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Title: The Santa Rosa press gazette
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Publisher: Milton Newspapers, Inc.
Place of Publication: Milton Fla
Publication Date: 02-25-2012
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By Mathew Pellegrino
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The first employee of the new
Boys and Girls Club in Santa
Rosa County has stepped up to
the plate.
It was announced Thursday
that the Boys and Girls Club of the
Emerald Coast would be opening
their first facility in Santa Rosa
County at the East Milton Sports
Complex and gymnasium May 7.
It was also announced that
Ronna Rteuer would be the unit
director for the new facility.
'Iteuer, a Pensacola native, re-
cently moved to Milton from Be-


midji, Minn., where she
earned her bachelor's


Girls Club branch in East
Milton when she heard of
the opportunity.
"I read about the article
where Walmart awarded
the grant to the Boys and
Girls Club ... that was my
first interest in trying to
contact someone from the
Boys and Girls Club of the
Emerald Coast," Treuer


"I will work with operations,
programming and staffing,"
Treuer said. "I have been doing
my research and this area will
definitely benefit from this pro-
gram."
Treuer became interested in
the youth service field while do-
ing an internship at her local Boys
and Girls Club in Bemidji. Since
then, Treuer has acquired more
than six years of experience with
Boys and Girls Club programs.
Treuer has also had years of
experience dealing with children
and child behavior.

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degree in sociology from
Bemidji State Univer- ~"
sity. I
She is currently tran-
sitioning from her other B
job with the Boys and
Girls Club in Minnesota. RONI
"I started working TREU
with the Boys and Girls
Club when I got out of college and
it was something I stuck with,"
Treuer said.
Despite her years up north en-
joying the colder weather, Treuer
jumped on the opportunity to
head the Santa Rosa Boys and


said.
Her interest paid off. After
working back and forth with the
BGCEC, she became the facility's
unit director, who will oversee all
of the activity that happens at that
particular location.


By Bill Gamblin and Mathew Pellegrino
news~srpressgazette.com
A Pace man remains in critical condition
after he was found injured early Wednesday
morning in Pace near the former Santa Rosa
Tax Collector's office.
According to Sgt. Scott Haines, with the Santa
Rosa County Sheriff's Office, 58-year-old Mark
Alfr~ed was found in the parking lot of Advanced
Tire and Auto Center just after 7 a.m.
Alfr~ed was transported to Sacred Heart Hos-
pital, where he remains in critical condition.
Haines said the investigation started as an
aggravated battery, but new information has
led investigators to think that Alfred's injuries
might have been accidental and caused by in-
toxication.
At this time, both theories are being inves-
tigated according to Haines, as police are still
unable to speak with Alfr~ed in his current condi-
tion.
Haines reported that investigators discov-
ered Alfr~ed was at Back Alley Sports Grill on
U.S. 90 from 6-7 p.m. when he was asked to
leave because of his actions and comments to-
ward employees and other patrons.
Investigators learned that Alfred was later
seen at the CVS Pharmacy on the corner of
Floridatown Road and U.S. 90, just east of the
grill, about 8 p.m. purchasing beer.
According to Haines, he was alone at that
time.
Later in the evening, a patron at the Sonic,
which is across the street from where Alfred
was found Wednesday morning, saw the victim
and said he appeared to be heavily intoxicated.
About 30 evidence markers lined the front

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Photos by MAT PELLEGRIN0 |
Press Gazette
Investigators with the
Santa Rosa County
Sheriff's Office collect
evidence at the
crime scene where
58ol-year-l Pace
resident Mark Alfred
was found in critical
condition.


By Bj|| Gamblin
news~.srpressgazette.com
On Tuesday evening, a Milton
man was fatally injured as he was
riding his bike on Stewart Street
near the Santa Rosa County School
Bus Garage on Firehouse Road.
Willie Young, 74, of Milton, was


riding his bike southbound on
Highway 87 in the middle of the
inside lane with no lights when he
was struck by a truck driven by
Mary Edwards, 48 of Milton, at 8:05
p.m.
According to a Florida High-
way Patrol press release, Edwards
was unable to see the bike ridden


by Young in time to avoid the ac-
cident.
Young was taken to Santa Rosa
Medical Center by Lifeguard Am-
bulance where he was pronounced
dead at 8:35 p.m.
In the past four months, Milton
officers have issued two verbal
warnings to those riding bikes con-


cerning issues such as not being
properly lit and other safety con-
cerns.
"WYhen an officer sees some-
thing, they get out and say some-
thing to the bike rider," said Capt.
Tony Tindell with the Milton Police
Department. "A majority of our
main roads in Milton have side-


walks and at night, I would rather
them ride on the sidewalk where it
is safer than on the street.
"Outside the city there are not
that many sidewalks and if there is
a bike lane it still could be quite dif-
ficult to see."
Charges are pending the homi-
cide investigation.


By Bill Gamblin
news~.srpressgazette.com
In recognition of Black History
Month, the African-American
Culture Club at Milton High School
has been studying and helping to
educate others about black history
for the past several weeks.
Cindy Hyman, a social studies
teacher at Milton High School and


sponser of the AACC since 2007,
explains that Black History should
not just be focused on in February.
On Wednesday, the AACC will
present a program on black history
focusing on the Legends of Soul
Music in two presentations.
During the 30-35 minute program,
students will hear about soul music
legends like the "Godfather of Soul"
James Brown, Ray Charles, Same


Cooke, "Queen of Soul" Aretha
Franklin and the "Prince of Soul"
Marvin Gaye.
"We plan on talking about the
history and legends of the music
while featuring the music of some of
the artist as well as featuring various
groups," Hyman said. "While the
Step Team will perform to some soul
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Members of the Milton High School African American
Culture Club are seen participating in the Dr. Martin
Luther King, Jr. Celebration in January.


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Deputies with the Santa
Rosa County Sheriff's Office
are investigating a home inva-
sion in the Skyline area of Mil-
ton Monday.
According to Sgt. Scott
Haines with the Santa Rosa
County Sheriff's Office, depu-
ties responded to a residence
on Skyline Drive in Milton in
reference to a home invasion


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she was in her bedroom and
heard someone knocking on
the front and back doors of her
residence. She then heard the
glass in the back door shatter.
Three suspects, two males and
one female, entered the home
and confronted Burke with a
firearm.
While the victim was held
at gunpoint, the two other sus-
pects went through the house
removing miscellaneous elec-
tronics and items of value. The
victim was not able to call 911.
The suspects then left in a red
SUV with an Okaloosa license
plate and white "For Sale" let-
ters in the windows. The sus-
pect identities are not known.
The suspects are described
as being in their late 20s to
early 30s, all having tattoos.
One of the male suspects was
Hispanic with a bigger build
and approximately 6 feet tall.
The second male suspect was
described as approximately
5' feet 7 inches, white, skinny
build, with a shaved head. The
female suspect was described
as white, with shoulder length
"stringy" blonde hair.
Anyone with information
concerning the identity of
these suspects is asked to con-
tact Santa Rosa Crime Stop-
pers at 437-STOP (7867) or De-
tective Tynes at 850-983-1239.
Information provided through
Crime Stoppers that leads to
the arrest of the suspects may
result in a cash reward of up to
$1,000.


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Wednesday, 9:10 p.m.
Hello this is Tim. They
have a Mardi Gras parade
in Mobile and they trash the
place. People are 10 inches
from a trash can and they
throw their trash on the
ground. Sure is bad.

Wednesday, 12:33 p.m.
Hi, this is Joyce from
Milton. I would like
to address this to the
parents of the kids I saw
at Carpenter's Park who
were chasing the ducks
and wild animals. I was at
Carpenter's Park Sunday
Feb. 19 from 11:30 a.m. to
1:30 p.m. for a birthday
party at a pavilion. I sat and
watched four, five, six and
seven children at the park
chase the ducks up and
down the parking lot. One
kid caught a duck and the
adults laughed their heads
off. They captured the
ducks, circled the ducks and
chased the ducks until they
flew into the river. Please
parents, teach your children
it is not funny to chase
animals. Thank you.

Wednesday, 9:13 al.m.
Yes this is Jerry in Pace.
( am calling about Paul and
Larry's comments in Speak
Dut concerning the deputies
breaking the speed limits,
running red lights, not using
their signals, talking on
cell phones, and looking at
computers. These people
might be trying to save Paul
and Larry from a home
ina in, cr w aek he t
be a reason they are doing
this. Let them do what they
are paid to do and they are
not paid enough so I am
totally against Paul and
Larty's comments. Thank


glWa M iar land
'ticare) beneficiary, I
appreciated your 2/18/12
article on the Silver
Sneakers Fitness Program
for seniors, but offer
this additional info. As
I discovered for myself
Saturday at Head To Toe '
alisprog am is no available
nor even senior veterans
on Rticare For Life, but
instead is available only to
seniors that have certain
specific supplemental
insurance plans in addition
to Medicare. Which
undoubtedly explains why
only 3-5 percent of seniors
enroll in this excellent, but
not widely available, freee"
program.
Monday, 12:11 p.m.
W.O. Jones, Jay area.
This call is to comment
on the Press Gazette Feb.
18 and some guy named
Salvatorie Barbones,
who wrote about the real
Social Security crisis.
He is so full of bull it is .
hard to believe. The main
thing is the bottom of the
second paragraph. Social
Security won't cost the
government for 27 years
and after which it will need
a modest subsidy. That's not
a crisis. That is the big lie
government has put out to
you for years for this reason.
Social Security is now
bankrupt today and it will be
bankrupt tomorrow. About
75 million people started
on Social Security in 2008'
the baby boomers. Social
ecurit as ino k n oTe
is no Social Security trust
fund and it is $3 trillion in
debt and you can check
the Congressional Budget
Office. Where did they
dg th se pe ple up. Pay


Lorene H. Linda Dunklin
Dunklin passed of Milton, and
away at Uni- Leischi (Dunklin)
Health Nursing '. Georges of
Home in Milton, Lorton, Va;
Feb. 17, 2012. one son, Lewis
Lorene Anderson
Hare Dunklin Dunklin, Jr., one
LORENE H.
was born in DNIN son in-law Pierre
Chapman, Ala., DNL Georges and 14
on May 3, 1932, grandchildren,
to the late Jesse Hare Monica Moncrieffe of
and Ollie Hare. She was Raleigh, N.C., Adrian
the second of thirteen Dunklin of Milton,
children. She attended Monique Alexander
Georgiana High School of Atlanta, Ga., Ricky
in Georgiana, Ala. She Newby of Riverside,
accepted Christ at an Calif., Sheena Johnson
early age at Church of Pensacola, Michael
of God in Christ. She Johnson of N.C., Victoria
moved her membership Dunklin of Pace, Joshua
to New Providence Johnson of N.C., Celina
Baptist Church in 1974. Kirkland of Pensacola,
Dunklin was married Laura Smith of Milton,
to Lewis Anderson Elijah Georges of
Dunklin in 1954. They Lorton, Va., Justin
loved and cared for Georges of Lorton, Va.,
five children and 14 and Jaiden Georges of
grandchildren. Lorton, Va.; five sisters:
One of Lorene's Jessie Lee (William)
favorite pass times was Porter, of Elyria, Ohio,
sewing and creating Annie (Julius) Franklin,
beautiful quilts from of Augusta, Ga., Eura
her children's clothing. Middleton, of Milton,
Her daily morning Annie Shotto of Milton,
routine was cleaning Jonnie Moore of Fort
up her home and Lauderdale, Fla., Henry
preparing breakfast Hare of N.Y., James
for her children and Edwards Hare of N.Y.,
grandchildren. Ellis and Shary Hare of
Dunklin was preceded Milton, Joseph Hare of
in death by her husband, Milton, Willie Jean Hare,
her mother, her father of Dallas, and Freddie
and a sister Lilly Schultz. Hare, of Augusta, Ga.
She leaves to cherish her Let the family
memory four daughters, know you care. Sign
Loretta (Dunklin) Hayes the guest book under
of Milton, Lois (Dunklin) news/obituaries at www.
Carter of Raleigh, N.C. srpressgazette.com.


