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VOLUME 98 NO. 38 BLOUNTSTOWN, FLORIDA 32424 E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org 500 (Including Tax)
Blountstown man killed
in early morning crash
by Kelli Peacock
A single vehicle crash in the
early morning hours Sunday
claimed the life of a young
Ryan ,Russell, 22, was pro-
nounced dead at the scene.
According to the Florida
Highway Patrol, Russell w\as
northbound on CR 275, just
north of Magnolia Church Road,
in a 2004 GMC pickup around
2:55 a.m. He reportedly drove
onto the east shoulder, lost con-
trol, and his truck began rotating
counter clockwise. The vehicle
traveled 288 feetbefore re-enter-
ing the northbound lane. Russell
reportedly oversteered to the
right and the truck -overturned
several times. Russell, who was
,reportedly not wearing a seatbelt,
was ejected from the vehicle and
came to final rest in the north-
bound lane. The truck landed on
its wheels across the same lane.
The accident was investigated
by Cpl. Jon D. Gordon.
by Kelli Peacock
An estimated 200 registered
voters in Calhoun County's dis-
trict 3 are now members of dis-
According to Supervisor of
Elections Margie Laramore, both
the Calhoun County Commission
and School Board have voted to
approve the redistricting. The
measure relocates all citizens on
the east side of the Chipola River
That were in distnct 3 to district
1. All citizens on the west side of
the Chipola River currently- in
district 3 will remain there.
"Precinct 7 that was in district
3 will now be in district 1,"
Laramore explains, .'Their new
County Commissioner will be
Danny Ray Wise and School
Board member will be Grant
Williams. They'll still vote at the
same place, that won't change at
all. Just their district will
Lara more is sending a letter on
the change to residents in the
affected area this:week.
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On any given day, Ryan could
be found at Whit's Auto Repair
where he worked as a mechanic.
"He was witty, honest, and had a
lot of integrity," says Jeremy
HiL\'.-orth. owner of Whit's. He
',, ) ,
was at work every day. He was
dependable and always had a
smile on his face. He was always
Keith Parrish, who worked side
by side with Ryan at Whit's,
agrees. "He was hilariously
funny," Parrish recalls. "If you
went off with a group, he was the
one who kept everything'going.
He was the life of the party."
When he wasn't working under
the hood of a car, Ryan was hit-
ting the books at Chipola College.
Whitworth says he planned to
major in business. He was a
member of the Blountstowi'.n High
School Class of 2001.
Ryan will be laid to rest today ,
Wednesday-, at Nettle Ridge
Cemetery following a 10 a.m.' ser-
vice at the Pea'\ Funeral Home
Chapel in Blunt-to11O'.. He leaves
behind his parents, Raymond
and Susan Russell, a brother,
Kyle, along with a host of other
relatives and friends. His com-
plete obituary appears in this
i 5''ti 'e.
Brinkley, McComb crowned
Whitney Brinkley and Abigail McComb were crowned Miss and Little Miss
Liberty County Saturday night at the LCHS Audilorium Brinkley was also
named Miss Photogenic and McComb won the People's Choice Award. The
*pair will spend the next year assisting with ribbon cuttings, festivals, and
,other community events as ambassadors for Liberty County. Look inside this
issue for more pageant highlights.
Undercover drug buy
nets arrests of two men
by Kelli Peacock
An undercover drug investiga-
tion by the Calhoun County
Sheriffs Office netted two arrests
Henry D. Fain, 34, and J.P.
Owens, 37, were each charged
with sale of cocaine and posses-
sion of cocaine with intent to sell.
According to the Sheriffs
Office, arrangements were made
between a confidential source to
make a controlled purchase of
crack cocaine from Owens on
Hickory Street in Pine Island.
Around 8 p.m., Inv. Michael
Bryant and Deputies ,Mark
Mallory and Chris Porter supplied
the source with $100 in cash,
then took their positions at near-
by locations. About eight minutes
later, Owens arrived in a 2004
Kia with Fain in the front passen-
ger seat. The source allegedly
exchanged the $100 to Owens for
four pieces of crack cocaine.
Owens and Fain then left the
area, turning onto Oak Street.
Dep. Mallory followed the vehicle
as it turned onto SR 69 and a
traffic stop was then conducted.
Both men were taken into cus-
While being searched, Fain
reportedly stated to Inv. Bryant,
"Here's your money," and handed
him the cash given to the source
for the transaction Discovered in
Fain's front pants pocket was a
See DRUG, page 1
Superintendent Alar Sue Netes and School Board Chairman Tim Smith held quesIitns trom the audience at a
special board meeting Monday night after Neves announced administrative personnel recommendations.
Altha citizens upset over
school principal transfer
bu Kelli Peacock
It was standing room only at a
special meeting of the Calhoun
County School Board Monday
night when a group of parents;
students and school personnel
from Altha came out to support
their principal who is being
transferred to another position.
The only item discussed at the
meeting was the hiring of admin-
istrative personnel fur the 2005-
06 school year. Superintendent
Mary Sue Neves announced her
recommendations which included
open principal positions at both
Blountstown High and 'Altha
School. "I have looked at this very
carefully, analyzed things, and
taken everything into careful con-
sideration," Neves remarked. She
added that both BHS Principal
Ronnie Hand and Altha Principal
H-larriett Peacock would be offered
other positions in the school sys-
tem to be announced in June,
A motion was made by School
Board member Willie Brown and
seconded by Grant Williams to
accept Neves' recommendations.
Chairman Tim Smith then
opened the floor for discussion.
-"I've seem at least 10 princi-
pals [at Altha] and I've never seen
one that's done the job ofHarriett
Peacock," Don Bowden stated
before asking on what grounds
she was being fired.
-I am not frnng her." Ne\es
eniphasiwed. 'Tm moinna her into
Mike Atkins said he had two
daiughters graduate from Altha.
"Harnett Peacock has been a very
sItroi.in inlllue-ie on ni\ children,"
he remarked., "Firing her from
Altha period is a very grave mis-
See SCHOOL BOARD, page 3
Blountstown man accused
of molesting girl under 16
by Kelli Peacock
A Blountstown man is behind
bars for alleged lewd and lascivi-
ous molestation of a, child under
16 years of age.
Arrested Friday was Leroy
According II o the Blountstowr
Police Department, the case
began back in February 2004
when the Florida Department of
Children aid Fiamilies received a
complaint all'iein an adult male
had bee-n -enial-,ji in sexual
intercourse with a minor female
child A child protection team.
along with, the Blountstown
Police Department, began investi-
gating the case. The child's mioth-
Ser advised her daughter had told
iher Edwards touched her inap-
propliarlyv. The child was also
Due,to the nature of the
alleged crime, other details about
the investigation were not
Edwards remains in ctli-odv
at the Calhoun County Jail.
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Representatives from Wakulla
Bank have announced plans to,
. open branches in Brislol and
Blountstown. Both branches are
set to open this year.
The first branch.will be an in-
store location at the.Blountstown
Piggly Wiggly and is set to open in
July. The Bnstol branch will be
located at 10911 NW SR 20,
which is across the street from
the ACE Hardware.. Construction
of the 3,800 square foot Bristol
'branch is set to start in June and
is expected to be completed in five.
to six months. Both locations will
provide full-service banking.
"We are excited about the
expanding into the
Liberty/Calhoun markets," said
Walter C. Dodson Jr., President of
Wakulla Bank. Wakulla Bank
will bring quality hometown
banking to each of these commu-
nities. As reflected by our service
mark, we are "Big enough to
serve you, small enough to care."
Mrs. Vicki Montford. of
Blountstown has been selected to
manage the two locations. Mrs.
Montford was born in Bristol and
now resides in Blountstown. 'She
has worked in the banking indus-
try for 30 years. Mrs. Montford
joins the Bank as a vice-presi-
'This is a wonderful opportu-
nity for our communities," said
Vicki Montford. "I am excited
about working with our local staff
to provide the exceptional home-
town customer service that
Wakulla Bank is known for."
Combined, the two locations
are expected to employ 10-12
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Blountstown Woman's Club
gather for spring luncheon
It was a day of fun, fabulous
food, and great fellowship when
Blountstown Woman's Club
members gathered in the Frink
Gymnasium at the Panhandle
Pioneer Settlement Thursday,
May 19, for their spring Covered
Presiding at this festive "end-
of-the-year event was Pres.
Carolyn McClellan who welcomed
everyone warmly. She intro-
duced guests Howard Johnson,
Jr., Settlement Treasurer, and
Ms. Anna Layton, a volunteer
Freida Lewis gave the
Devotions, based on Philippians:
4, reminding us, "Rejoice in the.
Lord: and again I say Rejoice,"
and "I can do all things through
Christ which strengeneth me."
She closed with a Prayer.
Then everyone moved to the
beautifully arranged Buffet Table
to choose from a varied display of
A .... :'.:. -* s:,- from Altha came out to show support forAltha School Principal Harriett Peacock who is being
t a e o a ",::, '-i";'lt ,silion next year.
School Board cont'd
L'pon:l 1"i. g I'i iitlier questioned
aboc:t i.:.' decision to remove
Peacock from Altha, Neves said, "I
will not public\ state my rea-
sons. I have talked to Mrs.
Peacock about it and that's all I
Cindy Byler said she had
worked with Peacock as an
employee, PTO president, and
parent and was impressed with
her leadership. "I understand
Mrs. Neves has a right to do this,
but I disagree with the reasoning
and I don't think it's the right
thing for Altha School."
Neves told the crowd she
appreciated them coming out to
show their support for Peacock,
but noted, 'There are other peo-
ple who have expressed their con'-
-Michelle Ward was one audi-
ence member who commended
Neves for her decision.."I would
like to thank Mrs. Neves for a job
well done," she commented.
"We've been waiting on this for
Morrell Bailey asked if the
removal of Peacock had anything
to do with the problems between'
Altha ESE teacher Kristin Sims
and Peacock the previous year.
Neves replied, "No, that is totally
incorrect. I'm glad you brought
that up because it has nothing to
do with it."
SSheryl Norris, another parent
in the crowd, said she believed
Neves knew what was best for the
school district. "I do know.change
s 'hard." she remarked, "But"t
may end up being the best thing'
that ever happens."
'. Ne\es reiterated that both
Peacock and Hand would be
offered another position in. the
school system. "It will be their
choice if they want to take it," she
stated.. 'That will be announced
at the June board meeting."
Before voting on the recom-
mendation, School Board mem-
bers shared their thoughts on the
issue. Chairman Smith empha-
sized that the School' Board is'
limited to policy and budget deci-
sions, adding that he checked
with state officials and was told,
"If you're on annual contract, [the
supennt-endent] can transfer or
fire as she sees fit." He said he
could see both sides of the issue,
but respects Neves' decision.
Board member Williams said
he supports Neves' recommenda-
tron. "There are some issues
there and I'm not going to 'iolate
the principal's privacy rights, but
after speaking with Mrs. Neves, 1
am in agreement with her."
Volena Barfield, board member
for the Altha district, didn't take a
position either way. "The consti-
tutional officer is the supervisor
of staffing,"' she stated. 'That is
Board member Doyle Daniels
said he had been on the phone all
weekend talking with several citi-
zens, "some for and, some
against," he noted.-"Do I whole-
heartedly agree with everything?
Maybe not, but it's [Mrs. Neves']
Board member Willie Brown
said he'd ;always had good deal-
ings with Peacock, but remarked,
"If v'ou don't have all the facts. iL "5
tough for you to make a de'i- '
sion." He said reports indicated
Peacock "had some lives she's
affected,but others have been
displeased with her."
After all was said and done,
the Board voted unanimously to
approve Neves' recommendation.
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Arranged in a horseshoe pat-
tern, the tables looked lovely cov-
ered with lace cloths over pale
yellow. The head table displayed
a charming basket of spring flow-
ers, color pots of African violets
brightened each place setting.
Then, the highlight of the day,
Pres. McClellan presented the
Blountstown Woman's Club's
annual gift a check for $500.00
to be used for upkeep of the Yon
House at the Settlement.
Howard thanked the group for
thei-delicious lunch and the gen-
erous check. He reported that
our gift was particularly timely-
sipce a .number of repairs had
been needed after a small twnster
had struck earlier in the year.
Carolyn thanked ever",n:ne fo'r
participating in the Liunrche:in
and the Hostesses for providing
the dessert and drinks.
The Hostesses thank all you
wonderful people who helped so
much with the Luncheon. Not
Only did you bring tasty food, buit
you pitched in and helped getting
Have a wonderful summer!
The next meeting will lie
September 15, 2005.
to wed Saturday!
Nicole Marchant and Brzed
Purvis will be united in marriage
on Saturday, May 28, 2005 at
6:30 p.m. (CST) at the First
Baptist Church in Blountstown.
The reception will be immediately
following the ceremony at -tle
W.T. Neal Civic Center. No local
invitations have been sent, but all
family and friends of the couple
are cordially invited to attend.
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Sr. Citizens planning
cruise on Snake River
Calhoun County Senior
Citizens and Others ..Come join
us for a fun-filled cruise up the
Columbia and Snake Rivers along
'the "Lewis and Clark" trail, what
was -once ,known as the
"Northweest Passage". The stern-
wheeler cruise route will be along
the Washington and Oregon bor-
ders. We will fly to Portland,:
Oregon where we. will have an
overnight in Portland then board
the "Empress of the North" for a
seven-day cruise. Each day an
excursion will be planned.
Excursions include: Fort Clatsop,
Astona. NlMltnomah Channel and
Falls, Mount Saint Helen's irol-
canic monument, Bonneville
Dam, Columbia Gorge
Interpretive Center & Disco\ern"
Center, The Dallas, Pendleton:
Tamastslikt Cultural Center,
VWhitman NMission; Fort Walla
Walla Museum and Hell Canyon
Jet Board Tour. This trip is
scheduled to leave on Saturday,
February 25, 20('i0 and will'
return on Monda,, March 6,
2006. Cost of the trip. is just
$2.049.00 based on double occu-'
pancy. This cost i(' l.ud'-, round
trip motorcoach to the airport in
Pensacola, airfare, all transfers,
two: nights deluxe accommoda-
tions before and after the cruise,
seven niehi cruise aboard the
slcrnjwh. 1'-r ship (all cabins are
outside with verandas), all meals
aboard the cruise. All excursions
and a good time at no extra
charge!. We have just 34 spaces
and we do expect these to fill up
quickly! First'deposit of ( '250.00
die by July 15, 2005 \ith bal-
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Trip cost after'July 15, 2005 will
go up another 850.00. Call
Marilyn at 850-674-4163 if you
would like to go!
