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in DUI

incident
BY KELLI PEACOCK
News Editor
City Council members
have asked the Blountstown
Police Department to inves-
tigate events surrounding a
former CaCI inmate who
was arrested for DUI while
driving a city vehicle.
Henry Carl Brewster,
46, was charged with felony
DUI, driving while his
license was suspended,
grand theft auto, and bur-
glary in the incident that
occurred in late December.
However, Maj. Rodney
Smith advised the Council
the burglary charge won't
apply if Brewster was living
at the sewer plant as has
,been reported.
" A special meeting has
been, set for Jan. 29 at 6
p.m. at the Angle Street
Complex to further discuss.


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SCHOOL CONSOUDATION


BY KELLI PEACOCK
News Editor SIM nT S ',IRC'TA


School officials are moving forward with plans to consoli-
date Blountstown and Altha schools into a new countywide
high school. First on the agenda is the search for a suitable
site.
Each School Board member recently chose a person from
their district to serve on a site selection committee with
Superintendent Mary Sue Neves appointing two other com-
mittee members from the community at large. The site
selection committee members are Tony Stewart from dis-
trict 1, Katherine Waldorfffrom district 2, Don Miller from
district 3, Thad Simmons from district 4, Minnie Johnson
See SITE SELECTION, page 9


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dealers
BY KELLI PEACOCK
News Editor
A Myspace site profiling the
plight of several state prison
inmates from Calhoun County
has caught the attention of sev-
eral area residents. This week,
Sheriff David Tatum and State
Attorney Steve Meadows are
responding to allegations that
these convicted drug dealers
were oversentenced.
Johndrell Patterson who is
involved with the site, tells
-The County Record she
believes black people are being
unfairly sentenced. "We had
two brothers, Johnny and
Jacob Patterson, who got two
years for. a first offense when
you have others which are
whites that had the same
charges and have a record and
have less time or
probation/house arrest." She
also says others, pictured on
the site, were given harsher
than necessary sentences..
Patterson goes on to say, "I
plan to take this all the way
until I see justice served." She
See DRUG DEALERS, page 14
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Steve Mears,

Jeff O'Brian

to seek office
BY KELLI PEACOCK
News Editor
Two more candidates have
thrown their hats into the ring
to seek office in the 2008 elec-
tion.
According to Supervisor of
Elections Margie Laramore,
Steve Mears, Jr. has filed his
letter of intent to run for School
Board District 1. The seat is
currently held by Grant
Williams.
Also .stepping forward this
week is Clifford "Jeff" O'Brian
who plans to run for the County
Commission post in District 5.
This, position was held by Jim
Pickron for the past two terms.
Pickron passed away on
Thursday.


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The County Record, JANUARY 16, 2008, Page 2


Terry Stone addresses issues


with property tax revisions


Deputy Supervisor of Elections
Angie Senterfitt (Deputy '

an 'I voted early' sticker to David
Moon, Calhoun County's first
early voter for the Presidential
Preference Primary. He was wait-
ing to vote when early voting
opened at 8 a.m. on Monday at
the Elections office in the
Calhoun County Courthouse basement. In addition to presidential preference, voters will decide on a local
1/2 cent school tax, as well as properly tax revisions.
Early voting continues through Saturday, Jan. 26, open daily (except Sunday) from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
The elections office will be open MLK Day. The election is set for Jan. 29. Voters are reminded to bring
photo and signature ID to the polls. Voters without proper ID are entitled to vote a provisional ballot.


City Council votes to purchase


old library for police department


BY KELLI PEACOCK
News Editor

The Blountstown City
Council voted 3-2 in favor of
purchasing the old Calhoun
County Public Library building
on North Pear Street. The site
will provide a permanent home
for the Blountstown Police
Department.
At the regular meeting, held
last Tuesday night, County
Commissioner Dan Wyrick was
on hand to discuss the sale of
the property. Since early last
year when the dilapidated
police station on the comer of
SR 20 and 71 was demolished,


Dear Editor,
Life in a small town has
some down sides, to be sure.
We sometimes complain about
a lack of things to do; our kids
complain about getting caught
by "everybody who knows your
Mama" if you break any
rpes:......; on the other hand, we
have a treasure in our commu-
ijty, and a group of us last week.
was fortunate to be recipients of
the kindness and generosity of
people in our small town who
wanted to support our students.
This past Friday the
Blountstown High School 2008
Project Graduation committee
held a chicken dinner fundrais-
er. The response from so many
of you was overwhelming, and it
humbled our group of parent
and student volunteers. We
want to thank all of you for your
interest and loyal support of this
effort; thank you for investing in
the lives of the Blountstown
High School class of 2008.
In particular, we'd like to
thank Mr. Duane Barber and
the faculty and staff at BHS for
their assistance and coopera-
tion. We are grateful to Mr
James Woods, City Manager,
for his support; we were awed
by the hard work and incredible
skill of the chicken grillmasters:
Mr. Glenn Kimbrel, Mr. Fred
Tanner, and Mr. Rodney Smith.
Mrs. Rebecca Devuyst and her
staff at Piggly Wiggly deserve a
special thanks for their ongoing
support of so many events like
this---they have helped us over
and over again! We were so
grateful for the kindness of Mr.
Grant Williams, Mrs. Doreen
Goodman of Parramore's, and
Mrs. Rose Amin of Airport
Motel for their generous food
donations. We had parents who


the BPD has been housed in
the old library. The county has
not charged rent, but that was
expected to change.
The county offered the
building to the city for
$300,000. Council members
Phillip Hill and John
Tomlinson, Jr. voted in favor of
the purchase, provided the
building passes all inspections,
while Tony Shoemake and
Janie Boyd voted no, hoping to
negotiate the price. Mayor
Marsha Harpool broke the tie
by voting in favor of the propos-
al.
Initially, the city had hoped


donated food items and/or who
volunteered hours of hard work
to make this happen. Last, but
not least, we had a dedicated
bunch of high school seniors
who distributed flyers, helped
dish up food, and handled din-
ner deliveries.
The heart of this community
is very special! ThaWks again to
all of you for your kind support.

Esther Stoltzfus, on behalf
of the BHS 2008 Project
Graduation Committee

Letter to the Editor,
To the Liberty County
Commissioners,
On behalf of our Board, our
staff, our medical staff, and,
most importantly, the patients
we serve, I want to thank you
so much for your $25,000 dona-
tion to the hospital. We are
most appreciative and will cer-
tainly put the funds to good use.
"We're excited about the
many positive things going on
here at the hospital but we con-
tinue to face many challenges.
your kind act will certainly help
us meet those challenges head
on. We look forward to working
with you in the future to explore
ways we can better serve your
citizens.
Again, our most hearty
THANK YOU!
Sincerely,
Ronald M. Gilliard,
FACHE
CEO/Administrator
Calhoun-Liberty Hospital

Letter to the Editor,
The Blountstown High
School Girls Jr. Varsity team
would like to thank Mr. Willie
Brown for his generous gift.


to build a new police station,
but cost estimates came in at
well above what they had bud-
geted to spend on the facility.


Calhoun County School Board
member, Mr. Brown, donated
tickets for the girls to attend the
2007 Capital City Holiday
Classic held at the Tallahassee-
Leon County Civic Center.
The girls boarded a bus
Saturday morning to watch
some of the finest basketball in
the area. East Gadsden defeat-
ed Cairo (GA) Saturday
evening for one of the more
exciting games of the Classic. *
Watching these fine boys' teams
play in this venue was a specta-
cle some of these girls had not
experienced before. The
evening was 'completed with an
all you can eat dinner at the
Golden Corral before returning
home.
Thanks again, Mr. Brown,
for this wonderful gift. Please
keep us on your Christmas List
for next year!

Delano Reed


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Somehow, largely through the Grace of'
God, devoted loyalty, and the vast pride on
the part of many people, The County
Record has never missed an Issue.


BY KELLI PEACOCK
News Editor
As reported in last week's
edition of The County Record,
an important, but confusing,
property tax revision will be on
the ballot when Florida voters
head to the polls Jan. 29 for the
Presidential Preference
Primary election.
Here in Calhoun County,
Property Appraiser Terry Stone
is encouraging voters to support
the measure, noting; that,
"Even though I don't believe it
does everything, it's a step in
the right direction to moderate
assessment increases due to
wild market swings."
The Legislature has bundled
four separate issues into a single
"yes or no" vote. Therefore, all
four will be either accepted or
denied together. The four items
are:
V An additional $25,000
homestead exemption
V Portability of the Save
Our Homes benefit
V A $25,000 exemption of


equipment,
schools.


tangible personal property
V A non-homestead proper-
ty assessed value limitation
Last week, Stone shared
answers to commonly asked
questions on the homestead
exemption and Save Our
Homes benefit. This week, he
offers some details on the other


hardware and


two items.
$25,000 exemption of
tangible personal proper-
ty
Q: What type of tangi-
ble personal property is

See PROPERTY TAX, page 14


VOTER GUIDE TO



1/2 CENT SALES



TAX REFERENDUM


On the January 29th ballot that coincides with
the Presidential Preference Primary election,
Calhoun County voters will be asked to
approve a 1/2 cents sales tax for the Calhoun
County School Board.


* Sales tax would be collected for a 10-year
period beginning Jan. 1, 2009.
* As much as possible- of the current two
mill discretionary capital outlay tax will be


replaced by the 1/2 cent sales tax.


on current estimates, approximately 25% of the
two mill levy could be replaced by the sales tax


for the 2008-2009 school year.


50% of the two mill levy could be replaced by

the sales tax for the 2009-2010 and following
school years. This would provide relief for the
property owners who now pay all of the two
mill levy.
* Using the sales tax as part of the two mill
levy will still allow the School Board to
participate in the Special Facility Funding with
the State of Florida.
* Used to improve local schools/used to


ducation


facilities,including


Based


Approximately


Calhoun County School

Board Special Meeting

January 17, 2008

8:00 A.M.


Items up for discussion include
site selection for the new high school
and facilities concurrency meeting held
in Board Room in Superintendent's Office


finance e


construction, reconstruction, renovation,
remodeling, land acquisition and improvement,
retrofitting, purchase of technology


software for local


Jan. 16, 23, 2008


LETTERS TO THE EDITOR








The County Record, JANUARY 16, 2008, Page 3


Happy "3rd" Anniversary, Randy & Linda Godwinl!
We love you,
Chatllna, TIekeyre and Yon Family



Jesse Earle Bowden


book signing Jan. 26


Stories about Calhoun
Country, some nonfiction, many
fleshed out in fiction, enliven
the latest four of the 11 books
written by Altha native and
Pensacola newspaper editor
Jesse Earle Bowden. Bowden
will be signing his best-selling
novel "Look and Tremble" and
two collections of nonfiction and
fictional stories Saturday, Jan.
26, at the Panhandle Pioneer
Village from 1 to 3 p.m. His
other new books are "Embrace
an Autumnal Heart," and the
expanded Florida Classic
Edition of "When You Reach
September," both include fic-
tional stories about the people
of Altha, Blountstown and the


Apalachicola River Valley.
Bowden's stories enliven
some Pioneer Village land-
marks, including Dr. J..B..
Dowling's medical office and
the Altha caloboose. He will be
signing in the Frink gym, where
he played basketball with the
Altha Wildcats in the 1940s..
Bowden, author of the
regionally acclaimed memoir,
"Always the Rivers Flow," cho-
sen as a Florida Classic, grew
up in Altha, the son of mer-
chant Jesse W. Bowden. He
was editor in chief and vice
president of the Pensacola
News Journal for 31 years

See BOWDEN, page 12


Stories sought for


book on local history


'i Residents' of ',Calhoun,
County and those with connec-
tions to Calhoun are being invit-
ed and encouraged to submit
stories for a special heritage
book being published in 2008.
Your family history is needed to
make the book complete.
The project is being conduct-
ed by the Calhoun Heritage
Book Committee, a group of
local residents committed to


preserving anrd' recording': the
history and heritage of'the'
county.
The committee will meet
January 23, 2008 at 10:00 a.m.
at the Blountstown Public
Library in the Heritage Room.
Everyone is invited to attend
this meeting. A brochure
explaining the project more
fully may be obtained at the
Blountstown Public Library.


Transportation board


hearing January 28


The Calhoun County
Transportation Disadvantaged
Coordinating Board (TDCB)
announces a public hearing and
meeting on Monday, January
28, at 2:00 p.m. at the Calhoun
County Senior Citizens Center,
16859 NE Cayson Street,
Blountstown. This meeting is
invited to all persons interested.
The agenda will include the
adoption of bylaws and griev-


Major Rodney Smith talks




safety with retired teachers


BY AILEEN MCQUAGGE
"Cop turns teacher!"
The tables were turned
when Major Rodney Smith
taught retired educators "a
thing or two."
Actually, Major Smith had
been invited to discuss Safety
when he met with the Calhoun.
County Retired Educators
Association members in the
Heritage Room Friday, January
4, 2008.
FoHlowing the Opening
Ceremony, Pres. Jessie Mae
Price introduced special guest


Major Rodney Smith.
An excellent, well-informed
speaker, Major Smith provided
a wealth of valuable informa-
tion on ways to lead Safer lives.
For instance (1) Keep house
doors and windows locked, (2)
Leave on lights when going out
at night, (3) Never invite a
stranger into your house, (4)
Never give any personal infor-
mation over the telephone, (5)
Make an inventory of your per-
sonal valuables, (6) Guard
against Identify Theft shred
all personal papers, (7) Post


important phone numbers on
the refrigerator, (8) Do not
carry large amounts of cash, (9)
Get acquainted with your
neighbors check on
them.....and much more!
All attendees received a
copy of "To Serve and Protect,"
a handbook prepared by the
Blountstown Police
Department. This is a great
Safety guide; it contains
detailed information on being
"Safe." The Handbook covers
not only Safety at home, but
also when driving, shopping,
etc. We appreciate the thought-
fulness and generosity of the
Police Department.
Johnnie Mae Whitley gave
the Devotions based on the
23rd Psalm.
The tasty refreshments were
provided by CCREA officers
and Department heads.
After taking care of some
business matters, Jessie Mae


thanked everyone for attending
- especially Major Rodney
Smith for teaching us so much.
Thank you, Major Smith. We
enjoyed our special teacher!
The next meeting will be
March 7, 2008 at the Library.


