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Call 850-747-5050 Facebook.com/ panamacitynewsherald Twitter: @The_News_Herald Social MEDIA Read by 83,130 people every day Whatâ€™s INSIDE By JOHN HENDERSON 522-5108 | @PCNHjohn email@example.com PANAMA CITY BEACH â€” City Manager Mario Gisbert will bring back a list of proposals that call for possible franchises for garbage haulers or mandatory trash pickup. The Panama City Beach City Council at its last meeting shot down a motion by Councilman Keith Curry and seconded by Councilwoman Josie Strange to let the issue die. Instead, Gisbert said Monday he will bring back several options to the council, most likely a couple of meetings from now, to see whether they want to move ahead. â€œIâ€™m going to start meeting again with the haulers and find out what options are available and what options are not,â€ he said. â€œI have to meet with the lawyer and find out what we can put rules to and not put rules to.â€ He said the problem is people who have not hired haulers and put their garbage in someone elseâ€™s can, adding that that does not sound problematic. â€œBut (the garbage) is a problem when they put it on the trunk of their car instead of in the trunk of their car,â€ Gisbert said. â€œThey donâ€™t want to stink up the trunk, then it falls off the trunk of the car and the city has to pick it up because itâ€™s somewhere on the highway. Itâ€™s also a problem because the city cannot have public garbage cans, because what happens is PCB manager to bring back options for garbage service MARIO GISBERT SEE GARBAGE SERVICE | A3 By CHRIS OLWELL 747-5079 | @PCNHchriso firstname.lastname@example.org PANAMA CITY â€” The Florida Department of Transportation has finished acquiring the property it needs to build a massive flyover to clear up traffic congestion at the intersection of U.S. 98 and 23rd Street. The FDOT now is demolishing structures, including several lowcost motels, to clear the properties to make room for construction of the $73 million project, which is scheduled to begin this summer, agency spokesman Ian Satter said. â€œLuckily for us, the right of way acquisition that we needed for this project has gone pretty smoothly,â€ Satter said. FDOT spent about $32.5 million to acquire 33 parcels to make way for the project, he said. That will take some, but not all, of those properties off the tax rolls, Panama City City Manager Jeff Brown said. Brown estimated (based on the $32.5 million figure from Satter and the assumption that FDOT might have paid a little more than the fair market value to placate property owners) the city would lose a little more than $100,000 annually in tax revenue. Thatâ€™s a relatively small price to pay for a flyover that will benefit anyone who drives in Properties purchased Flyover work is expected to begin this summer SEE FLYOVER | A3 Photos by PATTI BLAKE | The News Herald A sign outside Los Antojitos restaurant says the business will be open 38 more days. Below, demolition crews tear down a former martial arts dojo Tuesday. Construction on the 23rd Street flyover is expected to begin this summer. By COLLIN BREAUX 747-5081 | @CollinBreaux Cbreaux2@pcnh.com PANAMA CITY â€” Opening a pre-K education center to help students prepare for kindergarten was one option discussed Tuesday during the first Bay District School Board meeting of 2015. The district provided a slide presentation on problems and solutions to improving pre-K performance, noting that while young children who participate in high-quality pre-K programs enter school at a higher level of readiness to learn than their peers, the district was â€œstill not closing the achievement gap.â€ Students in voluntary pre-K programs who need extra help were said by the district to still be struggling in kindergarten as compared to some of their peers. During the presentation, a district slide said a pre-K center that serves students who need extra assistance will help. â€œThis center could offer an extended day, which will assist our families who often struggle to afford care beyond the free threehour day,â€ the districtâ€™s presentation said. It was expected the extended day would enable more services to be given to students in need. Resident Leonard Hall said during the public comments portion of the meeting that he thinks kindergarten students are unprepared. Superintendent Bill Husfelt said he agreed with Hall on certain points, but they disagreed on other matters. Hall said the district should decide a curriculum for children 3 years old and perhaps younger to help prepare them for school. He said the matter of underperforming students came down to an individualâ€™s work ethic, but that politicians and the media sometimes indicate such underperformance depends on the teacher. The districtâ€™s presentation stated that studies estimate over the course of childrenâ€™s lives, pre-K programs save the public between $3 and $10 for every $1 spent. Board hears presentation on improving pre-K education FOOD Bring cultural dishes home; make them your own B1 NATION Republicans attack Obamaâ€™s agenda from all sides A2 75 cents COM . January 14, 2015 PCB manager Republicans attack Obamaâ€™s Republicans attack Obamaâ€™s agenda from all sides agenda from all sides SPORTS Arnold, Mosley advance to district soccer nals C1
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Principal seeks food cans to defend against school intruders An eastern Alabama school principal is asking students to bring cans of food such as corn and peas as a way of fighting off a school intruder. W.F. Burns Middle School Principal Priscella Holley said in a Friday letter to parents that a can could stun an intruder â€œor even knock him outâ€ until police arrive. Holley wrote that the cans would empower students if an intruder enters their classroom at the school in Valley. Chambers County Schools Superintendent Kelli Hodge said the letter was sent after school employees received training from Auburn Universityâ€™s public safety department. Hodge said throwing cans or other items would be a last resort for students unable to evacuate. She said the cans would be stored in classrooms and students would not be carrying them around school. TORONTO Alberta will likely face recession because of low oil prices, think-tank says A Canadian economic think-tank said Albertaâ€™s oil-heavy economy likely will dip into recession as oil prices continue to plunge. The Conference Board of Canada said Tuesday that the western Canadian provinceâ€™s latest employment and new housing start numbers are holding steady, but that Alberta will slip into recession if oil prices stay low. The price of a barrel of oil in recent months has plummeted from $105 in June to less than $50 on Tuesday â€” its lowest price in six years. Alberta has the worldâ€™s third-largest oil reserves after Saudi Arabia and Venezuela. Its oil sands are the single largest source of U.S. oil imports. SEATTLE Black lab likes to take solo bus ride to her dog park stop A black Labrador named Eclipse just wants to get to the dog park. So if her owner takes too long finishing his cigarette, and their bus arrives, she climbs aboard solo and rides to her stop â€” to the delight of fellow Seattle bus passengers. Radio host Miles Montgomery was amazed to see the pooch get off the bus, without an owner, at a dog park last week. The dog and her owner, Jeff Young, live right near a bus stop. In Youngâ€™s words, â€œSheâ€™s a bus-riding, sidewalkwalking dog.â€ Young said his dog sometimes gets on the bus without him, and he catches up with her at the dog park three or four stops away. Bus riders report she hops onto seats next to strangers and watches out the window for her stop. Said commuter Tiona Rainwater, â€œAll the bus drivers know her ... she makes everybody happy.â€ Republicans attack Obamaâ€™s agenda WASHINGTON (AP) â€” President Barack Obama said Tuesday that recent cyberthreats to Sony and the militaryâ€™s U.S. Central Command are reminders of the serious threats facing the nation. But an Associated Press review shows that some of his plans are retreads from years past. Obama laid out his plans this week as part of a push for new cybersecurity legislation â€” a week before his State of the Union address â€” that increases government information-sharing and protects businesses from lawsuits for revealing cyberthreats. Yet the presidentâ€™s proposals are similar to congressional legislation that has been languishing on Capitol Hill, in part over privacy concerns. The White House is hoping a recent spate of cyberattacks and data breaches â€” including Novemberâ€™s hacking at Sony Pictures Enter tainment, which the administration blamed on North Korea â€” will spur lawmakers to take up the issue. Privacy advocates also criticized other elements of this plan this week, especially involving datasharing between companies and the government, in light of an ongoing debate about the scope of U.S. government surveillance and bulk-data collection. The president unveiled his plans Tuesday at the National Cybersecurity and Communications Integration Center just outside Washington, saying cyberthreats pose â€œan enormous challengeâ€ in which the U.S. must be â€œupping our game.â€ He said cybercriminals are doing as much damage, or more, than traditional criminals. â€œAs a nation, we are making progress. We are more prepared to deal with cyberattacks, but attackers are getting more sophisticated,â€ Obama said. â€œAll of us â€” government and industry â€” need to be doing better.â€ A key part of the proposals, which have received support from some Republicans in Congress, would enable cybersecurity informationsharing between U.S. agencies and the private sector. But that sharing has already been taking place â€” with uneven results â€” for more than 16 years. President Bill Clinton established the earliest Information Sharing and Analysis Centers in May 1998. These were intended to collect, analyze and distribute warnings about cyberthreats within eight of the most important U.S. industries, including banking, transportation, communications and energy. In 2003, President George W. Bush moved responsibility for the warning centers from the FBIâ€™s now-defunct National Infrastructure Protection Center to the Homeland Security Department. The warning centers have since been expanded to cover 16 critical industries, and others â€” such as one covering retail stores â€” have launched separately. Some of the warning centers, such as the ones protecting banks and computer companies, are highly regarded. But others have been marked by uneven cooperation among members and confusion about roles during a cyberattack. N ATI ON & W O RLD B riefs WASHINGTON (AP) â€” Defiant congressional Republicans attacked President Barack Obamaâ€™s agenda from all sides Tuesday, ignoring veto threats and pushing bills to uproot his policies on immigration and Wall Street, force approval of energy pipeline legislation he opposes and make him justify any new federal rules before he makes them. Obama invited his antagonists to the White House for their first face-to-face meeting since the new Republican-controlled Congress convened. But their show of cordiality for the cameras did little to mask the partisan hostilities between Capitol Hill and the White House. â€œThe key now is for us to work as a team,â€ said Obama, who has issued five veto threats with the new Congress not yet two weeks old. He cited taxes, trade and cybersecurity as areas for potential cooperation, and also told lawmakers he would work with them to come up with a proposal to authorize military force against the Islamic State group. Back at the Capitol, the Senate debated legislation to force the administration to allow construction of the Canada-to-Texas Keystone XL oil pipeline. And the House passed a regulatory reform bill that the White House says would impose â€œunprecedented and unnecessaryâ€ requirements on agencies trying to write rules. It would require more justifications and notice. That was to be followed by votes today on two other bills: One would alter a key section of the 2010 Dodd-Frank financial overhaul in a way that would help banks, and the other would block Obamaâ€™s executive actions on immigration, including removal of protections for immigrants who arrived in the country illegally as children. The Keystone bill passed the House last week and is expected to clear the Senate next week and head to Obamaâ€™s desk. Obama has threatened to veto all four pieces of legislation. Far from cowed, with the Senate in GOP hands for the first time in eight years Republican lawmakers are ready to make him do it. â€œIâ€™m a member of Congress; Iâ€™m not a potted plant. I donâ€™t take my orders from the White House,â€ said Rep. Charlie Dent, R-Pa. AP President Barack Obama â€” speaking at the National Cybersecurity and Communications Integration Center in Arlington, Va., on Tuesday â€” renewed his call for Congress to pass cybersecurity legislation, including a proposal that encourages companies to share threat information with the government. Obamaâ€™s cybersecurity proposals drawn from decade-old programs YESTERDAYâ€™S NUMBERS Cash 3 (afternoon) .......... . -1-2-1 Cash 3 (evening) ............ 9-3-2 Play 4 (afternoon) . ........ 9-3-3-3 Play 4 (evening) .......... . 2-1-3-5 Fantasy 5 . ........... 2-7-15-23-32 Mega Millions . 12-20-25-50-51-7-x5 Lucky Money . ....... 19-35-44-45-1 Florida LOTTERY
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The Bay County Tour ist Development Council at the time encouraged Pan ama City Beach and Bay County to adopt universal trash pickup that would require all property own ers to pay a fee for trash pickup. The proposal had been presented several times previously but never got through the City Coun cil or County Commission. There is no mandatory trash service along the beach. That leaves home owners and businesses the option of deciding whether to hire a hauler or find other ways to dump their trash. Bay County Commis sioner Mike Thomas said last summer that it was time for the county and city to adopt mandatory gar bage pickup. The pickup fee could be added onto water bills, which on the beach goes to city and unincorpo rated residents, so a new billing system would not have to be set up. Thomas has said it must be adopted by both the city and county for the plan to work. Gisbert said the chal lenge in the past was the proposals would have given the garbage pickup to one or two haulers, and there are several more than that in the city. State law requires a three-year notice when a hauler is about to be put out of business. Councilâ€™s view The Beach Council last week directed Gisbert only to return with proposals in which residents could pick their own haulers. He said Monday he will not bring back proposals that would give any hauler an exclu sive territory. Councilman John Reich ard said council members have been concerned that with franchise agreements, families would no longer be able to pick haulers of their choice. â€œIâ€™d like to avoid that,â€ he said. Strange questioned the fairness of forcing resi dents who only live here six months to have to pay a mandatory pickup fee. â€œAre they going to have to pay for (garbage pickup) year-round?â€ she said. Gisbert replied that could be the case if they want to maintain their water service, but Strange said residents donâ€™t want to have to turn off their water when they leave. The council tried to address the issue of the cans and bags being an eyesore in August, when it passed an ordinance that garbage cans on resi dential lots fronting Front Beach Road or Oleander Drive can no longer be vis ible to pedestrians on the right of way. Curry at the last meet ing questioned why the city was bringing the issue up again, considering the laws on the books. â€œIn developing a fran chise agreement, what problem are we trying to solve here?â€ he said. Councilman Rick Rus sell said renters in many neighborhoods think there is garbage pickup and put their bags out by the road. He said the cans will sit there until someone else hauls it or the cans fall over and trash is scattered all over the pavement. Curry said that was a code enforcement issue. â€œWhen I hear this word â€˜franchise,â€™ Iâ€™m totally against this,â€ he said. â€œThe next thing you are going to charge me is a fee.â€ Mayor Gayle Oberst said she is not for manda tory pickup but supports franchise agreements with haulers. â€œIf we had a franchise (with garbage haulers), the city could at least have a little bit of control,â€ she said. â€œWe could say things like, â€˜You need to have â€˜Xâ€™ trucks in such shape.â€™ â€ GARBAGE SERVICE from Page A1 FLYOVER from Page A1 Panama City, he said. When com pleted, it will shorten commutes and improve safety, Brown said. â€œThe whole of the community,â€ Brown said. â€œThe benefit is traffic flow will improve through town.â€ One of the business owners put out is Mynta Harbison, who runs Los Antojitos on U.S. 98. She said she understood the need to fix the traffic problem but thought it wasnâ€™t fair that FDOT didnâ€™t com pensate her for the loss of future earnings. FDOT has allowed Harbison to stay open for the time being. The restaurant will close Feb. 21 before the state takes possession of the property March 1. Harbison said Los Antojitos will reopen at 1236 Beck Ave. in about a year with an expanded menu. She wasnâ€™t sure what the almost 20 fulland part-time employees will do in the meantime. â€œWeâ€™re definitely going to try and find our employees employ ment while weâ€™re closed,â€ she said. Satter said FDOT designs proj ects such as the flyover with an eye toward keeping such disruptions minimal. â€œWe try to have the least amount of impact on businesses and homes,â€ he said. While traffic will flow smoother when the flyover is completed, motorists should expect headaches during construction, Brown said. â€œEverybody is going to have to exercise some patience,â€ he said. Photos by P A TTI BL AKE | The News Herald Above, below, Kimber Baker serves lunch to at Los Antojitos.WASH I NG T ON (AP) â€” An Ohio bartender with a history of psychi atric illness was indicted last week on a charge of threatening to murder House Speaker John Boehner, possibly by poi soning his drink, accord ing to records made available Tuesday. A grand jury indict ment filed in U.S. District Court in Ohio on Jan. 7 identified the accused man as Michael R. Hoyt, a resident of Cincinnati. A separate criminal complaint said Hoyt was fired last fall from his job at a country club in West Chester, Ohio, where he served drinks to Boeh ner, who is a member. In a subsequent con versation with a police officer, Hoyt said that before leaving, he â€œdid not have time to put something in John Boeh nerâ€™s drink,â€ according to the complaint. The court paper also said, â€œHoyt told the offi cer he was Jesus Christ and that he was going to kill Boehner because Boehner was mean to him at the country club and because Boehner is responsible for Ebola.â€ According to the crim inal complaint, Hoyt said he had a loaded Beretta .380 automatic pistol and he was going to shoot Boehner. Hoyt volun teered to be taken to a psychiatric hospital and police took his weapon. He currently is being held under a court order for mental evaluation and treatment, and U.S. Cap itol Police and the FBI believe he â€œposes a cur rent and ongoing cred ible threatâ€ to Boehner, the complaint added. The complaint says Hoyt was treated for a previous psychotic epi sode about two years ago. He was prescribed medication â€œwhich he voluntarily stopped tak ingâ€ about six months ago, it added. Ohio man accused of threatening to kill Boehner
Page A4 | The News Herald | Wednesday, January 14, 2015 NATIO N & WORLD WASHINGTON (AP) â€” Two-thirds of Ameri cans support labeling of genetically modified ingredients on food packages, even if they might not read them, according to an Associated PressGfK poll. Fewer Americans say genetically modified ingredients are important in judging whether a food is healthy. About 4 in 10 said the pres ence of such ingredients was very or extremely important. â€œIf they are cheaper and they taste right to me, Iâ€™ll buy it,â€ says Jay Jaffe, of Philadelphia, who strongly supports labeling. Four things to know about Americansâ€™ support for labeling of genetically modified ingredients: Itâ€™s about more than just GMOâ€™s Genetically modified organisms are foods grown from seeds engineered in labs. Jaffe says he has no problem buying GMOs, but he thinks there should be accountability in the food industry. â€œIt should be there and not in small print,â€ he said of GMO labels. â€œPeople should be able to make a choice.â€ Genetically modified seeds are engineered to have certain traits, such as resistance to her bicides or certain plant diseases. Most of the countryâ€™s corn and soybean crop now is geneti cally modified, with much of that becoming animal feed. Modified corn and soybeans also are made into popular processed food ingredients such as corn oil, corn starch, high-fructose corn syrup and soybean oil. Currently, the Food and Drug Administration doesnâ€™t require labeling of genetically modified foods and says those on the market are safe. Con sumer advocates backing labeling say shoppers have a right to know what is in their food, arguing not enough is known about their effects. Few oppose labeling According to the December AP-GfK poll, 66 percent of Americans favor requiring food manufacturers to put labels on products that con tain genetically modified ingredients. Only 7 percent are opposed to the labeling, and 24 percent are neutral. Of those who say it is only moderately impor tant to them if a food contains genetically modified ingredients, 68 percent still favor labeling. And of those who say it isnâ€™t important to them whether a food contains genetically modified ingredients, only 20 percent oppose a labeling requirement. Half of those people are neutral. Support cuts across groups Public support for labeling GMOs was biparti san, with 71 percent of Democrats and 64 percent of Republicans favoring labeling. Among con servative Republicans, more than 6 in 10 favor a labeling requirement. Fifty-six percent of Americans under 30 favor a labeling requirement â€” the lowest of any age group. Among that age group, 8 percent oppose labeling, however, with most of the remainder saying they are neutral. State labeling efforts are mixed Despite the wide public support, many state efforts have faltered as the food industry and seed companies like Monsanto have aggressively fought attempts to force labeling. Ballot initiatives to require labeling were narrowly defeated in Cali fornia, Washington and Oregon in recent years. Vermont became the first state to require labels for genetically modified foods last year, passing a law in May that will take effect in 2016 if it survives legal challenges. Maine and Con necticut passed laws before Vermont, but those measures donâ€™t take effect unless neighboring states follow suit. Americans back labeling of genetically modified foodsGM O O P I N IO N Family of man killed by police chief vows to seek justice ORANGEBURG, S.C. ( AP) â€” Relatives of a black man shot and killed by a white, small-town South Carolina police chief said Tuesday they will continue seeking justice for their loved one after a judge declared a mistrial in the former officerâ€™s murder trial. Jurors deliberated for 12 hours before telling Circuit Judge Edgar Dickson about 2 a.m. Tuesday that they were deadlocked and could not reach a verdict. Former Eutawville Police Chief Richard Combs was charged after shooting Bernard Bailey three times in May 2011. In a statement released by family attorney Carl Grant, relatives said they â€œare not dissuaded from our unswerving pursuit of justice for Bernard Bailey.â€ They added, â€œWe thank those who have sincerely displayed the courage and continued dedication needed to ensure that justice is for all in this case.â€ Prosecutor David Pascoe said he will evaluate his case but plans to try Combs again. â€œIâ€™m going to take a little time, but weâ€™re going forward,â€ Pascoe said. Pascoe said nine jurors voted to convict Combs. â€œWe just had three jurors we couldnâ€™t convince,â€ he said. â€œWeâ€™re disappointed we didnâ€™t get a result, but I think both sides feel that way,â€ said defense attorney Wally Fayssoux, who had argued that Combs shot Bailey in self-defense. The shooting happened as Combs was trying to arrest Bailey on an obstruction of justice warrant that prosecutors contended was trumped up. The defense said the shooting had nothing to do with race and argued Combs fired when caught in the door of Baileyâ€™s moving truck. Throughout the trial, Fayssoux always called Combs â€œchief.â€ â€œThe chief was in an impossible position. He made the only decision he could make,â€ he said. Pascoe called Combs as â€œthe defendant,â€ called his fired bullets â€œkill shotsâ€ and suggested he was a disgrace to other officers. â€œThe system breaks down when you have rogue police officers gunning down unarmed men,â€ Pascoe said. After the mistrial was declared, Pascoe quietly talked to Baileyâ€™s family who did not speak with reporters. Several wiped away tears as they walked out after spending 16 straight hours in the Orangeburg County courthouse. Combs showed little reaction and did not talk to reporters. The jurors faced a choice between murder and voluntary manslaughter. Murder carries 30 years to life in prison without parole. Voluntary manslaughter carries two to 30 years in prison, and would have meant Baileyâ€™s killing was illegal but happened in the heat of the moment. Seven weeks before the shooting, Combs had stopped Baileyâ€™s daughter for a broken taillight. She, in turn, phoned her father to come to the side of the road. Later the chief secured a warrant for obstruction of justice, but waited several weeks to serve it until Bailey came to Town Hall the day before his daughterâ€™s trial. Pascoe asserted Combs wanted to make a display of arresting Bailey. After Combs told Bailey he was being arrested for obstruction, witnesses said Bailey left Combsâ€™ office and went to his truck with Combs following. Pascoe said Combs could have stepped away from the truck but instead stood and fired three shots into Bailey. The prosecutor said the truck was stopped and Bailey was trying to give up. AP Richard Combs, left, the former police chief and sole officer in the small town of Eutawville, S.C., listens in court with his lawyer John Oâ€™Leary, in Orangeburg, S.C., in December. MARKHAM, Ill. (AP) â€” Opening statements began Tuesday in the trial of a suburban Chicago police officer accused of acting recklessly by fatally shooting a 95-year-old World War II veteran with a beanbag gun at close range in an effort to subdue him. Several uniformed officers turned up at the courthouse in south suburban Markham to show their support for Park Forest police officer Craig Taylor, who is charged with felony reckless conduct in the 2013 killing of John Wrana. Taylor, 43, was one of several officers who were dispatched to the assisted living facility where Wrana lived on July 26, 2013, after a staff member reported that Wrana had become combative with emergency workers trying to care for him. According to court documents, when the officers entered his room they saw Wrana holding a long metal object that officers believed was a knife or machete, but was actually a shoe horn. Wrana did pick up a knife and threaten the officers with it, and he refused their orders to drop it. One of the officers fired a stun gun at Wrana but missed. Then when Wrana, still holding the knife, moved toward him, Taylor fired the beanbag gun at him, then paused before firing four more times. All of the shots were fired from no more than 8 feet away, according to prosecutors, who have said the â€œoptimum distanceâ€ of 15 to 60 feet is spelled out in training standards. Prosecutors said Taylor had other options when he was confronted by Wrana, including leaving and talking to him through the open door. They also said Taylor failed to consider what firing the gun at close range might do to the body of a 95-year old man. Wrana, who was struck in the abdomen, died from internal bleeding, according to the Cook County coroner, who ruled his death a homicide. Officer stands trial in beanbag shooting death of veteran, 95 MADISON, Wis. (AP) â€” Wiscon sin Gov. Scott Walker, who is eyeing a presidential run, said in his State of the State speech Tuesday that his home state can be a leader in making government more efficient and better-working, while giving few details about plans for solv ing a looming budget shortfall that could sidetrack or delay his tax cut promises. The speech comes amid grow ing speculation about whether Walker will enter what is expected to be a crowded field of Republican candidates for president. Walker used his State of the State to con trast what he says is success in Wisconsin versus dysfunction in Washington, while also defending his first gubernatorial term. He pointed out that unemployment is lower now than when he took office, while taxes have been cut by $2 billion. â€œSome in Washington believe government should play a growing role in our lives and rarely ques tion its expense,â€ Walker said. â€œOthers have such disdain for gov ernment that they attempt to keep it from working at all. Instead, we have a chance to lead here in Wisconsin.â€ Walker is proposing merging two agencies charged with eco nomic development into one and combining several agencies that oversee financial institutions and professional services. He also dipped into foreign affairs, calling on Republicans and Democrats to stand together to denounce terrorist attacks such as the ones in France that included shootings at the newspaper Char lie Hebdo. â€œWe need to proclaim that an attack against freedom-loving peo ple anywhere is an attack against us all,â€ Walker said. â€œAnd we will not allow it.â€ Walker, who said heâ€™s seriously considering a presidential run, recently hired a veteran national political consultant and heâ€™s scheduled to join other potential GOP hopefuls at a conservative event in Iowa later this month. Walkerâ€™s potential run got a bit easier on Monday with news that his friend and fellow Wisconsin ite U.S. Rep. Paul Ryan, the 2012 vice presidential nominee, was not going to seek the presidency in 2016. But others are taking bolder steps. Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush announced that he would be launching a fundraising opera tion and former GOP nominee Mitt Romney has been telling support ers he is seriously considering running. Democrats say that Walkerâ€™s presidential consideration is dis tracting him from problems back home, but Walker argues that if things arenâ€™t going well in Wiscon sin, heâ€™ll have no shot at the White House. Walker used his speech to call on the Wisconsin Legislature to pass a school accountability bill. Republicans have introduced con tradictory proposals in the Senate and Assembly, one of which would force failing public schools to turn into independent charters while the other would not. Walker also said he wanted to make sure that no school be required to use Common Core academic standards. Schools are not currently required to adopt the standards, although most have because statewide tests are based on them. The biggest immediate prob lem for Walker is the looming $2.2 billion budget shortfall. Walker promised in his re-elec tion campaign, and has repeated since, that he will lower property taxes in the next budget. But heâ€™s backed off talk of lowering others, like income taxes, and heâ€™s given few details about what heâ€™s going to do to balance the budget. In his speech, Walker only promised to make property taxes lower in four years than they are now. Walker balanced an almost $3 billion budget shortfall in 2011, in part by effectively ending col lective bargaining for most public workers and forcing them to pay more for their pension and health care benefits. Walker: Wisconsin can be model of government efficiency GOV. SCOTT WALKER
