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** A GateHouse Media newspaper read by 10,450 people every week. Obituaries ................. A2 Faith ........................ A4 Opinion .................... A6 Community ............... A9 MEET THE NEW GATEWAY MEDICAL CLINIC DOCTOR | A9 A7Military man retires after 35 years of service A3Late Valparaiso mayor served 53 years Saturday, March 10, 2018 NONPROFIT BUILDING GROUP HOME IN CRESTVIEW | A9 @cnbulletin ¢ Vol. 43 Issue 20WEEKEND EDITIONBy Ann Spann Special to Daily NewsCRESTVIEW „ We know that Crestview is home to the 7th Special Forces Group (Airborne), that it can take a good bit of time to make it from one end to the other and that the Crestview High School Bulldogs tear it up on the football field and basketball court.Here are 10 things you might not know about the city that has been the county seat for just over 100 years. The list was compiled with a lot of help from theBaker Block Museum staff.1. Crestview High Schools first mascot was the Red Jackets.Ž During one of the earliest recorded football games in 1930, the Red Jackets played Milton to a tie in a scoreless game. By 1938, when the schools first band was formed, Crestview was known as the Bulldogs.2. Crestview became the county seat of Okaloosa County in an election held April 3, 1917, beating out Baker by just 85 votes with a total of 1,389 votes cast.3. Crestviews oldest business that is still oper-ating is Mack Brooks Barber Shop on Main Street, which originally opened in 1917 in the same location as Keels Barber Shop, which was owned by James Henry Keel. 4. Crestview was home to the first factory in Okaloosa County „ and the first industry to offer employment to women. The Smith-Johnson Garment Factory, later known as Alatex opened in Septem-ber 1937 and was referred to as Crestviews new city hall since government offices occupied one corner of the ground floor. The build-ing now houses the Florida A&M University College of Pharmacy.5. Crestview was at times declared off limitsŽ to airmen from Eglin Field during the late 1940s and into the 1950s due to numerous liquor and gambling establishments, which were perceived to take advantage of the young airmen.6. The Fox Theater and the Eglin Theater, both located on Crestviews Main Street, hosted a pre-miere showing of Twelve OClock HighŽ in 1949. Movie star Gregory Peck was in town for the premiere of the movie about a World War II bomber unit. The 20th Century Fox movie was filmed at Duke Field, Eglin Field and north of Crestview.10 things you didn't know about CrestviewBy Aaron Jacobs @cnb_ajacobs ajacobs@crestviewbulletin.comCRESTVIEW „ Just how long does it take to get from one end of Crestview to the other in the afternoon?We drove from the over-pass at Duke Field to Airport Road along State Road 85 at the north end of town at two different times on a weekday afternoon. The first trip started at 2:10 p.m. and ended at 2:28 p.m., while the second trip took twice as long, start-ing at 4:40 p.m. and ending at 5:16 p.m.Crestview resident Donna Simpler has been commut-ing to her job in Fort Walton Beach from the north end of Crestview since 1985. Her commute, which she says can be up to an hour and 15 min-utes, used to be much shorter.The most aggravating part is when you get to Duke Field, all the way to Walmart, and youre stuck,Ž she said. When I was a kid, I rode my bicycle all over Crestview. There was no traffic.ŽStuck in tra cBy Aaron Jacobs @cnb_ajacobs ajacobs@crestviewbulletin.comCRESTVIEW „ A group of Crestview kids will head to Houston next month to com-pete against robotics teams from around the world.The Hub City Robotics team was named champi-ons of the Northwest Florida FIRST LEGO League Regional Tournament, which was held in Panama City on March 3. The team advances to both the State Championship in Jacksonville on April 8 and the World Championship in Houston April 18 to 21.It will be the second trip to the World Championship for most of the team. Last year, three of the four team mem-bers went to Houston as part of the Bob Sikes Elementary School team. They each went to different schools this year, but decided to stay together as an independent team … a move that paid off.Elizabeth Vander Kooy is one of the returning members from that Bob Sikes team. She is excited to be going back to the World Championship for a second year.It feels really good,Ž she said. Last year we were going a little more for the experi-ence at Worlds, but this year we are going and we actually feel a little bit more competi-tive. We have a little more to give, and we know what were expecting.ŽCrestview robotics team wins regional tournamentBy Renee Bell 682-6524 | @cnbRenee reneeb@crestviewbulletin.comCRESTVIEW „ Calandra Stallworth, Crestview resi-dent, has been missing since March of 2017. Her family copes on a day-by-day basis while the Crestview Police Department interviews some associated persons multiple times searching for clues.As a parent, you would wish that you would never have to go through something like this. In my wildest dreams I never thought I would have to go through this,Ž Stall-worth's mother Sheila Knight on Thursday said. You see stuff like this on TV, but you never think that this would ever happen to you.ŽStallworth, 28 at the time of her disappearance, has two young daughters. She maintained daily contact with her family until March Time is slipping awayThe Hub City Robotics team goes over the programming for one of their robots. The team won the FIRST LEGO League Regional Tournament in Panama City. [SPECIAL TO THE NEWS BULLETIN] Mother of missing Crestview woman speaks out a year a er her daughter's disappearanceNorthbound traf“ c on State Road 85 in Crestview backs up on a recent evening. [NICK TOMECEK/DAILY NEWS] Stallworth Knight An article on page A7 of the Wednesday, March 7 edition of the Crestview News Bulletin listed an incorrect date and time for the McFamily celebration, which is 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. March 17 at 302 James Lee Blvd. W, Crestview. It also incorrectly stated the number of Costa Enterprises McDonald's restaurants in Northwest Florida, which is 20.CORRECTION: MCDONALDS CELEBRATION INFORMATION See 10 things, A5 See UPDATE, A5 See TRAFFIC, A5 See ROBOTICS, A5


** A2 Saturday, March 10, 2018 | Crestview News Bulletin OBITUARIESKenith Foley of Niceville was born to Clifford and Florence Foley in Robeson County, North Carolina on June 24th. 1936, and passed away on March 5th of this year. He graduated from City College in Baltimore, Maryland in 1955. Ken proudly served 30 years in the United States Air Force and with family in tow, was stationed all over the world meeting and making friends with people of all nations. Ken was raised in humble conditions, but never forgot where he came from and displayed those values his entire lifes journey. He loved traveling and spending time with his many family members. He never met a used vehicle he didnt want to tinker with, and spent many hours restoring them. An unassuming man, Ken quietly helped many people in need without expecting anything but honesty in return. He is survived by his wife and best friend Edna (Dee) Foley; son, Kenith M. Foley; daughter, Pamela D. DeRohwer; sister, Gen Childers; seven grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. A memorial service was held on March 9th at the Niceville Church of Christ. In lieu of flowers, please make donations to the Church of Christ Mission Trust Fund, 801 E. John Sims Parkway, Niceville, FL 32578. Expressions of sympathy may be viewed or submitted online at KENITH FOLEY1936 2018William (Bill) Ervin Gustman, age 86, passed away peacefully at his home Thursday, March 1, 2018. He was born on April 22, 1931 in Boscobel, Wisconsin to Ervin Carl Gustman and Hilda Olivia Bakken. Mr. Gustman and family arrived in the Fort Walton Beach area June 1968. He was Lutheran by faith and a member of the Holy Trinity Lutheran Church. He was a veteran of the United States Air Force serving our country for 20 years. He served in the Korean War. He enjoyed camping and helping out the community. Mr. Gustman was preceded in death by his father and mother. Mr. Gustman is survived by his wife of 64 years, Sandra Gustman. He is also survived by his 4 sons, Richard (Ricky) and Karin Gustman, William (Billy Dale) Gustman, Carl and Linda Gustman, Robert (Bobby) and XueFen Gustman. His is also survived by his 8 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren. Interment will be at Barrancas National Cemetery on a future date. You may go online to offer condolences to the family and sign the guestbook at www. (BILL) ERVIN GUSTMAN1931 2018Henry L. Hoggatt III, age 32, of Panama City Beach, FL, passed away March 2, 2018. He was born on November 27, 1985 to Henry Hoggatt II & Jacqueline Thomason. He had a love of working on his cars, particularly his 1972 Monte Carlo. He loved being with his large family and friends. If he wasnt with his family or working on one of his cars, he was usually found sitting along the Choctawhatchee Bay. He would sit peacefully for hours while watching the tide and local wildlife. He is survived by his father, Henry L Hoggatt II (Mary Evangeline) and mother, Jacqueline Lynne Thomason (Raymond), his brother, Jonathan W. Hoggatt (Nicole) and sisters, Aileen P. Brader (Branden), Wendi M. Floyd and Beth Campbell. He is also survived by his nephews, Logan Brader, Braden Floyd, Wyatt Floyd, Landon Maddox, and nieces, Graysen Brader, Frankie Hoggatt, Charity Floyd and Raven Brown. A memorial service was conducted Thursday, March 8, 2018, at Heritage Gardens Funeral Home in Niceville, FL. You may go online to offer condolences to the family and sign the guestbook at www. Heritage Gardens Funeral Home of Niceville is entrusted with the arrangements. HENRY L. HOGGATT III1985 2018Wanda Joyce Crawford Klapecki, age 76, passed away Wednesday, February 28, 2018, at her home surrounded by her husband and children whom provided comfort and love. Joyce graduated from Boone High School in