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Publisher: Milton Newspapers, Inc.
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Place of Publication: Milton, Fla
Publication Date: May 30, 2009
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Community ral


By JENI BOOKER SENTER,
and BILL GAMBLING
news@srpressgazette.com
Santa Rosa County
residents and students
appear to be getting frus-
trated by restrictions
stemming from an ACLU
lawsuit. *
On Memorial Day
about 200 students andI
parents gathered to pray
and protest outside Pace
High School, and Tuesday
night about 1,000 gath-
ered inside Pace Assem-
bly of God to let their dis-
pleasure be known.
Mary Allen, the Pace
senior class president
who learned on Thurs-
day that she would not be
able to address those at
tonight's graduation, is
disappointed but is also
looking to help those in
the future.
"I went and spoke with
Mr. Wyrosdick on Fri-
day about our conflicting
views;" Allen said. "My
concern is not about me
not getting to speak, but
for next year.
"I asked Mr. Wyrosdick
what we needed to do to
avoid this again and for
some guidelines from the
school board so we can
avoid this."
Based on Thursday's
policy handed down by
the school board and at-
torney Paul Green, only
the valedictorian and
salutatorian can speak'
- but not the class presi-
dent or any other student
body representative.
Concerns about how
the student body presi-
dent was elected has
come into question be-
cause the faculty does
have some input in the
election.
The only senior class
president expected to
speak at graduation is
Central's Hunter Bon-
durant, as he is also the
class valedictorian.
Wyrosdick, who hand-
ed down the policy, is not
very happy with the deci-
sion himself.
"This causes me a lot


lies


around students


Some of the 1,000-plus who attended Tuesday's rally at the Pace Assembly
of God Church sign in and receive information about the rights of the
students as well as what can and can't be done in, light of a consent decree
between the ACLU a,nd the Santa Rosa County Board of Education.


of grief," Wyrosdick said filed against the Santa
after Tuesday's rally at Rosa County School Dis-
Pace Assembly trict in August.
of God. "This has The suit was
been very difficult filed on behalf of
for me, as does two Pace High
any decision -af- School students
fecting the kids who alleged that
adversely." school officials
In May, after regularly promot-
months of negoti- FRANK LAY ed religion and
ating through the offered prayers at
courts, the American Civ- school events in violation
il Liberties Union won the of their First Amendment
final chapter of a lawsuit rights.


The consent decree
handed down restricts
matters related to prayer
and religion in schools,
including graduation.
One issue related to
the policy is that students
such as the' student body
president and others are
considered school offi-
cials. If such a student did
pray at graduation, offi-
cials would have to stop it.
See PRAYER A4


Milton drivers



collide on bridge


By BILL GAMBLING
news@srpressgazette.com
A blown tire on the east-
bound lanes of the Interstate
10 Escambia Bay bridge led
to two Milton vehicles collid-
ing Tuesday.
Kristini Barnes, 27, of
Milton, was headed east on
the 1-10 bridge in.the middle
lane when her right front
tire blew out and she lost
control, according to a re-
port by Trooper Gormley.
Barnes' vehicle swerved
into the inside lane and
struck the vehicle driven
by Stephen C. Hughes, 49,
of Milton, and the concrete


barrier wall.
Hughes' truck turned
onto its left side before com-
ing to a stop in the middle of
the eastbound lanes of the
bridge.
Barnes and her passen-
ger, Lauren Kuhns, 4, were
transported to Sacred Heart
Hospital with minor injuries.
Hughes, suffered minor
injuries but was not taken
for any treatment.
According to the report
from Gormley, no charges
will be filed.
In a separate accident
Monday on Highway 98
See COLLIDE A4


IJENI BOOKER SENTER
jsenter@srpressgazette.com
The Santa Rosa County
Sheriff's Department is ask-
ing for the public's help in lo-
cating a San-
ta Rosa man
suspected of
grand theft.
Paul Le- 9 ,.
roy Grimes,
a 41-year-old
white male,
is wanted by PAUL LEROY
the Sheriff's GRIMES
Office in con- "
nection to an incident that
occurred in February in Mil-
ton, according to a press re-
lease by Public Information


Officer Sgt. Scott Haines.
According to the release,
during the incident, Grimes
went to the victim's home in
Milton, along with his wife,
who is a nurse. Grimes' wife
was a contract nurse who
was attending to the bed-rid-
den victim.
While the victim was be-
ing attended to, Paul Grimes
went into the victim's shed
and removed a generator,
the release said., Grimes
contacted the victim a few
days later .and told the vic-
tim that Grimes "needed the
generator for work."
The victim demanded
See SUSPECT A4


Pace, Milton vandalism


under investigation


JENI BOOKER SENTER
jsenter@srpressgazette.com
Santa Rosa County Sher-
iff's Department Public In-
formation Officer Sgt. Scott
Haines says the Sheriff's Of-
fice is investigating numer-
ous acts of vandalism in the
Milton and Pace area that
occurred over the weekend.
He says deputies re-
sponded to a number of calls
regarding the shattering of
residential and vehicle win-
dows throughout the area.
*During the nighttime
hours of May 22 through


May 24, 11 locations were
responded to for vandalism
complaints.
During the crimes, ve-
hicle windows, mirrors, and
residential windows were
shattered with objects be-
lieved to be golf clubs, hock-
ey sticks and ball bats. Dur-
ing one incident, a piece of
asphalt was thrown through
a window.
Four of the victims, saw
the suspects and identified
them as three or four white
males in a dark SUV
See VANDAL A4


Hurricane activation exercise to test new technology


Agencies prepare to
practice emergency roles

SPECIAL TO THE PRESS GAZETTE
In preparation for the 2009
hurricane season, Santa Rosa
County Division of Emergency
Management will participate in
the annual statewide full-scale
hurricane activation exercise
on Wednesday, June 3, from 9
a.m. to 3 p.m. at the emergency
operations center, 4499 Pine


S Jim Fletcher .
Publisher
623-2120
fletcher @pressgazette.com s.


Forest Road in Milton.
Representativesfrom county
departments and agencies that'
perform operations, planning
and logistics functions during
activation will participate.
Disaster exercises are used
to practice the county's stan-
dard procedures, identify areas
of improvement and allow staff
providing emergency support
the opportunity to role-play the
specific functions they perform
before, during and after a disas-
ter. As part of the exercise, new
response tools including digital


billboards, disaster mapping,
cell phone mapping systems
and SKYPE will be tested.
Pathfinder: A new appli-
cation that allows data to be
uploaded via a cell phone to a
server and shown on a map in
the emergency operations cen-
ter in real time. The application
was first used during hurricane
Ike and will better enable the
county's emergency manage-
ment operations staff to assess
damage after a storm.
SKYPE: In the event of a
disaster, an in-field emergency

TABLE OF CONTENTS


Printed on
recycled Opinion ....................................:. A6
paper Sports.......................................... A12


operator can upload photo-
graphs directly to the emer-
gency management center via
computer or cell phone.
Digital Signs: Lamar Adver-
tising will be utilizing its digital
billboard on Highway 98 east
of Avalon Boulevard/Garcon
Point Bridge in Gulf Breeze on
June 3 as part of the exercise.
In the event of a disaster, this
billboard will post brief, perti-
nent disaster-related informa-
tion free of charge. Additionally,
See EXERCISE A4


N ASCAR ...................................... B4
Classifieds ..................................... B5


Make plans now

SPECIAL TO THE PRESS GAZETTE
Santa Rosa County Emergency
Management reminds everyone that
hurricane season starts Monday,
June 1, and runs. through November
30. Santa Rosa County hopes that you
have already prepared, but if not, urg-
es you do so now. By being prepared,
citizens can provide the first line of de-
fense for their family.
See PLANS A4


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Speak OUT


Wednesday, 5:50 p.m.
I wanted to say congratula-
tions to Ms. Sotomayor and to
ask-everyone here to support
her. We are very happy to see.
she is being nominated for a
seat on the Supreme Court. She
is an honest person and very,
very smart. With the grace of
God she will help the govern-
ment. She is beautiful and we
thank God for that.

Tuesday, 9:51 p.m.
Yeah, this is Tony. I was at
the rally for the kids in Santa
Rosa County at Pace Assem-
bly of God. There were an es-
timated 961 people there. A lot
of students and parents, but it
is a shame it wasn't standing
room only. People are moving
to Santa Rosa County because
of our schools, but yet they are
bringing their problems to our
schools and the ACLU. Keep
the quality of our school and
county, while keeping God in


this nation.

Tuesday, 12:26 p.m.
.Yes, it is very sad a 14-year
old boy cannot make a decision
for his own without the cops
coming in. He is not allowed to
decide if he wants chemo to bat-
tle cancer or not, when that will
kill him as the poison takes over
his body. All the judges are mak-
ing the decisions instead of the
children. This is not Russia and
communism; this is America.
Do you hear me. This is Ameri-
ca where you are free to do what
you want.

Monday, 2:31 p.m.
We are really proud the Pace
High Band is marching in D.C.,
but we hope this will inspire
their performances to be more
creative during their halftime
shows. This past season spec-
tators only saw them do their
competition show. How sad is
that? What happened to enter-


training the fans? Thanks, this is
Sharon.
Editor's note: The bands
who perform at high school
football games do their compe-
tition shows as this is a major
endeavor and it is a way to
perform/practice for competi-
tions where they are graded on
Saturday. To implement a full
scale show of the magnitude
you see takes more than a cou-
ple of days.

Monday, 10:57 a.m.
This is Gene. The best way
to kill our nation is to take God
out of it. We have done a good
job on that so far as we are on
the edge of destruction. Now
the Santa Rosa County School
Board will not allow religious
freedom at graduation. Are we
going to stand for this? The
ACLJ offered to represent the
school board for free, why didn't
we use them. If we let them con-
tinue this we will no longer have
rights.


Monday, 9:24 a.m.
This is great information. Did
you know you can go to a great
website and learn about safety
kits for mold, water, lead, and
gas. You can purchase these kits
at local hardware stores and tell
you how to treat the problem.
The website is prolab.com. This
can save you lots of money and
we all certainly need that.

Saturday, 2:50 p.m.
This is John in Pace. I think
it is senseless for the county
to spend money on a four-mile
sidewalk around a helicop-
ter field. Instead of doing this
around Spencer Field I think
the money could be better spent
on a red light. Especially when
they are making cutbacks. Four
miles of sidewalks don't sound
right to me.

Saturday, 2:17 p.m.


My name is Mile. Saturday
I read the headline Memorial
Day celebrations in Santa Rosa
County. Since Memorial Day is
one day set aside to remember
the 1,000,000 who gave their lives
in battle. I don't understand how
you can use that word in such a
headline.
Editor's note: We did not
mean to offend anyone and if
we did the Press Gazette and I
apologize for the poor choice of
words.

Friday, 1:34 p.m.
It is sad a little town like
Milton to always have God in
mind and to help people and
churches. During this demon-
stration against the schools and
parents involved; God is God. If
you don't think God is there you
need to go somewhere where
people are sick.

If you have a short comment
you would like to make, call the
Speak Out line at 623-5887.


