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THURSDAY August 7, 2014 Gu n Sh ow AU GUST 9 TH & 10 TH PA NAMA CIT Y FA IR GR OUNDS T he N ews H erald welcomes contributions from teachers and parents of their studentsâ€™ artwork. Send to Y oung Artist, T he N ews H erald, 501 W . 11th St., P anama City 32401. I nclude name, age and school. Facebook.com/ panamacitynewsherald Twitter: @The_News_Herald Social MEDIA Man wounded by sheriff shot himself By ZACK McDONALD 747-5071 | @ P C NH zack email@example.com PANAMA CITY â€” The Springfield man involved in an hour-long, armed standoff with law enforcement Tuesday turned his gun on himself after Sheriff Frank McKeithen shot him in the torso, authorities said Wednesday. Bay County Sheriffâ€™s deputies had sought Aaron Lepak, 40, in connection with an aggravated battery incident that left his wife paralyzed before offi cers cornered the armed man Tuesday at the Budget Inn, 3910 U.S. 98. Officials initially announced Lepak had died on the scene after negotiations became unruly, he waved his firearm in McKei thenâ€™s direction and was subsequently shot in the room, according to BCSO reports. As is the standard procedure in officer-involved shootings, the Flor ida Department of Law Enforce ment (FDLE) is investigating the incident, but BCSO released pre liminary evidence Wednesday FR A NK M c KEI T HEN Sheriff AA RON LEP A K Suspect ON THE WEB Read the probable cause afdavit relating to domestic violence incident at newsherald.com . SEE WOUNDED MAN | A3 M an sues hospital after 20-year confinement By CHRIS OLWELL 747-5079 | @ P C NH chriso firstname.lastname@example.org PANAMA CITY BEACH â€” John Montin returned to his hometown last year after a 20-year odyssey that saw him confined to a mental hospital even though, he claims in a lawsuit, he was not men tally ill. Montin, 52, of Panama City Beach, was released from a Nebraska hos pital last year, 20 years after jurors acquitted him of attempted mur der and found him not responsible by reason of insanity of other charges. He was com mitted as a result of the verdict. His lawsuit alleges the hospital and its staff members relied on incorrect information to hold him long after his illness had been successfully treated. In that time, he said he spent a year in soli tary confinement and missed his moth erâ€™s death and funeral. His suit, filed last month in the district of Nebraska federal court, seeks millions of dollars in damages. Montin grew up in St. Andrews, where his family ran a sporting goods store. He joined the Army, then worked as a commercial fisherman for several years until he hurt himself. He had a workmanâ€™s compensation claim that was resolved and included enough back pay to either go back to school or start a small business. But Montin wasnâ€™t sure which path he would take, so he set out on a vision quest of sorts. He headed west on a camping trip to do some â€œsoul searching.â€ â€œI call it the camping trip to hell,â€ he said. In the Army heâ€™d been stationed at Fort Lewis in Washington for a time, and he returned to explore the area without JOHN M ON T IN SEE L A W SUIT | A3 CONGRESSIONAL C ANDID ATE G WEN GR AHAM VISITS P ANAMA CITY HEATHER LEIPHART | The News Herald U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson, D-Florida, endorses candidate Gwen Graham during for Congress at Daffin Park on Wednesday. GRILLING FOR VO TES Congressional candidate Gwen Graham plants smooth cordgrass along the shoreline of St. Andrew Bay in Panama City on Wednesday. A NDREW W ARDLOW The News Herald Nelson endorses Graham in P.C. By CHRIS OLWELL 747-5079 | @ P C NH chriso email@example.com PANAMA CITY â€” Sen. Bill Nelson on Wednesday endorsed Gwen Grahamâ€™s bid to oust Rep. Steve Southerland from Floridaâ€™s District 2 U.S. House seat as her eight-day, 14-county Grilling with the Grahams campaign blitz wrapped up. â€œWhat weâ€™re here for is to elect some common sense to the United States Congress, so the reason Iâ€™m here is to endorse Gwen Graham for Congress,â€ said Nelson, who drew shouts and applause from hundreds of people who crammed into a stuffy clubhouse at Daf fin Park in Panama City. Although the election is expected to be tight and political action committees around country are expected to cough up big bucks on ads, the race will be won with votes, said former Florida Gov. Bob Graham, Gwen Grahamâ€™s father. â€œI donâ€™t think that this is a campaign that will be won or lost based on 30-sec ond TV spots,â€ he said. SEE GR AHAM | A8 ON THE WEB: F OR A REL ATED PHO T O G ALLER Y , VISIT NEWSHER ALD.COM
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Page A2 | The News Herald | Thursday, August 7, 2014 The Associated Press BAGHDAD Car bombs kill 51 in Shiite neighborhoods A string of car bombs tore through busy shopping streets in several Baghdad neighborhoods Wednesday night killing 51 people as the army announced one of its airstrikes had killed 60 militants in the northern city of Mosul. Baghdad police said the first attack was a pair of car bombs that exploded in the densely populated Shiite neighborhood of Sadr City, killing 31 people, followed by another bomb in the nearby area of Ur that claimed another 11 lives. Nine more people were killed in the southeast shortly afterward by two more car bombs. Baghdad has been on edge since Sunni militants led by the radical Islamic State group conquered large swaths of the countryâ€™s north, including the second largest city of Mosul. While the fighters have stopped short of advancing on the capital there has been a steady campaign of car bombs in the city. ROME Furor after Concordia captain gives seminar A Rome university professor is facing a disciplinary hearing after inviting the captain of the shipwrecked Costa Concordia cruise liner to lecture students on emergency procedures. The dean of Romeâ€™s Sapienza University, Luigi Frati, voiced anger Wednesday at the professorâ€™s decision to invite Capt. Francesco Schettino to give a seminar, calling it an â€œinappropriate and unworthy choice.â€ Frati said he was turning the matter over to an ethics committee. The university dismissed the â€œpathetic excusesâ€ offered by the professor, Vincenzo Mastronardi. Schettino is being tried for manslaughter, causing the shipwreck and abandoning ship over the January 2012 capsize of the Concordia, in which 32 people died. The Associated Press HOUSTON Army has begun questioning Bergdahl A defense attorney for Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl said the U.S. Army has begun questioning the soldier about his disappearance in Afghanistan that led to five years in captivity by the Taliban. Eugene R. Fidell said his client is cooperating with the investigation at Fort Sam Houston in San Antonio. The investigationâ€™s findings will help determine whether the 28-year-old is prosecuted for desertion or faces other disciplinary action. Bergdahl had been receiving care at Fort Sam Houston since returning to the United States on June 13 after his release by the Taliban on May 31. Earlier this month, the Army announced Bergdahl had been given a desk job. INDIANAPOLIS Woman expected baby to die in garbage can An Indianapolis woman whose co-workers found her newborn son gasping for air in a garbage can told a detective she expected the boy to die after she gave birth in a warehouse restroom and dumped the child in the trash. Briana Holland, 22, was arrested and charged with attempted murder and child neglect after the boy was found Friday night with his head covered in a bag, trash in his mouth and toilet paper wrapped around his neck, court documents said. The co-workers and a nurse at the warehouse cared for the boy, who was purple and cold when he was discovered, until medics arrived and took him to a hospital, according to court documents. He now is in the custody of child welfare officials. Deputy VA chief: Leaders failed HONOLULU (AP) â€” Hawaii residents furiously stocked up on essentials as two hurricanes churned toward the islands, prompting flash flood warnings, closing schools and disrupting travel plans across the islands. Hurricane Iselle loomed about 600 miles east of the Big Island early Wednesday, spinning at 85 mph. Weather officials predicted it would weaken but said it could strike the city of Hilo today with tropical storm-force winds of about 50 mph. Hurricane Julio swirled closely behind, packing winds of 75 mph. Forecasters expected the storm to strengthen and pass north of the Hawaiian Islands this weekend. â€œHawaii should be more interested now in Hurricane Iselle, which is closer,â€ said Lixion Avlia, senior hurricane forecaster with National Hurricane Center in Miami. He said Hurricane Julio remained too far away to accurately predict its path. Hawaii has been directly hit by hurricanes only three times since 1950, though the region has had 147 tropical cyclones over that time. The last time Hawaii was hit with a tropical storm or hurricane was in 1992, when Hurricane Iniki killed six people and destroyed more than 1,400 homes in Kauai, said Eric Lau, meteorologist for the National Weather Service in Honolulu. â€œWeâ€™ve been lucky so far,â€ he said. â€œSo we just need to really take this threat seriously and make sure everybody is prepared.â€ Residents have seemed to heed that call this week. A grocery store in the coastal Oahu community of Waianae opened 15 minutes early Tuesday because people were lined up to buy supplies. The storms have prompted public schools on the Big Island, Maui, Molokai and Lanai to close today, state education officials said. For its part, Hawaiian Airlines will waive reservation change fees and fare differences for passengers who need to alter travel plans because of the storms. The airline said fees will be waived for those who are ticketed to travel today and Friday. Chris Pruett of Waikiki was anticipating the silver lining that comes from bad weather: good waves. â€œWeâ€™re just getting water and preparing ourselves, too,â€ he said. â€œOf course weâ€™re not looking for a storm ... but it tends to generate good waves.â€ N ATI ON B riefs W O RLD B riefs DENVER (AP) â€” Failed leader ship is one reason some veterans hospitals are falling short as others excel, Deputy Veterans Affairs Secretary Sloan Gibson said. Gibson told a convention of wounded combat veterans in Denver on Tuesday that more VA employees will be disciplined as the agency tries to root out the causes of a scandal over long waits for health care and falsified data. Gibson visited the Denver veterans hospital Wednesday before leaving Colorado to tour facilities in Seattle and Portland, Ore. The VA has been shaken by reports that veterans died while waiting for treatment and allegations that workers falsified records to cover up the delays, in some cases so the workers could collect bonuses. The agency announced last week that it planned to fire two supervisors and discipline four other employees in Colorado and Wyoming accused of falsifying health care data. â€œThese were the first in what I expect will be a long series of announcements of personnel actions,â€ Gibson told the Military Order of the Purple Heart, an orga nization of veterans who received the medal for combat wounds. Gibson said when he visited the troubled Phoenix VA hospital, some employees choked back tears describing the obstacles they encountered in trying to care for veterans. â€œWhat I saw was leadership fail ure, mismanagement and chronic underinvestment,â€ he said. Leadership was the difference between the Phoenix facility and the well-run veterans hospital in San Antonio, he said. â€œEverywhere I turned I saw excellenceâ€ at the San Antonio facility, he said. â€œBut for leadership, Phoenix could have looked like that.â€ Gibson praised Congress for approving $16.3 billion to help shorten the waits, including $10 billion for veterans to get care from private doctors, called purchased care. TWISTING TWINS AP | NOAA This satellite image taken Wednesday shows Hurricane Iselle, left, and Hurricane Julio barreling toward Hawaii, far left. Hawaiians bracing for double whammy
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Come in fo r a FR EE hear ing pr o le 850 -784-4 327 Coupon Coupon â€œNERA â€ Summer Special â€œGetâ€ Page A4 | The News Herald | Thursday, August 7, 2014 NATIO N & WORLD The Associated Press Itâ€™s long been known that faulty BRCA genes greatly raise the risk for breast cancer. Now scientists say a more recently identified, less common gene can do the same. Mutations in the gene can make breast cancer up to nine times more likely to develop, an international team of researchers reports in this weekâ€™s New England Journal of Medicine. About 5 to 10 percent of breast cancers are thought to be caused by faulty BRCA1 or BRCA2 genes. Beyond those, many other genes are thought to play a role but how much each one raises risk has not been known, said Dr. Jeffrey Weitzel, a genetics expert at City of Hope Cancer Center in Duarte, Calif. The new study on the gene â€” called PALB2 â€” shows â€œthis one is serious,â€ and probably is the most dangerous in terms of breast cancer after the BRCA genes, said Weitzel, one of leaders of the study. It involved 362 members of 154 families with PALB2 mutations â€” the largest study of its kind. The faulty gene seems to give a woman a 48 percent chance of developing breast cancer by age 70 and an even greater risk if she has two or more close relatives with the disease. Thatâ€™s almost as high as the risk from a faulty BRCA2 gene, Dr. Michele Evans of the National Institute on Aging and Dr. Dan Longo of the medical journal staff write in a commentary in the journal. The PALB2 gene works with BRCA2 as a tumor suppressor, so when it is mutated, cancer can flourish. How common the mutations are isnâ€™t well known, but itâ€™s â€œprobably more than we thought because people just werenâ€™t testing for it,â€ Weitzel said. He found three cases among his own breast cancer patients in the past month alone. Among breast cancer patients, BRCA mutations are carried by 5 percent of whites and 12 percent of Eastern European (Ashkenazi) Jews. PALB2 mutations have been seen in up to 4 percent of families with a history of breast cancer. WASHINGTON (AP) â€” In much of the worldâ€™s oceans, levels of the metal mercury are double to triple what they were before the industrial revolution, a new study says. Researchers found thereâ€™s more mercury from human sources â€” mostly burning fossil fuels and mining for gold â€” than scientists had thought. The study assessed inorganic mercury, which in the ocean gets converted into the toxic methylmercury found in seafood. When pregnant women, nursing mothers and young children eat too much methylmercury-tainted seafood, thereâ€™s an increased risk of nervous system problems in the developing child. The new results donâ€™t provide any immediate conclusions about eating fish, says Carl Lamborg of the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute in Massachusetts. His study is published Wednesday in the journal Nature. Space probe joins comet after 10-year, 4 billion mile chase DARMSTADT, Germany (AP) â€” Turning what seemed like a science fiction tale into reality, an unmanned probe swung alongside a comet Wednesday after a 4 billion mile chase through outer space over the course of a decade. Europeâ€™s Rosetta probe will orbit and study the giant lump of dust and ice as it hurtles toward the sun and, if all goes according to plan, drop a lander onto the comet in the coming months. Rosetta turned up as planned for its rendezvous with comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko somewhere between the orbits of Mars and Jupiter. The incredible trip, launched on March 2, 2004, marks a milestone in mankindâ€™s effort to understand the mysterious shooting stars that periodically flash past Earth, and which often have been viewed with fear and trepidation. While the moon, Mars and even asteroids have been visited, no spacecraft has yet gotten so close to a comet. Having achieved this feat, Rosetta will go one step further and drop a lander on 67Pâ€™s icy surface â€” a maneuver planned for November. â€œYou can compare what weâ€™ve done so far to finding a speck of dust in a big city,â€ said Gerhard Schwehm, who was lead scientist on the Rosetta mission until his recent retirement. That is an understatement. To catch their quarry, scientists at the European Space Agency had to overcome a series of hurdles that included a last-minute change of destination â€” after a carrier rocket failure delayed launch â€” and a tense hibernation period of 31 months during which the probe was out of contact with ground stations. Before Rosetta swung alongside 67P with a final thrust Wednesday, the spacecraft also had to accelerate to 34,000 mph â€” a speed that required three loops around Earth and one around Mars. Underlining the singular achievement, ESAâ€™s directorgeneral Jean-Jacques Dordain told scientists and spectators at the mission control center in Darmstadt, Germany: â€œThis is your only chance to have a rendezvous with a comet.â€ Rosetta now will spend several months observing 67P from a safe distance of up to 60 miles. This will give scientists time to find a safe place to land Rosettaâ€™s sidekick, Philae. This maneuver will pose an unprecedented challenge because there will be no second shot. Recent pictures of 67P show its surface is porous, with steep cliffs and housesized boulders. One person involved with Rosetta from the start said the landing was â€œmission impossibleâ€ with only a slim chance of success. He spoke on condition of anonymity to avoid harming his employer. Even if the landing fails, Rosetta itself will remain in the cometâ€™s orbit until at least the end of 2015, gathering reams of data with its 11 sensors. As 67P gets closer to the sun it will begin to fizz and release the cloud of dust and ice that most people associate with comets. â€œWeâ€™re going to have a ringside seat to see, for the first time, a comet turn into a comet, to develop its tail and explain what for centuries mankind has been puzzled by,â€ said David Southwood, a former president of the Royal Astronomical Society. AP In this picture taken Sunday by Rosettaâ€™s OSIRIS camera, Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko is pictured from a distance of 178 miles. Second gene tied to risk of breast cancer Study: Oceans more tainted with man-made mercury
The News Herald PANAMA CITY Hospital announces cardiology division Gulf Coast Regional Medical Center has announced the formation of Gulf Coast Cardiology, a division at the hospital dedicated to providing cardiovascular services. The division is comprised of cardiologists Don Davis, Ajay Labroo and Francis Le. â€œWeâ€™re truly excited with the addition of three outstanding cardiologists to our medical staff,â€ said hospital president and CEO Carlton Ulmer. â€œAll of them provide a wealth of experience, allowing us to extend comprehensive cardiac services across the Northwest Florida Panhandle and the rural communities we serve.â€ Business FOCUS Thursday, August 7, 2014 | The News Herald | Page A5 Precious metals (New York spot price) Gold Silver Platinum 1,306.90 20.11 1,468.00 +17.30 +0.27 +10.00 Business Nasdaq diary A P NYSE diary Market watch Aug. 6, 2014 Advanced: 1,857 Declined: 1,251 Unchanged: 104 1,595 Advanced: 1,050 Declined: 135 Unchanged: 3.4 b Volume: 1.8 b Volume: Russell 2000 Standard & Poorâ€™s 500 Nasdaq composite Dow Jones industrials MAR K ET B R IE F 080614 : Cha r t s ho ws dai l y mark e t f igur e s f o r Do w , S&P, R u s s el l 200 0 an d Nasda q , alon g w ith N YSE an d Nasda q diar y ; s t and alon e ; 1 c x 4 in c h e s; ETA 5 p.m. E di t orâ€™ s No t e : It is manda t ory t o in c lude all s our c e s t ha t a cc ompan y t hi s graphi c when repurpo s ing or edi t ing i t f or publi c a t io n 1,125.55 3.99 13.87 16,443.34 4,355.05 2.22 1,920.24 0.03 Source: Matt Wegner, Financial Advisor, The Edward Jones Co., Panama City 769-1278 The Dow 30 Stocks Close Chg. Chg. . 3M American Express AT&T Boeing Caterpillar Chevron Cisco Systems Coca-Cola DuPont Exxon Mobil General Electric Goldman Sachs Home Depot Intel IBM J&J JP Morgan McDonaldâ€™s Merck Microsoft Nike Pzer Procter & Gamble Travelers Comp United Tech Verizon Walmart Walt Disney United Healthcare Visa 139.55 -0.23 86.40 +0.04 34.62 -0.49 118.34 -2.20 101.49 -0.01 125.73 +0.77 24.93 -0.04 39.92 +0.74 64.77 +0.74 98.98 +0.78 25.44 +0.42 169.74 +0.32 80.52 +0.49 32.84 +0.03 185.97 -0.03 100.71 +0.89 56.23 +0.17 93.47 +0.04 55.93 -0.10 42.74 -0.34 77.14 +0.22 28.28 -0.13 81.09 +1.68 89.70 +0.58 103.79 -1.23 49.13 -0.53 74.20 +1.34 86.59 -0.16 81.50 +0.51 210.69 +0.15 Stocks of local interest Darden Rest Gen. Dynamics Hanger Group Hancock Hldg Home Bancshares ITT St. Joe KBR L-3 Comms Hldgs Oceaneering Int. Regions Fin. Sallie Mae Southern Co. SunTrust Rock-Tenn Co. Ingersoll-Rand Engility Holdings 46.92 -0.37 114.75 -1.60 29.87 -1.88 32.62 +0.25 30.19 +0.49 46.37 -0.59 23.62 +0.37 20.84 -0.13 101.39 -3.44 68.23 +0.25 9.84 -0.01 8.92 +0.03 42.17 -0.43 37.02 +0.02 98.02 +0.07 58.53 -0.49 33.95 -0.52 Foreign exchange (as of 5 p.m. CST) U .S. $1.00 = Canadian $1.0917 U .S. $1.00 = Mexican peso 13.244 U .S. $1.00 = 0.7468 U .S. $1.00 = 0.5938 AP U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin, D-Ill., talks to Walgreenâ€™s clerk Estella Washington as he shops after a news conference Wednesda in Chicago. Durbin praised Walgreen, the nationâ€™s largest drugstore chain, for declining to pursue an overseas reorganization to trim its U.S. taxes. Energy, beer stabilize stocks NEW YORK (AP) â€” U.S. stocks stabilized on Wednesday after energy stocks and earnings from a major beer brewer helped the market stem its recent declines. The stock market ended the day little changed after a sizable drop a day earlier, when Russia massed troops near its border with Ukraine. Molson Coors was the biggest gainer in the Standard & Poorâ€™s 500 index after the company reported better-than-forecast earnings. Rupert Murdochâ€™s 21st Century Fox rose after the company said it was drop ping a bid to acquire Time Warner. The stock market has become more volatile in recent weeks and last month slumped to its first monthly decline since January. Investors are weighing signs that the U.S. economy is strengthening against the threat of an escalating conflict in Ukraine, as well as the prospect of the Federal Reserve raising its benchmark interest rate. â€œOn the one hand the U.S. econ omy is really starting to look good, but on the other hand the markets are certainly jittery about whatâ€™s going on in Ukraine and Russia,â€ said Anasta sia Amoroso, Global Markets Strate gist at J.P. Morgan Funds. The S&P 500 rose a fraction of a point, or less than 0.1 percent, to 1,920.24. The index lost 18 points, or 1 percent, on Tuesday. The index is still up on the year, but has dropped 3.5 percent from its record close set July 24. The Dow Jones industrial average rose 13.87 points, or 0.1 percent, to 16,443.34. The Nas daq composite rose 2.2 points, or 0.1 percent, to 4,355.05. Molson Coors rose $3.87, or 5.8 percent, to $71.08 after the com pany said its second-quarter profit rose 9 percent as better pricing off set a global decline in the volume of beer sales. As well as watching earnings, investors were looking at two merger bids that unraveled. Sprint plunged $1.38, or 19 percent, to $5.90 after the com pany said it was abandoning its pursuit of T-Mobile US. Sprint would have struggled to convince regulators to approve a merger of the No. 3 and No. 4 cellphone carri ers in the nation, according to The Wall Street Journal. Russia to block U.S. ag imports MOSCOW (AP) â€” Rus sian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday hit back hard against countries that have imposed sanctions over the Ukraine crisis, ordering trade cuts that an official said would include a ban on all imports of agricultural products from the United States. The full list of products to be banned or limited for up to one year is to be published Thursday. But the state news agency RIA Novosti quoted Alexei Alexeenko of Russiaâ€™s plant and vet erinary oversight service as saying â€œfrom the USA, all products that are produced there and brought to Russia will be prohibited.â€ Alexeenko also was quoted as saying he thinks all fruits and vegetables from European Union coun tries will also be banned. The move follows the latest round of sanctions against Russia imposed by the EU last week, which for the first time targeted entire sectors of the Russian economy. The U.S. and the EU have accused Russia, which annexed Ukraineâ€™s Crimean Peninsula in March, of fomenting tensions in east ern Ukraine by supplying arms and expertise to a proMoscow insurgency, and have imposed asset freezes and loan bans on a score of individuals and companies. White House spokes woman Laura Lucas Mag nuson decried the move, saying â€œRetaliating against Western companies or countries will deepen Rus siaâ€™s international isolation, causing further damage to its own economy.â€ Russia depends heav ily on imported foodstuffs â€” most of it from the West â€” particularly in the larg est and most prosperous cit ies such as Moscow. Food and agricultural imports from the U.S. amounted to $1.3 billion last year, accord ing to the U.S. Department of Agriculture, and in 2013 the EUâ€™s agricultural exports to Russia totaled $15.8 billion. Putinâ€™s order says the limits are being imposed â€œwith the goal of guarantee ing the security of the Rus sian Federationâ€ and calls for undertaking measures to guard against quick price hikes. The order appears to show that Russia, although increasingly suffering the effects of Western sanctions, is disinclined to back down on Ukraine. WALGREENS S TAYING PUT The Associated Press Growing political heat and pos sible customer backlash helped dis suade Walgreen from trying to trim its tax bill by reorganizing overseas as part of an acquisition. But experts say they donâ€™t expect other companies considering the move to follow Walgreenâ€™s lead and stay rooted in the United States. Walgreen, the nationâ€™s biggest drugstore chain, said Wednesday that it would no longer consider a socalled inversion, which has become popular among large, multi-national health care companies looking to cut U.S. taxes. The company said it will instead combine with the Swiss health and beauty retailer Alliance Boots to form a holding company thatâ€™s based in the U.S. Walgreen Co. said in a statement that it was â€œmindful of the ongo ing public reaction to a potential inversionâ€ and its â€œunique role as an iconic Americanâ€ retailer. Walgreenâ€™s decision follows a wave of recently announced inver sions that have prompted Presi dent Barack Obama and members of Congress to voice growing con cern about tax revenue the U.S. government could lose from these moves. Despite Walgreenâ€™s deci sion, experts say U.S. companies will likely continue to pursue inver sions because they can still reap big benefits by reorganizing overseas. â€œWe need fundamental corporate tax reform to solve this problem, and it isnâ€™t going to happen in an election year,â€ said Donald Gold man, an Arizona State University professor. Inversions involve a U.S. com pany reorganizing in another coun try by either acquiring or combining with another business. These deals provide tax relief in a number of ways. They allow companies to transfer money earned overseas to the parent company without paying additional U.S. taxes. Inversions also provide some relief from the U.S. corporate income tax rate of 35 percent, which is the highest in the industrialized world. The U.S. had a competitive tax rate back in the 1980s but that changed when other countries started low ering their rates and the U.S. didnâ€™t follow, said Cynthia Eakin, an asso ciate accounting professor at the University of the Pacific. â€œWe havenâ€™t paid attention to whatâ€™s going on globally,â€ she said. â€œWe donâ€™t really have a global tax strategy.â€ There have been 47 U.S. compa nies that have put together inver sions through tie-ups with foreign businesses over the past decade, according to the Congressional Research Service. Several others are planning or considering the move. Walgreen was considering an inversion while it decided whether to buy the remaining portion of Alli ance Boots that it didnâ€™t already own. In 2012, the U.S. company bought a 45 percent stake in Alliance Boots, which runs the largest drugstore chain in the United Kingdom. Drugstore chain backs away from inversion deal Collapsed deal might mean lower prices NEW YORK (AP) â€” The collapse of Sprintâ€™s push to buy T-Mobile US could mean fresh options in wireless plans and lower prices for U.S. con sumers. But in the long run, tougher competition on prices could lead to slower service and slower expan sion of coverage. Sprintâ€™s chairman Masayoshi Son said the company would shift its focus from â€œconsolidation,â€ i.e. buying up competitors, to â€œcom peting aggressively in the market place.â€ He is hiring Marcelo Claure, an entrepreneur who hasnâ€™t run a wireless carrier before, to be Sprint Corp.â€™s new CEO, signaling that Son is looking for a new strategy. Investors expect a price war to be a part of that strategy, and shares of the four nationwide U.S. wireless companies â€” Verizon, AT&T, Sprint and T-Mobile â€” fell Wednesday. Sprint may mimic changes made by T-Mobile US Inc. T-Mobile CEO John Legere tossed out the indus try playbook last year, including the ubiquitous two-year service con tract, and has drawn millions of new customers. Legere also cut prices, prompting AT&T to cut its prices. In the most recent move, T-Mobile last week launched a promotion with a very cheap family plan: Unlimited talking and texting on four phones for $100 per month, with 2.5 giga bytes of high-speed data each. Thatâ€™s about $60 cheaper than the competi tion, though plan details differ. Lower cellphone bills seem like a good thing for consumers. But T-Mobile and Sprint are already los ing money and AT&Tâ€™s profits are down. (Verizon, as the market leader, is doing fine.) This matters because U.S. wireless carriers invest more in their networks than European com panies, and higher profits in the U.S. are a big part of the reason. Right now, the U.S. is a leader in building out 4G, the latest wireless technol ogy. But if a company canâ€™t make a consistent profit, itâ€™s less likely to invest in cell towers and other net work equipment. Sprintâ€™s desire to buy T-Mobile was likely called off because it was believed that U.S. regulators would block it, just like they blocked AT&Tâ€™s deal to buy T-Mobile in 2011.
Page A6 | The News Herald | Thursday, August 7, 2014 Viewpoints Increase painful but hard to avoid F or Bay County officials this was the year the money finally ran out. After the financial crisis hit in 2008 county officials and constitutional officers made the tough choices necessary to keep serving residents, and they did it without raising taxes, even in the years where the tax base dropped and the same millage rate brought in less money. Some who worked for the county lost their jobs. Those that remained did so with the understanding that the normal raises were no longer normal, or even in the budget. And, even after the initial layoffs, an ongoing hiring freeze in most places meant that if someone left everyone else would just have to do more work. Although, county commissioners could have ended these problems for themselves and the constitutional officers simply by raising the millage rate they understood that the residents of Bay County could not afford another hit for others after taking so many in their own lives. Instead, the county used up a large amount of savings in order to cover holes in its budget. Officials also received a large settlement from BP after the Deepwater Horizon disaster. But both of those wells are dry. This year, in order to meet its routine budget obligations and afford those who have long gone without raises a small increase, the county will be required to raise the millage rate. Thatâ€™s not something to be taken lightly and it will have a negative impact on families just trying to make it from one paycheck to the next. However, the only way around an increase in the millage rate, at least from what we have seen so far, would be to make even deeper cuts to the county budget. And there comes a point where the cuts would get so deep that the services Bay Countyâ€™s residents depend on would be severely limited. If we are not already there, we are too close for comfort. And thereâ€™s a sense that more people are getting that feeling, too. In order to solve this yearâ€™s financial problems Bay County officials proposed a 1-mill increase in the millage rate. The owner of a $100,000 home who qualified for a $25,000 homestead exemption would be required to pay $75 more a year. The 1-mill increase will generate an additional $14 million for the county. And at 4.65 mills the countyâ€™s rate will be on par with what other local municipalities with millage rates set last year. If the increase is approved county officials will meet their current budget obligations and be able to take care of some items that have gone neglected too long. Officials said they plan to pump $388,000 into the countyâ€™s information technology department, spend $503,900 on county vehicles and $1 million on road improvements. About $439,000 will go to the understaffed Bay County jail for new employees and officials will spend $281,000 on new vehicles for the Bay County Sheriffâ€™s Office. These needs arenâ€™t the caviar wishes that we sometimes hear from politicians at every level who want new buildings or top of the line equipment. These are safety and security needs that will protect inmates, staff members at the jail and deputies on our streets. Sheriff Frank McKeithen made some of the most high profile decisions during the last few years; including starting a new program to keep vehicles on the road longer and giving money back to the county when he could save it out of his own budget. He also has the second largest budget and employs the most people (about 500) after Bay County (about 600) itself. The size of McKeithenâ€™s department meant his budget was the second largest, after the county budget, and led to tension between folks on both sides of the divide. We think it also led to some unfair criticism of McKeithen. Hopefully, as this budget shows, the days of conflict between the county and the sheriffâ€™s office are behind us. Our form of government requires the two offices to work together and our community is a better place when they can. The proposed increase also includes $346,000 for raises for county employees. Constitutional officers will receive $832,000 for raises. County officials said they will give a three percent raise across the board and McKeithen has said he wants to do the same for his employees. As we said in a previous editorial this County Commission has a proven track record when it comes to the millage rate. The Commission, citing rising property values and in recognition of how the high rates were hurting homeowners, lowered its rate three times in 2007, 2008, and 2009. Then, when property values diminished, they declined to raise the rate. That record of resistance to a millage rate increase is something that commissioners can be proud of and helps us give them the benefit of the doubt that, for this year, if theyâ€™re saying the increase is necessary it likely is. However, we look forward to a day when property values improve. When that happens it will allow commissioners to lower the rate once again rather than increase the burden on property owners. Itâ€™s up to all of us to remind commissioners, at that time, not to forget the rollback part of this equation. S T EVE S A CK | The Minneapolis Star Tribune N avi Pillay, U.N. high commissioner for human rights, has accused both Israel and Hamas militants of committing war crimes in the Gaza conflict. Her harshest criticism, as well as that of most nations, has been reserved for the Israeli government, charging that it has committed war crimes in direct violation of the Geneva Conventions. In the wake of the huge difference in casualties and property destruction, many in the West have accused the Israeli government of making a grossly disproportionate response to terrorist rocket attacks. A New York Times (July 23, 2014) article titled â€œAs Much of the World Frowns on Israel, Americans Hold Out Supportâ€ says that a number of â€œworld leaders and demonstrators pointed to the lopsided number of Palestinian casualties â€” more than 650, most of them civilians â€” versus 35 on the Israeli side, 32 of them soldiers.â€ By now, those numbers have tripled, but letâ€™s think about some of the arguments being made. First, letâ€™s take a historical look at proportionality in response to an attack. In February 1945, in Dresden, Germany, 25,000 lives were lost in one night and the city was reduced to rubble as a result of British and U.S. bombers firebombing. In March 1945, 300 U.S. B-29 planes dropped incendiary bombs on Tokyo, killing more than 100,000 people, with millions injured and made homeless. Later, atomic bombs were dropped on Hiroshima and Nagasaki, leading to even greater loss of life and property destruction. Whoâ€™s willing to criticize the Allies for lack of proportionality in response to Germanyâ€™s and Japanâ€™s attacks? Though the Allies brought about a horrible loss of life and massive destruction, one thing is very clear and indisputable: Neither country has attacked ever since. Anti-Semitic attacks have skyrocketed in Europe in the wake of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. Itâ€™s not just a criticism of Israelâ€™s foreign policy; itâ€™s an attack on Jews. Synagogues have faced Molotov cocktails, bomb threats and vandalism. Several European cities have seen slogans such as â€œDirty Jews,â€ â€œJews your end is near,â€ â€œOut with Zionists,â€ â€œIsrael executionerâ€ and â€œSave Gaza! Hitler, you were right!â€ According to RT, over the past month there has been a 50 percent increase in hate crimes against Jews in Britain. The Western anti-Semitic and antiIsrael response is amazing and somewhat disconcerting. Israel is the only democratic nation in the Middle East. It has respect for relatively free markets, personal liberty and private property rights. Many Westerners give their moral support to Muslims who, as a matter of religion, practice brutal control of women that includes honor killings. Many Muslims consider homosexuality to be not only a sin but a crime under Islamic law punishable by death. What Westerners consider basic human rights are often outlawed in Islamic nations. The Quran is the religious guide of Islam, and Muslims believe it to be a revelation from God. It contains more than 100 verses that call Muslims to war with nonbelievers for the sake of Islamic rule. Westerners who condemn Israel and support the recent anti-Semitic attacks â€” or remain silent in the face of them â€” are by no means spared from Islamic condemnation as infidels. It has to be heart-rending to any decent person to witness the suffering of the Palestinians, whoâ€™re experiencing a major tragedy both in casualties and in property destruction. Though it is Hamas firing rockets into Israel, the ordinary Palestinian is not to be held blameless. Palestinians know that Hamas is storing rockets and building tunnels in civilian areas and that if Israel tries to take out these rockets and tunnels, civilian casualties will be part of the collateral damage. Their silence and acceptance implies support for the tactics of Hamas. Gen. William T. Sherman told the 1879 graduating class of the Michigan Military Academy, â€œWar is hell.â€ Thereâ€™s no nice war, and thatâ€™s why war should be a last alternative. Those Westerners who criticize Israelâ€™s response to close to 3,000 rocket attacks might tell us what Israel should do in response â€” just take the rockets, surrender or leave the Middle East? Western anti-Semitism Our V IEW L E TT E RS POLI C Y: Provide a daytime telephone number and home address for verication purposes. Letters may be edited for space, consistency and clarity. Please limit to 750 words. Send mail to E ditor, P.O. Box 1940, Panama C ity, FL 32402; or email to email@example.com 49 FORUM A fair, unbiased, and independent media is essential for American democracy to survive. The media should have a high level of professionalism, accuracy and impartiality. It should help ensure transparency and accountability in our government. However, we donâ€™t get this from our mainstream media, which is so biased towards the Obama Administration and Democrats, that it appears to be government controlled! They show little regard for accurate reporting and are more concerned with covering up all the Obama scandals by underreporting or censoring. They twist and distort the truth or outright lie about Republicans. Here are a few examples: Can you imagine the coverage if a Republican President knowingly lied, like Obama, and told Americans they could keep their doctors and health insurance plans under Obamacare? Where are the stories about real people who lost their insurance and doctors under Obamacare? Isnâ€™t it a bit suspicious that IRS official, Lois Lerner, pleaded the Fifth Amendment and that her emails mysteriously disappeared? Isnâ€™t it strange that 90,000 illegal children show up at our borders during Obamaâ€™s Presidency? Could it possibly have to do with him and his policies? Donâ€™t you wonder why Obama delayed Obamacareâ€™s Employer Mandate until after the November election? Did you know he did this illegally, without the consent of Congress? The media wants us to believe that Republicans are racists, but Republicans are responsible for passing civil rights legislation. Did you know that the 14th Amendment that gave citizenship to freed slaves received 94% Republican support and 0% Democrat support? Harry Reid has blocked an abundance of meaningful legislation yet he and the media blame the Republicans for not cooperating with the Obama Administration. The above are just some of the examples of underreporting and censoring. The liberal-biased mainstream media has spent decades deceiving Americans. Americans should start demanding the truth. In the meantime, we can now turn to Fox News to get the real news. D IANA G ILB E RT Niceville Wondering about Graham I wonder why in the first commercials we saw from Gwen Graham they did not identify her as Democrat or Republican? I wonder how many in NWFL realize Gwen is a lifetime Democrat who worked on the campaigns for Howard Dean and John Kerry? I wonder if Gwen regularly worked a job where you get sweaty and dirty or did she do it because her father, former governor and senator Bob Graham, used â€œWorkdaysâ€ in his campaigns? I wonder if Gwen will vote a straight Democratic party line or is she the independent she is trying to be portrayed to be? I wonder if she will follow any script put in front of her to get elected? I wonder if voters in NWFL will see through this slick campaign? J O H N JU TILA Panama City Beach The plight of Palestinians Israel is using its military might to destroy Gaza and kill civilians. Israel is claiming that it has the right to defend itself and blaming Hamas for starting the aggression. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu blamed Hamas and started a campaign of arrest against Hamas members. He called Hamas terrorists. In fact they are militant fighters for the freedom and independence of the Palestinians from the brutal Israeli occupation of their land. Netanyahu is hawk who fought against all peace efforts by the United States to create independent Israeli and Palestinian States. He continued with his policy of building Israeli settlements on Palestinian land. Hamas and all Palestinians also have the right to fight for liberty and freedom from Israeli apartheid occupation. In 1947 The United Nations passed a resolution to divide Palestine into three territories: the State Of Israel, the State of Palestine and International Jerusalem. Millions of Palestinian refugees are living in Gaza, Jordan, Lebanon and Syria. There will never be a peace for Israel until it makes a true peace with the Palestinians. Many in Israel do not want peace. They want to grab more land for a greater Israel. Previous Prime Minister of Israel Rabin was assassinated in Israel by an Israeli because he was about to make peace. R OB HO M SI Lynn Haven Liberal media bias favoring Obama continues Alan Davis, Publisher Mike Cazalas, Editor Brady Calhoun, Editorial Page Editor 747-5075 | @sbradycalhoun firstname.lastname@example.org WA L T ER WI LL IAMS Syndicated Columnist Should Floridaâ€™s voters approve medical marijuana? WEEKLY QUESTION Last questionâ€™s results 40% Ye s 92 votes 60% No 136 votes To respond, visit www.newsherald.com Should alcohol be served during Friday Fest?
