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By LOIS SWOBODA 653-1819 | @ ApalachTimes Lswoboda@star .com On Feb. 27, an Apalachicola icon changed hands. The Coombs House, purchased by Bill and Lynn Spohrer in 1990 and lovingly restored, is the grand old lady of the historic district. The grand dame sat in state welcoming visitors to town and acquired sisters over the years forming an inviting yellow oasis on U.S. 98. The house, built in 1905, was badly damaged by re in 1911. It sat deteriorating for decades. It would be dif cult to estimate the service this enormous restoration project has brought to the town and its economy. The inn at 80 Sixth St., which has 23 guest suites, all with private baths, was purchased for a combined $1.56 million by a special purpose entity, CHI Apalach LLC, said spokesman Ketan Vora. CHI is listed in state records as being managed by the Edgewater Valley Forge Fund, a limited partnership out of Doylestown, Penn. Vora also represents investors in a sister property, the WaterStreet Hotel, which was purchased June 20, 2013, by Apalachicola Properties LLC. CHI paid $1.46 million for the main Coombs House and the villas, including the 60-seat Camellia Hall. The adjacent Verandas Suites sold for another $98,400. CHI took out a mortgage of $1.17 million with Centennial Bank to nance the deal. Will the Coombs sale be the end of an era? Only time will tell. Spohrer said she had wanted to sell the property for some time and devote her talents to other pursuits. But the real estate market and perhaps her own tenaciousness prevented a deal from being closed. Then, last fall, tragedy struck. Her husband, Bill, retired from owning an air cargo company in Miami, took a fall while moving a misplaced trash container from the By LOIS SWOBODA 653-1819 | @ ApalachTimes Lswoboda@star .com On March 18, county commissioners voted to order William and Donna Nichols to cease construction of an in-ground cement swimming pool at their St. George Island home and have it removed from its encroachment. At the Feb. 18 county meeting, commissioners discussed a request for an after-the-fact variance to the county building code that would allow the pool to remain in place at 1080 E. Gulf Beach Drive in spite of its encroachment into the setback. The countys board of adjustment (BOA) had recommended the variance be granted. Commissioners were told the cost of relocating the pool would be covered by the surveyors liability insurance. In the course of that debate, commissioners were told the pool also encroached into the public right of way, as well as Nichols neighbors to the south. The commissioners voted unanimously to send the variance request back to the BOA, so it could address both encroachments. Last week, the BOA returned the request for variance with a recommendation to allow the pool to remain in place. We dont believe the current location poses any hazards or safety concerns for the general public, William Nichols told commissioners. We plan to build a four-foot privacy fence along the property line and around the pool and landscape it. LOIS SWOBODA | The Times By LOIS SWOBODA 653-1819 | @ ApalachTimes Lswoboda@star .com Apalachicola merchants are saying it was the biggest Artwalk ever. On Saturday, over 50 artists from Franklin County and beyond took part in the ninth annual Artwalk. The weather was ideal with blue skies and temperatures hovering at 70 degrees. The number of artists displaying their wares was down a bit from last year but the quality of work on display was excellent. Islanders ordered to cease pool construction Wines served at Artwalk Apalachicola Seafood Grill @ Peddlers Alley Landmark Chardonnay Cigar Zinfandel Bowery Station American Red Blend by Rosenblum Butter y Kiss Moscato Caf con Leche Catena La Consulta Malbec Santa Margherita Proseco Iras at the Gibson Inn Terlato Pinot Gris Tangley Oaks Sonoma merlot Caf Floridita Santa Margarita Pinot Grigio Malbec Dona Paula Estate Mendoza Tap Room Ballard Lane Chardonnay Ballard Lane Cabernet Up The Stairs Edna Valley Chardonnay Cline Zinfandel Downtown event walks the walk in Apalachicola ARTWALK WaterStreet investors buy Coombs House Inn See POOL A10 LOIS SWOBODA | The Times Apalachicola artist Marylou Athorn in her booth at Artwalk See COOMBS A5 By DAVID ADLERSTEIN 653-8894 | @ApalachTimes Dadlerstein@star .com Last week, a representative of the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission briefed county commissioners on how $6.3 million in recently announced federal oyster shery disaster funding would be spent. Jim Estes, deputy director of the FWCs division of marine sheries management, broke down the numbers to the satisfaction of the commissioners at their March 18 meeting. They quizzed him about different aspects of the proposed spending, and in his answers, Estes also smoothed over some troubled waters with the commissioners, who were roiled by a perception that Franklin County had been last to be asked if it had anything to add. This is not by any means nal, we want your input, said Estes. Weve always been able to work with FWC, said Chair Cheryl Sanders. It really concerns us at the time when we saw the bulletin that come out from the federal level. We needed better lines of communication. Estes replied, the lines of communication, thats on me. He said the draft recommendations for spending, which Gov. Scott announced in a Monday press release statewide, were hammered out with input from the local SMART oyster recovery team, as well as the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity, the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services and the Department of Environmental Protection. The next step is to get input from you, the legislative delegation and congressional leaders, he said. A lot of details have not been worked out. They (the US Department of Commerce) have pretty broad areas were allowed Fishery disaster funding explained See FUNDING A5 JIM ESTES See ARTWALK A5 Opinion . . . . . . A4 Society . . . . . . A6 Faith . . . . . . . A7 Outdoors . . . . . A8 Tide Chart . . . . . A8 Sports . . . . . . A9 Classi eds . . . A11-A13 VOL. 128 ISSUE 48 Celebrating our writers, A2 xxxxx Opinion A4 xxxxx xxxxx Thursday, March 27, 2014 50 WWW.APALACHTIMES.COM Phone: 850-653-8868 Web: apalachtimes.com E-mail: dadlerstein@star .com Fax: 850-653-8893 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 Sarah Mac Band to play Dixie Saturday Apalachicolas Dixie Theatre will close out its season at 8 p.m. Saturday night, March 29, as the Sarah Mac Band, considered the Dixie House Band, returns for their fth appearance. The band, which has garnered attention throughout the Southeast, also features Charlies intricate guitar work and Claires intriguing bass lines. Tickets are $25. For reservations, call the Dixie at 653-3200. Day of Ball at Kendrick Field Saturday The county will host its annual Day of Ball this Saturday, from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. at the Kendrick Sports Complex in Carrabelle. Admission is free, and the weekend opens with a 6 p.m. game on Friday, March 28. Come on out and give the kids your support. Twelve OClock High lm Saturday This Saturday, March 29, will be the showing in the Camp Gordon Johnston World War II Museum movie theatre at 10:15 a.m. of Twelve Oclock High, an American lm about aircrews in the U.S. Armys Eighth Air Force who ew daylight bombing missions against Nazi Germany and occupied France. Admission is by donation, and appreciated. Free popcorn will be served. Wandering Star quilt show this weekend The Wandering Star quilt show will be this Friday and Saturday, at Chillas Hall. Lunch will be served outside. Doors open at 9 a.m. both days.
Local A2 | The Times Thursday, March 27, 2014 By LOIS SWOBODA 653-1819 | @ ApalachTimes Lswoboda@star.com Scores of book lovers ocked to Apalachicola Saturday to meet with upand-coming authors and celebrate the new release of a historical study of ante bellum Apalachicola. On the sunny Saturday, the Fort Coombs Armory was alight with a different kind of radiance, the glow of nimble and creative minds and pens. About 40 authors gath ered to share the fruit of their quills and word pro cessors. Dale Julian, own er of Downtown Books in Apalachicola, facilitated the sale of books for the visiting authors. You deserve a great big pat on the back for what was by any measure a success ful event, Julian wrote to Apalachicola librarian Caty Greene, who organized the third annual Authors in Apalach event. Despite the usual glitches, it looked pretty seamless from the user end. Julian said she sold 150 books, including 52 cop ies of Apalachicola Before 1861 for a total of just over $2,500. Of these sales, she said all but $100 went back out to the authors and to the library. These gures do not in clude books sold by individ ual authors at their tables, Julian wrote. A new edition of Apala chicola Before 1861, the 1966 doctoral dissertation by retired Ole Miss history professor Harry P. Owens, has been published by the Apalachicola Municipal Li brary under the guidance of Greene with help from editor and retired journal ist Sue Cronkite. The highlight of Satur days event was a panel dis cussion about Apalachicola history featuring Owen, Ranger Mike Kinnett, of the Orman House State Historic Site, local historian Mark Curenton and retired Florida State University history professor William Warren Rogers, author of the beloved Outposts on the Gulf, the denitive his tory of Apalachicola and St. George Island. Kinnett opened the dis cussion with a humorous account of his work as a do cent at Orman House. I stand on the shoulders of giants, he said, indicat ing Rogers and Owens and Curenton, who he described as the keeper of the history of Apalachicola. Kinnett was followed by Rogers, who was witty and delightful. You have to have people and a setting before you can have a civilization, he said. The river meant everything here. The river gave birth to the city. He said in addition to being notorious as a Sod om and Gomorrah, Apala chicola is the prettiest place Ive ever seen. He went on to describe colorful characters from the past and present. I never met anybody from Apala chicola who wasnt a real character. It has the best, funniest, most cantanker ous people, Rogers said. Owens praised Rogers, his former professor, who he said was instrumental in me being here today. You fall in love with this place, he said. And its the only town Ive ever seen where you can ride your golf cart all over. Thats worth a lot! Currenton rounded off the panel with a brief his tory of the Armory and an overview of upgrades the county commission has planned for the historic structure. Owens received a key to the city in apprecia tion for his scholarship, and Rogers received a framed sunset photograph by Ed Tiley of the Cape St George Lighthouse. A variety of other panel discussions took place dur ing the authors event. Sharman Burson Ramsey, who has authored several books, most re cently Swimming with Serpents, led a discussion of research for historical ction. Eastpoint author Dawn Radford and Ron Harris of Apalachicola, who recently released his rst book, The Ruby Sea Glass, were on a panel discussing landscape as a backdrop for ction. Charles Farley, author of several locally placed mystery novels, and Dale Cox of Two Egg, who has written extensively on Panhandle history, joined the discussion. Veteran youth authors Leslee Horner, Susan Womble and Adrian Fogelin were joined by local educa tor Lydia Countryman in a dialogue on reaching out to young readers. The authors with works available for sale hailed from a variety of backgrounds. Ellen Ashdown of St. George Island, author of Living with the Dead, a series of stories set in a Tal lahassee cemetery, is a re tired professor of dance. Grammy-nominated songwriter Lathan Hudson was a Nashville xture for decades. Prolic author Rhett DeVane, a dental hygien ist, described herself as a mostly a Southern author. She has penned works for middle grade students, Elsbeth and Sim Tales from the Emerald Moun tains, Evenings on Dark Island and the Hooch series set in her home town of Chattahoochee. Leslee Horner, who is fascinated with all things paranormal, is a mom of two and a former teacher. Her rst book, Summer of Stars, is the beginning of a series about a 15-year old girl who begins remember ing past lives. Susan Womble, also a teacher, authored The Big Wheel, a futuristic tale that tackles the touchy sub ject of human trafcking. She also penned the awardwinning middle grade book, Newts World: Beginnings, the rst in a series about a wheelchair-bound hacker named Newt Willis. Vickie Spray, in addi tion to being a teacher, is a spiritual counselor. Her novel, Rose Painted Wa ters, deals with a girl who becomes a Weeki Wachee mermaid. Of course, Apalachicola author Willoughby Marshall is an architect. Two retired scientists were at the event, wife and husband Diane Hartle and James Hargrove, who re side on St. George Island. A retired biochemical nutritionist, Hargrove has written a popular new ac count of the life of early Franklin County entrepre neur William Popham, The Oyster King. He has also released an account of his fathers experiences as a World War II pilot, Hells Angels Bombardier. Under the umbrella of Hargroves publishing com pany, Hartle, a retired car diovascular neuropharma cologist, has released two books on nutrition for con sumers, dealing with mus cadines and pecans. She said the books are an effort to make detailed nutritional proles of these local crops Coupon Expir es: 4-15-14 CODE: AP00 4516198 Owens and Rogers wow Apalachicola audience PHOTOS BY DAVID ADLER ST EIN AND L O I S SWOBO DA | The Times LEFT: Profs. Harry Owens, left, and William Warren Rogers chat at Friday nights party at the library for guest authors. CENTER: This table of books for middle school students features, from left, Leslee Horner (Summer of Stars), Susan Womble (The Big Wheel and her Newts World series) and Vickie Spray (Rose Colored Waters) Standing behind is Roberta Burton, a spiritual counselor from Tallahassee. RIGHT: Rhett DeVane has written a broad assortment of works. See OWENS A14
