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50www.bonifaynow.com For the latest breaking news, visitBONIFAYNOW.COMPhone: 850-547-9414 Website: bonifaynow.com Fax: 850-547-9418 IN BRIEF imes imes imes T dvertiser imes imes imes imes T T dvertiser dvertiser dvertiser dvertiser AHOLMES COUNTY Connectwithus24/7Getbreakingnews,videos,expandedstories,photo galleries,opinionsandmore...@WCN_HCT chipleypaper.com Merchant, Williams retain chairsBy CECILIA SPEARS547-9414 | @WCN_HCT cspears@chipleypaper.com BONIFAY Commissioners Monty Merchant and Kenneth Williams retained their seats as chairman and vice chairman when the Holmes County Board of County Commissioners held their annual reorganizational meeting on Nov. 26. Every year there is a chance for a new chair and vice chair and its time again to vote for the 201314 year, said County Attorney Jeff Goodman. The board approved of allowing 911 Director Clint Erickson to purchase a new scanner for $7,300 with a $500 credit from the lowest bidder using capital outlay funds designated solely for equipment for the 911 department. The board approved of advertising for the position of secretary for the Building Department with the assurance that a recommendation could be presented to the board for approval during a special called meeting on Dec. 16, 17 or 18 in order to give the retiring secretary time to train the new employee. The board also agreed with Commissioner David Whitakers suggestion to add in the description that the position is for a ve-day work week at 35 hours per week, extending it from the present fourday work week. The board approved of paying $242.63 for maintenance and repairs for the Gritney Fire Department generator. We dont give them near enough to operate, said Williams. Board approved a request by Susan Harris, Director of the Holmes County Public Library, to close the Holmes County Public Library from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Dec. 12 to celebrate the librarys 40th anniversary, which will be held at the librarys annex. Well all be at the annex, so if anyone does show up theyre welcome to join us, said Harris. Merchant said that there was interest in purchasing a pile driver Holmes County prepares with mock shooting at Poplar SpringsBy CECILIA SPEARS547-9414 | @WCN_HCT cspears@chipleypaper.com GRACEVILLE Multiple agencies throughout Holmes County joined together on Nov. 25 for an Active Shooter Functional Exercise held at Poplar Springs High School and hosted by the Holmes County Emergency Management. Principals, school staff, school board members, emergency management and law enforcement alike gathered for a joint-effort exercise to prepare them in case the unthinkable situation of a school shooter should ever happen. Wed like to think that it would never happen here and it would never happen to us, said Eddie Dixon, superintendent of Holmes County schools. But when you see the interviews after something like this happens the most you ever hear is how they didnt think that it would ever happen in their community and how it was done by people they would have never thought Coley, Gaetz visit Holmes CountyBy CECILIA SPEARS547-9414 | @WCN_HCT cspears@chipleypaper.com BONIFAY Speaker pro tempore Marti Coley and Senate President Don Gaetz visited Holmes County to listen to comments, questions and concerns from the residents and representatives of Holmes County on Dec. 2 at the Holmes County District School Board for the 2014 Regular Session of the Florida Legislature. City Councilman Roger Brooks was present on behalf of the City of Bonifay to request funding in the amount of $500,000 to go toward their ongoing water project. The existing water distribution system includes much of the original piping which is more than 50 years old, said Brooks. The system doesnt provide adequate re protection in all areas, requires continuous maintenance and is in need of replacement to maintain public health and safety. Several potable water pipe replacement projects have been completed, however, there is much of the system still in need of replacement. He explained that there was cause for concern for residents health because the majority of distribution lines were originally constructed with asbestos, cement and cast iron pipe that has now deteriorated. Most of the system was constructed with two-inch to four-inch diameter pipes which are inadequate in size and the two-inch lines are not in compliance with state requirements and some of the old pipes include lead joints which are prone to leak and are also a concern for health and safety, he added. The city is experiencing up to 31 percent water loss from the amount pumped and has safety concerns with the leaking water lines, said Brooks. As the lines leak they can create subsurface voids prior to collapsing at the surface; with many of the line beneath the roadway, this can create a driving hazard. Also, during installation and maintenance of adjacent utilities, caution is required for trench excavation near the water lines. He said that the city has been able to prevent many health issues by quickly responding to pipe repairs while issuing boil water notices when loss of pressure occurs during repairs. Replacing the old deteriorated pipes with the appropriate size pipe is LIGHTS IN THE PARKCECILIA SPEARS | Times-AdvertiserIts beginning to look a lot like Christmas as the City of Bonifay prepares for this years Parade of Lights and Celebration in the Park starting at 6 p.m. on Saturday with a parade of lights making their way down Waukesha Street and proceeding to Veterans Memorial Park where everyone is invited to share hot dogs and hot chocolate while children visit with Santa Claus. Bonifay awarded $5.3 million grantBy CECILIA SPEARS547-9414 | @WCN_HCT cspears@chipleypaper.com BONIFAY Engineer Amir Zafar of Hatch Mott MacDonald informed the Bonifay City Council that they city was awarded a $5.3 million Department of Environmental Protection waste water grant for phase two of the Waste Water Treatment Facility during their Nov. 25 meeting. It is good news for our waste water plant because we were the only ones who got the grant this time, said Zafar. Grant Writer Bob Jones advised the council that this was the time to address their needs to the legislature. Well have some rep-Wednesday, DECEMBER 4 2013Paint with SantaBONIFAY The Washington-Holmes Domestic Violence Task Force and the Silver Door will be sponsoring a Paint with Santa day from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., on Saturday, Dec. 7. A percentage of the proceeds will be donated to the WHDVTF. For more information, call 547-3321.City of Bonifay Christmas ParadeBONIFAY The Annual City of Bonifay Christmas Parade and Celebration in the Park will be held on Saturday, Dec. 7. The parade of lights will begin at 6 p.m. and will proceed to Veterans Memorial Park. Parade line up will be at 5:30 p.m. at Bonifay Elementary. No registration is necessary. Following the parade there will be visits with Santa and hot dogs and hot chocolate with Bonifay Fire and Rescue. Ultimate Production Company will provide entertainment while you enjoy fellowship around the bon re surrounded by a park full of lights. Santa is coming ESTO Santa is coming to John Clark Park in Esto from 10 a.m. to noon on Saturday, Dec. 7. After visits with Santa Kids young and old will have the chance to eat lunch with Santa.Volume 123, Number 34See GRANT A2 See CHAIRS A2 See COLEY A2 See MOCK A2INDEXArrests .................................A3 Opinion ................................A4 Sports ...............................A6-7 Extra ....................................B1 Obituaries .........................B3-5 Classi eds .........................B5-8 Rescued racers nd new homes, B1


LocalWednesday, December 4, 2013recommended, which will reduce maintenance of the old system, promote public health and safety, provide adequate re protection and provide an acceptable and reliable level of service to the customers, said Brooks. City Grant Writer Bob Jones also stood before legislation to plead their cause. Were trying to be proactive, said Jones. Were already entering in phase two and now we are in need of funding for phase three. I know funding is limited so we wanted to start earlier than we did last year. Gaetz commended the City of Bonifay for their continued efforts in this project as well as their well-prepared presentation. It shows what the city is committed to and it helps show that instead of the state bailing some city out of a crisis that instead it would be a partnership, said Gaetz. Coley said that a lot of water system funding was denied last year and that she and Gaetz came before them to explain the importance of this funding to improve water systems. We tried to explain why water projects are important and Ive got a good feeling that they have more of an understanding this time around, said Coley. This is a team effort so well see what we can do if we work together. Executive Director of the Holmes County Tourist Development Council Raymond Thomas was the next to speak. Thomas said that for rural areas the Tourist Development Council isnt working as well as it could is due to inadequate funding. Rural areas are hurting and we need help, said Thomas. We need people to know that were more than beaches and airports around here. The Chinese are coming with over 60 places developed in the United States with zero being in the State of Florida. He said that there is an upcoming gathering of 562 Chinese developers attending a conference in Dothan at the amount of $800 per ticket and he said he already booked his ticket. Thomas requested that he not be the only representative from Florida present. Opportunity Florida has a good grasp on what needs to be done, said Coley. They just need to go back to its original intent of communicating with each individual counties. I also agree that we also have to have jobs in this area so that we and our kids and our grand kids dont have to move away to nd work. Gaetz informed everyone that there would be an announcement made the next day that would affect Holmes County and had to do with travel. Resident Charles Smith came before the legislative representatives to say that there needs to be more of an emphasis made on getting the children certied in technology. Were still teaching our children how to be farmers, said Smith. Pretty soon therell be no more blue-collar jobs because blue collar jobs are the easiest to kill in the technologically advanced society. Were just going to produce a lot of unemployed and under-educated children. Gaetz assured him that measures have already been implemented on making sure that students have industry certication and that there are incentives for teachers if they can produce industry certied students who are ready for the workforce. Superintendent of Schools Eddie Dixon thanked them for being able to attend the meeting. This is how a team works, said Gaetz. Dont be shy with your concerns. Call us, email us, visit us or invite us over because we do neighborhood sessions and we do a lot better when we listen better. Coley said she always enjoys her visits. Everyone has been so open and friendly here, said Coley. South Florida may have representatives on every block but weve got team work. The important thing is team work so dont be afraid to call us any time; our door is always open. COLEY from page A1 AS AS AS Propane & Appliance Center Propane & Appliance Center Allmajorappliances(instockonly)markeddowntolowestpricing possible!Washer/DryerCombos,Freezers,Refrigerators,Grills& Smokersandmore.10%offYetiCoolers!Comeintoseethegreatdeals.850-547-1520 FREE20lbpropanecylinderfull ofgaswithpurchase ofselectgrills---while supplieslast. carpettilemarianna.com 5018947 www.tilecarpetmarianna.com resentatives here on Dec. 2 at 1 p.m. at the Holmes County District School Board ofce, Jones said. Thats when we should present them with a proposal to fund our water project in a $500,000 request. This is to apply for the next phase and if we keep asking enough people enough times we just might get funding for it all. Council Member Richard Woodham brought up once again the proposal to raise the water rates. In my experience it is better to raise it in small amounts over time and not wait several years and have to make a big jump, Jones said. Well look into the statistics for you. Woodham suggested the council investigate the possibility of having a proposal ready by the rst of the year. Weve got to do something, Mayor Lawrence Cloud said. We dont have the funds for everything we need to do for all of our residents. If we keep up at our current rate well nd ourselves in dire straits. A representative requested that a shed be replaced with a brick structure next to the Devils Den at Memorial Field for the Holmes County High School Blue Devils football team. The representative said they would use their own funds to build it. The council agreed to table the request until their attorney, Lucas Taylor, could look into the matter. The council approved of a proclamation presented by Herbert J. Kuntry Carter proclaiming Dixie Phonics to be recognized as a form of music unique to Tallahassee and the north Florida area. Grassroots American folk music has its origins in the Appalachian Mountains, Cajun music is identied with southern Louisiana, the form of music known as Texas Swing was created and developed in the state of Texas and bluegrass music traces its conception to rural Kentucky, Carter said. Due to the absence of a clearly identiable musical style in the city of Tallahassee and the general area of north Florida and south Georgia it is tting that Dixie Phonics be recognized as a cultural and artistic manifestation of music unique to Tallahassee and the north Florida area. Public Works Supervisor Jack Marell said there was a resident who received a clean-up notice that quickly retaliated with a request that the city move a 1.5-inch water pipe from his yard. The issue is that there is no documentation of an easement or city order to place the pipe there so ultimately it would be an issue between private property owners because if he insists on it being moved and it denies his neighbor water then hed be doing it at his own peril, Taylor said. The council agreed to look into moving the line. Hes just being aggravating because we gave him a letter to clean up, Woodham said. The council approved cutting down a pecan tree on Piccirillo Avenue. Tony Syfrett with Southeastern Surveying and Mapping Corporation came before the council with designs for a subdivision on Grifth Circle off of State Road 79 in Bonifay, stating he was told the subdivision was approved of in 2008. Jones told him council needed some clarication of what was approved in 2008 before the council could approve of anything and move on, which after much discussion was approved to be tabled until further review could be made. The council approved canceling their meeting set for Dec. 23, in recognition of the upcoming Christmas holiday. The next scheduled meeting of the Bonifay City Council is set for 6 p.m. on Dec. 9. for the bridge crew and presented the board with information for the next meeting for further discussion. Commissioner Bill Parish inquired about a further description for the Justice Assistance Grant for in-car cameras and Justice Assistance Grant in the amount of $1,483. He was told that the Holmes County Sheriffs Ofce was receiving a grant for $12,000 to replace the in-car cameras with updated equipment from Direct Application funds from the Florida Department of Law Enforcement with a $6,000 grant match from the sheriffs ofce. Several positions within the county districts were discussed, one of which was Williams request during the last meeting that the position of bridge crew foreman be advertised extended out of just in-house. I dont want to disregard these who have applied in-house but Id still like to post it outside, said Williams. Goodman said that they were within their union contract to extend to advertising outside of the county pool of employees if those applying were still in their probationary period or if the employer was not comfortable with the qualications for those applying and strongly advised that Williams inform those applicants why they were not being selected at this time. Williams agreed to do as Goodman advised. Goodman informed him that after reviewing the list of in-house applicants that there was one applicant who qualied except for a probationary matter that could be an issue. However, if Williams wanted, he could create a one-time exemption for this employee. I want to advertise outside, said Williams. I dont want to make any exemptions so let him apply for it as an outside applicant. The next regularly scheduled meeting of the Holmes County Board of County Commissioners is set for 9 a.m. on Dec. 10, with a possible special session on Dec. 16, 17 or 18. The Dec. 31 meeting was canceled due to it being New Years Eve. CHAIRS from page A1CEc C ILIA SPEARs S | Times-AdvertiserHolmes County Board of County Commissioners conrmed that there were no visitor speakers for their regularly scheduled board meeting on Nov. 26. GRANT from page A1capable of doing what they did. We just want to be ready. Holmes County Emergency Management enlisted the help of Disasters, Strategies and Ideas Group, LLC for planning, prepping, setting the drill and evaluating the response of the participants during the drill. These exercises are to keep your minds gears turning with the three key words, which are run, hide and ght, said Terry Schenk, Project Manager/ Exercise Director of Disasters, Strategies and Ideas Group, LLC. Too many times, when faced with a crisis situation, people will freeze and not move but were going to go through the steps to keep you thinking on your feet. The day started with an outline of what the exercise was and why it was important as well as an introduction to the itinerary for that day. The day continued with practical exercises with a scenario set up where the staff did not know where or how the one playing the shooter was going to come in and after the exercise they were evaluated on their response and went through a brieng for improvements that should be made. We assessed the schools lockdown measures and the teachers actions, said Wanda Stafford, Emergency Management Director for Holmes County and the coordinator for the exercise. The school administrators wanted to evaluate reactions to know where the school security measures really stand in an event of this magnitude. Holmes County Active Shooter Exercise provided the opportunity to test a wide range of skills, response tactics and security measures.CEc C ILIA SPEARs S | Times-AdvertiserMultiple agencies throughout Holmes County joined together on Nov. 25 for an Active Shooter Functional Exercise put on by the Holmes County Emergency Management. MOCK from page A1 A2 | Holmes County Times-Advertiser


