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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
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Subjects / Keywords: Newspapers -- Niceville (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Valparaiso (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Genre: newspaper   ( sobekcm )
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Spatial Coverage: United States of America -- Florida -- Okaloosa -- Niceville
United States of America -- Florida -- Okaloosa -- Valparaiso
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Dates or Sequential Designation: Began Apr. 22, 1992.
General Note: Description based on: May 11, 1994.
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Beacon staff After studying eight ways to handle the growing number of F35 flights to and from Eglin Air Force Base, the Air Force says its preferred option would result in the most noise for hundreds of residents of Valparaiso and many in Niceville. Eglin last week released a study of the environmental effects of the nation's 2008 decision to base a new F-35 training wing at the base. The study stated that the Air Force favors implementing F-35 flight patterns that would result in regular jet noise above 65 decibels for an estimated 2,913 people off base, the vast majority of them in Valparaiso. By contrast, continuing the current practice of restricting most F-35 flights to Eglin's eastwest runway, mostly avoiding the north-south runway whose approach is over Valparaiso, would result in regular jet noise exceeding 65 decibels for an estimated 1,800 residents, according to the study. The "preferred alternative" would end the current runway restrictions and increase noise over civilian areas. "Residential use is strongly discouraged" at regular noise levels above 65 decibels, according to the study. The study included noise from all aircraft using Eglin, not just F-35s. The Lightning II, as the nation's newest aircraft is also known, will account for a disproportionate share of "flight operations" at the By Mike Griffith Beacon Correspondent The Bluewater Bay Municipal Services Benefit Unit (MSBU) is seeking a volunteer to become the board’s newest member. It is also planning a budget for next year that will maintain the current $60 annual flat fee tax on Bluewater Bay property owners. The Bluewater Bay MSBU is a subunit of Okaloosa County government, in charge of maintaining street signs, streetlights, landscaping, and general maintenance of the rights of way of main streets and other common areas in Bluewater Bay. It is governed by a five-member board of elected, unpaid volunteers. At the June 11 MSBU meeting, board chairman Dale Blanchard announced that he is resigning from the board, effective June 30, because he is moving to St. Petersburg. In a June 15 interview with the Bay Beacon, Blanchard, who was first elected in 2008, discussed his service to the Bluewater Bay community. “I feel bad about leaving,” he said, By Daniel Elsesser Beacon Staff Writer Valparaiso officials dropped as too costly a proposal that would have promoted the city as home of Eglin Air Force Base in one of the most visible ways possible—by painting it on the water tower near city hall. The Valparaiso Public Works Department mulled two new designs for the elevated tank, one that would feature three F35 aircraft and the phrase "Home of Eglin Air Force Base" beneath the city's name, and one that would contain only the "Eglin" phrase. The city is preparing to repaint the tank in the course of routine maintenance. It asked the contractor who was awarded the job how much more it would cost to add one of the Eglin banners. Deputy Public Works Director Nathan Kelley said the design with the aircraft would have cost the city an additional $10,000. The design with only the "Eglin" phrase would have cost $6,500. Kelley said the department deemed both figures too expensive. He decided to have the tank repainted as it looks now. Valparaiso Public Works Director James Valandingham said the water tower will be repainted within the next month. The company hired to paint the tower will do so as it is, silver with the word "Valparaiso" in black block letters, with no additional charge T T h h e eB B a a y y B B e e a a c c o o n n 50¢Wednesday, June 19, 2013 info@baybeacon.com The voice of Niceville, Bluewater Bay and Valparaiso since 1992 (850) 678-1080 12 Pages, 2 Sections, 4 Inserts Please see F-35, page A-5 Please see VALP., page A-5 Please see BUDGET, page A-3 Thurs., 10 a.m. Load up on your plant lore at the TriCounty Horticulture Studies Group held at the Heritage Museum of Northwest Florida, Valparaiso. Plant swap will be held afterwards. For more information call the museum at 6782615. Fri., 11 a.m. The Biophilia Center will be teaching all about crabs with special activities and games. General admission is $8 for adults, $5 for children ages 3-12. Call the Biophilia Center at 835-1824. Sat., 11 a.m. The second annual Pearls for Purple Hearts charity auction will be held at the Magnolia Grill with a vintage 60’s and 70’s theme. Funds raised will benefit Special Operations Warrior Foundation and Fisher House. Email airmansvoice@hurlburt.af.mil for more info or to volunteer. Tues., 8 a.m. There will be a blood drive at Twin Cities Hospital, 2190 Highway 85, Niceville until 1:30 p.m. with a free T-shirt for all donors. Calendar, B-4. COMING UP The voice of Niceville, Bluewater Bay and Valparaiso since 1992 MSBU OKs budget, will fill a vacancy Police Blotter, page A-4 Valp. officials react, A-2. Eglin’s F-35 choice would be noisiestPlan to boost Valp. as home to Eglin nixed Cast awayBrian McGovern, 14, of Crestview, casts his net at the Valparaiso T-pier June 14 in hope of catching baitfish. Summer vacation has allowed him ample time for angling. "I usually don't come down here during school days when I have homework," McGovern said. "Now I'll come down here and fish a lot." Beacon photo by Daniel Elsesser Colored contours superimposed on a map released last week indicate that the Air Force's "preferred alternative" for aircraft flights to and from Eglin Air Force Base would result in regular jet noise above 65 decibels in much of Valparaiso and northwest Niceville. Areas affected by such noise levels are deemed unsuitable for residential use, according to the Air Force. An Eglin-sponsored public hearing to solicit comments is scheduled July 9.U.S. Air ForceEyesore poles getting faceliftBy Daniel Elsesser Beacon Staff Writer The intersection of State Road 20 and Rocky Bayou Drive, Niceville, should soon be a little easier on the eyes. Public Works Director Bruce Price said the public works department is repriming and repainting the traffic signal masts. The paint on the masts began to peel and flake off soon after installation, presenting an eyesore. Price said the masts are for county signals, and therefore he may request the use of a county Beacon photo by Daniel ElsesserCity of Valparaiso officials decided against a plan to paint three F-35 planes and the phrase "Home of Eglin Air Force Base" on the water tower near Valparaiso City Hall. Beacon photo by Daniel ElsesserA stoplight pole at SR 20 and Rocky Bayou Drive (background) has been repainted, while another (foreground) awaits a similar facelift. Please see EYESORE, page A-6 Dale Blanchard

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Page A-2 Wednesday, June 19, 2013 The voice of Niceville, Bluewater Bay and Valparaiso since 1992 Mid-Bay Plaza, Bluewater Bay897-4466 Ritz Salon Since 1986850-678-1593  Mon.-Sat. 9-6 Oak Creek Shopping Center  Niceville www.bayoubookcompany.com Great little gift or just for yourself!Find them at ICE IT UPVintage Style Ice BagsValparaiso officials voice unease over Eglin F-35 ops preferenceBy Daniel Elsesser Beacon Staff Writer Some Valparaiso officials say they are disappointed but not surprised that the north-south runway at Eglin Air Force Base may be used frequently for F-35 training activities, according to the revised draft supplemental environmental impact statement (EIS) released by Eglin officials June 12. The revised draft presents alternatives to current operations of the 59 F-35 aircraft flying out of Eglin. The preferred alternative listed in the draft would eliminate flight limitations put in place in 2009, which restrict Eglin's north-south runway to use for takeoffs, landings and emergency use. Under the preferred alternative, the north-south runway, the north end of which stops close to the Valparaiso and Niceville communities, could be used for many F-35 training activities. Bob Webb, the city of Valparaiso's representative on a recently disbanded committee to discuss jet noise impacts with Eglin officials, said these training activities are the operations that generate the most jet noise. Webb said training activities involve "pattern work," which generally refers to pilots, upon approaching a runway for landing, flying the length of the runway, banking left at the end and flying down the length of the runway from the opposite end before banking left again and landing with the original orientation in which they approached. Webb describes it as "flying in a racetrack pattern, with the runway as the center." Webb said he is not surprised that the revised draft of the EIS lists a preferred alternative that would keep Eglin as the main operating base of local F-35 operations, as opposed to other alternatives that list Duke Field as a main operating base. "They already put in $400 million of infrastructure for F35 operations at Eglin," Webb said. "They would have to pay some money if they're going to move main operations to Duke." Webb said Duke Field's relative seclusion makes it the ideal location for F-35 training, from the perspective of reducing noise to residential areas. Webb said he hopes to meet with Eglin officials to discuss some possible adjustments to operations in order to alleviate noise. One such suggestion would be to use the Eglin runway for only takeoffs and landings, and have pilots use runways at Duke Field for pattern work. Valparaiso Mayor Bruce Arnold expressed disappointment at the possibility of the north-south runway being used for all F-35 training activities. "That's what we've been trying to prevent," Arnold said. "We've been working with the Air Force so that we can avoid flight patterns that would bring noise over Valparaiso." Arnold said he will ask the Air Force for a detailed map of the areas that would be affected by the preferred alternative so that Valparaiso residents can see exactly what land and which homes and businesses would be affected by the noise. He said he feels the situation is similar to the release of previous studies by the Air Force. "This is essentially a repetition of where we were four years ago," Arnold said. "It grieves me that the Air Force can spend millions of dollars and produce thousands of pages of technical data, and we are expected to digest it in such a short period of time." At a Valparaiso City Commission meeting Monday, Arnold expressed concern that the new Air Force noise contours may reduce Valparaiso's population, and thus its utility customers, making it difficult for the city to pay its borrowings. "I'm not sure that the city will be able to meet its bond obligations," Arnold said. "We have to pay for our TV cable system, water, sewer. We have bonds to pay for these. I doubt we can operate if we lose a large amount of customers." City Commissioner Joe Morgan, a real estate agent, said the issue of retaining homeowners in the city would largely depend on whether homes would be allowed to be sold to new residents in areas affected by noise. "There will be people who will still want to buy these homes," Morgan said. "The question is, will they be able to?" Valparaiso resident Tom Browning said the people of Valparaiso should work particularly hard to get support from nearby communities who might also be affected by jet noise. "We need to get people not only from Niceville, but also Shalimar and maybe even Destin, who may not realize they could be affected," Browning said. Arnold agreed with the importance of getting the support of other communities, but said it would be difficult to get them to oppose a program that generates many community jobs without posing a large negative impact to them. "They will say this program brings about 7,000 jobs to the area," Arnold said. "Though Valparaiso may lose 2,000 to 3,000 jobs. Others may be willing to throw Valparaiso under the bus for what they determine to be the greater good." Arnold said he believes the Air Force will eventually acknowledge the potential harm the preferred alternative would cause to the city of Valparaiso, but said Valparaiso citizens will have to work hard before the July 9 public hearing to develop clear and convincing arguments demonstrating the negative effects. "We have the same uphill battle we had four years ago," Arnold said. "We were successful last time, and I assume we'll be successful this time." He was referring to a city lawsuit against the Air Force that was settled when the service agreed to curb F-35 flights from its north-south runway, a restriction it says it now wants to eliminate. The revised draft EIS includes data for what areas and populations would be affected if the preferred alternative is enacted. The statement says 2,910 more people in 1,213 more residential parcels would receive noise levels 65 decibels or higher, compared to if no action was taken. According to the statement, 1,073 more acres of land would receive jet noise levels of 65 db or higher, a level which the statement describes as "incompatible with residential use," and within which "residential use is strongly discouraged." Most of the affected residents and land is in Valparaiso, but some is in northwest Niceville west of Highway 85 North. Dan McFaul, press secretary for Dist. 1 Rep. Jeff Miller, said Miller will not look into legislation for a government buyout of homes affected by the jet noise until after the impact study is finalized by the Air Force. Webb said the amounts of land, people and homes potentially affected under the preferred alternative are not acceptable. "There are going to be some extreme repercussions for the city and for those residents [affected by the noise]," Webb said. "You can lose one-half to one percent of the property value of your home for every decibel over ambient noise that affects your home, and ambient is 50 dB." The Air Force will hold a public hearing July 9 at the First Baptist Church of Valparaiso, 444 Valparaiso Parkway, from 5:30-8 p.m. According to Brig. Gen. David A. Harris, comments received by the Air Force during the public comment period will be considered in the final supplemental EIS. U.S. Air ForceF-35 fighter planes on the ground and in the air at Eglin Air Force Base earlier this year. An Air Force plan would boost the tempo of training flights over Valparaiso and northwest Niceville. Valparaiso officials expressed concern that jet-noise problems forecast by a new Air Force environmental study may cause an exodus from the city. 2011 CENTURY 21 REAL ESTATE LLC. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. CENTURY 21 IS A REGISTERED TRADEMARK OWNED BY CENTURY 21 REAL ESTATE LLC. AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY COMPANY. EQUAL HOUSING OPPORTUNITY. EACH OFFICE IS INDEPENDENTLY OWNED AND OPERATED. Niceville’s #1 Real Estate OfficeWilson Minger Agency, Inc 1350 East John Sims ParkwayNiceville, FL 32578850-678-5161Fax: 850-678-5167sales@c21minger.com Bruce Arnold Bob Webb

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No-contest plea in fatal hit-and-runBy Daniel Elsesser Beacon Staff Writer Rhea Lynn Reynolds, a Niceville woman charged with leaving the scene of the crash involving death, has pleaded no contest to the charge, according to the state attorney. Reynolds was arrested by the Florida Highway Patrol in October for an incident that occurred April 8, 2012. The vehicle Reynolds was driving allegedly struck and killed Harry Robert Crawford, 63, of Destin, on Highway 98 near the Gulf Islands National Seashore, Okaloosa Island, while he was on his bicycle. According to the First Circuit State Attorney's Office, Crawford was riding to an Easter Sunday sunrise service. Reynolds, 29, is scheduled for sentencing Aug. 21 before Circuit Judge John Brown. According to the state attorney's office, she faces a maximum sentence of 30 years in prison. State sentencing guidelines call for a minimum prison term of 21 months. Rhea Lynn Reynolds“but I’m proud of the accomplishments of the MSBU. It has been a real enjoyment to serve.” “I wish we could have greater participation and concern by the residents of Bluewater Bay,” Blanchard said, adding that he hopes the MSBU board will continue to do what it can to encourage such participation. Blanchard said that he has already encouraged a couple of people to apply for his soon-to-be-vacant position, but did not say who those individuals are or whether they have decided to volunteer. Asked what advice he would offer his successor, Blanchard said, “What the MSBU board needs is good, solid American citizens, who are interested in Bluewater Bay and maintaining the pleasantness of our community.” As for the qualifications of the board’s next chairman, Blanchard said, “The chairman must do a balancing act, to keep things running smoothly and to balance the ideas and interests of the other board members.” In other business, the MSBU’s budget for fiscal year 2014 was before the Okaloosa County Commission June 18 for final approval. The budget calls for total expenditures, reserves and carryovers of $345,870 during fiscal year 2014, which will begin Oct. 1, 2013. That figure is 13 percent less than the $399,673 budgeted for 2013, but spending for both years is actually lower than the budget totals because of carryovers and reserves. "We will be doing most of the same activities during the coming year as during the current year,” said MSBU financial chairwoman Judy Griffin in a June 15 phone interview. The biggest expense is landscape maintenance of common areas, at $188,000. The second-largest cost is management of the MSBU, at $26,400. Third is street lighting, at $19,200. Blanchard confirmed that this year’s flat fee tax on property owners in Bluewater Bay will remain at $60 per property unit, the same as the assessment for FY 2013, and also the same as the annual tax that was set in 2002, when the Bluewater Bay MSBU was originally established after a community referendum. “There was really no good reason to change the assessment this year,” Blanchard said. A unit is equivalent to a lot with a house. The taxes will raise $266,338. Reserve and contingency carryovers bring the total budget to $345,870. Board member Debbie Stretch told the Beacon Friday that finding a successor for Blanchard will be among the items discussed at the MSBU board’s next meeting, which is scheduled for 5:30 p.m., July 9, at Regency Inn, at State Road 20 and White Point Road. Persons interested in volunteering to become a board member, serving through 2016, the remainder of Blanchard's term, may phone the MSBU at 8970092, or may gather information from the MSBU website at bluewaterbay.org. Although MSBU board members are normally chosen by Bluewater Bay voters during general elections, unexpected vacancies are filled by new members selected by the incumbent board. According to an announcement posted on the BWB MSBU website, “If you are interested in serving on the Bluewater Bay MSBU Board of Directors please submit a resume to: Bluewater Bay MSBU P.O. Box 5291 Niceville, FL 32578 The Board of Directors will fill the vacancy at the July 9th Board meeting. Please have your resume submitted before that date.” Also during the June 11 meeting, the MSBU board authorized communications chairman Debbie Stretch to place signs near the entrances to Bluewater Bay on the Sunday preceding each MSBU board meeting, announcing the time and place of such meetings. This is intended to encourage greater participation by community members. Stretch said that a recent request for quotations posted on the MSBU website to seek contractors interested in creating a master landscaping plan for Bluewater Bay had received 21 downloads as of June 11. If a qualified contractor is found, the request for quotations will be followed by a more detailed request for proposals to seek a contractor to actually implement the future landscaping plan. The MSBU board is also seeking proposals from statelicensed homeowners association management contractors interested in managing the dayto-day business affairs of the MSBU on behalf of the elected board. An announcement on the MSBU website states, “The Board of Directors (BOD) of the Bluewater Bay MSBU (BWB MSBU) are requesting a proposal for the management and supervising of its affairs.” Management contractors interested in submitting proposals may contact the MSBU for further information. Stretch also told the Beacon that the board authorized her to contact the owner of a former conference center to request removal of some old signs along Bay Drive which direct motorists to the conference center, which no longer exists. The building which formerly housed the community conference center has not been used for that purpose for several years, and is currently vacant. BUDGETFrom page A-1 The voice of Niceville, Bluewater Bay and Valparaiso since 1992 THEBAYBEACONWednesday, June 19, 2013 Page A-3 Stabilize Your Dentures Instantly! Call Today!Can you bite into an apple?GULFCOASTDENTALSteven G. Robinette, DDS (850) 897-9600 4566 Hwy 20 East Ste 108 Niceville, FL 32578 www.gulfcoastdental.com Like uson FACEBOOK In one short visit you can stabilize your loose uncomfortable dentures at an affordable price. Throw away your messy denture adhesives. With mini dental implants you will enjoy comfort and confidence again. Why wait? 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The collision cracked the pole, and Gulf Power shut off the power and began working to replace it. The driver, a 20-year-old Fort Walton Beach woman, received minor cuts to the back of h er head and was taken to Twin Cities Hospital. Rear-end collision

