and our deposits are secure.
However, 140 banks in the
USA failed last year, and
many more failed around
the world.
In the United States, the
FDIC bailed out depositors
to the tune of over $38 bil-
lion.


a fellowship meal after the
service at the ED Center at
noon. Join them for worship
at 11 a.m and dinner after
the service. There will be no


The number of banks
on the FDIC's confidential
problem list is reportedly
more than 700.
Like banks, we are living
banks into which the Lord is
depositing His Son, His Spir-
it, His Word, and His grace.
The Bible says that God has
put His Spirit in our hearts
as a deposit, guaranteeing
what is to come (2 Corinthi-
ans 1:22; Ephesians 1:14).
We're to guard the good
deposit entrusted to us. That
means we must be shrewd
and disciplined managers of
our time, treasure, and tal-


evening service.
For more information call
Pastor David McMillian at
(334)858-3865.


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expressing itself
through love.


Rev. Dr. G. Charles Satter-
white, Pastor


ents.
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carefully so the enemy can-
not creep in to steal, kill, or
destroy.
Treasure the deposits
that God is making into
your life.
The banks of the world
may fail, but God's invest-
ments are secure and limit-
less.
When you "deposit" your
life with God, you have
nothing to fear; for He is
able to keep you stable in an
unstable economy.
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Smith


Deborah Ann Slay Smith,
age 46 of Mossy Head, Fla.
died as the result of injuries
sustained in an automobile
accident Wednesday, Nov. 3,
2010. She was born May 21,
1964 in DeFuniak Springs
the daughter of Odie and


Michael Lapinski, 61,
of Plant City, Fla., passed
away on Nov. 1, 2010.
He was preceded in death
by his parents, Ted Lap-
inski and Nancy (Lapin-
ski) Schiefelbein and Roy
Schiefelbein.
Survivors include his
wife, Donna Lapinski of
Plant city; son, Scott A.
Lapinski (Christina); grand-
children, Aaron and Gillian
of Dallas, Texas, Jeffrey M.
Lapinski and wife, Sheila,
Savannah, Logan and Ad-
dison of San Diego, Calif.;
sister, Mary and husband,


Faye Slay. A lifelong resi-
dent of the area she gradu-
ated from Walton Senior
High School with the Class
of 1982.
Among survivors are her
parents, her son, Donovan
Smith, her brother, Tobby
and wife Tina. Her sister,
Wanda Lynn Davis, five
nieces and two nephews also
survive.
A time of visitation was
held Friday, Nov. 5, 2010
from 6 until 8 p.m. in Jerry
Evans Chapel. Funeral ser-
vices were held Saturday,
Nov. 6, 2010 in Jerry Evans
Chapel with Pastor Charles
Crawford officiating. Burial
followed in Paxton Cem-
etery. Friends and family
may go on line to view obitu-
aries, offer condolences and
sign the guest register at
jerryevansfuneralhome.com


Thank You
The family of Mavis Brannon Foreman, wishes to express
their sincere appreciation for the love and kindness shown
to them during the sickness and death of their mother. The
many flowers, food, visits and cards were a true testament
of the way mother lived her life, always giving a helping
hand to those less fortunate. The kindness shown will nev-
er be forgotten.
A special thanks to the Health Care of Destin formerly
Delta Health Care. Dr. Howell and staff and Regency Hos-
pice (Tim), a simple thank you doesn't seem to be enough
because to us and mother (MaMa) you were family and we
grew to love you for the great care you took of MaMa. To
Mrs. Susie Stelle whom MaMa came to love as a daugh-
ter and she adopted MaMa as her mother, we want to say
thanks to you for your loving care of MaMa.
We will always cherish our visits with MaMa, staff and
other residents at the Health Care of Destin.

We Love you all.
The family of Mavis Brannon Foreman,


John Dornbrack of Krone-
wetter, Wis.; brothers, Roy
and wife, Bonnie of Schiefel-
bein of Mosinee, Wis., Rob-
ert and wife, Chris Schiebel-
bein of Rib Mountain, Wis.;
three nieces and three neph-
ews.
Military honors were held
graveside at Florida Nation-
al Cemetery in Bushnell,
Fla., at 1 p.m. on Friday,
Nov. 5, 2010.
Arrangements under the
direction of Wells Memorial
Funeral Home, Plant City,
Fla.


LaJeunesse

Theodore Omer "Ted"
LaJeunesse Sr., 75, former-
ly of Xenia, Ohio and cur-
rently of DeFuniak Springs,
Fla., passed away Thursday,
Nov. 4, 2010 at the Lifecare
Center at Sycamore Hospi-
tal in Miamisburg, following
a lengthy illness. He was
born May 18, 1935, in Hills-
dale, Mich., the son of Omer
J. and Alice Rose Driscoll
LaJeunesse. He was pre-
ceded in death by parents
and brother Thomas LaJeu-
nesse. Ted retired with the
rank of Major from WPAFB
after 20 years of service. He
graduated from Michigan
Technological University,
where he played football.
His father was his coach.
After his retirement, Ted
returned to college and be-
came a licensed gunsmith.
He opened his own busi-
ness in custom gun repair
and design. He was a life-
time member of the NRA;


and avid hunter and fish-
erman. While living in Xe- :
nia, he was a member of St.
Brigid Catholic Church and
the Knights of Columbus.
He was a member of Saint
Margaret of Scotland Cath-
olic Church in DeFuniak
Springs.

Ted is survived by his
wife, Annette; eight chil-
dren: Lori (Daniel) Wallace
of McDonough, Ga; Teri
SChenck of Xenia; Denise
Singh of Beavercreek; Dan-
iel (Donna) LaJeunesse of
Xenia; Theodore LaJeunesse
Jr. of Kettering; Anthony
(Rebekah) LaJeunesse of
Xenia; Michael (Robyn)
LaJeunesse of Xenia; and
Jeffery (Amy) LaJeunesse
of Dayton; his stepchildren,
Sally Shaw ( Ray Heeley) ,
Roni Jones and Larry Silk.
Brothers, David (Arlene)
LaJeunesse of Nevada; Ger-
ald (Vivian) LaJeunesse and
Terrence (Linda) LaJeu-
nesse of Michigan; sister-in-
law: Rosa LaJeunesse; nu-
merous grandchildren and
great-grandchildren; as well
as numerous other relatives
and friends.

A Mass of Christian
Burial will be held 10 a.m.
Tuesday, November 16,
2010 in Barrancas National
Cemetery in Pensacola, Fla.
with Reverend Rick Dawson
officiating. A gathering of
friends and family will take
place at Noon, Nov. 16, 2010
in Temple Beth Shalom, 227
North Beal Parkway, Fort
Walton Beach, Florida.


