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WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 9, 2011 103rd Year, No. 24 BLOUNTSTOWN, FLORIDA 32424 50 CENTS (Including Tax) Serving Blountstown and Calhoun County Since 1907 RIVER FORECAST A AP P A A L L A A C C H H I I C C O O L L A AR RI I V V E E R RFeb. 9...8PM... 1 1 4 4 . 0 0 ' Feb. 11...8PM... 1 1 4 4 . 3 3 ' Feb. 13...6AM... 1 1 3 3 . 0 0 'The County Record The County Record ONLINE EDITIONThe County RecordONLINEwww.thecountyrecord.netSEEAPHOTOYOULIKE?BUYITONLINE!CRIMEDrug sweep nets 6 arrestsBY KELLI PEACOCK DUNN News EditorThe Blountstown Police Department and Calhoun County Sheriffs Office joined forces Friday to round up several suspects on drug charges. Arrested on warrants for sale of cocaine were Arnold J. Pitts, 41, Andrew Perkins, 43, Clifford Martin, 24, and Herman L. Holmes, 52. Buck Jones, 34, was charged with being a principal to the sale of cocaine. While authorities were searching for these suspects, Inv. Timothy Partridge stopped a vehicle for running through the interesection of South Pear and Sherry Avenue. The driver, Levar Johnson, 33, stepped out of the car and a small bag of marijuana fell on the ground. He was arrested for driving while his license was suspended or revoked and possession of less than 20 grams of cannabis. The sale of cocaine arrests followed a two APPLIANCES PAINT LUMBER BUILDING MATERIALS TOOLS FLOOR COVERING & MORE WALDORFF A CE H ARDWAR E 25615 N. MAIN ST., ALTHA, FLA. 762-3228 Shop Vac Hangup 1 Gal Mini Wet/Dry Vac $19.99 DINE IN OR CARRY OUT 19838 SR 20 West Blountstown, FL 674-3838 CROWD PLEAAZER One Specialty Pizza AND One Pizza With Two Toppings M e d i um $1 6 .99 La r ge ...$1 8 .99 X t r a La r ge ...$20.99 GOVERNMENT BY KELLI PEACOCK DUNN News EditorA Calhoun County man was fortunate to sustain only minor injuries following a two vehicle collision in Walton County last week. The accident occurred Feb. 1 just before noon on State Road 20 at Cedar Beach Cove. According to the Florida Highway Patrol, Tony A. Hall, 49, of Clarksville, was westbound on SR20 in a 2009 International Tractor Trailer. He was traveling behind a 1987 Chevy Astro driven by David L. Waters, 61 of Freeport. As Waters slowed to make a right hand turn, Hall failed to stop in time and then attempted to veer to the left to avoid hitting Waters. As a result, the right front of the tractor trailer collided with the left rear of the Astro. The Astro sustained $8000 in damages. One of the tractor trailers fuel tanks was punctured and leaking onto the highway. Hall was transported to Twin Cities Hospital by ambulance with minor injuries. Waters was airlifted to Bay Medical Center in critical condition. The accident was investigated by Trooper C.D. Fordham.CRASHClarksville man injured in accident Picket on the square to support city managerOver 40 people turned out at Magnolia Square on a cold and rainy afternoon Friday to show their support for James Woods who was recently fired as Blountstown city manager. Armed with signs urging the City Council to reconsider their 32 vote, the crowd vowed to continue fighting for Woods to be rehired. INSIDE THIS ISSUE GASBUYDOWNFolks were lined up at two local gas stations Saturday for a gas buydown sponsored by RiverTown Community Church. Customers were able to purchase fuel for only $2.64 per gallon during the event. Turn to page 10 for more.TORREYATOURThe 22nd Annual Candlelight Tour event was held at Torreya State Park in Bristol Saturday. Visitors were treated to live reenactments, delicious food, and Gregory House tours. More on page 14.CLASSICALDESSERTSThe Pioneer Settlement in Blountstown hosted a romantically delicious evening Saturday at the Classical Desserts event. Turn to page 4 for all the details. J JO O N N E E S SM MA A R R T T I I N NP PI I T T T T S SP PE E R R K K I I N N S S H HO O L L M M E E S S J JO O H H N N S S O O N NSee D D R R U U G G A A R R R R E E S S T T S S page 2 L L i i s s a a O O ' B B r r y y a a n n B B e e t t h h N N e e w w s s o o m m e eTeacher, Employee of YearCarr School's Lisa O'Bryan was named Calhoun County's Teacher of the Year during a ceremony held Tuesday. Beth Newsome of the Special Programs Office, was named Employee of the Year. Watch for a full story on these winners in next week's edition. For all the nominees, turn to page 3 of this issue.
The County Record, FEBRUARY 9, 2011, Page 2 CALHOUN & LIBERTY COUNTYSHERIFF'S LOGC C A A L L H H O O U U N N C C O O U U N N T T Y Y J J a a n n . 3 3 1 1 : : Christopher Hollon, county VOP; David Hall, VOP; Zachary Carpenter, VOP; Brandon Carpenter, VOP F F e e b b . 1 1 : : Douglas Barnhart, VOP; Jay Hal Erwin, failure to appear; Michael Edward Swain, grand theft over $300, l/t $5000, dealing in stolen property; Brina Nicole Davis, burglary of dwelling, resisting arrest without violence, grand theft over $300, l/t $5000, dealing in stolen property; Christopher Jack Leach, burglary of dwelling, resisting arrest without violence, grand theft over $300, l/t $5000, dealing in stolen property; Delia Coxwell, possession of meth F F e e b b . 2 2 : : Jeremy Fortner, VOP F F e e b b . 3 3 : : Charles McClure, resisting arrest without violence F F e e b b . 4 4 : : James Hathaway, burglary of dwelling, grand theft over $300, l/t $5000, dealing in stolen property, petit theft; Arnold Pitts, sale of crack cocaine; Herman Holmes, sale of crack cocaine; Brent Majeske, resisting arrest without volence, obstructing law enforcement officer; Justin Pare, child abuse, domestic battery; Levar Johnson, failure to pay traffic fines, poss. l/t 20 grams marijuana; Buck Jones, principal to poss. of controlled substance with intent to distribute within 1000 ft of school, principal to sale of controlled substance; Clifford Martin, battery, sale of cocaine, poss. of cocaine with intent to distribute within 1000' of church; Andrew Perkins, sale of crack cocaine within 1000' of school, poss. of crack cocaine with intent to distribute; Miguel Martinez, no valid drivers license F F e e b b . 6 6 : : Christopher Russell, DWLSR with knowledge L L I I B B E E R R T T Y Y C C O O U U N N T T Y Y J J a a n n . 3 3 11 : : Larry McCullen, sentenced from court/30 months F F e e b b . 1 1 : : Jermaine Ervin, failure to appear/VOP F F e e b b . 2 2 : : Brina Davis, hold for Calhoun; Delia Coxwell, hold for Calhoun F F e e b b . 3 3 : : Mandy Kulutscheck, hold for CalhounT T h h e e a a b b o o v v e e i i n n d d i i v v i i d d u u a a l l s s w w e e r r e e b b o o o o k k e e d d i i n n t t o o t t h h e e C C a a l l h h o o u u n n o o r r L L i i b b e e r r t t y y C C o o u u n n t t y y J J a a i i l l o o v v e e r r t t h h e e p p a a s s t t w w e e e e k k . A A l l t t h h o o uu g g h h t t h h e e y y h h a a v v e e b b e e e e n n c c h h a a r r g g e e d d w w i i t t h h a a c c r r i i m m e e , t t h h e e y y a a r r e e c c o o n n s s i i d d e e r r e e d d i i n n n n o o c c e e n n t t u u n n t t i i l l p p r r o o v v e e n n g g u u i i l l t t y y . USPS 135-060 Published every Wednesday by Calhoun Publishing Co., Inc. 20311 Central Avenue West Blountstown, FL 32424 PHONE: 850-674-5041 FAX: 850-674-5008 e-mail: email@example.com website: www.thecountyrecord.net Periodicals postage paid at Blountstown, FL Post Office POSTMASTER: Send address changes to THE COUNTY RECORD P.O. Box 366, Blountstown, FL 32424 $21.00 in Calhoun & Liberty Counties $26.00 Elsewhere Robert A. Turner Publisher/Editor/Advertising Sharon Turner Bookkeeper/Circulation Kelli Peacock....News Editor 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.The County Record The Voice of Calhoun County Since 1907 C R I M E R E P O R TFour arrested in two scrap metal burglary casesFour people were arrested in connection with a burglary at a local business, as well as one at a residence. Michael Edward Swain has been charged with grand theft and dealing in stolen property. Brina Nicole Davis, 19, faces the same charges, as well as burglary of a dwelling and resisting arrest without violence. Christopher Leach, 19, and James Michael Hathaway, 20, are charged with burglary, grand theft, and dealing in stolen property. According to the Calhoun County Sheriffs Office, the first case began back in January when Mike Blackburns Welding Shop on Angle Street reported some equipment had been taken. Cpl. Eddie Dalton responded, along with Sgt. Jared Nichols. Approximately 150 feet of welding lead and two welding clamps were missing. Inv. Mark Mallory and Inv. Michael Bryant began working the investigation. The trail led to a man who had purchased the welding leads from two boys who were later identified as Swain and Leach. A truck witnessed in the case was tracked to Leachs girlfriend, identified as Brina Davis. A second case was opened around the same time after a home on Wrennie Moody Road was burglarized. Appliances removed included an air conditioning unit, refrigerator, stove, washer, and dryer, along with two scuba tanks. Capt. Bryant and Lt. Adam Terry made contact with Leach who admitted to driving Davis fathers truck that was spotted by witnesses. He also confirmed that he had sold scrap metal, but denied any involvement in a burglary. He said he sold an oven, along with an air conditioning unit his parents gave him. However, a phone call to his parents revealed a different story they said they had not given him any air conditioning unit. The scrap metal buyer was found and the unit matched the description of the one taken in the home burglary. The refrigerator and scuba tanks were also found. Once booked into the jail, Leach requested to speak with Capt. Bryant and Lt. Terry. He said he had gone to the residence with Davis and Hathaway on Jan. 21, making two different trips to remove the appliances. They sold the refrigerator, stove, washer and driver for $20.Woman picked up for grand theft is found with methAwoman wanted on an outstanding warrant in Leon County is now facing drug charges in Calhoun County. Delia Coxwell was arrested last Tuesday night for possession of meth and drug paraphernalia. According to the Calhoun County Sheriffs Office, Sgt. Jared Nichols spotted Coxwell walking along West Central Avenue and learned she was wanted in Leon County for grand theft. While speaking with her, he asked if she had anything illegal and she removed a plastic container from her sweater pocket, along with a straw. The container held an estimated one gram of meth, resulting in the new charges.Man harboring wanted suspect is also chargedAuthorities looking for a man wanted on an outstanding warranted were met with resistance Friday, leading to another mans arrest. Brent Majeske was charged with resisting an officer without violence due to obstructing deputies by providing false information about a wanted subject. According to the Calhoun County Sheriffs Office, Sgt. Jared Nichols, Dep. Scotty Norris, and Dep. Bobby Sims went to the Majeske home on County Line Road to serve a warrant on Justin Pare. Majeske spoke with the deputies when he met them on the road. He denied Pare was living at his home and said he hadnt seen him since Jan. 31. He said he didnt want deputies going to his house, but they went anyway. Pare and a woman answered the door. Pare was taken into custody on a warrant for domestic battery and child abuse after allegedly punching the mother of his child when she attempted to leave him. She was holding their child at the time. Majeske was also taken into custody. COXWELLDAVISHATHAWAYLEACHMAJESKEPARESWAIN Lightning Safety Tipsfrom the National Weather ServiceSafe Shelters & Indoor Safety Key Indoor Lightning Tips Stay OFF corded phones. You can use cellular or cordless phones Don't touch electrical equipment or cords. Unplug electronic equipment before the storm arrives. Avoid plumbing. Do not wash your hands, take a shower or wash dishes. Stay away from windows and doors, and stay off porches. Do not lie on concrete floors and do not lean against concrete walls. What is a Safe Shelter? A safe shelter is a building with electricity and/or plumbing or a hard topped vehicle with windows closed. Picnic shelters, dugouts, small buildings without plumbing or electricity are NOT safe. Stay Safe While Inside Stay off corded phones. You can use cell phones or cordless phones if they are not in a charger. Don't use computers or equipment directly connected to electricity, such as your stove. Stay out of the shower and away from other plumbing as well. You should also stay away from windows and doors. Small cracks in the frames can let lightning in. Remember Your Pets Dog houses are not safe shelters. Dogs that are chained to trees or chained to wire runners can easily fall victim to a lightning strike. Bring pets inside. Protect Your Personal Property In addition to direct strikes, lightning generates electrical surges that can damage electronic equipment some distance from the actual strike. Typical surge protectors will NOT protect equipment from a lightning strike. If you plan to be away from your home when thunderstorms are possible, unplug unneeded equipment. Do NOT unplug equipment during a thunderstorm as there is a risk you could be struck. How Lightning Enters a House or Building There are three main ways lightning enters homes and buildings: A direct strike Through wires or pipes that extend outside the structure Through the ground. Regardless of the method of entrance, once in a structure, the lightning can travel through the electrical, phone, plumbing, and radio/television reception systems. Lightning can also travel through any metal wires or bars in concrete walls or flooring. Lightning damages family's home during storm last weekMarilyn Vincent says she was watching a late movie last Tuesday night around 11:30 when a loud noise shook her entire house on Lee Farm Road. Within seconds, the entire Vincent family was awake and running for safety as lightning went through one end of their house and out the other. Marilyn, her husband, Terry, and their children, Taylor and Matt, were busy sweeping up soot from their damaged fireplace the next day. It took hours for them to regain power and water as utility crews were busy repairing damages in the Grand Ridge area. The family was feeling fortunate that their home miraculously did not catch fire. For tips on lightning safety, check out the column below from the National Weather Service. month undercover investigation by Inv. Tim Partridge of the BPD. Aconfidential informant was used on several occasions to make purchases of crack cocaine in an area known as The Cut around Canal Lane and nearby streets. The transactions were captured on video and audio. Drug arrests BY KELLI PEACOCK DUNN News Editor Blountstown High School has improved one letter grade from a D to a C after appealing to the Florida Department of Education. According to a letter sent to Superintendent Tommy McClellan, the Department of Educations appeals committee and Commissioner Eric J. Smith agreed that BHS was graded unfairly since they were scored as a combination school serving grades 6-12, rather than a high school of grades 9-12. Students in the TMHprogram at BHS were factored in the original decision, however, it was noted that less than 10 students are in middle school grades. The letter confirmed that total grade points for the school have increased from the current 988 to 1008 and the schools grade for 2010 has been changed from D to C.BHS moves from a "D" to "C" grade S S E E X X U U A A L L O O F F F F E E N N D D E E R R A A L L E E R R T TGary Charles Carroll, a registered sex offender, resides at 18767 NW Hayes Subdivision Road in Blountstown. He was convicted in 2006 of five counts of 1st degree sexual abuse. This information is provided as a public service by The County Record.
