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Title: The Bay beacon
Portion of title: Beacon
Physical Description: v. : ill. ; 58 cm.
Language: English
Publisher: Bayou Enterprises
Place of Publication: Niceville, Fla
Publication Date: 06-22-2011
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Spatial Coverage: United States of America -- Florida -- Okaloosa -- Niceville
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General Note: Description based on: May 11, 1994.
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For information or to
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The Military
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at AmVets Post 78, 910
Valastics Avenue.
Tickets for the dinner
are $10. The public is
invited to come view
and bid on auction
items.
For info and tickets:
729-2748 or 585-8967.
Tuesday. 6 p.m.
The Friends of the
Niceville
AM- - Library
will
begin
their
summer book discussion
group with "The House
at Riverton" by Kate
Morton.
Info: 729-4070.


Calendar, B-5.


Hoop hop


Gaetz oversees redistricting


By Del Lessard
Beacon Staff Writer
Representing one of the most serpen-
tine legislative districts in Florida, State
Sen. Don Gaetz might seem an odd
choice to head a panel to redraw legisla-
tive lines statewide.
On the other hand, it might make the
Niceville Republican just the person for
the job-a decennial reapportionment
task in which he is being asked to help
balance the interests of incumbent politi-


cians, their parties, ethnic groups, big
cities and rural communities against a
constitutional mandate of equal represen-
tation for all.
Gaetz was scheduled to chair one of
the first of a series of public meetings on
redistricting last night at Fort Walton
Beach High School. The House and
Senate will conduct 26 such meetings
around the state this summer, ending Sept.
1 in Hendry County.
Please see GAETZ, page A-4


Senate District 4


a


The legislative map of Florida is
about to be redrawn. Left, cur-
rent Florida Senate districts.
District 4, which includes
Niceville and Valparaiso,
stretches 130 miles from the
Alabama line west of Pensacola
to Mexico Beach, east of
Panama City. It is represented
by Sen. Don Gaetz, a Niceville
Republican who heads a reap-
portionment panel that began
public hearings this week.

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training wing of the service's
newest warplane are tail num-
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Air Force versions of the tri-
service jet. The first, No. 0746,
top, is expected later this
month, according to Lockheed
Martin Corp., its manufacturer
in Fort Worth, Texas, where the
planes have been undergoing
test flights. Eventually, Eglin's
33rd Fighter Wing will operate
59 of the craft, training pilots
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Suspect eyes plea

in 1988 slaying

of Niceville student


By Del Lessard
Beacon Staff Writer
A 23-year-old murder case is
scheduled to be offi-
cially closed when a
plea deal with the man F
accused, John R. r
McMaster-Wade, is
finalized in a Shalimar
courtroom Monday, '
according to lawyers ...
in the case.
Under an agree-
ment between prose-
cution and defense Joh
attorneys, McMaster- McMas
Wade, 55, also known as John R.
Wade, would receive a life sen-
tence for the 1988 murder of 18-
year-old Niceville High School
student Ulai Sookruetai, accord-


ing to Assistant State Attorney
John Molchan, the prosecutor.
McMaster-Wade is scheduled


hn R.
ter-Wade


to appear before
Okaloosa County Judge
John Brown at 1:30
p.m. Monday in a hear-
ing on the proposed
deal.
It was Molchan who
announced March 28-
at McMaster-Wade
arraignment in
Shalimar-that the state
planned to seek the
death penalty for


McMaster-Wade, on a charge of
first-degree premeditated murder.
Ulai, an outgoing, popular

Please see SLAYING, page A-5


'Top-heavy'


fire district


to cut a chief

By Del Lessard
Beacon Staff Writer
North Bay Fire Chief Joe Miller has to decide
which of his three chief officers to let go.
In the wake of an independent report that found
the fire district to be top heavy with supervisors,
the North Bay Fire District Commission directed
Miller to eliminate one chief positions no later than
Sept. 30 in order to cut costs.
The action, expected to save at least $60,000 a
year, came by a 3-1 vote during the commission's
June 14 meeting.
Jim Miller, chairman of the fire commission, had
tasked the board to provide Fire Chief Miller, no
relation, with specific budgetary guidance during
its regular monthly meeting June 14. A week prior
commissioners focused on cost-cutting recommen-
dations made by an outside consulting group.
North Bay fire commissioners also voted 3-1 to
reduce the number of fiL lihik ii, on each of three
shift crews, from five to four-but to do so through
Please see CUT, page A-3


After 15 ye ars,

grieving mom

still wonders,

%What if?'

By Kenneth Books
Beacon Staff Writer
Bridget Brooks can't help
but wonder what her son's life
would have been be like.
"Would he have a wife,
would he have children?" she
said Friday. "They took away
him and any future family
members he would have
brought to us." Joseph Rimkus
Her son, Joseph Rimkus, of Villa Tasso, was
among the 19 U.S. airmen killed June 25, 1996, in
a terrorist attack on their quarters, the Khobar
Towers in Dhahran, Saudi Arabia.
"I just think about him all the time," said Mrs.
Brooks, of Bluewater Bay.
The 15th anniversary of the Khobar bombing
will be commemorated in an 8:30 a.m. memorial
service on Eglin Air Force Base Friday. Twelve of
Please see GRIEVING, page A-3


Beacon photo by Del Lessard
Summer humidity couldn't dampen the energy and enthusiasm of nearly 250 children who raced the game
clock Thursday, part of five days of sports, recreation, arts, science, drama, music, Bible study and worship
at WinShape Camps C3, a week-long day camp sponsored by local churches, businesses and Chick-fil-A, and
held on the grounds of the First Baptist Church of Niceville. The day camp, led by a traveling group of 23 col-
lege-age staffers and 45 local volunteers, visited Niceville for the second year in a row. Above, Asher
Anderson, 7, of Crestview, tackles a challenge course.


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A Valparaiso building-mate-
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years said it would wind up its
business at the end of June.
Another company plans to use
the site for a similar operation.
Owner Carolyn Fleming con-
firmed that Coastal Materials of
Alabama Inc., 157 John Sims
Parkway, Valparaiso, would
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The company was estab-
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changed the zoning from resi-
dential to commercial for Lot 14
in Nathey Estates, at the comer
of Palmetto Avenue and Early
Street.
The proposal would have
rezoned the south half of Lot 14,
Nathey Estates, from R-2, sin-
gle- or multiple-family residen-
tial, to C-2, general commercial.
The change was requested by
Tonya L'Orange, owner, who


planned to operate a U-Haul
rental business, possibly to
include the storage and rental of
propane gas cylinders.
It was opposed by residential
neighbors of the undeveloped
tract.
The council vote was a 2-2
deadlock, meaning the measure
failed to pass.
Voting to rezone were coun-
cil members Judy Boudreaux
and Al Swihart.
Voting against were William
Thomas and Bill Smith. Smith
had previously supported the
rezoning.
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Page A-3


GRIEVING
From page A-1
the 19 dead, including Airman
First Class Rimkus, were
deployed from Eglin. About
500 more people of several
nationalities were wounded in
the blast.
A 46-count murder indict-
ment handed down by a federal
grand jury in 2001 named 13
Saudis and a Lebanese as perpe-
trators, and alleged that ele-
ments of the Iranian government
oversaw them.
Bridget Brooks remains furi-
ous that no one, apparently, has
been brought to account.
"Nothing happened to Iran,"
she said. "I don't understand
why our government never pur-
sued justice or why Saudi
Arabia didn't pursue justice."
But she has nothing but
praise and respect for Eglin and
its annual memorial ceremony,
which is not open to the public.
"The folks at Eglin are very
supportive," she said. "I believe
they're very sincere. It's just the
caliber of the people in the U.S.
Air Force that they stand by
their people and the families of
the people. It's pretty awesome."
Occupying Khobar Towers,


CUT
From page A-1
attrition rather than lay-offs.
Chief Miller had already begun
instituting this reduction policy
by not filling firefighter vacan-
cies as they occur to deal with a
budget deficit in the current
budget year.
Finally, fire commissioners
recommended a tentative mill-
age rate of 2.35 mills be set for
the upcoming fiscal year, again
by a vote of 3-1.
The tentative millage rate is a
proposed property tax rate that
is used on Truth in Millage
(TRIM) notices mailed out by
the Okaloosa County Property
Appraiser in early August.
Tentative millage rates are often
reduced-but almost never
raised-during public hearings
in September when the final tax
rate is set.
The North Bay fire board met
the previous week in workshop
to go over the recommendations
of an outside management con-
sulting group, the Northwest
Florida State College Institute
of Senior Professionals. ISP had
recommended several personnel
cutbacks to help the fire district
get its budget under control.
Fire district chair Miller stat-
ed that while many other gov-
ernmental bodies last year cut
their budget due to the poor
economy and declining property
values and thus declining rev-
enue, North Bay had not. He