Wednesday, January 14, 2015 | The News Herald | Page A5 Business Nasdaq diary A P NYSE diary Market watch Jan. 13, 2015 Advanced: 1,478 Declined: 1,653 Unchanged: 109 1,321 Advanced: 1,389 Declined: 139 Unchanged: 4.0 b Volume: Volume: 2.1 b Russell 2000 Standard & Poorâ€™s 500 Nasdaq composite Dow Jones industrials MAR K ET B R IE F 011315 : Cha r t s ho ws dai l y mark e t f igur e s f o r Do w , S&P, R u s s el l 200 0 an d Nasda q , alon g w ith N YSE an d Nasda q diar y ; s t and alon e ; 1 c x 4 in c h e s; ETA 5:30 p.m. E di t orâ€™ s No t e : It is manda t ory t o in c lude all s our c e s t ha t a cc ompan y t hi s graphi c when repurpo s ing or edi t ing i t f or publi c a t io n 1,180.64 0.54 17,613.68 4,661.50 -3.21 2,023.03 -5.23 -27.16 â€œAnd you of the tender years Canâ€™t know the fears that your elders grew by.â€ â€œTeach Your Childrenâ€ by Crosby, Stills and Nash The Dust Bowl and the Great Depression surrounded my uncleâ€™s early years and he never forgot those difficult times. He served in the Navy, survived the attack on Pearl Harbor, and married and started a family just after VE Day. The economic climate continued to improve after the war, and his children were raised in the boom years of plenty. Smart enough to understand that his kids could never relate to his Depression-era childhood, he devised simple methods for their economic education. Necessities, like food, clothes and school supplies were provided, but if the kids wanted something beyond that, they had to negotiate their services for pay. When my cousins would go to their dad and ask for an opportunity to make money, my uncle would smile and say, â€œOK, letâ€™s bargain.â€ Then he and his child would discuss in detail what job could be done to earn extra money, what the payment would be, and how the task should be accomplished. After its completion, a careful inspection always ensued before payment was rendered. My cousins understood the concept of working for money and doing a good job long before any of the other children in my family. When they accepted jobs as part-time teen employees, my cousins were prepared for job interviews, knew how to get along with their bosses, and expected their work to be evaluated. They knew how to assess the value of their own services, and how to determine if they deserved a raise; even how to ask for one. Periodically my uncle would bring the kids into his home office and enlist their assistance in monthly bill paying. Each child would be asked to ascertain one bill amount, fill out a check, and address and stamp the envelope. Sometimes they would discuss the family budget, and how much money was allocated for various monthly services. My uncle would even ask the kidsâ€™ advice on vacation planning and budgeting. So when the family would travel, the kids knew how much a particular hotel room cost. Soon the kids were chiming in about whether the family should spend their allotted vacation dollars on an upscale dining experience, eat fast food, or make sandwiches in the hotel room. He never lectured about walking six miles each way to school through a dust storm (itâ€™s a snow storm for us from the Midwest). But in a calculated and gentle way, my uncle taught my cousins important homespun economic lessons. Once, money management wasnâ€™t widely discussed with children. Now, smart parents are starting financial literacy and economic empowerment within the family unit at an early age. Margaret R. McDowell, ChFC, AIF, a syndicated econom ic columnist, is the founder of Arbor Wealth Management, LLC, (850-608-6121~www.arborwealth.net), a â€œFee-Onlyâ€ Registered Investment Advisory Firm located near Sandestin, FL. This column should not be considered personalized invest ment advice and provides no assurance that any specific strategy or investment will be suitable or profitable for an investor. Walking 6 miles through snow to school Margaret R. McDowell Arbor Outlook NEW YORK (AP) â€” As oilâ€™s long slide continued, the Energy Department forecast Tuesday that production from U.S. shale opera tors will begin to tail off in the sec ond half of the year. The decline would mark the first such drop in what has been a six-year boom in U.S. onshore crude production. The price of oil fell Tuesday, dipping briefly under $45, before ending down 18 cents to $45.89 a barrel. Thatâ€™s the lowest since the spring of 2009, and a drop of 58 percent over the past six months. Oil fell after the energy minister for the United Arab Emirates, a member of OPEC, suggested that the cartel will not lower produc tion to reduce global supplies in an effort to reverse falling prices. Brent crude, an international benchmark used to price oil used by many U.S. refineries, fell 84 cents to close at $46.59 a barrel in London. Low crude prices are leading to significant savings for buyers of diesel, gasoline, jet fuel and heat ing oil. Typical U.S. households will spend $750 less on gasoline this year than in 2014, because the average gasoline price will fall to $2.33 per gallon, from $3.36 last year, the Energy Department also forecast Tuesday. The national average stood at $2.12 a gallon Tuesday, according to AAA, the lowest in nearly six years. The forecast was part of a monthly outlook released by the Energy Departmentâ€™s Energy Information Administration. It was EIAâ€™s first outlook to include forecasts for 2016. Onshore fields in North Dakota, Texas and elsewhere have driven the enormous increase in U.S. crude oil production over the past 6 years. That rise, combined with more supplies from Iraq, Canada and elsewhere, is the main factor pulling down global oil prices. But those lower prices have already begun to force drillers to delay or cancel plans for new exploration, and the EIA expects a slip in onshore production in the second half of this year. Production from those fields is expected to peak at 7.4 million barrels per day in May, and fall to 7.2 million barrels per day by December. â€œMany oil companies have cut back on their exploration drill ing in response to falling crude prices,â€ EIA Administrator Adam Sieminski said in a statement. For the year, average U.S. production, including output from Alaska and the Gulf of Mexico, is still expected to rise, but by the slowest rate in four years. If oil prices rise as expected in 2016, onshore oil production should climb again, and reach 9.5 mil lion barrels per day, the second highest ever, after 1970â€™s record 9.6 million barrels. But the EIA says it is a par ticularly tough time to predict future prices, especially in dis tant months. The market signals that the agency uses to forecast prices are all over the place, and that uncertainty limits its ability to predict production levels. EIA forecasts that the aver age global price of crude will be $58 in 2015, and rise to $75 next year as demand for oil increases and global supply growth slows. But to illustrate the uncertainty in the market, it said December oil prices could range between $28 and $112 per barrel. â€œPerhaps issuing projections is a foolâ€™s game,â€ said Howard Gruenspecht, EIAâ€™s deputy administrator, in a conference call with reporters. From staff reports PANAMA CITY BEACH Chamber to kick off 2015 IdeaCamps Registration now is open for the Panama City Beach Chamber of Commerceâ€™s first IdeaCamp of 2015. The event will take place Jan. 29 at The Pour in Panama City Beach, the new coffee shop at The Ark, from 5:30 p.m. until 7:30 p.m. The chamberâ€™s IdeaCamp will take on a different structure for the new year, featuring a keynote speaker, a small group discussion, followed by a discussion with the entire group. The keynote speaker for the upcoming IdeaCamp will be Kevin Elliot, who will speak on goal setting and how reflection on the past can help you move forward. As always, the event also will provide plenty of opportunities to network with fellow business leaders in the community. IdeaCamp is free for Beach Chamber members and $20 for non-members. Those interested in attending can register by emailing Chamber President Lance Allison at Lance@pcbeach.or g or by calling the chamber at 850-235-1159. Business FOCUS U.S. $1.00 = Canadian $1.1955 U.S. $1.00 = Mexican peso 14.610 U.S. $1.00 = 0.8488 U.S. $1.00 = 0.6596 Foreign exchange (as of 5 p.m. CST) 1230.90 17.09 1235.00 -2.50 +0.48 +1.00 Precious metals (New York spot price) Gold Silver Platinum Government predicts shale slowdown as oil falls Typical U.S. households will spend $750 less on gasoline this year than in 2014, because the average gasoline price will fall to $2.33 per gallon, from $3.36 last year, the Energy Department also forecast Tuesday. AP A 7.5-ounce can of Coca-cola, left, is posed Monday next to a 12-ounce can for comparison in Philadelphia. NEW YORK (AP) â€” Americans want to cut back on soda, and theyâ€™re willing to pay more to do it. With people drinking less soda amid health concerns, Coke and Pepsi are push ing smaller cans and bottles that contain fewer calories and, they say, induce less guilt. That all comes at a price: Those cute little cans can cost more than twice as much per ounce. The shift means 7.5-ounce â€œmini-cansâ€ and 8-ounce and 8.5-ounce glass and alu minum bottles are taking up more space on supermarket shelves. The cans and bottles have been around for a few years, but Coke and Pepsi are making them more widely available and marketing them more aggressively. As part of its â€œShare-a-Cokeâ€ campaign that printed popular names on cans and bottles last year, for instance, Coke says it distributed a million mini-cans. The focus on pushing smaller pack ages signals a shift from the past couple of decades, when beverage makers measured success by the sheer volume of soda they sold. Yet soda consumption has declined persistently in recent years, with public health officials blaming it for making people fat and calling for special taxes and even warning labels on cans. Soda hit its peak in 1998, when Ameri cans on average drank the equivalent of 576 cans of it a year, according to data from the industry tracker Beverage Digest. That figure was down to about 450 cans a year in 2013. Instead of fighting what seems to be a losing battle, Coke and Pepsi are pushing smaller cans and bottles that give their prod ucts a sense of newness among the grow ing proliferation of beverage choices. The companies also say the tiny sizes cater to peopleâ€™s desire for more modest servings. â€œCoca-Cola is so delicious, but itâ€™s like sun tanning or cigarettes â€” theyâ€™re these wonderful things that we now know are horrible for us,â€ said Lauren Utvich, a 31-year-old food stylist in New York, who bought the Coke mini-cans when she first spotted them. Utvich doesnâ€™t normally drink soda, but she likes that the mini-cans turn Coke into a relatively guiltless treat. But thatâ€™s not the only reason she bought them. â€œLetâ€™s be honest. I like them because theyâ€™re freaking adorable,â€ said Utvich, who didnâ€™t pay atten tion to how much they cost. During a presentation in November, Cokeâ€™s North American president Sandy Douglas said the health and wellness trend has set up â€œa tremendous opportunity for the Coca-Cola brand with our smaller packages.â€ He noted a regular 12-ounce can of Coke on average sells for 31 cents. By compari son, a 7.5-ounce mini-can sells for 40 cents. That translates to 2.6 cents-per-ounce for a regular can, versus 5.3 cents-per ounce for the mini version. Coca-Cola said that while it might be selling less soda, smaller packs are pushing up revenue. Sales of Cokeâ€™s smaller sizes â€” which include a 1.25-liter bottle as an alternative to the 2-liter bottle â€” were up 9 percent last year through October, accord ing to the presentation by Douglas. By com parison, sales of its 12-ounce cans and 2-liter bottles edged up 0.1 percent. That doesnâ€™t mean Coke and Pepsi are abandoning their more generous servings, which still dominate the industry. And itâ€™s not clear how big the appetite for the newer cans and bottles can grow over time. In 2013, mini-cans accounted for 1.1 percent of sales volume in supermarkets, according to Beverage Digest. But they accounted for 2.4 percent of sales dollars, more than dou ble their volume share. Bonnie Herzog, a Wells Fargo beverage industry analyst, said the smaller options are part of how Coke is repositioning itself amid changing habits around soda. She noted the company also is pushing Coke Life, a reduced-calorie drink sweetened with a mix of sugar and stevia. â€œItâ€™s responsible and itâ€™s realistic,â€ Her zog said, noting the smaller sizes are mar keted as â€œmoments of pleasureâ€ people donâ€™t have to give up. 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Source: Matt Wegner, Financial Advisor, The Edward Jones Co., Panama City 769-1278 Darden Rest Gen. Dynamics Hanger Group Hancock Hldg Home Bancshares ITT St. Joe KBR L-3 Comms Hldgs Oceaneering Int. Regions Fin. Sallie Mae Southern Co. SunTrust Rock-Tenn Co. Ingersoll-Rand Engility Holdings Stocks of local interest
Page A6 | The News Herald | Wednesday, January 14, 2015 Viewpoints Tim Thompson, Publisher Mike Cazalas, Editor S. Brady Calhoun, Editorial Page Editor 747-5075 | @sbradycalhoun email@example.com T he greatest thing about the Internet is that anyone anywhere can say whatever they want, usually without fear of legal â€” or lethal â€” reprisal. The worst thing about the Internet is that anyone, anywhere, including terrorists, extortionists, racists, pedophiles, misogynists, vapid celebrities, bullies, liars, fabulists, hacks and politicians can say whatever they want usually without fear of legal â€”or lethal â€”reprisal. The initial response to the terrorist attacks in France on the satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo was one of almost universal solidarity with the people and their families who were senselessly killed in a cowardly attempt to stifle free speech. That solidarity included a march on Sunday that included 3.7 million people and numerous world leaders â€” although no one of note from the U.S. Many of them held up pens and carried signs with the phrase, â€œJe suis Charlie,â€ or â€œI am Charlie.â€ Unfortunately, at times like these, universal solidarity isnâ€™t enough for some. You will recognize some of these second, third and fourth responses from previous tragedies. One of them is the tuttutting of â€œOther fanatical groups besides Muslimsâ€ who engage in violence. Another is that Western countries often use brutal tactics while at war. Another, tries to â€œexplainâ€ what the victims did that were so â€œoffensive.â€ In this case some argue that Charlie Hebdo delighted in its caricatures of Muslims but limited its attacks on Jews. Also, according to these new scholars on French culture, the magazine was frequently racist. Even if that were true, and weâ€™re not convinced that it is, it is irrelevant to the current situation. No drawing, no matter how offensive, is so out of bounds that its author should be killed, imprisoned or tortured over it. Letâ€™s all agree that the real red line that should be drawn here is the one between those who resort to violence when they are offended and those who always choose to counter speech they dispute with more (non-violent) speech. One point that we do find valid is that terrorists are far from the only ones who use violence and the threat of violence and imprisonment to silence their critics. Gawkerâ€™s Andy Cush noted the various heads of state who claimed to stand behind freedom of the press after the attacks but who are, in reality, often at war with the media in their own countries. The list includes U.K. Prime Minister David Cameron, who forced newspaper employees to destroy their hard drives after the Edward Snowden leaks, Irish officials who still say that blasphemy is a criminal offense, and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu who is accused by reporters without borders of â€œdeliberate targetingâ€ of news professionals with arrest and intimidation during the 2014 Gaza conflict. The list also includes Russia, Greece, Saudi Arabia, Jordan, Egypt and plenty of others. And, despite this nationâ€™s long history of free speech, there are numerous cases of various factions of the U.S. government attempting to intimidate and stifle reporters. Just Monday it was announced that James Risen, a New York Times reporter, will not be called to testify at a leak trial. The move ends a seven-year legal fight over whether he could be forced to identify confidential sources. Finally, in our view Cameron and the heads of the FBI and the Department of Justice should make the list of free speech enemies twice. If he is re-elected, the prime minister promises a â€œcomprehensive piece of legislationâ€ to allegedly prevent users from sending encrypted cell phone messages. You also might recall that during the past several months Attorney General Eric H. Holder Jr., FBI Director James B. Comey and John J. Escalante, chief of detectives for Chicagoâ€™s police department have been arguing that Apple, Google and other cell phone manufacturers should not put top notch privacy controls on their devices just in case federal agents need to snoop on someoneâ€™s phone. The claim made by government officials is that if the public will just give up a little bit more of their right to privacy, we will all be kept safe from terrorism, crime and other problems. As we wrote in October, the governmentâ€™s position on this issue is like arguing homeowners should leave their doors unlocked just in case police officers ever need to rush in and stop a crime. Unfortunately, when you hand any government a gun you can never be certain where, or at whom, they will aim. LETTERS POLICY: Provide a daytime telephone number and home address for verication purposes. Letters may be edited for space, consistency and clarity. Please limit to 750 words. Send mail to Editor, P.O. Box 1940, Panama City, FL 32402; or email to firstname.lastname@example.org 49 FORUM Should gas taxes be raised to pay for infrastructure improvements? WEEKLY QUESTION Last questionâ€™s results 43% No 40 votes 57% Y es 54 votes To respond, visit www.newsherald.com Should private walkovers be banned on PCB? R ICK M C K EE | The Augusta Chronicle The road to civilization S igmund Freud said the founder of civilization was the first person who hurled an insult instead of a rock. He was almost right. The true founder was the first person to respond to an insult with an insult of his own. Some modern-day people have yet to reach the stage achieved by some of our ancient forebears. Muslims who treat offensive depictions of the prophet Muhammad as grounds for execution are the most conspicuous examples of that tragic failure to evolve. In the 21st century, it is a true shock to be reminded that anyone could regard a cartoon as a legitimate cause to slaughter human beings. All of us have been confronted with pronouncements and images we find despicable or unspeakable. But we have overcome the childish impulse to use violence to punish or silence the offender. We in Western societies almost always defer to the wisdom of Supreme Court Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr., who said the basis of the First Amendment is â€œnot free thought for those who agree with us but freedom for the thought that we hate.â€ That sentiment is so familiar to American ears that itâ€™s easy to forget how truly revolutionary it is, and how recently it became generally accepted. It was just half a century ago that Americans were beaten and murdered in some places for doing nothing more than publicly advocating black equality. It was only a century ago that hundreds of people were prosecuted for opposing U.S participation in World War I. Socialist leader Eugene Debs was sentenced to 10 years in prison for telling an audience, â€œYou need to know that you are fit for something better than slavery and cannon fodder.â€ Someone was executed in Spain for religious heresy at the behest of the Roman Catholic Church in 1826. In having adherents who believe they have a duty to stamp out intolerable ideas by any means necessary, Islam is no different from many religions as they have been practiced at some point in history â€” or from many political movements the world has seen. It is unusual only because it still has a significant number of such followers today, acting on their convictions. They are a tiny minority of the worldâ€™s Muslims, though. A 2013 Pew Research survey found, â€œHalf or more of Muslims in most countries surveyed say that suicide bombing and other acts of violence that target civilians can never be justified in the name of Islamâ€ â€” with support for such tactics declining in recent years. The number actually committing such crimes is a tiny share of the worldâ€™s 1.6 billion Muslims. Any support for terrorism is too much, and atrocities like the attack on Charlie Hebdo in Paris implicate some interpretations of Islam. But we should avoid the smug assumption that we are blameless or that religion plays no role in our errors. White American Christians are especially inclined to favor the use of torture against suspected terrorists. Does that mean there is something inherently savage in the teachings of Jesus? Does it mean Christianity is incapable of embracing peace and tolerance? The process of civilizing humanity is a long, slow ordeal that includes occasional reversals, and we are further along than many Muslim societies. Westerners are hardly perfect, but we can take immense pride in making the sanctity of individual conscience a centerpiece of our lives. The war against Islamist extremism is a war between the ideals of free thought and the urge to enforce uniform beliefs at the point of a gun. What most Westerners long ago realized is something Muslim extremists have not: In the battle of ideas, reason is the only weapon. For any cause to resort to murder and persecution against those who disagree is an admission of failure. A system of beliefs that cannot rely on persuasion to win over doubters is a weak and defective one. As the English Puritan poet John Milton said of truth, â€œLet her and Falsehood grapple; who ever knew Truth put to the worse in a free and open encounter?â€ He wrote that in 1644, a long time before most Christians or most English came to truly practice what he preached. The modern groups that have yet to arrive at that wisdom will probably get there eventually. It canâ€™t happen soon enough. Steve Chapman is a member of the Chicago Tribune editorial board and a columnist with Creators Syndicate. This concerns the decision made sometime earlier this summer to stop performing civil wedding ceremonies in the Clerk of the Circuit Court for â€œbudgetary reasons.â€ I hope for the sake of current and future folks, gay, lesbian as well as straight, you will find the resources and/or the will to change this policy. I used to live in Panama City and still have family and friends there that mean a great deal to me. I went to junior high, high school and Gulf Coast Community College there and have wonderful memories of my time growing up in this great community. Yet, I needed to continue my education elsewhere. In addition, I felt I needed to move where I could be who I was. Who I am. Unfortunately, I didnâ€™t believe that was possible in Panama City in 1983. If I still lived there on Jan. 6, 2015, I would have had to travel to Pensacola to have a civil marriage ceremony. Instead, I traveled 4 miles to my local courthouse and obtained a marriage license and civil ceremony with my partner of 32 years with the professionalism and genuine support of the employees of the Hillsborough County Clerk of the Circuit Court. They couldnâ€™t have been happier for us or more respectful of our union. I can only hope that your citizens who wish to marry in Panama City can do so in the very place they obtain their marriage license. I do not see how â€œbudgetary reasonsâ€ are a reasonable excuse since Pasco County found a way around their initial objections by bringing in public notaries and a judge who volunteered. Ultimately, if the Clerk of the Circuit Court in Panama City has the will, they will find a way to represent all of their citizens. I am hopeful that fairness wins out. C AROLYN B ARNES Plant City Christians wonâ€™t change The fall of the Berlin Wall was the culmination of a great wave of freedom from tyranny launched, in a large part, by Ronald Reagan, and comparing that event to the legalization of same-sex marriage (Jan. 7 â€œOur View: Checks, balances and gay marriageâ€) is foolish. In the view of most Christians, the decision of whether samesex relationships are morally repugnant is a personal one, but many Christians view it as sin and they will not give their approval. It appears to many Christians that society has taken the view that if you just bully Christianity enough, it will find a way to change its view of homosexuality, and all will be well. After all, some Christians today are fine with sexual revolution innovations, such as abortion and easy divorce. Unfortunately, Bible-based Christianity has become impolitic in the eyes of many, but from the start, Christians embodied a different way of life. From the start, they understood that sex in marriage is a gift from God, and that sexual perversion does great harm to a society: just look at the Roman Empire. From the start, Christians understood the naturalness of sex between a male and female in marriage. During its 2,000 years of existence, Christianity has been surprisingly consistent in holding the line on what our faith views as fundamental precepts of Christian ethics, some of which make same-sex marriage an impossibility. Today, many gay-marriage proponents donâ€™t just want a live-and-let-live relationship with Christianity, they want to force Christianity to affirm same-sex marriage. They do this, I think, because they believe very strongly in the rights of gays to marry, but also largely because they think that it will only take moderate prodding to get Christianity to cave in. History and Christianityâ€™s own selfunderstanding suggest, however, that such an outcome is not in the cards. In short, each person has to decide what they believe is right, but asking those that believe samesex marriage is a sin to condone such unions is nothing but wrong. SH EILA B ROCK Milton Local marriage decision should change Steve Chapman Terrorists are not the only enemies of free speech Our V IEW
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Fo r Mo re In for ma ti on , ca ll or ema il : AC T NO W! www .F ar Ho ri zo ns Tr ave l.c om Li mi te d Se at in g: RS VP 27 70430 or Ph yl li s@ Fa rT ra ve l. ne t 4519790 30 8 Ha rr is on Av en ue Do wn to wn Pa na ma Ci ty 85 0. 76 3. 84 83 50 % OF F ST OR EW ID E Sp or ts we ar Sho es Je an s Je we lr y Ba gs Ch ri st ma s Bl ou se s Fo rm al s Court ruling could free Egyptâ€™s Mubarak from custody CAIRO (AP) â€” Egyptian authorities have exhausted all legal grounds to keep deposed President Hosni Mubarak in detention after an appeals court Tuesday ordered his retrial in a corruption case, officials said. The corruption case was the only one keeping the 86-year-old Mubarak behind bars. The autocratic former president already has been cleared over the killings of protesters during Egyptâ€™s 2011 uprising that toppled him. Tuesdayâ€™s ruling by the Appeals Court â€” a top tribunal based in Cairo â€” overturned a verdict last May that sentenced Mubarak to three yearsâ€™ imprisonment and his two sons, Alaa and Gamal, to four years in prison each. Four other defendants in the case were acquitted. Mubarakâ€™s lawyers had appealed that verdict. Although the ruling paved the way for Mubarakâ€™s imminent release, there was no explicit statement from the authorities that he would leave as a free man from the Cairo hospital where he has been held. There also were conflicting statements by officials on whether the release would take place. An official at the chief prosecutorâ€™s office said â€œpaperwork was being processedâ€ for Mubarakâ€™s release. The official declined to speculate if and when that could happen. However, an unnamed security official told the state-run MENA news agency that Mubarak will remain in detention since the Appeals Court ruling didnâ€™t include a release order. â€œThe ruling of the Appeals Court didnâ€™t include the release and it is in the hands of the general prosecution or the new court handling the case,â€ MENA quoted the official as saying. The apparent confusion over the release stems from discrepancies in calculating the time Mubarak spent in pre-trial detention and on legal technicalities related to his status â€” whether he was in detention over corruption charges or not â€” when he was referred to court. Since his detention in April 2011, Mubarak has spent most of his time in custody in a military hospital in the Cairo suburb of Maadi. According to two senior security officials, Mubarak, even if released, would remain in the same hospital for security reasons. All officials spoke on condition of anonymity. COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) â€” Pope Francis brought calls for reconciliation and justice to Sri Lanka on Tuesday as he began a weeklong Asian tour, saying the island nation canâ€™t fully heal from a quarter-century of brutal civil war without pursuing the truth about abuses that were committed. The 78-year-old pope arrived in Colombo after an overnight flight from Rome and immediately spent almost two hours under a scorching sun greeting dignitaries and well-wishers along the 18-mile route into town. The effects were immediate: A weary and delayed Francis skipped a lunchtime meeting with Sri Lankaâ€™s bishops to rest before completing the rest of his grueling day. â€œThe health of the pope is good,â€ the Vatican spokesman, the Rev. Federico Lombardi, assured late Tuesday. â€œHe was a little tired after the 28 kilometers under the sun, but now he has again his strength.â€ Francis is the first pope to visit Sri Lanka since the government crushed a 25-year civil war by ethnic Tamil rebels demanding an independent Tamil nation because of perceived discrimination by governments dominated by the Sinhalese majority. U.N. estimates say 80,000 to 100,000 people were killed during the war, which ended in 2009; other reports suggest the toll could be much higher. With 40 costumed elephants lining the airport road behind him and a 21-cannon salute booming over the tarmac, Francis said that finding true peace after so much bloodshed â€œcan only be done by overcoming evil with good, and by cultivating those virtues which foster reconciliation, solidarity and peace.â€ He didnâ€™t specifically mention Sri Lankaâ€™s refusal to cooperate with a U.N. investigation into alleged war crimes committed in the final months of the war. But he said, â€œThe process of healing also needs to include the pursuit of truth, not for the sake of opening old wounds, but rather as a necessary means of promoting justice, healing and unity.â€ A 2011 U.N. report said up to 40,000 Tamil civilians might have been killed in the last months of the civil war, and accused both sides of serious human rights violations. It said the government was suspected of deliberately shelling civilians and hospitals and preventing food and medicine from getting to civilians trapped in the war zone. The Tamil Tiger rebels were accused of recruiting child soldiers and holding civilians as human shields and firing from among them. A few months after the U.N. report was released, the government of longtime President Mahinda Rajapaksa released its own Lessons Learnt and Reconciliation Commission findings, which concluded that Sri Lankaâ€™s military didnâ€™t intentionally target civilians at the end of the war and that the rebels routinely violated international humanitarian law. Pope backs search for wartime truth in Sri Lanka AP Pope Francis waves to people waiting on a road to welcome him Tuesday on the outskirts of Colombo, Sri Lanka. Pope Francis arrived in Sri Lanka on Tuesday at the start of a weeklong Asian tour saying the island nation canâ€™t fully heal from a quarter-century of ethnic civil war without pursuing truth for the injustices committed. Divers retrieve second black box from AirAsia jet PANGKALAN BUN, Indonesia (AP) â€” Divers retrieved the crashed AirAsia planeâ€™s second black box from the bottom of the Java Sea on Tuesday, giving experts essential tools to piece together what brought down Flight 8501. The cockpit voice recorder was freed from beneath heavy wreckage at a depth of about 100 feet, a day after the flight data recorder was recovered, said Tonny Budiono, sea navigation director at the Transportation Ministry. â€œThank God,â€ he said. â€œThis is good news for investigators to reveal the cause of the plane crash.â€ The device will be flown to the capital, Jakarta, to be analyzed with the other black box, a process that could take up to two weeks. Since it records in a twohour loop, all discussions between the captain and copilot should be available. The plane disappeared from radar less than halfway into a two-hour flight from Surabaya, Indonesia, to Singapore on Dec. 28. It was carrying 162 people, but only 48 bodies have been recovered. The retrieval of the second black box is the latest boost in the slowmoving hunt in the shallow, murky stretch of ocean. During the weekend, the tail of the Airbus A320 was recovered. The black boxes are normally inside the tail, but were missing when the wreckage was pulled to the surface. The devices were located after three Indonesian ships detected strong â€œpingsâ€ being emitted from their beacons. Powerful currents, large waves and blinding silt have hindered diversâ€™ efforts throughout the search, but they took advantage of calmer early morning conditions on Monday and Tuesday to recover the instruments. AP Head of Indonesian National Transportation Safety Committee Tatang Kurniadi shows the newly recovered Cockpit Voice Recorder on Tuesday from the ill-fated AirAsia Flight 8501.