Monday at 9:00
SVFW Post, Bristol, and
American Legion Post 272,
Blountstown, are hosting a
Memorial Day Service in front of
the Calhoun County Courthouse
at 9:00 AM on Monday, May 30.
All are invited to come out and
join us in remembrance of those
who have died in our nation's ser-
vice. There will be plenty of room
for.everyone. Please bring a fold-
ing chair in case we run short.
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Emmylou Harris to headline
Florida Folk Festival May 28
-A. j, Country music star Emmylou
SI Harris will perform Saturday,
May 28, at the Florida Folk
f Festival, a three-day celebration
of Florida's cultural roots.
Throughout the Memorial Day
,. weekend, more than 400 perfor-
mances will showcase the
Sunshine State's traditions of
.Uo storytelling, dance, music and
.. Inducted into the Grand Ole
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lottnusolwO n Mayor Winston Deason presented a check in the amount of $3000 to Uainoun county meann
Department Administrator Dave Odum Monday morning. The funds will be used to help with mosquito control spray-
ing in the city this summer. Odum reminds residents to follow the "5 D's" to prevent mosquito bites: Dusk and Dawn
(avoid being outdoors when- mosquitoes are seeking blood, for many species this is during the dusk and dawn
hours); Dress (wear clothing that covers skin); DEET (use mosquito repellents including DEET [N, N diethyl-meta-
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LETTRS T TH1 ETO
Letter to the Editor,
Last week my husband,
Domenique Ivory was listed as a
-sexual offender. Dominique
Made a mistake in the past and
Shas done his time. He is trying to
Move on with his life and his fam-
Sily. how do you expect a person
-to move forward if your past
Keeps showing up. Domenique is
.not a threat to anyone or the
: community. The article didn't
just affect him it affected his
entire family, he has a daughter,
goddaughters and godsons that
he loves dearly.
SPtting addresses in the paper
Sis a danger to those who live with
the so-called sex offender. My
husband learned from his one
. mistake. he is currently
employed and has his certificates
in auto mechanics. Advertising
the sex offenders in the local
paper is humiliating to the per-
son as well as their families.
SPeople know where to look for
This information, most people 1i
: this corimulnitrv know everbod%
and therelfore thr)3 knriw vih the-
sex offenders are and where they
To those of you who don't
Know my husband, I'll describe
Shim for you. He is respectable,
loving, kind, caring and a hard
Worker. I'm quite sure that men
and women who are listed in the
Local paper would like to forget
about their past and move on
Switch their families. If not, I know
,my husband does. I understand
:you want to keep the community
safe, but list the real, criminals,
-not the ones that have made one
Mistake. Domenique your family
Sand friends love you.
A concerned wife,
SWith respect to. Kelli Peacock's
"reporting" of the news governing the
most recent city council meeting, I take
exception to the tone of her article as well
as to the facts of the. meeting as she
reported them regarding "Chunky
Sunday." A number of issues must be clar-
t ified in order to offer a clear.and balanced
portrait of the specifics surrounding the
city council meeting in terms of dialogue,
perspective and resolution.
Please know that my primary concern
:is not with the. specific occasion of.
"Chunky Sunday" itself. I neither advocate
Sor disavow this community event. My con-
"cern is with the treatment of people of
Color by those charged with enforcing and
dispensing equitable treatment of all per-
sons of the city of Blountstown and not
Simply the singling out 6f a select group
Sfor reasons' and purposes unrelated to
illegal activities and behaviors.
First of all, Ms. Peacock initiates her
article in a most condescending manner.
by stating that "several angry residents
from the River Street area addressed the'
Blountstown City Council last Tuesday
2 night..." If Ms. Peacock had been present
at the meeting (and had not, perhaps,
'depended upon "facts" from another
source), she would have immediately dis-
Scerned, by the calm tenor of the assem-
Sblage, that those in attendance were not
."angry residents" but simply concerned
citizens of this community whose pres-
ence at the meeting was an attempt to
ascertain, information regarding select
treatment of black residents by law
enforcement authorities on May 8, 2005.
By utilizing the term "angry" in
-describing the gathering, Ms. Peacock
~ manifests an image of hostility, animosity,
fury and antagonism in relationship to
those in attendance. No such aura of
"anger" permeated the air. In fact, quite
the opposite is true. Speakers and atten-
Sdees were calm, respectful, courteous
and articulate throughout the evening.
SThe concept of the "angry crowd," which
;Ms. Peacock's article 'suggests, creates
-the image that blacks cannot gather and
2 engage critical dialogue in an intelligent
and meaningful fashion, that "anger" is
the overall emotion, overriding one's sen-
Ssibilities and causing mayhem in the
Process. Blountstown's black residents
I are exceptionally enlightened and do not
Shave to resort to angry attack in an effort,
". to be heard at a public forum.
My second point-of contention regard-'
ng Ms. Peacock's, reporting is the "fact"
surrounding my position as a speaker at
the meeting. According to the article, I
spoke "on behalf of citizens of the River
Street community." Such blatant misinfor-
mation cannot go unchallenged. My initial
remark to the commission and attendees
clarified the fact that I was not speaking
as a representative of the River Street
community, that I was speaking solely as
an individual and concerned resident of
Blountstown, and as such my views were
strictly my own. Contrary to popular belief,
a single'voice from a member of an ethnic
group is not always representative of the
entire population. My perspective as an
observer of an event may differ from the
perspective from another individual of the
identical occurrence, even though both
observations may be of a similar and/or
identical range of concept. As a journalist
and member.of a profession whose job it
is to be objective, surely Ms. Peacock's
training has taught her that one size does
not fit all.
The specifics of the "Chunky Sunday"
debacle (which, incidentally,, occurred on
Mother's Day) and the situation surround-
ing the affair, however, are my greatest
concern. I question, specifically, the
necessity of "selective monitoring" and
the imposition of a "safety check point"
agenda, -ot.,lack .ejeni-goers by, law..
enloiermenui personnel I alo. question
Im e nece--i l .:'t ihe acI ai-.- I.n ip, .akingr
with Sheriff David Tatum, I was informed
that there had not been previous com-
plaints regarding the gathering at Cooper
Park; therefore, there had not been rea-
son beforehand to require such massive
intervention of "Chunky Sunday" motorists
in terms of on-demand displays of identifi-
cation as they traveled in and near the
activity area. As such the local sheriff's
office was not party to this unprofessional
and discriminative-like behavior by their
On a number of occasions black
motorists were stopped and hara..-ed on
.more than one occasion as they traveled
to and from (and in and around) the activ-
ity site. In the lingo of popular culture, this
-type behavior by law enforcement officials
is termed DWB..."driving while black."
While one or two white motorists may
have been stopped, the stopping may
have been superficial to give the appear-
ance of equal time by the band of brothers
in blue. The setting up of roadblocks,
whjch was part of the so-called safety
zone concept, was totally unacceptable,
From whom were the participants being
"protected" and why was "protection"
needed? Who called for it and who
I queiieoned similarly the jurisdictional
legalities of the stops by law enforcement
agencies outside'the boundaries of the
Calhoun County area. In my attempt to
ascertain information regarding the con-
duct of specific law enforcement agen-
cies, I placed a called, to the Florida
Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE)
in regarding the authorization of Liberty
County's law enforcement agency to par-
ticipate.in the "selective monitoring" activ-
ities of black residents on May 8 2005. In
addition to a call made to the American
Civil Liberties Union (ACLU), which Ms.
Peacock singularly acknowledged in her
article, I also called the office of Attorney
General Charlie Crist, which referred me
to the state's Civil Rights office. It is also
necessary to note that members of the
Florida Highway Patrol were also active
participants in the safety challenge of May
8, 2005. i
As visitors and relatives converged on
the city May 8, 2005, in honor of Mother's.
Day, the roadblocks, on-demand identifi-
cation, and the overt harassment of the
town's black citizens marred an already
fragile relationship between law enforce-
ment officials and black residents. Not
only was there no justifiable reason for
law enforcement officials to engage in this
overt, discriminatory behavior, the so-
called "resolution" by city officials--the for-
mation of a "Chunky Sunday" committee-
-offers little or no guarantee that similar
actions in the future will not reoccur by our
trusted law enforcement officials.
More than anything, residents of the
town, regardless of color, have the
absolute right to be treated with dignity
and respect. Cooper Park and the River
Street corridor now have the distinction of
being the site of racial conflict, community
discord and a marred image. Is this the
lnage ,inal.we wantpqf our lown? I don't
be '..E l t : ,. .
Hopefully, this isiler v.ill beg'n das
logue between the great citizens of this
town, and in this regard we can all begin
Although I was unable to attend the
City Council meeting that night, I listened
to an audiotape of the 'meeting as my
source for the story. I wrote an accurate
account, representing both sides fairly. I'm.
sorry you don't agree.:
The first statement I heard on the tape
from you was the remark that you were
speaking as a "citizen on behalf of the
River Street community." If I misunder-
stood you, I apologize. Since that time, we
have-heard from a few residents from the
River Street community who advised us
you were not representing them.
As for the description of the crowd as
being "angry", that was the tone I took,
particularly when Mayor .Deason had to
ask the crowd to settle down at one point
when an exchange was going on between
audience members and Major Smith.
However, your interpretation that using
the word "angry" suggests a group of peo-
ple can't gather together for an intelligent
discussion, is ridiculous. I thought you pre-
sented your comments in a very profes-
sional manner, but that doesn't mean you
weren't angry about the situation. I didn't
say people were screaming and being
unruly I said they were angry. There's a
If yoO read the entire article, it notes an
agreement was reached to form a com-
mittee to work out issues. That sounds
like a peaceful resolution to me.
The County Record
clear plastic bag of power
cocaine, along with a small Ziploc
baggie with cocaine residue and
$55 in cash. Owens was not
found with any contraband, how-
ever, over $300 in cash was
seized from the vehicle.
Fain remains in custody at the;
Calhoun County Jail. Owens was
released Sunday after posting a
platinum sellers, with songs that
reflect classic country's roots and
its Americana offshoots.
The Florida Folk Festival is one
of the nation's oldest folk festi-
vals, held for the past 53 years at
Stephen Foster Folk Culture
Center State Park in north cen-
tral Florida. Unique among the
state's many festivals, the
Festival combines entertaining
performances with free work-
shops, educational activities and
exhibits. Visitors can make a pine
needle basket, learn to play the
Dominican tambora drum or par-
ticipate in the state fiddling con-
test on Saturday. Musical con-
certs range from bluegrass, bag-
pipes, yodeling and gospel to
klezmer, Laotian hymns and a
30-piece bamboo orchestra.
Dancers from Bosnia and Africa
will perform, or visitors can kick
up their heels at Cajun and con-
Stephen Foster State Park is
located near the intersections of
I-10 and 1-75 in north central
Florida. The Folk Festival is
All Calhoun County Libraries
will be closed on Monday, May
30th' for Memorial Day.
administered under the Florida
Department of Environmental
Protection's Division of
Recreation and Parks. For more
information on the Festival, visit
Tickets will be available at the
gate. Tickets are $15 a day or $35
for the weekend for adults if pur-
chased in advance, or $20 a
day/$40 for the weekend at the
gate. Children under 6 years of
age are admitted free. Children
between the ages of 6 and 17
years are admitted for $4 for the
weekend. Credit card purchases
can be made by calling, toll-free,
NOTICE OF TESTING OF
NOTICE is hereby given that
the public test of the voting
equipment to be used in the
special general election on
June 14, 2005, will be
conducted at 3 p.m. on
Thursday, June 2, 2005, in.the
Conference Room: in the
basement of the Calhoun
County Courthouse, 20859
Central Avenue East,
The public, test is open to the
press, public, political parties,
This NOTICE is given pursuant
to Section 101.5612; Florida
For more information, please
call 674-8568 or visit
Margie C. Laramore
Supervisor of Elections
20859 Central Avenue East,
Blountstown, Florida 32424
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May 17: Cassie Roberts, violation of probation; Ruby Combs, violation of state
probation; Justin Wright, possession of alcohol; Charles Eddie Varnadore,
driving while license suspended or revoked with knowledge
May 18: James Pennington, violation of state probation
May 19: Charles Varnadore, Jr.,, dealing in stolen property; Shannon M.
McClendon, grand theft vehicle/warrant; Gene A. Bess, violation of state
probation, writ of attachment/warrants; Brian G. McLaughlin, violation of
May 20: Leroy Edwards, lewd & lascivious molestation; Walter Darryl Williams,
domestic battery; Billy Comer, violation of probation, resisting arrest without
violence, criminal.mischief; Lisa Gatlin, failure to appear/Polk Co.; Henry Fain,
sale of cocaine, possession of cocaine with intent to sell; J.P. pwens, sale of
cocaine, possession of cocaine with intent to sell
May 21: Jose C. Hidalgo, no valid drivers license
May 22: Michael D. Lightsey, DUI, driving while license suspended or revoked
The above individuals were booked into the Calhoun County Jail during
the past week. Although they have been charged with a crime, they are
considered innocent until proven guilty.
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Somehow, largely through the Grace of God, devoted loyalty, and
the vast pride on the part of many people, The County Record has
S' never missed an issue.
Whitney Brinkley is Miss Liberty Co.
The Miss Liberty County Pageant was held Saturday night in Bristol with two young ladies taking home titles.
Whitney Brinkley was crowned Miss Liberty County and Abigail McComb was named Little Miss Liberty County. The
pageant was directed by Jami Daniels. Shown above in the Miss division are (from left) Kristin Lefeavers (1st run-
ner up), Sheena Pullam, Whitney Brinkley (Miss Liberty County), and Latona Boone. First runner up in the Little Miss
Division was Hulya Reisoglu.
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The Blountstown Police
Department will conduct a four
hour firearms familiarization
course on Saturday, June 11th.
The class is limited to the first 12
people who call the Police
Department to sign up. The
course will be from 9:00 a.m.
until 1:00 p.m. at the
Blountstown Police Department
Pistol Range. You will need to
bring your own firearm and 50
rounds of ammunition. This
course will be satisfactory for
obtaining a concealed weapons
permit. If you are interested,
contact Major Rodney Smith at
4- C>OW I NE E=
Central Ave. 674-5041
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Miss Calhoun County. Tracv Adams, had the honor ol crowning Whilney.
Missionary plane, jungle
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pllots to visit;
S JAARS (Jungle Aviation and
| Radio: Service), Inc., a North
I Carolina-based missions service
organization," will present -an
exciting demonstration of the
ing) Helio Courier airplane at
SMissions at the Airport to be held
^ Saturday and Sunday, June 4-5,
', at the Blountstown Airport. The
Seventh is set for 9:30 a.m. to 5
, p.m. on Saturday and 2 to 5 p.m.