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an eight-story housing complex
constructed by the Saudis in
1979, were service members
from the U.S., Saudi Arabia,
France and the United
Kingdom. They were part of an
air-defense unit.
The explosion was created by
a sewer truck packed with
between 3,000 and 8,000
pounds of gasoline and explo-
sive powder and parked outside
the Khobar Towers perimeter


said that the fire district had
increased its property tax mill-
age rates over the past three
years, jumping from 1.7827
mills in 2008 to the current 2.25
mills. While he praised Fire
Chief Joe Miller for doing a
"yeoman's job" in working the
current year that started with a
budget deficit, he said he didn't
want to raise the millage rate
this year.
"I don't see how we can
remain so top-heavy and stay
within the budget, said
Commissioner Jerry Cashion.
District tax rolls shrank by
about 1.2 percent this year,
according to the preliminary
property values released by the
property appraiser last month.
But Commissioner Janet
Santner argued that keeping four
chief officers allows the fire
department to roll a second
truck when the shift crew is out
on another call. She said people
she talks with say "what is a life
worth," or talk about response
times by the fire department
whose main calls are for med-
ical problems. "I am fine with
raising the millage," Santner
said.
Those voting to cut one sen-
ior staff slot and reduce the
number of fiitlihiiil, on each
crew from five to four, were
commissioners Karen Benegas,
Cashion and Miller.
After discussion of proposals
ranging from the current 2.25
mills (Cashion) to 2.5 mills
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fence. The shaped charge, which
focused the effect of the explo-
sion on the towers, was capable
of delivering a blast equal to
about 20,000 pounds of TNT,
according to a later assessment
of the Defense Special Weapons
Agency.
The death toll could have
been much worse. Air Force
Staff Sgt. Alfredo R. Guerrero
spotted the truck and an accom-
panying Datsun sedan, consid-


and Miller voted to set the tenta-
tive millage rate at 2.35 mills.
Santner voted in opposition on
the millage rate, as she also did
on cutting one chief's slot and
reducing the number of fire-
fighters on each shift. Treasurer
Steven Strait was absent from
the meeting.
Chief Miller said he expects
to make a decision on which
chief's slot to eliminate by late
July. He said the decision will
be his alone, as commissioners
directed. Duties will subse-
quently have to be reshuffled
among the remaining staff, he
said.
In addition to Chief Miller,
North Bay chiefs are Gary
Jordan, assistant fire chief,
Lloyd Losinger, assistant fire
chief/fire marshal, and Joseph
"Butch" Parker, training and
EMS division chief.
Chief Miller said the staff
reduction would allow him to
also look at deleting one of the
four staff vehicles, pickup
trucks, used by each of the cur-
rent chiefs. The ISP report had
recommended downsizing the
current four staff vehicles as
another cost-cutting measure,
and commission chairman
Miller had also suggested a
vehicle reduction when com-


A A terrorist blast
shattered the
Khobar Towers mili-
tary-housing com-
plex in Dhahran,
Saudi Arabia, on
I June 25, 1996,
killing 19 U.S. air-
men, 12 of them
from Eglin Air Force
Base.








ered it a possible threat, and
began a floor-by-floor evacua-
tion of the building.
As a result, when the bomb
was detonated, many airmen
were in the stairwell, which was
constructed in heavy marble and
was among the best-fortified
areas in Khobar Towers.
Guerrero received the
Airman's Medal, the highest
American peacetime award for
valor, for his actions.


missioners voted the staff cut.
Cashion also announced his
resignation effective July 15.
The chairman advised fellow
commissioners he hoped to have
some candidates to consider for
appoint to the board vacancy at
their July 12 meeting, at 7 p.m.
at the fire station, 1024 White
Point Road.


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-THE BAY BEACON


Wednesday, June 22, 2011


GAETZ
From page A-1

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redraw their legislative and con-
gressional boundaries every 10
years, following the U.S. Census,
in order to equalize their popula-
tions. The requirement is that no
lawmaker's district in a given gov-
erning body contain more or less
people than any other-the "one
person, one vote" rule.
Just as Florida has grown
faster than many other states,
gaining 2.8 million residents in 10
years, so has growth been
unequally distributed within the
Sunshine State.
Hence the electoral map must
be redrawn in time for candidates
to file for Florida's August 2012
primary elections.
Next January Gaetz's commit-
tee, and its counterpart in the
Florida House, will submit a bill
with proposed new maps for each
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In a radio interview last week,
Gaetz said he expects ordinary
people to want districts that
include "communities of interest,"
such as where people are involved
in commerce and industry, where
they go to church, and where their
children play ball. As one exam-
ple, Gaetz said "the inland towns
of Holt and DeFuniak Springs
have more in common than
Destin along the coast," a reflec-
tion of Northwest Florida's cur-
rent divide between rural and
coastal legislative districts.
Such thinking has governed
Florida apportionment since
Reconstruction.
But this year there's a new ele-
ment-some would say a wild
card. In 2010 Florida voters
passed a constitutional amend-
ment that requires that legislative
"districts must be compact, as
equal in population as feasible,
and where feasible must make use
of existing city, county and geo-
graphical boundaries."
"Compact" is not a word that
comes to mind in describing
Gaetz' senate district, or indeed
that of a number of Florida's leg-


islative districts.
Gaetz represents Senate
District 4, which extends 130
miles from the Alabama line west
of Pensacola to Mexico Beach,
east of Panama City, a stone's
throw from the Eastern time zone.
At its widest north-south point,
the district, which includes
Niceville and Valparaiso, extends
just 20 miles. At its narrowest
point of dry land, an uninhabited
strip of Air Force dunes on Santa
Rosa Island south of Hurlburt
Field, it measures barely 600
yards.
In relation to its minimum
width, Senate District 4 in length
is among the longest in Florida,
snaking along the coastal parts of
five counties, excluding the rural
northern parts, represented by
District 2 Sen. Greg Evers of
Baker.
Intentionally or not, Senate
District 4 and its northern neigh-
bor District 2 look for all the
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handily won reelection in the
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"My intention is to have the
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tive redistricting plan in the
United States," said Gaetz, chair-
man of the Florida Senate
Reapportionment Committee,
which will help guide the redis-
tricting process over the coming
year.
Gaetz's own District 4 is a case
in point, Having lagged in growth
compared with the state average,
it is now home to 433,628 people
but should represent 470,000,
according to the math of reappor-
tionment. Underpopulated (and
thus over-represented) by 7.7 per-
cent, District 4 must expand
accordingly before the 2012 elec-
tions.
Reflecting shifts in relative
population growth, census data
shows Florida will gain two con-
gressional seats, boosting the state
to 27, at the expense of slower-
growing states. That practically
guarantees changes in Northwest
Florida's two congressional dis-
tricts-the U.S. District 1 seat
held by U.S. Rep. Jeff Miller and
the District 2 seat of U.S. Rep.
Steve Southerland, who split the
Niceville area between them.


With 5.4 percent of the votes in
the Electoral College in 2012,
Florida will become even more of
a must-win state for presidential
politics, Gaetz noted.
Gaetz explained that block-by-
block U.S. Census data became
available in April, showing the
exact number of people and
including population descriptors
such as age, minority status, home
ownership and so on. The descrip-
tors are important in drawing dis-
trict lines, he said, in order for
Florida to comply with the feder-
al Voting Rights Act. The census
data has been placed online with
software legislators use to redraw
district lines, allowing all
Floridians with access to high
speed Internet connection to try
their own hand at redrawing the
districts.
Web pages hosted by both the
House and Senate have informa-
tion about redistricting and how
citizens can create and submit
their own redistricting maps.
"We hope citizens will turn out
to offer specific ideas about draw-
ing districts that comply with fed-
eral and state laws and provide the
best representation for their part
of the state," House Speaker
Designate Will Weatherford said.
"We have provided the tools to
make this the most interactive
redistricting ever, all we need now
is for citizens to get engaged in
drawing their districts," Gaetz
said.
House and Senate reapportion-
ment committees will sift through
plans and advice submitted
throughout the public hearing
process and apply legal require-
ments, then submit a bill with new
districts in January 2012. The bill
will be available for amendment
and legal challenges, he said.
Asked if his own Senate dis-
trict-which stretches across the
southern parts of five counties
between Escambia and Bay coun-


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ties- would meet the legal
requirements for redistricting,
Gaetz replied that he can't simply
say, "I'd like all of Okaloosa
County" in his district. Each
Florida Senate district will repre-
sent about 490,000 people, he
said. In Northwest Florida, seats
held by senators Greg Evers, Bill
Montford and Gaetz will be
affected by the redistricting.
Gaetz said he'll run for elec-
tion in whatever district his
Niceville home ends up in.
Asked about the impact of
Florida's constitutional
Amendment 5 and Amendment
6-which Gaetz opposed last
year before the voters passed
them, he said, "Congressional dis-
tricts or districting plans may not
be drawn to favor or disfavor an
incumbent or political party."
However, the lawmaker
warned, "draw the first line" of
any proposed district, and "at least
one incumbent or political party
will likely see it as disfavoring
them."
Gaetz noted that two lawsuits
have already been filed to change
the process or outcome. "That's
just the beginning," he said. "We
expect multiple lawsuits costing
millions of taxpayers' dollars" to
defend.
On Jan. 10, 2012, the legisla-
ture will convene in Tallahassee to
adopt a joint resolution proposing
new state Senate and House dis-
tricts by March. Whatever redis-
tricting plan emerges from the
Legislature, it will be reviewed
first by the State Supreme Court,
then by the Department of Justice.
Those reviews must be done in
time for Florida's 2012 qualifying
period for federal and state
offices, set for June 18-22, 2012.
Given the likelihood of legal
challenges, Gaetz conceded that,
"At the end of the day, the courts
may draw the lines." The courts
did just that in 1967, ending a
bruising, five-year reapportion-
ment fight between two factions
of the Democratic party that pit-
ted, among others, North Florida
rural counties against South
Florida's cities, which were
swelling with new settlers from
northern states.
This time, will Floridians see
bipartisanship in the Republican-
controlled Legislature during the
redistricting effort?
"No, of course not," Gaetz
replied. Redistricting "is not pol-
icy, that's politics."
For more information go to the
Florida Senate website at fisen-
ate.gov/Session/Redistricting/Hea
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floridaredistricting.org.


