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Title: Crestview news bulletin
Portion of title: Bulletin
Crestview news
Physical Description: v. : ill. ; 58 cm.
Language: English
Publisher: Okaloosa Publishing Co.,.
Place of Publication: Crestview Fla
Publication Date: 07-16-2011
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A14 TABLE OF CONTENTS 50 www.crestviewbulletin.com Saturday, JULY 16 2011 WEATHER High 91 Low 71 Scattered thunderstorms Sunrise 5:54 a.m. Sunset 7:51 p.m. For the latest breaking news, visit CREST V IE WB ULLETIN CO M INSIDE Teacher of the Month A6 Admin S ervices passes scrutinyForensic audit nds diverse systems but few problemsBy Brian Hughes brianh@crestviewbulletin.com A forensic audit of the Crest view Administrative Services de partments revenue sources has revealed none of the inconsisten cies and lost revenue that plagued the citys Utilities Billing Depart ment. Suggested by Councilman Phil lip Berezo at the councils May 23 meeting, the audit was undertaken by OSullivan Creel, the account ing rm that recently concluded a thorough examination of the Utili ties Billing Department, which oversees collection of city water bills. The Administrative Services audit cost $12,000. If were losing more revenue, the money we put into it might be well worth it, Berezo had said when recommending the investi gation. Angela Balent, a lead auditor in the rms Fort Walton Beach ofce, presented the ndings at Mondays city council meeting after an examination of nancial records from the past three years Rain not easing drought Water billing to be staggeredBy Brian Hughes brianh@crestviewbulletin.com Three water-related is sues surfaced at the July 11 Crestview City Council meeting as the members discussed an ordinance establishing cycle billing, began negotiations with a construction company to drill a new water well and proposed making it easier for new customers to es tablish water service. The cycle billing ordi nance passed unanimously and formalized a process approved last fall by the council and recommended last month during a foren sic audit of the citys Utili ties Billing Department by accounting rm OSullivan Creel. Billing will be conduct ed on two cycles (A&B), which will effectively split the customer database in half, the ordinance reads. Customers billed on cycle A will pay their bills by the rst Tuesday of the month; bills for customers on the B cycle will fall due on the third Tuesday. The ordinance will help alleviate the monthly frenzy experienced when bills are tabulated and mailed and payments are applied all within a short time period, city ofcials said. Following a workshop to receive bids for drilling the citys newest water well, Public Works Direc tor Wayne Steele asked to appear before the council to seek approval to begin negotiations with winning bidder Tetra Tech. Repre sentatives of the company, however, failed to appear at BRIAN H U GHES | News Bulletin OSullivan Creel lead auditor Angela Balent, at podium, presents her rms report to the Crestview City Council following a forensic audit of the Administrative Services department. Listening are, from left, Mayor David Cadle, City Attorney Ben Holley and Councilwoman Robyn Helt. See DROUGHT A3 See WATER A3 See AUDIT A3 Despite recent rain, drought continues to create problems for area farmers, and water levels in some area creeks, rivers and lakes have dropped. Several farmers have had to replant after losing crops to the drought. Weve planted one eld of cotton three times this year and still dont know if it will pro duce, Nick Marshall said as he drove his farm truck past a dry, dusty eld off Sky Ranch Road north of Baker. Ive got the planter hooked up to plant one stand for a fourth time right now. The U.S. Drought Monitor indicates excep tional drought conditions the most severe category exist in Northwest Florida in coun ties west of the Apalachicola River. John Werner, a meteorologist with the Na tional Weather Service in Mobile, Ala., said the average January to June rainfall from 1971 to 2000 was 36.9 inches. The January to June 2011 rainfall measure ment is 20.7 inches, which is below average by 16.24 inches, Werner said. Area farmers hurting, creek levels droppingBy Paula Kelley paulak@crestviewbulletin.com We have moved The Crestview News Bulletin has relocated to our new suite at 705 Ashley Drive in southwest Crestview. Our phone number, website and emails are unchanged. The News Bulletin ofces on West James Lee Boulevard have sold. Our new home is in the Richey Business Park off P.J. Adams Parkway. We will reopen for business as usual at 8 a.m. Monday in our new location. We look forward to seeing you on Ashley Drive! Chizik book signing A14 To comment on this story, visit crestview bulletin.com C Crestview City Council discusses water issues Photos by P A UL A K E LL E Y | News Bulletin Left Nick Marshall looks out over the cotton eld he and his father planted three times this season. Top right dropping water levels have made it difcult to launch boats in some area lakes and rivers. This boat ramp is on Shoal River at U.S. Highway 90. Bottom right cotton blooms at Marshall Farms in Baker in one eld planted April 27 when some moisture was in the ground.



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Local A10 | Crestview News Bulletin Saturday, July 16, 2011 6512438 850-682-2721 Become a fan on www.EHUBCITY.com 4060 S. Ferdon Blvd Crestview Drive one. ford.com HUB CITY FORD YOUR AUTHORIZED SOUTHERN COMFORT DEALER DEALER IMPRINT AREA 6510083 1147 S. FERDON BLVD., CRESTVIEW (850) 682-3366 WISE EQUIPMENT SALES & SERVICE PHOTOS SP ECIAL TO THE NEWS BULLETI N Miss Walker nalists, grades 4 and 5. Winner: Madison Anglin. Little Miss nalists, grades 1-2. Winner: Zoie Bonilla; Below Petite Miss nalists, grades 2 and 3. Winner: Colbea Raybon. The 2011 Miss Walker Relay for Life Pageant is hosted by Walker Elementary School each year. All the proceeds go to the schools Relay for Life team. Special to the News Bulletin The Crestview Boys & Girls Club and DeFuniak Springs Teen Center of the Emer ald Coast received Walmarts Healthy Food grant to provide youths in area after school programs with healthy snacks. The Crestview Club and DeFuniak Springs Teen Center provide snacks to all Boys & Girls Club members through the generosity of private donations. The Walmart grant bridges the gap if theres a lack of funding for this vital component. Without an afternoon snack, kids have nothing to tide them over until they get home from the club after 6 p.m. Snacks provide the energy kids need to stay alert and focused during the homework hour and other pro grams in which they participate, including athletics. With the implementation of the Walmart grant this past year, more than 11,000 snacks and drinks were provided to area children in Crestview and DeFuniak Springs upon ar riving from school. Kitchen equipment was also purchased to keep fruit and vegetables cold and fresh. The BGCEC is thrilled to partner with companies, such as Walmart, which make it a priority to serve youth along the Emerald Coast. This is a fantastic program which pro vides us the opportunity to offer our club kids healthy snacks every day, especially to the ones whose parents cant afford it, Crestview Club Director Ann Ernst said. Thank you Walmart! The kids are enjoying the healthy snacks too. I like the fruit cups and bananas; they are my favorite! Samantha, 7, said. Crestview club receives Healthy Food grant 2011 Miss Walker Pageant results 2011 Miss Walker Pageant results



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SIZZLE 6511139 Real Estate Crestview News Bulletin | A11 Saturday, July 16, 2011 Summer grilling tips to make meals StatePoint T he dog days of summer need not be comprised of hot dogs alone. Home grill masters increas ingly are spicing up a great American tradition by add ing avors of the world to their summer meals. The results are both healthful and delicious. You can turn your back yard fare into something extra special with a little avor punch, says grilling expert Sharon Fernandes, founder of Stonehouse 27, a line of exotic all-natu ral Indian sauces with a Portuguese and British inuence. She suggests using fresh herbs and interesting spices, rather than sauces containing high fructose corn syrup and sodium. Here are ways to make summer meals sizzle: Bring the world to your backyard by tender izing meats and vegetables with an exotic marinade. Create one with sweet and spicy herbs, fruits and peppers, or look for storebought sauces that include natural ingredients, such dates, tamarind, chilies and garlic. This saves time, and, if you buy a high qual ity sauce, nobody will know its not homemade! Its not all about meat. Skewer and grill onions, summer squash, peppers and eggplant for a season al veggie kebab. Cover the ends of wooden skewers with foil to keep them from burning. Pair your cre ation with an interesting dipping sauce, such as Stonehouse 27s Mild Ca shews & Cream, made with slow-cooked onions, fresh garlic, sweet paprika, cashews and a touch of cream. Cream-based sauc es pair nicely with vegeta bles, chicken and beef. If the thought of an other burger makes you yawn, mix a spicy chili sauce directly into ground beef or lamb for an eyeopening take on a classic. Small pieces of sh and chicken need only be marinated for 15-30 min utes and chicken breast for 1-2 hours. Plan thick cuts of beef or pork in advance, as they need to be marinat ed overnight. Make sure to marinate in the refrigera tor to keep your dish from spoiling. Save time by us ing a plastic bag. For a sweet and tangy twist on grilled sh, marinate in a sauce that combines citrus and natu rally sweet avors for half an hour, and then grill. A good example of a seafoodfriendly avor combination is Stonehouse 27s Cilantro & Coconut sauce, made with agave, lemon and ginger. Try serving with tortillas to fuse different cuisines. Sweet sauces neednt contain high fructose corn syrup. Pick sauces made with natural sweeteners, like coconut milk, dates, or agave. Even natural sugar burns quickly, so add sauc es toward the end of the cooking process. For more saucy grilling ideas, visit www.stone house27.com. Combine an open mind with an open ame and experiment, adding new avors to old standards. LARS R UCKER | Fotolia Emerald Coast Open House The Emerald Coast Association of Realtors (ECAR) will conduct the monthly Great Emerald Coast Open House, Sunday, July 17 from 1-3 p.m. Homes available for viewing are listed at www.EmeraldCoast OpenHouse.com. Search by location and housing type (single family homes, townhomes, and condos) and use the map function to create driving directions. Look for the green and white Emerald Coast Open House signs throughout the Emerald Coast to know which homes are participating. Ninety percent of buyers use the Internet to search for homes. For one-third of buyers, the rst step in the home-buying process was looking online for properties. For more about ECAR, visit www.Emerald CoastRealtors.com.One Stop Real Estate Shop Trade Show The Building Industry Association of Okaloosa and Walton Counties (BIA) and the Emerald Coast Association of Realtors have teamed with the Greater Fort Walton Beach Chamber of Commerce to present a One Stop Real Estate Shop Aug. 11 from 4-8 p.m. at the Saint Mary Family Life Center, 110 Saint Mary Ave. in Fort Walton Beach. The event is sponsored by ResortQuest and Beach Community Mortgage. The trade show will feature banks, builders, realtors and more, and is designed to answer the questions of residential and commercial real estate buyers and sellers. It should particularly appeal to rst-time buyers, military families and investors who may be interested in the intricacies (and investment possibilities) of short sales, foreclosures, rental property and other great values. All members of the presenting organizations will be invited, and the general public is also welcome. At the event, Beach Liquors will provide taste samples of a variety of different wines, and Buffalo Rock Pepsi will serve complimentary soft drinks. Vendor and sponsorship opportunities are available to BIA, ECAR, and Chamber members only. The cost of a vendor booth (consisting of a sixfoot table and two chairs) is $100. Anyone interested in exhibiting at the event should contact the organization of which they are a member. For more, call Greater Fort Walton Beach Chamber of Commerce, 244-8191; BIA, 863-5107; and ECAR, 243-6145. Real Estate BRIEFS


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ClassifiedsA12| Crestview News Bulletin Saturday, July 16, 2011 Legal #130285 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE FIRST JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR OKALOOSA COUNTY, FLORIDA. GENERAL JURISDICTION DIVISION CASE NO.: 2010 CA 003819 C RES-FL DEC, LLC Plaintiff, vs. DIVERSIFIED EXECUTIVE CRESTVIEW, LLC and PAUL D’AGNESE, Defendants. NOTICE OF SALE Notice is hereby given that pursuant to the Final Judgment of Foreclosure entered in this cause, in the Circuit Court for Okaloosa County, Florida, I will sell the property situated in Okaloosa County, Florida: PARCEL 1: The Northeast quarter; the East half of the East half of the Northwest quarter; the North half of the Southeast quarter and the North half of the Southeast quarter of the Southeast quarter of Section 13, Township 4 North, Range 23 West, Okaloosa County, Florida. EASEMENT PARCEL: A 60’ easement with 30 feet on both sides of the following described centerline. Commence at the Northwest corner of Section 24, Township 4 North, Range 23 West, Okaloosa County, Florida; thence North 8843’10” East for a distance of 1619.16 feet along the North line thereof to an existing 5/8” iron rod #5078; thence South 0050’33” East for a distance of 316.89 feet to an existing iron rod; thence South 8845’31” West fore distance of 51.95 feet; thence South 5223’12” West for a distance of 28.45 feet to the Point of Beginning. Also being the Northerly right-of-way line of Possum Ridge Road, county maintained right-of-way; thence North 0004’22” West for a distance of 231.87 feet; thence North 1413’26” East for a distance of 369.32 feet; thence North 5810’03” East for a distance of 325.10 feet; thence North 5755’12” East for a distance of 511.38 feet; thence North 3238’26” East for a distance of 697.81 feet, more or less to a point on the Southerly line of the Northwest one quarter of the Southeast one quarter of Section 13, Township 4 North, Range 23 West, Tallahassee Meridian, Okaloosa County, Florida and the Point of Termination. AND SW 1/4 of SE 1/4 and the SE 1/4 of SW 1/4, less and except the W 1/2 of W 1/2 of SE 1/4 of SW 1/4, Section 4, Township 3 North, Range 24 West, containing 70 acres, more or less (parent parcel), as described in official records book 2260 page 1612 of the Public Records of Okaloosa County, Florida, LESS AND EXCEPT Legal #130282 IN THE COUNTY COURT IN AND FOR OKALOOSA COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO.: 2011 CC 000056 OLD BAY CONDOMINIUM OWNERS ASSOCIATION, INC., a Florida not for profit corporation Plaintiff; v. SEAN STALLWORTH; MINA F. STALLWORTH and USAA FEDERAL SAVINGS BANK, Defendants. *AMENDED NOTICE OF SALE PURSUANT TO CHAPTER 45 NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated June 28, 2011, and entered in Case No, 2011 CC 000056 of the County Court in and for Okaloosa County, Florida, wherein Old Bay Condominium Owners Association, Inc. is Plaintiff; and SEAN STALLWORTH and MINA F. STALLWORTH are Defendants, I will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at www.okaloosa.realforeclose.com, the Clerk’s website for on-line auctions, at 11:00 am, on the 17 day of August, 2011 the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment, to wit: Unit 304, Old Bay, a Condominium according to the Declaration of Condominium thereof, as recorded in Official Records Book 2636, Page 3992, of the Public Records of Okaloosa County, Florida, together with an undivided interest in the common elementsif any, appurtenant thereto, subject to and in accordance with the covenants, conditions, restrictions, terms and other provisions of said Declaration. If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact Shelia Sims, ADA Coordinator, 190 Governmental Center, 5th Floor, Pensacola, FL 32502, (850) 595-4400 at least 7 days before your scheduled court appearance, or immediately upon receiving this notification if the time before the scheduled appearance is less than 7 days; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call 711. DATED this 30 day of June, 2011. Don Howard, Clerk Circuit Court By K Brown Deputy Clerk Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of lis pendens must file a claim within 60 days after the sale. Becker & Poliakoff, P.A. Attorneys for Plaintiff 348 Miracle Strip Pkwy SW, Suite 7, Ft. Walton, FL 32548-5253 (850)664-2229 (850)664-7882 Fax 7/9/11 7/16/11 Legal #130281 IN THE COUNTY COURT IN AND FOR OKALOOSA COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO. 2011 CC 000143 THE BREAKERS OF FORT WALTON BEACH CONDOMINIUMS, INC., a Florida not for profit corporation Plaintiff, V. JOANNE MILLER; MICHAEL W. MILLER; U.S. DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY and MORTGAGE ELECTRONIC REGISTRATION SYSTEMS, INC., Defendants. NOTICE OF SALE PURSUANT TO CHAPTER 45 NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated June 29, 2011 and entered in Case No. 2011 CC 000143 of the County Court in and for Okaloosa County, Florida, wherein The Breakers of Fort Walton Beach Condominiums, Inc. is Plaintiff, arid JOANNE MILLER and MICHAEL W. MILLER are Defendants, I will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at www.okaloosa.realforeclose.co m, the Clerk’s website for on-line auctions, at 11:00 am, on the 10 day of August, 2011 the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment, to wit: Condominium Parcel known as Apartment No. C-414, The Breakers of Fort Walton Beach, a Condominium, all as set forth and described in the Declaration of Condominium ownership and exhibits thereto and forming a part thereof, as recorded in Official Records Book 1170 at Page 1510, and amended in Official Records Book 1295 at Page 1085, of the Public Records of Okaloosa County, Florida, together with an undivided interest in the common elements and other appurtenances thereto, all as set forth in said Declaration of Condominium ownership. If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact Shelia Sims, ADA Coordinator, 190 Governmental Center, 5th Floor, Pensacola, FL 32502, (850) 595-4400 at least 7 days before your scheduled court appearance, or immediately upon receiving this notification if the time before the scheduled appearance is less than 7 days; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call 711. DATED this 29 day of June, 2011. Don Howard, Clerk Circuit Court By Nancy Moxcey Deputy Clerk Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of lis pendens must file a claim within 60 days after the sale. Becker & Poliakoff, P.A. Attorneys for Plaintiff 348 Miracle Strip Pkwy, Suite 7, Ft. Walton Beach, FL 32548-5253 (850)664-2229 (850)664-7882 Fax 7/9/11 7/16/11 Legal # 130304 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR OKALOOSA COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION File No. 11 CP 608 IN RE: ESTATE OF Craig Allen Wardwell Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of Craig Allen Wardwell, deceased, whose date of death was May 11, 2011, and whose social security number is is pending in the Circuit Court for Okaloosa County, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is 101 E. James Lee Blvd., Crestview, Florida 32536. The names and addresses of the personal representatives and the personal representatives’ attorney are set forth below. All creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedent’s estate on whom a copy of this notice is required to be served must file their claims with this court WITHIN THE LATER OF 3 MONTHS AFTER THE TIME OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR 30 DAYS AFTER THE DATE OF SERVICE OF A COPY OF THIS NOTICE ON THEM. All other creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedent’s estate must file their claims with this court WITHIN 3 MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE. ALL CLAIMS NOT FILED WITHIN THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH IN SECTION 733.702 OF THE FLORIDA PROBATE CODE WILL BE FOREVER BARRED. NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME PERIOD SET FORTH ABOVE, ANY CLAIM FILED TWO (2) YEARS OR MORE AFTER THE DECEDENT’S DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED. The date of first publication of this notice is July 16, 2011. Attorney for Personal Representatives: Daniel P. Saba Florida Bar No. 640141 Locklin, Jones & Saba, P,A, 6460 Justice Avenue Milton, Florida 32570 Telephone: (850) 623-2500 Personal Representatives: Charles Addison Wardwell 3300 Meg hans Way Pace, Florida 32571 Deborah Susan Sater Wardwell 3300 Meghans Way Pace, Florida 32571 7/16/11 7/23/11 Legal # 130280 IN THE COUNTY COURT IN AND FOR OKALOOSA COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO. 2011 CC 000144 THE BREAKERS OF FORT WALTON BEACH CONDOMINIUMS, INC., a Florida not for profit corporation Plaintiff, V. JAYE M. SHIRLEY, Defendant. NOTICE OF SALE PURSUANT TO CHAPTER 45 NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated June 29, 2011 and entered in Case No. 2011 CC 000144 of the County Court in and for Okaloosa County, Florida, wherein The Breakers of Fort Walton Beach Condominiums, Inc. is Plaintiff, and JAYE M. SHIRLEY is Defendant, I will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at www.okaloosa.realforeclose.co m, the Clerk’s website for on-line auctions, at 11:00 am, on the 10 day of August, 2011 the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment, to wit: The Condominium Parcel Known as Apartment No, C-306, The Breakers of Fort Walton Beach, a Condominium, all as set forth and described in the Declaration of Condominium Ownership and the Exhibits annexed thereto and forming a part thereof, as recorded in Official Records Book 1170, Page 1510, amended and recorded in Official Records Book 1295, Page 1085, of the Public Records of Okaloosa County, Florida,together with undivided interest in the common elements appurtenant thereto, all as set forth in said Declaration of Condominium Ownership. If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact Shelia Sims, ADA Coordinator, 190 Governmental Center, 5th Floor, Pensacola, FL 32502, (850) 595-4400 at least 7 days before your scheduled court appearance, or immediately upon receiving this notification if the time before the scheduled appearance is less than 7 days; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call 711. DATED this 29 day of June, 2011. Don Howard, Clerk Circuit Court By Nancy Moxcey Deputy Clerk Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of lis pendens must file a claim within 60 days after the sale. Becker & Poliakoff, P.A. Attorneys for Plaintiff 348 Miracle Strip Pkwy Sw, Suite 7 Ft. Walton Beach, FL 32548-5253 (850)664-2229 (850)664-7882 Fax 7/9/11 7/16/11 Legal # 130279 IN THE COUNTY COURT IN AND FOR OKALOOSA COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO. 2011 CC 000054 PIRATE’S BAY COMMUNITY ASSOCIATION, INC., a Florida not for profit corporation Plaintiff, V. LISA R. BRENNAN; TIMOTHY E. BRENNAN and WELLS FARGO BANK, N.A. AS SUCCESSOR BY MERGER TO WACHOVIA BANK, N.A., Defendants. NOTICE OF SALE PURSUANT TO CHAPTER 45 NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated June 29, 2011 and entered in Case No. 2011 CC 000054 of the County Court in and for Okaloosa County, Florida, wherein Pirate’s Bay Community Association, Inc. is Plaintiff, and LISA R. BRENNAN and TIMOTHY E. BRENNAN are Defendants, I will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at www.okaloosa.realforeclose.co m, the Clerk’s website for on-line auctions, at 11:00 am, on the 10 day of August, 2011 the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment, to wit: Condominium Parcel: Unit No. A-114, Pirates’ Bay (Phase 1), a Condominium according to the Declaration of Condominium thereof, as recorded in OR Book 1339, Page 370, of the Public Records of Okaloosa County, Florida,together with an undivided interest in the common elements if any, appurtenant thereto, subject to and in accordance with the Covenants, Conditions, Restrictions, Terms and other provisions of said Declaration. If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance, Please contact Shelia Sims, ADA Coordinator, 190 Governmental Center, 5th Floor, Pensacola, FL 32502, (850) 595-4400 at least 7 days before your scheduled court appearance, or immediately upon receiving this notification if the time before the scheduled appearance is less than 7 days; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call 711. DATED this 29day of June, 2011. Don Howard, Clerk Circuit Court By Nancy Moxcey Deputy Clerk Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of lis pendens must file a claim within 60 days after the sale. Becker & Poliakoff, P.A. Attorneys for Plaintiff 348 Miracle Strip Pkwy Sw, Suite 7 Ft. Walton Beach, FL 32548-5253 (850)664-2229 (850)664-7882 Fax 7/9/11 7/16/11 Legal # 130278 IN THE COUNTY COURT IN AND FOR OKALOOSA COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO. 2011 CC 000435 QUAIL RUN TOWNHOMES OWNERS ASSOCIATION, INC., a Florida not for profit corporation Plaintiff, V. CHARLES E. MCEWEN, Defendant. NOTICE OF SALE PURSUANT TO CHAPTER 45 NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated June 29, 2011 and entered in Case No. 2011 CC 000435 of the County Court in and for Okaloosa County, Florida, wherein Quail Run Townhomes Owners Association, Inc. is Plaintiff, and CHARLES E. MCEWEN is Defendant I will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at www.okaloosa.realforeclose.co m, the Clerk’s website for on-line auctions, at 11:00 am, on the 10 day of August, 2011 the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment, to wit: Lot No. 70 of QUAIL RUN TOWNHOMES, according to the Plat thereof, recorded in Plat Book 22 at Page 20 of the Public Records of Okaloosa County, Florida. If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact Shelia Sims, ADA Coordinator, 190 Governmental Center, 5th Floor, Pensacola, FL 32502, (850) 595-4400 at least 7 days before your scheduled court appearance, or immediately upon receiving this notification if the time before the scheduled appearance is less than 7 days; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call 711. DATED this 29 day of June, 2011. Don Howard, Clerk Circuit Court By Nancy Moxcey Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of lis pendens must file a claim within 60 days after the sale. Becker & Poliakoff, P.A. Attorneys for Plaintiff 348 Miracle Strip Pkwy SW, Suite 7 Ft. Walton Beach, FL 32548-5253 (850) 664-2229 (850) 664-7882 Fax 7/9/11 7/16/11