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ArrestsCole Daniel Vess, 19, of 305 Cadillac Ave., Niceville, was arrested by Niceville police June 1 on a charge of possession of marijuana less than 20 grams and drug equipment possession and/or use. An officer stopped Vess for driving with a defective tag light and smelled marijuana upon approaching Vess' vehicle. The officer searched the vehicle and found a pipe under the driver's seat and a grinder on the floorboard which contained 0.5 grams of marijuana, which field tested positive for the presence of THC. *** Kimberlee F. Mercer, 24, of 641 Crestview Ave., Niceville, was arrested by Niceville police June 6 on a charge of possession of new legend drug without prescription. An officer spoke with Mercer in reference to a separate call and asked for permission to search her purse, which Mercer granted. Inside the purse, the officer found a bottle containing six generic Bactrim pills prescribed to someone other than Mercer. Mercer's required court appearance is June 25. *** Larry Anthony Shane Mayo, a construction worker, 43, of 3800 Bear Creek Road, Crestview, was arrested by Niceville police June 2 on charges of burglary of a conveyance and petit theft. Mayo allegedly stole a power drill worth $180 from the bed of a truck parked at the Walmart at 1300 E. John Sims Parkway, Niceville. The theft was verified by Walmart surveillance footage. Mayo's required court appearance is July 9. *** Tammie Mitchelle Johnson, 39, of 617 A Powell Drive, Niceville, was arrested by Niceville police June 9 on a charge of battery domestic violence. Allegedly, an officer observed Johnson grab someone by the arm and pull the victim into a residence. The officer heard fighting inside the residence after Johnson pulled the victim inside. The officer was initially unable to open the door to the residence, so he kicked it down and handcuffed Johnson. Johnson's required court appearance is June 25. *** Jonathan Robert Nielsen, unemployed, 26, of 311 Riley Road, Niceville, was arrested by Niceville police June 12 on charges of possession of a controlled substance and resisting an officer without violence. An officer attempted to stop a vehicle driven by someone later identified as Nielsen for running a stop sign, and Nielsen allegedly turned onto another street and turned off his vehicle's lights to evade the officer. Nielsen parked the vehicle at the intersection of Matthew Street and Woodlow Road and fled on foot. The vehicle was inventoried for towing, and an officer found a box containing crack cocaine in the vehicle's center cup holder. An Okaloosa County Sheriff's deputy later found Nielsen on SR 20 in front of Magnolia Plantation, and the deputy found more crack cocaine on Nielsen's person. Nielsen admitted to possession of the crack cocaine, which field tested positive for the presence of cocaine. Nielsen was also cited for running a stop sign and unknowingly driving while license suspended or revoked. His required court appearance is July 23. *** Jason Christopher Coulthart, 30, of 503 Johnson Ave. Apt. B, Valparaiso, was arrested by Valparaiso police June 5 on a charge of three counts of fraud illegal use of credit card. Coulthart allegedly used someone's credit card to purchase fuel or make cash withdrawals from ATMs, for a total of $435.63. Coulhart's required court appearance is July 7. *** Brittany Nicole Brahmstedt, a housekeeper, 20, of 323 Washington Ave. Apt. B, Valparaiso, was arrested by Valparaiso police June 5 on a charge of criminal mischief between $200-$1,000. Brahmstedt allegedly yelled profanities at someone sitting in a car on Washington Avenue, and when the person attempted to drive away, Brahmstedt threw a stick at the side of the car, breaking the side rear window and causing $250 worth of damage. Brahmstedt's required court appearance is June 25. *** Brooke Amber Haun, unemployed, 25, of 8522 Navarre Parkway, Navarre, was arrested by Valparaiso police June 9 on charges of possession of a controlled substance and possession of marijuana less than 20 grams. An officer stopped a vehicle driven by someone later identified as Haun for driving 50 mph in a 35 mph zone. The officer checked Haun's driver's license in a law enforcement database and found that her license had been suspended Oct. 22. Haun said she was unaware of the suspension. An officer offered to drive Haun to the Valparaiso police station to wait for someone to pick up her vehicle, and before she got into the police car she consented to a search of her person. An officer found a prescription bottle that did not belong to Haun, which contained one 15 mg pill of Temazepam. The officer also found two clear plastic bags containing seven grams of a substance that later tested positive for THC. Haun's required court appearance is July 23. *** John Keith Bennett, a carpet steamer, 30, of 232 Madison St., Niceville, was arrested by sheriff's deputies June 11 on a charge of petit theft. Allegedly, Bennett and two other males entered the Finish Line at 4327 Legendary Drive, Destin, May 10. Bennett put on a pair of shoes and told an employee the shoes were too small, while one of the other males distracted another employee. When the employee Bennett talked to went to the back of the store, Bennett ran out of the store with the shoes still on. On May 11, a deputy contacted the two males at the business at 146 N. Palm Blvd., Niceville, and one of them identified Bennett as the person who stole the shoes. A deputy responded to a traffic stop where Bennett was a passenger in the car stopped. Bennett was wearing the shoes, worth $109, that had been taken from Finish Line. Bennett denied any knowledge of the theft and said he was not at the shopping center that holds the Finish Line at any time. Bennett's required court appearance is July 2. *** Charles Milton Evett, a framer, 49, of 633 Gap Creek Drive, Fort Walton Beach, was arrested by sheriff's deputies June 10 on charges of knowingly driving while license suspended or revoked and providing a false name to law enforcement. A deputy stopped a vehicle driven by someone later identified as Evett because the registration was expired. Evett told the deputy he did not have a driver's license or other identification, and gave the deputy an incorrect last name and date of birth. Evett was transported to booking for driving without a valid license, and at booking the deputy learned Evett's correct last name and date of birth. Evett's required court appearance is July 2. *** Joseph Vincent Silvestri, unemployed, 76, of 332 Okaloosa Ave., Valparaiso, was arrested by sheriff's deputies June 7 on a charge of driving while license suspended habitual offender. A deputy stopped a vehicle driven by someone later identified as Silvestri for driving with an expired tag, and found that he had been declared a habitual traffic offender Oct. 15. Silvestri's required court appearance is July 9. *** Christopher Robert Blair, a construction worker, 34, of 106 Linda Court, Niceville, was arrested by sheriff's deputies June 5 on charges of drug equipment possession and/or use and destroying or tampering with evidence. Travis Ryan Lucas, a mechanic, 36, of 15 Carie Way, Valparaiso, was arrested by sheriff's deputies June 5 on charges of drug equipment possession and/or use and possession of listed chemicals for the manufacture of methamphetamine. A deputy received a call reporting an active methamphetamine lab at 15 Carie Way. Two deputies responded to the address and made contact with Lucas. The deputies smelled the odor of a solvent coming from inside the residence. Lucas allegedlysaid there was no active lab, and said, "I only have a little meth here for my personal use." Lucas denied when the deputies requested permission to search the residence, saying "I will just go in and destroy everything I have." Lucas was detained when he attempted to re-enter the residence. A deputy found Blair locked in a bathroom inside the residence, and he heard the sink running and loud noises coming from the bathroom. Blair opened the door, and a deputy observed a Powerade bottle that was being used as a methamphetamine cooking vessel, the contents of which Blair had poured down the toilet. Lucas and Blair both admitted to manufacturing and cooking methamphetamine and said they had been in the process of cooking methamphetamine when the deputies arrived. Blair admitted to pouring methamphetamine down the sink and toilet, and Lucas told the deputies there was an additional pot cooking in the house. Lucas granted the deputies consent to search the residence. The deputies found spoons with residue, syringes, funnels, razor blades with residue, psuedoephedrine packs, solvent, lithium batteries, lye, muriatic acid, an additional pot cooking methamphetamine and a bottle containing bi-layered liquids. Blair and Lucas face required court appearances July 7.DUI arrestsTheodore Richard Taylor, an EOD school employee, 32, of 609 Caribbean Way, Niceville, was arrested by Niceville police for DUI at Cedar Avenue, Niceville, June 8 at 3:21 a.m. An officer observed a vehicle driven by someone later identified as Taylor driving 61 mph in a 35 mph zone on SR 20 in front of Niceville High School. The officer, who was driving in the opposite direction, turned around to catch up to Taylor's vehicle. Taylor's vehicle approached a tanker truck stopped at the traffic signal at the intersection of SR 20 and Bullock Boulevard. Taylor was unable to stop his vehicle and rear-ended the tanker truck. Taylor failed a standardized field sobriety test. Taylor was also cited for unlawful speed. TheftsA Niceville resident of the 300 block of Nathey Street reported June 4 someone had been taking UPS mail off of his front porch. *** A Niceville resident of the 1000 block of Rocky Bayou Drive reported June someone stole a Police BlotterThe following accounts of the activities of police are according to records of the Niceville and Valparaiso police departments, the Okaloosa County and Walton County sheriff s offices, other law-enforcement agencies, and the Okaloosa County and Walton County jails. Fire Department ReportsNicevilleThe Niceville Fire Department responded to the following calls from June 10, 2013 through June 16, 2013. 1 Structure Fire22 Emergency Medical Calls 1 Vehicle Fire3 Vehicle Crash 0 Other Fire0 Vehicle Crash with Extrication 0 Illegal Burn3 Other Emergency Calls 1 False Alarms1 Hazardous Conditions Street Situation Date Time E. John Sims Pkwy.......................Medical......................6/10/13............................02:33 McKinney St...................................Medical......................6/10/13............................07:11 N. Partin Dr....................................Medical......................6/10/13............................21:56 W. John Sims Pkwy.......................Vehicle crash.............6/11/13.............................11:54 E. John Sims Pkwy.......................False call...................6/11/13.............................22:05 Ellis Ave..........................................Medical......................6/12/13............................06:26 Bayshore Dr...................................Vehicle crash.............6/12/13............................08:49 Hudson Cir.....................................Medical......................6/12/13............................13:02 S.R. 85 N.......................................Medical......................6/12/13............................19:45 8th Ave.,Crestview.........................Structure Fire.............6/12/13............................19:07 Cypress Dr.....................................Medical......................6/13/13............................03:20 Forest Lake Terr.............................Medical......................6/13/13............................10:00 Canal Dr.........................................Gas leak....................6/13/13............................11:32 Pine Lake Dr..................................Medical......................6/13/13............................11:47 S. Partin Dr.....................................Medical......................6/13/13............................14:18 Maggie Valley Cove......................Medical......................6/13/13............................15:33 Linden Cove...................................Medical......................6/13/13............................17:52 E. John Sims Pkwy.......................Smoke scare.............6/13/13............................18:22 S.R 85 N........................................Medical......................6/13/13............................18:34 23rd Street.....................................Medical......................6/14/13............................21:39 S.R. 85 N.......................................Medical......................6/14/13............................22:55 W. John Sims Pkwy.......................Medical......................6/15/13............................01:33 S.R. 85 N.......................................Vehicle fire.................6/15/13............................05:13 Hart Street......................................Alarm activation.........6/15/13............................09:39 E. John Sims Pkwy.......................Service call................6/15/13............................11:46 Rhonda Dr......................................Medical......................6/15/13............................13:32 N. Partin Dr....................................Medical......................6/15/13............................16:04 E. John Sims Pkwy.......................Medical......................6/15/13............................23:01 Pine Ave.........................................Vehicle crash.............6/16/13............................10:52 S. Partin Dr.....................................Medical......................6/16/13............................12:03 Ellis Ave..........................................Medical......................6/16/13............................21:44 N. Partin Dr....................................Medical......................6/16/13............................23:48 Weekly Safety Tip: Most fireworks burn injuries involve children. These are usually burns to hands and eyes causing vision impairment and disfiguring scars. Sparklers are the biggest danger to children. The tip temperature at the end of a sparkler reaches 1800 degrees Fahrenheit and can easily cause a burn. Like the Niceville Fire Department on Facebook North BayThe North Bay Fire Department responded to the following calls from June 10, 2013 through June 16, 2013. Street Situation Date Time Parkside Cir.............................Medical........................................6/10/13.................02:53 Top of Mid Bay Bridge............Dispatched & cancelled.............6/1013..................17:24 Cedar St...................................Dispatched & cancelled.............6/11/13.................04:03 N. White Point Rd...................Medical........................................6/11/13.................08:02 E. Hwy. 20...............................Medical........................................6/11/13.................11:39 Northridge Rd..........................Medical........................................6/11/13.................13:55 W. Parkwood Ln......................Medical alarm activation............6/12/13.................18:46 8th Ave. Crestview..................Cover assignment......................6/12/13.................20:12 N. White Point Rd...................Medical assist.............................6/13/13.................11:40 Hagen Ct.................................HazMat investigation..................6/13/13.................12:44 E. Hwy. 20...............................Medical........................................06/13/13..............14:16 E. John Sims Pkwy.................Dispatched & cancelled.............6/13/13.................18:24 N. Hwy. 85...............................Medical........................................6/13/13.................18:38 Bluewater Blvd........................False call.....................................6/14/13.................10:50 Pine Street...............................Medical........................................6/14/13.................11:43 Pine Street...............................Public assist................................6/14/13.................16:34 Barbados Way.........................Good intent call...........................6/14/13.................23:36 Hwy. 20/Range Rd..................No incident found.......................6/15/13.................01:09 Shay Lin Ct..............................Gasoline or other flammable.....6/15/13.................01:21 Yacht Club Dr..........................Dispatched & cancelled.............6/15/13.................03:48 Hwy. 20 E................................Vehicle accident..........................6/15/13.................12:22 N. White Point Rd...................Medical........................................6/15/13.................20:25 Glen Eagles Dr........................Dispatched & cancelled.............6/16/13.................14:10 Troon Dr. W.............................Assist invalid...............................6/16/13.................17:24 Visit northbayfd.org for more information. This information is from reports by the Okaloosa County Sheriff s Office. A reward is offered by Emerald Coast Crime Stoppers, 863-8477, or 1-888-654-8477. Information can also be provided anonymously by texting “TIP214 plus the message” to CRIMES (274637)Okaloosa seeks fugitivesThis information is from reports by the Okaloosa County Sheriff s Office. Name: Geoffrey H. Balmaceda Wanted for: FTA-Uttering a Forged Instrument Height: 5-feet, 5-inches Weight: 130 Age: 32 Date of birth: 04-07-1981 Hair: Black Eyes: Brown Name: Harley William Johnson Wanted for: VOPSale/Manufacture/Deliver Marijuana Height: 6-feet, 0-inches Weight: 200 Age: 44 Date of birth: 04-01-1969 Hair: Eyes: Name: William Christopher Smith Wanted for: Failure to Register as a Sexual Offender Height: 5-feet, 8-inches Weight: 210 Age: 45 Date of birth: 07-25-1967 Hair: Brown Eyes: Green Page A-4 Wednesday, June 19, 2013 THEBAYBEACON The voice of Niceville, Bluewater Bay and Valparaiso since 1992 209 Government Ave., Niceville • 678-7925Sales & Installation FREE Estimates Mon.-Fri. 8am 5pm Sat. by AppointmentSIMPLER CARPET & TILE, INC. 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KentEditor and PublisherBunni FarnhamAdvertising RepresentativeCandice LeggeGraphic ArtistKaron DeyBookkeeper Ignacio MacasaetGraphic ArtistLinda McCormickAdvertising RepresentativeCheryle ValentineReceptionistThe Bay Beacon and Beacon Express, incorporating the Bluewater Breeze, is published every Wednesday by Bayou Enterprises Inc. Free total-market home delivery to Niceville, Valparaiso, Bluewater Bay and Seminole, as well as midWalton County from Villa Tasso to Basin Bayou, including Choctaw Beach. Subscriptions: One year, mail, $104. One year, electronic subscription, $52.Niceville s NewspaperSara KentMarketing Director We carry a variety of fresh, clean, cut shelled and packaged Fruit & Vegetables!We accept all major credit cards and EBT.BandHveggies.com  (228) 990-5605Email: BandHveggies@yahoo.com Find us at:Niceville Community Market DayBehind Niceville’s City HallSaturday, June 22,  9am-2pm Snap Peas, Butter Beans, Sweet Corn, Okra, Pineapple Chunks, Whole Strawberries, Blackberries, Blueberries, and much more!

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GEICO Gecko image 1999-2013. 2013 GEICO850-863-4187 D i am o n d W or k si nc 850-244-5252 | www.DiamondWorksJewelry.comPark Place Plaza | 323 Page Bacon Rd. | Mary Esther, FL 32569Mike TarbuckJeweler ~ Owner GPS, military identification, Florida driver's license, prescription diet medication, $100 cash and a credit card from her car. *** A Niceville resident reported June someone had stolen his wallet while he was swimming at Turkey Creek Park at 340 W. John Sims Parkway. *** A Niceville resident of the 500 block of Woodlow Road reported June 5 someone stole his son's tricycle from the sidewalk in front of his residence. *** A Niceville resident of the 3700 block of Peachtree Way reported June 7 someone stole his wife's jewelry. The complainant did not report any force entry at his residence. *** A Niceville resident of the 500 block of 22nd Street reported June 8 someone stole jewelry from his home. *** Niceville police received a call June 7 reporting someone stole a refrigerator from a trailer on the 300 block of Reeves Street, Niceville. Criminal mischiefNiceville police received a call June 3 reporting someone sprayed words in purple paint on the porch of a house under construction on Chimney Rock Circle, Niceville. OtherA Niceville resident of the first block of Alan A. Dale Drive reported June 5 someone had taken his mail, ripped it up and put it back in his mailbox. *** A Niceville resident of the 700 block of Howell Road reported June 3 someone kicked in the front door of his car and drove away after an altercation. *** A Niceville resident of the 600 block of Bayshore Drive reported June 7 that his kayak, which he had reported missing last year, had turned up in his neighbor's yard. BLOTTERFrom page A-4 THE INQUIRING PHOTOGRAPHER —by Mike Griffith “I think it s wrong. Parents should be notified about important things like that.” Perry Smith, 30, Valparaiso, US Air Force “I would say no. Parents should be notified.” David Patterson, 43, Mossy Head, manager Aida Amend, 62, Valparaiso, housewife Lisa Clarrey, 45, Niceville, administrative assistantWhat should we ask next week? Email your suggested question to: info@baybeacon.com Include "Suggested IP question" in the "subject" field.What do you think about selling the “morning after” pill to girls as young as 15 without notifying their parents or personal physicians?Peggy Saxon, 39, Niceville, bartender Location: Walmart “That s wrong. Parents should be more involved in raising their children responsibly than having to resort to something like that.” “Parents should be notified before any pill is sold to underage girls.” Callie Reader, 20, Fort Walton Beach, student “If girls are going to be sexually active at that age, they should at least get the pills through a doctor s prescription, so as to be better informed of what they re doing and the potential consequences.” “I think it s ridiculous. Coming from the perspective of the parent of daughters, I think it s scary. It takes away consequences for poor decisions.” We are looking for old furniture and other items you might have in your attic, barn, garage or storage building. Give us a call and we will take a look.Call Barb: (850) 902-2205 base because of the nature of pilot training, which requires many practice takeoffs and landings. Five of the other alternatives studied—those that would shift many more flights to Duke Field north of Niceville—would affect population numbers ranging between the two extremes. A costly eighth alternative—building a new runway to the west, would affect 1,648 residents with regular high noise levels, according to the study. The study, which had been expected to be a final one, instead remains a "draft" that will be the topic of an Eglin-sponsored public hearing July 9 in Valparaiso, the nearest city, and the one that would suffer the most from jet noise under the Air Force's "preferred alternative" for F-35 flights. The Air Force will accept comments on the study until July 29. "The Air Force has analyzed a range of alternatives that would, among other things, maximize the number of flight training operations to be conducted on the Eglin Reservation, preserve restricted airspace to the greatest extent possible, and protect the military value of Eglin AFB as a Major Range Test Facility Base to support all existing and future military missions," said Brig. Gen. David A. Harris, commander of Eglin's 96th Air Base Wing, in a statement accompanying release of the environmental study. Local civilian reaction to the latest Air Force study was mixed (see related story page 2). A total of 59 F-35s will eventually be stationed at Eglin to train pilots and maintainers from three U.S. military services and those of foreign buyers of the radar-evading, ground-strike fighter, accounting for 2,500 military members and about 5,500 family members. Since the first F-35 arrived at Eglin in July 2011, the base has received 25 of its complement under the delay-plagued program. Full-fledged training has not yet begun, although flight tempo has increased markedly in recent weeks. The jet, said to be the world's most advanced, won't be ready for combat for at least two more years, according to the Pentagon. The environmental study released last week indicates that jet noise would render nearly half of Valparaiso unsuitable for residential use under the Air Force's preferred alternative for flight training. Much of the affected area, west of John Sims Parkway, is occupied by houses and apartments. The preferred alternative envisions some 43,000 F-35 "air traffic control operations" a year at Eglin, plus another 99,000 for other Eglin aircraft, for a total of 142,000. Although current restrictions on the use of the north-south runway would be ended under the preferred alternative, the Air Force study said Eglin would still try to "minimize or avoid . routine use" of the runway "to avoid or reduce noise impacts." A table in the study indicated that under the preferred alternative, about 30 low-altitude F-35 flights a day could be expected over Valparaiso (some 22 more than any competing alternative), or about 6 percent of all Eglin F35 "operations." The Valparaiso total doesn't include any flights to Duke Field that may overfly the city. For all Eglin aircraft operating under the Air Force preferred plan, including planes that aren't F-35s, about 16 percent of all low-altitude flights would be over Valparaiso, according to the table. The government has offered no compensation for those whose properties may suffer from an increase in jet noise. A spokesman for Dist. 1 Rep. Jeff Miller said the congressman would have nothing to say on the issue of compensation until a final environmental study is released. A date for that event has not been announced. Eglin will conduct a public hearing on the latest environmental study at First Baptist Church, Valparaiso, July 9, from 5:30 to 8 p.m. At some point after the public hearing the environmental study will be finalized and an Air Force decision will be issued implementing a final F-35 training program, including a ruling on runway use. The current documents may be found on the Eglin website under "Revised BRAC Draft SEIS" at: www.eglin.af.mil/eglindocuments.asp Copies are also available at the Valparaiso and Niceville public libraries. F-35From page A-1to the contract. The current contract for the maintenance of the 100,000gallon tank costs the city $9,243 annually, and includes the cost of repairs, repaintings inside and outside the tank with the existing design, and any cleanings required because of vandalism. The tank, on Adams Avenue, will have to be taken off-line for about a week for the job. Kelley said that another, newer water tower in the north part of the city will be able to maintain normal systemwide pressure while the other one is out of service. Kelley said he proposed the idea to add a logo with three F35 fighter planes and the phrase "Home of Eglin Air Force Base" to accompany the city's name. Kelley said he thought the new logo would be a nice way to recognize the contributions Eglin has made to the Valparaiso community. Kelley said he heard of no opposition to the design or the "Eglin" phrase for any reasons other than financial ones. "Our motivation to not use the design was solely costbased," Kelley said. VALP.From page A-1 Brig. Gen. David Harris