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SLAYING
From page A-1
junior at NHS, was last seen alive
at a Niceville convenience store
Sept. 13,
1988. On
Nov. 16,
1988, at
about 2:28
p.m., a man
collecting p
scrap metal
three miles
south of
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body in a
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yards off Highway 85. Her fully
clothed body was tied up in a
sheet, along with her purse and
schoolbooks. The box also con-
tained pillows and a sleeping bag
which, like the sheet, were miss-
ing their labels.
Because of a Crimestoppers
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pect in the slaying from the begin-
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Okaloosa County Sheriff's Office
have stated. But it wasn't until a
Florida Department of Law
Enforcement "cold case" team in
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tigators obtained enough evidence
for an indictment, they said.
When the indictment came
down last August, McMaster-
Wade was already serving a life
sentence in Florida on an unrelat-
ed conviction for kidnapping, sex-
ual battery and lewd and lascivi-
ous act on a child under the age of
16. He was transferred from the
Taylor Correctional Institution to
the Okaloosa County Jail in
February to face the local charge.
The life sentence which he
would receive under the agree-
ment in the Sookruetai slaying
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cause of death was "more than
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Ulai's parents, who live outside
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daughter's accused killer a life
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Niceville
-The Niceville Fire Department responded to the following calls from June 13, 2011,
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Street Situation Date Time
E. John Sims Pkwy .................... Vehicle crash..................06/13/11 ............12:31
3rd Street ..................................... M medical ........................... 06/13/11 ............13:17
E. John Sims Pkwy ......................Medical.............................06/13/11 ............14:17
Forest Lake Terrace ......................M edical.............................06/14/11 ............09:09
27th Street ................................... M medical ........................... 06/14/11 ............10:31
E. College Blvd............................. M medical ........................... 06/14/11 ............12:40
S . Partin Drive ............................. M medical ........................... 06/14/11 ............13:17
Yacht Club Drive.......................... Alarm activation ...............06/14/11 ............16:20
Perdido Circle .............................. Service call..................... 06/14/11 ............16:35
N . Partn Drive ............................. M medical ........................... 06/14/11 ............16:51
Reeves Street.............................. Alarm activation ...............06/14/11 ............18:18
H ill Lane ....................................... M medical ........................... 06/14/11 ............19:22
Palm Blvd./John Sims.................Vehicle crash..................06/14/11 ............22:58
PhyllisAvenue ................................M medical ..............................06/15/11 ............08:43
Perdido Circle ................................Medical .............................06/15/11 ............12:22
W eeden Island Drive................... Medical........................... 06/15/11 ............15:39
Vehicle Crash .............................. Vehicle crash.................. 06/15/11 ............16:52
Evergreen Avenue....................... Medical........................... 06/15/11 ............18:20
E. John Sims Pkwy .....................Alarm activation ...............06/16/11 ............08:07
31st Street.................................... M medical ........................... 06/16/11 ............10:40
Twin Cites Blvd ...................... Medical .......................06/16/11 ............10:44
3rd Street ....................................... Medical ............................. 06/16/11 ............12:05
SR85N ......................................... Vehicle crash.................. 06/16/11 ............17:07
C college Blvd................................. M medical ........................... 06/16/11 ............18:11
Valparaiso Blvd............................ Vehicle crash.................. 06/16/11 ............19:53
W. John Sims Pkwy.....................Vehicle crash..................06/16/11 ............19:58
E. John Sims Pkwy...................... Medical........................... 06/17/11 ............08:56
E. John Sims Pkwy. .................... Medical........................... 06/17/11 ............08:54
N . Partin Drive ............................. M medical ........................... 06/17/11 ............15:00
N . Partin Drive ............................. M medical ........................... 06/18/11 ............00:12
W . John Sims Pkwy..................... Medical........................... 06/18/11 ............01:09
W. John Sims Pkwy.....................Vehicle crash..................06/18/11 ............09:24
E. College Blvd............................. M medical ........................... 06/18/11 ............10:48
28th Street ................................... M medical ........................... 06/18/11 ............18:19
W . John Sims Pkwy..................... Medical...........................06/19/11 ............ 01:40
SR85N ........................................... Alarm activation ...............06/19/11 ............05:35
Peachtree Way..............................Medical .............................06/19/11 ............09:19
M cEwen Drive ............................. M medical ........................... 06/19/11 ............12:10
Elm Street......................................Other fire ............ 06/19/11 ............17:09
Powell Drive...................................Medical .............................06/19/11 ............19:59
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North Bay
The North Bay Fire Department responded to the following calls June 13, 2011,
through June 19, 2011.
Location Situation Date Time
N. White Point Road...............Medical assist EMS ..............06/13/11 .............03:21
Evans Road ..........................EMS excluding vehicle .........06/13/11 .............09:16
Cedar Street............................EMS excluding vehicle .........06/14/11 .............09:43
Don Blizzard Road ............... Building fire.......................... 06/14/11 .............11:04
E. Highway 20.........................Dispatched, canceled ...........06/14/11 .............11:25
Providence Way......................Medical assist EMS ..............06/14/11 .............21:28
White Point Road..................Alarm activation..... ............06/15/11 .............07:17
Highway 20 & Range Road ...Motor vehicle accident..........06/15/11 .............13:13
White Point Road..................Medical assist EMS ..............06/15/11 .............13:32
White Point Road..................Alarm activation...................06/15/11 .............15:04
Cedar Street.......................... Medical assist EMS ..............06/15/11 .............15:54
Olde Post Road ......................Alarm activation.....................06/16/11 .............09:15
Turnberry Cove.....................EMS excluding vehicle ......... 06/17/11.............08:07
N. White Point Road...............EMS excluding vehicle .........06/17/11 .............10:31
Washington Avenue................Dispatched, canceled ...........06/17/11 .............11:10
Sunset Cove .........................EMS excluding vehicle .........06/17/11 .............12:39
Chantilly Circle...................... Medical assist EMS ..............06/17/11 .............16:20
Bluewater Boulevard..............Motor vehicle accident..........06/17/11 .............20:46
Ingrid Court........................... EMS excluding vehicle .........06/18/11 .............06:19
Bay Drive............................... EMS excluding vehicle .........06/18/11 .............08:10
State Road 293.....................No incident found................06/18/11 .............22:25
N. White Point Road...............EMS excluding vehicle .........06/19/11 .............13:13
Elm Street ............................. Dispatched, canceled ...........06/19/11 .............17:13
Jamaica Way ........................EMS excluding vehicle ......... 06/19/11 .............18:26
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Arrests
Anthony Ryan Huenergardt,
22, of 505-C 23rd St., Niceville,
was arrested by Niceville police,
subsequent to a traffic stop for an
expired tag, June 10, on charges
of possession of new legend drug
without a prescription, 11 Keflex
pills, possession of less than 20
grams of marijuana and posses-
sion of drug paraphernalia.
Huenergardt was also charged
with knowingly driving while his
license was suspended.

Adriana Dolly Atuesta-Dean,
a hotel desk clerk, 25, of 315
23rd St., Niceville, was arrested
by Niceville police, subsequent
to a traffic stop for a seat belt vio-
lation, June 12, on a charge of
possession of controlled sub-
stance without a prescription,
two counts, Xanax and
Clonazepam.

Nathaniel Lee Johnson, a
landscaper, 23, of 224 Madison
Ave., Niceville, was arrested by
Niceville police June 11 on a
Washington County warrant for
failure to appear on the original
charges of driving while license
suspended or revoked and viola-
tion of probation.

Victoria Vanessa Bain, 26, of
208-B Camellia Place, Niceville,
was arrested by Niceville police
June 10 on a charge of child
abuse, two counts.

A 15-year-old Niceville High
School student, an Eglin Air
Force Base resident, was arrested
by sheriff's deputies June 6 on a
charge of selling a controlled
substance on the school grounds.
On May 6 the girl allegedly
entered a girls' bathroom in the
600 building of NHS and was
observed by a teacher accepting a
$20 from another girl for a bottle
of pills that were prescribed to
the 15-year-old's mother. The
pills were later identified as
Lortab, a Schedule III narcotic.

Shannah Lee Short, 29, of 304
Reeves St., Lot A-3, Niceville,
was arrested by sheriff's deputies
June 6 on a violation of probation
charge on an original charge of
grand theft.

Phillip James Young, 30, of
1447 Cypress St., Niceville, was
arrested by sheriff's deputies
June 4 on a charge of battery
with prior conviction, domestic
violence.