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ClassifiedsCrestview News Bulletin |A13Saturday, July 16, 2011 If you need a clean house call me I can help! Please call 850-603-3701. Farm DirectCentipede, Zoysia, St Augustine and Bermuda We Deliver & Install Call 850-244-6651 Suncoast Sod F arms $7502010 Car Dolly, with electric brakes. Call 850-682-5927 Monarch Aluminum Boat 15 ft long x 4 ft wide with Mercury 50 hp motor & Magic trail trailer, Very nice condition $ 2800 firm Call 682-6778 or 582-3014 Dixie RV SuperStoresFL’s Newest RV DealerNOW OPEN!!!*Store Hours* Monday Saturday 8:00am-6:00pm 21 Acres / 30 Brands New and Used Units 7 Manufacturers: Newmar Keystone Heartland Jayco Fleetwood Forest River Prime Time Located off I-10 Exit 70 / SR285 328 Green Acres Dr. De Funiak Springs, FL 32435 Sales 850-951-1000 www.dixierv.com Your land or family land is all you need to buy a new home. Call 850-682-3344 Crestview -1br apt, 692 Kenneth Ave. Completely furnished, utilities incl. No pets. $650/ mo + $300 damage dep 682-3166 Crestview -Lg, 2BR/1BA Quiet, Gated, NO Pets. Call 682-4990/585-5012 $550. mo + $500. DD House for RentCrestview, 4 br, 2 ba, House for Rent. Iron Gate Subdivision. $1200 month. Call 850-499-2148. Text FL68291 to 56654 Laurel Hill2Br/1Ba on Hwy 2 completely furnished $500mo + $500dep + utilities, No Pets Call 850-652-4155 Crestview Furnished room for rent for 1 person in private home Hwy 85 N off Auburn Rd. Nonsmoking room, $300.mo Call 850-689-1060 Holt -3BR 2Ba Doublewide on 5 acres, Horses welcome!! $750/mo, 850-546-1192 Individual wants to buy house for investment 850-651-0987 Text FL64807 to 56654 Come Grow With Us! Only 1 week before training starts 40 Inbound Call Seats Available Other positions available including: Customer Service Order Processing Inside Sales Dispatch Market Managers ADVANCED ENTERPRISES OF NW FLORIDA INC. 35008 EMERALD COAST PKWY. 850-390-4327 AEI is a solid infrastructure with the best possible training to deliver quality service to our clients. Our employees enjoy advancement opportunities, daily & weekly bonuses, benefits; including health and dental, paid training, and a professional atmosphere in a relaxed environment. If youre looking for a career and not just another job, visit us now. 850-390-4327 www.careerbuilder. com/AEI Apply in person Monday … Friday 8 AM … 5 PM Saturday 9 AM12 Noon JOB FAIR MONDAY, JULY 18th … FRIDAY, JULY 22ND 9 AM4 PM SATURDAY, JULY 23RD 9AM … 2 PM Bring a valid ID & updated resume 35008 Emerald Coast Parkway (East of the Resort Quest bldg. … Fourth Floor) $ SIGN ON BONUS $ 3025628 Im sorry. To state the obvious, it hasnt been pretty the last few years, especially for the job market. Im aware of the anger, and I dont blame you. This whole thing got away from me. But I think its time we made a fresh start. Heres what I propose: 1. If you have a job and youre happy with it, good for you. Keep it up. 2. If youre not happy in your job, its time to rethink things. Im not telling you to quit on the spot. But maybe theres a better job out there for you. 3. If youve taken a job that under normal circumstances you wouldnt have, my hats off to you. You did what you had to do. But now maybe its time to go back to doing what you do best. 4. If you dont have a job, again, Im sorry. I know looking for a job can be, to put it nicely, challenging. But know this: its not you, its me. And if the recovery is here, I think you can lead the way. So to everyone whos been affected the last few years, which is pretty much everyone, I accept complete responsibility. But now the ball is in your court. You have permission to move on with your life. Sincerely, The Economy has made it tough on everyone the last few years. But its time to move forward. Visit emeraldcoastjobseast.com/monster to “nd the right job for you. Lets do this. Freedom Communications, a national leader in print and interactive media, has an exciting new opening for a Market Research Analyst. This individual will play a key role across many departments in this highly visible position. This is a newly-created role which means that the successful candidate will have the opportunity to make signi cant contributions toward, and have a considerable impact on, the future success of the organization. This individual will be responsible for providing data analysis, reports, presentations, and training for our sales, content and circulation employees in order to drive revenue, better understand our audience, and increase circulation. Additionally, this individual will contribute to the creation of a centralized market intelligence hosting site that will be accessible to all Freedom properties across the country. The successful candidate will have veri able experience working with media research. Experience with market research tools, particularly media-related databases, is a plus. Any primary research experience (survey development, focus group facilitation, qualitative studies management, etc.) would be very helpful as well. This is a very hands-on position. This individual must be extremely detail-oriented, have a strong drive for accuracy, and have the ability to effectively manage a number of projects simultaneously. Additionally, this individual must possess excellent communication skills (including being comfortable with making presentations to large groups), strong organizational and prioritization skills, and the ability to work effectively across many departments within the organization to share knowledge, assist in analysis, and solve problems. Excellent PowerPoint and Excel skills are a must. This person will be able to work out of either our Ft. Walton Beach or Panama City properties but t ravel to our other Florida properties, as well as to our properties located in North Carolina, will be required. A clean MVR and the ability to t ravel up to 25% (with occasional overnight) are necessary. Interested, quali ed applicants should send their resume along with salary requirements to shewitt@freedom.com. Market Research Analyst Publisher’s NoticeAll real estate advertising in this newspaper is subject to the Fair Housing Act which makes it illegal to advertise “any preference, limitation or discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, handicap, familial status or national origin, or an intention, to make any such preference, limitation or discrimination” Familial status includes children under the age of 18 living with parents or legal custodians, pregnant women and people securing custody of children under 18. This newspaper will not knowingly accept any advertising for real estate which is in violation of the law. Our readers are hereby informed that all dwellings advertised in this newspaper are available on a equal opportunity basis. To complain of discrimination call HUD toll-free at 1-800-669-9777. The toll-free number for the hearing impaired is 1-800-927-9275. Customer SupportPart-time Circulation AssistantThe Crestview News Bulletin is seeking a part-time circulation assistant. This position answers phones, greets customers, takes walk-in classified advertising, handles payments and adjustments and handles circulation customer service. Applicants must possess the ability to communicate effectively by phone and in person, computer skills, ability to learn new software programs. This is a part-time position working Mon. -Fri., 8:00 a.m. -1:30 p.m. some flexibility required. Send resume to resumes@flafreedom.com. Applications taken at 295 W. James Lee Blvd, Crestview. No phone calls. EOE Drug Free Workplace Web ID#: 34167748 Sales/Business DevHiring LocallyThis WeekLiberty National Life Insurance Company Full Training Provided Potential of $60K+ Annually. 401K, BCBS Insurance & Pension for those who Qualify. Call 1-800-257-5500 to set up an interview. Shalimar, 55 12th ave Friday 3pm-7pm Saturday 8-noon.ESTATE SALEText FL68045 to 56654 We Buy GoldWe Will LoanYou $50 -$50,000 CASH 700 Beal Pkwy FWB 850-974-2462 Fooseball table, solid wood, paid $500 new, will take $325. Love seat, like brand new-cream. Paid $499, will take $235. Call Sharon at 850-398-5358. Food Service Now Hiring:PART TIME DRIVERS* Earn $8-$14/ hour 18 years or older Good driving record a must Available wkends Have your own auto w/ insurance Apply at either of our Crestview locations.Web ID 34168678 Text FL68678 to 56654 Brand Name Queen Size Pillowtop Set, still in plastic, with mfr warranty. Delivery avail. $160. 850-471-0330 Brand New King Mattress w/foundations pillowtop factory sealed, w/warranty, can deliver. $265. 850-255-0123 Coffee table metal and glass 44x32 matching end table 26x24 perfect condition $100 (850) 689-5181 Full Size Mattress & Box, new, never used, with warranty. $140. 850-255-0123 Memory Foam Mattress, Still new in Box. Queen$375, & King $475 850-471-0330 Crestview 701 E James Lee Blvd July 15,16,17 Fri, Sat, Sun 7am-3pmAbandoned Storage Contents SaleWe are selling the Contents from 15 abandoned storage units. Both new and used items. Clothes, books, electronics, toys, weight benches, kitchen appliances, paintings, jewelry, dolls, records, DVDs, tools and much more. Sale is inside Knights Of Columbus building Text Fl67745 to 56654 Estate SaleColony House Apartments. 941 Pocahontas Dr. Apt 23 Sat. 8am-3pm Furniture, Home decorations, Kitchenware, Woman’s Clothing, Bedding & Much More. text fl67741 to 56654 LEGAL#120956 NOTICE OF ADMINISTRATIVE COMPLAINT TO: William A. Abruzzino, II Destin, FI., Case No.:111942-11-AG An ADMINISTRATIVE COMPLAINT to suspend or revoke your license (s) and eligibility for licensure and appointment has been filed against you. You have the right to request a hearing pursuant to Sections 120.569 and 120.57 (1) and (2), Florida Statutes, by mailing a request for same to the Department of Financial Services, Julie Jones, DFS Agency Clerk, Division of Legal Services, 200 E. Gaines St, Tallahassee, Florida 32399-0390. If a request for hearing is not received by August 6, 2011, the right to a hearing in this matter will be waived and the Chief Financial Officer will dispose of this case in accordance with the law. 6/25/11 7/02/11 7/09/11 7/16/11 LEGAL#130303 Notice is hereby given that the undersigned intends to sell the personal property described below to enforce a lien imposed on said property under The Florida Self Storage Facility Act Statutes (section 83.801 83.809). The undersigned will sell at public sale by competitive bidding on July 30th, 2011 at 9:00 AM, on the premises where said property has been stored and which are located at A1 Crestview Mini Storage, 544 James Lee Blvd W, Crestview FL 32536, County of Okaloosa, State of Florida, the following: B2-Steve Watts No known address B6-Terry McQueen, 4629 Berry Rd. Holt, Fl 32564 B11 -Roxanne Martin 376 Echo Circle FWB, Fl 32547 B-13 Tommy Barrows 5382 Olin Merritt St. Baker, Fl 32531 B-25/B-28 Jeri Gutierrez P.O. Box 1784 Crestview, Fl 32539 B-30 Jessica Kishbaugh 387 Georgia St. Crestview, Fl 32539 B-32 April Cooper 204 Kennedy Dr Crestview, Fl 32536 C-11 Michael Watkins 6120 North Willow Ln. Crestview, Fl 32539 7/16/11 7/23/11 Incorrect Insertion PolicyFor Classified In-column AdvertisersAll ads placed by phone are read back to the advertiser to insure correctness. The newspaper will assume correctness at the time of the read-back procedure unless otherwise informed. Please your ad. Advertisers are requested to check the advertisement on the first insertion for correctness. Errors should be reported immediately. Your Florida Freedom newspaper will not be responsible for more than one incorrect insertion, nor will it be liable for any error in advertisements to a greater extent than the cost of the space occupied by the error. Any copy change, during an ordered schedule constitutes a new ad and new charges. We do not guarantee position of ANY ad under any classification. Legal #130302 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE FIRST JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR OKALOOSA COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL ACTION CASE NO,: 46-2009-CA-004588 FILE NO.: F09044911 BRANCH BANKING AND TRUST COMPANY, Plaintiff, VS. DEBORAH C. ROGERS A/K/A DEBORAH CARSON ROGERS et al, Defendant(s). NOTICE OF RESCHEDULED FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to an Order Rescheduling Foreclosure Sale dated July 5, 2011 and entered in Case NO. 46-2009-CA-004588 of the Circuit Court of the FIRST Judicial Circuit in and for OKALOOSA County, Florida wherein BRANCH BANKING AND TRUST COMPANY, is the Plaintiff and DEBORAH C. ROGERS A/K/A DEBORAH CARSON ROGERS; WILL ROBERT ROGERS; ANY AND ALL UNKNOWN PARTIES CLAIMING BY, THROUGH, UNDER, AND AGAINST THE HEREIN NAMED INDIVIDUAL DEFENDANT(S) WHO ARE NOT KNOWN TO BE DEAD OR ALIVE, WHETHER SAID UNKNOWN PARTIES MAY CLAIM AN INTEREST AS SPOUSE, HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES, OR OTHER CLAIMANTS; are the Defendants, The Clerk of the Court will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at WWW.OKALOOSA.REALFORECLOSE.COM at 11:00AM, on the 11th day of Aug, 2011, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment: LOT 7, BLOCK C, PINEWOOD ESTATES UNIT NO. 2, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 5, PAGE(S) 135 AND 136 OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF OKALOOSA COUNTY, FLORIDA A/K/A 1038 DARLINGTON OAK DRIVE, NICEVILLE, FL 32578-3606 Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the Lis Pendens must file a claim within sixty (60) days after the sale. WITNESS MY HAND and the seal of this Court on 7-6, 2011. Don W. Howard Clerk of the Circuit Court By:K Brown Deputy Clerk Florida Default Law Group, P.L. P.O. Box 25018 Tampa, Florida 33622-5018 IMPORTANT In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, persons with disabilities needing special accommodation to participate in this proceeding should contact Court Administration at 101 James Lee Boulevard East, Crestview, FL, 32536-3515; telephone number (850) 689-5000, Extension 7497, prior to the proceeding. or Shalimar (850) 651-7497 or at 1250 N. Eglin Parkway, Shalimar, FL, 32579; telephone number (850) 651-7497, prior to the proceeding. 7/16/11 7/23/11 THE FOLLOWING DESCRIBED PARCEL: BEGIN at the Northeasterly corner of the above described parent parcel and go South 01 degrees 17’03” West along the Easterly line of said parent parcel, a distance of 32.46 feet, more or less; thence., departing said Easterly line, go along the Southerly line of maintenance and parallel to the southerly edge of pavement of Buck Ward Road (right of way unknown), the following twelve bearings and distances: 1. South 88 degrees 35’31” West, a distance of 200.98 feet, 2. North 89 degrees 42’27” West, a distance of 246.82 feet, 3. South 82 degrees 35’11” West, a distance of 14.11 feet, 4. North 86 degrees 51’53” West, a distance of 163.10 feet, 5. North 86 degrees 44’28” West, a distance of 231.56 feet, 6. North 87 degrees 27’30” West, a distance of 239.97 feet, 7. North 87 degrees 49’10” West, a distance of 253.71 feet, 8. North 87 degrees 27’10” West, a distance of 305.31 feet, 9. North 87 degrees 40’13” West, a distance of 289.39 feet, 10. North 87 degees 55’12” West, a distance of 145.72 feet, 11. North 87 degrees 30’57” West, a distance of 168.66 feet, 12. South 83 degrees 06’22” West, a distance of 37.46 feet, more or less to the Westerly line of the said parent parcel, THENCE go North 01 degrees 21’55” East along the Westerly line of the said parent parcel, a distance of 29.00 feet, more or less, to the Northwesterly corner of said parent parcel; thence departing said Westerly line, go South 88 degrees 11’08” East, along the Northerly line of said parent parcel, a distance of 2295.56 feet to the Northeasterly corner of said parent parcel and the POINT OF BEGINNING. Said less and except parcel containing 1.78 acres, more or less and being completely contained in said parent parcel and further, said less and except parcel is intended to encompass all that land lying between the Northerly line of said parent parcel and lines parallel to and 6.00 feet South of The Southerly edge of pavement of Buck Ward Road (right of way unknown) as now located (line of maintenance). AND ALSO, LESS AND EXCEPT THE FOLLOWING DESCRIBED PARCEL: BEGIN at the Southeast corner of the above described parent parcel, said corner also being the Southeast corner of the Southwest one quarter of the Southeast One quarter of Section 4, Township 3 North, Range 24 West; thence go North 01 degrees 17’03” East, along the Easterly line of said Southwest one quarter of the Southeast one quarter, a distance of 1297.55 feet, more or less, to the Southerly line of maintenance of Buck Ward Road, said Southerly tine of maintenance being a line parallel to and 6.00 feet South of the Southerly edge of pavement of Buck Ward Road (right of way unknown) as now located; thence, departing said Easterly line, go South 88 degrees35’31” West, along said line of maintenance, a distance of 51.09 feet; thence, departing said line of maintenance, go South 01 degrees 55’08” West, along an existing fence line and the Northerly and Southerly prolongation thereof, a distance of 1294.45 feet, more or less, to the Southerly line of said Southwest one quarter of the Southeast one quarter; thence departing said fence line and the Southerly prolongation thereof, go South 88 degrees 02’03” East along said Southerly line, a distance of 65.37 feet to the POINT OF BEGINNING. Said less and except parcel being and lying solely within the Southwest one quarter of the Southeast one quarter of Section 4, Township 3 North, Range 24 West, and Southerly of, adjacent to, and contiguous with the Southerly line of maintenance of Buck Ward Road, a County maintained road(right of way unknown) and containing 1.73 acres, more or less. at public sale, to the highest and best bidder, for cash, public sale, to the highest and best bidder, at www.okaloosa.realforeclose.com, at 11:00 A.M., on July 22, 2011 A person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the lis pendens, must file a claim within 60 days after the sale. DON W. HOWARD, CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT BY: Kim Bouhall As Deputy Clerk If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact: Sheila Sims, 190 Governmental Center, 5th floor, Pensacola, FL (850) 595-4400 at least 7 days before your scheduled court appearance, or immediately upon receiving this notification if the time before scheduled appearance is less than 7 days; if you are hearing/voice impaired, call 711. Tony Andr, Esq. Courvoisier Centre II, Ste. 500 601 Brickell Key Drive Miami, FL 33131 Tel. (305) 679-5700 Fax (305) 679-5710



