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$1.50 Read by 93,350 people each Sunday Call 850-747-5050 Want to SUBSCRIBE? Young ARTIST What’s INSIDE COM . panamacitynewsherald Twitter: @The_News_Herald Social MEDIA SPORTS Gators end season with win in Birmingham Bowl | C1 ASK AMY D6 REAL ESTATE F1 CLASSIFIED F2-6 CROSSWORD D6 DEATHS B3-4 LIFESTYLE D1-6 LOTTERY A2 SCRAPBOOK E4 NATION & WORLD A2-8 OUT & ABOUT D5 SPORTS C1-8 VIEWPOINTS E1-3 SEAN, SECOND GRADE Breakfast Point Academy January 4, 2015 By VALERIE GARMAN 747-5076 | @valeriegarman PANAMA CITY BEACH — There was an aura surrounding 2-year-old Wesley Burnham on the morning of Dec. 19. “We feel like in our heart it was Wesley’s day,” said his mother, Jill Burnham, who wasn’t the only person to see that special spark in her son. “I don’t know if he knew he was going to heaven that day, but we just, we think he did.” That morning, Wesley performed in the Christmas program at Woodlawn United Methodist Church, where he attended preschool. Armed with a small blue guitar and an unwavering passion for music and God, Wesley led his class on stage next to the church’s worship leader as they sang “Happy Birthday” to Jesus. That night, the lives of the many people Wesley touched changed forever after he was struck by a car outside the Burnhams’ home in the Bay Point community. “His last day here he was giving glory to God and loving his friends and his family, and playing with his brothers,” Jill Burnham remembered. “So many things, when we look back now, that happened leading up to it it just seemed like he really was one of God’s angels from the start.” Wesley’s grandmother, Peggy Burnham, described the Dec. 19 program as a casting call for Jesus. “What if God is planning a birthday party for his son, Jesus HOW TO HELP Donations to the Wesley Burnham Scholarship can be mailed to the following address: The Wesley Burnham Scholarship Foundation c/o Mike Burke 16215 Panama City Beach Parkway Panama City Beach, FL 32413 Interested donors also can expect a Facebook page and website, www. , to be live in the coming weeks. Remembering Wesley Family honors 2-year-old with memorial scholarship By JOHN HENDERSON 522-5108 | @PCNHjohn PANAMA CITY — Bay County commissioners are scheduled Tuesday to discuss filling the vacant county manager position. Assistant County Manager Dan Shaw and Cocoa Beach City Manager Bob Majka had submitted applications for the job, but Shaw sent an email to county commissioners Dec. 31 that said he decided he was not interested in the position. County Manager Ed Smith told commissioners Dec. 15 that he was going to retire earlier than he anticipated from a position he has held for more than nine years. Smith, who held the job longer than any other county manager, cited family reasons for the abrupt resignation and his decision to move to South Carolina. He said he already was planning to retire in the spring. The commission agreed to gauge Majka’s and Shaw’s interest in the job. Majka is a former assistant Bay County manager who has been the city manager of Cocoa Beach since 2012. Majka, who moved to Bay County as a teenager in 1986 when his father was stationed at Tyndall Air Force Base, began working in local government as a firefighter in 1988. In 1993, he joined Bay County as the hazardous materials program manager, advanced to become the emergency management division manager and then chief of emergency services in 1998. Majka was promoted to assistant county manager in 2006. “I worked for (Bay) County for almost 20 years,” he said in a previous interview. “I’m familiar with staff, with the community. We have roots there, both friends and family. I’ve been in public service now for over 25 years.” In a letter to commissioners dated Dec. 17, he expressed his interest in the Bay County manager’s job. He said he has dedicated his career “to serving the public through responsive actions, community involvement, and offering solutions to community concerns and problems.” In a questionnaire to the county, he stated that under his agreement with Cocoa Beach he is obligated to give a three-month notice. He said an acceptable salary would be $145,000 plus the standard benefits afforded to previous county managers. Majka was laid off from his job as assistant county manager in 2012 as county officials downsized staff in New county manager position to be discussed Commissioners also to tackle Spring Break SEE COMMISSIONERS | A2 Photos courtesy of BURNHAM FAMILY | Special to The News Herald Wesley Mac Burnham, center, is seen with his brothers Jacob, left, and Noah. Below, Wesley plays his guitar during a Christmas program at the Woodlawn United Methodist Church Child Development Center in Panama City Beach on the morning of Dec. 19. He was killed later that night. SEE REMEMBERING WESLEY | A2 WEATHER Humid today with rain. High 71; low 45. | B2 LOCAL All eyes on Graham as she enters house B1 SPORTS SPORTS Gators Gators end season end season with win in with win in Birmingham Birmingham C1 C1


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Delivery concerns: To report a problem with your newspaper delivery, call 850-747-5050 between 6 a.m. and 5 p.m. Monday through Friday and between 7 a.m. and 11 a.m. Saturday and Sunday. To start your subscription, call our customer service center at 850-747-5050 or toll-free at 800-345-8688. The News Herald also is available at more than 380 stores and news racks throughout Bay, Washington, Holmes, Jackson, Calhoun, Gulf and Franklin counties. Did we miss you? If we missed you, we want to correct the oversight. For redelivery: Call The News Herald at 850-747-5050 between 6 a.m. and 10 a.m. Monday through Friday and 7 a.m. and 10 a.m. Saturday and Sunday. Single Copies: Daily, 75 cents; Sunday, $1.50 — Subscribers will be charged an additional $1.00 for the regular Sunday retail rate for the Thanksgiving Day edition of The News Herald. Page A2 | The News Herald | Sunday, January 4, 2015 FROM THE FRONT the struggling economy. Shaw remained on. Spring Break The commission on Tuesday also is scheduled to vote on ordi nances and code changes first approved by Panama City Beach that are designed to tone down Spring Break. For consistency, the commission often approves laws that affect the unincorporated area of the beach that are similar to or mirror the city’s laws. The commission is being asked to amend its code so that people possessing alcohol on the unincor porated area of the beach would need a photo identification. The board also will consider setting closing time for bars in the unin corporated area at 2 a.m. instead of the current 4 a.m. during March. That restriction would apply only to this March. After that, the commission would have to amend the code or the closing hours would revert to 4 a.m. The commission also is being asked to approve an ordinance like one passed on the beach to prohibit digging holes in the sand deeper than 2 feet below sur rounding grade unless it is part of a construction project. Panama City Beach officials have said that illegal activities have occurred in these holes during previous Spring Breaks. The ordinance also requires a $1 million bodily injury and prop erty damage policy for watersled rides and each hydro-flyer and its shuttle craft. Like the beach’s law, the county’s proposed ordinance also would limit the number of special events on the beach to one with an attendance in excess of 10,000 and multiple beach events with an attendance of 12,000 where the attendance of no single event is greater than 5,000. Commissioners also will be asked to approve an ordinance to mirror the beach’s that requires scooter riders to wear vests only on roads in the county’s jurisdiction in the Beaches Special Treatment Zone. California Cycles has a law suit pending against Panama City Beach and the county over the vest and insurance requirements. Attor neys for the beach changed the ini tial wording so the vest requirement was only in effect on city roads to bolster their legal case. The commission is scheduled to meet at 9 a.m. at the Bay County Government Center at 840 W. 11th Street. COMMISSIONERS from Page A1 HEA THER LEIPHART | News Herald le photo Spring breakers party on Panama City beach last March. County commissioners are scheduled to take up ordinances Tuesday that Panama City Beach already has adopted to tone down Spring Break. Christ?” she wrote in a eulogy read at Wesley’s memorial ser vice. “What if the angels were sent to find someone to play in their heavenly band, and Wesley Mac Burnham was chosen to play his blue guitar for Jesus?” A miracle baby from the begin ning, Wesley’s birth was one he wasn’t supposed to survive. “Anybody that ever laid eyes on Wesley, they would say, ‘This is a miracle baby,’ ” said Wesley’s father, Jeff Burnham. “We feel he was truly an angel. We were blessed to have him with us for three years.” Wesley’s family and all who knew him will remember the child that was always smiling, gave the best hugs and wanted nothing more than to be just like his two big brothers and best friends, 9-year-old Jacob and 7-year-old Noah. Anything his brothers were doing, Wesley would be right there with them — trying on their much-too-big football pads and soccer cleats, and learning the bond of brotherhood. Foundation To honor Wesley’s life, cut short far too soon, the Burnhams have established a foundation to support scholarships to the pre school that nurtured their son’s spirit and talents. “The goal of our foundation is to help provide scholarships for other families who want to be in that kind of a preschool environ ment but maybe can’t financially afford to do so,” Jill Burnham said. “If we can help take that bur den off of families to allow their child to have the opportunity that Wesley had and feel the love that he felt, that’s where we want to start.” The family also hopes the foun dation will help start a music pro gram at the preschool to honor Wesley’s love of guitar, which started when he was just a year old. His introduction to the “geetar,” as he called it, came during a visit to his aunt’s and uncle’s house, when he caught a glimpse of the music room. From there, it became an obsession. He often slept with his small, blue guitar and would sneak out of bed to strum the larger acoustic guitar he received as a gift when he was older. He sometimes played until his fingers bled. Through the foundation, the Burnhams will be able to give back to the community that has show ered their family with love and compassion since the tragedy. “At the age of 2, he was able to touch so many people as such a small person,” Jill Burnham said. “We would like to put everything we have into it to make it grow. We just want to find a way to honor him and carry on who he was.” As they try to begin the heal ing process, the family hopes the driver that hit Wesley also can find closure. After the accident, the 23-year-old immediately picked up the boy and ran to find help. “As bad as this was, it could have been a lot worse for us,” Jeff Burnham said. “The driver of this car was 23 years old and had the integrity to stop his car and pick up that little boy. I would never rest a day in my life knowing that he laid on that sidewalk.” REMEMBERING WESLEY from Page A1 Courtesy of BURNHAM FAMIL Y | Special to The News Herald Wesley Mac Burnham enjoys a swing in the summer of 2014.YES TERDA Y’S NUMBERS Cash 3 (afternoon) .......... 6-9-8 Cash 3 (evening) ............ . 8-1-3 Play 4 (afternoon) . ........ . 3-7-3-2 Play 4 (evening) .......... . 4-1-8-4 Fantasy 5 . ......... . 6-10-18-32-36 Power B all ... . 4-18-43-46-55-25-x3 Florida Lotto .. 2-21-24-44-50-51-x5 Florida LOTTERY


Sunday, January 4, 2015 | The News Herald | Page A3 Dr . Wa el Fa ri d, MD Sp ec ia li zi ng I n: Al l In su ra nc es Ac ce pt ed ! Pa na ma Ci ty , FL 32 40 5 85 064 032 59 4519790 NATIO N & WORLD KUTTAWA, Ky. (AP) — A 7-year-old girl who survived a plane crash in rural Ken tucky had trekked about a mile without shoes in nearfreezing temperatures in order to find help, a witness said Saturday. Bloodied but free of major injuries, the girl knocked on the door of the first home she found — that of Larry Wilkins of Kuttawa, Ky. He was stunned when he opened the door Friday evening, only to see a young girl bleeding from various injuries and sobbing. “I come to the door and there’s a little girl, 7 years old, bloody nose, bloody arms, bloody legs, one sock, no shoes, crying,” Wilkins, 71, said. “She told me that her mom and dad were dead, and she had been in a plane crash, and the plane was upside down.” Kentucky State Police Sgt. Dean Patterson said Federal Aviation Adminis tration officials have arrived at the scene to try to deter mine why the small Piper PA-34 crashed as it flew over rural southwestern Ken tucky early Friday evening. The plane had reported engine trouble and lost contact with air traffic con trollers shortly before the 5:55 p.m. CST crash, author ities said. About a half hour later, 911 dispatchers received a call from Wilkins, who reported that a girl who had been involved in a plane crash had walked to his home. The girl was treated at Lourdes Hospital in Paducah, Ky., and released early Saturday, Patterson said. “This girl came out of the wreckage herself and found the closest residence and reported the plane crash,” Patterson said. “It’s a mir acle in a sense that she sur vived it, but it’s tragic that four others didn’t.” Patterson said the girl was the daughter of the two adults who died in the crash, Marty Gutzler, 48; and his wife, Kimberly, 46. Also killed in the crash were the girl’s sister, Piper, 9; and a cousin, Sierra Wilder, 14. All were from Nashville, Ill. The bodies have been recovered and sent to Lou isville for autopsies. Girl, 7, survives plane crash that kills 4 in her family HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Problems with the 2014 malt barley crop in the western United States have resulted in the worst year for malting production in the nation, but beer drink ers likely won’t have to shell out an extra couple dollars for their favorite brews. Much of the nation’s large-scale brewing is done in the Midwest, says Col lin Watters of the Montana Wheat and Barley Commit tee, but barley growing has been pushed farther west as corn and soy have become more profitable to grow. This year, farmers and maltsters have been scrambling to salvage a large portion of the crop hit by heavy rains in August, especially in Montana and Idaho, the top two barleygrowing states in the U.S. Growers in North Dakota and Alberta, Canada, faced similar issues. “They always see a little bit of rain at harvest but never as widespread as it was this year,” Scott Heisel, vice president at the Ameri can Malting Barley Associa tion, said. “The industry has never had to deal with this issue on this scale before.” Fields with half of Mon tana’s crop and 85 percent of Idaho’s were inundated, leading the barley to start germinating in the field, Heisel said. That’s a prob lem, because maltsters want to control the germi nation under special condi tions in their facilities. When germination begins in the field, the bar ley kernels will die at unpre dictable rates. And once it dies, it’s useless for malt ing and brewing, according to Mark Black, manager at Malteurop North America’s malting plant in Great Falls, Mont. Malteurop — with 27 sites in 14 countries — is the leading producer of malt in the world. Bad barley crop probably won’t affect 2015 beer prices


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Fi na nc in g Av ai la bl e NATIO N & WORLD GOP focus for Congress: Cut deficit, don’t stumble MITCH M c CONNELL Senate Majority Leader WASHINGTON (AP) — In the first Republican-domi nated Congress to confront President Barack Obama, GOP leaders will focus on bolstering the economy and cutting the budget — and oh yes, avoiding self-inflicted calamities that make voters wonder if the party can gov ern competently. When the new Congress raises the curtain Tuesday, Republicans will run both the House and Senate for the first time in eight years. GOP lead ers want to showcase their legislative priorities, mixing accomplishments with show downs with Obama but shun ning government shutdowns and other chaotic standoffs. Another priority is mini mizing distractions like the recent admission by No. 3 House leader Steve Scalise, R-La., that he addressed a white supremacist group in 2002. “Serious adults are in charge here and we intend to make progress,” incom ing Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., told The Associated Press recently. McConnell says the Sen ate’s first bill would force construction of the Key stone XL oil pipeline, which Republicans call a job cre ator but Obama and many Democrats say threatens the environment. The House leads off with legislation letting small companies sidestep some requirements of Obama’s prized health care overhaul by hiring veterans, followed by other measures weaken ing that law and pushing the Keystone pipeline. Other bills likely early would block Obama’s execu tive actions on immigration and ease environmental and business regulations that the GOP contends stifles job growth. Additional bills would cut spending, squeeze Medicare and other benefit programs, revamp tax laws, finance highway construc tion and speed congressional approval of trade treaties. “We’re focused on job cre ation,” said House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy, RCalif., and running “a more efficient, effective, account able government.” Democrats say the GOP’s goal is cutting taxes on the rich while crippling Obama’s accomplishments, including expanded health coverage and restrictions on financial institutions. “In the minority, your role is to play defense and stop the worst from happening,” said Sen. Dick Durbin of Illinois, the No. 2 Senate Democrat. Republicans captured Senate control in November’s midterm elections, adding nine seats for a 54-46 advan tage that includes two Demo cratic-leaning independents. A 13-seat gain swelled their House majority to a com manding 246-188 with one vacancy, the result of New York Republican Michael Grimm’s planned resignation following his guilty plea on a tax evasion charge. Democrats say the GOP’s goal is cutting taxes on the rich while crippling Obama’s accomplishments, including expanded health coverage and restrictions on financial institutions. PANGKALAN BUN, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesian officials said Saturday that they were confident wreckage of AirAsia Flight 8501 had been located after sonar equipment detected four massive objects on the ocean floor. The biggest piece, measuring 59 feet long and 18 feet wide, appeared to be part of the jet’s body, said Henry Bambang Soelistyo, chief of the National Search and Rescue Agency. Although strong currents and big surf have prevented divers from entering waters to get a visual of the suspected fuselage, officials are hopeful they will find many of the passengers and crew inside, still strapped in their seats. There were 162 people aboard the plane, but after a week of search ing, only 30 bodies have been found floating in the choppy waters. The Airbus A320 crashed Dec. 28, halfway into a two-hour flight from Surabaya, Indonesia’s second-largest city, to Singapore. Minutes before losing contact, the pilot told air traffic control that he was approaching threatening clouds, but was denied permission to climb to a higher altitude because of heavy air traffic. It remains unclear what caused the plane to plunge into the Java Sea, although bad weather appears to have been a factor, according to a 14-page report released by Indone sia’s Meteorology, Climatology and Geophysics Agency. “Flight 8501 appears to have been trapped in bad weather that would have been difficult to avoid,” the report said. While the plane’s black boxes — the flight data and cockpit voice recorders — have yet to be located, the discovery of the wreckage, espe cially if it is largely intact, would greatly benefit the investigation. NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — Devising a way to one day land astronauts on Mars is a complex problem and NASA scientists think something as simple as a child’s toy design might help solve the problem. Safely land ing a large spacecraft on the Red planet is just one of many engineer ing challenges the agency faces as it eyes an ambitious goal of sending humans into deep space later this century. At NASA’s Langley Research Center in Hampton, engineers have been working to develop an inflat able heat shield that looks a lot like a super-sized version of a stacking ring of doughnuts that infants play with. The engineers believe a light weight, inflatable heat shield could be deployed to slow the craft to enter a Martian atmosphere much thinner than Earth’s. Such an inflatable heat shield could help a spacecraft reach the high-altitude southern plains of Mars and other areas that would otherwise be inaccessible under existing technology. The experts note that rockets alone can’t be used to land a large craft on Mars as can be done on the atmosphere less moon. Parachutes also won’t work for a large spacecraft needed to send humans to Mars, they add. Hence the inflatable rings. The rings would be filled with nitrogen and covered with a thermal blan ket. Once deployed for landing, the rings would sit atop the space craft, somewhat resembling a giant mushroom. “We try to not use propulsion if we don’t have to,” said Neil Cheat wood, the senior engineer at Lang ley for advanced entry, descent and landing systems. “We make use of that atmosphere as much as we can, because it means we don’t have to carry all that fuel with us.” Large objects detected in AirAsia wreckage hunt NASA explores inflatable spacecraft KEVIN M c C ARTHY House Majority Leader


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New owners of the P.C mall need to take stock of what’s happening before their very eyes. Stores leaving. Why is that? Is the rent too high? Chicago must have sent the wind down here. It’s blowing a nine force gale. I had to tie myself to a tree just to keep upright. Happy Hanukkah. Merry Christmas. Happy Kwanzaa. Happy Boxing Day. Bay County Procrastinators Club. If you have a bad cold/ flu, please stay home. Kudos to Cook (’Noles) and Sims (’Bama). Men big enough to own their errors and brave enough to grant interviews. Not all do! God bless the family of Anthony Giacinti, who supported his wish to donate his organs through LifeLink to help others in need of transplant. It is nice to be back in PCB, having a coffee on the balcony overlooking the Gulf and checking out the happenings in the Squall Line. Retiring after nearly 40 years of service with the Fish and Wildlife Commission. Thank you Stan Kirkland, for a job well done! Watch out for low-flying ducks, FSU. Hope you have a quacking good time next time round. Make sure you get all your ducks in a row, though. Very proud of FSU. 29 games in a row. It might be awhile for that to be broken. FSU rocks ! Banning dune walkovers that block the view? All of those condos block my view. Hate that bears have to be euthanized, even if it’s necessary. They’re just bears being bears. Humans should have more sense in some cases. I insist on a walkover as well. Mine starts from Callaway all the way down to PCB. Driving down there is a pain in the neck. So hop to it. Saw a book, “Angels Among Us.” I am sure I know a few! I used to wonder what it would be like to be able to read people’s minds. Then I read the squalls here. Now I’m over it. Readers sound off Squall Line appears daily. Call 850-522-5133, or go to and click on the “Squall Live” icon. S quall L ine PANAMA CITY NEWS HERALD SUNDAY January 4, 2015 Section B Local & State panamacitynewsherald Twitter: @The_News_Herald By MARGIE MENZEL The News Service of Florida TALLAHASSEE — Congresswoman-elect Gwen Graham likes to say that when she is sworn in Tuesday, she’ll be ready to “hit the ground running from day one.” She’d better be. Graham, a Democrat, is one of the best-known freshmen in the incoming Congress after she unseated two-term Panama City Republican Rep. Steve Southerland in a closely watched race. In the aftermath, Graham’s moves are being scrutinized across the political spectrum. “She won a Republican-leaning district against a flawed incumbent,” wrote Kyle Kondik, managing editor of the political prognostication site Sabato’s Crystal Ball. “And Republicans will have a great incentive to defeat her. If they don’t, they will probably have to contend with her as a statewide candidate down the road.” Graham acknowledged in a fundraising appeal last week that she could be a top focus of the GOP, writing that “political strategists and Tea Party extremists are already eyeing Florida’s 2nd Congressional District as a target in 2016.” Democrats, meanwhile, have soaring hopes for the eldest daughter of former Gov. and U.S. Sen. Bob Graham. She was one of just two Democrats in the country to defeat a Republican member of the House in November. As a candidate, Graham promised three main things: a bipartisan approach, a focus on economic All eyes on Graham as she enters House HEATHER LEIPHART | News Herald le photo Newly elected Gwen Graham, D-Tallahassee, greets passing cars the day after her election in November. She takes over the 2nd District Congressional seat from Rep. Steve Southerland, R-Panama City. SEE GRAHAM | B2 HEATHER LEIPHART | The News Herald Tina Alliston stands with her children, Noah, 8, and Judson, 2, at their home in Panama City. By BEN KLEINE 522-5114 | @BenKleinepcnh PANAMA CITY — The possibility of an explosion with schoolchildren nearby was the primary worry for a group of Glenwood leaders who spoke recently against the city’s proposed natural gas station at Redwood Avenue and 11th Street. Eight Glenwood leaders spoke at the Dec. 16 Panama City Commission meeting. Led by William Swift, the main points of contention were that it would cost too much to prepare the site, which was formerly a landfill, and that the possibility of an explosion and an increase in traffic would create a danger to Oscar Patterson Elementary and C.C. Washington Academy off 11th Street. City Public Works Director Neil Fravel said these new concerns might push back the plan for the station by several months, if not longer. Public Works plans to study different sites and determine if there is another suitable location. “They’re concerned about the safety of the station,” Fravel said. Addressing concerns However, he hopes to meet with those leaders early this year to ease their concerns. Fravel hoped to bring a plan for the site to the commission in February, with a maximum cost of $1.8 million. The station could then be finished by August or September and serve the city’s sanitation vehicles. Fravel has asked the sanitation department to wait to purchase new natural gaspowered vehicles. The department has $938,333 budgeted for machinery and equipment in 2015. Fravel says a natural gas station, if installed according to the specifications of consultant Ziet Energy, is no more dangerous than a petroleum gas station, with the odds of an explosion very small. Ziet Energy’s requirements include clearance of at least 18 feet, methane detectors, modified heating and cooling systems and a modified electrical system. Even if there were an accident at the site, the closest home is a full football field away and the closest school is across two city streets. The area is zoned for industrial use, and thus a natural gas station would be within the allowed uses for the area. Convenient site The city’s interest in the site stems from convenience. It is close to a natural gas line that runs along 15th Street, already used by asphalt company Anderson Columbia, also located on Redwood Avenue. The site also is centrally located, easy for city vehicles and potentially other customers to use. Other than money saved on diesel fuel, the plan is to have the station pay for itself by selling natural gas to other users. A potential user might be the schools with buses that run on natural gas. Fravel said there are not P.C. looks to add natural gas station SEE NATURAL GAS | B4 By BEN KLEINE 522-5114 | @BenKleinepcnh PANAMA CITY — In view of the fire engine red sign that reads, “Drive Like Your Kids Live Here,” a silver compact car raced west on Eighth Street on Saturday. Tina Alliston estimated it was traveling more than 55 mph. “I hope it makes somebody think,” Alliston said of the sign she put in her yard five days ago. The sign is just the latest of the Allistons’ attempts to convince motorists to slow down on Eighth Street and Oak Avenue. They have the house on the southwest corner of the intersection and their children, Noah, 8, and Judson, 2, live there. Mom has forbidden the boys from playing in the front yard because of traffic. Alliston was struck by the story of 2-year-old Wesley Burnham, who was killed by a vehicle last month near his home in Panama City Beach. “You try to be as careful as possible, but 2-year-olds can get out,” Alliston said. “They’re sneaky.” The speed limit on Eighth is 35 mph. The speed limit on Oak is 25 mph, with a sign at the southern edge of the Allistons’ property. Tina Alliston’s worst experience was a speeder who veered off Eighth and killed one of the family’s dachshunds at the edge of her lawn last summer. The driver did not stop. Recently, her husband, Chris, went out in the middle of the road to stop a Ford F-250 pickup truck speeding on Oak. “He’s not as user-friendly as I am,” Tina Alliston said. “He’s tossed flip flops at them.” While visiting relatives in Georgia, she noticed red “Drive Like Your Kids Live Here” signs all over the well-to-do neighborhood. A resident gave her a sign to use. In the past four years, the family has called police so many times that she has lost count. Police have responded with patrol cars parked on the north side of Oak to try to catch speeders on Eighth. They also have placed their trailer equipped with a digital speed display. Family tries to deter speeders in neighborhood Sign of the times SEE SPEEDERS | B4


development and advocacy for people in the district, which stretches across 14 counties in Northwest Flor ida and includes areas such as Tallahassee and Panama City. A number of the coun ties are rural and strug gling. Graham has pledged to work with federal agen cies to bring infrastruc ture and other projects to the district and to boost job training through its colleges and universities. She’s also pledged to hire a staffer who does nothing but economic development projects. “She’ll hear across Northwest Florida, ‘We want to fully participate in the economic recovery,’ ” said state Sen. Don Gaetz, a Niceville Republican who supported South erland. “Gwen Graham campaigned as a person prepared to reach out, and I think that that’s the way she’ll serve in Congress.” Graham hopes to be assigned to the House Armed Services and Agri culture committees, which would put her in a posi tion to play to the district’s strengths: military bases and the agriculture indus try. She traveled across the district in mid-December, with stops in Gadsden, Leon, Jackson and Bay counties, and had meetings with members of the local chambers of commerce and representatives of the colleges and universities. They agreed it was time for Washington to focus on helping small businesses and the middle class. “People across this country want to have a government that’s working again,” Graham said. That includes collabo rating to help the seafood industry in the Apalachic ola Bay area recover from a drought and other woes. The bay has been declared a federal fisheries disaster area, but Franklin County Commissioner Smokey Parrish, whose day job is managing Ward’s Shrimp House, predicted the fed eral disaster money “is not going to be enough.” Apalachicola Mayor Van Johnson agreed. He said he hoped Graham could “leverage some fed eral dollars specifically for Franklin County to develop a third industry. We need something that would be totally unrelated to oysters and tourism.” Johnson said he hoped Graham could deliver entry-level jobs and “com puter-type training” that would allow seafood work ers to stay in the area and “take the pressure off the Apalachicola Bay.” Florida has sued Geor gia, where the Apalachic ola-Chattahoochee-Flint river system originates, in an effort to force the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to release more fresh water downstream into the bay. Although the U.S. Supreme Court has assigned a spe cial master to the case, Graham said it would take too long to settle and the troubled bay can’t wait. “I would love to identify some members of Con gress across the country that have an interest in working together to help me establish the Apala chicola Bay and river as a national treasure, as the Everglades were,” she said. “I’m going to do my best to make friends with the people from Georgia.” She’s also been making friends with other members of Florida’s congressional delegation, including U.S. Rep. David Jolly, a Pinellas County Republican. “Congress will deal with a number of issues over the next two years, and many will be significantly bipartisan, from the econ omy to fisheries to border security,” Jolly wrote in an email. “I’ve enjoyed getting to know Gwen, and she has presented an independent conviction that puts Florida first.” That’s exactly how Gra ham’s father, who played a crucial role in her cam paign, hopes the delegation will operate. “If it’s moving in a com mon direction, everybody pitching in to help the state at large, not exclusively their own congressional district, we’ll all be better for it,” Bob Graham said. As to his daughter’s abil ity to deliver infrastructure money and job-training programs, he said, it won’t be easy. 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Caryville 9.13 ft. 12 ft. Clairborne 35.37 ft. 42 ft. Century 11.16 ft. 17 ft. Coffeeville, AL 29.69 ft. 29 ft. Through 7 a.m. Sat. Apalachicola 1:29a 10:05a 5:18p 9:27p Destin 9:24p 7:45a ----West Pass 1:02a 9:38a 4:51p 9:00p Panama City 9:00p 7:08a ----Port St. Joe 8:51p 6:34a ----Okaloosa Island 7:57p 6:51a ----Milton 11:37p 10:06a ----East Bay 10:41p 9:36a ----Pensacola 9:57p 8:19a ----Fishing Bend 10:38p 9:10a ----The Narrows 11:34p 11:10a ----Carrabelle 12:04a 7:52a 3:53p 7:14p Forecasts and graphics provided by AccuWeather, Inc. 15 Full Last New First Jan 4 Jan 13 Jan 20 Jan 26 Sunrise today ........... 6:39 a.m. Sunset tonight .......... 4:55 p.m. Moonrise today ........ 4:50 p.m. Moonset today ......... 5:55 a.m. Today Mon. Today Mon. Clearwater 80/63/c 71/60/c Daytona Beach 82/60/pc 67/58/c Ft. 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LOCAL & STATE Sunday, January 4, 2015 | The News Herald | Page B3 Doris Virginia Sword Doris Virginia Sword, 94, of Panama City, passed away Friday, Jan. 2, 2015. Mrs. Sword was born Dec. 31, 1920, to the late Omer and Rose Landon in Ashwood, Ore. She has lived in the Panama City area since 1943 and was a member of Jenks Avenue Church of Christ. Mrs. Sword is survived by two granddaughters, Missy Sword Lee and her husband, Barry, of Bonifay, Fla.; Miss Lee Sword of Chipley, Fla.; three greatgrandchildren, Maegen, Jake and Jackson; as well as a daughter-in-law, Sue Capps and husband, Kenneth, of Graceville, Fla. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Monday, Jan. 5, 2015, at Southerland Family Funeral Home Chapel. Interment will immediately follow in Evergreen Memorial Gardens. Condolences may be submitted or viewed at Southerland Family Funeral Home 100 East 19th St. Panama City, FL 32405 Cynthia McArthur Geoghagan passed away Dec. 25, 2014, at the age of 78. She was a loving mother of Terrell, sister of Katrina McArthur, wife of James Geoghagan, and daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Walter Littleton McArthur. Born in Enterprise, Ala., on Dec. 3, 1936, Cynthia graduated with a B.A. in Communications from Auburn University. She taught at Jinks Middle School in Panama City, Fla., worked in television broadcasting in Bristol, Tenn., and continued her teaching career at Mississippi State University before moving to Birmingham, Ala. Most recently, she was a resident of Panama City, Fla., for 15 years, where she was involved with church activities as well as a member of the Red Hat Society. Always with a concern and interest for others, no one was ever a stranger to Cynthia. She was happiest in the company of good friends. Cynthia Geoghagan was very smart with an incredibly strong character, a caring heart, and she will be greatly missed by all. In honor of Cynthia, donations can be made to the National Breast Cancer Foundation. Cynthia McArthur Geoghagan CYNTHIA GEO G HA G AN 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 day’s newspaper. Obituaries may be e-mailed to or delivered to The News Herald, 501 W. 11th St., Panama City. O nline guest books View today’s obituaries and sign the online guest books of your loved ones at On the evening of Dec. 27, 2014, Warner John Wilbourn passed away, leaving behind his wife, Lavanna Huffman Wilbourn, his two sons, Greg Wilbourn and Jeff Wilbourn, and four grandchildren, Reagan, Ryan, Amber and Griffon. Wilbourn Warner was born in Anniston, Ala., on Oct. 10, 1946, to John and Flora Lee Wilbourn. Warner lived most of his life in Georgia, moving to Panama City Beach, Fla., within the past two years. He had owned a kitchen cabinet company, served as tax assessor in Douglasville, Ga., and over the past few years worked in real estate. He enjoyed life with the hobbies of dirt bike racing, golf and riding his Harley around town. He loved working in his yard, dancing and spending time with his wife, Lavanna. An intimate service will be held in the community room at the West Mariner Condominium, 6213 Thomas Drive, Panama City, Fla., 32408 on Thursday, Jan. 8 at 1 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Bay County Humane Society or Wounded Warriors Project. Expressions of sympathy may be viewed or expressed at www. Kent-Forest Lawn Funeral Home 2403 Harrison Ave. Panama City, FL 32405 850-763-4694 Warner John Wilbourn WARNER WILBOURN Mr. Robert Leon Way, “Bob,” passed “on to Glory” after a long battle with skin cancer on Jan. 1, 2015, surrounded by family and friends at Covenant Hospice Hospital, Panama City, Fla. Born in Sand Beach, Mich., on Sept. 29, 1920, to the late Walter and Maude Way, he graduated from Harbor Beach High in 1939 and completed drafting courses at the Industrial Training Institute in Chicago, Ill., in 1949. He served in the Army Air Corps and U.S. Air Force and National Guard from 1940 till 1959 as an airplane mechanical technician. He earned the Good Conduct Medal and the Victory Medal WWII. He also served as a lieutenant in the Army Corp of Engineers. While stationed at the air field in Apalachicola, he was introduced to Irene M. Marlow by her cousin, Cleo. They were married Dec. 19, 1943, in Lynn Haven, Fla. After his discharge from the service in 1945, they moved to Harbor Beach, Mich., and also lived in Los Angeles, Calif., where his brother Howard and wife Ann lived, before settling back in Panama City, Fla., where they were active members of Trinity Methodist Church. He was employed with the U.S. Navy civil service at the Navy Base in Panama City Beach as a mechanical draftsman from 1949-1964. In 1964 he pursued a transfer to Pt. Hueneme Naval Base civil service and in January 1965 they moved to Ventura, Calif., where he worked as a configuration accountant for the U.S. Navy from 1965 until his retirement in 1976. He received several awards and recognitions for his ideas and suggestions that saved money or time for the Navy. Upon his retirement in 1976, Bob and Irene moved to Arroyo Grande, Calif., where he opened Grover City Door and Supply Company. He and Irene traveled the west coast “rock hounding” and seeing the sites during his retirement. They were members of the First United Methodist Church in Ventura, Calif., and the United Methodist Church of Arroyo Grande, in Arroyo Grande, Calif. He was also a member of the Arroyo Grande Historical Society. While in the garage door business, he invented a tool to help installers tighten the tension spring safely for overhead door installation. He sold the door business in 1983 and lived in Arroyo Grande until 2005. His wife of 61 years, Irene, passed in 2004 and a year later he moved back to Panama City Beach, Fla., to live with his daughter and son-in-law. He was very active in his church, Trinity Methodist Church in Millville. He is preceded in death by his parents, Maude and William Way; adoptive parents, Olive and Will John; six brothers and sisters, Albert, Howard, Margarette, Caroline, Alice and Aleatha; son, James Howard Way; wife, Irene Marlow Way; son-in-law, Richard Talmadge; and grandson Jon H. Palmer. He is survived by his daughter, Judith Ann Talmadge, Susanne Karr and her husband, Ken; granddaughter, Noelle C. Way; and great-grandson, Patrick Finnegan, plus numerous nephews and nieces. We would like to thank the wonderful nurses and staff at Emerald Coast Hospice and Covenant Hospice and to his special friends, Portia Poole and Jill Strangle for the loving care they gave him. Dr. Noble and his wonderful staff for giving the support and help when we needed it, Dr. Nanfro of Lynn Haven and Dr. Edmond Ritter at Augusta Regents Hospital. Thank you also to his loving family at Trinity United Methodist Church. Contributions can be made in Bob’s name to the Trinity United Methodist Church Building Fund. Services will be Thursday, Jan. 8, at 11 a.m. in the Trinity United Methodist Church, 2322 E. Third St., Millville, with interment for both Bob and Irene at Greenwood Cemetery afterwards. Wilson Funeral Home Family Owned Since 1911 214 Airport Road Panama City, Fla. 850-785-5272 Robert Leon Way ROBERT LEON W AY Mr. Gerard Bernard Shaw Jr., 48, of Panama City, Fla., took his last breath unexpectedly and entered his eternal home on Dec. 31, 2014, at Bay Medical Center, following a brief illness. Affectionately known as B.B., the nickname given to him by his grandmother meaning “beautiful being,” he was born on Jan. 16, 1966, at Lisenby Hospital in Panama City, Fla. He was the second child of Gerard and Verna Shaw. Early in life, he accepted Christ as his Savior and was baptized and confirmed in Our Lady of Grace Catholic Church and St. Dominics Catholic Church. Bernard began his education in Bay County, attending St. Johns Catholic School, Jinks Middle School and graduating from Bay High School Class of 1984. He was class historian, Beta Club, Civic Club and was selected and placed in Bay High Hall of Fame. He attended Gulf Coast State College, where he was a basketball statistitian, he made the Dean’s List, graduated with honors and received his A.A. degree and continued on to Florida State University, where he pursued his degree in pre-med and genetic engineering. Bernard’s passion in life was in his service to others. He had a deep understanding of all people. He will be remembered for his loving kindness and his way with words and ability to work in difficult situations. Bernard had a love for learning. He enjoyed reading the Bible, gospel music, writing daily inspirational messages to family and friends, Chinese food, reading, movies, football, performing arts, theatre, acting and pageantry. Most of all he loved spending time with his family and friends. He was preceded in death by his mother, Verna Mae Shaw; grandparents, Thomas and Marie Sheffield, and James and Alma Shaw; aunts, Mamie Sheffield, Francis Sheffield, Ophelia Sheffield, Anna Laura Merritt; uncles, Edward Sheffield, Miles Shaw, Mario Shaw and Joshua Shaw. He leaves to cherish his memory his parents, Gerard and Jennifer Shaw; sister, Pamela Shaw-Sledge (Lawrence), his brother, Christopher Shaw; stepsisters, Yolanda Fields (Will), and Aliya Davis, Linda Grant (Ricky) and step-brother, Eric Jefferson (Michelle). He leaves a host of nephews and nieces, cousins and friends. Calling hours for Mr. Shaw will be held today from 4-6 p.m. with the Rosary at 5:30 p.m. Funeral Mass will be held on Monday at St. Dominic’s Catholic Church, 3308 E. 15th St., Panama City. “The wRight Choice” Russell A. Wright Sr. Mortuary 1547 Lisenby Ave. Panama City, Fla. 32405 (850) 640-2077, will be in charge of the arrangements. Email condolences: or visit our website: www. russellawrightsrmortuary. com. Gerard Bernard Shaw Jr.G ERARD SHAW JR. Wolf-Dieter Mayer Wolf-Dieter Mayer was born in Salzburg, Austria, on Jan. 28, 1942, to Maria Muhlbacher Mayer and Johann Mayer. He passed away Dec. 29, 2014. He was the youngest of six children, three brothers and two sisters. Preceding him in death were his parents and siblings Hertha (Felix) Behmer, Rudolph (Liesle) Mayer, Siegfried Mayer and Kurt (Lani) Mayer. He is survived by his wife of almost 30 years, Kathryn Joanna SturgisMayer; two stepsons, Michael Rucker of Louisville, Ky., and Colonel Sean Rucker (Cathy) of Palos Verdes, Calif.; and a son, Peter Karlsson of Stockholm, Sweden. He was Opa Wolf to granddaughters Amanda Catherine and Megan Elizabeth Rucker of Palos Verdes, Calif.; and a grandson, Simon and granddaughter, Sara in Sweden. He is also survived by his sister, Elfrieda Beard (Bill) of Cape Coral, Fla.; one sister–in-law, Inge Mayer of Salzburg, Austria; two nieces, Susie (Mike) Barnes of Shepherdsville, Ky., Sherree (Darryl) Hockensmith of Louisville, Ky.; and three nephews Pete (Jan) Beard of Ft. Myers, Fla., and Bill (Teresa) Beard of Jacksonville, Fla., Cristian (Analiese) of Salzburg, Austria, and numerous great-nieces and nephews. He was very proud of three Godchildren, Emilie, Rachel and Taylor Reiss. He treasured their parents, Chris and George Reiss, and thought of them as family. He also loved special friends Lourie Boldin Keene, Kathy Boldin Hall and Gary Boldin of Louisville, Ky. Wolf was trained in metal engineering and technology and as a master welder in Austria. He then spent five years as an apprentice in Salzburg, Austria. He lived and worked in Sweden and traveled extensively in Europe. Wolf moved to Louisville, Ky., in the 1970s and worked at Ryan Industries, FIBA Technologies and Vibranetics Inc. He and his wife transferred with Merrick Industries (Lynn Haven, Fla.) in 1987. He worked 30 years with Merrick retiring in 2007, but continued to work two to three days a week and filled in for vacationing management in manufacturing until 2011. After many years of working in the United States, he adopted the U.S. as his second home and became a naturalized citizen in 2006. He was an avid collector of Merklin HO trains and had built an extension layout in their home. His other pastimes were designing and building a double tiered fountain and a Zen walking garden at their home. He also enjoyed spending many quiet hours with close friends Gary Weitekamp and Ralph Spark at the No Name. Wolf’s family would like to thank the staff and Dr. Tackett, of Gulf Coast ICU; also the very caring nursing staff at Select Specialty Care. Per his wishes, he will be cremated and a celebration will be held to honor his life at the No Name on Feb. 15 from 2-5 pm. James ‘Jim’ Warren Booth James “Jim” Warren Booth, 85, of Flushing, Mich., and Panama City Beach, Fla., died Dec. 25, 2014. A celebration of Jim’s life will take place in Flushing, Mich., at a later date. Those wishing to extend condolences may do so at James Calvin Wilkinson A graveside service for CMSGT James Calvin Wilkinson will be held on Tuesday, Jan. 6, 2015, at the Barrancas National Cemetery, Pensacola. The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Monday, Jan. 5 from 6-8 p.m. Wilson Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements. Norman Earl Joly 1934 – 2015 Norman Earl Joly, 80, of Panama City, passed away on Thursday, Jan. 1, 2015. He was born on April 9, 1934 in Troy, New York. Norman was a loving husband, father and grandfather. Norman retired from the United States Navy after 20 years of service. During his military career, Norman served two tours in the Vietnam War and earned many distinguished medals. He is survived by his loving wife, Lois Joly; three sons, Thomas E. Joly (Joan), James J. Joly (Julie) and Norman “Scott” Joly (Christina); two daughters, Diane Warner (Wayne) and Annette Griffith; one sister, Shirley Freeman. He is preceded in death by his parents, William and Dorothy Joly; sister, Phylis Freeman; and one brother, Wilfred Joly. Memorialization will be by cremation. Those wishing to extend words of condolence may do so at Heritage Funeral Home & Cremation Services 247 N. Tyndall Parkway Panama City, Fla. 850-785-1316 Ray Burch Ray Burch, 57, of Panama City, Fla., died Thursday, Jan. 1, 2015. Graveside services will be held at 1 p.m. Monday, Jan. 5, 2015, at Evergreen Memorial Gardens. SEE DEATHS & FUNERALS | B4