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The voice of Niceville, Bluewater Bay and Valparaiso since 1992 Page A-6 Wednesday, June 19, 2013 THEBAYBEACON ALL AROUND THE TOWN ALL AROUND THE TOWN ALL AROUND THE TOWN lift truck to assist in the refurbishment of the signal arms. Price said the brown-painted steel masts and stoplights were installed in 2000, when Rocky Bayou Drive was modified to intersect SR 20 farther west than it did previously. Price said the masts must not have been primed correctly, because they deteriorated sooner than they should. The Florida Department of Transportation, which provided the masts, disclaimed responsibility. According to Price, Niceville officials contacted state and county authorities over a year ago requesting refurbishment of the signal masts. "They basically told us if we wanted to, we could do the work ourselves," Price said. Price said this job will cost the city between $6,000 and $10,000. He said the city looked into hiring a contractor to do the work, but found that the lowest price contractors were offering for the work was around $12,000. The masts are being repainted in the same brown color in which they were made. Price said this job is similar in scope and cost to one completed about one year ago at the intersection of SR 20 and Cedar Avenue. Price said Niceville residents have long complained to city officials about the poor appearance of the signal masts at the intersection. Price announced the work at a Niceville City Council meeting June 11, and Niceville City Councilman Bill Schaetzle, who lives in the Rocky Bayou Estates subdivision and sees the dilapidated intersection every day when he goes from his house to SR 20, thanked Price and the public works department for refurbishing the signs. "We really appreciate your repainting those signals," Schaetzle said. "They really have been a problem for a long time." Price said the city does not have any plans to refurbish any of the other signal masts in the city, as those at SR 20 and Rocky Bayou Drive were the only ones in dire need of a facelift. EYESOREFrom page A-1Bluewater Bay DentalThe saving grace of dental implants DON’T MISS THIS OPPORTUNITY!For only $105.95 a week for 11 weeks, you can capitalize on a powerful promotional tool.ADD ONE OR BOTH OF OUR MILITARY PAPERS AT HALF PRICE! A A L L L L A A R R O O U U N N D D T T H H E E T T O O W W N N The Beacon s ALL AROUND THE TOWN is one of the best read advertising sections available. It combines the strength of a well-written business profile, a color photo, and 11 colorful well-designed ads. Each week customers will tell you all about it. Call 678-1080 today! Dr. Olivier Broutin believes that when he creates relationships based on trust in his dental practice, he and his team can offer the best solutions to his patients. He knows that people who are suffering the discomfort and embarrassment of losing a tooth feel like there's no hope and the only answer is wearing a bridge or dentures forever. Having a tooth extracted can be a devastating experience. It affects how you look, speak, eat, and feel about yourself. What many people do not know is that losing a tooth can also begin a domino effect of ill health and aging. The negative results go far deeper than what you see on the surface. When a tooth is extracted, another process begins under the surface – the loss of bone. As soon as a tooth is lost, the bone that held it in place begins to deteriorate up to 25 percent of bone mass is lost the first year! This bone is so essential to the structure and balance of your smile and your face, that without it, your lips will look thinner, your nose longer, you will lose more teeth and will very likely develop TMJ disorder. It doesn't have to be that way. Dental implants provide better health, appearance, and lasting benefits for patients who have lost a tooth. Dr. Broutin is excited to offer this amazing technology to his patients. A dental implant is a relatively simple innovation. A Titanium rod is inserted into the bone where the tooth s root used to be. Because Titanium is biocompatible, it becomes one with the bone and essentially becomes a part of your mouth. This keeps the bone living and stimulated, prevents further tooth loss and keeps your face youthfully supported. The technology is both safe and proven – over a million implants are inserted every year and the results are incredible. The teeth surrounding the implant are less likely to decay, require root canals or be lost because of a lack of bone support. And the implant itself is not affected by cavities or periodontal disease. Dental Implants are a compelling option for patients of almost any age, and Dr. Broutin has seen remarkable success rates. He believes in offering the best possible dental treatments that give his patients beauty, comfort and function. The main focus of Dr. Broutin and his staff is to take care of every aspect of their patient's dental health. "I can t emphasize enough how important it is for people to realize that bone starts deteriorating the very moment a tooth is lost. Bridging it over or using a traditional denture doesn t stop the loss. An implant or implant supported denture can. That s powerful. It s the fascinating science of dentistry.” For more information about Dr. Olivier Broutin and the benefits of implant dentistry, call (850) 897-4488 or visit www.BluewaterBayDentist.com. 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Amelia Covington successfully competed in Duke University’s twentieth annual Talent Identification Program (TIP) and received a TIP merit certificate. She was enrolled in the prestigious program for the next two years. TIP offers academically gifted students rigorous and engaging independent study opportunities anytime, anywhere. Amelia is the daughter of Thomas and Claire Ballard Covington of Titusville. She is the granddaughter of Ronald and Yolanda Ballard of Niceville and Thomas and Margaret Covington of Lawndale, NC. *** Jaxon Topel of Niceville just made the all American baseball team. The teams were selected through recruiting and nominations for 2013 and were chosen from the participants that competed in the USSSA Stars and Stripes Winter World Championships. He was the only player in Florida taken and only one out of ten in the nation selected. The voice of Niceville, Bluewater Bay and Valparaiso since 1992 B B e e a a c c o o n n E E x x p p r r e e s s s sOUR TOWNP P a a g g e e B B 1 1 W W e e d d n n ee s s d d a a y y , J J u u n n e e 1 1 9 9 , 2 2 0 0 1 1 3 3 Who’s News 6516327 COVINGTON SPORTSMAN'SEXPO PresentedbyWillowOutdoors,LLC June28-30,2013 AndalusiaKiwanisComplex MeetTroyLandryandJacobLandryfrom the"SwampPeople"seriesonHistory AlsoFeaturing: TicketsNow Available atCCB. AdultsAdmission Ticketsare $10perday. Children4and underarefree withpaidadult.ProudsponsoroftheCovingtonSportsman'sExpoBepartofsomethingspecial Visitwww.covingtonsportsmansexpo.comfortheScheduleofEvents NationallyKnownTurkeyHunter& CallerEddieSalter BenelliExhibitionShooterTimBradley PrestonPittman,Veteranofthewild turkeyindustry,willbeactingouta turkeyscenewithotherworldclass callersattheexpo! Hunter'sEducationCoursesforMen, WomenandChildren ArcheryCompetition ShotgunSafety Over100Vendo rs Opus I performed the national anthem at the start of the Senior Awards Day ceremonies May 31, for an emotionally charged day as Niceville High School class of 2013 prepared for their transition from high school. See more on page 5. Rocky Bayou students were full of restless energy May 30, as they sat through the commencement ceremonies that signified the onset of adulthood and the beginning of their futures. Read more on 2.Beacon photos by Daniel Elsesser The morning was bright and so were the smiles May 23, as Collegiate students gathered in the common area known as “The Circus” at Northwest Florida State College more than ready to take the next step in life. Kiwanis honors Edge studentsThree Edge Elementary children received awards from Florida Kiwanis. Sophia Contratto, pictured right, won first prize in art at both the Kiwanis Club of Niceville-Valpariso and the Florida Kiwanis District. Marissa Rung, not pictured, won first prize in speech at the Kiwanis Club of Niceville-Valparaiso and second prize in the Florida Kiwanis District. Sophia, Marissa and Zoe Habblett, pictured left, were awarded “K-Kids Super Star” trophies for the 2012-2013 year. Ruckel principal retiresRuckel Middle School Principal Dr. Debra Collins Goolsby, seated right, retired after 30 years working in the Okaloosa County School District. Glenda Fohner, left, helps Goolsby celebrate three decades of commitment at the school s year end ceremonies June 6Beacon photo by Daniel Elsesser Amelia Covington Jaxon TopelClass of 2013 moves on a Family Dental CareCompassionate Personalized CareRestore Your Smile, Keep Your ScheduleBeautiful SmilesBegin Here CEREC delivers top quality restorations in one visit, so you can get back to what matters most.Same Day CrownsComplimentary Second Opinion(Includes Free X-Ray, D0220, D9310)• Comprehensive Family Care • Advanced Sterilization Techniques • Luma Arch Whitening In Office • Cosmetic Veneers/Bonding • Preventative Dentistry • Custom Crowns/ Bridges • Implant Restoration • Gentle Nitrous Oxide • Digital X-Rays CONVENIENT SCHEDULINGMon. Thurs. 7:30am-5:30pm Friday: Closed RALFP. ZAPATA, DDS THOMASGRANT, DMDWe Welcome New Patients & Emergencies729-1223www.nicevillefamilydentalcenter.com 908 S. Palm Blvd., Niceville We make seeing the dentist easy A friendly, relaxed atmosphere DESIGNED FOR THE WAY YOU LIVE! LINDA ZICKLER, Realtor(850)-621-7233 lzickler@gnt.netwww.nicevillekw.com 4534 Hwy 20 East, Bluewater Bay (Merchants Walk)Each office independently owned and operated. FAIRWAY WOODS! See this 1959 SF, 3/2 split bedroom brick home NOW before it's gone! Its open and airy design, upgraded kitchen and baths, super wraparound screened porch, and golf course location make this home a winner! $295,000Selling this summer? Call Linda Zickler today!

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The voice of Niceville, Bluewater Bay and Valparaiso since 1992 Page B-2 Wednesday, June 19, 2013 THEBAYBEACONRocky Bayou Christian Academy Class of 2013Rocky Bayou Christian Academy is pleased to announce its 2013 Graduate Scholarship Awards totaling almost four and a half million dollars that were presented at the Baccalaureate/Commencement at Niceville Assembly of God on Friday, May 31. Per graduate, in alphabetical order, the awards are as follows: Bold indicates post-secondary choice; Bold and Italicized indicate Florida Bright Futures; Regular font indicates other college scholarship offers; Italicized and underlined denote local and other scholarships. Christy Allen – United States Air Force Academy, $414,000 ; Florida Academic Scholarship ; Southeastern University, $44,000, Colorado Christian University, $49,000; Stetson University, $108,200, Samford University, $42,000; Taylor Haugen, $1,500, Eglin Officer’s Club, $2,000 (earned but not accepted due to USAFA appointment), Delta Air Lines Scholarship, $1,000 Superintendant’s Renaissance Woman; Honors Diploma; ACSI DCHSS Award for Academics, Athletics, Christian Service, and Leadership; President’s Award for Educational Excellence; RBCA Good Christian Character Award; Barnabas Award; Philemon AwardDr. Grete, Mrs. Joslyn, Mr. Lewis; W.B. Grete Outstanding Student Award ; John Witherspoon Award for Excellence in Government and Economics Austin Bearinger – Interim Year in Europe, Philemon AwardMr. Hoskins Asher Bechtold – University of West Florida ; Florida Medallion Scholar, ACSI DCHSS Award for Christian Service Mikayla Berner Vocational Training in Early Childhood Development, ACSI DCHSS Award for Christian Service; Philemon AwardMrs. Trippe Kristen Bernheisel – University of Mobile, Soccer Scholarship, $36,000 ; Florida Medallion Scholar; Liberty University, $25,600, Maine College of Art, $36,000, Superintendant’s Renaissance Woman; Honors Diploma; ACSI DCHSS Award for Athletics, Fine Arts, and Christian Service; President’s Award for Educational Excellence;RBCA Outstanding Christian Character Award. Heather Chandler – Northwest Florida State College ; Jean Kirkvold Emholtz Memorial Education Scholarship, $1,000 Wesley Chandler – University of West Florida, Army ROTC Scholarship $10,600; Florida Medallion Scholar Mariah Colvin – Tallahassee Community College while attending Cosmetology School in Tallahassee, President’s Award for Educational Achievement Cody Craine Northwest Florida State College; Florida Academic Scholar Brittany Dunn Choice Technical Center, Photography, and John Casa Blancas Acting School, ACSI DCHSS Award for Christian Service; President’s Award for Educational Achievement Brandon Ferrell – University of Mobile, $30,000; Florida Medallion Scholar ; Union University, $11,200, Toccoa Falls College, $32,000; President’s Award for Educational Excellence Naldi Fonseca Northwest Florida State College, ACSI DCHSS Award for Christian Service; President’s Award for Educational Excellence; Israel Award; Philemon AwardMr. Dyrda Elizabeth Gadzinski – Northwest Florida State College; Florida Medallion Scholar ; Carson Newman Dean’s Scholar, $40,000, Spring Hill Portier Scholarship, $72,000, Honors Diploma; ACSI DCHSS Award for Christian Service; President’s Award for Educational Excellence; RBCA Outstanding Christian Character Award; Moses Award; Philemon AwardMr. Alldredge Brandon Gillette United States Armed Forces Hannah Green – Liberty University, Academic Scholarship $25,600; Florida Medallion Scholar ; Palm Beach Atlantic University, $41,400, Honors Diploma; ACSI DCHSS Award for Leadership; RBCA Good Christian Character Award; Philemon AwardMrs. Shaw Amanda Hart – Anderson University, $61,200; Florida Medallion Scholar ; Belhaven University, $52,000, Honors Diploma; ACSI DCHSS Award for Fine Arts and Christian Service; President’s Award for Educational Achievement; RBCA Outstanding Christian Character Award Laura Herndon – Liberty University, Academic Scholarship $19,100; Florida Medallion Scholar ; Nova Southeastern University, $40,000, ACSI DCHSS Award for Academics and Christian Service; President’s Award for Educational Excellence; RBCA Good Christian Character Award; Israel Award, Philemon Award – Mr. Allen Jacob Holcomb – University of Alabama, Softball Manager Scholarship $20,000; Explosive Ordinance Disposal Warrior Foundation Scholarship, $8,000, ACSI DCHSS Award for Athletics; Moses Award; Philemon Award – Coach Owen, Mr. Parker Tanner Jenkins – Valencia College, ACSI DCHSS Award for Fine Arts and Christian Service Tyrin Jenkins United States Armed Forces, President’s Award for Educational Achievement Shiloh Johns Northwest Florida State College; Florida Academic Scholar ; Florida Institute of Technology, $88,600, Honors Diploma; ACSI DCHSS Award for Fine Arts and Christian Service; RBCA Good Christian Character Award Rachel Johnson University of West Florida, Academic Scholarship, $42,380; Florida Medallion Scholar ; Oglethorpe University, $56,000, ACSI DCHSS Award for Leadership and Christian Service Kandace Jolly – Liberty University, Academic Scholarships, $16,600; Florida Medallion Scholar Honors Diploma; ACSI DCHSS Award for Leadership and Christian Service; Philemon Award – Mrs. Give Byung Hoon Jun – University of California at Davis, Community Service Scholarships pending, $4,000, ACSI DCHSS Award for Fine Arts and Christian Service; President’s Award for Educational Achievement Wan Shik Kim – Korean Military Service, President’s Award for Educational Achievement Austin Drew Kirkpatrick – Palm Beach Atlantic University, Academic Scholarships, $77,064; Florida Medallion Scholar ; Liberty University, $25,900; Flagler College, $62,000, Honors Diploma;Superintendent’s Renaissance Man; ACSI DCHSS Award for Athletics, Christian Service, and Leadership; Moses Award; Philemon Award Mrs. Knie Thanatat Lapsiriwatkul Mahidol University in Bangkok, Thailand, President’s Award for Educational Achievement; RBCA Perfect Attendance Award; Philemon Award – Mr. Brande Savannah Linn – Interim Semester for Missions in Scotland, Florida Medallion Scholar ; Liberty University, $8,000, Belhaven University, $34,000, University of Mobile, $38,000, DCHSS Award for Fine Arts, Christian Service and Leadership; President’s Award for Educational Achievement; RBCA Good Christian Character Award; Philemon Award – Mrs. Alldredge, Mr. Rhoads Deysi Ly – Georgia Perimeter College, President’s Award for Educational Achievement; RBCA Outstanding Christian Character Award Darla Lyon – University of West Florida, Academic Scholarship $18,000; Florida Academic Scholar, Honors Diploma; ACSI DCHSS Award for Fine Arts and Christian Service; President’s Award for Please see ROCKY, page B-3 Rocky Bayou Christian Academy Class of 2013 graduated with a combined total of four and a half million dollars in scholarships. 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The voice of Niceville, Bluewater Bay and Valparaiso since 1992 Wednesday, June 19, 2013 Page B-3 THEBAYBEACON CHURCH DIRECTORY First Baptist Church ofValparaisoENGAGINGGOD,CONNECTINGWITHOTHERS,SERVINGALL 444 Valparaiso Pkwy. 850-678-4822 www.fbcvalparaiso.orgSundays Bible Study • 9:30am Celebration Service • 11:00am Discipleship • 5:00pm Wednesdays Adults, Youth, & Children • 6:00pm ST. PAUL LUTHERAN CHURCH and PRESCHOOL, ELCASunday Services: 8:30 a.m. Liturgical, 10:30 a.m. Praise Adult Classes: 9:30 a.m. Nursery provided.St. Paul Preschool now enrolling for Fall 2013.1407 E. John Sims Parkway, Niceville Phone: 850-678-1298 www.stpaulniceville.com IMMANUELANGLICANCHURCHSunday Morning Services 9 a.m. Traditional Spirit-filled Worship with Holy CommunionNursery, ages 6 wks.