You are invited to the
Calhoun/Liberty Relay for Life
Midnight Masquerade Ball to
be held Saturday, April 5, at the
Veterans Memorial Civic
Center in Bristol, from 8-12
PM EST/7-11 CST.
Come join us for food, fun,
and, most of all, to help us
CELEBRATE *REMEM-
BER*FIGHT BACK. Tickets
are $30 for individual, $50 for
couple. Tickets can be pur-
chased from any committee
member. Dress is semi-
formal/formal.
For more information please
contact, Robyn Hill at 762-
4966 or e-mail at mizcal-
houn@yahoo.com or miss-
blountstown@yahoo.com.
The American Cancer
Society is the nationwide, com-
munity-based, voluntary health
organization dedicated to elimi-
nating cancer as a major health
problem by preventing cancer,
saving lives, and diminishing
suffering from cancer, through
research, education, advocacy
and service.
Relay for Life is the
American Cancer Society's sig-
nature activity. It allows every-
one in the community a chance
- tor. participate in' te,,.:,fight
against -cancer. Relay allows.ia
community to grieve for those
lost to cancer and to celebrate
the lives of those who survived.


At the same time, we are work-
ing toward a cure.


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officers, operating report, and a
staff report.
For more information,, or if
you require special accommo-
dations at the meeting because
of a disability or physical
impairment, contact Vanita
Anderson at the Apalachee
Regional Planning Council at
674-4571 'or by email at
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The County Record, JANUARY 16, 2008, Page 4


Events include parade, festival, and banquet



Black History Month





festivities are planned


Happy "4th" Birthday,
Carson Duncanil
Carson will celebrate his 4th
birthday on January 19th.
Carson is the son of Chris and
Lorie Duncan of Blountstown.
His grandparents are Gary and
Judy Duncan of Clarksville,
Gayle Suggs of Blountstown and
David Underwood of Otto, NC.
Carson will be celebrating his
birthday with a John Deere party.
He enjoys spending time at the
shop with his granddaddy and
playing darts. Carson also likes
to go to church and ride his new
four-wheeler.
Happy Birthday, Carson!
We love you very much!
Daddy & Momma


Happy "5th" Birthday!!
Jack Wesley Hildebrandt was
five years old on Sunday,
November 25, 2007. He cele-
brated his birthday with family
and friends at his home in
Tallahassee. Jack and his
guests had fun playing in a
bounce house at his spiderman
party. Jack is the son of John
and Tommy Taylor Hildebrandt
and the brother of Taylor and
Tiffany. He is the grandson of
Darryl and Mary Lou Taylor of
Blountstown and the late Mary
Carolyn Hildebrandt and Earl
Hildebrandt of Texas.


Greetings, from the Prayer
Chainer's Mission of God and
the Black History Parade
Committee. It is time once
again to celebrate another year
of fellowship, unity, and com-
munity pride. We will be cele-
brating our African American
Heritage the month of
February. The annual Black
History Parade will be held on


The Blountstown Middle
School American Cancer
Society Relay for Life team is
sponsoring a portrait fundraiser.
Team members will be sell-
ing two different picture pack-
ages. Customers may purchase
only one type of photograph to
receive the $9.95 package.
'The general family portrait
package is $9.95 and includes
one 8x10 family portrait. The
Putting on the Ritz package is
$9.95 and includes 1 8x10, 2
- 5x7 and 8 wallets of your first
pose. In these pictures, chil-


Saturday, February 16, begin-
ning at Blountstown High
School on Main Street at 10:00
a.m. Line up will begin at 9:00
a.m.
We would love to see many
pastors to be the Grand
Marshals of the parade.
Following the pastors will bIS the
reigning Ms. Plus America, Ms.
Sabrina Mathis, from Texas.


Ms. Mathis was crowned in
July of 2007 in Dallas at the
national Miss Plus America
pageant. Come out and meet
her after the parade at the Clay
Mary Historical Site at the
18th Annual Black Heritage
Festival and at the Black
History Banquet at the W. T.
Neal Civic Center at 7:00 p.m.
We would also like churches
and other civic and community
organizations to participate in
the parade. We want floats,
cars, trucks, marchers, step-
pers, and as many entries as
possible.


If you would like to rent a
booth for at the Clay Mary
Historical site, the fee is $20 if
you set up yourself and $25 if
we set up for you. Please noti-
fy us as soon as possible, to
ensure that your spot is
reserved.
If you would like to have an
entry in the parade, please con-
tact, Pastor G. B. Sheard at
850-674-8683, Le'Tonya Reed
at 850-674-3449, Marjorie
Peterson at 850-674-3449, or
the Prayer Chainer's Mission of
God Church at 850-674-5548
for further information.


dren may dress up in ball gowns
or tuxedos provided by the pho-
tographer.
The American Cancer
Society receives the full $9.95
from each customer!
Appointments will be set for
Feb 9th and 10th and will be
digitally ordered the same day.
Customers will then receive
their pictures via the mail in 2-
4 weeks.
For more information, please
contact Angel Spurling or
Shannon Romer at 674-8234.


Happy "9th" Birthday, Aaron!!
January 19, 2008
Love, Mom, Dad,
Austin &.Andrew


Ralley Holley
Jason and Tosha Thornton
Holley of Chipley, proudly
announce the birth of their
daughter, Railey Halley, born
October 31, 2007, at Flowers
Hospital in Dothan. Railey
weighed 7 pounds, 13 ounces
and measured 20-3/4 inches
long.
Railey was welcomed- home
by her siblings, Chelsea and
Ciara McEntyre, and Austin
Holley. Grandparents are Debi
Thornton of Blountstown and Mr.
and Mrs. Bryant Holley of
Chipley.


Children's Day at
Museum of Fla.
History Jan. 26
The 25th annual Children's
Day proves to be an exciting
day filled with fun activities for
the whole family. There are
crafts, music, dance, drama,
exhibits, and storytelling.
Children's Day will be held on
Saturday, January 26, from
11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. ET at
the Museum of Florida History
in the R.A. Gray Building at
500 South Bronough Street in
Tallahassee.
Look for special performanc-
es by Young Actors, the
Tallahassee Ballet, the African
Caribe Dancers, Killearn
Performing Arts, and the Dance
Studio, Model trains, clowns,
and more round out the day's
activities,
Goodies Cafe is open for
lunch, the History Shop is open
for shopping, and there is free
parking in the adjacent parking
garage. Admission is free, but
there is a small fee for some
crafts. For more information
call 850-245-6400.


Catherine Diane Whittaker
Brian and Lydia Whittater of
Clarksville, are proud to
announce thd birth 'of their
daughteri.. Catherine Diane
Whittaker, born on December 3,
2007. She weighed 6 pounds,
7 ounces and measured 18-1/2
inches long.
Maternal grandparents are
Virgil and Joyce Rowe of Altha
and paternal grandparents are
Larry and Peggy Whittaker of
Clarksville.


BHS class

reunion cruise

being planned
Time has truly passed for
BHS graduates since the
march down Bowles field!
Let's get together. Plans are in
the making for a 4-day class
reunion cruise March 26 30,
2009, from Jacksonville to the
Bahamas aboard the cruise
ship "Fascination".
.BHS Class of 1970-74 can
contact Ruth Ivory at 850-264-
1629 or e-mail
ruth.ivory@floridaea.org.
Classes of 1978-81 can contact
Julie Williams at 674-2813. All
faculty, families and classes of
75, 76, & 77 are welcome.
A $25 per person deposit is
'due on January 30, 2008, with
three(3) payments over the
next year. Cabins start at
$380.00. Please help us get the
word out. All we'll have to do is
have fun and socialize!!

Pancakes and
sausage at Dixie
Lodge Saturday
There will be a Pancake &
Sausage Breakfast at Dixie
Lodge, 16th Street,
Blountstown, Saturday,
January 19, from 7:00 to 9:00
a.m.
For only $4.00, you can
enjoy a tasty breakfast of pan-
cakes and syrup, sausages,
orange juice, and coffee.
Come early and have break-
fast at Dixie Lodge with your
friends.
See you Saturday morning
for a delicious pancake and
sausage breakfast.


SUBSCRIBE TODAY!
j Call 674-5041


Hog butchering on


Saturday, Settlement


The winter tradition of hog
butchering at the Panhandle
Pioneer Settlement in
Blountstown is set for Saturday,
January 19, fromn 7:00 a.m.
(cst) until 2:00 p.m.
Breakfast items will be
available and include grits,
sausage biscuits, and coffee, as
wellias Gloria's famous home
made cinnamon rolls.

Black History

Pageant set

for Feb. 9th
The Prayer Chainer's
Mission of God wishes to invite
you and/or your daughter to
participate in the 2008 Miss
Black History Pageant
February 9 at the Blountstown
High School Auditorium at
2:00 PM CST.
DEADLINE TO ENTER:
January 25, 2008 at 5:00 PM
CST
AGE DIVISIONS
Tiny Miss: 4-5 years
Little Miss: 6-7 years
Young Miss: 8-10 years
Junior Miss: 11-13 years
Teen Miss: 14-16 years
Miss: 17-21 years
Mrs: 21+ married, single,
divorced or 18+ married
Lady Ms: 30+ married, sin-
gle, divorced (Only if there is a
wide enough age range of appli-
cants)
SPECIAL AWARDS
Miss Black History
Ambassador
The contestant that raises
the most money through dona-
tions and sponsor ticket sales
will be crowned Miss Black
History Ambassador
Photogenic
One photogenic winner will
be selected from each category
Entry Fee: $40
Cash or Money Orders Only
Money Orders must be
made out to Prayer Chainer's
Mission of God
No Refunds!!
Please send all applications
and fees to:
Pastor G. B. Sheard,
Founder
Le'Tonya Reed, Director
P 0. Box 447
Blountstown, FL 32424
Phone: 850-674-3449
Church: 850-674-5548
E-mail: missblackhistory-
pageant @yahoo.com
The purpose of this pageant
is not only to have fun, but to,
raise money for scholarships.
The goal with this pageant is
for girls/young ladies to under-
stand that true beauty comes
from within. It is found within
by helping others and helping
our community. We feel this
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ants, but their families as well.
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Events Investigated During the Past Week by BPD and CCSD


Man charges close to
$3000 on couple's card

A Blountstown man was
arrested last week for stealing a
local couple's credit card and
charging nearly $3000 worth of
merchandise over the holidays.
Wayne Davis, 41, is charged
with fraudulent use of a credit
card.
According to the Calhoun
County Sheriff's Office, Davis is
accused of using the card at 13


area businesses in November
and December. The investiga-
tion led to his residence on NW
McClellan Avenue where 29
pieces of evidence were collect-
ed.

Man arrested after
threats to neighbor

An Altha man was arrested
last Wednesday after allegedly
threatening his neighbor with a
knife and resisting the deputy


CALHOUN COUNTY
Jan. 5: Basil Hurd, sentenced from court; Vernice Feagin,
VOCP, failure to appear; Jesse Johnson, failure to appear,
DWLSR; Cecil Miles, DWLSR, DUI, attached tag not
assigned; Charles White, DL cancelled;- Steve Shiver,
domestic battery; Timothy Luckie, DUI
Jan. 7: Stacey Sims, failure to appear; Anna Marie Nichols,
VOP; Marshall Tapp, VOP
Jan. 8: Brandon Ronnie Pitts, VOP; Elvin Ruiz-Euceda, No
DL; Russell Blue, holding for Gadsden Co.
Jan. 9: Don Flanders, aggravated assault; Rebecca Hanlon,
possession of meth, drug paraphernalia
Jan. .10: Jessie Coe, trespass after warning; Jasmine
Williams, trespass after warning; James Szenay, DUI

LIBERTY COUNTY
Jan. 7: Jesse John Gilley, failure to appear, expired tag
more than six months
Jan. 8: Paul Edward Jackson, serving two days
Jan. 10: Randy Lewayne Snow, violation of injunction for
protection against domestic violence with minor children
Jan. 11: Jasmine Williams, hold for CCSO; Joseph Baker,.
hold for CCSO; Kenneth Edenfield, hold for CCSO; Steven
Shiver, hold for CCSO; Billy Ray Ivory, hold for CCSO;
Jermain Wells, hold for CCSO; Brandon Pitts, hold for CCSO;
Charles Dean White, hold for CCSO; Jerry Maxwell Sellers,
hold for CCSO; Jeffrey Thomas,. hold for CCSO; Madreon
Gatlin, hold for CCSO; John Martin, serving weekends

The above Individuals were booked Into the Calhoun or
Liberty County Jail over the past week. Although they hove
been charged with a crime, they are considered Innocent
until proven guilty.


who came to arrest him.
Don Flanders is charged
with aggravated assault with a
deadly weapon and resisting,
obstructing, or opposing an offi-
cer without violence.
According to the Calhoun
County Sheriff's Office, Dep.
Bliss Moreau responded to a
call on NW CR 274 and was
met by Daniel Allen Wilson
who advised he and Flanders
exchanged words when Wilson
was walking back home after
taking his child to the bus stop.
During the exchange, Flanders
reportedly told Wilson he was
kicking him off his property and
Wilson said he responded by
telling Flanders to shut his
mouth and leave him alone.
Wilson alleged Flanders then
chased him with a pocket knife
and he fled to the home of his
parents. Once inside, he said
Flanders entered without per-
mission. At some point
Flanders left and he was locat-
ed by Dep. Moreau in his own
home.
Upon being told to surrender
the knife, he initially refused
until Dep. Moreau was forced
to pull his weapon. Flanders
then turned over the knife and


Juy convicts


Patterson in

four minutes

State Attorney Steve
Meadows announces the con-
viction, in Calhoun County
Circuit Court, of Anthony
"Bull" Patterson, on a charge of
Sale of Cocaine.
A two males, four females
jury deliberated just four min-
utes before finding Patterson,
30, of Blountstown, guilty in
the March 27, 2007, incident.
The Calhoun County Sheriff's
Office and the Blountstown
Police Department worked the
case.
Sentencing is set for
February 6th. Patterson, who
has prior convictions for sale of
a controlled substance and
escape, and a pending robbery
case, may be a habitual offend-
er. If found to be a habitual
offender, Patterson faces a
maximum of thirty years


remarked, "I would have cut
you before you shot me, you
know that, right?"
Flanders was booked into
the Calhoun County Jail.