The County Record, FEBRUARY 9, 2011, P P a a g g e e 3 3 Jon Plummer, Pharmacist 20370 Central Ave. West, Blountstown, FL 850-674-2222 We Will Deliver to Calhoun County Schools COKE & CANDY BAGS...$2.95 Balloons Cards Jewelry Windchimes Candles Russell Stover & Whitmans Candy STUFFED ANIMALS and Other Great Valentine Gifts for the Kids! All Helium BALLOONS $1.99 Free Gift Wrap on Jewelry WT Neal CivicCenter 3rd Tuesdayofeach month at 3:30p.m. Calhoun County Tobacco Free Partnership OURCHILDREN. OURCOMMUNITY. OURCHOICES.Interested inimproving local tobacco-related policies? TheCalhounCountyTobacco Free Partnership invites you toattend ourmonthly meetings: Laura Sullivan Donna Traylor Amy Jordan Jana Whitehead Lisa O'Bryan Kristy Baldwin Brenda Burnsed Karen Hansford Jeff Vickery Mark Hall Nancy Newsome Glennell Tucker Beth Newsome Uthenia Dawson Sidney EdenfieldCongratulations to all these outstanding nominees! The awards banquet was held Tuesday check out next weeks edition for more on winners!Watch for a full story on winners Lisa OBryan & Beth Newsome next week!Teacher & Employee of the Year NomineesThe Calhoun County School District recently announced nominees for Teacher and Employee of the Year. Teacher of the Year nominees are: Carr School Lisa O'Bryan Blountstown Elementary Donna Traylor Blountstown Middle Amy Jordan Blountstown High Kristy Baldwin Altha School Laura Sullivan CARE/Adult School Jana Whitehead School Related Employee of the Year nominees are: Carr School Nancy Newsome Blountstown Elementary Jeff Vickery Blountstown Middle Glennell Tucker Blountstown High Brenda Burnsed Altha School Mark Hall CARE/Adult School Sidney Edenfield District Karen Hansford Special Programs Beth Newsome School Board Office Uthenia Dawson Painting to be raffled to support the libraryThe Blountstown Public Library is holding a raffle to win one of Charles Carman Pierce's oil paintings. The works are on display until the drawing which will be on April 16th at 1 p.m. You need not be present to win but must respond to our call within 48 hours or another name will be drawn. The cost is $2 a ticket and the funds will go towards the Cultural Arts Division. Currently, the library has on exhibit a collection of his charcoals, pastels, and oils so stop in and have a tour! Pictured is his painting entitled, Cloister Across the Marsh. w w w w w w . t t h h e e c c o o u u n n t t y y r r e e c c o o r r d d . n n e e t t
Would you like to earn your GED, learn how to create a budget, discover what career you would like to pursue how to navigate a computer? Then visit your local library and work toward one or more of these accomplishments. Would you be willing to offer time to assist these adult learners with their goals? Come to the library and take online training courses to become a trained tutor. If youre interested, there is an upcoming Tutor Workshop to be held in February. Registration is required. Education is the foremost route to everything needed to be done on a daily basis. With online tutorials or individual study, the library can offer help. Whether you are wanting to better your reading and writing skills or need to know what to study in order to succeed on the GED test. The library offers one-on-one help upon request. If you need to discover what career would be best for you to aim toward, you need to learn how to keep track of what you earn and where Greetings, from the Black History Parade Committee. It is time once again to celebrate another year of fellowship, unity, and community pride. We will be celebrating our African American Heritage the month of February. The annual Black History Parade will be held on Saturday, February 19, beginning at Blountstown High School on Main Street at 10:00a.m. Line up will begin at 9:00a.m. We would love to see many pastors leading the parade, followed by floats, cars, and trucks must be appropriately decorated. At a minimum, entries must have a sign located on the front and sides of the vehicle identifying its activity. We would love to see many pastors, churches and other civic and community organizations participate in the parade. If there are further questions, please contact, Pastor G. B. Sheard at 850-6748683, LeTonya Reed at 850-272-2482, Marjorie Peterson at 850-674-3449, or the Prayer Chainers Mission of God Church at 850-674-5548.The County Record, FEBRUARY 9, 2011, P P a a g g e e 4 4 Open 9 til 5 Saturday, February 12 for Valentines Day All In Stock SORELLI 10% OFF All I n S tock Vera Bradley 25% O ff The Diamond Corner Fine Jewelry Gifts Custom Framing Jewelry Repairs Bibles 20634 Central Ave. E, Blountstown, Florida 850-674-8801 Not Sure...Give Her A Gift Certificate. Stainless Steel Gents Bracelet Make Valentines Day Special for Mom This Year Perms Color Foiling Great Cuts Waxing Spa Pedicures Parafin Manicures & More Walk-Ins Welcome 643-2378 Highway 20 Bristol, FL Myrlenes Beauty Shop Myrlenes Beauty Shop Black History FestivitiesF F e e b b . 1 1 2 2 : : M M i i s s s s B B l l a a c c k k H H i i s s t t o o r r y y B B e e a a u u t t y y P P a a g g e e a a n n t t at BHS Auditorium, 2 pm, Contact: Apostle G. B. Sheard, Founder or Le'Tonya Reed, Director, firstname.lastname@example.org or 674-3449 F F e e b b . 1 1 2 2 : : B B l l a a c c k k H H i i s s t t o o r r y y B B a a n n q q u u e e t t W. T. Neal Civic Center, 7 pm, Dress: Church Dressy/ Semi Formal, Cost: $10 donation (single), $15 donation (couple), Contact: Apostle G. B. Sheard 674-8683 or Marjorie Peterson 674-3449 F F e e b b . 1 1 9 9 : : B B l l a a c c k k H H i i s s t t o o r r y y P P a a r r a a d d e e Beginning at the Blountstown High School and ending at the Clay Mary Historical Site, Line up 9 am / Beginning at 10 am Contact: Apostle G. B. Sheard (850) 674-8683, Marjorie Peterson 674-3449, Le'Tonya Reed 674-3449 F F e e b b . 1 1 9 9 : : B B l l a a c c k k H H i i s s t t o o r r y y F F e e s s t t i i v v a a l l Clay Mary Historical Site (River Street), Immediately following the parade (parade ends at this location); Contact: Apostle G. B. Sheard (850) 674-8683, Marjorie Peterson 674-3449, (Vendor Information Available) F F e e b b . 2 2 6 6 , B B a a s s k k e e t t b b a a l l l l T T o o u u r r n n a a m m e e n n t t Blountstown Middle School Gym, 8 am (registration), Contact: Apostle G. B. Sheard (850) 674-8683 or Debra Jones 674-4101Black History Month activities are planned Reception held to kickoff Arts in Medicine programThe Calhoun County Chamber of Commerce and Calhoun-Liberty Hospital hosted a wine and cheese reception last Tuesday at the M & B Depot to launch a local Arts in Medicine program. Representatives from Shands and Weems Memorial Hospital in Franklin County were on hand to explain how a variety of arts activities, ranging from painting to pottery to literature and everything in between, can be incorporated into this program that partners the arts with healthcare. A call to artists is planned next. If you'd like to get involved, contact Kristy at the Chamber office, 674-4519 or email@example.com It was a night filled with romance and delicious eats at the Panhandle Pioneer Settlement in Blountstown Saturday as the annual Classical Desserts event was held. Guests were treated to all things yummy including the famous chocolate fountain. Music was provided by Hope Peacock, Dr. Ginny Baker, Janet Edewaard, Peggy Cox and Sue Bradley. All proceeds from the event benefit projects at the Settlement. The Pioneer Settlement needs items for their rummage sale! Call 674-2777 to donate.Volunteers need to help adults prepare for GEDSee GED page 14
The County Record, FEBRUARY 9, 2011, P P a a g g e e 5 5 Everett Jedadiah Ellis and Michelle Lynn KingKing, Ellis to wed Feb. 26 in BristolSue and Carlton Champion of Altha, along with Joe and Petra Salinas of San Antonio, Texas, are proud to announce the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter, Michelle Lynn King, to Everett Jedadiah Ellis, son of Monroe and Katrina Peddie of Hosford and Wendell and Donna Ellis of White Springs. She is a 2008 graduate of Blountstown High School. He is a 2003 graduate of Liberty County High School. The wedding will take place on Feb. 26, 2011, in Bristol. B B I I R R T T H H D D A A Y Y S S H H a a p p p p y y 9 9 t t h h B B i i r r t t h h d d a a y y ! Cameron Masai is shown celebrating her 9th birthday Sat., Jan. 22, with some of her third grade gal pals at Merle Norman's in Blountstown. The girls received make-up, hairstyling, nail polish from Angie's fine staff and were pampered to their heart's content! Girls are (from back left) Sabry Cook, Clara Medina, Cameron Masai, Allyson Mears, Brooks Ann Mears, Heather Sullivan, Krystyna Everett, Cameron Faircloth, (in front) Kendall Hatchett, and Karen Wyrick.Godwins will be honored on their 50th anniversary 20725 Central Avenue East, Blountstown, FL Next door to H&R Block Downtown 850-674-1535 www.coldcreekboutique.com Boutique Style Clothing at Budget Prices...Lowest of the Year OVER STOCKED Junior Clothing All 50% for the Hidden Hearts Sale! Bring Your Junior Size Girls! Tops, Blouses, Bottoms, Miss Me Jeans, Wallets, Purses, Fashion Jewelry, Mad Bags, Jackets, Hats, Accessories and Much More! Sizes Range from XS to 3X Plus Sizes...Some 50% Off Buy a $25 Gift Certificate and Ge t th e G i f t C e rti f i ca t e f or $3 0 The extra $5 is FREE! HIDDEN HEARTS SALE! Fin d A R ed H ea rt on th e T a g...T ake 50% O ff Door Prizes Every Hour starting at 11 am. O p e ning F e b 11 O P ENIN G Fri da y F e b ru a r y 11 Open 10 am Ri bb on Cutting 1:00 pm Ch a m p a gn e R ece p tion 3:00 pm Ent e r to WIN our G RAND P RIZE G IFT B ASKET v a lu ed a t $2 00 wih e v e r y $ 1 0 p ur c h ase Door prizes include: Hair cut & facial from Head 2 Toe Salon; had bags, wallets, gift cards from Cold Creek; tanning & lotions from Ja-Makin-Me Tan; movie rentals from Starstruck Movie Rental & much more. 17324 Main St. N., Blountstown, FL 6744557 Plush Animals Jewelry Mugs All Valentine Cards...1/2 off Whitmans and Russell Stover Candy Make Valentines Day Special for Mom This Year Perms Color Foiling Great Cuts Waxing Spa Pedicures Parafin Manicures & More Walk-Ins Welcome 643-2378 Highway 20 Bristol, FL Myrlenes Beauty Shop Myrlenes Beauty ShopH H a a p p p p y y B B i i r r t t h h d d a a y y , J J a a y y ! Jay Crisp, shown here with his 10 point buck, will celebrate his 7th birthday on February 9th. Jay is the son of Jody Crisp and Will Crisp. His grandparents include Papa & Nana and Mimi and Pa. H H a a p p p p y y B B i i r r t t h h d d a a y y , T T e e x x M M o o n n r r o o e e ! Don't blink. Tex-Monroe is six years old. He celebrated his birthday at The Flying Frog in Savannah, GA with friends and family. When he grows up, he plans to be a scientist or a doctor and help fix children in wheel chairs so they can walk again. If that doesn't work out, he just wants to be a "normal person." Currently, he is studying at Heard Elementary School down the street from his home where he is trying to master the art of listening while others speak. He loves drawing and selling his paintings at art shows with his Papa (Scott) and Uncle Steve. He can't wait to have his own credit card so he can buy all the toys he wants and maybe a few for little brother Johnny. Proud, but cautious parents are Scott and Tracy (Cox) Stanton. Proud grandparents are Jimmy and Peggy Cox, great-grandmother Pauline Cox and late great-grandparents Monroe Cox, Mr. and Mrs. Bailey Messer and Mr. and Mrs. Bill Stanton. S S U U B B S S C C R R I I B B E E T T O O D D A A Y Y ! C C a a l l l l 6 6 7 7 4 4 5 5 0 0 4 4 1 1Billie Rae St. Louis and Rob Larkins are pleased to announce their engagement and approaching marriage. Billie is the daughter of Rick St. Louis of Englewood and Karen St. Louis of Arcadia. Rob is the son of Mickey and Tanice Larkins of Bristol. The wedding is planned for March 2011. Rob Larkins and Billie Rae St. LouisSt. Louis, Larkins will exchange vowsMain Street to meet Feb. 10Blountstown Main Street will meet Thursday, Feb. 10, at 5:30 p.m. at The Country Creamery in downtown Blountstown. Anyone interested in downtown revitalization is encouraged to get involved. For more info, call Kelli at 674-1004. Family and friends are cordially invited to attend the 50th Wedding Anniversary celebration in honor of Cary and Connie Godwin on February 20th. The event will be held from 2:00 4:00 p.m. at the First Baptist Church of Altha, 15660 NW Chipola St., Altha, Fla. No gifts, please. Emerald Coast Hospice will host Valentine Trivia and Relaxation at the Calhoun County Senior Center at 10 a.m. on Wed., February 9. Test your knowledge about the holiday and love and learn some interesting facts. Emerald Coast Hospice staff will also show you simple ways to relax and stretch. Emerald Coast Hospice is a nonprofit agency providing hospice services to Jackson, Calhoun, Washington and Holmes counties. Emerald Coast Hospice