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Sheri is preceded in death by her father (Thomas Leighton) and step-father (Thomas Woods.) Sheri is survived by husband Sam Brackett; daughters Mackenzie McHugh and Hannah Brackett of Tallahassee; brothers Thomas Leighton (wife Sonja) of Niceville, Fla., Robert Leighton and Thomas (Ricky) Woods of Panama City, Fla.; sister Caroline (Woods) Floyd (husband Jonathan) of Tampa, Fla.; and loving friends Joe Cawthon, Joe Green and Margaret Bonamassa. We will remember and cherish Sheri’s tremendous compassion and concern for others, her fierce determination to overcome adversity, her infectious sense of humor and her unchanging commitment to those she loved. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Tallahassee Refuge House. The family wishes to extend their gratitude to the Big Bend Hospice for their support in her final days. Sheri Brackett SHERI BRACKETT Garth Bandell Garth Bandell, born in Bristol, Tenn., passed away peacefully Dec. 29, 2014, in his Panama City home. 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If you would like to join in the celebration of his life, please join us on Sunday, Jan. 4, from 3-6 p.m. at Schooners restaurant in Panama City Beach, Fla. Garth was on the Board of Directors of BASIC of Northwest Florida; in lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to BASIC ( Donald Lathery Newberry Donald Lathery Newberry, age 59, died at his home in Jackson, Tenn., Friday, Dec. 26, 2014. Don was born in Panama City. His parents were the late William (Bill) and Louise Newberry, of Lynn Haven. A memorial service and cremation was held in Jackson, on Tuesday, Dec. 30. Interment will be in Greenwood Cemetery, Panama City, in the Newberry plot. Family and friends are invited to the graveside service on Tuesday, Jan. 6, 2015, at 1 p.m. He is survived by his wife, Evelyn, and daughter, Erin, of Jackson, Tenn.; his family in Panama City, sisters Beverly Ward (James) and Karen Newberry; brothers, Bill Newberry (Dawn) and Tim N. Lee (Tami) of Caryville, Fla.; eight nephews and five nieces and a special Aunt Loretta Murphy. Don and Evelyn married 37 years ago and made their home in Jackson, Tenn. He loved and enjoyed his family. He enjoyed NASCAR racing and classic car shows. Don primarily worked for Townsend and Proctor & Gamble. He was of the Baptist faith. David Lee Hensley 1978 – 2014 David Lee Hensley, 36, of Panama City, died Wednesday, Dec. 31, 2014. A celebration of life will be held at 3:30 p.m., Saturday, Jan. 10, 2015, at Unity of Panama City Church. Those wishing to extend condolences may do so at DEATHS & FUNERALS ORLANDO (AP) — University of Central Florida researchers are helping children around the world through their devel opment of a prosthetic arm using a 3-D printer. The Orlando Sentinel reported Saturday that the researchers have had a massive response from around the world since their work was publicized in newspapers and on television in July. They first created a bionic arm for a 6-year-old Florida boy named Alex Pring. Because of their success helping Alex, the researchers have gotten requests to help children from as far away as Pakistan and Brazil. They have teamed with engineers at the University of Pennsylvania and Univer sity of Southern California to expand the program and are developing similar arms for two children in the United States and someone in the Czech Republic. The arm costs about $300 to make using 3-D printed plastic and motors and batter ies that can be found at many stores. One recent recipient of a new arm is 7year-old Madelyn Rebsamen of Lynchburg, Va., who was born without her left arm below the elbow. UCF researchers made the 10-hour drive before Thanksgiving to deliver her new arm in person. Researchers Dominque Courbin said the girl broke into giggles when she held her mother’s hands for the first time and later used the arm on the playground. Curbin said children are ideal for the research. “If the child does want something, there is no way we’re capable of saying no,” she said. University students create prosthetic arm with 3-D printer many public customers yet. “It’s like ‘Field of Dreams;’ if you build, it they will come,” he said. The cost savings in fuel and maintenance should be immediate. The solid waste department budgeted $500,000 for the 2014-15 budget just for fuel. The savings during a 20-year period could be as much as $2.9 million, Ziet Energy reported in a feasibility study. Fravel attributes rising maintenance costs to systems designed to make the vehicles burn fuel cleaner. “Those systems are expensive,” Fravel said. “A lot of places send their vehicles out of town for maintenance.” The vehicles also have fail-safes, which force drivers to pull over if the vehicle has been running for significant amounts of time. Those systems won’t be necessary because natural gas burns much cleaner than diesel. “I think this will be good for the city in the long term,” Fravel said. NATURAL GAS from Page B1 “We put the trailer out there, we put patrol cars out there, the traffic is going to slow down,” Panama City Police Public Information Officer Richard Thore said. “As soon as we leave, it’s going to speed up.” The Allistons have suggested placing speed bumps on either Eighth or Oak, but the city has dismissed those pleas. They understand that they are the only family in the immediate neighborhood with young children. However, Tina Alliston believes, based on 14 years as an emer gency room nurse, a collision with either one of her children would be fatal. SPEEDERS from Page B1


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DE FI NI TE LY (N OT MA YB E) CO NT AC T US MA YB E yo u' re re all y ti re d of lo ok in g at ol d ca bi ne ts MA YB E yo u li ke to co ok bu t do n' t li ke yo ur ki tc he n la yo ut MA YB E yo u ne ed a Tu ne -U p an d NO T a fu ll re mo de l MA YB E yo u pl an to se ll , bu t wh y not en jo y it rs t? MA YB E IT 'S TI ME TO DO SO ME TH IN G WI TH YO UR KI TC HE N ! ki tc he nt un eu p. co m LOCA L & STATE Sunday, January 4, 2015 | The News Herald | Page B5 These obituaries appeared in The News Herald over the past seven days: Joseph Woody Ander son, 58, Panama City, died Dec. 28. Beth Ann Atzberger, 67, Panama City Beach, died Dec. 29. Cagney Aaron Benson, 29, Panama City, died Dec. 17. Sheri Lea (Leighton) Brackett, 53, Tallahassee, died Dec. 28. Ruben D. Brand, Panama City, died Dec. 26. Mary Jeannette McNab Byers, Panama City, died Dec. 26. Sandra K. Capps, 65, Southport, died Dec. 27. Louis M. Clery IV, 56, Olathe, Kan., died Dec. 27. Poshie Stinson Comer, 95, Panama City, died Dec. 23. Kenneth David Cunni gham, 71, Panama City, died Dec. 21. John Coyle Darwin, 84, Panama City, died Dec. 26. Buddy DeFranco, 91, Panama City Beach, died Dec. 24. Yasuko Fujita Dona hue, 86, Panama City, died Dec. 29. Harold Bernard Eddins, 89, Panama City, died Dec. 22. Cleo M. Elkins, 85, Lynn Haven, died Dec. 25. Corene Brock George, 93, died Dec. 29. Debbie J. Glaze died Dec. 29. Faye Stinnett Goins, 76, Panama City, died Dec. 21. Elaine Davis Engram, 98, Chipley, died Dec. 25. Yong Hajek, 45, Panama City, died Dec. 27. Ruth A. Hanna, 87, Parker, died Dec. 21. Grace Stephens Helms, 95, Panama City, died Dec. 24. Hope Denise Standifer Hudgins died Dec. 24. Effie Doris Hunt, 89, died Dec. 20. Ruby Lee Hunter, 87, Pan ama City, died Nov. 30. Fredrick Jackson, 67, Mary Esther, died Dec. 27. Ted Herman Lovelace, 69, Port St. Joe, died Dec. 29. Joseph Dewey Kent Jr., 71, Fountain, died Dec. 26. James Douglas Kirkland, 49, Chipley, died Dec. 27. William Bradford Kist Jr., 77, Panama City, died Dec. 21. Glenda F. Labrano, 69, Chipley, died Dec. 19. Mark Andrew Lokerson, 57, Southport, died Dec. 22. Wolf-Dieter Mayer, 72, Panama City, died Dec. 29. Jeffrey Dean Mayo, 45, Panama City, died Dec. 22. Samuel R. Moates died Dec. 23. Lavaughn Nelson, 78, Opp, Ala., died Dec. 26. Marjorie Goff Sasser Ren shaw, Panama City, died Dec. 31. Marion Twiss Riemer, 91, Lynn Haven, died Dec. 29. Joseph Rogers, 86, Lynn Haven, died Dec. 30. Mattie Stell Watson Rog ers, 83, Port St. Joe, died Dec. 28. Martha Louise Jernigan Samuelian died Dec. 24. Corene Sellars died Dec. 24. Edward Earl Shirah, 82, Panama City, died Dec. 24. Kenneth L. Shaffer, 82, Panama City, died Dec. 30. Margaret B. Spooner, 83, Panama City, died Dec. 27. Harry Hank Sowell, 78, died Dec. 23. Peggy Stewart, 65, Sunny Hills, died Dec. 24. Hazel Patrick Sturms died Dec. 28. Doris Virginia Sword, 94, Panama City, died Jan. 2. David Larry Tainsh, 69, Panama City Beach, died Dec. 23. Helen M. Tesoriero, 83, Panama City, died Dec. 22. Patricia Ann Posey Thacker, 76, Panama City, died Dec. 31. John O. Thomas, 91, Pan ama City, died Dec. 24. Wilma Glynn Todd, 72, Panama City Beach, died Dec. 23. Clayton E. VanTas sel, 89, Panama City, died Dec. 30. John Russell Vines, 76, Youngstown, died Dec. 26. June Blodgett Wiggins, Panama City, died Dec. 24. Warner John Wilbourn, 68, Panama City Beach, died Dec. 27. James Calvin Wilkin son, 79, Panama City, died Dec. 24. Jerry L. Williams, Lynn Haven, died Dec. 26. Diane Marie Wise, 61, Panama City, died Dec. 23. N OT Forgotten From staff reports PANAMA CITY Juvenile charged with setting fire Florida fire investigators charged a juvenile boy with arson Saturday for allegedly setting a semitrailer on fire at a business at 2630 Twilight Ave. Bay County firefighters responded at noon to the fire that started with cardboard boxes and then spread to the National brand trailer. Firefighter Brian Welborn said it took about five minutes to extinguish the blaze. “There was no damage to the building. Nobody was hurt,” Welborn said. Dwan Phoenix, an employee for Peaden Airconditioning, which owns the warehouse building where the trailer was parked, moved several trucks out of the way to keep the fire from spreading. The boy was caught near the scene. He also was charged with arson for a fire at 2534 Mercedes Ave. on Friday and two counts of burglary. SPRINGFIELD Officials might travel to look at meters Springfield commissioners on Monday will discuss a potential trip to Bridgeport, Ala., to examine a water meter system. The commission meeting is at 5:30 p.m. The commission previously heard a presentation from Zenner USA for automatic meters and potentially meterreading software. Springfield has a $499,000 grant from the Northwest Florida Water Management District it plans to use to replace meters. City Clerk Lee Penton said at the commission’s Nov. 17 meeting the city loses an average of 28 percent of its water each month. The commission also is expected to approve an ordinance for code enforcement special assessments. A R EA Briefs


LOCA L & STATE Page B6 | The News Herald | Sunday, January 4, 2015 Information is provided by the Bay County Sheriff’s Office on people arrested on charges Dec. 26 through Jan. 2. Those arrested can contact The News Herald if charges are dropped or if they are acquitted. Addresses are those given by the defendant during arrest. Austin Michael Ray Powell, 18, 606 McGee St., Bonifay, possession of hallucinogen with intent to distribute, manufacture, sell or deliver; possession or use of narcotic equipment Garland Vidal Johnson , 38, 6012 Roche Court, Callaway, grand theft Kendrick Raynard Parham , 32, 1503 Louisiana Ave., Panama City, possession or use of narcotic equipment Bobby Allen Mcmurphy, 28, 8321 Brandon Road, Panama City, kidnapping/ false imprisonment Tammy Nicole Smith , 41, 219 Commercial Drive, Panama City, aggravated assault with a deadly weapon without the intent to kill Dustin Allen Sikes, 22, Yellow Bluff, Callaway, grand theft, aggravated battery with use of a deadly weapon, kidnapping/ false imprisonment Santeni Deangelo Green , 28, 805 Cherry St., Panama City, possession or use of narcotic equipment Deborah Lynn Freeman , 50, Waitsfield, Vt., possession of controlled substance without prescription Tasavion Jamiel Butler, 30, 329 N. Fox Ave., Calloway, grand theft Justin Allen Watson , 31, 4116 Cherry Lane, Callaway, possession of methamphetamine with intent to distribute, manufacture, sell or deliver Michael Derell Vann , 51, 1717 Louisiana Ave., Panama City, aggravated assault with a deadly weapon without the intent to kill Matthew Isaiah Sudduth , 19, 351 College Ave., Panama City, possession of weapon or ammunition by felon Jarvis Lorent Dunlap, 34, 1338 Harrison Ave., Panama City, possession of controlled substance without prescription William Michael Davis , 44, 2780 Lincoln Ave., Alford, possession of weapon or ammunition by felon David Sunday, 52, 11735 Racoon Road, Southport, possession of weapon or ammunition by felon, aggravated assault with a deadly weapon without the intent to kill John Andrew Martin, 24, 420 N. Berthe Ave., Panama City, possession of weapon or ammunition by felon Kevon St. Lloyd Patterson , 22, 234 Springfield Ave., Panama City, possession of cocaine Hugh Rolando Bennett Jr., 23, 924 Florida Ave., Panama City, possession of cocaine David Lee Biers , 53, 1808 McKenzie Road, Southport, possession of methamphetamine with intent to distribute, manufacture, sell or deliver; possession or use of narcotic equipment Autumn Nichole Crews , 24, Dothan, Ala., possession of methamphetamine with intent to distribute, manufacture, sell or deliver; possession of controlled substance without prescription; possession or use of narcotic equipment Christopher Shelby Brown Jr., 24, Bruner Dairy Road, Vernon, possession of weapon or ammunition by felon Marie Rachel Foxworthy, 38, 9211 Owenwood Road, Fountain, possession of methamphetamine with intent to distribute, manufacture, sell or deliver; possession or use of narcotic equipment Lee Forzon Baker Jr., 27, 1914 Frankford Ave., Panama City, possession of marijuana with intent to distribute, manufacture, sell or deliver; possession or use of narcotic equipment Mykel Joseph Dallas, 18, 4810 W. U.S. 98, Panama City, aggravated assault with a deadly weapon without the intent to kill Taylor Blake Brookerd , 23, 8015 Royal Hunt Drive, Panama City Beach, possession of marijuana with intent to distribute, manufacture, sell or deliver; possession or use of narcotic equipment Arthur Mack Cage , 19, 214 Sims Ave., Callaway, aggravated assault with a deadly weapon without the intent to kill Ricky Edward Bellamy, 53, 3729 W. 21st St., Panama City, possession or use of narcotic equipment Donterio Lemond Smith , 30, 151 Bayou Ave., Panama City, possession or use of narcotic equipment Katrell Devon Thomas , 21, 1010 Kurze Ave., Panama City, possession of controlled substance without prescription Gerald Deron Smith , 22, 1836 N. 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LOCA L & STATE Sunday, January 4, 2015 | The News Herald | Page B7 The Associated Press LAKE LADY Stun gun used on intruder at hospital A police officer in Central Florida used a stun gun to subdue a hospital visitor after the man tossed hot coffee on the officer’s face. The Leesburg Daily Commercial reported that the man was charged with battery on an officer, resisting arrest and providing a false name to an investigator. According to arrest reports, the man had entered a woman’s hospital room and asked her to disrobe. A police officer who was investigating a sexual assault against the woman found the man in her room and ordered him outside in the parking lot of The Villages Regional Hospital, where the man later tossed hot coffee on the officer. GREEN COVE SPRINGS 4 generations of homecoming queens in family One Clay County family has four generations of homecoming queens from the same high school. The Florida TimesUnion reported that the Carlisle family tradition began 69 years ago when Grace Carlisle, now 87, was named Clay High School homecoming queen. Carlisle’s daughter became homecoming queen in 1966 and her granddaughter took the honor in 1987. Carlisle’s great-granddaughter is the school’s current homecoming queen. Carlisle told the newspaper that her crowning in 1945 was overshadowed by the events of World War II. She said many in her class of 21, including her newlywed husband, were serving in the military. The school has 1,405 students today. Mackenzie McRae, Carlisle’s 17-yearold great-granddaughter and current Clay High School homecoming queen, said the recognition was a special honor because of her family’s legacy. PORT ORANGE 91-year-old optician inspires others A 91-year-old retired optician and World War II combat veteran is inspiring many people through his volunteer work at a local Veterans Affairs clinic. 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High-rises loom to the east and south. New motels have moved in. Once, in a different Flor ida, the no-frills Fredola — which didn’t have air conditioning for years — was a landmark. Now time finally has passed it by. Through floods, hur ricanes and the growth, Motel Fredola — the name is a mash-up of the original owners’ names, Fred and Viola — stood. But now the site awaits something new, maybe a fancy office build ing, maybe another motel. The owners declined to com ment on what’s next for the site. The former owner — who sold the property in 2001 to Hallandale Offices, but ran the motel until it closed — said it was time to move on. “So much has changed over the years,” Jerry Biller said. “I knew the time was coming.” Biller said he sold the motel just before the Sept. 11, 2001, terror ist attacks. The investor decided to put the office park he had in mind on hold and keep the motel running until the market improved. Biller said his father, Fred, a builder from Ohio, came to Hallandale Beach in 1951 after his doctor told him he needed to live in a warmer climate. He tried Arizona but didn’t like the desert. Then he traveled through Florida, first ruling out the west coast. When he stumbled on Hallandale Beach, he liked what he saw, and bought the 40,000-square-foot property to build a motel. Using a nearby rock quarry, he constructed the single-story building himself. The only help he needed was with plumbing and electric. During Christmas week in 1952, the Motel Fredola opened. Biller said the place had a decent list of regulars. There were get-togethers in the courtyard. The fam ily lived in the front of the motel in a three-bedroom apartment. “We became like an extended family,” said Biller, who bought the motel from his father in the 1970s. Little change For decades, time stood still for Motel Fredola. While furnishings changed and air conditioning was added in the ’70s, the place looked pretty much the same through the years. But the area around the motel changed, explod ing with growth. Nestled between a trailer park to the north and a Hampton Inn to the south in Aventura, Motel Fredola stood as one of the last remaining pieces of old South Florida on this stretch of U.S. 1 on the border of Miami-Dade and Broward counties. On the weekend before Christmas, the motel’s mar quee advertised a garage sale instead of its rates. Bedding, furniture and an old card table were carted out and put on display. “A lot of this stuff is really old,” said Freddy Salazar, who along with his wife, Nieves, worked there for 10 years doing maintenance and housecleaning. The couple said only a handful of people stopped by to buy the floral bedspreads and the old television sets. Hallandale Beach City Manager Renee Miller said recent zoning changes allow for taller, more dense build ings. But, Miller said, the city has not received any plans from the owner. “It’s sad to see the old buildings go,” she said. For Biller, pulling apart decades of memories wasn’t easy. “I’ll definitely miss it.” A mark of Old Florida vanishes as motel closes S TATE Briefs


LOCA L & STATE Page B8 | The News Herald | Sunday, January 4, 2015 By CARLOS FRIAS The Palm Beach Post WEST PALM BEACH (AP) — Sounds of delight wel come Don Chester wherever he goes. And it usually has little to do with him. A solid 10 seconds before anyone ever says hello to him — before they even notice him, really — adults turn on baby voices and fawn over the blonde at his side. Pollyanna is a real “chick magnet,” Chester’s wife said. So much so that Ches ter’s wife started requiring her husband — only half-jok ingly — to wear his wedding ring whenever he leaves the house with her. It’s been 10 years since he started this affair with his platinum-blond assistant. But everyone seems willing to overlook the indiscretion of another female invited into the Chesters’ home because of what she’s meant to all their lives. It was 10 years ago this month that Don Chester, 68, left his home for an early morning run and didn’t return for six months. When he finally did, Pol lyanna came with him. And she has never left. Chester was hit by a car on Christmas Eve of 2004 as he trained for a triathlon. His spinal cord was severed and he was paralyzed from the chest down. An electric wheelchair permanently replaced his running shoes. He could still use his arms but lost the dexterity in his hands. His wife, Sally, a lifelong nurse, became his rock. His employer, St. Mary’s Medi cal Center, where he has worked as an administrator and community liaison since 1973, not only saved his life when he was rushed there after the accident but accom modated his surroundings so he could return to work two years later. But even with their sup port, Chester feared he would never be independent again. “At first, I thought I’d pre fer to die of thirst than to ask someone to open a bottle of water for me,” Chester said. Then along came Polly. Sally researched every thing her newly disabled husband would need, and at the top of the list was a ser vice dog. And so, in September 2005, Pollyanna came to the Chesters. She is what was missing. Pollyanna, an almostwhite yellow Lab, became part companion, part tool. She has been trained to turn on lights, open and close doors, go for help, warn Don of obstacles and, above all, retrieve: The remote. A dropped house key (fitted with a tassel she can grab with her mouth). Dog lovers The Chesters had been dog lovers before Polly. They always had at least two res cues at home. But not until Polly did they fully realize what she would mean to someone like Don — fiercely independent, highly competitive, infinitely social — adapting to life with a handicap. On an average Wednes day morning almost 10 years to the date since he was paralyzed, Chester wheels down the corridors of St. Mary’s hospital, where he has worked for 43 years, with Polly at his side. He’s lucky, he says. Not everyone who is paralyzed can return to the very job they were doing before the accident. “A roofer would have to be trained into a whole new profession,” Chester said. And how many return to a job at a hospital, where every doorway and elevator, every ramp and bathroom, is compliant with the Ameri cans with Disabilities Act? He rarely thinks about the actual accident. The woman who hit him was never charged with a crime. Don was told she “did every thing she was supposed to do”: stopped immediately, called for help and stayed until the ambulance arrived. He has never asked her name or sought her out. He only knows she was on her way to work in Palm Beach that morning. Just an accident “To me, it was an accident. That’s all it was,” he says. “I don’t blame anybody.” And he has never sought out the medical records, which are kept at St. Mary’s, and he has told the records clerks to ask him, “Are you sure you want to see these?” if he ever asks. “It’s good not to have memories of that, because I’m sure it wasn’t a pleasant time,” he said. He’d rather focus on where he is now, which, at the moment, is in the midst of giddy catcalling. “Oh, look at her. Just look at her!” one of Chester’s co-workers, Michele Ritter, says. “She’s the sweetest.” says another. And another, “Oh, she’s so awesome!” Co-workers who see Don and Polly every day are lov ing on the attention hound like they haven’t seen her in months. Polly has turned her body to lean against Ritter’s legs, staring up with those always-soulful Lab eyes and — is that a smile? Because it sure looks like a dog smile. “Polly? Hey Pol? Come, Polly. Pol, c’mon.” Chester is calling with a half-smile. She’s not going anywhere until after a few more belly rubs. Polly has been taught a command — “make a friend” — that Chester has scarcely had to use. “You have to have no ego,” he jokes. “Pretty much everybody will say hello to her first.” Back in his office, Don is seated at the U-shaped desk adapted for his use. His wheelchair glides up to and under it where his hands can float over the keyboard. He wears a pair of cuffs over his hands with a pointer attached to each palm that he uses to tap away at the keyboard, swiftly like a hunt-and-pecker. Keeping active He prefers to do as much as he can to keep himself active, from typing instead of using the slick dictation system with a microphone, to walking Polly instead of asking an office assistant to take her out twice a day. Still, the microphone is a big part of his life. Using a program called Dragon Dic tation, he can reply to emails and using his iPhone’s func tionality can send texts. He even has it set to flash an LED light when he receives a call or text. He keeps it face-down in his lap and defuses the blinking by tell ing people not to mind his flashing crotch. Rather than be frus trated at not being able to do things the way he used to, Don has adapted things around him to his new condi tion. Because his hands are paralyzed into a permanent karate-chop stiffness, he and Sally have improvised gadgets. There’s a plastic hook stuck to the back of his iPhone case that he can loop a finger through to pick up. The mail-order cuffs with the pointers can also be fit ted with a pen. “My handwriting was bad before,” he jokes. Another set of cuffs is fit ted with a fork and spoon. “We don’t let him have knives too often,” Sally jokes. His method for getting things done has changed, but he gets them done all the same. Learning to accept help, though, was the biggest adjustment. “I knew I wasn’t going to be able to be with him 100 percent of the time,” Sally said. Now, in the mornings, his assistant, Lissette Tamargo, pours him water and keeps his cup filled throughout the day. After the accident, one of the nerves that controls his ability to sweat was per manently damaged so he has to remain hydrated and be careful of overheating. Sally found cups with handles wide enough so he can slip his hands through with a top and a straw. Tamargo opens his eye glass case in the mornings and polishes his lenses and puts them back at the end of the day. Job unchanged His day-to-day job, as the hospital’s government rela tions liaison, is unchanged. Most of the time, Polly lies under his desk, doz ing unseen, like George Costanza. “She’s invisible until she’s necessary,” St. Mary’s CEO Davide Carbone said after his daily morning meeting in a packed conference room with Don, Polly and the rest of the administrative staff. Chester’s smile and good nature lure you in, his sense of humor breaking down the barriers that often exist between the handicapped and those who aren’t. What set Chester apart — and brought out everyone from the community, includ ing such politicians as Lois Frankel and Mark Foley, to donate to a fund to retrofit his modest home south of Forest Hill Boulevard — is his personality. He remembers people’s names, loves to engage them with stories. In a place like the hospital, which can be cold, sterile, impersonal, it’s a ray of sunshine. Chester knows everyone from the head pastor to the newest cashier. He knows every hallway and what’s behind every storage closet, down to the location of the transfer switch to alternate to generator power in case of an outage, from his time as the physical plant manager. But for a time, before Polly, all he had worked for was in jeopardy. He learned the hard way that others have a hard time relating to people with dis abilities. They look away. 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Sports PANAMA CITY NEWS HERALD Section C Facebook: Twitter: @NH_Sports CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Luke Kue chly knows Carolina’s defense didn’t have much bite earlier in the season. He said that made Saturday all the more special. The Panthers held Arizona to 78 yards and forced three turnovers in a 27-16 win, the franchise’s first postsea son victory in nine years. It’s the fewest yards ever allowed in an NFL postsea son game. “We know who we are — menacing, stifling and we are going to get after you,” cornerback Josh Norman said. “We know when there is blood in the water and when there is, our sharks are going to eat.” The Panthers (8-8-1) held Arizona to 12 yards in the second half, intercepted Ryan Lindley twice and sacked him four times in a dominating performance. Carolina’s defense has undergone a remarkable turnaround this season, going from 27th in the league in Week 7 to 10th entering the playoffs. And the Panthers only seem to be getting better by the week. “We had a lot of new guys early on who had to get accustomed to each other,” said Kuechly, the All-Pro As it turned out, they play a little college football outside of our region. Don’t expect any I told you sos emanating from this corner. When consulted on the results of New Year’s bowl games, as well as some others played on prior dates, the crystal ball most often produced UAB for an answer. About all that needs to be said in retrospect, rather than whining about why this or that happened, is that Oregon and Ohio State are pretty damned good. At least they were on Thursday. The Rose Bowl supplied a cold nonGatorade shower to Florida State’s fabulous two-year run. Rather than lamenting about why the Seminoles went down in a blaze of ignominy, perhaps the lopsided result underscored just how resilient FSU was in producing 13 wins. Fifty-nine to 20 also might have bracketed two years of domination, actually 39-3 dating to the past three seasons, which might not be seen for a while in Tallahassee. It is true that Jimbo Fisher and staff are lining up another outstanding recruiting class, but it is difficult to project Florida State being as formidable in 2015. The departure of Jameis Winston appears imminent if logic is applied, because along with Oregon’s Marcus Mariota he’s almost assured of being either first or second quarterback chosen in the NFL Draft should he opt to forgo another season. If he doesn’t, he’ll be playing behind an offensive line that loses all but one starter, and couldn’t always keep him upright during the middle stages of last season. Then again, the academics in charge in Tallahassee also might be holding sway that the continued appearance of Winston is about as popular as a Rob Lowe commercial with the university. If Winston moves on, it will provide closure on what has been a sometimes brilliant, sometimes impetuous and almost always newsworthy two-year tenure for the Famous one. So also should the Seminoles be thinner on defense should junior linemen Eddie Goldman and Mario Edwards Jr. choose to depart, and if projected NFL riches are any indication, there also is little reason for them to remain in college. They’ve already been there and done that so to speak. Goldman has all but declared for the draft. In those regards, FSU will continue to be young and talented, but maybe not as successful for at least one season. Then again, this from the forecaster who didn’t predict the Big Ten’s rebound in the bowls, nor five teams from the SEC West, which hands down was the best division of any conference in the land, going down to defeat in the bowls while the stepchild SEC East went 5-0. Like him or not, and many locally prefer the latter view, Urban Meyer again showed that he can be a handful when it comes to January, and his Buckeyes flash as much speed or more than any team in the Southeast. That doesn’t include Oregon, which is one win away from forever shedding its image as the best track team in shoulder pads. The Ducks didn’t seem to back away from contact against Florida State, although defensively they aren’t exactly the Monsters of the Midway. They are more a product of their region. In addition to the towering presence of Nike, Eugene still had evidence of VW buses and wayward hippies 30 years after their heyday. The prevailing culture didn’t exactly embrace nihilism, but neither did it seem vehemently opposed. And judging by the names of this year’s finalists, we have, after all, entered the “O” zone. SUNDAY January 4, 2015 Sports Beat Pat McCann Executive Sports Editor Welcome to the ‘O’ zone of the playoffs McElwain: Driskel seeking transfer BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Florida quarterback Jeff Driskel has asked to be released from his scholarship. New Gators coach Jim McElwain said before Saturday’s Birmingham Bowl against East Carolina that the former starting quar terback has asked for the release. McElwain, who was not coaching in the game, said the decision is up to Driskel, who came into the game late in the second quarter. Said McElwain: “We all have choices, and we’re not going to hold him hostage.” Freshman Treon Harris started the final six games. Driskel started 12 games in 2012 and the first three last season before a broken leg sidelined him. By ROBBIE ANDREU Halifax Media Services BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — In the buildup to the Birmingham Bowl, the Florida players insisted they were going to be focused, play hard and play for each other to make sure this final game of a troubled and turbulent season ended in victory. They backed up their words Satur day at Legion Field. In a game where there were so many opportunities to falter and fade, the Gators held strong throughout to stave off East Carolina 28-20 before 30,083 to end the failed Will Mus champ era with a win and make D.J. Durkin a winner in his first game as a head coach. LAST HURRAH Florida quarterback Jeff Driskel throws a pass in the Birmingham Bowl. AP photos Top, Florida defensive back Vernon Hargreaves intercepts a pass in the end zone intended for East Carolina wide receiver Justin Hardy to secure the Gators’ win. More College Football, C2 • Stat Sheet, C4 • NFL C5 • College Basketball, C6 • Baseball, C7 BIRMINGHAM BOWL: FL ORIDA 28, EAST CAR OLINA 20 Gators use big plays to top Pirates, finish with winning record SEE GATORS | C3 Newton, Panthers ground Cardinals C AM N E W T O N Inside Ravens stop Steelers in playoff opener C3 SEE PANTHERS | C3