Traffic stop leads to
arrest on meth charge

A traffic stop for speeding
last Wednesday ended in the
drug arrest of a local woman.
Rebecca Hanlon, 34, is
charged with possession of
methamphetamine and drug
paraphernalia.
According to the Calhoun
County Sheriff's Office, Dep.
Bliss Moreau stopped Hanlon
at the intersection of SR 20
West and Pippin Cemetery
Road for driving 70 mph in a 45
mph zone. A check revealed she
had an outstanding warrant and
she was taken into custody. A
search of her vehicle turned up
a woman's bag in a rear child's
seat. Inside the bag, two pieces
of burnt tinfoil were located
with a white rock type material
on them. A hallowed pen tube
was also discovered. All the sus-
picous material field-tested pos-
itive for meth.


The County Record, JANUARY 16, 2008, Page 5


Wishing You A Bessed ew Year
Dr. & Mrs. Barry Edewaard & Staff

A New Year's Prayer
The year is gone, beyond recall,
with all its hopes and gears,
with all its bright and gladdening smiles,
with all its mourners' tears.
Thy thankful people praise thee, Lord,
for countless gifts received;
and pray for grace to keep the faith
which saints of old believed.
To thee we come, 0 gracious Lord,
the newborn year to bless;
defend our land from pestilence,
give peace and plenteousness.
Forgive this nation's many sins,
the growth of vice restrain;
and help up all with sin to strive,
and crowns of life to gain.
From evil deeds that stain the past
we now desire to flee;
and pray that future years may all
be spent, good Lord, for thee.
0 Father, let thy watchful eye
still look on us in love,
that we may praise thee, year by year
with angel hosts above.
All glory to the Father be,
all glory to the Son,
All glory, Holy Ghost, to thee
while endless ages run.
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CALHOUN COUNTY SAMPLE BALLOT


PRESIDENTIAL PREFERENCE PRIMARY-JANUARY 29, 2008


PROPOSED CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT


NO. 1
CONSTITUTIONAL REVISION
ARTICLE VII, SECTIONS 3, 4, AND 6
ARTICLE XII, SECTION 27
(Legislative)

Ballot Title: Property Tax Exemptions; Limitations On Property Tax Assessments
Ballot Summary: This revision proposes changes to the State Constitution relating to property taxation.
With respect to homestead property,fthis revision: (1) increases the homestead exemption except for
school district taxes and (2) allows homestead property owners to transfer up to $500,000 of their Save-
Our-Homes benefits to their next homestead. With respect to nonhomestead property, this revision (3)
provides a $25,000 exemption for tangible personal property and (4) limits assessment increases for
specified nonhomestead real property except for school district taxes.
In more detail, this revision:
(1) Increases the homestead exemption by exempting the assessed value between $50,000 and
$75,000. This exemption does not apply to school district taxes.
(2) Provides for the transfer of accumulated Save-Our-Homes benefits. Homestead property owners
will be able to transfer their Save-Our-Homes benefit to a new homestead within 1 year and not more than
2 years after relinquishing their previous homestead; except, if this revision is approved by the electors in
January of 2008 and if the new homestead is established on January 1, 2008, the previous homestead
must have been relinquished in 2007. If the new homestead has a higher just value than the previous
one, the accumulated benefit can be transferred; if the new homestead has a lower just value, the amount
of benefit transferred will be reduced. The transferred benefit may not exceed $500,000. This provision
applies to all taxes.
(3) Authorizes an exemption from property taxes of $25,000 of assessed value of tangible personal
property. This provision applies to all taxes.
(4) Limits the assessment increases for specified nonhomestead real property to 10 percent each
year. Property will be assessed at just value following an improvement, as defined by general law, and
may be assessed at just value following a change of ownership or control if provided by general law. This
limitation does not apply to school district taxes. This limitation is repealed effective January 1, 2019,
unless renewed by a vote of the electors in the general election held in 2018.
Further, this revision:
a. Repeals obsolete language on the homestead exemption when it was less than $25,000 and did
not apply uniformly to property taxes levied by all local governments.
b. Provides for homestead exemptions to be repealed if a future constitutional amendment provides
for assessment of homesteads "at less than just value" rather than as currently provided "at a specified
percentage" of just value.
c. Schedules the changes to take effect upon approval by the electors and operate retroactively to
January 1, 2008, if approved in a special election held on January 29, 2008, or to take effect January 1,
2009, if approved in the general election held in November of 2008. The limitation on annual assessment
increases for specified real property shall first apply to the 2009 tax roll if this revision is approved in a
special election held on January 29, 2008, or shall first apply to the 2010 tax roll if this revision is
approved in the general election held in November of 2008.



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DEMOCRATIC PARTY
PRESIDENT
(Vote for One)

0 Joseph R. Biden, Jr.
0 Hillary Clinto'n
0 Christopher J. Dodd
0 John Edwards
0 Mike Gravel
0 Dennis J. Kucinich
0 Barack Obama
0 William "Bill" Richardson III


REPUBLICAN PARTY
PRESIDENT
(Vote for One)

0 Rudy Giuliani
0 Mike Huckabee
0 Duncan Hunter
O Alan,Keyes
0 John McCain
0 Ron Paul
0 Mitt Romney
0 Tom Tancredo
0 Fred Thompson


THE FOLLOWING WILL APPEAR ON ALL BALLOTS IN CALHOUN COUNTY
FORTHISELECTION (DEMOCRA T, REPUBLICAN, AND NONPARTISAN):

SCHOOL DISTRICT OF CALHOUN COUNTY, FLORIDA
REFERENDUM REGARDING LEVY OF SALES SURTAX BY SCHOOL BOARD
TO FINANCE EDUCATION FACILITIES

Shall a one-half cent sales surtax be levied in Calhoun County for a period of ten (10)
years, effective January 1, 2009, and expiring on December 31, 2018, with collections
commencing January 1, 2009, to finance educational facilities, including construction,
reconstruction, renovation, remodeling, land acquisition and improvement, retrofitting and
the purchase of technology equipment, hardware and software for the Calhoun County
School District?

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The County Record, JANUARY 16, 2008, Page 6


Altha hosts Munroe Thursday, Sneads on Senior Night Friday



Wildcats stung by




Hornets, bag Bucks


BMS J.V. Tigers end perfect season

The Blountstown Middle School junior varsity Tigers have wrapped up a perfect season with a record
of 10-0, Team members include (front row, from left) Dimitri Simmons, Andrew Bennett, Ased Farooqi,
(back row) Coach Billy Jones, Ethan Peacock, Jay Williams, Roosevelt Martin and Anthony Jones.


BMS varsity Tigers boast 8-2 record

The Blountstown 'MiddeSchool varsity, Tigetrsrecently ynded their
season with an impressive 8-2 record. Team members include (front
row, from left) Jawon Mosley, Jordan Sweinhart, Marquel Thomas,
Soad Farooqi, (back row) Coach Billy Jones, Miah Jackson, Roger
Abbott, Devin Harrigill and Brett Digsby.


BY JIM MclNTOSH

Back on the hardwood last
Tuesday night for the first time
in 2008, both Wildcats' boys
basketball teams came up short
against Cottondale but
rebounded on Thursday eight
to bag their Bucks' limit for the
regular season.
COTTONDALE, JANU-
ARY 8-Although they played
a much better game against the
Hornets- this second time
around, Altha's junior varsity
team was still 13 points behind,
37-24, when the final buzzer
sounded.
At the end of the first quar-
ter, Cottondale had built a 14-5
-lead and stretched it to 32-14 at
the break. The Hornets would.
add 9 third quarter points to the
Wildcats' 7 points.
Statistically, Cottondale out
shot Altha (5-5) in every
department. The Hornets
made 41 percent (9 of 22) of
their field goals to 26 percent (5
of 19) for the Wildcats. From 3-
point land, Cottondale sank 43
percent (3 of 7) of their
attempts while Altha made
good on 31 percent (4 of 13).
The Hornets connected on 56
percent (10 of 18) from the
charity stripe while the
Wildcats only made 29 percent
(2 of 7) of their attempts.
Chuck Simmons was the Top
Cat in scoring with 10 points
and he pulled down a rebound.
Will Rogers stroked a 3-pointer
and a free throw. Also, he was
credited with 3 rebounds and 2
assists in the contest. Both
Corey Johnson and Ben Willis
posted 3 points. Ben had a
team-leading 4 steals as well as
4 rebounds and an assist.
Ethan Ellis and Caleb Willis
each scored a deuce. Caleb
cleared a team-high 6 rebounds
and he swatted away a Hornets'
shot attempt. Ellis was credit-
ed with a rebound.


Even though four varsity
Wildcats scored in double digits,
four turnovers in the second
half resulted in Altha (9-4; 3-2,
2-2A) coming up on the short
end of a 68-61 score against dis-
trict foe, Cottondale.
The game was even at 10
when the first quarter ended
and it was still knotted at 27 at
halftime. The Hornets (8-3; 3-
2, 2-2A) held a 3-point advan-
tage, 44-41, at the end of the
third period.
Josh McIntosh led all scorers
with 18 points. (He is currently
in 7th place in the Big Bend in
total points scored with 175.)
Josh also cleared 3 rebounds,
had 2 assists, 2 steals, and he
rejected a Hornets' shot
attempt. Kevin Saldana racked
up 14 points and pulled down 5
rebounds. Both Drew Brazell
(currently in 6th place in the
Big Bend in total points scored
with 203) and Cale Chafin post-
ed 10 points. Brazell snagged 4
rebounds while Chafin had an
assist and a -rebound. Juan
Alejos and Corde Beauchamp
each came away with 4 points.
Alejos was credited with a
rebound and a steal while
Beauchamp snagged 2
rebounds. Ethan Byler added a
free throW but he was big on the
boards with 5 rebounds.
In the field goal department
Cottondale shot 65% (20 of 31)
while Altha sank 59% (17 of
29). From beyond the arc the
Wildcats knocked down 42% (8
of 19) to the Hornets' 30% (3 of
10). Cottondale stepped to the
free throw line 28 times and
deposited 19 of those shots
(68%) while Altha shot 38% (3
of 8).
SOUTHPORT, JANUARY
10-The JV Wildcats didn't
make this contest nearly as
exciting as the first game but
the result was the same-a win.
In what was their lowest
scoring output of the season,


Altha (6-5) walked away with a
22-16 victory over the
Bozeman Bucks last Thursday
night.
After one quarter of play the
Wildcats held a 5-0 lead and
they extended it to 13-5 at half-
time. Both teams only scored a
deuce in the third period.
Altha edged out Bozeman in
field goal percentage by shoot-
ing 44% (8 of 18) to the Bucks'
40% (4 of 10). From beyond
the arc the Wildcats connected
on 18% (2 of 11) while
Bozeman missed all 4 of their
attempts. The Bucks came out
on top in the free throw depart-
ment by hitting 44% (8 of 18)
to Altha's 25% (2 of 8).
Caleb Willis was the Top Cat
in both the defensive and offen-
sive categories. He led the
Wildcats with 6 points, did
some serious window washing
by clearing 8 rebounds, rejected
2 Bucks' shot attempts, and
had 2 steals to his credit.
Chuck Simmons finished with 5
points, had a team-leading 4
steals, and he snagged 3
rebounds. Ethan Ellis, Corey
Johnson, and Will Rogers each
scored 3 points. Ellis came
away 3 rebounds, 2 steals, and
an assist. Johnson had a steal
and a rebound. Rogers picked a
Bucks' pocket and an assist.
Ben Willis rounded out the
scoring with 2 points but did
some major board work by
pulling down 5 rebounds. He
also had an assist and a steal.
Having already lost one. dis-
trict game last week, the varsity
Cats made sure that didn't hap-
pen again as they shot down the
Bucks (7-9; 1-4, 2-2A), 61-42.
Altha (10-4; 4-2, 2-2A)
jumped out to a 17-11 first
quarter lead and never surren-
dered it. They were ahead 35-
23 at the half and extended it to
a 20-point lead, 49-29, in the
See ALTHA, page 7


Dixie Youth Baseball


offering scholarships


Dixie Youth Baseball is
awarding scholarships to 2008
graduating seniors. The schol-
arship is for $2000. In 2007,
70 scholarships were awarded
in the Dixie Youth organization.
In the past two years we have
had three scholarships awarded
in Jackson and Gadsden coun-
ties.
To apply for this scholarship,
see your school guidance coun-
selor, your local Dixie Youth
official, or you may contact the
District'5 Director, Marty Toole
at (850) 519-4241. You may
also go online at
www.dixie.org/dyb and look
under 2008 Scholarships. The
form to apply is also on this
website.
Qualifications are simple;
actually, there is only one qual-
ification the person must have
at one time played in a Dixie
Youth Baseball league. There is
no relationship between the
award of a scholarship and ath-
letic ability. In the selection


process, the Scholarship
Committee, composed of
National Directors, does give
weight to such other factors as
financial need, scholastic record
and citizenship. Only students
entering college for the first
time may apply for a scholar-
ship.

Appling For Dixie Youth
Scholarships
Eligibility Requirements:
Applicant must have been reg-
istered on a Dixie Youth
Baseball team participating in a
franchised Dixie Youth
Baseball, Inc. league prior to
reaching age 13.
Deadline: Application Must
Be Post marked on or Before
March 1, 2008 for graduating
high school seniors.
Application Form: Contact
your local league officials, a dis-
trict, state or national director
for an official application form
or contact the National
Headquarters.


