Crestview news bulletin
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Title: Crestview news bulletin
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Crestview news
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Publication Date: 01-07-2012
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www.crestviewbulletin.com 50 TABLE OF CONTENTS Find us at www. facebook.com/ crestviewbulletin Follow us at twitter.com/ cnbulletin TWITTER FACEBOOK A Freedom paper read by 10,450 people every week BASKETBALL: IND I ANS RALLY PAST BULLDOGS IN D I STR I CT PLAY SPORTS, A5 Saturday, JANUARY 7, 2012 By Brian Hughes brianh@crestviewbulletin.com Baker Schools students received a feather in their mortarboards with the announcement this week that the state Department of Education has awarded their school an A grade for the 2010-11 academic year. Unlike elementary and middle school grades, which are announced over the summer, high school grades arent announced until winter. In the case of north Oka loosa Countys unique K-12 combination schools, Bak er and Laurel Hill schools had to wait for their high school components grades to be reported to learn their schools overall grade. Crestview High School and Laurel Hill School each received a B. Fort Walton Beach, Choctawhatchee, and Niceville high schools received As. Were very happy, Bak er School Principal Tom Shipp said. Our teachers work awfully hard and I think they encourage the best out of our students. Of course its our students who have to make the achievement. Elementary and middle school grades are based solely on FCAT scores, ex plained Okaloosa School District superintendent, Dr. Alexis Tibbetts, in a me dia release. High school grades are calculated 50 percent on FCAT and 50 percent non-FCAT components that include; graduation rate, accelerated course work (AP, IB, AICE, Dual Enrollment), industry cer tication, postsecondary readiness (based on ACT, SAT, and PERT exams), at-risk graduation rate, and growth or decline in all components, the release explained. Were going to work to shore that up, Tibbetts said of Crestview High and Laurel Hills Bs. Theres nothing wrong with a B: Its not a C, or a D or an F. But were going to work on it. We want to see it become an A again next year. Tibbetts also expressed concern about the failing grade given to the Emer ald Coast Career Institute (ECCI), a special educa tion school located at Rich bourg School in Crestview. The school offers special coursework for students who have had excessive absences and experience lack of engagement. Because these stu dents experience signi cant academic challenges, Crestview High, Laurel Hill School earn Bs on state grades Baker School scores an A grade Special to the News Bulletin U.S. Airways announced it will begin pro viding daily nonstop service from Northwest Florida Regional Airport to Washington, D.C. starting March 25. The new ights will link the regions military bases and area businesses to the nations capi tal with a quick dedicated ight every day. Obtaining non-stop service to DCA has been a top priority for us and we greatly appre ciate U.S. Airways brilliant decision to initiate this invaluable service to our region. Our mili tary personnel, government leaders, defense contractors, and businesses will immediately benet, Northwest Florida Regional Airport Director Greg Donovan said. Quick, affordable travel to and from the Washington market will strengthen our regions industries and our abil ity to interact with national policy makers. The service equally provides an opportu nity for national leadership to visit our com munity and see rsthand the exceptional work performed at our military bases and the im portant missions being accomplished by over 60,000 personnel. A U.S. Airways 50-seat CRJ regional jet will depart Reagan-National Airport at 2:40 p.m. daily and will arrive in Valparaiso at 4:13 p.m. The jet will stay at the gate for 37 minutes be fore departing at 4:50 p.m. for the return trip to Washington at 4:50 p.m., arriving there at 8:13 p.m. Operating through the preferred downtown Washington airport, the new U.S. Airways ights will allow Northwest Florida travelers immediate and convenient access to the heart By Brian Hughes brianh@crestviewbulletin.com Crestview Bob Sikes Airport closed out a year highlighted by new tenants and millions of dollars in in frastructure improvements with a Dec. 30 ribbon cut ting for Qwest Air Parts new hangar. The Memphis, Tenn.-based company dis mantles aircraft at the end of their service life for parts, equipment and components. What County Airports Director Greg Donovan called an informal ceremo ny drew nearly two-dozen Qwest employees, including company President Gary Jones, to town from Mem phis. Joining them were representatives from airport tenants, local and county government, and the region al business community. In addition to staff mem bers from xed-base opera tor Emerald Coast Aviation and air ambulance operator Air Methods, which will lease hangar space from Qwest, Capital Avionics President Al Ingle was present with his new business manager Peter Mohylsky, who will be based at the companys Crestview ofce. As workers continued to dismantle the three air planes parked on Qwests new apron, Donovan wel comed Qwests represen tatives, saying, I hope you are impressed with our Bob Sikes Airport wraps up a good year Qwest ribbon-cutting draws civic, business leaders Nonstop ights to D.C. coming Local homeless population doubles in winter By Brian Hughes brianh@crestviewbulletin.com When nighttime temperatures dip below 40 degrees, Crestviews cold night shelters open for business. Seven area churches, coordinated through Opportunity Inc. under the Okaloosa/ Walton Coalition for the Homeless, have teamed up to offer the homeless a warm place to spend the night. The churches rotate, each operat ing in turn a shelter one night a week, with two of the churches serving as host sites twice a week each. Shelter guests receive a hot dinner and breakfast the next morning. The shelters open at 6 and the doors close by 9 p.m., said the Rev. Mark Broadhead, whose First Presby terian Church hosts the shelter twice a week. People who come, they can have something hot to eat, as long as the food lasts. That way they have a hot meal and a hot bed, Brian Walton of Christ Com munity Church said. Cold nights trigger shelter openings See FLIGHTS A3 See SHELTER A3 See GRADES A3 See AIRPORT A3 B RIAN HUGHES | News Bulletin Parents and students come and go along the Baker School walkways the morning after the school was awarded an A grade by the Florida Department of Education. Right: Visitors to the Dec. 30 ribbon cutting board a newly arrived MD-88 during their exploration of Qwest Air Parts Crestview facilities. B RIAN HUGHES | News Bulletin 37th Year, Number 2 FACE L IF T................................ A 6 Obituary .............................. A2 Local .................................... A4 Sports ................................... A5 Business ............................... A6 Classieds ............................ A7 Business Directory .............. A8


