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Title: The County record
Uniform Title: County record
County record (Blountstown, Fla.)
Physical Description: Newspaper
Language: English
Creator: County record
Publisher: Wallace B. Finlay
Place of Publication: Blountstown Fla
Publication Date: May 9, 2007
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Subject: Newspapers -- Blountstown (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Calhoun County (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
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Spatial Coverage: United States -- Florida -- Calhoun -- Blountstown
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WEDNESDAY, MAY 9, 2007 U 100th Year, No. 36 E BLOUNTSTOWN, FLORIDA 32424 0 50 CENTS (Including Tax)


RELAY FOR UFE


SCHOOLS


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eighth


graders


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FCAT
From the Panhandle Area
Educational Consortium
The Florida
Department of
Education's recently
released FCAT writing
scores for the fourth,
eighth, and tenth grade
students .showed that
1000',, of Calhoun
County's Carr School 8th-
graders scored 3.5 or
above on the FCAT writing
assessment.
The wriUntr portion of
FCAT is scored on a scale
of 1.0 to 6.0 with 6.0
being the highest.
In Calhoun County,
Superintendent Mary Sue
Neves commented: "Carr
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Top students named


BY KELLI PEACOCK
News Editor
Calhoun County graduation cere-
monies are scheduled for next week
and five students will be leading their
classes down that aisle as they receive
their diplomas.
At Blountstown High School,
Lauren Wood has been named vale-
dictorian for the Class of 2007. The
daughter of Joe and Tracy Wood,
Lauren's honors include being named
a Wendy's High School Heisman
Nominee, winning first place in geom-
etry at the Chipola Math Olympiad as
a sophomore, and capturing first
place in business math at the district
FBLA competition, also as a tenth
grader.
Lauren has been active in Lady
Tiger sports including volleyball, bas-
ketball, and softball. She is a volley-
ball state semi-finalist and earned a
Big Bend honorable mention for the
past three years. Her other activities
include Student Government
Association, Teen Trendsetters,
Fellowship of Christian Athletes, and


Future Business Leaders of America.
Lauren is also a member of First
Baptist Church of Blountstown
Her favorite subject in school is
math and Lauren says all her teachers
have made an impact on her. "I liked
all of my teachers because they all
taught me very valuable lessons," she
points out.
As she strived to reach this aca-
demic goal, Lauren says her greatest
inspiration has come from her mom
and dad. "My parents have inspired
me the most," she remarks. 'They
have always supported me in every-
thing that I have done and they have
always encouraged me to do my best."
Lauren's future plans include
attending Florida State University for
two years, then transferring to the
University of Florida to pursue a
career in pharmacy.
Tabinda Syed holds the honor of
BHS salutatorian. The daughter of
Rahat Husain and Amna Khatoon,
Tabinda has been very active at BHS
where she has served as FBLA presi-
dent and secretary, SGA president,
junior class president, and a member


of Tigers International, National
Honor Society, and the School
Advisory Council. She is also a Teen
Trendsetter reading mentor and pro-
duced the senior slideshow this year,
along with numerous multimedia pre-
sentations for other events.
Among Tabinda's honors are the
Woodmen of the World Award, "The
Power of One" Award, and the 100+
WPM Star Typist Award in her fresh-
man year. FBLA district contest hon-
ors include first place in word pro-
cessing and third in public speaking.
She went on to place sixth in the state
in word processing documents. In
addition, Tabinda took first place in
the Chipola writing competition and
honorable mention in grammar. She
was also part of the first place geome-
try ciphering team at the Chipola
Math Olympiad.
Tabinda enjoys many subjects, but
puts English at the top of the list
because of her love for writing. "Words
are powerful and it is through our
words that we are able to help and
See TOP STUDENTS, page 11


BES third

grader

bitten by

Copperhead
BY KELLI PEACOCK
News Editor
Trudie Alford, a third
grader at Blountstown
Elementary School, is recov-
ering after being bitten by a
Copperhead
snake on
c a mup u e
Friday.
School offi-
cials say
eight-year-
old Alford
and her class
were at P.E.
when she
stepped on
the snake. TRUDIE ALFORD
"There
were leaves and apparently
[the snake] was just camou-
flaged up under there," says
BES Principal Vicki Davis.
Trudie's mother, Juanita
Alford, says the snake was
very aggressive. "I think
[Trudie] got in her space,"
Juanita remarks. "The snake
had eight eggs with her. She
bit her twice on her ankle. It
stung her real light at first
and she looked down, then
she got her again. The snake
went for a third time and she
jumped and started scream-
ing."
Principal Davis says one
of the P.E. coaches killed the
snake so they were able to
identify it for medical offi-
cials. BES Vice Principal
Debbie Williams and secre-
tary Rosemary Swilley drove
Alford to Calhoun-Liberty
Hospital and she was airlift-
ed to Tallahassee Memorial.
"They had to put five
doses of antivenin in her at
$25,000 a dose," Juanita
notes, adding, "I told them I
didn't care if it was a million,
put it in her."
Trudie was released from
the hospital on Sunday and
is recovering at home.
"She's doing great, she's
still got a lot of pain in her
leg. She's going to probably
have a little tissue damage,
and she's on crutches now,
but she's a lot better.. It could
have been totally different,"
says Juanita, who credits
BES school officials and the
local hospital for saving her
child's life. "The fast
response by the school and
Calhoutin-Liberty Hospital
are what saved her life. If
Calhoun County School had-
n't gotten her there, and the
hospital hadn't done what
they did, she probably would
ndt have made it. I'm just
thankful. That's my life,
she's everything to me."



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The County Record, May 9, 2007, Page 2


SCENES FROM THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY AMERICAN CANCER SOCIETY RELAY FOR LIFE


"ALL NIGHT AT THE MOVIES"j


STARRING A HOPE FOR A CURE


The Calhoun Liberty Relay for
Life held over the weekend at
Sam Atkins Park was the best ever
with $40,000 raised in the fight
...' against cancer. According to
Kate Hester, who chaired this
Year's event, "It exceeded all of
,, our expectations." Teams sur-
passed their fundraising goal by
$5000. The party got underway.
..... Friday night with 17 teams partic-
Sipating. Each team had at least
one member on the track
% throughout the 18 hour event.,
Over 70 survivors registered with J'
"V 62 participating. Watch for more
details on the Relay, including
winning teams, in next week's
Owl issue. The event wrap-pp party
will be on Saturday, May 19, at V
the WT Neal Civic Center in
Blountstown at 6 p.m. CT. Team
plaques, pictures, and awards will
be distributed. Teams are asked
to come out for pizza, soda, and
fun. Family and friends who ,
: ."helped out at Relay are invited.


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News & Events from the

Calhoun County Chamber of Commerce

20816 Central Ave. East, Suite 2 Blountstown, Florida 32424
(850)674-4519 FAX: (850)674-4962


BY MARTI VICKERY
Operations Manager


Appreciation For What We
Have
It only takes a moment for
something or someone to
drastically change your life.
Have you been watching the
news? From each story of
devastation, a heroic and
positive person or group of
people rose to the occasion,
trying to make a difference.
Too often, we see the negative
or are tempted to thro our
hands up in despair or dis-
couragement. What we say
and do can leave an impact.
How we react to situations of
life influences our children
and our community. Do we
wish to leave a positive or
negative impression?
I am thankful for what we
have, where we live. Yes, we
are examining our future.
How do we improve? Can we
keep our heritage alive? What
will be our legacy? The time
is now for us to decide and to
focus on our strengths while
improving areas that may be
weak.

Session 4 of the Rural
Catalyst Mega Site Project
meetings
The next session meeting
is set for Thursday, May 10,
from 8:30 4:30 EST in
Bristol at the Veteran's
Memorial Civic Center. If you
need additional details, con-
tact me at the Calhoun
County Chamber.

Mark Your Calendars
Tuesday, May 15th Our
Retailer "& Small Business
Workshop, will be held at our
Calhoun County Chamber
member meeting at noon at
the Calhoun County Senior
Citizens Association. Special
guest, Stephen Whitt from
the Small Business
Development Center in Bay
County will facilitate this
workshop. Lunch is $7.50
and you may plan on an
excellent meal! ,-
Thanks to Marilyn Russell
and her staff...
Please RSVP for seating, to
the Calhoun County
Chamber office at 674-4519
by May 11.

Rural Economic
Development Summit
This, year's economic
development and tourism
summit will be held in


' .
Calhoun County Chamber Operations Manager Marti Vickery
recently attended a VISIT FLORIDA workshop ifor operating and
marketing nature based tourism businesses. The workshop was
held at the St. Andrews State Park Training Center in Panama City.
Pictured are (from left) Kerri Post with VISIT FLORIDA, Marti Vickery,
Carlene Barrett with the Florida State Parks Tallahassee office,
and Shelley Yancey, with St. Andrews Florida State Park.


Marianna, May 21 and 22.
Several dynamic speakers
are scheduled, including
Calhoun County's own Elam
Stoltzfus.
We look forward to a fruit-
ful summit and to bringing
back a wealth of information
to share with our communi-
ty. For businesses that have
already graciously agreed to
donate items for the atten-
dees, please contact me to set
a time for' delivery of said
items. Call without delay at
674-4519.

Join, us and make a differ-
ence!!
The Calhoun County
chamber of Commerce offers
several unique memberships,
including opportunities for
individuals to join. Call the
office at 674-4519 for details
or stop by for an application,
Monday Friday from 7:30
am 4:00 pm CST.

Welcome Our Newest
Member
Steve Bailey Welcome
back, Steve, and thank you
for your individual member-
ship and support.

Main Street Blountstown
Meetings
May 21 at noon at Wisteria
Caf6 on Charlie Johns St.
RSVP required!
June 4 at 5:30 pm at
Wisteria Cafe on Charlie
Johns St RSVP required!
Questions? Call Angie at
674-9191 or the Calhoun
County Chamber at 674-
4519.


Study birds at the Settlement


An introduction to birds of
our area will be presented by
Anna Layton-artist and
nature enthusiast-at the
Panhandle Pioneer
Settlement in Blountstown.
Amble through the pioneer
setting and learn to identify
our fine feathered friends by


sight and song.
Join us on one or all three
Saturday: May 12, May 19,
.or June 2, from 9:00 a.m. to
noon (CT). A $15 fee and pre-
enrollment is required. Space
is limited so call now to
850/674-2777 from 8-12 any
day except Wednesday.


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Local business leaders honored by FFA
Two Calhoun County business leaders were honored Thursday night at the Blountstown High
School Future Farmers of America Banquet..Raymond Russell (left) of the Calhoun County
Farm Bureau and Harry Rogers (right) of Big River Cypress were named honorary FFA members
in appreciation for their support of the BHS chapter of FFA. They are pictured as FFA Officer
Hailey Moravek presents them with their awards.


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Calhoun and Liberty


Want to leave your foot-
prints in history? Heritage
Publishing Consultants, Inc.
will hold' two informational
meeting in both Calhoun and
Liberty counties that are
open to the public about new
grass roots and family histo-
ry books for each community.
A meeting is planned
Wednesday, May 23, at 10
a.m. CDT at the Calhoun
County Public Library, 17731
NE Pear Street, Blountstown.
Another meeting is set for
Wednesday, May 23, at 2:00
p.m. EDT at the Liberty
County Public Library, 537
Highway 12 S, Bristol.
The Heritage of Calhoun
County, Florida and The
Heritage of Liberty County,
Florida will be written by and


Home school


'Duck Daze'festivities will open house
is cancelled
feature Poker run, games Due to unforeseencirci
stances, the Riverhend Hh


The Calhoun County
Senior Citizens Association,
Inc. will sponsor "Duck Daze"
on July 7th. Come out and
enjoy a day of fun and activ-
ities "in the center of
Blountstown" beginning at
10:00 a.m.
Activities will include a
Poker Run, games and enter-
tainment at 11:00 a.m. and
the Duck Race at 2:00 p.m.
with a 50/50 drawing at the
end of the day. Other activi-
ties will be: a sack race, a hot
dog and watermelon eating
contest, tug of war, three
legged race, and other games
(based on "Sadie Hawkins"
theme). We'll have a Dunkin
Booth ( 3 balls for $1), with
all your favorite people, a
Sliding Moon Walk ($1 entry),
Face Painting for $1., and
other fun things to do.
The Duck Race is where
'ducks can be purchased for
$5.00 and floated down Lake
Hilda and prizes will be
awarded in the order the
"Ducks cross the finish line."


You will want to line the
banks and cheer your duck
on! There will be a surprise
for the last duck to cross the
finish line. Some of the
prizes are: Portable
Generator, Weber Grill, Boat
Trailer Jack, 50 Gallons of
Gas, $100 Wal Mart card,
$100 worth of groceries at
Piggly Wiggly, Flat Screen TV,
Free Massage, Gift Baskets
and more!
The "Duck Race" will
begin at 2:00 p.m. and you
may purchase your ducks at
the following places: Senior
Center, 16859 NE Cayson
St., Blountstown, Golden's
Pharmacy, or from Board
Members and staff.
A concession stand will be'
open to purchase food items.
Bring your lawn chairs to
enjoy the entertainment and
the announcement of win-
ners.
All proceeds from this
event will go to Calhoun
County Senior Citizens for
matching grant funds that


help the seniors of Calhoun
County.