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SP O RT S www.crestviewbulletin.com Saturday July 16, 2011 A Page 14 Section News & NOTES CHS volleyball camps The Crestview High School volleyball team will conduct camps for middle school and high school girls next week. The middle school camp is for players entering grades 6-8 and will be 8 a.m. to noon Monday and Tuesday, July 18-19, in the CHS gym. Registration is at 7:30 a.m. Monday. The high school camp is for girls entering grades 9-12 and will be 8 a.m. to noon Wednesday and Thursday. Registration will start at 7:30 a.m. Wednesday. Cost of both camps is $30 per player and $10 for each additional sibling. CHS volleyball tryouts The Crestview volleyball team will conduct tryouts Aug. 1-5 from 10 a.m. to noon in the Crestview gym for girls grades 9-12. Golf Foxwood C.C. Thursday Lowball, July 7 1. David Smith, Alan Parsons, Skipper Kemp, Aaron Daniel, Brian Kamowski -16 2. Linc Hochmuth, James Hochmuth, Janel York, Dale Anderson -14 3. Don Widmaier, Jesse Dennis, Richard Lawson, Tim Crew, David Hinnant -13 Foxwood C.C. Sunday Lowball, July 10 1. Jeff Holmes, Heidi Blair, John Blair, Richard Lawson -12 2. Tim OHara, Steve Whiddon, Frank Carr, Jerry Maughon, Archie Perez -12 3. Marc Knitter, David Smith, Jacob Williams, Dillon Dwyer, Jesse Dennis -12 4. Bad Gutnik, Janel York, Gene Cox, Bob Langdon -10 5. Tom Prier, Larry Fordyce, Dean Martin, Pat Martin -9 Bass tournament to benet charity The 2011 AGLA Bass Tournament is set for Aug. 6 at Marina Village in Freeport. A $3,000 payout is at stake in this annual tournament in memory of local angler Bob Zdenek. Angler entry fees are $110 per boat. Rafe prizes, door prizes and a silent auction will help raise funds for child abuse and neglect victims served at the Emerald Coast Childrens Advocacy Center. Sponsors include American General Life Insurance Company, WTKE 100.3 The Ticket, Marina Village, Yamaha, Skeeter Boats, Quality Toyota, the Walton County Sheriffs Ofce, American Residential Services, Gulf Coast Immediate Care, One Hour Heating & A/C, Wise Equipment, Ritz Foods and Harbor Docks. Attendees will have two anglers per boat and will depart at rst light. There will be plenty of family fun: a car show, arts and crafts booths, food, demonstration boat rides, a giant waterslide for the kids and live entertainment. Family Fun Day is free and open to the public. Interested anglers should visit www.aglabass2011. eventbrite.com. Arts and crafts vendor spaces are available for $25 each and may be secured by calling Joy Hudson at 833-9237, ext. 256. By Bill Gamblin Florida Freedom Newspapers P ENS AC O LA There might have been Blues on the Beach in Pensacola, but it was all orange and blue on Airport Boulevard when Auburn head football coach Gene Chizik visited on his book tour. Chizik, who led Auburn to its rst national title in 53 years when the Tigers defeated Oregon in the BCS Championship in Glendale, Ariz., last season, was welcomed by hundreds of fans who lled the Pensacola Barnes & Noble with chants of War Eagle while the Tigers ght song played in the background. One of the people in line waiting to get an autograph and glimpse of the Auburn head coach had been waiting in the parking lot since midnight. I left from Panama City as soon as I got off from work, said Megan Teeple, who was at the front of the line. I knew when I got home I wouldnt be able to sleep, so I came on over. I am very excited about today. This is an early start to the football season for me. Others did not get there quite as early, but they were just as excited to meet the man who brought the Auburn football program back to national prominence in just his second year. The team nished its 2010 season 14-0. The last time Auburn won the national title, I was 1 year old, said Roger Blaylock from Milton. I emailed my wife and told her where I was going today. Blaylock, the engineer for Santa Rosa County, fell in love with the Tigers in 1972 when they blocked two punts to defeat Alabama. This is the culmination of a longstanding family tradition, Blaylock said. I was torn between Auburn and the University of Florida, where I had an ROTC scholarship. I decided to go to the Coast Guard Academy and after two years decided it was not for me and ended up at Auburn, where I got my civil engineering degree. Chizik, who used this book to reect back on his championship season, focuses on three things many SEC football fans value: football, family and faith. This is a good football book focusing on a special journey and team building, Chizik said. With some of the events the book covers and how my wife and I dealt with them, it is a good faith piece as well. You dont have to be a football fan to enjoy this book, as I want to bring hope and encouragement to the people who read it. Two years ago, Chizik was selected to succeed Tommy Tuberville. Chizik had been Tubervilles defensive coordinator when Auburn went 13-0, but he came to the position with a 5-19 record as a head coach at Iowa State. I understand how people felt, but I had to rely on my faith and had great vision, Chizik said. I had to block out all of the external stuff and respect the opinion of those who selected me. I had a job to win championships, to coach players in the game of football and to help young men grow in life. Despite all of the attention the coach has received since winning the national championship, he has tried not to let it affect him. For me, I am the same person and my life is the same, Chizik said. For the Auburn family, it is a signicant change as the fans have not experienced this in 53 years. Some feel the Tigers might be complacent, but Chizik said he doesnt feel that will be the case because Auburn has to replace 23 seniors and three juniors. That includes players like Cam Newton, who was the rst selection of the Carolina Panthers in the 2011 draft, and Nick Fairley, who was taken 13th by the Detroit Lions. You might worry about complacency if we had a lot of returning starters, Chizik said. But we have a lot of new names and faces with our young guys out there battling and eager for their chance. In All In, which was ying off the shelves, Chizik says at rst, he was not interested in a junior college quarterback, which future star Cam Newton was before his time as a Tiger. It was an awesome year with Cam and a blast, said Chizik, who at rst thought he was a defensive end. Be mindful he is more than a great player, he is a great kid. You have to remember that on his own, he went to a local elementary school to mentor young kids there. Since Newton has been drafted, Chizik and his former quarterback have stayed in touch. Newton is trying to make the adjustment while the NFL lockout continues well beyond 100 days. Despite looking forward to the next season, Chizik said his book was a good opportunity for reection. I nd it funny, but coaches in general look to the next thing, Chizik said. Recruiting, spring practice and the football season, but this offered me a chance to look back and reect, which is something I normally wouldnt do. Chizik also likely would not have had the chance to be the honorable starter at the Aarons 499 or some other opportunities that have presented themselves. Talladega is one of the things that rank up there that I have done since winning the national title game, as well as going to the ESPYs, Chizik said. One thing that hasnt changed is his message to the kids: being All In all the time. I tell kids all the time to do the right thing, Chizik said. I remind them not to get involved in the game of trivial pursuit, pursuing trivial things that dont really matter. Make good decisions, and remember the decisions you make will affect you for the rest of your life. Auburn football coach has book signing in Pensacola Photos by BI LL G A M BL IN | Florida Freedom Newspapers Auburn University fans came decked out in orange and blue to get books and other items signed by Auburn head football coach Gene Chizik, above at a stop on his book tour in Pensacola. Local golf pro waiting for an Open door By Randy Dickson randyd@crestviewbulletin.com Dave Thompson didnt get off to a good start June 27 as he tried to qualify for the U.S. Senior Open golf tournament. The Foxwood Country Club teaching pro shot a 40 on the front nine at Gaines ville County Club, which included a double bogey on the second hole. But the veteran golfer didnt panic; he knew things can change quickly in golf. Thompson shot a 31 on the back nine to earn a second alter nate slot for the tournament set for July 25-31 at the Inverness Club in Toledo, Ohio. Jim Chancey, one of the guys that qualied (for the Open), shot 70 and he beat me by seven shots on the front nine (with a 31), Thompson said. But then on the back nine, things changed. We basically had to wait 40 minutes before we hit the next golf shot. That gave me time to sim mer down and get my composure and thinking good again. I told my caddy, Im not done. I said, Weve still got nine holes to play, and if nothing else, Im going to shoot a respectable score on the back nine. A birdie on the 220-yard par three No. 11 hole started Thomp sons run of ve birdies in the last eight holes that took him to the brink of the Open. But in the end, he couldnt overcome the slow start. He picked up the second al ternate spot after a playoff. The rst alternate spot went to DeFuniak Springs pro Don Re ese, who shot a 70 in the qualier. Now the 52-year old Thomp son is in waiting mode, along with his good friend Reese. The two players that made the spots in front of us (in Gaines ville) would have to drop out for both of us to get in, Thompson said. If only one drops out, then Reese gets the call, but there is sill a chance that both Thompson and Reese could get called from a list of qualiers from across the United States, Im not wishing bad on any body, but John Daly made it as a ninth alternate, if you will re member, when he won the PGA championship (in 1991), so you never can tell, Thompson said. You can get the call the day before golf tournament, so you had better be ready to go at any time. This isnt he rst time Thomp son has been close to playing in a U.S. Open. He was an alternate earlier in his career, but he didnt get the call to join the fun that year. Thompson has never played Inverness, but he said he thinks his game is suited for the course, which favors players who keep the ball in play over those who hit it long. For now, Thompson is biding his time as he hopes for the call telling him hes in the tourna ment. Waiting has probably been tougher than the golf tourna ment itself, he said. Even at the qualifying tournament, I teed off that morning at 8 a.m., and it was 5 p.m. before I got in a play off to get second alternate. So I had a long day, and it has been like that ever since. It has been wait, wait, wait. While he is waiting, Thompson continues to practice each day at Foxwood. I get here at 5 oclock in the morn ing ve days a week and hit golf balls be fore we open at 6, he said And I usu ally work from 6-10 a.m. outside helping out, and then I practice and play. I chip and putt a lot. So Im physi cally ready all the time. Mentally, you just want to play condent and know you have the ability to shoot under par on any golf course on any day.



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Local A2 | Crestview News Bulletin Saturday, July 16, 2011 From staff reports SUPPLIES FOR ALABAMA: Mae Reatha Coleman of Crestview is collecting toiletries and supplies through Thursday, July 28, for residents of Pratt City, Ala. Drop the items off at the Crestview Fire Department behind City Hall, or call her at 682-5518 to arrange for pickup. FUNDRAISER: A fundraiser to help 5-year-old Alyssa Pursley will be held Saturday, July 23, at Old Spanish Trail Park in Crestview. Proceeds from the event will help Alyssa, who was recently diagnosed with a rare genetic disease, travel to Jacksonville to receive treatment. Join the fun from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. with bouncy houses, waterslides, horse rides, a dunking booth and a variety of food, games and music. A large variety of gift certicates and prize packages will be given away throughout the day during a chance drawing. Bring the entire family and enjoy a day of fun for a very worthy cause. USDA FOOD GIVEAWAY: is Saturday, July 28, at the Raymond Williams Missions Center, 404 W. James Lee Blvd., Crestview, from 9 a.m. until the monthly food allowance has been distributed. For more information, call Jimmy Smith at 398-6760 or 6892988. New Beginnings Church is an equalopportunity provider. COMMISSIONERS MEETINGS: The 2011-12 proposed budget can be accessed from www.okaloosa. com, where you can view the new performancebased budget. Hard copies will be available soon at Crestview, Destin, Fort Walton Beach, Mary Esther, Niceville and Valparaiso libraries. The entire budget is presented to the public at the budget hearings. A commission meeting will be held Tuesday, July 19, at 8:30 a.m. at 1804 Lewis Turner Blvd., Fort Walton Beach, in the thirdoor conference room. Budget reviews will also be held there July 19 at 1 p.m. and July 26 at 8:30 a.m. Meetings can be seen at www.okaloosa.com; select County Commission Meetings. For more information, call 651-7105, 689-5030 or 651-7515. ROAD REPAIRS: Okaloosa County Public Works has contracted to make improvements to the following roads: Buck Ward Road in Baker, Fairchild Road in Crestview and General Bond Road in the Fort Walton Beach area. Buck Ward Road, the longest stretch of paving, has already begun and will take about 20 working days to complete. The process for these improvements is called a full depth reclamation and involves taking the existing road, adding a strengthener (in this case, cement), remixing and repaving. Remaining projects will take about eight working days each, and citizens are asked to use caution when traveling these roads. General Bond Road will be closed to trafc during the process, and a public notice will be sent out before its closing. EJ Breneman is the contractor performing the work; however, if you have questions, feel free to contact the 311 Citizens Information Line. VEHICLE DONATIONS: Many not-for-prots, like Covenant Hospice, can accept cars, trucks, SUVs, motorcycles, boats and RVs as donations, whether they are running or not. Vehicles are picked up or towed by courteous, qualied professionals anywhere from Pensacola to Tallahassee at a scheduled time convenient for you. On arrival, we will assist you with paperwork, including the title. The donated vessel is then resold at auction, and revenue generated from the sale is used to support programs and services for local end-of-life patients and their loved ones. All appropriate documentation needed to claim the deduction on your itemized tax return, including a donation receipt, will be provided to you within 30 days of the sale. If you would like more information on how you can support Covenant Hospice by donating your vehicle, boat or RV through our easy donation process, call Jenni Perkins at 598-5003. CLOTHING SWAP: On Aug. 13 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., a back-to-school clothing swap will be held at 269 Main St., Crestview. Bring clean clothing in good condition that your children have outgrown. Call to arrange a drop-off time at the Main Street Connection Center. Participants will receive a ticket for every two items brought in. On Aug. 13, bring your tickets to exchange for quality items that t your children. If you have no clothes to exchange and are in need of clothing for your children, call for complimentary tickets. These tickets are limited, so please call as soon as possible. Call Sandra Peters at 420-6723 for more information. SHOE FUNDRAISER: Shoes forgodschildren.org is hosting a shoe fundraiser and drive Saturday, July 30, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Old Spanish Trail Park Pavilion on Stillwell Blvd. in Crestview. The group will be accepting donations and new shoes of any size (sizes 6-13 recommended) for kids going back to school. Parents are invited to come ll out an income questionnaire to participate. Refreshments will be served. The shoes will be distributed Aug. 20 at the pavilion. Call Al Flowers at 826-2043 for information. READING FINALE: The Crestview Public Library went buggy for books this summer, and now its time to award all those boys and girls who have kept their brains well oiled with books! Join them at the Crestview Community Center at 7 p.m. Tuesday, July 19, for their summer nale. The library staff will award reading certicates to those who turned in reading logs for the Summer Reading Challenge by the Monday, July 18, deadline; enjoy a treat provided by A Grand Elegance, and shop in the Funny Money Store. Registration is not required for this free event, but you are welcome to sign up in the youth area for a courtesy reminder call or email if youd like. Please call Heather at 682-4432 with questions. VOLUNTEERS WANTED: Covenant Hospice will host the fth annual Blue Jean Ball on Saturday, Oct. 1, at 6 p.m. at the Crestview Community Center. The planning committee is seeking volunteers to help plan, prepare and present the event. The group will hold its next monthly meeting Tuesday, July 19, at 5:30 p.m. at Covenant Hospices branch ofce, 370 W. Redstone Ave., Crestview. BOOK DONATIONS: The Friends of the Crestview Library are asking for donations of used books, CDs and DVDs for the Oct. 7-9 book sale. Books and other media will be accepted at the library off Commerce Drive (behind the post ofce). All the proceeds help the Crestview library. Call 682-4432 for details. SWIM LESSONS: The Crestview YMCA is hosting swim lessons for children 6 months and older. The remaining class begins Monday, July 18, with eight classes per session at a cost of $48 for members and $62 for nonmembers. To sign up or for details, call 689-2999. BLOOD DRIVES: The Northwest Florida Blood Center will host the following local blood drives: July 20, Woodlawn Baptist Church, 824 N. Ferdon Blvd., Crestview, 3-6 p.m. July 23, 3-8 p.m. at Marquis Cinema 10 in Crestview. All donors will receive a free movie ticket. Eligibility requirements: 16 years of age with consent signed, no upper age limit; weigh at least 110 pounds; picture ID; and good health. Center locations: 405 N.E. Racetrack Road, Fort Walton Beach, and 1999 E. Nine Mile Road and 2209 N. Ninth Ave., Pensacola. GSOC MEETINGS: The Genealogical Society of Okaloosa County meets every second Saturday at the Heritage Museum, 115 Westview Ave., Valparaiso, across from the city park. For more information, call Martha Trau at 259-4351. BINGO, FOOD DONATIONS: Foster Families of America is hosting bingo from 5-9 p.m. Thursdays and at 1 p.m. Saturdays at 605 W. James Lee Blvd., Crestview (the D & W Cafe). All proceeds are used to help the community. Foster Families of America is in great need of nonperishable food donations. It seeks to maintain hope and dignity to families by making essentials (food, clothing, kitchen items, furniture, etc.) available for free or at extremely low cost. Your donation will be used to help families in need. Please drop off food donations at 112 Main St. in Crestview, or call 423-0488. You may also drop donations off at the Crestview Area Chamber of Commerce ofce on Commerce Drive. Thank you in advance for supporting a local charity in need. For more information about the organization, visit www.fosterfamilies ofamerica.org. Store hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday-Friday and 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday. CRESTVIEW SOUP KITCHENS: Serving from 11 a.m. to noon except on Wednesdays, when the hours are 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Mondays: Central Baptist Church, 951 S. Ferdon Blvd. (State Road 85), 682-5525. Tuesdays: Our Savior Lutheran Church, 178 North Ave., Crestview, 6823154. Wednesdays: LifePoint Church (former First Assembly of God), 400 S. Ferdon Blvd. (State 85), 682-3518. Thursdays: Community of Christ, 398 W. First Ave., behind Whitehurst/Powell Funeral Home, 682-7474. Fridays: First Presbyterian Church, 492 N. Ferdon Blvd., intersection of State 85 and U.S. Highway 90, 682-2835. Saturdays: First United Methodist Church, 599 Eighth Ave., behind Tom Thumb across from Goodwill, 682-2018. Volunteers are always needed. Please call any church to volunteer. Emmanuel Baptist Church members are in need of bikes, which they repair and issue to the homeless. Please call 4230711 if you can assist. MISCELLANEOUS EMERALD COAST WRITERS: ECWs Aug. 4 meeting will be at 6 p.m. at the Shalimar Town Hall. The topic is Inspirational and Christian Writing, led by ECW member Marilyn Turk. The meeting is open to all ECW members and to the public for individuals interested in becoming members of ECW. CLIENT CASEWORK CLASS: The Red Cross is hosting a casework class for people who want to learn how to meet the needs of those affected by a disaster. Youll learn to complete interviews and provide emergency disaster assistance to clients. (Prerequisite: Disaster Services overview). The class will be held from 8 a.m. to noon Saturday, July 23, in Pensacola. RSVP by emailing John Murray at mrrayj@usa.redcross. org. You will then be sent a conrmation email with the location of the class. FLORIDA TRAIL SCHEDULE: The Florida Trail Association has planned the following activities. For more information, visit http://choctaw.oridatrail. org. Saturday, July 16, 8:30 a.m. Bring your canoe or kayak for a oat trip down Boiling Creek. Details: 736 7534. Saturday, July 16, 7 p.m. Bring your canoe or kayak for a moonlight paddle on Bluewater Bay. Details: 729-0344. Sunday, July 17, 7 a.m. wake-up hike in Pensacola, followed by breakfast. Details: 776-5147 or 4348861. Saturday, July 23, 9 a.m. Bring your canoe or kayak for a oat trip on Titi Creek and Shoal River. Details: 682-6098 or 826-3605. Sunday, July 24, 7 a.m. wake-up hike in Milton followed by breakfast. Details: 776-5147 or 4348861. Tuesday, July 26, 6 p.m. monthly meeting at Eds Hometown Seafood & Steaks in Niceville. Visitors welcome. Details: 654-1172. Saturday, July 30, 9 a.m. Bring your canoe or kayak for a oat trip on Alaqua Creek near Freeport. Details: 830-9486 or 654-1172. Sunday, July 31, 7 a.m. wake-up hike in Milton followed by breakfast. Details: 776-5147 or 4348861. Sunday, July 31, 8:30 a.m. Bring your canoe or kayak for a oat trip on Juniper Creek in Santa Rosa County. Details: 4849111. ADVENTURE CLUB: For details on club activities, contact Clarice Hebinck at 581-4591 or freklz100@ cox.net. Thursday, July 21, 9 a.m. kayak/canoe trip on Econna Creek, about an hour and 15 minutes east of Niceville off State Road 20. Meet at Hardees at the intersection of State Road 20 and U.S. Highway 331, on the north side of State 20. Bring a picnic lunch and lots of drinking water. Honcho: Clarice and Bruce, 301-9452. Saturday, July 23, 9 a.m. kayak/canoe trip on Titi Creek, north of Niceville. Meet on the east side of State Road 85 at the State 85 and Col. Greg Malloy Road (used to be named Little Silver Road, and its also called Range Road 211) intersection, just south of the Shoal River. An Eglin recreation pass is required. For information on how to get this pass, call the Jackson Guard at 882-4164. Please call Clarice if you plan to go on this activity. Bring a picnic lunch and lots of drinking water. Tuesday, July 26, 5 p.m. bike ride on Pensacola Beach with free Bands on the Beach concert afterward. Meet in the parking area under the beach ball water tower. Bring a folding chair and picnic supper for the concert. Honcho: Clarice. 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Local Crestview News Bulletin | A3 Saturday, July 16, 2011 6511168 65 111 6 8 2081202 St. Paul Lutheran & Preschool 1407 E. John Sims Parkway, Niceville 850-678-1298 2055841 Worship Schedule Be a part of our fellowship! Inspirational worship every Sunday 8:30 a.m. & 10:30 a.m. www.stpaulniceville.com HIGHEST PRICES PAID FOR YOUR PRECIOUS METALS! GOLD SILVER BULLION Coins, Jewelry, Broken Items, No Lot Too Large Or Small OUR CUSTOMERS SAY WE PAY MORE! a Diamond & Gold Exchange, Inc. Eglin & Hollywood FWB 243-3900 / 243-3913 2079463 2079404 No Chemicals No Additives No FSC ALL CIGARETTES PER CARTON 90 100 COUNT 190 200 COUNT $ 14. 50 $ 25. 99 PER HALF CARTON for city departments including Parks and Recreation, Planning and Zoning, Permits, Community Center and Warriors Hall rentals, and business tax receipts (occu pational licenses). We gained an understanding through interviews with man agement and inspection of docu ments how the revenue streams work, Balent said. Balent said her rms re search found some departments use different software, specic to their functions, to track revenue and operations. Planning and Zoning, for ex ample, uses a program called Blueprints, while Parks and Rec reation uses a combination of All American SportsWare and Mi crosoft Excel. The citys meeting hall reservation system is man ual, and like Parks and Recre ation, cash receipts are promptly turned over to the citys nance ofce for processing. We would like all the revenue streams to use HTE (a public sector software now called Sun Gard) for cash receipts, Balent advised, explaining the software would automate the depart ments nancial records. If I had my druthers as an au ditor, Id want all the cash receipt ed in one place, Balent said. However, she acknowledged, receiving cash at different loca tions throughout the city accom modates different services, such as kids playing city sports or people applying for permits, for example. During its research, OSullivan Creel found a $46,000 discrepan cy in the early use of Blueprints, but investigation revealed it oc curred during training sessions while Planning and Zoning was testing the software and wasnt an actual error. Upon presentation of its ndings, the rm offered four recommendations: Integrate cash receipts to HTE. We really believe it would be benecial to the city, Balent said. Begin internal auditing. Integrate GIS information with HTE. (This) is really a question that has been posed to us multiple times during this engagement, Balent said, re iterating advice offered during OSullivan Creels examination of the billing department. Have a single point per son. I have experienced some lack-of-communication issues, Balent said. The last one I struggled with, and its not intended to be political, Balent said. All the entities I deal with usually have a city manager or a point person; I think Crestview needs to, too. I think its important. There needs to be a more established line of communication. The council received OSullivan Creels report warmly. It behooves us to consider heavily the recommendations given to us, council member Robyn Helt said. Id like to see us consider implementing the recommendations youve given us. AUDIT from page A1 W A TER from page A1 Mondays meeting. I recommend we look at the second company and try to negotiate with them, Councilman Ben Iannucci suggested. David Stejskal, project manager and engineer for CH2M Hill, was in attendance and briey explained his com panys $240,000 bid includ ed design and construc tion of the well. Councilwoman Robyn Helt reminded the council that based on a consul tants estimate, We were thinking it was going to be in the $180,000 range. Once we spell the scope out to him in even greater detail, I think hell come back to us with an even lower price, Steele said, adding he will have a revised bid on the next council agenda. During individual council member re ports, Helt observed that the process for establishing water service can be cum bersome. Although customers can fax their ap plication and driver license to the water department to establish new service, they need to physically walk in with a de posit, she said. Helt proposed revising the procedure so new customers could start their service and pay the deposit by calling in a credit card number or providing it through the citys website, possibly setting up auto matic bill payments at the same time. We need to be a little more automated and a little more user-friendly, but right now, our ordinance is precluding that, Helt said. Finance Director Patti Beebe said the city is actually moving in that direction as it completes the process of changing the bank the city uses. That was the rst thing we had asked our new bank to achieve, Beebe said. Helt also suggested that city ofcials reevaluate the Friday closure of the wa ter department, saying it poses a hardship on families moving over the weekend and hoping to have their water turned on as they move in. She acknowledged that af ter working longer weekdays, having Fri days off is a perk for city employees. But maybe if we could stagger and give some of the personnel off Fridays, and others off Monday, or maybe they could work other days, Helt said. I do think with the growth that our city is expe riencing, we dont really need to eliminate that extra business day to do business with our city. For people relocating to Crestview, I dont want to give them the impression that Crestview is backwards and hard to do business with. DAVID STEJSKAL DROUGHT from page A1 I have talked with old-tim ers who have lived in this area all their 70 or 80 years, and they all say that this is one of the worst droughts that they have ever seen, Okaloosa County Extension Agent Larry Wil liams said. Im afraid it will be a low-yield year for cotton, but then again, it is possible with rain for it to be a pretty fair crop kind of all depends if we get a soaking rain in the county soon, one that just sits over us for a few days and drops the rain. Marshall and his father, James Marshall, farm 1,850 acres in Okaloosa County, mainly planting peanuts and cotton. James Marshall said pea nuts can be planted deep enough for seeds to nd some moisture in the soil and that the short maturation time gives them a better chance of withstanding drought condi tions. Cotton, however, is an other story. Weve got some cotton that the seeds just baked in the ground and some that are ghting to make it up still, James Marshall said. Ive never seen a year like this. Lingering effects of La Nina aggravated drought con ditions. La Nina is caused by cooler than normal tempera tures in the eastern equato rial Pacic, which can cause drought conditions in South ern U.S. states. La Nina has developed 13 times since 1950, accord ing to a National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration website. The current La Nina ranks as the sixth-strongest. Its not just Florida that is suffering, and if cotton grow ers like the Marshalls can pro duce a decent crop, they could stand to benet. Right now in Texas, they have abandoned a 2 millionacre cotton crop, and that ac counts for about 80 percent of that states cotton, so it could make for some interesting cot ton prices at harvest, Nick Marshall said. There is a chance for a good cotton yield if rain returns. Wil liams talked about the need for a soaking rain in the county. I dont want people to take it wrong, but we really need the kind of rainfall that a tropi cal storm could deliver to our area, Williams said. We had warm weather early, and the extremely warm water tem perature in the Gulf is an en gine right now that would run a bad storm; the conditions are right. Produce farmers are also feeling the pinch from the drought. Recently at Brooks Farm Produce roadside stand in Baker, Kathy Brooks Cooper said Mother Nature has been stingy with the rain. You know, peas should be up over your knee, but ours barely got up on your foot, Cooper said. And the corn was nowhere near what we have had. Coopers father, Robert Bob Brooks, was a farmer, along with his two brothers. Cooper returned to the area to help with the family business after her mother died in 1994. She and her brothers, Gerald and Junior, work more than 100 acres of peanuts, soybeans, peas, tomatoes, peppers, corn, okra, cantaloupe, watermelon, squash, cucumbers, strawber ries, blueberries and cucum bers. We will close the produce stand at the end of July and re open when we get fall peanuts and greens, Cooper said. We didnt have any early peanuts for the Fourth of July because we didnt have any rain. We needed and still need rain; we have a center pivot irrigation system, and weve sure had to use it to produce this year. Creeks are also suffering from lack of rainfall. Boggy Hollow Creek and Horse Head Creek are as low as I can remember ever see ing them, Okaloosa County bridge construction supervi sor Randy Broxson said. You can step across Horse Head in many places. The wooden bridge that crosses Boggy Hollow Creek is also deteriorating because of dry conditions. Those big boards are dry ing and cracking, and the nails are backing out from the heat and the lack of moisture. Re placement is a safety issue, and it is becoming a challenge to the budget, Broxson said. That cut-through is welltraveled, and it is like day and night (compared to) what it used to be. Broxson said the drought has also affected recreation. You cant put a good-size boat in most of the waterways right now, he said. The boat landings are down, and if you try to canoe down a creek, youll carry it more than youll ride in it. I bet a kayak is about all you could get through many places, if that. We just need rain, Brox son said as he ran a shoe across a cracked bridge board. We need a good rain, not one of those 10-minute pop-up rains on the pavement in town.PAULA K ELLEY | News Bulletin The last of the seasons blueberries are packaged at Brooks Farm Produce in Baker, which has used more irrigation this season than in past crop years to make up for a lack of rain.



