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Title: The Apalachicola times
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Language: English
Publisher: H.W. Johnston
Place of Publication: Apalachicola Fla
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Publication Date: 03-22-2012
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Dates or Sequential Designation: Began in 1885.
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xxxxx xxxxx xxxxx 50 WWW.APALACHTIMES.COM Phone: 850-653-8868 Web: apalachtimes.com E-mail: dadlerstein@star .com Fax: 850-653-8036 Circulation: 800-345-8688 DEADLINES FOR NEXT WEEK: School News & Society: 11 a.m. Friday Real Estate Ads: 11 a.m. Thursday Legal Ads: 11 a.m. Friday Classi ed Display Ads: 11 a.m. Friday Classi ed Line Ads: 5 p.m. Monday xxxxx Contact Us xxxxx Out to see Index Thursday, March 22, 2012 Seahawk diamonds A9-10 Sheriffs of ce tops Eastpoint ribfest By David Adlerstein 653-8894| @ApalachTimes Dadlerstein@star .com For the rst time since they began competing four years ago, the sheriffs of ce emerged victorious Saturday at the 10th annual Eastpoint rib cookoff, topping a eld of 16 entries. We were last in that competition the rst time we did it. Four years ago we were at the bottom, said Sgt. John Solomon, who headed up the 10-4 BBQ cooking crew. Monster hunters nd no evidence of mystery feline By Lois Swoboda Times Staff Writer Monster hunters visited Tates Hell this month in search of the Carrabelle cat and found no physical evidence of a large, unknown feline prowling the swamp. Others believe their eyes over the evidence and dispute the visiting experts ndings. On May 5, Carrabelle city commissioners invited a group of cryptobiologists, led by Scott Marlowe, author of Cryptid Creatures of Florida to investigate reported sightings of a large black cat north of Carrabelle in Tates Hell Swamp. Marlowe said this was the rst time a government entity invited cryptobiologists to investigate a cryptid, or unidenti ed, animal. Carrabelle Commissioner Cal Allen, who made the motion to invite the expedition, said he took photographs and plaster casts of big cat tracks in the area and would like to get to the bottom of this mystery. On Feb. 2, the safari arrived in town. Marlowe was joined by his son Robert, who recently completed an internship at Panama Citys Bear Creek Feline Center, as well as Lee Hales and Ken Gerhard. Gerhard has investigated reports of mysterious beasts around the world including Bigfoot and the Loch Ness Monster. In addition to appearing in three episodes of the television series MonsterQuest, Gerhard is featured in the History Channel special The Real Wolfman. His credits include appearances on Eyewitness News, Coast Massey to run for county commission Special to the Times William Massey has led his letter of intent to seek election to the of ce of county commissioner for District 5. Massey, 52, of 1002 Ave. D N.W. in Carrabelle, led as a Democrat. He now is legally entitled to begin the process of getting petitions signed, with signatures due to the Supervisor of Elections of ce by noon May 7. Masseys name then would appear on the Aug. 14 primary ballot, provided he of cially quali es during the June 4-8 qualifying period. In the event that only Democrats le for this of ce or any of the county of ces, Republicans and those without party af liation would be able to vote in any race that has candidates from only one political party, known as a universal race. The following is a statement issued by the candidate: My name is William Massey, and I am a candidate for the of ce of County Commissioner District 5, Eastpoint and Carrabelle. I am a lifelong resident of Carrabelle, happily married to Denise Walden WILLIAM MASSEY ELECTION 2012 Carrabelle cat eludes searchers HIGH-WIRE ACT DAVID ADLERSTEIN | The Times Workers for Dillard Smith, the Chattanooga, Tenn.based company handling the transmission line work for Progress Energy, hang suspended about 90 feet over the water as they work atop one of the concrete poles spanning the river between Eastpoint and Apalachicola. The crew was pulling conductor, which entailed fastening the insulator that connects the wire to the poles. A Progress spokesman said the work was to be completed March 20 and then activated with no disruption of service. DAVID ADLERSTEIN | The Times John Solomon holds the winning cup on behalf of the 10-4 BBQ team Cookoff is 10-4 See MASSEY A11 See CARRABELLE CAT A11 See COOKOFF A2 Opinion . . . . . . A4 Society . . . . . . A6 Faith . . . . . . . A7 Outdoors . . . . . A8 Tide Chart . . . . . A8 Sports . . . . . A9-10 Classi eds . . . A12-A13 VOL. 126 ISSUE 47 Apalachicola ArtWalk Saturday Fine art in all forms will be woven in and around downtown Apalachicola, where artists will be showing, selling and demonstrating their talents from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, March 24. Festivities continue into the afternoon with a progressive wine tasting and hors doeuvres from 3-5 p.m. In the evening, local chefs will prepare special dishes at their restaurants highlighting fresh local ingredients. For more information, call 653-9419 or visit www. apalachicolabay.org. Dixie Does Nashville this weekend The Dixie Does Nashville will light up the Dixie Theatre with some of the most talented writers working in Nashville performing the hits they wrote for music legends like George Strait, The Dixie Chicks, Kenny Rogers, Rascal Flatts, Tim McGraw and Kenny Chesney. Friday performers will be Holly Williams, daughter of Hank Williams Jr., and Sarah Buxton. Saturdays show will feature Mark Nesler, Corey Crowder and Ben Caver. Show times are at 8 p.m. Tickets are $25. For more info, call the box of ce at 653 3200. Bay Area Choral Society Sunday Forty voices of the Bay Area Choral Society, directed by Merel Young with piano accompaniment by Janis Ramos, will present their spring program at 4 p.m. Sunday, March 25, in the historic Trinity Episcopal Church This concert is one of the programs of the 24th season of the Ilse Newell Fund for the Performing Arts, under the auspices of the Apalachicola Area Historical Society. General admission is a $5 donation, with students admitted free. Holocaust art exhibit extended The Holocaust art exhibit at the City of Carrabelle Complex, 1001 Gray Ave., has been extended through March 31. The Carrabelle Artists Association will continue to host the exhibit, with extended evening hours. Dont miss this group of 100 paintings and drawings by Nadia Werbitzky depicting the Holocaust in Russia and other aspects of Russian life. Admission is free.

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Local A2 | The Times Thursday, March 22, 2012 Robert C. Bruner Attorney Personal & Business Bankruptcy Over 30 Years Legal Experience 850-670-3030 bankruptcy relief under the U.S. Bankruptcy Code. The hiring of a lawyer is an important decision that should not be based solely upon advertisements. Before you decide, ask us to send you free written information IT I S OUR PLEA SUR E T O WELCOME Dr. Eugene Charbonneau Dana Whaley, ARNP And Susan Hardin, ARNP T O WEEM S MEDICAL CEN T E R EA ST Beginning MARCH 1, 2012 Primary Care and Urgent Care 110 NE 5 TH STREET CARRABELLE, FL 850-697-2345 Giant Chili Cook Off Garage Sale T-shirts Sweatshirts hats totebags Various leftover auction items March 24th 8:00Am-until 324 East Pine Ave (850) 653-6462 the jay abbott rehouse It just goes to show you the harder you work at it, youll end up somehow on top, he said. Joining him on the team were Sheriff Skip Shiver, Undersheriff Joel Norred, Lt. Bobby Shiver and Capt. Tommy Summerhill, while Sgt. David Varnes, who helped found the team, had to miss the event. Norreds wife, Susan, and Summerhills wife, Cindy, worked the booth. Best Rig honors also went to 10-4, which offered a variety of law enforcement-related aides, like bicycle locks, to the public while the ribs slowly cooked. We do a type of rub that has sugar and paprika and different spices in it, and then smoke it for ve hours, Solomon said. Finishing in second place was the St. George Island Volunteer Fire Department, again captained by Chief Jay Abbott. The Kickin Ash BBQ team from the 2k Web Group took third place, their ribs the work of teammates Sterling Kendrick and Scott Payne. Loco BBQ received an honorable mention. Eastpoint Fire Chief George Pruett said he was pleased with the turnout, which was steady, at times swelling, on the sunny day. I was very pleased; you couldnt have made me any happier, he said. We had perfect weather. I was very impressed with the amount of people who came. It was better than last years turnout, when they just ltered through all day. All 10 judges for the cookoff were certi ed by the Kansas City BBQ society, granted after taking an intensive two-day seminar held at various locations throughout the Southeast. Jerry Thompson again served as lead judge. Pruett estimated the event should bring in about $18,000, about $15,000 of that based on receipts from Saturday. He said the Friday night auction preview at the rehouse also went well, with classic country and gospel songs crooned by George Creamer, Willard Vinson and Miles Creamer. The preview set the stage for what turned out to be about $2,000 earned at the silent auction Saturday. Pruett said organizers plan to consider holding the auction for longer hours next year. A bevy of elected of cials joined the re ghters and their families to work the sale of rib, chicken and pulled pork dinners all day long. Weve got that cooking the butts down to a science, better than ever before, Pruett said. It went off without a hitch this year, which is rare. Classic rock from the bands Kornbred and 90 Proof kept the crowd entertained all day. They also enjoyed the classic and antique car show, which was won by Ed Springer for his 1962 Corvette. Runner-up honors went to Chad Daughtry of Eastpoint for his 1972 Chevrolet Chevette, while third place went to Port St. Joes Jean Faliski for a 1964 Plymouth Barracuda. Fourth place went to Skip Shiver for his robins egg blue antique Chevy Apache truck. The crew who worked the Big Top Supermarket booth raised the most money for the department, $1,132, and was the clear winner of the Peoples Choice award. Solomon and Dawn Radford dueled it out for top honors in the Liars Contest, and after Pruett tried numerous times to get a clear winner based on crowd applause, he gave up and named them dual winners. Pruett said the monies raised will go to pay down the debt on a $199,000 fully equipped multi-use re truck the department bought last year. He said event organizers also are considering giving entrants more time to prepare their ribs, so they could be due at 2 p.m. rather than the current noon deadline. COOKOFF from page A1 Photos by DAVID ADLERSTEIN | The Times From left, Andrew Pruett and Jackie Rex enjoy some ribs. Kornbreds John Lolley plays guitar and David Palmer drums on Saturday, accompanied by vocalist Cathy Palmer and Brian Lolley on bass. Kendra MacMurrains son Dylan, from Columbus, Ga., was all decked out for St. Patricks Day Saturday. Below, Scott Payne works on ribs prepared by his Kickin Ash team.

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Opinion A4 | The Times USPS 027-600 Published every Thursday at 129 Commerce St. Apalachicola, FL 32329 Publisher: Rick Martin Editor: Tim Croft POSTMASTER: Send address change to: The Apalachicola Times P.O. Box 820 Apalachicola, FL 32329 Phone 850-653-8868 PERIODICAL RATE POSTAGE PAID AT APALACHICOLA, FL 32329 WEEKLY PUBLISHING SUBSCRIPTIONS PAYABLE IN ADVANCE IN COUNTY $24.15 year $15.75 six months OUT OF COUNTY $34.65 year $21 six months Home delivery subscribers may be charged a higher rate for holiday editions. TO ALL ADVERTISERS In case of error or omissions in advertisements, the publishers do not hold themselves liable for damage further than the amount received for such advertisement. The spoken word is given scant attention; the printed word is thoughtfully weighed. The spoken word barely asserts; the printed word thoroughly convinces. The spoken word is lost; the printed word remains. Circulation: 1-800-345-8688 Formerly The Apalachicola Times Thursday, March 22, 2012 By JOE TAYLOR Special to the Times A new charitable initia tive has pledged $172,000 to ght the root causes of pov erty in Franklin County. Folks in Franklin County have seen their share of hard times and for some there are signs of prosperity in the future. But, the sad news is that a large percentage of our local population lives below the national poverty guideline, almost one out of every four adults and one out of every three children. Those are the most vulner able. The reality is that even more of our neighbors are part of Americas working poor, living paycheck to pay check. The costs to live in our beautiful rural commu nities are higher than those of larger nearby cities. The situation seems insurmount able for many, but there is a proven national initiative that has begun to break the cycle, Circles. Through a gift from a pri vate donor, Catholic Chari ties of Northwest Florida has contracted with Franklins Promise Coalition to lead Bridges to Circles Frank lin. The regional initiative combines the research of Dr. Ruby Payne, who gives insight into the challenges of poverty in her book Bridg es out of Poverty with the community based approach of Circles. Sister Jeanne Drea, rep resenting Catholic Chari ties of Northwest Florida, emphasizes that Bridges to Circles Franklin is not an other program, but a broadbased collaboration, an effec tive strategy, and an easy-tounderstand framework that helps the community better understand poverty while empowering individuals and families to activate their own potential. The Circles Campaign is a transformational initia tive that partners volunteers and community leaders with families wanting to make the journey out of poverty. Oper ating in communities around the country, each Circles initiative consists of fami lies motivated to make lifechanges and several middle and upper income Allies who befriend them and lend support. The family is the Circle Leader, setting the direction for activities. With the help and friendship of their Allies, each family sets and achieves goals unique to their own needs. Rather than targeting a surface need of our at-risk communities such as hous ing or food provision, Cir cles seeks to expand social capital by fostering relation ships across racial and eco nomic lines. It engages the community as a whole and encourages growth from people of all nancial class es. Circles is designed to assist families in creating their own personal paths out of poverty while at the same time expanding opportuni ties and connections and eliminating barriers in the community that make it dif cult for families to thrive. Volunteers needed for Guiding Circle Here is how it will work. Carrabelle, Eastpoint and Apalachicola will each have a Circles community group that begins with Circle Lead er Training, using a cur riculum designed to develop leadership skills. During the training, participants assess their current relationships, resources and reason or purpose for making the nec essary changes to escape from poverty permanently. It is during this time that Al lies are also attending train ing sessions that increase awareness of poverty issues within the families they will be matched with, as well as issues that affect the com munity as a whole. Both the Circle Leader and Ally Training curriculum teaches participants to better under stand the hidden rules or social norms associated with class in the U.S. as well as how to build a long-term vision for their future, both individually as well as for the broader community. Helping each family set and achieve goals unique to their own needs is the re sponsibility of Circle Allies, who are middle to upper income community volun teers. Leaders and Allies meet in groups of three to ve people monthly to build relationships, review goals, problem-solve barriers to getting out of poverty, such as improving self-suf ciency, expanding social networks, and enhancing academic performance of both children and parents. The heart of the initia tive is weekly community meetings that gather Circle Leaders, Circle Allies, and other interested communi ty members to provide sup port and networking oppor tunities. Big View Meetings are held once per month and feature a discussion of the causes of poverty in the community and how to remove systemic barriers that perpetuate poverty. We are currently build ing the Guiding Circle to lead the Bridges to Circles Franklin initiative for the entire county. We need 15 to 25 people who are com mitted to ghting poverty in our area. So far the re sponse has been very posi tive. People understand that something must change. If we can impact poverty, break the cycle and work together as a community to address housing, education and personal health, then everyone can share in the success and reap the ben ets. The funding provided by Catholic Charities will cov er the cost of Coaches for each community, training for Circle Leaders, Allies and staff, food and supplies for weekly meetings, com munity organization and education about the effects of poverty. If you would like to learn more, please contact Franklins Promise Coali tion at 653-3930. Joe Taylor is the execu tive director of Franklins Promise Coalition. New Catholic initiative to ght poverty In 2011, the Philaco Womens Club Education Committee revived an old custom to the delight of lo cal educators by sponsoring an essay contest for fourth graders. The youngsters were asked to write about an adult they know who has had a big effect on their lives. More than 70 essays were submitted by children at tending the Franklin County School, the First Baptist Christian School and the Apalachicola Bay Charter School. A group of volunteers pored over the compositions through the holiday season and, with great difculty, picked three winners and awarded seven honorable mentions. Chloe Owens, who stud ies with Laura King at the Franklin County School, took rst place with an essay about her grandpa. She will receive a check for $50. Second place went to Mathew Gay, who is in Ma rie Lees class at the ABC School. His essay about his father won him a $30 prize. Abner Ramirez, who is in Donna Barbers class at the Franklin County School, will receive $20 for his thirdplace essay about his hardworking mom. Honorable mentions went to Jocelyn Medley who studies with Richie White at the First Baptist School; Franklin County School students Dyna Edgecomb (Lynn Clark), Takiah Ford (Gretchen Hedman), K.T. Nessly (:Laura King) and Cale Barber (Donna Bar ber). ABC School students Cade Juno (Marie Lee) and Alyssa Robinson (Lindsey Bockelman) were given hon orable mentions. The members of the edu cation committee want to thank everyone who entered the contest and commend the teachers and students for their good work. The committee will be visiting the schools in the near future to present the winners with a certicate and a prize. First place Chloe Owens Every kid should be lucky enough to have a grandpa that plays checkers with you, takes you shing, and teaches you how to cook. Let me begin by telling you about when he plays checkers with me. Im al ways red and papa is always black. We set it up and start playing. He goes rst and tries to jump me. Then it was my turn. I moved close to his player. Then it was his turn again. He jumped me. By that time, the game was over. I lost. I remember the times my talented grandpa played games with me. He smokes me at checkers ev ery time. Lets move on to when my papa takes me shing. We load the tackle box and poles. Then we hop in the truck, buckle up and drive to the bait and tackle shop. We get a bucket of worms and head off to Casher Creek. We grab our poles and hook a slippery and oily worm onto our poles. We cast them out. Then I see grandpa reeling in a big bass. I reeled one up. It was olive green. We headed home and had some bass for dinner. I remember the time my grandpa took me shing because we saved one bass and got it stuffed. It is hang ing on our wall right now. I want to be sure to tell you about when he taught me how to cook. He gets some eggs and milk out. Then we get a bowl and crack the eggs. I pour the milk. Then I get a whisk to stir the eggs and milk. We turn the stove on low and pour the eggs in. Papa says, Let it sit for about 1 minute. Then start moving it around with a spatula. We let it cook for about ve minutes and put salt and pepper on it. Yum, yum. I remember the time my grandpa taught me how to cook because we were stuffed. Ill always remember the time my grandpa taught me how to cook, took me shing, and played checkers with me. When any time my mom says its time to visit my grandpa, I say, Hallelujah. Second place Matthew Gay Do you have someone interesting in your life? I do and he is my dad Donnie Gay. Let me tell you why he is interesting. My dad is always saying huge words. I can barely understand what he is say ing so I always say What does that mean? Then he will give me the denition of the word. Sometimes I get annoyed and just walk away but I learn new words just about every day. For exam ple, one time he said I have a plethora of vocabulary. Now I know plethora means a wide variety. He also can draw very good. One time he drew a self-portrait of me and my sister. He covered to the shoes on my feet to the dark brown hair on my head. He also drew T-Rex before he looked awesome. My dad also knows the words to a lot of songs. My dad doesnt have the best voice but he sure does know the words. Just this morning he sang the whole song of Have a Merry Little Christmas. He did not miss one word. I think my dad is so in teresting. I hope you think that too. He is interesting because he says big words, can draw and he knows the words to a lot of songs. Third place Abner Ramirez My favorite elder is my mom. The reasons why my moms my favorite are: she is a very hard worker, she is the best mom ever and she is a good cook. One of the things that I admire my mom for is that she is a very hard worker. I admire her so much be cause she breaks her back working for us to have what we want thats why Im very thankful to her for ev erything she has done for my brothers and I. Another thing that I ad mire my mom for is that she is the best mom ever because she gets us what ever we want like toys or video games, thats why my brother and I think my mom is the best of them all, and she thinks we are the best sons any mother could ever have. So my brothers and I love her for that. Last but not least, I ad mire my mom the most because she is the greatest cook that I know, I admire her cooking because every thing she cooks is delicious, like the vegetable soup she makes is so delicious that I would eat it all the time. One more thing though not only her cooking is good her heart is good thats why my brothers and I love her so much. You can be sure that I will never forget all the things my mom has done for us. Philaco revives fourth grade essay contest By CA T Y GREENE Special to the Times Many of you know that I am in library school at Florida State University. This semester I am taking a course on Informa tion Organization, about library catalogs and the way that in formation is orga nized in them. You probably also know that the Apalachicola library is about half way through its automation process. When all is said and done, we will have a web site which offers patrons and others information access to our collections without ever coming to the library. The Franklin County Public Library has a website where you can search their collections and if you have a library card from them, you can even reserve a book, or DVD (we dont even have DVDs, never mind a web site, but we will some day). They can be found at www. franklin.lib..us You click on the online catalog button, select one of their two sites (Eastpoint or Carrabelle) and youre off to the races. What I really wanted to talk about however, is WorldCat (www.worldcat. org). Along with the Library of Congress, WorldCat is the larg est accumulation of books and other mate rials imaginable and if you nd one book on a topic, it lets you click on a link which shows you other resources (books or eBooks or video or audio) based on the topic, or the author or a person in the original resource. It is mind boggling. Type in ghost orchid ghost and other tales from the swamp as a title and WorldCat will tell you that you can nd it at six libraries close to the zip code 32320. The Apalachicola library just bought a copy, but our hold ing will not be in this catalog for a while. You can click on the author, Doug Alderman, who gave a nice talk at the Maritime Museum last Sat urday and get the list of all his books, and even some articles he has written for American Forests or Wildlife Conservation. You can click on subjects includ ing Legends Florida and get 57 other resources of all types. Believe me, this can be very fun, and addictive for booklovers. Try it out and see what the world of online catalogs have to offer. For the serious research er, there is a subscription version of WorldCat which covers a lot more library catalogs, it is accessible through the Florida Elec tronic Library, but thats for another column. I would like to thank, in closing, all those who partic ipated in the Envisioning event we had last Thursday. We had more than 50 people, introduced some librarians that you might not know and talked about the future of the Apalachicola library. If you were not able to join us, or you escaped without lling out our short survey, please come by the library to get one, and we thank you for your support. Caty Greene is the li brarian for the Apalachic ola Municipal Library. To reach her, call 653-8436.Automated catalogs on the brain @ THE LIBRAR Y Caty Greene DAV I D AD LE RST EI N | The Times Eddie Woodward, the Florida State University heritage protocol archivist, shared details of the new history of the campus he has authored through Arcadia Press. L O I S SWO B ODA | The Times Joe Taylor and Sister Jean Drea, left, accepted a check for $57,460 on Feb.29 from Brunie Emmanuel and Christa Clark, far right, of Catholic Charities. This is the rst installment of $172,000 pledged to Franklin Countys Circles to Bridges program.