Artists Guild

will meet

on May 19
The Artists Guild of
Northwest Florida meets at 9
AM, Saturday, May 19, at the
Jackson County Chamber of
Commerce.
The program will include
discussion and preparation
of Visual Art Exhibit
Applications for Exhibits in
Leon County. The meeting is
open to all interested individ-
uals residing in Northwest
Florida.
For information, call Judy
Brooten at 569-5881.

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Educators Open House
scheduled for Saturday, May
12th has been cancelled. We
are sorry for any inconven-
ience this may cause.
Our members are still
available to help with any
questions you may have
about homeschooling. You
may contact Emily Gillis at
674-4708 for more informa-
tion.

Library Coop

board will

meet May 15
Panhandle Public Library
Cooperative System will hold
their board meeting on May
15th at 6:00 p.m. The meet-
ing will be held at the PPLCS
Office in Marianna.


for the people of each com-
munity.
Heritage of Florida County
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include Bay, Escambia,
Holmes, Jackson, Okaloosa,
Santa Rosa, Walton, and
Washington. Heritage of
Florida County books under-
way include Calhoun, Gulf,


Liberty, Leon, -and Wakulla.
For further information on
these events, contact the
Calhoun Public Library at
850-674-8773, the Liberty
Public Library at 850-643-
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"Mothers rarely get what they deserve because being a mother is
'really hard. For years, my mother has played the leading role and is
due for several Academy Awards. The Bible says train up a child in the
'way that he should go, even when he is old he will not depart from it.
i thank God for my mother being the star player in my game of life and
,never once did she forfeit, Mom, I often wonder, do you remember
things like Hurricane Kate, back in 1985? I was sick with a fever and to
.get me to the doctor you walked in the storm to find me a ride. Or how
*on Easter Sunday you would go out back and hide eggs for us to find,
only to have on the inside, Curt, Matt and Mario peeking through the
blinds. Moreover, you never left us alone, but took us everywhere you
went. And being the mother that you are has provided me with mem-
ories of priceless events, Therefore, like in Hollywood, as I roll out the red
carpet, this is what the host will say: 'Best role of being a mom goes to
Lorene Speights!'"
-Ken Speights, pictured above with his mom, Lorene,
and three brothers, Curt, Matt and Mario


"I have a very long list of
"Mary Lou-isms" that still echo
inside my head, but the one that
speaks the loudest is how impor-
tant she thought it was to 'be
friends with everyone.' I know she
lived what she believed and I try
to live under that same principle.
The most precious compliment I
receive is whenever anyone tells
me, 'You remind me so much of
your mother.' It is then that I know
she taught me well. I miss you,
Mama.",
-Verena Nix, daughter of
Mary Lou Bowman
(pictured at left)


"My mama, commonly known as Miz Naomi, is almost 85. She grew
up poor. in a family of 10 children and had to quit school after the 8th
grade. She wanted to be a nurse, but instead married and raised 8
children. She has devoted herself to her family. She showed us how to
love a husband and she modeled love in her routine homemaking
tasks. Whether it was baking endless batches of homemade bread or
allowing us to have huge "spend the night" parties for rowdy bunches
of giggly girls, Miz Naomi did things with graciousness. She made us feel
secure because she chose a life of love, unselfishness and kindness,
One of her frequent sayings to me was, 'Do all the good you can, in all
the ways you can, to all the people you can, for just as long as you
can.' In spite of her limited formal education, she continued to learn,
study, and read. She loves poetry, the Bible, and classic hymns. She has
remained steadfast in her Mennonite heritage and has nurtured the
lasting beauty of a joyful heart. My favorite smile in' the world is the
crinkly-eyed smile on Miz Naomi's weathered and wrinkled face. My
mama is my role model."
-Esther Stoltzfus, pictured with her mama, Naomi Yoder




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"My mom always took extra special pride in her home and her fam-
ily and it definitely showed. I could hardly wait to get home everyday.
My mom's determination, creativity, humbleness, humor and tender-
loving-care inspire me each and every day. I only pray that I can be
as incredible to my family as mom is to hers. But those are some mighty
powerful shoes to fill." -Kristy Clark Plazarin, daughter of Janet Williams


"My mother and grandmother had a big impact on my life. My
motheralways encouraged me to strive to be my best and, if I fell
short, the outcome would still be a great one. My grandmother gave
me my sense of entertaining, gardening and decorating. When you
had dinner with her you were served on china and linens with an
unforgettable menu. My grandfather would even come to the table in
a shirt and tie. After dinner, sometimes we would clear the table and
play canasta (her table would sit 12 or more). It is wonderful childhood
memories of my mother, grandmother and myself preparing these
evening dinners. I often think of those days when I am preparing a
feast for friends and family. My grandmother has passed, but her mem-
ory continues through my mother and I."
-Angle Hill, pictured with her mom, Theta Lolley


"My mother has passed, but I've always thought of my mother-in-
law as my mother, too. I've learned Just about everything from her.
When I married Robert, she just took me under her wing and taught
me so much. She always included me as a daughter, not a daughter-
in-law. She devoted all of her time to her family and she loved her kids
so much. She even held down three jobs to send Robert to school. I just
enjoy being around her and hope I could be half the mother that she
is. I love you, Memaw!"
-Sharon Turner, daughter-in-law of Edna "Memaw" Turner (pic-
tured on Memaw's 80th birthday are, from left, Dena, Kylie, and
Shelby Turner, Memaw, Robert and Sharon Turner,
Lynn and Robbie Fleck..Bryson now 5 months; was on the way)


"Mother's Day is extra sentimental this year with the passing of my
grandmother, Hattie Segers, last week. She and my mother, Elnita Duke,
taught me so many useful things about life. But, without a doubt, the
most important thing I ever learned from them was how to love my
. children. Receiving and then later giving a mother's love has truly been
one of the greatest blessings of my life.
-Janice Watson, pictured with her mom, Elnita Duke,
and grandmother, Hattie Segers


"My mom is Patty Hayward
and one thing that I have
'learned from her is 'Pray about
everything!"
-Elizabeth Bennett, pictured
with her mom, Patty Hayward


"Over the years, my mother has taught me many wonderful things,
not through word, but by example. Through her devotion to God and
her family, I saw how she worked hard, took care of elderly relatives,
yet never failed to put her children first, My mother has a compassion-
ate heart full of unconditional love for everyone she meets. I thank
you, mom, for teaching me how to love."
-Stephanie Hassig Moravek, pictured'above (third from left), with
her mom, Gail O'Bryan, and sisters Kim Peacock and Wendy Guilford.


"Our mom stood by our dad in all kinds of ventures; she helped him
as they worked side by side. Looking back, that really inspires me. And
her wisdom shone as she simply said, 'Well, it just seems that families
should go to church TOGETHER.'" -Sharon Yoder (back row, far left),
shown with her mom, Ella Mae Detweiler; sisters, Ruth Ann Eberly and
Carolyn'Brock, and. niece, Lynn Brock



"I'd have to say there are two characteristics that both my mom
and mother-in-law possess which I admire greatly. One is their incredi-
ble strength and the other is their never-ending generosity. Growing up
I heard stories from my mom about the horrible experiences she lived
through as a child in Okinawa, Japan, during World War II. My mother-
in-law, who recently had a brain tumor removed and then a stroke, has
demonstrated unimaginable strength. I consider them to be true sur-
vivors. They have always been willing to lend a helping hand (when
physically able) to not only their family, but to friends and strangers as
well, I am grateful to have two wonderful mothers to honor on Mother's
Day -Meiko Huggins Whitfield, daughter of Yoshi Huggins and
daughter-in-law of Olivia Whitfield


"No matter what is happen-
ing in her life, through good times
and bad, my mom carries herself
with faith in God, pride in who she
is, and a smile on her face. She is
a big believer in holding your
head up and asserting yourself in
any situation, One of her favorite
things to say to my sister and me
when we were growing up was,
'Girls, stand up straight and walk
like you know where you're
going...even if you don't.'"
-Kelli Peacock and her mom,
Joyce Peacock, 1969


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"I learned from my mother that you can achieve success by
-never giving up. If you have a dream, make it come true. A
'dream will remain a dream unless you work to make it a reali-
,ty. You are responsible for yourself. I've always respected her for
:being a college graduate because she accomplished this 28
years ago, when I was a young child. When I look back, I'm
.amazed at how my mother managed a full time job and kept
,a clean, organized home without complaining. She made it
'look so easy. You wouldn't ever find a crumb on her floor! To
:sum it all up, I learned that I can be a career woman and
.homemaker at the same time. I can't recall her ever losing her
,temper. She's my #1 supporter and I'm her #1 fan. I find it humor-
ing as I grow older that I'm doing things just like my mother. I'm
:still her little shadow."
-Dara Layfield, pictured on a magazine cover with her
mother, Becky Finn, circa 1975








The County Record, May 9, 2007, Page 6


Scrimmage game Friday, jamboree May 17




Spring football is underway


ABOVE: Pads are popping
at Bowles Field as the
Tigers prepare for their
upcoming spring jam-
boree set for May 17 at
BHS. Get a preview of
what the 2007 season
holds at a scrimmage
game Friday night,

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now in preparation for the
upcoming season. The Tigers
completed their third consec-
utive undefeated regular sea-
son last year and are opti-
mistic about another suc-
cessful season ahead.
Despite losing some key
starters to graduation, a
strong nucleus of skill play-
ers are returning for another
run.
"Our kids have really
worked hard all year in the
weight room. They're looking
forward to next year," coach
Greg Jordan said Monday.
Blountstown will host a
four team jamboree
Thursday, May 17, beginning
at 6:30 p.m. Blountstown
will face Sneads in the first
quarter of action followed by
Marianna and Port St. Joe in
the second quarter.
Marianna will play Sneads in
the third quarter and
Blountstown will face Sneads
in the fourth quarter of
action.
"We've got 50-55 out right
now for spring practice with
really good group of sopho-
mores and juniors and a
large group of eighth graders.
The key to another successful
season will be the develop-
ment of young, inexperienced
linemen. When we open the
season next year, our varsity
will probably be dressing out
our usual 22-25," Jordan
pointed out.
This Friday, May 11, par-
ents and fans will be able to
come out and watch a con-
trolled scrimmage which will
start as soon as warmup
drills are completed around
4:00 to 4:30. Eighth grade
parents' are encouraged to
come out and see their kids


play since they will not be
allowed to compete in the
jamboree.


Some of the returning
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defensive coordinator for the Gators, paid a visit to
Blountstown High School Monday. Coach Strong, shown above
with BHS Coach Greg Jordan, is meeting with high school
coaches as part of spring recruiting. He spoke with Coach
Jordan about Tiger players who may have the potential to
play on the college level for UF.



Sign up today for


Camp Timpoochee


Calling all campers!
Summer is almost here and
it's time to take off for 4-H
Camp Timpoochee!
The Calhoun County 4-H
invites all children ages 8-12'
to sign up for Camp
Timpoochee set for May 28-
June 1 in Niceville. This week
long camp will be filled with
memories of beaches, swim-
ming, and meeting new
friends. Activities include
swimming, shooting sports,
canoeing, fishing, snorkeling,
kayaking, photography,
marine lab, dancing, and gar-
dening.
Get Down and
Dirty... Butterfly Gardening:
Learn about your environ-
ment and the plant world
around you. Try your hand at
gardening and help beautify
the campgrounds by helping
to plant flowers and greenery.
M The Perfect
Catch...Sport Fishing:
Learn about some of your
favorite fish and the best
techniques for catching
them. Practice your casting
and baiting skills. You might
even get a taste of your own
catch.
m Aim High... Shooting
Sports: Learn about range
safety and try your hand at
air rifle and archery. All of
your equipment will be pro-
vided.
Health Rocks!...To Your
Health: Learn about sun
safety, nutrition, fitness, and
other healthy choices. Enjoy
crafts, taste testing, and
hands on activities.
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and Technology: This cre-
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about a variety of cameras,
taking your best pictures,
and scrapbooking. This
group will also assist with the
end of camp slide show.
The camp fee for the week
is $180 which includes all
meals, lodging, transporta-
tion, and supplies. Campers
should bring their own
linens. If you are over 13 and
interested in being a camp
counselor, partial scholar-
ships are available.
Call the University of
Florida/Calhoun County
Extension Office at 674-8323
to sign up for Camp
Timpoochee. Registration
deadline is May 15.