Local A2 | Crestview News Bulletin Saturday, January 7, 2012 ADVERTISE IN THE NEWS BULLETIN Ask your Advertising Represenative about our Color by the Inch Program and Customer Appreciation Sale See our Online Packages at www.crestviewbulletin.com/interactive (850) 682-6524 Carol Ann Vickers, 52, of Crestview, passed away Friday, Dec. 30, 2011, at North Okaloosa Medical Center. She was born Dec. 20, 1959, in Florala, Ala. In her spare time, she enjoyed intelligent conversation, taking classes and spending time with her family. She is survived by her two sons, Matthew and George Vickers; sisters, Sue Riley and Sharon Riley; brother, Gary Thompson; nephews, Robert Dwyer and wife Mindy of Crestview, and Danny Dwyer and wife Jessi of Fort Walton Beach; her mother, Navis Spring of Crestview; and numerous family and friends. A celebration of Carols life will be held Saturday, Jan. 7, 2012, at Damascus Baptist Church, 17735 County Road 4, Florala, beginning at 11 a.m. with Pastor William Raley ofciating. Flowers are being accepted, or in lieu of owers, donations may be made to American Cancer Society. Memories and condolences may be shared with the family at www.daviswatkins. com. Arrangements and services are under the direction of Davis Watkins Funeral Home. Carol Ann Vickers Obituaries Special to the News Bulletin Crestviews roller derby team will host its rst scrimmage soon. Future business sponsors and those interested in skating are invited to the Okaloosa Rollers Black versus White scrimmage Saturday, Jan. 14, from 6-8 p.m. at Davidson Middle School, 6261 Old Bethel Road. Players from the areas newest all-womens at track roller derby league will demonstrate basic skills and will be available to discuss the Okaloosa Rollers rst bout season. The mission of the Okaloosa Rollers is to introduce the sport of roller derby to northern Okaloosa County and to empower women by helping them build condence through participation in a competitive sport, according to a press release. The team seeks to maintain a welcoming environment toward women of all ages, races, nationalities, religions, sexual orientations and body types and to create healthy examples for the younger generation. It is the teams goal to instill a sense of sisterhood within the league and to allow that positive energy to reach out into the community as they seek to help those in need. Crestviews roller derby team prepares for opening scrimmage GOSPEL CONCERT : Libby and Friends Gospel Concert Ministry will present the Down East Boys Quartet Jan. 14 at 6 p.m. at Central Baptist Church, 951 S. Ferdon Blvd., Crestview. A love offering will be received. Tickets for the Feb. 12 Ernie Haase and Signature Sound Concert are available now. Concerts are held every second Saturday of the month, and sponsored by Crestview Memorial Funeral Home, Liveoak Memorial Park, Mrs. Bs BBQ and Bakery, and Central Baptist Church. For more information visit www.LibbyAnd FriendsGospelConcerts. com, call Libby White at 496-7106, or Central Baptist Church at 6825525. CLASSES : Crestview Church of the Nazarene at 395 Aplin Road is hosting several events. For more information call the church at 682-7995 or visit www.crestview nazarene. com. On Monday, Jan. 9, at 6:30 p.m. the Crestview Church of the Nazarene (395 Aplin Road) will be holding a class entitled, Getting A Hold of Your Finances. This class will offer ways to prepare and live within a budget while helping participants become debt free. For more information, go to www.crestviewnazarene. com or call the church at 682-7995. ZUMBA CLASSES : Crestview Church of the Nazarene has Zumba classes every Thursday from 6:30 7:30 p.m. at 395 Aplin Road in Crestview. Taught by certied instructors, the class costs $5 per person. For more information, please go to www.crestviewnazarene. com. AGLOW : Its time for Fort Walton Beach Aglow. The meeting will be held on Thursday Jan. 12, at Marina Bay Resort, 80 Miracle Strip Parkway, Fort Walton Beach. Coffee and fellowship are at 9:30 a.m. and the meeting starts at 10 a.m. For more information contact Barbara Williams at 678-1335 or fwbaglow@ yahoo.com. Faith BRIEFSReport child abuse We all have seen the tragic story of the death of a young toddler named Logan whose father, along with the fathers ance, were charged with aggravated child abuse and neglect following the boys death. Both are in jail without bond. Thank you to the judge who made that decision. Logan has been heavy on my heart since I heard of his death. The only solace is he is no longer in pain and is with someone above who loves him. I would suspect, and I may be wrong, that if abuse indeed took place as police contend, that someone had seen the signs of abuse prior to his death and chose to turn a blind eye. If they would have just picked up the phone and called the child abuse hotline. We should not let Logan die in vain. We all should pledge to make a difference for a child. I have said this before and will continue to say it. If you know of or suspect child abuse, please call the Florida Child Abuse Hotline at 1-800-96-ABUSE. Reporter information is condential. A phone call can change or even save the life of a child. It may have saved Logans life but we will never know. And in closing, there has been chatter about Special Forces bringing trouble to our area, specically this soldier who is now charged with aggravated child abuse and neglect. Folks, child abusers come from all walks of life rich, poor, military, religious organizations, and on and onChild abuse is not isolated to one sector of our society. So lets not blame the Special Forces, blame those responsible for his death. We should be appreciative of the Special Forces for their contribution to our community and more importantly than that, to our country. Julie Hurst, CEO Emerald Coast Childrens Advocacy Center, Inc. LETTER TO THE EDITOR Whats HAPPENING To have an area event published here, email it to news@crestviewbulletin. com or call 682-6524 by 5 p.m. Friday. Announcements run on a space-available basis. DONATIONS WANTED : To help the homeless and needy families, a group is collecting the following items until Feb. 29: new or slightly used bras in all sizes, new and slightly used socks, all sizes; new panties (all sizes); and tampons/ pads. For more information contact Judy