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** Volume 127 Number 47 Phone: 850-547-9414 Fax: 850-638-4601 Opinion ....................A4 Kids activities ............A6 Community ................A7 Sports......................A10 Faith .........................B4 Obituaries ..................B5 @WCN_HCT ¢ LEOS CARRY TORCH FOR SPECIAL OLYMPICS, B1 A4Happy Corner with Hazel Wells TisonA7HCSOs K9 Lasso wins top recognition Wednesday, April 4, 2018 imes A dvertiser HOLMES COUNTY T By Diane M. RobinsonTimes Advertiser | @HCTA_Diane Drobinson@chipleypaper.comNOMA „ Noma Town Council swore in two council members and hired a new clerk when they met in regular ses-sion April 2.Donna Dixon and Terry Skip-per retained their seats on the council after running unopposed in the election that was held March 27. The council approved the hiring of Patri-cia Cochran as the towns new clerk at the meeting. Noma swears in council members, hires clerkPatricia Cochran is the town of Nomas new clerk. [DIANE M. ROBINSON | TIMES-ADVERTISER] By Diane M. RobinsonTimes Advertiser | @HCTA_Diane Drobinson@chipleypaper.comBONIFAY „ Two community meetings to discuss road projects were held at theHolmes County Board of County Commissioners board room on March 27.The meetings were held to discuss the widening and paving projects on both Bonifay-Gritney Road and Bonifay-Chipley Road.County Engineer Cliff Knauer talked about the proj-ects and show residents the designs. He assured them if anyone would like to change something on the design concerning their right-ofway, he would meet with them individually to find a resolution.The projects are currently in design phases and more community meetings willbe BOCC holds community meetings, applies for grantsBy Jacqueline BostickTimes-Advertiser 850-630-6167 | @_JBostick jbostick@chipleypaper.comCHIPLEY „ Holmes County led the region in growth in employment and decline in unemployment, according to recent data from CareerSource Chipola.February data shows an unemployment decrease by 1 percent over last year and 0.6 percent from January. Meanwhile, the number of employed has increased by 132 individuals over last year and a staggering 91 from last month.CareerSource Chipola Executive Director Richard Williams says he is encour-agedŽ by the data, but reluctant to qualify it as a sign of long-term change.Holmes leads region in employment growth, unemployment declineBy Diane M. RobinsonTimes Advertiser | @HCTA_Diane Drobinson@chipleypaper.comBONIFAY „ Incumbent Larry White was unseated by former councilman Ricky Callahan in race for Seat 2.Bonifayheld its elections Tuesday for two city council seats. With 107 votes, Callahan, who served on the council in the 70s, unseated White by31 votes. There were 138 votes total. I am honored to have been elected and I look forward to serving the citizens of Bonifay to the best of my ability,Ž Calla-han said at the swearing-in ceremony held Tuesday night at a special council meeting.BONIFAY ELECTIONSWhite unseated in race for Seat 2Ricky Callahan and Andrew Granger were sworn in March 27 to “ ll seats 2 and 5, respectively, on the Bonifay City Council. [DIANE M. ROBINSON | TIMES-ADVERTISER PHOTOS] Larry Cook was appointed by Bonifay City Council on March 27 as the new Bonifay Fire and Rescue Fire Chief. By Jacqueline BostickThe News 850-630-6167 | @_JBostick jbostick@chipleypaper.comGRACEVILLE „ Claims in excess of $120 million have been filed against Campbell-ton-Grace Hospital (CGH) in a bankruptcy case. Most of the claims are in relation to insur-ance companies that have asserted claims for alleged over-billing related to a lab processing scheme, according to the hospitals bankruptcy lawyer Brian Rich of Berger Singerman, a business law firm out of Tallahassee.The Debtor (CGH) will also be pursuing significant litigation claims to recover as much money as possible for the creditors,Ž Rich stated. He also noted the recovery and repayment amounts will depend upon the recoveries from the litigation in the bankruptcy case. The Chapter 11 case, which aims to restructure a companys debts and business organization, involves the CGH ghts $120 million in claimsStaff ReportPONCE DE LEON … A 19-year-old man died Monday after drowning at Vortex Springs while on Spring Break.Devon Deshawn Reynolds, of Newton, Ala., had been swimming with fellow classmates at the springs when, he became frantic,Ž a news release from Holmes County Sheriffs Office stated. Reynolds friends attempted to help him; however, he went underwater before they could be successful.When deputies arrived at 1517 Vortex Springs Lane around 11:20 a.m. Monday, they found several divers administering CPR on Reynolds, the release stated. The divers were in the area at the timehe went underwater and attempted to rescue him by descend-ing into the water in a human chain to form a search pattern.After the divers located and retrieved Reynolds from the water, they administered oxygen and performed CPR until emergency responders arrived, the release stated. The investigation is ongoing and HCSO is awaiting the results from the Medical Examiners Office.Reynolds was a senior at Wicksburg High School and would have graduated in May.19-year-old student drowns at springsHCSO is investigating the incidentReynolds See LABOR, A2 See BOCC, A2 See CGH, A2See SEAT, A2 See NOMA, A2


** A2 Wednesday, April 4, 2018 | Holmes County Times-AdvertiserI am encouraged by signs that our decline in both labor force and actual employment are reversing,Ž he said. How-ever, Im not going to be doing a happy dance until this trend continues for several months as a change over a month or two doesnt necessarily mean things have actu-ally changed long term.ŽAcross the region, which also includes Cal-houn, Holmes, Jackson and Liberty counties, unemployment fell by a 0.8 percent and an increase in its labor force and employment numbers. Williams noted the data is salient considering, since the recession, rural counties across the country have experienced a population shrinkage, as well as, a decline in its labor force and actual employment.The one-year gain of 132 extra employed indi-viduals in the county is a good sign for Holmes County,Ž Williams said. That represents a 2-per-cent gain in employment over a year and that is a very good sign. The key will be to see if this trend continues in the coming months.ŽWashington County is following the regional unemployment trend.February data shows unemployment has decrease by nearly 0.8 percent over last year and a half-percent from January. Meanwhile, the number of employed has increased by 166 individ-uals over last year.Williams said the way to continue this trend lies in creating attractive counties for job growth. The key for our coun-ties to attract new jobs and have existing companies expand is to have the workforce these com-panies need,Ž he added. An increase in the size of the labor force and the number of people actually employed make it easier to grow our local economy.ŽStatewide unemployment decreased by 0.6 percent. LABORFrom Page A1SOURCE: CAREERSOURCE CHIPOLA Comparison of February 2018 to February 2017 CountyLabor ForceEmploymentUnemployment Holmes68132-1% Washington94166-0.8% Calhoun3870-0.7% Jackson136269-0.8% Liberty-510-0.6% Region331647-0.8% State215000268000-0.6% Comparison of February 2018 to February 2017 heldto discuss the prog-ress as the projects move forward, officials said.In othe business,a grant used to operate 911 services was approvedfor reapplication the boardsregular neeting, also held March 27. The 911 Spring Rural Grant pays in part to run and operate 911 services in the county.Also at the meeting, an increase of $227was approved for supplies to fix the roof of the Holmes County Jail. Originally the price was approved at $11,900 but was brought back before the board for an increase when quotes came back at a higher price, making the new total $12,127.Holmes County Board of County Commissioners will meet again in regular session at 9 a.m. on April 10. BOCCFrom Page A1 sale of the hospital building to Northwest Florida Community Hospital, which currently leases a clinic on the property and has proposed to repurpose the Graceville hospital for mental health services.Administration at NFCH were relieved earlier this month when Governor Rick Scott signed a piece of legislation heavily supported by Representative Brad Drake and Senator George Gainer that allows the hospital to acquire the CGH.The bankruptcy was a significant development for the hospital and the community,Ž Rich stated.ŽIt is unfortu-nate, the CGH, like many rural hospitals across the country are suffering financially and that here, CGH was victimized by a fraudulent scheme to uti-lize the hospital for what we view as a fraudulent billing scheme.Ž CGHFrom Page A1Campbellton-Graceville Hospital. [SPECIAL TO THE NEWS] Unopposed, Andrew Granger retained Seat 5 on the council. In reor-ganization of the council, Roger Brooks was voted to continue in his role as Vice-Mayor for the next year.Also Tuesday, the council appointed a new fire chief to take the place of long-time fire chief, the late Shay McCormick, who unexpectedly passed away March 20.The council appointed 20-year Bonifay Fire and Rescue veteran and current deputy Chief Larry Cook to the position something Cook said will be a big role to fill.I have some very big shoes to fill and follow behind,Ž said Cook. I am going to do my best to be a good servant of the city and fire department.ŽBonifay City Council will meet again in regular session at 6 p.m. on April 12. SEATFrom Page A1 CHIPLEYPAPER.COMDonna Dixon and Terry Skipper, seen here with Noma Mayor Buddy Skipper, retained their council seats in the March 27 election.[DIANE M. ROBINSON | TIMES-ADVERTISER] Cochran retired two years ago from Triple A Cooper in Dothan after 43 years.A native of Noma, she held the job of supervisor of collections and cus-tomer service at her former employer. A vote approved Cochrans pay at $180 a week.Noma Town Council will meet again in regular session at 6 p.m. on May 7. NOMAFrom Page A1


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** A4 Wednesday, April 4, 2018 | Holmes County Times-AdvertiserOPINION The Times-Advertiser is published on Wednesdays by GateHouse Media LLC at 112 E. Virginia Ave., Bonifay, FL 32425. Periodicals postage paid at Bonifay, Florida. Copyright Notice: The entire contents of the Holmes County Times-Advertiser are fully protected by copyright and cannot be reproduced in any form for any purpose without the expressed permission of GateHouse Media LLC. The views expressed here are not necessarily those of this paper or GateHouse Media. Postmaster: Send address change to: Holmes County Times-Advertiser P.O. Box 67, Bonifay, FL 32425 USPS 004-341 SUBSCRIPTION RATES In county Out of county 13 weeks: $13.30 $17.70 26 weeks: $19.90 $26.50 52 weeks: $32.00 $43.00 Home delivery subscribers may be charged a higher rate for holiday editions. CONTACT US Publisher: Nicole Bare“ eld nbare“ Interim Editor: Jacqueline Bostick, 850-638-0212 News, sports, opinion: Classi“ ed: 850-638-0212, Circulation Customer Service: 1-850-522-5197 Copyright 2018, GateHouse Media LLC. All Rights Reserved. imes A dvertiser HOLMES COUNTY T PUBLISHER Nicole P. Bare“ eld INTERIM EDITOR Jacqueline Bostick PRODUCTION SUPERVISOR Cameron Everett 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 Please specify if the letter should be printed in the Washington County News or Holmes County Times-Advertiser. Questions? Call 638-0212.People and paper. Thats what it takes to publish a newspaper, the old saw goes. There are other requirements „ printing presses and ink „ and additional costs related to digital-news production. But next to the price of employing people „ salaries and benefits „ paper remains the second-largest individual cost of a publishing company such as GateHouse Media, the parent company of Washington County News and Holmes County Times-Advertiser. And that is one of the reasons we are concerned about the tariffs imposed on a certain type of paper imported from Canada into the United States. Known as uncoated groundwood paper, the product is used for newsprint, the cost of which has risen in the U.S. as a result of the tariffs. News organizations fear, rationally, that rising newsprint costs related to the tariffs will force publishers to cut people or paper, or raise costs to consumers „ or a combination of all three. We recognize our financial interest in this matter, but none of those outcomes would be good for the workers, readers, advertisers and communities that depend on professional journalism published in print, as so many subscribers still desire, or in digital form. Papers and magazines published by nonprofit organizations are suffering the effects as well. And its not just about newspapers: Uncoated groundwood paper is used in books, directories, writing