provides support and care for patients and their families. For more information, please contact Sara Blumenthal at 850526-3577. Valentine fun Feb. 9 at the Senior CenterThe Panhandle Public Library Cooperative System will hold their monthly board meeting on Tuesday, February 15, at 6:00 p.m. at the PPLCS Office located at 4439 Marion St., Marianna. For more information, call 850482-9296.Panhandle library board meets Feb. 15 G G o o t t N N e e w w s s ? ? E E m m a a i i l l u u s s !n n e e w w s s @ @ t t h h e e c c o o u u n n t t y y r r e e c c o o r r d d . n n e e t tThe Blountstown High School Class of 56 is planning their 55th reunion set for Saturday, May 14. The celebration will be held in the old clubhouse at the Panhandle Pioneer Settlement prior to the BHS Farewell Extravaganza. Time to be announced. For more details, call Dr. Brooks Cobb at 674-4124.Class of 56 reunion set for May 14thCome help St. Mary Missionary Baptist Church celebrate it's 99th Church Anniversary. Church services will be Friday, Feb. 11, at 7 p.m. Join in our program and Valentines dinner on Saturday, Feb. 12th, at 6:30. Come alone or bring someone and enjoy a spirit filled program. Enjoy good food and have your picture taken. Sunday, Feb. 13, at 3:30 p.m., Pleasant Hill of Grand Ridge will be our guest church with Pastor Randy McMillan bringing the message. All are invited to all services. Donations will be accepted.St. Mary will celebrate 99th anniversary The Miss Calhoun County/Miss Blountstown Pageant will be held in the Blountstown High School auditorium on Saturday, Feb. 26, at 2 pm. Age divisions include: Tiny 4-6, Little 7-8 (as of Nov. 1, 2011), Young 910, Junior 11-12, Teen 1316 (as of Nov. 1, 2011), Miss 17-24 (as of Nov. 1, 2011) Entry fee is $50 unless contestant wants to also enter the Calhoun/Liberty Relay Pageant which is the same day at 6 p.m. If so, the entry fee is $85 for both. The Miss Calhoun/Liberty Relay Pageant will be held at BHS Saturday, Feb. 26, at 6 pm. Forms are available at Head to Toe Salon and will be available at all area schools.Miss Calhoun Co./Blountstown pageants Feb. 26
The County Record, FEBRUARY 9, 2011, Page 6 PUT ME IN COACH, I'M READY TO PLAY! Middle School baseball season is in full swing in Calhoun County. Above, Wildcat Cy Barton is shown on the mound for Altha in a recent game. Below, BMS Tiger Malac Johnson slides into second base in a game against Tolar. PHOTOS BY KATHY S. JOHNSON Take Stock scholarship winners namedOn Thursday, February 4, Calhoun County Take Stock in Children Council Members interviewed ten local ninth graders who applied for a Take Stock in Children Scholarship. All students interviewed by Council Members did an excellent job in presenting themselves in a professional manner and in being prepared for the interview. Council Members were pleased to award three scholarships this year. Scholarships were awarded to David Benditt from Blountstown High School, Alvin (P .J.) Iler, III from Altha School and Ronnie Tucker from Altha School. David is the son of Thomas and Lisa Benditt of Blountstown. P .J. is the son of Alvin Iller, II and Ida McClellan of Blountstown. Ronnie is the son of James and Jennifer Tucker of Altha. When each of these 9th grade students graduate from high school, their Take Stock in Children Scholarship will be activated. In the meantime, as a scholarship recipient, each student will be provided mentor and advocate support in order to be successful through their high school years. That support will provide motivation, tutoring, continuous monitoring, intervention services, and college and career counseling. In accepting these scholarships, the students will sign performance contracts agreeing to maintain good grades, exhibit positive behavior, demonstrate a willingness to work with their mentor, and remain drug and crime free. If the students adhere to their contracts, they retain their four year college scholarships. The four-year scholarships that were awarded to David, P.J., and Ronnie were made possible through monetary donations from people and businesses in our community. The number of scholarships awarded each year depends entirely upon donations received. Donations made to the program stay in our county and go to our students. For information on how you can help support Take Stock in Children with donations or mentoring services, contact Barbara Hathaway at 674-5927, Ext. 21. Altha winners are shown at left. The BHS winner is at right.BY AERIAL FOLSOM Altha Public School's JV and Varsity Cheerleading Squad rocked it out and competed at Chipola's Cheer Extravaganza January 9th. Both groups competed in the tumbling division; JV placed 3rd and Varsity placed 2nd runner up. Pictured above are (bottom row, from left) Kala Sewell, Christy Simmons, Ashley Lawton, Hali Smith, Brittney Lytle, (middle) Brianna Attaway, Taylor Greene, Madison Rowe, Aerial Folsom, Carly Schwartz, Mckenzie Tanner, Brianna Yon, (back) Terrence Shanks, Wayne Boozer, and Ronnie Tucker. Pictured below are (standing) Morgan Allen, Breanna Walker, Shelby Posey, Ashlyn Barfield, Katy Cox, Kelsey Thomas, Bronica Spruill, Claire Price, Brooke Boggs, Rebecca Newsom, (kneeling) Emily Sewell and Mary Sewell.Altha cheerleaders place at Chipola Extravaganza Slam dunk fun at Hosford faculty v. students gameOn Friday, January 28th, Hosford School students were treated to a "pawsitively" exciting basketball game between students and faculty. This was our second reward event to encourage positive behavior by our students. The 7th and 8th grade students could "pay to play" against the staff, while the rest of the student body paid an admission fee of 2 paws to watch the game. We had special guests, Kyle Peddie and Roger Reddick, who played for the faculty team. The faculty team dominated the court in each of the quarters they played, with some fancy and comical moves. The student teams played exceptionally well against the "older" competition. With no injuries, but lots of fun, the PBS event was a huge success. TIGER SENIORS RECOGNIZED: The Blountstown High School football banquet was held last Monday night at the W.T. Neal Civic Center. Seniors were presented with their jersey, a senior plaque, and game highlight video. Seniors include (kneeling, from left) Alexander Garrett, Byron Hall, Timmy Girardot, Brandon Smith, (back row) P.J. Buggs, Corey McClellan, T.J. Granger, Patrick Wilson, Dowling Lee, Frankie Murrell, and Paul Mosley.
BY KELLI PEACOCK DUNN News EditorThe Blountstown High School basketball team defeated the Liberty County Bulldogs last Thursday night, 74-49, before a packed home crowd. Will Rogers led the Tigers with 16 points. Marquel Thomas followed with 13 points. Nick Martin added 11. Larry Jackson brought in 10 points. There was great energy and a good crowd, says Coach Davis. It was a solid game. Coach Davis says he held out his starters last Tuesday against East Gadsden due to several injuries sustained the previous week. I was trying to rest these players before the district tournament, he remarks. Against Liberty County, he brought them back for the first two quarters, then gave the younger players a chance to show their stuff in the second half. The district tournament began Tuesday in Bonifay with the Tigers going up against Vernon. The winner will face Cottondale at 6 p.m. Friday. If the Tigers win Friday, they will be in the championship game Saturday night at 7:30 p.m. Check out next weeksThe County Record, FEBRUARY 9, 2011, P P a a g g e e 7 7 Tigers take bite out of Dawgs; tourney begins Let Calhoun Liberty Hospital Help You QUIT SMOKING Next Class Starts Tuesday, February 15 4:30 P.M. Hospital Cafeteria Call to Pre-Register Wanda Armstrong at 674-5411 Ext. 240 or Brigitta Nuccio at 482-6500 Cal houn Lib ert y Ho s pi tal 20370 N E Bu r n s Av e B l oun tst own, FL Stop Smoking N o w 850-674-5799 or 850-234-6369 Pre-season tourney set for Thursday & FridayBY KELLI PEACOCK DUNN News EditorThe Blountstown Tigers are putting the bats in motion as they prepare for the 2011 baseball season. The Tigers debuted Friday in the red and white game. For the weather, they did pretty good, says Coach Emory Horne. It was rainy and foggy and cold. They were a little ahead of where I expected them to be. The Tigers will take part in the Pre-Season Classic hosted by Liberty County High School this week. BHS goes up against Wewa on Thursday with game time at 4 p.m. CT. They will take on LCHSFriday at 6 p.m. CT. The regular season opens at 5 p.m. Tuesday at home against Franklin County. Were going to be young, but full of young talent, says Coach Horne. The alumni softball and baseball game is Saturday at 1:30 p.m. Come out for pork dinners and enjoy the show! Any interested alumni are urged to show up ready to play. BHS alumni games set for Feb. 12The Blountstown High School Baseball and Softball teams would like to invite all alumni who would be interested in playing in either event to join us on February 12 for the games. This is a fundraiser for both teams. For more information, contact Emory Horne for baseball and Bruce Hubbs for softball at Blountstown High School, ph. 674-5724. Anyone interested please register by February 1, 2011. The Big Bend Baseball League of Florida is looking for players for teams throughout the Panhandle area. The semi-pro adult baseball league invites players ages 18 and up. For more information, call League Commissioner Morrell Bailey at 762-8154.League needs players age 18 and up SUBSCRIBE TODAY!Call 674-5041Ten lucky youngsters will be chosen for each of the two quail hunts and each of the two spring turkey hunts on the 16,612-acre Babcock Ranch Preserve in Charlotte County. All hunters will be chosen by random drawing. All hunts are Saturday-Sunday and will be guided. To be eligible for these hunts, applicants must be at least 12 years old by the first day of the hunt and under 16 years of age on the last day of the hunt for which they apply. Also, all youths must have passed a state-certified hunter safety course. Each permit allows only one youth to hunt. An adult supervisor who is 18 or older must accompany the youth. The accompanying adult cannot hunt. No license or permit is required of the youth or supervising adult, unless the adult plans to help call-in a turkey during either of the youth spring turkey hunts. Both the youth and the supervising adult must attend an orientation the Friday evening before the scheduled hunt, and they must primitive-camp on the property from Friday evening through noon Sunday. Youth quail hunt dates are Feb. 19-20 and Feb. 26-27, and applications may be submitted for either of these two hunts through Feb. 11. Youth spring turkey hunts are April 2-3 and April 9-10; those applications may be submitted from 10 a.m. on Feb. 7 through Feb. 25. Applications for both the youth quail and youth spring turkey hunts are available at MyFWC.com/YHPF. However, hunters may apply for only one of the two quail hunts, and only one of the two spring turkey hunts. Completed applications and a copy of the youths hunter safety card may be faxed to 850-413-7989 or mailed to: Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, ATTN: Hunter Safety/Babcock, 620 South Meridian Street, Tallahassee, FL 323991600. The youth quail hunt drawing will be on Feb. 14, and the youth spring turkey drawing will be on March 1. Investigators with the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) are seeing more instances of people buying or selling wild game meat online these days, so they have been cracking down on cyber-violators. It is illegal to sell or purchase game meat online, said Lt. George Wilson, head of the FWCs Internet Crimes Unit. People often do so through online advertisements, unknowingly breaking the law. We are running into this quite frequently in our Internet Crimes Unit, Wilson said. People are posting ads, asking to buy meat, from deer and ducks, for example. A popular new pet-diet may be escalating the problem. The diet, referred to as the prey model, calls for hormone-free, natural meat for dogs. This leads pet owners to look for wild game meat, often on the Internet. Not only is this a violation, it is also a safety concern for people who purchase wild game meat online for themselves or their pets, Wilson said. People who purchase the meat dont know the sanitary conditions in which it was processed. To report wildlife law violations, visit MyFWC.com/Law/Alert or call 888-404-FWCC (3922). Selling or buying wild game online is illegalApply now for youth quail, turkey hunts at Babcock Ranch Preserve G G o o t t N N e e w w s s ? ? E E m m a a i i l l u u s s !n n e e w w s s @ @ t t h h e e c c o o u u n n t t y y r r e e c c o o r r d d . n n e e t tLarry Jackson reaches for the goal against LCHS. Will Rogers goes up for two points against LCHS.Hunter Jordan was on the mound for the Tigers in the red and white game. Austin Lee was catcher for the Tigers Friday night.