Food B Section Facebook.com/ panamacitynewsherald Twitter: @The_News_Herald www.newsherald.com PANAMA CITY NEWS HERALD WEDNESDAY January 14, 2015 By JAN WADDY 747-5072 | @JanWaddy1 email@example.com Sometimes itâ€™s not just a new recipe that inspires cooks, but a new culture. When I stopped by Emerald Coast Olive Oil in Pier Park on Jan. 2, Wendy Lechner was still ensuring good luck with a recipe for Indian Black-Eyed Peas. She was so excited about the flavors, she offered me a bite of the salad â€” and then I was excited, too. â€œI got everything I needed for the recipe at Indo-Pak,â€ said Wendy, a food historian who co-owns Emerald Coast Olive Oil with her sister, Lorraine Lechner. Wendy admitted she had to cut down the spice after the first time she made the recipe, but experimenting with different flavors is nothing new for her. For seven years, she and her sister ran a cooking school on the island of St. Kitts in the Caribbean, using a mix of Arawakian ingredients, African cooking and European recipes that had been blended through generations. But Wendy, who later wrote â€œCaribbean Cooks! Simply Delicious Recipes of the West Indies,â€ was more recently inspired by the mix of cultures at Indo-Pak International Food Store, 1504 W. 15th St., Panama City. â€œThe owner was simmering something in a pot, and people from all different cultures were swapping recipes,â€ she recalled. â€œWhere else are you going to find that here?â€ Indo-Pak carries a variety of Turkish, Iranian, Indian, Pakistani, Middle Eastern, Jamaican, Arabic and Mexican foods, from fresh vegetables to dried lentils and rice, including Basmati for diabetics, spices, oils, sauces, frozen foods and halal meat, blood-drained. Owner Malik Awan picks up fresh produce every two weeks from Miami, with the next shipment arriving Jan. 21. Wendy makes sure to stop by for jackfruit. â€œJackfruit doesnâ€™t have much flavor, but you can make vegetarian barbecue â€˜porkâ€™ with it. Itâ€™s sort of stringy and absorbs flavors. Iâ€™m not a vegetarian, but I have lots of friends who are,â€ she said. Other days, she is lucky enough to find Malikâ€™s daughter, Tayyaba, preparing a dish, such as Chicken Biryani in Indo-Pakâ€™s kitchen. â€œWe have a kitchen for us here. When people see and smell it, they have to eat,â€ said Malik, who is happy to share. â€œWe want people to eat healthy.â€ A recent shopping trip led Wendy to pick up ingredients for Indian Black-Eyed Peas and Spinach and Paneer Curry, recipes she found in an old Indian cookbook, â€œWhatâ€™s Cooking Indianâ€ by Shehzad Husain, she had purchased at Goodwill. â€œI changed the quantities of some ingredients because they called for lots of oil and way too many chilies. I made them healthier and more in line with my American palate instead of smokinâ€™ hot,â€ Wendy admitted. â€œThat paneer is amazing. Itâ€™s like a block of unflavored cheese so you can â€˜flavorâ€™ it any way you want, and it fries and browns beautifully.â€ Indo-Pak also sells cheese from France, Bulgaria, Turkey and Egypt, as well as whole milk yogurt and yogurt drinks. â€œWe eat mostly Indian-Pakistani dishes,â€ Malik said. â€œMy kids eat everything.â€ Originally from Pakistan, the family opened Indo-Pak about four years ago, not long after coming to the U.S. Malikâ€™s son, Faisal, showed me three freezers with lamb, organic chicken, turkey, tilapia, goat feet, cow feet and oxtail. â€œJamaicans like oxtail and goat meat. A lot of Americans come and buy lamb and goat from us, veal â€” young, 6 months to 8 months. That makes a good steak, very delicious, and they get spices and make kebabs,â€ said Malik, who added, â€œMeat and vegetables cooked in their own liquid have better taste.â€ He held up a bag of Moong whole beans: â€œThese lentils have a lot of fiber. Bring to a boil, and when sizzling, add a little pepper and eat. Masoor dal, a red split lentil â€” you can make soup with this.â€ Malik travels to Atlanta, Tallahassee and Orlando to pick up food deliveries and shop. After 16-hour days, he turns to a little natural relief for aching muscles. â€œBoil real good milk, add half teaspoon of turmeric and honey,â€ he said. â€œDrink it and sleep like a baby.â€ Indian Black-Eyed Peas 1 cup dry or 2 cups fresh or canned black-eyed peas 1 tablespoon vegetable or olive oil 2 medium onions, thinly sliced vertically 1 teaspoon grated ginger root 1 teaspoon minced garlic teaspoon cayenne pepper 1 teaspoon salt, or to taste 1 teaspoon ground coriander 1 teaspoon ground cumin 2/3 cup water Very finely sliced green chili (optional) Fresh cilantro (optional) 1 tablespoon lemon juice Rinse and soak the dried peas overnight. The next day, place the peas (either soaked or fresh) in a pot of water and simmer 20-30 minutes. If using canned peas, just drain and rinse. Heat the oil in a skillet and add the onions. Saut until golden brown, 5 minutes. Add the ginger, garlic, cayenne, salt, coriander and cumin. Saut 4 minutes. Add the water to the pan and cover. Cook until the water has evaporated, about 5 minutes. Remove the onion mixture from the heat and add the peas. Place in a serving bowl and top with the green chilies, cilantro and lemon juice. This dish can be served hot or at room temperature. Source: Wendy Lechner, Emerald Coast Olive Oil; adapted from â€œWhatâ€™s Cooking Indianâ€ by Shehzad Husain, 1998 Spinach and Paneer Curry Paneer is like solid cottage cheese and is a great protein source. 1 cup vegetable oil (for frying) + 2 tablespoons (for stir frying) 7 oz. paneer, cut in inch cubes 3 tomatoes, sliced 1 teaspoon ground cumin teaspoon chili powder (cayenne) 1 teaspoon salt 14 oz. fresh spinach 1 thinly sliced green chili (optional) Heat the oil in a medium pot. Add the paneer and fry, stirring occasionally until golden brown. Drain on a paper towel. In a large skillet, add 2 tablespoons oil and the tomatoes, stir-frying for about 5 minutes. Add the cumin, chili powder and salt; mix well. Add the spinach and stir-fry over low heat for 4-6 minutes until softened but not mushy. Transfer to a serving dish and top with the green chilies. This is great with plain rice. Source: Wendy Lechner, Emerald Coast Olive Oil; adapted from â€œWhatâ€™s Cooking Indianâ€ by Shehzad Husain, 1998 Thai Chicken Salad Cassandra Johnston brought a little Thai flavor to her Southern menu after opening Four Winds Grille & Spirits, 1000 Bay View Ave., in December. The Thai Chicken Salad was inspired by her time cooking at Hawkâ€™s Nest Grille & Spirits on Beach Drive more than a decade ago. â€œI worked there so long. We finally figured it out,â€ Johnston said. â€œIâ€™ve sold more Thai Chicken Salad than anything.â€ A Romaine mix with spinach becomes the bed for grilled chicken breast strips with chow mein noodles, roasted peanuts, mandarin oranges and green onions sprinkled in. Then International Flavors Bring cultural dishes home; make them your own JAN WADDY | PanamaCity.com The Thai Chicken Salad with Peanut Butter Citrus Dressing at Four Winds Grille & Spirits on Bayview Avenue in St. Andrews was inspired by a recipe from Hawkâ€™s Nest Grille & Spirits on Beach Drive in Panama City, which closed about 10 years ago. Owner Malik Awanâ€™s Indo-Pak International Food Store specializes in Indian, Pakistani and Middle Eastern foods, from prepared frozen foods to halal chicken, goat, lamb, fresh vegetables, lentils and spices. SEE FLAVORS | B2
Page B2 | The News Herald | Wednesday, January 14, 2015 WEATHER drizzle it all with the Peanut Butter Citrus Dressing served on the side alongside buttered toast. â€œItâ€™s very good â€” I like the dressing a lot,â€ said Mary Duckwall, who had ordered the same salad in the booth behind me on Monday. â€œItâ€™s not too hot. Sometimes Thai seasoning can get a little hot for me. There is a lot of spinach and it is a good mixture of textures and flavors. I like the noodles.â€ She and her husband are visiting this week from the Dayton, Ohio, area. â€œWe are staying in Panama City Beach, but we had heard St. Andrews was an interesting historic town,â€ she said. Johnston admitted the Peanut Butter Citrus Dressing took a few times to get it right. â€œBecause we were trying to reproduce the salad dressing from Hawkâ€™s Nest, it took four people and eight tries,â€ said Johnston, who prefers to leave her Jif extra crunchy peanut butter chunky when making the dressing. â€œFor a retirement party, I am going to do flank steak on a skewer and dip it in. As it chargrills, I will brush it with it and serve it on the side.â€ Peanut Butter Citrus Dressing 1 cup water cup brown sugar cup chunky peanut butter 1/3 cup soy sauce 2 tablespoons apple cider vinegar 2 teaspoons sesame oil 1 teaspoon fish sauce Squeeze of orange Heat water 2 min, add remaining ingredients, whisk to slow boil, simmer on low 10 min, whisk frequently, will thicken as it cools. Source: Cassandra Johnston, Four Winds Grille & Spirits; inspired by Hawkâ€™s Nest Grille & Spirits FLAVORS from Page B1 To submit a local cooking adventure or wine tasting for the Food section, email Jan Waddy at firstname.lastname@example.org. JAN. 15 GLUTE N FREE: 2:30 p.m. with Kevin Stringer preparing a gluten-free meal featuring Beef Roulade stuffed with fresh roasted local vegetables and herbs at Somethinâ€™s Cookinâ€™, 93 E. 11th St., Panama City. Reservations and pricing: 769-8979 JAN. 16 WI N E T A STI N G: 5-7 p.m. at Somethinâ€™s Cookinâ€™, 93 E. 11th St., Panama City with complimetary hors dâ€™oeuvres. Details: 769-8979 WI N E T A STI N G: 5 p.m. at Chez Amavida, 2997 W. 10th St., Panama City. Admission is $10, which allows you to taste many delicious wines, as well as a variety of cured meats and cheeses. Details: 387-2047 JAN. 17 FIREFLYâ€™S CHEF P A UL: 10:30 a.m. with Fireyâ€™s Chef Paul Stellato at Somethinâ€™s Cookinâ€™, 93 E. 11th St., Panama City. Reservations, pricing and menu suggestions: 769-8979 JUST FOR KIDS: 1:30 p.m. with Hannelore Holland at Somethinâ€™s Cookinâ€™, 93 E. 11th St., Panama City. Children will learn how to make a variety of tacos from scratch using beef, chicken and sh, as well as something sweet. Reservations and pricing: 769-8979 JAN. 22 CR A B C A KES & SHRIMP: 2:30 p.m. with Ben Lillard preparing crab cakes and shrimp soup at Somethinâ€™s Cookinâ€™, 93 E. 11th St., Panama City. Reservations and pricing: 769-8979 JAN. 23 D A TE N ITE: 6 p.m. with John Seiffer at Somethinâ€™s Cookinâ€™, 93 E. 11th St., Panama City. Menu: Smoked salmon with chipotle cream cheese sauce, salad, Braised Beef Short Ribs with Butternut Squash Balsamic Orzo and Viennese Apple Strudel. Reservations and pricing: 769-8979 DEER AN D BEER (OR WI N E): 6 p.m. at Lizaâ€™s Kitchen, 7328 Thomas Drive, Panama City Beach with Chef Mike Meek preparing four-course gourmet feast paired with wines by Sommelier Cat Meek; recipe cards will be provided. Seats limited; reservations required. Details: 233-9000 or Facebook.com/LizasKitchen JAN. 24 SMOKI N â€™ WITH W A LT: 10:30 a.m. with Walt Abbott grilling salmon and smoking a pork butt roast and sausage at Somethinâ€™s Cookinâ€™, 93 E. 11th St., Panama City. Reservations and pricing: 769-8979 DEER AN D BEER (OR WI N E): 6 p.m. at Lizaâ€™s Kitchen, 7328 Thomas Drive, Panama City Beach with Chef Mike Meek preparing four-course gourmet feast paired with wines by Sommelier Cat Meek; recipe cards will be provided. Seats limited; reservations required. Details: 233-9000 or Facebook.com/LizasKitchen JAN. 27: CO N T A I N ER G A RDE N I N G WITH THE UF/IF A S EXTE N SIO N OFFICE: 2 p.m. at the Bay County Public Library, 898 W. 11th St., in Panama City. All adult residents and visitors are welcome to attend free program. Details: 522-2120 SUPER BOWL MU N CHIES: 2:30 p.m. with Hannelore Holland making Black Eyed Pea Pate and Capt. Rodneyâ€™s Cheese Bake at Somethinâ€™s Cookinâ€™, 93 E. 11th St., Panama City. Reservations and pricing: 769-8979 JAN. 30 WI N E T A STI N G FOR SUPER SU N D A Y: 5-7 p.m. at Somethinâ€™s Cookinâ€™, 93 E. 11th St., Panama City. Details: 769-8979 JAN. 31 N EW ORLE AN S J A MB A L A Y A : 10:30 a.m. with Win â€œBubbaâ€ Vickers making two different styles of jambalaya at Somethinâ€™s Cookinâ€™, 93 E. 11th St., Panama City. Reservations and pricing: 769-8979 F EB . 5 M A RDI GR A S A PPETIZERS: 2:30 p.m. with Hannelore Holland making little red crispy Buffalo potatoes, crab dip with toasties and Prosciutto Parmesan Puff Pastry Crisps at Somethinâ€™s Cookinâ€™, 93 E. 11th St., Panama City. Reservations and pricing: 769-8979 F EB . 6 WI N E T A STI N G: 5-7 p.m. at Somethinâ€™s Cookinâ€™, 93 E. 11th St., Panama City. Details: 769-8979 F EB . 7 MICH A EL FERRUCCI: 10:30 a.m. at Somethinâ€™s Cookinâ€™, 93 E. 11th St., Panama City. Michael Ferrucci will prepare a signature dish from Ferrucci Ristorante with tiramisu for dessert. Reservations, pricing and menu suggestions: 769-8979 F EB . 12 COLD WE A THER SOUPS: 2:30 p.m. with Hannelore Holland making Shrimp & Corn Bisque with Rosemary scented rolls and Senate White Bean Soup at Somethinâ€™s Cookinâ€™, 93 E. 11th St., Panama City. Reservations and pricing: 769-8979 F EB . 13 CH A MP A G N E T A STI N G: 5-7 p.m. at Somethinâ€™s Cookinâ€™, 93 E. 11th St., Panama City. Details: 769-8979 F EB . 14 V A LE N TI N Eâ€™S D A Y DI NN ER: 10:30 a.m. with Hannelore Holland demonstrating Shrimp, Prosciutto Pesto and Pasta, Fig and Blue Cheese Salad and Chocolate Mousse Torte with Raspberry Sauce at Somethinâ€™s Cookinâ€™, 93 E. 11th St., Panama City. Reservations and pricing: 769-8979 V A LE N TI N Eâ€™S D A TE N ITE: 6 p.m. with Chef Ben Lillard at Somethinâ€™s Cookinâ€™, 93 E. 11th St., Panama City. Menu: Buffalo Mozzarella and tomatoes, toasted baguettes with balsamic glaze, salad with gs and caramelized onions, pan-seared grouper over Citrus Parmesan Risotto and Benâ€™s version of an ice cream sandwich. Reservations and pricing: 769-8979 F EB . 19 AN TO N IO P A SUL A : 2:30 p.m. at Somethinâ€™s Cookinâ€™, 93 E. 11th St., Panama City. Reservations and pricing: 769-8979 F EB . 21 GLUTE N FREE: 10:30 a.m. with Kevin Stringer preparing a gluten-free meal featuring Beef Roulade stuffed with fresh roasted local vegetables and herbs at Somethinâ€™s Cookinâ€™, 93 E. 11th St., Panama City. Reservations and pricing: 769-8979 F EB . 24 M A RDI GR A S A PPETIZERS: 2:30 p.m. with Hannelore Holland making little red crispy Buffalo potatoes, crab dip with toasties and Prosciutto Parmesan Puff Pastry Crisps at Somethinâ€™s Cookinâ€™, 93 E. 11th St., Panama City. 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Seas 2 feet or less. Visibility less than 2 miles in a shower; otherwise, clear. Tomorrow: Wind from the north at 7-14 knots. Seas less than a foot. Visibility less than 3 miles at times in rain; otherwise, clear. Fog during the morning; cloudy with a passing shower today. Winds north 6-12 mph. Occasional rain and drizzle late tonight. High/low ......................... 64/57 Last year's High/low ...... 67/46 Normal high/low ............. 63/42 Record high ............. 77 (1989) Record low ............... 13 (1981) 24 hours through 4 p.m. .. 0.00" Month to date ................... 1.05" Normal month to date ....... 1.95" Year to date ...................... 1.05" Normal year to date .......... 1.95" Average humidity .............. 96% through 4 p.m. yesterday High/low ......................... 60/57 Last year's High/low ...... 63/51 Normal high/low ............. 61/45 Record high ............. 79 (1949) Record low ............... 11 (1981) 24 hours through 4 p.m. .. 0.02" Month to date .................. 0.54" Normal month to date ....... 1.83" Year to date ..................... 0.54" Normal year to date .......... 1.83" Average humidity .............. 95% PANAMA CITY Port St. Joe Apalachicola Tallahassee Perry Quincy Monticello Marianna Chipley DeFuniak Springs Pensacola FORT WALTON BEACH Crestview Destin Carrabelle Mobile Bainbridge Valdosta FLORIDA CITIES City Hi/Lo/W Hi/Lo/W City Hi/Lo/W Hi/Lo/W WORLD CITIES City Hi/Lo/W Hi/Lo/W City Hi/Lo/W Hi/Lo/W NATIONAL CITIES City Hi/Lo/W Hi/Lo/W City Hi/Lo/W Hi/Lo/W TODAY FIVE DAY FORECAST FOR NORTHWEST FLORIDA High Low REGIONAL WEATHER Weather(W): ssunny, pcpartly cloudy, ccloudy, shshowers, tthunderstorms, rrain, sfsnow urries, snsnow, iice. Shown is todayâ€™s weather. Temperatures are todayâ€™s highs and tonightâ€™s lows. Shown are todayâ€™s noon postions of weather systems and precipitation. Temperature bands are highs for the day. TIDES MARINE FORECAST BEACH FLAG WARNINGS The higher the AccuWeather.com UV Index number, the greater the need for eye and skin protection. 0-2 Low; 3-5 Moderate; 6-7 High; 8-10 Very High; 11+ Extreme 10 a.m. Noon 2 p.m. 4 p.m. UV INDEX TODAY ALMANAC SUN AND MOON MOON PHASES RIVER LEVELS Offshore Northwest Florida Flood Level Stage Apalachicola Choctawhatchee Alabama Escambia Tombigbee Temperatures Precipitation Panama City Temperatures Precipitation Fort Walton Beach
Wednesday, January 14, 2015 | The News Herald | Page B3 Floridaâ€™s license plates are fast becoming a joke of late. Sunshine State my eye. They should read: Sun doesnâ€™t live here anymore. I do my nails in the car, even toenails so I wonâ€™t touch anything, at the stoplight, of course. Does a golf course need effective management to be profitable? Iâ€™m not an Urban Meyer fan. However I must give him credit where credit is due. Heâ€™s proven that he is a great coach. Looks like rain to me. Keep the umbrella handy. If it doesnâ€™t rain, donâ€™t blow up at me. I only said it looked like it. Didnâ€™t say it would. Itâ€™s a gray day but Iâ€™m not feeling blue. The windâ€™s at my back. Not literally, of course, but Iâ€™m a ray of bright yellow sunshine. Billowing white smoke coming from Springfield plant. Must be sending smoke signals to other stinky plants around Panama City. Animals are under the dominion of humans. If we want to pamper them in an aquarium, thatâ€™s our right. Maybe we lost some Snowbirds to Colorado. Reading the SquallLive is more amusing than reading the comics! Congrats News Herald on the statewide award wins. Great job! Whew, the Christmas crazy season is over. Good riddance. No dolphin should ever be held captive, nor be born in captivity. A Squall a day is impossible. I have to Squall three times at a minimum. Doing your hair while driving is bad. We saw a lady drive from Destin to PCB applying makeup while driving with her elbows. No lie. Best watch for those chickens, you guys in Callaway. Before you know they will rise up and take over in a â€œcoopâ€ dâ€™etat. Readers sound off Squall Line appears daily. Call 850-522-5133, or go to www.newsherald.com and click on the â€œSquall Liveâ€ icon. S quall L ine Local & State Facebook.com/ panamacitynewsherald Twitter: @The_News_Herald www.newsherald.com By ZACK McDONALD 747-5071 | @PCNHzack email@example.com PANAMA CITY â€” A sex offender released from custody twice now is being held without bond on a new rape charge stemming from a 1995 incident, according to court records. Horace Monroe Wood, 45, was released on probation Monday for a second time after a Bay County judge ruled he had not violated his probation. However, sheriffâ€™s deputies took Wood back into custody hours later and since have charged him with sexual battery. Wood is being held without bond in the Bay County Jail. The latest sexual battery charge stems from an incident in which Wood allegedly engaged in an unlawful sexual act with a person younger than 16, according to Bay County sheriffâ€™s officials. Other details on the charge were not made public Tuesday. Circuit Judge James Fensom, who released Wood on Monday after a violation of probation hearing, ordered Wood to be held without bond. Wood previously had been released the day he was supposed to go to trial at the end of October, although he was accused of sexual battery by four underage victims. He pleaded no contest to one count of lewd and lascivious molestation. Following Woodâ€™s release, Sheriff Frank McKeithen criticized the handling of the case, stating that Wood had â€œnot been held accountable.â€ Wood later complained that deputies excessively monitored his activities after his release. According to the prosecutionâ€™s notes on the case, the sexual batteries occurred as far back as 2006 on girls as young as 3. Because of the time lapse since the incidents and the ages of the alleged victims, several of their accounts conflicted with one another when they were pressed on details that were to be used at Woodâ€™s trial, according to the prosecutor Matt Pavese. Attorneys reached a deal, and Wood was sentenced to three yearsâ€™ probation. He also was designated a sex offender. Eight days later, probation officers caught Wood without his court-required electronic monitoring device and apprehended him outside a Youngstown motel. Fensom ruled the almost two hours Wood spent without the monitoring device was not a â€œsubstantial violationâ€ of his probation. But Wood was arrested a few hours later for the 1995 incident, BCSO said. He made his first court appearance Tuesday. His arraignment is scheduled for Feb. 10. Released sex offender arrested again HORACE WOOD By BEN KLEINE 522-5114 | @BenKleinepcnh firstname.lastname@example.org PANAMA CITY â€” Commissioner Mike Nichols suggested the city conduct its own collection process for liens. â€œWeâ€™re asking questions,â€ Nichols said Tuesday at the Panama City Commission meeting. â€œWhat are we doing as a city?â€ The idea was raised during presentations from Municipal Capital Recovery and Credit Business Services, who want to take over collections of about 290 liens dating back to 2006. Panama City-based Credit Business Services offered a 70/30 split, favorable to the city. MCR offered a sliding scale of upfront money, from $25,000 to $80,000. However, the city could not collect after $50,000, $120,000 and $160,000, respectively, is collected by MCR, and the highest upfront cash comes with an 80/20 split in favor of the collection agency. â€œYou donâ€™t have the time or the resources,â€ CB Services representative Tommy Cooley said. â€œItâ€™s crazy, but not everybody pays when they say they will.â€ City Manager Jeff Brown said he was unaware of any attempts by city code enforcement to contact lien holders. Nichols said it might be possible for the city to start with letters or calls with existing personnel in code enforcement and the accounting department. â€œWhen I hear low-hanging fruit,â€ Nichols said, â€œI think, â€˜God, are we missing the boat?â€™ â€ He was referring to claims by both agencies that they will be able to easily identify liens that will be easy to collect. Cooley said his company most often deals with individual cases that are more difficult. Panama City would be MCRâ€™s first municipal customer; all the others are homeowners associations and condominiums. CB Services is the cityâ€™s collector for delinquent utility bills. The commission decided to table a decision P.C. considers its own lien collections MIKE NICHOLS By BEN KLEINE 522-5114 | @BenKleinepcnh email@example.com LYNN HAVEN â€” The Lynn Haven City Commission presented its vision for Porter Park on Tuesday. â€œWe want this to be one of, if not the best, waterfront park in the county,â€ City Manager Joel Schubert said. Improvements to the park will include rebuilt sea walls, boat ramps, pavilions, benches and enough new parking spaces to keep people from driving up on residentsâ€™ yards on their way to the park. Traffic and parking were the main complaints from residents. Schubert believes traffic will be smoother because of the extra parking spaces. The commission approved $79,500 in engineering costs for the first part of the plan. Bay County has contributed $95,000 for the park, which will pay for the engineering. Porter Park also has advanced in the running for $500,000 worth of RESTORE funding. It was one of only two projects that received 9 out of 9 votes from a committee that is narrowing down the applications for funding. â€œIâ€™m thankful that the county recognizes the impact of the park beyond Lynn Haven,â€ Commissioner Rodney Friend said. â€œItâ€™s already a highly utilized area. You should see it at the beginning of snapper season.â€ Schubert showed a diagram of an improved park, but added that any proposal likely will change with the engineering. â€œThis will come back in bits and pieces,â€ he said. In other action, Schubert presented a plan to sell city properties to spur economic development. The commission approved two of the more valuable parcels to be sold: a commercial lot along State 77 and a residential property at the corner of Tennessee Avenue and Fourth Street. â€œThere is no reason the city needs to have 77 street frontage,â€ Schubert said. Friend said the commercial property, with its proximity to a recently vacated liquor store, is especially valuable if both properties were considered together. â€œThat will be a prime location,â€ he said. Schubert plans to consider various options for 10 other city-owned properties later this year. Lynn Haven wants Porter Park to be best in county SEE COMMISSION | B8 By ZACK McDONALD 747-5071 | @PCNHzack firstname.lastname@example.org PANAMA CITY BEACH â€” Bay County commissioners now have an idea of how far about $50,000 will go toward rebuilding the countyâ€™s deteriorating skateboard park. However, the plans still are only in their conceptual stages as budget discussions continue through September. Jamie Jones, the countyâ€™s general services director, presented commissioners with a pamphlet of conceptual designs at a recent meeting. The designs outlined a price tag to repair the splintered and deteriorating ramps at the Pete Edwards Skateboard Park at 7300 McElvey Road. Early in December, parks and recreation crews began to remove portions of the ramps deemed to be safety concerns. It would cost $49,554 to acquire pre-cast concrete ramps to mimic the parkâ€™s previous design, Jones said. But repairs or replacements are iffy because no money has County looks at rebuilding deteriorating skateboard park Funding the fun Photos by PATTI BLAKE | The News Herald Billy Hayes does a 5-0 grind Tuesday at the Pete Edwards Skateboard Park in Panama City Beach. Ryan Britten does a 50-50 grind Tuesday at the skateboard park. SEE SKATEBOARD PARK | B8