pads and advertising brochures. The tariffs „ technically, anti-dumping and countervailing duties „ were initiated by the U.S. Department of Commerce in response to a petition by one paper producer in Washington state. North Pacific Paper Co. (NORPAC), which has fewer than 300 employees and is owned by a hedge fund, alleged the Canadian government subsidizes paper exports. The Commerce Department agreed and imposed the two duties „ combined, ranging up to 32 percent „ preliminarily in January and March. Final determinations are pending. The newspaper industry is mobilizing opposition, but its not alone. A small but bipartisan group in Congress has asked Commerce to lift the tariffs. We hope the Florida congressional delegation will join them, not solely for the benefit of newspapers, but because of the negative, overall economic impacts. Most notable among the opponents is the American Forest and Paper Association. "The uncoated groundwood and newsprint market is a North American market, and AF&PA has opposed the request for duties to be imposed on imports from Canada," said the associations chief executive, Donna Harman. Imports are necessary, in part, because many U.S. companies abandoned newsprint production in favor of products with higher profit margins. Nevertheless, consider this: Two of the leading Canadian producers have a total of nearly 4,000 U.S. employees, more than 13 times the number of NORPAC, the petitioner. More than 600,000 workers in the U.S. are employed in the publishing, printing and paper-producing industries that overwhelmingly oppose the tariffs because of their potential to kill jobs and depress economic activity. A version of this editorial first appeared in the Sarasota Herald-Tribune, a sister paper with GateHouse Media.Paper tari s deal blow to the economyANOTHER VIEW When I have trouble thinking what I will write for my Happy Corner, I often peruse the Heritage History of Holmes County. This week I happened to read the Frances Williams Howell story on page 397. She recalled her days of growing up in Bonifay and spending a lot of time with her grandparents, Monroe and Johnnie Williams. Mr. Monroe was known all over the area as the Watkins Man. Mr. Monroe was a familiar figure in our community in his Model A Ford with the chicken coop on the back. Farm families would trade chickens to Mr. Williams for Watkins products. He carried a complete line of Watkins products that included salves for drawing boils to a head and then promoting healing. There were ointments for muscle rubs as well as for colds. The Watkins liniment was a staple in our home. It was the first line of defense against colds and croup. A tablespoon of that and a tablespoon of sugar in a full glass of water was sure to head off a cold. It was slightly hot, but we didnt mind taking it because of the sugar. For boils, fever blisters, insect bites and all skin irritations, there was Petro Carbo salve. I rediscovered it a few years ago and it is now a staple in our home. The flavorings were popular items sold by the Watkins man. There is no better vanilla flavoring and when I can find it, I like to keep it in my kitchen. There was also a pie mix that my mother bought from Mr. Williams. When we heard the sewingmachine sound of the Model A Engine and the AAUUUGA of the horn we knew Mr. Monroe Williams would be there to sit a spellŽ with our parents and relieve the tedium of farm life. Granddaughter Frances Williams Howell had fond recollections of riding the country roads with the Watkins Man, her Pa. Her grandmother (Ma) Miss Johnnie would pack a lunch for Frances and Mr. Monroe and they would take to the dirt roads. Theyd pick a favorite shady spot for their picnic lunch. One of her favorites was at the flowing well. After they ate, she said her granddaddy would dance a jig around the pond created by the flowing well. She also remembered her grandmother canning the summer vegetables, making jelly, jams, and pear relish, and cooking big meals which were eaten by extended family, her Uncle Fred and Aunt Fletea, Aunt Ada, Uncle Charlie Williams and Great Grandmother Fanney, who lived with them. I remember going to visit them with some of my family. The family called the grandmother Nanney. I was very young like 2 or 3 but when we were leaving, I said, Goodbye, Fanney.Ž The adults were all astounded that I had learned her first name during that short time. Besides the Watkins man, we had the rolling store. It was a small room mounted on a truck chassis with a little back porch where you climbed up a set of steps to the door to make your purchase. I dont recall selling chickens to the rolling store, but we probably did as they too had a chicken coop mounted on the back of their truck. I know we sold a few eggs. I remember a kind of candy we got from the rolling store. We called it cornbread candy from the texture, I suppose. It was hot pink with a white stripe through it. It was quite crumbly and it cost a nickel. The rolling store came on Friday, the day our Dad always went to Panama City with a load of produce, eggs, and etc. so we would have to hang on to a few eggs if we intended to trade any to the rolling store. I remember the late Wallace Donaldson telling me that hed make a run to Miami with the live chickens that the N.D. Miller representatives collected from the small country stores when they delivered the companys products. I suppose that Mr. Williams and the rolling stores collections were added to the ones collected by the Miller Co. The way products are marketed today is vastly different from the days of the rolling store and the Watkins Man. Our eating habits have changed along with the marketing and the availability of goods. Its fun to look back with nostalgia to those days, but none of us would go back to them even if we could.HAPPY CORNERFrances Williams Howell remembers her grandpa The Watkins Man Hazel Tison


** Holmes County Times-Advertiser | Wednesday, April 4, 2018 A5By Collin Breaux 747-5081 | @PCNHCollinB GULF COUNTY „ A major Gulf County wildfire that had been spreading since Tuesday was mostly under control Friday, according to the Florida Forestry Services Chipola District.As of noon Friday, the fire „ which had spread to an estimated 8,044 acres of rural land south of Wewahitchka „ was 75 percent contained, according to district public information officer Hannah Bowers.The weather, especially with this rain, has really benefited us,Ž Bowers said by phone Friday.No homes or structures were threatened at any point, Bowers said, as the affected land contained just timber.Ž The wildfire was raging between the White City work center on County 71 and Overstreet Tower on County 386, land owned by Deseret Cattle of North Florida.We would like to express our deepest grati-tude and appreciation for the tireless work of the Florida Forest Services wildland firefighters in containing the Fire Break 56 Wildfire,Ž Michael Archibald, Deseret Cattle & Timber general manager, said in a news release. The extra-mile efforts, combined with tremendous cooperation by local firefighters, first responders, and neigh-boring landowners, were indispensable in bringing this fire under control.ŽBowers said the district would begin reducing the number of crews in the area „ at one point, more than 60 air and ground vehicles were working the fire „ though smoke and smoldering likely would linger for a while.No flare-ups were expected Friday afternoon.Gulf County 8,000-acre wild re 75 percent contained LOCAL&STATEA wild“ re in Gulf County was 75 percent contained by Friday afternoon. [CONTRIBUTED PHOTOS] Burn out operations kept a Gulf County wild“ re under control Friday as a storm front approached. Florida Forest Service bulldozers helped keep a wild“ re under control in Gulf County this week.


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** Holmes County Times-Advertiser | Wednesday, April 4, 2018 A7 COMMUNITYSpecial to Times-AdvertiserBONIFAY Holmes County Sheriffs Deputy Wade Strickland and his K-9 partner, Lasso, took home first and second place at the 2018 South Florida K9 Competition, held Satur day, March 24, at Boynton Beach High School in Boynton Beach.In its seventh year, the event was hosted by Boynton Beach Police Department and saw nearly 40 K9 teams from law enforcement agencies around the state.Holmes County Sheriffs Office was the only Panhandle agency to compete and held its own against larger agencies such as City of Miami Police Department, taking home first place for fastest dog and second place for hardest hitting.Deputy Strickland explains the competitions obstacle course was a reflection of real-life sce-narios that K9s and their handlers may encounter in the line of duty.This wasnt a fancy agility course,Ž he said. The obstacles simulated situations we run into while working, and they also tested both the dogs and handlers ability to adapt and problem solve by adding a twist or extra step, such as a tunnel or water running through the obstacle.ŽDeputy Strickland has served the Holmes County Sheriffs Office for six years and has been handling and training Lasso for two years. Lasso was initially received and trained through Hamilton K-9 Training Center.This was both officers first competition, and while they brought home a first-place trophy, Strick-land says he also brought home some valuable new knowledge.I met several other trainers while at the com-petition, and we were able to exchange training techniques,Ž he said. I learned a few new tricks that will go beyond performing in competitions and ultimately translate to better training and per-formance in the field.ŽLasso among top dogs at K9 competitionHolmes County Sheriffs Deputy Wade Strickland and K9 partner Lasso pose with the 2018 South Florida K9 Competition “ rst-place trophy for fastest dog. If you would like your events included in this list, email information to: news@ Kid Safety Expo announces dates BONIFAY/CHIPLEY/ MARIANNA/LYNN HAVEN Kid Safety Expo will be held from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on the following Saturdays: Art KidDoo at Shivers Park in Chipley, April 14: Chipley Walmart, April 21 and Lynn Haven Walmart, April 28. The Kid Safety Expo will also be at: Community Egg Hunt at Shivers Park in Chipley, Wednesday, March 28; Falling Waters State Park in Chipley, Friday, April 6 and Saturday, April 7 and as Family Farm Day at Lynn Haven Elemen-tary School, Friday, April 13. For more information call 850-638-1858 or 850-326-9109. Dixie Youth opening dayVERNON … The City of Vernon Dixie Youth will hold opening day ceremonies at 8:30 a.m. Saturday, April 7 at the ball fields. Volunteers are needed and vendor booths are available. There will be raffles, cake auction and more. For more information about the event, volun-teering or a vendor booth call or text Brent Gibson at 850-258-9492. Free Tax-AideCHIPLEY The AARP Tax-Aide Program and Washington County Council on Aging will provide free income tax assistance, tax counsel-ing and electronic filing for 2017 tax returns. Special attention is pro-vided to filers 60 and older, but AARP mem-bership is not required. These services are available each Tuesday now through April 10 by appointment at the Council on Aging, located at 1348 South Blvd. in Chipley. Individuals seeking assistance need to fill out an interview sheet, available at the Council on Aging, and bring all their 2017 tax docu-ments including; Social security card; drivers license or photo ID; copy of last years tax return; a check for bank informa-tion; 1095-A Form if you bought insurance from Marketplace/exchange; SSA-1099 Social security benefits; 1099-R pensions, retirement, and annuities; 1099-INT interest; 1099-DIV dividends; and 1099-B stock sale; W-2s; 1099-MISC other income; 1099-G unemployment; Any document showing you paid Federal Income Tax; 1099-S sale of home, land, or timber; W-2G gam-bling winnings; 1098-E student loan interest; 1098-T tuition payments; Information needed to itemize: med-ical expenses, medical miles driven, contributions, home mortgage interest, and real estate taxes. The service will not prepare Schedule F … Farms, Schedule E … Rental Property, Schedule C … Business income with expenses that exceed $25,000, multiple Schedule Cs for one individual, Clergy, or Form 3903 … Moving expenses. These are considered Out of Scope.Ž For more information call 850-638-6216.COMMUNITY EVENTS