A member of Congressman
MAlen Boyd's (D-North Florida)
Staff \wll be visiting Blountstown
Thursday, May 26, from 9:30 to
11 a.m. CT at the Calhoun
These visits are scheduled on
Sthe fourth Thursday of. every
month so the people of Calhoun
County have the opportunity to
personally discuss issues con-
SCongressman Boyd's staff Is
trained to assist constituents
with a vartety of Issues relating to
t roprial acol
This. is an opportunity to see
how JAARS, Inc. provides tech-
nology and aids Wycliffe Bible
Translators serving around the
world. You can also take an air-
plane ride, see computer demon-
strations, view missionary videos,
and talk with jungle pilots and
For more information, call
Jesse Yoder at 674-5999.
Sphere May 26
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important to the Congressman
that his staff is available for those
who are not 'able to travel to
either his Panama City or
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2005 Nextel Cup
1) Jimmie Johnson
2) Greg Biffle
3) Jeff Gordon
4) Elliott Sadler
5) Kurt Busch
6) Tony Stewart
7) Ryan Newman
8) Kevin Harvick
.9) Jamie McMurray
10) Mark Martin
Firefighters complete training
A group of 25 firefighters from Calhoun County recently completed a 160 hour Firefighter One Class. The class
met every Monday and Tuesday evening from January to May, studying firefighting tactics, hazardous materials
response and EMS First Responder. The class culminated Saturday, May 14, with a live burn of a structure. Each
firefighter that participated will now be eligible to sit for the State Firefighter One Certification Exam on June 10. The
class was sponsored by the Blountstown Fire Department and firefighters from Kinard, Mossy Pond, Magholia,
Nee!t Ridge and Westside Volunteer Fire Departments attended. "The firefighters who attended this course should
be commended," says Blountstown Fire Chief Ben Hall. 'They each dedicated 160 plus clock hours to fight fire for
free! I would f.hi t ':"e :lh any of these firefighters anywhere, anytime! I'd also like to thank Emergystat EMS for ded-
,Clial:g hv>i, ai:o-ul..i.e';. fully s;aito, to be on standby and monitor the health and safety of our firefighters during
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will donate funds for ACS
Tri-State Off Road Park will fled, consistency, powderpuff
present the First Annual (consistency), street legal (consis-
,-': American Cancer Society Race on tency), along with 4 and 6 cylin-
:Saturday and imri., June 11 der. There is a ten truck mini-
:and 12. All -proceeds from mum in all classes for this pay-
,:;Saturday night's race will be out...100% payback if less than
': donated to the American Cancer ten trucks in each class.
:Society. Gates open Saturday at 5 p.m.
SThis will be a $6600 payout with races starting at 7 p.m. Op
'- weekend with double points. A Sunday, gates open at 11 a.m.
', $30 entry fee has been set for all with races at 1 p.m. Admission is
classes with $300 for first place, $10 with kids 12 and under free.
: $200 for-second, and $100 for The park is located in
S.third. Saturday night's fast track Clarksville, seven miles south of
'races include open, street modi- Hwy. 20 on Hwy. 73. For more
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Location: Concord, N.C.
Banking/Turns: 24 degrees
Distance: 1.5 miles
Last Year's Winner: Jimmie Johnson
Qualifying Record: Mike Bliss 189.208 in 2005
Race Record: Bobby Labonte 151.952 mph in 1995
Race Time: 5:00 pm ET, May 29th
The Coca Cola 600, the longest race of the
SNASCAR season, takes place this
Memorial Day weekend by returning to
Lowe's Motor Speedway. This speedway
currently hosts two of the biggest races on
the NASCAR schedule. With cars lining up
three and four-wide through 24-degree banked turns, you can
bet there's going to be a lot of excitement as 43 furious
riachines storm down the 1.5 mile track. Nearly 180,000 peo-
ple will attend the race. Darrell Waltrip is a five-time winner of
the Coca-Cola 600 and so the inner perimeter road around the
speedway was named in his honor. With a large majority of
NASCAR teams based within 30 miles of the speedway this
truly is the heart of NASCAR country.
2005 Busch Grand National
1) Carl Edwards 1797
2) Clint Bowyer 1617
3) Reed Sorenson 1526
4) Martin Truex, Jr. 1479
5) Ashton Lewis 1443
6) Kenny Wallace 1424
7) Denny Hamlin 1419
8) David Stremme 1386
9) Greg Biffle 1379
10) Jason Keller 1308
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a) New York
b) New Jersey
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Brian Vickers 21 3 Chevrolet GMAC/ditech.com All-Star win. The first portion of the race was a 40-lap event.
Jeff Gordon 14 4 Chevrolet DuPont It was Martin fighting off Sadler to win the first segment'by
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Wednesday, June 1, two sites
The Southeastern Community 11:30 a.m. The same day, it wil
Blood Center's blood mobile will be at the Blountnttlo\\n Health and
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Mayfield finished 26th in his first season with Evemham.
There was continued improvement in 2003 as Mayfield
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partnership. Mayfield finished the 2003 season strong
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2004: Finished 10th in the Chase for the Nextel Cup
2003: Finished 19th in points
2000: Won at Pocono and Fontana
1998: Won at Pocono
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The County Record, MAY 25, 2005, Page 7
Sheriff's Office offering free
summer camp for ages 6-12
National Finals Rodeo Qualifiers come to Altha
Several local team ropers were given the opportunity over the weekend to watch and learn from two of the most
talented rodeo stars in the country. Three-time Heading World Champion Team Roper and Texas Cowboy Hall of
Fame inductee, Tee Woolman, of Llano, Texas, and eleven-time National Finals Rodeo qualifier, Kory Koontz, of
Sudan, Texas, spent two days with 13 participants at the home of Brett and Missy Phillips in Altha. Woolman and
Koontz also competed in and won the team roping event at Circle D in Marianna on Saturday night, turning in a time
.of 5.2 seconds. Local ropers included headers Ricky Tipton, Stephanie Brogden, Timmy Sanders, Missy Phillips, and
Brett Phillips, and heelers Donald Stanley and Jake Miller.
The Florida Sheriffs Youth
Ranches, Inc. and the Calhoun
County Sheriffs Office are pre-
senting a free, action-packed,
fun filled five-day camp for kids
ages 6 12 years. The came will
be held Monday-Friday, June 6-
10 from from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at
the W.T. Neal Civic Center, 1777
NE Pear St., Blountstown.
Camp activities will include
team sports, arts & crafts, envi-
ronmental education, group
building, water activities, well-
ness and nutrition education
workshops, leadership skills
workshop, law enforcement
demonstrations, lunch, snacks,
games, and more!
What to wear and bring to
camp: T-shirt and shorts; closed
toe shoes (no sandals); swimsuit
or change of clothes to get wet in;
towel: sunscreen, and hat.
V What not to bring to camp:
NO smoking tobacco, chewing
tobacco, alcohol, or illegal drugs
of any kind; NO knives, hatchets,
guns or weapons; t-shirts/cloth-
ing with inappropriate messages
and/or words are strictly prohib-
ited; and campers should NOT
bring money, jewelry, radios, cell
phones, game boys or expensive
The camp is open to the first
sixty kids that register.
Registration forms are available
at the Calhoun County Sheriffs
Office. This project is funded by a
grant from the Office of the
4-H Camp and Rocketry
Camp open to local kids
4-H Camp Timpochee
June 27 July 1, 2005
$160.00 Non 4-H
Activities include: Swimming,
canoeing, environmental educa-
tion, teambuilding, marine lab,
dancing and snorkeling. Ages are
8-13 as of Sept. 1, 2004.
Deadline: June 7th.
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8:00 a.m. 3:00 p.m.
If building and shooting rock-
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may be interested in this one day
Rocket Camp! While building
and shooting rockets, you will
learn the importance of the whole
rocketry science. There will be a
rocket that you can take home.
Ages: 9-13. Bring a snack lunch.
Deadline: June 1.
Call the Calhoun County
Extension Office at 674-8323 to
Rare bird species pays
annual visit to NWFla.
Sfrom'The Nature Conservancy
With only about 5,000 birds
known to exist, the American
swallow-tailed kite is listed as an
Imperiled species in Florida.
Fortunately, every spring some of
these birds make the 5,000-mile
flight from their wintering
grounds in Brazil to take up resi-
dence along the floodplain of the
Apalachicola River in the Florida
The forked-tail bird with a 4-
foot wingspan once ranged from
Oklahoma, Texas and Minnesota.
SChanges in land use and cutting
of large river-bottom trees are
blamed for their dwindling num-
bers. That is why it is so impor-
tant that more than 2,000 acres
Sof this Neotropical migratory bird
habitat west of the Apalachicola
River were protected last week by
a perpetual conservation ease-
ment negotiated by The Nature
Conservancy and purchased by
the state of Florida.
"Preserving this tract helps us
protect the imperiled American
swallow-tailed kites, and a variety
Sof warblers that come to here to
breed in the summer, such as
Northern Parula Warbler,
Prothonotary Warbler and
Swainson's Warbler," said Vicki
Tschinkel, The Nature
Conservancy's Florida director.
The Corbin/Tucker conserva-
tion easement covers 2,124.5
acres in Calhoun County and is
within the Apalachicola River
Florida Forever project. The ease-
ment protects approximately 1.5
miles of Apalachicola River
frontage and is surrounded by
'This purchase is significant
because the conservation ease-
ment prohibits, among other
things, future development and
subdivision of the property," said
\endy Caster. the Conservancy's
protection resource specialist in
Tallahassee. "A healthy
Apalachicola River and Bay is
critical to our state's future both
e.;.-.l-.. i ( s ]| .ll n ',-I.n' h.m _-iily."
The cutting .- ., fA Cl.kIL"-r ii_
the 1,773 acres oi Iflodplaim on.4
the protected property is also
prohibited. The mosaic of high
quality bottomland hardwood for-
est, floodplain forest and flood-
plain swamp with a fringe of
mixed upland hardwood forest
provides excellent. habitat for
migratory songbird and waterfowl
species, as well as numerous rep-
tile and amphibian species.
In addition to eliminating
future residential, commercial
and industrial development, the
conservation easement prohibits
commercial water wells and the
exploration for and extraction of
oil, gas and minerals.'
Altha will host
Thursday at 6 p.m.
Altha School will host a base-
ball, softball and weightlifting
athletic banquet Thursday, May
26, at 6 p.m. in the school lunch-
Meat will be provided. Parents
are asked to bring the following:
baseball vegetable; softball -
dessert; and weightlifting bread
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Walter Gurley (L) of Panama City won the Big Fish Grand Prize
last year with a catch of 38.4 pounds and is shown receiving his
$1700 check from Blountstown Rotarian Tom Stallworth.
ENTRY FEE: $50 per adult; $25 per Kid (15
years old & under)
CONTACT: Ben Burnham (Blountstown
Rotary Club Tournament Organizer)
dawgbitel @comcast.net. Applications and
information can be obtained at
Johnson (Calhoun County Civic Center)
(850)674-4500; Jessie Ehrich
(Calhoun County Chamber of Commerce)
PRE-REGISTRATION: The first 100
participants that pre-register are eligible to
receive 10 free bream for bait. (Bait must be
picked up by Friday, May 27, 2005, no later
than 6:0.0 pm CST at the registration booth,
.and participant must possess bait ticket). Only
the first 100 pre-registered participants will be
included in a separate drawing for a special
pre-registration grand prize. Due to number of
participants, pre-registration is recommended
REGISTRATION: Participants can also
register (Friday, May 27) beginning at 9:00 a.m.
CST until 6:00 p.m. CST and on Saturday (May
28) from 6:00 a.m. CST until 12:00 noon CST
at the Blountstown Landing (Neal Landing).
Friday, May 27th -
Saturday, May 28th
Apalachicola River Blountstown Landing
(4 p.m., CST, Friday -.4 p.m., CST, Saturday)
Presented by the
Largest Flathead Catfish...$1,700
*2nd Largest Flathead Catfish...$700
3rd Largest Flathead Catfish...$400
4th Largest Flathead Catfish...$250
5th Largest Flathead Catfish...$150
Most Flathead Catfish Poundage...$100
Largest Channel Catfish...$150
(and points toward upcoming area events)
(must be at least 14 inches long) *All Catfish Must be 14 Inches Long
Most Poundage All Catfish..$125 (15 years old and Under Only)
Largest Channel Cat (15 Years & Under Only)...$150
Six Classes For Kids!!
Break the State Flathead Catfish
Record* (SEE RULES) and win
A Brand New TRUCK
worth approx. $34,000
A BOAT, MOTOR &
worth approx. $10,000
and a 4-WHEELER worth
*Note: If the state record is broken more than once in the
tournament, the grand prize will be awarded to the individual who
holds the record at the end of the tournament. Prize award is
subject to passing a lie detector test.
Prize drawings and awards celebration
will be held at 5 p.m. at the Blountstown
landing. Each fisherman will receive a
complimentary ticket in the drawing at
Calhoun County Search & Rescue Squad will sell hamburgers,
hot dogs & other refreshments at the tournament.
'* KEITH BRDODEN
Corrective Shoeing AP P
SCattle Processing 850-80-5275
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FOR HUNTING & FISHING TIMES
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Blountstown Middle School held
8th grade graduation, Friday morning
with several students taking home
special awards. Shown above (from
left) are Hailey Moravek (valedictori-
an, Elijah B. Hutchinson Math
Award, and Blountstown Rotary Club
Award), Chelsea Snowden (salutato-
rian), Marlee Sherrbd (Woodmen of
the World Award' and Lamar Jones
Award), Jasmine Simmons
(Jeanette Johnson Award of
Excellence), and Jeremy Watson
(Athlete Award). Pictured at left are
Hailey Moravek (left), the class vale-
dictorian, and Chelsea Snowden
who is salutatorian.
for awards; fans
can vote online
Blountstown rock band social-
burn has been nominated for sev-
eral hard music awards and you
can help them win!
Brandon Bittner is up for best
drummer, Neil Alday has been
nominated for male vocalist of the
year, and the entire band is in the
running for alternative artist of
Go to http://www.hardmusic
awards.com/vote.html and cast
,'our vote today!
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BMS students enjoy 1920s feast
Students in the 8-E U.S. History class at Blountstown Middle School brought' history to life with a feast last week.
The class has been studying the 1920s and decided to prepare a luncheon of foods created in the 20s. Everything
from Kool-Aid to Po' Boy sandwiches were enjoyed, courtesy of Ramsey Piggly Wiggly and Subway of Blountstown.
