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A5 REAL ESTATE ......................... A6 CLASSIFIEDS ......................... A7 SPORTS .............................. A10 F L O R I D A P R E S S A S S O C I A T I O N 1998 A ward W inning Newspaper Florida Pr ess Association Better W eekly Newspaper Contest Phone: 850-682-6524 Website: crestviewbulletin.com Fax: 850-682-2246 Painting for a cause A6 Pizza franchise supports National Breast Cancer Foundation Advertorial Special to the News Bulletin Hungry Howies is taking action to help save lives by partnering with the National Breast Cancer Foun dation, one of the leading breast cancer organizations in the world. NBCFs mission is to increase awareness about breast cancer through education and by providing mammograms to those in need. In support of Breast Cancer Awareness Month in October, Hungry Howies goal is to raise more than $230,000 for NBCF in 2011, topping the $160,000 raised in 2010. Hungry Howies will go pink a third year in a row, with pizzas being served in pink boxes and decorated with the breast cancer awareness ribbon. For every Project Pill a step closer to partnership Final offer given to Southern Pharmaceutical By Brian Hughes email@example.com The Crestview City Council received a report that offered hope for attracting a pharmaceu tical manufacturing rm to the city and took another step in the renovation of the historic down town Alatex Building at its Sept. 26 meeting. Cobalt Blue consultants Henry Keller and former Destin Mayor Craig Barker reported on the progress of Project Pill, an effort to lure Alabama-based Southern Pharmaceutical to Crestview. We had a call today from En terprise Florida in Tallahassee, Keller said. They have complet ed a nal offer to the company. We believe we are in a good competi tive position. Keller praised the quality of Crestviews workforce as well as a resolution of support from the city and said Southern Pharma ceutical viewed both factors fa vorably. This will bring in quite a few jobs, wont it? Council President Charles Baugh Jr. asked. The manufacturing plant will bring 120 high-paying blue-collar jobs to the area, Keller said, and the Florida A&M University Ru ral Diversity Healthcare Center in the Alatex Building will part ner with the company. ABOUT NA TIONAL BREAST CANCER FOUNDA TION, INC. Recognized as one of the leading breast cancer organizations in the world, NBCFs mission is to increase awareness about breast cancer signs and symptoms through education, early detection and by providing mammograms to those in need. NBCF provides Help for Today ... Hope For Tomorrow through its National Mammography Program, Early Detection Plan, MyNBCF online social community, Beyond The Shock forum and breast cancer research programs. For more information, visit www.nbcf.org Hungry Howies goes pink 36th Year Number 79 10 Pages 1 Section Packed chamber shows its support for city council By Brian Hughes firstname.lastname@example.org The Crestview City Coun cils Monday night meeting was held before a packed, standingroom-only audience, some of whom held aloft Support Our City Council signs that had been stacked by the door, in reference to an unfolding inves tigation involving alleged viola tions of Floridas Sunshine law. Thank you for your many prayers and well wishes of support, Council President Charles Baugh Jr. said as the regularly scheduled meeting came to order. The council is ready to move forward, and with your help, we will contin ue to make Crestview a better place for all our citizens. As reported in the News Bul letin, the state attorneys ofce had announced Sept. 21 that it will sift through more than 5,000 council email records to determine whether members have violated the law by dis cussing city business outside of required public forums. The emails were obtained through a public records re quest led by the Northwest SIGNS OF SUPPORT BRI AN H U GH E S | News Bulletin County Commissioner Wayne Harris holds up a sign showing his support for the Crestview City Council members who are under investigation for alleged violations of the state Sunshine law. False alarm A4 See HOWIES A3 See PILL A3 See SIGNS A3 Saturday, OC TOBER 1 2011 Special section | INSIDE
Local A2 | Crestview News Bulletin Saturday, October 1, 2011 To report news, for information, subscriptions and advertising, call 682-6524. N EWS I NFORMATION I NTERIM P UBLISHER E DITOR O FFICE S TAFF . . . RECEPTIONIST . . CIRCULATION ASSISTANT A DVERTISING I NFORMATION AD CONSULTANT AD CONSULTANT MEDIA CONSULTANT E DITORIAL REPORTER ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT EDITOR REPORTER SPORTS EDITOR TYPESETTING P RODUCTION PRODUCTION C IRCULATION I NFORMATION 682-6524 In County 13 weeks ...........................$9.45 26 weeks .........................$17.85 52 weeks .........................$32.76 Out of County 13 weeks .........................$14.70 26 weeks .........................$23.10 52 weeks .........................$38.01 SUBSCRIPTION RATES From staff reports ALZHEIMERS SUPPORT : Alzheimers Family Services provides support groups and educational opportunities for family members or friends coping with a loved one with Alzheimers disease. A support group will discuss Tips on Providing Personal Care to the Alzheimers Patient at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 11, at Covenant Hospice, 370 W. Redstone Drive, Crestview. Attendance is free and respite care is available. To register for this support group or for additional information, call 478-7790 or visit www. AlzFamServ.org. BLOOD DRIVE EVENTS : This Saturday, Oct. 1, past, present and future blood donors are encouraged to give their gifts of life to help local patients ght cancer. Each donor receives a wellness check, free cholesterol screening and a $5 Walmart gift card for their donation. Visit the bloodmobiles from noon to 6 p.m. Crestviews will be held at Walmart on S. Ferdon Blvd.; Fort Waltons will be held at the Walmart on Beal Parkway; and Pensacolas will be held at the Walmarts on U.S. Highway 29 and Blue Angel Parkway. Call 473-3853 for information or check the website at www.nfbcblood. org. ELDER INFORMATION FAIR : Saturday, Oct. 8, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Crestview Public Library with free blood sugar, blood pressure, and Velscope oral cancer screenings. The library is located at 1445 Commerce Drive (behind the post ofce). For more information, call Gwen Rhodes, Aging Resource Center, at 866-531-8011. CHRISTMAS BAZAAR: Our Lady of Victory Knights of Columbus Ladies Auxiliary is having their annual Christmas bazaar Saturday, Oct. 1, at the Knights of Columbus Hall on U.S. Highway 90 in Crestview. There will be a bake sale, rafe for a weekend at the Imperial Palace in Biloxi, and many other items. Come do your Christmas shopping. LDS GENERAL CONFERENCE: In lieu of regular meetings in the Fort Walton Beach Stake consisting of Olive Branch, DeFuniak Springs Ward, Crestview Wards I and II, Niceville Ward, Sandestin Branch and Fort Walton Beach Wards I and II, the following schedule will be observed for General Conference: Saturday, Oct. 1: Broadcast times 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. and 3-5 p.m. Priesthood broadcast 7-9 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 2: Broadcast times 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. and 3 -5 p.m. RELAY KICKOFF: A 6 p.m. kickoff party/meeting for the 2012 Crestview Relay for Life will be held Oct. 10 at Ms. Bs Barbecue in Crestview. Existing teams and new teams are invited to attend and bring their $100 registration fee with them to sign up. For more information, call Krystal Jackson at 420-4805. BULOVA PRIZE: The Laurel Hill Hobo Festival Committee is holding a drawing at the Oct. 8 Hobo Festival ($1 per ticket) for a Bulova Caravelle ladies bracelet watch. You need not be present to win. Tickets can be purchased at Farm World, Laurel Hill Grill, and Laurel Hill City Hall, or by contacting members of the committee. JOY: You are invited to attend the JOY Group meeting at First Baptist Church in Crestview, on Oct. 4, at 10 a.m., in the fellowship hall. Program for this meeting will be The Training of Medical Dogs. Please bring a covered dish and come join us. BOOK SALE: The Friends of the Crestview Library will hold the fall book sale at the library Oct. 7-9. Friday hours are 5-8 p.m. for a preview sale, and nonmembers are charged a $2 entry fee. Friends members are admitted free of charge. There is no admission fee Saturday and Sunday. Hours are 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. HOMECOMING: First Baptist Church of Milligan will celebrate its 147th anniversary with Homecoming Sunday, Oct. 2. Activities will include Sunday School at 9:45 a.m. and morning worship with Brother Richard Martin preaching at the 11 a.m. service. A covered dish luncheon will be served at noon, and Philip and Laura Garrett will provide special music in the afternoon. The Rev. Ted Jernigan and the congregation invite everyone to attend. SUPERNANNY : The producers of Lifetimes parenting series, Americas Supernanny, are currently casting for families, and will be in Florida and Georgia in a few weeks. If you are interested in the show or know someone who might be, call 323-9044680, ext. 1177, or email gfattorini@shedmediaus. com. The casting team will follow up and schedule an in-home interview. FESTIVAL VENDORS: The Hobo Festival Committee is now taking applications from vendors for the Saturday, Oct. 8, Hobo Festival, which will be held from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Gene Clary Park, Laurel Hill. The free, family oriented festival will have arts, crafts and food vendors, live musical entertainment, a car show, a live auction, with donated items and free activities for children. Booth rentals are $25 for electric and $20 for non-electric. Please call Nita Miller at 652-4441 or 546-0725 for an application or any questions. CLASS OF 76 REUNION: Crestview Highs 1976 graduates are planning an Oct. 28 and 29 reunion for homecoming. To attend, contact Kenny Rogers at 689-7177 or email@example.com. k12..us. COMMUNITY HEALTH FAIR: The 5th annual Community Health Fair will be held Saturday, Oct. 22, from 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Crestview Community Center, 1446 Commerce Drive, Crestview. Screening tests and other healthrelated information will be available, as well as a kids corner, entertainment, food and fun. For more information, contact the Crestview Area Chamber of Commerce at 682-3212. GSOC MEETINGS: The Genealogical Society of Okaloosa County meets every second Saturday at the Heritage Museum, located at 115 Westview Ave., Valparaiso, across from the city park. For more information, contact Martha Trau at 259-4351. FOSTER AGENCY IN NEED OF BEDS: Lakeview Centers FamiliesFirst Network is in need of beds for children in protective services. Bunk beds, twin beds and toddler beds are needed to help local families. Beds do not have to be new, just in good condition. If you have beds that you would like to donate, please contact Elsie Green at 833-3840 or 585-1368. DOG DAZE : All wellbehaved dogs over 6 months of age are invited to participate in Dog Days 2011 at Fort Walton Beach Landing on Saturday, Oct. 15. The event runs from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., with a day of fur-lled activities planned by a dedicated group of canine lovers. Registration is necessary upon arrival. A $3 registration donation per dog is requested and appreciated. Pet owners must show proof of current rabies vaccination, must keep pets on a solid, nonretractable leash at all times, and are responsible for cleaning up after their pets. News Bulletins email address to change The Crestview News Bulletins email for announcements and obituaries is being changed. Soon, okpublishing@crestviewbulletin. com will no longer be operable. Please email announcements, church briefs and community events to our new email address, which is firstname.lastname@example.org. Reporter and Arts & Entertainment Editor Brian Hughes can be reached at brianh@ crestviewbulletin.com. Reporter Paula Kelley can be reached at email@example.com. Sports Editor Randy Dickson can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org. Editor Michael Stewart can be reached at michaels@ crestviewbulletin.com. MAIN OFFICE 1301 Industrial Drive Crestview, FL 32539 850-682-5111 DOWNTOWN MOTOR BANK 385 North Spring St. Crestview, FL 32536 850-682-5112 SOUTHSIDE OFFICE 2541 S. Hwy 85 Crestview, FL 32539 850-682-3111 www.fnbcrestview.com YourHometownBankSince1956! Your Hometown Bank Since 1956! 