COLLEGE FOOTBALL Page C2 | The News Herald | Sunday, January 4, 2015 Page C2 | Daily News | Sunday, January 4, 2015 College Football Oklahoma State’s James Castleman runs as Washington defensive back Sidney Jones trees to make the tackle during the second half. AP AP Ohio State running back Jalin Marshall tries to get around Alabama defensive back Jabriel Washington during a kick return in the first half of the Sugar Bowl. By PAUL NEWBERRY AP National Columnist Midway through the first College Football Playoff, one thing really stands out. Why did it take so long for this to happen? The two semifinal games produced record TV ratings, packed stadiums, plenty of social media chatter and a bit of controversy. There’s no reason to think Oregon and Ohio State won’t give us another thrilling contest to finish off a memorable season when the national championship is decided Jan. 12 at Arlington, Texas. So, in a sport that moves at a glacial pace, let’s go ahead and start talking about how to expand this thing. Eight teams is a must. Sixteen would be even better, though that would probably require more radical changes than anyone is willing to accept at the moment. Until then, the four-team system isn’t too shabby. Oregon wiped out defending national champion Florida State 59-20 in the Rose Bowl, snapping the Seminoles’ 29-game winning streak. Ohio State upset top-seeded Alabama 42-35 in a thrilling Sugar Bowl, heading to the title game behind a quarterback (Cardale Jones) who was a third-stringer back in August. “You get to see the two best teams playing for it all,” Ohio State linebacker Darron Lee said. “I’m glad the playoff system is intact now.” So are we. With apologies to Big 12 cochampions TCU and Baylor, both of which could certainly make a case for being part of the playoff, there’s little doubt the new system has worked better than even its biggest supporters could’ve predicted. • The television ratings were off the charts, with ESPN reporting the two-largest audiences in cable television history for the semifinals. The Sugar Bowl averaged 28.271 million viewers, while the lesscompetitive Rose Bowl wasn’t far behind with 28.164 million. Look for even bigger numbers from the title game. • The Rose Bowl drew a crowd of more than 91,000, though Florida State had trouble selling its allotment of tickets because it also had played in Pasadena the year before; many Seminoles fans were saving their money for a title game that never materialized. The Sugar Bowl had its largest turnout in eight years (74,682) and an electric atmosphere, with what appeared to be a near-even split between Ohio State and Alabama fans. • The banana-peel fumble by Flo rida State quarterback Jameis Winston was a huge hit on social media, giving his many detractors a chance to poke fun at the quarterback who kept getting in and out of trouble during his time in Tallahassee. Our favorite: the Vine in which Lance Stephenson’s exhale into LeBron James’ ear was edited to make it look as though he was blowing over Winston, whose comical play resulted in an Oregon touchdown. •The Sugar Bowl was the better game, but the Rose Bowl produced more water cooler topics. Florida State coach Jimbo Fisher was caught on the sideline threatening to bench Winston if he didn’t calm down. Several Oregon players did a tacky rendition of Florida State’s tomahawk chant, substituting the words “no means no” in reference to sexual assault allegations against Winston and leading to a hasty apology. Some coaches expressed worries about the wear-and-tear on their players, especially for the two teams that will wind up playing 15 games — nearly the length of an NFL season. But there was ample time for rest leading up to both the semifinals and final, and having an extra round before the championship figures to improve the quality of play in the biggest game of all. Under the old BCS system, you might remember, there was a huge gap between the end of the regular season and the championship game. That led to forgettable contests such as Auburn’s 22-19 victory over Oregon in 2011, the second-lowest scoring game of the season for both teams instead of the expected shootout, two of the nation’s most dynamic offenses clearly thrown off by a 37-day layoff. That shouldn’t be a factor in Arlington, featuring two teams that just combined for 101 points on New Year’s Day. There are certainly issues with this new system, in which six major bowls rotate the semifinals on an every-three-years basis. The other four bowls are guaranteed an attractive game, but being an alsoran resulted in an awful turnout for Georgia Tech’s victory over Mississippi State in the Orange Bowl, while the Peach Bowl’s 17-year sellout streak ended with TCU’s thumping of Ole Miss. The other four bowls would surely be better off with a quarterfinal round in their non-semifinal seasons — played around Christmas Day — than they are with games that have no impact on the national championship. But adding another layer to the playoffs would make it even more expensive for a team’s fans to travel to all the games, so it might be better to play the opening round at the campuses of the four highest-seeded teams. Those are issues we need to start discussing. But at least we have a playoff. Two teams played their way into the title game, instead of relying on some convoluted ranking system. Under the BCS, Ohio State’s season would have been over. Instead, the Buckeyes get a shot at a title. “It’s good for college football,” coach Urban Meyer said. “We’re part of history.” TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — Oklahoma State went through its most dif ficult season under coach Mike Gundy, losing five straight games before squeaking into a bowl game. Once the Cowboys got to the Cactus Bowl, they rode a fresh man quarterback and an offen sively gifted defensive tackle to a spirit-lifting victory. Mason Rudolph threw for 299 yards and two touchdowns, and 300-pound tackle James Cas tleman showed off his versatility with two big offensive plays lead Oklahoma State to a 30-22 victory over Washington in the Cactus Bowl Friday night. “Our offense was resilient,” Gundy said. “I thought we blocked well, our running back ran hard, we made big catches and we turned James Castleman into a wide receiver.” Oklahoma State (7-6) needed a late rally over rival Oklahoma in the season finale to become bowl eligible and played the Cactus Bowl without its most dynamic offensive player. The Cowboys closed out the season with a flourish behind Rudolph, with some help from Castleman. A freshman making his third start, Rudolph kept his composure against Washington’s vaunted front seven, overcoming three turnovers to hit 17 of 26 passes. Desmond Roland kept the Hus kies off balance by tearing off big runs up the middle, finishing with 123 yards on 32 carries. Then there was Castleman. Though he had never played offense before, the beefy defensive tackle lined up in the shotgun to score on a 1-yard run in the first half, helping Oklahoma State build a 17-point halftime lead. Washington rallied to within a touchdown in the second half, but Castleman wreaked havoc again, catching a pass out of the backfield and rumbling down the sideline for a 48-yard catch that all but killed the Huskies’ hopes. “Honestly, I’m like, ‘Why hasn’t somebody hit me yet?’ ” Castle man said of his reception. “Next thing, I look up to the screen, I see someone coming and I try jabbing inside trying to get him to miss. Once he hit me, the check engine light came on.” Washington (8-6) stumbled out of the gate on both sides of the ball in the first half in the first half before finding a rhythm on offense in the second. MOBILE, Ala. (AP) — Arkansas State and Toledo don’t have much history against each other, with the Rockets winning both meetings in the early 1990s. That’s about to change starting today with the GoDaddy Bowl. Arkansas State (7-5) and Toledo (8-4) will meet in both the 2015 and 2016 regular seasons, a homeand-home series set up before the bowl game was announced. Red Wolves coach Blake Anderson said today’s first matchup will lay a foundation for an intriguing three-game set between two of the Foot ball Bowl Subdivison’s best mid-major programs. “It allows us to build a rivalry,” Anderson said. “It creates some energy that you wouldn’t get with a one-game, one-time sce nario. We’re going to know each other pretty well by the time this thing is over with.” Arkansas State is back at the GoDaddy Bowl for a fourth straight season. The Red Wolves are trying for their third straight win in Mobile after beating Kent State and Ball State. First-year coach Ander son has managed to keep Arkansas State on a win ning track despite being the program’s fifth head coach in five seasons. Steve Rob erts resigned in 2010 before Hugh Freeze (Mississippi), Gus Malzahn (Auburn) and Bryan Harsin (Boise State) all left after one season for more high-profile jobs. Arkansas State is led by junior quarterback Fredi Knighten, who has thrown for 2,874 yards and run for 775 more. Toledo will counter with sophomore running back Kareem Hunt, who has 1,360 yards rushing despite missing three games in the middle of the season with a sprained ankle. “Both of these teams have really good skill ath letes — guys who can score the ball from anywhere on the football field,” Toledo coach Matt Campbell said. “And when you have that, it really adds to who you want to be offensively.” Some things to watch when Arkansas State and Toledo meet in the GoDaddy Bowl: COMFORTABLE IN SYS TEM: Knighten has learned three offenses during his three seasons with the Red Wolves. This is the junior’s first season as the starter and he’s adapted quickly to Anderson’s offense. Knighten said: “Once you finally figure out it just clicks. It’s been difficult for some guys, but we’ve pushed through it.” HUNT’S BIG SEASON: Hunt, a 5-foot-11, 200-pounder, has run for at least 100 yards in every game he’s played, and his 7.9 yards per carry average ranks second in the country. IF IT’S CLOSE: If Toledo has the ball in the final minutes and the game is separated by less than three points, the Rockets have a good chance to win. Jer emiah Detmer is the most accu rate kicker in Mid-American Conference history, connecting on 65 of 77 (84.4 percent) field goal attempts. COACHING FAMILIAR ITY: The game’s two coaches, Anderson and Toledo’s Matt Campbell, have known each other for about six years since their days as assistant coaches. Anderson said the two run very similar offenses. Campbell, 35, is one of the youngest coaches in all of the FBS. Said Anderson: “I didn’t know when he’d get his opportunity, but when I met him I thought he was really solid. Very sound. He has a great mind for football.” TEN RESILIENT PLAY ERS: Arkansas State has 10 players who have been with the program over the past five years, even though the Red Wolves have had a different coach every single year. Oklahoma State fends off Washington CACTUS BOWL Arkansas State back at familiar destination GODADDY BOWL Arkansas State (7-5) vs. Toledo (8-4) at Mobile, Alabama, 8 tonight (ESPN) Line: Toledo by 3. Series Record: Toledo leads 2-0. WHAT’S AT STAKE Arkansas State is try ing to win its third straight GoDaddy Bowl. The Red Wolves beat Kent State in 2013 and Ball State in 2014. Toledo is trying to improve the program’s all-time bowl record to 10-4 and end the season on a three-game winning streak. KEY MATCHUP Arkansas State’s defense against Toledo RB Kareem Hunt: The 5-foot11, 200-pound sophomore has been spectacular this season, with 1,360 yards rushing and 11 touchdowns despite missing three games in the middle of the season with a sprained ankle. He’s run for at least 100 yards in all nine games he’s played and is averaging 7.9 yards per carry. Arkansas State hasn’t been great against the run, ranking 91st in the nation after giving up more than 191 yards per game. PLAYERS TO WATCH Arkansas State: QB Fredi Knighten. The 5-11, 189-pound junior has quickly adapted to firstyear coach Blake Ander son’s offense, throwing for 2,874 yards and running for 775 more this season. He’s thrown for 19 touchdowns and rushed for 11. Toledo: LB Junior Syl vestre. The 6-0, 222-pound senior was a first-team All-Midwestern Athletic Conference selection for the second straight season after leading the Rockets with 94 tackles, including 9 for a loss. College Football Playoff exceeds all expectations


SPORT S Sunday, January 4, 2015 | The News Herald | Page C3 XNS P1 15 53 2 Lo ok at ou rD og wo od La ke sG ol fC lu b We ekly Sp ecials Mo nd ay th ro ug hF ri da yo nl y1 2/ 1/ 14 to 4/1 /1 5 Bo ni fa y, FL Pr ic es ar eg ood on ly wi th at ee ti me . Ca ll 85 054 746 53 MO ND AY 'S $23 .2 5 (+ ta x) pe rp er so ni nc l. gol f, ca rt ,h ot do g, &d ri nk TU ES DA Y' S $2 0. 46 (+ ta x) pe rp er so nf or go lf &c ar t, $1 hotdo gs &$ 1d ra ft WED NE SD AY 'S $7 4. 40 (+ ta x) fo ra 4so me pl us pit ch er of be er (a ny le ss th an 4p eop le is $2 3.2 5+ ta xe ac h) TH UR SD AY 'S $4 0 (+ ta x) pe rc ou ple O. K. ,a ny tw os ome ! FR ID AY 'S $2 0. 46 (+ ta x) pe rp er so n “Words can’t really describe how I feel about these guys as a team,” said Durkin, the interim head coach. “I’m so happy for our players to go get that win. We’re just trying to get guys to buy into playing for one another and the rela tionships they have in that room. “I think it was pretty evi dent that you can see those guys are buying into that. It was just a great feeling of pride and happiness for those guys after the game. I can’t say enough about the character of the guys in this room.” The Gators ended the season with a winning record (7-5). It’s been a tough time for Florida football. The Gators were playing for the first time without Muschamp on the sideline — and with new head coach Jim McElwain watching the game from ath letic director Jeremy Foley’s suite in the press box. But they say they weren’t playing for Muschamp or McElwain on Saturday. They were playing for themselves and the coaches, most who were coaching in their last UF game, including Durkin. “Coming in to the game, we knew what we were get ting into,” sophomore safety Marcus Maye said. “We all decided to rally together and play for each other and the coaching staff. We wanted to go out at the end of the season with a win, and that’s what we came together for and accomplished.” The players were aware that McElwain was in attendance. “We knew he was going to be watching,” Maye said. “But once we were on the field, it’s full go and we are just out there playing ball. Knowing that he was watch ing, we wanted to show him some of the things that we can do for the future.” What McElwain saw Sat urday was a resilient team, one that could take some heavy body blows and give up some big plays in the passing game but still stand strong to find a way to win. “There’s great talent there. Even more important than the talent is the amount of character on this team,” Durkin said. “This would have been an easy situation not to go out and compete and play like we did, and believe in one another like we did. “That’s what I’m most proud of and that’s really the most important thing left in this locker room.” The Gators won with a resilient defense that gave up 427 yards passing to ECU quarterback Shane Carden, but locked down the explosive Pirates in the red zone, giving up only two touchdowns in seven trips by ECU. The defense created early momentum with Brian Poole’s 29-yard interception return for a touchdown in the first quarter. The defense sealed the win with another big play — Vernon Harg reaves III’s interception in the end zone with only 58 seconds to play. “The story of the game really came down to turn overs,” Durkin said. “It’s something we talk about quite a bit. The turnovers, and the red-zone defense, was the difference in the game. “We played 101 snaps (on defense). For our guys to get it done on the final snap. Vernon made a great play with a pick in the end zone.” On offense, an unlikely hero emerged for the Gators. Redshirt freshman tailback Adam Lane saw his first significant playing time as a Gator and responded by rushing for 106 yards and a touchdown. He was named the bowl MVP. “It was great to help get a win for our team and send these seniors off right, and this coaching staff off right,” Lane said. “It was a great accomplishment and a great feeling to help those guys.” Saturday’s game also marked the re-emergence of former starting quarterback Jeff Driskel, who came off the bench in the second half when starter Treon Harris left in the third quarter with an injured elbow. Driskel completed only eight of 17 passes, but con verted a key third down with a 9-yard run that allowed the Gators to kill the final sec onds in the game. “He was outstanding,” Durkin said. Florida’s best defensive player was junior defen sive end/outside linebacker Dante Fowler Jr., who vowed earlier in the week that he was going to go out with a bang with his teammates. Fowler, who declared for the NFL draft weeks ago, played like a man possessed Saturday. He had three sacks and spent much of the game in the ECU backfield, dis rupting the Pirates’ offense. “We know Dante’s inten tions and his future,” Dur kin said. “For a guy in this situation to go out and do what he did, play like he did, I can’t say any more about this guy’s character.” PANTHERS from page C1 East Carolina 7 0 10 3 Florida 7 14 7 0 First Quarter ECU—Hardy 3 pass from Carden (Harvey kick), 7:06. Fla—Poole 29 interception return (Hardin kick), 3:09. Second Quarter Fla—Lane 2 run (Hardin kick), 14:56. Fla—B.Powell 13 pass from T.Harris (Hardin kick), 6:23. Third Quarter ECU—Worthy 4 pass from Carden (Harvey kick), 12:51. Fla—Fulwood 86 pass from T.Harris (Hardin kick), 11:20. ECU—FG Harvey 24, 6:10. Fourth Quarter ECU—FG Harvey 24, 11:55. A,083. ECU Fla First downs 32 15 Rushes-yards 33-109 43-168 Passing 427 171 Comp-Att-Int 34-68-2 13-28-1 Return Yards 18 30 Punts-Avg. 6-44.5 8-42.9 Fumbles-Lost 2-1 2-2 Penalties-Yards 5-35 6-40 Time of Possession 32:23 27:37 INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS RUSHING —East Carolina, Hair ston 17-73, A.Scott 5-44, Benkert 2-6, Carden 9-(minus 14). Florida, Lane 16-109, T.Harris 10-41, M.Brown 8-21, Driskel 3-7, K.Taylor 4-0, Team 2-(mi nus 10). PASSING —East Carolina, Carden 34-66-2-427, Hardy 0-1-0-0, Jones 0-10-0. Florida, Driskel 8-17-0-48, T.Harris 5-11-1-123. RECEIVING —East Carolina, Hardy 11-160, Worthy 8-130, Jones 6-64, Ji.Williams 3-24, D.Grayson 2-36, John son 1-5, Bry.Williams 1-5, Baggett 1-2, A.Scott 1-1. Florida, Robinson 6-36, B.Powell 3-20, Fulwood 1-86, Burton 118, Dunbar 1-6, Thompson 1-5. Florida 28, ECU 20 PEACH BOWL Atlanta Dec. 31 OUTBACK BOWL Tampa, Fla. Jan. 1 SUGAR BOWL New Orleans Jan.1 ORANGE BOWL Miami Dec. 31 GODADDY BOWL Mobile, Ala. Jan. 4 COTTON BOWL Arlington, Texas Jan. 1 BIRMINGHAM BOWL Birmingham, Ala. Jan. 3 GATOR BOWL Jacksonville, Fla. Jan. 2 ROSE BOWL Pasadena, Calif. Jan. 1 FIESTA BOWL Glendale, Ariz Dec. 31 FBC BOWL LOGOS 2 12094 : College football bowl logos; 1c; stand-alone; staff; E T A 1 p.m. Jan. 12 CACTUS BOWL Tempe, Ariz. Jan. 2 These logos are 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 ’ s trademark or other intellectual property rights, and may violate your agreement with A P . ALAMO BOWL San Antonio Jan. 2 ARMED FORCES BOWL Ft. Worth, Texas Jan. 2 FOSTER FARMS BOWL Santa Clara Dec. 30 CITRUS BOWL Orlando, Fla. Jan. 1 GATORS from page C1 FLORIDA NOTEBOOK Gators take fast Lane to victory By ROBBIE ANDREU Halifax Media Group BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — With starting tailback Matt Jones sitting out the Bir mingham Bowl with a sore shoulder, little-used red shirt freshman Adam Lane turned his first significant playing opportunity into an MVP performance for the Gators on Saturday. Lane rushed for 109 yards and a touchdown on 16 carries. Coming into the game, he’d carried the ball only eight times this season for 72 yards. “It was great just to be able to help get a ‘W’ for our team and these seniors and this coaching staff,” Lane said. “It was a great feeling to help those guys.” Kelvin Taylor, the backup to Jones, had only four car ries for 6 yards. “We knew we were going to play all those guys going into the game,” interim head coach D.J. Durkin said. “Adam was doing a great job with the carries he was getting. It’s how we’ve been doing it all year long, really. Whoever is doing well, they’re getting more snaps. Credit to Adam.” Durkin said Jones, a junior who has already declared for the NFL draft, was not ready to play. “Matt wasn’t 100 per cent,” Durkin said. “He was dinged up a little bit with his shoulder. We made a deci sion it wasn’t best for our team or for him to play in the football game.” Morrison injures knee Another top UF junior, line backer Antonio Morrison, was carted off the field with a pos sible serious knee injury early in the second quarter and did not return. He was on crutches after the game. “He hurt his knee, I don’t know how serious it is,” Durkin said. “They’re still evaluating it. I can’t say enough about that kid. We’ve been here together the whole time. “Whatever it is, however seri ous it is, I know one thing, there isn’t a tougher guy in this coun try than Antonio. He’ll be back playing 100 percent somewhere, sometime, soon.” Morrison may consider an early exit to the NFL along with some other juniors, includ ing defensive tackle Jonathan Bullard and offensive tackle D.J. Humphries. Bullard said after the game that he is undecided. “I’m going to talk to ‘Champ (former coach Will Muschamp) about it some more,” Bullard said. “I’m not going to rush it.” Humphries is expected to declare for the draft soon. No tailgating McElwain joked during his introductory news conference last month that he might tailgate before the bowl game with UF president Bernie Machen. McEl wain spent some time in the park ing lot, but did not tailgate. “It was interesting,” he said. “I always wondered what people did out there. Man, they have fun. There’s no doubt about it.” He said he did not sample any food. “No, just a lot of pictures, but there was some really goodsmelling stuff,” he said. “I should have stopped and had a couple barbecues that looked good but didn’t get anything done.” McElwain said he had a chance to talk to former Alabama quarterback Greg McElroy, whom he coached when he was with the Tide. “It was great, just seeing Greg was great,” he said. “There were some Alabama fans out there tail gating that I think just love football that came up and said hello. That was a special experience for all of us.” AP Florida’s Adam Lane (22) rushed for 109 yards and a touchdown on 16 carries. AP Florida linebackers Michael Taylor (51) and Dante Fowler (6) dunk Florida interim coach D.J. Durkin after the Gators defeated East Carolina 28-20. middle linebacker who had a game-high 10 tackles and a key interception. “Now we’re all together and com municating — and that’s huge.” The New York Giants held the previous NFL record for fewest yards in a postseason game, limit ing Cleveland to 86 yards on Dec. 21, 1958. Cam Newton overcame two turnovers and threw for 198 yards and two touch downs and Jonathan Stew art ran for 123 yards and a score on a rain-soaked afternoon. The Panthers had 386 yards. Newton was quick to deflect attention to his defensive teammates after his first career playoff win, calling their performance “lights out.” “When those guys play like that, it makes it easier on us on our part,” New ton said. “Those guys did everything, turnovers, they stopped them. That is championship football right there and we’ve got to do our part offensively to put points up on the board.” The Panthers will play at top-seeded Seattle next weekend if Dallas beats Detroit today. If the Lions win, the Panthers play at Green Bay. It appeared the Pan thers wouldn’t get the yardage record, but Ari zona began lateraling the ball around the field on the final play and lost 19 yards. It was a fitting end to the Cardinals’ offensive ineptitude. Panthers linebacker Thomas Davis, the only player remaining from the last Carolina team that won a playoff game, called it the most dominating defensive performance he’s ever been around. “Our coaches did a great job and when they lined up in their formations we knew exactly what to expect,” Davis said. “We just ran to the ball and made plays.” After a 9-1 start, Arizo na’s once promising season was undone by a rash of injuries, including to quar terbacks Carson Palmer and Drew Stanton. Lindley simply wasn’t up to the task of leading a playoff team. Trailing 27-14, Arizona recovered a Newton fumble and returned to the Caro lina 8. But with a chance to get his team back on the game, Lindley fired over the middle and was inter cepted by Kuechly, essen tially sealing the Carolina win with 11:48 left in the game. The Cardinals finished the season 11-6, but lost five of their final seven games. Arizona 0 14 0 2 Carolina 10 3 14 0 First Quarter Car—FG Gano 47, 11:27. Car—Stewart 13 run (Gano kick), 5:21. Second Quarter Ari—Fells 1 pass from Lindley (Catan zaro kick), 14:56. Ari—Grice 1 run (Catanzaro kick), 2:50. Car—FG Gano 39, :15. Third Quarter Car—Whittaker 39 pass from Newton (Gano kick), 5:36. Car—Tolbert 1 pass from Newton (Gano kick), 4:04. Fourth Quarter Ari—Bethel safety, :03. A,849. Ari Car First downs 8 25 Total Net Yards 78 386 Rushes-yards 15-27 41-188 Passing 51 198 Punt Returns 0-0 1-0 Kickoff Returns 2-59 1-20 Interceptions Ret. 1-50 2-12 Comp-Att-Int 16-28-2 18-32-1 Sacked-Yards Lost 4-31 1-0 Punts 9-34.8 4-37.3 Fumbles-Lost 3-1 3-2 Penalties-Yards 7-38 8-80 Time of Possession 22:54 37:06 INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS RUSHING —Arizona, K.Williams 1023, Taylor 3-3, Grice 1-1, Hughes 1-0. Carolina, Stewart 24-123, Newton 7-35, D.Williams 4-16, Tolbert 2-7, Cotchery 15, Whittaker 1-4, Nortman 2-(minus 2). PASSING —Arizona, Lindley 16-28-282. Carolina, Newton 18-32-1-198. RECEIVING —Arizona, Jo.Brown 4-34, Fitzgerald 3-31, Carlson 3-25, K.Williams 3-0, Hughes 1-6, Fells 1-1, Floyd 1-(mi nus 12), Taylor 0-2, Sendlein 0-(minus 5). Carolina, Benjamin 4-33, Brown 3-37, Olsen 3-37, Cotchery 3-14, Whittaker 139, Dickson 1-34, Bersin 1-6, Tolbert 1-1, Stewart 1-(minus 3). MISSED FIELD GOALS —Carolina, Gano 43 (WL). Ravens hold off host Steelers PITTSBURGH (AP) — The rarely flustered Joe Flacco tossed two second-half touchdowns and the Baltimore Ravens dominated the Pittsburgh Steelers 30-17 on Sat urday night in the AFC wild-card game. Flacco hit Torrey Smith for an 11-yard score in the third quarter and found Crockett Gillmore with a 21-yard pass in the fourth one play after Terrell Suggs picked off Ben Roethlisberger. The Ravens won in Pittsburgh for the first time in the postseason. Baltimore (11-6) sacked Roethlisberger five times and kept the NFL’s second-ranked offense off-balance. Roethlisberger passed for 334 yards, but the Steelers (11-6) settled for field goals while the Ravens kept scoring touchdowns against their AFC North rival. Baltimore heads to top-seeded New England next Saturday. BALTIMORE 30, PITTSBURGH 17