Christopher at 682-8023 or CHRISJ357@ cox.net. CRESTVIEW TAXAIDE VOLUNTEERS NEEDED : The AARP Foundation Tax-Aide program provides free assistance to low and moderate income taxpayers in conjunction with the IRS. Volunteers do not need to be an AARP member or retiree to participate. Volunteers receive free tax training and are asked to work four-hour days, once or twice a week at the Crestview Public Library. If you are good with numbers and computers, this community service is very rewarding. For more information please contact Dennis Malik at 537-8404 or Tom Alexander at 651-2326, or visit the AARP website at www.aarp.org/tavolunteer8. SANFORD 100TH BIRTHDAY : On Monday, Jan. 9, Shoal Creek Rehabilitation will host a 100th birthday party for Willie Sanford of Baker, in honor of his 100th birthday. A 90TH BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION : You are invited to attend the 90th birthday celebration for Amanda Lewis on Sunday, Jan. 15 at Carver-Hill School Center, 461 School Ave., Crestview. The celebration starts at 3 p.m. PARKS TURN WATER OFF: Okaloosa County Parks Department will turn off the water in park restrooms during freezing temperatures to keep pipes from bursting over the next few weeks. Signs will be posted on each door, temperatures will be monitored, and restrooms will open if weather warms. For more information, call 689-5084. For a list and directions to all Okaloosa County parks, visit www. okaloosa.com. ACT/SAT WORKSHOPS : to assist students taking the Jan. 28 SAT, Feb. 11 ACT and March 10 ACT or SAT will be held soon. The deadline for postmarked registration is Monday, Jan. 9. The Niceville High School Workshops will be held from 2-5 p.m. Jan. 24, 25, 30 and 31. The Fort Walton Beach High School workshops will be held from 2-5 p.m. Jan. 26 and 27, and Feb. 1 and 2. All materials, snacks and drinks are furnished. Students will need to bring calculators. For more information contact Mrs. Hart via email at Amhart1966@aol.com or call 615-585-2401. You may also contact yoru high school guidance depart. BLOOD DRIVES: Northwest Florida Blood Services is hosting the following blood drives: Jan. 15 : First United Methodist Church at 599 Eighth Ave., Crestview, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Jan. 17 : North Okaloosa Medical Center, 151 E. Redstone Ave., Crestview, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.; NOMC Physicians Building, Redstone Ave, Crestview, 3-5 p.m. Jan. 18 : Parthenon Healthcare, 1849 E. First Street, Crestview, 9 a.m. to noon. Jan. 20 : Marquis Cinema 10, Crestview, 4-9 p.m., free movie ticket for all donors. Jan. 24: Okaloosa County North, 601 N Pearl St., Crestview, 6-11 a.m. TOASTMASTERS NEW VENUE : The Crestview Toastmasters club meets the second and fourth Tuesdays of each month. Beginning Jan. 12, the meetings will be held in Room 6 at Troy University, 650 S. Pearl St., Crestview. Meetings begin promptly at 6 p.m. and end at 7 p.m. The club is a learn-by-doing workshop where members practice speaking skills in a relaxed atmosphere. The person with strong speaking skills has an advantage in todays competitive job market. Call Clara Dunham at 803-4488 and join them in learning how to speak with condence and say what you mean. LIBRARY EVENTS : Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs (90 minutes long, rated PG) will be featured at the Crestview Public Library movie picnic Friday, Jan. 13, at 6 p.m. Pack a picnic supper. Please do not bring children who cannot sit through a feature length lm. 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. The library thanks Wolves Den 11 for providing the beverages and cleaning up and Crestview Library Friends for purchasing the movie license. Please call Heather at 682-4432 with questions. The library is located at 1445 Commerce Drive behind the post ofce. FINANCIAL HELP: On Monday, Jan. 9, at 6:30 p.m. the Crestview Church of the Nazarene (395 Aplin Road) will be holding a class entitled, Getting A Hold of Your Finances. This class will offer ways to prepare and live within a budget while helping participants become debt free For more information, please go to www.crestviewnazarene. com or call the church at 682-7995. ZUMBA CLASSES : Crestview Church of the Nazarene has Zumba classes every Thursday from 6:30 7:30 p.m. at 395 Aplin Road in Crestview. Taught by certied instructors, the class costs $5 per person. For more information, please go to www.crestviewnazarene. com. SENIORS VS. CRIME : The Okaloosa County Seniors vs. Crime is a special project under the Florida Attorney Generals Ofce to assist senior citizens who believe that someone has taken advantage of them. The organizations ofce is located at 296 S. Ferdon Blvd., Crestview, suite 8. Hours are 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays, except holidays. For more information or to report a scam, call 3063176. The organizations email address is okaloosacountysvc@yahoo. com. 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 5851368. CRESTVIEW SOUP KITCHENS : Serving from 11 a.m. to noon except on Wednesdays, when the hours are from 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, 682-3154. Wednesdays: LifePoint Church (former First Assembly of God), 400 S. Ferdon Blvd. (State 85), 6823518. 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. 90, 6822835. 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 with this service.M IS C ELL A NEO U S DOC MEETING : A regular meeting of Pensacola Chapter 298, United Daughters of the Confederacy, will be held Thursday, Jan 12. Refreshments will be served at 1 p.m., with the meeting at 1:30 p.m. at the Pensacola First Baptist Church. Jacki Wilson, archivist from the Pensacola Historical Resource Center, will talk on Father Nashs letters. Members of the lineage organization reside in Okaloosa, Santa Rosa and Escambia Counties. For more information call Glenda Manis at 678-7318 or 902-7049. WAM! CONFERENCE : The second annual Shelter House WAM! (Women and Money) Conference will be held Saturday, Jan. 28, from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort. It will offer workshops on topics such as organizing your nances, budgeting, cooking on a budget, investing and car basics. Workshops under the Youth Economic Strategies program will include budgeting, banking, savings, interviewing, resume writing and entrepreneurship and are geared toward ages 12-18. Attendees who register by Jan. 13 will be entered into a drawing for one of 20 books Shelter House is giving away. Registration is $25 per person in advance or $30 at the door. It includes all workshops, the keynote address, breakfast and lunch. Scholarships are also available. To apply for a scholarship, get more information about sponsorship opportunities as a business, or for more information, call 243-1201. FLORIDA TRAIL SCHEDULE : For more information on Florida Trail Association activities, visit http://choctaw. oridatrail.org. ADVENTURE CLUB : For more information on club activities, call Clarice Hebinck at 581-4591 or send her an email at freklz100@cox.net. N EWS I NFORMATION P UBLISHER tomc@crestviewbulletin.com E DITOR michaels@crestviewbulletin.com O FFICE S TAFF . . . . . RECEPTIONIST amyr@crestviewbulletin.com . CIRCULATION ASSISTANT dawnb@crestviewbulletin.com A DVERTISING I NFORMATION AD CONSULTANT dianab@crestviewbulletin.com AD CONSULTANT melissa@crestviewbulletin.com MEDIA CONSULTANT sherries@crestviewbulletin.com E DITORIAL REPORTER ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT EDITOR brianh@crestviewbulletin.com REPORTER paulak@crestviewbulletin.com SPORTS EDITOR randyd@crestviewbulletin.com news@crestviewbulletin.com 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