Walking, fitness

club organizing
The Liberty County Health
Department Step Up, Florida!
Program would like to kick
off Women's Health Week by
starting an exercise club.
If you are interested in
participating in a walking
club or an exercise program,
please attend the planning
meeting on May 16, at the
Liberty County Health
Department located at 12832
NW Central Ave. Bristol, Fl.
at 6:00 ET.
Bring your energy and
ideas as we begin this chal-
lenge. Incentives and
rewards will be offered
through this program.
For more information,
contact Susan Chafin at the
Liberty County Health
Department at 643-2415.
Thanks, Liberty County, for
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Altha ends exciting season at regional quarterfinals


Sharks survive Wildcats, 3-1


BY JIM McINTOSH
PORT ST. JOE, MAY 1-
Do you remember the first
time you watched the first
Jaws movie and afterwards
how scared you were to go
swimming in the Gulf? And
when you did get in the water
you spent most of your time
shark watching?
When the Wildcats (18-9)
advanced to their fourth con-
secutive regional quarterfinal
regional game (a school
record) last Tuesday, they
were neither scared of the #2
state-ranked Port St. Joe
Sharks (22-5) nor were they
awed by the Sharks' rich
postseason history.
Even though the Sharks
committed 5 errors to only 3
for the Wildcats, it was an
untimely Wildcats' error and
a questionable balk in the
fifth inning that proved to be
the game winner for the
Sharks.
The game turned out to be
a pitcher's duel between
Altha's Tad Scott (6-4; 0.48
ERA), the Big Bend's earned
run leader and in third place
with 89 strikeouts, went toe-


to-toe with Port St. Joe's
Justin Henderson (9-1).
Both pitchers pitched a com-
plete game and each faced 25
batters. Henderson struck
out 7 batters, walked 1, sur-
rendered 3 hits (including a
double), and was charged
with a wild pitch. Scott
struck out 6 batters, walked
2, gave up 5 hits (including a
double), allowed an -earned
run and also was charged
with a wild pitch.
St. Joe scored their first
run in the second inning. The
Wildcats turned two double
plays to end the second and
third innings. In the bottom
of the fifth inning, Port St.
Joe scored their two game-
winning runs.
After a lead off walk, the
next Sharks' batter laid down
a sacrifice bunt but in an
attempt to throw out the base
runner at second base was
thrown too low. The next
batter hit a bloop single over
first base and the Sharks had
loaded the bases. The
umpire standing behind Tad
Scott made the questionable
balk call, claiming he didn't
come set before pitching the


ball. This allowed Port St.
Joe to plate their second run
and the two other base run-
ners advanced a base. Then
Scott's only wild pitch of the
game allowed the Sharks to
score their final run of the
game.
Altha would get on the
scoreboard in the sixth
inning. With two outs and
after fouling off several pitch-
es, Josh McIntosh worked a
walk out of a full count. In
trying to pick-off McIntosh at
first base, Port St. Joe's
Henderson threw wide of the
bag and that allowed
McIntosh to reach third base.
Next, Noah Byler turned on a
2-2 pitch and slammed a
one-hop double into the fence
down the third base line that
scored McIntosh.
Leading the Wildcats at
the plate was Noah Byler with
a 2 for 3 performance. Gary
Chew had the Wildcats only
other hit, an infield single in
the third inning.
The Wildcats had a very
successful year enjoying their
best record ever at 17-9.
Thanks to Coaches Arthur
Faurot and Ben Faurot for


your guidance and to the
boys for making it happen.
Altha was ranked at #10 in
the state in class 2A for the
first time in school history.
The Wildcats had three pitch-
ers who threw 9 shutouts
during the season. They
were: Tad Scott (1 presea-
son, 4 regular season), Keith
Kirkpatrick (1 preseason, 2
regular season), and Ethan
Byler (1 regular season).
Plus, the Wildcats have had
the greatest fan support all
season long. Thanks, Wildcat
fans, YOU are THE BEST!!!


The Mayhaw Community
Athletic Club will be holding
registration for its summer
basketball league Saturday
May 12, 10:00 am to 12:00
pm at Cooper's Park.
Any parent or guardian
with children in the age
group of 10 17 (male or
female) and interested in
playing summer basketball
are encouraged to come out
and register your
children/child. All partici-
pants are required to have a
registration form signed by a


parent or guardian giving
them permission to partici-
pate in this event.
Registration will also be
held the following Saturday
May 19, 10:00 am 12:00 pm
at Cooper's Park. May 19 will
be the deadline for registra-
tion. There is a $15 registra-
tion fee or $30 max fee f6r a
family of two or more.
Teams will be selected May
21, and play will begin June
9, 2007. If you need more
information please contact
one of the following represen-


tatives:
Cliff Jackson: 850-209-
1684
Willie Brown: 850-643-
6370
Gigi Mosley: 850-643-
1830
Cardrico Mosley: 850-
544-7067
Howie (Boss) Bess: 850-
544-2748
Kathy Boyd: 850-643-
6672


The County Record, May 9, 2007, Page 7


Summer i


Guitar Lessons

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Dixie League cheerleader

tryouts to be held Thursday


Calhoun County Dixie
League Cheerleacer tryouts
will be held Thursday, May
10, from 4 6 p.m. at the
W.T. Neal Civic Center,


Blountstown. Forms are
available at Blountstown
Elementary, Blountstown
Middle School, Carr School
and Altha School.


Football jamboree cont'd-


starters who will be seniors
next year include quarter-
back Cory Cox who had an
outstanding year in 2006.
Linebacker/runningback
Ryan Baker will be a tremen-
dous factor for the Tigers
next season and is sure to
play Division 1 football after
high school.
Another player who has
the potential to play major
college football is receiver Jon
Lockhart. Seniors Britt
Leach, Matt Vincent, Jared
Lilly, Nic Hauversburk and
Ron VanLierop will also play
major rolls for the Tigers.
The Tigers' recent success
has made it difficult for coach
Jordan to fill his 2007 sched-
ule. "Bonifay and Vernon
dropped us and Liberty
County, our Classic oppo-
nent, wouldn't play us in the
regular season. We're still
trying to find a tenth game
opponent," Jordan noted.
The Tigers will play Liberty
County in the Classic and
then open the regular season
with Marianna at home. The
Tigers then travel to West
Gadsden before hosting Port


St. Joe in game three.
Instead of North Florida
Christian and Leon, the
Tigers will face Florida High
at Bowles Field in game four
and always strong Wakulla
away in game five. If the
Tigers can schedule an oppo-
nent for week six or ten, the
location of the Wakulla game
might change.
Week six is currently open
followed by a trip to
Northview. The Tigers will
host Bozeman in week eight,
then travel to Chipley. Week
ten is currently open. The
Tigers will travel to Wewa in
week eleven for their ninth
and final game of the season
unless a tenth opponent can
be found.




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Herndon, Jennie Fagen, and
Nic Stoltzfus. They are pic-
tured with FFA advisor Ron
Mears.


Members of the Blou-tstown High School FFA Chapter cele-
brated the year in agriculture at their annual banquet held
Thursday night at RiverTown Community Church. A delicious
meal was enjoyed and se, 3ral awards were presented.
Parliamentary procedure team members won their sub-dis-
trict competition and advanced to the district competition
where they placed second. Team members include (above,
from left) Lauren Davis, Alisha Strawn, Anna Kelley, Emily Davis,
Trevor Williams, Dan Leonard, Tyler Prowant, and Hailey
Moravek. Not pictured is Jacob Guilford. Pictured at left are
Robyn Golden and Hellena Whitehurst who placed 14th in
floriculture. Not pictured are team members Rachael King
and Summer Aftaway.


The agriculture business management team recently cap-
tured the state title. Members include (from left) Max
Herndon, Jeffrey Stewart, Amy'Reid, and Nic Stoltzfus. Not pic-
tured is Aubrey Tharpe.


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speaking and is headed to state in June. He was also chosen
to receive the Star Chapter Degree. Leonard took the district
title in public speaking and is also competing at state.


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state. Team members include (from left) Michael Leonard, Jay
Sweinhart, Branden Hall, and Willie Coburn. Not pictured are
Kristy Viers, Sierra Martin, Bleu Hudson, and Amber Eby.


Competing in ornamental horticulture this year were (from
left) Ashlea Hester, Alisha Strawn, Robyn Golden, Meagan
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graders scored 3.5 or above on
the Florida Writes. Mrs. Sue
Leonard, 8th grade Language
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entire school's commitment to
writing across the curriculum.
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community learning groups and
focused intensely on writing. We
are very proud of our 8th grade
students and their commitment
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Blountstown Elementary
School had their annual
Career on Wheels Day on
Friday, May 4. As usual,
Mrs. Lamoine Kearce did a
fine job on coordinating this
event.
We had people from the
local area participate. Each
of these area businesses
brought the vehicles they use
on their jobs and shared with
the students the career they


heal, educate and learn; thus, in
a way, an understanding of the
language is necessary for us to
not only grow personally, but to
help others grow as well, making
English my favorite subject,"'she
says.
Each of her teachers has been
special to her, but Tabinda sin-
gles out three who are her
favorites. "Three teachers whom I
have particularly come to respect
are Mrs. Sharon McCrone, Mrs.
Sonya Capps, and Mrs. Allyson
Howell," she notes. "They excel
not only in teaching their sub-
jects, but also in teaching their
students about life in general. I
have learned many valuable les-
sons from them that will follow
me further than in technology,
English, or math classes...they
will follow me throughout life."
While she spent countless
hours working toward this aca-
demic goal, Tabinda has always
remembered those who didn't
have her same opportunities.
"My inspiration is the 75% of this
world's population that lives with
no food to stop their hunger
pangs, no clothes to save them
from the cold, no roofs to shield
them from the weather, and no
places to sleep," she state*.
"Education to such people is
nothing less than gold...I realize
that I am more blessed than over
two billion people in the world
that cannot even read; thus, I try
to take full advantage of the
opportunity that I have of actual-
ly going to school, hoping to be
able to use that education to help
the less fortunate do the same so
they may be able to lead better
lives."
Tabinda has been accepted to
Florida State University and its
honors program where she plans
to complete her A. A. degree in
the fall, then apply to the FSU
College of Motion Picture,
Television, and Recording Arts,
one of the highest rated film
schools in the nation. After earn-
ing her degrees, she is seeking a
career in the film industry. "My
primary goal is to be hired to
work for a charitable organiza-
tion. My dream is to wake up
one day and go to work for an
organization like St. Jude
Children's Research Hospital
that I admire very much."
Over at Altha School, twins
Brad and Ryan Wells are at the
top of their class sharing valedic-
torian honors.
The sons of Keith and Joy
Wells, both boys plan to attend
Chipola College, but their paths
change after that point. Brad has
set his sights on the University of
West Florida where he hopes to
earn a degree in Computer
Information. Systems. Ryan
plans to transfer to FSU to
receive at least a Masters degree
in Atmospheric Science, then
secure a research job with the
National Weather Service to
study tropical weather fronts.
During his high school career,
Brad has been a member of the


Congratulations

TREVOR

SENIOR '07
and Happy 18th Birthday


represent. We would like to
thank the following business-
es: Adams Funeral Home,
Airheart, Badcock's,
Blountstown Police Dept.,
Blountstown Fire Dept.,
Calhoun Correctional
Institute, Calhoun County
Health Dept., Emergystat
Ambulance Service,. Fl. Dept.
of Environmental Protection,
Fl. Forestry, Fl. Highway
Patrol, Gulf Power, Paul's


National Beta Club, Math Team,
Brain Bowl, Future Farmers of
America, Mass Media, Future
Business Leaders of America,
and played summer basketball.
His long list of honors include
being named a National Merit
Commended Student and a
District Sunshine State Scholar.
He captured first place in cipher-
ing at the Chipola Math
Competition in Algebra I,
Geometry, and Algebra II. He was
an FFA forestry district winner
for two consecutive years, as well
as an FBLA digital video produc-
tion district winner.
As for his favorite subject,
Brad says it's definitely physics.
'The information we learned was
actually very useful, and we had
fun doing it," he points out.
His favorite teacher is Mrs.
Johnson who he describes as "an
excellent teacher and she knew
exactly how to explain everything
so we would understand."
Inspiring him to reach this
goal in his life has been his
father. "He got me interested in
technology at an early age, and I
have since decided to pursue a
career involving computers,"
says Brad.
His brother, Ryan, has also
been very active at Altha School.
involved in FFA, FBLA, Beta,
math team, quiz bowl team, and
summer basketball. Just a few of
his honors are winning first place
in ciphering at Chipola College in
Algebra I, Geometry, and Algebra
II. He also took top honors in the
regional Hazardous Weather
Awareness Week essay contest
and was a member of the district
first place forestry team, as well
as the land judging team.
Another honor was winning first
place in the district FBLA digital
video production competition.
Ryan serves as treasurer of his
senior class.
Like his twin, he also enjoys
physics. He says his favorite
teacher is Mr. Kevin Hand. "He
made every science class unique
and discovered several ways to
incorporate fun activities into the
classroom," says Ryan.
There's nothing like a chal-
lenge to help you succeed and
Ryan found his inspiration in
Altha classmate Meagan Wiltse.
"She bet that I would not be able
to get valedictorian because she
said Brad would beat me," he
recalls, adding, "The bet contin-
ues next year between her and
Josh McIntosh."
Ashton Lee, the daughter of
Greg and Shirley Lee, is Altha's
salutatorian. During her high
school career, she has been
active in Beta, Fellowship of
Christian Athletes (FCA), and
girls' basketball. She has served


You Did It

LaLa!


Wrecker Service, Piggly
Wiggly, and Sheriffs Office.
The finale of this event was
when our principal, Mrs.
Vicki Davis, boarded the
Sheriffs Dept. helicopter and
lifted off while all of the stu-
dents waved good bye.