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U.N. chief: Gaza deaths, destruction shame world UNITED NATIONS (AP) â€” Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon demanded on Wednesday an end to the continuous senseless suffering in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, telling the General Assembly â€œthe massive deaths and destruction in Gaza have shocked and shamed the world.â€ Ban urged the international community to support the enormous task of rebuilding Gaza, providing humanitarian aid to thousands in need and treating the wounded. â€œWe will build again, but this must be the last time to rebuild,â€ the U.N. chief told the 193-member world body. â€œThis must stop now. They must go back to the negotiating table. â€œWe must spare no effort to turn the current calm into a durable cease-fire that addresses the underlying issues of the conflict.â€ He said that means ending weapons smuggling into and rocket fire from Gaza, opening its crossings, lifting Israelâ€™s blockade and bringing the Hamas-ruled strip back under a unified Palestinian government. Ban also called on Hamas to honor past commitments made by Yasser Arafatâ€™s Palestine Liberation Organization, including the right of the state of Israel to exist. The U.N.â€™s deputy humanitarian chief, Kyung-wha Kang, said the United Nations and its partners have appealed for $367 million to address immediate needs for more than 500,000 people â€” more than one-quarter of Gazaâ€™s 1.8 million population â€” who â€œfled for their lives with nothing.â€ She said 65,000 people have lost everything because their homes were reduced to rubble. Kang painted a grim picture of what she called the â€œutter devastationâ€ in Gaza: 144 schools and other facilities damaged; a public health system â€œon the verge of collapseâ€ with one-third of the hospitals, 14 primary health care clinics and 29 ambulances damaged; more than one million people without access to water and very limited electricity; and the prevalence of unexploded ammunition. Kang said the lack of electricity means hospitals canâ€™t power critical machinery, food production will decrease and water and sewage canâ€™t be pumped. Sewage back-ups could contaminate water, making the outbreak of disease â€œa very serious risk,â€ she said. Nigeria rushes to get isolation tents for Ebola LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) â€” Nigerian authorities rushed to obtain isola tion tents Wednesday in anticipation of more Ebola infections as they dis closed five more cases of the virus and a death in Africaâ€™s most populous nation, where officials were racing to keep the gruesome disease confined to a small group of patients. The five new Nigerian cases were all in Lagos, a megacity of 21 million people in a country already beset with poor health care infrastructure and widespread corruption, and all five were reported to have had direct con tact with one infected man. Meanwhile, the World Health Orga nization began a meeting to decide whether the crisis, the worst recorded outbreak of its kind, amounts to an international public health emergency. At least 932 deaths in four countries have been blamed on the illness, with 1,711 reported cases. In recent years, the WHO has declared an emergency only twice, for swine flu in 2009 and polio in May. The declaration would probably come with recommendations on travel and trade restrictions and wider Ebola screen ing. It also would be an acknowledg ment that the situation is critical and could worsen without a fast global response. The group did not immediately confirm the new cases reported in Nigeria. And Nigerian authorities did not release any details on the latest infections, except to say they all had come into direct contact with the sick man who arrived by plane in Lagos late last month. With the death toll mounting in the region, Liberiaâ€™s president announced a state of emergency late Wednes day and said it may result in the sus pension of some citizensâ€™ rights. She lamented that fear and panic had kept many family members from sending sick relatives to isolation centers. â€œIgnorance and poverty, as well as entrenched religious and cultural practices, continue to exacerbate the spread of the disease,â€ President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf said. And in Sierra Leone, where enforc ing quarantines of sick patients also has been met with resistance, some 750 soldiers deployed to the Ebolaravaged east as part of â€œOperation Octopus.â€ Ebola, which causes some victims to bleed from the eyes, mouth and ears, can only be transmitted through direct contact with the bodily fluids of someone who is sick â€” blood, semen, saliva, urine, feces or sweat. Millions in Lagos live in cramped conditions without access to flushable toilets. Signs posted across the city warn people not to urinate in public. Kenneth Akihomi, a 47-year-old worker installing fiber-optic cable, said he was carefully washing his hands to avoid infection. But he said most people were relying on faith to stay healthy. â€œTheyâ€™re not panicking. They are godly people,â€ he said. â€œThey believe they can pray, and maybe very soon there will be cure.â€ The revelation of more infections also came amid a public-sector doc torsâ€™ strike in Nigeria that began in early July. So far, health workers moni toring the latest Ebola patients are still on the job. Nigeria is the fourth West African country to be hit by the Ebola outbreak since it first emerged in March in the remote tropical forests of Guinea. The disease then spread to neighbor ing Sierra Leona and Liberia before reaching Nigeria, where it surfaced shortly before the government drew criticism for its response to the abduc tion of more than 200 schoolgirls by Islamic militants back in April. The girls are still missing. Nigerian authorities said Tuesday that doctors did not suspect Patrick Sawyer was suffering from Ebola when the 40-year-old Liberian-Ameri can arrived by plane late last month in Lagos, where the streets are a bewildering mix of wealth and abject poverty, awash in luxury SUVs and decrepit buses.
Page A8 | The News Herald | Thursday, August 7, 2014 * Pr escription appetite suppr essant * Vi tamin & fat bur ner injections * EKG & blood analysis * Eat wise...dr op a size!â€ * E-mail: Angela@ re solutionsweightlosscenter .com Resolutions We ight Loss Center 1212 W. 23rd St. Pa nama City , FL 32405 (850) 91 3-0 00 2 MEDIC AL WEIGHT LO SS ww w. pa na mas pi ne .c om FROM THE FRONT Gwen Graham, a Demo crat, surveyed the crowd as she waited in the wings for an introduction from Nelson. â€œIn my wildest dreams I didnâ€™t expect a turnout like this,â€ she said. No one mentioned Southerlandâ€™s name during the event, but it was clear who Nelson was referring to with comments about the government shutdown and the violence against women act, two common jabs from Grahamâ€™s campaign. Grahamâ€™s feel-good stump speech was long on hugging and dancing and optimism and compromise, but short on specific policy details. Still, she got in a few digs of her own at her Republican opponent. She was critical of Southerlandâ€™s comment that his $174,000 salary was â€œnot so much,â€ according to the Tallahassee Democrat. â€œWhy are we paying you a dime when youâ€™re not doing anything?â€ she said. The lack of specifics was forgivable at this point in the campaign, said Jack Peter son, who attended with his wife Deanna. He didnâ€™t hear everything he wanted to hear from Graham, but he said he â€œheard enough for a campaign kickoff.â€ Peterson said his politics are more issue-centered â€” he doesnâ€™t really care much which party wins â€” but he wants a government that works and elected officials who are open to compro mise. He was ticked about the government shutdown. Public health is one of the issues Peterson is passion ate about. Heâ€™s a retired edu cator in the field of mosquito control and mosquito-borne illness. He said Southerland voted the right way recently on bill that could have nega tively impacted mosquito control programs, but he more often disagrees with the congressman. He was pretty excited after the event. â€œThere was a really great energy in here tonight,â€ Peterson said. Bay County is Souther landâ€™s electoral bread-andbutter â€” heâ€™s received more than 70 percent of votes here the past two elections â€” a fact that Gwen Graham acknowledged. She urged her supporters to talk up their friends, family, neigh bors and even strangers, and said the first campaign office she opened was in Bay County â€œbecause I wanted to send a strong signal that Iâ€™m going to represent every body in this district.â€ Earlier Wednesday, the aptly named Grilling with the Grahams tour featured eight family members span ning three generations planting smooth cordgrass to guard against shore ero sion in St. Andrew Bay. The workdays were a hallmark of her fatherâ€™s numerous suc cessful campaigns. The sessions are a way for Graham to gain an under standing of issues she is not as familiar with as she would like to be, campaign spokes man Eric Conrad said. â€œThe tradition of the Gra ham workday really speaks to what North Florida Way is about,â€ Conrad said. GRAHAM from page A1 Dr . Sh er in M. Mo st af a Re ce iv ed he r D. D. S. at UC SF Fo r Pa ti en ts Wi th ou t In su ra nc e Ex am , Cl ea ni ng & XRa ys $ 14 5 Ex tr ac ti on Pa ck ag es $1 55 & up An y Ma jo r Pr oc ed ur e Cr ow n Pa ck ag e $6 50 & up Of ce Pr oc ed ur es Re gu la r Ex ams & Cl ean in gs Cr ow ns ~ Br id ge s Ex tra ct io ns ~ Se ala nt s Ro ot Ca nal s ~ Di gi ta l XRa y s www .f ac eb oo k. co m/ Bri ght De nti st ry Mo nd ay Th ur sd ay 8 to 5 ~ Fr id ay 8 to 12 Ha ve a to ot ha ch e? Sa me Da y Ap po in tm en ts Av ail ab le ! 34 0 W. 23 rd St ., Su it e C ~ 64 021 62 D E N T I S T R Y B R I G H T www .f ac eb oo k. co m/ Bri ght De nti st ry dr smo st af a1 0@ ya ho o.c om HEATHER LEIPHART | The News Herald Candidate Gwen Graham speaks during Grilling with the Grahams at Daffin Park on Wednesday.
Youâ€™re so vain, you probably think this Squall is about you. The Cole Bros. Circus of Stars is coming in October. I canâ€™t wait to see the tent raising! Iâ€™m going back out and eat after school starts and the lines are gone. When I was in the Army, we ate at the mess hall. We had a snack bar, but no fast food places. Someone needs to open a place where people 50 can go and dance to the true music of our youth. If they would have put rain gutters on the Callaway water tank, it would be filled for free by now. The roads here are awesome. If you donâ€™t think so then travel in Iowa, Nebraska, Illinois and Indiana. Thank you Bay County, for working very hard and repairing the water main! Hope your utility personnel know how much we care. Call me a moron to my face. â€œCall me a moron to my face.â€ OK, youâ€™re a moron to your face! Happy now? You live in Kings Point and are griping about a lousy $71 additional charge for the dredging project? You gotta be kidding! The residents of Kristanna Drive want our canal dredged like the residents of Kings Point received. We would gladly pay that amount. Why oh why donâ€™t they synchronize the lights on 23rd? Everyone would save a lot of gas if they didnâ€™t need to stop at every light. It doesnâ€™t get any better for a gal than seeing a sunrise through longleaf pines within the sweet embrace of new boyfriend. Loving P.C. I am officially addicted to Squall. I went to the doc and he claimed there was no cure. What is a Squaller to do? You may laugh but California will have a petition on the ballot to break it into six different states. Why canâ€™t Northwest Florida do the same? Readers sound off Squall Line appears daily. Call 850-522-5133, or go to www.newsherald.com and click on the â€œSquall Liveâ€ icon. S quall L ine PANAMA CITY NEWS HERALD THURSDAY August 7, 2014 Section B Local & State Facebook.com/ panamacitynewsherald Twitter: @The_News_Herald www.newsherald.com Legislature to keep new map simpleTA LL AHASS EE (AP) â€” Florida legislators are returning to the state Capitol with a simple goal: Redraw the stateâ€™s 27 congressio nal districts with as few changes as possible. The nine-day special session that kicks off Thursday is being sparked by a judgeâ€™s ruling that found two districts were drawn ille gally to benefit Republicans. Circuit Judge Terry Lewis last week gave legislators until Aug. 15 to draw up a new map. But instead of fighting either rul ing GOP legislative leaders have decided to adopt a new congres sional map that calls for changes to just a handful of districts. That map will focus primarily on the two districts flagged by the judge: A sprawling district that runs from Jacksonville to Orlando held by U.S. Rep. Corrine Brown and a central Florida district held by U.S. Rep. Dan Webster. The final product adopted by leg islators will likely include targeted fixes to the boundaries of those two districts and some changes to adjoining districts. It is improb able they would make widespread changes such as one proposal that calls for shifting Brownâ€™s dis trict from central Florida to north Florida. â€œIt seems to me what the Legis lature ought to do is take the judgeâ€™s ruling seriously and literally and resolve the problems associated with the two districts that he found to be invalid and try to minimize any unintended chaos,â€ Senate President Don Gaetz said Wednes day. â€œI donâ€™t think we should look for an excuse to set off a chain of domi noes that will cause more confusion or chaos than is necessary.â€ Voters in 2010 passed the â€œFair Districtsâ€ amendment that says Local woman to represent Florida By AMANDA B ANK S 522-5118|@pcnhamanda email@example.com L Y NN HA VEN â€” A Bay County woman will repre sent Florida at the Miss America pageant this year. Victoria Cowen, 21, of Lynn Haven, was announced winner of the Miss Florida Scholarship Pageant after the discovery of a mix-up with judgesâ€™ votes that ini tially named her first run ner-up June 21. It took five days for the mistabulation to be corrected and the rever sal announced. Despite the drama, Cowen remains upbeat and hopeful for her future in the competition. â€œThe founda tion of the program rests upon honesty, and I am so blessed to be a part of an organiza tion who takes the high road instead of the easy way out,â€ Cowen said in a statement released by the Miss Florida Scholarship pageant. Cowenâ€™s time now is filled with preparing for the Miss America pageant in September, by traveling around Florida to promote her nonprofit organization One Chance, One Choice Inc., a youth mentoring program. â€œIâ€™m looking to mentor girls on right decision mak ing and really encouraging them to realize how every MISS AMERICA New buses added to school fleet By J A CQUELINE BO STICK 747-5081 | @PCNHJBostick firstname.lastname@example.org P A N A M A CI TY â€” The new school year will start with new, cooler buses. Bay Districtâ€™s transportation welcomed two of 10 new Cummins engine IC Bus CE series 77-pas senger buses Wednesday. Each bus is easy on the environment, fuel efficient and comes with eight cameras and air conditioning. The remaining eight buses will arrive by the start of the school year. Each new bus costs about $102,700 each. â€œWeâ€™re trying our best to upgrade the buses as much as we possibly can,â€ said Bob Downin, transportation director. These buses â€œgot a lot more than we had in the past; and weâ€™re excited about it.â€ The districtâ€™s decades-old fleet of 147 buses has been in the process of being replaced with new high-tech buses during the past few years. Eventually, at about 10 new buses per year, the fleet will be completely new and up-to-date. Including the delivery of the 10, 29 new buses have been added altogether. â€œThese are the first IC TURTLE RETURNS TO THE SEA VICTORIA COWENAbove and right, volunteer Roger Straley and Stephanie Nagle, education coordinator at Gulf World, release a loggerhead turtle that recovered from pneumonia back into the water Wednesday at Crooked Island Beach in Panama City Beach. Photos by HE ATH E R L EIP HART | The News Herald Below, the shell on the loggerhead turtle shows scarring from boat propellers. The turtle also had eight fishing hooks stuck in itâ€™s skin.SEE MAP | B2 SEE C OWEN | B2PATTI BL AKE | The News Herald Two new school buses are parked outside of the transportation depot. New buses with air conditioning and cameras are being added to the Bay District Schools bus fleet. SEE BUSES | B2
legislators cannot draw up districts to favor incum bents or a political party. A coalition of groups, includ ing the League of Women Voters, contended that the Republican consultants used a â€œshadowâ€ process to draw districts that benefited Republicans. The lawsuits alleged that districts all over the state, including ones located in South Florida and the Tampa area, violated the new standards but Lewis only ruled that two were unconstitutional. Senate Democratic Leader Chris Smith said itâ€™s clear that GOP leaders are willing to draw a new map now to avoid the chance that other districts could be declared unconstitutional if a court fight lingered. â€œI think the Republicans got the map they pretty much wanted,â€ said Smith, D-Fort Lauderdale. â€œThey figure they can do some these little changes and stave off more changes.â€ Once legislators adopt a new map it wonâ€™t necessar ily end the legal battles. The groups that filed the lawsuit wanted Lewis to draw up a new map and argued unsuc cessfully that legislators couldnâ€™t be trusted to draw up valid maps. One of their attorneys earlier this week said â€œit remains to be seen whether they will produce maps that comply with the constitution.â€ Legislative leaders also remain firmly opposed to holding a special election later this year with the new map. They say that the new map shouldnâ€™t be implemented until 2016. Lewis said he is considering ordering a special election after November, but admits he hasnâ€™t made up his mind yet. If Lewis did order a spe cial election it would likely trigger a federal lawsuit from the Legislature that argues a state judge doesnâ€™t have the authority to order federal elections. Digital Account Ex ecutiv e The Ne ws Herald is seeking a Digital Account Ex ecutiv e. To ap pl y, send rsum to LGrimes@pcnh.com The quali ed candidate will need experience in: Quali cations needed: Duties will include: Page B2 | The News Herald | Thursday, August 7, 2014 6 a.m Noon 6 p.m Low Hazard Medium Hazard High Hazard Water closed to public Dangerous Marine Life High Low 6 p.m 91/73 90/74 94/72 91/76 91/77 92/74 96/74 98/76 99/76 96/72 97/76 96/74 96/74 92/75 91/74 94/75 92/73 90/77 89/75 88/76 89/77 89/77 An afternoon thunderstorm Periods of sun, a t-storm in spots A couple of showers and a t-storm Sunny intervals, t-storms possible 90 76 88 85 77 Winds: SW 4-8 mph Winds: WSW 4-8 mph Winds: SW 6-12 mph Winds: SW 6-12 mph Winds: WSW 6-12 mph Blountstown 3.44 ft. 15 ft. Caryville 4.40 ft. 12 ft. Clairborne 35.40 ft. 42 ft. Century 4.03 ft. 17 ft. Coffeeville, AL 2.17 ft. 29 ft. Through 7 a.m. Wed. Apalachicola 4:08a 6:53a 12:17p 9:13p Destin 8:01a 7:03p ----West Pass 3:41a 6:26a 11:50a 8:46p Panama City 7:37a 6:26p ----Port St. Joe 7:28a 5:52p ----Okaloosa Island 6:34a 6:09p ----Milton 10:14a 9:24p ----East Bay 9:18a 8:54p ----Pensacola 8:34a 7:37p ----Fishing Bend 9:15a 8:28p ----The Narrows 10:11a 10:28p ----Carrabelle 2:43a 4:40a 10:52a 7:00p Forecasts and graphics provided by AccuWeather, Inc. 14 Full Last New First Aug 10 Aug 17 Aug 25 Sep 2 Sunrise today ........... 6:05 a.m. Sunset tonight .......... 7:31 p.m. Moonrise today ........ 4:42 p.m. Moonset today ......... 2:36 a.m. Today Fri. Today Fri. Clearwater 91/78/t 91/77/t Daytona Beach 92/74/t 91/75/t Ft. 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Albuquerque 88/64/s 90/65/pc Anchorage 67/57/pc 67/56/sh Atlanta 95/73/t 91/74/t Baltimore 85/62/s 84/64/s Birmingham 97/74/t 94/74/t Boston 76/61/t 77/63/pc Charlotte 88/68/t 86/69/t Chicago 81/64/c 78/64/pc Cincinnati 82/64/pc 74/66/t Cleveland 77/58/s 78/61/pc Dallas 97/78/s 99/78/pc Denver 85/57/t 85/57/pc Detroit 82/60/s 80/60/s Honolulu 89/77/pc 87/77/r Houston 92/75/t 94/75/pc Indianapolis 79/63/sh 70/64/t Kansas City 83/69/t 84/67/t Las Vegas 100/76/s 101/76/s Los Angeles 80/65/pc 81/64/pc Memphis 92/78/t 94/78/t Milwaukee 76/62/pc 77/62/pc Minneapolis 80/63/pc 80/66/pc Nashville 92/72/t 90/72/t New Orleans 91/76/t 89/76/pc New York City 82/65/s 83/68/s Oklahoma City 98/75/pc 98/74/pc Philadelphia 84/64/s 84/66/s Phoenix 106/81/s 103/83/pc Pittsburgh 79/57/s 80/62/pc St. Louis 81/71/t 86/70/t Salt Lake City 75/60/t 84/62/t San Antonio 98/76/s 96/76/pc San Diego 76/68/pc 76/68/pc San Francisco 73/59/pc 72/59/pc Seattle 76/56/s 76/55/s Topeka 89/70/t 88/69/t Tucson 99/75/s 95/73/pc Wash., DC 87/69/s 86/69/pc Friday Saturday Sunday Monday Gulf Temperature: 87 Today: Wind from the west at 6-12 knots. Seas less than a foot. Visibility less than 2 miles in a shower or thunderstorm; otherwise, clear. Tomorrow: Wind from the southwest at 6-12 knots. Seas less than a foot. Visibility less than 2 miles in an afternoon thunderstorm. Partly sunny today with a shower or thunderstorm around. Winds west-southwest 6-12 mph. A thunderstorm this evening. High/low ......................... 89/75 Last year's High/low ...... 92/76 Normal high/low ............. 90/75 Record high ............. 96 (1989) Record low ............... 66 (1998) 24 hours through 4 p.m. .. 0.00" Month to date ................... 1.30" Normal month to date ....... 1.53" Year to date ................... 42.14" Normal year to date ........ 37.53" Average humidity .............. 85% through 4 p.m. yesterday High/low ......................... 90/78 Last year's High/low ...... 93/76 Normal high/low ............. 89/77 Record high ............. 99 (1989) Record low ............... 66 (2009) 24 hours through 4 p.m. .. 0.00" Month to date .................. 0.00" Normal month to date ....... 1.42" Year to date .................... 57.87" Normal year to date ....... 38.86" Average humidity .............. 75% PANAMA CITY Port St. Joe Apalachicola Tallahassee Perry Quincy Monticello Marianna Chipley DeFuniak Springs Pensacola FORT WALTON BEACH Crestview Destin Carrabelle Mobile Bainbridge Valdosta FLORIDA CITIES City Hi/Lo/W Hi/Lo/W City Hi/Lo/W Hi/Lo/W WORLD CITIES City Hi/Lo/W Hi/Lo/W City Hi/Lo/W Hi/Lo/W NATIONAL CITIES City Hi/Lo/W Hi/Lo/W City Hi/Lo/W Hi/Lo/W TODAY FIVE DAY FORECAST FOR NORTHWEST FLORIDA High Low REGIONAL WEATHER Weather(W): ssunny, pcpartly cloudy, ccloudy, shshowers, tthunderstorms, rrain, sfsnow urries, snsnow, iice. Shown is todayâ€™s weather. Temperatures are todayâ€™s highs and tonightâ€™s lows. Shown are todayâ€™s noon postions of weather systems and precipitation. Temperature bands are highs for the day. TIDES MARINE FORECAST BEACH FLAG WARNINGS The higher the AccuWeather.com UV Index number, the greater the need for eye and skin protection. 0-2 Low; 3-5 Moderate; 6-7 High; 8-10 Very High; 11+ Extreme 10 a.m. Noon 2 p.m. 4 p.m. UV INDEX TODAY ALMANAC SUN AND MOON MOON PHASES RIVER LEVELS Offshore Northwest Florida Flood Level Stage Apalachicola Choctawhatchee Alabama Escambia Tombigbee Temperatures Precipitation Panama City Temperatures Precipitation Fort Walton Beach WEATHER decision has an impact on their life,â€ Cowen said. Cowen will participate in a school tour and other appearances with the Ever glades Foundation, a part nership she called â€œvery importantâ€ to the Miss Flor ida organization. â€œIâ€™m just really excited for the year to come,â€ Cowen said. Cowen says sheâ€™s been competing â€œpretty much my whole life,â€ starting with a talent-based scholarship program when she was 1year-old. â€œI won over $30,000 and it pretty much put me through college,â€ Cowen said. Cowenâ€™s talent is danc ing. Her winning number from the Miss Florida pag eant was a lyrical dance to the song â€œGodâ€™s Will.â€ â€œ â€˜Godâ€™s Willâ€™ was special to me. I had actually danced to it a few years prior. Itâ€™s about a little boy who really affects this womanâ€™s life in a good way, so thatâ€™s what I tried to portray,â€ Cowen said. Pageants sometimes are considered detrimental to women, with shows such as TLCâ€™s Toddlers and Tiaras serving to further negative stereotypes that â€œbeauty pageantsâ€ focus only on girlsâ€™ looks and promote unfair ideals of beauty, but Cowen disagrees. â€œThis organization is the largest scholarship program for women in the world,â€ she said, citing that it makes available about $45 million annually. Cowenâ€™s own win nings through pageants will allow her to graduate debtfree from Florida State Uni versity in 2016. She is pursuing a double major in marketing and pro fessional sales. Cowen also contributes her development of self-con fidence, leadership skills and communication skills to her pageant experiences, skills she says will stick with her and benefit her. â€œI would not be where I am today without pageants,â€ she said. The Miss America pag eant will air on ABC on Sept. 14. CE buses with a Cummins engine delivered in the state of Florida,â€ said Frank Con tinetti, sales director at LBS South, the bus company. â€œThese buses will replace buses that were model year 1990 vintage or so, so these buses will be more than 20 times cleaner than the buses theyâ€™re replacing. â€œActually the air going out of the engine or the exhaust is cleaner than the air going in,â€ Downin said. And, instead of the roughly six to 7.5 miles per gallon, the CE series goes 8.5 to 10 miles on the gallon, according to Continetti. IC Bus is the vehicle brand, while CE refers to the series. By the start of school Aug. 19, the buses will be equipped with the zolar system, which tracks elementary studentsâ€™ entry-exit points on buses, and with GPS, which all of Bayâ€™s school buses have. The district approved $341,830 last year to make such technology upgrades to buses. Local capital improve ment taxes paid for the new buses. School district officials couldnâ€™t provide an estimate of how much money thenew buses will save. â€œItâ€™s really hard to put a dollar figure on it,â€ Downin said. A new fleet â€œin itselfâ€ should â€œdrive the cost of our expense down.â€ He said he expects the air conditioning system to be the most important facet of the buses for students and drivers alike. MAP from Page B1 BUSES from Page B1 COWEN from Page B1