LocalHolmes County Times-Advertiser | A3Wednesday, December 4, 2013 SowellTractorCo.,Inc.2841Hwy.77North,PanamaCity www.sowelltractorco.comWeTrade forAnything ThatDont Eat! Financing Arranged (WAC) Congratulations DonaldRobison Winnerof$100giftcard*chipleypaper.com bonifaynow.com From Staff ReportsGRACEVILLE A Graceville man is under arrest in connection with a Thanksgiving Day double homicide, according to a news release from the Graceville Police Department. The identities of the two gunshot victims have not been released, pending the notication of next of kin. Joseph Gilley, 31, of Graceville, was arrested in connection with the shooting after a ve-hour manhunt after he was identied as a possible suspect. Gilley, who is from Vernon, according to his Facebook page, was arrested at a relatives house at about 3:30 a.m. Friday. At about 10:45 p.m. Thursday, a Graceville police ofcer was agged down and told of a possible shooting, according to police. When police arrived at 5267 Peanut Road, they discovered a man and a woman dead from apparent gunshot wounds. The Jackson County Sheriffs Ofce was called to assist with the investigation. Police learned one of the victims vehicles was missing, but the vehicle was later found abandoned, according to police. Gilley was identied as a possible suspect, and he was taken into custody early Friday morning without incident. The Graceville police were assisted by the sheriffs ofce, the Florida Department of Law Enforcement Crime Lab, Jackson and Apalachicola Correctional tracking teams, the Medical Examiners Ofce and the State Attorneys Ofce. Holmes CountyNOv V 17-23James Anderson, 31, hold for outside agency Shannon Aycock, 31, violation of probation Jason Bullard, 30, driving while license suspended or revoked Robert Cummings, 20, violation of probation Chastity Marie Fleming, 30, out of county warrant, possession of controlled substance Justin Gettings, 25, housed for outside agency Michael Kelsey Glenn Jr., 28, driving while license suspended or revoked Richard Hudson, 48, child support Thomas Jordan, 27, child support Timothy Lane, 56, driving under the inuence Christopher Leis, 39, violation of probation on possession of meth, violation of probation on driving while license suspended or revoked Timothy Scott Lewis, 50, domestic battery Mark Anthony Lucious, possession of controlled substance with intent to sell David Robert Melanchuk, 26, possession of marijuana less than 20 grams, possession of medication without prescription Jeffery Messer, 28, hit and run, nonmoving trafc violation 2 counts Travis Miller, 37, attaching tag not assigned Brean Nicole Newman, 18, possession of medication without prescription Crystal Newsome, 44, housed for Hillsborough Curtis Ray Oldaker, Jr., 32, driving while license suspended or revoked Tyler Allen Pate, 20, possession of marijuana less than 20 grams Lisa T. Pumphrey, 47, hold for outside agency Zachary Varnes, 20, aggravated battery on a pregnant person Ronnie Eugene Ward, 22, battery Warren Cody Ward, 19, battery domestic violence Arrest reREPOrR TNov. 18-22Marriage ARRIAGE SEL Nelson 6/5/1947 of Ponce de Leon and Leuanner Carrie Corbin 7/19/1938 of Ponce de Leon Shawn Michael Watson 9/18/1992 of Bonifay and Stacy Denise Sellers 12/17/1990 of Bonifay Jerry Lynn Paul 11/15/1964 of Bonifay and Jessica Denise Crawford 1/26/1989 of Bonifay Carmelo Ramirez 4/16/1991 of Slocomb Ala. and Brisa Jazmin Nunez 8/26/1994 of Dothan Ala. Charlie Joe Steverson 5/16/1948 of Bonifay and Denise Yvette Redmon 2/16/1964 of Bonifay Cody Alan Rowe 9/26/1992 of Wausau and Jordyn Deborah Maines 6/16/1996 of Bonifay Kenneth Jerome Hall 5/8/1972 of Bonifay and Jessica Rena Pitts 12/28/1986 of BonifayDiv IV Orce RCE SBill Andrew Jordan, Sr. and Sara Lee Jordan Marriages and divDIVOrceRCESGraceville double homicide suspect in custodyFrom Staff ReportsMARIANNA A Jackson County judge acted with judicial vindictiveness when he sentenced a woman to woman to 20 years in prison for her role in a dangerous meth lab explosion, according to recent decision by an appeals court. That doesnt mean Judge William Wright was vindictive in the sense that the word is commonly understood when he sentenced Alicia Baxter to 20 years in prison; it means the circumstances of the sentencing create the presumption that the sentence imposed is improper, the court said. The First District Court of Appeal threw out Baxters sentence in a decision issued Wednesday. She is to be resentenced by a judge who has not been involved in her case or the case against her co-defendant. Judges in Florida are not prohibited from engaging in plea negotiations as long as they are impartial arbiters. Wrights off-therecord comments during the negotiations seem to reect something other than a dispassionate stake in the proceeding, the DCA wrote. That, coupled with the disparity between the offer and Baxters eventual sentence, create a reasonable likelihood Baxters ultimate sentence was imposed in retaliation for exercising her right to a jury trial rather than pleading guilty, the court found. This case is difcult because it is clothed in the emotionally-charged language of judicial vindictiveness, a doctrine so altered from its roots that as here relief may be warranted even if the trial judge was not vindictive as that word is ordinarily used and dened in the dictionary, the ruling said. Baxter and her boyfriend started a re in a Marianna hotel room when their shake-and-bake meth lab exploded. Baxters boyfriend was burned and the hotel, which was booked to capacity, was evacuated. She was charged with attempting to manufacture a controlled substance, possession of a listed chemical and arson of an occupied structure. Her boyfriend faced similar charges, and they were both offered similar plea deals: a year in the county jail followed by several years of probation. Her boyfriend took the deal. Baxter accepted the deal too, and Wright sentenced her as he said he would, but she withdrew her plea before the end of the hearing. Wright warned her she faced a possible maximum sentence of 50 years if she went to trial. Baxter said she understood. Its withdrawn. Set it for trial, Wright said. There aint no more talking. That day, Baxter left the courthouse and threw up while her public defender talked with Wright. She wanted to take the deal, the attorney said, but Wright decided not to go with through with another hearing that day because Baxter was ill. The next day, Baxter returned to court and apologized, saying she had been nervous. At some point that day, Wright told her attorney hed changed his mind and wouldnt accept the plea. Baxter was eventually convicted by a jury. Her sentence was 20 times greater than her boyfriends. Throughout negotiations, Wright made off-therecord comments to attorneys that cops didnt like the deal Baxter was being offered, and that the offer had been extended for the benet of Baxters public defender, the court said. The First DCA found that Wrights eventual decision that everyone should just do their jobs was commendable. Meth conviction tossed by appeals court JOSeEPhH gille GILLEY SS Pecial ECIAL TO TheTHE TimeTIME S-Adver DVERTi I Ser ER


HAVE SOMETHING TO SAY?Letters to the editor and comments on Web versions of news stories are welcomed. Letters are edited only for grammar, spelling, clarity, space and consistency, but we ask that they be limited to 300 words where possible. Letter writers are asked to provide a home address and daytime telephone number (neither is printed) for veri cation purposes. Letters may be sent to 1364 N. Railroad Ave., Chipley, FL 32428 or emailed to news@chipleypaper. com. Please specify if the letter should be printed in the Washington County News or Holmes County TimesAdvertiser. Questions? Call 638-0212. OPINION www.bonifaynow.comWednesday, December 4, 2013 APage 4SectionThe views expressed here are not necessarily those of this paper or Halifax Media Group. WANT MORE?Find us online at chipleypaper.com friend us on Facebook or tweet us @WCN_HCT POSTMASTER: Send address change to: Holmes County Times-Advertiser P.O. 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CONTACTUSPUBLISHER Nicole Bare eld: nbare eld@chipleypaper.com NEWS, SPORTS OR OPINION news@bonifaynow.com CLASSIFIED & CIRCULATION Brenda Taylor: btaylor @chipleypaper.com 850-638-0212 Circulation Customer Service 1-800-345-8688 ADVERTISING Bill Allard: wallard@ chipleypaper. com 850-547-9414With the Thanksgiving Holiday just passed, the Prattlers thoughts keep taking him back to the old home place where he and seven other siblings grew to adulthood. This home still stands and is kept and maintained by our sister, Muriel Wells Turner, and husband, Roy, as a Mecca, lighthouse, beacon, memorial and shrine, for the offspring of Hugh Thomas Wells and Marie Harris Wells. It was the desire of our parents that Muriel become owner of the old farm home, plus her share of the acreage owned by them. All of the siblings shared in ownership of a parcel of the open land our parents possessed at the time of their death. This year, Maria, the oldest daughter of Muriel, put together a Thanksgiving evening festive bon re inviting all the cousins that being the grandchildren of Hugh and Marie, to gather at the old home. Cousin Hiran Tison dug the pit for the re and provided ample kindling and rewood. The invitation was extended to the succeeding generation of youngsters, plus any adult to chose to attend. Included in the fun event was story telling, food and merriment, including string music by Hiram and Glen Tison, joined by Steven Wells and Emory Wells. The entire cousins ensemble sang the songs remembered from their grandfathers repertoire of music, including: The old man he was chasing his son round the barn, he was chasing his son round the barn, and as he was chasing his son round the barn, he was chasing his son round the barn! A second number goes like this: Hey, uncle Johnny, dont you want to buy my dog? He wont catch a chicken but he will catch a hog. Hes a nice little poodle and he plays yankee doodle-and he makes good sausage meatand he make good sausage meat! The Prattler recommends that you need not look for these recordings in music stores! A total of 44 came to enjoy the extravaganza, including the food, which was served in the open carport near the gigantic bon re. The chilly night brought out the coats and sweaters for attendees and also caused the very young to seek warmth around the heaters in the home. Older ones departed early for the heated comfort of their own homes. All four of our sons joined the cousins get together, Hester and I, along with all of the other siblings, allowed what may become an annual gathering for the third generation, to carry out the party all on their own. The two of us, along with Max and Joyce, did join Muriel and Roy for the Friday night after Thanksgiving supper of a pot luck bean soup and home made cornbread prepared as only Muriel can bake the delicacy so near to our mother Maries recipe. This event has become a tradition since the passing of both of our parents. Due to other demands of the holiday, plus sickness, the Thanksgiving night event did not draw the crowds as did the outdoor bon re. Referring to the adjectives describing the old home place in the rst paragraph in a number of ways, it is still felt that this location of our parents one and only home throughout their seventy-two years together, still serves well in all of categories listed. The American Heritage Dictionary gives one de nition of Mecca as a place regarded as a desirable goal. A Lighthouse is de ned as a tall structure topped by a powerful light used to guide ships. A strict interpretation of this application to our old home would best be seen in a gurative way. One description of beacon, is listed as anything that warns or guides, which may require some broad application, but seems to t for the purpose we are mentioning here. The word memorial has a dictionary de nition of the memory of a person or event, which, in this context, applies to more than one person and more than one event. In our every day living, we had in uential grandparents on both sides, and other relatives, plus a host of others whose home was our home and who made monumental contributions to our development. Page 362 of the Heritage of Washington County book has an article entitled Hugh Thomas Wells and Marie Harris Wells, Part II, and it uses as a theme if these walls could talk. It tells of the multitude of people, including some hitchhikers picked up off the highway with no money and no job, who came into our home and made some valuable impressions on all of our lives. The bon re activities obviously adds another chapter to the talking walls theory. Hopefully it, and other worthwhile, positive events, will continue to add proper memorials to our parents memory to show appreciation for the efforts made in child rearing and providing a home for eight children in some rather trying economic times. An adjective close to a memorial is shrine. Its de nition is: A site or object hallowed or revered for its history or association. A few years ago, a memorial sign was placed in front of our old home, in an effort initiated by our oldest brother, Jim, and the youngest one, Max, with the following wording: THE HOME PLACE OF HUGH AND MARIE WELLS, ESTABLISHED IN 1925. The siblings and other family members held a dedication ceremony to of cially unveil this sign to those who pass by and view what I openly call a sacred monument to the parents who worked hard, sacri ced, and taught us the best they knew about life. See you all next week.Holiday leads to thoughts of homePERRYS PRATTLEPerry Wells So much of my life is controlled by cats I thought I might as well write some of the cat-ventures and cattastrophes of my life. Recently, there have been several. Last week, my friend Paula asked me to pick up her two coal black half grown kittens from the vet where she was taking them for spaying. She does so many things for me including feeding and taking care of our cats when we are gone that I was happy to oblige. I brought them home and left them in the carrier for an hour or so, then I released them on my glassed in porch and went on to the beauty shop. When I returned, the screen