Caitlyn Stewart Selected Calhoun District Sunshine State Scholar Each School District in the state of Florida has been asked to select one student to represent their district in the 2011 Sunshine State Scholars Program. The Calhoun County School District is pleased to announce that Caitlyn Stewart, a junior at Blountstown High School, has been chosen to represent the district in Orlando, February 17th and 18th. Caitlyn will be accompanied by Mrs. Allyson Howell. While in Orlando Caitlyn will attend a reception for fellow scholars, parents, teachers, sponsors, and representatives from Higher Education and STEM industries. Chancellor Frank Brogen, State University System of Florida and Chancellor Will Holcombe, Florida Division of Colleges will be guest speakers at a breakfast honoring the Scholars. Caitlyn, along with the other students chosen for this honor will be formally recognized at an Awards Luncheon on February 18th. Criteria for this prestigious award include: the students interest in pursuing postsecondary educational opportunities in Florida, an expressed interest in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM ) related studies, a weighted Grade Point Average (GPA) of 4.0 or higher, and qualification for the Florida Academic Scholars Award according to current guidelines. The student must also have a composite score of 30 or higher on the ACT. When Caitlyn was asked to comment on her selection for this honor her reply was, "I think that this will be a wonderful experience and I am honored by the nomination. Caitlyn has a strong interest in Science and is considering a career in Medical Research. We are very fortunate to have Caitlyn, who is the daughter of Terry and Kathy Stewart, represent Calhoun County School District in this outstanding program. French Club The French Club is headed to Orlando, Florida in April for the statewide French competition and Mrs. Dana Ayers and the French Club members are selling their customary Valentine Goody Bags to raise money for the trip. The goody bags are $5 each and it will include a valentine, gum, an assortment of candy and a soft drink. The bags will be delivered to BHS and BES on Valentines Day or you may pick up your order from Mrs. Dana Ayers in room 4. You can place an order with any French club member or Mrs. Ayers. Please order by Friday, Feb. 11th. Calendar of Events Wednesday, Feb. 9th, After-School Tutoring, 3:00-4:00 Thursday, Feb. 10th, Softball, Away at Franklin County @4:00/6:00; Baseball Classic at Bristol @ 4:00 Friday, Feb. 11th, Literature & Language Arts Festival at Chipola College; Softball, Home against Liberty County @ 4:00/6:00; Baseball Classic at Bristol @ 6:00 Saturday, Feb. 12th, ACT at BHS @ 8:00 a.m. Monday, Feb. 14th, Early Release Tuesday, Feb. 15th, Softball, Home against Graceville @ 4:00/6:00; Baseball, Home against Franklin County @ 3:00/5:00 Wednesday, Feb. 16th, Career Shadow Day for seniors; After-School Tutoring, 3:00-4:00The County Record, FEBRUARY 9, 2011, Page 8 BlountstownHigh School News Altha School News BlountstownElementary School News Stewart is Sunshine Scholar; French Club is selling treatsPrincipal Ronnie Hand, Assistant Principal Debbie Williams, and Guidance Counselor Sandra Waller congratulate Sunshine State Scholar Caitlyn Stewart. French Club members DeeAnna Grimes and Katie Strawn with one of the Valentine goody bags. Family Reading & Math Night Feb. 21Blountstown Elementary will be hosting Family Reading & Math Night on February 21. The event will begin at 5:00 p.m. in the BES cafeteria. Please plan to bring your family and enjoy a night of "math mania"! There will be lots of hands on activities for students and parents that will address FCAT math skills. We hope to see everyone there.Altha's Senior Beta Club new membersSenior & Junior Beta Clubs induct several new membersSr Beta Inducts New Members by Tyler McCoy Altha Schools Senior Beta club inducted their new members at the last nine weeks honor assembly. Students in Senior Beta strive for academic achievement, leadership, character, and service. Being recognized for these great achievements are (pictured above, bottom row, from left) Jake Hall, Brianna Yon, Rena OBryan, Carly Schwartz, Porter Smith, Anthony Gratz, and Elizabeth Gratz, (second row) Cortney Harris, Kristen Majeske, Hunter Baggett, Nick Young, PJ Iler, Morgan Lewis, Brooke Coleman, and Deana Griswold, (third row) Ansley Stone, Samantha Nichols, Britany Snively, Mercer Holt, Madison Rowe, Brittany Graham, and Jessica Wilks (back row) Summer Hand, Brina Yand, Justin Waltman, Kyler Dew, Katelynn Ballard, Chelsey Jones, and Christalyn Castleberry. Jr. Beta Inducts New Members by Madelynn Lytle Wednesday, January 12th, the Altha Chapter of Jr. Beta inducted 25 new members pictured above. Congratulations! We're expecting a great year. New members include (pictured below, front row, from left) April Lynn, Alyssa McCardle, Nolon Bean, Damon Maki, Justin Moore, Ashley Lytle, and Kiana Richards, (second row) Kinsey Register, Jaylon Hall, Enrico McCalvin, Chasity Webb, Hannah Mills Aleisa Griffin, Aubree Bay, and Jesse Mills, (third row) Stephanie Wriston, Katherine Detweiler, Devan Adkins, Kyle Potter, Collin Mears, Seth Alday, and Hunter Young, (back row) Blaire Hall, Aaron Young, and Brian Gay. Not pictured is Caylynn Reeder. Calendar Wednesday 2/9Homecoming orders due; Herff Jones orders due Thursday 2/10Middle School Softball vs. Wewa @ 3:30 pm Home; Middle School Baseball vs. Wewa @ 3:30 pm Home; Dessert Concert @ Altha Church of God, 6 pm Friday 2/11-Valentines Dance @ Altha Community Center, 6:30 10 pm; FFA Horse Judging Saturday 2/12 ACT; Girls Weightlifting State Finals @ Kissimee 11 am; FFA Horse Judging Monday 2/14Club Day; Early Release, 1 pm; Varsity Baseball @ Wewa, 6 pm Tuesday 2/15 Middle School Softball vs. Hosford @ 3:30 pm, Home; Middle School Baseball vs. Hosford @ 3:30 pm, Home; Varsity Baseball @ East Gadsen 5:30 pm Thursday 2/17Varsity Sofball vs. Port St. Joe @ 4 pm, Home Friday 2/18 Varsity Softball vs. Aucilla 5 pm Home; Varsity Baseball vs. Aucilla 5 pm, HomeAltha's Junior Beta Club new membersFCAT RECOGNITION: These Altha seniors were recently treated to lunch at The Oaks Restaurant in Marianna. Owner Eddie Davis is also in the picture. Mr. Davis treated the students to lunch because of their accomplishment of earning at least a level 4 on last year's FCAT science. Mrs. Kelley has offered to any junior this year who earns at least a level 3 on the 2011 FCAT Science test a free year long pass for all sporting events at Altha School during his or her senior year. Saturday Morning ExpressTwins Bekka and Tabitha Edwards enjoy creating with modeling clay at the Saturday Express Class at the Blountstown Library. The program is open to children 8 to 14 years old and begins at 10:30 a.m. There is no preregistration and the series is free! Anna Layton inspires her students to "express yourself" through the ARTS.