Even with a "Yes" face, the best answer can be "No"
By Ronnie McBray


There is an old story from
early America that found
Thomas Jefferson and a
number of his companions
attempting to cross a flooded
river. They were on horse-
back, but this did not make
the task easy. Each rider
plunged into the raging cur-
rent, man and animal fight-
ing not only to cross, but to
stay alive.
Another traveler one on
foot watched this group
navigate the waters. Fi-
nally, needing to get to the
other side himself, this man
asked the President to take
him across. Jefferson quick-
ly agreed and the two made
it safely to the other side.
Once across, one of the
men in Jefferson's party
asked the traveler why he
had selected the President
to carry him across. The
traveler was stunned. He
had no idea it was the Presi-


The Christian Symphon-
ic Band and Strings have
been hard at work on their
two performances to open
the Christmas season in
this area. This is their 20th
year of performing in this
area, under the direction of
Carole Williams. The pro-
gram, entitled, The Wonder
of Christmas, will feature
a variety of music. A Mid-
night Sleigh Ride in Russia,
a swing arrangement, Good
Swing Wenceslaus, a carol
medley, Christmas Declara-
tion and classic and tradi-
tional Christmas music. The


Valley View Sing
Valley View Community
Center, south CR-183, will
host the First Annual Singin
in the Valley, Bluegrass
Gospel Sing and Country
Fixin's dinner, Nov. 13, 10
a.m. 2 p.m.
The Beats Me, Blue-
grass Pilgrims, and Wat-
kins Family will be singing.
Dinner will consist of fried
chicken, two sides, dessert
and drink for $6. For more
information call (850)836-
4196.


dent who had carried him
through the flooded river.
He simply answered: "All I
know is on some of your fac-
es was written the answer
'No,' and on some of your
faces was the answer 'Yes.'
His was a 'Yes' face."
I try to keep a "Yes" face
when it comes to those
around me, especially my
children. And while they
would disagree, I prob-
ably say "yes" more than I
should. But while I tend to
overindulge them, I am cer-
tainly not afraid to say "no."
Because some of the things
those boys ask for would not
be good for them.
No, my sons do not need
a pet duck off of Ebay. None
of them are quite ready for
their own cell phone or Fa-
cebook page. No, they can't
have a half pipe in the front
yard for their skateboard
addiction. I am no killjoy


band truly missed perform-
ing a summer patriotic pro-
gram so they decided to play
a number Stars and Stripes
for Christmas, for the audi-
ence this next concert. There
is always something for all
members of the family to
enjoy. There will also be a
guest performer for each
night of the concert and the


and remained convinced I
still have a "Yes" face, but
it is for their own good, and
usually the good of the fam-
ily checkbook and the neigh-
bors, when I answer "No."
Yes, being children, my
boys have the perspective
of children, so they don't al-
ways understand. It takes
some trust on their part to
believe I have their best in-
terests in mind with my de-
cisions, and that I can pro-
vide them with what they
need not what they neces-
sarily want.
Soren Kierkegaard told a
story about a schoolboy who
refused to learn. The teacher
tried her best to engage him
and get him to apply him-
self, but he simply would
not. Finally she asked the
boy, "What is it you want to
do?" He answered: "I want to
sit in the back of the room,
draw pictures, and take a


narrator for the concert is
Julie Skipper. The concerts
will be in two locations this
year, Friday evening, Dec. :3,
7 p.m. at the Navarre Unit-
ed Methodist Church, 91474
Navarre Pkwy, in Navarre,
FL. and Saturday, Dec. 4,
7 p.m. at the Holy Trinity
Lutheran Church, corner of
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Exhausted, the teacher
granted his request. The
boy got what he wanted,
Kierkegaard said, because
the teacher had given up on
him. He adds, "Beware when
God answers some prayers."
It could be that he has been
"worn down" by our request
for something less.
I believe God has a "Yes"
face. "Every good and per-
fect gift is from above," the
Apostle James said. "coming
down from the Father." He
indulges his children with
goodness and grace. But
his propensity to say "Yes"
doesn't mean he is overin-
dulgent. He isn't afraid to
say "No." God may some-
times refuse to give us what
we ask for because in his
love for us he wants to give
us something better.
Now, that something bet-
ter might be patience. It


in Fort Walton Beach, FL.
The concerts are free to the
public with a love offering
taken during the concert.
For more information re-
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certs, call 939-6552.


might be spiritual growth
and maturity. It might be
a change or improvement
of character. It might be
the good fruit of love, joy,
peace, kindness, or self-con-
trol. Two things are certain:
These gifts are better for us
than the more immature
things we crave, but they
are not always easy to re-
ceive from our Father.
But what choice do we re-
ally have? If we believe our
Father to do and give what
is best for us, then shouldn't
we trust him? If what God


wants for us is far better
than that anything we could
desire, shouldn't we give
up on the lesser things we
want? God still has a "Yes"
face even when he doesn't '
give us what we want. In
those times, he often gives
us what we need.
This weekly edition of
"Keeping The Faith" was
written by Ronnie McBray-
er. Ronnie leads a Simple
Faith Church in Seagrove
Beach, Fla and writes and
speaks about life, faith, and
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THE DeFUNIAK SPRINGS HERALD BREEZE, THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 1, 2010


Freeport gets burned by Blue
Devils in last district game of
'10 season
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Braves Grill Seahawks 41-0


By PATRICK CASEY
The Walton Braves rolled
up almost 500 yards of to-
tal offense as they defeated
the South Walton Seahawks
41-0 on Friday night at Ev-
erette Yates Memorial Sta-
dium.
The Braves won their
2010 Homecoming game


while also breaking a two-
game losing streak as senior
Steven Myrick caught three
touchdown passes while
rushing for 197 yards on the
night.
Walton built a 28-0 half-
time lead as the Braves
defense posted 10 tackles
for negative yardage in the


game while adding one sack
in holding the Seahawks
to 120 total yards on the
night. The Seahawks were
only able to penetrate inside
the Braves 40-yard line on
their final possession of the
game.
Senior Jay Gatto led the
Seahawks with 65 rushing


THE SOUTH WALTON SEAHAWKS had 12 seniors on their roster as they closed out
their season at 5-5 after a loss to Walton on Friday night. (Photo by Jennifer Casey)


.-SO.IT .H:WTALTON QUARTERBACK .JA4YGATTO(13) ran for 65 yards in his final g4amc
in a Seahawks jersey. (Photo by Jennifer Casey)


yards as the visiting team
played the contest without
quarterback Dylan Asbury
and wingback Zack Park-
er. Walton senior quarter-
back Liam Miller threw for
200 yards and had five touch-
down passes before giving
way to Brendan Leach, who
tossed a touchdown pass of
his own to Conona Tarrant
for the last score of the con-
test with 6:01 remaining in
the fourth quarter for the
final margin of 41-0.
Walton defensive ends
Chris Hall and Deon Lee
each had three tackles for
loss as they led a stout de-
fense that jammed the line
of scrimmage to try and stop
the running of Gatto and
fullback Keith Stewart. The
Braves were successful as
they forced eight punts on
the night and had good field
position for a majority of the
game.
The game was played on
a chilly evening but that did
not keep the Walton fans
from turning out for the
game. At halftime, drum
major Zambia Campbell was
named the Homecoming
Queen with Luke Andrews
chosen as the Homecoming
King.
Walton (6-3) will play
their final regular season
home game on Friday night
as they host the Vernon Yel-
lowjackets (7-2) at Everette
Yates Memorial Stadium at
7 p.m.
Vernon was denied a
playoff berth on Friday
night as the Yellowjackets
were defeated by Northview
-17-19. giving the Chiefs the
runner-up spot to Freeport
in District 1 of Class A.
Walton earned a playoff
spot as runner-up to Pensa-
cola Catholic in District 1 of
Class 2B after the Crusad-
ers rallied to defeat Chipley
14-7 on Friday.