** A8 Wednesday, April 4, 2018 | Holmes County Times-AdvertiserBy Ken ThomasThe Associated PressWASHINGTON „ The Trump administration opened the door to a poten-tial White House meeting between President Donald Trump and Russian Presi-dent Vladimir Putin on Monday, raising the possibility of an Oval Office welcome for Putin for the first time in more than a decade even as relations between the two powers have deteriorated.The Kremlin said Monday that Trump had invited the Russian leader to the White House when they spoke by telephone last month. White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders responded that the White House was among a number of potential venuesŽ discussed. Both sides said they hadnt started preparations for such a visit.If it happens, Putin would be getting the honor of an Oval Office tete-a-tete for the first time since he met President George W. Bush at the White House in 2005. Alarms rang in diplomatic and foreign policy circles over the prospect that Trump might offer Putin that venue without confronting him about Russias interference in the 2016 presidential election or allegations that Russia masterminded the March 4 nerve agent attack on a former Russian double agent.It would confer a certain normalization of relations and were certainly not in a normal space,Ž said Alina Polyakova, a foreign policy fellow at the Brook-ings Institution. Nothing about this is normal.ŽMuch has happened since Trump and Putin spoke in the March 20 phone call. Trump said afterward he hoped to meet with Putin in the not too distant futureŽ to discuss the nuclear arms race and other matters. But their call was followed by reports that Trump had been warned in briefing materials not to congratulate the Russian president on his re-election but did so anyway. Since the call, two dozen countries, including the U.S. and many European Union nations, and NATO expelled more than 150 Russian diplomats in soli-darity with Britain over the poisoning of Sergei Skripal, the former spy, and his daughter Yulia. Moscow has denied any involvement in the nerve attack and retaliated by expelling the same number of diplo-mats from each nation.Putins foreign affairs adviser, Yuri Ushakov, told reporters Monday that when the two leaders spoke by phone, Trump suggested to have the first meeting in Washington, in the White House,Ž calling it a quite interesting and positive idea.ŽUshakov voiced hope that tensions resulting from the diplomatic expulsions wouldnt derail discussions about a summit.Trump has said maintaining a strong personal relationship with Putin is in the U.S. interest and has signaled to allies that he trusts his own instincts in dealing with the Russian president.A White House official, speaking on condition of anonymity to describe private discussions, said Trump raised the possibility of a White House meeting in a casual, open-endedŽ fashion during the call. The official reiterated that no extensive preparations had taken place.Talk of a White House summit comes as Trump is preparing to meet North Korean leader Kim Jong Un at an undetermined location. White House welcomes are typically reserved for friends and allies. Trump has avoided crit-icizing Putin personally even as his administration has crossed Moscow by providing Ukraine with lethal weapons and upholding Obama-era sanctions against Russia and its shuttering of diplomatic outposts.Michael McFaul, who served as the U.S. ambassador to Russia under President Barack Obama, said the symbolism of Putin standing in the East Room with the president at a news conferenceŽ would be a major goal for the Russian leader. The only reason you should do it is if youre going to obtain a concrete objective that serves Americas national security interest before the meet-ing,Ž he said.McFaul said he feared that Trump thinks that a good meeting with Putin is the objective of his foreign policy with Russia. That should never be the objec-tive. That should be the means to achieve things that are actually of impor-tance to the United States.ŽTrump had already fallen under sharp criticism from some Republican lawmak-ers for congratulating Putin on his re-election during the call and for not raising the ex-spys poisoning. The fact that Trump also extended a White House invitation during that call was likely to increase con-cerns that Trump, when in direct contact with Putin, is inclined to offer olive branches and reluctant to raise difficult issues.I worry that Trump wittingly or unwittingly may be sending a more positive signal to Putin than he deserves,Ž said Nicholas Burns, a top State Department official during the Bush administration who also served as U.S. ambassador to NATO.Russias disclosure of the invitation came the day before the leaders of three Baltic countries „ Latvia, Lithuania and Estonia „ were to visit the White House. The three NATO nations are seen as a bulwark against Russias aspirations of extended influence west of its border.Trump has met Putin twice as president, at the Group of 20 summit in Germany last summer and briefly at the Asia-Pacific economic summit in Vietnam in November.Putin, who was presi-dent of Russia once before, visited the White House in 2005, when Bush welcomed him in the East Room as my friend.ŽPutin has been to other parts of the U.S. frequently in recent years, including a visit to the Bush family compound in Maine. Putins meetings with Obama occurred at international summits and along the sidelines of the United Nations gathering in New York.Obama met Russian President Dmitry Medvedev at the White House in 2010, when the pair also chowed down on burgers at a popular hamburger joint outside the capital.US opens door to Trump-Putin meetingIn this Nov. 11 photo, President Donald Trump, right, and Russia President Vladimir Putin talk during the family photo session at the APEC Summit in Danang. [MIKHAIL KLIMENTYEV, SPUTNIK, KREMLIN POOL PHOTO VIA THE ASSOCIATED PRESS] NATION & WORLD


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** A10 Wednesday, April 4, 2018 | Holmes County Times-AdvertiserAs NCAA Tournament comes to a close, an uncertain future looms for college hoopsBy Eddie PellsThe Associated PressSAN ANTONIO „ For the past three weeks, its been all about buzzer-beaters, bracket-busters and basketball „ a much-needed reminder about just how beautiful this game can be. For the next six months, it will be all about ugliness and uncertainty, while college basketball wrestles with the changes it must make to keep the sport alive. The 2017-18 campaign could very well be remembered as the season that ridded the upper echelon of college hoops of any last whiffs of the notion that it is all about amateurs, student-athletesŽ and play-ing for nothing more than a scholarship and pride. An FBI investigation that resulted in the September arrests of 10 agents, coaches and businessmen with bas-ketball ties did what the NCAA never really could „ laid bare the inner-workings of a shady, money-grubbing business thats been teetering on the edge of the rulebook, and the law, for decades.The state of the game, theres no doubt, theres some question marks now,Ž Kansas State coach Bruce Weber said. Between the FBI probe and other media reports, violations have been alleged at 28 schools, ranging from businessmen taking recruits parents out to lunch to $100,000 payoffs to get them to sign with certain programs; 17 of those teams were in the March Madness bracket. A panel led by Condoleezza Rice is examining the problems and is expected to release a report, and its rec-ommendations, on April 25. The president of the NCAA has promised action, but said he would not support anything truly game-changing „ as in, rules that would fundamen-tally alter the amateur status of the student-athletesŽ whose efforts are the underpinnings of the $1.1 billion the NCAA earned in 2017. The lions share of that comes from the mens basketball tournament that brought Villanova and Michi-gan to Monday nights final. More significant change might have to come from the NBA, which is considering ending the one and doneŽ rule that calls for players to either be 19 or complete at least one year in college before becom-ing eligible for the draft. Passed in 2005, that rule altered the landscape of col-lege basketball, putting the lie to the notion that these play-ers „ at least the very best ones „ come to school to earn a degree. One and DoneŽ is often derided as the catchall explanation for everything bad about the college game. Changing the rule, however, wont necessarily change the roles of agents, AAU coaches, college coaches, middlemen, handlers and shoe companies, all of whom partake in what is essentially an unregulated, underground talent-acquisition business, the likes of which the NCAA hasnt the resources or rulebook to control. Any time theres money involved, isnt there always corruption?Ž West Virginia coach Bob Huggins asked, rhetorically. Well have to wait and see how widespread it is. If thats it, and you see its only four (coaches) who were guilty, thats pretty good.ŽBut Huggins, like most coaches The Associated Press talked to last week, says he has no idea what to expect. Nothing personal, but Im the wrong person to ask,Ž said Andy Enfield, the coach of Southern California, which fired associate coach Tony Bland after he was arrested in the FBI probe, accused of accepting $13,000 for steering two players to specific business representatives. Bland has pleaded not guilty. At risk are college basketball and, most notably, the future of a tournament that shows, time and again, exactly why the sport is worth saving. The MVP award for this years tournament may as well have gone to a 98-year-old nun, Sister Jean Dolores Schmidt, who willed her underdog team from Loyola-Chicago all the way to the Final Four as an 11th seed, while reminding fans that bas-ketball, like life, is about more than mere winning and losing. The Ramblers werent the only underdog to come up big.A tournament turned upside-down featured the first-ever 16 vs. 1 upset when Maryland-Baltimore County knocked off Virginia. A heck of a season,Ž said Virginias coach, Tony Bennett, with a heck of a loss at the end, of course.ŽLike the UMBC-Virginia game, the best of the tourna-ment is often centered around upsets. It brings about an uncom-fortable paradox: These three weeks invariably place a few spunky little-guy teams that presumably do things the right way against a few fearsome behemoth programs that pre-sumably dont. Its the reason we watch. Yes, the sport is overdue for a good scrubbing. But if, some-day, everyone really is playing by the same rules, will that ruin the event we love? IN BRIEFRANCHO MIRAGE, CALIF.Lindberg wins LPGA event on 8th extra holePernilla Lindberg plunged into Poppies Pond with her parents and fiance-caddie Daniel Taylor, celebrating her first professional victory in about the biggest way possible in womens golf.I cant believe that I can call myself a major champion,Ž Lindberg said. It wasnt easy.The 31-year-old Swede needed a major-record eight sudden-death holes over two days to finish off Inbee Park in the ANA Inspiration, ending it Monday morning with a 30-foot birdie putt on the par-4 10th.I just know Im a grinder, and I just felt: This is mine. Im going to do this,Ž Lindberg said. I just knew I could, and I just kept fighting away. I couldnt believe when that last putt went in.ŽParks 20-footer to match missed to the left.The putt Pernilla made on the last was a champions putt,Ž Park said. Im really happy for her. This one was not an easy major win for her, as well. I mean, eight-hole playoff, Ive never done something like that before, either.ŽThey played four holes Monday after going until it was too dark to see „ and then played some more „ Sunday night.NEW YORKAverage age of MLB players drops below 29The average age of a major league player on opening day dropped to 28.91 years from 29.13 at the start of last season.The Philadelphia Phil-lies are the youngest team at 26.92, according to the commissioners office. Other teams with young averages are Cincinnati (27.49), Miami (27.85), Pittsburgh (27.97), St. Louis (28.02) and the New York Yankees (28.04).Toronto is the oldest team, averaging 31.01. Others averaging over 30 are the Los Angeles Angels (30.32), Seattle (30.17), San Francisco (30.15) and Cleveland 30.08).CLEVELANDLeBron takes on Alabama football over barber showLeBron James believes Alabamas football pro-gram is offside.James contends the Crimson Tide has lifted ideas, concepts and formatŽ from a program on Uninterrupted,Ž the digital media platform the three-time NBA champion co-founded with business partner Maverick Carter.Last year, Uninter-ruptedŽ aired The ShopŽ a forum where James, Golden State forward Draymond Green, retired player Charles Oakley and others have conversations while getting their hair cut in a barber shop.Alabama recently released a trailer on Twit-ter for Shop TalkŽ that shows Tide coach Nick Saban and former Alabama star wide receiver Julio Jones in a barbershop setting. The video says the first episode is coming soon.