-2yrs.; Sunday School, ages 3-711:01 a.m. Walk In…Worship (Contemporary Worship with Holy Communion)Nursery & Sunday School providedImmanuel Anglican Youth Wednesday Nights 6:30-8p.m. @ The ShedHang out; engage; worship; growwww.iacdestin.org “Pointing The Way To Jesus” 250 Indian Bayou Trail, Destin | Church Office: 850-837-6324Educational AchievementTroy University, $59,760, Belhaven University, $32,000 Timofey Makarov – Northwest Florida State College, ACSI DCHSS Award for Christian Service President’s Award for Educational Achievement Keanu Mason Northwest Florida State College, Florida Medallion Scholars, pending June test scores Dillon McArthur – Northwest Florida State College Rachel Mosley – Bryan College, Volleyball Scholarship, $84,600; Florida Academic Scholar Montreat College, $48,000, Troy University, $59,760, Liberty University, $46,000, Southern Illinois University, $16,000, Clearwater Christian College, $30,000, Palm Beach Atlantic University, $70,000; FHSAA Academic All State Scholar, $1,000, Burger King Scholar, $1000, Taylor Haugen Scholarship, $1,500, Superintendent’s Renaissance Woman; Honors Diploma; ACSI DCHSS Award for Academics, Athletics, Christian Service and Leadership; President’s Award for Educational Excellence; Israel Award; Philemon Award – Ms. Eaves Joshua Motter Northwest Florida State College, President’s Award for Educational Achievement Tyler Mueller Northwest Florida State College ; Horatio Alger National Scholar, $20,000 ACSI DCHSS Award for Christian Service; President’s Award for Educational Achievement Natalie Ouma – Savannah College of Art and Design, Academic Honors Scholarship, $52,000 ; New York Institute of Technology, $60,000; Anderson University, $14,000; Ringling College of Art and Design, $37,500, ACSI DCHSS Award for Academics, Fine Arts and Leadership; President’s Award for Educational Achievement; Barnabas Award Chelsea Outman Northwest Florida State College; Florida Medallion Scholar ; Twin Cities Auxiliary Scholarship, $1,000 ACSI DCHSS Award for Christian Service; President’s Award for Educational Achievement; RBCA Good Christian Character Award Jennifer Paskell – Northwest Florida State College; Florida Medallion Scholar ; Stetson University, $116,800, Spring Hill College, $62,000, ACSI DCHSS Award for Christian Service and Leadership; RBCA Good Christian Character Award Austin Rogers United States Armed Forces, Philemon Award – Senora Alvarez Jessica Sandlin – Jonkoping University in Sweden, $40,946; Florida Medallion Scholar ; Savannah College of Art and Design, $54,000; Anderson University, $48,000; Moore College of Art and Design, $78,000 ; Northwest Florida State College, $4,000, Superintendent’s Renaissance Woman; Honors Diploma; ACSI DCHSS Award for Christian Service, Fine Arts and Leadership; President’s Award for Educational Achievement; RBCA Outstanding Christian Character Award; Moses Award; Philemon Award – Ms. Boon Jenna Sasser Interim Year with World Harvest Missions New Life Children’s Home in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, ACSI DCHSS Award for Christian Service; President’s Award for Educational Achievement; Jesse Brewer “Spirit” Award Audrey Stevens – Wellesley College, $196,000; Florida Medallion Scholar ; Barry University, $52,000, Rollins College, $50,000, Richmond University, $48,000, Stephens College, $21,000, Kings College, $60,000, Randolph College, $5,000, Superintendent’s Renaissance Woman; Honors Diploma; ACSI DCHSS Award for Fine Arts and Christian Service; President’s Award for Educational Achievement; RBCA Outstanding Christian Character Award; Israel Award; Philemon Award – Coach Mandreger Christopher Stovall Northwest Florida State College Timothy Sung – Northwestern University, $229,292; Florida Academic Scholar, Valedictorian; Honors Diploma ; ACSI DCHSS Award for Academics and Christian Service; President’s Award for Educational Excellence Amanda Thomas Northwest Florida State College Bess Tyler University of West Florida, John Pace Scholarship, $133,200 with Florida Academic Scholar, ACSI DCHSS Award for Leadership; President’s Award for Educational Achievement Brianna Wehner – University of New Orleans, Privateer Scholarship, $60,000; Florida Medallion Scholar Savannah West – University of South Alabama, $40,000; Florida Academic Scholar ; Spring Hill College, $74,000, University of Central Florida, $6,000 Stetson University, $108,200, Drexel University, $74,000 Case Western University, $92,000 ; Twin Cities Hospital Auxiliary Sally A. Jerome Memorial Scholarship, $1,500, Salutatorian; Honors Diploma; ACSI DCHSS Award for Academics, Christian Service and Leadership; President’s Award for Educational Excellence; RBCA Good Christian Character Award Philemon Award Mrs. Downing, Dr. Mosley Dwight Williams University of West Florida, $9,000 with Florida Medallion Scholar ; Southeastern University, $24,600, ACSI DCHSS Award for Athletics and Christian Service; President’s Award for Educational Achievement Erika Wyn Interim Year with Peru Missions; Florida Medallion Scholar Cedarville University, $36,000 Cassandra Young – Western Carolina University, WCU Leadership Institute; Florida Medallion Scholar ; Berry College, $15,200; Discus Scholar, $3,000, Superintendent’s Renaissance Woman; Honors Diploma; ACSI DCHSS Award for Fine Arts, Christian Service and Leadership ROCKYFrom page B-2 Red Horse helps CICOver 20 volunteers from the Hurlburt Field 823 Red Horse Unit rolled up their sleeves to form and pour the concrete driveway for a family foster home located in the Children in Crisis, Children s Neighborhood in Fort Walton Beach. Tech. Sgt. Dan Hall coordinated the training days. Pictured, Red Horse volunteers work on the driveway of the CIC Ya Ya's House family foster home in the Children s Neighborhood. Welding student of the yearRodney Porter of Niceville was presented with the Outstanding Student of the Year Award for Welding Technology at CHOICE Technical Center, Fort Walton Beach. He received a plaque and welding hood the evening of the ceremony. Rodney is the son of Gina Marini and David Porter. Beacon photo by Daniel ElsesserRuckel essay winnersRuckel students were challenged to write an essay titled “Be the change you want to see in the world”. A winner from each grade was selected. Pictured from left, Carmen Patterson, sixth grade winner Kimberly (last name withheld), Principal Goolsby, seventh grade winner Eileen Landa and Sonja Love. Not pictured is Donaji Brindley, eighth grade essay winner. NEWSPAPER DELIVERY Earn extra cash of $45 to $140 or more each week in your spare time! The Bay Beacon seeks a reliable independent contractor to insert, bag, and deliver newspapers Tuesday night. You must be over 21 and have a reliable vehicle, a good driving record, a Florida driver s license, and proof of current liability insurance. No collecting duties. Earnings vary according to route and work load. Stop by the Bay Beacon for an information sheet and to fill out an application. The Beacon 1181 E. John Sims Parkway, Niceville • 678-1080 (Parkway East Shopping Center across from PoFolks) Drivers: Guaranteed Home EVERY Weekend! Company: All miles PAID (Loaded or Empty)! Lease to own. NO money down. No credit check! Call 1888-880-5911 NEWSPAPER REPORTER The Bay Beacon has an opening for a fulltime reporter. The job requires a hardworking, self-starting, organized journalist with high standards for accuracy, the ability to meet deadlines, a nose for news, and concern for readers. Paid holidays, paid vacation, IRA plan. Applicants should have reporting experience. Apply at the Beacon s office 1181 E. John Sims Pkwy, Niceville. Submit copies of samples of your written work. CAMP TIMPOOCHEE NEEDS YOU! 4-H Camp Timpoochee needs kitchen staff IMMEDIATELY. $8/hr, flexible scheduling, work part or full time. NO EXPERIENCE NECESSARY, just a cheerful attitude and willingness to work hard. Contact Jennifer Williams at 850-8972224 or timpoochee4h@ufl.edu Dr. Kenneth Haskin will retire from the practice of medicine effective June 28, 2013. Your medical records will remain at White-Wilson Medical Center and be available for other White-Wilson physicians. You may request copies of your records for physicians outside of White-Wilson by calling the Medical Records Department. House cleaning in BWB and Rocky Bayou areas. Call 850-3764610. Will do ironing in my home. Very reasonable rates. (850)685-4364 Infant care opening in registered home near Hurlburt. References. Affordable. DCF# R01OK0111. Phone 243-1859 Help Wanted Legal Notices Services Help Wanted Help Wanted CLASSIFIEDS B eaco n "Where Buyers and Sellers Meet!" Warehouse/Office 1484 Hickory St.NicevilleWISE AVE.Niceville Offices 500SF1,000SFWarehouses 1,000SF6,000SF PRIME WAREHOUSE OR OFFICE SPACE AVAILABLE For more information call897-6464 Help Wanted Help Wanted Homes for Sale Homes for Sale Homes for Sale Carriage Hills Realty, Inc.You Just Need the Keys!Call Carriage Hills Realty for All of Your Real Estate Needs.“Home Is Where the Heart Is.” (850) 678-51781821 John Sims Pkwy. | Niceville, Florida 32578 www.CarriageHills.com | Realtor@CarriageHills.com If you want Niceville, Valparaiso and Bluewater Bay to know, say it in the Beacon. Call 850-678-1080 today. HELP WANTED The Bluewater Bay Tennis Center is in need of part-time help (10 to 15 hours per week) to assist in the maintenance of the courts. No experience necessary. 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Free soccer Lewis School will be hosting free ongoing volleyball practice for the month of July. Practice schedule for July will be Monday 8-11 a.m. and 1-4 p.m. Required paperwork can be obtained in the front office from 7-2 daily. New participants please show up on Mondays. For more information contact Coach Lani at 830-4575 or email Nakeawe4@yahoo.com Wii bowling party Wii Bowling for teens and our young at heart seniors will be in the Teen Room in the Niceville Public Library Thursday, June 20, at 10:30 a.m. This is a free program for ages 13 – young at heart seniors adults. Call 279-4863 x1504 for more info. Movie Thursday The Valparaiso Community Library invites everyone June 20 to beat the heat at Movie Thursday. The movie will be “Oz the Great and Powerful” at 2 p.m. Call 729-5406, email eruff@valp.org, or check vcl.valp.org for more movies and dates. Plant lecture and swap The Tri-County Horticulture Studies Group will meet on June 20 at 10 a.m. The meeting will be held in the Heritage Museum of Northwest Florida, 115 Westview Avenue, Valparaiso. A lecture and program about gingers will be given by Marie Harrison. Following the lecture, the group will go to the Harrison home in Valparaiso for a plant swap/sale. Those wishing to bring plants to swap should have them planted in containers and labeled with the name of the plant. For more information, contact Marie Harrison at marieharrison@valp.net. No exotic invasive plants. Author book signings Rich Worsham will be signing books on Friday, June 21 from 3:30 pm 4:30 pm. He will have his book ‘The Legend of the Dog as told by Buster Brown’ available for purchase. ‘The Legend of the Dog’ tells the story of Buster Brown, a Dachshund, who takes an adventurous journey. Plan time to visit Rich and find out more about Rich and Busters’ story at the Niceville Library, 206 N. Partin Dr. Call 2794863 ext. 1507 for more info. Biophilia gets crabby Come learn all about crabs at the Biophilia Center, Freeport Friday June 21 with activities from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, June 22 will be all about alligators with Alligator Adventures from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. The Biophilia Center is open Friday and Saturdays from 10 a.m.3 p.m. Call 835-1824 for more info or visit eowilsoncenter.org. Purple Hearts Charity Auction The second annual Pearls for Purple Hearts charity auction will take place Saturday, June 22, at the Magnolia Grill in Fort Walton Beach from 11a.m. to 2 p.m. The auction, themed ‘GROOVin’ KINDA LUV,’ will feature a silent auction of vintage 60’s and 70’s attire while enjoying an excellent meal from the Emerald Coast’s best steakhouse. All funds raised will go to benefit the Special Operations Warrior Foundation and the Fisher House of the Emerald Coast. To RSVP, visit pearls4purplehearts.eventbrite.com or email pearls4purplehearts@yahoo.com. To volunteer for the event, please send an email to airmansvoice@hurlburt.af.mil. Home school book fair There will be a home school book fair on Saturday, June 22, from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Rocky Bayou Christian School Gymnasium, 2101 North Partin Drive, Niceville. Lots of Curriculum and home school vendors will be available. For more information please contact Debi Burns at 279-3779 or Kelli Van Pelt at 797-0315. Community market day Niceville Community Guild is looking for vendors for Niceville Community Market Day, an outdoor market in the parking lot behind City Hall. It’s open to crafters, garage sales, fundraisers, food vendors, home businesses, non-profit fundraisers or sell your car, boat or motor home. Just about anything you can think of. Spaces are $15. The event is June 22, from 9-2 p.m. Please email Nicevillechristmas@cox.net for an application. Sailing regatta All boats and sailors are welcome at the Round the Bay regatta Saturday, 22 June. Registration is Friday June 21 from 1800-1900. Entry fee is $30 ($5 credit to US Sailing Members with or members of a GYA club). For more information contact Zack Kastl at 897-9729 or email kastls1@cox.net Vacation Bible school Rosemont Baptist Church, 601 27th St, Niceville, will have their free Vacation Bible School, Colossal Coaster World,June 24-28 from 6-8:30pm each evening. For more information call 678-1611 or visit RBCNiceville.org. Tea Party meets The Niceville-Valparaiso Tea Party will meet at Niceville City Hall on June 24 at 6:00 pm. Ruth DuPont will be the guest speaker and speak on the UN Agenda 21. NARFE meets National Active and Retired Federal Employees Association, Chapter 1428. NARFE, meets Tuesday, June 25 at the Golden Corral, Fort Walton Beach. Lunch at 11 a.m. will be followed by a meeting at noon. The speaker will be Chief Ted Litschauer, Chief of Police for the City of Fort Walton Beach. Open to all current and retired federal employees. Blood drive Tuesday, June 25 at Twin Cities Hospital, Niceville 8 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Free t-shirt for all donors. Growing enthusiasts Niceville Garden Club will meet on Tuesday, June 25, at 6 p.m. in the Niceville Community Center across from the Niceville Library. The Niceville Garden Club meets at 6:00 p.m. every fourth Tuesday except for July and August. All meetings are open to the public. Email parrotma@gmail.com if you have questions. Treasure at the library The Freeport Public Library’s Children’s Summer Reading Program, ‘Dig Into Reading’, will continue with a program on June 26 at 10 a.m. with plenty of crafts to do at the Freeport Community Center located at 16040 US Highway 331 South. Programs are open to children of all ages and are free. Registration is not required. There will be prizes, giveaways, and plenty of snacks for all. Please call the Freeport Public Library at 835-2040 for more information. Alzheimer s support group A support group for those affected by Alzheimer’s will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Wednesday, June 26 at the Niceville United Methodist Church, Chandler Center, 214 S. Partin Drive. The support group is free and limited respite care is available, reserve in advance by calling 866-478-7790. ADSO Luncheon Heather Mitchell, prize-winning artist working in colored pencils, will present her talk at the Art Center Gallery, 17 First Street, Fort Walton Beach for the Arts & Design Society’s June luncheon on Wednesday, June 26. Open to the public, the event will begin at 11:30 a.m. Cost of the luncheon is $12. Reservations must be made no later than Monday, June 24; cost of luncheon for reservations made after that date is $15.Please send reservations request to adsoluncheon@yahoo.com or call Marcy at 585-4967. The voice of Niceville, Bluewater Bay and Valparaiso since 1992 Page B-4 Wednesday, June 19, 2013 THEBAYBEACON 2013 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 9 10 11 12 13 14 16 17 18 19 20 21 8 15 E-mail items to info@baybeacon.com CALENDAR Twin Cities Auxiliary scholarshipsThe Auxiliary of Twin Cities Hospital awarded $12,000 in scholarships to ten recipients who are studying careers in health care fields. Pictured from left, Savannah West, Kayleigh Cutnaw, Kaili Johnson, Chelsea Outman, Summer Stuckey and Onyx Morgan. Not pictured, John Aldridge, Emma Francone, Hailey Gibbs and Sarah Stewart. Golf cart gift at Bob HopeThe Non Commissioned Officers Association (NCOA) recently donated a golf cart to Bob Hope Village to be used to transport residents to and from doctor appointments and church services on campus, to respond to residents during emergencies and to give prospective residents tours of Bob Hope Village. Pictured left, President H. Gene Overstreet, Air Force Enlisted Village President/CEO Jim Binnicker and NCOA Executive Director Clifford “Scoop” Davis. Home school book fairJoin your neighbors and bring the kids for a home school book fair in the gymnasium at Rocky Bayou Christian School, 2101 N Partin Dr., Niceville. There will be a wide variety of books and curriculum available for purchase Saturday, June 22, from 9-2 p.m. Obituary Hale “Gerry” EngstromHale “Gerry” Engstrom died peacefully June 4th 2013. He is survived by his three sons, David, Stephen, and Brian. He was born March 13, 1931 and joined the Air Force in 1952, earning the Distinguished Flying Cross and Air Medal with 3 clusters while serving in the Vietnam Conflict. He retired to Choctaw Beach in 1972. There he joined the Tri Village Volunteer Fire Department and served his community for many decades. The “Hermit” will be missed by his family, friends and the Choctaw Beach Community. His life was about serving and helping out anyone in need. He will be laid to rest with his wife Jean at Barrancas National Cemetery in Pensacola. National Cremation & Burial Society of Milton has been entrusted with the arrangements, 623-2205. Dear Bay Beacon, We are entering our second year of advertising in the "At your Service" section of your newspaper. We would like to take a moment to express our feelings of how well our advertising in your newspaper has helped grow our business. You make it easy to advertise and with our busy schedules your staff is great to keep us informed of when to renew our ad. Looking forward in working with you in the future. Thank you again.Advertising in the Bay Beacon gets results! Here’s proof!Sincerely, R.J. Mathews Less Stress Lawn Care Less StressLawn & Landscaping

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The voice of Niceville, Bluewater Bay and Valparaiso since 1992 Wednesday, June 19, 2013 Page B-5 THEBAYBEACON Niceville High School Class of 2013 Senior Awards DayCommunity scholarships All Sports Association/Daily News Awards Savanah Boswell Taylor Bartleson in wrestling Kayla Bloor in golf Kayla Carr in volleyball Audrey Diekman in softball Association of Unmanned Vehicle Systems International Scholarship Brayton Miles ($500) Coca-Cola Scholars Foundation Kyle Saleeby ($2,500; renewable) Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Scholarship Danielle Douglas ($1,000) Crystal Jones ($1,000) Trevor Sears ($1,000) Democratic Women’s Club Scholarship Jessica Jade Reindl ($1,000) Destin Water Users Scholarship Kyle Saleeby ($7,000) Elk’s Most Valuable Student Scholarship Kyle Saleeby ($4,000) Eglin Spouses’ Club Victoria Marks ($2,000) Keanu Richardson ($1,000) Cassidy McAllister ($1,000) Mary Riley ($2,000) Molly Mims ($1,000) Kelsey Smith ($1,000) Kristine Normand ($1,000) Amy Wilson ($1,000) Jason O’Dowd ($1,000) Explosives Ordnance Disposal Scholarship Kristine Normand ($3,000) Fort Walton Beach Chorus Guynelle Stewart Memorial Music Scholarship Kaitlynn Byrd ($1,500) FWB Medical Center Auxiliary Scholarship Victoria Marks ($2,500) Hubert D. Harris Memorial Scholarship Adam Nodjomian ($1,000) Courtney Testa ($1,000) Addie Voigt ($1,000) International Test and Evaluation Addie Voigt ($1,000) Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity Scholarship Antonio DeBonis Crystal Jones Key Club Leadership Awards Caroline Armstrong ($1,000) Cassidy McAllister ($1,000) Key Club Danny Kittrell Memorial Leadership Award Melody Zargari ($1,000) Knights of Columbus Council 7667 Kyle Saleeby ($1,000) Courtney Testa ($1,000) Knights of Columbus Council 13527 Kayleigh Cutnaw ($500) Trevor Sears ($500) Erika Richard ($500) Courtney Testa ($500) Lowes Scholarship Kyle Saleeby ($2,500) Mid Bay Rotary Scholarship Sarah Bolt ($500) Melody Zargari ($500) Niceville High School Education Scholarship Kirstyn Kissam ($1,250) Bethany Fralish ($650) Niceville Valparaiso Rotary Scholarship Sarah Bolt ($2,000)Kyle Saleeby ($2,000) Lein Nguyen ($2,000) Melody Zargari ($2,000) Omega Psi Phi Scholarship Jalen DeBonis Order Sons of Italy Florida Grand Lodge Peter Mitchell ($1,000) Order Sons of Italy Joseph B. Franzalia Lodge 2422 Kayleigh Cutnaw ($750) Peter Mitchell ($750) Kyle Saleeby ($750) Proton Onsite Scholarship and Innovation Program Kyle Saleeby ($100,000) Sigma Omicron Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. Scholarship Lien Nguyen ($700) Society of American Military Engineers (SAME) Emerald Coast Post Scholarship Cory Anderson with ($1,500) Adam Nodjomian ($2,000) Kyle Saleeby ($1,500) Take Stock in Children Sarah Bolt ($12,500) Kyndl Schoelles ($6,250) Renee Erickson ($6,250) Courtney Stevens ($6,250) Taylor Haugen Foundation Scholarship Jason O’Dowd ($1,500) Twin Cities Hospital Auxiliary Scholarship Kayleigh Cutnaw ($1,000) Zeta Phi Beta – Omicron Pi Zeta Chapter Melody Zargari ($500) Athletic scholarships Baseball Nicholas Junger, Pensacola State College Tyler Kinar Tallahassee State College Tanner Zant, Lawson State Community College Football Austin Campbell, Delta State University Nicholas Haynes, University of Kentucky Kyle Knight, Bellhaven College Andrew Mitchell, United States Naval Academy Tyler Ross, Mississippi College Ean Savory-Booker, New Mexico State University Devin Vasquez, Jacksonville University Golf Kayla Bloor, Florida State University Harrison Krause, William Carey University Soccer Savannah Boswell, Mississippi State University Softball Kaylan Davis, Western Kentucky University Lauren Donaldson, Northwest Florida State College Devan Hines, University of West Alabama Track and Field Marsel Mosley, Troy University Volleyball Kayla Carr, Daytona State College Kelsey Roberts, Lake Sumter Community College Military scholarships and awards United States Naval Academy Appointment Andrew Mitchell United States Army ROTC Scholarship Carter Herman Cameron Tromba United States Air Force Academy Falcon Scholarship Kaitlyn Brown Connor Ellis United States Air Force ROTC Scholarship Kaitlyn Brown Keanu Richardson Dolittle Raiders Scholarship Patrick Devlin ($2,500) Air Force Association Leadership Scholarship Hannah Kidd ($2,000) Air Force Association Maggie Shu Scholarship Alexander Wagner ($5,000) Air Force Association Jerry Nabors Scholarship Samantha Fletcher ($2,000) Military Officers Association of America Scholarship Thomas Brown ($3,000) Northwest Florida Military Officers Association Certificate of Exceptional Cadet Achievement Scholarship Rebecca Roach ($500) Air Force Association Academic Award Samantha Fletcher ($100) Air Force Association Leadership Award Alexander Wagner ($100) The American Legion Scholastic Award Hannah Kidd ($100) The American Legion General Military Excellence Award Patrick Devlin ($100) The American Veterans Award Michael Lawson ($100) Army Aviation Center Federal Credit Union Award Danielle Garnick ($25) Leeann Laird ($25) National Merit Scholars Commended Marielana Burdge Victoria Marks Anna Hall Peter Mitchell Alexander Harber McKenna Reed Ronette Kortbein Semifinalists Katherine Ammon Sabrina Valenti Georgia Pearce Finalists Katherine Ammon Georgia Pearce Sabrina Valenti National Merit scholars Georgia Pearce ($2,500) Lady of Good Counsel scholarshipsChrist our Redeemer Council of Catholic Women have presented Anna Hall and Erika Richard of NHS each with “The Our Lady of Good Counsel Scholarships” worth $750 on June 1. Pictured from left, Deacon Bill Schaal, Sue Marco COR CCW President, Erika Richard, Anna Hall, Father Bob Johnson and Dee Purka, the scholarship chair. Head Start kids bike safelyChildren at the Niceville Head Start Center received brand new bike helmets as a result of $400 donated by Kiwanis Club of Niceville-Valparaiso. The Department of Health/Healthy Start met with the children to ensure proper fit of their new helmets. Young writers win essay contestKnights of Columbus Assemblies 1564 and 3236 announced the winners of the Great American Patriot Essay Contest with honorable mention going to Angel Bumphus, second place to Seth Torres, first place to Shannon O Hara, third place to Emma Cox and honorable mention Patrick Hennessey. All are students at St. Mary s School in Fort Walton Beach. The top three winners were encouraged to purchase United States savings bonds with their cash winnings. This is the thirteenth year of the contest. Scouts visit Jackson GuardPack 52 visited Jackson Guard June 8. Fire Chief Kevin Heirs instructed the scouts on the many different types of trees and wildlife on Eglin Reserve and demonstrated to them the many different pieces of fire equipment used to manage the vast acreage covered by Jackson Guard.