Above, students in Brooke
Hall's third grade class pose
with the Airheart medics out-
side their helicopter.


as junior class vice-president,
FCA president, Beta president,
senior class chaplain, and front-
of-the-house manager for the
school's culinary program cafe,
Cats' Cuisine.
Her hard work has certainly
paid off as Ashton has been hon-
ored as a Governor's All-Star,
won second place in the Beta dis-
trict scholarship exam, captured
second place in the state as part
of the Pro-Start management
team, and been named Pro-Start
student of the year.
Ashton says her favorite sub-
jects are math and culinary arts,
but she can't choose just one
favorite teacher. 'There are so
many wonderful teachers I've
had the opportunity to learn
from throughout elementary,
middle and high school that it is
hard to name just one," she
remarks. "I have liked every one
of the teachers I've had and
they've all encouraged me to do
well."
As for who has most inspired
her, she says without hesitation,
"Jesus Christ, my Lord and
Savior."
After graduation, Ashton
plans to attend Chipola College,
then transfer to the University of
Florida to obtain a degree in edu-
cation, followed by a Master's in
Educational Leadership. She
hopes to become a teacher, bas-
ketball coach, and, eventually, a
principal.
A tribute to all the local grad-
uates, along with graduation
dates and times, can be found on
pages 8 and 9.


The County Record, May 9, 2007, Page 11



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Panhandle Area Educational Consortium
Member School Districts


Calhoun
Mary Sue Neves
Superintendent
Franklin
Jo Ann Gander
Superintendent
FSU Schools, Inc.
Jesse Jackson
Director
Gadsden
Reginald James
Superintendent
Gulf
Tim Wilder
Superintendent


Hamilton
(Risk Management Member)
Harry J. Pennington
Superintendent
Holmes
Steve Griffin
Superintendent
Jackson
Danny Sims
Superintendent
Jefferson
Phil Barker
Superintendent
Liberty
David Summers
Superintendent


Madison
Lou Miller
Superintendent
Taylor
Oscar M. Howard, Jr.
Superintendent
Wakulla
David Miller
Superintendent
Walton
Carlene Anderson
Superintendent
Washington
Calvin Stevenson
Superintendent


You Finally Made It!
' Love Mama


Bracewell
We are so proud of you.
Best wishes to you and
all of the graduating
Class of 2007.
We Love You,
Momma and Daddy


Safety & Positive Thinking

Lead to Success


Paula Lovett Waller
Executive Director


Patrick McDaniel
Risk Manager


Tony Ganstine
Safety Specialist


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The County Record, May 9,.2007, Page 12


T ton aDeadline
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Kinard volunteer firefighters take CPR training
The Kinard Volunteer Fire Department held an American Heart Association Healthcare
Provider update course on Sat., April 28, at the Kinard Community Center. The class, taught by
Brad and Marcy Owens, included adult and infant CPR, airway obstructions and use of an
Automated External Defibrillator, or AED. Attending the class were Charles and Brookann Miles,
Gerald Pitts, Tammy Rushing, Allen Pope, Joel Yon, Jody Daniels and JK Newsome. "This type is of
training is vital to our Department's ability to help our neighbors in time of cardiac or respirato-
ry emergency," says J.K. Newsome, training officer for the Kinard VFD. "These types of services are
very time sensitive and where we can assist EMS personnel the most. These students are to be
commended for there dedication, being totally volunteer, and we would like to thank.Brad and
Marcy for their time and effort in helping us to provide this service."



OpBITARE


ROBERT L. HANSFORD,
SR.
Our loving husband and
father, Robert L. Hansford,
Sr., 97, of Alliance Road,
Marianna, Florida, went to be
with his Lord on Tuesday,
May 1, 2007.
Mr. Hansford was a retired
farmer.
He was preceded in death
by his son, Buddy M.
Hansford.
He is survived by his lov-
ing wife of 76 years, Daisy I.
Hansford of Marianna; three
loving children, daughters,
Betty Simmons and her hus-
band, Tommy, of Cottondale,
Fla., Helen Cole and her hus-
band, John, of Altha, and a
son, Robert Hansford, Jr. and
his wife, Mildred, of
Crestview, Fla.; 17 grandchil-
dren, 35 great-grandchildi-en
and 14 great-great-grandchil-
dren.
Funeral services were held
Friday, May 4, at 2:00 p.m.
(CDT) at the Peavy Funeral
Home Chapel with Rev. Larry
Collins officiating. Interment
followed in the Mt. Olive
Cemetery in Altha.
All arrangements were
under the direction of Marion
Peavy at Peavy Funeral Home
in Blountstown (ph. 850-
674-2266).



The family of Johnnie
Clemmons Shoemake would
like to sincerely thank
Covenant Hospice for their
dedicated care and comfort.
There just aren't words to
express how great and caring
Hospice is.
We would like to thank Dr.
Bristol and TMH-
Blountstown for all of their
help and concern.
A very special thank you
to Heidi Barth for giving of
herself and getting us
through a long night.
We appreciate Brother
David Odum for ministering
to our family. We also appre-
ciate so much the outpouring
of love and support we expe-
rienced from our local
churches and pastors and
Marlon Peavy and Peavy
Funeral Home.
We have all been deeply
touched by the thoughtful-
ness and prayers of so many
friends and extended family.
God Bless you all.
The family of Johnnie
Clemmons Shoemake


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GREER CLEMMONS
PARRIOTT
Greer Clemmons Parriott
of Pensacola, Fla., passed
away.
She was the youngest
daughter of the late Mr. and
Mrs. H.R. Clemmons, of
Blountstown, Fla., born to
them on February 8, 1942.
She was a member of the
Beachhaven Baptist Church,
where she taught Sunday
School and was quite
involved in the music field.
She was also involved with
the youth for several years,
especially the youth choir.
She retired as Patient
Coordinator with the VA in
Pensacola.
She is survived by her
husband, James D. Parriott
of Pensacola; one daughter,
Marni Parriott Webber of Oak
Harbor, WA; two sons, Matt
Parriott of US Navy, San
Diego, CA, and Mark Parriott
of Santa Clara, CA; three sis-
ters, Beatrice Hill of
Leesburg, GA, Annie Laura
Clemmons of Marianna,
Pansy Hodge of Tallahassee;
two brothers, Eddie
Clemmons of Blountstown,
and Tracy Clemmons of



The family of Hattie Segers
wish to thank everyone for
their prayers, flowers, calls,
visits, donations, and food.
A special thank you goes
to the staff of Blountstown
Health and Rehab. You
became her second family
and she loved you so much,
we will be forever grateful.
Thank you Dr. Misbah
Farooqi for taking such great
care of her.
Special thanks to Pastor
Victor Walsh and Pastor Dan
Thomas, what a beautiful
service.
Thank you Marion Peavy
for your caring and kindness.
The children of
Hattie Segers,
Elnita and Tommy Duke,
Terry and Shirley Segers

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Marianna; several wonderful
nieces and nephews.
Her legacy was a powerful
one. She was very precious
to her, family and her many
friends. No words can
express how terribly she will
be missed.
Services were held at
11:00 p.m., April 19, in
Pensacola, Fla.


Start preventing

osteoporosis now
The Florida Department of
Health (DOH) celebrates
Osteoporosis Prevention
Month throughout May. It is
a time dedicated to fighting
this "silent disease" which
thins and weakens bones
and affects the health of
more than 3 million
Floridians.
"The pre-teen and teen
years are an important time
for young people to under-
stand how eating calcium-
rich foods can build strong
bones and prevent osteo-
porosis later in life,"
Secretary Ana M. Viamonte
Ros, M.D., M.P.H. said.
Early detection is easy.
The Department of Health
advises Floridians to ask
their doctor or health care
professional if they should
have a bone density scan to
detect loss of bone mass. The
scan is safe, quick and pain-
less.


Enjoy food from across
globe May 19, 1st PHC
Come join us for a great
time at Blountstown First
Pentecostal Holiness Church
as they present a 'TASTE OF
MISSIONS" on Saturday, May
19th, beginning at 5:00 p.m.
Come taste a variety of
ethnic foods and enjoy great
fellowship. Tickets are a
.$6.00 donation per individual
or $20.00 for a family of 4).
Donations will go toward
missions.
Countries that will be pre-
sented are: America, Egypt,
France, Guatemala, Italy,
Japan, India, Phillipines,
Mexico, Africa/Nigeria,
Spain, China, Cuba,
Belgium, Germany, Panama,
Thailand, Norway, Portugal
Argentina, Costa Rica, Middle
Eastern, Peru and Hungary.
You must have a ticket to
attend this event. The
church is located at 17000
NW Angle Street,
Blountstown. For more
information, call 674-8864.

St. Mary MBC banquet
to honor the Wilsons
St. Mary. Missionary
Baptist Church members and
congregation cordially invite
you to join them on June 9th
to celebrate the six year
anniversary of their pastor
and first lady, Dr. and Mrs.
C.L. Wilson.
The church will be hosting
a banquet with noted guest
speaker, Dr. Henry J. Lyons,
former president of the
National Baptist Convention
Association and the present
pastor of New Salem
Missionary Baptist Church in
Tampa. The banquet will be
held at the W.T. Neal Civic
Center in Blountstown start-
ing at 6:00 cst. Tickets for
the banquet are $20.00 for
adults and $10 children and
can be purchased from any
member of St. Mary
Missionary Baptist Church.
Sponsor ads are also being
sold by St. Mary for their
Commemorative Banquet
Booklet. Anyone wishing to
purchase or sponsor an ad


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Deadline for
News & Ads
Monday at Noon


can contact Patricia Mosley.
For further information
about tickets, banquet, or
placing an ad you may con-
tact Evangelist Patricia
Mosley at 850-718-3710 or
643-2948.
Everyone is cordially invit-
ed to attend what promises to
be a spirit filled gala.


Mother's Day program
practice at St. Paul
St Paul AME Church will
have practice for the
Mother's Day play on
Saturday, May 12th, at 11:00
a.m. Please make plans to
attend.


Church Directory
. j For Information On Listing Your Church, Call 674-5041


First Presbyterian Church
20325 N.W. Evans St. (Next to Peavy Funeral Home)
Blountstown, FL
Pastor: Dr. Lewis W. Bullard 850-643-3608
Worship Service 10:00 A.M. C.S.T.
Sermon Topic for May 13, 2007:
"With Ears and Heart Opened"
Scripture: The Acts 16:9-15; John 14:23-29


SOUTHSIDE ASSEMBLY OF GOD
15164 SR 71 South, Blountstown, Fla.
SUNDAYS WEDNESDAY
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 and Church 10AM-12Noon


St. Mary Missionary .

Baptist Church
16345 SE River Street, Blountstown, FL
DR. C.L. WILSON, PASTOR
850-674-8716
"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 AM


Gateway Baptist Church
17667 N Main St., Blountstown, FL 674-5725
Pastor: Rev. Dave Odum
Sunday School...9:30 AM Worship Service...11:00 AM
Sunday Evening...6:00 Pm
Wednesday Prayer & Bible Study...6:00 PM
"At Gateway Baptist Church Everybody Is Somebody
and Jesus Christ Is Lord"


S Blountstown United Methodist Church
Located on Hwy 20 directly across from
Sub-Way & McDonalds
Wednesday Bible Study...9:00 AM
Sunday School... 9:45 AM
Sunday Worship... 11:00 AM


Telephone: 674-8254


Email: btownumc@yahoo.com


Blountstown First

Assembly of God Church


Sunday Services
Sunday School...9:45 AM
Morning Worship... 11:00 AM
Evening Worship...5:00 PM
Wednesday Service...7:00 PM


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13th Street
Blountstown, FL
850-674-4331


Meaningful Bible Study.........................9:45 AM
Exciting Worship................................. 11:00 AM
Bible Study & Worship....................... 6:00 PM
Wednesday Prayer & Bible Study..........6:30 PM


II I* Interim Pastor Dr. David Coggins
Located two blocks south of the intersection Highway 20
and Main Street in Blountstown
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since day one.

From kissing boo-
boos, to making sure
you got your
homework done...even
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to dress warm when I
it's cold out. This .
Mother's Day, we give
tribute to the one ;-- ,
person whose debt "
can never be repaid. l ,

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Ten lucky GCEC members were recipients of $100 bill credits. Pictured, from left, are: Vilas
lope of Scottffs Ferry, Sem Taunton of Chipley, June Cook of Panama City, Betty C. Kent of
Wewahitchka, Myrle Jones of Wewahitchka, Sylvia Byrd of Callaway, Michael D. Odom of
Youngstown and Joyce Railey of Bear Creek. Not pictured: Melissa Vickers and Tim Grawey,
both of Wewahitchka,

Members win trips and credits


at Gulf Coast Electric meeting


Gulf Coast Electric
Cooperative held its 58th
Annual Members' Meeting
Saturday, April 22 at its
headquarter office in
Wewahitchka.
The purpose of the meet-
ing is to communicate infor-
mation about the
Cooperative, including the
financial reports and overall
business status, as well as
serve as a social event for the
entire membership. More
than 700 people attended the
event this year.
For entertainment, Gulf


Coast Electric Cooperative
provided a bounce house and
pony rides for the children
and music by The Baileys, a
family of musicians from
Alabama who plays blue-
grass-style gospel music.
Informative booths were open
for the duration of the meet-
ing, offering information
about the programs that
GCEC has to offer.
Each registered member
received a $10 electric bill
credit and coupons to redeem
at food booths run by local
civic organizations as


fundraisers. In addition, reg-
istered members were
entered in drawings to win
door prizes, including the
grand prizes, which were
$100 electric bill credits and
vacation packages.
'The 58th Annual Meeting
was a success. The members
who attended participated in
the business portion of the
meeting, enjoyed great food
and entertainment and won
some terrific door prizes,"
GCEC Supervisor of
Marketing and Member
Services Kristin Bennett said.


