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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 Saturday, FEBRUARY 11 2012 By Brian Hughes email@example.com A few tweaks of grammar, cleaning out stray punctuation and proo ng the legalese are all that remain before the Crestview City Council approves the citys new charter, which can happen as early as its Monday evening meeting. The council will conduct a workshop to review the charter at 5 p.m. Monday at City Hall, prior to the regular meeting. The new charter is expected to come before voters on the November ballot. The new form of government the charter would impose on Crestview differs substantially from the citys current charter, which has been around since the 1960s. Signi cant changes include: Substantially weakening the role of the mayor, including removal of the positions oversight over city public safety departments. Strengthening the role of the city council, including its indirect oversight through its city administrator of all city departments, including public safety. Enlarging city government by adding a new city administrator, who would be appointed by the council. Turning the city clerk Changes include strong council, weak mayor, city administrator and appointed clerk Council could approve city charter Monday By Michael Stewart firstname.lastname@example.org Okaloosa County has ordered renovations to a future combination liquor store and sports bar in Laurel Hill to cease and desist after it was discovered a permit had not been issued for the work. At issue is a building on State Road 85 purchased by William Cash Moore that used to house the Whats It Shop, which has closed. Moore plans to open a retail liquor store and small sports bar at the site. A contractor working at the site Wednesday said he was cleaning up and painting at the property and that he was not doing anything that required a building permit. Inside the building, however, a horseshoe bar was under construction, new electrical lines had been run and framing nailed in place. When questioned about the work the contractor, who declined to give his name, refused to comment. He was working out of a pickup truck with Source Contracting stenciled on the side of it. When asked about the renovations, Okaloosa Countys chief building of cial in Crestview, Purl Adams, sent an inspector to the site. Adams said the inspector told him, It looked like some (electrical) circuits were done, he was building a bar and framing around a bathroom. I said, Thats more than cleaning up and painting. The issue rst came up at a Tuesday meeting of the Laurel Hill City Council, when residents in the small rural community north of Crestview questioned why work was being allowed on the building although no permit had been issued. Theyve been working there for weeks, day and night, said Have home, Wanderer includes Crestview on cross-country odyssey By Brian Hughes email@example.com At the inglorious end of a 15-year relationship, in lieu of the usual midlife crisis solutions buying a Corvette or adopting Kazakh orphans, for example Palmer Stevens set off to explore America and, hopefully, nd some answers to lifes conundrums along the way. On March 3, 2011, after four months of planning, Stevens departed Detroit, helming a 2005 Ford F-350 diesel dually pickup towing a Fuzion 393 camping trailer. The rigs about 10 feet shorter than a tractor-trailer, he said. On Jan. 24, his odyssey brought him to town, where he spent a couple days camped out in the Crestview Public Library parking lot. Over a meal at the Wild Olive, he shared advice for RVers and described his adventures. I realized I had the opportunity to do this once I sold my house, he said. I have a business I can do through the Internet. I realized whats in my trailer is all I really used in my house anyway, so I really didnt have to give up anything except a $3,000 a month mortgage payment. An IT consultant for small businesses, Stevens tries to park where he can receive wireless Internet signals to service his clients. Communications technology facilitates both his job and his travels. My smartphone, the Internet, GPS, they all make it a creative way to travel inexpensively and its a lot more practical than RVing used to be, Stevens said. A South Florida native, Stevens uses Facebook and school alumni websites to hunt down old friends, and hopefully, nd some answers to lifes conundrums along the way. On March 3, 2011, after four months of planning, Stevens departed Detroit, helming a 2005 Ford F-350 diesel dually pickup towing a Fuzion 393 camping trailer. The rigs about 10 feet shorter cations technology facilitates both his job and his travels. My smartphone, the Internet, GPS, they all make it a creative way to travel inexpentive, will travel PHOTOS BY BRIAN HUGHES | News Bulletin Palmer Stevens presents his homeon-wheels during his recent stop in Crestview on a nationwide odyssey. By Michael Stewart firstname.lastname@example.org When Dorcas Fire District re ghter J.J. Bell arrived at the re station on Poverty Creek Road shortly after 6 a.m. Wednesday morning, she discovered two bullet holes in an exterior door leading into the stations re bay. She immediately called re Capt. Scott Zamorski and the re ghters found two more bullet holes in one of the stations large bay doors used for re trucks. One bullet penetrated the re bay door, skimmed across a wall and exited the back of the building. The re ghters said the bullet holes were not there when they left Tuesday afternoon and believe the shooting occurred later that night or early Wednesday morning. Bell said the bullet holes left her with an uneasy feeling. I come up here some nights, Bell said. I could have been shot. Dorcas Fire Chief Josh Lingenfelter agreed. People sleep here some nights, Lingenfelter said. I think its a blatant disregard for life and safety. A deputy with the Okaloosa County Sheriffs Of ce is investigating the incident, but his report was not ready by press time, a department spokesperStevens wheels one of his motor scooters out of the rear garage of his Fuzion camping trailer. Like many Americans garages, Stevens has no room for a car. County of cial says no permit was pulled for the work Cease and desist ordered for Cashs renovations FAMILY, FRIENDS SAY GOODBYE TO LONGTIME EDUCATOR LOCAL, A4 PLAY BALL .......A10 37th Year, Number 12 Whats Happening .............. A2 Local .................................... A4 Education ............................ A6 Obituaries ............................ A7 Classi eds ............................ A8 Sports ................................ A10 See GUNSHOTS A3 See CASH A3 See TRAVEL A3 See CHARTER A3 Fire ghters believe gunshots red at station intentionally Crestview Administrative Services Director Mike Wing, at podium, presents a nal draft of the citys proposed new charter to the city council at a Feb. 6 workshop. From left are Mayor David Cadle, city attorney Ben Holley and council members Robyn Helt and Tim Grandberry. BRIAN HUGHES | Crestview News Bulletin
Local A2 | Crestview News Bulletin Saturday, February 11, 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 CELEBRATION: The Catholic AfricanAmerican Cultural Awareness Group of Okaloosa County invites the public to their 31st Annual Liturgical Celebration honoring Black History Month. It will begin at 2 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 12, at St. Marys Catholic Church, 110 St. Mary Avenue SW, Fort Walton Beach. The Eglin AFB Brotherhood Choir will sing rst, and will be followed by Mass at 2:30 p.m. Music during the mass will be performed by the combined Choirs from St. Josephs and St. Anthonys Parish of Pensacola. A reception will follow immediately in the Fr. Mullin Parish Life Center. The Rev. Bradley Seabrook, deacon at St. Jude Thaddeus, Cantonment, will be the homilist. This years theme is Glorify the Lord! BULLDOG IDOL: With ve members selected to attend the state Thespian competition in Tampa in March, the Crestview High School Thespian troupe presents Bulldog Idol, a night of talent and performance at 7 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 11, in the Pearl Tyner Auditorium. The $5 admission will help the student actors raise money for their meals and accommodations in Tampa. Tickets are available at the door. For information contact Thespian coach Annette Gebhardt at 689-7177. DEMENTIA SUPPORT: A support group discussing Dementia and Behavior Modication presented by Joy Barbee, RN, from the West Florida Hospital Memory Disorder Clinic will be held at noon on Tuesday, Feb. 14, at Covenant Hospice, 370 W. Redstone Drive, Crestview. The support group is free and respite care is available. To register or for additional information, call 478-7790 or visit www. AlzFamServ.org. BLOOD DRIVES: Northwest Florida Blood Center is hosting the following North Okaloosa blood drives: Feb. 13 2-5 p.m., Crestview Brackin Building, 302 N. Wilson St. THE FEB. 15 DRIVE FROM 8 A.M. TO 2:30 P.M. AT BAKER HAS BEEN MOVED TO FEB. 24. THE HOURS ARE THE SAME. Feb. 24 8:30 a.m. to noon at Shoal Creek Rehabilitation Center, 500 S. Hospital Drive, Crestview; 1-5 p.m., First National Bank of Crestview, 1301 Industrial Drive. Feb. 28 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., Laurel Hill School. Feb. 29 8 a.m. to 3 p.m., Paxton School. FREE LUNCHTIME LECTURE: Early African-American Education in Crestview, a free lunchtime lecture, will be presented Feb. 17 at noon at the Heritage Museum of Northwest Florida in honor of Black History Month. Shannon Hayes, president of the CarverHill Museum, will share information about early education in the black community of Crestview, and about Carver-Hill Museum, the site of the rst black high school and the last segregated school in Okaloosa County. Bring a sack lunch. This lecture is free and open to the public. Space is limited. Please call 678-2615 to reserve a seat. CHAMBER AMBASSADORS: A networking luncheon will be hosted on Wednesday, Feb. 22 by Westwood Retirement Resort at 1001 Mar Walt Drive, Fort Walton Beach, for ambassadors from Crestview, Fort Walton Beach, Destin and Navarre chambers of commerce. Admission and lunch are complimentary. Contact Billie at 8635174 or bchappell@ brookdaleliving.com by Feb. 17 to make a reservation. PATHFINDERS: Young men and women ages 10-17 are invited to learn about nature, hiking, camping and God with the Crestview Pathnders. Call 652-3631 for details. 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 TAX-AIDE VOLUNTEERS: 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 6512326, or visit the AARP website at www.aarp.org/ tavolunteer8. TOASTMASTERS NEW VENUE: The Crestview Toastmasters club meets the second and fourth Tuesdays of each month. The meetings are held promptly from 6-7 p.m. in Room 6 at Troy University, 650 S. Pearl Street, Crestview. 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. 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. Hours are 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays, except holidays. The organizations ofce is located at 296 S. Ferdon Blvd., Crestview, in suite 8. 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 Families First 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. 