3026509 Whats HAPPENING CORRECTION In the Saturday, Sept. 24, issue of the Bulletin, the national 800 number for the Seniors Vs. Crime ofce was listed incorrectly. The correct number is 800-203-3099. Dorcas re tax a burden Dorcas is a small community outside of Crestview with many acres of woodlands with no homes on them. On Sept. 15th I attended a public hearing held by the Dorcas Volunteer Fire District. I am appalled, scared and amazed that ve unelected people can sit at a table and increase my property tax. I dont believe this to be legal but like all the other tax-paying citizens who were there, I felt helpless to stop it! We asked questions but got no answers. They just sat there and looked at us. We voiced opposition that fell on deaf ears. The Dorcas re board said the meeting was for input only and that they would not be answering our questions! Excuse me! I thought this was America remember no taxation without representation! The re district stated that they were short on funds and needed the extra money. However, they had their own attorney present if the re district is short on funds, who is paying the attorney and for what, if this is all legal and aboveboard. The secretary and bookkeeper for the re district is the wife of the re chief. No help there! Is that a conict of interest or what! The American taxpayer is already over-burdened and the property owners in Okaloosa County carry a heavy load. Stop and think about what we are losing in America! It is our freedom and our rights. They are being trampled upon and taken away from us every day. I am opposed to the lifting of the re increase cap and the increase in the re tax by the Dorcas Volunteer Fire District. I am very unsure about the legal right to do this! Susan Hollingshead Crestview LETTER TO THE EDITOR
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If the city is successful in attracting South ern Pharmaceutical, others most likely will follow. If we get that pill factory, theyre going to be knocking down our doors to bring others, Harris said. I can tell you this is not a slight undertaking, Barker said. We would not even have a seat at the table without the support of the citizens of Crestview. This is a partnership that expands be yond the borders of Crestview. In another matter, Adminis trative Services Director Mike Wing presented a request by FAMU on behalf of its contrac tor, Peter Brown Construction of Clearwater, to waive inspection fees involved in the remodeling of the Alatex Building. There are four fees that are part of the permitting process, Wing said, including a $1,094 ra don inspection fee, which is the only permit for which a waiver would cost the city money be cause the fee must be submitted to the state. The others are local fees for services the city wouldnt have to undertake. Brad Will, vice president of operations for Peter Brown Construction, assured the coun cil that his rm would not gain nancially from the fee waiver, which would only benet the uni versity. They (FAMU) assume the role of inspection on their own projects, Wing said. Its a pe culiarity of Florida. Most of the schools, including the Okaloosa County School District, do just what FAMU is doing. They have their own inspectors. The total amount the city would waive, including contrac tor registration, building permit and permit processing fees, is about $36,500. Council Mem ber Tim Grandberrys motion to waive all but the state radon inspection fee passed unani mously. Were very excited for the community, and the product thats going to come out of that is going to be very beautiful, and its going to preserve the historic aspect of it, Will said. PILL from page A1 large pizza purchased at Flor ida and Alabama locations in October, Hungry Howies will make a donation to NBCF. Up to an additional $1 will also be donated to NBCF when customers purchase pink rib bon magnets at Hungry How ies locations and share their stories of hope and inspira tion about their experience with breast cancer on Hungry Howies Facebook page. Janelle Hail, founder/CEO of the National Breast Can cer Foundation and a 30-year breast cancer survivor, said, The rst time I hugged a woman who was provided a mammogram through NB CFs help was like holding love in my arms. Today, I live my life with hope for my future and want to share those expe riences. Hungry Howies Love, Hope & Pizza campaign begins to day and runs throughout the month of October. As a community, we can help to heal the lives of pa tients and their loved ones, Hungry Howies founder Jim Hearn said. We can face the challenge of breast cancer and make a difference together. ABOUT HUNGRY HOWIES Founded in 1973, Hungry Howies is one of the nations largest pizza franchises and originator of the Flavored Crust Pizza. With approximately 564 locations in 22 states, Hungry Howies was ranked in the top 100 of Entrepreneurs Franchise 500 in 2009. For more information about Hungry Howies, visit www. hungryhowies.com HOWIES from page A1 Florida Daily News, Crestview radio station WJSB/WAAZ and the WCVCTV website after sev eral emails were obtained by the media that indicated the law might have been broken. The chamber audience sat patiently while the council conducted the citys business. Then, during the public com ment period, several speakers approached the podium to ex press support for the council. At their head was Ken Nielsen, who operates the WCVCTV website. Im humbled to come be fore you today with regrets for the way that I did the story, Nielsen said. I learned a valu able lesson. Im not here be cause Im fearful of the nan cial repercussions that may come Im here because of the black eye I gave the city and the council. Nielsen was followed by Okaloosa County Commis sioner Wayne Harris, who said he considered Baugh his best friend here, adding, These are my friends, folks. You hurt my friends, you hurt me. Harris praised the accom plishments of the council since it was seated in April, including reducing the millage rate, bal ancing the budget and holding department heads and their employees accountable for their actions. Im proud to call you my friends, Harris said. Sabu Williams, a deacon at his church and president of the regional NAACP chapter, cau tioned the council members, I did want to challenge you not to get your heads big with all the accolades weve heard tonight. Crestview is on the rise, and I think the people who are here tonight are here to tell you we want to work with you. Council members then of fered words of support to each other. Were at harmony when were trying to do the work of the city, Helt said. I respect and I admire every person here. I would stand to the integrity of every person here. Im even more prouder to see the citizens here tonight to support the council mem bers, Council Member Tim Grandberry said. Nobody has an agenda. We want to support Crestview. Baugh also thanked the au dience for their support. The ve of us, including our mayor and deputy clerk, would never intentionally do anything to sully the name of the city of Crestview and bring dishonor to you, Baugh said. Special to the News Bulletin FORT W AL TON BEACH Okaloosa County Tax Collector Ben An derson released a Report to the Citizens of Okaloosa County on Wednesday revealing the results of a recent forensic audit. Ander son, appointed tax collector in August to fulll the remainder of Chris Hughes term, said in a press conference, Its time to close the door on what happened under the previous administra tion and move forward with busi ness at hand. Anderson retained the CPA rm Carr, Riggs and Ingram to conduct the forensic audit in an effort to delineate between the last 18 years under Hughes and the present administration. An derson said, The only way to start fresh is to make sure the past is behind us, and the audit was a logical starting point. Glenn Gillyard, a certied pub lic accountant and certied fraud examiner with a background in law enforcement, headed the team from Carr, Riggs and In gram. A forensic audit is a more fo cused approach to potential prob lem areas, Gillyard said. Our intent in this investigation was to evaluate what happened in the past and determine if future expenditures can be more cost effective and result in a more ef cient operation. The forensic audit covered a span of ve years, from Oct. 1, 2006, to June 30, 2011. It covered employee compensation, bonus es and benets, travel, internal controls and did a comparative analysis with other tax collector ofces in the region. Though nothing illegal was found, the pay structure was overly excessive and generous, Anderson said of the report. Recommendations made from the report included restructuring upper management, reevaluat ing travel and education prac tices, and purchasing documen tation. Anderson noted that after almost two months in ofce, he has implemented a spherical ap proach to management rather than the previous hierarchal ap proach. In the process, he has eliminated the positions of chief deputy tax collector and the as sistant tax collector. Through the administrative reorganization and resignations, he has reduced upper-level administrative sala ries almost 31 percent. Anderson said he will apply better business practices. I want to build on the good that was found and move forward with positive improvements to enhance and grow our services to the citizens of Okaloosa Coun ty, including the military commu nity, he said. Anderson offered information on some other changes at the tax collectors ofce. An employee once referred to as a clerk will now be called a customer service agent, and what was once the Customer Service Center will now be called Customer Service and Process ing Center, Anderson said. New tax collector closes door on ofce history BRI A N H UG H ES | News Bulletin Brad Will, vice president of operations for Peter Brown Construction, left, waits at the back of the city council chamber as council members discuss waiving permit fees for his companys renovation of the Alatex Building. BRI A N H UG H ES | News Bulletin A sign belonging to a member of the audience at Monday evenings city council meeting rests by her chair. SIGNS from page A1