The County Record, May 9, 2007, Page 13

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in the small bus division, and .
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Legal Notice
IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE
FOURTEENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT.
IN AND FOR CALHOUN COUNTY FLORI-
DA

CASE NO.: 2007-0041-CA
MARCUS WAYNE ROBERTS.
Plaintiff.
-vs-

The Estate. Heirs and Lineal Descendants
of HARRY 1. BLOCH: All parties claiming
interests by, through, under or against
HARRY I. BLOCH;
All parties having or claiming to have any
right, title or interest in the property herein
described: and HARRY 1. BLOCH.
Defendants,

NOTICE OF ACTION

TO: The Estate. Heirs and Lineal
Descendants of HARRY I. BLOCH: All par-
ties claiming interests by. through, under or
against HARRY I. BLOCH; All parties having
or claiming to have any right, title or inter-
est in the property herein described; and
HARRY I. BLOCH

YOU ARE NOTIFIED that an action to
quiet title to the following property in
Calhoun County. Florida:

Begin at the SW Corner of the West 1/2 of
the NE 1/4 of the NW 1/4 of Section 31.
Township 2 North, Range 11 West. Run
East 220 feet, then run North 840 feet to the
POB. Then run East 100 feet, thence North
40 feet. thence West 100 feet, thence South
40 feet to the POB. The above land is also
known as Lot 21, Block P-8, in an unrecord-
ed plat in Calhoun County. Florida, parcel
ID 31-2N-11-0000-0028-8500.

has been filed against you. and you are
required to serve a copy of your written
defenses, if any, to it on Marcus Wayne
Roberts. P.O. Box 76, Fountain, Florida.
32438, on or before May 18, 2007, and file
the original with the Clerk of this Court at:
Clerk of the Circuit Court Attn: Circuit Civil,
Calhoun County Courthouse, 20859 Central
Avenue East. Room 130, Blountstown. FL
32424 either before service on the Plaintiff
or immediately thereafter; otherwise, a
default will be entered against you for the
relief in the complaint or petition.

DATED this 20th day of April, 2007.
Ruth Attaway, Clerk of the Court

Legal Notice

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR CALHOUN
COUNTY FLORIDA,
PROBATE DIVISION.
File Number: 07-17PR
IN RE: EDNA D. ROGERS.
Deceased.

'NOTICE OF ADMINISTRATION AND
NOTICE OF CREDITORS

TO ALL PERSONS HAVING CLAIMS OR.
DEMANDS AGAINST THE ABOVE ESTATE
AND ALL OTHER PERSONS INTERESTED
IN THE ESTATE:

YOU ARE NOTIFIED that the administra-
tion of the Estate of EDNA D. ROGERS.,
deceased. File Number 07-17PR. is pending
in the Circuit Court for Calhoun County,
Florida, Probate Division. 20859 Central
Ave.. Blountstown, FL 32424, the address of
which is the Calhoun County Courthouse,
Blountstown. Florida. The Personal
Representative of the Estate is MARY D.
HASKINS. whose address is 2302 S.
Jefferson Street. Monticello. Florida 32344.
The name and address of the Personal
Representative's attorney are set forth
ielow.
All persons having claims or demands
against the Estate are required, WITHIN
THREE MONTHS FROM THE DATE OF THE
FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE, to
file with the Clerk of the above Court a writ-
ten statement of any claim or demand they
may have. Each claim must be in writing i
and must indicate the basis for the claim,
the name and address of the creditor or his
agent or attorney and the amount the claim
is contingent or unliquidated, the nature of
the uncertainty shall be state. If the claim
is secured, the security shall be described.
The claimant shall deliver sufficient copies
of the claim to the Clerk to enable the Clerk
to mail one copy to the Personal
Representative. All persons interested in
the Estate to whom a copy of this Notice of
Administration has been mailed are
required. WITHIN THREE MONTHS FROM
THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION
OF THIS NOTICE, to file any objection they
may have that challenges the validity of the
decedent's Will, the qualifications of the
Personal Representative, or the venue or
jurisdiction of the Court.

MARY D. HASKINS
PERSONAL REPRESENTATIVE OF THE
ESTATE OF EDNA D. ROGERS

J. DAVID HOUSE
16865 S.E. RIVER STREET
BLOUNTSTOWN, FLORIDA 32424
(850) 674-5481
FLORIDA BAR #282359
ATTORNEY FOR PERSONAL REP.
May 2. 9, 2007


Legal Notice
ACCEPTING iDS
CALHOUN COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT

BIDS FOR USED SURPLUS TIRES

13 10R 22.5 RECAPS
8 10R 22.5 UNCAPPED
11 11R 22.5 UNCAPPED
6 255/70R 22.5 UNCAPPED

All tires are available for inspection at the
school district bus barn at 19214 SW South
Street in Blountstown. Florida.

All tires must be included in the bid. One
price for all.

Bids are to be turned in to the District's
Superintendent's office in the courthouse
(20859 E. Central Ave., Room G-20) by 4:00
CDT on May 25, 2007.

Calhoun County School District reserves the
right to accept or reject any or all bids.

Legal Notice

R & R WAREHOUSES
NOTICE OF SALE

On May 17, 2007 at 10:00 a.m. (CST). R &
R Warehouses will dispose of the contents of
two (2) storage units from Blountstown and
one (1) storage unit from at R&R
Warehouses in Blountstown at 19300 SR20
W. (850) 674-5478.
The units are believed to contain house-
hold and/or personal property of the follow-
ing tenants:
James Bergholt
Charlie Crenshaw
Leola Love


All units not paid in full by this date will
be disposed of. THERE WILL BE NO AUC-
TIONII
May 2, 9. 2007

Legal Notice

IN THE FOURTEENTH JUDICIAL CIR-
CUIT
IN AND FOR CALHOUN COUNTY, FLORI-
DA

Case No. 2007-0106-CA
HON. RUTH W. ATTAWAY, as Clerk of
the Court of Calhoun County. Florida
Plaintiff.

vs.

DAVID MARGRILL and JERRY MERGLEWS-


K.l
if alive and if deceased, his heirs-at-law and
beneficiaries.
Defendants.

NOTICE OF ACTION

TO: JERRY MERGLEWSKI. If alive and If
deceased, his heirs-at-law and beneficiaries;
and any and all other persons interested int
his action.

YOU ARE NOTIFIED that an action to
reform a deed and to quiet title to the follow-
ing property in Calhoun County. Florida:

Lots 2, 3, and 4. Block 3, McClellan's
Subdivision to the Town of Blountstown and
being a part of the NE 1/4 of Section 32.
TIN. R8W. Calhoun County. Florida

has been filed against you and you are
required to serve a copy of your written
defenses, if any. to it on Frank A. Baker,
plaintiffs attorney, whose address is 4431
Lafayette Street, Marianna. Florida, 32446,
on or before June 7, 2007. and file the orig-
inal with the clerk of this court either before
service on Plaintiffs attorney or immediate-
ly thereafter; otherwise a default will be
entered against you for the relief demanded
in the complaint.

DATED this April 26. 2007.

HON. RUTH ATITAWAY
As Clerk of the Court
May 2. 9. 2007


Legal Notice

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT, FOURTEENTH
JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OF THE
STATE OF FLORIDA,
IN AND FOR CALHOUN COUNTY

CASE NO.: 06-359CA
EMERALD COAST FEDERAL CREDIT
UNION,
Plaintiff.

-vs-

LAWRENCE C. BODIFORD. II.
Defendant.

NOTICE OF SALE

Notice is hereby given that pursuant to an
Amended Final Judgment of Foreclosure
dated April 30. 2007 and entered in Civil
Case No. 06-359-CA of the Circuit Court of
the Fourteenth Judicial Circuit of the State
of Florida, in and for Calhoun County,
wherein EMERALD COAST FEDERAL
CREDIT UNION. is Plaintiff and
LAWRENCE C. BODIFORD. II. is Defendant,
I will sell to the highest bidder for cash at
the front door of the Calhoun County
Courthouse in Blountstown, Florida, at
11:00 A.M., CT on the 24th day of May,
2007 the following described property as set
forth in said Final Judgment:

EXHIBIT "A"
A parcel of land lying in Section 32,
Township 1 North, Range 8 West. Calhoun
County, Florida being described as follows:

Begin at a 5/8 inch iron rod (LS 5024)
marking the Northwest Corner of Block 42
of Oakland Terrace a subdivision as per map
or plat thereof recorded in the Public
Records of Calhoun County. Florida and run
thence South 00 degrees 00 minutes 00 sec-
onds West along the westerly boundary of
said Block 42. a distance of 110.00 feet;
thence South 90 degrees 00 minutes 00
seconds East 140.00 feet: thence North 00
degrees 00 minutes 00 seconds East 110.00
feet to the northerly boundary of said Block
42; thence North 90 degrees 00 minutes 00
seconds West along said northerly bound-
ary, a distance of 140.00 feet to the POINT
OF BEGINNING.

Being Lot 1. Block 42, Oakland Terrace
Subdivision.

Also, a parcel of land lying in Section 32,
Township 1 North. Range 8 West, Calhoun
County, Florida being described as follows:

Commence at a 5/8 inch iron rod (LS 5024)
marking the Northwest Corner of Block 42
of Oakland Terrace, a subdivision as per
map or plat thereof recorded in the Public"
Records of Calhoun County, Florida and run
thence South 00 degrees 00 minutes 00 sec-
onds West along the westerly boundary of
said Block 42. a distance of 110.00 feet to
the POINT OF BEGINNING. From said
POINT OF BEGINNING thence continue
South 00 degrees 00 minutes 00 seconds
West along said westerly boundary, a dis-
tance of 110.00 feet; thence South 90
degrees 00 minutes 00 seconds East 140.00
feet; thence North 00 degrees 00 minutes 00
seconds East 110.00 feet; thence North 90
degrees 00 minutes 00 seconds West 140.00
feet to the POINT OF BEGINNING.

Being lot 2, Block 42, Oakland Terrace
Subdivision.

DATED this 30th day of April. 2007.

Ruth Attaway
Circuit Court. Clerk

Legal Notice

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE FOUR-
TEENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR
CALHOUN COUNTY, FLORIDA
CIVIC ACTION

CASE NO. 2006-354-CA
DIVISION

TAYLOR, BEAN & WHITAKER MORTGAGE
CORPORATION,
Plaintiff,
-vs-
JODY VOWELL., JR.. et al..,
Defendant.

NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a
Final Judgment of Mortgage Foreclosure
dated May 1, 2007, and entered In Case No.
2006-354-CA of the Circuit Court of the
FOURTEENTH Judicial Circuit in and for
CALHOUN County, Florida wherein TAYLOR
BEAN & WHITAKER MORTGAGE CORPO-
RATION. Is the Plaintiff and JODY VOWELL.,
JR.; ANY AND ALL UNKNOWN PARTIES
CLAIMING BY. THROUGH. UNDER, AND
AGAINST THE HEREIN NAMED INDIVID-
UAL DEFENDANTS) WHO ARE NOT
KNOWN TO BE DEAD OR ALIVE,
WHETHER SAID UNKNOWN PARTIES MAY
CLAIM AN INTEREST AS SPOUSES. HEIRS.
DEVISEES, GRANTEES. OR OTHER
CLAIMANTS are the Defendants. I will sell to
the highest and best bidder for cash at
LOBBY OF THE CALHOUN COUNTY COUR-
THOUSE at 11:00 a.m. CST. on the 24th day
of May, 2007, the following described prop-
erty as set forth in said Final Judgment:

LOTS 7. 8. 16 AND 17. OF BLOCK "J", IN
PINE ISLAND SUBDIVISION, UNIT NO. 1. A
SUBDIVISION AS PER PLAT THEREOF
RECORDED IN THiE PUBLIC RECORDS OF
CALHOUN COUNTY, FLORIDA.

PARCEL ID#: 16-1N-08-0760-000J-0700


AKA 20836 NE Pine Street, Blountstown.
FL 32424.

Any person claiming an interest in the sur-
plus from the sale, if any, other than the
property owner as of the date of the Lis
Pendens must file a claim within sixty (60)
days after the sale.
WITNESS MY HAND and the seal of this
Court on May 1. 2008.
Ruth W. Attaway,
Clerk of the Court
May 9, 16. 2007

Legal Notice

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE
FOURTEENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OF


THE STATE OF FLORIDA.
IN AND FOR CALHOUN COUNTY
CIVIL DIVISION
CASE NO:2007-018-CA

U.S. BANK, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION,
Plaintiff.

-vs-

UNKNOWN HEIRS, DEVISEES. GRANTEES.
ASSIGNEES, CREDITORS, LIENORS.
TRUSTEES OF GEORGE STEPHENS,
DECEASED; CHERISH STEPHENS HEIR;
ANNIE ESQUIVEL. HEIR; IF LIVING,
INCLUDING ANY UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF
SAID DEFENDANTSS. IF REMARRIED. AND
IF DECEASED, THE RESPECTIVE
UNKNOWN HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES,
ASSIGNEES. CREDITORS, LIENORS, AND
TRUSTEES. AND ALL OTHER PERSONS
CLAIMING BY. THROUGH, UNDER OR
AGAINST THE NAMED DEFENDANTSS;
UNKNOWN TENANT#1; UNKNOWN TENANT
#2;
Defendant.