SCORE BY QUARTERS 1 2 3 4 F
SOUTH WALTON 0 0 0 0 0
WALTON 7 21 7 6 41
SCORING SUMMARY
WAL- Myrick 5 pass from Miller (Brack kick)
WAL- Myrick 8 pass from Miller (Brack kick)
WAL- Myrick 5 pass from Miller (Brack kick)
WAL- Lilland 18 pass from Miller (Brack kick)
WAL- T.Williams 8 pass from Miller (Brack kick)
WAL- Tarrant 12 pass from Leach (holder tackled)
TEAM STATISTICS WAL SW
First Downs 25 9
Rushes-Yards 22-263 40-98
Passing Yards 232 22
Comp.-Att.-Int. 16-29-2 4-9-0
Plays-Total Offense 52-495 49-120
Return Yards 88 76
Punts-Average 0-0 8-35
Fumbles-Lost 2-0 0-0
Interceptions-Yards Ret 0-0 2-3
Penalties-Yards 9-64 11-101
Time Of Poss 15:53 32:07
INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS
Rushing: WAL- Myrick 17-197, Miller 3-35, Bell 2-31. SW-
Gatto 15-65, Stewart 7-27, Seilhan 4-13, Caswell 2-5, Roo-?.
kis 3-(-6), Priest 9-(-6).
Passing: WAL- Miller 13-26-2-200, Leach 3-3-0-32. SW-"
Gatto 2-5-0-7, Caswell 2-4-0-15.
Receiving: WAL- Schipper 4-72, Lilland 3-65, T.Williams-
3-45, Myrick 3-18, Bell 1-14, Tarrant 1-12, Hall 1-6. SW-
Priest 2-15, Rookis 1-5, Gatto 1-2.
Missed FG: WAL- Brack 28 yards.


ON A COLD NIGHT, SEVERAL OF THE YOUNGER
Walton Braves cheerleaders put on the long sleeves and
cheered the Braves to a victory. (Photo by Jennifer Casey)


WALTON SENIOR AND BAND DRUM major Zambia
Campbell was chosen as the 2010 Homecoming Queen with
Luke Andrews earning Homecoming King honors on Friday
night. (Photo by Jennifer Casey)


WALTON SENIOR QUARTERBACK LIAM MILL-
ER(12) waits on the arrival of receiver Levi Schipper(3) to
run a shuttle pass play. Miller threw for 200 yards with five
touchdown passes. Walton hosts Vernon on Friday night at
7p.m. in the final regular season home game of 2010. (Photo
by Jennifer Casey)


WALTON SENIOR RUNNING BACK STEVEN
MYRICK(5) had another big night as he rushed for 197
yards and caught three touchdown passes as the Braves won
their 2010 Homecoming game. (Photo by Jennifer Casey)


i L \\ALT '.S C(h\'(J\'.\ Al.llRAVITi6i ,"i.iili his first
tollchdl. ,,n p, w ,r I/ qi .-.ason ,hIil' .S" Iuth II\alln d bac .Jo Gota .fS) r,'c','d..I/ )-a inifrrceplicmn is thi Braves
it d. 1W'Lli /ti. .t l/Liii :/. 41 on F r r iv. night. (Photo y Jen-
^ 711-: 'j.'.v


EVEN BEARS enjoy parades, especially when they get to
wear hats. (Photo by Reid Tucker)


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IT WAS NOT A GOOD NIGHT FOR THE SEAHAWKS
offense as Walton held the visiting team to 98 rushing yards,
posting 10 tackles for a loss in the 48-minute contest. (Photo
by Jennifer Casey)


Z.. ..-. .--


AS ALL DEFUNIAK SPRINGS children know, there
are two very good things about Walton High's homecoming
parade: first, school lets out halfway through the day and
second, there is always a lot of candy to pick up. This young
man is intimately familiar with the part about the candy.
(Photo by Reid Tucker)


SENIOR HOMECOMING COURT' member Lynn Paulk
is one who understands that onlv the British know/ how to
make sports cars stately enough for a parade. (Photo by Reid
Tucker)


Freeport's boys and South
Walton's girls progress to
regional cross country meet
10B











THE DeFUNIAK SPRINGS HERALD BREEZE, THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 1 2010 PAGE 9-B


Freeport gets burned by Blue Devils




in last district game of '10 season


By REID TUCKER
Holmes County capital-
ized on a string of turnovers
and penalties by Freeport's
football team to hand the
Bulldogs a 21-6 loss, their
first-and-only district defeat
of the season.
The Freeport squad
(now 7-2, 7-1), just a week
prior named the District
1-A champion following
a showdown with Baker,
turned the ball over seven
times before the final buzzer
(four by errant passes from
quarterback Dakota Davis
and three by fumbles) and
incurred 82 yards-worth
of penalties while earn-
ing 160 yards of offense on
the ground. The Blue Dev-
ils (6-3,5-3), on the other
hand, preferred to hand off
the ball to sophomore Kodi
Russ, who accounted for 173
yards of the team's total 212
yards in 32 carries. Neither


team set the world on fire
from a passing perspective,
as Davis put up 73 yards,
completing six passes in 19
attempts with one touch-
down in the final minutes of
the game, and Russ' broth-
er Ethan completed seven
passes in 10 attempts for a
total of 68 yards for the Dev-
ils.
Freeport's woes started
early in the first quarter,
with Davis throwing an in-
terception on the team's
first possession, though
the Bulldog defense held
the Devils to a third down,
drawing the punt. After tak-
ing the ball on their own 36-
yard line, the Dogs got three
straight first downs to put
Caleb McCormick in the end
zone with 2:40 left in the pe-
riod, though the apparent
touchdown was reversed on
a holding call, which put the
offense back to the 23. Im-


mediately afterward, Free-
port got hit with an illegal
procedure penalty followed
by a second intercepted
pass, this time by Kodi Russ
on the 17-yard line.
The Bulldogs had yet
another illegal procedure
called on them to start the
second quarter and Davis
once again threw an in-
terception, which Holmes
County's Russ brothers and
Brandon White turned into
a drive to the four-yard line.
While Freeport managed to
temporarily halt the Devils'
advance, Ethan Russ dove
across the line for a one-yard
touchdown on a third-and-
goal play with 4:05 left un-
til halftime. The extra point
secured, Holmes County led
Freeport 7-0.
Upon taking possession
of the ball, Freeport's Owen
Cole (who led the Bulldogs
in rushing with 88 yards),