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By Brian Hughes brianh@crestviewbulletin.com The city of Crestview is considering offering tax incentives to lure new busi ness to the city. During his report at the July 11 city council meeting, Crestview Mayor David Ca dle announced he was going to put Economic Develop ment Council Vice President of community and economic development Kay Rasmus sen on the spot. Would it be benecial to the city of Crestview to have a tax incentive policy in place for business recruit ment? Cadle asked her. Yes sir, Rasmussen re plied. The idea of incentives is a very delicate balancing act. In my opinion, in a per fect world, there would be no incentives. Decisions to locate a company would be based on the quality of life, the busi ness success ability, based on building and workforce requirements, and a bal anced and fair tax base system, she said. Unfortu nately there is no such thing as a perfect world. Incentives are taking place across the nation. If you want to be competitive in todays market, you al most have to consider offer ing incentives. An incentive package can be whatever you want it to be, based on whatever your council is willing to offer and what a business needs. Rasmussen said an in centive package may not provide short-term income to a community, but once a business is established and thriving, the return will be many times the cost of the initial incentive package. You want to entice a business to come to your area and you want to reduce their up-front costs to come here, Rasmussen said. With that company coming to your area, the jobs they will create, the capital invest ment theyll put in your com munity and the taxes theyll generate will come back and cover whatever you offered up front. A city has to have revenue to pay for services expected by its citizens, Rasmussen acknowledged, so an incen tive policy has to be struc tured accordingly. A large business might impact fac tors such as trafc patterns, wear and tear on infrastruc ture and increased stress on sewer and water services, she said. Though impact fees are designed to compensate a community for such wear and tear, they can also have a negative connotation. With an impact fee, youre charging a company to come to your city, Ras mussen said. When you want to recruit a business in, an incentive is where youre going to give them a break somewhere. Incentives could include an ad valorem tax reduc tion for a period of time, or reducing or eliminating im pact fees, she said. An incentive is an incite ment; taxes come into play. Its very competitive, she said. There are so many cit ies and communities offer ing them in this world. Rasmussen said not ev ery new business should in stantly qualify for incentives. Criteria should be developed in advance and variations on incentive packages should be prepared and ready when an opportunity to entice a suitable business to Crest view presents itself. The idea about incen tives is you address them as you need them. What is the company going to offer you before you even consider an incentive? You have to have a matrix that they have to meet rst, Rasmussen said. You have them (incen tive packages) over there in a toolbox to use if and when you need them, she said. You choose from what you have already approved. This is just something to consider in the days down the road, Cadle said to the council. 6512439 850-682-2721 Become a fan on www.EHUBCITY.com 4060 S. Ferdon Blvd Crestview Drive one. ford.com HUB CITY FORD YOUR AUTHORIZED ROUSH DEALER 98 Eglin Pkwy NE Ft Walton Beach (Across from Uptown Station) 850.226.4380 7582618 Dennis Reeves, Owner dennisandcompanyclothing.com By Brian Hughes brianh@crestviewbulletin.com The recent erection of a chain link construction fence along the Woodruff Avenue side of the Alatex building in downtown Crestview generated excite ment among city ofcials eager to see work begin on the transformation of the historic landmark into a new pharmacy school for Florida A&M University. After several false starts, including a scare earlier this year when it was thought Gov. Rick Scott might veto the bill that would fund the construction, FAMU ofcials said construction is ex pected to begin shortly. We should start construction with in the next 14 days, FAMU Director of Government Relations Tola Thomp son said Tuesday. We have submitted building plans to the city and expect to pull permits this week in order to begin brickwork immediately. This contract has already been awarded. We have received building plans, conrmed Crestview Administrative Services Director Mike Wing. Were in the process of reviewing them. As the project gears up, Thomp son said FAMU has also awarded the contract for the projects construction manager. They will begin advertising for sub contractors in Crestview news outlets as early as next week, he said. Thompson said construction on the FAMU Crestview Education Center, as its properly called, will take between 10 and 11 months. Classes are expected to start in the fall of 2012. Were happy to hear the news that theyre getting ready to start, Wing said. We look forward to working with them and intend to offer any assistance the city can. Business A4 | Crestview News Bulletin Saturday, July 16, 2011 Tax incentives for new business broached P hotos by BRIAN HUGHES | News Bulletin A chain link construction fence was erected recently in front of the Alatex building. Renovations to the landmark structure for a new pharmacy school for Florida A&M University will soon commence. Inset, in about a year, the spacious interior of the Alatex building will be lled with classrooms, laboratories, ofces and other educational facilities of the FAMU Crestview Education Center. FAMU construction to commence



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Special guests include members of the Crestview Fire Department, who will display reghting equipment and one of the departments re en gines, and McGruff, the crime-ghting dog, visit ing with his friends from the Crestview Police De partments Community Policing division. Drawings for gift cards to local business es and a childs bike will help raise money to cover transportation costs to and from Jack sonville, where Alyssa will receive treatments for Trimethylaminuria, a genetic disorder, at the Nemours Center. Alyssa is my 5-year-old prin cess, said her mom, Kaycee Pursley. She en joys everyday life with her friends, Kay cee said. She is very smart, reading way above her grade level in school. She is sometimes shy but is usually very talkative and outgoing. She is a typical drama-queen girl that loves to sing and be the center of attention. She has two brothers that she loves to terror ize as well! By Paula Kelley paulak@crestviewbulletin.com Storms Sunday and Monday generated light ning that damaged several north Okaloosa County homes. Sunday evening, just after 6, the Crestview and the North Okaloosa re departments responded to 5609 North Brook Drive in Brooke Estates for a re in the attic, caused by a light ning strike. While on that call, the Crestview Fire Department responded to another call of a lightning strike at 115 Old South Drive. The Baker Fire Department assisted with the re that caused an estimated $80,000 in dam age. No one was injured in either re. Computers were also down at Laurel Hill schools as a result of the Sunday storm. Mondays storm came in shortly after four in the afternoon with a power line down at 725 Adams Drive, followed by a lightning strike with no re at 145 Palmetto Drive. Lightning struck an outside electri cal socket on the residents back porch and dislodged it from the deck where it was mounted. Another power line was downed at 1151 Mapoles St. Winds associated with the storms took several limbs down along State Road 85, displaced signs and blew lettering off of signs. We live in Crestview, Crestview Fire Chief Jo seph Traylor said. Were at one of the highest eleva tions in the Florida Panhan dle just look at the topog raphy of the area so we are a magnet for lightning looking for the path of least resistance. Internet sites that track lightning strikes, such as www.strikestarus.com, show multiple strikes throughout the Panhandle on Sunday and Monday. The storms that passed through north Oka loosa County on Sunday and Monday were full of frequent lightning, said Kirk Caceres, a meteo rologist with the National Weather Service in Mobile, Ala. Part of living on the Gulf Coast is that storms develop quickly and can bring with them high winds, chance of hail and certainly as the area has seen lightning, Caceres said. We have started putting the state ment in our warnings that, If you can hear the thun der from a storm, you are close enough to be struck by lightning from the storm. Traylor says that the city averages four to six lightning strikes per year and said that the frequency of this weeks strikes can be attributed to two storms converging in Crestview, one from the north and one from the east. He suggests that peo ple be conscious of storm conditions moving into the area. Should a lightning strike occur to your house hold, get out of the house with your children and your pets and call 911, he said. It is the attic strikes that are ignored that become dangerous, and timing is essential to stop the re from spreading. Protect your electron ics and resources in your home with a battery back up surge protector, he added. Shutting down and unplugging electronic de vices is another way to save them from a strike. The city took steps to protect its equipment. Eight years ago the city put in a halo grounding system for their communi cation system in City Hall as the result of lightning strikes disabling the equip ment. The massive system serves as a huge surge pro tector. Homes used to be built with lightning rods on the roof, but that went by the wayside with time, Traylor said. Calls to North Okaloosa Fire District Chief Ed Cut ler for comment on this story were not returned. Fun-raiser today ALYSSA PURSLEY R OB A DKINS | Special to the News Bulletin A lightning strike Sunday evening started an attic re at 560 North Brook Drive. A neighbor photographed the Brooke Estates re. Lightning damages homes NORTH OKALOOSA COUNTY



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Local Crestview News Bulletin | A7 Saturday, July 16, 2011 ELIGIBILITY: U.S. Citizens living in the Florida Panhandle, 59 years and older, not presently under our care. Expires: July 31, 2011 DEALER IMPRINT AREA 6510087 1147 S. FERDON BLVD., CRESTVIEW (850) 682-3366 WISE EQUIPMENT SALES & SERVICE Dorothy McLaughlin was born in Mt. Holly, N.J., and lived most of her adult life in Florida. She was retired from NAPA Auto Parts. She is preceded in death by her husband, Arnold McLaughlin; her brothers, Frances Cummings, Calvin Williams, Tanner (Junior) Williams and Jesse Williams; and her sisters, Marie Hare and Elizabeth McMullen. Dorothy is survived by her older sister, Violetta Hubbard; and nieces Iva Jo Awerman, Barbara Williams, Kathey Miller, Susan Moore, Sharon Garrison and Gordonna Hogue. In lieu of flowers, a donation to Carrington Manor in Crestview or Covenant Hospice would be greatly appreciated. Sign, leave a remembrance or view the guest book for Dorothy McLaughlin online at www. crestviewbulletin.com. Dorothy McLaughlin Feb. 29, 1928 July 1, 2011 Obituary Special to the News Bulletin In loving memory of their daughter, Whitney Megan Langley, Marge and Greg Langley of Crestview congratulate Jacey Sanders and Morgan Goshorn for being chosen as the 2011 Whitney Langley Memorial Softball Scholarship winners in the third year of the awards presentation. Our best wishes to both of them, the Langleys said. We would like to thank Mrs. Kelly Hayes and the Crestview High softball team for their contributions to the scholarship. Marge and Greg Langley added, Whitney loved playing softball. Starting at the age of six, she spent every summer on the diamond. From city league to travel teams, Whitney played as much as she could. She played four years at Crestview High School before receiving a scholarship to play at LBW (Lurleen B. Wallace Community College) in Andalusia, Ala. As a family we wanted to do something in memory of our daughter, and the Whitney Langley Memorial Softball Scholarship seemed like a wonderful thing. Whitney is always loved and forever missed. Whitney Langley Scholarship awarded WHITNEY LANGLEY Feb. 24, 1988 July 16, 2007 Special to the News Bulletin Ashlea Machelle Raybon and Pfc. Jonathon Trent Arnold were united in marriage on May 21, 2011 at Shady Grove Assembly of God, Baker, at 3 in the afternoon, with Pastor Jonathan Grifth ofciating. Ashlea is the daughter of Angela and Daniel Raybon of Crestview. Jonathon is the son of Angie and Charlie Arnold, also of Crestview. Ashlea was given in marriage by her parents. She wore a oor-length gown of white taffeta and organza. The strapless bodice was covered with pearls and sequins and was accented with a ngertip veil. The tradition was followed with something old; something new; something borrowed; and something blue. The something old was a special gift. It was a handkerchief that was Jonathons greatgrandmothers, Mrs. Sarah Lavinia Brown. It was estimated to be about 75 years old. Ashleas attendants were: Maid of Honor Jocelyn Shaud; Bridesmaids: Courtney Nicaise, Taylor Moore and Rainey Johnson. Flower girl was Colbe Raybon, sister of the bride. Jeremy Arnold, brother of the groom served as his best man. Groomsmen were Brandon Lantz, D.D. Johnson and Chase Boals. Ring bearer was Jacob Arnold, brother of the groom. Special usher was Jaden Arnold, also brother of the groom. The brides grandparents are Joyce and James King; and Leon and Linda Raybon of Crestview. The grooms grandparents are Charles Arnold and Debbie Arnold; Billy and Susan Donaldson of Quitman, Ga.; Al and Sue Sykes of Gainesville, Ga. His great-grandmother is Betty Sykes of Quitman. A reception was held following the wedding in the church fellowship hall, given by family and friends of the bride. After a short wedding trip to Destin, the couple will return to Camp LeJeune, Marine Base, N.C., where Jonathon is presently stationed. SPECIA L TO THE N E WS BU LL ETIN Newlyweds Ashley and Pfc. Jonathon Trent were married May 21, 2011. Raybon, Arnold united in marriage Please turn in your church announcements to the News Bulletin by 5 p.m. Tuesday for the Saturday issue. EAGLE PREACHER: Bro. Bobby Thompson, the Eagle Preacher, will be at New Beginnings Church, 412 U.S. Highway 90 W., Crestview, on July 9 at 6 p.m. and July 10 at 10:30 a.m. and 6 p.m. Pastor Raymond Williams invites all to come and be blessed. PASTOR RECOGNITION : On Sunday, July 10, at 5:30 p.m., Mount Zion African Methodist Episcopal Church will honor the Rev. Charles Flowers Jr. for his faithful, tireless commitment to the congregation and community. The public is invited to attend the appreciation banquet, an annual effort that seeks to acknowledge the tremendous contribution of, and pressures facing, religious leaders around the world today. PARENTING SEMINAR: Parenting Beyond Belief and Raising Freethinkers author Dale McGowan will be featured at a Saturday, July 16, seminar at Unitarian Universalist Church of Pensacola. The 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. event is $20 per adult and is open to the public with paid registration. Register online at http:// secularfamilynetwork.com. If you would like childcare during the seminar, please register by July 9. McGowan will cover topics such as developing active moral reasoning, weighing church-state issues in the public sphere and addressing sensitive issues with religious relatives. Church BRIEFS



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I have personal pride in this presentation as Elaine and I have known each other since high school and we are now partnering in this program. The goal of the Okaloosa Saves program is to assist people to learn to manage their resources carefully, Courtney said. Now more than ever, people are having to focus on managing their money and people need the skills to do that successfully in the new norm and it is not what it was even 10 years ago, Courtney said. Learning to evaluate your nancial situation is an essential tool today, she continued. For people learning budgeting and nancial planning for the rst time, or refreshing and relearning for todays economy, this program is wonderful. The Bank of America Foundation also gives nancial support to the 12 money mentors who volunteer for one-on-one assistance and provide community programs through the Extension program. Monies from the foundation help so much with that outreach, Courtney said. Groups or individuals who want to learn more about the Okaloosa Saves program can call the Extension ofce at 6895850 or visit the website http://okaloosasaves.org or http://okaloosa.ifas.u.edu. Okaloosa Extension is the outreach arm of the Institute of Food & Agricultural Sciences at the University of Florida. It is a three-way cooperative arrangement between the Board of County Commissioners, the University of Florida and the United States Department of Agriculture. Bank of America gave a $2,500 grant to the Okaloosa Saves program at the Okaloosa County Extension Service ofce. Pictured from left are Shannon Studders, Bank of America marketing manager; Rachel Thomas, vice president of Bank of America; Elaine Courtney, University of Florida/IFAS Okaloosa Extension agent and Brenda Smith, program assistant for Okaloosa Saves. PAULA KELLEY | NEWS BULLETIN Bank of America gives to Okaloosa Saves Laurel Hill and my blueberry bushes are receiving much needed rain. I thought the season had ended until the rain came to encourage the berry season a little longer. I can still reach high and bring a handful of berries down at one time until my pail is lled. Love the fruit season. The birds and squirrels are rejoicing among the g tree branches while eating plump ripe gs. I have tried for years to make g preserves like my mother cooked in her kitchen. One of her hot buttered biscuits with sweet gs was food good enough for the angels! I have learned through the years that some memories cant be duplicated. My lovely friend, Lady McDonald Campbell, will celebrate her special birthday, July 27. This will be her ninety-something happy birthday! This witty, young at heart lady is still seen about town, attends the Laurel Hill Presbyterian Church and keeps up with daily events. She is an inspiration to the community. The city of Laurel Hill is busy digging up and replacing our old water meters. A timely test on the water is also being accomplished this week. Now, if we could only get a grant to repair the streets. Thursday, July 21, the Alzheimers Support group will meet at First Baptist Church in Laurel Hill with facilitator Carolyn Williams at 2 p.m. This group is small but powerful in the help received by caregivers. We have many ladies caring for their loved ones without help in the home. Stress reigns in their lives each moment of the day and night. The awful disease of dementia and Alzheimers slowly destroys lives of the one suffering and their families; support is urgently needed. Please call Carolyn at 5981057 if you need a sitter while you attend the group meeting. She can arrange for help without any charge to you. In order to care for our own, we have to take care of ourselves; receive this support for your benet. Professional housecleaning services, licensed and insured, are available with Alpha & Omega cleaning services in Laurel Hill. Carla and helpers will furnish all supplies and equipment to make your home clean from bottom to top at reasonable cost. Carla has a few openings for new customers at this time. Call for a free estimate at 5461225. Connection to a local community Weight Watchers program can be found in Crestview with instructor Florrie. She has a Thursday class at 5:30 p.m., Epiphany Episcopal Church, 424 Garden St., behind the Teachers Credit Union. You will enjoy this class and get great benets from the teaching. Summer: Vacations are in full swing and mothers are busy shopping for school supplies and clothes for their children. Mothers sometimes look forward to school days ahead! Ah, sweet memories! Hold on, Emily will be home soon! Sincere sympathy to the family of Iva Helen Weekley, of Manassas, Va., formerly of Okaloosa County, who passed away in Lake Ridge, Va., on July 6, 2011. She is survived by her daughter, Chena Crocker; her two sisters, Jean Spanier and Wilma Weekley; her three brothers, Tony Weekley, Joel Weekley and Duncan Weekley. She is also survived by her granddaughter, Catherine Crocker. Iva was preceded in death by her parents, John L. And Nancy H. Weekley; and one brother, John F. Weekley. Community condolences go out to families who are mourning the loss of a family member. The earth is the Lords, and the fullness thereof; the world, and they that dwell therein Psalm 24:1 Berries, birthdays bring many reasons to celebrate UP ON THE HILL Estelle Rogers LADY M c DONALD CAMPBELL



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Crestview resident injured in motorcycle wreck Special to The News Bulletin Floridas criminal justice community has adopted tight new standards designed to ensure neutrality, impartial ity and consistency in eye witness identication. The statewide standards were developed and endorsed by the Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE), the Florida Sheriffs Associa tion (FSA) and the Florida Police Chiefs Association (FPCA) in collaboration with the Florida Prosecut ing Attorneys Association (FPAA). Each law enforce ment agency is called upon to develop its own policy and procedures to conform to the standards by Nov. 1. Lineups are equally crit ical in clearing the innocent and identifying the guilty, said FDLE Commissioner Gerald Bailey, who serves on the Florida Innocence Commission. These con temporary standards create strong protocols and high levels of accountability for Florida law enforcement. Our criminal investigations will be improved. Lineups are conducted by including a potential suspect in an array of multiple pho tos (displayed either sequen tially or simultaneously), or a live lineup of individuals. The new standards call for law enforcement agencies to adopt specic policies for conducting lineups that de tail: The creation, composi tion, and utilization of the photo array or lineup, includ ing documenting how the witness indicated any posi tive identication has been made and how the witness acknowledged the standard instructions. The standard instruc tions to be used to instruct the witness prior to a photo graphic or live lineup, which include: indications that the person of interest might or might not be in the photo array or lineup, that the wit ness is not required to make an identication, that it is as important to exclude inno cent persons as it is to iden tify the perpetrators, and that the investigation will continue with or without an identication. Directions to the in vestigator conducting the photographic or live lineup to avoid any conduct that might directly or indirectly inuence the witnesss deci sion, and to avoid comments or actions that suggest the witness did or did not iden tify the suspect. How to discern the level of condence in an identi cation as expressed by the witness. How to document the procedure and outcome of the photographic or live lineup, including noting the witnesss response and ex act words. The method(s) of pre senting the lineup. Required training on the agency policy by any agency personnel who will be ad ministering a photographic or live lineup. It is also recommended that agencies use an in dependent administrator (someone who does not know the suspect) or a func tional equivalent procedure (using an administrator who does not know the order the photos are being presented to the eyewitness) to ensure neutrality. Initially developed and issued on March 1, the stan dards were revised following input and nalized on June 15. The current standards incorporate model policies of the International Asso ciation of Chiefs of Police, reect extensive input from Floridas law enforcement community, include recom mendations based on legis lative consideration of the issue in the 2011 session as well as suggestions from the Florida Innocence Commis sion, and adopt the state law enforcement accreditation requirements. Previously, specic eye witness identication poli cies and protocols varied from agency to agency. While many law enforcement agen cies across the state already have procedures in place consistent with the new standards, adopting them statewide will ensure unifor mity and consistency, pro motes accountability at the agency level, yet at the same time will not mandate addi tional nancial obligations on agencies. In conforming to the standards, an agency will be promoting fairness in eyewitness identication regardless of the particular method of identication uti lized. These are practical standards that promote fair ness and reduce possible bias, said FSA President Harrell Reid, sheriff of Ham ilton County. These standards estab lish clear and consistent expectations about how eyewitness identications should be conducted, said FPCA President Paul Sire ci, chief of the Tampa In ternational Airport Police Department. The standards are listed at www.fdle.state..us. New eyewitness identication standards adopted in Florida