STAT SHEET Page C4 | The News Herald | Sunday, January 4, 2015 Television College football 8 p.m. ESPN — GoDaddy Bowl, Toledo vs. Arkansas St., at Mobile, Ala. Men’s college basketball 11 a.m. ESPNEWS — UCF at Temple 1 p.m. ESPNEWS — Houston at Tulsa 2 p.m. FSN — UTSA at North Texas 3:30 p.m. CBS — UNLV at Kansas 4:30 p.m. ESPNU — Illinois St. at Wichita St. 6 p.m. FS1 — Arizona St. at Arizona 7 p.m. ESPNU — Louisville at Wake Forest 9 p.m. ESPNU — Washington at Stanford NFL Wild-Card Games 12:05 p.m. CBS — Cincinnati at Indianapolis 3:40 p.m. Fox — Detroit at Dallas NHL 7 p.m. NBCSN — Dallas at Chicago Prep football 8 p.m. FS1 — Semper Fidelis All-American Bowl, East vs. West, at Carson, Calif. Soccer 7 a.m. FS1 — FA Cup, round 3, Crystal Palace at Dover 9:30 a.m. FS1 — FA Cup, round 3, Manchester United at Yeovil Town 11:30 a.m. FS1 — FA Cup, round 3, Hull City at Arsenal Women’s college basketball Noon ESPN2 — UConn at St. John’s 1 p.m. NBCSN — St. Louis at George Mason 2 p.m. ESPN2 — South Carolina at LSU 3:30 p.m. FS1 — West Virginia at Oklahoma 4 p.m. FSN — TCU at Texas Tech SPOR TS Briefs Chipola women beat Pensacola State MARIANNA — Chipola opened up Panhandle Conference play Saturday with the top-ranked Lady Indians, continuing their unbeaten streak with a big win over Pensacola State while the men fell to the Pirates in double overtime. The Lady Indians led by 10 points at halftime but blew the game wide open in the second half to cruise to a 79-37 victory and move to 17-0 on the season and 1-0 in league play. Pensacola State dropped to 8-9 overall and 0-1 in the Panhandle. Evelyn Akhator led the Lady Indians with 28 points and Sue Key added 22 points, while Alaysia Mitchell scored 13 to pace the Lady Pirates. In the men’s game, Pensacola led 28-17 at halftime before the Indians rallied in the second half to tie the game at 57-57 on a last-second shot by Greg King to send the game to overtime. The Indians led by seven in the first OT session, but Pensacola came back to tie it up 72-72 and send the game to double overtime, pulling away for an 85-81 win. Pensacola State improved to 12-6 overall and 1-0 in the Panhandle, while Chipola suffered its third straight defeat to fall to 7-11 and 0-1 in conference. Chipola will next head to Panama City to take on Gulf Coast on Wednesday, with Pensacola State hosting TCC the same day. NBA: Walker, Hornets defeat Magic ORLANDO — Kemba Walker scored 30 points, and the Charlotte Hornets beat the Orlando Magic 98-90 on Saturday night to stop a five-game losing streak. Michael Kidd-Gilchrist had 17 points and 12 rebounds for Charlotte, which dropped each of its first two games this season against Orlando. Gary Neal added 16 points and Cody Zoeller finished with 12. Victor Oladipo scored 21 points for the Magic, and Nik Vucevic had 20 points and 10 rebounds. Tobias Harris also had a double-double with 18 points and 11 boards. Orlando has dropped three in a row. The Hornets outscored the Magic 30-9 in the second quarter, including a 23-0 run in the final seven minutes of the period. Charlotte limited Orlando to 2-of-17 shooting and forced six turnovers in the second quarter. The Magic rallied in the fourth, trimming the Hornets’ lead to 91-84 on Elfrid Payton’s three-point play with 1:01 to go. But Walker and Zeller combined for six free throws in the final minute to help Charlotte close out the win. Guice scores 2 TDs in prep showcase SAN ANTONIO — LSU commit Derrius Guice had two long touchdown receptions in the U.S. Army All-American Bowl to help the West beat the East 39-36 Saturday. Guice, listed as a running back from Baton Rouge, La., lined up at the slot and got wide open for a 92-yard score from Anaheim, Calif., quarterback Travis Waller for the game’s first TD. He got wide open again on a 61-yard TD pass from Ventura, Calif,, quarterback Ricky Town. T.J. Rahming, who is committed to Duke, joined Guice with a pair of TD catches. Rahming, from Powder Springs, Ga., scored one for the East on a flea-flicker. Miami high-schooler Tim Irvin, the nephew of former Dallas Cowboys receiver Michael Irvin, set up the game’s first score when his 35-yard punt return was followed with a field goal by Georgia commit Rodrigo Blankenship. Irvin also announced his intentions to play for the University of Texas on Saturday. Rachel Hetherington returning to golf SYDNEY — Eight-time LPGA Tour winner Rachel Hetherington is returning to professional golf after a four-year retirement. Australian Ladies Professional Golf said in a statement on Sunday that the 42-year-old Australian started working with a new coach, Randall Hollands Smith, last April. Hetherington will play the Australian circuit, and hopes to compete in the Australian Ladies Masters and the Women’s Australian Open over the next two months. She has no plans to return to the LPGA Tour, saying: “I would miss family and clients too much.” The Australian won $5.7 million in prize money during her LPGA Tour career. Three of her titles came in playoffs over former No. 1 Annika Sorenstam. On The AIR Ebro Schedule Monday Matinee: Thoroughbred simulcast: Parx 11:25 a.m. Greyhound simulcast: Sarasota 11:30 a.m., Derby Lane 11:30 a.m., Palm Beach noon. Evening: Greyhound simulcast: Jacksonville 6:30 p.m. Tuesday Matinee: Thoroughbred simulcast: Parx 11:25 a.m. Greyhound simulcast: Sarasota 11:30 a.m., Palm Beach noon. Evening: Greyhound simulcast: Derby Lane 6:30 p.m. Wednesday Matinee: Thoroughbred simulcast: Tampa Bay 11:25 a.m., Aqueduct 11:30 a.m., Gulfstream 11:35 a.m.. Greyhound simulcast: Sarasota 11:30 a.m., Derby Lane 11:30 a.m., Jacksonville 11:30 a.m., Palm Beach noon. Evening: Jai-alai 6 p.m. Greyhound simulcast: Jacksonville 6:30 p.m. Thursday Matinee: Thoroughbred simulcast: Aqueduct 11:25 a.m., Gulfstream 11:35 a.m., Santa Anita 2:30 p.m. Greyhound simulcast: Sarasota 11:30 a.m., Jacksonville 11:30 a.m., Palm Beach noon. Evening: Greyhound simulcast: Derby Lane 6:30 p.m. Friday Matinee: Thoroughbred simulcast: Aqueduct 11:25 a.m., Tampa Bay 11:30 am., Gulfstream 11:35 a.m., Santa Antia 2:30 p.m. Greyhound simulcast: Sarasota 11:30 a.m., Palm Beach noon. Evening: Greyhound simulcast: Palm Beach 6 p.m. Derby Lane 6:30 p.m., Jacksonville 6:30 p.m., Sarasota 6:30 p.m. Saturday Matinee: Thoroughbred simulcast: Aqueduct 11:25 a.m., Tampa Bay 11:30 a.m., Gulfstream 11:35 a.m., Santa Anita 2:30 p.m. Greyhound simulcast: Sarasota 11:30 a.m., Jacksonville 11:30 a.m., Derby Lane 11:30 a.m., Palm Beach noon. Evening: Greyhound simulcast: Palm Beach 6 p.m., Jacksonville 6:30 p.m., Derby Lane 6:30 p.m., Sarasota 6:30 p.m. Sunday Matinee: Thoroughbred simulcast: Parx 11:25 a.m., Aqueduct 11:25 a.m., Tampa Bay 11:30 a.m., Gulfstream 11:35 p.m., Santa Anita 2:30 p.m. Greyhound simulcast: Palm Beach noon, Jacksonville 12:30 p.m. POKER ROOM – (Ext. 180) Open 9 a.m. to 3 a.m. Monday through Friday and 24 hours on weekends and holidays. New Year’s schedule: Open 9 a.m. Monday to 3 a.m. Wednesday. LOCATION – Intersection of State 79 and State 20. INFORMATION – 234-3943. Odds Glantz-Culver Line FAVORITE LINE O/U UNDERDOG Today College Football Toledo 3 (68) Arkansas St. Jan. 12 Championship At Arlington, Texas Oregon 7 7 (75) Ohio St. NFL Playoffs FAVORITE LINE O/U UNDERDOG at Indianapolis 3 (49) Cincinnati at Dallas 6 (48) Detroit NFL Playoffs Wild-card Playoffs Saturday, Jan. 3 Carolina 27, Arizona 16 Baltimore 30, Pittsburgh 17 Sunday, Jan. 4 Cincinnati at Indianapolis, 12:05 p.m. (CBS) Detroit at Dallas, 3:40 p.m. (FOX) Divisional Playoffs Saturday, Jan. 10 Baltimore at New England, 3:35 p.m.(NBC) Detroit or Carolina at Seattle, 7:15 p.m.(FOX) Sunday, Jan. 11 Dallas or Carolina at Green Bay, 12:05 p.m.(FOX) Indianapolis or Cincinnati at Denver, 3:40 p.m.(CBS) College football Bowls Friday, Jan. 2 Armed Forces Bowl At Fort Worth, Texas Houston 35, Pittsburgh 34 TaxSlayer Bowl At Jacksonville Tennessee 45, Iowa 28 Alamo Bowl At San Antonio UCLA 40, Kansas State 35 Cactus Bowl At Tempe, Ariz. Oklahoma State 30, Washington 22 Saturday, Jan. 3 Birmingham (Ala.) Bowl Florida 28, East Carolina 20 Sunday, Jan. 4 GoDaddy Bowl At Mobile, Ala. Toledo (8-4) vs. Arkansas State (7-5), 8 p.m.(ESPN) Saturday, Jan. 10 Medal of Honor Bowl At Charleston, S.C. American vs. National, 1:30 p.m. Monday, Jan. 12 College Football Championship At Arlington, Texas Ohio State (13-1) vs. Oregon (13-1), 7:30 p.m.(ESPN) Saturday, Jan. 17 East-West Shrine Classic At St. Petersburg East vs. West, 3 p.m.(NFLN) NFLPA Collegiate Bowl At Carson, Calif. National vs. American, 3 p.m.(ESPN2) Saturday, Jan. 24 Senior Bowl At Mobile, Ala. North vs. South, 3 p.m.(NFLN) Late Friday No. 14 UCLA 40, No. 11 Kansas State 35 Kansas St. 0 6 15 14 UCLA 17 14 3 6 First Quarter UCLA—Hundley 10 run (Fairbairn kick), 12:47. UCLA—FG Fairbairn 27, 8:03. UCLA—Hundley 28 run (Fairbairn kick), 1:25. Second Quarter KSt—FG McCrane 47, 12:06. KSt—FG McCrane 29, 10:05. UCLA—Perkins 32 run (Fairbairn kick), 7:29. UCLA—Lucien 7 pass from Hundley (Fairbairn kick), :19. Third Quarter KSt—Lockett 3 pass from Waters (Lock ett pass from Waters), 7:23. KSt—Robinson 2 run (McCrane kick), 3:25. UCLA—FG Fairbairn 44, :33. Fourth Quarter KSt—Waters 1 run (McCrane kick), 4:54. UCLA—Perkins 67 run (run failed), 2:20. KSt—Lockett 29 pass from Waters (Mc Crane kick), 1:21. A,517. KSt UCLA First downs 27 16 Rushes-yards 32-31 39-331 Passing 338 136 Comp-Att-Int 31-49-1 12-24-0 Return Yards 41 50 Punts-Avg. 4-49.3 4-46.5 Fumbles-Lost 1-1 1-1 Penalties-Yards 6-39 15-128 Time of Possession 35:24 24:36 INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS RUSHING —Kansas St., C.Jones 9-19, Waters 15-13, Robinson 7-1, Team 1-(mi nus 2). UCLA, Perkins 20-194, Hundley 11-96, Lucien 1-34, Starks 3-9, James 1-1, Team 3-(minus 3). PASSING —Kansas St., Waters 31-48-1338, Lockett 0-1-0-0. UCLA, Hundley 1224-0-136. RECEIVING —Kansas St., Lockett 13-164, Cu.Sexton 10-104, Cook 3-26, C.Jones 220, J.Jones 1-10, Gronkowski 1-7, Robin son 1-7. UCLA, Payton 4-58, Lucien 3-29, Fuller 2-19, M.Johnson 2-11, Duarte 1-19. Oklahoma State 30, Washington 22 Washington 0 0 14 8 Oklahoma St. 14 10 3 3 First Quarter OkSt—Castleman 1 run (Grogan kick), 9:53. OkSt—Washington 28 pass from Ru dolph (Grogan kick), :16. Second Quarter OkSt—FG Grogan 40, 9:22. OkSt—Sheperd 47 pass from Rudolph (Grogan kick), :48. Third Quarter Wash—Mickens 31 run (Van Winkle kick), 11:48. OkSt—FG Grogan 27, 1:47. Wash—Ross 96 kickoff return (Van Winkle kick), 1:32. Fourth Quarter OkSt—FG Grogan 34, 5:54. Wash—Mickens 16 pass from Miles (Cooper pass from Miles), 3:29. A,409. Wash OkSt First downs 22 22 Rushes-yards 25-101 49-152 Passing 268 321 Comp-Att-Int 25-40-1 18-27-1 Return Yards 44 18 Punts-Avg. 5-37.6 4-37.8 Fumbles-Lost 2-1 2-1 Penalties-Yards 7-70 7-50 Time of Possession 24:15 35:45 INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS RUSHING —Washington, D.Washington 13-42, Mickens 1-31, Miles 9-27, Cooper 2-1. Oklahoma St., Roland 32-123, Childs 9-33, Sheperd 2-11, Castleman 1-1, Team 1-(minus 1), Rudolph 4-(minus 15). PASSING —Washington, Miles 25-381-268, Lindquist 0-1-0-0, Team 0-1-0-0. Oklahoma St., Rudolph 17-26-1-299, She perd 1-1-0-22. RECEIVING —Washington, Mickens 7-82, K.Williams 5-73, D.Washington 4-21, Dan iels 2-34, Pettis 2-26, Perkins 2-18, Hall 2-3, Taylor 1-11. Oklahoma St., Sheperd 5-98, Seaton 4-40, Washington 2-33, Glid den 2-30, Castleman 1-48, Rudolph 1-22, Seales 1-20, Childs 1-16, Jarwin 1-14. College basketball Men’s Top 25 fared Saturday 1. Kentucky (13-0) did not play. Next: vs. Missisippi, Tuesday. 2. Duke (13-0) beat Boston College 8562. Next: at Wake Forest, Wednesday. 3. Virginia (13-0) beat Miami 89-80, 2OT. Next: vs. N.C. State, Wednesday. 4. Wisconsin (13-1) did not play. Next: at Northwestern, Sunday. 5. Louisville (12-1) did not play. Next: at Wake Forest, Sunday. 6. Villanova (13-1) lost to Seton Hall 66-61, OT. Next: at No. 15 St. John’s, Tuesday. 7. Gonzaga (13-1) at Portland. Next: vs. San Francisco, Thursday. 8. Arizona (12-1) did not play. Next: vs. Arizona State, Sunday. 9. Iowa State (10-2) lost to South Carolina 64-60. Next: vs. Oklahoma State, Tuesday. 10. Utah (11-2) did not play. Next: vs. UCLA, Sunday. 11. Texas (12-2) beat Texas Tech 70-61. Next: vs. No. 18 Oklahoma, Monday. 12. Maryland (14-1) beat Minnesota 70-58. Next: at Illinois, Wednesday. 13. Kansas (10-2) did not play. Next: vs. UNLV, Sunday. 14. Notre Dame (14-1) beat Georgia Tech 83-76, 2OT. Next: at No. 19 North Carolina, Monday. 15. St. John’s (11-3) lost to Butler 73-69. Next: vs. No. 6 Villanova, Tuesday. 16. Wichita State (11-2) did not play. Next: vs. Illinois State, Sunday. 17. West Virginia (13-1) beat TCU 78-67. Next: at Texas Tech, Monday. 18. Oklahoma (10-3) beat No. 22 Baylor 73-63. Next: at No. 11 Texas, Monday. 19. North Carolina beat Clemson 74-50. Next: vs. No. 14 Notre Dame, Monday. 20. Ohio State (12-3) beat Illinois 77-61. Next: at Minnesota, Tuesday. 21. Washington (11-2) did not play. Next: at Stanford, Sunday. 22. Baylor (11-2) lost to No. 18 Oklahoma 73-63. Next: vs. No. 13 Kansas, Wednesday. 23. Northern Iowa (11-2) did not play. Next: vs. Loyola of Chicago, Sunday. 24. Colorado State (14-1) lost to New Mexico 66-53. Next: vs. Wyoming, Wednesday. 25. Georgetown (9-4) beat Creighton 7661. Next: vs. Marquette, Tuesday. Men’s scores EAST Albany (NY) 80, Maine 56 American U. 53, Holy Cross 49 Army 77, Loyola (Md.) 53 Bloomfield 76, Wilmington (Del.) 66 Boston U. 75, Lehigh 56 Bryant 67, LIU Brooklyn 63 Buffalo 92, Cornell 73 Butler 73, St. John’s 69 Caldwell 88, Chestnut Hill 84, 3OT Colgate 68, Bucknell 62 Dickinson 83, York (NY) 71 Elon 77, Drexel 67 Fairleigh Dickinson 73, CCSU 67 Felician 64, Holy Family 60 George Washington 64, Saint Joseph’s 60 Georgetown 76, Creighton 61 Gettysburg 62, Manhattanville 61 Ithaca 97, Utica 90 Keene St. 84, Castleton 65 Lehman 68, CCNY 51 NYU 78, Bridgewater (Mass.) 73 Navy 69, Lafayette 65 Northeastern 72, Delaware 53 Old Westbury 97, Sage 93, OT Post (Conn.) 73, Sciences (Pa.) 67 Randolph 74, Kenyon 60 Richard Stockton 62, Lynchburg 60 Robert Morris 70, Mount St. Mary’s 45 Rosemont 85, Cabrini 78 Rutgers 50, Penn St. 46 Seton Hall 66, Villanova 61, OT South Carolina 64, Iowa St. 60 St. Bonaventure 69, UMass 55 St. Francis (NY) 73, Sacred Heart 71 St. Francis (Pa.) 85, Wagner 68 St. Joseph’s (LI) 67, Sarah Lawrence 45 Stony Brook 71, New Hampshire 61 Susquehanna 79, Moravian 57 Thiel 84, Thomas More 82 W. Connecticut 83, W. New England 57 SOUTH Alabama St. 71, Grambling St. 50 Asbury 94, Point Park 71 Auburn 82, North Alabama 61 Barton 95, Lees-McRae 92, OT Chattanooga 72, Furman 60 Coastal Carolina 83, Charleston Southern 74 Cumberlands 77, WVU Tech 57 Davidson 81, Richmond 67 Duke 85, Boston College 62 E. Kentucky 63, SC State 52 Elizabeth City St. 79, St. Augustine’s 70 Freed-Hardeman 86, Hannibal-LaGrange 59 George Mason 70, La Salle 62 Georgia 63, Norfolk St. 50 Georgia Southern 40, Texas St. 36 Georgia St. 82, UALR 69 Guilford 67, Emory & Henry 48 High Point 90, Winthrop 87, 2OT Hofstra 68, UNC Wilmington 56 Jackson St. 70, Alabama A&M 67 James Madison 61, Towson 52 Kennesaw St. 92, Thomas (Ga.) 66 King (Tenn.) 91, Mount Olive 73 LSU 75, Savannah St. 59 Lincoln Memorial 67, Lenoir-Rhyne 55 Lindsey Wilson 89, MidAm Nazarene 66 Longwood 90, Radford 79, 2OT Louisiana Tech 83, Southern Miss. 70 Loyola NO 73, Auburn-Montgomery 68 Maryland 70, Minnesota 58 Mercer 76, UNC Greensboro 55 Mississippi 92, Austin Peay 63 Montreat 97, Bryan 92 Murray St. 66, Morehead St. 57 North Carolina 74, Clemson 50 NC A&T 83, CS Bakersfield 70 NC State 68, Pittsburgh 50 Newberry 88, Tusculum 80 Presbyterian 62, Liberty 58 SC-Upstate 68, Hampton 54 South Florida 58, East Carolina 50 Southern U. 68, Prairie View 56 Stephen F. Austin 80, McNeese St. 75 Stetson 65, Florida A&M 60 Syracuse 68, Virginia Tech 66 Texas Southern 72, Alcorn St. 55 Toledo 57, N. Kentucky 55 Tulane 74, Memphis 66 UConn 63, Florida 59 UNC Asheville 80, Gardner-Webb 55 UNC Pembroke 82, GRU Augusta 76 Vanderbilt 79, Yale 74, 2OT Virginia 89, Miami 80, 2OT W. Carolina 78, The Citadel 70 West Georgia 96, Lee 72 William & Mary 75, Coll. of Charleston 45 Wingate 81, Carson-Newman 60 Wofford 68, Samford 65 MIDWEST Akron 79, Coppin St. 62 Augustana (Ill.) 73, Carthage 42 Ball St. 51, Bethune-Cookman 48 Bellevue 80, Indiana-East 70 Bowling Green 58, Chicago St. 35 Carroll (Wis.) 75, Illinois College 63 Cincinnati 56, SMU 50 Concordia (Moor.) 71, St. Mary’s (Minn.) 63 Concordia (Wis.) 79, Rockford 74 Cornerstone 70, Lawrence Tech 57 Dayton 81, Duquesne 55 DePaul 71, Xavier 68 E. Illinois 59, Jacksonville St. 50, OT Hamline 69, Macalester 55 Marquette 75, Providence 66 Miami (Ohio) 66, UMKC 61 Missouri 72, Lipscomb 60 Missouri St. 62, Drake 37 Notre Dame 83, Georgia Tech 76, 2OT Ohio St. 77, Illinois 61 Purdue 64, Michigan 51 Rhode Island 65, Saint Louis 53 Ripon 83, Knox 64 St. John’s (Minn.) 69, Bethel (Minn.) 67 St. Olaf 85, Gustavus 61 St. Thomas (Minn.) 74, Carleton 69 Wis.-Eau Claire 73, Wis.-La Crosse 66 Wis.-Oshkosh 61, Wis.-Superior 54 SOUTHWEST Arkansas 79, Utah Valley 46 Concordia-Austin 74, E. Texas Baptist 67 Lamar 75, Nicholls St. 62 Northwestern St. 99, Houston Baptist 78 Oklahoma 73, Baylor 63 Oklahoma St. 61, Kansas St. 47 Sam Houston St. 84, Incarnate Word 78 Texas 70, Texas Tech 61 Texas A&M 58, Hartford 49 West Virginia 78, TCU 67 FAR WEST E. Washington 65, Idaho St. 57 Long Beach St. 81, Fresno Pacific 46 N. Colorado 62, Montana St. 54 Nevada 80, Air Force 62 Saint Mary’s (Cal) 72, Loyola Marymount 63 Utah St. 62, Boise St. 61 Women’s Top 25 fared Saturday 1. South Carolina (13-0) did not play. Next: at LSU, Sunday. 2. UConn (11-1) did not play. Next: at St. John’s, Sunday. 3. Texas (11-0) vs. Kansas. Next: vs. West Virginia, Wednesday. 4. Notre Dame (13-1) did not play. Next: at No. 21 Syracuse, Sunday. 5. Texas A&M (13-2) did not play. Next: at Arkansas, Sunday. 6. Baylor (12-1) beat No. 18 Oklahoma State 61-45. Next: at Kansas State, Tuesday. 7. Louisville (13-1) did not play. Next: at Pittsburgh, Sunday. 8. Tennessee (11-2) did not play. Next: at Vanderbilt, Monday. 9. North Carolina (13-1) did not play. Next: vs. N.C. State, Sunday. 10. Duke (9-4) did not play. Next: vs. Wake Forest, Sunday. 11. Kentucky (12-2) did not play. Next: vs. Mississippi, Sunday. 12. Nebraska (10-3) lost to No. 14 Maryland 75-47. Next: at No. 24 Michigan State, Thursday. 13. Oregon State (10-1) at UCLA. Next: at Southern Cal, Monday. 14. Maryland (11-2) beat No. 12 Nebraska 75-47. Next: vs. Purdue, Thursday. 15. Stanford (8-4) vs. Colorado. Next: vs. Utah, Monday. 16. Rutgers (10-3) did not play. Next: vs. No. 20 Iowa, Sunday. 17. Mississippi State (16-0) did not play. Next: at Missouri, Sunday. 18. Oklahoma State (10-2) lost to No. 6 Baylor 61-45. Next: vs. Texas Tech, Wednesday. 19. Georgia (12-2) did not play. Next: vs. Alabama, Sunday. 20. Iowa (10-2) did not play. Next: at No. 16 Rutgers, Sunday. 21. Syracuse (10-3) did not play. Next: vs. No. 4 Notre Dame, Sunday. 22. Arizona State (12-1) beat Washington 62-48. Next: vs. Washington State, Monday. 23. Seton Hall (13-2) did not play. Next: vs. Xavier, Friday. 24. Michigan State (8-5) did not play. Next: at Michigan, Sunday. 25. DePaul (9-5) did not play. Next: at Georgetown, Sunday. Women’s scores EAST Albany (NY) 49, Maine 43 American U. 74, Holy Cross 63 Army 55, Loyola (Md.) 44 Binghamton 65, Mass.-Lowell 64 Bloomfield 82, Wilmington (Del.) 52 Bryant 79, LIU Brooklyn 66 Bucknell 77, Colgate 75, OT Caldwell 77, Chestnut Hill 54 E. Mennonite 72, Washington (Md.) 47 FDU-Florham 88, William Smith 64 Hartford 62, Vermont 46 Holy Family 56, Felician 48 Ithaca 80, Utica 74, 2OT Lehigh 85, Boston U. 64 Lehman 85, CCNY 58 Manhattanville 76, Old Westbury 60 NYU 69, Swarthmore 49 Navy 65, Lafayette 52 New Hampshire 60, Stony Brook 52 Norwich 69, Castleton 61 Ohio 61, Buffalo 50 Randolph-Macon 71, Gallaudet 51 Rhode Island 62, Duquesne 61 Robert Morris 66, Mount St. Mary’s 44 St. Bonaventure 65, UMass 53 Susquehanna 82, Moravian 62 SOUTH Alice Lloyd 73, Carlow 65 Asbury 66, Point Park 64 Barton 69, Lees-McRae 47 Bethune-Cookman 63, W. Carolina 53 Bluefield St. 66, NC Central 63 Bryan 87, Montreat 48 Campbell 65, Longwood 58 Chowan 66, Shaw 57 Emory & Henry 75, Va. Wesleyan 62 Freed-Hardeman 68, Hannibal-LaGrange 63 Gardner-Webb 82, Coastal Carolina 74 King (Tenn.) 69, Mount Olive 61 Lee 70, West Georgia 69 Liberty 64, High Point 47 Presbyterian 69, UNC Asheville 57 SC-Upstate 70, Norfolk St. 58 St. Augustine’s 73, Elizabeth City St. 69 Trevecca Nazarene 79, Ursuline 65 UCF 76, Tulsa 70 UNC Pembroke 59, GRU Augusta 33 UT-Martin 85, Belmont 68 Virginia St. 67, Fayetteville St. 55 Wingate 66, Carson-Newman 63 Wright St. 72, N. Kentucky 60 MIDWEST Adrian 74, St. Mary’s (Ind.) 65, OT Bemidji St. 72, Mary 70 Calvin 83, Olivet 73 Green Bay 53, Davenport 40 Iowa St. 60, Kansas St. 55 Maryland 75, Nebraska 47 Minn. St. (Moorhead) 80, Winona St. 54 Minn.-Crookston 59, Minot St. 45 N. Illinois 54, E. Michigan 48, OT North Dakota 59, Montana 52 Sterling 94, Culver-Stockton 74 Stetson 73, Valparaiso 62 Temple 81, Cincinnati 64 Toledo 63, Miami (Ohio) 53 W. Michigan 67, Akron 61 SOUTHWEST Baylor 61, Oklahoma St. 45 Houston 63, SMU 45 FAR WEST Arizona St. 62, Washington 48 Boise St. 63, Utah St. 53 California 67, Utah 49 Colorado St. 44, New Mexico 38 E. Washington 88, Idaho St. 75 Fresno St. 56, San Diego St. 44 N. Colorado 80, Montana St. 61 Nevada 76, Air Force 53 Southern Cal 70, Oregon 54 Washington St. 81, Arizona 70 Wyoming 96, San Jose St. 60 NHL Standings EASTERN CONFERENCE Atlantic Division GP W L OT Pts GF GA Montreal 39 26 11 2 54 108 89 Tampa Bay 40 24 12 4 52 130 106 Detroit 38 20 9 9 49 108 95 Toronto 40 21 16 3 45 130 122 Florida 36 17 10 9 43 84 93 Boston 39 19 15 5 43 103 106 Ottawa 37 16 14 7 39 100 101 Buffalo 40 14 23 3 31 77 136 Metropolitan Division GP W L OT Pts GF GA N.Y. Islanders 38 26 11 1 53 119 104 Pittsburgh 39 24 10 5 53 118 94 N.Y. Rangers 36 21 11 4 46 113 90 Washington 37 19 11 7 45 108 96 Columbus 36 16 17 3 35 92 116 Philadelphia 39 14 18 7 35 106 120 New Jersey 41 14 20 7 35 90 117 Carolina 38 11 23 4 26 75 101 WESTERN CONFERENCE Central Division GP W L OT Pts GF GA Nashville 37 25 9 3 53 113 84 Chicago 38 25 11 2 52 119 81 St. Louis 38 22 13 3 47 111 97 Winnipeg 39 20 12 7 47 101 93 Minnesota 36 18 14 4 40 103 99 Dallas 36 17 14 5 39 108 118 Colorado 38 15 15 8 38 98 113 Pacific Division GP W L OT Pts GF GA Anaheim 40 25 9 6 56 111 107 Los Angeles 40 19 12 9 47 112 103 Vancouver 36 21 12 3 45 105 97 San Jose 38 20 13 5 45 104 96 Calgary 40 21 16 3 45 115 105 Arizona 38 15 19 4 34 92 124 Edmonton 39 8 22 9 25 83 133 NOTE: Two points for a win, one point for overtime loss. Friday’s Games Colorado 2, Edmonton 1, SO Florida 2, Buffalo 0 Montreal 4, New Jersey 2 Pittsburgh 6, Tampa Bay 3 Carolina 2, Philadelphia 1 Minnesota 3, Toronto 1 N.Y. Islanders 2, Calgary 1 Anaheim 4, St. Louis 3 Saturday’s Games Ottawa 3, Boston 2, OT Nashville 7, Los Angeles 6, OT New Jersey 5, Philadelphia 2 N.Y. Rangers 6, Buffalo 1 Montreal 4, Pittsburgh 1 Winnipeg 5, Toronto 1 Dallas 7, Minnesota 1 Arizona 6, Columbus 3 Detroit at Vancouver, (n) St. Louis at San Jose, (n) Sunday’s Games Boston at Carolina, Noon Florida at Washington, 2 p.m. Tampa Bay at Ottawa, 6 p.m. Dallas at Chicago, 7 p.m. Columbus at Colorado, 7 p.m. Nashville at Anaheim, 7 p.m. N.Y. Islanders at Edmonton, 8:30 p.m. Monday’s Games San Jose at Winnipeg, 7 p.m. NBA Standings EASTERN CONFERENCE Atlantic Division W L Pct GB Toronto 24 9 .727 — Brooklyn 16 16 .500 7 Boston 11 20 .355 12 New York 5 30 .143 20 Philadelphia 4 27 .129 19 Southeast Division W L Pct GB Atlanta 24 8 .750 — Washington 22 10 .688 2 Miami 14 20 .412 11 Orlando 13 24 .351 13 Charlotte 11 24 .314 14 Central Division W L Pct GB Chicago 24 10 .706 — Cleveland 19 14 .576 4 Milwaukee 17 17 .500 7 Indiana 13 21 .382 11 Detroit 9 23 .281 14 WESTERN CONFERENCE Southwest Division W L Pct GB Memphis 24 8 .750 — Dallas 24 10 .706 1 Houston 23 10 .697 1 San Antonio 20 14 .588 5 New Orleans 17 16 .515 7 Northwest Division W L Pct GB Portland 26 7 .788 — Oklahoma City 17 17 .500 9 Denver 13 20 .394 13 Utah 12 22 .353 14 Minnesota 5 27 .156 20 Pacific Division W L Pct GB Golden State 26 5 .839 — L.A. Clippers 22 11 .667 5 Phoenix 19 16 .543 9 Sacramento 14 19 .424 13 L.A. Lakers 10 23 .303 17 Friday’s Games Brooklyn 100, Orlando 98 Cleveland 91, Charlotte 87 Dallas 119, Boston 101 Detroit 97, New York 81 New Orleans 111, Houston 83 Oklahoma City 109, Washington 102 Indiana 94, Milwaukee 91 Phoenix 112, Philadelphia 96 Atlanta 98, Utah 92 Golden State 126, Toronto 105 Memphis 109, L.A. Lakers 106 Saturday’s Games Charlotte 98, Orlando 90 Chicago 109, Boston 104, OT Houston 115, Miami 79 Utah 101, Minnesota 89 Washington at San Antonio, (n) Memphis at Denver, (n) Atlanta at Portland, (n) Philadelphia at L.A. Clippers, (n) Sunday’s Games Dallas at Cleveland, Noon Brooklyn at Miami, 5 p.m. Sacramento at Detroit, 5 p.m. Milwaukee at New York, 6:30 p.m. Toronto at Phoenix, 7 p.m. Indiana at L.A. Lakers, 8:30 p.m. Transactions FOOTBALL National Football League BALTIMORE RAVENS — Placed LB Arthur Brown on injured reserve. SAN FRANCISCO 49ERS — Signed DE Lawrence Okoye to a futures contract. HOCKEY National Hockey League DALLAS STARS — Claimed D David Schlemko off waivers from Arizona. Reassigned D Jyrki Jokipakka to Texas


Sunday, January 4, 2015 | The News Herald | Page C5 ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Tony Romo’s first playoff game in five years is a second chance for the quarterback on the other side, Detroit’s Matthew Stafford. Who knows how many more opportunities there will be for the 34-year-old Romo with the Dallas Cowboys, who have one playoff win since the last time they were anywhere near the Super Bowl nearly 20 years ago. The Lions? They go into today’s wild-card game at Staf ford’s hometown team with just one postseason victory in the Super Bowl era after Stafford lost to New Orleans in his only try three years ago. “I feel like I have been in the middle of it right now so I’m not too worried about it,” said Staf ford, who grew up in the Dallas area. “I’m just trying to win every game if I can. You know you have to deal with all that kind of stuff and had some success and some years I’d like to have back, too. It’s an ongoing process.” “Coach Process” — that’s what Jason Garrett is called sometimes because of his affinity for the word — led the Cowboys (12-4) to the NFC East title after three straight 8-8 seasons ended with a loss that kept them out of the playoffs and fueled questions about his job security that are gone now. Romo was the league’s most efficient quarterback with a boost from NFL rushing leader DeMarco Murray, who gained 1,845 yards behind a stout offen sive line rebuilt through three first-round picks in the past four drafts — tackle Tyron Smith, cen ter Travis Frederick and guard Zack Martin. Apparently knowing he had more help, Romo predicted in training camp that his best years were ahead of him despite back surgery that ended his 2013 sea son a game early. And his mes sage didn’t change after another back injury kept him out of one game this year. “I think more than anything it’s just about playing the right way and being the best version of yourself and figuring out how to create that,” said Romo, who is 1-3 in the playoffs after beating Phila delphia and losing to Minnesota during the 2009 season. “We’ve done a really good job being very efficient and explosive in the pass game and we’ll continue hopefully to do that.” Things to consider as the Lions (11-5) for go for their first playoff win since beating the Cowboys 38-6 during the 1991 season. Suh’s out, then he’s in: Detroit defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh was suspended Monday for stepping on Green Bay quarterback Aaron Rodg ers’ leg twice in the regular-season finale, which the Packers won to secure the NFC North and a first-round bye. But the suspension was rescinded a day later, a decision that could go a long way toward determining whether the league’s best rushing defense can keep Murray under 100 yards for just the fifth time this season. “You can’t worry about things like that,” Murray said. “You’ve just got to play ball and try to execute what you do offensively.” The last time: Calvin Johnson had the second-highest receiving total in NFL history with 329 yards in Detroit’s 31-30 win over Dallas last season, when Staf ford drove them 80 yards in less than a minute for the winning score in the final seconds. High-priced Dallas cornerback Brandon Carr was the primary victim, and he was on the wrong side of history again this year when Odell Beckham Jr. of the New York Giants made a circus catch over him. “Last year, he got the best of us,” Carr said. “The good thing about football is you get a chance to do it again.” Don’t forget about Dez: Cowboys receiver Dez Bryant had a sideline tan trum last year in Detroit after Stafford fooled the Cowboys by sneaking the ball over the goal line for the winning TD, negating a pair of scores from Bryant. He also left the sideline early in another gutwrenching loss at home to Green Bay, but this year all of his headlines have been on the field — and between the sidelines. He broke Terrell Owens’ franchise record with 17 touchdown catches. “Just across the board they’re explo sive offensively,” Lions coach Jim Caldwell said. “They’ve got all kinds of weapons.” Fairley unlikely: Nick Fairley, Suh’s partner on the interior of the Detroit defensive line, is doubtful with a right knee injury that has sidelined him for two months. Even without him, the Lions have 42 sacks to 28 for the Cowboys. “They have a scheme they believe in,” Garrett said. “They’re good on the front. They’re good against the run. They affect the quarterback. They make a lot of plays on the ball.” QB-coach connection: Cowboys play-caller Scott Linehan was Stafford’s offensive coordinator his first five seasons after the Lions made him the No. 1 pick in 2009. When Linehan came to Dallas this season, he decided to send his son to Highland Park High School, where Staf ford played. “I had five great years with him,” Linehan said. “It was a sad day for me and my family for that day to end.” NFL Lions vs. Cowboys: Romo, Stafford seek playoff win NFC WC DET DAL 010215: Graphic looks at the NFC wild-card playoff game between the Lions and Cowboys ; 2c x 3 inches; 96.3 mm x 76 mm; with related stories; ED ; ETA 5 p.m. Editor’s Note: It is mandatory to include all sources that accompany this graphic when repurposing or editing it for publication Team comparison 355.1 300.9 251.9 231.6 103.1 69.3 (Regular-season statistics) OFFENSE DEFENSE NFC WILD-CARD PLAYOFFS Detroit Lions at Dallas Cowboys Team leaders LIONS COWBOYS Matthew Stafford PASSING Joique Bell 860 RUSHING RECEIVING (Yards) Average per game 29.2 20.1 22.0 POINTS TOTAL YDS PASSING RUSHING 251.9 235.5 382.6 88.9 SOURCE: National Football League AP TODAY, 3:40 P.M. CST, F O X BRIEFS Jets interviewing Marrone NEW YORK — Doug Marrone is next up in the New York Jets’ coaching search. Owner Woody Johnson and consultants Ron Wolf and Charley Casserly were meeting with the former Buffalo Bills coach on Saturday as the Jets seek a replacement for the fired Rex Ryan. Marrone became one of the Jets’ top candidates Wednesday night when he surprisingly opted out of his contract with the Bills. NFL Network first reported the Jets’ plan to meet with Marrone on Saturday. Marrone led the Bills to a 9-7 finish in his second season for Buffalo’s first winning campaign since 2004. Buffalo still missed the playoffs, extending the NFL’s longest active postseason drought to 15 seasons — but beat the Jets twice. The Bronx native previously went 25-25 in four seasons as the coach at Syracuse, including two Pinstripe Bowl victories. His lengthy coaching history includes a stint as the Jets’ offensive line coach under Herm Edwards from 2002-05. Marrone is the fourth confirmed candidate to interview for the coaching position. Johnson, Wolf and Casserly returned from Seattle on Friday night after two days during which they talked to Seahawks defensive coordinator Dan Quinn and assistant head coach/ offensive line coach Tom Cable. The Jets have also interviewed Anthony Lynn, who served as running backs coach and assistant head coach under Ryan. San Diego offensive coordinator Frank Reich is expected to meet with Johnson during the next few days. There is also interest from the Jets in Arizona defensive coordinator Todd Bowles and Baltimore offensive coordinator Gary Kubiak. New York is also in the process of finding a new general manager, running concurrent GM and coaching searches after Johnson fired John Idzik along with Ryan last Monday. Source: R aiders interview Del Rio for coach ALAMEDA, Calif. — The Oakland Raiders interviewed Denver Broncos defensive coordinator Jack Del Rio for their head coaching vacancy on Saturday. A person with knowledge of the interview said the Raiders met with Del Rio as they seek a full-time coach. The person spoke on condition of anonymity because the team is not releasing details on interviews. The interview was first reported by the Denver Post. Del Rio, who grew up in the Bay Area, has been defensive coordinator in Denver for the past three seasons, helping the Broncos win three straight AFC West titles. Del Rio previously was head coach in Jacksonville for nine seasons. He had a 68-71 regular-season record and made the playoffs in 2005 and 2007, winning one playoff game in his second postseason trip. Del Rio was fired with five games remaining in the 2011 season. He has extensive NFL experience, having played 12 seasons as a linebacker and coaching with New Orleans, Baltimore and Carolina before getting the head coaching job with the Jaguars. The Raiders are seeking a full-time coach after firing Dennis Allen four games into last season. Interim coach Tony Sparano is also a candidate. Like Del Rio, Allen was hired in Oakland in 2012 after a stint as defensive coordinator in Denver. A dventures of Andrew and Andy INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Andrew Luck and Andy Dalton have similar achievements listed on their resumes — and simi lar glaring holes. Each made the Pro Bowl as a rookie. Each has three straight seasons with double-digit wins. Neither has missed the playoffs, and both understand their lega cies will be determined by postseason successes and failures. Today, the two young quarterbacks get another chance to fill in some of those gaps when the Colts and Bengals meet in a wildcard round game. “I don’t think just getting to the playoffs has ever been good enough in this build ing,” Luck said this week. The Colts’ franchise quarterback learned his lesson the hard way. After directing one of the greatest one-season turn arounds in NFL history in 2012, Luck came up short against eventual Super Bowl champion Baltimore in the first round of the playoffs. Last year, after engi neering the second-biggest comeback in postseason history, Luck spent the offseason pondering how to reduce turnovers. He blamed himself for throw ing three interceptions that helped put Indy in a 28-point deficit against Kansas City, and then threw four more picks the next week in a 43-22 loss at New England. Now Luck is eager to prove two-time AFC South champion Indianapolis (11-5) is ready to take another big step. Dalton’s postsea son problems are just as obvious. In three playoff games, all losses, he’s thrown one touchdown pass, six inter ceptions and accumulated a passer rating of 56.2. Another defeat would put Dalton in a tie with Warren Moon for most consecu tive opening-round playoff losses by a quarterback. History is not on the Ben gals’ side, either. Cincinnati (10-5-1) is 0-6 in road play off games, has lost seven straight in Indy and hasn’t won in the playoffs since January 1991. If Dalton ends that mis ery, he might finally silence the critics. “Winning in general is how quarterbacks are judged,” Dalton said. “If you win a lot in the regular season but you haven’t won a lot in the postseason, then they’re going to say that you couldn’t do something.” Here are some other things to watch today: What about A.J.: Receiver A.J. Green (concussion) didn’t pass concussion tests and was ruled out on Saturday. When Green missed the first Colts game with an injured right big toe, the offense went nowhere in a 27-0 loss. Green missed three games with that injury and was in and out of the lineup after hurting his right arm in a Dec. 22 win over Denver. Line dance: Indy’s offen sive line isn’t even close to full strength. Right tackle Gosder Cherilus went on injured reserve earlier this week with groin, hip and shoulder injuries. Right guard Hugh Thornton (shoulder) has been ruled out. A.Q. Shipley, who started at left guard in Week 17, is doubtful with an ankle injury, too. But after using 10 starting combinations this season, coach Chuck Pagano doesn’t expect a drop-off. Give it to Hill: One major change in Cincinnati’s offense since the last game has been the emergence of rookie running back Jeremy Hill. He had only four carries at Indy. Since then, he’s become the starter and pro duced four games with at least 140 yards. If he has a big game this weekend, it’ll take a lot of pres sure off Dalton. “I think we’re built for the playoffs,” left tackle Andrew Whitworth said. “I think we have a defense that can play really well against really good quarterbacks, and an offense that can pound the football and kind of march down the field that way.” Clean-up crew: The Colts’ biggest problems over the last six weeks have been turnovers (15) and penalties (41), but they got things cleaned up in the regularseason finale at Tennessee. It was the first time Indy played turnover-free since Nov. 3, and drew only four penalties. Replicating that perfor mance could go a long way in determining whether they advance or are one and done. More postseason misery: Dalton isn’t the only Bengal try ing to avoid a history-making loss. Coach Marvin Lewis can tie Marty Schottenheimer, Jim Mora and Steve Owen for most consec utive playoff losses (six) among coaches in NFL history. Lewis also can tie Mora for most consecutive playoff losses to start a career, and tie Owen for most consecutive playoff losses with one team. Cincinnati also can become the first team in league history to lose opening-round playoff games in four straight seasons. Colts, Bengals quarterbacks try to change legacies AFC WC CIN IND 010215: Graphic looks at the NFC wild-card playoff game between the Bengals and Colts ; 2c x 3 inches; 96.3 mm x 76 mm; with related stories; ED ; ETA 5 p.m. Editor’s Note: It is mandatory to include all sources that accompany this graphic when repurposing or editing it for publication Team comparison 342.7 359.3 229.3 243.0 113.4 116.3 (Regular-season statistics) OFFENSE DEFENSE AFC WILD-CARD PLAYOFFS Cincinnati Bengals at Indianapolis Colts Team leaders BENGALS COLTS Andy Dalton 3,398 PASSING Andrew Luck 4,761 Jeremy Hill 1,124 RUSHING A.J. Green 1,041 RECEIVING (Yards) Average per game 28.6 22.8 23.1 21.5 POINTS TOTAL YDS PASSING RUSHING 213.8 305.9 406.6 348.0 100.8 134.2 SOURCE: National Football League AP Jan. 10-11 — Divisional playoffs. Jan. 18 — Conference championships. Jan. 25 — Pro Bowl, Glendale, Ariz. Feb. 1 — Super Bowl, Glen dale, Ariz. Feb. 16 — First day for teams to designate franchise or transition players. Feb. 17-23 — NFL combine, Indianapolis. March 2 — Final day to des ignate franchise or transition players. March 10 — All teams must be under the 2015 salary cap; all 2014 player contracts expire; free agency begins. March 19 — Trading period for 2015 begins. C ALENDAR Seattle had own Super Bowl hangover RENTON, Wash. (AP) — Where others saw discord and dissention, and another Super Bowl champion headed down the path of an early end to their season, Pete Carroll saw a challenge. A challenge not much different from what Seattle went through on its way to the title a season ago. Call it the Seahawks’ version of the Super Bowl hangover. “There’s an obvious effect because you’re unique in what you’ve done, and we addressed it from the first meeting we got back here and ... we figured it out; it just took us a long time,” Carroll said. “It just took us longer than we would like, but the thing that happened this year just happened in different order than it did last year.” After starting the season 3-3, the Seahawks closed with a six-game win streak to finish 12-4 and earn home-field advantage through the playoffs. The Seahawks will host either Detroit, Arizona or Carolina in the divisional round next Saturday. It was a stunning turnaround, consider ing Seattle’s pedestrian start to the season and the surprise October trade of Percy Harvin to the New York Jets. “I hate to keep going back to last year, but we did win the Super Bowl last year. And through that process at the end of the season when you go through the parade and get the ceremony and get the ring, it makes you forget how hard it was to get to that point, to reach the mountaintop,” Seattle wide receiver Doug Baldwin said. Seattle has already bucked the recent trend as the first Super Bowl champion to reach the postseason since Green Bay won the NFC North in 2011. That was the first layer of history the Seahawks had to overcome. Now is the chance to be the first team since New England in 2004 to repeat. TODAY, 12:05 P.M. CST, C B S DOUG MARRONE


