The County record
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Permanent Link: http://ufdc.ufl.edu/UF00028414/00329
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Title: The County record
Uniform Title: County record (Blountstown, Fla.)
Physical Description: Newspaper
Language: English
Creator: County record
Publisher: Wallace B. Finlay
Place of Publication: Blountstown, Fla
Publication Date: 02-23-2011
Frequency: weekly
Subjects / Keywords: Newspapers -- Blountstown (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Calhoun County (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
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Spatial Coverage: United States of America -- Florida -- Calhoun -- Blountstown
Additional Physical Form: Also available on microfilm from the University of Florida.
General Note: Description based on: Vol. 46, no. 13 (Dec. 12, 1952).
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Holding Location: University of Florida
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Inmate pulls weapon on jailerA Calhoun County Jail inmate is facing new charges after an altercation with officers a month ago. Talris “Sweat Tea” Brown has been charged with aggravated assault, resisting with violence, and introduction of contraband. According to the Calhoun County Sheriff’s Office, Brown threw his breakfast tray at a cell door and caused a disturbance Jan. 22 because he felt his pancakes weren’t done. When Ofc. Godwin attempted to move him into an isolation cell, Brown reportedly armed himself with a broken mop handle with sharp ends. Dep. Gary McGhee and BPD Ofc. Patrick Crawford arrived to assist. Brown allegedly told the officers, “Bring all you can, you will have to kill me.” Brown reportedly took a swing at Dep. McGee, refused to put down his weapon and was tased. He continued to resist as they tried to cuff him.Man busted for stealing mailA man was arrested at a local mobile home park for allegedly stealing his neighbor’s mail. Michael Sterling Teston, 33, was taken into custody Feb. 14 on larceny charges, as well as possession of a prescription drug without a prescription. According to the Calhoun County Sheriff’s Office, Dep. Bobby Sims investigated the case at The Junction trailer park where the landlord advised one of her tenants thought another was taking their mail. The landlord questioned Teston who allegedly turned over his neighbor’s mail, along with a prescription drug sent to the same tenant. Teston was interviewed by Dep. Sims and taken into custody. More of his neighbor’s mail was found in his back pocket upon arrest.Drugs found in couple's homeAn Altha couple was arrested last Wednesday after a search of their home turned up drugs. Nicholas Tucker, 24, and Courtney Sessions, 22, have been charged with possession of meth, less than 20 grams of marijuana, and drug paraphernalia. According to the Calhoun County Sheriff’s Office, a search team consisting of Sgt. Jared Nichols, Inv. Mark Mallory, Dep. Jody Hoagland, Inv. Tim Partridge and Ofc. Patrick Crawford, went to the couple’s residence on White Pond Circle. Found in their bedroom was a partially burnt marijuana blunt, a pill bottle with two rock pieces that tested positive for meth, a makeup bag with meth pipes, powder meth in a container, a homemade marijuana pipe, digital scales, and a marijuana grinder. Sex offender is back behind barsA day after being released from state prison, a registered sex offender wound up behind bars. Christopher Lynn Hadden, 31, was taken into custody Thursday for violating the county ordinance by being within 2500 feet of Altha Public School, the Altha Public Library, and the Altha Church of God Daycare. According to the Calhoun County Sheriff’s Office, Sgt. Jared Nichols WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 23, 2011 103rd Year, No. 26 BLOUNTSTOWN, FLORIDA 32424 50 CENTS (Including Tax) SEXUAL BATTERYGuilty verdict in trialBY KELLI PEACOCK DUNN News EditorThe trial of a Marianna man accused of sexually assaulting a teenage girl in Liberty County last year ended in a guilty verdict. It took a jury just over two hours last Wednesday to convict Zachary Ray “Red” McCormick, 19, of sexual battery. According to the Liberty County Sheriff’s Office, the girl was at a surprise birthday party for a friend in Hosford back in February 2010 when she met McCormick. Later in the evening, the girl said she went for a ride with McCormick, he stopped in the middle of the road, told her she was pretty, then attempted to kiss her. She reportedly told him “no” and pushed him away. The girl went on to allege that McCormick raped her then stated, “I’m so sorry, I didn’t mean to hurt you,” then got back in the truck and drove back to the party. Once the girl went to authorities, McCormick was interviewed and denied having sex with her. However, DNA found on the girl’s clothing matched McCormick, leading to his arrest. McCormick is in custody at the Liberty County Jail awaiting sentencing on Apr. 4. 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. 23...8PM... 6 6 . 2 2 ' Feb. 25...8PM... 6 6 . 0 0 ' Feb. 27...6AM... 5 5 . 5 5 'The County Record The County Record ONLINE EDITIONThe County RecordONLINEwww.thecountyrecord.netCRIMEMeth lab is bustedBY KELLI PEACOCK DUNN News EditorA meth lab was busted at the Snowbird Motel in Bristol last Wednesday night, leading to two arrests. Hali Danielle Smith, 18, and Victor Ricardo Ojeda, 29, have both been charged with trafficking in meth, as well as possession of schedule II narcotics and drug paraphernalia. Sgt. Todd Wheatley and Sgt. Jamie Shiver went to the motel after receiving a tip that Smith, who was wanted on a warrant out of Calhoun County, was staying there. She and Ojeda were sharing a room that contained a plastic bottle with a bi-layer liquid in the closet. Smith reportedly kept moving around in a chair, fumbling with a coat and a plastic bag with a powder substance revealed to be cocaine. Smith claimed ownership of that drug. After being placed under arrest, Ojeda reportedly stated, “We use meth, but we are not cooks.”  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 LUNCH SPECIALS 1. Any Small Sub 2. Small 1-Topping Pizza 3. Howie Bread with Cheese 4. Wing Snack & Spicy Stix ( C hoice o f R anch or Bleu C heese ) 5. Any Small Salad & Howie Bread 6. Baked Spaghetti & Howie Bread $ 5 99 11 am to 4 pm only BHS NEARSCOMPLETIONSCHOOLS BY KELLI PEACOCK DUNN News EditorThe new Blountstown High School is nearing completion and it’s beyond impressive. The County Record was granted a tour Friday of the 129,000 square foot facility that is expected to be completed in May. Teachers will start moving in June, then Blountstown Middle School will begin relocating to the current BHS campus. When school opens in August, students will invade their new campuses. Here’s the lowdown on what the new BHS offers: Administrators will be in their own building featuring much larger conference space, offices and teacher work areas. The receptionist will have a full view of the parking lot to see who comes in and who goes out. Decorative fences will be locked once school begins to funnel all visitors to the office so no one gets on campus that shouldn’t be there. Arts facilities are top of the line. There are classrooms dedicated to performing arts, such as band and chorus, as well as general art studies such as painting and sketching. In addition, a new auditorium will seat 310. “The state only allows it to be at one third student capacity,” says Principal Ronnie Hand, adding that the gym will be used for large events. The auditorium includes professional lighting and sound, as well as nice dressing rooms. Vocational programs are in their own building with several classrooms and shop spaces. Teachers will have more storage in each room and outstanding equipment. The business education program will include new computers and there will also be computer labs throughout the campus. The Media Center is more than double the size of the existing one and includes a studio for the television production class, along with computer labs. Science classes will include a separate area for general studies and another for lab experiments. “The state is really pushing science,” Hand emphasizes. A work station in the labs has even been set aside with a glass shield so a teacher can go in a room on the other side of the glass to demonstrate experiments that may include gases that students don’t need to risk inhaling. Students can watch through the glass and learn from experiments they might not otherwise get to see up close.BY KELLI PEACOCK DUNN News EditorLiberty County authorities on the prowl to serve a trespass warning wound up with an unruly drunk driver Sunday night. Wilson Wayne Danley, 66, was arrested for DUI refusal, battery on a law enforcement officer, and resisting arrest with violence. Dep. Duncan Rudd wasCRIMEDrunk driver fights cops CELEBRATIONBLACK HISTORY MONTH festivities continue in Calhoun County. The annual parade was held in Blountstown Saturday morning. Above, Prayer Chainers' cheerleaders ride along the parade route on their float. For all the highlights from the parade, turn to page 3 of this issue.See NEW BHS page 2 OJEDASMITH DANLEYSee DRUNK DRIVER page 6 CRIME BRIEFS BROWNTESTON SESSIONSTUCKERTUCKERHADDENSee SEX OFFENDER page 6