Local A4 | Crestview News Bulletin Saturday, October 1, 2011 By Brian Hughes email@example.com The brouhaha over the bungled award of a con tract to operate Crest views ballpark concession stands continues. The city received an attorneys letter requesting more than $22,000 in compensa tion for the woman whose winning bid was tossed out when the city council voted to rescind the award and reopen bidding. At the recommenda tion of Council President Charles Baugh Jr., the council voted at its Aug. 8 meeting to award the contract to Dawn Sledge, although the committee formed to select a con cessionaire had recom mended the partnership of Bonda Todd and Gia DeMario. Todd and DeMario re tained the services of at torney Bert Moore, led a formal bid protest, and threatened legal action against the city, claiming the bidding criteria were vague. This led city attor ney Ben Holley to recom mend the council scrap the bids, rescind the award, revise the bidding criteria to be more specic and re open the bidding process. The council unanimous ly voted Sept. 14 to follow Holleys advice. Sledge said, under the impression that she would be awarded the contract, she invested money to prepare the con cession stands, purchase equipment and obtain the licenses required for the city to issue her a contract, she told the council. Just because you se lect somebody as the best bid doesnt mean they have the contract, and there was never a contract entered into, Holley said. I spent $1,300 of my money to get the licensing based on my proposal be cause I thought I won it, Sledge said. However, attorney Ash ley Rogers letter to the city enumerated far more than that amount, demanding the city reimburse Sledge $22,064.08, including $222 for mileage, $2,460 for expenses incurred on and after Aug. 8, and $4,846 for labor. Mrs. Sledge val ues her time, the letter explained when request ing compensation for 121 hours at $40 per hour. Im not sure where shes putting forward those hours, Holley said. Thats a pretty good sal ary for fixing up a conces sion stand. Id like to get that salary. Rogers also requested $8,786 compensation for missed opportunities, including abandoning ef forts to be a substitute school teacher and missed chances to provide food vendor services at two re gional festivals. Attorneys fees of $750 were also in cluded in the request. Sledge also claimed $726 in license fees, al though when Baugh rec ommended her services, he said Sledge already has licenses and experi ence, citing them as an advantage over selecting the Todd-DeMario part nership. Among expenses sub mitted for reimbursement were $260 in automotive repairs and $167 in auto supplies for a 2003 Chev rolet Trailblazer that, Rog ers letter stated, Sledge otherwise would not have repaired. An annotation on the itemization said Sledge needed a reliable vehicle and big enough for equipment. On Sledges behalf, Rogers also requested $5,000 because Mrs. Sledge endured extensive, undue burden during the process, including neg ative publicity in local media. Sledges request was to be discussed at Monday evenings city council meeting, however, Holley said, Rogers instead filed a bid protest and asked that their appearance be removed from the agen da. I dont know what shes going to get out of it, Hol ley said, speculating that Sledges bid pro test was filed to assure all redress procedures had been followed before Sledge took the city to court. I hope we get it all re solved, Holley said. 2039780 $ 29 00 Must present coupon. 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I would have noticed this kind of leakage, Roberts said. Id like a little mercy. Ive already paid the bill; I couldnt afford the late fees on this one. Roberts said he had spo ken with city ofcials, includ ing Public Works Director Wayne Steele, and believes there was a problem with his water meter. Steele said his department installed a new meter, but more than 35,000 gallons of water were already registered between Sept. 21 and Sept. 25. He felt from experience that there could be a broken under ground pipe. You cant just hide 10,000 gallons a day, Roberts said. It was like a tanker came out and lled up and they hauled it off. The council asked Public Works staff to assist Roberts in identifying the cause for the excess usage. In other matters, Mayor David Cadle reported he has been receiving repeat ed messages from music licensing rm BMI, which complained the city is not in compliance with the mu sic on our phones, and were not covered by all the music in our Christmas parade or in the library when they have a program, Cadle said. The $309 licensing fee BMI demanded covers about 70 percent of all recorded music, Cadle explained. Administrative Services Director Mike Wing said the city was licensed by another music licensing company and thought it covered all music the city shares with citizens. Program director Cal Zethmayr of local radio sta tions WAAZ/WJSB said his station pays 8 percent of its prot to BMI. Theyre getting a bar gain, Zethmayr said of the city. In mock seriousness, Cadle also stated to ap plause, There are a lot of very strong issues facing this city. I judge them by the many phone calls I get in my ofce and Im ready to make a statement tonight: Trickor-treating will be Oct. 31. In other business, the council: Heard a recommenda tion from Council Member Robyn Helt to update the citys Land Development Code to bring properties with non-conforming uses into compliance. Wing agreed to prepare a revised policy. Agreed to allocate $21,400 more to insulate the ceiling of Twin Hills Park gym when, after repeated questioning by Steeles staff, the low bidder realized a mistake had been made in their bid. Their revised price of $36,400 to repair the ceiling was still the low est. The request passed unanimously. Work will start Wednes day, Steele reported, nish in two weeks and then an other company will begin resurfacing the oors. Unanimously agreed to buy a $495 color ad in the Crestview Area Chamber of Commerce 2012 community prole guide. This is another way to show the city of Crestview is on the map and doing good things, Council Member Tim Grandberry said. Guns, water and music: Council addresses diverse issues BRIAN HUGHES | Crestview News Bulletin City department heads, right, and council members, at dais, prepare for the start of the Sept. 26 Crestview City Council meeting. A ag girl rehearsing her twirling technique inadvertently set off a re alarm at Crestview High School around 7:30 Wednesday morning when her agpole hit an alarm box in the auditorium. It scared her to death, Principal Bob Jones said. Students and staff performed an orderly evacuation as the Crestview Fire Department checked the alarm and turned it off. Jones said the school must hold 10 re drills a year and we can count this one as a drill. BRIAN HUGHES | News Bulletin ALARMING PERFORMANCE Bidder requests $22K compensation for tossed contract
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EXPIRES DECEMBER 31, 2011 850 6822012 Call Now For Tee Time Round of Golf! Cart Included $ 29 +TAX GOOD ANYTIME MONDAY THROUGH SUNDAY Faith Crestview News Bulletin | A5 Saturday, October 1, 2011 Loving moth er, sister, aunt and friend, Bill (Willie Lou) Hol land, entered into eternal life on Monday, Sept. 26, 2011. Graveside services were held Thursday, Sept. 29, at 11 a.m. at Beda Cemetery in the community of Wing, Ala., with Keahey Funeral Home directing. She is survived by her daughters and sons-inlaw, Cindy and Danny Brunson of Blackman, Melinda and Greg Childs of Katy, Texas; son and daughter-in-law, Van and Melissa Steele of Black man; beloved friend Charles Hewett of Milli gan; brothers and sisterin-law, Jimmy Holland of Crestview and John and Ann Holland of Andalu sia, Ala.; and sister Dot Cushing of Pensacola. Grandchildren are Daniel, Auna, Christina and James Brunson, Amanda Bryan, Christie King, Kim Rollen, An thony Remmers, Chris topher and Nicholas Steele. Great-grandchil dren are Taylor and Em ily King, and Grace and Lily Rollen. Left behind are also numerous cous ins, nieces and nephews. Bill was preceded in death by her parents, Bera Franklin Hol land and Alma Inez Thompson Holland of Falco, Ala.; brother B. F. Holland of Ma con, Ga.; sisters Merle Henley Rodgers of Wing, Margie Gay of Pensacola and Doris Cushing War ren of Innerarity Point. She graduated from Escambia Farms School, attended Florida State University; graduated from Pensacola Junior College and the Uni versity of West Florida, earning a masters degree in education. She was an educator at Brownsville Middle School in Pensacola and retired from teaching at Baker School in Oka loosa County. Those who wish to may make contributions to the Leukemia/Lym phoma Society at www. lls.org in her honor. The family expresses sincere gratitude for all who have called, come by, provided food or prayed for them during this time. 1 John 5:11 Sign, leave a remem brance or view the guest book for Bill Holland online at www.crestview bulletin.com. Bill (Willie Lou) Holland BILL HOLLAND Obituary I have been fairly gullible throughout life. One episode really sticks out for me. Many years ago when I was searching for my rst church position out of seminary, my wife and I drove to a church just outside Rochester, N.Y. It was way up on Lake Ontario. The directions from the senior pastor said we would know we were close when we saw two water towers right next to each other. Then he put in parentheses, One for cold water, the other for hot water. I believed him although I thought one for hot water was strange. I gured the town was so far north that they needed a hot water tank, not for homes, but to keep the city water pipes from freezing in the wintertime. When I asked the senior pastor about it, he looked at me like Id just fallen off the turnip truck. Perhaps I had. Had I checked out that little niggling of doubt about the hot water tank, I would have saved myself a lot of embarrassment. I could have asked for proof, but instead, I took him at his word, not realizing he was making a joke. Adults want proof. But children are completely different. Children dont have to see something in order to believe it exists. Look at the way children readily react toward Santa Claus, the Easter Bunny, and the Tooth Fairy just to name a few. There is no proof for them, but that doesnt matter. Their lives are greatly inuenced by their belief in them. When children are young, they also feel the same way about God and Jesus. They dont need proof. They simply accept the teaching of their existence and love. Children learn to believe and love back. So when do children stop believing in things unseen? Most often when they are teased by others. Or when expectations are not met. Or when questions are asked but answers are not satisfying. Or when prayers are not answered according to their desire. As we grow we tend to want to have things go our own way. We tend to want our ideas to be followed, our desires to be fullled. And when that doesnt happen, we pout and do it our own way sometimes without care for the consequences. And where does this tend to lead us? Truthfully, it leads us to running after things that are actually of very little worth or importance in the grand scheme of life. What really counts in life? Seeking the things of God rather than the things of this earth. C.S. Lewis put it this way, Look for yourself and you will nd in the long run hatred, loneliness, despair, rage, ruin, and decay. But look for Christ and you will nd him, and with him everything else thrown in. Jesus put it this way, Seek rst for the kingdom of God and his righteousness, and all these things will be given to you as well. What will be given? Food, clothing and shelter the basic needs of life. But more importantly, Gods love, grace, and forgiveness, a sense of true satisfaction and contentment, a sense of calm knowing God will take care of you. There will be no need to worry knowing God will provide. God provides more than we can. Back in the days of the country store, a little boy used to go with his mother when she went shopping. The storekeeper always said, Take a handful of candy, son. But the boy never would. The storekeeper would reach into the box and give him a handful. One day his mother asked, Why is it, when he asks you to take a