Adam James Mooney, unem-
ployed, 26, of 1621 Moore St.,
Niceville, was arrested by sher-
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habitual offender.
Thefts
A Niceville resident learned
that his checking account had
insufficient funds when he
attempted to use an ATM June
5. After checking with his bank
the resident learned that some-
one had stolen one of his
checks and used it to buy $179
of merchandise at a local store,
emptying his account. Police
are investigating the theft and
fraudulent activity.

A property owner reported
that sometime June 5-9
unknown persons) removed a
large commercial air-condition-
ing unit from a vacant Niceville
business, 406 John Sims
Parkway, removing an
unknown amount of copper
from inside the unit. The air-
conditioner was valued at
$10,000.

The owner of a vacant com-
mercial building, 95 E. John
Sims Parkway, Niceville,
reported that sometime May
20-June 9 unknown persons)
took copper tubing and an alu-
minum coil from a commercial
air-conditioner behind the
building as well as a length of
copper tubing from a second
air-conditioner at the same
location. The two air-condition-
ing units were made inopera-
tive, and each unit was valued
at $6,000,

A Niceville resident from
the 600 block of Fir Avenue
reported that unknown per-
son(s) stole a 2009 Honda ATV
from a fenced and gated storage
area at the residence sometime
June 9-10. The vehicle was val-
ued at $8,000.

A Bluewater Bay resident
reported June 11 that unknown
persons) stole his golf bag and
clubs from the rear of his golf
cart while the cart was parked
at the Bluewater Bay golf
course clubhouse for about an
hour, sometime June 6.
The victim stated he didn't
notice the clubs were missing
until after he drove the cart
home the same day, then didn't
immediately report the loss to
law enforcement because he
thought the clubs may have
fallen out of the cart on the trip
home.
The victim decided to call
deputies after a clubhouse
employee reported other mem-
bers had recently reported their
clubs stolen as well. The bag
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What do you think about the Okaloosa School Board's

decision to eliminate the School Resource Officer position
at Lewis School in order to save money?


Locations:
Valparaiso T-Pier
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"I don't think "I doubt that all the
that it will be a schools need their
problem. When I own resource officers,
was in school, given current
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came to the Why not let the
school as schools share one or
needed." more resource
officers?"


Laurel Shuffitt, 41,
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customer service


Randy Nelson, 52,
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"I think they should
keep the position if
it's helping the
school."


John Smith, 34,
Niceville,
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"We've come to "I think it's a
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country when we police in the
think we need a school when I
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every school." school."


Donald Brock, 70,
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Allen Tomasko, 31,
Niceville,
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"I believe it's an awful
idea. Education is the
best resource for our
youth, and not having
an authority figure
there to help guide
young minds would be
a loss to our children
and our community."
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From page A-6
and contents were valued at
$1,400.
A Niceville resident from
the 300 block of Greenwood
Way called deputies June 9 to
report a burglary.
The victim said she left the
front door unlocked while wait-
ing for one of her daughters to
return home from work. When
the front door made a known
squeaking noise as it opened,
the victim walked toward the
door saying "hello," then saw
an unknown male or female
peek around the open door,
then run.
The victim said she only saw
part of a head, and that the per-
son appeared to be about six
feet tall and had either dark hair
or was wearing a mask. The
front door had been opened
enough that the suspect was all
the way inside the residence.
Deputies searched the prop-
erty to make sure no one was in
the fenced back yard.

A pharmacy employee, 4582
E. Highway 20, reported a
fraudulent return. On June 6 a
man returned three items for a
cash refund of $99. The items
had been purchased the same
day with a check that did not
clear the bank.

A man who left the windows
of his truck down and the doors
unlocked overnight June 11-12
at a residence in the 1800 block
of Valparaiso Boulevard,
Niceville, reported that
unknown persons) entered the
truck and stole a cooler con-
taining several drinks and a set
of keys.
A Niceville resident report-
ed that she was sitting on a
bench at a local thrift shop,
June 7, when she was searching
her purse for a cell phone and
took her wallet out of the purse


and placed it on the bench. The
victim placed a call and then
moved outside to get better
reception, forgetting about the
wallet and leaving the store.
When the victim realized her
wallet was missing she returned
to the store but nothing had
been turned in and a search of
the building, restroom and trash
did not find the wallet, which
contained $14 cash, a credit
card and driver's license.
Criminal Mischief
Vandal(s) caused about


$3,200 damage to a construc-
tion site for the Mid-Bay
Bridge overpass near Range
Road, it was reported June 9.
About 30 feet of silk and wire
mesh fence had been run over
with a bulldozer while about
120 feet of a wire fence and
two wooden poles were also
run over by the equipment.
The machine was found cov-
ered in mud in a different loca-
tion than where it had been
parked. A small panel that cov-
ers the fuel filter had been
snapped off and a fire extin-


guisher had been discharged in
the cab. The victim stated there
had been several incidents of
theft and damage at the con-
struction sites on Range Road
and off Highway 20 while
working on the project.

Other
Derek Kenneth Cloud, a
restaurant busser, 19, of 710
Dianne St., Niceville, was
issued a notice to appear by
sheriff's deputies June 3 on a
charge of underage possession
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By Molly Mosher
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Jade Reindl, a rising junior
at Niceville High School, was
selected to participate in the
Young Democrats of America
High School Leadership
Academy, a four-
day event held in
Washington, D.C.,
June 17-20.
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essay on Barack
Obama and her pre-
vious experience,
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spots in the academy.
Jade first became seriously
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ple to consider voting for the


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peers. I researched
the best I could at
13 years old and
decided, yes, the
Democratic Party is
best for me at this
time, and I wanted
to do all I could to
participate even
though I could
not-and cannot-


vote yet."
After being accepted, Jade
had to deal with the question
of how to raise the money for
the trip.
Please see YOUNG, page B-2


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son of John and Bonnie
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May 2011. He is a 2004 gradu-
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Science in Nursing program at
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beginning July 18. Morell is a
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High School at Northwest
Florida State College, and
received her Bachelor of
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graduates. Eight hundred and four
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semester that ended in May.
Following are the graduates
from the Niceville-Valparaiso
area.
Graduates earning Highest
Honors, a grade point average of
4.0, include:
Associate of Arts
Degree-Highest Honors:
Niceville: Joy Armbrester,
Kevin Alexander Pabst, Carla
Smith.
Graduates earning High
Honors, a grade point average of
3.8 to 3.99 include:
Bachelor of Applied
Science Degree in Project
Management-High
Honors:
Valparaiso: Sean Stephen
Walker.
Associate of Arts
Degree-High Honors:
Niceville: Mary Balthazar,
Victoria Raquel Dejesus-
Mendoza, Fonda Desantos,
Heather Eiler, Alexis Elliott, Julie-
Ann Pham, Matthew Ruff,
Timothy Stark, Caitlyn Williams.
Valparaiso: Luke Ausley,
Amanda Kreger.
Associate of Applied
Science Degree-High
Honors:
Niceville: Timothy Stark.
Associate of Science
Degree-High Honors:
Niceville: Tessa Sartin.
Graduates earning Honors, a
grade point average of 3.5 to 3.79,
include:
Associate of Arts
Degree-Honors:
Niceville: Pierce Agnew,
Aislinn Bailey, Jessica Barth,


Jonathan Louis Duckworth,
Annabelle Dunbar, Stephen
Farrell, Cari Foley, Erika Francks,
Isabella Ghim, Nicholas Harvey,
Tanya Keel, David Miller,
Kristen-Michelle Ormsbee,
Austin Phillips, Mary Rahm,
Joshua Wagner.
Associate of Applied
Science Degree-Honors:
Niceville: Bethany Bronson.
Associate of Science
Degree-Honors:
Niceville: Christopher Kidder,
Kurt Schott, Brittany Smith.
Valparaiso: Ralph Mathews II.
Certificate-Honors:
Niceville: Charlene Birch,
Colby Fanto, Traci Goodhart.


Students who successfully
completed the requirements for a
degree or certificate include:
Bachelor of Applied
Science Degree in Project
Management:
Niceville: Christopher Adams,
Cycler Celestine, Melissa
Kaskela.
Bachelor of Science:
BS-Education:
Niceville: Marissa Foreman,
Caitlin Laird, Ashlee Smith,
Charles Smith 111.
Associate of Arts Degree:
Niceville: Michelle Angeloro,
Paul Bernier, Pamela Betancourt,
Mathew Blood, Simone Bowers,
Tonya Breen, Daniel Bristol,
Paolo Buenaventura, Daniel


Burkhalter, Cycler Celestine,
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Ashley Eller, Rebecca Ennis,
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Jeni Hall, Judith Harville, Martha
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Andrew Huenergardt, Laura
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Associate of Applied
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David Meneses, Cole Theriault.
Associate of Science:
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Ewen, Robin Hankins, Candice
Holley, Maribeth M.r.i.iinll'.
Jessica Tuznik.
Certificate:
Niceville: Joseph Burns, Dale
Edwards, Keith Laflin, Adam
Lehman, Chris McHugh, Adare
Morell, Robert Reid, Shawn
Richardson Sr., Dillon Syfrett,
Patreece Tusai.
Applied Technology
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Sapp-Campbell
Gary and Angela Sapp of
Pensacola announce the engage-
ment of their daughter, Ashley
Michelle Sapp, to K.C.
Christopher Campbell, son of
James and Gail Campbell of
Niceville.
The bride-to-be is a graduate
of Tate High School and is com-
pleting her Associate of Art
Degree at Pensacola State
College. Ashley works for
Gonzalez Baptist Church as a
pre-school teacher in their Step