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, 6823154. Wednesdays: LifePoint Church (former First Assembly of God), 400 S. Ferdon Blvd. (State 85), 682-3518. Thursdays: Community of Christ, 398 W. First Ave., behind Whitehurst/Powell Funeral Home, 682-7474. Fridays: First Presbyterian Church, 492 N. Ferdon Blvd., intersection of State 85 and U.S. 90, 682-2835. Saturdays: First United Methodist Church, 599 Eighth Ave., behind Tom Thumb across from Goodwill, 682-2018. Volunteers are always needed. Please call any church to volunteer. Emmanuel Baptist Church members are in need of bikes, which they repair and issue to the homeless. Please call 4230711 if you can assist with this service. MISCELLANEOUS SORORITY INFORMATION: Fort Walton Beach Area Panhellenic will have an information recruitment party for graduating high school senior girls Sunday, March 11, from 2-3:30 p.m. at the FWB Yacht Club, 180 Ferry Road NE, Fort Walton Beach. One parent or guardian may attend. The group is a national collegiate sorority. A panel of recent members will answer questions and give insight on sorority life. For more information visit the FWB Panhellenic Facebook page, email fwbpanhellenic@gmail. com or call 902-6545. TRIDELTA MEETING: The quarterly luncheon meeting of the Delta Delta Delta Alumnae of the Emerald Coast will be on Saturday, Feb. 18, at 10:30 a.m. at the Sandestin Beach Club. The hostesses will be Gertie Sheaffer, Judy LaMarche and Margaret Carlen. For reservations, gate code and directions, please notify Margaret Carlen at 654-5008 or email email@example.com. TRAINING SYMPOSIUM: The Gulf Coast Chapter of the American Society of Military Comptrollers and the Northwest Florida Chapter of the National Contract Management Association will host an annual training event on Thursday, March 8, at the Emerald Coast Conference Center on Okaloosa Island. It includes more than 14 workshops and a CDFM test site. The workshops range from current nancial management and contracting topics to relevant updates across the Department of Defense that enhance the working knowledge of professionals in the eld. Cost is $110. Register at www. gulfcoastasmc.org/rpds/. HERITAGE MUSEUM VOLUNTEERS: Use your talent, skills and creativity to benet the community and help preserve local history. Volunteer training is available in all areas of museum operations including: exhibit tours, meet and greet, special events and archives. For details on the volunteer opportunities, contact Carol Visalpatara at 6782615 or at cvisalpatara@ co.okaloosa..us. FLORIDA TRAIL SCHEDULE: For more information on Florida Trail Association activities, visit choctaw. oridatrail.org. ADVENTURE CLUB: For more information on club activities, call Clarice Hebinck at 581-4591 or send her an email at firstname.lastname@example.org. STRICTLY WEAVERS MEETINGS: are held once a month by the Strictly Weavers Guild of the Emerald Coast. For exact meeting location and more information please call Alice (934-4403) or send an email to strictlyweavers@ yahoo.com. Anyone interested in the art of weaving handwoven fabric is invited to attend. HERITAGE PARK EVENTS: Heritage Park and the Indian Temple Mound Museum are open Monday through Saturday, 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., and are located at 139 Miracle Strip Parkway SE. Regular admission is $5 plus tax for adults, $4.50 plus tax for seniors 55 and older and active military, and $3 plus tax for children 4 to 17. For further information please contact Mike Thomin at 833-9595. DAUGHTERS OF THE CONFEDERACY: Pensacola Chapter 298 meets regularly every second Thursday at 1:30 p.m. 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. ONGOING COMPASSIONATE FRIENDS a support group for parents and grandparents who have experienced the death of a child, meets the rst Tuesday of each month at Holy Name of Jesus Catholic Church, Niceville, in room No. 4 in the Religious Education Building. For more information call Diane Kingsley at 398-6394. You may also visit www. compassionatefriends.org. CAR DONATIONS: Boys and Girls Clubs throughout the United States are beneting from a car donation program. Donated cars do not have to be functional. They only need a title. The cars are picked up and sold at auction. The funds generated are a helpful resource to the clubs. Donate your car and support your local club. For more information call 800-246-0493. VEHICLE DONATIONS: Many not-for-prots, like Covenant Hospice, can accept cars, trucks, SUVs, motorcycles, boats and RVs as donations, whether they are running or not. Vehicles are picked up or towed by courteous, qualied professionals anywhere from Pensacola to Tallahassee at a scheduled time convenient for you. On arrival, we will assist you with paperwork, including the title. The donated vessel is then resold at auction, and revenue generated from the sale is used to support programs and services for local end-of-life patients and their loved ones. All appropriate documentation needed to claim the deduction on your itemized tax return, including a donation receipt, will be provided to you within 30 days of the sale. If you would like more information on how you can support Covenant Hospice by donating your vehicle, boat or RV through our easy donation process, call Jenni Perkins at 598-5003. 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. 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Local Crestview News Bulletin | A3 Saturday, February 11, 2012 GUNSHOTS from page A1 son said. Zamorski said the dep uty seemed to believe the bullet holes were likely an accident caused by a hunt er. Zamorski disagreed. The land across from the re station where the bul lets would have come from is privately owned and is not hunted, Zamorski said. He believes the shots were the result of a driveby-shooting, with the shots red intentionally from Poverty Creek Road, which fronts the re station. Who goes and shoots up a re station? Zamorski asked. I mean, really. This concerns me. Although the depart ments new re engine or no other equipment was damaged, it will cost money to repair the bullet holes, Zamorski said. We cant have bullet holes in the re station, Zamorski said. Its not the rst time the re department has had problems. Six cam eras were mounted to the exterior of the re station following a string of thefts in which equipment was stolen. Unfortunately, the cam eras, which cover the build ings exterior, were not aimed at the road or they might have caught the per son or persons who red the shots, Lingenfelter said. I am going to look at a camera aimed at the road, Lingenfelter said. CASH from page A1 the Rev. Mike McVay, pas tor of First Baptist Church of Laurel Hill, a vocal op ponent of the bar and liquor store. Laurel Hill Mayor Joan Smith said, however, that the city does not issue per mits. How can the city get involved with it? Smith asked. We dont tell you to get a permit, the county does. The city, which has no code enforcement division, has an interlocal agreement with the county to provide inspection and permitting services. Under the agreement, city ofcials are required to send an approval letter to the county stating that the new business meets city zoning requirements be fore the county will inspect the building and issue work permits, Adams said. The city never sent the letter, said Angie Edge, the countys permitting and li censing manager. Ive talked to them (city ofcials) several times, Edge said. I would think they understand it. Adams said he would contact the owner and in form him that he was go ing to have to get all of his ducks in a row before work could resume. Once the citys letter of approval is received, site plans will have to be submit ted. Permitting will require the building be brought up to code and made handicap accessible. There are all kinds of is sues; it goes on and on and on, Adams said. When contacted, Moore said he didnt think any of the work being done re quired a permit. We arent tearing out any walls or anything, Moore said. TRAVEL from page A1 frequently winds up haul ing his rig into their drive ways. He estimates his annual expenses are about $25,000, including diesel fuel. Wandering is not new to Stevens, a high school grad uate of the Flint School, a preparatory school aboard two schooners, the Te Vega and Te Quest, tall-mast sailing ships that roamed the oceans of the world. While more traditional stu dents had soccer practice or were in the glee club, Stevens and his school mates cleaned bilges and stood night watch. My homework blew overboard, was not an accepted excuse, Stevens said. Stevens has encoun tered some fascinating peo ple during his current trip, not all of who t the image of the retiree wheeling an RV around the country. At Jackson Well Springs, Ore., he wound up in a nudist RV park. They had yoga and all that crazy stuff, Stevens said, laughing. They were all these hippies living in tents. They called them Trustafarians because they all had trust funds and sat around smoking mari juana all day. At an organic farm in California, Stevens helped pick crops. Another time he stayed in a Buddhist monastery. In the Black Rock Desert of Nevada, he attended Burning Man, a radical self-expression and radical self-reliance festival. In Slab City, Calif., an abandoned Marine Corps base now populated by often destitute free spir ited folks, he befriended a transsexual lady living in a windowless cargo trailer. To bring fellow nomads together, Stevens founded DrivewaySurng.org, a spin-off of the travelers Couchsurng.net site. His trailers garage has a eet of ve bicycles so new friends can explore a com munity together. To break the ice at RV parties, an overhead bin in Stevens trailer is packed with funny hats, including ve pith helmets. When you travel alone it gives you the freedom to interact with people in a more intimate way than if you have a traveling com panion, Stevens said. I want to develop more of my social creative side. You have a lot more time to imbed yourself in some communities, go to social events, and see how other people live. Crestview may not be quite as exotic as some places Stevens has been, but he found the communi ty warm and hospitable. He also praised Chris Daggs at Hub City Ford, where after he gasped at the price of a short turbocharger hose, Daggs sold it to him at cost. He felt sorry for me, Stevens said. Someday Stevens might settle down. His dream job is to become an IT direc tor on a super-yacht, but until that ship comes in, hes content to continue his wanderings, meeting new people, experiencing new things and not looking back. It took me 25 years to wiggle my way out of cor porate serfdom and mort gage bondage and pets and all the rest of the American dream, he said. Downsiz ing is very popular these days. I enjoy the freedom and benets of being light weight and mobile. You may follow Palmer Stevens odyssey at www. palmerstevens.com/trav el/. CHARTER from page A1 from a position elected by voters to a council appoin tee. Subsequent efforts to re vise or replace Crestviews existing charter have con sistently met with disap proval from the electorate. This time, council mem bers hope a campaign of voter education will have a better result. The recent process of revising the charter began in June 2009 at the sugges tion of then council Presi dent Bob Allen. A charter review committee met un der the chairmanship of former Mayor Jerry Mil ligan and made its recom mendations to the council in July 2010. The city council debated the committees recom mendations for several months. At a December 2010 workshop, council members directed Admin istrative Services staff to begin drafting a new char ter embodying the city ad ministrator/weak mayor form of government. Until his defeat in the May 2011 elections, Allen remained the councils sole supporter of a strong may or, commenting, All youre doing is putting another level of bureaucracy in there, at $100,000 a year. Most of the committees recommendations are found in the new docu ment. At a Feb. 6 workshop, Administrative Services Director Mike Wing pre sented an almost-ready version of the new charter. He and the council identi ed a few typos to correct, including removing phrase ology lifted from the Okaloo sa County charter that re fers to regularly scheduled ferry services connecting precinct portions. Wing whose depart ment would be renamed Community Services under the proposed charter and city attorney Ben Holley must also review candidate qualifying information in the document with Supervisor of Elections Paul Lux. To be placed on the November ballot, the charter must be submitted to Luxs ofce by May 15. Council member Robyn Helt, who sat on the charter review committee before be ing elected to the council, encouraged Wing and his staff to have the nalized charter ready as early as possible. The only way this is go ing to be accepted by the people is if we engage in a very active campaign of ex plaining it, Helt said. Its going to take a little time to come up with the wording on the ballot, Holley said, which must be passed by ordinance. If its not done right, it can be challenged. Could we not prelimi narily start drafting the ordinance? Helt asked. The things that we foresee coming down the pike that were going to need to do, lets just start doing them now. The council meets at 6 p.m. Feb. 13 at which time it is expected to approve the nalized proposed charter. PHOTOS BY MIC H AEL ST EWAR T | News Bulletin Dorcas Fire District reghter J.J. Bell points to one of four bullets red into the departments station on Poverty Creek Road Tuesday night or early Wednesday morning. Inset: These two bullet holes were among four discovered at the Dorcas Fire District station on Poverty Creek Road Wednesday morning. FILE P HOTO | Crestview News Bulletin Former Mayor George Whitehurst and Mayor David Cadle inspect the Crestview Police Departments new SWAT command vehicle in this 2008 photo. Under the citys proposed charter, the mayor would no longer oversee public safety departments. B RIAN H UG H E S | News Bulletin The roomy interior of Stevens trailer includes a full kitchen, bedroom with shower, and a desktop he built that ts into the seating area. The garage is behind the living/dining area. MIC H AEL ST EWAR T | News Bulletin A permit was not pulled to build this bar and run electrical lines in the Cashs liquor store under renovation on State Road 85 in Laurel Hill.