handful, you never do? The boy replied, Because his hands are bigger than mine. Not so dumb, huh? The little boy knew hed get more from the mans hands than from his own. We receive so much more from Gods hands than our own. God provides much more than we can provide for ourselves. His hands are a whole lot larger than ours. Relying on God is an act of trust and obedience. When we trust him, he will give us more than we can provide for ourselves. Just as he watches over the birds of the air and provides for them, just as he watches over the owers in the eld and provides for them, he will do for us. If humanity would stop fooling itself into believing we know better than God what we need, we would all be so much better off. God provides for our needs. We dont always get what we want, but we get what we need. The Rev. Mark Broadhead is pastor at Laurel Hill Presbyterian Church, 8115 Fourth Street, Laurel Hill (652-2164), and First Presbyterian Church of Crestview, 492 N. Ferdon Blvd. at the intersection of U.S. Highway 90 and State Road 85 (682-2835). Sunday worship is at 9 a.m. in Laurel Hill and 11 a.m. in Crestview. Website: www. rstpresbyterian-crestview. org. FROM THE PULPIT Seek the things of God rst MARK BROADHEAD Please turn in your church announcements to the News Bulletin by 5 p.m. Tuesday for the Saturday issue.L D S G ENERA L C ON F EREN C E In lieu of regular meetings in the Fort Walton Beach Stake consisting of Olive Branch, DeFuniak Springs Ward, Crestview Wards I and II, Niceville Ward, Sandestin Branch and Fort Walton Beach Wards I and II, the following schedule will be observed for General Conference: Saturday, Oct. 1: Broadcast times 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. and 3-5 p.m. Priesthood broadcast 7-9 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 2: Broadcast times 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. J O Y You are invited to attend the JOY group meeting at First Baptist Church in Crestview, on Oct. 4, at 10 a.m., in the fellowship hall. The program will be about the training of medical dogs. You are welcome to attend. Please bring a covered dish.RE V I V A L Shady Grove Assembly of God Church will host a revival featuring the Henry Johnson Family from Pensacola Sunday Oct. 2, through Wednesday, Oct. 5. Sunday night services are at 6 p.m. and weeknight services are at 7 p.m. The Rev. Carroll Senn of Shady Grove, located at 1189 Shady Grove Road in Baker, invites everyone to come and enjoy the events.T he Journey THE JOURNEY, a United Methodist Church community, has listed the following schedule of events: Oct. 9 and Nov. 13, 10 a.m. preview church service at Shoal River Middle School. Visit the groups Connection Center and future site of their coffee house, Journey Java Connections, at 269 N. Main St., Crestview. For details, contact Sean Peters at 420-8038 or Sean@journeyCrestview. com, or Sandra Peters at 420-6723 or Sandra@journeyCrestview.com. Website: www.journeyCrestview.com. Faith BRIEFS Special to the News Bulletin Crestview Nazarene Church invites area residents to the following events: A post-game rally for all Crestview High students will be held by area churches after each CHS home football game. Games, food, prizes and other activities will be held at the church, located at 395 Aplin Road in Crestview. Zumba classes are available every Thursday at 6:30 p.m. at the church. It costs $5 per person and is taught by a certied Zumba instructor. Childcare is provided with a donation. For details on any of these events, visit the churchs website at www. crestviewnazarene.com. Nazarene church activities
Local A6 | Crestview News Bulletin Saturday, October 1, 2011 6513158 The Associated Press Alex Iwashyna didnt real ize how many of her neighbors in Richmond, Va., had backup generators until her own family bought one in the dark days after Hurricane Irene. As she endured the drone of a combustion engine in her backyard, she noticed the same steady noise from neigh bors homes. I mean we joke about pre paring for the apocalypse and stuff, Iwashyna said. Weve had an earthquake, a hurricane and a wildre in Virginia ... it would have never occurred to me to get one until we lost power for that amount of time. Homeowners around the na tion have endured a nasty run of power-disrupting storms, and sales of portable power genera tors have been brisk, industry of cials say. The big box stores such as Lowes and Walmart did not release sales information, but according to one manufacturer, Briggs & Stratton Corp., Irene led to a spike in sales. While things have slowed since then, We are continuing to see an uptick in de mand, said Briggs spokeswoman Laura Timm. In some places, the drone of generators is becoming as com mon during blackouts as lawn mowers are on summer Satur days. I think weve gotten into a pattern of more severe weather events. Whether its snow or ice or rain or wind, youre just losing power, said Kris Kiser, who heads the Outdoor Power Equipment In stitute, a trade group. And I think people are more comfortable now with, Hey, my neighbor has this generator and maybe I should try it next year. In this year alone, a snowstorm crippled Washington, D.C.; Joplin, Mo., was devastated by a tornado; record-high water levels created havoc along the lower Mississippi from Missouri to Louisiana; and Texas was ravaged by wildres. The insurance company Munich Re counted 98 natural disasters in the United States in the rst six months of 2011, about double the average of the 1990s. A lot of this extreme weather snaps power lines. Irene knocked out power to more than 9 million customers along the East Coast. A big snowstorm in the bustling Northeast corridor can easily cut power to more than 100,000. The recent wildres interrupted pow er to several thousand. And its not just storms that cause black outs; investigators are looking into whether a utility worker doing a minor repair job led to roughly 6 million customers in Arizona, Cal ifornia and Mexico losing power last month. As the U.S. electrical grid ages, the number of power outages af fecting more than 50,000 custom ers more than doubled between 2005 and 2009 when compared to the previous ve-year period, ac cording to Massoud Amin, direc tor of the Technological Leader ship Institute at the University of Minnesota. Enter the generator. In Trumbull, Conn., Debi Nor ton was without power for a day and waiting in line at Home Depot to buy ice when she overheard a town ofcial say that Irene had hit her neighborhood so hard that electricity would not be restored until that weekend. I said, Four more days with out power? And I saw the genera tors lined up on pallets, and I said, You know what? I can do this. Norton spent around $600 on one of the portable generators. Thats a typical price, though por table generators can run to more than $1,000 depending on power and features. Larger standby generators that run on propane or natural gas can cost much more. A generator with enough juice can handle a refrigerator, a fur nace, lights and more. Norton not only kept her food from spoiling but plugged in her computer to play DVDs for her son. Iwashyna used some of her power to run her trash compactor. Though unsuitable for apart ment dwellers because of the exhaust, todays compact units are more family-friendly than the rumbling machines of yesteryear. Some start with a key rather than a pull cord. Honda claims its quiet er generators are no louder than normal speech. Of course, many generators are louder than that. The noise is mind-numbing ... in the whole neighborhood, you can hear them, Norton said. It seemed like every third house pretty much had a generator, or got one. In one extreme case of genera tor stress during the Southwests recent blackout, a 45-year-old Orange County, Calif., man was arrested after the noise from a neighbors generator allegedly prompted him to beat the neigh bor with a ashlight. Other neighbors complain of the smell of burning fuel. In Richmond, Iwashyna, a mother of two who blogs at la teenough.com, worried about whether the noise would bug her neighbors. That was one of my Face book and Twitter questions to my friends: What is the etiquette? Iwashyna said. Were in the city but we have a yard and were pret ty close to our neighbors. She and her husband turned off their generator at night. Nor ton turned her machine off peri odically so she and her neighbors could get a break. Norton also per formed one other act of gracious generator etiquette when she al lowed her neighbor to run a cord to his refrigerator. Despite the noise, Norton is happy with the generator. It gave her peace of mind caring for her son and she was able to enjoy hot coffee. Some climate scientists say that extreme storms are increas ingly likely, partly because of global warming. And forecasters say the Pacic Ocean climate phe nomenon La Nina, which contrib uted to extreme weather around the globe during the rst half of this year, has re-emerged and is expected to gradually strengthen and continue into winter. Im sure Im going to use it again, Norton said of her genera tor. Its not a matter of if. Its a matter of when. Extreme weather makes portable generators a hit Realtors and builders Paint their heart out ECAR announces new CEO The Emerald Coast Association of Realtors is proud to announce that a new chief executive ofcer has been selected. Cliff Long Jr. became CEO Sept. 1. Long served as ECARs interim association executive for several months, after being the organizations government affairs director, taking the Realtors ght for private property rights to a new level. Prior to that Cliff served Floridas taxpayers while managing the eld ofce for the Florida Department of Financial Services in Pensacola, where he earned the Davis Productivity Award for increasing productivity and promoting innovation. He improved delivery of state services, thereby saving money for Florida taxpayers and businesses. Long is a graduate of Leadership Pensacola and Leadership Santa Rosa. August Top Producers named Pelican Real Estate is proud to announce its Top Producers for August 2011. They are Alexander at Seacrest Beach Linda Lee; Calypso Craig Duran; Crestview Angela Gainer; Destin/ Summit Yeska Sand; Fort Walton Beach Jackie Pilcher; Majestic Sun Melissa Clements; Panama City Beach Denise Fitchben; Seagrove Beach Jonathan Roberts. Real Estate BRIEFS ANGELA GAINER Realtors from the Em erald Coast Association of Realtors (ECAR) and members of the Build ing Industry Association of Okaloosa and Walton counties (BIA) came to gether Friday, Sept. 16, for the Emerald Coast AMI Kids for a project called Paint Your Heart Out. Volunteers from ECAR, the BIA, and AMI Kids painted the interior rooms of the AMI Kids fa cility located in Fort Wal ton Beach. The ECAR Public Re lations Committee did an outstanding job working with the BIA to get this event going, says Jean Floyd, ECAR president. We were all so proud to paint and freshen up the AMI Kids building to make it clean and fresh for the kids. I like it when a plan comes together, said Kevin Reeves, of A-Team Kitchen and Bath. Twen ty-ve volunteers worked like a Swiss watch. Color Wheel donated the paint, and the exper tise was donated by Tod Webster and Accurate Painting. Realtors, build ers, parents and children at AMI Kids worked to gether to make the AMI Kids facility a brighter place for the teens who are a part of the program. AMI Kids is an alterna tive education, adventurebased, behavior modi cation program serving at-risk teens and families in Okaloosa and Walton counties.SPEC I A L TO T H E NE WS B ULL ET IN ECAR, BIA and AMI Kids volunteers painted the interiors of the AMI Kids building in Fort Walton Beach.