THE FINAL DISTRICT GAME of Freeport's season proved to be a challenging one for
sophomore quarterback Dakota Davis, who completed seven of 20 pass attempts and threw
four interceptions. Coach Jim Anderson said while Davis struggled in the game, his overall
performance throughout the season showed a steady improvement. (Photo by Reid Tucker)


ran for a 15-yard gain but
that was cancelled out when
Freeport was slapped with
a 15-yard unsportsmanlike
conduct penalty. The Devils
scored again on a 12-yard
run from Kodi Russ with
1:21 remaining after his
teammate Timothy Benton
caught a third wayward
pass from Davis. Now down
14-0, Freeport fumbled the
ball out of the snap, which
allowed Holmes County to
get within striking distance
of the end zone, though the
Bulldogs' Caleb McCormick
came down with an inter-
ception of his own as the
buzzer sounded on the half.
Having already turned
the ball over five times by
the end of the first half, the
Bulldogs needed to quickly
regain their footing if they
were to come away with
their as-yet unstained dis-
trict record intact, but two
more penalties at the start
of the third put Freeport
back on its own 21, forcing a
punt to the Holmes County's
45. The Devils scored again
after an exhausting 11-play
assault, with Russ making
another one-yard dive across
the goal line followed a good
point after at 4:05. Freeport
looked primed to even the
playing field on the subse-
quent possession, as Cole
and Brandon Head took the
ball all the way to the three
on four first downs, though
this was also thwarted when
the ball was dislodged in the
end zone and recovered by
the Devils' Jordan Segers
for a touchback to round out
the period.
Holmes County played
keep-away with the Bull-
dogs for the majority of the
final quarter. It took Free-
port until the closing min-
utes of the game to score a
touchdown, as Nick Elling-
ton caught a 24-yard pass
in the end zone (the extra
point attempt proved a strict
no-joy). With just 2:35 left


in the game, neither team
had the momentum to score
again, and Holmes County
took the win 21-6.
Freeport coach Jim An-
derson minced no words
about the cause of his
team's defeat, laying blame
on the turnovers, avoidable
penalties, missed blocks
and missed opportunities
to make up ground on of-
fense. However, he pointed
out that none of these errors
were "big mistakes on their
own, they just turned into
big problems," thanks to
an opportunistic and physi-
cal Holmes County team.
Anderson said the Bulldogs


will have their work cut out
for them in practice if they
are to regain their compo-
sure in time for the first
round of the state playoffs
when Freeport hosts Liberty
County in two weeks' time.
"[Holmes County] earned
the win, there's no doubt
about it," Anderson said.
"We've got all the elements,
now we've just got to put
them together. In cases like
this you either get better or
you get worse. You never
stay the same. We've got to
get better in the next two
weeks if we want to be com-
petitive. We do not want to
be a one-and-done team."


CORE BY QUARTERS 1 2 3 4 F
FREEPORT 0 0 0 6 6
HOLMES CO. 0 14 7 0 21
SCORING SUMMARY
HC- E.Russ,1 run (C.Bailey kick)
HC- K.Russ, 12 run (C.Bailey kick)
HC- K.Russ 1 run (C.Bailey kick)
FRE- Ellington 24 pass from Davis (run failed)
TEAM STATISTICS FRE HC
First Downs 13 14
Rushes-Yards 31-160 45-212
Passing Yards 73 68
Comp.-Att.-Int. 6-19-4 7-10-1
Plays-Total Offense 50-233 50-280
Return Yards 46 44
Punts-Average 1-30 5-25
Fumbles-Lost 3-3 0-0
Interceptions-Yards Ret 1-0 4-24
Penalties-Yards 9-82 3-25
Time Of Poss 20:23 27:37
INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS
Rushing: FRE- Cole 13-107, B.Head 7-33, Ellington 1-8,
Wesson 6-5, Davis 3-4, Caudill 1-3. HC- K.Russ 32-173,
White 6-39, E.Russ 6-5, TEAM 1-(-5).
Passing: FRE- Davis 6-19-4-73. HC- E.Russ 7-10-1-68.
Receiving: FRE- Ellington 3-43, Leogrande 1-11, Varner
1-11, Moore 1-8. HC- Benton 4-36, Hudson 2-26, K.Russ
1-6.


OWEN COLE LED the
Bulldogs in rushing yards,
gaining 88 yards of 144
yards total. Cole and team-
mate Brandon Head worked
together in the third to very
nearly score a touchdown
for the Bulldogs, but the
ball was stripped by Hol-
mes County in the end zone.
(Photo by Reid Tucker)


High school football report Week 10


By PATRICK CASEY
Pensacola Catholic re-
ceiver Devin Dukes scored
both of the Crusaders' touch-
downs, the last rallying the
visiting team to a 14-7 win
over Chipley. Dukes caught
a 42-yard pass from quarter-
back Shaun White with 7:25
left in the game to help the
Crusaders overcome a 7-6
deficit with Marquis Sum-
ler adding a two-point con-
version run for a 14-7 lead
that would hold up to give
the Crusaders the District
1, Class 2B championship
as they finished the district
slate with a 3-0 record, im-


proving to 9-0 overall head-
ing into their final game at
Milton on Friday.

Northview held the Ver-
non Yellowjackets to one
first down in the second half
while forcing four turnovers
as they turned a 14-7 lead
into a 47-19 blowout victory
to claim the runner-up spot
to Freeport and a playoff
berth in District 1 of Class
A. Northview fullback Rod-
erick Woods had 136 total
yards and scored four touch-
downs to help the Chiefs
pull away in the second half
as they improved to 8-1 on


the year. Northview rolled
up 327 yards on the ground
and allowed only a 72-yard
punt return by Shaquille
Powell for the Yellowjack-
ets' lone score of the second
half.

Baker exploded for 34
points in the second half
as they defeated Jay 50-14
in the final district contest
for both teams on the year.
Christian Mainor and Ivory
Smith each scored a pair of
touchdowns as the Gators
improved to 4-5 overall. Jay
lost their final home game of
the year to fall to 0-9 as the


Royals trailed only 16-8 at
halftime but could not hold
off the Gators over the final
24 minutes of play.

James Jernigan scored
the lone touchdown of the
first half as the Bucks built
a 7-0 lead while keeping
Sneads off the scoreboard as
they went on to post a 20-0
shutout of the Pirates. The
Bucks finished their season
at 3-7 as Jernigan scored
twice with Zach Martinez
adding a touchdown of his
own. Sneads fell to 1-8 and
closes out the season at
Marianna on Friday night.


DAVID WESSON carries the ball on a handoff early in
the game against Holmes County. (Photo by Reid Tucker)

School Sports Calendar

Thursday- Nov. 11
Franklin County at Walton Boys Soccer 5 p.m.
Freeport Boys Middle School Boys Basketball at Vernon 5
p.m.
P.C. Arnold at South Walton Girls Soccer 5 p.m.

Friday- Nov. 12
Freeport Boys Cross County at Regional at Gainesville
9:30 a.m.
P.C. Arnold at South Walton Boys Soccer 5 p.m.
Seaside at Walton Middle School Boys Basketball 5 p.m.
Freeport at Rocky Bayou Football 7 p.m.
Vernon at Walton Football 7 p.m.

Saturday- Nov. 13
South Walton Wrestling hosting Preseason Bash 8 a.m.
Ruckel at Freeport Middle School Girls and Boys Basket-
ball 10/11 a.m.
South Walton Cross Country at Regional in Tallahassee
10 a.m.

Monday- Nov. 15
Shoal River at Walton Middle School Boys Basketball 5/6
p.m.
Laurel Hill at Walton Girls Basketball 6/7:15 p.m.
South Walton at PDL Girls Basketball 6/7:15 p.m.

Tuesday- Nov. 16
Emerald Coast at Walton Boys Middle School Basketball
5/6 p.m.
Freeport Girls and Boys Middle School Basketball at
Shoal River 5/6 p.m.
Freeport at South Walton Girls Basketball 5/6:45 p.m.
P.C. Bay at Walton Girls and Boys Soccer 5/7 p.m.
Rocky Bayou at South Walton Girls and Boys Soccer 5/7
p.m.
Bethlehem at PDL Girls Basketball 6/7:15 p.m.
Paxton at Walton Girls Basketball 6/7:30 p.m.