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WE DO: HOUSE DRIVEWAYS PARKING LOTS FARM LANES LONG LANES DRIVEWAYS PRIVATE ROADS PATCHWORK NEW HOMES GRADEWORK SEAL COATING BASEWORK ASPHALT MILLINGS Free Estimates Fast Service Quality Work Full-Service Asphalt Paving Tired of a Dust Bowl in the Summer and a Mud Hole in the Winter? Dont Fuss ... CALL US! Of ce 800-566-7182 Mobile 850-524-0823 NOTICE ASPHALT PAVING Donohue Asphalt 4821686 TERENCE D. BARNES, D.M.D. United Concordia Providers (Military and Okaloosa County School Board Insurance) Accommodating the whole family ages 3 and up. We go the extra mile for your smile. 838 W. James Lee Blvd., Crestview (850) 689-1858 drbarnescrestview.com Now Accepting New Patients FLIGHTS from page A1 SHELTER from page A1 GRADES from page A1 of Washington, and all loca tions inside the beltway, U.S. Airways chairman and CEO Doug Parker said. We are excited to ex pand our service to custom ers traveling to and from our nations capital, as well as increase jobs at Washington National Airport, Parker said. When our expansion is completed, U.S. Airways will offer more than 230 daily ights and directly support more than 1,500 aviation jobs at Washington National. The competitive GSA (General Services Admin istration) government fares will allow for more military personnel from nearby bases to travel to Washington from VPS (Northwest Florida Regional Airport) instead of having to drive to other air ports. This, in turn will save the government money, said Okaloosa Airports Busi ness Development Manager Mike Stenson. The new ights will also provide new connection op portunities through U.S. Airways Washington D.C. hub to more than 50 destina tions. For ight information and ticket purchases, go on line to www.usairways.com or call 1-800-428-4322. AIRPORT from page A1 community. We are so hap py that Qwest is here. With the hangar doors open to reveal Qwests new est acquisition, a 21-year-old MD-88 passenger jet that landed three weeks ago, Donovan cited a litany of air port improvements, includ ing the resurfaced 8,000-foot runway, new storm water drainage systems, and a taxiway widening project that was under construction beyond Qwests apron as he spoke. This airport is grow ing by leaps and bounds, Donovan said, gesturing to the open door behind the podium. Envision the op portunities thats going to bring to your company and our community. We welcome Qwest and we thank you for choosing the best airport to come to, Crestview Area Chamber of Commerce President Derek Lott said. This is a great event for us, agreed Okaloosa Coun ty Commissioner Wayne Harris, whose district in cludes the airport. This is another step forward for this community and Okaloosa County. Were going to increase operations in this place, Jones said, looking around his companys cavernous hangar. Were going to grow from here. Currently, he said, Qwest has 10 employees at its Crestview facility and plans to dismantle between eight and 10 aircraft a year and go up from there. In fact, he said, had Qwest had the apron space and hangar it does now, its capacity would already have increased. If we had this earlier, we would have had more (planes) down here, Jones said. Wednesday morning, Chris and Cheri Schiro were the last members of Joy Fellowship cleaning up the kitchen at Christ Com munity Church, where their church has been hosting a shelter for four years. Chris Schiro, who has received training in ac commodating transients, said the Crestview area homeless ranks increase in winter. In the wintertime, a lot of guys from up north catch trains and come down here, he said. The amount of homeless people doubles when it gets cold. We can get anywhere up to 15 or 16 people a night, Cheri Schiro said. Ann Sprague, the local homeless shelter coordina tor, said the Coalition for the Homeless will be con ducting a census of home less people in the county at the end of the month. She requested people who know of a homeless person stay ing with a friend to let her know so the person may be included in the count. The homeless person need not give his or her name. We expect the count to go way up because of the economy, she said. Area cold night shelters use cots, blankets, oor mats and sleeping bags stored in a trailer provided by the United Way through local corporate sponsor ships, Chris Schiro said. It just goes from church to church, he said. After their dinner, male shelter guests bed down in the churches fellow ship halls or other meeting rooms. We had a lady stay with us last night, Cheri Schiro said. We put her in a sep arate room. If we have a married couple or a mother with kids, we put them in a separate room, too. It is sure a blessing having these shelters, said Noreen, a homeless woman originally from Illinois, who did not wish her last name to be used. Id probably be freezing, sleeping outside otherwise. Shelter organizers said the Crestview Police De partment keeps an eye out for the homeless on cold nights, even if some dont want to take advantage of the shelters. Some of them just dont want to do the shelters, but if we see people down on their luck, we let them know where the shelters are and where the soup kitchens are, police spokesman Lt. Andrew Schneider said. In the past year we have seen a notable increase in our homeless population, he said. With the economic problems weve been hav ing, weve seen more home less people in town. We try to get them a little bit of help if we can. Organizers said by and large, shelter guests are po lite, appreciative, and rarely cause disturbances. Often they pitch in to help out at the host church. Wednes day evening, several men helped church members take down Christmas deco rations. Others