Alabama-Florida Peanut


Trade Show
What's the latest in agricul-
ture technology? You'll need to
attend this year's Alabama-
Florida Peanut Trade Show,
Thursday, February 7, at the
National Peanut festival
Fairgrounds in Dothan, AL, to
get a glimpse of just what may
be down the road for peanut
producers.
Registration will begin at
8:30 a.m. central time and
exhibitors will open their booths
at the same time to welcome in
the attendees to the 2008 show.
In addition to inside and out-
side agriculture exhibits, there
will be various equipment
demonstrations. One special
demonstration will feature a
"Biodiesel Classroom on
Wheels." The "Classroom" is
made possible by a collabora-
tive partnership between
Alabama A&M University and


February 7
the alabama Department of
Agriculture's Center for
Alternative Fuels. Built by
Biodiesel Logic out of
Albertville, Ala., the
"Classroom" provides an in-
depth look at how biodiesel fuel
may be produced and informs
public officials, business lead-
ers, and citizens across the state
about the ease of the process.
"There is a lot going on in
the agriculture and the peanut
industries and this trade show
will give growers, and others
involved in the industry, a
chance to come together to dis-
cuss what could be down the
road as far as agriculture," said
Ken Baryoti, executive director
of the Florida Peanut Producers
Association. "We strongly
encourage growers in Florida,,

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Tigers capture consolation

championship at Freeport

The Tiger basketball team had some fun in the sun over the hol-
idays when they competed in the Freeport Christmas Tournament.
Team members are pictured above outside their hotel, the Hilton
in Sandestin. They include (front row, from left) Jimmy Jackson,
Sharon Corker, Paul Mosley, Dominique Corker, Jason Byrd,
(back row) Jared Lilly, Asst. Coach Greg Granger, Jason Money,
Trey Johnson, Coach Andrew Sumner, and Cavon Cox. At right,
Jason Byrd received the all-tournament award. Below, the team
celebrates after winning the consolation championship.


Members.of the 1966-67 B-team included (front row, from left) Kokey DeBruhl, Allen McCullough,
Steve McClellan, James Goodman, Mike Bracewell, Bill Martin, (back row) Coach Gene Yon, Terry
Stone, Martin Mayo, Jay Hoyt Rackley, Donnie Sellers, Spencer.Faurot, and Chick Wood.


BHS basketball reunion



will be held February I


Calling all former
Blountstown basketball play-
ers, coaches, managers, statisti-
cians and basketball cheerlead-
ers!!!
If you played basketball or
cheered for a Blountstown
School basketball team, please
come to the Frink gym at the
Pioneer Settlement at 5:00
p.m. on Friday evening,
February 1, for a special bas-
ketball reunion. There will be a
reception where everyone can
gather and share special memo-
ries before moving on to the
BHS gym for the 2007
Blountstown vs. Wewa game.
This is the 40th anniversary
for the 1968 BHS state champs


and we will be recognizing that and leave a message with the
team along with the members of school secretary. We want to
the 1960 state championship make sure we have enough
team. All players and cheer- refreshments for the crowd.
leaders will be recognized at the If you have questions, you
ballgame. can e-mail Sharon Leonard-
If you plan to attend the McCrone at bhsl00years
reception, please call 674-5724 @yahoo.com.


Tigers on the road to


Bozeman, Cottondale


BY COACH ANDREW SUMNER
The Blountstown Tigers won
two out of three for the week by
defeating the Freeport Bulldogs
by the score of 69-60 and by
beating the Malone Tigers by
the score of 64-60 at Malone.
The only loss came at the hands
of Port St. Joe by the score of
70-42. 'The Tigers have a
record of 13-5.
Over the holidays the Tigers
brought home the consolation
trophy by defeating McClay in
the finals at the Freeport
Christmas Tournament. Jason


Byrd made all tournament. The
,TPigers --defeated -the'Bakirn
Gators and Laurel Hill to get to
the finals.
The Tigers will have to be
road warriors for the week
because after traveling to
Sneads on Tuesday (details
unavailable at press time), we
turn around and go to Bozeman
on Thursday and then to
Cottondale on Friday. This will
be a big week for the district
race. I hope we will play well
and we will. We would like to
see all of the Tiger fans at the
games.


Altha Wildcats cont'd-


third period.
The Wildcats found money
on 65% (22 of 34) of their field
goals to the Bucks' 50% (11 of
22). Bozeman was slightly bet-
ter with their 3-point shots,
making 43% (3 of 7) to Altha's
38% (3 of 8). Also, the Bucks
edged out the Wildcats at the
free throw line by sinking 54%
(7 of 13) to Altha's 53% (8 of
15).
Once again the Wildcats had
four scorers in double figures.
Josh McIntosh led all scorers
with 21 points, 5 rebounds (cur-
rently ranked 4th in the Big
Bend with 88 total rebounds), 4
assists (currently ranked 2nd in
the Big Bend with 69 total
assists) and 3 steals (currently
ranked 2nd in the Big Bend
with 45 total steals). Drew
Brazell racked up 14 points
along with 5 rebounds, a steal,
and he swatted away a Bucks'
shot attempt (he is currently
tied with Josh McIntosh for 4th
place in the Big Bend with 17
total blocked shots). Cale
Chafin drained 12 points and
he had 2 assists, 2 rebounds
and a steal. Kevin Saldapa
found net with 10 points and
grabbed 5 rebounds. Corde
Beauchamp swished 2 free
throws, snared 3 rebounds, and
had 2 steals. Both Juan Alejos
and Ethan Byler added a free
throw. Alejos was credited with
2 rebounds and 2 steals along
with an assist. Ethan pulled
down a rebound. Contributing
defensively to the Wildcats' win
was: Noah Byler with a
rebound, Jake Edenfield had a
steal, and Josh Warner had a
steal.
After a five game road trip
that ended last night (Tuesday)
at Poplar Springs (check next
week's issue for game details),
the Wilddats are finally back
home tomorrow (Thursday).
"The Battle of the Cats -


Round 2" against the R.F.
Munroe Bobcats begins at 5
p.m. (CT) with JV action. The
varsity tip-off 'is scheduled for
6:30 p.m. (CT). On Friday the
Sneads Pirates come to The
Den for a 6 p.m. (CT) JV game.
For the Wildcats' varsity squad
not only is it a big district game
but it will be "Senior Night" for
seven players: Juan Alejos,
Corde Beauchamp, Noah
Byler, Cale Chafin, Josh
McIntosh, Kevin Saldana, and
Josh Warner. They will be rec-
ognized with their parents
before their 7:30 p.m. (CT)
game. Let's have a "PURPLE
OUT" in The Den against
Sneads. ALL Wildcat fans are
asked to wear purple on and get
CRUNK for your Wildcats!!!
You can keep current with
the Wildcats' stats and more by
logging onto
www.maxpreps.com

T-ball, baseball

signups set for

Jan. 19 and 26
Attention all tee-ball and
baseball players: If you are
between the ages of 4 and 12 (
if you turn 13 before May 1st
you are not eligible) the
Calhoun County Dixie Youth
Baseball League will be holding
sign-ups at the Blountstown
High School Gym Saturday,
January 19th and 26th from
8:00am to 12:00pm. WE
WILL NOT BE TAKING
ANY MORE REGISTRA-
TIONS AFTER JANUARY
26TH.
Please bring a copy (for us to
keep) of your birth certificate
along with a $50 registration
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AITHA SCHOOL NEWS


King and Queen candidates are (front row L to R) Taylor Shelton, Tory Lipford, Meagan Wiltse, (sec-
ond row) Whitney Stevens, Noah Byler, Juan Alejos, Amanda Harper, (third row) Cale Chafin, Josh
Mclntosh, and Tad Scott.


Homecoming week begins Monday


Altha names 'Kids of Character'

Principal Ronnie Hand proudly announces Altha School's Kids of Character for the month of November:
(front row) Brooks Ann Mears, Austin Hayslip, (second row) Baileigh O'Neal, Trisha Barnes, Preston Goff,
Corey Kellenberger (back row) Kiana Richards, Breanna Greenwell, Summer Farris, Autumn Lee, Blair
Hall, Michael Anderson, Breanna Walker, Garrett Lovelace, and C.D. Simons.


Homecoming 2008
By Meagan Wiltse
The Altha Student Council
is excited to announce that
Homecoming 2008 festivities
will begin on Tuesday, January
22, 2008. Students are encour-
aged to wear their Camouflage
attire to school on Tuesday. The
Coronation and Talent Show
will be held on Tuesday night at
6:30 p.m. in the Altha School
Gym. Admission will be $3
Adult and $2 per student.
Children under school age will
be admitted free with a paying
adult.
Wednesday, January 23, is
College Day Support your
favorite college team. High &
Middle School "Cat Factor"
games will be at 2:00 p.m. in
the gym. Elementary games
will be at 9:15- 10:00 am.
.... Thursday, January 24, is
Spirit Day Show your school
-"'pirit by wearing your Wildcat
apparel. Also, our annual
Womanless Beauty Pageant
will be held on Thursday in the
' Altha School Gym at 2:00 p.m.
Friday, January 25, is Black
Out Day In preparation for
the Homecoming game,
Student Council has asked for
students and staff to wear their
Homecoming T-Shirts or a
black shirt to school on Friday.
Our Homecoming Parade will
be at 1:00 p.m. Immediately
after the parade there will be a
Pep Rally, Battle of the Bands,
and "Krazzzy Karaoke"
Showcase in the gym.
On Friday night,. the J.V.
Boys Basketball team will take
on Blountstown at 6:00 p.m.
with the introduction of the
Homecoming Court during half
time. The Varsity game is set to
begin at 7:30 p.m. After the
game there will be a bonfire at
the baseball field.
Everyone is invited to attend
our many Homecoming activi-
ties throughout the week. Also,
if you are interested in partici-
pating in the parade on January
25 please call Mrs. Sewell at
Altha School, 762-3121. The
parade will start at 1 p.m. and
line up will be at-12:00.

Homecoming Court atten-
Sdants:
Crown Bearer: Cole Yon
Flower Girl: Audra Chason
Sixth Grade Attendants:
Porter Smith and MacKenzie
May
Seventh Grade Attendants:
Justin Waldroff and Aerial
Folsom
Eighth Grade Prince


Flower girl is Audra Chason and
crown bearer is Cole Yon.

Candidates: Caleb Chew,
Austin Todd, Anthony Young
Eighth Grade Princess
Candidates: Brianna Attaway,
Shayla Chason, and Cortney
Harris
Freshman Attendants:
Ashton Baggett and Christy
Simmons
Sophomore '-ttendants:
Brett Floyd and Tammy
Johnson
Junior Attendants: Josh
Edenfield and Courtney
Chamberlain
Senior King Candidates:
Juan Alejos, Noah Byler, Cale
Chafin, Josh McIntosh, Tad
Scott
Senior Queen Candidates:
Amanda Harper, Tory Lipford,
Taylor Shelton, Whitney
Stevens, Meagan Wiltse
King and Queen candidates
are (front row L to R) Taylor
Shelton, Tory. Lipford, Meagan
Wiltse, (second row) Whitney
Stevens, Noah Byler, Juan
Alejos, Amanda Harper, (third
row) Cale Chafin, Josh
McIntosh, and Tad Scott.

Senior News
By Taylor Shelton
The Altha senior Class is
selling Fish Fry Tickets. They
are $6 a piece and consist of 2
Fish Fillets, Baked Beans,
Cheese Grits, and Bread.
Pickup is Friday, January 18,
2008 at the Blountstown City
Hall from 10:30 am 12:30
pm. Delivery is available. The
Sheriff's Department is cooking
and you can see any senior or
senior sponsor for purchase or
call 762-3121.Tickets must be
turned in by Wednesday
January 16, 2008.
The seniors are also having
a Home Interior Sale. The sale
will last until January 30, 2008.
Please see any senior or senior
sponsor for purchase or call
762-3121.
Alumni Basketball Game
Altha School Alumni


Basketball Game
ODDS vs. EVENS
Saturday, January 26, 2008
6 pm
Altha School Gymnasium
It is time to relive those bas-
ketball "glory days" and per-
form those cheer and dance
routines as in days of old. The
Altha Senior Trip participants
will be hosting an alumni bas-
ketball game on Saturday,
January 26 at 6 PM in the
Altha High School gymnasium.
All former Altha School basket-
ball players and cheerleaders
are encouraged to participate.
Any basketball player or
cheerleader wishing to take
part can leave their name and a
contact number with the school
secretary at 762-3121 or email
the information to LeAnna Hall
at leannahall@firn.edu. Once
we have a list of participants,
practices will be scheduled.
Spectators are invited and a
concession will be provided, so
plan on an evening full of food
and fun. All proceeds benefit
the 2008 Senior Trip.

Calendar
Wed., Jan. 16 -- Club Day
-Thursday, January 17 -- V
Girls Basketball vs. R.F.
Munroe 3:30 pm; JV/V Boys
Basketball vs. R.F. Munroe
5/6:30 pm; Winter Sports
Pictures (Girls Basketball, JV &
V Boys Basketball and Girls
Weightlifting)
Friday, January 18 -- V
Girls Basketball vs. Sneads
4:30 pm; JV/V Boys Basketball
vs. Sneads 6/7 pm *Senior
Night
Monday, January 21 -- No
School Martin Luther King Jr.
Day
Tuesday, January 22 --
Homecoming Coronation 7 pm;
Girls Weightlifting at Altha 11
am / 3 pm
Wednesday, January 23 --
Girls Weightlifting at Leon 10
am / 2 pm


Dixie Girls

softball to

hold signups
Dixie Girls Softball will have
sign-up for girls ages 8-18 on
Saturday, January 19, 26, &
February 2 at the W.T. Neal
Civic Center from 10:00 a.m. to
1:00 p.m. Anyone who would
like to volunteer as a coach or
umpire or just to help out are
also encouraged to attend.


Eighth grade Princess candidates are Breanna Attaway, Shayla Chason, and Cortney Harris. Prince
candidates are Caleb Chew, Austin Todd, and Anthony Young.


LLChamber of Commerc


BY MARTI VICKERY
EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR


BUSINESS TO BUSINESS
Our Calhoun County
Chamber Member Business of
the Month for January, Calco
Travel.
Director, Marilyn Russell.
Visit CalCo Travel online at:
www.calhouncountyseniors.org
Learn more about our
Chamber member business
perks at www.calhounco.org.

BANQUET
Thursday, February 28, the
Calhoun County Annual
Chamber Banquet will be held
at the W. T. Neal Civic Center
in Blountstown. An excellent
buffet meal is planned, music
by Sammy Tedder, awards and
door prizes throughout the
evening and more!
Our very special guest
speaker, State Representative
Marti Coley will be sharing a
dynamic message. Tickets will
soon be available for $20.00
each.

MEMBER MEETING
Tuesday, March 18, the
Calhoun County Chamber
Member meeting will be held
at noon at the Calhoun County
-Senior Center in Blountstown.
Special guest speaker, Glenda
Hutzel from "I Can Grow",
Jackson County, will share with
us the possibilities and opportu-
nities of agri-tourism and much
more.