Betty Jo Stevens, -
69, peacefully passed
away on Feb. 15,
2012, at her home in
Milton after a long '
brave, heroic and
challenging fight
against cancer.
She was born in
Tallahatchie County, S
Miss., on June 23,
1942. She later met and fell
in love with her husband,
Deltas, of 49 years in
Carmi, Ill. She had a
unique way of capturing
the hearts of everyone she
met with her compassion,
selfless giving, uplifting
smile, and her great love
for family, life and people.
Stevens' family meant
the world to her. She was
a dedicated and loving
wife, mother, grandmother,
great-grandmother and
wonderful friend to all she
met.
She was preceded in
death by her parents,
Estelle and Pearlman
Steed, along with three
sisters and two brothers.
Stevens is survived
by her loving husband
and best friend, Deltas
Stevens; one daughter,
Tonya Stevens of Flint,
Mich.; two sons, Scott
Stevens and Mark Stevens,
both of Milton; two
daughter-in-laws, Hazel
Stevens and Kimberly
Stevens, both of Milton;
one sister, Nancy Hyatt
of Princeton, Ind.; six
granddaughters, Karina
Stevens of San Diego,
Calif., Ashley Stevens of


Milton, Brittanie
Stevens of
Traverse City,
Mich., Kortney
Stevens of
SChelmsford,
Mass., Holli
Stevens of
ETTY JO
TEES Milton, and
~TEVENSJolee Stevens of
Milton; and one
great-grandson Westyn
Stevens of Traverse City,
Mich.
Our heartfelt gratitude
goes to the doctors and
staff at Sacred Heart
Hospital, Emerald Coast
Hospice of Pensacola,
as well as Faith Chapel
I~meral Home for their
wonderful and caring
compassion over the last
few months.
She (Mommy) will be
deeply missed and forever
loved by her family and
friends. We know she is
with our Father in Heaven
and she is watching over
all that she loved and
cared for. Her ashes will
remain with her soul
mate and best friend
Steve (Deltas) Stevens
to someday together be
spread out over their
special place.
In lieu of flowers,
memorial contributions
may be made in honor
of the American Cancer
Society to help aid others
going through similar
bouts with loved ones.
Let the family know you
care. Sign the guest book
under news/obituaries at
www.srpressgazette.com.


COUNTY GOVERNMENT
can ric a.i sillmson, 4351 Benryhill Rood,
Pace, FL 32571; phone 983-18ll. E-mail is comm-wil-
liamson@santalosaI.fl.gov
* itin FL358:3; pon 983-8- 7 liE-moi isecoad
cole @santa tosa.fl.gov
*District S: Don Salter, 6000 Chumuckla Highway,
Pace, FL 32571; phone 983-18ll. E-mail is comm-
saIte r@ santa tosa .fl.g ov
*District 4: Jim Melvin, 6495 Caroline St., Milton,
FL; phone 983-18ll. E-mail is comm-melvin@santa-
rosa.fl.gov
*District 5: Lane Lynchard, 6495 Caroline St.,
Milton, FL 32570; phone 983-18ll. E-mail is comm-
lyn chaord @ santa osa .fl.gov
The santa Rosa County Commission meets at 9
a.m. on the second and fourth Thursdays. The leaders
meet in committee at 9 a.m. Mondays preceding the
Thursday meetings. Meetings are held in commission
chambers of the Administrative Complex on U.S. 90.
Phone 983-187l for information or to reach their of-
fices.

SANTA ROSA (0UNTY SHERIFF
Wendell Hall, 5755 East Milton, Rd., Milton, FL
32588; phone 983-1100. E-mail is whall@srso.net

SANTA ROSA (0UNTY (LERK OF (0URTS
Mary Johnson, P.O. Box 472, Milton, FL 325n-
phone 983-1987. E-mail is santacourtfeed@flchin.net

SANTA ROSA (0UNTY TAX (0ttECTOR
Stan Collie Nichols, 6495 Caroline St., Suite E, Mil-
ton, FL 32570; phone 983-1800. E-mail is snichols@
srctc.com

SANTA ROSA (0UNTY PROPERTY APPRAISER
Greg Brown, 6495 Caroline St., Milton, FL 32570;


phone 983-1880. E-mail is info@srcpa.org

SANTA ROSA(0OUNTY ELECTIONS SUPERVISOR
Ann Bodenstein, 6495 Caroline St., Milton, FL
32570; phone 983-1900. E-mail is Bodenstein@
santalosa.fl.gov

STATE GOVERNMENT
*Rep. Doug Broxson: 2990-C Gulf Breeze Park-
way, Gulf Breeze, FL 32563, phone 916-5436. E-mail
is Doug.B roxson omyflorida house.gov
Sen. Greg Evers: 598 N. Ferdon Blvd., Crest-
view, FL 32536, phone 689-0556. E-mail is Evers.
Greg.502@flsenate.gov
*Gov. Chalilie Crist: PL05 The Capitol, 400 S.
Monroe St., Tallahassee, FL 32399; phone 488-
4 441. E-mail is fl_gove rno r@ myflo rida.com

FEDERAL GOVERNMENT
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
*Rep. Jeff Miller: 2439 Rayburn House Office
Building, Washington, D.C. 20515; local phone is
479-1183; D.C. Office phone (202) 225-4136. Pen-
sacola office address: 4300 Bayou Blvd., Suite 13,
Pensacola, FL 32503. Toll free number is 866-367-
1614. Website: http://jeffmiller.house.gov

SENATE
*Sen. George LeMieux: 356 Russell Senate
Office Building, Washington, D.C. 20510; phone
202-224-5274; fax 202-228-sili. website:
http://|emieux.senate.gov
*Sen. Bill Nelson: Room 571, Hart Senate Of-
fice Building, Washington, D.C. 20510; phone 202-
224-5274; fax 202-224-8022. Website: http://
billnelson.senate.gov

WHITE HOUSE
*President Ba rack Obama: The White House,
1600 Pennsylvania Ave., Washington, D.C. 20500;


phone 202-456-1414. E-mail is president@white-
hou e President Joe Biden: Office of the Vice
President, White House, 1600 Pennsylvania Ave.,
Washington, D.C. 20500; phone 202-456-1414.

SCHOOL GOVERNMENT
SCHOOL BOARD
*Superintendent: Tim Wyrosdick, 5086 Canal
St., Milton, FL 32570; phone 983-5000. E-mail is
wyrosdicktomaoil.santa tosa.ki 2.fl.us
*District 1: Diane Scott, 5710 Munson High-
way, Milton, FL 32570; phone 983-0413. E-mail
is scottdl@mail.santalrosa.kl2.fl.us
*District 2: Hugh Winkles, 5684 Nicklaus
Lane, Milton, FL 32570; phone 623-6299. E-mail
is winkleseh@mail.santalosa.kl2.fl.us
*District 3: Diane Coleman, 9400 Octavia
Lane, Navarre, FL 32566; phone 939-2661. E-mail
is colemanmd@mail.santatosa.kl2.fl.us
*District 4: JoAnn Simpson, 5059 Faircloth
St., Pace, FL 32571; phone 994-5446. E-mail is
simpsonii@ mai.sa nta osa.kl 2.fl.us
*District 5: Edward Gray |||, 3156 Pins Lane,
Gulf Breeze, FL 32563; phone 934-0701. E-mail is
pedenst@ mail.sa nta osa.kl 2.fl.us
The Santa Rosa County School Board meets at
6:30 p.m. second and fourth Thursdays at 5086
Canal St. in Milton. Phone: 983-5000.

CITY GOVERNMENT
*Milton City Hall, Mayor Guy Thompson, 6738
Dixon St., Milton, FL 32570, phone 983-5400.
City Manager is Brian Watkins
*Town of Jay, Mayor Kurvin Qualls, 3822 High-
way 4, Jay, FL 32565, phone 675-2719
*Gulf Breeze City Hall, Mayor Beverly Zim-
mern, 1070 Shoreline Drive, Gulf Breeze, FL
32561, phone 934-5100. City Manager is Edwin
"Buz" Eddy


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By Bj|| Goniblin
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Tuesday afternoon the
Santa Rosa County Sheriff 's
Office issued press release
regarding a Milton resident
who reportedly damaged a
cruiser with his teeth,
According to Sgt. Scott
Haines, Santa Rosa County
Sheriff's Office deputies re-
sponded to the 6600 block
of Nichols Drive, Milton, in
reference to a white male
knocking on resident's
doors and asking them to
call 911 around 7:45 p.m.
back on Feb. 11.
The subject, who was
identified by Haines as Eric
Scott, 47, was carrying a
flashlight and telling people
that he needed medical as-
sistance.
Scott who lives on
Camelot Road in Milton is
facing possible charges of
criminal mischief and re-
si sting an officer without
violence.
According to Haines,
when deputies arrived, they


located the subject, who be-
gan to walk away from the
deputies when they tried to
approach him.
Scott then threw his
flashlight at a mailbox and
became very agitated. Scott
began to curse the deputies
and asked them to kill him.
Scott began screaming at
the deputies, telling them
multiple times to shoot him.
According to Haines,
deputies believed that Scott
was under the influence of
an unknown narcotic due
to his irrational behavior.
Scott was experiencing
erratic behavior, halluci-
nations, confusion, loss of
direction, and aggression
towards law enforcement.
All of these behaviors are
consistent with subjects
that are under the influ-
ence of "bath salts."
Scott reportedly also
had several self-inflicted in-
juries to his hands and had
blood coming from his nose.
Because of his aggres-
sion, Scott was detained in
handcuffs and EMS was


requested to respond, be-
cause of the fact that depu-
ties didn't know what he
had ingested. While Scott
was leaning over the hood
of the patrol car, Scott be-
gan to apply and scrape his
front teeth rapidly across
the paint, causing the paint
to be stripped off to the bare
metal.
According to Haines,
deputies had to restrain his
head by holding his forehead
to keep him from damaging
the patrol car any further.
Scott was transported by
EMS to a local hospital for
evaluation.
Haines went on to state
in the press release that
while at the hospital, Scott
continued to ask law en-
forcement to "kill him" and
asked hospital staff to put a
plastic bag over his head to
"kill him."
The patrol vehicle was
taken to a local body shop
and it is reported that Scott's
teeth caused damage to the
vehicle estimated at close to
$600.


Photos courtesy of SANTA ROSA COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE.
Photos of the damage done to a Santa Rosa deputy's cruiser as they responded
to an emergency call on Nichols Road in Milton.


By Mathew Pellegrino
mpellegrino~srpressgazette.
com

A quick gavel strike by
Santa Rosa County com-
mission chairman Jim
Williamson sealed a tem-
porary contract with the
new TEAM Santa Rosa
Economic Development
Council.
That gavel strike was
made as newly appoint-
ed transition committee
board member for TEAM
Santa Rosa, Jerry Couey
was walking up to the podi-


um at the Thursday county
commission meeting to
ask for an extended con-
tract time for TEAM.
Williamson and the rest
of the board motioned to
fund TEAM Santa Rosa
and its remaining em-
ployees through April 30,
and from then, would put
TEAM on a month-to-
month contract with the
county. That would mean
the county would have to
vote to extend TEAM's
paid contract every month
as long as the county feels
TEAM was doing a good


job.
The former executive
director for TEAM, Cindy
Anderson and Ildi Hos-
man, the former TEAM
public affairs director
have resigned from TEAM
leaving Director Shannon
Ogletree and TEAM Santa
Rosa Business Director
Tina Stewart.
Commissioners voted
to have the two keep their
pay as they work to re-
structure TEAM.
"I still feel we need to
separate the employees
from the organization,"


Couey said to commis-
sioners. "We are on a time
schedule here."
But Couey said he want-
ed that time schedule ex-
tended from 30 days to 90
days so the county would
not have to vote every
month to extend TEAM's
contract.
"I plea that you guys
consider resetting the new
board, and on April 1, start
with a new organization,"
Couey said. "I don't think 30
days is reasonable enough
for these employees.
"Let's change it and


move forward."
Couey's motion was too
late. The county now will
have to wait another month
before considering extend-
ing the economic develop-
ment council's contract
period from 30 days to 90
like Couey suggested.
County commissioner
Bob Cole who is in charge
of the economic develop-
ment committee at the
county board meetings
said that he didn't just
want to have TEAM "drop
dead" as the county works
to reconstruct the econom-


ic development council.
"This will do a lot to
clear the minds of a lot of
folks," Cole said. "We need
to keep Shannon and Tina
on the board to make sure
TEAM doesn't drop dead."
The 30-day rolling con-
tract would give TEAM
Santa Rosa $35,000 month
to cover costs of operating
the office and the remain-
ing two salaries. The un-
used salaries would set in
the economic development
fund since they would not
be paid to employees who
have left the office.


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Ryan Lynn is the son of MHS Alumni Jonna (May) Lynn and Robert Lynn and the grandson of former MHS Assistant
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MHS. In every year since 1958, there has been a Lynn at MHS either as a student or teacher, and most of the time, there
were multiple Lynns on the campus. The Lynn Family has a proud tradition of excellence at MHS, and Ryan is no excep-
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Ryan placed first in both the Shot Put and Discus events. Ryan has also been involved numerous extra-curricular activi-
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"I think the Boys and
Girls Club programs are
probably the best youth
programs I can think of,"
'Iteuer said. "It's a positive
thing for youth to be part of
and it makes a huge impact
in the lives of the kids.
In 2005, Rteuer began
her professional career
with the Boys and Girls
Cus Lfth Lec Lk
on the Leech Lake Indian
Reservation in Cass Lake,
Minn. Her success and
commitment to the mission
led to several management
roles with the organization.
In those positions,
she implemented core
programs, recruited and
trained staff, managed bud-
gets and oversaw the ex-
pansion and renovation of
four Boys and Girls Clubs.
Her feeling to this day is
that the clubs help get chil-
dren on the right track to
success, and she wouldn't
have it any other way.
"These programs do
work and do save lives,"
Treuer said. "The fact that
this is the first in Santa


Rosa County, I think that
will help put the club on the
map and let other areas
in the county realize how
beneficial this program is
to the community."