have helped with minor repairs or paint ing projects, Sprague said. Most of them are pretty good guys, Chris Schiro said. Weve never had any troubles with them. Normally we dont have any problems because they police each other very well, Sprague added. Nobody wants to ruin a good thing. their lack of participation in accelerated course work negatively impacted the points earned for their school grade, Tibbetts re lease stated. Yet, the mission of this school, which is to pro duce high school graduates through targeted counsel ing, educational support, in dividualized instruction and remediation, and career and technical training, is of note because Okaloosa County has the lowest dropout rate in Florida, the release con tinued. This is the rst year the ECCI school has been grad ed, according to the Florida School Grades School Ac countability Report available at schoolgrades.doe.org. Tibbetts attributed Crestview High and Laurel Hill Schools B grade to low learning gains in reading for the lowest 25 percent of each schools students. Crestview Highs FCAT scores in writing, read ing and science also con tributed to its B, Tibbetts said, but Laurel Hill School wouldve had an A except for the reading issue. Baker School has earned an A for eight of the past 10 years. Crestview High and Laurel Hill were A schools for each of the three years prior to 2010-11. What we try to do ev ery year is pinpoint those things that we need to improve in and focus our time and our energy on our weak spots, Shipp said. Im very, very proud of our teachers and our students. Theyre doing an excellent job. Theyre raising the bar and theyre having to work hard but were going to do our best to maintain that grade. P hotos by BRIAN HUGHES | News Bulletin From left, County Commissioners Wayne Harris and Don Amunds, Crestview Mayor David Cadle, Commissioner Robert Campbell and Airports Director Greg Donovan join airport ofcials, tenants and business leaders at the Dec. 30 Qwest Air Parts hangar ribbon cutting. Following the ribbon cutting, guests explored Qwest Air Parts Crestview operations, as seen from a window aboard an MD-88 passenger jet being dismantled by the company. YOU CAN HELP Crestview shelter organizer Ann Sprague welcomes volunteers, whether they belong to a church or not. She also seeks donations of thermal underwear, cots, tents, blankets, coats, heavy socks and other clothing. Smaller size clothes for men and women are especially needed, she said. Once the shelters are over, they need the tents, Sprague said. Call Sprague at 826-1770. LOCAL SHELTER SCHEDULE Local cold night shelters open at 6 p.m. when temperatures are predicted to fall below 40 degrees. Mon. Emmanuel Baptist at 1st Presbyterian Church, 492 N. Ferdon Blvd. Tue. Joy Fellowship at Community of Christ, 398 W. First Ave. Wed.Community of Christ, 398 W. First Ave. Thu. New Beginnings Baptist Church, 412 W. James Lee Blvd. Fri. First Presbyterian Church, 492 N. Ferdon Blvd. Sat. First United Methodist Church, 599 Eighth Ave. Sun. LifePoint 400 S. Ferdon Blvd. P hotos by BRIAN HUGHES | News Bulletin Noreen, a homeless woman, joins members of Christ Community Church for their Wednesday night supper before spending the night at the churchs cold night shelter. With their bicycles waiting safely in the foyer, homeless people gather outside Christ Community Church to wait for its cold night shelter to open.


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Presentation of Christmas parade awards Main Street Crestview Association. 5. Fire department presentation Chief Traylor. 6. New business: a. Garbage dispute Tom Gordon. b. Request for reimbursement of expenses and related damages in the concessionaire bid process at Twin Hills Park Ashley Rogers, attorney representing Dawn Sledge. c. Resolution 11-24 Out-of-city water petition and municipal services agreement for 819 Williams Ave. E. Requested by Michael J. Hancock, property owner. d. Authorization to execute a contract for purchase of 378 W. Woodruff Ave. property Ben Holley. e. Appointments: 1. Board of Adjustment (Lynn Riley resignation) Councilman Berezo. (Balance of current term until March 8 and new term until March 8, 2014). 2. Planning & Zoning Board (Alton Jones -Jan. 28) Councilman Berezo. f. Schedule workshops: Administrative Services. 1. Final presentation by Renaissance Group on longrange transportation plan. 2. Charter amendment. 3. Bed tax. 4. Impact fees. g. Schedule CRA board meeting: 1. Main Street Crestview Association agreement. 2. Funding for Twin Hills bridge repair. 3. Incubator Committee report. 4. Facade Improvement Grant Review Committee report. h. Request to purchase the western end of Arena Road from Mr. Fleming for $8,000, approved previously by the City Council pending survey Public Services. i. Discuss request for quali cations (RFQ) for the City Attorney Councilman Berezo. 7. Mayoral report. 8. Business from the oor. CONSENT AGENDA 1. Approval of the Dec. 12 special meeting and the Jan. 3 regular council and special meetings. 2. Approval of $1,092 invoice for professional services. Requested by Allen, Norton & Blue, P.A. 3. Approval of $1,530 invoice for professional services. Requested by Ben L. Holley. Crestview City Council agenda The Okaloosa County Board of Commissioners will hold their next public board meeting Tuesday, Jan. 10, at 6 p.m. in the commission chambers in the Crestview Courthouse, located at 101 E. James Lee Blvd. in Crestview. A second meeting of the Board of Commissioners will take place Jan. 17 at 6 p.m. at the Emerald Coast Conference Center. Board of Commissioner meetings can also be viewed live or anytime at www.okaloosa .com. For an agenda, previous meeting summaries or a meeting calendar, please visit the website listed above. Meetings continue to be aired in their entirety on Cox Communication Channel. For more information, call 311 to reach all county of ces. Board of Commissioner meetings Special to the News Bulletin Northwest Florida Extension Services will be offering a forest stewardship workshop focusing on some of the more common and troublesome invasive exotic plants in northwest Florida and the current methods being used to control them. Some exotic plants are invasive weeds that form expanding populations on our landscape, making management for timber, wildlife and other bene ts a challenge.The workshop is scheduled for Wednesday, Jan. 11, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the following locations: Live site: Okaloosa Extension Of ce, Crestview, $10, 689-5850. Video conference sites: Escambia Extension Of ce, Cantonment, $10, 475-5230; Walton Extension Of ce, DeFuniak Springs, $10, 892-8172. Pesticide Applicator Continuing Education Units and SAF CFEs are available. The fees listed will cover the cost of lunch and materials. Please preregister by Monday, Jan. 9. For more information, please contact Brooke Saari, Okaloosa/ Walton County Extension, or Sheila Dunning, Okaloosa County Extension, call 689-5850 or email bsaari@u .edu. Forest stewardship workshop Jan. 11 Special to the News Bulletin Alena Dallas Lee was born at North Okaloosa Medical Center on Nov. 9, 2011, at 1:26 p.m., to Jessica Purvis of Baker and Benjamin Lee of Holt. She weighed 7 pounds, 14 ounces and was 20 inches long. Alena was also welcomed by a brother, Isaac Mann, her maternal grandparents, Glenn and Sarah Purvis; and her paternal grandparents, Chris and Sherrie Stanley of Holt. Alena Lee was born Nov. 9, 2011. PURVIS, LEE WELCOME DAUGHTER SHERRIE STANLEY | News Bulletin A cold snap earlier this week iced up some trees in Crestview, including this one on Ashley Drive outside the Crestview News Bulletin of ces. ICED OVER