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Main Street Crestview, Florida 32536 Ph: 850.682.6171 Ph: 850.398.4717 FWB Branch Of ce: 327-B Racetrack Road NE Ft. Walton Beach, Florida 32547 Ph: 850.863.4433 President: Ava S. Powell, Esquire | General Manager: Marian K. McBryde Putting Buyers & Sellers Together... www.okaloosa-title-company.com Exceeding expectations one closing at a time. 4772025 By Brian Hughes firstname.lastname@example.org The affection felt by the community for the recent ly departed Dr. Mabel Jean Morrison was evident in the overow crowd that packed the historic Laurel Hill Presbyterian Church for her funeral Wednesday morning, and again by the more than half-mile-long procession to Magnolia Cemetery where her body was laid to rest in her fam ilys plot. A former assistant su perintendent of the Okaloo sa School District and one of its rst female adminis trators, Morrison passed away Sunday at the age of 85 following an extended illness. Fellow educators, community leaders, fam ily and friends lled the church and attended a brief graveside service. The Laurel Hill Pres byterian Churchs former pastor, the Rev. Dr. Robert Inman, and current pastor, the Rev. Mark Broadhead, ofciated at the service for the worship of God in witness to the resurrec tion of Mabel Jean Mor rison. Both ministers, as well as members of the congre gation, shared fond mem ories of a loved and re spected community leader known for her ability to gently motivate her fellow educators, members of the church or civic leaders to better their community. We rejoice because of the many ways Mabel Jean touched so many, Broad head said. She embodied her faith through her ac tions and her decisions. Mabel Jean, as you know, had a love of education. She loved innovation. She would not accept I cant as an excuse. Remarks by Mary Gunt er, principal at Liza Jack son Preparatory School in Fort Walton Beach, repre sented the sentiments of the many educators at the service. Morrison, Gunter said, was renowned for having a saying for most occasions. When I would go into her ofce with a new idea, she would say, Go for it. Another saying she had was Keep on keeping on. Her leadership style was just wonderful. She trusted you. She didnt hover over you. She had a philosophy that you had to believe in yourself. She didnt believe in obstacles. She knew you had some thing inside of you that was stronger than obstacles. Morrisons humanity and affection for children brought a reminiscence from Aleta Beck of Magno lia Baptist Church, where young members of the con gregation were often the benefactors of Morrisons generosity. My own girls learned so much from her, Beck said. They learned not to put their elbows on the ta ble, and they learned how much a smile and friendly word means to a child. A van full of representa tives of the Florida State University Alumni Asso ciation motored to Laurel Hill to attend the funeral of the past president of the universitys Emeritus Alumni Society. She was denitely a woman whose heart and support were for FSU, as sociation representative Mandi Young said. Mabel Jean was such a leader and inspiration for the Alumni Association. I think in the spiri tual world, Mabel Jean is watching over us and shes still saying, Keep on keep ing on, Gunter said. Farewell Mabel Jean Family, friends and colleagues say goodbye to popular educator By Tom McLaughlin Northwest Florida Daily News Grant Sherwin and Nichole Allen pleaded not guilty Tuesday to charges of aggravated child abuse by aggravated battery and child neglect. The Crestview couple are accused of being re sponsible for the Dec. 29 death of Logan, Sherwins 2-year-old son. State Attorney Bobby Elmore said the charges could be amended depend ing on the ndings of an autopsy conducted by the medical examiners ofce. Crestview police re sponded to a 911 call to the couples home on Pinellas Drive on Dec. 28. They re ported nding the child mal nourished and with bruising on his feet, forehead, lower legs, both arms and around his spinal column. There also was a large bump on the front side of the childs head, police said. Sherwin reportedly told an ofcer that his son was potty trained and that he fell and hit his head while using the bathroom by himself. Investigators reported that they found the toilet lid in the home broken in three pieces. Police also said there was little food in the house and estimated the child weighed a little more than 20 pounds. Sherwin also told police his son had fallen while play ing in the yard on the day of his death and received a fat lip. Sherwin told investiga tors the boy cried a little but said he was OK and went back to play. Sherwin and Allen are scheduled to go to trial March 26. Allens attorney indicated the dates could be subject to change. Special to the News Bulletin The Crestview City Council will conduct a charter review at 5 p.m. Monday at City Hall on Wilson Street. The Crestview City Councils regular meeting will follow at 6 p.m. at City Hall. The agenda for that meeting is listed below. REGULAR AGENDA 1. Approval of consent agenda 2. Presentation of service awards mayor. 3. Special presentation mayor. 4. New business: a. Youth shing tournament insurance Cindy OLoughlin of the Old Spanish Trial Committee. b. North Okaloosa REACT; communications support for community activities, and agencies and organizations Larry Wooley, president. c. Discuss yer inserts in utility bills City Clerk. d. Spanish Trail Cruisers President Mike Turman. e. City clerks quarterly report. f. Present report on solid waste ordinance City clerk. g. Approval of proposed charter. h. Discussion on city-supported events and its impact on the citys annual budget Councilman Charles Baugh. i. Request to approve contract for the purchase of west 1,200 feet of Arena Road Public Services. j. Request authorization to purchase fencing to go around retention ponds on Price Gregory Way as required by Northwest Florida Water Management District Public Services. Special to the News Bulletin TALLAHASSEE Seth Y. Ablordeppey, interim dean of Florida A&M Universitys College of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sci ences, has appointed Margareth LarosePierre, Pharm. D., as the new associate dean of the FAMUCrestview Educa tional Center. I am extremely excited about the opportunity to serve as the associate dean of the Crest view Educational Center, Larose-Pierre said. I be lieve in the successful ex pansion of the FAMU Col lege of Pharmacy and, after visiting Crestview, I strong ly believe that the partnership be tween FAMU and Crestview will ben et both the uni versity and the city beyond our wildest imagination. Larose-Pierre received a bachelor of science in chem istry in 1984 from Florida Memorial University, her Pharm. D. degree in 1988 from FAMUs COPPS and her residency at Jackson Memorial Hospital Department of Pharmacy. Her career of more than 24 years includes tenure at Jackson Memorial Hospi tal and the Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Miami as a clinical pharmacy special ist in the areas of surgery, critical care and infectious disease. For the past 13 years she has worked for the FAMU College of Phar macy in South Florida as a faculty member and direc tor of the pharmacy prac tice division. Larose-Pierre and her students have been in volved in screening for HTN, diabetes, HIV/AIDS, smoking cessation, breast cancer and prostate can cer. Her research interests include infectious diseases, prostate cancer, breast can cer and womens health. She is also well published in peer-reviewed pharmacy literature. We are delighted to have Dr. Larose-Pierre serve in this capacity, a role that she is familiar with and well qualied to step into, Ablordeppey said of Larose-Pierres selection for the Crestview post. She brings with her a wealth of knowledge and expertise that the FAMU-Crestview Educational Center needs during its infancy. AGENDA FOR FEB. 13 CITY COUNCIL MEETING Couple pleads not guilty in childs death FAMU appoints Crestview site director MARGARETH LAROSEPIERRE PH O T O S BY B R I AN HUGHES | News Bulletin Family, friends and colleagues gather at Magnolia Cemetery near Laurel Hill for the graveside service for Dr. Mabel Jean Morrison, ofciated by the Rev. Mark Broadhead, standing left, and the Rev. Dr. Robert Inman. The sanctuary of the Laurel Hill Presbyterian Church was lled for Dr. Mabel Jean Morrisons funeral service.