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Web ID#: 34179407Text FL79407 to 56654 Legal #130397 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 1ST JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR OKALOOSA COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL DIVISION CASE NO. 2010 CA 000015 C U.S. BANK NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, AS TRUSTEE, FOR MARM 2007-3, Plaintiff, vs. DAVID R. SMITH, Defendant. NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated September 13, 2011, and entered in Case No. 2010-CA-000015-C, of the Circuit Court of the 1st Judicial Circuit in and for OKALOOSA County, Florida. U.S. BANK NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, AS TRUSTEE, FOR MARM 2007-3, is Plaintiff and DAVID R. SMITH is the Defendant. I will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at BY ELECTRONIC SALE AT: WWW.OKALOOSA.REALFORECLOSE.COM, at 11:00 a.m., on the 3rd day of February, 2012, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment, to wit: LOT 1, BLOCK 3, THE PINES, A SUBDIVISION OF PART OF THE NORTHWEST QUARTER OF SECTION 24, TOWNSHIP 3 NORTH, RANGE 22 WEST, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 3, PAGE 61,OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF OKALOOSA COUNTY, FLORIDA. 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 with 60 days after the sale. Dated this 21 day of Sept, 2011. DON W. HOWARD As Clerk of said Court By Kim Bouhall As Deputy Clerk This notice is provided pursuant to Administrative Order No 2010-33. In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, 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 provisions of certain assistance. Please contact Shelia Sims, Chief Deputy Court Administrator, Office of Court Administration at (850) 595-4400 at the M.C. Blanchard Judicial Building, 5th Floor, Pensacola, FL 32502 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. Kahane & Associates, P.A. 8201 Peters Road, Ste.3000 Plantation, FL 33324 Telephone: (954) 382-3486 Telefacsimile: (954) 382-5380 10/1/11 10/8/11 Legal #160000 NOTICE OF SALE FOR STORAGE Household goods/ furniture belonging to the parties named below and listed by unit number will be sold at public sale by American Self Storage, 1501 E. James Lee Blvd, Crestview, Fl 32539 @ 10:00 a.m. October 28, 2011. Unless charges are paid in full before the time of sale. Unit # A110 -Shanna A. Harold Unit # A118 -James Roberts 10-01-11 10-08-11 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. Cage Bird MenagerieParakeets, Canaries, Finches, Cages. Breeder supplies, toys, & gift boutique. 850-708-1536 Crestview, 222 E. Third Avenue. Off of Texas Parkway, Saturday, October 1st., 8:00 am to 1:00 pmMulti-Family Rummage SaleFurniture, household goods, decor, nice clothing (men, women, girls and childrens-girls), bike, Meade Telescope, TV, Dishes, Christmas items, much more! Legal #130395 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE FIRST JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR OKALOOSA COUNTY, FLORIDA Case No.: 11 DR 4132 IN RE THE MARRIAGE OF: WILLIAM CALDER FRASER, JR., Husband, and DUANGPON FRASER, Wife NOTICE OF ACTION FOR PUBLICATION TO: Duangpon Fraser 106 Soi Charunsanitwong 93/1 Bangor, Bang Plad Bangkok 10700, Thailand. YOU ARE NOTIFIED that an action for Dissolution of Marriage, has been filed against you. You are required to serve a copy of your written defenses, if any, to this action on Shawn M. Risen, of RISEN & RYAN, P.A., Petitioners attorney, whose address is 436 Green Acres Road, Fort Walton Beach, FL 32547, on or before November 1, 2011 and file the original with the clerk of this court at Okaloosa County Courthouse, 1940 Lewis Turner Blvd., Room 1-300, Fort Walton Beach, Florida 32547 either before service on Petitioners attorney or immediately thereafter; otherwise a default will be entered against you for the relief demanded in the petition. DATED this 20 day of September, 2011. CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT By: S Watkins Deputy Clerk 10/1/11 10/8/11 10/15/11 10/22/11 Legal #130391 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE FIRST JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR OKALOOSA COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL ACTION Case No. 2011 CA 000586 S HARRIS N.A., Plaintiff, VS. ERIC L. REYNOLDS, JOHN DOE #1, JANE DOE #I, JANE DOE #2 and DESTINY BY THE SEA OWNERS ASSOCIATION, INC., Defendants. NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that pursuant to a Final Judgment of Foreclosure entered on the 19 day of Sept, 2011, in that certain cause pending in the Circuit Court in and for Okaloosa County, Florida, wherein BMO HARRIS BANK N.A., formerly known as HARRIS N.A. is the Plaintiff and ERIC L. REYNOLDS, JOHN DOE #1, JANE DOE #1, JANE DOE #2 and DESTINY BY THE SEA OWNERS ASSOCIATION, INC. are the Defendants, Civil Action Case No. 2011 CA 000586 S, I, Clerk of the aforesaid Court, will at 11:00 a.m. onOct 25, 2011, offer for sale and sell to the highest bidder for cash on line at www.okaloosa.realforeclose.co m, the following described property, situate and being in Okaloosa County, Florida, to wit: Lot 88, Destiny by the Sea, a Planned Unit Development, according to the plat thereof as recorded in Plat Book 16, Page(s) 21 and 22, of the Public Records of Okaloosa County, Florida. Said sale will be made pursuant to and in order to satisfy the terms of said Final Judgment of Foreclosure. WITNESS my hand and seal this 20 day of Sept, 2011. DON W. HOWARD By: Vicki Jackson 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 Shelia Sims, Chief Deputy Court Administrator, Office of Court Administration at (850) 595-4400 at the M.C. Blanchard Judicial Building, 5th Floor, Pensacola, FL 32502 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. 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. Mark H. Muller, Esq. Mark H. Muller, P.A. 5150 Tamiami Trail, Suite 303 Naples, Florida 34103 10/1/11 10/8/11 Legal #130396 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 1ST JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR OKALOOSA COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL DIVISION: CASE NO.: 09-04344 BAC HOME LOANS SERVICING, LP FKA COUNTRYWIDE HOME LOANS SERVICING, L.P., Plaintiff, VS. GREGORY G. LIGHTBURN, et al, Defendants: Defendants. RE-NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to an Order Resetting Foreclosure Sale dated the 21 day of Sept, 2011, and entered in Case No. 09-04344, of the Circuit Court of the 1ST Judicial Circuit in and for Okaloosa County, Florida, wherein BAC HOME LOANS SERVICING, LP FKA COUNTRYWIDE HOME LOANS SERVICING, L.P. is the Plaintiff and GREGORY G. LIGHTBURN IN POSSESSION OF THE SUBJECT PROPERTY are defendants. The Clerk of this Court shall sell to the highest and best bidder for cash electronically at www.okaloosa.realforeclose.co m at, 11:00 AM on the 1 day of Nov, 2011, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment, to wit: LOT 17, BLOCK A, YORKTOWN AT WILLOW BEND, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF, RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 10, PAGE 43, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF OKALOOSA COUNTY, FLORIDA. ANY PERSON CLAIMING AN INTEREST IN THE SURPLUS FROM THE SALE, IF ANY, OTHER THAN THE PROPERTY OWNER AS Of THE DATE OF THE LIS PENDENS MUST FILE A CLAIM WITHIN 60 DAYS AFTER THE SALE. 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, Chief Deputy Court Administrator, at 190 Governmental Center, 5th Floor, Pensacola, FL 32502, Telephone (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 voiced impaired, call 711. Dated this 22 day of Sept, 2011. DON W. HOWARD Clerk Of The Circuit Court By: Vicki Jackson Deputy Clerk Law Offices of Marshall C. Watson, P.A. 1800 NW 49th Street, Suite 120 Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33309 Telephone: (954) 453-0365 Facsimile: (954) 771-6052 Toll Free: 1-800-441-2438 10/1/11 10/8/11 Legal #130374 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT IN AND FOR OKALOOSA COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION Case No.: 2011-CP-700 IN RE: THE ESTATE OF DORIS T. CHENAULT. Deceased, NOTICE TO CREDITORS The name of the Decedent, the designation of the Court in which the administration of this estate is pending, and the file number are indicated above. The address of the court is Okaloosa County Courthouse, 101 James Lee Boulevard East, Crestview, Florida 32536. The names and addresses of the Personal Representative and the Personal Representatives attorney are set forth below. All creditors of the Decedent and other persons having claims or demands against Decedents estate on whom a copy of this notice is required to be served must file their claims with this Court ON OR BEFORE THE LATER OF 3 MONTHS AFTER THE, DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR 30 DAYS AFTER YOU RECEIVE A COPY OF THIS NOTICE. All other creditors of the decedent and persons having claims or demands against the decedents estate, including unmatured, contingent or unliquidated claims, must file their claims with this court, WITHIN 3 MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE. ALL CLAIMS NOT FILED WITHIN THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH IN SECTION 733.702 OF THE FLORIDA PROBATE CODE WILL BE FOREVER BARRED. NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH ABOVE, ANY CLAIM FILED TWO (2) YEARS OR MORE AFTER THE DECEDENTS DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED. The date of death of the decedent is April 5, 2011. The date of the first publication of this Notice is October 1, 2011. Attorney for Personal Representative: JAMES C. CAMPBELL JAMES C. CAMPBELL, P.A. Florida Bar No. 708283 #4 11th Avenue, Suite 2 Shalimar, Florida 32579 (850) 651-9313 Personal Representative: TERESA KLECKNER 3158 Granby Avenue Scottdale, GA 30079 10/1/11 10/8/11 Legal # 130388 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR OKALOOSA COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION FILE NO. 2011-CP-891 IN RE: ESTATE OF JAMES M. BARTLETT, Deceased NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of JAMES M. BARTLETT, deceased, whose date of death was May 15,2011, File No. 2011-CP-891, 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 representative and the personal representatives attorney are set forth below. All creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedents estate, on whom a copy of this notice is required to be served must file their claims with this Court WITHIN THE LATER OF 3 MONTHS AFTER THE 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 the decedents estate must file their claims with this court WITHIN 3 MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE. ALL CLAIMS NOT SO FILED WILL BE FOREVER BARRED. NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME PERIOD SET FORTH ABOVE, ANY CLAIM FILED TWO (2) YEARS OR MORE AFTER THE DECEDENTS DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED. The date of first publication of this Notice is September 24, 2011. Attorney for Personal Representative: MICHAEL A. SIEFERT, P.A. MICHAEL A. SIEFERT, ESQ. Fla. Bar # 042315 351 NE Eighth Avenue Ocala, FL 34470 Telephone: (352) 732-0141 Personal Representative: MICHAEL A. SIEFERT 351 NE Eighth Avenue Ocala, Fl 34470 9/24/11 10/1/11 ies: Average: 2194 Actual: 2077 Mailed Outside-County Paid Subscriptions Stated on PS Form 3541: Average: 132 Actual: 140 Mailed In-County Subscriptions Stated on PS Form 3541: Average: 158 Actual: 80 Paid Distribution Outside the Mails Including Sales Through Dealers and Carriers, Street Vendors, Counter Sales, and Other Paid Distribution Outside USPS: Average: 1620 Actual: 1378 Paid Distribution by Other Classes of Mail Through USPS: Average: 0 Actual: 0 Total Paid Distribution: Average: 1910 Actual: 1598 Total Free or Nominal Rate Distribution: Average: 0 Actual: 0 Total Distribution: Average: 2194 Actual: 2077 Copies not Distributed: Average: 284 Actual: 479 Total: Average: 2194 Actual: 2077 Percent Paid: Average: 100% Actual: 76.9% Publication of Statement of Ownership: October 1, 2011 Karen Hanes Vice-President September 22, 2011 I certify that all information furnished on this form is true and complete. I understand that anyone who furnishes false or misleading information on this form or who omits material or information requested on the form may be subject to criminal sanctions (including fines and imprisonment) and/or civil sanctions (including civil penalties.) October 1, 2011