The Times | A3 Thursday, March 27, 2014 P U B L I C NO T I C E T h e C i t y C o mm i s s i o n o f t h e C i t y o f C a r r a be l l e w i l l m e e t i n r e g u l a r s e s s i o n o n T h u r sd a y A pr i l 3 2 0 1 4 a t a p pr o x i ma t e ly 6 :0 0 p m o r a s so o n a s c a n be h e a r d i n t h e C i t y o f C a r r a be l l e C o mm i s s i o n C h a m be r s l oc a t e d a t 1 0 0 1 G r a y A v e C a r r a be l l e F L ( 8 5 0 ) 6 9 7 2 7 2 7 t o c o n s i d e r t h e f o l l o w i n g i n a cc o r d a n c e w i t h O r d i n a n c e N o 4 4 3 C o n s e n t o f U s e f o r t h e Consum p t i on a nd S a l e o f A l coh o l : 1 A l l o w i n g a t e m p o r a r y be e r a n d w i n e pe r m i t f o r t h e B i g B e n d S a l t W a t e r C l a s s i c o n J u n e 1 2 t h t h r u 1 5 t h a t 1 0 0 0 S W A v e A ( T h e M o o r i n g s ) A l l i n t e r e s t e d p a r t i e s a r e i n v i t e d t o a t t e n d t h e pu b l ic he a r i ng o n this m at t e r F u r the r i n f o r m ati o n c o nc e r ni ng the p r op os e d a m e n dm e nt c a n b e o b t a i n e d f r o m t h e C i t y C l e r k a t C i t y H a l l a t 1 0 0 1 G r a y A v e n u e C a r r a be l l e F l o r i d a 3 2 3 2 2 o r b y c a l l i n g ( 8 5 0 ) 6 9 7 2 7 2 7 be t w e e n t h e h o u r s o f 8 :0 0 A .M a nd 4 : 3 0 P .M Mond a y t hr o ug h F r i d a y e x cl u d i n g h ol ida y s I f a n i n d i v i d ua l d e c i d e s t o a p pe a l a n y d e c i s i o n ma d e b y t h e C i t y C o mm i s s i o n w i t h r e s pe c t t o t h i s m e e t i n g a v e r b a t i m t r a n s cr i p t ma y be r e q u i r e d I f so t h e i n d i v i d ua l s h o u l d ma k e pr o v i s i o n f o r a t r a n s cr i p t t o be ma d e a t t h e m e e t i n g ( R E : F l o r i d a S t a t u t e 2 8 6 0 1 0 5 ) P u r s ua n t t o t h e pr o v i s i o n s o f t h e A me r i c a n s wit h D i s a bi l it i e s A c t a n y p e r s o n r e q u i r i n g s p e cia l ac c o m mo da t i o n t o p a r t i ci p a t e i n t h i s m e e t i n g i s a s k e d t o a d v i s e t h e c i t y a t l e a s t 4 8 hou r s b ef o r e the m e e ti ng b y c o nt a c ti ng K e is h a S m i t h a t t h e a b o v e a d d r e s s o r ph o n e n u m be r W i l b u r n Me s s e r M a y o r At t e s t : K e i s h a Me s s e r C i t y C l e r k P u b l i s h M a r ch 2 7 2 0 1 4 By LOIS SWOBODA 653-1819 | @ ApalachTimes Lswoboda@star.com Sometime during the predawn hours of March 17, the White Eagle Res taurant was robbed of several thousand dollars worth of electronics. The restaurant, located at the Sportsmans Lodge, 99 North Bayshore Ave. in Easpoint, is open only for occasional, noncommer cial, special events, includ ing weddings. Owner Bob Allen said a video camera, speakers, a surround sound system and a 60-inch at-screen television were taken. He said the equipment is used to record weddings and display videos during wed ding parties. Allen said he was forced to postpone two weddings because of the burglary. He said the equip ment was not insured. The break-in was dis covered by David Allen, who is employed by Bob Allen but not related to him. David Allen said he found both the door to a laundry room and the front door of the restaurant open during his regular rounds on that Monday morning. At some point, a dead bolt lock leading into the restaurant from the laundry room had been turned around so the latch to open the lock by hand was on the outside of the door. The thieves appear to have entered and ex ited with the equipment through that door. They might have altered the lock or it may have been changed by some tenants who occupied a room in the building. Bob Allen said he be lieves the thieves were fa miliar with the restaurant and its contents as well as the daily routine of employ ees. The thieves removed the equipment from two wooden cases in which it had been installed. Detective Brett John son, from the Franklin County Sheriffs Ofce, said he ran a search of Florida pawnshops for the equipment without positive results. He said the search was hampered by the fact the make and model of the television are not known. He said investigators have followed through on two tips, including one in volving a juvenile, both of which were dead ends. Law Enforcement The following report is provided by the Franklin County Sheriffs Ofce. Arrests listed were made by ofcers from the Apalachicola Police Department and the Franklin County Sheriffs Ofce. All defendants are to be considered innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. MARCH 18 Howard N. Martin, 35, Carrabelle, introduction of contraband into a correctional facility (FCSO) Cody F. Harrell, 22, Eastpoint, violation of probation (FCSO) Dana D. Aponte, 38, Eastpoint, Orange County warrant for withholding child support (FCSO) Amber N. Vinson, 27, Eastpoint, violation of probation (FCSO) MARCH 20 Douglas E. Matthews, 31, Apalachicola, violation of probation (APD) Kayla S. Pratt, 24, Panama City, failure to appear (FCSO) Vonte K. Ervin, 18, Crawfordville, possession of cannabis and possession of paraphernalia (FCSO) MARCH 21 Dedra Ray, 42, Apalachicola, violation of probation (FCSO) Robert G. Culver, 38, Eastpoint, driving while license suspended or revoked (FCSO) MARCH 24 Jamie L. Shiver, 28, Eastpoint, failure to appear (FCSO) Chloe K. Wood, 24, Tallahassee, violation of probation (FCSO) Arrest REPORT T WELVE O C LOCK H IGH FIL M SATURDAY This Saturday, March 29, will be the showing in the Camp Gordon Johnston World War II Museum movie theatre at 1015 Hours of Twelve Oclock High, an American war lm about aircrews in the U.S. Armys Eighth Air Force who ew daylight bombing missions against Nazi Germany and occupied France. This gritty World War II action drama starring Gregory Peck, Best Supporting Actor Academy Award winner Dean Jagger, Hugh Marlow, Gary Merrill and Millard Mitchell and is seen as one of the most realistic portrayals of the heroics and perils of war. Admission for the 10:15 a.m. is by donation and appreciated. This lm is one in a series shown monthly to educate our visitors on the sacrices made, for us, by our World War II generation. Free popcorn will be served.H ELP TRAN S PORT HO M ELE SS PET S Franklin County has a seemingly endless supply of homeless animals, and as a small, rural county it is impossible for this community to absorb all the animals that come through doors of the humane society. More and more the adoption center is transferring, then transporting, our animals to other agencies in more populated areas where they will be adopted more quickly than here. This practice is critical in keeping space available for new intakes and reducing the amount of time an animal spends in the shelter. A typical transport includes eight to 12 animals that are traveling three to four hours away to meet a different transport that will take them to their destination. Typically, we are on the road every other week but with spring here and animals ooding into the shelter, we foresee weekly transports. We are in need of drivers! We provide the vehicle (an SUV), gas and directions; you provide the time. This is a great volunteer opportunity and one that doesnt require an ongoing commitment. Call 6708417 for more information.G UARDIAN AD L ITE M TRAINING Guardian ad Litems are citizens who volunteer to represent children before the court, social service agencies and the community. Volunteers are trained and supervised by program staff, including attorneys. On average, Guardians devote eight to 10 hours a month to their cases acting as courtroom and community advocates and gathering information. To become a Guardian, you must be at least 19 years old and successfully complete a criminal background screening and the pre-service training program that is completed with in your community. The training consists of a combination of online materials and in classroom education. The training prepares you to be an advocate and a voice for the child. If interested or more information, call to schedule an interview. The next Franklin County training is scheduled for Monday, May 19, and Tuesday, May 20, from 4-8 p.m. at the Eastpoint Church of God. For information, contact Sara Blumenthal, Second Circuit Guardian ad Litem Volunteer Recruiter at 606-1213 or 445-1121 or visit www.gal2.org. News BRIEFSLOI S S WOBODA | The Times The cabinet from which a 60-inch at-screen television and speakers were removed.Electronics stolen from White Eagle Restaurant
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Circulation: 1-800-345-8688 Formerly The Apalachicola Times OPINION www.apalachtimes.com Thursday, March 27, 2014 A Section Special to The Times With support from the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, nine Florida companies reported more than $25 million in sales of seafood products at the threeday Seafood Expo North America last week. Floridas seafood is second to none, and thats why buyers across the country and the globe choose our products for their stores and restaurants, Commissioner of Agriculture Adam Putnam said. Were proud to help bring Florida companies to the expo, where they can showcase their delicious products. The event, formerly known as the International Boston Seafood Show, hosted Apalachicolas Water Street Seafood and Port St. Joes Woods Fisheries, as well as Ariel Seafoods, Destin; Frenchys Stone Crab Company, Palm Harbor; Rods Seafood, Pierson; Shaws Southern Belle Frozen Foods, Jacksonville; Southeastern SeaProducts, Melbourne; Stokes Fish Company, Leesburg; and Sun Shrimp, Fort Myers. On display were snapper, grouper, king mackerel, Spanish mackerel, spiny lobster, stone crab claws, farmraised shrimp, farmraised clams, blue crab and wild-caught shrimp. Chef Justin Timineri, Floridas culinary ambassador, cooked and offered samples, including fresh Florida frog legs, to interested buyers. The department works with Florida seafood companies to bring their products to the expo, the largest seafood show in North America, hosting more than 1,000 exhibitors and 19,000 buyers from 100 countries around the globe. Florida ranks among the top 12 states for fresh seafood production. Florida shermen harvest more than 100 million pounds of seafood annually, including all of the nations spiny lobster, 97 percent of stone crabs and 84 percent of grouper, pompano, mullet, pink shrimp and Spanish mackerel. More than 85 different varieties of seafood are harvested in Florida. CORRECTION In the lead story in the Times March 20 issue (Jury: Drunk driving killed Hawkins), the location where the deadly April 17, 2012, crash occurred was incorrect. It should have been reported that the 2001 Jeep Grand Cherokee spun out of control on U.S. 98 about 1.6 miles west of Lake Morality Road and about 0.8 miles east of the city of Carrabelle. Widow of WWII veteran embarrassed I am concerned that American veterans were insulted earlier this month during the Camp Gordon Johnston celebration on Friday night, March 7. I am 86 years old and have worked as a volunteer at the Camp Gordon Johnston Museum for over 10 years. Every year, Camp Gordon Johnston American Legion Post 82 hosts a dinner and mixer for the visiting veterans, their families and members of the ladies auxiliary the evening before the parade. Every year, I attend the reunion. I worked all day that Friday at the museum, left the museum after 4 p.m., laid down for a few minutes to rest and then went to the Legion at a quarter to six. The party started at 6 p.m. I sat down at a table that has always been reserved for our party, Mary Britz, Doris Johnson and myself. There was already a big sign that said it was reserved. Nobody was there yet for our table but me. I went into the bar and bought a Coke. The bar was full. I got my Coke, and I went back to the table. All of a sudden, Tommy Larsen, the post commander, comes up to me and says, Are you a member of the ladies auxiliary here? I said no and he said, Well, you cant stay here. He was terrible. He told me two or three times, You have to leave here now. Nobody else was in the room. It used to be all of the guys come to the Legion on that Friday night. Every year, Mary and I went together and sat at that table. For many years, nothing was ever said about that. Now, they posted a sign outside saying that the post was not open to the public. When I got home, I didnt know what to do. I was dumbfounded. My husband of 63 years, Buddy, who was a World War II Marine veteran and a paid-up member of Legion Post 82, died in January. My neighbor, Wallace Giddens, went to the Legion post to ask Mr. Larsen to apologize, but he said he would not apologize. He said he was not sorry. The only time I go to the Legion post is every year when they have the reunion. Im never going to the Legion again. It was so embarrassing. That was like disgracing all of the veterans who were there that night. Mary Staff Lanark Village Shame stems from violating standards of decency Your March 13 issue has an editorial page column (Page A4 We need rational sex laws) with no authors name. I believe it should be the policy of the newspaper to accurately attribute editorial contributions to the names of actual people. The Florida Action Committee (FAC) organization from which you sourced this column has some very good points regarding the fear surrounding child abductions by strangers since they are so rare. The point about the low recidivism rate was also informative and was a surprise to me. However, the FAC position that by serving their sentences, criminals have paid for their crimes is a longstanding, and totally bogus, claim. All the criminal has done is served the punishment declared by legislatures. The victim may have suffered irreversible loss. Restitution might be impossible. We should not feel too sorry for those who suffer a lifetime of shame because of their violation of common standards of human decency. Tom Stover Eastpoint Letters to the EDITOR New mortgage rules will protect against risky loans Good news for people shopping for a mortgage and for current homeowners facing foreclosure because they can no longer afford their home loan: New mortgage regulations drafted by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau recently took effect and they provide a slew of new rights and protections for consumers. One of the cornerstones of the new mortgage rules is that lenders now are required to evaluate whether borrowers can afford to repay a mortgage over the long term that is, after the initial teaser rate has expired. Otherwise, the loan wont be considered whats now referred to as a quali ed mortgage. Quali ed mortgages are designed to help protect consumers from the kinds of risky loans that brought the housing market to its knees back in 2008. But obtaining that designation is also important to lenders because it will help protect them from lawsuits by borrowers who later prove unable to pay off their loans. Under the new abilityto-pay