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Adkins-GlickMr. and Mrs. Edward A. Adkins of Niceville are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Miss Janelle A. Adkins to Mr. Charles S. Glick III, son of Mr. Charles Glick, Jr. of Aurora, CO and Mrs. Stacie Clarke of Oviedo. Janelle is a graduate of Niceville High School and the University of West Florida where she obtained a degree in nursing. She is employed at the Medical Center of Aurora. Charles is a graduate of Cherokee Trail High School and is employed by the United States Air Force at Buckley. The wedding is set for September 7, 2013, after which they intend to reside in Bennett, CO.Gisel-LindhorstMr. and Mrs. Doug and Donna Reed of Niceville are pleased to announce the wedding of their daughter, Miss Tiffany Gisel to Mr. Justin Lindhorst, son of Mr. and Mrs. Tony and Mirriam Lindhorst. of New London, South Africa. The wedding was celebrated on August 25, 2012, at Sunset Beach Clubhouse in Bluewater Bay. for only $250Need 5 or more Bags?Call us at least 30 minutes prior to arriving at Ice House. We will load you up ASAP and save you time!850-685-4322HICE ON BAYSHORE DRIVE • NICEVILLEHGRADUATION PARTIESHFOURTH OF JULYHPICNICSHBOATING Food Grade ICE DYW positive role models for girlsYoung ladies, aged 7 -11 visited on Saturday, June 8 at the Boot Camp held by the Distinguished Young Women in the fellowship hall at Niceville Assembly of God, 108 Hwy 85 N. DYW girls served as role models teaching the girls who attended about fashion, manners and presenting their best self. Pictured from left, Hayley Marshall, Vicki Kiser, Emily Parker and Moriah Brannon. Sharing and Caring gets funds for familiesOn May 30 The Twin Cities Woman s Club presented a check to Sharing and Caring of Niceville for $400 to aid in their work of meeting emergency needs of families in the NicevilleValparaiso-Choctaw Beach area. Left, Lillian Lewis, President of the Twin Cities Woman s Club presents the club s check to Susan Magerman, Sharing and Caring Vice President. Local author is for the dogsRich Worsham will be signing books at the Niceville Public Library on Friday, June 21 from 3:30 p.m 4:30 p.m. He will have his book “The Legend of the Dog” available for purchase. “The Legend of the Dog” tells the story of Buster Brown, a dachshund, who takes an adventurous journey. Engagements Weddings Adkins-Glick Gisel-LindhorstEagle project gives direction at STEMMRyan Denny has a good reason to smile. He will soon be an Eagle Scout. Pictured, he holds a STEMM Center GPS device and the waypoint coordinate list for the “Going Places Soon” experiment he helped design and install at the Oklaoosa STEMM Center. BLUEWATER FITNESSBluewaterFitness.net •850-279-67674591 Hwy 20 E Corner of White Point and Hwy 20Check out ourNEWLY RENOVATED FACILITY Hometown Quality! 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Beacon staff After studying eight ways to handle the growing number of F35 flights to and from Eglin Air Force Base, the Air Force says its preferred option would result in the most noise for hundreds of residents of Valparaiso and many in Niceville. Eglin last week released a study of the environmental effects of the nation's 2008 decision to base a new F-35 training wing at the base. The study stated that the Air Force favors implementing F-35 flight patterns that would result in regular jet noise above 65 decibels for an estimated 2,913 people off base, the vast majority of them in Valparaiso. By contrast, continuing the current practice of restricting most F-35 flights to Eglin's eastwest runway, mostly avoiding the north-south runway whose approach is over Valparaiso, would result in regular jet noise exceeding 65 decibels for an estimated 1,800 residents, according to the study. The "preferred alternative" would end the current runway restrictions and increase noise over civilian areas. "Residential use is strongly discouraged" at regular noise levels above 65 decibels, according to the study. The study included noise from all aircraft using Eglin, not just F-35s. The Lightning II, as the nation's newest aircraft is also known, will account for a disproportionate share of "flight operations" at the By Mike Griffith Beacon Correspondent The Bluewater Bay Municipal Services Benefit Unit (MSBU) is seeking a volunteer to become the boards newest member. It is also planning a budget for next year that will maintain the current $60 annual flat fee tax on Bluewater Bay property owners. The Bluewater Bay MSBU is a subunit of Okaloosa County government, in charge of maintaining street signs, streetlights, landscaping, and general maintenance of the rights of way of main streets and other common areas in Bluewater Bay. It is governed by a five-member board of elected, unpaid volunteers. At the June 11 MSBU meeting, board chairman Dale Blanchard announced that he is resigning from the board, effective June 30, because he is moving to St. Petersburg. In a June 15 interview with the Bay Beacon, Blanchard, who was first elected in 2008, discussed his service to the Bluewater Bay community. I feel bad about leaving, he said, By Daniel Elsesser Beacon Staff Writer Valparaiso officials dropped as too costly a proposal that would have promoted the city as home of Eglin Air Force Base in one of the most visible ways possibleby painting it on the water tower near city hall. The Valparaiso Public Works Department mulled two new designs for the elevated tank, one that would feature three F35 aircraft and the phrase "Home of Eglin Air Force Base" beneath the city's name, and one that would contain only the "Eglin" phrase. The city is preparing to repaint the tank in the course of routine maintenance. It asked the contractor who was awarded the job how much more it would cost to add one of the Eglin banners. Deputy Public Works Director Nathan Kelley said the design with the aircraft would have cost the city an additional $10,000. The design with only the "Eglin" phrase would have cost $6,500. Kelley said the department deemed both figures too expensive. He decided to have the tank repainted as it looks now. Valparaiso Public Works Director James Valandingham said the water tower will be repainted within the next month. The company hired to paint the tower will do so as it is, silver with the word "Valparaiso" in black block letters, with no additional charge T T h h e eB B a a y y B B e e a a c c o o n n 50Wednesday, June 19, 2013 info@baybeacon.com The voice of Niceville, Bluewater Bay and Valparaiso since 1992 (850) 678-1080 12 Pages, 2 Sections, 4 Inserts Please see F-35, page A-5 Please see VALP., page A-5 Please see BUDGET, page A-3 Thurs., 10 a.m. Load up on your plant lore at the TriCounty Horticulture Studies Group held at the Heritage Museum of Northwest Florida, Valparaiso. Plant swap will be held afterwards. For more information call the museum at 6782615. Fri., 11 a.m. The Biophilia Center will be teaching all about crabs with special activities and games. General admission is $8 for adults, $5 for children ages 3-12. Call the Biophilia Center at 835-1824. Sat., 11 a.m. The second annual Pearls for Purple Hearts charity auction will be held at the Magnolia Grill with a vintage 60s and 70s theme. Funds raised will benefit Special Operations Warrior Foundation and Fisher House. Email airmansvoice@hurlburt.af.mil for more info or to volunteer. Tues., 8 a.m. There will be a blood drive at Twin Cities Hospital, 2190 Highway 85, Niceville until 1:30 p.m. with a free T-shirt for all donors. Calendar, B-4. COMINGUP The voice of Niceville, Bluewater Bay and Valparaiso since 1992 MSBU OKs budget, will fill a vacancy Police Blotter, page A-4 Valp. officials react, A-2.Eglins F-35 choice would be noisiestPlan to boost Valp. as home to Eglin nixed Cast awayBrian McGovern, 14, of Crestview, casts his net at the Valparaiso T-pier June 14 in hope of catching baitfish. Summer vacation has allowed him ample time for angling. "I usually don't come down here during school days when I have homework," McGovern said. "Now I'll come down here and fish a lot." Beacon photo by Daniel Elsesser Colored contours superimposed on a map released last week indicate that the Air Force's "preferred alternative" for aircraft flights to and from Eglin Air Force Base would result in regular jet noise above 65 decibels in much of Valparaiso and northwest Niceville. Areas affected by such noise levels are deemed unsuitable for residential use, according to the Air Force. An Eglin-sponsored public hearing to solicit comments is scheduled July 9.U.S. Air ForceEyesore poles getting faceliftBy Daniel Elsesser Beacon Staff Writer The intersection of State Road 20 and Rocky Bayou Drive, Niceville, should soon be a little easier on the eyes. Public Works Director Bruce Price said the public works department is repriming and repainting the traffic signal masts. The paint on the masts began to peel and flake off soon after installation, presenting an eyesore. Price said the masts are for county signals, and therefore he may request the use of a county Beacon photo by Daniel ElsesserCity of Valparaiso officials decided against a plan to paint three F-35 planes and the phrase "Home of Eglin Air Force Base" on the water tower near Valparaiso City Hall. Beacon photo by Daniel ElsesserA stoplight pole at SR 20 and Rocky Bayou Drive (background) has been repainted, while another (foreground) awaits a similar facelift. Please see EYESORE, page A-6 Dale Blanchard

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Page A-2 Wednesday, June 19, 2013 The voice of Niceville, Bluewater Bay and Valparaiso since 1992 Mid-Bay Plaza, Bluewater Bay897-4466 Ritz Salon Since 1986850-678-1593 Mon.-Sat. 9-6 Oak Creek Shopping Center Niceville www.bayoubookcompany.com Great little gift or just for yourself!Find them at ICE IT UPVintage Style Ice BagsValparaiso officials voice unease over Eglin F-35 ops preferenceBy Daniel Elsesser Beacon Staff Writer Some Valparaiso officials say they are disappointed but not surprised that the north-south runway at Eglin Air Force Base may be used frequently for F-35 training activities, according to the revised draft supplemental environmental impact statement (EIS) released by Eglin officials June 12. The revised draft presents alternatives to current operations of the 59 F-35 aircraft flying out of Eglin. The preferred alternative listed in the draft would eliminate flight limitations put in place in 2009, which restrict Eglin's north-south runway to use for takeoffs, landings and emergency use. Under the preferred alternative, the north-south runway, the north end of which stops close to the Valparaiso and Niceville communities, could be used for many F-35 training activities. Bob Webb, the city of Valparaiso's representative on a recently disbanded committee to discuss jet noise impacts with Eglin officials, said these training activities are the operations that generate the most jet noise. Webb said training activities involve "pattern work," which generally refers to pilots, upon approaching a runway for landing, flying the length of the runway, banking left at the end and flying down the length of the runway from the opposite end before banking left again and landing with the original orientation in which they approached. Webb describes it as "flying in a racetrack pattern, with the runway as the center." Webb said he is not surprised that the revised draft of the EIS lists a preferred alternative that would keep Eglin as the main operating base of local F-35 operations, as opposed to other alternatives that list Duke Field as a main operating base. "They already put in $400 million of infrastructure for F35 operations at Eglin," Webb said. "They would have to pay some money if they're going to move main operations to Duke." Webb said Duke Field's relative seclusion makes it the ideal location for F-35 training, from the perspective of reducing noise to residential areas. Webb said he hopes to meet with Eglin officials to discuss some possible adjustments to operations in order to alleviate noise. One such suggestion would be to use the Eglin runway for only takeoffs and landings, and have pilots use runways at Duke Field for pattern work. Valparaiso Mayor Bruce Arnold expressed disappointment at the possibility of the north-south runway being used for all F-35 training activities. "That's what we've been trying to prevent," Arnold said. "We've been working with the Air Force so that we can avoid flight patterns that would bring noise over Valparaiso." Arnold said he will ask the Air Force for a detailed map of the areas that would be affected by the preferred alternative so that Valparaiso residents can see exactly what land and which homes and businesses would be affected by the noise. He said he feels the situation is similar to the release of previous studies by the Air Force. "This is essentially a repetition of where we were four years ago," Arnold said. "It grieves me that the Air Force can spend millions of dollars and produce thousands of pages of technical data, and we are expected to digest it in such a short period of time." At a Valparaiso City Commission meeting Monday, Arnold expressed concern that the new Air Force noise contours may reduce Valparaiso's population, and thus its utility customers, making it difficult for the city to pay its borrowings. "I'm not sure that the city will be able to meet its bond obligations," Arnold said. "We have to pay for our TV cable system, water, sewer. We have bonds to pay for these. I doubt we can operate if we lose a large amount of customers." City Commissioner Joe Morgan, a real estate agent, said the issue of retaining homeowners in the city would largely depend on whether homes would be allowed to be sold to new residents in areas affected by noise. "There will be people who will still want to buy these homes," Morgan said. "The question is, will they be able to?" Valparaiso resident Tom Browning said the people of Valparaiso should work particularly hard to get support from nearby communities who might also be affected by jet noise. "We need to get people not only from Niceville, but also Shalimar and maybe even Destin, who may not realize they could be affected," Browning said. Arnold agreed with the importance of getting the support of other communities, but said it would be difficult to get them to oppose a program that generates many community jobs without posing a large negative impact to them. "They will say this program brings about 7,000 jobs to the area," Arnold said. "Though Valparaiso may lose 2,000 to 3,000 jobs. Others may be willing to throw Valparaiso under the bus for what they determine to be the greater good." Arnold said he believes the Air Force will eventually acknowledge the potential harm the preferred alternative would cause to the city of Valparaiso, but said Valparaiso citizens will have to work hard before the July 9 public hearing to develop clear and convincing arguments demonstrating the negative effects. "We have the same uphill battle we had four years ago," Arnold said. "We were successful last time, and I assume we'll be successful this time." He was referring to a city lawsuit against the Air Force that was settled when the service agreed to curb F-35 flights from its north-south runway, a restriction it says it now wants to eliminate. The revised draft EIS includes data for what areas and populations would be affected if the preferred alternative is enacted. The statement says 2,910 more people in 1,213 more residential parcels would receive noise levels 65 decibels or higher, compared to if no action was taken. According to the statement, 1,073 more acres of land would receive jet noise levels of 65 db or higher, a level which the statement describes as "incompatible with residential use," and within which "residential use is strongly discouraged." Most of the affected residents and land is in Valparaiso, but some is in northwest Niceville west of Highway 85 North. Dan McFaul, press secretary for Dist. 1 Rep. Jeff Miller, said Miller will not look into legislation for a government buyout of homes affected by the jet noise until after the impact study is finalized by the Air Force. Webb said the amounts of land, people and homes potentially affected under the preferred alternative are not acceptable. "There are going to be some extreme repercussions for the city and for those residents [affected by the noise]," Webb said. "You can lose one-half to one percent of the property value of your home for every decibel over ambient noise that affects your home, and ambient is 50 dB." The Air Force will hold a public hearing July 9 at the First Baptist Church of Valparaiso, 444 Valparaiso Parkway, from 5:30-8 p.m. According to Brig. Gen. David A. Harris, comments received by the Air Force during the public comment period will be considered in the final supplemental EIS. U.S. Air ForceF-35 fighter planes on the ground and in the air at Eglin Air Force Base earlier this year. 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No-contest plea in fatal hit-and-runBy Daniel Elsesser Beacon Staff Writer Rhea Lynn Reynolds, a Niceville woman charged with leaving the scene of the crash involving death, has pleaded no contest to the charge, according to the state attorney. Reynolds was arrested by the Florida Highway Patrol in October for an incident that occurred April 8, 2012. The vehicle Reynolds was driving allegedly struck and killed Harry Robert Crawford, 63, of Destin, on Highway 98 near the Gulf Islands National Seashore, Okaloosa Island, while he was on his bicycle. According to the First Circuit State Attorney's Office, Crawford was riding to an Easter Sunday sunrise service. Reynolds, 29, is scheduled for sentencing Aug. 21 before Circuit Judge John Brown. According to the state attorney's office, she faces a maximum sentence of 30 years in prison. State sentencing guidelines call for a minimum prison term of 21 months. Rhea Lynn Reynoldsbut Im proud of the accomplishments of the MSBU. It has been a real enjoyment to serve. I wish we could have greater participation and concern by the residents of Bluewater Bay, Blanchard said, adding that he hopes the MSBU board will continue to do what it can to encourage such participation. Blanchard said that he has already encouraged a couple of people to apply for his soon-to-be-vacant position, but did not say who those individuals are or whether they have decided to volunteer. Asked what advice he would offer his successor, Blanchard said, What the MSBU board needs is good, solid American citizens, who are interested in Bluewater Bay and maintaining the pleasantness of our community. As for the qualifications of the boards next chairman, Blanchard said, The chairman must do a balancing act, to keep things running smoothly and to balance the ideas and interests of the other board members. In other business, the MSBUs budget for fiscal year 2014 was before the Okaloosa County Commission June 18 for final approval. The budget calls for total expenditures, reserves and carryovers of $345,870 during fiscal year 2014, which will begin Oct. 1, 2013. That figure is 13 percent less than the $399,673 budgeted for 2013, but spending for both years is actually lower than the budget totals because of carryovers and reserves. "We will be doing most of the same activities during the coming year as during the current year, said MSBU financial chairwoman Judy Griffin in a June 15 phone interview. The biggest expense is landscape maintenance of common areas, at $188,000. The second-largest cost is management of the MSBU, at $26,400. Third is street lighting, at $19,200. Blanchard confirmed that this years flat fee tax on property owners in Bluewater Bay will remain at $60 per property unit, the same as the assessment for FY 2013, and also the same as the annual tax that was set in 2002, when the Bluewater Bay MSBU was originally established after a community referendum. There was really no good reason to change the assessment this year, Blanchard said. A unit is equivalent to a lot with a house. The taxes will raise $266,338. Reserve and contingency carryovers bring the total budget to $345,870. Board member Debbie Stretch told the Beacon Friday that finding a successor for Blanchard will be among the items discussed at the MSBU boards next meeting, which is scheduled for 5:30 p.m., July 9, at Regency Inn, at State Road 20 and White Point Road. Persons interested in volunteering to become a board member, serving through 2016, the remainder of Blanchard's term, may phone the MSBU at 8970092, or may gather information from the MSBU website at bluewaterbay.org. Although MSBU board members are normally chosen by Bluewater Bay voters during general elections, unexpected vacancies are filled by new members selected by the incumbent board. According to an announcement posted on the BWB MSBU website, If you are interested in serving on the Bluewater Bay MSBU Board of Directors please submit a resume to: Bluewater Bay MSBU P.O. Box 5291 Niceville, FL 32578 The Board of Directors will fill the vacancy at the July 9th Board meeting. Please have your resume submitted before that date. Also during the June 11 meeting, the MSBU board authorized communications chairman Debbie Stretch to place signs near the entrances to Bluewater Bay on the Sunday preceding each MSBU board meeting, announcing the time and place of such meetings. This is intended to encourage greater participation by community members. Stretch said that a recent request for quotations posted on the MSBU website to seek contractors interested in creating a master landscaping plan for Bluewater Bay had received 21 downloads as of June 11. If a qualified contractor is found, the request for quotations will be followed by a more detailed request for proposals to seek a contractor to actually implement the future landscaping plan. The MSBU board is also seeking proposals from statelicensed homeowners association management contractors interested in managing the dayto-day business affairs of the MSBU on behalf of the elected board. An announcement on the MSBU website states, The Board of Directors (BOD) of the Bluewater Bay MSBU (BWB MSBU) are requesting a proposal for the management and supervising of its affairs. Management contractors interested in submitting proposals may contact the MSBU for further information. Stretch also told the Beacon that the board authorized her to contact the owner of a former conference center to request removal of some old signs along Bay Drive which direct motorists to the conference center, which no longer exists. 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ArrestsCole Daniel Vess, 19, of 305 Cadillac Ave., Niceville, was arrested by Niceville police June 1 on a charge of possession of marijuana less than 20 grams and drug equipment possession and/or use. An officer stopped Vess for driving with a defective tag light and smelled marijuana upon approaching Vess' vehicle. The officer searched the vehicle and found a pipe under the driver's seat and a grinder on the floorboard which contained 0.5 grams of marijuana, which field tested positive for the presence of THC. *** Kimberlee F. Mercer, 24, of 641 Crestview Ave., Niceville, was arrested by Niceville police June 6 on a charge of possession of new legend drug without prescription. An officer spoke with Mercer in reference to a separate call and asked for permission to search her purse, which Mercer granted. Inside the purse, the officer found a bottle containing six generic Bactrim pills prescribed to someone other than Mercer. Mercer's required court appearance is June 25. *** Larry Anthony Shane Mayo, a construction worker, 43, of 3800 Bear Creek Road, Crestview, was arrested by Niceville police June 2 on charges of burglary of a conveyance and petit theft. Mayo allegedly stole a power drill worth $180 from the bed of a truck parked at the Walmart at 1300 E. John Sims Parkway, Niceville. The theft was verified by Walmart surveillance footage. Mayo's required court appearance is July 9. *** Tammie Mitchelle Johnson, 39, of 617 A Powell Drive, Niceville, was arrested by Niceville police June 9 on a charge of battery domestic violence. Allegedly, an officer observed Johnson grab someone by the arm and pull the victim into a residence. The officer heard fighting inside the residence after Johnson pulled the victim inside. The officer was initially unable to open the door to the residence, so he kicked it down and handcuffed Johnson. Johnson's required court appearance is June 25. *** Jonathan Robert Nielsen, unemployed, 26, of 311 Riley Road, Niceville, was arrested by Niceville police June 12 on charges of possession of a controlled substance and resisting an officer without violence. An officer attempted to stop a vehicle driven by someone later identified as Nielsen for running a stop sign, and Nielsen allegedly turned onto another street and turned off his vehicle's lights to evade the officer. Nielsen parked the vehicle at the intersection of Matthew Street and Woodlow Road and fled on foot. The vehicle was inventoried for towing, and an officer found a box containing crack cocaine in the vehicle's center cup holder. An Okaloosa County Sheriff's deputy later found Nielsen on SR 20 in front of Magnolia Plantation, and the deputy found more crack cocaine on Nielsen's person. Nielsen admitted to possession of the crack cocaine, which field tested positive for the presence of cocaine. Nielsen was also cited for running a stop sign and unknowingly driving while license suspended or revoked. His required court appearance is July 23. *** Jason Christopher Coulthart, 30, of 503 Johnson Ave. Apt. B, Valparaiso, was arrested by Valparaiso police June 5 on a charge of three counts of fraud illegal use of credit card. Coulthart allegedly used someone's credit card to purchase fuel or make cash withdrawals from ATMs, for a total of $435.63. Coulhart's required court appearance is July 7. *** Brittany Nicole Brahmstedt, a housekeeper, 20, of 323 Washington Ave. Apt. B, Valparaiso, was arrested by Valparaiso police June 5 on a charge of criminal mischief between $200-$1,000. Brahmstedt allegedly yelled profanities at someone sitting in a car on Washington Avenue, and when the person attempted to drive away, Brahmstedt threw a stick at the side of the car, breaking the side rear window and causing $250 worth of damage. Brahmstedt's required court appearance is June 25. *** Brooke Amber Haun, unemployed, 25, of 8522 Navarre Parkway, Navarre, was arrested by Valparaiso police June 9 on charges of possession of a controlled substance and possession of marijuana less than 20 grams. An officer stopped a vehicle driven by someone later identified as Haun for driving 50 mph in a 35 mph zone. The officer checked Haun's driver's license in a law enforcement database and found that her license had been suspended Oct. 22. Haun said she was unaware of the suspension. An officer offered to drive Haun to the Valparaiso police station to wait for someone to pick up her vehicle, and before she got into the police car she consented to a search of her person. An officer found a prescription bottle that did not belong to Haun, which contained one 15 mg pill of Temazepam. The officer also found two clear plastic bags containing seven grams of a substance that later tested positive for THC. Haun's required court appearance is July 23. *** John Keith Bennett, a carpet steamer, 30, of 232 Madison St., Niceville, was arrested by sheriff's deputies June 11 on