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James Lewis Garvin,
age 88, a 'lifelong resident
of the Pensacola area,
passed away Monday, May
25, 2009 at his Pace home
surrounded by his loving
family.
He was born in Jay,
Fla. on June 21, 1920 and
began woodworking at an GA
early age; first employed
by Gillespie Brace and
Limb, before becoming a Master
Woodworker and owning his shop,
O'Garvin's Special Woodwork for 30
years. His woodwork is all over the
Pensacola area, where he helped
with the Pensacola Historical Society
making "new antiques," and built
many of the Baptist Churches, being
the founding deacon of some of them.
He was a longtime member of Avalon
Baptist Church, and a member of the


OBITUARY

James Lewis Garvin
1920-2009
Community Signing Choir
of Milton.
He served in the Civil
Conservation Corps in
California, and then in the
United States Navy for 3
years during World War II,
safely bringing troops from
the boat to shore during the
RVIN invasions.
He loved his country,
was devoted to his family,
but above all he lived to serve and
love God and Jesus with all his heart.
James Lewis Garvin was
preceded in death by his parents -
Jessie J. Garvin and Rosetty (Kemp)
Garvin.
He is survived by his beloved
wife of 61 years Dora Ethel
Silcox Garvin, of Pace, Fla.; son
Lewis R. Garvin (wife Sheila) of
Petal, Miss.; daughter Euretha


Davies (husband Brian) of Pace,
Fla.; brothers Luther Garvin
(wife Lois) of Pensacola, Fla. and
Cecil Garvin (wife Gail) of Maitland;
Fla.; 10 grandchildren; seven great
grandchildren, and many nieces,
nephews, cousins and other family
members.
Visitation was held on Thursday,
May 28,2009 from 5-6:30 p.m. at
Immanuel'Baptist Church, 4187 Hwy
90, Pace, FL. Fumeral service was
held on Friday, May 29, at 10:30 a.m.
.at Immanuel Baptist Church. Burial
at Barrancas National Cemetery will
take place at a later date.
In lieu of flowers, the family has
requested house plants oi donatioifs
to Covenant Hospice.
Let the family know you care.
Sign the' guest book under news/
obituaries at www.srpressgazette.
com.


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Elected OFFICIALS


COUNTY GOVERNMENT
COUNTY COMMISSION
District 1: Jim Williamson, 4351 Berryhill Road,
Pace, FL 32571; phone 932-1340. E-mail is comm-
williamson@santarosa.fl.gov.
District 2: Bob Cole, 8651 Riverstone Road,
Milton, FL 32583; phone 983-1877. E-mail is comm-
cole@sontarosa.fl.gov.
* District 3: Don Salter, 6000 Chumuckla Highway,
Pace, FL 32571; phone 994-6426. E-mail is comm-
salter@santarosa.fl.gov.
District 4: Gordon Goodin; 6467 Avenida De
Galves, Novarre, FL 32566; phone 939-4949. E-mail is
comm-goodin@santoroso.fl.gov.
District 5: Lane Lynchard,,6495 Caroline St., Suite
M, Milton, FL 32570, phone 932-1340. E-mail is cqmm-
lynchard@santarosa.fl.gov.
The Santa Rosa County Commission meets at 9 a.m.
on second and fourth Thursdays. The leaders meet in
committee at 9 a.m. Monday preceding the Thursday
meetings. Meetings are held in commission chambers
of the Administrative Complex on U.S. 90. Phone
983-1877 for information or. to reach their offices.

CTATE C.ERNDMENMT


Monroe St., Tallahassee, FL 32399, 488-4441. E-mail:
fl governor@myflorida.com.

FEDERAL GOVERNMENT
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
Rep. Jeff Miller: 1535 Longworth House Office
Building, Washington, D.C., 20515; phone (local) 479-
1183; (D.C.) 202-225-4136; toll free 866-367-1614.
Web: www.house.gov/ieffmiller.
SENATE
Sen. Mel Martinez: 356 Russell Senate Office
Building, Washington, D.C. 20515; phone 202-224-
3041; fox 202-228-5171.
Sen. Bill Nelson: Room 571, Hart Senate Office
Building, Washington, D.C. 20510; phone 202-224-
5274, fox 202-224-8022.
WHITE HOUSE
President Barack Obama: The White House, 1600
Pennsylvania Ave., Washington, D.C. 20500; phone
202-456-1414. E-mail: president@whitehouse.gov.
Vice President Joe Biden: Office of the Vice
President, White House, 1600 Pennsylvania Ave.,
Washington, D.C. 20500; phone 202-456-1414.


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Rep. Greg Evers: 5224 Willing St., Milton, FL
32570, 983-5550. E-mail: evers.greg@leg.state.fl.us. SCHOOL GOVERNMENT
Sen. Durell Peaden Jr., 598 N. Ferdon Blvd., Suite
100, Crestview, F1 32536, 850-689-0556., SCHOOL BOARD
Gov. Charlie Crist: PL05 The Capitol, 400 S. District 1: Diane Scott, 5710 Munson Highway,


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Milton, FL 32570, 983-0413. E-mail is scottdl@mail.
sontarosa.kl2.fl.us.
District 2: Hugh Winkles, 5684 Nicklaus Lane,
Milton, FL 32570, 623-6299. E-mail is winkleseh@
mail.santarosa.kl2.fl.us.
District 3: Diane Coleman, 9400 Octavia Lane,
Navarre, FL 32566, 939-2661. E-mail is colemanmd@
mail.santarosa.kl2.fl.us.
# District 4: JoAnn J. Simpson, 5059 Faircloth St.,
Pace 32571, 994-5446. E-mail is simpsonjj@mail.
santaroso.k12.fl.us.
District 5: Edward Gray III, 1 Gray Oaks Lane, Gulf
Breeze, FL 32561, 850-932-6287. E-mail is grayem@
mail.santoroso.k1l2.fl.us.
The Santa Rosa County School Board meets at 6:30
p.m. second and fouth Thursdays at 5086 Canal St.,
Milton. Phone: 983-5000.

CITY GOVERNMENT
Milton City Hall, Mayor Guy Thompson, 6738
Dixon Street, Milton, FL 32570, 983-5400. Interim
City Manager, Brian Watkins.
Gulf Breeze City Hall, Mayor Lane Gilchrist, 1070
Shoreline Drive, Gulf Breeze, FL 32561, 934-5100.
City Manager, "Buzz" Eddy.
Town of Jay, Mayor Kurvin Quails, 3822
Highway 4, Jay, FL 32565, 675-2719.

Contact information for your elected officials
appears in every Saturday edition of the Santa Rosa
Press Gazette. Know your leaders; stay in touch.


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May 2009 Milton Garden Club Community Pride Awards

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Special to the Press Gazette Contributions were also made area adding to the landscape. The focus of the garden is a wall a Bradford Pear tree provides
with electric work and irrigation We thank all those involved who covered with flowers in front of more shade and blossoms.
The Milton Garden Club is by McCombs Electric; rocks and are making our community more the Spanish style home. A beau- Not yet blooming but beauti-
proud to present the Bfisiness/ dirt, Lonnie Joiner and sod from inviting. tiful red climbing rose graces the fully shaped in the back lawn are
Organization Community Pride Carter's Sod Farm. Bill and Kristen Sellers at top of the wall with lovely and 'several crepe myrtles, lilies and
Award for May for the "Adopt The spot is planted with TNT 4205 Regency Dr. in Pace were fragrant flowering jasmine cov- other plants with an interesting
a Spot" at the corner of Glover red Crepe Myrtle, Mary Nell Hol- presented the May Community ering one end. At the base and in border of shaped ligustrum on
Lane and Hamilton Bridge Rd. lies and Pampas Grass as well as Pride Award for a residence. front of the wall are many plants one side. We are pleased to rec-
This was a combined effort of a central plot of butterfly plants. They have worked hard for the with butterfly plants and knock- ognize this family and their ef-
the City of Milton with the Milton The turf is a native Muhly grass. 10 years they have lived in their out roses standing out. A special fort to make an especially bright
Beautification Committee, and As the summer progresses we home to make it a pleasant gar- Eisenhower Tree provides shade place in their community.
Santa. Rosa Clean Community. will see a pleasant and colorful den area in the neighborhood. as it grows in the front yard and




'Bee' aware of pollination in the vegetable garden


By Theresa Friday
Extension Faculty-Residential
Horticulture UF/IFAS Santa
Rosa County

When growing squash,
vigorously growing plants
and lots of pretty, yellow
flowers are good signs
but certainly not a guar-
antee that you will have a
bountiful harvest. Actu-
ally, those healthy-looking
plants and showy flowers
may be signaling a time
for you to literally get "as
busy as a bee."
Squash, like all mem-
bers of the cucurbit fam-
ily, have separate male
and female flowers on the
same plant. For fruit set
to occur, pollen must be
transferred from the male
to the female flower. This
process (pollination) is a
function normally carried
out by insects, most often
honeybees. '
The primary reason
the numerous yellow flow-
ers may yield little, if any,'
squash is an absence of
honeybees and the result-
ing lack of pollination. This
is especially true in urban/
suburban areas where
honeybees seldom choose
to build their hives.
An absence of honey-


bees is a real problem,
but one that can easily be
overcome if you are willing
to take their place. You car!
,play "bee" by hand trans-
ferring the pollen from the
male to the female flow-
ers. It's simple, easy and
almost always guaranteed
to result in plenty of gar-
den-fresh squash for your
dinner table.
Before we get into the
art of "playing bee," you
obviously need to be able
to tell the difference be-
tween the male and fe-
male flowers. The female
squash flowers are those
that have a very distinct
swelling or enlargement
directly behind the pet-
als which is actually the
small, immature squash
fruit. The male flowers
lack the immature fruit
and are simply attached to
the plant by a long, slen-
der stem. Both male and
female squash flowers are
open only for a single day.
They open during early
morning and generally
close by mid afternoon.


Pollination is best done in
the morning, when high
humidity helps to activate
the pollen.
Playing bee can be ac-
complished in several dif-
ferent ways.
You can use a cotton
swab or ,a small paint
brush to transfer the pol-


len from the male to the
female flower. Simply dab
either the swab or brush
into the center of a fully
open male flower, mak-
ing sure some of the yel-
low pollen grains adhere
to the cotton or bristles.
Then, transfer the pol-
len by dabbing the swab


or brush into the center
of an open female flower.
In most cases there is
enough pollen in one male
flower to pollinate three to
five female flowers.
A less sophisticated,
but just as effective, meth-
od when playing "bee" is
to simply pull off an open
male flower, remove or
peel back the flower pet-
als and then dab its pol-
len-laden center into the
center of an open female
flower. Make sure the cen-
ter of the male flower (an-
ther) makes good contact
with the center (stigma)
of the female flower. Since
this is a much less pollen-
efficient technique, use
one male flower to polli-
nate no more than three
female flowers.
If you find reason to
treat your, squash with
pesticides to control dis-
eases or insects, do, so
during late afternoon.
Spraying or dusting at this
time will greatly reduce
the chance of harming pol-
linating honey bees.


So don't let an absence
of honeybees keep you
from enjoying the great
taste of home-grown
squash. Arm yourself with
a cotton swab, small brush
or a male flower and pol-
linate away!
For more informa-
tion visit the University
of Florida IFAS publica-
tion "Hand Pollination"
at http://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/
HS398.
Theresa Friday is the
Residential Horticulture
Extension Agent for Santa
Rosa County. The use of
trade names, if used in
this article,, is solely for
the purpose of providing
Specific information. It is
not a guarantee, warran-
ty, or endorsement of the
product name(s) and does
not signify that they are'
approved to the exclusion
of others.
For additional informa-
tion about all of the county
extension services and
other articles of interest
go to: http://santarosa.
ifas.ufl.edu.


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Local


Saturday, May 30, 2009


VANDAL
from page Al

The incidents occurred
on Timberland Drive,
Creekview Lane, Westport
Drive, Highway 90, Grand-
view Drive, Church Street,
St. James Street, Myrtle
Road, Pine Ridge Drive,
Creekside Lane and Cher-
ub Circle.
Investigators are ask-
ing those with informa-
tion about these crimes to
contact the Sheriff's Office
at 983-1190 or Santa Rosa
County Crime Stoppers at
437-STOP
Information provided to
Crime Stoppers that leads
to the arrest of the suspects
can result in a cash reward
of up to $1000.00.


SUSPECT

from page Al

Grimes return it, as he
didn't have permission to
take it, the release said.
Grimes never returned the
generator, which was val-
ued at $3,200.
Investigators later found
the generator at a Pensaco-
la pawn shop.
Grimes is also the sus-
pect in numerous other
thefts in Santa Rosa and
Escambia counties.
Investigators are asking
those with any information
about Grimes' whereabouts
to contact the Sheriff's Of-
fice at 983-1190 or Santa
Rosa County Crime Stop-
pers at 437-STOP
Information provided to
Crime Stoppers that leads
to the arrest of the suspect
can result in a cash reward
of up to $1,000.