Ž The Associated Press By Doug FergusonThe Associated PressAUGUSTA, Ga. „ The roar sounded like Sunday at Augusta National.This was Monday afternoon, and it was so sudden and thunder-ous that it reached the clubhouse. It was loud enough to startle spectators who wondered what they had missed. They had a pretty good idea who it was.Tiger Woods is back at the Masters.Woods teed off with Justin Thomas and Fred Couples shortly before 3 p.m. when thousands of fans were making their way toward the exit. Thousands more crowded around the tee, lined the first fairway and fol-lowed him down the par-5 second hole. Some of them rushed over to the third hole to stake out a spot. Most of them surrounded the second green, and they were responsible for all the noise when Woods chipped in from behind the green.About the only thing missing was a beam of light from the heavens.Any talk about this being one of the most anticipated Masters in years starts with one player. Woods is at Augusta National for the first time since 2015, at least with his golf clubs, and he showed during the Florida swing of the PGA Tour that he is more than capable of winning a fifth green jacket.When Tiger walked onto the range today, you can tell theres an anticipation and an excitement from the crowd to watch him compete again,Ž Justin Rose said.Woods was at Augusta National last year only for the Champions Dinner, and it wasnt much fun. If the pain in his lower back wasnt enough, it was looking out at the course he loves and knowing that he wouldnt be playing the major he calls a players heavenŽ for the second straight year, and maybe never.Fusion surgery „ his fourth on his lower back in four years „ followed a few weeks later.Woods brings the roars early at Augusta Season of strife SPORTS TICKER Southern California head coach Andy En“ eld, left, talks to of“ cials as assistant coach Tony Bland stands behind him during a Feb. 18 game against UCLA, in Los Angeles. [ASSOCIATED PRESS FILE PHOTO]Loyola-Chicago guard Clayton Custer shoots over the Tennessee defense in the “ nal seconds of a 63-62 win in a second-round game at the NCAA Tournament in Dallas. [TONY GUTIERREZ/THE ASSOCIATED PRESS]Tiger Woods hits a tee shot during practice for the Masters at Augusta National Golf Club, Monday in Augusta, Ga. [CHARLIE RIEDEL/THE ASSOCIATED PRESS]


** Holmes County Times-Advertiser | Wednesday, April 4, 2018 A11 ALL-PURPOSE FLOURTIPS FOR STORAGEIf you have a large bag of our to store, try these tips from the University of Missouri Extension O ce: € Put the bag in a container with a tighttting lid. This will keep out dust, insects, dampness and odors. € Store the container in a cool, dry, dark place o the oor. € Each time a er the bag is opened, squeeze out the air in the bag and tightly roll down the top of the bag. SEAFOODMAKE GREEN CHOICESSustainably sourced seafood that meets the Marine Stewardship Councils standards is marked with a blue sh label to show it: € Represents only wild sh or seafood from sheries assessed by an independent third party to meet strict sciencebased criteria. € Supports sustainable shery practices and good management that adapts to environmental changes. FREEZER TIPKEEP FOOD FRESHThe next time youre about to toss something in the freezer, the University of Missouri Extension recommends that you use only moistureand vapor-proof materials such as heavy-duty aluminum foil, polyethylene bags, freezer lm wraps, glass, plastic and metal containers. „ Brandpoint FOODBy Ari Le VauxMore Content NowIf you scan the tables of Americas favorite eate ries, from foodie to fast-casual, youll witness many variations of a certain salad. A base of leaves, piled high with chicken, shrimp, cheese and croutons, as well as other foods that may or may not be raw, and may or may not be vegetables. One gets the feeling these over-garnished deli platters are aimed less at realŽ salad eaters and more at people who have been told by their families, friends and doctors to eat salad. If one isnt so into raw veggies, this allows one to eat salad by dipping a crouton into ranch dressing. While it may seem like cheating, there is actually historical precedent for such decadent interpretations of salad. Larousse GastronomiqueŽ by Prosper Montagne, an authoritative encyclopedia of classic gastronomy published in 1938, defines salad as a dish ... made up of herbs, plants, vegetables, eggs, meat and fish.Ž Youd think Montagne wrote his book in a booth at the IHOP. But there is an important caveat to his apparent condoning of busy salads. A good salad, Montagne writes, ... freshens without enfeebling and fortifies without irritating.Ž If freshened and fortified are how you want your body to feel, definitely consider raw vegetables. With their fibers and vitamins, raw plant parts are the best things you can eat. Im just gonna come out and say it: The problem is, they dont fill you up. A goodsized salad will still leave your belly wanting more, unless the veggies are eclipsed by empty calories, or unless its followed by a serving of lasagna. If you eat enough leaves, of course, you will eventually get full. But the trick is to stay focused on the raw plant parts, and not the extra goodies that have been added to sweeten the deal. The way to do this, I have found, is to make a dressing that is extra decadent, and omit the other bells and whistles.FLASH IN THE PANDressing upIdeas for healthful, lling saladsA decadent dressing added to a salad or lettuce boats will eclipse the need for extra “ llers like croutons or cheese. [ARI LEVAUX] Saucy Salad€ 1 softball-sized head of radicchio, sliced thin as if by deli machine. (Think coleslaw, but thinner.) € Roughly the same amount of romaine lettuce, similarly cut (or use mostly romaine, if radicchio is too bitter for you) € 1 medium-sized sweet or yellow onion, sliced in half and then into thin arcs € 2 cloves garlic: pressed, grated or pounded € Sliced cucumber, to taste € pound lean ground red meat (or alternative meat or protein) € 12 Brussels sprouts, trimmed and sliced lengthwise (or other vegetable like asparagus) € Olive oil ( cup), soy sauce ( cup), cider vinegar (2 tablespoons) Toss the radicchio and romaine with the vinegar, cucumber, half the garlic and half the sliced onions, and set in the fridge. Pour the olive oil into a pan, and heat the meat, breaking it up into pieces with a spatula. Add the Brussels sprouts to the pan, cut sides down, and the rest of the onions on top. Cook slowly with the lid on, allowing the onions to give their moisture as the meat browns but doesnt burn, and the Brussels sprouts soften. When the water is running low, add the soy sauce and the rest of the garlic, and stir. What you have, at this point, is a lush sauce that could be poured over noodles or some other empty carb. If the veggies sucked up too much oil, add more to the pan, so the dressing is as greasy as it is meaty and salty. Let it cool for at least 10 minutes, then spoon it onto your salad. Greasy Lettuce BoatsAnother way to use that same chunky sauce on some leaves is to spoon small amounts of it into lettuce boats. They are an easy way to get kids to eat leaves, and can be busied up as much as the audience can handle. Baby romaine, or other small lettuce heads, are especially well-suited for this task. (With larger leaves, consider making rolls). Deconstruct the lettuce, removing the leaves and “ lling them with greasy sauce and goodies. I begin with a dab of mayo (for me when I say mayo, I mean Grapeseed Oil Vegenaise). Shreds of radicchio or cabbage can be added to these boats as well, or pickle, for a splash of acid.


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** Holmes County Times-Advertiser | Wednesday, April 4, 2018 B1CELEBRATE By Diane M. RobinsonTimes Advertiser | @HCTA_Diane Drobinson@chipleypaper.comHOLMES AND WASHINGTON COUNTIES … The annual Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics made its way through the community.Over the past several days, the torch to raise awareness about Special Olympics was held high by several area agencies, including Northwest Florida Reception Center (NWFRC), Holmes Correctional Institute, Holmes and Washington County Sheriffs Offices, Chipley and Bonifay Police Departments, and members of Florida Pan-handle Technical Colleges Criminal Justice class.The relay, which began last month, is the precur-sor to the Special Olympics Florida State Summer Games, and will end with officers bringing the Flame of Hope into the Special Olympics Stadium.Washington Countys leg began at the Wash-ington County Courthouse and ended at Peoples South Bank and Holmes Countys portion of the run went from the starting line in front of Piggly Wiggly in Bonifay and crossed the finish line at the Holmes County Courthouse. The agencies joined more than 300 other agen-cies across the state in what is recognized as the largest fundraising and public awareness project for Special Olympics Florida.Each year, the Flame of Hope is carried by more than 5,000 officers on a 1,500 mile relay through Floridas 67 counties.Washington and Holmes counties have partici-pated in the Law Enforcement Torch Run for the past 17 years.Local law enforcement agencies participate in Torch RunHolmes County Sheriffs Of“ ce, Holmes Correctional Institution and Bonifay Police Department all took part in the Special Olympics Torch Run on March 30. Runners started their trek at Piggly Wiggly in Bonifay and ended at the Holmes County Courthouse.[SPECIAL TO TIMES-ADVERTISER]


** B2 Wednesday, April 4, 2018 | Holmes County Times-AdvertiserBy Marley JayThe Associated PressNEW YORK „ Stocks fell sharply on Monday as investors responded to rising trade tensions between the United States and China and mounting scrutiny of big technology com-panies from consumers and politicians.China imposed $3 bil-lion of tariffs on U.S. farm goods and other exports, bringing the worlds two largest economies closer to a full-on trade conflict.Amazon sank follow-ing weekend broadsides from President Donald Trump on Twitter, while Facebook tumbled as a widening privacy scandal continued to weigh on the companys stock.The looming threat of tighter regulation of the tech sector in Europe and the U.S. prompted investors to pull money out of high-flying com-panies, such as Netflix, Microsoft and Alphabet, Googles parent company.Among other recent winners, Intel dove 6.1 percent following a report in Bloomberg News that Apple plans to start using its own chips in Mac computers.The Dow Jones industrial average fell as much as 758 points, although major indexes regained some of their losses later in the after-noon. The Dow lost 458.92 points, or 1.9 percent, to 23,644.19. The S&P 500 index gave up 58.99 points, or 2.2 percent, to 2,581.88.The Nasdaq composite slumped 193.33 points, or 2.7 percent, to 6,870.12. The Russell 2000 index of smaller-company stocks fell 36.90 points, or 2.4 percent, to 1,492.53.Kate Warne, an investment strategist for Edward Jones, said the step by China is small but significant. The fact that a coun-try has actually raised tariffs in retaliation is an important step in the wrong direction,Ž she said. The tariffs imposed by China today lead to greater worries that we will see escalating tariffs and the possibility of a much bigger impact than investors were anticipating last week. And that could be true for Mexico as well as for China.Ž Tech woes, tensions with China sink stocksBy Joe McDonaldThe Associated PressBEIJING „ China raised import duties on a $3 billion list of U.S. pork, apples and other products Monday in an escalating dispute with Washington over trade and industrial policy.The government of President Xi Jinping said it was responding to a U.S. tariff hike on steel and aluminum. But that is just one facet of sprawling tensions with Washington, Europe and Japan over a stateled economic model they complain hampers market access, protects Chinese companies and subsidizes exports in violation of Beijings free-trade commitments.Already, companies are looking ahead to a bigger fight over U.S. President Donald Trumps approval of higher duties on up to $50 billion of Chinese goods in response to complaints that Beijing steals or pressures foreign companies to hand over technology.Forecasters say the impact of Mondays move should be limited, but investors worry the global recovery might be set back if other govern-ments respond by raising import barriers.On Monday, the main stock market indexes in Tokyo and Shanghai ended the day down.The tariffs signal a most unwelcome development, which is that countries are becoming protectionist,Ž said econ-omist Taimur Baig of DBS Group. But in commercial terms, they are not very substantialŽ compared with Chinas $150 billion in annual imports of U.S. goods, he said.Mondays tariff increase will hit Ameri-can farm states, many of which voted for Trump in 2016.Beijing is imposing a 25 percent tariff on U.S. pork and aluminum scrap and 15 percent on spar-kling wine, steel pipe used by oil and gas companies, and an array of fruits and nuts including apples, walnuts and grapes.American farm exports to China in 2017 totaled nearly $20 billion, includ-ing $1.1 billion of pork products.There was no indication whether Beijing might exempt Chinese-owned American suppliers such as Smithfield Foods, the biggest U.S. pork producer, which is ramping up exports to China.The U.S. tariff hike has has seriously damaged our interests,Ž the Finance Ministry said in a statement.Our country advocates and supports the multilateral trading system,Ž it said. Chinas tariff increase is a proper measure adopted by our country using World Trade Organization rules to protect our interests,Ž the statement said.White House spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders said Monday on the television show Fox and FriendsŽ that Trump was going to fight back and hes going to push back.