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A6 | The Times Thursday, March 22, 2012 Wedding PET OF THE WEEK Franklin County Humane Society NIP FIRE A N TS I N THE BUD! CALL L OIS AT 653-5857 Franklin Countys ONLY LOC AL Pest Control Company dbutler@coastalcoverage.com Locally owned and operated Home Business Auto Health Workers Comp Qualications: Expertise in: Now Accepting Appointments Call Toll Free 888-681-5864 For more info www.seclung.com Lung Disease Specialist Rob Garver, MD Now Seeing Patients in Port St. Joe NOW BCBS-FL I N -NETWORK PROV I DER Society Adam McCullough born Adam Lee McCullough was born Wednesday, Dec. 7, 2011, at Tallahassee Memorial Hospital. He weighed 6 pounds, 15 ounces and was 19.75 inches long. He is the son of Amber McCullough of Apalachicola. Maternal grandmother is Donna Mathes of Carrabelle. Maternal great-grandparents are Winston and Alberta Bellew of Apalachicola. Didnt see you at the lunch last Thursday! We had our corned beef and cabbage, and a lot of us wore green. You should try to join us at the Franklin County Senior Citizen Center, 201 Ave. F in Carrabelle, every Thursday. Serving begins at noon. And another thing after Holy Family Catholic Church in Apalachicola was closed, the building was used for preschool and as a branch of the Franklin County Senior Center. The board meetings were held here at the center in Carrabelle. We all got a big surprise at the pancake breakfast last Saturday, March 17. Walked through the door of the boat club, and there was our very own Carol Dadona collecting the donations. She is using crutches now and coming along ne. Tonight, March 22, there will be a free movie at Chillas Hall. The doors will open at 6:30 p.m., and the movie, a 2010 documentary called What If Cannabis Cured Cancer, will start at 7 p.m. After the movie there will be a question-and-answer period. Mary Lynn Mathre and Al Byrne will answer your questions. Mary Lynn is a registered nurse. The movie is sponsored by the nonpro t Patients Out of Time. Village Clean-Up day is this Saturday, March 24. Meet you at the Gene Sewell Park at 8 a.m. Trash bags and gloves will be provided. Then at 11 a.m., youre welcome to have lunch at Chillas Hall. There will be Reuben sandwiches and sides, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Donation of $6. Yum, yum. Pizza on Sundays can be found at Camp Gordon Johnston American Legion Post 82 here in the village. Eat-in or take-out. Pizza by the slice is $1. For a whole pizza, eat-in is $8 and take-out is $10. Serving begins at 5 p.m. We still have hamburgers and chips at Camp Gordon Johnston American Legion Post 82. While you are enjoying the food, have some fun playing bar bingo, pulltabs, a game of pool or shuf eboard or just enjoy the company of your friends and neighbors. Donation for the hamburger and chips is $6. March 31 will be a busy day! The annual Spring Bazaar will be held at the Lanark Village Boat Club from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Lunch is available. And from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. is the 20th annual quilt show at Chillas Hall. Lunch available outside. Chances on a beautiful quilt will be available for $1 each, or six for $5. Be kind to one another, check in on the sick and housebound, and keep smiling you may not feel any better, but everyone else will wonder what youre up to! Until next time, God bless America, our troops, the poor, homeless and hungry. Special to the Times Forty voices of the Bay Area Choral Society, directed by Merel Young with piano accompaniment by Janis Ramos, will present their spring program at 4 p.m. Sunday, March 25, in the historic Trinity Episcopal Church. The Requiem by Gabriel Faur will comprise about half of the concert, with the other half made up of familiar choruses and solos appropriate for this period of Lent. Soloists performing will be Bill Crane, a winter visitor from Canada, Gordon Adkins and Leslie Coon, both well known by local residents, plus Virginia Harrison and Young in a duet. Choruses to be performed will be The Heavens Are Telling from Creation by Franz Joseph Haydn, God So Loved the World from The Cruci xion by John Stainer, The Holy City by Stephan Adams, Open Our Eyes by William MacFarlane, Cantique de Jean Racine by Faure and The Lord Bless You and Keep You by Peter Lutkin. This concert is one of the programs of the 24th season of the Ilse Newell Fund for the Performing Arts, under the auspices of the Apalachicola Area Historical Society. General admission is a $5 donation, with students admitted free. Karen Wert, Phillip Wingo to wed Saturday Karen Wert of Apalachicola and Phillip Wingo of Natchitoches, La., will be married at 4 p.m. this Saturday, March 24, at First Baptist Church in Apalachicola. A reception will follow at the Fort Coombs Armory in Apalachicola. The bride, daughter of Carl and Audrey Wert of San Rafael, Calif., graduated from Terra Linda High School and Gulf Coast State College and is employed by KaKo Bookkeeping Company. The groom, son of John and Wilma Wingo of Natchitoches, La., graduated from Natchitoches Central High School and Louisiana State University. He is employed by Worley Co. Catastrophe Insurance Adjusters. The bride and groom met in Apalachicola during the Gulf coast oil spill. They will be honeymooning in Las Vegas and California and will make their home in Apalachicola. By Lois Swoboda 653-1819 | @ApalachTimes lswoboda@star .com Lanark Villages lady quilters are planning something different for this years quilt show. This years show, the 20th quilt show for the Wandering Star Quilters, will take place at Chillas Hall from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. March 31. The shows occur in even-numbered years. The quilters are planning an oldtimey affair with quilts displayed on antique furniture. The show is dedicated to the late Gail Bohannon of Sopchoppy, a Wandering Star for many years and a member of the Wakulla County Quilters Guild. Her quilts will be showcased at this years show. No vendors will be on hand this year, but there will be hand-stitched treasures created by the Wandering Stars on sale. As always, a lovely quilt will be raf ed the day of the show. The pattern is pinwheels, a traditional favorite. All fabric was donated, and each pinwheel is a different pattern. The quilt ts a fullor queen-sized bed. Tickets are available from Wandering Stars and cost $1 or six for $5. Proceeds go to fund club projects and defray the cost of the quilt show. Hot dogs and soft drinks will be on sale outside of Chillas Hall. The show is free and open to the public. The Wandering Stars, known for their charitable endeavors, have adopted the Harbor Breeze Assisted Living Facility in Carrabelle and present every new patient with a lap rug. They also stitch birthday gifts for residents and visit the home once a month with cookies or ice cream. They also stitch cruiser quilts for the sheriffs department. The lap quilts are given to victims of accidents and violent crime, especially children. The quilters also have provided quilts to numerous charities to be used in fundraisers. Birth Help clean up the village Saturday LANARK NEWS Jim Welsh LOIS SWOBODA | The Times Members of the Wandering Star Quilters display the quilt to be raf ed off March 31. Wandering Star celebrates 40 years in stitches Bay Area voices to perform Faur Requiem Sunday SPECIAL TO THE TIMES This portrait of Gabriel Faur was painted by John Singer Sargent in 1889.

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The Times | A7 Thursday, March 22, 2012 The United Methodist Churches of Franklin County Welcome You First United Methodist Church of Apalachicola Worship Service 11:00 a.m. every Sunday Sunday School 10:00 a.m. 75 5 th St. Apalachicola 653-9530 fumcapalach@gtcom.net Pastor: Rev. Themo Patriotis Carrabelle United Methodist Church Worship Services 10:45 a.m. Sunday School 9:30 a.m. Celebrate Recovery Mondays 7-9 p.m. 102 NE Ave. B Carrabelle 697-3672 Pastor: Julie Stephens Eastpoint United Methodist Church Worship Service 10:00 a.m. every Sunday Healing service every fourth Monday at 7:00 p.m. 317 Patton Dr. (corner of David St.) 670-8825 Pastor: Rev. Beth White St. George Island United Methodist Church 9:00 a.m. Worship Service 10:00 a.m. Fellowship Hour 201 E. Gulf Beach Dr. 9274635 www.sgiumc.org Pastor: Rev. Themo Patriotis First Baptist Church St. George Island 501 E. Bayshore Drive 927-2257 R. Michael Waley, Pastor Join us as we praise and worship the living Christ. Great is the Lord and most worthy of praise. Psalm 145:3 Sunday Bible Study ................................................ 10:00am Worship Praise ........................................................ 11:00am Sunday Night ............................................................ 7:00pm Wednesday Power Hour ...................................... 7:00pm Wednesday Youth at S.P.L.A.S.H ....................... 7:00pm Walking in Christ R. Michael Whaley, Pastor First Pentecostal Holiness Church 379 Brownsville Road Apalachicola Were excited about what Gods doing!!! Sunday School 9:45 am Sunday Morning Worship 10:45 am Sunday Evening Service 6:00 pm Monday, Youth Group 6:30 pm Wednesday, Royal Rangers, G.A.P. 7:00 pm Wednesday Worship & Word 7:30 pm Nursery Provided during regular church services 7:00 7:00 WELCOMES YOU Church of the Ascension 101 NE First Street Carrabelle SUNDAY 10:00 AM WELCOMES YOU Church THE EPISCOPAL CHURCH (850) 274-4490 (850) 545-2578 WELCOMES YOU Trinity Trinity Episcopal Church est. 1836 Welcomes You Hwy. 98 & 6th St. Apalachicola 850-653-9550 Sunday Worship Services 8 & 10:30 a.m. Wednesdays Healing Service 11 a.m. Centering Prayer 4 p.m. Faith Duggar and Mallon families Our families would like to send our heartfelt thank-you to everyone who expressed concerns and kept us in their prayers and hearts during our illnesses and surgeries. The many phone calls, cards and owers meant so much to us. A special thanks to those of you who provided meals when we returned home. We are doing well and on the road to recovery. We live in a loving and concerned community. Earl Duggar and Family Sabrina Mallon and Family Robbie Johnson Thanks to all my wonderful family and friends, Dr. Sanaullah and his staff, and all the individual churches and congregations for their prayers, visits and telephone calls. The heart bypass surgery went well, and my recovery is moving along. Our communitys kindness will be remembered. Robbie Johnson Segree reunion Thank you to everyone who came this year. 2011 was a bad year, and everyone put out extra effort for a very successful reunion. Special thanks to the The Segree Boys they never fail with the mullet. Also to the Boys in the Band. Well see you next year, same place, same time and same day. Love to everyone, Inez Dorothy Rolstad family No words could express our gratitude for the heartfelt care that was shown to our Dannaw over the last ve years of her life. Only God couldve provided such loving caregivers as Paula Stanley, Jean Nabors, Viola Fuller, Lois and Collie Watkins, Barry Bloodworth and many others, who tirelessly worked around the clock to tend to her every need. A special thanks to the kind volunteers with Meals On Wheels and the countless friends, neighbors and community members who offered their love, support, visits, prayers and food! And we certainly couldnt have done it without the professional, yet personal treatment by the amazing staff at Big Bend Hospice, St. James, Weems Memorial Hospital and Harbor Breeze, organizations to which we owe eternal appreciation. They say it takes a village and the last years of Dots life were certainly representative of why she loved this little town so much. Our sincerest thank you, Bobby, Valerie, Krista and Bryan Miller Challenges are as much a part of life as breathing, stretching you past the limit of your abilities. A person who desires to get in shape must endure physical resistance which is painful and requires determination. A person who starts a new job must learn the requirements for the position. A student who desires to further his education must take harder courses that create a heavier workload. Someone who longs to live a devout Christian life must endure temptations, judgment and persecution. Truth is, we oftentimes desire the results of the challenge, yet we despise the sacri ce required to reach the goal. We learn through lifes obstacles that tackling a problem head-on will teach us perseverance, purpose and selfsuf ciency. Cutting corners is an indication of impatience and lack of self-discipline. Engaging the hurdle versus going around it prepares us for the next obstacle, which might be harder to overcome. Former Dallas Cowboys Coach Tom Landry said, The job of a football coach is to make men do what they dont want to do, in order to achieve what theyve always wanted to be. When I was in high school, I had two teachers that were what I call pushers. Mrs. Ponder was my Algebra I and II teacher. Mrs. Susan Galloway was my English and literature teacher for several years, including English 101. She was also my drama teacher. Both of these teachers were nononsense during class time, and neither gave one point that was not earned. Mrs. Galloway would rest her pen against her nose while raising one brow as she glared over her glasses with a look of disdain toward a disruptive student. The student would immediately snap to attention (if he knew what was good for him). Mrs. Ponder might have been small in stature, but she had a way of maintaining order in her classroom. Because I was earning credits toward an academic diploma, I was stuck in their classes with no means of escape. I felt like I would be better suited in another (less disciplined) class, but my guidance counselor did not agree. I had potential, but I usually chose the path of least resistance. I remember one time when Mrs. Ponder asked me to stay after class. I was not performing well, and she told me she believed I could do better and offered to help me after school. You would not believe what a difference it made just to know she cared. Math was not my best subject, but I tried really hard to do better. I see her frequently around town, and she never fails to speak and ask me how I am doing. She does not seem at all to be the tyrant I thought she was when I was a teenager. Thanks to Mrs. Galloway, I have a pet peeve that is deeply engrained in me. Spelling errors jump off the page when I read other peoples work, and it is all I can do to avoid correcting them. I could never get Shakespeare, so I had to rely on spelling tests to recover my grades. I doubt she could look at my work 25 years ago and imagine that I would be a columnist in the newspaper. Every week, I edit my articles, imagining her writing in red ink all over the newspaper page, pointing out my errors. I occasionally see her in the post of ce or the grocery store, and I feel a strong desire to ask her if my articles pass her inspection. Her Southern charm has not faded over the years. She is sweet and kind and does not appear at all to be the troll I once thought she was. Both teachers pressed me further than I was applying myself to go. They saw a potential in me that I was not capable of seeing in myself. If they had of given me an easy grade, I would have gladly accepted it. They refused to lower their standards, and I had no choice but to raise my standards to meet theirs. It is funny how perspective changes over time with maturity. I am thankful for mentors in my life who taught me challenges produce perseverance. They did not give me a crutch or a means of escape that I might defer the test, but they gave me the extra push I needed to overcome my personal weaknesses. Through those mentors, I learned the life lesson that I should be willing to confront discomfort, distraction and doubt and act in spite of them with persistence and purpose. We welcome all suggestions and hope you enjoy this weekly column. Please send all emails to Scott Shiver at frontline247@mac.com Nicaragua Mission fundraiser Saturday The Nicaragua Mission team from the Apalachicola/St. George Island United Methodist Churches is having a fundraiser Saturday, March 24, at the St. George Island church. Delicious shrimp corn chowder, homemade cornbread and key lime pie will be served. Entertainment will be provided by Adam and Samantha Cannon. The time is 6:30 p.m.; $10 donation. For more info, call Mary Lou Short at 927-2569. Sheriff plans April 7 Easter egg hunt The Franklin County Sheriffs Of ce will host the annual Easter Egg Hunt at noon April 7 on the eld adjacent to the Sheriffs Of ce on U.S. 65. All kids are invited to come out and participate in a wonderful day of egg hunting, with lots of prizes to be given away. The sheriffs of ce will be grilling hot dogs for the occasion free of charge. Come out and enjoy the fun! Agnes Carol Smith, 82, of Fenton, Mo., passed away Wednesday, March 14, 2012. Mrs. Smith was born on Jan. 9, 1930, in Apalachicola to Rev. Homer Harris and wife Hazel nee Kirvin. On April 4, 1947, she was united in marriage to Leonard V. Smith in Apalachicola. She was a member of the Christian Assembly Church in Millstadt, Ill., where she was involved in the church music department for many years. She was the loving mother of one son and four daughters, Carol and husband, Tony Raia, Patsy and husband, Frank Melton, Jackie and husband, Marc Edens, Stephen and wife, Julie, and Lisa and husband, John May; 10 grandchildren; and 10 greatgrandchildren. Also surviving her are three sisters, Charlotte and husband. Paul Edwards, Louise and husband, Aubrey Jernigan, and Eunice Allen and husband, Joe Adelman, along with many other relatives and friends. Donations in lieu of owers may be made to The American Cancer Society at http://main. acsevents.org/goto/ AgnesCarolSmith. Agnes Carol Smith AGNES CAROL SMITH Mabel Teague Kilner, age 102, of Tallahassee, died Sunday, March 18, 2012. A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. on Monday, March 26, at The First United Methodist Church of Apalachicola, with a private burial at Magnolia Cemetery. In lieu of owers, memorial contributions may be made to The First United Methodist Church of Apalachicola, P.O. Box 476, Apalachicola, FL 32329 or to Trinity United Methodist Church for the ministry of Helping Each Other, 120 Park Ave. W., Tallahassee, FL 32301. A native of Apalachicola, she lived in Tallahassee since 1937. She graduated from the Florida State College for Women, was a member of Sigma Kappa Sorority, Trinity Methodist Church, BA Chapter of P.E.O., the Camellia Garden Club and the Capital City Country Club. Mabel was preceded in death by her husband, George S. Kilner. Survivors include her brother, Sam Teague (Myra), Tallahassee; daughters, Kitty (Corky) Angleman of Evans, Ga., Merry Harper (Harry), Augusta, Ga., and Cindy Baker (Doug), Spartanburg, S.C.; six grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren. Culleys MeadowWood Funeral Home has charge of arrangements. Mabel Teague Kilner Obituaries Faith BRIEFS Mentors give a push to overcome weakness YOUTH MATTERS Scott and Pamela Shiver Cards of THANKS Wal-Mart, Bingo, Bonco and QVC Pool parties, island nights, casinos and Christmas trees Cooking, shopping, crafting and traveling These were just a few of Dorothys favorite things. Im con dent every person Remembering Dorothy today Has cherished Dotlled memories, Be it work or school or play She wore an enormous, joyful smile That would light up any room Her home was always lled with love And anything that bloomed Her quirky personality Kept us all in laughter You never knew what shed do next Or what she might say after She challenged every salesman To duels she never lost And by the time she left the store Theyd sold it to her at cost Dot handled every fundraiser With enthusiasm for pro t She didnt ask if you wanted a ticket Shed say let me see your wallet Her approach to everything she did in life Was full steam ahead With an energy and endless strength That most of us wish we had Her unconditional love Was something to be admired And the love she had of her beloved Roy Was one that never tired We will miss her til eternity There will never be another Dot But when it comes to memories She left us with a lot Today we celebrate an amazing woman Who loved everyone she knew Now Roy nally has his Baby Doll back And knowing that should carry us through. We love you Dannaw In memory of Dorothy Rolstad MORE ONLINE View obituaries and leave your condolences at apalachtimes.com

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Spanish Mackerel are at the Eagle Harbor area and out in the open water and along the Gulf side of cape San Blas also. Use mackerel trees or Got-cha plugs trolled behind spoons to improve your chances. Still no cobia in Gulf County have been weighed in, but this week we should see one! Springtime conditions have the sh biting! Lake Wimico has been on re with bass and bream catches this week. Most anglers are using worms and spinner baits. Bream are biting on worms and crickets and they are everywhere. Depot Creek has been reporting some crappie bites and smaller cat sh as well. SPONSORED BY Email outdoors news to times outdoors@star .com Page 8 O UTDOORS www.apalachtimes.com Section Section A Buds and Bugs: Irises in the wild By LOIS SWOBODA 653-1819 | @ApalachTimes lswoboda@star .com Irises in bloom can be spotted across the Panhandle now, in creeks, ponds and even ditches. Most iris owers have three drooping sepals or falls and three upright petals sometimes referred to as the standard. The whole ower is referred to as a perianthe. Of the two species of showy blue iris in glorious full bloom, Southern blue ag (Iris virginica) is the more common of the two. It is often pale blue but specimens occur ranging from white to deep purple. The falls are longer and more prominent than the standard. You can spot these on the property at Rivercrest Lodge and west of Apalachicola on US 98. In the pond in front of Apalachicolas Orman House, Louisiana iris (Iris hexagona) is putting on a show. This plant is characterized by a zigzag ower stalk. Unlike the popular cultivated bearded iris, both of these plants like very wet feet. They grow from thick, eshy roots called rhizomes and are easily propagated by root cuttings. But, if you must collect wild iris, be careful not to take the entire plant. Leave something for the rest of us to enjoy. Cultivars of both plants are commercially available. The Orman pond contains another iris in bloom right now, yellow Pseudacorus, a native of Europe. While this is an attractive ower, beware. It is an invasive species and literally poisons the area where it grows for other garden owers. Many iris rhizomes contain toxic substances and home cures involving parts of the iris plant should be avoided. Consumption of iris rhizomes can cause nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, and skin irritation, but poisonings are not normally fatal. In Greek mythology, Iris was the messenger of the gods, who led young girls to a premature place in the underworld. In the language of owers irises represent a warning to be heeded. It also symbolizes lost love and silent grief. The eur-de-lis is a stylized iris. By LOIS SWOBODA 653-1819 | @ApalachTimes lswoboda@star .com The Wilderness Coast had a couple of interesting visitors this month, when volunteers Ilse Gebhard and Russ Schipper traveled here to monitor monarch butter y activity this winter. The pair are part of the Monarch Larva Monitoring Project of the University of Minnesota, which has volunteers from across the United States and Canada collect long-term data on larval monarch populations and milkweed habitat. The main goal of the project is to better understand how and why monarch populations vary in time and space, with a focus on monarch distribution and abundance during the breeding season in North America. Gebhard said information about this year is especially important because of the mild winter. Every year, populations of monarch migrate south to overwinter in Mexico and the Florida Keys and there are always a few stragglers that attempt to overwinter along the Gulf Coast farther north. This year, the number of stragglers is unusually large and, more importantly, researchers believe the monarchs are reproducing in these northern outposts. They are seeking documentation of those brightly colored snowbirds and their offspring. Monitoring can be done alone or with others. Training is available online at www. mlmp.org, where you can register as a monitor or report a sighting. MLMP would like to know about both butter ies and caterpillars. Make a note of the location, date, number of monarchs and their stage (eggs, caterpillar, butter y), the species of milkweed for feeding caterpillars and anything else you think is interesting. If you have questions, email Karen Oberhauser at oberh001@umn.edu. Special to The Times The most popular event held on St. Vincent Island is happening this month. This year, the annual Open House on St. Vincent Island will take place from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. ET Friday, March 30 (rain date April 20). This is a chance to experience the beauty of St. Vincent Island and learn more about what goes on at this wildlife refuge and other nearby natural areas. Free transportation to the island will be provided from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. The refuge barge will pick up visitors at the USFWS barge dock which is located a short distance northeast of the Indian Pass boat ramp. The barge also will provide free transportation back to the mainland at Indian Pass until 3 p.m. There will be a limit of 250 visitors on the island for this event. There will be guided walks and educational tours of the island plus several guided wagon tours. Visitors can sign up for the wagon tour and other guided events when they reach the island or they can explore the island on their own. Visitors signing up for tours can only sign up for themselves. Some of the guided activities include birding walks, beach walks, photography safaris, and hiking tours. In the outdoor amphitheater, created by placing folding chairs under one of the islands huge live oaks, there will be a presentation by the St. Marks NWR staff called Whooping Cranes and More Talk. The Supporters of St. Vincent Island will be providing hot dogs and drinks in a booth right beside an all-day live musical performance by John Miick and Cletus Heaps. There will be other informational booths set up by the Riverkeepers, St. Marks Refuge, Panama City Fish and Wildlife, Riverkeepers and the St. Vincent Supporters. Come prepared to enjoy the day on St. Vincent Island; wear walking shoes and a smile. Volunteers will be at the Indian Pass boat ramp to guide you to the barge that will take you to the island. Here is the schedule of events for the Open House: 9 a.m., music by John Miick & Cletus Heaps; 9:30 a.m. Wagon Tour, Landy Luther and Paulette Moss; Coastal Photo Walk with Debbie Hooper; 9:45 a.m., Hiking Tour with Denise Williams, Beach Walk with Brad Smith; 10:15 a.m., Birds of St. Vincent Walk with Erik Lovestrand, Beach Walk with Trish Petrie; 10:30 a.m., music with John Miick & Cletus Heaps; 11 a.m., Photographic Safari with Sue Bull, Wagon Tour with John Izetta and Debbie Hooper; 11:45 a.m. Hiking Tour with Denise Williams; noon, Music with John Miick & Cletus Heaps, Whooping Cranes and More talk by staff from St. Marks, Beach Walk with Trish Petrie; 12:15 p.m., Wagon Tour with Dave F. and Gloria Austin; 1 p.m., Photographic Safari with Sue Bull; 1:15 p.m., Hiking Tour with Denise Williams; Birds of St. Vincent Walk with Erik Lovestrand; 1:30 p.m. Wagon Tour with Landy Luther and Gloria Austin; Whooping Cranes and More talk with staff from St. Marks, Beach Walk with Brad Smith. The monthly spring tours on the island have been lling up quickly. All tours are on the second Wednesday of each month. The next island tour takes place on April 11 followed by the last spring tour on May 9. There will be no tours during the summer bugs and heat make the experience less than pleasant. The tour is free, but participants must make a reservation at www. stvincentfriends.com. Click on Island Tour Sign Up. There is a small charge for boat transportation to and from the island. Remember the island is primitive; bring every thing you need, including drinking water, and leave only your footprints behind. This monthly column is provided by the Supporters of St. Vincent Island National Wildlife Refuge. For more information and volunteer opportunities, visit www.stvincentfriends.com. LOIS SWOBODA | The Times Southern blue ag LOIS SWOBODA | The Times A monarch caterpillar crawls on milkweed on Christmas Eve. Dont miss St. Vincents open house BIRDS-EYE VIEW FROM ST. VINCENT ISLAND Help wanted for butter y preservation SUBMITTED PHOTO | debbiehooper@joebay.com