This Week in College Football History: Nov. 8 Nov 14


Courtesy The National Foot-
ball Foundation & College
Hall of Fame.

Nov. 14, 1959 In Ath-
ens, No. 12 Georgia came
from behind to upset No.
8 Auburn and clinch their
first SEC title in a decade.
College Football Hall of
Fame quarterback Fran
Tarkenton found end Bill
Herron for a score in the fi-
nal 30 seconds of the contest
to give the Bulldogs a 14-13


victory.


Nov. 8, 1947 Wisconsin
and Iowa became the first
teams to combine for three
punt-returned touchdowns
in a single game. Wisconsin
won the game 46-14 in Mad-
ison.


Nov. 9, 1968 College
Football Hall of Famer
Steve Owens became the
first player in college foot-


ball history to toss a touch-
down on his first career pass
as Oklahoma upset No. 3
Kansas in Lawrence, 27-
3. One week later, Owens
would throw another touch-
down pass against Missouri,
making him the first player
to throw touchdowns on his
first two career passes.

Nov. 10, 2007 Navy
and North Texas combined
to score the most points in
regulation in college football


history when the Midship-
men out-dueled the Mean
Green, 74-62 in Denton,
Texas. Mean Green quarter-
back Giovanni Vizza tossed
eight touchdowns and threw
for 478 yards, while the
Midshipmen rushed for 572
yards and eight. scores.

Nov. 11, 1989 Duke
wide receiver and 2010 Col-
lege Football Hall of Fame
inductee Clarkston Hines
caught six passes, two of


which were touchdowns, to
set the NCAA record for ca-
reer receptions (125) in the
Blue Devils' game against
N.C. State, leading Duke to
a 35-26 victory in Durham.

Nov. 12, 1983 In College
Station, Texas A&M beat.
Southwest Conference rival
Arkansas for the first time
in seven years, beating the
Razorbacks 36-23. 2010 Col-
lege Football Hall of Fame
inductee Ray Childress set
)


an Aggie record with four
sacks.

Nov. 13, 1971- Dartmouth
clinched a share of the Ivy
League title by beating
Cornell 24-14 in Hanover,
N.H. First-time starting
quarterback Steve Stetson
sparked the Dartmouth of-
fense by scoring on the air
and the ground. It was the
first of three consecutive Ivy
League titles for first-year
coach Jake Crouthamel.










PAGE 10-B THE DeFUNIAK SPRINGS HERALD BREEZE, THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 11,2010

Freeport's boys and South Walton's girls



progress to regional cross country meet


By PATRICK CASEY and
REID TUCKER
Freeport's Michael Gra-
ziani led the Bulldogs to a
fourth-place team finish at
the Class A district 1 cross
country meet while Alex
Weiner did the same for
South Walton's girls' team
at the Class 2A meet.
Graziani and teammate
Dalton Morrison, with over-
all finishes of second and
12th, respectively, placed
high enough at the district
meet, held Thursday, Nov.
4, at Maclay in Tallahassee
to secure a spot for the Bull-
dogs at the regional meet,
which is set for Nov. 12 at
Oak Hall School in Gaines-
ville. Freeport trailed third
place Aucilla Christian by
just one point, and Gra-
ziani's time of 17:19.34 on
a wet five-kilometer course
was just 1.76 seconds be-
hind first place finisher and
defending champ Patrick


Swain of Maclay. Neverthe-
less, other than Graziani,
the top five podium finishes
all belonged to Maclay run-
ners.
Freeport coach David
Burke said that his team
would have to place in the
top 16 at regionals in or-
der to advance to state, and
Graziani, Freeport's sole in-
dividual qualifier, will need
to finish in the top-15 out of
a 100-plus-runner field to
advance. Burke said Gra-
ziani is expected to make it
through the regional meet
as he has in the past, espe-
cially considering that he
very nearly beat out Swain
when they faced off in Tal-
lahassee.
"I believe that if Michael
had just 10 more yards of
track to run on he could have
had [Swain]," Burke said. "If
he can do as well as he did
last year he should qualify
for state. We're counting on


it."
Freeport's girls finished
eighth, failing to qualify for
the regional meet. Sixth-
place Rocky Bayou Christian
beat the Lady Dogs out by
just nine points in the team
competition. The top run-
ner among Freeport's girls
was Hollie Urquhart, who
finished in 33rd spot overall
with a time of 25:20.89.
The South Walton girls'
cross country team also
earned a berth to the Class
2A regional meet in Talla-
hassee with a fourth place
finish in Marianna in the
District 1-2A meet on Nov.
6. Jacob Leuze and Tristan
LaNasa both qualified as
individuals for the regional
boys' meet for the Seahawks.
The boys' team, which had to
do without two of its top five
runners, finished seventh
overall and was beaten out
of qualifying for the regional
meet by only 22 points, said


South Walton coach Greg
Niemiec.
The regional meet will
take place at Sunnyside
Farms in Tallahassee on
Saturday, Nov. 13, with the.
top six teams and individu-
als advancing to the state
meet the following week.
Alex Weiner was the top
finisher on the girls' side
with a time of 20:43 while
Jacob Leuze was the top fin-
isher on the boys' side with
a time of 16:49.
Niemiec said the regional
meet will prove a crucible
for the girls' team, which
has advanced to the state
competition for the past two
years.
"We have a chance but
we've got to really perform,"
he said. "It's a pretty tough
region for the girls and
they'll have to be at their
absolute best if they want to
go to state for the third year
in a row."


Ironfest Challenge to host



national-level weight lifting


By REID TUCKER
The 2010 Ironfest Chal-


lenge is set to bring national-
level weight lifting competi-


Sports News


and Notes


By PATRICK CASEY
The Freeport Middle
School girls basketball team
improved to 4-1 with victo-
ries over Seaside and Des-
tin. Freeport defeated Sea-
side 37-21 as Laura Ham
and Mary Kate Myrick each
scored 14 points in the vic-
tory. Freeport also bombed
Destin 43-5 as Mary Kate
Myrick led all scorers with
15 points. The Lady Bull-
dogs return to action Satur-
day, Nov. 13 at home against
Ruckel with tip-off set for 10
a.m.
Former South Walton ten-
nis player Alexa Guarachi
was awarded the USTA/ITA
Sportsmanship Award that
was voted on by the tour-
nament committee and offi-
cials over this past weekend.
The Alabama sophomore
teamed with junior Court-
ney McLane and reached
the semi-finals of the dou-
bles draw before falling to
Florida sophomore Allie Will
and freshman Sophie Oyen
6-4, 7-6(6). "Alexa winning
the USTA/ITA Sportsman-
ship Award is such an honor
not only for her, but for our
entire team. She has repre-
sented our program in such
a positive light at one of the
most prestigious events and
against some of the nation's
most elite competitors. She
plays with a great competi-
tive spirit, exemplifying just
how much she truly loves
the game of tennis," said
Alabama head coach Jenny
Mainz.
Florida Atlantic Univer-
sity (FAU) junior soccer
player Gabriela DeVries
has been honored for excel-
ling in the classroom and on
the playing field by being
named a third team selec-
tion on the ESPN the Maga-
zine Academic All-District
Team, selected by the Col-