PRAYER from page Al


In other matters related
to the litigation:
According to a com-
plaint filed by the ACLU,
during a school-day lun-
cheon on Jan. 28 at the
dedication of the new
Field House at Pace High
School, Principal Frank
Lay asked the school's
athletic director to offer a
prayer to bless the food,
which he did.
The district superinten-
dent later instructed Lay
to "avoid this type of ac-
tion" as it violates the court
injunction.
Lay, who is supporting
his students and their right
to speak, admits it is hard
to teach someone of his
years new tricks.
"I was not intentionally
trying to violate the con-
sent decree," said Lay. "It
is just something you are
used to doing, and as they
say, it is hard to teach an
old dog new tricks.
"I will work with the
superintendent and the
school board to do what can
be done, but the students
earned the right and should
get the right to speak."
Lay, who has come un-
der fire for having the Ten
Commandments displayed
in the hall of Pace High as
a historical document and
offering a class on religion
as an elective, has been ad-
vised by the school board


that they will not represent
him in any further litiga-
tion.
School board employee
Michelle Winkler, the dis-
trict employee whom the
ACLU is looking to the
court to charge with con-
tempt, will be represented
by Matthew D. Staver,
founder of Liberty Counsel
and dean of Liberty Univer-
sity School of Law. ,


The ACLU filed court
documents against Winkler
at the first of the month.
The complaint alleges
that Winkler, an adminis-
trative 'assistant who was
asked to offer a "thought for
the day" at the Feb. 20 Em-
ployee of the Year banquet,
asked a district administra-
tor whether she could offer
a prayer. She was told she
could not.


Instead, the complaint
states, Winkler appeared
with her husband, who is
not a school district em-
ployee, and said he would
offer a prayer.
In response, the com-
plaint states, a March 10
memorandum was sent by
a supervisor stating that
Winkler had no authority
to have her husband of-
fer a prayer, and that she


should not do so in the
future. Winkler refused to
acknowledge receipt of the
memorandum by signing
it, according to the com-
plaint.
The Santa Rosa Press
Gazette is working dili-
gently to get the speeches
the. senior presidents were
going to give and is looking
to publish them in the June,.
3 edition.


COLLIDE from page Al


involved a Navarre man sustain-
ing critical injuries at Rush Park
Circle.
Geoffrey S. Hough, 19, of Na-
varre, was traveling east on High-
way 98 in the outside lane and was
traveling faster than the posted


speed limit; police said.
Hough approached slower traf-
fic and changed from the right lane
to left lane too quickly and began
to swerve.
Hough entered the lane of Tif-
fany Schmidt's vehicle and struck


the left rear of Schmidt's Ford Ex-
plorer, police said.
The Kia Sedona driven by
Hough spun in the median before
ejecting the driver, who landed on
the westbound lane.
Hough was transported to Bap-,


tist Hospital in Pensacola.
Schmidt, of Mary Esther, and her
passenger, Michael Hamada, of Clo-
vis, N.M., sustained minor injuries
and were not taken to a hospital.
Charges are pending, according
to the Florida Highway Patrol.


Gibson & Jarvis, P.A.
5412 Highway 90 Pace, FL 32571
(850) 995-8885


Tri-County Joint Land Use Study (JLUS) Draft Document
Available for Public Review; Public Meetings set.


The Draft Joint Land Use Study document is now available for public review and
comment. Located at www.tri-countybrac.com, the JLUS is an ongoing land use planning
effort between Eglin AFB and surrounding communities to promote compatible
community growth while protecting the health, safety, and welfare of the public and
addressing encroachment to Eglin AFB. The public is encouraged to log-on and
review the chapter applicable to their respective community. Copies of the docu-
ment are available at local public libraries.

As part of the study process, a series of public meetings have been set for
three different nights in June as follows:.
June 1 from 5-7 p.m. in the Freeport Community Center,
16040 US Hwy 331 South, Freeport
June 2 from 6-8 p.m. in the Crestview Chamber of Commerce Building,
1447 Commerce Drive, Crestview
June 4 from 6-8 p.m. in the Santa Rosa County Board of County
Commissioners Chamber, 6495 Caroline Street, Milton

JLUS consultants will be on hand to address the study's findings to date and receive
public comment regarding recommendations in the Draft JLUS Report. The meet-
ings will include an open house format with exhibits for the study area and a brief
presentation to provide a general overview of the JLUS project.

For more information, contact Jeff Fanto, Growth Project Coordinator,
at 850-609-3014 or e-mail jfanto(),co.okaloosa.fl.us.


PLANS from page Al


By following these sim-
ple steps, citizens can save
lives, money, damage and
distress:
Make a family plan.
Find out whether you live
in a hurricane evacuation
zone, and, if so, find out
where to go if an evacua-
tion is ordered. Visit http://
maps.roktech.net/santarosa
/evacuation for an evacua-
tion zone map.
Decide now about how
to care for family or friends
with special needs and
your pets. Visit http://www.
santarosa.fl.gov/animals/
disasterpiep.html for a list
of pet-friendly hotels locally
and nationally.
Set up an out-of-town
contact for your family
members to call in case you
are separated.
Evaluate your home and
surroundings. Trim haz-
ardous tree limbs and have
a plan to secure items that
could become deadly mis-
siles in a storm.
Harden and prepare
your home with proper
bracing and shutters.
Make a disaster kit that
has at least three days of
drinking water and non-
perishable food for each
person and pet, vital pre-
scription drugs, and any
needed baby supplies.
Also, include in a flashlight,
radio, extra batteries, and
cash. Check your disaster
kits for expired items.
Three days of any vi-
tal prescription drugs and
baby supplies should also
be included.
Equip your home and of-
fice with a NOAA weather
radio it just might save
your life.
Ice is considered a lux-
ury and might not be avail-


able to all residents after
a storm. Residents can
prepare by filling freezer.
bags, milk jugs, or two.-li-
ter drink bottles with water
and freezing before a storm
strikes.
If there is a major storm
or other disaster, you might
receive a recorded phone
message at your home or
business, giving instruc-
tions about what steps to
take. A citizen information
line will also be opened to
answer residents' ques-
tions. The public should
always monitor the media
for the latest instructions
from Santa Rosa County
Emergency Management
and county officials.
In addition to tradi-
tional emergency notifica-
tions systems like NOAA
radios, citizens can auto-
matically receive breaking
news alerts from Santa
Rosa County Emergency
Management via e-mail or
as a text message on their
cell phone. These alerts
contain emergency infor-
mation that may affect dai-
ly life including forest fires,
weather advisories, haz-
ardous material spills and
major road closures. Res-
idents can sign up for the
alert service at http://www.
santarosa.fl.gov/emergency/
publicwarning.html.
For more information,
get the new 2009 disaster
guide, which includes a
shopping checklist to help
prepare your family as well
as instructions about what
to do during and after any
disaster. You can get this
guide at county offices, ma-
jor retailers in the county,
or online at www.santarosa.
fl.gov, under the emergency
management button.


EXERCISE from page Al


Emergency Management
will test its new portable
electronic billboard, which
will be placed on Highway
90 near the county's admin-
istrative complex.
The activation exercise
is a weeklong exercise
that simulates hurricane
Suitor, a major storm mak-
ing direct landfall in Miami


on Thursday, May 28, and
heading toward the Florida
Gulf Coast by June 3. Santa
Rosa County Emergency
Management will be exer-
cising in a condensed time-
line of six hours but will be
involved throughout the
week by communicating
with the state emergency
operations center.






yadrutaS May 30, 2009


Local


Santa Rosa's Press Gazette I AS


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Physician marks 30 years with West Florida Community Care Center


Belen Lasquety M.D. will observe
her 30th anniversary with West
Florida Community Care Center on
May 28.
As the center's medical director,
Lasquety is responsible for caring
for the physical health needs of
patients in the 80-bed, state-owned
psychiatric hospital, which is located
on Stewart Street in Milton. People
with mental illnesses often have
physical health issues that must be
addressed with their psychiatric
diagnoses.
When Lasquety first joined the
hospital in 1979, it was a geriatric
center caring for elderly psychiatric
patients transferred from Florida
State Hospital in Chattahoochee.
At the time, Lasiuety had limited


experience in psychiatry. Her
training was in general medicine and
obstetrics-gynecology. She studied
medical journals and consulted with
the hospital's staff psychiatrist to
gain expertise in that field.
As Florida's de-
institutionalization movement
continued, the care center went from
one that cared solely for geriatric
patients to one that cares for adults
18 years old and older. Lasquety
saw other changes in her 30 years
with West Florida Community Care
Center. In 1979, schizophrenia was
the most frequent diagnosis. Now
there are more patients diagnosed
with bipolar disorder and behavioral
disorders, she said.
In 1990 the state awarded


Lakeview Center a contract to
operate West Florida Community
Care Center, which serves
Escambia, Santa Rosa, Okaloosa
and Walton counties. The focus is
on rehabilitation; helping people
develop the life skills necessary
to return to the community, build
positive relationships and work
toward a happier life. To do this,
the care center employs a variety
of clinical specialties: -medicine,
nursing, social work, psychology and
psychiatry.
An affiliate of Baptist Health Care,
Lakeview Center Inc. is a network
of behavioral health, vocational
and child protective -services. For
more information, go online to
eLakeviewCenter.org.


Dr. Irvin Williams,
Lakeview Center's direc-
tor of specialty services,
was selected as a re-
viewer for the "Science to
Service" awards program
conducted by the Sub-
stance Abuse and Mental
Health Services Adminis-
tration, U.S. Department
of Health and Human Ser-
vices.
The Science to Service
program recognizes com-
munity-based organiza-
tions that have shown ex-
emplary implementation
of evidence-based men-
tal health and substance
abuse interventions.
Williams' selection as
a reviewer confirms his
expertise in behavioral
health care and the treat-
ment of substance .abuse
disorders. As a reviewer,
* he will evaluate applica-
tions submitted to the Sci-
ence to Service program
by community providers
and coalitions. This role
allows him to contribute
to the evidence-based
movement that is gaining
strength within the hu-
man services sector.
A licensed clinical psy-
chologist, Williams heads
Lakeview Center's Opiate
Treatment Program for


people who are addicted
to prescription painkillers
and other opium-derived
drugs. He also serves as
Baptist Health Care's vice
president for corporate
diversity.
An affiliate of Baptist
Health Care, Lakeview
Center Inc. is a network
of behavioral health, vo-
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Santa Rosa, Okaloosa and
Walton counties.
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Opinion
lnlon1


Saturday, May 30, 2009


OUR VIEW .



To obey or



not to obey

We feel the thoughts of school officials and the
students they lead should be as valuable as gold.
No one is advocating a specific act, but the
thought of civil disobedience is certainly something
that would not shock us as we draw closer to the
hour of graduation when students are expected to
march into, their respective graduations as Pomp and
Circumstance plays.
But what actually is civil disobedience?
Well for those who forgot high school civics, it is
the active refusal to obey certain laws, demands and
commands of a government, or of an occupying power
without resorting to physical violence.
Not to sound like Gandhi, who became a leader of
a nation practicing and advocating civil disobedience,
but soine feel this is a way to show respectful
disagreement.
Despite George Washington and his thoughts
that civil disobedience was "one of the essential
destroyers of the fundamental principles of a
democracy," we must remember groups like the
American Civil Liberties Union didn't exist when
George chopped down the cherry tree or sailed a
silver dollar across the Potomac.
Washington chose to establish democracy by
shooting and going to war with those in England.
A document many of us were taught about in
school was the essay "Civil Disobedience" which
explained why Henry avid Thoreau didn't pay his
taxes.
Thoreau didn't want to pay his taxes because he
was protesting slavery and his views against the
Mexican-American War.
The late Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. used this very
same method as he, and those who followed him, led
Civil Rights campaigns all across the south.
The same method, with some minor adaptations,
was even used by Rosa Parks and those who
boycotted the City of Montgomery's bus system.
For their disobedience, Parks was arrested as was
Dr. King who penned his letter from the Birmingham.
Jail.
Sometimes, to point out an injustice, someone
must step up and take the lumps.
These situations are not just limited to American
soil. Egyptians used this method against British
occupation in the 1919 Revolution and so did Gandhi,
who wrote his own modern rules as he campaigned
for independence from the British Empire.
We throw out this quick history lesson to set
the stage. Some Santa Rosans are thinking civil
disobedience right now.
They're thinking this out of the practice of their
religious faith. Such faith-based actions are not
historically rare, either.
One of the most noted is Phillip Berrigan, a one-
time Roman Catholic priest who has been arrested
numerous times in acts of civil disobedience
regarding antiwar protests.
Santa Rosa's 2009 graduates must decide what is
important to them.
Do they want to bow their heads to pray?
It's hard to say if there is enough faculty to stop the
400 or so seniors from praying if that's what they want
to do and if all the parents join them, there aren't
enough employees in the Santa Rosa County School
System to stop them.
And if the ACLU wants them arrested, it may be
difficult finding a judge who is willing to violate the
students' individual rights.
Members of the ACLU should remember, it is an
all or nothing situation when it comes to prayer at
school events.
To show the ACLU it is not going to win, those
willing to stand up and face the consequences should
be admired as long as they do not get physical with
their disobedience of the consent decree.
Members of the ACLU have drawn a line in the
sand with the recent consent decree. And it has
forced the Santa Rosa County Board of Education to
agree to.
Now it looks like the future generation of Santa
Rosa County has the biggest decision of its collective
life.
Push back against the ACLU or join the
generations before them and just take another shot to
the gut as their freedoms are slowly taken away by a"
few who want to control the many.