ŽDeputy Press Secretary Lindsay Walters said Chi-nas subsidization and continued overcapacityŽ were the root cause of low steel prices that have hurt U.S. producers.Instead of targeting fairly traded U.S. exports, China needs to stop its unfair trading practices which are harming U.S. national security and dis-torting global markets,Ž Walters said.The United States buys little Chinese steel and aluminum, but analysts said Beijing was certain to retaliate, partly to show its toughness ahead of possible bigger disputes.Chinese officials have said Beijing is willing to negotiate, but in a confrontation will fight to the end.ŽChina has already pre-pared for the worst,Ž said Liu Yuanchun, execu-tive dean of the National Academy of Develop-ment Strategy at Renmin University in Beijing. The two sides, there-fore, should sit down and negotiate.ŽThe dispute reflects the clash between Trumps promise to narrow the U.S. trade surplus with China „ a record $375.2 billion last year „ and Beijings ambitious plans to develop Chinese industry and technology.Like them apples?China raises tari s on US pork, fruit in escalating trade disputeA man chooses bananas near imported apples from the United States on Monday at a supermarket in Beijing. 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** Holmes County Times-Advertiser | Wednesday, April 4, 2018 B3 SCHOOLS & SOCIETY CROSSWORDSpecial to WCN/HCTACHIPOLA „ Chipola College made history Saturday, March 17 when the colleges Brain Bowl team captured the FCSAA State Championship, the schools eighth state title.Chipolas Blue Team went 10-0 in the state tournament, beating Valencia in overtime in the championship round. Trailing by 175 points at the break, Chipola mounted a second-half surge to win the championship by the score of 530 to 395.Blue Team members are: Hunter Davis, who finished second in overall scoring and Katie Everett, who finished fifth overall, Alex Tharp and Garrett McDaniel.Chipolas eight state titles breaks the previous records set by Valencia and Broward Colleges both of which have won seven. Chipola won seven straight State Championships from 2008 to 2015 and has won three Community College National Championships Chipola Gold finished with a 3 and 6 record in the state tournament. Michael Young finished 12th overall in individual scoring. Other Gold Team members are: Hayden Church, Caroline Gilley and Mathew Pelham.Chipola Brain Bowl is cur-rently seeded as the number one Community College team in the nation. Chipola did not lose a single match against a community college teams during their fall season. The team won the Florida Gateway Open, the Erik Korray Open and the Delta Burke Tournament this past fall.The team practices year round under the direction of coach Stan Young and assis-tant coach Dr. Robert Dunkle. Both coaches are members of the FCSAA Hall of Fame.Chipola next plays at the International Championship Tournament in Chicago Sat-urday, April 14. Chipola will be one of the four community colleges playing for the fouryear college title.Chipola Brain Bowl team wins state championshipMembers of the Chipola College State Champion Brain Bowl team are, from left: assistant coach Dr. Robert Dunkle, head coach Sta n Young, Hunter Davis, Katie Everett, Alex Tharp and Garrett McDaniel. May 21: Holmes County High School graduation 22: Ponce de Leon High School graduation 24: Poplar Springs High School graduation 25: Bethlehem High School graduation 28: Students and all personnel out June 1: End of second semester student early release day/Professional development 4 … 6: Post-school for teachers and non-instructional working teachers2018 HOLMES COUNTY SCHOOL CALENDARSpecial to Times-AdvertiserBONIFAY „ Holmes County Sheriffs Office is helping teens currently going through the Teen Court system to fulfill their com-munity service requirements.Teens helped paint a fence at a local church under the supervision and leadership of a HCSO deputy, they are also helping clean up alongside county roadways.These activities have a dual purpose,Ž said Holmes County Sheriff John Tate. In part, this work serves as a deterrent from future violations while helping the kids get the hours they need to satisfy Teen Court conditions. At the same time, theyre helping clean up the county, which will benefit the community at large.ŽHCSO helps teen court [SPECIAL TO TIMES-ADVERTISER] For more news go to


** B4 Wednesday, April 4, 2018 | Holmes County Times-AdvertiserIf you would like your Holmes County church listed here, please send information to: Due to space limitation, please only send regular church services. For special services, please send separate submission. ASSEMBLY OF GODBonifay First Assembly of GodSunday School is at 9:45 a.m. Morning Worship is at 10:45 a.m. Evening Worship is at 6 p.m. Wednesday services are at 7 p.m. The church is located 116 Main Street in Bonifay.Faith Assembly of GodSunday School is at 9:45 a.m. Morning Worship is at 10:45 a.m. Evening Worship is at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday service is at 7 p.m. The church is located on Underwood Road behind Poplar Springs School. Lighthouse Assembly of GodSunday School is at 10 a.m. Morning Worship is at 11 a.m. Evening Worship is at 5 p.m. Wednesday night Bible study is at 7 p.m. The church is located at 1201 South Waukesha Street in Bonifay. Live Oak Assembly of GodSunday School is Sunday at 10:00a.m.; with Morning Worship at 11 a.m. and Evening Worship at 6 p.m. Wednesday Services are at 7 p.m. The church is located at 2118 Live Oak Road in Bonifay.Mt. Olive Assembly of GodSunday School is at 10 a.m. Morning Worship is at 11 a.m. Evening Worship is at 6 p.m. Wednesday services are at 7 p.m. The church is located on Highway 179-A off of Highway 2.New Smyrna Assembly of GodSunday School is at 9:30 a.m. Morning Worship is at 10:30 a.m. Evening Worship is at 6 p.m. Wednesday services are at 6:30 p.m. The church is located approximately one mile down Adolph Whitaker Road just off Highway 177 in Bonifay.Noma Assembly of GodSunday School is at 9:45 a.m. Morning Worship is at 10:30 a.m. Evening Worship is at 5 p.m. Wednesday service and youth are at 6:30 p.m. The church is located at 1062 Tindell Street in Bonifay.Northside Assembly of GodSunday School is at 10 a.m. Morning Worship is at 10:45 a.m. Wednesday services are at 6:30 p.m. The church is located at 1009 North Rangeline Street in Bonifay. Smith Chapel Assembly of GodSunday School is at 10 a.m. Morning Worship is at 11 a.m. Evening Worship is at 6 p.m. Wednesday services are at 7 p.m. The church is located 2549 Smith Chapel Road, just off Highway 177-A.The Sanctuary Assembly of GodSunday Connection Life groups 9:45 a.m. Morning Worship 10:45 a.m. Free Community Breakfast “ rst and third Wednesday mornings at 8 a.m. The church is located at 6688 South Highway 79 in Ebro. Westville First Assembly of God Sunday School is at 10 a.m. Morning Service is at 10:45 a.m. Wednesday services are at 7 p.m. The church is located at 2513 Cypress Street in Westville. Winterville Assembly of GodSunday School is at 10 a.m. Morning Worship is at 11 a.m. Evening Worship is at 6 p.m. Wednesday services are at 7 p.m. The church is located at 1897 Highway 177A in Bonifay BAPTISTBethlehem Baptist ChurchSunday School is at 9:45 a.m. Morning Worship is at 10:45 a.m. Evening Worship is at 6 p.m. Wednesday Bible Study is at 7 p.m. The church is located at 1572 Highway 177 in Bonifay. Bethany Baptist ChurchSunday School is at 9:45 a.m. Morning Worship is at 11 a.m. Evening Worship is at 6 p.m. Wednesday services are at 7 p.m. The church is located at 1404 North Highway 79 in Bonifay. Bethel Baptist ChurchSunday School is at 10 a.m. Morning Worship is at 11 a.m. Evening Worship is at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday service is at 6:30 p.m. Bonifay First Baptist ChurchSunday School is at 9:30 a.m. Morning Worship is at 10:45 a.m. Evening Worship is at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday service is at 6 p.m. The church is located at 311 North Waukesha Street. Bonifay Free Will Baptist ChurchSunday School is at 9:45 a.m. Morning Worship is at 11 a.m. Evening Worship is at 6 p.m. Wednesday service is at 7 p.m. The church is located at the corner of Kansas Avenue and Oklahoma Street. East Pittman Free Will Baptist C hurchSunday School is at 10 a.m. Morning Worship is at 11 a.m. Evening Worship is at 6 p.m. Wednesday services are at 6:30 p.m. The church is located mile north of Highway 2 on Highway 179. Evergreen Missionary Baptist ChurchSunday School is at 10 a.m. Morning Worship is at 11 a.m. Evening Worship is at 6 p.m. Wednesday service is at 7 p.m. The church is located at 2156 Highway 179A in Westville Gully Springs Baptist ChurchSunday School is at 9:30 a.m. Morning Worship is at 10:45 a.m. Evening Worship is at 6 p.m. Wednesday services are at 7 p.m. The church is located at 2826 Highway 90 in Bonifay. Hickory Hill Baptist ChurchSunday School is at 10 a.m. Morning Worship is at 11 a.m. Evening Worship is at 6 p.m. Wednesday service is at 7 p.m. The church is located at 1656 Hickory Hill Road in Westville. Leonia Baptist ChurchSunday School is at 10 a.m. Morning Worship is at 11 a.m. Evening Worship is at 7 p.m. Wednesday services are at 7 p.m. The church is located in northwest Holmes County. Mt. Zion Independent Baptist ChurchSunday School is at 10 a.m. Morning Worship is at 11 a.m. Evening Worship is at 5 p.m. Wednesday services are at 6 p.m. The church is located on Highway 2 one mile west of Highway 79 in Esto. New Concord Free Will Baptist ChurchSunday School is at 10 a.m. Morning Worship is at 11 a.m. Evening Worship is at 6 p.m. Wednesday service is at 7 p.m. The church is located on James Paulk Road off Highway 177. New Hope Baptist ChurchSunday morning bible study is at 9:30 a.m. Morning Worship is at 11 a.m. Wednesday services HOLMES COUNTY CHURCH LISTINGS FAITHSee LISTINGS, B6


** Holmes County Times-Advertiser | Wednesday, April 4, 2018 B5Robert Louis Adkins, 91, of Marianna, FL died Thursday, March 22, 2018 at his residence. Robert was born in Jackson County, where he was a lifelong resident. He enjoyed farming, carpentry work, hunting, and fishing. Robert is preceded in death by his parents, John Daniel and Mandy Adkins; his wife, Maxine Adkins and two brothers, Ted and Buster Adkins. He is survived by his daughters, Gail Laramore and husband, Hub, of Marianna, Amanda Cuzzort of Bonifay, Bernice Carter and husband, Carl, of Alford, Brenda Sloan and husband, Donald, of Alford, Glenda Sloan and husband, William, of Greenwood, and Linda Laramore and husband, John, of Marianna; grandchildren, Jean Copeland, Boss and Angela Obryan, Robert Carter, Brandy Sloan, William and Larry Sloan, Josephine Adkins, Sarah Laramore, and Russell Hansford; very special great grandchild, Cameron Hansford and numerous great grandchildren and great great grandchildren. Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Monday, March 26, 2018 at James & Sikes Funeral Home Maddox Chapel. Interment followed in the Hickory Level Cemetery with James & Sikes Funeral Home Maddox Chapel directing. The family received friends from 6-8 p.m. Sunday, March 25, 2018 at James & Sikes Funeral Home Maddox Chapel. Expressions of Sympathy may be made at http://www.jamesandsikesfuneralhomes. com.ROBERT L. ADKINSMrs. Eunice Altman, of Ft. Walton Beach, Florida, went home to be with the Lord on Tuesday, March 20, 2018 at her residence in Ft. Walton Beach, Florida. She was 97 years old. Eunice was born on December 2, 1920 to the late Lee Benjamin Riley and Lola Brown in Vernon, Florida. She was a faithful member of Hollywood Church of God In Christ serving until her health failed her. She is survived by her sister: Mary Williams Riley of Cleveland, Ohio; along with a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends. A Celebration of Eunices Life was held at 11 AM CST, Saturday, March 31, 2018 from the sanctuary of the Hollywood Church of God In Christ with Supt. Willie Sheffield, Pastor/ Officiating. Committal Services followed in the Beal Memorial Cemetery, all of Ft. Walton Beach, Florida with Cooper Funeral Home of Chipley, Florida, directing. The family received friends 1hr prior to services on Saturday. Friends may sign the guestbook online at www.cooperfhchipley. com.EUNICE ALTMAN Raymond J. Evans, age 66, of Ponce De Leon, FL passed away Saturday, March 24, 2018 surrounded by his family at his home. He was born June 18, 1951 in DeFuniak Springs, FL. Raymond spent almost fifty years of his life working on the intercoastal waterways as a tugboat pilot. In his spare time, he enjoyed fishing with friends and family, watching the western channel, listening to George Jones, and cheering on Alabama football. Roll Tide! He is preceded in death by his parents, Cecil Raymond Evans and Hattie Mae Byrd Sargent; one sister, Carolyn Hayslip; one brother, Charles Wayne Evans and wife Anna; and one grandson Joseph Daniel Evans. Raymond is survived by one daughter, Linda Curtis and husband Eric of Fort Walton Beach, Fl; one son, Charles Daniel Evans and wife Christina of DeFuniak Springs, FL; three grandchildren, Alexis Curtis, Dawson Evans, and Kaydie Evans; one brother, Roy Evans and wife Evelyn of Ponce De Leon, FL; two sisters, Sandra Beck and husband Dave of Crestview, Fl and Julie Audas and husband Gary of Ponce De Leon, FL; as well as numerous nieces, nephews, and extended family. A time of visitation was held Wednesday, March 28, 2018 in the chapel of Davis-Watkins Funeral Home, 1474 Highway 83 North, DeFuniak Springs, Florida 32433 from 6:00 until 8:00 p.m. Funeral services were held Thursday, March 29, 2018 at Davis-Watkins Funeral Home beginning at 11:00 a.m. with Minister Robin Ford officiating. Committal services followed at Black Creek Cemetery in Freeport. The family would like to extend a special thanks to Dr. Behairy, and nurses Ashley and Jessica with 21st Century Oncology, and nurse Wendy with Covenant Hospice of Marianna. Memories and condolences may be shared with the family at www.daviswatkins. com. Arrangements and services are under the direction of DavisWatkins Funeral Home.RAYMOND J. EVANS Luther LukeŽ Eugene Hilty Jr. 88 of Coral Springs, Fl. was called to his Heavenly home on Jan. 4, 2018. He was born April 8, 1929 in Brackenridge Pa. to Luther E. and Thelma Hilty. Mr. Hilty served in the U.S. Army. After the military he continued working in the aircraft and turbine engine field. He loved to travel, trying different foods, attending church, Bible study, jigsaw puzzles, building Christmas village displays, spending time with his family. He is preceded in death by his parents, his sister Sis, his first wife and mother of his children Janice, daughter Susie, grandchildren Robert, Michael, Angelina, Timmy, and great granddaughter Emily. Luke is survived by his wife, Diana of Coral Springs, FL, his children Martha Miles, Fadette, AL Luther E. Hilty III (Mary), Chipley, FL, Valerie Parmele (Bruce), Bonifay, FL, Patricia Williams, Chipley, FL. Stepchildren Jack Ebert(Aida), Coral Springs, FL, Susan Bee, Coral Springs, FL, Linda Garcia (Josh) Albuquerque, NM, Steven Sutor (Christina) Bradenton, FL, Rick Sutor. Nephew Jerry Hartzog (Tina), Opp, AL. Many grandchildren, great grandchildren and great great grandchildren. Memorialization was by cremation. His children will be having a celebration of his life on April 7,2018 2pm at John Clark Park Community Center in Esto, FL.LUTHER EUGENE HILTY JR. Mrs. Mellie Jean Marell, age 85, of Bonifay, Florida passed away March 24, 2018. She was born December 4, 1932 in Holmes County Florida to the late John and Kit Spikes Butler. In addition to her parents, Mellie was preceded in death by her husband, Arelee Marell, four sisters and three brothers. Mrs. Marell is survived by two sons, Wendal Marell and wife Sandra and Jack Marell and wife Ann both of Bonifay, FL; one daughter, Linda Roberts and husband Dale of Bonifay, FL; one brother, Wentford Butler of Bonifay, FL; three grandsons, David Marell and wife Barbara, Eric Marell and wife Kristen and River Roberts and wife Morgan; six great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. Funeral services were held at 3:00 PM Thursday, March 29, 2018 in the Peel Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Mitch Johnson officiating. Interment followed in the Bonifay Cemetery with Peel Funeral Home directing. The family received friends one hour prior to the service. Serving as pallbearers were Charles Brown, Mike Moore, Ashley Register, Billy Shirah, Bryan Johnson and Dennis Brunk.MELLIE J. MARELL Jack Wilton Miller, 91, went home to be with our Lord March 28, 2018. Jack was born in Holmes County, Florida on October 29, 1926. He began his career as a surveyor for the Florida Department of Transportation until relocating to Pensacola, Florida where he became a surveyor for the City of Pensacola. A couple of years later, Jack moved to Lakeland, Florida and spent the next 31 years working for the United States Department of Agriculture as a Soil Conservationist providing technical assistance to farmers and other private landowners and managers. Also during this time, Jack became a licensed Florida civil engineer. After retiring from the US Department of Agriculture, Jack moved back to Ponce de Leon with Marie in 1986 and became a part time civil engineering consultant. During retirement, Jack enjoyed taking trips and gardening with his wife, Marie. Jack was preceded in death by his loving wife of 61 years, Marie McCall Miller; his mother, Jimmie Bradley Miller; his father, Douglas Miller, Sr.; sisters, Vonzeal Rains and Levoy Carr; and two stepsons, Robert Humphreys and Duane Humphreys. He leaves behind his caregivers … niece and nephew, Sabrina and Steve Gibbons of Ponce de Leon, Florida; his foster daughter, Syble Cocozza and husband Bill of Hendersonville, North Carolina; brothers and sisters-in-law, Doug and Lourene Miller and Sefton and Udeen Miller all of Ponce de Leon and several nieces and nephews. The family is very appreciative to J.R. French and Stephanie French, for all the care and assistance they provided during his time of need. A graveside funeral service celebrating his life was held on March 30, 2018 at Oak Grove Baptist Church in Ponce de Leon, Florida with Rev. Timothy Harris officiating. Peel Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.JACK W. MILLER Geraldine Wilson Moulton, age 67, of Ponce de Leon, Florida died March 23, 2018. Memorialization was by cremation with Peel Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.GERALDINE W. MOULTONMary Pearl Paul, 82, of Bonifay,died Wednesday, March 28, 2018. Funeral services were held on Monday, April 02, 2018. Interment followed at Bonifay Cemetery with Sims Funeral Home directing.MARY P. PAULJulie Marie Williams (Kitty), age 35 of Niceville, Florida, formally of Chipley, went home to be with the Lord on Saturday, March 24, 2018. Julie Marie was born in Marianna, Florida on September 24, 1982 to Juliet (Sauls) Ward Valencia and Thomas Everitt Brown III of Chipley. She is the granddaughter of Barbara Varros and Eldon Crawley of Chipley and Sammie Lou and Thomas Brown Jr. (Junior Brown) of Chipley. She leaves behind 4 children: Destiny Hatten, 17 of Chipley, Adrian Hatten, 16 of North Carolina, Aaliyah Knochemeus, 11 of Fort Walton Beach and Isaiah White, 20 months of Niceville. She also leaves behind her sister Amber Williams Jimenez (Jorge), her brother, Joshua Valencia (Rachael) of Fort Walton Beach and her fianc, Ronnie White Jr. of Crestview as well as 3 nephews and a niece. She was so loved by her family and friends and always had a smile. A memorial service will be held at Ross Marler Park 1275 Santa Rosa Boulevard, Okaloosa Island, Florida 32548 on Saturday, March 31 from 2-5. All family and friends are invited. There will be food and just a celebration of her life.JULIE M. WILLIAMS OBITUARIESCONTINUED ON B6


** B6 Wednesday, April 4, 2018 | Holmes County Times-AdvertiserMrs. Joan Scott Ellis August 1st, 1934 … March 14th, 2018 Mrs. Joan Scott Ellis died on March 14 in Pensacola Florida. Born in Bonifay to Dallas Virgil and Charline Parrish Scott, Joans remarkable music talent appeared in grade school and developed rapidly with the mastery of clarinet, saxophone, piano, and organ. An extrovert among her peers, she marched with the Bonifay High School Band before entering high school. After graduating from Florida State Universitys School of Music in 1957, Joan taught elementary school music in Pensacola before becoming a certified librarian and completing many happy years of service in Escambia County, where her intellect, knowledge, and friendly nature won the respect of her friends and colleagues. Loving friends knew that whenever Joan walked into a room, she was often the most talented person there. Joan was preceded in death by her daughter Martha Lee Stephenson and her husband, Austin F. Ellis. She is survived by sons Keith and Scott, her sister Alice Rockwell, and by eight grandchildren.JOAN S. ELLISGail Goodwin Griggs died early Saturday morning, March 24, 2018, surrounded by a host of family, slipped from this world. Gail was born in Birmingham, Alabama on March 10, 1935. She graduated from Marianna High School, Chipola College, The University of West Florida, and Valdosta State College. Gail taught both elementary and high school and served as principal of Tift County High School for many years. In 1997, after retiring, she and her husband, Dr. Eddie M. Griggs moved to Silver Lake near Marianna to be closer to the children. Some other realm is much richer and this one much poorer indeed, due to this loss. She loved everyone and was always glad to help anyone. She never complained about lifes bumps and bruises. She will be missed beyond measure and her life will seldom come this way again. She is preceded in death by her mother, father and brother. She is survived by her husband, Dr. Eddie M. Griggs; two sons, Alan and Michael Braxton; one daughter, Bunny and son-in-law, Butch Odom; brother and sister-in-law, Jimmy and Carolyn Goodwin; stepdaughter, Gayle Marie Griggs-Kurian; grandchildren, April Allday and husband, Joe, Natasha Phillips and husband, Ken, Ben Odom and wife, Amanda; great grandchildren, Beau and Juilet Allday, Audra and Tret Phillips, and Elanore and Oliver Odom, all of Marianna. Service of remembrance were held at 2 p.m. Thursday, March 29, 2018 at James & Sikes Funeral Home Maddox chapel. Family received friends one hour prior to services. Memorialization was by cremation with James & Sikes Funeral Home Maddox Chapel directing. Expressions of sympathy may be made online at www.jamesandsikes G. GRIGGSTerry James McDade TJ,Ž age 82, passed from this life Thursday, March 22, 2018 at his home. He was born in Tampa, FL on October 2, 1935 to Arthur and Cora (Wilcox) McDade. TJ was worked in construction building bridges. He is preceded in death by his parents, one son, Jimmy McDade, one daughter, Patsy Ross. Terry is survived by his wife; Lois McDade of Vernon, FL, his sons; Doug McDade, Isaiah Ortiz, Randy Willis and wife Kathy, daughters, Debbie Dumas, Melanie McDade, Tammy Mitcham, Mildred Duncan and husband Craig of Juneau, Alaska and his brother, Ernest McDade and wife Marie and several grandchildren and great grandchildren. Funeral service were held at 2:00 P.M., Tuesday, March 27, 2018 at Eastside Baptist Church in Vernon, FL with Rev. Jonathan Taylor officiating. Interment followed in the Eastside Baptist Church Cemetery. Visitation was held one hour prior to the service.TERRY J. MCDADE Mr. Louis Earl Wolter, 32 of Tallahassee, Florida died on Monday, March 26, 2018, at Tallahassee Memorial Hospital in Tallahassee, Florida. Born Monday, July 8, 1985 in Ft. Lauderdale. Death is hard, dealing with the loss of a loved one is something that we must know isnt meant by God to hurt us, but to make us to remember. Remember the memories and the love felt with them. When the day comes that I leave with this world, please smile. Smile knowing that I have given life every moment and made the most out of what I had. Know that if I dont get to say goodbye I meant to. Never miss those who left, remember them, and keep those memories close. Carpe diem. Louis was a inspirater and lived life to the fullest. His journey was ended early, but his spirit was carried on through all the hearts he touched. He is survive by his father Tim Wolter of Bonifay and mother,Jennie Niedzwiec Wolter. of Vernon, FL. Also surviving are son, Douglas Wolter of Vernon, FL, brother, Kenny Wolter of Bonifay, FL. Grandmother, Claudette Mazzoli of Bonifay, Fl. The family received friends from 12:00 PM to 3:00 PM on Saturday, March 31, 2018, at Sims Funeral Home 201 W. Pennsylvania Ave., Bonifay, Florida.LOUIS E. WOLTER OBITUARIES |CONTINUED FROM B5 are at 6:30 p.m. The church is located at the intersection of Highway 2 and Highway 179A. New Zion Baptist ChurchSunday School is at 9:45 a.m. Morning Worship is at 10:55 a.m. Evening Worship is at 7 p.m. Wednesday