LOCAL & STATE Thursday, August 7, 2014 | The News Herald | Page B3 Hazel Boyarski, 81, of Panama City, passed away Sunday, Aug. 3, 2014, at her home. Hazel was born in Century and lived in Panama City for the last six years. She was a retired registered nurse and enjoyed reading, gardening and traveling. Hazel was preceded in death by her parents, Paul Moore Sr. and Myrtle Gill Moore; her brothers, Pete, Johnny and Kemp; and sisters, Helen and Edna. Survivors include her husband, Robert P. Boyarski of Panama City; three sons, Mike Cleckler (Anita) of Clanton, Ala., David Cleckler (Rita) of Moulton, Ala. and William Cleckler of West Palm Beach, Fla.; her daughters, Teresa Wilson (Larry) of Clanton, Ala., Mary McKinnon of Oakland, Ky., and Sue Littleton (Mike) of Key Largo; her stepchildren, Martin Boyarski (Claudia) of Port St. Lucie, Shawn Boyarski and Michelle DeLucia, both of Panama City, Donna Cahill of Port Charlotte, Robert Boyarski of Ebro and Gary Boyarski of Las Vegas, Nev.; a sister, Margaret Creamer of Century; her mother-in-law, Anna Boyarski of Panama City; 10 grandchildren; 11 step-grandchildren; four greatgrandchildren; one stepgreat-granddaughter; and numerous nieces and nephews. Funeral services will begin at 10 a.m. Friday, Aug. 8, 2014, at the KentForest Lawn Funeral Home Chapel with Chaplain Mike Young officiating. Interment will follow in Forest Lawn Memorial Cemetery. The family will receive friends at the funeral home today, Aug. 7, 2014, from 6-8 p.m. In lieu of flowers, contributions in Hazelâ€™s name may be made to either the Emerald Coast Hospice or to the Alzheimerâ€™s Foundation. Kent-Forest Lawn Funeral Home 2403 Harrison Ave. Panama City, Fla. 32405 850-763-4694 www.kentforestlawn.com Hazel Inez Boyarski HAZEL BOYARSKI Kathleen R. Cook A funeral Mass for Kathleen Cook will begin at 10 a.m. today at St. Bernadette Catholic Church. Burial will fol low in Pittsburgh, Pa., at a later date. Kent-Forest Lawn Funeral Home is handling arrangments. DEATHS & FUNERALS Guidelines & deadlines Obituary notices are written by funeral homes and relatives of the deceased. The News Herald reserves the right to edit for AP style and format. Families submitting notices must type them in a typeface and font that can be scanned into a computer. Deadline for obituaries is 3 p.m. daily for the following dayâ€™s newspaper. Obituaries may be e-mailed to email@example.com or delivered to The News Herald, 501 W. 11th St., Panama City. O nline guest books View todayâ€™s obituaries and sign the online guest books of your loved ones at newsherald.com/obituaries You have fought the fight, you have kept the faith, you have stood your watch; Welcome home thou good and faithful servant. These were the spoken words as my precious â€œToeâ€ entered into his eternal resting place on Tuesday morning, Aug. 5, 2014. Waiting hand in hand with his Lord and savior Jesus Christ to welcome him home were his parents, Alto, Sr. and Maude Borland; his siblings, Sara and Boyce Borland; his beloved children, Lynn and Rhett Borland. Left behind to cherish all their memories are his beloved wife and best friend of 30 years, Vanessa Borland; brother and sister-in-law, Alvin and Noel Phelps; numerous nieces, nephews and cousins, all of whom he loved dearly. Toe was born at home on Sept. 6, 1927, in Pinckard, Ala., where he remained until graduating high school and joining the U.S. Navy for three years. He then returned home to attend college in Birmingham where he received his degree in Pharmacy in 1953. After moving around several years with his family, he settled in Panama City for the last 22 years of his career at Bay Medical Center where he became their first pharmacist in 1967. Toe retired in 1989, moving full time to his beloved Howards Creek. He was an avid fisherman and loved being on the river as often as possible. At the end of the day there was nothing better than one of his fish fries and stories from days gone by. He was the quintessential southern story teller with the gift of a lively imagination and the unique ability to weave a story around an event, lace it with his infectious humor and deliver in convincingly. Most of all he was a â€œgood manâ€ who loved his Lord and studied his Bible every day. Until I get there my â€œbest friend,â€ you have been my true love and greatest joy. Iâ€™ll meet you at the gate!! I will always love you!! Funeral services for â€œToeâ€ will be held on Thursday, Aug. 7, 2014, at 2 p.m. CDT at Southerland Family Funeral Home Chapel. Interment will follow in Evergreen Memorial Gardens. Active pall bearers will be Jimmy Alford, Dusty Alford, Ron White, Steve Garrett, Ralph Garrett and Thomas Starling. The family will receive friends at the funeral home this evening from 6-8. Expressions of sympathy may be viewed or submitted at www. southerlandfamily.com. Funeral Homes 100 E. 19th St. Alto Alexander Borland Jr. Mrs. Lavonne A. Thro, 80, of Panama City, was called home to be with her Lord on Wednesday, July 30, 2014, in Columbus, Ohio. Born in Chatfield, Minn., she moved to Panama City in 1975. She was a homemaker and a career military wife supporting her husband as he served in the U.S.A.F. Mrs. Thro attended St. Dominicâ€™s Catholic Church, was a member of the AMVETS, American Legion, VFW and the Air Force Sergeantâ€™s Association. She was preceded in death by her husband, MSgt. (retired) Thomas Thro; three brothers, Norbert Moe, Marvel Hanson and Clinton Bengtson. Mrs. Thro is survived by one daughter, Teresa Pennington and husband Keith; three sons, Thomas J. Thro, Timothy A. Thro and Tyler J. Thro and wife Sharon; three brothers, David Hanson, Phillip Hanson and Ted Moe; six grandchildren and seven greatgrandchildren. A celebration of Mrs. Throâ€™s life will be conducted on Saturday, Aug. 9, 2014, at 4 p.m. in the Southerland Family Funeral Home Chapel with Deacon Steve Snigg presiding. The family will receive friends from 3 p.m. to 4 p.m. prior to the service. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in memory of Mrs. Thro to the American Lung Association by going to www.lung.org. Expressions of sympathy may be viewed or submitted at www. southerlandfamily.com. Southerland Family Funeral Homes 100 E. 19th St. Panama City, Fla. 32405 850-785-8532 Lavonne A. Thro LAVONNE THRO Druscilla Wood Epps of Panama City and New York City died peacefully on Aug. 2, 2014, surrounded by her loving family. She was 89 years old. Druscilla was born in Lincolnton, N.C. She graduated from Marion College in Marion, Ind., in 1946, receiving degrees in history, English and education. Druscilla met the love of her life, Jesse Miller Epps Jr., on the beach in Panama City. They were married in July 1954. She and her late husband were founding and life-long members of Holy Nativity Episcopal Church. She spent her career as an educator, teaching American Literature and history at Bay High School. She was beloved by her students and named Teacher of the Year. Druscilla was preceded in death by her husband, Jesse Miller Epps Jr.; her parents, Robert Grady Wood and Corrie Beam Wood; and her siblings, Robert Wood, Helen Wood Turner, David Wood and Ernest Wood. She is survived by her children, Kimberly Epps Greenberg (Jeffrey) of New York City and Jesse Miller Epps III (Ann) of Lookout Mountain, Tenn., her brother, Thomas Wood, and her grandchildren, Caroline Greenberg Falker (Nicholas), Elizabeth Rachel Greenberg, Matthew George Greenberg, Annabel Lee Greenberg, Jesse Miller Epps IV, James Carter Epps, Henry Bryan Epps, and Robert Wood Epps. The family will receive friends at 2 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 10, at Holy Nativity Episcopal Church. The funeral service will follow at 3 p.m. Interment will be held after the service at Evergreen Memorial Gardens. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Holy Nativity Episcopal Church Youth Fund. Wilson Funeral Home Family Owned Since 1911 214 Airport Road Panama City, Fla. 850-785-5272 Druscilla Wood Epps DRUSCILLA EPPS Jane Marie Ransdell Jane Marie Ransdell, 90, of Panama City Beach, passed away at her home on Monday, Aug. 4, 2014. She was born in Hopkinsville, Ky., and was married to Walter Ransdell for 69 years. She was a member of Gulfview Methodist Church in Panama City Beach. She was employed by the state of Kentucky and was an honorable Kentucky Colonel. She was an avid genealogist, and a talented seamstress. She is survived by her husband, Walter; her children, Stephen of Louisville, Ky., Cindy of Panama City Beach, Melanie, of Cadiz, Ky, Joel (Darlene) of Mt. Eden, Ky.; a granddaughter, Izzy, of Mt. Eden, Ky. and her beloved dogs. Services are pending and will be announced at a later date. Capt. Harold Hocks, 80, of Panama City Beach, died Monday, Aug. 4, 2014, at his residence. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 9, 2014, at Kent-Forest Lawn Funeral Home. The family will receive friends and family from 6-8 p.m. Friday, Aug. 8, 2014, at the funeral home. Harold Hocks Mr. Lee Everett lferd, retired United States Air Force chief master sergeant, passed away Aug. 3, 2014, in Panama City, Lee was born on Oct. 27, 1944 in Sheffield, England, but grew up in Middletown, Maryland. He served 30 years in the U.S. Air Force, retiring in 1992. He later worked as the maintenance superintendent for the City of Mary Esther, Fla. He is survived by two sons, Dennis Iferd of Shalimar and Kevin Iferd and his wife, Kim, and two granddaughters, Madison and Jordan, of Panama City. He is also survived by two brothers, Frank Iferd (Treva) of Emmitsburg, Md. and Donald Iferd (Nadine) of Southport and a stepbrother, Jerry Ridenour, of Emmitsburg, Md. In addition, he leaves behind nephews, Dennis Iferd (wife Julie and their children Luke and Elizabeth), Frank Iferd, and Brian White. Lee was an avid bowler and a lifelong fisherman, spending much of his free time on the water. He was an incredible man, a loving father, grandfather, brother, and uncle, and a loyal friend to many. A memorial service will be held at Emerald Coast Funeral Home in Ft. Walton Beach on Saturday, Aug. 9 at 10 a.m. A separate family burial service will be held at a later time in Maryland. The family is asking in lieu of flowers, donations be made to the American Cancer Society. Melba Pate Andrews Melba Pate Andrews, 81, of Youngstown, died on Tuesday, Aug. 5, 2014. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m., Friday, Aug. 8, 2014, at Life and Praise Assembly of God, 615 N. Tyndall Parkway, Panama City. Interment will follow at Evergreen Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. today at the church. To extend condolences, visitwww. heritagefhllc.com. Lee Everett lferd Julian Blair 1955 â€“ 2014 Mr. Julian Blair, 59, of Panama City Beach, died Monday, Aug. 4, 2014. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at this time. Heritage Shores Funeral Home is assisting the family with the arrangements. Those wishing to extend a word of condolence may do so at www.heritagefhbeach. com Mildred Carnley Mildred Carnley, 83, of Panama City, died Tuesday, Aug. 5, 2014. Graveside services will be held 11 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 9, 2014 at Forest Lawn Memorial Cemetery. Family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at Kent-Forest Lawn Funeral Home. Evelyn Agnes Hludzenski Evelyn Agnes Hludzenski, 91, of Panama City, passed away on Mon day, Aug. 4, 2014. She was born July 22, 1923, in Nicholas County, W.Va. She was preceded in death by her husband, Chester Hludzenski and daughter, Charlotte Bonnette. She is survived by her four children, Peter Hludzenski, Cindi Yar rington, Ed Hludzenski, Ronda Deutekom and numerous grandchildren. A celebration of life ser vice will be held at 6 p.m today at the Palo Alto Church of Christ. A graveside service will be held at 1:30 p.m. EDT on Saturday, Aug. 9, at the Highland Memory Gardens, Orlando, Fla. Wilson Funeral Home Family Owned Since 1911 214 Airport Road Panama City, Fla. 850-785-5272 Donald J. Kosin Funeral services for Mr. Donald J. Kosin, 81, of Port St. Joe, who died Tuesday, Aug. 5, 2014, will be held on Friday, Aug. 8, 2014 at 11 a.m. EDT at First United Methodist Church of Port St. Joe. Visitation will be held at the church one hour prior to the funeral service. Southerland Family Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Gideons International at www. gideons.org. Eugene Schomer, 78, of the Sandhills Community, died on Monday, Aug. 4, 2014. Funeral services will be held at 4 p.m. today at Heritage Funeral Home Chapel. The family will receive friends beginning at 3 p.m. prior to the service. To extend condolences, visit www.heritagefhllc.com. Eugene Schomer Walton School Board picks Noyes as new CFO By KATIE TAMMEN 315-4440 | @KatieTnwfdn firstname.lastname@example.org DeFUNIAK SPRINGS â€” A new chief financial officer will take over next month for the Walton County School District. Four of the five voting board members approved hiring Debra Noyes. There was no discussion. Board member Mark Davis abstained because he said Noyes is his first cousin. Her hiring comes a little more than a month after the districtâ€™s budget was thrust into the spot light and concerns were raised about the CFO not having to be a certified public account. Noyes, a Walton High School graduate, is a CPA who has had experience as a hospital CFO. She will begin her duties Sept. 8. Her salary will be set after her former employers send in infor mation confirming her years of experience, said Sonya Alford, who oversees human resources for the district. Superintendent Carlene Anderson said Noyes was one of six applicants for the position. Only Noyes and one other appli cant were CPAs. Anderson also told the board members she would ask them to extend the contract of interim CFO Jim Messer so he could help with the transition. The board also was slated to approve the new job description for the chief financial officer, but ultimately tabled it after questions were raised about how much the proposed one would limit appli cants. Theyâ€™ve discussed changes to the job description since a local organization raised issue with the previous CFOâ€™s education and certification. ALTO BORLAND
LOCA L & STATE Page B4 | The News Herald | Thursday, August 7, 2014 SALES SUPPORT COORDINA TOR The News Herald is seeking a Sales Support Coordinator . Ideal candidate will need: St ro ng co mmunica tion sk ills , and ve ry high at te nt ion to detail . Ex ce llen t cust omer ser vic e, or ganiza tional sk ills and co mput er sk ills re quir ed . Mu st be pr oc ess dr iv en and be able to func tion e ec tiv ely and independen tly , with asser tiv e, inno vat iv e and persuasiv e personalit y to achiev e sales objec tiv es on a re gular basis . Th is position will wo rk co llabor at iv ely with the assig ned te am to ensur e ex ce ptional cust omer ser vic e to co mpan yâ€™ s cur re nt and pr ospec tiv e adv er tisers by helping set appoin tmen ts fo r sales te am and tak ing calls fr om clien ts . To apply , send resume to LGrimes@pcnh.com Ca ndida te s should ha ve prior ex perienc e in a sales en vir onmen t along with high school diploma or equiv alen t. Th e Ne ws He ra ld o ers a co mpetitiv e bene t pack age including health, den tal , lif e insur anc e, and 401(k) plan. Ca ndida te hir ed pending pr eemplo ymen t dr ug scr een and criminal back gr ound check . AN EXCITING SALES OPPORTUNITY IN THE NEWS HERALD, WORKING ON: DIB has beer revenue shortfall from Friday Fest By BEN KLEINE 522-5114 | @BenKleinepcnh email@example.com PANAMA CITY â€” A discrep ancy in proceeds from beer sales at Friday Fest last week demon strates a need for better cash man agement, Downtown Improvement Board Chairman Jim Hayden said Wednesday. â€œWe should have physi cally more money than we do,â€ Hayden said at the regular DIB meeting. â€œWe have to have better cash management.â€ DIB director Dutch Sanger said the DIB made $7,263 on beer last Friday but he said they should have made about $7,500. The group spent $3,380 on 33 kegs of beer: 19 kegs of Budweiser and Bud Light at $89, six kegs of Miche lob Ultra at $99, five kegs of Bass at $129 and three kegs of Goose Island Honkers Ale at $150. With the DIBâ€™s prices â€” $3.50 for Bud and Bud Light, $4 for Michelob Ultra, $4.50 for Bass and $5.50 per 24 ounce glass â€” had the DIB sold every ounce of every keg, at 1,985 ounces per keg, the group should have made about $10,709. However, Hayden said the group only sold 25.5 kegs out of those 33. Sanger said waste was the problem either from the vendors at each of the booths, manned by vol unteer groups working for tips, and from too many kegs being tapped. The DIB stops tapping kegs at 9 p.m. Sanger said. The solution accepted by the board is having subcontracted security personnel periodically collect money per empty keg dur ing the event. Sanger said this was the previous policy but it had been stopped with money staying with one person for too long. Sanger said he does not handle any of the beer-sales money. The DIB also discussed mov ing beer vendors from the corner of Fourth Street and Harrison Avenue to Beach Drive and Harri son and the vendor on Fifth Street and Harrison Avenue next to the former Marie Hotel building at 490 Harrison Ave. Commissioner John Kady had asked the DIB to move vendors away from down town bars and restaurants as a condition of him voting to approve beer on the street permits for mer chants. The DIB did not reach a consensus on that request, with three downtown restaurant own ers saying they are not affected by beer sales. Hayden said he was going to make the request for street per mits at the commission meeting on Tuesday with vendors staying where they are. From staff reports PANAMA CITY Cause of death released The Bay County Medical Examiner has released the cause of death of 24-year-old Tavish Greene, who was found in the trunk of his own car after a series of shooting homicides. The Bay County Medical Examinerâ€™s Office said Wednesday the death was caused by multiple gunshot wounds. Greene was found in the trunk of his Chevy Malibu on July 24 behind an abandoned home at 526 E. Eighth Court. Three people have been arrested for conspiring to rob Greene days before his body was discovered. Darryl Mack, 21, and Tyricka Woullard, 20, were extradited Monday from Covington, Ga., on conspiracy to commit armed robbery charges. Dontavis Terrell Thomas, 22, also had been charged with conspiring to rob Greene. None have been charged with Greeneâ€™s death. PANAMA CITY Man charged with sexual assault Police have arrested a man who allegedly got a minor drunk before sexually assaulting him, the Panama City Police Department announced Wednesday. Alfred A. Wagner was arrested after the victimâ€™s aunt informed detectives that Wagner, on July 30, had sexually assaulted her nephew on two separate occasions. The Florida Department of Children and Families was notified and conducted an interview of the juvenile, police reported. On the two occasions, the juvenile stated, Wagner gave the child alcohol to the point of intoxication and then he sexually assaulted the victim. Both occurrences happened in Wagnerâ€™s home. At the conclusion of the investigation, a warrant was obtained for Wagner and investigators arrested him. Wagner was charged with contributing to the delinquency of a minor and two counts of lewd or lascivious battery, victim 12 to 15 years old. He taken to Bay County Jail. SPRINGFIELD Chief named to human trafficking panel Springfield Police Chief Philip Thorne was one of two people named Wednesday to the Statewide Council on Human Trafficking. Gov. Rick Scott announced the appointments of Thorne and Lee Lowry of Tampa. Thorne, 59, fills a vacant seat and is appointed for a term ending June 30, 2018. Lowry, 43, of Tampa, is the past president of The Junior League of Tampa. She also fills a vacant seat. SOUTHPORT Precautionary boil water notice ends The precautionary boil water notice issued on Monday for residents of Southport, Rivercamps, Lake Merial and Deane Bozeman School has been rescinded following the satisfactory completion of the bacteriological survey showing that the water is safe to drink. For more information, contact Bay County Utility Services at (850) 248-5010. CHIPLEY Donations accepted for drowning victim Several community members are contributing to the family of a former Chipley High School graduate after the 20-year-old was found drowned in a submerged vehicle earlier this week. Leon County Sheriffâ€™s Office divers found a 2001 Isuzu Rodeo submerged in the Ochlockonee River near Tallahassee Sunday morning with the body of 20-year-old Jordan Rae Nedeau inside. Authorities were allegedly later told one of Nedeauâ€™s Tallahassee Community College classmates was intoxicated when he drove the SUV into the river with Nedeau as a passenger, according to LCSO. Since, a donation chest on the gofundme.com website has accrued more than $7,000 to offset costs incurred by the family from the tragic event. Nedeau was a graduate of CHS, class of 2012. The family will receive friends Friday from 2 to 4 p.m. at Thomasville Road Baptist Church in Tallahassee. A memorial service will follow. BASCOM Man reported missing Jackson County authorities are asking the public for help in finding a missing person. Will â€œLarryâ€ Daniels, 59, left his home about 10 p.m. Sunday, and Jackson County Sheriffâ€™s officials said in a news release Danielsâ€™ destination was unknown. He was driving a a white 2014 Toyota Tundra truck with a cross on the back bumper or back window, with a Florida disabled veteran license plate. He is described as a black male, last seen wearing blue jean shorts and a blue and green striped pullover shirt, according to the release. Authorities said Daniels requires medication and he does not have it with him. Anyone with information regarding Daniels is asked to call JCSO at 850-482-9648. Local BRI E FS AP Officer Charles Hunt of the Ocala Police Department looks on as the temperature inside a patrol car climbs above 110 degrees Fahrenheit as shown on a life-meter stick-on thermometer at the Ocala Police Department in Ocala. OCALA (AP) â€” Itâ€™s like putting a baby in an oven. Even though Florida law permits leaving a child in a parked car for up to 15 minutes, an Ocala trauma surgeon said that is â€œtoo longâ€ and could lead to a painful and needless death. â€œAbsolutely, 15 minutes is way too long in my opinion. In 10 minutes the inside of a parked car can reach 20 degrees over the outside tem perature, making it near 120 degrees on many of our recent days,â€ said Dr. Darwin Ang, a trauma surgeon and the medical director of trauma services at the Ocala Regional Medi cal Center, which is part of Ocala Health. â€œThe body temperature of a child from newborn to age 4 years increases three times faster than an adult due to their skin to weight ratio,â€ Ang said. Florida State Statute 316.6135 states â€œ(no person) responsible for a child younger than 6 years of age shall leave such child unattended or unsupervised in a motor vehicle for a period in excess of 15 minutes; however, no such person shall leave a child unattended for any period of time if the motor vehicle is running or the health of the child is in danger.â€ Ang described the effects of hyper thermia, or exposure to excessive heat. â€œThere are phases, first including nausea, confusion, dehydration and painful muscle cramps due to loss of salts. At a body temperature of 104 degrees, heat exhaustion and heat stroke is encountered, perspi ration stops, and the body loses its ability to regulate its temperature,â€ Ang said. â€œAt a body temperature of 107 degrees, cell death begins, then a cardiovascular collapse similar to a heart attack. I have children aged 2, 4 and 6. I canâ€™t imagine it,â€ Ang said. Ang said a child exposed to exces sive heat should be â€œimmediately moved to a cool area, have their skin moistened, for example with moist rags under the armpits, and be given waterâ€ as emergency service organi zations are contacted. Recent cases of children left â€” in some cases dying â€” in hot parked cars has focused attention on the issue ahead of National Heatstroke Prevention Day, which is Thursday, as well as the â€œWhereâ€™s Baby?â€ aware ness campaign recently announced by the U.S. Department of Trans portationâ€™s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. Parents reminded not to leave children in cars
LOCA L & STATE Thursday, August 7, 2014 | The News Herald | Page B5 No body deliv ers lik ew ed o. AH alif ax Media Group Compan y To ny Simmons: Digital Product Manager .A uthor .W riting instructor . To nyâ€™ sd ay starts with am ug of coffee and the mor ning paper ,t hen to wo rk on the featur e stories youâ€™ll be re ading eac hw eek in PanamaCity .com. His mor nings ar eb usy teac hing cr eative writing courses for senior adults. But his nights wind up in hot pursuit of ction no vels and short stories that he often shar es at local open mic events and book festiv als. Because of our emplo ye es, we deliver mor et han the news to Bay County .I tâ€™ sj ust another wa yw eâ€™ re committed to our community . To ny Simmons: Digital Product Manager . Author . Writing instructor . MIAMI (AP) â€” Patient advocates say some insurance companies are making HIV and AIDS drugs unaf fordable in plans issued through the Affordable Care Act by shifting much of the cost to customers. While the issue applies broadly to all patients with chronic illnesses that require expensive medication, HIV and AIDS advocates say they were the first to file a formal complaint with the government about pricing. Under President Obamaâ€™s health law, insurance companies are forbid den from turning away consumers with pre-existing conditions. But advocacy groups allege insur ance companies are discouraging HIV and AIDS patients, who are expen sive to cover, by requiring them to pay a percentage of costly medications instead of a flat co-pay, essentially pric ing the medications out of reach. Several insurance companies are also impeding access to services by requiring re-authorization for drugs consumers have been taking for years or making the claims process difficult, says Carl Schmid, deputy executive director of The AIDS Institute. The group filed a complaint with U.S. Health and Human Services offi cials this summer against four Florida insurance companies, and advocates in other states are considering similar action. The complaint filed with federal health officials alleges Humana, Cov entryOne, Cigna and Preferred Medi cal are violating the federal health law by discouraging consumers with HIV and AIDS from choosing those plans because they wouldnâ€™t be able to afford the high co-insurance rates. Georgia advocates are planning to file a similar complaint with federal officials, said Dr. Melanie Thompson, who has several patients unable to afford the medicines under their new insurance plans. Advocacy groups say they are finding similar problems with some exchange plans in Ohio, Califor nia and Illinois. HHS said itâ€™s reviewing the com plaint in Florida but declined further comment. Advocates say intervention by the federal government would also benefit patients who take expensive medications for chronic conditions such as blood cancer and rheumatoid arthritis. The problem arises from how drugs are priced by insurance companies. For the bulk of drugs, consumers pay just a fixed amount, usually about $30 to $45 a prescription. However, insurance companies have taken some of the most expen sive drugs and put them in a special category, where they require patients to pay as much as 50 percent of the total cost. While insurance companies face high costs in treating many cancer and hepatitis patients, the costs are more acute when a patient has a chronic, incurable health issue â€” for example HIV or multiple sclerosis â€” since they will have to take the expensive medi cations for the rest of their lives. â€œBy putting the drugs that are rec ommended up on the highest tiers in an unaffordable place they are in essence discriminating against people with HIV because these are the life saving drugs they require to survive,â€ Thompson said. \Advocates are quick to point out that many of the seriously ill patients now enrolled in ACA plans had trouble finding insurance before the law was passed, but say something needs to be done about the drug costs. An HIV patient in north Georgia who asked not to be named bought a silver Kaiser Permanente plan for himself and his partner, paying a roughly $110 monthly premium, with the government paying a $900 subsidy. Doctor visits and blood pressure medi cines fell under cheap co-pays, but he was shocked to find the plan required him to pay half the cost of his HIV medicine â€” about $1,800 a month for his share, he said. The patient, who had been unin sured for nearly two decades before enrolling through the ACA, asked not to be identified because he works in health care and is worried about the stigma of HIV. For now heâ€™s getting his medication for free from an advocacy group, but the 49-year-old patient says he doesnâ€™t know what heâ€™ll do when that ends. Kaiser Permanente Georgia said in a statement that it provides financial grants to organizations like one help ing the patient and understands â€œthe burden that high-priced pharmaceuti cals can place on patients.â€ The Affordable Care Act bans insurers from charging an individual more than $6,350 in out-of pocket costs a year and no more than $12,700 for a family policy. But patient advocates warn those with serious illnesses could pay their entire out-of-pocket cap before their insurance kicks in any money. Money paid toward premiums doesnâ€™t count toward the caps. In Ohio, Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield, Coventry, Humana and Medi cal Mutual put every HIV drug, includ ing generics, on the highest tiers or categorized them as specialty drugs that require consumers to pay 20 to 50 percent co-insurance after satisfy ing deductibles, according to the Aids Drug Assistance Programs in Ohio. The group says a patient on a com mon drug regimen of Truvada and Isentress could still pay $1,200 a month on Humanaâ€™s plan after meeting a $6,000 deductible. The AIDS Foundation of Chicago said HIV medications are likely unaf fordable in plans offered by Aetna, Cov entry, Health Alliance, and Humana. In most cases, medications were placed on the highest tier, requiring co-insurance as high as 50 percent, which could cost a patient more than $1,100 a month for Atripla, a common, three-drug regimen. The organization complained about the situation in a letter to state insur ance officials. The state responded last month with a bulletin notifying insurers that plans can be considered discrimina tory if they impose unreasonable pre scription restrictions or redundantly require pre-authorization for refills without justification. White House: Premiums will fall for many in Florida FORT LAUDERDALE (AP) â€” The majority of Floridians who purchased health plans through the Affordable Care Act will actually see their out-ofpocket costs decrease, especially in big cities such as Miami and Orlando, according to senior White House officials. Thatâ€™s the opposite of what state offi cials, under Republican Gov. Rick Scott, said earlier this week. Analyzing rates for the 2015 health plans sold through President Barack Obamaâ€™s law can be tricky and politicians on both sides are eager to use the figures as evidence of the lawâ€™s success or failure. Both the state and federal officials said Wednesday that the otherâ€™s figures were misleading. An estimated 75 per cent of Floridians live in areas where the secondlowest cost silver premium will actually decline, Tasha Bradley, a spokeswoman for the federal Depart ment of Health and Human Services told The Associ ated Press. Their analysis shows the cost of that silver plan will decrease by 6 per cent in Miami, 12 percent in Orlando and 17 percent in West Palm Beach. Federal health officials only based their analysis on the cost of second-low est priced silver plan. Thatâ€™s because 73 per cent of the nearly 1 million plans purchased in Florida this past year were silver plans. Itâ€™s also the most com mon plan nationwide because the subsidy tax credit is based on the cost of second-lowest priced silver plan.The state said Monday that consumers could expect an average premium increase of 13 percent in 2015. State officials calcu lated the average of premi ums for all plans, bronze, silver, gold and platinum to arrive at the figure, giv ing more weight to insur ance companies with more enrollees and higher popu lation areas. â€œAny assertion that overall rates are going down in Florida is false,â€ according to a statement from Floridaâ€™s Office of AP Dr. Melanie Thompson examines HIV patient Brian Albright in her office in Atlanta. Albright, who was diagnosed with HIV in 1987, estimates his prescription drugs cost $30,000 a year. AIDS patients fear bias in ACA exchange