Page C6 | The News Herald | Sunday, January 4, 2015 COLLEGE BASKETBALL Page C6 | Daily News | Sunday, January 4, 2015 College Basketball Huskies rally to beat struggling Gators GAINESVILLE (AP) — Ryan Boatright scored 14 points, Rod ney Purvis hit three 3-pointers in the second half and defending national champion Connecticut beat Florida 63-59 on Saturday. The Huskies (7-5) overcame a 13-point deficit in the second half to defeat the Gators (7-6) for the third time in the last 13 months. This one was billed as a Final Four rematch, but both teams limped into the game. The Gators missed 12 of 20 from the stripe. They missed early and really missed late, including all four in the final 40 seconds. They also went more than eight minutes without a field goal in the second half — coinciding with UConn’s 10-0 run that closed the gap. Dorian Finney-Smith led Florida with 19 points, but was the team’s only player in double figures. Leading scorer Michael Frazier II was quiet against the Huskies again. South Carolina 64, No. 9 Iowa State 60 NEW YORK — Duane Notice scored 15 points and South Carolina picked up its first win over a top-10 team in nearly five years in a victory at Barclays Center. Notice also had six rebounds and four assists as the Gamecocks (11-1) shot 46 percent and led most of the way. Auburn 82, North Alabama 61 AUBURN, Ala. — KT Harrell tied a season-high with 25 points and Cinmeon Bowers chipped in 20 points and 11 rebounds. Ole Miss 92, Austin Peay 63 OXFORD, Miss. — Jarvis Summers scored 18 points as Mississippi placed four players in double figures to defeat Austin Peay. Stefan Moody scored 14 or the Rebels (9-4). Georgia 63, Norfolk State 50 ATHENS, Ga. .— Sophomore J.J. Frazier came off the bench to score a career-high 20 points, leading Georgia to its sixth straight victory over Norfolk State. Missouri 72, Lipscomb 60 COLUMBIA, Mo .— Johnathan Wil liams III scored 16 points and grabbed 10 rebounds while Keith Shamburger added 15 points to lead Missouri past Lipscomb. Arkansas 79, Utah Valley 46 FAYATTEVILLE, Ark .— Alandise Harris scored 17 points to help Arkan sas beat Utah Valley. Harris added five rebounds in 15 minutes off the bench. The Razorbacks improved to 11-2. Texas A&M 58, Hartford 49 COLLEGE STATION, Texas — Jalen Jones scored 12 points as Texas A&M wrapped up nonconference play with a victory over Hartford. Mark Nwakamma led the Hawks (7-7, 0-1 America East) with 13 points. LSU 75, Savannah St 59 Baton Rouge, La.— Jarell Martin matched his career-high with 26 points and LSU extended its winning streak to eight games with a victory against Savan nah State. Vanderbilt 79, Yale 74 NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Damian Jones scored 19 points and Vanderbilt rallied to beat Yale in double overtime in front of a sea son-high crowd of 10,103 at Memorial Gym. Devilishly good DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Freshman Jahlil Oka for scored a career-high 28 points, and No. 2 Duke beat Boston College 85-62 on Saturday. Quinn Cook added 15 points to help the Blue Devils (13-0, 1-0) win their Atlantic Coast Conference opener. They shot 47 percent and used runs of 17-2 and 14-0 to pull away for their 41st straight win at Cam eron Indoor Stadium — the longest active streak in the nation. Olivier Hanlan finished with 22 points for the Eagles (7-5, 0-1), who have lost two of three and were playing their first road game. They shot 40 percent but never got closer than 10 in the second half. No. 3 Virginia 89, Miami 80 CORAL GABLES — No. 3 Virginia squandered a 19-point first-half lead and then came from behind in both extra periods to remain unbeaten by defeating the Miami Hurricanes in double overtime. Virginia never led in the first OT, but the Cavaliers’ Jus tin Anderson made three free throws with 20 seconds left. He sank a game-tying 3-pointer with 15 seconds remaining to force the second extra period. Anderson gave the Cavaliers their first lead of the extra peri ods when he scored with 3:41 to go in the second overtime, and they pulled away from there. Miami (10-4, 0-1 ACC) lost for the fourth time in the past six games. The Hurricanes trailed for more than 36 con secutive minutes before Angel Rodriguez made three free throws with 0.9 seconds remain ing to force overtime. No. 14 Notre Dame 83, Georgia Tech 76 SOUTH BEND, Ind.— Jer ian Grant scored 24 points to lead No. 14 Notre Dame to an comeback win in double overtime over Georgia Tech. Pat Connaugh ton knocked down a 3-pointer just over a minute into the second overtime and added a right-handed scoop 40 seconds later for the Irish. Battling foul trouble most of the game, Zach Auguste’s low post bucket with 2 minutes left put the Irish up by seven. No. 19 North Carolina 74, Clemson 50 CLEMSON, S.C .— Justin Jackson scored 13 points, Ken nedy Meeks had 12 points and 12 rebounds and No. 19 North Carolina opened ACC play with a victory over Clemson. The Tar Heels (11-3) led by 20 points in the first half en route to their seventh straight victory over the Tigers. Melvin Paige had 11 points off three 3-pointers and Brice Johnson was the fourth North Carolina player in double figures with 10 points. Johnson also had eight rebounds. N.C. State 68, Pittsburgh 50 RALEIGH, N.C. — Ralston Turner scored 16 points to break out of a slump and help North Carolina State beat Pittsburgh. Trevor Lacey scored a gamehigh 19 points for the Wolfpack (11-4, 2-0). N.C. State shot 52 percent, including 16-for-27 (59 percent) after halftime to turn the game into a rout after leading 27-20 at the break. Syracuse 68, Virginia Tech 66 BLACKSBURG, Va. — Trevor Cooney scored 18 points and Rakeem Christmas had 17 as Syracuse held off a frenetic rally by Virginia Tech for a victory in the ACC opener for both teams. The Orange (10-4) led 42-23 at halftime and seemed poised to win going away against the undermanned Hokies. But Virginia Tech opened the second half on a 21-7 run and closed to within 51-49 with 6:34 remaining. Baylor runs away from Oklahoma State WACO, Texas (AP) — Nina Davis had 21 points and 11 rebounds to lead sixthranked Baylor to a 61-45 win over No. 18 Oklahoma State on Saturday in the Big 12 opener or both teams. Khadijiah Cave added 15 points and Kristy Wal lace had 11 for Baylor (12-1, 1-0 Big 12), which trailed by six at the half before using a 31-6 run in the second half to take control. The Lady Bears tied the game at 43 with a 3-point play by Cave with 11:53 left in the game. From there, Oklahoma State had a scoring drought of 8:21. Baylor took a 58-43 lead with 4:02 remaining. Davis scored eight during the stretch. No. 14 Maryland 75, No. 12 Nebraska 47 LINCOLN, Neb. — Shatori Walker-Kimbrough scored 24, Laurin Mincy added 22 and Mary land used a big second half to beat Nebraska. Maryland (11-2, 2-0 Big Ten) had more points in the second half (48) than the Cornhuskers (10-3, 0-2) scored in the game. No. 22 Arizona State 62, Washington 48 TEMPE, Ariz. — Promise Amukamara scored 14 points and Arizona State overwhelmed Washington in the first half to open Pac-12 play. The Sun Devils (12-1) won their eighth-straight by racing to a 37-13 lead at the half, holding the Huskies (11-2) scoreless for the last 8:43. Seton Hall ends No. 6 Villanova’s win streak NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Freshman Khadeen Carrington hit a go-ahead layup with 1:38 to play in overtime and Seton Hall knocked off its sec ond ranked foe this week, defeating No. 6 Villanova 66-61 on Saturday. The Pirates ended the Wildcats’ school-record-tying 13-game winning streak to start the season. Carrington finished with a careerhigh 17 points. Sterling Gibbs added 20 for the Pirates. No. 11 Texas 70, Texas Tech 61 LUBBOCK, Texas — Javan Felix scored 15 points and Jonathan Holmes added 14 to lead No. 11 Texas over Texas Tech in each team’s Big 12 opener. Felix was 3 of 6 from 3-point range. No. 12 Maryland 70, Minnesota 58 COLLEGE PARK, Md. — Melo Trimble scored 20 points, and No. 12 Maryland used a strong defensive performance to beat Min nesota in the Terrapins’ inaugural Big Ten home game. Dez Wells added 12 points. No. 18 Oklahoma 73, No. 22 Baylor 63 NORMAN, Okla . — TaShawn Thomas scored 24 points to help No. 18 Oklahoma beat No. 22 Baylor. Thomas made 11 of 17 shots and grabbed eight rebounds. Buddy Hield had 20 points and 10 rebounds for the Sooners (10-3, 1-0). Butler 73, No. 15 St. John’s 69 NEW YORK — Kellen Dunham scored a season-high 28 points, includ ing a pivotal 3-pointer with just more than 2 minutes left that helped Butler hold off No. 15 St. John’s. Alex Barlow added 15 points for the Bulldogs (11-4, 1-1). No. 17 West Virginia 78, TCU 67 FORT WORTH, Texas — Gary Browne sparked No. 17 West Virginia with 16 points while leading scorer Juwan Staten watched from the bench with an illness as the Moun taineers opened Big 12 play with a win over TCU. No. 20 Ohio State 77, Illinois 61 COLUMBUS, Ohio — D’Angelo Rus sell scored 22 points, including eight dur ing a decisive 15-0 second-half run, to lead No. 20 Ohio State past Illinois. Sam Thomp son and Marc Loving each added 13 points for the Buckeyes (12-3, 1-1 Big Ten). No. 25 Georgetown 76, Creighton 61 WASHINGTON — Freshmen L.J. Peak, Tre Campbell and Paul White combined for 37 points, leading No. 25 Georgetown past Creighton. Georgetown (9-4, 1-1) relied heavily on its first-year players. Campbell’s 3-pointer early in the second half wrapped up a 15-2 spurt that put Georgetown ahead 39-31. WOMEN’S TOP 25 Okafor gets career-high 28 in Duke’s win over BC AP Duke’s Jahlil Okafor, right, and Amile Jefferson block Boston College’s Patrick Heckmann. NINA DAVIS Baylor AP Seton Hall’s Sterling Gibbs celebrates after Seton Hall defeated Villanova.


SPORT S Sunday, January 4, 2015 | The News Herald | Page C7 BOSTON (AP) — As a Los Angeles Dodgers broadcaster, Nomar Gar ciaparra watched Clayton Kershaw become the domi nant pitcher in the National League, winning three of the last four NL Cy Young Awards — the last one unanimously. But when fans ask if he’s ever witnessed anyone as good as the L.A. left-hander, Garciaparra stops them cold. “Hang on,” he says, “I got to play with Pedro Martinez.” The former Red Sox shortstop already was in Boston when the reign ing NL Cy Young winner arrived from the Montreal Expos in 1997. And he saw the Dominican right-hander win the AL award twice with the Red Sox, in back-to-back seasons in 1999-2000 that established him as one of the most dominant pitchers in baseball history. In that two-year period — in the middle of a golden age of hitting — Martinez went 41-10 with a 1.90 ERA and 597 strikeouts. After that, all he did was anchor the staff that helped the Red Sox earn their cathartic World Series victory in 2004, ending an eight-decade drought. Martinez went on to pitch four seasons with the New York Mets, three of them injury-plagued, and returned to the World Series with the Philadelphia Phil lies in 2009 before retiring. Five years later, he is eligible for the baseball Hall of Fame and likely to be among the inductees announced Tuesday. Like Randy Johnson, who is also making his first appearance on the ballot, Martinez is a virtual cer tainty to be enshrined in July; each has a chance to break Tom Seaver’s record of 98.84 percent of the bal lots cast. Also like Johnson, Mar tinez was an imposing presence on the mound. But while the 6-foot-10 lefthander could intimidate with his size, Martinez accomplished as much with control that allowed him to use all parts of the plate — including the inside. When he came out of the bullpen in relief for the finale of a 1999 AL Division Series game against Cleve land, the Indians batters were visibly deflated. Martinez, who had left Game 1 with a back strain, pitched six innings of no-hit relief to finish off the series. “I wanted to make my presence be felt,” Martinez said this summer when he returned to Boston for induction into the franchise Hall of Fame. “Every time I went out there, I wanted to make sure that you knew, that you were aware, that I wasn’t kidding out there. That this was my job. That I’m here and I’m going to be responsible for it.” In all, Martinez finished with a 219-100 record and a 2.93 ERA. He struck out 3,154 batters and walked 760 in 2,827 innings. He twice won 20 games, twice struck out more than 300 batters and twice posted an ERA below 2.00. He was an eight-time all-star, and five times he led the major leagues in ERA. In 1999, he went 23-4 with 313 strikeouts and a 2.07 ERA. He started the AllStar Game at Fenway park and struck out five of the six batters he faced, includ ing fellow Hall of Fame candidates Larry Walker, Sammy Sosa, Mark McG wire and Jeff Bagwell, as well as Barry Larkin, who was inducted in 2012. On Sept. 10 of that sea son, he fanned 17 New York Yankees — no one’s ever done that before or since — during a one-hitter in which he faced one batter over the minimum. PHOENIX (AP) — At 6-foot-10, Randy Johnson stood on the mound and looked down on batters, an intimidating presence before he even threw the ball. And when he let it fly, his talent matched his imposing stature. With a menacing fast ball and devastating slider, The Big Unit had a career that rivaled any other lefthanded pitcher who played the game. There is a long list of statistics to back that up, and he seems a shoo-in as a first-ballot selection when the new Hall of Fame class is announced Tuesday. His best seasons came with the Arizona Diamond backs, where he won four consecutive Cy Young awards — he had a total of five — and his only World Series championship. Every start was a display of searing intensity. “We knew that every fifth day we were going to get one of the most competi tive efforts in the history of the game,” said Bob Brenly, his manager for most of his time in Arizona. “He pitched every game like it was the most important of his life.” Since his retirement in 2009, Johnson has mostly detached himself from baseball, concentrating on his love of photography, traveling the world, shoot ing pictures of his many rock musician friends and meet ing with soldiers on USO tours to Kuwait, Iraq and Guantanamo Bay. Johnson pitched 22 sea sons with Montreal, Seattle, Houston, Arizona, the New York Yankees and San Fran cisco, compiling a 303-166 career record. He led his league in strikeouts nine times, thirdmost in baseball history behind Walter Johnson and Nolan Ryan. His average of 10.6 strikeouts per nine innings ranks first among all pitchers. Johnson had six seasons of at least 300 strikeouts, tied with Ryan for the most ever. A hard-throwing but extremely wild pitcher as a youngster at USC and in his early professional years, Johnson worked with Ryan and pitching coach Tom House in 1992 to fix his mechanics. And he devel oped remarkable control. “He’s out of the mold physically when it comes to a major league pitcher,” Brenly said. “For him to go from where he was at the begin ning of his career in Mon treal when he was just a wild, hard thrower to where he finished his career — this guy would regularly strike out 300 more guys than he walked in a season.” That’s a slight exaggera tion, although Johnson did accomplish it once. In 2001, he fanned a career-high 372 and walked 71. It was the greatest season in Johnson’s career, largely because of the way it ended. At last 2014 is dead and gone. This has been one of the worst years I can remember. I lost a lot of friends and had numerous ones suffer one problem after another including myself. Let’s just say I welcome 2015 with open arms and hope for the best. Talking to my hunting friends, this season hasn’t been what you could call a stellar deer season. During bow season the hunters I know were seeing a lot of deer but the problem was they were mostly does. When gun season arrived not only were the bucks scarce, but the does disappeared. Of course the weather changed and turned warm and continues to be warm. A good measuring stick to use to calculate if it is winter is the number of birds that show up in January. During what should be cold weather down south, thousands of robins can be seen on the sides of the roads feeding. This year I’ve seen exactly one large group of robins and one or two flocks of cedar wax wings. Cedar wax wings are those beautiful little colorful birds about the size of sparrows that eat the red berries from holly trees. For some reason, they usually show up on rainy days and during sunny warm days disappear. It’s as if they crawl into a hole and pull the dirt in behind them. Ducks are a good indicator of the type of weather they are having up north. Last year was a banner year for ducks, not only the local types, but ducks we only see in magazines. We don’t exactly live on a flyway like the folks on the Mississippi River and along the East Coast, but we do have enough ducks to make it worthwhile getting up at o-dark30 in the morning and fight the rain and cold. Don’t expect to see flocks of mallards and Canadian geese falling in all around you. More like wood ducks and ring necks. Years ago, before the beach was built up and the population was approximately 100 people living there, we would crawl on our bellies and shoot bluebills rafted up close to shore. The only problem we found out latter was these birds were feeding on periwinkles. I suppose the closest thing to opening up a tomb and getting a whiff would be to gut a bluebill that had just dined on some periwinkles. Not ever again would I go through the trouble of all that sneaking around on my belly just to shoot a saltwater duck. Looking at my Ducks Unlimited app on my phone, the ducks are pretty much sticking to the northern states simply because the lakes and rivers are free of ice. Compared to our winters, we don’t have a clue what it is to be cold when contrasted to the states close to the Canadian border. When it’s busting the bark up there, is when we get the overflow of ducks down here. This year so far they really aren’t having a consistent cold flow of air out of Canada. The deer along with the birds aren’t too fond of this warm weather, either. There’s not much we can do about the weather, so we may just have to do the best we can until February when the rut kicks in. Once that month arrives it generally is as cold as it is going to get, but no matter the bucks will be up and moving looking for girl friends so every hunter should have a chance to score. We are all looking forward to a new year and the new opportunities it brings. We are all praying it is better than last year. Outdoor Life Scott Lindsey Outdoor Writer captscottlindsey Hoping 2015 is better than last year BASEBALL HALL OF FAME Big Unit looks like shoo-in RANDY JOHNSON PED R O MA R TINEZ Pedro waiting for call Updated and complete sports announcements are available online at Announcements will appear in the print edition of The News Herald when space permits. The News Herald will publish announcements of area interest concerning meetings or events. Announcements, which must be dated and contain contact information, can be mailed to the Sports Department, P.O. 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Contact: David 850-348-1723 or Facebook Florida Saints Saints. ANNOUNCEMENTS NHL R OUNDUP Ryan’s OT goal lifts Senators to 3-2 win BOSTON (AP) — Mike Hoffman scored to send the game into overtime, and Bobby Ryan ended it 46 seconds into the extra period on Saturday as the Ottawa Senators beat the Boston Bruins 3-2. Craig Anderson made 26 saves for Ottawa, which has won two in a row. Kyle Turris also scored for the Senators. Brad Marchand and Torey Krug scored for Boston, and David Krejci assisted on both goals. Tuukka Rask stopped 23 shots for the Bruins. Marchand gave Boston a 2-1 lead midway through the third period, but Gryba’s slap shot deflected off Hoffman’s skate and past Rask to tie it. Ryan, who had a hat trick in Monday’s win over Buffalo, scored the game-winner when he knocked in the rebound of Erik Karlsson’s shot. It was the second straight overtime game for the Bru ins. On Wednesday, they scored two late second-period goals to tie Toronto before falling in a shootout. This time, Boston blew the lead and the game despite killing a pair of 5-on-3 advantages early and getting a power play of its own in the final 3 minutes. The game was scoreless for 32 minutes until Clarke MacArthur occupied a couple of Bruins behind the Bos ton net and left the puck free for Turris. He swooped in, slid toward the goal and wristed it into the tight spot over Rask’s right shoulder to make it 1-0. Boston tied it four minutes later when Zdeno Chara screened Anderson and Krug’s slap shot from the point found the net. Marchand gave Boston a 2-1 lead midway through the third when he skated around and into the slot before putting a wrist shot past Anderson. Predators 7, Kings 6 LOS ANGELES — The Nashville Predators wasted a late threegoal lead. Roman Josi quickly made certain that defensive lapse didn’t spoil the day. Josi scored 18 seconds into overtime after Pekka Rinne gave up three goals in the final 2:01 of regulation, and the Predators eked out a wild victory over the Los Angeles Kings. “It was definitely not the ending we planned,” Josi said. “We were up 6-3 with a couple of minutes to go. You want to win that game in regulation. It was a good job by our team staying with it, but we have to do a better job at the end.” Mike Fisher and Colin Wilson scored goals 1:22 apart in the first period, Mattias Ekholm and Mark Acrobello scored 1:41 apart in the second, and the Predators also got goals from Ryan Ellis and Olli Jokinen in opening a 5-1 lead. Rinne finished with 24 saves. “If it ends 6-3, you like everything about the game,” Predators coach Peter Laviolette said. “You don’t like the fact that they scored three goals to tie it up and bring it into overtime for us to win it. But at the end of the day, it’s two points, and there was an answer to the three goals they scored.” The Predators overtook the idle Chicago Blackhawks for the Central Division lead, scoring on three of their first nine shots against Jonathan Quick and chasing him to the bench after Ellis’ power play goal gave Nashville a 3-1 lead at 9:43 of the opening period.


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PANAMA CITY NEWS HERALD Outdoors SUNDAY January 4, 2015 More coverage online at Section D Make your New Year’s resolution to take a kid hunting! By FRANK SARGEANT You’ve got to find ’em before you can catch ’em, and finding ’em in winter in the waters of the Florida Panhandle can be a bit of a challenge at times. There are fewer fish to start with — lots of fish simply pull away from the shorelines or leave the bays and beaches completely, and spend the winter hanging around deeper water rockpiles, wrecks and other cover offshore. Since the weather is frequently snotty, getting at these fish can be difficult, especially for those with small boats better suited for the bays and creeks. Finding the fish that remain inshore is a bit of an art. One thing you can be pretty sure of is that they won’t be on the shallow, grassy flats where you find them in spring and fall. Power plants The fish tend to seek out any source of warmth when the big fronts blow through, and among the most obvious of temperate areas are the powerplant outflows like Warren Bayou in North Bay, and James Crist, at Governor’s Bayou on the Escambia River. The plumes of warm water from these plants stretch out for several hundred yards, and in winter often hold reds, trout and sheepshead. To say nothing of hundreds of saltwater catfish and sometimes ladyfish and jack crevalle, species that often get hooked more often than the gamefish. These outflows release the cooling water from the generators, and the colder it gets the more hot water they produce, while at the same time the bay water is getting ever colder — the fish swarm to the outflows like tourists to a hot tub at Aspen. You can’t fish from shore around the plants, nor can you boat right at the outflow, but you can fish beyond the buoy line, and there are often plenty of fish in this area and even several hundred yards away. Fish move in and out of the warmed area steadily as temperatures go up and down, so anywhere close by might be good at times. Coastal rivers Blackwater rivers are also temperature refuges in winter. Most are fed at least partially by springs, so part of their flow starts out at around 70 degrees no matter how cold the air. And, the dark tannin-stained water acts as a heat sink on sunny days. Deep bends and other natural holes in these rivers frequently are loaded with reds, trout, mangrove snapper and sheepshead. The fish sometimes travel several miles upriver as winter progresses — typically action is fast at the mouth on the first fronts, and then progresses upriver as more cold fronts arrive and the water gets colder. The movement reverses as spring approaches, with the fish migrating downriver and eventually back out into the bays as March progresses. A good sonar is a must for success in river fishing — the fish tend to stack up in some areas and be completely absent in others. Points, bends and rocky shorelines frequently attract the fish, but occasionally they show up in areas where you wouldn’t expect them — a big-screen sonar takes much of the guess work out of finding them, and this is a situation where side-scanning units like those from Lowrance and Humminbird really earn their keep. Sheepshead and reds sometimes leave the main rivers and push back into tidal creeks looking for food. If you’ve got a boat with shallow-enough draft, you can slip up into these areas and catch these fish at times — or wait at the creek mouth as the water falls, particularly on a full moon tide with a strong north wind — as all the water and the bait comes out, so will the gamefish. Pothole fishing Any sort of deep water hole surrounded by shallower water can also offer refuge at times — the prop-wash holes around docks where large inboard boats are docked are sometimes hotspots. So are borrowholes where rock has been removed to build causeways or other landfills. There’s also a very specialized fishery in the black mud bays like those found in some areas of the Panhandle’s vast bay systems. Some of these bays have areas of water that’s only inches deep, atop a soft ooze of coal black mud. On sunny winter days, this water heats up like a solar heater, and both reds and trout often stack into these locations, in water so shallow their backs are above the surface. They’re understandably spooky in this water, so an absolutely silent approach is a must — a kayak is FRANK SARGEANT | Contributed photo Sheepshead are among the prime targets inshore in winter on Panhandle waters. They’re easy to catch with fresh shrimp fished on small jigs. SEE WINTER | D3 The year was 1997, and I was working part-time as a baseball coach at my alma mater, Lincoln High School in Tallahassee. I had the privilege back then of working with so many talented and allaround great kids and was fortunate enough to have had the opportunity to get to know some of these outstanding young men and their parents. Some of these relationships developed into lasting friendships. One such friendship was cultivated with Mark Hill. Mark was the star of the team that year. He was a 17-year-old, left-handed pitcher who also played first base and outfield. And besides being the ace pitcher, he had one of the best bats on the team and good speed on the bases. Mark was a coach’s dream. Not only was he a super athlete, he was also a great kid. He was very personable, yet humble. Besides playing baseball, Mark enjoyed bird hunting. But Mark had never been deer hunting before and had expressed a strong interest in going. I thought that taking him on his first deer hunt would be a great way to reward him for all his hard work and great attitude. I had unlimited access to hunt some private land near the small community of Sumatra, off State Road 65 on the Liberty-Franklin county line. Thomas Drew Branch Sr., who is now deceased, owned around 1,500 acres of prime deer hunting land that borders the Apalachicola National Forest. It was this very property that provided me the opportunity of harvesting most of the deer I had taken growing up. Mark and I arrived at the property around 2 p.m. that midDecember day, after making the hour or so drive from Tallahassee. When we got there, we met Drew Branch (grandson of Mr. Branch) and his friend Wade Wright, who also planned to hunt that afternoon. Mark and I got to my favorite deer stand at 4 p.m. It was a towertype stand on the south edge of a field, where you could survey nearly the entire 10-acre field. The section of the field closest to us was planted in oats, wheat and rye. The back half of the food plot was planted in field corn. Native vegetation wrapped around this grand food plot, providing great habitat for all the wildlife that called this place home. The dense cover consisted of mature long-leaf pines, and scattered among them were various oaks and other hardwoods. Underneath were titi, gallberry and wax myrtle trees with palmettos and pine straw blanketing the flat terrain. All in all, it made for a great place to hunt and offered the perfect opportunity for a kid to take his first deer. We only had to wait 40 minutes before six deer made their way into the field. Two bucks and four does grazed, unaware of our presence. Between the bucks, there was a legal spike and a larger three-point. After we observed the deer for roughly 20 minutes, they began to show signs that they had finished eating and were starting to make their way out of the field. At this point, I whispered to Mark that he could take the larger buck whenever he was ready. He used my Ruger .270-caliber rifle because he didn’t yet own a highpowered rifle. It was a fine gun but, this day, it was about to do something spectacular. Mark, a southpaw shooter, held my gun, looking through the scope at his target. I whispered, coaching him about where to aim and telling him to relax and take his time. I warned him not to pull the trigger until he had calmed down and the crosshairs had steadied on the deer. When Mark had conquered his “buck fever,” I instructed him to pull back on the trigger slow and steady, and allow the gun’s firing to surprise him. Mark took aim, fired, and the three-point buck dropped to the ground where he had stood. As the other deer scattered and ran into the woods, I congratulated Mark on his accomplishment. The smile and look on his face said it all. It made me feel really good to be able to introduce such a good kid to the great sport of deer hunting and to play such an instrumental role in this young man taking his first deer. This is where the story gets Tony Young Outta the Woods PLEASE SEE RESOLUTION | D3


Apalachicola Bay (Eastern Time) DAY TIDE TIME FT. TIDE TIME FT. DAY TIDE TIME FT. TIDE TIME FT. H=High Tide, L=Low Tide 1/4 H 1:29 a.m. 1.3 L 10:05 a.m. -0.5 H 5:18 p.m. 1.1 L 9:27 p.m. 0.8 1/5 H 2:13 a.m. 1.3 L 10:39 a.m. -0.5 H 5:42 p.m. 1.1 L 10:07 p.m. 0.8 1/6 H 2:57 a.m. 1.3 L 11:09 a.m. -0.4 H 6:03 p.m. 1.1 L 10:45 p.m. 0.7 1/7 H 3:41 a.m. 1.2 L 11:34 a.m. -0.4 H 6:23 p.m. 1.1 L 11:25 p.m. 0.6 1/8 H 4:25 a.m. 1.2 L 11:56 a.m. -0.3 H 6:43 p.m. 1.1 L --1/9 H 5:12 a.m. 1.1 L 12:08 a.m. 0.6 H 7:06 p.m. 1.1 L 12:18 p.m. -0.2 1/10 H 6:03 a.m. 1.0 L 12:56 a.m. 0.5 H 7:30 p.m. 1.2 L 12:42 p.m. -0.1 1/11 H 7:02 a.m. 0.9 L 1:51 a.m. 0.4 H 7:58 p.m. 1.2 L 1:09 p.m. 0.1 1/12 H 8:15 a.m. 0.7 L 2:56 a.m. 0.3 H 8:30 p.m. 1.2 L 1:40 p.m. 0.2 1/13 H 9:50 a.m. 0.7 L 4:11 a.m. 0.2 H 9:05 p.m. 1.2 L 2:18 p.m. 0.4 1/14 H 11:47 a.m. 0.7 L 5:24 a.m. 0.0 H 9:44 p.m. 1.3 L 3:06 p.m. 0.6 1/15 H 1:46 p.m. 0.8 L 6:28 a.m. -0.2 H 10:30 p.m. 1.3 L 4:23 p.m. 0.7 1/16 H 3:00 p.m. 0.9 L 7:23 a.m. -0.3 H 11:20 p.m. 1.3 L 5:59 p.m. 0.8 1/17 H --L 8:12 a.m. -0.5 H 3:46 p.m. 1.0 L 7:15 p.m. 0.9 1/18 H 12:15 a.m. 1.4 L 8:58 a.m. -0.6 H 4:24 p.m. 1.1 L 8:14 p.m. 0.9 1/19 H 1:11 a.m. 1.4 L 9:40 a.m. -0.7 H 4:57 p.m. 1.1 L 9:04 p.m. 0.8 1/20 H 2:07 a.m. 1.4 L 10:21 a.m. -0.7 H 5:26 p.m. 1.1 L 9:51 p.m. 0.8 1/21 H 3:03 a.m. 1.5 L 11:00 a.m. -0.6 H 5:53 p.m. 1.1 L 10:37 p.m. 0.6 1/22 H 3:59 a.m. 1.4 L 11:38 a.m. -0.5 H 6:18 p.m. 1.1 L 11:28 p.m. 0.5 1/23 H 4:57 a.m. 1.3 L --H 6:42 p.m. 1.1 L 12:14 p.m. -0.3 1/24 H 5:58 a.m. 1.2 L 12:23 a.m. 0.4 H 7:08 p.m. 1.1 L 12:48 p.m. -0.1 1/25 H 7:07 a.m. 1.0 L 1:27 a.m. 0.2 H 7:36 p.m. 1.2 L 1:22 p.m. 0.1 1/26 H 8:30 a.m. 0.8 L 2:42 a.m. 0.1 H 8:08 p.m. 1.2 L 1:55 p.m. 0.4 1/27 H 10:21 a.m. 0.7 L 4:07 a.m. 0.0 H 8:46 p.m. 1.2 L 2:31 p.m. 0.6 1/28 H 12:57 p.m. 0.8 L 5:29 a.m. -0.1 H 9:32 p.m. 1.2 L 3:23 p.m. 0.7 1/29 H 2:42 p.m. 0.9 L 6:40 a.m. -0.3 H 10:28 p.m. 1.2 L 5:01 p.m. 0.8 1/30 H 3:23 p.m. 0.9 L 7:39 a.m. -0.4 H 11:30 p.m. 1.2 L 6:34 p.m. 0.8 1/31 H --L 8:29 a.m. -0.4 H 3:53 p.m. 1.0 L 7:43 p.m. 0.8 Following are hour/minute adjustments to compute tide times at other locations: Sikes cut: high tide 1:11 earlier, low tide 1:12 earlier; West Pass: high tide and low tide :27 earlier; Carrabelle: high tide 1:25 earlier, low tide 2:13 earlier. Tide charts Forecasts and graphics provided by AccuWeather, Inc. 15 Panama City at St. Andrews Pass (Central Time) DAY TIDE TIME FT. TIDE TIME FT. DAY TIDE TIME FT. TIDE TIME FT. H=High Tide, L=Low Tide 1/4 H --L 6:29 a.m. -0.6 H 8:18 p.m. 1.2 L --1/5 H --L 7:04 a.m. -0.6 H 8:54 p.m. 1.1 L --1/6 H --L 7:32 a.m. -0.5 H 9:26 p.m. 1.0 L --1/7 H --L 7:52 a.m. -0.5 H 9:54 p.m. 0.9 L --1/8 H --L 8:05 a.m. -0.4 H 10:17 p.m. 0.8 L --1/9 H --L 8:11 a.m. -0.3 H 10:33 p.m. 0.6 L --1/10 H --L 8:07 a.m. -0.2 H 10:10 p.m. 0.4 L --1/11 H --L 7:51 a.m. -0.1 H 4:47 p.m. 0.4 L --1/12 H --L 7:12 a.m. 0.0 H 4:12 p.m. 0.5 L --1/13 H --L 5:19 a.m. 0.0 H 4:13 p.m. 0.7 L --1/14 H --L 3:01 a.m. -0.2 H 4:34 p.m. 0.8 L --1/15 H --L 3:15 a.m. -0.3 H 5:08 p.m. 0.9 L --1/16 H --L 3:52 a.m. -0.5 H 5:51 p.m. 1.1 L --1/17 H --L 4:36 a.m. -0.6 H 6:38 p.m. 1.2 L --1/18 H --L 5:23 a.m. -0.7 H 7:28 p.m. 1.3 L --1/19 H --L 6:09 a.m. -0.8 H 8:19 p.m. 1.3 L --1/20 H --L 6:52 a.m. -0.8 H 9:10 p.m. 1.2 L --1/21 H --L 7:31 a.m. -0.7 H 10:01 p.m. 1.1 L --1/22 H --L 8:02 a.m. -0.5 H 10:53 p.m. 0.9 L --1/23 H --L 8:20 a.m. -0.3 H 11:48 p.m. 0.6 L --1/24 H --L 8:12 a.m. -0.1 H 3:40 p.m. 0.2 L 7:04 p.m. 0.1 1/25 H 12:55 a.m. 0.3 L 7:21 a.m. 0.1 H 2:45 p.m. 0.4 L 11:26 p.m. 0.0 1/26 H --L --H 2:54 p.m. 0.6 L --1/27 H --L 1:23 a.m. -0.2 H 3:27 p.m. 0.8 L --1/28 H --L 2:28 a.m. -0.4 H 4:13 p.m. 0.9 L --1/29 H --L 3:23 a.m. -0.5 H 5:05 p.m. 1.0 L --1/30 H --L 4:13 a.m. -0.6 H 5:58 p.m. 1.1 L --1/31 H --L 4:57 a.m. -0.6 H 6:49 p.m. 1.1 L --Following are hour/minute adjustments to compute tide times at other locations: Parker: high tide 1:33 later, low tide 2:12 later; Laird Bayou: high tide 1:11 later, low tide :45 later; Downtown Panama City: high tide :42 later, low tide :30 later; Lynn Haven: high tide 1:08 later, low tide :40 later; Panama City Beach: high tide :38 earlier, low tide :54 earlier. East PassDestin (Central Time) DAY TIDE TIME FT. TIDE TIME FT. DAY TIDE TIME FT. TIDE TIME FT. H=High Tide, L=Low Tide 1/4 H --L 7:45 a.m. -0.2 H 9:24 p.m. 0.6 L --1/5 H --L 8:20 a.m. -0.2 H 10:00 p.m. 0.5 L --1/6 H --L 8:48 a.m. -0.2 H 10:32 p.m. 0.5 L --1/7 H --L 9:08 a.m. -0.2 H 11:00 p.m. 0.4 L --1/8 H --L 9:21 a.m. -0.1 H 11:23 p.m. 0.4 L --1/9 H --L 9:27 a.m. -0.1 H 11:39 p.m. 0.3 L --1/10 H --L 9:23 a.m. -0.1 H 11:16 p.m. 0.2 L --1/11 H --L 9:07 a.m. 0.0 H 5:53 p.m. 0.2 L --1/12 H --L 8:28 a.m. 0.0 H 5:18 p.m. 0.2 L --1/13 H --L 6:35 a.m. 0.0 H 5:19 p.m. 0.3 L --1/14 H --L 4:17 a.m. -0.1 H 5:40 p.m. 0.4 L --1/15 H --L 4:31 a.m. -0.1 H 6:14 p.m. 0.4 L --1/16 H --L 5:08 a.m. -0.2 H 6:57 p.m. 0.5 L --1/17 H --L 5:52 a.m. -0.2 H 7:44 p.m. 0.6 L --1/18 H --L 6:39 a.m. -0.2 H 8:34 p.m. 0.6 L --1/19 H --L 7:25 a.m. -0.3 H 9:25 p.m. 0.6 L --1/20 H --L 8:08 a.m. -0.3 H 10:16 p.m. 0.6 L --1/21 H --L 8:47 a.m. -0.2 H 11:07 p.m. 0.5 L --1/22 H --L 9:18 a.m. -0.2 H 11:59 p.m. 0.4 L --1/23 H --L 9:36 a.m. -0.1 H --L --1/24 H 12:54 a.m. 0.3 L 9:28 a.m. 0.0 H 4:46 p.m. 0.1 L 8:20 p.m. 0.0 1/25 H 2:01 a.m. 0.1 L 8:37 a.m. 0.0 H 3:51 p.m. 0.2 L --1/26 H --L 12:42 a.m. 0.0 H 4:00 p.m. 0.3 L --1/27 H --L 2:39 a.m. -0.1 H 4:33 p.m. 0.4 L --1/28 H --L 3:44 a.m. -0.1 H 5:19 p.m. 0.4 L --1/29 H --L 4:39 a.m. -0.2 H 6:11 p.m. 0.5 L --1/30 H --L 5:29 a.m. -0.2 H 7:04 p.m. 0.5 L --1/31 H --L 6:13 a.m. -0.2 H 7:55 p.m. 0.5 L --Port St. Joe (Eastern Time) DAY TIDE TIME FT. TIDE TIME FT. DAY TIDE TIME FT. TIDE TIME FT. H=High Tide, L=Low Tide 1/4 H --L 6:34 a.m. -0.7 H 8:51 p.m. 1.3 L --1/5 H --L 7:09 a.m. -0.7 H 9:27 p.m. 1.2 L --1/6 H --L 7:37 a.m. -0.6 H 9:59 p.m. 1.1 L --1/7 H --L 7:57 a.m. -0.6 H 10:27 p.m. 1.0 L --1/8 H --L 8:10 a.m. -0.4 H 10:50 p.m. 0.9 L --1/9 H --L 8:16 a.m. -0.3 H 11:06 p.m. 0.7 L --1/10 H --L 8:12 a.m. -0.2 H 10:43 p.m. 0.4 L --1/11 H --L 7:56 a.m. -0.1 H 5:20 p.m. 0.4 L --1/12 H --L 7:17 a.m. 0.0 H 4:45 p.m. 0.6 L --1/13 H --L 5:24 a.m. 0.0 H 4:46 p.m. 0.8 L --1/14 H --L 3:06 a.m. -0.2 H 5:07 p.m. 0.9 L --1/15 H --L 3:20 a.m. -0.3 H 5:41 p.m. 1.0 L --1/16 H --L 3:57 a.m. -0.6 H 6:24 p.m. 1.2 L --1/17 H --L 4:41 a.m. -0.7 H 7:11 p.m. 1.3 L --1/18 H --L 5:28 a.m. -0.8 H 8:01 p.m. 1.4 L --1/19 H --L 6:14 a.m. -0.9 H 8:52 p.m. 1.4 L --1/20 H --L 6:57 a.m. -0.9 H 9:43 p.m. 1.3 L --1/21 H --L 7:36 a.m. -0.8 H 10:34 p.m. 1.2 L --1/22 H --L 8:07 a.m. -0.6 H 11:26 p.m. 1.0 L --1/23 H --L 8:25 a.m. -0.3 H --L --1/24 H 12:21 a.m. 0.7 L 8:17 a.m. -0.1 H 4:13 p.m. 0.2 L 7:09 p.m. 0.1 1/25 H 1:28 a.m. 0.3 L 7:26 a.m. 0.1 H 3:18 p.m. 0.4 L 11:31 p.m. 0.0 1/26 H --L --H 3:27 p.m. 0.7 L --1/27 H --L 1:28 a.m. -0.2 H 4:00 p.m. 0.9 L --1/28 H --L 2:33 a.m. -0.4 H 4:46 p.m. 1.0 L --1/29 H --L 3:28 a.m. -0.6 H 5:38 p.m. 1.1 L --1/30 H --L 4:18 a.m. -0.7 H 6:31 p.m. 1.2 L --1/31 H --L 5:02 a.m. -0.7 H 7:22 p.m. 1.2 L --Page D2 | The News Herald | Sunday, January 4, 2015 OUTDOORS & & Brought home a big buck or sh? Submit your hunting and shing photos to outdoors@pcnh. com . Hook harvest Monday, Jan. 5 Sunrise: 6:40 a.m. Sunset: 4:55 p.m. Moon: Full. 100 percent Good Activity: Sunrise to 7:42 a.m. Good Activity: 4:43 p.m. to sunset Tuesday, Jan. 6 Sunrise: 6:40 a.m. Sunset: 4:56 p.m. Moon: Waning Gibbous, 98 percent Good Activity: Sunrise to 8:24 a.m. Excellent Activity: 11:31 a.m. to 2:31 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 7 Sunrise: 6:40 a.m. Sunset: 4:56 p.m. Moon: Waning Gibbous. 94 percent Good Activity: 7:04-9:04 a.m. Excellent Activity: 12:16 p.m. to0 3:16 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 8 Sunrise: 6:40 a.m. Sunset: 4:57 p.m. Moon: Waning Gibbous, 89 percent Good Activity: 7:40-9:40 a.m. Excellent Activity: 1-4 p.m. Friday, Jan. 9 Sunrise: 6:40 a.m. Sunset: 4:59 p.m. Moon: Waning Gibbous, 82 percent Good Activity: 8:14-10:14 a.m. Excellent Activity: 1:434:43 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 10 Sunrise: 6:40 a.m. Sunset: 5:00 p.m. Moon: Waning Gibbous, 74 percent Good Activity: 8:4710:47 a.m. Excellent Activity: 2:265:26 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 11 Sunrise: 6:40 a.m. Sunset: 5:00 p.m. Moon: Waning Gibbous, 66 percent Good Activity: 9:20011:20 a.m. Excellent Activity: 3:08 to Sunset Monday, Jan. 12 Sunrise: 6:40 a.m. Sunset: 5:01 p.m. Moon: Waning Gibbous, 56 percent Good Activity: 9:54-11:54 a.m. Excellent Activity: 3:51 to Sunset Tuesday, Jan. 13 Sunrise: 6:40 a.m. Sunset: 5:02 p.m. Moon: Last quarter, 47 percent Good Activity: 10:29 a.m. to 12:29 p.m. Excellent Activity: 4:36 p.m. to Sunset. Wednesday, Jan. 14 Sunrise: 6:40 a.m. Sunset: 5:03 p.m. Moon: Waning Crescent, 37 percent Good Activity: 11:08 a.m. to 1:08 p.m. Excellent Activity: Sunrise to 7:57 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 15 Sunrise: 6:40 a.m. Sunset: 5:04 p.m. Moon: Waning Crescent, 27 percent Good Activity: 11:50 a.m. to 1:50 p.m. Excellent Activity: Sunrise to 8:46 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 16 Sunrise: 6:39 a.m. Sunset: 5:05 p.m. Moon: Waning Crescent, 18 percent Good Activity: 12:372:37 p.m. Excellent Activity: 6:389:38 a.m. Friday, Jan. 17 Sunrise: 6:39 a.m. Sunset: 5:05 p.m. Moon: Waning Crescent, 11 percent Good Activity: 1:30-3:30 p.m. Excellent Activity: 7:3310:33 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 18 Sunrise: 6:39 a.m. Sunset: 5:06 p.m. Moon: Waning Crescent, 5 percent Good Activity: 2:29-4:29 p.m. Excellent Activity: 8:3111:31 a.m. (Information provided by www. HUNTING TIMES Tank Howell killed this mossy head 8-point in Jackson County Tuesday. Robert Valadez took these two bucks during a hunt Sunday, having the good fortune to do twice in one day what some go a season without doing – taking a good buck. He took the shot around 3 p.m. at about 200 yards on public land in south Walton County. The buck was in a “bachelor” group with two spikes. Jessica Sims shot this sunrise Sunday in Washington County, showing once again that hunting is about more than taking a deer, it’s about enjoying nature. Kay Hathaway shot this fine buck Tuesday in Clarksville. It’s expected to quality for the Florida buck registry. Her first round was a dud and she jacked another round in the chamber, running a bigger buck off, and a few minutes later this buck stepped out looking for doe. Keelin Alsobrooks killed this stud in Youngstown Dec. 27. The rack came in at 138 inches and the deer was just under 200 pounds. It was shot at 4:45 p.m. and was the only deer he saw that day. Whitney Woodrick shot this beast of a buck on a recent hunt in Johnson County, Ill., filming for Cast and Call Outdoors. Joey Williams shot this big body seven point in Alabama Friday afternoon.