rules, lenders now must assess and document multiple components of the borrowers nancial state before offering a mortgage, including the borrowers income, savings and other assets, debt, employment status and credit history, as well as other anticipated mortgage-related costs. Quali ed mortgages must meet the following guidelines: The term can't be longer than 30 years. Interest-only, negative amortization and balloon-payment loans aren't allowed. Loans over $100,000 can't have upfront points and fees that exceed 3 percent of the total loan amount. If the loan has an adjustable interest rate, the lender must ensure that the borrower quali es at the fully indexed rate (the highest rate to which it might climb), versus the initial teaser rate. Generally, borrowers must have a total monthly debt-to-income ratio of 43 percent or less. Loans that are eligible to be bought, guaranteed or insured by government agencies like Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac and the Federal Housing Administration are considered quali ed mortgages until at least 2021, even if they don't meet all QM requirements. Lenders may still issue mortgages that arent quali ed, provided they reasonably believe borrowers can repay and have documentation to back up that assessment. New, tougher regulations also apply to mortgage servicers the companies responsible for collecting payments and managing customer service for the loan owners. For example, they now must: Send borrowers clear monthly statements that show how payments are being credited, including a breakdown of payments by principal, interest, fees and escrow. Fix mistakes and respond to borrower inquiries promptly. Credit payments on the date received. Provide early notice to borrowers with adjustable-rate mortgages when their rate is about to change. Contact most borrowers by the time they are 36 days late with their payment. Inform borrowers who fall behind on mortgage payments of all available alternatives to foreclosure (e.g., payment deferment or loan modi cation). With limited exceptions, mortgage servicers now cannot: initiate foreclosures until borrowers are more than 120 days delinquent (allowing time to apply for a loan modi cation or other alternative); start foreclosure proceedings while also working with a homeowner who has already submitted a complete application for help; or hold a foreclosure sale until all other alternatives have been considered. For more details on the new mortgage rules, visit www.consumer nance. gov/mortgage. Bottom line: You should never enter into a mortgage (or other loan) you cant understand or afford. But its nice to know that stronger regulations are now in place to help prevent another housing meltdown. Jason Alderman directs Visas nancial education programs. To participate in a free, online Financial Literacy and Education Summit on April 2, 2014, go to www.practicalmoneyskills. com/summit201 4 JASON ALDERMAN Quali ed mortgages are designed to help protect consumers from the kinds of risky loans that brought the housing market to its knees back in 2008. But obtaining that designation is also important to lenders because it will help protect them from lawsuits by borrowers who later prove unable to pay off their loans. SPECIAL TO THE TIMES Steve Rash, from Water Street Seafood, at Seafood Expo North America. Expo generates $25 million in Florida seafood sales Page 4 Like us on THE APALACHICOLA TIMES
Local The Times | A5 Thursday, March 27, 2014 Visiting artists included Jean Marie McDonnell, of Daphne, Ala.; Linda Rabon of Havana, Marta Elam Dorton of Lexington, Ky., and Denise Callaghan of Ontario, Canada, who said she traveled here speci cally for the event. Local galleries put their best face forward for the swarm of visitors. The Cotton Exchange hosted demonstrations and exhibited work by local painters Lynn Spohrer, Susan Richardson, Ed Springer and Pam Corcoran. New this year were awards for best in show in the divisions of ne art, pop art and photography. Entries were judged by three anonymous volunteers who visited booths and galleries. In ne arts, rst place went to Apalachicolas Richardson, who works in oils. Second was taken by water colorist Cassie Tucker of Wakulla County. Apalachicolas Spohrer received an honorable mention. The top award for pop art went to basket weaver Rabon. Second was taken by ceramic sculptor Ann Eason of Cape San Blas. Sue Ellen McMillan won an honorable mention for her multimedia paintings using pottery shards, broken jewelry and personal keepsakes of all kinds. Two Apalachicola artists led the eld in photography. Richard Bickel took rst for his stunning portrayals of the people of the Apalachicola Bay and more exotic locales. Lane Autrey took second for her photos capturing natural beauty. Charlie Sawyer of Tallahassee won an honorable mention. Anita Grove, director of the Apalachicola Bay Chamber of Commerce and Artwalk organizer, said judging the art was a late addition to the event and she will work to re ne the process over the next year. The crowd grew until parking was at a premium and hundreds of visitors wandered from booth to gallery to shop. In the afternoon, the second phase of Artwalk began at 2 p.m. when 17 restaurants and bistros opened their doors for an open-air wine tasting and many offered special dishes in honor of the occasion. Several of the venues featured live music. Grove said about 250 people paid to sample wine. Dale Julian of Downtown Books said she had an extremely busy day on Saturday. She hosted a book signing for author Scott Marlowe in addition to welcoming three artists to her sidewalk. At one point we had 200 people in here, said Carrie Hall, of Up the Stairs. Artist Carole Jayne said Artemis Gallery was packed throughout the afternoon. She said two customers who visited Saturday returned Sunday morning to buy paintings. The day brought us a tremendous amount of traf c, said Leslie Coon of the Bowery Gallery. We had three artists working outside in addition to our standing exhibit. I think it was a good thing that the art was more spread out this year. It encouraged people to walk all over the downtown area. Spohrers property at the corner of Water Street and Avenue E. He hit his head on a concrete container. His condition was grave. Just before Christmas, Lynn brought him home from the hospital, believing she might be about to devote years to his recovery. At about the same time, she noticed strangers walking around the Coombs House. Negotiations began with the help of the Susan Bassett real estate team of Bassett, Shelley Shepard and Jerry Thompson. It seemed like the answer to a number of problems she was facing. The Spohrers received a letter of intent over the holidays. They moved with good speed. Bassett said, praising Lynn Spohrers efforts at marketing the Coombs. There was major interest, Bassett said. She had done such a beautiful job of presentation and marketing. The deal was closed in eight weeks. Lynn Spohrer looks back with nostalgia on her restoration work in Apalachicola. We bought our rst house here, on the island, in 1982. We still own it. In 1990, we bought the two worst buildings in town. The Coombs House and the Cotton Exchange on Water Street. There wasnt much going on here then. We thought this is a town, like Savannah and Mobile. It just needed somebody to start. We saw the potential charm. We thought this is a town they havent ruined yet. The Spohrers purchased the Coombs House for $110,000 after three years of negotiations. Then the real work began. The structure took two years to restore. There was no plumbing, electricity, air-conditioning or heat, only a small galleystyle kitchen and one original bathroom. Most of the windows were boarded up and one entered via a board leaned against the wall. An internationally known designer of luxury resorts, Lynn put her special branding on restoring the house while attempting to use whatever existing architectural assets were salvageable. She said she initially envisioned the project more as a hobby than a hands-on business. In the end, the Spohrers acquired adjacent properties and expanded the inn to its current size, 46 double-occupancy rooms. Today, the inn has been praised in reviews by newspapers including the Tallahassee Democrat, Atlanta Journal Constitution, Miami Herald and New York Times. Country Inns Magazine gave it an award for Affordable Luxury, Travel and Leisure Magazine named it One of the 30 Outstanding Small Inns in the United States, and readers of Florida Monthly Magazine voted it The Best Bed and Breakfast Inn in Florida. Looking back, Lynn Spohrer said, It was not a great real estate investment. It was not in our best interest. We felt like we could make a difference. Indeed, with a few minor exceptions, the Spohrers were in the vanguard of historic restoration in Apalachicola and Franklin County. Asked about future plans for the Coombs House, Vora said, We want to stay with the way shes run it. We will continue with what has been done and learn from it. Vora said he is proud of the operation at the WaterStreet Hotel and gave credit for success to the staff. The challenge is just getting a property, not just the physical building, but the operations, the way you want, he said. The Spohrers say they plan to keep their house in Apalachicola. This is our home, said Lynn Spohrer. She plans to continue her design business, travel more and paint. Since the sale, she has become more absorbed in plein air painting, working almost every day. While she has been fascinated by plein air for years, she hopes that, now, she can pursue her passion. to draw grants against. The bulk of the money, $4.57 million, will be used to restore the habitat of Apalachicola Bay. We know we have to do a lot of work in the bay, Estes said. Because it is cheaper and more ef cient to distribute shells by barge, and larger areas can be covered, $1.76 million will be spent on barge shelling, handled by competitive bid, with reimbursement paid after the work is complete. The remaining $2.8 million will be spent directly on shermen, who can replenish the shallower, nearshore, hard-to-reach areas. We tried to get the most out of both (methods), said Estes. If everything goes right it will be two or three years before the bay comes back. Another $415,473 will cover the cost of the state monitoring the success of shelling programs, and so that the shery can be adaptively managed as the oyster population recovers, read the governors announcement. Commissioner Smokey Parrish spoke at the greatest length about the draft recommendations, offering suggestions for improvement. Looking at your allotments I think were moving in the right direction, he said. The one overall goal were all trying to achieve is the restoration of Apalachicola Bay. He said of cials could learn from the experience of 1985, when the bay was shut down for a year due to storm damage. I would suggest to you we go back and look at some of the protocols and procedures we used during that time that worked very well, said Parrish. Were facing the same situation we were facing then. We need to take steps we expend these funds wisely. Parrish encouraged money be spent on relaying, to put live oysters on shells, to enhance the bays recovery time. Is somebody going to go out and assess the bars that are going to be planted? Is someone going to be monitoring these shells are dropped on top of the bar and not just dumped in the mud? Parrish said. Thats a very genuine concern. We need to know the locations of bars, and we need to be monitoring that to make sure were using the money in the right fashion to bring this back, he said. Parrish also called for tighter monitoring of the $563,233 that will be spent on vocational and educational training for oyster industry workers. I want to make sure we are actually achieving the goal were shooting for and actually reaching that objective, he said. The fourth component of the spending, $768,060, will be spent to reimburse Apalachicola Bay seafood processors for the cost of upgrades to their physical plants. Estes said reimbursement for costs, either whole or in part, will be done to better ensure that the processors are able to comply with requirements set by state and federal oyster regulators. Dealers are hurting trying to accommodate industry regulations, said Parrish. Parrish also suggested that check stations be reinstated to monitor whats being taken out of this bay, and to look at whats being taken out of the bay and try to put in some conservation c criteria. To make sure legal oysters are being taken out of the bay. He warned that with half-shell product being shipped out to raw bars, there may soon be a problem with getting suf cient shells to restock the bars. Theres not a great abundance of shell weve always used, he said. The half shell going out to raw bars, those shells dont come back to Apalachicola Bay. Our resources are very limited as to where we get the shell to put in bay. And a lot of people are opposed to using fossilized shell. Commissioner Noah Lockley stressed that the spending of the money must be done on a fair basis, especially since the current crisis affects far more than the 200-plus oystermen who will take part in the shelling program. You need to include a lot of them, all of them, he told Estes. You cant do this for a select few. Its not a buddy-buddy plan or a cousin-cousin plan. COOMBS from page A1 FUNDING from page A1 LOIS SWOBODA | The Times The Coombs House Inn. ARTWALK from page A1 PHOTOS BY LOIS SWOBODA | The Times LEFT: Jody Rosenbaum of Apalachicola painted in front of the newly renovated Baltimore Building on Avenue F. RIGHT: First place winner Linda Rabon of Havana displayed baskets and lampshades fashioned from gourds at the corner of Commerce Street and Avenue F. BELOW: Art using recycled keepsakes by Sue Ellen McMillan traf c, said Leslie Coon of the Bowery Gallery. We had three artists working outside in addition to our standing exhibit. I think it was a good thing that the art was more spread out this year. 