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A14 TABLE OF CONTENTS 50 www.crestviewbulletin.com Saturday, JULY 16 2011 WEATHER High 91 Low 71 Scattered thunderstorms Sunrise 5:54 a.m. Sunset 7:51 p.m. For the latest breaking news, visit CREST V IE WB ULLETIN CO M INSIDE Teacher of the Month A6 Admin S ervices passes scrutinyForensic audit nds diverse systems but few problemsBy Brian Hughes brianh@crestviewbulletin.com A forensic audit of the Crest view Administrative Services de partments revenue sources has revealed none of the inconsisten cies and lost revenue that plagued the citys Utilities Billing Depart ment. Suggested by Councilman Phil lip Berezo at the councils May 23 meeting, the audit was undertaken by OSullivan Creel, the account ing rm that recently concluded a thorough examination of the Utili ties Billing Department, which oversees collection of city water bills. The Administrative Services audit cost $12,000. If were losing more revenue, the money we put into it might be well worth it, Berezo had said when recommending the investi gation. Angela Balent, a lead auditor in the rms Fort Walton Beach ofce, presented the ndings at Mondays city council meeting after an examination of nancial records from the past three years Rain not easing drought Water billing to be staggeredBy Brian Hughes brianh@crestviewbulletin.com Three water-related is sues surfaced at the July 11 Crestview City Council meeting as the members discussed an ordinance establishing cycle billing, began negotiations with a construction company to drill a new water well and proposed making it easier for new customers to es tablish water service. The cycle billing ordi nance passed unanimously and formalized a process approved last fall by the council and recommended last month during a foren sic audit of the citys Utili ties Billing Department by accounting rm OSullivan Creel. Billing will be conduct ed on two cycles (A&B), which will effectively split the customer database in half, the ordinance reads. Customers billed on cycle A will pay their bills by the rst Tuesday of the month; bills for customers on the B cycle will fall due on the third Tuesday. The ordinance will help alleviate the monthly frenzy experienced when bills are tabulated and mailed and payments are applied all within a short time period, city ofcials said. Following a workshop to receive bids for drilling the citys newest water well, Public Works Direc tor Wayne Steele asked to appear before the council to seek approval to begin negotiations with winning bidder Tetra Tech. Repre sentatives of the company, however, failed to appear at BRIAN H U GHES | News Bulletin OSullivan Creel lead auditor Angela Balent, at podium, presents her rms report to the Crestview City Council following a forensic audit of the Administrative Services department. Listening are, from left, Mayor David Cadle, City Attorney Ben Holley and Councilwoman Robyn Helt. See DROUGHT A3 See WATER A3 See AUDIT A3 Despite recent rain, drought continues to create problems for area farmers, and water levels in some area creeks, rivers and lakes have dropped. Several farmers have had to replant after losing crops to the drought. Weve planted one eld of cotton three times this year and still dont know if it will pro duce, Nick Marshall said as he drove his farm truck past a dry, dusty eld off Sky Ranch Road north of Baker. Ive got the planter hooked up to plant one stand for a fourth time right now. The U.S. Drought Monitor indicates excep tional drought conditions the most severe category exist in Northwest Florida in coun ties west of the Apalachicola River. John Werner, a meteorologist with the Na tional Weather Service in Mobile, Ala., said the average January to June rainfall from 1971 to 2000 was 36.9 inches. The January to June 2011 rainfall measure ment is 20.7 inches, which is below average by 16.24 inches, Werner said. Area farmers hurting, creek levels droppingBy Paula Kelley paulak@crestviewbulletin.com We have moved The Crestview News Bulletin has relocated to our new suite at 705 Ashley Drive in southwest Crestview. Our phone number, website and emails are unchanged. The News Bulletin ofces on West James Lee Boulevard have sold. Our new home is in the Richey Business Park off P.J. Adams Parkway. We will reopen for business as usual at 8 a.m. Monday in our new location. We look forward to seeing you on Ashley Drive! Chizik book signing A14 To comment on this story, visit crestview bulletin.com C Crestview City Council discusses water issues Photos by P A UL A K E LL E Y | News Bulletin Left Nick Marshall looks out over the cotton eld he and his father planted three times this season. Top right dropping water levels have made it difcult to launch boats in some area lakes and rivers. This boat ramp is on Shoal River at U.S. Highway 90. Bottom right cotton blooms at Marshall Farms in Baker in one eld planted April 27 when some moisture was in the ground.

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Local A2 | Crestview News Bulletin Saturday, July 16, 2011 From staff reports SUPPLIES FOR ALABAMA: Mae Reatha Coleman of Crestview is collecting toiletries and supplies through Thursday, July 28, for residents of Pratt City, Ala. Drop the items off at the Crestview Fire Department behind City Hall, or call her at 682-5518 to arrange for pickup. FUNDRAISER: A fundraiser to help 5-year-old Alyssa Pursley will be held Saturday, July 23, at Old Spanish Trail Park in Crestview. Proceeds from the event will help Alyssa, who was recently diagnosed with a rare genetic disease, travel to Jacksonville to receive treatment. Join the fun from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. with bouncy houses, waterslides, horse rides, a dunking booth and a variety of food, games and music. A large variety of gift certicates and prize packages will be given away throughout the day during a chance drawing. Bring the entire family and enjoy a day of fun for a very worthy cause. USDA FOOD GIVEAWAY: is Saturday, July 28, at the Raymond Williams Missions Center, 404 W. James Lee Blvd., Crestview, from 9 a.m. until the monthly food allowance has been distributed. For more information, call Jimmy Smith at 398-6760 or 6892988. New Beginnings Church is an equalopportunity provider. COMMISSIONERS MEETINGS: The 2011-12 proposed budget can be accessed from www.okaloosa. com, where you can view the new performancebased budget. Hard copies will be available soon at Crestview, Destin, Fort Walton Beach, Mary Esther, Niceville and Valparaiso libraries. The entire budget is presented to the public at the budget hearings. A commission meeting will be held Tuesday, July 19, at 8:30 a.m. at 1804 Lewis Turner Blvd., Fort Walton Beach, in the thirdoor conference room. Budget reviews will also be held there July 19 at 1 p.m. and July 26 at 8:30 a.m. Meetings can be seen at www.okaloosa.com; select County Commission Meetings. For more information, call 651-7105, 689-5030 or 651-7515. ROAD REPAIRS: Okaloosa County Public Works has contracted to make improvements to the following roads: Buck Ward Road in Baker, Fairchild Road in Crestview and General Bond Road in the Fort Walton Beach area. Buck Ward Road, the longest stretch of paving, has already begun and will take about 20 working days to complete. The process for these improvements is called a full depth reclamation and involves taking the existing road, adding a strengthener (in this case, cement), remixing and repaving. Remaining projects will take about eight working days each, and citizens are asked to use caution when traveling these roads. General Bond Road will be closed to trafc during the process, and a public notice will be sent out before its closing. EJ Breneman is the contractor performing the work; however, if you have questions, feel free to contact the 311 Citizens Information Line. VEHICLE DONATIONS: Many not-for-prots, like Covenant Hospice, can accept cars, trucks, SUVs, motorcycles, boats and RVs as donations, whether they are running or not. Vehicles are picked up or towed by courteous, qualied professionals anywhere from Pensacola to Tallahassee at a scheduled time convenient for you. On arrival, we will assist you with paperwork, including the title. The donated vessel is then resold at auction, and revenue generated from the sale is used to support programs and services for local end-of-life patients and their loved ones. All appropriate documentation needed to claim the deduction on your itemized tax return, including a donation receipt, will be provided to you within 30 days of the sale. If you would like more information on how you can support Covenant Hospice by donating your vehicle, boat or RV through our easy donation process, call Jenni Perkins at 598-5003. CLOTHING SWAP: On Aug. 13 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., a back-to-school clothing swap will be held at 269 Main St., Crestview. Bring clean clothing in good condition that your children have outgrown. Call to arrange a drop-off time at the Main Street Connection Center. Participants will receive a ticket for every two items brought in. On Aug. 13, bring your tickets to exchange for quality items that t your children. If you have no clothes to exchange and are in need of clothing for your children, call for complimentary tickets. These tickets are limited, so please call as soon as possible. Call Sandra Peters at 420-6723 for more information. SHOE FUNDRAISER: Shoes forgodschildren.org is hosting a shoe fundraiser and drive Saturday, July 30, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Old Spanish Trail Park Pavilion on Stillwell Blvd. in Crestview. The group will be accepting donations and new shoes of any size (sizes 6-13 recommended) for kids going back to school. Parents are invited to come ll out an income questionnaire to participate. Refreshments will be served. The shoes will be distributed Aug. 20 at the pavilion. Call Al Flowers at 826-2043 for information. READING FINALE: The Crestview Public Library went buggy for books this summer, and now its time to award all those boys and girls who have kept their brains well oiled with books! Join them at the Crestview Community Center at 7 p.m. Tuesday, July 19, for their summer nale. The library staff will award reading certicates to those who turned in reading logs for the Summer Reading Challenge by the Monday, July 18, deadline; enjoy a treat provided by A Grand Elegance, and shop in the Funny Money Store. Registration is not required for this free event, but you are welcome to sign up in the youth area for a courtesy reminder call or email if youd like. Please call Heather at 682-4432 with questions. VOLUNTEERS WANTED: Covenant Hospice will host the fth annual Blue Jean Ball on Saturday, Oct. 1, at 6 p.m. at the Crestview Community Center. The planning committee is seeking volunteers to help plan, prepare and present the event. The group will hold its next monthly meeting Tuesday, July 19, at 5:30 p.m. at Covenant Hospices branch ofce, 370 W. Redstone Ave., Crestview. BOOK DONATIONS: The Friends of the Crestview Library are asking for donations of used books, CDs and DVDs for the Oct. 7-9 book sale. Books and other media will be accepted at the library off Commerce Drive (behind the post ofce). All the proceeds help the Crestview library. Call 682-4432 for details. SWIM LESSONS: The Crestview YMCA is hosting swim lessons for children 6 months and older. The remaining class begins Monday, July 18, with eight classes per session at a cost of $48 for members and $62 for nonmembers. To sign up or for details, call 689-2999. BLOOD DRIVES: The Northwest Florida Blood Center will host the following local blood drives: July 20, Woodlawn Baptist Church, 824 N. Ferdon Blvd., Crestview, 3-6 p.m. July 23, 3-8 p.m. at Marquis Cinema 10 in Crestview. All donors will receive a free movie ticket. Eligibility requirements: 16 years of age with consent signed, no upper age limit; weigh at least 110 pounds; picture ID; and good health. Center locations: 405 N.E. Racetrack Road, Fort Walton Beach, and 1999 E. Nine Mile Road and 2209 N. Ninth Ave., Pensacola. GSOC MEETINGS: The Genealogical Society of Okaloosa County meets every second Saturday at the Heritage Museum, 115 Westview Ave., Valparaiso, across from the city park. For more information, call Martha Trau at 259-4351. BINGO, FOOD DONATIONS: Foster Families of America is hosting bingo from 5-9 p.m. Thursdays and at 1 p.m. Saturdays at 605 W. James Lee Blvd., Crestview (the D & W Cafe). All proceeds are used to help the community. Foster Families of America is in great need of nonperishable food donations. It seeks to maintain hope and dignity to families by making essentials (food, clothing, kitchen items, furniture, etc.) available for free or at extremely low cost. Your donation will be used to help families in need. Please drop off food donations at 112 Main St. in Crestview, or call 423-0488. You may also drop donations off at the Crestview Area Chamber of Commerce ofce on Commerce Drive. Thank you in advance for supporting a local charity in need. For more information about the organization, visit www.fosterfamilies ofamerica.org. Store hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday-Friday and 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday. CRESTVIEW SOUP KITCHENS: Serving from 11 a.m. to noon except on Wednesdays, when the hours are 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Mondays: Central Baptist Church, 951 S. Ferdon Blvd. (State Road 85), 682-5525. Tuesdays: Our Savior Lutheran Church, 178 North Ave., Crestview, 6823154. Wednesdays: LifePoint Church (former First Assembly of God), 400 S. Ferdon Blvd. (State 85), 682-3518. Thursdays: Community of Christ, 398 W. First Ave., behind Whitehurst/Powell Funeral Home, 682-7474. Fridays: First Presbyterian Church, 492 N. Ferdon Blvd., intersection of State 85 and U.S. Highway 90, 682-2835. Saturdays: First United Methodist Church, 599 Eighth Ave., behind Tom Thumb across from Goodwill, 682-2018. Volunteers are always needed. Please call any church to volunteer. Emmanuel Baptist Church members are in need of bikes, which they repair and issue to the homeless. Please call 4230711 if you can assist. MISCELLANEOUS EMERALD COAST WRITERS: ECWs Aug. 4 meeting will be at 6 p.m. at the Shalimar Town Hall. The topic is Inspirational and Christian Writing, led by ECW member Marilyn Turk. The meeting is open to all ECW members and to the public for individuals interested in becoming members of ECW. CLIENT CASEWORK CLASS: The Red Cross is hosting a casework class for people who want to learn how to meet the needs of those affected by a disaster. Youll learn to complete interviews and provide emergency disaster assistance to clients. (Prerequisite: Disaster Services overview). The class will be held from 8 a.m. to noon Saturday, July 23, in Pensacola. RSVP by emailing John Murray at mrrayj@usa.redcross. org. You will then be sent a conrmation email with the location of the class. FLORIDA TRAIL SCHEDULE: The Florida Trail Association has planned the following activities. For more information, visit http://choctaw.oridatrail. org. Saturday, July 16, 8:30 a.m. Bring your canoe or kayak for a oat trip down Boiling Creek. Details: 736 7534. Saturday, July 16, 7 p.m. Bring your canoe or kayak for a moonlight paddle on Bluewater Bay. Details: 729-0344. Sunday, July 17, 7 a.m. wake-up hike in Pensacola, followed by breakfast. Details: 776-5147 or 4348861. Saturday, July 23, 9 a.m. Bring your canoe or kayak for a oat trip on Titi Creek and Shoal River. Details: 682-6098 or 826-3605. Sunday, July 24, 7 a.m. wake-up hike in Milton followed by breakfast. Details: 776-5147 or 4348861. Tuesday, July 26, 6 p.m. monthly meeting at Eds Hometown Seafood & Steaks in Niceville. Visitors welcome. Details: 654-1172. Saturday, July 30, 9 a.m. Bring your canoe or kayak for a oat trip on Alaqua Creek near Freeport. Details: 830-9486 or 654-1172. Sunday, July 31, 7 a.m. wake-up hike in Milton followed by breakfast. Details: 776-5147 or 4348861. Sunday, July 31, 8:30 a.m. Bring your canoe or kayak for a oat trip on Juniper Creek in Santa Rosa County. Details: 4849111. ADVENTURE CLUB: For details on club activities, contact Clarice Hebinck at 581-4591 or freklz100@ cox.net. Thursday, July 21, 9 a.m. kayak/canoe trip on Econna Creek, about an hour and 15 minutes east of Niceville off State Road 20. Meet at Hardees at the intersection of State Road 20 and U.S. Highway 331, on the north side of State 20. Bring a picnic lunch and lots of drinking water. Honcho: Clarice and Bruce, 301-9452. Saturday, July 23, 9 a.m. kayak/canoe trip on Titi Creek, north of Niceville. Meet on the east side of State Road 85 at the State 85 and Col. Greg Malloy Road (used to be named Little Silver Road, and its also called Range Road 211) intersection, just south of the Shoal River. An Eglin recreation pass is required. For information on how to get this pass, call the Jackson Guard at 882-4164. Please call Clarice if you plan to go on this activity. Bring a picnic lunch and lots of drinking water. Tuesday, July 26, 5 p.m. bike ride on Pensacola Beach with free Bands on the Beach concert afterward. Meet in the parking area under the beach ball water tower. Bring a folding chair and picnic supper for the concert. Honcho: Clarice. 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Local Crestview News Bulletin | A3 Saturday, July 16, 2011 6511168 65 111 6 8 2081202 St. Paul Lutheran & Preschool 1407 E. John Sims Parkway, Niceville 850-678-1298 2055841 Worship Schedule Be a part of our fellowship! Inspirational worship every Sunday 8:30 a.m. & 10:30 a.m. www.stpaulniceville.com HIGHEST PRICES PAID FOR YOUR PRECIOUS METALS! GOLD SILVER BULLION Coins, Jewelry, Broken Items, No Lot Too Large Or Small OUR CUSTOMERS SAY WE PAY MORE! a Diamond & Gold Exchange, Inc. Eglin & Hollywood FWB 243-3900 / 243-3913 2079463 2079404 No Chemicals No Additives No FSC ALL CIGARETTES PER CARTON 90 100 COUNT 190 200 COUNT $ 14. 50 $ 25. 99 PER HALF CARTON for city departments including Parks and Recreation, Planning and Zoning, Permits, Community Center and Warriors Hall rentals, and business tax receipts (occu pational licenses). We gained an understanding through interviews with man agement and inspection of docu ments how the revenue streams work, Balent said. Balent said her rms re search found some departments use different software, specic to their functions, to track revenue and operations. Planning and Zoning, for ex ample, uses a program called Blueprints, while Parks and Rec reation uses a combination of All American SportsWare and Mi crosoft Excel. The citys meeting hall reservation system is man ual, and like Parks and Recre ation, cash receipts are promptly turned over to the citys nance ofce for processing. We would like all the revenue streams to use HTE (a public sector software now called Sun Gard) for cash receipts, Balent advised, explaining the software would automate the depart ments nancial records. If I had my druthers as an au ditor, Id want all the cash receipt ed in one place, Balent said. However, she acknowledged, receiving cash at different loca tions throughout the city accom modates different services, such as kids playing city sports or people applying for permits, for example. During its research, OSullivan Creel found a $46,000 discrepan cy in the early use of Blueprints, but investigation revealed it oc curred during training sessions while Planning and Zoning was testing the software and wasnt an actual error. Upon presentation of its ndings, the rm offered four recommendations: Integrate cash receipts to HTE. We really believe it would be benecial to the city, Balent said. Begin internal auditing. Integrate GIS information with HTE. (This) is really a question that has been posed to us multiple times during this engagement, Balent said, re iterating advice offered during OSullivan Creels examination of the billing department. Have a single point per son. I have experienced some lack-of-communication issues, Balent said. The last one I struggled with, and its not intended to be political, Balent said. All the entities I deal with usually have a city manager or a point person; I think Crestview needs to, too. I think its important. There needs to be a more established line of communication. The council received OSullivan Creels report warmly. It behooves us to consider heavily the recommendations given to us, council member Robyn Helt said. Id like to see us consider implementing the recommendations youve given us. AUDIT from page A1 W A TER from page A1 Mondays meeting. I recommend we look at the second company and try to negotiate with them, Councilman Ben Iannucci suggested. David Stejskal, project manager and engineer for CH2M Hill, was in attendance and briey explained his com panys $240,000 bid includ ed design and construc tion of the well. Councilwoman Robyn Helt reminded the council that based on a consul tants estimate, We were thinking it was going to be in the $180,000 range. Once we spell the scope out to him in even greater detail, I think hell come back to us with an even lower price, Steele said, adding he will have a revised bid on the next council agenda. During individual council member re ports, Helt observed that the process for establishing water service can be cum bersome. Although customers can fax their ap plication and driver license to the water department to establish new service, they need to physically walk in with a de posit, she said. Helt proposed revising the procedure so new customers could start their service and pay the deposit by calling in a credit card number or providing it through the citys website, possibly setting up auto matic bill payments at the same time. We need to be a little more automated and a little more user-friendly, but right now, our ordinance is precluding that, Helt said. Finance Director Patti Beebe said the city is actually moving in that direction as it completes the process of changing the bank the city uses. That was the rst thing we had asked our new bank to achieve, Beebe said. Helt also suggested that city ofcials reevaluate the Friday closure of the wa ter department, saying it poses a hardship on families moving over the weekend and hoping to have their water turned on as they move in. She acknowledged that af ter working longer weekdays, having Fri days off is a perk for city employees. But maybe if we could stagger and give some of the personnel off Fridays, and others off Monday, or maybe they could work other days, Helt said. I do think with the growth that our city is expe riencing, we dont really need to eliminate that extra business day to do business with our city. For people relocating to Crestview, I dont want to give them the impression that Crestview is backwards and hard to do business with. DAVID STEJSKAL DROUGHT from page A1 I have talked with old-tim ers who have lived in this area all their 70 or 80 years, and they all say that this is one of the worst droughts that they have ever seen, Okaloosa County Extension Agent Larry Wil liams said. Im afraid it will be a low-yield year for cotton, but then again, it is possible with rain for it to be a pretty fair crop kind of all depends if we get a soaking rain in the county soon, one that just sits over us for a few days and drops the rain. Marshall and his father, James Marshall, farm 1,850 acres in Okaloosa County, mainly planting peanuts and cotton. James Marshall said pea nuts can be planted deep enough for seeds to nd some moisture in the soil and that the short maturation time gives them a better chance of withstanding drought condi tions. Cotton, however, is an other story. Weve got some cotton that the seeds just baked in the ground and some that are ghting to make it up still, James Marshall said. Ive never seen a year like this. Lingering effects of La Nina aggravated drought con ditions. La Nina is caused by cooler than normal tempera tures in the eastern equato rial Pacic, which can cause drought conditions in South ern U.S. states. La Nina has developed 13 times since 1950, accord ing to a National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration website. The current La Nina ranks as the sixth-strongest. Its not just Florida that is suffering, and if cotton grow ers like the Marshalls can pro duce a decent crop, they could stand to benet. Right now in Texas, they have abandoned a 2 millionacre cotton crop, and that ac counts for about 80 percent of that states cotton, so it could make for some interesting cot ton prices at harvest, Nick Marshall said. There is a chance for a good cotton yield if rain returns. Wil liams talked about the need for a soaking rain in the county. I dont want people to take it wrong, but we really need the kind of rainfall that a tropi cal storm could deliver to our area, Williams said. We had warm weather early, and the extremely warm water tem perature in the Gulf is an en gine right now that would run a bad storm; the conditions are right. Produce farmers are also feeling the pinch from the drought. Recently at Brooks Farm Produce roadside stand in Baker, Kathy Brooks Cooper said Mother Nature has been stingy with the rain. You know, peas should be up over your knee, but ours barely got up on your foot, Cooper said. And the corn was nowhere near what we have had. Coopers father, Robert Bob Brooks, was a farmer, along with his two brothers. Cooper returned to the area to help with the family business after her mother died in 1994. She and her brothers, Gerald and Junior, work more than 100 acres of peanuts, soybeans, peas, tomatoes, peppers, corn, okra, cantaloupe, watermelon, squash, cucumbers, strawber ries, blueberries and cucum bers. We will close the produce stand at the end of July and re open when we get fall peanuts and greens, Cooper said. We didnt have any early peanuts for the Fourth of July because we didnt have any rain. We needed and still need rain; we have a center pivot irrigation system, and weve sure had to use it to produce this year. Creeks are also suffering from lack of rainfall. Boggy Hollow Creek and Horse Head Creek are as low as I can remember ever see ing them, Okaloosa County bridge construction supervi sor Randy Broxson said. You can step across Horse Head in many places. The wooden bridge that crosses Boggy Hollow Creek is also deteriorating because of dry conditions. Those big boards are dry ing and cracking, and the nails are backing out from the heat and the lack of moisture. Re placement is a safety issue, and it is becoming a challenge to the budget, Broxson said. That cut-through is welltraveled, and it is like day and night (compared to) what it used to be. Broxson said the drought has also affected recreation. You cant put a good-size boat in most of the waterways right now, he said. The boat landings are down, and if you try to canoe down a creek, youll carry it more than youll ride in it. I bet a kayak is about all you could get through many places, if that. We just need rain, Brox son said as he ran a shoe across a cracked bridge board. We need a good rain, not one of those 10-minute pop-up rains on the pavement in town.PAULA K ELLEY | News Bulletin The last of the seasons blueberries are packaged at Brooks Farm Produce in Baker, which has used more irrigation this season than in past crop years to make up for a lack of rain.