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Thursday, March 22, 2011 CARRABELLE APALACHICOLA CARRABELLE APALACHICOLA SP O RTS www.apalachtimes.com A Page 9 Section By David Adlerstein Times City Editor A Morgan Newell no-hitter and some steady hitting marked the Lady Seahawks varsity softball efforts over the past two weeks. On March 8 in Quincy, the Lady Seahawks outlasted Munroe in 10 innings, 3-2 after the two teams exchanged the lead ve times. The Lady Seahawks fell behind 1-0 in the bottom of the rst, but they tied it up in the top of the second after Vanessa Simmons whacked a double to score Newell. The Lady Seahawks went ahead 2-1 in the top of the third after Anna Lee doubled to score Morgan Mock. Munroe quickly tied it at 2-2, and it stayed that way until the top of the 10th when Gracyn Kirvin walked, and then Chena Segree singled to advance her to second. Kirvin, who led the team with two hits, went on to score after Munroes errant throws. Segree struck out eight as she threw strikes on 55 of her 84 pitches. She walked none over four innings, while Krista Martina fanned four over ve innings. The Lady Seahawks managed the win despite striking out 21 times against Munroes H. Corball. On March 9 at the Nest, Franklin County lost 7-5 in eight innings despite outhitting South Walton 11-5. The Lady Seahawks opened up a 3-0 lead in the rst, after Kirvin and Segree both singled, and then Newell whacked a home run. But South Walton got four runs in the top of the second, and two more in the fourth, to jump ahead 6-3. In the bottom of the fth, a Newell double and stolen base, and a single and stolen base by Aly Millender, set up a Newell score when Scout Segree whacked a single, with Millender able to also score on an errant throw. But that was all the scoring for the Lady Seahawks, who allowed one more run. Newell racked up three RBIs on two hits for Franklin County. Kirvin went 3for-3 and scored a run. On March 12 at Blountstown, the Lady Seahawks bats banged out a 13-2 victory. Chena Segree went 3-for-5 with two doubles and four RBIs, while Newell was 3-for-5 with a pair of RBIs. Segree also went the distance, striking out 10 and giving up only two hits. The following night at West Gadsden, Newell pitched a no-hitter as Franklin County defeated West Gadsden 12-0 No West Gadsden batter was able to locate Newells pitches during the game. She struck out seven and walked one over four innings. Lee had a strong game at the plate for Franklin County, going 2-3, driving in one and scoring two runs. She singled in the rst inning and doubled in the fourth inning. Franklin County ran wild on the basepaths, nishing with 11 steals. Hunter Shiver, Maddie Newell, and Christina Collins each had one stolen base and Newell and Lee each had four stolen bases. On Friday at home, the Lady Seahawks fell 10-0 to Liberty. Newell did her best to will Franklin County to a win with a three-hit game, getting a hit in each of her three at bats. She doubled in the fourth inning and singled in the second and sixth innings. Carley Sapp racked up three RBIs on two hits for Liberty. Sapp homered in the third inning and tripled in the fth inning. Segree showed good command, as she threw strikes on 71 of her 119 pitches. She struck out six and walked four for Franklin County. Liberty never trailed after scoring two runs in the third on a two-run home run by Sapp. Morgan Newell hurls no-hitter PHOTOS BY DAVID ADLERSTEIN | the Times Catcher Aly Milllender gives pitcher Krista Martina a playful swat to help fasten her mask against Liberty County. Pitcher Chena Segree in action against Liberty County. Gracyn Kirvin bunts against Liberty County.

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On March 12 at East Gadsden, the Seahawks won 6-3 in seven innings as junior Skyler Hutchinson and sophomore Logan McLeod each went 3-3 at the plate. East Gadsden jumped to an early 3-0 lead in the bottom of the rst, but the Seahawks scored four runs in the second on four consecutive singles, by junior Zach Howze, McLeod, senior Adrian Hendels and Hutchinson. Senior Austin Larkin then whacked an RBI double, followed by a single by sophomore James Newell that plated the fourth run. In the top of the third, the Seahawks added two more runs, on a double by senior Colton Sheridan, and singles by McLeod, Hutchinson and Larkin. Hendels gave up three runs in six innings of work, striking out eight. Senior closer Marcus Dalton put away the nal three outs to record the save. On March 13 in Greensboro, the visiting Franklin County Seahawks baseball team cruised to a 14-1 victory over the West Gadsden Panthers. On March 14 at The Nest, Newell racked up four RBIs on two hits but it wasnt enough to get past John Paul, as the Seahawks lost 10-6 in seven innings. The Seahawks jumped to a 3-0 lead in the bottom of the rst, on singles by Hutchinson and senior Brennan Walden, followed by a Newell double that scored them both. Daltons single advanced Newell, who later scored. John Paul got a run back in the top of the third, and then scored four in the fourth to jump to a 5-3 lead. They added three more in the top of the fth, and another in the top of the sixth.. In the bottom of the sixth, the Seahawks added a run, after Howze walked, advanced to second on an error, advanced on a passed ball and scored when junior Seth Rogers hit into a elders choice. John Paul added a 10th and nal run in the top of the seventh. Sheridan pitched just over four innings, striking out three and giving up six runs on seven hits. Walden came in to close, and struck out one as he gave up two runs on three hits. On Monday at the Nest, the Seahawks fell 8-4 to Wewahitchka in seven innings, banging out just two hits while holding Wewa to just four hits. Seahawks down East and West Gadsden PHOTOS BY DAVID ADLERSTEIN | The Times Senior Austin Larkin scores against South Walton. Senior hurler Brennan Walden has been a workhorse on the mound, especially in the later innings. Carrabelle Speed Festival set for Saturday At their March 1 meeting, Carrabelle city commissioners voted unanimously to allow Blake Hutchinson to stage a third Carrabelle Speed Festival, at the Carrabelle-Thompson Airport this Saturday, March 24. Participants drive on an open runway giving them a full half mile of open throttle acceleration. In addition to the races, there will be a DJ and food vendors. Hutchison staged two successful festivals in July and Oct. 2011, attended by drivers from as far away as Texas and New York. City Attorney Dan Hartman told commissioners Hutchison has purchased $2 million of insurance for the event. Drivers pay $85 and passengers $25, with a $10 charge for spectators. Semi-pro football team in the works A semi-professional football team is now being started in Franklin County. Organizer Nate Tatum is seeking coaches and players, age 18 and older, to take part in the team. Tatum plans to use the team name Sharks, reminiscent of the former Apalachicola High School teams, and the team colors of blue and gold. He is seeking an affiliation with the Florida Football Alliance at www.ffafootball.org Tatum hopes to form a team in Apalachicola made up of players from anywhere between Panama City and Tallahassee. All are welcome. As importantly, he needs the help of coaches, both a head coach and offensive and defensive coordinators. For more information, call (850) 899-0800 or Silverfox1029@yahoo.com Seahawks baseball Friday, March 23 vs. Port St. Joe 7 p.m. Thursday, March 29 @ Florida High 6:30 p.m. Friday, March 30 @ Port St. Joe 7 p.m. Lady Seahawks softball Thursday, March 22 @ Wakulla 6 p.m. Friday, March 23 vs. Port St. Joe 5/7 p.m. Tuesday, March 27 vs. West Gadsden 7 p.m. Friday, March 30 @ Port St. Joe Sports CALENDAR

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Being a volunteer reman for the City of Carrabelle and being involved in the Lighthouse Association, Camp Gordon Johnston, the Historical Society, the Carrabelle Riverfront Festival and Holiday on the Harbor Parade of Lights, I have met and worked with so many people in these organizations that I feel I can relate to the needs of the entire county. I am most proud of volunteer work which took me to Mississippi and Louisiana with food and supplies after Hurricane Katrina. My goal as a county commissioner is to keep the seafood industry healthy while at the same time creating other job opportunities to encourage our young people to stay in the county. Focusing on the quality and strength of our environment will open many job opportunities for one and all, in years to come. As a lifelong oysterman and shrimper, I am well aware of the challenges facing our Franklin County lifestyle. My grandfather owned and operated an oyster house in Carrabelle. My spare time is spent cast netting for mullet and oundering. I am presently employed by the City of Carrabelle as supervisor of roads and parks. Franklin County is my home. I want to work for a better Franklin County. For more information on my candidacy, please call 697-2899. Thank you. MASSEY from page A1 CARRABELLE CAT from page A1 to Coast AM and Irelands Newstalk. He also authored Big Bird: Modern Sightings of Flying Monsters and co-authored with Nick Redfern Monsters of Texas. Hales also has been on MonsterQuest and has a bachelors degree in environmental science from the State University of New York in Buffalo with a minor in paleontology. He has taught zoology and acted as a nature guide and has investigated many reported sightings of unknown animals. The elder Marlowe has been featured on MonsterQuest, Is it True? Legend Hunters, Destination Truth, William Shatners Weird or What and Weird Travels. The team brought along trail cameras, bait and sticky traps designed to sample fur and provide DNA evidence of the cats identity. The feline center provided scat, urine and uid from a Florida panther in estrus to use as lures; unfortunately, Millers dog rolled in the scat, rendering it useless. Investigators also came armed with plaster casts of footprints of known cat species, obtained at Bear Creek for comparison with tracks found by investigators. Gerhard and Hales created a cutout of a black cat to photograph at the site of the original video captured by Carrabelles Larry Miller two years ago. The pair hoped to photograph the silhouette against the same background to get an idea of the size of the animal in the original footage. The teams goal is to capture the cat and identify it, and if it is nonnative, transport it to a safe home, Scott Marlowe said. If it is native, it will be released back into the swamp unharmed. Marlowe said he is certain one exotic cat, the jaguarundi, is present in Florida because he has collected veri ed footprints in Gadsden County. He said he has traps in place to capture a jaguarundi. The Tates Hell cat does not t the description of a jaguarundi. Marlowe theorizes the cat could be a black Florida panther, although biologists say black Florida panthers do not exist. On March 5, after the investigation, Marlowe said, Despite the foul weather, we were able to con rm the size of the animal shown in Larry Millers YouTube video with an experiment and determined that the cat was approximately the size of a Florida panther. We will be returning to the area to conduct more investigations as a result of our ndings. Hales and Gerhard had a slightly different take on the results of their experiment. We spent about three days in the vast terrain looking for tracks, scat and other spoor that would indicate a big cat might be present, Gerhard wrote in an online blog, Unfortunately, torrential rains and thunderstorms kept us in our tents for a large portion of the time, hindering our efforts considerably, though ultimately we did manage to reach two conclusions. First: We were able to reconstruct the only alleged video of the animal using a panther-sized replica. By visiting the exact location where the lm was shot, we were able to determine that the subject in the video stood only 13 tall well within the size range of a domestic cat. However, based on interviews with local hunters, in addition to a limited survey of the 80,000acre wilderness, we came away convinced that a large, elusive felid may indeed be present. Hales was a less speculative. He said he and Gerhard lmed the cutout of the cat at the spot where Miller claims to have lmed a 50pound black cat. To get the right angle, Hales climbed the tree where Miller had his deer stand. He said, based on comparing the photo with stills from the Miller lm, the cat was about 13 inches tall. He said the shape of the cat in Millers lm was also characteristic of a domestic cat rather than a wild species. Hales said the cat in the lm was a large house cat. Were probably not looking at anything unusual, he said, noting the expedition found no physical evidence of a big cat during their expedition. He said their search activities might have been hampered by the noise of Miller and Allen target shooting near the camp. Gerhard and Hales ndings echo the opinion of wildlife biologists who have examined the Miller video. Hales said he and Gerhard were impressed with the beauty of the swamp and plan to return. Allen said he witnessed Hales and Gerhards experiment and was unimpressed. He said that by measuring the distance between two pine saplings on one of Millers two original videos, he was able to calculate that the body of the cat is about 30 inches long and the tail another 24 inches long. He said the road has changed too much in the two years since Miller made his lm to allow Gerhard and Hales to make any comparison. Allen said he has personally seen both tawny and black big cats in Tates Hell. Scott Marlowe said he was a little disappointed they were unable to spot one of the cats this visit or obtain physical evidence. He said the latest expedition laid the groundwork to see if more investigation is necessary. However, on the way home after the safari, he and his son both said they sighted a black panther crossing State Route 471, just south of Webster. We spent the weekend searching up there and actually spot one when were almost home, he said. If we had been going any faster, we would have hit it. It ran right in front of my car. Its almost unbelievable. LEE HALES | Special to the Times Ken Gerhard holds a silhouette he used to determine the size of a cat lmed in Tates Hell in 2010.

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A12| The Times Thursday, March 22, 2012 CLASSIFIEDS See emeraldcoastjobs.com to nd a job at the intersection of both.Wouldn’t you like a job that ful lls you both professionally and personally? With Monster’s new ltering tools, you can quickly hone in on the job that’s right for you. So visit emeraldcoastjobs.com and nd a job that makes everybody happy. 77274T IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE SECOND JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR FRANKLIN COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL ACTION CASE NO.: 19-2011-CA-000442 DEUTSCHE BANK TRUST COMPANY AMERICAS AS TRUSTEE RALI 2005QS9, Plaintiff, vs. CHESTER R. KRAWCZUK, et al, Defendant(s). NOTICE OF ACTION TO: CHESTER R. KRAWCZUK Last Known Address: 210 NE 1ST STREET CARRABELLE, FL 32322-2174 Current Address: Unknown ANY AND ALL UNKNOWN PARTIES CLAIMING BY, THROUGH, UNDER, AND AGAINST THE HEREIN NAMED INDIVIDUAL DEFENDANT(S) WHO ARE NOT KNOWN TO BE DEAD OR ALIVE, WHETHER SAID UNKNWN PARTIES MAY CLAIM AN INTEREST AS SPOUSES, HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES, OR OTHER CLAIMANTS Last Known Address: Unknown Current Address: Unknown YOU ARE NOTIFIED that an action to foreclose a mortgage on the following property in Franklin County, Florida: LOT 5, BLOCK B, RANGE 4, PICKETT’S ADDITION TO THE CITY OF CARRABELLE, AS PER MAP OR PLAT THEREOF, RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 2, PAGE 20, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF FRANKLIN COUNTY, FLORIDA AND ALSO LOT 6, BLOCK 74 (B4), PICKETT’S ADDITION TO THE CITY OF CARABELLE, AS PER MAP OR PLAT THEREOF, RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 2, PAGE 20, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF FRANKLIN COUNTY, FLORIDA. A/K/A 210 FIRST STREET, CARABELLE, FL 32322-1659 has been filed against you and you are required to serve a copy of your written defenses within 30 days after the first publication, if any, on Albertelli Law, Plaintiff’s attorney, whose address is P.O. Box 23028, Tampa, FL 33623, and file the original with this Court either before service on Plaintiff’s attorney, or immediately thereafter; otherwise, a default will be entered against you for the relief demanded in the Complaint or petition. This notice shall be published once a week for two consecutive weeks in the Apalachicola Times. WITNESS my hand and the seal of this court on this 7th day of March, 2012. MARCIA M. JOHNSON Clerk of the Circuit Court By: Terry Creamer Deputy Clerk Attorney for Plaintiff: ALBERTELLI LAW P.O. Box 23028 Tampa, FL 33623 **See the Americans with Disabilities Act: In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, persons needing special accommodation to participate in this proceeding should contact the Clerk of the Courts, Marcia M. Johnson, 33 Market Street, Suite 203, Apalachicola, FL 32320; telephone number (850) 653-8861, not later than seven (7) days prior to this proceeding. If you are hearing or voice impaired, please call (850) 577-4400. To file response please contact Franklin County Clerk of Court, 33 Market Street, Suite 203, Apalachicola, FL 32320, Tel: (850) 653-8861; Fax: (850) 653-9339. March 22, 29, 2012 86125 IN THE SECOND JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN FRANKLIN COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO. 09-490-CA CENTENNIAL BANK, as successor in interest to BAYSIDE SAVINGS BANK, Plaintiff, vs. JEREMY J. GLEATON, JR., and LUCIA ANN GLEATON, Defendants. NOTICE OF SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated February 27, 2012, and entered in Civil Action No. 09-490 CA of the Circuit Court of the Second Judicial Circuit in and for Franklin County, Florida, wherein the parties were the Plaintiff, CENTENNIAL BANK, as successor in interest to BAYSIDE SAVINGS BANK, and the Defendants, JEREMY J. GLEATON, JR., and LUCIA ANN GLEATON, I will sell to the highest and best bidder, for cash, at 11:00 a.m. (Eastern Time) on the 25th day of April, 2012, at the front steps of the Franklin County Courthouse, Apalachicola, Florida, the followingdescribed real property as set forth in said Final Judgment of Foreclosure: Lot 26 of PELICAN BEACH VILLAGE, according to the Plat thereof as recorded in Plat Book 5, Page(s) 12, of the Public Records of Franklin County, Florida, LESS AND EXCEPT any part of said land lying within any easement as shown on said plat. The successful bidder at the sale will be required to place the requisite state documentary stamps on the Certificate of Title. DATED this 28th day of February, 2012. Honorable MARCIA JOHNSON Clerk of the Court Franklin County, FL By: /s Michelle Maxwell As Deputy Clerk March 15, 22, 2012 86081T IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE SECOND JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR FRANKLIN COUNTY, FLORIDA CIRCUIT CIVIL DIVISION CASE NO.: 2010-000169-CA U.S. BANK NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, AS TRUSTEE OF THE LEHMAN BROTHERS SMALL BALANCE COMMERCIAL MORTGAGE PASSTHROUGH CERTIFICATES, 2006-1, Plaintiff, vs. JAMES P. KOURKOULIS; and COASTAL COMMUNITY BANK formerly known as Apalachicola State Bank, Defendants. RE-NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to the Agreed Final Summary Judgment of Foreclosure dated January 12, 2012, and Order Directing Clerk of Court to Reschedule Foreclosure Sale dated February 15, 2012, entered in Case No. Case No. 2010-000169-CA, in the Circuit Court of the 2nd Judicial Circuit in and for Franklin County, Florida, wherein U.S. BANK NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, AS TRUSTEE OF THE LEHMAN BROTHERS SMALL BALANCE COMMERCIAL MORTGAGE PASS-THROUGH CERTIFICATES, 2006-1, is the Plaintiff, and JAMES P. KOURKOULIS; and CENTENNIAL BANK, as successor in interest to, COASTAL COMMUNITY BANK formerly known as Apalachicola State Bank, are the Defendants, I will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash except as set forth hereinafter, on April 11, 2012, at 11:00 A.M., at the Second Floor Lobby of the Franklin County Courthouse, 33 Market Street, Apalachicola, Florida 32320, the following described property situated in Franklin County, as set forth in said Final Judgment, to wit: That piece, parcel or tract of land lying, being and situate within the corporation limits of Apalachicola, Franklin County, Florida and described as follows, to wit: To get a point of beginning, begin at a point on Market Street of said city, Fifty and one-half feet Northwest of the South corner of Lot Number Twenty (20) of Block “E” Second (2nd) Range of said city, which said point is located on Lot Number Nineteen (19) of said Block “E” Second (2nd) Range at a point where the same borders on Market Street just Nine and one-half feet Southeast of the line dividing Lots Eighteen (18) and Nineteen (19) of said Block and is also just Twenty and one half feet Northwest of a point where the line dividing Lots Nineteen (19) and Twenty (20) of said Block intersects or touches Market Street. Now from this point which is designated as a point of beginning, run directly across Lot Nineteen (19) of said Block North East at right angles to Market Street and parallel to Center Street Eighty feet, thence Northwest and parallel to Market Street Twenty Eight feet, thence run Southwest parallel to Center and directly across Lot Eighteen (18) Eighty feet to Market Street, thence run along Market Street and the front of the Block Southeast Twenty Eight feet to the place of beginning. Property Address: 75 Market Street, Apalachicola, FL32320 ANY PERSON CLAIMING AN INTEREST IN THE SURPLUS FROM THE SALE, IF ANY, OTHER THAN THE PROPERTY OWNER AS OF THE DATE OF THE LIS PENDENS, MUST FILE A CLAIM WITHIN 60 DAYS AFTER THE SALE. AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT (ADA) NOTICE *In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, if you are a person with a disability who needs a special accommodation to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. To request such accommodation, please contact the Court Administration Office within two (2) working days of the date the service is needed at 850-653-8861, Ext. 100. If hearing or voice impaired call (TDD) (800) 955-8771, or (800) 955-8770 (V), via Florida Relay Service. DATED THIS 24th day of February, 2012. MARCIA JOHNSON, CLERK of COURT, FRANKLIN COUNTY, FLORIDA By:/s/Terry Creamer Deputy Clerk March 15, 22, 2012 86139T NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE BY CLERK OF CIRCUIT COURT Notice is hereby given that the undersigned, MARCIA JOHNSON, Clerk of the Circuit Court of Franklin County, Florida, will on April 11, 2012, at 11:00 a.m. Eastern Time, at the Second Floor Lobby of the Franklin County Courthouse, 33 Market Street, in the city of Apalachicola, Florida, offer for sale, and sell at public outcry to the highest and best bidder, the following described real and personal property situated in Franklin County, Florida: EXHIBIT “A” PARCEL A: The following lots of KEOUGHS FIRST ADDITION, a subdivision of the City of Carrabelle in Franklin County, Florida, according to Plat Book 2, Page 20 of the Official Records of Franklin County, Florida, and the following lots of KEOUGHS SECOND ADDITION, a subdivision of the City of Carrabelle in Franklin County, Florida, according to Plat Book 2, Page 20 of the Official Records of Franklin County, Florida; Block 4 (172), Lots 2, 3, 4, and 5, inclusive, KEOUGHS SECOND ADDITION; Block 3 (173), Lots 1 thru 5, inclusive and 11 thru 15, inclusive, KEOUGHS SECOND ADDITION; Block 4 (179), Lots 7, 8, 9, and 10 KEOUGHS FIRST ADDITION; Block 6 (197), Lots 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, KEOUGHS FIRST ADDITION; Block 5 (198), Lots 1 thru 16, inclusive, KEOUGHS FIRST ADDITION; Block 51 (214), Lots 1 thru 16, inclusive, KEOUGHS SECOND ADDITION; Block 52 (215), Lots 1 thru 16, inclusive, KEOUGHS SECOND ADDITION; Block 53 (216), Lots 1 thru 16, inclusive, KEOUGHS SECOND ADDITION; Block 54 (217), Lots 1 thru 16, inclusive, KEOUGHS SECOND ADDITION; Block 73 (218), Lots 5 thru 12, inclusive, KEOUGHS SECOND ADDITION; Block 72 (219), Lots 1 thru 16, inclusive, KEOUGHS SECOND ADDITION; Block 71 (220), Lots 1 thru 16, inclusive, KEOUGHS SECOND ADDITION; Block 70 (221), Lots 1 thru 16, inclusive, KEOUGHS SECOND ADDITION; Block 69 (222), Lots 1 thru 16, inclusive, KEOUGHS SECOND ADDITION; Block 68 (223), Lots 1 thru 16, inclusive, KEOUGHS SECOND ADDITION; Block 67 (224), Lots 1 thru 16, inclusive, KEOUGHS SECOND ADDITION; Block 66 (225), Lots 1 thru 16, inclusive, KEOLIGHS SECOND ADDITION; Block 63 (228), Lots 1 thru 8, inclusive, KEOUGHS SECOND ADDITION; Block 62 (229), Lots 1 thru 10, inclusive and 13 thru 16, inclusive, KEOUGHS SECOND ADDITION; Block 57 (234), Lots 2, 3, 4, KEOUGHS SECOND ADDITION; Block 74 (237), Lots 1 thru 16, inclusive, KEOUGHS SECOND ADDITION; Block 75 (238), Lots 1 thru 16, inclusive, KEOUGHS SECOND ADDITION; Block 76 (239), Lots 1 thru 16, inclusive, KEOUGHS SECOND ADDITION; Block 77 (240), Lots 1 thru 16, inclusive, KEOUGHS SECOND ADDITION; Block 78 (241), Lots 1 thru 16, inclusive, KEOUGHS SECOND ADDITION; Block 79 (242), Lots 1 thru 16, inclusive, KEOUGHS SECOND ADDITION; Block 80 (243), Lots 1 thru 16, inclusive, KEOUGHS SECOND ADDITION; Block 81 (244), Lots 1 thru 16, inclusive, KEOUGHS SECOND ADDITION; Block 82 (245), Lots 1 thru 16, inclusive, KEOUGHS SECOND ADDITION; Block 111 (256), Lots 1 thru 12, inclusive, KEOUGHS SECOND ADDITION; Block 110 (257), Lots 1 thru 12, inclusive, KEOUGHS SECOND ADDITION; Block 109 (258), Lots 1 thru 12, inclusive, KEOUGHS SECOND ADDITION; Block 108 (259), Lots 1 thru 12, inclusive, KEOUGHS SECOND ADDITION; Block 107 (260), Lots 1 thru 12, inclusive, KEOUGHS SECOND ADDITION; Block 106 (261), Lots 1 thru 12, inclusive, KEOUGHS SECOND ADDITION; Block 105 (262), Lots 1 thru 12, inclusive, KEOUGHS SECOND ADDITION; Block 104 (263), Lots 1 thru 12, inclusive, KEOUGHS SECOND ADDITION; Block 103 (264), Lots 1 thru 12, inclusive, KEOUGHS SECOND ADDITION; Block 102 (265), Lots 1 thru 12, inclusive, KEOUGHS SECOND ADDITION; Block 101 (266), Lots 1 thru 12, inclusive, KEOUGHS SECOND ADDITION; Block 100 (267), Lots 1 thru 12, inclusive, KEOUGHS SECOND ADDITION; Block 99 (268), Lots 1 thru 12, inclusive, KEOUGHS SECOND ADDITION; Block 98 (269), Lots 1 thru 12, inclusive, KEOUGHS SECOND ADDITION; Block 97 (270), Lots I thru 6, inclusive, KEOUGHS SECOND ADDITION; Block 96 (271), Lots 1 thru 12, inclusive, KEOUGHS SECOND ADDITION; Block 95 (272), Lots 1 thru 12, inclusive, KEOUGHS SECOND ADDITION; AND PARCEL B: A parcel of land in the East half of Fractional Section 31, Township 8 South, Range 8 West, in Franklin County, Florida, described as follows: Begin at an iron pipe on the beach of St. George Sound 1250 feet West of the East Section line of Section 31, Township 8 South, Range 6 West, and run East along the beach a distance of 309 feet to an iron pipe, thence run North to the right-of-way of State Road No. 30 (old No. 10), thence run West along the South side of the right-of-way of State Road No. 30 a distance of 47 feet which is the place of beginning of the land to be described; continue to run West along the South side of the right-of-way of State Road No. 30 a distance of 84 feet, thence run South to the shore of St. George Sound, then run East along the shore of St. George Sound a distance of 84 feet, thence run North to the point of beginning. Being a parcel of land 84 feet wide along the South side of State Road No. 30 and extending back to the shoreline of St. George Sound. Together with all rights, easements, appurtenances, royalties. mineral rights, oil and gas rights, crops, timber, all diversion payments or third party payments made to crop producers, and all existing and future improvements, structures, fixtures, and replacements that may now, or at any time in the future, be part of the real estate described above (all referred to as “Property”). The term Property also includes, but is not limited to, any and all water wells, water, ditches, reservoirs, reservoir sites and dams located on the real estate and all riparian and water rights associated with the Property, however established. pursuant to the Partial Summary Judgment in Foreclosure as to Court II in a case pending in said Court, the style of which is: CENTENNIAL BANK, as successor in interest to Wakulla Bank, Plaintiff, vs. COX COASTAL DEVELOPMENT, LLC, a Florida limited Liability Company, PIERPOINT PROPERTIES, LLC, a Florida Limited Liability Company, RONALD L. COX, DANIEL W. HARTMAN, and CHARLES R. WEBB, II, Defendants. and the docket number of which is 11-000159-CA. Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the lis pendens must file a claim with the clerk of the court within 60 days after the sale. In accordance with the AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT, persons needing a special accommodation to participate in this proceeding should contact Stephen A. Pitre, Esquire, Post Office Box 13010, Pensacola, Florida 32591-3010 not later than seven days prior to the proceeding to ensure that reasonable accommodations are available. WITNESS my hand and the official seal of this