M0?0 information on
the Boys antI Girls
CUb of East Milton
How much does it cost for a
kid to join the club? Member-
sip is $25 per week o
after school programs and
$50 per week for full day
summer programs. Year
round care is $1,500 per
chi d. tefn
aht aire ah udtising
goals? Our goal is to raise
$100,000 by May 7th to
cover operating expenses
for calendar year 2012.
These funds are in addi-
tion to revenue generated
through membership fees
and need to be raised by
the unit board members
through fundraising ac-
tivities,
How can you help? Every-
one is welcome to join our
Unit Board there's an


annual "give or get" re-
quirement of $2,500 for a
business or individual to
be a member of the Santa
Rosa County Board.
Can I make al donation to the
Club? Yes, all donations are
welcome and we have do-
nation/pledge forms avail-
able. Depending on your
level of support, we have a
bicegift to remember the
Whalt if I want to give ain
item to the club like al computer
or playground equipment? We
have many physical needs
we would like to add to the
club to make it more ca-
pable of serving children
and we welcome these do-
nations.
Will the BGC halve al signal-
ture fundralising event? Yes,
we are planning the Boys
and Girls Club Red Brick
Road SK in early summer.
This event showcases the
historic Red Brick Road
in Santa Rosa County and
the route will terminate at
the Boys and Girls Club in
East Milton. We will need
lots of volunteers to make
this event special.


Special to the Press Gazette
Road Inc. of NW Florida
has been awarded a $1.8 mil-
lion construction contract to
make improvements along a
five-mile stretch of U.S. 90 in
Milton,
Crews will start placing
work zone signs and setting
up erosion control measures
the week of Feb. 27 with
roadwork scheduled to begin
in March. Crews will resur-
face the roadway from east
of County Road 89 (Ward
Basin Road) to east of State
Road 87, construct a west-
bound left and an eastbound
right turn lane off U.S. 90 on
to Persimmon Hollow Road,
and extend a right turn lane
at Industrial Boulevard on
U.S. 90.
Sidewalk construction,
Americans with Disabilities
Act improvements, drain-


age and safety upgrades
and placement of new signs
and pavement markings are
also part of the project.
Motorists can expect
lane closures during con-
struction. However, there
will be no lane restrictions
from 6 a.m. to 8 p.m. be-
tween Ward Basin Road to
east of the State Road 87
intersection.
Drivers are reminded to
pay attention to the speed
limit when traveling through
the construction area, and
to use caution, especially at
night when driving in work
zones


Wagner Bridge closure
In a second road matter
in Santa Rosa County, the
Santa Rosa County Road
and Bridge Department
will close Wagner Bridge


located on Springhill Road
over East Cold Water Creek
from March 5 until approxi-
mately April 13 for repairs.
The nearest southern
detour route between State
Road 87 and Munson High-
way is Whiting Field Circle.
The nearest northern de-
tour route between State
Road 87 and Munson High-
way is Gordon Land Road
and Coldwater Horse Trail
Road.
The closure is necessary
to repair severe damage to
the bridge caused by a light-
ening strike.
A list of current road clo-
sures can be found online
at www.santarosa.fl.gov/
roads/closures.cfm.
For more information,
contact the Santa Rosa
County Road and Bridge
Department at (850) 626-
0191.


By Mathew Pellegrino
mpellegrino~srpressgazette.com

Based on what is being called a "de-
cline" in the need for residential services
for delinquent and at-risk youth, Camp E-
Ma-Chamee, a camp that services at-risk
children, shut its doors last Friday.
According to a press release issued by
Eckerd Youth Services, the company that
ran the camp in Milton, the need for in-
home and community program settings
for at-risk children has been growing, and
has been slowly cutting off the need for the
camp for quite some time.
The camp has been in the area for over
30 years and isn't the only outdoor thera-
peutic camp program that Eckerd has
seen a decline in attendance at. Camp E-
Ma-Chamee is the first of perhaps many
that will close according to the press re-
lease.
"Low census and continued staff re-
cruitment difficulties in this uncertain
climate where 4,800 residential beds have


been closed by the Florida Department of
Juvenile Justice (DJJ) since 2005 made
the closing of E-Ma-Chamee inevitable,"
said April Putzulu Director of Marketing
and Communications for Eckerd.
The camp earned a Commendable
Quality Rating by the Department of Juve-
nile Justice, but Putzulu said that keeping
up that image, while struggling to main-
tain staff and attendees, would ultimately
be the downfall of the camp.
When the facility learned of its clos-
ing, Eckerd started working with the De-
partment of Juvenile Justice to place the
children that attend the camp into nearby
camps or programs so they would not be
misplaced. Even while the camp is cutting
off its services at the campus, Putzulu said
they would continue to provide other ser-
vices to people in the region,
"Eckerd will continue to operate its
intensive in-home Brief Strategic Fam-
ily Therapy service and also Outpatient
Counseling services in the Pensacola
area," Putzulu said.


selections, we will also
talk about the music of
the late Whitney Houston
and Don Cornelius."
Cornelius did a lot
for soul music with his
show Soul 'Itain, which he
hosted from 1971 to 1993.
Many of the activities
sponsored by the AACC
date back to when the
club was founded by
Jeffery Mills in 1990.
This club not only
mentors students at W.H.
Rhodes Elementary, but
also holds fundraisers
to help families
during Christmas and
Thanksgiving, and takes
trips to educate them
about life outside of
Milton.
One of those annual
trips is to Florida A&M
University, where Mills
teaches today.
Hyman talks and
teaches about Black
History and culture, but
she does not agree with
the idea of a whole month
celebration.
"I don't believe
we should celebrate
Black History Month
in February because
Black History is a part
of American History,"
Hyman said. "I think just
a one month celebration
should be done away with
and celebrate American
History all year."
Hyman said she is also


confused when students
ask if they have to be
black to be a member of
the organization at Milton
High School.
"We study the African-
American Culture,"
Hyman said. "We are an
open club and probably
one of the most diverse in
Milton High School.
"But when someone
asks me if they have to
be black to be in the club,
I ask them if they have
to be French to be in the
French Club or Hispanic
or Latin American to be
in the Spanish Club."
Hyman will tell you the
key word for the AACC is
respect.
"The world is not black
and white," Hyman said.
"We are learning and
educating students about
a culture.
"The world is made
up of other races and
ethnicities and we need
to respect them all. We
are not pro-black, but pro-
human race."
Besides going to
places like FAMU,
club members have
recently visited the
Mobile International
Festival, Birmingham
and Montgomery, to see
the 16th Street Baptist
Church, the Rosa Parks
Museum, the Civil Rights
Museum and other
historic locations.


Today, the AACC has
about 80 members, and
Hyman still teaches
a lesson she learned
while attending FAMU,
which is one of the
Historically Black College
Universities in America.
"I love to give back to
the students as much as
I can," Hyman said. "I
am only one person, but
my joy and payment for
my efforts is seeing the
students perform well as
part of the Step Team or
listen and do well on one
of our projects.
"The key is if it needs
to be done, then do it."
The AACC and its Step
Team started preforming
at area churches and
now competes at Disney
World and various
competitions in Alabama
and Mississippi.
"These Step Teams are
a thing of pride in some
communities, like a little
league team," Hyman
said. "They are not as
popular here as they are
in other areas, but they
are part of our culture."
Other high schools in
the area that had or have
a Step Team include Pace,
Navarre, Pine Forest and
Choctaw High School.
The Legends of Soul
events will be from 1:25-
2:20 p.m. and 2:25-3:15
p.m. at Milton High
School-


Special to the Press Gazette

PENSACOLA Bobby Joe
Rogers, 41, of Pensacola,
has been indicted by a fed-
eral grand jury in connec-
tion with the fire that de-
stroyed the American Fam-
ily Planning Clinic on Jan. 1,
2012, in Pensacola.
The two-count indict-
ment charges Rogers with
arson and damaging a
reproductive health facil-
ity. The indictment was
announced Thursday by
Pamela C. Marsh, U.S. At-
torney for the Northern
District of Florida.


Rogers remains in fed-
eral custody following his
arrest on Jan. 5.
If convicted at trial, the
defendant faces a sentence
of five to 20 years in prison
for the arson count and up
to one year in prison for
damaging a reproductive
health clinic.
An indictment is merely
an allegation by a grand
jury that a defendant has
committed a violation of
federal criminal law and is
not evidence of guilt. All de-
fendants are presumed in-
nocent and are entitled to a
fair trial, during which it will


be the government's bur-
den to prove guilt beyond a
reasonable doubt in a court
of law.
The indictment of Rog-
ers is a result of the inves-
tigative work of the Bureau
of Alcohol, Tobacco, and
Firearms, the Pensacola
Police Department, the
State Fire Marshal's Office
and the Federal Bureau of
Investigation. The case is
being prosecuted by Assis-
tant United States Attorney
Edwin Knight and Chiraag
Bains, Wtial Attorney with
the Department of Justice's
Civil Rights Division.


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parking lot of the auto re-
pair station and at 10 a.m.
Wednesday morning, Santa
Rosa County deputies were
still in the parking lot inves-
tigating the scene.
Cindy Hartsell, who



she arrived at her job at 7:30
a.m. and saw deputies at the
service center next door.
"I saw a coroner and a
bunch of cop cars," Hartsell
said. "I didn't know what was
going on."
Haines asked that any-
one with further information
concerning Alfred's activi-
ties prior to 10 p.m. to con-
tact the Santa Rosa County
Sheriff's Office.





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(humuckla Springs boat ramp receives permitting


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saturday, February 25, 2012


Special to the Press Gazette

The Chumuckla Springs Boat
Ramp has received the final permit
from the U.S. Army Corps of Engi-
neers, enabling the project to begin
construction.
The new boat ramp will be owned
by the county and will be open year-
round and will replace the current
Sandy Landing Boat Ramp which is
privately owned but maintained by
the county and open to the public
through a license agreement.
Land clearing for the Chumuck-
la Springs Boat Ramp on Mineral
Springs Lake is expected to begin
the first week of March.
This will be large and challeng-
ing project as it will require more
than 9 acres of clearing and grub-
bing, one-half mile of new paved
road construction, more than one-
half mile of paved ditches, four
stormwater retention ponds, more


than 7,000 square yards of compact-
ed rock parking and driving areas
and extensive erosion controls.
The project construction time
will be weather driven and will take
several months depending on rain
and potential flooding of the river
and the lake.
In addition to being open year-
round, the Mineral Springs location
will have several advantages over
the Sandy Landing Boat Ramp in-
cluding more favorable currents
for launching or loading small fish-
ing boats and the ability to launch
boats during low river tides.
Features of the Chumuckla
Springs Boat Ramp will include
a gravel parking area with park-
ing for 30 trucks with trailers and
20 standard parking spaces and a
ramp which will allow the launch-
ing of two boats side by side with
appropriate loading and staging
areas.


Aerial map of the new Chumuckla Springs Boat Ramp


Special to the Press Gazette

Santa Rosa Kids' House
Inc. has welcomed its new
facility coordinator Briana
Taylor.
"This organization has
several agencies that help
prevent, intervent and treat
the inconcievable, I want to
do whatever I can to make
their job easier," Taylor
said. "This job is a blessing
and I couldn't be happier
with the new family I have
in the Kids' House."
Born and raised in Mil-
ton, the Santa Rosa Kids'
House is a place where she
will be impacting troubled
families close to home.
Taylor graduated in De-
cember with a bachelor's
degree with a focus in mar-
keting and logistics. She be-
gan her college career at the
University of New Orleans
as a college swimmer and
later finished her degree
at the University of West


Florida. She has been active
in the Santa Rosa communi-
ty, working as the marketing
w for Acceleration Fitness
in Gulf Breeze, where she
organized the First Annual
Gulf Coast Combine with
Andrew Tucker.
"Coordinating isn't just
a career, it's a passion, and
supporting your team is the
name of the game," Taylor
said.
The Santa Rosa Kids'
House is a Child Advocacy
Center serving Santa Rosa
County. In 2003, a group of
committed child advocates
and multi-disciplinary
team members in Santa
Rosa County joined forces
to work toward creating
a more collaborative re-
sponse to child abuse and
neglect for our county.
In 2004, Santa Rosa
Kids' House Inc. was reg-
istered as a corporation
and was granted 501(c)3
non-profit status. In 2005,


"C'ordinating isn't ust a career

it'S a ft1SSiOn, a~nd suppor30tingf yJour

team is the name of the game."

Briana Taylof
f0c ily cooldinOtof
Santo Roso Kids' House


local businessman How-
ard Burris bought property
and donated funds toward
the construction of the
building. In 2008 the con-
struction of the house was
completed using state-of-
the-art equipment.
Agencies such as The
Child Protection Team, the
sheriff's department, state
attorney's, Department
of Children and Families,
Lutheran Services and
Guardian ad Litem work
together to allow victims of
child abuse and neglect to
communicate their experi-
ence one time. At the Santa


Rosa Kids' House, a child-
friendly environment gives
victims the courage to
come forward and face the
inconceivable, the strength
to know that a brighter day
is to come and the hope to
regain trust in others.
The Santa Rosa Kids'
House mission is to de-
liver a well-coordinated
and multi-disciplined re-
sponse to child abuse in an
environment that puts the
needs of children first.
For more information
or to help, call 623-1112 or
email coordinator~srkids-
house.org.