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Your VIEWPOINTS


The ACLU needs
to get A-CLUE
It is obvious the progres-
sives, socialists; fascists,
leftists, (whatever they are)
have NOT read the follow-
ing proclamation by Barack
Obama's mentor, President
Abraham Lincoln:
"Now, therefore, in com-
pliance with the request, and
fully concurring in the views
of the Senate, I do, by this my
proclamation, designate and
set apart, Thursday, the 30th
day of April, 1863, as a day of
national humiliation, fasting,
and prayer. And I do hereby
request all the people to ab-


stain on that day from their
ordinary secular pursuits,
and.to unite, at their several
0SUARERO I ONplaces of public worship and
________ _INIONStheir respective homes, in
keeping the day holy to the
We want you to share your views on the Lord, and devoted to the
above topic(s) or any topic with other humble discharge of the re-
Santa Rosa's Press Gazette readers. Your ligious duties proper to that
views are important, too. solemn occasion.
"All this being done, in
Send your letters to: sincerity and truth, let us
then rest humbly in the-
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR hope authorized by the Di-
vine Teachings, that the
6629 Elva Street united cry of the Nation will
Milton, FL 32570 be heard on high, and an-
swered with blessings no
less than the pardon of our
Fax: 850-623-9308 national sins, and restora-
tion of our now divided and
Letters may be edited for content for to fit the suffering country, to its for-
available space. For a letter to be published, you mer happy condition of unity
must sign your name and include your phone and peace.
number and address so we may contact you for "This thirtieth day of
verification, if necessary. March ... in the year of our
Lord, one thousand eight
hundred and sixty-three.


"Signed Abraham Lin-
coln, President of the United
States of America.
Or has the A-no-CLU
ever read the Church of the
Holy Trinity v. U. S., 143 U. S.
457, 465, 470-471 (1892)?
"This is historically true.
From the discovery of this
continent to the present
hour, there is a single voice
making this affirmation. ...
These are not individual say-
ings, declarations of private
persons; they are organic
utterances; they speak the
voice of the entire people...
These and many other mat-
ters which might be noticed,
add a volume of unofficial
declarations to the mass of
organic utterances that this
is a Christian nation."
Don't forget: Congress
regularly called on a Chap-
lain to pray at every session.
Prayer in public places was
a common practice until
the secular humanists/pro-
gressives decided that our
prayers were "offensive" to
them.
President Lincoln says
he fully concurred with the
Senate when they requested
the day of prayer and fasting,
and that they recognized the
supreme authority and just
government of Almighty
God, in all the affairs of men
and of nations... as they
made this request.
The president requested
- did not demand or com-
mand or establish!
President Lincoln re-
quested that the people ab-
stain from secular pursuits


and gather at their places
of public worship mean-
ing wherever and whatever
place of worship THEY
chose all still requesting,
not demanding or "estab-
lishing."
Lincoln realized that the
vast majority, of the people
(in his day and time, in
America) were connected
with some religious church.
He said go to the church of
your choice. Where is the
"establishment" of a reli-
gion.?
Lincoln encouraged the
people of America to "rest
humbly" in the HOPE that
the united cry of the Nation
would be heard as the people
called upon THEIR God, in
the church of THEIR choice
- nothing demanding, noth-
ing "establishing."
Lawyers seldom, if ever,
study the U. S. Constitu-
tion. Those who do, are rare.
Most lawyers are indoctri-
nated into the philosophy
of Positivism, which was
introduced in the 1870s by
the Dean of Harvard Law
School (name those of our
government who are from
Harvard), Christopher
Columbus Langdell (1826-
1906). This man applied
Darwin's notion of evolution
to jurisprudence. Positivism
if nothing short of Relativ-
ism meaning everything
is "relative."
There are no absolutes,
no wrong or right. This
philosophy is prevalent
throughout our current judi-
cial system.


Langdell's atheistic phi-
losophy introduced case
law into the judiciary the
study of other judges' deci-
sions rather than what the
Constitution says. Ask any
lawyer today, and he will tell
you case law is the onlyprac-
tice from local judges to
the U. S. Supreme Court. It
used to be that judges were
asked HOW to interpret
the Constitution. Today the
question is WHETHER to
. interpret the Constitution.
(Well documented, from
original source, historical
records, see: Original Intent,
The Courts, the Constitu-
tion, and Religion. Dr. David
Barton, 1996, Wallbuilders,
Aledo, Texas.
Also, The Heritage Guide
to The Constitution, Edwin
Meese, Ed., 2005, Heritage
Foundation.
This is NOT an exhaus-
tive study on the subject.
There are many volumes
that will show that the ACLU
is 100 degrees away from the
original intent of those great,
learned statesmen (we call
Founding Fathers) who
gave us life, liberty, and the
pursuit of happiness and
I have never read anywhere
in history that they wanted
us to be sensitive to those
who would work to destroy
the heritage left us by those
-who pledged their lives, their
fortunes, and their sacred
honor to give us the freedom
and liberty we have enjoyed.
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A7 I Santa Rosa's Press Gazette


Church


Saturday, May 30, 2009


African Methodist
Episcopal Zion, Isa-
iah Chapel AME Zion
Church, 5038 Dr. Martin
Luther King, Jr. Drive,
Milton
African Methodist Episco-
pal, Greater Bethlehem
AME, 5299 Richburg St.,
Milton

Anglican
Trinity by the Fields, 4980
West Spencerfield Road,
Pace

Apostolic
First Apostolic Church,
5574 E. Highway 90,
Milton
Pace Apostolic Church,
4763 Old Guernsey Road,
Pace

Assemblies of God
Assembly of God, New
Harvest, 4289 Berryhill
Rd., Pace
Bagdad Ist Assembly of
God, 4513 Forsyth Street,
Bagdad
East Milton Assemby of
God, 5174 Ward Basin
Road, Milton
Ebenezer Assembly of God,
Ebenezer Church Road,
Jay
Faith Chapel Assembly-of
God, 8080 South Airport
Road, Milton
First Assembly of God,
6163 Dogwood Drive,
Milton
Harold Assemby, of God,
10495 Goodrange Rd,
Milton
New Harvest Fellowship
Assembly of God, E. High-
way 90, Pace
Jay First Assembly of God,
400 S. Alabama Street,
Jay
McLellan Assembly of God,
6050 Three Notch Trail,
Milton
New Hope Assembly of
God, 9550 Chumuckla
Hwy, Pace
Pace Assembly of God,
3948 Hwy 90, Pace
Welcome Assembly of God,
8581 Welcome Church
Road, Milton

Bahai's of Santa
Rosa
Bohai's of Santa Rosa,
5406 Dogwood Avenue,
Milton

Baptist ABA
Berryhill Road Baptist-
ABA, 3095 Berryhill Road,
Milton
Bethel Missionary Baptist
- ABA, 6178 Old Bagdad
Hwy., Milton
Fellowship Baptist Church
ABA, 5223 Hwy. 90, Pace
First Baptist Church ABA


of East Milton, 8178 S Air-
port Rd., East Milton
First Missionary Baptist
- ABA, 3949 Pace Road,
Pace
Galilee Missionary Baptist-
ABA, Hwy 90, West Milton

Baptist
Avalon Baptist, 4316 Ava-
lon Blvd., Milton
East Side Baptist, 4884
Ward Basin Road, Milton
Faith Baptist, 6423 Ham-
ilton Bridge Rd, Milton
First Baptist of Harold,
10585 Goodrange Drive,
Milton
Liberty Baptist Church,
6763 Margaret Street,
Milton
Mount Pilgrim Baptist,
5103 Dr. Martin Luther
King, Jr. Street, Milton
St. John Divine Mission-
ary Baptist, 5363 St. Johns
Street, Milton

Baptist -
Independent
Bible Baptist Church of
Pace, 4001 Vern Street,
Pace '
Bible Way Baptist Church,
5976 Dogwood Drive
Milton
Brownsdale Baptist Church,
Chumuckla Hwy. Jay
Joy Bible Baptist, 8613
Hwy. 90, Milton
Pleasant Hill Missionary
Baptist, 5550 Econfina
Street, Milton
Solid Rock Baptist, 6760
East Gate Road, Milton
Trinity Baptist, 5301
Highway 90, Pace
Victory Baptist, 4000
Avalon Blvd., Milton
West Florida Baptist, 5621
Hwy 90, Miltoh
Fil Am Bqptist Church, 5240
Dogwood Drive, Milton

Baptist -Southern
Avalon Baptist, 4316 Ava-
lon Blvd., Milton
Betrydale Baptist Church,
6730 Hwy. 4, Jay
Billory 1st Baptist of Hol-
ley-Navarre, Highway 87
North Holley
Blackwater Baptist, 11689
Munson Hwy., Milton
Calvary Baptist, Hwy. 89,
Allentown
Cora Baptist, 12953 Hwy
197, Jay
East Side Baptist, 4884
Ward Basin Road, Milton
Ferris Hill Baptist, 6848
Chaffin Street. Milton
First Bagdad Baptist, 4529
Forsyth St., Bagdad
First Baptist of Garcon
Point, 1780 Garcon Point
Rd., Milton
First Baptist of Milton,
6797 Caroline St., Milton
Florida Baptist Conven-
tion, 3418 Ashmore Lane,
Pace


Floridatown Baptist, 3851
Diamond Street, Pace
Harold First Baptist, 10585
Good Range Dr, Milton
Harmony Ridge Baptist,
5536 Hwy. 90 W, Pace
Hickory Hammock Baptist,
Hickory Hammock Rd,
E.Milton
Immanual Baptist, 4187
Hwy. 90, Pace
James Street Baptist, 6658
James Street, Milton
Jay First Baptist, 214 S.
Alabama Street, Jay
Living Truth Church (Con-
temporary), Meeting at
S.S. Dixon Intermediate
School, Pace
Mount Calvary So. Baptist,
5300 Berryhill Road
Milton
New Bethel Baptist, 10995
Chumuckla Hwy., Jay
New Life Baptist, 6380,
Bayberry Street, Milton
Mount Pleasant Baptist,
6151. Dogwood Dr., Milton
Olivet Baptist, 5240 Dog-
wood Drive, Milton
Pine Level Baptist, 3300
Pine Level Church Road,
Jay
Pine Terrace Baptist, 6212
Pine Blossom Road
Milton
Pleasant Home Baptist,
8500 Pleasant Home,
Munson
Santa Rosa Baptist Asso.,
6820 Hwy. 87 North
Milton,
Spring Hill Baptist Church,
9214 Munson Hwy.,
Milton
Wallace Baptist Church,
6601 Chumtfckla Hwy.
Woodbine Baptist Church,
4912 Woodbine Road,
Pace