COMMUNITY & REGION
You can help to strengthen
and enhance Calhoun County
through active membership in
the Calhoun County Chamber
of Commerce. Several levels of
membership are available. Log
on to our website at: calhoun-
co.org to print out our one page
application form, today. Call the
Calhoun County Chamber
offices at 674-4519 or 447-
1110 if you have additional
questions.
Thursday, January 17, the
NW Florida Legislative Forum
meets at the Sandestin Gold
and Beach Resort. This public
forum is presented by the NW
Florida Chamber Coalition and
will afford attendees the oppor-
tunity to exchange dialogue
with the NW Florida legislative
panel in attendance.
Tuesday, January 22, the
Rural Catalyst Project meetings
continue at the Veteran's
Memorial Civic Center in
Bristol on Hwy 12. Scheduled
to begin at-9 EST, the consult-
ing team and Enterprise
Florida will be presenting the
preliminary revenue distribu-
tion models and those in atten-
dance will be afforded the
opportunity to give some feed-
back.

ECONOMIC
DEVELOPMENT
Calhoun County is gaining
economic strength. Look
around at the numerous con-
struction projects, new and
expanding businesses. I saw


several SOLD signs out on
property that has been listed for
awhile! The more we dig in for
the long haul and really invest
our time, money and energy
into our community, the
stronger we will be for future
generations.
Tuesday, January 29, the
Enterprise Florida Rural Issues
Working Group will gather to
further the work plan of issues
the rural counties face in the
Economic Development arena
in the- state of Florida. These
meetings are the precursor to
the Stakeholders Council, EFI
Committee Meetings and Joint
Partner / Board reception, all to
be held on January 30. I will
attend the RIWG meetings on
the 29th and give an update of
our progress.


MAIN STREET STATION
Main Street Station
Restaurant scheduled to open
in late February or early
March, in the historic M&B
Railroad district of
Blountstown. This restaurant
plans to be not only a place for
good food and fellowship, but a
true destination location, bring-
ing folks in to enjoy our entire
community, visit the Depot,
walk the Blountstown
Greenway and so much more.

THOUGHT FOR THE
WEEK
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Try doing it a stone at a time."
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Tickets are on sale now





BHS alumni prom






set for February 23


Break out your dancin' shoes
and get ready to step back in
time, to the day when the prom
was the main event in your life
andI finding the perfect
dress...not to mention
date...was what it was all about!
In honor of Blountstown
High School's 100th birthday,
Blountstown Main Street is
throwing an alumni prom bash
to top them all. The event is set
for Saturday, Feb. 23, from 7
p.m. until at the W.T. Neal
Civic Center.
Feel like dressing up? Throw


Recognize this pair? They werehaving a blast at a BHS prom,
circa 1950s.


SUBMITTED BY HARLEA PERDUE

BHS English Students to
Have Poems Published
Students in Mrs. Betts's
English classes and Poetry Club
members were presented the
opportunity to have their
poems published in the
Creative Communication Fall
2007 publication. The following
students have been accepted to
be published:

Shirane Baker, Haley
Bozeman, Johnnie Brown, Kala
Caudill, Lance Clemons, Emily
Davis, Lauren Davis,
Samantha Ferguson, Ryan


Frye, Mercedez Gammon,
Joshua Godwin, Elizabeth
Harmon, Cherie Hires,
Malcolm Ivory, Jeff Jenkins,
Chase Johnson, DeMarco
Johnson, Daniel Leonard,
Evelyn Lindsey, Kenisha Lynn,
Kurtis Mathis, David Mayo,
Todd Mayorga, Brittney
McCardle, Christina Mears,
Andrea Nunn, Marlee Sherrod,
Jasmine Simmons, Amanda
Simmons, Dre Simpson, Haley
Smith,. Alexandrea Smith,
Alisha Strawn, Kimberley
Taylor, Jeremy Tipton,
Carolyne Van Lierop, Shelbie
Whitfield, Trevor Williams,
Ellen Williams, Kelley Wood


Several local students


on Chipola Dean's List


MARIANNA-Dr. Sarah
Clemmons, vice president of
Instructional and Student
Services at Chipola College,
commends the 199 students
who made the Dean's List for
academic achievement during
the Fall Semester 2007.
To be placed on the Dean's
List, a student must take 12 or
more semester hours of courses
and make an average of 3.25
(B+) to 4.0 (A) in all courses.
Calhoun and Liberty County
students who made perfect
averages of 4.0-straight A's-
and their hometowns are:
Blountstown-Karla M.
Atkins, Bradley J. Nissley, Staci
L. Pittman.
Bristol-Dawn M. Arrant.
Students who earned grade


from district 5, Bill Peacock and
Dan Yoder at large.
"Eight parcels have been
submitted and we're still look-
ing for more parcels to be con-
sidered, either to sell or to
donate," says Superintendent
Mary Sue Neves.
Among the sites submitted
so far, several are on Hwy. 275
North, one is on Hwy. 275
South, another is at the triangle
on the corner of Hwy. 71 North
and Hwy. 275, one is on SR 20
West, and another is on Hwy.
73 West.
In addition to finding usable
land preferably 80 acres the
board .wants the school to be
close to the majority of students
and the demographic center.
"We pulled up addresses of
grade 9-12 students and we
basically plotted where every-
one lives," says Assistant
Superintendent Greg Jones.
Maps are available at the
School Board office.
The School Board will meet
with architects interested in the
project at a special meeting on
Thursday at 8 a.m. to develop
criteria for selection.
The next meeting of the site
selection committee is set for
Tuesday, Jan. 22, at 5 p.m. in
the School Board office. It is
open to the public. "Our com-
mittee is doing such a good job,"
Neves remarks. "They are tak-
ing this seriously."


point averages ranging from
3.25(B+) to 3.99 (A) and their
hometowns are:
Altha-Andrea N. Debolt,
Alyssa C. Hansford, Karinia C.
Jackson, Ashton M. Lee, James
E. Mc Calvin, Mary E.
McIntosh, Jeremy R.
Redmond, Tammy R. Weeks.
Blountstown-Kate A.
Atkins, Tiffany J. Betts,
Christopher J. Eby, Jessica A.
Fields, Dianna E. Glaze,
Hannah R. Johnson,
Christopher A. Richards,
Noelle C. Smith, Ashley R.
Taylor, Shannon P White.
Bristol-Hali J. Barfield,
Darren D. Evans, Carmen R.
Foran, Shaela A. Powell.
Clarksville-Ferlon E.
Baggett, Jr., Justin M. McCoy.


For more information or to
submit a potential site for the
new school, contact
Superintenent Mary Sue
Neves or Greg Jones, assistant
superintendent, at 674-5927.

CNA program

begins Jan. 22,

Chipola College
MARIANNA-Application
deadline for Chipola College's
Certified Nursing Assistant
program is Jan. 22.
Applicants must submit an
application, questionnaire and
TABE test scores by this date.
The CNA program is designed
to prepare students for employ-
ment as nursing assistants, or
to provide supplemental train-
ing for persons previously or
currently employed in these
occupations.
Upon completion, the grad-
uate will be prepared to care
for patients in the hospital or
nursing home.
The 120-hour program will
meet Monday, Wednesday and
Friday, from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30
p.m. Classroom meetings will
take place on the college cam-
pus, with clinical experiences
in Marianna health facilities.

See CNA PROGRAM, page 14


on your favorite formal (from
now or any time period). If
you'd prefer to dress down,
wear whatever makes you com-
fortable. Casual dress is fine.
Just be there!
And if you're not a former
BHS student or graduate, but
would like to join us, you are
welcome to attend.
A buffet of heavy hors d'o-
evres will be served and there
will be live music. In addition, a
cash bar will be available.
Tickets are $20 each and
available for purchase at Merle


( BLOUNTSTOWN

E B NTST MIDDLE SCHOOL NEWS


BMS Honor Roll
Principal Neva Miller is
pleased to announce the honor
roll at Blountstown Middle
School as follows:

All A's
6th Grade
Andrew Bennett
Candase Bryant
Blayne Cherry
Ethan Peacock
Katelynn Roberts'
Austin Russell
Linda Young
7th Grade
Karah Beaver
Hayden Jeppson
Casey Johnson
Brandon Purvis
Ally Richards
Chelsey Weiler
8th Grade
Kelsey Bontrager
Megan Brown
Jesse Griffin
Brittney Norris
Trenton Smith
Leah Stewart

A/B Honor Roll
6th Grade
Aaron Boyd
Taylor Boyd
Jayla Brigham
Shannon Burch
Kristal Cooley
Kyle Darnell
Jacqueline Dudley
Ased Farooqi
Thomas Futch
Chase Harris
Breanna Jerkins
Savannah Jerkins
Hunter Jordan
Scott Ludlow
Calen Masai
.Heather Parrish
James Peacock
Bethany Ray
Adrienne Saintilus
Katelyn Simmons
Monazia Smith
Jeanette Vidal
Jennifer Vidal
Khirsten White
Alex Wroblewski
7th grade
Jacob Brown
Chelsea Caldara
Kayla Campbell
De'Barus Colvin
Alanna Daniels
Stedman Dawson
Davina Fountain
Chesten Goodman
Jordan Griffin
Chance Harris
Emily Hester
Elizabeth Jerkins
Mary Kent
Marysa Lee
Rosevelt Martin
Taylor Mauck
Marisa Melvin
Caleb Mills
William Nowling
Hammadah Talib
Laura Tomlinson
Morgan Welch


Curtis Wilkes
Justin Woods
8th Grade
Roger Abbott
Tiffany Abbott
Tyler Ammons
Sarah Barton
Shaquala Butler
Matthew Digsby
Chaz Fain
Saad Farooqi
Devin Harrigill
Cassandra Hiers
Semantha Hunter
Patrice Jackson
Heidi Jeppson
Tyler Johnson
Ja'Sharmaine Jones
Megan Layfield
Thomas Liffick
James Mayo
Jawon Mosley
Kadeija Murrell
Nicholas Cessna-Posey
Katherine Strawn
Trenten Wise
0 Donald Young


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OBITUARIES


ALMA BARTON COOK
Mrs. Alma Barton Cook, 85,
of Blountstown, FL, passed
away Saturday, January 12,
2008, in Blountstown, Fla.
Mrs. Cook was born on
January 30, 1922, in Geneva,
Ala., and had lived in Calhoun
County for most of her life.
Alma was a homemaker and a
member of the Southside
Assembly of God Church in
Blountstown, where she served
as assistant secretary and treas-
urer.
She was preceded in death
by her husband, Rev. Dee
Cook.
Survivors include one son,
Dewayne Dee Cook, of Lodi,
NJ; one daughter, Deanna
Elizabeth Whittington, and her
husband, Hilldon, of
Blountstown; three grandchil-
dren, Jennifer Mullins and her
husband, Vince, Jessica
Sanders and Jared Henderson;
two great grandchildren,
Danielle Elizabeth Mullins and
Alaric James Mullins.
Funeral services were held
Tuesday, January 15, at 2:00
p.m. at the Peavy Funeral
Home Chapel in Blountstown,
with Rev. Larry White and Rev.
Jerry Sanford officiating.
Interment followed in the Mt.
Olive Cemetery in Altha, Fla.
All arrangements were
under the direction of Marlon
Peavy at Peavy Funeral Home
in Blountstown, Fla. 850-674-
2266.

KENNETH BYRON JONES
Mr. Kenneth Byron Jones,
64, of Clarksville, Fla., passed
away Saturday, January 12,
2008, at his home.
Kenny was born on
February 18, 1943, in
Clarksville and 'had lived there
all of his life. Mr. Jones was
retired owner and operator of
Jones Forestry Service in
Clarksville. He served in the
National Guard for eight years
and was of the Protestant faith.
Survivors include his wife,
Connie Jones, of Clarksville;
two sons, Jason Jones and his
wife, Carla, of Clarksville, and
Kyle Jones of Clarksville; and
his mother, Willie Lee Jones, of
Clarksville.
Funeral services will be field
today, Wednesday, January 16,
at 2:00 p.m. (CST) at the
Travelers Rest Freewill Baptist
Church in Clarksville with Dr.
Shawn Williams officiating and
Donald Demont eulogizing.
Private burial services for
immediate family will follow in
the Jones family cemetery.
All arrangements were
under the direction of Marlon
Peavy at Peavy Funeral Home
in Blountstown, Fla., 850-674-
2266.

CHARLES RUSSELL
MORRIS, JR.
Mr. Charles Russell Morris,
Jr., 58, of Bristol, Fla. (Orange
Community), passed away
Saturday, January 12, 2008, at
his home.
Charles was born on June 1,
1949, in Panama City, Fla., and
had lived in Liberty County for
the past 30 years, coming from
Louisiana. Mr. Morris was
employed with the Liberty
County Sheriff's Department
as Captain, working in domestic
violence. Charles was a mem-
ber of the Baptist faith and a
member of Dixie Masonic
Lodge #109 F&AM in
Blountstown, where he served
as Past District Deputy Grand
Master, 2007 Grand Instructor
for this District. He was a
member of the Blountstown
Chapter 179, Order of the
Eastern Star, where he served
as Past Worthy Phtron in 2003
and 2004, a member of
Scottish Rite Bodies in Panama
City, and a member of the
Shaddai Shrine Temple in
Panama City. Charles, along
with holding other offices, was
past President of the
Blountstown Shrine Club. He
was lead singer for the country
and western bands, South Fork
and the Cypress Band. Charles
started the Arch Angels
Motorcycle Club, served as
past president of the Area
Agency on Aging, worked with
the Liberty County Senior
Citizens Association, past Chief
of the Volunteer Fire
Department in Orange, Fla.,


and President of the
Democratic Executive
Committee in Liberty County.
Charles loved Dixie Youth base-
ball and football, and had a true
love of the outdoors.
Charles was preceded in
death by a grandson, Cade
Henry Morris.
Survivors include his wife,
Jean Morris, of the Orange
Community; three sons,
Charles Fred Morris of Ohio,


Jeffery Scott Morris of the
Orange Community, Charles
Russell (Boo) Morris, III and
his wife, Rhonda, of Telogia,
Fla.; one daughter, Paula
Morris Smith, and her hus-
band, Roger, of Panama City;
four sisters, Dianna Mitchel of
Yantis, TX, Beatrice Long and
her husband, Roger, of
Mocksville, NC, Darthy
Emerson and her husband, Jim,
of Starks, LA, Tina Collins and
her husband, Tony, of
Lockheart, TX; eight grandchil-
dren, Taylor, Jordan, Cassey,
Trey, Summer, Britney, Chuck
and Gabby.
Funeral services will be held
today, Wednesday, January 16,
at 2:00 p.m. (EST) at the
Veterans Memorial Civic
Center in Bristol, with Rev.
Victor Walsh and John Davis
officiating. Interment will fol-
low in the Eureka Cemetery in
the Orange Community in
Liberty County, with Masonic
Rites at the graveside.
All arrangements were
under the direction of Marlon




Sho~oughto


Member
The story is told
of two men who
were confined to a
hospital. They
were sick with
tuberculosis, and
each had been told
Tim Adams his active life was
Funeral ODirDor over. In other
-words, the
remainder of their
short lives were to be lived as invalids.
These men began clipping poems and
other bits of materials. These materials
were put together, mailed to their friends
who needed encouraged, with the
suggestion that anyone who wished to
receive a second issue of the little
magazine send a contribution toward the
expense of printing and mailing.
To make a long story short, this
publication became known as "Trotty
Veck Messages," and 'the total
circulation in 1925 was more than
200,000 copies.
What an opportunity came to these
middle-aged invalids in an isolated
hospital in the Adirondacks!
i feres feoffieir poe
One broken dream is n he end of
dreaming. One shattered hope is not
the end of all; Beyond the storm and
tempest stars are gleaming. Still plan
your castles though your castles fall.