NOTICE OF SALE

Notice is hereby given that, pursuant to a
Final Summary Judgment of Foreclosure
entered in the above-styled cause, in the
SCircuit Court of Calhoun County. Florida, I
will sell the property situate In Calhoun
County, Florida. described as:

PARCEL 1

COMMENCE AT THE SOUTHWEST COR-
NER OF THE NORTH 1/2 OF GOVERN-
MENT LOT 2 IN SECTION 12, TOWNSHIP
3 SOUTH, RANGE 10 WEST, CALHOUN
COUNTY, FLORIDA; THENCE NORTH 89
DEGREES 36'00" EAST ALONG THE
SOUTH BOUNDARY LINE OF SAID NORTH
1/2 OF GOVERNMENT LOT 2 FOR
1,438.89 FEET; THENCE NORTH 00
DEGREE 05'00" EAST ALONG THE EAST
RIGHT OF WAY LINE OF A 30 FOOT WIDE
STREET FOR 474.25 FEET TO THE
POINT OF BEGINNING. THENCE NORTH
89 DEGREES 36'00" EAST FOR 301.15
FEET, MORE OR LESS, TO THE WATERS
EDGE OF SWEETWATER CREEK;
THENCE MEANDER SAID WATERS EDGE
IN A NORTHERLY DIRECTION TO A
POINT THAT IS NORTH 5 DEGREES
15'00" WEST AND 70.25 FEET FROM
THE TERMINUS OF THE LAST
DESCRIBED LINE; THENCE SOUTH 89
DEGREES 36'00" WEST FOR 294.62
FEET MORE OR LESS, TO THE EAST
RIGHT OF WAY LIEN OF A 30 FOOT WIDE
STREET; THENCE SOUTH 00 DEGREE
05'00" WEST ALONG SAID RIGHT OF
WAY LINE FOR 70.00 FEET TO THE
POINT OF BEGINNING. SAID LANDS
BEING IN THE NORTH 1/2 OF GOVERN-
MENT LOT 2 SECTION 12, TOWNSHIP 3
SOUTH, RANGE 10 WEST, CALHOUN
COUNTY, FLORIDA.

PARCEL 2

COMMENCE AT THE SOUTHWEST COR-
NER OF THE NORTH 1/2 OF GOVERN-
MENT LOT 2 IN SECTION 12, TOWNSHIP
3 SOUTH, RANGE 10 WEST, CALHOUN
COUNTY, FLORIDA; THENCE NORTH 89
DEGREES 36'00" EAST ALONG THE
SOUTH BOUNDARY LINE OF SAID NORTH
1/2 OF GOVERNMENT LOT 2 FOR
1,438.89 FEET; THENCE NORTH 00
DEGREE 05'00" EAST ALONG THE EAST
RIGHT OF WAY LINE OF A 30 FOOT WIDE
STREET FOR 474.25 FEET; THENCE
NORTH 00 DEGREES 05'24" EAST
ALONG THE EAST RIGHT OF WAY LINE
FOR 70.00 FEET TO THE POINT OF
BEGINNING. THENCE CONTINUE NORTH
00 DEGREE 05'24" EAST ALONG SAID
RIGHT OF WAY LINE FOR 20.00 FEET;
THENCE NORTH 89 DEGREES 37'15"
EAST FOR 332.0 FEET, MORE OR LESS,
TO THE APPROXIMATE HIGH WATER
LINE OF SWEETWATER CREEK; THENCE
MEANDER SAID APPROXIMATE HIGH
WATER LINE IN A SOUTHWESTERLY
DIRECTION TO A POINT THAT IS NORTH
89 DEGREES 37'15" EAST OF THE POINT
OF BEGINNING; THENCE DEPARTING
SAID APPROXIMATE HIGH WATER LINE
GO SOUTH 89 DEGREES 37'15" WEST
FOR 330.0 FEET, MORE OR LESS, TO
THE POINT OF BEGINNING, SAID PARCEL
BEING IN THE NORTH 1/2 OF GOVERN-
MENT LOT 2 IN SECTION 12, TOWNSHIP
3 SOUTH, RANGE 10 WEST, CALHOUN
COUNTY, FLORIDA.

A/K/A
2903 SE ADAMS ST.
KINARD, FL 32449

at public sale, to the highest and best bid-
der. for cash. Calhoun County Courthouse,
20859 SE Central Avenue East,
Blountstown, FL 32424 at 11:00 a.m., CST,
on May 24, 2007.

Any person'claiming an interest in the sur-
plus from the sale,' if any. other than the
property owner as of the date of the Its pen-
dens. must file a claim within 60 days after
the sale.

Witness, my hand and seal of this court on
the 3rd day of May, 2007.
Ruth W. Attaway
Clerk of Court
In accordance with the American with
Disabilities Act of 1990, persons needing
accommodation to participate in this pro-
ceeding should contact the ASA Coordinator
no later than seven (7) days prior to the pro-
ceedings. If hearing impaired, please call
(800) 955-9771 (TDD) or (800) 59-8770
(voice), via Florida Relay Service
Law Offices of Daniel C. Consuegra
9204 King Palm Drive
Tampa, FL 33619-1328
Tel: (813) 915-8660
Fax: (813) 915-0559
Attorney for Plaintiff
May 9, 16, 2007

Legal Notice
IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 14TH
JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR
CALHOUN COUNTY, FLORIDA

CASE NO.2007-0085-DR

. John S. Marks.
Petitioner
and
Tammy Marks,
Respondent
NOTICE OF ACTION FOR
DISSOLUTION OF MARRIAGE
To:Tammy Marks.
Address: Unknown

YOU ARE NOTIFIED that an action has
been filed against you and that you are
required to serve a copy of your written
defenses, if any, to It on John S. Marks,
whose address Is 10350 NW Baggett Loop
Rd., Clarksvllle, Fla. 32430 on or before May
31, 2007, and file the original with the clerk
of this Court at 20859 Central Ave.. E.,
Room 130, Blountstown, FL 32424, before
service on Petitioner or immediately there-
after. If you fail to do so, a default may be
entered against you for the relief demanded
In the petition.

Copies of all court documents in this case,
Including orders, are available at the Clerk


of the Circuit Court's office. You may review
these documents upon request.

You must keep the Clerk of the Circuit
Court's office notified of your current
address. (You may file Notice of Current
Address, Florida Supreme Court Approved
Family Law form 12.915.) Future papers in
this lawsuit will be mailed to the address on
record at the clerk's office.

WARNING: Rule 12.285, Florida Family
Law Rules of Procedures, requires certain
automatic disclosure .of documents and
information. Failure to comply can result in
sanctions, Including dismissal or striking of
pleadings.
Dated this May 7, 2007

Ruth W. Attaway,
Clerk of the Circuit Court
May 9. 16, 2007


on May 15


A Small Business and
Retailer's Luncheon and
Workshop will be held on
Tuesday, May 15th at the
Calhoun County Senior
Citizens Center, beginning at
12:00 p.m. Guest speaker
will be Stephen Whit of the
Bay County Small Business
Development Center. A buf-
fet lunch will be available for
$7.50.
This workshop is organ-
ized by the Calhoun County
Chamber of Commerce and
the Blountstown Main Street
Economic Development
Committee.
Plan now to attend. For
more information and to
R.S.V.P. call 674-4519 or
447-1110.



Masonry



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for May 23

MARIANNA-Contractors,
masons and those interested
in masonry training are invit-
ed to attend a dinner at
Chipola College on May 23 at
6 p.m.
The Chipola Division of
Workforce Development will
host the meeting in room
located in Building 0-
Workforce Development on
campus.
The purpose of the meet-
ing is to finalize plans for the
Masonry Apprentice Training
program scheduled to begin
in August and to register the
employees of licensed
masonry contractors for the
program.
Al Herndon with the
Florida Masonry Education
Foundation will be present to
walk contractors through the
process of entering the pro-
gram.
Bud Riviere, Dean of
Workforce Development for
Chipola College, said,
"Considerable interest has
been generated regarding the
program and the advantages
of apprentice training are sig-
nificant to both the employer
and apprentice alike.
Chipola College is pleased to
offer this exciting new pro-
gram for the region,"
For information, call 850-
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place for the meeting, or for
additional information.



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Estuarine Research Reserve
(NERR) is offering a Florida
Master Naturalist Coastal
Systems Course, providing
students with 40 hours of
environmental lessons, field
trips and practical experi-
ence. This course is suitable
for park and nature center
staff and volunteers, ecotour.
providers, new residents and
others interested in learning
about Northwest Florida's
coast.
The course will take place
June 27 July 13 at the
Apalachicola National
Estuarine Research Reserve,
261 7th Street, Apalachicola.
Participants will receive a
course manual and, upon
completion of the class,
University of Florida certifi-
cates, patches, pins and
inclusion on the database of
Florida Master Naturalists.
Registration is open until
June 13, 2007, and costs
$200. To view the class
agenda or sign-up for the
course, please visit the
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u/fmnp/.
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To the Editor,
I would like to show my
appreciation of The County
Record. But I would also like
to ask you to send a message
out to all the young adults of
all color.
It's time to stop thinking
you can take the short cut in
life!! Meaning the streets,
selling drugs, doing drugs,
etc.
Try and make something
out of your life. Don't do as
so many of us have done.
Yes, it's me "Jerravonnie"!
I did all of the above, now I'm
in for being a x-con with a
gun serving 30 years.
I've watched so many of
my loved ones, friends, and
so have you, pass away, and
I can say now I understand
or I truly love and appreciate
all they have done for me. So
think of your moms and
grandmoms, your dads and
children.
It's time to grow up and
take responsibilities, cause
this is real it ain't cool to
spend your life locked up and
caged.
Only if I would have lis-
tened. Now I must deal with
it. I've watched my kids go
from babies to young adults.
Now I can only shake my
head as I read the paper. I
know some of you may be
surprised it came from me.
But please know yesterday is
gone, tomorrow ain't prom-
ised and you can't get them
back. But now you can
change and God will make a
way for you.
PS. To my mom, Dallas
Hogans, grandmother,
Bernice Glover, great aunt,
the late Ms. Verdie Whitfield.
I want all of you to know I
truly love and miss you all
dearly, and the citizens of
Blountstown.
Crying tears,
Jerravonnie Jackson

To the Editor:
The Calhoun County Dixie
Youth would like to clarify
some statements that were
made in a letter written to
the editor by a team from
Dixie Girls softball league
that was in last week's issue.
First, we would like to say
we are sorry for any situation
the Dixie Girls Ponytail
league may or may not be in.
We are also very sorry we
have been unknowingly
thrown into it.
We believe if coaches that
are in an adjoining league
that have kids who actually
play in the Dixie Youth
league have such a misun-
derstanding as to how we do
things, then there may be
other people in our commu-
nity that may not under-
stand also. We thought this
may be a good time to set the
record straight.
First, a huge thank you to
the County for allowing us
the use of the field and facil-
ities at Sam Atkins Park.
This is so very important as
we would rather have our
children there and involved
instead of potentially being
on the street and getting into
trouble. Also, a big thank
you to Tim Jenks with the
Calhoun County
Maintenance Department
and Jack Dykes with CALCI
for keeping our fields main-
tained and in shape for our
kids to play.
There seems to be a ques-
tion as to why the Dixie
Youth is getting all the atten-
tion and perks and not the
Dixie Girls. We want every-
one to understand the Dixie
Youth organization is a total-


ly separate organization than
Dixie Girls. Dixie Youth is
not over the Dixie Girls nor
do we have any say in how
they run their organization.
We have separate District
and State Directors. In turn,
Dixie Youth is also not gov-
erned by Dixie Girls. In Dixie
Youth, we have 17 teams of
approximately 200 kids, 10
of which are boys and girls -
not just boys. We have 4
fields for all 17 teams. Two
of those fields are dedicated
t-ball. fields. These are unlit
fields. We have 2 fields left,
which are lighted for the
remaining 13 teams to be
able to play on. Scheduling
is a nightmare, but so far we
are able to get it done. As we
understand, the Dixie Girls
have 2 teams in their league.
They have 3 fields for their 2
teams, one of which is light-
ed.
We alsb want everyone to
know that the Calhoun
County Dixie Youth is a non-
profit organization. The
county does not give us
money or perks. Our league
is supported 100% by the
entry fees that are paid by
the participants, our excep-
tional sponsors, fund raisers,
etc. If not for the sponsors,
etc. we would not be able to
purchase our much needed
equipment -- this does
include pitching machines.
We wouldn't be able to sup-
port our teams so well if not
for the parents, coaches,
sponsors and others who
work behind the scenes. We
want our kids to be success-
ful and we're willing to work
to make it happen. We don't
have a free ride.
I hope we have been able
to clarify any misunder-
standings. Again, the Dixie
. Youth and Dixie Girls are two
separate organizations that
fall under separate District
and State Directors. They
govern their league just as
our Dixie Youth District and
State Directors govern us.
Again, thank you to the
County, County Maintenance
Dept., and the state workers
who make the facility a great
place for our kids to be.
Respectfully,
Calhoun County
Dixie Youth
Dear Editor,
I would like to take this
opportunity to say ,"Happy
Mother's Day" to all you
mom's out there who put,
your child's needs before
your own, who know being a
mom is a 24/7 ongoing job',
and, who love your child
unconditionally.
A child is a precious gift, a
responsibility as well as a
joy. Remember, every child
is like a sponge who
absorbs everything in their
environment. Which
includes everything a mom
or dad says or does. After all,
parents are a child's first
teacher.
'Happy Mother's Day' to all
you mom's and grandma's!!
And keep doing what you do!
Sincerely,
Rosalind C.
Rauschenberg