The County Record, FEBRUARY 23, 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 F F e e b b . 1 1 4 4 : : Talris Brown, aggravated assault with a deadly weapon, resisting arrest with violence, introduction of contraband; Michael Teston, larceny under $300, poss. prescription drug without prescription F F e e b b . 1 1 5 5 : : CarolThomas, VOP; Arnold Jay Pitts, VOP; Michael Swain, petit theft, dealing in stolen property; Charles A. Hendrix, VOP; Roger Middleton, VOP F F e e b b . 1 1 6 6 : : Courtney L. Sessions, poss of meth, l/t 20 grams marijuana, paraphernalia; Nicholas Tucker, poss of meth, l/t 20 grams marijuana, paraphernalia F F e e b b . 1 1 7 7 : : Christopher Lynn Hadden, violation of ordinance, sex offender within 2600 ft of school F F e e b b . 1 1 7 7 : : Tiffany Marie Taylor, FTA Christopher A. Organ 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 F F e e b b . 1 1 4 4 : : Gregory Bundy, VOP F Fe e b b . 1 1 5 5 : : Christopher J. Hardin, VOP F F e e b b . 1 1 6 6 : : Joseph Bright, criminal mischief, trespassing; Victor Ojeda, trafficking in meth, poss. of drug paraphernalia, poss. Schedule II narcotics; Hali Danielle Smith, trafficking in meth, poss. of drug paraphernalia, poss. Schedule II narcotics; Courtney Sessions, hold for Calhoun; Tara Carver, violation of community control; Zachary McCormick, sentenced from courtT 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: therecord@gtcom.net 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 Sneak peak at the new BHS Culinary arts and home economics will also be emphasized with a fourstation residential kitchen set up, along with commercial equipment to teach chef and restaurant management skills. The lunchroom will even have a divider to offer a restaurant set up on one side for the public to come and dine when culinary students open their cafe on certain days. Math, English, history, foreign language classes and other general studies will be offered in larger classrooms with plenty of storage. The cafeteria is about three times the size of the current one and includes an expanded commercial kitchen. Plus, students will have an ala carte window for fast food items. There will even be outside dining offered. Athletic facilities include a quarter mile paved track the first ever for BHS. The gymnasium has enormous locker rooms and office space for coaches. A new weightlifting room is also included. Although there will be football and baseball fields on campus, they will only be for practice and physical education since the state funding will not pay for lights or stadium seating for competitive events. Students will continue to use Bowles Field for football games and Atkins Park for baseball and softball unless the school district comes up with funding at a later time to construct these at the campus. Cost saving features include motion sensor lights in every room and office. There will be no more forgetting to turn the lights off when you leave they will turn off on their own. “I hope we can make this into a community school where everybody feels like it’s their school,” says Hand. That seems to be happening already. The Department of Corrections has agreed to supply inmates to help with the move. RiverTown Community Church has committed volunteers to assist in the relocation. West Florida Electric Cooperative is donating plants to decorate the school. “I’m just proud that Calhoun County has got a school of this caliber,” Hand remarks. “I would love for every student in this county to have this.” Until additional funding comes available for other new schools in the county, Altha High School students are reminded that BHSis a school of choice. This means any AHS student can attend the new BHS. Band program may make a comebackBY KELLI PEACOCK DUNN News EditorBlountstown High School Principal Ronnie Hand says he is working to bring the Marching Tiger Band back. As you may recall, the band program was cut in 2009 due to budget constraints and low student participation. However, parents, students, and Tiger fans have been disappointed to not have a band on the field during football season, as well as more music education year round. “I would love to get the band back,” Hand tells The County Record “I know it’s tough times, but we need to commit to hiring a band director. If [the School Board] will hire a band director, I will commit to raise the money for the program.” Hand is optimistic that the band progam will be revived. In fact, a large classroom for band classes has been established at the new high school. Students, if you’re interested in being in band, now is the time to speak up and let Principal Hand and the School Board know how many would sign up for band if it is offered again. New BHS cont'd Principal Ronnie Hand stands on stage in the new auditorium.LEFT: The Media Center will feature computer labs and a television production studio. BELOW LEFT:: The cafeteria will have a traditional line, as well as an ala carte window. BELOW RIGHT:Locker rooms in the gymnasium are enormous.ABOVE LEFT: The science department will have rooms for classroom activities, as well as a full lab for experiments. ABOVE RIGHT: For the first time ever, BHSwill have a paved track for meets. RIGHT:The home economics department will have four residential kitchen stations, along with a commercial kitchen for culinary arts. BELOW:Black & red seats in the new gym spell out "Tigers"when the bleachers are pushed back.


The County Record, FEBRUARY 23, 2011, P P a a g g e e 3 3 Highlights from the 2011Black History Parade Jon Plummer, Pharmacist 20370 Central Ave. West, Blountstown, FL 850-674-2222 Come see our beautiful new Spring Flags 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: A SPARK THAT STARTED THE FLAMEBy Poet Alice Solomon Once upon a time, this lady stepped on a bus. She was tired from a hard days work. Her feet were tired, so a vacant seat she sat inside. She was told by the driver to go to the back of the bus. She said "No!!! This seat up here, I saw it first." The driver stated, "Well, it is a law that if you are black, you sit in the back". She responded to him, "Sir, that's not fair that only whites can sit up here. I don't mean to ruffle your hair because I am tired and I am moving nowhere." He called the police and they took her to jail. She prayed to God to relieve her pain and give her the courage to make freedom ring. She was frightened and felt all alone, and God said, "Oh no, not for long." He sent a man that felt that she was within her rights. So he decided to put up a fight. Not with violence, but with peace. He stirred the nation with a speech, and motivated men to stand to their feet. He started a march and sang a song, "We Shall Overcome". That's how a sense of pride in our race began. Thanks, Rosa Parks. You started a spark that made a flame named Reverend Doctor Martin Luther King, Jr. He marched and sang to let freedom ring and prayed to God for a change, that men and women, black and white are treated just the same. So, let us keep on praying and marching for our rights, and not let the dream fade into the night. We have come a long ways, but our struggle is unfinished. We have to march on until all of our rights are met and injustice is diminished. Church NewsMeal, youth fun at Victory HillCome and join us on Wednesday nights at Victory Hill Pentecostal Holiness Church and be a part of one of our exciting youth clubs. Meals are provided at 6:00, prior to club meetings, which begin at 6:30. Club meetings consist of varied activities, including youth choir practice, life lessons, crafts, and projects. Different age clubs serve Pre-K and up. The church van will run on Wednesday nights. Contact any church member or call 674-6000 to schedule pickup. Victory Hill is located on Ashley Shiver Road, off Highway 71.St. Paul Youth win big in JaxThis past weekend the youth from St. Paul A.M.E. went to Jacksonville,Fla. and competed in several different areas of talents. The youth competed in black poetry, black monologue, and vocals among other areas. Several youth came away with high honors. Olivia Clemmons came in 1st place, Savanah Clemmons placed 3rd, and Harmony Engram placed 3rd. Other participants who received certificates of achievement were Kendall Hatchett, Jaylan Dawson, Dallas Kennedy, Kaitlyn Savage and Eurica Engram. These youth competed with approximately 2300 youth from the 11th Episcopal District. We are very proud of all the children. Remembering the scriptures Matthew 6:33 and Proverbs 22:6.Catholic series continuesAnother in the series titled, “What Catholics Believe,” will be held Wednesday, Feb. 23, at St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church located on Gaskin Street in Blountstown. Adoration begins at 5 p.m., followed by mass at 6 p.m. with the program following at approximately 6:30 p.m. This month the program will be “What Catholics Believe About Mary and the Saints” presented by Kevin Vickery of the Diocese of Pensacola-Tallahassee. Join us for a session that explores the truth that is the source and summit of the Catholic faith and it’s 2000 year old tradition. You are welcome to join us. Light refreshments will be served. Call 674-4482 to register or for more information. 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


The County Record, FEBRUARY 23, 2011, P P a a g g e e 4 4River Valley Marketplace now revamped; businesses welcomeBlountstown Main Stree has completely revamped the River Valley Marketplace and everyone is invited to the grand reopening set for Saturday, March 5, from 8 a.m. to noon in the greenspace next to Wakulla Bank in downtown Blountstown. The market will continue to feature fresh produce, along with arts and crafts. However, businesses are now invited to participate. The only thing not allowed is flea market items. Free booth spaces are available, but you must call to reserve your space. Call Kelli at 674-1004 to sign up. Take this opportunity to showcase your business and bring customers back to your store. Artists are invited to come out and demonstrate their talent on the greenspace. There will be live entertainment, as well as exhibits. Saturday Express for children that is held every Saturday at 10:30 a.m. at the Blountstown Library will be bringing their show on the road on March 5. Youngsters are invited to come out and do art activities on the greenspace. Also planned is a tai chi demonstration by Joan Houston and her students. Mark your calendar and make plans to attend the market on the first Saturday of every month (closed January and February). Invitations Napkins Accessories Programs Notes Place Cards Bookmarks Gifts Anniversary The County Record 20311 Central Ave. West Blountstown, FL 674-5041 COUNTRY LUNCH SERVED DAILY, 10:30 A.M. UNTIL 2:30 P.M. Hwy. 20, Bristol  643-2264 RESTAURANT The DINE IN with tea & salad . . . . . TO GO drink not included . . . . with salad . . . . . . . . . . $ 7 99 $ 7 99 $ 8 99 + Tax + Tax + Tax 12” Chocolate Chip Cookie Plain $12.50  with nuts or decorated $15 WHOLE CAKES & PIES AVAILABLE RESERVEYOURFREEBOOTHSPACEFORMARCH5 Tai Chi offered at Civic Center Ready to stretch, relax and get energized?Tai Chi is being offered at the W.T. Neal Civic Center in Blountstown on Mondays and Tuesdays at 5:30 p.m. “I decided to teach Tai Chi here in Blountstown