lege Sports Information Di-
rectors of America. DeVries,
a native of Navarre. becomes
only the third FAU women's
soccer player to earn all-
district academic honors.
Academically, DeVries has
a 3.88 grade point average
(out of 4.0) while major-
ing in biology. On the field,
she played in all of FAU's
18 regular-season matches,
with 12 starts, attempted
eight shots and contributed
assists in matches against
North Dakota State Univer-
sity and the University of
Arkansas-Little Rock.
The No. 7 University of
Florida soccer team (18-2-2,
9-1-1 SEC) claimed its ninth
Southeastern Conference
Tournament Champion-
ship with a 1-0 win over No.
20 South Carolina (14-5-4,
8-2-1 SEC) Sunday after-
noon in front of an Orange
Beach SportsPlex crowd of
1,473. With the win, Flori-
da claimed the SEC's auto-
matic berth into the NCAA
Championship field.
The University of Florida
volleyball team is ranked
No. 1 in the American Vol-
leyball Coaches Association
Top-25 poll for the fifth con-
secutive week. Florida (22-1,
15-0 Southeastern Confer-
ence) ties its school record
for most consecutive polls
ranked in the nation's top
spot. The Gators also were
ranked among the AVCA
top-25 for five consecutive
polls during the 1996 sea-
son. This week's ranking
marks the 10th time in pro-
gram history that the Ga-
tors have been ranked No.
1 nationally, and Florida is
20-1 all-time when playing
with a No. 1 record.
Contact Patrick Casey at
The DeFuniak Herald with
your local sports notes at:
heraldsports@aol.com.


On this date in local

sports.....Nov. 12, 2004

By PATRICK CASEY
The Walton Braves football team last won a playoff game
six years ago as Frank Sorrells' squad defeated Tallahas-
see Florida High 20-13. Josh Nettles and Martin Baldwin
each scored touchdowns as the Braves defeated the Semi-
noles despite not throwing a single pass during the contest.
Nettles ran 77 yards for the first score of the game, then in-
tercepted a pass to set up Baldwin's 55-yard touchdown run
for a 20-7 lead in the fourth quarter. Florida High scored
with two minutes to go to cut the lead to 20-13 but Walton
was able to pick up two first downs on the next possession
to run out the clock and claim one of their two playoff victo-
ries during the decade. Nettles finished the night with 155
yards on the ground while Baldwin added 143 yards.

1


tion to DeFuniak Springs.
The American Power-
lifting Association (APA)-
sponsored event will be held
Saturday, Nov. 13 at the De-
Funiak Springs Community
Center located just off state
Highway 83 on 361 N. 10th
St. and will feature raw and
equipped lifts in several age
and weight divisions for
both men and women.
Participants will compete
for Ironfest titles as well as
APA world and national re-
cords in individual dead lift
and bench press competi-
tions and a combined "Pow-
erlift" competition, which
adds squats to the mix.
Prizes will be awarded to
the top lifter in each event.
Also included at first annu-
al Ironfest are a strongman
competition and a max reps
bodyweight bench press con-
test.
Weigh-ins for the event
will be Friday, Nov. 12,
from 5 p.m. until 8 p.m. at
the Comfort Inn & Suites on
326 Coy Burgess Loop. Pro-
spective competitors should
be aware this is last chance
to enter the meet, which
will start at 10 a.m. on Sat-
urday. No admission will
be charged to the public for


2010.
Among the other power
lifters, body builders, fit-
ness models and strongmen
at the event, the 2010 Iron-
fest will host guest lifter
Jeremy Hoornstra, one of
the most famous benchers
in recent power lifting his-
tory. Hoornstra, who lifts
in the 242-pound division,
set a new world record of
615 pounds at the 2006
Mr. Olympia competition.
said Ironfest Meet Direc-
tor Bobby Myers. He said
Hoornstra should turn in a
performance indicative of
the level of competition he
hopes the Ironfest will bring
to the area.
"He's here to put on a show
for everyone." Myers, a local
nationally recognized power
lifter and body builder, said
in an e-mail. "I cannot pre-
dict what he will bench, but
I can promise you will be
left wondering how someone
that only weighs 242 lbs.
can bench like that...this is
going to be the best strength
and muscle event the area
has ever seen."
For more information re-
garding entry into the 2010
Ironfest Challenge, visit
http://www.apa-wpa.com.


2010 STANDINGS

CLASS A, DISTRICT 1


Freeport
Northview
Vernon
Holmes Co.
South Walton
Baker
P.C. Bozeman
Sneads
Jay


Last Week's Scores
Baker 50
Walton 41
Holmes Co. 21
P.C. Bozeman 20
Northview 47

This Week's Schedule
Holmes Co. @ 1
Freeport @
West Fl. Tech @
Baker @
Jay @ V


District
L PF PA
1 243 133
1 271 130
2 275 153
3 202 135
41 153 146
4 227 152
6 122 174
7 106275
8 54 325


Overall
L PF
1 255
1 295
2 296
3 216
5 180
5 247
7 155
8 112
9 61


PA
189
136
160
142
187
201
272
308
353


South Walton 0
Freeport 6
Sneads 0
Vernon 19


Franklin Co.
Rocky Bayou
Northview
Blountstown
Vewahitchka


6:30 p.m.
7 p.m.
7 p.m.
7 p.m.
7 p.m.


CLASS 2B, DISTRICT 1


Pens. Catholic
Walton
Chipley
Marianna


Last Week's Scores
Walton 41
Pens Catholic 14


District
W L PF PA
3 0 87 51
2 1 96 60
1 2 63 56
0 3 41 120


Overall
L PF
0 338
3 316
4 244
7 171


PA
166
190
138
267


South Walton 0
Chipley 7


This Week's Schedule
Vernon @ Walton
Sneads @ Marianna
Chipley @ Graceville
Pens Catholic @ Milton


7 p.m.
7 p.m.
7 p.m.
7:30 p.m.


Class A, District 1
Girls team: 1. Maclay, 36; 2. Aucilla Christian, 40; 3. Jay,
70; 4. Pensacola Christian, 125; 5. Altha, 162; 6. Rocky Bay-
ou Christian, 193; 7. Wewahitchka, 196; 8. Freeport, 202; 9.
John Paul II, 225; 10. Baker, 241

Freeport: 33. Hollie Urquhart, 25:20.89; 35. Emily Rice,
25:26.89; 38. Catherine Trotman, 25:48.54; 48. Megan Sal-
zlein, 26:44.23; 50. Erica Donahoe, 27:10.30; 52. Dannica
Mosher, 27:44.52

Boys team: 1. Maclay, 20; 2. Pensacola Christian, 78; 3;
Aucilla Christian, 137; 4. Freeport, 138; 5. Altha, 147; 6.
Wewahitchka, 153; 7. North Florida Christian, 158; 8. Lau-
rel Hill, 185; 9. Jay, 272; 10. Baker, 302