had been knocked out and two black cats were nowhere to be found. Soon, Jack spotted one being chased by Casper, one of our white outside cats, so we easily rescued Sister. But Onyx was nowhere to be seen. We scoured our and the neighbors property. I know why my brother Clyde always named his hunting dogs with a name beginning with a consonant. Try calling loudly, Onyx. I made at least six forays outside calling Onyx between the time Paula left with Sister after giving up the hunt and bed time. I dont know what the neighbors may have thought of this old lady outside calling kitty-kittykitty at 10 p.m. The next morning, Jack called me to come and look as he went out to get the paper. Onyx was underneath the sofa on the porch. She was there all the time, so black we couldnt see her. The next day, Maria, one of our inside cats decided to be an outside cat and I repeated the calling and searching the property, but when darkness fell, she showed up. It turned out, however, that she was ill and had to spend the next night with Dr. Brad. Maria is the most eccentric cat weve ever been owned by, and I think the reason for her illness was the addition of a bob tailed kitten with Siamese markings named Tebo to our menagerie. (No disrespect to Tim) One of her eccentricities is the adoption of three stuffed kittens which I already had, not to play with as Macie, my tabby Manx does. But, Maria calls them at bedtime with her mama cat call which she was deprived the privilege of ever using with real babies. Then, she selects one, the green, the pink, or the print stuffed kitten to bring to our bed. She is the talkingest cat weve ever owned. She talks sympatheticly when we cough or sneeze. She complains when I load or unload the dishwasher before she leaves the room in a huff. The kitten Tebo reminds us very much of Trouble, the 17 year old part ame point Siamese that was given to me by Jamie Owen. Tebo came to us from Kim Hudson Barber a Holmes County High School grad who is the Agri-Science teacher and FFA Advisor at Malone. Tebos doing his best to help me type this and nding functions on my computer that I havent discovered yet. His function was to have been replacing Trouble who is hanging on tenaciously. Trouble replaced Tip number two. Tip was a huge Siamese colored male with white tuxedo markings and white feet and tail tip. He was Jacks loyal companion, following him all over the blueberry eld like a dog. Maryanne Elam always asked me, Hows Tip? He lived to a ripe old age. My claim to fame with Marianne was giving her a black and white long haired PercyCat. Percy and Tip were the offspring of Crystal, a white semi long haired cat that my sister Muriel brought us from Marianna. She was a wonderful mother cat and we blessed a lot of homes with, Siamese colored, white, and black and white kittens, some short haired and some with long hair. Tip replaced Old Tip, a black and white male also devoted to my husband. He disappeared shortly after we opened the blueberry business. Tony Polino who worked for us thought he had seen him over in West Bonifay so we spent many late evenings driving around that neighborhood calling Tip, but he never returned. It would be impossible to recall all the cats that have blessed our family. Some stand out, however. There was Princess the long haired white cat with a blue eye and a hazel eye that Clyde and Teena, my brother and sister-in-law, gave to Hiram when he was about 10. She saw him through high school and part of college and populated the area with many beautiful kittens. Although she was deaf, she was a good mother and left us with Ali and Angel. Cindy had a black and white mama kitty named Amy who taught her all about the facts of life. Cindy attended many kitten birthings. Once when Cindy had a group of her little girl friends over for a birthday party, Amy climbed up in a chair among the party girls and began delivering kittens. The last nal effort of Amys was the delivery of one puny baby one weekend while Cindy was home from college. I had not known that the cat was expecting. Glen was not as much of a cat lover. He preferred dogs. He only claimed one solid black cat, Devil, who ate a blue tailed lizard and carried a crooked neck nerve damage for the rest of his life. I should never have started this, because, like the Song of Scheherozod, it has no ending. Perhaps Ill take a lesson from my brother, Perry, and do a series. Mine will be The cats Ive known.HAPPY CORNERHazel Wells Tison CATventures and CATastrophes Letter to the EDITORDear Editor, It was recently reported Ms. Debbie Kolmetz of the Holmes County School Board tried, once again, to make available to the taxpayers audio recordings of meetings and the quali cations be made available to board members before voting on personnel moves. Both are excellent suggestions. I was surprised quali cations were not known to board members. Both suggestions were not adopted. An important part of the hiring/promoting process is quali cations. One board member has a small business, another members husband had/ had a small business. I nd it hard to believe quali cations were not and important factor in their businesses. Why should Holmes County Schools be different? Dick BashtBonifayQuali cations question


LocalHolmes County Times-Advertiser | A5Wednesday, December 4, 2013Project bringing highspeed Web to rural areasBy VALERIE GARMAN 747-5076 | @valeriegarman vgarman@pcnh.com PANAMA CITY Rural Northwest Florida soon will be home to a broadband network capable of handling 1,000 times the capacity of existing Internet service in the area. Funded by the 2009 federal stimulus package, the $24 million project will bring broadband Internet access to eight underserved counties in the Panhandle, including Calhoun, Gulf, Franklin, Holmes, Jackson, Washington, Liberty and Gadsden counties. Slated for an end-of-the-year completion, the project also will provide coverage for the south-central Florida counties of DeSoto, Hardee, Glades, Hendry, Highlands and Okeechobee and the community of Immokalee. Known as the Florida Rural Broadband Alliance (FRBA), the initiative is a partnership between Opportunity Florida and the Florida Rural Heartland Economic Development Initiative, agencies that serve areas of critical economic concern in the state. Jim Brook, executive director of Opportunity Florida representing the rural Panhandle, said one of the main goals is to provide cost-effective, highspeed Internet directly to community anchor institutions, such as public schools, libraries, local governments and emergency services. It will provide additional capacity, at hopefully affordable rates, Brook said. According to data from the FRBA, only 39 percent of these rural areas have access to broadband service, yet they represent about 20 percent of Floridas land mass. The middle mile broadband network will extend the current Internet backbone to local Internet service providers (ISPs) that serve households and small businesses in these communities. Brook said the back-haul network is required to meet capacity requirements of up to 200 megabytes per second. Traditionally, the end result to the residential consumer would be provided by independent ISPs that traditionally sell at the last mile, Brook said. It provides a scalable, and in many cases, less costly capacity. Brook said the intention is not to compete with current providers, but simply to increase capacity. This was not a system that was put in place to replace existing services, Brook said. Were not only willing, but were obligated to negotiate with existing providers. Once the project is completed, service will be sold at a lowest reasonable cost through a network operator, Brook said, which is in the final stages of negotiation. Within the $4.7 trillion stimulus package, $7.2 billion was designated for broadband infrastructure projects in rural areas across the country. To qualify for grants, companies must show they can provide broadband service to areas that meet any of the following: where 90 percent of households have no broadband access, 50 percent have inadequate broadband coverage at speeds of less than three megabytes per second, or areas where service is available, but less than 40 percent of the population subscribes. This was a system that was primarily developed to provide additional capacity and capacity needed to community anchor institutions, Brook said. Its trying to equalize the country in terms of access to technology, Brook said. 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OUTDOORS Wednesday, December 4, 2013 Page 6www.bonifaynow.com | www.chipleypaper.comSend your Outdoors news to news@chipleypaper.com ASection Special to Halifax Media Group BONIFAY For years peewee football has been a regular event here in Holmes County and pretty much everywhere else in the south east United States. Something else just as common and goes hand in hand with the football at this age level is the peewee cheerleaders. This year it was decided that it was time to give these girls the opportunity to compete. The event was held at the Holmes County High School gym on Nov. 23 and the doors opened at 8 a.m. and the competition starting at 9 a.m. The event took about 3 hours to wrap it up with trophies given to the top 3 teams in each age group. Those involved with the organization of the event consider it a great success. Multiple age groups participated from the following Teams, Alford Eagles, Bethlehem, Blue Devils, Popular Springs, PDL Pirates, and Panama City Glenwood.11-13 PDL Pirates cheerleading squad took rst place. COMPETITION RESULTS: 5-7 age group First Place Blue DevilsSecond Place Panama City/GlenwoodThird Place Popular Springs Atomics8-10 age group First Place Panama City/Glenwood BulldogsSecond Place Blue Devils Team BlueThird Place Blue Devils Team Gold11-13 group First Place PDL PiratesSecond Place Bethlehem WildcatsThird Place Popular Springs Atomics. PHOTOS SPECIAL TO HALIFAX MEDIA GROUPThe 5-7-year-old Blue Devils cheerleaders took top honors in the cheer competition on Nov. 23. 8-10 Panama City/Glenwood Bulldogs were the top cheerleading squad in the 8-10 years old category. PEEWEE CHEERLEADING COMPETITIONSpecial to Halifax Media GroupBONIFAY Saturday, Nov. 23, saw Pee Wee football action starting later than usual with the rst game at 2:30 p.m. It was the championship game for the 5-7 age group, and featured the Holmes County Blue Devils against the Alford Eagles. Both of these teams fought a tough game with this game lasting almost two hours, which is very long for one from this age group. But when it was over the Blue Devils came up short and the Eagles won this years championship game. The next game was to determine the winner for the 8-10 age group, and was the Holmes County Blue Devils against the Panama City/Glenwood Bulldogs. At rst it appeared this might be a really competitive game but then the Blue devils got rolling and it looked like every other game this team has played this year with the exception that this time 6 points did get scored against them. But that is the only points scored against this Blue Devil Team all year. Kalen Evans rushed for 3 touchdowns and threw one touchdown reception to EJ Reddice. The defense stood very strong and only allowed one touchdown. The nal score was 28-6. These Blue Devils won their championship coming off with just about the perfect season. When the 8-10 team were done it was time for the 11-13 teams to play. It was the undefeated Ponce de Leon Pirates against the Glenwwod Bulldogs. This game was a ght till the very end. The Bulldogs got up rst with 8 points and held that lead for a while. But once the Pirates started putting on the points they didnt stop until there were 22 on the board. The game took a sober note when a player from Panama Citys older team was down after being tackled particularly hard. Prayers were answered and good news received that he had only a mild concussion and apparently no spinal injuries. The nal score was 22-8, and a win for PDL. The 11-13 Pirates won their championship and had an overall record this year of 8-0. Pee Wee championships played PEEWEE FOOTBALL CHAMPIONSHIPThe 5-7 year old Alford Eagles were champions in their division on Nov. 23. The 8-10 Blue Devils were the pee wee football champions after they defeated the Panama City/Glenwood Bulldogs 28-6. The 11-13 Ponce de Leon Pirates took top honors in their division.Peewee cheerleading competition heldBy CECILIA SPEARS547-9414 | @WCN_HCT cspears@chipleypaper.com BONIFAY The Holmes County Blue Devils fell to the Cottondale Hornets in high school basketball Monday night with a score of 5049 and 48-42 at the Holmes County High School. Blue Devils junior varsity team found themselves ahead in the rst period with a score of 16-9 until the Cottondale Hornets fought back, giving them a tied score of 24-24 at the end of the rst half. The Blue Devils took the lead at the end of the third period with a score of 38-29, but the Hornets quickly swarmed in for a nal sting that won them the game with a score of 50-49 with only 43 seconds left on the clock. The Blue Devils varsity took the lead, ending the rst period with a score of 10-7, but the Hornets were quick to recover and ended the second half with a score of 23-19. The Blue Devils and Hornets battled it out, meeting stride for stride until the Hornets became relentless, ending the third period with a score of 36-29. The Blue Devils fought back and regained some of their lost points, however the Hornets proved to be too much as the game ended with a score of 48-42 in favor of the Hornets. Next the Blue Devils will face the Mosley Dolphins in an away game at 7 p.m. on Dec. 5.Blue Devils fall to Hornets 50-49; 48-42 The Cottondale Hornets stung the Holmes County High Blue Devils 48-42 Monday in Bonifay.CELIA SPEARS | Special to the News


Tolearnhowyoucansupportour communitysuniversity,contact MaryBethLovingoodat(850)770-2108 ormblovingood@pc.fsu.edu. FLORIDASTATEUNIVERSITY PANAMACITYTHECAMPAIGNFOROURCOMMUNITYSUNIVERSITYEndowmentforTomorrowsJobs $4,500,000 $500,000 $1,500,000 $2,500,000 $3,500,000 $4,500,000 $0 $1,000,000 $2,000,000 $3,000,000 $4,000,000 $5,000,000 GOAL Blountstown 21 14 7 0 42 Cottondale 0 0 0 0 0First quarterBHS Jordan 2 run (Bennett kick) 11:25, 7-0 BHS BHS AMayorga 9 run (Bennett kick) 7:46, 14-0 BHS Jordan 10 run (Bennett kick) 3:05, 21-0Second quarterBHS SPeterson 16 pass from Jordan (Bennett kick) 5:30, 28-0 BHS CPeterson 5 interception return (Bennett kick) 1:40, 35-0Third quarterBHS SPeterson 72 interception return (Bennett kick) 7:48, 42-0By BRAD MILNER747-5065 | @PCNHBradMilner bmilner@pcnh.com COTTONDALE Meet Hunter Jordan and Blountstown, the destroyers of playoff dreams. The senior quarterback accounted for three touchdowns in leading the topranked Tigers over Cottondale 42-0 in the Class 1A state semi nal Friday. Blountstown improved to 13-0 and remained unchallenged in what has been a dominant run. Cottondale fell woefully short in its rst state semi nal appearance and nished 8-5. Cottondale pulled off two upsets to reach this stage for the rst time, but it met the fate of Liberty County and Port St. Joe in previous weeks. Blountstown will play Trenton for the state title in Orlando this Friday. Trenton edged Dixie County 17-14 in Fridays other semi nal. We kept it going all year, Jordan said. All the hard work has put us here. Jordan scored from 2 yards out to give the Tigers a boost 35 seconds into the game. He also scrambled for a 10-yard score late in the rst quarter to give Blountstown a 21-0 lead. Further proof of the Tigers un appable demeanor came two plays after an illegal block penalty. Jordan looked left and lobbed a pass to Shon Peterson, who took it 16 yards for a four-touchdown lead. The bus was rmly warmed for Orlando by then. The Tigers entered the season as regional favorites. They proved the point by outscoring playoff opponents 116-6 with two shutouts. We had the whole town looking to us, said Jordan, whose 28 total yards came on his three scores. Its like a weight off our shoulders. Cottondales offense met the impenetrable Blountstown defense, also headed by Jordan, and nished with 102 yards. Rushing leader Norris Calhoun, the backbone of two previous postseason comebacks, was limited to 32 yards on 17 carries. The Hornets squandered a chance to score in the second quarter on what was their best drive. Trailing 21-0, they moved to the Tigers 9 in 13 plays. A holding penalty, 10-yard loss on a reverse and an interception provided a narrative for the dif cult night. Alex Mayorga added an exclamation point to the tale