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www.crestviewbulletin.com Section By Randy Dickson firstname.lastname@example.org BAKER Brianna Ross and Mary Kate Myrick proved to be double trouble at the net as they led the Freeport volleyball team to a four-set win over Baker on Monday. Ross was a force with 11 kills, and Myrick added 10 kills and 10 assists as the Bulldogs avenged a season-opening loss to the Gators by the scores of 25-22, 14-25, 25-21 and 25-18. When all was said and done, Baker coach Tomikko Parks said it just wasnt her teams night. We didnt play our game, she said. We were stagnant in spots where we shouldnt have been stagnant. We didnt come out ready to play. Im not taking anything away from Freeport because they played well, but we didnt come in the gym ready to play. The Bulldogs (12-2) didnt waste much time in jumping to an early lead in the rst set. With the score at 4-3, Freeport ran off six unanswered points to go up 10-3. The Bulldogs still seemed on their way to a quick rst-set win after Ross nailed a kill to make the score 19-10. Freeport was on the brink of taking the set with the score 24-13 when Alex Roy took over in serve for the Gators (7-3) and they tried to claw their way back into the set. Baker scored eight unanswered points but was unable to overcome the large decit. Baker evened the match at one set apiece as the Gators took the second set. Bakers Jordan Linzy kept the Bulldogs off balance with her serve, and Katie Wickery and Lau rie Steele were able to provide an answer at the net for Ross and Myrick. The Gators took the lead in the set at 6-5 and never trailed the rest of the set. The rest of the night belonged to the Bulldogs. Ross and Myrick continued to lead the way, and they got plenty of help from their friends. Prophecy Spaid had seven kills to go along with 11 assists and four aces. Charity Head added ve aces and a pair of kills. Wickery led the Baker offense with 12 kills and 11 assists. Taylor Morgan had ve kills to go along with 13 assists. Steele had six kills and Roy came up with nine digs. Freeport coach Tina Knight said she was pleased with the progress the Bulldogs have made since the season-opening loss to Baker. It was our rst game (the sea son opener), and we were trying out some new things, she said. We have a couple of freshmen on our varsity team, and I think we nally got it in place like we want it. We came over here and ex pected a good game. I gured we would see them somewhere down the road in the playoffs, and thats why I scheduled them this year. Baker beat Jay in four sets Tuesday night by scores of 25-19, 24-26, 25-22 and 25-21. By Randy Dickson email@example.com CRESTVIEW The Niceville vol leyball team gave coach Jill Ben son the gift any coach would want Tuesday night: a win. The Eagles made quick work of District 2-6A foe Crestview as they soared to straight-set victory by scores of 25-14, 25-19, 25-10. Niceville jumped to a quick 5-2 lead in the rst set and was never seriously challenged by the Bull dogs (1-6, 0-5). Kimmy Sara and Monica John son sparked the quick start by the Eagles as Sara did her work in serve and Johnson exed her muscle at the net with an early kill that set the tone for things to come. Throughout the set, the Ea gles took turns pounding the net. When it wasnt Johnson it was Kayla Carr, Shelby Russell or Er ika Tuttle. Niceville quickly doubled the lead from 5-2 to 10-4 and never was threatened in the set. An upset-minded Bulldog team came out fast in the second set taking a 10-0 lead. With Sara Hamilton in serve, Crestview seemed to be hitting on all cylinders. Haleigh Hollinhead and Jas mine Middleton showed they could hit with Nicevilles big boppers as Crestview got off to the quick start. But Niceville wouldnt be de terred as Russell led the charge back with strong play at the net. The Eagles closed the gap from 10-0 to 11-2 and then 12-7 as they took the momentum for the set and the match away from the Bull dogs. We came out pretty strong, and then we kind of let it go in that second game a little bit, Benson said. We have those times when nothing goes right. But it was an 11-point decit and we came back, and it was not that big of a prob lem. Then our goal in the third game was to keep them under 10, and we did that. Having come back to pull off the second-set win, the Eagles wasted no time putting the third set out of reach as they went up 11-1 and cruised in for the win. Crestview coach Kathy Comb est said the Bulldogs were their own enemies much of the match. All I know is we practice every day to do things right, she said. When we run our offense, we score. We cant just send free balls over to a good team like Niceville. Weve got to put some offense down so their defense has to work. We are blocking better, and we get our hands on a lot of balls. But I dont think we run to the ball enough. Weve got dead feet, and I dont understand that. Niceville won the JV match. Crestview was at Mosley on Thursday. Niceville hosts Fort Wal ton Beach on Oct. 6. ARE A SCHEDULE Monday High school volleyball Fort Walton Beach at Crestview, JV 5 p.m./V 6 p.m. Rocky Bayou at Baker, JV 5 p.m./V 6 p.m. Middle school volleyball Baker at Shoal River, 4 p.m. Tuesday High school volleyball Walton at Crestview, 4 p.m./JV 5 p.m./V 6 p.m. Baker at Central, JV 4 p.m./V 5 p.m. Laurel Hill at Pleasant Home, JV 4:30 p.m./V 5:30 p.m. B R I E F S Punt, Pass and Kick The Crestview YMCA is hosting a National Football League Punt, Pass and Kick competition Sunday. The event begins at 2 p.m. at Bob Sikes Elementary School, 425 Adams Dr. The event is free and open to boys and girls ages 615. No football cleats are allowed. For more information, call Troy Donofro at 689-2999. Shoal River golf tournament The Shoal River Middle School boys basketball team is sponsoring a golf tournament Friday at Foxwood Country Club. Registration will start at 11 a.m. with lunch and play beginning at noon. Businesses can sponsor a hole for $100. The price includes free play for one golfer and your business name on a tee box. Cost is $45 per player and $30 for Foxwood members. Prizes will be given in the four-person Florida low-ball tournament. Funds raised go toward the operating expenses of the Mustang basketball team. For more information contact coach Mitch Buckelew at buckelewc@ mail.okaloosa.k12..us. Youth basketball The Crestview Parks and Recreation Department will run through the month of October. Leagues are being formed for boys and girls ages 5-15. Cost is $60 per child for Crestview residents and $65 for those living outside the city limits. Registration is 7 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Monday to Thursday at the Twin Hills Park Recreation Center. The 5and 6-year-old league is coed, and the other leagues are boy or girl leagues. There will be a girls varsity league for those ages 13-15 if there is enough interest. Play starts Dec. 5. For more information, call 689-9837. Christian Thomhave tournament The Christian Thomhave Memorial Golf Tournament is set for 1 p.m. Oct. 28 at Foxwood Country Club. Check-in will begin a noon. The tournament serves as a fundraiser for the Christian Thomhave Memorial Scholarship Fund at Northwest Florida State College. Tournament format is a 2-person Florida Lowball. There will be six ights in the tournament, with prizes awarded for each ight. Entry fees are $34 for Foxwood members and $44 for nonmembers. Mail checks to Foxwood Country Club, 4927 Antioch Road, Crestview, FL 32536. For more information, call B.J. at 682-2012 or 8262012. At left, Crestviews Michelle Henderson sets the ball against Niceville. News & NOTES Saturday, October 1, 2011 A Page 10 Gators fall to Freeport in four sets PHO T O S B Y RA N D Y DICKS ON | News Bulletin Jordan Linzy (11) and Laurie Steele go up for a block against Freeport on Monday. GAME STATS NICEVILLE 3, CRESTVIEW 0 (25-14, 25-19, 25-10) Niceville top hitters: Kimmy Sara 4 aces, 4 digs; Kayla Carr 7 kills; Bailey Noon 4 digs; Selby Russell 4 aces, 12 digs, 7 kills; Kayla Henrie 4 kills; Hannah Noon 32 assists; Monica Johnson 9 kills; Erika Tuttle 5 kills. Crestview top hitters: Michelle Henderson 9 digs; Brittany Pase 9 blocks, 6 kills; Haleigh Hollinhead 11 blocks, 11 kills; Hanna Hamilton 16 digs; Sara Hamilton 4 aces, 3 blocks, 7 kills; Kerrie York 9 blocks, 7 kills. Eagles down Bulldogs in straight sets PHO T O S B Y N ICK T O MECEK | Florida Freedom Newspapers Crestviews Jasmine Middleton hits against Niceville. SP O RT S