because I thought there was a need for an exercise program that anyone, at any age, could do,” says Joan Houston-Davis who teaches the class. “This exercise system can even be performed in a chair or wheelchair. Therefore, it is an excellent form of exercise for our senior citizens, those who have weight issues, those who have problems with their knees, diabetics, and those with high blood pressure.” Tai Chi originated 5000 years ago and is still widely practiced today all around the world. Chi means vital energy that flows through all things and Gung means a skill that is cultivated through steady practice. “Though the movements are slow, they are designed to stimulate the major organs of the body: heart, liver, spleen, kidneys, lungs and the mind,” HoustonDavis explains. “Chi Gung reduces stress, improves blood circulation, increases energy levels, yet improves the quality of your sleep, increases flexibility and coordination, improves posture and balance, conditions and strengthens the bones, improves arthritis, and lowers blood pressure.” This wonderful exercise system not only helps in the physical realm, but also helps your emotional and social balance. “We begin each class with a relaxing meditation which everyone benefits from greatly,” says Houston-Davis. “We follow with the stages and systems of Chi Gung. We are presently working on 1 opening the gates and we’ve just moved into 2 stillness and movement. The other systems are 3 emptying and filling, 4 building, 5 purification, 6 grounding, and last, but not least, 7 integrating.” Houston-Davis teaches the movements slowly and consistently so anyone who would like to begin attending class can do so at any stage. “There is no equipment you have to buy and your body size, weight, and athletic ability don’t matter,” she points out. “I just want you to come and experience how good you feel physically and mentally when you partake in Tai Chi.” In addition to teaching at the Civic Center, HoustonDavis hopes to teach TaiChi in local schools, the hospital, the Senior Center, Rehab facilities, and any other group that would benefit from this great exercise system. Tai Chi is a great form of exercise for anyone, any age.Joan Houston-Davis leads her class in a relaxing, peaceful exercise during a recent class at the W.T. Neal Civic Center.Tammy Strickland and Ricky Hansford have set a date for Saturday, March 12, at 4 p.m. is the time and the Altha Community Center is the place. All family and friends are invited to celebrate this couples’ joyous union. Good company and a happy time are promised to all!Ricky Hansford and Tammy StricklandTammy and Ricky have set the date Writers Guild producing a cookbook with storiesThe Calhoun/Liberty Writers Guild is moving full speed ahead as they continue to work on TASTY TALES: A Recipe Storybook. The deadline was set and Guild members have submitted their original stories, artwork, photos, and recipes. Now it is time to put it together! An Arts Series event will take place to introduce the book to the public complete with book signing. Watch for details to be announced soon! February 23 1896 Leo Hirshfield introduces the Tootsie Roll. February 24 1868 The U.S. House of Representatives votes to impeach President Andrew Johnson, citing Johnson's removal of Secretary of War Edwin M. Stanton as a violation of the Tenure of the Office Act. The first American president to be impeached, Johnson was not convicted. February 25 1919 Oregon becomes the first U.S. state to impose a tax on gasoline. The funds collected from the one-percent tax were used for road construction and maintenance. February 26 1935 The Pontiac "Indian Maiden" mascot is patented. Before General Motors adopted his name, Pontiac was a famous was chief of the Ottawa tribe during the French and Indian Wars. For some obscure reason "Indian Maiden" become Pontiac's hood ornament. February 27 1879 Constantine Fahlberg discovers the artificial sweetener saccharine, at John Hopkins University in Baltimore, Maryland. February 28 1803 The U.S. Congress approves President Thomas Jefferson's plan for an overland expedition to the Pacific and appropriates $2,500 to cover expenses for what became known as the Lewis and Clark Expedition. March 1 1872 The world's first national park, Yellowstone, is established in the American West on account of its geysers, hot pools, and other geothermal curiosities. This Week in HistoryBy BMS History Department The Saturday Express art class at the Blountstown Public Library will be held outside at the River Valley Marketplace on March 5th from 10:30 to 11:30 p.m. Youth from 8 to 14 years of age are welcome to join us. Space will be limited so come 'sign in' at the picnic tables where instructor Anna Layton will inspire the class to stretch their imaginations and "EXPRESS YOURSELF ON THE GREENE"! If the weather is rainy we will meet in the Heritage Room at the Blountstown Library as usual. Saturday Express art class at the marketplace Mar. 5


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The County Record, FEBRUARY 23, 2011, P P a a g g e e 6 6 One Year For Calhoun and Liberty County...$21 One Year Elsewhere...$26 NAME ADDRESS CITYSTATEZIP NUMBER OF YEARS AMOUNT ENCLOSED $ SEND ADDRESS AND PAYMENTTO THE COUNTY RECORD P.O. BOX 366 BLOUNTSTOWN, FL 32424 on his way to serve Danley with a trespass warning when he spotted his truck on the side of CR379-A. Dep. Rudd watched as the truck pulled onto the roadway, began swerving, then drove off the road. He conducted a traffic stop with Dep. Chad Smith providing backup. Danley was reportedly unsteady on his feet and used the truck for balance. After smelling alcohol, Dep. Rudd asked him to take a field sobriety test. Danley pulled out a cell phone and began making a call. He was told to hang up the phone and then he began cussing at the deputies. When they attempted to cuff him, Danley reportedly began trying to flag down passing motorists. He then started jogging and walking up the road and lunged at the deputies when they approached. Dep. Rudd grabbed Danley by the back of the shirt and he fell on the grass, screaming that they had hurt him. He then began kicking Dep. Smith. Dep. Shane Geiger arrived to help as they placed him in the patrol car, telling them, “I will see you six feet under!” and making threats of what he would do to them when he got out of jail. Danley was released after posting a $15,000 bond.Drunk driver cont'd responded to a Chipola Street residence after a concerned citizen reported he was staying at a residence there. Hadden was found at the home with a woman and her three children. Hadden reportedly has a lengthy criminal history with previous charges of lewd and lascivious acts on a victim under the age of 16. Sex offender cont'd The Altha Wildcat baseball season is in full swing. Team members include (from left) Kala Sewell, Mary Sewell, statisticians; Jacob Warner, Caleb Chew, Justin Waldroff, Adam Lurch, Kyler Dew, Wesley Chevillot, Coach Arthur Faurot, Anthony Young, Tyler Hamilton, Jacob Ratliff, Jeremy O'Bryan, Porter Smith, Jacob O'Bryan, Devin Ferrell, announcer; and Sharlyn Smith, statistician.BY COACH ARTHUR FAUROT The 2011 Wildcat Baseball season is off to a rocky start. Going 0-3 the first week of the season with losses to Wewa, East Gadsden, and Aucilla. Playing on the first day of the season, the Wildcats wanted to spoil Valentine's Day for the Wewa Gators, but instead were beaten by a very sound Gator team. Strong pitching by Wewa saw 10 Wildcats strike out and 12 walks and 3 batters were given up by the Altha pitchers. You just can't win with stats like that. No errors were committed by the Wildcats and the first two batters got on base with no outs the first two innings. Scoring two runs early were the only runs Altha could come up with in a 2-12 loss. Traveling to Quincy on Tuesday, February 15th, the East Gadsden Panthers were host to the Wildcats. On the mound for Altha was Caleb Chew and did a fine job. Altha went up 1-0 in the first only to be tied up in the third 1-1. The Wildcats went ahead 2-1 only to be tied up again in the fourth 2-2. Altha went ahead in the 6th 3-2 to have the Panthers tie it up late 3-3. Then in the bottom of the 7th with one on, a walk off homer beat the Cats 5-3. A great spectator's game. On Friday, Altha played host to the Warriors from Aucilla. It was not one of our better games. Only getting three hits, the Warriors won 14-0. Altha did not hit well and had several errors. Walks are hurting us as well. We have got to do better. This week we play RF Munroe away, on Monday, Blountstown on Thursday, in Altha, and Friday, Franklin County in Altha. Wildcats off to rocky start; will host Blountstown Thurs. Ferrell, Bontrager win Chattahoochee SmoothieRunning Moms is incredibly proud of all the race participants who came out and FINISHED the Chattahoochee Smoochie 5K on February 12. For many of you, it was your first 5K event ever! We are so excited to see the community support you all expressed by coming out and doing something new and exciting. Every finisher is a winner! Some even missed the race start, yet they showed PERSEVERANCE and DEDICATION by keeeping on... keeping ON!! You have so much to be proud of!! Congratulations from all of us at Running Moms to each of you!!! Shown above are the overall winners, Devin Ferrell and Jody Bontrager. Carr FFA will be hosting a 5K and Mile Fun Run on Saturday, April 9, at the Train Depot in Blountstown. Registration will be from 7:00 A.M. until 7:45 A.M. The 5K will begin promptly at 8:00 A.M. The Mile Fun Run will immediately follow the Mile Run. Registration fees ar $15 for the 5K and $10 for the Mile Run. This fee includes a Tshirt, medals for division winners, and plaques for overall winners. For more information, visit our school website www.carrschool.org. We hope to see you there!Carr FFA 5K and Mile Fun Run set for April 9 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 tAir Force Airman Tyler A. Prowant graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas. The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness, and basic warfare principles and skills. Airmen who complete basic training earn four credits toward an associate in applied science degree through the Community College of the Air Force. Prowant earned distinction as an honor graduate. He is the son of Todd Prowant of N.E. Prowant Lane, Clarksville, Fla. The airman graduated in 2010 from Blountstown High School, Fla. M M i i l l i i t t a a r r y y N N e e w w s s Prowant graduates from basic at Lackland AFB E EM M A A I I L LY YO O U U R RN NE E W W S ST TO O: : 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 tD DE E A A D D L L I I N N E EM MO O N N D D A A Y YN NO O O O N NThe Mossy Pond VFD Auxiliary is having lots of exciting things going on in the next few months so keep watching for the news. We are having bingo again. Bee Bingo will start March 4 at 6:30 and every Friday and Saturday thereafter. This is going to be held at Shelton's Corner gray building, corner of 274 and 73 in Altha. Come and have fun, support the fire department and this is the only bingo in Calhoun County. Dinner will be served at 5:30 all the good food, hot dogs, pop, cake, and chips. Mossy Pond VFD to host bingo beginning March 4 The Big Bend Baseball League is looking for players age 18 and over. Teams looking for players and contact numbers are: Liberty County Diamond Dawgs 4919203 Gulf County Drive8190424 Washington County Bruins 658-2729 Calhoun County Horsemen643-6468League is seeking players