Shown before indulging in the feast are (from left) Ms. Laware, Colton Bush, Albert Johnson, James Bramblett,
Monica Paige, Samantha Bailey, Nikki Armitage, and Ms. Angel.
Chipola baseball camp set
Chipola College will offerpro-
grams for children of all ages this
Chipola Baseball Coach Jeff
Johnson will offer five baseball
camps. A Baseball Skills Camp
for ages 8-12 will meet June 6-9.
The $75 fee includes insurance
and camp t-shirt. A Young
Pitchers Camp for ages 8-12 will
meet June 13-14. Cost is $100.
A Pitching Camp for ages 13-18
will meet June 15-16. Cost is
$100. A Young Hitters Camp for
ages 8-12 will meet June 20-21.
Cost is $100. A Hitting Camp for
ages 13-18 will meet June 22-23.
Cost is $100. All baseball camps
meet from 9 a.m. to noon. Call
Chipola Basketball coach Greg
Heiar will offer Boys Basketball
Camps June 13-15 from 10 a.m.
to 3 p.m. Players will be grouped
according to ages: 7-10, 11-14
and 15-18. The Chipola coaching
staff and players will help young-
sters learn the fundamentals of
basketball. The fee of $100
includes insurance, camp t-shirt
and lunch. Call 718-2364 or
Chipola Softball Coach Belinda
Hendrix,'will, oler. eight Softball
camps. Softball Skills Camps will
meet May 25-26 and again July
6-7. Ages 5-12 will meet from 9
a.m. to noon. Ages 13 and up will
meet from. 1 to 4 p.m. Softball
I-ltuing Camps will meet July 11.
Ages 5-12 will meet from 9 a.m.
to noon. Ages 12 and up will meet
from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Softball
Pitching Camps will meet July
12. Ages 5-12 will meet from 9
a.m. to noon. Ages 13 and up will
meet from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Cost
of each softball camps is $50, and
See CHIPOLA, page 14
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Altha FFA wins at District Field Day ,
The Altha School chapter of Future Farmers of America (FFA) took top awards at the recent District II Field Day ',
hosted by Calhoun Cri.nl\ at Sam Atkins Park. Teams were required to evaluate standing timber for volume; iden- i.
tify insects, tools, and diseases; compete in a compass and pacing practicum;,and take a comprehensive knowledge -- .-.. *-- -- --"
exam of the forestry industry. The Altha team placed 1st and will compete in Perry for the state finals this month.
High individuals were as follows: Knowledge, 1st place-Brad Wells, 2nd-Ryan Wells; Equipment ID, 1st-Ryan Wells,
3rd-Matt M\a\well Tree ID, 1st-Brad Wells, 2nd-Matt Maxwell; Timber Cruising, 1st-Brad Wells; Forest Disorders,
lost-Ryan Wells, .-'-.:: Maxwell; Compass and Pacing, 1st-Josh Foxworth, 3rd-Ryan Wells. Congratulations on a C S ch o o l S tut of t e M month
job well done! Students the
:. will offer free
ah i ho at
"The Calhoun County Public
Library will be offering free tech-
nology lectures this summer. The
S first series of lectures will be on
the subject of Internet Safety and
Security. Students will learn
about the many, risks and dan-
Sp gers present on the modern
Internet, what causes them, and
"Yhow to safeguard against them.
In addition, students will receive
free anti-viirus and spyware
removal software .for their home
computers. The lectures 'are
open to all and do not involve any
homework, but working knowl-
edge of Windows, Windows appli-
cations, and the Internet is high-
i ly recommended. The lectures
will be offered twice in June
(June 1-2, June 6-7) andonce in
Wahiquist honored at Chipola (Jul 11-12); they wilast
from 6-9 p.m. each of the two
Nine Chipola College graduates received the President's Medallion for nights. Adam Harpool,: certified
earning a 4.0 grade point average in all classes. President's Medallion win- technology specialist, will be the
ners are Lauren Eade of Marianna, Tyler Goodman of Bonifay, Ashley Melzer lecturer. Anybody interested in
of Chattahoochee, Jerrid Pippin of Bonifay, Terra Pumphrey of Marianna, attending should contact the
Paige Rentz of Sneads, Alan Riley of Marianna, Brandon Sasser of Chipley library at 674-8773, or email
and Laura Kay Wahlquist of Bristol. Here, Laura Kay Wahlquist of Bristol, Adam Harpool at
accepts her diploma from Chipola president Dr. Gene Prough. email@example.com
Principal Darryl Taylor, Jr. is pleased to announce the Students of the Month at Carr School. They include (frort
row, from left) Heidi Crutchfield (kindergarten), Austin Mallory (kindergarten), Lauren Jeter (1st grade), Dawn Starr
(1st grade), Blake Hayward (2nd grade), Rachel Williams (2nd grade), Faith Plazarin (3rd grade), (back row) Coletoi)
Smith (3rd grade), Kassie Wood (4th grade), Kaycee Yon (5th grade), Karen Morgan (6th grade), Kandice Shellon
(7th grade), Michael Leonard (7th grade), and Kyla Shiver (8th grade).
Locals on Dean's List
Dr. Sarah Clemmons, vice
president of Instructional and,
Student Services at Chipola
College, commends the 176 stu-
dents who made the Dean's List
for academic achievement during
the Spring Semester 2005.
To be placed on the Dean's
List, a student must take 12 or
more semester hours of courses
and make an average of 3,25 (B+)
to 4.0 (A) in all courses.
Local students who made per-
fect averages of 4.0-straight
A's-and their hometowns are:
Altha- Keith Johnson.
Carder, Whitney Cherry, Sharon
Bristol- Laura Wahlquist.
Local students who earned
grade point averages ranging
from 3.25(B+) to 3.99 (A) and
their hometowns are:
Altha- Natosha Field r,.
Amelia Flores, Terri Keith, John
Marlow, Rona Van Lierop.
Anderson, John Baker, Kelly
Blair, Joanna Bridges, James
Gates, Pamela Russell, Natalie
Bristol- Michelle Blackburr.
Ashley Durham, Karah Rackley.j
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Partyin' at Project Graduation! Calhoun Co. Adult School grads
After earning their diplomas last Tuesday night, Blountstown High School's Class of 2005 celebrated at Project
Graduation. The all-night party, hosted by parents and other chaperones, was held at the W.T. Neal Civic Center.
Thanks to the generosity of hundreds of area businesses, the grads had a safe place to party and took home dozens
of prizes. After grabbing cash in the money machine, riding the rodeo roper, bouncing on the velcro sticky wall, climb-
ing the rock mountain, and reminiscing at the memory corner, graduates heard an inspiring message from
Blountstown First Baptist Church pastor, Tom Stallworth. On their way out the door Wednesday morning, each stu-
dent was presented with a $100 cash gift!
The Calhoun County Adult School held a graduation ceremony last Monday night at the W.T. Neal Civic Center
with aJarge class earning diplomas. Graduates include (front row, from left) Jesse Hill, Lynette Mitchem, Marittza
Contreras, Vada "Cookie" Tipton, (second row) Tessa Smith, Tricia Basney, Jessica Connelly, Brandy Thomas,
Amanda Womble, (third row) Shannon Edenfield-Tillman, Mary Bodiford-Foreman, Jennifer Turner, Benjamin
Barfield (fourth row) Matthew Bates, Larry Justin Chestnutt, Trey Varnum, and. Chris White. Not pictured is Angela
Edewaard selected for
SBe Barfield and Clint Capps count their loot caught in the money machine.
WSMai w Lb.
T .lvr Todd. n Shiver od ani reminic at he memory co
S'Tyier Todd. Megan Shiver, and Jody Daniels reminisce at the memory corner
','Valerie Jones gets ready to lasso a calf on the rodeo roper ride.
Over 100 area high school
sophomores have been selected
to attend the North Florida
Hugh -O'Brian Youth (HOBY)
Leadership Seminar. They will
join more than 300 young lead-
ers representing as many high
schools from throughout Florida.
The seminar will be held June 3 -
5, in Tallahassee.
Selected to attend the 2005
North Florida HOBY Seminar is
Ms. Kori Edewaard, Blountstown
High School in Blountstown.
Students are chosen based upon
demonstrated leadership and
potential for continued leader-
HOBY Leadership Seminars
bring together a select group of
high school sophomores with
groups of distinguished leaders
in business, government, educa-
tion, and the professions to dis-
If you have a child who is or
will be four years old by
September 1 and you are a resi-
dent of Florida your child is eli-
gible for Voluntary Pre-
Kindergarten (VPK) services.
Applications can be obtained
by r-calling 1-800-768-8316,
extension 2256 or go to www.vpk-
florida.org. After this step, par-
ents/guardians should contact
Early Education and Care, Inc.
(EEC) to schedule a time to come
in and complete the APPLICA-
There is no cost for the VPK
program and some options are
available to fit each family's
For more detailed information
about VPK, contact 1-800-768-
8316, extension 2228.
on Dean's List
Tara Hansford of Altha has
been named, to the Dean's List for
the 2005 Spring Term at the
Dothan Campus of Troy
receiving this honor must earn a
3.66 grade point average (GPA) on
the University's 4.0 scale for 12
or more credit hours.
l I l IM n H
TYLER WATSON BROWN
Dana and Beth Brown of
Tallahassee are proud to
announce the birth of their son
Tyler Watson on February 8, 2005
at Tallahassee Regional Medical
Center He weighed 8 pounds, 13
ounces and was 21" long.
Proud grandparents are Jerry:
Millington of Highland, MI., Ben
and Connie Brown of Tallahassee
and Robert and Diane Adkins of
Altha. Tyler was welcomed home
by his big brother, Jacob Brown.
cuss present and future issues.
The goal is to provide the youths
with a stimulating forum for
learning about critical issues,
while broadening their under-
standing of their leadership
potential and quest for self-devel-
For further information about
HOBY seminars, activities, and
sponsorship opportunities in
Florida is available by calling
Abbye Glaser Feeley, 813-679-
will meet June 6
in Panama City
Early Education and Care, Inc.
will hold their monthly Board
meeting on Monday, June 6, at
12:00 p.m. at the EEC-Training
Room 1. Panama Citv. The Ltnia-
tive agenda will be: Financial
5RepW ,, Contii'n e "Reprtts Wind
JWH Merg,-r. F-.r iimre inforam-
tion regarding this meeting or
agenda, contact Early Education
and Care, Inc. at 872-7550, ext.
Myers honored a ll-Star
Blountstown High School's own Nick Myers is pictured with Governor Jeb
Bush at the recent Governor's High School AI-Star awards banquet. Nick
Was chosen as Calhoun"Co'nty's-All-Star'based on his ouisianding academ-
ic performance, behavior, leadership, and community service. "The
Governor's High School All-Stars are shining examples of Florida's bright
future," said Governor Bush. "I commend these young leaders for.their com-
mitment to academic excellence and serving Iheir communities Nick is the
son of Merv and Doris Myers of Blountstown.
The Senior Class of 2005 and their parents sincerely appreciate this community
for their support of 2005 Project Graduation celebrated on May '"1 The night
was a tremendous success in providing a safe drug- and alcohol-free party as
graduates shared and made many happy memories. Special thanks are given
to the following individuals, churches, and businesses for their do6 nations to the
Abe Springs Baptist Church
Adam's Funeral Home
Alday Insurance Agency0 0 5
Alice Ann 'McClellan
Altha Church of God,
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A ic ., : ,ia-.nr. City) Flanders Auto'.;r.-:.i: Paul'sWrecker'Service
ui\: '..-: Flowers Baking Company Peavy Funeral Home
Badcock Home Furnishings Garrison Design & Construction' -, .'-:.