ADAMS

FUNERAL HOME
674-5449
www.adamsfh.com
W JiU


Telephone


Peavy at Peavy Funeral Home
in Blountstown, Fla. 850-674-
2266.

JAMES C. "JIM"
PICKRON
Mr. James C. "Jim" Pickron,
72, of Blountstown, passed
away Thursday, January 10,
2008 at his home.
Jim was born in Atapulgus,
Georgia, and had lived in
Calhoun County since 1969.
Jim served as Blountstown
Chief of Police for eight years as
well as serving as Calhoun
County Commissioner for eight
years. He is a member and a
deacon of Gateway Baptist
Church in Blountstown.
He was preceded in death by
his father, Howard Pickron, his
mother, Vera Pickron, a daugh-
ter, Kaye Pickron, and a broth-
er Roy Pickron.
Survivors include his wife,
Beth, of Blountstown; a son,
James Kevin Pickron, and his
wife, Sheri, of West Virginia;


In Loving

'Memory














I-SMILE
Friday, January 11, 2008 made one year
that our precious angel left us to be with the
Lord.
JaHairra loved the Lord. On Sunday at
church she would go to the altar and kneel
down to pray. She even like to sing, plus
clap her hands when the music was playing.
Altogether JaHairra just loved being in
church.
Even though JaHairra has been gone from us
a year, she's still with us in our hearts.
JaHairra's birthday, Thanksgiving, and
Christmas was hard. But January 11, 2008
was even harder for us. Remembering her
face on that day in pain was the hardest of
all.
JaHairra's pain was too much for her to
bear. She fought very hard, but the pain was
too much for her little body to handle. So
God saw how much pain JaHairra was in,
'and He decided to cill hr hiomie. aHaiirfi
is in a good place. She's with the Lord,
sitting with him on the throne looking down
over her love ones she left behind.
We love you and miss you JaHairra.
Mommy, Mama, Papa, Tamika, Quinton,
LaTrisha, Chaz', Keon'ne, Minnie, Great
Grand-da/ma
Across the years I wil
walk with you in deep green
forests, on shores of sand,
and when our time on earth
is through, in heaven, too,
you will have my hand
Love, Mommy, JaMarial & T. Brown
W Aa


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


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

Interim Pastor Dr. David Coggins
Located two blocks south of the intersection Highway 20
and Main Street in Blountstown

First Baptist Church
Helping people follow in the footsteps of Christ



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


and a step-son, Ken Sumner,
and his wife Debbie, of
Wewahitchka; a daughter,
Kathy I. Cauley, and her hus-
band, Trent, of Blountstown;
and a step-daughter, Rita
Wilson, of Blountstown; three
sisters, Sara McCalvin of
Donalsonville, GA, Barbara
Hogan of Columbus, GA, and
Dorothy Givens of Albany, GA;
ten grandchildren, Aaron and
Shanda Elrod, James, Tim,
Josh, and Kayla Pickron, Kris
Whitaker, Jamie Sumner,
Sherry Paul, and Kim Calhoun;
four great-grandchildren, Jade
Cloud, Austin Whitaker, Tyreek
Sumner, and Sara Ann M1arie
Pickron.
Funeral services were held
at 2:00 PM Sunday, January
13, from the Gateway Baptist
Church in Blountstown with
Reverend David Odum officiat-
ing. Interment followed in the
Pine Memorial Cemetery near
Blountstown.
Adams Funeral Home was in
charge of the arrangements (ph.
674-5449 or online at
www.adamsfh.com).

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DANIEL EDDIE
PRIDGEON
Daniel Eddie Pridgeon, 65,
of Alford died Monday, January
14, 2008, at his residence.
Mr. Pridgeon was born in
Altha and lived most of his life
in Jackson County. He served
in the U.S. Army and was a
member of Bethlehem Baptist
Church.
Survivors include his wife,
Joyce; two daughters, Peggy
Brown and husband, Steve, of
Rainsville, AL., Rita Hall and
husband, Paul, of Millsboro,
DE.; one son, Daniel Edward
Pridgeon, Jr., and friend, Kathy,
of Georgetown, DE.; his moth-
er, Wanda Burkett; one sister,


Gail Barton, and husband,
Robert, all of Blounstown; five
grandchildren; one great-grand-
child; and mother-in-law,
Zolena Kent, of Marianna.
Funeral services will be held
at 10 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 17, at
Bethlehem Baptist Church in
Kynesville with Revs. Ronnie
Wright, Irvin Jennison and
Chris Goodman officiating.
Burial will follow in the church
cemetery with James & Sikes
Funeral Home Maddox Chapel
directing.
The family will receive
friends from 6-8 p.m. tonight,
Wednesday, at James & Sikes
Maddox Chapel, 4278
Lafayette Street in Marianna.


Cody PHC hosting Rev.


James Payne on Feb. 3


Cod.y Pentecostal Holiness
Church would like to invite you
to two special services at 11am
and 6pm on Sunday, February
3rd, with Rev. James Payne.
James Payne is founder and
president of JAMES PAYNE.
MINISTRIES in Nashville
Tennessee. James is celebrat-
ing 30 years of full time min-
istry. He has preached over
5000 crusades and continues to
be in demand for revivals and
camp meetings.
James is a Grammy nomi-
nated songwriter. He has
authored over 2000 songs and
recently released his 24th
recording project. His classic
signature song "The Night Ole
Jack Daniels Met John 3:16,
was not only a hit in gospel


Family


Dentistry


DENTURE .
LAB-ON PREMISES .
Same-Day Service on Repairs and Relines


Laban Bontrager, DMD


Family Dentistry

12761 NW Pea Ridge Road, Bristol, FL 32321
TELEPHONE: (850) 643-5417


music, but also crossed over to
country charts.
He was recently inducted in
the International Country
Gospel Music Association Hall
Of Fame. Then in November,
the Inspirational Country
Music Association bestowed the
most prestigious award in the
music business, The Living
Legend Award.
Cody PH Church is located
at 3812 Tram Rd. in
Monticello, between Hwy 59
and Capital Circle SW. For
more information call the
church at 850-997-6774 or visit
their website atwww.cody
phc.org

Abe Springs Baptist
to host gospel sing
Abe Springs Baptist Church
will be having a gospel sing on
Saturday, January 19. Singing
will start at 6 p.m. This sing
will feature local talent. If you
would like to sing or know
someone that would, please let
them know that everyone is
cordially invited. For more,
call 674-5880 or 674-4376
after 5 p.m. The church is
located at 13913 SW CR 275.



The husband of Daisy
Parker wishes to express my
thanks to all our friends and
relatives for all of the flowers,
cards, food and prayers
received during my recent loss
of my wife. Your kindness will
always be remembered. May
God bless everyone.
Clarance W.
"Woody" Parker


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


Blountstown First


Assembly of God Church

Sunday Services Pastor, Shelton Kindig
Sunday School...9:45 AM Hwy. 20 West, 13th Street
Morning Worship...11:00 AM
Evening Worship...5:00 PM Blountstown, FL
Wednesday Service...7:00 PM 850-674-4331

in the Directory, Please Call 674-5041


1.80 6 74-


Sunday Worship... 11:00 AM

: 674-8254 Email: btownumc@yahoo.com


For Information on Placing Your Church


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BY RON GILLIARD
Calhoun-Liberty Hospital
Administrator


Let me share some informa-
tional items with you about
Calhoun-Liberty Hospital.
We now provide MRI tests
at the hospital on Thursdays.
This should be of great benefit
for patients rather than having
to drive out of town to get this
test. And remember that we
also do CAT scans, ultrasounds,
mammography, bone scans,
nuclear medicine tests, and
most clinical laboratory tests
that your doctor may order.
We are encountering some
problems with some insurance
companies that require patients
to go out of town for these tests.
I encourage you to have your
insurance agent or employer to
.contact us to discuss this.
Perhaps we can make arrange-
ments with them to do them
here, and again, save you time
and money at today's high gas
prices!
We're very pleased with our
new arrangement in our
Emergency Room. I've
received lots of positive feed-
back on the doctors. And with
them also serving as "hospital-
ists", meaning they are admit-
ting and following patients in
the hospital, our number of
admissions continue to climb
each month..
These doctors can also help
with our "swing bed" program.
If you have a family member in
a larger hospital, possibly await-
ing admission to a nursing
home, but still requiring skilled
nursing care first, you can admit
them here. This, again, could be
very helpful since family mem-
bers would not have the daily
drive to larger cities. I feel
you'll be. very pleased with our
doctors and staff under this pro-
gram. They provide tender, lov-
ing care to these very special
patients. Give us a call for more
information, on our "swing
,,,Workman's Compensation
cases can also be seen by these
doctors. in our Emergency
Room. They can follow up with
these patients and help refer
them to the appropriate special-
ty care if required. Waits,
which may occur on occasion,
would probably not be any
longer than having to drive out
of town to physicians that
accept these type cases. (And
there is that gas problem
again!) We hope this will bene-



%Jossy P

BY LINDA WILLIAMS
Mossy Pond VFD & Auxiliary

The holidays are all gone by
and I notice they are putting
red hearts out in the store for
you to give to your loved one,
buy the one with the chocolate.
You may even give red roses
'this year at Valentine because
its been a long time since she
had some from you. Just got a
dozen of beautiful red roses
myself for our anniversary.
Have lots of news from
Mossy Pond VFD so here it is.
The Christmas party was great
and everyone had a good time.
The VFD wishes to thank
everyone who gave new toys
and those who worked so hard.
The children were able to talk
to Santa and take two or three
new gifts home with them.
Don't forget we are always in
need of firefighters and we do
train. We just had a class on
basic life support training and
recertification.
The auxiliary is having a
, rummage sale in the near


RON GILLIARD


fit our local businesses, includ-
ing several that have asked for
help with "workman's comp"
patients.
Our Adopt-a-Room program
is really getting in gear! One
family is busy as we speak,
upgrading a patient room in
honor of their parents. Wakulla
Bank adopted our main lobby
and if you've not seen it, stop by
and see what an improvement
this has been. Our Association
Board adopted the hallways
and replaced all the old carpet
with nice tile. This made a huge
difference in the hospital and
we are very proud of it.
We were also proud to be a
winner in our category in the
Christmas Parade. Our Polar
Express train was something
and we appreciate the hard
work several staff members
devoted to this project. Our
tree lighting ceremony was also
a great event and we had a big
turn out. Lots of good enter-
tainment and food made for a
wonderful evening. We plan to
make this an annual event as it
once was.
We recently had a very
important inspection from the
state. Our "visitors" were here
right in the middle of the holi-
days! But due to the hard
work, dedication and profes-
sionalism of our staff, we did
exceptionally well.
Congratulations staff
We also, unfortunately, expe-
rienced some tragic news during
the holidays. Our long time
consultant, Mr. Dave Berk,
who had been a true key to the
survival and turnaround of the
hospital, died suddenly of a
heart attack. We'll miss Dave
greatly, not only as a wonderful
consultant, but more important-
ly, as a great friend. We're
keeping his family in our
prayers.
We received some kind and


generous donations to the hospi-
tal during the holidays. We
hope to see this increase as we
continue to improve the hospi-
tal. It's a great way to honor or
remember a loved one and help
the hospital in the process. And
all donations are fully tax
deductible. The Adopt-A-
Room program is also a great
way to do this.
This is the beginning of the
third year since the Association
regained the hospital from the
previous "for profit" operator.
After he almost closed the hos-
pital, it's now providing high
quality, courteous and compas-
sionate care. Much progress
has been made the past two
years and we're very excited
about our future. We have a lot


of work to do but are pleased
.with the progress to date. The
key will be the continued
increased utilization by you, our'
patients.
We're not perfect and will
never claim to be. I get a com-
plaint now and then and we
work to improve on things even
harder when we do. But I'm
getting LOTS of compliments
and I thank our great staff and
our doctors for that. If you've
not used us recently, and need
us for something we can do, give
us a try. I think you'll be
pleased.
Give me a call if you have
any questions on the above or
on anything about the hospital
at 674-5411, ext 206.
And Happy New Year!


Hospital Administrator Ron Gilliard advises...



MRIs now available locally;,




'Adopt-A-Room' is underway


o1


future if you have anything you
want to donate please call us.
There will be more on that in
the future.
Georgia Yaudas just got
home from the hospital and she
is feeling better and looks good.
Well, the holidays are over
and we get back to our busy
lives, not that the holidays
aren't busy, but we seem to feel
like we have to be nice. Now is
a good time to say I like that
feeling of smiling when some-
one is rude or it takes more
time walking across in front of
you instead of doing what you
do to get the point across that
you are unhappy. Smile...they
may not be able to walk any
faster or move any faster in the
store line.
Remember to treat your
children and family like they
are visitors in your home
because believe me they grow
too fast and are gone into the
world.
Our beautiful people this
week are the ones who helped
and worked so hard at the
Christmas party.