The County Record, FEBRUARY 9, 2011, P P a a g g e e 9 9 NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING ON THE COUNTY CALHOUN COMPREHENSIVE PLAN EVALUATION AND APPRAISAL REPORT PROPOSED AMENDMENTS Pursuant to Chapter Sections 163.3181 and 163.3191, of the Florida Statutes, and Chapter Rules 9J-5.004 and 9J-5.0053, of the Florida Administrative Code, all Florida communities are required to periodically review and update their local government comprehensive plans and evaluate how effective they are in meeting the state and local government goals and objectives. The Calhoun County Comprehensive Plan covers all of the area depicted in the following map: The Calhoun County Board of County Commissioners, acting as the Local Planning Agency, is scheduled to hold a public hearing on Tuesday, February 15, 2011, at 3:00P.M. CST, in the Commission Meeting Room. The purpose of this public hearing is to allow for the Commission, acting as the Local Planning Agency, to receive public comments, suggestions and concerns regarding the existing comprehensive plan and the proposed updates to the plan, and to take action to recommend proposed changes to the Calhoun County Comprehensive Plan, for inclusion in the County Evaluation and Appraisal Report Proposed Amendments to the Plan. All interested parties are invited to attend and participate in the public hearing. If you have any questions, or wish to review the draft proposals, please contact the Clerks Office at (850) 674-4545. The Calhoun County Board of County Commissioners, is scheduled to hold a public hearing on Tuesday, February 15, 2011, at 5:00P.M. CST, in the Commission Meeting Room. The purpose of this hearing is to review and take public comment regarding the Planning Agency recommendations and to consider the transmittal of the CALHOUN COUNTY COMPREHENSIVE PLAN EVALUATION AND APPRAISAL REPORT AMENDMENTS, to the Department of Community Affairs. February 2, 9, 2011 NOTICE OF INTENT TO USE UNIFORM METHOD OF COLLECTING NON-AD VALOREM ASSESSMENTS AND NOTICE OF SPECIAL MEETING OF THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS FOR CALHOUN COUNTY, FLORIDA Calhoun County, Florida (the County) hereby provides notice, pursuant to section 197.3632(3)(a), Florida Statutes, of its intent to use the uniform method of collecting non-ad valorem special assessments within the unincorporated areas of the County for the cost of providing solid waste services commencing for the Fiscal Year beginning on October 1, 2011 and continuing until discontinued by the County. The County will consider the adoption of a resolution electing to use the uniform method of collecting such assessments authorized by section 197.3632, Florida Statutes, at a public hearing to be held at 5:00 p.m. on February 22, 2011 in the Calhoun County Commission Meeting Room, 20816 Central Avenue E, Blountstown, Florida. Such resolution will state the need for the levy and will contain a legal description of the boundaries of thereal property subject to the levy. Copies of the proposed form of resolution, which contains the legal description of the real property subject to the levy, are on file at the County Administrators Office, 20859 Central Avenue E, Room G-40, Blountstown, Florida. All interested persons are invited to attend. In the event any person decides to appeal any decision by the County with respect to any matter relating to the consideration of the resolution at the above-referenced public hearing, a record of theproceeding may be needed and in such an event, such person may need to ensure that a verbatim record of the public hearing is made, which record includes the testimony and evidence on which the appeal is to be based. In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, persons needing a special accommodation or an interpreter to participate in this proceeding should contact the County Administrators Assistant at (850) 674-8075 at least two days prior to the date of the hearing. DATED this ____ day of ___________, 2011. By Order of: _________________________________ CALHOUN COUNTY, FLORIDA Jan. 26, Feb. 2, 9, 16, 2011 Carr School News New members inducted into the Carr School Junior Honor SocietyCarr School's National Jr. Honor Society held its annual Induction Ceremony Friday, January 28. New members are (seated, from left) Greyson McCroan, Randy Girardot, Tessa Daniels, Nicole Bryne, Katie Bailey, (standing) Trent Woodham, Dawn Starr, Sarah Pitts, Bradley Pearson, and Cody Mercer. Congratulations to these students!Blake Pickron receives most improved awardCarr School recently held the Honor Assembly for the second grading period. Boys and girls who made the "A" or "A/B" Honor Roll and Students of the Month for November, December, and January were recognized. Pictured is eighth grader Blake Pickron (left) and Principal Darryl Taylor, Jr. Blake was named the Most Improved Middle School Student. Congratulations! G G o o t t N N e e w w s s ? ? E E m m a a i i l l u u s s !n n e e w w s s @ @ t t h h e e c c o o u u n n t t y y r r e e c c o o r r d d . n n e e t tPrincipal Neva Miller is pleased to announce the Blountstown Middle School Honor Roll for the second nine weeks as follows: A Honor Roll 6th Grade Samantha AdamsBryant Hannah Bryant Tiffany Dees Mackenzie Eubanks Citlali Gutierrez Tyler Hill Bryson Horne Caroline Howell Shad Johnson Rachel Nandho Adriana Odom Courtney Shuler Emily Shuler Mark Wilson Lana Wood Kristi Yoder 7th Grade Alexis Devuyst Megan Dillinger Derek Eberly Chessa Goodman Anna Hassig William McClellan Colton Purvis Cole Skipper Jenifer Snowden Colby Tanner Tristen Wood 8th Grade Olivia Atkins Katelyn Bozeman Andrew Bryant Corey Darnell Donavan Ebersole Cassidy Gurliaccio Thomas Howell Augustus Reddoch Carly Richards Audrey Ryals Walker Strawn Trip Taylor Jordan Willis Anthony Wyrick Heather Yoder A/B Honor Roll 6th Grade Oshiua Alston Brittnee Cumbie Javas Davis Braicee Dietz Mikel Engram Heather Herndon Dylan Hill Christian Hogue Ashley Ingersoll Mason Lytle Jayda Marlow Abigail Martinez Biance Martinez Julian Martinez Mark McGill Kalei Peacock Madison Peacock Stephanie Pickron Alfredo Puente Sarah Ratis John Richards Daniel Ryals Hayes Strawn Demetris Thomas Steven Williams 7th Grade Christopher Brown Madison Brown Stanford Dawson Edward Ellis Lauren Godwin Ayers Hassig Mirazha Hogue Alese Jones Brittany Kelley Jesse Langley Lindsey Laramore Dharma Lee James Martin Maile-Ann MedinaDykes Blake Pitts Taylor Pyles Whitney Cay Reeder Mary Reynolds Bryan Roberts Kenneth Rollins Chasen Roulhac Brandon Smith Cerise Womack 8th Grade Ayanna Black John Bryant Kemuel Cedeno Bryce Davis Deonte Dudley Nathan Dunham Jesse Honrine Malac Johnson Jonathan Leath Sarah Liffick Alyssa Lytle Jenny Lytle Callie Melvin Tatiana Messer Emily Pegaz Gabriel Pierce Alyssa Sims Katie Smith Fabian Solomon Taylor Vincent Robert Walden BlountstownMiddle School NewsPrincipal Miller announces second nine weeks honor roll SUBSCRIBE TODAY!Call 674-5041
WILLIAM BATES William Bates, 81, passed away Monday, January 31, 2011, in Blountstown after an extended illness. He was born in Plymouth, Michigan, and lived in Sneads for 20 years before coming to Blountstown. He was a line supervisor for ENE Manufacturing Company. He was also in the U. S. Army and served in the Korean conflict. He was preceded in death by his wife, Norma Bates. Survivors include a son, Leonardo Chapman, and his wife, Paula of Greensboro; two grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. A graveside service was held at 3:00 p.m., Wednesday, February 2, in the Victory Hill Cemetery with Reverend Dewayne Tolbert officiating. Adams Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements (ph. 674-5449). Condolences may be made online at adamsfh.com JAMES JAMIE ALLAN BIGFORD James Jamie Allan Bigford, age 27, of Okeechobee, Florida, passed away Sunday, January 30, 2011, in Okeechobee. He was born March 13, 1983, in Fernandina Beach, Florida. He was a talented tattoo artist and he also worked in the construction industry. He was preceded in death by his mother, Regina Temple Bigford; his grandfathers, Kenneth Temple and Jimmy Bigford. He is survived by his companion, Tiffany Bullington; his children, James Allan Bigford, Jr. and Jordan Temple Bigford; his father, James Bigford and his wife, Terri; a sister, Tiffany Barfield and her fianc, Dewayne, of Wigham Georgia; brothers, Kenny Ray Bigford and his wife, Melissa, and Cody and Mark Bigford, all of Okeechobee, Jeremy Barfield and his wife, Tosha, and Benjamin Barfield, all of Altha; grandmothers, Cathy Rogers of Okeechobee, Sherry Grover and her husband, James, of Blountstown, and Martha Baggett of Altha; 10 nieces and nephews; many aunts, uncles, and cousins. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m., Thursday, February 3, in Adams Funeral Home Chapel with Reverend Larry Broome officiating. Interment will follow in Poplar Head Cemetery in Clarksville. The family will receive friends 9:00 a.m., Thursday at the funeral home. Adams Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements (ph. 674-5449) Online condolences may be made online at adamsfh.com SAMUEL ANCIL COXWELL Samuel Ancil Coxwell, 85, passed away Sunday, January 30, 2011. He was a retired Southern Baptist pastor who served the Lord for over 50 years. A native of Blountstown, he lived in Thomasville, Georgia, before retiring to Wakulla County 20 years ago. He leaves behind his wife of over 60 years, Linda Clemmons Coxwell, and three children, Deborah Teague, Alicia Crittenden and Ashley Coxwell; 14 grandchildren and two greatgrandchildren. His oldest son passed away in 2001. Funeral services were held at 2:00 p.m., ET, Thursday, February 3, at Immanuel Baptist Church in Tallahassee. Interment followed at Crawfordville Cemetery in Crawfordville. Adams Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements (ph. 674-5449). Online condolences may be made at www.adamsfh.com DALLAS DIANE COLLETT MCCALVIN Mrs. Dallas Diane Collett McCalvin, 69, of Altha, FL, passed away Tuesday, February 1, 2011, at her home. Diane was born on May 12, 1941, in Eastpoint, GA, and had lived in Calhoun County since 1970, coming from Tobalton, GA. She was a homemaker and a member of the Baptist Faith. Diane raised four children of her own and raised numerous other children in the neighborhood. Her home was always open to everyone to visit, have a good meal and enjoy friendship. Survivors include her husband of 51 years, Emmett (Mac) McCalvin, of Altha; two sons, Eddie McCalvin and his wife, Tammy, and Alan McCalvin and his wife, Samantha, all of Altha; two daughters, Elizabeth Diane Kennelley and her husband, David, of Archer, FL, and Carol Lynn McCalvin of Bayou George, FL; five grandchildren, James McCalvin and his wife, Hannah, Kaylee McCalvin, Matthew McCalvin, Enrico McCalvin, and Kaytlin McCalvin. Memorial services were held Saturday, February 5, at 3:00 pm (CST) at Victory Hill Pentecostal Holiness Church in Altha with Reverend Dewayne Tolbert and Reverend Allen Nichols officiating. Memorialization was by cremation. All arrangements were under the direction of Marlon Peavy at Peavy Funeral Home in Blountstown (ph. 6742266). GLENDA M. SEWELL Mrs. Glenda M. Sewell, 57, of Hosford, FL, went home to be with the Lord on February 7, 2011, at her home in Hosford. Glenda was born on August 26, 1953, in Blountstown, FL and had lived in Liberty County all of her life. She was retired from the State of Florida as a secretary with the Department of Commerce. Glenda was a member of the Pentecostal Holiness Faith. She was preceded in death by her father, James Glen Manning, and two brothers, Jerry Pullam and Jimmy Pullam. Survivors include her mother, Cassie Pullam, of Bristol; her husband, Clifford E. Sewell, of Hosford; one son, Brian Sewell, and his wife, Lisa, of Telogia; two daughters, Selene Thaw of Cape Coral and Felicia Baker and her husband, Kenya, of Hosford; eight brothers, James R. Manning and his wife, Michelle, of Hosford, Billy D. Pullam and his wife, Martha, of Hosford, Donnie R. Manning of Bristol, Dewey Pullam and his wife, Nadine, of Altha, Timmy Pullam and his wife, Sharon, of Altha, David Manning of Bristol, Glen Manning and his wife, Sue, of Tallahassee, and Garnette Pullam and his wife, Tammy, of Bristol; four sisters, Angie Long and her husband, Tim, of Panama City, Regina Smith and her husband, Eddie, of Bristol, Janie Ann Campbel and her husband, Jack, of Bristol, and Agnes Spivey and her husband, Ben of Bristol; seven grandchildren; several nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be held Friday, Feb. 11, at 11 am (EST) from the Mt. Zion United Pentecostal Holiness Church in Hosford with Reverend Aaron Elkins and Sister Virginia Shepard officiating. Interment will follow in the Sanders Cemetery in Hosford. The family will receive friends Thursday, Feb. 10, 2011 from 6:00 pm (EST) until 8:00 pm (EST) at Peavy Funeral Home. All arrangements were under the direction of Marlon Peavy at Peavy Funeral Home in Blountstown (ph. 6742266).The County Record, FEBRUARY 9, 2011, P P a a g g e e 1 1 0 0 O O B B I I T T U U A A R R I I E E S S ADAMS FUNER A L HO M E 674-5449 643-5410 www.adamsfh.com A Thought to Remember Tim Adams Funeral Director With the slogan Let us show you the difference a caring neighbor can make, Adams Funeral Home provides families with service with true compassion. Located in Blountstown and Bristol, Adams Funeral Home offers families old-fashioned customer service tied in with modern technology, while at the same time giving grieving families space and privacy. Adams Funeral Home guarantees to have competitive and fair prices while being sensitive to a familys needs. Families experience patience and sympathy as attendants are on hand to offer advice, listen to concerns and be considerate of families needs during a grieving time. Church DirectoryFor Information On Listing Your Church, Call 674-5041 Meaningful Bible Study . . . . . . . . . . . . 