DIVERSIONS A ces On BRIDGE: B obby W olff SU DO KU History TODAY Y our HOROS C OPE: Holiday Mathis Page B6 | The News Herald | Thursday, August 7, 2014 DIVERSIONS A ces On BRIDGE: B obby W olff Friendship issues big challenge for readers DEAR READERS: Your questions and dilemmas never take a holiday, but occasionally I must. This weekâ€™s â€œbest ofâ€ columns come from deep within the Ask Amy vault. Like a soft-serve twisty cone, they are sometimes even more enjoyable as a second helping. DEAR AMY: I have a problem. My best friend cuts herself. I tried to tell myself it was not that bad, until I saw the horrible gashes on her arms. Now theyâ€™re half-healed, but they are most definitely not caused by her cat, which is what she says they are caused by. It is obvious to me that she is in a state of depression, but I want her to stop hurting herself. Please help. AF RA I D FO R FR I E N D DEAR A F RA I D: Youâ€™re a good friend. Friends like you notice when things arenâ€™t right and donâ€™t always accept a palâ€™s explanations when you know she needs help. Your instincts sound right on. â€œCuttingâ€ is a dangerous form of self-injury and is often an outward symptom of depression and/or anxiety. People who cut say that injuring themselves sometimes feels like a relief, like a release valve. Sometimes they say it makes them feel more â€œalive.â€ Unfortunately, cutting usually gets worse. The person injuring herself usually doesnâ€™t get better without help. Sometimes, medication relieves some of the pressure to cut; a good counselor will provide care and understanding. Please let your friend know that youâ€™re aware of what sheâ€™s doing and say you want to help her. You should speak with an adult you trust who could assist your friend in getting help. (May 2004) DEAR AMY: I have a longtime friend who is driving me nuts. When she enters a room, within five minutes she is talking about her two sons: how wonderful they are, what they did in the last year, about their in-laws. We are so bored to tears by her long dissertations; she never knows when to quit. She has become so obnoxious. What can we do? FR I E N DS IN VI R GINI A DEAR V I R GINI A: You might make some headway by speaking with her, alone, not with your other pals. Please keep in mind that boring people rarely change; thatâ€™s the nature of being a bore. Your being tolerant and then skillfully changing the subject when you canâ€™t bear it anymore might be the best you can hope for. (July 2004) DEAR AMY: Can a lady have a male best friend without complications if both couples are married and spouses are jealous types? I have had a male best pal for many years, but there is always that underlying conflict, no matter what our spouses say openly. If he were a she, nothing would be said. SUZ Y DEAR S UZ Y: The answer to your question is no. You canâ€™t have a male best friend without complications if your husband is the jealous type. But sometimes husbands feel jealous for a good reason. (September 2004) DEAR AMY: Why is it that after a guy breaks up with you, and you agree to be friends, you start hanging out less and less? Iâ€™ve become very confused because my ex thinks I still love him, and I donâ€™t. G I R L IN I LLINOI S DEAR GI R L : Welcome to the world, honey. You canâ€™t make people like you, you canâ€™t make people stay with you, and after they break up with you, things donâ€™t go back to the way it â€œused to be.â€ Isnâ€™t that some system? Send questions via e-mail to askamy@ tribune.com or by mail to Ask Amy, Chicago Tribune, TT500, 435 N. Michigan Ave., Chicago, IL 60611. Ask AMY Amy Dickinson Advice Columnist SU DO KU Solution to 8/5/14 Rating: GOLD 8/6/14 8/7/14 Solution to 8/6/14 Rating: BRONZE JANRIC CLASSIC SUDOKU Fill in the blank cells using numbers 1 to 9. Each number can appear only once in each row, level ranges from Bronze (easiest) to Silver to Gold (hardest). 2014 Janric Enterprises Dist. by creators.com JANRIC CLASSIC SUDOKU Fill in the blank cells using numbers 1 to 9. Each number can appear only once in each row, level ranges from Bronze (easiest) to Silver to Gold (hardest). 2014 Janric Enterprises Dist. by creators.com Creators AR I ES (March 21-April 19): Whatâ€™s broken can be fixed, especially between people. Avoid saying, â€œCan I talk to you?â€ It only puts others on the defensive. Start the healing in your heart and your imagination. TA U R U S (April 20-May 20): Those who have prospered are quietly looking for someone with whom to share their good fortune. Youâ€™ll stand out, not because you are needy, but because you do so much with comparatively small resources. G EM INI (May 21-June 21): There is a big must-do item to top your to-do list. You might need a teacher for this one. Put the word out and the right person comes quickly to your aid. CA N CER (June 22-July 22): Your friendships are going strong and your love life is equally satisfying. This is a good moment. Breathe it in. L E O (July 23-Aug. 22): Get serious about your work. Avoid including people who are not technically qualified to assist you. You deserve a well-matched team. V I R GO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): A project you took on because it looked like fun now becomes a chore. Continue on anyhow because now someone needs you â€” that can be great motivation in and of itself. LI BRA (Sept. 23O ct. 23): You realized by the age of 5 that making demands is not the most effective way to get what you want. Today youâ€™ll be lucky when you go with slyly delivered suggestions instead. SC O RP IO ( O ct. 24N ov. 21): Tune into your body, especially where youâ€™re holding onto stress. Your awareness of physical tension is the first step to releasing it. SA GI TTAR IU S ( N ov. 22-Dec. 21): Good things are happening. You may secretly wonder whether or not youâ€™ve earned it. Donâ€™t worry. Bad things have happened undeserved before, too. CAPR I C O R N (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): You may like someone immensely and still feel competitive with that person. Keep it in check and the complexity of feeling will make this an interesting and educational relationship. AQ U AR IU S (Jan. 20F eb. 18): You have an instinct about what needs to happen next in this grand show. Since you see the big picture with clarity, tend to the broad strokes and let someone else do the detail work. P I SCES ( F eb. 19-March 20): These days, attention hogs are everywhere. Try not to give them too much focus and definitely donâ€™t be one yourself. History TODAY Today is Thursday, Aug. 7, the 219th day of 2014. There are 146 days left in the year. Highlight in history On August 7, 1964, Congress passed the Gulf of Tonkin resolution, giving President Lyndon B. Johnson broad powers in dealing with reported North Vietnamese attacks on U.S. forces. On this date 1789 â€” The U.S. War Department was established by Congress. 1882 â€” The famous feud between the Hatfields of West Virginia and the McCoys of Kentucky erupted into fullscale violence. 1942 â€” U.S. and other allied forces landed at Guadalcanal, marking the start of the first major allied offensive in the Pacific during World War II. 1963 â€” First lady Jacqueline Kennedy gave birth to a boy, Patrick Bouvier Kennedy, who died two days later of respiratory distress syndrome. 1974 â€” French stuntman Philippe Petit repeatedly walked a tightrope strung between the twin towers of New Yorkâ€™s World Trade Center. 1989 â€” A plane carrying U.S. Rep. Mickey Leland, D-Texas, and 14 others disappeared over Ethiopia. (The wreckage of the plane was found six days later; there were no survivors.) 1998 â€” Terrorist bombs at U.S. embassies in Kenya and Tanzania killed 224 people, including 12 Americans. Thought for today â€œYou must learn day by day, year by year, to broaden your horizon. The more things you love, the more you are interested in, the more you enjoy, the more you are indignant about â€” the more you have left when anything happens.â€ Ethel Barrymore American actress (1879-1959) Y our HOROS C OPE: Holiday Mathis A Different Deal Every Day $15 $30 50%
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To submit an item for Out & About, email firstname.lastname@example.org or fax to 850-747-5097 Out & About Page B8 | The News Herald | Thursday, August 7, 2014 TODAY 8TH A NNU A L MS. KEN DA LL 24 H O UR RE AD IN: 8 a.m. Thursday to 8 a.m. Friday at ASAP Glenwood location, 726 E 14th Court, Panama City. Community leaders take turns reading to children to promote literacy and learning in honor of Kendall Middlemas. Presented by the After School Assistance Program and the Junior Service League of Panama City. Details: ASAP Director, Terri Gainer, 819-2853 B AY C O UNT Y F A RMERS M A RKET: 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Bay County Fairgrounds, 2230 E. 15th St., Panama City. Open six days a week. Details: Bob Johnson, 769-2645 O NCE UP O N A TH Y ME IN R O SEM A R Y BE A CH: 10 a.m. Tuesday-Friday, through Aug. 15 at South Barrett Square in Rosemary Beach. Join The REP Theatre professional actors as they present an interactive and one-of-a-kind storytelling experience for children of all ages. Details: LoveTheRep.com PIER M A RKET PR OD UCE: 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. at 16810 Panama City Beach Parkway, Panama City Beach. Open air farmers co-op. Details: 303-1091 INTR O T O IMPR O V W O RKSH O PS: 10-10:30 a.m. Thursdays through Aug. 14 at Fonville Press in Alys Beach. Come take an introduction to improv comedy workshop with actors from The Rep; all ages and experience levels welcome. Parents can join in, too. Details: LoveTheRep. com FE A RLESS O IL P A INTING: 1-3 p.m. at CityArts Cooperative, 318 Luverne Ave., Panama City. Classes with instructor Jan Benicoff. Details and registration: 769-0608 W A TERC O L O R & A CR Y LICS: 1-3 p.m. at Palms Conference Center, 9201 Front Beach Road, Panama City Beach. Details: 541-3867, beachartgroup@ att.net A RTISTS IN A CTI O N : 1-6 p.m. at CityArts Cooperative, 318 Luverne Ave. Free. Details: 769-0608, CityArtsCooperative.com ST O RIES B Y THE SE A : 4 p.m., Monday through Friday, until Aug. 15 at Seasideâ€™s Lyceum Archway. Join The REP Theatre professional actors as they present an interactive and one-of-a-kind storytelling experience for children of all ages. Details: LoveTheRep. com SUNSET CELEBR A TI O N M A RKET: 4 p.m. Thursdays through Oct. 9 at the St. Andrews Marina with vendors and live music at area venues. Details: HistoricStAndrews. com/market or 872-7208 PR A ISE O N THE B AY : 5:30-8 p.m. on the Capt. Anderson III sailing from Capt. Andersonâ€™s Marina, 5550 N. Lagoon Drive, Panama City Beach. Sunset dolphin cruise featuring informative narration by the captain and live Christian music. Details and reservations: 234-5940 or CaptAndersonsMarina.com 55+ DA NCE CLUB: 6 p.m. Thursdays at Daffin Park Community Center in Millville. Coffee and punch served. Music starts at 7 p.m. $5 per person. Details: 481-6383 or 2658058 or billgainey@knology. net BEGINNER BELL Y DA NCE W/PCB D : 6 p.m. at CityArts Cooperative, 318 Luverne Ave. Details: 7690608, CityArtsCooperative. com AD ULT B A LLET CL A SS: 6-7 p.m. at The Rehearsal Room, 105 S Palo Alto Ave. Details: 252-0889, therehearsalroompc.com A MERIC A N A UN D ER THE ST A RS: 6-8 p.m. at the amphitheater at Topsail Hill State Park, 7525 W. County 30A, Santa Rosa Beach. Free admission into park and a suggested donation of $5 goes to the Friends of Topsail Hill. Bring a chair, your favorite beverage and enjoy some music in the park. This event is family/ pet friendly and fun for all ages. Details: 267-8330 B A SIC P O TTER Y CL A SS: 6-8 p.m. A sixweek beginner course at the Visual Arts Center. Details: 769-4451, vacnwf.org CR O W D FUN D ING YO UR VENTURE: 6-8 p.m. at Gulf Coast State Collegeâ€™s Advanced Technology Center Room 125, 5230 W. U.S. 98, Panama City. Len Eichler, Small Business Development Center associate director, presents information about crowdfunding and how entrepreneurs can use it to raise money for their projects. Details and registration: find â€œWorkshopsâ€ at NorthFloridaBiz.com FIGURE D R A WING: 6:30 p.m. with Heather Clements at CityArts Cooperative, 318 Luverne Ave. Register by noon the day of: Heather, 703-915-0615 or HeatherArt @hotmail.com BING O NIGHT: 7 p.m. at the American Legion Post 375, 6937 N. State 77, Southport. Details: elysse. samillano@ comcast.net Whatâ€™s HAPPENING WHATâ€™S HAPPENING DEADLINES Saturday and Sunday events: By 5 p.m. Wednesday Monday and Tuesday events: By noon Thursday Wednesday events: By 5 p.m. Monday before Thursday events: By 5 p.m. Tuesday before Friday events: By 5 p.m. Wednesday before Email email@example.com with â€œWhatâ€™s Happeningâ€ in the subject line. TRIVIA FUN EDITORâ€™S NOTE: â€œTrivia Funâ€ with Wilson Casey, Guinness World Record Holder from Woodruff, S.C., is published in more than 500 newspapers across the country and is a daily feature in The News Herald. Which singer used the catchphrase, â€œYou ainâ€™t heard nothinâ€™ yetâ€? Perry Como, Al Jolson, Judy Garland, Janis Joplin Of these countries which has the same name as its capital city? Turkey, Syria, Luxembourg, Qatar Cheyenne is located in what part of Wyoming? Northeastern, Southeastern, Central, Northwestern Whatâ€™s the number of main cables on the Golden Gate Bridge? 2, 4, 6, 8 Which â€œJohnâ€ was the husband of Pocahontas? Smith, Gosnold, West, Rolfe What means pointless work? Emolument, Smarmy, Duodenum, Boondoggle ANSWERS: Al Jolson, Luxembourg, Southeastern, 2, Rolfe, Boondoggle Comments, questions or suggestions? WC@TriviaGuy.com WILS O N C A SEY Trivia Guy Ha ppy BIRTHDAY Writer-producer Stan Freberg is 88. Magician, author and lecturer James Randi is 86. Former MLB pitcher Don Larsen is 85. Actress Verna Bloom is 75. Humorist Garrison Keillor is 72. Singer B.J. Thomas is 72. Singer Lana Cantrell is 71. FBI Director Robert Mueller is 70. Actor John Glover is 70. Actor David Rasche is 70. Rhythm-and-blues singer Harold Hudson is 65. Former diplomat, talk show host and activist Alan Keyes is 64. Country singer Rodney Crowell is 64. Actress Caroline Aaron is 62. Comedian Alexei Sayle is 62. Actor Wayne Knight is 59. Rock singer Bruce Dickinson is 56. Marathon runner Alberto Salazar is 56. Actor David Duchovny is 54. Country musician Michael Mahler (Wild Horses) is 53. Actress Delane Matthews is 53. Actor Harold Perrineau is 51. Jazz musician Marcus Roberts is 51. Country singer Raul Malo is 49. Actress Charlotte Lewis is 47. Actress Sydney Penny is 43. Actor Michael Shannon is 40. Actress Charlize Theron is 39. RHE A LYNN SMI T H 17, Lynn Haven Soderbergh, Owen team for medical drama BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) â€” No rubber gloves. No high-tech instru ments. No medical-malpractice lawyers. Welcome to the Knickerbocker Hos pital, aka the Knick, a bloody citadel of healing in circa-1900 Manhattan where great strides are made (soon, an X-ray machine!) even as its routine procedures seem borrowed from the butcher shop and its mortality rate isnâ€™t much better. This is the setting for â€œThe Knick,â€ premiering Friday at 9 p.m. CDT on Cinemax. The 10-episode season is directed throughout by Oscarand Emmy-win ning Steven Soderbergh, and stars Clive Owen as the hospitalâ€™s worldclass, hard-driving (and, by the way, drug-abusing) chief surgeon. Beautifully filmed in New York City, â€œThe Knickâ€ captures a distant era with remarkable fidelity, as if the film makers had transported themselves back in time and then let the cameras roll. And despite the distance spanned, much about â€œThe Knickâ€ feels com fortably familiar â€” though only up to a point, as the premiere quickly demonstrates. â€œMedical dramas tend to be about people coming in very sick and doc tors working hard to heal them,â€ says Owen. â€œBut with our pilot script, weâ€™re just four pages inâ€ â€” he snaps his fingers â€” â€œand weâ€™ve already lost a pregnant woman and her baby. Welcome to 1900! This is startlingly different from other medical shows in its casual brutality.â€ If â€œThe Knickâ€ evokes a more primi tive â€œSt. Elsewhereâ€ or less frantic â€œER,â€ Owenâ€™s Dr. John Thackery might suggest the titular hero of â€œHouse.â€ Thackery is â€œbrilliant, heâ€™s abrasive, heâ€™s extremely difficult,â€ says Owen during a recent joint interview with Soderbergh, who adds, â€œHeâ€™s very direct. I like that!â€ So is Soderbergh, especially when voicing his dos and donâ€™ts of directing actors (who in â€œThe Knickâ€ also include Andre Holland, Jeremy Bobb, Juliet Rylance, Eve Hewson and Michael Angarano). A major do, he advises: Maintain a light touch. â€œI donâ€™t want to get in the actorâ€™s head,â€ says Soderbergh. â€œIf heâ€™s thinking instead of being, that isnâ€™t good. I like to keep whatever instruction I have pretty technical,â€ which is to say, largely focused on the blocking. On â€œThe Knick,â€ Soderberghâ€™s cam era (heâ€™s the cinematographer, too) is nimble and ever-attentive, sometimes sticking with the scene in a single shot as much as three minutes long, staged as theater-in-the-round with the cam era covering the action, rather than rallying the actors to its needs. â€œIf the cameraâ€™s gonna move,â€ says Soderbergh, â€œitâ€™s moving because the actors are moving, not â€˜cause I want it to move.â€ AP This image released by Cinemax shows Clive Owen, center, and Eric Johnson in a scene from â€œThe Knick,â€ a 10-episode hospital drama premiering Friday on Cinemax. KEZI A D A UGH TR Y 7, Panama City
Sports PANAMA CITY NEWS HERALD Section C Facebook: tinyurl.com/NHSports Twitter: @NH_Sports www.newsherald.com/sports 96th PGA Championship Site: Valhalla Golf Club. Length: 7,458 yards. Par: 35-36_71. Field: 156 players (136 tour pros, 20 club pros). Prize money: $10 million; Winnerâ€™s share: $1.8 million. Defending champion: Jason Dufner. Tracking Tiger: Three days after Tiger Woods withdrew from the final round at Firestone, he arrived at Val halla and pro nounced himself fit to play. Woods said his trainer adjusted a joint that was pinching a different nerve from the one that led to back surgery. He said he was pain-free. The favorite: Rory McIlroy, coming off wins at the British Open and a World Golf Championship, was the overwhelm ing favorite. The chaser: Rickie Fowler is the only player with top-5 finishes in every major this year â€” tie for fifth at the Mas ters and runner-up at the U.S. Open and British Open. TV: Noon-6 p.m., today, TNT The Associated Press The Southeastern Confer ence finally got knocked off the mountaintop. Now, Alabama and other aspir ing national contenders are trying to begin the climb back in a league that suddenly has a fresh feel. Gone are marquee names like Jadeveon Clowney and Johnny Manziel and Heisman Trophy finalists AJ McCarron and Tre Mason. Presumed top contenders like Alabama, South Carolina, Georgia and LSU are breaking in new quarterbacks. Those fac tors â€” and the wild, unpredictable 2013 season â€” are giving other teams around the league hope. After all, who could have pre dicted Missouri and Auburnâ€™s surprising runs to division titles, Floridaâ€™s injury-fueled struggles or the SEC West and Iron Bowl being settled on Auburnâ€™s finalplay, 109-yard return of a missed field goal? â€œAuburn came back and was competing for a national cham pionship,â€ Florida cornerback Vernon Hargreaves III said. â€œYou never know whoâ€™s going to be the best, and thatâ€™s why the SEC is the best conference in college football.â€ But the best team belonged to Florida State, which ended the SECâ€™s seven-year national title streak with a 34-31 win over Auburn at the Rose Bowl. For all the SECâ€™s player turn over, there is stability on the sidelines. The only new coach is Vanderbiltâ€™s Derek Mason. Still, maybe itâ€™s the year for Mississippi to break through or Florida to make a dramatic rebound like Auburn did a year ago after an 0-8 SEC season. Or maybe Alabama, with three national titles in five seasons, returns to the top. It certainly wouldnâ€™t be a big surprise for Steve Spurrier to lead South Carolina to its first SEC championship. The Gamecocks have posted THURSDAY August 7, 2014 BAY FOOTBALL PATTI BLAKE | The News Herald Bayâ€™s Justin Davis and Xavier Longerbeam run a drill Tuesday during the Tornadoes practice. SEC tries to climb back into championship circle SEE SEC PREVIEW | C4 PGA CHAMP LOGO 080514: Logo for the 2014 PGA Champi onship golf tourna ment; 1col.; E T A 5 p.m. This logo is provided to you for use in an editorial news context onl y . Other uses, including as a linking device on a W eb site, or in an advertising or promotional piece, may violate this entity â€™ s trademark or other intellectual property rights, and may violate your agreement with A P . Inside Oklahoma State expects big things from running back / receiver Tyreek Hill C4 W oods ready to tee it up in P GA Championship LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) â€” Barely able to tie his shoes three days ago, Tiger Woods is ready to tee it up in the PGA Championship. Woods caused the biggest sen sation of the week Wednesday afternoon simply by driving his silver SUV into the parking lot at Valhalla. He has never arrived so late for a major championship and had so little time to prepare â€” just nine holes at Valhalla, which he had not seen since win ning the PGA Championship in 2000. But at least heâ€™s playing. That much was in doubt Sun day when he withdrew from the final round of the Bridgestone Invitational because of back pain that made it a chore to switch out of his golf shoes. Woods said he suffered a pinched nerve, but that it was not at all related to back surgery he had March 31 that kept him out of golf for three months. He said his trainer adjusted the area above the sacrum. â€œOnce he put it back in, the spasms went away,â€ he said. â€œAnd from there, I started getting some range of motion.â€ The latest injury occurred when Woods tried to play a shot from just above a deep bunker on the second hole at Firestone, and his momentum caused him to land hard in the sand. He kept playing, and hit some horrific shots before deciding to withdraw after a tee shot on the ninth hole. That was only his third tourna ment since his return from sur gery, leading to concern that he might be done for the year. â€œIt was a different pain than what I had been experiencing,â€ Woods said. â€œSo I knew it wasnâ€™t the site of the surgery. It was dif ferent and obviously it just the sacrum.â€ His arrival put some life into what had been an ordinary week. Dozens of cameras captured Woods putting on his shoes with ease at his car. He got a big cheer just walking onto the practice range and the crowd was six-deep down the first hole, about like it GL ANCE AP Tiger Woods hits out of the bunker on the seventh hole Wednesday during a practice round for the PGA Championship. Broncos host Super rematch with Seahawks DENVER (AP) â€” When the Seattle Seahawks visit the Bron cos for a preseason kickoff tonight, they will see a Denver defense that was reshaped with them in mind â€” along with a team still smarting over all that trash talk during and after the Super Bowl. The Broncos responded to that 43-8 shellacking by adding thump ers DeMarcus Ware, T.J. Ward and Aqib Talib in free agency. Bruised leg permitting, Ware will make a cameo appearance in what promises to be an intense start to the preseason at Sports Authority Field before the starters give way to backups for the bulk of the night. â€œItâ€™s going to be fun,â€ Seahawks coach Pete Carroll said. â€œItâ€™s a great opportunity to play an incredible football team. Theyâ€™re a tremendous team and theyâ€™ve got some great additions to their team I know theyâ€™re really excited about seeing. Weâ€™re anxious to see what they look like too, knowing that weâ€™re going to see them in the season.â€ The teams meet up Sept. 21 at Seattle. â€œSo itâ€™s a really cool matchup,â€ Carroll said. â€œIâ€™m sure thereâ€™s a lot of people who will have a lot of interest in this thing.â€ Count Broncos defensive tackle Terrance Knighton first among them. He wasnâ€™t happy with all the trash talk going on during and Tebow embraces T V analyst job, waits on NFL CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) â€” Tim Tebow still wants â€” and trains for â€” another NFL opportunity. Still, while the 26-year-old free agent quarterback waits for another chance to play profes sional football, he isnâ€™t about to let a potential dream job pass him by. Tebow is embracing his latest passion: working as a football ana lyst for ESPNâ€™s new SEC Network, which debuts Aug. 14. â€œI love doing this,â€ an enthusi astic Tebow told The Associated Press on Wednes day. â€œI want to do this for a long time. I love talking football and I love being around it.â€ The only thing he doesnâ€™t like is â€œhaving to wear thisâ€ suit, Tebow said, laughing and tugging at his gray jacket coat. â€œIâ€™d rather be in shorts.â€ Or pads. Tebow said his agent has fielded some calls from interested NFL teams â€” he declined to name which teams â€” but added no deal is imminent. T IM T E B OW Free agent QB SEE TEBOW | C2 SEE REMATCH | C4 SEE PGA | C2
SPORT S Page C2 | The News Herald | Thursday, August 7, 2014 I know there are those who remember when the Queen Fleet ran out of St. Andrew Marina. Over time, the marina went from a pier to the concrete marina it is today. In the 1960s someone discovered a new virgin area that held giant snapper that had never been fished by head boats. This area was southwest of Cape San Blas, about a six-hour run if the Gulf was calm. Back then, the Queen Fleet fishermen used electric motors attached to 6/0 Penn reels with 80-pound test line. This was virgin fishing grounds and every captain always was watching his sounding machines for new bottom that had never been fished. It was sort of like today when people find a wreck or piece of bottom that has not been fished for several years and holds a gold mine of red snapper. Tyndall Air Force was forever losing drones in this area, and to find a drone was to find a gold mine. Even though it was very small compared to a sunken boat, it would hold a lot of red snapper and gag grouper. Eventually most of the bigger snapper and grouper were caught and the fad of going to the Cape ran out. We were stuck again with the same old snapper spots we had been fishing since the 1940s and 1950s and they werenâ€™t much to write home about. In the 1970s we started hearing about government agencies such as the Gulf Council, the Gulf of Mexico Fishing Management Council. At first we thought very little about these agencies because the Gulf was so large and saltwater fishermen had never been regulated in any way. That soon changed. It was sort of like a group of people holding someone down and dressing them in the clothes they wanted them to wear. First came the socks, then the shirt and tie. The same with the king mackerel laws and then a limit on snapper and then a size limit on snapper and grouper. It was so gradual we didnâ€™t realize we were being treated to a new way of fishing. If all of this had been done overnight there would have been a revolt, but it was a drawn-out process. The next thing we knew we were fully dressed in a new set of clothes not of our choosing. Some fishermen will tell you the method of changing the way we fish was heavy handed, and some will tell you it turned out to be the best thing that could ever have happened to fish populations. Some fishermen claim we now have more snapper than we ever have had. Others argue, â€œHow do you know that? You werenâ€™t here 50 years ago.â€ No matter who wins the fish population debate the fact is the federal government allowed only nine days of fishing in federal waters this year and that was with a federal fish permit if you owned a head boat or charter boat. That isnâ€™t much time to make a living. Some years ago we ran 100 days in the summer and whatever business that could be scraped together in the fall and winter. The next thing the feds are going to say to the forhire boats is that they are killing too many snapper and grouper while trying to catch whatever is left to catch. They are going to have to stop fishing if there is no snapper or grouper season in. Letâ€™s think back to the 1960s with the extra fast Queen Fleet boats and the electric reels. They fished many hours from Panama City and they fished in very deep water. Why couldnâ€™t we go back to that? I was watching a fishing show out of Key West onboard a head boat called Yankee Captain. It was taking fishermen out to 300 and 400 feet of water with electric reels and the new braid line which cuts down on drag in a swift current with 5to 10-pound lead â€” whatever it took to reach the bottom. The real deal here was they werenâ€™t catching red snapper that they would have had to release or gag grouper that they would have had to do the same with. They were catching snowy grouper and tile fish. The same tile fish a person could go down to Buddy Gandyâ€™s Seafood Market and buy off the showcase. I donâ€™t think there is a limit on snowy grouper and Iâ€™m sure there isnâ€™t a limit on tile fish. Heck, most fishermen will fish most of their lives and never see a tile fish because they live in such deep water. Using a fast boat like the ones in the Queen Fleet a fisherman could leave Panama City at 2 a.m. and be fishing in 400 to 500 feet of water by 9 a.m., spend the night and fish the next morning and be back in time to have dinner with the family. There are other fish besides those two that can be caught in deep water such as queen snapper and silky snapper. Iâ€™m positive there is someone who will come up with 27 reasons why this canâ€™t be done, but it only takes one boat captain who can make it work and they are going to be in business for the rest of their lives. The handwriting is on the wall. If you snapper or grouper fish for a living your future is gloomy. Itâ€™s time to try something else. After all, how many horse carriage businesses do you see in this area? Outdoors documentary Some months back I got the chance to watch a very interesting outdoor show about a group of people who traveled from the Everglades all the way up the state to the Okefenokee Swamp on the Georgia state line. They werenâ€™t staying in motels or riding automobiles. They did it on foot. They had to cross highways along the way and ford rivers, and camped out on the ground while facing some of the obstacles early travelers had to face. They named this path they took The Florida Wildlife Corridor, Expedition: Everglades to Okefenokee. A man named Elam Stoltzfus documented the trip on film. You will be able to watch the documentary at the Martin Theatre in downtown Panama City Friday evening at 6 p.m. These explorers in 2012 traveled 1,000 miles in 100 days. The same man is planning a trip from Orlando to Pensacola in the near future and will be at the Martin Theater for a question-and-answer session after the show. This isnâ€™t just for hunters or fishermen. We have plenty of outdoorsmen in the Panhandle who never have picked up a gun or rod and reel, but enjoy the outdoors. For more information, contact 850-784-0809 ext. 1 or register for free tickets online at floridawildlife. eventbrite.com. Outdoor Life Scott Lindsey Outdoor Writer firstname.lastname@example.org The bottom line on red snapper and grouper fishing OUTDOORS REP ORT Mo nda y Th ursda y 7A M 6P M (EST ) | Fr ida y Sa tur da y 7A M 7P M (EST ) Su nda y 7A M 2P M (EST ) www .shopb wo .c om Summerâ€™s Here! Sh op ou r hu ge se le ct io n of be ac h wa re s, cha ir s, an d to ys . Ne w ar ri val s da il y of ka ya ks , Pa dd le bo ar ds , an d shin g ge ar . PGA CHAMPIONSHIP NO TEBOOK LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) â€” Rickie Fowler first began working with Butch Har mon last year at the British Open, not knowing whether it would take two months or two years to see some results. The turnaround was quicker than he imagined. Despite a rugged start to the season, Fowler has really stood out in the majors. He is the only player with top-five finishes in each of them this year. â€œButch has been a big influence this year ... with what weâ€™ve done with the golf swing to make it more efficient and more repetitive and a little less dependent on timing,â€ Fowler said. That wasnâ€™t the only change he made this year. Fowler said one reason for his strong performance in the majors was prepar ing better with caddie Joe Skovron, and developing a plan with Harmon on how to be ready for the four big gest events of the year. For the first time, Fowler has played every tournament the week before a major. He finished sixth in the Shell Houston Open. He tied for 13th in the St. Jude Classic. And he tied for eighth in the Scottish Open. He tied for eighth last week at the Bridgestone Invi tational, an event he typi cally plays before the PGA Championship. Fowler said he makes a checklist at those events to make sure his game is in shape. â€œIf there was any low point, it gave me a chance to work on that in compe tition and work things out and get ready for that fol lowing week,â€ Fowler said. â€œSo thatâ€™s probably been the biggest thing, just the process and the prep work along with Butch.