Ashley Michelle Sapp and
K.C. Christopher Campbell
by Step Children's Enrichment
Center. She will pursue her
bachelor's degree, and eventual-
ly her master's, in social work
and plans a career in counseling
with a focus on children and
teenagers.
The groom-to-be graduated
from Niceville High School and
earned his Bachelor of Science


degree in criminology from
Florida State University. K.C. is
currently employed with the
Okaloosa County Sheriff's
Office.
The couple's wedding will be
on Oct. 8, 2011, at East Brent
Baptist Church in Pensacola.
They plan a honeymoon to the
Caribbean on the Disney Dream
cruise ship followed by a stay at
Walt Disney World. After the
wedding, the couple will reside
in Niceville.
Laubsch-Virgilio
Charles and Michelle
Laubsch of Niceville announce
the engagement of their daugh-
ter, Megan Nichole Laubsch, to
Steven Anthony Virgilio.
Megan graduated from


Steven Anthony Virgilio and
Megan Nichole Laubsch
Rocky Bayou Christian School
in 2007 and is a full-time mom
to her daughter Olive.
Steven graduated from
Hauppauge High School in
Long Island, N.Y., is and is
EOD specialist with the United
States Navy.
The couple plans to wed in
the spring of 2012.


Fireworks fundraisers


In a final push to raise funds
for the annual Boggy Bayou
fireworks display, the
Fireworks Committee
announces the following ways
to contribute.
Patriotic T-shirts designed
by local artist Lynette Meisen
went on sale yesterday at the
Niceville Library, Niceville and
Valparaiso city halls, Coastal
Bank and Trust, Cafe Bienville,
American Athletic Uniforms
and Parkway Veterinary Clinic.
If you experience traffic at
the corner of Palm Boulevard
and Highway 20, it is not due to
an accident. It's a roadblock set
up by the Eglin Association of


YOUNG
From page B-1
So, she went to local
Democrats. She raised $50 on
June 6 marching in the Billy
Bowlegs parade. June 8, she
earned around $500 at the
Democratic Women's meeting.
On June 9, she went to Red
Lobster with the Hootenanny
Social Club, and by the end of the


Chief Master Sergeants and the
Airman Leadership School to
collect donations for the show.
The Fireworks Committee
will hold a steak dinner at the
Niceville Community Center
June 30, 5-8 p.m. The dinner
will include steak, salad, pota-
to, roll and a drink for $10.
Tickets must be purchased in
advance and are on sale at the
Niceville Library, Niceville
City Hall and Coastal Bank.
Steak dinners can be enjoyed
dine-in or take away.
The fireworks will be held
July fourth at 8 p.m., unless it
rains, then they will be resched-
uled to the fifth.


night had more than $1,300,
exceeding her goal of $1,000.
"I was so grateful," said Jade.
"We Dems stick together and sup-
port each other."
Jade will leave for the academy
June 17, where she will have the
opportunity to take in seminars
dealing with youth-oriented polit-
ical topics, tours of the Capital and
Capitol building, and meetings
with guest politicians.


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From page B-1
Science
in Inte-
grated
Health
Science
f r o me
S Stetson
S Univer-
sity on
January
Adare Morell 1 7
2011.
She is the daughter of
Robert and Venita Morell
of Niceville.

Teri Nicole Lee,
daughter of Alicia Lee
and single mother of two,
Alana and Alaya, gradu-
ated from Troy University
with a Master of Science
in management with a
concentration in human
resource management.
Lee, a 2000 graduate
of Niceville High School,
a 2003 graduate of
Okaloosa-Walton
Community College with
an Associate of Arts in
Criminal Justice and a
2005 graduate of the
University of West
Florida with a Bachelor
of Arts in Criminal
Justice, has been accept-
ed into the Doctor of
Philosophy in
Psychology program at
North Central University.

Georgia Pearce,
daughter of Melissa and
Steve Pearce of
Bluewater Bay, was one
of 375 U.S. students
selected to attend the
U.S. Naval Academy
Summer STEM (Science,
T l ,h ,.., Engineering,
Mathematics) program.
She is attending the camp
from June 20-26. Pearce
is a junior at Niceville
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Freeport High School's broadcast class, Bulldog Productions, took first place in the 2011 Emerald Coast Public Relations
(ECPRO) Student Campaign Competition. Students were asked to pick a current issue relevant to high schoolers and cre-
ate awareness about it. Freeport High students won the competition with "Prom Safety." Pictured is the first place Freeport
High Bulldog Productions team.



Teaching

....students to

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Waste Management donated
$65,000 to the E.O. Wilson
Biophilia Center, Freeport, to
teach students about waste
and recycling. The money will
go toward the adoption of a
, classroom where students will
learn about about landfills,
renewable energy projects and
W composting. Pictured, from
,.,, 1 left, Laura Sell, Biophilia
Center environmental educa-
tor; Amy Boyson, community
affairs manager of Waste
/ Management; Christy Scally,
director of the center; and
Donna Allen, educational out-
reach for the center.


ROCKY
From page B-1
West Florida, $4,000; Twin Cities
Hospital Auxiliary Scholarship,
$1,000.
Amani Beliveau-Palm
Beach Atlantic University
$52,800 including Florida
Medallion Scholar.
Ryan Burns-Covenant
Christian College, Basketball
Scholarship, $58,000; Florida
Academic Scholar; Cedarville
University, $32,000;
Southeastern University,
$37,700; Palm Beach Atlantic
University, $36,000; King's
College, $56,000; Barry
University, $53,000; Rhodes
College, $76,640; Liberty
University, $42,000; Millsaps
College, $88,000; Eglin Officer's
Spouses Club Scholarship,
$1,000; Niceville Valparaiso
Rotary Club Scholarship, $1,000;
Knights of Columbus
Scholarship; $1,000; FHSAA
Academic All Star Team
Scholarship, $1,000.
Morgan Canales-
Northwest Florida State College;
Florida Medallion Scholar.
Julia Denney-Northwest
Florida State College; Florida
Academic Scholar; Huntingdon
College, $56,000; Robert Morris
University, $12,000;
Southeastern University,
$28,000; Palm Beach Atlantic
University, $28,000; Taylor
Haugen Memorial Scholarship
Award, $1,500; Knights of
Columbus Scholarship, $1,000.
Nathan Duffey-Florida
Medallion Scholar, pending.
Jacob Emerick-Baylor
University, $56,000; Florida
Academic Scholar; Florida


Atlantic University, Wilkes Honor
college, $28,400.
Zachary Gadzinski-
Northwest Florida State College;
Florida Medallion Scholar; Air
Force Research Lab Scholarship,
$1,000; Michael H. Minger
Memorial Scholarship, $1,000.
Shannon Guthrie-
Northwest Florida State College;
Florida Medallion Scholar;
Liberty University, $10,500.
Jonathan Hager-Northwest
Florida State College; Florida
Medallion Scholar, pending.
Ashley Hannay- Northwest
Florida State College; Florida
Medallion Scholar, pending;
Liberty University, $11,500;
Southeastern University, $8,000;
Trevecca Nazarene College,
$10,000; Florida Atlantic
University, $8,000.
Victor Johns-Northwest
Florida State College; Florida
Medallion Scholar.
Katie Kaim-Belhaven
University,Soccer Scholarship,
$72,000; Palm Beach Atlantic
University, $60,000.
Emily Kent-Westmont
College, $48,000; Florida
Academic Scholar; Hope
College, $24,000; Calvin
College, $18,000.
Katie Kerstein-Northwest
Florida State College; Florida
Medallion Scholar.
Susannah Lennon-
Northwest Florida State College;
Florida Medallion Scholar.
Alan Long-Troy University;
Knight of Columbus Scholarship,
$500.
Kathryn Lorenz-Florida
State University, $9,600; Florida
Academic Scholar; University of
South Florida, $10,250;
University of Central Florida;
$9,000; King's College, $56,000.