Local Crestview News Bulletin | A5 Saturday, February 11, 2012 Gun Show February 11th & 12th Panama City Panama City Fairgrounds Fairgrounds 2077242 Sat 9 -5 Sun 10-4 C o n c e a l e d W e a p o n s C l a s s S a t / S u n 1 1 o r 2 Floridagunshows.com FREE PARKING 6513681 6513686 Mike Esmond FL Licensed Pool Contractor since 1985 Lic # CPC145722 www.gulfbreezepoolsandspas.com Design Construction Repair Remodeling Service FULL SERVICE POOL AND SPA Winter discounts in effect Save THOUSANDS now! Build or remodel your pool. 40 Years of Pool Construction Residential & Commercial 34 Years in the Local Area Over 6,500 Pools Installed Under His Direct Supervision MILITARY DISCOUNTS 850-232-4133 Call Gulf Breeze Pool & Spas Today! I Take Care of Veterans Because I am a Veteran! By Tawra Kellam Special to the News Bulletin Using a little imagination, you can make your Valentines Day a little more fun and a lot less expensive. If you want to add a little personalized romance or if you dont have the time or money to buy all the premade things in the store, here are some ideas from www.Living OnADime.com to help you make the day special. FOR THE KIDS My mom always made a great but inexpensive Valentines Day treat for us. She would take construction paper and cut a big heart out of it (about 8x10 inches), then she would staple the edges together and write our names and an I love you on the outside. Then she would ll the heart with candy, purchased on clearance after Christmas. It was very inexpensive but we loved it! Have a Valentines Day treasure hunt. Leave little notes around, with the last one leading back to the kitchen table with a heart full of candy. Make heart-shaped Valentine cookies and cut the kids (or hubbys) sandwiches with a heart shaped cookie cutter to make heart sandwiches. Add a few Valentines chocolates and put a note in red with big hearts on their napkins. Serve anything red for the day. Serve red Jello, red pudding, red apples, toast with strawberry jelly, tomato soup, red applesauce, red Koolaid, strawberry milk, or red frosted cookies. Use powered food coloring from the cake store to get the deepest shade of red. Leave sticks of red gum in their Valentines Day cards. Make hearts out of chocolate chips in each of your pancakes. THINGS TO DO WITH OR FOR YOUR HONEY Make a treasure hunt for your spouse. Start by mailing or emailing him the rst clue. Then leave clues all over the house, yard, car or his ofce telling him where to nd the next clue. End the hunt by making a picnic in the backyard or going to a park for a picnic. Use your imagination and have fun. The simple things are the ones people remember. Go to a bookstore together, enjoy the silence and browse. Get a cup of coffee and make a date of it. Celebrate Valentines Day AFTER Valentines Day when everything is half off. Mail a love letter to your hubbys work. Send your spouse a sexy email message. Leave Why I love you messages all over the house. Buy a package of the cheap Valentines. Leave a message on each one and hide them all over the house for your honey. They will get to enjoy the gift for months! Use lipstick to make hearts and love notes on the rearview mirror, car windows, bathroom mirror or windows of the house. Leave a kiss on his napkin for lunch or dinner. Make a bunch of hearts out of construction paper. Put a love note on each one. Paste them all over the front door or car before your hubby or kids come home from work. If you dont have money to go out, have a picnic on the oor. Use some candles and lay a soft blanket on the oor. Put on some soft music and have a romantic Valentines dinner on the oor. Use some white Christmas lights for additional romantic lighting! Readers can get a free copy of our Valentines Day On A Dime e-book from www.livingonadime. com/FreeValentinesEbook. Tawra Kellam is the publisher of the website www .LivingOnADime.com and the author of Dining On A Dime Cookbook and the Valentines Day On A Dime e-book. Special to the News Bulletin The Gulf Coast Chapter of the Romance Writers of America (www.gccrwa. com) will host the Silken Sands Writers Confer ence at the Hampton Inn on Pensacola Beach, from March 16-18. Register to attend by the day or for the full conference for $170, which includes all confer ence meals. Barbara Vey of Pub lishers Weekly will kick off the event by sharing her insiders knowledge of the industry with attendees. Historical romance au thor Beverley Kendall will be the keynote speaker for the Silken Sands Writers Conference. A host of literary agents and editors will attend the conference and hear story pitches: Amanda Bergron, assistant editor at Harp er Collins/Avon; Angela James, executive editor for Carina Press; Holly Blanck, assistant editor at St. Mar tins Press; Grace Bradley, editor at Elloras Cave; Lu cienne Diver, literary agent at The Knight Agency; Jenny Bent, literary agent at The Bent Agency; and Sandy Sullivan, executive editor, Secret Cravings Publishing. Conference attendees will be able to pitch oneon-one with the editors and agents. To help writers pre pare for their pitches, lo cal author Casey Crow will offer a workshop that will teach the fundamentals of manuscript pitching. The conference week end will be full of writing workshops for both pub lished and unpublished authors. There are three workshop tracks offered at the event: craft, career and research. The workshops will provide writers with the opportunity to enhance their writing skills and to learn about additional ca reer opportunities. More than 18 workshops are planned for the con ference. They are listed at www.gccrwa.com/silken sands/workshops/. Sample workshops include: Meet Your Muse: How to capitalize on the power of your subconscious cre ativity. Learn easy to use techniques for capitalizing on the power of your sub conscious mind to maxi mize your limited writing time, break through writ ers block, get fresh ideas, and make contact with your muse and your inner wisdom for writing and ca reer guidance. Building Your Brand. A workshop designed to explain brand to authors, how to develop one, why its important and how your website plays into that. Conference authors will participate in a book sign ing from 3:30-5 p.m. on Sat urday, March 17. The on site bookstore and the book signing will be open to the public. Readers are invited to come in and meet their favorite authors. For additional confer ence information, please visit www.gccrwa.com/silk ensands or email info@gc crwa.com. By Brooke Saari Special to the News Bulletin The Natural Resource extension agents of the University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Science (UF/IFAS) present Panhandle Outdoors LIVE, a series of guided eld excursions highlighting unique ecological features throughout Northwest Florida. All excursion sites are special places, most are protected, many are unique in the Southeast, and some have global signicance, organizers said. The Florida Panhandle boasts a diversity of landscape features resulting from uncommon combinations of underlying rock, elevation, groundwater and surface waters. This diversity of water-dominated landscape features has allowed hotspots of high biodiversity to evolve and ourish here. How familiar are you with these world-renowned natural resources right here in our own backyard? Trips begin this month and run through November. Participants can choose to attend as many or as few of the individual events as they wish. The expedition schedule is as follows: Feb. 16: Florida Caverns and Falling Waters March 15: Eglin AFB seepage slopes and re ecology April 4 : Bear Creek educational forest and Garden of Eden trail May 11 : Perdido River canoe trip June 6: Navarre Beach tour and kayak trip Aug. 22: Ochlockonee River canoe trip Sept. 20: St. Andrews State Park, snorkeling Oct. 11: Hiking at Tates Hell Nov. 14: Hiking at Torreya State Park Each event starts at 9:30 a.m. and runs to 4:30 p.m. Depending on location, moderate walking, hiking, swimming and/or paddling might be involved. Lunch, park entry fees and rentals will be provided for each participant (18 and up only) at a cost of $30 per class. Registration is available at panhandle outdoorslive2012.eventbrite. com. Space is limited, so register early. Necessary equipment and clothing will vary based on weather and location. Participants should wear sturdy shoes and bring drinking water, sunscreen and a camera on each trip. Transportation to each location will be facilitated by carpooling and some counties may be able to provide transportation. For more information, contact Brooke Saari at email@example.com by email or by phone her at 689-5850 or 892-8172. Special to the News Bulletin Richard and Carmel Carroll, of Crestview, proudly announce the engagement of their son, Paul Brian Carroll, to Jessica Urena, daughter of Erasmo and Carolina Urena of Niceville. Paul Brian is a graduate of Crestview High School and attended Northwest Florida State College. He is a 5th degree black belt in taekwondo and is a nationally certied instructor at ATA Taekwondo in Crestview. Jessica is a graduate of Niceville High School and Florida State University, where she obtained a Bachelor of Science degree in psychology and her M.S. in Family and Child Sciences. She is currently working on licensure for mental health counseling in the state of Florida The wedding will take place April 28, 2012, followed by a honeymoon in the Caribbean. Valentines Day on a dime Romance writers conference coming to Gulf Coast Panhandle Outdoors LIVE events Urena, Carroll to wed Special to the News Bulletin On Sunday, Feb. 19, Rev. T.V. Kolmetz will celebrate his 86th birthday, and on March 1, Jean Kolmetz will be 82. A celebration in their honor will be at Westside Assembly of God, 179 Kit Drive Crestview, with Sunday School at 9:45 a.m. and morning worship at 11 a.m. Please bring your favorite covered dish to share. For more information, call Victor Kolmetz at 758-7206. KOLMETZ BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION Sunday, Feb. 19