with a 62-yard run on the next play. Peterson scored four plays later. Cottondales Cinderella run of cially ended 30 minutes later under a running clock. Mayorga led all rushers with 113 yards. Blountstown was balanced again with seven ballcarriers in the rst half. Its been a successful formula and one Blountstown is packing for Orlando. Were gonna do what weve done this season, Jordan said. Run the ball and pound away on defense. Blountstown advanced to its rst state nal since 2004 when it fell to Fort Meade in Class 1A. Trenton played in last years state championship game before losing to Bratt Northview.Class 1A semi nal: Blountstown Tigers roll over Cottondale HornetsBy BRAD MILNER747-5065 | @PCNHBradMilner bmilner@pcnh.com BLOUNTSTOWN Coaches dont like when you label their teams as favorites. They like to let them do the talking on the eld. In that case, Blountstown should have a lot to say this season. The Tigers moved from District 4-1A to 3-1A and despite playing alongside Holmes County, Chipley, South Walton and Bozeman, are in line to challenge for a playoff spot and title. An experienced group of 10 seniors and 12 juniors will lead Blountstown, which advanced to the second round of the playoffs in 2012. The Tigers will go as far as Hunter Jordan and Javakiel Brigham take them on offense and defense. Thats not to say there arent other potent pieces aside from those seniors, but their production will be key in determining Blountstowns fate. Jordan returns at quarterback after throwing for 838 yards and rushing for 476 as a junior. He also will line up other places on offense and will see more time on defense at linebacker and on the line, his father and Blountstown coach Greg Jordan said. Hes 240-245, a big boy and will do some different things, Coach Jordan said. Hes gonna play some tight end and move around a bit and hell play more defense. I didnt let him hardly play defense (as a junior) just to keep him healthy. But its his last year and I dont want him to have any regrets. Theres little doubt the elder Jordan also wants his son to play a variety of positions to give college scouts more to evaluate. Eyes also will be trained on Brigham, who Jordan expects to again lead the team in tackles (91 last season) and will move from tailback to fullback. Brigham leads all returners with 660 yards rushing and added three touchdowns. He will be used less in motion at fullback as Coach Jordan tries to ration his energy. That will save him a lot, Jordan said. Well try to rest these guys on offense so they can be out there on defense. Hunter Jordan will earn a series or two of rest as junior Dillon Lee works more at quarterback. Coach Jordan is con dent in the replacement and said hes improved. Brother tandems of Corin and Shontayvious Peterson and Alex (245 yards, four TDs) and Justin Mayorga will rotate at wing and running back. Junior Fabion Solomon will back up Brigham at fullback. Theres a little bit of depth in the back eld, at least a quality backup at each of those positions, Jordan said. Its critical to keep those guys out there on the eld. Blountstowns offensive line will be a strength, Jordan said. The group is paced by senior center Jay Williams and junior tackles Tommy Futch and Cole Taylor at 310 and 292 pounds, respectively. Juniors Dewayne Larramore and C.J. Hires complete the line. The Tigers have the luxury of only needing one offensive lineman rotating to play both ways the majority of the time on defense, with Stephen Matthews and Marcus Lewis starting at the down positions. Hunter Jordan and Brigham anchor the second and third tiers of the unit, which also include Shontayvious Peterson at linebacker and Corin Peterson, Lee and junior Tanner Peacock in the secondary. Blountstown had ve shutouts last season, including blanking Holmes County 10-0 in the regional opener. The Tigers gave up fewer than 20 points in three of their ve losses and scored only one touchdown in each. Jordan shied away from calling Blountstown a favorite in the district and region, but hes aware expectations are high. Our biggest thing, like all 1A schools, is the injury bug, he said. You can go from a potentially good season to a bad one quickly. If we keep them healthy we have a shot to make a run at it. We have a pretty good group. Theres con dence going in, we had a good spring and a good summer and were looking forward and see how it goes.2013 Preview: Blountstown poised for run at title HEATHER LEIPHART | The News HeraldShaundre Macroy.HEATHER LEIPHART | The News Herald Shontavious Peterson running for a touchdown. SPORTS www.bonifaynow.comWednesday, December 4, 2013 APage 7Section


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Rehwinkel elected to Gulf Power boardSpecial to Halifax Media GroupPENSACOLA Michael T. Rehwinkel, Executive Chairman of EVRAZ North America, has been elected to the Gulf Power Company board of directors. Rehwinkel, who is based in Pensacola, became Executive Chairman of EVRAZ in July of this year. EVRAZ North America is a leading steel manufacturer that produces more than 5 million tons annually of at, long and tubular products. Rehwinkel held the position of CEO and President of EVRAZ from 2010 to 2013. He was responsible for transforming EVRAZ from a collection of companies to one commercially driven vertically integrated rm focused on value creation. Currently he serves the steel industry as Chairman of the American Iron and Steel Institute. Mike brings a wealth of industrial business experience and leadership to our board, said Stan Connally, Gulf Power President and CEO. He will be a strong advocate for continued excellence in our electric operations. Further, his knowledge in the manufacturing business will make him a valuable asset to our team as we continue to focus on economic development in Northwest Florida. Rehwinkel has more than 30 years of industrial manufacturing experience. Before joining EVRAZ, he held a variety of executive positions at Georgia-Pacic, including President of GP Wood Products and Senior Vice President of the companys packaging business. He also held senior management roles in operations, nance and sales at Pactiv, MidAmerican Packaging and International Paper. Rehwinkel holds a Bachelor of Science degree in accounting from William Carey University in Hattiesburg, Miss., and completed the Advanced Management Program at Duke University in North Carolina. He and his wife, Patti, were born and raised in Mobile, Ala. They have two grown sons, Andrew, who is an educator at Pensacola High School, and Lee, who heads a research group in London. By ZACK McDONALD747-5071 | @PCNHzack zmcdonald@pcnh.com COTTONDALE Community members are coming together after ames and smoke ravaged a church in the wake of a holiday-season Sunday service. Fireghters closed a section of U.S. 231 on Nov. 25 to reach adjacent re hydrants after receiving reports of thick, black smoke coming from First Baptist Church of Cottondale about 5:45 a.m. In an early Thanksgiving service the evening before, Pastor Jack Brock preached a sermon thanking God in good times and bad, he said. Little did he know the morning would hold one of those bad times. Brocks assessment of the damage was not optimistic. Much of what he had seen by midday Monday was not salvageable. He was told the building might have to be razed. But at least none of his 130-person congregation had been in the church during the blaze, he said. Were praising the Lord nobody was hurt, Brock said. The church is the body the people and weve got a wonderful fellowship that will rebuild. Were stronger than this, and God is stronger than anything. Brock, the churchs pastor for 27 years, was visibly shaken by the nights events as members of the youth ministry brought out heat-damaged musical instruments, water-logged Bibles and soot-covered, framed portraits in a procession leading to the Youth and Family Ministry Center building next door. Fire crews rst arrived at the blaze just after 5:45 a.m., as smoke billowed from the roof of a classroom and ofce building that separated the chapel and the fellowship hall. Flames were not visible from outside but raged within the center building when reghters poured in, according to Will Arroyo, assistant chief of the Cottondale Fire Department. The State Fire Marshals Ofce had not determined the cause of the re Monday, but Arroyo suspected the re originated in a rst oor utility room, moved up the stairway and eventually spread to the attic which is connected to the chapel. Its pretty safe to say this building is lost inside, Arroyo said. Some of the main structure of the roof is damaged as well, and that might be hard to replace. Fireghters cut a vent in the roof to salvage other areas connected by the attic. However, heat and smoke already had melted or blackened everything within the chapel. Boot imprints cut through black soot in the churchs vestibule, revealing the white tile underneath the tracks of reghters. Soot covered pews, clung to the walls and windows and coated the altar before a melted rendering of the Ten Commandments.  CoOMMUnNItTY HelpELPThroughout the morning, local church leaders offered Brock alternate locations to hold services throughout the holiday season. Others offered chairs for parishioners to sit in during sermons and other donations, but Brock was not yet sure what needed to be replaced. Everything is black in there, Brock said. Its in pretty bad shape all the way to the back building. We dont even know where to start right now. Brock also was waiting to learn the extent of damage to the chapel structure itself. The heat could have affected the integrity of the mortar and bricks holding the church together, he said, but denitely not that of the church members resolve. This communitys like that: If one person is down, everybodys down, Brock said. We will denitely be here worshipping Sunday, even if we have to get out here in the back lot as cold as it can be; well be here. MMIcCHaelAEL T. ReEHWInNKeEL Blaze ravages Jackson County churchAndre NDRE W WardloWARDLO W | Halifax MediaA youth group member arranges photographs of the current and former pastors of First Baptist Church in Cottondale after a re at the church on Monday. Left, The ten commandments show signs of damage after a re at First Baptist Church in Cottondale on Monday. Right, First Baptist Church in Cottondale is taped off after the re.


Washington County News Holmes County Times-Advertiser BPAGE 1Section EXTRATrivia FunWilson CaseyWC@Trivia Guy.com Trivia Fun with Wilson Casey, Guinness World Record Holder from Woodruff, S.C., is published in more than 500 newspapers across the country and is a weekly feature in The Washington County News and The Holmes County Times-Advertiser. 1 ) Reportedly where is Dimmitts Auto Salvage that really uses the red pickup truck from older TVs Sanford and Son? CA, NV, IN, FL 2) Whom did Bjorn Born defeat in the nals on winning his rst imbledon? Nastase, Vilas, Orantes, Connors 3) When did the last eyewitness to Lincolns assassination ass away? 1890, 1904, 1938, 1956 4) What golf club was invented by Gene Sarazen? Putter, 1-wood, 6-iron, Sand wedge 5) Who was the rst Chinese to win the Nobel Prize in Literature? Nicholas Tse, Jia Dao, Gao Xingjian, Stanley Ho 6) In Greek mythology what goddess cuts the thread of life? Herculia, Atropos, Lacheis, Randama 7) What was the horses name of President John Tyler? Ladystone, Cottonmouth, Sentry, The General 8) Where is the (Rotten) Sneakers Hall of Fumes? Milwaukee, Madison, Montpelier, Miami 9) What rock group was originally The New Yardbirds? Led Zeppelin, ELO, Steppenwolf, Toto 10) Who was the rst pole vaulter to clear 17 feet? Pennel, Stones, Funnel, Duvall 11) What did Woodrow Wilson denounce as The arrogance of wealth? Inside toilet, 2 suits, Electricity, Automobile 12) From the 1920s none of Notre Dames famed Four Horsemen weighed more than? 170, 185, 200, 215 13) On what Bay is the worlds rst nuclear-powered lighthouse? Chesapeake, Hudson, San Francisco, Monterey 14) In 1935 the rst beer sold in cans was put on sale in what city? Chicago, Detroit, St. Louis, Richmond ANSWERS 1) IN. 2) Nastase. 3) 1956. 4) Sand wedge. 5) Gao Xingjian. 6) Atropos. 7) The General. 8) Montpelier. 9) Led Zeppelin. 10) Pennel. 11) Automobile. 12) 170. 13) Chesapeake. 14) Richmond. Wednesday, DECEMBER 4 2013 By MATTHEW BEATON522-5114 | @matthewbeaton mbeaton@pcnh.com EBRO Greyhounds run no longer than four years, but then where do they go? Ebro Greyhound Park is doing its part to make sure they nd good homes. More than two years ago, the track partnered with the nonpro t Greyhound Alliance, embracing a large-scale effort to nd its retired runners permanent homes. The track donated one of its kennels the Sunburst Kennel which houses up to 80 dogs waiting for adoption. When racing, the dogs lives oscillate between kennel and track and little else, but their spirits remain bright and their dispositions are absolutely wonderful, said Stacie Strickland, kennel manager. They come out ready to be part of a family. They want somebody to love them. They are so friendly and so outgoing, she said. In fact, theyre bundles of excitable energy and she tries to tone them down a bit so they wont jump all over the kids they meet. Theyre happy-go-lucky and meet few strangers, Strickland said. The local kennel represents a pit stop for most greyhounds headed north or west. Through the Greyhound Alliance, the dogs are shipped all over the country to adoption groups 25 states and 42 different groups. So far more than 2,000 have been cycled through the kennel. Strickland makes sure the dogs have at least four days to recuperate, though some stay a few months. While at Ebro, she said they get exercise four times a day. Theyll lay out in the sun for 30 minutes out there in the pen, and they can cut a doughnut they roll around out there on their backs and play with one another while theyre outside, she said. Early startGreyhounds start racing at 16 months and generally retire at no later than 5 years old. They live between 10 and 14 years old, Strickland said. When they arrive, some may have injuries, so the kennel does vet work, cleans their teeth and spays or neuters them. The goal is to have the dogs ready for adoption, and Greyhound Alliance funds all the vet care. On Tuesday, there were 28 dogs at the kennel, but last week there were 72 it varies based on the next shipment. Other adoption groups around the country put in requests, and Greyhound Alliance pays for the shuttling. This weekend, Ive got dogs that are going up to New England, and theres several little adoptive groups that are getting these dogs, Strickland said. The smaller groups will put them in foster homes and take them to meet-and-greets, and the dogs eventually are placed in a permanent home. For local adoptions she has a very strict process, requiring an appointment, that way ensuring a potential adopter is truly interested. She said she makes them jump through some hoops. I make it a little bit of a chore for people to come out. I dont just pass them out like water, Strickland said, noting only six have been adopted out locally this year. None of the dogs are ever taken to the pound nor are any euthanized. And the intake volume is high. The kennel brings dogs in not just from the North Florida, but from South Florida too. Ebro is housing all of these dogs from the whole state of Florida you know, need be and we can move a lot more dogs through because we have a central place to send them out from, Strickland said.Great successLinda Cliffel helped found the local kennel in 2011, which is part of the Greyhound Alliance. The track had been adopting out dogs on its own and still does for decades, but this represented an opportunity to help a lot more. Though Cliffel lives in Illinois, shes stays up with the local operation. Shes thrilled by its success and heaped praise on the Greyhound Alliance for funding the vet and shipping cost. The only thing we werent prepared for was how successful we were going to be, she said. We have not been able to keep up with demand out of our Sunburst Kennel; its been amazing. For information on adoption, call Stacie Strickland at the Ebro track at 850-535-4642.Rescued RacersKennel has saved more than 2,000 greyhounds ANDREW WARDLOW | Halifax MediaKennel Assistant Ashley Nunnery plays with greyhounds at Ebro Greyhound Park on Nov 19. Kennel Assistant Ashley Nunnery, left, and Kennel Manager Stacie Strickland play with greyhounds at Ebro Greyhound Park on Nov. 19. A greyhound enjoys some time in the yard at Ebro Greyhound Park on Nov. 19.