Peanut trade show


i Alabama, Georgia, and
i Mississippi to come be a part of
this trade show."
* This year will mark the third
year of the trade show that is
coordinated by the Alabama
and Florida Peanut Producers
Associations.
*i' Lunch will be provided to
those who attend and growers
can register for great door
prizes from the many exhibitors
include $500 cash from Kelley
Manufacturing Company; a
certificate from Amadas
Industries for one of the follow-
ing: $10,000 credit on a self-
propelled combine, $5,000


credit on a pull-type combine or
$2,000 on other Amadas equip-
ment.

"On behalf of both APPA
and FPPA, I'd like to welcome
all growers and industry inter-
est to the trade show that will
feature numerous exhibitors
there to assist growers," Barton
said.
There are still some inside
and outside exhibit spaces
available. Potential vendors
can contact Sherry Saunders at
the Florida Producers
Association office (850) 526-
2590.


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Legal Notice
BID NOTICE
Notice is hereby given that the Blountstown Fire
Department will accept bids on the following
items:

16 Turnout Coats
16 Turnout Pants
*All vendors are required to meet or exceed the
specifications. All bids must have an approxi-
mate delivery date, a statement of service agree-
ment and warranty conditions.
Specifications may be obtained by contacting
City Hall, 20591 Central Avenue West,
Blountstown, Florida, 32424 or by email at
firechief@blountstownfire.org.
All bids must be sealed and plainly marked
"Bids for Turnout Gear" and must be received at
City Hall, 20591 Central Avenue West, in
Blountstown, no later than 4:00 p.m. on Thursday,
January 24, 2008.
Blountstown Fire Department reserves the right
to accept or reject any and all bids at the deter-
mination of the administration.

Legal Notice
IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE
FOURTEENTH JUDICIAL COURT
IN AND FOR CALHOUN
COUNTY, FLORIDA
IN RE: FORFEITURE OF:
1994 HONDA CIVIC
20-Door Red in Color
VIN# 1HGEJ2127RL018619
CASE NO: 2007-332CA
NOTICE OF FORFEITURE PROCEEDINGS

TO ALL PERSONS in the above described prop-
erty, which was seized on or about November 27,
2007, in Calhoun County, Florida. Said property
is in the custody of Calhoun County Sheriff's
Department. Any owner, entitybona fide lien-
holder or persons in possession of the property
when seized has the right to request a prelimi-
nary adversarial hearing for a probable cause
determination from the Circuit Court within 15
days of the first publication of this notice, with
notice sent certified mail return receipt requested
to J. David House, Attorney for the Sheriff's
Department, 16865 SE River Street,
Blountstown, Florida 32424. A Petition for Final
Order of Forfeiture has been titled int he above
styled cause.
J. DAVID HOUSE, P.A.
16865 S.E. RIVER ST.
BLOUNTSTOWN, FL 32424
(850) 674-5481
FLORIDA BAR #282359
January 9, 16, 2008


Together with all our undivided interest in and to 9204 King Palm Drive
Leg a l N o tice the access easements as described in Exhibit "A" Tampa, FL 33619-1328
Attached hereto, and made a part hereof; Tel: (813) 915-8660
IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE EXHIBIT "A" Fax: (813) 915-0559
FOURTEENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OF Attorney for Plaintiff


THE STATE OF FLORIDA,
IN AND FOR CALHOUN COUNTY
CIVIL DIVISION
CASE NO: 07 331 CA


AMERICAN HOME MORTGAGE SERVICING,
INC.,
Plaintiff,
-vs-

RODNEY V. ARMANINO A/K/A RODNEY
ARMANINO; THE UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF
RODNEY V. ARMANINO A/K/A RODNEY
ARMANINO; IF LIVING, INCLUDING ANY
UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF SAID
DEFENDANT(S), IF REMARRIED, AND IF
DECEASED, THE RESPECTIVE UNKNOWN
HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES, ASSIGNEES,
CREDITORS, LIENORS, AND TRUSTEES, AND
ALL OTHER PERSONS CLAIMING BY,
THROUGH, UNDER OR AGAINST THE NAMED
DEFENDANT(S); UNKNOWN TENANT #1;
UNKNOWN TENANT #2;
Defendant.
NOTICE OF ACTION

TO: RODNEY V. ARMANINO A/K/A RODNEY
ARMANINO; THE UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF
RODNEY V. ARMANINO A/K/A RODNEY
ARMANINO; IF LIVING, INCLUDING ANY
UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF SAID
DEFENDANT(S), IF REMARRIED, -AND IF
DECEASED, THE RESPECTIVE UNKNOWN
HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES, ASSIGNEES,
CREDITORS, LIENORS, AND TRUSTEES, AND
ALL OTHER PERSONS CLAIMING BY,
THROUGH, UNDER OR AGAINST THE NAMED
DEFENDANT(S); UNKNOWN TENANT #1;
UNKNOWN TENANT #2;
Whose residence are/is unknown.

YOU ARq HEREBY required to file your
answer or written defenses, if any, in the above
proceeding with the Clerk of this Court, and to
serve a copy thereof upon the plaintiff's attorney,
whose name and address appears hereon, with-
in thirty days of the first publication of this Notice,
the nature of this proceeding being a suit for fore-
closure of mortgage against the following
described property, to wit:

The West 1/2 of East 1/2 of Northeast 1/4 of
Northeast 1/4 of Section 20, Township 1 South,
Range 10 West.

The East 1/2 of the West 1/2 of the Northeast 1/4
of Northeast 1/4 of Section 20, Township I South,
Range 10 West.


Also: An access easement described as follows:
Begin at the Northeast Corner of Section 20,
Township 1 South, Range 10 West, Calhoun
Florida and run thence West along the Northerly
boundary of the Northeast quarter of the
Northeast Quarter of said Section 20 a distance
of 334.36 feet to the Northeast corner of the West
half of the East half of the Northeast quarter of
the Northeast Quarter of said Section 20; thence
continue West along said Northerly Boundary a
distance of 30.00 feet, thence North 30.00 feet;
thence North 89 degrees 25 Minutes 52 Seconds
East 650.33 feet; thence North 31 Degrees 48
Minutes 00 Seconds East 230.47 feet to the
Southwesterly Right of Way Boundary of a
County maintained roadway; thence South 45
Degrees 00 minutes 00 seconds East along said
Southwesterly right of way Boundary a distance
of 30.81 feet; thence South 31 degrees 48 min-
utes 00 seconds West 244.22 feet to Northerly
Boundary of the West half of the Nprthwest
Quarter of the Northwest Quarter of Section 21,
Township 1 South, Range 10 West thence South
89 Degrees 25 Minutes 52 Seconds West along
said Northerly Boundary a distance of 300.49
-feet to the Point of Beginning.
ALSO: An access easement described in Official
Records Book 56 at Page 371 described as fol-
lows:
Commencing'at a point approximately 932 feet
Southwest of Road No. 1 and Road No. 4 cross-
roads on the East side of Road No. 1 the Point of
Beginning; thence running in a Southeasterly
direction 460 feet, thence in a Southerly direction
to a point at the northwest corner of the
Alderman property, thence South 20 feet along
property line, thence in a Northerly direction 240
feet, thence in a Northwesterly direction 460 feet,
thence North 20 feet to Point of Beginning.

A/K/A
8655 RD 4 SW
Clarksville, FL 32430

If you fail to file your answer or written defens-
es in the above proceeding, on plaintiff's attorney,
a default will be entered against you for the relief
demanded in the Complaint or Petition.
DATED at CALHOUN County this 3rd day of
January, 2008.


Ruth W. Attaway
Clerk of Court
In accordance with the American with
Disabilities Act of 1990, persons needing accom-
modation to participate in this proceeding should


contact the ASA Coordinrator no later than seven RUTH ATTAWAY
The West 1/2 of the West 1/2 of Northeast 1/4 of (7) days prior to the proceedings. If hearing CLERK OF CIRCUIT COURT
Northeast 1/4 of Section 20, Township 1 South, impaired, please call (800) 955-9771 (TDD) or CALHOUN COUNTY, FLORIDA
Range 10 West. (800) 59-8770 (voice), via Florida Relay Service January 9, 16, 23, 30, 2008
Law Offices of Daniel C. Consuegra


Bowden book signing


January 9, 16, 2008

Legal Notice
IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE
FOURTEENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT
IN AND FOR CALHOUN
COUNTY, FL JUVENILE DIVISION
CASE NO.: 2000-096-DP
IN THE INTEREST OF:
L. T and M.S. a/k/a M.T
D.O.B. 12/8/96
D.O.B. 02/17/01
MINOR CHILDREN
NOTICE OF ACTION
(SEC. 39.801 (B) (FS)
The State of Florida to DIONE SMITH, natural
mother, whose' residence and address are
unknown.
You are hereby notified that a Petition under
oath has been filed in the above styled Court for
the Termination of Parental Rights in the case of
L.T and M.S. aka M.T to the Department of
Children and Families, a licensed child placing
agency, for subsequent adoption.

You are hereby noticed that an Advisory
Hearing will be held before the Honorable David
C. Johnson, Magistrate of the Circuit Court,
Fourteenth Judicial Circuit, at the Calhoun
County Courthouse, 20859 East Central Ave.,
Blountstown, Florida, on the 25th DAY OF FEB-
RUARY, 2008, at the hour of 9:30 a.m.
You have the right to appear with counsel at this
hearing. If you can not afford legal representa-
tion, the Court will appoint counsel for you at this
hearing upon the determination of insolvency.
You must either appear on the date and the time
specified or send a written response to the Court
prior to that time.

YOUR FAILURE TO PERSONALLY APPEAR AT
THIS ADVISORY HEARING CONSTITUTES
CONSENT TO THE TERMINATION OF YOUR
PARENTAL RIGHTS AS TO THIS CHILD. IFYOU
FAIL TO APPEAR ON THE DATE AND TIME
SPECIFIED, YOU MAY LOSE ALL LEGAL
RIGHTS AS A PARENT TO THIS CHILD.

WITNESS my hand as Clerk of said Court, and
the Seal thereof this 18th day of December,
2007.


In "When You Reach
September," Bowden profiles
the tragic life of Chaffa Gregory
and her husband John Grace
and the history of the Jason
Gregory House, built originally
at Ochessee Landing and now a
preserved landmark in Torreya
State Park. "Six Bushels of
Corn" is a fictional story based
on a Calhoun County farm
woman sentenced to death for
three shotgun deaths in her
farm cabin in 1910. Her son
remembers this mother convict-
ed in two trials, one for life
imprisonment, the second for
death, both reversed by the
Florida Supreme Court.

"I'm always returning to my
roots for strong tales for unusu-
al characters that should be
preserved," Bowden says. "I'm
working on another story collec-
tion, titled 'Chipola Moon
Rising," with six interlated
novettes concerning memorable
characters from Ring Jaw and
Estiffanulga, the fictional towns
in Chipola Country during the
1930s, '40s and '50s."


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before retiring from a 44-year
career in 1997 with the. desig-
nation of editor emeritus.
The author continues
researching, writing and illus-
trating books about Chipola
Country. In 2007 the Florida
State University journalism
graduate retired as a faculty
associate teaching journalistic
writing courses at the
University of West Florida for
24 years. UWF awarded
Bowden an honorary doctorate
of Humane Letters in 1985.
Bowden recreates the last
public hanging in Blountstown
in the fictional story, "Let This
be a Warning," in "Embrace an
Autumnal heart." And he por-
trays young legislator Fuller
Warren, future Florida gover-
nor, trying to save a boyhood
Blountstown friend from the
electric chair at the state prison
at Raiford, and, failing, helping
a grieving mother have the
corpse transported back home
for burial in what becomes ill-
fated journey requiring Warren
to ask the governor to pardon a
jailed truck driver.







The County Record, JANUARY 16, 2008, Page 13
a'-


CARS & TRUCKS
2000 Dodge 150 (Blue) Full size,
King Cab truck, short bed, A/C heat,
C.D. player, dual exhaust. *Asking
$3500.00 firm. Call 643-7407.
1989 Ford Mustang, 4 cyl., 5
speed, many new parts, 30 MPG,
$1,500.00 OBO. Call 674-8119 or
447-1604.
1992 Econoline 250 Ford


Conversion Van, 351 Cleveland
engine with wheelchair lift, good con-
dition, 82,000 miles. $3,800.00. Call
227-6907 or 643-5479.
1970 Volkswagen, antique,
restored, $1400. Call 674-4011,
leave message.
2004 Ford F150 Supler Crew (sil-
ver) with black leather interior. 51K
miles, excellent condition. $22,500;
2004 Chevrolet Trailblazer LT (silver),


Calhoun County School Board

JOB OPPORTUNITY

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

PARAPROFESSIONAL HIGHLY QUALIFIED

*Terms of Employment: 10 months/37.5 hours per week
Salary: Range: Commensurate with Salary/Schedule and
Experience
Qualifications: Meet all District Qualifications for highly
qualified paraprofessional.
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,
January 18, 2008.
*A copy of the duties pertaining to this position is available at
Altha Public School.
*Questions concerning this job opening may be directed to Mrs.
Mary Sue Neves, Superintendent or Mr. Ronnie Hand,
Principal.
Employment opportunities are offered without regard to race,
religion, sex, age, national origin, handicap or marital status.
DRUG-FREE WORKPLACE
Equal Opportunity Employer
January 16, 2008


PART-TIME

COMMUNICATIONS OFFICER

The Blountstown Police Department is accepting applications for a
part-time communications officer. Applicants must be at least 18 years
of age and possess strong computer, typing and phone skills.
Applicants must be available to work nights, weekends and holidays.
Applications will be taken through January 25th and may be picked up
at the Police Department located at 16908 NE Pear Street.

Part-Time Police Officer
Pick Up Applications at the
Blountstown Police Department.