â€ European picks: Bernhard Langer, who turns 57 at the end of the month, already has four wins on the Champions Tour including two majors. He won the Senior British Open in a runaway in Wales, stirring discussion about whether he could be a captainâ€™s pick for the Ryder Cup. European captain Paul McGinley shot down that notion Wednesday. â€œTremendous guy, huge heart as we all know,â€ McGinley said. â€œItâ€™s very hard for me to evaluate Bernhard for two reasons.â€ The first is that McGinley has plenty of players already under consideration a list that could include Lee Westwood and Luke Donald who are outside the standings. Secondly, he doesnâ€™t have any world ranking events on which to accurately judge Langer. He is No. 462 in the world. The only regular event the German played this year was the Masters, where he finished eight shots behind in a tie for eighth. â€œSo itâ€™s very hard for me to evaluate Bernhard where he is vis-a-vis the rest of the players,â€ he said. â€œAs a result, Iâ€™ll almost cer tainly ... Iâ€™ll never say never, but itâ€™s 99.9 percent sure that my picks will come from the guys who are on the periphery of the team and chasing at the moment.â€ Then thereâ€™s the case of Ian Poulter, Europeâ€™s stalwart the last few teams who nearly singlehandedly led the comeback win at Medinah in 2012. Poulter isnâ€™t having his best year, but it might be more shock ing if McGinley left Poulter off the team than if Tom Watson didnâ€™t pick Tiger Woods. As Graeme McDowell said last week, â€œThere are two picks and Poults.â€ McGinley wouldnâ€™t go that far â€” but he was close. â€œWith his pedigree and his background, of course he has got a great chance of being one, but he needs to keep showing form just like all the rest of the guys do,â€ he said. â€œI need to see Ian Poulter play well, not just this week but see him play well in the FedEx series, too. Heâ€™s very close to the team. Heâ€™s one decent performance away from being automatic on the team. Heâ€™s not a huge worry for me because his form has been quite good and heâ€™s amassed a huge amount of points.â€ Good manners: Rickie Fowler learned at an early age from his parents and grandpar ents how to behave on the golf course and how to respect oth ers. For all his flash, one under appreciated aspect of the young American is how well he behaves toward everyone from players to the fans. â€œOne of the main rules with my mom was if I broke a club, she was going to take it and I wouldnâ€™t get it back,â€ he said. â€œSo I made sure I kept all my clubs.â€ Heâ€™s never thrown a club? Well, he tried recently. And heâ€™s apparently not very good at it. Fowler said he was goof ing around at home in Florida recently and tried to throw a club after a poor shot. â€œI just felt like it,â€ he said. â€œIt kind of showed that I havenâ€™t thrown a golf club very much because I threw it with my glove still on my hand, and when you do that, it doesnâ€™t release properly.â€ Was he angry? Not really. It just seemed like a good time to see what it was like to heave one. It went into a palmetto bush and he had to dig it out. Fowler likes playing week before majors R ICKIE F O WLER was for the Ryder Cup at Valhalla six years ago. In the nine holes he played with Steve Stricker, Davis Love III and Harris English, Woods looked the same as he did last week. He drilled his driver down the first fairway. He badly pulled his tee shot on the third hole. It was a mixture of good and bad, about what can be expected from someone who has played only nine rounds in the last five months. â€œNothing great,â€ Woods said. â€œItâ€™s only Wednesday.â€ Woods tees off today alongside Phil Mickelson and Padraig Harrington. He simply said, â€œYes,â€ when asked if he expected to win, which seemed to be a tall order con sidering his return from surgery. Woods missed the cut by four shots at the Quicken Loans National, had his worst 72-hole finish in a major at the British Open and was in the middle of the pack at Firestone when he withdrew. Barring a victory, this likely will be his last tournament for at least six weeks. Woods is not eligible for the FedEx Cup playoffs, and he hasnâ€™t given U.S. captain Tom Watson much reason to pick him for the Ryder Cup. Woods said he would have to â€œplay wellâ€ to give reason for Watson to take him. Watson has said he wanted Woods on the team if he was healthy and playing well. About the time Woods arrived at the course, Watson was successfully dodging questions about his chances of making the team. â€œItâ€™s speculation whatâ€™s going to happen,â€ Watson said. â€œI canâ€™t tell you whatâ€™s going to happen with Tiger.â€ PGA from page C1 Most NFL teams are two weeks into training camp, so Tebow knows heâ€™s missing valuable time. Over the past several months heâ€™s been trying to bal ance learning his new job and staying in peak physical condition in case that call comes. He works out five to six times per week in Los Angeles, Arizona or Florida depending on his busy travel schedule. â€œIâ€™m kind of a vagabond these days,â€ he said. Carolina Panthers coach Ron Rivera said it surprises him Tebow hasnâ€™t landed on an NFL roster since the New England Patriots cut him Aug. 31, 2013. â€œIâ€™m a big fan of his and he knows it. He has always given me fits when Iâ€™ve had to coach against him,â€ Rivera said of Tebow, who is 8-6 as an NFL starter. â€œHeâ€™s a play maker and he plays a different kind of football. All the guy has ever done is win. ... Heâ€™s one of those guys if you were struggling at quarterback, hey, why wouldnâ€™t you give him a shot?â€ But the Panthers â€” and 31 others teams â€” havenâ€™t given Tebow a shot. Tebow said heâ€™s not exactly sure why. But his new bosses at ESPN know if that call from the NFL does come, heâ€™ll likely need to leave without much notice. Justin Connolly, ESPNâ€™s senior vice president in charge of programming for college networks, said thatâ€™s fine with him. Connolly pointed out that Tebow did well as ana lyst during the national championship game and that when the network hired Tebow â€” who has more than 2.5 million Twitter followers â€” it saw unprecedented social activity. TEBO W from page C1
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Page C4 | The News Herald | Thursday, August 7, 2014 three straight 11-2 records and are coming off a No. 4 final ranking. â€œNobody picked Missouri and Auburn to win the divi sions last year,â€ Spurrier said. â€œThatâ€™s why we play the game. We donâ€™t know whoâ€™s going to win â€™em.â€ Here are five things to watch during the upcoming SEC season: Changing QBs: Seven of the top eight passers from last season are gone, including Texas A&Mâ€™s Manziel, Alabamaâ€™s McCarron and Georgiaâ€™s Aaron Murray. Only six teams have returning starters and one of those, Tennes see, carried over the competition into preseason camp. Freshmen are in the mix at Texas A&M, Ken tucky and LSU, and Florida State transfer Jacob Coker is the oddson favorite to win the Crimson Tideâ€™s starting job. Plus, Auburn will start Jeremy Johnson in the opener against Arkansas after Nick Marshallâ€™s offseason citation for marijuana possession. Splashy Hires: Despite the lack of head coaching turnover, Georgia and Alabama made big splashes hiring coordinators. Ala bama landed former Tennessee, Southern California and Oakland Raiders head coach Lane Kiffin to run an offense thatâ€™s loaded at running back and wide receiver. Georgia lured Jeremy Pruitt away from national champion Florida State to improve a defense that was middle of the pack. The Bull dogs also have replaced the other three defensive assistants. Floridaâ€™s Hopes: Coach Will Muschamp acknowledged at SEC media days that â€œthere will be a lot of chatter about hot seat businessâ€ after Floridaâ€™s first los ing season since 1979. Chances are there wonâ€™t be a repeat of the injury-plagued 2013 season, though. And quarterback Jeff Driskel returns from a broken leg with a new offensive coordinator in Kurt Roper, who came over from Duke. The Gators could be the SECâ€™s most likely candidate for a big turnaround a la Auburn. Fresh Faces: All those early departures for the NFL gives more freshmen shots at making early impacts. LSU tailback Leonard Fournette was the nationâ€™s con sensus top prospect, and figures to carve a significant role in the backfield. Top quarterback pros pect Kyle Allen could claim Texas A&Mâ€™s starting job. At Alabama, Cam Robinson is the front-run ner to start at left tackle and Tony Brown is competing for one of the cornerback spots. Early Showdowns: Open ing week could give a pretty fair idea of where teams stand. Texas A&M and South Carolina get the SEC season started on Aug. 28 in what gives the SEC Network a splashy debut. Theyâ€™ve never played each other before. Ala bama opens against West Virginia two days later, when Georgia also faces Clemson, LSU plays Wisconsin and Mississippi goes against Boise State. FOOTBALL Oklahoma State expects big things from speedy Hill STILLWATER, Okla. (AP) â€” Oklahoma State coach Mike Gundy had to go way back to find a Cowboy with speed like Tyreek Hill has shown in practice. After reflecting briefly, he came up with Rafael Denson, who last played for the Cowboys in 1994. Hill was in diapers back then, and many of his teammates hadnâ€™t been born. â€œThe guy that he reminds me of a little bit, but heâ€™s (Hill) much thicker and heavier, would be Rafael Denson,â€ Gundy said Tuesday after Oklahoma Stateâ€™s first practice in full pads. â€œBut heâ€™s faster than Rafael Denson. Heâ€™s the only guy I can think of that can get in the same category of the type of athlete that Tyreek is at this time.â€ If Hill becomes as productive as Denson was, the Cowboys have a star on their hands. Denson was Oklahoma Stateâ€™s leading rusher as a freshman, and he led the Big 8 in yards receiving as a senior. Hill, like Denson, will play run ning back and receiver and return kicks. He will make his Oklahoma State debut Aug. 30 against defend ing national champion Florida State in Arlington, Texas. Hillâ€™s versatility at Garden City Community College was among the qualities that drew Oklahoma Stateâ€™s attention. He caught 32 passes for 532 yards and six touchdowns and had 101 carries for 659 yards and five scores last year. â€œHe did everything from wild cat to running back to receiver, and he does have some good hands,â€ receivers coach Jason Ray said. â€œObviously, you get bet ter as you catch the ball more at practice, and we catch a lot more balls at receiver than he would at running back, but he does pos sess some route running ability. Heâ€™s athletic enough to where he can stick his foot in the ground, change direction and run the routes that we run.â€ After enrolling at Oklahoma State in January and joining the track team, Hill won the 200 meters and placed second in the 60 meters at the Big 12 Indoor Track and Field Championship in the spring. Now, heâ€™s the pre season Big 12 Newcomer of the Year. â€œObviously, there is a lot of excitement about Tyreek with his speed,â€ running backs coach Jemal Singleton said. â€œHe has a speed not many people get the chance to see, so he can definitely run. Weâ€™ll see what he does on Saturdays when it matters, but heâ€™s done a great job so far.â€ Gundy wants to give Hill at least 15 touches a game. Before that can happen, Hill needs to learn the nuances of the college game. The coaching staff said Hill is improving in that regard because of his humility, good atti tude and work ethic. â€œHeâ€™s doing a great job and picking up the offense well,â€ offen sive coordinator Mike Yurcich said. â€œThereâ€™s some little things we need to get ironed out but Tyreekâ€™s doing fine and progress ing well.â€ Oklahoma State running back Desmond Roland is impressed. â€œIt looks like he never gets tired,â€ Roland said. â€œThatâ€™s that Olympic track conditioning heâ€™s in. His legs keep going and going. I canâ€™t wait to see him in game time.â€ Roland rushed for 811 yards and 13 touchdowns and caught nine passes for 83 yards as a junior last season. With a weapon like Hill on the field, and possibly in the backfield with him, Roland sees the poten tial for more. â€œThe defense will never know whoâ€™s going to get the ball,â€ Roland said. â€œWe both can make big plays. When that first game comes, weâ€™re going to see what can happen.â€ Freshman Tyreek Hill will make his Oklahoma State debut Aug. 30 against defending national champion Florida State in Arlington, Texas. Hill will play running back and receiver and return kicks for the Cowboys. NFL BRIEFS F alconsâ€™ Jones cautious in comeback FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. â€” Atlanta Falcons receiver Julio Jones said Wednesday he isnâ€™t sure he will play in Friday nightâ€™s preseason opener against the Miami Dolphins even though he feels good about his recovery from a broken foot. The Falcons have limited Jonesâ€™ work during training camp, holding him out every other day. He participated in Wednesdayâ€™s practice in full pads. â€œJulio has looked fantastic,â€ coach Mike Smith said. â€œWeâ€™ve got him on the prescription of a set number of plays every other day. We said weâ€™d do that for at least the first two weeks of training camp and then we would make the determination about whether we would change it.â€ Jones said he must be cautious in his comeback though fans are eager to see him back on the field in a game. Steelers QB Jones trying to settle in LATROBE, Pa. â€” Landry Jones can do the math. He knows his immediate â€” and barring disaster, long-term â€” future with the Pittsburgh Steelers will consist of him watching from the sideline on Sundays as Ben Roethlisberger goes to work. Jones gets it. He totally does. Roethlisberger has the experience and the talent to go with his pair of Super Bowl rings and at age 32 is still a half-decade away from even pondering retirement. If Jones is going to become a starter in the NFL one day, heâ€™s aware it will almost certainly have to be somewhere else. And while the former Oklahoma star is doing what he can to push those thoughts out of his mind and focus on gaining further command of an offense he may never actually run, the realist in him knows what heâ€™s up against. â€œSure I would love to play, but as far as right now and the situation Iâ€™m in, is it likely? No,â€ Jones said Wednesday. â€œBut am I just going to pigeon-hole myself? Am I just going to be a backup? Am I going to be a thirdstring guy? No. I want to start. I want to play in this league and I have aspirations for myself and where I want my career to go. But as far as right now, itâ€™s tough not playing, itâ€™s tough not getting exactly what you want.â€ Hoyer, not Manziel, starting opener BEREA, Ohio â€” Johnny Manziel will start Clevelandâ€™s exhibition opener on the sideline. Browns coach Mike Pettine chose Brian Hoyer as the starting quarterback for Saturdayâ€™s game in Detroit, giving the veteran the first chance to impress before Manziel takes the field. Pettine said the decision to start Hoyer over Manziel was based on the veteranâ€™s performance so far in training camp. â€œThat was his job,â€ Pettine said. â€œHe was the one coming into it. We did want to mix the groups up coming into it, as we did, but heâ€™s done nothing to have that taken away from him, so heâ€™ll be out there with the starters.â€ Cowboys, Chargers backup Q B s to be busy SAN DIEGO â€” Like backup quarterbacks? Then the Dallas Cowboys-San Diego Chargers exhibition opener tonight is one to watch. With Tony Romo sitting out to rest his surgically repaired back, Brandon Weeden will get the start for the Cowboys. Philip Rivers likely will take a seat after the opening series, allowing Kellen Clemens to make his Chargers debut after Charlie Whitehurst took his clipboard and signed with Tennessee. Weeden got all the first-team reps during offseason workouts and more first-team work in training camp with Romo essentially sitting out every third practice. Cardinalsâ€™ B allard announces retirement GLENDALE, Ariz. â€” Arizona Cardinals tight end Jake Ballard announced his retirement from the NFL on Wednesday. In a statement on Wednesday, Ballard traced his decision to the severe knee injury he sustained playing for the New York Giants in the 2012 Super Bowl. â€œMy body never felt the same,â€ he said. â€œHaving a quality of life after football is very important to me and I have witnessed it taken away from others. I will miss the game tremendously, but I am ready for this next chapter in my life.â€ Ballard was signed by the Giants as an undrafted rookie free agent out of Ohio State in 2010. In the Giantsâ€™ 2011 Super Bowl season, he started 13 regular season games, catching 38 passes for 604 yards and four touchdowns. REMAT CH from page C1 after the Super Bowl, includ ing linebacker Bobby Wag nerâ€™s suggestion that the Broncos were intimidated by Seattleâ€™s defense that night in the Meadowlands. â€œYou hear things like we were scared and things like that. As an athlete and a professional ... you take it personal,â€ Knighton said. â€œAnd theyâ€™ll hear about it and theyâ€™ll feel it when we play them.â€ Most members of the Broncos and Seahawks donâ€™t put much stock in the state ments that could be made Thursday night, but Knigh ton said that 35-point loss still stings. â€œEverybody might not say it, but itâ€™s definitely in the back of peopleâ€™s minds,â€ he said. During offseason weight training, the Broncos took to hollering, â€œ35!â€ whenever the grind was wearing on them. â€œI think the entire team has been motivated,â€ Peyton Manning said after Denverâ€™s annual summer scrimmage last weekend. â€œWeâ€™re trying to get better, trying to be a better team than we were last year but that started back in April when we got back on the offseason program.â€ GM John Elway also tinkered with his offense after the Super Bowl, add ing receivers Emmanuel Sanders and Cody Latimer to replace Eric Decker. He wanted more balance, so he juggled his offensive line and replaced Knowshon Moreno with Montee Ball. However, Ball will miss the preseason after undergoing an appen dectomy on Tuesday. That means Ronnie Hillman will get the start as he tries to bounce back from a horrible season that began with his fumble at the goal line last summer in Seattle, a turnover that was returned for a touchdown by the Seahawks. â€œI have seen great growthâ€ in Hillman, Man ning said. â€œI think heâ€™s been a different guy in the meet ing rooms with a full offsea son this year and attacking it the way he did. Heâ€™s starting to see the benefits of that here on the field. I have seen a drastically improved player.â€ Hillman slid so far down the depth chart last year that he was a healthy scratch for the Super Bowl. Although Elway said he has yet to watch any of his own Super Bowl blowouts, Broncos offensive coordi nator Adam Gase made his guys sit through it over the summer. Over on the defensive side, Knighton didnâ€™t need any nudging. The game was basically playing on a loop at his house. â€œYeah, I watched it a lot. I watched it enough to hate them and you can write that down and do whatever you want,â€ he said. â€œAnd Iâ€™m looking forward to playing them again.â€ AP PREDICTED ORDER OF FINISH EAST â€” 1. South Caro lina; 2. Georgia; 3. Florida; 4. Missouri; 5. Tennessee; 6. Vanderbilt; 7. Kentucky WEST â€” 1. Alabama; 2. Auburn; 3. LSU; 4. Mississippi; 5. Mississippi State; 6. Texas A&M; 7. Arkansas Title game winner: Alabama SEC PREVIEW from page C1 Pac-12 packed with QB talent LOS ANGELES (AP) â€” Oregon quarterback Marcus Mariota is honored to be considered a strong candidate for the Heisman Trophy, and he would love to lead the Ducks to a national championship this fall. As a Pac-12 quarterback, Mariota realizes his imme diate goals must be a bit smaller. â€œWeâ€™re just trying to win the North first,â€ Mariota said, referring to the Ducksâ€™ division in the powerful conference. Indeed, the Pac-12 is packed yet again with elite quarterback talent, up-andcoming coaches and inven tive offensive schemes. The West Coastâ€™s power conference was ranked as the nationâ€™s best top-to-bot tom league last year, and itâ€™s even more stacked this fall. â€œThe Pac-12 is better than itâ€™s ever been,â€ Arizona coach Rich Rodriguez said. â€œAnd itâ€™s not going back wards. Itâ€™s forcing all of us to keep making sure that weâ€™re pressing the envelope to keep our program up.â€ Whether itâ€™s perennial power Oregon, two-time champion Stanford, up-andcoming power UCLA or a surprising contender, the Pac-12 is primed to crown a powerful champion. Mariota and UCLAâ€™s Brett Hundley lead a group of returning veteran quar terbacks that might be the most impressive in this conferenceâ€™s stellar history at the position. The Pac-12 might even have a chance to break the Southâ€™s grip on the national title in the new playoff sys tem, but thatâ€™s all a post script to whatâ€™s certain to be a compelling run to the league title game at Leviâ€™s Stadium in December. Here are things to watch while the Pac-12 prepares for another season: QB Central: The Pac-12 has a whopping 10 returning quar terbacks, and at least seven are among the nationâ€™s best at the position, all short-listed for awards and targeted for NFL shots: Wash ington Stateâ€™s Connor Halliday, Stanfordâ€™s Kevin Hogan, Arizona Stateâ€™s Taylor Kelly, USCâ€™s Cody Kessler and Oregon Stateâ€™s Sean Mannion along with Hundley and Mariota, who both delayed their NFL dreams to lead their schoolsâ€™ pursuit of a national title. Bruising Bruins: During coach Jim Moraâ€™s first two sea sons, UCLA seized Los Angeles supremacy from USC. While the Trojans rebuild, the Bruins are loaded for a run at the league title as the Pac-12 Southâ€™s preseason favorites. Hundleyâ€™s steady vet eran leadership is the biggest reason, but Mora has a wealth of young talent led by Myles Jack, who starred as a linebacker and a tailback as a freshman. Petersen arrives: When Steve Sarkisian returned home to Southern California, Washington pried coach Chris Petersen out of his comfortable job at power house Boise State. The Huskies are eager to see whether Peters enâ€™s system will succeed at the sportâ€™s highest level. Duck spotlight: After nearly three decades in Eugene, Don Pellum has the unenviable task of succeeding retired Nick Aliotti as Oregonâ€™s defensive coordinator. The Ducksâ€™ former linebackers coach isnâ€™t overhaul ing Aliottiâ€™s schemes, but his big gest task might be slowing down Stanford after two straight losses to the powerful Cardinal. MAR C US MARIOTA AP PREDICTED ORDER OF FINISH NORTH â€” 1. Oregon; 2. Stanford; 3. Washington; 4. Oregon State; 5. Wash ington State; 6. California SOUTH â€” 1. UCLA; 2. USC; 3. Arizona State; 4. Arizona; 5. Utah; 6. Colorado Title game winner: Oregon
SPORT S Thursday, August 7, 2014 | The News Herald | Page C5 Tennis: Djokovic, Murray advance TORONTO â€” Top-ranked Novak Djokovic edged Gael Monfils 6-2, 6-7 (4), 7-6 (2) Wednesday at the Rogers Cup. After finishing the lopsided tiebreaker, Djokovic fist-pumped and yelled at the end of the match that lasted 2 hours, 40 minutes. Andy Murray had little trouble winning his opener, defeating 19-year-old Australian Nick Kyrgios 6-2, 6-2 in the first match of the day on center court. â€œHe outclassed me, he did everything better than me,â€ said Kyrgios, who upset Rafael Nadal to reach the Wimbledon quarterfinals. Murray will face Richard Gasquet in the next round. Murray could play Djokovic in the quarterfinals. Watson, Wozniacki, Kerber advance in Montreal MONTREAL â€” British qualifier Heather Watson upset 12th-ranked Dominika Cibulkova 6-2, 6-7 (3), 7-6 (5) in the second round of the Rogers Cup. Watson let a 5-2 lead slip away in the third set before rallying. The 22-year-old will face No. 11 Victoria Azarenka in the third round today. No. 13 Caroline Wozniacki cruised past Klara Koukalova 6-1, 6-2 and will meet American qualifier Shelby Rogers in the third round. Rogers had upset eighth-ranked Canadian Eugenie Bouchard 6-0, 2-6, 6-0 on Tuesday. National Guard to pull out of auto racing CHARLOTTE, N.C. â€” The National Guard said Wednesday it will end its sponsorship of NASCAR driver Dale Earnhardt Jr. and IndyCarâ€™s Graham Rahal, but it is not clear when that goes into effect. Hendrick Motorsports said in a statement it has a contract through 2015. â€œWe have not been approached by the guard about potential changes and plan to honor our current agreement,â€ the team said. Bobby Rahal, co-owner of Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing, said in a statement he learned of the guardâ€™s decision on Wednesday. He called it disappointing news â€œgiven the significant incremental brand exposure we have worked to produce for the National Guard in our first season together, including various off-track marketing and advertising programs focused on supporting the mission set forth.â€ The guard said in a statement posted on its web site it spent $32 million on its NASCAR sponsorship and $12 million on its IndyCar sponsorship this year, and noted that â€œsports sponsorships have played an important role in helping the guard build strong brand awareness.â€ Television Boxing 9 p.m. FS1 â€” Bantamweights, Oscar Cantu (7-0-0) vs. Joseph Rios (13-9-2); junior welterweights, KeAndrae Gibson (10-0-1) vs. Jose Hernandez (14-7-1); junior lightweights, Jerry Belmontes (19-4-0) vs. Abner Cotto (17-2-0), at Corpus Christi, Texas Golf Noon TNT â€” PGA of America, PGA Championship, rst round, at Louisville, Ky. 2 p.m. GOLF â€” USGA, U.S. Womenâ€™s Amateur Championship, second and third round matches, at Glen Cove, N.Y. 4 p.m. GOLF â€” LPGA, Meijer Classic, rst round, at Grand Rapids, Mich. Little League Baseball 1 p.m. ESPN â€” Playoffs, Great Lakes Regional seminal, teams TBD, at Indianapolis 4 p.m. ESPN2 â€” Playoffs, Northwest Regional seminal, teams TBD, at San Bernardino, Calif. 6 p.m. ESPN â€” Playoffs, Great Lakes Regional seminal, teams TBD, at Indianapolis 8 p.m. ESPN â€” Playoffs, Northwest Regional seminal, teams TBD, at San Bernardino, Calif. Major League Baseball Noon MLB â€” Regional coverage, Detroit at N.Y. Yankees or San Francisco at Milwaukee ( 1 p.m.) 2 p.m. WGN â€” Chicago Cubs at Colorado 6 p.m. MLB â€” Regional coverage, Boston at St. Louis or Baltimore at Toronto 9 p.m. WGN â€” Chicago White Sox at Seattle NFL 6:30 p.m. NFL â€” Preseason, San Francisco at Baltimore 9:30 p.m. NFL â€” Preseason, Dallas at San Diego (joined in progress) Tennis Noon ESPN2 â€” ATP World Tour, Rogers Cup, round of 16, at Toronto WNBA 7 p.m. ESPN2 â€” Chicago at Minnesota Ebro Schedule Monday Matinee: Thoroughbred simulcast: Parx 11:25 p.m., Saratoga noon, Delaware 12:15 p.m. Greyhound simulcast: Palm Beach noon. Evening: Greyhound simulcast: Derby Lane 6:30 p.m., Jacksonville 6:30 p.m. Tuesday Matinee: Thoroughbred simulcast: Parx 11:25 a.m. Greyhound simulcast: Palm Beach noon. Evening: Ebro live racing 6:30 p.m. Greyhound simulcast: Derby Lane 6:30 p.m. Wednesday Matinee: Thoroughbred simulcast: Saratoga noon, Delaware 12:15 p.m., Del Mar 4 p.m. Greyhound simulcast: Derby Lane 11:30 a.m., Jacksonville 11:30 a.m., Palm Beach noon. Evening: Ebro live racing 6:30 p.m. Greyhound simulcast: Derby Lane 6:30 p.m. Thursday Matinee: Thoroughbred simulcast: Saratoga noon, Delaware 12:15 p.m., Gulfstream 12:15 p.m., Del Mar 4 p.m. Greyhound simulcast: Palm Beach noon. Evening: Greyhound simulcast: Derby Lane 6:30 p.m., Jacksonville 6:30 p.m. Friday Matinee: Thoroughbred simulcast: Monmouth 11:50 a.m., Saratoga noon, Gulfstream 12:15 p.m. Greyhound simulcast: Palm Beach noon. Evening: Thoroughbred simulcast: Del Mar 6 p.m. Ebro live racing 6:30 p.m. Greyhound simulcast: Derby Lane 6:30 p.m. Saturday Matinee: Thoroughbred simulcast: Monmouth 11:50 a.m., Saratoga noon, Gulfstream 12:15 p.m., Del Mar 4 p.m. Greyhound simulcast: Jacksonville 11:30 a.m., Derby Lane 11:30 a.m. Palm Beach noon. Evening: Ebro live racing 6:30 p.m. Greyhound simulcast: Derby Lane 6:30 p.m. Sunday Matinee: Thoroughbred simulcast: Monmouth 11:50 a.m., Saratoga noon, Gulfstream 12:15 p.m., Del Mar 4 p.m. Greyhound simulcast: Palm Beach noon, Jacksonville 12:30. POKER ROOM â€“ (Ext. 180) Open 9 a.m. to 3 a.m. Monday through Friday and 24 hours on weekends and holidays. New Yearâ€™s schedule: Open 9 a.m. Monday to 3 a.m. Wednesday. LOCATION â€“ Intersection of State 79 and State 20. INFORMATION â€“ 234-3943. NFL Preseason AMERICAN CONFERENCE East W L T Pct PF PA Miami 0 0 0 .000 0 0 New England 0 0 0 .000 0 0 N.Y. 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Jets, 6 p.m. New England at Washington, 6:30 p.m. San Francisco at Baltimore, 6:30 p.m. Cincinnati at Kansas City, 7 p.m. Seattle at Denver, 8 p.m. Dallas at San Diego, 9 p.m. Friday, Aug. 8 Miami at Atlanta, 6 p.m. Buffalo at Carolina, 6:30 p.m. Tampa Bay at Jacksonville, 6:30 p.m. Philadelphia at Chicago, 7 p.m. Oakland at Minnesota, 7 p.m. New Orleans at St. Louis, 7 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 9 Cleveland at Detroit, 6:30 p.m. Pittsburgh at N.Y. Giants, 6:30 p.m. Green Bay at Tennessee, 7 p.m. Houston at Arizona, 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 14 Jacksonville at Chicago, 7 p.m. Friday, Aug. 15 Philadelphia at New England, 6:30 p.m. Tennessee at New Orleans, 7 p.m. San Diego at Seattle, 9 p.m. Detroit at Oakland, 9 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 16 Green Bay at St. Louis, 3 p.m. Baltimore at Dallas, 6 p.m. N.Y. Giants at Indianapolis, 6 p.m. N.Y. Jets at Cincinnati, 6 p.m. Buffalo at Pittsburgh, 6:30 p.m. Miami at Tampa Bay, 6:30 p.m. Atlanta at Houston, 7 p.m. Arizona at Minnesota, 7:30 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 17 Denver at San Francisco, 3 p.m. Kansas City at Carolina, 7 p.m. Monday, Aug. 18 Cleveland at Washington, 7 p.m. Golf PGA Championship tee times At Valhalla Golf Club Louisville, Ky. Today and Friday Hole 1-Hole 10 6:30 a.m.-11:40 a.m. â€” Brian Norman, United States; Russell Knox, Scotland; Roberto Castro, United States. 6:40 a.m.-11:50 a.m. â€” Charles Howell III, United States; Aaron Krueger, United States, Joost Luiten, Netherlands. 6:50 a.m.-Noon â€” Billy Horschel, United States; Jamie Broce, United States; George Coetzee, South Africa. 7 a.m.-12:10 p.m. â€” Brian Stuard, United States, Brendon Todd, United States; Pablo Larrazabal, Spain. 7:10 a.m.-12:20 p.m. â€” Freddie Jacobson, Sweden; Nick Watney, United States; Brendon de Jonge, Zimbabwe. 7:20 a.m.-12:30 p.m. â€” Matt Every, United States; Ross Fisher, England; Kevin Chappell, United States. 7:30 a.m.-12:40 p.m. â€” John Daly, United States; Mark Brooks, United States; Rich Beem, United States. 7:40 a.m.-12:50 p.m. â€” K.J. Choi, South Korea; Thongchai Jaidee, Thailand; Brian Harman, United States. 7:50 a.m.-1 p.m. â€” Thomas Bjorn, Denmark; Kevin Stadler, United States; Harris English, United States. 8 a.m.-1:10 p.m. â€” Jamie Donaldson, Wales; Kim Hyung-Sung, South Korea; Stewart Cink, United States. 8:10 a.m.-1:20 p.m. â€” Stephen Gallacher, Scotland; Jason Kokrak, United States; Rafa Cabrera-Bello, Spain. 8:20 a.m.