Orlando, FL. Joyces most important job was caring for her family. She was counter manager for Lancme cosmetics, and most recently was the bookkeeper for Arts. Joyce dearly loved her three yorkies; Little Girl, Taffy & Bow. Joyce had a green thumb for sure. She loved gardening and working in the yard until her beautiful face was kissed by the sun. She could make anything grow or bloom. In the past few years, she found a new love of riding through the Smokey Mountains, as passenger, on the back of a Harley driven by her brother or nephew, with the wind blowing against her face. We now know that Joyce is walking through the most beautiful garden of all with our Lord and Savior. Joyce was preceded in death by her loving husband of 28 years, Bobby J. Crawford; her parents Blueford and Choelteel Denham; brothers, Mike and Frank Denham.WANDA JOYCE CRAWFORD KLAPECKIMary Jean Mauldin, age 92 of Fort Walton Beach, Florida passed away peacefully Monday March 5, 2018 at home surrounded by her loving family. Jean was born on November 9, 1925, to Arnold and Pearl Hundley in Enterprise, Alabama. She and her husband moved to Foley, Alabama in 1957. Jean attended Mobile Beauty School and practiced cosmetology for many years. She owned and operated Jeans Beauty Shop in Foley, Alabama. Not only was Jean a successful beautician and business owner but she was also a talented quilter and seamstress. After retiring in 1981, she launched her passion for quilt making. She was a member of several quilt guilds including the Silver Threads Quilt Guild in Fort Walton Beach where she was known as Mama Jean.Ž She attended numerous quilt shows and won several awards for her designs. In an interview by Susan Southworth of Old-Fashioned Patchwork, a quilters magazine, she quotes I never saw a fabric that I didnt like.Ž Jean had an amazing fabric collection. Her most favorite past-time was visiting family and enjoying her grandchildren and great grandchildren. Jean had a strong faith and attended Cinco Baptist Church in Fort Walton Beach, Florida. She is preceded in death by her parents Arnold and Pearl Hundley, her husband Hubert Reece Mauldin, her son Garry Reece Mauldin, her daughterin-law Nancy Mauldin and her brothers Niman and Doug Hundley. Jean is survived by her daughter Carolyn (Jerry) Urquhart, her son Bobby (Becky) Mauldin, her sisterin-law Irene Hundley, and her grandchildren Amy Urquhart Saxer, Clay Urquhart, Ronnie Mauldin, Sabra Mauldin, Garry (Jamie) Mauldin, Ashley (James) Spillman, Lee Ann Irwin, David (Quinn) Mauldin and Amanda Birchfield. She is also survived by several great grandchildren. Intermenttook place at Pine Rest Memorial Park in Foley, Alabama on Friday, March 9th. In lieu of flowers the family requests donations to be made to the Cinco Baptist Church Building Fund and Emerald Coast Hospice. The family would like to thank Emerald Coast Hospice for the excellent care given to Miss Mary.Ž Expressions of love and sympathy may be viewed or submitted online at www.mclaughlinmortuary.comMARY JEAN MAULDIN1925 2018Christopher ChrisŽ Morgan age 94, passed away peacefully surrounded by his family on Saturday, March 3rd, 2018, in Bluewater Bay, Niceville, Florida. He was vibrant and active until the end of his life. Chris was born in Queens, NY on September 3, 1923 to Althea and Christopher Morgan, Sr. He had one sister Leah Peterson who he admired and loved dearly. He graduated from Gorton High School Yonkers, NY in 1941. After the bombing at Pearl Harbor in 1941, Chris responded by joining the Army Air Force determined to defend his country as a pilot during WWII. He graduated from flight school in 1943 and began flying an A-36/P-51A fighter plane. After being captured by the Japanese during a wartime mission, he spent 18 months as a Prisoner of War in Rangoon, Burma (Myanmar). After the war, he attended the College of William and Mary in Williamsburg, Virginia, and later continued his education at Thomas Edison College in Edison, New Jersey. In 1952, he married the love of his life Constance ConnieŽ Kelley, in Bronx, New York. Their marriage would last until her passing in 2011. Chris is survived by four children, seven grandchildren and three great grandchildren. Retirement brought Chris and Connie to Bluewater Bay in Niceville, FL, where he enjoyed golf and volunteering at the VA Clinic at Eglin Air Force Base. Chris found great strength and comfort in his faith in God, and through the fellowship of his friends at St. Judes Episcopal Church in Niceville. He was a survivor and a true patriot, and lived a life of integrity and honor. He will be remembered often and missed very much by those who had the privilege to know him. A memorial service celebrating Chriss life was held Friday, March 9, 2018 at St. Judes Episcopal Church in Niceville, FL. In lieu of flowers, the family asks that you consider donating to the Constance Morgan RN Memorial Scholarship Endowment, in memory of Christopher Morgan, Jr. NWFSC Foundation 100 College Blvd. Niceville, FL 32578 Expressions of sympathy may be viewed or submitted online at www.mclaughlintwincities.comCHRISTOPHER CHRIS MORGAN1923 2018LCDR (Ret) USN Charles Olmstead passed away in the early morning hours of March 3, 2018. He was 93. Better known to many of his friends as Chuck,Ž he is survived by his 3 children and their spouses: Robin and Mary Beth Olmstead of Shalimar, Fl., Laurie and Mike Yankoski of Parker, CO, and Kippen and Mary Olmstead of Pensacola Beach, FL. He has 8 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren. He was a resident of Pensacola for over 45 years. For the past 4 years, he was a resident of Brookdale Senior Living in Ft. Walton Beach. Charles was born in Oswego, NY. He enlisted in the V-5 Aviation Cadet Program in Syracuse, NY on Dec. 7, 1942. He was designated a Naval Aviator and commissioned an Ensign in Pensacola on August 12, 1944. He served during WWII, the Korean and Vietnam conflicts, and retired at age 44 after 26 years in the Naval Reserve. Charles had over 20 years active duty. One of his favorite duty stations was NAS Barbers Point, Oahu, Hawaii. He flew with the GMGRU 1 squadron there working with Regulus 1 guided missiles. His last duty station was as Chief Test Pilot at the Naval Air Rework Facility, NAS Pensacola. In this capacity, he was flying 10 different prop and jet aircraft. He had over 5,000 hours of flight time in single seat Naval aircraft. After his retirement from the Navy, Chuck worked for the Westinghouse Nuclear Components Division as a quality control inspector in the maintenance and calibration of critical gauges and equipment used to assure the proper fabrication and assembly of the reactor vessel internals. After approximately 10 years, he joined the quality assurance engineering field group, which was assigned to assure the proper fit-up, assembly, and installation of these reactor internals into its reactor vessel at the assigned nuclear power plant. A good portion of his time was spent at the power plants in Spain, Belgium, Sweden, Yugoslavia, South Korea, and the Philippines. In addition, he worked at approximately one dozen nuclear plants under construction in the United States. After his retirement as a Senior Quality Assurance/Reliability Engineer in 1986, he rounded out his professional career with consultant and inspection work for various projects with Westinghouse, Gilbert Commonwealth, SGS Services, and Inchcape Testing. Services and burial will be by Bayview Fisher Pou Chapel, Pensacola. Viewing is 2-3PM on Sat., March 10th. Services and burial at Bayview begin at 3:00 PM. In lieu of flowers, you may make a donation in Charles name to the American Heart Association or Emerald Coast Hospice of Ft. Walton Beach.LCDR (RET) USN CHARLES OLMSTEADGeorge Ernie Rebert Jr, age 47, passed away on Friday, March 2, 2018 in Destin, Florida. He was born in 1970 in Loreauville, Louisiana. George was preceded in death by his parents, grandparents, and one step brother. George enjoyed fishing, zydeco dancing, spending time with his friends and family, and enjoyed passing a good time. He is survived by his loving daughter Linda Ann Rebert; a brother Shane; halfbrothers Hunter and Lonnie; half-sister Angela; and numerous nieces and nephews. A Celebration of Life will be 3:00 p.m. Saturday, March 10, 2018 at 1907 Couteau Holmes Hwy, St. Martinville, LA 70582. Expressions of love and sympathy may be viewed or submitted online at www.mclaughlinmortuary.comGEORGE ERNIE REBERT JR.1970 2018Linda O. ScanlanSoteres, age 74, of Fort Walton Beach, FL, passed away Tuesday March 6, 2018. She was born in Fort Polk, LA to the late Lonnie Ousley and Pauline Clark Ousley. Linda retired from All State Insurance Company as an insurance agent. Survivors include her beloved husband of 26 years, Tyke Soteres; and her brothers, James and Michael Ousley. In accordance with her wishes, she will be cremated and a private service will be held at a later date. Expressions of love and sympathy may be placed and viewed online atwww.emeraldcoastfuneralhome.comLINDA O. SCANLAN-SOTERES SUBMISSIONSThe News Bulletin publishes North Okaloosa County residents and former residents obituaries, including a photo, for $95 in print and online. Family members should write the 500-word announcements and funeral homes should submit them to the newspaper for con“ rmation. We may edit submissions for style. Call 682-6524 or email news@ for more information.See KLAPECKI, A3


** Crestview News Bulletin | Saturday, March 10, 2018 A3Eileen Frances (Stanton) Summitt of Niceville, FL, formerly of Canton, MA, died March 2, 2018. She was born June 13, 1952 in Boston, MA to the late Leonard Joseph and Catherine Frances (Keane) Stanton and was the 3rd of 5 children. She was a retired Navy Reserve Lieutenant Commander and retired registered nurse. Eileen earned her high school diploma from Fontbonne Academy in Milton, MA in 1970 and a Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing (BSN) from Boston State College in 1977. During Nursing School, she worked in Medical Technology at Boston City