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CLASSIFIEDSThursday, March 22, 2012 The Times | A13 The News Herald offers a competitive bene t package including medical, dental, vision and life insurance, 401(k) plan, vacation and sick leave, and six paid holidays per year. (Part-time positions have 401(k) plan options). ADVERTISING SALES REPRESENTATIVESThe News Herald and the News Herald.com continue to expand. We are looking for highly motivated, energetic sales people. This is a unique opportunity to help build sales revenues and be a leading part of a progressive advertising sales team. The Sales Executive will be required to make sales calls, train and offer guidelines regarding pricing and packaging of all digital products and services. The ideal candidate must be a leader and have an innovative approach to client development and an understanding of how companies are using the internet to market their business. You must have a drive to win and a passion for consultative media sales. Available Positions: Territory Sales Representative Digital Sales RepresentativeRequired Skills  Highly motivated and results driven  Creative, conceptual and strategic thinker  Professional and positive manner when working with clients and others  Superior knowledge of Microsoft Of ce (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook)  Outstanding record of achievement in current/past positions  Superior professionalism, discretion, and judgment  Strong work ethic and capacity to thrive in a team environment  Effective time management and organization skills  Excellent verbal and written communication skills  Keen attention to detail  The candidate with mobile and Yahoo! experience will have an edge Required Experience To be considered, you must have at least 3 years of sales experience, including 1-3 successful years in the area of outside sales and/or online media including internet ad sales. Experience working with media is preferred. The candidate must be highly analytical with meticulous attention to detail. 4-year college degree in advertising/marketing or equivalent experience. SALES/RETENTION CLERK We are seeking an eager part-time telephone sales clerk to sell and/or retain home delivery and single copy circulation. Essential duties include providing excellent customer service, pleasant telephone voice, and outbound dialing. Quali ed candidates will have general of ce experience, sales experience and computer skills. High School Diploma or equivalent is required and one year of customer service experience. This is a parttime position with hour pay, plus commission and bene ts.CUSTOMER SERVICE REPRESENTATIVEWe are seeking an ambitious part-time Customer Service Representative who will actively answer phones and participate in the everyday work and special projects. This position is the primary link between current and potential subscribers and the newspaper. You will handle general of ce work and maintain subscriber and non-subscriber database. Quali ed candidate will have a High School diploma or equivalent and one year of customer service experience. Candidate should have a basic understanding of of ce machines such as calculator, printers, fax machine, computer and internet skills and able to sit for 8 hour shifts. On time attendance during scheduled time is critical in this role as well as working some holidays and weekend shifts. Come by The News Herald at 501 W. 11th Street for an application or send a resume to resumes@ afreedom.com.Freedom Florida is a Drug-free workplace, EOETO APPLY: The News HeraldCareers St. George Island $160 week, Electric, Satellite, Garbage incl. Pool tble. 12’ X 65’ deck w/Beautiful view 850-653-5114 St. George Island 2Br, 1Ba, Ground floor, Satellite. 12’ x 50’ Deck. Only $250 per week. Call: 850-653-5114 Eastpointe-Carrabelle 1bd, 800sf, $322 bi-weekly, (or $644/mo) includes: all utilities, elec, water, Sat TV, W/D, stone FP, & central AC. Secluded, 1/2 mile from beach. 6 mo lease. 1st & security. 954-816-7004 Magnolia Bluff Bayfront Sunset view. Spacious 3 br, 2.5 bath, large family room, screened deck. All appliances including Washr/Dryer, water & trash paid Call 877-963-4321 sunsetplaceinfo@gmail.comText FL00702 to 56654 South of Hwy 98, 3bd, 1.5ba, $850/mo. 1st & last+dep. Call 850899-8401 or 653-8401 Text FL02133 to 56654 St. George Island-2 br, 1 ba, Canal view. All utilities incl. 6 mo to 1 yr lse. $1125 mo + $500 dep. Call 850-653-5441 St. George Island Bayview Large 1 br 1 ba All utilities incl. 6 mo to 1 yr lease. $725 mo + $500 dep. Call 850-653-5441 Seeking mature quiet female, furn, w/laundry, bathrm. Kitchen Pvlgs no smokers/ pets Ref. + dep $375 mo + util. 850-653-8664 lv msg. Lanark: RV space, private, 2 blocks from launch ramp, power, water, sewer, Dish TV included. $250/ month Call (850)576-4427 Text FL02155 to 56654 WALK TO THE BEACH318 Woodhill Rd. Carrabelle Beach 2 br, 2 ba, MH on 1 acre private lot. 1 mile inland. $550 per month. Please call 813-546-6987. References required.Text FL01629 to 56654 $37,000 5 Acres near Crystal Lake on Amos Hayes Rd, property has well septic and power pole. Current survey is available. About 1.5 acres of the property is cleared. 850-271-5761 and leave a message. Kohler Birthday BathTubCall: 850-251-1864 Carrabelle, Florida Polaris Ranger 20054x4 with 250 hours Call: 850-251-1864 TextFL 98560 to 55554 108 S. E. AVE. A CARRABELLE, FLORIDA 32322850-697-9604 850-323-0444 www.seacrestre.comwww. rst tness.com/carrabellePROPERTY MANAGEMENT AND RENTALSRENTALS2 BR 1BA, UNFURNISHED HOUSE Big Yard/Deep Water Dock .............................$650 1 BR RIVER CONDO, BOAT SLIP 3 Night Minimum .......................$105 PLUS DAILY 3 BR 1 BA FURNISHED HOUSE Monthly Rate, Carrabelle ................................$850 1 BR 1 BA UNFURNISHED APT Lanark, Remodeled, Includes Water ...............$475 2 BR 1 BA UNFURNISHED APT Lanark ............................................................$450 1 BR, SUN ROOM/DAYBED Furnished, Lanark ..........................................$450 3 BR 2 BA FURNISHED HOME On River, Boat Dock & Lift ............................$1000 2 BR 1 BA FURNISHED HOUSE On Bay ............................................................$900 3 BR 3 BA FURNISHED CONDO Downtown, 3 Night Minimum ....$105 PLUS DAILY OFFICE SPACE HWY 98 Frontage, Carrabelle ....$550 Plus Utilities Publisher’s NoticeAll real estate advertising in this newspaper is subject to the Fair Housing Act which makes it illegal to advertise “any preference, limitation or discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, handicap, familial status or national origin, or an intention, to make any such preference, limitation or discrimination” Familial status includes children under the age of 18 living with parents or legal custodians, pregnant women and people securing custody of children under 18. This newspaper will not knowingly accept any advertising for real estate which is in violation of the law. Our readers are hereby informed that all dwellings advertised in this newspaper are available on a equal opportunity basis. To complain of discrimination call HUD toll-free at 1-800-669-9777. The toll-free number for the hearing impaired is 1-800-927-9275. Furnished Loft Apt, in historic district. Cbl/wtr incl 1100sf high ceilings, Private entrance and deck. No smkg/ pets. $750 mo. + $750 dep. 850-653-3838 Lanark Village: Clean 2 bedroom, 1 bath, screened porch, AC Long term lease: 7 months min. $500 monthly + $350. security deposit, references required or wkly & wkend rental w/deposit Pets-will consider. Non smoking. 850-212-2063 Text FL98418 to 56654 Make More MoneyWoodmen of the World is seeking “ eld representatives in the Panama City area. Generous commission plus bonus opportunities and exceptional bene“ ts for those who qualify. Training and professional sales tools provided. Must be disciplined, professional and have the desire to help people. Contact the Panama City area of“ ce for Woodmen of the World Life Insurance Society, Omaha, Nebraska. Resumes to 2618 E 22nd Ct, Panama City, FL 32405 or call (850) 769-9212. NEEDS:Florida Licensed Stylist & Nail TechVery busy location with lots of walk-ins 50% Commission PT/FT Flexible Schedule Paul Mitchell Advanced Training Apply within @ 147 W. Hwy 98 Port St. Joe, Florida Food Svs/HospitalityWanted!!!Part time Housekeeper Wanted to join us at the Gibson Inn. Good attitude, references required. Apply in person at Gibson Inn team. 51 Avenue C HospitalityRESORT VACATION PROPERTIESAccepting applications for FT Front Desk Clerk. Office experience, computer skills & good customer service skills required. Great benefits, weekend work required. Apply in person 9-5 weekdays at 123 W Gulf Beach Dr St. George Island Logistics/TransportNow HiringCaptains and MatesRetail help needed. Commission based, flexible schedule, part time. Shipwright Wood Boat builder with experience. Call (850) 274-1321 or send email augusta.west@ammfl.org. Web ID#: 34201917 ATTEND COLLEGE ONLINE from Home Medical, Business, Criminal Justice Hospitality. Job placement assistance. Computer available. Financial Aid if qualified. SCHEV certified. Call 866-467-0054 www.CenturaOnline.com AIRLINES ARE HIRING -Train for hands on Aviation Career. FAA approved program. Financial aid if qualified -Job placement assistance. CALL Aviation Institute of Maintenance 877-206-9405 Food Svs/HospitalityPapa Joe’s Oyster Bar & GrillNow HiringAll Positions!!! Apply in person only Food Svs/HospitalityThe Water Street HotelIs recruiting hospitality minded people in key positions. Applicants should be well groomed, pleasant, computer savvy, willing to work a variety of shifts and positions, and be drug free. Resume’s may be submitted to or applications obtained from the Hotel front desk. Competitive wages. EOE. Administrative/ClericalMEDICAL RECEPTIONISTExperienced receptionist needed for busy medical practice in Eastpoint, FL. Must be organized, have people skills and ability to multi-task. Computer experience a must. Health care and medical assisting certification is preferred. Please send resume to HRdepartment@nfmc.org or Fax (850) 298-6054. EOE/ DFWP/ M-F Web ID#: 34201747 Food Svs/Hospitality*Servers *Cooks Dishwashers *Bartenders *BussersBLUE PARROT Now HIRINGPlease apply in person between 9a-5pm 7 days a week@ Blue Parrot St. George’s Island Food Svs/Hospitality The Port Inn & Mainstay Suites are now accepting applicationsPT Desk Service Agent FT Room Attendant PT Breakfast AttendantWeekends and holidays are required. Dependability is a must! If you have an eye for detail and a passion for service, we want you! Please apply in person at the address below: Make beds, make friends, make money! Inquire about benefits package. EOE, DFWP The Port Inn 501 Monument Ave, PSJ 32456 Beautiful Bird Cage and 7 Finiches. 49” W by 47”T with dome top. $125.00/ value $500.. 850-653-9555 Text FL00706 to 56654 East Point: 129 S Bayshore Dr. Fri & Sat 8am to ?Moving SaleFurniture, home accessories, clothes, tools and much more! Text FL02185 to 56654 Sweatmore Strawberry RanchOPEN MAR 22nd 8AM Weather Permitting Mon-Sat 8am-7pm Sunday 8am-5pm 850-722-4819 Looking for a place to go on Wetapo Creek in case of Hurricane. 32ft Catamaran at Port St. Joe. Would like to pay to reserve space. Call Jim Morpeth 706-566-1172 or email jmorpeth@aol.com Honorable Court this 29th day of February, 2012. MARCIA JOHNSON Clerk of the Circuit Court Franklin County, FL By: Michele Maxwell Deputy Clerk March 15, 22, 2012 Incorrect Insertion PolicyFor Classified In-column AdvertisersAll ads placed by phone are read back to the advertiser to insure correctness. The newspaper will assume correctness at the time of the read-back procedure unless otherwise informed. Please your ad. Advertisers are requested to check the advertisement on the first insertion for correctness. Errors should be reported immediately. Your Florida Freedom newspaper will not be responsible for more than one incorrect insertion, nor will it be liable for any error in advertisements to a greater extent than the cost of the space occupied by the error. Any copy change, during an ordered schedule constitutes a new ad and new charges. We do not guarantee position of ANY ad under any classification. Adopt: Broadway Actor & Kids Music Producer (Will stay-at-home) yearn for 1st baby(800) 552-0045 FLBar42311 *Expenses Paid* ENGAGEMENT ANNOUNCEMENT SHE SAID YES!!! Douglas Craig and Deborah Heiter became engaged on February 14, 2012. The wedding is October 20, 2012 at the Wildwood Country Club in Crawfordville, Florida.Text FL01573 to 56654 Prayer to the Virgin Mary (never known to fail). Oh most beautiful flower of Mt. Carmel, fruit wine splenderous of Heaven, Blessed Mother of the Son of God, Immaculate Virgin, assist me in my necessity. Oh Star of the Sea. Help me and show me herein you are my Mother. Oh Holy Mary, Mother of God, Queen of Heaven and Earth, I humbly beseech you from the bottom of my heart to succour me in my necessity. There is none that can withstand your power. Oh show me here you are my Mother. Oh Mary conceived without sin, pray for us who have recourse to Thee (3 times). Thank you for mercy towards me and mine. Amen. This prayer must be said for 3 consecutive days and after that the request will be granted and the prayer must be published. SKK These tiny ads sell, hire, rent and inform for thousands of families each week.Let a little Classified ad do a big job for you. EmeraldCoast Marketplace 747-5020

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Furnished, Appliances, HVAC & Water Heater like new. Carl King Ave. Listed by Janie Burke John Shelby, Broker 800-344-7570 850-927-4777 www.sgirealty.com MLS#245990 $15,000 Eastpoint LAKES ON THE B L UFF F OREC L OSURE Gated subdivision off North Bayshore Drive, ideal location for a secluded home in this new subdivision with community pool, wooded lot with mature native vegetation, lot is irregular shaped, .46 of an acre, Bank owned. N O T I C E O F G E N E R A L E L E C T I O N I, Ken Detzner, Secretary of State of the State of Florida, do hereby give notice that a GENERAL ELECTION will be held in FRANKLIN County, State of Florida, on the SIXTH day of NOVEMBER, 2012, A.D., to ll or retain the following ofces: President and Vice-President United States Senator Representative in Congress State Attorney: Judicial Circuit 2 Public Defender: Judicial Circuit 2 State Senator State Representative Supreme Court: Retention of Three Justices First District Court of Appeal: Retention of Four Judges Circuit Judge, Second Judicial Circuit: Groups 1, 2, 3 and 12 Clerk of the Circuit Court Sheriff Property Appraiser Tax Collector Superintendent of Schools Supervisor of Elections County Court Judge: Group 1 School Board: Districts 1, 3 and 5 County Commissioner: Districts 1, 3 and 5 Franklin Soil and Water Conservation District: Groups 1, 3 and 5 NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING BOARD OF ADJUSTMENT CITY OF APALACHICOLA, FLORIDA The Apalachicola Board of Adjustment will hold a Public Hearing on Thursday, March 29th, 2012 at 6:00 PM at City Hall, Community Center Meeting Room, 1 Bay Avenue, Apalachicola, Florida to address the following variance request and receive citizen comments relating to proposed new construction on the parcel listed below. A Special Meeting will immediately follow. The following variance request items will be discussed and considered: 1. Proposed new construction of a detached two car garage into the required 15 side setback from 18th Avenue on the parcel located at the corner of Fred Meyer Street and 18th Avenue (R-2 MultiFamily Residential), more specically described as 0.37 acre parcel located in Block 251. Applicant is requesting a 10 variance approval making the garage 5 side setback. The Apalachicola Land Development Code allows for such variances when special circumstances, conditions and/or undue hardships are determined. All interested parties are encouraged to attend and be heard with respect to this request. For further information, contact the Apalachicola Administrative and Community Development Ofce, 1 Avenue E, Apalachicola, Florida 850-653-9319. Special to the Times Electronic permitting of water wells was an immediate success when the system went live on Jan. 4, 2012. That month, the Northwest Florida Water Management District received almost half its applications and a quarter of its completion reports online. The district has passed along direct savings of time and money through epermitting, said District Executive Director Doug Barr. The system so simpli es and expedites well-permitting that applications can now be completed and submitted from anywhere, 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Guy Gowens, director of the districts division of resource regulation said the new method is a marked improvement from the days when well-permitting, permit extensions and completion reports had to be hand-delivered or mailed to the district as hard copies and payments were limited to cash or check Clients can now process forms and pay online using credit, debit or electronic funds transfer. They can monitor their application status, notify the district of work starting, extend permits and submit completion reports anytime from anywhere, he said. In the rst three weeks of well e-permitting, 47 percent of applications and 23 percent of completion reports were submitted online. The district has averaged 6,500 well permits annually for ve years. It inspects all public supply wells and wells larger than six inches in diameter, which comprise about 20 percent of wells in the Panhandle. The district also licenses 151 water well contractors and has special oversight in potentially contaminated areas. Garlick dyes sponges for Macau hotel By LOIS SWOBODA 653-1819 | @ApalachTimes lswoboda@star .com Just in time for St. Patricks Day, local entrepreneur Jerry Garlick has taken on an unusual project. He has been hired by Design Solutions International in Dallas, Texas, to dye 6,000 sponges green. The sponges will be used to cover a 24-foot dome in Macau, a special administrative region of China, near Hong Kong. The dome also features lenses to create rainbows and electronic butter ies to light its interior. Garlick said he is using a combination of chrome green and Kelly green to color the sponges of several species to create a range of shades. Garlick colored the sea creatures in his workshop at home and transported them to the airport for boxing and shipping. He began the project Feb. 7 and shipped the last of the sponges March 7. Garlick now plans to create sponges in a rainbow of colors for sale at the Apalachicola Sponge Exchange. Steven Stefanou, owner of Design Solutions, said he is now experimenting with sponges as a medium for other projects. He said they found Garlick by doing and Internet search for natural sponges, and they have been very pleased with his work ethic and enthusiasm. Design Solutions is best known for creating custom, holiday dcor of monumental proportions including the annual Christmas display at Rockefeller Center in New York. Stefanou said the dome is being constructed in Texas and will be shipped complete to China for the grand opening of the Grande Praca hotel on May 1. Rooms at the MGM Grand hotel run as much as $681 per night. LOIS SWOBODA | The Times MARK PRITZL | NWFWMD Well drillers install a new well in Tates Hell. Water districts online well permitting a success