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One good way to fish shrimp is on a 3/16 ounce jig head with a light wire hook, 1/0 or larger — crappie type jigs with small hooks don’t do the job here. The shrimp’s tail is cut into 1 inch sections, and these are threaded on the hook. This rig will catch reds, trout, mangos and sheepshead by the dozens if you get in the right spot. Crawl it along bottom, with occasional twitches, and set immediately when you feel a bump. Fishing whole shrimp can also be very effective for reds and trout. Use a size 4 light wire hook and hook the bait either under the horn or in the last joint of the tail. Use a split shot or two to get it down, and simply crawl it along bottom, very slowly, or drift it with the tide — the fish will do the rest. (In areas where there are lots of pinfish or other baitstealers, it’s impossible to fish whole shrimp, though.) Artificials can also do the job on fish that are not heavily pressured. The 3inch DOA shrimp is one of the best offerings. It’s fished exactly like a live shrimp — cast it up tide and let the flow bring it down through the hole where you expect the fish to be. Alternatively, it can be crawled across bottom, moving it at the rate of about a foot every second — dead slow. The MirrOlure Lil John and all manner of shad-tail jigs also do the job; just work them slower than you would in summer. Scent baits like the GULP! Crab can also be highly effective, especially for reds and black drum in rocky backcountry holes. A new rig borrowed from bass anglers is also effective — the Z-Man Finesse Shroomz jig head in weights of 1/10 ounce, equipped with the Finesse TRD ElaZTech tail, which is only 2.5 inches long and looks like a piece cut from a plastic nightcrawler. The ElaZTech material is many times tougher than standard soft plastic, and one bait will last through many fish. The lure has to be cast on UL spinning gear, but if you can get it in front of winter fish, they will eat it. Again, it’s fished very slowly, crawled along bottom or drifted with the tide. It can also be fished under a popping cork. Tactics Once a pod of fish settles into a winter hole, they’ll often stay there for weeks, even if the air temperature goes back up, so if you find a few of these locations you’ve got areas that you can “mine” for some time unless somebody else finds it too. Fishing the potholes actually takes some finesse, because it is possible to flush fish out of a small hole if you motor right in on top of it. One of the best tactics is to park the boat a hundred feet downstream from your spot and walk the bank to get within casting range. This allows you to thoroughly fish the location without pushing the fish out—a pair of wading booties makes slogging over shell and rock much easier. In larger holes, it’s possible to ease in on the trolling motor, anchor the boat and then “rest” the hole until the fish settle down and forget you’re there. Tossing out a live shrimp or two as chum will often get them started, or scatter a handful of chopped shrimp on the upcurrent side to get them in an eating mood. To turn on sheepshead, crushing some barnacles and scattering meat and shell into the hole will often do the job. The action usually continues through February, coming to an end on the first really warm days of March — but from now until then, winter fishing can provide fast action for those who take the time to find the fish. WINTER from Page D1 $ $ $ $ O n e I t e m a t R e g u l a r P r i c e Cou po n Coup on COUPON FOR IN-ST ORE OR ONLINE USE! Cas h Va lue 1/ 10. Co upon Co de: Of fe r goo d for one item at re gular pric e only . One cou pon per cu stomer per da y. Must pr esent co upon at time of purch ase . Of fer is not va lid with any oth er cou pon, discount or pre vious purchase . 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After closer examination, we noticed a bullet wound to its chest. As we both scratched our heads wondering what had happened, it hit me. Mark had shot two deer – two bucks, at that – with just one bullet. We concluded that after the bullet had entered the first deer, it must have hit a bone and deflected, making a sharp turn to the right, exiting that deer and then striking the smaller buck. After hearing the shot, Drew and Wade came into the field and walked over to where we had the two deer piled up. They too had looks of amazement on their faces. “I don’t understand,” Drew said. “I only heard one shot. What happened?” And just as I was starting to explain, they put two and two together. “Man, talk about beginner’s luck,” Wade said. So there it was. Not only did this kid shoot his first deer, but also his second, all in one afternoon, with just one shot. That extraordinary hunt created a special bond with Mark that still exists today, some 18 years later. Mark has since gotten married, and he and his wife, Jamie, have a 3-yearold son, Hudson. Mark and I continue to hunt together, either on one of my leases or at his family’s farm in Jackson County, though the chance of that once-in-a-lifetime event happening again is slim to none. We hunt because we enjoy being in the outdoors, the camaraderie and the anticipation of what might step out of the woods next. So this year, make your New Year’s resolution to introduce a youth to hunting and help pass down our hunting heritage. RESOLUTION from Page D1


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Fo r ra te s or mor e in fo rm ati on , co nt ac t Ch ri st y Si mm on s at (8 50 ) 74 750 24 or e ma il Ch ri st y at csi mm on s@ pcn h. co m 17 Ye ars of Experience Mavis Nowell EACH PROCEDURE $300 LOCA TED AT PA NAMA CITY PLASTIC SURGER Y 850-819-3937 Page D4 | The News Herald | Sunday, January 4, 2015 LIFESTYLE COMMUNITY Connections Community Connections publishes regular meetings of groups with particular interests. Submit information to pcnhnews@pcnh. com, “Community Connections” in the subject line. Announcements are published in this order: rst Sunday, alumni, games, civic clubs; second Sunday, dance and music, tness, garden, seniors; third Sunday, special interests; fourth Sunday, support groups, weight loss, women. ALUMNI Bay High Class of 1951: 11 a.m. second Mondays at Golden Corral on 23rd Street. Details: 763-1031 Bay High Class of 1954: 11:30 a.m. rst Mondays at Rodeo’s. Details: Georgia, 722-4287 Bay High Class of 1955: 11:30 a.m. rst Mondays at Sonny’s on State 77 in Lynn Haven. Details: 271-8711 or 248-0660 Bay High Class of 1957: 11:30 a.m. rst Mondays at PoFolks on 15th Street. Details: Laura Jenkins, 271-4271 Holmes County High School graduates of class 1953 : Interested in a 2013 60-year reunion. Details: JoAnn Scott, 7634633; Grace Watson, 623-3058; Annette Bostion, 547-7346; Russell Hood, 511 N. Hamlin St., Bonifay FL 32425 The Panhandle Gator Club, af liate of the University of Florida Alumni Association: 6 p.m. second Tuesdays at Sonny’s Barbecue on State 77. Details: Terry Dye at, 832-2453; or Mike Varner at REUNIONS Bay High School Class of 1964 50th Reunion: 6 p.m. August 16 at Holiday Inn Select, 2001 State 77, Panama City. Details and registration: Jan Rains, or 624-4369 Rutherford High School Class of 1974 40th Reunion: Sept. 1920 at Holiday Inn Select, 2001 State 77, Panama City. Details: Marty, 814-0909 or, or Theresa, 3480791 or TCasey1956@hotmail. com Bay High School Class of 1974 40th Reunion: Meet ‘n’ Greet reception Friday, Oct. 10 at sunset at Sharky’s; golf tournament at Holiday Golf Course at 8 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 11, 9 a.m. Reunion Motorcycle Ride starting at Starbucks by the Panama City Mall and 6 p.m. reception and dinner at Boardwalk Beach Resort. Details: Beth Myers Rains, Talkin2u@comcast. net, Ronnie Leake, Leake610@ (for golf tournament questions,) AllMyRegularMail@ or 832-0445 (for motorcycle ride questions) or BRIDGE/CARDS/GAMES ACBL Open Bridge Game: noon Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays at Lynn Haven Community Center. Details: Armand Grassi, 571-5900 or ACBL Easybridge Lessons and Play: 2 p.m. Thursdays at Panama City Beach Senior Center Oat eld Building, 423 Lyndell Lane. Details: Armand Grassi, 571-5900 Bidding brush-up: taught by ACBL-certi ed instructor Sally Cook. Details: 248-2438 Party Bridge: 12:30-4 p.m. Mondays at the Lyndell Center on Lyndell Avenue in Panama City Beach. $1.50 charge goes for prizes. Details: Jim Boerger, 236-1108 Defensive Bridge lessons: 7 p.m. Wednesdays at Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 1410 Airport Road, Panama City. Details: Ron Fennell, 225-7183 Beginning Bridge Lessons: 6:30 p.m. Wednesdays, starting July 17th, at Unitarian Universal Fellowship, 1410 Airport Road. Details: Ron Fennell at 225-7183. Hearts: 1 p.m. Tuesdays at Lynn Haven Senior Center. Details: 277-2730 Lynn Haven Contract Bridge Club: 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Thursdays at Lynn Haven Community Center. Details: Carrie, 871-5719 Social Bridge: 9 a.m. Tuesdays at Lynn Haven Senior Center. Details: 277-2730 Social Bridge, Canasta and Mexican Train Dominoes: Noon daily at Lynn Haven Senior Center. Details: 277-2730 The Knights of the Square Table Chess Club: For children 8-14, 3-5 p.m. Mondays at Bay County Public Library. Basic lessons to teach the fundamentals of chess. Details: Jack Macdonald, 265-9254 Lessons in Play of the Hand: 7 p.m. Wednesdays at Unitarian Universalist Fellowship on Airport Road. Details: Ron Fennell, 225-7183 CIVIC/SERVICE CLUBS American Legion Auxiliary Unit 392: 6:30 p.m. second Tuesdays at 535 Oak Ave., Panama City. Women’s veterans support organization serving the community and veterans. Details: 215-4535 American Legion Post 392: 6:30 p.m. rst Wednesdays at 535 Oak Ave., Panama City. Veteran’s organization serving the community and veterans. Details: 215-4535 American Legion Post 402: 6 p.m. rst Mondays at Emerald Coast VFW Post 10555, 17680 Ashley Ave., Panama City Beach. Eligible veterans welcome. Details: 249-3025 American Legion Riders Chapter 392: 7 p.m. third Tuesdays at 535 Oak Ave., Panama City. Riding association supporting veterans and the community. Details: 215-4535 Bay County Citizens for Liberty: 7 p.m. Mondays at James Auto Center, 1301 E.11th St. Details: 814-1874 The Bay County Democratic Executive Committee: 7 p.m. rst Tuesdays at the Democratic Women’s Club of Florida, Inc Headquarters, 135 Harrison Avenue, Panama City. Details: 249-0748 Bay County Republican Executive Committee: 6 p.m. fourth Mondays, January through November, in the Board Room of Bay District Schools on Balboa Avenue. Bay County Veterans Council: 1 p.m. second Thursday in American Legion Post 356. Guest speakers scheduled at most meetings. Details: J.K. Lacey 265-1863 Between the Bridges Optimist Club: 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Sonny’s 2240 S. US 77, Lynn Haven. Details: 381-0866 Civil Air Patrol Tyndall – Panama Composite Squadron: 6:30 p.m. Thursdays at Forest Park Methodist Church. Details: Ladies’ Auxiliary, Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 10555: 6 p.m. third Tuesdays at Emerald Coast VFW Post 10555, 17680 Ashley Ave., Panama City Beach. Eligible veterans’ family members welcome. Details: 249-3025 Libertarian Party of Bay County: 4:30-9 p.m. at the group’s booth during Friday Fest in downtown Panama City. All are welcome to stop by and learn about the Libertarian Party platform. Details: 814-1874 Lynn Haven Rotary: 7 a.m. Wednesdays at Panama Country Club in Lynn Haven. Details: James Morris, 814-1874 Men’s Auxiliary, Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 10555: 3 p.m. third Mondays at Emerald Coast VFW Post 10555, 17680 Ashley Ave., Panama City Beach. Eligible veterans’ family members welcome. Details: 249-3025 Navy Leagues of Panama City and Bay County: 7:30 a.m. at the Egg and I on Thomas Dr. RSVP and Details: Rick Weston, 443-625-4190 Panama City Kiwanis (Downtown): noon Wednesdays at St. Andrews Bay Yacht Club on Bunkers Cove Road. Details: www., Keith at 832-1048 or dkforehand@gmail. com Panama City Lions Club: noon Thursdays at St. Andrew Bay Yacht Club on Bunkers Cove Road. Details: Jerry Jimmerson, 624-3454 Pilot Club: 6:30 p.m. second and fourth Thursdays at Po Folks. Details: Sue Krauss, 233-6247 Panama City – Bay County Council, Navy League: 7:30 a.m. fourth Thursdays at The Egg and I, 1114 Thomas Drive, Panama City Beach. Breakfast, social and speaker program. Non-members welcome. Details: 640-1432 or email or Rotary Club of the Emerald Coast: 5:30 p.m. Tuesdays at Boatyard Restaurant, 5323 N. Lagoon Drive, Panama City Beach. Details: 215-2108 Sons of the American Legion Squandron 392: 9 a.m. rst Saturday at 535 Oak Ave., Panama City. Men’s veterans support organization serving the community and veterans. Details: 215-4535 St. Andrews Kiwanis Club: noon third Thursdays at the Place. Details: Richard Foreman, 265-9915 U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary: 6 p.m. third Wednesdays. Details: Bill Roland, 233-9228, or Jeff Brooks, 867-3139 U.S. Submarine Veterans: 2 p.m. third Saturdays in odd-numbered months at the American Legion Post 392, 535 Oak Ave., Panama City. U.S. submariners, those who served in support of submarine forces or immediate family members of submariners welcome. Details: George Hackett, 624-3587 Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 10555: 6 p.m. third Tuesday at Emerald Coast VFW Post, 17680 Ashley Ave., Panama City Beach. Eligible combat veterans welcome. Details: 703-7636 or 249-3025 We’ve talked before about walks ands steps to your house. If your walk is three feet wide people have to walk behind each other. If the walls are four feet wide they can walk at least but have to look down at the walkway, so I suggest walks five feet wide. These walkways are a way to a beautiful garden. A paved walkway beckons the visitor to enter, leads him/her on a self-guided tour. The paving material itself reveals much about the character of a garden. Whether it’s formal or casual in style, a path or a promenade, the paving helps set a mood and influences the visitor’s perception of the place. When you choose a paving surface for your garden, consider the options carefully. Paving can be expensive both to install and to remove. And make sure the material you choose is compatible with your architectural, gardening and lifestyles. For example, if your home is brick, you might use similar brick for your walkways. To help you in your decision, here are examples of the endless variety of paving materials available in our area: flagstones, are usually irregular shaped pieces; cut stone, has a more elegant appearance than flagstone, especially if lad in a regular, repeating pattern; Pea gravel, water worn stones of about inch in diameter, is suitable for use on level walks that are subject to occasional foot traffic. Keep in mind that the gravel can be difficult to walk on and maintain; concrete can be poured into forms and is one of the least expensive pouring materials; exposed aggregate is concrete with the upper mortar surface washed away to expose the gravel with which it is made; stamped concrete is colored and has various patterns imprinted on it with metal presses; other material is interlocking pavers, tiles, and the most prevalent in our area now is pavers. Howard C. Gray BOTANIST’S Corner HOWARD GRAY AP Will Trantham kneels by Jackson, left, a Shih Tzu, along with Darcy, center, and Sophie. Trantham and his wife adopted Jackson when they checked into Aloft Hotel in downtown Asheville, N.C., that is believed to be the only hotel in the United States where guests can adopt the front desk dog. Hotel hopes guests head home with a rescue dog LOS ANGELES (AP) — At this hotel, guests get welcomed with a wagging tail or a warm lick to the face. A dog will bound out from behind the registration desk, clad in an “Adopt Me” vest, as visitors arrive at the Aloft hotel in downtown Asheville, North Carolina, believed to be the only hotel in the U.S. where guests can adopt the dog that greets them when they check in. But the hotel doesn’t overwhelm roadweary travelers to this mountain tourist mecca, where people come to tour the nation’s largest home, the Biltmore estate; cast a fly-fishing rod; or hoist a beer in what has been dubbed “Beer City USA.” There’s only one adoptable dog at a time, and it’s always on a leash. The pooches at the Aloft Asheville Downtown hotel are part of an adoption program run by the hotel and Charlie’s Angels Animal Rescue. The rescue saves the pets from possible euthanasia at area shelters. “We feel like we are saving lives,” said Christine Kavanagh, Aloft’s director of sales. Hotel and rescue workers hope the program not only becomes permanent but spreads to some of the chain’s other locations, too. The Asheville hotel, which also allows guests’ pets to stay for free, opened in 2012 and has not received one complaint about allergies, messes or dueling dogs, Kavanagh said. The adoptable dogs have space set aside at the registration desk, on the roof, third floor and in certain employee areas. They can’t stay in guest rooms at night but can go with visitors to the restaurant, bar and other spots if they’re on a leash. “The guests love it. It shows up on guest reviews and consumer surveys,” Kavanagh said. Caren Ferris of Amherst, Massachusetts, and her husband certainly did. The couple were staying nearby when they met a 4-year-old terrier mix named Ginger in the hotel bar and cozied up to the pooch sporting an “Adopt Me” vest. After a visit, “I got up to leave and told her goodbye. She sat up, looked me in the eye and kissed me on the lips. So I called the shelter, thinking maybe we should adopt the dog,” Ferris said. She and her husband filled out the adoption papers, paid $175 in fees and waited to be approved before they were able to take Ginger home to meet their other dogs. Charlie’s Angels has tough adoption standards, including a home visit. If a potential owner is from another state, the rescue will ask a shelter there to do the check. The restrictions haven’t stopped 14 dogs from finding homes since the program started in July, said Kim Smith, president of Charlie’s Angels. The rescue’s placements have doubled since the hotel started stationing the dogs.


Sunday, January 4, 2015 | The News Herald | Page D5 To submit an item for Out & About, email or fax to 850-747-5097 Out & About DEADLINES Saturday, Sunday or Monday birthdays: noon on Thursday before. Tuesday birthdays: noon on Friday before. Wednesday birthdays: noon on Monday before. Thursday birthdays: noon on Tuesday before. Friday birthdays: noon Wednesday before. Email pcnhnews@pcnh. com with “Birthday” in the subject line or drop off current photo and ll out a birthday form at the front desk of The News Herald, 501 W. 11th St. TRIVIA FUN Is the Book of 2 John in the Old or New Testament or neither? From 2 Samuel what king confessed his adulterous affair after being confronted by the prophet Nathan? Silas, Josiah, Jael, David From Genesis 37 who dreamed the sun, moon, and stars bowed to him? Moses, Abraham, Aaron, Joseph From Esther 7 who met his death on the gallows he had built for another man? Ahab, Elijah, Haman, Dathan From Numbers 11 what personal assistant of Moses became jealous of Eldad and Medad? Isaac, Joshua, Job, Cain From Proverbs 30 which are not listed as small but exceedingly wise? Ants, Flies, Locusts, Conies, Spiders ANSWERS: New, David, Joseph, Haman, Joshua, Flies Comments, questions or suggestions? WC@ WILS O N C A SEY Trivia Guy Actress Barbara Rush is 88. Football Hall-ofFame coach Don Shula is 85. Opera singer Grace Bumbry is 78. Actress Dyan Cannon is 76. Authorhistorian Doris Kearns Goodwin is 72. Country singer Kathy Forester (The Forester Sisters) is 60. Actress Ann Magnuson is 59. Rock musician Bernard Sumner (New Order, Joy Division) is 59. Country singer Patty Loveless is 58. Rock singer Michael Stipe is 55. Actor Patrick Cassidy is 53. Actor Dave Foley is 52. Actress Dot Jones is 51. Actor Rick Hearst is 50. Singer-musician Cait O’Riordan is 50. Actress Julia Ormond is 50. Tennis player Guy Forget (ghee fohr-ZHAY’) is 50. Country singer Deana Carter is 49. Rock musician Benjamin Darvill (Crash Test Dummies) is 48. Actor Jeremy Licht is 44. Actresssinger Jill Marie Jones is 40. Alt-country singer Justin Townes Earle is 33. Christian rock singer Spencer Chamberlain (Underoath) is 32. Actress Lenora Crichlow is 30. Comedian-actress Charlyne Yi is 29. Actress-singer Coco Jones is 17. What’s HAPPENING Happy BIRTHDAY TODAY 30A F ARMERS MARKET: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on North Barrett Square in Rosemary Beach. Each Sunday, join this community event featuring fresh vegetables, fruits, eggs, honey, cheese, preserves, sauces, bread, sweets, prepared foods to go and much more. Details: GRAND LA GOON W A TERFR ONT F ARMERS’ MARKET: 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Capt Anderson’s on Thomas Drive. Enjoy the region’s finest makers, bakers and growers at PCB’s year-round farmers’ market. Live music, free tastings and family fun. Details: WaterfrontMarkets. org or 763-7359 GRAND SQU ARE R OUNDS: 2:30-5:30 p.m. at Grand Square Hall, 1105 Bob Little Road, Springfield. Ballroom dance lesson until 3:30 p.m., followed by dancing. $10 per couple. Details: 265-9488 or 814-3861 SNO WBIRD DANCE: 3-6 p.m. at Boardwalk Beach Resort Hotel & Convention Center, 9600 S. Thomas Drive, Panama City Beach. DJ Jim Lawson playing the classics. Admission: $3. Details: 234-3484 AMERICANA CAF SUNDAYS: 3:30 p.m. Roberts Hall, 831 Florida Ave, Lynn Haven. Join us for an open mic showcase of local musicians from 23 p.m. before the concert. Donations appreciated. Details: 722-4915 H OO P DA NCE CL A SS: 6-7 p.m. at CityArts Cooperative, 318 Luverne Ave., Panama City, with Heather Clements. Beginners welcome; hoops available to borrow or buy. Details: 769-0608 MO N DAY, JA N . 5 W A TERCOLOR & A CR YLICS: 12:302:30 p.m. at the Palms Conference Center, 9201 Front Beach Road, Panama City Beach. Details: 541-3867 B AY BOOMERS A CTIVITY PR OGRAM: 1-4 p.m. at the Bay County Council on Aging, 1116 Frankford Ave., Panama City. Learn to play Mexican Train Dominoes and hand and foot card games. Details: Robin Khalidy at 769-3468 IRISH STEP DANCE: 4 p.m. at CityArts Cooperative, 318 Luverne Ave. with Teresa Kane. Details: 769-0608, MEDIT A TION & CHI TRAINING CLASS: 6:157:15 p.m. at The Zen Center, 3901 W. County 390 next to Dragon Dojo Martial Arts, with Brother Monk Dorje Jangbu Bodhisattva. Details: 248-8997 P ANAMA CITY BOP AND SHA G CLUB: 77:30 p.m. social dance lessons followed by open dance until 9 p.m. at Grand Square Hall, 1105 Bob Little Road, Panama City. Details: Gloria, 234-5605, or Barbara, 319-9751 Tuesday, Jan. 6 PLEIN AIR TUESDAYS: 9 a.m. to noon with Beach Art Group. Plein air painting focuses on learning to use and incorporate natural lighting. Bring your paints for a casual art session at a different location every week; arrive when you like and leave when you’re ready. Check for this week’s location and more information. ART TUESDAYS: 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Art sessions and studio tours in historic St. Andrews. Details: 2499295, SCULPTURE CLASS: 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Visual Arts Center. Details: 769-4451 B AY BOOMERS A CTIVITY PR OGRAM: 1-3 p.m. at the Bay County Council on Aging, 1116 Frankford Ave., Panama City. Beginner line dancing starts at 1 p.m., intermediate at 2 p.m. Details: Robin Khalidy, 769-3468 BE A CH B OO MERS: 2 p.m. at the Panama City Beach Public Library, 12500 Hutchison Blvd., Panama City Beach. Learn new skills and nd information about local spots with this free program hosted by the library. “Nutrition for Seniors with the UF/IFAS Extension Ofce.” Details: 233-5055 TUES DAY S @ 2: 2 p.m. at the Bay County Public Library, 898 W. 11th St., Panama City. Learn new skills and nd information about local spots with this free program hosted by the library. “Camp Helen State Park and Eden Gardens State Park.” Details: 522-2120 AD ULT T A P CL A SS: 56 p.m. at The Rehearsal Room, 105 S. Palo Alto Ave. Details: 252-0889, J A ZZ QU A RTET: 6:30 p.m. at The Place, 429 Harrison Ave., Panama City. Featuring utist Dr. Jill Wofsey, bassist Steve Gilmore, pianist and trumpeter George Petropolous and drummer Charles Pagano. Presented by the Gulf Jazz Society. Donation is $10 for GJS members and $12 for nonmembers. Details and reservations: Larry at 7842106, Bob at 258-4022 or Judy at 769-5494 DO WNT O WN DA NCE: 7 p.m. at CityArts Cooperative, 318 Luverne Ave. with Russell Mace. Details: 7690608, CityArtsCooperative. com T ODD A LLEN HEREN D EEN LIVE THE LEGEN D S SH O W: 7:30 p.m. at Boardwalk Beach Resort Hotel & Convention Center, 9600 S. Thomas Drive, Panama City Beach. Admission: $20 for dinner and show; $10 for show only. Doors open at 5 p.m. Details and advance tickets: 234-3484 W E D NES DAY, JA N . 7 SENI O RS S O FTB A LL: 1 p.m. each Wednesday through March 11, at Frank Brown Park, 16200 Panama City Beach Parkway, Panama City Beach. Noncompetitive softball for ages 55 and older; just bring your glove. Details: 238-0549 SN O WBIR D DA NCE: 3-6 p.m. at Boardwalk Beach Resort Hotel & Convention Center, 9600 S. Thomas Drive, Panama City Beach. DJ Jim Lawson playing the classics. Admission: $3. Details: 234-3484 R O CKIN C O MP A N Y WINTER D INNER/ DA NCE P A RT Y : 5-8 p.m. at Marina Cantina, 5550 North Lagoon Drive, Panama City Beach. With radio host Rocky Akins. Details: 249-5500 F RI DAY, JA N . 9 WINTER RESI D ENT A PPRECI A TI O N DAY : 9-11 a.m. at the Panama City Beach Convention and Visitors Bureau, 17001 Panama City Beach Parkway. Free admission. Collect information on activities, meet the Visitor Services staff, socialize and enjoy complementary coffee and donuts. T A X AD VICE DAY : 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Workforce Center, 625 U.S. 231, Panama City. Hosted by with emphasis on the Affordable Care Act (ACA.) Details: 522-0197 THE A LLE Y C A TS: 7:30 p.m. at the Martin Theatre, 409 Harrison Ave., Panama City. The ensemble brings a contemporary style to songs of the 50s and 60s, showcasing a blend of a cappella harmony and comic timing. Details and tickets: 763-8080 or MartinTheatre. com S A I D THE SPI D ER T O THE SP Y : 7:30 p.m. at Kaleidoscope Theatre, 207 E. 24th St., Lynn Haven. When Augusta borrows her friend’s identity and her beach home, the quiet cottage becomes a den of intrigue and shenanigans in this comedy spy thriller. Details and tickets: 265-3226 or SA TUR DAY, JA N . 10 ST. A N D REWS W A TERFR O NT F A RMERS M A RKET: 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Smith Yacht Basin beside the Shrimp Boat Restaurant, 12th Street and Beck Avenue. Rain or shine. Vendors, live music, Kids Craft table. Bring a shing pole and stay for the day. Details: HistoricStAndrews. com/market or 872-7208 A MERIC A N A MUSIC A T THE L OD GE: 6:30-8 p.m. at Camp Helen State Park, 23937 Panama City Beach Parkway, Panama City Beach. Brian Smalley performs. D etails: 233-5059 or CampHelenFriends@ WELC O ME SN O WBIR D S DA NCE: 7-10 p.m. at the Panama City Beach Senior Center’s Lyndell Building, 423 Lyndell Lane, Panama City Beach. Details: 236-3033 S A I D THE SPI D ER T O THE SP Y : 7:30 p.m. at Kaleidoscope Theatre, 207 E. 24th St., Lynn Haven. When Augusta borrows her friend’s identity and her beach home, the quiet cottage becomes a den of intrigue and shenanigans in this comedy spy thriller. Details and tickets: 265-3226 or S UN DAY, JA N . 11 S A I D THE SPI D ER T O THE SP Y : 2 p.m. at Kaleidoscope Theatre, 207 E. 24th St., Lynn Haven. When Augusta borrows her friend’s identity and her beach home, the quiet cottage becomes a den of intrigue and shenanigans in this comedy spy thriller. Details and tickets: 265-3226 or MO N DAY, JA N . 12 ST A N DA R D M OD ERN A R A BIC: 6-8 p.m. at 237 F W. 15th St., Panama City. Hosted by the Islamic Understanding Institute with instructor Dr. El-Afandi. Registration and pricing: 215-4840 THE C O MP A SSI O N A TE FRIEN D S: 7-8:30 p.m. at Forest Park United Methodist Church, 1401 W. 23rd St., Panama City. A new support group for families who have lost children. T UES DAY, JA N . 13 W O MEN’S C O NNECTI O N: 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at Olive Garden, 2397 State 77, Panama City. With guest speaker Sheila Slocumb, storyteller Pat Nease and musical entertainment by Laurie Roman. Details and reservations: Peggy, 271-1514 BE A CH B OO MERS: 2 p.m. at the Panama City Beach Public Library, 12500 Hutchison Blvd., Panama City Beach. Learn new skills and nd information about local spots with this free program hosted by the library. “History of St. Andrews Bay Salt Works with Ann Robbins.” Details: 233-5055 TUES DAY S @ 2: 2 p.m. at the Bay County Public Library, 898 W. 11th St., Panama City. Learn new skills and nd information about local spots with this free program hosted by the library. “Nutrition for Seniors with the UF/IFAS Extension Ofce.” Details: 522-2120 SISTER A CT THE MUSIC A L: 7:30 p.m. at the Marina Civic Center, 8 Harrison Ave., Panama City. Details and tickets: or 763-4696 W E D NES DAY, JA N . 14 SENI O RS S O FTB A LL: 1 p.m. each Wednesday through March 11, at Frank Brown Park, 16200 Panama City Beach Parkway, Panama City Beach. Noncompetitive softball for ages 55 and older; just bring your glove. Details: 238-0549 T HURS DAY, JA N . 15 O PEN H O USE & DA NCE LESS O N: 7-9 p.m. at the Grand Square Hall, 1105 Bob Little Road, Panama City. Free admission. A modern beginner square dance lesson starts at 7 p.m. No previous dance experience necessary, just wear comfortable clothes and shoes. Refreshments will be available. Details: 871-2955 or 265-9488Friday, Jan. 16 S A I D THE SPI D ER T O THE SP Y : 7:30 p.m. at Kaleidoscope Theatre, 207 E. 24th St., Lynn Haven. When Augusta borrows her friend’s identity and her beach home, the quiet cottage becomes a den of intrigue and shenanigans in this comedy spy thriller. Details and tickets: 265-3226 or SA TUR DAY, JA N . 17 ST. A N D REWS W A TERFR O NT F A RMERS M A RKET: 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Smith Yacht Basin beside the Shrimp Boat Restaurant, 12th Street and Beck Avenue. Rain or shine. Vendors, live music, Kids Craft table. Bring a shing pole and stay for the day. Details: HistoricStAndrews. com/market or 872-7208 CENTENNI A L SIN A TR A : 7:30 p.m. at the Marina Civic Center, 8 Harrison Ave., Panama City. Details and tickets: Panama City Music Association, 236-1260 S A I D THE SPI D ER T O THE SP Y : 7:30 p.m. at Kaleidoscope Theatre, 207 E. 24th St., Lynn Haven. When Augusta borrows her friend’s identity and her beach home, the quiet cottage becomes a den of intrigue and shenanigans in this comedy spy thriller. Details and tickets: 265-3226 or S UN DAY, JA N . 18 S A I D THE SPI D ER T O THE SP Y : 2 p.m. at Kaleidoscope Theatre, 207 E. 24th St., Lynn Haven. When Augusta borrows her friend’s identity and her beach home, the quiet cottage becomes a den of intrigue and shenanigans in this comedy spy thriller. Details and tickets: 265-3226 or T UES DAY, JA N . 20 BE A CH B OO MERS: 2 p.m. at the Panama City Beach Public Library, 12500 Hutchison Blvd., Panama City Beach. Learn new skills and nd information about local spots with this free program hosted by the library. “Art Experience.” Details: 233-5055 TUES DAY S @ 2: 2 p.m. at the Bay County Public Library, 898 W. 11th St., Panama City. Learn new skills and nd information about local spots with this free program hosted by the library. “History of St. Andrews Bay Salt Works with Ann Robbins.” Details: 522-2120 PENS A C O L A C O NNECTI O N: 6:30 p.m. at The Place, 429 Harrison Ave., Panama City. A jazz quartet of North Florida musicians presented by the Gulf Jazz Society. Donation is $10 for GJS members and $12 for non-members. Details and reservations: Larry at 784-2106, Bob at 258-4022 or Judy at 769-5494. THE WELLINGT O N INTERN A TI O N UKULELE O RCHESTR A : 7:30 p.m. at the Marina Civic Center, 8 Harrison Ave., Panama City. 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Page D6 | The News Herald | Sunday, January 4, 2015 OUT & ABOUT Sunday CROSSWORD Edited by Rich Norris and Joyce Nichols Lewis Across1 Military competition 9 “Excuse me ...” 13 Tab 20 Visit briey, as a sick friend 21 In __ land 22 Frightened 23 Manicurist’s work area? 25 Still puzzled 26 Beaut 27 Jilted “dear” lover who hasn’t given up? 29 Like some bird calls 33 Tie securely 34 Kachina doll maker 35 Parlor design, perhaps 38 “Cupid” singer Sam 39 Belittle 40 Place to get refreshed 43 How deadpan humor is delivered 45 Dispute settlers 47 “Put your money away” 48 Reiki practitioner 49 Surprise attack 50 Grand Canal? 54 Board game staples 55 Smoker’s buy: Abbr. 56 Shoe parts 57 Cyberguffaw 58 Flowers in pens? 59 Figures on a rink 61 Understanding 63 Purse 65 Platte River tribe 66 Providing extra digital support? 69 Tiny colonists 71 Conserve 73 Marine eagle 74 Book read during the Jewish holiday Purim 76 Dog follower 78 Yale alum 79 Milk sources 82 Lac ller 83 Dean’s “Lois & Clark” co-star 84 Finding a home for an Anaheim team? 88 Grounded eet 89 Joins the debate 91 Bit of sneakiness 92 Hole starters 94 Rhodes with a scholarship 95 Words to strike up the band 97 French possessive 98 Scenically patterned fabric 99 Utility co. unit 100 College town east of Greensboro 102 Destruction 104 Oval-shaped dose 105 Making hay when the sun doesn’t shine? 108 Asian-American actor Philip known for war movie roles 109 Labor dispute tactic 112 Furniture-weaving facility? 118 London locale 119 Bilko’s mil. rank 120 Enter carefully 121 Features of Lincoln and Uncle Sam 122 Online crafts store 123 Sin Down1 s sitcom puppet 2 Palais resident 3 Gretchen of “Boardwalk Empire” 4 __ mask 5 Hairstyle curl 6 2014 A.L. MVP Mike Trout, for one 7 Microending 8 Dr.’s specialty 9 Choral parts 10 Vietnamese port 11 They “had decayed to a mere beautiful futility”: Wells 12 “Buddenbrooks” author 13 Duelers in a 1973 hit 14 Thrown for __ 15 Untanned animal skin 16 Google co-founder Sergey 17 Web chat exchange 18 Director Spike 19 Pres. or gov. 24 Enlightened cries 28 Letters seen next to a 4 29 Seldom seen 30 “Good night, sweet prince” speaker 31 Regally dressing aristocrats? 32 “Not serious” 33 Hosiery thread 35 Making a patio out of a garden? 36 Smart __ 37 Spares in boots 39 Go down 41 Band booster 42 Poivre companion 44 Glowing 46 Omar of “House” 47 First stage 48 Had in one’s portfolio 51 Displeased 52 Oscar-winning composer Menken 53 Capitol Hill gp. 56 One of the teams that made the Pac-10 the Pac-12 60 Budapest-born magician 62 “Sorry, laddie” 63 Vishnu worshiper 64 Choral part 66 Tibiae supporters 67 Doing the job 68 Very proper sort 70 Mariners’ home 72 First lady after Eleanor 74 Skye writing 75 Potato often used for fries 76 Portfolio component 77 Romantic skunk 80 It made its last commercial flight in February 2014 81 Squeezes (out) 85 NYC subway 86 Rapa __ 87 D neighbors on most guitars 88 Store 90 Title girl in a 1968 Turtles hit 93 Batting postures 95 Manuals, e.g. 96 Liszt’s “Piano Sonata __ Minor” 97 Indication 101 “Taxi” dispatcher 103 Cohesion 104 Dramatic movie scene 105 32-card game 106 Pinnacle 107 Tenth of ten, say 108 Miles away 109 Keep a record of 110 John Lennon’s middle name 111 Windy City “L” runner 113 Become ill with 114 Advice from a pro 115 Words with hunch or bet 116 Some NFL linemen 117 HowdiesSINGLE-MIN D E D By Marilyn Lieb Your HOROSCOP E : Holiday Mathis ARIES (March 21-April 19): No one likes the know-it-all — that is until the time when no one else seems to know anything and the immediate world seems in peril. That’s when the know-it-all suddenly becomes a hero. TAURUS (April 20May 20): Whatever isn’t bringing the desired result needs to stop. Then you evaluate and rework it. Repeat the process until you do get the desired result. GEMINI (May 21-June 21): People think it’s not easy to be relentlessly positive, but when you truly feel blessed, it’s not hard at all. Someone in your environment will be irresistibly attracted to your positivity. CANCER (June 22-July 22): Though you might not be happy with the way a relationship is going, agree to keep working until a compromise is reached. You will make outstanding progress in physical exploits, especially if competition is involved. LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): You may not always see things the way they really are — that’s the artist in you. Dare to be even more fanciful in your strong point of view. The world will respond to your extrapolation. VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): In regard to those obnoxious posts on social media: Your envious reaction is the best response you could hope for. Jealousy teaches you what you really want out of life. LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 23): Nature will call you to build your nest, DIY-style. The required components will be easy to come by. Just add love, and assemble. Your crew will fluctuate, as they normally do. SCORPIO (Oct. 24Nov. 21): Your luck has changed for the better — celebrate. That certain looming presence will not be an issue. You will not be worried about perceptions, so you’ll do far more than you did last week. SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22Dec. 21): Many will witness the same event, each with different recollections. You will pay close attention to the nuances of human interaction, so your version will be the most accurate. CAPRICORN (Dec. 22Jan. 19): Your mysterious persona will attract romance. The domestic situation will calm down. People who seem unfeeling actually have been hurt too many times to trust. AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): You have ambitions, and you also have the power to meld them into a lifestyle. Your travel plans will change, and tonight you will meet someone impressive. PISCES (Feb. 19March 20): Don’t believe what you hear from a salesperson. Take creative, not financial, risks. You can’t trust the signal from your cell, but your internal compass will tell you right from wrong. A wedding shove forces a dilemma DEAR AMY: About a year ago, my sister got married in a wonderful elaborate ceremony. Around this same time, it was known within my family that I was struggling through a deep depression. Because it was my sister’s day, I gamely attempted to play “happy” and be supportive of her. However, at this wedding weekend, my sister (the bride), my mother and my sister’s bridesmaids took it upon themselves to viciously and maliciously attack my (then) girlfriend. The abuse was both verbal and sadly also physical, as a bridesmaid, apparently, shoved my girlfriend off the dance floor. With so many people at the wedding I had not seen in years, it was impossible for me to “guard” her at what was supposed to be a party. This vicious behavior exhibited by my family, coupled with my lack of responsiveness at the time led to our breakup immediately after the wedding. I have tried to move on from this event and continue in therapy, but I am struggling to rebuild any real relationship with my sister or mother and have no real desire to see them. They have never apologized and know how hurt I was by their actions. Am I supposed to just “forgive” and pretend it never happened the way they seem to have? S UFFERING IN S AN JOSE DEAR SUFFERING: Your guest was bullied by family members. Clearly, this is unacceptable on every level. Bullies never want to acknowledge their own actions. They want to move through life without reflection or apology. I assume you are discussing this in therapy. This episode requires that you do whatever you need to do to restore your own sense of trust and serenity. Your family will not offer an apology, but you should ask for one. You should write down your thoughts, including an “ask.” Make it as calm and neutral as possible and include the phrase, “For the sake of our relationship, I would like you to acknowledge your actions on that day.” Be prepared that your family might find ways to transfer the responsibility to you. Your next task should be to reflect on how you can best move forward. It might be best for you to continue to avoid your family members until you can fully accept the reality of their flawed behavior and release your own anger. This is for your sake, not theirs. DEAR AMY: I am a 56year-old woman. For most of my life I have been a liar. I’ve told small lies and really big ones — all mostly for the purpose of not wanting to hurt someone else’s feelings. I have told a few lies I wish I had never told, and I realize I can only blame myself. Amazingly, no one has ever called me on any of my lies. I’m now at an age where I’m having a hard time keeping my “stories” straight. Also, I feel like I don’t really care anymore about other people’s feelings, and that I just want to be able to do what I want without having to lie. I want to look at myself in the mirror without seeing a liar staring back at me. What should I do? P ANTS ON FIRE DEAR FIRE: If you truly don’t care about other people’s feelings or their estimation of you, then you might as well come clean. When you do, accompany the truth with a sincere apology — because the many people you have lied to deserve at least that much. DEAR AMY: You talk a good game when it comes to “family values,” but your answer to “Disappointed Bride” was flawed. When family members decide to skip a wedding for an important baseball tournament, these parents are demonstrating to their son that his commitment to his team is paramount. That is a great message. DISAPPOINTED IN Y OU DEAR DISAPPOINTED: Parents who make this choice shouldn’t be surprised when their children move through life assuming that their interests and activities will always come first. Ask AMY Send questions via e-mail to askamy@ or by mail to Ask Amy, Chicago Tribune, TT500, 435 N. Michigan Ave., Chicago, IL 60611. Amy DickinsonAdvice Columnist