9:45 AM Exciting Worship . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11:00 AM Bible Study & Worship . . . . . . . . . . . . 6:00 PM Wednesday Prayer & Bible Study . . . . . 6:30 PM Pastor David Throckmorton Located two blocks south of the intersection Highway 20 and Main Street in BlountstownFirst Baptist Church Helping people follow in the footsteps of Christ Blountstown First Assembly of God Churc h Sunday Services Sunday School...9:45 AM Morning Worship...11:00 AM Evening Worship...5:00 PM Wednesday Service...7:00 PM Pastor, Shelton Kindig Hwy. 20 West, 13th Street Blountstown, FL 850-674-4331 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 United Methodist Church Located on Hwy 20 directly across from Sub-Way & McDonalds Wednesday Bible Study...9:00 AM Sunday School...9:45 AM Sunday Worship...11:00 AM Telephone: 674-8254 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Bristol Dental Clinic DENTURE LAB on PREMISES Same-Day Service on Repairs and Relines Laban Bontrager, DMD Monica Bontrager, DMD F AMIL Y DENTISTR Y 12761 NW Pea Ridge Road, Bristol, FL 32321 TELEP HO NE : (850)643-5417 Folks line up for Rivertowns gas buydownRiverTown Community Church hosted another gas buydown on both sides of the river Saturday. Folks were lined up around the block to get into the Texaco Station in Blountstown and the Exxon in Bristol to purchase gas for $2.64 per gallon down from $3.14 with RiverTown covering the difference. Volunteers of all ages from RCC were out washing windows and pumping gas for customers. G G o o t t N N e e w w s s ? ? E E m m a a i i l l u u s s !n n e e w w s s @ @ t t h h e e c c o o u u n n t t y y r r e e c c o o r r d d . n n e e t t
The County Record, FEBRUARY 9, 2011, P P a a g g e e 1 1 1 1Legal NoticeL E E F A R M R O A D H M G P P R O J E C T P R O J E C T # 1 4 1 6 1 N O T I C E T O R E C E I V E S E A L E D B I D S The Calhoun County Board of County Commissioners will receive sealed bids from any qualified person, company or corporation interested in constructing: LEE FARM ROAD HMGP 1831-07-R LEE FARM ROAD FEMA -1785-DR-FL PW 01578 REPAIRS Plans and specifications can be obtained at Preble-Rish, Inc., 20684 Central Avenue East, Blountstown, FL 32424, (850) 6743300.The bid must conform to Section 287.133(3) Florida Statutes, on public entity crimes. This project is a new construction roadway paving project which consists of grading, shaping, and compacting limerock, reworking shoulders, placing asphalt, and striping the roadway. All bidders shall be pre-qualified with the Florida Department of Transportation per Section 2-1 of the F.D.O.T.Standard Specifications for Road and Bridge Construction, 2010 edition for: HOT PLANT-MIXED BITUM.COURSES FLEXIBLE PAVING. Completion date for these projects will be 120 days from the date of the Notice to Proceed presented to the successful bidder. Liquidated damages for failure to complete the project on the specified date will be set at $200.00 per day. Please indicate on the envelope that this is a sealed bid, the bid number and what the bid is for. Bids will be received until 2:00 p.m.(C.T.), on Tuesday, February 15, 2011, at the Calhoun County Clerks Office, Calhoun County Courthouse, 20859 Central Avenue East, Room 130, Blountstown, Florida 32424, and will be opened and read aloud on Tuesday, February 15, 20 11, at 5:00 p.m.(C.T.). Cost for Plans and Specifications will be $50.00 per set and is non-refundable. Checks should be made payable to PREBLE-RISH, INC. The Board of County Commissioners reserves the right to waive informalities in any bid, to accept and/or reject any or all bids, and to accept the bid that in their judgment will be in the best interest of Calhoun County. If you have any questions, please call Matt Carpenter at (850) 643-2771 or HYPERLINKmailto:email@example.com firstname.lastname@example.org. ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS-00010Legal NoticeI N T H E F O U R T E E N T H J U D I C I A L C I R C U I T I N A N D F O R C A L H O U N C O U N T Y F L O R I D A C A S E N O 1 0 3 9 1 C A FIRST CAPITAL BANK, Plaintiff, -vsWILLIAM F.HOLLEY and REGINA A. HOLLEY, Defendants. N O T I C E O F S A L E NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated January 24, 2011,, and entered in Civil Action No.10-391-CA of the Circuit Court of the Fourteenth Judicial Circuit in and for Calhoun County, Florida, where in the parties were the plaintiff, FIRST CAPITAL BANK, and the defendants, WILLIAM F. HOLLEY and REGINA A.HOLLEY, I will sell to the highest and best bidder, for cash, at 11:00 a.m.(Central Time) on the 24th day of February, 2011 at the front steps door of the Calhoun County Courthouse, Blountstown, Florida, the following-described real property as set forth in said Final Judgment of Foreclosure: Lots 1, 3, 7, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22 and 23, Arboles Subdivision recorded in Plat Book 2, Page 3A of the Public Records of the Circuit Court of Calhoun County, Florida. The successful bidder at the sale will be required to place the requisite state documentary stamps on the Certificate of Title. DATED this 25th day of January, 2011. Hon.RUTH ATTAWAY Clerk of the Court Calhoun County, FloridaLegal NoticeI N T H E C I R C U I T C O U R T O F T H E F O U R T E E N T H J U D I C I A L C I R C U I T I N A N D F O R C A L H O U N C O U N T Y F L O R I D A C A S E N O : 2 0 1 0 3 9 2 C A GARY A.BUNTEN and wife, DEBORAH J.BUNTEN Plaintiff, -vsRICKY J.SIMPSON and wife, KAREN L.SIMPSON, Defendants. N O T I C E O F A C T I O N TO:RICKY J.SIMPSON and wife, KAREN L.SIMPSON Address, residence and domicile Unknown YOU ARE NOTIFIED that an action for Complaint for Mortgage Foreclosure has been filed and you are required to serve a copy of your written defenses, if any, on Petitioners attorney, J.David House, 16865 SE River Street, Blountstown, Florida 32424, on or before February 21, 2011, and file the original with the Clerk of this Court either before service on Petitioners attorney or immediately thereafter;otherwise a default will be entered ainst you for the relief demanded in the Petition. Witness my hand and seal of this Court on t his 27th day of January, 2011. RUTH W.ATTAWAY CLERK CIRCUIT COURT CALHOUN COUNTY, FLORIDALegal NoticeI N T H E C I R C U I T C O U R T O F T H E F O U R T E E N T H J U D I C I A L C I R C U I T O F F L O R I D A I N A N D F O R C A L H O U N C O U N T Y C I V I L D I V I S I O N C A S E N O 0 7 2 0 1 0 C A 0 0 0 3 8 8 MIDFIRST BANK, Plaintiff, -vsTAMARA M.RANDALL, PERSONAL REPRESENTATIVE OF ROBERT RANDALL A/K/A ROBERT ALLEN RANDALL, DECEASED, et al Defendants N O T I C E O F A C T I O N TO:BEATRIZ A.RANDALL A/K/A BEATRIZ A.RANDALL CURRENT RESIDENCE UNKNOWN LAST KNOWN ADDRESS 11378 NW CR 274 ALTHA FL 32421 You are notified that an action to foreclose a mortgage on the following property in Calhoun County, Florida: A PARCEL OF LAND LYING SECTION 25 AND 36, TOWNSHIP 2 NORTH, RANGE 10 WEST, CALHOUN COUNTY, FLORIDA BEING DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS: BEGIN AT THE SOUTHEAST CORNER OF SECTION 25, TOWNSHIP 2 NORTH, RANGE 10 WEST, CALHOUN COUNTY, FLORIDA AND RUN THENCE NORTH 01 DEGREE 25 MINUTES 46 SECONDS EAST, A DISTANCE OF 607.07 FEET; THENCE SOUTHWESTERLY AND SOUTHERLY ALONG A CHAIN LINK FENCE AS FOLLOWS:THENCE SOUTH 81 DEGREES 32 MINUTES 01 SECONDS WEST A DISTANCE OF 250.53 FEET;THENCE SOUTH 68 DEGREES 49 MINUTES 16 SECONDS WEST, A DISTANCE OF 103.93 FEET, THENCE SOUTH 86 DEGREES 16 MINUTES 26 SECONDS WEST A DISTANCE OF 88.51 FEET;THENCE SOUTH 01 DEGREE 15 MINUTES 57 SECONDS WEST, A DISTANCE OF 520.80 FEET TO A POINT ON THE NORTHERLY RIGHT OF WAY BOUNDARY OF COUNTY ROAD 274 (100 FOOT RIGHT OF WAY) SAID POINT LYING ON A CURVE CONCAVE NORTHERLY;THENCE LEAVING SAID CHAIN LINK FENCE RUN THENCE ALONG SAID NORTHERLY RIGHT OF WAY BOUNDARY AND SAID CURVE WITH A RADIUS OF 11,463.07 FEET THROUGH A CENTRAL ANGLE OF 01 DEGREE 58 MINUTES 48 SECONDS FOR AN ARC DISTANCE OF 396.12 FEET (THE CHORD OF SAID ARC BEING SOUTH 84 DEGREES 40 MINUTES 28 SECONDS EAST 396.10 FEET);THENCE SOUTH 85 DEGREES 39 MINUTES 50 SECONDS EAST ALONG SAID NORTHERLY RIGHT OF WAY BOUNDARY, A DISTANCE OF 33.07 FEET TO THE EASTERLY BOUNDARY OF SECTION 36, TOWNSHIP 2 NORTH, RANGE 10 WEST, CALHOUN COUNTY FLORIDA;THENCE NORTH 03 DEGREES 28 MINUTES 33 SECONDS EAST ALONG SAID EASTERLY BOUNDARY, A DISTANCE OF 33.31 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING. commonly known as 11378 NW CR 274, Altha, FL 32421 has been filed against you and you are required to serve a copy of your written defenses, if any, to it on Ashley L.Simon of Kass, Shuler, Solomon, Spector, Foyle & Singer, P.A., plaintiffs attorney, whose address is P.O.Box 800, Tampa, Florida 33601, (813) 229-0900, on or before March 4, 2011, (or 30 days from the first date of publication, whichever is later) and file the original with the Clerk of this Court either before service on the Plaintiffs attorney or immediately thereafter;otherwise, a default will be entered against you for the relief demanded in the Complaint. DATED this January 24, 2011. CLERK OF THE COURT Honorable Ruth W.Attaway 20859 Central Ave., E., Room #130 Blountstown, FL 32424Legal NoticeN O T I C E O F D I S P O S A L M & W SELF STORAGE RENTALS will dispose of contents of the following units on February 11, 2011 at 5:00 p.m.if not paid in full and emptied out.The unit is believed to contain household and/or personal property. Chris Jones, Unit 2 South Heather Peterson, Unit 6 South Rebecca Harold, Units 13 & 14 NorthLegal NoticeI N T H E C I R C U I T C O U R T O F T H E F O U R T E E N T H J U D I C I A L C I R C U I T O F F L O R I D A I N A N D F O R C A L H O U N C O U N T Y C I V I L D I V I S I O N C a s e N o 0 7 2 0 0 8 C A 0 0 0 3 0 9 COUNTRYWIDE BANK, FSB Plaintiff, vs. RODNEY V.ARMANINO A/K/A RODNEY ARMANINO UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF RODNEY ARMANINO, AND UNKNOWN TENANTS/OWNERS, Defendants. N O T I C E O F S A L E Notice is hereby given, pursuant to Final Judgment of Foreclosure for Plaintiff entered in this cause on April 22, 2009, in the Circuit Court of Calhoun County, Florida, I will sell the property situated in Calhoun County, Florida described as: THE WEST 1/2 OF THE EAST 1/2 OF THE NORTHEAST 1/4 OF THE 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 THE NORTHEAST 1/4 OF SECTION 20, TOWNSHIP 1 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 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 MINUTES 00 SECONDS WEST 244.22 FEET TO NORTHERLY BOUNDARY OF THE WEST HALF OF THE NORTHWEST 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. and commonly known as:8655 RD 4 SW, CLARKSVILLE, FL 32430;including the building, appurtenances, and fixtures located therein, at public sale, to the highest and best bidder, for cash, on March 10, 2011, at 11:00 a.m.CST. Any persons claiming an interest in the surplus of the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the lis pendens must file a claim within 60 days after the sale. Dated this 3rd day of February, 2011. RUTH ATTAWAY CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURTLegal NoticeI N T H E C I R C U I T C O U R T O F T H E 1 4 t h J U D I C I A L C I R C U I T O F F L O R I D A I N A N D F O R C A L H O U N C O U N T Y C a s e # : 2 0 0 9 C A 0 0 0 0 1 9 Deutsche Bank National Trust Company, as Trustee for Morgan Stanley, MSAC 2007HE5 Plaintiff, -vsTroy L.McMillian, III and Lisa R.McMillian, Husband, and Wife;Bank of America, National Association; Defendants. A M E N D E D N O T I C E O F S A L E NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to an Order rescheduling foreclosure sale dated February 2, 2011 entered in Civil Case No.2009-CA-000019 of the Circuit Court of the 14th Judicial Circuit in and for Calhoun County, Florida, wherein Deutsche Bank National Trust Company, as Trustee for Morgan Stanley, MSAC 2007-HE5, Plaintiff and Troy L.McMillian, III and Lisa R.McMillian, Husband and Wife are defendants, I will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash, ON THE FRONT STEPS OF THE CALHOUN