Baptist -
Missionary
Mt. Bethel Baptist, 175
Limit Street, Milton
'New Macedonia Baptist
Church, 4751 Chumuckla
Hwy., Pace
New Providence Missionary
Baptist, 4175 Popcorn Rd.,
Milton
First Missionary Baptist
Church, 3949 Pace Road,
Pace

Catholic
St. Rose of Lima Catholic
Church, 6457 Park Ave. SW
Milton

Charismatic
Sheperd House Ministry,
5739 Stewart St. Milton
New Hope Community
Church, Meeting at Russel
Center at Locklin Tech,
Berry Hill, Milton

Church of Christ
Bagdad Chuch of Christ,
4413 Garcon Point Hwy.,


Bagdad
Berryhill Church of Christ,
3679 Berryhill Rd Pace
Jay Church of Christ, E.
Highway 4, Jay
Margaret Street Church
of Christ, 6745 Margaret
Street, Milton
McLellan Church of Christ,
Munson Hwy Milton
Susan St. Church of Christ,
600 Susan St. Milton
West Milton Church of
Christ, 5300 Highway 90,
Pace
Pea Ridge Church of Christ,
4400 Bell Lane, Pea
Ridge

Church of God
in Christ
Ferris Hill Church of God in
Christ, 909 N. Alabama St.,
Milton
World Church of God, Mil-
ton Worship Center, 5177
Stewart St., Milton
Community Chapel Church
of God, 4300 Pace Lane,
south of Wal-Mart
Church of God in Christ,
5887 N. Stewart St.,
Milton

Church of GOD
Covenant Church of God,
4645 School Ln., Pace
Church of God of Prophecy,
600 Glover Lane, Milton,
FL

Community Of
Christ
Community of Christ, 6656
Raymond Hobbs St.,
Milton /

Church of Jesus
Christ of Latter
Day Saints
Church of Jesus Christ of
Latter day Saints, 5737 Ber-
ryhill Rd., Milton
Church of Jesus Christ of
Latter day Saints, 2828 Har-
vest Rd, Jay
Church of Jesus Christ of,
Latter day Saints, 1753 Sea
Lark Ln, Navarre

Episcopal
St. Mary's Episcopal
Church, 6842 Oak St.
Milton

Full gospel
Milton Victory Ministries,
7235 E. Hwy 90 Milton
Living Faith Church, 7400
Reformation Rd., Milton
True Grace Fellowship
Church, 5178 Willard Nor-
ris Rd., Milton

Holiness
Hollandtown Holiness
Church, 1851 Pineview


Church Rd, Jay Contact:
Hansel Prescott 675-
4346
Cobbtown Holiness, 4700
Greenwood Rd., Jay

Independent
Grace Bible Church, 623
Chestnut, Milton

Interdenominational
Ken Sumerall Ministries,
4901 Forest Creek Dr.,
Pace

Jehovah's
Witnesses
Jehovah's Witnesses Milton
congregation, 5696 Berryhill
Rd., Milton

Lutheran
Eternal Trinity Lutheran
Church, 6076 Old Bagdad
Hwy., Milton

Methodist
Christ United Methodist
Church, 5983 Dogwood Dr.,
Milton
Chumuckla United Method-
ist Church, 9475 Chumuckla
Hwy., Jay
Elizabeth Chapel United
Methodist Church, 8008 Chu-
muckla Hwy., Pace
1st United Meth.Church
of Pace, 4540 Chumuckla
Hwy., Pace
Woodbine United Method-
ist Church, 5200 Woovine,
Pace
Bagdad United Methodist
Church, 4540 Forsyth St.;
Bagdad
First United Methodist
Church, 6830 Berryhill Rd.,
Milton
Jay United Methodist
Church, 300 South Ala-
bama St., Jay
Mae Edwards Memorial
United Methodist Church, 5052
Mulat Road, Milton
Pineview United Method-
ist Church, 1400 Pineview
Church Rd., Jay
Wesley Memorial United
Methodist Church, 4701
School Ln., Pace
Woodbine United Method-
ist Church, 5200 Woodbine
Rd., Pace

Nazarene
New Faith Church of
Nazarene, 4900 Berryhill
Rd., (Berryhill School)
623-1717

Non-Denominational
Christian Life Church, 4401
Avalon Blvd., Milton
Church of the Living God,
3375 Garcon Pt., Milton
New Hope Community
Church, Locklin Tech, Ber-
ryhill, Milton


New Testament Church,
5277 Glover Lane, Milton
Shepherd House Minis-
tries, 5739 N. Stewart St.,
Milton
Word Alive Christian
Church, 5707 Stewart St.,
Milton
West Milton Church of
Christ, 5300 Highway 90,
Pace

Pentecostal
Gospel Lighthouse Church,
10001 Chumuckla Hwy.,
Pace
United Pentecostal Church
of Berrydale, 7580 Hwy. 4,
Jay

Pentecostal -
Holiness
Mount Zion Pentecostal Ho-
liness Church, 5532 Osceola
St., Milton
Chumuckla Pentecostal
Holiness Church, 2841 Hwy.
182, Jay
New Vision Worship
Center, 5573 Stewart St.
Milton
Roeville Holiness Church,
Munson Hwy., Milton
Cobbtown Holiness Church,
4700 Greenwood Road,
(Hwy 164) Jay

Presbyterian PCA
Westminster Presbyte-
rian Church PCA, 6659 Park
Avenue, Milton

Presbyterian USA
First Presbyterian Church
of Milton, 5206 Elmira St.,
Milton
Pace Presbyterian Church,
4587 Woodbine Rd., Pace

Primitive Baptist
Bethlehem Primitive Baptist
Church, 5339 Zero Ln.,
, Milton
Mount Zion Primitive
Baptist Church, 603 4th Av.,
Milton

Protestant
Milton SDA Church, 5288
Berryhill Rd., Milton

Seventh-Day,
Adventist
Milton Seventh-Day Adven-
tist Church, 5288 Berryhill
Rd., Milton

United Pentecostaj
First Pentecostal Church of
Bagdad, 4636 Forsyth St.,
Bagdad

Vineyard
Bay Area Vineyard Church,
5163 Dogwood Drive,
Milton


'So powerful is the light of unity that it can illumine the whole earth'


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850-686-9569

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Celebrate with us!

Sunday School 9:00 a.m.
Morning Worship 10:00 a.m.
Evening Worship 6:00 p.m.
Wednesday Opportunities available
for all ages 6:30 p.m.

5983 Dogwood Drive, (Hwy 89), Milton
Church Office: 623-8820 John F. Edwards, Pastor 8


Pace Community Church


Reaching Seekers, Building Believers


Features...
* Live band, contemporary music www.PacE
* Exceptional children's & teen ministry
* Safe, clean nursery & preschool classes
* Small Groups & Seminars

Affiliation...
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Where? 4310 North Spencerfield Rd. Pace 32571
When? 2 Great Services on Sunday at 9:30 am & 11:00 am


Come find your place with Us!
Wesley Memorial United Methodist Church

Sunday School -9 a.m.
Worship Service 10 a.m.
Pastor Mark Dees
4701 School Lane
994-6213


EPISCOPAL St. Mary's
CHURCH 1
1 R Episcopal Church

The Rev. John Wallace
Services:
... Sunday Holy Eucharist: 8:00 & 10:00 am
Sunday School: 9:45 am
Wednesday Holy Eucharist: 6:00 pm
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hone 0 32570 www.stmarysmilton.com
Phone (850) 623-2905


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ABC's 'Dancing with the Stars' coming to Pensacola


Tickets now on sale
SPECIAL TO THE PRESS GAZETTE
PENSACOLA Cast members
from the hit TV show "Dancing
with the Stars" are coming to
Pensacola Monday, June 15, for
the Life's a Dance event, which
will benefit Covenant Hospice.


Tony Dovolani, Elena Grinen-
ko, Derek Hough, Mark Ballas,
Fabian Sanchez, Eric Luna and
Georgia Ambarian will be danc-
ing for the Pensacola crowd,
as well as local celebrities who
will be paired with Fred Astaire
Dance Studio dancers to include
local studio owners Victor Luna
and Dawn Westberry.
The event kicks off at 7 p.m.


Monday, June 15, at the Saenger
Theatre in downtown Pensacola.
Local dance celebrities com-
peting in the event include Roy
Jones Jr., Greg Litton, Teri Levin,
Sue Straughn, Malcolm Ballinger,
Leslie Ingram, Dan Brask and
Anita Ingram.
Tickets for Life's a Dance
went on sale Tuesday, May 19,
and are $75 per person, with VIP


tickets available at $150, which
include prominent seating at the
event and cast party following the
event at Jackson's restaurant.
Proceeds from the event will
benefit the underfunded and non-
reimbursed programs offered by
Covenant Hospice. Tickets can
be purchased through Ticket
Master or at the Saenger Theatre,
box office.


For more information about
Life's a Dance or sponsorship op-
portunities, please contact Leah
Harrison at 208-7122 or www.
covenanthospice.org. Covenant
Hospice is a not-for-profit orga-
nization dedicated to providing
comprehensive, compassionate
services to patients and loved
ones during times of life-limiting
illnesses.


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Santa Rosa's Press Gazette | A9


Navarre Pier



construction


celebration



event scheduled

SPECIAL TO THE PRESS GAZETTE

The Santa Rosa County Board of County Commis-
sioners, Ed Waters and Sons Contracting Company
and PBS&J will celebrate the progress of construction
of the much awaited new Navarre Beach Pier at 1:30
p.m. Thursday, May 28. The event will take place at
the new Navarre Beach Pier construction site at 8704
Gulf Blvd.
The public is invited to attend the event, which will
feature the setting of the pier's pile cap No. 2. In ad-
dition, all attendees will be invited to be a part of a
photo, which will be permanently displayed upon com-
pletion of the project. The photo will serve as a symbol
of the resilience of Santa Rosa County residents and
the historic recovery process after hurricanes Ivan
and Dennis.


'Feast with the Beast' commemorates


25th anniversary of the zoo


Event to feature live music, food tasting, train rides and live auction


SPECIAL TO THE PRESS GAZETTE
GULF BREEZE The
ZOO-Northwest Florida
will celebrate 25 years of
entertaining and educat-
ing Northwest Florida
with "Feast with the
Beast," featuring food,
live music and animal en-
counters from 7 p.m. until
midnight June 19. Guests
will have the opportunity
to explore The ZOO's wild
pathways, sample exotic
dishes from some of the
Emerald Coast's most cel-
ebrated restaurants and
caterers, and enjoy live en-
tertainment from Marsha,
Marsha, Marsha and the
Smart Brothers.
In addition to food and
music, there will be a live
auction featuring a Rolex
watch donated by Jewel-
er's Trade Shop, a week-
end in New Orleans and
a "Be Beautiful" package


that includes eight weeks
of Pilates training and a
full day at Still Waters Day
Spa. Safari train rides and
animal encounters also
will be available through-
out the evening.
The night's menu in-
cludes food from top local
restaurants: Angus, Appe-
tite 4 Life, Billy Bob's Bar-
beque, Bullfeathers Beach
Bar & Grill, The Crab Trap
- Pensacola, Dog House
Deli, Famous Daves Bar-
beque, The Fish House,
Firehouse Subs, Hopjacks,
Sailor's Grill, The Happy
Pig Caf6, Hubbard's Cup-
board, Landry's Seafood
House, The Melting Pot,
Moreno Cottage Caf6, Nel-
lie's Deli, Nouveau Pas-
tries & Catering, Paradise
Bar & Grill, Peg Leg Pete's,
Reverie Bakery Cafe, Side-
lines Sports Bar & Restau-
rant, Vinnie R's, and Zea's
Restaurant. Guests can


participate in the People's
Choice Awards to recog-
nize their favorite dishes
of the evening.
Honorary Event Chair-
man Corbett Davis ex-
pects a "wildly successful"
event in honor of one of
the region's most popular
spots. "For 25 years The
ZOO has entertained our
families and the families
of visitors to our region.
This is our opportunity to
say 'thank you' to The ZOO
and provide a great night
of fun for everyone who at-
tends," said Davis.
Advance tickets are $80
per individual or $150 per
couple, and any remaining
tickets the day of the event
will be $90 per individual
and $165 per couple. Tick-
ets are available at The
ZOO Northwest Florida
by phone at 850-932-2229
ext. 106 or online at www.
zoofeast.com. Dress code


for the evening is safari
casual.
For sponsorship oppor-
tunities, contact Debbie
Wein at dwein48@yahoo.
com or Susan Ozburn at
850-932-2229 ext. 101. Res-
taurants and caterers
that would like to promote
their business at the event
can contact Adrienne Mc-
Gregor at adriennemc-
gregor@live.cori or 850-
207-4773.
The ZOO-Northwest
Florida, in Gulf Breeze, is
home to more than 1,200
animals.
Visitors can explore
various animal habitats
and take a ride on the Sa-
fari Line Limited Train,
which winds through more
than 30 acres of free-roam-
ing wildlife. For additional
information, contact Dany-
elle Lantz at 850-932-2229
or visit www.thezoonorth-
westflorida.org.