By R ICK JENSEN W hat part of “Hey, Kids! Steal your parents’ guns and bring them to school!” sounds like a bad idea? If you answered, “All of it,” you may be a conservative. A San Francisco production company, Sleeper 13 Productions, created what they call a “Public Service Announcement” video in which a young boy sneaks into his parents’ bedroom, steals a handgun out of a dresser drawer and hides it in his backpack. He then carries the gun onto the school bus and into a classroom. After class, he shocks the teacher at her desk by taking the gun out of his backpack and slamming it onto her desk. “Can you take this away? I don’t feel safe with a gun in my house,” the boy pouts. The “public service” ad then wraps with the tag line, “Our children deserve a safe world. Stop gun violence now.” The company’s president and this ad’s producer, Rejina Sincic, has replied to outraged viewers on Twitter that she’s “entertained” by their comments. Liberals are not “entertained” by police in schools or military recruiting in schools and have promoted zero tolerance laws that have outlawed skeet and trap club students from having unloaded shotguns in the trunks of their locked vehicles on campus. Students have been expelled and denied graduation for such offenses. Now, this “progressive” gun control idea is to encourage children to commit felonies by stealing weapons from their parents, carrying them onto school buses and tossing the guns onto their teachers’ desks. According to the credits, the video was shot with permission from a local school in Oakland. Brilliant. This exhibition of liberal dysphoric mania over guns is also apparent in the recurrent exercise in futility known as “gun buy-backs.” The faulty logic is that criminals will give up their guns for a hundred dollars each and this will permanently eliminate guns from the hands of evil-doers. How quaint. The real result is that hundreds of old, useless guns are dumped for more than they’re worth along with the occasional AR-15 that some widow’s husband never fired. A 1999 article in the journal “Law and Order” reported that some people sold guns to police during buybacks and then used the money to buy new guns. How reassuring. University studies around the country have found gun buy-backs do not reduce gun violence or gun suicides. Not even a little. Jon Vernick, a researcher at Johns Hopkins University who has co-authored two studies on the question, says there is no evidence that buybacks reduce gun violence. A 2004 report by the National Academy of Sciences called “Firearms and Violence: A Critical Review” said, “The theoretical premise for gun buy-back programs is that the program will lead to fewer guns on the streets because fewer guns are available for either theft or trade and that consequently violence will decline. It is the committee’s view that the theory underlying gun buy-back programs is badly flawed and the empirical evidence demonstrates the ineffectiveness of these programs.” “The continuation of buyback programs is a triumph of wishful thinking over all the available evidence,” Garen Wintemute, director of the Violence Prevention Research Program at the University of California at Davis, told a reporter. No fewer than a dozen studies performed by universities, police and newspapers have revealed the same result. These facts won’t stop the liberals who also tell kids to steal their parent’s guns and turn them in at school. Gun buy-backs are very popular with liberals who know their true value: enabling left-wing politicians to gather more votes from a constituency that truly believes the politician using tax dollars for the buybacks is helping them. The real truth is that the politicians know the buybacks are useless in fighting crime and very profitable in getting votes from people ignorant of the buy-back’s failures. Let’s hope American school kids haven’t been propagandized by the left to the point of actually stealing their parents’ guns and carrying them to school. They’ll find the same treatment liberal policies have given to innocent kids with an empty trap gun in their locked vehicle: a police record and likely expulsion. PANAMA CITY NEWS HERALD Viewpoints Section E Never take gun advice from a liberal My look back at the year that was 2014 E ach year I get requests from readers on my yearin-review column. But I am going to do one anyway. 1. With another record-setting year, Peyton Manning has again proven himself the best quarterback of all time. He has endured, and is closing in on age 40 with no signs of slowing. He also has the distinction of being the only active player drafted for both the NFL and the Vietnam War. 2. The owner of the L.A. Clippers, Donald Sterling, was forced to sell his team because of illegally recorded and benign racial comments he made to his mistress in the sanctity of his and his wife’s home. He was subjected to the harshest punishment administered by the NBA: being forced to take on a less hot mistress. 3. By ratcheting up the race baiting, Obama solidified his cred with blacks. Most never believed he was half white until they saw him drinking a Michelob Ultra. 4. President Obama also DJ-ed a dance party for his daughters in the White House. If he does that like he governs, he solicits requests, totally ignores them, and plays only what he likes. 5. Relations with Cuba took the first steps toward normalization this year. Cuba wants to start recruiting college graduates in engineering, business and medicine to come there. In more bad news for liberal arts majors, even a brokendown, socialist country can’t bring itself to hire art history majors. 6. Vladimir Putin continued to defy Obama and run roughshod over the world. Obama did administer the toughest sanctions he can: a sternly worded letter with the veiled threat of perhaps disabling Putin’s Tinder account. 7. The Russian Olympics were so important that we sent Joe Biden. He made an impassioned speech saying that Democrats will not rest until all biathletes can marry. 8. Joe Biden has said he will announce whether he will run for president in the spring or summer, whichever comes first. If he gets out of politics, he can always do TV spots for local car dealers. 9. Jeb Bush and Hillary Clinton lead all polls to be our next president. It is so different from the 1990’s, when North Korea was making veiled threats against America, we were fighting in Iraq, Russia was falling apart, and Bill Cosby was the most talked about comic. 10. It seems Obama will put his presidential library in Illinois, which is the perfect state for it. The current governor rides around in a car whose license plates could have been made by five previous governors. Illinois limits politicians to four terms: two in office and two in prison. 11. Chicago decided to name a new high school after President Obama. It will start out with great expectations and then exceed its budget. It will have an arrogant student government unable to govern. Tim Thompson, Publisher Mike Cazalas, Editor S. Brady Calhoun, Editorial Page Editor 747-5075 | @sbradycalhoun RON HAR T Syndicated Columnist M any conservatives finished the year angry about the same thing they were angry about at the beginning of the year: liberal double standards. As I write this, GOP House Whip Steve Scalise is in hot water over reports that he spoke to a group of racist poltroons in Louisiana 12 years ago. Whether it was an honest mistake, as Scalise plausibly claims, or a sign of something more nefarious, as his detractors hope, remains to be seen. But one common response on social media is instructive. Countless conservatives want to know: Why the double standard? Barack Obama was friends with a domestic terrorist, Bill Ayers. His spiritual mentor was a vitriolic racist, Jeremiah Wright. One of his administration’s closest advisers and allies is Al Sharpton, a man who has inspired enough racial violence to make a grand dragon’s white sheets turn green with envy. Meanwhile, the Democratic Party venerated the late Sen. Robert Byrd, a former Klansmen himself. He was one of 19 senators (all Democrats) to sign the Southern Manifesto opposing integration. One of his co-signers was William Fulbright, Bill Clinton’s mentor. When Republicans are in power, “dissent is the highest form of patriotism.” When Democrats are in power, dissent is the racist fuming of “angry white men.” Peaceful, law-abiding tea party groups who cleaned up after their protests — and got legal permits for them — were signs of nascent fascism lurking in the American soul. Violent, anarchic and illegal protests by Occupy Wall Street a few years ago or, more recently, in Ferguson, Missouri, were proof that a new idealistic generation was renewing its commitment to idealism. When rich conservatives give money to Republicans, it is a sign that the whole system has been corrupted by fat cats. When it is revealed that liberal billionaires and left-wing super PACs outspent conservative groups in 2014: crickets. When Republicans invoke God or religious faith as an inspiration for their political views, it’s threatening and creepy. When Democrats do it, it’s a sign they believe in social justice. One can do this all day long. But while examples are easy, explanations are hard. I don’t know who first said, “Behind every apparent double standard lies an unconfessed single standard” (and as far as I can tell, neither does the Internet), but whoever did was onto something. What looks like inexplicably staggering hypocrisy from the conservative perspective is actually remarkably consistent from the liberal perspective. Well, “perspective” is probably the wrong word because it implies a conscious, deliberate, philosophical point of view. What is really at work is better understood as bias, even bigotry. If you work from the dogmatic assumption that liberalism is morally infallible and that liberals are, by definition, pitted against sinister and S UNDAY January 4, 2015 AP House Majority Whip Steve Scalise of La., right, with House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy of Calif., left, and Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers, R-Wash., speaks to reporters on Capitol Hill in Washington, following a House GOP caucus meeting last month. Scalise acknowledged that he once addressed a gathering of white supremacists. Scalise served in the Louisiana Legislature when he appeared at a 2002 convention of the European-American Unity and Rights Organization. Now he is the third-highest ranked House Republican in Washington. Ringing out the year with liberal double standards JONAH GOLD BE RG Syndicated Columnist When Republicans are in power, “dissent is the highest form of patriotism.” When Democrats are in power, dissent is the racist fuming of “angry white men.” SEE DOUBLE S TAND ARDS | E2 SEE R ON HAR T | E2


THE CA MP AIGN FOR OUR CO MM UNIT Y’ S UN IVERS IT Y En do wment for To morr ow ’s Jo bs THE CAM PA IGN FOR OUR CO MM UNIT Y’ S UN IVERS IT Y En do wment for T omorr ow ’s J obs VIEWPOINTS Page E2 | The News Herald | Sunday, January 4, 2015 Rubio says Castros reason Cubans don’t have Internet “The reason why Cubans don’t have access to 21st cen tury telecommunications — like smart phones, like access to the Internet — is because it is illegal in Cuba.” — Marco Rubio on Dec. 17 There’s a good chance most Cubans won’t be able to read this article. And the reason why — lack of Internet access — is a point of a contention between President Barack Obama and Republican Sen. Marco Rubio. Obama on Wednesday, Dec. 17 announced sweeping changes to the United States’ decades-old isolation policy against Cuba, promising renewed diplomatic relations and an easing of regulations on commerce. Obama said the drastic shift in approach to the Communist-controlled island would help bolster the Cuban people, who he said have suffered from America’s cold shoulder. “I believe in the free flow of information,” Obama said. “Unfortunately, our sanctions on Cuba have denied Cubans access to technology that has empowered individuals around the globe.” Rubio, a Florida Republican and a Cuban American, chastised Obama’s comments in an animated rebuttal. “The president said that the people of Cuba do not have access to advanced, 21st century modern technology for communications and telecommunications because of the U.S. embargo. That is false,” Rubio said. “The reason why they don’t have access to 21st century telecommunications — like smart phones, like access to the Internet — is because it is illegal in Cuba.” Obama’s statement wasn’t as full-throated as Rubio made it sound. And some of what Obama suggested is true, experts told us. That said, Rubio has the better part of the argument that Cuba’s restrictive policies loom large over the debate. Cuba’s restrictions Cuba has less access to the Internet than most countries in the world. It is the only country in the Western Hemisphere with an Internet access rating of “not free” by Freedom House, a human rights advocacy group. Citing the National Statistics Office in Cuba, Freedom House said about 23 percent of Cubans have access to the Internet. But those numbers, while very low, are likely inflated: Many of those people have access only to a tightly controlled Cuban intranet that includes email and government-approved sites. Outside experts, Freedom House said, estimate only about 5 percent of people have access to the full World Wide Web. The government of Cuba maintains almost complete control over telecommunications industries in the country, and it uses a mix of repressive policies and price gouging to keep Cubans offline. Regulations essentially prohibit private Internet use in homes and it is illegal to access the Internet outside government-controlled methods. On top of that, the cost of even a basic computer is more than twice the average Cuban’s annual salary. Cubans who log on to the Internet do so via public, government-run access points. There, patrons deal with some of the slowest speeds in the world. And rates set by the government make it difficult for the average worker on a $20 weekly salary to consistently log on. Checking email costs $1.50 an hour. Access to the national intranet is $0.60 per hour, and international websites are $4.50 per hour, Freedom House said. Bloggers and dissenters are quickly shut down and, in many cases, imprisoned. Alan Gross, the imprisoned American contractor released by Cuba this week, was arrested for building telecommunications infrastructure on the island. As for smartphones, most mobile phones can send messages, even internationally, but cannot access the Internet. GPS and satellite capabilities are prohibited. An iPhone, if procured, would be a pretty dumb phone in Cuba. Cuban officials have recently indicated a potential shift in policy that could open the Internet to personal and mobile usage, but it’s also possible it will be limited to Cuba’s intranet and email. Such promises have been made before. Cuba installed a 1,600 kilometer fiber-optic cable between the island and Venezuela in 2011 with financial help from China (a project completed despite the U.S. embargo, it should be noted). It was supposed to increase speeds and access for Cubans. Actual advances have been modest. And it’s not as though the United States is the only country capable of supplying Cuba with telecommunications technology in today’s global economy. The regime has prioritized preventing political dissent over technological advancement. There’s no guarantee that will change if U.S. policy does. This is why Rubio is right in saying that the U.S. embargo is far from the only factor affecting access. Sure, Cuba is poor and has bad infrastructure, but there are poorer countries with better Internet access, said Larry Press, an information systems professor at California State University Dominguez Hills who writes a blog on Internet access in Cuba. When infrastructure improved in Cuba, access largely did not. “I think Rubio is closer to the truth than Obama,” Press said. “Both have a degree of truth, but the Cuban government’s fear of the Internet was a bigger hindrance than the embargo.” The embargo effect Rubio was not quite right, however, when he said that Obama’s comment was unequivocally false. Obama said that U.S. sanctions on Cuba “have denied Cubans access to technology.” This is true to a certain extent. Part of Cubans’ access problem has to do with the exorbitant cost of technology, relative to how poor the country is, and lifting those restrictions could help that problem. In 2009, Obama cracked the door open marginally for American telecommunications companies to operate in Cuba by allowing them to establish connectivity between Cuba and the United States, and letting satellite radio and television companies serve Cuban customers. Additionally, people could donate (but not sell) telecommunication devices like computers and phones to Cubans. The changes announced Dec. 17 further opened up the ability for U.S. companies to build telecommunications infrastructure in Cuba and it allows for the commercial sale of communication devices and software. Matt Borman, deputy assistant secretary of export administration, told PolitiFact that if American companies were able to compete with other foreign telecommunications suppliers in Cuba, there is an expectation that it would pressure the government to create more viable infrastructure. That could spur more Internet freedom. In a report published in 2010, the Brookings Institution made a similar argument. A of couple experts told us that Obama’s side carries weight because Castro has made an effort in recent years to ease some restrictions, such as lifting the ban on personal computers. (It may be hard to believe, but internet access in Cuba used to be even worse.) So the United States’ sanctions prevent Cubans from acquiring technology that is now legal, said Julia Sweig, an expert on Cuba and Latin America at the Council on Foreign Relations. Our ruling Rubio said that rather than the U.S. embargo, the reason why Cubans “don’t have access to 21st century telecommunications — like smart phones, like access to the Internet — is because it is illegal in Cuba.” “Illegal” is probably the wrong word. There are some ways to legally access the Internet in Cuba, but not in one’s home, or on mobile devices, and not by connecting to the full World Wide Web. Internet use is primarily restricted to government-run access points that are heavily monitored. The usage rates, set by the regime, are so expensive that it is cost prohibitive for most Cubans to log on. Political dissenters are barred from publishing online and are punished if they do. The end result is similar to full prohibition: Cuba has one of the lowest rates of Internet access in the world. The U.S. sanctions have played a role in limited availability of technology. However, Rubio is right that the Cuban government has nearly complete control over the Internet. That isn’t a result of sanctions on telecommunication business activity in Cuba. Even if the United States fully repeals its embargo, government control over Internet access could continue. We rate Rubio’s statement Mostly True. — more importantly — powerful forces, then it’s easy to explain away what seem like double standards. Any lapse, error or transgression by conservatives is evidence of their real nature, while similar lapses, errors and transgressions by liberals are trivial when balanced against the fact that their hearts are in the right place. Despite controlling the commanding heights of the culture — journalism, Hollywood, the arts, academia and vast swaths of the corporate America they denounce — liberals have convinced themselves they are pitted against deeply entrenched powerful forces and that being a liberal is somehow brave. Obama, the twice-elected president of the United States, to this day speaks as if he’s some kind of underdog. Frank Rich, the former New York Times columnist and theater critic, recently interviewed Chris Rock for New York Magazine. He wanted to know why right-leaning comedian Dennis Miller isn’t as funny (at least according to Rich) as Jon Stewart of “The Daily Show.” He asked Rock, “Do you think that identifying with those in power is an impediment to laughter?” It was a hilarious and revealing moment. Stewart — who recently had to turn down a pleading request from NBC to take over “Meet the Press” — has long identified with liberals in power. Moreover, he’s easily one of America’s most powerful liberals, routinely creating and enforcing liberal conventional wisdom (much as Rich had done from his perch at the Times). Miller, meanwhile, has nowhere near the same cultural clout precisely because he doesn’t affirm the single standard at the heart of liberalism: “We’re the good guys.” DOUBLE STANDARD from page E1 But on the bright side, the golf team will keep getting better. 12. Hillary Clinton had a disappointing book tour attempting the compulsory burnishing of her legacy as Secretary of State. In the book, she was supposed to outline her successes. You know how we Americans like the suspense of a mystery revealed. 13. In its never-ending attempt to divide the country by race and gender, our government did a study in 2014 that concluded hurricanes named after women did more damage because people felt less threatened by a woman’s name and don’t take precautions. In reality, it’s probably because femalenamed storms stay around longer because they want to cuddle. No consideration was given to the fact that female-named hurricanes at least clean up after themselves. 14. Even the doting press complained that the Obama administration is the least accessible and least transparent in history. It masterfully uses social media to manipulate the voters and press. It’s the press’ fault. When they asked, for six years, for IRS targeting emails, Benghazi cover-up documents or ObamaCare signup numbers, the administration sent them an adorable cat video. 15. Obama continued to “de-friend” Israel, seeming to blame our ally for more of the problems in the Middle East. But don’t worry; the administration has a plan. If Israel is attacked, they plan to blame it on a Mel Gibson video. 16. ObamaCare continued to stumble, raising health care costs and creating chaos. Democrats were willing to take over 1/7th of our economy to provide maybe 2 million Americans (out of our 315 million-plus population) subsidized health care they probably could have gotten from Medicaid anyway. The number of people who actually signed up cannot be determined, since the data were kept on the ObamaCare website. Ron Hart, a libertarian syndicated op-ed humorist, award-winning author and TV/radio commentator can be reached at Ron@Ronald or visit RON HART from page E1


Page E3 | The News Herald | Sunday, January 4, 2015 Viewpoints New year offers a new hope M ore than anything else a new year is a time for hope. We shake off the shackles of the old and look forward to the bright and prosperous future. Say what you will about Americans, but a lot of us tend to be optimists, especially when it comes to goals we have not yet reached. Perhaps, this will be the year you quit smoking or lose that extra weight or finally go back to school and get that dream job, or that promotion. Many of you will start your own businesses this year and others will, after a lifetime of work, start enjoying the retirement you earned. Here are a few of the things we remain hopeful for in 2015: New businesses will open and flourish in Panama City. 2014 was a rough year for Panama City’s business community and it ended with the news, reported by our own Valerie Garman, that Bennigan’s, World Market, Hallmark and Vitamin World are all closing. Bennigan’s and World Market are planning moves to Panama City Beach. Earlier this year, Michaels Arts & Crafts, Kirkland’s, Pier 1 Imports and Rooms To Go all moved to the beach as well. Panama City Beach certainly is booming and no one can begrudge a business owner who feels they have a better shot of being successful in another location. However, for those of us who care about Panama City, this is certainly a troubling trend. What is unclear, right now, is whether this is a permanent trend or something that will fade in time. Many of us remember Wal-Mart closing a store on 23rd Street in 2009 and then deciding to reopen it in 2013. We know city officials and local business leaders already are working hard to improve the situation, and we hope that 2015 is the year the city makes a big comeback. In that vein, we also hope 2015 brings continued progress on the downtown marina project and the project at the old airport site in Panama City. Both of these enterprises will be key components in a renewed Panama City. 2015 also will see the first Spring Break under the new ordinances passed by the Panama City Council and the Bay County Commission. Although they declined to outlaw drinking on the beach in March, they did pass several new rules that we hope will change the atmosphere of Spring Break for the better. We’ll know soon if our local leaders did too much or too little or got it just right. Finally, this community endured unprecedented levels of violence in 2014. Some of those slayings and shootings are still under investigation, but law enforcement officials said most of them were related to the sale of illegal narcotics. “It is senseless killing,” Prosecutor Bob Sombathy told The News Herald’s Zack McDonald. “It doesn’t seem to be related by anything more than stupidity and drugs.” We doubt anyone can completely eliminate senseless killing, but we wish local law enforcement the best as they seek justice in the ongoing cases and work with the community to prevent future murders. O ne may start the day at New York’s Metropolitan Museum of Art. On the way in, you’ll pass through the new David H. Koch Plaza — the result of a $65 million gift from David H. Koch. After lunch, cross Central Park to the American Museum of Natural History, and marvel at the giant stegosaurus of the tiny brain. You will find him and other prehistoric remains in the David H. Koch Dinosaur Wing, funded with a $20 million check penned by David H. Koch. Yes, that’s the same David H. Koch who, with his famous brothers, finances right-wing campaigns against environmental laws, taxes and really any public obligation that might inconvenience the heirs to the Koch Industries fortune. David does sprinkle a few million on think tanks that spread the word. And he pays for parties in red states to train the tea party troops to curse government and quietly submit to being polluted upon by the various subsidiaries of Kansas-based Koch Industries. But personally, he’ll take Manhattan, where he lives in the grand style surrounded by liberals. There he talks up his fairly progressive views on social matters that don’t impact his bottom line. Neighbors running the cultural and scientific institutions are delighted to have him on their boards and thank him profusely for his contributions. Some humorless New York liberals may grumble at Koch’s ubiquity while basking in his munificence. About which, the night is still young. Cocktails and then off to the David H. Koch Theater at Lincoln Center. Home of the New York City Ballet, the building ceased to be called the New York State Theater after a fix-up funded with $100 million from David H. Koch. Should you slip on the theater’s magnificent inlaid marble floor and fracture bones, you may be rushed to the David H. Koch Pavilion at the Hospital for Special Surgery, overlooking the East River. The billionaire gave the hospital $25 million. Soon you won’t have to leave Manhattan’s Upper East Side for superb outpatient care. The future David H. Koch Center is being built by New YorkPresbyterian Hospital. Koch’s gift of $100 million is the largest in the hospital’s history. Nearby, at the Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, stateof-the-art treatments are being supported by a $67 million gift from David H. Koch. Not all the charity stays in Manhattan, though. For example, the David H. Koch Institute for Integrative Cancer Research at MIT in Cambridge, Massachusetts, is the fruit of a $100 million gift from you-know-who. You have to appreciate this: Not far from MIT, brother Bill Koch owns a 26-acre waterfront estate in plush Osterville, on Cape Cod. (David prefers to summer in the Hamptons.) Bill has fought with money and legal brass knuckles against a wind farm planned for Nantucket Sound. Now, Koch Industries’ oil-coal-chemical empire is considered one of the nation’s worst polluters, its leaks, spills and chemical explosions visited mostly in the red states. But when wind turbines were proposed for his yachting grounds off Massachusetts, Bill complained they would cause “visual pollution.” The conservative crusade to shrink government has already slashed federal spending on science and culture, with interesting results. Federal funding traditionally spreads to all regions. The more these budgets are cut the more nonprofit organizations must depend on the generosity of billionaires. Billionaire giving tends to favor elite institutions, which are concentrated in New York, California, Massachusetts and a few other progressive states. That’s also where the billionaires are concentrated and where they receive invitations to party and give. So in the end, the stranglegovernment movement enhances the competitive advantage of the liberal powerhouses. Another irony of red-state politics to throw on the pile. David Koch loves Manhattan Our VIEW Tim Thompson, Publisher Mike Cazalas, Editor S. Brady Calhoun, Editorial Page Editor 747-5075 | @sbradycalhoun Advanced Fire Protection Services bettered Bay County by raising $15,000 to help buy a customized wheelchair for a wounded warrior through the Independence Fund. BETTERING BAY The News Herald wants to take this chance to recognize those who made a positive difference in our community in the past week, sometimes in ways others might not notice. To nominate someone, email TOP 10 MOS T VIEWED S T ORIES OF 2014 Here are the stories you read most last week on with the number of hits on each story 10. Chipley High grad drowns 9. PCB spring breaker killed in DUI crash 8. Feds serve search warrants on dermatology clinic 7. Five restaurants cited during health inspections 6. Restaurants reopen after addressing health violations 5. Bodies found at PCB condo 4. Panama City homicide likely a drug deal gone bad 3. Lightning kills K-9 in Panama City Beach 2. Fatal shooting may have been accidental 1. Health Department issues swimming advisory at multiple locations .COM CHECK THIS OUT We hung out at Pier Park for the beach ball drop on New Year’s Eve. Check out our photo gallery from the event at OUR GREATEST HITS Last week The News Herald’s mugshot page had 65,632 views. FRO M A HARROP Syndicated Columnist Koch Industries’ oil-coal-chemical empire is considered one of the nation’s worst polluters, its leaks, spills and chemical explosions visited mostly in the red states. But when wind turbines were proposed for his yachting grounds off Massachusetts, Bill complained they would cause “visual pollution.”