-1:30 p.m. â€” Kevin Streelman, United States; Ryan Helminen, United States; Edoardo Molinari, Italy. 8:30 a.m.-1:40 p.m. â€” Brendan Steele, United States; Rob Corcoran, United States; Pat Perez, United States. 11:45 a.m.-6:35 a.m. â€” Ryo Ishikawa, Japan; Matt Pesta, United States; Rory Sabbatini, South Africa. 11:55 a.m.-6:45 a.m. â€” Scott Stallings, United States; Eric Williamson, United States; Matteo Manassero, Italy. 12:05 p.m.-6:55 a.m. â€” Jonas Blixt, Sweden; Webb Simpson, United States; Erik Compton, United States. 12:15 p.m.-7:05 a.m. â€” Gonzalo Fernandez-Castano, Spain; Graham DeLaet, Canada; Gary Woodland, United States. 12:25 p.m.-7:15 a.m. â€” Sergio Garcia, Spain; Steve Stricker, United States; Tom Watson, United States. 12:35 p.m.-7:25 a.m. â€” Kenny Perry, United States; Ryan Moore, United States; Henrik Stenson, Sweden. 12:45 p.m.-7:35 a.m. â€” Bubba Watson, United States; Martin Kaymer, Germany; Rory McIlroy, Northern Ireland. 12:55 p.m.-7:45 a.m. â€” Jason Dufner, United States; Y.E. Yang, South Korean; Keegan Bradley, United States. 1:05 p.m.-7:55 a.m. â€” Luke Donald, England; J.B. Holmes, United States; Francesco Molinari, Italy. 1:15 p.m.-8:05 a.m. â€” Zach Johnson, United States; Darren Clarke, Northern Ireland; Richard Sterne, South Africa. 1:25 p.m.-8:15 a.m. â€” Tim Clark, South Africa; Paul Casey, England; Kevin Na, United States. 1:35 p.m.-8:25 a.m. â€” Steven Bowditch, Australia; Rod Perry, United States; Ben Crane, United States. 1:45 p.m.-8:35 a.m. â€” David Hronek, United States; Chris Stroud, United States; Jason Bohn, United States. Tee No. 10-Tee No. 1 6:35 a.m.-11:45 a.m. â€” Robert Karlsson, Sweden; Frank Esposito, United States; Koumei Oda, Japan. 6:45 a.m.-11:55 a.m. â€” Hideki Matsuyama, Japan; Angel Cabrera, Argentina; Patrick Reed, United States. 6:55 a.m.-12:05 p.m. â€” Shaun Micheel, United States; Colin Montgomerie, Scotland; Michael Block, United States. 7:05 a.m.-12:15 p.m. â€” Rickie Fowler, United States; Victor Dubuisson, France; Ernie Els, South Africa. 7:15 a.m.-12:25 p.m. â€” Jordan Spieth, United States; Adam Scott, Australia; Lee Westwood, England. 7:25 a.m.-12:35 p.m. â€” Jimmy Walker, United States; Ian Poulter, England; Jason Day, Australia. 7:35 a.m.-1:45p.m. â€” Padraig Harrington, Ireland; Phil Mickelson, United States; Tiger Woods, United States. 7:45 a.m.-12:55 p.m. â€” Graeme McDowell, Northern Ireland; Brandt Snedeker, United States; Brooks Koepka, United States. 7:55 a.m.-1:05 p.m. â€” Miguel Angel Jimenez, Spain; Charl Schwartzel, South Africa; Jim Furyk, United States. 8:05 a.m.-1:15 p.m. â€” Matt Kuchar, United States; Louis Oosthuizen, South Africa; Justin Rose, England. 8:15 a.m.-1:25 p.m. â€” Marc Leishman, Australia; Boo Weekley, United States; Bernd Wiesberger, Austria. 8:25 a.m.-1:35 p.m. â€” Russell Henley, United States; David McNabb, United States; Marc Warren, Scotland. 8:35 a.m.-1:45 p.m. â€” Mikko Ilonen, Finland; Jerry Smith, United States; George McNeill, United States. 11:40 a.m.-6:30 a.m. â€” Shane Lowry, Ireland; Bob Sowards, United States; Ryan Palmer, United States. 11:50 a.m.-6:40 a.m. â€” Charley Hoffman, United States; Dustin Volk, United States; Scott Brown, United States. Noon-6:50 a.m. â€” Alexander Levy, France; Stuart Deane, United States; David Hearn, United States. 12:10 p.m.-7 a.m. â€” David Tentis, United States; Fabrizio Zanotti, Paraguay; Danny Willett, England. 12:20 p.m.-7:10 a.m. â€” Anirban Lahiri, India; Bill Haas, United States; John Senden, Australia. 12:30 p.m.-7:20 a.m. â€” Vijay Singh, Fiji; Davis Love III, United States; Shawn Stefani, United States. 12:40 p.m.-7:30 a.m. â€” Cameron Tringale, United States; Scott Piercy, United States; Kiradech Aphibarnrat, Thailand. 12:50 p.m.-7:40 a.m. â€” Branden Grace, South Africa; Hunter Mahan, United States; Thorbjorn Olesen, Denmark. 1 p.m.-7:50 a.m. â€” Chris Kirk, United States; Matt Jones, Australia; Seung-yul Noh, South Korea. 1:10 p.m.-8 a.m. â€” Jerry Kelly, United States; Tommy Fleetwood, England; Hideto Tanihara, Japan. 1:20 p.m.-8:10 a.m. â€” Will MacKenzie, United States; Steve Schneiter, United States; Chesson Hadley, United States. 1:30 p.m.-8:20 a.m. â€” Johan Kok, United States; Ben Martin, United States; Chris Wood, England. 1:40 p.m.-8:30 a.m. â€” Daniel Summerhays, United States; Jim McGovern, United States; Geoff Ogilvy, Australia. USGA U.S. Womenâ€™s Amateur At Nassau Country Club Glen Cove, N.Y. Yardage: 6,297 Par: 70 First Round Match Play Upper Bracket Lakareber Abe, Angleton, Texas (148) def. Bethany Wu, Diamond Bar, Calif. (137), 6 and 4 Hannah Oâ€™Sullivan, Paradise Valley, Ariz. (145) def. Gaby Lopez, Mexico (144), 2 up Augusta James, Canada (146) def. Sarah Burnham, Maple Grove, Minn. (143), 2 up Elizabeth Tong, Canada (146) def. Ashley Burke, Boynton Beach, Fla. (143), 5 and 4 Grace Na, Alameda, Calif. (141) def. Karah Sanford, Escondido, Calif. (147), 3 and 2 Simin Feng, China (145) def. Erynne Lee, Silverdale, Wash. (144), 1 up Mariah Stackhouse, Riverdale, Ga. (141) def. Chakansim (Fai) Khamborn, Thailand (146), 20 holes Lauren Kim, Los Altos, Calif. (144) def. Saki Iida, Gilbert, Ariz. (145), 4 and 2 Dylan Kim, Plano, Texas (140) def. Jennifer Peng, Highland Park, N.J. (147), 3 and 1 Brittany Marchand, Canada (144) def. Yunjie Zhang, China (145), 2 up Brooke Mackenzie Henderson, Canada (142) def. Mika Liu, Beverly Hills, Calif. (146), 7 and 5 Ember Schuldt, Sterling, Ill. (143) def. Jordy Labarbera, Allen, Texas (145), 3 and 2 Alison Lee, Valencia, Calif. (140) def. August Kim, St. Augustine, Fla. (147), 3 and 2 Jennifer Coleman, Rolling Hills Estates, Calif. (145) def. Taylor Tomlinson, Gaines ville, Fla. (144), 1 up Jing Yan, China (146) def. Bronte Law, England (142), 21 holes Eimi Koga, Honolulu (145) def. Alejan dra Cangrejo, Colombia (144), 2 up Lower Bracket Su-Hyun Oh, Australia (138) def. Haylee Harford, Leavittsburg, Ohio (148), 4 and 3 Liz Breed, Waynesboro, Pa. (145) def. Bailey Tardy, Norcross, Ga. (144), 3 and 1 Princess Mary Superal, Philippines (143) def. Raegan Bremer, Anaheim, Calif. (146), 3 and 1 Emma Talley, Princeton, Ky. (146) def. Jiyoon Jang, Rancho Mirage, Calif. (143), 19 holes Celine Boutier, France (140) vs. Ashley Holder, Orlando, Fla. (147), 19 holes Kristen Gillman, Austin, Texas (145) def. Taylor Totland, Tinton Falls, N.J. (144), 1 up Casey Danielson, Osceola, Wis. (141) def. Seshia-Lei Telles, Tualatin, Ore. (146), 6 and 4 Angel Yin, Arcadia, Calif. (144) def. Angella Then, Rancho Cucamonga, Calif. (145), 1 up Andrea Lee, Hermosa Beach, Calif. (138) def. Mariana Sims, Austin, Texas (148), 4 and 3 Lauren Stephenson, Lexington, S.C. (145) def. Alexandra Rossi, Austin, Texas (144), 7 and 6 Jessica Porvasnik, Hinckley, Ohio (142) def. Paige Lee, Folsom, Calif. (146), 19 holes Portland Rosen, Sugar Land, Texas (143) def. Anne-Catherine Tanguay, Canada (146), 2 and 1 Liv Cheng, N. Zealand (147) def. Megan Khang, Rockland, Mass. (140), 4 and 2 Amy Lee, Brea, Calif. (144) def. Mari josse Navarro, Mexico (145), 2 and 1 Eunjeong Seong, South Korea (141) def. Elizabeth Doty, Rolling Hills Estates, Calif. (146), 2 up Ally McDonald, Fulton, Miss. (145) def. Carly Ray Goldstein, Coral Springs, Fla. (144), 2 and 1 Todayâ€™s Second Round Pairings Upper Bracket 6:30 a.m. â€” Lakareber Abe, Angleton, Texas (148) vs. Hannah Oâ€™Sullivan, Paradise Valley, Ariz. (145) 6:40 a.m. â€” Augusta James, Canada (146) vs. Elizabeth Tong, Canada (146) 6:50 a.m. â€” Grace Na, Alameda, Calif. (141) vs. Simin Feng, China (145) 7 a.m. â€” Mariah Stackhouse, River dale, Ga. (141) vs. Lauren Kim, Los Altos, Calif. (144) 7:10 a.m. â€” Dylan Kim, Plano, Texas (140) vs. Brittany Marchand, Canada (144) 7:20 a.m. â€” Brooke Mackenzie Hen derson, Canada (142) vs. Ember Schuldt, Sterling, Ill. (143) 7:30 a.m. â€” Alison Lee, Valencia, Calif. (140) vs. Jennifer Coleman, Rolling Hills Estates, Calif. (145) 7:40 a.m. â€” Jing Yan, China (146) vs. Eimi Koga, Honolulu (145) Lower Bracket 7:50 a.m. â€” Su-Hyun Oh, Australia (138) vs. Liz Breed, Waynesboro, Pa. (145) 8 a.m. â€” Princess Mary Superal, Phil ippines (143) vs. Emma Talley, Princeton, Ky. (146) 8:10 a.m. â€” Celine Boutier, France (140) vs. Kristen Gillman, Austin, Texas (145) 8:20 a.m. â€” Casey Danielson, Osceo la, Wis. (141) vs. Angel Yin, Arcadia, Calif. (144) 9:30 a.m Andrea Lee, Hermosa Beach, Calif. (138) vs. Lauren Stephenson, Lexington, S.C. (145) 8:40 a.m. â€” Jessica Porvasnik, Hinck ley, Ohio (142) vs. Portland Rosen, Sugar Land, Texas (143) 8:50 a.m. â€” Liv Cheng, N. Zealand (147) vs. Amy Lee, Brea, Calif. (144) 9 a.m. â€” Eunjeong Seong, South Korea (141) vs. Ally McDonald, Fulton, Miss. (145) Auto racing Sprint Cup schedule x-non-points race Aug. 3 â€” GoBowling.com 400, Long Pond, Pa. (Dale Earnhardt Jr.) Aug. 10 â€” Cheez-It 355 at the Glen, Watkins Glen, N.Y. Aug. 17 â€” Pure Michigan 400, Brooklyn, Mich. Aug. 23 â€” Irwin Tools Night Race, Bristol, Tenn. Aug. 31 â€” Atlanta 500, Hampton, Ga. Sept. 6 â€” Federated Auto Parts 400, Richmond, Va. Sept. 14 â€” Chicagoland 400, Joliet, Ill. Sept. 21 â€” Sylvania 300, Loudon, N.H. Sept. 28 â€” AAA 400, Dover, Del. Sprint Cup standings 1. Jeff Gordon, 757. 2. Dale Earnhardt Jr., 740. 3. Brad Keselowski, 687. 4. Matt Kenseth, 668. 5. Ryan Newman, 642. 6. Jimmie Johnson, 633. 7. Joey Logano, 633. 8. Carl Edwards, 618. 9. Clint Bowyer, 617. 10. Kyle Busch, 611. 11. Kevin Harvick, 608. 12. Kyle Larson, 595. 13. Greg Bife, 590. 14. Kasey Kahne, 589. 15. Austin Dillon, 588. 16. Paul Menard, 562. 17. Marcos Ambrose, 541. 18. Brian Vickers, 539. 19. Tony Stewart, 537. 20. Jamie McMurray, 536. Nationwide Series schedule Aug. 2 â€” U.S. Cellular 250, Newton, Iowa (Brad Keselowski) Aug. 9 â€” Zippo 200, Watkins Glen, N.Y. Aug. 16 â€” Nationwide Childrenâ€™s Hospital 200, Lexington, Ohio Aug. 22 â€” Food City 250, Bristol, Tenn. Aug. 30 â€” Great Clips 300, Hampton, Ga. Sept. 5 â€” Virginia 529 College Savings 250, Richmond, Va. Sept. 13 â€” Jimmy Johnâ€™s Freaky Fast 300, Joliet, Ill. Sept. 20 â€” VisitMyrtleBeach.com 300, Sparta, Ky. Sept. 27 â€” Dover 200, Dover, Del. Nationwide Series standings 1. Chase Elliott, 714. 2. Regan Smith, 712. 3. Elliott Sadler, 702. 4. Ty Dillon, 702. 5. Trevor Bayne, 673. 6. Brian Scott, 673. 7. Chris Buescher, 586. 8. Brendan Gaughan, 584. 9. Ryan Reed, 538. 10. James Buescher, 533. 11. Landon Cassill, 524. 12. Dylan Kwasniewski, 510. 13. Dakoda Armstrong, 472. 14. Mike Bliss, 447. 15. Jeremy Clements, 440. 16. J.J. Yeley, 410. 17. Ryan Sieg, 393. 18. Jeffrey Earnhardt, 361. 19. Eric McClure, 335. 20. Joey Gase, 315. Camping World Truck schedule Aug. 2 â€” Pocono Mountains 150, Long Pond, Pa. (Austin Dillon) Aug. 16 â€” Careers for Veterans 200, Brooklyn, Mich. Aug. 20 â€” UNOH 200, Bristol, Tenn. Aug. 31 â€” Chevrolet Silverado 250, Bowmanville, Ontario Sept. 12 â€” Lucas Oil 225, Joliet, Ill. Sept. 20 â€” UNOH 175, Loudon, N.H. Sept. 27 â€” Smithâ€™s 350, Las Vegas Camping World Truck standings 1. Ryan Blaney, 408. 2. Johnny Sauter, 401. 3. Matt Crafton, 396. 4. Ron Hornaday Jr., 388. 5. Darrell Wallace Jr., 377. 6. German Quiroga, 365. 7. Ben Kennedy, 364. 8. Timothy Peters, 359. 9. Joey Coulter, 353. 10. Jeb Burton, 324. 11. John Wes Townley, 304. 12. Mason Mingus, 266. 13. Bryan Silas, 264. 14. Tyler Reddick, 241. 15. Tyler Young, 241. 16. Norm Benning, 230. 17. Jennifer Jo Cobb, 218. 18. Justin Jennings, 212. 19. Joe Nemechek, 210. 20. T.J. Bell, 210. IndyCar schedule Aug. 3 â€” Honda Indy 200 at Mid-Ohio, Lexington, Ohio (Scott Dixon) Aug. 17 â€” ABC Supply Wisconsin 250, West Allis, Wis. Aug. 24 â€” GoPro Grand Prix of Sonoma, Calif. Aug. 30 â€” MAVTV 500, Fontana, Calif. IndyCar standings 1. Will Power, 548. 2. Helio Castroneves, 544. 3. Ryan Hunter-Reay, 485. 4. Simon Pagenaud, 484. 5. Juan Pablo Montoya, 447. 6. Scott Dixon, 440. 7. Carlos Munoz, 416. 8. Sebastien Bourdais, 400. 9. Tony Kanaan, 389. 10. Marco Andretti, 383. 11. Ryan Briscoe, 368. 12. James Hinchcliffe, 366. 13. Charlie Kimball, 343. 14. Justin Wilson, 326. 15. Mikhail Aleshin, 314. 16. Josef Newgarden, 307. 17. Jack Hawksworth, 301. 18. Graham Rahal, 296. 19. Carlos Huertas, 278. 20. Takuma Sato, 246. Formula One schedule Aug. 24 â€” Belgian Grand Prix, SpaFrancorchamps. Sept. 7 â€” Italian Grand Prix, Monza. Sept. 21 â€” Singapore Grand Prix. Formula One standings 1. Nico Rosberg, 202. 2. Lewis Hamilton, 191. 3. Daniel Ricciardo, 131. 4. Fernando Alonso, 115. 5. Valtteri Bottas, 95. 6. Sebastian Vettel, 88. 7. Nico Hulkenberg, 69. 8. Jenson Button, 60. 9. Felipe Massa, 40. 10. Kevin Magnussen, 37. 11. Sergio Perez, 29. 12. Kimi Raikkonen, 27. 13. Jean-Eric Vergne, 11. 14. Romain Grosjean, 8. 15. Daniil Kvyat, 6. 16. Jules Bianchi, 2. Tennis ATP World Tour Rogers Cup At Rexall Centre, Toronto Surface: Hard-Outdoor Singles Second Round Andy Murray (8), Britain, def. Nick Kyrgios, Australia, 6-2, 6-2. Jo-Wilfried Tsonga (13), France, def. Jeremy Chardy, France, 7-6 (6), 6-4. Ivan Dodig, Croatia, def. Andreas Seppi, Italy, 6-4, 3-6, 7-6 (5). Richard Gasquet (12), France, def. Ivo Karlovic, Croatia, 5-7, 7-6 (5), 6-3. Julien Benneteau, France, def. Ernest Gulbis (11), Latvia, 7-6 (4), 6-3. Kevin Anderson, South Africa, def. Fabio Fognini (16), Italy, 7-5, 6-2. Marin Cilic (15), Croatia, def. Malek Jaziri, Tunisia, 4-6, 6-0, 7-6 (4). Novak Djokovic (1), Serbia, def. Gael Monls, France, 6-2, 6-7 (4), 7-6 (2). Tommy Robredo (17), Spain, def. Gilles Simon, France, 7-5, 6-4. David Ferrer (5), Spain, def. Michael Russell, U.S., 6-4, 2-6, 6-1. Grigor Dimitrov (7), Bulgaria, def. Donald Young (95), U.S., 4-6, 6-2, 6-3. Feliciano Lopez, Spain, def. Tim Smyczek, U.S., 7-5, 6-4. Milos Raonic (6), Canada, def. Jack Sock, U.S., 4-6, 7-6 (2), 7-6 (4). WTA Coupe Rogers Results At Uniprix Stadium, Montreal Surface: Hard-Outdoor Singles Second Round Angelique Kerber (6), Germany, def. Caroline Garcia, France, 6-4, 6-1. Heather Watson, Britain, def. Dominika Cibulkova (10), Slovakia, 6-2, 6-7 (3), 76 (5). Caroline Wozniacki (11), Denmark, def. Klara Koukalova, Czech Republic, 6-1, 6-2. Carla Suarez Navarro (14), Spain, def. Karolina Pliskova, Czech Republic, 6-1, 3-6, 6-3. Ekaterina Makarova, Russia, def. Elena Vesnina, Russia, 6-3, 6-2. Maria Sharapova (4), Russia def. Garbine Muguruza, Spain, 4-6, 6-3, 6-1. Lucie Safarova (15), Czech Republic, def. Magdalena Rybarikova, Slovakia, 64, 6-2. Jelena Jankovic (7), Serbia, def. Sloane Stephens, U.S., 6-7 (7), 6-4, 7-6 (4). Sabine Lisicki, Germany, def. Madison Keys, U.S., 4-6, 6-1, 6-4. Serena Williams (1), U.S., def. Sam Stosur, Australia, 6-0, 6-2. WNBA Standings EASTERN CONFERENCE W L Pct GB x-Atlanta 17 11 .607 â€” Washington 14 15 .483 3 Chicago 13 16 .448 4 Indiana 13 16 .448 4 New York 12 16 .429 5 Connecticut 11 19 .367 7 WESTERN CONFERENCE W L Pct GB x-Phoenix 24 4 .857 â€” x-Minnesota 23 6 .793 1 Los Angeles 13 16 .448 11 San Antonio 13 16 .448 11 Tulsa 11 19 .367 14 Seattle 10 20 .333 15 x-clinched playoff spot Tuesdayâ€™s Games Chicago 82, Connecticut 66 Minnesota 66, Indiana 64 Washington 79, New York 46 Phoenix 75, Atlanta 67 Tulsa 96, Los Angeles 90 Wednesdayâ€™s Games No games scheduled Thursdayâ€™s Games Chicago at Minnesota, 7 p.m. Phoenix at San Antonio, 7 p.m. Atlanta at Seattle, 9 p.m. Transactions BASEBALL Major League Baseball MLB â€” Announced the suspension of San Francisco minor league RHP Jacob Dunnington (Augusta-SAL) for 50 games after a second positive test for a drug of abuse and Cincinnati minor league SS Cesar Mejia (Reds-DSL) for 72 games after testing positive for a metabolite of Boldenone. National League ARIZONA DIAMONDBACKS â€” Reinstated INF Cliff Pennington from the 15-day DL. Optioned RHP Bo Schultz to Reno (PCL). CHICAGO CUBS â€” Activated RHP Kyuji Fujikawa from the 60-day DL. Designated OF Nate Schierholtz for assignment. COLORADO ROCKIES â€” Activated RHP Jordan Lyles from the 60-day DL. Placed LHP Brett Anderson on the 15day DL. Recalled LHP Brooks Brown from Colorado Springs (PCL). Designated OF Jason Pridie for assignment. SAN DIEGO PADRES â€” Announced the resignation of vice president/assistant general manager of player personnel Chad MacDonald. WASHINGTON NATIONALS â€” Activated LHP Matt Thornton. Optioned RHP Blake Treinen to Syracuse (IL). BASKETBALL National Basketball Association NEW YORK KNICKS â€” Acquired F Quincy Acy and F Travis Outlaw from Sacramento for G Wayne Ellington and F Jeremy Tyler. FOOTBALL National Football League ARIZONA CARDINALS â€” Announced the retirement of TE Jake Ballard. MIAMI DOLPHINS â€” Activated RB Knowshon Moreno from the PUP list. MINNESOTA VIKINGS â€” Waived TE A.C. Leonard. OAKLAND RAIDERS â€” Signed LB Spencer Hadley, TENNESSEE TITANS â€” Waived QB Tyler Wilson. Agreed to terms with TE Chase Coffman and DT Lanier Coleman. COLLEGE ALABAMA â€” Named Bill Lorenz assistant gymnastics coach. In The BLEACHERS SPORT S Briefs On The AIR
Page C6 | The News Herald | Thursday, August 7, 2014 National League East Division W L Pct GB Washington 61 51 .545 â€” Atlanta 58 56 .509 4 Miami 55 58 .487 6 New York 54 60 .474 8 Philadelphia 51 63 .447 11 Central Division W L Pct GB Milwaukee 62 51 .549 â€” St. Louis 60 51 .541 1 Pittsburgh 60 53 .531 2 Cincinnati 58 56 .509 4 Chicago 48 63 .432 13 West Division W L Pct GB Los Angeles 64 50 .561 â€” San Francisco 61 52 .540 2 San Diego 52 61 .460 11 Arizona 49 64 .434 14 Colorado 44 68 .393 19 Tuesdayâ€™s Games Cincinnati 9, Cleveland 2 Philadelphia 2, Houston 1, 15 innings Miami 6, Pittsburgh 3 N.Y. Mets 6, Washington 1 Minnesota 3, San Diego 1 Milwaukee 4, San Francisco 3 St. Louis 3, Boston 2 Chicago Cubs 6, Colorado 5, 12 innings Kansas City 12, Arizona 2 Seattle 4, Atlanta 2 L.A. Dodgers 5, L.A. Angels 4 Wednesdayâ€™s Games San Diego 5, Minnesota 4, 10 innings Seattle 7, Atlanta 3 Philadelphia 10, Houston 3 Pittsburgh 7, Miami 3 Washington 7, N.Y. Mets 1 Cincinnati 8, Cleveland 3 San Francisco at Milwaukee, (n) Boston at St. Louis, (n) Chicago Cubs at Colorado, (n) Kansas City at Arizona, (n) L.A. Dodgers at L.A. Angels, (n) Thursdayâ€™s Games N.Y. Mets (deGrom 6-5) at Washington (Zimmermann 7-5), 11:35 a.m. San Francisco (Peavy 0-2) at Milwaukee (W.Peralta 13-6), 1:10 p.m. Chicago Cubs (Hendricks 2-1) at Colorado (Flande 0-3), 2:10 p.m. Houston (McHugh 4-9) at Philadelphia (R.Hernandez 6-8), 6:05 p.m. Miami (Cosart 0-1) at Pittsburgh (Volquez 8-7), 6:05 p.m. Cleveland (House 1-2) at Cincinnati (Bailey 8-5), 6:10 p.m. Boston (Workman 1-4) at St. Louis (Wainwright 13-6), 6:15 p.m. Kansas City (Guthrie 7-9) at Arizona (Nuno 0-2), 8:40 p.m. L.A. Dodgers (Ryu 12-5) at L.A. Angels (C.Wilson 8-7), 9:05 p.m. Fridayâ€™s Games Tampa Bay at Chicago Cubs, 3:05 p.m. N.Y. Mets at Philadelphia, 6:05 p.m. San Diego at Pittsburgh, 6:05 p.m. St. Louis at Baltimore, 6:05 p.m. Miami at Cincinnati, 6:10 p.m. Washington at Atlanta, 6:35 p.m. L.A. Dodgers at Milwaukee, 7:10 p.m. San Francisco at Kansas City, 7:10 p.m. Colorado at Arizona, 8:40 p.m. American League East Division W L Pct GB Baltimore 64 49 .566 â€” Toronto 61 54 .530 4 New York 59 54 .522 5 Tampa Bay 55 59 .482 9 Boston 49 63 .438 14 Central Division W L Pct GB Detroit 62 49 .559 â€” Kansas City 58 53 .523 4 Cleveland 57 57 .500 6 Chicago 55 60 .478 9 Minnesota 51 61 .455 11 West Division W L Pct GB Oakland 69 44 .611 â€” Los Angeles 67 45 .598 1 Seattle 59 54 .522 10 Houston 47 67 .412 22 Texas 45 69 .395 24 Tuesdayâ€™s Games Cincinnati 9, Cleveland 2 Detroit 4, N.Y. Yankees 3, 12 innings Philadelphia 2, Houston 1, 15 innings Baltimore 9, Toronto 3 Minnesota 3, San Diego 1 Texas 16, Chicago White Sox 0 St. Louis 3, Boston 2 Kansas City 12, Arizona 2 Oakland 3, Tampa Bay 0 Seattle 4, Atlanta 2 L.A. Dodgers 5, L.A. Angels 4 Wednesdayâ€™s Games San Diego 5, Minnesota 4, 10 innings Texas 3, Chicago White Sox 1 Tampa Bay 7, Oakland 3 Seattle 7, Atlanta 3 N.Y. Yankees 5, Detroit 1 Philadelphia 10, Houston 3 Toronto 5, Baltimore 1 Cincinnati 8, Cleveland 3 Boston at St. Louis, (n) Kansas City at Arizona, (n) L.A. Dodgers at L.A. Angels, (n) Thursdayâ€™s Games Detroit (Porcello 13-5) at N.Y. Yankees (Greene 2-1), 12:05 p.m. Houston (McHugh 4-9) at Philadelphia (R.Hernandez 6-8), 6:05 p.m. Baltimore (Mi.Gonzalez 5-6) at Toronto (Happ 8-5), 6:07 p.m. Cleveland (House 1-2) at Cincinnati (Bailey 8-5), 6:10 p.m. Boston (Workman 1-4) at St. Louis (Wainwright 13-6), 6:15 p.m. Kansas City (Guthrie 7-9) at Arizona (Nuno 0-2), 8:40 p.m. L.A. Dodgers (Ryu 12-5) at L.A. Angels (C.Wilson 8-7), 9:05 p.m. Minnesota (Pino 1-3) at Oakland (Lester 11-7), 9:05 p.m. Chicago White Sox (Carroll 4-6) at Seattle (Elias 8-9), 9:10 p.m. Fridayâ€™s Games Tampa Bay at Chicago Cubs, 3:05 p.m. Cleveland at N.Y. Yankees, 6:05 p.m. St. Louis at Baltimore, 6:05 p.m. Detroit at Toronto, 6:07 p.m. San Francisco at Kansas City, 7:10 p.m. Texas at Houston, 7:10 p.m. Boston at L.A. Angels, 9:05 p.m. Minnesota at Oakland, 9:05 p.m. Chicago White Sox at Seattle, 9:10 p.m. Wednesday boxes Padres 5, Twins 4 San Diego Minnesota ab r h bi ab r h bi ECarer ss 4 1 1 1 DaSntn cf 3 1 0 0 Solarte 3b 4 1 0 0 Dozier 2b 5 1 1 0 S.Smith lf 4 1 2 2 Plouffe 3b 4 1 2 3 Medica dh 5 1 2 1 Nunez pr-3b 1 0 0 0 Gyorko 2b 5 0 1 1 KVargs dh 4 1 1 0 Venale cf-rf 5 0 0 0 Arcia rf 3 0 0 0 Alonso 1b 4 1 3 0 Parmel 1b 4 0 0 0 Grandl c 2 0 0 0 EEscor ss 5 0 2 1 Rivera ph-c 0 0 0 0 Fryer c 4 0 2 0 Francr rf 2 0 0 0 KSuzuk ph 1 0 1 0 Amarst ph-cf 1 0 0 0 JSchafr lf 4 0 1 0 Totals 36 5 9 5 Totals 38 4 10 4 San Diego 000 102 001 1 Minnesota 200 011 000 0 Eâ€”S.Smith (1). DPâ€”San Diego 1. LOBâ€”San Diego 7, Minnesota 14. 2Bâ€”S.Smith (23), Gyorko (8), Alonso 2 (19), Fryer (2). HRâ€”S.Smith (12), Plouffe (8). SBâ€”Da.Santana (9), Dozier (18), Nunez (6), J.Schafer (2). Sâ€”Amarista, J.Schafer. SFâ€”E.Cabrera. IP H R ER BB SO San Diego Despaigne 5 .2 8 4 4 3 5 A.Torres 2 1 0 0 1 1 Vincent .1 0 0 0 0 1 Qackenbs W,2-2 1 0 0 0 2 1 Benoit S,4-5 1 1 0 0 1 0 Minnesota Correia 6 5 3 3 1 3 Duensing 0 1 0 0 1 0 Burton H,12 2 1 0 0 1 1 Perkins BS,4-32 1 1 1 1 1 0 Swarzak L,2-1 1 1 1 1 0 1 Duensing pitched to 2 batters in the 7th. HBPâ€”by Despaigne (Da.Santana, Da.Santana). PBâ€”Grandal. Umpiresâ€”Home, Marvin Hudson; First, Toby Basner; Second, Hunter Wendelstedt; Third, Mike DiMuro. T:45. A,567 (39,021). Rangers 3, White Sox 1 Texas Chicago ab r h bi ab r h bi Choo dh 4 0 1 0 Eaton cf 1 0 0 0 Andrus ss 3 0 2 0 LeGarc cf 3 0 0 0 Rios rf 4 0 0 0 AlRmrz ss 4 0 3 0 ABeltre 3b 3 0 0 0 JAreu 1b 3 0 0 0 Arencii 1b 3 1 0 0 A.Dunn dh 4 0 0 0 Carp 1b 0 0 0 0 Viciedo rf-lf 4 1 2 1 Rosales 2b 4 2 2 3 Gillaspi 3b 4 0 0 0 Chirins c 3 0 0 0 Flowrs c 3 0 1 0 Adduci lf 3 0 0 0 De Aza lf 2 0 2 0 DnRrts cf 2 0 0 0 Konerk ph 1 0 0 0 LMartn ph-cf 1 0 0 0 Sierra rf 0 0 0 0 GBckh 2b 2 0 0 0 Totals 30 3 5 3 Totals 31 1 8 1 Texas 020 000 100 Chicago 000 000 100 Eâ€”Gillaspie (9). DPâ€”Texas 3, Chicago 1. LOBâ€”Texas 3, Chicago 5. 2Bâ€” Al.Ramirez (22), De Aza (14). HRâ€”Ro sales 2 (3), Viciedo (14). CSâ€”Andrus 2 (12), Al.Ramirez (4). IP H R ER BB SO Texas Tepesch W,4-7 5 .2 6 0 0 1 2 Mendez H,2 1 2 1 1 0 0 Cotts H,16 1 .2 0 0 0 1 2 Feliz S,4-5 .2 0 0 0 0 2 Chicago Sale L,10-2 6 3 2 2 2 9 D.Webb 1 1 1 1 0 0 Guerra 1 1 0 0 0 0 Petricka 1 0 0 0 0 1 HBPâ€”by Sale (Arencibia). Umpiresâ€”Home, Jordan Baker; First, Jerry Meals; Second, Paul Emmel; Third, Chris Conroy. T:57. A,898 (40,615). Rays 7, Athletics 3 Tampa Bay Oakland ab r h bi ab r h bi DJnngs cf 5 0 1 2 Crisp cf 4 0 1 0 Zobrist lf 4 1 3 1 Jaso c 3 0 0 0 Joyce dh 4 0 0 0 Dnldsn 3b 4 1 1 0 Longori 3b 4 0 1 1 Moss 1b 3 1 0 0 Loney 1b 4 0 2 0 Reddck rf 4 0 1 2 YEscor ss 5 2 2 0 Callasp 2b 4 0 0 0 CFigur 2b 5 1 1 0 Vogt dh 3 0 0 0 JMolin c 3 1 2 0 Fuld lf 3 0 0 0 Kiermr rf 4 2 1 3 Sogard ss 3 1 1 1 Totals 38 7 13 7 Totals 31 3 4 3 Tampa Bay 010 330 000 Oakland 000 001 002 Eâ€”Sogard (3). DPâ€”Oakland 1. LOBâ€” Tampa Bay 11, Oakland 3. 2Bâ€”Zobrist 2 (24), Reddick (9). HRâ€”Kiermaier (9), Sogard (1). Sâ€”J.Molina. IP H R ER BB SO Tampa Bay Hellickson W,1-1 7 2 1 1 0 3 Jo.Peralta 1 0 0 0 0 1 Balfour 1 2 2 2 1 1 Oakland Gray L,12-5 4 .1 10 7 6 4 3 J.Chavez 3 .2 2 0 0 0 3 Abad 1 1 0 0 1 1 HBPâ€”by Hellickson (Jaso), by Gray (Kiermaier). Umpiresâ€”Home, John Tumpane; First, Dale Scott; Second, CB Bucknor; Third, Quinn Wolcott. T:10. A,513 (35,067). Mariners 7, Braves 3 Atlanta Seattle ab r h bi ab r h bi Bonifac lf 5 1 1 0 AJcksn cf 5 0 1 0 LaStell 2b 4 0 0 1 Ackley lf 5 2 2 1 FFrmn 1b 4 0 3 2 Cano 2b 3 2 2 0 J.Upton dh 4 0 0 0 KMorls dh 3 0 1 1 Heywrd rf 4 0 2 0 Seager 3b 4 1 3 1 CJhnsn 3b 4 0 0 0 Taylor ss 2 1 1 1 Gattis c 4 1 2 0 Morrsn 1b 4 1 1 3 BUpton cf 3 0 1 0 EnChvz rf 4 0 1 0 R.Pena ss 4 1 1 0 Sucre c 4 0 0 0 Totals 36 3 10 3 Totals 34 7 12 7 Atlanta 003 000 000 Seattle 104 010 10x DPâ€”Atlanta 1. LOBâ€”Atlanta 8, Seattle 7. 2Bâ€”F.Freeman (30), B.Upton (17), Cano 2 (27). HRâ€”Ackley (7), Morrison (6). SFâ€”Taylor. IP H R ER BB SO Atlanta Teheran L,10-8 6 9 6 6 2 5 Russell .2 2 1 1 0 1 Varvaro .1 0 0 0 1 0 Jaime 1 1 0 0 0 2 Seattle C.Young W,10-6 5 7 3 3 1 6 Beimel 0 1 0 0 0 0 Wilhelmsen H,5 1 0 0 0 1 2 Leone H,7 1 1 0 0 0 1 Furbush .2 1 0 0 0 0 Medina 1 .1 0 0 0 0 1 Beimel pitched to 1 batter in the 6th. Umpiresâ€”Home, Lance Barrett; First, Brian Gorman; Second, Ed Hickox; Third, Pat Hoberg. T:53. A,770 (47,476). Yankees 5, Tigers 1 Detroit New York ab r h bi ab r h bi RDavis lf 4 1 0 0 Gardnr lf 4 1 1 0 Kinsler 2b 4 0 0 0 Jeter ss 4 0 1 0 MiCarr 1b 1 0 0 1 Ellsury cf 3 1 1 0 VMrtnz dh 4 0 1 0 Teixeir 1b 3 1 1 1 JMrtnz rf 4 0 0 0 ISuzuki rf 0 0 0 0 Cstllns 3b 4 0 0 0 Beltran dh 4 0 1 0 Holady c 4 0 0 0 McCnn c 4 1 1 2 AnRmn ss 4 0 2 0 Headly 3b-1b 4 1 2 1 Carrer cf 4 0 2 0 Drew 2b 3 0 0 0 Prado rf-3b 3 0 0 0 Totals 33 1 5 1 Totals 32 5 8 4 Detroit 100 000 000 New York 000 010 13x Eâ€”An.Romine (8), Jeter (9), Capuano (1), Drew 2 (4). LOBâ€”Detroit 8, New York 5. 2Bâ€”An.Romine (4). HRâ€”Mc Cann (13), Headley (2). SFâ€”Mi.Cabrera. IP H R ER BB SO Detroit Verlander L,10-10 7 5 2 2 1 5 B.Hardy .2 3 3 2 1 0 Coke .1 0 0 0 0 0 New York Capuano 6 .2 5 1 0 1 8 Warren W,2-5 1 .1 0 0 0 1 1 Huff 1 0 0 0 0 0 WPâ€”Verlander, Capuano. Umpiresâ€”Home, Tom Woodring; First, Mark Wegner; Second, Mike Winters; Third, Mike Muchlinski. T:10. A,067 (49,642). Nationals 7, Mets 1 New York Washington ab r h bi ab r h bi Grndrs rf 4 0 1 0 Span cf 4 0 1 0 DnMrp 2b 4 0 2 1 Rendon 3b 4 1 2 0 DWrght 3b 4 0 1 0 Werth rf 2 1 1 1 Duda 1b 4 0 2 0 SouzJr rf 1 0 0 0 dArnad c 4 0 1 0 LaRoch 1b 4 2 2 3 Niwnhs lf 3 0 0 0 Dsmnd ss 4 1 1 0 CYoung ph 1 0 0 0 Harper lf 3 1 1 0 Lagars cf 4 1 1 0 Espinos 2b 4 1 1 3 Tejada ss 3 0 0 0 Loaton c 3 0 0 0 Niese p 2 0 0 0 Fister p 3 0 0 0 Carlyle p 0 0 0 0 Thrntn p 0 0 0 0 Campll ph 1 0 0 0 Detwilr p 0 0 0 0 CTorrs p 0 0 0 0 Totals 34 1 8 1 Totals 32 7 9 7 New York 000 000 010 Washington 300 003 01x Eâ€”Rendon (11). DPâ€”New York 1, Washington 2. LOBâ€”New York 6, Washington 3. 2Bâ€”Rendon 2 (31). HRâ€”LaRoche 2 (15), Espinosa (7). SBâ€”Desmond (12). IP H R ER BB SO New York Niese L,5-8 6 8 6 6 2 2 Carlyle 1 0 0 0 0 0 C.Torres 1 1 1 1 0 2 Washington Fister W,11-3 7 .1 6 1 0 0 7 Thornton .2 1 0 0 0 0 Detwiler 1 1 0 0 0 1 Umpiresâ€”Home, Larry Vanover; First, Dan Iassogna; Second, Vic Carapazza; Third, Paul Nauert. T:31. A,701 (41,408). Blue Jays 5, Orioles 1 Baltimore Toronto ab r h bi ab r h bi Markks rf 3 0 0 0 Reyes ss 5 0 0 0 Machd 3b 4 0 0 0 MeCarr lf 4 2 3 0 A.Jones cf 3 0 0 0 Gose lf 0 0 0 0 N.Cruz dh 3 0 0 0 Bautist rf 4 1 3 3 C.Davis 1b 3 1 1 1 Reimld dh 4 1 1 0 JHardy ss 3 0 0 0 DNavrr c 4 0 1 1 Lough lf 3 0 0 0 Valenci 1b 4 0 1 1 Flahrty 2b 3 0 0 0 ClRsms cf 3 0 1 0 Hundly c 2 0 0 0 Kawsk 3b 4 1 2 0 Pearce ph 1 0 0 0 Goins 2b 2 0 0 0 Totals 28 1 1 1 Totals 34 5 12 5 Baltimore 010 000 000 Toronto 220 001 00x Eâ€”McFarland (1). DPâ€”Baltimore 1. LOBâ€”Baltimore 1, Toronto 9. 2Bâ€” Me.Cabrera (29), Bautista (22). HRâ€” C.Davis (19), Bautista (22). Sâ€”Goins 2. IP H R ER BB SO Baltimore W.Chen L,12-4 5 8 4 4 2 6 McFarland 3 4 1 1 0 1 Toronto Hutchison W,8-9 8 .2 1 1 1 1 8 Janssen .1 0 0 0 0 0 Umpiresâ€”Home, Brian Oâ€™Nora; First, D.J. Reyburn; Second, Dan Bellino; Third, Jeff Kellogg. T:41. A,054 (49,282). Pirates 7, Marlins 3 Miami Pittsburgh ab r h bi ab r h bi Yelich lf 4 1 1 2 JHrrsn 3b 4 2 3 0 Hchvrr ss 4 1 1 0 GPolnc rf 3 2 0 0 Stanton rf 4 0 0 0 RMartn c 3 2 1 1 McGeh 3b 4 0 1 0 I.Davis 1b 2 1 1 2 JeBakr 1b 4 0 2 1 GSnchz 1b 1 0 1 2 Ozuna cf 4 0 1 0 SMarte cf 3 0 1 0 KHrndz 2b 3 0 0 0 Snider lf 4 0 0 1 GJones ph 1 0 0 0 Mercer ss 4 0 1 1 Mathis c 3 1 1 0 Mrtnz 2b 4 0 0 0 Koehler p 1 0 0 0 Locke p 3 0 1 0 Solano ph 1 0 0 0 Watson p 1 0 0 0 Hatchr p 0 0 0 0 Melncn p 0 0 0 0 MDunn p 0 0 0 0 SDyson p 0 0 0 0 Totals 33 3 7 3 Totals 32 7 9 7 Miami 120 000 000 Pittsburgh 400 000 30x Eâ€”Hechavarria (11). DPâ€”Miami 1. LOBâ€”Miami 4, Pittsburgh 5. 2Bâ€” J.Harrison (22), I.Davis (14), G.Sanchez (14). HRâ€”Yelich (9). SBâ€”J.Harrison (14). CSâ€”S.Marte (7). Sâ€”Koehler. IP H R ER BB SO Miami Koehler L,7-9 6 5 4 4 4 4 Hatcher .1 2 2 2 0 1 M.Dunn .2 2 1 1 0 0 S.Dyson 1 0 0 0 0 3 Pittsburgh Locke W,3-3 7 6 3 3 0 7 Watson 1 0 0 0 0 2 Melancon 1 1 0 0 0 0 Umpiresâ€”Home, Bill Miller; First, Chad Fairchild; Second, Mike Everitt; Third, Adrian Johnson. T:43. A,976 (38,362). Phillies 10, Astros 3 Houston Philadelphia ab r h bi ab r h bi Altuve 2b 5 1 2 1 Revere cf 5 2 4 0 Grssmn rf 4 0 0 0 Rollins ss 5 2 2 0 Fltynw p 0 0 0 0 Utley 2b 4 2 2 3 Carter lf 4 0 2 0 Howard 1b 4 1 2 2 Singltn 1b 4 0 0 1 Byrd rf 3 1 1 1 MDmn 3b 4 1 1 0 DeFrts p 0 0 0 0 Corprn c 4 0 0 0 CJimnz p 0 0 0 0 Mrsnck cf 3 0 1 1 GSizmr lf-rf 3 1 0 0 G.Petit ss 4 1 2 0 Nieves c 3 0 0 1 Peacck p 2 0 0 0 Asche 3b 3 0 0 0 DDwns p 0 0 0 0 DBchn p 2 1 1 1 Krauss ph-rf 1 0 1 0 Diekmn p 0 0 0 0 Hoes ph 1 0 1 0 DBrwn lf 1 0 0 0 Totals 36 3 10 3 Totals 33 10 12 8 Houston 100 100 100â€” 3 Philadelphia 500 300 11x Eâ€”Byrd (2). DPâ€”Houston 1. LOBâ€”Houston 7, Philadelphia 4. 2Bâ€”M.Dominguez (17), Rollins (19), Howard (12). 3Bâ€”Revere (6). HRâ€”Ut ley (10). SBâ€”Altuve (45), Revere (31). SFâ€”Marisnick, Nieves. IP H R ER BB SO Houston Peacock L,3-8 5 7 8 8 4 4 D.Downs 1 1 0 0 0 1 Foltynewicz 2 4 2 2 0 2 Philadelphia D.Bchanan W,6-5 6 .1 9 3 3 0 5 Diekman .2 0 0 0 0 1 De Fratus 1 0 0 0 0 1 C.Jimenez 1 1 0 0 0 0 WPâ€”Peacock, Foltynewicz, Diekman. Umpiresâ€”Home, Mark Carlson; First, Scott Barry; Second, Jeff Nelson; Third, Laz Diaz. T:45. A,691 (43,651). Reds 8, Indians 3 Cleveland Cincinnati ab r h bi ab r h bi Kipnis 2b 4 1 3 0 BHmltn cf 4 0 0 0 DvMrp rf 4 0 1 0 Bruce rf 4 0 0 0 Brantly cf 3 0 0 0 Frazier 3b 4 0 2 2 Rzpczy p 0 0 0 0 Mesorc c 4 0 0 0 Raburn ph 1 0 1 2 B.Pena 1b 4 2 2 0 Crocktt p 0 0 0 0 Heisey lf 4 0 0 0 CSantn 1b 4 0 0 0 Negron 2b 4 3 3 2 Chsnhll 3b 4 0 0 0 Cozart ss 3 2 2 4 Swisher lf 4 0 0 0 Latos p 3 1 1 0 YGoms c 4 1 2 1 Ju.Diaz p 0 0 0 0 JRmrz ss 3 0 0 0 LeCure p 0 0 0 0 Salazar p 1 0 0 0 ChDckr ph 1 0 0 0 Hagadn p 0 0 0 0 Atchisn p 0 0 0 0 Aviles cf 0 1 0 0 Totals 33 3 7 3 Totals 34 8 10 8 Cleveland 000 000 030 Cincinnati 030 200 30x DPâ€”Cincinnati 1. LOBâ€”Cleveland 5, Cincinnati 2. 