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xxxxx xxxxx xxxxx 50 WWW.APALACHTIMES.COMPhone: 850-653-8868 Web: apalachtimes.com E-mail: dadlerstein@star .com Fax: 850-653-8036 Circulation: 800-345-8688 DEADLINES FOR NEXT WEEK: School News & Society: 11 a.m. Friday Real Estate Ads: 11 a.m. Thursday Legal Ads: 11 a.m. Friday Classi ed Display Ads: 11 a.m. Friday Classi ed Line Ads: 5 p.m. Monday xxxxx Contact Us xxxxx Out to see Index Thursday, March 22, 2012 Seahawk diamonds, A9-10Sheriffs of ce tops Eastpoint ribfestBy David Adlerstein653-8894| @ApalachTimes Dadlerstein@star .com For the rst time since they began competing four years ago, the sheriffs of ce emerged victorious Saturday at the 10th annual Eastpoint rib cookoff, topping a eld of 16 entries. We were last in that competition the rst time we did it. Four years ago we were at the bottom, said Sgt. John Solomon, who headed up the 10-4 BBQ cooking crew.Monster hunters nd no evidence of mystery felineBy Lois SwobodaTimes Staff Writer Monster hunters visited Tates Hell this month in search of the Carrabelle cat and found no physical evidence of a large, unknown feline prowling the swamp. Others believe their eyes over the evidence and dispute the visiting experts ndings. On May 5, Carrabelle city commissioners invited a group of cryptobiologists, led by Scott Marlowe, author of Cryptid Creatures of Florida to investigate reported sightings of a large black cat north of Carrabelle in Tates Hell Swamp. Marlowe said this was the rst time a government entity invited cryptobiologists to investigate a cryptid, or unidenti ed, animal. Carrabelle Commissioner Cal Allen, who made the motion to invite the expedition, said he took photographs and plaster casts of big cat tracks in the area and would like to get to the bottom of this mystery. On Feb. 2, the safari arrived in town. Marlowe was joined by his son Robert, who recently completed an internship at Panama Citys Bear Creek Feline Center, as well as Lee Hales and Ken Gerhard. Gerhard has investigated reports of mysterious beasts around the world including Bigfoot and the Loch Ness Monster. In addition to appearing in three episodes of the television series MonsterQuest, Gerhard is featured in the History Channel special The Real Wolfman. His credits include appearances on Eyewitness News, Coast Massey to run for county commissionSpecial to the TimesWilliam Massey has led his letter of intent to seek election to the of ce of county commissioner for District 5. Massey, 52, of 1002 Ave. D N.W. in Carrabelle, led as a Democrat. He now is legally entitled to begin the process of getting petitions signed, with signatures due to the Supervisor of Elections of ce by noon May 7. Masseys name then would appear on the Aug. 14 primary ballot, provided he of cially quali es during the June 4-8 qualifying period. In the event that only Democrats le for this of ce or any of the county of ces, Republicans and those without party af liation would be able to vote in any race that has candidates from only one political party, known as a universal race. The following is a statement issued by the candidate: My name is William Massey, and I am a candidate for the of ce of County Commissioner District 5, Eastpoint and Carrabelle. I am a lifelong resident of Carrabelle, happily married to Denise Walden WILLIAM MASSEY ELECTION 2012 Carrabelle cat eludes searchers HIGH-WIRE ACT DAVID ADLERSTEIN | The TimesWorkers for Dillard Smith, the Chattanooga, Tenn.based company handling the transmission line work for Progress Energy, hang suspended about 90 feet over the water as they work atop one of the concrete poles spanning the river between Eastpoint and Apalachicola. The crew was pulling conductor, which entailed fastening the insulator that connects the wire to the poles. A Progress spokesman said the work was to be completed March 20 and then activated with no disruption of service.DAVID ADLERSTEIN | The TimesJohn Solomon holds the winning cup on behalf of the 10-4 BBQ teamCookoff is 10-4 See MASSEY A11 See CARRABELLE CAT A11 See COOKOFF A2Opinion . . . . . . A4 Society . . . . . . A6 Faith . . . . . . . A7 Outdoors . . . . . A8 Tide Chart . . . . . A8 Sports . . . . . A9-10 Classi eds . . . A12-A13VOL. 126 ISSUE 47Apalachicola ArtWalk SaturdayFine art in all forms will be woven in and around downtown Apalachicola, where artists will be showing, selling and demonstrating their talents from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, March 24. Festivities continue into the afternoon with a progressive wine tasting and hors doeuvres from 3-5 p.m. In the evening, local chefs will prepare special dishes at their restaurants highlighting fresh local ingredients. For more information, call 653-9419 or visit www. apalachicolabay.org.Dixie Does Nashville this weekendThe Dixie Does Nashville will light up the Dixie Theatre with some of the most talented writers working in Nashville performing the hits they wrote for music legends like George Strait, The Dixie Chicks, Kenny Rogers, Rascal Flatts, Tim McGraw and Kenny Chesney. Friday performers will be Holly Williams, daughter of Hank Williams Jr., and Sarah Buxton. Saturdays show will feature Mark Nesler, Corey Crowder and Ben Caver. Show times are at 8 p.m. Tickets are $25. For more info, call the box of ce at 653 3200.Bay Area Choral Society SundayForty voices of the Bay Area Choral Society, directed by Merel Young with piano accompaniment by Janis Ramos, will present their spring program at 4 p.m. Sunday, March 25, in the historic Trinity Episcopal Church This concert is one of the programs of the 24th season of the Ilse Newell Fund for the Performing Arts, under the auspices of the Apalachicola Area Historical Society. General admission is a $5 donation, with students admitted free. Holocaust art exhibit extendedThe Holocaust art exhibit at the City of Carrabelle Complex, 1001 Gray Ave., has been extended through March 31. The Carrabelle Artists Association will continue to host the exhibit, with extended evening hours. Dont miss this group of 100 paintings and drawings by Nadia Werbitzky depicting the Holocaust in Russia and other aspects of Russian life. Admission is free.

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LocalA2 | The Times Thursday, March 22, 2012 Robert C. Bruner Attorney Personal & Business BankruptcyOver 30 Years Legal Experience850-670-3030 bankruptcy relief under the U.S. Bankruptcy Code. The hiring of a lawyer is an important decision that should not be based solely upon advertisements. Before you decide, ask us to send you free written information IT IS OUR PLEASURETO WELCOMEDr. Eugene Charbonneau Dana Whaley, ARNP And Susan Hardin, ARNPTO WEEMS MEDICAL CENTER EAST Beginning MARCH 1, 2012Primary Care and Urgent Care110 NE 5TH STREET CARRABELLE, FL 850-697-2345 Giant Chili Cook Off Garage Sale T-shirts Sweatshirts hats totebags Various leftover auction itemsMarch 24th 8:00Am-until324 East Pine Ave (850) 653-6462 the jay abbott rehouse It just goes to show you the harder you work at it, youll end up somehow on top, he said. Joining him on the team were Sheriff Skip Shiver, Undersheriff Joel Norred, Lt. Bobby Shiver and Capt. Tommy Summerhill, while Sgt. David Varnes, who helped found the team, had to miss the event. Norreds wife, Susan, and Summerhills wife, Cindy, worked the booth. Best Rig honors also went to 10-4, which offered a variety of law enforcement-related aides, like bicycle locks, to the public while the ribs slowly cooked. We do a type of rub that has sugar and paprika and different spices in it, and then smoke it for ve hours, Solomon said. Finishing in second place was the St. George Island Volunteer Fire Department, again captained by Chief Jay Abbott. The Kickin Ash BBQ team from the 2k Web Group took third place, their ribs the work of teammates Sterling Kendrick and Scott Payne. Loco BBQ received an honorable mention. Eastpoint Fire Chief George Pruett said he was pleased with the turnout, which was steady, at times swelling, on the sunny day. I was very pleased; you couldnt have made me any happier, he said. We had perfect weather. I was very impressed with the amount of people who came. It was better than last years turnout, when they just ltered through all day. All 10 judges for the cookoff were certi ed by the Kansas City BBQ society, granted after taking an intensive two-day seminar held at various locations throughout the Southeast. Jerry Thompson again served as lead judge. Pruett estimated the event should bring in about $18,000, about $15,000 of that based on receipts from Saturday. He said the Friday night auction preview at the rehouse also went well, with classic country and gospel songs crooned by George Creamer, Willard Vinson and Miles Creamer. The preview set the stage for what turned out to be about $2,000 earned at the silent auction Saturday. Pruett said organizers plan to consider holding the auction for longer hours next year. A bevy of elected of cials joined the re ghters and their families to work the sale of rib, chicken and pulled pork dinners all day long. Weve got that cooking the butts down to a science, better than ever before, Pruett said. It went off without a hitch this year, which is rare. Classic rock from the bands Kornbred and 90 Proof kept the crowd entertained all day. They also enjoyed the classic and antique car show, which was won by Ed Springer for his 1962 Corvette. Runner-up honors went to Chad Daughtry of Eastpoint for his 1972 Chevrolet Chevette, while third place went to Port St. Joes Jean Faliski for a 1964 Plymouth Barracuda. Fourth place went to Skip Shiver for his robins egg blue antique Chevy Apache truck. The crew who worked the Big Top Supermarket booth raised the most money for the department, $1,132, and was the clear winner of the Peoples Choice award. Solomon and Dawn Radford dueled it out for top honors in the Liars Contest, and after Pruett tried numerous times to get a clear winner based on crowd applause, he gave up and named them dual winners. Pruett said the monies raised will go to pay down the debt on a $199,000 fully equipped multi-use re truck the department bought last year. He said event organizers also are considering giving entrants more time to prepare their ribs, so they could be due at 2 p.m. rather than the current noon deadline. COOKOFF from page A1 Photos by DAVID ADLERSTEIN | The TimesFrom left, Andrew Pruett and Jackie Rex enjoy some ribs. Kornbreds John Lolley plays guitar and David Palmer drums on Saturday, accompanied by vocalist Cathy Palmer and Brian Lolley on bass. Kendra MacMurrains son Dylan, from Columbus, Ga., was all decked out for St. Patricks Day Saturday. Below, Scott Payne works on ribs prepared by his Kickin Ash team.

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OpinionA4 | The Times USPS 027-600Published every Thursday at 129 Commerce St. Apalachicola, FL 32329 Publisher: Rick Martin Editor: Tim Croft POSTMASTER: Send address change to: The Apalachicola Times P.O. Box 820 Apalachicola, FL 32329 Phone 850-653-8868 PERIODICAL RATE POSTAGE PAID AT APALACHICOLA, FL 32329 WEEKLY PUBLISHING SUBSCRIPTIONS PAYABLE IN ADVANCE IN COUNTY $24.15 year $15.75 six months OUT OF COUNTY $34.65 year $21 six monthsHome delivery subscribers may be charged a higher rate for holiday editions. TO ALL ADVERTISERSIn case of error or omissions in advertisements, the publishers do not hold themselves liable for damage further than the amount received for such advertisement. The spoken word is given scant attention; the printed word is thoughtfully weighed. The spoken word barely asserts; the printed word thoroughly convinces. The spoken word is lost; the printed word remains. Circulation: 1-800-345-8688 Formerly The Apalachicola TimesThursday, March 22, 2012By JOE TAYLORSpecial to the Times A new charitable initiative has pledged $172,000 to ght the root causes of poverty in Franklin County. Folks in Franklin County have seen their share of hard times and for some there are signs of prosperity in the future. But, the sad news is that a large percentage of our local population lives below the national poverty guideline, almost one out of every four adults and one out of every three children. Those are the most vulnerable. The reality is that even more of our neighbors are part of Americas working poor, living paycheck to paycheck. The costs to live in our beautiful rural communities are higher than those of larger nearby cities. The situation seems insurmountable for many, but there is a proven national initiative that has begun to break the cycle, Circles. Through a gift from a private donor, Catholic Charities of Northwest Florida has contracted with Franklins Promise Coalition to lead Bridges to Circles Franklin. The regional initiative combines the research of Dr. Ruby Payne, who gives insight into the challenges of poverty in her book Bridges out of Poverty with the community based approach of Circles. Sister Jeanne Drea, representing Catholic Charities of Northwest Florida, emphasizes that Bridges to Circles Franklin is not another program, but a broadbased collaboration, an effective strategy, and an easy-tounderstand framework that helps the community better understand poverty while empowering individuals and families to activate their own potential. The Circles Campaign is a transformational initiative that partners volunteers and community leaders with families wanting to make the journey out of poverty. Operating in communities around the country, each Circles initiative consists of families motivated to make lifechanges and several middle and upper income Allies who befriend them and lend support. The family is the Circle Leader, setting the direction for activities. With the help and friendship of their Allies, each family sets and achieves goals unique to their own needs. Rather than targeting a surface need of our at-risk communities such as housing or food provision, Circles seeks to expand social capital by fostering relationships across racial and economic lines. It engages the community as a whole and encourages growth from people of all nancial classes. Circles is designed to assist families in creating their own personal paths out of poverty while at the same time expanding opportunities and connections and eliminating barriers in the community that make it difcult for families to thrive. Volunteers needed for Guiding CircleHere is how it will work. Carrabelle, Eastpoint and Apalachicola will each have a Circles community group that begins with Circle Leader Training, using a curriculum designed to develop leadership skills. During the training, participants assess their current relationships, resources and reason or purpose for making the necessary changes to escape from poverty permanently. It is during this time that Allies are also attending training sessions that increase awareness of poverty issues within the families they will be matched with, as well as issues that affect the community as a whole. Both the Circle Leader and Ally Training curriculum teaches participants to better understand the hidden rules or social norms associated with class in the U.S. as well as how to build a long-term vision for their future, both individually as well as for the broader community. Helping each family set and achieve goals unique to their own needs is the responsibility of Circle Allies, who are middle to upper income community volunteers. Leaders and Allies meet in groups of three to ve people monthly to build relationships, review goals, problem-solve barriers to getting out of poverty, such as improving self-sufciency, expanding social networks, and enhancing academic performance of both children and parents. The heart of the initiative is weekly community meetings that gather Circle Leaders, Circle Allies, and other interested community members to provide support and networking opportunities. Big View Meetings are held once per month and feature a discussion of the causes of poverty in the community and how to remove systemic barriers that perpetuate poverty. We are currently building the Guiding Circle to lead the Bridges to Circles Franklin initiative for the entire county. We need 15 to 25 people who are committed to ghting poverty in our area. So far the response has been very positive. People understand that something must change. If we can impact poverty, break the cycle and work together as a community to address housing, education and personal health, then everyone can share in the success and reap the benets. The funding provided by Catholic Charities will cover the cost of Coaches for each community, training for Circle Leaders, Allies and staff, food and supplies for weekly meetings, community organization and education about the effects of poverty. If you would like to learn more, please contact Franklins Promise Coalition at 653-3930. Joe Taylor is the executive director of Franklins Promise Coalition.New Catholic initiative to ght povertyIn 2011, the Philaco Womens Club Education Committee revived an old custom to the delight of local educators by sponsoring an essay contest for fourth graders. The youngsters were asked to write about an adult they know who has had a big effect on their lives. More than 70 essays were submitted by children attending the Franklin County School, the First Baptist Christian School and the Apalachicola Bay Charter School. A group of volunteers pored over the compositions through the holiday season and, with great difculty, picked three winners and awarded seven honorable mentions. Chloe Owens, who studies with Laura King at the Franklin County School, took rst place with an essay about her grandpa. She will receive a check for $50. Second place went to Mathew Gay, who is in Marie Lees class at the ABC School. His essay about his father won him a $30 prize. Abner Ramirez, who is in Donna Barbers class at the Franklin County School, will receive $20 for his thirdplace essay about his hardworking mom. Honorable mentions went to Jocelyn Medley who studies with Richie White at the First Baptist School; Franklin County School students Dyna Edgecomb (Lynn Clark), Takiah Ford (Gretchen Hedman), K.T. Nessly (:Laura King) and Cale Barber (Donna Barber). ABC School students Cade Juno (Marie Lee) and Alyssa Robinson (Lindsey Bockelman) were given honorable mentions. The members of the education committee want to thank everyone who entered the contest and commend the teachers and students for their good work. The committee will be visiting the schools in the near future to present the winners with a certicate and a prize. First place Chloe OwensEvery kid should be lucky enough to have a grandpa that plays checkers with you, takes you shing, and teaches you how to cook. Let me begin by telling you about when he plays checkers with me. Im always red and papa is always black. We set it up and start playing. He goes rst and tries to jump me. Then it was my turn. I moved close to his player. Then it was his turn again. He jumped me. By that time, the game was over. I lost. I remember the times my talented grandpa played games with me. He smokes me at checkers every time. Lets move on to when my papa takes me shing. We load the tackle box and poles. Then we hop in the truck, buckle up and drive to the bait and tackle shop. We get a bucket of worms and head off to Casher Creek. We grab our poles and hook a slippery and oily worm onto our poles. We cast them out. Then I see grandpa reeling in a big bass. I reeled one up. It was olive green. We headed home and had some bass for dinner. I remember the time my grandpa took me shing because we saved one bass and got it stuffed. It is hanging on our wall right now. I want to be sure to tell you about when he taught me how to cook. He gets some eggs and milk out. Then we get a bowl and crack the eggs. I pour the milk. Then I get a whisk to stir the eggs and milk. We turn the stove on low and pour the eggs in. Papa says, Let it sit for about 1 minute. Then start moving it around with a spatula. We let it cook for about ve minutes and put salt and pepper on it. Yum, yum. I remember the time my grandpa taught me how to cook because we were stuffed. Ill always remember the time my grandpa taught me how to cook, took me shing, and played checkers with me. When any time my mom says its time to visit my grandpa, I say, Hallelujah.Second place Matthew GayDo you have someone interesting in your life? I do and he is my dad Donnie Gay. Let me tell you why he is interesting. My dad is always saying huge words. I can barely understand what he is saying so I always say What does that mean? Then he will give me the denition of the word. Sometimes I get annoyed and just walk away but I learn new words just about every day. For example, one time he said I have a plethora of vocabulary. Now I know plethora means a wide variety. He also can draw very good. One time he drew a self-portrait of me and my sister. He covered to the shoes on my feet to the dark brown hair on my head. He also drew T-Rex before he looked awesome. My dad also knows the words to a lot of songs. My dad doesnt have the best voice but he sure does know the words. Just this morning he sang the whole song of Have a Merry Little Christmas. He did not miss one word. I think my dad is so interesting. I hope you think that too. He is interesting because he says big words, can draw and he knows the words to a lot of songs.Third place Abner RamirezMy favorite elder is my mom. The reasons why my moms my favorite are: she is a very hard worker, she is the best mom ever and she is a good cook. One of the things that I admire my mom for is that she is a very hard worker. I admire her so much because she breaks her back working for us to have what we want thats why Im very thankful to her for everything she has done for my brothers and I. Another thing that I admire my mom for is that she is the best mom ever because she gets us whatever we want like toys or video games, thats why my brother and I think my mom is the best of them all, and she thinks we are the best sons any mother could ever have. So my brothers and I love her for that. Last but not least, I admire my mom the most because she is the greatest cook that I know, I admire her cooking because everything she cooks is delicious, like the vegetable soup she makes is so delicious that I would eat it all the time. One more thing though not only her cooking is good her heart is good thats why my brothers and I love her so much. You can be sure that I will never forget all the things my mom has done for us.Philaco revives fourth grade essay contest By CAt T Y GREENESpecial to the Times Many of you know that I am in library school at Florida State University. This semester I am taking a course on Information Organization, about library catalogs and the way that information is organized in them. You probably also know that the Apalachicola library is about halfway through its automation process. When all is said and done, we will have a web site which offers patrons and others information access to our collections without ever coming to the library. The Franklin County Public Library has a website where you can search their collections and if you have a library card from them, you can even reserve a book, or DVD (we dont even have DVDs, never mind a website, but we will some day). They can be found at www. franklin.lib..us You click on the online catalog button, select one of their two sites (Eastpoint or Carrabelle) and youre off to the races. What I really wanted to talk about however, is WorldCat (www.worldcat. org). Along with the Library of Congress, WorldCat is the largest accumulation of books and other materials imaginable and if you nd one book on a topic, it lets you click on a link which shows you other resources (books or eBooks or video or audio) based on the topic, or the author or a person in the original resource. It is mindboggling. Type in ghost orchid ghost and other tales from the swamp as a title and WorldCat will tell you that you can nd it at six libraries close to the zip code 32320. The Apalachicola library just bought a copy, but our holding will not be in this catalog for a while. You can click on the author, Doug Alderman, who gave a nice talk at the Maritime Museum last Saturday and get the list of all his books, and even some articles he has written for American Forests or Wildlife Conservation. You can click on subjects including Legends Florida and get 57 other resources of all types. Believe me, this can be very fun, and addictive for booklovers. Try it out and see what the world of online catalogs have to offer. For the serious researcher, there is a subscription version of WorldCat which covers a lot more library catalogs, it is accessible through the Florida Electronic Library, but thats for another column. I would like to thank, in closing, all those who participated in the Envisioning event we had last Thursday. We had more than 50 people, introduced some librarians that you might not know and talked about the future of the Apalachicola library. If you were not able to join us, or you escaped without lling out our short survey, please come by the library to get one, and we thank you for your support. Caty Greene is the librarian for the Apalachicola Municipal Library. To reach her, call 653-8436.AAutomated catalogs on the brain@tTHE LIBrarRAR Y Caty Greene DAVI I D ADLE LE RSTEI EI N | The TimesEddie Woodward, the Florida State University heritage protocol archivist, shared details of the new history of the campus he has authored through Arcadia Press. LL OI I S SWOB B ODA | The TimesJoe Taylor and Sister Jean Drea, left, accepted a check for $57,460 on Feb.29 from Brunie Emmanuel and Christa Clark, far right, of Catholic Charities. This is the rst installment of $172,000 pledged to Franklin Countys Circles to Bridges program.