Hannah Moore-Troy
University, $78,750; Florida
Medallion Scholar; University of
Southern Alabama, $14,000;
Southeastern University,
$28,000; Birmingham Southern
College, $48,000; University of
Mobile, $28,000.
Bradley Paskell-Northwest
Florida State College; Florida
Academic Scholar; Samford
University, $32,000; Palm Beach
Atlantic University, $45,700;
Belhaven University, $30,000.
Laura Pate-Valencia
Community College; Florida
Medallion Scholar; Belhaven
University, $25,000; Drexel
University, $16,000; Barry
University, $50,000; Oglethorpe
University, $24,000;
Southeastern University, $5,150.
Hannah Peters-Faulkner
State Community
College,Volleyball Scholarship,
$15,000.
Teresa Riker-Northwest
Florida State College; Florida
Medallion Scholar; Savannah
College of Art and Design,
$50,000; Jacksonville University,
$52,000; Belhaven University,
$35,200; Anderson University,
$52,000.
Kathryn Rogers-Montreat
College, Volleyball Scholarship,
$36,000; Nyack College
$119,000; Florida College,
$20,000; University of the
Cumberlands, $24,000.
Miranda Sasser-Northwest
Florida State College; Florida
Medallion Scholar; University of
West Florida, $11,500.
Ben Schaeffler-Palm Beach
Atlantic University, $32,000;
Florida Medallion Scholar; Troy
University, $48,000; Samford
University, $28,000.
Emily Steele-University of


Florida; Florida Academic
Scholar; Cedarville University,
$32,000; Florida State University,
$9,600; Liberty University,
$52,100; Trinity Baptist College,
$7,250; Eglin Officer's Spouses
Club Scholarship, $1,000.
John Stevenson-Centenary
College, Swim Scholarship,
$93,600; Florida Academic
Scholar; Huntingdon College,
$56,000; Belhaven University,
$38,000; Palm Beach Atlantic
University, $72,580.
Joseph Sung-Princeton
University, $197,120; Florida
Academic Scholar; Cedarville
University, $63,600; UF,
$67,424; Washington and Lee
University, $224,000; Dartmouth
College, $212,000; Williams
College, $215.040; Amherst
College, $218,792; Guynelle
Memorial Music Schlarship,
$1,500; Niceville Valparaiso
Rotary Club Scholarship, $1,000;
Niceville Exchange Club Student
of the Year, $1,000.
Brannon Tolbert-
Northwest Florida State College;
Florida Medallion Scholar;
Union University $34,000;
Belhaven University, $42,600;
Southeastern University, $58,776.
Olivia Tyre-Northwest
Florida State College; Florida
Medallion Scholar, pending;
Belhaven University, $8,000.
Zach Urenda-Anna Maria
College, Soccer Scholarship,
$44,800; Florida Medallion
Scholar; Lake Erie College,
$54,000; Colorado Christian
University, $37,000; Spring Hill
College, $54,000.
James Waldron-University
of Louisiana at Monroe, $29,160,
other scholarships pending;
Florida Medallion Scholar;
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Close play at second
Niceville All-Stars shortstop Jaxon Topel applies the tag
to a DeFuniak Springs runner during Friday night's
Niceville-Valparaiso Little League machine pitch all-star
game at Twin Oaks. The game was close until the fourth
inning when Niceville began pulling away, eventually
notching a 15-4 victory.


Little Leaguer earns award
The Taylor Haugen Foundation "Don't Quit-Never Give
Up" award for the Jaxx Minor B Niceville-Valparaiso Little
League team was presented to Eric Trapp June 11 at
Valparaiso Lincoln Park. This award is presented to the
player who best portrays the "don't give up" attitude
exemplified by Taylor Haugen. Presenting From left: rear,
manager Dave Snell, Judy Haugen, Don Haugen and
coach Brian Henderson. Eric Trapp is in front. The Taylor
Haugen foundation provides scholarships to deserving
students in addition to recognizing outstanding perform-
ance. Eric not only worked hard with baseball, but took
horseback riding lessons, piano lessons, and completed
his school year with an A average.


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'Boggy Babes' take crown
The Royal Blue "Boggy Babes," sponsored by Coastal
Sports, are the 2011 Major Division Softball champions
2011 in the Niceville-Valparaiso Little League. From left:
front, Tate Thorne, Taylor Arbour, Raiven Bryant, Lindsay
Schmidt and Katie Quinn; second row, Mikayla Barfield,
Mikayla Savage, Maddi Ray and Rachel Cathey; top row,
coach Mary Quinn, manager Rob Thorne and coach Lori
Jenkins. Not pictured are Mia Gibson, Kristin Holley and
Mara Riley. The Team Mom is Shannon Ray.



PAL Soccer
LEAGUE
Fun Recreational Soccer! Ages 5-18
Regular Registrations
Sat., June 25, 9 a.m. - 1 p.m., NHS Cafeteria
Sat., July 16, 9 a.m. - 1 p.m., NHS Cafeteria
Resident: $60*; Non-Resident: $70**
(*Includes $10 user fee that goes to City of Niceville.)
(**Includes $10 user fee plus $10 fee for players residing outside city
limits of Niceville or Valparaiso; both fees go to City of Niceville.)
Late Registration
Sat., August 6, 9 a.m. - Noon, Niceville City Hall
$25 extra for late registration (after July 16)
Waiting list after August 6
Copy of state-issued birth certificate required for
players not registered with PAL Soccer in Fall 2010.


Lugnuts Minor

A champs
The 2011 Niceville-Valparaiso Little
League Minor A Champions are the
Lugnuts, sponsored by Niceville
Insurance, who defeated the Volcanoes,
13-10. From left: front, Ryan Alford,
Dominic Young, Keaton Leavins,
Sebastian Verger, Blake Skinner and
Parker Porter; second row, Grayson
Brooks, Seth Goodwin, Kevin Quinn
and James Dottaviano; third row, coach
Ed Goodwin, manager John Quinn and
Mike Dottaviano. Not pictured: David
Hunter, William Scholl, Alex Czajkowski,
Louis Skinner and David Scholl.


Niceville
kickers
take
Bowlegs
trophy
The winners of the U18 girls
2011 PASA Soccer Billy
Bowlegs Soccer Shoot-Out
June 11 were Niceville
Emerald Coast United
(ECU) Traveling Soccer
Club members, from left,
Melissa Early, Kaitlyn
Brown, Savannah Boswell,
Ashley Quackenbush, Arial
Lindner and Coach Gary
Quackenbush. They won all
four games, not allowing a
single goal.


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before 5 p.m. Wednesday.

Friends for Fun senior club
All singles 60 and older, come join
Friends for Fun for laughter and
friendly conversation each
Wednesday, 3-6 p.m., at the Bluewater
Bay Clubhouse. This is an opportuni-
ty to make new friends and find joy
and companionship. Info: 897-4434.
Modern day self-defense
Come take non-traditional, mod-
em day martial arts class at the
Niceville YMCA. Classes are for age
r' - 15 and older.
- ' Class Times:
S Tuesday and
Wednesday 7-8
p.m.; Friday 6-7
p.m.; Saturday 10:30-11:30 a.m.
Cost: $50/month for non-YMCA
members, $30 for members.
Head Start enrollment
Applications are being accepted
for children ages birth-5 years old at
Okaloosa Head Start, a comprehen-
sive early childhood care provider
which aims to better prepare your
child for kindergarten. The program is
free for those who qualify. Info:
678-6893 or okaloosaheadstart.org.
Sears' Red Cross benefit
Wednesday in June, the Niceville
Sears Hometown Store, 792 E. John
Sims Parkway, will donate 2 percent
of the purchase price of items sold that
day to the American Red Cross. Shop
in the store or online at searshome-
townstores.com for in-store pickup,
and give back to the community.
Rosemont Baptist VBS
Rosemont Baptist Church, 1601
27th Street, Niceville, will hold a free
Vacation Bible School June 27-July 1.
The meetings will be from 6-8:30
each evening. The theme this year is
"New York! New York!"
Info: 678-1611.


Catholic seminar
Dr. Paul Thigpen, speaker and
author, will present "Are You Saved?
The Catholic Response" at Holy
Name of Jesus Catholic Church,
Niceville, on July 15, 7 p.m., and 16, 9
a.m.-3 p.m., at the Father Butler Parish
Life Center. The seminar will explain
the Catholic Church's teaching about
what it means to be saved, and shows
how that teaching is rooted in
Scripture. Registration is $15 until
June 30, and $20 after. Info:
.1 i . . ... . . . I .; I . 1 , 1i..l, i f .i -
mation/home, or Dianne Hinds, 678-
3413, or Yvonne Beyers, 543-2275.
Red snapper seminar
This month's Emerald Coast
Saltwater Seminar Series at the North
Light Marina, 113 W. John Sims
Parkway, Niceville, will be presented
by the Ships Chandler and Half Hitch
T a c k 1 e
Wednesday, June
22, at 7 p.m. The
topic will be mak-
ing the most of
red snapper season. The seminar is
free, as is food, to be provided at 6:30,
and free raffles to follow. Info: Sonny
Granger, 384-7737, or Bethany Hill,
497-5230, or visit saltwater-
events.com.
Jewelry exchange benefit
Turn never-wom, broken and
unused gold and silver jewelry into
support for Covenant Hospice. Florida
Precious Metals, LLC, will present a
gold and silver buying event in
Niceville on Thursday, June 23, 9
a.m.-4 p.m., at the Covenant Hospice
branch office, 101 Hart Street.
Individuals will be paid for their items
and an additional 20 percent will be
contributed to Hospice.
Embroiderers meeting
The Sand Dunes Chapter of
Embroiderers Guild of America will
hold its June stitch-in Thursday, June
23, 6-9 p.m., at the Niceville United
Methodist Church, room 703. Visitors
are welcome. Info: 496-3466.
Concerts in the Park
Bring a comfortable lawn chair
and join the Mattie Kelly Arts
Foundation for Concerts in the Park at
the Village Green, 4323 Commons
Drive West, Destin. Admission is $5
for adults, free for kids younger than
12.
June 23, 7 p.m.-Gary Roland and
the Landsharks Band