2077607 Special to the News Bulletin Riverside Elementary School had many guest readers visit classrooms and read to the students in honor of Literacy Week last month. Guest readers included Alexis Tibbetts, Okaloosa County School District superintendent; Rodney Nobles, Okaloosa County School District deputy superintendent of operations; Cathy Thigpen, Okaloosa County School Board vice chairman; and Mike Wing, city of Crestview Administrative Services director. The school staff thanks their guest readers for taking the time to read to the students. Students and staff members ended the week by dressing as their favorite book character. Riverside celebrates Literacy Week PHOTOS SPECIAL TO THE NEWS BULLETIN Ms. Stephens third grade class dressed for Literacy Week. Mrs. Espeseths fourth graders dressed for Literacy Week. Mrs. Johns fourth graders wore costumes ranging from princesses to Jedis. Rodney Nobles shares a book with Riverside students the week of Jan. 23. Okaloosa Superintendent Alexis Tibbetts reads to Riverside students during Literacy Week. Cathy Thigpen visits with Riverside students. Mike Wing was one of the special guests at Riverside during Literacy Week. Education A6 | Crestview News Bulletin Saturday, February 11, 2012
Local Crestview News Bulletin | A7 Saturday, February 11, 2012 6513100 PASTOR APPRECIATION: The New Hope Ministries of Laurel Hills church family will be honoring Pastor Willie Earl Williams Jr., and Lady Sonya Williams with an appreciation at 3 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 12. The speaker will be Apostle Linda Lewis of Bethel Fellowship Church, Dothan, Ala. Dinner will be served afterward. Everyone is invited to attend. New Hope is located at 3828 New Ebenezer Road, Laurel Hill. For more information call 652-2588. MR. DRAMA: Trevor Thomas, Mr. Drama, and his wife Sawyer will be appearing at Live Oak Baptist Church Sunday, Feb. 19, at 6 p.m. The combine music, monologues, poems, sketches, and mime in an unforgettable worship experience. For more information call 682-5160. The church address is 4565 Live Oak Church Road, Crestview. CLASSES: Crestview Church of the Nazarene at 395 Aplin Road 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 visit www.crestviewnazarene.com. 1927 2012 Dr. Mabel Jean Morrison, age 85, passed away Feb. 5, 2012. She was born in Laurel Hill, on Jan. 14, 1927, and is preceded in death by her parents, Malcolm and Amanda Morrison and her brother, James (Sonny) Morrison. She is survived by her sister-in-law, Barbara Morrison, nephew, Scott (Stacy) Morrison, and niece Debbie (Mike Lane) Morrison. Dr. Morrison led her life with dignity, honesty, and integrity, setting high personal and professional standards for herself and others. Her positive attitude, along with her work ethic and inner strength, allowed her to be successful in a variety of areas. After graduating from FSU and working in Tallahassee, Mabel Jean returned to Laurel Hill and her familys pioneer homestead in 1973 and became a committed and involved member of her community. She was inducted into the Okaloosa County Womens Hall of Fame in 1999, where she was recognized for pioneering many educational programs and leading the way for women in the community. In 2007, Dr. Morrison was chosen as the Laurel Hill Citizen of the Year, and it was noted that she is representative of what is good and right in Laurel Hill. Education, for herself, and others, was Dr. Morrisons passion. While attending FSU, she received her degree in Elementary Education, an MA in Elementary Education, Child Growth & Development, and Administration/ Supervision, an Education Specialist Degree, and a Doctorate in Educational Leadership. Her never ending loyalty to her alma mater, FSU, was evident to all who knew her, and she was the recipient of the FSU College of Educations Distinguished Graduate Award. During her life, Dr. Morrison stayed involved with the FSU Alumni Association and Emeritus Society and was recognized by the FSU College of Education as an Outstanding Alumna. Dr. Morrison dedicated her life to better education for all youth. She began her education career in Tallahassee and was Leon Countys Teacher of the Year in 1957. From the classroom she rose to become the Director of Elementary Education, where she developed the Head Start Program. Returning to Okaloosa County in 1973, she served as Assistant Superintendent for Curriculum and Instruction, Pre-K through 12, from 1974 until her retirement in 1993. Her professional experience was extensive, and she served in various positions with Florida Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development (ASCD), Florida Association for Childhood Education, Targeted Selection, Title IV, Okaloosa Youth Services Task Force, Project CHILD, and Alpha Delta Kappa, just to name a few. Also, by serving as consultant, chairman, vice-chairman, member, coach, trainer, and facilitator for school visiting committees with the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS), she became renowned for her work in school improvement. Dr. Morrisons proactive approach, along with her ability to encourage educators to be innovative, take risks, and become involved with state and national education initiatives, enabled Okaloosa County to lead the state in student achievement. She was known as a visionary in the education eld and worked tirelessly to provide opportunities for growth among teachers, administrators, and students. Never losing sight that education is for the students, she worked hard to translate good ideas into the classroom without seeking credit or praise for herself, and as she would say, the job never ends, the game is never over, there will always be a better way to teach, a better way to learn, and we must always go ahead. In retirement, Mabel Jean never slowed down. Always interested and involved in issues relevant to her community, the Florida Presbytery, and especially to her church, the Laurel Hill Presbyterian Church, she graciously served on many boards and committees. She was well known for her thoughtfulness, and other peoples accomplishments or struggles were always acknowledged with a kind, encouraging word, a gift, or a thoughtful card. Mabel Jean also continued to work in the education eld as a mentor and school consultant, along with working closely in the Kids Vote, Too program, Florida Center for Children and Youth, and Take Stock in Children. In 2009, she was thrilled to receive the very special honor of a rose garden dedicated to her by her own alma mater, the Laurel Hill School. Dr. Mabel Jean Morrison possessed the ability to make a difference. Regardless of whether it was a professional endeavor, color and image consulting, a community project, or sharing in the joys, sorrows, or accomplishments of others, she was able to touch many lives in many ways. Visitation was from 9-10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 8, at Whitehurst-Powell Funeral Home. Funeral services followed at 11:30 a.m. at the Laurel Hill Presbyterian Church with Rev. Mark Broadhead ofciating. Interment were immediately after at Magnolia Cemetery located near Laurel Hill. Honorary pall bearers were the elders in the Laurel Hill Presbyterian Church and Bill Hurston. Special friends include her Okaloosa School District staff and those who served as elementary resource teachers. The family wishes to express their deep appreciation to everyone who helped make these last few years comfortable for Mabel Jean by providing her excellent care. In lieu of owers, contributions may be made to the Take Stock in Children program at the Laurel Hill School, 8078 4th St., Laurel Hill, FL 32567. Arrangements are entrusted to WhitehurstPowell Funeral Home in Crestview. Guest book and condolences are at www.whitehurstpowell funeralhome.com. Dr. Mabel Jean Morrison MABEL JEAN MORRISON On Feb. 5, 2012, Jesus welcomed home his beautiful angel, Shirley Sue Grifn. Shirley was born in Winter Haven, Fla., on May 11, 1942. She was preceded in death by her parents, Huey and Leona Moore; husbands, Walter Sydney (Buddy) Grifn and Jack David Grifn; and brothers, Max Moore, Cecil Moore and Billy Joe Moore. She is survived by her sons, Mike Grifn and Tony Grifn and wife, Kelly; daughters, Vickie Corley, and Shirl Long and husband, Victor; her cherished grandchildren, Brittiney Lewellyn, Cody Long, Ashley and Jake Corley, her namesake Shirley Sue Grifn and Remington Grifn; and her great-grandchildren Jayden Lewellyn and Clara Corley. She is also survived by her dear friends, Pat Morgan and Tina Krug; brothers, Earl Moore and his wife Dorothy, and Ronnie Moore and his wife Eunice; sisters, Josephine Houchin, Betty Hooks and her husband Robert, and Mable Charette and her husband Ed. A gathering of family and friends will be held on Wednesday, Feb. 8, from 6-8 p.m. at Brackney Funeral Service in Crestview. She will be laid to rest in Garden of Memories Cemetery with her family. Never was she happier than when her family and friends were gathered around her. If you had no family you were automatically adopted. If you had no friends, you were automatically loved. Her home was always open to all and her heart was overowing with love. Never has there been a woman so loved by all who met her. Heaven is rejoicing and the welcoming from all who met her there is unbelievable. Sign, leave a remembrance or view the guest book for Shirley Grifn online at www.crestviewbulletin.com. Shirley Sue Grifn 1921 2012 Ann Kilcrease Helms, 90, died Monday, Feb. 6, 2012, at a local hospital. She was born Dec. 9, 1921 in Covington County, Ala. Mrs. Helms is survived by four daughters, Angela Chelette of Chattahoochee, Jane Gandy of Havana, Mychaelle Monarch and Kym Yeichner of Dallas, Texas; sister, Catherine Bolding of New Orleans, La., and brother Thomas Bass of Andalusia, Ala. She is also survived by stepchildren George and Philip Kilcrease of Crestview and Kathleen Smith of San Antonio, Texas. She was preceded in death by her brother, Sidney Bass, and beloved daughter, Lynda Kinman. She leaves behind 14 grandchildren, 20 greatgrandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews. Mrs. Helms received her teaching degree from Troy State University and taught for more than 30 years in the public school system. She was a long time member of First Baptist Church in Crestview and a lifetime member of the Order of the Eastern Star. A memorial service for Mrs. Helms will be at a later date. Arrangements are entrusted to Crestview Memorial Funeral Home. You may offer condolences, share memories and sign the guest book at www.crestviewmemorialfh.com. Ann Kilcrease Helms Obituaries Church BRIEFS