. Bank of America Gary Watterson, PA =,. ', "
Barry Edewaard Gerald and Melody Frye Pizza Hut
6 a; .:.. ,'. ..:. .-.. ,:r,,,;i. ', c. i l G o ld e n F la ke H:.:.a, ;i : ru ,r
6j, F.r baI:'.u" i':'..'.r' Golden Pharmacy, Inc. Outin.o _Cub '-
Beall's Dept Store Grant Williams R :' '. :,r.. ~ .u:-
Big Bend Sporting Goods Greg and Pam Jones Radio Shack/Bailey's Equipment
Blount Insurance Agency Griffin Sand and Concrete i PRih-, Ch-r.'let
Blountstown Drugs GT Corm Pl., :- i ,-: ', Myron Schrock
Blountstown First Pentecostal Church Gulf Coast Electric Regency 11 Theaters
Blountstouwn Pawn and Loan Gulf State Chemical Regions Bank
Blounistown Police Employees.Club H & R Block/Mcol Group Rick Johnson
Blountstown Produce Hardee's of Marianna Rivertown Community Church
Blountstown Rotary Club Harvey's Supermarket Rivertown Gifts
Blountstown Small Engine Hayes Timber Roadhouse Grill
Blountstown United Methodist Church Head 2 Toe Roger and Tami Capps
Bontrager Chiropractic Headz Up & Nails 4 U ujby Twuesda
Bracewell Boats H. enderson Veterinary Clinic r. ... .,, .:. i:.1 Court, CPA
Bracewell Flooring and Fencing Hentz & Barbara McClellan Sam's Club
Bright House Networks Hiram and Loraine McClellan Scott's Gladiola Farm
Bruce Edewaard Hopkins Pontiac Scottsferry Fire Department
Bud Guilford, CPA 'Howell Exterminating Sharpe Edge
Buffalo Rock Pepsi Huddle House 'Shell Station
Burger King Hungry Howie's Shelton Trucking Service
C & C Pawn Shop JT's Grill Shipe's Studio
C W Roberts Contracting James Campbell, DDS Shirley Jay
SCalhoun Correction Trust Fund Janice and Earnie Sumner Shiver's Florist
Calhoun County Farm Bureau Jema Boutique Shuler Brothers
Calhoun County Search and Rescue Jim's Buffet & Grill Sidney Granger
Calhoun County Sheriff's Department John & Jannie Schmarje, SKS Realty
C i'....'',,,". 1, ':..,',i ,,:,,-i Keith's A-1 Paint and Body Sonny's Bar-B-Q
C( ir, '.:,..t... J.:.u..'-a- Kelley Foods of Alabama Sound Off Audio, Inc
Calvary Baptist Church Kevin Grover, County Judge Southeastern Wholesale Brokers
Captain Anderson III Kevin's Sporting Goods Stardust
Carmike Cinemas Kid's Kingdom Stale Farm Insurance
Chamber's Barber Shop ';,-, ...i.,-i.i F;, D.Sori.-dT,,-,i St. Mary's Missionary Baptist Church
Chipola Ford ..: i.-.. Stoutamire Insurance
Circle D Ranch & Western Shop Labon Bontrager, DMD Subway
City of Blountstown Lamar Kornegay Sure Ketch Lure Company
City Tire Company Lee Nails SWAT-Blountstown
Clarksville Baptist Church ,Lindy's Chicken Taco Bell
Clarksville General Store Loco's Restaurant Tatum's Hardware
Classic Cleaners Macedonia's First Baptist Church Terry & Debby Stone
Clear Channel Mallory Towing The Bank
Coca Cola Bottling Company Margie Laramore, Supv. of Elec. Thomas Tours
Coconut Creek Mini Golf Marianna Toyota Tiger's Den
Collision Center Mary Catherine Bridges Tim and Becky Smith
Connelly's Florist Mary Sue Neves. Superintendent Tom Stallworth
Cook Whitehead Ford Mayhaw Child,Development Tony Shoemake
Country Side Beauty Salon McClellan Chiropractic Tracy's Tumblers
County Record McDonald's Trailer City Mobile Home
Cumbaa Enterprises McDougald's BP Tri-State Chemical
CVS Pharmacy Medical Center of Blountstown Tri-State Termite and Pest Control
Daniel Snead, DDS Merle Norman Cosmetic Studio U.S. Army Recruiters
Danny Ryals Real Estate Michael Blackburn Welding U. S. National Guard Recruiters
David House Michael Morris United Auto Parts
Davis Optometry Mike Tucker Vickery-O'Bryan Insurance
Diamond Corner Minas Frangoulis Volena Barlield
Domino's Pizza Movie Gallery WT Neal Civic Center
Doris Burkett, Tax Collector Neal Land & Timber Wal-Mart Stores of Marianna
Doris' Restaurant Nero's TV & Satellite Waldorff Ace Hardware,
Downum Title Services North Florida Construction Walt Disney;,World
El Jalisco #2 O'Charley's Restaurant Warren Tanner'
Eldridge Construction Odell Griffin Watrord Pools
Emerald Falls Recreation Center Oglesby Plants International Watson Jewelers
Emily Golden Once Remembered Gifts Wayne & Carol Sutton:
Estelle Jones One Stop Career Center Wayne & Lisa Walden
Eubanks Oil Company Outback Steakhouse West Florida Electric
Fazoli's Page 'ond Assembly of God Whaley H&AC/Kathy Whaley
Finlay Corbin, DDS Panama City Toyota Wild Adventures ThemePark
Firehouse Subs Parramores Restaurant Williams Memorial UMC '
First Baptist Church of Blountstown Parthenon Healthcare Willis Insurance Agency
The County Record, MAY 25, 2005, Page 11
Altha High School graduation
Altha's Class of 2005 took their
final walk as high school seniors last
Thursday night at graduation. During
a tearful goodbye, students, faculty,
and families watched a video high-
lighting the lives of each classmate
from the time they were babies on up.
to graduates. After the video, each
graduate presented their parents
with a rose. Several scholarships
were awarded before diplomas were.
handed out. The finale was Project
Graduation festivities, an. all-night
party sponsored by parents and
other chaperones, that featured
hilarious games, along with dozens
of prizes and a cash gift for each stu-
G otter ^on>ie i 1111i '
,May 16, 2005
Benjamin Myles Barfield
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Congratulations to a determined, strong, outgoing, persistent,
handsome charming, sweet, and a little bit spoiled young
man. We were there when you graduated from Kindergarten
and we were there when you graduated High School.
And always know our precious Benji, we will always be there.
Love, Your Family
Mama & Daddy
Nana & Papa Grover & Grannie B
The County Record, MAY 25, 2005, Page 12
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SRYAN HILTON RUSSELL
Mr. Ryan Hilton Russell, 22, of
-Blountstown, died Sunday, May
P22, 2005, from injuries received
4in an automobile accident.
'*' Ryan was born in Jackson
County and had lived in Calhoun
County for most of his life. He
worked as an auto mechanic for
Whit's Auto Repair in
Blountstown. Ryan was a 2001
graduate of Blountstown High
School and was attending
Chipola College in Marianna. He
was of the Protestant faith.
Survivors include his parents,
Raymond and Susan Russell of
Blountstown; one brother, Kyle
Russell of Blountstown; maternal
grandparents, George D. and
Eddie Lou Hilton of Marianna;
paternal grandparents, Rainey G.
and Ramona G. Russell of
Marianna; aunts and uncles,
David and Renee Hilton of
Marianna, and Beverley and
David Raley of Ridge Manor; and
cousins, Marshall Hilton, Allison
Loren and Katherine Raley.
Funeral services will be held
today, Wednesday, May 25, at 10
a.m. from the Peavy Funeral
Home Chapel with Rev. Francis
Carlisle officiating. Interment will
follow in the Nettle Ridge
Cemetery in Blountstown.
All arrangements are under
the direction of Marlon Peavy at
Peavy Funeral Home in
Blountstown. ph. 674-2266.
Mr. Ronnie Rich, 64, of Kinard,
passed away Thursday, May 19,
2005. in Blounisto'wn
Mr. Rich i.was a Flornda natwie.
born in Port St. Joe. and had
i',., in Nt- (le_" FL rtian v-years..
He had been a professional fish-
erman and also worked as a taxi
He was predeceased by his
parents, -Clyde and Emmaline
Rich, and his brother, Larry Rich.
Survivors include three sons,
Jamie Rich and his wife, Paula, of
Kinard, Robbie Rich and his wife,
Belinda, of Valdosta, Georgia,
and Mickey Rich of Naples,
Florida; three stepsons, Carlton
Pass and his wife, Becky, 'of
Kinard, and Adam and Lonnie
Heckleman; one daughter. Renee
Rich of Naples; two brothers,
SCharlie Rich and his wife, Linda,
of Emperor, Kansas, and Junior
Rich and his wife, Charlotte. of
Marathon, Florida; 13 grandchil-
dren; and many friends: and,
Funeral services were held at
10:30 A.M. CT Monday, May 23,
graveside from the Holly Hill
Cemetery in Port St. Joe with
Pastor Jason Lowrey officiating.
Adams. Funeral Home in
Blountstown was in charge of the
arrangements, ph. 674-5449 or
online at www.adamsfh.com.
VALERIE L. BODDEN WAID
Mrs. Valerie L. Bodder Waid
Griffin, 48, of 'Jacksonville,
passed away Wednesday, May 18,
2005, in Jacksonville.
Mrs. Griffin had lived in Bristol
for 14 years prior to moving back,
to Jacksonville in 1997. She was
a dedicated Direct Care
Instructor at the Edwards Group
Home in Jacksonville and had
also worked at the Liberty
Immediate Care Facility. Mrs.
Griffin was of the Baptist faith
and had attended Lake Mystic
Baptist Church in Bristol. She
was a member of the East 44th
Baptist Church in Jacksonville.
She was preceded in death by
her parents, Willard and Vera
Survivors include her hus-
band, Lawrence Griffin of
Jacksonville; one son, Charles
David Waid of Jacksonville; one
brother, Michael Beach of
Jacksonville; two aunts, Beulah
Schneider and her husband,
Lynn, of Jacksonville, and
Dorothy L. Davis of Woodstock,
Georgia; and a host of other fam-
ily and friends.
Memorial services were held at
2:00 P.M. EST Sunday, May 22,
graveside at the Lake Mystic
Cemetery in Bristol.
Adams Funeral Home in
Bristol was in charge of the
arrangements, ph. 643-5410 or
online at www.adamsfh.com.
DANNY RAY HINSON
Mr. Danny Ray Hinson, age 50,
of Telogia passed away Saturday,
may 21, 2005 at his residence.
Mr. Hinson was a lifelong resident
of this area. he was a man whom
loved his family, friends, hunting,
fishing, and having a good time.
Mr. hinson was preceded in
death by his father, John Maxwell
Hinson, his step-father, Don
McKinnon, and his sister, Troy
Survivors include his mother,
Mary Frances McKinnon of
Telogia; two sons: Chaff Hinson
and Darius Hinson; two daugh-
ter, Judy Sumner of Tallahassee
and Kathy Sumner of Hosford;
one brother, avid Hinson of
Telogia; one grandson, Monroe
Hinson; two step-granddaugh-
ters:,Missy Crowe and April
Crowe, and lots of special cousins
especially Diane Dutell.
Graveside services 'for Mr.
Hinson will be held at 11:00 a.m.
Wednesday, May 25, 2005 at his
residence (29586 Vilas/Sumner
Rd. in Telogia) with Rev. Mike
Hall Funeral Home in Altha is
in charge of the arrangements.
RACHEL CATHERINE "R.C."
Mrs. Rachel Catherine "R.C."
Musgrove, age 91,' of Altha
passed away Thursday, May 19,
2005 at the Chipola Nursing
Pavilion in Marianna. Mrs.
Musgrove was a life long resident
of this area and she was a mem-
ber of the Altha Church of God.
She loved to cook ( and was one of.
the best), she loved her family,
she enjoyed flowers and making
things grow, one of her biggest
joys was watching children. Mrs.
Musgrove will be greatly missed
by all who knew her.
Mrs. Musgrove was preceded
in death by,her husband. Jess
Musgrove in 1998 and her son.
Survivors include two sons:
J.B. Miusgrove of Altha as well as
Jimmy Musgrove and his wife,
Rita of Altha; one sister, Mary
Carpenter of Altha; four grand-
children and many great grand-
Funeral services for Mrs.
Musgrove were held May 22,
2005 at 2:00 at Hall Funeral
Home in Altha with Rev. 'Charles
Hewett officiating. Burial fol-
lowed in Chipola Cemetery with
Hall Funeral Home directing.
Hall Funeral Home was in
charge of the arrangements.
wzshes known at workshop
If you became incapacitated
and could no longer communi-
cate, who would guide your med-
ical care? If you have not put
your wishes in writing, then con-
sider attending Covenant
Hospice's free Advance Care
Planning Workshop on June 10th
at 9:30 a.m. The program will be
held at the Holmes County Senior
Citizens Center, located at 21 W.
Kansas Ave. in Bonifay.
Participants will learn how to
document their medical, physical
and spiritual wishes. Free living
wills will be provided. Advance
Care Planning (ACP) is a process
to help extend your rights -
through documentation that
guides your medical care -
should you become unable to
. This documentation consists
of two primary concepts: devising
I dedicate this poem to my mother
Regina Gaye Temple
By Benjamin Myles Barfield
"In Heaven" by: Elizabeth
In heaven lies an angel which God has
chosen to make heaven beautiful and
In heaven lies an angel that helps make
all the wrong right.
In heaven lies an angel watching over you.
In heaven lies an angel that no one could
In heaven lies a 40-year-old angel waiting
for us and no more.
In heaven lies an angel that's always on
In heaven lies our angel so we can stand
tall with pride.
In heaven lies an angel by the name of
Mama to you and me.
In heaven lies an angel as strong as can
In heaven es ,an arnel I have been dying
In heaven lies an angel protecting me as I
walk down the street.
In heaven lies an angel calling out for me.
In heaven lies an angel we will one day
In heaven lies our perfect angel.
* CEMETERY ENGRAVING
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a living will and designating a
health care surrogate. Less than
25% of Americans over the age of
18 enact these rights in writing.
Covenant Hospice believes that
ACP is for everyone regardless
of age or health status and that
it is important to make your
wishes known so that your loved
ones will not have to endure the
pressure of deciding your health
Call 850-482-8520 or 1-888-
817-2191 to register. Refresh-
ments will be served. Seating is
Walking In the Spirit
Text: Galatians 5:25
"Longfellow could take a worthless
.sheet of paper, write a poem onit,, and
make it worth $6,000 that's genius.
Rockefeller could sign his name to a
piece of paper and make it worth a million
dollars that's capital.
Uncle Sam can take gold; stamp an
eagle on it, and make it worth $20.00 -
A mechanic can take material that is
worth only $5.00 and make it worth
$50.00 that's skill
An artist can take a fifty-cent piece of
canvas, paint a picture on it, and make it
worth $1,000 that's art.
God can take a worthless, sinful life,
wash it in the blood of Christ, put His Spirit
in it, and make it a blessing to humanity -
"If we live in the Spirit, let us also walk
in the Spirit (KJV)." God loved us while
we were still' sinners. He sent His Son,
Jesus Christ, to die on'the cross to pay for
our sins. He forgives our sins when we
confess them and believe that Christ died
for them and was raised from the dead.
He sends the Counselor to live and
dwell in the heart of the believer. The
Spirit baptizes or immerses us in Himself
uniting us with Almighty God. We are cru-
cified with Christ and raised again in the
newness of life. We are born again.
The Holy Spirit teaches and guides us
into all truth. He convicts us of sin, right-
eousness, and judgement. The Spirit
communicates the will of God to us. He
empowers us to overcome sin and do
what is right.
Once we understand God's plan and
purpose, we must step out on taith and do
wnai God wants us 0o do We must walk
in .:.tbdiernc with ihe Spirt Thai is where
the adventure begins.
Ryan McDougald is a licensed,
ordained Free Will Baptist Minister host-
ing Bible study in the home. For more
information, call 674-6351.
Personal Preference Profile
FOR MORE INFORMATION AND
OR APPOINTMENT CALL
Dr. Paul Joyner
Nazarene Church opening
food pantry Saturday, 1-3
Blountstown Church of the
Nazarene will be opening Manna
Ministries Food Pantry on
Saturday, May 28, from 1:00 to
3:00 p.m. Anyone needing assis-
tance with food items is welcome
to participate. The church is
located diagonally across from
Calhoun-Liberty Hospital at
17826 NE Crozier St.,
Blountstown. It's the orange
brick building with the white
Sunday School...9:45 AM
Morning Worship...ll:00 AM
Evening Worship...5:30 PM
Wednesday Service...7:00 PM
St. Francis hosting inside a
at Macedonia Baptist
e laS Saturday. June 4
St. Francis Church at 16498
SWGaskin St. (located between
McDonald and The Bank on Hwy.
20) in Blountstown will be having
an Inside Sale and Baked goods
for sale at the old chapel on
Saturday, June 4, from 7:00 am
to 1:00 pm
"Popcorn and a Movie"
night at First Baptist
Start the summer right with
"Popcorn and a Movie" Night at
First Baptist Church of.
Blountstown (next to Regions
Bank) Sunday evening; May 29, 4
to 6 p.m. Admission is free.
Bring a friend. \Call 674-5923.