For more information, visit mattie
kellyartsfoundation.org.
Men's parking lot sale
The Knights of Columbus, Christ
Our Redeemer Council #13527, will
hold a men's parking lot sale Saturday,
June 25, 7-11:30 a.m. The sale will be
held in the parking lot of Christ Our
Redeemer Catholic Church, 1028
White Point Road. All proceeds will
go to support Knights of Columbus
charities. For information or to
arrange for pick-up of donated items,
call Don Marco, 897-5609, or email
dmarco70@gmail.com.
Candidate meet & greet
Niceville City Council candidate,
Heath Rominger, will have a meet and
greet at Cafe Liquid, 772 W. John
Sims Parkway, Saturday, June 25, 8-
10 a.m. Residents of Niceville can
come and hear more about Rominger
and his vision for the City of Niceville.
Fair Tax info meeting
The Fair Tax meet-up will be at the
Niceville Library conference room on
June 25 at 10 a.m. The Fair Tax is the
largest single issue grassroots non-
profit in the nation. The Fair Tax (HB
25 and S-13) is a bill to replace the
income tax and IRS with a revenue
neutral consumption, or sales tax.
People of any knowledge or experi-
ence level are welcome. The Florida
Fair Tax Educational Association
(FFTEA) purpose is to educate.
Questions may be directed to Terry
Shoemaker, 362-0043.
PAL soccer registration
Sign up 5- to 18-year-olds for fun
recreational soccer. PAL Soccer
League registration will take place
Saturday, June 25, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., at the
Niceville High School cafeteria. Bring
a state-issued birth certificate if your
child was not registered last year.
Coaches are also needed; coaches'
clinics, training materials and back-
ground checks at no cost. The cost to
sponsor a team is $200. Info:
nicevillepalsoccer.org or call Howard
Hill, 678-2182.
Museum Archaeology Day
The Heritage Museum of
Northwest Florida will hold an
Archaeology Day June 25, 10 a.m.-2
p.m. Bring artifacts to be identified,
learn about archaeology in your area,
chat with archaeologists and enjoy
hands-on activities for all ages. This
event is free and open to the public.
Info: 678-2615.
Organizational seminar
Friends of the Niceville Library
will sponsor an organizational seminar
June 25, 10:30 a.m.-noon, at the


Niceville Community Center. The
program will be presented by Lea
Schneider, an organizing expert. Info:
OrganizeRightNow.com or 729-4090.
Wildlife presentation
Fred Gannon Rocky Bayou State
Park, off Highway 20 in Niceville,
will hold a wildlife presentation June
25, 11-11:30 a.m.
r. --." Join the Emerald
Y.. � Coast Wildlife
S '.,,, , Refuge as they
present their reha-


bilitated wildlife for your viewing
pleasure. Learn about the fascinating
critters in the local area, including
what they eat, where they live and how
they survive in the wild.
The program is included in the
park admission fee. Info: 833-9144.
Dinner, silent auction
The Military Order of the Purple
Heart, Sgt. Timothy Padgett Chapter
811, announces its Crazy Tie or Tux
and Jeans Dinner/Silent Auction, fea-
turing entertainment, door prizes,


Barracudas swim class
The next Bluewater Barracudas swim class session will
begin June 30. Classes are held at the Parkwood pool
Monday-Thursday for two weeks. Each session is $85.
Info: Bluewater Bay Recreation Services, 897-3664, or
stop by the Bay Drive pool to register.


50/50 and fun for all.
The event will take place June 25,
5-10 p.m., at AmVets Post #78,
Valparaiso. Dinner will be served at
6:30. Cost is $10 per person. Tickets
are limited. The public is invited to
view and bid on auction items.
Auction items include: commemo-
rative .45 pistol, commemorative pur-
ple heart knife, lodging, fishing cruise,
"Rent a Mom" 6 hours of light clean-
ing/help, and more.
Please see CALENDAR, page B-6


Helga's Restaurant and Biergarten
The Younger You Institute
Superior Residences of Niceville
Richard S. Johnson, Attorney at Law
Donald Schak, MD
JJ Travel Agency
Dr Sharon Chen, DDS, PA Family Dentistry
Industrial Nanotech, Inc.
CCB Community Bank
Baywalk Realty - Kathy Kauwell
Subway of Bluewater Bay

IN-KIND CONTRIBUTIONS
Bluewater Bay Golf Resort
Eglin AFB Golf Course
Ft Walton Beach Golf Course
Blackstone Golf Course
Sandestin Golf & Beach Resorts
Edwin Watts Golf
Bay Beacon and Eglin Flyer
Blackstone Golf Course
Rocky Bayou Country Club
Shalimar Pointe Golf and Country Club
Kelley Plantation Golf Club
Emerald Bay Golf Course
Hooter's of Destin
TradeWinds Restaurant
Dockside Cafr & Oyster Bar of Niceville
Fresh Greece Pizza
Front Porch Restaurant of Niceville
Pepitos Mexican Restaurant of BWB
Pennzoil Lube Center
Outback Steakhouse of Destin
Ciao Bella Pizza
First Choice Buffet of BWB
Po Folks of Niceville
TGIF of Destin
Old Mexico of BWB
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PLATINUM SPONSORS
Beef 0' Brady's
DRS Technologies
Okaloosa Gas District
Lockheed Martin
In Loving Memory of John E. Clack
Raymond James Financial Services/Dave Rauch
Powell & Swanick, Injury Lawyers - hole-in-one sponsor

GOLD SPONSORS
Halprin Finkler Investment Group
Walmart of Niceville
Bluewater Orthopedics
ResortQuest Northwest Florida, LLC
Emerald Grande Resort at Harbor Walk Village
Winn Dixie, Bluewater Bay

SILVER SPONSORS
CHELCO
Ron Moore
Miller Consulting
Marilyn & Company Antiques
Coastal Powersports Inc.
Bay Area Awards
B. Design of Destin
McCarty & Associates
Carr, Riggs and Ingram
Harold F. Peek, Jr., P.A.
Henard Family Chiropractic
Eglin Federal Credit Union
Oklahoma State University
Allstate - Mark Woolsey Agency
Information International Associates, Inc.
Bluewater Chiropractic Wellness Center
Sandy & Ray Sell Homes, RE/MAX Southern Realty
Southern Capital Insurance
Grey Eagle Coins
Bluewater Bay Contract Postal Unit
Advantage Portable Buildings, Inc.
Bay Area Better Hearing, LLC


, THE MID-BAY BRIDGE ROTARY CLUB


Wishes to thank the following sponsors for their continued support of the
Mid-Bay Club's 13th annual charity golf tournament held at the Bluewater
Bay Golf Resort on June 3, 2011. Proceeds of the tournament fund on-going
community service projects and activities supported by the club and Rotary
International. Their generosity guarantees the success of our projects.


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Wednesday, June 22, 2011


CALENDAR
From page B-5
Tickets: Sam Houston, 729-2748
or shhll1100@cox.net, Glenda Penton,
585-8967 or
newglenda @ co.walton.fl.us,
Meredith McQuagge, 940-594-9315
or mmcquagge@hotmail.com, or Bill
Everett, 537-8553 or wel538@
aol.com.
Astronomy meeting
The June meeting of the


Northwest Florida Astronomy
Association (NWFAA) will be held
Saturday, June 25, at the observatory
(S-2) on the Niceville campus of
Northwest Florida
State College. The
meeting will
begin at 7 p.m.
Dave Halupowski
will give a presen-
tation on radio astronomy at the Green
Bank Observatory. Weather permit-
ting, telescopes will be set up for
viewing by sunset. Info: Tom Haugh,


678-6483, or visit nwfastro.org.
Tea Party meeting
The Niceville-Valparaiso Tea
Party will welcome Dr. Rod Martin as
the guest speaker at its meeting
Monday, June 27, 6 p.m. The meeting
will be held at Niceville City Hall
Chambers. NVTP is a local group of
citizens with a goal of educating them-
selves and holding local and national
politicians accountable. Visitors are
welcomed. Info: 729-2874 or emerald
coastpatriots.org.


Summer book discussion
Join the Friends of the Niceville
Library's Summer Book Discussion
group Tuesday, June 28, at 6 p.m.,
with 'The House at Riverton" by Kate
Morton. Limited copies of the book
will be available at the library.
Summer swim class
The Bluewater Barracudas and
Bluewater Bay Recreation Services
are offering swim classes for two-
week sessions at the Parkwood pool in
Bluewater Bay, Monday-Thursday.


Classes will start: June 30: 8:30 a.m.,
9:30 a.m., 10:30 a.m. or 5 p.m.; July 5:
8:30 a.m., 9:30 a.m., 10:30 a.m. or 5
p.m.
The classes are 45 minutes long
and each session is $85 for the first
child in the family and $80 for each
additional swimmer.
Info: Bluewater Bay Recreation
Services, 897-3664, or stop by the
Bay Drive pool to register.
F-35 impact addressed
Commissioner Wayne Harris,


Eglin community liaison, along with
J.R. McDonald of Lockheed Martin
and School Liaison Jodie Parker will
discuss the impact of the F-35 coming
to Eglin with WSRE Host Lloyd
Patterson. The show will first air on
June 30, at 7 p.m. and again the fol-
lowing dates in July: 3, 10:30 a.m.; 14,
7 p.m.; and 17, 10:30 a.m. The pro-
gram may also be viewed online at
video.wsre.org after June 30.
WSRE is a Public Broadcasting
Station (PBS) at Pensacola Junior
College viewed on channel 9.