Wednesday, December 4, 2013 B2 | Holmes County Times-Advertiser | Washington County News Extra Special to Extra BONIFAY The HCHS Drama Department will perform The Sound of Music this weekend. Show times are 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. Saturday, 2:30 p.m. Sunday and 7 p.m. Monday in the HCHS Auditorium. Tickets are $5 in advance and $7 at the door. When a postulant proves too high-spirited for the religious life, she is dispatched to serve as governess for the seven children of a widowed naval captain. Her growing rapport with the youngsters, coupled with her generosity of spirit, gradually captures the heart of the stern Captain, and they marry. Upon returning from their honeymoon they discover that Austria has been invaded by the Nazis, who demand the captains immediate service in their navy. The familys narrow escape over the mountains to Switzerland on the eve of World War II provides one of the most thrilling and inspirational nales ever presented in the theatre. The nal collaboration between Rodgers and Hammerstein was destined to become the worlds most beloved musical. The motion picture version remains the most popular movie musical of all time. The cast includes Haleigh Music, Caylinn Mosblech, Sarah Vickery, Chandra Cooper, Thomas Parish, Shawn McClain, Kerri Bourg, Cassie Bell, John Etheridge, Bailey Foxworth, Bryce Etheridge, Tori Steverson, Shelby Gardner, Dillon Berry, Hope Bailey, Falon Sims, Nathan Jackson, Devon Martinez, Hunter Peacock, Madison White, Whitney White, Allison Williams, Kyndal Smith, Cam Mayo, Emily Redmon, Isabella Wilson, Karah Eastridge, Toni Stewart and Annkathrin Zorbach. The Sound of Music opened at Broadways Lunt-Fontanne Theatre on Nov. 16, 1959, and Rodgers and Hammersteins last musical was a triumph. It ran for 1,443 performances and earned seven Tony Awards, including Best Musical. In addition, the cast album earned a Gold Record and the Grammy Award. On Thursday, the hills are alive again on NBC with The Sound of Music Live, a holiday telecast for the whole family starring Grammy winner Carrie Underwood, the multi-talented Stephen Moyer and Tony, Awardwinning Broadway stars Audra McDonald, Laura Benanti and Christian Borle. The amazing cast, majestic sets, breathtaking costumes and legendary songs like My Favorite Things, Do-Re-Mi, Climb Evry Mountain and, of course, The Sound of Music will make this live performance of the beloved Broadway classic an unforgettable event for all. Fo O RGET ME No O T PHo O To O GRap AP Hy Y | Special to ExtraThe Holmes County High School Drama Department will present The Sound of Music this week. HHCHHS to present TThe Sound of Music BirthdayBy CECILIA SPEARS547-9414 | @WCN_HCT cspears@chipleypaper.com Local novelist Nancy Springer is setting her latest book, Drawn into Darkness, in a ctional version of Holmes County. The protagonist is a bright and bold leading lady according to the Romantic Times review, from Pennsylvania who moves into a rental home wreathed in mimosa in Maypop County to get away from the aftermath of divorce, Springer said. She quickly nds herself drawn into a dark drama involving her neighbor, a child abductor. Maypop County and its hub, the little town of Maypop, are my ctitious adaptation of Bonifay and Holmes County. She said there is some exaggeration on the isolation of Maypop. I exaggerate the isolation, which gives my protagonist no way to call for help, and I set the chase/escape scenes, which is most of the book, in a mazy mess of swamp, dirt roads and riverbank, she said. This setting is an adversary deploying many weapons: heat, mosquitoes, Spanish daggers, thorny vines, re ants, snakes, alligators, the works. I love this picturesque area and enjoyed writing about it. She said that the initial inspiration of the book was to fulll her contract. In the previous book, Dark Lie, I chose an Ohio setting because I needed an utterly at, open landscape for the car chase, but I prefer to set my books where I live, Springer said. This area was perfect for Drawn into Darkness because I needed a place out of the mainstream, a thinly populated area. Besides which, compared to the northeast, this region is downright exotic and people from other parts of the country will, I hope, be interested in reading about it. When Nancy Springer, a well-published novelist, moved into the Holmes County area in 2007, she and her husband lived for a year in a hangar at Tri-County Airport, located along Holmes Creek, where she said she has sighted red wolves, a Florida panther, alligators, all kinds of snakes, plus other reptiles, ibis, egrets and envisioned story ideas galore. Already the new book has received a four-star review from Romantic Times: Dark doesnt begin to describe the terror in which Liana and Justin nd themselves, quoted from the Romantic Times review. Springer gets the most from her characters as she puts them in untenable situations then pulls them back from the depths of despair. Liana nds emotional solace in sarcasm and in quotes from the great philosophers as she ghts to survive. Springer has a large variety of ction she is known for, ranging from magical realism, womens ction, mystery, contemporary and young adult and includes award winning novels such as the Rowan Hood series and the Enola Holmes mystery series. Springer was born in Livingston, N.J., and moved with her family to Gettysburg when she was thirteen. She spent the next forty-six years in Pennsylvania, raising her two children, Jonathan, 39, and Nora, 35, making a living by writing over 50 novels, horseback riding, shing, bird watching, and making the occasional reluctant visits to New York City, where she won the Edgar Allan Poe award from the Mystery Writers of America two years in succession. She is currently working on Gator Bait, a young adult novel about a boy living in a swamp-encircled airport. NancyANCY SpPRinINGER ON THETHE WEEBFor more about Nancy Springer, visit her website at www. nancyspringer.com.PHo O Tos OS byBY Nancy ANCY Sp P Rin IN GER | Special to ExtraNancy Springers latest novel, Drawn into Darkness, will be based in a ctitious version of Holmes County.Local artist sets next novel in ctional version of Holmes CountyThe children of Milbra Anderson Spears, Dalton Spears and Hilda Spears Davis, along with her ve grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren, invite you to help them celebrate and honor their mother, frandmother and greatgrandmother on her 90th birthday. The celebration will take place at the Beulah Anna Baptist Church on 1334 Coursey Road in the Leonia community from 2-4 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 8, 2013. No gifts, please, just your presence and memories to share. Spears to celebrate 90th birthday Special to ExtraCHHIPLEEY Washington County Health Department celebrated Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner (ARNP) week during Nov. 10-16. In 1965, the rst training program for Nurse Practitioners was created by Loretta Ford and Henry Silver, a nurse and a physician. This profession has grown into one of the most respected branches of medicine. ARNPs are a vital part of our community. The health departments clinic services ensure access to essential health care, client education and make available basic medical care services. Bray provides Womens Health Services including health exams, Pap smears, breast exams and referrals as needed. In addition, she provides male and female family planning services. Kennedy provides Primary Care Services for adults and children. These visits include, but are not inclusive to, chronic disease treatment and prevention for diabetes, hypertension, chronic lung disease, heart disease and hyperlipidemia. Sick visit appointments are available by appointment and on same day scheduling. As a Womens Health Nurse Practitioner, it is rewarding to work with people on a daily basis to educate them regarding health care and good health practices. When I get to see patients on a routine basis, it is satisfying to know that I may have helped them in some way. Our work at the Health Department helps ll in the gaps that exist in the health care system and I am delighted to be an advocate for the people of Washington County, said Bray. I truly enjoy working with people in my community to fulll a healthcare need. Utilizing cooperative care, I enjoy and take pride in the challenge of properly diagnosing and treating patients. The job allows me to work hard and still have time with my family, Kennedy added. For an appointment, call 638-6240. Ofce hours are 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday to Friday. Sp P Ecial CIAL To O EE XTRa AEileen Bray, ARNP, and Michael Kennedy, ARNP were honored during Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner week.Dedicated, determined, dependableHealth department recognizes advanced registered nurse practictioners


Wednesday, December 4, 2013 Washington County News | Holmes County Times-Advertiser | B3 and soreness aches Crossword PUZZLESOLULUTION ON PAGEE B4Mr. Charles Clement Lybrand Jr., 89, of Bonifay, died on Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2013, at Doctors Memorial Hospital in Bonifay. Born Tuesday, Oct. 7, 1924, in Jacksonville, he was the son of the late Charles Lybrand and the late Anna Spence Lybrand. Surviving are son, Charles Clement Lybrand III and wife Renee of Jacksonville and two grandchildren. A funeral service was held at 1 p.m., on Friday, Nov. 22, 2013, at Bonifay Cemetery with the Rev. Shelly Chandler ofciating. Interment followed in Bonifay Cemetery, Bonifay with Sims Funeral Home directing.Charles C. LL ybrand Jr.Mrs. Mary Loutrella Lou White, 90, of Bonifay, passed away Nov. 21, 2013, at Northwest Florida Community Hospital in Chipley. She was born Oct. 15, 1923, in Bonifay, to the late Theo and Laura Wilcox Ellis. In addition to her parents, Mrs. White was preceded in death by her husbands, Earl Hodges and Tom White; three brothers, Fred Ellis, Frasier Ellis and DeWitt Ellis and two sisters, Maurise Christenson and Beatrice Ellis. Mrs. Mary Lou White is survived by four daughters, Gini Earline Carson of Jefferson City, Tenn., Wanda Loutrella Metcalf of Bonifay, Terri Johnson of Orlando and Tomi Jo Newberry and husband Tom of Panama City; 11 grandchildren, Gina Carson, Christa Carson, Trisha CarsonHufford, Michelle Mantovani, Marshal Metcalf, Candace Metcalf, Robert Reed, Ryan Reed, Lauren Miller, Nolan Newberry Knight and Nicole Newberry Spence; 13 great-grandchildren, Michael Carson, Michaela Carson, David Carson, Robbie Reed, Joshua Reed, Ashley Reed, Rachel Reed, Jessica Reed, Angelina Reed, Imy Reed, Leiana Miller, Farrah Spence and Nolan Newberry Knight Jr.; one brother, Frank Ellis of Bonifay and two sisters, Mildred Troupe of N.C. and Bonnie Baker of Chipley. Funeral services were held at 2 p.m., Sunday, Nov. 24, 2013 at Peel Funeral Home with the Rev. Ernie Gray and the Rev. Steven Bruce ofciating. Interment followed in the New Effort Church Cemetery with Peel Funeral Home directing.Mary LL. WhiteWilliam Joseph Gehm, age 67, of Gritney, died Oct. 13, 2013. A memorial graveside service was held, Dec. 7, 2013, at Crown Hill Cemetery, in Cincinnati, OH. A celebration of life was, Dec. 7, 2013, at Delhi Lodge.William J. GehmMr. Alto Morris, 87, of Holmes County passed away Nov. 23, 2013, at his home. He was born Dec. 25, 1925, in Bonifay. Mr. Morris was preceded in death by his wife, Clara Lee Scott Morris and parents, Will and Donnie Sellers Morris. Mr. Morris is survived by two sons, Jacky Morris and wife Ellen of Vernon and Jeff Morris of Bonifay; ve daughters, Elaine Rogers and husband, Frank, Earlene Ferguson and husband Lyle, Lana Carnley and husband Hershel, Pat Morris and Amy Cadenhead all of Bonifay; 11 grandchildren, 18 greatgrandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren. Funeral services were held at 1 p.m., Monday, Nov. 25, 2013, at The Church of Jesus Christ Caryville with the Rev. Edward Williams and Speaker Buck Taylor. Interment followed in the Caryville City Cemetery with Peel Funeral Home directing. Family received friends from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., at The Church of Jesus Christ Caryville.Alto MorrisGraveside services for Jack W. Whitsett, 94, of Coral Gables, will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 5, 2013, at Hurricane Creek Cemetery, Westville. Mr. Whitsett died Nov. 24 at his home. He was born March 5, 1919, in Mountain View, Wyo., the son of Julian C. and Mabel J. Coburn Whitsett. The family later moved to Oregon, where he later graduated from Oregon State University. He was a career Air Force ofcer, beginning with service during World War II, when he piloted P51s in the Pacic theater, and continuing until his retirement as a colonel in 1964. He married Anne Ruth Andrews of Bonifay, and they lived in several places around the country until settling in Coral Gables in the 1960s. They also owned and managed tracts of timberland in the Florida panhandle and also maintained a second home near Westview. Mr. Whitsett is survived by two sisters, Mary Ann Stewart of Talent, Ore., and Myrtle Zoller of Medford, Ore., and several nieces and nephews. Pittman Funeral Home, Geneva, Ala., directing.Jack W. Whitsett JacACK W. WHitsITSEttTTMr. Ralph Thomas Pate, 66, of Bonifay, died on Thursday, Nov. 28, 2013, at Doctors Memorial Hospital in Bonifay. Mr. Pate was a veteran of the U.S. Marines. Born Tuesday, Oct. 14, 1947, in Holmes County, he was the son of the late Jerry Pate and the late Mary Leavins Pate. Mr. Pate was preceded in death by sisters, Becky Sims and Janie Stargill.Surviving are brothers, Jerry Pate, and wife Barbara of Bonifay, Charles Pate and wife Caroline of Bonifay, and William Pate and wife Annie Mae of Bonifay and sister, Hazel Gilley an d husband Ronnie of Bonifay. A funeral service was held at 3 p.m., on Monday, Dec. 2, 2013, in the Sims Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Jerrod Jenkins ofciating. Memorialization was by cremation with Sims Funeral Home directing. The family received friends from 2 to 3 p.m., on Monday, Dec. 2, 2013, at the Sims Funeral Home Chapel.Ralph T. Pate ObituariesErnestine Tucker Justice of Bonifay passed away Sunday, Nov. 24, 2013, at her residence. She was 62. Survivors