ClassifiedsA8| Crestview News Bulletin Saturday, February 11, 2012 Legal #130584 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR THE FIRST JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR OKALOOSA COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO.: 46-2010-005797C CIRCUIT CIVIL VANDERBILT MORTGAGE AND FINANCE, INC., a Tennessee corporation authorized to transact business in Florida, Plaintiff, VS. PAMELA A. FLORES; JOHN H. MANN; IF LIVING, INCLUDING ANY UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF SAID DEFENDANTS, IF REMARRIED, AND IF DECEASED, THE RESPECTIVE UNKNOWN HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES, ASSIGNEES, CREDITORS, LIENORS, AND TRUSTEES, AND ALL OTHER PERSONS CLAIMING BY, THROUGH, UNDER OR AGAINST THE NAMED DEFENDANT(S); Defendants. NOTICE OF SALE NOTICE IS GIVEN that, in accordance with the Plaintiffs Final Judgment of Foreclosure entered on January 6, 2012 in the above-styled cause, I will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash on March 2, 2012 at 11:00 A.M. (CST), online at vvww.okaloosa.realforeclose.com the following described property: Lot 1, Block A, FOXES RUN FIRST ADDITION, according to the plat thereof, as recorded in Plat Book 9, Page 4, of the Public Records of Okaloosa County, Florida. To include a: 2004 Clay VIN CS2006249TNA 0092444361 2004 Clay VIN CS2006249TNB 0092444453 ANY PERSON CLAIMING AN INTERST 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. Dated: 1-12-12 DON W. HOWARD, CLERK OKALOOSA COUNTY CIRCUIT COURT By: E Hoke Deputy Clerk ADA/Accessibility 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. Quintairos, Prieto, Wood & Boyer, P.A. Attn: Erin Gordon 215 S. Monroe St., Suite 510 Tallahassee, FL 32301 Phone: (850) 412-1042 Fax: (850) 412-1043 Legal # 130614 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT, OF THE FIRST JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR OKALOOSA COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO. 46 2011 CA 004255 SHORELINE TOWERS PHASE I CONDOMINIUM ASSOCIATION, INC., a Florida not for profitcorporation Plaintiff; V. BARBARA A. MCCALL and REGIONS BANK, Defendants. NOTICE OF SALE PURSUANT TO CHAPTER 45 NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated January 30 2012, and entered in Case No. 46 2011 CA 004255 of the Circuit Court, of the First Judicial Circuit, in and for Okaloosa County, Florida, wherein Shoreline Towers Phase I Condominium Association, Inc. is Plaintiff, and BARBARA A. MCCALL is Defendant, I will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash: at www.okaloosa.realforeclose.co m, the Clerks website for on-line auctions, at 11:00 am, on the 6th day of March, 2012 the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment, to wit: Condominium Unit 3045, Shoreline Towers Condominium 3, a Condominium, according to the Declaration of Condominium thereof recorded in Official Record Book 759, Page 928, and Condominium Plat recorded in Condominium Plat Book 1, Page 73, of the Public Records of Okaloosa County, Florida, together with an undivided interest in the common elements, if any, appurtenant thereto, subject to and in accordance with the covenants, conditions, restrictions, terms and other provisions of said Declaration. If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact Shelia Sims, ADA Coordinator, 190 Governmental Center, 5th Floor, Pensacola, FL 32502, (850) 595-4400 at least 7 days before your scheduled court appearance, or immediately upon receiving this notification if the time before the scheduled appearance is less than 7 days; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call 711. DATED this 31 day of Jan., 2012. Don Howard, Clerk Circuit Court By K Brown Deputy Clerk Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of lis pendens must file a claim within 60 days after the sale. Becker & Poliakoff, P.A. Attorneys for Plaintiff 348 Miracle Strip Pkwy SW, Suite 7 Ft. Walton Beach, FL 32548-5253 (850)664-2229 (850)664-7882 Fax 2/11/12 2/18/12 Legal # 130617 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE FIRST JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR OKALOOSA COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL ACTION CASE NO.: 46-2008-CA-2118 S DIVISION: CHASE HOME FINANCE LLC SUCCESSOR BY MERGER TO CHASE MANHATTAN MORTGAGE CORPORATION, Plaintiff, VS. SUZANNE E. PATTERSON et al, Defendant(s). NOTICE OF RESCHEDULED FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to an Order Rescheduling Foreclosure Sale dated 2-1, 2012 and entered in Case NO. 46-2008-CA-2118 S of the Circuit Court of the FIRST Judicial Circuit in and for OKALOOSA County, Florida wherein CHASE HOME FINANCE LLC SUCCESSOR BY MERGER TO CHASE MANHATTAN MORTGAGE CORPORATION, is the Plaintiff and SUZANNE E. PATTERSON; ANY AND ALL UNKNOWN PARTIES CLAIMING BY, THROUGH, UNDER, AND AGAINST THE HEREIN NAMED INDIVIDUAL DEFENDANT(S) WHO ARE NOT KNOWN TO BE DEAD OR ALIVE, WHETHER SAID UNKNOWN PARTIES MAY CLAIM AN INTEREST AS SPOUSE, HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES, OR OTHER CLAIMANTS; BEACH COMMUNITY BANK; MORTGAGE ELECTRONIC REGISTRATION SYSTEMS, INCORPORATED, AS NOMINEE FOR SOVEREIGN BANK/NATCO; UNITED STATES OF AMERICA ON BEHALF OF U.S. DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT; MAGNOLIA PARK HOMEOWNERS ASSOCIATION, INC.; are the Defendants, The Clerk of the Court will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at WWW.OKALOOSA.REALFORECLOSE.COM at 11:00AM, on the 14th day of March, 2012, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment: LOT 22, BLOCK D, MAGNOLIA PARK PHASE 2, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 18 AT PAGE 61, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF OKALOOSA COUNTY, FLORIDA. A/K/A 150 BENT ARROW DRIVE 22, DESTIN, FL 325410000 Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the Lis Pendens must file a claim within sixty (60) days after the sale. WITNESS MY HAND and the seal of this Court on2-1 2012. Don W. Howard Clerk of the Circuit Court By: K Brown Deputy Clerk Florida Default Law Group, P.L. P.O. Box 25018 Tampa, Florida 33622-5018 F08030207 IMPORTANT If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in the proceeding, you are entitled at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact: Shelia Sims, 190 Governmental Center, 5th floor, Pensacola, FL (850) 595-4400 at least 7 days before your scheduled court appearance, or immediately upon receiving this notification if the time before the scheduled appearance is less than 7 days; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call 711. 2/11/12 2/18/12 Legal # 130613 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT, OF THE FIRST JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR OKALOOSA COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO. 46 2011 CA 002977 THE ENCLAVE CONDOMINIUM ASSOCIATION OF DESTIN, INC., a Florida not for profit corporation Plaintiff, V. JUDY K. NUNNALLY, Defendant. NOTICE OF SALE PURSUANT TO CHAPTER 45 NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated January 30, 2012, and entered in Case No. 46 2011 CA 002977 of the Circuit Court, of the First Judicial Circuit, in and for Okaloosa County, Florida, wherein The Enclave Condominium Association of Destin, Inc. is Plaintiff, and JUDY K. NUNNALLY is Defendant, I will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash: at www.okaloosarealforeclose.co m, the Clerks website for on-line auctions, at 11:00 am, on the 6th day of March, 2012 the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment, to wit: Condominium Unit A404, of the Enclave Condominium, a condominium according to the Declaration of Condominium thereof, as recorded in OR Book 1489, Page 751, of the Public Records of Okaloosa County, Florida; Together with all appurtenances thereto, including an undivided interest in the common elements of said condominium as set forth in said declaration. If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact Shelia Sims, ADA Coordinator, 190 Governmental Center, 5th Floor, Pensacola, FL 32502, (850) 595-4400 at least 7 days before your scheduled court appearance, or immediately upon receiving this notification if the time before the scheduled appearance is less than 7 days; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call 711. DATED this 31 day of Jan, 2012. Don Howard, Clerk Circuit Court By K Brown Deputy Clerk Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of lis pendens must file a claim within 60 days after the sale. Becker & Poliakoff, P.A. Attorneys for Plaintiff 348 Miracle Strip Pkwy SW, Suite 7 Ft. Walton Beach, FL 32548-5253 (850)664-2229 (850)664-7882 Fax 2/11/12 2/18/12 Legal # 130596 In accordance with Florida Statute 197.3632, the Holt Fire District intends to use the uniform method of collection for non-ad valorum assessment. This may cause an increase in assessments of up to $1.20 per assessment for FY 2012. The Holt Fire Commissioners will hold a public hearing on this as their first action at their regular meeting on the 1st Monday in March 2012 (5 March 2012.) at 6:30 PM at the Holt Fire Department 490 Highway 90 W, Holt, Fl 32564. 