A PUBLICATION OF By Paula Kelley firstname.lastname@example.org One of every eight wom en will be diagnosed with cancer in her lifetime. And although American Cancer Society statistics show that breast cancer is about 100 times less common among men than women, their lifetime risk for the disease is still one in 1,000. Dave Parisot, Okaloosa County commissioner for District 2, is a male cancer survivor. He told his story for the rst time recently to the Republican Women of Okaloosa County.. I tell my story because I think there is not a lot of awareness about breast cancer among men, he said. My diagnosis came out of the blue. In February 2010, Pari sot underwent a laparo scopic bariatric gastric sleeve surgery to remove part of the stomach. The tube-shaped stomach that is left is sealed closed with staples and is an approach to weight loss and mainte nance. In Parisots case, weight loss might have saved his life. After I had lost 75 pounds, I found a lump in my breast, he said. It was July of 2010, and I have an older sister and niece who are both breast can cer survivors, so on the re mote chance that it could be something, I went to the doctor. The commissioners doctor at Eglin Air Force Base Hospital did a mam mogram, then an ultra sound and eventually diag nosed a 2-centimeter lump as Stage II breast cancer. In August 2010, Parisot underwent a biopsy, and Eglin physicians told him they were 85 percent sure he would be ne after the lumps removal. They scheduled a left breast mastectomy, and doctors checked his senti nel lymph node as well. It is usually the rst lymph node or group of nodes reached by metastasizing cancer cells from a prima ry tumor. Cancer was not there; it was caught early and completely surgically removed. Parisots gastric sleeve surgeon assisted with his Commissioner survives rare male breast cancer I think because it is a rare disease in men, we dont talk about it. It is certainly nothing to be ashamed of or embarrassed about. Dave Parisot Okaloosa County commissioner and breast cancer survivor Early detection is key in breast cancer By Paula Kelley email@example.com Almost 19 years have passed since her breast cancer diagnosis, but Laurel Hills Karen Hendren still believes women should be faithful in self-exams. Her dili gence in the exams paid off early. In January 1992, Hendren said she felt something. I called Dr. Sandra Hanson at the Breast Clinic in Fort Walton and went in for a mammogram, she said. The mammogram came back inconclusive in a diagnosis. So I had an ultrasound so that they could see more. Sure enough, it came back inconclusive as well. At that point Dr. Hanson, who is also a surgeon, did a biopsy in her ofce, and I remember she was telling the nurse, Looking good so far, and then she changed to, Get this to the hospital lab right away. Within two weeks of the biopsy, Hendren underwent a modied radical mastectomy to her left breast and was sent home with a suction drain, sutures and a list of exercises she was to do. I remember not understand ing the directions of one of the arm lifts, and when she asked me to do one of each of the exercises on my return visit, she grabbed that left arm and up it went over my head. And no, I had not been doing that correctly at all, and man did it hurt. I remember my brain shut ting down when she said the words breast cancer in the biopsy re sults, then a whirlwind of feelings start. Next I was mad. I even re member thinking, I am not wasting my vacation on breast cancer. Although she has since retired, at the time of her diagnosis, Hen dren was a maintenance-training technician in civil service and in the Reserves at Duke Field. With a Stage I cancer, Hendren did not have to undergo chemo therapy or radiation treatments This is our 11th year with Relay, and we always have about 60 people participating, and sometimes two teams instead of one. Karen Hendren Breast cancer survivor Saturday, October 1, 2011 See PARISOT PAGE 2 See HENDREN PAGE 2
Think Pink 2 | Crestview News Bulletin Saturday, October 1, 2011 The Store you know is close to home... We Support Breast Cancer Awareness 6512167 1 in every 8 women is diagnosed with breast cancer every year. Early Detection Saves Lives! mastectomy, as it was the weight loss that enabled the lump to be found. All my tests came back good; the surrounding tis sue checks showed that the surgery removed it all, he said. It was almost 60 days before the pathology report came back, and that was a long wait, but it did come back good, and I did not have to undergo chemo therapy or radiation treat ments. Although Parisot had blood relatives with breast cancer, his sisters insur ance would not pay for the BRACAnalysis to show if others in her family were at risk for a BRCA gene muta tion. The test allows fam ily members to know if the gene mutation is heredi tary, therefore putting them at a greater risk of having the disease and passing it to their children. Parisot was warned that a positive result for the test might, in the future, cause an insur ance company to not write a policy for him. Parisots BRACAnalysis showed that he did not carry the BRCA1 or BRCA2 gene. These two major genes mutate and can be passed from parent to child, in creasing the risk of develop ing cancer in their children. BRCA1 and BRCA2 genes are located on chromo some 17 and chromosome 13 respectively. There is a 90 percent chance of devel oping breast cancer for a woman who has these mu tated genes. Men carrying BRCA1 have no risk of developing breast cancer, but those carrying BRCA2 genes have high risk. Mutations in these genes can be passed on to children by either par ent. A man with a mutation is just as likely to pass this gene to his children as a woman with a mutation. Parisot and his wife, Chong, now have his and her mammograms yearly. Chong had a breast can cer scare four years ago and now has cystic activity monitored. Men need to be aware of breast cancer possibilities, Parisot said. They need to know the symptoms, have suspicious activity checked by a physician and if it is there, get rid of it as soon as possible. I think because it is a rare disease in men, we dont talk about it, he said. It is certainly nothing to be ashamed of or embar rassed about. I proudly wear my pink breast can cer awareness ribbon pin on the lapel of my jacket, and I even sport a pink tie sometimes. after the surgery. I walked every day at lunch time, still do several times a week, and I was very selective about who knew about the can cer, she said. My walking buddy knew, and one day we started talking about forming a team for Relay for Life from Duke Field. This is our 11th year with Re lay, and we always have about 60 people participating, and sometimes two teams instead of one. I remember the rst Survivor Walk after my diagnosis. I felt guilty for partici pating because my experience was such a minor one compared to what some people undergo, she said. Yet it was very emo tional I had to keep distancing myself from the others in the walk. Since then, Hendren and her husband, Larry, have served on the board of direc tors for the local Relay for Life, and they are still active with the annual event. She also has walked the past two years in the Emerald Coast Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Walk in Destin. The American Cancer Societys pro jection is that by the end of 2011, there will have been 113,000 new diagnoses of breast cancer in Florida. Throughout the nation, 1,596,670 new cases are expected this calendar year. In their most recent release of veyear survival rates for breast cancer diag nosed between 1999 and 2006, the survival rate is 68 percent, up from 50 percent in 1975-1977. Survival statistics rates vary with breast cancer types and severity. ACS says early detection is another con tributor to the statistical changes that have increased survival numbers. HENDREN from page 1 PARISOT from page 1 Thank you to all those who made this publication possible. ABOUT THIS ISSUE CONTENT Paula Kelley EDITOR Michael Stewart LAYOUT Florida Freedom Newspapers
Think Pink 3 | Crestview News Bulletin Saturday, October 1, 2011 Enjoy family time with easy credit from Badcock. Darel & Donna Lundy, Owners 594 N. Main St., Crestview, FL 850.682.6835 www.badcock.com We support Breast Cancer Awareness 866 N. FERDON BLVD. CRESTVIEW, FL 682-3638 www.LewisDiamonds.com NORTH OKALOOSAS EXCLUSIVE DEALER FOR early detection saves lives! GET TESTED NOW! SPECIAL TO THE NEWS BULLETIN Average breast cancer lumps found by self-exams and by mammography show a vast diversity in size. This graphic from the American Cancer Society shows the average size for suspicious masses found by women in regular self-exams versus screening. By Paula Kelley firstname.lastname@example.org The American Cancer Societys Florida Division is launching the Put On Your Pink Bra campaign for the annual Making Strides Against Breast Cancer walk. The approach is a bold request, but organizers are excited about the lighthearted impact the request could have. Making Strides Against Breast Cancer of the Emerald Coast will hold their annual event at the Village Baptist Church, 101 Matthew Blvd., Destin, on Saturday Oct. 29. Registration begins at 8 a.m., with the walk at 9 a.m. We want to raise awareness and raise money to help in the ght against breast cancer, said Shelly Nightengale, with American Cancer Societys Fort Walton Beach ofce. The Florida division wanted to differentiate ourselves from all of the pink ribbon campaigns out there. The ACS chose this tagline as there have been many walkers in the past who come to the event in their pink bra on the outside of a white tee. Breast cancer patients and survivors know the color pink signies the ght against cancer. Asking those who have survived or are surviving the ght to put on a pink bra on the outside of a white T-shirt brings the theme to a personal level. Friends, family, and supporters are encouraged to follow suit. Making Strides is not a race; it is a celebration of survivorship, an occasion to express hope, and a shared goal to end the disease, organizers said. There is no registration fee and people of all ages and tness levels are welcome to participate and help raise funds. Participants are encouraged to register as a walker, as a team or as a donor for the event. Walkers are encouraged by the ACS to raise at least $100 each and registration can be completed in advance at www.putonyourpinkbra. com or the morning of the event. In 2010, more than 100,000 walkers across Florida joined the American Cancer Society in the ght against breast cancer, raising more than $6 million through Making Strides events. Cancer survivors are invited to a special tea to honor them prior to the Making Strides Against Breast Cancer event. The tea is planned for Oct. 2, from 2-4 p.m., at Magnolia Grill in Fort Walton Beach. Reservations are required. For more information on the event, call Shelly Nightengale at 244-3813 ext. 3556. Put on your pink bra Average-size lump found by getting regular mammograms Average-size lump found by the rst mammogram Average-size lump found by women practicing regular self-examination Average-size lump found by women practicing occasional breast self-examination Average-size lump found by women untrained in breast self-examination