COUNTY COURTHOUSE AT 20859 CENTRAL AVENUE EAST, BLOUNTSTOWN, FLORIDA 32424 AT 11:00 A.M.CENTRAL STANDARD TIME, March 10, 2011,the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment, to-wit: WEST HALF OF NORTHWEST QUARTER OF SOUTHWEST QUARTER OF NORTHEAST QUARTER, SECTION 32, TOWNSHIP 2 NORTH, RANGE 10 WEST, CALHOUN COUNTY FLORIDA. ALSO: BEGIN AT THE NORTHEAST CORNER OF SOUTHEAST QUARTER OF NORTHWEST QUARTER OF SECTION 32, TOWNSHIP 2 NORTH, RANGE 10 WEST, AND RUN WEST 110 YARDS, THENCE SOUTH 220 YARDS, THENCE EAST 110 YARDS, THENCE NORTH 220 YARDS, TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING.SAID LAND LYING AND BEING IN THE SOUTHEAST QUARTER OF NORTHWEST QUARTER OF SECTION 32, TOWNSHIP 2 NORTH RANGE 10 WEST, SAID LAND BEING BETTER DESCRIBED IN SURVEY DESCRIPTION FROM BOUNDARY SURVEY, AS FOLLOWS: BEGIN AT A 6 INCH SQUARE CONCRETE MONUMENT MARKING THE NORTHEAST CORNER OF THE SOUTHEAST QUARTER OF THE NORTHWEST QUARTER OF SECTION 32, TOWNSHIP 2 NORTH, RANGE 10 WEST, CALHOUN COUNTY, FLORIDA, AND RUN THENCE SOUTH 88 DEGREES 54 MINUTES 26 SECONDS WEST ALONG THE NORTHERLY BOUNDARY OF SAID SOUTHEAST QUARTER OF THE NORTHWEST QUARTER, A DISTANCE OF 316.86 FEET TO THE INTERSECTION OF SAID NORTHERLY BOUNDARY WITH THE SOUTHERLY RIGHT OF WAY BOUNDARY OF COUNTY ROAD NO.274 (100 FOOT RIGHT OF WAY);THENCE SOUTH 85 DEGREES 48 MINUTES 34 SECONDS WEST ALONG SAID SOUTHERLY RIGHT OF WAY BOUNDARY, A DISTANCE OF 13.17, THENCE SOUTH 00 DEGREES 52 MINUTES 00 SECONDS EAST 659.29 FEET, THENCE NORTH 88 DEGREES 54 MINUTES 26 SECONDS EAST 660.00 FEET, THENCE NORTH 88 DEGREES 54 MINUTES 26 SECONDS EAST 660.00 FEET, THENCE NORTH 00 DEGREES 52 MINUTES 01 SECONDS WEST 660.35 FEET, TO THE NORTHERLY BOUNDARY, OF THE SOUTHWEST QUARTER OF THE NORTHEAST QUARTER OF SAID SECTION 32, THENCE SOUTH 88 DEGREES 47 MINUTES 40 SECONDS WEST ALONG SAID NORTHERLY BOUNDARY A DISTANCE OF 330.00 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING. ALSO: COMMENCE AT THE NORTHEAST CORNER OF THE SOUTHEAST QUARTER OF THE NORTHWEST QUARTER OF SECTION 32, TOWNSHIP 2 NORTH, RANGE 10 WEST, FOR THE POINT OF BEGINNING, THENCE RUN NORTH 88 DEGREES 47 MINUTES 40 SECONDS EAST, A DISTANCE OF 330.00 FEET, TO THE NORTHEAST CORNER OF LANDS DESCRIBED IN DEED RECORDED IN O.R.BOOK 237, PAGE 625, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF CALHOUN COUNTY, FLORIDA, THENCE RUN NORTH 00 DEGREES 52 MINUTES 01 SECONDS WEST A DISTANCE OF 34.37 FEET, MORE OR LESS, TO THE SOUTH RIGHT OF WAY BOUNDARY OF COUNTY ROAD NO.274, THENCE RUN IN A SOUTHWESTERLY DIRECTION ALONG THE SOUTH RIGHT OF WAY OF COUNTY ROAD NO.274, TO THE NORTH BOUNDARY OF LANDS DESCRIBED IN O.R.BOOK 237, PAGE 625, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF CALHOUN COUNTY, FLORIDA, THENCE RUN NORTH 88 DEGREES 54 MINUTES 26 SECONDS EAST, A DISTANCE OF 316.86 FEET, MORE OR LESS, BACK TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING. ANY PERSON CLAIMING AN INTEREST IN THE SURPLUS FROM THE SALE, IF ANY, OTHER THAN THE PROPERTY OWNER AS OF THE DATE OF THE LIS PENDENS MUST FILE A CLAIM WITHIN 60 DAYS AFTER THE SALE. DATED at Blountstown, Florida, this 3rd day of February, 2011. Ruth Attaway, Clerk of the Circuit CourtLegal NoticeP U B L I C A U C T I O N Mallory Towing and Recovery Inc., will hold a public auction on, February 18, 2011 ,2011 at 2:00 (P.M.) on a: 1987 Mazda, PK, Blue in Color Vin#JM2UF1135HO166455 1990 Dodge, P/U, Brown/Tan in Color 1B7GL26X3LS632683 1988 Chevy, SW, Red in Color Vin#1GNCS18Z4J8212409 Auction will be held at Mallory Towing and Recovery Inc., at 18114 State Road 20 West in Blountstown, FL., 32424 Phone:850-674-2869. Mallory Towing and Recovery Inc., reserves the right to reject any and all bids. LEGAL NOTICESDeadline Monday Noon Please Email Your Ads to email@example.com faxes please Homeowners can save if ISO ratings loweredMagnolia VFD chief and firefighter attend training classes at conventionMagnolia Fire Department Chief, Kevin Parrish and Firefighter Liz Parrish attended multiple educational training classes during the Fire Rescue East Convention in Daytona Beach. These classes included Structural Response to Aircraft Incidents, Emergency Management of Incidents, Extrication Techniques on Hybrid Vehicles, and ISO Fire Suppression Updates classes. Chief Parrish says, It is through increased training that the local fire departments will see an improved and safer response. Due to increased improvements at the Calhoun County Airport, Chief Parrish attended these trainings to bring back the important information that will be needed in the event of an incident at the airport. In between classes he also took the time to visit with representatives from Insurance Services Office also known as ISO. The class that was offered from ISO was very beneficial to our community as it outlined the changes currently being done that affect the insurance ratings on our homes locally. If the fire departments can lower their ISO ratings that equates to dollars being saved on homeowners insurance rates in that fire district, Chief Parrish remarks. Currently Magnolia VFD holds a split class rating of 7/9, but if all goes well this year they will have their water tanker shuttle certified by ISO and that rating will drop. Completion of training, testing, and maintenance are all factors in getting a good ISO rating, but there is more than the fire department that is involved. The water supply and communications are also huge factors to consider since they account for 50% of the ISO rating. ISO ratings ultimately depend on funding. In order to have the lowest available ISO rating and save homeowners on their insurance rates, monies must be spent to assist departments in acquiring the necessary equipment, but also the proper testing of the equipment. In order to meet the stringent requirements of OSHA, and the Florida State Fire Marshalls Office, it requires testing of air packs, pumps, ladders, hose, apparatus maintenance, air pack bottle recertification and firefighter certifications and training. Without these standards being met, it is almost impossible to receive a low ISO rating. The information that was learned for me to take back to not only Magnolia Fire Department, but all Calhoun County fire departments, is crucial to the improvement of small volunteer departments, says Chief Parrish. If you have any questions concerning ISO ratings or volunteering, contact Chief Parrish at 850899-6114.Magnolia Chief Kevin Parris is pictured above (left) speaking with an ISO representative who audits fire departments. P P e e t t o o f f t t h h e e W W e e e e k k Frankie is a baby male tiger cat available for adoption at the Partners for Pets shelter, in Marianna. For more about Frankie, call 482-4570 or visit www.partners forpet.petfinder .com The shelter is located at 4011 Maintenance Dr., and is open Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. 3 p.m., and on Saturday, 8 a.m. 1 p.m. The shelter's Open House will be Saturday, Feb. 12, from 10 a.m. 2 p.m. Come by to meet the pets, staff and enjoy some refreshments. Many people have come through the doors of the buildings that have housed what was called Calhoun County High School and Blountstown High School. From the early 1900s until 2011, there has been a high school located at what is now 17586 Main Street North. Next year, Blountstown High School will be moving to a new location on Highway 69 North, approximately one mile north of town. BHS is planning a celebration of the time we have spent at this location for Saturday evening, May 14, at 6:30 p.m. in the BHS auditorium. Special plans for the evenings activities are being made. Please mark your calendar now and be here to help us celebrate the many wonderful experiences we have all shared during our times at BHS.BHS Farewell event planned for May 14 17932 Main St. N Blountstown, FL 674-3700 Dozen Roses Arranged In A Vase $ 29 9 5 Dozen Rose Bouquet... $ 19 9 5 ea Assorted Mylar Balloons Strawberry Shortcake... $ 9 99 ea. 6 Ct. Cupcakes... $ 4 99 Please Pre-Order I Love You Bear... $ 19 99 ea....Lg. Asst. of Plush Potted Tulips or Hycinths... $ 6 99 ea. Open 7AM 1 0 PMWe, the family of the late Kurt Walter Zeissler would like to thank the Emerald Coast Hospice, with a special thanks to Nurse Bonita and Nurse Kelly. We would also like to extend our deepest gratitude to Marlon Peavy Peavy Funeral Home, Reverend Michael Morris Abe Springs Pentecostal Holiness Church, Leon Williams Williams Memorial Church, Shiver's Florist, and all of Kurt's wonderful co-workers at Applied Research and Associates (ARA). As well as Kim Peacock, Tracy Wood, Starla Baggett, and Heather Mallory. Also, we wish to thank each and every one of our family members and friends for the flowers, food, and prayers. Thank You, Sandy Zeissler and Family M M e e s s s s a a g g e e o o f f T T h h a a n n k k s s
A U C T I O N PUBLIC AUCTION Saturday, February 19, 2011 8:00 a.m.CT Hwy.231 N.Campbellton, FL (2) Farm Dispersals, Estates, Bank Repos, Construction, City, County, Plus Consignments Mason Auction & Sales LLC #AU642 850-263-0473 Office 850-258-7652 Chad 850-849-0792 Gerald www.masonauction.comB O A T 17 ft.Bass Tracker boat with steering wheel, 48 HP Evinrude motor, brand new steering cable, new stereo and Eagle Fish Finder, heavy duty trailer, excellent shape.Comes complete.$2,800 firm.Call 6741262 after 12:00 noon.C A R S & T R U C K S 1975 Chevy pickup, 4 wheel drive, V-8, $3,000;1997 Chevy pickup, V-6, $3,500;1999 new body style, $5,000.Call 2095092. 1998 Ford Explorer, Eddie Bauer, black with gold trim, leather, recent transmission overhaul, new brakes, excellent condition, $4,200.Call 6748094 or 643-6081. Certified 2010 Camry LE. Save over $3500.Payoff $15,590.Bumper to bumper warranty valued $2500 .....will transfer for $1000.00.Red, like new.Back seat folds down, new tires, 43,200 miles.Rita, 209-4500. 1995 Chevy pickup, 4 wheel drive, V-8, $3,000;1997 Chevy pickup, V-6, $3,500;1999 new body style, $5,000.Call 2095092. 2006 F-150 Super cab truck, great condition, V-8, lots of extras, $16,000 OBO.Call 674-9631. 2003 Kia Sedona LX van, excellent condition, $3,000 OBO.Call 643-1428, leave message.F O R L E A S E Retail Space for Lease.4800 sq.ft.across from the Altha School.Retail, Office, Restaurant or many other uses. Includes if desired 2 bedroom, kitchen, full bath also two handicapped 1/2 baths.Contact Brian at 850-762-4592.F O R R E N T Two bedroom, two bath mobile home for rent located six miles north of Blountstown on Hwy. 69 North.Water, sewer, and grass mowing provided. Deposit required.No pets.Call 674-8888. RV trailers for rent.Furnished water, electricity, lawn service, garbage, mail service, and laundrymat service available. $85.00 $100.00 weekly. Couples or singles only.NO pets.Call 674-4011. 2 bedroom trailers for rent. Garbage service, laundrymat available.Call 674-4011 after 5:00 p.m. 1 & 2 bedroom mobile homes in Blountstown and Bristol.$85 to $145 weekly.Deposit required.All utilities included. NO PETS.Singles or Couples preferred.Also RV for rent.Call Tue.Fri.9 a.m.to 6 p.m.or Sat. 9 a.m.12 p.m.Closed Sun.& Mon.674-7616 or (850) 2146203. Home for rent.Blountstown. $1200/month.Deposit, credit and background check required.Contact Ron Wood town & Country Realty, 850899-0333.F O R S A L E Kicker 12L7 Sub with box; Kicker 750 watt amp, all new, $400.Call 850-447-1467.F R E E P E T S Free to a good home long haired Dachshund, female.Call 447-1531 or 447-1467.J O B O P P O R T U N I T Y Hiring Locally This Week Liberty National Life Insurance CompanyFull Training Provided Potential of $60K+ Annually. 