Freeport: 2. Michael Graziani, 17:19.34; 12. Dalton Mor-
rison, 18:29.86; 39. Collin Myrick, 20:28.22; 44. Hunter
Bailey, 20:46.20; 51. Jeffery Moulder, 20:17.02; 52. Darrien
Looney, 21:20.60; 69. Caleb Piasecki, 22:54.63; 87. Cody
Yelvington, 24:86.25
Paxton: 40. Jackson Dixon, 20:29.51; 44. Derrick Foley,
21:07.33; 79. Shawn Dupree, 23:55.61; 84. Billy Infinger,
24:03.54; 89. Kenneth Evans, 24:33.47; 90. Zachary Hunt,
24:43.81; 94. Jeremy Newby, 26:12.34

Class 2A, District 1
Girls team: 1. West Florida Tech, 18; 2. Wakulla, 73; 3.
Florida High, 85; 4. South Walton, 109; 5. Pensacola Catho-
lic, 130; 6. Arnold, 201; 7. Suwannee, 219; 8. Northview,
233; 9. Marianna, 241; 10. Bay, 244; 11. Rutherford, 272

South Walton: 7. Alex Weiner, 20:43.39; 15. Allysa Bump,
21:35.32; 25. Meghan Ryan, 22:07.12; 28. Darcy Godwin,
22:47.60; 34. Kaley Findley, 23:28.58; 40. Heather Ander-
son, 24:23.95; 48. Kylie Cloutier, 26:13.38

Boys team: 1-. West Florida Tech, 52; 2. Pensacola Catholic,
70; 3. Arnold, 87; 4. Florida High, 127; 5. Marianna, 130; 6.
Wakulla, 142; 7. South Walton, 164; 8. Godby, 197; 9. Bay,
252; 10. Rutherford, 284; 11. Walton, 322; 12. Northview,
343; 13. East Gadsden, 349

South Walton: 4. Jacob Leuze, 16:49.76; 6. Tristan LaNasa,
17:01.04; 40. Wade Howard, 18:54.65; 51. Nicky Thomp-
son, 19:37.18; 63. Emmett Hightower, 20:28.22; 71. Daniel
Bradbury, 21:05.03; 72. Felix Potter, 21:18:20
Walton: 56. Angus Anderson, 20:04.54; 57. Edward How-
ard, 20:07.02; 64. James Stanley, 20:28.44; 74. Keith Pan-
nell, 21:26.19; 77. Chris Murphy, 21:53.35; 84. Caleb Stead-
man, 23:07.14



DID YOU KNOW?

5 Sports Facts

1. Desmond Howard caught a 15-yard touchdown pass
from Mark Brunell as the Jacksonville Jaguars won their
first game in franchise history with a 17-16 win at Houstori
on Oct. 1, 1995.

2. The Freeport Bulldogs finished two years of varsity
football district competition with a 15-1 record. Holmes
County handed the Bulldogs their lone district loss on Fri-
day as the Bluedevils hold a 10-3 advantage in the football
series.

3. The Walton Braves are 0-6-1 in seven high school foot-
ball games played in Wakulla in the series history.

4. Brooks Robinson won 16 straight Gold Gloves as a
member of the Baltimore Orioles from 1960 until 1975.

5. Mel Stottlemeyer balked only once in his pitching ca-
reer despite facing 10,972 batters.


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Niceville hosts cheerleading show off


Story and photos by JEF-
FREY POWELL
Seating was at a pre-
mium as a standing-room-
only crowd gathered at the
Niceville High School gym-
nasium on Sunday, Nov.
7 for a cheerleading show
off competition. Four ar-
eas teams competed in the


youth league event. The
teams were from Niceville,
Freeport, South Walton and
Walton.

Prior to the event, deci-
bel levels were beyond belief
as the girls warmed up for
their routines. Each group
was represented by three


1'ur


age groups with the younger
girls going first.

At the end of the day the
South Walton squad handed
over the spirit stick to this
years winners Niceville. Ev-
ery girl that participated re-
ceived a medal and a candy


bag.

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ALL FOUR AREA TEAMS gather for the competition.


PARENTS AND FAMILY MEMBERS were well represented for all four of the teams
that participated in the day's event.


FREEPORT'S SQUAD MAY NOT have been as large as the other teams but they were
just as enthusiastic.


SOUTH WALTON JUNIOR CHEERLEADERS prepare to show their stuff.


WALTON CHEERLEADERS WERE FLYING high for the crowd.


Okaloosa County over 40 softball team wins 2010 league championship


The Crestview "Hub City
Officials" softball team won
the 2010 league champion-
ship with 15 wins and five
losses.
They were sponsored by
Fate Dukes and Doc Wat-
son, owners of the "Hub
City Officials Association."
Second place honors went to


loc's team with 14 wins, six
losses, and Cherry's came
in third with 12 wins, and
eight losses. As indicated by
the top three records, it was
a very competitive league.
After 23 years in the
league Dennis Rowell (Play-
er/Coach of the "Hub City
Officials") will be retiring.


Rowell said that its been an
honor to be a part of such
a great program and meet
so many wonderful people.
He also gives his highest
regards to Jim Baughman
and the Niceville Recreation
Department for their hard
work and dedication to the
league


MEMBERS OF THIS YEAR'S CHAMPIONSHIP TEAM pictured above are as follows
front row: (l-r) Correy Stinson, Robert Privett, Tim O'Hara, Dennis Rowell, Greg Phillips
and Brad Tipton. Back row, (l-r) Russ Deshong, Timmy Chapel, James Chessher, Ramiro
Ruiz and Lonnie Yoho. Not pictured: Shane Lundien, Gene Cox, and Shane Ward.
The championship team individual awards are as follows: most home runs (Shane Lun-
dien), highest batting average (Brad Tipton), top defensive player (Robert Privett), team
leadership (Timmy Chapel), and most dedicated players (Russ Deshong, Ramiro Ruiz &
Tim O'Hara).





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Week 11 -Nov. 13 Charles Bloom, Associato Commissionor (Football Contact) c cbloomnsoc.org
Southeastern Conference Media Relations Chuck Dunlap, Associate Media Relations Director (Secondary Football Contact) cdunlnpUlaoc.org
SECsports.com CollegePressBox.com Phono: (205) 458-3000 Fax: (205) 458-3030

EASTERN DIVISION
SE P.l PF E A yiAll Eea PF PA 2009 Home Awy Nud vu ty. op 25 S eakA
Florida 4-3 .571 210 150 6-3 .667 282 176 90 3-2 2-1 1 0 4-0 0 2 W2
South Carolina 4-3 .571 186 165 6-3 .667 265 197 6-3 5-1 1-2 00 3-1 2-2 I 1
Georgia 3-4 429 201 151 5-5 .500 338 194 6 4 4-1 1 0-1 3 2 0 2 WI
Vanderbilt 1-5 .167 66 209 2-7 .222 160 278 2-7 1-4 1-3 00 0-3 03 L 4
Kentucky 1-5 .167 162 223 5-5 .500 344 298 6 4 4-3 1 2 0 0 1 2 1 3 W1
Tennessee 0-5 .000 79 167 3-6 .333 224 258 5-4 23 1- 0 0 0 3 0-5 W1

WESTERN DIVISION


PAXTON STAR STUDENTS of the Week. Each week, Paxton School teachers from
grades K 5th recognize one student from their classroom wh1o has demonstrated great citi-
zenship, or improved greatly academically or behaviorally. All students are encouraged to
strive to be their best in and out of the classroom and believe such accomplishments should
be recognized. Back rowl, (l-r) Miles Lynn, Emily Randall, Kenna Jordan, Garrett Hartline,
Jeada Farrior; midnldle row, (1-r) Samui, l Windham, Zachary Peckhamn, Ethan Burke, Adam
Hall, Griffin Usher, Eli Roughton, Baillie Gouthro, lsvleigh White; front row, (l-r) Faith
Tatum, Jayden Sniley, Kamrden Gillman, and Nevach Rogers.