First Baptist of Bristol
presents Cobb Family
First Baptist Church of Bristol
will present The Cobb Family in
concert on Sunday night, May 29,
beginning at 7:00 p.m. EDT.
'Come out and enjoy a night of
good Gospel Blue Grass Music! If
you've watched the Isaacs on
Gaither Homecoming, then you
will enjoy the Cobb Family. For
further information call the
church at 643-5400.
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Free groceries Saturday
at Abe Springs Baptist
Bread of Life Food Ministries
at Abe Springs Baptist Church
will be giving away groceries on
Saturday, May 28th between 8:00
and 10:00 a.m. (CST). The
church is located at 13913 SW
CR275. in Blountstown or take
Hwy. 20 West to the first caution
light and turn left, go approxi-
mately 3 miles and church is on
the left. For more information
Men's and Women's Day
Macedonia Missionary Baptist
Church located at 840 River St.'
will be holding their annual
Men's -& Women's Day on
Sunday, May 29, at 11:00 a.m.
and 3:00 p.m. Come and help
make this annual event a big suc-
St. Mary MBC will host
youth revival on Sunday
St. Mary Missionary Baptist
Church Youth Department will be
having it's annual youth revival
starting Sunday, May 29, at
11:00 a.m. The speaker for the
week will be the Rev. Walker of
Tallahassee. Services during the
week will begin at 7:00 p.m.
nightly from Monday through
Wednesday. The pastor and con-
gregation cordially invite every-
one to attend this great revival.
The church is located at 16345
SE River St., Blountstown.
Gateway Baptist hosting
benefit cookout June 3
A Benefit Cookout, sponsored
by Gateway Baptist Church will
be held Friday, June 3, beginning
at 11:00 a.m. Plates will conslrt
of grilled chicken nith sides for a
$5.00 donation. Plates can be
picked up at the church and pro-
ceeds will go toward to
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Hwy. 20 West
Meaningful Bible. Study.......................9:45 AM
Exciting Worship.................................11:00 AM
Bible Study & Worship................. ........6:00 PM
Wednesday Prayer & Bible Study......... 6:30 PM
Pastor Tom Stallworth
Located two blocks south of the intersection Highway 20
and Main Street in Blountstown
First Baptist Church
Helping people follow in the footsteps of Christ
REJOICE! RENEW! REACH OUT!
Blountstown United Methodist Church
A Place Where We, '
REJOICE in God's Grace, RENEW our hearts in God's Love antd
REACH OUT following the example of Christ
20500 Central Ave. West
STEVEN D. WARREN, PASTOR
St. Mary Missionary
16345 SE River Street, Blountstown, FL
DR. C.L. WILSON, PASTOR
"We Minister To Needs.Without Magnifying Faults"
Sunday School 9:30 AM Morning Worship 11:00 AM
Prayer and Bible Study Wednesday 6:30 PM
General Mission & Brotherhood 2nd & 4th Saturday 10 A
SOUTHSIDE ASSEMBLY OF GOD
15164 SR 71 South, Blountstown, Fla.
Sunday School 10:00 AM Bible Study 7:00 PM
LARRY WHITE, Morning Worship 11:00'AM Kidz Jr. Bible Quiz 7:00 PM
PASTOR Children's Church 11:00 AM
482-4825 Evening Worhsip 5:00 PM www.dtapps.com/southside/
CHURCH PHONE Kidz Sunday School
674-8884 O and Church 10AM-12Noon
For Information on Placing )our Church in the Directory, Please Call 674-5041
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LAB ON PREMISES -
Same-Day Service on Repairs and Relines
Laban Bontrager, DMD
12761 NW Pea Ridge Road, Bristol, FL 32321
TELEPHONE: (850) 643-5417
Assembly of God Church
Pastor, Charles Royals
Bristol and Quincy Only
Complete Funeral Package 9
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concrete vault and 9
The County Record, MAY 25, 2005, Page 13
'Carnival for a Cure' Relay held
Sam Atkins Park was transformed into a "Carnival for a Cure" Friday night for the annual Calhoun/Liberty Relay
for Life. The all-night event kicked off at 6 p.m. with an opening ceremony led by Relay Chairman Wes Johnston.
Cancer survivors took to the track for the first lap around to get the relay started. Teams kept someone on the track
throughout the night signifying that cancer never sleeps and we won't either until a cure is found. After dark, can-
dles lined the track for the luminaria ceremony held in honor of cancer victims. Throughout the evening, attendees
enjoyed musical entertainment, carnival games, and all sorts of delicious treats. When all was said and done, over
$19,700 was raised, with several thousand more expected from three teams still collecting. Proceeds from the
Relay help local cancer patients and assist researchers in their efforts to find a cure for cancer.
includes insurance and camp t-
shirt. For information, contact
Coach Hendrix at 718-2358.
Cheerleader Coach Geraldine
DeFelix and the Chipola
Cheerleaders will host a Camp for
Junior Varsity squads June 21-
23 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. The
camp will focus on basic cheer-
leader skills. The cost is $25 per
participant per day. Squads may
sign up for either two or three
days. Contact DeFelix at 718-
2322 or e-mail: defelixg@chipo-
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Calhoun County School Board
JOB OPPORTUNITY :
The Calhoun'County School Board is accepting applications for
the following position:
Physical Education Teacher, Head Baseball
Coach, and Assistant Football
Terms of Employment: 12 months
Salary: Commernsurate with Current Salary Schedule
Applicant Qualifications: Appropriate Certification and
Applications are available at the office of the superintendent
located, in the Courthouse. Completed applications may be
returned to the School Board office by June 3, 2005 at 12:00
A copy of the job duties pertaining to this position is available at
Blountstown High School.
Questions concerning this job opening may be directed to
Ronnie Hand, Principal or Mrs. Mary Sue Neves,
Employment opportunities are offered without regard to race,
religion, sex, age, national origin, handicap or marital status.
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Relay Chairman Wes Johnston (left) kept the event running smooth
throughout the night. He is shown talking to the driver of the little fire engine
that offered rides around the park during the Relay. Attendees also enjoyed
carnival style games, entertainment provided by local performers, and a late
night movie. The Relay for Life is an annual even with each team committing
to raise at least $1000 for the fight against cancer. Start making your plans
today and get a team together for next year's festivities!
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in I lUl o iLi i I [ I I I sI
MAY 3, 2005
PRESENT AND ACTING:
TRUMAN GRANT, CHAIRMAN
EARL HUNT, VICE CHAIRMAN
DANNY RAY WISE
JERAL HALL, SR.
BLISS MOREAU, DEPUTY
MATT FUQUA, ATTORNEY
RUTH ATTAWAY, CLERK
JANICE HOLLEY, DEPUTY CLERK
The meeting was called to order by
Deputy Moreau with prayer and pledge
allegiance led by Attorney Fuqua.
Attorney Fuqua read the bid advertise-
ment for the NRCS EWP Projects and
opened the bids as follows:
NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED
NOTICE HEREBY GIVEN THAT Betts land
Co, Ine., the holder of the lollowting certlle'ate
has fled said texrtiflate Lfr a tax deed to be
issued theruna The certificate number and
year of Issuanze, the description of the
property, and the nanims in which it was
assessrda ar aso folt'ws:
CCrtAtM'iaSt Sa. 3a YtAr of ssuIanee: 2002
Ct W EEjiF WOF PROPERiTY lots 2, 3. &
-4. JStk %. Nili) lSn' s ubdivision to the Town
ef 10iimatseiwa.. FTorida and being a part of the
Natirttelsit 1/4a of Srctton 32, Townshtp 1
NkMUh, Rsq 8 West,
NAME IM WHICH ASSESSED; Jerry
Meites. i c/ triant Mecglewski, HC 1,
Boa 1220, TreumsaaA MR 6570..
Said Proper. .the County o CALHOUN.
STATE OF lUnless ssui
shall be redeemed aeTardlig l t '
property described in such certEnicate shtal be
SOLD to hithe highesl iddertt atll, the Ceitrtouse
door on the 7tAh dA e Jul. 2005, at k0:00
RUTH W, ATFAWAY,
ckirk- a the$ Coireia Court of
LCALMUN COUKTn, FLORIDA
Ms1ay It8. a June 1, 3. 2005
2005 CDBG PAVING PROJECT
CALHOUN COUNTY. FLORIDA
PROJECT # 14.086
NOTICE TO RECEIVE SEALED BIDS
The Calhoun County Board of Commissioners
will receive sealed bids from any qualified
person; company or corporation interested in
,constructing the following project.
2005 CDBG PAVING PROJECT
CALHOUN COUNTY, FLORIDA
Plans and specifications can be obtained at
Preble-Rish, Inc. 324 Marina Drive, Port St.
Joe. Florida 32456, (850) 227-7200. The bid
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C. ,T.pletu.:.r, d, ',: I.-a i._ pr..ne *t --.il o 120
ir]..I.. i- ,&: 2- U...i- 1r t t oceed'
Liquidated damages for failure to complete
the project on the specified date will be set at
$500.00 per day.
Please indicate on the envelope that this is a
Sealed bid. the bid number and what the bid
Bids will be received until 1:30 P.M. (CDT.
on June 7, 2005 at the Calhoun County
Clerk's Office, Calhoun County Courthouse,
20859 Central Avenue East. Room 130.
Blountstown, 'Florida 32424, and will. be
opened and read aloud on June 7. 2005. at
2:00 P.M. (CDT),..
SCost for Plans and Specifications will be
$50.00 per set and is non-refundable. Checks
sh:,i.1 t. & rr,c., i.j ,. .l'., .., ri F.fteit F.jii INC.
'Ih e.:i 3 :.1 ., -ll n_.:.rm o'.ll ,: e. r.: erves
the right to waive informalities in any bid, to
accept and/or reject any or all-bids, and to
accept the bid that in their judgment will be in
the best interest of Calhoun County.
A pre-bid meeting will be heldat 9:00 AM
(CDT) on May 31, 2005 at the Calhoun County
Emergency Operations Center (EOC). i..: ,..
in the basement of thd Calhoun *..L.''I
Courthouse. 20859 Central Avenue East. Room
0-35. Blountstowin, Florida 32424.
If you have any questions, please call David
Kennedy at (850) 227-7200.
May 18, 25, 2005
CHARLIE ANDERS DITCH EWP D.S.R.
PROJECT # 14.090
NOTICE TO XECEV.'E SEALED BIDS
Tite Calboun County Bpard of Commissioners
wikl receive sealed bids from any qualified
perio_. cesopany or corporation interested in
csosirueititgng the following project.
ci&MA AMaasDt DITCH EWP D.S.R.
am ', k .'. 't ,. be obtained at
. Pirblte ,- ': ',,, Drive, P'ort SL.
Joe, firs a 32456. 3850) 227-7200. The bid.
ulst HonBat to Scetion 287,133(31 Florida
Statute's. otu Fubie evtity crimea.
Cotplettb i date for this project will be 0.
gyirS from the dsae of the Notice to Proceed
presented to the sweecsflul bidder,
Lquldated ed iage fir failure toe complete
the prajett on the Iit( spcisd Ia wil be set at
8500,00 per day,
Please indicate on the envelope .P i- 1 I
seated bid, the id itumber awi t en 1.,1d
Bids will be received uJl 130 PM., (CDTT).
on June_7, 2005i, at the Calhoun County
Clerk's Office. Calhoun County Courthouse,
20859 Central Avenue East. Room 130,
Blountslown. Florida 3424, and will be
opened and read aloud on June 7, 2095, at
2:0 P.M. (CDT).,
Cost for Plans and Speclflcalions will be'
$25,0 per set and Is non-refundable. Checks
should be made payable to PREBLE-RISH. INC.
The Board of County Commlssioners reserves
the right to waive informalities In any bid. to
accept and/or reject any or all bids.'and to
accept the bid that in their Judgment will be In
the best Interesl of Calhoun Counn.
A pre-bid meeting will be held at .0:15 AM
ICDT) on May 31, 2005 at thd Calhoun County
Emergency Operations Center (EOC). located
in the basement of the Calhoun County
Courthouse. 20859 Central Avenue East, Room
G-35, Blountstown. Florida 32424.
If you have any questions, please call David
Kennedy at 1850) 227-7200.
May 18. 25, 2005
IN THE CIRCUIT COURT, FOURTEENTH
JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OF THE STATE OF
FLORIDA, IN AND FOR CALHOUN COUNTY
File No: P04-077
IN RE: ESTATE OF
THOMAS A. ADAMS. Deceased
NOTICE TO CREDITORS
The administration of the estate of Thomas
A. Adams. deceased, whose date of death was
July 21. 2004, is pending in the Circuit Court
Carter's Contracting: $270,330.50
North Florida Construction:
Thomco Contracting: $274,166.00
Carter's Contracting: $455,260.24
North Florida Construction:
Thomco Contracting: $489,276.00
CALVIN MARTIN ROAD
Carter's Contracting: $237,187.00
North Florida Construction:
Thomco Contracting: $260,379.00
SHORTY SEGERS ROAD
Carter's Contracting: $361,428.00
North Florida Construction:
for Calhoun County. Florida. Probate Division.
the address of which is 20859 Central Avenue
East. Room 130. Blountstown, Florida 32424.
The names and addresses of the personal
representative and the personal
representative's attorney are set forth below.
All creditors of the decedent and other persons
having claims or demands against decedent's
estate on whom a copy of this notice is
required to be served must file their claims
with this court WITHIN THE LATER OF 3
MONTHS AFTER THE TIME OF THE FIRST
PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR 30 DAYS
AFTER THE DATE OF SERVICE OF A COPY OF
THIS NOTICE ON THEM.
All other creditors of the decedent and other
persons having claims or demands against
decedent's estate must file their claims with
this court WITHIN 3 MONTHS AFTER THE
DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS
ALL CLAIMS NOT FILED WITHIN THE TIME
PERIODS SET FORTH IN SECTION 733.702
OF THE FLORIDA PROBATE CODE WILL BE
NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME PERIODS
SET FORTH ABOVE. ANY CLAIM FILED TWO
(2) YEARS OR MORE AFTER THE
DECEDENT'S DKAE OF DEATI IS BARRED.
Tihe date of the first publication is May 25.
190 Bethlehem Pike. Suite 2A
Colmar. Pennsylvania 18915
Attorney for Personal Representative:
Julie Ann Sombalthy.
Attorney for Michelle Winter.
Florida Bar No. 0009740
Isler. Sqmbathy & Sombathy. P.A.