Dear Editor,
I am writing this letter to
make known to the public of
a very horrible series of
events that have happened in
my life before and after join-
ing the United States Navy.
I enlisted in the Navy and

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CALHOUN COUNTY
April 29: Kelly Allen, DWLSR, possession of less than 20 grams mari-
juana, drug paraphernalia; Grayson Tucker, child abuse, resisting
arrest without violence; Angela Howard, VOP
April 30: Adam Simpson, DWLSR
May 1: Darryl Basford, trespass after warning; John Leroy Kelly,
VOP; Rose O'Brian, VOP; Arnold O'Brian, DWLSR, vehicle decal not
assigned
May 2: Tomario Sanders, Gadsden Co. warrant; Antonio Dawkins,
possession of less than 20 grams marijuana, drug paraphernalia,
tampering with evidence, resisting arrest without violence
May 3: James Odom, writ of attachment; Kelvin McElmore, grand
theft auto
May 4: Arlena Falcon, false report to law enforcement officer
LIBERTY COUNTY
April 30: Derek Wayne Moss, DWLSR, expired tag
May 1: Margaret June Durham, holding for CCSO
May 3: Chad Erwin Fisher, possession of less than 20 grams marijua-
na, drug' paraphernalia; Matthew Gregory Myers, DUI
May 4: Marvis Thompson, state VOP; Cuyler Engram, serving week-
ends; Terence O'Brian, DWLSR
Editor's Note: Charles Cook in last week's Sheriff's Log is NOT
Charles B. Cook of Jackson County, husband of Debra Cook.
The above individuals were booked into the Calhoun or Liberty
County Jail over the past week. Although they have been
charged with a crime, they are considered innocent until proven
guilty.


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Calhoun County School Board

JOB OPPORTUNITY

The School Board of Calhoun County is accepting applications
for the following position:

Guidance Counselor
Blountstown High School

*Terms of Employment: 10 months
Salary: Range: Commensurate with Current Salary schedule
and Experience
Applicant Qualifications: Masters Degree or Equivalent and
Guidance Certification
Applications are available at the office of the Superintendent
located, in the Courthouse. Completed applications should
be returned to the School Board Office by 12:00 noon,
May 24, 2007 at 12:00 Noon (CDT).
Questions concerning this job opening may be directed to Mrs.
Mary Sue Neves, Superintendent or Mr. Keith Summers,
Principal.
Employment opportunities are offered without regard to race,
religion, sex, age, national origin, handicap or marital status.
DRUG-FREE WORKPLACE
Equal Opportunity Employer
May 9, 2007



Calhoun County School Board

JOB OPPORTUNITY

The School Board of Calhoun County is accepting applications
for the following position:

English Teacher
Blountstown High School

*Terms of Employment: 10 months
Salary: Range: Commensurate with Current Salary schedule
and Experience
Applicant Qualifications: Bachelors Degree or Eqivalent with
English certification and be Highly Qualified
Applications are available at the office of the Superintendent
located in the Courthouse. Complete applications should be
returned to the School Board Office by 12:00 noon,May
24, 2007 at 12:00 Noon (CDT).
*Questions concerning this job opening may be directed to Mrs.
Mary Sue Neves, Superintendent or Mr. Keith Summers,
Principal.
Employment opportunities are offered without regard to race,
religion, sex, age, national origin, handicap or marital status.
DRUG-FREE WORKPLACE
Equal Opportunity Employer
May 9, 2007



Calhoun County School Board

JOB OPPORTUNITY

The School Board of Calhoun County is accepting applications
for the following position:

Chemistry, Physics, Biology Teacher
Blountstown High School

*Terms of Employment: 10 months
Salary: Range: Commensurate with Current Salary schedule
and experience
Qualifications: Bachelor's Degree or higher with Florida
certification in Chemistry, Biology, and Physics and be Highly
Qualified
*Applications are available at the office of the Superintendent of
Schools located in the Courthouse or the office at Altha Public
School. Complete applications should be returned to the
School Board Office by 12:00 noon, May 24, 2007.
Questions concerning this job opening may be directed to Mrs.
Mary Sue Neves, Superintendent or Mr. Keith Summers,
Principal.
Employment opportunities are offered without regard to race,
religion, sex, age, national origin, handicap or marital status.
DRUG-FREE WORKPLACE
Equal Opportunity Employer
May 9, 2007



Calhoun County School Board

JOB OPPORTUNITY

The School Board of Calhoun County is accepting applications
for the following position:

Band Director
Blountstown High School
*Terms of Employment: 10 months
Salary: Range: Commensurate with Current Salary schedule
and Experience
*Applicant Qualifications: Bachelors Degree or Equivalent with
Music certification and be Highly Qualified
*Applications are available at the office of the. Superintendent
located in the Courthouse. Completed applications should
be returned to the School Board Office by 12:00 noon,
May 24, 2007 at 12:00 Noon (CDT).
*Questions concerning this job opening may be directed to Mrs.
Mary Sue Neves, Superintendent or Mr. Keith Summers,
Principal.
Employment opportunities are offered without regard to race,
religion, sex, age, national origin, handicap or marital status.
DRUG-FREE WORKPLACE


Equal Opportunity Employer
May 9, 2007






S S CIS


Parthenon Healthcare of Blountstown
currently has the following positions open:

Nurses: $2,500 Sign On Bonus

RN Weekend Supervisor
RN/LPN, 7P-7A, Part-time

Certified Nursing Assistants
$2,500 Sign On Bonus
3-11 AND Weekend Baylor

Full-time Cooks & Dietary Aides
New Pay Rates

Applicants should apply in person or call
Parthenon Healthcare of Blountstown
17884 N.E. Crozier Street, Blountstown, FL
Phone 850-674-5464/Fax 674-9384
May 9,2007


CHIPOLA COLLEGE is now
accepting applications for

DEPARTMENTAL STAFF ASSISTANT
in the Educational Talent Search office

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:'
Requires an A.A. / A.S. in Business or related field plus 2 years related
experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Must demonstrate proficiency in office and records management and
standard computer programs. Valid state driver's license required.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Provides clerical and administrative support assistance to the
Educational Talent Search (ETS) program. Compiles data, maintains
records, prepares reports and promotional materials, and performs
other clerical duties as needed.
APPLICATION DEADLINE: MAY24, 2007AT4:00 PM CDT
Interested applicants should submit a letter of application, completed
Chipola College employment application, resume, list of references with
current addresses and telephone numbers and copies of college
transcripts to Chipola College, Human Resources Office, 3094 Indian
Circle, Marianna, FL 32446.
AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
May9, 16,.2007


CHIPOLA COLLEGE is now accepting applications
for the following positions:

Biology and Earth Science Instructor
*Economics Instructor
*Mathematics Instructor

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
Biology and Earth Science Instructor: Master's degree with at least
18 graduate semester hours in Biology and Earth Science from a
regionally accredited college or university required.
Economics Instructor: Master's degree with at least 18 graduate
semester hours in Economics required; a Ph.D. in Economics preferred;
completed coursework of at least 18 graduate semester hours in
Psychology, Political Science, Geography, or Religion preferred.
Degrees and coursework must be from a regionally accredited college
or university.
Mathematics Instructor: Ph.D. in Mathematics required. Completed
coursework of at least 18 graduate semester hours in Statistics or
Business and teaching experience at the high school and/or college
level preferred. Degree and coursework must be from a regionally
accredited college or university.

APPLICATION DEADLINE: OPEN UNTIL FILLED (REVIEW OF
APPLICATIONS TO BEGIN 5/21/07)

Interested applicants should submit a letter of application addressing
each position competency and philosophical requirement and
completed Chipola College employment application (both, available from
Human Resources); resume; references with current addresses and
telephone numbers; and copies of college transcripts to CHIPOLA
COLLEGE, Human Resources, 3094 Indian Circle, Marianna, FL 32446

AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
April 25, May 9, 2007


NHC
HOMECARE
Quality Care is Our Business
PRN RN-LPN's
CONTRACT PTAND OT
Our QUINCY HOMECARE
location is seeking
PRN RN & LPN.
Are you interested in being part of a
partner friendly environment that offers
autonomy, flexibility, and appreciation on a
daily basis? We are a Medicare home
health agency seeking individuals who
wish to join a team "that makes a
difference" in the lives of our homebound
pt's, Mileage is reimbursed.
ALSO
CONTRACT PHYSICAL
THERAPISTAND
OCCUPATIONAL
THERAPIST
Positions will cover the following counties:
Leon, Liberty and Gadsden.
Interested candidates may fax their
resume to: 850-875-2794 or call with
questions 850-627-6374
Attn: Dewana Monroe, Administrator.
EOE/DFWP
May 9, 16.2007


DRIVERS
USA
READ YMIX
Now hiring Class A&B CDL
Ready Mix drivers.
Excellent benefits and wages.
Apply in person
17501 Saw Mill Rd
Blountstown, FL
850-674-8655
TFC

Tallahassee Memorial
Home Health Care
is seeking a Florida licensed RN with
1 year of Med Surg experience.
Reliable transportation required with
mileage reimbursement paid. Ability
to work with diverse populations of
patients (primarily adults). BLS
required. This job offers the ability to
work independently and manage own
cases. Caseloads in Calhou/Liberty/
Jackson and Gadsden Counties.
Susan Alexander, LPN, Recruiter
Center for Healthcare Careers
Tallahassee Memorial Healthcare
1207 TMH Court
Tallahassee, FL 32308
Phone: 850-431-5795
800-347-0579 Toll Free
Fax: 850-431-6555
Susan.Alexander@TMH.org
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JOB

OPENINGS
Immediate opening for
Welder/Mechanic with
experience in conveyor
systems, and processing
lines. Must have full set of
hand tools. Hydraulics and
Neumatics a plus.

Immediate opening for a
diesel mechanic with
experience on heavy
equipment used in
agriculture including
loaders, forklifts, tractors,
and compost equipment.
Welding and hydraulics a
plus. Must have full set of
had tools.
EOE
Fax: 627-3493
May 9, 16, 2007



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CHIPOLA COLLEGE is now accepting
applications for Criminal Justice Ins'tructor
in the Workforce Development Division.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
Master's degree with 18 graduate semester hours in Criminal .Justice
required. Certification in Corrections preferred. Valid state driver's
license required.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
The instructor will be expected to teach Criminal Justice, courses and
other courses as assigned per the instructor's credentials. Duties
associated with the institutional mission of the College will also be part
of the instructor's role.

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Open until filled.

Interested applicants should submit a letter of application, completed
Chipola College employment application, resume, list of references with
current addresses and telephone numbers and copies of college
transcripts to Chipola College, Human Resources Office, 3094 Indian
Circle, Marianna, FL 32446.

AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
May 9, 2007


u s/ .. One Year For Calhoun and Liberty County,, $21
^ One Year Elsewhere, $26


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Deadline Monday Noon FAX: 674-5008 Phone: 674-5041 E-mail: classifieds@thecountyrecord.net


CARS & TRUCKS

1999 Chrysler Town & Country
Limited Addition, fully loaded, $6,000
OBO. Call Terri at 643-7789.
1995 Lincoln Town Car, good tires,
new suspension, recent motor,
needs attention. $1,900. Call 674-
5045, cell: 643-1874.
1992 Mazda B2200, for parts, ask-
ing $400. Call 674-6987.


1997 Mazda Miata STO, new top,
low miles, $5500. Call 674-7168.
2005 Cavalier, good condition,
$500 down and take over payments.
Call 674-2358.
1991 Pontiac Bonneville. Call 674-
3629.

FOR RENT
VACATION RENTAL- Panama City
Beach. Go to www.vrbo.com/3085


or call (850) 674-4242.
Mobile home, 1 & 2 bedroom, on
John F Bailey Road, SR 20 W,
Blountstown. $85 to $145 weekly. All
utilities included. NO PETS. Also
RV for rent and/or sale. Call 674-
7616.
Partially furnished 2002 dou-
blewide trailer. 3 bedroom, 2 bath on
1/2 acre lot. 6 miles out of
Blountstown on Hwy. 69N. Asking
$550/mo with $500/ deposit. Call
674-1400 days or 674-8378 after
5:30. Must have references.