SP O RT S www.crestviewbulletin.com Saturday, January 7, 2012 Page 5 Area schedule Today High school wrestling Crestview at Niceville, 12 p.m. Monday High school boys basketball Crestview at Fort Walton Beach, JV only 7 p.m. High school girls basketball Rocky Bayou Christian at Baker, V 6 p.m. Crestview at Fort Walton Beach, JV only, 5:30 p.m. High school girls soccer Milton at Crestview, V 5 p.m. Middle school boys soccer Davidson at Pryor, 5 p.m. Meigs at Shoal River, 5 p.m. Destin at Baker, 6:15 p.m. Middle school girls soccer Davidson at Pryor, 6:15 p.m. Meigs at Shoal River, 6:15 p.m. Destin at Baker, 6:15 p.m. Tuesday High school boys basketball Crestview at Fort Walton Beach, V 7 p.m. Chipley at Baker, JV5 p.m./V 6:15 p.m. Laurel Hill at Central, JV 6 p.m./V 7:15 p.m. High school girls basketball Crestview at Fort Walton Beach, V 5:30 p.m. Laurel Hill at Bethlehem, JV 6 p.m./V 7:15 p.m. High school boys soccer Crestview at Pace, V 5 p.m. High school girls soccer Fort Walton Beach at Crestview, V 5 p.m. Baker at Washington, 6 p.m. Middle school boys basketball Shoal River at Meigs, 5 p.m. Middle school girls basketball Shoal River at Meigs, 6:15 p.m. YMCA basketball The Crestview YMCA is accepting registration through Jan.13 for its youth basketball program. The program is open to boys and girls ages 3-12. Program fee is $36 for members and $48 for non-members. Volunteer coaches also are needed. For more information contact Troy Donofro at 689-2999. CPD Special Olympics fundraiser The City of Crestview Police Department will be sponsoring a bowling tournament for the Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics on Feb. 11 from 2-5 p.m at the Shoal River Lanes in Crestview. Here is how it works: Invite your friends, family, business, team members, or work shift to join you in creating a bowling team of four members. Each member of your team makes a $25 donation to the Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics, and then you begin to bowl your best scores. For more information, please contact Crestview Police Department Agency Coordinator Marsha Barnett by telephone at 682-3544 ext. 129 or by email at barnettm@ crestviewpd.org, or Okaloosa County Coordinator Joseph Floyd at 682-3544 ext. 113 or by email at oydj@crestviewpd. org. Reporting news, calendar items and story suggestions We depend on our readers to help us with the many local events. We welcome announcements for our sports calendar and youth league stories. If you would like to submit a story, or a photo with information about those pictured, please email it to sports editor Randy Dickson at randyd@crestviewbulletin. com. The deadline for submitting material for Wednesdays paper is 9 a.m. Monday. Saturdays deadline is 9 a.m. Thursday. News & NOTES By Randy Dickson randyd@crestviewbulletin. com FOR T WAL TON BEACH Choctawhatchee spotted Crestview 14 points before coming roaring back be hind the play of Mikal Rod gers to beat the Bulldogs 70-62 in District 2-6A boys basketball Tuesday. Indian coach Andy Thigpen wasnt surprised by the way his team bat tled back. I have good guys, he said. They just had to settle down and play their game. I knew patience and attention would get us back in the game. But you can never count Crestview out be cause coach (Keith) White is a great coach and his players are very athletic. Its not over until the end of the ball game. Crestview (9-4, 2-2) could do no wrong in the rst ve-and-a-half min utes of play. Ronnie Baylark led Crestviews early charge, scoring six of the rst 14 Bulldog points. The Indians nally got on the scoreboard with 2:09 left in the period when Jonathon Brassell broke the drought with a midrange jumper. Another Brassell bas ket pulled the Indians (105, 2-1) within 10 points, but things still looked bleak for the home team at the end of the rst quarter with Crestview up 19-6. A Crestview basket by Antryum Coleman with 4:12 left in the rst half gave the Bulldogs their biggest lead of the night at 26-11. Rodgers then proceed ed to take over the game, scoring 11 of his teamhigh 23 points in the nal four minutes of the half. A Rodgers basket with 1:14 left in the second quarter pulled the Indians to with in two points of Crestview at 30-28. But Jonathan Buckelew hit three free throws and Denzel Ware added another to stretch the Crestview lead to 3428 at the break. Choctaw got scores from Jamel Bias, Rodgers and Brassell to open the third quarter and take the lead at 35-34. The teams continued to exchange scores until Baylark, who led all scor ers with 24 points, got hot again and the Bull dogs moved in front 46-41 with 1:21 left in the third. By the time Crestview scored its next basket the Indians had gone on a 12point run to take control of the game with 5:44 left in the fourth. A Buckelew score broke the Indian run but by that time the Indians led 53-48 and were in control of the game. Bias joined Rodgers in double gures for the In dians with 10 points. Bras sell added nine points and Terrance Bryant kicked in eight points. Cline and Coleman hit double digits, along with Baylark for Crestview. Coleman scored 13 and Cline added 11. White said his team was unwilling to play the way it needed to with the big lead. We are very selsh and we dont want to do the things we need to do to hold onto a lead, he said. We dont want to run the plays we need to work on a lead. We dont want to milk the clock. We want to keep shoot ing the ball and when the shots arent falling we keep shooting the same shots. By Pat Flynn Florida Freedom Newspapers The Niceville boys soc cer team picked up where it left off before Christmas break on Tuesday night against Crestview. Both teams braved the mid-30 degree weather and took to the pitch for a District 1-4A