BY KELLI PEACOCK DUNN News EditorThe Blountstown Lady Tigers are now 1-1 after defeating Wewa last Thursday. The Tigers traveled to Gator Country and slipped past Wewa, 18-0. Leading hitters included Selena Williams who was 4 for 5 and scored two runs; Kim Jenks who was 4 for 4, scoring twice; Ann Marie Silcox who was 2 for 3, scoring twice; and Genny Starr who was 3 for 4 and scored three runs. Starr was on the mound for the Tigers, pitching a one hitter. “We lost to Liberty County, but didn’t have our complete team there,” says Coach Bruce Hubbs of the team’s only loss. “They’re a pretty good team. We’re just trying to get our sea legs and I’m pleased with our effort. Against Wewa, we played well, hit the ball well and Genny pitched a pretty good game.” The Lady Tigers traveled to Vernon Tuesday (details unavailable at press time). They will be on the road to Graceville Thursday, then Bozeman on Friday. The next home game is set for March 3. The JV will face Beacon Learning Center at 4 that day, followed by a varsity game against Altha at 6 p.m.The County Record, FEBRUARY 23, 2011, P P a a g g e e 7 7 17353 Main St. North, Blountstown, FL 850-674-7718 Now Available at eXmark mowers 0% APR 24 Months 1.99% APR 36 Months 3.99% APR 60 Months WITH APPROVED CREDIT Check Out These Quality Mowers Today 17324 Main St. N., Blountstown, FL 6744557 Great Savings on Our $1 Items Household Cleaning and Personal Care Products All $1 Dollar Check Out Our NEW T o tes a nd B a gs Great Prices and Styles How far for water? All the way to Maine!Aman biking from coast to coast made a stop in Blountstown Monday night. Steve Rife left San Diego, California, on January 2 to help a cause that is close to his heart. "We're doing it to raise money to bring water to a village in Kenya that doesn't have water," says Rife. The fundraiser has been dubbed "How Far For Water" and Rife is willing to travel a pretty good distance...all the way to Maine! He is hoping to make it there by April 2. He has met some wonderful host families along the way that he connected with through his church. Here in Calhoun County, he had the opportunity to spend a night at the home of Al and Connie Carpenter. "I've been very blessed in that department," he remarks. If you are interested in donating, please write a check out to "Covenant United Methodist Church" with HFFW in the memo line. Please send your donation to: Covenant United Methodist Church, 3701 S. Clyde Morris Blvd., Port Orange, FL 32129. For more details, go to How Far For Water on Facebook. BMSTigers undefeated after wins over Tolar, Franklin, WewaThe Blountstown Middle School baseball team improved to a 3-0 record last week with wins over Tolar, Franklin County and Wewa. BMS defeated Tolar, 133. Tripp Taylor threw 3 innings giving up 2 hits and striking out 3. Colby Mullins was 3 for 3 with two RBIs. Taylor was 2 for 2 with two RBIs. Dylan Lee was 2 for 3 with an RBI. Colton Purvis was 2 for 2 with an RBI. The Tigers chalked up another win to Franklin County, 14-1. Ridge Dietz picked up the win for the Tigers, striking out 2 and giving up 0 hits. At the plate, Malac Johnson, Tripp Taylor, Chasen Roulhac, and Dylan Lee were all 2 for 3. Purvis was 1 for 2. The Tigers came out on top, 7-1, against Wewa. Colby Mullins picked up his first win of the season against Wewa pitching 5 innings, striking out 10 and not allowing a hit. Mullins also led at bat, 2 for 2. Lee was 2 for 3. Dietz, Derek Eberly, and Johnson were all 1 for 2. In the B games BMS defeated Franklin County 11-1 and Wewa 1-0.Ryan Hamby flips the ball to second base while doing an almost perfect split! Nathan Dunham sliding into third, against Wewa last Thursday. PHOTOS BY KATHY S. JOHSON BMS Lady Tiger actionThe BMS Lady Tigers have been busy on the diamond. Above, Jordan Herndon is on the mound in last Thursday's game against Wewa. PHOTO BY KATHY S. JOHNSON Young people looking to get outside on a nice spring day are invited to attend Beau Turner's Annual Outdoor Experience on March 5 at the Beau Turner Youth Conservation Center, east of Tallahassee in Jefferson County. The center, operated by the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC), is on U.S. 19 just north of U.S. 27 and is the state's first privately developed conservation facility for youths. The Saturday event is free and open to children of all ages and their parents. It begins at 10 a.m. and lasts until 3 p.m. Advance registration is not necessary. Activities include fishing and casting competitions; Olympic-style archery; muzzleloader, shotgun and rifle shooting; K-9 demonstrations; hayrides; and bounce houses. An FWC law enforcement helicopter, as well as wild animals, will be on hand so attendees can get a closer look. Also, three outdoor television personalities will be there giving demonstrations: exhibition shooter Bill "Badlands" Oglesby (11 a.m.), 14-year-old hunting sensation Zac Cooper (1 p.m.) and Xtreme Sport Shooter Patrick Flanigan (2 p.m.). All attending youths will have a chance to win one of several door prizes, including hunting and fishing gear, a week of summer camp at the Ocala Outdoor Adventure Camp or a spot at the Beau Turner Youth Conservation Center summer hunt camp. Food will be available for purchase, or attendees can bring their own sack lunch. During the event, parents can sign up their 12to 16-year-old children for free weekend programs at the youth center, where they can learn about gun safety, archery, fishing, shooting and other outdoor activities. Sponsors for the event include the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service, National Wild Turkey Federation, the Future of Hunting in Florida, Florida Division of Forestry, U.S. Forest Service, United Waterfowlers of Florida, Ducks Unlimited, Florida Wildlife Federation, Homestead Ministries, Mathews, Mossberg, Browning, Nikon, Ol' Man Treestands and the Tallahassee Museum.For more information on Beau Turner's Annual Outdoor Experience, or to obtain more detailed driving directions to the center, contact Renee Hays at 850-4130084, or go to MyFWC.com/BTYCC. Outdoor fun at Beau Turner Youth CenterBuffy is a 3-4 month old female Beagle/Australian Shepherd mix and is available for adoption at the Partners for Pets shelter in Marianna. The facility is located at 4011 Maintenance Dr., and is open Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. 3:00 p.m., and on Saturday, 8:00 a.m. 1:00 p.m. You may call 482-4570 for more information or visit www.partnersforpets.petfin der.com or at Facebook. Pet of The WeekLady Tigers defeat Wewa, record is 1-1Chipola College will hold an 8-hour Firearms Familiarization course, Saturday, March 19, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., at the Chipola Annex Firing Range on the Blue Springs Highway. Only .38 cal, 9mm, and .40 cal ammunition will be provided. College weapons will be utilized for most of the course, but students will be allowed to shoot their own weapons at some point. Personal weapons must be left in the vehicle until requested by instructors. Registration and payment of the $100 fee must be completed in advance. Class size is limited. Use of a weapon and ammunition are included in the cost of the course. For information, call Doris Williams at (850) 718-2394 or e-mail williamsd@chipola.edu.Firearms class Mar. 19


The County Record, FEBRUARY 23, 2011, Page 8 BlountstownHigh School News BlountstownElementary School News Altha School NewsYouth Tour Congratulations to Sarah Barton! She is the winner of the 2011 West Florida Electric Youth Tour Competition. She was chosen out of 12 other participants from the surrounding counties. This award allows her to travel to Washington D.C. for a week this summer in an all expense paid trip. Sarah was interviewed last Thursday, February 17th, at the West Florida Youth Tour competition in Chipley Florida. After the competition, she and her parents attended the banquet where she was presented with the award. When asked how she felt about being chosen, Sarah said, “I am ecstatic for this tremendous opportunity!” Congratulations Sarah. News from Guidance Students at Blountstown High School will be taking the FCAT Writing test on Tuesday, March 1, 2011. The test will be a 45 minute essay. Students not involved in testing will be expected to attend their scheduled classes. If you have any questions, please contact Mrs. Sandra Waller, Guidance Counselor at 674-5724. Seniors need to have their financial aid packets turned to guidance by 3:15, Friday, February 25, 2011. For organizations that have different deadlines, you may give them to guidance by the deadline or you may mail them on your own. Important Dates FCAT RetakesWednesday and Thursday, March 30th and 31st FCAT Reading for grade 10 is April 11th (Monday) FCAT Science for 11th grade is Tuesday, April 12th FCAT Math for grades 9th and 10th is Wednesday and Thursday, April 13th – 14th The EOC (End of Course Exam) for Algebra I, Honors Algebra I, and Algebra 1B is Monday and Tuesday, May 9th10th March 4, 2011, is the registration deadline for the ACT on April 9, 2011. Blountstown