a charge of petit theft. Allegedly, Bennett and two other males entered the Finish Line at 4327 Legendary Drive, Destin, May 10. Bennett put on a pair of shoes and told an employee the shoes were too small, while one of the other males distracted another employee. When the employee Bennett talked to went to the back of the store, Bennett ran out of the store with the shoes still on. On May 11, a deputy contacted the two males at the business at 146 N. Palm Blvd., Niceville, and one of them identified Bennett as the person who stole the shoes. A deputy responded to a traffic stop where Bennett was a passenger in the car stopped. Bennett was wearing the shoes, worth $109, that had been taken from Finish Line. Bennett denied any knowledge of the theft and said he was not at the shopping center that holds the Finish Line at any time. Bennett's required court appearance is July 2. *** Charles Milton Evett, a framer, 49, of 633 Gap Creek Drive, Fort Walton Beach, was arrested by sheriff's deputies June 10 on charges of knowingly driving while license suspended or revoked and providing a false name to law enforcement. A deputy stopped a vehicle driven by someone later identified as Evett because the registration was expired. Evett told the deputy he did not have a driver's license or other identification, and gave the deputy an incorrect last name and date of birth. Evett was transported to booking for driving without a valid license, and at booking the deputy learned Evett's correct last name and date of birth. Evett's required court appearance is July 2. *** Joseph Vincent Silvestri, unemployed, 76, of 332 Okaloosa Ave., Valparaiso, was arrested by sheriff's deputies June 7 on a charge of driving while license suspended habitual offender. A deputy stopped a vehicle driven by someone later identified as Silvestri for driving with an expired tag, and found that he had been declared a habitual traffic offender Oct. 15. Silvestri's required court appearance is July 9. *** Christopher Robert Blair, a construction worker, 34, of 106 Linda Court, Niceville, was arrested by sheriff's deputies June 5 on charges of drug equipment possession and/or use and destroying or tampering with evidence. Travis Ryan Lucas, a mechanic, 36, of 15 Carie Way, Valparaiso, was arrested by sheriff's deputies June 5 on charges of drug equipment possession and/or use and possession of listed chemicals for the manufacture of methamphetamine. A deputy received a call reporting an active methamphetamine lab at 15 Carie Way. Two deputies responded to the address and made contact with Lucas. The deputies smelled the odor of a solvent coming from inside the residence. Lucas allegedly said there w as no active lab, and said, "I only have a little meth here for my personal use." Lucas denied when the deputies requested permission to search the residence, saying "I will just go in and destroy everything I have." Lucas was detained when he attempted to re-enter the residence. A deputy found Blair locked in a bathroom inside the residence, and he heard the sink running and loud noises coming from the bathroom. Blair opened the door, and a deputy observed a Powerade bottle that was being used as a methamphetamine cooking vessel, the contents of which Blair had poured down the toilet. Lucas and Blair both admitted to manufacturing and cooking methamphetamine and said they had been in the process of cooking methamphetamine when the deputies arrived. Blair admitted to pouring methamphetamine down the sink and toilet, and Lucas told the deputies there was an additional pot cooking in the house. Lucas granted the deputies consent to search the residence. The deputies found spoons with residue, syringes, funnels, razor blades with residue, psuedoephedrine packs, solvent, lithium batteries, lye, muriatic acid, an additional pot cooking methamphetamine and a bottle containing bi-layered liquids. Blair and Lucas face required court appearances July 7.DUI arrestsTheodore Richard Taylor, an EOD school employee, 32, of 609 Caribbean Way, Niceville, was arrested by Niceville police for DUI at Cedar Avenue, Niceville, June 8 at 3:21 a.m. An officer observed a vehicle driven by someone later identified as Taylor driving 61 mph in a 35 mph zone on SR 20 in front of Niceville High School. The officer, who was driving in the opposite direction, turned around to catch up to Taylor's vehicle. Taylor's vehicle approached a tanker truck stopped at the traffic signal at the intersection of SR 20 and Bullock Boulevard. Taylor was unable to stop his vehicle and rear-ended the tanker truck. Taylor failed a standardized field sobriety test. Taylor was also cited for unlawful speed. TheftsA Niceville resident of the 300 block of Nathey Street reported June 4 someone had been taking UPS mail off of his front porch. *** A Niceville resident of the 1000 block of Rocky Bayou Drive reported June someone stole a Police BlotterThe following accounts of the activities of police are according to records of the Niceville and Valparaiso police departments, the Okaloosa County and Walton County sheriff s offices, other law-enforcement agencies, and the Okaloosa County and Walton County jails. Fire Department ReportsNicevilleThe Niceville Fire Department responded to the following calls from June 10, 2013 through June 16, 2013. 1 Structure Fire22 Emergency Medical Calls 1 Vehicle Fire3 Vehicle Crash 0 Other Fire0 Vehicle Crash with Extrication 0 Illegal Burn3 Other Emergency Calls 1 False Alarms1 Hazardous Conditions Street Situation Date Time E. John Sims Pkwy.......................Medical......................6/10/13............................02:33 McKinney St...................................Medical......................6/10/13............................07:11 N. Partin Dr....................................Medical......................6/10/13............................21:56 W. John Sims Pkwy.......................Vehicle crash.............6/11/13.............................11:54 E. John Sims Pkwy.......................False call...................6/11/13.............................22:05 Ellis Ave..........................................Medical......................6/12/13............................06:26 Bayshore Dr...................................Vehicle crash.............6/12/13............................08:49 Hudson Cir.....................................Medical......................6/12/13............................13:02 S.R. 85 N.......................................Medical......................6/12/13............................19:45 8th Ave.,Crestview.........................Structure Fire.............6/12/13............................19:07 Cypress Dr.....................................Medical......................6/13/13............................03:20 Forest Lake Terr.............................Medical......................6/13/13............................10:00 Canal Dr.........................................Gas leak....................6/13/13............................11:32 Pine Lake Dr..................................Medical......................6/13/13............................11:47 S. Partin Dr.....................................Medical......................6/13/13............................14:18 Maggie Valley Cove......................Medical......................6/13/13............................15:33 Linden Cove...................................Medical......................6/13/13............................17:52 E. John Sims Pkwy.......................Smoke scare.............6/13/13............................18:22 S.R 85 N........................................Medical......................6/13/13............................18:34 23rd Street.....................................Medical......................6/14/13............................21:39 S.R. 85 N.......................................Medical......................6/14/13............................22:55 W. John Sims Pkwy.......................Medical......................6/15/13............................01:33 S.R. 85 N.......................................Vehicle fire.................6/15/13............................05:13 Hart Street......................................Alarm activation.........6/15/13............................09:39 E. John Sims Pkwy.......................Service call................6/15/13............................11:46 Rhonda Dr......................................Medical......................6/15/13............................13:32 N. Partin Dr....................................Medical......................6/15/13............................16:04 E. John Sims Pkwy.......................Medical......................6/15/13............................23:01 Pine Ave.........................................Vehicle crash.............6/16/13............................10:52 S. Partin Dr.....................................Medical......................6/16/13............................12:03 Ellis Ave..........................................Medical......................6/16/13............................21:44 N. Partin Dr....................................Medical......................6/16/13............................23:48 Weekly Safety Tip: Most fireworks burn injuries involve children. These are usually burns to hands and eyes causing vision impairment and disfiguring scars. Sparklers are the biggest danger to children. The tip temperature at the end of a sparkler reaches 1800 degrees Fahrenheit and can easily cause a burn. Like the Niceville Fire Department on Facebook North BayThe North Bay Fire Department responded to the following calls from June 10, 2013 through June 16, 2013. Street Situation Date Time Parkside Cir.............................Medical........................................6/10/13.................02:53 Top of Mid Bay Bridge............Dispatched & cancelled.............6/1013..................17:24 Cedar St...................................Dispatched & cancelled.............6/11/13.................04:03 N. White Point Rd...................Medical........................................6/11/13.................08:02 E. Hwy. 20...............................Medical........................................6/11/13.................11:39 Northridge Rd..........................Medical........................................6/11/13.................13:55 W. Parkwood Ln......................Medical alarm activation............6/12/13.................18:46 8th Ave. Crestview..................Cover assignment......................6/12/13.................20:12 N. White Point Rd...................Medical assist.............................6/13/13.................11:40 Hagen Ct.................................HazMat investigation..................6/13/13.................12:44 E. Hwy. 20...............................Medical........................................06/13/13..............14:16 E. John Sims Pkwy.................Dispatched & cancelled.............6/13/13.................18:24 N. Hwy. 85...............................Medical........................................6/13/13.................18:38 Bluewater Blvd........................False call.....................................6/14/13.................10:50 Pine Street...............................Medical........................................6/14/13.................11:43 Pine Street...............................Public assist................................6/14/13.................16:34 Barbados Way.........................Good intent call...........................6/14/13.................23:36 Hwy. 20/Range Rd..................No incident found.......................6/15/13.................01:09 Shay Lin Ct..............................Gasoline or other flammable.....6/15/13.................01:21 Yacht Club Dr..........................Dispatched & cancelled.............6/15/13.................03:48 Hwy. 20 E................................Vehicle accident..........................6/15/13.................12:22 N. White Point Rd...................Medical........................................6/15/13.................20:25 Glen Eagles Dr........................Dispatched & cancelled.............6/16/13.................14:10 Troon Dr. W.............................Assist invalid...............................6/16/13.................17:24 Visit northbayfd.org for more information. This information is from reports by the Okaloosa County Sheriff s Office. A reward is offered by Emerald Coast Crime Stoppers, 863-8477, or 1-888-654-8477. Information can also be provided anonymously by texting TIP214 plus the message to CRIMES (274637)Okaloosa seeks fugitivesThis information is from reports by the Okaloosa County Sheriff s Office. Name: Geoffrey H. Balmaceda Wanted for: FTA-Uttering a Forged Instrument Height: 5-feet, 5-inches Weight: 130 Age: 32 Date of birth: 04-07-1981 Hair: Black Eyes: Brown Name: Harley William Johnson Wanted for: VOPSale/Manufacture/Deliver Marijuana Height: 6-feet, 0-inches Weight: 200 Age: 44 Date of birth: 04-01-1969 Hair: Eyes: Name: William Christopher Smith Wanted for: Failure to Register as a Sexual Offender Height: 5-feet, 8-inches Weight: 210 Age: 45 Date of birth: 07-25-1967 Hair: Brown Eyes: Green Page A-4 Wednesday, June 19, 2013 THEBAYBEACON The voice of Niceville, Bluewater Bay and Valparaiso since 1992 209 Government Ave., Niceville 678-7925Sales & Installation FREE Estimates Mon.-Fri. 8am 5pm Sat. by AppointmentSIMPLER CARPET & TILE, INC. 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The complainant did not report any force entry at his residence. *** A Niceville resident of the 500 block of 22nd Street reported June 8 someone stole jewelry from his home. *** Niceville police received a call June 7 reporting someone stole a refrigerator from a trailer on the 300 block of Reeves Street, Niceville. Criminal mischiefNiceville police received a call June 3 reporting someone sprayed words in purple paint on the porch of a house under construction on Chimney Rock Circle, Niceville. OtherA Niceville resident of the first block of Alan A. Dale Drive reported June 5 someone had taken his mail, ripped it up and put it back in his mailbox. *** A Niceville resident of the 700 block of Howell Road reported June 3 someone kicked in the front door of his car and drove away after an altercation. *** A Niceville resident of the 600 block of Bayshore Drive reported June 7 that his kayak, which he had reported missing last year, had turned up in his neighbor's yard. BLOTTERFrom page A-4 THE INQUIRING PHOTOGRAPHER by Mike Griffith I think it s wrong. Parents should be notified about important things like that. Perry Smith, 30, Valparaiso, US Air Force I would say no. Parents should be notified. David Patterson, 43, Mossy Head, manager Aida Amend, 62, Valparaiso, housewife Lisa Clarrey, 45, Niceville, administrative assistantWhat should we ask next week? Email your suggested question to: info@baybeacon.com Include "Suggested IP question" in the "subject" field.What do you think about selling the morning after pill to girls as young as 15 without notifying their parents or personal physicians?Peggy Saxon, 39, Niceville, bartender Location: Walmart That s wrong. Parents should be more involved in raising their children responsibly than having to resort to something like that. Parents should be notified before any pill is sold to underage girls. Callie Reader, 20, Fort Walton Beach, student If girls are going to be sexually active at that age, they should at least get the pills through a doctor s prescription, so as to be better informed of what they re doing and the potential consequences. I think it s ridiculous. Coming from the perspective of the parent of daughters, I think it s scary. It takes away consequences for poor decisions. We are looking for old furniture and other items you might have in your attic, barn, garage or storage building. Give us a call and we will take a look.Call Barb: (850) 902-2205 base because of the nature of pilot training, which requires many practice takeoffs and landings. Five of the other alternatives studiedthose that would shift many more flights to Duke Field north of Nicevillewould affect population numbers ranging between the two extremes. A costly eighth alternativebuilding a new runway to the west, would affect 1,648 residents with regular high noise levels, according to the study. The study, which had been expected to be a final one, instead remains a "draft" that will be the topic of an Eglin-sponsored public hearing July 9 in Valparaiso, the nearest city, and the one that would suffer the most from jet noise under the Air Force's "preferred alternative" for F-35 flights. The Air Force will accept comments on the study until July 29. "The Air Force has analyzed a range of alternatives that would, among other things, maximize the number of flight training operations to be conducted on the Eglin Reservation, preserve restricted airspace to the greatest extent possible, and protect the military value of Eglin AFB as a Major Range Test Facility Base to support all existing and future military missions," said Brig. Gen. David A. Harris, commander of Eglin's 96th Air Base Wing, in a statement accompanying release of the environmental study. Local civilian reaction to the latest Air Force study was mixed (see related story page 2). A total of 59 F-35s will eventually be stationed at Eglin to train pilots and maintainers from three U.S. military services and those of foreign buyers of the radar-evading, ground-strike fighter, accounting for 2,500 military members and about 5,500 family members. Since the first F-35 arrived at Eglin in July 2011, the base has received 25 of its complement under the delay-plagued program. Full-fledged training has not yet begun, although flight tempo has increased markedly in recent weeks. The jet, said to be the world's most advanced, won't be ready for combat for at least two more years, according to the Pentagon. The environmental study released last week indicates that jet noise would render nearly half of Valparaiso unsuitable for residential use under the Air Force's preferred alternative for flight training. Much of the affected area, west of John Sims Parkway, is occupied by houses and apartments. The preferred alternative envisions some 43,000 F-35 "air traffic control operations" a year at Eglin, plus another 99,000 for other Eglin aircraft, for a total of 142,000. Although current restrictions on the use of the north-south runway would be ended under the preferred alternative, the Air Force study said Eglin would still try to "minimize or avoid . routine use" of the runway "to avoid or reduce noise impacts." A table in the study indicated that under the preferred alternative, about 30 low-altitude F-35 flights a day could be expected over Valparaiso (some 22 more than any competing alternative), or about 6 percent of all Eglin F35 "operations." The Valparaiso total doesn't include any flights to Duke Field that may overfly the city. For all Eglin aircraft operating under the Air Force preferred plan, including planes that aren't F-35s, about 16 percent of all low-altitude flights would be over Valparaiso, according to the table. The government has offered no compensation for those whose properties may suffer from an increase in jet noise. A spokesman for Dist. 1 Rep. Jeff Miller said the congressman would have nothing to say on the issue of compensation until a final environmental study is released. A date for that event has not been announced. Eglin will conduct a public hearing on the latest environmental study at First Baptist Church, Valparaiso, July 9, from 5:30 to 8 p.m. At some point after the public hearing the environmental study will be finalized and an Air Force decision will be issued implementing a final F-35 training program, including a ruling on runway use. The current documents may be found on the Eglin website under "Revised BRAC Draft SEIS" at: www.eglin.af.mil/eglindocuments.asp Copies are also available at the Valparaiso and Niceville public libraries. F-35From page A-1to the contract. The current contract for the maintenance of the 100,000gallon tank costs the city $9,243 annually, and includes the cost of repairs, repaintings inside and outside the tank with the existing design, and any cleanings required because of vandalism. The tank, on Adams Avenue, will have to be taken off-line for about a week for the job. Kelley said that another, newer water tower in the north part of the city will be able to maintain normal systemwide pressure while the other one is out of service. Kelley said he proposed the idea to add a logo with three F35 fighter planes and the phrase "Home of Eglin Air Force Base" to accompany the city's name. Kelley said he thought the new logo would be a nice way to recognize the contributions Eglin has made to the Valparaiso community. Kelley said he heard of no opposition to the design or the "Eglin" phrase for any reasons other than financial ones. "Our motivation to not use the design was solely costbased," Kelley said. 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The voice of Niceville, Bluewater Bay and Valparaiso since 1992Page A-6 Wednesday, June 19, 2013 THEBAYBEACON ALL AROUND THE TOWN ALL AROUND THE TOWN ALL AROUND THE TOWN lift truck to assist in the refurbishment of the signal arms. Price said the brown-painted steel masts and stoplights were installed in 2000, when Rocky Bayou Drive was modified to intersect SR 20 farther west than it did previously. Price said the masts must not have been primed correctly, because they deteriorated sooner than they should. The Florida Department of Transportation, which provided the masts, disclaimed responsibility. According to Price, Niceville officials contacted state and county authorities over a year ago requesting refurbishment of the signal masts. "They basically told us if we wanted to, we could do the work ourselves," Price said. Price said this job will cost the city between $6,000 and $10,000. He said the city looked into hiring a contractor to do the work, but found that the lowest price contractors were offering for the work was around $12,000. The masts are being repainted in the same brown color in which they were made. Price said this job is similar in scope and cost to one completed about one year ago at the intersection of SR 20 and Cedar Avenue. Price said Niceville residents have long complained to city officials about the poor appearance of the signal masts at the intersection. Price announced the work at a Niceville City Council meeting June 11, and Niceville City Councilman Bill Schaetzle, who lives in the Rocky Bayou Estates subdivision and sees the dilapidated intersection every day when he goes from his house to SR 20, thanked Price and the public works department for refurbishing the signs. "We really appreciate your repainting those signals," Schaetzle said. "They really have been a problem for a long time." 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Amelia Covington successfully competed in Duke Universitys twentieth annual Talent Identification Program (TIP) and received a TIP merit certificate. She was enrolled in the prestigious program for the next two years. TIP offers academically gifted students rigorous and engaging independent study opportunities anytime, anywhere. Amelia is the daughter of Thomas and Claire Ballard Covington of Titusville. She is the granddaughter of Ronald and Yolanda Ballard of Niceville and Thomas and Margaret Covington of Lawndale, NC. *** Jaxon Topel of Niceville just made the all American baseball team. The teams were selected through recruiting and nominations for 2013 and were chosen from the participants that competed in the USSSA Stars and Stripes Winter World Championships. He was the only player in Florida taken and only one out of ten in the nation selected. The voice of Niceville, Bluewater Bay and Valparaiso since 1992 B B e e a a c c o o n n E E x x p p r r e e s s s sOUR TOWNP P a a g g e e B B 1 1 W W e e d d n n e e s s d d a a y y , J J u u n n e e 1 1 9 9 , 2 2 0 0 1 1 3 3 Whos News 6516327 COVINGTON SPORTSMAN'SEXPO PresentedbyWillowOutdoors,LLC June28-30,2013 AndalusiaKiwanisComplex MeetTroyLandryandJacobLandryfrom the"SwampPeople"seriesonHistory AlsoFeaturing: TicketsNow Available atCCB. AdultsAdmission Ticketsare $10perday. Children4and underarefree withpaidadult.ProudsponsoroftheCovingtonSportsman'sExpoBepartofsomethingspecial Visitwww.covingtonsportsmansexpo.comfortheScheduleofEvents NationallyKnownTurkeyHunter& CallerEddieSalter BenelliExhibitionShooterTimBradley PrestonPittman,Veteranofthewild turkeyindustry,willbeactingouta turkeyscenewithotherworldclass callersattheexpo! Hunter'sEducationCoursesforMen, WomenandChildren ArcheryCompetition ShotgunSafety Over100Vendo rs Opus I performed the national anthem at the start of the Senior Awards Day ceremonies May 31, for an emotionally charged day as Niceville High School class of 2013 prepared for their transition from high school. See more on page 5. Rocky Bayou students were full of restless energy May 30, as they sat through the commencement ceremonies that signified the onset of adulthood and the beginning of their futures. Read more on 2.Beacon photos by Daniel Elsesser The morning was bright and so were the smiles May 23, as Collegiate students gathered in the common area known as The Circus at Northwest Florida State College more than ready to take the next step in life. Kiwanis honors Edge studentsThree Edge Elementary children received awards from Florida Kiwanis. Sophia Contratto, pictured right, won first prize in art at both the Kiwanis Club of Niceville-Valpariso and the Florida Kiwanis District. Marissa Rung, not pictured, won first prize in speech at the Kiwanis Club of Niceville-Valparaiso and second prize in the Florida Kiwanis District. Sophia, Marissa and Zoe Habblett, pictured left, were awarded K-Kids Super Star trophies for the 2012-2013 year. Ruckel principal retiresRuckel Middle School Principal Dr. Debra Collins Goolsby, seated right, retired after 30 years working in the Okaloosa County School District. Glenda Fohner, left, helps Goolsby celebrate three decades of commitment at the school s year end ceremonies June 6Beacon photo by Daniel Elsesser Amelia Covington Jaxon TopelClass of 2013 moves on a Family Dental CareCompassionate Personalized CareRestore Your Smile, Keep Your ScheduleBeautiful SmilesBegin Here CEREC delivers top quality restorations in one visit, so you can get back to what matters most.Same Day CrownsComplimentary Second Opinion(Includes Free X-Ray, D0220, D9310) Comprehensive Family Care Advanced Sterilization Techniques Luma Arch Whitening In Office Cosmetic Veneers/Bonding Preventative Dentistry Custom Crowns/ Bridges Implant Restoration Gentle Nitrous Oxide Digital X-RaysCONVENIENT SCHEDULINGMon. Thurs. 7:30am-5:30pm Friday: Closed RALFP. ZAPATA, DDS THOMASGRANT, DMDWe Welcome New Patients & Emergencies729-1223www.nicevillefamilydentalcenter.com 908 S. Palm Blvd., Niceville We make seeing the dentist easy A friendly, relaxed atmosphere DESIGNED FOR THE WAY YOU LIVE! LINDA ZICKLER, Realtor(850)-621-7233 lzickler@gnt.netwww.nicevillekw.com 4534 Hwy 20 East, Bluewater Bay (Merchants Walk)Each office independently owned and operated.FAIRWAY WOODS! See this 1959 SF, 3/2 split bedroom brick home NOW before it's gone! Its open and airy design, upgraded kitchen and baths, super wraparound screened porch, and golf course location make this home a winner! $295,000Selling this summer? Call Linda Zickler today!