LOCAL & STATE JoAnn Pybus Watkins Mrs. JoAnn Pybus Watkins, 78, of Panama City, Fla., passed away on Sunday, Jan. 11, 2015, at Gulf Coast Medical Center. Born in Ashford, Ala., she moved to Panama City in 1947 and attended public schools in Panama City. She graduated with the Bay High Class of 1954. Mrs. Watkins was baptized as one of Jehovahâ€™s Witnesses on July 31, 1954, and has always been an active member loved by a host of spiritual brothers and sisters. Mrs. Watkins is preceded in death by her husband, William M. Watkins; a son, William â€œBillyâ€ M. Watkins Jr., her mother and father, O. David Pybus Sr. and Emma M. Pybus, and a sister, Sue P. Ward. She is survived by her three brothers, James A. Pybus and wife Ursula, Jerry M. Pybus and wife Doris, Dave Pybus and wife Elaine; one sister, Linda P. Pippin; grandchildren, Christopher Watkins, Joshua Watkins and Ashley Miller and husband Mark; seven great-grandchildren, Lecie Watkins, Annabelle Watkins, Emma Watkins, Ava Watkins, Keyser Miller, Mark Miller and Trinity Miller, and a number of special nephews and nieces whom she dearly loved and they loved her in return. A memorial service will be held on Saturday, Jan. 17, 2015, at 2 p.m. CST at the East Congregation of Jehovahâ€™s Witnesses, 8120 E. Highway 22, Panama City, FL 32404 with Elder Michael McCann officiating. The family requests no food or flowers. Those desiring may make contributions to the Kingdom Hall of Jehovahâ€™s Witness in memory of Mrs. Watkins. The family would like to express a special thanks to Dr. Charles Mayes, Dr. William Flynn and the third floor nurses and doctors of Gulf Coast Hospital. Expressions of sympathy may be viewed or submitted at www.southerlandfamily. com. Southerland Family Funeral Homes 100 E. 19th St. Panama City, Fla. 32405 850-785-8532 Ret. MSGT James â€œJimâ€ Furrow of Howards Creek, Fla., passed away on Sunday, Jan. 4, 2015, surrounded by family and his loyal canine companion Susie. Jim was born on Nov. 9, 1938, in Mountain Hope, W.Va., to Wayne Furrow and Learline Mitchell. He retired from the United States Air Force and spent most of his time fishing and spending time with family and friends. Jim is survived by his wife, Myrtle Marie Furrow; five children, son Mark Furrow, son USN retired Wayne M. Furrow and wife Julie, daughter Wendy and husband Jeremy Lormand, daughter Kayla Richter and fianc Bucky Walker. He also leaves to cherish his memory his grandchildren, Christopher and Brandon Horner, Kathleen and husband SSGT Jason Sisk of U.S. Army, Kaitlyn Balthis and Maggie Hormand and two great-grandchildren, Julieann Sisk and Kayden Balthis. The family will hold a private celebration of life later this year. In lieu of flowers, please make donations to Howard Creek Volunteer Fire Department, 7132 Doc Whitefield Road, Wewahitchka, FL 2465 or the Wounded Warriors Fund in Jimâ€™s name. He was loved and will truly be missed. Brockâ€™s Home Town Funeral Home 5907 Highway 22 Callaway, Fla. 32404 850-874-0818 James â€˜Jimâ€™ Mitchell Furrow 1938 â€“ 2015 JAMES FURROW DEATHS & FUNERALS Guidelines & deadlines Obituary notices are written by funeral homes and relatives of the deceased. The News Herald reserves the right to edit for AP style and format. Families submitting notices must type them in a typeface and font that can be scanned into a computer. Deadline for obituaries is 3 p.m. daily for the following dayâ€™s newspaper. Obituaries may be e-mailed to email@example.com or delivered to The News Herald, 501 W. 11th St., Panama City. O nline guest books View todayâ€™s obituaries and sign the online guest books of your loved ones at newsherald.com/obituaries Page B4 | The News Herald | Wednesday, January 14, 2015 Daniel â€œWayneâ€ Davis, 76, of Panama City, passed away after several recent health issues. He was a local business owner, most recently of Davis Music Company for the past 25 years. Always a hardworking, straight talking business man from the time he was a teenager. Proudly serving his country in the U.S. Army from 1955 to 1958 and stationed in Korea during a portion of that time. He served an additional five years in the reserves. He was preceded in death by his wife of 41 years, Melba Davis; mother, Mozelle Davis; father, T. R. Davis; brother Carl Davis and his wife, Rosemary; sister, Peggy Ann Davis and nephew, Ward Facer. He is survived by his daughter, Laura Stokes and husband, Anthony; his son, Danny Davis and wife, Ashlyn; grandsons Dallas Davis, Justin Davis and Dakota Stokes and granddaughter Skylar Stokes; his brother, Don Davis of LaBelle, Fla., sister, Carolyn Davis of Panama City; brotherin-law, Barney Ortego of Panama City; and numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. Active pallbearers are Rod Allan, Curt Norris, Roy Davila, his son-inlaw Anthony Stokes, his grandsons Dallas and Justin Davis. Honorary pallbearers are Kevin Iferd and his grandchildren Skylar and Dakota Stokes. We would like to express our sincere gratitude to the following: Dr. Rodney Morris for his kind and loving care; Bruce Lang for his devotion to our dad; Carolyn Davis, who took a leave of absence from her job to help us; caregivers Linda Enfinger, Debbie Register and April Hundley for all of their dedication; the staff at Sacred Heart Bay Medical Center and Covenant Hospice; Chaplain Virgil Tillman for giving us peace, comfort and guidance in our time of need; and TAFB Honor Guard for their salute and presentation of Certificate of Thanks for his service to our county. The visitation and funeral will be handled by Wilson Funeral Home. Visitation will be Friday, Jan. 16 from 6-8 p.m. The funeral services will take place Saturday, Jan. 17 at 11 a.m. at Wilson Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will be at Kynesville Methodist Cemetery following the funeral service. You were larger than life, we will miss you tremendously and you will always be in our hearts. This is not goodbye, just a short pause until we see you again. Wilson Funeral Home Family Owned Since 1911 214 Airport Road Panama City, Fla. 850-785-5272 Daniel â€˜Wayneâ€™ Davis F eb . 16, 1938 â€“ J an . 11, 2015 DANIEL DAVIS Edna Margaret Roberts was born on Oct. 26, 1923, of hardy pioneer stock in a small Kansas farm town. She married Bill Meek in 1940 and was a devoted wife for 55 years. She followed her husband from base to base when he was in the Army Air Corps during World War II, and then went home to stay with her parents when he was sent to the Pacific. This is where her only child was born. After the war, they lived in New Mexico, California and Texas, finally settling in Tulsa, Okla., in 1958. Bill died in 1995, and Margaret moved to be with family in Panama City in 2004. She was an active member of Disciples of Christ church in Tulsa, and helped found a Christian retirees group whose membership grew from 30 to over 350. Margaret had a long career of working in the credit department of various Sears, Roebuck stores. In Panama City, she joined Grace Presbyterian church and enjoyed Sunday School and Womenâ€™s Circle. She loved gardening and being outdoors and was a member of the garden club and of Audubon. She also enjoyed travel, jigsaw puzzles, eating at Los Antojitos, and watching TV with her cat Chigger in her lap. Margaret is survived by daughter Candis Harbison; son-inlaw Al Clare; ex son-in-law Joe Bob Harbison; grandson Matt Harbison and his wife Mynta and sons John Parker and Jake Harbison; grandson Jay Harbison of Los Angeles; and niece Shannon Massoth of Panama City. Other nieces and nephews are scattered around the country. Visitation will be held at 1 p.m. at the Grace Presbyterian Church on Friday, Jan. 16, followed by a memorial service at 2 p.m. at the same location. Burial will be in Burlington, Kan. Anyone wishing to make a memorial contribution may send one to Grace Cares Food Bank, care of Grace Presbyterian Church, at 1415 Airport Road, Panama City, FL 32405. Wilson Funeral Home Family Owned Since 1911 214 Airport Road Panama City, Fla. 850-785-5272 Edna Margaret Roberts Meek EDNA M EEK Lillian Sowell Knight passed away on Monday, Jan. 12, 2015. She was born on Jan. 20, 1932, in Panama City to Harley and Zara Sowell. She retired from the Bay County School System Food Service. She was preceded in death by her husband, W.D. Knight; grandson, Ronnie Brannan Jr.; parents; four brothers and one sister. She is survived by her four children, Dianne Brannan, Mike Knight (Evelyn), Anita Williams (Donnie), Steve Knight (Tanis); grandchildren, Jeremy Brannan (Nicole), Michael Knight (Lana), Jason Knight (Betty), Dawn Garrett (Jason), Alishea Whorton (Keith), Brook Gilpin (Kenny), Keri Knight (fianc Rodney Lawrence), Kiel Knight; 16 great-grandchildren; one great-greatgrandson; one sister, Hazel Hobbs; and numerous nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. on Friday in the Wilson Funeral Home Chapel. Interment will follow at Evergreen Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Thursday from 6-8 p.m. Those desiring may make memorial donations to Covenant Hospice, 107 W. 19th St., Panama City, FL 32405 in memory of Lillian Knight. Wilson Funeral Home Family Owned Since 1911 214 Airport Road Panama City, Fla. 850-785-5272 Lillian Sowell Knight LILLIAN KNIGHT Jane Childree Jane Childree graced the Earth with her presence, wisdom and love from May 1, 1938, to Jan. 12, 2015, when she entered peace in her heavenly home. Jane was predeceased by her parents, JD and Flora Trimnel; her firstborn daughter, Cynthia Jane Childree; three brothers, JM, Don and George Trimnel; and her beloved sister, Foyfette White. Janeâ€™s spirit remains alive in her survivors: Jimmy Childree, her husband of 57 years. Her best fishing buddy ever. Even though she could always outfish him! Tim Childree and wife, Brenda, her only son whom she always held close. The â€œMamaâ€™s Boyâ€ she loved so dearly. Angie Kahle and husband, Philip, her baby daughter and favorite Hobby Lobby shopping companion! She did love a good â€œBuy one get one freeâ€ deal! Three sisters, Valeria Murphy, Jere Wiggins and husband Waymon and Ruth Webb. Five grandchildren whom she swore could do no wrong, Harlan Kahle, Kaitlyn Batka, Sarah Kahle, Alyssa Childree and Jimmy Lee Kahle. And her prize possession of five greatgrandchildren: Lilee Grace, Cyris, Archer, Cayson, and Carter. There are countless nieces, nephews, cousins, friends and family â€” you know who you are. Rest easy Granny â€“ we love you! Funeral services will begin at 2 p.m. today, Jan. 14, 2015, at Heritage Funeral Home with Pastor David Nichols officiating. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service. Interment will follow at Lynn Haven Cemetery. Those wishing to extend condolences may do so at www.heritagefhllc. com. Heritage Funeral Home & Cremation Services 247 N. Tyndall Parkway Panama City, Fla. 850-785-1316 Carolyn Sue Miller Carolyn â€œSueâ€ Miller, 75, of Panama City, Fla., passed away Jan. 11, 2015, at GlenCove Nursing Pavilion. A memorial service will be held out at sea at a later time. Sue was born in Bloomington, Ind., on Jan. 21, 1939. She graduated from Bloomington High School and went on to get her nursing degree at Butler University. She enjoyed nursing, traveling, movies, reading, helping people and spending time with her family. Sue was preceded in death by her parents, Richard and Rose Shaffer of Zephyrhills, Fla.; and brothers, Leonard Miller of Tampa, Fla., and Jerry Rone of Bloomington, Ind. Sue is survived by her sister, Barbara Summitt of Bloomington, Ind., and brother, Raymond Miller of Illinois; son, Richard (Barbara) Martinez of Panama City, Fla.; son, Michael (Inita) Martinez of Kennesaw, Ga.; daughter, Lisa Dempkey of Rio Rancho, N.M.; five grandchildren, Starla Pena, Diana Pena, Lhea (Sanchez) Williams; Kristina Martinez, Megan Dempkey; and eight greatgrandchildren, Alysia Cropper, Christopher Pena, Kalista Williams, Azlynn Martinez, Makayla Williams, Anthony Moran, Abbie Pena and Samantha DiSparano. Please see Michael Martinezâ€™s Remembrance link below: http://blog.michaelmartinez.com/2015/01/inbrief-rembrance-a-gift-offamily/ In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to GlenCove Nursing Pavilion Activities Department, Covenant Hospice or The Panama City Rescue Mission. The family wishes to extend their gratitude and much love to the GlenCove nursing staff and to Covenant Hospice for their support in her life and her final days. Wilson Funeral Home Family Owned Since 1911 214 Airport Road Panama City, Fla. 850-785-5272 Michael Gene Luckie J uly 12, 1953 â€“ J an . 9, 2015 Mr. Michael Gene Luckie, 61, MSGT, USAF (Ret.), passed away on Friday, Jan. 9, 2015, in Arizona surrounded by his loving family. Born in Pensacola, Fla., he grew up in Wewahitchka, Fla. He proudly served his country in the USAF from Jan. 15, 1973, to Jan. 31, 1997. During his 24 years of service, he received many medals, ribbons and commendations. Mr. Luckie was a member of the American Legion (Corona Chapter) and a lifetime member of the Disabled American Veterans (Cactus Chapter #2). After retiring he worked at Sun Tran as maintenance foreman in Tucson, Ariz., for 16 years and received Mayor Rothschildâ€™s Employee Recognition Award. His passions were family, NASCAR, fishing, hunting, exploring, camping and vacationing with his family, especially to the Grand Canyon. His presence will be greatly missed and his memory will be with us always. Mr. Luckie is preceded in death by his father, Gene T. Luckie. He is survived by his mother, Era (Herring) Luckie Daniell of Port St. Joe, Fla.; sister, Yvita Luckie of Pensacola, Fla.; brother, Ronald Luckie and wife, Wilma, of Live Oak, Fla.; special nephew, Jason Luckie of Wewahitchka, Fla.; special aunt, Vera Rozier of Wewahitchka, Fla.; former wife, Thongrab (Boon) Luckie of Tucson, Ariz., and numerous cousins. Funeral services will be held on Friday, Jan. 16, 2015 at 2 p.m. CST at First Baptist Church of Wewahitchka. Interment will follow in Jehu Cemetery with full military honors accorded at graveside. Visitation will be held one hour prior to the funeral service at the church. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to any military aid organization or charity of your choice in memory of Michael G. Luckie. The family would like to express thanks for the special help provided by Linda and Bill Davis, David and Carol Gibson. Expressions of sympathy may be viewed or submitted at www. southerlandfamily.com. Southerland Family Funeral Home 2775 Garrison Ave. Port St. Joe, FL 32456 850-229-8111 Barbara Lockwood Lee Barbara Lockwood Lee, died on Jan. 8, 2015. Services will be held at 10 a.m. on Thursday, Jan. 15, at Wilson Funeral Home Chapel. The family will receive friends and family afterward at Barbaraâ€™s home. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to the Alzheimerâ€™s Association. Wilson Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
From staff reports CALLAWAY Woman charged with shooting at husband A woman was arrested Tuesday after she allegedly shot at her husband during a domestic dispute, according to the Bay County Sheriffâ€™s Office. Julie Forren, 52, was charged with aggravated assault shortly after she was found in a home at 7618 Old Bicycle Road, a BCSO press release said. Deputies responded at 8:32 a.m. after a 911 call from the victim. The man stated he and his wife began to argue Monday and he left the home that night, the release said. When he returned Tuesday morning to get his things, they began to argue again and his wife shot at him with a handgun, according to the release. The man was not injured. Forren was booked into the Bay County Jail. PANAMA CITY Kitchen fire damages home Fire crews have determined that a fire Tuesday that left a home on Lawton Court with smoke and heat damage was accidental, according to the Panama City Fire Department. No injuries were reported. The fire, which was reported about 11 a.m., was located in the kitchen of the one-story, wood frame home at 3019 Lawton Court, according to a press release from PCFD. The fire was brought under control within minutes and was out at 11:55 a.m., PCFD reported. The home was unoccupied at the time. The fire was contained to the kitchen, but there was smoke and heat damage was throughout the home. After an investigation and speaking with the owner, the cause was determined to be an accident. LYNN HAVEN 2 arrested on drug charges Two people have been arrested on drug charges following a raid on a home in Lynn Haven, the Bay County Sheriffâ€™s Office announced Tuesday. BCSO investigators developed information about illegal narcotics activity at the home at 2203 Andrews Road. A search warrant was obtained, and deputies found a trafficking amount of the synthetic drug MDMA. High-grade marijuana and hydrocodone also were found, BCSO said. Jonathan Quocdan Nguyen was charged with trafficking in MDMA, possession of less than 20 grams of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia. Hien Khac Nguyen was charged with possession of less than 20 grams of marijuana, possession of a controlled substance and possession of drug paraphernalia. Jonathan Nguyen also was charged with violation of probation was added. Both people were taken to the Bay County Jail. PANAMA CITY Natural gas station meeting planned Panama City will host a public meeting at 6 p.m. Thursday at the A.D. Harris Learning Village Cafeteria, 819 E. 11th St., to address the cityâ€™s proposed Compressed Natural Gas Station. In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, anyone who needs special accommodations should contact Neil Fravel, director of Public Works, at 850-872-3015, at least 24 hours prior to the meeting. PANAMA CITY Healthy Start seeks sponsors Healthy Start will host its Worldâ€™s Greatest Come â€™nâ€™ Go Baby Shower from 4 to 7 p.m. April 9 at First United Methodist Church on Fourth Street in Panama City. It is seeking sponsors for the event. Last yearâ€™s baby shower had 48 vendor/sponsor tables and more than 500 visitors, officials said. The free event is open to any pregnant woman or parents of a baby born within the past six months and their families. Topics will include safe sleep, childbirth, car seat safety, breastfeeding and the dangers of smoking while pregnant and being around others who smoke. Community partners will be on hand to share information about their products and services. For more information, contact Healthy Start at 850-872-4130. PUB LI C NO TI CE e Ci ty of Pa na ma Ci ty wi ll co nd uc t at pu bl ic me et in g on u rs da y, Ja nu ar y 15, 2015, at 6:00 p. m., at th e A.D . Ha rri s Le ar nin g Vi ll ag e Ca fe te ri a, lo ca te d at 819 E. 11t h St re et , Pa na ma Ci ty , F L 32401, fo r th e pu rpo se of re cei vi ng an d addr es sin g co mm uni ty in put on th e Ci ty â€™s pr op os ed Co mp re ss ed Na tu ra l Ga s (CN G) St at io n. IN AC CO RD AN CE WITH THE AMERI CANS WITH DI SAB ILITIES AC T, pe rs on s ne ed in g sp ec ia l acco mm od at io ns to pa rt ici pa te in th is me et in g sho ul d co nt ac t Ne il Fr av el , Dir ec to r of Pu bl ic Wo rk s, at 850-872-3015, at le as t 24 ho ur s pr io r to th e me et in g. * Pr escription appetite suppr essant * Vi tamin & fat bur ner injections * EKG & blood analysis * Eat wise...dr op a size!â€ * E-mail: Angela@ re solutionsweightlosscenter .com Resolutions We ight Loss Center 1212 W. 23rd St. Pa nama City , FL 32405 (850) 91 3-0 00 2 MEDIC AL WEIGHT LO SS LOCA L & STATE Wednesday, January 14, 2015 | The News Herald | Page B5 A R EA Briefs
TALLAHASSEE (AP) â€” A new leader was named to Floridaâ€™s main law enforce ment agency on Tuesday â€” but questions remain about why Gov. Rick Scott abruptly shook up the agency. Scott and the Florida Cabinet voted to appoint Richard Swearingen as the new commissioner for the Florida Department of Law Enforcement. Swearingen is a longtime veteran of the agency. Former Commissioner Gerald Bailey was forced by the Scott administration to resign in December and Swearingen was named interim commissioner the same day. Scott was asked several times on Tuesday why Bai ley was forced to resign. But the governor would not answer, simply saying Bailey had done a â€œgreat job.â€ It was only hours later that Scottâ€™s office, respond ing to reports that other state officials said they were unaware Bailey was asked to resign, acknowledged that the long-time commissioner had been forced out. â€œLike in business, Gover nor Scott thinks itâ€™s impor tant to frequently get new people into government positions of leadership,â€ said spokeswoman Jackie Schutz. Bailey has been highly regarded in law enforcement and was first appointed to his position in 2006 by Gov. Jeb Bush and the Florida Cabinet. He was kept in the position by Gov. Charlie Crist in 2007 and Scott in 2011. While the commissioner reports to the governor and Cabinet, the three Cabinet members â€” Agriculture Commissioner Adam Put nam, Chief Financial Officer Jeff Atwater and Attorney General Pam Bondi â€” said they didnâ€™t know why Bailey resigned. Atwater and Bondi also said they were unaware of the decision until Bai ley had already resigned. Bondi even praised Bailey for â€œrestoring integrityâ€ to the office. Bailey was cho sen to lead the department after Commissioner Guy Tunnell resigned days after he compared the Rev. Jesse Jackson to outlaw Jesse James and U.S. Sen. Barack Obama to Osama Bin Laden at an agency meeting. â€œMy office was told Commissioner Bailey was resigning and was never told anything other than that,â€ Bondi said. The agency, which is involved in a wide array of duties from processing evidence at crime scenes to guarding the governor, has about 1,700 employees. Currently the department is handing the investigation into dozens of non-natural deaths at Floridaâ€™s prisons. Swearingen has more than 30 years of experience at FDLE, most recently serving as the director of Capitol Police. He also over saw security of the governor and his family. He began his career at the department as a crime information input techni cian and received a series of promotions, including special agent supervisor in the Office of Statewide Intelligence. Rheumatology E m e r a l d C o a s t Ou r Ad mi ni st er ed Bi ol og ic s In cl ude: We Ac ce pt Mo st In su ra nc es In cl udin g: Is One O f e Ar ea 's Le ad in g Sp ec ia li st s And Is Bo ar d-C er ti ed In Rh euma tol og y An d In te rn al Me dicin e. No w Ac ce pt in g Ne w Pa ti en ts for In fu si on er ap y! St at e-O fe-A rt In fu si on Su it e (850 ) 215-6400 3890 Je nks Av en ue, Ly nn Hav en, FL 3244 4 Mon day Thur sd ay: 8: 00 am â€“ 5:00 pm | Frida y: 8:00 am â€“ 12: 00 pm Ba ld wi n 26t h St Je nk s Av e HA NG -O UT fr ie d Fl ou nd er di nn er lu nc h sp ec ia ls hap py ho ur dr af ts 3 pm 6p m HA NG OU T SE AF OO D PL AT TE R Se af oo d Pe nn e pa st a AL FR EDO $ 13 95 $ 12 95 $ 11 95 $ 8 99 $ 2 00 Ser ve d wi th tw o si de s Fr ie d sh rim p, oy st er s an d fi sh ser ve d wi th fr en ch br ea d TU ES DA Y fr id ay HA NG -O UT HA NG -O UT fr ie d Fl ou nd er $ 13 $ 13 $ 95 $ 85 024 942 64 10 44 0 FR ON T BE AC H RO AD OP EN FO R LU NC H & DIN NE R Tu es da y Th ru Sa tu rd ay 47 dr af t BE ER 35p m wi th pu r ch as e of an y en tr ee DO YO UR FEET HURT? PA INFUL HEELS? BURNING OR NUMB FEET? WE TREA T THE FOLL OW ING CO NDITIONS IN THE PRIV AC Y & CO MFORT OF OUR CLINIC. Dr . Bur ton S. Sc huler Po diatrist Fo ot Specialist 76 3-3333 So Wh y Wa it? Call fo r an ap pointment toda y! We accept Medicare, Medicaid, BCBS and other major Insurances Dr . Bur ton S. Sc huler Google Dr . Burton Schuler or go to www .footcare4u.com DONâ€™T SUFFER! Kno wn Fo ot Speci alist & Au thor of â€œWh y Yo u Rea ll y Hur tâ€ Po diatric Me dicine, Diabetic Care & Fo ot Surge ry . B AY B LI ND Sh ad es â€¢ Dr ap er ie s â€¢ Bl in ds C AT HY C HR IS TO O WN ER In te ri or Pl an ta ti on Sh ut te rs Ex te ri or Al um in um Sh ut te rs Re si den ti al &C om me rc ia l 26 Ye ar se xp er ie nc e In te ri or Pl an ta ti on Sh ut te rs Ex te ri or Al um in um Sh ut te rs Re si de nt ia l & Co mm er ci al Sh ad es , Dr ap er ie s, & Bl in ds 26 Ye ar s Ex pe ri en ce in Ba y Co un ty O WN ER 17 Ye ars of Experience Mavis Nowell EACH PROCEDURE $300 LOCA TED AT PA NAMA CITY PLASTIC SURGER Y 850-819-3937 LOCA L & STATE Page B6 | The News Herald | Wednesday, January 14, 2015 Scott wonâ€™t explain shake-up at state police agency