Drug Free Workplace Equal Opportunity Employer



OLDER AMERICAN'S ACT

(OAA) COORDINATOR

Calhoun County Senior Citizens Association, Inc. (CCSCA) is taking
applications for the position of OAA Coordinator. This position is a
thirty-two (32) hours per week position and salary will be based upon
experience. This person is responsible for working with the elderly to
provide services such as home delivered meals, congregate meals,
nutrition education, and other programs. Prefer someone with
nutrition experience to work closely with Registered Dietitian.
Coordinating, evaluating, and recruiting volunteers is a major part of
the job. Must be able to plan activities such as picnics, field trips,
parties, and recreation trips that are sometimes overnight. This
person will be in charge of the Energy Program and FEMA meal
program. Varied administrative responsibilities such as computer
experience and good writing skills is required. A High School
Diploma and two years experience in social work, psychology,
nursing or related field is required. Reliable transportation is
necessary. Must also pass drug test.
CCSCA is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Applications may be
picked up at 16859 NE Cayson St., Blountstown, Florida at the
Senior Center. Resumes may also be mailed to this address.
Deadline for applications/resumes is Wednesday, January 23, 2008
at 4 PM CT. NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE!
JAN 9. 16 2000


1-owner, On-Star, integrated phone,
cruise, towing pkg., brand new tires,
96K hwy. miles, excellent condition,
$11,800. Call 643-4362.

FOR RENT
RV trailers $75 $80 week, most
utilities furnished; 2 bdr. trailers when
available. Call 674-4011.
Alpartment for rent. Good down-
town location. Call David at 674-
1000 or 674-1706.
Store for rent. Busy downtown
location. Call David at 674-1000 or
674-1706.

FOR SALE
Computers for sale new or facto-


CRIMINAL JUSTICE
TRAINING CENTER
Basic Corrections Academy
Funding available for
*iM qtialified applicants ,
Start: Jant 2i9,2008 8 a.m"-2: 30p.in.
Application Deadline: Jan. 24,2008
AL & GA residence
NO out of state tuition
Call (850) 718-2212 or (850) 718-2479





PARTHENON
HEALTHCARE OF
BLOUNTSTOWN

Is currently seeking a
Director of Nursing with
long term care experience

Parthenon Healthcare of
Blountstown is seeking an
individual who is a team player,
enthusiastic, and well organized.
larthenon Healthcare of
Blountstown offers:

Blue Cross Blue Shield
Insurance
SGreat Pay
Direct Deposit
We are a safe Minimal
Lifting Environment

If you possess all of these
requirements and would like to
join our team
You can apply via email:
btreten@gtcom.net; fax: 850-
674-9384; phone: 850-674-5464
or apply in person 17884 NE
Crozier Street, Blountstown
Jan 16, 23, 2008

PARTHENON
HEALTHCARE OF
BLOUNTSTOWN
is currently seeking individuals who are
team players, enthusiastic, and well
organized for the following positions.
Nurse
RN House Supervisor
7:00 pm 7:00 am
LPN/RN
7:00 am 7:00 pm
C.N.A.
3:00 pm-11:00 pm
Parthenon Healthcare of
Blountstown offers:
Great Pay
Blue Cross/Blue Shield Benefits
Direct Deposit
'We ar e a saeMinimal
Lifting Environment
If you possess all of these requirements
and would like to join our team,
You can apply via email:
btreten@gtcom.net; fax: 850-674-
9384; phone: 850-674-5464 or apply in
person 17884 NE Crozier Street,
Blountstown
Ja1 16, 23. 2008


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.
2006 Harley Davidson Heritage
Softtail Spinger Classic. Last year
made. Two tone paint, custom
exhaust and extra chrome acces-
sories. 4,000 miles and in excellent
condition, asking take over payments
with Harley Davidson credit. 674-
2637 after 6:00 p.m. or 447-0505
anytime.
Elite 1600 tanning bed, 16 bulbs,
no special wiring, uses 110 electric.
Just in time for spring break and
prom. $1200. Call 674-3671, leave
message.
4 ft. light fixture for drop ceilings
with bulbs, $20 per light. Call
Badcock at 674-4359.
2003 Keystone Cougar 5th wheel
travel trailer, 27-1/2 ft. long with 12 ft.
slideout. $13,000 OBO. Call 762-
8168.
9N Ford tractor, good tires, $1400.
Call 674-4011, leave message.
2-1/2 ton central heat and air con-
ditioner, need defrost relay switch,
$400. Call 674-8378, leave mes-
sage.
Office desk, $50. Call 643-4362.
PILLOW TOP mattress Queen,
brand new $120! Call today 850-
545-7112 (can deliver).
BEDROOM: 5 piece set still boxed,
$499, can deliver. Brand new! (850)
425-8374.
BED-KING PILLOWTOP
Orthopedic Mattress Set. Brand
new in plastic. Must move, $400.
(850) 222-9879.
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.
NEW QUEEN CHERRY Louis
Phillip sleigh bedroom set bed,
dresser, mirror, chest, nightstand.
$2400 value, must sell $999. 850-
222-7783.
Pub Set 6 piece, solid wood
$249. BRAND NEW still in the
boxes. 850-425-8374.
NEW 8 INCH NASA VISCO MEM-
ORY FOAM mattress set with war-
ranty. Retails at $1899. MUST
move: $750. (850) 545-7112.
5 Piece Living Room set with 100%
MicroFiber sofa/chair and 3 piece
coffee set $600. ALL NEW in boxes
Delivery available. 850-222-7783.



FREE PETS
Free puppies, 7 weeks old with free
bag of starter food. Call 674-2608.


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Affordable homes built on your land.
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JOB OPPORTUNITY
DRIVER TRAINEES NEEDED. No
CDL? No Problem! $900 weekly.
Home weekends with TMC.
Company endorsed CDL Training. 1 -
866-280-5309.

A Terrific Opportunity!
Liberty National Life Insurance
Company
$100,000+ Earning Potential,
Benefits,
Pension, 401K, BCBS Insurance
Call 1-800-257-5500


HELP WANTED
Family ing part-time .caragiver... _ _ _
for bedride woman in home. Must
have references. Call 674-5981.
Full time Cabinet Shop. Call 674-
2233.

HOMES FOR SALE FreeEstimates
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bedroom, 2 bath, large living/dining
area, near hospital and doctor's
office on Finley Ave. $120,000. Call
674-4118, 447-0951, 482-1634 or
674-5811.
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Blountstown. Appliance package,
tile and laminet flooring. $99,900.
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POSITION

AVAILABLE
BOOKKEEPER

Responsibilities:
RECEPTIONIST DUTIES
ACCOUNTS PAYABLE
HUMAN RESOURCES
PAYROLL

Pick up an application in
front office or Fax
Resume to
850-674-3798

BLOUNTSTOWN
HEALTH AND
REHAB CENTER
16690 SW Chipola Rd
Blountstown, FL 32424
850-674-4311


Shelton

Trucking
has office position
available.
Job duties will include
answering multi-line
phone system, computer
data entry, scanning,
varifying entered data.
This is full time position of
40 hrs per week.
Applications available at
Shelton office, Hwy. 73,
Altha, FL. Resume may
be faxed to 850-762-8771
attention Deborah.
Shelton Trucking is an Equal
Opportunity Employer,
Drug Free Workplace.


CRIMINAL JUSTICE
TRAINING CENTER
Basic Law Enforcement &
Crossover from Corrections
to Law Enforcement
Part Time Academies
Start: Jan. 31,2008 5:30 9:30 p.m.
Application Deadline: Jan. 24,2008
AL & GA residence
NO out of state tuition
Call (850) 718-2479 or (850) 718-22861


1, 2, & 3 Bedroom
Apartments
"The Best Place to Live"
Rental Assistance

Sutton Creek Apartments
16978 NW Mayo Street
Blountstown, FL 32424
850-674-4202
TDD/TTY 711
Equal Housing Opportunity


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The County Record, JANUARY 16, 2008, Page 14


MLKDay events-


speaker, Dr. E.E. Boyd of San
Francisco, CA, whom the schol-
arship fund was initiated by,
will enhance the education
opportunities for some youth for
years to come.
For more information, please
contact coordinator, Deborah
Yon-Hammond at 674-2453
(H) or 643-8999 (C). Or you
may contact Advisors Rev.
David Rhone or Dr. C.L.
Wilson at 643-4107.
If you are in need of trans-
portation, the transportation
ministries of St. Paul A.M.E.
and St. Mary M.B. will be
available. Please call 674-8706
or 674-2435 or scheduled time
of pick-up in your community.
The transit schedule for the
march is as follows:
St. Mary's M.B. Schedule
Rocketville Missionary
Baptist, Roy Community, 9:00
a.m. ET
Bethel A.M.E., Rock Bluff
Community, 9:00 a.m. ET
St. Stephens A.M.E.,
Sweetwater Community, 9:15


Drug dealers
names the "ring leaders" for the
problem as State Attorney
Steve Meadows and Calhoun
County Sheriff David Tatum,
along with an assistant state
attorney and investigator.
In response, Meadows
points out the inmates in ques-
tion accepted plea deals.
"These individuals got the sen-
tence they agreed to," he
remarks. "Nobody forced or
threatened them to get the sen-
tence. They took them because
they knew they were guilty."
He further states that the only
time a lesser charge is given is
in the case of a questionable
search and seizure when the
evidence might not support the
charge. "But if we have evi-
dence to prove guilt, we are
going to hold to a hardline."
Sheriff Tatum notes the pair
could have received more time
behind bars. "In the cases Ms.
Patterson highlighted, Johnny
and Jacob Patterson each
received two years based on the
acceptance of a plea agree-
ment. The statutes called for a
minimum mandatory sentence
of three years, however, these
men were given a plea offer
whi_'h they took. They got a

Property tax
now taxable and what will
become exempt?
A: Items of furniture, fix-
tures and equipment used in
business, including rental fur-
nishings such as refrigerators
and ranges, are subject to prop-
erty tax in Florida. Also subject
to this tax are attachments to
mobile homes located on rented
land. Household furnishings
used by the homeowner are not
subject to this tax. If passed,
this law will exempt the first
$25,000 of assessed value to a'
personal property return.
Q: Does this exemption
apply to all tax levies?
A: Yes, the exemption
applies to all county, city, spe-
cial district and school tax
levies.
Q: Will an application.
be necessary to qualify for
this exemption?
A: No, but a tax return must
be filed with the property
appraiser.
Q: If the assessed value
of the personal property
is no more than $25,000,
must a return be filed
each year to benefit from
the exemption?
A: No, after filing the initial
return to gain the exemption, as
long as the property does not
exceed $25,000, no further tax
returns are required.

Q: Are there conse-
quences for claiming a
greater exemption than
entitled?
A: Yes, a penalty of 50 per-
cent plus 15 percent interest is
applied to the improperly
exempted property tax for each
year of the violation.
Non-homestead property
assessed value limitation


Q: What type of proper-
ty will benefit from this
limitation, by how much
and when will it begin?
A: All non-homestead real


a.m. ET
God of Prophecy, Bristol,
9:30 a.m. EST
St. Paul A.M.E. Schedule
New Hope Baptist Church,
Hugh Creek Community, 8:30
a.m. CT
St. Rose A.M.E., Grand
Ridge, 9:00 a.m. CT.
Pre-arranged reservations
need to be made for pick-up.


cont'd
break."
Meadows emphasizes, "Our
policy is if you sell drugs, you
should go to jail I don't care
what color you are."
Sheriff Tatum agrees. "As
people well know, the law
enforcement arm of the judicial
system is not involved in the
sentencing phase. Our role is to
investigate, arrest, and provide
evidence and testimony for
prosecution...As I have stated
and published many times, if
drug dealers do not like the way
things are here, they should
quit or move. I'm committed to
making them unhappy if they
wish to spread their poison in
our community."
Meadows concludes by
reminding residents that no one
community is being targeted.
"The black community is being
harmed like any other commu-
nity. [Drug dealers] are harm-
ing everybody's community
and that's why we're taking a
hardline on them. "
The site address is
http://myspace.com/weneed-
help32424 and to check offend-
er records go to the Florida
Department of Corrections
website.

revisions
property including commercial,
industrial, residential and
vacant land. Beginning in 2009,
the assessed value of these
properties shall not increase by
more than 10 percent annually.
Q: Are there any events
that would cause the,
assessed value to change
by more than the 10 per-
cent limitation?
A: Yes, there are two events
that could cause the assessed
value to be reset to the proper-
ty's current market value. One
is a change in ownership, and
the other is a qualifying
improvement, both as defined
by the Legislature.
Q: Can the assessed
value ever exceed market
value?
A: No.
Q: Does this limitation
apply to all tax levies?
A: No, the exemption
applies to all county, city and
special district levies, but does
not apply to school taxes.
Q: Will this limitation
remain law until and
unless the state constitu-
tion is changed?
A: No, this provision will
automatically be repealed effec-
tive Jan. 1, 2019 unless
renewed by the voters in the
, general election held in 2018.
Early voting is now under-
way. Cast your ballot on this
issue today!
CNA Program-
The class will be limited to
24 students. Upon completion
of the course, students will be
eligible to take the NACE
(Nursing Assistant
Certification Exam), written
and clinical, for a fee of $93.
Financial Aid may be avail-
able through One-Stop,
Chipola Foundation or
Workforce Development.
For information, call 850-
718-2316.


Dedlnefo Nws& 0d

B M o n d yat010 0N o o n0I0


Remembering

Commissioner

Jim Pickron
Calhoun County lost a
truly dedicated leader
Thursday when District 5
County Commissioner Jim
Pickron passed away.
Pickron is pictured with the
previous board at a dedica-
tion for Ocheesee Park.
Shown are (from left)
Truman Grant, William Earl
Sewell, Donnell Whitfield,
Jim Pickron, Earl Hunt, and
Sonny O'Bryan. Pickron
was laid to rest Sunday fol-
lowing a memorial service.


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07 CHRYSLER PT CRUISER small suv, auto #9004441 .... $12,968
03 CADILLAC DEVILLE Leather, demo #9003080..............13,468
05 BUICK LESABRE 4 dr sedan #9003556 .....................$13,968


06 PONTIAC GRAND PRIX 6cyl, sporty #9004438.........s14,968
04 FORD EXPEDITION XLT, 3rd row, power pkg #9004371 .... $14,968
06 PONTIAC GO Power pkg, great value #9004375.................1.... 4,968
02 GMC SIERRA 1500 Ext Cab, 4x4. #8947001.................$15,968
03 DODGE RAM 1500 Southern Comfort Crew Cab, Sharp #9055001 .....$17,468
05 CADILLAC SRK Leather, loaded #9004476..................22,968
06 PONTIAC SOLSTICE Convertible, low miles #9004439.... 23,468
06 CHRYSLER 300 SRT-8 sunroof, navigation #90oo4458 ..... 33,968


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