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By Brian Hughes brianh@crestviewbulletin.com The city of Crestview is considering offering tax incentives to lure new busi ness to the city. During his report at the July 11 city council meeting, Crestview Mayor David Ca dle announced he was going to put Economic Develop ment Council Vice President of community and economic development Kay Rasmus sen on the spot. Would it be benecial to the city of Crestview to have a tax incentive policy in place for business recruit ment? Cadle asked her. Yes sir, Rasmussen re plied. The idea of incentives is a very delicate balancing act. In my opinion, in a per fect world, there would be no incentives. Decisions to locate a company would be based on the quality of life, the busi ness success ability, based on building and workforce requirements, and a bal anced and fair tax base system, she said. Unfortu nately there is no such thing as a perfect world. Incentives are taking place across the nation. If you want to be competitive in todays market, you al most have to consider offer ing incentives. An incentive package can be whatever you want it to be, based on whatever your council is willing to offer and what a business needs. Rasmussen said an in centive package may not provide short-term income to a community, but once a business is established and thriving, the return will be many times the cost of the initial incentive package. You want to entice a business to come to your area and you want to reduce their up-front costs to come here, Rasmussen said. With that company coming to your area, the jobs they will create, the capital invest ment theyll put in your com munity and the taxes theyll generate will come back and cover whatever you offered up front. A city has to have revenue to pay for services expected by its citizens, Rasmussen acknowledged, so an incen tive policy has to be struc tured accordingly. A large business might impact fac tors such as trafc patterns, wear and tear on infrastruc ture and increased stress on sewer and water services, she said. Though impact fees are designed to compensate a community for such wear and tear, they can also have a negative connotation. With an impact fee, youre charging a company to come to your city, Ras mussen said. When you want to recruit a business in, an incentive is where youre going to give them a break somewhere. Incentives could include an ad valorem tax reduc tion for a period of time, or reducing or eliminating im pact fees, she said. An incentive is an incite ment; taxes come into play. Its very competitive, she said. There are so many cit ies and communities offer ing them in this world. Rasmussen said not ev ery new business should in stantly qualify for incentives. Criteria should be developed in advance and variations on incentive packages should be prepared and ready when an opportunity to entice a suitable business to Crest view presents itself. The idea about incen tives is you address them as you need them. What is the company going to offer you before you even consider an incentive? You have to have a matrix that they have to meet rst, Rasmussen said. You have them (incen tive packages) over there in a toolbox to use if and when you need them, she said. You choose from what you have already approved. This is just something to consider in the days down the road, Cadle said to the council. 6512439 850-682-2721 Become a fan on www.EHUBCITY.com 4060 S. Ferdon Blvd Crestview Drive one. ford.com HUB CITY FORD YOUR AUTHORIZED ROUSH DEALER 98 Eglin Pkwy NE Ft Walton Beach (Across from Uptown Station) 850.226.4380 7582618 Dennis Reeves, Owner dennisandcompanyclothing.com By Brian Hughes brianh@crestviewbulletin.com The recent erection of a chain link construction fence along the Woodruff Avenue side of the Alatex building in downtown Crestview generated excite ment among city ofcials eager to see work begin on the transformation of the historic landmark into a new pharmacy school for Florida A&M University. After several false starts, including a scare earlier this year when it was thought Gov. Rick Scott might veto the bill that would fund the construction, FAMU ofcials said construction is ex pected to begin shortly. We should start construction with in the next 14 days, FAMU Director of Government Relations Tola Thomp son said Tuesday. We have submitted building plans to the city and expect to pull permits this week in order to begin brickwork immediately. This contract has already been awarded. We have received building plans, conrmed Crestview Administrative Services Director Mike Wing. Were in the process of reviewing them. As the project gears up, Thomp son said FAMU has also awarded the contract for the projects construction manager. They will begin advertising for sub contractors in Crestview news outlets as early as next week, he said. Thompson said construction on the FAMU Crestview Education Center, as its properly called, will take between 10 and 11 months. Classes are expected to start in the fall of 2012. Were happy to hear the news that theyre getting ready to start, Wing said. We look forward to working with them and intend to offer any assistance the city can. Business A4 | Crestview News Bulletin Saturday, July 16, 2011 Tax incentives for new business broached P hotos by BRIAN HUGHES | News Bulletin A chain link construction fence was erected recently in front of the Alatex building. Renovations to the landmark structure for a new pharmacy school for Florida A&M University will soon commence. Inset, in about a year, the spacious interior of the Alatex building will be lled with classrooms, laboratories, ofces and other educational facilities of the FAMU Crestview Education Center. FAMU construction to commence

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Special guests include members of the Crestview Fire Department, who will display reghting equipment and one of the departments re en gines, and McGruff, the crime-ghting dog, visit ing with his friends from the Crestview Police De partments Community Policing division. Drawings for gift cards to local business es and a childs bike will help raise money to cover transportation costs to and from Jack sonville, where Alyssa will receive treatments for Trimethylaminuria, a genetic disorder, at the Nemours Center. Alyssa is my 5-year-old prin cess, said her mom, Kaycee Pursley. She en joys everyday life with her friends, Kay cee said. She is very smart, reading way above her grade level in school. She is sometimes shy but is usually very talkative and outgoing. She is a typical drama-queen girl that loves to sing and be the center of attention. She has two brothers that she loves to terror ize as well! By Paula Kelley paulak@crestviewbulletin.com Storms Sunday and Monday generated light ning that damaged several north Okaloosa County homes. Sunday evening, just after 6, the Crestview and the North Okaloosa re departments responded to 5609 North Brook Drive in Brooke Estates for a re in the attic, caused by a light ning strike. While on that call, the Crestview Fire Department responded to another call of a lightning strike at 115 Old South Drive. The Baker Fire Department assisted with the re that caused an estimated $80,000 in dam age. No one was injured in either re. Computers were also down at Laurel Hill schools as a result of the Sunday storm. Mondays storm came in shortly after four in the afternoon with a power line down at 725 Adams Drive, followed by a lightning strike with no re at 145 Palmetto Drive. Lightning struck an outside electri cal socket on the residents back porch and dislodged it from the deck where it was mounted. Another power line was downed at 1151 Mapoles St. Winds associated with the storms took several limbs down along State Road 85, displaced signs and blew lettering off of signs. We live in Crestview, Crestview Fire Chief Jo seph Traylor said. Were at one of the highest eleva tions in the Florida Panhan dle just look at the topog raphy of the area so we are a magnet for lightning looking for the path of least resistance. Internet sites that track lightning strikes, such as www.strikestarus.com, show multiple strikes throughout the Panhandle on Sunday and Monday. The storms that passed through north Oka loosa County on Sunday and Monday were full of frequent lightning, said Kirk Caceres, a meteo rologist with the National Weather Service in Mobile, Ala. Part of living on the Gulf Coast is that storms develop quickly and can bring with them high winds, chance of hail and certainly as the area has seen lightning, Caceres said. We have started putting the state ment in our warnings that, If you can hear the thun der from a storm, you are close enough to be struck by lightning from the storm. Traylor says that the city averages four to six lightning strikes per year and said that the frequency of this weeks strikes can be attributed to two storms converging in Crestview, one from the north and one from the east. He suggests that peo ple be conscious of storm conditions moving into the area. Should a lightning strike occur to your house hold, get out of the house with your children and your pets and call 911, he said. It is the attic strikes that are ignored that become dangerous, and timing is essential to stop the re from spreading. Protect your electron ics and resources in your home with a battery back up surge protector, he added. Shutting down and unplugging electronic de vices is another way to save them from a strike. The city took steps to protect its equipment. Eight years ago the city put in a halo grounding system for their communi cation system in City Hall as the result of lightning strikes disabling the equip ment. The massive system serves as a huge surge pro tector. Homes used to be built with lightning rods on the roof, but that went by the wayside with time, Traylor said. Calls to North Okaloosa Fire District Chief Ed Cut ler for comment on this story were not returned. Fun-raiser today ALYSSA PURSLEY R OB A DKINS | Special to the News Bulletin A lightning strike Sunday evening started an attic re at 560 North Brook Drive. A neighbor photographed the Brooke Estates re. Lightning damages homes NORTH OKALOOSA COUNTY

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Local Crestview News Bulletin | A7 Saturday, July 16, 2011 ELIGIBILITY: U.S. Citizens living in the Florida Panhandle, 59 years and older, not presently under our care. Expires: July 31, 2011 DEALER IMPRINT AREA 6510087 1147 S. FERDON BLVD., CRESTVIEW (850) 682-3366 WISE EQUIPMENT SALES & SERVICE Dorothy McLaughlin was born in Mt. Holly, N.J., and lived most of her adult life in Florida. She was retired from NAPA Auto Parts. She is preceded in death by her husband, Arnold McLaughlin; her brothers, Frances Cummings, Calvin Williams, Tanner (Junior) Williams and Jesse Williams; and her sisters, Marie Hare and Elizabeth McMullen. Dorothy is survived by her older sister, Violetta Hubbard; and nieces Iva Jo Awerman, Barbara Williams, Kathey Miller, Susan Moore, Sharon Garrison and Gordonna Hogue. In lieu of flowers, a donation to Carrington Manor in Crestview or Covenant Hospice would be greatly appreciated. Sign, leave a remembrance or view the guest book for Dorothy McLaughlin online at www. crestviewbulletin.com. Dorothy McLaughlin Feb. 29, 1928 July 1, 2011 Obituary Special to the News Bulletin In loving memory of their daughter, Whitney Megan Langley, Marge and Greg Langley of Crestview congratulate Jacey Sanders and Morgan Goshorn for being chosen as the 2011 Whitney Langley Memorial Softball Scholarship winners in the third year of the awards presentation. Our best wishes to both of them, the Langleys said. We would like to thank Mrs. Kelly Hayes and the Crestview High softball team for their contributions to the scholarship. Marge and Greg Langley added, Whitney loved playing softball. Starting at the age of six, she spent every summer on the diamond. From city league to travel teams, Whitney played as much as she could. She played four years at Crestview High School before receiving a scholarship to play at LBW (Lurleen B. Wallace Community College) in Andalusia, Ala. As a family we wanted to do something in memory of our daughter, and the Whitney Langley Memorial Softball Scholarship seemed like a wonderful thing. Whitney is always loved and forever missed. Whitney Langley Scholarship awarded WHITNEY LANGLEY Feb. 24, 1988 July 16, 2007 Special to the News Bulletin Ashlea Machelle Raybon and Pfc. Jonathon Trent Arnold were united in marriage on May 21, 2011 at Shady Grove Assembly of God, Baker, at 3 in the afternoon, with Pastor Jonathan Grifth ofciating. Ashlea is the daughter of Angela and Daniel Raybon of Crestview. Jonathon is the son of Angie and Charlie Arnold, also of Crestview. Ashlea was given in marriage by her parents. She wore a oor-length gown of white taffeta and organza. The strapless bodice was covered with pearls and sequins and was accented with a ngertip veil. The tradition was followed with something old; something new; something borrowed; and something blue. The something old was a special gift. It was a handkerchief that was Jonathons greatgrandmothers, Mrs. Sarah Lavinia Brown. It was estimated to be about 75 years old. Ashleas attendants were: Maid of Honor Jocelyn Shaud; Bridesmaids: Courtney Nicaise, Taylor Moore and Rainey Johnson. Flower girl was Colbe Raybon, sister of the bride. Jeremy Arnold, brother of the groom served as his best man. Groomsmen were Brandon Lantz, D.D. Johnson and Chase Boals. Ring bearer was Jacob Arnold, brother of the groom. Special usher was Jaden Arnold, also brother of the groom. The brides grandparents are Joyce and James King; and Leon and Linda Raybon of Crestview. The grooms grandparents are Charles Arnold and Debbie Arnold; Billy and Susan Donaldson of Quitman, Ga.; Al and Sue Sykes of Gainesville, Ga. His great-grandmother is Betty Sykes of Quitman. A reception was held following the wedding in the church fellowship hall, given by family and friends of the bride. After a short wedding trip to Destin, the couple will return to Camp LeJeune, Marine Base, N.C., where Jonathon is presently stationed. SPECIA L TO THE N E WS BU LL ETIN Newlyweds Ashley and Pfc. Jonathon Trent were married May 21, 2011. Raybon, Arnold united in marriage Please turn in your church announcements to the News Bulletin by 5 p.m. Tuesday for the Saturday issue. EAGLE PREACHER: Bro. Bobby Thompson, the Eagle Preacher, will be at New Beginnings Church, 412 U.S. Highway 90 W., Crestview, on July 9 at 6 p.m. and July 10 at 10:30 a.m. and 6 p.m. Pastor Raymond Williams invites all to come and be blessed. PASTOR RECOGNITION : On Sunday, July 10, at 5:30 p.m., Mount Zion African Methodist Episcopal Church will honor the Rev. Charles Flowers Jr. for his faithful, tireless commitment to the congregation and community. The public is invited to attend the appreciation banquet, an annual effort that seeks to acknowledge the tremendous contribution of, and pressures facing, religious leaders around the world today. PARENTING SEMINAR: Parenting Beyond Belief and Raising Freethinkers author Dale McGowan will be featured at a Saturday, July 16, seminar at Unitarian Universalist Church of Pensacola. The 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. event is $20 per adult and is open to the public with paid registration. Register online at http:// secularfamilynetwork.com. If you would like childcare during the seminar, please register by July 9. McGowan will cover topics such as developing active moral reasoning, weighing church-state issues in the public sphere and addressing sensitive issues with religious relatives. Church BRIEFS

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I have personal pride in this presentation as Elaine and I have known each other since high school and we are now partnering in this program. The goal of the Okaloosa Saves program is to assist people to learn to manage their resources carefully, Courtney said. Now more than ever, people are having to focus on managing their money and people need the skills to do that successfully in the new norm and it is not what it was even 10 years ago, Courtney said. Learning to evaluate your nancial situation is an essential tool today, she continued. For people learning budgeting and nancial planning for the rst time, or refreshing and relearning for todays economy, this program is wonderful. The Bank of America Foundation also gives nancial support to the 12 money mentors who volunteer for one-on-one assistance and provide community programs through the Extension program. Monies from the foundation help so much with that outreach, Courtney said. Groups or individuals who want to learn more about the Okaloosa Saves program can call the Extension ofce at 6895850 or visit the website http://okaloosasaves.org or http://okaloosa.ifas.u.edu. Okaloosa Extension is the outreach arm of the Institute of Food & Agricultural Sciences at the University of Florida. It is a three-way cooperative arrangement between the Board of County Commissioners, the University of Florida and the United States Department of Agriculture. Bank of America gave a $2,500 grant to the Okaloosa Saves program at the Okaloosa County Extension Service ofce. Pictured from left are Shannon Studders, Bank of America marketing manager; Rachel Thomas, vice president of Bank of America; Elaine Courtney, University of Florida/IFAS Okaloosa Extension agent and Brenda Smith, program assistant for Okaloosa Saves. PAULA KELLEY | NEWS BULLETIN Bank of America gives to Okaloosa Saves Laurel Hill and my blueberry bushes are receiving much needed rain. I thought the season had ended until the rain came to encourage the berry season a little longer. I can still reach high and bring a handful of berries down at one time until my pail is lled. Love the fruit season. The birds and squirrels are rejoicing among the g tree branches while eating plump ripe gs. I have tried for years to make g preserves like my mother cooked in her kitchen. One of her hot buttered biscuits with sweet gs was food good enough for the angels! I have learned through the years that some memories cant be duplicated. My lovely friend, Lady McDonald Campbell, will celebrate her special birthday, July 27. This will be her ninety-something happy birthday! This witty, young at heart lady is still seen about town, attends the Laurel Hill Presbyterian Church and keeps up with daily events. She is an inspiration to the community. The city of Laurel Hill is busy digging up and replacing our old water meters. A timely test on the water is also being accomplished this week. Now, if we could only get a grant to repair the streets. Thursday, July 21, the Alzheimers Support group will meet at First Baptist Church in Laurel Hill with facilitator Carolyn Williams at 2 p.m. This group is small but powerful in the help received by caregivers. We have many ladies caring for their loved ones without help in the home. Stress reigns in their lives each moment of the day and night. The awful disease of dementia and Alzheimers slowly destroys lives of the one suffering and their families; support is urgently needed. Please call Carolyn at 5981057 if you need a sitter while you attend the group meeting. She can arrange for help without any charge to you. In order to care for our own, we have to take care of ourselves; receive this support for your benet. Professional housecleaning services, licensed and insured, are available with Alpha & Omega cleaning services in Laurel Hill. Carla and helpers will furnish all supplies and equipment to make your home clean from bottom to top at reasonable cost. Carla has a few openings for new customers at this time. Call for a free estimate at 5461225. Connection to a local community Weight Watchers program can be found in Crestview with instructor Florrie. She has a Thursday class at 5:30 p.m., Epiphany Episcopal Church, 424 Garden St., behind the Teachers Credit Union. You will enjoy this class and get great benets from the teaching. Summer: Vacations are in full swing and mothers are busy shopping for school supplies and clothes for their children. Mothers sometimes look forward to school days ahead! Ah, sweet memories! Hold on, Emily will be home soon! Sincere sympathy to the family of Iva Helen Weekley, of Manassas, Va., formerly of Okaloosa County, who passed away in Lake Ridge, Va., on July 6, 2011. She is survived by her daughter, Chena Crocker; her two sisters, Jean Spanier and Wilma Weekley; her three brothers, Tony Weekley, Joel Weekley and Duncan Weekley. She is also survived by her granddaughter, Catherine Crocker. Iva was preceded in death by her parents, John L. And Nancy H. Weekley; and one brother, John F. Weekley. Community condolences go out to families who are mourning the loss of a family member. The earth is the Lords, and the fullness thereof; the world, and they that dwell therein Psalm 24:1 Berries, birthdays bring many reasons to celebrate UP ON THE HILL Estelle Rogers LADY M c DONALD CAMPBELL

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Crestview resident injured in motorcycle wreck Special to The News Bulletin Floridas criminal justice community has adopted tight new standards designed to ensure neutrality, impartial ity and consistency in eye witness identication. The statewide standards were developed and endorsed by the Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE), the Florida Sheriffs Associa tion (FSA) and the Florida Police Chiefs Association (FPCA) in collaboration with the Florida Prosecut ing Attorneys Association (FPAA). Each law enforce ment agency is called upon to develop its own policy and procedures to conform to the standards by Nov. 1. Lineups are equally crit ical in clearing the innocent and identifying the guilty, said FDLE Commissioner Gerald Bailey, who serves on the Florida Innocence Commission. These con temporary standards create strong protocols and high levels of accountability for Florida law enforcement. Our criminal investigations will be improved. Lineups are conducted by including a potential suspect in an array of multiple pho tos (displayed either sequen tially or simultaneously), or a live lineup of individuals. The new standards call for law enforcement agencies to adopt specic policies for conducting lineups that de tail: The creation, composi tion, and utilization of the photo array or lineup, includ ing documenting how the witness indicated any posi tive identication has been made and how the witness acknowledged the standard instructions. The standard instruc tions to be used to instruct the witness prior to a photo graphic or live lineup, which include: indications that the person of interest might or might not be in the photo array or lineup, that the wit ness is not required to make an identication, that it is as important to exclude inno cent persons as it is to iden tify the perpetrators, and that the investigation will continue with or without an identication. Directions to the in vestigator conducting the photographic or live lineup to avoid any conduct that might directly or indirectly inuence the witnesss deci sion, and to avoid comments or actions that suggest the witness did or did not iden tify the suspect. How to discern the level of condence in an identi cation as expressed by the witness. How to document the procedure and outcome of the photographic or live lineup, including noting the witnesss response and ex act words. The method(s) of pre senting the lineup. Required training on the agency policy by any agency personnel who will be ad ministering a photographic or live lineup. It is also recommended that agencies use an in dependent administrator (someone who does not know the suspect) or a func tional equivalent procedure (using an administrator who does not know the order the photos are being presented to the eyewitness) to ensure neutrality. Initially developed and issued on March 1, the stan dards were revised following input and nalized on June 15. The current standards incorporate model policies of the International Asso ciation of Chiefs of Police, reect extensive input from Floridas law enforcement community, include recom mendations based on legis lative consideration of the issue in the 2011 session as well as suggestions from the Florida Innocence Commis sion, and adopt the state law enforcement accreditation requirements. Previously, specic eye witness identication poli cies and protocols varied from agency to agency. While many law enforcement agen cies across the state already have procedures in place consistent with the new standards, adopting them statewide will ensure unifor mity and consistency, pro motes accountability at the agency level, yet at the same time will not mandate addi tional nancial obligations on agencies. In conforming to the standards, an agency will be promoting fairness in eyewitness identication regardless of the particular method of identication uti lized. These are practical standards that promote fair ness and reduce possible bias, said FSA President Harrell Reid, sheriff of Ham ilton County. These standards estab lish clear and consistent expectations about how eyewitness identications should be conducted, said FPCA President Paul Sire ci, chief of the Tampa In ternational Airport Police Department. The standards are listed at www.fdle.state..us. New eyewitness identication standards adopted in Florida