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Allowed John Reeves another month before the city places a $34,655 lien against his grocery store property after he produced one letter from American Wholesale Grocers in Loui siana committing to a loan of almost $300,000 to stock the grocery store. Reeves also submitted a letter of interest from a bank, but the commission is looking for a more concrete investment. COMMISSION from Page B3 See the conceptual designs for the skateboard park at newsherald.com. ON THE NET SKATEBOARD PARK from Page B3 Photos by PATTI BLAKE | The News Herald Skaters enjoy the Pete Edwards Skateboard Park on Tuesday. Levi Lammers does a crooked grind. Proposals have come in to repair the skateboard park. S TATE Brief T he A ssociated Press LAKELA ND Citrus greening taking toll on harvest The forecast for Floridaâ€™s citrus season is looking worse as the harvest continues. 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DIVERSIONS A ces On BRIDGE: B obby W olff Bridesmaidâ€™s mom would like to crash the bash DEAR AMY: Is it ever OK to attend a wedding ceremony if youâ€™re not invited? My daughter is a bridesmaid in the wedding of her best friend â€” both are now independent and live in distant places but the wedding will be in their hometown in the local church. I have known this girl forever and we have always had a lovely â€œfriendâ€™s momâ€ relationship. The wedding celebration will be small and Iâ€™m not in the least put out by not being included on the guest list. Iâ€™m friendly with her parents (invited to graduations, discussed various issues, etc.) but weâ€™re not friends in a social way. However, I would love to go to the wedding itself. Is there any acceptable way to do this, or ask to do this? WEDDING CRASHER DEAR CRASHER: Some churches host open weddings where church members are automatically invited to witness the ceremony. I gather that this is not one of these churches, or you are not a member of the congregation. Even though you are known by the family and your daughter is a bridesmaid, they have declined to include you in the small guest list. So no â€” unless you get Owen Wilson and Vince Vaughn to front for you, it would not be appropriate for you to crash this wedding. Enjoy the photographs. DEAR AMY: I work in banking. My boss is married and has three young kids. Approximately two years ago, he met a woman in the office whom he completely fell for. They made their mutual attraction absolutely obvious to everyone. She worked in another department. When an opening for a position in my business unit became available, my boss hired her. She has 0.00 qualifications for the position, and many internal candidates were overlooked, causing some friction. Since her hire, she has dominated much of the bossâ€™ time, and their comings and goings have become a conversation piece, internally and externally. An extraordinary amount of time has been dedicated to her success, but in all candor she does not appear to have the skill set for her job. He is now quietly filing for divorce and, despite the seemingly obvious nature of their relationship, no one has raised the issue with senior management, nor has senior management been engaged enough to realize the situation. Integrity is a cornerstone of banking, and honesty is essential to the business. Senior management appears to be engaged in willful blindness because our unit is performing well despite this morale issue. I am frustrated and tempted to send an anonymous note to HR and to my bossâ€™ superiors, but I feel ultimately it would only backfire on me. Do I need to leave? What should I do? OVERDRAWN DEAR OVERDRAWN: I assume it is violation of your workplace ethics policy for a manager to hire a person with whom he/she is romantically involved, to work in the same department. And even if your boss could somewhat accurately claim that there was no romance at the time of the hiring, there is a romance now â€” and many companies also have a policy against couples working in the same department if they are boss/ staff person. There are a multitude of extremely good reasons for this statute, and if this is your companyâ€™s policy you should trust your company to adhere to it. In your case, the staff person is not competent, which gives all the more reason for you to report it. You should do so assuming that members of senior management are unaware of this and are also unaware of the impact on the department. You should also assume that they would rather deal with this quietly before there is a business-related problem, such as a lawsuit or an ethics issue reported by a client or customer. Report this in a neutral way â€” anonymously if you wish â€” and also quietly begin a job search of your own. Send questions via e-mail to askamy@ tribune.com or by mail to Ask Amy, Chicago Tribune, TT500, 435 N. Michigan Ave., Chicago, IL 60611. Ask AMY Amy Dickinson Advice Columnist SU DO KU Solution to 1/13/15 Rating: GOLD 1/14/15 1/15/15 Solution to 1/14/15 Rating: BRONZE JANRIC CLASSIC SUDOKU Fill in the blank cells using numbers 1 to 9. Each number can appear only once in each row, level ranges from Bronze (easiest) to Silver to Gold (hardest). 2015 Janric Enterprises Dist. by creators.com JANRIC CLASSIC SUDOKU Fill in the blank cells using numbers 1 to 9. Each number can appear only once in each row, level ranges from Bronze (easiest) to Silver to Gold (hardest). 2015 Janric Enterprises Dist. by creators.com Creators ARIES (March 21-April 19): Youâ€™re allowed to make lists that you have no intention of ever executing, and itâ€™s a good exercise for today. TAURUS (April 20-May 20): Youâ€™re still trying to break yourself of a certain habit that no longer serves you well. Youâ€™ll have more success when you think of replacing the habit with a better one. GEMINI (May 21-June 21): Before you let yourself fall for the thing that is out of reach, be sure itâ€™s worth falling for. Make sure that â€œunobtainableâ€ isnâ€™t the most appealing thing about it. CANCER (June 22-July 22): Hold on, because todayâ€™s atmosphere may turn wild, hectic and unsupportive. Itâ€™s why you need to give yourself a good breakfast and leave plenty of time for getting from place to place. LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): No one can be exactly like you, though a few will try! Take it as a compliment. Youâ€™re the big sibling now, and the others are learning from the way you manage things. VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): The ones who try to eliminate the competition through negative press are clearly insecure about what they have to offer. The only legitimate way to eliminate the competition is to do it better, faster or cheaper. Maybe all three! LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 23): Today features high stakes and intense competition. Keep in mind that an obliging attitude will gain you more respect than any fine trapping you could drive around in or throw on your back. SCORPIO (Oct. 24-Nov. 21): You give smiles, help and many other things besides money. It just doesnâ€™t quite feel right to hand over cash. SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): Change is natural, but itâ€™s not always easy. In order to become who you want to be, you have to sacrifice something about the person you are now. CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): Happiness is simple today. You put your whole self into mundane tasks like paying bills or making dinner. Consequently, your good fortune will continue. AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): Without an injection of fantasy, things could get very dull indeed. Today is for imagining something different for your life. Draw it or write about it to flesh out the delightful details. PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): The social basics will apply: no whispering or telling secrets about others. If everyone would keep these rules, the world would be a much happier place. THAT SCRAMBLED WORD GAME by David L. Hoyt and Jeff Knurek History TODAY Today is Wednesday, Jan. 14, the 14th day of 2015. There are 351 days left in the year. Todayâ€™s highlight in history On Jan. 14, 1784, the United States ratified the Treaty of Paris ending the Revolutionary War; Britain followed suit in April 1784. On this date 1814 â€” The Treaty of Kiel ended hostilities between Denmark and Sweden, with Denmark agreeing to cede Norway to Sweden, something Norway refused to accept. 1914 â€” Ford Motor Co. greatly improved its assembly-line operation by employing an endless chain to pull each chassis along at its Highland Park plant. 1943 â€” President Franklin D. Roosevelt, British Prime Minister Winston Churchill and French General Charles de Gaulle opened a wartime conference in Casablanca. 1952 â€” NBCâ€™s â€œTodayâ€ show premiered, with Dave Garroway as the host, or â€œcommunicator.â€ 1954 â€” Marilyn Monroe and Joe DiMaggio were married at San Francisco City Hall. 1963 â€” George C. Wallace was sworn in as governor of Alabama with the pledge, â€œSegregation forever!â€ â€” a view Wallace later repudiated. 1969 â€” 27 people aboard the aircraft carrier USS Enterprise, off Hawaii, were killed when a rocket warhead exploded, setting off a fire and additional explosions. 1994 â€” President Bill Clinton and Russian President Boris Yeltsin signed an accord to stop aiming missiles at any nation; the leaders joined Ukrainian President Leonid Kravchuk in signing an accord to dismantle the nuclear arsenal of Ukraine. Thought for today â€œDignity is like a perfume; those who use it are scarcely conscious of it.â€ Queen Christina of Sweden (1626-1689) Y our HOROSCOPE: Holiday Mathis Wednesday, January 14, 2015 | The News Herald | Page B9 SUBSCRIBE TODAY WE DELIVER CALL US AT 850.747.5050 OR VISIT US ONLINE AT WWW.NEWSHERALD.COM
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A full season has been ordered for Amazonâ€™s Prime Instant Video, the company announced Tuesday. The series is expected to premiere in 2016. No details on casting were disclosed, nor was the series title announced. Amazon Studios vice president Roy Price called Allen â€œa visionary creator who has made some of the greatest films of all time,â€ keeping him â€œat the creative forefront of American cinemaâ€ during a career that spans 50 years. â€œI donâ€™t know how I got into this,â€ the 79-year-old Allen said in a wryly modest statement. â€œI have no ideas and Iâ€™m not sure where to begin. My guess is that Roy Price will regret this.â€ Allen has masterminded and often starred in more than 40 films since his maiden directorial effort, â€œWhatâ€™s Up Tiger Lily?â€ in 1966. His latest movie project is â€œMagic in the Moonlight,â€ released last year, with yet another film in the pipeline for this year. The late 1970s saw two of his most celebrated films, â€œAnnie Hallâ€ and â€œManhattan.â€ He has won four Oscars and two Golden Globes. Last year he was presented with the Golden Globesâ€™ Cecil B. DeMille Lifetime Achievement Award. But his skills were honed on television, where he first gained widespread notice in the early 1960s as a standup comic, and during the 1950s, when he wrote for Sid Caesar and other TV stars. His prodigious output through the decades has also included magazine essays, books and plays. A musical adaptation of his 1994 film comedy, â€œBullets Over Broadway,â€ ran on Broadway last year. Allenâ€™s signing adds yet more luster to Amazon Studios. Its freshman series, â€œTransparent,â€ on Sunday won two Golden Globes, including best comedy series, as it continues to help redefine what â€œtelevisionâ€ means. Amazon started Amazon studios in 2010 to develop fulllength films and TV shows. Morningstar analyst R.J. 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The action sequel starring Mark Wahlberg alongside the morphing robots led the Razzie lineup Tuesday with seven nominations, including worst picture, worst sequel, worst screenplay and worst screen combo. â€œTransformers: Age of Extinctionâ€ is also up for worst director for Michael Bay, worst supporting actress for Nicola Peltz and worst supporting actor for Kelsey Grammer, who was also recognized for his supporting roles in â€œThe Expendables 3,â€ â€œLegends of Ozâ€ and â€œThink Like a Man Too.â€ This yearâ€™s other worst picture nominees are â€œKirk Cameronâ€™s Saving Christmas,â€ â€œLeft Behind,â€ â€œThe Legend of Herculesâ€ and â€œTeenage Mutant Ninja Turtles.â€ The faith-based comedy â€œSaving Christmasâ€ and the Kellan Lutz action flick â€œLegend of Herculesâ€ each follow â€œTransformersâ€ with six nominations in such categories as worst director, worst screen combo and worst actor for Cameron and Lutz. â€˜Transformersâ€™ sequel leads Razzies nominations
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Sports PANAMA CITY NEWS HERALD Section C Facebook: tinyurl.com/NHSports Twitter: @NH_Sports www.newsherald.com/sports DALLAS (AP) â€” Hereâ€™s the scary part for the rest of major-college football: Some of Ohio Stateâ€™s best players didnâ€™t play in Mon day nightâ€™s championship game, and many of those who did are coming back. â€œWeâ€™ll be very good,â€ Buckeyes coach Urban Meyer said in the under statement of the season. Asked about repeating, he smiled and said, â€œTough questions, man. We just won a championship!â€ Sure, but itâ€™s hard to hide the fact that the Buck eyes are loaded. Half of their starters in the cham pionship game were fresh men or sophomores. The quarterback who led the Buckeyes to a 3-0 postseason mark, including the 42-20 victory over Oregon, said on Tuesday that heâ€™s not ready for the NFL and will be coming back. â€œTo me, right now, itâ€™s far out,â€ Cardale Jones said. As far as staying in the fold, the same goes for the two injured stars who used to be in front of him: the graduated Braxton Miller (shoulder surgery) and spectacular sophomoreto-be J.T. Barrett (broken ankle). A four-word caveat should be added for all three playersâ€™ commitment statements: â€œat least for now.â€ So those headlines about a three-way quarterback competition donâ€™t look like theyâ€™re going away imme diately. And that could be a distraction, pos sibly a disruption. Weâ€™ll see. Another major consider ation is finding replacements for some not incon sequential per sonnel: Meyerâ€™s choice for team MVP, receiver Evan Spen cer; tight end Jeff Heuer man on offense; linemen Michael Bennett and Steve Miller; linebacker Curtis Grant and shut-down cor ner Doran Grant. But in each situation, it appears there are qual ity players waiting in the The News Herald PANAMA CITY â€” Gulf Coast State will return home today for its third foray into Panhandle Conference action, with the men facing their biggest test thus far and the women are trying to avoid an 0-3 start. The Gulf Coast men will take on a North west Florida State squad that comes in No. 2 in the nation and No. 1 in the state, car rying an 18-0 record and a 2-0 mark in the Panhandle Conference. The Raiders won 85-78 at Tallahassee in their conference opener and followed with an 86-83 home win over Pensacola on Saturday. Northwest Florida State is one of the top offensive teams in the country, averag ing 92.3 points per game and shooting 55 percent from the field, 39 percent from the 3-point line. Sophomore Jalen Jackson leads the team in scoring with 18.2 points per game, followed by Oregon transfer Brandon Aus tin (15.9), sophomore Benji Bell (14.4) and sophomore Jordan Capps (10.1). Gulf Coast (14-5, 1-1) is coming off its big gest win of the season, knocking off TCC 67-61 in Tallahassee on Saturday with Elliott Cole WEDNESDAY January 14, 2015 Inside Final loss doesnâ€™t dene Mariotaâ€™s season C5 Gulf Coast teams to host NWF State tonight NWF STATE AT GC Women: 5:30 p.m. Men: 7:30 p .m. QUAVIU S COPELA N D SEE COMMODORES | C3 DIS TRICT GIRLS S OCCER Arnold-Mosley final By JASON SHOOT 747-5069 | @PCNHJasonShoot firstname.lastname@example.org PANAMA CITY BEACH â€” In a game that resembled pinball as much as it did soccer, Arnoldâ€™s Peyton Peffers and Gabby Cham pagne tilted the outcome in their teamâ€™s favor. Peffers scored twice in the second half after Champagne gave Arnold a halftime lead, and the Mar lins defeated Bay 3-0 in the District 2-3A girls soccer semifinals Tuesday night at the Mike Gavlak Sports Complex. Arnold improved to 8-4-1 overall and will square off with Mosley in the district championship game Friday at 7 p.m. The Marlins also secured a bid to regionals, and the out come against Mosley will determine whether the Marlins host a regional quarterfinal contest or go on the road. Bayâ€™s season came to an end with a 4-8-3 record. Arnold didnâ€™t always look sharp against the Tornadoes, but clearly was the better team on the field. The Marlins, despite an inability to control the ball for long stretches, were able to push num bers forward and generate opportunities. â€œI always tell everyone that Bay has strong players and a good coach,â€ Arnold coach James Gardner said. â€œWe have to play our very best to beat them.â€ Champagne scored in the 26th minute to give Arnold a 1-0 lead. Cham pagneâ€™s first shot was turned back by Bay goal keeper Tabatha Kitchen, but the ball deflected back to Champagne, who found a largely empty net await ing her follow-up shot. Peffers outmuscled a Bay defender for the ball in front of the Tornadoesâ€™ goal and coerced a shot into the back of the net for a twogoal advantage in the 52nd minute. She tacked on her second goal in the 70th minute with a left-footed blast from 15 yards. â€œWeâ€™re trying to prove to everyone in the county that we are competitive with anyone,â€ Peffers said. Kitchen made 11 saves to keep the Tornadoes close. P hotos by A NDREW W ARDLOW | The News Herald Arnoldâ€™s Peyton Peffers, left, moves the ball downfield as Bayâ€™s Hannah Joseph defends on Tuesday night. Mosleyâ€™s Gabby Krajniak, left, and Allyssa Forker (5) celebrate a goal against Rutherford in Panama City Beach on Tuesday night. Peffers, Champagne lead Marlins past Tornadoes in semi Young Buckeyes plan an encore MO S T TITLES Division I football teams with three or more AP national championships: Alabama 9 Notre Dame 8 Oklahoma 7 Miami 5 Southern Cal 5 OHIO STATE 5 Minnesota 4 Nebraska 4 Florida 3 Florida State 3 Texas 3 By PAT McCANN 747-5068 | Twitter: @patmccann email@example.com PANAMA CITY â€” Jared Hale will not return next season as the head football coach at North Bay Haven Charter Academy, he confirmed Tuesday evening. Hale, 27, the only head coach in the brief four-year his tory of the football program at North Bay Haven said he was informed on Friday that he would not be retained in that capacity for the 2015 season. He currently will continue as the boys weightlifting coach and remain at the school as a teacher. Hale was unsure Tuesday about his future in coaching or teaching at North Bay Haven beyond this school year. â€œIâ€™m still going to teach there, hope fully send more guys to state in weight lifting,â€ Hale said. â€œWe sent three last year.â€ North Bay Haven Athletic Director Debbie Funk houser stressed that the school prefers that Hale stay on as a teacher and coach, and possibly continue to contrib ute to the football program. Hale took over the Bucsâ€™ fledging program when it began as a junior varsity in 2011 while the schoolâ€™s first graduating class was in its sophomore year. The Bucs remained a JV in 2012, then began a varsity schedule in 2013 when the school produced its first senior class. North Bay Haven was 2-7 in both years of varsity foot ball under Hale. â€œWe love Jared. I want to go on record that he is a won derful young man,â€ Funkhouser said. â€œThe administration wants him to stay if he wants to stay at North Bay Haven as a teacher and weightlifting coach. NBHâ€™s Hale wonâ€™t return as head football coach JA R ED HALE SEE ENC ORE | C3 SEE HALE | C3 Arnoldâ€™s Camryn Means (17) and Bayâ€™s Shelby Blackburn (14) battle for possession. Seven D olphins score in romp over R ams By JASON SHOOT 747-5069 | @PCNHJasonShoot firstname.lastname@example.org PANAMA CITY BEACH â€” Mosley was the over whelming favorite heading into this weekâ€™s District 2-3A girls soccer tourna ment at the Mike Gavlak Sports Complex. Nothing that transpired Tuesday night altered that perception. Mosley built a four-goal lead by halftime, and seven different players scored a goal as the Dolphins cruised to a 7-0 victory over Ruther ford in the district tourna ment semifinals. Mosley (13-1-1) will meet Arnold, a team the Dolphins have routed twice already this year, in the district championship on Friday at 7 p.m. at the same site. Mos ley coach Marek Betkowski SEE PREP | C3 SEE MO SLEY | C3
Page C2 | The News Herald | Wednesday, January 14, 2015 AUTO RACING NASCAR driver accused of abuse says ex is trained assassin DOVER, Del. (AP) â€” The NAS CAR driver known as â€œThe Out lawâ€ testified Tuesday he believes his ex-girlfriend is a trained assassin dispatched on covert missions around the world who once returned to him in a bloodsplattered gown. â€œEverybody on the outside can tell me Iâ€™m crazy, but I lived on the inside and saw it firsthand,â€ Kurt Busch said when his attorney, Rusty Hardin, questioned why he still believed Patricia Driscoll is a hired killer. Busch, appearing in court again over Driscollâ€™s request for a no-contact order, continued the push of his legal team to discredit his ex as a scorned woman out to destroy his career, portray ing her as a character fit for a screenplay. Busch said Driscoll repeatedly asserted her assassin status and claimed the work took her on mis sions across Central and South America and Africa. He recounted one time when the couple was in El Paso, Texas. He said Driscoll left in camouflage gear only to return later wearing a trench coat over an evening gown covered with blood. A day earlier, Buschâ€™s said his ex-girlfriend told him she was a mercenary who killed people for a living and had shown him pictures of bodies with gunshot wounds. Busch said Tuesday that Driscoll had claimed that a female character in â€œZero Dark Thirty,â€ a film depicting the CIAâ€™s hunt for Osama bin Laden, was a compos ite of her and other women. Last month, Michael Doncheff, who served as a personal assis tant to Busch and Driscoll, said an ailing Driscoll told him in Sep tember that she had been picked up by a big man and slammed to the ground while helping round up immigrants at the Mexican bor der, a story Doncheff considered â€œfar-fetched.â€ Doncheff said Driscoll also asserted that she was a trained assassin for the U.S. govern ment and once told him, â€œI take down foreign governments. I own Washington.â€ During the hearing, which stretched over four days, neither Driscoll nor her attorney refuted the testimony. Driscoll was not immediately available for comment after the hearing Tuesday and did not immediately respond to voicemail messages.