UNKIANA IATILUK


Bush, Tyler Caraway, Sean
Chambers, Katie Hart, Landyn
Jernigan, Kiara Jones, Garrett
Lawson, Kendall McLeod,
Caitlen Mishoe, Gary Moorer,
Riley Newchurch, Lindsay
Petty, Ethan Pitts, Michael
Poole, Eloura Riewerts, Alexis
Robinson, Lane Sample, Trin-
ity Thomas, Cedric Wood, and
Dalton Younce.

Fourth Grade A Honor Roll
Jacob Bott, Madelyn Co-
zart, Lynsey Dunlap, Ethan
Harris, Makayla Hart, and Dal-
ton Lewis.

Fourth Grade
"A/B" Honor Roll
Jordan Adams, Olivia Arm-
strong, Shelby Balk, Amber
Fuqua, Hunter Herring, Hunter
Jarrell, Daniel Peek, and Deree
Smith.

Fifth Grade A Honor Roll
Maria Brown and Kailey
Dykes.

Fifth Grade
"A/B" Honor Roll
Cameron Driscoll, Malarie
Foster, Daniel Griswold, Mi-
chael Lovett, Madison McLeod,
Daryl Peek, Annelise Perry, and
Caitlin Retzlaff.

Sixth Grade A Honor Roll
Carleigh Baerresen,
Morgan Ellis, Lexe Fay, Aliya
Kaufmann, and Nick Shook.

Sixth Grade
"AIB" Honor Roll
Makenzi Adams, Destinee
Anthony, Lani Bailey, Abigail
Bott, Tyler Colvin, Lane Hea-
ton, Haleigh Herring, Tyler Kel-
ley, Nathaniel Kimsey, Kaley
Mann, Kailee McLamore,
Matthew Nordstrom, Mary
Passmore, Noah Pitts, Connor
Roberts, Zachary Rutherford,
and Alex Simmons.

First Grade -
Perfect Attendance
Sarah Abram, Wilton
Cooke, Karina Cutts, Tyler
Haddock, Ricki Haugen,


Landen Johnson, Caleb Lock-
lin, Tagen Pittman, Audra
Roberts, Mason Weekley, and
Cody Wilcox.

Second Grade -
Perfect Attendance
Jullian Cherven, David
Christmas, Winnie Denne,
Garrett Fowler, Kylee Jerni-
gan, Olivia Johnson, Jacob
Kimsey, Dylan Lollie, Jaylen
Lovett, Andrea Moorer, Kenzie
O'Brien, Marissa Retzlaff, and
Karyn Riley.

Third Grade -
Perfect Attendance
Jackson Arnold, Andrew
Brown, Faith Bush, Timothy
Crapps, Eryn Hoffman, Gar-
rett Holland, Ethan Jerigan,
Kallan Martin, Gary Moorer,
Trenton Moye, Riley New-
church, Caleb Pittman, Da-
vid Quarells, Mia Taylor, and
Caralyn Wilbanks.

Fourth Grade -
Perfect Attendance
Lily Arnold, Shelby Balk,
Madelyn Cozart, Lynsey Dun-
lap, Brandon Dunsford, Cole
Fritchey, Amber Fuqua, Dre'
Grace, Ethan Harris, Makayla
Hart, Hunter Herring, Austin
Johnson, Joseph Kimsey, Dal-
ton Lewis, Josh Lovett, Daniel
Peek, and Ayanna Quarrells.

Fifth Grade -
Perfect Attendance
Katherine Bonifay, Maria
Brown, Trish Capps, Malarie
Foster, Daniel Griswold, Mi-
chael Lovett, Rylee Passione,
Caitlin Retzlaff, and Tyler Sher-
man.

Sixth Grade -
Perfect Attendance
Destinee Anthony, Carleigh
Baerresen, Abigail Bott, Martin
Bravo, Cameron Brye, Jessica
Dunsford, Lexe Fay, Skylar Fos-
dick, Garrett Givens, Haleigh
Harring, Aliya Kaufmann, Tyler
Kelley, Sabrina Kerklin, Na-
thaniel Kimsey, Kaley Mann,
Lauren Morrell, Hope Passio-
ne, and Mary Passmore.


SFor Imore information call Katie Robinson at 850.315.4489


Kids House welcomes facility coordinator


Chumuckla Elementary

HONOR ROLL


2nd Nine Weeks

First Grade A Honor Roll
Sarah Abram, Dawson
Corlies, Kasina Cutts, Hannah
Franklin,TaylorGeorge,Antho-
ny Harris, Ava Johnson, Landen
Johnson, J.D. Jones, Anna Ken-
nedy, Jackson Levaugh, Caleb
Locklin, Lucas Mathews, Tagen
Pittman, Tia Sigler, and Jaden
Varney.

First Grade
"AIB" Honor Roll
Jeffrey Adams, Jacob Baer-
resen, Stephanie Blocker, Allen
Boggs, Natalie Bush, Matthew
Franklin, Skylynn Gonzalez,
Tyler Haddock, Ricki Haugen,
Lucas Kimbrough, Brianna
Lester, Audra Roberts, Sydnee
Robinett, Ashlynn Spears, Ca-
den Walther, Mason Weekley,
Shane White, Cody Wilcox,
and Houston Younce.

Second Grade A Honor Roll
Kaysee Arant, Hannah
Cooley, Brandon Dahlman,
Joshua Enfinger, Garrett
Fowler, Savannah Holland,
Morgan Mathews, Andrea
Moorer, and Beth Peek.

Second Grade
"AIB" Honor Roll
Caden Bailey,Kin-
ion Bankston, Charlie Brandon,
Jullian Cherven, Logan Dixon,
Gracie Enfinger, Cheyenne
Goins, Charity Granham, Jas-
mine Hoodless, Ryleigh Hyler,
Logan Johnson, Kyle Knupp,
J.W. LaCoste, Dylan Lollie, Wy-
att Parker, and Marissa Ret-
zlaff.

Third Grade A Honor Roll
Kaitlyn Fretwell, Bishop
Godwin, Dakota Goins, Eryn
Hoffman, Ethan Jernigan, Kal-
lan Martin, Trenton Moye,
Makenna Simmons, and Jas-
mine Milstead.

Third Grade
"AIB" Honor Roll
Victoria Bledsoe, Mady
Boone, Andrew Brown, Faith





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In February 1992, a
group of 25 hikers met on
a rainy day to hike a 7-mile
section of the Jackson Red
Ground Trail in the Black-
water River State Forest.
This troop of hardy souls,
led by Ginger Moore,
worked together to form a
new chapter of the Florida
Trail Association,
Now known as the West-
ern Gate Chapter, its 150-
plus members will be cel-
ebrating the chapter's 20th
anniversary this month by
replicating that first hike.
On Sunday, members will
meet in Blackwater River
State Forest at the Red
Rock/Juniper Creek trail-
head to hike 7 miles to Old
Martin Road where a short
celebration program will
be provided along with re-
freshments. The public is
invited to participate.
"We are thrilled to be
celebrating our 20th an-
niversary, and our many
accomplishments dur-
ing this time," said Helen
Wigersma, chairwoman of
Western Gate Chapter. "In
particular, we are delighted
to have this opportunity to
introduce area residents


There are 19 active FTA
chapters, organized along
county lines. The West-
ern Gate Chapter initially
focused on trails in four
counties: Escambia, Santa
Rosa, Okaloosa and Wal-
ton. As the Chapter grew,
members in Okaloosa and
Walton Counties eventu-
ally formed a sub-chapter
now known as the Choc-
tawhatchee Chapter, which
gained full Chapter status
six years ago.
Although the Western
Gate Chapter focuses on
hiking and maintaining
about 200 miles of trail
throughout Blackwater
River State Forest and
Park as well as local sec-
tions of the Florida Nation-
al Scenic Trail, our mem-
bers encourage Florida
residents and visitors to
take advantage of the free
fitness benefits and scenic
beauty offered by an out-
standing system of trails.
There are more than 2,500
miles of dedicated hiking
trails and several thousand
more miles of multi-use,
recreational trails that pro-
mote healthier lifestyles as
well as nature-based tour-
ism and economic benefits
for the state.


SUBMITTED PHOTO
Photo of the Western Gate Chapter of the Florida Trail Association in Pensacola in February 1992. This
weekend the organization will celebrate its 20th anniversary.


to one of the many beauti-
ful trails in our two-county
region. Hiking in the woods
is a relaxing, joyful experi-
ence which promotes good
health and fitness."
The Florida Trail As-


sociation has more than
5,000 members throughout
the state. Its purpose is to
develop, maintain, protect
and promote this network
of hiking trails throughout
the state, including the


unique Florida National
Scenic Trail, a 1,300-mile
trail that extends from
Fort Pickens in the Gulf
Islands National Seashore
to Big Cypress National
Preserve. Together with its


partners, the FTA provides
opportunities for the public
to hike, engage in outdoor
recreation, participate in
environmental education
and contribute to meaning-
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engagement of their daughter, Miss
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Hawkins, son of Mr. and Mrs. Chris
Hawkins of McDavid, Fla.
Miss Bonner is presently employed
with Fairfield Dental Clinic in
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Pensacola.
The happy couple will exchange vows
on Apnil 28 at Bagdad United Methodist
Church in Bagdad with the reception
following at the Imogene Theatre
in Milton. The couple will reside in
Cantonment, Fla.


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wedding of their daughter,
Brenda Westphal, to


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McDavid.
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If one manages
to graduate
from high school
without the ,
rudiments of
algebra, geometry ,
and rthyncomeny,
relatively high- MINOI
paying careers VIEW~
probably off- Walter V
limits for life
- such as careers in
architecture, chemistry,
computer programming,
engineering, medicine
and certain technical
fields. For example, one
might meet all of the
physical requirements to
be a fighter pilot, but he's
grounded if he doesn't
have enough math to
understand physics,
aerodynamics and
navigation. Mathematical
ability helps provide the
disciplined structure
that helps people to
think, speak and write
more clearly. In general,
mathematics is an
excellent foundation and
prerequisite for study in
all areas of science and
engineering. So where do
U.S. youngsters stand in
math?
Drs. Eric Hanushek
and Paul Peterson, senior
fellows at the Hoover
Institution, looked at
the performance of our

wituntg r conep r
Newsweek article, "Why
Can't American Students
Compete?" (Aug. 28, 2011),
reprinted under the title
"Math Matters" in the
Hoover Digest (2012). In
the latest international
tests administered by
the Organisation for
Economic Co-operation
and Development, only 32
percent of U.S. students
ranked proficient in math
- coming in between
Portugal and Italy but
far behind South Korea,
Finland, Canada and the
Netherlands. U.S. students
couldn't hold a finger to
the 75 percent of Shanghai
students who tested
proficient.
What about our
brightest? It turns out
that only 7 percent of U.S.
students perform at the
advanced level in math.
Forty-five percent of the
students in Shanghai
are advanced in math,
compared with 20 percent
in South Korea and
Switzerland and 15 percent
of students in Japan,
Belgium, Finland, the
Netherlands, New Zealand
and Canada.
Hanushek and Peterson
find one bright spot among
our young people. That's
Asian-American students,
52 percent of whom
perform at the proficient
level or higher. Among
white students, only 42
percent perform math
at a proficient level. The
math performance of black
and Hispanic students
is a disaster, with only 11


respectively,
performing math at
the proficient level
or higher.
@* The National
Cntceatikr
RITY Statistics revealed
OINT some of the results
illiams ofAmerican
innumeracy.
Among advanced degrees
in engineering awarded
at U.S. universities during
the 2007-08 academic
year, 28 percent went to
whites; 2 percent went to
blacks; 2 percent went to
Hispanics; and 61 percent
went to foreigners. Of
the advanced degrees in
mathematics, 40 percent
went to whites; 2 percent
went to blacks; 5 percent
went to Hispanics; and 50
percent went to foreigners.
For advanced degrees
in education, 65 percent
went to whites; 17 percent
went to blacks; 5 percent
went to Hispanics; and 8
percent went to foreigners.
The pattern is apparent.
The more rigorous a
subject area the higher the
percentage of foreigners
- and the lower the
percentage of Americans
- earning advanced
degrees. In subject areas
such as education, which
have little or no rigor'
A e ia rs are i a d e

degrees.
In a New York Times
article "Do We Need
Foreign Technology
Workers?" (April 8, 2009)
- Dr. Vivek Wadhwa
of the Pratt School of
Engineering at Duke
University said "that 47
percent of all U.S. science
and engineering workers
with doctorates are
immigrants as were 67
percent of the additions
to the U.S. science and
engineering work force
between 1995 to 2006.
And roughly 60 percent
of engineeringPh.D.
students and 40 percent
of master's students are
foreign nationals."
American mathematic
proficiency levels leave a
lot to be desired if we're to
maintain competitiveness.
For blacks and Hispanics,
it's a tragedy with little
prospect for change, but
the solution is not rocket
science. During my tenure
as a member of Temple
University's faculty in
the 1970s, I tutored black
students in math. When
they complained that math
was too difficult, I told
them that if they spent as
much time practicing math
as they did practicing jump
shots, they'd be just as
good at math as they were
at basketball. The same
message of hard work
and discipline applies to
all students, but someone
must demand it,
Walter E. Williams is a
professor ofeconomics at
George M~ason University.