401K, BCBS Insurance & Pension for those who Qualify.Call 1-800-257-5500 to set up an interview.Y A R D S A L E Yard sale, Saturday, 8 a.m.til 12 noon at 15454 NW Ashley Shiver Road, off Hwy.71 north between Blountstown and Altha.Plus size womens clothes, plus size formal dresses that could be used for Prom. Dishes, and other household items.No early birds please.R E A L E S T A T E 72 x 32 doublewide mobile home on 1 acre of land, $60,000.Call 209-5092. Waterfront property Dead Lakes, Cypress Point Subdivision, Lot #5, 1 acre. Subject to legally recorded restricted covenants.Call 850229-6284 before 10:15 ET or 850-866-8567.leave message.S E R V I C E S Michelles Errand Business. Call if you need grocery shopping done, medical appointment, housecleaning.6741620 or 447-2756.W A N T E D Wanted old appliances, wire, metal post, old lawn mowers, batteries, tin, tin roofing.Will tear down old trailers, air conditioners, old gas tanks, all scrap metal.Will pickup for no charge on Saturdays and Sundays only.Call 566-9255.L O S T & F O U N D Chow puppy, female, light tan, Sam Atkins Park on Sunday February 6.Call 228-239-1682.The County Record, FEBRUARY 9, 2011, P P a a g g e e 1 1 2 2 Deadline Monday Noon FAX: 674-5008 Phone: 674-5041 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org STUMP GRINDING Reasonable Rates Free Estimates Call Chris Nissley 674-8081 or Cell: 643-8561 ALL TYPESINSURANCEAUTO HOME LIFE PROFESSIONAL SERVICE For A Friendly Quote Call674-5333Vickery-OBryanINSURANCE603 N. Main St., Blountstown, FL Driver Trainees Needed Now at Werner Enterprises! Earn up to $700 per Week after training. Great Benefits! No Experience needed! Local 15-day CDL Training available With TDI 1-866-280-5309 Taking Applications Calhoun County Senior Citizens Association, Inc. is taking applications for the position of Lead Case Manager. This position is responsible for working with frail, homebound senior citizens. Minimum requirement for new case manager is a bachelors degree in social work, psychology, sociology, nursing, gerontology, or related field. Year for year related job experieince or any combination of education and related experience may be substituted for a bachelors degree. Computer experience is required. Reliable transportation is necessary. CCSCA is an Equal Opportunity Employer. To apply send resume to Calhoun County Senior Citizens Association, Inc., 16859 NE Cayson Street, Blountstown, Florida 32424. Applications may also be picked up at same location. NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE! Only qualified applicants need apply. Application/Resume deadline is February 11, 2011 at 4:00 PM. Feb. 2, 9, 2011 PARTHENON HEALTHCARE OF BLOUNTSTOWN Is currently seeking individuals who are team players, enthusiastic, and well organized for the following positions. C.N.A. 3:00 pm-11:00 pm Activity Assistant/Restorative Must be a C.N.A 11:00am-8:00pm Parthenon Healthcare of Blountstown offers: Great Pay Blue Cross/Blue Shield Benefits Direct Deposit If you possess all of these requirements and would like to join our team, You can Fax: 850-674-9384; Phone: 850-674-5464 or apply in person 17884 NE Crozier Street, Blountstown We are a Safe Minimal Lift Environment Candidates must submit to a Level 2 Background Check and Pre-employment Drug screen. EOE BUSINESS DIRECTORY BUSINESS DIRECTORY BUSINESS DIRECTORY FOR SPECIAL RATES ON THESE SPACES CALL 674-5041 Heating, Air Conditioning & Insulation Serving This Area For 31 Years Full Time Office and Sales Department 20567 NW Depot Avenue BLOUNTSTOWN, FL W W W H H H A A A L L L E E E Y Y Y850-674-4777 Lic.#RM0044558 Well Drilling Mike Purvis, Owner LICENSED DRILLERS SALES & REPAIRS 674-8942 CAPPS AND REFRIGERATION Sales and Service of All Types Heating & A/C Units, Ice Machines & Cold Storage HWY. 20 WEST -BLOUNTSTOWN, FLA............. 674-8538 George White, Owner/Operator CERTIFIED MECHANICAL CONTRACTOR CMC1249448 #ER0002898 #MV-21777 GOODMAN MANITOWOC Ice Machines HOSHIZAKI Ice Machines SERVING THIS AREA SINCE 1962 WHITE'S AIR CONDITIONING, INC "No Job Too Big or Small" CONCRETE WORK LANDSCAPING PRESSURE CLEANING CERAMIC TILE SEAMLESS GUTTERS PAINTING SCREEN ENCLOSURES 850-674-8092 Cell: 573-0616 Williams Home ImprovementsServing Calhoun County Since 1990 NO MONEY UP FRONT PAY UPON COMPLETION HONEST DEPENDABLE FREE ESTIMATES Res. Contractor Lic. #RR282811560 Roofing Contractor Lic. #29027247 W W E E ' V V E E G G O O T T Y Y O O U U C C O O V V E E R R E E D D ! 850-674-8092 Cell: 573-0616Williams Home Improvements NO MONEY UP FRONT PAY UPON COMPLETION HONEST DEPENDABLE FREE ESTIMATES ROOFINGPROFESSIONALS Res. Contractor Lic. #RR282811560 Roofing Contractor Lic. #29027247 ACME APPLIANCE REPAIR Reasonable Rates/Friendly Service Warranty Service On GE Hotpoint Fridgidaire Whirlpool Maytag 850-639-2225 Office 850-348-0351 Alltel Cell www.acmeappliancerepair.com McPherson Pest Control Howard Boyd, Sales & Service 7979 Shady Grove Road, Grand Ridge, FL 32424 Cell: 850-447-1507 Home: 850-237-1338 email@example.com Auto Sales, Inc. 19984 Central Ave. West, Blountstown, FL 850-237-2424 Cell 850-899-0979 Fax 850-237-2433 James and Sherry Grover Portable Buidings Carolina Carports Kitchen Rehab Remodel, Refinish, Repairs Countertop, Home Repairs, Doors & Windows Jo hn S t orm ant 850-532-2776 C e ll 850-271-8601 Hom e F r ee Es ti m ate s & A n sw e r s Parrish Appliance CALL (850)447-2454 Providing quality, non-warranty repairs to the Calhoun County & Bristol areas. Most major brands serviced O ver 1 0 Y ears o f T r u sted Loca l S ervice Ow ners : K evin & Li z P arris h p arris h a ppl icance @y a h oo com Bailey Associated Svc., Inc. Water Well Pump Repair Service and Lawn Maintenance & Welding Fabricating Plumbing Gutter Cleaning Pressure Washing H: 762-5578 C: 447-2724
The County Record, FEBRUARY 9, 2011, Page 13 BobPforteDodgeIsYourRamTruckHeadquarters! BOB PFORTE 4214 Lafayette St. Marianna, FL (850) 482-4601 SERVICE DEPT. OPEN ON SATURDAY. NO APPOINTMENTS NECESSARY. CHRYSLER COUPONS ACCEPTED. $21.95 OIL CHANGES. WE TRADE FOR ANYTHING FROM STEAM BOATS TO BILLY GOATS WWW.BOBPFORTES.COM All prices with plus tax, tag, title and $399.51 Dealer Doc Fee. Must Finance With Ally Finance. Farm Bureau $500 rebate includ ed must qualify All units subject to presale. CERTIFIEDPRE-OWNEDVEHICLES Automatic, Nice Truck! ......Sto n Go, All Power.......All Power, Clean.........Auto., V-8, Satellite Radio.........All Power, LoadedAll Power, Sharp.........................Leather, Alloys, All Power.....Big Horn, Auto, Power... NEW 2011 DODGE RAM 1500 CREW CAB 4x4 All Power, Hemi V-8, Auto., 20 Inch Wheels, Tow, #102440 $ AVE $ 7,060 NEW 2011 DODGE RAM 1500 CREW CAB SLT Premium Cloth, Hemi, Tow, Trailer Brake Contgrol, #102386 $ AVE $ 7,000 NEW 2011 DODGE RAM 1500 CREW CAB LARAMIE 4x4, Leather, Hemi, Tow, Navigation, Loaded! #102458 $ AVE $ 8,000 NEW 2011 DODGE RAM 2500 CREW CAB SLT 4x4, Cummins Powered, All Power, Loaded! #102403 $ AVE $ 7,800 NEW 2011 DODGE RAM 3500 CREW CAB & CHASSIS 4x4, Cummins Powered, SLT, Automatic, All Power, Loaded $ AVE $ 6,000 2011 DODGE RAM 3500 LARAMIE CREW CAB 4x4, Cummins Powered, Leather, Remote Start, #102448 $ AVE $ 7,000 NEW 2011 DODGE RAM 4500 CREW CAB & CHASSIS Cummins Powered, Auto., Keyless Entry, Exhaust Brake, Aluminum Wheels, #102456 $ AVE $ 6,200 NEW 2011 DODGE RAM 5500 CREW CAB & CHASSIS 4x4, Cloth Seats, Cummins Powered, Aluminum Wheels, #102449 $ AVE $ 6,600
The County Record, FEBRUARY 9, 2011, Page 14 A trip back in time at Torreya State Park Torreya State Park hosted their 22nd Annual Candlelight Tour event Saturday. The rain tried to dampen the festivities, but folks still turned out for all the activities. Costumed soldiers performed reenactments and delicious food was served. Betsy Knight and her volunteers were on hand with some beautiful feathered friends from the Big Bend Wildlife Sanctuary. Tours of the Gregory House were held during the day and after dark. where you spend it, or you cant seem to grasp how to work a computer, the library has online websites for Career Development, Financial Literacy and Technology Tutorials. Individual assistance is available upon request. For further information, please call Altha Library Branch Manager Lavaine Williams or Darlene Earhart, AmeriCorps*Vista at 762-8280. For the Blountstown Library, please call Rachel McCoy at 674-8773.GED test continued MARIANNA-A select group of Chipola College students has been selected to participate in the college's Student Support Services program. A total of 140 students will be selected based on their potential to achieve their academic and career goals. The main objective of the program is to provide students the support needed to earn an AA degree and transfer into an upper level program to earn a bachelor's degree. Students will receive support in the areas of academics, career planning and personal finance, including workshops on study skills and test-taking. Through the college ACE lab, students will receive individual and group tutoring and supplemental instruction. Students in the program will visit area colleges and universities and receive support with completing college and university applications. Students also will get direction in seeking scholarships and grant opportunities. Several college employees are serving students in the program, including: Judy Riviere, SSS Director; Sarah Gambill, SSS Advisor; Bonnie Smith, ACE Academic Coordinator; Debbie Davis, SSS Administrative Assistant and Angie Tyler, ACE Lab Assistant. For their participation students, will earn the right to register early for classes and may be eligible for financial awards for books and other expenses. For information about the Student Support Services program, contact Judy Riviere at 718-2363. A select group of Chipola College students has been chosen to participate in the college's Student Support Services program based on their potential to achieve their academic and career goals. Here, Chipola student Becky Hart (right) discusses her classes with Bonnie Smith, Chipola ACE Academic Coordinator. The objective of the program is to provide students the support needed to earn an AA degree and transfer into an upper level program to earn a bachelor's degree. Chipola now offering student support svcs. Chipola College has entered a Brave New World with the announcement of the Simulation Modeling Technician Certificate Program. Rep. Marti Coley and college officials discussed details of the program at a Feb. 2 press conference. The Chipola Regional Workforce Development Board funded the startup costs of the program with an initial contribution of $135,000. Richard Williams, Director of the Workforce Development Board was on hand at the meeting. Courtney Sawyer, the very first student to enroll in the program also attended the press conference. Students in the program will develop the technical skills necessary to produce three-dimensional content to be used in business, industry, education, state and federal government as well as the military. The software that will be taught in this program includes Photoshop, 3D Studio Max, ArcGIS, Java Script, AutoCAD and Unity gaming software. Prospective students must have proficiency in computer applications in order to successfully complete the course. The first course begins April 11 and runs through Aug. 4. Registration deadline is April 4. Classes are scheduled for Monday, Wednesday and Thursday evenings from 5 to 10 p.m. Cost of the program is $1,500 plus the cost of textbooks. Due to the length and the nature of the program, traditional Financial Aid is not available. The course is limited to the first 12 students. Matt White, Chipola's Network Coordinator, will teach the course. For information, contact Christen Bennett in the Chipola Continuing Education Office at 850718-2395 or 850-7182455.Chipola debuts Simulation Modeling Tech programCovenant Hospice will host the 6th Annual Garden Gala from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. Saturday, June 11, at the Agricultural Center, located at 2741 Penn Avenue, in Marianna. The Garden Gala Committee is currently seeking volunteers to help plan, prepare and present the event. Volunteers are needed for all areas of the event. The Garden Gala committee will be holding its monthly meeting at Noon Thursday, Feb. 17 at the Covenant Hospice branch, located at 4215 Kelson Avenue, Suite E and lunch will be provided. The Garden Gala is our signature fundraising event of the year. Proceeds from the gala will help further the mission of Covenant Hospice in Calhoun, Jackson, Holmes and Washington Counties, said Jennifer Griffin, Development Manager for Covenant Hospice. Covenant Hospice is a notfor-profit organization dedicated to providing comprehensive compassionate service to patients and their loved ones during times of life limiting illnesses, based on need, regardless of ability to pay. The Garden Gala is critical to furthering Covenants mission in the Marianna service area. Proceeds from the Garden Gala help off set the $1.6 million of indigent care; along with contributing to the programs not reimbursed by Medicare, such as Bereavement & Social Services, Chaplain Services, Children Support Services and Volunteer Programs, said Griffin. To volunteer for the Garden Gala committee or for more information, call Jennifer Griffin or Angela Jackson at 482-8520 or 209-0221. Or via email firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com.Volunteers needed to help with Covenant Hospice Garden Gala w w w w w w . t t h h e e c c o o u u n n t t y y r r e e c c o o r r d d . n n e e t tIn order to raise money to help pay for this years Junior-Senior Prom, the junior class of Blountstown High School is selling full and half slabs of grilled pork ribs on Friday, March 4. Full slabs ribs are $20 and half slabs are $10. The meat will be ready for pick-up at 3:00 p.m. at the corner of Highway 71 and Highway 20. Orders are be taken now by all members of the junior class. You can also call 674-5724 and leave a message for Sharon Leonard-McCrone. There will be some extra ribs that will be available that afternoon on a first come, first serve basis. Please support BHS and the junior class in their efforts to make this years prom the best ever! The prom will be held on Friday evening, March 18. The prom is a special event in the lives of our high school students and we appreciate your support!BHS rib sale March 4 to raise funds for Jr.-Sr. prom