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The voice of Niceville, Bluewater Bay and Valparaiso since 1992Page B-2 Wednesday, June 19, 2013 THEBAYBEACONRocky Bayou Christian Academy Class of 2013Rocky Bayou Christian Academy is pleased to announce its 2013 Graduate Scholarship Awards totaling almost four and a half million dollars that were presented at the Baccalaureate/Commencement at Niceville Assembly of God on Friday, May 31. Per graduate, in alphabetical order, the awards are as follows: Bold indicates post-secondary choice; Bold and Italicized indicate Florida Bright Futures; Regular font indicates other college scholarship offers; Italicized and underlined denote local and other scholarships. Christy Allen United States Air Force Academy, $414,000; Florida Academic Scholarship ; Southeastern University, $44,000, Colorado Christian University, $49,000; Stetson University, $108,200, Samford University, $42,000; Taylor Haugen, $1,500, Eglin Officers Club, $2,000 (earned but not accepted due to USAFA appointment), Delta Air Lines Scholarship, $1,000 Superintendants Renaissance Woman; Honors Diploma; ACSI DCHSS Award for Academics, Athletics, Christian Service, and Leadership; Presidents Award for Educational Excellence; RBCA Good Christian Character Award; Barnabas Award; Philemon AwardDr. Grete, Mrs. Joslyn, Mr. Lewis; W.B. Grete Outstanding Student Award ; John Witherspoon Award for Excellence in Government and Economics Austin Bearinger Interim Year in Europe, Philemon AwardMr. Hoskins Asher Bechtold University of West Florida ; Florida Medallion Scholar, ACSI DCHSS Award for Christian Service Mikayla Berner Vocational Training in Early Childhood Development, ACSI DCHSS Award for Christian Service; Philemon AwardMrs. Trippe Kristen Bernheisel University of Mobile, Soccer Scholarship, $36,000; Florida Medallion Scholar; Liberty University, $25,600, Maine College of Art, $36,000, Superintendants Renaissance Woman; Honors Diploma; ACSI DCHSS Award for Athletics, Fine Arts, and Christian Service; Presidents Award for Educational Excellence;RBCA Outstanding Christian Character Award. Heather Chandler Northwest Florida State College; Jean Kirkvold Emholtz Memorial Education Scholarship, $1,000 Wesley Chandler University of West Florida, Army ROTC Scholarship $10,600; Florida Medallion Scholar Mariah Colvin Tallahassee Community College while attending Cosmetology School in Tallahassee, Presidents Award for Educational Achievement Cody Craine Northwest Florida State College; Florida Academic Scholar Brittany Dunn Choice Technical Center, Photography, and John Casa Blancas Acting School, ACSI DCHSS Award for Christian Service; Presidents Award for Educational Achievement Brandon Ferrell University of Mobile, $30,000; Florida Medallion Scholar ; Union University, $11,200, Toccoa Falls College, $32,000; Presidents Award for Educational Excellence Naldi Fonseca Northwest Florida State College, ACSI DCHSS Award for Christian Service; Presidents Award for Educational Excellence; Israel Award; Philemon AwardMr. Dyrda Elizabeth Gadzinski Northwest Florida State College; Florida Medallion Scholar ; Carson Newman Deans Scholar, $40,000, Spring Hill Portier Scholarship, $72,000, Honors Diploma; ACSI DCHSS Award for Christian Service; Presidents Award for Educational Excellence; RBCA Outstanding Christian Character Award; Moses Award; Philemon AwardMr. Alldredge Brandon Gillette United States Armed Forces Hannah Green Liberty University, Academic Scholarship $25,600; Florida Medallion Scholar ; Palm Beach Atlantic University, $41,400, Honors Diploma; ACSI DCHSS Award for Leadership; RBCA Good Christian Character Award; Philemon AwardMrs. Shaw Amanda Hart Anderson University, $61,200; Florida Medallion Scholar ; Belhaven University, $52,000, Honors Diploma; ACSI DCHSS Award for Fine Arts and Christian Service; Presidents Award for Educational Achievement; RBCA Outstanding Christian Character Award Laura Herndon Liberty University, Academic Scholarship $19,100; Florida Medallion Scholar ; Nova Southeastern University, $40,000, ACSI DCHSS Award for Academics and Christian Service; Presidents Award for Educational Excellence; RBCA Good Christian Character Award; Israel Award, Philemon Award Mr. Allen Jacob Holcomb University of Alabama, Softball Manager Scholarship $20,000; Explosive Ordinance Disposal Warrior Foundation Scholarship, $8,000, ACSI DCHSS Award for Athletics; Moses Award; Philemon Award Coach Owen, Mr. Parker Tanner Jenkins Valencia College, ACSI DCHSS Award for Fine Arts and Christian Service Tyrin Jenkins United States Armed Forces, Presidents Award for Educational Achievement Shiloh Johns Northwest Florida State College; Florida Academic Scholar ; Florida Institute of Technology, $88,600, Honors Diploma; ACSI DCHSS Award for Fine Arts and Christian Service; RBCA Good Christian Character Award Rachel Johnson University of West Florida, Academic Scholarship, $42,380; Florida Medallion Scholar ; Oglethorpe University, $56,000, ACSI DCHSS Award for Leadership and Christian Service Kandace Jolly Liberty University, Academic Scholarships, $16,600; Florida Medallion Scholar Honors Diploma; ACSI DCHSS Award for Leadership and Christian Service; Philemon Award Mrs. Give Byung Hoon Jun University of California at Davis, Community Service Scholarships pending, $4,000, ACSI DCHSS Award for Fine Arts and Christian Service; Presidents Award for Educational Achievement Wan Shik Kim Korean Military Service, Presidents Award for Educational Achievement Austin Drew Kirkpatrick Palm Beach Atlantic University, Academic Scholarships, $77,064; Florida Medallion Scholar ; Liberty University, $25,900; Flagler College, $62,000, Honors Diploma;Superintendents Renaissance Man; ACSI DCHSS Award for Athletics, Christian Service, and Leadership; Moses Award; Philemon Award Mrs. Knie Thanatat Lapsiriwatkul Mahidol University in Bangkok, Thailand, Presidents Award for Educational Achievement; RBCA Perfect Attendance Award; Philemon Award Mr. Brande Savannah Linn Interim Semester for Missions in Scotland, Florida Medallion Scholar ; Liberty University, $8,000, Belhaven University, $34,000, University of Mobile, $38,000, DCHSS Award for Fine Arts, Christian Service and Leadership; Presidents Award for Educational Achievement; RBCA Good Christian Character Award; Philemon Award Mrs. Alldredge, Mr. Rhoads Deysi Ly Georgia Perimeter College, Presidents Award for Educational Achievement; RBCA Outstanding Christian Character Award Darla Lyon University of West Florida, Academic Scholarship $18,000; Florida Academic Scholar, Honors Diploma; ACSI DCHSS Award for Fine Arts and Christian Service; Presidents Award for Please see ROCKY, page B-3 Rocky Bayou Christian Academy Class of 2013 graduated with a combined total of four and a half million dollars in scholarships. 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The voice of Niceville, Bluewater Bay and Valparaiso since 1992Wednesday, June 19, 2013 Page B-3 THEBAYBEACON CHURCH DIRECTORY First Baptist Church ofValparaisoENGAGINGGOD,CONNECTINGWITHOTHERS,SERVINGALL444 Valparaiso Pkwy. 850-678-4822 www.fbcvalparaiso.orgSundays Bible Study 9:30am Celebration Service 11:00am Discipleship 5:00pm Wednesdays Adults, Youth, & Children 6:00pm ST. PAUL LUTHERAN CHURCH and PRESCHOOL, ELCASunday Services: 8:30 a.m. Liturgical, 10:30 a.m. Praise Adult Classes: 9:30 a.m. Nursery provided.St. Paul Preschool now enrolling for Fall 2013.1407 E. John Sims Parkway, Niceville Phone: 850-678-1298 www.stpaulniceville.com IMMANUELANGLICANCHURCHSunday Morning Services 9 a.m. Traditional Spirit-filled Worship with Holy CommunionNursery, ages 6 wks.-2yrs.; Sunday School, ages 3-711:01 a.m. Walk InWorship (Contemporary Worship with Holy Communion)Nursery & Sunday School providedImmanuel Anglican Youth Wednesday Nights 6:30-8p.m. @ The ShedHang out; engage; worship; growwww.iacdestin.org Pointing The Way To Jesus 250 Indian Bayou Trail, Destin | Church Office: 850-837-6324Educational AchievementTroy University, $59,760, Belhaven University, $32,000 Timofey Makarov Northwest Florida State College, ACSI DCHSS Award for Christian Service Presidents Award for Educational Achievement Keanu Mason Northwest Florida State College, Florida Medallion Scholars, pending June test scores Dillon McArthur Northwest Florida State College Rachel Mosley Bryan College, Volleyball Scholarship, $84,600; Florida Academic Scholar Montreat College, $48,000, Troy University, $59,760, Liberty University, $46,000, Southern Illinois University, $16,000, Clearwater Christian College, $30,000, Palm Beach Atlantic University, $70,000; FHSAA Academic All State Scholar, $1,000, Burger King Scholar, $1000, Taylor Haugen Scholarship, $1,500, Superintendents Renaissance Woman; Honors Diploma; ACSI DCHSS Award for Academics, Athletics, Christian Service and Leadership; Presidents Award for Educational Excellence; Israel Award; Philemon Award Ms. Eaves Joshua Motter Northwest Florida State College, Presidents Award for Educational Achievement Tyler Mueller Northwest Florida State College ; Horatio Alger National Scholar, $20,000 ACSI DCHSS Award for Christian Service; Presidents Award for Educational Achievement Natalie Ouma Savannah College of Art and Design, Academic Honors Scholarship, $52,000; New York Institute of Technology, $60,000; Anderson University, $14,000; Ringling College of Art and Design, $37,500, ACSI DCHSS Award for Academics, Fine Arts and Leadership; Presidents Award for Educational Achievement; Barnabas Award Chelsea Outman Northwest Florida State College; Florida Medallion Scholar ; Twin Cities Auxiliary Scholarship, $1,000 ACSI DCHSS Award for Christian Service; Presidents Award for Educational Achievement; RBCA Good Christian Character Award Jennifer Paskell Northwest Florida State College; Florida Medallion Scholar ; Stetson University, $116,800, Spring Hill College, $62,000, ACSI DCHSS Award for Christian Service and Leadership; RBCA Good Christian Character Award Austin Rogers United States Armed Forces, Philemon Award Senora Alvarez Jessica Sandlin Jonkoping University in Sweden, $40,946; Florida Medallion Scholar ; Savannah College of Art and Design, $54,000; Anderson University, $48,000; Moore College of Art and Design, $78,000 ; Northwest Florida State College, $4,000, Superintendents Renaissance Woman; Honors Diploma; ACSI DCHSS Award for Christian Service, Fine Arts and Leadership; Presidents Award for Educational Achievement; RBCA Outstanding Christian Character Award; Moses Award; Philemon Award Ms. Boon Jenna Sasser Interim Year with World Harvest Missions New Life Childrens Home in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, ACSI DCHSS Award for Christian Service; Presidents Award for Educational Achievement; Jesse Brewer Spirit Award Audrey Stevens Wellesley College, $196,000; Florida Medallion Scholar ; Barry University, $52,000, Rollins College, $50,000, Richmond University, $48,000, Stephens College, $21,000, Kings College, $60,000, Randolph College, $5,000, Superintendents Renaissance Woman; Honors Diploma; ACSI DCHSS Award for Fine Arts and Christian Service; Presidents Award for Educational Achievement; RBCA Outstanding Christian Character Award; Israel Award; Philemon Award Coach Mandreger Christopher Stovall Northwest Florida State College Timothy Sung Northwestern University, $229,292; Florida Academic Scholar, Valedictorian; Honors Diploma; ACSI DCHSS Award for Academics and Christian Service; Presidents Award for Educational Excellence Amanda Thomas Northwest Florida State College Bess Tyler University of West Florida, John Pace Scholarship, $133,200 with Florida Academic Scholar, ACSI DCHSS Award for Leadership; Presidents Award for Educational Achievement Brianna Wehner University of New Orleans, Privateer Scholarship, $60,000; Florida Medallion Scholar Savannah West University of South Alabama, $40,000; Florida Academic Scholar ; Spring Hill College, $74,000, University of Central Florida, $6,000 Stetson University, $108,200, Drexel University, $74,000 Case Western University, $92,000 ; Twin Cities Hospital Auxiliary Sally A. Jerome Memorial Scholarship, $1,500, Salutatorian; Honors Diploma; ACSI DCHSS Award for Academics, Christian Service and Leadership; Presidents Award for Educational Excellence; RBCA Good Christian Character Award Philemon Award Mrs. Downing, Dr. Mosley Dwight Williams University of West Florida, $9,000 with Florida Medallion Scholar ; Southeastern University, $24,600, ACSI DCHSS Award for Athletics and Christian Service; Presidents Award for Educational Achievement Erika Wyn Interim Year with Peru Missions; Florida Medallion Scholar Cedarville University, $36,000 Cassandra Young Western Carolina University, WCU Leadership Institute; Florida Medallion Scholar ; Berry College, $15,200; Discus Scholar, $3,000, Superintendents Renaissance Woman; Honors Diploma; ACSI DCHSS Award for Fine Arts, Christian Service and Leadership ROCKYFrom page B-2 Red Horse helps CICOver 20 volunteers from the Hurlburt Field 823 Red Horse Unit rolled up their sleeves to form and pour the concrete driveway for a family foster home located in the Children in Crisis, Childrens Neighborhood in Fort Walton Beach. Tech. Sgt. Dan Hall coordinated the training days. Pictured, Red Horse volunteers work on the driveway of the CIC Ya Ya's House family foster home in the Children s Neighborhood. Welding student of the yearRodney Porter of Niceville was presented with the Outstanding Student of the Year Award for Welding Technology at CHOICE Technical Center, Fort Walton Beach. He received a plaque and welding hood the evening of the ceremony. Rodney is the son of Gina Marini and David Porter. Beacon photo by Daniel ElsesserRuckel essay winnersRuckel students were challenged to write an essay titled Be the change you want to see in the world. A winner from each grade was selected. Pictured from left, Carmen Patterson, sixth grade winner Kimberly (last name withheld), Principal Goolsby, seventh grade winner Eileen Landa and Sonja Love. Not pictured is Donaji Brindley, eighth grade essay winner. NEWSPAPER DELIVERY Earn extra cash of $45 to $140 or more each week in your spare time! The Bay Beacon seeks a reliable independent contractor to insert, bag, and deliver newspapers Tuesday night. You must be over 21 and have a reliable vehicle, a good driving record, a Florida driver s license, and proof of current liability insurance. No collecting duties. Earnings vary according to route and work load. Stop by the Bay Beacon for an information sheet and to fill out an application. The Beacon 1181 E. John Sims Parkway, Niceville 678-1080 (Parkway East Shopping Center across from PoFolks) Drivers: Guaranteed Home EVERY Weekend! Company: All miles PAID (Loaded or Empty)! Lease to own. NO money down. No credit check! Call 1888-880-5911 NEWSPAPER REPORTER The Bay Beacon has an opening for a fulltime reporter. The job requires a hardworking, self-starting, organized journalist with high standards for accuracy, the ability to meet deadlines, a nose for news, and concern for readers. Paid holidays, paid vacation, IRA plan. Applicants should have reporting experience. Apply at the Beacon s office 1181 E. John Sims Pkwy, Niceville. Submit copies of samples of your written work. CAMP TIMPOOCHEE NEEDS YOU! 4-H Camp Timpoochee needs kitchen staff IMMEDIATELY. $8/hr, flexible scheduling, work part or full time. NO EXPERIENCE NECESSARY, just a cheerful attitude and willingness to work hard. Contact Jennifer Williams at 850-8972224 or timpoochee4h@ufl.edu Dr. Kenneth Haskin will retire from the practice of medicine effective June 28, 2013. Your medical records will remain at White-Wilson Medical Center and be available for other White-Wilson physicians. You may request copies of your records for physicians outside of White-Wilson by calling the Medical Records Department. House cleaning in BWB and Rocky Bayou areas. Call 850-3764610. Will do ironing in my home. Very reasonable rates. (850)685-4364 Infant care opening in registered home near Hurlburt. References. Affordable. DCF# R01OK0111. Phone 243-1859 Help Wanted Legal Notices Services Help Wanted Help Wanted CLASSIFIEDS Beacon Where Buyers and Sellers Meet! Warehouse/Office 1484 Hickory St.NicevilleWISE AVE.Niceville Offices 500SF1,000SFWarehouses 1,000SF6,000SFPRIME WAREHOUSE OR OFFICE SPACE AVAILABLEFor more information call897-6464 Help Wanted Help Wanted Homes for Sale Homes for Sale Homes for Sale Carriage Hills Realty, Inc.You Just Need the Keys!Call Carriage Hills Realty for All of Your Real Estate Needs.Home Is Where the Heart Is. (850) 678-51781821 John Sims Pkwy. | Niceville, Florida 32578 www.CarriageHills.com | Realtor@CarriageHills.com If you want Niceville, Valparaiso and Bluewater Bay to know, say it in the Beacon. Call 850-678-1080 today. HELP WANTEDThe Bluewater Bay Tennis Center is in need of part-time help (10 to 15 hours per week) to assist in the maintenance of the courts. No experience necessary. Very flexible hours; mornings and middays.Applications are available at the Tennis Center, 777 Bay Drive.