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Local A10 | Crestview News Bulletin Saturday, July 16, 2011 6512438 850-682-2721 Become a fan on www.EHUBCITY.com 4060 S. Ferdon Blvd Crestview Drive one. ford.com HUB CITY FORD YOUR AUTHORIZED SOUTHERN COMFORT DEALER DEALER IMPRINT AREA 6510083 1147 S. FERDON BLVD., CRESTVIEW (850) 682-3366 WISE EQUIPMENT SALES & SERVICE PHOTOS SP ECIAL TO THE NEWS BULLETI N Miss Walker nalists, grades 4 and 5. Winner: Madison Anglin. Little Miss nalists, grades 1-2. Winner: Zoie Bonilla; Below Petite Miss nalists, grades 2 and 3. Winner: Colbea Raybon. The 2011 Miss Walker Relay for Life Pageant is hosted by Walker Elementary School each year. All the proceeds go to the schools Relay for Life team. Special to the News Bulletin The Crestview Boys & Girls Club and DeFuniak Springs Teen Center of the Emer ald Coast received Walmarts Healthy Food grant to provide youths in area after school programs with healthy snacks. The Crestview Club and DeFuniak Springs Teen Center provide snacks to all Boys & Girls Club members through the generosity of private donations. The Walmart grant bridges the gap if theres a lack of funding for this vital component. Without an afternoon snack, kids have nothing to tide them over until they get home from the club after 6 p.m. Snacks provide the energy kids need to stay alert and focused during the homework hour and other pro grams in which they participate, including athletics. With the implementation of the Walmart grant this past year, more than 11,000 snacks and drinks were provided to area children in Crestview and DeFuniak Springs upon ar riving from school. Kitchen equipment was also purchased to keep fruit and vegetables cold and fresh. The BGCEC is thrilled to partner with companies, such as Walmart, which make it a priority to serve youth along the Emerald Coast. This is a fantastic program which pro vides us the opportunity to offer our club kids healthy snacks every day, especially to the ones whose parents cant afford it, Crestview Club Director Ann Ernst said. Thank you Walmart! The kids are enjoying the healthy snacks too. I like the fruit cups and bananas; they are my favorite! Samantha, 7, said. Crestview club receives Healthy Food grant 2011 Miss Walker Pageant results 2011 Miss Walker Pageant results

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SIZZLE 6511139 Real Estate Crestview News Bulletin | A11 Saturday, July 16, 2011 Summer grilling tips to make meals StatePoint T he dog days of summer need not be comprised of hot dogs alone. Home grill masters increas ingly are spicing up a great American tradition by add ing avors of the world to their summer meals. The results are both healthful and delicious. You can turn your back yard fare into something extra special with a little avor punch, says grilling expert Sharon Fernandes, founder of Stonehouse 27, a line of exotic all-natu ral Indian sauces with a Portuguese and British inuence. She suggests using fresh herbs and interesting spices, rather than sauces containing high fructose corn syrup and sodium. Here are ways to make summer meals sizzle: Bring the world to your backyard by tender izing meats and vegetables with an exotic marinade. Create one with sweet and spicy herbs, fruits and peppers, or look for storebought sauces that include natural ingredients, such dates, tamarind, chilies and garlic. This saves time, and, if you buy a high qual ity sauce, nobody will know its not homemade! Its not all about meat. Skewer and grill onions, summer squash, peppers and eggplant for a season al veggie kebab. Cover the ends of wooden skewers with foil to keep them from burning. Pair your cre ation with an interesting dipping sauce, such as Stonehouse 27s Mild Ca shews & Cream, made with slow-cooked onions, fresh garlic, sweet paprika, cashews and a touch of cream. Cream-based sauc es pair nicely with vegeta bles, chicken and beef. If the thought of an other burger makes you yawn, mix a spicy chili sauce directly into ground beef or lamb for an eyeopening take on a classic. Small pieces of sh and chicken need only be marinated for 15-30 min utes and chicken breast for 1-2 hours. Plan thick cuts of beef or pork in advance, as they need to be marinat ed overnight. Make sure to marinate in the refrigera tor to keep your dish from spoiling. Save time by us ing a plastic bag. For a sweet and tangy twist on grilled sh, marinate in a sauce that combines citrus and natu rally sweet avors for half an hour, and then grill. A good example of a seafoodfriendly avor combination is Stonehouse 27s Cilantro & Coconut sauce, made with agave, lemon and ginger. Try serving with tortillas to fuse different cuisines. Sweet sauces neednt contain high fructose corn syrup. Pick sauces made with natural sweeteners, like coconut milk, dates, or agave. Even natural sugar burns quickly, so add sauc es toward the end of the cooking process. For more saucy grilling ideas, visit www.stone house27.com. Combine an open mind with an open ame and experiment, adding new avors to old standards. LARS R UCKER | Fotolia Emerald Coast Open House The Emerald Coast Association of Realtors (ECAR) will conduct the monthly Great Emerald Coast Open House, Sunday, July 17 from 1-3 p.m. Homes available for viewing are listed at www.EmeraldCoast OpenHouse.com. Search by location and housing type (single family homes, townhomes, and condos) and use the map function to create driving directions. Look for the green and white Emerald Coast Open House signs throughout the Emerald Coast to know which homes are participating. Ninety percent of buyers use the Internet to search for homes. For one-third of buyers, the rst step in the home-buying process was looking online for properties. For more about ECAR, visit www.Emerald CoastRealtors.com.One Stop Real Estate Shop Trade Show The Building Industry Association of Okaloosa and Walton Counties (BIA) and the Emerald Coast Association of Realtors have teamed with the Greater Fort Walton Beach Chamber of Commerce to present a One Stop Real Estate Shop Aug. 11 from 4-8 p.m. at the Saint Mary Family Life Center, 110 Saint Mary Ave. in Fort Walton Beach. The event is sponsored by ResortQuest and Beach Community Mortgage. The trade show will feature banks, builders, realtors and more, and is designed to answer the questions of residential and commercial real estate buyers and sellers. It should particularly appeal to rst-time buyers, military families and investors who may be interested in the intricacies (and investment possibilities) of short sales, foreclosures, rental property and other great values. All members of the presenting organizations will be invited, and the general public is also welcome. At the event, Beach Liquors will provide taste samples of a variety of different wines, and Buffalo Rock Pepsi will serve complimentary soft drinks. Vendor and sponsorship opportunities are available to BIA, ECAR, and Chamber members only. The cost of a vendor booth (consisting of a sixfoot table and two chairs) is $100. Anyone interested in exhibiting at the event should contact the organization of which they are a member. For more, call Greater Fort Walton Beach Chamber of Commerce, 244-8191; BIA, 863-5107; and ECAR, 243-6145. Real Estate BRIEFS

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ClassifiedsA12| Crestview News Bulletin Saturday, July 16, 2011 Legal #130285 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE FIRST JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR OKALOOSA COUNTY, FLORIDA. GENERAL JURISDICTION DIVISION CASE NO.: 2010 CA 003819 C RES-FL DEC, LLC Plaintiff, vs. DIVERSIFIED EXECUTIVE CRESTVIEW, LLC and PAUL D’AGNESE, Defendants. NOTICE OF SALE Notice is hereby given that pursuant to the Final Judgment of Foreclosure entered in this cause, in the Circuit Court for Okaloosa County, Florida, I will sell the property situated in Okaloosa County, Florida: PARCEL 1: The Northeast quarter; the East half of the East half of the Northwest quarter; the North half of the Southeast quarter and the North half of the Southeast quarter of the Southeast quarter of Section 13, Township 4 North, Range 23 West, Okaloosa County, Florida. EASEMENT PARCEL: A 60’ easement with 30 feet on both sides of the following described centerline. Commence at the Northwest corner of Section 24, Township 4 North, Range 23 West, Okaloosa County, Florida; thence North 8843’10” East for a distance of 1619.16 feet along the North line thereof to an existing 5/8” iron rod #5078; thence South 0050’33” East for a distance of 316.89 feet to an existing iron rod; thence South 8845’31” West fore distance of 51.95 feet; thence South 5223’12” West for a distance of 28.45 feet to the Point of Beginning. Also being the Northerly right-of-way line of Possum Ridge Road, county maintained right-of-way; thence North 0004’22” West for a distance of 231.87 feet; thence North 1413’26” East for a distance of 369.32 feet; thence North 5810’03” East for a distance of 325.10 feet; thence North 5755’12” East for a distance of 511.38 feet; thence North 3238’26” East for a distance of 697.81 feet, more or less to a point on the Southerly line of the Northwest one quarter of the Southeast one quarter of Section 13, Township 4 North, Range 23 West, Tallahassee Meridian, Okaloosa County, Florida and the Point of Termination. AND SW 1/4 of SE 1/4 and the SE 1/4 of SW 1/4, less and except the W 1/2 of W 1/2 of SE 1/4 of SW 1/4, Section 4, Township 3 North, Range 24 West, containing 70 acres, more or less (parent parcel), as described in official records book 2260 page 1612 of the Public Records of Okaloosa County, Florida, LESS AND EXCEPT Legal #130282 IN THE COUNTY COURT IN AND FOR OKALOOSA COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO.: 2011 CC 000056 OLD BAY CONDOMINIUM OWNERS ASSOCIATION, INC., a Florida not for profit corporation Plaintiff; v. SEAN STALLWORTH; MINA F. STALLWORTH and USAA FEDERAL SAVINGS BANK, Defendants. *AMENDED NOTICE OF SALE PURSUANT TO CHAPTER 45 NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated June 28, 2011, and entered in Case No, 2011 CC 000056 of the County Court in and for Okaloosa County, Florida, wherein Old Bay Condominium Owners Association, Inc. is Plaintiff; and SEAN STALLWORTH and MINA F. STALLWORTH are Defendants, I will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at www.okaloosa.realforeclose.com, the Clerk’s website for on-line auctions, at 11:00 am, on the 17 day of August, 2011 the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment, to wit: Unit 304, Old Bay, a Condominium according to the Declaration of Condominium thereof, as recorded in Official Records Book 2636, Page 3992, of the Public Records of Okaloosa County, Florida, together with an undivided interest in the common elementsif any, appurtenant thereto, subject to and in accordance with the covenants, conditions, restrictions, terms and other provisions of said Declaration. If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact Shelia Sims, ADA Coordinator, 190 Governmental Center, 5th Floor, Pensacola, FL 32502, (850) 595-4400 at least 7 days before your scheduled court appearance, or immediately upon receiving this notification if the time before the scheduled appearance is less than 7 days; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call 711. DATED this 30 day of June, 2011. Don Howard, Clerk Circuit Court By K Brown Deputy Clerk Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of lis pendens must file a claim within 60 days after the sale. Becker & Poliakoff, P.A. Attorneys for Plaintiff 348 Miracle Strip Pkwy SW, Suite 7, Ft. Walton, FL 32548-5253 (850)664-2229 (850)664-7882 Fax 7/9/11 7/16/11 Legal #130281 IN THE COUNTY COURT IN AND FOR OKALOOSA COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO. 2011 CC 000143 THE BREAKERS OF FORT WALTON BEACH CONDOMINIUMS, INC., a Florida not for profit corporation Plaintiff, V. JOANNE MILLER; MICHAEL W. MILLER; U.S. DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY and MORTGAGE ELECTRONIC REGISTRATION SYSTEMS, INC., Defendants. NOTICE OF SALE PURSUANT TO CHAPTER 45 NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated June 29, 2011 and entered in Case No. 2011 CC 000143 of the County Court in and for Okaloosa County, Florida, wherein The Breakers of Fort Walton Beach Condominiums, Inc. is Plaintiff, arid JOANNE MILLER and MICHAEL W. MILLER are Defendants, I will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at www.okaloosa.realforeclose.co m, the Clerk’s website for on-line auctions, at 11:00 am, on the 10 day of August, 2011 the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment, to wit: Condominium Parcel known as Apartment No. C-414, The Breakers of Fort Walton Beach, a Condominium, all as set forth and described in the Declaration of Condominium ownership and exhibits thereto and forming a part thereof, as recorded in Official Records Book 1170 at Page 1510, and amended in Official Records Book 1295 at Page 1085, of the Public Records of Okaloosa County, Florida, together with an undivided interest in the common elements and other appurtenances thereto, all as set forth in said Declaration of Condominium ownership. If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact Shelia Sims, ADA Coordinator, 190 Governmental Center, 5th Floor, Pensacola, FL 32502, (850) 595-4400 at least 7 days before your scheduled court appearance, or immediately upon receiving this notification if the time before the scheduled appearance is less than 7 days; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call 711. DATED this 29 day of June, 2011. Don Howard, Clerk Circuit Court By Nancy Moxcey Deputy Clerk Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of lis pendens must file a claim within 60 days after the sale. Becker & Poliakoff, P.A. Attorneys for Plaintiff 348 Miracle Strip Pkwy, Suite 7, Ft. Walton Beach, FL 32548-5253 (850)664-2229 (850)664-7882 Fax 7/9/11 7/16/11 Legal # 130304 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR OKALOOSA COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION File No. 11 CP 608 IN RE: ESTATE OF Craig Allen Wardwell Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of Craig Allen Wardwell, deceased, whose date of death was May 11, 2011, and whose social security number is is pending in the Circuit Court for Okaloosa County, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is 101 E. James Lee Blvd., Crestview, Florida 32536. The names and addresses of the personal representatives and the personal representatives’ attorney are set forth below. All creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedent’s estate on whom a copy of this notice is required to be served must file their claims with this court WITHIN THE LATER OF 3 MONTHS AFTER THE TIME OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR 30 DAYS AFTER THE DATE OF SERVICE OF A COPY OF THIS NOTICE ON THEM. All other creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedent’s estate must file their claims with this court WITHIN 3 MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE. ALL CLAIMS NOT FILED WITHIN THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH IN SECTION 733.702 OF THE FLORIDA PROBATE CODE WILL BE FOREVER BARRED. NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME PERIOD SET FORTH ABOVE, ANY CLAIM FILED TWO (2) YEARS OR MORE AFTER THE DECEDENT’S DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED. The date of first publication of this notice is July 16, 2011. Attorney for Personal Representatives: Daniel P. Saba Florida Bar No. 640141 Locklin, Jones & Saba, P,A, 6460 Justice Avenue Milton, Florida 32570 Telephone: (850) 623-2500 Personal Representatives: Charles Addison Wardwell 3300 Meg hans Way Pace, Florida 32571 Deborah Susan Sater Wardwell 3300 Meghans Way Pace, Florida 32571 7/16/11 7/23/11 Legal # 130280 IN THE COUNTY COURT IN AND FOR OKALOOSA COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO. 2011 CC 000144 THE BREAKERS OF FORT WALTON BEACH CONDOMINIUMS, INC., a Florida not for profit corporation Plaintiff, V. JAYE M. SHIRLEY, Defendant. NOTICE OF SALE PURSUANT TO CHAPTER 45 NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated June 29, 2011 and entered in Case No. 2011 CC 000144 of the County Court in and for Okaloosa County, Florida, wherein The Breakers of Fort Walton Beach Condominiums, Inc. is Plaintiff, and JAYE M. SHIRLEY is Defendant, I will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at www.okaloosa.realforeclose.co m, the Clerk’s website for on-line auctions, at 11:00 am, on the 10 day of August, 2011 the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment, to wit: The Condominium Parcel Known as Apartment No, C-306, The Breakers of Fort Walton Beach, a Condominium, all as set forth and described in the Declaration of Condominium Ownership and the Exhibits annexed thereto and forming a part thereof, as recorded in Official Records Book 1170, Page 1510, amended and recorded in Official Records Book 1295, Page 1085, of the Public Records of Okaloosa County, Florida,together with undivided interest in the common elements appurtenant thereto, all as set forth in said Declaration of Condominium Ownership. If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact Shelia Sims, ADA Coordinator, 190 Governmental Center, 5th Floor, Pensacola, FL 32502, (850) 595-4400 at least 7 days before your scheduled court appearance, or immediately upon receiving this notification if the time before the scheduled appearance is less than 7 days; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call 711. DATED this 29 day of June, 2011. Don Howard, Clerk Circuit Court By Nancy Moxcey Deputy Clerk Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of lis pendens must file a claim within 60 days after the sale. Becker & Poliakoff, P.A. Attorneys for Plaintiff 348 Miracle Strip Pkwy Sw, Suite 7 Ft. Walton Beach, FL 32548-5253 (850)664-2229 (850)664-7882 Fax 7/9/11 7/16/11 Legal # 130279 IN THE COUNTY COURT IN AND FOR OKALOOSA COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO. 2011 CC 000054 PIRATE’S BAY COMMUNITY ASSOCIATION, INC., a Florida not for profit corporation Plaintiff, V. LISA R. BRENNAN; TIMOTHY E. BRENNAN and WELLS FARGO BANK, N.A. AS SUCCESSOR BY MERGER TO WACHOVIA BANK, N.A., Defendants. NOTICE OF SALE PURSUANT TO CHAPTER 45 NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated June 29, 2011 and entered in Case No. 2011 CC 000054 of the County Court in and for Okaloosa County, Florida, wherein Pirate’s Bay Community Association, Inc. is Plaintiff, and LISA R. BRENNAN and TIMOTHY E. BRENNAN are Defendants, I will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at www.okaloosa.realforeclose.co m, the Clerk’s website for on-line auctions, at 11:00 am, on the 10 day of August, 2011 the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment, to wit: Condominium Parcel: Unit No. A-114, Pirates’ Bay (Phase 1), a Condominium according to the Declaration of Condominium thereof, as recorded in OR Book 1339, Page 370, of the Public Records of Okaloosa County, Florida,together with an undivided interest in the common elements if any, appurtenant thereto, subject to and in accordance with the Covenants, Conditions, Restrictions, Terms and other provisions of said Declaration. If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance, Please contact Shelia Sims, ADA Coordinator, 190 Governmental Center, 5th Floor, Pensacola, FL 32502, (850) 595-4400 at least 7 days before your scheduled court appearance, or immediately upon receiving this notification if the time before the scheduled appearance is less than 7 days; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call 711. DATED this 29day of June, 2011. Don Howard, Clerk Circuit Court By Nancy Moxcey Deputy Clerk Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of lis pendens must file a claim within 60 days after the sale. Becker & Poliakoff, P.A. Attorneys for Plaintiff 348 Miracle Strip Pkwy Sw, Suite 7 Ft. Walton Beach, FL 32548-5253 (850)664-2229 (850)664-7882 Fax 7/9/11 7/16/11 Legal # 130278 IN THE COUNTY COURT IN AND FOR OKALOOSA COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO. 2011 CC 000435 QUAIL RUN TOWNHOMES OWNERS ASSOCIATION, INC., a Florida not for profit corporation Plaintiff, V. CHARLES E. MCEWEN, Defendant. NOTICE OF SALE PURSUANT TO CHAPTER 45 NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated June 29, 2011 and entered in Case No. 2011 CC 000435 of the County Court in and for Okaloosa County, Florida, wherein Quail Run Townhomes Owners Association, Inc. is Plaintiff, and CHARLES E. MCEWEN is Defendant I will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at www.okaloosa.realforeclose.co m, the Clerk’s website for on-line auctions, at 11:00 am, on the 10 day of August, 2011 the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment, to wit: Lot No. 70 of QUAIL RUN TOWNHOMES, according to the Plat thereof, recorded in Plat Book 22 at Page 20 of the Public Records of Okaloosa County, Florida. If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact Shelia Sims, ADA Coordinator, 190 Governmental Center, 5th Floor, Pensacola, FL 32502, (850) 595-4400 at least 7 days before your scheduled court appearance, or immediately upon receiving this notification if the time before the scheduled appearance is less than 7 days; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call 711. DATED this 29 day of June, 2011. Don Howard, Clerk Circuit Court By Nancy Moxcey Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of lis pendens must file a claim within 60 days after the sale. Becker & Poliakoff, P.A. Attorneys for Plaintiff 348 Miracle Strip Pkwy SW, Suite 7 Ft. Walton Beach, FL 32548-5253 (850) 664-2229 (850) 664-7882 Fax 7/9/11 7/16/11