434 Magnolia Avenue
Panama City, Fl 32401
Telephone (850) 769-5532
May 25: June 1. 2005
The Calhoun County School Board
proposes to amend its policies for the
Calhoun County Schools as follows:
ADMINISTRATIVE PROCEDURES ACT
C I ,:.:.ijr COUNTY SCHOOLS
CHAPTER 6.00-PERSONNEL .,
6.912 Terminal Pay
1) The School Board will pay each teacher.
principal, supervisor or Superintendent at the
Lime of retirement, or at the time of
termination from the 'Deferred Retirement
Option Program (DROP). of his/her accrued
sick leave days at his/her current rate of pay.
Only sick leave days earned in Calhoun
County, Florida will be .considered in
determining terminal pay. For employees
5O1h,-1 1. II-n ,. .,.'1,,.., 4 I .'.. -, I.,,,
J u n- ,,-ri- oi- I..'. -. : i *, "1-. 11.'
m or- ,t..r, I .: .1-.1, .i- -.1 i f,, t. ,i. i1
the time the sick leave as earned.
Statutory Authority: F.S. 1001.41. F.S.
Laws Implemented: F.S. ,1012.61 (5)
Economic Impact: Unknown
A hearing will be held on the above
amendment in the Courthouse in Blountstown.
Florida at theregular School Board meeting
beginning at 5:00 P.M.. C.D.T. on Thursday.
June 16. 2005. ,
Timothy G. Smith. Chairman
Calhoun County School Board
Mary Sue Neves, Superintendent
Anyone having claims against the estate of
the late' Maggie Ellis of Hosford, FL please
contact Garvin Bowden, Atty at Law,
R & R WAREHOUSES
NOTICE OF SALE
On June 10. 2005. at 10:00 a.rn. (CST). R &
R Warehouses will dispose of the contents t(1)
-1. I ,.,0 iif,',ii,.. Bristol and (13) storage units
Ir. ,bl.....ii... r. at R & R Warehouses in
Blountslown a[ I'??? SIR 20. W. (850)
The units are believed to contain household
and/or personal property of the following
All units nol paid in full by this date will be
disposed of. THER1_E_ ILL BEt HO_.AICTIOM~
NOTICE OF INTENT TO ESTABLISH A
As required by Section 303.7 of the Federal
Deposit Insurance Corporations Rules and
Regulations, the Wakulla Bank has applied for
consent to establish a branch office at 201.18
West Central Avenue. Blountstown. Florida.
which is located In Calhoun county. Any
person wishing to comment on this application
may file his or her comments., in writing, with
the regional director of the Federal .Deposit
Insurance Corporation at the appropriate FD1C
office located at 10 Tenth Street, N.E., Suite
800. Atlanta. C.,:...i.. 30309, not later than
June 10. 2005. il... nonconfidentlal portions
of the application are on file at the appropriate
'FDIC office and are available' for public
Inspection during regular business hours.
Photocopies of the nonconfidentala portion of
the, application file will be made available upon
May 25, 2005
Thomco Contracting: 3368,967.00
SILAS GREEN ROAD
Carter's Contracting: $249,084.50
North Florida Construction:
After discussion, Mr. O'Bryan recom-
mended to the Board to reject the Thomco
bid because they failed to prepare a bid
schedule. A motion was made by
Commissioner Hunt, seconded by
.Commissioner Pickron and carried to
reject the Thomco bid.
Mr. O'Bryan recommended to the
Board to award the bids to the low bidder,
North Florida Construction contingent
upon review by Mr. O'Bryan and the
County Engineer. After discussion, a
motion was made by Commissioner Hunt,
seconded by Commissioner Pickron and
carried to award low bid to North Florida
Construction, contingent upon review by
Mr. O'Bryan and the County Engineer.
TIM JENKS, MAINTENANCE DEPART-
Mr, Jenks updated the Board on the
activities in the Maintenance Department.
Mr. Jenks stated that the concrete was
poured at Cooper Park and a new air con-
ditioning unit was put in at the Kinard
BILL ADKINS, ROAD DEPARTMENT
Mr. Adkins presented to the Board a
memorandum requesting an increase of
$30.00 per pay period for gas allowance
for the Grader Operators at the Road
Department. After discussion, a motion
was made by Commissioner Hunt, sec-
onded by Commissioner Hall and carried
to approve the above request subject to
DON A. O'BRYAN, EMERGENCY MAN-
Mr. O'Bryan presented to the Board for
approval and execution a contract extend-
ing the NRCS Watershed Project to
,September 5, 2005. After discussion, a
motion was made by Commissioner Hunt,
seconded by Commissioner Hall and car-
ried to approve the extension of the
NRCS Watershed Project to September
Mr. O'Bryan presented to the Board for
approval and execution a contract change
order from C. W. Roberts Contracting
Services, Inc. for a 180 day time exten-
sion on County Road 274 Widening
Project -CTST. After discussion, a motion
was made by Commissioner.Pickron, sec-
onded by Commissioner Hunt and carried
to approve the County Road 274
Widening Project -CTST contract exten-
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19320 SR 20 West, Blountstown, FL 32424
Heating, Air Conditioning & Insulation
Serving This Area For 21 Vrow.
FLll Time Office and Soles DipaortMrent
211 Depot Ave. Blountstown, Fla.
Well Drilling Ig
Mike Purvis. Owner
SALES & REPAIRS
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Monday -Thursday (9:00-3:00)
Friday & Saturday (9:00-12:00)
Before and After Church Services
19359 SR 71 North Blountstown, FL 32424 850-674-5747
WE CAN REPAIR MOST ANY LAWN MOWER
-e. former owner of Nissley's Garden Center
16609 SE Pear Street Blountstown, FL
Williams Home Improvements
Serving Calhoun County Since 1990
"No Job Too Big or Small" NO MONEY
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CONCRETE WORK FRONT
LANDSCAPING PAY UPON "
PRESSURE CLEANING COMPLETION
CERAMIC TILE HONEST DEPENDABLE
SEAMLESS GUTTERS FREE ESTIMATES
sion to C. W. Roberts Contracting
Mr. O'Byan presented to the Board for
approval and execution 6 applications for
the FEMA 404 Hazard Mitigation Grant
Program as follows:
1. Tupelo Avenue Drainage Retrofit
2. New Library
3. Senior Citizens Center
4. Agriculture Building
5. Old Library
6. Nettle Ridge Fire Department
After discussion, a motion was made
by Commissioner'Hunt, seconded by
Commissioner Hall and carried to
approve and execute the above applica-
Mr. O'Bryan presented to the Board a
request for annual leave for June 20,
2005.through July 1, 2005.- A motion was
made by Commissioner Pickron, second-
ed by Commissioner Hunt and carried to
approve the above request.
MIKE WILLIS, DRAINAGE
Mr. Willis discussed with the Board
drainage problems on his property.
Commissioner Pickron stated that Mr.
Willis went to the Building Department for
a permit for a pipe installation. He asked
the Road Superintendent to install the
pipe. Mr. Adkins told him that
Commissioner Pickron advised him not to
install the pipe because the.Board is plan-
ning to redirect a portion of the water flow
from his property.
Mr. O'Bryan stated that the Boards
voted to issue driveway permits to,
landowners for access from a public road'
easement. The County does not have an4
easement to get to the ditch on his'prop-4
erty. Mr. O'Bryan stated that a boundary
survey has been order on the drainage,
easement. Mr. O'Bryan stated that Mr,
Willis 'needed a permit from the.
Department of Environmental Protection'
(DEP) to place a pipe in the drainage-
ditch. Mr. Willis stated that he would have..
to contact an attorney to help solve the:
problem. Chairman Grant told Mr. Willis to-
do what he had to do.
PATTI WOOD TRI-STATE OFF ROAD
Ms. Wood introduced her father,
Ronald Wood to the Board and he pre-
sented and read a letter (see attached) in
reference to Tri-State Off Road Park Hwy..
73 South, Frink, Florida; Failure to comply:
with development order.
Ms. Wood stated that Commissioner.
Hunt and Commissioner Hall came to her
house to monitor the sound at the track.
She stated that the results exceeded 130.,
decimals. Commissioner Hunt stated that-
there were some sounds over the deci-
mal. He stated that.there are other loud,
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LEGAL NOTI CES
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invites you to join a
and enthusiastic team
$2000 Sign-on Bonus.
3-11, 11-7, and Baylor
Contact Angela Hewett or
Jennifer Alday at
for more information
has an immediate
opening for a
in the Altha &
--- lease call
the hours of 8-5
4/27, 5/4, 5/11, 5/18, 5/25
has a position open for
The quall.ied appii ari wiII ov~erse,
the daily functions of the laundry
and housekeeping departments.
They must be able to multi-task,
have excellent organizational and
supervisory skills, be a team player
and work well with others.
Experience preferred, but not ,
Applicants should apply
in person at
17884 NE Crozier Street
REGULAR OR SELF INKING
he T ount Record
DRIVER TRAINEES NEEDED NOW!
No experience required. Covenant
Transport has immediate openings for
entry-level semi drivers. Our avg Drivers
earn more than $36K first year. Regional
drivers get home every week or weekly. 15
day CDL.Training now available in your
area. For a solid new career, call Today
WANTED: Skilled Carpenter's &
Helpers. Must have own tools and good
transportation. Call Randy at 674-3678.
The Calhoun County Sheriffs
Office is currently accepting
applications for a full-time male
correctional officer. Must be
certified or presently attending
Correctional Officer Academy.
Must be able to work all shifts,
weekends and holidays.
Please contact Lieutenant
William Coburn at the Calhoun
County Jail at 850-674-5049'
Monday Friday until 4 p.m.
May 18. 25. 2005
Pick Up Application at
16690 SW Chipola Road,
Drivers with C.D.L.
Class A or B
Must be Insurable
Please Apply at:
15888 SW Silas Green Road
Please Call Billy Rogers
With Any Questions at
AUTO* HOME -LIFE
For A Friendlv Quote Call
603 N. Main St., Blountstown,' FL
Moving sale: queen size bedroom suite,
side-by-side refrigerator, single captains
bed, set of bunk beds. Call 674-7731.
Furnish 3-1/2 ton self contained A/C
and furnish (Gas Pack), $150.00. Call
674-6172 after 5:00 p.m.
Happy Jack Kennel Dip II: treats fleas,
ticks, mange, stop scratching &
gnawing without steroids. Contains
NO solvent. Biodegradable! ALTHA
FARMERS COOP, 762-8749.
Above ground pool, 18', 52" high, $500.
Refrigerator, 18 cu. ft., with ice maker,
like new, used only 3 months. $250 firm.
China cabinet, nice, all wood, $425.
Lift up chair, electric, like new. Call
Soloflex, with bands and adjustable
bench, asking $100. Call 643-2398.
Items for sale Black DeiaI auilar wiir,
gray quick-release Fort Bryan strap,
including a p.a3dd3 .-asi and beginner book.
It is perfect for a beginner and is in good
condition, $110. OBO.; beautiful homemade
yellow-blue floral pre-civil war gown, size
10, it just needs a crinoline, $50. OBO.; a
brand new Hallmark scrapbook album, $8.;
Introduction to electric guitar DVD, by Bert
Casey, $5.; 1984 John Starnes record, in
wonderful ,..,.J i[i.:., ;S Call 762-2528.
5 PC BEDROOM SET New in boxes.
Headboard, frame, dresser, mirror,
nightstand, $475. Call 850-425-8374.
** ** ** *****
Mattress Set, NEW KING Pillow Top
Mattress and Base in sealed plastic, factory
warranty, $275. 850-545-7112.
BED $275, Solid wood cherry sleigh
bed. New, still boxed. 850-222-2113.
QUEEN PILLOW TOP mattress set.
New in plastic with warranty. Sacrifice
Brand new Micro Fiber Sofa. Hardwood
frame, lifetime warranty. Must sell, $275.
New Bedroom: 7 piece sleigh bed set,
$775. In storage, unopened boxes, can
YARD SALE I
Garage sale, May 21, 8:00 am 12:00 pm
at 20048 SW Sherry Ave., Blountstown.
Yard sale Sat., 9:00 a.m. 4:00 p.m., 11th
St., at David Yoder's Trailer Park, lot #4.
Garage sale, multi-family, Sat., 8:00 until,
comer of Folsom and Main.
Garage sale, Sat., 9:00 1:00 at 15388
NW J.W. Rackley Rd., Altha. Misc. items,
computer stuff, video games, collections,
lots of stuff.
Inside yard sale, 3 families. Starting
Friday. Old furniture and antiques,
household items, 3 miles north of
Blountstown at corner of hwy. 71 &
Magnolia Church Rd.
Yard sale at J.T.'s Restaurant, hwy. 71. S;
Sat., 7:00 a.m. Too many items to list.
Reasonable Rates Free Estimates
Call Chris Nissley
674-8081 or Cell: 643-8561
Mack Lawn Service & Pressure
Washing Etc. Call Hm., 762-9209; Cell.
- 850-209-5792; or cell: 850-209-7574,
Neal McDaniel (son).
Land, 1 acre, $6,000. Call 674-4076.
CARS & TRUCKS
Autos: 1995 Honda Accord, $4500;. 1988
Honda Prelude, $700. Call 674-1786 or
Mazda Miyata, black, convertible, tinted
windows, automatic in the floor, CD player/
radio, A/C, electric windows, black leather
seats, excellent condition. Needs new
owner. Call Lucretia Porter at 762-8915,
leave a message.
Mercury Cougar, 1989, 302, blue, good
interior, PS, PW, tilt wheel, nice paint job,
great condition, needs new fuel pump.
Asking $500 OBO. Call 674-8828.
4 0 Q f
1,2, & 3 Bedroom -
"The Best Place to Live"
ton Creek Apartme
16978 NW Mayo Street
Equal Housing Opportunity
Free puppies, 3 white puppies each with.
black eye, 7-8 weeks old. 'Free to'a good'
home. Call 674-5150.
Puppies, Rotweiler mixed. Free to a
good home. Call 674-3895 or 643-7598.
BOATS & MOTORS
Boat, motor, & trailer: 16' Ranger Bass
Boat, with 62" beam, side console, front and
rear deck, rod box, aerated live wells, bilge
pump (auto), running lights, remote control
search light, fold down seats with umbrella
holders and umbrellas, pole holders, S/S
anchor mates, 18 gal. Tempo fuel tanks,
battery, new carpet Envinrude trolling
motor (foot control), paddles, poles, etc.,
2001 Mercury motor, 75 HP ELPTO, 3
blades S/S prop motor cover; Wonder State
trailer with jack spare tire and bracket.
Ready to fish, $5,000 OBO. Call Lucretia
Porter at 762-8915, leave message. Boat is
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Seeking: a house not a trailer, 3 or 4
bdr., anywhere in Calhoun County. Looking
to rent or rent to own, need ASAP. If you
know of one or have one yourself contact
me at 850-674-1094.