Hospital and, after receiving her degree, she worked two years as a Staff Nurse at Boston City Hospital. In November 1978, LCDR Summitt entered the U. S. Navy as a Nurse Corps Officer and was assigned to the Naval Hospital, Groton, CT. In February 1982, she was transferred to the Naval Hospital in Charleston, SC. In addition to her duties as a staff and charge nurse, she was heavily involved in the quality assurance and education programs. In March 1985, LCDR Summitt was released from active duty and immediately joined a Reserve Unit in Charleston, SC. During the remainder of her career, she served in 8 separate Reserve Units including 2 Fleet Hospitals; held responsible positions as a staff nurse, training officer, division officer and executive officer; and was recalled to active duty for both Desert Shield and Desert Storm. She retired in November 1977. LCDR Summitt qualified for the National Defense Ribbon and the Military Outstanding Voluntary Service Award. Since retirement, LCDR Summitt has participated in numerous community and educational projects and served on home association projects and committees. She is survived by her husband Admiral James Knox Summitt, USN Retired of Niceville, FL; a son, William Stanton Summitt of Niceville; three brothers, Leonard Joseph Stanton Jr. of Houston, TX, John William Stanton of Wellington, FL, and Michael Stanton of Foxboro, MA. Eileen was predeceased by her sister Lorraine Elizabeth Stanton of South Boston, MA. Service was held on Thursday March 8, 2018 at Heritage Gardens Funeral Home, Niceville. Interment followed in Heritage Gardens Cemetery. You may go online to offer condolences to the family and sign the guestbook at www. Heritage Gardens Funeral Home of Niceville is entrusted with the arrangements.EILEEN FRANCES (STANTON) SUMMITT1952 2018David Miles Weichman, 49, died Wednesday, February 28, as a result of an automobile accident. Dave was born September 23,1968 in Fort Walton Beach, Florida to Bob and Norma Weichman. In 1986 Dave graduated from Choctawhatchee High School and enlisted in the Air Force. Dave was a great salesman and an even greater fisherman. He loved to shoot pool and took pride in being a PappyŽ to his grandchildren. He worked at his family owned business, The Vacuum Center, for over thirty five years. He will be lovingly remembered and greatly missed. Dave is survived by his father and mother, Bob and Norma Weichman; his brother and sister in law, Robert (Valerie) Weichman; his nephew, Spencer Weichman; his life partner, Theresa Thompson; his daughter and son in law, Courtney (Dakota) McInnis; his son and daughter in law, Gregory (Sabrina) Evans; his grandchildren, Addison Evans, Scarlett McInnis and Levi Evans (due in June) and many other relatives and friends. There will be a visitation starting at 1pm, on Saturday March10th 2018 at First Baptist Church of Fort Walton Beach,followed bya memorial service at 2pm.DAVID MILES WEICHMAN1968 2018Leo Alvin Whitworth, Jr., age 77, of Navarre, Florida passed away March 5, 2018. He was born in 1941 in Dothan, Alabama to Leo Alvin Whitworth, Sr. and Leta Laverne Moncrief. Leo, the owner operator of Whitworth Builders, Inc., has been building homes in the Northwest Florida area since 1964. Leo is survived by his wife of 20 years, Abigail Ocampo Whitworth; children, Jon Michael Whitworth (Cindy Whitworth), Gary Lee Whitworth (Lisa Whitworth), Miranda W. Davis (Matt Davis), Courtney Alexandria Whitworth, Mariah Leigh Whitworth, and Peri Renae; grandchildren, Whitney Whitworth, Trent Whitworth, Trevor Whitworth and Austin Davis; great-grandchild, Riley Whitworth, and brother; Charles Reginald Whitworth (Lynn Whitworth). Visitation and fellowship with the family will take place on Saturday, March 10, 2018 at Emerald Coast Funeral Home from 9:00 am … 11:00 a.m. with a graveside service to follow at Beal Memorial Cemetery at 11:30 am. In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be made to The Cleveland Clinic, 9500 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44195. Expressions of love and sympathy may be placed and viewed at www.emeraldcoastfuneralhome.comLEO ALVIN WHITWORTH1941 2018Mr. Danny Leo Willis, age 42, passed away Saturday, March 3, 2018. He was born November 15, 1975 in Columbia, Missouri, to Wayne and Tina Fuller Willis. Mr. Willis was a resident of Valparaiso, Florida. He was Christian by faith. He graduated from Eldon High School in 1994 in Eldon, Missouri. He was a devoted husband, father, brother and son. He especially loved and adored his family with all of his heart. He was a veteran of Operation Iraqi Freedom, serving his country in the United States Marine Corps for over 10 years, serving as a Sergeant. He was a Certified Scuba Diver, he was also an avid motorcycle rider. One of his favorite past times was to explore and go snorkeling with his children. Mr. Willis was preceded in death by his father, Wayne Willis. Mr. Willis is survived by his mother, Tina Willis of Rocky Mount, Missouri; his loving wife of 15 years, Hope Elaine Willis of Valparaiso; two sons, Colton Leo Willis and Gunnar Grey Willis both of Valparaiso; daughter, Drew Elaine Haggerman-Willis of Valparaiso; brother, Darrell Dewayne Willis of Rocky Mount, Missouri; sister, Tammy Marie Seymour and husband Ryan of Jefferson, City, Missouri. Also survive by numerous nieces and nephews. Avisitation will be held from 10:00-11:00 AM, Tuesday, March 13, 2018 at Phillips Funeral Home; 5 South Oak Street, Eldon, Missouri 65026. Funeral Services will be held at 11:00 AM, Tuesday, March 13, 2018 at Phillips Funeral Home Chapel. Flowers are being accepted. Burial will follow in the Hawthorne Memorial Gardens Cemetery; 4205 Horner Road, Jefferson City, Missouri 65109, with Military Honors by the United States Marine Corps. You may go online to view obituaries, offer condolences and sign guest book at www. Clary-Glenn Funeral Homes & Crematory is entrusted with the arrangements.DANNY LEO WILLIS1975 2018Eugene Richard Wright, Sr. (Gene) 94, of Crestview, FL, died on March 3, 2018, in Pensacola, FL. Funeral service was Friday, March 9, at Our Lady of Victory Church, 550 Adams Drive, Crestview. Interment will be at Barrancas National Cemetery at a later time. Born on October 23, 1923, in New Castle, PA, Mr. Wright was the son of Harry L. and Mary Overmoyer Wright. He is survived by his wife or 67 years, Pauline Yannucci Wright; two daughters, Cynthia Vines (Dan) and Janet Baxter (Rev. John); his son, Eugene Wright, Jr. (Paula); eight grandchildren, Elizabeth Frazer (Matt), Major Erick Vines (Major Kristen), J. Taylor Baxter (Caroline), Amy Smolos (Ron), Dr. Nicki Taylor (Doug), Chief Petty Officer Eugene Wright III, (Ashley), Richard Baxter, and Eleanor Baxter; eleven great-grandchildren; his brother, James Wright of Richmond, VA; and numerous nieces and nephews. He was an army veteran of WWII, surviving the Battle of the Bulge and serving during the Korean War. He received the Legion of Honor Award from the French Government. In New Castle, he worked at Baileys Truck Stop and was a factory-trained Hudson technician. He moved to St. Petersburg, FL, in 1957 and worked for automobile dealerships and GTE, retiring in 1989. He resided in Sun City Center, FL, before moving to Crestview. Mr. Wright was a member of numerous organizations including VFW, American Legion, WWII Memorial, and Hudson Car Club. In lieu of flowers, the family asks donations be made to Covenant Hospice Care, 5041 North 12th Avenue Pensacola, FL, 32504 or Our Lady of Victory Church, Crestview, Florida. You may leave your condolences at www.brackneyfuneralservice.comEUGENE RICHARD WRIGHT SR. (GENE)1923 2018 OBITUARIES SUBMISSIONSThe News Bulletin publishes North Okaloosa County residents and former residents obituaries, including a photo, for $95 in print and online. Family members should write the 500-word announcements and funeral homes should submit them to the newspaper for con“ rmation. We may edit submissions for style. Call 682-6524 or email for more information.Survivors include her husband, Bernie, of 22 years; son, Timmy; daughter, Debbie and husband, Skip; daughter, Chrissy and husband Kirk; son, Frankie and wife Tinker; step children, Bernie Jr., Eddie and wife, Stephanie; her sister Linda; sister-in-laws, Roberta, Patricia and Carolyn; brother-in-law, Bob Stringer; as well as many grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews. Aservice was held on Friday, March 9, at Emerald Coast Funeral Home. Burial took place at Beal Memorial Cemetery. We are all so blessed to have received her love and will always be extremely grateful for the gift of her life. Expressions of love and sympathy may be placed and viewed online at KLAPECKIFrom Page A2 For more news go to


** A4 Saturday, March 10, 2018 | Crestview News Bulletin FAITHUPCOMING FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH ROAD TO CALVARYŽ: 10:30 a.m. March 25, First Baptist Church presents Road to CalvaryŽ with the Crestview Choir and Orchestra. The program repeats Easter Sunday, 6 p.m. April 1. The FBC Praise Singers and Handbell Ensemble will also lead in worship during part of the program. There is no charge for this event. First Baptist Church is located at 171 E Hickory Avenue in Crestview, Florida and serves families in the Crestview area through a variety of ministry programs and Sunday and Wednesday worship services. Please call 850-682-2544 for more information. FIRST UNITED METHODIST CHURCH HOLY WEEK ACTIVITIES: 10:30 a.m. March 25, Palm Sunday Service & Childrens Celebration will be one church service in the Main Sanctuary followed by a church meal and Childrens Cele bration complete with an Easter egg hunt, bouncy houses and other child friendly activities. 6 a.m. to 8 p.m. March 29, Walk the Prayer Labyrinth on Maundy Thursday in The Crossroads Center located across from the Main Sanctuary. 