High School is a testing site for the ACT and students are encouraged to submit their registration as soon as possible. Career Shadow Day On Wednesday, February 16th, sixty students from Blountstown High School participated in Senior Shadow Day. Seniors were able to sign up for any area they are interested in pursing after graduation. Some of the businesses that allowed students to shadow are Calhoun Liberty Hospital, Bay Medical Center, County Record, Gulf Coast Electric, Blountstown Health and Rehab, Blountstown Drugs, and Golden Pharmacy. Several of the local school also participated. This event gives students real life experience and helps them decide if this career choice is the right one for them to pursue. Mrs. Loraine McClellan was in charge of coordinating all of the activities. She would like to thank all the business sites that made this possible. FBLA News FBLA District competition results were revealed Thursday, February 17th, at the FBLA awards ceremony at Chipola College. Blountstown High School’s FBLA had outstanding results. Congratulations to these students who will be competing at the state level in Orlando, Florida, April 25th-28th: First Place Bus. Comm., Harlea Perdue First Place Bus. Ethics Team I, Jake Brown, De’Barus Colvin, and Stedman Dawson First Place – Bus. Law, Shaquala Butler First Place – Bus. Math, Mitchell Darnell First Place – Bus. Pres. Team 2, Kristen Jenkins and Gordan Yoder, First Place – Client Service, Gabriel Dawson First Place – Desk Pub. Team 1, Tommy Futch and Hunter Jordan First Place – FBLA Prin., Courtney McFarland First Place – Imp. Speak, Eric Jones First Place – Intro.to Parli., Savannah Stephens First Place – Into. to Bus. Comm., Casey Johnson First Place – Parli. Pro. Team 1, Megan Brown, Jesse Griffin, Caitlyn Stewart, Missy Newsome, and Cassidy Odom First Place – Pub. Spk. I, Calen Masai First Place – Pub. Spk. II, Nilsa Prowant First Place – Spreadsheet, Shelby Strawn Second Place – Intro to Parli., April Rich Second Place – Bus. Law, Harrison Coley Second Place – Intro.to Bus. Comm., Savannah Pitts Second Place – Sports Man, Caleb Mills Second Place – Word Proc. I, Hammadah Talib Third Place – Bus. Math, Kylee Harrell Third Place – Hosp. Man., Karah Beaver Also, congratulations to these students who placed in these categories: Second Place – Pub. Spk I, Bobbie Hammond Third Place – Bus. Pres. Team I, Diana Crockrell and Jalissia Ruiz Third Place – Desk Pub. Team 2, Cassandra Hiers and C.J. Hiers Third Place – Digital Design & Prom., Austin Britt Third Place – Pub. Spk. I, Monazia Smith Fourth Place – Bus., Trent Smith Fourth Place – Hosp. Man., Breanna Pybus Fifth Place – Health, Kayla Campbell Fifth Place – Job. Int., Jackie DudleyOfficer elections were also held and BHS Sophomore, Mitchell Darnell was elected District President and BHS Junior, Caitlyn Stewart was elected District Parliamentarian. FBLA Sponsor, Mrs. Debra Perdue, is excited and anticipating a great competition at state, “We will be working hard to be competitive at the state level by practicing archived test and researching content for each area test.” Congratulations and good luck at the state competitions! National Honor Society Blountstown High School will host a formal initiation ceremony onSarah Barton is congratulated by Principal Ronnie Hand and Guidance Counselor Sandra Waller after winning the West Florida Electric Youth Tour competition.Barton wins Youth Tour; FCAT writing test Mar. 1Family Night Blountstown Elementary School recently held a family night, Winter Wonderland. Parents and students enjoyed making hot chocolate, decorating snowman cookies, writing their spelling words in "snow" and reading many books together. Thanks to the parents for attending with their children and a special thanks to Mrs. Alicia Goodman for planning this night. 3rd Grade Pajama Day Each year on Valentine's Day, our 3rd graders celebrate with a pajama day. The teachers and students wear pajamas to school and they celebrate Valentine's Day with special learning games, activities, and treats to eat throughout the day! The Strength Team The Strength Team visited B.E.S. on Friday, Feb 18. It was an amazing exhibition of strength!! They not only demonstrated strength and positive lifestyles, but they emphasized how hard work pays off. They motivated our students to study hard and make good grades and to be good citizens. Strength Team visits BES; Family Night event is held Senior Isha Baskette shadowed Kelli Peacock Dunn at The County Record during Career Shadow Day Wednesday. FBLA members recently brought home several awards from district. See BHS NEWS page 9BES classes receive $500 grant awardCongratulations are in order for Mrs. Robyn ParrishHill and Mrs. Cara Tolbert's classrooms at Blountstown Elementary School! They recently were awarded a $500 grant from Florida Agriculture in the Classroom towards a classroom garden. FCCLA News By: Olivia Edenfield Some of Altha’s FCCLA members were given the opportunity to compete in the district events that were held in Bethlehem. Bringing home gold medals in the senior division of Life Event Planning was Cortney Harris and Alicia Griffin, while Brianna Yon and Emily Sewell brought home gold for their junior division of Illustrated Talk. Junior members Collin Mears and Caitlyn Reeder also won silver for their division, Focus on Children. All six students will advance to the state conference to compete in various events. They will join eleven other students from Altha who placed first in their competition divisions earlier this year. Two senior FCCLA members got the exciting offer to come join legislative members at “CTE on the hill” Thursday February 17. CTE stands for Career and Technical Education and that is right up Altha’s FCCLA members Courtney Harris and Alicia Griffins alley. They got the opportunity to talk to with legislators about the importance of Vocational Classes and student lead organizations. One of the people they talked with was Florida state representative Jimmy Patronis. Along with viewing the many displays that were shown at the presentation, a lot of hard work was put in by Courtney and Alicia. Altha school was well represented and the results will surely show up in Florida schools in the near future. Congratulations to all of the winners and good luck at the state competitions. PTO BBQ The Annual Altha School PTO BBQ is Saturday, March 5. Tickets are being pre-sold and are $6. The plates will contain Boston butt, baked beans, potato salad and bread and will be ready for pick up behind the Altha School Lunchroom from 10 AM to 12 PM. Contact the school office for tickets. This is PTO's main fund raiser for the year and all proceeds go to benefit the students. Calendar Wednesday, 2/23 -FFA Teacher Appreciation Cookout Thursday, 2/24 Cats' Cuisine; Middle School Softball vs. Port St Joe, 3:30 pm; Middle School Baseball vs. Port St Joe, 3:30 pm; Varsity Softball at John Paul II, 5 pm; Varsity Baseball vs. BHS, 6 pm Friday, 2/25 FFA State Livestock Prelims; Varsity Baseball vs. Franklin County, 5 pm; Varsity Softball vs. RF Munroe, 5 pm Monday, 2/28 Varsity Baseball at Ponce de Leon, 5 pm Tuesday, 3/1 Middle School Softball vs. BMS, 3:30 pm; Middle School Baseball vs. BMS, 3:30 pm; Varsity Baseball vs. FAMU, 5:30 pm; Varsity Softball vs. FAMU, 5:30 pmAltha FCCLA wins medals; PTO barbecue is March 5 Cortney Harris and Alicia Griffin won gold medals.


Interested in saving money? Come to the Couponing Class sponsored by UF/IFAS, Liberty County Extension. Heather Geiger will share with you her money saving techniques. She will explain couponing terms, how to get the most out of a coupon, how to organize coupons, and much more. Registered guests will receive an organizing binder. In order to reserve your seat, you must prepay $10 registration fee in the Extension office at the Veteran’s Memorial Civic Center by Monday March 7th. Class will be held Thursday, Mar. 10 and 17 at the Veteran’s Memorial Civic Center starting at 6:00 p.m. Please call 6432229 for more information.The County Record, FEBRUARY 23, 2011, P P a a g g e e 9 9Legal NoticeA D M I N I S T R A T I V E P R O C E D U R E S The Calhoun County School Board proposes to amend policies as required by Florida Statute for the Calhoun County Schools as follows: ADMINISTRATIVE PROCEDURES ACT CALHOUN COUNTY SCHOOLS CHAPTER 2 – SCHOOL BOARD GOVERANCE AND ORGANIZATION CHAPTER 5 — STUDENTS CHAPTER 6 – HUMAN RESOURCES Amend Policy 2.28-Schedule for Legal Advertisements Policy 5.32-Zero Tolerance for School Related Crimes Policy 5.62-Administration of Medication Policy 5.70-Student Records Policy 6.542-Family and Medical Leave Policy 6.545-Military Leave Working with the Calhoun County Tobacco Free Partnership, The Calhoun County School Board proposes to the amend the following policy for Calhoun County Schools: ADMINISTRATIVE PROCEDURES ACT CALHOUN COUNTY SCHOOLS CHAPTER 2 – SCHOOL BOARD GOVERANCE AND ORGANIZATION Amend Policy 2.90:Tobacco Use in District Facilities Entire proposals are available for viewing at the School Superintendent’s Office, Room G-20, Calhoun County Court House, Blountstown, Florida. A hearing will be held on the above policies in the Cooperative Extension Building at 20816 Central Avenue East in Blountstown, Florida at the Regular School Board meeting beginning at 5:00 P.M., CDT, Thursday, March 10, 2011. Timothy G.Smith, Board Chairman Calhoun County School Board Attest: Wilson T.McClellan, Superintendent Calhoun County SchoolLegal NoticeR E Q U E S T F O R P R O P O S A L S F U L L R E Q U I R E M E N T S P O W E R S U P P L Y The City of Blountstown is requesting proposals for Full Requirements Power Supply.A description of Full Requirements Power Supply and all details may be obtained in person at Blountstown City Hall, 20591 Central Avenue West, Blountstown, FL 32424. Sealed proposals, subject to the minimum general conditions herein, will be received by the City of Blountstown, Florida.All submissions must be in a sealed package and clearly marked on the outside of the package, “Blountstown Full Requirements Power Supply Proposal”and must be received by 2:00 P.M., C.S.T., on Tuesday, March 22, 2011 at City Hall, Attention:City Manager, 20591 Central Ave.W., Blountstown, Florida 32424. Proposals will then be opened Tuesday, March 22, 2011 at