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A6 | The Times Thursday, March 27, 2014 There will be a 90th birthday celebration for Elgin E. Red Sizemore from 2-4 p.m. this Saturday, March 29, at the First Baptist Church, 46 Ninth Street, Apalachicola. Please, no gifts or cards. If you want to do something, do it for the church. Your presence in your gift to him. There will be a book to sign or comment. Big Red was born in Apalachicola. His mother entered him into the First Baptist Church nursery when he was 3 months old. After high school, Red spent ve years in the Navy in World War II. When he returned home, he was in the hardware business for about 65 years. He was a Boy Scout leader for 50 years. He earned his Eagle Scout rank and Silver Beaver Award. Red became a Christian when he was 14 years old and is still serving the Lord as a deacon in the Baptist church. He works four days a week for the local ACE hardware in Apalachicola. God bless you for sharing this celebration with Big Red. T his litt er of 6 w eek old pups w er e br ough t t o us about a w eek ago M ama is a y ello w lab/golden r etriev er mix and Dad is a black lab T hey ar e sw eet social pups 4 f emales and 3 males T his br eed c ombina tion usually mak es f or an e x c ellen t family pet C ome meet these babies and all the other dogs and ca ts w aiting f or adoption! V olun t eers ar e desper a t ely needed t o socializ e all of our dogs and ca ts W e ar e alw a y s look ing f or people willing t o bring one of our animals in t o their home t o be f ost er ed f or v arious needs A n ytime y ou can spar e w ould be g r ea tly appr ecia t ed C all K ar en a t 670-8417 f or mor e details or visit the F r ank lin C oun t y Humane S ociet y a t 244 S ta t e R oad 65 in Eastpoin t Y ou ma y logon t o the w ebsit e a t w w w .f or gott enpets .or g t o see mor e of our adoptable pets Franklin County Humane Society See Y our Business Name and Inf o Her e f or ONL Y $1 5 per w eek $60 per month Mar cia Knapk e 227 -7847 Call T oda y Society LOIS SWOBODA | The Times On March 22, Scott Marlowe debuted his latest book, Bigfoot in Art History, at Downtown Books in Apalachicola. Marlowe is pictured here with the Winiewski family of Bloomington, Ind., who spent a week vacationing on St. George Island. Holly Winiewski said her family delayed returning home from vacation overnight to attend the book signing. Justin Winiewski told his own Bigfoot story. He said at age 5, he was playing in the yard of his family farm near Lake Monroe when he saw a large furry ape-like creature emerge from an unused chicken house. He said the animal was as tall as the peaked roof of the small building. Wieniewski said he watched with amazement, not fear. He said he never told anyone of the encounter until he was an adult. Pictured from left are Grayson, Holly, Jake and Justin Winiewski, and Scott Marlowe. BIGFOOT IN THE CHICKEN COOP Special to The Times Johnnie Byrd M.D., Ph.D. has joined the Medical Associates of Brevard in Melbourne as the most recent addition to their medical group. Dr. Byrd is the son of Betty McMillan Watts (Byrd) and Johnnie Byrd Sr., both originally from Apalachicola. He is also the grandson of the late Bennie Lee and Joseph Mcmillan Sr. of Apalachicola; grandson of Coretha Turner, of Port St. Joe; the great-nephew of the late Marie Key of Apalachicola; and cousin of Essie Mae Woodyard of Apalachicola. Before settling in Melbourne as a family physician, Byrd attended Morehouse College in Atlanta, Ga., majoring in biology. After graduating cum laude, he went to the University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine under the medical scientist training program. While at the University of Chicago, he received a Ph.D. in cancer biology. His thesis was in cancer genetics, specically leukemia. After nishing the doctoral program, he decided family medicine was the perfect t for him, at stayed at the University of Chicago for residency training in family medicine. Dr. Byrds practice interests include full spectrum family medicine, womens health minus obstetrics, mens health, geriatrics, pediatrics and sports medicine. Byrd said he is excited to be a member of a distinguished medical group and looking forward to continuing care in Brevard County for many years to come. Now that spring has nally arrived and before you go digging and planting, throw a couple of mothballs in your yard and under the bushes. This will keep the snakes at bay. I forgot to mention that you could have taken your hula-hoop with you to the luau. Hope you had a good time and thank you for your support. Probably see you at the quilt show, this Friday and Saturday, at Chillas Hall. Lunch will be served outside. No coffee or exercise on Friday. Doors open at 9 a.m. both days. Keep Chief Leonard Bud Evans in your prayers. Bud passed away a week ago. He was a re chief at the St. James/ Lanark Village Volunteer Fire Department and head of the rst responders for many years. His wife Liz, who preceded him in death, was an RN and had a nurses station on Newman Drive. They were always there to help. Pray for his children for strength and peace at this time. We also need to pray for Gary Barbers eternal peace until we meet again and for strength and peace for his family at this time. Since I won the pie on Wednesday at Bingo last week, I was supposed to bring one for last night. I baked a Key lime pie. Come on over on Wednesday, April 2, and enjoy an evening of fun. You just might win a game or two. Door opens at Chillas Hall at 6 p.m., and I start calling bingo at 6:30 p.m. And, of course, lunch will be ready at the Franklin County Senior Citizens Center. Serving begins at noon. Sarge and our other faithful volunteers will have a good lunch xed for us. See ya there! Our monthly meeting of the Lanark Village Association will be held Monday, April 7. Board members will meet at 6 p.m. Regular meeting at 7 p.m. Come join us at Chillas Hall, Monday through Friday, for coffee and maybe something to go with it, 9 to 11 p.m. Be kind to one another, check in on the sick and the housebound and remember, this will my last column. April fools! Until next time, God bless America, our troops, and the poor, the homeless and the hungry. LANARK NEWS Jim Welsh Dont miss the Wandering Star quilt show Peyton Xavier Lamar Nobles was born at 1:40 p.m. Tuesday, March 4, 2014, at Bay Medical Center in Panama City. He weighed 8 pounds, 0.2 ounces and was 20 inches long. He is the son of Naikycia Mitchell and Mario Nobles, and was welcomed into the world by older sister Purity Myers. Maternal grandparents are Bridgette Mitchell and Jermaine Fedd and greatgrandmother Charlie Mae Richards. Paternal grandparents are Marilyn Walker and the late Excell Nobles, and great-grandmother Ethel Spencer. Godparents are Jacquelin and Maurice Miller. Birth Birthdays The Sullivan family would like to give a big birthday shout out to our son, Noah, who turned 6 years old on Wednesday, March 5. Noah Sullivan is the son of Henry and Pamela Sullivan, of Eastpoint, and little brother to sistersEmily Sullivan and Emily Smith, and brothersJeremy Sullivan and Stephen Smith. We will be celebrating Noahs sixth birthday bash this Sunday, March 30. Invitations will be sent out! We love you Noah, Happy birthday to our sweet baby boy! With Love, Mommy and Daddy90th birthday party for Big Red Saturday Noah Sullivan turns 6 Peyton Nobles born Dr. Byrd joins Melbourne family practice JOHNNIE BYRD
The Times | A7 Thursday, March 27, 2014 Celebra tes 127 Y ear s! T o celebr ate 127 y ears of God s faithfulness, the members of the First Baptist Chur ch of Carr abelle w ould lik e to in vite e v ery one to Homecoming service Mar ch 30, 2014 beginning at 10:00 AM. Out theme is J esus Christ, the Same Y ester da y T oda y and F or e v er. The celebr ation will begin with music pr o vided by J a y Willoughby and the singing gr oup Co v enant fr om Thomasville R oad Baptist Chur ch of T allahassee, FL. During the services to f ollo w r ecognition of deceased members and f or mer pastors will be pr esented. R e v Byr on Sher man, our ne w pastor will be the Speak er and dinner will be serv ed in the F ello wship Hall sometime after 12:00 PM. If y ou ar e f or mer member or not acti v e in one of the chur ches in our communiy w e hope to see y ou at 10:00 AM. Call 697-3819 for mor e information 4518009 101 NE F irst Street Carrabelle SUND A Y 10:00 AM WELCOMES Y OU THE EPISCOP AL CHURCH Nurs ery no w pro vide d for Sund ay Chur ch Serv ice Faith Obituaries As the president of the Franklin County School Nutrition Association, I would like to say thank you to the Trinity Episcopal Church in Apalachicola for the generous contribution to our Backpack Buddies program. Your donations helped us ll three more backpacks for one full year. Every dime is greatly appreciated and very much needed now that our bay is in such bad shape. I only wish the other churches around Franklin County would see t to do the same. It takes $300 to feed one child for one full year, and your church helped us feed three children for one full year. Once again on behalf of all the members of the Franklin County School Nutrition Association and the children that we serve through this program I say Thank you and God bless you. If anyone is interested in helping us with feeding hungry children on the weekends, please call 670-2826 or 670-5071. You can also email me at firstname.lastname@example.org any time. Thanks so much, April Dalton President Franklin County School Nutrition Card of THANKS Fred Chapman Millender left this earth and stepped into heaven on Monday, March 17, 2014. He was 87 years old, born on Sept. 22, 1926. He was a ghter and fought to stay on this earth until the end, beating throat cancer in 2012; however, recently it had returned. Fred was born in Carrabelle and lived there until 1943 when his parents, eight brothers and one sister moved to Eastpoint. The reason he said was because it was easier to sh in the bay than in Carrabelle. His dad, he and his brothers would use a push pole about 12 feet long and a small open boat to sh and catch oysters on low tides. Later they were able to purchase a 3 horsepower motor, making work easier. A blessing from God, he said. Fred was in the seafood business all of his life. For several years he would pack and ship oysters and other seafood to various states and within Florida. Later he enjoyed his little seafood market where he could meet and greet locals and visitors. Visitors were enchanted by his stories, songs and that smile. He had a song for everything. God blessed Fred with an amazing musical talent. He learned to play almost every instrument he picked up, including guitar, piano and organ. He was part of a band called the Southern Hillbillies during World War II and would entertain the soldiers from Camp Gordon Johnston outside of Carrabelle. He and his brothers also traveled to Blountstown and other towns by train to play music. After he was married in 1949 he began playing on Friday nights at the Pentecostal Church in Eastpoint, but would rush out to play for the dance down the street at Maudes. Eventually he stopped playing outside of the church. Fred never met a stranger. He could converse with high government ofcials and with those with little. He was generous and kind, always ready and willing to help someone in need, including strangers coming into town. He would say that they could be an angel of the Lord. People from all around the country and some from other countries fell in love with him and would enjoy his stories and songs. He was featured in several documentaries and written about with photos of him in newspapers in other countries, including Germany and Italy. Out-of-state visitors would come back each year to see him and buy seafood and would tell their friends to go by and meet Fred. He cherished the pictures that they sent of them with him. He was photographed often by well-known photographer, Richard Bickel in Apalachicola, and some of his photos are in Richards studio and included in some of his books. In Sept. 1949 Fred married the love of his life, Minnie Varnes from Apalachicola. Until he was unable to do so a couple of weeks ago, he would greet her singing Hello Darling. They would also sing I Hope We Walk The Last Mile Together, and they did. Fred is survived by Minnie; their children: Marsha Millender Watson (John, deceased), Tallahassee, Susan Millender Reeder (Howard), Apalachicola; and Fred Randall Millender (Sharon), Eastpoint. He had 11 grandchildren: Chad Zingarelli, Heath Watson, Kevin Reeder, Jenny Reeder, Melanie Zingarelli, Ashley Watson Shiver, Andrea Reeder Amison, Randi Marie Millender, Brett Randall Millender (deceased), Joshua Fredric Watson, and Peyton Millender; his brother Howard Millender (MaryNell), Texas, several great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild. Fred was preceded in death by his grandson, Brett Randall Millender, parents Marion and Willie Mae Millender, brothers Hollis, JC, Ernest Marion, Otis, Bert, Willis and sister Edna. He was greatly loved by his family and friends and he loved them. Funeral services were held Saturday afternoon, March 22 at the Eastpoint Church of God. Public visitation was at 3 p.m, followed by the service. Fred was loved and he loved. He was a true gentleman. His mantra was We Will Make It Work. He will be missed by the many, many lives that he touched. Wonder what he is doing in heaven right now? Fred Millender FRED MILLENDER The Rev. Joseph C. Eckstine, born in Hagerstown, Md., on Dec. 4, 1925, died in Jacksonville on Friday, March 21, 2014. Joe and his wife Ruth were longtime residents of Magnolia Bluff, Eastpoint. He was a retired minister of the Presbyterian Church, USA, last serving in that capacity in Port St. Joe. The Rev. Eckstine was a combat infantryman of World War II, awarded the Bronze Star and the Purple Heart. He was a graduate of Southwestern College in Memphis, Tenn., and from Columbia Theological Seminary. The Rev. Eckstine is survived by his wife Ruth B. Eckstine, three daughters Randi (Jesse) Hamner, Gena (Steve) Sager, and Virginia (Greg) McMillan; and seven grandchildren. A memorial service was held at the Westminster Woods on Julington Creek auditorium in Jacksonville on Wednesday afternoon, March 26. In addition there will be an interment service in the Memorial Garden Columbarium at Trinity Church, 79 Sixth St., Apalachicola at 3 p.m. on Good Friday, April 18. Family will visit with friends after these services.The Rev. Joseph Eckstine Michael Robert Snyder passed away on Tuesday, March 11, 2014. Born April 28, 1956, Michael was a loving father of two daughters; Heidi Jones and Nancy Bardin, six grandchildren ages 2-17, an older sister Marsha Hill; and a younger brother, Bill Snyder. Michaels mother, Ruth Martin, passed away one year and four days before he did, and his father, Bob Snyder, passed away 20 years ago. Michael called the Jackson, Ala., area his home for many years before moving to Georgia, then returning to Camden, Ala. His nal days were spent in Florida, where he had moved to be closer to his mother in her nal years. Michael Snyder MICHAEL SNYDER Backpack BuddiesS PECIAL TO T HE T I M ES Tonyas Hope Cancer Foundation will start accepting yard sale donations on Thursday, March 27 at the American Legion Post 82 on Oak Street in Lanark Village. The Legion opens every day at 4 p.m. Tonyas Hope was started eight years ago by the American Legion to help Tonya Bridges of Lanark Village who was struggling with the nancial burden of having cancer. Our dear sweet angel is no longer here on earth with us but her spirit is here all the time with the good deeds Tonyas Hope does to help people in Franklin County who have been stricken by this dreaded disease. Tonyas Hope would like to take this opportunity to thank the Knights of Columbus on St. George Island and the Sons of the American Legion in Lanark Village for their support this year, and the American Legion Post 82 for giving Tonyas Hope a home for our annual fundraiser. TONYAS HOPE ACCEPTING DONATIONS