M&W Self Storage
7 Days A Week Service
PETS FOR SALE
Male Chihuahua, 2 yrs. old. Needs a
place with a yard. $25. Call 674-8652.
Puppies, American pit bull, $400 ea.
* *** ** ****
LOST & FOUND
Lost dog, Miniature Pinscher, near
Calhoun-Liberty Hospital, answers to
Jake. Call 674-3756.
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Mobile home for sale, 1996 Fleetwood,
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19204 NW State Rd. 12, Bristol, FL 32321
Broker: Jack (Hal) Summers, JR.
Licensed Agent: Holli Revell
After Hours: 850-445-0828
* Reduced $10,000! Commercial Property Located on Hwy 65 in Hosford,
includes two commercial buildings, is currently leased by Whitney's Seafood II.
*Just Listed! 3/2, 1519 sq. ft., 1.31 Acres with Black Creek running along back
of property. Located off of SR 65 in Sumatra. LISTED FOR $150,000.
*Pack Your Fishing Gear! .25 acres only blocks away from Estifanulga boat
landing. Perfect spot for mobile home or house!
LISTED FOR $8,600.
*Commercial Lot! .43 acres; 75x250 lot. Perfect spot for a commercial building
or franchise restaurant! LISTED FOR $53,000.
*Come Home to the Country! 2 bd, 2 bath, 1008 sq. ft. on 15.563 acres with
Telogia Creek running along back of property. Located off of Old Bristol Rd. (CR
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WE NEED 800 1,000 ACRES OF VACANT PASTURE LAND IN CALHOUN,
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UP TO $2500 PER ACRE IF YOU ARE WANTING TO SELL YOUR LAND OR
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roles and responsibilities of the first
responders at the emergency scene.
Clerk Attaway asked for permission for
the Chairman to sign the original docu-
ment when it is receive from EMS. After
discussion, a motion was made by
Pickron, seconded by Commissioner
Hunt and carried to approve and execute
the Memorandum of Understanding with
Emergystat and for Chairman Grant to
execute all documents.
Clerk Attaway stated that Logan
Barbee with the County Extension Office
will hb hnldinn a meeting on
CLERK ATTAWAY Parliamentary Procedure May 10, 2005 at
Clerk Attaway stated that the Board 6:30 P.M. in the Agriculture Building.
Jleld a Public Hearing on the redistricting Clerk Attaway reminded the Board that
of districts one and three. She stated that Blountstown graduation will be held May
a motion should be made to approve the 17, 2005, the next Board Meeting date.
change. After discussion, a motion was The Board decided to change the
made by Commissioner Hall, seconded Planning Commission meeting from 4:00
by Commissioner Hunt and carried to P.M. to 2:00 P.M. and the County
approve the redistricting in districts one Commission Meeting from 5:0u P.M. to
and three. 3:00 P.M.
S Clerk Attaway presented to the Board
for approval and execution a Resolution Clerk Attaway stated that Tim Jenks
]or the Tax Collector to waive the approval had asked that Dale Pate's position be
pf her budget with the Florida Department reclassified as Assistant Supervisor. She
of Revenue and will submit to the Board of stated that Dale had wqrk for the County
county Commissioners a tentative budget thirty years and was .il1n,.:ik pr forming
for her respective office for the ensuing many tasks that would ",r' ' i litio. After,
fiscal year. After discussion, a motion was discussion, a rn.iy.'.r was made by
'made by Commissioner Pickron, second- Commissioner Wise, seconded by
ed by Commissioner Hunt and carried to Commissioner Pickron and carried to
approve and execute said Resolution. approve this reclassification.
Clerk Attaway presented to the Board Commissioner Hunt voted no.
for approval and execution a Clerk Attaway uipdo.rled the Board on
Memorandum of Understanding between the Driver License Ofiie returning to'
the Calhoun County Fire Department and Calhoun County. She stated that she was
Emergystat Ambulance. This memoran- trying to find a way to bring the Drivers
dum is to establish dispatch protocols. License back to Calhoun County.
:New Hope School reunion set
The 13th annual reunion of For more information contact,
those who attended New Hope Max Thomas at.(850) 956-2714,
School in North Holmes County, 1300 Carlis Ln., Westville, FL
FL, is Saturday, May 28, begin- 32464, Posey Vaughan, 956-
ning at 10:00 a.m., at the 2502, 1463 Vaughan Dead River
Masonic Hall on the old school Rd., Westville, FL 32464,. or Pearl
lite, south of Highway 2 on 179A, Thompson, 956-4537, 1284 Hwy.
the Geneva-Westville road. 163, Westville,;FL 32464.
Thousands of students, many ,
of whom live on the Florida- I
klabama-Georgia tri-state area,
attended New Hope School which REGULAR OR SELF INKING
caught students from the 1890s FAST DELIVERY
lo 1963. A covered dish lun- 0hc ount Rtord |
3cheon will be held at noon.
CALHOUN COUNTY 2004
Notice: All personal property iaxes are drawing interest at the
rate of 18% (percent) per year and unless the delinquent taxes
are paid, warrants will be issued thereon pursuant to s.197.413
and the tax collector will apply to the circuit court for an order
directing levy upon seizure of their personal property of the
taxpayer for the unpaid taxes.
Tax Collector, Calhoun County
Property Taxpayer. Tax Asmt.
Number Name &Fees
00014-000 "- Lee Charlie 430.28
00640-000...................Automatic Laundry & Machine Co.................37.00
00843-000......................B & L Shelton Land Clearing .636.28
00905-000 Jayjos Inc. 430.28
0093-000 ... ...... Barbee Mark.... 172.77
01240-000 .. .. ..Benchmark Apartments. ..... .. .31 04
1300-000 ... Booe Automotive Group, Inc ....1 14365
01526-000.. ...........Blounistown Produce .. ........ 29 18
01726-000 .. ... .... Boyd Cary ..... ... .. .. 26.58
01887-000....... ... .... .. AGFA Corporation... ... .. .877 21
02280-0C0 ... Calhoun Puolishing Co Inc........ 205 40
02585-000 Chapman's Grocery. ..... ..... 18 79
02690-000 .... .. ... .. .... Chipla Manor, LTD 345.25
02710-000 ......... ... ..Chris Country Sloie ........ .. .. 272 34
02785-f000i.... ......... .....Clarksville General Store........ 191.85
02794-000 Classic Cleaners, Inc. 851.24
02850-000 Coastal Foam, Inc. 782.60
02860-000 Cobb Glennwood D. DMD 290.02
02862-000 Coin Laundry & Dry Cleaners 289.72
02950-000 Willis Insurance Agency, Inc. 56.68
03065-000 .......... ........... .Creamer Diesel Service.:...... .. 52 60
03325-000...... Daniels Ken..... 590 79
03535-000. .......... ... Dees Scott .... 275.77
03698-000..... ... Edenfleld Greg Logging .. .... 1.031.12
03990-000.. .. ..... .Eubanks Insurance Agency 10 46
04625-000 Georgia Timberlands .....23.60
04774-000 ...... ... GOCO Acquisition Corp ... ... 1.465 99
04775-000 .... .GOCO Acquisition Corp #802 ... 1.392 1
04776-000 ... GOCO Acquisition #806 .. 1 81 36
04800-000:.2.............................Grant Willie Truman 1.034 55
05945000 .. J & N Sportsworld 2 224.27
05990-000................... Jerkins Roger Roofing..... ................... 14.83
06700-000 .....Lee's Monuments ..106.13
06877-000 Golden Eagle Leasing, Inc....................23.37-
06895-000........ M & D Drywall ..77.95
07355-000...... McClendon Auto Repair 222.10
07510-000..........................Meadow Gold Dairies, Inc.' 121.76
07755-000...........................N & L MachineWorks 159.04
08209-000..............................Clarksville Timber, Inc.. 415.69
08651-000 Pinnacle Rehabilitation of FL 49.30
08827-000.. Powell Sandra 56.38
09015-000 Rackley Rudolph, Rudolph, Jr, &...................44.02
09407-000.......... ....Scandy-White Boats, Inc. 273.20
09675-000 Shelton's Store.. 214.46
09805-000..... Silcox Hydraulic Repair... 112.69
10475-000........... ....Stone, J.O 147.02"
10890-000.............................Town & Country Realty 10.46
11080-000 .Connelly's Florist & Gifts .57.24
11115-000 McDevih. Katarine..... 557.14
11240-000 .. SG Online Enltertainment System.,..............104.46
11241-000...................SG Online Ehtertainment System .. 21 23,
112-12-000 .Vincent Terry. 506.49.,
11300-000.. Walden Timber Harvest 1,288:63
11370-000 Walley Debra & Terry 56.38
11730-000......................Whaley Heating, Air Conditioning.............. 270.40
12355-000 .... ..Yon Arnold 344.44
15654-000................ .......Foxworth Enterprises, Inc 2, 131.86
17881-000......... Fayez Gas Mart, Inc. 201.74
20071-000 ............................. Preferred Capital, Inc. 95.61
25211-000. Tri-State Roadway Specialties.:...;.............2,467.77
25362-000 Live Oak Production Group, Inc....................735.68
45269-000. ........T&W Leasing 125.24
54651 -000....................... Hayes & Sons Well Drilling 172.77
55440-000.................................. Spacenet, Inc. 22.68
64575-000 Big River Construction, Inc. 2,414.81
65410-000...................... Whit's Automotive .. 172.77
65420-000 .......... ...... Mallory Towing 9.69
75243-000..............:.Lehman Commercial Paper. 137.02
98721-000..........................Advance Acceptance Corp.......................141.12
:sounds in the County that would be high-
er than 80 decimals.
SAttorney Fuqua stated that he spoke
:with Tony Arrant, Consultant who stated
:that to amend. the agreement with Tri-
,State Mr. Godwin would have to go before
.the Planning Commission. Commissioner
Wise asked if a formal complaint had
been made to the Building Department.
The Board stated that the complaint
should be filed with the Planning
Commission. The Woods asked the
Board to hire someone to conduct moni-
toring of the sound at the track.
Dear Gadsden, Liberty & Calhoun
Two years ago I obtained my Florida
Dealer's License due to the frustration of
shopping for a used car. The following three
things made car shopping a big headache
*Haggling for the best price
*Having to come up with $2000 to $3000
for a down payment, taxes, title and tag
*Paying someone a $5000 $6000 profit
on a $10.000 automobile.
Here's what we've done at Direct Automo-
*All vehicles are priced at the "Loan
Value", which is the price credit unions and
banks will loan you on this vehicle.
*We require NO DOWN PAYMENT on any
of our vehicles. We can even help with your
taxes and tag most of the time.
0 Down '02 Ford Ranger
$251/mo Edge! X Cab, Low Miles!
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0 Down '01 Chevy Silverado 0 Down 99 Cadillac Escalade
$439/mo .Crew Cab!, $369/mo It's "All Cadillac!"
0 Down '02 Mitsubishi
289/mo Diamanre...Like New!
0 Down '01 Lincoln LS
365/mo V8, Personal Luxury!
0 Down '01 Jeep Wrangler 0 Down '04 Volvo S40 Turbo
'288/mo V6! Fun,Fun, Fun! i365/mo 25,000 miles, Like Newl
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0 Down '01 Honda Accord EX 0 Down '01 Suburban LT 0 Down '04 Chevy Monte Carlo LS
$327/mo 4 door. V6. Low Miles! 399/mo Leather! Sunroof! $268/mo Sporty!
*At LOAN VALUE, we make a small profit
and you get a great deal!
The best part is we have family on the lot,
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If you don't see the car of your dreams in
this ad, call us. We'll get you pre-approved.
tell you what it will cost and buy it for you.
We appreciate you're supporting us. Come
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We sellallf our cars at
loan value so you don't
need a down payment!
Saslow as 4.25%
0 Down '02 Mazda B3000
s249/mo V6 dual Sport, Low Miles!
'02 Silverado 1500
0 Down '02 Escalade
$579/mo An extraordinary SUV!
0 Down '99 Infiniti QX4
5269/mo Sunroof, Leatherl
O Down '01 Honda Odyssey 0 Down '02 Honda Accord 0 Down '00 Mustang GT Convertible 0 Down '01 Chevy S-10
$307/mo All Honda Minivan! $307/mo 21,000 mi.! $288/mo One of a kind! $210/mo Extended Cab!
Direct Automotive Wholesale
403 W. Jefferson (Hwy 90) 3 Blocks West of Square in Quincy, Next to Dollar General Open Mon-Thurs 9 a.m.-8 p.m.; Friday 9-7; Sat. 9 -6 p.m. Closed.Sundays
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All Payments illustrated with Zero Down, 6% interest, 60 months, With Approved Credit
The minutes of April 19, 2005 were "- S .. .
approved as presented. o"": de
HARRY HAGAN, GREENWAY,
the possibility of the County furnishing "
approximately 100 loads of dirt to fill in low '-'
spots on the walking trail. After discus- 14
sion, a motion was made by t "
Commissioner Wise, seconded by
Commissioner Pickron and carried to fur-
nish the dirt for the walking trail.
COMMISSIONER HUNT -
Commissioner Hunt stated that the'
ceiling was falling down in the Nettle
After discussion, it was consensus of the
Board for Mr. Jenks to repair the ceiling.
Commissioner Wise asked Attorney
Fuqua if there were any restrictions on the
Lee Hill Road. Attorney Fuqua stated no.
Commissioner Wise made a motion to
approve a boundary line agreement for
the property owners. Motion dies from .
lack of a second.
Commissioner Wise stated that he
would like for the citizens of Calhoun "..
County to understand his position on the
Jehue Landinq He stated that,
Ccimn-issi'rner Pickrron brought before the
Board a lease agreement that was not
approved. He stated that if the Leonard's.l
win the lawsuit the County will lose the a ig w in s sc o
Boat Ramp at Jehue Landing. Ty Paige, a student in Michele Futch's class at Blountstown Middle School, is a winner in the Florida Education
BoThere being no further assistance, the Association Read to Scoot Reading Challenge. Paige was chosen from among thousands of students statewide who
ATTEST: participated in thle reading challenge. Paige received a Saturn Razor Scooter and helmet and Futch was awarded a
RUTH W. ATTAWAY, CLERK $100 Staples gift certificate. Paige is shown above holding his certificate while being congratulated by classmates
TRUMAN GRANT, CHAIRMAN (from left) Brittany Long, Joey Long, Christy'Andrews, Stanley Andrews, Stephan Jones, and Dakota Bright.