match, but only the Eagles left victo rious, defeating the Bull dogs 4-0 at Jack Foster Stadium. Niceville dominated possession for much of the game and nished with 11 shots on goal to Crest views two. We did well posses sion-wise, Niceville coach Wes Nelson said. Attack ing third we struggled a little bit, but we got better as the game progressed, which was nice. The Eagles struck rst in the 24th minute as Matt Worthen scored his rst of two goals by heading in a Parker White pass from the right corner to give Niceville (17-2, 10-0) a 1-0 lead. Less than three min utes later, Lucas Van De car sent a ball tipped by a host of players from the air into the back of the net to extend the Niceville lead to 2-0. Denitely started off a little slow, Worthen said, because we havent played together as a team in a while, but getting out there on the eld we just pulled it together and started doing real good. As the second half be gan, the Niceville defense put a quick stop to any Crestview (6-6-1, 4-6-1) at tack. Defensively we did really well, Nelson said. Our keeper was bored all night, which is what we wanted. So I felt like we did really well there. Kyle Pfeiffer assisted on a David Williams goal to move the Niceville lead to 3-0 right around the 65th minute and Worthen struck again to nish off the Bulldogs, splitting two defenders up the middle to get the goal. Despite the loss, Crest view J.V. coach Nick Koot souradis was happy with the progress of the team. Bulldogs varsity coach Scottie Milton was serving a suspension for receiving a red card recently. The strategy going in was a better result than the last game (8-0), he said. Weve been playing better the second half of the sea son and I was proud. Eagles soar past Crestview Indians rally past Bulldogs P H OTOS B Y RA N D Y DICK SON | News Bulletin Ronnie Baylark tries to get past Choctaws Bryan Baker. T op Right: Denzel Ware applies the defensive pressure to Bryan Baker. Middle Right: Crestviews Jonathan Buckelew tries to draw a foul from Choctawhatchees Anthony Hawthorne. Bottom Right: Antryun Coleman beats a Choctaw defender to the basket.


A6 | Crestview News Bulletin Saturday, January 7, 2012 6513911 BusinessSPECIAL TO THE NEW S BULLETI N Jason Wilhelm, general manager of Hooters in Crestview, presents a check to Colleen Mahn, Crestview Family YMCA board chairman, in the amount of $1,264.40. The money was raised from the Hooters sixth annual Golf Tournament in October at Foxwood Country Club. Pictured from left to right are Troy Donofro, Crestview YMCA branch manager/sports coordinator; Regina, Wilhelm, Colleen Mahn, Liz and Brooklyn. By Brian Hughes brianh@crestviewbulletin.com Since the 1960s, the distinctive building at 605 W. James Lee Blvd., that until last year was the D&W Caf, has been a restaurant. It was built as Burketts Drive-In Restaurant in an era of space-age-inspired geometric shapes and colorful graphics, exemplied by sleek, brightly colored diamonds that marched across the buildings ridgeline and the awning below. A colorful, geometric electric sign with neon effects stood as a landmark along the Old Spanish Trail, as old-timers remember U.S. Highway 90, welcoming drivers on that pre-Interstate 10 thoroughfare to Crestview, as well as a good meal. Folks could even eat in their cars under the drivein canopy on the west (left) side of the restaurant. Betty Curenton and Claudia Patten tell us in their local history, Crestview the Forkland, that Viola Burkett was the restaurants original owner. Her husband was Ted Burkett, who owned Burketts Drugs, the Main Street business that older folks recall was the soda fountain in town. (It was formerly Brackins Rexall Drug Store and is now the law ofces of Powell & Powell.) Before D&W moved in three years ago, the restaurant was clad for many years in the Old West trappings of the Coach-n-Four Steak House, which has since moved to its new home south of I-10. In the 1980s, locals recall the eatery on U.S. 90 was Elbertos Restaurant, a quasiItalian establishment that served up a great plate of spaghetti and meatballs. Though the building is undergoing renovation and will soon reopen as Rancheros Cantina Grill, the wide diamonds across the ridgeline are still there currently tan instead of the original bright green, yellow and pink. However, a false facade has been erected, both concealing but also protecting the original decorative architectural detail. Most of the original canopy, however, has been lost. A bit of the early drive-in canopy remains, still proudly sporting its roof diamonds and reminding older residents of the days when Miss Viola accepted American Express, Diners Club and Carte Blanche cards to pay for their meals. I remember when we used to take the kids there when they were real young, Crestview Director of Administrative Services Mike Wing recalled. It was the fanciest place in town to eat back then. Special to The News Bulletin The National Accreditation Commission for Early Care and Education Programs (NAC) announced that Childcare Network 132 has been awarded NAC accreditation. As an NAC-accredited center, Childcare Network 132 has been recognized as an early care and education program that exemplies excellence in the care of young children, according to a press release. By achieving NAC accreditation, Childcare Network 132 provides a high quality program for children, professional development opportunities for staff, parents a program that has exceeded state licensing requirements and children an environment that is conducive to their individual growth and development, the press release states. The accreditation process included a selfstudy process in which administrations, staff and parents evaluated the program in accordance with NAC accreditation standards. After the self-study process was complete, an onsite observation took place at Childcare Network 132 by an early childhood professional. Based on the information collected, Childcare Network 132 was awarded accreditation through the National Accreditation Commission for Early Care and Education. All parents, staff members and administrators at Childcare Network 132 are to be congratulated for achieving this level of excellence, ofcials said. Burketts undergoing conversion to Mexican restaurant The spaceage design of the original Burketts Drive-In is a profusion of bright, vivid color in this vintage 1960s postcard photo. FROM THE COLLECTIO N O F L EO N C URE N TO N | Special to the News Bulletin Childcare Network 132 awarded NAC accreditation HOOTERS DONATES TO YMCA Diamonds in the rough B RIA N HU G HE S | News Bulletin Currently undergoing conversion into Rancheros Cantina, a Mexican restaurant, a new rooine faade conceals the original s diamonds.