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A6 | The Times Thursday, March 22, 2012 Wedding PETOFTHEWEEK Franklin County Humane Society NIP FIRE ANTS IN THE BUD!CALLLOIS AT 653-5857Franklin Countys ONLY LOCALPest Control Company dbutler@coastalcoverage.com Locally owned and operated Home Business Auto Health Workers Comp Qualications: Expertise in: Now Accepting AppointmentsCall Toll Free 888-681-5864 For more info www.seclung.com Lung Disease SpecialistRob Garver, MDNow Seeing Patients in Port St. Joe NOW BCBS-FL IN-NETWORK PROVIDER Society Adam McCullough bornAdam Lee McCullough was born Wednesday, Dec. 7, 2011, at Tallahassee Memorial Hospital. He weighed 6 pounds, 15 ounces and was 19.75 inches long. He is the son of Amber McCullough of Apalachicola. Maternal grandmother is Donna Mathes of Carrabelle. Maternal great-grandparents are Winston and Alberta Bellew of Apalachicola. Didnt see you at the lunch last Thursday! We had our corned beef and cabbage, and a lot of us wore green. You should try to join us at the Franklin County Senior Citizen Center, 201 Ave. F in Carrabelle, every Thursday. Serving begins at noon. And another thing after Holy Family Catholic Church in Apalachicola was closed, the building was used for preschool and as a branch of the Franklin County Senior Center. The board meetings were held here at the center in Carrabelle. We all got a big surprise at the pancake breakfast last Saturday, March 17. Walked through the door of the boat club, and there was our very own Carol Dadona collecting the donations. She is using crutches now and coming along ne. Tonight, March 22, there will be a free movie at Chillas Hall. The doors will open at 6:30 p.m., and the movie, a 2010 documentary called What If Cannabis Cured Cancer, will start at 7 p.m. After the movie there will be a question-and-answer period. Mary Lynn Mathre and Al Byrne will answer your questions. Mary Lynn is a registered nurse. The movie is sponsored by the nonpro t Patients Out of Time. Village Clean-Up day is this Saturday, March 24. Meet you at the Gene Sewell Park at 8 a.m. Trash bags and gloves will be provided. Then at 11 a.m., youre welcome to have lunch at Chillas Hall. There will be Reuben sandwiches and sides, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Donation of $6. Yum, yum. Pizza on Sundays can be found at Camp Gordon Johnston American Legion Post 82 here in the village. Eat-in or take-out. Pizza by the slice is $1. For a whole pizza, eat-in is $8 and take-out is $10. Serving begins at 5 p.m. We still have hamburgers and chips at Camp Gordon Johnston American Legion Post 82. While you are enjoying the food, have some fun playing bar bingo, pulltabs, a game of pool or shuf eboard or just enjoy the company of your friends and neighbors. Donation for the hamburger and chips is $6. March 31 will be a busy day! The annual Spring Bazaar will be held at the Lanark Village Boat Club from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Lunch is available. And from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. is the 20th annual quilt show at Chillas Hall. Lunch available outside. Chances on a beautiful quilt will be available for $1 each, or six for $5. Be kind to one another, check in on the sick and housebound, and keep smiling you may not feel any better, but everyone else will wonder what youre up to! Until next time, God bless America, our troops, the poor, homeless and hungry.Special to the TimesForty voices of the Bay Area Choral Society, directed by Merel Young with piano accompaniment by Janis Ramos, will present their spring program at 4 p.m. Sunday, March 25, in the historic Trinity Episcopal Church. The Requiem by Gabriel Faur will comprise about half of the concert, with the other half made up of familiar choruses and solos appropriate for this period of Lent. Soloists performing will be Bill Crane, a winter visitor from Canada, Gordon Adkins and Leslie Coon, both well known by local residents, plus Virginia Harrison and Young in a duet. Choruses to be performed will be The Heavens Are Telling from Creation by Franz Joseph Haydn, God So Loved the World from The Cruci xion by John Stainer, The Holy City by Stephan Adams, Open Our Eyes by William MacFarlane, Cantique de Jean Racine by Faure and The Lord Bless You and Keep You by Peter Lutkin. This concert is one of the programs of the 24th season of the Ilse Newell Fund for the Performing Arts, under the auspices of the Apalachicola Area Historical Society. General admission is a $5 donation, with students admitted free. Karen Wert, Phillip Wingo to wed SaturdayKaren Wert of Apalachicola and Phillip Wingo of Natchitoches, La., will be married at 4 p.m. this Saturday, March 24, at First Baptist Church in Apalachicola. A reception will follow at the Fort Coombs Armory in Apalachicola. The bride, daughter of Carl and Audrey Wert of San Rafael, Calif., graduated from Terra Linda High School and Gulf Coast State College and is employed by KaKo Bookkeeping Company. The groom, son of John and Wilma Wingo of Natchitoches, La., graduated from Natchitoches Central High School and Louisiana State University. He is employed by Worley Co. Catastrophe Insurance Adjusters. The bride and groom met in Apalachicola during the Gulf coast oil spill. They will be honeymooning in Las Vegas and California and will make their home in Apalachicola.By Lois Swoboda653-1819 | @ApalachTimes lswoboda@star .com Lanark Villages lady quilters are planning something different for this years quilt show. This years show, the 20th quilt show for the Wandering Star Quilters, will take place at Chillas Hall from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. March 31. The shows occur in even-numbered years. The quilters are planning an oldtimey affair with quilts displayed on antique furniture. The show is dedicated to the late Gail Bohannon of Sopchoppy, a Wandering Star for many years and a member of the Wakulla County Quilters Guild. Her quilts will be showcased at this years show. No vendors will be on hand this year, but there will be hand-stitched treasures created by the Wandering Stars on sale. As always, a lovely quilt will be raf ed the day of the show. The pattern is pinwheels, a traditional favorite. All fabric was donated, and each pinwheel is a different pattern. The quilt ts a fullor queen-sized bed. Tickets are available from Wandering Stars and cost $1 or six for $5. Proceeds go to fund club projects and defray the cost of the quilt show. Hot dogs and soft drinks will be on sale outside of Chillas Hall. The show is free and open to the public. The Wandering Stars, known for their charitable endeavors, have adopted the Harbor Breeze Assisted Living Facility in Carrabelle and present every new patient with a lap rug. They also stitch birthday gifts for residents and visit the home once a month with cookies or ice cream. They also stitch cruiser quilts for the sheriffs department. The lap quilts are given to victims of accidents and violent crime, especially children. The quilters also have provided quilts to numerous charities to be used in fundraisers. Birth Help clean up the village Saturday LANARK NEWSJim WelshLOIS SWOBODA | The TimesMembers of the Wandering Star Quilters display the quilt to be raf ed off March 31.Wandering Star celebrates 40 years in stitchesBay Area voices to perform Faur Requiem Sunday SPECIAL TO THE TIMESThis portrait of Gabriel Faur was painted by John Singer Sargent in 1889.

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The Times | A7Thursday, March 22, 2012 The United Methodist Churches of Franklin County Welcome You First United Methodist Church of ApalachicolaWorship Service 11:00 a.m. every Sunday Sunday School 10:00 a.m. 75 5th St. Apalachicola 653-9530 fumcapalach@gtcom.net Pastor: Rev. Themo PatriotisCarrabelle United Methodist ChurchWorship Services 10:45 a.m. Sunday School 9:30 a.m. Celebrate Recovery Mondays 7-9 p.m. 102 NE Ave. B Carrabelle 697-3672 Pastor: Julie StephensEastpoint United Methodist ChurchWorship Service 10:00 a.m. every Sunday Healing service every fourth Monday at 7:00 p.m. 317 Patton Dr. (corner of David St.) 670-8825 Pastor: Rev. Beth WhiteSt. George Island United Methodist Church9:00 a.m. Worship Service 10:00 a.m. Fellowship Hour 201 E. Gulf Beach Dr. 9274635 www.sgiumc.org Pastor: Rev. Themo Patriotis First Baptist ChurchSt. George Island 501 E. Bayshore Drive 927-2257 R. Michael Waley, Pastor Join us as we praise and worship the living Christ. Great is the Lord and most worthy of praise. Psalm 145:3 Sunday Bible Study................................................10:00am Worship Praise........................................................11:00am Sunday Night............................................................7:00pm Wednesday Power Hour......................................7:00pm Wednesday Youth at S.P.L.A.S.H.......................7:00pm Walking in Christ R. Michael Whaley, Pastor First Pentecostal Holiness Church379 Brownsville Road Apalachicola Were excited about what Gods doing!!!Sunday School 9:45 am Sunday Morning Worship 10:45 am Sunday Evening Service 6:00 pm Monday, Youth Group 6:30 pm Wednesday, Royal Rangers, G.A.P.7:00 pm Wednesday Worship & Word 7:30 pmNursery Provided during regular church services 7:00 7:00 WELCOMES YOUChurch of the Ascension101 NE First Street CarrabelleSUNDAY10:00 AM WELCOMES YOUChurch THE EPISCOPAL CHURCH (850) 274-4490 (850) 545-2578 WELCOMES YOU Trinity Trinity Episcopal Churchest. 1836Welcomes YouHwy. 98 & 6th St. Apalachicola 850-653-9550Sunday Worship Services 8 & 10:30 a.m. Wednesdays Healing Service 11 a.m. Centering Prayer 4 p.m. FaithDuggar and Mallon familiesOur families would like to send our heartfelt thank-you to everyone who expressed concerns and kept us in their prayers and hearts during our illnesses and surgeries. The many phone calls, cards and owers meant so much to us. A special thanks to those of you who provided meals when we returned home. We are doing well and on the road to recovery. We live in a loving and concerned community.Earl Duggar and Family Sabrina Mallon and FamilyRobbie JohnsonThanks to all my wonderful family and friends, Dr. Sanaullah and his staff, and all the individual churches and congregations for their prayers, visits and telephone calls. The heart bypass surgery went well, and my recovery is moving along. Our communitys kindness will be remembered.Robbie JohnsonSegree reunionThank you to everyone who came this year. 2011 was a bad year, and everyone put out extra effort for a very successful reunion. Special thanks to the The Segree Boys they never fail with the mullet. Also to the Boys in the Band. Well see you next year, same place, same time and same day. Love to everyone,InezDorothy Rolstad familyNo words could express our gratitude for the heartfelt care that was shown to our Dannaw over the last ve years of her life. Only God couldve provided such loving caregivers as Paula Stanley, Jean Nabors, Viola Fuller, Lois and Collie Watkins, Barry Bloodworth and many others, who tirelessly worked around the clock to tend to her every need. A special thanks to the kind volunteers with Meals On Wheels and the countless friends, neighbors and community members who offered their love, support, visits, prayers and food! And we certainly couldnt have done it without the professional, yet personal treatment by the amazing staff at Big Bend Hospice, St. James, Weems Memorial Hospital and Harbor Breeze, organizations to which we owe eternal appreciation. They say it takes a village and the last years of Dots life were certainly representative of why she loved this little town so much. Our sincerest thank you,Bobby, Valerie, Krista and Bryan MillerChallenges are as much a part of life as breathing, stretching you past the limit of your abilities. A person who desires to get in shape must endure physical resistance which is painful and requires determination. A person who starts a new job must learn the requirements for the position. A student who desires to further his education must take harder courses that create a heavier workload. Someone who longs to live a devout Christian life must endure temptations, judgment and persecution. Truth is, we oftentimes desire the results of the challenge, yet we despise the sacri ce required to reach the goal. We learn through lifes obstacles that tackling a problem head-on will teach us perseverance, purpose and selfsuf ciency. Cutting corners is an indication of impatience and lack of self-discipline. Engaging the hurdle versus going around it prepares us for the next obstacle, which might be harder to overcome. Former Dallas Cowboys Coach Tom Landry said, The job of a football coach is to make men do what they dont want to do, in order to achieve what theyve always wanted to be. When I was in high school, I had two teachers that were what I call pushers. Mrs. Ponder was my Algebra I and II teacher. Mrs. Susan Galloway was my English and literature teacher for several years, including English 101. She was also my drama teacher. Both of these teachers were nononsense during class time, and neither gave one point that was not earned. Mrs. Galloway would rest her pen against her nose while raising one brow as she glared over her glasses with a look of disdain toward a disruptive student. The student would immediately snap to attention (if he knew what was good for him). Mrs. Ponder might have been small in stature, but she had a way of maintaining order in her classroom. Because I was earning credits toward an academic diploma, I was stuck in their classes with no means of escape. I felt like I would be better suited in another (less disciplined) class, but my guidance counselor did not agree. I had potential, but I usually chose the path of least resistance. I remember one time when Mrs. Ponder asked me to stay after class. I was not performing well, and she told me she believed I could do better and offered to help me after school. You would not believe what a difference it made just to know she cared. Math was not my best subject, but I tried really hard to do better. I see her frequently around town, and she never fails to speak and ask me how I am doing. She does not seem at all to be the tyrant I thought she was when I was a teenager. Thanks to Mrs. Galloway, I have a pet peeve that is deeply engrained in me. Spelling errors jump off the page when I read other peoples work, and it is all I can do to avoid correcting them. I could never get Shakespeare, so I had to rely on spelling tests to recover my grades. I doubt she could look at my work 25 years ago and imagine that I would be a columnist in the newspaper. Every week, I edit my articles, imagining her writing in red ink all over the newspaper page, pointing out my errors. I occasionally see her in the post of ce or the grocery store, and I feel a strong desire to ask her if my articles pass her inspection. Her Southern charm has not faded over the years. She is sweet and kind and does not appear at all to be the troll I once thought she was. Both teachers pressed me further than I was applying myself to go. They saw a potential in me that I was not capable of seeing in myself. If they had of given me an easy grade, I would have gladly accepted it. They refused to lower their standards, and I had no choice but to raise my standards to meet theirs. It is funny how perspective changes over time with maturity. I am thankful for mentors in my life who taught me challenges produce perseverance. They did not give me a crutch or a means of escape that I might defer the test, but they gave me the extra push I needed to overcome my personal weaknesses. Through those mentors, I learned the life lesson that I should be willing to confront discomfort, distraction and doubt and act in spite of them with persistence and purpose. We welcome all suggestions and hope you enjoy this weekly column. Please send all emails to Scott Shiver at frontline247@mac.comNicaragua Mission fundraiser SaturdayThe Nicaragua Mission team from the Apalachicola/St. George Island United Methodist Churches is having a fundraiser Saturday, March 24, at the St. George Island church. Delicious shrimp corn chowder, homemade cornbread and key lime pie will be served. Entertainment will be provided by Adam and Samantha Cannon. The time is 6:30 p.m.; $10 donation. For more info, call Mary Lou Short at 927-2569.Sheriff plans April 7 Easter egg huntThe Franklin County Sheriffs Of ce will host the annual Easter Egg Hunt at noon April 7 on the eld adjacent to the Sheriffs Of ce on U.S. 65. All kids are invited to come out and participate in a wonderful day of egg hunting, with lots of prizes to be given away. The sheriffs of ce will be grilling hot dogs for the occasion free of charge. Come out and enjoy the fun! Agnes Carol Smith, 82, of Fenton, Mo., passed away Wednesday, March 14, 2012. Mrs. Smith was born on Jan. 9, 1930, in Apalachicola to Rev. Homer Harris and wife Hazel nee Kirvin. On April 4, 1947, she was united in marriage to Leonard V. Smith in Apalachicola. She was a member of the Christian Assembly Church in Millstadt, Ill., where she was involved in the church music department for many years. She was the loving mother of one son and four daughters, Carol and husband, Tony Raia, Patsy and husband, Frank Melton, Jackie and husband, Marc Edens, Stephen and wife, Julie, and Lisa and husband, John May; 10 grandchildren; and 10 greatgrandchildren. Also surviving her are three sisters, Charlotte and husband. Paul Edwards, Louise and husband, Aubrey Jernigan, and Eunice Allen and husband, Joe Adelman, along with many other relatives and friends. Donations in lieu of owers may be made to The American Cancer Society at http://main. acsevents.org/goto/ AgnesCarolSmith.Agnes Carol Smith AGNES CAROL SMITHMabel Teague Kilner, age 102, of Tallahassee, died Sunday, March 18, 2012. A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. on Monday, March 26, at The First United Methodist Church of Apalachicola, with a private burial at Magnolia Cemetery. In lieu of owers, memorial contributions may be made to The First United Methodist Church of Apalachicola, P.O. Box 476, Apalachicola, FL 32329 or to Trinity United Methodist Church for the ministry of Helping Each Other, 120 Park Ave. W., Tallahassee, FL 32301. A native of Apalachicola, she lived in Tallahassee since 1937. She graduated from the Florida State College for Women, was a member of Sigma Kappa Sorority, Trinity Methodist Church, BA Chapter of P.E.O., the Camellia Garden Club and the Capital City Country Club. Mabel was preceded in death by her husband, George S. Kilner. Survivors include her brother, Sam Teague (Myra), Tallahassee; daughters, Kitty (Corky) Angleman of Evans, Ga., Merry Harper (Harry), Augusta, Ga., and Cindy Baker (Doug), Spartanburg, S.C.; six grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren. Culleys MeadowWood Funeral Home has charge of arrangements.Mabel Teague Kilner Obituaries Faith BRIEFSMentors give a push to overcome weakness YOUTH MATTERSScott and Pamela Shiver Cards of THANKSWal-Mart, Bingo, Bonco and QVC Pool parties, island nights, casinos and Christmas trees Cooking, shopping, crafting and traveling These were just a few of Dorothys favorite things. Im con dent every person Remembering Dorothy today Has cherished Dotlled memories, Be it work or school or play She wore an enormous, joyful smile That would light up any room Her home was always lled with love And anything that bloomed Her quirky personality Kept us all in laughter You never knew what shed do next Or what she might say after She challenged every salesman To duels she never lost And by the time she left the store Theyd sold it to her at cost Dot handled every fundraiser With enthusiasm for pro t She didnt ask if you wanted a ticket Shed say let me see your wallet Her approach to everything she did in life Was full steam ahead With an energy and endless strength That most of us wish we had Her unconditional love Was something to be admired And the love she had of her beloved Roy Was one that never tired We will miss her til eternity There will never be another Dot But when it comes to memories She left us with a lot Today we celebrate an amazing woman Who loved everyone she knew Now Roy nally has his Baby Doll back And knowing that should carry us through. We love you DannawIn memory of Dorothy Rolstad MORE ONLINEView obituaries and leave your condolences at apalachtimes.com

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Good ounder reports have been coming from Blacks Island and around the bomb holes. Surf shing is still producing nice whiting and all you want to catch. Spanish Mackerel are at the Eagle Harbor area and out in the open water and along the Gulf side of cape San Blas also. Use mackerel trees or Got-cha plugs trolled behind spoons to improve your chances. Still no cobia in Gulf County have been weighed in, but this week we should see one! Springtime conditions have the sh biting! Lake Wimico has been on re with bass and bream catches this week. Most anglers are using worms and spinner baits. Bream are biting on worms and crickets and they are everywhere. Depot Creek has been reporting some crappie bites and smaller cat sh as well. SPONSORED BY Email outdoors news to times outdoors@star .com Page 8 OUTDOORSwww.apalachtimes.comSection Section A Buds and Bugs: Irises in the wildBy LOIS SWOBODA653-1819 | @ApalachTimes lswoboda@star .com Irises in bloom can be spotted across the Panhandle now, in creeks, ponds and even ditches. Most iris owers have three drooping sepals or falls and three upright petals sometimes referred to as the standard. The whole ower is referred to as a perianthe. Of the two species of showy blue iris in glorious full bloom, Southern blue ag (Iris virginica) is the more common of the two. It is often pale blue but specimens occur ranging from white to deep purple. The falls are longer and more prominent than the standard. You can spot these on the property at Rivercrest Lodge and west of Apalachicola on US 98. In the pond in front of Apalachicolas Orman House, Louisiana iris (Iris hexagona) is putting on a show. This plant is characterized by a zigzag ower stalk. Unlike the popular cultivated bearded iris, both of these plants like very wet feet. They grow from thick, eshy roots called rhizomes and are easily propagated by root cuttings. But, if you must collect wild iris, be careful not to take the entire plant. Leave something for the rest of us to enjoy. Cultivars of both plants are commercially available. The Orman pond contains another iris in bloom right now, yellow Pseudacorus, a native of Europe. While this is an attractive ower, beware. It is an invasive species and literally poisons the area where it grows for other garden owers. Many iris rhizomes contain toxic substances and home cures involving parts of the iris plant should be avoided. Consumption of iris rhizomes can cause nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, and skin irritation, but poisonings are not normally fatal. In Greek mythology, Iris was the messenger of the gods, who led young girls to a premature place in the underworld. In the language of owers irises represent a warning to be heeded. It also symbolizes lost love and silent grief. The eur-de-lis is a stylized iris.By LOIS SWOBODA653-1819 | @ApalachTimes lswoboda@star .com The Wilderness Coast had a couple of interesting visitors this month, when volunteers Ilse Gebhard and Russ Schipper traveled here to monitor monarch butter y activity this winter. The pair are part of the Monarch Larva Monitoring Project of the University of Minnesota, which has volunteers from across the United States and Canada collect long-term data on larval monarch populations and milkweed habitat. The main goal of the project is to better understand how and why monarch populations vary in time and space, with a focus on monarch distribution and abundance during the breeding season in North America. Gebhard said information about this year is especially important because of the mild winter. Every year, populations of monarch migrate south to overwinter in Mexico and the Florida Keys and there are always a few stragglers that attempt to overwinter along the Gulf Coast farther north. This year, the number of stragglers is unusually large and, more importantly, researchers believe the monarchs are reproducing in these northern outposts. They are seeking documentation of those brightly colored snowbirds and their offspring. Monitoring can be done alone or with others. Training is available online at www. mlmp.org, where you can register as a monitor or report a sighting. MLMP would like to know about both butter ies and caterpillars. Make a note of the location, date, number of monarchs and their stage (eggs, caterpillar, butter y), the species of milkweed for feeding caterpillars and anything else you think is interesting. If you have questions, email Karen Oberhauser at oberh001@umn.edu.Special to The TimesThe most popular event held on St. Vincent Island is happening this month. This year, the annual Open House on St. Vincent Island will take place from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. ET Friday, March 30 (rain date April 20). This is a chance to experience the beauty of St. Vincent Island and learn more about what goes on at this wildlife refuge and other nearby natural areas. Free transportation to the island will be provided from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. The refuge barge will pick up visitors at the USFWS barge dock which is located a short distance northeast of the Indian Pass boat ramp. The barge also will provide free transportation back to the mainland at Indian Pass until 3 p.m. There will be a limit of 250 visitors on the island for this event. There will be guided walks and educational tours of the island plus several guided wagon tours. Visitors can sign up for the wagon tour and other guided events when they reach the island or they can explore the island on their own. Visitors signing up for tours can only sign up for themselves. Some of the guided activities include birding walks, beach walks, photography safaris, and hiking tours. In the outdoor amphitheater, created by placing folding chairs under one of the islands huge live oaks, there will be a presentation by the St. Marks NWR staff called Whooping Cranes and More Talk. The Supporters of St. Vincent Island will be providing hot dogs and drinks in a booth right beside an all-day live musical performance by John Miick and Cletus Heaps. There will be other informational booths set up by the Riverkeepers, St. Marks Refuge, Panama City Fish and Wildlife, Riverkeepers and the St. Vincent Supporters. Come prepared to enjoy the day on St. Vincent Island; wear walking shoes and a smile. Volunteers will be at the Indian Pass boat ramp to guide you to the barge that will take you to the island. Here is the schedule of events for the Open House: 9 a.m., music by John Miick & Cletus Heaps; 9:30 a.m. Wagon Tour, Landy Luther and Paulette Moss; Coastal Photo Walk with Debbie Hooper; 9:45 a.m., Hiking Tour with Denise Williams, Beach Walk with Brad Smith; 10:15 a.m., Birds of St. Vincent Walk with Erik Lovestrand, Beach Walk with Trish Petrie; 10:30 a.m., music with John Miick & Cletus Heaps; 11 a.m., Photographic Safari with Sue Bull, Wagon Tour with John Izetta and Debbie Hooper; 11:45 a.m. Hiking Tour with Denise Williams; noon, Music with John Miick & Cletus Heaps, Whooping Cranes and More talk by staff from St. Marks, Beach Walk with Trish Petrie; 12:15 p.m., Wagon Tour with Dave F. and Gloria Austin; 1 p.m., Photographic Safari with Sue Bull; 1:15 p.m., Hiking Tour with Denise Williams; Birds of St. Vincent Walk with Erik Lovestrand; 1:30 p.m. Wagon Tour with Landy Luther and Gloria Austin; Whooping Cranes and More talk with staff from St. Marks, Beach Walk with Brad Smith. The monthly spring tours on the island have been lling up quickly. All tours are on the second Wednesday of each month. The next island tour takes place on April 11 followed by the last spring tour on May 9. There will be no tours during the summer bugs and heat make the experience less than pleasant. The tour is free, but participants must make a reservation at www. stvincentfriends.com. Click on Island Tour Sign Up. There is a small charge for boat transportation to and from the island. Remember the island is primitive; bring every thing you need, including drinking water, and leave only your footprints behind. This monthly column is provided by the Supporters of St. Vincent Island National Wildlife Refuge. For more information and volunteer opportunities, visit www.stvincentfriends.com. LOIS SWOBODA | The TimesSouthern blue ag LOIS SWOBODA | The TimesA monarch caterpillar crawls on milkweed on Christmas Eve.Dont miss St. Vincents open house BIRDS-EYE VIEWFROM ST. VINCENT ISLAND Help wanted for butter y preservationSUBMITTED PHOTO | debbiehooper@joebay.com