2Bâ€”Raburn (7), Y.Gomes (21), Frazier (18), Negron (2). HRâ€” Y.Gomes (16), Negron (3), Cozart (3). IP H R ER BB SO Cleveland Salazar L,4-5 4 5 5 5 0 5 Hagadone 2 1 0 0 0 3 Atchison .1 3 3 3 0 0 Rzepczynski .2 1 0 0 0 0 Crockett 1 0 0 0 0 1 Cincinnati Latos W,4-3 7 .2 6 3 3 2 5 Ju.Diaz .1 0 0 0 0 0 LeCure 1 1 0 0 0 0 Umpiresâ€”Home, Phil Cuzzi; First, Will Little; Second, Gerry Davis; Third, Greg Gibson. T:44. A,863 (42,319). Late Tuesday Mariners 4, Braves 2 Atlanta Seattle ab r h bi ab r h bi Bonifac cf 4 0 1 0 AJcksn cf 4 0 1 1 LaStell 2b 3 1 1 0 Ackley lf 4 0 0 0 FFrmn 1b 4 0 0 0 Cano 2b 4 0 1 0 J.Upton lf 4 1 1 1 KMorls dh 3 0 0 0 Heywrd rf 4 0 2 0 Seager 3b 2 1 0 0 Gattis dh 4 0 0 0 Denor rf 3 1 1 0 CJhnsn 3b 3 0 1 1 EnChvz rf 0 0 0 0 Laird c 3 0 0 0 Morrsn 1b 3 1 1 1 ASmns ss 1 0 0 0 Zunino c 3 0 1 0 R.Pena ss 2 0 0 0 Taylor ss 3 1 1 0 Totals 32 2 6 2 Totals 29 4 6 2 Atlanta 010 000 001 Seattle 000 400 00x Eâ€”La Stella (4). DPâ€”Atlanta 2, Seattle 1. LOBâ€”Atlanta 4, Seattle 6. 2Bâ€”La Stella (13), J.Upton (27), Taylor (4). SBâ€”Bonifacio (16). IP H R ER BB SO Atlanta A.Wood L,7-9 6 5 4 1 4 5 Russell 1 1 0 0 0 0 D.Carpenter 1 0 0 0 0 2 Seattle FHrnandzW,12-3 8 4 1 1 1 8 Rodney S,3.14 1 2 1 1 0 1 HBPâ€”by A.Wood (Seager). Umpiresâ€”Home, Pat Hoberg; First, Lance Barrett; Second, Brian Gorman; Third, Ed Hickox. T:29. A,496 (47,476). Athletics 3, Rays 0 Tampa Bay Oakland ab r h bi ab r h bi DJnngs cf 2 0 0 0 Crisp dh 4 0 1 1 Zobrist lf 4 0 0 0 Fuld cf 4 0 1 0 Joyce dh 4 0 1 0 Dnldsn 3b 3 0 1 0 Longori 3b 4 0 1 0 JGoms lf 4 0 1 0 Loney 1b 4 0 1 0 DNorrs c 4 1 1 0 YEscor ss 3 0 1 0 Freimn 1b 3 1 1 1 CFigur 2b 3 0 2 0 Reddck rf 3 0 2 1 Forsyth ph 1 0 0 0 Callasp 2b 4 1 2 0 Casali c 3 0 1 0 Sogard ss 1 0 0 0 Kiermr rf 3 0 0 0 SRdrgz ph 1 0 0 0 Totals 32 0 7 0 Totals 30 3 10 3 Tampa Bay 000 000 000 Oakland 000 012 00x Eâ€”Y.Escobar (11), Casali (1), Kier maier (4). DPâ€”Tampa Bay 1, Oakland 2. LOBâ€”Tampa Bay 9, Oakland 10. 2Bâ€” Donaldson (18), Freiman (4). SBâ€”Fuld (16), Donaldson (5). CSâ€”Reddick (1). Sâ€”Sogard 2. IP H R ER BB SO Tampa Bay Smyly L,6-10 5 .1 7 3 3 2 6 Beliveau .2 1 0 0 2 0 Yates 1 1 0 0 0 2 C.Ramos 1 1 0 0 0 0 Oakland Hammel W,1-4 5 .2 7 0 0 4 2 Oâ€™Flaherty H,2 .1 0 0 0 0 1 Cook H,4 1 0 0 0 0 1 Gregerson H,17 1 0 0 0 0 0 Doolittle S,17-20 1 0 0 0 0 1 WPâ€”Smyly 2, Hammel. PBâ€”Casali. Umpiresâ€”Home, Quinn Wolcott; First, John Tumpane; Second, Dale Scott; Third, CB Bucknor. T:09. A,335 (35,067). 500 home runs (x-active) Through Aug. 5, 2014 Player No. 1. Barry Bonds 762 2. Hank Aaron 755 3. Babe Ruth 714 4. Willie Mays 660 5. x-Alex Rodriguez 654 6. Ken Griffey Jr. 630 7. Jim Thome 612 8. Sammy Sosa 609 9. Frank Robinson 586 10. Mark McGwire 583 11. Harmon Killebrew 573 12. Rafael Palmeiro 569 13. Reggie Jackson 563 14. Manny Ramirez 555 15. Mike Schmidt 548 16. Mickey Mantle 536 17. Jimmie Foxx 534 18. Willie McCovey 521 18. Frank Thomas 521 18. Ted Williams 521 21. x-Albert Pujols 513 22. Ernie Banks 512 22. Eddie Mathews 512 24. Mel Ott 511 25. Gary Shefeld 509 26. Eddie Murray 504 NL leaders G AB R H Pct. Tulowitzki Col 91 315 71 107 .340 Puig LAD 104 389 62 123 .316 MaAdams StL 96 360 38 113 .314 AMcCutchen Pit 109 412 64 128 .311 Lucroy Mil 105 401 54 123 .307 Morneau Col 96 362 40 111 .307 Revere Phi 102 390 48 118 .303 Goldschmidt Ari 109 406 75 122 .300 DanMurphy NYM 109 456 66 137 .300 McGehee Mia 111 426 41 127 .298 RBI â€”Stanton, Miami, 74; AdGonzalez, Los Angeles, 72; Goldschmidt, Arizona, 69; AMcCutchen, Pittsburgh, 67; Desmond, Washington, 66; Braun, Milwaukee, 65; Howard, Philadelphia, 65. HOME RUNS â€”Stanton, Miami, 26; Rizzo, Chicago, 25; Byrd, Philadelphia, 21; Tulowitzki, Colorado, 21; Duda, New York, 20; Frazier, Cincinnati, 20; Goldschmidt, Arizona, 19; Reynolds, Milwaukee, 19; JUpton, Atlanta, 19. AL leaders G AB R H Pct. Altuve Hou 110 463 60 156 .337 Cano Sea 108 419 55 139 .332 VMartinez Det 99 373 55 121 .324 Brantley Cle 109 427 74 138 .323 Beltre Tex 100 382 59 122 .319 Gillaspie CWS 89 329 43 103 .313 MeCabrera Tor 113 463 70 144 .311 MiCabrera Det 109 418 68 130 .311 KSuzuki Min 94 319 28 98 .307 Trout LAA 108 420 78 128 .305 RBI â€”JAbreu, Chicago, 86; MiCabrera, Detroit, 83; Ortiz, Boston, 82; Trout, Los Angeles, 81; Donaldson, Oakland, 78; NCruz, Baltimore, 77; Brantley, Cleveland, 72; Moss, Oakland, 72. HOME RUNS â€”JAbreu, Chicago, 31; NCruz, Baltimore, 29; Encarnacion, Toronto, 26; Ortiz, Boston, 26; Trout, Los Angeles, 25; Donaldson, Oakland, 23; VMartinez, Detroit, 23; Moss, Oakland, 23. This Date in Baseball Aug. 7 1907 â€” Walter Johnson won the rst of his 417 victories leading the Washington Senators to a 7-2 victory over the Cleveland Indians. 1922 â€” Ken Williams of the St. Louis Browns hit two home runs in the sixth inning of rout over the Washington Senators. 1923 â€” Clevelandâ€™s Frank Bower went 6-for-6 with a double and ve singles as the Indians routed the Washington Senators 22-2. 1956 â€” The largest crowd in minorleague history, 57,000, saw 50-year-old Satchel Paige of Miami beat Columbus in an International League game played in the Orange Bowl. 1968 â€” Joe Keough of the Oakland Aâ€™s hit a pinch home run in his rst major league at-bat in the eighth inning of the second game of a doubleheader against the New York Yankees. The Aâ€™s won the nightcap 4-3 in 10 innings after dropping the rst game 3-0. 1971 â€” The New York Mets beat the Braves at Atlanta Stadium, 20-6. Ken Boswell led the Met attack with four hits and ve RBIs including a grand slam off Mike McQueen. 1985 â€” Baseball Commissioner Peter Ueberroth ended the strike by the Major League Baseball Players Association with the announcement of a tentative agreement. The season resumed Aug. 8. 1999 â€” Wade Boggs became the rst player to homer for his 3,000th hit, with a two-run shot in Tampa Bayâ€™s 15-10 loss to Cleveland. Boggs already had a pair of RBI singles when he homered off Chris Haney in the sixth inning. 2004 â€” Greg Maddux became the 22nd pitcher in major league history to reach 300 victories, leading the Chicago Cubs to an 8-4 victory over San Francisco. Todayâ€™s birthdays: Mike Trout 23; Tommy Kahnle 25. MLB STANDING S, BOXES AND LEADERS Braves lose eighth straight SEATTLE (AP) â€” The Seattle Mariners handed Atlanta its eighth straight loss, with Dustin Ackley and Logan Morrison hitting home runs in the third inning to beat the Braves 7-3 Wednesday. The Braves were swept at Dodger Stadium and San Diego before losing two straight at Safeco Field. Ackley led off the third with a home run and Morrison added a three-run shot off Julio Teheran (10-8) for a 5-3 lead. Robinson Cano doubled twice and scored two runs for Seattle. Chris Young (10-6) allowed three runs in five innings. He struck out six and reached double-digit wins for the first time since 2006. Five Seattle relievers combined to throw four innings of scoreless relief, allowing just two hits. Rays 7, Athletics 3 OAKLAND, Calif. â€” Kevin Kiermaier hit a two-run homer to help Jeremy Hellickson end a six-start winless stretch for his first vic tory in 11 months, and the Tampa Bay Rays beat the Oakland Athletics to avoid a sweep. Hellickson (1-1) allowed two hits and one run in seven innings, struck out three and walked none. He hadnâ€™t reached five innings in any of his previous three starts this year or in five outings dating to the end of the 2013 season. Hellickson returned late last month following right elbow surgery in January. The Rays handed reigning AL Pitcher of the Month Sonny Gray (12-5) his second straight defeat following a 5-0 July in which he had a 1.03 ERA. This is the second time Gray has lost consecutive outings in his first full major league season, also to Baltimore and the Yankees on June 7 and 13. Padres 5, Twins 4 MINNEAPOLIS â€” Center fielder Alexi Amarista made a gamesaving catch in the bottom of the ninth inning and Seth Smith followed with a solo homer in the 10th to lift the San Diego Padres to a victory over the Minnesota Twins. Amarista ran backward on a dead sprint and laid out for a brilliant diving catch of a drive off the bat of Eduardo Escobar to keep the game tied. Smith had two hits and two RBIs. Rangers 3, White Sox 1 CHICAGO â€” Adam Rosales homered twice in a game for the first time in his career and Nick Tepesch pitched scoreless ball into the sixth inning, leading the Texas Rangers over Chris Sale and the Chicago White Sox. The Rangers, who began the day with baseballâ€™s worst record, have won consecutive games for the first time since June 27-28. They routed the White Sox 16-0 on Tuesday night. Yankees 5, Tigers 1 NEW YORK â€” Chris Capuano outpitched Justin Verlander while Brian McCann and Chase Headley homered to send the New York Yankees past the Detroit Tigers. The Yankees improved to 2-1 in these three straight games started for Detroit by AL Cy Young Award winners. New York edged Max Scherzer on Monday, then David Price got a no-decision Tuesday in a game the Tigers won in the 12th. Capuano (2-2) gave up an unearned run and five hits in 6 2/3 innings, striking out eight and walking one. The Yankees got the 35-year-old lefty from Colorado last month after he began the season with Boston. Phillies 10, Astros 3 PHILADELPHIA â€” Chase Utley hit a three-run homer, and Ben Revere had four hits, including a triple, to lead the Philadelphia Phillies to a victory over the Houston Astros. Ryan Howard had two hits and two RBIs with a double for Philadelphia, which had scored just two runs in 35 2/3 innings entering Wednesday. The Phillies topped the Astros 2-1 in 15 innings on Tuesday night. Pirates 7, Marlins 3 PITTSBURGH â€” Josh Harrison had three hits to extend his hot streak and Jeff Locke overcame a shaky start to pitch seven innings as the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the Miami Marlins. Harrison hit a double and scored twice. He is 20 for 44 during a 10-game hitting streak, with six doubles, one triple and five home runs. Locke (3-3) gave up three runs in the first two innings, and then shut out the Marlins over his last five. He gave up six hits and no walks, and struck out seven, beating Miami for the first time in five starts. Nationals 6, Mets 1 WASHINGTON â€” Doug Fister took a five-hit shutout into the eighth inning, Adam LaRoche homered twice and Danny Espinosa also connected as the Washington Nationals beat the New York Mets. Fister (11-3) allowed one unearned run and six hits in 7 1/3 innings. He struck out seven and reduced his ERA to 2.49. Reds 8, Indians 3 CINCINNATI â€” Mat Latos pitched seven shutout innings and chipped in with a hit as the Cincinnati Reds opened a seven-game homestand with a win over the Cleveland Indians. Zack Cozart hit a three-run homer off the left-field foul pole and Kristopher Negron added a two-run shot as the Reds won for the third time in four games. Blue Jays 5, Orioles 1 TORONTO â€” Drew Hutchison came within one out of his second career complete game, Jose Bautista homered and drove in three runs and the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Baltimore Orioles, snapping a four-game losing streak. Melky Cabrera had three hits as the Blue Jays closed within four games of the AL East-leading Orioles and handed Baltimore its first loss in four games. L OGAN M ORRI S ON MLB R OUNDUP BASEBALL
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CLASSIFIEDSPage C8 | The News Herald | Thursday, August 7, 2014 33317 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE FOURTEENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR BAY COUNTY, FLORIDA Case No.: 14000727CA HSBC BANK USA, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, AS TRUSTEE FOR OWNIT MORTGAGE LOAN TRUST, MORTGAGE LOAN ASSET-BACKED CERTIFICATES, SERIES 2005-4, Plaintiff, vs. FRANCES KWONG; et al., Defendant(s). NOTICE OF ACTION TO:Betty Kwong A/K/A Pei-Hua Fan Last Known Residence: 1813 Arthur Avenue, Panama City, FL 32405 YOU ARE HEREBY NOTIFIED that an action to foreclose a mortgage on the following property in Bay County, Florida: LOT 3, IN BLOCK 4, OF ST. ANDREWS BAY RAILROAD LAND & MINING CO. PLAT, OF THE SOUTHEAST QUARTER OF SECTION 36, TOWNSHIP 3 SOUTH, RANGE 15 WEST, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF BAY COUNTY, FLORIDA. has been filed against you and you are required to serve a copy of your written defenses, if any, to it on ALDRIDGE I CONNORS, LLP, PlaintiffÂ’s attorney, at 1615 South Congress Avenue, Suite 200, Delray Beach, FL 33445 (Phone Number: (561) 392-6391), within 30 days of the first date of publication of this notice, and file the original with the clerk of this court either before on PlaintiffÂ’s attorney or immediately thereafter; otherwise a default will be entered against you for the relief demanded in the complaint or petition. Dated: August 1, 2014. BILL KINSAUL Clerk of Circuit Court Tina Scott-Woodford As Deputy Clerk August 7, 14, 2014 33319 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE FOURTEENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR BAY COUNTY, FLORIDA Case No.: 14-000336-CA U.S. BANK, N.A. as trustee on behalf of MANUFACTURED HOUSING CONTRACT SENIOR/ SUBORDINATE PASSTHROUGH CERTIFICATE TRUST 2000-4, acting by and through GREEN TREE SERVICING LLC, as Servicing Agent 345 St. Peter Street 1100 Landmark Towers St. Paul, MN 55102, Plaintiff, vs. THE UNKNOWN HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES, ASSIGNEES, CREDITORS, LIENORS AND TRUSTEES OF RONALD L. PADGETT, DECEASED, AND ANY OTHER PERSONS CLAIMING BY, THROUGH, UNDER AND AGAINST THE NAMED DEFENDANT, THE UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF RONALD L. PADGETT, RONALD SCOTT PADGETT, THE UNKNOWN HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES, ASSIGNEES, CREDITORS, LIENORS AND TRUSTEES OF FRED A. STANLEY, DECEASED, AND ANY OTHER PERSONS CLAIMING BY, THROUGH, UNDER, AND AGAINST THE NAMED DEFENDANT, THE UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF FRED A. STANLEY Defendants. NOTICE OF ACTION THE UNKNOWN HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES, ASSIGNEES, CREDITORS, LIENORS AND TRUSTEES OF RONALD L. PADGETT, DECEASED, AND ANY OTHER PERSONS CLAIMING BY, THROUGH, UNDER AND AGAINST THE NAMED DEFENDANT, THE UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF RONALD L. PADGETT THE UNKNOWN HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES, ASSIGNEES, CREDITORS, LIENORS AND TRUSTEES OF FRED A. STANLEY, DECEASED, AND ANY OTHER PERSONS CLAIMING BY, THROUGH, UNDER, AND AGAINST THE NAMED DEFENDANT THE UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF FRED A. STANLEY YOU ARE NOTIFIED that a civil action has been filed against you in the Circuit Court, County of Bay, State of Florida, to foreclose certain real property described as follows: PARCEL 2: COMMENCE AT THE SOUTHEAST CORNER OF THE NORTHEAST QUARTER (1/4) OF THE SOUTHWEST QUARTER (SW 1/4) OF SECTION 4 TOWNSHIP 1 NORTH RANGE 12 WEST, THENCE N01Â°09Â’12Â”E FOR 265.52 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING, THENCE N89Â°54Â’12Â”W FOR 667.51 FEET; N01Â°09Â’12Â”E A DISTANCE OF 199.48 FEET, THENCE S89Â°50Â’45Â”E FOR 667.33 FEET, THENCE S01Â°12Â’15Â”W A DISTANCE OF 199.14 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING. PARCEL 3: COMMENCING AT THE SOUTHEAST CORNER OF THE NORTHEAST QUARTER (1/4) OF THE SOUTHWEST QUARTER OF SECTION 4, TOWNSHIP 1 NORTH, RANGE 12 WEST; THENCE N01Â°09Â’12Â”E FOR 464.66 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING; THENCE N89Â°52Â’38Â”W FOR 667.33 FEET; THENCE N01Â°12Â’15Â”E FOR 199.48 FEET; THENCE S89Â°50Â’45Â”E FOR 667.15 FEET; THENCE S01Â°09Â’12Â”W FOR 199.14 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING; TOGETHER WITH THAT CERTAIN 2000 60X28 OAK KNOLL MOBILE HOME SERIAL NUMBERS GAFLY34A 31590OK22 & GAFLY34B31590OK22. Commonly known as: 20125 MARROW ROAD, FOUNTAIN, FL 32438 You are required to file a written response with the Court and serve a copy of your written defense, if any, to it on Timothy D. Padgett, PlaintiffÂ’s attorney, whose address is 6267 Old Water Oak Road, Suite 203, Tallahassee, Florida 32312, at least thirty (30) days from the date of first publication, and file the original with the clerk of this court either before service on PlaintiffÂ’s attorney of immediately thereafter; otherwise, a default will be entered against you for the relief demanded in the complaint. Dated this 31st day of July, 2014. BILL KINSAUL Clerk of Court By: Tina Scottwoodford Deputy Clerk Attorney for Plaintiff: Timothy D. Padgett, P.A. 6267 Old Water Oak Road, Suite 203, Tallahassee, FL 32312 (850) 422-2520 Fax: (850) 422-2567 Attorney@padgettlaw. com August 7, 14, 2014 95772 PUBLIC NOTICE Notice is hereby given that the Northwest Florida Transportation Corridor Authority will hold a Financial Meeting on August 14, 2014 at the Destin Wine Bar, located at 4424 Commons Drive East, Suite E3, Destin, FL. The meeting will begin at 10:00 a.m. CST. Any person requiring special accommodations to participate in these meetings is asked to advise the Corridor Authority at least 48 hours prior to the meeting by contacting Alicia Stephen at (850) 429-8905 or email@example.com m. August 7, 2014 33320 PUBLIC NOTICE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS BAY COUNTY, FLORIDA NOTICE OF CALL FOR BID SEALED BIDS for ITB NO:14-40 Trash Collection Services will be received by the BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS OF BAY COUNTY, FLORIDA at the Purchasing Department 840 W. 11th Street, Suite 2500, Panama City, FL 32401 up until 2:00 pm (central time) on Thursday, August 21, 2014. Bids will be publicly opened immediately following the deadline. The ITB package is available in the Purchasing Department at the above address, email purchasing@ baycountyfl.gov. Electronic versions of the package are available at: http://www. FloridaBidSystem.com or http://www. demandstar.com/ The Bay County Board of County Commissioners reserves the right to accept or reject any and/or all proposals in the best interest of Bay County. Submitted by: Karen Grindle Contract Coordinator August 7, 2014 99831 PUBLIC NOTICE Tri-County Community Council, Inc., Board of Directors will meet on Thursday, Aug 14, 2014 at 5:00 P.M., with Finance Committee & Head Start Committee meeting at 4:15 p.m.; & Programs Committee meeting at 4:30 p.m. at McLains Restaurant located on 331 South in DeFuniak Springs. August 7, 2014 99803 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT, FOURTEENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OF THE STATE OF FLORIDA, IN AND FOR BAY COUNTY Case No.: 2014-000007-CP IN RE: ESTATE OF KATHLEEN ANDERSON a/k/a KITTY ANDERSON Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of KATHLEEN ANDERSON, deceased, whose date of death was December 6, 2013, is pending in the Circuit Court for Bay County, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is 300 East 4th Street, Panama City, Florida 32401. The names and addresses of the personal representative and the personal representativeÂ’s attorney are set forth below. All creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedentÂ’s estate on whom a copy of this notice is required to be served must file their claims with this court WITHIN THE LATER OF 3 MONTHS AFTER THE TIME OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR 30 DAYS AFTER THE DATE OF SERVICE OF A COPY OF THIS NOTICE ON THEM. All other creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedentÂ’s estate must file their claims with this court WITHIN 3 MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE. ALL CLAIMS NOT FILED WITHIN THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH IN SECTION 733.702 OF THE FLORIDA PROBATE CODE WILL BE FOREVER BARRED. NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH ABOVE, ANY CLAIM FILED TWO (2) YEARS OR MORE AFTER THE DECEDENTÂ’S DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED. The date of first publication of this notice is July 24, 2014. Personal Representative/ Attorney for Personal Representative: LETTA DILLARD GORMAN, 222 PALM BEACH DR. PANAMA CITY BEACH, FLORIDA 32413, 334-258-9148, FL Bar No. PHV108157 July 31, August 7, 2014 99901 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT, FOURTEENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OF THE STATE OF FLORIDA, IN AND FOR BAY COUNTY CASE NO.: 14-754-CA GEORGE R. FLEMING, TRUSTEE OF THE DEERPOINT COVE LAND COMPANY, INC. PROFIT SHARING PLAN, Plaintiff, vs. DWIGHT M. HAYES, IF MARRIED, HIS UNKNOWN SPOUSE, AND IF DECEASED, HIS UNKNOWN HEIRS, DEVISEES, CREDITORS, GRANTEES AND ALL PERSONS CLAIMING BY, THROUGH, UNDER OR AGAINST HIM, UNKNOWN TENANT NUMBER ONE and UNKNOWN TENANT NUMBER TWO, Defendants, NOTICE OF ACTION TO: Dwight M. Hayes, if married, his unknown spouse, and if deceased, his unknown heirs, devisees, creditors, grantees, and all persons claiming by, through, under or against him Last known residence addresses: unknown YOU ARE HEREBY NOTIFIED that an action to foreclose a Mortgage on the following described real property located in Bay County, Florida to wit: The South 305.94 feet of the West Half of the Northwest Quarter of the Southeast Quarter of the Southwest Quarter of Section 8, Township 1 South, Range 14 West, Bay County, Florida. Less and except the South 25 feet for road right of way. has been filed against you and you are required to serve a copy of your written defenses, if any, to it on Jack G. Williams, Attorney at Law, PlaintiffÂ’s attorney, whose address is Post Office Box 2176, Panama City, FL 32402, on or before the 8th day of September, 2014, and file the original with the Clerk of this Court, either before service on the PlaintiffÂ’s attorney or immediately thereafter; otherwise a default will be entered against you for the relief demanded in the Complaint. WITNESS my hand and official seal of this Court on this 28th day of July, 2014. BILL KINSAUL Clerk of Circuit Court By: Tina Scottwoodford Deputy Clerk July 31, August 7, 2014 ADOPTION: Adoring Teacher (will stay home) & Attorney Love awaits 1st baby. Sheila & Justin 1-800-552-0045 Expenses Pd FLBar42311 $500 Reward!Lost male dog, 25 lb reddish brown colored w/ light brown markings. Wearing red collar and tag that says Lokie. Lost on corner of 23rd Ct & Fortune Ave. Family pet, please call Jean 850-624-1997 LOST Â‘52 Class Ring Gulf Coast Hosp Aug.1. Call 850-638-0530. Text FL96945 to 56654 Reward $200Small chihuahua mix, lost in St Joe Beach/ Mexico Beach Area, 14yrs old, mostly white w/ tan spots. weighs about 6lbs. Lost 8/2 about 8am. 850-227-4516 DENTURES Found at Friday Fest 8/1. Call Gail 850-763-2010 or 850-819-7756 Small Chi-Peek, found on Hwy 231 & Hwy 20, well groomed, Call 850-769-1496 or 850-532-2909 to Identify Tool Kit found in bushes in North Lagoon, Call to Identify. (850) 249-6749 / or 276-5922 Alternative To BoardingHouse N PetSitting Svs. Licensed Bonded 265-0278 Doberman & Boxer Mix Puppies , 8 Weeks old $150 850-381-9822 Text FL97189 to 56654 Havanese Puppies Very small, 2 male & 2 female ready now. Half buy at $250, Call 850-481-6506 Miniature Dachshund PupsRegistered & Health Certificate$300 774-0788 Free Kittens to Good Home Black & White, 7 weeks old. 850-866-0846 New Barrell Racing Sattle , Hand tooling, only used once +all pack. Call 257-5670 Frigidaire Drop In Stove , smooth top, white, good looking cond. $400. Call 850-532-5343 W/D $150, Apartment Size refrigerator $150 Call 850-276-5075 Office Equip. & Furniture Desks,Filing cabinet, Conference tables, Banquet tables, CredenzaÂ’s, Saver 2100 time clock, Chairs, Iwatsy phone systems, Speco Violo system, Spectacular office cubicle, water dispenser. For detail info Call 850-234-5366 or 850-628-1936 DELL Tower Desktop computer, seldom used . 17in flat screen monitor, extra new keyboard, 3 speakers, HP printer, brand new scanner, 3-shelf computer desk on wheels, 2 reems, blue printer paper. $400 OBO. Bayou George Area Call 850-769-9388 After 10am Sony 55Â” KDS-55A2000 Brand new projection lamp, excellent picture quality w/ the exception of green tint, which was an issue with SonyÂ’s of this series. $250 Call 850-774-2290 Buy & SellUsed Furniture 850-872-9544 or www .visit second2none.com Beach West End : 100 Sandalwood Ct (Summerwood subdivision follow signs) Fri & Sat, 6am to 2pmGarage SaleFurniture, Clothing, Hand bags & MORE!! Text FL97177 to 56654 Callaway , 608 N Fox Ave, off 22 turn left right beside Callaway Elem, Sat, Aug 9th, 8a -2pGarage SaleFishing Poles, Cordless Circular Saw, Misc Items, & Lots More Text FL97193 to 56654 Cove: 509 E. 5th COURT, 5th Court NOT 5th Street! One block S of Business 98, between Hamilton Ave. and Massalina Dr., August 9, 7-11 amProfessional Office/ Home SaleComputer desks, filing cabinets, office supplies, art and decor, misc home items txt FL96805 to 56654 Lynn Haven: 501 Amy St, corner of Minn & Amy, Friday & Saturday, 9am until...2 Family Carport SaleLots of misc. items! Text FL81984 to 56654 Mexico Beach , 42nd St, Saturday Aug 9th 8am-until CSTHuge Inside & Outside Yard SaleAntiques, Jewelry, Wicker, Buttons, Yard Items & more!! Panama City 1402 Cincinnati Ave/14 st, Sat Aug 9 8am-4pmGarage/ Moving Sale!2 Families, Something for everyone! Text FL96963 to 56654 Panama City Forest Park United Methodist Church (next to Sams)Sat 8/9 7am-NoonChurch Garage Sale Fund raiser!Something for Everyone! txt FL96686 to 56654 Panama City : 3302 W 16th St, Friday, Aug 8th, 8am-?Yard & Renovation SaleClothing, Antiques, Antique Dishes, Shelving, & Lots More. Text FL97080 to 56654 Slow Reader? Free tutoring for adults.Call Literacy Volunteers of Bay County Public Library, 872-7500
CLASSIFIEDSThursday, August 7, 2014 | The News Herald | Page C9 SalesSales Support CoordinatorThe News Herald is seeking a Sales Support Coordinator. Ideal candidate will need strong communication skills, and very high attention to detail. Excellent customer service and organizational skills required and must have excellent computer skills. This position will work collaboratively with the assigned team to ensure exceptional customer service to companyÂ’s current and prospective advertisers by helping set appointments for sales team and taking calls from clients. Candidates will work with sales team on exciting sales opportunities in The News Herald, on newsherald.com, PanamaCity.com, Monster, Yahoo and Google. Candidates must be process driven and be able to function effectively and independently, with assertive, innovative and persuasive personality to achieve sales objectives on a regular basis. Must be willing to take on other special initiatives. Candidates should have prior experience in a sales environment along with high school diploma or equivalent. The News Herald offers a competitive benefit package including health, dental, life insurance, and 401(k) plan. To apply, send resume to firstname.lastname@example.org. Candidate hired pending pre-employment drug screen and criminal background check. Web Id 34294684 Text FL94684 to 56654 SalesMulti-Media Advertising Sales Panama City, FloridaDo you want a career where you can make a difference? Are you a motivated sales associate? If you answered yes and yes, take a look at The News Herald. We want you! Sales Opportunities: newsherald.com PANAMACITY.com Monster Google Yahoo! The News Herald offers benefits including medical, dental, vision insurance, flexible spending accounts, 401(k) plan, vacation and sick leave. Send resume to email@example.com. Candidate hired pending background check and pre-employment drug screen. Web Id 34294682 Text FL94682 to 56654 BusinessMBBA Executive Director PositionThe Mid-Bay Bridge Authority is seeking applicants for the position of Executive Director. The Executive Director acts as the chief administrative representative of the Authority and is responsible for the overall administration, financial management, and day-to-day activities of the Authority. The Executive Director reports to the Board of the Authority and acts at the BoardÂ’s direction. The ideal candidate will be a highly energetic, creative self-starter with a proven track record of leading institutional or department growth. Applicants should have strong verbal and written communication skills and experience in Engineering/Construction, Contract Administration and Financial Management. Qualified applicants should send a cover letter, resume and salary requirements to: Matthews & Jones, LLP Attn: Dawn E. Stuntz 4475 Legendary Drive Destin, FL 32541 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org A complete job description may be requested from email@example.com. Resumes will be accepted through August 31, 2014. WEB ID 34296329 Medical/HealthFull-Time/Part-Time /Prn (LPNÂ’s) 1st and 2nd shifts Full-Time/Part-Time/Prn (Resident Assistants) all three shifts Wellness Director FulltimeNo phone calls apply in person only! 6012 Magnolia Beach Road Panama City Beach FL32408 Web ID#: 34296450Text FL96450 to 56654 LegalLitigation ParalegalBusy firm seeks dependable, detail oriented full-time litigation paralegal with excellent computer skills. Must be proficient in Microsoft Office, Word, and WordPerfect. Candidate must have excellent organizational skills, be self-directed and be able to multi-task. Send resume to P O Box 2467, Panama City 32402 Web ID#: 34296835 Bldg/Const/Skill TradeLocal Construction Co.needs frame and trim carpenters, drywallers, & painters. DFWP Must have transportation and tools Call 850-271-8919 Web id 34296535 Install/Maint/RepairFork Lift MechanicWilling to train. Call for interview 850-763-3098 Web Id 34296502 Install/Maint/Repair CUST. SERVICE REPS MASTER TECHNICIANS AUTO SALESEXCELLENT WAGES + BENEFITS PACKAGE APPLY AT 2533 E. 15TH ST. OR EMAIL JOBS@CERTIFIEDNATIONWIDE.COM Web ID#: 34292968 Text FL92968 to 56654 Bldg Const/TradesTig or Mig WelderExp Tig Welder for Pipe Fabrication company. Apply in person M-F from 8-2 at 6513 Bayline Dr., Panama City, FL 32404. 50 hrs/wk 850-763-4834 EOE/ DFWP Web ID#: 34296293 Food Svs/HospitalityWork for the Best! We are seeking an experiencedMaintenance TechnicianPerforms repairs & preventative maintenance for hotel to ensure quality standards are achieved and maintained. Experience in maintenance & hotel background preferred. Apply in Person at: TownePlace Suites 903 East 23rd Place Panama City, FL 32405 EOE M/F/D/V Web ID#: 34296788 Text FL96788 to 56654 Install/Maint/RepairImmediate Opening!ExperiencedAutomotive Service TechMust be versatile in all automotive mechanical areas. 