Florida Trail Association Agency to administer grants for organizations


Special to the Press Gazette
The Santa Rosa Arts and Cul-
ture Foundation Inc. (SRACF) an-
nounces the 2009 Community Arts
Grant Program. The SRACF will
be allocating several grants of $500
dollars or less and accepting pro-
posals for up to $2,500 from Santa
Rosa County Arts and Culture
based organizations.
The SRACF is riow accepting
grant applications for the 2009
Community Grants Program. To-
tal funds available for grants will
be $15,000. All grants must be
matched on a one-to-one (100 per-
cent) basis with cash.
In 2004, the Santa Rosa County
Board of County Commission-
ers designated the SRACF as the


Arts Agency of Santa Rosa County.
Grants funding will be limited to
Santa Rosa County organizations.
Regional programs should contact
the Grants Committee to deter-
mine eligibility. Young, emerging
organizations are encouraged to
apply. The following criteria must
be met for eligibility: The appli-
cant organization must be based in
Santa Rosa County; the applicant
organization must be incorporated
as a nonprofit corporation within
the state of Florida; the applicant
must provide a copy of the orga-
nization's IRS 501(c)3 tax exempt
letter of determination if the grant
request exceeds $500.
Grant applications must.be re-
ceived by 3:30 p.m. September 15 at
one of the following two locations:


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A Place of Love, Acceptance,
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Sunday 8:30 & 10:30 AM
Wednesday 7:00 PM Bible Study


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(1) Friday, June 5, at
6 p.m. Join the Florida
Trail Association for the
monthly Dinner Hike.
Free. Dinner following
at a local restaurant. De-
tails: 850-434-8861
(2) Saturday, June 6,
at 8 a.m. Join the Florida
Trail Association for Na-
tional Trails Day with a
hike on the Alaqua Creek
Trail at Eglin AFB. Free.
Details: 850-939-0966
(3) Saturday, June 6,
at 8 a.m. Join the Florida
Trail Association for Na-
tional Trails. Day with a
hike at the Perdido River
Nature Preserve. Free.
Details: 850-932-0125
(4) Saturday, June 6,
at 8 p.m. Join the Florida
Trail Association for Na-
tional Trails Day with a
Moonlight Hike' on Pen-
sacola Beach. Meet at the
entrance to Ft. Pickens
for a ranger-led hike along
the beach. Free. Details:
850-932-0125
(5) Saturday, June 13,'
at 11 a.m. Join the Flori-
da Trail Association for a
hike/bike/swim and picnic
at Ft. Pickens. Hamburg-
ers will be provided for a
cost of $5. Bring a covered
dish. Details: 850-932-0125
(6) Saturday, June 13,


Special to the Press Gazette

What are your plans for
community involvement
this coming year? We're
sure your first answer is
"RELAY FOR LIFE." The
American Cancer Society
Relay For Life of Milton
wishes to extend an invi-
tation to you so that you
can join an exciting team
of volunteers to plan this
remarkable event for
2010. The Relay For Life
is a fun and inspirational
event that brings a com-
munity together to raise
funds for cancer research.
Our efforts to bring much-
needed funds for develop-
ment of new prevention
and detection programs
are at the forefront of
our mission. The steer-
ing committee is made
up of volunteers just like
you! No matter what your
skills and talents might
be or how much time
you have to give, you will
make a difference in the
fight against cancer. Sure-
ly you can take the time,
once a month, for an hour
each month, to help plan
for 2010!
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at 8 a.m. Volunteers need-,
ed by the Florida Trail As-
sociation for trail mainte-
nance on Eglin AFB. De-
tails: 850-492-8258
(7) Thursday, June
18, at 6:30 p.m. Monthly
meeting of the Florida
Trail Association at First
Christian Church. Visitors
welcome. Details: 850-932-
0125
(8) Saturday, June 20,
at 8 a.m. Join the Florida
Trail Association for a
canoe/kayak trip on the
upper Yellow River in Ala-
. bama. Free. Details: 850-
682-6098
(9) Saturday, June 27,
at 8 a.m. Join the Florida
Trail Association for a ca-
noe/kayak trip. Free. Con-
tact Ed Williamson for de-
tails at 850-474-5359.
(10) Sunday, June 28,
at 9 a.m. Join the Florida
Trail Association for a ca-
noe/kayak trip on Juniper
Creek in the Blackwater
River State Forest. Free.
Details: 850-484-9111
(11) Every Tuesday and
Thursday at 8 a.m. Volun-
teers needed by the Flor-
ida Trail, Association for
trail maintenance in the
Blackwater River Forest
and Eglin AFB. Details:
850-994-5944; 850-341-1389


We will continue our
mission to decrease can-
cer incidences in our
area through the help of
generous volunteers and
dedicated staff. The ACS
Relay For Life is a com-
munity event in every
sense of the word. It is a
chance for the commu-
nity to come together for
one common cause. Being
a part of Relay For Life
means you are a part of a
national grassroots move-
ment to fight cancer.,Being
a Relay For Life volunteer
means you are making life
better for cancer survi-
vors, patients, caregivers
and their families.
Please join us at Oops
Alley, 3721 Highway 90 in
Pace, at 6 p.m. Thursday,
June 4, to learn of all the
committee positions avail-
able that help to plan and
organize the 2010 Milton
Relay For Life. For more
information, contact Polly
Brown, event chair, at 516-
1495 or fiuPcola@aol.com.
There's nothing more re-
warding or memorable
than being an organizer
for the Milton Relay For
Life.


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Special to the Press Gazette
Mr. and Mrs. Chuck Riley of Milton,
Fla., are pleased to announce the en-
gagement of their daughter, Heather
Ann Riley, to Jacob Talmadge Jordan. He
is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Edward Jordan
of Milton.
Heather is a graduate of Milton High
School and a 2009 graduate of the Uni-
versity of West Florida with a degree in
professional accountancy and a minor in
finance. Currently, she is seeking a Mas-


ter of Accountancy from the University of
West Florida and is employed as a staff
accountant at Joshua C. Durst Account-
ing and Tax.
Jacob is also a Milton High School
Graduate and a 2005 graduate of the Uni-
versity of West Florida with a degree in
physical education. Currently, he is a
teacher of physical education at Jay El-
ementary.
The couple will be married Saturday,
July 11, 2009, at the First Baptist Church
of Milton.


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Tri cities chapter meets
every Thursday at 7am
at Oops Alley
3721 Hwy. 90
Pace, Florida 32571
Any questions contact
Debbie Coon at

393-3666
www.tricitiesbni.com


Gulf Coast Business
Professionals meet every
Tuesday at 7:30 am
at Tiger Point Gulf Club
1255 Country Club Rd.
Gulf Breeze, Florida 32566
Any questions contact
Greg Cowel at

910-0902.
www.bni-mobile.com


Elder Affairs hosts leaders,

seniors at first Elder Summit


The Florida Department'
of Elder Affairs hosted the
state's first Elder Summit,
bringing together lead-
ers of several organiza-
tions that help address the
needs of Florida's seniors.
Elder Affairs Secretary E.
Douglas Beach convened
the summit at the Tallahas-
see Senior Center.
The event attracted
more than 100 seniors and
other attendees focused on
the theme "Dispelling the
Myths of Aging." A panel
'discussion on the present
and future of aging services
in Florida covered a range
of topics, from health care
and senior employment to
age dis,""mination and dis-
abilities. With more than


4.36 million residents age'
60 and older, Florida has
the largest concentration
of seniors in the nation.
"Elders represent one
of the fastest-growing pop-
ulation groups in our state,
one with unique needs and
challenges. We simply can-
not afford to move forward
without carefully planning
for our" seniors' future,"
Beach said. "This Elder
Summit was a great way to
bring policymakers togeth-
er with the seniors who will
be affected by those poli-
cies."
Among those joining
Beach at the Elder Summit
were Lori Parham, AARP
Florida State Director;
Bryan Vaughan, executive


director of the Governor's
Commission on Disabili-
ties; and Larry Kranert,
chief general counsel of the
Florida Commission on Hu-
man Relations.
The Elder Summit was
organized by the depart-
ment's Communities fdr a
Lifetime initiative, which
promotes planning in areas,
such as housing, transpor-
tation, health and wellness,
volunteerism, interg6nera-
tional programs and em-
ployment. The program's
goal is to foster community
improvements that benefit
residents of all ages in order
to help seniors remain in-
dependent and age in place
within their communities
throughout their lifetimes.


Pensacola Village to host open house


Special to the Press Gazette
'Historic Pensacola Village will host its
18th annual summer open house from 10
a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, June 6. Admission
to all of the museums and historic homes
will be free and open to the public during
the event. Historic Pensacola Village is
at 205 E. Zaragoza St. in downtown Pen-
sacola.
"This is a great opportunity ,for those
who have never visited to experience us for
the first time and for free," said Dena Bush,
museum educator. "Guests will receive a
fun and unparalleled experience by visiting


Historic Pensacola Village, and what better
way to commemorate the 450th anniversa-
ry of Pensacola than to visit one of the city's
premier museum sites!"
Visitors are encouraged to participate
in the free day of tours where they will
discover archaeology, museums and Pen-
sacola's rich history, from the Spanish co-
lonial period through the roaring 1920s.
West Florida Historic Preservation Inc.
is a direct support organization of the Uni-
versity of West Florida.
For more .information, contact West
Florida Historic Preservation at 850-595-
5985 or visit historicpensacola.org.