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Thursday, March 22, 2011 CARRABELLE APALACHICOLA CARRABELLE APALACHICOLA SP O RTS www.apalachtimes.com APage 9SectionBy David AdlersteinTimes City Editor A Morgan Newell no-hitter and some steady hitting marked the Lady Seahawks varsity softball efforts over the past two weeks. On March 8 in Quincy, the Lady Seahawks outlasted Munroe in 10 innings, 3-2 after the two teams exchanged the lead ve times. The Lady Seahawks fell behind 1-0 in the bottom of the rst, but they tied it up in the top of the second after Vanessa Simmons whacked a double to score Newell. The Lady Seahawks went ahead 2-1 in the top of the third after Anna Lee doubled to score Morgan Mock. Munroe quickly tied it at 2-2, and it stayed that way until the top of the 10th when Gracyn Kirvin walked, and then Chena Segree singled to advance her to second. Kirvin, who led the team with two hits, went on to score after Munroes errant throws. Segree struck out eight as she threw strikes on 55 of her 84 pitches. She walked none over four innings, while Krista Martina fanned four over ve innings. The Lady Seahawks managed the win despite striking out 21 times against Munroes H. Corball. On March 9 at the Nest, Franklin County lost 7-5 in eight innings despite outhitting South Walton 11-5. The Lady Seahawks opened up a 3-0 lead in the rst, after Kirvin and Segree both singled, and then Newell whacked a home run. But South Walton got four runs in the top of the second, and two more in the fourth, to jump ahead 6-3. In the bottom of the fth, a Newell double and stolen base, and a single and stolen base by Aly Millender, set up a Newell score when Scout Segree whacked a single, with Millender able to also score on an errant throw. But that was all the scoring for the Lady Seahawks, who allowed one more run. Newell racked up three RBIs on two hits for Franklin County. Kirvin went 3for-3 and scored a run. On March 12 at Blountstown, the Lady Seahawks bats banged out a 13-2 victory. Chena Segree went 3-for-5 with two doubles and four RBIs, while Newell was 3-for-5 with a pair of RBIs. Segree also went the distance, striking out 10 and giving up only two hits. The following night at West Gadsden, Newell pitched a no-hitter as Franklin County defeated West Gadsden 12-0 No West Gadsden batter was able to locate Newells pitches during the game. She struck out seven and walked one over four innings. Lee had a strong game at the plate for Franklin County, going 2-3, driving in one and scoring two runs. She singled in the rst inning and doubled in the fourth inning. Franklin County ran wild on the basepaths, nishing with 11 steals. Hunter Shiver, Maddie Newell, and Christina Collins each had one stolen base and Newell and Lee each had four stolen bases. On Friday at home, the Lady Seahawks fell 10-0 to Liberty. Newell did her best to will Franklin County to a win with a three-hit game, getting a hit in each of her three at bats. She doubled in the fourth inning and singled in the second and sixth innings. Carley Sapp racked up three RBIs on two hits for Liberty. Sapp homered in the third inning and tripled in the fth inning. Segree showed good command, as she threw strikes on 71 of her 119 pitches. She struck out six and walked four for Franklin County. Liberty never trailed after scoring two runs in the third on a two-run home run by Sapp. Morgan Newell hurls no-hitter PHOTOS BY DAVID ADLERSTEIN | the TimesCatcher Aly Milllender gives pitcher Krista Martina a playful swat to help fasten her mask against Liberty County. Pitcher Chena Segree in action against Liberty County. Gracyn Kirvin bunts against Liberty County.

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Right across the street from the beach with wonderful views! This lot backs up to the back path too. Just three blocks to the center of the island. Buy a lot and build EXACTLY what you want!MLS# 246317..............$225,000 ST. GEOR G E IS LA ND ST. GEORGE ISLAND PLANTATION2nd tier lot in a great location, right on the beach access in Nicks Hole. Just across Leisure lane from state owned bayfront land best of both worlds!MLS#246524..............$95,000 ST. GEOR G E IS LA ND NEW LOW PRICE! BANK OWNED LOVELY HOME! NEW LISTING! NEW LISTING! SportsA10 | The Times Thursday, March 22, 2012By David Adlerstein653-8894 | @ApalachTimes Dadlerstein@star .com The Franklin County Seahawks have played .500 ball over the past two weeks, downing both East and West Gadsden, before falling to John Paul II and Wewahitchka. The team helmed by coach Mike Emerson and assistant Tim Wheeler now sports a 4-11-1 record as they prepare for Friday nights showdown at the Nest against archrival Port St. Joe. On March 12 at East Gadsden, the Seahawks won 6-3 in seven innings as junior Skyler Hutchinson and sophomore Logan McLeod each went 3-3 at the plate. East Gadsden jumped to an early 3-0 lead in the bottom of the rst, but the Seahawks scored four runs in the second on four consecutive singles, by junior Zach Howze, McLeod, senior Adrian Hendels and Hutchinson. Senior Austin Larkin then whacked an RBI double, followed by a single by sophomore James Newell that plated the fourth run. In the top of the third, the Seahawks added two more runs, on a double by senior Colton Sheridan, and singles by McLeod, Hutchinson and Larkin. Hendels gave up three runs in six innings of work, striking out eight. Senior closer Marcus Dalton put away the nal three outs to record the save. On March 13 in Greensboro, the visiting Franklin County Seahawks baseball team cruised to a 14-1 victory over the West Gadsden Panthers. On March 14 at The Nest, Newell racked up four RBIs on two hits but it wasnt enough to get past John Paul, as the Seahawks lost 10-6 in seven innings. The Seahawks jumped to a 3-0 lead in the bottom of the rst, on singles by Hutchinson and senior Brennan Walden, followed by a Newell double that scored them both. Daltons single advanced Newell, who later scored. John Paul got a run back in the top of the third, and then scored four in the fourth to jump to a 5-3 lead. They added three more in the top of the fth, and another in the top of the sixth.. In the bottom of the sixth, the Seahawks added a run, after Howze walked, advanced to second on an error, advanced on a passed ball and scored when junior Seth Rogers hit into a elders choice. John Paul added a 10th and nal run in the top of the seventh. Sheridan pitched just over four innings, striking out three and giving up six runs on seven hits. Walden came in to close, and struck out one as he gave up two runs on three hits. On Monday at the Nest, the Seahawks fell 8-4 to Wewahitchka in seven innings, banging out just two hits while holding Wewa to just four hits.Seahawks down East and West Gadsden PHOTOS BY DAVID ADLERSTEIN | The TimesSenior Austin Larkin scores against South Walton. Senior hurler Brennan Walden has been a workhorse on the mound, especially in the later innings.Carrabelle Speed Festival set for SaturdayAt their March 1 meeting, Carrabelle city commissioners voted unanimously to allow Blake Hutchinson to stage a third Carrabelle Speed Festival, at the Carrabelle-Thompson Airport this Saturday, March 24. Participants drive on an open runway giving them a full half mile of open throttle acceleration. In addition to the races, there will be a DJ and food vendors. Hutchison staged two successful festivals in July and Oct. 2011, attended by drivers from as far away as Texas and New York. City Attorney Dan Hartman told commissioners Hutchison has purchased $2 million of insurance for the event. Drivers pay $85 and passengers $25, with a $10 charge for spectators.Semi-pro football team in the worksA semi-professional football team is now being started in Franklin County. Organizer Nate Tatum is seeking coaches and players, age 18 and older, to take part in the team. Tatum plans to use the team name Sharks, reminiscent of the former Apalachicola High School teams, and the team colors of blue and gold. He is seeking an affiliation with the Florida Football Alliance at www.ffafootball.org Tatum hopes to form a team in Apalachicola made up of players from anywhere between Panama City and Tallahassee. All are welcome. As importantly, he needs the help of coaches, both a head coach and offensive and defensive coordinators. For more information, call (850) 899-0800 or Silverfox1029@yahoo.comSeahawks baseball Friday, March 23 vs. Port St. Joe 7 p.m. Thursday, March 29 @ Florida High 6:30 p.m. Friday, March 30 @ Port St. Joe 7 p.m.Lady Seahawks softball Thursday, March 22 @ Wakulla 6 p.m. Friday, March 23 vs. Port St. Joe 5/7 p.m. Tuesday, March 27 vs. West Gadsden 7 p.m. Friday, March 30 @ Port St. Joe Sports CALENDAR

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I am most proud of volunteer work which took me to Mississippi and Louisiana with food and supplies after Hurricane Katrina. My goal as a county commissioner is to keep the seafood industry healthy while at the same time creating other job opportunities to encourage our young people to stay in the county. Focusing on the quality and strength of our environment will open many job opportunities for one and all, in years to come. As a lifelong oysterman and shrimper, I am well aware of the challenges facing our Franklin County lifestyle. My grandfather owned and operated an oyster house in Carrabelle. My spare time is spent cast netting for mullet and oundering. I am presently employed by the City of Carrabelle as supervisor of roads and parks. Franklin County is my home. I want to work for a better Franklin County. For more information on my candidacy, please call 697-2899. Thank you. MASSEY from page A1 CARRABELLE CAT from page A1to Coast AM and Irelands Newstalk. He also authored Big Bird: Modern Sightings of Flying Monsters and co-authored with Nick Redfern Monsters of Texas. Hales also has been on MonsterQuest and has a bachelors degree in environmental science from the State University of New York in Buffalo with a minor in paleontology. He has taught zoology and acted as a nature guide and has investigated many reported sightings of unknown animals. The elder Marlowe has been featured on MonsterQuest, Is it True? Legend Hunters, Destination Truth, William Shatners Weird or What and Weird Travels. The team brought along trail cameras, bait and sticky traps designed to sample fur and provide DNA evidence of the cats identity. The feline center provided scat, urine and uid from a Florida panther in estrus to use as lures; unfortunately, Millers dog rolled in the scat, rendering it useless. Investigators also came armed with plaster casts of footprints of known cat species, obtained at Bear Creek for comparison with tracks found by investigators. Gerhard and Hales created a cutout of a black cat to photograph at the site of the original video captured by Carrabelles Larry Miller two years ago. The pair hoped to photograph the silhouette against the same background to get an idea of the size of the animal in the original footage. The teams goal is to capture the cat and identify it, and if it is nonnative, transport it to a safe home, Scott Marlowe said. If it is native, it will be released back into the swamp unharmed. Marlowe said he is certain one exotic cat, the jaguarundi, is present in Florida because he has collected veri ed footprints in Gadsden County. He said he has traps in place to capture a jaguarundi. The Tates Hell cat does not t the description of a jaguarundi. Marlowe theorizes the cat could be a black Florida panther, although biologists say black Florida panthers do not exist. On March 5, after the investigation, Marlowe said, Despite the foul weather, we were able to con rm the size of the animal shown in Larry Millers YouTube video with an experiment and determined that the cat was approximately the size of a Florida panther. We will be returning to the area to conduct more investigations as a result of our ndings. Hales and Gerhard had a slightly different take on the results of their experiment. We spent about three days in the vast terrain looking for tracks, scat and other spoor that would indicate a big cat might be present, Gerhard wrote in an online blog, Unfortunately, torrential rains and thunderstorms kept us in our tents for a large portion of the time, hindering our efforts considerably, though ultimately we did manage to reach two conclusions. First: We were able to reconstruct the only alleged video of the animal using a panther-sized replica. By visiting the exact location where the lm was shot, we were able to determine that the subject in the video stood only 13 tall well within the size range of a domestic cat. However, based on interviews with local hunters, in addition to a limited survey of the 80,000acre wilderness, we came away convinced that a large, elusive felid may indeed be present. Hales was a less speculative. He said he and Gerhard lmed the cutout of the cat at the spot where Miller claims to have lmed a 50pound black cat. To get the right angle, Hales climbed the tree where Miller had his deer stand. He said, based on comparing the photo with stills from the Miller lm, the cat was about 13 inches tall. He said the shape of the cat in Millers lm was also characteristic of a domestic cat rather than a wild species. Hales said the cat in the lm was a large house cat. Were probably not looking at anything unusual, he said, noting the expedition found no physical evidence of a big cat during their expedition. He said their search activities might have been hampered by the noise of Miller and Allen target shooting near the camp. Gerhard and Hales ndings echo the opinion of wildlife biologists who have examined the Miller video. Hales said he and Gerhard were impressed with the beauty of the swamp and plan to return. Allen said he witnessed Hales and Gerhards experiment and was unimpressed. He said that by measuring the distance between two pine saplings on one of Millers two original videos, he was able to calculate that the body of the cat is about 30 inches long and the tail another 24 inches long. He said the road has changed too much in the two years since Miller made his lm to allow Gerhard and Hales to make any comparison. Allen said he has personally seen both tawny and black big cats in Tates Hell. Scott Marlowe said he was a little disappointed they were unable to spot one of the cats this visit or obtain physical evidence. He said the latest expedition laid the groundwork to see if more investigation is necessary. However, on the way home after the safari, he and his son both said they sighted a black panther crossing State Route 471, just south of Webster. We spent the weekend searching up there and actually spot one when were almost home, he said. If we had been going any faster, we would have hit it. It ran right in front of my car. Its almost unbelievable. LEE HALES | Special to the TimesKen Gerhard holds a silhouette he used to determine the size of a cat lmed in Tates Hell in 2010.

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A12| The Times Thursday, March 22, 2012 CLASSIFIEDS See emeraldcoastjobs.com to nd a job at the intersection of both.Wouldnt you like a job that ful lls you both professionally and personally? With Monsters new ltering tools, you can quickly hone in on the job thats right for you. So visit emeraldcoastjobs.com and nd a job that makes everybody happy. 77274T IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE SECOND JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR FRANKLIN COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL ACTION CASE NO.: 19-2011-CA-000442 DEUTSCHE BANK TRUST COMPANY AMERICAS AS TRUSTEE RALI 2005QS9, Plaintiff, vs. CHESTER R. KRAWCZUK, et al, Defendant(s). NOTICE OF ACTION TO: CHESTER R. KRAWCZUK Last Known Address: 210 NE 1ST STREET CARRABELLE, FL 32322-2174 Current Address: Unknown ANY AND ALL UNKNOWN PARTIES CLAIMING BY, THROUGH, UNDER, AND AGAINST THE HEREIN NAMED INDIVIDUAL DEFENDANT(S) WHO ARE NOT KNOWN TO BE DEAD OR ALIVE, WHETHER SAID UNKNWN PARTIES MAY CLAIM AN INTEREST AS SPOUSES, HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES, OR OTHER CLAIMANTS Last Known Address: Unknown Current Address: Unknown YOU ARE NOTIFIED that an action to foreclose a mortgage on the following property in Franklin County, Florida: LOT 5, BLOCK B, RANGE 4, PICKETTS ADDITION TO THE CITY OF CARRABELLE, AS PER MAP OR PLAT THEREOF, RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 2, PAGE 20, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF FRANKLIN COUNTY, FLORIDA AND ALSO LOT 6, BLOCK 74 (B4), PICKETTS ADDITION TO THE CITY OF CARABELLE, AS PER MAP OR PLAT THEREOF, RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 2, PAGE 20, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF FRANKLIN COUNTY, FLORIDA. A/K/A 210 FIRST STREET, CARABELLE, FL 32322-1659 has been filed against you and you are required to serve a copy of your written defenses within 30 days after the first publication, if any, on Albertelli Law, Plaintiffs attorney, whose address is P.O. Box 23028, Tampa, FL 33623, and file the original with this Court either before service on Plaintiffs attorney, or immediately thereafter; otherwise, a default will be entered against you for the relief demanded in the Complaint or petition. This notice shall be published once a week for two consecutive weeks in the Apalachicola Times. WITNESS my hand and the seal of this court on this 7th day of March, 2012. MARCIA M. JOHNSON Clerk of the Circuit Court By: Terry Creamer Deputy Clerk Attorney for Plaintiff: ALBERTELLI LAW P.O. Box 23028 Tampa, FL 33623 **See the Americans with Disabilities Act: In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, persons needing special accommodation to participate in this proceeding should contact the Clerk of the Courts, Marcia M. Johnson, 33 Market Street, Suite 203, Apalachicola, FL 32320; telephone number (850) 653-8861, not later than seven (7) days prior to this proceeding. If you are hearing or voice impaired, please call (850) 577-4400. To file response please contact Franklin County Clerk of Court, 33 Market Street, Suite 203, Apalachicola, FL 32320, Tel: (850) 653-8861; Fax: (850) 653-9339. March 22, 29, 2012 86125 IN THE SECOND JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN FRANKLIN COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO. 09-490-CA CENTENNIAL BANK, as successor in interest to BAYSIDE SAVINGS BANK, Plaintiff, vs. JEREMY J. GLEATON, JR., and LUCIA ANN GLEATON, Defendants. NOTICE OF SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated February 27, 2012, and entered in Civil Action No. 09-490 CA of the Circuit Court of the Second Judicial Circuit in and for Franklin County, Florida, wherein the parties were the Plaintiff, CENTENNIAL BANK, as successor in interest to BAYSIDE SAVINGS BANK, and the Defendants, JEREMY J. GLEATON, JR., and LUCIA ANN GLEATON, I will sell to the highest and best bidder, for cash, at 11:00 a.m. (Eastern Time) on the 25th day of April, 2012, at the front steps of the Franklin County Courthouse, Apalachicola, Florida, the followingdescribed real property as set forth in said Final Judgment of Foreclosure: Lot 26 of PELICAN BEACH VILLAGE, according to the Plat thereof as recorded in Plat Book 5, Page(s) 12, of the Public Records of Franklin County, Florida, LESS AND EXCEPT any part of said land lying within any easement as shown on said plat. The successful bidder at the sale will be required to place the requisite state documentary stamps on the Certificate of Title. DATED this 28th day of February, 2012. Honorable MARCIA JOHNSON Clerk of the Court Franklin County, FL By: /s Michelle Maxwell As Deputy Clerk March 15, 22, 2012 86081T IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE SECOND JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR FRANKLIN COUNTY, FLORIDA CIRCUIT CIVIL DIVISION CASE NO.: 2010-000169-CA U.S. BANK NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, AS TRUSTEE OF THE LEHMAN BROTHERS SMALL BALANCE COMMERCIAL MORTGAGE PASSTHROUGH CERTIFICATES, 2006-1, Plaintiff, vs. JAMES P. KOURKOULIS; and COASTAL COMMUNITY BANK formerly known as Apalachicola State Bank, Defendants. RE-NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to the Agreed Final Summary Judgment of Foreclosure dated January 12, 2012, and Order Directing Clerk of Court to Reschedule Foreclosure Sale dated February 15, 2012, entered in Case No. Case No. 2010-000169-CA, in the Circuit Court of the 2nd Judicial Circuit in and for Franklin County, Florida, wherein U.S. BANK NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, AS TRUSTEE OF THE LEHMAN BROTHERS SMALL BALANCE COMMERCIAL MORTGAGE PASS-THROUGH CERTIFICATES, 2006-1, is the Plaintiff, and JAMES P. KOURKOULIS; and CENTENNIAL BANK, as successor in interest to, COASTAL COMMUNITY BANK formerly known as Apalachicola State Bank, are the Defendants, I will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash except as set forth hereinafter, on April 11, 2012, at 11:00 A.M., at the Second Floor Lobby of the Franklin County Courthouse, 33 Market Street, Apalachicola, Florida 32320, the following described property situated in Franklin County, as set forth in said Final Judgment, to wit: That piece, parcel or tract of land lying, being and situate within the corporation limits of Apalachicola, Franklin County, Florida and described as follows, to wit: To get a point of beginning, begin at a point on Market Street of said city, Fifty and one-half feet Northwest of the South corner of Lot Number Twenty (20) of Block E Second (2nd) Range of said city, which said point is located on Lot Number Nineteen (19) of said Block E Second (2nd) Range at a point where the same borders on Market Street just Nine and one-half feet Southeast of the line dividing Lots Eighteen (18) and Nineteen (19) of said Block and is also just Twenty and one half feet Northwest of a point where the line dividing Lots Nineteen (19) and Twenty (20) of said Block intersects or touches Market Street. Now from this point which is designated as a point of beginning, run directly across Lot Nineteen (19) of said Block North East at right angles to Market Street and parallel to Center Street Eighty feet, thence Northwest and parallel to Market Street Twenty Eight feet, thence run Southwest parallel to Center and directly across Lot Eighteen (18) Eighty feet to Market Street, thence run along Market Street and the front of the Block Southeast Twenty Eight feet to the place of beginning. Property Address: 75 Market Street, Apalachicola, FL32320 ANY PERSON CLAIMING AN INTEREST IN THE SURPLUS FROM THE SALE, IF ANY, OTHER THAN THE PROPERTY OWNER AS OF THE DATE OF THE LIS PENDENS, MUST FILE A CLAIM WITHIN 60 DAYS AFTER THE SALE. AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT (ADA) NOTICE *In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, if you are a person with a disability who needs a special accommodation to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. To request such accommodation, please contact the Court Administration Office within two (2) working days of the date the service is needed at 850-653-8861, Ext. 100. If hearing or voice impaired call (TDD) (800) 955-8771, or (800) 955-8770 (V), via Florida Relay Service. DATED THIS 24th day of February, 2012. MARCIA JOHNSON, CLERK of COURT, FRANKLIN COUNTY, FLORIDA By:/s/Terry Creamer Deputy Clerk March 15, 22, 2012 86139T NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE BY CLERK OF CIRCUIT COURT Notice is hereby given that the undersigned, MARCIA JOHNSON, Clerk of the Circuit Court of Franklin County, Florida, will on April 11, 2012, at 11:00 a.m. Eastern Time, at the Second Floor Lobby of the Franklin County Courthouse, 33 Market Street, in the city of Apalachicola, Florida, offer for sale, and sell at public outcry to the highest and best bidder, the following described real and personal property situated in Franklin County, Florida: EXHIBIT A PARCEL A: The following lots of KEOUGHS FIRST ADDITION, a subdivision of the City of Carrabelle in Franklin County, Florida, according to Plat Book 2, Page 20 of the Official Records of Franklin County, Florida, and the following lots of KEOUGHS SECOND ADDITION, a subdivision of the City of Carrabelle in Franklin County, Florida, according to Plat Book 2, Page 20 of the Official Records of Franklin County, Florida; Block 4 (172), Lots 2, 3, 4, and 5, inclusive, KEOUGHS SECOND ADDITION; Block 3 (173), Lots 1 thru 5, inclusive and 11 thru 15, inclusive, KEOUGHS SECOND ADDITION; Block 4 (179), Lots 7, 8, 9, and 10 KEOUGHS FIRST ADDITION; Block 6 (197), Lots 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, KEOUGHS FIRST ADDITION; Block 5 (198), Lots 1 thru 16, inclusive, KEOUGHS FIRST ADDITION; Block 51 (214), Lots 1 thru 16, inclusive, KEOUGHS SECOND ADDITION; Block 52 (215), Lots 1 thru 16, inclusive, KEOUGHS SECOND ADDITION; Block 53 (216), Lots 1 thru 16, inclusive, KEOUGHS SECOND ADDITION; Block 54 (217), Lots 1 thru 16, inclusive, KEOUGHS SECOND ADDITION; Block 73 (218), Lots 5 thru 12, inclusive, KEOUGHS SECOND ADDITION; Block 72 (219), Lots 1 thru 16, inclusive, KEOUGHS SECOND ADDITION; Block 71 (220), Lots 1 thru 16, inclusive, KEOUGHS SECOND ADDITION; Block 70 (221), Lots 1 thru 16, inclusive, KEOUGHS SECOND ADDITION; Block 69 (222), Lots 1 thru 16, inclusive, KEOUGHS SECOND ADDITION; Block 68 (223), Lots 1 thru 16, inclusive, KEOUGHS SECOND ADDITION; Block 67 (224), Lots 1 thru 16, inclusive, KEOUGHS SECOND ADDITION; Block 66 (225), Lots 1 thru 16, inclusive, KEOLIGHS SECOND ADDITION; Block 63 (228), Lots 1 thru 8, inclusive, KEOUGHS SECOND ADDITION; Block 62 (229), Lots 1 thru 10, inclusive and 13 thru 16, inclusive, KEOUGHS SECOND ADDITION; Block 57 (234), Lots 2, 3, 4, KEOUGHS SECOND ADDITION; Block 74 (237), Lots 1 thru 16, inclusive, KEOUGHS SECOND ADDITION; Block 75 (238), Lots 1 thru 16, inclusive, KEOUGHS SECOND ADDITION; Block 76 (239), Lots 1 thru 16, inclusive, KEOUGHS SECOND ADDITION; Block 77 (240), Lots 1 thru 16, inclusive, KEOUGHS SECOND ADDITION; Block 78 (241), Lots 1 thru 16, inclusive, KEOUGHS SECOND ADDITION; Block 79 (242), Lots 1 thru 16, inclusive, KEOUGHS SECOND ADDITION; Block 80 (243), Lots 1 thru 16, inclusive, KEOUGHS SECOND ADDITION; Block 81 (244), Lots 1 thru 16, inclusive, KEOUGHS SECOND ADDITION; Block 82 (245), Lots 1 thru 16, inclusive, KEOUGHS SECOND ADDITION; Block 111 (256), Lots 1 thru 12, inclusive, KEOUGHS SECOND ADDITION; Block 110 (257), Lots 1 thru 12, inclusive, KEOUGHS SECOND ADDITION; Block 109 (258), Lots 1 thru 12, inclusive, KEOUGHS SECOND ADDITION; Block 108 (259), Lots 1 thru 12, inclusive, KEOUGHS SECOND ADDITION; Block 107 (260), Lots 1 thru 12, inclusive, KEOUGHS SECOND ADDITION; Block 106 (261), Lots 1 thru 12, inclusive, KEOUGHS SECOND ADDITION; Block 105 (262), Lots 1 thru 12, inclusive, KEOUGHS SECOND ADDITION; Block 104 (263), Lots 1 thru 12, inclusive, KEOUGHS SECOND ADDITION; Block 103 (264), Lots 1 thru 12, inclusive, KEOUGHS SECOND ADDITION; Block 102 (265), Lots 1 thru 12, inclusive, KEOUGHS SECOND ADDITION; Block 101 (266), Lots 1 thru 12, inclusive, KEOUGHS SECOND ADDITION; Block 100 (267), Lots 1 thru 12, inclusive, KEOUGHS SECOND ADDITION; Block 99 (268), Lots 1 thru 12, inclusive, KEOUGHS SECOND ADDITION; Block 98 (269), Lots 1 thru 12, inclusive, KEOUGHS SECOND ADDITION; Block 97 (270), Lots I thru 6, inclusive, KEOUGHS SECOND ADDITION; Block 96 (271), Lots 1 thru 12, inclusive, KEOUGHS SECOND ADDITION; Block 95 (272), Lots 1 thru 12, inclusive, KEOUGHS SECOND ADDITION; AND PARCEL B: A parcel of land in the East half of Fractional Section 31, Township 8 South, Range 8 West, in Franklin County, Florida, described as follows: Begin at an iron pipe on the beach of St. George Sound 1250 feet West of the East Section line of Section 31, Township 8 South, Range 6 West, and run East along the beach a distance of 309 feet to an iron pipe, thence run North to the right-of-way of State Road No. 30 (old No. 10), thence run West along the South side of the right-of-way of State Road No. 30 a distance of 47 feet which is the place of beginning of the land to be described; continue to run West along the South side of the right-of-way of State Road No. 30 a distance of 84 feet, thence run South to the shore of St. George Sound, then run East along the shore of St. George Sound a distance of 84 feet, thence run North to the point of beginning. Being a parcel of land 84 feet wide along the South side of State Road No. 30 and extending back to the shoreline of St. George Sound. Together with all rights, easements, appurtenances, royalties. mineral rights, oil and gas rights, crops, timber, all diversion payments or third party payments made to crop producers, and all existing and future improvements, structures, fixtures, and replacements that may now, or at any time in the future, be part of the real estate described above (all referred to as Property). The term Property also includes, but is not limited to, any and all water wells, water, ditches, reservoirs, reservoir sites and dams located on the real estate and all riparian and water rights associated with the Property, however established. pursuant to the Partial Summary Judgment in Foreclosure as to Court II in a case pending in said Court, the style of which is: CENTENNIAL BANK, as successor in interest to Wakulla Bank, Plaintiff, vs. COX COASTAL DEVELOPMENT, LLC, a Florida limited Liability Company, PIERPOINT PROPERTIES, LLC, a Florida Limited Liability Company, RONALD L. COX, DANIEL W. HARTMAN, and CHARLES R. WEBB, II, Defendants. and the docket number of which is 11-000159-CA. Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the lis pendens must file a claim with the clerk of the court within 60 days after the sale. In accordance with the AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT, persons needing a special accommodation to participate in this proceeding should contact Stephen A. Pitre, Esquire, Post Office Box 13010, Pensacola, Florida 32591-3010 not later than seven days prior to the proceeding to ensure that reasonable accommodations are available. WITNESS my hand and the official seal of this