service is at 7 p.m. The church is located on Highway 177A north of Highway 2. Noma Baptist ChurchNoma Baptist Church, Sunday School is at 9 a.m. Morning Worship is at 10 a.m. Evening Worship 5 p.m. Wednesday Services at 6 p.m. The church is located at 3471 E Kelly Avenue in Noma. Northside Baptist ChurchSunday School is at 9:45 a.m. Morning Worship is at 11 a.m. Evening Worship is at 6 p.m. Wednesday service is at 6:30 p.m. The church is located at the intersection of Highway 81 and Highway 90 in Ponce de Leon. Sandy Creek Baptist ChurchSunday School is at 9:45 a.m. Worship Service is at 11 a.m. Church Training is at 5:30 p.m. Evening Service is at 6 p.m. Wednesday service is at 6 p.m. The church is located at 1125 Line Road in Ponce de Leon. Shady Grove Baptist ChurchSunday School is at 9:45 a.m. Morning Worship is at 11 a.m. Evening Worship is at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday services are at 7 p.m. The church is located at 1955 Highway 177A in Bonifay. Union Hill Baptist ChurchSunday School is held at 10 a.m. Morning Worship is at 11 a.m. Discipleship Training is at 5 p.m. Evening Worship is at 6 pm. Wednesday Prayer Meeting at 7 p.m. Choir at 7:45 p.m. The church is located at 2759 Union Hill Church Road. West Bonifay Baptist ChurchSunday School is at 9:45 a.m. Morning Worship is at 11 a.m. Evening Worship is at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday services are at 7 p.m. The church is located at 609 West Indiana Avenue in Bonifay.CATHOLICBlessed Trinity Catholic ChurchSunday Mass is at 9 a.m. Wednesday evening Mass is at 5:30 p.m. Adoration is the “ rst Friday at from noon to 3 p.m. Holy Hour is Tuesday from 7 to 8 p.m. The church is located at 2331 Highway 177A in Bonifay. EPISCOPALNew Bethel AMESunday School is at 9:45 a.m. Morning Worship is at 11 a.m. Wednesday service is at 7 p.m. The church is located on Highway 90 in Bonifay.HolinessSunday School is at 10 a.m. Morning Worship is at 11 a.m. The church is located at 2533 Rail Road Avenue across from the Post Of“ ce in Westville.LUTHERANGrace LutheranMorning Worship is at 8:15 a.m. The church is located on Highway 90 East in Bonifay. METHODISTBethlehem United Methodist ChurchSunday School is at 10 a.m. Morning Worship is at 11 a.m. Wednesday Bible Study is at 6 p.m. The church is located at 1622 Bethlehem Church Road. Bonifay First United Methodist Church Sunday School is at 9:45 a.m. Worship begins at 10:45 a.m. Youth Services are on Wednesdays at 6:00 p.m. Cedar Grove United Methodist ChurchSunday School is at 10 a.m. Morning Worship is at 11 a.m. Evening Worship is at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday service is at 6 p.m. The church is located two miles west of Millers Crossroads on Highway 2.Mt. Ida Congregational Methodist ChurchSunday School is at 10 a.m. Morning Worship is at 11 a.m. Evening Worship is at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday service is at 6:30 p.m. The church is located at just off Highway 2 in Holmes Countys New Hope Community. New Bethel AMESunday School is at 9:45 a.m. Morning Worship is at 11 a.m. Wednesday service is at 7 p.m. The church is located on Highway 90 in Bonifay. Otter Creek United Methodist ChurchMorning Worship is at 9 a.m. Sunday School is at 10 a.m. Wednesday service is at 6 p.m. The church is located four miles north of Ponce de Leon off Highway 81.Poplar Head United Methodist ChurchSunday School is at 10 a.m. Morning Worship is at 11 a.m. Evening Worship is at 5 p.m. Wednesday services are at 6:30 p.m. The church is located 1.5 miles north of Highway 2 on Highway 163. Red Hill United Methodist ChurchSunday School is at 9:45 a.m. Morning Worship is at 11 a.m. Evening Worship is at 7 p.m. Wednesday service is at 7 p.m. The church is located on State Road 2 two miles west of State Road 79. OTHERAmazing Grace Faith FellowshipSunday School is at 10 a.m. Morning worship is at 11 a.m. Evening Worship is at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday Service is a 6:30 p.m. The church is located at 3253 Highway 2 a half mile west of Highway 79.Bonifay House of Prayer and PraiseSunday School is at 9:45 a.m. After a brief break Morning Worship follows. The church is located at 826 North Caryville Road. Bonifay Seventh Day AdventistService is on Saturday at 9:30 a.m. Wednesday service is at 7 p.m. The church is located at 604 Mathusek Street.Grace Fellowship Christian ChurchSunday School is at 9:45 a.m. Morning Worship is at 11 a.m. Bible Study is at 5 p.m. Evening worship is at 6 p.m. Wednesday service is at 6:30 p.m. The church is located at 2249 Highway 179 in Bonifay.New Bayview Church of God of ProphecySunday School is at 10 a.m. Morning Worship is at 11 a.m. Evening worship is at 5 p.m. Wednesday service is at 7 p.m. The church is located off Highway 2 on New Bayview Church Road.Pine Log Worship CenterSunday Morning Worship is at 10:30 a.m. Sunday night Worship is at 6 p.m. Wednesday night worship is as 6:30 p.m. The church is located at 1604 N. Highway 81 north of Prosperity. LISTINGSFrom Page B4By Kalynn BrazealIn our search for a home, not just a rental, in North Dakota, we would eventually learn to compromise. It really is quite simple in the end. My husband is our planner and Im our visionary. So I had to learn that sometimes its best to let the man I married do what he is best at. Hes a researcher, a doer, a result producer, and I ... well, I cook for him and do all the laundry (seriously, his clothes just appear in the closet weekly). I had to realize that to fully compromise, I needed to rely on our individual strengths. So I handed over the search to the better half of this marriage. He will look at square footage verses neighborhood statistics and cost of home insurance, while I look at color and appliances and number of bathrooms. We did a deal, we agreed that he would do the initial searches and research. Then he would present me three options I could pick from without any hesitation. From the three final options, it was my choice. We kicked off this trial effort before to test its effectiveness, cause I need examples before I believe in a process. Now, hes really quite sharp, my other half, and it was on the eve of my 40th birthday that he brought the test sample to me. All would pass a high inspection, all were roadworthy and had amazing safety ratings. I literally just had to pick one and he would take the train over to the nearby large metropolitan near us and pick it up. He had them all on standby. Effective and efficient is he. I was getting quite excited cause he had narrowed it down to three local houses. He met with a real estate agent and went to see each of the three homes. I was anxiety-free at this point ... an odd place for me to be ... as I knew that it was under control, I was soon to get a new home. Except God happened. He met with our real estate agent on a Saturday morning and the next morning, we settled in to watch our home church. Our preacher gave a lesson on Abraham and his three income streams. He noted that we should all seek to be like Abraham and look for alternative ways to earn income. Abraham had land, water and animals. Whenever caravans would come through, he had what they needed ... at a cost.What you ask for, Part 2


** Holmes County Times-Advertiser | Wednesday, April 4, 2018 B7By April DemboskyKQED/Kaiser Health NewsLawmakers in California will soon begin debate on a bill that would require doctors to screen new moms for mental health problems „ once while theyre pregnant and again after they give birth. But many obstetricians and pediatricians bristle at the idea, saying they are afraid to screen new moms for depression and anxiety. What are you going to do with those people who screen positive?Ž said Dr. Laura Sirott, an OB-GYN who practices in Pasadena. Some providers have nowhere to send them.Ž Nationally, depression affects up to 1 in 7 women during or after pregnancy, according to the American Psychological Association. And of women who screen positive for the condition, 78 percent dont get mental health treatment, according to a 2015 research review published in the journal Obstetrics & Gynecology. Sirott said her patients give a range of reasons why they dont take her up on a referral to a psychologist: Oh, they dont take my insurance. Or my insurance pays for three visits. I cant take time off work to go to those visits. Its a three-month wait to get in to that person.Ž She said its also hard to find a psychiatrist who is trained in the complexities of prescribing medications to pregnant or breastfeeding women, and who is willing to treat them, especially in rural areas. So its very frustrating,Ž Sirott said, to ask patients about a problem and then not have any way to solve that problem.Ž Moms are frustrated, too. Wendy Root Askew struggled for years to get pregnant, and when she finally did, her anxiety got worse. And then, after I had my son, I would have these dreams where someone would come to the door and they would say, Well, you know, were just going to wait two weeks to see if you get to keep your baby or not,Ž Root Askew said. And it really impacted my ability to bond with him.Ž She likes Californias bill, AB 2193, because it goes beyond mandated screening. It would require health insurance companies to set up case management programs to help moms find a therapist, and connect obstetricians or pediatricians to a psychiatric specialist. Health insurance companies havent taken a position on the legislation. Its unclear how much it would cost them to comply, because some already have infrastructure in place for case management programs, and some do not. But there is consensus among insurers and health advocates that such programs save money in the long run. Some doctors still have their objections. Under the bill, they could be disciplined for not screening. Some have said they worry about how much time it would take. The health care system, and the incentives, arent set up for this sort of screening, Sirott said. Currently, I get $6 for screening a patient,Ž she said. By the time I put it on a piece of paper and print it, its not worth it.Ž Its not clear whether the direct and indirect costs of screening would be worth it to the patients, either. Four other states „ Illinois, Massachusetts, New Jersey and West Virginia „ have tried mandated screening, and it did not result in more women getting treatment, according to a study published in Psychiatric Services in 2015. Even with Californias extra requirement that insurance companies facilitate care, women could still face high copays or limits on the number of therapy sessions. Or, the new mothers might be so overwhelmed with their care for a newborn, that it would be difficult to add anything to their busy schedules. What does seem to work, according to the study of mandated screening in other states, is when nurses or mental health providers visit new moms at home. Supporters of Californias proposed bill, however, say doctors need to start somewhere. Screening is the first step in recognizing the full scope of the problem, said Dr. Nirmaljit Dhami, a Mountain View, California, psychiatrist. Women should be screened on an ongoing basis throughout pregnancy and for a year after birth, Dhami said, not just once or twice as the bill requires. This story is part of a partnership that includes KQED, NPR and Kaiser Health News. HEALTH VACCINESREFUSAL RATES RISEAccording to a new study, the Health in America Report by the Blue Cross Blue Shield Association, although vaccine rates continue to rise, so do vaccine refusal rates. The rate of documented vaccine refusal went up by nearly 70 percent for children born in 2013 compared to those born in 2010. For more information, or to download the Health of America report, visit healthofamerica. STRESSCALMING THE MINDDr. Amit Sood, author of The Mayo Clinic Guide to Stress-free Living, says demanding days can make you sick, and many medical conditions are made worse by stress. Sood discussed ideas to reduce that stress. Describing the brain as hungry for upli ing emotions,Ž Sood said taking a break is step one. A er a few hours of intense focus, he recommends watching a funny video or listening to an upli ing song. Another idea is to send a friend an email, just to say hi. HEART DISEASEWOMENS SYMPTOMSAround the same number of women and men die each year of heart disease in the U.S., says the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. While some women have no symptoms of heart disease, others may experience heavy sharp chest pain or discomfort, pain in the neck/ jaw/throat, or pain in the upper abdomen or back. „ Brandpoint TODAYS WORKOUTResistance band helps tone arms and shoulders By Marlo AllevaLedger correspondentIts officially spring and warm days are right around the corner. Tank tops will become a staple in our wardrobe. Is your upper body ready? If