include her husband, James Justice; two children, Nathan Eugene Biddle and Jennifer Rena Justice; three grandchildren, Brandon Biddle, William Paul Biddle, and Jessica Lynn Biddle; two sisters, Patricia Fay (Wayne) White, and Hilda Faye Bolin; two sisters-in-law, Margaret (Keener) Love, and Ouida (Bill) Justice and several nieces and nephews. Funeral services were held at 2 p.m., Tuesday, Nov. 26, 2013, at East Pittman Baptist Church with the Rev. Wesley Adams ofciating. Burial followed in Whitewater Baptist Church Cemetery under the direction of Jimmy Bottoms of Bottoms Garden Chapel Funeral Home. The family received friends from 6 to 8 p.m., Monday, Nov. 25, 2013, at Bottoms Garden Chapel Funeral Home in Geneva.EErnestine T. JusticeThe Rev. Dr. Lorenzo Marshall Robinson transitioned to Heaven on Thursday, Oct. 24, 2013. A product of the loving union between the late Della Waddell Robinson and the Reverend Roosevelt Robinson, Sr., he made his entrance into this world on May 20, 1942, in Panama City. He grew up in Campbellton, receiving his primary education there. A graduate of Florida Memorial University in Miami, ColgateRochester Divinity School in Rochester, New York and Union Theological Seminary and Columbia University. Dr. Robinson preached and lectured at several colleges and universities. He also studied at the Hebrew University in Jerusalem, Israel. A Stamford resident for 52 years, Dr. Robinson pastored four churches and had been preaching and teaching the Gospel of Christ our King for 52 years. He was an Associate Minister at the Mt. Zion Baptist Church in Port Chester, New York at the time of his departure from this terrestrial ball. The recipient of a Rockefeller Fellowship, Dr. Robinson also received a Doctor of Divinity degree from Shaw University in Raleigh, N.C. Shaw Universitys annual college orientation day has been labeled Lorenzo Marshall Robinson High School Day, in honor of his passion for education. He led a life driven by faith, community service, mentorship, scholarship and uplift. Dr. Robinson marched with Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. in 1964 and in 1974, Dr. Martin Luther King, Sr. preached for Dr. Robinson at his pastorate in Stamford, Conn. A former Connecticut State Chaplain and former President of the Stamford branch of the NAACP, Dr. Robinson also chaired the Fair Rent Commission of Stamford. He likewise served as Board Chair of the Chester A. Addison Community Center. Dr. Robinson was an entrepreneur, a Shaw University trustee and a world traveler. Reverend Dr. Lorenzo Marshall Robinson was a friendly, generous and charismatic man. He was the Mayor of every city into which he set foot. A gregarious and affable gentleman, Dr. Robinson had a knack for making people feel good about themselves. He was always optimistic and had a matchless positive outlook on life. He would not want us to morn his death but, rather, celebrate his life and rejoice in knowing that he now resides in the Heavens. He would often say we are not permanent partners on these parcels, we are merely gusts of his existence. He was a loving husband, a proud and caring father, an uncle, a godfather, a mentor and a friend. Above all else, Dr. Robinson was a Holy Ghost lled preacher of the Gospel of Jesus the Christ. He will be missed immensely and remembered with great fondness. He was predeceased by his parents, The Rev. Roosevelt Robinson, Sr. and Della Waddell Robinson and siblings, the Rev. Roosevelt Robinson, Jr., Mrs. Willie M. Thompson and Min. Louis Robinson He is survived by his dutiful wife of 44 years, Jerelene (Brido as he affectionately referred to her) Robinson, Stamford, Conn.; one daughter, Lorenda M Robinson, Riverdale, N.Y.; one son, Royal W. Miller, Clearwater; sister, Mrs. Sallie Johnson (Andrew), Chipley; sisters-in-law, Mrs. Pearlie Robinson, Marianna and Mrs. Dorthula McQueen (Milton), Palm Coast; one granddaughter, Ashley Yvette Miller, Clearwater; goddaughter, Sharon Brunswick, Baltimore, Md.; adopted daughter, Patrice D. McNeil, M.D., Charlotte, N.C.; adopted daughter, Pamela Haynes, Queens, N.Y. and a plethora of adoring nieces, nephews, godchildren, colleagues, former classmates, co-workers, friends and his beloved family at the Club NYC.LLorenzo M. Robinson LorLOREnNZoO M. RobinsonOBINSONSee Obit BITUariARIEsS B4


Wednesday, December 4, 2013 B4 | Holmes County Times-Advertiser | Washington County News Crossword SOLUTION GuiUIDElinLINEsSObituary notices are written by funeral homes and relatives of the decease. The Washington County News/Holmes County Times-Advertiser reserves the right to edit for AP style and format. Families submitting notices must type them in a typeface and font that can be scanned into a computer. Deadline for obituaries is noon on Monday for the following Wednesday newspaper. Obituaries may be emailed to funerals@chipleypaper.com or delivered to the Washington County News at 1364 North Railroad Ave, Chipley or Holmes County Times-Advertiser at 112 Eat Virginia Ave. in Bonifay. 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Memorialization by was cremation with Sims Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.EEugenia R. HallRosie Mae Thames, 83, of Bonifay, died Nov. 20, 2013. A memorial service was held, Nov. 23, 2013, at Peel Funeral Home Chapel.Rosie M. ThamesThe Rev. Fred Hamilton Hatcher, 82, of Bonifay, died on Monday, Nov. 25, 2013, at Bonifay Nursing and Rehab Center in Bonifay. Born Monday, Nov. 16, 1931, in Jackson County, he was the son of the late Charles Hatcher and the late Mary Hightower Hatcher. He was a member of First Baptist Church where he taught Sunday School for many years. The Rev. Fred also pastored at Union Hill, Bethany, Friendship, New Hope and Darlington Churches over many years.He was preceded in death by a sister, Velma Fowler and brothers Ralph, Roy and Franklin Hatcher.He is survived by his wife, Mary Hatcher; sons, Jon Hatcher of Bonifay and Marcus Hamilton Hatcher of Easley, S.C.; daughters, Wanda Faith Ellis of Black, Ala., Sheila Anita Azbell of Muscle Shoals, Ala., and Janet Elaine Seales of Mossy Head; brothers, Edward Hatcher of Strausburg, Va., Douglas Hatcher of Pensacola and Donald Hatcher of Fenton, Mo.; sister, Sarah Bozeman of Wewahitchka; 13 grandchildren and 13 great grand children. A Funeral service was held at 10 a.m., on Saturday, Nov. 30, 2013, at First Baptist Church located at 311 N. Waukesha Street Bonifay, 32425 with the Rev. Shelly Chandler, the Rev. Clayton Hatcher, the Rev. Grant Azbell III and the Rev. Jeep Sullivan ofciating. Interment followed in the Mt. Olive Cemetery, Bonifay. Grandsons served as pallbearers with the Mens Sunday School Class serving as Honorary Pallbearers. The family received friends from 6 to 8 p.m., on Friday, Nov. 29, 2013, at First Baptist Church, 311 N. Waukesha Street, Bonifay. The family requests in lieu of owers donations are made to the Gideons, or Emerald Coast Hospice or the Prison Ministry of the First Baptist Church. Sims Funeral Home of Bonifay, is in charge of arrangements.Fred H. HatcherGertrude McClendon Skinner, 77, of Bonifay, went home to be with the Lord Wednesday, Nov. 27, 2013, at Doctors Memorial Hospital in Bonifay. Gertrude was born Feb. 26, 1936, in Clarksville, to James and Susie (Adkins) McClendon. She had lived in the panhandle for four years since coming from East point. She was also a member of Christian Haven Church in Wausau. She was preceded in death by her parents, James and Susie McClendon; husband, Stanley Skinner; sister, Mary Magadline McClendon Coker. She is survived by her two sons, Steve Arrant and wife Marty of Glen St. Marys and Roger Arrant of Live Oak; brother, John Red McClendon and wife Verdell of Wausau; two sisters, Faye Branch and husband Bob of Grand Ridge and Evelyn Youngblood of Marianna; nine grandchildren and 15 great grandchildren. Services were at 2 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 1, 2013, at Christian Haven Church in Wausau, with the Rev. Carlos Finch and the Rev. Michael Morris ofciating. Interment followed in Gap Pond cemetery. Obert Funeral Home of Chipley is directing. The family received friends one hour prior to the service on Sunday, Dec. 1, 2013, at Christian Haven Church in Wausau.Gertrude M. SkinnerGrady Curtis Paulk, 57, of Geneva, Ala., passed away peacefully in his sleep during the early morning hours of Nov. 29. Born on Dec. 3, 1955, he attended Campbellton School through the third grade and attended Malone School and Cottonwood High School before graduating from Graceville High School in 1973. He used his unique talent as a oral designer to create beautiful arrangements throughout the area from Dothan to Panama City, Pensacola, Marianna, and Graceville. Honored to serve as the 1994-1995 Southeast Director of the Alabama State Florists Association, his other interests included vintage cars, classic movies, and cooking. During the last few years, his faithful German shepherd, Gretchen, helped him cope with recurring health problems. Grady is survived by his parents, Curtis and Ethel (Fears) Paulk; two brothers, Frank and Jeff (Mary Ann); two sisters, Marilyn (Glen) Davis and Geraldine (David) DeFelix; a sister-in-law, Rhonda H. Paulk; several nieces and nephews and a very special friend, Marvin Jackson (Jack). Funeral services were held at 2 p.m., Sunday, Dec. 1, at the First Baptist Church in Campbellton, with visitation at the church starting one hour prior to the funeral, James & Lipford Funeral Home in Graceville directing. Expressions of sympathy can made at www. jamesandlipford.com.Grady C. PaulkMelodie Ann Corley, 46, of Chipley, went home to be with the Lord Tuesday, Nov. 26, 2013, at her residence. Melodie was born Aug. 25, 1967, in Dothan, Ala. to E.J. and Earnestine (Newsom) Kirkland. A lifetime resident of the panhandle, she worked as a Data Processing Manager for multiple hospitals. She also loved to draw and spend time with her grandbabies, which were her pride and joy. She was preceded in death by her parents, E.J. and Earnestine Kirkland and two brothers, Earl Locklear and Gary Kirkland. She is survived by her three daughters, Megan Corley of Panama City, Brianna Everett of El Paso, Texas and Kristen Corley of Panama City; sister, Diane Richardson of Cottondale; grandchildren, Samantha Corley, Quincy Everett, Jayden Everett and Alani Rouse and many loving cousins and friends. Services were held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 30, 2013, at Church of God of Prophecy in Chipley with the Rev. Earnest Dupree ofciating. Interment will follow in Mount Zion cemetery. Obert Funeral Home of Chipley is directing. The family received friends one hour prior to the service on Saturday, Nov. 30, 2013, at Church of God of Prophecy.Melodie A. CorleyMrs. Mernia Jean Milam, 60, of Chipley, passed away Nov. 27, 2013, at Covenant Hospice Inpatient and Palliative Care Center in Panama City. She was born Feb. 24, 1953, in Ohio to the late Walter Scott Brooks and Lucille Francis Ours Brooks. In addition to her parents, Mrs. Milam was preceded in death by her husband, Wayne Milam; daughter, Tammie Coatney and sister, Wilma Brooks. Mrs. Milam is survived by two daughters, Angel Williams and husband Roger of Bonifay and Julie Milam of Chipley; one step-son, Kevin Newberry of Sunny Hills; ve grandchildren, Danny Meier, Cristal Meier, Christopher Meier, Tyler Coatney and Chayce Williams and two sisters, Ethel Debussey and husband Jimmy of Jupiter and Wanda Raulerson of Jupiter. Funeral services were held at 2 p.m., Sunday, Dec. 1, 2013, at The Church of Jesus Christ Caryville with the Rev. Ed Williams ofciating. Interment followed in the Caryville City Cemetery with Peel Funeral Home directing. Family received friends from 1 to 2 p.m., Sunday at The Church of Jesus Christ Caryville.Mernia J. Milam ObituariesSee OBituari ITUARIEsS B5


Wednesday, December 4, 2013 Extra UploadyourLegacyguestbookphotosnowforFREE!Withyourpaidobituary,familyandfriendswillnow haveunlimitedaccesstouploadedphotosfreeofcharge. FindObituaries. ShareCondolences. Inpartnershipwith. Findobituaries,sharecondolencesand celebratealifeat or Advent Recital and LunchBONIFAY Bonifay First United Methodist Church will hold an Advent recital/luncheon for the community at 11:30 a.m. today to celebrate this special season. The program will feature music for Advent and Christmas performed by the churchs organist, Roy Hoobler, ending with the famous Hallelujah Chorus. The community is invited to take their lunch break for this 25-minute recital. Lunch will be served in the Fellowship Hall immediate following for 30 minutes.Women with HattitudeCHIPLEY The 5th United Holiness Church will be holding a Women With Hattitude program at 11 a.m. on Saturday at the Washington County Ag Center. Be sure to wear your beautiful hats. The guest speaker will be Minister Jweana Lowe of the 2nd United Holiness Church in Donalsonville, Ga. St. Lukes Fine Art SeriesMARIANNA St. Lukes Episcopal Church will hold its Fine Art Series at 4 p.m. on Dec. 15. This installment of the series will be featuring the Capital Cordsmen and their Barbershop Quartets. A Meet the Artists Reception will follow the recital. Donations will be accepted. The church is at 4362 Lafayette St. in Marianna. For more information call 482-2431.St. Joseph, St. Anne holiday Mass timesCHIPLEY St. Joseph the Worker Catholic Church in Chipley will hold Holiday Services on the following schedule: Reconciliation at St. Anne in Marianna on Dec. 10 at 6 p.m. and on Dec. 11 at St. Joseph the Worker at 6 p.m.; Mass Schedule, Dec. 24, Vigil Mass at St. Joseph the Worker at 5 p.m.; Midnight Mass at St. Anne, Marianna; and Christmas Day, Dec. 25, Mass will be at St. Anne at 8:30 a.m. and St. Joseph the Worker at 11 a.m. Red Hill UMC Mission SupperBONIFAY Red Hill UMCs next Mission Supper will be Jan. 24. We take the months of October, November and December off. Everyone Sing! Choir Festival in BonifayBONIFAY Bonifay First United Methodist Church is hosting Everyone Sing! Choir Festival on Feb. 1, 2014. The Baptist College of Florida will be our guest artist and Dr. William H. Davis of the college will be our guest conductor. All choirs and/or singers are welcome to participate in a day of fun activities and fellowship. A festival concert