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CLASSIFIEDSThursday, March 22, 2012 The Times | A13 The News Herald offers a competitive bene t package including medical, dental, vision and life insurance, 401(k) plan, vacation and sick leave, and six paid holidays per year. (Part-time positions have 401(k) plan options). ADVERTISING SALES REPRESENTATIVESThe News Herald and the News Herald.com continue to expand. We are looking for highly motivated, energetic sales people. This is a unique opportunity to help build sales revenues and be a leading part of a progressive advertising sales team. The Sales Executive will be required to make sales calls, train and offer guidelines regarding pricing and packaging of all digital products and services. The ideal candidate must be a leader and have an innovative approach to client development and an understanding of how companies are using the internet to market their business. You must have a drive to win and a passion for consultative media sales. Available Positions: Territory Sales Representative Digital Sales RepresentativeRequired Skills Highly motivated and results driven Creative, conceptual and strategic thinker Professional and positive manner when working with clients and others Superior knowledge of Microsoft Of ce (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook) Outstanding record of achievement in current/past positions Superior professionalism, discretion, and judgment Strong work ethic and capacity to thrive in a team environment Effective time management and organization skills Excellent verbal and written communication skills Keen attention to detail The candidate with mobile and Yahoo! experience will have an edge Required Experience To be considered, you must have at least 3 years of sales experience, including 1-3 successful years in the area of outside sales and/or online media including internet ad sales. Experience working with media is preferred. The candidate must be highly analytical with meticulous attention to detail. 4-year college degree in advertising/marketing or equivalent experience.SALES/RETENTION CLERK We are seeking an eager part-time telephone sales clerk to sell and/or retain home delivery and single copy circulation. Essential duties include providing excellent customer service, pleasant telephone voice, and outbound dialing. Quali ed candidates will have general of ce experience, sales experience and computer skills. High School Diploma or equivalent is required and one year of customer service experience. This is a parttime position with hour pay, plus commission and bene ts.CUSTOMER SERVICE REPRESENTATIVEWe are seeking an ambitious part-time Customer Service Representative who will actively answer phones and participate in the everyday work and special projects. This position is the primary link between current and potential subscribers and the newspaper. You will handle general of ce work and maintain subscriber and non-subscriber database. Quali ed candidate will have a High School diploma or equivalent and one year of customer service experience. Candidate should have a basic understanding of of ce machines such as calculator, printers, fax machine, computer and internet skills and able to sit for 8 hour shifts. On time attendance during scheduled time is critical in this role as well as working some holidays and weekend shifts.Come by The News Herald at 501 W. 11th Street for an application or send a resume to resumes@ afreedom.com.Freedom Florida is a Drug-free workplace, EOETO APPLY: The News HeraldCareers St. George Island $160 week, Electric, Satellite, Garbage incl. Pool tble. 12 X 65 deck w/Beautiful view 850-653-5114 St. George Island 2Br, 1Ba, Ground floor, Satellite. 12 x 50 Deck. Only $250 per week. Call: 850-653-5114 Eastpointe-Carrabelle 1bd, 800sf, $322 bi-weekly, (or $644/mo) includes: all utilities, elec, water, Sat TV, W/D, stone FP, & central AC. Secluded, 1/2 mile from beach. 6 mo lease. 1st & security. 954-816-7004 Magnolia Bluff Bayfront Sunset view. Spacious 3 br, 2.5 bath, large family room, screened deck. All appliances including Washr/Dryer, water & trash paid Call 877-963-4321 sunsetplaceinfo@gmail.comText FL00702 to 56654 South of Hwy 98, 3bd, 1.5ba, $850/mo. 1st & last+dep. Call 850899-8401 or 653-8401 Text FL02133 to 56654 St. George Island-2 br, 1 ba, Canal view. All utilities incl. 6 mo to 1 yr lse. $1125 mo + $500 dep. Call 850-653-5441 St. George Island Bayview Large 1 br 1 ba All utilities incl. 6 mo to 1 yr lease. $725 mo + $500 dep. Call 850-653-5441 Seeking mature quiet female, furn, w/laundry, bathrm. Kitchen Pvlgs no smokers/ pets Ref. + dep $375 mo + util. 850-653-8664 lv msg. Lanark: RV space, private, 2 blocks from launch ramp, power, water, sewer, Dish TV included. $250/ month Call (850)576-4427 Text FL02155 to 56654 WALK TO THE BEACH318 Woodhill Rd. Carrabelle Beach 2 br, 2 ba, MH on 1 acre private lot. 1 mile inland. $550 per month. Please call 813-546-6987. References required.Text FL01629 to 56654 $37,000 5 Acres near Crystal Lake on Amos Hayes Rd, property has well septic and power pole. Current survey is available. About 1.5 acres of the property is cleared. 850-271-5761 and leave a message. Kohler Birthday BathTubCall: 850-251-1864 Carrabelle, Florida Polaris Ranger 20054x4 with 250 hours Call: 850-251-1864 TextFL 98560 to 55554 108 S. E. AVE. A CARRABELLE, FLORIDA 32322850-697-9604 850-323-0444 www.seacrestre.comwww. rst tness.com/carrabellePROPERTY MANAGEMENT AND RENTALSRENTALS2 BR 1BA, UNFURNISHED HOUSE Big Yard/Deep Water Dock .............................$650 1 BR RIVER CONDO, BOAT SLIP 3 Night Minimum .......................$105 PLUS DAILY 3 BR 1 BA FURNISHED HOUSE Monthly Rate, Carrabelle ................................$850 1 BR 1 BA UNFURNISHED APT Lanark, Remodeled, Includes Water ...............$475 2 BR 1 BA UNFURNISHED APT Lanark ............................................................$450 1 BR, SUN ROOM/DAYBED Furnished, Lanark ..........................................$450 3 BR 2 BA FURNISHED HOME On River, Boat Dock & Lift ............................$1000 2 BR 1 BA FURNISHED HOUSE On Bay ............................................................$900 3 BR 3 BA FURNISHED CONDO Downtown, 3 Night Minimum ....$105 PLUS DAILY OFFICE SPACE HWY 98 Frontage, Carrabelle ....$550 Plus Utilities Publishers NoticeAll real estate advertising in this newspaper is subject to the Fair Housing Act which makes it illegal to advertise any preference, limitation or discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, handicap, familial status or national origin, or an intention, to make any such preference, limitation or discrimination Familial status includes children under the age of 18 living with parents or legal custodians, pregnant women and people securing custody of children under 18. This newspaper will not knowingly accept any advertising for real estate which is in violation of the law. Our readers are hereby informed that all dwellings advertised in this newspaper are available on a equal opportunity basis. To complain of discrimination call HUD toll-free at 1-800-669-9777. The toll-free number for the hearing impaired is 1-800-927-9275. Furnished Loft Apt, in historic district. Cbl/wtr incl 1100sf high ceilings, Private entrance and deck. No smkg/ pets. $750 mo. + $750 dep. 850-653-3838 Lanark Village: Clean 2 bedroom, 1 bath, screened porch, AC Long term lease: 7 months min. $500 monthly + $350. security deposit, references required or wkly & wkend rental w/deposit Pets-will consider. Non smoking. 850-212-2063 Text FL98418 to 56654 Make More MoneyWoodmen of the World is seeking eld representatives in the Panama City area. Generous commission plus bonus opportunities and exceptional bene ts for those who qualify. Training and professional sales tools provided. Must be disciplined, professional and have the desire to help people. Contact the Panama City area of ce for Woodmen of the World Life Insurance Society, Omaha, Nebraska. Resumes to 2618 E 22nd Ct, Panama City, FL 32405 or call (850) 769-9212. NEEDS:Florida Licensed Stylist & Nail TechVery busy location with lots of walk-ins 50% Commission PT/FT Flexible Schedule Paul Mitchell Advanced Training Apply within @ 147 W. Hwy 98 Port St. Joe, Florida Food Svs/HospitalityWanted!!!Part time Housekeeper Wanted to join us at the Gibson Inn. Good attitude, references required. Apply in person at Gibson Inn team. 51 Avenue C HospitalityRESORT VACATION PROPERTIESAccepting applications for FT Front Desk Clerk. Office experience, computer skills & good customer service skills required. Great benefits, weekend work required. Apply in person 9-5 weekdays at 123 W Gulf Beach Dr St. George Island Logistics/TransportNow HiringCaptains and MatesRetail help needed. Commission based, flexible schedule, part time. Shipwright Wood Boat builder with experience. Call (850) 274-1321 or send email augusta.west@ammfl.org. Web ID#: 34201917 ATTEND COLLEGE ONLINE from Home Medical, Business, Criminal Justice Hospitality. Job placement assistance. Computer available. Financial Aid if qualified. SCHEV certified. Call 866-467-0054 www.CenturaOnline.com AIRLINES ARE HIRING -Train for hands on Aviation Career. FAA approved program. Financial aid if qualified -Job placement assistance. CALL Aviation Institute of Maintenance 877-206-9405 Food Svs/HospitalityPapa Joes Oyster Bar & GrillNow HiringAll Positions!!! Apply in person only Food Svs/HospitalityThe Water Street HotelIs recruiting hospitality minded people in key positions. Applicants should be well groomed, pleasant, computer savvy, willing to work a variety of shifts and positions, and be drug free. Resumes may be submitted to or applications obtained from the Hotel front desk. Competitive wages. EOE. Administrative/ClericalMEDICAL RECEPTIONISTExperienced receptionist needed for busy medical practice in Eastpoint, FL. Must be organized, have people skills and ability to multi-task. Computer experience a must. Health care and medical assisting certification is preferred. Please send resume to HRdepartment@nfmc.org or Fax (850) 298-6054. EOE/ DFWP/ M-F Web ID#: 34201747 Food Svs/Hospitality*Servers *Cooks Dishwashers *Bartenders *BussersBLUE PARROT Now HIRINGPlease apply in person between 9a-5pm 7 days a week@ Blue Parrot St. Georges Island Food Svs/Hospitality The Port Inn & Mainstay Suites are now accepting applicationsPT Desk Service Agent FT Room Attendant PT Breakfast AttendantWeekends and holidays are required. Dependability is a must! If you have an eye for detail and a passion for service, we want you! Please apply in person at the address below: Make beds, make friends, make money! Inquire about benefits package. EOE, DFWP The Port Inn 501 Monument Ave, PSJ 32456 Beautiful Bird Cage and 7 Finiches. 49 W by 47T with dome top. $125.00/ value $500.. 850-653-9555 Text FL00706 to 56654 East Point: 129 S Bayshore Dr. Fri & Sat 8am to ?Moving SaleFurniture, home accessories, clothes, tools and much more! Text FL02185 to 56654 Sweatmore Strawberry RanchOPEN MAR 22nd 8AM Weather Permitting Mon-Sat 8am-7pm Sunday 8am-5pm 850-722-4819 Looking for a place to go on Wetapo Creek in case of Hurricane. 32ft Catamaran at Port St. Joe. Would like to pay to reserve space. Call Jim Morpeth 706-566-1172 or email jmorpeth@aol.com Honorable Court this 29th day of February, 2012. MARCIA JOHNSON Clerk of the Circuit Court Franklin County, FL By: Michele Maxwell Deputy Clerk March 15, 22, 2012 Incorrect Insertion PolicyFor Classified In-column AdvertisersAll ads placed by phone are read back to the advertiser to insure correctness. The newspaper will assume correctness at the time of the read-back procedure unless otherwise informed. Please your ad. Advertisers are requested to check the advertisement on the first insertion for correctness. Errors should be reported immediately. Your Florida Freedom newspaper will not be responsible for more than one incorrect insertion, nor will it be liable for any error in advertisements to a greater extent than the cost of the space occupied by the error. Any copy change, during an ordered schedule constitutes a new ad and new charges. We do not guarantee position of ANY ad under any classification. Adopt: Broadway Actor & Kids Music Producer (Will stay-at-home) yearn for 1st baby(800) 552-0045 FLBar42311 *Expenses Paid* ENGAGEMENT ANNOUNCEMENT SHE SAID YES!!! Douglas Craig and Deborah Heiter became engaged on February 14, 2012. The wedding is October 20, 2012 at the Wildwood Country Club in Crawfordville, Florida.Text FL01573 to 56654 Prayer to the Virgin Mary (never known to fail). Oh most beautiful flower of Mt. Carmel, fruit wine splenderous of Heaven, Blessed Mother of the Son of God, Immaculate Virgin, assist me in my necessity. Oh Star of the Sea. Help me and show me herein you are my Mother. Oh Holy Mary, Mother of God, Queen of Heaven and Earth, I humbly beseech you from the bottom of my heart to succour me in my necessity. There is none that can withstand your power. Oh show me here you are my Mother. Oh Mary conceived without sin, pray for us who have recourse to Thee (3 times). Thank you for mercy towards me and mine. Amen. This prayer must be said for 3 consecutive days and after that the request will be granted and the prayer must be published. SKK These tiny ads sell, hire, rent and inform for thousands of families each week.Let a little Classified ad do a big job for you. 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Furnished, Appliances, HVAC & Water Heater like new. Carl King Ave. Listed by Janie Burke John Shelby, Broker 800-344-7570 850-927-4777 www.sgirealty.comMLS#245990$15,000 EastpointLAKES ON THE BLUFF FORECLOSUREGated subdivision off North Bayshore Drive, ideal location for a secluded home in this new subdivision with community pool, wooded lot with mature native vegetation, lot is irregular shaped, .46 of an acre, Bank owned. N O T I C E O F G E N E R A L E L E C T I O NI, Ken Detzner, Secretary of State of the State of Florida, do hereby give notice that a GENERAL ELECTION will be held in FRANKLIN County, State of Florida, on the SIXTH day of NOVEMBER, 2012, A.D., to ll or retain the following ofces: President and Vice-President United States Senator Representative in Congress State Attorney: Judicial Circuit 2 Public Defender: Judicial Circuit 2 State Senator State Representative Supreme Court: Retention of Three Justices First District Court of Appeal: Retention of Four Judges Circuit Judge, Second Judicial Circuit: Groups 1, 2, 3 and 12 Clerk of the Circuit Court Sheriff Property Appraiser Tax Collector Superintendent of Schools Supervisor of Elections County Court Judge: Group 1 School Board: Districts 1, 3 and 5 County Commissioner: Districts 1, 3 and 5 Franklin Soil and Water Conservation District: Groups 1, 3 and 5 NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARINGBOARD OF ADJUSTMENT CITY OF APALACHICOLA, FLORIDAThe Apalachicola Board of Adjustment will hold a Public Hearing on Thursday, March 29th, 2012 at 6:00 PM at City Hall, Community Center Meeting Room, 1 Bay Avenue, Apalachicola, Florida to address the following variance request and receive citizen comments relating to proposed new construction on the parcel listed below. A Special Meeting will immediately follow. The following variance request items will be discussed and considered: 1.Proposed new construction of a detached two car garage into the required 15 side setback from 18th Avenue on the parcel located at the corner of Fred Meyer Street and 18th Avenue (R-2 MultiFamily Residential), more specically described as 0.37 acre parcel located in Block 251. Applicant is requesting a 10 variance approval making the garage 5 side setback. The Apalachicola Land Development Code allows for such variances when special circumstances, conditions and/or undue hardships are determined. All interested parties are encouraged to attend and be heard with respect to this request. For further information, contact the Apalachicola Administrative and Community Development Ofce, 1 Avenue E, Apalachicola, Florida 850-653-9319. Special to the TimesElectronic permitting of water wells was an immediate success when the system went live on Jan. 4, 2012. That month, the Northwest Florida Water Management District received almost half its applications and a quarter of its completion reports online. The district has passed along direct savings of time and money through epermitting, said District Executive Director Doug Barr. The system so simpli es and expedites well-permitting that applications can now be completed and submitted from anywhere, 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Guy Gowens, director of the districts division of resource regulation said the new method is a marked improvement from the days when well-permitting, permit extensions and completion reports had to be hand-delivered or mailed to the district as hard copies and payments were limited to cash or check Clients can now process forms and pay online using credit, debit or electronic funds transfer. They can monitor their application status, notify the district of work starting, extend permits and submit completion reports anytime from anywhere, he said. In the rst three weeks of well e-permitting, 47 percent of applications and 23 percent of completion reports were submitted online. The district has averaged 6,500 well permits annually for ve years. It inspects all public supply wells and wells larger than six inches in diameter, which comprise about 20 percent of wells in the Panhandle. The district also licenses 151 water well contractors and has special oversight in potentially contaminated areas. Garlick dyes sponges for Macau hotelBy LOIS SWOBODA653-1819 | @ApalachTimes lswoboda@star .com Just in time for St. Patricks Day, local entrepreneur Jerry Garlick has taken on an unusual project. He has been hired by Design Solutions International in Dallas, Texas, to dye 6,000 sponges green. The sponges will be used to cover a 24-foot dome in Macau, a special administrative region of China, near Hong Kong. The dome also features lenses to create rainbows and electronic butter ies to light its interior. Garlick said he is using a combination of chrome green and Kelly green to color the sponges of several species to create a range of shades. Garlick colored the sea creatures in his workshop at home and transported them to the airport for boxing and shipping. He began the project Feb. 7 and shipped the last of the sponges March 7. Garlick now plans to create sponges in a rainbow of colors for sale at the Apalachicola Sponge Exchange. Steven Stefanou, owner of Design Solutions, said he is now experimenting with sponges as a medium for other projects. He said they found Garlick by doing and Internet search for natural sponges, and they have been very pleased with his work ethic and enthusiasm. Design Solutions is best known for creating custom, holiday dcor of monumental proportions including the annual Christmas display at Rockefeller Center in New York. Stefanou said the dome is being constructed in Texas and will be shipped complete to China for the grand opening of the Grande Praca hotel on May 1. Rooms at the MGM Grand hotel run as much as $681 per night. LOIS SWOBODA | The Times MARK PRITZL | NWFWMDWell drillers install a new well in Tates Hell.Water districts online well permitting a success