City Hall and read aloud by the City Manager.Any Questions regarding the RFP, the RFP process, or the City’s Operations shall be submitted by March 1, 2011 in writing to the above address and clearly marked on the outside envelope, “RFP Question.” The City Council reserves the right to accept the bid deemed in the best interest of the City and to reject any or all bids. BY:R.W.Deason, Mayor FROM:James A.Woods, City ManagerLegal NoticeN O T I C E O F P U B L I C H E A R I N G O F I N T E N T T O A D O P T R E S O L U T I O N T O C L O S E A P O R T I O N O F M U S G R O V E R O A D NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Board of County Commissioners in and for Calhoun County, Florida, will consider the adoption of a resolution to abandon/close a portion of that certain county road known as Musgrove Road, in Calhoun County, Florida, described as follows: That portion of Musgrove Road lying between Bodiford-Oglesby Road and Buddy Johnson Road. Any person wishing to be heard on this issue should be present at the following meeting:The passage of the proposed Resolution to abandon/close a portion of Musgrove Road will be considered at the regular meeting of the Calhoun County Board of County Commissioners at 5:00 P.M., C.S.T., on Tuesday, March 15, 2011, at the Calhoun County Courthouse, Blountstown, Florida. A copy of the proposed Resolution can be inspected by the public at the County Commissioners’Office, Calhoun County Courthouse, Blountstown, Florida. WITNESS my hand and official seal, this the 1st day of February, 2011. BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS CALHOUN COUNTY, FLORIDA BY:/s/ Harold Pickron, ChairmanLegal NoticeR E Q U E S T F O R P R O P O S A L S The Calhoun County Board of County Commissioners is seeking professional consultant services for Design Services on the Altha School Sidewalk project.The scope of this project will include the surveying and design of sidewalk along the entire length of Smith Street and North Street, Evans Street (from Smith St.to North St.) and Fuqua Circle (from Smith St.to North St.).FDOT FPID No.4298701-38-01 and 429853-1-38-01. CONSULTANT ELIGIBILITY:It is a basic tenet of the County’s contracting program that contracts are procured in a fair, open, and competitive manner.By submitting a Letter of Response, the Consultants certifies that they are in compliance with FDOT Procedure No.375-030-006, Restriction on Consultant’s Eligibility to Compete for Department Contracts.This directive is available on FDOT’s Web Site. FEDERAL DEBARMENT:This project is federally funded with assistance from the Florida Department of Transportation and the Federal Highway Administration.By submitting a Letter of Response, the consultant certifies that no principal (which includes officers, directors, or executives) is presently suspended, proposed for debarment, declared ineligible or voluntarily excluded from participation on this transaction by any Federal Department or Agency. SELECTION PRODECURE:This project is covered by the selection process detailed in the Consultants’Competitive Negotiation Act, Section 287.055 of the Florida Statutes.Selection will be made directly from Letters of Response for this project.After ranking of the consultants, the contract fee will be negotiated in accordance with Section 287.055, Florida Statutes. Note:The final selection date and time is provided in this advertisement.Any other meetings will be noticed on the County’s Web Site.All public meetings will be held at the Calhoun County Board of Commissioners’meeting room, 20816 Central Ave.East, Blountstown, FL 32424. In order to ensure a fair, competitive, and open process, once a project is advertised for Letter of Response or Letters of Qualification, all communications between interested firms and the County must be directed to Mr.Don A.O’Bryan, Calhoun County Administrator, (850) 674-8075. RESPONSE PROCEDURE:Qualified consultants are encouraged to submit the original and three (3) copies of the letter of response to the Calhoun County Clerk’s Office, Calhoun County Court House, 20859 Central Ave East, Room 130, Blountstown, FL 32424, by the response deadline, 14th day, March, 2011 at 12:00 p.m., C.T.Selection will be made directly from Letters of Response.Letters of Response are limited to five pages for this project. Letters of Response should at a minimum, include the following information: Project Name/DOT Financial Management Number. Consultant’s name and address. Proposed responsible office for consultant Contact person, phone number and Internet Email Address. Statement regarding previous experience of consultant or sub-consultants in advertised type of work. Proposed key personnel and their proposed roles (do not include resumes) Sub-consultant(s) that may be used for the project. Indication as to whether the prime firm and/or sub-consultants are disadvantages business enterprises (DBE). The outside of the envelope should be marked with “Sealed Proposal ‘Altha School Sidewalk Project’LAP Design Engineer RFP.” The Calhoun County Board of County Commissioners hereby notifies all bidders that it will affirmatively ensure that in any contract entered into pursuant to this advertisement, Disadvantaged Business Enterprise will be afforded full opportunity to submit bids in response to this invitation and will not be discriminated against on the grounds of race, color, gender, religion, age, disability, marital status or national origin in consideration for an award. The Calhoun County Board of County Commissioners reserves the right to reject any and all proposals deemed in the best interest of the County.EEO/AA.Legal NoticeC A L H O U N C O U N T Y 2 0 1 0 2 0 1 1 C D B G P R O J E C T P R O J E C T # 1 4 1 7 3 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: CALHOUN COUNTY 2010-2011 CDBG PROJECT 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 180 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, March 15, 2011, at the Calhoun County Clerk’s Office, Calhoun County Courthouse, 20859 Central Avenue East, Room 130, Blountstown, Florida 32424, and will be opened and read aloud on Tuesday, March 15, 2011 at 5:00 p.m.(C.T.) Cost for Plans and Specifications will be $ 75.00 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) 674-3300 or HYPERLINK”mailto:carpenterm@preblerish.com”carpenterm@preble-rish. com.Legal NoticeM A R T I N S E W E L L R O A D H M G P / D R 1 8 3 1 P R O J E C T P R O J E C T # 1 4 1 6 2 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: MARTIN SEWELL ROAD HMGP -DR1831-06-R MARTIN SEWELL ROAD FEMA DR-1831 PW 678 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 180 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, March 15, 20 11, at the Calhoun County Clerk’s Office, Calhoun County Courthouse, 20859 Central Avenue East, Room 130, Blountstown, Florida 32424, and will be opened and read aloud on Tuesday, March 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) 674-3300 or HYPERLINK”mailto:carpenterm@preblerish.com”carpenterm@preble-rish. com.Legal 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 C A S E N O : 0 9 0 1 8 D P IN THE INTEREST OF: A.R.S. MALE DOB:03/28/2007 MINOR CHILD N O T I C E O F A C T I O N ( S E C 3 9 8 0 1 ( B ) ( F S ) The State of Florida to JORGE ALBERTO RAMOS SALAS, putative father, whose residence and address are unknown. You are hereby notified that a Petition under oath has been filed in the above styled Court for the Termination of Parental Rights in the case of A.R.S.to the Department of Children and Families, a licensed child placing agency, for subsequent adoption. You are hereby noticed that an Advisory Hearing will be held before the Honorable Magistrate David Johnson, of the Circuit Court, Fourteenth Judicial Circuit, at the Calhoun County Courthouse, 20895 East Central Avenue, Blountstown, Florida, on the 13th day of MAY, 2011, at the hour of 9:00 a.m.(Central Time). You have the right to appear with counsel at this hearing.If you can not afford legal representation, the Court will appoint counsel for you at this hearing upon the determination of insolvency.You must either appear on the date and the time specified or send a written response to the Court prior to that time. YOUR FAILURE TO PERSONALLY APPEAR AT THIS ADVISORY HEARING CONSTITUTES CONSENT TO THE TERMINATION OF YOUR PARENTAL RIGHTS AS TO THIS CHILD.IF YOU FAIL TO APPEAR ON THE DATE AND TIME SPECIFIED, YOU MAY LOSE ALL LEGAL RIGHTS AS A PARENT TO THIS CHILD. WITNESS my hand as Clerk of said Court, and the Seal thereof this 21st day of February, 2011 RUTH ATTAWAY CLERK OF CIRCUIT COURT CALHOUN COUNTY, FLORIDALegal NoticeR E Q U E S T F O R L E T T E R S O F I N T E R E S T The City of Blountstown will receive Letters of Interest from any qualified engineering and surveying firm interested in providing the requested services for the following project: Blountstown Elementary and Middle School Sidewalk Projects The project will consist of surveying and design of a sidewalk along Hentz Avenue, Marie Avenue, Lambert Avenue, Angle Street, Evans Avenue and Pennington Avenue, City of Blountstown, Florida in accordance with FDOT Standards as identified in the city’s Local Agency Participation contract with FDOT. The Proposer’s checklist can be obtained at Blountstown City Hall, 20591 Central Avenue West, Blountstown, FL 32424, (850)674-5488.Firms must be pre-qualified with FDOT in Group 3.2 Major Highway Design and Group 8.2 Design, Right of Way and Construction Surveying. Letters of interest will be received until 2:00 p.m.Central Standard Time, on April 12, 2011, at the City of Blountstown City Hall, 20591 Central Avenue West, Blountstown, Florida 32424.The City of Blountstown is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Handicapped Accessible/Fair Housing Jurisdiction. R.W.Deason, Mayor James A.Woods, City ManagerLegal NoticeO R D I N A N C E N O T I C E IS HEREBY GIVEN that the following Ordinance No.2011-01 of the City of Blountstown.AN ORDINANCE TO BE ENTITLED: AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF BLOUNTSTOWN, FLORIDA, TO BE ENTITILED:AN ORDINANANCE REVISING THE CITY OF BLOUNTSTOWN LAND DEVELOPMENT CODE, SECTION 2.01.19 SINGLE MOVILE HOMES, SINGLE TRAVEL TRAILERS, LOCATED WITHIN THE CITY LIMITS OF THE CITY OF BLOUNSTOWN, FLORIDA;ESTABLISHING A PURPOSE AND INTENT; DESCRIBING