Themed “Something for Everyone,” Panama City Rescue Mission’s annual Festival of Trees fundraiser to benefit a local homeless women and children shelter brought in a variety of creatively decorated items for judging. The winners are: Full-size tree: first, Visions of Sugar Plums by Women’s Dove Ministry; second, Death by Chocolate by Emerald Coast Business Women; third, Holiday Barbie by Amanda Bawn, Director of Development at Panama City Rescue Mission; Honorable Mention, Bundle of Joy by Ladies of First Church of God. Mid-size tree: first, Mari Gras set (tree and wreath) by Kennon Dental Staff; second, A Season for Everything by Amanda Bawn; third, Blue Christmas by the Bay by Jeannette Dittman; Honorable Mention, Let it Snow by Amanda Bawn. Table-top tree: first, A Very Beary Christmas by Sheila Palmer; second, Birds of a Feather by Grace Presbyterian Church Bridge Group; third, Silent Night by Taylor Muma, Marci Fish and Suzy Murphy; Honorable Mention, Angel Tree by Thru the Bible Sunday School Class. Wreath: first, Christmas Wreath by Pure Art; second, A Couture Christmas by Liz Creswell; third, Peace on Earth by Denise Scott; Honorable Mention, Grapevine Wreath by Juliet Briggs. Centerpiece: first, Christmas Sleigh Ride by Carol Gardner; second, Frozen by Empowered Women; third, Wintered Calm by Pat Commander. Stocking: first, Ultimate Stocking (Marines) by Gideon Auxiliary Panama City East Camp; second, Ultimate Stocking (Navy) by Gideon Auxiliary Panama City East Camp; third, Ultimate Stocking (Air Force) by Gideon Auxiliary Panama City East Camp; Honorable Mention, Anchorage Children’s Home Transitional Living Program. Best of Show (Viewers’ Choice) for all trees: Death by Chocolate by Emerald Coast Business Women (pictured.) Scrapbook PANAMA CITY NEWS HERALD SUNDAY January 4, 2014 Section E LUMINARIES OF LOVE The Pilot Club of Panama City recently held its Luminaries of Love event in downtown Panama City in conjunction with the city’s “A Dickens of a Christmas” celebration. Luminaries were displayed, names were read and a silent walk concluded the ceremony. Anchor Club members from Arnold, Bay, Mosley and Rutherford High Schools prepared the luminary bags, helped people locate their luminaries and helped with the cleanup. Girls Inc. sold hot chocolate and cookies. The names were read by Beverly Shean, a Pilot Club member, and Jon Sewell. CJ Page, president of Rutherford High School Anchor Club, rang the bell after each name. Pictured: Anchor Club members from Arnold, Bay, Mosley, and Rutherford High Schools FESTIVAL OF TREES FOOD FOR FINES The Northwest Regional Library System collected 2,484 nonperishable food items for local charities during their recent Food for Fines food drive. During the food drive, libraries waived $1 in current overdue fines for each item of nonperishable food patrons brought in. Many patrons donated food even though they didn’t owe any fines. All items were donated to local organizations who help fight hunger in our communities. The Bay County Public Library and the Springfield Public Library collected 1,329 items for the Panama City Rescue Mission. The Panama City Beach Public Library collected 577 items for the Gulf Beach Presbyterian Church Food Pantry. The Parker Public Library collected 37 items for the Refuge Assembly of God Food Bank. The Corinne Costin Gibson Memorial Public Library in Port St. Joe collected 61 items for the Community Resource Center. The Charles Whitehead Public Library in Wewahitchka collected 104 items for the Ministerial Association. The Harrell Memorial Public Library in Bristol and the Jimmy Weaver Memorial Library in Hosford collected 374 items for Farm COPS ‘N KIDS On Nov. 30, more than 200 bikes gathered at Harley-Davidson of Panama City Beach for the 20th Annual Cops ‘n’ Kids Toy Run. Bikers brought new, unwrapped toys and games to the ride’s ending destination, Wicked Wheel. The toys will be delivered to families shortly before Christmas. FSU PANAMA CITY PROJECT Florida State University Panama City senior electrical engineering students gather with Naval Surface Warfare Center Panama City Division electrical engineer Bill Porter and executive director Linda Macbeth of the Science and Discovery Center of Northwest Florida by the engineering students’ senior capstone engineering project, the Dashing Illuminated Creature Exhibit, which the students plan to donate to the museum this coming spring. Standing left to right are Jonah Cleveland, Gavin Taylor, Bill Porter and Linda Macbeth.


CLASSIFIEDS RealEstate Today NEWS HERALD NEW HOMES. REALTO R REP R ESE N TED. RE N TALS. BY O W N E R . Advertorial special to the News Herald On Dec. 10, Citizen’s Insurance CEO told the Board of Governors even if a once-in-a-century storm hits Florida, they can handle it without assessing all Florida policy holders. Citizen’s is down to its lowest policy count since 2005, thanks to the purging of policy holders across the state as smaller insurers have entered the market. On the other side of the insurance coin, with the smaller insurers growing in Florida, a debate has grown between the large insurers and the smaller companies about who can provide adequate coverage. Policy holders throughout Florida are often the one’s left confused about what policy is best and what they need. With half a million policies changing hands over the course of a few months thanks to Citizen’s moving homeowners off it’s rolls, policy holders and homeowners are the one’s left in a confused state. The Palm Beach Post created an interactive site to help homeowners learn more about the different insurers within the state and learn more about their own provider. The information can be found at apps.mypalmbeachpost. com/insuranceexplorer . Policy holders can look through the list or simply search the company by name. Clicking on the name of the company will show information such as the number of policies the company carries, as well as the number of complaints that have been filed. Homeowners with questions about their policy should contact their insurance agent. When you’re ready to buy or sell, find a Realtor at www. . Citizen’s Insurance good news for some, confusing for others Sunday, January 4, 2014 | The News Herald | Page F1


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Please call 850-381-3122 Bayou George 2bd/1ba & 3br/2ba avail clean, quiet, lrg yrd no pets w/s/g incld. 850-265-4043 Bonifay: 4bd/2ba, Double Wide, large shaded lot, near the school in Bonifay. Avail now, $600mo Call: 850-699-9464 Text FL99320 to 56654 Lynn Haven 2 & 3 Br’s starting at $540 mnth, W/D Hookup, CH/A, No Pets. 850-624-6552 ! ! ! ! ! ! ! Sell It Today!I BUYHOUSESPretty or Ugly763-7355ibuyhousesprettyorugly.comText FL95981 to 56654 3 br 3 ½ baCompletely Renovated1,360 Sqft.Nice open floor plan. $215,000 MLS #624668 Colleen Dietrich 850-814-7298 Bayside 3br 3½ ba Huge Price Reduction! 1,800 sqft, huge yards! MLS 620116 Colleen Dietrich 850-814-7298 Built in 05, this lovely maintained home has 100% financing available through USDA. Victorian styled design with lots of decorator features. 3/2 Tile in LR&Kitchen. Wood floors in M/BR and hallway. Carpet in 2 bedrooms. Storage bldg has elect. Convenient to Tyndall. $131,900 Fran Holt 832-0714 Latitudes Realty DEEP WATERFRONT! Classic Cove home with hardwood floors and lots of charm. 3BR/2BA. Open and airy, overlooks Watson Bayou on high bluff. Huge screen porch, dock area w/4 big boat wet slips. $325,000. Seller moving soon and MOTIVATED!! O’Keefe & Wainwright, Realtors 850-785-8746 For Sale By Owner3bd 3ba, 55 Acre brick Home near Historic Defuniak Springs; Pool, Pecan trees, Spring fed fish pond, 45 miles to beaches and bases. 9379 State HWY 83 North, Defuniak Springs, FL 32539Asking 299k OBO. Call 850-682-7244; Hammocks, brick 3/2. Wood, Tile, Carpet, Open living area, High ceilings, Scrnd porch, Elec. fireplace, fenced, $225K. 850-832-9540 SELL ALL YOUR ITEMS through classified.CALL 747-5020 Slow Reader? Free tutoring for adults.Call Literacy Volunteers of Bay County Public Library, 872-7500 Call To Place An Ad In Classifieds. 747-5020


CLASSIFIEDSSunday, January 4, 2015 | The News Herald | Page F3 COMMANDER REALTY, INC.  850-769-8326 OPEN HOUSE SUNDAY 1:30-4:00 11351903617 AZ ALEA WAY LYNN HAVEN Hosted By: Mike Vogler, REALTOR ® MLS# 623787 € $259,000 3314 NA UTICAL DR SOUTHPORT Hosted By: Courtney Himes, REALTOR ® MLS# 622865 € $379,900DIRECTIONS : North on Hwy 77, cross Bailey Bridge, turn Rght on Hwy 2301 (Dam Hwy), Left into Kirkland Manor, house on Right approx. 1/2 mile. € Executive Style 4 BR /3.5 BA € Over 3500 Sq. Ft. € Stone Fireplace in Great Room € New Paint/ New Carpet 2008 T UPELO CT LYNN HAVEN Hosted By: Richard Gross, REALTOR ® MLS# 627137 € $369,000 DIRECTIONS : From 23rd Street and Frankford Ave in Panama City proceed North on Frankford Ave, Turn right on Tupelo Ct, Home will be on Left. € Kings Point All Brick € 4 BR/ 4 BA € Pool with Cabana € Fireplace/Upgraded Kitchen DIRECTIONS: North on Hwy 77, Right on Baldwin, Left on Canal, Merge into Azalea Place. € New Construction 4 BR/ 2 BA € Brick w/ 2 Car Garage € Split Floor Plan/Lg Living Rm € Upgraded Lighting Visit our Web/Email: Sweetwater Village$34,200 Marianna$37,800 DeFuniak $41,000 Bayou George $21,000 Blountstown $42,750 Chipley $43,000 Lynn Haven $52,000 Sandy Creek$51,030Near John Pitts Rd$60,750Sunny Hills$68,850Callaway $99,000Santa Rosa Bch $120,500FEATURED LISTINGSNear College 3 BR 2 BA. Imaculate D.W. on Lg. Lot 2 Car det. gar w/ office. Fin. Available, Additional Land Avail. if needed All "Reasonable" Offers Seriously Considered. Only $79,000 OBO Bonifay 2 Nice lg. Comm. Bldgs on Adequate land. Several uses for property. call Andy @ 850-819-7265. $220,000 HUD O WNED Bay Point -1 BR 1 BA condo with fantastic water view. 1st Floor. Lots of immaculate updates! All "Reasonable" Offers Seriously Considered. $139,900 Deerpoint Lot -Limited Water Access 1/2 AC. + $31,000 Lynn Haven -3 BR BLK home with upgrades. CHA. Immaculate. 100% Fin. Avail. Only $94,000 St. Andrews Area 5 Bldg. Lots 3 ea 66 x 132 @ $22,000 ea 2 ea 81.5 x 132 @ $25,000 ea Southport 3BR/2BA S.W.M.H. on corner lot. Near Bay, Only $37,000 Cedar Grove Area 4 BR 2 BA 1976+/Doublewide MH. Financing Avail. Woodburning Fireplace. Formal and informal living and dining. Attn: Investors This prev. rented for $1,000 mo. All "Reasonable" Offers Seriously Considered. Below market value at only $63,900 Action R.V. Storage Darrell Malloy-Pam Percy, Owners Veteran Discount with proof of service"Large Selection of Candles" U.S. Govt & Bank Foreclosures1132847 Contact us at:dmalloy@knology.net265-1006 UNDER CONTRACT Beautiful Canal Front Home in Bay Point$549,000 3 bedroom, 3.5 bath, office/4th bedroom, family room which has attached atrium/ greenhouse and electric fireplace. Large eat-in kitchen has Corian countertops, island and breakfast bar. Master bedroom has vaulted ceiling, leading into master bath with separate sauna/steam shower and jetted tub area. Lofted space above foyer. Laundry room complete with plenty of cabinet storage and sink. Marble floors throughout. Large deck accessible from every room on lower level of house, leading down to 92 feet of boat dock. Attached 2 car garage, security system and central vac. This gently lived in home is a must see! Call 850-235-3500 or email: to make an appointment to see this property. HOME FOR SALE BY OWNER 2304 W. Game Farm Rd. Spacious home located close to Lynn Haven & Panama City, 2852 sq. ft. Large Open Concept Kitchen, New Roof, 4br/3.5Ba, separate master suite, $220,000. Call 407-745-1175 On N. Lake Caroline!Handsome, all brick(1 owner) 4BR/2BA home w/2400 SF of custom living, 2 gar, cov porches, den w/FP, just needs a few updates & YOU! Quiet lake near Garden Club area. $229,900 O’Keefe & Wainwright, Realtors, 785-8746 No Longer AvailableCove 3 br 1 bath home in the Downtown Cove New roof, fresh paint, new bonus room or 4th bdr/office. Natural gas hkups avail and electric hkps in kitchen. Original hardwood floors throughout MLS 619926 $63,000 Athrine Matthews Realtor Prudential Shimmering Sands Realty 624-3187 Lakefront home w/views of Lake Suzanne along w/100 ft of white sandy beach. Enjoy sunny Fl in your very own lake house w/20 ft of visibility in the warm water to enjoy scuba, snorkeling, & swimming. Home is elevated 50 ft above the lake & offers sunset views of the water from the LR, DR, or the covered porch. Renovated Kitch w/granite counters & new appl. New carpet throughout, remodeled bthrms w/granite, tile floors & new vanities, faucets, etc. Located in Leisure Lakes where community mbrs enjoy trophy size bream and largemouth bass fishing. Owners can enjoy a comm pool, tennis crt, bsktball crt, boat ramps & a gated entrance w/sec. Low HOA fee. MLS #620277 Amanda Corbin, Realtor Prudential Shimmering Sands Realty 850-832-7447 www .SearchP anamaCity Two Story 3 br 2.5 ba THLH 3129 Meadow St. Open House Sun 2-4. Call 850-832-7332 txt FL10140 to 56654 Price reduced! AC & water heater both less than 3 years old!! Located near TAFB. 3bd/2bth home w/2 car garage, has a split flr plan. Lg screened in back porch, auto irr sys w/sep well, & priv fncd bck yrd. Open LR w/high ceilings & brick FP. Int has been newly painted. Lrg Bdrms, ample storage space, plenty of cabinet space in the Kitch are some of the other things this home has to feature. MLS #623878 Laird Hitchcock, Realtor Prudential Shimmering Sands Realty 850-866-2158 SOLDGorgeous Home At End of Cul-De-Sac4br/2ba home built 2010 in Hawks Landing 1856 sqft open fl plan w/granite countertops, crown molding, MB w/ double vanity, garden tub, extend. cov. back patio, outdoor shed, & much more! $269,900 MLS 624541 Mike Werner 814-6266 Keller Williams Realty Price Reduced!!!All Brick split 3 bdrm in lovely Camryn’s Crossing. 2 baths, living rm no hassle electric FP, formal dining, breakfast room, open kitchen w/ solid maple wood cabinets, s/steel appliances and wrap around bar. The home has Maple wood floors, Italian tile and carpet & windows have custom blackout shades and plantation shutters. Scrnd back porch overlooking priv fenced bckyard which backs up to a preservation area. MLS 620167 $239,900 Please Call Velma Phillips, Realtor Prudential Shimmering Sands Realty 832-6319 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 BEST NEW HOME DEALS250’s -270’s Gated community; 3/3.5 Gorgeous BayFront Pool; 2 -Car Garage Close to BayPoint. Owner Fin. Avail. Michael w/Sterling 850-865-8006 Beautiful waterfront neighborhood in gated community. 87X180 lot sits on the corner so you can have a drive way tucked away on the side which makes for a beautiful front yard. $55,000 MLS #618028 Collen Dietrich Cell 850-814-7298 Office 850-249-0313 Beautiful Waterfront neighborhood in gated community. 87X180 lot sits on the corner so you can have a drive way tucked away on the side which makes for a beautiful front yard. $55,000 MLS 618028 Colleen Dietrich Cell 850-814-7298 2bd, Like New Set upinquiet MHP, In beautiful Panama City. Shady lot, 200 ft from pool, $7,850 850-960-8452 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 If you didn’t advertise here, you’re missing out on potential customers. Check our cars and trucks in today’s classified section! 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CLASSIFIEDSPage F4 | The News Herald | Sunday, January 4, 2015 DERRICK BARGE DIVISION(MIN 3 YEARS EXPERIENCE)CRANE OPERATORS  MECHANICS ELECTRICIANS  RIGGERS  OILERS  GALLEYHANDS WAREHOUSEMEN  COOKS STR 6 GR S TICK WELDERS  INNERSHIELD WELDERS MARINE DEPARTMENT 100 TON CAPTAINS  500 TON CAPT AINS (stcw/ zcard)  LICENSED ENGINEERS  TUG BOAT DECKHANDS (zcard)  DECK HANDS  200 TON MASTER OF TOWING OFFSHORE SPECIALTY FABRICATORS, LLC. OFFERS EXCELLENT BENEFITS INCLUDING:  50% MATCH401K CONTRIBUTION  MEDICAL INSURANCE  DENTAL INSURANCE  HOLIDAY PAY  SHORT TERM DISABILITY  LONG TERM DISABILITYAPPLICATIONS ARE AVAILABLE or 115 Menard Rd. Houma, LA 70363 Phone: 985-868-1438 / 1-800-256-4692 Applications / Resumes can be faxed to 985-876-7866OFFSHORE SPECIALTY FABRICATORS, LLC. IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER.NOW ACCEPTING APPLICATIONSFOR THE FOLLOWING POSITIONS: 1132598 1132586 EASTERN SHIPBUILDING GROUP MORE THAN A JOB… A FUTURE!LONG TERM WORKan aggressive leader in the Marine Industry, located in Panama City, FL has the following opportunities for skilled craftsmen:ShipfitterS € Structural welderS € pipe welderS € pipefitterS € Qa tech € Safety rep € Maintenance techCompetitive wages DOE, and a comprehensive benets package including: Company paid health, dental, and life insurance, 401(k), attendance & safety bonuses. Normal work week to include overtime.Qualied craftsmen should apply in person: Mon-Fri, 8am-12pm 1pm4:30 pmHUMAN RESOURCES (2 Locations): 13300 Allanton Rd., Panama City, FL 32404 and 134 S. East Ave., Panama City, FL 32401 (850) 522-7400, ext. 2285, 2322, or 2302 Fax: (850) 874-0208EOE/Drug Free Workplace Sign-on bonuses Competitive Salary Health & Dental Benets 401(K) Plan Shift DierentialsEOE, Drug-Free Workplace Fo r a full listing visit w ww .ba ymedic al .or gThis Week’s Hot Jobs:€ Pharmacist … PRN € Registered Nurse ERBay Medical Center Sacred Heart Health System 615 North Bonita Ave Panama City, FL 32401 Fax: (850) 747-64431132582 € Phar m ac y Technician € Registered Nurse ED Engineering Eastern Shipbuilding Group, an aggressive leader in the Marine Industry, located in Panama City, FL has an immediate opening for a:Marine Shipyard PlannerQualifications include: Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Management or Construction desired; 3 -5 years experience in planning or scheduling in the shipbuilding/marine industry; Strong working knowledge of all Microsoft Office Suite applications (including Excel and MS Project), AutoCAD, and Primavera Project Planner or SureTrak; Ability to read and understand drawings/ sketches, technical data, specifications, spreadsheets, scheduling, and word processing software; Strong verbal and written communication skills; Physically able to move about vessels under construction; Ability to work in a fast paced environment as a team player. Eastern offers a competitive salary and benefits package including 401(k) and Company paid Health, Dental, & Life Insurance. Qualified applicants can submit their resume in confidence to: Eastern Shipbuilding Group Human Resources 13300 Allanton Road Panama City, FL 32401 Phone: (850) 522-7411 Fax: (850) 874-0802 www EOE/Drug Free Workplace Web ID#: 34308612 Install/Maint/RepairVIP PositionMust be motivated, ENTHUSIASTIC and possess outstanding phone skills. This unique opportunity is a perfect fit for the person that loves interacting with people and working in fast paced environments. Position will offer a guarantee plus bonus opportunities. Submit application to Bill Doremus. Apply in person only. Web ID: 34310027 Logistics/TransportationCIRCULATION DISTRICT MANAGERThe Panama City News Herald has an opening for District Manager. The District Manager oversees independent distributors in the delivery of newspapers to subscribers within a defined geographical area. Individuals will handle route management aspects such as audits, analysis, and contract negotiations. The ideal candidate will have a focus on customer service. High school diploma or equivalent required. Prior newspaper experience in circulation as well as a management background is preferred. Must be able to evaluate current and prospective Independent Contractors and provide feedback and a course of action: Basic computer skills (Excel. Word) a must. Must own and operate a motor vehicle. Must have valid Florida Drivers License, proof of car insurance, and must successfully complete a background check. Must have ability to read and understand a road map. Must be able to work a very flexible schedule. Excellent benefits, drug-free workplace, EOE Send resume to or fill out an application at 501 W. 11th Street, Panama City, FL. No phone calls. Accepting applications until December 31, 2014 Web ID#: 34309196 Medical/HealthDental AssistantOur office is looking for an Expanded Functions Dental Assistant. Must be friendly with good communication skills. Team player oriented and willing to help wherever needed, from scheduling patients to cleaning restrooms. Working hours are Monday Thursday, 7:15-5:15. Competitive pay with bonus opportunities. Eaglesoft experience preferred, but not required. Paid holidays and vacation. 401k offered. Please submit resumes to Cove Dental Care at 406 N. Cove Blvd, Panama City, FL 32401 or email to: covedentalcare@knology .net Web ID#: 34308438 Medical/HealthDental Receptionist / Front Office ManagerOur office is looking for someone able to run day to day operations of the front office including scheduling appointments, filing insurance, handling all aspects of accounts, etc. Must be highly organized and detailed. Full time position available Monday-Thursday and occasional Fridays. Paid holidays and vacation. 401k offered including other bonus opportunities. Eaglesoft experience preferred, but not required. Resumes can be dropped off or sent to 406 N. Cove Blvd, Panama City, FL 32401 or emailed to: covedentalcare@knology .net Web ID#: 34308434 OtherOpen Positions for The City of Panama CityApply On-Line for Open Positions at www .pcgov .org Assistant Superintendent Chief CADD Technician Code Paralegal Specialist Equipment Operator I Equipment Operator II Foreman Lift Station Operator I Mechanic II Maintenance Worker II Superintendent Telecommunicator Trades Worker II Utilities Service Worker EOE, Drug Free Workplace Web ID#: 34309006 SalesOutside SalesThe Washington County News is seeking an energetic, outgoing candidate for our Advertising Sales team. The sales position will cater to the health and beauty industry along the Emerald Coast. The position will require you to use consultative selling approach and be responsible for selling advertising solutions from our extensive suite of services -niche glossy magazines, digital and other print platforms. The person will prospect and work with local business owners to develop advertising campaigns that meet their advertising goals and service existing accounts to ensure we are growing their business and helping them reach the growing market segment and at the same time create long lasting relationships. We are looking for a connected, high energy individual who wants to be part of a dynamic sales team. Applicants should be motivated, outgoing, personal, competitive and possess a strong work ethic. Someone who can prepare and conduct presentations and is organized and detail oriented. W e provide: A fun and exciting work environment Base salary, commission, mileage Sales training Medical, dental, vision, life, disability insurance and 401(K) W e Require: Advanced computer and social media skills 2 + Years of B2B sales experience Must have valid driver’s license, proof of insurance and reliable vehicle If you think you are the right candidate for this position, please send your resume to: Hiring is contingent on background check and pre-employment drug screening. EOE/DFWP Web ID#: 34305096 ADOPTION:Doctor & Park Ranger (will stay home) Beautiful loving home awaits 1st baby 1-800-552-0045 Expenses Pd FLBar42311 Loving couple married many years wants to start a family. If you are pregnant, and adoption is an alternative, please contact our attorney, Alice Murray, FBN 0794325 at 1-800-708-8888. THANK YOU!!!To my News Herald Subscribers: Thank you for the cards, kind words, & generous gifts.I wish for you a 2015 filled with joy, peace & prosperity. We are grateful for your business & look forward to being at your service!! Sincerely, Craig West “Carrier” Found in Parker on Ethlyn Rd. Small female Scottish wire haired terrier; 8-10 lbs, gray around the muzzle. Broken red halter. Call to identify 850-871-4527. Gray cat found N. Harrison Ave. Well taken care of. Call 850-628-2081. AKC Rottweiler PuppiesGerman, ready Jan 5th, $600, call 850-774-1869 Text FL10074 to 56654 Alternative To BoardingHouse N PetSitting Svs. Licensed Bonded 265-0278 HAVANESE PUPS AKC Home Raised. Best Health Guar.262-993-0460www FREE Katz & Kittens! Three free kittens , let phone ring 10 or more times/disabled Veteran. Call from 9 am -6 pm only! Please call Kat Man 850-874-0677. Must have Carrier!! No Boxes!! Hot Springs Hot TubSeats 4-5, like new, w/ cover & steps, $4200 obo. Call 850-238-0557 Text FL09892 to 56654 ASeasoned Christmas Special: Split Oak special $65 and up Large truck load. Call 850-866-8673 Buy & SellUsed Furniture 850-872-9544 or www .visit Daleville 8810 Hwy 85, Daleville, AL 36322. Hwy 79 N to Hwy 167. Go past Hartford, cross River bridges, turn right on Hwy 85. House is on the left. January 8th, 9th, & 10th, 2015. 8am-4pmOutlaw’s Estate SaleContent of home, barn, & outbuilding. Antiques, primitive tools & farm equip, and furniture. Text FL10047 to 56654 Guns, Ammo and AccessoriesGlock, Ruger, Mossberg, & more! North Florida Coins, M-F, 11-5, Sat 9-2 2639-B Lisenby Ave. PC. 850-215-8565. 10,000lb GVW tag along trailer , dual axel, 16x79.5 deck, light fixtures & ramps, $2850. Call 850-892-0767 Text FL09834 to 56654 Burn Barrells , $25/each or 2/$40. Call 624-1729 Cemetery Plot in the devotion section for sale at Evergreen Garden, $3999. Call 850-215-5175 Text FL09771 to 56654 DIABETIC TEST STRIPS NEEDEDWill buy sealed, unexpired boxes (850)710-0189 Tandem crypt at Kent Forest Memorial ; retails for $13k. Must Sell Call to make Any Offers 850-814-8886 Utility trailer tires & rims 205-75-15. 5 lug white spoke. New. $90 ea or 4 for $350. Also, new 14” $80 each or 4 for $300. Also, new 13” $65 each or 4 for $250. Call 850-624-1729 .Medical/HealthMedical AsstNeeded FTfor busy multi doctors office. Must be a team player, dependable, & able to multi-task. Computer exp & medical terminology required. Fax resume to 850-785-3490Web ID#: 34309005 Admin/ClericalDental Office Front DeskOur fast-paced dental office, on the Beach is looking for that perfect someone to join our front office staff. Position includes ans phones, scheduling app, filing ins, etc. Must be organized & focused. Full time, paid holidays and vacation. 401k offered as well as other bonus opportunities. Dental Experience req Email Resumes to:P arkwaydental@knology .n et Web ID#:34309925 Admin/ClericalMedical Receptionis tFull time. Send resume PO 2052, Lynn Haven, FL 32444 or Email to: emcoffmgr@yahoo.comWeb Id 34309881 Administrative/ClericalOffice AsstFor busy doctor’s office, will train. Send resume to P.O. Box 1960, Lynn Haven, FL 32444 Web ID#:34305591 Bldg Const/TradesHousekeeperHousekeeper needed 1 to 2 days a week in Bear Creek area. Must have a valid Driver’s License. Apply in person M-F at 6513 Bayline Drive, Panama City, FL 32404 850-763-4834 DFWP/EOE Web ID#: 34310065 Bldg Const/TradesLaborerFor Pipe Fabrication Company. Apply in person M-F from 8-2 at 6513 Bayline Drive, Panama City, FL 32404 Must have valid Driver’s License 850-763-4834 EOE/DFWP Web ID#: 34310058 SalesClerkBarnacle BarneysNow accepting applications. PTemployment. 13616 Hutchison Blvd. Web ID 34310103 Bldg Const/TradesMachinistExperienced Machinist for Pipe Fabrication Company. DFWP Apply at: 6513 Bayline Dr. PC. 850-763-4834 Web ID#: 34310067 Bldg Const/TradesOffice Warehouse Cleaning PersonOffice & Warehouse Cleaning Person for Pipe Fabrication Company. Must have a valid Driver’s License. Apply in person M-F from 8-2 at 6513 Bayline Drive, Panama City, FL 32404 850-763-4834 EOE/ DFWP Benefits Web ID#: 34310061 Bldg Const/TradesPainterExperienced Painter for Pipe Fabrication Company. Apply in person M-F from 8-2 at 6513 Bayline Drive, Panama City, FL 32404 850-763-4834 EOE/ DFWP Web ID#: 34308452 Bldg Const/TradesPipe FitterExp Pipe Fitter for Pipe Fabrication Company. Apply in person M-F from 8-2 at 6513 Bayline Dr., Panama City, FL 32404. Must have a valid Driver’s License. 850-763-4834 EOE/DFWP Web ID#: 34310059 Bldg Const/TradesTig Welder$20/hr for 1st Class Tig Welder at Pipe Fabrication Company. 40-50 hours per week -benefits & holidays. Apply in person M-F, 8-2 at 6513 Bayline Dr, Panama City, FL 32404 850-763-4834 EOE/ DFWP Web ID#: 34310056 Caregiver Help NeededOne or two days a week. Call (850)960-3725 Customer Service Enjoy meeting people and having fun? If so, Dodge’s of Panama City wants you! Looking forHost/ Hostess@ $8.55/hr Must pass a drug screen Apply online at:Dodgessouthernstyle.c om/careers Web ID#:34309765 Engineering Leaders in continuous Weighing Systems since 1908Mechanical Drafter Produce accurate and detailed manufacturing drawings. Applicant must be proficient with AutoCAD (Inventor a plus). Associates degree or equivalent from college or technical school; or related experience and/or training or combination of both. We offer excellent benefits & salaries commensurate with your experience. Qualified candidates should submit resume and salary requirements. Apply in person /fax or online 10 Arthur Drive, Lynn Haven Fax: 850-265-1707 http://merrick pply online EOE -Drug Free Workplace Web ID#: 34310079 Food Svs/HospitalityHiring Cook & BakerFull Time/ Part Time, Day shift. Apply in person-only. Somethin’s Cookin’ 93 East 11th Street, Web ID#: 34309779 Install/Maint/Repair Certified Wastewater Treatment Plant Operators Regional Utilities of Walton County is accepting applications for Certified Wastewater Treatment Plant Operators. Regional Utilities is a rapidly growing utility company with competitive pay & excellent benefits including major medical, disability & life insurance and 401-k. Class A: $18.00 -$21.00 per hr, Class B: $16.00 $19.00 per hr, Class C: $14.00 -$16.00 per hr. Applications may be picked up at our main office located at, 4432 US Hwy 98 E, Santa Rosa Beach, FL 32459 or call 850-231-5114. Applications can be found on our website at www and faxed to 850-231-4988 Regional Utilities is a Drug-Free Workplace Web ID#:34309778 Logistics/Transport25 TRUCK DRIVER TRAINEES NEEDED NOW!Learn to drive forNo Experience Needed Earn $900 / wk + Benefits Local CDL Training Apply Today! 1-800-709-7364 Web ID#: 34307000 Medical/HealthPediatrics Plus, Inc.A growing pediatrics therapy practice is seeking FT Occupational Therapist & PT Speech Therapist. Fax resume to 872-9558 Web ID#: 34309488 RESTLESS CONSUMER?Call Boomer Pool Service & Pressure Washing 850-640-2154 $2999-NEW METAL ROOF for the Doublewide!! (up to 28x60) Licensed & Insured. Guyson Construction & Roofing (850) 258-5856 CALLTODAYText FL96551 to 56654 Creamer’s Tree ServiceCall Jason @ (850)832-9343 Complete Lawn Care Senior & Milit ary Disc. Call Steven: 850-624-8798 Cell 850-235-2212 Office Property Clean UpLandscaping, Pavers, Free Estimates. Honest & Dependable 850-358-1417 Newly Opened Lan’s Massage 2518 Hwy 77 Lynn Haven 890-8482lic#mm32958 Oriental MassagePanama City Beach Shiatsu/Swedish 850-832-4790 #MA62742 Home ImprovementsBy Sam Repairs, Doors, Wood Rot, Fences, Paint, Roofs Credit Cards Accepted (850)348-0207 FREEAppliance removal Discount Small Hauling. Buy Unwanted Vehicles 850-527-3035 Able Lawn SvcW e Show Up! Fall Clean-Ups/ Trimming/Palms/Mulch/Straw 596-4383/258-5072 Text FL97024 to 56654 Take CareOf Your Loved Ones In Your Home, Refs, 34 Years Exp, 850-960-1917 .« SEATILE« Tile & Wood All Types of Tiles & Wood Flooring installed. Bath & Kit-chens Too! Free Est: Kenneth « 850-532-4251« Home Repairs Any Job Large or Small Kitchens, Baths, New Installs, Paint, Tile, & Woodrot. Free Estimates Robert 850-832-7972 WHITE’S CONCRETEServing Bay Est.’94 Christmas Special 874-1515 / 896-6864 Accept Credit Cards Bill W Hash Remodeling/ ConsultingA Master Craftsman w/ 33 yrs exp. 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CLASSIFIEDSSunday, January 4, 2015 | The News Herald | Page F5 1135514 1135513 1135515 ASSISTANT COORDINATORRESPIRATORY THERAPYThe primary functions of this position are to be responsible for classroom & lab instruction, as well as organization, administration, continuous review, planning, development, & general eectiveness of clinical & simulation experiences for students enrolled in the Respiratory Therapy Program.Minimum Qualications: Bachelor's Degree with a minimum of 4 year's experience as a Registered Respiratory Therapist in an accredited respiratory care program; of which at least 2 years must include clinical respiratory care. The Assistant Coordinator must also have a minimum of 2 year's experience in teaching in an accredited Respiratory Care Program either as an appointed faculty member or clinical preceptor. The Assistant Coordinator must hold a valid Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) credential & hold such professional license or certicate as is required by the state in which he/she is employed.Salary Range Starts At: Commensurate with education & experience. Deadline to apply: Open until lled Applicants may apply in person at GCSC Human Resources, 5230 W. U.S. Highway 98, via fax at (850) 913-3292, or e-mail your applications to bcollins2@gulfcoast.eduGulf Coast State College does not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, color, national origin, ethnicity, sex, age, marital status, or disability in its programs, activities or employment. Roberta Mackey, Executive Director of Human Resources, 850-913-2926, has been designated as the person to handle all inquiries regarding nondiscrimination policies.1132421 Banking/FinanceTellersDoral Bank, a genuine community bank, is growing and looking to add tellers to our team in our Panama City Beach and Panama City branches. Previous banking experience, a plus. Must be willing to work Saturdays. To be considered for this opportunity, please apply online using our career portal at Doral Bank is an Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans Web ID#:34309901 Customer SupportInbound & Outbound Telephone Multi-Media Sales ConsultantThe News Herald is looking for an inbound and outbound telephone multi-media sales consultant in a full-time position. Candidates must be skilled in computer data entry. Attention to detail is important. Must be an above-average speller and be able to proofread for spelling errors. Prior sales, telemarketing, or related experience required. The News Herald offers an excellent benefit package, including medical, dental, vision, life and short/long-term disability insurance, 401(k), vacation and sick leave and paid holidays. Candidates are selected for hire pending a background check and drug screen. Come by The News Herald at 501 W. 11th Street for an application, or send resume to Interviews will be scheduled, no phone calls please. Web ID 34310071 Customer SupportPermanent Part-time Customer Service Representative 28 Hours per WeekThe News Herald is accepting applications for a part-time Circulation Customer Service Representative. Position pays minimum wage plus performance bonus. Applicants must possess: the ability to communicate effectively by phone and in person very strong computer and data entry skills experience with Microsoft Excel general math skills ability to make customer service the number 1 priority. able to be flexible with work schedule, weekends and holidays a must Send resumes to or applications taken at 501 W. 11th Street. Interview to be scheduled at a later date. No phone calls. Candidate hired pending criminal background check and pre-employment drug screen. Web Id 34304833 Food Svc/HospitalityPita Pit in Pier Park is NOW HiringManager and PT Crew MembersManager needs restaurant and management experience. Visit location for application and Email Resume to: Web ID#: 34309833 Logistics/TransportationTemporary Class A CDL Truck DriverThe News Herald is accepting applications for a hardworking, responsible truck driver to load and deliver newspaper bundles to our contractors along with other related duties on a temporary basis. We expect the position to last up to six weeks. Hours are late night to early morning, on a rotating schedule. Applicants must have a valid Class A CDL Florida driver license, a clean driving record, proof of insurance, a current medical card. Come by The News Herald front office located at 501 W. 11th Street Monday -Friday, 8 a.m.5 p.m. for an application or send resume to Interviews will be scheduled at a later date. No phone calls please. Equal Opportunity Employer Hiring will be contingent on a criminal background check and drug screen. Web Id 34307617 Text FL07617 to 56654 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 company’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,, 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 Candidate hired pending pre-employment drug screen and criminal background check. Web Id 34294683 Text FL94683 to 56654 Medical/HealthCNA’sA Skilled Nursing & Rehabilitation Facility dedicated to excellent patient care has openings for all shifts. Applicants must also be able to work designated weekend shifts. Benefits include: * Shift Differential * Uniform Allowance * Vacation Pay * 401k * BCBS Health Dental, Vision, Disability and Life Insurance Background Check & Drug Screening Required Applications are available: Mon-Fri 8am-5pm Please No Phone Calls. Apply in Person at: 3611 Transmitter Rd Panama City, FL 32404 Web ID 34309945 Quality AssuranceQuality Assurance ManagerQuality Assurance Manager for Pipe Fabrication Company. Quality Control Experience with Pipe Welds & ASME Codes REQUIRED. Must have a valid Driver’s License. Apply in person M-F from 8-2 at 6513 Bayline Drive, Panama City, FL 32404 850-763-4834 EOE/ DFWP Benefits Web ID#: 34310060 Skilled Trades Leaders in continuous Weighing Systems since 19082nd Shift Openings:CNC and/or Manual Machinist Must have the ability to operate a variety of horizontal and verticals mills and lathes. Need advanced blueprint reading and the ability to machine parts to close tolerances by applying knowledge of mechanics, mathematics, metal properties, layout, and machining procedures. 1 year certificate from college or technical school desired and a minimum of 6 months work experience.W elder Works from blueprints and uses fixtures to assemble parts. Lays out, fixtures, aligns and fits components according to specifications. Should be experienced in tig, mig and stick. High school diploma or GED, 1-3 months related experience and/or training. MSSC Certified Production Technician preferred but not required. Apply in person /fax or online 10 Arthur Drive, Lynn Haven Fax: 850-265-1707 http://merrick apply online EOE -Drug Free Workplace Web ID#: 34310082 EARN EXTRA INCOMENewspaper Carriers NeededPanama City Beach , Panama City, Bonifay, & ChipleyEmail Jamie Meadors at or call 850-747-5098. Please leave name, contact number, and what area you live in. Web ID#: 34309878 PCB Bike Rental Business For SaleProfitable NOW with $30k Cash flow, selling due to owner’s health. Fairly priced for quick sale with all inventory including Dodge Dakota included. Great Growth potential. NDA required to see detailed info. Serious inquiries only! Won’t last longwww Wave Runner Rental Concession Stands For lease for 2015 on PCB. 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Call 850-250-5981 Boat Slips, protected area, W/E, dock side, $175, Small slips $99 . 850-303-4611 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


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