Q 2 bdr trailers., semi-furnished, no
HAND-PICKED QUALITY pets. 674-4011.
_. a RV trailers $75 $80 week, most
-_> e ,JI .L'A"utilities furnished; 2 bdr. trailers
;when available. Call 674-4011.
House for rent 1 bedroom, 1 bath
S, clean and nice on 1/2 acre lot, good
neighborhood. Hwy. 69, 3 miles
north of Blountstown. $400/mo plus
$400/dep. Call 674-5059 or 674-
BEST SLOW CREDIT, NO PROBLEM! W.A.C 5921.
DEAL IN
TH EF e 12 bedroom trailer in Altha. Very
THET nice. ALSO, 3 bedroom, 2 bath brick
TRI-STATE- home available in 2-3 weeks. Call
REA! Bus: (850) 526-5254 Res: (850) 762-3679 762-9555.
2 bedroom, 1 bath house. I want
to rent to 1 person or a couple who
can fix up the house in lieu of rent. If
interested call 643-6372 or 674-
I o,3918, leave a message. $150 secu-
rity deposit, $350 a month or show

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'04l ~ C hrysler PT Cruiser Touring 1 O 5 -
Auto, 20" Chrome 10,9959
Wheels!

06 Dodge Grand Caravan .
$ .. V6, 7 Passenger,


L '06 Jeoeep Connnaminder 4 Dr.
f1 DVD, 22" Chrome -21,495
A? Wheels, Loaded! -


'02 Chevy S-10 Ext. Cab '06 Sebring Convertible Touring 3
Auto, A/C!.0,7I 11 Auto, V6, Power Seat!$ 1
'04 Dodre Intrepid 4 Dr. SE $8990 '01 FordF-250 Ext. Cab 4X4 4,9
Auto, Spoilir, Loaded! 8, 790 Diesel, XtLT Package! C 4$14,695
'02 Dodge Dakota Ext. Cab SLT '07 Pontiac G-6 4 Dr
Auto, V6! 9,995 V6, Auto, Loaded! $14,995
'04 Hyundai Tiburon 2 Dr. I 995 '05 Dodge 1500 Quad Cab SLT $ 17995
Auto, Sunroof, Loaded! $ ,995 V8, Loadec i ,9
'03 Jeep Grand Cherokee Ltd. $ w! n! '06 Chrysler Crossfire Ltd.....................$ 5
Power Leather Seats, Auto! $10,7979 Leather, Auto,Only 7500 Miles ... 2 9 95
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NO children.

FOR SALE
Computers for sale new or facto-
ry refurbished computers, Monitors,
Inkjet & Laser Printers, CD's, CD-
RW, CD Drives, Zip Drives, SparQ
Drive and Software. Call Russell A.
Peterson at (850) 674-2958, 17785
Crozier St., Blountstown. E-mail:
russellp@digitalExpt.Com.
White baby bed and baby bouncy
seat, portable baby bassinet, lots of
baby toys and clothes; double or twin
bed frame; treadmill, really nice. Call
674-5866.
5th Wheel, $100; (2) chopper style
look bicycles, $25 ea.; (2) Toyota
bedliners, FREE; '96' Polaris SLX
780, 2 seater, 52 hours on rebuilt
motor, $1500. Call 674-1740.
Twin size mattress, $5. Call 674-
4139.
Kid's football table/pool table. Call
674-3629. P
9N gas Ford farm tractor, good
tires. Call 674-4011 after 6:00.
Rheen 80 gal. electric water, ener-
gy miser, 220 volts, new, still in box,
$300. Call 762-4533.
65 Ford tractor, gas, with 5 ft. bush-
hog, excellent shape, $3,000. Call
762-4533.
2003 28 ft. Horton enclosed cargo
trailer, insulated with cool and heat,
bumper bull, good condition, $7500.
Call 674-7168.
SPL 12 speaker with box, SPL 520
amp, $200 OBO. Call 762-3233 or
209-1952.
Hunter green leather recliner, $75;
toddler bed, $20; highchair, $20;
walker(baby), $15; a few more baby
items. Call 643-5985 or 643-6132
and leave a message.
Queen Pillow-Top Mattress Set.
Brand new in plastic with warranty,
$150. Call Sandi 850-222-9879.
NEW 8 INCH NASA VISCO MEM-
ORY FOAM mattress set with war-
ranty. Retails at $1899, MUST
move; $750. (850) 545-7112.
SOFA & LOVESEAT. Brand NEW
LEATHER, still wrapped, lifetime
warranty, sacrifice, $795. (delivery
available). (850) 425-8374.
NEW QUEEN POSTER bedroom
set bed, dresser, mirror, chest, 2
nightstands. $4000 value, must sell
$1500. 850-545-7112.
DINING ROOM Beautiful cherry
table, 2 arm & 4 side chairs, lighted
china cabinet. Brand new in boxes,
can deliver. Must move, $799. 850-
222-7783.

FREE PETS
Free kittens. Call 674-3629.

DRIVER TRAINEES NEEDED
NOW!! Werner needs entry-level
semi drivers. No exp. required. Ave.
#36k+1st yr! 60% home nightly /
weekly. CDL training in your area.
1-866-280-5309.


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500 (1 Box)...$59.75
1000 (2 Boxes)...$74.68
2500 (1 Case)...$131.94


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CRIMINAL JUSTICE
TRAINING CENTER
Basic Law Enforcement
& Crossover from
Corrections to
Law Enforcement
Academies Start: July 12,2007
Application Deadline: June 22,2007
AL & GA residence -
NO out of state tuition
Call (850) 718-2479 or (850) 718-2286
HELP WANTED
Brick Masons needed, $17.20/per
hour depending on experience. Call
Titus Bontrager at 850-718-3534.

REAL ESTATE
Land for sgle, 2.5 miles north of
Altha up to 25 acres highway
frontage and Sam Duncan Road
frontage, $8,500 per acre or
$215,000. More info call Glen at
762-3276.

SERVICES
I'm looking for houses to clean in
Altha area. I have 20 years experi-
ence. Reasonable rates. Call
Weeks at 762-3276.
HANDYMAN!!!
PAINTING, CARPENTRY, PRES-
SURE WASHING, REPAIRS
Free Estimates & Discounts. LLC
& Insured!!
Call ALLEN McCLELLAN AT
850-625-9348 or 850-762-9348

YARD SALES
First time moving sale Saturday,
7:30 'until all is gone, 19103 NE-
Elijah Morris Rd., turn off 69 north on
John G. Bryant Rd, go one block turn
right first house on right. Inside sale.
Houseware, what nots, some tool;s,
to much to name.
Huge sale, Friday & Saturday, May
18 & 19, 8:00 4:00. Altha 15608
NW J.J. Young Road, off SR 71.
Entire contents of home. TV's, gui-
tar, tools, utility trailer, freezers and
much more. Call 762-9698.
Yard sale Saturday at 16590 SW
Gaskin St., 8:00 a.m. Women's
clothes size 6 to 22W., few house-
hold items, men's clothing, antique
crochet queen bedspread.
Yard sale Saturday, 20157 SW
Dogwood Ave. (behind Burger King)
Cleaning out garage, need room.
Something for everyone. Call 674-
6520.
Garage sale Fri. Sun., at 16584
NE Hanna Tower Rd. in Altha.
Furniture, clothes, books, odds &
ends. Call 762-2009 if you need
directions.



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850-674-4202
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M&W Self Storage
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10x10...$35 Per Month
10x20...$70 Per Month
10x25...$90 Per Month
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For A Fnendit Quote Call
674-5333
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Letters to the Editor cont'd


arrived at Great Lakes, OH, in
May 200)5. During a fire-fight-
ing training application in mid-
July, I was instructed by the
Petty Officer in charge of the
training to don the Self
Contained Breathing
Apparatus as if it were a jack-
et. I was also instructed to lift
with my back, and not to bend
my knees. I did exactly as
directed and sustained an
injury to my back; I found out
later that the procedure was
investigated, and changed so
that a person uses the legs, not
the back, to lift the gear.
Later that night my back
was hurting from muscle
spasms, and I had to be taken
by ambulance to the local
naval hospital. While at the
USS Tranquility 25 July, a
medical officer told me I had
scoliosis in my spine. He asked
if I had previous knowledge of
this condition, and I had
replied I did not. He also asked
if MEPS had checked my spine
, and I stated yes, and every-
thing was reported as normal.
An x-ray confirmed that my
spine has a 7-degree curva-
ture. The medical officer then
asked if my spine ever been
checked when I was younger
and I replied yes, but it was
normal. The medical officer
said I would have to be dis-
charged since I had hurt my
back, and couldn't complete
Battle Station. I was even into
my 6-5 day of training, and
that translates to about 2
months worth of training down


the tube. A complete waste of
tax payers money that was
spent training me only to kick
me out the door. I was led to
believe that I was being dis-
charged due to the spasms in
my back, but found out that I
was being discharged for fail-
ing to meet minimum physical
standards because of the
symptomatic scoliosis. I was
given an "uncharacterized" dis-
charge and returned to civilian
life.
I have since my discharge
been evaluated by the
Department of Veterans
Affairs, and was diagnosed
with Thoracolumbar Muscle
Spasm and Myositis rated to be
a 20 % service connected dis-
ability. The physician who
examined me during my first
physical by the VA noted this
in his report to the VA. I have,
since being discharged from
the Navy, been told by other
civilian doctors that my scolio-
sis was. indeed asymptomatic
of the back pain. That the
Navy's diagnosis of sympto-
matic back pain was incorrect.
I have researched my dis-
charge and found out the rea-
son I was discharged is incor-
rect as it currently stands on
the records currently held by
the U.S. Navy. I did not have
symptomatic scoliosis, and a
very minimum scoliosis of the
spine that was not disqualify-
ing from the Navy. Yet I was
discharged from the Navy for
having said symptomatic scol-
iosis. I should have been grant-


ed a medical board if the injury
occurred in basic training and
there was a question of
whether or not the condition
existed prior to Basic Training.
I was rushed through out pro-
cessing without being made
aware of this entitlement.
Also before my enlistment
when I first went to the Military
Entrance Processing Station I
was told I was going to have to
get 18 cavities filled in my teeth
before joining the U.S. Navy,
and that the government would
not pay for the procedures. I
spent an estimated $800 get-
ting my teeth fixed just'so that
I could join the U.S. Navy.
Also when at MEPS, I was
tested for color blindness and
had failed the test. I.was given
an Airmen Apprentice job.
Basically I was going to be on a
flight deck of an aircraft carri-
er. Every job on the flight deck
being represented by different
colors. I then got to RTC Great
Lakes, and I had to lose my
enlistment contract due to
being color blind. I was then
offered a new contract by the
Navy for Yeomen. After injuring
my back I was then dis-
charged, therefore losing yet
another enlistment contract.
Overall pay to me was $866.53
for my time at Great Lakes,
and also $221.40 dollars on an
airplane ticket to get me home.
Not to mention the money for


food and board during my two
month stay at Great Lakes,
OH. Also not to mention during
my time in out processing
there were also 100 other guys
just in the medical and mental
separation unit. So if there's
100 other people who the gov-
ernment spent $1000 dollars
on each just in pay and ticket
home that's $100,000 dollars
of tax payers' money down the
drain.
Now after being discharged
from the Navy I have since
applied to get my discharge
upgraded from an uncharac-
terized to an honorable dis-
charge. After waiting for a
whole year I received a letter
from the Board for Correction
of Naval Records. They denied
my claim. Here are some
quotes from the letter received
by them. "On 7 August 2006,
the Department of Veterans
Affairs awarded you service
connection for your back con-
dition, which it attributed to an
injury, rather than sympto-
matic scoliosis. The board
rejected your contention to the
effect that the degree of scolio-
sis in your spine was insuffi-
cient to warrant your separa-
tion from the Navy...The board
was not persuaded that your
back pain resulted from an
injury, as there is no evidence
in the available records that
you sustained significant trau-


ma to your spine during your
brief period of naval service.
The Board also concluded that
the findings of the VA in your
case do not demonstrate that
you were discharged from the
Navy in error. It noted that
determinations made by the VA
are not binding on the
Department of the Navy."
I sent a complaint about
this to the Inspector General,
JAG, and the Secretary of the
Navy a year ago, and I haven't
heard anything back from
them. Also I sent a letter to
Congressmen Allen Boyd ask-
ing for help in this matter only
to receive very little help in this
manner. Also repeated efforts
to request to talk with
Congressman Allen Boyd
directly were denied.
I am unable to stand more
then 4 to 5 hours on a job to
work due to my muscle spasms
in my back. I was previously
employed at Blountstown
McDonalds. I am very grateful
for the opportunity that they
gave me in the form of work at
their establishment. They were
very professional, and treated
me with respect while I had
worked there. I have since a
month ago stopped working
there due to my back, and hav-
ing to go the Emergency Room
due to my back acting up while
working. Also being noted that
I have since my back injury


have high blood pressure. Now
when my back starts to hurt
from muscle spasms my right
side of my nose begins to bleed
for awhile, and have gone to
the Emergency Room due to
my nose bleeding for an exces-
sive amount of time. My back
injury has changed my life
style. Also being treated with
multiple brick walls or the run
around with the government
hasn't helped at all. Lastly, to
make note to the public, I had
just gotten out of the Navy, and
I have been told that half of my
original records have gone
missing.
I write this as a letter to the
community in hopes that this
never happens to someone
again.
If anyone has any ideas that
might help with my situation
please feel free to email me at
trueoneguy @yahoo.com. If you
also would like please write
your congressman to bring this
to his attention.
I have been basically
screwed over by the govern-
ment for my willingness to
serve our great country, and
after getting injured I was no
longer useful and thus dis-
charged.
Thank you for your time on
reading this.

Thanks,
Brandon P. Gardner


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