SAID REAL PROPERTY; SETTING WORTH THE ZONING;PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE; PROVIDING FOR SEVERABILITY;AND PROVIDING FOR A COPY ON FILE. SHALL BE PRESENTED to the City Council, City of Blountstown, for second reading and final adoption at the Regular City Council Meeting to be held Tuesday, the 8th day of March, 2011 at 6:00 P.M.in the City Council Meeting Room at 17262 NW Angle Street, Blountstown, FL 32424. This ordinance shall become effective upon final passage as provided by law. ALL INTERESTED PERSONS desiring to be heard on the adoption of the aforesaid Ordinance No.2011-01 are cordially invited to be in attendance at this meeting. COPIES OF THIS ORDINANCE in its entirety may be viewed or obtained at City Hall, 20591 Central Avenue West, Blountstown, Florida 32424 between the working hours of M-F, 7:00A.M.To 4:00P.M. BY:R.W.Deason, Mayor Attest:James A.Woods, City Manager February 23, 2011 LEGAL NOTICESDeadline Monday Noon Please Email Your Ads to news@thecountyrecord.netno faxes please B B R R A A G G S S H H O O P P 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 , " M M I I S S S S K K E E N N D D A A L L L L " Kendall is the daughter of Corey and Katrina Hatchett. She is the big sister to Carson and Kaiden. Her grandparents are James and Rosea Lane of Bristol, Wallace and Brenda Howard, and Leola Freeman. Godparents are Tonya Jones, and Thaddeus and Karene Simmons. Kendall loves playing with her cousins Aliya and Krystyna, and gal pals Camerin, Masai and Cameron Faircloth. She also loves going to church at St. Paul A.M.E. "Miss Kendall" is "9" and feelin fine. We love ya, Mommas "big girl" and daddy's "baby" and Uncle Tee-Tee's "sweet girl".We would like to express our gratitude to Mr. Darrell McDougald for the expedient manner in which he processed a request of ours. The request for two drainage ditches cleaned out and a steep hillside mowed on Hwy. 275N was carried out by hard working men under the excellent supervision of Mr. Dale Marshall. They all have done a wonderful, wonderful job. Ernest and Betty Bailey* *To the Board Members for Take Stock in Children: I would like to personally thank each and every one of you for selecting my son, P .J. Iler, for the Take Stock in Children Scholarship. Both P .J. and myself were thrilled when we heard the good news. P .J. is very excited about being awarded this scholarship and is looking forward to working with his mentor and being a part of this program. It means so much to the both of us knowing that he will be attending college. Once again, thank you so much. Sincerely, Ida McClellan M M e e s s s s a a g g e e s s o o f f T T h h a a n n k k s s Parthenon of Blountstown Team Player of the Month Parthenon Healthcare of Blountstown named Linda Worthington as F e b ruary Team Player of the Month Since July 1984, Worthington has worked as a LPN. She is responsible for providing nursing care to the residents and supervising the day-to-day nursing activities performed by nursing assistants. When asked how her work experience has been, Worthington said, “It’s very challenging, I love working with the residents and staff”. Linda Worthington Congratulations!March 9, 2011 at 8:30 a.m. for the new National Honor Society inductees. A reception for the inductees and their families will be held in the Media Center immediately after the ceremony. Congratulations to all the students who are being inducted into National Honor Society. Calendar of Events Wednesday, Feb. 23rd, After-School Tutoring, 3:00-4:00 Thursday, Feb. 24th, Softball, Away at Graceville @ 5:00/7:00; Baseball, Away at Altha @ 6:00; Weightlifting at Wakulla @ 1:00/2:00 Friday, Feb. 25th, Softball, Away at Bozeman @ 4:00/6:00; Baseball, Home against Bozeman @ 4:00/6:00 Monday, Feb. 28th, After-School Tutoring, 3:00-4:00 Tuesday, March 1st, FCAT Writing March 1st4th, Softball, Away at Holmes County @ 4:00/6:00; Baseball, Away at Sneads @ 4:00/6:00 Wednesday, March 2nd, After-School Tutoring, 3:00-4:00; Track at Liberty @ 3:00Happy Birthday, Joshua & Jacob! Joshua Daughtry turned 11 on Dec. 11 and Jacob Daughtry turned one on Dec. 17. They are the sons of Bobby and Robyn Daughtry. Grandparents are Robbie Sale and the late Jack Sale, Jerrell Daughtry of Metter GA, Jim and Jeanette McCauley of Havana, FL. Happy 1st Birthday! Sadie Grayce Bailey celebrated her 1st birthday on January 29th. She is the daughter of Scott and Rebecca Bailey of Blountstown. Her maternal grandparents are Kenny and Alice Edward of Bristol. Paternal grandparents are Steve and Kim Bailey of Blountstown. Sadie enjoys music and dancing and spending time with her big brother, Bradley.Support your Local Girl Scout troop and LOWER your light bill at the same time!!!! If you buy two or more boxes of Girl Scout cookies you will get a FREE C.F.L. (Compact Fluorescent Light) bulb per customer because we would like you to use the C.F.L on earth hour for you can save energy. You can visit www.girlscouts.org/gsforeve rgreen for more information about Earth Hour!Happy 10th Birthday, Aimee! February 24From Daddy, Chelle, and JD BIRTHDAYANDBIRTHANNOUNCEMENTS$10 WITHPHOTODEADLINEMONDAYNOON BHS News continued Learn how to save money on groceries at coupon workshop set for Mar. 10 & 17, Liberty ExtensionThe Miss Calhoun County and Miss Blountstown Pageant originally scheduled for Saturday, Feb. 26, has been cancelled. For more information, contact Jami Daniels at jlynn4966@aol.comCalhoun & Blountstown pageants are cancelled 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 tGirl Scout cookie time SUBSCRIBE TODAY! Call 674-5041


B B O O A A T T S S & & M M O O T T O O R R S S 1989 Hamilton Pontoon boat, 20’long, 70 HP Mercury, $2800.Call 643-7993 or 237-1276.C C A A R R S S & & T T R R U U C C K K S S 1992 Ford Taurus, engine good, runs but needs some attention. Slight body damage, $700.00 OBO.Call 6749143.F F O O R R R R E E N N T T 2 bedroon, 1 bath house 3 miles north on Hwy.69.CHA, good neighborhood, clean house, NO PETS. $500/month, $500/deposit.Call 6745921 or 643-8472. 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.6747616 or (850) 214-6203.F F O O R R S S A A L L E E Bowflex Motivator workout machine, 350 pounds and Ag extension. $500.00 OBO.Call Sabine at 850-766-8624. Child’s swing, like new, $5.00;9 children’s records, $5.00 for all;3 plain bar stools, $5.00 each;1 bag of baby clothes, $5.00;1 kitchen metal chair, $5.00;1 hand carved padded bar with 4 bar stools, $450;1 child straight canvas chair, $3.00;1 wood child’s rocking chair, comes apart to make more chairs, $10;2 beautiful negligees,, 1 black an 1 beige, $5.00 neg. Call 674-8376. Poulan Bow chain saw, Counter Vib.4000, $150. Call 674-8376. 3 year queen size mattress and box spring, $100.Call 674-1664. 2005 28’5th wheel Coachmen Chaparral bunk house camper, sleeps 9.In great condition.Asking $22,500.If interested call 850-6748534. 3 prom/pageant dresses.1 black sequined, dize 7, $80.;1 purple, size 7, $45.Off white, size 9/10, $45, could be used as a wedding dress. Call 557-3636. Fish Bait Red worms, $4.00 per hundred.Call 762-8197.F F R R E E E E P P E E T T S S Free cats and kittens to responsible loving home. Some have shots and are spayed or neutered.Call 850-557-5065, leave message.J J O O B B O O P P P P O O R R T T U U N N I I T T Y Y Hiring Locally This Week Liberty National Life Insurance Company Full Training Provided Potential of $60K+ Annually.401K, BCBS Insurance & Pension for those who Qualify.Call 1-800-257-5500 to set up an interview.H H O O M M E E S S / / R R E E A A L L E E S S T T A A T T E E New home in Altha, 3 bedroom, 2 bath, 1400 sq.ft.with front and rear porches, metal roof, hardwood siding, appliance package on paved street and city water. Located on 1/2 acre lot in Wallace Subdivision. $119,500.00.Call 850762-8185. Waterfront property Dead Lakes, Cypress Point Subdivision, Lot #5, 1 acre.Subject to legally recorded restricted covenants.Call 850-2296284 before 10:15 ET or 850-866-8567.leave message. Waterfront house/large lot, mile off hwy.20. Trade for 20+ acres prefer cleared.Call 904891-9068.Y Y A A R R D D S S A A L L E E Yard sale March 5, 7:00 a..until 11:00 a.m.at 20048 SW Sherry Ave, Blountstown.Canceled if rain.The County Record, FEBRUARY 23, 2011, P P a a g g e e 1 1 0 0 Deadline Monday Noon  FAX: 674-5008  Phone: 674-5041  E-mail: classifieds@thecountyrecord.net 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-O’BryanINSURANCE603 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 We Can Do Your Printing The County Record 20311 Central Ave. West, Blountstown, FL Between Hopkins and Badcock 850-674-5041 EVERYT H ING YOU NEED F OR YOUR W EDDING ENVE L O P E SP E C I AL NO 10 REGU LA R With R eturn Address 500 ( 1 Bo x) ... $ 5 9 .75 1000 ( 2 Bo x es ) ... $ 74.68 2500 ( 1 Case ) ... $ 131. 9 4 Q U AL ITY RU BB ER S T AM PS Need A Rubber Stamp? Place Your Order With Us For Fast Service at Reasonable Prices The County Record Between Hopkins and Badcock 674-5041 WE HAVE ONE DEADLINE NOON MONDAY Owner Financing 3BR/2BA Hous e in Blou n tsto wn $5000 do wn ge ts you in th i s grea t hom e $105,000 Co n t ac t: Just in T err y P r o-T ea m R ea lty G r oup, LLC. (850)643-6125 Owner Holds an A c t i v e F lo ri d a R ea l Est a t e L icen s e FOR SALE JANNEY RD. Calhoun Co. 4 bedroom, 2 bath dbl. wide like new condition situated on 1.4 acres PEAR ST. Blountstown 2 bedroom, 1 bath, residential or commercial, convenient to everything JESSIE LEE RD Calhoun Co. 2 bedroom, 2 bath mobile home, handyman special, across street from Chipola River near boat landing. JESSIE LEE RD Calhoun Co. Like new, 2 story, 2 bdroom, 1 1 2 bath house, large lot, across street from Chipola River. ACREAGE TRACTS CALHOUN COUNTY Jessie Lee Rd. Chipola River Waterfront Lots Apache Rd. 5 Acres Miller Rd. 10 Acres Miller Rd. 20 Acres Martin Sewell Rd. 20 Acres Palm Beach Rd. 40 Acres Jackson County 30 Acres Lake Seminole Water Front Lots J. COBB REALTY 850-674-3369 NANCY 850-643-6 1 07 J IM 85022 7-5 1 03 Owner Financing Lots for Sale .33 Acre LotBlountstown City Utilities $13,500 2.5 Acre Lot -Fountain Well,Shed, and Power Pole Paved Rd Frontage $27,500 $1500 Down Payment on either lot Contact: Justin Terry Pro-Team Realty Group, LLC. (850)643-6125 Owner holds an active Florida real estate license.