401k, medical insurance participation, paid vacations, and more! Please apply in person See Matt Richardson, Service Manager Bill Cramer Chevrolet Cadillac Buick GMC 2251 West 23rd Street Panama City, FL 32402. DMV Records Check. Drug Free Workplace EOE Web ID: 34296690 Install/Maint/RepairMad Hatter Muffler Thomas Drive Locationwe are seeking an experienced Technician for Full Time employment. Must be versatile in all areas, exhaust experience a major plus. Mon-Fri, No weekends, Paid Vacations, insurance, Holidays. Please apply in person at 506 Thomas Drive or call Fritz Garrett 234-5253 for more info. Clean DMV and drug screen required. Web id 34297074 Bldg Const/TradesMachinistExperienced Machinist for Pipe Fabrication Company. DFWP Apply at: 6513 Bayline Dr. PC. 850-763-4834 Web ID#: 34264279 Customer SupportReservationistFull time, experienced Rental Reservationist needed. Computer skills a must. Flexible hours. Starting at $9.00 to $10.50 per hour. Send resume to Resort Destinations in Panama City Beach, Florida, Fax 850-235-4633 or email resume to firstname.lastname@example.org Web ID#: 34296940 Text FL96940 to 56654 Food Serv.Dietary CookWe have a full time position open for an experienced cook. Morning and afternoon cook. We are a five star facility and have a great team.Great Benefits with BCBS insurance, Dental Insurance, 401K, Paid Vacation, sick. Free Uniforms. Apply in person at 924 W. 13Th. St. Panama City, Fl. 32401 Web ID#: 34296849 Food ServicesMeat Department ManagerLooking for a motivated meat cutter who can manage a team to achieve maximum efficiency within the department. The individual must be open to change at any point to better the department, as well as the business, as our business is in a constant state of growth and expansion to better serve our customers. The position is best suited for someone with innovative ideas as we encourage our employees to have an entrepreneurial state of mind.Requirements: 3-5 years of management experience Must have experience in all cuts. Purchasing experience along with pricing intelligence. Must be self motivated to drive sales within the department. Competitive Pay, $35,000-$40,000 Based Upon Experience Benefits include insurance, vacation and bonus. Apply in person 902 Ohio Ave Lynn Haven, FL or Call 265-2694 Web ID 34296516Text FL96516 to 56654 Panama City 1200 Harrison Ave, (Tommy Oliver side of Bay High School) Sat. Aug 9th 7:00am til 11:00amMillion Dollar MarketMulti family sale. To many items to list. Come support the Million Dollar Band Community. txt FL97157 to 56654 Panama City: 100 Wood Trail, off Harrison Ave in Woods III subdivision. Aug 9th, 7am-NoonGarage SaleMisc Household, Furniture, Clothing, Toys, Commercial Sewing Machine, & Lots More. Text FL97085 to 56654 Panama City: 4420 Bylsma Circle, N on Hwy 231 near Sonic, Sat -Sun, 7am-NoonGarage SaleVariety of Items, Exercise Equipment, Clothing (00-2), Wii, IPad, lawn Furniture, Crystal, Lots of Kitchen Items & More Text FL97094 to 56654 Panama City: 802 Beachcomber, in Northshore subdivision, Fri-Sat, Aug 8 & 9, 7am-? Rain or ShineEstate/ TeacherÂ’s SaleEstate Sale: Clothing, Housewares, Glassware, Hoilday Items, Misc. TeacherÂ’s SaleSupplies, ChildrenÂ’s Books Already AR Leveled, Teaching Books & Materials, Charts, Posters, Ect. Also Lots of Dolls & Toys. Text FL97175 to 56654 Parker: 4742 Sunset Dr (in Donaldson Point subdivision), Sat, Aug 9th, 7am-untilMoving SaleA Variety of Everything! From Boat Items to Clothes, a Little Bit of everything. Text FL96922 to 56654 PCB 14724 School Dr, Fri & Sat 7am til NoonMulti-Family Yard SaleExercise equip, TV, Clothes (woman up to sz16), TV stand, Lots of nic nacs, Etc Text FL97160 to 56654 St. Andrews -1701 Mound Ave (17th & Mound Ave) Aug 9 8am-NoonMulti-Family Yard Sale!!Clothes, Household Items, Furniture, Lamps & MORE!! St. Andrews 1500 W. 15th St Saturday, Aug 9 7:00 am-NOONLSM Yard Sale FundraiserHUGE INDOOR YARD SALE! RAIN OR SHINE! We have so many items to choose from! Furniture, elderly care items, books, christmas decor, household decor, clothing of all sizes, pictures, baby items, electronics, kitchen items...AND SO MUCH MORE!!! IT ALL HAS TO GO!! ! Text FL97135 to 56654 GUN SHOW PANAMACITY FAIRGROUNDSAugust 9th & 10th SAT. 9-5 & SUN. 10-4 FREE PARKING Info. (407) 275-7233 floridagunshows.com Text FL96336 to 56654 Bowflex w/ extra attachments. Asking $700.00 850-481-0890 2 Plots at Evergreen Memorial Gardens.Paid $1895, will consider all reasonable offers. Call Inez 850-638-0508 for more info. Burn Barrells , $25/each or 2/$40. Call 624-1729 Complete Tower w/ top section up to 7ft & two pipes that can ext. tower up to 10ft. Have up to 80ft of tower. $300 OBO Call 850-638-5307 DIABETIC TEST STRIPS NEEDEDWill buy sealed, unexpired boxes (850)710-0189 Equipment Trailer, New 7x20, w/ ramps, 2ft dove tail, heavy duty, $3300 OBO Will Finance. Call 850-624-1729 New 14Â” 5-lug trailer tires and rims, galvanized. $110 each or 4 for $400. New 13Â” tires $90 each, New 12Â” tires $70 each and New 8Â” tires $55 each. Cheaper for 4 tires call 624-1729. Perennial Peanut Hay for sale, heavy bales, $8 Horse Quality, Call: 850-762-8340 or 561-793-1210 Text FL97197 to 56654 TREADMILL Spirit 3200 Programmable Commercial grade $400 excellent cond. Call 850-624-1749 Utility trailer tires & rims 205-75-15. 5 lug white spoke. New. $90 ea or 4 for $350. Also, new 14Â” $80 each or 4 for $300. Also, new 13Â” $70 each or 4 for $270. Call 850-624-1729 Utility Trailer: New, 76x10; 4ft gate; 2in hitch; sides treated deck, d-rings, 15in tires $1200 OBO. Will finance. 624-1729 Grand Piano 7ft, black, well maintained. Piano teacher downsizing. $6500 850-769-9603 Accounting/FinanceBookkeeper Asst.PT needed year round Average 10-18 hrs a wk. Must be able to work 7 days a week Computer exp req. Retirees are encouraged to apply. Send resume to: Coconut Creek Family Fun Park. Attn: Bookkeeper. 9807 Front Beach Rd., PCB, FL 32407 No Phone Calls Web ID 34297180 Admin/ClericalAdministrative AssistantPart Time. Assist in the daily operation of church office in Laguna Beach. 16-20 hours per week, M -Th. Requires solid knowledge of Microsoft Office and working knowledge of Publisher. Starting at $11/hour. Background check required. EOE. Email resume to email@example.comWeb Id # 34296676 Text FL96676 to 56654 Administrative/ClericalAdmin AsstDependable, FT employment. Busy with multi tasking. Experience with phones, computers, and customer service. Accepting resumes in person Harris Business Machines 485 Harrison Ave. M-F 9am-4pm or fax resume to 850-392-0001. Web ID#: 34281013 Text FL81013 to 56654 Bldg Const/Skill TradeRoofers and Roofing CrewsNeeded in Panama City Call 850-271-4199 Web ID#: 34296840 Bldg Const/TradeService Plumberswith CDL Lic. Apply in person at 703 Mulberry Ave. No Phone Calls. Web ID # 34296413 Text FL96413 to 56654 BusinessLicensed CAMwanted on West Side of Panama City Beach to South Walton Area. Must have current Florida CAM with minimum of ONE year experience as a Florida CAM. Needs to have reliable transportation, pass a background check and drug screening. Pay is $40,000 to $45,000. If you meet these qualifications, please send your resume to HR.Destin@Gmail.comWeb ID#: 34297174 Install/Maint/RepairNOW HIRING Installer Duct Mechanic HelperGreat benefits. DFWP. EOE. Tarpon Dock A/C 850-785-9568 Web ID#: 34296021 Install/Maint/RepairPest ControlFull time, benefits Drug free workplace. Apply in person Davis Exterminators, 2153 Frankford Ave, Panama City Web ID#: 34296819 Home Painting ProÂ’sRes / Commercial Painting & Pressure Washing Free Estimates 850-276-0606 $2999-NEW METAL ROOF for the Doublewide!! (up to 28x60) Licensed & Insured. Guyson Construction & Roofing (850) 258-5856 CALLTODAYText FL96551 to 56654 Affordable RoofingFree estimates! 850-596-2138 Lic#RC 29027242Text FL96565 to 56654 !ActionTree.NetBest Prices in Town Lic/Insured, Firewood Call/Text 850-527-7017 Any Time Tree Removal!Free Estimates Lic./Ins. 850-265-9794Text FL87880 to 56654 CreamerÂ’s Tree ServiceCall Jason @ (850)832-9343 Complete Lawn Care Senior & Military Disc. Call Steven: 850-624-8798 -Cell 850-235-2212 -Office YARDEDGE 625-3942 MOW & TRIM Palms/Hedges/Sod Cleanups & Haul-Offs Call 596-6293,Lic&Ins Best Oriental Massage Health & Harmony Nice Professional QUALITYTOUCH! 914-9177.Lic #9026 Oriental MassagePanama City Beach Shiatsu/Swedish 850-832-4790 #MA62742 Have It Your Way Int/Ext Painting, Cabinet Refinishing, Deck and Concrete Painting, Pressure Washing, Wood and Drywall Repair. 850-303-8526 /850-250-7804 Roy Smiley Jr Home Painting ProÂ’sRes / Commercial Painting & Pressure Washing Free Estimates 850-276-0606 Home ImprovementsBy Sam Repairs, Doors, Wood Rot, Fences, Paint, Roofs Credit Cards Accepted (850)348-0207 Have It Your Way Int/Ext Painting, Clean-Ups/Sod, ALLConcrete Work, Rock/Flower Beds. Lot Clearing, Pressure Washing, Lot Clearing, Lawns Save 10%-20% 850-303-8526 Roy Smiley Jr Able Lawn SvcW e Show Up! Lawn Cut/Whack/Blow Starting @ $35 596-4383/ 258-5072 Text FL94377 to 56654 GeneÂ’s IrrigationOver 25yrs Experience Pump & Sprinkler System Repairs, Extensions, & More Call For a Quote 850-960-0065 Lawns Â‘RÂ’UsAllow us to take care of all your service needs! Yard maintenance & grooming, yard cleanup, debris removal, pressure washing &sod. Licensed & Insured. 850-960-2033 WHITEÂ’S CONCRETEServing Bay Since 1994 874-1515 / 896-6864 Accept Credit Cards Affordable AdditionsRemodeling, New Construction. Comm/Residential. 850-596-2138 Lic. #CGC 1506283Text FL90711 to 56654 Bill W Hash Remodeling/ConsultingA Master Craftsman w/ 33 yrs exp. Call 850-890-7569 Text FL94898 to 56654 SEATILE Tile & Wood All Types of Tiles & Wood Flooring installed. Bath & Kitchens Too! Free Est: Kenneth 850-532-4251 GIT-R-DONE HANDYMAN Plumbing, Flooring, Decks, Storage Barns, Odd Jobs, Pressure Washing, Painting, Appliance Repair & More! Quality Work, Insured, Free Estimates! GIT-R-DONE!! (850) 687-2510 Text FL94460 to 56654 Advanced Appliance Service Reconditioned Appliances w/Warranty and Delivery. Washers, Dryers, & Refrigerators 871-9405/871-1731 ACLASSIC TOUCH AHonest Person To Clean Your Home, Office Or Condo, Lic/Ins, 15yrs exp, Free Est 774-3977 Text FL94580 to 56654 ATIDYCOTTAGE Be it cottage or castle itÂ’s no hassle. Professional 15yrs exp. Res. Lic. 872-8086Text FL91723 to 56654 Dependable Honest House Cleaning Reasonable Rates, Free Estimates. Call Joanna 381-9568 These tiny ads sell, hire, rent and inform for thousands of families each week.Let a little Classified ad do a big job for you. The News Herald Classified 747-5020 THE PERFECT CAREER OPPORTUNITY Multi-Media Advertising Sales WE ARE SEEKING STRONG SALES MINDED INDIVIDUALS WHO ARE ABLE TO:Â‰ Manage multiple tasks Â‰ Prospect for new business & deliver excellent customer serviceÂ‰ Develop and present sales presentations to potential customers utilizing The News HeraldÂ’s print and digital media solutions The Panama City News Herald is adding talented and motivated Multi-Media Sales Professionals to our advertising team. Please submit resume & cover letter to: LGrimes@pcnh.comAsk us about the great bene ts in sales base pay + commission, bene ts including Medical, Dental & Vision Insurance, Flexible Spending, 401(k) Plan, Vacation & Sick Leave. 1131262
CLASSIFIEDSPage C10 | The News Herald | Thursday, August 7, 2014 $975 DownFord F150 02 X/Cab. 0% interest. $5900 9a-9p. Daylight Auto Fin. 850-215-1769 DLR $1895 DownChevy Silverado 2003 X/Cab. 0% int $7900 9a-9p. Daylight Auto Fin. 215-1769 DLR Chevy Silverado 2500HD, 2006, only 116k miles, Nice! Call Peter 850-586-4640 Chevy SSR LS, Â‘05, auto, V8, lth, power top, 48k miles, $22,999! Call 850-250-5981. Ford F250 Crew Cab, 2014, 4x4, Turbo Diesel, SLT, Clean! Call Mike Crilly 850-814-5147 Ford Ranger 2003 Extra Cab. Automatic A/C, Mossy Oak Package, very clean. Low as $250 Month Apply now online EJÂ’sautoworld.com 763-6003 Ram 1500 Quad Cab, Â‘13, auto, V8, 7659 miles, $25,991! Call 850-250-5981 Toyota Tundra, 2007, white, CrewMax, TRD pkge, $19,988 Call Chris Witt 866-6852 Chevy Uplander 2007. Dual Air DVD Entertainment, Ride & drives perfect. Low as $250 a month.Apply online. EJÂ’sautoworld.com 763-6003 Chrysler Town & Country, 2007, blue, 118k miles, Clean! Great price! Call Peter 850-586-4640 Chrysler Town & Country, 2014, 10 to choose from! Starting at $23,998! Call Mike Crilly 850-814-5147 Dodge Grand Caravan, 2012, lthr, cruise, 52k miles, pwr w/l, $18,900 Call Joey Causey 334-580-0541 Ford Aerostar 1997 , long van, 159k mi, cold air, runs good, $2500 obo 850-630-5512 Ford E-250 Cargo Van, Â‘13, pw, parcal divider, $22,993. Call 850-250-5981. Ford E250 Econoline Van, 2005, silver, Nice! Call Peter 850-586-4640 Toyota Sienna, 2009, pwr w/l, cruise, lthr, $18,990 Call Joey Causey 334-580-0541 26.5ft Proline Cabin Cruiser , Fiber glass, Sleeps sets, Inboard motor, AC, Kitchen, Bath, Generator, Aluminum trailer, $10,995. Call 850-832-9576 or 832-9577 Wet Slip $130/month. Elec/water, Near Old Airport Please call 850-571-5828 Text FL96824 to 56654 2012 Keystone Montana 5th Wheel Model 3150. No pets / smoking, Excellent Condition. Never pulled across the hwy, permanently in storage in PCB Great price! 336-385-1245 Streamlight by Gulf Stream 2006 24Â’ w/ 1 slide out, clean $7000 352-442-2906 1130318 Honda CR-V EX, Â‘09, auto, must see, $16,992! Call 850-250-5981. Jeep Wrangler, 2007, Only 60k miles! Call Peter 850-586-4640 Kia Sorento, 2006, LOADED! Lthr, Very sharp! Hurry! $9988 Call Sandro 832-9071 Lincoln MKX, 2010, lthr, 29k miles, pwr /l, cruise, $22,900 Call Joey Causey 334-580-0541 Mazda CX7 2009 Fully loaded Automatic, Cold air, Great gas Low as $250 Mth EJÂ’sautoworld.com 763-6003 Nissan Pathfinder, 2008, Good condition! WonÂ’t last! Only $14,988! Call John 850-326-3847 Nissan Roque SV, 2012, only 27k miles! 1 owner, Looks new inside & out! Great MPG! Only $18,988! Call Constantine 850-250-7523 Toyota 4Runner SR5, Â‘10, leather, sunroof, $29,991! Call 850-250-5981. $875 DownFord Explorer 03. 0% interest. $5900 9a-9p. Daylight Auto Finance. 850-215-1769 DLR 2011-2013 Jeep Wranglers! 5k-38k miles! Soft Top, Auto, 2WD or 4WD! Your choice! Call Victor 850-348-1038 Buick Enclave, 2008, lthr, 3rd row, Great ride! Only $18,988! Call John 850-326-3847 Chevy Captiva, Â‘14, auto, like new, $24,991! Call 850-250-5981. Chevy Suburban LT, Â‘14, loaded, like new, $46,991! Call 850-250-5981. Chevy Suburban, 2005, pwr w/l, cruise, $10,990 Call Joey Causey 334-580-0541 Chevy Tahoe LS, Â‘03, auto, V8, $7,991! Call 850-250-5981. Dodge Nitro SLT, Â‘07, auto, nice SUV, $11,999! Call 850-250-5981. GMC Terrain SLE, Â‘12, Certified, backup camera, 18k mi, $22,991! Call 850-250-5981. Hyundai Equus Ultimate, 2014, Demo vehicle, LOADED! A must buy! $10k off! Call Chris Witt for more info 866-6852 1130317 1130316 Mazda MX5 Miata Convertible, Â‘07, only 46k miles, $15,991! Call 850-250-5981. Mercedes-Benz SL500, leather, navigation, 53k miles, $19,991! Call 850-250-5981. Mercury Grand Marquis, 2009, 67k miles, pwr w/l/m, cruise, $12,990 Call Joey Causey 334-580-0541 New 2014 Mitsubishi Mirage-5dr hatchback, auto, all pwr, CD, smart key, Push button start, 100,000 mile Warranty, 44MPG! Several to choose from! $14,888 Gary Fox 338-5257 Nissan 350Z, Â‘07, auto, all pwr, only 30k miles, sharp, $16,991! Call 850-250-5981. Nissan 370Z, 2012, 14k miles, Fully equipped! Low miles, lots of smiles! Call Mike Crilly 850-814-5147 Nissan Altima 2.5 S CVT, Â‘12, auto, 32 MPG, $16,992! Call 850-250-5981. Nissan Altima, 2011, alloys, 61k miles, Clean! $14,998 Call Mike Crilly 850-814-5147 Nissan Versa, 2012, 1 owner sedan, non-smoker, auto, all pwr, Gas Saver! Nice Car! Only 39k Miles! $11,888 Gary Fox 338-5257 Oldsmobile Alero, 1999, local trade, dk green, tan lthr, auto, all pwr, New tires & brakes! Only 93k miles! Nice car! $3888 Gary Fox 338-5257 Pontiac G6 Sedan, Â‘10, leather, sunroof, $15,991! Call 850-250-5981. Saturn Ion coupe, 2006, local trade, blk/blk, auto, al pwr, alloys, 3dr, rear spoiler, Hurry $4988! Gary Fox 338-5257 Saturn Sky Redline, 2008, Low miles! WonÂ’t last long! Only $18,988! Call John 850-326-3847 Scion TC 2012, upgraded wheels, Full sunroof, Excellent gas mileage, Automatic. Low as $250 Mth Apply online. EJÂ’sautoworld.com 763-6003 Toyota Avalon, 2008, lthr, sunroof, LOADED! Super nice! Call 785-1591, ask for Charlie Toyota Camry LE, Â‘12, auto, all power, 35 MPG, $17,993! Call 850-250-5981. Toyota Camry LE, 2007, Great ride for only $8998! Call John 850-326-3847 Toyota Camry LE, 2007, local trade, auto, all pwr, Beautiful car! Hurry, only $8988! Gary Fox 338-5257 Toyota Corolla LE, Â‘13, 34 MPG, must see, $16,992! Call 850-250-5981. Toyota Ford Crown Victoria, 2011, white, 30k miles, 25MPG. $16,988 Call 785-1591, ask for Charlie Toyota Solara Convertible, 2006, red, Beautiful! Call Peter 850-586-4640 Volvo S60, 2006, Great condition! Low miles! Only $10 ,990! Call John 850-326-3847 VW CC Sport, 2009, Only 43k miles, auto, blk lthr, Lots of extras! Great condition! Must see! Only $14,988! Call Constantine 850-250-7523 1976 MGB -Beautiful Collector Car, $9,995. Must see to appreciate! Call 304-282-8733. *Affordable* Auto GlassLifetime Warranty 25 Years Experience 850-747-4527 $575 DownChevy Monte Carlo 02. 0% interest. $4500 9a-9p. Daylight Auto Fin. 850-215-1769 DLR $675 DownFord Taurus 04. 0% interest. $4900 9a-9p. Daylight Auto Finance. 850-215-1769 DLR 2002 Cadillac DeVille , 200k miles, leather, all power, runs good, AC, $3,000 OBO. Call 850-481-2642 2006 Toyota Scion TC , 10k miles. Runs/Looks excellent, good gas mileage, tinted windows. Stereo has Aux, CD & AM/FM. Automatic and takes regular gas. Has 4 new tires & receives regular oil changes. $6200 Call or text 850-867-6281 for more information. txt FL97021 to 56654 2011 Chevy Camaro Super SS , Loaded, Manual, V8 w/ 437 hsp, Leather, 35k miles, Black in great cond., orig $44k, steal at $26,500. Call 850-832-1821 Acura MDX, Â‘10, tech package, loaded, $28,993! Call 850-250-5981. BMW Z4 Convertible, Â‘08, leather, loaded, 31k miles, $22,991! Call 850-250-5981. Cadillac XLR, 2005, 94k miles, pwr w/l, cruise, lthr. $19,900 Call Joey Causey 334-580-0541 Chevy Corvette Coupe, Â‘02, auto, must see, $16,991! Call 850-250-5981. Chevy Impala LT, 2013, V6, 34k miles, blk, Great condition! Like New! Only $16,500! Call Constantine 850-250-7523 Chrysler 200 Limited, 2011, lthr, all pwr, cruise, 33k miles. $17,990 Call Joey Causey 334-580-0541 Chrysler 300, 2002, gold, Diamond in the rough! Only 79k miles! Call Peter 850-586-4640 Chrysler 300, 2008, cruise, auto, pwr w/l, $15,900 Call Joey Causey 334-580-0541 Chrysler 300, 2010, auto, local trade, all pwr, chrome wheels, Beautiful car! $11,888 Gary Fox 338-5257 Dodge Charger, 2009, local trade, blk bucket seats, all pwr, adj pedals, alloys, 3.5L V6, tint, Beautiful car! Only 72k miles! $11,988 Gary Fox 338-5257 For Cars, Trucks, SUVs, & Vans, Call Gary Fox @ Bay Mitsubishi 338-5257! Home of the $9888 OR LESS! Too many to put in the ads! Vehicles come in everyday and IÂ’m HERE FOR YOU! Ford Fusion, 2008, Only $7998! Call John 850-326-3847 Honda Accord,Â’ 08, auto, ac, must see, $14,991! Call 850-250-5981. Honda Accord, 1981, 2dr hatchback, local trade, beige, tan int, 5spd, CD, Hard to find! 1 owner, only 97k miles! Great on gas! Hurry $2500! Gary Fox 338-5257 Hyundai Elantra GLS, 2012, Only 37k miles! 1 owner! Looks new in & out! Lots of options! Great on gas! Only $16,500! Call Constantine 850-250-7523 Hyundai Sonata, 2014, New car as low as $17,988! Many to choose from! Call 785-1591, ask for Charlie Lexus ES330, 2004, silver, LOADED! $10,000 Call Chris Witt 866-6852 Lincoln MKZ, 2010, LOADED! Only 29k miles! 27MPG! $21,988 Call 785-1591, ask for Charlie Lincoln Town Car, 2006, local trade, lthr, auto, all pwr, alloys, dual climate ctrl, only 80k miles! Beautiful car! Only $8988! Gary Fox 338-5257 Lynn Haven: 3br/2ba, garage, double lot, covered patio w/ lights & fans, sep boat storage, open floor plan, fireplace, updated in 2011 $209,000 or Lease to Own 205-337-0749 Wewa-3 Br/2 Ba house located on the historic DEAD lakes. Includes covered boat storage & outbuildings with a covered carport. Recently updated-new roof and septic tank and all new water lines, new A/C unit. Kitchen has nice appliances and yard is very nicely landscaped and overlooks the lake. Call James Fisher with Edgewater Beach Rlty 850-866-5950 Office Building For Sale w/ lease opt. 10,132sq ft. Corner of 5th & Mercer, Downtown PC. Call center ready! 234-5366 or 628-1936 Property Ready for Move in, Any Restaraunt, Bar or Cafe, Nice Loc., For Lease or Sale Call 850-960-0752 or 850-481-3040 BEST NEW HOME DEALUnder $250,000 Gated community; 3/3.5 Gorgeous BayFront Pool; Beautiful interior, close to BayPoint. Owner Fin. Avail. Michael w/Sterling 850-865-8006 1 Acre near Bozeman School. Well & Septic. $1000 down, $322 per mnth. 850-258-9677 Lakefront Washington Co. Lot on spring-fed, crystal clear Silver Lake. South edge of Washington County. Precise description available. $30,000 negotiable. For more information call 850-763-7311. PCB: 2br/2ba 800sqft, Pristine Condition MH, 5 blks to the beach, full. furnshd. 75x125-lot sz, W/D, carport, screened porch, strage shed. $80,000 N o Financing 672 Malaga Pl. Call Jim 850-319-6902 South Port 3bd/2ba. front & back deck. All new appliances, new a/c & heat, new tin roof. Excellent shape! Possible to sell completely furnished! Owner moving. Trailer must be moved. $22,000 w/o furniture. Call 850-265-8921. GULF FRONT EAST ENDSWEET 60 FT LOT TWO COT T AGES 1755 SQ.FT. ONLY $877,000 J.M.JONES Sterling Realty 850-865-8006 Wewa-Red Bull Island 2 Adjoining corner lots120x160, one has 50x10 trlr w/ screened porch & bedroom. Furnishings Stay. 850-624-0828 1998 Destiny MH 3 Br, 2 Ba. Lrge wash room. Deck. High Lot. 60x103 +/-Good area close to Navy Base. $69,500 Cash or 20% down w/ Owner Fin. 303-4611 Sweet 2br/1ba 1,400sqft HC, on 2 lots, P.Fenced, 3 mi off Hwy 20 on 3280 (Black Creek Hwy), $75,000 850-541-4846 or 850-541-3253 The HOME that HAS IT ALL -Beautiful DEEDED ACCESS TO THE LAKE & boat dock-shared w/ 2 neighbors only 100 ft from the property. Live close to the conveniences of town with the feeling of so far away. 10 mins from PC Mall & only 23 mins from PCB via HWY 79. Located in Highpnt/Deerpnt. 4Br 3 Ba, Pool w/ Lanai, HT, outside living space w/ bar & grill. 2 garages 1 attached and detached garage/workshop w/loft above. Hope Abbott, 850-596-7653 Keller Williams Success Realty Turtle CoveNew Construction 5 Homes to Choose from. Open Daily!Call Jennifer Bowman Prudential Shimmering Sands Realty 258-1509 UNDER CONTRACT One of the best family neighborhoods. Fantastic walk/bike path that runs through the neighborhood and right up to Patronis Elementary. This Executive home is ready for you to move in. Fresh paint, new carpet and beautiful tile floors. Extra Features. Custom niches, transoms, above closet storage areas, 10ft ceilings granite, lux mastr bath. Great big Florida room, large deck & privacy fence. Hope Abbott, 850-596-7653 UNDER CONTRACT! 3 Br 2 Bath with 1/1 Guest house. Close to North Lagoon. Shaded with huge oak trees and situated on a nice big lot Tons of wood/laminate flooring, corian count-ers, wood burning FP. Large screened in back porch, fenced backyard and 2 car garage. Call Hope Abbott (850) 596-7653 Waterfront Homes Starting Under $200K Open Daily Lakeshore Landing 12 homes availableCall Jennifer Bowman Prudential Shimmering Sands Realty 258-1509 GRAND LAGOON Â“3Â” ACRES! 7019 N. Lagoon PCB MLS# 616476 3 BR/3.5 BA Prettiest waterfront you will find! $1.25MHolli Persall, RealtorERA NEUBAUER Real Estate, Inc.850-866-8195 Kings Point 4 Br, 3 Ba. Perfect for entertaining! Theater & game room, covered patio & pool all right on the Canal. $590,000 MLS 618248 Colleen Dietrich, Keller Williams 850-814-7298 LH -Open Bay Waterfront 4/4 custom home with over 4600 SF. Master Suite with FirePlace. Inground Pool, great kitchen. 4th Br is a mini suite. Bill White, Prudential Shimmering Sands Realty 814-4899 North Shore Waterfront 4 Br, 2 Bath home with 2 docks. 120 ft Canal front, covered patio & enclosed porch. CALL Bill White 850-814-4899 Prudential Shimmering Sands Realty PCB: 3br/2ba Glades Subdivision, 2029 sqft, Open Floorplan, Updated Throughout $329,000 By Appt only. 850-814-0054 Preserve On The Bay 4 Br, 4 Bath in gated community. Speakers through out. Covered pool and patio. 3 CG. $699,000 MLS 618738 Colleen Dietrich, Keller Williams 850-814-7298 Residential home with detached garage that is zoned commercial. Highly visible location off Hwy 231 for business! Kathy Peacock Morgan Prudential Shimmering Sands, 850-896-6843, KathyPeacock.com. SALE PENDING BAYFRONT CONDO! COVE One of the best locations in Bay Club overlooking pool & St. Andrews Bay! 2 Br, 2 Bath-Priv pkg. Dock. AWESOME VIEW!!! $148,900 SEE TODAY! OÂ’Keefe & Wainwright, Realtors 850-785-8746 ! ! ! ! ! ! ! Sell It Today!I BUYHOUSESPretty or Ugly763-7355ibuyhousesprettyorugly.comText FL95981 to 56654 326 Summerwood Dr.Under contract 4BR/2.5BA, 1856sf Fncd. Bck Yard Excellent Cond. Move In Ready Near Peir Park and Beach Great Neighborhood MLS# 619292 $235,000 Call Don Brown 850-624-1749 D.Brown Real Estate Services 3,155 SqFt 4BR/3BA all brick home on 1 Acre with screened inground pool & Media room w/ 100Â” screen Surround Sound. 840SqFt Workshop w/electricity. Must See! $389k MLS621422 Bonnie Milstead, CRS, GRI Prudential Shimmering Sands Realty Call 850-814-3423 A Must See!! 731 Joan Lane Beautifully remodeled 3br/2ba. New kitchen cab, granite, appl., tile, bamboo fl, carpet, windows, roof, AC, Ext. coating. Also, fireplace, screened porch, shed, fenced yard, Lrg DB car garage! $155,000 Call 850-814-4708 or 814-9427 Brand New 4712 Deerfield Dr 3bd/2ba, 2 Car garage, Living, Dining, & Kitchen Combo, Rustic Alter Cabinets, Granite tops, S.S. appliances. E.N.G. wood flooring, Ceramic tile, split bdrm, Lrg Master closet, $193,500. Call Vance 850-832-0702 Charming 3 BR, 2 BA, waterfront brick home, + studio apt, large lot, basement workshop, Florida rm, hardwood floors, F/Plc. $332,500 Call Kathy Marshall at Prudential Shimmering Sands Realty 691-9868 Custom Home 3br/2ba on North Bay. Updated kitchen. Inground pool hot tub, FL Room. 100Â’ on North Bay. Garage Apartment MLS 620342 $495,000 Please Call Karl Wiselogel, Realtor Prudential Shimmering Sands Realty 960-6673 DEDICATED BEACH -PCB 121 Bid a Wee Lane $350,000 3 Br + Bunk, 3 Ba Big Yard / Garage MLS#620069Holli Persall, RealtorERA NEUBAUER Real Estate, Inc.850-866-8195 SalesStock Clerk/ Sales ClerkPart Time & Full Time. All shifts. Apply between 9-11am 7 days per week. Shell Port 9949 Thomas Dr. PCB Web ID#: 34296088 Sec/ProtectiveFirefighterThe Northwest Florida Beaches International Airport is accepting applications for the position of Â“FirefighterÂ”. Applicants must be currently certified as a firefighter by the State of Florida, and must have experience to include driver/operator. Satisfactory drug screen and 10 year employment history check required prior to employment. Applications may be obtained Monday-Friday, 9am 4pm at the Airport Administration Offices (2nd Floor of Terminal Building) 6300 West Bay Pkwy Panama City, Florida 32409 A drug free workforce and equal opportunity employer. Web ID#: 34297051 4 Prof. Office Suites for lease in PC @ 651 W. 14th St. 1200-3500 Sq. Ft. 850-527-7339 1400 SF of office space across from Bay Medical. For More Info Call: 258-7513 Text FL96380 to 56654 7006 & 7008 Thomas Drive Dunes Plaza, approx 1000 sqft ea, $1100 + 6.5% tax/mo 1 yr lease, W/S included, 850-233-4636/866-1426 Grand Office Bldg for lease. Water view at 1013 Beck Ave. 7600 Sq. Ft. 850-527-7339 Promenade Shopping Mall , 708 Sq.ft Office/Retail space for lease. 8317 Front Beach Rd Unit #16. $650.00/mo Call 850-624-1749 Whse w/office & docks 2500-5000-7500 up to 20k sf Various locations in PC area. 785-3031 1 & 2 Br apartments incls. cable & water.Pelican Bay Apartments(850) 763-5914 pelicanbayapt s.com 1-4 Br Apts, DuplexÂ’s & homes. Many locations Some inc water & W/D hkp, $395-$850 mo. No dogs.763-3401 Text FL95738 to 56654 PCB 1br ground floor, all appliances, utilities paid freshly painted, no smoking. Call 850-624-5727 PCB: 2br, 1ba, fenced back yard, beach view, $1,000mo, $500 deposit + utilities. Call 404-392-9018 Text FL96552 to 56654 Pet Friendly Apts 2Bdrm $575-$650, 1Bdrm $525-$625 Weekly also avail. TEXT or Call Steve (850) 867-5603. 3 bdrm, 2 bath at 2443 Valley Oak. New inter ior. Dog ok. $990 mo + dep 850-630-8512 Lynn Haven: Waterfront 3br/2.5ba , 2830 Country Club Dr. $1550/mo. Must See! 850-265-5363 or 850-819-2318 3br/2ba,Callaway, convenient to TAFB, $900/mo + dep, 785-7341 or 814-3211 3bd/2ba Lrg. fenced yard w/ storage building, garage + dbl carport, HVAC, all kitch. appl, handicap master bath, $1200 mo+Sec. Dep. 850-258-6554 Text FL97161 to 56654 Great Central Wooded Location 3839 N Hwy 231 Mill Bayou beautiful lot clean excellent condition1100 sq ft cottage three bedrooms one bath central HVAC well septic tank WOW cable $950/mon 763-2546 Lynn Haven 2 & 3 BrÂ’s starting at $540 mnth, W/D Hookup, CH/A, No Pets. 850-624-6552 Install/Maint/RepairSign Builder/ InstallerSign shop needs dependable person for building and/or installing signs. Experience with hand & power tools, basic carpentry skills needed as well as the ability to work independently. Construction and painting experience a plus. Salary depends on experience. Send resume or apply in person to 1312 Louisiana Ave., Lynn Haven. Web ID#: 34296629 Install/Maint/RepairSmall Engine MechanicLooking for experienced and reliable small engine mechanic for Go-Cart race track. Must be experienced welder. Full time, year round employment. Apply in person at Hidden Lagoon Super Race Track Mon -Fri 11am-5pm WEB ID 34296321 txt FL96321 to 56654 Install/Maint/RepairSmall Engine MechanicYear round employment. 850-866-7911 WEB ID 34296449 Medical/Health Busy medical office seeking friendlyFront Office Receptionist/ Coordinatorwith ability to multitask. Nursing experience a bonus. Experience preferred. Please fax resume to 785-1066. Web Id 34296949 Medical/HealthCertified CoderImmediate opening for full time Certified Coder in busy billing Office. Competitive compensation with benefits. Send resumes to Blind Box 3608 c/o The News Herald, P.O. Box 1940, Panama City, FL 32402 Web ID 34296448Text FL96448 to 56654 Medical/HealthNurse Practitioner or PAfor a very busy family practice office. Benefits available Send resume to Blind Box 3611 co The News Herald, P.O. Box 1940 Panama City FL32402 Web ID # 34294200 Other Emerald Falls 8602 Thomas Dr. Cobra Adventure Park 9323 Front Bch Rd.Taking ApplicationsSpring, Summer Full & Part Time Seasonal & Year Round *Shift Supervisors *Ride Attendants *Arcade Attendants *Cashiers Pick up applications at Emerald Falls or Cobra Adventure Park Web ID:34296358 Quality AssuranceQuality Assurance AssistantQuality Assurance Assistant for Pipe Fabrication Company. Previous Quality Control experience preferred. Apply in person M-F from 8-2 at 6513 Bayline Dr, Panama City, FL. 850-763-4834 EOE/ DFWP/Benefits Web ID#: 34295853 Sales/Business DevBeach Attendants NeededFor chair rentals. Must have transportation. Apply in person between 4pm and 5pm at EdÂ’s Sheds at 8224 PCB Pkwy/PCB, FL. Web ID#: 34296913 Text FL96913 to 56654 Sales/Business DevGENERAL LABORDelivery $300+ a wk Sales $750+ a wk Manager $1500+ a wk VALID DL A MUST! Call Brad 850-769-6352 or Bobby 850-527-3073 Web ID#: 34295395 Text FL95395 to 56654