Baptist Family Medicine Pace
Open 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday Friday
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Sports SIDELINE


City of Milton Youth Football Reg-
istration: The City of Milton youth foot-
ball registration is underway for children
ages 5-14 interested in participating can
register at the Milton Community Center,
register for football Monday through Fri-
day from noon to 8 p.m. Registration ends
when teams are full. The $95 participa-
tion fee includes: Gulf Coast Youth Foot-
ball Alliance registration, end of the year
trophy, game jersey (child keeps),' use of:
shoulder pads, helmet, 7 piece pad set,
mouth piece, game pants, a jamboree and
games. For more information, visit www.
cityofmiltonpr.nexo.com, call 850-983-5466

East Milton Football Registration:
East Milton Youth Association's football
registration is going on now for children
ages 5-14. Registration fee is $95 per player
and includes registration with Gulf Coast
Youth Football Alliance, game jersey, tro-
phy, use of: shoulder pads, helmet, game
pants, 7 piece pad set & mouth piece. For
more information contact Carl Wells @
313-5440 or 983-8400 or visit us on the web
at www.eastmiltonyouthsports.com

2009/2010 Academy and Competi-
tive Soccer Programs: The Futbol Club
of Santa Rosa will be conducting tryout
and registering players for the Acad-
emy Soccer Program (U12 and younger)
and Competitive Soccer Program (U13
and older) on June 1-2, 2009. The time
are 5:00-6:30 pm for Academy and 5:30-
8:00 pm for Competitive. The Academy
is a developmental program designed to
develop the passion and skills needed to
play at the competitive and high school
level. The Competitive Program is geared
toward players who have outgrown the
recreational or Academy programs and
are looking for a more challenging soccer
environment.
FCSR's goal is to develop each and
'every players soccer skills, character,
and self-esteem to his or her fullest po-
tential in a safe, enjoyable, competitive
environment. We put the development
of each individual player above winning.
FCSR is built on the emphasis of the club
as a whole not on any individual team.
FCSR will focus on promoting the very
finest soccer education for its players and
coaches.
For more information contact Director
of Coaching, Louie Sahin at 850-686-0192
or l.sahin@mchsi.com or visit our website
,at www.fcsantarosa.com

Mullet Dinners: The Milton High
School basketball program will be sell-
ing fried mullet dinners on June 8. Din-
ners include mullet, slaw, baked beans,
and dessert and are available for $6. Food
for this event is being provided by Nich-
ols Seafood. Meal delivery is available. To
place an order call 983-5600

2009 Summer Soccer Camps at FCSR:
Fuitbol Club of Santa Rosa announced the
dates of our hugely popular summer camp
programs. Director of Coaching, Louie Sa-
hin will conduct two summer camps at FC
Santa Rosa in 2009. The cost for each ses-
sion is $75 per player.
Dates for the first camp are June 8-
10 and the second camp is August 1-3.
Sessions for both camps are as follows:
8:00am -10:30am is for campers in the U9
through U12. U13 through U18 sessions
are at 5:30pm through 8:00pm. Camps are
scheduled this way to minimize the risk of
heat exposure.
For more information, contact Louie
Sahin at 850-686-0192 or visit our website
at www.fcsantarosa.com

Milton Baseball Camp: The Milton
Panther Baseball program is offering two
camps this summer. The first camp will
be for players age 7-11 and the second
camp will be for players age 12-15. Each
camp is designed to teach the fundaments
of baseball: hitting, fielding, throwing,
base running, and situational play. Camp
instructors will include the Milton High
School baseball coaches and players. The
camp will run from June 8 to June 11 and
will be into two sessions 8 a.m. to 11 a.m.
and noon to 3 p.m. Each camper will re-
ceive a camp T-shirt and a personal video
of themselves hitting, fielding, and throw-
ing. For more information call 983-5600,
ext. 143.

Volleyball tourney: Miracle Strip
Volleyball Academy in conjunction with
USA Volleyball's Gulf Coast Region will
be hosting The 2-person Beach Series
on June 13th & 14th for Junior Girls and
Boys. This year, adult divisions will also
be offered. The Age groups for the Juniors
are: 18 & Under, 16 & under, 14 & under,
and 12 & under, with Adults: Open, AA/A,
and BB/B Co-Ed divisions: Open/AA and
A/BB. The Host site this season will be
the Boardwalk Beach Resort. For Regis-
tration please contact the Gulf Coast Re-
gion at: www.gulfcoastvolleyball.org Click
on Beach. Or email Robin Smith (MSVA)
at: msva_volleyball@hotmail.com. Boost-
ers and HS Athletic check out the Gulf
Coast Region's incentives to bring in new
players.


Summer Adult Soccer League:
The Summer 2009 Adult Soccer League
at FC Santa Rosa will be played June 1 -
August 17. Registration will open May 15,
and can be completed in person or online
at this site.


The registration fees are $65 this cov-
ers the costs for referees (U.S. Soccer
Federation certified), registration with
US Club Soccer (our adult league affilia-
tion), and player passes.
FCSR adult jerseys (1 red, 1 white) are
purchased separately from Surf, Soccer
and Sun. These will be available at the
field or you can contact SurfSoccerAnd-
Sun@yahoo.com

35th Billy Bowlegs 5K Run/Walk:
June 6th at 10:30PM at Fort Walton Beach
High School. Early registration is $18 un-
til May 26th $20 May 27th to June 5th
and $25 on race day. For entry form, reg-
istration and additional information visit
the Race Calendar at www.nwftc.com or
contact Bonnie Cardow phone 651-5631
or email bowlegs@nwftc.com You may
register online at www.active.com until
June 2nd.

Challenger Sports Soccer Camp: East
Milton Youth Association will be hosting
a Challenger Sports Soccer Camp June
8th June 12th from 9am 12pm daily for
kids ages 6-16 and and evening camp from
5pm 6pm for kids ages 3-5. The cost of
the half day camp is $105 and for the eve-
ning camp is $65. The Challenger Sports
Soccer Camp provides players of all ages
and abilities the opportunity to receive
high-level soccer coaching from a team of
international experts. Each day includes
individual foot skills, technical skills, tacti-
cal practices, small-sided games, coached
scrimmages, and a daily tournament.
For more information visit our web site @
www.eastmiltonyouthsports.com or call
Valerie 983-9705.

Kickball League: East Milton Adult
Co-ed Summer Kickball is forming. Four
females per team are required and reg-
istration is $175 per team, minimum of
10 players, maximum of 20 players, 10
game season games on Tuesday nights.'
This league is for ages 16+ and open to
the first 6 teams that sign-up. For more
information contact Anthony Daughtery
dadogg20002001@yahoo.com or call 850-
983-2242 and leave a message.

.Youth Wresting: Starting June 02,
2009 the Panhandle Pride Wrestling
Club(Formally Panther Takedown Club)
will kick-off its summer program with
Coach Rob Hazewinkel and Ben Mene-
fee. Every Tuesday and Thursday night
from 7-8:30pm at Hobbs Middle School
gym. The club is open to .all ages 5
and up. For more information 850-450-
2434 or visit www.mhswrestling.net.

Baseball Camp: The West Florida
baseball team and Head Coach Mike Jef-
fcoat will host the West Florida Baseball
Skills Academy at Jim Spooner Field for
sessions on June 8-12 and June 15-19.
The camp is for children ages 6-12 with
emphasis placed on baseball fundamen-
tals. The camp will take place from 8:30
a.m. to 12:00 p.m. each day. The cost is
$110.00 per camper, with a $10 discount if
the child is signed up by May 30. Camp
registration includes a free T-shirt.
For instructions on signing up visit
www.GoArgos.com, click on camps, and
follow the links to the baseball skills acad-
emy. For information on all UWF Athlet-
ics, visit www.GoArgos.com.

UWF Summer Hoops Camp: Shan-
nan Bergen and her staff are proud to
present this year's team and individual
basketball camps. An individual day camp
will be held for girls entering 3rd -12th
grades during the week of June 22-26,
2009. In addition, Coach Bergen will be
holding a camp available for teams to par-
ticipate in through the weekend of June
26-28, 2009. Included in camp costs are in-
dividualized offensive and defensive skills
training with UWF staff and players, along
with sessions to explain general rules
of play. Campers will participate in open
recreation swimming and a pizza party on
Thursday. A camp t-shirt is provided, but
campers must either bring their own sack
lunch or purchase lunch at their own ex-
pense at the University Commons.
Flyers and registration forms can be
found online atwww.GoArgos.com byvisit-
ing the women's basketball page or camps
link. For more information on camps, con-
tact UWF assistant coach Laura Davis at
(850)474-2589 or ldavis4@uwf.edu.

Charity Golf Tourney: A Charity Golf
Tourney to benefit Habitat for Humanity
will be held May 15 at Tiger Point Golf
Club. For more information on the tour-
nament call 477-0388 or 477-0381. You can
also e-mail chpgolf@gmail.com for more
information or registration forms.

Cowboy Challenge: The Dixie Dart-
ers Drill Team is producing the first Dixie
Cowboy Challenge on May 23 & 24 to be
held at Coldwater Recreation Park. This
event is similar to the Extreme Cowboy
Race as seen on RFD TV Please see
the details at www.dixiedartersdrillteam.
com.


More activities can be found
at www.srpressgazette.com. Look
for the box called 'Things to Do'.
There you can check on activities by zip
code or activity. And you are also more
than welcome to enter your events there
as well.


Tide REPORT


PENSACOLA BAY
Sunday, May 31, 2009
1:09 a.m. CDT Moonset
1:53 a.m. CDT Low tide 0.20 Feet
5:47 a.m. CDT Sunrise
10:57 a.m. CDT High tide 0.82 Feet
1:20 p.m. CDT Moonrise
7:45 p.m. CDT Sunset

Monday, June 1, 2009
12:52 a.m. CDT Low tide 0.45 Feet
1:39 a.m. CDT Moonset
5:47 a.m. CDT Sunrise
8:38 a.m. CDT High tide 0.96 Feet
2:20 p.m. CDT Moonrise
5:45 p.m. CDT Low tide 0.38 Feet
7:46 p.m. CDT Sunset

Tuesday, June 2, 2009
2:10 a.m. CDT Moonset
5:47 a.m. CDT Sunrise
8:07 a.m..CDT High tide 1.22 Feet
3:20 p.m. CDT Moonrise
6:12 p.m. CDT Low tide 0.07 Feet
7:46 p.m. CDT Sunset

Wednesday, June 3, 2009
2:42 a.m. CDT Moonset
5:46 a.m. CDT Sunrise
8:14 d.m. CDT High tide 1.45 Feet
4:19 p.m. CDT Moonrise
6:51 p.m. CDT Low tide -0.15 Feet
7:47 p.m. CDT Sunset

NAVARRE BEACH
Sunday, May 31, 2009
1:07 a.m. CDT Moonset
5:46 a.m. CDT Sunrise
7:38 a.m. CDT High tide 0.90 Feet
8:49 a.m. CDT Low tide 0.90 Feet
12:31 p.m. CDT High tide 0.96 Feet
1:18 p.m. CDT Moonrise
7:44 p.m. CDT Sunset
10:12 p.m. CDT Low tide 0.56 Feet

Monday, June 1, 2009
1:38 a.m. CDT Moonset
.5:45 a.m. CDT Sunrise
6:50 a.m. CDT High tide 1.07 Feet
2:19 p.m. CDT Moonrise
4:55 p.m. CDT Low tide 0.56 Feet
7:44 p.m. CDT Sunset
8:23 p.m. CDT High tide 0.61 Feet
9:28 p.m. CDT Low tide 0.61 Feet

Tuesday, June 2, 2009
2:09 a.m. CDT Moonset
5:45 a.m. CDT Sunrise
6:42 a.m. CDT High tide 1.26 Feet
3:18 p.m. CDT Moonrise
5:09 p.m. CDT Low tide 0.28 Feet
7:45 p.m. CDT Sunset

Wednesday, June 3, 2009
2:41 a.m. CDT Moonset
5:45 a.m. CDT Sunrise
6:27 a.m. CDT High tide 1.43 Feet
4:17 p.m. CDT Moonrise
5:40 p.m. CDT Low tide 0.04 Feet


7:45 p.m. CDT Sunset

EAST BAY
Sunday, May 31, 2009
1:07 a.m. CDT Moonset
3:09 a.m. CDT Low tide 0.24 Feet
5:46 a.m. CDT Sunrise
11:40 a.m. CDT High tide 0.98 Feet
1:19 p.m. CDT Moonrise
7:44 p.m. CDT Sunset

Monday, June 1, 2009
1:38 a.m. CDT Moonset
2:10 a.m. CDT Low tide 0.55 Feet
5:45 a.m. CDT Sunrise
9:23 a.m. CDT High tide 1.15 Feet
2:19 p.m. CDT Moonrise
7:01 p.m. CDT Low tide 0.46 Feet
7:45 p.m. CDT Sunset

Tuesday, June 2, 2009
2:09 a.m. CDT Moonset
5:45 a.m. CDT Sunrise
8:52 a.m. CDT High tide 1.46 Feet
3:19 p.m. CDT Moonrise
7:30 p.m. CDT Low tide 0.08 Feet
7:45 p.m. CDT Sunset

Wednesday, June 3, 2009
2:41 a.m. CDT Moonset
5:45 a.m. CDT Sunrise
8:57 a.m. CDT High tide 1.74 Feet
4:18 p.m. CDT Moonrise
7:46 p.m. CDT Sunset
8:09 p.m. CDT Low tide -0.18 Feet

BLACKWATER RIVER
Sunday, May 31, 2009
1:08 a.m. CDT Moonset
3:39 a.m. CDT Low tide 0.24 Feet
5:46 a.m. CDT Sunrise
12:36 p.m. CDT High tide 0.98 Feet
1:19 p.m. CDT Moonrise
7:45 p.m. CDT Sunset

Monday, June 1,2009
1:39 a.m. CDT Moonset
2:40 a.m. CDT Low tide 0.55 Feet
5:46 a.m. CDT Sunrise
10:19 a.m. CDT High tide 1.15 Feet
2:20 p.m. CDT Moonrise
7:31 p.m. CDT Low tide 0.46 Feet
7:46 p.m. CDT Sunset

Tuesday, June 2, 2009
2:09 a.m. CDT Moonset
5:45 a.m. CDT Sunrise
9:48 a.m. CDT High tide 1.46 Feet
3:19 p.m. CDT Moonrise
7:46 p.m. CDT Sunset
8:00 p.m. CDT Low tide 0.08 Feet

Wednesday, June 3, 2009
2:41 a.m. CDT Moonset
5:45 a.m. CDT Sunrise
9:53 a.m. CDT High tide 1.74 Feet
4:18 p.m. CDT Moonrise
7:47 p.m. CDT Sunset
8:39 p.m. CDT Low tide -0.18 Feet


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A.J. Carr rushes for a touchdown in Tuesday's spring game against Pine Forest.