2/4/12 2/11/12 2/18/12 2/25/12 Legal # 130598 NOTICE OF ADMINISTRATIVE COMPLAINT CASE NO.: CD201102054; D 1029896 TO: TINA M. HARRIS An Administrative Complaint to revoke your liscense and eligibilty for liscensure has been filed against you. You have the right to request a hearing pursuant to Sections 120.569 and 120.57, Florida Statutes, by mailing a request for same to the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, Division of Liscensing, Post Office Box 3168, Tallahassee, Florida 32315-3168. If a request for hearing is not received by 21 days from the date of the last publication, the right to hearing in this matter will be waived and the Department will dispose of this cause in accordance with law. 2/11/12 2/18/12 2/25/12 3/3/12 Legal # 130615 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE FIRST JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OF THE STATE OF FLORIDA, IN AND FOR OKALOOSA COUNTY CIVIL DIVISION Case No.: 2009 CA 006381 S Division: TR REGIONS BANK d/b/a REGIONS MORTGAGE, Plaintiff, -vsBEN R. WAUGH, JR. and THE UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF BEN R. WAUGH, JR., if living, and all unknown parties claiming by, through, under or against the above named Defendants who are not known to be dead or alive, whether said unknown parties may claim an interest as spouses, heirs, devisees, grantees, assignees, lienors, creditors, trustees or other claimants, claiming by, through, under or against the said BEN R. WAUGH, JR. or THE UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF BEN R. WAUGH. JR.; Defendants. NOTICE OF SALE Notice is hereby given that, pursuant to a Final Judgment of Foleclosure entered in the above-styled cause, in the Circuit Court of Okaloosa County, Florida, I will sell the property situate in Okaloosa County, Florida, described as: Lot 13, Block C, Caribbean Village South at Bluewater Bay, Unit 1, according to the plat thereof, as recorded in Plat Book 7, Page 47, of the Public Records of Okaloosa County, Florida. Parcel Identification Number: 26-1S-22-4764-000C-0130 at public sale, to the highest and best bidder, for cash, at the website of www.okaloosa.realforeclose.com,at 11:00a.m.Central Timeon March 13, 2012. ANY PERSON CLAIMING AN INTEREST IN THE SURPLUS FUNDS FROM THIS 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 IN ACCORDANCE WITH SECTION 45.031(1)(a), FLORIDA STATUTES. DATED this 31 day of Jan, 2012. Don VV. Howard Clerk of Circuit Court By: K Brown 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 voiced impaired, call 711. NOTE: THIS COMMUNICATION, FROM A DEBT COLLECTOR, IS AN ATTEMPT TO COLLECT A DEBT AND ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED WILL BE USED FOR THAT PURPOSE Gibbons, Neuman, Bello. Segall, Allen & Halloran P.A. 3321 Henderson Boulevard Tampa, Florida 33609 2/11/12 2/18/12 Legal # 130597 IN THE COUNTY COURT IN AND FOR OKALOOSA COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO. 46 2011 CC 000777 SHORELINE TOWERS PHASE I CONDOMINIUM ASSOCIATION, INC., a Florida not for profitcorporation Plaintiff, V. JANICE KENNIS and JOEL KENNIS, Defendants. NOTICE OF SALE PURSUANT TO CHAPTER 45 NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated January 19, 2012, and entered in Case No. 46 2011 CC 000777 of the County Court in and for Okaloosa County, Florida, wherein Shoreline Towers Phase I Condominium Association, Inc. is Plaintiff, and JANICE KENNIS and JOEL KENNIS are Defendants, I will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at www.okaloosa.realforeclose.com, the Clerks website for on-line auctions, at 11:00 am, on the 29 day of February, 2012 the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment, to wit: The Condominium Parcel known as Apartment 4-5, of Shoreline Towers Condominium #4, a Condominium according to the Declaration of Condominium thereof recorded in Official Records Book 1121, page 1877, of the Public Records of Okaloosa County, Florida and pursuant to Survey, Plat Plan and Graphic Descriptions of improvements recorded in Condominium Plat Book 2, page 102, of the Public Records of Okaloosa County, Florida. Subject to easements and restrictions of record, if any, which are specifically not extended or reimposed hereby. If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact Shelia Sims, ADA Coordinator, 190 Governmental Center, 5th Floor, Pensacola, FL 32502, (850) 595-4400 at least 7 days before your scheduled court appearance, or immediately upon receiving this notification if the time before the scheduled appearance is less than 7 days; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call 711. DATED this 23 day of January, 2012. Don Howard, Clerk Circuit Court By Nancy Moxcey Deputy Clerk Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of lis pendens must file a claim within 60 days after the sale. Becker & Poliakoff, P.A. Attorneys for Plaintiff 348 Miracle Strip Pkwy SW, Suite 7 Ft. Walton Beach, FL 32548-5253 (850)664-2229 (850)664-7882 Fax 2/4/12 2/11/12
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(407) 275-7233 floridagunshows.com Text FL95648 to 56654 GUN SHOWSanta Rosa County Auditorium, Milton, FL Feb 25th & 26th 9am -5pm call (850) 957-4952 or (850) 261-8407 General Admission $6 We Buy GoldSilver & Diamonds WE PAY THE MOST US GOLD PAWN 700 Beal Pkwy FWB 850-974-2462 4 F-150 Mag Wheels 18X7.5 inches $300, Japanese Slot machine with 800 tokens $400. Call 682-8315. 8400 Watt Generator, industrial grade, brand new 850-682-2147 or 758-9277 DIABETIC TEST STRIPS NEEDEDCall Bob (850)710-0189 Legal #130618 IN THE GENERAL COURT OF JUSTICE DISTRICT COURT DIVISION NORTH CAROLINA NASH COUNTY 11-CVD-1575 NOTICE OF SERVICE OF PROCESS BY PUBLICATION JEANNETTA KATRICE WHITEHEAD SANTIAGO, PLAINTIFF VS. BRADLEY SANTIAGO, DEFENDANT TO: Defendant, Bradley Santiago. TAKE NOTICE that a pleading seeking relief against you has been filed in the above entitled action. The nature of the relief being sought is an action for absolute divorce. You are required to make defense to such pleading not later than forty (40) days from February 11, 2012, exclusive of such date, and upon your failure to do so the parties seeking service against you will apply to the Court for the relief sought. This the 11th day of February, 2012. STEVEN R. STROUD, PLLC Attorney for Plaintiff 3151 Zebulon Road P.O. Drawer 8048 Rocky Mount, NC 27804 Telephone: (252) 446-0042 Fax: (252) 446-5906 NC State Bar No.: 18428 2/11/12 2/18/12 2/25/12 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. Vehicle removed from parking lot behind Hardees, to inquire call 850-758-8908 CrestviewMulti-Family Yard SaleSat, Feb 11, 7am to noon, 4483 Antioch Rd, lots of baby/kid items, clothes for the whole family, recliner, smart cycle, grandfather clock, military items, brush guard, & misc household items. Legal # 130612 IN THE 1st JUDICIAL CIRCUIT COURT IN AND FOR OKALOOSA COUNTY, FLORIDA Case No. 2012 CA 262 REGIONS BANK,Plaintiff, VS. ANY UNKNOWN PARTY WHO MAY CLAIM AS HEIR, DEVISEE, GRANTEE, ASSIGNEE, LIENOR, CREDITOR, TRUSTEE, OR OTHER CLAIMANT, BY, THROUGH, UNDER OR AGAINST EDWARD K. JONES, Defendant. NOTICE OF ACTION TO: ANY UNKNOWN PARTY WHO MAY CLAIM AS HEIR, DEVISEE, GRANTEE, ASSIGNEE, LIENOR, CREDITOR, TRUS lEE, OR OTHER CLAIMANT, BY, THROUGH, UNDER OR AGAINST EDWARD K. JONES, last known address, 316 Springwood Circle, Crestview, FL 32536 Notice is hereby given to ANY UNKNOWN PARTY WHO MAY CLAIM AS HEIR, DEVISEE, GRANTEE, ASSIGNEE, LIENOR, CREDITOR, TRUSTEE, OR OTHER CLAIMANT, BY, THROUGH, UNDER OR AGAINST EDWARD K. JONES that an action of foreclosure on the following property in OKALOOSA County, Florida: Legal: LOT 13, BLOCK 3, COUNTRY OAKS ESTATES PHASE TWO, ACCORDING TO THE MAP OR PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 9, PAGE 80, PUBLIC RECORDS OF OKALOOSA COUNTY, FLORIDA. has been filed against you and you are required to serve a copy of your written defenses, if any, to it on Leslie S. White, Esquire, the Plaintiffs attorney, whose address is, 109 E. Church Street, 5th floor, P.O. Box 3146, Orlando, Florida 32802-3146 on or before March 1, 2012 and file the original with the clerk of the court either before service on the Plaintiffs attorney or immediately thereafter; otherwise a default will be entered against you for the relief demanded in the complaint or petition. DATED ON Jan. 26, 2012. Okaloosa County Clerk of Circuit Court By K Sims Deputy Clerk 2/11/12 2/18/12 Legal #130588 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. Friday, February 24, 2012. Unless charges are paid in full before the time of sale. Unit # A240 Susan Orosco 2/1/12 2/11/12 Legal #130595 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 1ST JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR OKALOOSA COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL DIVISION: CASE NO.: 46-2010-CA-000186 SUNTRUST MORTGAGE INC, Plaintiff, VS. MARISA ROBERTSON A/K/A M ROBERTSON; MORTGAGE ELECTRONICREGISTRATION SYSTEMS INCORPORATED AS NOMINEEFOR SUNTRUST MORTGAGE, INC.; REDS WAY INVESTMENTS LLC; IN POSSESSION OF THE SUBJECT PROPERTY, Defendants. RE-NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to an Order Resetting Foreclosure Sale dated the 10 day of JAN, 2012, and entered in Case No. 46-2010-CA-000186, of the Circuit Court of the 1ST Judicial Circuit in and for Okaloosa County, Florida, wherein SUNTRUST MORTGAGE INC is the Plaintiff and MARISA ROBERTSON A/K/A M ROBERTSON, MORTGAGE ELECTRONIC REGISTRATION SYSTEMS INCORPORATED AS NOMINEE FOR SUNTRUST MORTGAGE, INC. and REDS WAY INVESTMENTS LLC 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 2 day of MARCH, 2012, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment, to wit: LOT 6, BLOCK 1, LAKE SILVER FIRST ADDITION, ACCORDING TO PLAT THEREOF ON FILE IN PLAT BOOK 2, PAGE 185, IN THE OFFICE OF THE CLERK OF CIRCUIT COURT, OKALOOSA COUNTY, FLORIDA. Property Address: 2463 LAKEVIEW DRIVE SOUTH CRESTVIEW, FL 32536 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, 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. Dated this 24 day of Jan, 2012. DON W. HOWARD Clerk Of The Circuit Court By: R Livingston 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 2/4/12 2/11/12 Legal # 130616 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 1ST JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR OKALOOSA COUNTY, FLORIDA. CASE No. 2009-CA-004787 BAC HOME LOANS SERVICING, L.P. F/K/A COUNTRYWIDE HOME LOANS SERVICING, L.P., Plaintiff, vs. MELENDEZ, JOSE E, et. al., Defendants. NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to an Order or Final Judgment entered in Case No. 2009-CA-004787 of the Circuit Court of the 1ST Judicial Circuit in and for OKALOOSA County, Florida, wherein, BANK OF AMERICA, N.A. SUCCESSOR BY MERGER TO BAC HOME LOANS SERVICING, L.P. F/K/A COUNTRYWIDE HOME LOANS SERVICING, L.P., Plaintiff, and, MELENDEZ, JOSE E, et. al., are Defendants, I will sell to the highest bidder for cash at, WWW.OKALOOSA.REALFORECLOSE.COM, at the hour of 11:00 A.M., on the 13 day of March, 2012, the following described property: LOT 6, BLOCK B, CANDLEWOOD VILLAGE, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 7, PAGE 63, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF OKALOOSA COUNTY, FLORIDA. To be published on February 11, 2012and February 18, 2012. 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. DATED this 31 day of Jan, 2012. Clerk Circuit Court By: K Brown Deputy Clerk GREENSPOON MARDER, P.A., TRADE CENTRE SOUTH, SUITE 700 100 WEST CYPRESS CREEK ROAD, FORT LAUDERDALE, FL 33309 IMPORTANT If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact: Sheila Sims, 190 Governmental Center, 5th floor, Pensacola, FL (850)595-4400 at least 7 days before your scheduled court appearance, or immediately upon receiving this notification if the time before the scheduled appearance is less than 7 days; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call 711. 2/11/12 2/18/12 2/4/12 2/11/12 Legal # 130609 Notice of Sale The property described below stored at EZ Storage, 150 Old Milligan Rd., Crestview, FL, (Go 1.2 miles west on Hwy 90 from Hwy 85) phone 850-398-2990, will be sold by auction in accordance with provisions of the Self Storage Facility Act (Florida Statutes 83.801 83.809) at above address starting at 9:00 a.m. on February 25, 2012 to recover unpaid storage fees. Properties of Dominique James, Mary C. Bess, Pamela Hutchinson, Victoria Nicole Green, Brad Weeks, Ken Howard, Kenneth D. Howard, Mike Sipos, Joey Stromsness, James Roberts -List of contents: Misc. household and/or business goods. Cash only. Contents must be removed within 3 days of sale. We do not provide locks to bidders so come prepared. 2/8/12 2/11/12 2/18/12