Bill, I am not a
parent. At least I hope
I'm not. And even I know
what Tommy Jordan
did to his daughter's
computer was totally
acceptable.
I remember when
that video first went
viral. You know how
I remember? I was
sitting there with a bowl
of popcorn in my lap,
clapping my hands and
cheering this man on.
You know how
ignorant people sound
when I see them post
stuff on Facebook like:
*"My parents are
ignorant, they didn't
get me an iPad for
Christmas."
*"I hate my life. My
parents grounded me for
sneaking out last night."
*"My parents are
jerksn Thley don't gve

cleaning my room."
Here's a suggestion
for parents who see this
on their child's Facebook
wall: throw them outside
until they are able to get
a job and pay rent and
the electric bill they run
up sitting at home all
day playing video games
and watching television.
I was lucky enough
to not have any luxuries
growing up, and to have
a mother who constantly
told me that if I wanted
something, I had to work
for it. So, you know what
I did? When I turned 13
years old and I asked my
mother for a new pair of
pants, and she told me to
get a job.
I started mowing
lawns.
I only made $7 a
week, but over time, I
started making more.
And I started making
more because I was
actually doing a good
job. I was learning
responsibility and how to
do things for others.


There is a huge
difference between this
girl and me, Bill. She
has a well-off household.
She has a maid. She
has everything she ever
wanted.
I didn't even have a
computer until I was in
high school.
No video games.
No cable television.
Just VHS (yes, I'm
that old). The most
entertainment I ever got
was when the Simpsons
came on every Sunday
night.
Today, children have
Xbox's, Playstation 3's
and, when their parents
give one to them,they
don't even have the
dignity to thank them.
Here's a clue to all
you parents out there
that have children giving
y wat fo because

lifestyle: get out the belt.
Believe me, after a
few soap bars in the
mouth and a much-
deserved whack with a
leather strap, I was well
on my way to becoming
a better person.
Of course, I would be
careful to do that to your
child, Bill. Nowadays,
children can get their
parents arrested for just
about anything.
When my mother
did it, she didn't call it
child abuse, she called it
discipline.
A gun to someone's
personal belongings in
an empty field is not too
far when your child talks
about you as their worst
enemy. I'm sure Jordan
paid for his child's
computer anyway, and
the child deserves to
have every other thing
he ever bought for her
taken away ... which
means she'll be living
outside and scrounging
for berries until she
learns how to grow up.


Mat, you tell me
about how rude, crude,
crass and socially
unacceptable I am. Then
you have the nerve to
endorse this father and
how he "corrected" his
daughter.
I am not going to deny
Tommy Jordan's right to
shoot the laptop, but let's
look at an example of
how he did it.
Yes, he was upset
about what his daughter,
Hannah, had said in
a post on Facebook,
(today's top social media
outlet.)
She had an issue and,
instead of discussing it
with her parents, she
posted it for all the world
to see. The only way dad
found out about it was by
updating his daughter's

lap an was mad.
He should have been.
But by video taping his
tirade and the ultimate
destruction of his
daughter's laptop (via
nine shots into
the defenseless
computer), he ended up
acting just as bad as his
daughter.
While some are
singing his praises and
applauding his actions,
the fact is, he didn't
teach her a true lesson.
He just found a way to
embarrass his daughter
in front of millions of
people.
Not only has his little
video gone viral with
well over a million hits, it
has found air time on
just about every news
outlet.
What is he really
teaching his daughter
with this video and the
subsequent celebrity?
Take a gun and
destroy something on
video tape and you, too,
can be a star.
He could have proven


his point much better
and still gotten to shoot
her laptop by walking her
outside and telling her, "I
told you if your attitude
and behavior didn't
change I would shoot
your laptop."
Better yet, he could
have taken the laptop,
destroyed it, and told
her to get a new one she
would have to get a job
and pay for it.
If someone had not
told me the rest of the
story behind this video
clip I would have thought
I was watching some
redneck show hosted by
the likes of Bill Engvall
or Larry the Cable Guy.
I have learned a lot
since becoming a father
and you don't earn
respect by embarrassing
your cild no matter
If you say you are
going to do something,
do it.
You don't need to
broadcast it to the entire
world.
If you like what
Tommy Jordan did, what
will be the next thing
done to garner support?
A videotaped beating
of a child?
Video of blowing up a
teen's car because they
got a ticket?
I am sure there are
some out-of-work suicide
bombers looking for a
quick job who would love
for someone to catch it
on video.
Jordan, you might
have scored a slam
dunk in public opinion,
but you register a big
raspberry when it comes
to teaching your child a
true lesson.
Maybe you need to
grow up like you want
your daughter to do.
Sounds like someone
needs to take your guns
away.


Rick Kriseman (D-St.
Petersburg) who was
ordered by a judge to give
a deposition related to an
online travel bill. While
Representative Kriseman
and I were on opposite
sides of the online travel
bill, I believe he was
correct in refusing to sit
for what he accurately
called an "intrusive
deposition" that breached
the separation of powers
doctrine.
Now, however,
House Bill 7123 has
become entangled in the
debate on redistricting.
Opponents have argued
that the bill, if enacted,
would be used improperly
as a shield against
exploring questions of
legislative intent relative
to the redistricting plans
passed by the House and
Senate.
The Senate has good
reason to be proud of the
open, transparent, and


inclusive process which
Chairman Weatherford
and I and our committees
followed in developing
redistricting plans that
earned the bi-partisan
support of a majority of
Democrats and almost
all Republicans in the
Senate.
Nonetheless, I always
expected lawsuits to
be filed by those whose
political intentions
weren't satisfied by the
maps the Legislature
produced. Indeed,
numerous times during
Our 26 public hearings
across the state our
committees were puton
notice that there would
be lawsuits by dissatisfied
partisans no matter how
the lines were drawn.
My view is there
is already sufficient
and substantial legal
protection against
"intrusive deposition"
of legislators in matters


of public policy. No
additional legislation
is needed and to
attempt to enact a bill
at this time allows it
to be misconstrued by
redistricting opponents.
Consequently, if the
language currently in
House Bill 7123 were
to be considered in the
Senate, I would vote
against the bill.
Florida's newly
enacted congressional
and legislative districts
have been subjected to
prolonged public scrutiny
like never before. They
likely will be subject to
more litigation than ever
before.
As Chairman of the
Senate Reapportionment
Committee, I do not
want to chance even
an appearance that the
Legislature is not fully
willing and able to explain
our plans to any court of
competent jurisdiction.


By Sen. Don Goetz
Editor's note: This was
a Feb. 20 letter from Sen.
Don Gaetx to the Florida
Senate

Last week the House
Judiciary Committee
reported House Bill
7123, which would clarify
and codify an implied
privilege against certain
compelled testimony by
legislators.
I respect the concerns
of my House colleagues
that the legislative
process should be
independent and that
the threat of depositions
should not be used as a
bullying tactic against
legislators who may take
positions or cast votes
on public issues that
later could be subject to
litigation.
Originally, the privilege
question was raised
by Representative


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Faith BRIEFS


PACE COMMUNITY CHURCH

A Place for You to Belong

Service Starts at 9:30 a.m.
Non-denominational
4310 North Spencer Field Rd., Pace
994-4310

PaceCommunityChurch. com



Living Faith Church ,
wecmes new Pastors ;.
Arnold and Barbara Damron

Recent graduates of Rherna Bible Training Center, Broken Arrow, OK
Services, Sunday 10:30 am,
WVednesday 7:00 pm. Adults &Children.
7400 Reformation Road, East Milton, FL 850-623-4521
This may be the Family you've been looking for.


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

Sunday School 9 a~m.
Worship Service- 10 a.m.
PaStor M~ark Dees
4701 School Lane
Q 994-6213


Cdlebrate with ed!

Sunday School 10:15 a.m.
Morning Worship 9:00 a.m.
Evening Worship 6:00 p.m.
Wednesday Opportunities available
for all ages 6:30 p.m.

Christ United Methodist Church
5983 Dogwood Drive, (Hwy 89), Milton
Church Office: 623-8820 Ronnie Bearden, Pastor l


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family have been without
assistance.
Tim's wife, Karen,
takes care of Tim and
their daughter, Sarah,
who also is ill.

Blackwater Baptist
Church Revival
Blackwater Baptist
Church will be in revival
beginning Sunday, March
4. Service times will be at
11 a.m. and 6 p.m. Sunday
and at 6:30 p.m. Monday
through Wednesday,
March 5-7.
Brother Adrian
Wingate will be the
Evangelist. There will
be special singing each
service and a nursery will


be available. If you would
like more information,
call Blackwater Baptist
Church at 957-4044.
Blackwater Baptist
Church is just south of
the Munson Crossroads
(Highway 4 and Highway
191) and is about 20
miles north of Milton on
Highway 191 (Munson
Highway) .

Outdoor gospel
Singing and fish fry
New Testament
Church will host an
outdoor gospel singing
and fish fry from 10
a.m. to 4 p.m. March 31.
Featured performers
include the New


Testament Singers,
Southland Singers, Mill
Town Bluegrass Gospel
Band and open singing
from the audience. The
gospel singing and fish
fry is to benefit the New
Testament Church
building, youth and pave
the parking lot efforts.
The fish fry will consist
of fresh fried mullet,
cole slaw, beans, hush
puppies, fries and a drink.
There also will be a South
Pacific Meal offered of
lumpia, stir fry, sish-
kabob, rice, salad and
drink. New Testament
Church is at 5277 Glover
Lane in Milton.
For more information,
call 304-1194.


Air Force Airman
William L. Marshall
graduated from basic
military training at
Lackland Air Force Base,
San Antonio, Texas, on
an. .airman completed
an intensive, eight-week
program that included
training in military
discipline and studies, Air
Force core values, physical


fitness, and basic warfare
principles and skills.
Airmen who complete
basic training earn credits
toward an Associate in
Applied Science degree

tCho ge of heh Air Fre.
He is the son of Chris
and Gina Marshall of Jay.
Marshall graduated
in 2009 from Jay High
School.


ANGLICAN
Trinity by the Fields, 4980 W
Spencer Field Rd., Pae e
APOSTOLIC
First Apostolic Church, 5574
Highway 90, Milton
Pace Apostolic Church, 4763 Old
Guernsey Rd., Pae e

ASSEMBLY OF GOD
Bagdad First Assembly of God,
4513 Forsyth St., Bagdad
East Milton Assembly of God,
5174 Ward Basin Rd., Milton
Ebenezer Assembly of God, 4200
Ebenezer Church Rd., Jay
Faith Chapel Assembly of God,
8080 5. Airport Rd., Milton
First Assembly of God, 6163
Dogwood Dr., Milton
Harold Assembly of God, 10495
Goodrange Dr., Milton
Jay First Assembly of God,
14047 Alabama St., Jay
McLellan Assembly of God, 6050
Three Notch Trail, Milton
New Harvest Fellowship
Assembly of God, E. Highway 90, Pae e
New Hope Assembly of God,
9550 (bumuckla Higghway Jay
Pace Assembly of God, 3948
Highway 90, Pae e
Springhill Assembly of God, 8851
Buddy Hardy Rd., Milton
True Worship Assembly of God,
13297 Highway 87 N, Jay
Wekcome Assembly of God, 8581
Welcome Church Rd., Milton
Whitfield Assembly of God,
12391 Highway 87 N, Milton

BAPTIST
Celebration Baptist Church, P.O.
Box 4047, Milton
Eastside Baptist Church, 6731
Dixon St., Milton
Faith Baptist Church, 6423
Hamilton Bridge Rd., Milton
Friendship Baptist Church, 5300
Berryhill Rd., Milton
Iglesia Bautista Libertad, 5536
Highway 90, Milton
Liberty Baptist, 6763 Margaret
St., Milton
Lighthouse Baptist Church,
13050 Highway 89, Jay
Mt. Pilgrim Baptist Church, 5103
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., Milton
Oak Grove Baptist Church, 917
Lakewood Rd., Milton

BAPTIST ABA
Berryhill Road Baptist, 3095
Berryhill Rd., Milton
Bethel Baptist Church, 6178 Old
Bagdad Higghway Milton
Fellowship Baptist Church, 5223
Highway 90, Pae e