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WEEKL Y ALM ANA C AP AL A CHIC OL A C ARR ABELLE TIDE T ABLES MONTHL Y A VER A GES T o nd the tides of the f ollo wing ar eas subtr ac t the indica t ed times fr om these g iv en f or AP ALA CHIC OLA: HIGH L OW C a t P oin t M inus 0:40 M inus 1:17 East P ass M inus 0:27 M inus 0:27 T o nd the tides of the f ollo wing ar eas subtr ac t the indica t ed times fr om those g iv en f or C ARR ABELLE: HIGH L OW B ald P oin t M inus 9:16 M inus 0:03 Sp onsor the WEEKL Y ALM ANA C C all T o da y! 653-8868 Da t e H igh L o w % P r ecip T hu M ar 27 63 60 10 % F ri, M ar 28 68 61 70 % S a t M ar 29 70 55 40 % Sun, M ar 30 69 56 0 % M on, M ar 31 73 53 % T ues A pr 1 73 53 % W ed A pr 2 74 53 % Special to The Times During spring and summer on Florida beaches, shorebirds build nests out of sand and shells and hatch chicks that can barely be seen. So well-camouaged are the nests, eggs and chicks of shorebirds like the snowy plover that they can easily be stepped on or missed unless people know to watch out for them. The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) is reminding beachgoers to be on the lookout and avoid disturbing bird nurseries on the Atlantic and Gulf coasts of Florida. Among the states beach-nesting shorebirds facing conservation challenges are the snowy plover, least tern, black skimmer, American oystercatcher and Wilsons plover. By taking a few simple steps, people can enjoy the beach without disturbing beach-nesting shorebirds and their chicks, which increases the birds chances of survival, said Nancy Douglass, who works on shorebird conservation at the FWC. While the populations of beach-nesting birds are declining, peoples willingness to protect shorebirds and their chicks contributes to keeping them present on Florida beaches for generations to come, Douglass said. People at the beach, including those paddling canoes, kayaks and boards along the shore, can help beach-nesting shorebirds by following basic guidelines: Keep your distance. If birds become agitated or leave their nests, you are too close. A general rule is to stay at least 300 feet from a nest. Birds calling out loudly and dive-bombing are giving signals you need to back off. Never intentionally force birds to y or run. They use up energy they need for nesting, and eggs and chicks may be left vulnerable to the suns heat and to predators. Respect posted areas. Avoid posted nesting sites and use designated walkways when possible. Its best not to take pets to the beach, but if you do, keep them on a leash. Keep the beach clean and do not feed wildlife. Food scraps attract predators such as raccoons and crows. Litter on beaches can entangle birds and other wildlife. Spread the word. If you see people disturbing nesting birds, gently let them know how their actions may hurt the birds survival. If they continue to disturb nesting birds, report their activities to the FWCs Wildlife Alert hotline at 888-404-FWCC (3922), #FWC or *FWC on your cell phone or by texting Tip@MyFWC.com. You also can report nests that are not posted to Wildlife Alert. Wildlife photographers also should follow the rules that protect beach-nesting shorebirds: Remain behind the posted area, with no part of you or your camera equipment extending beyond the string or signs. Dont exceed 10 minutes. Too much time photographing near the nest may stress the birds. Dont push birds around the beach. Stay far enough away so the birds do not change their behavior in response to your presence. They need to feed and rest without disturbance. For more information, go to MyFWC.com/Shorebirds and download the Share the Beach with Beach-Nesting Birds brochure. Or go to the Florida Shorebird Alliance at www. shorebirdalliance.org. LEARN MORE AT APRIL 3 LECTURE To learn more about our amazing shorebirds nesting on our beaches, join Bonnie Samuelsen, project manager for Audubon Floridas Coastal Bird Stewardship Program at the Apalachicola National Estuarine Research Reserves visitors center on Thursday, April 3, from 2 to 3 p.m. The presentation will include a photo presentation to learn more about these rare and declining birds and the statewide efforts to protect them. ANERR is at 108 Island Drive in Eastpoint, and the presentation is free and open to the public. PENNY JARRETT | FWC Snowy plover mother and chick Nesting shorebirds need peace to survive Page 8 Email outdoors news to timesoutdoors @star .com Thursday, March 27, 2014 OUTDOORS www.apalachtimes.com Section Section A Special to The Times A good-sized lion sh was caught on a hook baited with live shrimp on March 1 at a favorite wreck site offshore of Apalachicola by Charlie Quirk. In photo at right, son Charles Quirk is seen holding the 15inch long, 1.5-pound sh, on the big end of an invasive species that tends to average 12-15 inches in length. Amanda Nalley, a spokesperson for the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, said the record catch so far is 18.6 inches in North Carolina, but they can reach sizes larger than 19 inches. One reason for that is because most lion sh are caught by spearing or handheld nets. Nalley said the FWC will take up a draft rule at its April meeting designed to further prevent lion sh introductions and facilitate efforts to remove these non-native predators. The proposed rule would create an exception to allow persons using rebreathers to harvest lion sh; would allow the FWC to issue permits to tournaments or other approved events for the use of spearing gears in areas where spear shing is otherwise prohibited; and prohibit any further importation of live lion sh or the development of lion sh aquaculture in Florida. Dolores Cassel Quirk, who is the granddaughter of Delores and Walter Sarge Cassel, one of the original residents of St. George Island, said her husband plans to have the sh mounted. Many people enjoy the shs taste, but care must be taken to avoid the spines, that can impart a painful sting. For more info, visit tinyurl.com/lee8h99. By LOIS SWOBODA 653-1819 | @ ApalachTimes Lswoboda@star .com Gelsemium sempervirens is a twining vine native to warm temperate and tropical America from Guatemala north to Virginia. Right now, it is blooming in our gardens and along roadsides. It has a number of common names including yellow jessamine or jasmine, false jasmine, Carolina jasmine evening trumpet ower, gelsemium and woodbine. The term woodbine is used for many native climbing plants including Virginia creeper. This is not a true jasmine. Yellow jasmine can grow to 20-feet tall when given suitable climbing support in trees, with thin stems. It is evergreen, with lustrous, dark green leaves. The bright yellow, trumpet shaped owers are borne in clusters. The owers sometimes have an orange center. They are pleasantly fragrant and produce nectar that attracts a range of pollinators. With proper training, the yellow jasmine vine can cover an arbor, trellis, fence, wall or pergola. It also works well as a porch cover where the blossoms attract hummingbirds and spicebush swallowtail butter ies. The Lady Bird Johnson Wildlife Center website lists yellow jasmine as a source of nectar for hummingbirds. It owers in early spring. Yellow jasmine must be planted in full sun for it to ower profusely, and, given enough sun and warmth, a second wave of owers can reappear in autumn. If you plant your yellow jasmine on a slope or bank, it will serve as a bushy, rambling groundcover. Where the vine tendrils touch the ground, they form vigorous runners that allow the plant to spread, sprawl and naturalize. Whether grown as a vine or as groundcover, this jasmine has no serious pest problems. Yellow jessamine is the state ower of South Carolina. Historically this plant was used to treat rashes, measles, tonsillitis, rheumatism, pneumonia, malaria, cramps, hysteria and headaches. It was once a popular remedy for heart disease. All parts of this plant contain highly toxic strychnine-related chemicals and should not be eaten. The sap may cause skin irritation in sensitive individuals. Children, mistaking this ower for honeysuckle, have been poisoned by sucking the nectar from the ower. The nectar is also toxic to honeybees, but may be bene cial to bumblebees since it is toxic to some of their parasites. Animals and birds may also be susceptible to the toxin, according to some experts. LOIS SWOBODA | The Times Gelsemium sempervirens Yellow jasmine: Pretty as a poison A big little victory against lion sh CHARLIE QUIRK | Special to The Times SPONSORED BY Inshore/Bay Fishing conditions are starting to improve since we have started to dry out after months of constant rain. The ICW canal in St. Joe is full of small sheepshead and some redfish this week. Live shrimp drifted by the old pilings and the new sea wall will produce fish. Some Spanish Mackerel are still close to shore and are eager to bite this week.
CARRABELLE APALACHICOLA CARRABELLE APALACHICOLA SPORTS www.apalachtimes.com Thursday, March 27, 2014 A Section Smok e F r ee Housing Sa v e Mone y Sa v e T ur n-o v er time P r ot ect y our R esidents. Smoke-F ree Housing Isn t Smoke-F ree Housing Is S M O KE FREE H OUSIN G is b ec o mi n g th e n o rm, n o t th e e x cepti o n! G OUSIN KE FREE H O M S G OUSIN KE FREE H O M S G OUSIN KE FREE H O M S F or mor e inf or mation contact F r anklin County T obacco P r e v ention P r ogr am: (850) 653.21 1 1 Ext. 1 23 Page 9 Special to The Times Day of Ball planned for this weekend This weekend, March 28-29, the county will host its annual Day of Ball. The rst game will be at 6 p.m. Friday, March 28, at Kendrick Sports Complex in Carrabelle. On Saturday, March 29, games will take place from 8 a.m. until 8 p.m. at the Kendrick Complex. The public is invited. By DAVID ADLERSTEIN 653-8894 | @ApalachTimes dadlerstein@star .com The Seahawks varsity baseball team played improved baseball last week, including an 11-3 win Tuesday night against West Gadsden. On March 18 at home against Bozeman, the Hawks fell 5-0 to the district rival Bucks. Senior Bobby Curry six innings in the losing effort, striking out three and giving up four hits and four runs and had 3 strikeouts. The team avoided a no-hitter with a hit by senior James Newell. On March 20 at Liberty County, Franklin County lost a tough one, 8-6, after securing a 6-2 lead going into the fth inning. They outhit us, said coach Aaron York. Leading hitters were James Newell, who went 2-4, senior Alex Causey, who smacked a double to go 1-4, and sophomore Trenton Lee, who also went 1-4 with a double. On Tuesday at district rival West Gadsden, the Hawks won 113, as Newell and Lee combined for the win. James Newell secured the victory with three innings of work, striking out ve, while Lee got the save by hurling three innings and striking out three. Lee went 2-2, with a single and a homerun. Sophomore Matt Murray and James Newell each went 1-3 and scored a run, while seventh grader Chris Newell went 1-4 with a run scored. By DAVID ADLERSTEIN 653-8894 | @ApalachTimes dadlerstein@star .com The Lady Seahawks won twice at home last week, including a dramatic win against South Walton on Friday. On March 18, the girls got the ball rolling with a 17-4 win against Altha in ve innings. Senior Morgan Mock almost hit for the cycle, going 3-3 with a double, triple and a grand slam for seven RBI. Seventh-grader Melanie Collins also went 3-3, with a pair of RBI and two stolen bases. Senior Ally Millender, freshman Scout Segree, senior Ashley Carroll, freshman Vanessa Simmons, junior Calli Westbrook and freshman each had a hit. The winning pitcher, seventh-grader Allie Kirvin, struck out a pair in the one inning she worked and gave up no runs. Freshman Megan Collins pitched two innings, giving up two hits and three unearned runs. Carroll pitched one inning, giving up one hit and one unearned run. Millender pitched one inning with two strikeouts and no runs. The game was shortened to ve innings because of the mercy rule. On Friday, the Lady Hawks won 4-3 in dramatic fashion over district foe South Walton. With Franklin County trailing 3-1 in the fth, clean-up hitter Segree snapped a twoout, two-run, single to left eld to score Allie Kirvin and junior Madison Newell. Both had walked and advanced into scoring position on a single by Melanie Collins. With the score tied at 3 going into the top of the seventh, South Walton pitcher Megan Ellison attempted to score on a ball hit to left eld. Newell was backing up in left and threw the ball in to shortstop Mock, who relayed to catcher Millender who blocked the plate and tagged out the South Walton speedster. Two outs later, Millender led off the bottom of the seventh inning by reaching rst base after being hit by a pitch. She stole second and advanced to third when the catcher bobbled the ball on a bunt attempt by Collins, who then hit an in eld single. Collins stole second, and Mock then grounded to the shortstop to score Millender and won the game. It was our biggest district win of the season, and I thought it was tting that seniors Morgan and Ally were both part of saving the game in the top of the seventh and then scoring the winning run in the bottom of the seventh, head coach Scott Collins said. But, the most valuable player of this game was sophomore pitcher Krista Martina. We made a couple of costly errors early in the game, but Krista kept battling and shut their offense down by striking out 12 batters and only giving up one hit. Sophia Kirvin added a triple to Segrees two-run single, and Collins ended the night with two singles as the Lady Seahawks only managed four hits. The team is now 15-5 overall and 7-3 in the district. The Lady Seahawks play a doubleheader at Wewahitchka today, March 27, to make up a previous rainout. Sports BRIEF PLAYER OF THE WEEK Franklin County sophomore Krista Martina performed brilliantly on Friday to enable the Lady Seahawks to secure a 4-3 come-from-behind victory over South Walton. She kept battling throughout on the mound, and shut down the South Walton offense down by striking out 12 batters and only giving up one hit. Krista had her best game of the year and found a groove that I havent seen before, coach Scott Collins. PHIL COALE | Special to the Times Senior Alex Causey readies to catch a y for the Seahawks. Seahawks down West Gadsden Lady Seahawks shock district foe South Walton