What cancer cannot do Cancer is so limited... It cannot cripple love. It cannot shatter hope. It cannot corrode faith. It cannot eat away peace. It cannot destroy condence. It cannot kill friendship. It cannot shut out memories. It cannot silence courage. It cannot reduce eternal life. It cannot quench the Spirit. Author unknown Think Pink 4 | Crestview News Bulletin Saturday, October 1, 2011 Amedisys Home Health Care Amedisys Home Health Care PH: 850.682.1803 | TF: 866.479.2436 FX: 850.682.1831 HHA299992759 6512165 The physicians and staff at the Crestview Cancer Center celebrate all breast cancer survivors. We are expanding our facility to better serve all types of cancer in our community. Dr. David Mann Dr. Warren Amos Dr. James Stevens 601 REDSTONE AVE., WEST, CRESTVIEW 850-683-0003 SPECIAL TO THE NEWS BULLETIN Survivor laps for breast cancer awareness events and fundraisers, such as Relay for Life, are often the most sentimental times for event staff and caregivers. By Paula Kelley email@example.com October is ofcially Breast Cancer Awareness Month and many Crestview businesses plan to splash pink at their addresses. A partial listing at press time includes: Cuttin Up Salon, 314 S. Ferdon, has breast cancer T-shirts with different captions on the back. The Jewelry Garden, 634 N. Ferdon, plans for a perfectly pink window display for the month. Lewis and Co. Jewelers, 866 N. Ferdon, has numerous breast cancer pink beads for bracelets from their Chamilia line. The Hello Beautiful salon, 650 James Lee Blvd., has pink hair feathers for a month-long air to your hair. A percentage of the proceeds from the feather styling go to breast cancer research. American Business Womens Association is hosting a breast cancer survivor dinner Oct. 11 at 6 p.m. upstairs at Christophers Uncorked Bistro. Survivors should call Tammy KelleyOdom for details at 305-1095. The Healthy Woman program for North Okaloosa Medical Center will host the Cares Enough To Wear Pinks National Fire Truck Tour 2011 at the Physicians Medical Plaza on Wednesday, Oct. 12. A Pink Pumpkin Party is planned for Oct. 20 at Adiva Spa, 424 W. U.S. Highway 90 with time to be announced on their website soon at adivaspa.com. Crestview Area Chamber of Commerces Annual Health Fair is Saturday, Oct. 22, from 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Crestview Community Center, 1446 Commerce Drive. Fine Jewelry and Gifts by Sherie, 634 N. Ferdon Blvd., has a pink gift area displayed. Painting Crestview pink SURVIVOR
Think Pink 5 | Crestview News Bulletin Saturday, October 1, 2011 Kim says to Never Give Up! 6512172 634 S. Ferdon Blvd., Crestview (850) 398-5292 Help support our Relay for Life Team! Buy a Breast Cancer Awareness Bracelet for only $ 5 00 and a portion of our proceeds will go to our team! By Paula Kelley firstname.lastname@example.org Breast cancer is diagnosed in stages. It is usually expressed as a number on a scale of 0 through IV, with stage 0 describing noninvasive cancers that remain within their original location and stage IV describing invasive cancers that have spread outside the breast to other parts of the body. The pathology report from your doctor includes information about the stage of the breast cancer, whether it is limited to one area in the breast, or if it has spread to healthy tissues inside the breast or even to other parts of the body. Your doctor will begin to determine this during surgery to remove the cancer and look at one or more of the underarm lymph nodes, which is where breast cancer tends to travel rst. He or she also might order additional blood tests or imaging tests. Cancer stage is based on four characteristics: size, if it is invasive or noninvasive, if it is in the lymph nodes, and if it has traveled and spread to parts of the body other than the breast. Stage 0 is sometimes referred to as pre-cancer. It is noninvasive breast cancers, such as ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS). In stage 0, there is no evidence of cancer cells or noncancerous abnormal cells breaking out of the part of the breast in which they started, or getting through to, or invading, neighboring normal tissue. Stage I describes invasive breast cancer where cancer cells are breaking through to, or invading, surrounding breast tissue where a tumor measures up to 2 centimeters and there are no lymph nodes involved. These cancer cells have just started to invade the tissue outside the lining of the duct or lobule; however, the invading cancer cells cant measure more than 1 millimeter. Stage IIA describes invasive breast cancer where no tumor can be found in the breast, but cancer cells are found in the lymph nodes under the arm (axillary), or the tumor measures 2 centimeters or smaller and has spread to the axillary lymph nodes, or the tumor is larger than 2 centimeters but not larger than 5 centimeters and has not spread to the axillary lymph nodes. Stage IIB describes invasive breast cancer in which the tumor is larger than 2 centimeters but not larger than 5 centimeters and has spread to the axillary lymph nodes, or the tumor is larger than 5 centimeters but has not spread to the axillary lymph nodes. Stage IIIA describes invasive breast cancer where no tumor is found, but cancer is found in axillary lymph nodes, which are clumped together or sticking to other structures, or cancer might have spread to lymph nodes near the breastbone, or the cancer is any size and has spread to axillary lymph nodes, which are clumped together or sticking to other structures. Stage IIIB describes invasive breast cancer of any size that has spread to the chest wall and/or skin of the breast and might have spread to axillary lymph nodes, which are clumped together or sticking to other structures, or cancer might have spread to lymph nodes near the breastbone. Inammatory breast cancer is considered at least stage IIIB. Typical symptoms include reddening of a large portion of the breast skin, a warm and often swollen breast and cells that have spread to the lymph nodes, might be found in the skin. Stage IIIC describes invasive breast cancer where there might be no sign of cancer in the breast or, if there is a tumor, it might be any size and might have spread to the chest wall and/or the skin of the breast. This stage has spread to near or distant lymph nodes and often, the Thoracic duct. Stage IV describes invasive breast cancer that has spread beyond the breast and nearby lymph nodes to other organs of the body, such as the lungs, distant lymph nodes, skin, bones, liver, or brain. Doctors often include advanced and metastatic to describe stage IV breast cancer, which can be a rst diagnosis or can be a recurrence of a previous breast cancer that has spread to other parts of the body. A beginners guide to the stages of cancer
Think Pink 6 | Crestview News Bulletin Saturday, October 1, 2011 1147 S. FERDON BLVD., CRESTVIEW (850) 682-3366 www.wiseequipment.com 6512166 WISE EQUIPMENT SALES & SERVICE WISE EQUIPMENT SALES & SERVICE From our business and our hearts to those who wear pink... 2 Timothy 4:7 Sergio J. Cabrera, M.D. OBSTETRICS & GYNECOLOGY 4100 S. Ferdon Blvd., Suite A4, Crestview Specializing in Complete Womens Health Care, Laser, Laparoscopic Surgery, Infertility, Urogynecology By Paula Kelley email@example.com A single mutated cell starts it. It divides and multiplies at an uncon trolled rate. A small clump of cancer cells are often too tiny to be felt, so the earliest stages of breast cancer usually have no symptoms. Even monthly selfexams can leave some cancers undiagnosed for an extended period of time. Time undetected is an en emy in the ght against breast cancer. A mammogram can de tect cancer before you can feel a lump. Some benign breast conditions exist and women leave self-detected lumps unattended due to them. Self-exams are a great way to be familiar with your breasts texture, cyclical changes, size and skin conditions, but never leave doubt unchecked. Comedian Patsy Clair mont jokingly says that a mammogram is where they take your cup and try their best to turn it into a saucer. Fear of the compression often keeps a woman from having a rst baseline mammo gram. The lms from this mammogram are kept in a womans medical le. All images from future mammography tests are compared to the baseline mammogram. The American Can cer Society suggests that women age 40 should have a baseline mammogram. These rst images give the interpreting physician a standard of the nature and composition of the individuals healthy breast, if baseline results are nor mal. Should an unusual structure be detected during a screening mam mogram and the same structure appears on the womans baseline mam mogram from 15 years earlier in the same shape, size, location the interpreting physician can deduce that this structure is a normal component of that womans breast. Digital mammography is suggested for women with dense breast tissue, and may be used to get a good measurement of a mass. An ultrasound can be used to make a mea surement of a breast tu mor, but can be slightly less accurate than a digital mammogram, as it has been found to underesti mate tumor size. Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) is nonin Spotting symptoms early By Paula Kelley firstname.lastname@example.org When people ask me what the Healthy Woman program is, I have a set response, as I am sure everyone does when they describe their work, said Amy Linares, a licensed practical nurse and direc tor of Womens Services for North Okaloosa Medical Center. I tell them Healthy Woman is a free communi ty education resource that I believe empowers women to be healthier mind, body and spirit. But Linares admits that lately she wants to say so much more as a recent lifesaving story has made her believe in her work now more than ever. I want to say it is a pro gram that will add more years to your life, more time for you with your fam ily, and it is so much more than a really fun girl event even though it is that too. I want to tell women about our annual event that saved one womans life, she said, not knowing if she should laugh or cry. I will tell you the story and then you tell me about our Healthy Woman program. Linares began, During Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Oct. 21, 2010, Dr. Vin cente Mendez presented a seminar for the Healthy Woman participants. He spoke about the disease and the importance of selfexams for early detection. A 44-year-old Crest view woman, who is a sin gle mom, was there and although she would rather not have her name used, the timeline of her story is amazing. Eight days after the seminar, she did a selfexam as Dr. Mendez had spoken about. She found a lump in a breast. Nov. 4, 14 days later, she visited with a physician and had a mammogram. Nov. 8, she had an appointment with Dr. Mendez. Nov. 11 (just 21 days after the Healthy Woman seminar) she had her rst ultrasound-guided biopsy, and the ndings were inva sive ductal carcinoma. Dec. 17, she under went a right-sided breast conserving partial mastec tomy, and on Dec. 23, she returned to work without any limitations. Christmas Eve, her only child turned 15 years old. Valentines Day 2011, she began radiation treat ments, and by the end of March of this year, she was Healthy Woman success story See SUCCESS PAGE 7 See SYMPTOMS P AGE 7
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Think Pink 8 | Crestview News Bulletin Saturday, October 1, 2011 6512169 Make a date to do something special for yourself, and your family.