SPORT S Wednesday, January 14, 2015 | The News Herald | Page C3 leading a balanced effort with 16 points. Quavius Copeland added 13, Anton Waters 12 and Jonathan Wade nine. Cole is leading the Commodores in scoring this season at 13.3 points per game, followed by Waters (11.4), Wade (10.4) and Davaris McGowens (9.6). The No. 13 Lady Commodores (13-4, 0-2) are in dire need of a victory after league losses to Chipola 75-67 and TCC 82-63, while Northwest Florida State (16-1, 1-1) is looking to keep pace with the Panhandleâ€™s two unbeaten teams, Chipola and TCC. The Lady Raiders lost 64-59 to the Lady Eagles in their conference debut, but bounced back Saturday with an 85-54 win over Pensacola State. Northwest Florida is led by freshman Daniela Wallen with 16.1 points per game, followed by Simone Westbrook (13.3), Acey Powell (11.3) and Tia Sanders (11.1). Sophomore forward Chelsey Gibson is leading the Lady Commodores in scoring at 18.1 points per game, with Kristina King next at 16.6 and Tianah Alvarado at 14.5. COMMODORES from page C1 â€œHe has a great offensive mind, no doubt about it. If the new (football) coach wants him to stay weâ€™d have no prob lem with that. He told me that at this time it might not be fair to the new coach if he stays on staff. But we would like that. Jared is much loved by his players and his colleagues.â€ Hale said that he was told the school wanted a coach with more experience. He wasnâ€™t certain whether his 4-14 won-loss record factored into the decision to replace him. â€œHonestly Iâ€™m not even sure,â€ he said. â€œI hope it didnâ€™t because we played a lot of good teams. Half of our schedule was teams that were in the playoffs.â€ Funkhouser said that the NBH administration met as a team, and the decision did not come at the conclusion of the season because it was not based on the football teamâ€™s record. She said that Principal Meredith Higgins informed Hale that he was being replaced late last week. â€œThere are so many facets for coaching at the varsity level, and Jared has never had experience coaching at the varsity level,â€ Funkhouser said. â€œJared hasnâ€™t had time to gain that experience.â€ Hale said he was surprised when told he wouldnâ€™t be retained, and thought the program was building for the future with six combined sophomores and freshmen start ing this season. â€œItâ€™s tough. I told the guys today and thatâ€™s one of the hardest things I ever had to do,â€ Hale said. â€œTheyâ€™re upset, but I enjoyed being there and working with the kids. Making them better football players and people overall.â€ He said that heâ€™s been in contact with his father, James, a veteran head coach who started Arnoldâ€™s football program and helped out this season as a Bucsâ€™ assistant. The younger Hale said that heâ€™d like to continue coach ing football, but future decisions also will be impacted by what is best for his family, which includes a wife and child. â€œI love being around football,â€ Hale said. â€œItâ€™s my passion.â€ Funkhouser said that the position will be advertised in the coming days on the schoolâ€™s website. â€œWeâ€™re seeking a head coach with experience at the varsity level who can be proactive in fundraising as well as coaching the team,â€ she said. â€œWeâ€™re looking for that experi ence and leadership.â€ Funkhouser said the next head coach will not be pro moted from within. â€œWe have no one within the school; it was difficult to find assistant coaches within the school,â€ she said. â€œWe are open to anyone within the county or outside the county.â€ Funkhouser said that North Bay Haven would like to introduce a new head football coach in the next month. Hale will continue to teach government and coach boys weightlifting at North Bay Haven, and teach some physical education classes at Bay Haven Middle School. HALE from page C1 The No. 13 Lady Commodores (13-4, 0-2) are in dire need of a victory after league losses to Chipola 75-67 and TCC 82-63. ENCORE from page C1 wings. Three of the top recruits â€” wide receiver Johnnie Dixon, reputedly the fastest player on the roster, linebacker Kyler Berger and cornerback Marshon Lattimore â€” were injured and red shirted. If healthy, theyâ€™ll jump right back into the battle for spots on the two-deep. One other notable absence is one of the architects of Ohio Stateâ€™s offense, coordinator and quarterbacks coach Tom Herman. He took the Houston job last month, and will be replaced by Nebraska coordinator Tim Beck. Herman was invalu able, but itâ€™s Meyerâ€™s sys tem. The Buckeyes added a defensive coordinator, Chris Ash, a year ago and that turned out fine, with the defense revamped by Ash continually coming up big down the stretch. Thatâ€™s about it, how ever, for changes, losses and possible problem areas. Championship-game MVP Ezekiel Elliott, leading receiver Michael Thomas and everybody else on both lines, at line backer and in the second ary, is returning. â€œI wonder what theyâ€™ll question now,â€ Thomas said in the celebratory locker room. â€œItâ€™s a bless ing to be in this situation, this position. I felt we deserve it 100 percent. And weâ€™ll be back next year.â€ ANDRE W WA RDLO W | The News Herald Mosleyâ€™s Taylor Hallmon (13) makes an acrobatic move to the ball. MOSLEY from page C1 said his team, which features several athletes who play soccer throughout the year, is not overlooking any of its opponents this week. â€œMost of the girls have played soc cer long enough to know that in soccer anything is possible,â€ Betkowski said. â€œThere is no such thing as a given outcome. We just try hard and play our best.â€ Gracie Mullins, Stevie-Marie Mul lins, Kristi Jones and Alyssa Forker each tallied one goal in the first half as the Dolphins quickly ended any doubt about the eventual outcome. Taylor Hallmon, Elizabeth Vickers and Gabby Krajniak scored a goal apiece in the second half. In truth, the only thing to prevent Mosley from registering a victory via the eight-goal mercy rule was Betkowskiâ€™s decision to insert more than a half-dozen substitutes midway through the first half. â€œNothing can replace game experi ence,â€ Betkowski said. â€œEvery game, if we can put players in, itâ€™s a big oppor tunity. In practice, the girls always know itâ€™s practice.â€ The Dolphins now have registered 89 goals as a team this season, led by Vickersâ€™ 25. Gracie Mullinsâ€™ goal against Rutherford (4-15-1) broke a scoreless tie in the gameâ€™s opening minutes and was her first goal of the season. â€œScoring goals is not always an indicator of talent, but it definitely is good news that we have more than one or two players who can score,â€ Betkowski said. With their berth to regionals now assured, the Dolphins can clinch a home game in the quarterfinals if they can defeat Arnold for a third time on Friday. â€œI expect Arnold to do everything they can to stop us,â€ Betkowski said. â€œI know they will play their hearts out and make things difficult like they always do.â€ Mosley outscored the Marlins by a combined score of 15-3 in two victories earlier this season. â€œWe have to go as hard as we can and forget about the last two games,â€ Peffers said. Added Gardner: â€œWe canâ€™t make any mistakes against Mosley. Theyâ€™re solid at every position.â€ Boys basketball Bay 69, Gulf Breeze 32 PA N AMA CITY â€” Bay put four players in double figures as the Torna does defeated Gulf Breeze in District 1-5A. The Tornadoes, 12-5, 5-2, were paced by Rayshawn Patterson with 14 points. Marcus Jones, Robert Monroe and Cody Johnson all scored 11 points. Deondre Murphy added 10 rebounds and four blocked shots. Gulf Breeze won the junior varsity game 48-34. Bay hosts Mosley 7 p.m. Friday in another 1-5A game. Wewahitchka 56, Cottondale 55 W E WAHITCHKA â€” Parker Davis scored off an offensive rebound with 4 seconds left to spark the Gators. Jeff Hunter led Wewa, 2-12, with 16 points and 13 rebounds. Chris Small had 15 points and Davis 11 points and 11 rebounds. The Gators are at Liberty County on Thursday. Boys JV soccer Mosley 1, N orth Bay Haven 0 BAY O U G EOR G E â€” North Bay Haven slipped to 5-3-1 and will play at Rutherford on Friday. L ate results Boys JV soccer Arnold 2, N BH 2 PA N AMA CITY B E ACH â€” North Bay Haven earned a tie as Trevor Nolte and Kien Vu scored goals. Case Cutler and Keegan Myers had assists. PREP from page C1 CHA RLO TT E SVI LLE , Va. (AP) â€” Malcolm Brogdon scored 16 points, and No. 2 Virginia took command with a 29-6 run to start the second half of a 65-42 victory against Clemson on Tuesday night. Justin Anderson added 15 points for the Cavaliers (16-0, 4-0 Atlantic Coast Conference), who won their 20th consecutive game at John Paul Jones Arena. The win, with former Virginia great and three-time national player of the year Ralph Sampson in attendance, gave Virginia it first 4-0 start in conference play since the 1994-95 season. Jaron Blossomgame scored nine points to lead the Tigers (9-7, 1-3). Clemson closed to 25-19 at halftime, but didnâ€™t score for the first five minutes thereafter as Virginia expanded its lead to 34-19. With the score at 40-25, a three-point play by Darion Atkins and a 3-pointer by Brogdon stared a 16-0 burst to finish the run, making it 54-25, and coach Tony Bennett began substituting liberally. N o. 6 LO UISVI LLE 78, VI R GI N IA T E CH 63 LO UISVI LLE , Ky. â€” Chris Jones had a career-high 11 assists and Terry Rozier scored 16 points as Louisville easily brushed off Virginia Tech. Louisville (15-2, 3-1 ACC) tied a season-high with 10 3-pointers and had one of its best shooting performances of the season hitting 48 percent from the field (31 of 65). Rozier hit 4 of 6 from behind the arc. N o. 9 KA N SAS 67, N o. 24 O K L AH O MA STAT E 57 L AW REN C E , Kan. â€” Frank Mason III had 16 points and nine rebounds, Kelly Oubre Jr. added 14 points and Kansas beat Okla homa State to remain perfect in the Big 12. The Jayhawks (14-2) moved to 3-0 in league play for the ninth straight year largely thanks to its ability to get to the foul line. Kansas was 32 of 46 on free throws while attempting just 43 field goals in a game made choppy by the abundance of whistles. N o. 16 W E ST VI R GI N IA 86, N o. 18 O K L AH O MA 65 M OR GA N T O W N , W.Va. â€” Jevon Carter scored 18 points and West Virginia got its strongest performance of the season from its bench to beat Oklahoma. Devin Williams added 14 points and 11 rebounds while Nathan Adrian scored a season-high 11 for the Mountaineers (15-2, 3-1 Big 12). N o. 17 VCU 65, R H ODE IS L A ND 60 KI N GST ON , R .I. â€” Treveon Graham scored 16 of his 26 points in the second half and Virginia Commonwealth rallied for a victory over Rhode Island. VCU (14-3, 4-0 A-10) has now won a conferencebest nine consecutive games. T ENNE SS EE 74, N o. 19 A R KA N SAS 69 K NO XVI LLE , Tenn. â€” Josh Richardson scored 20 points and Tennessee withstood a furious Arkansas comeback to hang on for a victory over the Razorbacks. After trailing by 13 points with under four minutes left, Arkansas (13-3, 2-1 Southeastern Conference) cut the margin to three and had a chance to tie the game when Anton Beard was fouled by Kevin Punter while attempting a 3-pointer with 5.1 seconds remaining. BUT LER 79, N o. 21 S E T ON HA LL 75, O T NE WA R K, N .J. â€” Roosevelt Jones scored a season-high 23 points, Kellen Dunham added 21 and Butler knocked off Seton Hall. Women N o. 3 BAY LOR 79, I O WA STAT E 47 WAC O , Texas â€” Nina Davis scored 18 points, Niya Johnson had 12 assists and No. 3 Baylor led throughout to stretch its winning streak to 14 games. The Lady Bears (15-1, 4-0 Big 12) built a 22-point lead in the first half, when Johnson already had 11 of her assists. COLLEGE BASKETBALL No. 2 Cavaliers race past Tigers
STAT SHEET Page C4 | The News Herald | Wednesday, January 14, 2015 Television Golf 11:30 p.m. GOLF â€” European PGA Tour, Abu Dhabi (United Arab Emirates) Championship, first round, part I 4 a.m. GOLF â€” European PGA Tour, Abu Dhabi (United Arab Emirates) Championship, first round, part II Menâ€™s college basketball 6 p.m. ESPN2 â€” North Carolina at NC State 6 p.m. ESPNU â€” Houston at East Carolina 6 p.m. FS1 â€” St. Johnâ€™s at Providence 7 p.m. ESPNEWS â€” Texas Tech at Kansas St. 8 p.m. ESPN2 â€” UCLA at Southern California 8 p.m. ESPNU â€” Iowa St. at Baylor 8 p.m. FS1 â€” Xavier at Villanova 10 p.m. ESPN2 â€” San Diego St. at Wyoming 10 p.m. ESPNU â€” Stanford at California NBA 7 p.m. ESPN â€” Washington at Chicago 9:30 p.m. ESPN â€” L.A. Clippers at Portland NHL 7 p.m. NBCSN â€” Philadelphia at Washington In The BLEACHERS SPORTS Briefs Ebro: Matinee Idol enters semifinals EBRO â€” The semifinals of the Matinee Idol Stakes will be held today at Derby Lane and simulcast at Ebro Greyhound Park. The sixth and 10th races of the matinee comprise the semifinals with the sixth race appearing to have the strongest field. Stylistic and JW B Ward come in with flashy credentials, but Husker Zhivany and Go Greytescape have back-to-back wins. Flying Sebastian is another possible contender. The 10th has Kiowa Jordan Doc in fine form starting from the 8 hole and Penrose Lobo had 26 quinielas in 45 starts coming into the new year. Cheap Thrill always deserves attention, and starts from the 4 hole. The eighth race of the evening card has LKâ€™s MC Clintock on a roll and Penrose Kyle sure to be among the favorites. Vegas Christy and CGâ€™s Jerry start from the inside in the 10th and should give Husker Magic, 5 hole, a challenge. At Sarasota, D Ark Ax has won three straight including his debut in Grade A, but Tony Roman also is in solid form entering his first A start and Ebro veteran Jacob Radosevich is dangerous in the stretch. LSU grabs Alabama assistant Steele BATON ROUGE, La. â€” LSU coach Les Miles has hired Alabama linebackers coach Kevin Steele as the Tigersâ€™ defensive coordinator. Steel, whose hiring was announced Tuesday evening, has received national honors for recruiting. He has spent the past two seasons under Nick Saban, working this season as the Crimson Tideâ€™s linebackers coach and as special assistant to the head coach. Steele fills a vacancy left by John Chavis, who left after this season to become Texas A&Mâ€™s defensive coordinator. Steele was Baylorâ€™s head coach from 1999 to 2002 and defensive coordinator at Clemson from 2009 to 2011. Steele also served as an NFL assistant with Carolina and worked under Bobby Bowden at Florida State before his first stint with Saban at Alabama during 2007 and 2008. Braves, Rodriguez agree to deal ATLANTA â€” Left-hander Wandy Rodriguez and the Atlanta Braves have agreed to a minor league contract. Rodriguez, who turns 36 Sunday, will attend big league spring training and compete for the fifth spot in the rotation. If he is added to the 40-man roster, he would get a one-year contract for $2 million. Rodriguez was 0-2 with a 6.75 ERA last year in six starts with Pittsburgh, which released him on May 30. Rodriquez appeared in only 12 games in 2013 due to a left forearm injury. Sources: D-Backs, Cuban pitcher Yoan Lopez agree to deal PHOENIX â€” The Arizona Diamondbacks have agreed to a contract with Cuban pitcher Yoan Lopez that includes an $8.27 million signing bonus, two people with knowledge of the deal said Tuesday. A hard-throwing 21-year-old right-hander, Lopez is expected to begin his Diamondbacks career in the minor leagues. The people spoke on condition of anonymity because the deal hasnâ€™t been announced. Area EVENTS Boys soccer: Wakulla at Bay (TOS) 5:30 p.m. Womenâ€™s basketball: Northwest at Gulf Coast 5:30 p.m. Menâ€™s basketball: Northwest at Gulf Coast 7:30 p.m. On The AIR Ebro Schedule Monday Matinee: Thoroughbred simulcast: Parx 11:25 a.m., Aqueduct 11:25 a.m., Gulfstream 11:35 a.m., Santa Anita 2:30 p.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: Aqueduct 11:25 a.m., Tampa Bay 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: Greyhound simulcast: Derby Lane 6:30 p.m.,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., Palm Beach noon. Evening: Greyhound simulcast: Derby Lane 6:30 p.m., Jacksonville 6:30 p.m. Friday Matinee: Thoroughbred simulcast: Aqueduct 11:25 a.m., Tampa Bay 11:30 am., Gulfstream 11:35 a.m., Santa Anita 3 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 â€“ (Ext. 180) Open 9 a.m. to 3 a.m. Monday through Friday and 24 hours on weekends and holidays. New Yearâ€™s schedule: Open 9 a.m. Monday to 3 a.m. Wednesday. LOCATION â€“ Intersection of State 79 and State 20. INFORMATION â€“ 234-3943. Odds Glantz-Culver Line Favorite Open Today O/U Underdog NFL playoffs Sunday at Seattle 7 7 (46) GB at NE 7 7 (53) Indy NFL Playoff schedule Wild-card Playoffs Saturday, Jan. 3 Carolina 27, Arizona 16 Baltimore 30, Pittsburgh 17 Sunday, Jan. 4 Indianapolis 26, Cincinnati 10 Dallas 24, Detroit 20 Divisional Playoffs Saturday, Jan. 10 New England 35, Baltimore 31 Seattle 31, Carolina 17 Sunday, Jan. 11 Green Bay 26, Dallas 21 Indianapolis 24, Denver 13 Conference Championships Sunday, Jan. 18 Green Bay at Seattle, 2:05 p.m.