will be held at 6 p.m., in the evening. Other choirs participating are the Masterworks Choir of Enterprise and Walton County High School choir. Faith EVENTSMr. Bryant Frederick Sallas, 49, of Bonifay, passed away Nov. 24, 2013, at Gulf Coast Medical Center in Panama City. He was born Jan. 3, 1964, in Fort Benning, Ga. Mr. Sallas was preceded in death by his father, Samuel Ralph Sallas. Mr. Sallas is survived by his mother, Twila Ann Sallas of Bonifay; two brothers, Rick Sallas and wife Maggie of Bonifay, and Clay Sallas of Bonifay; one sister, Kim Lawrence and husband Eric of Fountain; nephews and nieces, Ricky Sallas and Nate Sallas and wife Cecelia, Cody Sallas, Hal Swords and Veronica Swords. Funeral services were held at 2 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 30, 2013, at Peel Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Ottis Whitehead of ciating. Interment followed in the St. John Church Cemetery with Peel Funeral Home directing. Family received friends Friday from 5 to 7 p.m., at Peel Funeral Home. Bryant F. SallasDonny W. Barnes, 57 of Marianna, passed from this life Wednesday, Nov. 27, 2013, at Jackson Hospital in Marianna. He was born April 13, 1956, in Marianna, to Coy and Mary Virginia (Grantham) Barnes. A lifelong resident of the panhandle, Donny worked as a caretaker and was of the Baptist faith. He was preceded in death by his parents, Coy and Mary Virginia Barnes. He is survived by his two brothers, Tommy Barnes and wife Carolyn of Chipley and Johnny Barnes of Panama City; three sisters, Gloria Barnes Powell and husband Clinton of Dellwood, Delores Barnes of Marianna and Bobbie Barnes Jay and husband John of Andalusia, Ala., and a host of nieces and nephews and great nieces and great nephews. Graveside services were held at 3 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 30, 2013, at Salem Free Will Baptist Church cemetery in Kynesville. Obert Funeral Home of Chipley is directing.Donny W. Barnes OBITUARIES Like us on Like us on Wednesday, December 4, 2013 Washington County News/Holmes County Times Advertiser | B5 For Rent First in Chipley, Mini Warehouses. If you dont have the room, We Do Lamar Townsend (850)638-4539, north of Townsends. C&C Bookkeeping and Tax Service. Open 5 days a week. 8:00am-4:00pm. Call (850)638-1483 Call To Place An Ad In Classifieds. Washington County News (850) 638-0212 Holmes County Times-Advertiser (850) 547-9414 11-3413 Tri-County Community Council, Inc., will hold a Holmes County Community meeting on Thursday, December 12, 2013 at 3:30 p.m. at the Westville Head Start Center located 2499 Cypress Street in Westville. The Community meeting will be held to elect a representative of the low-income to serve on the Tri-County Community Council, Inc., Board of Directors for 2014-2015. All interested persons are invited to attend. In order to participate in the election, verification of current income must be provided at the meeting or be on file with Tri-County Community Council, Inc. For additional information, contact call 547-3689. As published in the Holmes County Times Advertiser December 4, 2013. 11-3397 NOTICE OF ACTION To: HOWARD CURRY, 2589 S. RAILROAD ST., WESTVILLE, FL 32464-0000 UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF HOWARD CURRY, 2589 S. RAILROAD ST., WESTVILLE, FL 32464 LAST KNOWN ADDRESS STATED, CURRENT RESIDENCE UNKNOWN YOU ARE HEREBY NOTIFIED that an action to foreclose Mortgage covering the following real and personal property described as follows, to-wit: LOT NO. 2, BEGINNING AT THE SOUTHEAST CORNER OF LOT NO. 1 AND RUNNING WEST TO L AND N RAILROAD RIGHT-OF-WAY; THENCE SOUTHWEST ALONG S AID RIGHT-OF-WAY 50 YARDS; THENCE EAST TO LINE DIVIDING THE NORTHEAST AND THE NORTHWEST OF THE SOUTHEAST OF SECTION 8, TOWNSHIP 4 NORTH RANGE 16 WEST, HOLMES COUNTY, FLORIDA; THENCE NORTH TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING; ALL LYING AND BEING IN SECTION 8, TOWNSHIP 4 NORTH, RANGE 16 WEST, HOLMES COUNTY, FLORIDA. has been filed against you and you are required to file a copy of your written defenses, if any, to it on Casey Jernigan King, McCalla Raymer, LLC, 225 E. Robinson St. Suite 660, Orlando, FL 32801 and file the original with the Clerk of the abovestyled Court on or before 30 days from the first publication, otherwise a Judgment may be entered against you for the relief demanded in the Complaint. WITNESS my hand and seal of said Court on the 27th day of September, 2013. CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT As Clerk of the Court BY: Diane Eaton Deputy Clerk. As published in the Holmes County Times Advertiser December 4, 11, 2013. 12-3375 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE FOURTEENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OF FLORIDA IN AND FOR HOLMES COUNTY GENERAL JURISDICTION DIVISION CASE NO. 30-2012-CA-000408 2010-3 SFR VENTURE, LLC Plaintiff, vs. DOROTHY I GARNER A/K/A DOROTHY GARNER (DECEASED), UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF DOROTHY I. GARNER A/K/A DOROTHY GARNER, J.W. GARNER, JR., MARSENA GARNER A/K/A MARSENA RUTH GARNER F/K/A MARSENA RUTH PEACOCK, FIRST FEDERAL BANK OF FLORIDA SUCCESSOR BY MERGER TO THE BANK OF BONIFAY, 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 on or about September 17, 2013, entered in Civil Case No. 30-2012-CA-000408 of the Circuit Court of the FOURTEENTH Judicial Circuit in and for Holmes County, Bonifay, Florida, the Clerk of Court will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at Holmes County Courthouse, 201 North Oklahoma, Bonifay, FL. 32425, in accordance with Chapter 45, Florida Statutes on the 2nd day of January, 2014, at 11:00 AM, on the following described property as set forth in said Summary Final Judgment, to-wit: That part of the E of the NE of SE Section 16, Township 5 North, Range 16 West, lying South of County graded Road, containing 1 acres, more or less, Holmes County, Florida. Together with all improvements thereon. 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 20 day of September, 2013. CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT As Clerk of the Court BY: Diane Eaton 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 by mail at P. O. Box 1089, Panama City, FL 32402 or by phone at (850) 747-5338 ( fax 850-747-5717) at least seven (7) days before your scheduled court appearance, or immediately upon receiving this notification if the time before the scheduled appearance is less than seven (7) days. If you are hearing impaired, please call 711. As published in the Holmes County Times Advertiser December 4, 11, 2013. 12-3409 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR HOLMES COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION File No. 13-89PR Division Probate IN RE: ESTATE OF SARAH SUE ALFORD HOWELL Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of Sarah Sue Alford Howell, deceased, whose date of death was September 7, 2013, is pending in the Circuit Court for Holmes County, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is 201 N. Oklahoma Street, Bonifay, Florida, 32425. The names and addresses of the personal representative and the personal representatives attorney are set forth below. All creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedents estate on whom a copy of this notice is required to be served must file their claims with this court WITHIN THE LATER OF 3 MONTHS AFTER THE TIME OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR 30 DAYS AFTER THE DATE OF SERVICE OF A COPY OF THIS NOTICE ON THEM. All other creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedents estate must file their claims with this court WITHIN 3 MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE. ALL CLAIMS NOT FILED WITHIN THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH IN SECTION 733.702 OF THE FLORIDA PROBATE CODE WILL BE FOREVER BARRED. NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH ABOVE, ANY CLAIM FILED TWO (2) YEARS OR MORE AFTER THE DECEDENTS DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED. The date of first publication of this notice is December 4, 2013. Attorney for Personal Representative: Lucas N. Taylor Attorney for Anthony Drexel Howell, Jr. Florida Bar No. 670189 122B South Waukesha Street. Bonifay, FL 32425. Telephone: (850) 547-7301 Fax: (850) 547-7303 Anthony Drexel Howell, Jr. 1008 S. Waukesha Street, Bonifay, FL 32425. As published in the Holmes County Times Advertiser December 4, 11, 2013. 12-3401 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR HOLMES COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION File No. 13-69PR Division Probate IN RE: ESTATE OF HELEN BETTY MAHS Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of Helen Betty Mahs, deceased, whose date of death was July 8, 2013, is pending in the Circuit Court for Holmes County, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is 201 N. Oklahoma Street, Bonifay, FL 32425. The names and addresses of the personal representative and the personal representatives attorney are set forth below. All creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedents estate on whom a copy of this notice is required to be served must file their claims with this court WITHIN THE LATER OF 3 MONTHS AFTER THE TIME OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR 30 DAYS AFTER THE DATE OF SERVICE OF A COPY OF THIS NOTICE ON THEM. All other creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedents estate must file their claims with this court WITHIN 3 MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE. ALL CLAIMS NOT FILED WITHIN THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH IN SECTION 733.702 OF THE FLORIDA PROBATE CODE WILL BE FOREVER BARRED. NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH ABOVE, ANY CLAIM FILED TWO (2) YEARS OR MORE AFTER THE DECEDENTS DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED. The date of first publication of this notice is December 4, 2013. Attorney and Personal Representative: Lucas N. Taylor Attorney and Personal Representative Florida Bar No. 670189 122B South Waukesha Street, Bonifay, FL 32425. Telephone: (850) 547-7301 Fax: (850) 547-7303 Beverly Helms Personal Representative. As published in the Holmes County Times Advertiser December 4, 11, 2013. 12-3415 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE FOURTEENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR HOLMES COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO. 30-2012-CA-000329CAAXMX JPMORGAN CHASE BANK NATIONAL ASSOCIATION SUCCESSOR IN INTEREST BY PURCHASE FROM THE FEDERAL DEPOSIT INSURANCE CORPORATION AS RECEIVER OF WASHINGTON MUTUAL BANK F/K/A WASHINGTON MUTUAL BANK, FA Plaintiff, vs. FATE P. BROWN et al Defendant(s). NOTICE OF ACTION TO:FATE P. BROWN and VICKI L. BROWN RESIDENT: Unknown LAST KNOWN ADDRESS:9067 EAGLES RIDGE DR TALLAHASSEE, FL 32312-4046 YOU ARE HEREBY NOTIFIED that an action to foreclose a mortgage on the following described property located in HOLMES County, Florida: Commence at the intersection of the East Right of Way line of County Road 171, (100 foot right of way) with the South line of Section 28, Township 7 North Range 13 West, Holmes County, Florida, thence run S 89 degrees 13 minutes 28 seconds E along the South line of said Section 28 a distance of 1,144.00 feet to the point of beginning, thence run N 01 degree 00 minute 21 seconds E a distance of 248.34 feet, to the South Right of Way of Odell Peters Lane, thence run S 89 degrees 57 minutes 43 seconds E along said South Right of Way line a distance of 5.50 feet to the point of curvature of a curve, thence run Northeasterly along said South Right of Way Line being a curve concave to the North having a radius of 2,009.00 feet, central angle of 7 degrees 51 minutes 03 seconds for an arc length of 275.28 feet, (chord bearing and distance of N 86 degrees 06 minutes 45 seconds E 275.07 feet) thence run N 82 degrees 11 minutes 14 seconds E along said South right of way line a distance of 73.57 feet to the point of convature of a curve, thence run Northeasterly along said South Right of Way line being a curve concave to the South having a radius of 691.00 feet, central angle of 7 degrees 20 minutes 05 seconds for an arc length of 888.46 feet (chord bearing and distance of N 85 51 minutes 16 seconds E 88.40 feet,) thence run N 89 31 minutes 19 seconds E along said South Right of Way line a distance of 54.87 feet, thence departing said South Right of Way line run S 01 degree 00 minute 21 seconds W a distance of 290.54 feet, to the South line of said Section 28, thence run N 89 degrees 13 minutes 28 seconds W a distance of 495.16 feet to the point of beginning. Said parcel being a part of the South half of the South half of the Southeast Quarter of Section 28, Township 7 North, Range 13 West, Holmes County, Florida. has been filed against you, and you are required to serve a copy to your written defenses, if any, to this action on Phelan Hallinan, PLC, attorneys for plaintiff, whose address is 2727 West Cypress Creek Road, Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33309, and file the original with the Clerk of the Court, within 30 days after the first publication of this notice, either before or immediately thereafter, January 4, 2014, otherwise a default may be entered against you for the relief demanded in the Complaint. Dated 10/22/2013, Clerk of the Circuit Court By: Diane Eaton Deputy Clerk of the Court. As published in the Holmes County Times Advertiser December 4, 11, 2013. Holmes County Times-Advertiser | B5