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It may surprise many people to learn that 25 percent of those who die every year in the U.S. are Veterans. To help provide care and support that reflect the important contributions made by these men and women, Covenant Hospice has become a national partner of We Honor Veterans, a pioneering campaign developed by the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization (NHPCO) in collaboration with the department of Veterans Affairs. Covenant Hospice has met stringent requirements that will help improve the care their team of professionals and volunteers provide to the Veterans they proudly serve. The We Honor Veterans campaign provides tiered recognition to organizations that demonstrate a systematic commitment to improving care for Veterans. Partners, such as Covenant Hospice, can assess their ability to serve Veterans, and using resources provided as part of the campaign, integrate best practices for providing end-of-life care to Veterans into their organization. By recognizing the unique needs of our nations Veterans who are facing a life-limiting illness, Covenant Hospice is able to accompany and guide Veterans and their families toward a more peaceful ending. And in cases there might be some specific needs related to the Veteran’s military service, combat experience or other traumatic events, Covenant Hospice will have the tools to help support those they are caring for. For more information about We Honor Veterans, please visit www.wehonorveterans.org. Covenant Hospice is a notfor-profit organization dedicated to providing comprehensive, compassionate services to patients and loved ones during times of life-limiting illnesses. The County Record, FEBRUARY 23, 2011, P P a a g g e e 1 1 2 2DARREL ADAMS Mr. Darrel Adams, 88, of Clarksville, FL, passed away early Thursday morning, February 17, 2011, in Blountstown, FL. Darrel was born on April 13, 1922, in Enterprise, AL, and had lived in Calhoun County for most of his life. He was a retired carpenter and served in the United States Coast Guard during WWII serving as a Radioman Third Class. He was of the Baptist Faith. Darrel was preceded in death by his wife, Jane McClellan Adams. Survivors include three sons, Jeff Adams of Lynn Haven, FL, David Adams and his wife, Jocet, of Panama City, FL, and Steve Adams and his wife, Dara, of Panama City Beach, FL; one sister, Evelyn Attaway of Clarksville; two grandchildren, Matthew Adams and Amanda Williams; and two great-grandchildren, Mikey Williams and Mikayla Agbay Funeral services were held Tuesday, February 22, at 11:00 am (CST) at Travelers Rest Freewill Baptist Church in Clarksville with Reverend Shawn Williams officiating. Memorialization was by cremation. All arrangements were under the direction of Marlon Peavy at Peavy Funeral Home in Blountstown (ph. 6742266). DENNIS DOUG ALLEN Dennis Doug Allen, 44, of Hosford, Florida, passed away Friday, February 18, 2011, in Hosford. He was in construction work and was of the Baptist faith. He was preceded in death by his father, George Allen. He is survived by his mother, Ruth M. Phillips, of Hosford; his companion, Alicia Todd; three sisters, Dawn Ann Allen and Sherry Lynn Lucas, both of Kentucky, Sheila Marie Herndon of Bristol, Florida; three step-children, Tracy Lynn and Becky Todd of Bristol, and Josie Coover of Hosford; nieces and nephews, Devin, Heather, and Victor Herndon, Gabriel and Emma Pitts, Meagan Serrano, Noe Carmona, and Ricky, Jr., Crystal and Regina Lucas; and seven step-grandchildren. A graveside service was held at 11:00 a.m., Tuesday, February 22, in Sanders Cemetery. Adams Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements (ph. 6435410). Online condolences may be made at www.adamsfh.com SARAH JACQUELINE (JACKY) JUDD Mrs. Sarah Jacqueline (Jacky) Judd, 86, of Blountstown, passed away early Thursday afternoon, February 17, 2011, in Blountstown, FL. Jackie was born on October 20, 1924, in Calhoun County and had lived here all of life. Jackie, along with her husband, Bill, owned and operated Judd’s Tire Recapping and Brantley Jewelry Store in Blountstown. She was a member of the First Presbyterian Church in Blountstown. Jackie was preceded in death by her parents, Dewey and Edith Brantley; her husband, Bill Judd; and a son, Michael Judd. Survivors include one son, Mitchell Judd, and his wife, Cherie, of Pensacola, FL; one sister, Joyce Parker, of Blountstown; and one grandson, Paul Michael Judd. Funeral services were held Sunday, February 20, at 2:00 pm (CST) at Peavy Funeral Home Chapel with Dr. Lewis Bullard and Mr. Gary Griffin officiating. Interment followed in the Boggs Cemetery in Blountstown. The family requests, in lieu of flowers, contributions to be made to your favorite charity. All arrangements were under the direction of Marlon Peavy at Peavy Funeral Home in Blountstown (ph. 6742266). ESTHER M. (STEWART) SMITH Mrs. Esther M. (Stewart) Smith, 75, of Hosford, FL, passed away Friday afternoon, February 18, 2011, in Blountstown, FL. Esther was born on July 15, 1935, in Altha, FL, and had lived in Hosford since 1981, coming from Tallahassee, FL. She was retired after 33 years from the state of Florida, working in the Department of Highway Safety, tag and title department. Esther was preceded in death by her parents, Troy and Annie McCroan. Survivors include her husband, Robert (Smitty) Smith, of Hosford, FL; one son, Jimmy Stewart of Albany, GA; two daughters, Ann Conyers, and her husband, Donnie, of Bristol, FL, Debbie Pooler and her husband, Greg, of Blountstown; one sister, Mildred Ditty, and her husband, Thomas, of Bascom, FL; four grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Memorial services were held Sunday, February 20, at 4:00 pm (CST) at Peavy Funeral Home Chapel with Minister Frank Belzer officiating. Memorialization was by cremation. All arrangements were under the direction of Marlon Peavy at Peavy Funeral Home in Blountstown (ph. 6742266). 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 We are never prepared for the passing of a loved one, even when the passing comes after a long and serious illness. And when the loss is sudden and unexpected, the shock can be overwhelming. No matter the circumstances of loss, there is always sadness, heartache, and emptiness. You have a right to grieve and to heal. Healing doesnt mean forgetting your loss. You never will. Rather, healing helps you to accept it as part of your life and move on. If youre one of the family members we have served, we would like you to know you are still in our thoughts. No matter how short, no matter how long, a life lived is never lost to those who remember. 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: btownumc@yahoo.com 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 Heating & Air ConditioningFL LIC. # CMC1249570(850) 674-4777Whaley Whaley Social for seniorsParthenon Healthcare of Blountstown hosts several socials a month for Calhoun County Senior Citizens. One social a month is a special time for exercise with our therapy department who presents useful skills in maintaining balance, preventing falls, and overall strengthening techniques. Come join us for fun refreshments and fellowship. Please contact the Calhoun County Senior Citizens at 674-4163 for date/times. Covenant Hospice is "We Honor Veterans" partnerDo your early school aged children like reading books, coloring, doing crafts and just having fun? Then, bring your youngsters to the Altha Library, 15225 NW County Road 274, each Saturday morning at 10:30 am. Parents and their children through third grade will discover something new every week during an interesting and enjoyable family hour. For more information, contact Lavaine Williams or Darlene Earhart, AmeriCorps*VISTA at the Altha Library, 762-8280Storytime offered at the Altha Library G G o o t t N N e e w w s s ? ? 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