First Baptist Church of East
Milton, 8167 5. Airport Rd., Milton
First Missionary Baptist Church
of Pace, 3925 Pace Rd., Pae e
Galilee Missionary Baptist,
Highway 90, Milton
BAPTIST INDEPENDENT
Bible Baptist Church, 4001 Vern
St., Pae e
Bible Way Baptist Church, 5976
Dogwood Dr., Milton
Brownsdale Baptist Church,
Chumuckla Highway, Jay
Fil Am Baptist Church, 5240
Dogwood Dr., Milton
Joy Bible Baptist Church, 8613
Highway 90, Milton
Pine Grove Baptist Church, 7280
Pine Grove Rd., Jay
Pleasant Hill Missionary
Baptist, 5550 Econfina St, Milton
Solid Rock Baptist Church, 6760
Eastgate Rd., Milton
Trinity Baptist Church, 5301
Highway 90, Pae e
Victory Baptist Church, 4000
Avalon Blvd., Milton
West Florida Baptist Church,
5621 Highway 90, Milton

BAPTIST MISSIONARY
Mt. Bethel Baptist Church, 175
Limit St., Milton
New Macedonia Baptist Church,
4751 (bumuckla Highway, Pae e
New Providence Missionary
Baptist Church, 4175 Popcorn Rd.,
Milton
St. John Divine Missionary
Church, 5363 Saint Johns St., Milton

BAPTIST PRIMATIVE
Bethlehem Primitive Baptist
Church, 5339 Zero Ln., Milton
Mt. Zion Primitive Baptist, 6930
Chaffin St., Milton

BAPTIST SOUTHERN
Avalon Baptist Church, 4316
Avalon Blvd., Milton
Berrydale Baptist Church, 6703
Highway 4, Jay
Billory First Baptist of Holley-
Navarre, Highway 87 5., Navarre
Blackwater Baptist Church,
11689 Munson Highway, Milton
Calvary Baptist Church, 5405
(alvary Church Rd., Milton
Cora Baptist Church, 12953
Chumuckla Highway, Jay
East Side Baptist Church, 4884
Waird Basin Rd., Milton
Ferris Hill Baptist Church, 6848
Chaffin St., Milton
First Baptist Church of Bagdad,
4529 Forsyth St., Bagdad
First Baptist Church of Milton,
6797 (aroline St., Milton


First Baptist Church of Pace,
3949 Pace Rd., Pae e
First Baptist Of Garcon Point,
17820 Garcon Point Rd., Milton
Floridatown Baptist Church,
3851 Diamond St., Pae e
Harmony Ridge Baptist Church,
5536 Highway 90, Pae e
Harold First Baptist Church,
10585 Goodrange Dr., Milton
Hickory Hammock Baptist
Church, 8531 Hickory Hammock Rd.,
Milton
Immanuel Baptist Church, 4187
Highway 90, Pae e
James Street Baptist Church,
6658 James St., Milton
Jay First Baptist Church, 214 5.
Alabama St., Jay
Living Truth Church, 4853 W
Spencer Field Rd., Pae e
Mt. Calvary Baptist Church,
4636 Highway 90, Pae e
Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church, PO.
Box 4812, Milton
New Bethel Baptist Church,
10995 (bumuckla Highway, Jay
Olivet Baptist Church, 5240
Dogwood Dr., Milton
Pine Level Baptist Church, 3300
Pine Level Church Rd., Jay
Pine Terrace Baptist Church,
6212 Pine Blossom Rd., Milton
Pleasant Home Baptist Church,
8500 Pleasant Home, Munson
Santa Rosa Baptist Association,
6820 Highway 87 N, Milton
Spring Hill Baptist Church, 9214
Munson Highway, Milton
Wallace Baptist Church, 6601
Chumuckla Highway, Pae e
Woodbine Baptist Church, 4912
Woodbine Rd., Pae e

CATHOLIC
St. Rose of Lima Catholic
Church, 6451 Park Ave., Milton

CHARISMATIC
New Hope Community Church of
Milton, 5283 Goshawk Dr., Milton
Shepherd House Ministries, 5739
N. Stewart St., Milton

CHURCH OF CHRIST
Bagdad Church of Christ, 4413
Garcon Point Rd., Bagdad
Berryhill Church of Christ, 3679
Berryhill Rd., Pae e
Church of Christ, 4034 Highway
4, Jay
Margaret Street Church-Christ,
6745 Margaret St., Milton
McLellan Church of Christ, 6285
Three Notch Trail, Milton
Pace Church of Christ, 4075
Berryhill Rd., Pae e
Pea Ridge Church of Christ, 4400
Bell Lane, Pea Ridge


Susan St. Church of Christ, 600
Susan St., Milton
West Milton Church of Christ,
5300 Highway 90, Pae e

CHURCH OF GOD
Church of God of Prophecy Bible
Place, 600 Glover Ln., Milton
Covenant Church of God, 4645
School Lane, Pae e
Ferris Hill Church of God in
Christ, 5583 Alabama St., Milton

CHURCH OF GOD IN
CHRIST
Christ Church of Pace, 5536
Highway 90, Pae e
Church of God at Milton, 4645
School Lane, Pae e
Church of God in Christ, 5887
Stewant St., Milton
World Church of God, 5177
Stewadt St., Milton

COMMUNITY OF CHRIST
Community Church of Christ,
5666 Raymond Hobbs St., Milton

EPISCOPAL
St. Mary's Epistopal Church,
6850 Oak St., Milton

FULL GOSPEL
Full Gospel Community Church,
6199 Gainey Ford Rd., Jay
Living Faith Church, 7400
Reformation Dr., Milton
Milton Victory Ministry, 7235
Highway 90, Milton
True Faith Tabernacle, 5166 Old
Oak Rd., Milton
True Grace Fellowship Church,
5178 Willard Norris Rd., Milton

HOLINESS
Cobbtown Holiness Church, 4700
Greenwood Rd., Jay
Hollandtown Holinesses Church,
1851 Pineview Church Rd., Jay

INDEPENDENT
Chumuckla Community Church,
8008 (bumuckla Highway, Pae e
Grace Bible Church, 6331 (hestnut
St., Milton
Relevant Life Church, 4560 Pae e
Patriot Blvd., Pae e
Walls of Salvation Church, 6697
Old Highway 90, Milton
Word Alive Christian Church, 707
Stewadt St., Milton
Word Alive Church, 4200 Ebenezer
Church Rd., Jay

INTERDENOMINATIONAL
Blessed Assurance Ministries,
P.O. Box 58, Milton
Christ-Centered Ministries, 8688
A.D. McCall Rd., Milton


In His Presence Ministries, 218
Stowers Ln., Milton
Ken Sumerall Ministries, 4901
Forest Creek Dr., Pae e
Majestic Ministries Inc., 6100
Dogwood Dr., Milton
JEHOVAH'S WITNESS
Jehovah's Witness, 5696 Berryhill
Rd., Milton

LDS
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter
Day Saints, 5737 Berryhill Rd., Milton
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter
Day Saints, 4065 Highway 4, Jay
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter
Day Saints, 1753 Sea Lark Lane,
Navarre

LUTHERAN
Eternal Trinity Lutheran Church,
6076 Old Bagdad Highway, Milton

METHODIST
Bagdad United Methodist
Church, 4540 Forsythe St., Bagdad
Christ United Methodist Church,
5983 Dogwood Dr., Milton
Chumuckla Community Church,
8008 (humuckla Highway, Pae e
First United Methodist Church,
6830 Berryhill St., Milton
Jay United Methodist Church,
300 5. Alabama St., Jay
Mae Edwards UMC, 5052 Mulat
Rd., Milton
Mt. Carmel United Methodist
Church, 15030 Highway 89, Jay
Pace First United Methodist,
4540 (bumuckla Highway, Pae e
Pineview United Methodist
Church, 1400 Pineview (hurch Rd., Jay
Wesley Memorial UMC, 4701
School Lane, Pae e
Woodbine United Methodist
Church, 5200 Woodbine Rd., Pae e

METHODIST AFRICAN
Greater Bethlehem AME Church,
5299 Richburg St., Milton
Isaiah Chapel AME Zion Church,
5038 Dr. Madtin Luther King Jr., Milton

NAZARENE
New Faith Church of Nazarene,
5162 Avenida Del Fuego, Pae e

NON-DENOMINATIONAL
Christian Life Church, 4401 Avalon
Blvd., Milton
Church of the Living God, 3375
Garcon Point Rd., Milton
Community Chapel, 4300 Pae e
Lane, Pae e
Deliverance Tabernacle, 5470
Dogwood Dr., Milton
Freedom Fellowship Church of
Milton, 723 Munson Highway, Milton


Harvest Community Church of
Jay, 2828 Harvest Rd., Jay
Heritage Chapel, P.O. Box 248,
Milton
Hope Corral Cowboy Church,
1887 Grassy Rd., Milton
Indian Ford Victory Fellowship,
8999 Indian Ford Rd., Milton
Kings Way Christian Center,
3102 Deep Water (v., Milton
Living God's Standard
Communication, 6731 Old Highway
90, Milton
Living Word Worship Center,
55735Stewart St., Milton
Milton Worship Center, 11164
Horizon Rd., Milton
New Harvest Fellowship, 4289
Berryhill Rd., Milton
New Life Baptist Church, 6380
Bayberry St., Milton
New Testament Church, 5277
Glover Ln., Milton
Northshore Community Church,
P.O. Box 4476, Milton
Our Father's House Inc., 5362 Talf
Ln., Milton
Pace Community Church, 4310 N.
Spencer Field Rd., Paet
Providence Chapel, 3721 Highway
90, Milton

PENTECOSTAL
First Pentecostal Church of
Bagdad, 4636 Forsyth St., Bagdad
Gospel Lighthouse Church, 10001
Chumuckla Highway, Paet
United Pentecostal Church of
Berrydale, 7580 Highway 4, Jay
Whitfield Pentecostal Fellowship
Church, 11236 Highway 87 N, Milton

PENTECOSTAL -
HOLINESS
Chumuckla Pentecostal Holiness
Church, 2841 Highway 182, Jay
Mt. Zion Pentecostal Holiness
Church, 5532 Osceola St., Milton
New Vision Worship Center,
55735Stewart St., Milton
Roeville Holiness Church, 6648
Munson Highway, Milton

PRESBYTERIAN
First Presbyterian Church, 5206
Elmira St., Milton
Pace Presbyterian Church, 4587
Woodbine Road, Paet
Westminster Presbyterian, 6659
Park Ave., Milton

SEVENTH-DAY
ADVE NTIST
Milton Seventh Day Adventist,
5288 Berryhill Dr., Milton

VINEYARD
Bay Area Vineyard Church, 5163
Dogwood Dr., Milton


FAITH


Tim Spayd alnd
Fr00( S in concert
First United Methodist
Church in Pace will be
hosting Tim Spayd and
Friends in concert at
7 p.m. March 2.
A love offering will be
collected at the concert
for those who are able to
contribute.
Tim Spayd suffered
from ALS (Lou
Gehrig's Disease). He
is unable to work and
still is waiting on his
veteran's pension. He
was diagnosed through
local doctors, but the
Veteran's Administration
has not given its official
diagnosis, so Tim and his


AIRMAN WILLIAM L. MARSHALL


Marshall graduates BMT


"Say all are created by God"


~B hi' 9 Fa L

Devotionals
Wednesday and Fridays
7 pm Milton
623-5315 396-7959

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Sports SIDELINE


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Saturday, February 25, 2012


Local


Santa Rosa's Press Gazette|I Al 5


Early Learning
Coalition Golf Scramble
The Early Learning Coalition of
Santa Rosa County will host its first ELC
Golf Tournament at noon on March 2 at
Hidden Creek Golf Club in Navarre. This
three-person scramble is $75 per player
or $225 per team. Registration includes
meal, awards, beverages, cash prizes,
goodie bags, door prizes, unlimited range
balls, bag drop, on the course players
contests, and much more. For more
information, call 850-259-3558.

Milton Youth softball and baseball
regiStration under way
City of Milton douth softball and baseball
regis rton is un er way an wl con inue
through March350 Register Monday through
Frday fom 1: p.m. to8p.m. or on

Milon Cos unt mente ronBr. eStreet.
The fee per child is $80, which includes a
ball cap, shirt and trophy. Some children
might qualify to play for fr~ee.
Teams consist of coed T-ball for children
ages 4-6; coed coach pitch for children ages
7-8; kid pitch baseball for children ages 9-14;
and softball for girls ages 9-16. The child's
age as of April 30 will determine which

u eh sheao sa scheduled to begin in mid-
March. Games will be played at the Milton
ballparks and at Santa Rosa SportsPlex.
For more information, call 983-5466 0r
email miltonparkseymail.com.

East Milton baseball
and softball registration
East Milton Youth Association
Baseball and Softball registrations are
taking place every Saturday from 10
a.m. to 2 p.m. through March 10 at the
East Milton Ballpark. The fee is $90 plus
the $20 family membership. Included
with the fee are the trophy and uniform.
Ages are from 3-18 years of age. Some
might qualify to play for free with Tri-
County. If you have any questions about
coaching, sponsoring or registration,
call Jason Dingler at 850-602-1226, or
John Babb at 850-723-6103, or visit www.
eastmiltonyouthsports.com.