8:30 a.m., 9:45 a.m., 11 a.m. Easter services Visit or call 682-2018 for more information. First United Methodist Church is located at 599 Eighth Ave. LIVE OAK BAPTIST REVIVAL: 6:30 p.m. March 8-10 and 11 a.m. March 11, A revival featuring guest evangelist Don McCutcheons and Live Oak Worship Leader Reverand Dave Stanley is at Live Oak Baptist Church, 4565 Live Oak Church Road, Crestview. A nursery will be provided. RECURRING AWANA PROGRAM: 6:30-8 p.m. Wednesdays, Joy Fellowship, 5978 Old Bethel Road, Crestview. Approv edWorkmenAreNotA shamed is for 4-year-olds through “ fth-graders. Call 682-6219 to register. REFORMERS UNANIMOUS: 6 p.m. Fridays, Central Baptist Church, 951 Ferdon Blvd. S., Crestview. Faith-based recovery program for people with any addiction. Directed by Wendell Morgan. 682-5525. RESTORATION AND RECOVERY MINISTRY: 6:30 p.m. Fridays, Kingdom Life Worship and Training Center, 798 Martin Luther King Jr. Ave., Crestview. Weekly outreach ministry for healing, restoration, wellness and wholeness. For people who have struggles with addiction. BREAD OF LIFE OUTREACH MINISTRY: Sign up and a brief minstry and prayers at 11 a.m. and box pick-up is 3 p.m.11 a.m. Fridays, Kingdom Life Worship and Training Center, 798 Martin Luther King Jr. Ave., Crestview. The church distributes boxes of once a month per person.CALENDAREmail news@crestview to add your North Okaloosa church or update your churchs listing. ADVENTIST Crestview S eventh Day Adventist Church: 997 Texas Parkway, Crestview; 6892092; http://crestview22. adventistchurchconnect. org/ ASSEMBLY OF GOD Campton Assembly of God Church: 6924 Highway 85 N., Laurel Hill, FL 32567; 652-4581; www. Campton-Assembly-of-GodChurch/117434418274713 Golan Assembly of God: 6618 Highway 189 N, Baker; 537-8007; http://golanassembly Holt Assembly of God Church: 540 3rd Ave., Holt; 537-8351 Milligan Assembly of God Church: 5408 Highway 4, Baker; 537-4945; www.mag. church North Central Assembly of God: 158 Woodlawn Drive, Crestview; 689-0209 or 537-7115; http://102453. Oak Ridge Assembly of God Church: 5297 Shoffner Blvd., Crestview; 682-8811 Shady Grove Assembly of God: 1189 Shady Grove Road, Baker; 537-2774; http:// Svea Assembly of God: 4638 Grimes Road, Laurel Hill; 834-2784; Welcome Assembly of God: 6137 US Highway 393, Crestview; 682-1683 AFRICAN METHODIST EPISCOPAL Mount Zion AME Church: 502 McDonald St., Crestview; 398-6985; mountzionamecrestview BAPTIST Antioch Baptist Church: 4824 Antioch Road, Crestview; 682-4297; html Calvary Baptist Church: 612 E. Chestnut Ave., Crestview; 683-3522; www.calvary Campton First Missionary Baptist Church: 7166 Chapman Road, Laurel Hill; 652-2983 Central Baptist Church: 951 S. Ferdon Blvd., Crestview; 682-5525; www.centralcrest Connect Church (formerly Pleasant Hill Baptist Church): 5459 Fairchild Road, Crestview; 385-239-3276 Crestview Independent Baptist Church: 600 Ferdon Blvd. N., Crestview; 682-2248; Dorcas Baptist Church: 5880 McCallum Road, Crestview; 682-4958; Ebenezer Baptist Church: 3286 New Ebenezer Road, Laurel Hill; 652-4348 Emmanuel Baptist Church: 3252 E. James Lee Blvd., Crestview; 682-9416; www. Evelenar Baptist Church: 2820 Carver Ave., Crestview; 682-2218; www.facebook. com/pages/Evelenar-Baptist -Church/113514725349527 First Baptist Church-Baker: 1347 14th St., Baker; 5372933; FirstBaptistBakerFlorida First Baptist Church-Crestview: 171 W. Hickory Ave., Crestview; 682-2544; www. First Baptist Church of Garden City: 3140 Haskell Langley Road, Crestview; 682-9356; www. First Baptist Church of Holt: 532 Highway 90 W., Holt; 5376170; First Baptist Church Laurel Hill: 8166 1st St., Laurel Hill; 652-4192 First Independent Baptist Church of Crestview: 2959 Aplin Road, Crestview; 6896744; www.“ bccrestview” org Good Hope Baptist Church: 1895 Olin Cotten Road, Baker; 537-8721 Lebanon Baptist Church: 1288 Washington St., Baker; 537-2749 Live Oak Baptist Church: 4565 Live Oak Church Road, Crestview; 682-5160; www. Living Faith Southern Baptist Church: 837 James Lee Blvd. W., Crestview; 682-4371 Macedonia Missionary Baptist Church: 603 Martin Luther King Jr. Ave., Crestview; 682-1292; www. Magnolia Baptist Church: 3198 Highway 602, Laurel Hill; 398-2836 Mt. Zion Baptist Church: 3831 New Ebenezer Road; Laurel Hill, FL 32567 New Beginnings Church: 412 W. James Lee Blvd., Crestview; 689-2988; www. New Life Missionary Baptist Church: 285 Duggan Ave., Crestview; 689-5433; www. Palm Chapel Primitive Baptist Church: 201 Cadle Drive, Crestview; 689-3383; www. Peoples Missionary Baptist Church: 722 School Ave., Crestview; 682-3690; PeoplesBaptist/ Pilgrim Rest Baptist Church: 5595 Highway 4, Baker; 5379221; www.pilgrimrest Pyron Chapel Baptist Church: 6498 William Gary Johnson Road, Baker Red Oak Baptist Church: 904 US Highway C-180, Baker; 537-6723 South Ebenezer Baptist Church: 8399 Old Ebenezer Road, Laurel Hill; 682-7228 Valley Road Baptist Church: 1018 Valley Road, Crestview; 682-4513; www.valleyroad Victory Baptist Church: 410 Wingard St., Crestview; 4637808; Woodlawn Baptist Church: 824 Ferdon Blvd. N., Crestview; 682-2924; www. CATHOLIC Our Lady of Victory Catholic Church: 550 Adams Drive, Crestview; 682-4622; www. CHRISTIAN Christ Family Church: 3196 E James Lee Blvd., Crestview FL; 683-8169; Crestview Christian Church: 5451 Old Bethel Road, Crestview; 689-3223; www. Crestview-ChristianChurch/117653758261757 CHURCH OF Airport Road Church of Christ: 2845 Airport Road, Crestview; 682-4025; http:// airportroadchurchofchrist. org/blog/ Church of Christ: 744 McDonald St., Crestview; 682-6230 Church of God by Faith: 397 Bressler St., Crestview; 682-0202 Church of Jesus Christ of LDS: 3 Del Cerro Camino, Crestview; 682-6624; www. Crestview Church of God: 602 E. James Lee Blvd., Crestview; 682-3045; CrestviewCoG/ First Church of God in Christ: 986 Bay St., Crestview; 682-4900 Live Oak Church of Christ: 1051 S. Wilson St., Crestview; 682-2697 Mosaic Church of Crestview: 832 James Lee Blvd. W., Crestview; 682-4371; www. COMMUNITY Crestview Community of Christ: 2781st Ave., Crestview; 682-7474; www. Crossway Community Church: Sunday meeting location: Riverside Elementary School, 3400 E. Redstone Ave., Crestview 306-2247; www.crossway” org Grace Community Church: 1287 Laird Road, Crestview; 892-3771; Lakewood Community Church: 6250 Old Bethel Road, Crestview; 683-1114 EPISCOPAL Church of the Epiphany: 424 Garden St., Crestview; 6891410;www.epiphany HEBREW Yeshua Beit Midrash: provides in-home ministry, Crestview; 306-1479; www. HOLINESS Little Rock Holiness Church: 985 W. Walnut Ave., Crestview; 398-5361 HOUSE OF House of God Church: 461 Benjamin St., Crestview; 398-5194 House of Praise Church of God in Christ: 217 Lakeview Drive, Crestview; 682-3626; House of Restoration Full Gospel Community Church: 383 Texas Parkway, Crestview; 682-6029; www. JEHOVAHS WITNESS Jehovahs Witnesses: 3061 E. James Lee Blvd., Crestview; 682-3550; www.watchtower. org LIFE Kingdom Life Ministries: 798 Martin Luther King Jr. Ave., Crestview. Life Tabernacle: 3136 Pinewoods Drive, Crestview; 689-2252; Lifepoint Church: 400 S. Ferdon Blvd., Crestview; 682-3518; New Life International Worship Center: 1950 PJ Adams Parkway, Crestview; 6890111; Victorious Life Worship Center: 5973 Victorious Life Place, Crestview; 683-3633; www.victoriouslifeworship. com/ LUTHERAN Our Savior Evangelical Lutheran Church: 178 W. North Ave., Crestview; 6823154; www.oursavior METHODIST Baker First United Methodist Church: 5826 Highway 189 N, Baker; 537-8104; www.face Crosspoint United Methodist Church: 6268 Old Bethel Road, Crestview; 2250 PJ Adams Parkway, Crestview; 678-4411; http://yourcross First United Methodist Church: 599 8th Ave., Crestview; 682-2018; http:// New Bethel United Methodist Church: 5986 Highway 85 N., Crestview; 6829671; churchdetail/568576 NON-DENOMINATIONAL Church of the New Covenant, 3191 Newman Ave. N, Crestview; 866-1450. Full Gospel Philadelphia Church: 810 Brookmeade Drive, Crestview; 682-4411; www.fullgospelphiladelphia Good Hope Congregational Church: 6937 Highway 4 W., Baker, FL 32531; 537-5568 Joy Fellowship: 5978 Old Bethel Road, Crestview; 6826219; Praise Power & Compassion: 2188 James Lee Blvd., Crestview; 682-3069; www. The Shepherds Church:; 5305 Highway 4, Baker; 758-8492 The Summit: 100 Duggan Ave., Crestview; 306-1900; http://summitcrestview. com MENNONITE Crestview Mennonite Church: 385 E. Cobb Ave., Crestview; 682-2122 NAZARENE The Point Crestview Nazarene Church: 395 Aplin Road, Crestview; 682-7995 PENTECOSTAL Auburn Pentecostal Church: 6144 Highway 85 N, Crestview; 682-6357; www. auburnpentecostalchurch. com Calvary United: 1010 Bay St., Crestview; 423-1198; http:// PRESBYTERIAN First Presbyterian Church: 492 N Ferdon Blvd., Crestview; 682-2835; www. Grace Redeemer Presbyterian Church in America: 2799 Goodwin Avenue, Crestview; 612-0398; www. Laurel Hill Presbyterian Church: 8115 4th St, Laurel Hill; 652-2164; www. WORSHIP Destiny Worship Center: 419 Stillwell Blvd., Crestview; 306-2550; www. crestview-campus/CHURCH DIRECTORY


** Crestview News Bulletin | Saturday, March 10, 2018 A57. In the 1920s, Moses A. Sapp domesticated the wild blueberry, turning it into a profitable commercial crop at Crestview. Many acres of blueberries were transplanted and cultivated in the Crestview area. The 1929 harvest yielded 15 train boxcars that went to northern markets.8. Crestview boasted the first hospital in Okaloosa County„ and the only one between Marianna and Pensacola „ when Dr. Olin Enzor and his brother, Dr. Jut Enzor, built the Enzor Brothers Hospital in 1926 on Highway 90 West.9. In 1929, Crestviews first airfield was located on Highway 85 South at the former site of Savage Turpentine Still, the cur-rent site of Bealls Outlet and Days Tires.10. Crestview was home to a Rosenwald School for black students in 1926 on Ratcliff Street. Julius Ros-enwald, a Jewish man who was part owner and Presi-dent of Sears Roebuck & Company, partnered with Booker T. Washington to build many of the schools across the south during the early 20th century. Ann Span is the director of the Baker Block Museum. 