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ClassifiedsCrestview News Bulletin |A13Saturday, July 16, 2011 If you need a clean house call me I can help! Please call 850-603-3701. Farm DirectCentipede, Zoysia, St Augustine and Bermuda We Deliver & Install Call 850-244-6651 Suncoast Sod F arms $7502010 Car Dolly, with electric brakes. Call 850-682-5927 Monarch Aluminum Boat 15 ft long x 4 ft wide with Mercury 50 hp motor & Magic trail trailer, Very nice condition $ 2800 firm Call 682-6778 or 582-3014 Dixie RV SuperStoresFL’s Newest RV DealerNOW OPEN!!!*Store Hours* Monday Saturday 8:00am-6:00pm 21 Acres / 30 Brands New and Used Units 7 Manufacturers: Newmar Keystone Heartland Jayco Fleetwood Forest River Prime Time Located off I-10 Exit 70 / SR285 328 Green Acres Dr. De Funiak Springs, FL 32435 Sales 850-951-1000 www.dixierv.com Your land or family land is all you need to buy a new home. Call 850-682-3344 Crestview -1br apt, 692 Kenneth Ave. Completely furnished, utilities incl. No pets. $650/ mo + $300 damage dep 682-3166 Crestview -Lg, 2BR/1BA Quiet, Gated, NO Pets. Call 682-4990/585-5012 $550. mo + $500. DD House for RentCrestview, 4 br, 2 ba, House for Rent. Iron Gate Subdivision. $1200 month. Call 850-499-2148. Text FL68291 to 56654 Laurel Hill2Br/1Ba on Hwy 2 completely furnished $500mo + $500dep + utilities, No Pets Call 850-652-4155 Crestview Furnished room for rent for 1 person in private home Hwy 85 N off Auburn Rd. Nonsmoking room, $300.mo Call 850-689-1060 Holt -3BR 2Ba Doublewide on 5 acres, Horses welcome!! $750/mo, 850-546-1192 Individual wants to buy house for investment 850-651-0987 Text FL64807 to 56654 Come Grow With Us! 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To state the obvious, it hasnt been pretty the last few years, especially for the job market. Im aware of the anger, and I dont blame you. This whole thing got away from me. But I think its time we made a fresh start. Heres what I propose: 1. If you have a job and youre happy with it, good for you. Keep it up. 2. If youre not happy in your job, its time to rethink things. Im not telling you to quit on the spot. But maybe theres a better job out there for you. 3. If youve taken a job that under normal circumstances you wouldnt have, my hats off to you. You did what you had to do. But now maybe its time to go back to doing what you do best. 4. If you dont have a job, again, Im sorry. I know looking for a job can be, to put it nicely, challenging. But know this: its not you, its me. And if the recovery is here, I think you can lead the way. So to everyone whos been affected the last few years, which is pretty much everyone, I accept complete responsibility. But now the ball is in your court. You have permission to move on with your life. Sincerely, The Economy has made it tough on everyone the last few years. But its time to move forward. Visit emeraldcoastjobseast.com/monster to “nd the right job for you. Lets do this. Freedom Communications, a national leader in print and interactive media, has an exciting new opening for a Market Research Analyst. This individual will play a key role across many departments in this highly visible position. This is a newly-created role which means that the successful candidate will have the opportunity to make signi cant contributions toward, and have a considerable impact on, the future success of the organization. This individual will be responsible for providing data analysis, reports, presentations, and training for our sales, content and circulation employees in order to drive revenue, better understand our audience, and increase circulation. Additionally, this individual will contribute to the creation of a centralized market intelligence hosting site that will be accessible to all Freedom properties across the country. The successful candidate will have veri able experience working with media research. Experience with market research tools, particularly media-related databases, is a plus. Any primary research experience (survey development, focus group facilitation, qualitative studies management, etc.) would be very helpful as well. This is a very hands-on position. This individual must be extremely detail-oriented, have a strong drive for accuracy, and have the ability to effectively manage a number of projects simultaneously. Additionally, this individual must possess excellent communication skills (including being comfortable with making presentations to large groups), strong organizational and prioritization skills, and the ability to work effectively across many departments within the organization to share knowledge, assist in analysis, and solve problems. Excellent PowerPoint and Excel skills are a must. This person will be able to work out of either our Ft. Walton Beach or Panama City properties but t ravel to our other Florida properties, as well as to our properties located in North Carolina, will be required. A clean MVR and the ability to t ravel up to 25% (with occasional overnight) are necessary. Interested, quali ed applicants should send their resume along with salary requirements to shewitt@freedom.com. Market Research Analyst Publisher’s NoticeAll real estate advertising in this newspaper is subject to the Fair Housing Act which makes it illegal to advertise “any preference, limitation or discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, handicap, familial status or national origin, or an intention, to make any such preference, limitation or discrimination” Familial status includes children under the age of 18 living with parents or legal custodians, pregnant women and people securing custody of children under 18. This newspaper will not knowingly accept any advertising for real estate which is in violation of the law. Our readers are hereby informed that all dwellings advertised in this newspaper are available on a equal opportunity basis. To complain of discrimination call HUD toll-free at 1-800-669-9777. The toll-free number for the hearing impaired is 1-800-927-9275. Customer SupportPart-time Circulation AssistantThe Crestview News Bulletin is seeking a part-time circulation assistant. This position answers phones, greets customers, takes walk-in classified advertising, handles payments and adjustments and handles circulation customer service. Applicants must possess the ability to communicate effectively by phone and in person, computer skills, ability to learn new software programs. This is a part-time position working Mon. -Fri., 8:00 a.m. -1:30 p.m. some flexibility required. Send resume to resumes@flafreedom.com. Applications taken at 295 W. James Lee Blvd, Crestview. No phone calls. EOE Drug Free Workplace Web ID#: 34167748 Sales/Business DevHiring LocallyThis WeekLiberty National Life Insurance Company Full Training Provided Potential of $60K+ Annually. 401K, BCBS Insurance & Pension for those who Qualify. Call 1-800-257-5500 to set up an interview. Shalimar, 55 12th ave Friday 3pm-7pm Saturday 8-noon.ESTATE SALEText FL68045 to 56654 We Buy GoldWe Will LoanYou $50 -$50,000 CASH 700 Beal Pkwy FWB 850-974-2462 Fooseball table, solid wood, paid $500 new, will take $325. Love seat, like brand new-cream. Paid $499, will take $235. Call Sharon at 850-398-5358. Food Service Now Hiring:PART TIME DRIVERS* Earn $8-$14/ hour 18 years or older Good driving record a must Available wkends Have your own auto w/ insurance Apply at either of our Crestview locations.Web ID 34168678 Text FL68678 to 56654 Brand Name Queen Size Pillowtop Set, still in plastic, with mfr warranty. Delivery avail. $160. 850-471-0330 Brand New King Mattress w/foundations pillowtop factory sealed, w/warranty, can deliver. $265. 850-255-0123 Coffee table metal and glass 44x32 matching end table 26x24 perfect condition $100 (850) 689-5181 Full Size Mattress & Box, new, never used, with warranty. $140. 850-255-0123 Memory Foam Mattress, Still new in Box. Queen$375, & King $475 850-471-0330 Crestview 701 E James Lee Blvd July 15,16,17 Fri, Sat, Sun 7am-3pmAbandoned Storage Contents SaleWe are selling the Contents from 15 abandoned storage units. Both new and used items. Clothes, books, electronics, toys, weight benches, kitchen appliances, paintings, jewelry, dolls, records, DVDs, tools and much more. Sale is inside Knights Of Columbus building Text Fl67745 to 56654 Estate SaleColony House Apartments. 941 Pocahontas Dr. Apt 23 Sat. 8am-3pm Furniture, Home decorations, Kitchenware, Woman’s Clothing, Bedding & Much More. text fl67741 to 56654 LEGAL#120956 NOTICE OF ADMINISTRATIVE COMPLAINT TO: William A. Abruzzino, II Destin, FI., Case No.:111942-11-AG An ADMINISTRATIVE COMPLAINT to suspend or revoke your license (s) and eligibility for licensure and appointment has been filed against you. You have the right to request a hearing pursuant to Sections 120.569 and 120.57 (1) and (2), Florida Statutes, by mailing a request for same to the Department of Financial Services, Julie Jones, DFS Agency Clerk, Division of Legal Services, 200 E. Gaines St, Tallahassee, Florida 32399-0390. If a request for hearing is not received by August 6, 2011, the right to a hearing in this matter will be waived and the Chief Financial Officer will dispose of this case in accordance with the law. 6/25/11 7/02/11 7/09/11 7/16/11 LEGAL#130303 Notice is hereby given that the undersigned intends to sell the personal property described below to enforce a lien imposed on said property under The Florida Self Storage Facility Act Statutes (section 83.801 83.809). The undersigned will sell at public sale by competitive bidding on July 30th, 2011 at 9:00 AM, on the premises where said property has been stored and which are located at A1 Crestview Mini Storage, 544 James Lee Blvd W, Crestview FL 32536, County of Okaloosa, State of Florida, the following: B2-Steve Watts No known address B6-Terry McQueen, 4629 Berry Rd. Holt, Fl 32564 B11 -Roxanne Martin 376 Echo Circle FWB, Fl 32547 B-13 Tommy Barrows 5382 Olin Merritt St. Baker, Fl 32531 B-25/B-28 Jeri Gutierrez P.O. Box 1784 Crestview, Fl 32539 B-30 Jessica Kishbaugh 387 Georgia St. Crestview, Fl 32539 B-32 April Cooper 204 Kennedy Dr Crestview, Fl 32536 C-11 Michael Watkins 6120 North Willow Ln. Crestview, Fl 32539 7/16/11 7/23/11 Incorrect Insertion PolicyFor Classified In-column AdvertisersAll ads placed by phone are read back to the advertiser to insure correctness. The newspaper will assume correctness at the time of the read-back procedure unless otherwise informed. Please your ad. Advertisers are requested to check the advertisement on the first insertion for correctness. Errors should be reported immediately. Your Florida Freedom newspaper will not be responsible for more than one incorrect insertion, nor will it be liable for any error in advertisements to a greater extent than the cost of the space occupied by the error. Any copy change, during an ordered schedule constitutes a new ad and new charges. We do not guarantee position of ANY ad under any classification. Legal #130302 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE FIRST JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR OKALOOSA COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL ACTION CASE NO,: 46-2009-CA-004588 FILE NO.: F09044911 BRANCH BANKING AND TRUST COMPANY, Plaintiff, VS. DEBORAH C. ROGERS A/K/A DEBORAH CARSON ROGERS et al, Defendant(s). NOTICE OF RESCHEDULED FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to an Order Rescheduling Foreclosure Sale dated July 5, 2011 and entered in Case NO. 46-2009-CA-004588 of the Circuit Court of the FIRST Judicial Circuit in and for OKALOOSA County, Florida wherein BRANCH BANKING AND TRUST COMPANY, is the Plaintiff and DEBORAH C. ROGERS A/K/A DEBORAH CARSON ROGERS; WILL ROBERT ROGERS; ANY AND ALL UNKNOWN PARTIES CLAIMING BY, THROUGH, UNDER, AND AGAINST THE HEREIN NAMED INDIVIDUAL DEFENDANT(S) WHO ARE NOT KNOWN TO BE DEAD OR ALIVE, WHETHER SAID UNKNOWN PARTIES MAY CLAIM AN INTEREST AS SPOUSE, HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES, OR OTHER CLAIMANTS; are the Defendants, The Clerk of the Court will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at WWW.OKALOOSA.REALFORECLOSE.COM at 11:00AM, on the 11th day of Aug, 2011, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment: LOT 7, BLOCK C, PINEWOOD ESTATES UNIT NO. 2, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 5, PAGE(S) 135 AND 136 OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF OKALOOSA COUNTY, FLORIDA A/K/A 1038 DARLINGTON OAK DRIVE, NICEVILLE, FL 32578-3606 Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the Lis Pendens must file a claim within sixty (60) days after the sale. WITNESS MY HAND and the seal of this Court on 7-6, 2011. Don W. Howard Clerk of the Circuit Court By:K Brown Deputy Clerk Florida Default Law Group, P.L. P.O. Box 25018 Tampa, Florida 33622-5018 IMPORTANT In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, persons with disabilities needing special accommodation to participate in this proceeding should contact Court Administration at 101 James Lee Boulevard East, Crestview, FL, 32536-3515; telephone number (850) 689-5000, Extension 7497, prior to the proceeding. or Shalimar (850) 651-7497 or at 1250 N. Eglin Parkway, Shalimar, FL, 32579; telephone number (850) 651-7497, prior to the proceeding. 7/16/11 7/23/11 THE FOLLOWING DESCRIBED PARCEL: BEGIN at the Northeasterly corner of the above described parent parcel and go South 01 degrees 17’03” West along the Easterly line of said parent parcel, a distance of 32.46 feet, more or less; thence., departing said Easterly line, go along the Southerly line of maintenance and parallel to the southerly edge of pavement of Buck Ward Road (right of way unknown), the following twelve bearings and distances: 1. South 88 degrees 35’31” West, a distance of 200.98 feet, 2. North 89 degrees 42’27” West, a distance of 246.82 feet, 3. South 82 degrees 35’11” West, a distance of 14.11 feet, 4. North 86 degrees 51’53” West, a distance of 163.10 feet, 5. North 86 degrees 44’28” West, a distance of 231.56 feet, 6. North 87 degrees 27’30” West, a distance of 239.97 feet, 7. North 87 degrees 49’10” West, a distance of 253.71 feet, 8. North 87 degrees 27’10” West, a distance of 305.31 feet, 9. North 87 degrees 40’13” West, a distance of 289.39 feet, 10. North 87 degees 55’12” West, a distance of 145.72 feet, 11. North 87 degrees 30’57” West, a distance of 168.66 feet, 12. South 83 degrees 06’22” West, a distance of 37.46 feet, more or less to the Westerly line of the said parent parcel, THENCE go North 01 degrees 21’55” East along the Westerly line of the said parent parcel, a distance of 29.00 feet, more or less, to the Northwesterly corner of said parent parcel; thence departing said Westerly line, go South 88 degrees 11’08” East, along the Northerly line of said parent parcel, a distance of 2295.56 feet to the Northeasterly corner of said parent parcel and the POINT OF BEGINNING. Said less and except parcel containing 1.78 acres, more or less and being completely contained in said parent parcel and further, said less and except parcel is intended to encompass all that land lying between the Northerly line of said parent parcel and lines parallel to and 6.00 feet South of The Southerly edge of pavement of Buck Ward Road (right of way unknown) as now located (line of maintenance). AND ALSO, LESS AND EXCEPT THE FOLLOWING DESCRIBED PARCEL: BEGIN at the Southeast corner of the above described parent parcel, said corner also being the Southeast corner of the Southwest one quarter of the Southeast One quarter of Section 4, Township 3 North, Range 24 West; thence go North 01 degrees 17’03” East, along the Easterly line of said Southwest one quarter of the Southeast one quarter, a distance of 1297.55 feet, more or less, to the Southerly line of maintenance of Buck Ward Road, said Southerly tine of maintenance being a line parallel to and 6.00 feet South of the Southerly edge of pavement of Buck Ward Road (right of way unknown) as now located; thence, departing said Easterly line, go South 88 degrees35’31” West, along said line of maintenance, a distance of 51.09 feet; thence, departing said line of maintenance, go South 01 degrees 55’08” West, along an existing fence line and the Northerly and Southerly prolongation thereof, a distance of 1294.45 feet, more or less, to the Southerly line of said Southwest one quarter of the Southeast one quarter; thence departing said fence line and the Southerly prolongation thereof, go South 88 degrees 02’03” East along said Southerly line, a distance of 65.37 feet to the POINT OF BEGINNING. Said less and except parcel being and lying solely within the Southwest one quarter of the Southeast one quarter of Section 4, Township 3 North, Range 24 West, and Southerly of, adjacent to, and contiguous with the Southerly line of maintenance of Buck Ward Road, a County maintained road(right of way unknown) and containing 1.73 acres, more or less. at public sale, to the highest and best bidder, for cash, public sale, to the highest and best bidder, at www.okaloosa.realforeclose.com, at 11:00 A.M., on July 22, 2011 A person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the lis pendens, must file a claim within 60 days after the sale. DON W. HOWARD, CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT BY: Kim Bouhall As Deputy Clerk If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact: Sheila Sims, 190 Governmental Center, 5th floor, Pensacola, FL (850) 595-4400 at least 7 days before your scheduled court appearance, or immediately upon receiving this notification if the time before scheduled appearance is less than 7 days; if you are hearing/voice impaired, call 711. Tony Andr, Esq. Courvoisier Centre II, Ste. 500 601 Brickell Key Drive Miami, FL 33131 Tel. (305) 679-5700 Fax (305) 679-5710

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SP O RT S www.crestviewbulletin.com Saturday July 16, 2011 A Page 14 Section News & NOTES CHS volleyball camps The Crestview High School volleyball team will conduct camps for middle school and high school girls next week. The middle school camp is for players entering grades 6-8 and will be 8 a.m. to noon Monday and Tuesday, July 18-19, in the CHS gym. Registration is at 7:30 a.m. Monday. The high school camp is for girls entering grades 9-12 and will be 8 a.m. to noon Wednesday and Thursday. Registration will start at 7:30 a.m. Wednesday. Cost of both camps is $30 per player and $10 for each additional sibling. CHS volleyball tryouts The Crestview volleyball team will conduct tryouts Aug. 1-5 from 10 a.m. to noon in the Crestview gym for girls grades 9-12. Golf Foxwood C.C. Thursday Lowball, July 7 1. David Smith, Alan Parsons, Skipper Kemp, Aaron Daniel, Brian Kamowski -16 2. Linc Hochmuth, James Hochmuth, Janel York, Dale Anderson -14 3. Don Widmaier, Jesse Dennis, Richard Lawson, Tim Crew, David Hinnant -13 Foxwood C.C. Sunday Lowball, July 10 1. Jeff Holmes, Heidi Blair, John Blair, Richard Lawson -12 2. Tim OHara, Steve Whiddon, Frank Carr, Jerry Maughon, Archie Perez -12 3. Marc Knitter, David Smith, Jacob Williams, Dillon Dwyer, Jesse Dennis -12 4. Bad Gutnik, Janel York, Gene Cox, Bob Langdon -10 5. Tom Prier, Larry Fordyce, Dean Martin, Pat Martin -9 Bass tournament to benet charity The 2011 AGLA Bass Tournament is set for Aug. 6 at Marina Village in Freeport. A $3,000 payout is at stake in this annual tournament in memory of local angler Bob Zdenek. Angler entry fees are $110 per boat. Rafe prizes, door prizes and a silent auction will help raise funds for child abuse and neglect victims served at the Emerald Coast Childrens Advocacy Center. Sponsors include American General Life Insurance Company, WTKE 100.3 The Ticket, Marina Village, Yamaha, Skeeter Boats, Quality Toyota, the Walton County Sheriffs Ofce, American Residential Services, Gulf Coast Immediate Care, One Hour Heating & A/C, Wise Equipment, Ritz Foods and Harbor Docks. Attendees will have two anglers per boat and will depart at rst light. There will be plenty of family fun: a car show, arts and crafts booths, food, demonstration boat rides, a giant waterslide for the kids and live entertainment. Family Fun Day is free and open to the public. Interested anglers should visit www.aglabass2011. eventbrite.com. Arts and crafts vendor spaces are available for $25 each and may be secured by calling Joy Hudson at 833-9237, ext. 256. By Bill Gamblin Florida Freedom Newspapers P ENS AC O LA There might have been Blues on the Beach in Pensacola, but it was all orange and blue on Airport Boulevard when Auburn head football coach Gene Chizik visited on his book tour. Chizik, who led Auburn to its rst national title in 53 years when the Tigers defeated Oregon in the BCS Championship in Glendale, Ariz., last season, was welcomed by hundreds of fans who lled the Pensacola Barnes & Noble with chants of War Eagle while the Tigers ght song played in the background. One of the people in line waiting to get an autograph and glimpse of the Auburn head coach had been waiting in the parking lot since midnight. I left from Panama City as soon as I got off from work, said Megan Teeple, who was at the front of the line. I knew when I got home I wouldnt be able to sleep, so I came on over. I am very excited about today. This is an early start to the football season for me. Others did not get there quite as early, but they were just as excited to meet the man who brought the Auburn football program back to national prominence in just his second year. The team nished its 2010 season 14-0. The last time Auburn won the national title, I was 1 year old, said Roger Blaylock from Milton. I emailed my wife and told her where I was going today. Blaylock, the engineer for Santa Rosa County, fell in love with the Tigers in 1972 when they blocked two punts to defeat Alabama. This is the culmination of a longstanding family tradition, Blaylock said. I was torn between Auburn and the University of Florida, where I had an ROTC scholarship. I decided to go to the Coast Guard Academy and after two years decided it was not for me and ended up at Auburn, where I got my civil engineering degree. Chizik, who used this book to reect back on his championship season, focuses on three things many SEC football fans value: football, family and faith. This is a good football book focusing on a special journey and team building, Chizik said. With some of the events the book covers and how my wife and I dealt with them, it is a good faith piece as well. You dont have to be a football fan to enjoy this book, as I want to bring hope and encouragement to the people who read it. Two years ago, Chizik was selected to succeed Tommy Tuberville. Chizik had been Tubervilles defensive coordinator when Auburn went 13-0, but he came to the position with a 5-19 record as a head coach at Iowa State. I understand how people felt, but I had to rely on my faith and had great vision, Chizik said. I had to block out all of the external stuff and respect the opinion of those who selected me. I had a job to win championships, to coach players in the game of football and to help young men grow in life. Despite all of the attention the coach has received since winning the national championship, he has tried not to let it affect him. For me, I am the same person and my life is the same, Chizik said. For the Auburn family, it is a signicant change as the fans have not experienced this in 53 years. Some feel the Tigers might be complacent, but Chizik said he doesnt feel that will be the case because Auburn has to replace 23 seniors and three juniors. That includes players like Cam Newton, who was the rst selection of the Carolina Panthers in the 2011 draft, and Nick Fairley, who was taken 13th by the Detroit Lions. You might worry about complacency if we had a lot of returning starters, Chizik said. But we have a lot of new names and faces with our young guys out there battling and eager for their chance. In All In, which was ying off the shelves, Chizik says at rst, he was not interested in a junior college quarterback, which future star Cam Newton was before his time as a Tiger. It was an awesome year with Cam and a blast, said Chizik, who at rst thought he was a defensive end. Be mindful he is more than a great player, he is a great kid. You have to remember that on his own, he went to a local elementary school to mentor young kids there. Since Newton has been drafted, Chizik and his former quarterback have stayed in touch. Newton is trying to make the adjustment while the NFL lockout continues well beyond 100 days. Despite looking forward to the next season, Chizik said his book was a good opportunity for reection. I nd it funny, but coaches in general look to the next thing, Chizik said. Recruiting, spring practice and the football season, but this offered me a chance to look back and reect, which is something I normally wouldnt do. Chizik also likely would not have had the chance to be the honorable starter at the Aarons 499 or some other opportunities that have presented themselves. Talladega is one of the things that rank up there that I have done since winning the national title game, as well as going to the ESPYs, Chizik said. One thing that hasnt changed is his message to the kids: being All In all the time. I tell kids all the time to do the right thing, Chizik said. I remind them not to get involved in the game of trivial pursuit, pursuing trivial things that dont really matter. Make good decisions, and remember the decisions you make will affect you for the rest of your life. Auburn football coach has book signing in Pensacola Photos by BI LL G A M BL IN | Florida Freedom Newspapers Auburn University fans came decked out in orange and blue to get books and other items signed by Auburn head football coach Gene Chizik, above at a stop on his book tour in Pensacola. Local golf pro waiting for an Open door By Randy Dickson randyd@crestviewbulletin.com Dave Thompson didnt get off to a good start June 27 as he tried to qualify for the U.S. Senior Open golf tournament. The Foxwood Country Club teaching pro shot a 40 on the front nine at Gaines ville County Club, which included a double bogey on the second hole. But the veteran golfer didnt panic; he knew things can change quickly in golf. Thompson shot a 31 on the back nine to earn a second alter nate slot for the tournament set for July 25-31 at the Inverness Club in Toledo, Ohio. Jim Chancey, one of the guys that qualied (for the Open), shot 70 and he beat me by seven shots on the front nine (with a 31), Thompson said. But then on the back nine, things changed. We basically had to wait 40 minutes before we hit the next golf shot. That gave me time to sim mer down and get my composure and thinking good again. I told my caddy, Im not done. I said, Weve still got nine holes to play, and if nothing else, Im going to shoot a respectable score on the back nine. A birdie on the 220-yard par three No. 11 hole started Thomp sons run of ve birdies in the last eight holes that took him to the brink of the Open. But in the end, he couldnt overcome the slow start. He picked up the second al ternate spot after a playoff. The rst alternate spot went to DeFuniak Springs pro Don Re ese, who shot a 70 in the qualier. Now the 52-year old Thomp son is in waiting mode, along with his good friend Reese. The two players that made the spots in front of us (in Gaines ville) would have to drop out for both of us to get in, Thompson said. If only one drops out, then Reese gets the call, but there is sill a chance that both Thompson and Reese could get called from a list of qualiers from across the United States, Im not wishing bad on any body, but John Daly made it as a ninth alternate, if you will re member, when he won the PGA championship (in 1991), so you never can tell, Thompson said. You can get the call the day before golf tournament, so you had better be ready to go at any time. This isnt he rst time Thomp son has been close to playing in a U.S. Open. He was an alternate earlier in his career, but he didnt get the call to join the fun that year. Thompson has never played Inverness, but he said he thinks his game is suited for the course, which favors players who keep the ball in play over those who hit it long. For now, Thompson is biding his time as he hopes for the call telling him hes in the tourna ment. Waiting has probably been tougher than the golf tourna ment itself, he said. Even at the qualifying tournament, I teed off that morning at 8 a.m., and it was 5 p.m. before I got in a play off to get second alternate. So I had a long day, and it has been like that ever since. It has been wait, wait, wait. While he is waiting, Thompson continues to practice each day at Foxwood. I get here at 5 oclock in the morn ing ve days a week and hit golf balls be fore we open at 6, he said And I usu ally work from 6-10 a.m. outside helping out, and then I practice and play. I chip and putt a lot. So Im physi cally ready all the time. Mentally, you just want to play condent and know you have the ability to shoot under par on any golf course on any day.


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