Futhol Santa Rosal sign-ups
Flithol Club of Santa Rosa has
announced the start of the Spring
recreational soccer season. From now
until March 12, registration is being
conducted for all children ages 4 through
17. The fee is $65 for children under 8


and $80 for those 8 and above during the
sen "laadregisnraat n priod. Teprurcslas
of a soccer jersey for those who do not
already have one. Late registration will
be from March 13 to March 19. Following
late registration, a 10-game season will
commence with games and practices
almost every week. Players will be able
to learn basic soccer skills, teamwork
and get to participate in an enjoyable
family atmosphere. Interested players or
their parents can register by going to the
FCSR website at www.fesantarosa.com.

Milton em Io ees laon Iof
tourney to benefit Relay for Life
City of Milton employees will host the
11th Annual World Wide Cure for Cancer
golf tournament, to benefit Relay for Life, on
March 16.
The tournament will begin with a
shotgun start at noon at Tanglewood Golf
and Country Club, Milton. The cost is $80
per player or $400 per team h rc
includes green fees, use of a cart and a
meal. Tee and green advertisement is $80
per sign. Forms can be downloaded at www.
ci.milton.fl.us.
Donations for door prizes, raffle items,
goodi baorswa and snacks re tn de~d

Williamson at 983-5466 or email linsey.
williamson~ci.milton.fl.us.

BUnny DOSh SK
On Saturday, April 7 the University of
West Florida will host a Bunny Dash SK
at 8:30 a.m. Community members and
students are encouraged to register for
this 3.1 mile trail run on the University of
West Florida campus.
Community members wishing to
participate in the Bunny Dash SK can
register at ACTIVE.COM. Early bird
registration is $15 before March 31. The
cost then increases to $20. The Bunny
Dash SK is free for UWF students.
Students can register at www.uwf.edu/
recreation.
Overall and divisional winners will receive
prizes. Snacks and refreshments will be
served at the race. Limit of 150 participants.

Vision of Hope
Charity Golf Tournament
The Vision of Hope will host its first
annual Charity Golf Tournament will tee
off at 9 a.m. on June 22 at Stonebrook Golf
Club in Pace. For more information on
the tournament contact Vision of Hope at
554-2988 or email visionofhopefle att.net.


Special to the Press Gazette
The Blue Wahoos are
looking for energetic
individuals who can
play a major role in the
overall fan experience at
Pensacola's Multi-Use
Stadium this summer. The
Blue Wahoos are holding
a hospitality team casting
call to fill 250 seasonal
gameday positions on
Monday, at Sander's
Beach Community Center
from 4 to 9 p.m.
"We are looking for
people who share our
mission of making the
gameday experience
for each of our fans the
best in all of baseball,"
Blue Wahoos President


Bruce Baldwin said.
"Each individual in these
positions will have a direct
impact on our fans so we
are looking for energetic
people with positive
attitudes who like to
have fun while they work.
This is great opportunity
for members of our
community to be a critical
part of something great
happening right here in
Pensacola."
Everyone who attends
will fill out an application
and meet briefly with
a member of the Blue
Wahoos front office staff.
Potential candidates
should be professionally
dressed and have a
positive attitude with a


warm and welcoming
smile. Available positions
include, but are not
limited to customer
service personnel,
cleaning crew, box office
employees, concessions
workers, street team and
bat boys. All hospitality
team positions are
seasonal gameday
positions only.
All applications will be
reviewed at a later time
and those that appear
to be fitting candidates
for the organization will
called back for follow-up
interviews. Upon hiring,
all potential candidates
will be subject to an in-
depth background check
and drug test.


Men's Dogfight/ MGA
Feb. 22


Dean Williams at No. 13
Shatzi Clemons at No. 3
Rose Marie Tyrrell at No. 9 and
No. 14
Birdies
Charlotte Wheeler at No. 16
Betty Lucey at No. 12
Bonnie Cook at No. 3

MGA Dogfight
Feb. I5

A Flight
) aBill KirkI nd +1 3
2) Jim Gray +9
Tie for 3rd) Bobby Henson &
Tom Couch man +3
5) Tony Apap E

B Flight
1) John Boivin +1 1
2) Bob Hatcher +7
3) Larry Steel man +6
Tie for 4th) Mac Bowers &
Richard Corwin +4


Flight A
First Place Rod Manning +4
Second Place Tom Couchman
+2
Third Place (tie) -
Gerry Sullivan +1
Jim Gray +1
Glenn Nunn +1

Flight B
First Place Jeff Cohen +4
Second Pace (tie) -
Larry Steelman +2
Mac Bowers +2
Stephen Degenhart +2

Ladies Day
Feb. 2i
Chip-in's
Andy Duchesne at No. 1 1
Frances Williams at No. 16
Charlotte Wheeler at No. 16


s:4s PM esT sunset
7:22 PM CST 1st Quarter moon

East Bay
Sunday, Februalry 26, 2012
6:17 AM CST Sunrise
8:36 AM CST Moonrise
2:10 PM CST High tide 0.98 Feet
5:43 PM CST Sunset
10:15 PM CST Moonset

Monday, Februalry 27, 2012
1:00 AM CST Low tide -0.08 Feet
6:16 AM CST Sunrise
9:13 AM CST Moonrise
2:45 PM CST High tide 1.08 Feet
5:44 PM CST Sunset
11:08 PM CST Moonset

Tuesday, Februalry 28, 2012
2:43 AM CST Low tide -0.17 Feet
6:15 AM CST Sunrise
9:52 AM CST Moonrise
3:30 PM CST High tide 1.16 Feet
5:45 PM CST Sunset

120Wednesdtl, Februlrsy 29, 2012
4:06 AM CST Low tide -0.27 Feet
6:14 AM CST Sunrise
10:36 AM CST Moonrise
4:27 PM CST High tide 1.23 Feet
5:46 PM CST Sunset
7:22 PM CST 1st Quarter moon

POnsoCOl 0 80
Sunday, Februalry 26, 2012
6:18 AM CST Sunrise
8:38 AM CST Moonrise
1:27 PM CST High tide 0.81 Feet
5:45 PM CST Sunset
10:16 PM CST Moonset
11:44 PM CST Low tide -0.07 Feet
Monday, Februairy 27, 2012
6:17 AM CST Sunrise
9:14 AM CST Moonrise
2:00 PM CST High tide 0.90 Feet
5:45 PM CST Sunset
11:09 PM CST Moonset

Tuesday, Februalry 28, 2012
1:25 AM CST Low tide -0.14 Feet
6:16 AM CST Sunrise
9:54 AM CST Moonrise
2:47 PM CST High tide 0.96 Feet
5:46 PM CST Sunset

Wednesday, Februairy 29, 2012
12:02 AM CST Moonset
2:48 AM CST Low tide -0.22 Feet
6:15 AM CST Sunrise
10:38 AM CST Moonrise
3:44 PM CST High tide 1.02 Feet
5:47 PM CST Sunset
7:22 PM CST 1st Quarter moon


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Blackwater River
Sunday, Februalry 26, 2012
6:18 AM CST Sunrise
8:36 AM CST Moonrise
3:06 PM CST High tide 0.98 Feet
5:44 PM CST Sunset
10:16 PM CST Moon set

Monday, Februalry 27, 2012
1:30 AM CST Low tide -0.08 Feet
6:17 AM CST Sunrise
9:13 AM CST Moonrise
3:41 PM CST High tide 1.08 Feet
5:45 PM CST Sunset
11:09 PM CST Moonset

Tuesday, Februalry 28, 2012
3:13 AM CST Low tide -0.17 Feet
6:16 AM CST Sunrise
9:53 AM CST Moonrise
4:26 PM CST High tide 1.16 Feet
5:45 PM CST Sunset

Wednesday, Februalry 29, 2012
12:02 AM CST Moonset
4:36 AM CST Low tide -0.27 Feet
6:15 AM CST Sunrise
10:36 AM CST Moonrise
5:23 PM CST High tide 1.23 Feet
5:46 PM CST Sunset
7:22 PM CST 1st Quarter moon

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Sunday, Februalry 26, 2012
2:10 AM CST High tide 0.07 Feet
3:07 AM CST Low tide 0.07 Feet
6:17 AM CST Sunrise
8:36 AM CST Moonrise
10:59 AM CST High tide 0.63 Feet
5:43 PM CST Sunset
8:32 PM CST Low tide -0.06 Feet
9:18 PM CST High tide -0.06 Feet
10:15 PM CST Moonset
11:07 PM CST Low tide -0.06 Feet

Monday, Februalry 27, 2012
6:16 AM CST Sunrise
9:13 AM CST Moonrise
11:45 AM CST High tide 0.74 Feet
5:44 PM CST Sunset
11:08 PM CST Moonset

Tuesday, Februalry 28, 2012
12:06 AM CST Low tide -0.15 Feet
6:15 AM CST Sunrise
9:52 AM CST Moonrise
12:36 PM CST High tide 0.83 Feet
5:45 PM CST Sunset

Wednesday, Februalry 29, 2012
12:01 AM CST Moonset
12:53 AM CST Low tide -0.23 Feet
6:14 AM CST Sunrise
10:36 AM CST Moonrise
1:33 PM CST High tide 0.90 Feet

























Open season for baseball


I Submitted photo


By Bj|| Gamblin
sports~.srpressgazette.com
Baseball season has
opened and Milton got off to
a fast start with a 3-2 win in
Panama City.
The Panthers used a
four-inning performance
from Paul Young to defeat
the Arnold High Marlins on
'Iesday.
Young gave up two hits
and struck out five while al-
lowing one earned run.
The Panthers jumped


out to an early 1-0 lead and
by the fifth inning held a 3-1
advantage.
The Marlins tacked on
a late run, but it wasn't
enough.
'lt~oy Smith, Jordan Mar-
tin, and Blake Coleman each
drove home a run and fin-
ished with one hit each.
In softball action on
Wednesday it was the Lady
Panthers of Milton handing
Tate a 3-0 loss at home.
The Lady Panthers
scored one run in the


bottom of the first at Kay
White Field and that would
be all they needed as Katie
Worley allowed only one hit
while striking out 10.
Milton added two more
runs in the bottom of the
sixth.
Kristen Vaughn finished
the game with a double and
two RBIs.
Jay notched its first win of
the season over Central 14-5.
The Lady Royals jumped
out to a 10-0 lead by the end
of the third inning before the


Lady Jags could get on the
board.
Dana Blackman pitched
seven innings for the win
and scattered eight hits with
five strike outs, while Cen-
tral's Alina Morrow pitched
four innings for Central in
the loss allowing 12 hits and
striking out one.
In the fourth and fifth in-
nings Central scored five
runs with Sarah Forsythe
finish the game going 2-for-2
with two runs scored.
Olivia Wright led Jay at


the plate with a grand slam,
two doubles, and five RBI's
as she went 3-for-5 at the
plate.
Camile Driver, Becca Cal-
loway and Samantha Stead-
ham all finished the game
with two hits.
At Pace 'Iesday, Escam-
bia defeated the Lady Patri-
ots 4-1.
Former Pace pitcher Vic-
toria East worked seven in-
nings and allowed four hits
while striking out eight in the
win.


East and Ashley Peters
homered for the Lady Ga-
tors.
Escambia got on the
scoreboard first in the game
in the fifth inning with two
runs, while Pace's only run
came in the bottom of the
sixth.
Jordan Wheelius, Mallory
Carpenter, Taylor Wade and
Nikki Cody finished with one
hit each.
Taylor Wade struck out
eight, but gave up eight hits
in the loss.


we should have fouled him and
force him to hit the free throws.
"But it was a clutch shot
as he was floating left and he
knocked it down with a hand in
his face."
In the extra period Pine
Forest took advantage of mak-
ing just a couple of more fr~ee-
throws down the stretch and
managing to for the Panthers to
miss a couple of shots to secure
the win.
"I couldn't be more proud
of this team and how hard they
work," Hullett said. "It takes
a special person to fight back
from the season we had last
year and I would have loved to
have won the game, especially
for our seniors Haylen (Wash-
ington) and Ryan (Novacic)."
Milton took an early lead in
the first quarter 4-3 until David
Hawkins nailed a three-pointer
to put the Eagles up 6-4.
The Panthers would take
one more lead in the first half at
11-10 when David Tober drove
the baseline for a basket to cap
a 5-0 Milton run.
Despite 21 points from
Washington and 16 from Isaiah
Jones the Panthers would not
lead the game again until the
fourth quarter.
"I wanted this game so bad,"
Washington said following the
game. "It was like a passion
burning inside, and I didn't
want this game to end.
"This is a special team and
we play for each other instead
of worrying about individual
things. We have always played
basketball together and are
more like brothers."
Ironically Hullett lost to a
person he idolized as a player
and someone who taught him


By Bj|| Gamblin
sports~srpressgazette.com
PENSACOLA It looked like
the Milton Panthers were going
to avenge one of their four pre-
vious losses 'Iesday night at
Pine Forest High School when
they faced the Eagles in Re-
gion 1-6A Semi-Finals, but fate
wasn't on Milton's side.
When the gym fell silent the
Eagles came out victorious 71-
67 in overtime to advance on in
the basketball tourney.
After falling behind by 11
points at one juncture of the
third quarter, the Panthers
(25-5) roared back to take the
lead, 43-42, on a Bobby Green
jumper with 5:40 remaining in
the game.
The Panthers would extend
that lead to as many as five
points on two occasions, but
neither team wanted to see the
season come toan end.
Pine Forest had the ball for
the last possession of the game
when Joshaun Bryant got a re-
bound as the clock was quickly
running out on the Eagles sea-
son and they trailed by three
55-52.
With a hand in his face
and Bryant falling away from
the basket, he put up a des-
peration shot that went in with
1.2 seconds remaining to tie the
game.
The Panthers tried to set up
a play at the end with the time
remaining, but they needed an
extra four minutes to decide
who was advancing to the Re-
gion 1 Finals.
"The kid hit a great shot,"
Milton head coach Hank Hullett
said. "You always will second
guess yourself and now I think


Photos by BILL GAMBLIN | Press Gazette
Milton's De'Michael McQueen is challenged as went uP
for a shot early on in Tuesday's Region 1-6A Semi-Final at
Pine Forest High School.


a lot about the game of basket-
ball.
"I learned a lot about bas-
ketball from (Brad Grant) at a
young age," Hullett said. "He
use to dunk left and right on me
and taught me to be tough at a
young age.
"I remember going to game
to watch him play at Milton
when I was in sixth, seventh
and eighth grade."
While Hullett remembered
those teams he watched in his
youth, he was especially proud
of his squad to rebounded from
a 10-15 record last year.
"These guys did a great
job and played their tails off,"
Hullett said. "It took a special
person to fight back from last
year."