10 THINGSFrom Page A1of last year, Knight said. After not hearing from her, Knight filed her first missing person report that month.She used to call me everyday. This has really been hard...When Moth-er's Day comes around it just „ and the kids „ they really miss her. They talk about her a lot, so that's a good thing. Everybody's just taking one day at a time. That's all we can do.I just want ... everyone to know that we all love her. We all miss her. There's not a day goes by that we don't all think about her,Ž Knight said. Knight filed two miss-ing person reports for her daughter, the second on April 2. Police closed the first report March 27 after Stallworth informed the police department that she had taken a getaway trip to Alabama with her boy-friend and had a poor cell phone signal, according to the department.Knight said she wished the police had acted earlier.I feel like if they would have got on in there a little bit sooner, maybe we could have found some more answers. It seems like it's just slipping away. Time is slipping away and we still don't know where she is. It seems like we're still in the same spot... the same place, like we haven't moved, and it's very frustrating.ŽResponding to an email, a CPD Investigations divisionspokesperson said, It is a frustrating case, but it is most certainly not a closed case. Every shred of evidence has been investigated and every person associated with the case has been interviewed, some mul-tiple times. We welcome any information, no matter how seemingly insignificant, the public may have.ŽAnyone with information about Calandra Stallworth's case may contact Sgt. Ray Harp, 682-4157. UPDATEFrom Page A1Simpler has tried using alternate routes, such as taking 285 from Niceville, or taking PJ Adams to go around the southern end of Highway 85. But she found that neither route shortened her commute.Solutions to the traffic problem in Crestview have been discussed for years with little to show for it. One idea thats been dis-cussed at length is a bypass around the city.But a project of that scope can be difficult to get approved. Its not only the city that has to agreeto the project, but the Okaloosa County Commission and Florida Department of Transportation as well. Thats the number one topic thats been on my radar since even before I came into office,Ž City Council President J.B. Whitten said. The biggest problem we have is our north-south road is a state road, so we cant do anything without FDOT.ŽOnce a project like that does get approved by all of the government agencies involved, it can still take years to get completed. So for now, the city is working on smaller measures that can get easier approval, such as expanding roads that run parallel to Highway 85, and connecting Raspberry Road to PJ Adams Parkway, a project that is estimated to cost $8 million.Crestviews growth over the years has been a driving factor in exacerbating the traffic situation, but Sim-pler says theres more to it than just growth.There are no jobs here,Ž she said. Ive been work-ing in Fort Walton since 1985. Theres nothing here, so we all have to travel.ŽPeople that commute from the southern end of the county end up in the same traffic as Eglin Air Force Base and Duke Field employees who have found that housing in Crestview is cheaper than in the sur-rounding areas. Simpler said the traffic is noticeably worse on her way home.Going in the morning is fine,Ž she said. But in the afternoon, you dont feel good. You just want to get home. And if theres an accident, youre stuck.ŽWhitten says the work being discussed along PJ Adams, which includes widening the road, may not be enough to solve the larger traffic problem.The bottleneck doesnt start there,Ž he said. Its too late at PJ Adams. It starts way back, coming off from 123.ŽBut solutions to that problem, including a potential bypass starting well south of the city around Rattlesnake Bluff Road, could be even more difficult because of another government agency that can veto the project … Eglin Air Force Base.My understanding is it doesnt actually infringe on Eglin property, but its close enough it infringes on their mission, so they dont want that kind of traffic over there by their reservation,Ž Whitten said.Any solution on the south side of town that runs close to Eglin property would require the signoff of the bases com-manding officer. Despite that, the city and county continue to work on solu-tions that will keep pace with Crestviews growth.Previous city coun-cils have not ignored this. Previous mayors have not ignored this. They havent made any headway,Ž Whitten said. And I cant guarantee anybody Ill make any headway, but I sure spend a lot of time on it.Ž TRAFFICFrom Page A1Crestview was wellrepresented at the regional competition this year, sending a total of six teams, including the Hub City Robotics team. Three of the teams were from Davidson Middle School. One was from Shoal River Middle School and another was from Walker Elementary School. Two of those teams, the DMS LabRatz and SRMS Lethal LEGOs, also received bids to the State Championship.I was just so proud of Crestview,Ž team coach Emily Vander Kooy said. Im a local. I grew up here, so it just makes my heart happy to see so many teams from Crest-view representing this robotics community. I think if more people were aware of it, there would be a lot more involvement.ŽThe theme of this years competition was Hydro Dynamics. Teams had to identify and solve a real-world water-related problem using technology. The Hub City team developed an idea for a temperature-sensitive sticker for water bottles that warns consumers of potentially harmful levels of bisphenol A, a chemical used in the manufacture of plastic bottles that has been linked to cancer.Another event in the competition was the Robot Game, about building and programming an autono-mous robot to perform specific tasks. The robot navigates a board with different stations and performs tasks of varying degrees of difficulty. The theme of the tasks was also water-related.The trip to the World Championship comes with a price tag, though. Emily Vander Kooy estimates that the trip will cost around $10,000. Team members do a lot of the fundraising work, but the team is also looking for sponsors.If youre interested in supporting science and technology, and expanding their minds for the future, its just unreal what these kids have learned through this program and what theyll experience at the World Festival,Ž Vander Kooy said. The team will be hold-ing a fundraising event at Marquis Cinema 10 the evening of March 24. They will have their robot game table on dis-play for demonstrations and will be announcing raffle winners and taking donations for the upcom-ing trips to Houston and Jacksonville. For more information on sponsorship, visit the Hub City Robotics Facebook page, or email the team at ROBOTICSFrom Page A1 A line of traf“ c is re” ected in a side mirror recently in the northbound lanes of State Road 85 south of Crestview. [NICK TOMECEK/ DAILY NEWS]


** A6 Saturday, March 10, 2018 | Crestview News Bulletin OPINION This has been a problem in the making. It has found its apex in President Donald Trumps America. Ill never forget when my credibility took a hit in 2009. I was reading a blog that included a Newt Gingrich quoteŽ mocking Supreme Court candidate Sonia Sotomayor for an ankle injury she had suffered. If you know anything about Gingrich, you know there isnt a bright bold line in his character that prevents him from saying awful things. I read a quote where Gingrich had said, Shes only wearing that fake cast to help her rack up votes. The minute shes confirmed, shell whip it off and start dancing a jig.Ž I didnt take it at face value. I tried to find the quote in other locations to confirm the content or determine that his words were twisted. Finding no second mention anywhere, I was left to make a decision. I decided to include the quote and shared my humble opinion about it in a column. I made that decision for all the wrong reasons. That was what we call a mistake. It turned out to be a quote from an Andy Borowitz satire column in the New Yorker. It wasnt long before one of Gingrichs personal assistants was on the phone with me. There were even columns calling me pathetic. In general, I would take issue with that characterization. In that specific instance, yeah, I was pathetic. I think that is why almost a decade later, I take more joy in others mistaking satire for real news. Almost a decade later, I am still a lot more careful about what information I allow into my columns. The people at Snopes recently learned their lesson as well. The fact checkers recently fact checked a fun Christian satire site named The Babylon Bee. Its like The Onion for religious folks. I will still defend myself by saying the Borowitz-created faux quote was not as outlandish or unbelievable as many things Gingrich has actually said. Snopes doesnt get that much credit. The Bee put out a satirical story about CNN buying a giant washing machine to help them spin the news before they air it. Since the story fits the recent narrative of fake newsŽ by President Trump and his supporters, Snopes found it necessary to fact check it. They felt the need to tell people CNN didnt really buy a giant news spinning washing machine. Welcome to America in 2018. Believe it or not, Snopes determined that CNN has not, in fact, purchased that machine. One troubling aspect of the story is that Facebook sent a warning to the Babylon Bee because their newsŽ had been determined to be incorrect. About a year ago, after realizing how their site was being used as a major distributor for fake news and false information, Facebook asked for helped from fact checkers. It didnt go so well in this case. The Babylon Bee is clearly labeled as a Christian satire site. Other recent headlines include: „ Megachurch Stage Collapses Under Pastors Massive EgoŽ „ Report: Closeness To God Linked To Constantly Telling Friends What You Gave Up For LentŽ „ and Seminary Offers Degree In Advanced Meme-MakingŽ Obviously, no one checked into the source before starting the fact checking process. Facebooks warning cited Snopes independent fact checkingŽ and warned the Bee that, repeat offenders will see their distribution reduced and their ability to monetize removed.