(FOX) Indianapolis at New England, 5:40 p.m. (CBS) Pro Bowl Sunday, Jan. 25 At Glendale, Ariz. Team Irvin vs. Team Carter, 7 p.m. (ESPN) Super Bowl Sunday, Feb. 1 At Glendale, Ariz. AFC champion vs. NFC champion, 5:30 p.m. (NBC) College football Bowl schedule Saturday, Jan. 10 Medal of Honor Bowl At Charleston, S.C. National 26, American 14 Monday, Jan. 12 College Football Championship At Arlington, Texas Ohio State 42, Oregon 20 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) Monday summary Ohio State 42, Oregon 20 Ohio St. 14 7 7 14 Oregon 7 3 10 0 First Quarter Oreâ€”Lowe 7 pass from Mariota (Sch neider kick), 12:21. OSUâ€”Elliott 33 run (Nuernberger kick), 4:36. OSUâ€”Vannett 1 pass from C.Jones (Nuernberger kick), 1:08. Second Quarter OSUâ€”C.Jones 1 run (Nuernberger kick), 4:49. Oreâ€”FG Schneider 26, :48. Third Quarter Oreâ€”Marshall 70 pass from Mariota (Schneider kick), 11:23. Oreâ€”FG Schneider 23, 6:39. OSUâ€”Elliott 9 run (Nuernberger kick), :00. Fourth Quarter OSUâ€”Elliott 2 run (Nuernberger kick), 9:44. OSUâ€”Elliott 1 run (Nuernberger kick), :28. A,689. OSU Ore First downs 28 20 Rushes-yards 61-296 33-132 Passing 242 333 Comp-Att-Int 16-23-1 24-38-1 Return Yards 40 0 Punts-Avg. 3-42.0 6-40.0 Fumbles-Lost 3-3 1-0 Penalties-Yards 5-30 10-76 Time of Possession 37:29 22:31 INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS RUSHING â€”Ohio St., Elliott 36-246, C.Jones 21-38, Samuel 1-6, C.Smith 1-3, Marshall 2-3. Oregon, Tyner 12-62, Mari ota 10-39, Freeman 10-22, Marshall 1-9. PASSING â€”Ohio St., C.Jones 16-23-1242. Oregon, Mariota 24-37-1-333, Lockie 0-1-0-0. RECEIVING â€”Ohio St., Marshall 5-52, M.Thomas 4-53, C.Smith 2-76, Vannett 2-9, D.Smith 1-45, Samuel 1-8, Elliott 1(minus 1). Oregon, Marshall 8-169, Baylis 5-25, Stanford 4-61, Lowe 3-55, Nelson 2-21, Tyner 2-2. AP Top 25 The Top 25 teams in The Associated Press college football poll, with first-place votes in parentheses, final records, total points based on 25 points for a first-place vote through one point for a 25th-place vote, and previous ranking: Record Pts Pv 1. Ohio St. (59) 14-1 1,475 5 2. Oregon 13-2 1,402 3 3. TCU 12-1 1,349 6 4. Alabama 12-2 1,297 1 5. Florida St. 13-1 1,212 2 5. Michigan St. 11-2 1,212 7 7. Baylor 11-2 1,098 4 8. Georgia Tech 11-3 1,071 10 9. Georgia 10-3 925 13 10. UCLA 10-3 908 14 11. Mississippi St. 10-3 767 8 12. Arizona St. 10-3 756 15 13. Wisconsin 11-3 724 17 14. Missouri 11-3 710 16 15. Clemson 10-3 683 18 16. Boise St. 12-2 653 21 17. Mississippi 9-4 543 9 18. Kansas St. 9-4 509 11 19. Arizona 10-4 499 12 20. Southern Cal 9-4 315 24 21. Utah 9-4 302 23 22. Auburn 8-5 216 19 23. Marshall 13-1 161 â€” 24. Louisville 9-4 116 20 25. Memphis 10-3 94 â€” Others receiving votes: Notre Dame 28, Stanford 27, Nebraska 22, Air Force 21, Duke 18, LSU 12, Utah St. 11, Arkansas 10, Minnesota 9, Oklahoma 7, Texas A&M 7, N. Illinois 4, Colorado St. 2. NBA Standings EASTERN CONFERENCE Atlantic Division W L Pct GB Toronto 25 12 .676 â€” Brooklyn 16 22 .421 9 Boston 13 23 .361 11 Philadelphia 7 30 .189 18 New York 5 35 .125 21 Southeast Division W L Pct GB Atlanta 30 8 .789 â€” Washington 26 12 .684 4 Miami 16 21 .432 13 Charlotte 15 24 .385 15 Orlando 14 27 .341 17 Central Division W L Pct GB Chicago 26 13 .667 â€” Milwaukee 20 19 .513 6 Cleveland 19 19 .500 6 Indiana 15 25 .375 11 Detroit 14 24 .368 11 WESTERN CONFERENCE Southwest Division W L Pct GB Houston 27 11 .711 â€” Memphis 26 11 .703 Dallas 26 12 .684 1 San Antonio 23 16 .590 4 New Orleans 18 19 .486 8 Northwest Division W L Pct GB Portland 30 8 .789 â€” Oklahoma City 18 19 .486 11 Denver 17 20 .459 12 Utah 13 26 .333 17 Minnesota 6 31 .162 23 Pacific Division W L Pct GB Golden State 30 5 .857 â€” L.A. Clippers 25 13 .658 6 Phoenix 22 18 .550 10 Sacramento 16 21 .432 15 L.A. Lakers 12 26 .316 19 Mondayâ€™s Games Detroit 114, Toronto 111 Houston 113, Brooklyn 99 Boston 108, New Orleans 100 Orlando 121, Chicago 114 Tuesdayâ€™s Games Atlanta 105, Philadelphia 87 Washington 101, San Antonio 93 Minnesota 110, Indiana 101 Golden State 116, Utah 105 Cleveland at Phoenix, (n) Dallas at Sacramento, (n) Miami at L.A. Lakers, (n) Wednesdayâ€™s Games Houston at Orlando, 6 p.m. San Antonio at Charlotte, 6 p.m. Philadelphia at Toronto, 6:30 p.m. New Orleans at Detroit, 6:30 p.m. Memphis at Brooklyn, 6:30 p.m. Washington at Chicago, 7 p.m. Atlanta at Boston, 7 p.m. Dallas at Denver, 8 p.m. Miami at Golden State, 9:30 p.m. L.A. Clippers at Portland, 9:30 p.m. Thursdayâ€™s Games New York vs. Milwaukee at London, England, 2 p.m. Oklahoma City at Houston, 7 p.m. Cleveland at L.A. Lakers, 9:30 p.m. College basketball Tuesdayâ€™s menâ€™s scores EAST Bloomfield 77, Dominican (NY) 76 Butler 79, Seton Hall 75, OT E. Nazarene 62, Wentworth 57 Iona 74, Fairfield 58 Mass.-Lowell 62, Maine 59 Merrimack 104, St. Rose 97 Middlebury 94, Castleton 56 New England 60, W. New England 58 Penn 67, Niagara 56 Post (Conn.) 85, Concordia (N.Y.) 70 S. New Hampshire 65, Pace 50 Syracuse 86, Wake Forest 83, OT Ursinus 83, Washington (Md.) 68 VCU 65, Rhode Island 60 West Virginia 86, Oklahoma 65 SOUTH Abilene Christian 95, Northwestern St. 81 Alice Lloyd 90, Crown (Tenn.) 48 Asbury 82, Brescia 70 Kentucky 86, Missouri 37 Lipscomb 60, SC-Upstate 58 Louisville 78, Virginia Tech 63 Nicholls St. 61, Houston Baptist 57 Pfeiffer 82, Barton 68 Sewanee 61, Hiwassee 44 Tennessee 74, Arkansas 69 Virginia 65, Clemson 42 MIDWEST Concordia (Wis.) 56, Marian (Wis.) 48 Edgewood 93, Lakeland 61 Indiana 76, Penn St. 73 Kansas 67, Oklahoma St. 57 Milwaukee Engineering 68, Wis. Lutheran 54 N. Iowa 63, Bradley 52 Ohio St. 71, Michigan 52 SOUTHWEST McMurry 83, Rhema Bible 69 Stephen F. Austin 109, Cent. Arkansas 58 FAR WEST Montana 86, Montana Tech 44 Tuesdayâ€™s womenâ€™s scores EAST W. Michigan 62, Buffalo 59 Yale 53, St. Peterâ€™s 45 SOUTH Campbell 75, Gardner-Webb 74 Coastal Carolina 71, Charleston Southern 62 High Point 67, UNC Asheville 50 Liberty 70, Longwood 48 Radford 55, Winthrop 47 SOUTHWEST Baylor 79, Iowa St. 47 Lamar 82, Cent. Arkansas 46 Tulane 71, UCF 70 Mondayâ€™s menâ€™s scores EAST Brown 88, Lyndon St. 42 Monmouth (NJ) 55, Rider 54 SOUTH Alabama St. 88, MVSU 76 Alcorn St. 72, Grambling St. 70 Coastal Carolina 70, Campbell 67 Delaware St. 79, Howard 76 Hampton 78, Florida A&M 63 Md.-Eastern Shore 78, Morgan St. 53 NC Central 58, Savannah St. 40 Norfolk St. 79, Bethune-Cookman 55 SC State 52, NC A&T 50 Sam Houston St. 72, SE Louisiana 59 Southern U. 60, Jackson St. 52 SOUTHWEST Incarnate Word 97, New Orleans 66 Lamar 66, Texas A&M-CC 64 UTSA 68, Texas-Pan American 43 Mondayâ€™s womenâ€™s scores EAST Columbia 45, NJIT 38 Mount St. Maryâ€™s 54, CCSU 50 Robert Morris 86, Wagner 47 SOUTH Chattanooga 47, Furman 40 Mercer 74, UNC-Greensboro 73 Morgan St. 72, Md.-Eastern Shore 62 Samford 60, W. Carolina 50 Southern U. 77, Jackson St. 61 MIDWEST Evansville 86, Bradley 46 VCU 59, Saint Louis 54 NHL Standings EASTERN CONFERENCE Atlantic Division GP W L OT Pts GF GA Tampa Bay 45 27 14 4 58 146 122 Montreal 41 26 12 3 55 111 95 Detroit 43 23 11 9 55 120 107 Boston 44 23 15 6 52 117 114 Florida 41 20 12 9 49 102 113 Toronto 43 22 18 3 47 137 132 Ottawa 42 17 17 8 42 114 118 Buffalo 44 14 27 3 31 82 150 Metropolitan Division GP W L OT Pts GF GA N.Y. Islanders 43 29 13 1 59 134 116 Pittsburgh 42 26 10 6 58 129 100 Washington 42 23 11 8 54 125 106 N.Y. Rangers 40 24 12 4 52 124 98 Philadelphia 43 17 19 7 41 119 129 Columbus 40 18 19 3 39 104 131 New Jersey 44 15 21 8 38 96 124 Carolina 43 14 24 5 33 91 114 WESTERN CONFERENCE Central Division GP W L OT Pts GF GA Nashville 42 29 9 4 62 130 94 Chicago 43 28 13 2 58 134 95 St. Louis 43 27 13 3 57 140 107 Winnipeg 44 22 14 8 52 121 111 Dallas 42 19 16 7 45 131 139 Colorado 44 18 17 9 45 115 127 Minnesota 42 18 19 5 41 113 128 Pacific Division GP W L OT Pts GF GA Anaheim 43 27 10 6 60 121 118 Los Angeles 43 20 13 10 50 121 112 Vancouver 41 23 15 3 49 114 109 San Jose 43 22 16 5 49 116 118 Calgary 43 22 18 3 47 123 114 Arizona 41 16 21 4 36 97 136 Edmonton 44 10 25 9 29 99 149 NOTE: Two points for a win, one point for overtime loss. Mondayâ€™s Games Philadelphia 7, Tampa Bay 3 Washington 2, Colorado 1 Los Angeles 2, Toronto 0 Tuesdayâ€™s Games Carolina 3, Colorado 2, SO Boston 4, Tampa Bay 3 Detroit 3, Buffalo 1 N.Y. Islanders 3, N.Y. Rangers 0 Pittsburgh 7, Minnesota 2 St. Louis 4, Edmonton 2 Nashville 5, Vancouver 1 Winnipeg 8, Florida 2 Dallas 5, Ottawa 4 San Jose at Arizona, (n) Wednesdayâ€™s Games Montreal at Columbus, 6 p.m. Philadelphia at Washington, 7 p.m. Toronto at Anaheim, 9 p.m. New Jersey at Los Angeles, 9:30 p.m. Thursdayâ€™s Games N.Y. Rangers at Boston, 6 p.m. Minnesota at Buffalo, 6 p.m. Vancouver at Philadelphia, 6 p.m. Montreal at Ottawa, 6:30 p.m. Edmonton at Tampa Bay, 6:30 p.m. Colorado at Florida, 6:30 p.m. Detroit at St. Louis, 7 p.m. Winnipeg at Dallas, 7:30 p.m. Calgary at Arizona, 8 p.m. Toronto at San Jose, 9:30 p.m. Scoring leaders Through Jan. 12 GP G A Pts Jakub Voracek, Phi 43 17 35 52 Tyler Seguin, Dal 41 26 22 48 Claude Giroux, Phi 42 14 34 48 Patrick Kane, Chi 43 20 27 47 Evgeni Malkin, Pit 41 19 28 47 Tyler Johnson, TB 43 17 29 46 Ryan Getzlaf, Anh 42 13 32 45 Vladimir Tarasenko, StL 42 23 21 44 Sidney Crosby, Pit 38 12 32 44 Phil Kessel, Tor 43 19 24 43 Nicklas Backstrom, Was 42 13 29 42 Rick Nash, NYR 39 26 15 41 Steven Stamkos, TB 44 23 18 41 Nikita Kucherov, TB 44 17 24 41 Golf PGA Tour schedule-winners Jan. 9-12 â€” Hyundai Tournament of Champions (Patrick Reed) Jan. 15-18 â€” Sony Open in Hawaii, Waialae Golf Course, Honolulu Jan. 22-25 â€” Humana Challenge, La Quinta CC, Jack Nicklaus Private Course at PGA West, Arnold Palmer Private Course at PGA West, La Quinta, Calif. Jan. 29-Feb. 1 â€” Waste Management Phoenix Open, TPC Scottsdale-Stadium Course, Scottsdale, Ariz. Feb. 5-8 â€” Farmers Insurance Open, Torrey Pines-South Course, Torrey PinesNorth Course, La Jolla, Calif. Feb. 12-15 â€” AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am, Spyglass Hill, Pebble Beach, MPCC-Shore Course, Pebble Beach, Calif. Feb. 19-22 â€” Northern Trust Open, Riviera Country Club, Pacific Palisades, Calif. Feb. 26-March 1 â€” The Honda Classic, PGA National Resort & Spa-The Champion Course, Palm Beach Gardens. Tennis ATP Heineken Open Tuesday At ASB Bank Tennis Centre Auckland, New Zealand Purse: $519,395 (WT250) Surface: Hard-Outdoor Singles First Round Kenny De Schepper, France, def. Santiago Giraldo (6), Colombia, 6-2, 6-3. Jiri Vesely, Czech Republic, def. Thomaz Bellucci, Brazil, 6-3, 7-6 (4). Alejandro Falla, Colombia, def. Jose Statham, New Zealand, 6-4, 6-4. Pablo Carreno Busta, Spain, def. Borna Coric, Croatia, 6-4, 6-3. Diego Schwartzman, Argentina, def. Guillermo Garcia-Lopez (7), Spain, 6-2, 4-6, 6-1. Donald Young, U.S., def. Go Soeda, Japan, 6-7 (2), 6-1, 6-3. Michael Venus, New Zealand, def. Alejandro Gonzalez, Colombia, 5-7, 6-3, 7-6 (7). Albert Ramos-Vinolas, Spain, def. Paolo Lorenzi, Italy, 6-4, 6-3. Yen-hsun Lu (9), Taiwan, def. Juan Monaco, Argentina, 6-4, 2-6, 6-1. WTA Hobart International Tuesday At The Domain Tennis Centre Hobart, Australia Purse: $250,000 (Intl.) Surface: Hard-Outdoor Singles Second Round Kurumi Nara, Japan, def. Johanna Larsson, Sweden, 7-6 (1), 6-4. Heather Watson, Britain, def. Sloane Stephens (5), U.S., 6-3, 6-1. Roberta Vinci (9), Italy, def. Annika Beck, Germany, 3-6, 6-3, 6-3. Apia International Tuesday At Olympic Park Tennis Centre Sydney Purse: Men, $494,310 (WT250); Women, $731,000 (Premier) Surface: Hard-Outdoor Singles Men First Round Jeremy Chardy (7), France, def. Sam Querrey, U.S., 6-4, 6-4. Viktor Troicki, Serbia, def. Martin Klizan (8), Slovakia, 6-2, 6-3. Bernard Tomic, Australia, def. Igor Sijsling, Netherlands, 6-1, 6-2. Mikhail Kukushkin, Kazakhstan, def. Denis Istomin, Uzbekistan, 6-3, 7-6 (1). Pablo Andujar, Spain, def. Jarkko Nieminen, Finland, 6-2, 6-2. Juan Martin del Potro, Argentina, def. Sergiy Stakhovsky, Ukraine, 6-3, 7-6 (4). Vasek Pospisil, Canada, def. Andreas Seppi, Italy, 6-3, 7-6 (4). Gilles Muller, Luxembourg, def. Sam Groth, Australia, 3-6, 6-3, 7-6 (6). Jerzy Janowicz, Poland, def. Nick Kyrgios, Australia, 6-1, 6-7 (6), 7-6 (5). Women Second Round Carla Suarez Navarro, Spain, def. Ekaterina Makarova (6), Russia, 4-6, 61, 6-4. Tsvetana Pironkova, Bulgaria, def. Madison Keys, U.S., 4-6, 4-1, retired. Karolina Pliskova, Czech Republic, def. Nicole Gibbs, U.S., 6-0, 6-0. Barbora Zahlavova Strycova, Czech Republic, def. Sam Stosur, Australia, 7-6 (1), 6-2. Garbine Muguruza, Spain, def. Agnieszka Radwanska (3), Poland, 3-6, 7-6 (4), 6-2. Jarmila Gajdosova, Australia, def. Dominika Cibulkova (7), Slovakia, 1-6, 6-3, 6-4. Petra Kvitova (2), Czech Republic, def. Peng Shuai, China, 6-1, 7-5. Angelique Kerber (5), Germany, def. Daria Gavrilova, Russia, 6-7 (6), 7-6 (2), 6-3. Transactions BASEBALL COMMISSIONERâ€™S OFFICE â€” Suspended LHP Enrique Garcia 50 games following a second positive test for a drug of abuse in violation of the Minor League Drug Prevention and Treatment Program. American League BOSTON RED SOX â€” Promoted Raquel Ferreira to vice president of baseball administration, Amiel Sawdaye to vice president of amateur and international scouting, Mark Wasinger to special assistant for player personnel, Mike Murov to assistant director of major league operations, Brian Abraham to assistant director of player development, Mike Rikard to director of amateur scouting, Steve Sanders to assistant director of amateur scouting and Dave Klipstein to special assignment scout. Named Paul Fryer global crosschecker, Joe McDonald baseball operations analyst, Adrian Lorenzo major league staff assistant, Dr. Richard Ginsburg director of the behavioral health program, Jason Bartley physical therapist and clincical educator, Nancy Clark team nutritionist, Todd Gold amateur scout for North and South Carolina, Stephen Hargett amateur scout for northern Florida, Josh Labandeira amateur scout for northern California, Justin Horowitz assistant amateur and international scout, Gus Quattlebaum assistant director of professional and international scouting, Brian Bannister professional scout and analyst, Francisco Polanco area scout for the Dominican Republic, Lenin Rodriguez area scout in Venezuela and Bob Tewksbury, Laz Gutierrez and Justin Suâ€™a mental skills coaches. KANSAS CITY ROYALS â€” Agreed to terms with manager Ned Yost on a oneyear contract extension through the 2016 season. TEXAS RANGERS â€” Agreed to terms with OF Carlos Peguero, LHP Chad James, C Kevin Torres, RHPs Kyle Lotzkar and Francisco Mendoza and INFs Edwin Garcia, Guilder Rodriguez and J.T. Wise on minor league contracts. Promoted Casey Candaele to minor league field coordinator, Josue Perez to minor league hitting coordinator and Chris Briones to minor league catching coordinator. Named Dwayne Murphy minor league assistant hitting/outfield coordinator, Juan Lopez assistant minor league catching coordinator and Bruce Hines minor league baserunning coordinator. National League ATLANTA BRAVES â€” Agreed to terms with LHP Wandy Rodriguez on a minor league contract. COLORADO ROCKIES â€” Traded RHP Chris Martin to the N.Y. Yankees for cash considerations. LOS ANGELES DODGERS â€” Agreed to terms with C A.J. Ellis on a one-year contract. MILWAUKEE BREWERS â€” Named Gary Lucas pitching coach, Liu Rodriguez coach and Steve Timmers strength and conditioning specialist Steve Timmers of Wisconsin (MWL) and Jose Ramos pitching coach, Alex Mena trainer and Alistair Matthews strength and conditioning specialist for the DSL Brewers. SAN DIEGO PADRES â€” Agreed to terms with RHP Jose Valverde on a minor league contract. WASHINGTON NATIONALS â€” Agreed to terms with 1B/OF Mike Carp and C Steven Lerud on minor league contracts. American Association KANSAS CITY T-BONES â€” Signed INF Vladamir Frias. Can-Am League NEW JERSEY JACKALS â€” Signed C Tony Caldwell. Frontier League FLORENCE FREEDOM â€” Signed LHP Michael Oâ€™Neal and 3B Bryan Soloman to contract extensions. GATEWAY GRIZZLIES â€” Signed INF Tommy Richards to a contract extension. Signed OF Demarcus Henderson. ROCKFORD AVIATORS â€” Signed INF Conor Sczerba. BASKETBALL National Basketball Association NBA â€” Suspended Brooklyn F Kevin Garnett one game for initiating an altercation with Houston C Dwight Howard, who was fined $15,000. FOOTBALL National Football League BALTIMORE RAVENS â€” Signed OT Marcel Jones, DB Quinton Pointer, FB Kiero Small, DE Zach Thompson, QB Keith Wenning and TEs Allen Reisner and Konrad Reuland to future contracts. BUFFALO BILLS â€” Terminated the contract of defensive coordinator Jim Schwartz. Named Greg Roman offensive coordinator. CHICAGO BEARS â€” Announced director of pro personnel Kevin Turks is no longer with the team. DALLAS COWBOYS â€” Signed LB Mister Alexander and RB Ryan Williams to future contracts. DENVER BRONCOS â€” Signed QB Bryn Renner, RB Kapri Bibbs, C Matt Paradis, DE Gerald Rivers and WRs Isaiah Burse, Bennie Fowler and WR Nathan Palmer to future contracts. NEW YORK GIANTS â€” Signed DB Trevin Wade and OL Emmett Cleary to future contracts. NEW YORK JETS â€” Named Mike Maccagnan general manager. PITTSBURGH STEELERS â€” Promoted linebackers coach Keith Butler to defensive coordinator. SEATTLE SEAHAWKS â€” Placed WR Paul Richardson on injured reserve. Signed QB B.J. Daniels from the practice squad. Canadian Football League TORONTO ARGONAUTS â€” Released DB Jalil Carter. Re-signed OL Jarriel King to a contract extension. HOCKEY National Hockey League ARIZONA COYOTES â€” Recalled D Philip Samuelsson from Portland (AHL). MONTREAL CANADIENS â€” Recalled F Stefan Fournier from Wheeling (ECHL) to Hamilton (AHL). NEW JERSEY DEVILS â€” Assigned D Seth Helgeson to Albany (AHL). Recalled F Joe Whitney from Albany. WASHINGTON CAPITALS â€” Recalleed D Steven Oleksy from Hershey (AHL). COLLEGE AMERICAN FOOTBALL COACHES ASSOCIATION â€” Elected Cincinnati coach Tommy Tuberville president and Arizona coach Rich Rodriguez and Central (Iowa) coach Jeff McMartin to the board of trustees. FURMAN â€” Named Kyle Gillenwater defensive coordinator. SUSQUEHANNA â€” Named Tom Perkovich football coach. WISCONSIN â€” Named Joe Rudolph associate head football coach and offensive coordinator. Announced defensive coordinator Dave Aranda will return.