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* Soccer Camp
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* Water Aerobics
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* Boat & RV Storage
For more
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South Walton Medical Center
Family Practice * General Surgery
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2011 Betty Ballasch Scholarship
We are proud to announce that Michael Braseth, a 2011
Ft. Walton Beach High School graduate, has earned the eighth
annual Betty Ballasch Scholarship. The scholarship is award-
* ^ ed annually to an Okaloosa County high school
A graduate who is a member of the Bluewater
Barracudas Swim Team. After high school gradua-
tion, Michael will be attending 12-weeks of training
in South Carolina at Marine Corps Recruit Depot
B ~(MCRD) Parris Island to begin his career as a
Marine and prior to attending college.

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The Bluewater Barracuda Swim Team is a nonprofit organization. We provide year-round competitive swim instruction,
for ages 4 to 64, throughout Okalooosa County. The team has practice sites in Bluewater, Destin and Hurlburt.
For more information go to www.bwbswimteam.com or call 850-461-7012.


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Wednesday, June 22, 2011


. 44ARLY 4 & 5 -Year Old Children Eligible

EARNING 2011 Summer VPK Program and


2�,. 201 1-2012 VPK School Year Programs


The Early Learning Coalition of Okaloosa and Walton Counties reminds parents that four and some five -year old
children are eligible for free Voluntary Prekindergarten (VPK for the Summer 2011 or School Year 2011-2012). For
Summer VPK 2011, the child must have become four years of age before September 1, 2010. For pre-kindergarten
children to qualify for 2011-2012 School Year VPK Program, they must be four years of age, on or before September 1,
Agecy for Workforce ki 2011. Parents must be willing to sign the program application, provide proof of the child's age (birth certificate or other
documentation), prove Florida residency, and transport the child to the Certified VPK Provider of the parent's choice.

Florida residency may be verified by the following documentation bearing the parent/guardian's name & address as submitted on the VPK Application:
* Utility Bills * Residential Rental Agreement * Pay Stubs * Government Documents (Tax Return, Military Orders, etc.)
The VPK Program is free early education funded by the State of Florida. The VPK Providers should not charge registration fees that are non-refundable once the
VPK child has attended the program. Providers are encouraged to provide services to as many children for the limited hours of VPK as possible.











See the local Early Learning Coalition website for details about the VPK Programs at www.elc-ow.org
Certified Summer 2011 Voluntary Pre-Kindergarten Providers (Programs begin May 2011 and end August 2011)
The Early Learning Coalition encourages parents to contact certified providers in order to determine if the program is appropriate for their children)
and to determine if the provider has space available. Register at school districts sites listed below:

Provider Name Address City Zip Phone Type of Facility
Bluewater Elementary School 4545 Range Road Niceville 32578 833-4240 Okaloosa County School
Childcare Network #132 1040 Farmer Street Crestview 32539 683-1680 Licensed Childcare Facility
Destin Elementary School 630 Kelly Street Destin 32541 833-4360 Okaloosa County School
Elliott Point Elementary School 301 Hughes Street Ft. Walton Beach 32548 833-3355 Okaloosa County School
Freeport Elementary School 5381 US 331 Freeport 32439 892-1100 Walton County School
Horizons Children's Center 343 Holmes Blvd. Ft. Walton Beach 32548 244-9187 Licensed Childcare Facility
Shoal River Learning Center 5190 South Ferdon Blvd. Crestview 32536 682-4700 Licensed Childcare Facility
Van R. Butler Elementary School 6694 W. Co. Hwy. 30-A Santa Rosa Beach 32459 892-1100 Walton County School
WISE Pre-K Center 555 Walton Road DeFuniak Springs 32433 892-1100 Walton County School
Wright Elementary School 305 Lang Road Ft. Walton Beach 32547 833-3380 Okaloosa County School

Certified School Year 2011 - 2012 Voluntary Pre-Kindergarten Providers
(Programs may begin August 2011 and may end June 2012)
Check Program Dates on the Early Learning Coalition Website at www.elc-ow.orc
The Early Learning Coalition encourages parents to contact certified providers in order to determine if the program is appropriate for their children) and to determine if the provider has space available.


Provider Name
Boys & Girls Club of the Emerald Coast
Childcare Network #39
Childcare Network #41
Childcare Network #105
Childcare Network #132
Childcare Network #142
Covenant Kids Child Development Center
Creative Play School
Discovery Learning Academy, LLC
Docie Bass Recreation Center
God's Garden of Grace
First Baptist Church ofNiceville Child Development Center
Happyland Pre-School
HoltAcademy
Horizons Children's Center
Kid's Discovery #3
Kids Learning Corner #2
Kid's Place
Little Angels Preschool
Little Schooner Preschool
The Montessori School for the Arts
NWF State College Child Development & Ed. Center
Oak Tree Child Development Center
Our Little School House, Inc.
Pam 's Lighthouse Learning Center, Inc.
Rocky Bayou Christian School
The River Academy
St. Paul Lutheran Pre-School
St. Rita Pre-School
Shalimar United Methodist Preschool
Trinity UnitedMethodist Church of FWB
The Village Pre-School
Twin Hills Learning Center West
Wesley Academy
Wesleyan Childcare Center
wRight Day Care Center, Inc.


Address City
923 Denton Blvd. Ft. Walton Beach
412 Government a o
800 Falcon Place Ft. Waltn Beach
502 Benning Drive Destin
1040 Farmer Street Crestview
108 NW Jet Drive Ft. Walton Beach
1010 Gospel Road Ft. Walton Beach
11 Vine Ave. N.E. Ft. Walton Beach
4565 Commercial Drive Niceville
54 Ferry Road NE Ft. Walton Beach
4325 Commons Dr. West aThin
622 Bayshore Drive
1018 Whitepoint Road N
422 Highway 90 West H
343 Holmes Blvd. Ft. Walton Beach
2101 P. J. Adams Pkwy Crestview
407 Texas Pkwy Crestview
321 Racetrack Road Ft. Walton Beach
703 Miracle Strip Pkwy. Mary Esthlier
154 Calhoun Avenue Destin
410 Fir Ave. Niceville
100 College Blvd. Niceville
102 TookeStreet Ft. Walton Beach
505 E Hollywood Blvd. Mary Esthier
1209 47th Street Niceville
2101 N. Partin Dr. Niceville
100 Hart Street Niceville
1407 John Sims Pkwy. Niceville
137 Moll Drive Santa Rosa Beach
1 Old Ferry Road Shalimar
403 Racetrack Rd. NW Ft. Walton Beach
101 Matthew Blvd. Destin
837 West James Lee Blvd. Crestview
214 South Partin Drive Niceville
599 E Eighth Ave. Crestview
136 Patrick Drive Ft. Walton Beach


Zip
32547
32580
32547
32541
32539
32548
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32548
32578
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32578
32578
32564
32548
32536
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32547
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32541
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32578
32547
32569
32578
32578
32578
32578
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32547
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32536
32578
32536
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678-9476
862-6328
654-7832
683-1680
244-0942
862-5437
243-0008
279-3077
833-9580
654-1440
729-6915
897-3400
537-8299
244-9187
423-0449
398-8802
864-5014
243-7522
837-6425
678-7011
729-5386
862-9031
664-6141
678-0550
678-7358
729-8600
678-1298
830-5679
651-0721
862-9307
582-5771
682-0212
678-4411
682-7319
864-5123


Type of Facility
Licensed Childcare Facility
Licensed Childcare Facility
Licensed Childcare Facility
Licensed Childcare Facility
Licensed Childcare Facility
Licensed Childcare Facility
Faith-Based Facility
Licensed Childcare Facility
Licensed Childcare Facility
Licensed Childcare Facility
Licensed & Faith-Based
Licensed & Faith-Based
Licensed Childcare Facility
Licensed Childcare Facility
Licensed Childcare Facility
Licensed Childcare Facility
Licensed Childcare Facility
Licensed Childcare Facility
Licensed & Faith-Based
Licensed & Faith-Based
Licensed Childcare Facility
Licensed Childcare Facility
Licensed Childcare Facility
Licensed Childcare Facility
Licensed Childcare Facility
Faith-Based Private School
Licensed & Faith-Based
Licensed & Faith-Based
Licensed & Faith-Based
Licensed & Faith-Based
Licensed & Faith-Based
Licensed & Faith-Based
Licensed Childcare Facility
Licensed & Faith-Based
Licensed & Faith-Based
Licensed Childcare Facility


Provisional School-Year 2011-2012 Voluntary Pre-Kindergarten Providers
The Early Learning Coalition does NOT guarantee that provisional providers will meet all the necessary requirements to become certified
to provide Florida's Voluntary Pre-kindergarten Program. The following providers have begun the application process.
Parents should make every effort to find a certified provider before the program begins.

Facility Name Address - City ip Phone Provider Type
Childcare Network #40 644A Anc ors Street T .WaltonBec 32548 664-2865 Licensed Childcare Facility
Childcare Network #183 405 Broo .ede Dr._9Crestview-32539 398-8806 Licensed Childcare Facility
Lil Gators Learning Center, LLC 5800 Washigtnj$St Baker 323537-2100 Licensed Childcare Facility
Montessori Children's House 1374 E. Chestnt tAve. Crestview 32539 682-3869 Licensed Childcare Facility


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