Ž Facebook built itself into the worlds paperboy. I cant think of a site that has helped digital news sites find readers for their stories. Because of that, Facebook constantly tinkers with how they deliver that news so they make more money. At first, the goal was to build a huge audience. Then, Facebook started only allowing you access to part of that audience. Then they created methods that you could spend money to reach more of the audience you created. They control the news people see and make tons of money doing it. During the 2016 election, they were used by nefarious characters to push fake stories. Now they are being forced to use fact checking to try to rebuild their credibility. News distribution going to the highest bidder had obvious issues even before people with impure motives started buying access to American voters for fake news stories. The social media giants attempt to fact check all sites including satire sites a year after the process began hasnt exactly been a confidence builder that things are going to get a lot better soon. Kent Bush is publisher of the Shawnee (Oklahoma) NewsStar and can be reached at is giving satire a run for its money ANOTHER VIEW Student requests help for Florida-themed project Dear Readers of The Crestview Bulletin, My name is Seth and I am a sixth-grader at Faith Christian School in Kearney, Nebraska. My class is studying the 50 states and I have chosen Florida as my state. Our assignment is to find out as much about our states as we can and I was wondering if you would help me out. Would you be willing to send me any information about your state? Some examples could be maps, brochures, souvenirs or anything else that would be helpful. [Send to: Mr. Van Winkles 5th6th grade class/Seth, Faith Christian School, P.O. Box 3048, Kearney, NE 68848.] We will be having our states fair at the end of the school year to display all of our information. Thank you! Sincerely,Seth Faith Christian School, Kearney, NebraskaMcDonalds adding management, hospitality team members Dear editor, Hello Crestview, Not only are we providing our awesome community with a brand new, state-of-the-art McDonalds restaurant and Space Age-themed Indoor Playplace opening March 15, we have hired an entirely new Management and Hospitality Staff. We have also hired 30 new team members this week! As the owner/operators of all three newly remodeled Crestview restaurants,we have listenedand will continue to strive to be the best quick service restaurant, providing the quality food and customer service that you want and deserve! Thanks for your continued patronage and support! We welcome your suggestions and comments at http://www. Snyder Director of Marketing and Community Relations Costa EnterprisesLETTERS TO THE EDITORIm old enough to remember when smoking was cool. There were billboards and catchy TV jingles that even a kid could sing: Winston tastes good like a (clap-clap) cigarette should!Ž Who didnt want to be a cowboy after that most-American of icons invited us to Come to where the flavor is. Come to Marlboro CountryŽ? Finally, women could stop carping about equality, thanks to Virginia Slims: Youve got your own cigarettes, now, baby! Youve come a long, long way!Ž Fifty years ago, 42 percent of Americans smoked. Today, its 22 percent. What changed? The culture did. What worked in old Bette Davis movies„ lovers languidly blowing smoke in each others faces„ would be hooted off the screen today. American GIs were told smoke em if you got em,  and they did, courtesy of the government, which gave them free cigarettes. Imagine the response to such a policy today. It isnt time and fashion alone that have changed how we view smoking. Once it was learned how deadly and dangerous cigarettes really are, awareness went up and demand went down.Candy cigarettesAlso, law follows culture. I can remember going to the corner store at 8 or 9 and buying Pall Malls for my grandmother. No one thought anything of it. Plus, we kids had our own candy cigarettes. They tasted like chalk, with a bit of sugar thrown in. We pretended to puff and blow smoke just like the adults, right before we got bored and ate them. Today, its all but illegal for kids to touch a real cigarette. Stores that still sell tobacco products to minors today likely are breaking other laws, too. The point is, culture is the real driver behind what we decide to change. Doctors used to smoke in their offices. Now, you cant even smoke in an outdoor stadium. That shaking you felt last month was a seismic shift in Americans attitudes toward the accessibility of assault-style weapons. No amount of smearing, spinning or money is going to reverse the momentum of millions of traumatized high school students who are about to become registered voters. Theyre changing the culture. If the laws dont follow soon, they may well toss out the people who make them.Lehman gets it rightRecently, the Miami Herald did a stellar job of detailing alleged Stoneman Douglas High School shooter Nikolas Cruzs violent and troubled life. One quote stands out: When I met him, I knew there was something weird about him. There was something off,Ž Manolo Alvarez, 17, told the paper. He was a really quiet kid. He would get bullied a lot.Ž In Canton, Ohio, Lehman Middle School recently endeavored to help put a stop to the kind of isolation and bullying that can trigger such tragedy. On Feb. 9, members of the Stark County Fatherhood Coalition and Pro Football Hall of Fame Gold Jacket Andre Tippett visited Lehman to take part in the national No One Eats Alone DayŽ to encourage students to reach out to others who might feel isolated. Lets hope schools everywhere do so, and more than once a year. Social isolation is like a scent for bullies. We know that in far too many cases bullied kids are the ones pulling the triggers.GUEST COLUMNChange happens as culture changes Address: 638 N. 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** Crestview News Bulletin | Saturday, March 10, 2018 A7 By News Bulletin staffCRESTVIEW„ A Crestview native is retir-ing from the military after 35 years of service.Master Sgt. Ardelphus McLaughlin Jr. is from a family of seven. Many of his siblings also served in the United States military. He graduated from Crestview High School in 1976 and completed a degree in drafting at Oka-loosa County Community College.McLaughlin enlisted in the Alabama National Guard in March of 1978. He attended basic training and advanced individual training at Fort Knox, Ken.His first duty assign-ment was with Company C, 1st Battalion, 131 Armor in Florala, Ala. He served as an armor crewman until October 1979 and then transferred to the U.S. Army Reserve unit in Tampa. In February 1980, he became an active duty personnel administrative specialist and attended advanced individual training at Fort Benjamin Harrison, Ind.McLaughlins military career included assignments at Fort Campbell, Ken.; Fort Wainright, Alaska; and Miami.He left active duty status on July 28, 1986.In March 1991, McLaughlin re-enlisted in the guard and returned to Company C in Florala. In December 1995, he trans-ferred to Headquarters State Area Command, Alabama Army National Guard at Eglin Air Force Base.While at Eglin he served in various positions from range specialist, construction specialist, remote target systems training supervisor, electric training chief, operations non-commis-sioned officer and senior OPS NCO.His last day of service at Eglin is March 31.In his 35-year career, he received multiple awards:€three Army Commen-dation Medals€an Army Achievement Medal€two Army Good Con-duct Medals€seven Army Reserve Components Achieve-ment Medals€two Armed Forces Reserve Medals€three Non-Commissioned Officers Professional Development ribbons€one Army Service ribbonAlongside his military career, McLaughlin served with the Department of Justice Federal Law Enforcement from May of 1995 to May of 2012.He and his wife, Roxie, a Michigan native, both retired from federal law enforcement after more than 20 years of service and now live in Niceville.McLaughlin to retire as Eglin master sergeantCrestview native Ardelphus McLaughlin Jr., a master sergeant with the Alabama National Guard, is retiring after 35 years of military service. [SPECIAL TO THE NEWS BULLETIN] Master Sgt. Ardelphus McLaughlin and his wife, Roxie, are pictured. [SPECIAL TO THE NEWS BULLETIN] By Renee Bell Crestview News BulletinNICEVILLE „ On March 5, Northwest Florida State College recognized students who successfully completed the Criminal Justice Training Centers vocational certificate program for Corrections Basic Training.The Corrections Academy at NWF State College is an intense, 420-hour program that provides students with instruction in a comprehensive curriculum mandated by the Florida Department of Law Enforcement. Graduates of this program are now eligible to take the State Officer Certifica-tion Exam.We are delighted over the quality graduates our Public Safety program continues to produce,Ž NWFSC PresidentDevin Stephenson said. One of our paramount missions at NWF State College is to provide our students with successful pathways to achieve great things and continue to enhance the workforce of our region.