Local A10 | The Times Thursday, March 27, 2014 Angela Myers, who owns the property adjacent to the original encroachment, said allowing the variance sets a bad example. When you look at property value of St. George Island, the land is very expensive, she said. This is one of the biggest investments of our life. We pay a lot of taxes, and we are asking for your protection. Myers said she offered to have the land resurveyed, even though it was not her responsibility, but was distracted by her mothers death in November and failed to hire a surveyor. There was no way to tell where the pool was going to be until it was built, said her husband, Eric Myers. No marking or anything and no way for us to oppose it until it was built. It affects 6 percent of our property; 6 percent of our property has been taken from us. Commissioner Pinki Jackel said she had spoken to both the Myers and Nichols. Theres been a lot of comment about what the law is, she said. In my assessment of how this came about, there was no malice. Its an unfortunate situation for all parties. Remedies were available that the Myers were not able to pursue. It will be a hardship on other parties to expect them to recreate everything. Half of you are going to be unhappy no matter what I do. Commissioner William Massey moved to allow the variance and let the pool remain in place. Jackel seconded his motion. It failed 2-3, with Commissioners Smokey Parrish, Cheryl Sanders and Noah Lockley opposed. They will have to remove the pool, Sanders said. The T obacco-F ree F ranklin Partnership Coalition is cur rentl y looki n g f or new membe r s to he lp counte r ac t the nor malcy of tobacco us e he re i n F r ankl i n County and ach ieve our g oal of a T obacco-F ree F ranklin if y ou are i nte res ted i n jo i n i n g us to mak e F r ankl i n County a health ie r place to l i ve wor k, and play i n or woul d l ik e i nf or mati on abou t our meeti n gs, pleas e call (850) 653-2111 e xt 123. P AR TNERS HIP C O ALITI O N I t's R e cr ui t m en t T im e a n d WE W ANT YO U FR ANKLIN C O UNT Y SW A T (S t uden ts W o r k in g A ga in s t T o b acco) If y ou are a s tud ent between the ages of 11-17 and woul d l iek to jo i n us i n the i ght ag ai ns t Bi g T obacco w ho is cons tantl y usi n g their tac tics to lure y ou, y our fam i l y and y our bes t fr iends i nto becom i n g l ifeti me us e r s of their d eadl y tobacco pr oduc ts, the S WAT is f or Y OU!!! (W e have SW A T Clubs in Apalachiocola, Eastpoint (Franklin County School) and Carrabelle) For more information please call (850) 653-2111 e xt. 123 123 xt. (850) 653-2111 e Balloon Bouquets 51 Mark et St., Suite A ( 850 ) 899-1588 BILL MILLER REAL T Y 850 697 3751 3310 570 0658 $1,000 D O W N E A C H 2 U S 98 C O M M L O T S 5 L O T S L ANARK BEA CH 400 + C O M M U S 98 & G U L F ADJ T O L ANARK M ARINA 8 5 0 K 1.27 A C L O T B C H A C C E S S $80,000 50 X 150 G U L F L O T $35,000 C/B H O M E 3 1 1 2 C O R.L O T S C I T Y $49,500 4 CIT Y L O T S OFF H W Y 67 $15,000 MIH 2 CRNR L O T S BLK $ ST ORE REDUCED $ 3 9 5 0 0 2 A CA T RIVER U T I L I N $39,500 Special to The Times The University of Florida IFAS Cooperative Extension Service in partnership with the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, Division of Aquaculture is offering a workshop on the oyster culture industry in the northeastern U.S. The workshop is from 2-5 p.m. on Thursday, April 3, at the Florida State University Coastal and Marine Lab 3618 Coastal U.S. 98, St. Teresa Topics include introduction to on-bottom oyster culture systems and methods used in small farming operations; review of a private oyster culture initiative in Marthas Vineyard, from training and seed development to marketing and promotion; and development of best management practices for the east coast shell sh aquaculture industry. Speakers include Dale Leavitt, associate professor and aquaculture extension specialist, Roger Williams University, Bristol, RI; Rick Karney, director and shell sh biologist, Marthas Vineyard Shell sh Group, Oaks Bluff, Mass.; and Sandy Macfarlane, Coastal Resources Specialists, Duxbury, Mass. The workshop is free. To ensure there are enough handouts available, please con rm your attendance with Portia Sapp, FDACS Division of Aquaculture, 488-5471, Portia.Sapp@ FreshfromFlorida.com or Leslie Sturmer, UF IFAS Shell sh Aquaculture Extension Program, 352-5435057, LNST@u .edu. POOL from page A1 Oyster culture workshop April 3 at marine lab Like us on THE APALACHICOLA TIMES
Local The Times | A11 Thursday, March 27, 2014 CLASSIFIEDS Thursday, March 27, 2014 The Times | A11 94366T IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE SECOND JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR FRANKLIN COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO.: 19-2012CA-000145 WELLS FARGO BANK, NA, Plaintiff, vs. JEREMIAH SLAYMAKER; et al., Defendant(s). NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE PURSUANT TO CHAPTER 45 NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that Sale will be made pursuant to an Order or Final Summary Judgment. Final Judgment was awarded on September 17, 2013 in Civil Case No.: 19-2012-CA000145, of the Circuit Court of the SECOND Judicial Circuit in and for FRANKLIN County, Florida, wherein, WELLS FARGO BANK, NA is the Plaintiff, and, JEREMIAH SLAYMAKER; JANET SLAYMAKER; UNKNOWN TENANT # 1 N/K/A GEORGE GOTSIS; 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 UNKNOWN PARTIES MAY CLAIM AN INTEREST AS SPOUSES, HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES, OR OTHER CLAIMANTS are Defendants. The clerk of the court will sell to the highest bidder for cash in the FRONT STEPS of the Courthouse located at 33 Market Street, Apalachicola, FL 32320, at 11:00 A.M. on April 23, 2014, the following described real property as set forth in said Final Summary Judgment, to wit: LOT 16, BLOCK 2, UNIT 1, GULF TERRACES, AS PER MAP OR PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 3, PAGE 3, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF FRANKLIN COUNTY, FLORIDA. 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. WITNESS my hand and the seal of the court on March 5, 2014. Marcia M. Johnson Clerk of the Court By: Michele Maxwell Deputy Clerk Aldridge Connors, LLP Attorney for Plaintiff(s) 1615 South Congress Avenue, Ste 200 Delray Beach, FL 33433 Phone: 561.392.6391 Fax: 561.392.6965 Primary E-Mail: Service Mail@aclawllp.com File No. 1113-8496 IF YOU ARE A PERSON WITH A DISABILITY WHO NEEDS ANY ACCOMMODATION IN ORDER TO PARTICIPATE IN A COURT PROCEEDING, YOU ARE ENTITLED, AT NO COST TO YOU, TO THE PROVISION OF CERTAIN ASSISTANCE. PLEASE CONTACT THE OFFICE OF COURT ADMINISTRATION AT (850) 5774401, OR AT THE LEON COUNTY COURTHOUSE, ROOM 225, 301 S. MONROE STREET, TALLAHASSEE, FL 32301 WITHIN 2 WORKING DAYS OF RECEIPT OF A NOTICE COMPELLING YOU TO APPEAR AT A COURT PROCEEDING; IF YOU ARE HEARING OR VOICE IMPAIRED, CALL 711. THE ADA COORDINATOR FOR THE COURTS IN LEON COUNTY IS DOUG SMITH. HE MAY BE REACHED AT (850) 577-4444 OR THROUGH THE FLORIDA RELAY SERVICE, TDD AT 1-800-955-8771. THE ADDRESS FOR THE OFFICE OF COURT ADMINISTRATION IS: LEON COUNTY COURTHOUSE, 301 S. MONROE STREET, ROOM 225, TALLAHASSEE, FL 32301. IN ALL OTHER COUNTIES IN THE CIRCUIT PLEASE CONTACT THE CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURTS OFFICE AND ASK FOR THE ADA COORDINATOR. THE CLERKS NUMBER is INCLUDED ON EACH COUNTY PAGE. March 20, 27, 2014 94410T IN THE SECOND CIRCUIT COURT OF THE SECOND JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR FRANKLIN COUNTY, FLORIDA. CIVIL DIVISION CASE NO. 192013CA 000020XXXXXX FEDERAL NATIONAL MORTGAGE ASSOCIATION, Plaintiff, vs. CINDY S. COLLINS; ET AL. Defendants. RE-NOTICE OF SALE PURSUANT TO CHAPTER 45 NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to an Order or Summary Final Judgment of foreclosure dated March 4, 2014, and entered in Case No. 192013CA 000020XXXXXX of the Circuit Court in and for Franklin County, Florida, wherein FEDERAL NATIONAL MORTGAGE ASSOCIATION is Plaintiff and CINDY S. COLLINS; FRANKLIN COUNTY, FLORIDA; UNKNOWN TENANT NO. 1; UNKNOWN TENANT NO. 2; and ALL UNKNOWN PARTIES CLAIMING INTERESTS BY, THROUGH, UNDER OR AGAINST A NAMED DEFENDANT TO THIS ACTION, OR HAVING OR CLAIMING TO HAVE ANY RIGHT, TITLE OR INTEREST IN THE PROPERTY HEREIN DESCRIBED, are Defendants, I will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at the 2nd Floor of the Franklin County Courthouse, 33 Market Street, Apalachicola, FL 32320, 11:00 a.m. on the 23rd day of April, 2014, the following described property as set forth in said Order or Final Judgment, to-wit: LOT 2 (UNRECORDED) COMMENCE AT A CONCRETE MONUMENT (MARKED #1787) MARKING THE SOUTHEAST CORNER OF BLOCK 235 OF THE CITY OF APALACHICOLA, A SUBDIVISION AS PER MAP OR PLAT IN COMMON USE ON FILE AT THE CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT OFFICE OF FRANKLIN COUNTY, FLORIDA, SAID POINT ALSO LYING ON THE NORTHERLY RIGHT OF WAY BOUNDARY OF FULTON STREET, THENCE RUN NORTH 89 DEGREES 26 MINUTE 55 SECONDS WEST ALONG SAID RIGHT OF WAY BOUNDARY 55.50 FEET TO A RE-ROD (MARKED #4432) MARKING THE POINT OF BEGINNING. FROM SAID POINT OF BEGINNING AND LEAVING SAID RIGHT OF WAY BOUNDARY RUN NORTH 00 DEGREES 29 MINUTES 34 SECONDS EAST 11.86 FEET TO A RE-ROD (MARKED #4432), THENCE RUN NORTH 48 DEGREES 45 MINUTES 38 SECONDS WEST 109.28 FEET TO A REROD (MARKED #4432), THENCE RUN SOUTH 41 DEGREES 28 MINUTES 23 SECONDS WEST 26.02 FEET TO A RE-ROD (MARKED #4432), THENCE RUN SOUTH 48 DEGREES 35 MINUTES 39 SECONDS EAST 77.16 FEET TO A RE-ROD (MARKED #4432), THENCE RUN SOUTH 00 DEGREES 27 MINUTES 26 SECONDS WEST 12.97 FEET TO A RE-ROD (MARKED #4432) LYING ON THE NORTHERLY RIGHT OF WAY BOUNDARY OF FULTON STREET THENCE RUN SOUTH 89 DEGREES 26 MINUTES 55 SECONDS EAST ALONG SAID RIGHT OF WAY BOUNDARY 41.54 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING CONTAINING 0.07 ACRES MORE OR LESS. 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. In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, persons needing special accommodation to participate in this proceeding should contact the Clerk of the Court not later than five business days prior to the proceeding at the Franklin County Courthouse. Telephone 850653-8861 or 1-800-9558770 via Florida Relay Service. DATED at Apalachicola, Florida, on March 4, 2014. Johnson M. Marcia As Clerk, Circuit Court By: Michele Maxwell As Deputy Clerk SHD Legal Group P.A. Attorneys for Plaintiff PO BOX 11438 Fort Lauderdale, FL 33339-1438 Phone: (954) 564-0071 Service E-mail: email@example.com File No. 1440-131503 March 20, 27, 2014 94422T IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE SECOND JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OF FLORIDA IN AND FOR FRANKLIN COUNTY GENERAL JURISDICTION DIVISION CASE NO. 19-2013-CA000099 SUNTRUST BANK, Plaintiff, vs. MARK S. WILLIAMSON, TRACY S. WILLIAMSON, UNKNOWN TENANT IN POSSESSION 1, UNKNOWN TENANT IN POSSESSION 2, Defendants. NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Summary Final Judgment of Foreclosure filed February 27, 2014 entered in Civil Case No. 19-2013-CA000099 of the Circuit Court of the SECOND Judicial Circuit in and for Franklin County, Apalachicola, Florida, the Clerk of Court will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at Franklin County Courthouse, 2nd Floor Lobby, 33 Market Street, Apalachicola, FL. 32320 in accordance with Chapter 45, Florida Statutes on the 16th day of April, 2014 at 11:00 AM on the following described property as set forth in said Summary Final Judgment, to-wit: Lot 13, Block 73 of St. George Island Gulf Beaches, Unit No. 5, according to the Plat Book 3, Pages 16 & 17 of the Public Records of Franklin County, Florida. Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the Lis Pendens, must file a claim within 60 days after the sale. Dated this 27th day of February, 2014. Marcia M. Johnson As Clerk of the Court BY: Terry E. Segree Deputy Clerk If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in a court proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact the Office of Court Administration at (850) 5774401, or at the Leon County Courthouse, Room 225, 301 S. Monroe Street, Tallahassee, FL 32301 within 2 working days of receipt of a notice compelling you to appear at a court proceeding; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call 711. The ADA Coordinator for the courts in Leon County is Doug Smith. He may be reached at (850) 5774444 or through the Florida Relay Service, TDD at 1-800-9558771. The address for the Office of Court Administration is: Leon County Courthouse, 301 S. Monroe Street, Room 225, Tallahassee, FL 32301. In all other counties in the circuit please contact the Clerk of the Circuit Court`s office and ask for the ADA Coordinator. The Clerk`s number is included on each county page. March 20, 27, 2014 94428T IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE SECOND JUDICIAL CIRCUIT TN AND FOR FRANKLIN COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL DIVISION Case #: 2013-CA000443 Nationstar Mortgage LLC Plaintiff, vs. Martha Elaine Hamlin and Lucile L. HamlinCarter; et al. Defendant(s). NOTICE OF ACTION FORECLOSURE PROCEEDINGS-PROPERTY TO: Martha Elaine Hamlin; CURRENT ADDRESS UNKNOWN: LAST KNOWN ADDRESS, 410 1st Street West, Carrabelle, FL 32322 and Unknown Spouse of Martha Elaine Hamlin; CURRENT ADDRESS UNKNOWN: LAST KNOWN ADDRESS, 410 1st Street West, Carrabelle, FL 32322 Residence unknown, if living, including any unknown spouse of the said Defendants, if either has remarried and if either or both of said Defendants are dead, their respective. unknown heirs, devisees, grantees, assignees, creditors, lienors, and trustees, and all ether persons claiming by, through, under or against the named Defendant(s); and the aforementioned named Defendant(s) and such of the aforementioned unknown Defendants and such of the aforementioned unknown Defendants as may be infants, incompetents or otherwise not sui juris. YOU ARE HEREBY NOTIFIED that an action has been commenced to foreclose a mortgage on the following real property, lying and being and situated in Franklin County, Florida, more particularly described as follows: LOT 6, BLOCK D, RANGE 6, (108) OF PICKETTS ADDITION TO THE CITY OF CARR.ABELLE, AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 2, PAGE(S) 20, FRANKLIN COUTNY, FLORIDA. more commonly known as 410 1st Street West, Carrabelle, FL 32322. This action has been filed against you and you are required to serve a copy of your written defense, if any, upon SHAPIRO, FISHMAN & GACHE, LLP, Attorneys for Plaintiff, whose address is 4630 Woodland Corporate Blvd., Suite 100, Tampa, FL 33614, within thirty (30) days after the first publication of this notice and file the original with the clerk of this Court either before service on Plaintiffs attorney or immediately there after; otherwise a default will be entered against you for the relief demanded in the Complaint. WITNESS my hand and seal of this Court on the 18th day of February, 2014. Marcia M. Johnson Circuit and County Courts By: Terry E. Creamer Deputy Clerk If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact the ADA Coordinator; 301 South Monroe Street, Tallahassee, Florida 32301; (850) 577-4430 at least 7 days before your scheduled court appearance, or immediately upon receiving this notification of the time before the scheduled appearance is less than 7 days. If you are hearing or voice impaired, call 711. March 20, 27, 2014 94434T IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE SECOND JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR FRANKLIN COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL DIVISION CASE NO. 09000679 CAAXMX Division No. U.S. BANK NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, AS TRUSTEE OF J.P. MORGAN ALTERNATIVE LOAN TRUST 2006-A6 Plaintiff, vs. Arthur J Riccard, et al, Defendants/ RE-NOTICE OF SALE PURSUANT TO CHAPTER 45 NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to an Order of Foreclosure dated March 4, 2014, and entered in Case No. 09000679CAAXMX of the Circuit Court of the SECONDTH Judicial Circuit in and for FRANKLIN County, Florida, wherein U.S. BANK NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, AS TRUSTEE OF J.P MORGAN ALTERNATIVE LOAN TRUST 2006-A6 is the Plaintiff and Arthur J. Riccard, et al, AND are the Defendants, I will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash, are held. at the 2nd Floor of the Franklin County, Courthouse, 33 Market Street, Apalachicola, FL 32320, at 11:00 A.M. on the 23rd day of April, 2014, the following described property as set forth in said Order of Final Judgment, to wit: LOT 23, BLOCK B, MAGNOLIA BAY, AS PER MAP OR PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 6, PAGE 21, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF FRANKLIN COUNTY, FLORIDA. IF YOU ARE A PERSON CLAIMING A RIGHT TO FUNDS REMAINING AFTER THE SALE, YOU MUST FILE A CLAIM WITH THE CLERK OF COURT NO LATER THAN 60 DAYS AFTER THE SALE. IF YOU FAIL TO FILE A CLAIM, YOU WILL NOT BE ENTITLED TO ANY REMAINING FUNDS. 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A12| The Times Thursday, March 27, 2014 CLASSIFIEDS 4516978RENTALS 108 S. E. AVE. A CARRABELLE, FLORIDA 32322Contact Aaron Dempsey (850) 697-5300 www.mysandybeach.comThe Forgotten Coast 1. 4322 CARLTON, LANARK VILLAGE. 2 BEDROOM, 1 BATH. 550.00/MO 2. OFFICE BUILDING. RIVER VIEW VERY NICE BUILDING IN GOOD LOCATION. CAN SUBLEASE OFFICE SPACES. 1000.00/MO. WATER INCLUDED.www. rst tness.com/carrabelle 4518006 Travel trailer for sale 2006 light weight travel trailer. 1 slideout, 4800 lb dry. 1 owner. $25,000 new, now $8000. Call Larry Wilson 850-227-2167 OF THE LIS PENDENS MAY CLAIM THE SURPLUS. DATED at FRANKLIN County, Florida, this 4th day of March, 2014. Marcia M. Johnson Clerk of Court Franklin County, FL By: Michele Maxwell Deputy Clerk GILBERT GARCIA GROUP PA. Attorney for Plaintiff(s) 2005 Pan Am Circle, Suite 110 Tampa, Florida 33607 (813) 443-5087 Fla. Bar# 549452 469549.10128/np March 20, 27, 2014 94514T IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 2ND JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR FRANKLIN COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL DIVISION: CASE NO.: 19-2009CA-000699-CAXXXX WELLS FARGO BANK, N.A., Plaintiff, vs. MATTHEW D. HERSEY; MORTGAGE ELECTRONIC REGISTRATION SYSTEMS INCORPORATED AS NOMINEE FOR 1ST PACIFIC MORTGAGE, INC.; KENDELL L. HERSEY; UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF MATTHEW D. HERSEY; UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF KENDELL L. HERSEY; UNKNOWN TENANT(S); IN POSSESSION OF THE SUBJECT PROPERTY, Defendants. RE-NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to an Order Resetting Foreclosure Sale dated the 10th day of February, 2014, and entered in Case No. 19-2009-CA000699-CAXXXX, of the Circuit Court of the 2ND Judicial Circuit in and for Franklin County, Florida, wherein WELLS FARGO BANK, N.A. is the Plaintiff and MATTHEW D. HERSEY; MORTGAGE ELECTRONIC REGISTRATION SYSTEMS INCORPORATED AS NOMINEE FOR 1ST PACIFIC MORTGAGE, INC.; KENDELL L. HERSEY; UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF MATTHEW D. HERSEY; UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF KENDELL L. HERSEY; UNKNOWN TENANT(S); IN POSSESSION OF THE SUBJECT PROPERTY are defendants. The Clerk of this Court shall sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at the, 2ND FLOOR LOBBY OF THE FRANKLIN COUNTY COURTHOUSE, 33 MARKET STREET, APALACHICOLA, FL 32320, 11:00 AM on the 9th day of April, 2014, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment, to wit: LOT 5, QUAIL RUN, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 5, PAGE 41, PUBLIC RECORDS OF FRANKLIN COUNTY, FLORIDA. TOGETHER WITH A MOBILE HOME, PERMANENTLY AFFIXED AND SITUATED THERETO, UPON THE REAL PROPERTY DESCRIBED ABOVE. 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. If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact: Susan Wilson, ADA Coordinator, 301 South Monroe Street Tallahassee, FL 32301, 850. 577.4401, at least 7 days before your scheduled court appearance, or immediately upon receiving this notification if the time before the scheduled appearanc is less than 7 days; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call 711. Dated this 20th day of March, 2014. MARCIA JOHNSON Clerk of the Circuit Court By: Terry E. Segree Deputy Clerk Submitted by: Choice Legal Group, P.A. 1800 NW 49th Street, Suite 120 Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33309 Phone: (954)453-0365 Fax: (954)771-6052 Toll Free: 1-800-4412438 DESIGNATED PRIMARY E-MAIL FOR SERVICE PURSUANT TO FIA. R. JUD. ADMIN 2.516 eservice@ clegalgroup.com File No. 09-76405 March 27, April 3, 2014 94462T NOTICE UNDER FICTITIOUS NAME LAW PURSUANT TO SECTION 865.09, FLORIDA STATUTES NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the undersigned, desiring to engage in business under the fictitious name of Forgotten Coast Tree Service located at 1108 W. 4th St., in the County of Franklin, in the City of Carrabelle, Florida, 32322 intends to register the said name with the Division of Corporations of the Florida Department of State, Tallahassee, Florida. Dated at Carrabelle, Florida, this 17th day of March, 2014. Ray Tyre March 27, 2014 98205T IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE SECOND JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR FRANKLIN COUNTY, FLORIDA Case No: 2012 -85 CA CENTENNIAL BANK, Plaintiff, vs. DELL S. SCHNEIDER, Defendant. NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE BY CLERK OF CIRCUIT COURT Notice is hereby given that pursuant to the Final Judgment of Foreclosure, the Clerk of the Circuit Court of Franklin County, Florida, will on April 23, 2014, at 11:00 a.m. (Eastern Time) at the Franklin County Courthouse, 33 Market Street, Apalachicola, Florida 32320, in accordance with Chapter 45, Florida Statutes offer for sale, and sell to the highest and best bidder, the following described real and property situated in Franklin County, Florida: BEGIN AT A CONCRETE MONUMENT MARKING THE SOUTHWEST CORNER OF SECTION 24, TOWNSHIP 7 SOUTH, RANGE 5 WEST, FRANKLIN COUNTY, FLORIDA, AND THENCE RUN NORTH 00 DEGREES 43 MINUTES 25 SECONDS EAST ALONG THE WEST BOUNDARY OF SAID SECTION 24, A DISTANCE OF 1315.43 FEET, THENCE RUN NORTH 75 DEGREES 43 MINUTES 50 SECONDS EAST 2734.04 FEET, THENCE RUN SOUTH 00 DEGREES 43 MINUTES 25 SECONDS WEST 620.01 FEET, THENCE RUN SOUTH 56 DEGREES 51 MINUTES 52 SECONDS WEST 2516.56 FEET, THENCE RUN NORTH 89 DEGREES 20 MINUTES 25 SECONDS WEST ALONG THE SOUTH BOUNDARY OF SAID SECTION 24, A DISTANCE OF 551.19 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING. TOGETHER WITH A 60.00 FOOT INGRESS, EGRESS AND UTILITY EASEMENT LYING 30.00 FEET ON EACH SIDE OF THE FOLLOWING DESCRIBED CENTERLINE: COMMENCE AT A CONCRETE MONUMENT MARKING THE NORTHWEST CORNER OF THE SOUTH HALF OF SECTION 24, TOWNSHIP 7 SOUTH, RANGE 5 WEST, FRANKLIN COUNTY, FLORIDA, AND THENCE RUN SOUTH 89 DEGREES 14 MINUTES 04 SECONDS EAST ALONG THE NORTH BOUNDARY OF THE SOUTH HALF OF SAID SECTION 24, A DISTANCE OF 2640.73 FEET, THENCE RUN SOUTH 00 DEGREES 43 MINUTES 25 SECONDS WEST 620.01 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING OF SAID CENTERLINE. FROM SAID POINT OF BEGINNING THENCE RUN NORTH 74 DEGREES 39 MINUTES 53 SECONDS EAST 990.42 FEET, THENCE RUN SOUTH 53 DEGREES 52 MINUTES 13 SECONDS EAST 737.15 FEET, THENCE RUN NORTH 26 DEGREES 12 MINUTES 52 SE-CONDS EAST 702.12 FEET TO THE SOUTHERLY RIGHT-OF-WAY BOUNDARY OF RIVER ROAD AND THE TERMINATION POINT OF SAID CENTERLINE. 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. If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact: Court Administration, ADA Liaison, Franklin County Courthouse, 33 Market Street, Apalachicola, FL 32320, Phone (850) 653-8861, at least 7 days before your scheduled court appearance, or immediately upon receiving this notification if the time before the scheduled appearance is less than 7 days; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call 711. WITNESS my hand and the official seal of this Honorable Court this 4th day of March, 2014. MARCIA JOHNSON Clerk of Circuit Court By: Michele Maxwell Deputy Clerk March 20, 27, 2014 98267T IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE SECOND JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR FRANKLIN COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL ACTION CASE NO.: 19-2011-CA-000052 DIVISION: JAMES B. NUTTER & COMPANY, Plaintiff, vs. EDWIN DANIEL, et al, Defendant(s). NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Final Judgment of Mortgage Foreclosure dated and entered in Case No. 19-2011-CA000052 of the Circuit Court of the SECOND Judicial Circuit in and for FRANKLIN County, Florida wherein JAMES B. NUTTER & COMPANY is the Plaintiff and EDWIN DANIEL; THE UNKNOWN HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES, ASSIGNEES, LIENORS, CREDITORS, TRUSTEES, OR OTHER CLAIMANTS CLAIMING BY, THROUGH, UNDER, OR AGAINST, EDWIN DANIEL A/K/A EDWIN CLYDE DANIEL A/K/A EDWIN C. DANIEL, DECEASED; LINDA DANIEL A/K/A LINDA POWERS DANIEL, AS AN HEIR OF THE ESTATE OF EDWIN DANIEL A/K/A EDWIN CLYDE DANIEL A/K/A EDWIN C. DANIEL, DECEASED; 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 UNKNOWN PARTIES MAY CLAIM AN INTEREST AS SPOUSES, HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES, OR OTHER CLAIMANTS; UNITED STATES OF AMERICA ON BEHALF OF U.S. DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT; are the Defendants, The Clerk of the Court will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at 2nd FLOOR LOBBY OF THE FRANKLIN COUNTY COURTHOUSE, 33 MARKET STREET, APALACHICOLA, FLORIDA at 11:00AM, on the 9th day of April, 2014, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment: LOT 5, AND 1/2 OF LOT 4, (30 BY 100 FEET), ADJOINING SAID LOT 5, IN BLOCK 143, OF THE CITY OF APALACHICOLA, FLORIDA. SAID PARCEL BEING 90 FEET BY 100 FEET A/K/A 250 13th STREET, APALACHICOLA, FL 32320-1483 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 sixty (60) days after the sale. WITNESS MY HAND and the seal of this Court on February 25, 2014. Marcia M. Johnson Clerk of Circuit Court By: Michele Maxwell Deputy Clerk **See Americans with Disabilities Act If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact: Susan Wilson, ADA Coordinator, 301 South Monroe Street., Tallahassee, FL 32301, 850. 577.4401 at least 7 days before your scheduled court appearance, or immediately upon receiving this notification if the time before the scheduled appearance is less than 7 days; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call 711. F11003891 Mar 27, Apr 3, 2014 98237T IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE SECOND JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR FRANKLIN COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL ACTION CASE NO.: 2012-CA-00148 DIVISION: GENERAL SFR VENTURE 2011-1 REO, LLC Plaintiff, vs. MYDDELTON/ PARKER BUILDERS,L.L.C., et al. Defendant(s). NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the undersigned Clerk of Court of FRANKLIN County, will on the 16th day of April, 2014, at 11:00 A.M., CST on the 2nd Floor Lobby which faces Highway 98 at the Courthouse, offer for sale and sell at public outcry to the highest and best bidder for cash, the following described property situated in FRANKLIN, Florida: LOT 142 SUMMERCAMP WEST PHASE 1 A & B, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF RECORDED AT PLAT BOOK 9, PAGES 26 THROUGH 31 OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF FRANKLIN COUNTY, FLORIDA. pursuant to a Final Judgment of Foreclosure entered in Case No. 2012-CA-00248 of the Circuit Court of the SECOND Judicial Circuit in and for FRANKLIN County, Florida, the style of which is indicated above. WITNESS MY HAND and seal of this Court on March 10, 2014. Marcia Johnson Clerk of Circuit Court By: Terry E. Segree Deputy Clerk Mar. 27, Apr 3, 2014 98259T IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE SECOND JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR FRANKLIN COUNTY, FLORIDA Case No.: 12-000291-CA DEUTSCHE BANK NATIONAL TRUST COMPANY as Trustee for WAMU Mortgage PassThrough Certificates, Series 2005-AR16, Plaintiff, vs. SUZANNE J. HUNTER, et. al., etc., Defendants. NOTICE OF SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Final Summary Judgment dated on or about February 10, 2014, entered in Civil Case No. 2012 CA 000291 in the Circuit Court of the Second Judicial Circuit, in and for Franklin County, Florida, wherein Deutsche Bank National Trust Company as Trustee for WAMU Pass-Through Certificates, Series-AR16 is Plaintiff and Suzanne J. Hunter and Michael Hunter are the Defendants. The Franklin County Clerk of the Court will sell to the highest bidder for cash, at the Second Floor Lobby of the Franklin County Courthouse, 33 Market Street, Apalachicola, Florida 32320, at 11:00 a.m. EST in accordance with §45.031, Florida Statutes, on the 7th day of May, 2014, the following described property, as set forth in said Final Judgment of Foreclosure, in Franklin County, Florida, commonly known as 1428 Dogwood Drive, St. George Island, FL 32328, and described more particularly as: Lot 41, SEA PALM VILLAGE, a subdivision as per map or plat thereof as recorded in Plat Book 4 as Page(s) 30 and 31 of the Public Records of Franklin County, Florida. 