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Free soccer Lewis School will be hosting free ongoing volleyball practice for the month of July. Practice schedule for July will be Monday 8-11 a.m. and 1-4 p.m. Required paperwork can be obtained in the front office from 7-2 daily. New participants please show up on Mondays. For more information contact Coach Lani at 830-4575 or email Nakeawe4@yahoo.com Wii bowling party Wii Bowling for teens and our young at heart seniors will be in the Teen Room in the Niceville Public Library Thursday, June 20, at 10:30 a.m. This is a free program for ages 13 young at heart seniors adults. Call 279-4863 x1504 for more info. Movie Thursday The Valparaiso Community Library invites everyone June 20 to beat the heat at Movie Thursday. The movie will be Oz the Great and Powerful at 2 p.m. Call 729-5406, email eruff@valp.org, or check vcl.valp.org for more movies and dates. Plant lecture and swap The Tri-County Horticulture Studies Group will meet on June 20 at 10 a.m. The meeting will be held in the Heritage Museum of Northwest Florida, 115 Westview Avenue, Valparaiso. A lecture and program about gingers will be given by Marie Harrison. Following the lecture, the group will go to the Harrison home in Valparaiso for a plant swap/sale. Those wishing to bring plants to swap should have them planted in containers and labeled with the name of the plant. For more information, contact Marie Harrison at marieharrison@valp.net. No exotic invasive plants. Author book signings Rich Worsham will be signing books on Friday, June 21 from 3:30 pm 4:30 pm. He will have his book The Legend of the Dog as told by Buster Brown available for purchase. The Legend of the Dog tells the story of Buster Brown, a Dachshund, who takes an adventurous journey. Plan time to visit Rich and find out more about Rich and Busters story at the Niceville Library, 206 N. Partin Dr. Call 2794863 ext. 1507 for more info. Biophilia gets crabby Come learn all about crabs at the Biophilia Center, Freeport Friday June 21 with activities from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, June 22 will be all about alligators with Alligator Adventures from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. The Biophilia Center is open Friday and Saturdays from 10 a.m.3 p.m. Call 835-1824 for more info or visit eowilsoncenter.org. Purple Hearts Charity Auction The second annual Pearls for Purple Hearts charity auction will take place Saturday, June 22, at the Magnolia Grill in Fort Walton Beach from 11a.m. to 2 p.m. The auction, themed GROOVin KINDA LUV, will feature a silent auction of vintage 60s and 70s attire while enjoying an excellent meal from the Emerald Coasts best steakhouse. All funds raised will go to benefit the Special Operations Warrior Foundation and the Fisher House of the Emerald Coast. To RSVP, visit pearls4purplehearts.eventbrite.com or email pearls4purplehearts@yahoo.com. To volunteer for the event, please send an email to airmansvoice@hurlburt.af.mil. Home school book fair There will be a home school book fair on Saturday, June 22, from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Rocky Bayou Christian School Gymnasium, 2101 North Partin Drive, Niceville. Lots of Curriculum and home school vendors will be available. For more information please contact Debi Burns at 279-3779 or Kelli Van Pelt at 797-0315. Community market day Niceville Community Guild is looking for vendors for Niceville Community Market Day, an outdoor market in the parking lot behind City Hall. Its open to crafters, garage sales, fundraisers, food vendors, home businesses, non-profit fundraisers or sell your car, boat or motor home. Just about anything you can think of. Spaces are $15. The event is June 22, from 9-2 p.m. Please email Nicevillechristmas@cox.net for an application. Sailing regatta All boats and sailors are welcome at the Round the Bay regatta Saturday, 22 June. Registration is Friday June 21 from 1800-1900. Entry fee is $30 ($5 credit to US Sailing Members with or members of a GYA club). For more information contact Zack Kastl at 897-9729 or email kastls1@cox.net Vacation Bible school Rosemont Baptist Church, 601 27th St, Niceville, will have their free Vacation Bible School, Colossal Coaster World,June 24-28 from 6-8:30pm each evening. For more information call 678-1611 or visit RBCNiceville.org. Tea Party meets The Niceville-Valparaiso Tea Party will meet at Niceville City Hall on June 24 at 6:00 pm. Ruth DuPont will be the guest speaker and speak on the UN Agenda 21. NARFE meets National Active and Retired Federal Employees Association, Chapter 1428. NARFE, meets Tuesday, June 25 at the Golden Corral, Fort Walton Beach. Lunch at 11 a.m. will be followed by a meeting at noon. The speaker will be Chief Ted Litschauer, Chief of Police for the City of Fort Walton Beach. Open to all current and retired federal employees. Blood drive Tuesday, June 25 at Twin Cities Hospital, Niceville 8 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Free t-shirt for all donors. Growing enthusiasts Niceville Garden Club will meet on Tuesday, June 25, at 6 p.m. in the Niceville Community Center across from the Niceville Library. The Niceville Garden Club meets at 6:00 p.m. every fourth Tuesday except for July and August. All meetings are open to the public. Email parrotma@gmail.com if you have questions. Treasure at the library The Freeport Public Librarys Childrens Summer Reading Program, Dig Into Reading, will continue with a program on June 26 at 10 a.m. with plenty of crafts to do at the Freeport Community Center located at 16040 US Highway 331 South. Programs are open to children of all ages and are free. Registration is not required. There will be prizes, giveaways, and plenty of snacks for all. Please call the Freeport Public Library at 835-2040 for more information. Alzheimers support group A support group for those affected by Alzheimers will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Wednesday, June 26 at the Niceville United Methodist Church, Chandler Center, 214 S. Partin Drive. The support group is free and limited respite care is available, reserve in advance by calling 866-478-7790. ADSO Luncheon Heather Mitchell, prize-winning artist working in colored pencils, will present her talk at the Art Center Gallery, 17 First Street, Fort Walton Beach for the Arts & Design Societys June luncheon on Wednesday, June 26. Open to the public, the event will begin at 11:30 a.m. Cost of the luncheon is $12. Reservations must be made no later than Monday, June 24; cost of luncheon for reservations made after that date is $15.Please send reservations request to adsoluncheon@yahoo.com or call Marcy at 585-4967. The voice of Niceville, Bluewater Bay and Valparaiso since 1992Page B-4 Wednesday, June 19, 2013 THEBAYBEACON 2013 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 9 10 11 12 13 14 16 17 18 19 20 21 8 15 E-mail items to info@baybeacon.comCALENDAR Twin Cities Auxiliary scholarshipsThe Auxiliary of Twin Cities Hospital awarded $12,000 in scholarships to ten recipients who are studying careers in health care fields. Pictured from left, Savannah West, Kayleigh Cutnaw, Kaili Johnson, Chelsea Outman, Summer Stuckey and Onyx Morgan. Not pictured, John Aldridge, Emma Francone, Hailey Gibbs and Sarah Stewart. Golf cart gift at Bob HopeThe Non Commissioned Officers Association (NCOA) recently donated a golf cart to Bob Hope Village to be used to transport residents to and from doctor appointments and church services on campus, to respond to residents during emergencies and to give prospective residents tours of Bob Hope Village. Pictured left, President H. Gene Overstreet, Air Force Enlisted Village President/CEO Jim Binnicker and NCOA Executive Director Clifford Scoop Davis. Home school book fairJoin your neighbors and bring the kids for a home school book fair in the gymnasium at Rocky Bayou Christian School, 2101 N Partin Dr., Niceville. There will be a wide variety of books and curriculum available for purchase Saturday, June 22, from 9-2 p.m. ObituaryHale Gerry EngstromHale Gerry Engstrom died peacefully June 4th 2013. He is survived by his three sons, David, Stephen, and Brian. He was born March 13, 1931 and joined the Air Force in 1952, earning the Distinguished Flying Cross and Air Medal with 3 clusters while serving in the Vietnam Conflict. He retired to Choctaw Beach in 1972. There he joined the Tri Village Volunteer Fire Department and served his community for many decades. The Hermit will be missed by his family, friends and the Choctaw Beach Community. His life was about serving and helping out anyone in need. He will be laid to rest with his wife Jean at Barrancas National Cemetery in Pensacola. National Cremation & Burial Society of Milton has been entrusted with the arrangements, 623-2205. Dear Bay Beacon, We are entering our second year of advertising in the "At your Service" section of your newspaper. We would like to take a moment to express our feelings of how well our advertising in your newspaper has helped grow our business. You make it easy to advertise and with our busy schedules your staff is great to keep us informed of when to renew our ad. Looking forward in working with you in the future. Thank you again.Advertising in the Bay Beacon gets results! Heres proof!Sincerely, R.J. Mathews Less Stress Lawn Care Less StressLawn & Landscaping

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The voice of Niceville, Bluewater Bay and Valparaiso since 1992Wednesday, June 19, 2013 Page B-5 THEBAYBEACON Niceville High School Class of 2013 Senior Awards DayCommunity scholarships All Sports Association/Daily News Awards Savanah Boswell Taylor Bartleson in wrestling Kayla Bloor in golf Kayla Carr in volleyball Audrey Diekman in softball Association of Unmanned Vehicle Systems International Scholarship Brayton Miles ($500) Coca-Cola Scholars Foundation Kyle Saleeby ($2,500; renewable) Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Scholarship Danielle Douglas ($1,000) Crystal Jones ($1,000) Trevor Sears ($1,000) Democratic Womens Club Scholarship Jessica Jade Reindl ($1,000) Destin Water Users Scholarship Kyle Saleeby ($7,000) Elks Most Valuable Student Scholarship Kyle Saleeby ($4,000) Eglin Spouses Club Victoria Marks ($2,000) Keanu Richardson ($1,000) Cassidy McAllister ($1,000) Mary Riley ($2,000) Molly Mims ($1,000) Kelsey Smith ($1,000) Kristine Normand ($1,000) Amy Wilson ($1,000) Jason ODowd ($1,000) Explosives Ordnance Disposal Scholarship Kristine Normand ($3,000) Fort Walton Beach Chorus Guynelle Stewart Memorial Music Scholarship Kaitlynn Byrd ($1,500) FWB Medical Center Auxiliary Scholarship Victoria Marks ($2,500) Hubert D. Harris Memorial Scholarship Adam Nodjomian ($1,000) Courtney Testa ($1,000) Addie Voigt ($1,000) International Test and Evaluation Addie Voigt ($1,000) Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity Scholarship Antonio DeBonis Crystal Jones Key Club Leadership Awards Caroline Armstrong ($1,000) Cassidy McAllister ($1,000) Key Club Danny Kittrell Memorial Leadership Award Melody Zargari ($1,000) Knights of Columbus Council 7667 Kyle Saleeby ($1,000) Courtney Testa ($1,000) Knights of Columbus Council 13527 Kayleigh Cutnaw ($500) Trevor Sears ($500) Erika Richard ($500) Courtney Testa ($500) Lowes Scholarship Kyle Saleeby ($2,500) Mid Bay Rotary Scholarship Sarah Bolt ($500) Melody Zargari ($500) Niceville High School Education Scholarship Kirstyn Kissam ($1,250) Bethany Fralish ($650) Niceville Valparaiso Rotary Scholarship Sarah Bolt ($2,000) Kyle Saleeby ($2,000) Lein Nguyen ($2,000) Melody Zar gari ($2,000) Omega Psi Phi Scholarship Jalen DeBonis Order Sons of Italy Florida Grand Lodge Peter Mitchell ($1,000) Order Sons of Italy Joseph B. Franzalia Lodge 2422 Kayleigh Cutnaw ($750) Peter Mitchell ($750) Kyle Saleeby ($750) Proton Onsite Scholarship and Innovation Program Kyle Saleeby ($100,000) Sigma Omicron Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. Scholarship Lien Nguyen ($700) Society of American Military Engineers (SAME) Emerald Coast Post Scholarship Cory Anderson with ($1,500) Adam Nodjomian ($2,000) Kyle Saleeby ($1,500) Take Stock in Children Sarah Bolt ($12,500) Kyndl Schoelles ($6,250) Renee Erickson ($6,250) Courtney Stevens ($6,250) Taylor Haugen Foundation Scholarship Jason ODowd ($1,500) Twin Cities Hospital Auxiliary Scholarship Kayleigh Cutnaw ($1,000) Zeta Phi Beta Omicron Pi Zeta Chapter Melody Zargari ($500) Athletic scholarships Baseball Nicholas Junger, Pensacola State College Tyler Kinar Tallahassee State College Tanner Zant, Lawson State Community College Football Austin Campbell, Delta State University Nicholas Haynes, University of Kentucky Kyle Knight, Bellhaven College Andrew Mitchell, United States Naval Academy Tyler Ross, Mississippi College Ean Savory-Booker, New Mexico State University Devin Vasquez, Jacksonville University Golf Kayla Bloor, Florida State University Harrison Krause, William Carey University Soccer Savannah Boswell, Mississippi State University Softball Kaylan Davis, Western Kentucky University Lauren Donaldson, Northwest Florida State College Devan Hines, University of West Alabama Track and Field Marsel Mosley, Troy University Volleyball Kayla Carr, Daytona State College Kelsey Roberts, Lake Sumter Community College Military scholarships and awards United States Naval Academy Appointment Andrew Mitchell United States Army ROTC Scholarship Carter Herman Cameron Tromba United States Air Force Academy Falcon Scholarship Kaitlyn Brown Connor Ellis United States Air Force ROTC Scholarship Kaitlyn Brown Keanu Richardson Dolittle Raiders Scholarship Patrick Devlin ($2,500) Air Force Association Leadership Scholarship Hannah Kidd ($2,000) Air Force Association Maggie Shu Scholarship Alexander Wagner ($5,000) Air Force Association Jerry Nabors Scholarship Samantha Fletcher ($2,000) Military Officers Association of America Scholarship Thomas Brown ($3,000) Northwest Florida Military Officers Association Certificate of Exceptional Cadet Achievement Scholarship Rebecca Roach ($500) Air Force Association Academic Award Samantha Fletcher ($100) Air Force Association Leadership Award Alexander Wagner ($100) The American Legion Scholastic Award Hannah Kidd ($100) The American Legion General Military Excellence Award Patrick Devlin ($100) The American Veterans Award Michael Lawson ($100) Army Aviation Center Federal Credit Union Award Danielle Garnick ($25) Leeann Laird ($25) National Merit Scholars Commended Marielana Burdge Victoria Marks Anna Hall Peter Mitchell Alexander Harber McKenna Reed Ronette Kortbein Semifinalists Katherine Ammon Sabrina Valenti Georgia Pearce Finalists Katherine Ammon Georgia Pearce Sabrina Valenti National Merit scholars Georgia Pearce ($2,500) Lady of Good Counsel scholarshipsChrist our Redeemer Council of Catholic Women have presented Anna Hall and Erika Richard of NHS each with The Our Lady of Good Counsel Scholarships worth $750 on June 1. Pictured from left, Deacon Bill Schaal, Sue Marco COR CCW President, Erika Richard, Anna Hall, Father Bob Johnson and Dee Purka, the scholarship chair. Head Start kids bike safelyChildren at the Niceville Head Start Center received brand new bike helmets as a result of $400 donated by Kiwanis Club of Niceville-Valparaiso. The Department of Health/Healthy Start met with the children to ensure proper fit of their new helmets. Young writers win essay contestKnights of Columbus Assemblies 1564 and 3236 announced the winners of the Great American Patriot Essay Contest with honorable mention going to Angel Bumphus, second place to Seth Torres, first place to Shannon O Hara, third place to Emma Cox and honorable mention Patrick Hennessey. All are students at St. Mary s School in Fort Walton Beach. The top three winners were encouraged to purchase United States savings bonds with their cash winnings. This is the thirteenth year of the contest. Scouts visit Jackson GuardPack 52 visited Jackson Guard June 8. Fire Chief Kevin Heirs instructed the scouts on the many different types of trees and wildlife on Eglin Reserve and demonstrated to them the many different pieces of fire equipment used to manage the vast acreage covered by Jackson Guard.

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Adkins-GlickMr. and Mrs. Edward A. Adkins of Niceville are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Miss Janelle A. Adkins to Mr. Charles S. Glick III, son of Mr. Charles Glick, Jr. of Aurora, CO and Mrs. Stacie Clarke of Oviedo. Janelle is a graduate of Niceville High School and the University of West Florida where she obtained a degree in nursing. She is employed at the Medical Center of Aurora. Charles is a graduate of Cherokee Trail High School and is employed by the United States Air Force at Buckley. The wedding is set for September 7, 2013, after which they intend to reside in Bennett, CO.Gisel-LindhorstMr. and Mrs. Doug and Donna Reed of Niceville are pleased to announce the wedding of their daughter, Miss Tiffany Gisel to Mr. Justin Lindhorst, son of Mr. and Mrs. Tony and Mirriam Lindhorst. of New London, South Africa. The wedding was celebrated on August 25, 2012, at Sunset Beach Clubhouse in Bluewater Bay. for only $250Need 5 or more Bags?Call us at least 30 minutes prior to arriving at Ice House. We will load you up ASAP and save you time!850-685-4322HICE ON BAYSHORE DRIVE NICEVILLEHGRADUATION PARTIESHFOURTH OF JULYHPICNICSHBOATING Food Grade ICE DYW positive role models for girlsYoung ladies, aged 7 -11 visited on Saturday, June 8 at the Boot Camp held by the Distinguished Young Women in the fellowship hall at Niceville Assembly of God, 108 Hwy 85 N. DYW girls served as role models teaching the girls who attended about fashion, manners and presenting their best self. Pictured from left, Hayley Marshall, Vicki Kiser, Emily Parker and Moriah Brannon. Sharing and Caring gets funds for familiesOn May 30 The Twin Cities Woman s Club presented a check to Sharing and Caring of Niceville for $400 to aid in their work of meeting emergency needs of families in the NicevilleValparaiso-Choctaw Beach area. Left, Lillian Lewis, President of the Twin Cities Woman s Club presents the club s check to Susan Magerman, Sharing and Caring Vice President. Local author is for the dogsRich Worsham will be signing books at the Niceville Public Library on Friday, June 21 from 3:30 p.m 4:30 p.m. He will have his book The Legend of the Dog available for purchase. The Legend of the Dog tells the story of Buster Brown, a dachshund, who takes an adventurous journey. Engagements Weddings Adkins-Glick Gisel-LindhorstEagle project gives direction at STEMMRyan Denny has a good reason to smile. He will soon be an Eagle Scout. Pictured, he holds a STEMM Center GPS device and the waypoint coordinate list for the Going Places Soon experiment he helped design and install at the Oklaoosa STEMM Center. BLUEWATER FITNESSBluewaterFitness.net 850-279-67674591 Hwy 20 E Corner of White Point and Hwy 20Check out ourNEWLY RENOVATED FACILITY Hometown Quality! 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He had previously saved enough money to purchase the trumpet, but instead spent the money to travel to Guatemala and teach music to impoverished children. 20lb Bag of Ice! The voice of Niceville, Bluewater Bay and Valparaiso since 1992Page B-6 Wednesday, June 19, 2013 THEBAYBEACON 2012 J.D. Powers Award winnerBuyer and Seller Satisfaction4534 Hwy 20 East, Niceville Bluewater Bay*Stats from current MLS Ask about property managementCall us279-4332EMERALD COASTEach office independently owned and operated. 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