Ž „„„„„„„„„„„ „„„-Northwest Florida State College Now Accepting Scholarship ApplicationsNICEVILLE „The Northwest Florida State College Foundation is now accepting applica-tions for scholarships for Fall Semester 2018.More than 300 scholarships are available. Opportunities are based on, but not limited to:€Specific major and career choices€Diverse and unique backgrounds€Academic achievement €Financial need €Disabilities €Community serviceAwards provide schol-arship support for tuition and books. Applications for Foundation scholar-ships are available online during the spring term for the following academic year. Applicants need only complete one Foundation scholarship application to be consid-ered for all appropriate Foundation scholarships.For best consideration, students should submit application materials by March 12.Visit www.nwfsc. edu/scholarships or call 729-5370 for more information.EDUCATION NEWSGraduates earning a vocational certi“ cate for Corrections (listed alphabetically) are pictured at Northwest Florida State College. They are Kim Bonner, Pensacola; Kyle Brewer, Milton; Brooklyne Brown, Pensacola; Nicole B roxson, Daphne, Alabama; Eddie Ellis, Holt; Kelson Fos, Milton; Sean Goins, Pace; Jerri Jones, Century; John Jones, Pensacola; Matthew Jones, Navarre; Sophia Miller, Pensacola; and Torry Powell, Lockhart. [SPECIAL TO THE NEWS BULLETIN]


ClassifiedsA A 8 8 Saturday, March 10,2018| Crestview News Bulletin Vacuum CenterFort Walton Beach-Closed Vacuum Shop Crestview-Closed Vacuum Shop Niceville-ClosedVacuum Center Destin is Alive & Rockin’!Come see why!Bob 36054 Emerald Coast Pkwy 850-269-0505 Sales Team Manager Needed The primary responsibility of the Sales Manager is to increase print and digital advertising revenues by actively engaging with MMSEs in field calls, client visits and overall revenue driving activities. This position directly affects and is responsible for achieving or exceeding print and digital revenue in the market for his team and the company. Ideal candidate should have the ability to coach, develop, and motivate sales team members. In addition, candidate must be highly motivated, self-starting, and possess a desire to succeed through others. A successful track of revenue growth is necessary and a solid knowledge of digital marketing. A Bachelor’s Degree in Sales, Marketing or Business preferred; or equivalent work experience in media related business. Interested candidates please submit resume to No phone calls please. The Northwest Florida Daily News is seeking a public safety reporter to join our newsroom team. The ideal candidate will be a self-starter, have strong writing skills, be creative and flexible. This job involves being out in the community as well as developing story ideas and sources across our three-county coverage area. Experience with taking photos and video, as well as all forms of social media including Facebook, Twitter and Instagram is preferred. The successful candidate will have a college degree or minimum of two years newspaper experience, and must be able to produce on tight deadlines. Strong reporting and writing skills are needed, as is an understanding of AP style. The right candidate will be a good communicator as well, working under the direction of the managing editor. A valid driver’s license, auto insurance and a reliable vehicle are required. This position may require occasional evening and weekend work. Interested applicants should forward published clips, a resume and cover letter to Gate House Media offers a competitive benefit package including medical, dental, vision, life insurance and more. Drug-free workplace, EOE Warehouseperson NeededNorthwest Florida Daily News The Northwest Florida Daily News has an opening for a PT Warehouseperson. Up to 25 hours/week. The purpose of the Warehouseperson is to assist with shipment receiving in warehouse including inserts, newsprint, etc. Reports to: Circulation Manager Essential Duties: Ensures that deliveries are received, unloaded, and placed in correct storage area. Document deliveries and deliver documentation to the proper manager in a timely manner. Helps keep warehouse facility organized appropriately. Reports injury or damage to company property to Packaging Manager or other Operations management immediately. Performs other work-related duties as assigned. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Licensed, insured driver. Able to lift 25-40 pounds. Tolerate frequent trunk flexion in standing. Ability to use a computer and complete Excel spreadsheets Qualifications: High School Diploma/equivalent. The physical demands and working conditions are within normal expectations for this job. Excellent benefits, drug-free workplace, EOE. Send resume to or fill out application at 2 Eglin Parkway NE, Fort Walton Beach, FL 32548. No phone calls please. 20180118 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 1ST JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR OKALOOSA COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL DIVISION CASE NO.: 2016 CA 004071 U.S. BANK NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, AS INDENTURE TRUSTEE FOR TOWD POINT MORTGAGE TRUST ASSET-BACKED SECURITIES, SERIES 2015-1, Plaintiff, vs. RAUL REYES, et al., Defendants. NOTICE OF ACTION TO: THE ESTATE OF RAUL REYES A/K/A RAUL G. REYES Last Known Address: UNKNOWN BLANCA LILA REYES Last Known Address: 11420 US HIGHWAY 1, NORTH PALM BEACH, FL 33408 Current Residence UNKNOWN YOU ARE NOTIFIED that an action for Foreclosure of Mortgage on the following described property: UNIT 338, THE AEGEAN CONDOMINIUM, A CONDOMINIUM, ACCORDING TO THE DECLARATION OF CONDOMINIUM DATED DECEMBER 9, 1975 THEREOF, RECORDED IN OFFICIAL RECORD BOOK 825, PAGES 518 THROUGH 601, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF OKALOOSA COUNTY, FLORIDA, AND THE PLAT OF WHICH CONDOMINIUM RECORDED IN CONDOMINIUM PLAT BOOK 1, PAGES 124 THROUGH 132, 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 has been filed against you and you are required to serve a copy of your written defenses, if any, to it, on Choice Legal Group, P.A., Attorney for Plaintiff, whose address is P.O. BOX 9908, FT. LAUDERDALE, FL 33310-0908 a date at least thirty (30) days after the first publication of this Notice and file the original with the Clerk of this Court either before service on Plaintiff’s attorney or immediately thereafter; otherwise a default will be entered against you for the relief demanded in the complaint. If you are a person with 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: Court Administration, ADA Liaison Okaloosa County 1940 Lewis Turner Boulevard Fort Walton Beach, Florida 32547 Phone (850) 609-4700 Fax (850) 651-7725 ADA.Okalooa@flcourt 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. WITNESS my hand and the seal of this Court this 8th day of February, 2018. JD PEACOCK II As Clerk of the Court By Carla Andrews As Deputy Clerk 03/03/2018 03/10/2018 20180124 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE FIRST JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR OKALOOSA COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION, IN RE: THE ESTATE OF SAMUEL LUTHER PATE, also known as SAMUEL L. PATE Deceased. Case Number: 2018-CP-000180 NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of Samuel Luther Pate a/k/a Samuel L. Pate is pending in the Circuit Court for Okaloosa County, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is Okaloosa County Courthouse Annex Extension, 1940 Lewis Turner Blvd., Ft. Walton Beach, FL 32548. 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 DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR 30 DAYS AFTER THE TIME 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 DOCE WILL BE FOREVER BARRED. NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME PERIOD SET FORTH ABOVE, ANY CLAIM FILED TWO (2) YEARS OR MORE AFTER THE DECEDENT’S DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED. The date of the first publication of this Notice is March 10th, 2018. Attorney for Personal Representative: Richard H. Powell, Esq. (Fla. Bar No. 138695) Richard H. Powell & Associates, P.A. P O. Drawer 2167 Ft. Walton Beach FL 32549 (850) 243-7184 Personal Representative: Ranae Elizabeth Curtis 81 5th Street Shalimar, FL 32579 03/10/2018 03/17/2018 20180124 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE FIRST JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR OKALOOSA COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION, IN RE: THE ESTATE OF SAMUEL LUTHER PATE, also known as SAMUEL L. PATE Deceased. Case Number: 2018-CP-000180 NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of Samuel Luther Pate a/k/a Samuel L. Pate is pending in the Circuit Court for Okaloosa County, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is Okaloosa County Courthouse Annex Extension, 1940 Lewis Turner Blvd., Ft. Walton Beach, FL 32548. 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 DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR 30 DAYS AFTER THE TIME 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 DOCE WILL BE FOREVER BARRED. NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME PERIOD SET FORTH ABOVE, ANY CLAIM FILED TWO (2) YEARS OR MORE AFTER THE DECEDENT’S DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED. The date of the first publication of this Notice is March 10th, 2018. Attorney for Personal Representative: Richard H. Powell, Esq. (Fla. Bar No. 138695) Richard H. Powell & Associates, P.A. P. O. Drawer 2167 Ft. Walton Beach FL 32549 (850) 243-7184 Personal Representative: Ranae Elizabeth Curtis 81 5th Street Shalimar, F 32579 03/10/2018 03/17/2018 20180125 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE FIRST JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR OKALOOSA COUNTY, FLORIDA CitiFinancial Servicing LLC, Plaintiff, vs. Phyllis E. Bray, et al., Defendant. GENERAL JURISDICTION DIVISION Case No. 2015 CA 001414 F NOTICE OF FORECL OSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to an Order granting Motion to Cancel and Reset Foreclosure dated January 30, 2018, entered in Case No. 2015 CA 001414 F of the Circuit Court of the First Judicial Circuit, in and for Okaloosa County, Florida, wherein CitiFinancial Servicing LLC is the Plaintiff and John Raymond Bray Sr. are the Defendants, that JD Peacock II, Okaloosa County Clerk of Court will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash by electronic sale at www.okaloosa.realforeclose.c om, beginning at 11:00 AM on the 29th day of March, 2018, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment, to wit: LOT 2, BLOCK 5, COLONY ESTATES, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF, AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 2, PAGE 134, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF OKALOOSA COUNTY, FLORIDA. Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the lis pendens must file a claim within 60 days after the sale. If you are a subordinate lienholder claiming a right to funds remaining after the sale, you must file a claim with the clerk no later than 60 days after the sale. If you fail to file a claim, you will not be entitled to any remaining funds. Dated this 5th day of March, 2018. BROCK & SCOTT, PLLC Attorney for Plaintiff 1501 N.W. 49th Street, Suite 200 Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33309 Phone: (954) 618-6955, ext. 4729 Fax: (954) 618-6954 FLCourtDocs@brockan By Kara Fredrickson, Esq. Florida Bar No. 85427 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 Court Administration, ADA Liaison, Okaloosa County, 1940 Lewis Turner Boulevard, Fort Walton Beach, FL 32547, Phone (850) 609-4700 Fax (850) 651-7725, ADA.Okaloosa@flcourts1.g ovat 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. 03/10/2018 03/17/2018 20180128 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT IN AND FOR OKALOOSA COUNTY, FLORIDA IN RE: ESTATE OF CHARLES H. McSWAIN, DECEASED. PROBATE DIVISION FILE NO. 18-CP-274 The administration of the estate of CHARLES H. McSWAIN, deceased, whose date of death was January 12, 2018, is pending in the Circuit Court for Okaloosa County, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is Okaloosa County Courthouse, Crestview, Florida. 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 THREE MONTHS AFTER THE TIME OF 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. Date of the first publication of the Notice of Administration: March 10th, 2018. JASON R. 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** Crestview News Bulletin | Saturday, March 10, 2018 A9 COMMUNITYBy Aaron Jacobs@cnb_ajacobs | ajacobs@ crestviewbulletin.comCRESTVIEW „ A nonprofit organization for adults with disabilities is building a new group home in Crestview.The Arc of the Emerald Coast, formerly Horizons, began construction of the six-bedroom, three-bathroom facility in February. The group home is located on Hickory Avenue next to Vitaliano restaurant, which is supposed to open later this month.When completed, the facil-ity will house six adults living with disabilities. The home is completely accessible, and incorporates green building features such as Energy Star appliances and low-flow fix-tures. The home will also have a direct-care worker on-site to assist residents with their daily needs.The Arc works with adults with conditions like autism, Down syndrome and cere-bral palsy. Along with group homes, they offer in-home support, companion services, employment support and other services.The group home will be the fifth home The Arc of the Emerald Coast has com-pleted. It currently operates two eight-resident homes and two four-resident homes as well as a foster home for a single resident.Erin Thatcher, Community Development Coordinator for The Arc, says residents of the home will have the option to participate in group activities, adult day training and life skills training. She says the organization also pro-vides transportation for when residents want to go out to eat or participate in other activi-ties outside of the home. Residents of the Crestview facility have already been selected. People interested in a group home spot for a family member must apply with the Agency for Persons with Disabilities. Thatcher says residents typically end up staying in the group homes long-term.Visit to download an application for the Agency for Persons with Disabilities.New assisted living facility coming to CrestviewA new group home for adults with disabilities is under construction on Hickory Avenue. The home will be the “ fth built by The Arc of the Emerald Coast. [AARON JACOBS | NEWS BULLETIN] This Arc group home in Fort Walton Beach is similar to the one being built in Crestview. [SPECIAL TO THE NEWS BULLETIN] Construction on the new group home began in February. The facility will have six bedrooms and three bathrooms. [SPECIAL TO THE NEWS BULLETIN] By News Bulletin contributorCRESTVIEW „ Jae Williamsloves being a big brother to his twin siblings four-month-old Roman and Riley. He enjoys reading to them and sets an example by helping others as much as he can. He is hoping to teach his brother and sister to always be kind to people, even off they arent kind to you. Jae wants to be a fireman when he grows up. Roman is very laid back. He loves to eat and sleep. Riley is a total Daddys girl. She loves to cuddle and smile!Have a cute photo of your kids out and about? They could be our next The Bulletin Kid! Email a photo with your childs name, age, hometown and a description of the action to news@crestviewbulletin. com.Jae loves his twin siblings Jae Williams, 7, sits with his twin siblings, 4-month-old Riley, left, and Roman. [SPECIAL TO THE NEWS BULLETIN] By News Bulletin contributorCRESTVIEW „ The Oka-loosa County Extension Office will host the first Okaloosa County Master Gardener lec-ture series of the 2018 season from 10 to 11 a.m. March 21 at the Extension office, 3098 Airport Road in Crestview. There is no cost to attend but registration is required.The program will address lawn problems such as crabgrass, brown patch and bare spots.Attendees will also receive info rmation on when to fertil-ize and from other treatments may help lawns. Call 689-5850 to register.Larry Williams is the County Extension Residential Agent for UF/IFAS Extension Office in Okaloosa County.This program is part of the lecture series by the Okaloosa County Master Gardeners.Lectures will take place every month from March to October.Visit for more information.Okaloosa Extension to hold lawn care lectureLarry Williams is the County Extension Residential Agent for UF/IFAS Extension Of“ ce in Okaloosa County. [SPECIAL TO THE PRESS GAZETTE] By Aaron Jacobs @cnb_ajacobs | ajacobs@ crestviewbulletin.comCRESTVIEW „ A new healthcare provider is taking patients in Crestview.Myron Faircloth, a board-certified nurse practitioner, joined the staff of Gateway Medical Clinic, an affiliate of North Okaloosa Medical Center December of 2017. Faircloth comes to Crestview from Valdosta, Ga., where he practiced family medicine for more than 10 years.Faircloth specializes in family medicine, including comprehensive healthcare, preventative care and health risk assessments. He also provides routine checkups, immunizations and screen-ing tests.While in Valdosta, Fair-cloth served on the Lowndes County Board of Health. In that capacity, he worked with clinics managed by the board.One was a clinic that was for the working uninsured, so our role was to look at the disease process, look at the financial aspects of that,Ž he said.Faircloth has a passion for providing healthcare to people who are typically underserved and lack access, particularly in rural areas.In a perfect world, wed all have money, access, everything,Ž he said. But sometimes you have to go to those areas, and thats the problem. The rural areas are where theres a lack of providers. We need to be in those rural areas.ŽThat lack of providers is one aspect that attracted Faircloth to North Okaloosa. Another aspect is family. His sister,a registered nurse, lives in Niceville with her husband and children. Faircloth said he wanted to be closer to family that he has not been able to see as often as he would like.The adjustment from rural Georgia to Crestview has not been a major issue for Faircloth.Its like anything else, getting used to where things are at,Ž he said. As far as the patient load, its simi-lar to what I was practicing with. There are just a lot of people that need healthcare because of the lack of access.You can only see so many patients in a day, in a year, and sometimes you need extra providers. But if theyre not coming, theyre not coming.ŽFaircloth focuses on preventative care in his practice and says that education is key to getting people to live healthier.I think if you can educate people and get them involved in their healthcare, you empower them in their healthcare and theyll do better,Ž he said.There are just a lot of people that need healthcareMyron Faircloth is the newest member of the Gateway Medical Clinic staff. [AARON JACOBS | NEWS BULLETIN] CRESTVIEW„ UpcomingNorth OkaloosaCounty events and surrounding area activities are as follows.ADSO Workshop: Watercolor Collage, Saturday, April 7; Instructor Deb Chilcote Watercolorist Deb Chilcote will offer a Watercolor Collage Workshop at the Arts and Design Society, on Saturday, April 7, 9:30 am-12:30 pm. Cost of the workshop, which includes some supplies, is $42, members; $52, non-members. Students will learn a fun and beautiful technique incorporating watercolor paint with torn pieces of decorative paper napkins, resulting in stunning one-of-a-kind collages. For further information, the supply list, and to sign up for this workshop, visit the ADSO website at www., or call 850-244-1271 during of“ ce hours (Tuesday-Friday, 12 noon-4 pm). The Arts and Design Society is located at 17 First Street, SE, Fort Walton Beach, FL. ADSOs Sip and Paint Class, April 12: Pat Z. Roberts, Instructor The Arts and Design Society offers a Sip and Paint Class with Pat Z. Roberts on Thursday, April 12, 6:30-8:30 pm. Cost of the class is $35, members; $40, non-members. All supplies are included. The theme of this session is Enchanted Forest.Ž Students may bring their beverage of choice to enjoy while learning to paint with acrylics and enhance their skills. This class is offered once a month, with Marcy Eady and Pat Z. Roberts alternating as instructors. For further information and to sign up for this workshop, visit the ADSO website at, or call 850-244-1271 during of“ ce hours (Tuesday-Friday, 12 noon-4 pm). The Arts and Design Society is located at 17 First Street, SE, Fort Walton Beach, FL. Call to artists/photographers: Deadline: April 2, 19th Annual Photography and Digital Arts ExhibitionWHATS HAPPENING Georgia nurse practitioner joins North Okaloosa Medical Center


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