not, there are plenty of moves that will whip you into shape in no time, especially todays exercise. The move is an overhead band pulldown. It will be working your shoulders and upper back and chest as well. All you need is a resistance band. Begin this exercise by grasping your resistance band about a quarter of the way in from each end, creating just the right amount of resistance as you apply tension. You can stand or sit for this move, as you will be using only your upper body. Either way you choose, keep your core engaged and your chest tall. Grasping your band, extend your arms up overhead, holding the band taunt. Keeping your chest tall, proceed to bend in the elbows pulling the band down and slightly toward the back side of your head, creating tension in the shoulders, a squeeze in the upper back, and opening the chest. Once you reach your lowest position in this exercise, return your arms back to your starting point. Continue this cooldown movement for at least 10 repetitions. Take a small break, rolling and releasing your shoulders, then continue for three to five sets. If you feel you need more resistance, move your hands closer together on your band to intensify the move. If you need less intensity, move them farther apart. This is one of those easy exercises that can be done anywhere. It can be incorporated into any upper body routine. Marlo Alleva, an instructor at Golds Gym and group fitness coordinator at Fontaine-Gills YMCA, can be reached at faluvzpa@msn.Marlo Alleva demonstrates an overhead band pulldown. [SCOTT WHEELER/THE LEDGER] Maternal mental healthDoctors worry theres nowhere to send new and expectant moms with depression BIGSTOCK Identifying symptomsPostpartum depression may be mistaken for baby blues at “ rst „ but the signs and symptoms are more intense and last longer, eventually interfering with your ability to care for your baby and handle other daily tasks. Symptoms usually develop within the “ rst few weeks after giving birth, but may begin later „ up to six months after birth. Postpartum depression symptoms may include: € Depressed mood or severe mood swings € Excessive crying € Dif“ culty bonding with your baby € Withdrawing from family and friends € Loss of appetite or eating much more than usual € Inability to sleep (insomnia) or sleeping too much € Overwhelming fatigue or loss of energy € Reduced interest and pleasure in activities you used to enjoy € Intense irritability and anger € Fear that youre not a good mother € Feelings of worthlessness, shame, guilt or inadequacy € Diminished ability to think clearly, concentrate or make decisions € Severe anxiety and panic attacks € Thoughts of harming yourself or your baby € Recurrent thoughts of death or suicide € Untreated, postpartum depression may last for many months or longer.Source: Mayo Clinic


B B 8 8 Wednesday, April 4, 2018 | Holmes County Times Advertiser NF-5036304 NF-5031562 Hazardous Aerial Tree Removal  Stump Grinding Trimming & Pruning  Emergency Tree Service  Lot Clean UpDow Morris,Owner/Operator 850-527-6291  850-849-3825 Readers’ Choice2017WASHINGTON HOLMES JACKSON (850) 638-3611 HastyHeating & Cooling NF-5028471 ADVERTISE YOUR SERVICE OR BUSINESS FOR AS LITTLE AS $10 A WEEK!Reach thousands of potential customers with your Business Guide ad in the:WASHINGTON COUNTY NEWS HOLMES COUNTY-TIMES ADVERTISER WEEKLY ADVERTISER CALL TODAY! 850-638-0212 NF-5036305 NF-5032746JOEYS SPORTING GOODSBAIT & TACKLE, GUNS & AMMO, ACCESSORIES & SPORT CLOTHINGJOEY SELLERSJOEYSSPORTINGGOODS 2064 Holly Street Westville, Fla. 32464850-548-5055 NF-5031560 C & CBookkeeping and Tax Service January-April Monday-Friday 8am-5pm Saturday 8am-Noon May-December Monday-Friday 8am-4pm(850) 638-1483Notary Available 4-3468 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE FOURTEENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR HOLMES COUNTY, FLORIDA GENERAL JURISDICTION DIVISION CASE NO: 2017CA000344 VANDERBILT MORTGAGE AND FINANCE, INC., Plaintiff, vs. EVA DORA HATHAWAY F/K/A EVA DORA MCKNIGHT; BILLY KEITH HATHAWAY A/K/A KEITH HATHAWAY; UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF JAMES W. MCKNIGHT; UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF CAROL S. MCKNIGHT, Defendant(s). CLERK’S NOTICE OF SALE NOTICE IS GIVEN that, in accordance with the Final Judgment of Foreclosure entered on March 21, 2018 in the above-styled cause, I will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash on April 26, 2018 at 11:00 a.m., at the front door of the Holmes County Courthouse at 201 N. Oklahoma St., Bonifay, FL 32425, the following described property: BEGIN AT THE NORTHEAST CORNER OF THE NORTHEAST 1/4 OF THE SOUTHWEST 1/4 OF SECTION 31 TOWNSHIP 7 NORTH, RANGE 14 WEST; THENCE RUN WEST ALONG THE NORTH LINE OF NORTHEAST 1/4 OF THE SOUTHWEST 1/4 420 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING; THENCE RUN SOUTH 210 FEET; THENCE RUN WEST 210 FEET; THENCE RUN NORTH 210 FEET TO SAID NORTH LINE; THENCE EAST ALONG SAID LINE TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING TOGETHER WITH A 2014 SOUTHERN HOMES MOBILE HOME, ID# SA4064428ALA AND SA4064428ALB AND INGRESS, EGRESS AND UTILITY EASEMENT A PARCEL OF LAND LYING AND BEING SITUATED IN THE NORTHEAST QUARTER OF THE SOUTHWEST QUARTER OF SECTION 31, TOWNSHIP 7 NORTH, RANGE 14 WEST, HOLMES COUNTY, FLORIDA, AND BEING A PORTION OF LANDS RECORDED IN OFFICIAL RECORDS BOOK 385, PAGE 21 OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HOLMES COUNTY, FLORIDA, BEING MORE PARTICULARLY DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS: COMMENCE AT THE NORTHEAST CORNER OF THE NORTHEAST QUARTER OF THE SOUTHWEST QUARTER OF SECTION 31, TOWNSHIP 7 NORTH, RANGE 14 WEST, HOLMES COUNTY, FLORIDA, AND RUN SOUTH 00 DEGREES 37 MINUTES 27 SECONDS WEST 209.00 FEET TO A POINT ON THE WESTERLY RIGHT OF WAY BOUNDARY OF 10 MILE ROAD AND THE SOUTHEAST CORNER OF LANDS RECORDED IN OFFICIAL RECORDS BOOK 403, PAGE 69 OF SAID PUBLIC RECORDS, MARKING THE POINT OF BEGINNING. FROM SAID POINT OF BEGINNING AND LEAVING SAID WESTERLY RIGHT OF WAY OF SAID 10 MILE ROAD, RUN THENCE SOUTH 89 DEGREES 15 MINUTES 24 SECONDS WEST 208.48 FEET; THENCE RUN NORTH 00 DEGREES 37 MINUTES 27 SECONDS EAST 1.52 FEET; THENCE RUN WEST 208.48 FEET; THENCE RUN SOUTH 1.52 FEET; THENCE RUN WEST 210.00; THENCE RUN SOUTH 40.00 FEET TO A POINT ON THE SOUTHERLY BOUNDARY OF LANDS RECORDED IN OFFICIAL RECORDS BOOK 385, PAGE 21 OF SAID PUBLIC RECORDS; THENCE RUN EAST 626.96 FEET TO A POINT ON THE WESTERLY BOUNDARY OF SAID 10 MILE ROAD; THENCE RUN NORTH 40.00 FEET TO SAID POINT OF BEGINNING. Property Address: 3145 MCKNIGHT LANE, BONIFAY, FL 32425 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: March 21, 2018. KYLE HUDSON, CLERK HOLMES COUNTY CIRCUIT COURT By: Diane Eaton Deputy Clerk AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact the ADA Coordinator by mail at P. O. Box 1089, Panama City, FL 32402 or by phone at (850) 747-5338 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 or email ADARequest@jud14.flc March 28, April 4, 2018 4-3484 Request for Proposals 18-04 The Holmes County Board of County Commissioners will receive sealed proposals from any qualified person, company, or corporation interested in Installing wireless antennas and related apparatus at or on County Tower Sites for the purpose of providing wireless internet, and related services, to citizens of Holmes County, FL. Bid deadline is April 24, 2018, at 3:00 PM (CST) at the County Commissioners Office. For complete bid package contact: Holmes County Board of County Commissioners Office, Attn: Hannah Benton, 107 E. Virginia Ave., Bonifay, FL 32425, 850-547-1119 or hcadmin@holmescount April 4 and April 11, 2018 4-3488 Request for Qualifications: 18-03 The Holmes County Board of County Commissioners is seeking statements of qualifications from Engineering Firms to provide services for surveying, design, right of way acquisition, and CEI services for completion of the priority list of roadway construction projects identified by the COUNTY. RFQ deadline is April 24, 2018, at 6:00 PM (CST) at the County Commissioners Office. For complete RFQ package contact: Holmes County Board of County Commissioners Office, Attn: Hannah Benton, 107 E. Virginia Ave., Bonifay, FL 32425, 850-547-1119 or hcadmin@holmescount 4-3485 NOTICE UNDER FICTITIOUS NAME STATUTE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that CONFIDENTLY CREATIVE DESIGNS, LLC, a Florida limited liability company (the “Company”) intends to register with the Florida Department of State, Division of Corporations, pursuant to Section 865.09, Florida Statutes, the fictitious name of CC DESIGNS, under which the Company is engaged in business. The present principal place of business is located at 208 Northdale Avenue, Bonifay, Florida 32425. There are no persons interested in said business other than the Company and the Company owns one hundred percent (100%) interest in the above-named interest. CONFIDENTLY CREATIVE DESIGNS, LLC By: Rachael Locke, Manager April 4, 2018 Yorkshire Boar 3-Years-Old, approx 385-Pounds. Very tame. Needs home with a large wife. For sale or trade 850-333-6831. Nice Couch $30, Coffee Table glass and wrought iron $40, two small desk $10/each. Call before 7pm 850-415-6368 BIG YARD SALE! April 6 and 7 behind Armory (Bonifay). Too much to list. Something for everyone men and women’s stuff. Yall Come! Check it out! Friday & Saturday April6 & 7 Multi-Family Garage Sale. 896 HWY 277, Chipley. Pre-Estate. Something for everyone. Some clothes. Some furniture. LARGE ABANDONED GOODS SALE Friday and Saturday, April 6-7, 2018. 8:00AM to 5:00PM. Located on Maple Avenue, Geneva, Alabama, near courthouse. Yard Sale 111 E. Wisconsin Ave in Bonifay April 6 and 7, 8AM until, Clothes, Furniture, household items Yard Sale 1622 Brickyard Rd. West of High School. Saturday, April 7 from 7AM to noon. Art, Housewares and more. Yard Sale Friday and Saturday 8AM-noon. 854 Haley Dr. Chipley Flower pots, trellises, stereo units, household items, generator, art and more Furniture for sale: Curio cabinet $300, Dining Room set $300, Lift Chair $200, Storage Unit with baskets $100, Chest Freezer $200. For Sale 2007 Kawasaki Prairie 360 4-Wheeler only 326 hours $2,500 Call 850-703-1161. Employment OpportunityThe Holmes County Board of County Commissioners is currently accepting applications for the positions of: Assistant County Veteran Service Officer, Full-Time Temporary Project Monitor, Part-time seasonal Parks/Inmate Work Squad Supervisor and Part-time seasonal Bushhog Operator. For applications and job descriptions contact Hannah Benton in the Holmes County Commissioner’s Office at 850-547-1119. Please turn in completed applications to the County Commissioner’s Office located at 107 E Virginia Ave, Bonifay, FL 32425, no later than 2:00 PM on April 13, 2018. Holmes County is a Drug-Free Workplace and Equal Opportunity Employe r. Executive OfficeSpace for rent downtown Chipley. (850)638-1918 Retail Store Space available.Main Street. Downtown Chipley. 850-638-1918 For Rent 1, 2, and 3 bedroom apartments in Vernon. Clean, stove, refrigerator, central heat/air, convenient to Panama City Beach, section 8, Rental assistance. 850-638-4640 For Rent One Bedroom apartments for rent in Chipley. Convenient location. Stove and refrigerator furnished. No Pets. Smoke free environment. Call 850-638-4640. Publisher’s NoticeAll real estate advertising in this newspaper is subject to the Fair Housing Act which makes it illegal to advertise “any preference, limitation or discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, handicap, familial status or national origin, or an intention, to make any such preference, limitation or discrimination” Familial status includes children under the age of 18 living with parents or legal custodians, pregnant women and people securing custody of children under 18. This newspaper will not knowingly accept any advertising for real estate which is in violation of the law. Our readers are hereby informed that all dwellings advertised in this newspaper are available on a equal opportunity basis. To complain of discrimination call HUD toll-free at 1-800-669-9777. The toll-free number for the hearing impaired is 1-800-927-9275. 2BR/1BA House for rent. Between Sunny Hills & Wausau. 1st, last & deposit. $600/month. Prefer mature adults. 850-733-2605 For Rent 4BR/1.5BA, no pets, HUD approved. CH&A. Chipley. $700/MO, $700/DEP 850-638-7601. 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. 2/3/BR Mobile Homes For Rent $500/MO up. Cottondale area. Includes Garbage/ sewage/ lawn service. Electric $57 turn on fee. 850-209-8847 Bonifay, 3BD/2BA MH w/covered deck. 3/4 mile from school on Hwy 177A. Family oriented park. $700 rent/$700 deposit. 850-547-3746. For Sale Two acre plot and one acre plot in Jacob City, FL. Call 850-849-9338. 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