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Bulutoglu President 1/7/12 Legal #130542 NOTICE OF SALE In accordance with Florida Statues, Barwood @ Keepsafe Storage, located at 101 Hospital Drive, Crestview, Florida will offer for sale to the highest bidder the household and other goods stored in the below listed units. Said goods are to be sold to recover the rents not paid by the tenants. Unit I45 Deena R Clifton Unit J03 Pamila Clayborne Unit L07 Vicki P. Fortier The sale shall take place on Fri., January 13, 2012 at 10:00 a.m. KeepSafe Storage 101 Hospital Dr Crestview, Fl 32539. 12/31/11 1/7/12 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. Publisher’s Notice “SCAM “To avoid possible scams, it is recommended that consumers should verify caller information when receiving calls regarding credit card payments. Consumers should also contact the local company themselves instead of giving this information to individuals who are contacting them directly. Legal # 130537 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE FIRST JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR OKALOOSA COUNTY, FLORIDA Case No: 11 DR 5626 Division: WALTER B. STINSON, Petitioner, And ALIA EDITH GARCIA, Respondent. NOTICE OF ACTION FOR DISSOLUTION OF MARRIAGE TO:Alia Edith Garcia 919 Edith Boulevard, SE Albuquerque, New Mexico 87102 YOU ARE NOTIFIED that an action has been filed against you and that you are required to serve a copy of your written defenses, if any, to it on Walter B. Stinson, whose address is c/o Southern Star Immigration, P.A., 184 Eglin Parkway, NE, Suite 7, Fort Walton Beach, Florida 32548 on or before Januray 25, 2012, and file the original with the clerk of this Court at Okaloosa County Courthouse Annex Extension 1940 Lewis Turner Boulevard Fort Walton Beach, Florida 32548 before service on Petitioner or immediately thereafter. If you fail to do so, a default may be entered against you for the relief demanded in the petition Copies of all court documents in this case, including orders, are available at the Clerk of the Circuit Court’s office. You may review these documents upon request. You must keep the Clerk of the Circuit Court’s office notified of your current address. (You may file Notice of Current Address, Florida Supreme Court Approved Family Law Form 12.915.) Future papers in this lawsuit will be mailed to the address on record at the clerk’s office. WARNING: Rule 12.285, Florida Family Law Rules of Procedure, requires certain automatic disclosure of documents and information. Failure to comply can result in sanctions, including dismissal or striking of pleadings. Dated: 12-14-11 CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT By: Sherry Johnson Deputy Clerk 12/24/11 12/31/11 1/7/12 1/14/12 Legal # 130552 Notice of Sale AGCO Finance LLC will offer the following repossessed equipment for sale to the highest bidder for cash, plus applicable sales tax. Equipment: Massey Ferguson-1529L Tractor/Loader, S/N: JCH32917, Alamo-160 Cutter, S/N: 14499. Date of sale: Tuesday-January 09, 2011. Time of Sale: 10:00 A.M. Place of sale: Construction Sales, 675 W James Lee Blvd, Crestview, FL. Equipment can be inspected at place of sale. The equipment will be sold AS IS, without warranty. We reserve the right to bid. For further information please contact Dick Wilson (484) 919-2169 Cell, Reference Number 1109369. AGCO Finance LLC PO Box 2000 Johnson, IA 50131 1/4/12 1/7/12 Legal # 130534 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR OKALOOSA COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION File No. 11-CP-1212 IN RE: ESTATE OF JOHN F. PERRETTI Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of John F. Perretti, deceased, whose date of death was November 29, 2011, is pending in the Circuit Court for Okaloose County, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is 101 E. James Lee Blvd., Crestview, FL 32536. The names and addresses of the personal representative and the personal representative’s 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 PERIODS 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 December 31, 2011. Attorney for Personal Representative: Tracy O. Strom Attorney for Donna L. Ferretti Florida Bar Number: 0907420 204 Buck Drive NE Fort Walton Beach, Florida 32548 Telephone: (850) 243-5451 Fax: (850) 244-9554 Personal Representative: Donna L. Perretti 105 Clinton Park Drive Bergenfield, New Jersey 07621 12/31/11 1/7/12


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