Pace stops Pine Forest


Photos and story by BILL GAMBLIN
sports@srpresgazette.com
Did it officially. count Tuesday
when Pine Forest visited Pace?
No.
But you couldn't tell that by the',
efforts of the players or the coach-
es as the Patriots defense stuffed a
two-point attempt to hold on for a
7-6 win in a spring game between
two teams that will be looking for
a win over the other next spring
when it is all for real.
Up 7-0, the Pace defense saw
Pine Forest's A.J. Clark throw up a
prayer that Calvin Hunter skied to
pull in at the Patriots 11-yard line.
On the next play, Victor Brown
scampered in for an 11-yard run
and the Eagles' only score of the
game.
Pine Forest Coach Jerry Pollard
did want to play for a tie despite it
being preseason, and called on Ta-
varris Wiggins to rush his way in
for two, but Pace's Hunter Wyros-
dick had other plans and stopped
him with one of the hardest hits of
the night to secure the win.
"Pine Forest is a heck of a pro-
gram," said Pace head coach Mick-
ey Lindsey. "It was good to play
someone else tonight, as we were
tried of hitting on each other and
they are a very physical program.
"We have a good that is working
hard and have a great attitude, and
I am real proud of their effort."
After both teams played a score-
less first quarter, Pace got on the
scoreboard first as they pieced to-
gether an impressive run.
Senior David Casey, who went
six of seven on the'night, had two
big completions on what would be
the winning drive.
The first was a 14-yard strike
from Casey to Tanner Nichols,,


Pace head coach Mickey Lindsey, above, will tell you it was just a
spring game, but his intense look as his Patriots faced the Pine Forest
Eagles will tell you otherwise. Pace defeated an upcoming district
foe in Pine Forest, 7-6. Hunter Wyrosdick and Bryce Smith, below,
combine to stop Pine Forest's Tavarris Wiggins, who attempted to
score a two-point conversion in the Patriots' 7-6 win over the Eagles.


and the second one came on sec-
ond and 17 later in the drive when
Casey found Zach Lewis for 17
yards to get the Patriots down to
the Eagles' 13-yard line.
Four plays later, the Patriots
'would punch it in as Tyler Hunt


found the end zone on a carry as
thePatriots were faced with fourth
and one from the Eagles 4 with 11
minutes remaining in the half.
Greg Perancih added the point'
after to make it 7-0.
The Patriots had only one other
scoring opportunity in the opening
drive of the game, but Perancih
was wide left on a 33-yard field goal
attempt.
The Patriots accounted for 115
yards total offense as Hunt led
Pace with 31 yards on nine carries.
Casey misfired on his first pass
attempt but completed his next
six to four different targets for 79
yards, with five of the passes going
for 14 or more yards.
Pine Forest rushed for 39 yards
led by Brown with 17 yards on five
carries, while Clark threw for 44 of
the Eagles' 49 yards.


UWF coach takes job in S.C.


University of West Florida men's
basketball Head Coach Don Hogan
has accepted a position as associate
head coach at Coastal Carolina Uni-
versity, a Division I member of the
Big South Conference in Conway,
S.C., it was announced on Tuesday.
Hogan led the Argonauts for 16 sea-
sons and started his tenure in 1993-
94, the first year for UWF basketball
after an almost 20-year absence. He
will start at CCU on July 1. .
"Don has been a tremendous asset
to UWF Athletics," said University of
West Florida Athletic Director Dave
Scott, "and it will be difficult to find
a replacement that matches his pas-
sion and integrity for the game. This
is a great opportunity for Doil and his
family, and we wish him the best in
his new role with Coastal Carolina."
In his new role, Hogan will be re-


It's going to be dffi cult
to leave UWE We've
been here for 17years,
and we've developed
some great friendships.
Don Hogan, University of West
Florida men's basketball head coach

united with Coastal Carolina Head
Coach Cliff Ellis, who coached Hogan
as a player at South Alabama and
worked with him during Hogan's as-
sistant coaching position at Clemson.
"I'm really excited about the op-
portunity to join Coach Ellis atCoast-
al Carolina," Hogan said. "I think the
program there has a great future.
It's going to be difficult to leave UWF.


We've been here for 17 years, and
we've developed some great friend-
ships. I wish the program great suc-
cess, and I look forward to following
it from a distance."
Hogan posted a career record of
239-198 (.547 winning percentage) at
UWF and was one of the top coaches.
in the Gulf South Conference during
his stay. He leaves the GSC with the
most wins among active coaches in
the conference, and in 2005 he became
the ninth coach in conference history
with 200 or more victories. Hogan
has coached 16 All-GSC players in his
career, including 2003 East Division
Player of the Year Reginald Warren.
In his career, Hogan has coached
future NBA. players Elden Camp-
bell, Dale Davis, Harvey Grant, Hor-
ace Grant and UWF's own Moochie
Norris.


Scott sets sail



for New York


Running back ready for 'the next level'


By BILL GAMBLING
sports@srpresgazette.com
Pace running back Travis
Scott is looking to go north
as he has signed a football
scholarship to play
at the U.S. Merchant
Marine Academy in
Kings Point, N.Y.
The future Mari-
ner running back
is excited about the
opportunity that is
awaiting him out- TRAVIS
side New York City.
"It feels real good to have
a chance to play at the next
level," said a very quiet and
reserved Scott. "The big
thing for me is I get to go
somewhere and have the
chance to play."
But what could be big-
ger for the young man who
is looking to study electrical
engineering at one of the
top electrical engineering
schools in the nation is the
1,225 miles he will be from
home and the cold winters
in the north.
"Football is football no
matter where you play it,"
Scott said. "I am sure it will
get cold, but I am going to
get my education and enjoy
the chance to continue play-
ing football."
Last season the Mari-
ners finished 3-7 with wins
over the U.S. Coast Guard
Academy, St. Lawrence and


their season finale against
Rensslaer.
Coach Mike Toop, who is
a school alumnus and has
been involved with some ma-
jor successes at UConn and
Davidson College,
leads the Mariners.
USMMA is part of
the ECAC as well as
being part of the All-
Liberty League.
The Merchant
Marine Academy is
SCOTT a unique institution
with civilian students as well
as regiment or academy stu-
dents for the Marines.
"I plan on being a
civilian the first term and
then go regiment after that,"
said Scott, who was attract-
ed by the school's record
of 100 percent job .place-
ment.
It was two weeks before
the end of his senior season
ended when Scott heard '
from the Mariners.
"We got the call from
them, and Coach Lindsey
sent them some film," Scott
recalled. "My mom is not too
happy about me being that
far from home, but she will
get use to it."
Travis admitted there is
one family member in New
York.
"My dad has an uncle in
New York," Scott' said. "So
I have a feeling I will get to
know him a lot better."


By BILL GAMBLING
sports@srpresgazette.com
Kaitlyn Melendez thought
her athletic career ended on
a note many would hate, but
that tune change on
Wednesday
The Milton catch-
er and volleyball
standout signed a
scholarship to play
at Jefferson Davis
Community College
in Brewton, Ala. KAI
Unfortunately, as MELE
Melendez and ev-
eryone at Milton celebrated
the occasion, those close to
her subjected her to just a
little bit of ribbing.
"We are excited to have
another Panther sign a
scholarship," said Milton
athletic director Murray
Rutledge. "We are very hap-
py for her, and today proves
if you fight for something
you can achieve it."
Surprisingly, despite her
hot start to the season and
volleyball honors, Melendez
did not hear, a lot from col-
leges.
Now her excitement is
back after a disappointing
end to her senior year.
"It feels good to sign with
Jeff Davis,' Melendez said.
"Hopefully, sports will be fun
again for me.


"I am excited about the
opportunity, and I am look-
ing forward to this opportu-
nity Coach (Misti) Nims is
offering me to play softball
and volleyball."
Nims, who is the
volleyball and soft-
ball coach at JDCC,
knew before even of-
fering a scholarship
what kind of talent
Melendez has, as
she coached Kait-
TLYN lyn's sister Jessie at
ENDEZ Jeff Davis.
"I know what
kind of player we are signing
today," said Nims, who has
become a very familiar face
in recruiting female athletes
from Santa Rosa County.
"We are excited about today
with another member of Ms.
Kelly's family joining us, and
I know she will make an im-
pact."
Melendez has impressed
a lot of coaches with her
athletic talents, and Mil-
ton coach Jeff Larson gave
some insight to the type of
player the War Hawks will
be getting.
"Kaitlyn is a very good
athlete and one of the best
catchers in the area," Lar-
son said. "She is very ag-
gressive, and I feel will be an
impact player at Jeff Davis
like she was here at Milton."


Pensacola Lightning wins 'Battle of Champions' 37-0


By BILL GAMBLING
sports@srpressgazette.com
It was a long night for the Pan-
handle Crusaders.
The PFL Champions saw what
life was like in a Lightning storm
as the Pensacola Lightning dis-
mantled them 37-0.
The members of the newly
formed Patti LaBelle Community
Football League made short work
of the Crusaders by leading 20-0
at the end of the first quarter.
Then the two-time NAFL Divi-


sion 1 South Region Champions
went on flexing their muscles till
halftime as they took a 31-0 lead
into the break.
Quarterback Don Rich threw
two touchdowns for the Light-
ning in the first half as Marcus
Lewis and .Kelly Smith were on
the receiving end and he added
two more touchdowns on the
ground game.
To make matters worse, the
Crusaders found themselves
pinned deep in their own territo-
ry in the first quarter when Mike


Hanlon fell on a fumble as the
Crusaders quarterback coughed
up the football when he was be-
ing sacked on his own three-yard
line.
Jacob Matlock made things
interesting as well with a 42-yard
field goal, and he even tossed his
first two-point conversion just be-
fore intermission to Mike Hall.
The only score for the Cru-
saders came in the fourth quar-
ter when Cortez Abrams dove in
from one yard out, and the two-
point conversion was good.


The Lightning will open their
home season in the LCFL on
June 27 when they host the Loui-
siana Storm at 7 p.m. at Pensaco-
la High School.
Photos from this game can be
found online in a photo gallery at
www.srpressgazette.com

Crusaders 0 0 0 8 ---- 8
Lightning 20 11 6 0 --- 37

1st
PL Don Rich 4 yd run (Mat-
lock kick)


PL Kelly Smith 48 yd rec
from Rich( xp failed)
PL Mike Hanlon 0 td return
(Matlock kick)
2nd
PL Matlock 42 yd FG
PL Marcus Lewis 14 yd rec
from Rich (Matlock to Hall 2pt
conversion)
3rd
PL Don Rich 9 yd run (kick
failed)
4th
PC Abrams 1 yd run (Smith
to Mack)


Melendez looks


to fly high at JDCC


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