SPORTS


A
Section


Bodenstein

leads Tigers


sports~srpressgazette.com


man year on the Jackson
State men's golf team.
Monday the Tigers fin-
ished third in the 2012 Frito
Lay/Taco Bell intercolle-
giate at the Dancing Rabbit
Golf Course in Philadelphia,
Miss.
Bodenstein, and fellow
Tiger senior Clay Myers fin-
ished tied for seventh place
with a two-day total of 151.
The former Milton golfer
carded a 78 amid horrid
conditions on the first day of
the tournament and roared
back with a round of 73 on
day two of the tournament,
which was one shot off the
best round of the day card-
ed by Bethune-Cookman
University's Jamichael
Jones and University of
Tennessee-Martin's Bren-
don Caballero.
Caballero took the indi-
vidual medalist honors with
a two-day total ofl147.
McNeese state Univer-
sity won the tournament
with a two-day total of 604,
followed by Savannah State
University with a 609, and
the Tigers in third with a
two-day total of 610.


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Isaiah Jones goes up for
two points during the mid
point of the first quarter of
Tuesday's game.


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BAYSIDE DYNAMO

WINS GATOR

SHOWCASE

The Bayside Dynamo FC 98/U 14
Girls' Orange team
won the Gator Showcase Soccer
Tournament earlier this month.
Pictured are front row:
Megan Hawkins, Kelsy Haden,
Kiersten Edlund, Carly Lanter and
Lexi Stikeleather. Middle row:
Kayla Folse, Olivia Johnson,
Sydney Whiteside, Alexis
Lawson and Kaylynn Ennis. Back
row: Savannah Bifulco, Amber
Hamilton, Julianna DeSalle,
Morgan Denny, Melia Gross,
Jessica Laenger. The Dynamo are
coached by Coach Ken McDonald
and Assistant Coach Jennifer
Hawkins.








B
Section
Saturday, February 25, 2012 w w w s rp re s s gaz e t te co0m Page 1


Emergencies no joke
Y for Jaystudents
By Mathew Pellegrino
mpellegrino~srpressgazette.com
About 90 Jay High School students are
learning what it is like to handle emergency
situations.
And for those students, emergencies are no





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SUBMITTED PHOTO
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County Fair is welcomed to Santa Rosa Sunrise
Kiwanis by President Roger Malone. Paschall
explained the various expanded exhibitions,
concessions and the largest yet music entertainment,
Blackwater Music Festival, complete with many
named entertainment groups and singers. The fair
dates, April 6-14, will have a special promotion
every day, and will include a 7,000-egg Easter
Egg Hunt. The fair is staffed by 14 volunteer
members and is sanctioned to promote Agriculture
and Education along with an extensive amount of
fun. Santa Rosa Sunrise Kiwanis, the "Terrific Kids"
bumper sticker folks, welcome all to their meeting
and breakfast at 7 a.m. Wednesday.


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birthday with an open house celebration hosted by
her children from 5-7 p.m. Friday, March 2, at the
Milton Community Center, 5629 Byrom St.
TFriend and family are invited to tle ecel ration.
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10 am 4 pm.
In the Atrium of Westwood Retirement Resort,
1001 MarWalt Drive,
FWB, FL (across from FWB Medical Center).
FREE Coin to all Attendees signing in
@ Welcome Table.
Admission = FREE Parking = FREE.
Coin Dealers from all over the southeast will be
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saturday, February 25, 2012


City of Milton meetings
*Milton's Parks and Recreation

Fbmm27 tn Co eme ce R m a
Milton City Hall.
*Milton's General Employee
Pension Board will meet at 10 a.m.
Feb.h291.n the Council Chambers at
*City of Milton Stormwater
Management Committee will meet
at 8 a.m. March 1 in Conference
Room B at Milton City Hall.
*Milton's City Council will meet in
Executive Session at 4 p.m. March 5
in the Council Chambers at city hall.
*City of Milton's City Council will
meet in regular session at 5 p.m.
March 13 in the Council Chambers
at Milton City Hall.
*Milton's Ordinance Review
Committee will meet at 8 a.m. March
15 in Conference Room B at Milton

CityC f Milton's Administration
Committee will meet at 10 a.m.
March 15 in Conference Room B at
Milton City Hall.
For more information, contact the
city manager's office at 983-5411. All
meetings are open to the public.

Sdiolarship opportunity
Santa Rosa County Supervisor
of Elections Ann W. Bodenstein is
accepting applications for a $1,200
college scholarship to be awarded
this summer by the Florida State
Association of Supervisors of
Elections for the 2012 school year.
The scholarship is available to
juniors or seniors attending an
accredited Florida university or
college with a major in political

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requirements.
Applications are due March 19.

Fire Rescue District fundraiser

spThe PaeaFire R scue DIstrict is
This fundraiser goes toward the
department's Benevolent Flind,
which is set up to help the families
who lost their home due to fire. It
is also used for, during hardship
times, fire department members
and families that the department
gives flowers, food, etc. This is the
only fund-raiser the department
does each year. The department
appreciates all the donations they
receive and hope that you will do a
portrait or donate to this cause. The




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Bagdad Elementary will be
having its Annual Bulldog Bash
at Bagdad Community Park from
11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on March 31
with food, fun and games for the
community. They are looking for
vendors who would like to set up
booths at our festival. Come join
us and sell your hand crafted
items or home based business
products. Vendor fee is $20. Contact
Kerrie Densman at 850-449-5970 or
kdensmaneyahoo.com if you are
interested in having a booth at the
festival. Appl cat on and payment

GCBMA monthled y aconer 26

TeGCBMA monthly concert
Feb. 25 at PSC, Milton Campus,
Building 4200 the Student Activity
Center. Doors open at 5 p.m., and
concerts start at 6 p.m. Performing
the February concerts are at 6 p.m.
The Wayfarers from Daphne,
Ala., and 7 p.m. at The Rail from
Century, Fla. The public is welcome.


The admission is $3 for GCBMA
members and $5 for non-members.
The PSC Alpha Beta Gamma

dner Bnudsier s mnts starting at
5 p.m. Come early to eat dinner and
socialize. After the concerts, there
are door prizes and a 50/50 drawing.
For more information, call 623-3325.

NARFE Chapter 917 meeting
The National Active and Retired
Federal Employees (NARFE)
Chapter 917, will hold their regular
monthly meeting at 10:45 a.m. March
1 at Ryan's Restaurant, Highway 90
in Pace. The speaker will be Rolando
Cruz from Gentiva speaking on
senior fitness. All active or retired
federal employees are invited
to attend. After a short business
meeting, there will be at Dutch-treat
lunch. For more information, contact
Dorothy Griggers at 626 2569.

Central Santa Rosa

Republican meeting
The Central Santa Rosa County
Republican Club will be holding its
monthly meeting on March 1 at the
Red Barn on Highway 90 Milton. A
no-host meal will start at 5:30 p.m.
with meeting/presentation to follow
at 6:30 p.m. This month's invited
guest speakers will be candidates
for the elected office of County
Commissioner District 3 Don
Salter, also speaking will be Joseph

S hool rord and fo Srtties taae
Seat District 2 Jayer Williamson.
Guest speakers will be taking this
opportunity to present their platform
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CPR at Fire Department
The City of Milton Fire
Department will again offer their
community CPR and AED course
on March 3. They also will offer their
Basic First Aid course the same day.
These four-hour classes will teach
students the simple skills necessary
to provide basic life support,
including recognition of signs of
sudden cardiac arrest, heart attack,
stroke, and foreign-body obstruction,
as well as cardiopulmonary
resuscitation (CPR) and
defibrillation with an automated
external defibrillator (AED). This
program is intended for community
members and people who do not
work in the healthcare field but are

r qI re s juo t d sr o sdsfelFirst

complete the courses) will receive
certification through American
Safety and Health Institute.
The CPR/AED class costs $15
and will begin at 8 a.m. March 3.
The first aid class costs $15 and will
begin at the conclusion of the CPR
class. Both classes will be in the
Training Room of the City of Milton
Fire Department on Stewart Street.
Space is limited. Those wishing
to attend should call 983-5430 to
reserve a seat. Pre-payment is
requested in order to insure a seat,
and to obtain a student handbook to
prepare for the class.

SRC Democrats yard sale
The Santa Rosa County
Democrats Monthly Yard Sale
will be from 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
March 3 at 5746 Stewart St., Milton.
Items for sale will include toys,
stuffed animals, books, kitchen
items, glassware, tools, technology
and many miscellaneous items.
In addition, there will be furniture
and garden equipment for sale. For
information on delivery of items for
donation, call DEC Headquarters


from 10 a.m. to noon Monday,
Wednesday, or Friday, at 623-2345.

Bagdad Lecture Series -
"Medicine in the Civil War"
The Bagdad Village Preservation
Association continues its 2012
Lecture Series with Dr. Norman
W. Haines Jr., founder of the Civil
War Soldiers Museum in downtown
Pensacola. The museum exhibits
the private collection of Dr. Haines,
a local physician, who began
collecting as a boy near the Antietam
Battlefield. Dr. Haines is an expert
on Civil War medicine and methods
and will be discussing "Microbes and
M ane Balls, Medicine in the Civil

10The presentation hl ,e ath
Bagdad Village Museum, 4512
Church Street, Bagdad, with
refreshments following. There is no
cost and all are welcome. For more
information on the lecture series
or the Bagdad Village Preservation
Association, call 850-293-5349 or visit
the slo ilation's website at www.
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NOVaff6 OlrdOH CUb General
Membership Meeting
The Navarre Garden Club will
hold their monthly meeting on
March 6. It will be held at the 111scan
Grill, Hidden Creek Golf Club.
Social time begins at 9 a.m. with the
meeting starting at 9:15 a.m. March's
speaker is Chuck Slander. He will
present a program on Stepables/
Ground Covers. Many activities are
schedule throughout the month of
dorh.Mem r hil ye working
High ay 7ot Mach n Mo irsur

class arts and criaftls a fisral design
groups during the month.

Snta Ras C nty

Republican Meeting
The Republican Club of Santa
Rosa County will hold its next
monthly meeting and Dutch Treat
Dinner at The Club at Hidden Creek,
in Navarre, at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday,
March 6. The featured speaker will
be: Mr. Greg Brown, Santa Rosa
County Property Appraiser. Brown
is a candidate for re-election. For
additional information please
contact, Morgan Lamb, president of
The Republican Club of Santa Rosa
County, at 850-939 2409.


The ratRoor Educa ion
Foundation will hold the second
annual Kickin' for Education event
from 5:30-8:30 p.m. March 8 at the
Chumuckla Farmers' Opry. A sit
down dinner will run from 5:30-7 p.m.
with the entertainment starting
at 7 p.m. Entertainment will be
provided by Sandy Wyatt and the
Sawmill Band with guest vocalists
Johnny Rogers and friends. There
will be silent and live auctions as well
as decorative tablescape designs and
a best looking cowboy and cowgirl
contest. Tickets are $25 a person. For
more information call 983-5043.

Garde gg (Ub's 'Luck of the Irish'
The Morning Glory Circle of the
Milton Garden Club will present its
Annual "Luck of the Irish" silent
auction from 10:00 a.m. till noon
Friday, March 9, at 5256 Alabama St.,
Milton. Entrance charge is $7, which
includes refreshments and a book of
five silent auction tickets. Plants and
miscellaneous items will be offered.
This is an annual event the members
look forward to with anticipation.
Come join us. For more information,
call 983-7268 or 626-2003.





























































































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