Auburn
LSU
Alabama
Arkansas
Mississippi State
Ole Miss


NOTES: 2009 Record after same number of games in 2009 / vs. Top 25 Record vs. teams in Top 25 when qame was played; Toeams listed in alphabelical order unless lie-breaker applicable

THIS WEEK'S SCHEDULE
GAMES OF SATURDAY, NOV. 13 TIME TV XM SIRIUS
Ole Miss (4-5,1-4) at Tennessee (3-6, 0-5) 12 p.m. T CBS Sports 199 (UT) 219 (UT)
Knoxville, Tenn. Heyland Stadium (102,455) (CSSports.corn
Vanderbilt (2-7,1-5) at Kentucky (5-5,1-5) 12:21 p.m. ET SE( Network 200 (UK) 220 (UK)
Lexington, Ky. Commonwealth Stadium (67,942) ESPN3.com
Georgia (5-5, 3-4) at Auburn (10-0, 6-0) 2:30 p.m. CT RBS Sports 143(UGA) 122 (UGA)
Auburn, Ala. lJordan-Hare Stadium (87,451) (BSSports.com 199 (All) 219 (A)
UTEP (6-4) at Arkansas (7-2, 4-2) 6 p.m. CT ESPNU 198 (UA) 217 (UA)
fayetteville, Ark. Reynolds Razorback Stadium (72,000)
Louisiana Monroe (4-5) at LSU (8-1,5-1) 6 p.m.CT TigerVision 200 (ISU) 220 (LSU)
Baton Rouge, I a. Tiger Stadium (92,400) ESPN3 com
Mississippi Slate (I 2, -2) at Alabama (7-2, 4-2) 6:15 p.m. CT ESPN2 143 (MSU) 122(MSU)
Tusraloosa, AIl Bryant Denny Stadium (101,821) 201 (UA) 218 (UA)
Soiuh (ronlna (6- 4 1) at lorira (6-3, 41-) 7;15) .m r T ESPN 199 (UF) 219(UF)
(firnvdllr, I r l. a Bi"rn Hill Girillin Stadlium (88,548)


The Atlantic
ACC Standings:
ACC Games
Atlantic Division W L For Opp Hm
Florida State...........,4 2..193 115 2-1
Maryland................3 2..134 108 2-0
NC State..................3 2..160 124 2-1
Cleimson................3 3..119 100 3- 1
Boston College.......2 4....96 134 1-2
Wake Forest...........1 5.122 240 1-2


Coastal Division W
Viginia Tech.......... 5
Miami..:............ 4
Nor it Carolina........3
,uk ,, .......... ......
D u ke . . . . . .. ..... .. I


L ForOpp
0..184 79
2 .153 133
2 ..136 124
3 ,1419 165
4 .117 1115
4 1, 139 195


Coast Conference
Release No. 11, Monday, November 8, 2010
Overall
Rd W L...ForOpp Hm Rd Nu Div....Streak
2-1.....6 3...303 178 4-1 2-2 0-0 2-1......Lost2
1-2.....6 3..272 184 4-0 1-3 1-0 2-1.....Lostl
1-1..... 6 3.,.293 204 4-1 2-2 0-0 2-1......Lost1
0-2 ... 5 4...236 158 5-1 0-3 0-0 2-1.....Won 1
1-2..... 4 5...173 198 3-3 1-2 0-0 2-3......Won2
03..... 2 7 ..226 349 2-3 0-4 0-0 0-3......Lost7


Rd W
2-0..... 7
2-1 ... 6
2-1 ..... 6
2-2 .... 5
0-2..... 4
0-3 ..... 3


L For Opp
2 ..324 181
3...253 172
3 ...240 201
4.,.257 217
5...261 243
6 ...2411 350


Div. Streak
2-......Won 7
2-1......Won 1
1-2.....Won 2
2-1..... Lost 2
1-3..... Lost 1
1-2...., Won 2


Week #11 Schedule: (Bcs Standlngs/APlcoaches Ranking; All Times Eastern)
Saturday, November 13.... ................................. Series Record ..................Last Meeting ....................Network ....n........ KIckoff
Miami (6-3) at Georgia Tech (5.4) ............. ...... ...... Georgia Tech (10-5-0)....... Miami, 33-17, 2009................ACC Network ....... 12I00 pm
Boston College (4-5) at Duke (3-6)......................... Boston College (3-1-0) .......Boston College, 287, 2006 .....ESPN3,com ......... 1200pm
Wake Forest (2-7) at NC State (0-3) ......................... NC State (61-36-6) ...........Wake Forest, 30-24, 2009.........ESPN3.com* .. ....2..:00pm
(20,16,17) Virginia Tech (7-2) at North Carolina (6-3) ..... Virginia Tech (16-10-6) ......North Carolina, 20-17, 2009......ABC .......... ......:30pm
Maryland (6-3) at Vrginia (4-5) ...... ...........aland (41-31-2).........Virginia, 20-9, 2009...............ESPN3.com'......... 30 pm
Clemson (5-4) at Florida State (6-3)........................ Florida State (16-7-0) ........Clemson, 40-24, 2009 ...........ABC .............. ... :00 pm
* Game Is video streamed


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PAGE 12-13


Making This Right


Beaches

Claims

Cleanup

E onomic Investinent
Environmental Restoration

Health and Safety

Wildlife


For information visit: bp.com
restorethegulf.gov
facebook.com/bpamerica
twitter.com/bp_america
youtube.com/bp


"Now Gulf seafood is coming back on the menu, so come on down,
we're open for business."
Bryan Zar
Co-owner, Restaurant des Families
Crown Point, LA



I grew up bussing tables at this restaurant. Last year, my wife, Brooke, and I bought it.
We were working hard to build a business, then the spill hit. BP said they would try to
make things right. But how was an energy company going to help our restaurant?


Keeping Businesses Open
We figured they would tell us to take a number and wait in line.Instead, they asked
us if we could serve food to the workers,engineers,, scientists, and local residents they
had hired to cleanup the spill. It kept us busy round the clock. And we weren't the only
ones. They hired a lot of local businesses and kept a lot of people working. They have
kept businesses up and down the Gulf open and it's still making a difference.


Open for Business
BP asked us to share our story with you to keep you informed. Our restaurant's open
six days a week. Customers are filling our restaurant again and we think it's a good
time to come down to the Gulf Coast. And if we could make just one request, please
think of us when planning your next vacation. We're still here and while it's been
tough, we are still cooking. And we are just one of the hundreds of great places
ready to welcome you when you come down. So don't wait. We're looking forward
to seeing you.


For assistance, please call:
To report impacted wildlife: (866) 557-1401
To report oil on the shoreline: (866) 448-5816
To make spill-related claims: (800) 440-0858
alabamagulfresponse.com


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