Saturday, February 11, 2012 Page 10 News & NOTES SCHEDULE Today High school boys basketball District 2-1A tournament nals, 7 p.m., at Freeport, teams TBD. District 2-6A semi nals, 7 p.m., at Fort Walton Beach, teams TBD. Monday High school softball Central at Baker, V 4 p.m. High school baseball South Walton at Baker, JV 4 p.m./V 6:30 p.m. Tuesday High school girls basketball Class 1A region semi nals, Malone at Baker, 7 p.m. High school softball Fort Walton Beach at Crestview, JV 4 p.m./V 7 p.m. Foxwood C.C. Sunday Lowball, Feb. 5 1. Richard Lawson, Tim OHara, Bob Langdon, Archie Perez, Dave Hinnant -13 2. Doug Grozier, Corey Grozier, Steve Wagner, Gene Simmons, Dennis Simmons -12 3. Sonny Gomez, Tom Cook, Steve Sparkman, David Barker -11 4. Mike Bouchard, Dona Bouchard, Don Breitbach, Nancy Breitbach, Ron Magruder -11 5. Steve Mobley, David Smith, John Jones, Shane Purvis -11 YMCA soccer The Crestview Family YMCA Youth Spring Soccer registration is under way. Registration is open to boys and girls ages 3-14. Program fees are $36 for YMCA members and $48 for those who dont belong to the Y. Registration deadline is Saturday, March 17. The season begins the week of March 26. For more information contact Troy Donofro at tdonofro@ ecymca.org or call 689-2999. Senior girls softball The Crestview Parks and Recreation Department is holding registration for fast pitch softball for girls ages 13-15. The age must be before May 1, 2012. Cost is $60 per player living inside the city limits and $65 for those outside of Crestview. Cost includes uniforms that the players will keep after the season. Registration is at Twin Hills Park at 100 North Hathaway St. through the end of February. Those registering in the program for the rst time will need to provide a birth certi cate and proof of insurance. Bulldog HOF nominations The Crestview High School athletic department is accepting nominations for former Bulldog athletes and coaches to be inducted into the Bulldog Hall of Fame. Nominations are not limited to a persons athletic accomplishments. Consideration will be given to awards and honors received in the professional world or military as well as those that will be elected for athletic achievements. All information about a nominee must be veri able. To nominate someone send an email with the quali cations of that person to HS athletic director Kevin Pettis at: pettisk@mail. okaloosa.k12. .us. The nomination deadline is March 1. By Randy Dickson email@example.com FREEPORT Baker seniors Dylan Dunford and Danny Spicer came up big for the Gators as they opened the boys District 2-1A tournament with a 50-36 win over Jay on Tuesday. The Gators will take on top seed Chipley in the tournament semi nals at 6 p.m. on Friday. The Royals (12-11) struck rst when Todd Laney hit a 3-point basket 20 seconds into the game. Dunford then took over for Baker, hitting a 2-point basket with 7:21 left in the rst and following it up with a 3-pointer a little less than a minute later. Dunfords three gave the Gators (1016) a lead they didnt surrender the rest of the way. When the rst quarter ended Dunford had 12 of his game-high 18 points and the Gators led 17-11. Dunford said it was important for the Gators to jump out early on the Royals as the teams split their regular season games, even though Baker had big lead in both games at one time. I was feeling great, Dunford said. Its good to get a lead on them and keep it. We lost to them one time this year, but we got them when it matters most. Baker turned up the defense in the second quarter, holding the Royals to ve points on the way to building a 28-16 lead. Steven Grant came off the bench to score ve points and Garrett Sanders scored four points as the Gators started to pull away. Unlike the earlier games, Jay never got closer than 11 points in the second half. While Dunford led the way in the rst quarter it was Spicer coming up big in the third quarter, scoring seven of his 15 points. Baker led 41-24 heading into the fourth quarter and kept a comfortable lead on the Royals throughout the nal period as they nished off the win. Dunford and Spicer were the only Gators scoring in double gures, but they got enough help from their friends to keep the Royal defense honest. Grant scored six points, as did Sanders. Josh Hartzog added ve points. Laney led the Royals with 17 points. Eric Trevino was next in scoring for Jay with seven points. Baker coach Mike Martello was pleased with the way the Gators played from start to nish. In the rst quarter we shot the ball really well, he said. My two seniors, Dylan Dunford and Danny Spicer, stepped up in the rst half. We had our ups and downs in the rst quarter, but we stilled played defense. We didnt let the Laney kid get on the track, and thats why we kept the lead we had most of the ball game. Dylan Dunford drives the lane against Jay on his way to an 18-point night in the District 2-1A tournament opener. Photos by RANDY DICKSON | News Bulletin Garrett Sanders gets a shot off over a pair of Royal defenders. Gators top Jay in district tourney SP O RTS www.crestviewbulletin.com Steven Grant challenges a defender as he tries to score a basket. Bulldogs baseball team ready to go By Randy Dickson firstname.lastname@example.org Crestview kicks off the 2012 baseball season at 7 p.m. Thursday when the Bulldogs host Marianna. Expectations are running high for the team coming off its first district championship since 1999 and Coach Tim Gillis is ready to get the season started to see if Crestview can make it back-to-back titles. Every day is a good for baseball, he said. The weather has been great. But of course its probably going to be freezing when we start playing. It wont take the Bulldogs, who finished last year with a 21-9 record, long to see how they stack up in the new District 2-6A that includes Choctawhatchee, Fort Walton Beach, Mosley and Nice ville. Eight of Crestviews first 10 games are against district opponents. The Bulldogs travel to Choctaw on Friday to play the Indians, who won the District 1-4A title a year ago. Its going to be tough (to repeat), Gillis said. We recognize that going in, but thats what makes it fun. Gillis has plenty of reasons to be optimistic about the 2012 season. The Bulldogs return most of their starting lineup, including the entire infield and the top two pitchers in wins a year ago. Seth Thomason is back at first base for his junior year. Seniors Derek Lovelace and Kameron Miller will be at second and third base. And junior Dakota Dean is back to man the shortstop spot that has been his since he stepped on the field as a freshman. Junior Tyler Henderson returns for his third season as the starting center fielder. He will be flanked by two newcomers in the starting lineup in left and right field. Gillis said several players are battling for those positions. The competition is strong for those spots, he said. Youve got Drew Gibbons and Tate Sweatt out there. Weve got some situations where we are going to have Dennis Gibbons in the infield and move some guys around when they are not pitching, so Seth Thomason will probably play some outfield as well. And youve got Davis Champion, who really had a good summer for us out there and P.J. Granger and Roman Donofro. Weve got some definite options. Its just a matter of plugging the right one in there at the right time. Austin Armstrong, who was promoted from the junior varsity to the varsity toward the end of last season, will do most of the catching. He did a great job handling the (pitching) staff, Gillis said. And he swings the bat really well. He had some valuable experience in some meaningful games last year and that wont do nothing but help us all. Miller and Lee are expected to be the top two starting pitchers. Champion and Donofro also are in the mix for a spot in the starting rotation. If Champion and Donofro dont earn spots as starters they still are expected to contribute out of the bullpen. Trent Zellars, Dean and Thomason also will see some time on the mound. Dennis Gibbons returns as the teams top closer. Its possible that the 2012 Bulldogs could be better than last years team and still have a worse record against what might be the toughest schedule in team history. Along with their District 2-6A schedule the Bulldogs play North Florida Christian, which won the Class 2A state championship last year, District 1-6A power Pace and stiff competition from out of state, which is headlined by Tennessee powerhouse Farragut. Farragut, a suburb of Knoxville, has won five state championships in the past six years playing in the states largest classification. Gillis said its important to play a tough schedule in order for the Bulldogs to survive District 2-6A and make a strong run in the playoffs. Its an extremely difficult schedule, he said. But I think at the same time we realize where we want to get back to. We know its going to be tough and every day out youve got to give it your best. Thats one reason we went with a tougher schedule. And a lot of that has to do with who we are playing in our district. P hotos by RANDY DICKSON | News Bulletin Tyler Henderson drives a pitch to the opposite eld during batting practice Monday. Senior second baseman Derek Lovelace shows off his bunting technique.