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Responsibilities: Preparing for appointments -travel is local and typically within a 50 mile radius of your office Meeting daily with owners of small to medium sized businesses with the goal of marketing and securing Business Conducting our solutions based approach to qualifying potential business for new sales leads in between appointments and during networking opportunities Contacting Sales Coordinator with feedback from appointments and sharing new business lead opportunities. Reviewing the days successes and challenges with your Sales Manager, gaining sales support as appropriateall administrative support people have a vested interest in your success In our organization, we offer the following to our outside sales Account Executives : Great Benefits and Compensation Program Commissions and Bonus New hire and ongoing training and development Requirements: At least two years of face-to-face direct sales, outside sales, B2B, Business Development experience is preferred. 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DBA: AJAX Bail B, 207 N. 4th St. Kingman, Az. (3) VIN # 1N4AL11D32C206200 Nissan 4 dr. Owner: Maria Miranda, 83 Patterson Dr., Chalmette, LA. Lienholder: Cash Cow LA 1192, 7551 W. Judge Perez Dr., Arabi, LA. (4) VIN# YVIVS2556YF481729 Volvo 4 Dr. Owner: Worthy Ramona Dawn, 306 W. Fleming Ave., Geneva, AL. EASTERN DIESEL AND AUTO WRECKER SERVICE, INC. As published in the Holmes County Times Advertiser December 4, 2013. ADOPT: AStay Home Mom, Prof Dad, Travel awaitCarolyn & Chris 1-800-552-0045 Expenses Pd FLBar42311 Retired & widowed Army SGT in need of kind & caring lady for companion and house care. Age 65 & up. Call 850-326-2999. For Sale: Large Ceramic Kiln, many molds, lots of paints, pouring table & accessories. Large shelving (850)547-5244. MOECKER AUCTIONS Public Auction, Road Runner Highway Signs, Inc. (Road striping division only) December 10th @ 10am 4421 12th St. Court East, Bradenton, Fl 34203 Specialized highway marking/ striping equipment and vehicles that meets DOT safety. Special preview: 12/09 10am-4pm www. moeckerauctions.com (800) 840-BIDS 15%18%BP, $100 ref. cash dep. Subj to confirm. Receivership case #2013 CA 002342 Circuit Court of Manatee County, Fl AB-1098 AU-3219, Eric Rubin 2 Bedroom dressers $100.00 each. Informal dining room set, table, 4 chairs & Hutch $250.00. All in excellent condition. In Bonifay. (850)263-1445. 3 Family Yard Sale Saturday December 7, 8AM until. 905 W. Banfill Ave in Bonifay. Lots of everything. LARGE ABANDONED GOODS SALE: Like a big flea market, but yard sale prices. Friday and Saturday, December 6th & 7th, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Located on the bypass (Maple Avenue) Geneva, Ala. Near Courthouse. BIG GARAGE/MOVING SALE 5237 HWY 77, (1-1/2MI South of Sunny Hills Entrance). House Hold appliances, kitchen items, computer armoire, book case, chair, single sofa bed, mens clothing, hand tools, 4KW Generator, 14GAL Sprayer, Dec. 6-8, Fri-Sun 8AM-2PM. 773-7610. Chipley: 968 Haywood Drive, in Martin Woods across from Orange Hill express. Dec 6th 8am-5pm and Dec 7th 8am-3pmHuge Yard SaleSwords, Christmas items, clothes, bedding linen and covers, furniture, toys, tvs,military items, kitchen items, and much more. Sports cards and 45 rpm records. Mos Trading Post and Flea Market 5157 HWY 77, Sunny Hills, Greenhead area. Tables, Spaces, booths. Daily, weekly or month. Call for rates 850-326-2201. Yard Sale 1127 Chance Rd., Chipley, Friday December 6, 8AM Till 4PM, Saturday December 8AM-12PM For More information 850-638-2027. Yard Sale!!!! Saturday December 7, 8AM-2PM, 505 East North Avenue Lots of household items, clothing, dishes, glassware, light fixtures, and lots of other Stuff!!! Turn at Express Lane Toward Poplar Springs and look for signs, just past Hubbard Street on Left!! GUN SHOWDec 7th & 8th Natl Peanut Fest. Bldg. 5622 US Hwy 231 S Dothan, Alabama OVER 275 TABLES Saturday 9-5pm Sunday 10-4pm Info: 334-279-9895 Text FL73915 to 56654 GUN SHOW Fort Walton FAIRGROUNDSDecember 7th & 8th SAT. 9-5 & SUN. 10-4 FREE PARKING Info. (407) 275-7233 floridagunshows.com Text FL72381 to 56654 For Sale Canning Jars Various Sizes Call 638-7543. For Sale, 300 Gallon Propane tank, Meter pole, and Gas Range. 850-638-0037. Shelled Pecans $7.00 per quart bag (850)547-4924. We pick up washers and dryers Free 850-326-2057. Administration The Holmes County Board of County Commissioners is currently accepting applications for the full time position of Building Department Secretary For application contact Sherry Snell in the Holmes County Commissioners office at 850-547-1119. Please turn in completed applications to the County Commissioners office located at 107 E Virginia Ave, Bonifay, FL 32425, no later than 4:00 pm on December 10, 2013. Holmes County is a Drug-Free Workplace and Equal Opportunity Employer. Administration The Holmes County Board of County Commissioners is currently accepting applications for the full time position of County Coordinator. For application contact Sherry Snell in the Holmes County Commissioners office at 850-547-1119. Please turn in completed applications to the County Commissioners office located at 107 E Virginia Ave, Bonifay, FL 32425, no later than 4:00 pm on December 13, 2013. Holmes County is a Drug-Free Workplace and Equal Opportunity Employer. DRIVER TRAINEES NEEDED NOW! Learn to drive for US Xpress! Earn $700 per week! No experience needed! Local CDL Traning. Job ready in 15 days! (888)368-1964 CHIPOLA COLLEGE is accepting applications for the following position: Teaching Assistant Welding Program Minimum qualifications and other position information are available at www.chipola.edu/personnel/jobs. APPLICATION DEADLINE IS OPEN UNTIL FILLED. To obtain an application, contact Human Resources at pippenw@chipola.edu or at (850)718-2269. Candidates may be subject to background investigations. EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER General The Holmes County Board of County Commissioners is currently accepting applications for the full time position of Bridge Crew Foreman. For application contact Sherry Snell in the Holmes County Commissioners office at 850-547-1119. Please turn in completed applications to the County Commissioners office located at 107 E Virginia Ave, Bonifay, FL 32425, no later than 4:00 pm on December 18, 2013. Holmes County is a Drug-Free Workplace and Equal Opportunity Employer. Healthcare/Medical Medical office currently looking for an ARNP/PA to join our medical team. Our office specializes in Cardiology, Internal Medicine & Family Practice in Bonifay. Please fax resume & references to 850-547-5415, attn Kim Sasser. Local church looking for part time Secretary. 16 hours per week. Contact Pastor Eddie Eaton @ (850)956-4100 for information. Industrial The Washington County Board of County Commissioners is currently accepting applications for a HEAVY EQUIPMENT OPERATOR I position in the PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT. Graduation from an accredited high school or general education degree (GED) is required. Applicants must have one (1) year verifiable experience in the operation and routine maintenance of heavy equipment or six (6) months on the job training with the County in the operation of minor heavy equipment and have achieved departmental standards for operating equipment or successful completion of a six (6) month heavy equipment operator program from an accredited school. The starting hourly rate is $10.16. A valid Florida Class B CDL drivers license with no restrictions and an acceptable driving record is required. Applications and job descriptions may be obtained at the Washington County Board of County Commissioners office located at 1331 South Boulevard, Chipley, FL 32428. Applications may also be obtained at www.washingtonfl.com. All interested applicants MUST submit an Employment Application. ALL applications must be submitted to the Administrative Office in the Washington County Board of County Commissioners office by 4:00 PM on December 18, 2013. All questions regarding this position or other vacancies should be directed to the Human Resources Department, 850-415-5151. Veterans Preference is accepted in accordance with FS 295.08. Equal Opportunity/DrugFree Workplace Job Opportunity: City Clerk, City of Vernon, FL. The City of Vernon will be accepting applications for City Clerk; this is a highly responsible administrative and supervisory position. Responsibilities include but are not limited to, acting as the custodian of the Citys records and seal; Notary, Clerk to the City Council. Work involves preparing City Council meeting agendas, minutes of City meetings, managing City contracts, receiving legal documents on the Citys behalf, and supporting the Mayor, Council Members and other personnel directly involved in the Citys management. Employee is also responsible for billing, collections, depositing, and reporting for the water department, Employee is responsible for preparing monthly financial reports to the Council, preparing payroll, filing quarterly tax reports, monthly tax reports and deposits, end of year payroll tax reports and processing W-2 and 1099 tax forms. Employee will be required to work evenings for Council Meetings and other City Board meetings. Employee must maintain effective working relationships, exercise independent judgment, confidentiality, discretion and initiative in carrying out the daily operations of the City. The City Clerk is an appointed official. Work is performed under limited supervision under the direction of the Mayor and City Council. Minimum Qualifications o Knowledge of effective budget processes, administrative principles, practices, procedures and methods. o Working knowledge of legal advertising requirements, intergovernmental relations, election laws and procedures, and procurement laws and procedures. o Considerable knowledge of the practice and methods, and state regulations for public records management, retention, and disposition. o Ability to effectively organize, supervise, train, and direct employees. o Proficient in computer applications, including Microsoft Office and Quick Books Pro o Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing. o Knowledge of accounts receivable and payable Training & Experience High School Diploma or equivalent; prior city, town, or other governmental experience is a plus. Special Requirements o Notary Public of the State of Florida, or obtain license within three (3) months of employment. o Valid Florida Drivers License. o Ability to be bonded The City of Vernon is a drug-free workplace. A pre-employment drug screen, criminal history background investigation and a drivers license verification will be conducted. EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER Application Deadline: December 9, 2013. Rate of pay for this position: Depending on Qualifications AIRLINE CAREERS begin here -Get FAA approved Aviation Maintenance Technician training. Housing and Financial aid for qualified students. Job placement assistance. Call AIM 866-314-3769 EXPERIENCED OTR Flatbed Drivers earn 50 up to 55 cpm loaded. $1000 sign on to Qualified drivers. Home most weekends. Call: (843)266-3731 / www. bulldoghiway.com. EOE HEAVY EQUIPMENT Operator Training! Bulldozers, Backhoes, Excavators. 3 Weeks Hands On Program. Local Job Placement Assistance. National Certifications. GI Bill Benefits Eligible. 1-866-362-6497 Executive OfficeSpace for rent downtown Chipley. (850)638-1918 Retail Store Space available.Main Street. Downtown Chipley. 850-638-1918 FOR RENT 1B/R apartment, convenient location in Chipley. No pets. 850-638-4640 Mandi Lea Apartments in Vernon, 2/BR. Financial Assistance available if qualified. 638-4640. 2BR/2BAHouse for rent. Great kitchen, very clean & well maintained. Large master bath. $775/mth. 638-9127. 3BR/1BA for rent. No pets. Deposit, & references required. HUD accepted. $595/mth Chipley. (850)638-1918 For Rent or Sell by Owner 3BR/2BA, Updated, CHA, conveniently located. handicapped accessible. No HUD 850-547-2091, 850-638-1483, 850-481-5352. Nice cleanhouses, apartments & mobile homesfor rent in Bonifay area. HUD approved. Also, homes for sale, owner financing with good credit. Call Martha (850)547-5085, (850)547-2531. 2BR/2BAMobile Homes W/G included. $400 plus Deposit. 547-4232, 850-527-4911. 3BR/1BA, 3BR/2BA Doublewide w/fireplace in town. Water included. Section 8 Accepted. 850-260-9795. FOR RENT Nice mobile home excellent location in Chipley. No Pets. 850-638-4640 HUNTING LAND for rent or lease, 1 year or 5 years, 160 acres or 300 acres. For more information call (850)638-1911 or (850)326-0044. Large 16x15 Master Bedroom, large covered deck. 3BR/2BA MH, 3/4mile from elementary school. Hwy 177A. Family oriented park. $600.00/mth. (850)547-3746. Mobile Home For Rent 3BR/2BA in Chipley Area $650 Very private w/Big Back Yard. NO PETS. Leave # for return Call 850-258-1594. Mobile Homes For Rent 2 and 3 Bedrooms in Cottondale, Central Heat and Air. $400 -$500 a month. 850-258-1594. Singlewide and Doublewide for rent Bonifay and Chipley rental references required and one year lease. 638-2999. For Sale, 466 1st Street, 547-2091 or 846-7676 or 850-866-3647. FLORIDA WATERFRONT CONDO LIQUIDATION SALE! Brand new 2BR/2BA 1,690sf luxury condo only $149,900 Originally under contract for $365,000. Near downtown Orlando & all theme parks/ attractions. Must see. Call now 877-333-0272, x 173 2 tracts. 1 is 4.32 acres, 1 is 5.25 acres (2754 Dauphin Rd.-Chipley). Raw, undeveloped. (843)816-1032. 10 ACRE MOUNTAIN TOP ESTATE! Gorgeous Blue Ridge mountain acreage featuring spectacular 3 state views & towering hardwoods! Abuts U.S. National Forest. Great building spot! U/G utilities, paved rd frontage, RV friendly. Priced to sell only $69,900. Excellent financing. Call now 866?952?5303, x 92 NEW LOG HOME* on 8+ acres in Floridajust $87,900. Sale! Saturday, Dec 14th. 3BR, 2BA, 1700sf cabin on spectacular lake access setting in beautiful upscale community with all infrastructure/ amenities completed. Excellent financing. Call now 877-525-3033, x983. *constructed weather tight log home shell. Prime Property. Two 8 acres on Bedie Rd, Two 9 acres on Bedie Rd. 5 acres on Hwy 77. Some owner financing For more info call Milton Peel @ 850-638-1858 or 850-326-9109. TENNESSEE LOG CABIN on 6 acres with FREE Boat Slip! Only $74,900 New 3BR, 2BA log cabin shell, lake access, nicely wooded, level setting. Quiet paved road frontage. Excellent financing. Call now 877-888-0267, x 453 Try and beat this one! Holmes County-Esto, 16x80 MH 3 Bdrm/2 B completely done over. City water, corner lot, 1/2 acre with chain link fence on half of property. Utility building, 1000 gal. septic system. Ready to move into. $35,000 with small down payment. Owner financed. (850)263-9367. Mercedes Benz 450SL1978Removeable hardtop, has soft-top also. Good condition, runs well. Asking $6500 or best offer. 850-814-8705 to set up appointment. 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