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 date of sale. If you are an individual with a disability who needs an accommodation in order to participate in this court proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact Susan Wilson, ADA Coordinator, 301 South Monroe Street, Tallahassee, FL 32301, 850.577.4430, as far in advance as possible, but preferably at least seven (7) days before your scheduled court appearance, or other court activity, or immediately upon receiving this notification if the time before the scheduled appearance is less than seven days. MARCIA JOHNSON CLERK OF COURT Franklin County, FL By: Terry E. Segree Deputy Clerk Mar. 27, Apr 3, 2014 98307T IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE SECOND JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR FRANKLIN COUNTY, FLORIDA Case No.: 2014 00015-CP IN RE: THE ESTATE OF GARY W. BARBER, Deceased. NOTICE OF ADMINISTRATION The administration of the Estate of Gary W. Barber, deceased, File Number 2014-00015CP, is pending in the Circuit Court for Franklin County, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is the Franklin County Courthouse, 33 Market Street, Apalachicola, Franklin County, Florida 32320. The estate is testate and the will is dated August 31, 2010. The address of the personal representative and the personal representatives attorney are set forth below. ALL INTERESTED PERSONS ARE NOTIFIED THAT: All persons on whom this notice is served who have objections that challenge the validity of the will, the qualifications of the personal representative, venue, or jurisdiction of this Court are required to file their objections with this Court WITHIN THE LATER OF THREE MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR THIRTY DAYS AFTER THE DATE OF SERVICE OF A COPY OF THIS NOTICE ON THEM. All creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedents estate on whom a copy of this notice is served within three months after the date of the first publication of this notice must file their claims with this Court WITHIN THE LATER OF THREE MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR THIRTY DAYS AFTER THE DATE OF SERVICE OF A COPY OF THIS NOTICE ON THEM. Any person entitled to exempt property is required to file a petition for determination of exempt property with this Court WITHIN THE LATER OF FOUR MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR WITHIN FORTY DAYS FROM THE DATE OF TERMINATION OF ANY PROCEEDING INVOLVING THE CONSTRUCTION, ADMISSION TO PROBATE, OR VALIDITY OF THE WILL OR INVOLVING ANY OTHER MATTER AFFECTING ANY PART OF THE ESTATE SUBJECT TO SECTION 732.402, FLORIDA STATUTES. A surviving spouse seeking an elective share must file an election to take elective share within the time provided by law. All other creditors of the decedent and persons having claims or demands against the decedents estate must file their claims with this Court WITHIN THREE MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE. ALL CLAIMS, DEMANDS AND OBJECTIONS NOT SO FILED WILL BE FOREVER BARRED. The date of the first publication of this Notice is March 27, 2014. Personal Representative: Michael R. Barber 433 River Road Carrabelle, FL 32328 Attorney for Personal Representative Thomas M. Shuler FL Bar No. 0947891 The Law Office of Thomas M. Shuler, P.A. 40-4th Street Apalachicola, FL 32320 (850) 653-1757 Mar 27, Apr 3, 2014 98317T 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 May 8, 2014, 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: Lot 25, LAKES ON THE BLUFF, according to the Plat thereof recorded in the Public Records of Franklin County, Florida in Plat Book 8, Page(s) 33, 34 and 35. Together with all rights, easements, appurtenances, royalties, mineral rights, oil and gas rights, all water and riparian rights, ditches, and water stock 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). pursuant to the Final Judgment of Foreclosure as to Count II entered in a case pending in said Court, the style of which is: CENTENNIAL BANK, Plaintiff, vs. HOUNDSTOOTH HOLDINGS, LLC, RANDALL CHAMPION, VIRGINIA ROBERTSON, G.J. GRACE, LLC a/k/a G.J. GRACE, L.L.C., and LAKES ON THE BLUFF HOMEOWNERS ASSOCIATION, INC. a/k/a OWNERS ASSOCIATION OF THE LAKES ON THE BLUFF, INC., Defendants, and the docket number of which is: 2010-496-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 Honorable Court this 19th day of March 2014. MARCIA JOHNSON Clerk of Circuit Court Franklin County, FL Terry E. Segree Deputy Clerk Mar 27, Apr 3, 2014 98319T 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 May 8, 2014, 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: Commence at the Northeast corner of the Southwest quarter of Section 36, Township 8 South, Range 7 West, Franklin County, Florida and run West 638.0 feet along the North boundary of the Southeast quarter of Section 36 to a point on the west boundary of the 88 foot right of way of Begonia Street, thence South 200.0 feet along said street to the POINT OF BEGINNING, then continue South 225 feet along said Street to a point, thence West 462.0 feet to a point thence North 225 feet to a point thence East 462.0 feet to the point of beginning containing 2.386 acres, more or less, a part of the Southeast quarter of Section 36, Township 8 South, Range 7 West, Franklin County, Florida; Being more particularly described by field survey as follows: Commence at a 6 inch by 6 inch concrete monument marking the Northeast corner of the Southeast quarter of Section 36, Township 8 South, Range 7 West, Franklin County, Florida and run West along the North boundary of the Southeast quarter of Section 36 a distance of 638.0 feet to a 5/8 inch re-rod (marked #4261) lying on the Westerly right-of-way boundary of Begonia Street thence run South 00 degrees 25 minutes 32 seconds East along said right-of-way boundary 204.89 feet to a 5/8 inch re-rod (marked #4261) marking the POINT OF BEGINNING; from said POINT OF BEGINNING continue South 00 degrees 25 minutes 32 seconds East along said rightof-way boundary 225.00 feet to a 4 inch by 4 inch concrete monument (marked #4889), thence leaving said right-of-way boundary run south 89 degrees 33 minutes 55 seconds West 461.88 feet to a 4 inch by 4 inch concrete monument (marked #4889) thence run north 00 degrees 25 minutes 32 seconds West 225.00 feet to a 5/8 inch re-rod (marked #4261), thence run North 89 degrees 33 minutes 55 seconds East 461.88 feet to the POINT OF BEGINNING containing 2.39 acres, more or less. AND Begin at an iron rod and cap (marked #6475) marking the Northwest corner of Lot 5, Block 112, of the City of Apalachicola as per map or plat in common use on file at the Clerk of the Circuit Court in Franklin County, Florida said point also lying on the Southeasterly right-ofway boundary of Avenue C; from said POINT OF BEGINNING run North 40 degrees 57 minutes 30 seconds East along said rightof-way boundary 49.64 feet to an iron rod and cap (marked #7160), thence leaving said right-of-way boundary run South 49 degrees, 12 minutes 42 seconds East 120.37 feet to an iron rod and cap (marked #7160), thence run South 40 degrees 55 minutes 39 seconds West 49.76 feet to an iron pipe, thence run North 49 degrees 09 minutes 19 seconds West 120.40 feet to the POINT OF BEGINNING; this being a portion of Lots 4 and 5, Block 112, City of Apalachicola as shown on the map in most common use. 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 Final Judgment of Foreclosure as to Count I, Partial Final Judgment as to Count III, and Final Judgment Dismissing Counterclaim With Prejudice entered in a case pending in said Court, the style of which is: CENTENNIAL BANK, Plaintiff, vs. HOUNDSTOOTH HOLDINGS, LLC, RANDALL CHAMPION, VIRGINIA ROBERTSON, G.J. GRACE, LLC a/k/a G.J. GRACE, L.L.C., and LAKES ON THE BLUFF HOMEOWNERS ASSOCIATION, INC. a/k/a OWNERS ASSOCIATION OF THE LAKES ON THE BLUFF, INC., Defendants, and the docket number of which is: 2010-496-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 Honorable Court this 19th day of March 2014. MARCIA JOHNSON Clerk of Circuit Court Franklin County, FL Terry E. Segree Deputy Clerk Mar 27, Apr 3, 2014 HAVANESE PUPS AKC Home Raised. 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Local A14 | The Times Thursday, March 27, 2014 Trivia Fun with Wilson Casey, Guiness World Record Holder from Woodruff, S.C., is published in more than 500 newspapers across the country and is now a weekly feature in The Times. 1) From a Seinfeld episode, on what TV show did Jerry agree to wear the puffy shirt? Oprah, Tonight, Today, 60 Minutes 2) Whats all of these: a chess piece, a card game, and a member of the crow family? Pawn, Rook, Bishop, Knight 3) A typical bed usually houses over how many dust mites? Hundred thousand, Half million, 3 million, 6 billion 4) When was the peace symbol created as a nuclear disarmament symbol? 1945, 1950, 1958, 1968 5) Of these, which does not border the state of California? Nevada, Arizona, Oregon, Washington 6) Whats the largest city in Scotland? Glasgow, Aberdeen, Edinburgh, Dundee 7) When did the Daytona 500 become the season opener for NASCAR? 1962, 1972, 1982, 1992 8) Which states license plates include its The Natural State? Arkansas, Delaware, New Hampshire, Arizona 9) What city is the European headquarters of the United Nations? London, Rome, Geneva, Madrid 10) What was the last name of Arnold, the pig on older TVs Green Acres? Douglas, Ziffel, Haney, Kimball 11) Where in Russia is the worlds largest art gallery? Moscow, St. Petersburg, Kazan, Perm 12) Which margarine has utilized the slogan, Its not nice to fool Mother Nature? Chiffon, Parkay, Country Crock, Imperial 13) Though shot and killed in 1928, what was the notoriety of Arnold Rothstein? Politician, Gambler, Writer, Pilot 14) What was the highest single reward ever offered for the capture of Billy the Kid? $500, $1,000, $5,000, $8,500 ANSWERS 1) Today. 2) Rook. 3) 6 billion. 4) 1958. 5) Washington. 6) Glasgow. 7) 1982. 8) Arkansas. 9) Geneva. 10) Ziffel. 11) St. Petersburg. 12) Chiffon. 13) Gambler. 14) $500. 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T his one o wner home is beautifully furnished and f ea tur es G ulf views acr oss the en tir e southern w all of the house T he spacious mast er suit e t otally oc c upies the 2nd oor with easy ac c ess t o the laundr y r oom fr om the bedr oom. B oth guest bedr ooms ha v e priv a t e ba ths and the den c an ser v e as a 4th bedr oom with a half ba th or o c e / cr af t r oom. B eautiful full por ches f or easy en t er taining and enjo ying the G ulf view T his home also has a gas r eplac e and oak oors thr oughout the living/dining ar eas S quar e f ootage acr eage and lot dimensions ar e tak en fr om C oun t y P r oper t y A ppr aiser s w ebsit e S himmering S ands R ealty STE VE HARRIS C ell: 850-890-1971 w w w .st e v esisland .com w w w .P ositiv eS paceH ome .com REDUCED 29,000 available to readers without formal train ing in nutrition. Commercial diver Jeff Bauer writes about cave diving and recently published Sadie Sapiens, a parable about canine intelligence. Jeff Newberry, who grew up in Port St. Joe, was the only writer specializing in poetry. He teaches creative writing at Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College. At heart, I am a storyteller and these are storytelling poems, he said. His rst volume of poetry, Brackish, is autobio graphical with a strong regional and en vironmental inuences. Several publishers were on hand. Apalachicolas own Susan Wolfe, pub lisher of a new edition of the Alexander Keys classic, Island Light, had a table with selections from her Water Street shop Forgotten Coast Used and Out of Print Books. Terri Gerrell, owner of Southern Yel low Pine Publishing brought along with authors Robert Parke (Staying Safe in an Unsafe World, A Guide for College Women) and Maurice Majszak with his latest book William Earl Levy, Sr. Dean of the Fire Service. Robert Holladay represented Sentry Press, a boutique rm that publishes Outposts on the Gulf and books deal ing with history, gardening, religion, ar chitecture and travel. He also provided informal appraisal of collectible books. Hargrove, author of The Oyster King, has also founded a publishing rm, Green Heron Associates. Madeleine Hirsiger-Carr, president of the Friends of Wakulla Springs State Park was on hand with copies of her lat est work, A New Deal for Wakulla Art and Marble in a Florida Swamp and rare copies of her rst book Watery Eden, now out of print. Ann Harrison represented the Thom as County Historical Society. Doug Alderson, with multiple publi cations, described himself as a hybrid author, because some of his books are self-published and others are with main stream publishers. Many of his works have an environmental theme. Bruce Ballister of Tallahassee offered his new science ction work, Dream land Diary, a tale of alien contact set in Wakulla and Franklin counties. Everyone was pleased to welcome former World War II tail gunner Ken Tucker back to Apalachicola. He has vis ited on many occasions to discuss the ad ventures described in his book The Last Roll Call. Gill Autrey, of Apalachicola, author of the charming collection of stories Gone with the Tides, shared a table with Judy Brown Peacock who wrote From Solo mons Porch, a work of Christian ction dealing with racial interactions in the Deep South during the 1960s. OWENS from page A2