Wednesday, January 14, 2015 | The News Herald | Page C5 FOOTBALL Page C2 | Daily News | Wednesday, January 14, 2015 Sports The Associated Press There are the 2007 Patri ots, a juggernaut, and the 2014 not-so-dominant ver sion. There are the current Seahawks, not quite as fear some as last yearâ€™s champi onship edition. Throw in a Packers team that doesnâ€™t much resemble the Lombardi squads, and a group of Colts who have experienced more ups and downs this season than the rest of this Final Four. Yes, itâ€™s been a long and winding road to the confer ence title games for New England, Seattle, Green Bay and Indianapolis. â€œItâ€™s been quite gratify ing because of the challenge of answering the Super Bowl accomplishment,â€ said Seahawks coach Pete Carroll, whose Seahawks were 3-3 and fighting off the championship hangover in October. Theyâ€™ve won 10 of 11 since, and their defense became immovable once AllPro inside linebacker Bobby Wagner returned from a right foot injury. â€œWhen I went into this year with the thought that this is a very unique chance at showing that you can handle all of that â€” itâ€™s been difficult for people and the history of it shows you that itâ€™s hard to come back and get yourself back into this kind of position again. So this is exactly where weâ€™d hoped we would be right now. So thatâ€™s something that weâ€™ve accomplished; itâ€™s reward ing to this point.â€ It should be. Until the Seahawks beat Carolina last Saturday, the last defending Super Bowl to win its next postseason game was New England â€” nine years ago. Just as much in the dol drums back in early autumn as the Seahawks: Tom Brady and the Patriots. They were 2-2, coming off an ugly loss at Kansas City in prime time. The three-time Super Bowl winner had little cohe sion with a mediocre group of wideouts other than Julian Edelman. Star tight end Rob Gronkowski was slowly coming back from injuries that basically wiped out his previous season. Questions abounded concerning the running game, the offensive line, and a defense that had been torched in two of the first four games. In the next 12 weeks, the Patriots won 10 times. Between Oct. 5 and Nov. 23, they never scored fewer than 27 points and averaged more than 39 points in a sevengame winning streak. Think New England straightened things out? â€œItâ€™s hard to be oblivious to things,â€ Brady said of commentaries that the Patri ots were no longer elite. â€œWe all have TVs or the Internet, or the questions I get and the emails that I get from people that are concerned. Nobody died or anything. Itâ€™s just a loss and I think weâ€™ve always done a great job putting losses behind us quickly.â€ Coach Bill Belichick sees no magical formula for getting on the straight and narrow. â€œI think at this point really itâ€™s just about every body doing their job,â€ he said. â€œI donâ€™t think it really matters how many games youâ€™ve played or how long youâ€™ve been here.â€ Steelers name Butler defensive coordinator PITTSBURGH â€” The Pittsburgh Steelers didnâ€™t look far for Dick LeBeauâ€™s replacement. The team promoted longtime linebackers coach Keith Butler to defensive coordinator on Tuesday. Butler will take over for LeBeau. The Hall of Famer resigned on Saturday after the team finished 18th in total defense, the lowest in his second stint with the Steelers. Butler has spent the last 12 years with Pittsburgh and has a long history with Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin. Garrett, Marinelli set to return to Cowboys IRVING, Texas â€” Dallas coach Jason Garrett has agreed to a fiveyear contract and defensive coordinator Rod Marinelli also is returning on a three-year contract. Garrett led the Cowboys to the playoffs for the first time since 2009. He will make about $6 million annually after just completing a four-year, $20 million contract. The Dallas defense improved significantly after Marinelli was promoted from defensive line coach. Bills shuffle: Roman in, Schwartz out ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. â€” Greg Roman is in as the Buffalo Bills new offensive coordinator, and Jim Schwartz is out as defensive coordi nator. Both moves were expected, and announced by the Bills on Tues day, a day after Rex Ryan took over as coach. Schwartzâ€™s contract was terminated after one season in Buffalo, allowing him to pursue other jobs. Ryan is a defensive specialist. Roman was hired after spending the past two days negotiating with the Bills. He spent the previous four seasons serving as the San Francisco 49ers offensive coordinator. Jets hire Texans executive Maccagnan as GM NEW YORK â€” The New York Jets have hired Houston Texans executive Mike Maccagnan as their general manager, replacing the fired John Idzik. Maccagnan was Houstonâ€™s director of college scout ing and the only GM candidate who received a second meeting with the Jets. Maccagnan first interviewed with owner Woody Johnson and consultants Charley Casserly and Ron Wolf last Monday before having another meeting Friday and staying in New Jersey over the weekend. The Jets are still searching for a coach to replace Rex Ryan, who was fired along with Idzik on Dec. 29 after a 4-12 season in which the Jets missed the postseason for the fourth straight year. DALLAS (AP) â€” Oregonâ€™s season was so much more than the final game to quarterback Marcus Mariota. Just because his team ultimately came up short against Ohio State in the national championship, it doesnâ€™t diminish what the Ducks accom plished together as a team, he said. When history judges the 2014 Ore gon Ducks, however, it will likely be remembered as the year of Marcus Mariota. The junior quarterback was the face of the 13-2 team that defeated Florida State in the Rose Bowl in col lege footballâ€™s first playoffs, but then fell 42-20 to the Buckeyes. Ohio State ended the season ranked No. 1, Ore gon was No. 2. â€œBeing the champions from the Pac-12, being Rose Bowl champions, that says a lot about what we were able to do this year,â€ Mariota said. â€œProud of the guys. We fought through a lot of stuff and just ended up short, but it shouldnâ€™t take away from what we were able to do this year.â€ Mariota won every major award he qualified for, starting with the Heis man Trophy, as well as AP Player of the Year and Pac-12 Offensive Player of the Year. He set a conference record for most touchdowns in a single sea son with 58; 42 via pass, 15 on the run and a touchdown catch. He set the conference mark for career touch downs with 134. He threw at least one touchdown pass in all 41 college games he started in his career, the second-longest streak in NCAA history behind Marshallâ€™s Rakeem Cato (46). And heâ€™s one of just four quarterbacks in FBS history to pass for more than 10,000 yards and run for more than 2,000 in his career. By Thursday, he will have to decide if heâ€™s going to forgo his senior year and declare his eligibility for the NFL draft. He left the door slightly open for a return to Eugene following the loss to the Buckeyes. â€œThereâ€™s starting grad school, com ing back for another year to improve, thereâ€™s a lot of other things that could bring me back,â€ he said. But many expect that this was the humble team leaderâ€™s last season as a Duck. â€œI love this guy, and will forever,â€ coach Mark Helfrich said. â€œAbsolutely couldnâ€™t be luckier to coach him and be around him every day.â€ ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) â€” The first College Football Playoff was a success on almost every level â€” except maybe for fans of TCU and Baylor. Otherwise, there was not much to gripe about. And Ohio State walking away with the first championship by beating Oregon 42-20 on Monday night after getting the fourth spot ahead of TCU and Baylor cer tainly helped justify the selection commit teeâ€™s choice. Now that itâ€™s over, letâ€™s look ahead and examine where the College Football Playoff goes from here. HAPPY NEW YEAR If you thought New Yearâ€™s Day was just perfect, spending your lazy day off watching football, with a semifinal doubleheader kicking off around 5 p.m. ET, weâ€™ve got some bad news for you. The semifinals next season will be played on New Yearâ€™s Eve at the Orange Bowl in Miami and at the Cotton Bowl at AT&T Stadium. â€œWe really do think weâ€™re going to change the paradigm of New Yearâ€™s Eve,â€ College Football Play off executive director Bill Hancock said. The Rose Bowl goes back to being Big Ten vs. Pac-12 and the Sugar Bowl will now have a similar setup with the Southeastern Conference and the Big 12 in a matchup. But those two bowls keep those pre mium time slots, back-to-back on New Yearâ€™s Day. THE COMMITTEE The 13-member selection committee, which turned into a 12-member selection committee, needs to find at least one new member. After Oliver Luck resigned as athletic director at West Virginia, the committee needs another representative from the Big 12 conference. Baylor coach Art Briles, who complained about not having enough Texas representation on the panel, might not like it, but donâ€™t be surprised if Kansas Stateâ€™s John Currie or Oklahomaâ€™s Joe Castiglione ended up taking Luckâ€™s spot. Former Mississippi quarterback Archie Man ning had to withdraw from the committee during the season because of health issues and itâ€™s still very much up in the air if he will be back. Hard to say who would replace Manning. It likely would be someone with ties to SEC country, but the conference commissioners who ultimately choose the committee members might want to look for someone who could lower the average age of the panel. None of the members were below 50. There are a couple of things that will be up for discussion when the committee and commissioners start talking about whether changes need to be made to the rankings process: â€¢ Do the committee members need to meet in person every week to do the rankings? â€¢ Should the rankings continue to be weekly? If ESPN has a say (and it does) the answer will be yes. â€¢ Could the rankings start later in the season? REFORM The playoff is influencing NCAA reform and restructuring because of how much money it is pumping into the top level of college sports â€” more than $500 million per year just from ESPN televi sion contracts related to big bowl games. Meyer was among the first to call for the NCAA to find a way to pay for playersâ€™ families to attend the extra postseason game the Buckeyes and Ducks had in the playoff. In about a month, the NCAA came up with a pilot program to reimburse playersâ€™ parents or guardians up to $3,000 for travel expenses. Meyer, speaking at a news conference with quarterback Cardale Jones and safety Tyvis Powell, said heâ€™s grateful the discussion is happening. â€œItâ€™s not always about corporate America, itâ€™s not always about money, itâ€™s about the guys to my left over here that put on an incredible show.â€ WHO WILL BE IN? Pencil in Ohio State as preseason No. 1 in the AP poll. TCU has a load of players back, led by star quarterback Trevone Boykin, so figure the Horned Frogs will be second. After that the preseason play off hopefuls look like a lot of usual suspects. â€¢ SEC: Auburn, Alabama and Georgia. â€¢ Big Ten: Michigan State should push Ohio State again. â€¢ Big 12: Baylor. â€¢ Pac-12: Stanford, Southern California, Arizona and Arizona State. â€¢ ACC: Florida State, Georgia Tech and Clemson. OUR (WAY TOO EARLY) PLAYOFF PICKS: Ohio State, TCU, Georgia and Clemson. The Associated Press Ohio Stateâ€™s thrashing of Oregon in the title game was more than just an ego boost for the Big Ten. It may have also sig naled an impending renaissance for a league that looked finished four months ago. The Big Ten was the only league in the coun try to beat three ranked teams in bowl games â€” and that was before Ohio Stateâ€™s victory over the Ducks. The conference was also the only one with two teams in the top five of the final poll. The Buckeyes were a unanimous No. 1, and Michigan State was tied for fifth after stunning Baylor in the Cotton Bowl. And the recent influx of high-profile coaches like Ohio Stateâ€™s Urban Meyer and Michiganâ€™s Jim Har baugh could have the Big Ten poised for big things in the years to come. â€œI do think thereâ€™s a lit tle bit of a reset. With the strength of the coaches, thatâ€™s a factor,â€ Big Ten commissioner Jim Delany said. The argument over whether the conference has finally caught up to the SEC, the Big 12 and the Pac-12 will continue all offseason. In September, it wasnâ€™t much of an argument. On one weekend, Virginia Tech stunned the Buck eyes, Oregon throttled the Spartans and Notre Dame embarrassed Michigan. Many experts declared that the conference was out of the running for a playoff spot. What a difference a few months make. Michigan just commit ted roughly $35 million to Jim Harbaugh. Michigan State has won the Big Ten title game, the Rose Bowl and the Cotton in the past 13 months. New coaches at Wisconsin (Paul Chryst) and Nebraska (Mike Riley) could push those peren nial league contenders over the hump, and Jerry Kill has things looking up at Minnesota. Donâ€™t forget Penn State. The sanctions are ending and the Nittany Lions look ready to rebound under James Franklin. In the near future, all those programs will prob ably be chasing the Buck eyes. Ohio State is set to bring back the majority of its starters and could have three proven start ing quarterbacks; Cardale Jones, J.T. Barrett and Braxton Miller. NFL N EW S A N D N O T E S Teams face long road to Super Bowl Final loss does not define Mariotaâ€™s season AP New England quarterback Tom Brady celebrates with wide receiver Danny Amendola (80). MA RC U S MA R IO T A Ohio State could fuel Big Ten renaissance AP Ohio State head coach Urban Meyer holds up the championship trophy. How could the playoff change next year?
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CLASSIFIEDSWednesday, January 14, 2015 | The News Herald | Page C7 Legal #35031 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE FOURTEENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR BAY COUNTY, FLORIDA Case No.: 14-0583-CA JOSEPH A. SOUZA and EDWINA J. SOUZA, Plaintiffs, vs. JILLIAN N. SILCOX and DUSTIN C. CARTER; STATE FARM BANK; STATE OF FLORIDA, DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE; and UNKNOWN TENANTS; TOGETHER WITH ANY GRANTEES, ASSIGNEES, CREDITORS, LIENORS, OR PERSONS CLAIMING BY, THROUGH, UNDER, OR AGAINST DEFENDANT(S), Defendants. CLERKÂ’S NOTICE OF SALE PURSUANT TO F.S. CHAPTER 45 NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that pursuant to a Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated January 5, 2015, in the above-styled cause, I will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash on www.bay.real foreclose.com at 11:00 a.m. Central Time on March 5, 2015, the following described real property in Bay County Florida: Lots 19, 20, and 21, Block E, Pinecrest Addition to Panama City, according to the plat recorded in Plat Book 1, Page 56, of the Public Records of Bay County, Florida. ANY PERSON CLAIMING AN INTEREST IN THE SURPLUS FROM THE SALE, IF ANY, OTHER THAN THE PROPERTY OWNER AS OF THE DATE OF THE LIS PENDENS MUST FILE A CLAIM WITHIN 60 DAYS AFTER THE SALE. Dated this 6th day of January, 2015. BILL KINSAUL Clerk of the Court By: Virginia Starling Deputy Clerk Janaury 14, 21, 2015 Legal #35035 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE FOURTEENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OF FLORIDA IN AND FOR BAY COUNTY GENERAL JURISDICTION DIVISION Case No.: 14000987CA M&T BANK, Plaintiff, vs. DICY M. JARMAN, UNKNOWN TENANT IN POSSESSION 1, UNKNOWN TENANT IN POSSESSION 2, UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF DICY M. JARMAN, Defendants. NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Summary Final Judgment of Foreclosure filed January 5, 2015 entered in Civil Case No. 14000987CA of the Circuit Court of the FOURTEENTH Judicial Circuit in and for Bay County, Panama City, Florida, the Clerk of Court will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash electronically at www.bay.real foreclose.com in accordance with Chapter 45, Florida Statutes on the 19th day of February, 2015 at 11:00 AM on the following described property as set forth in said Summary Final Judgment, to-wit: LOT 5 IN BLOCK 4, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT OF BURKETTS FIRST ADDITION TO CALLAWAY, AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 9, PAGE 36, IN THE OFFICE OF THE CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT OF BAY COUNTY, FLORIDA. Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the Lis Pendens, must file a claim within 60 days after the sale. Dated this 6th day of January, 2015. BILL KINSAUL Clerk of Circuit Court By: Virginia Starling Deputy Clerk MCCALLA RAYMER, LLC ATTORNEY FOR PLAINTIFF 110 SE 6TH STREET FORT LAUDERDALE, FL 33301 (407) 674-1850 If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact the ADA Coordinator by mail at P. O. Box 1089, Panama City, FL 32402 or by phone at (850) 747-5338 (fax 850747-5717) at least seven (7) days before your scheduled court appearance, or immediately upon receiving this notification if the time before the scheduled appearance is less than seven (7) days. If you are hearing impaired, please call 711. January 14, 21, 2015 Legal #35037 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE FOURTEENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OF FLORIDA IN AND FOR BAY COUNTY CIVIL ACTION Case No. 2014 0001070 CA UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, acting through the United States Department of Agriculture, Rural Development, f/k/a Farmers Home Administration, a/k/a Rural Housing Service, Plaintiff vs. CHRISTOPHER R. McKERNAN; and BAY COUNTY, FLORIDA Defendants. NOTICE OF SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that pursuant to a Summary Final Judgment of Foreclosure entered January 5, 2015, by the above entitled Court in the above styled cause, the undersigned Clerk of Court or any of his duly authorized deputies, will sell the property situated in Bay County, Florida, described as: The North 36.14 feet of Lot 4, Block Â“BÂ”, Eastgate Subdivision Phase Two, as recorded in Plat Book 14, Page 104, of the Public Records of Bay County, Florida. online to the highest and best bidder for cash on February 19, 2015, at www.bay.real foreclose.com, beginning at 11:00 A.M. CENTRAL TIME, subject to all ad valorem taxes and assessments for the real property described above. ANY PERSON CLAIMING AN INTEREST IN THE SURPLUS FROM THE SALE, IF ANY, OTHER THAN THE PROPERTY OWNER AS OF THE DATE OF THE LIS PENDENS MUST FILE A CLAIM WITHIN SIXTY (60) DAYS AFTER THE SALE. DATED on January 6, 2015. BILL KINSAUL Clerk of Circuit Court P.O. Box 2269 Panama City, FL 32402 By: Virginia Starling Deputy Clerk Frederick J. Murphy, Jr. Esquire Boswell & Dunlap LLP P.O. Drawer 30 Bartow, FL 33831 Attorneys for Plaintiff Tele: (863) 533-7117 Fax: (863) 533-7412 January 14, 21, 2015 Legal# 97088 NOTICE OF PUBLIC SALE Notice of Public Sale Notice is hereby given that HBO Storage will sell the contents of the storage units listed below at a Public Sale to satisfy a lien placed on the contents (pursuant to Florida Statues, Chapter 83). The sale will take place at 330 S Tyndall Parkway, Panama City, FL 32404 on January 17, 2015 at 9:00am . All sales are final. Seller reserves the right to withdraw the property at any time before the sale or to refuse any bids. No one under 16 years old is permitted. The property to be sold is described as Â“general household itemsÂ” unless otherwise noted. Unit #D105 Jaison Rawlings-Conley, #D121 Carla Lopez, #E117 Brandy Witherow, #E126 Gilbert Turner, #F108 Tommie Morey, #F123 Loretta Thomas,#F136 Brooke Yarber, #H127 Shaline Dennis, #I125 Tammy Wilkerson, #N102
CLASSIFIEDSPage C8 | The News Herald | Wednesday, January 14, 2015 1135515 Brooke Yarber, #N104 Christopher Poucher Pub Dates: January 7, 14, 2015 Legal# 97180 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR BAY COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION File No. 03-2014-CP001228-XXXX-XX Division -PROBATE IN RE: ESTATE OF KENNETH COREY STEELE Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of Kenneth Corey Steele, deceased, whose date of death was July 16, 2014, is pending in the Circuit Court for Bay County, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is 300 East 4 Street, Panama City, Florida 32401. The names and addresses of the personal representative and the personal representativeÂ’s attorney are set forth below. All creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedentÂ’s estate on whom a copy of this notice is required to be served must file their claims with this court ON OR BEFORE THE LATER OF 3 MONTHS AFTER THE TIME OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR 30 DAYS AFTER THE DATE OF SERVICE OF A COPY OF THIS NOTICE ON THEM. All other creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedentÂ’s estate must file their claims with this court WITHIN 3 MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE. ALL CLAIMS NOT FILED WITHIN THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH IN SECTION 733.702 OF THE FLORIDA PROBATE CODE WILL BE FOREVER BARRED. NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH ABOVE, ANY CLAIM FILED TWO (2) YEARS OR MORE AFTER THE DECEDENTÂ’S DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED. The date of first publication of this notice is January 14, 2015. Personal Representative: Kenneth Eugene Steele 12315 Royce Road Fountain, Florida 32438 Attorney for Personal Representative: James D. Robinson Florida Bar No. 818429 Robinson Pecaro & Mier, P.A. 5599 S. University Drive #103 Davie, FL 33328 Pub: Jan. 14, 21, 2015 Legal# 97090 NOTICE OF PUBLIC SALE There will be a Public Auction held at Practical Pig Storage to satisfy liens on the following tenants (Household Goods): Brent McWhorter Unit 633 Chantelle Chandler Unit 530 George Sugg Unit 742 Joseph Gatewood Unit 356 Tod Faught Unit 401 Jeremy Iles Vehicle Kelli Paging Unit 803 Joyce Peterson Unit 370 Ashley Hinds Unit 355 Curtis Reynolds Unit 467 Roxanne Cribbs Unit 535 Ramara Billiot Unit 714 Javier Reyes Unit 120 Dewey Sturtridge III Units 510, 511 Christina Mullins Unit 817 Cindy Robinson Unit 638 Charles Odom Unit 519 Auction to be held Saturday February 14, 2015 at 1 PM on the premises of Practical Pig Storage located at 2501 Martin Luther King Jr Blvd., Panama City, FL Pub Dates: Jan 7, 14, 2015 Legal# 97138 NOTICE OF PUBLIC SALE: DISCOUNT TOWING AND RECOVERY gives Notice of Foreclosure of Lien and intent to sell these vehicles on 1/28/2015, 8:00 am at 2798 E 5TH ST PANAMA CITY, FL 324015206, pursuant to subsection 713.78 of the Florida Statutes. DISCOUNT TOWING AND RECOVERY reserves the right to accept or reject any and/or all bids. 1FMYU02Z27KA42439 2007 FORD 1FTZR15V5XTA44480 1999 FORD 1GCEC14W0YZ198409 2000 CHEVROLET 1N6SD11S7VC400496 1997 NISSAN 3VWBC21C4XM418005 1999 VOLKSWAGEN 4TANL42N4WZ102687 1998 TOYOTA JA3AY31C31U017679 2001 MITSUBISHI JH4UA2654VC004828 1997 ACURA JKBZXJC166A043537 2006 KAWASAKI WAUVT64B12N139357 2002 AUDI Pub: Jan. 14, 2015 Legal# 97182 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE FOURTEENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR BAY COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL DIVISION CASE NO:14001230CA JPMORGAN CHASE BANK, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION Plaintiff, vs. BRIDGET N. BLAICH, et al Defendants. NOTICE OF ACTION TO: BRIDGET N. BLAICH and UNKNOWN TENANT(S) RESIDENT: Unknown LAST KNOWN ADDRESS: 2502 39TH STREET EAST, LYNN HAVEN, FL 32444 YOU ARE HEREBY NOTIFIED that an action to foreclose a mortgage on the following described property located in BAY County, Florida: Lot 35, Pines of Lynn Haven, a subdivision according to the plat thereof recorded at Plat Book 24, Page 19, in the Public Records of Bay County, Florida. has been filed against you, and you are required to serve a copy to your written defenses, if any, to this action on Phelan Hallinan, PLC, attorneys for plaintiff, whose address is 2727 West Cypress Creek Road, Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33309, and file the original with the Clerk of the Court, within 30 days after the first publication of this notice, either before or immediately thereafter, otherwise a default may be entered against you for the relief demanded in the Complaint. DATED: January 09, 2015. Bill Kinsaul Clerk of the Circuit Court By: Jennifer Sullivan Deputy Clerk of the Court Movant counsel certifies that a bona fide effort to resolve this matter on the motion noticed has been made or that, because of time consideration, such effort has not yet been made but will be made prior to the scheduled hearing. Persons with a disability needing special accommodation in order to access court facilities or participate in a court proceeding at any courthouse or court program, should within two (2) days of receipt of notice, contact Court Administration to request such an accommodation. Please contact the following: Court Administration P.O. Box 1089 Panama City, Florida 32402 Phone: 850-747-5327 Hearing & Voice Impaired: 1-800-9558771 Email: AD A Request@jud14.flcourts. org Pub: Jan. 14, 21, 2015 Legal# 97184 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 14TH JUDICAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR BAY COUNTY, FLORIDA. CASE No. 12001427CA BANK OF AMERICA, N.A., Plaintiff vs. TERRY CRONIC, ET AL., Defendants NOTICE OF ACTION TO: THE UNKNOWN SPOUSE, HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES, ASSIGNEES, LIENORS, CREDITORS, TRUSTEES AND ALL OTHER PARTIES CLAIMING AN INTEREST BY, THROUGH, UNDER OR AGAINST THE ESTATE OF TERESA IRENE CRONIC A/K/A TERESA I. CRONIC A/K/A TERESA CRONIC, DECEASED 305 FAIRWAY BLVD PANAMA CITY, FL 32407 YOU ARE HEREBY NOTIFIED that an action to foreclose a mortgage on the following described property located in Bay County, Florida: LOT 28 IN BLOCK A, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT OF GREENS WEST, AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 11, PAGE 100, IN THE OFFICE OF THE CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT OF BAY COUNTY, FLORIDA. has been filed against you, and you are required to serve a copy of your written defenses, if any, to this action, on Greenspoon Marder, P.A., Default Department, Attorneys for Plaintiff, whose address is Trade Centre South, Suite 700, 100 West Cypress Creek Road, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33309 , and the file original with the Clerk within 30 days after the first publication of this notice, in THE NEWS HERALD otherwise a default and a judgment may be entered against you for the relief demanded in the Complaint. WITNESS MY HAND AND SEAL OF SAID COURT on this 9th day of January, 2015. BILL KINSAUL As Clerk of said Court By: Jennifer Sullivan As Deputy Clerk IMPORT ANT In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, persons needing a reasonable accommodation to participate in this proceeding should, no later than seven (7) days prior, contact the Clerk of the CourtÂ’s disability coordinator at P.O. BOX 1089, PANAMA CITY, FL 32402, 850747-5338. If hearing or voice impaired, contact (TDD) (800) 955-8771 via Florida Relay System. (20187.8000/MAYALA) Pub: Jan. 14, 21, 2015 Legal #35019 PUBLIC NOTICE INVITATION TO BID Bay District Schools is extending an invitation to all pre-qualified companies to submit a bid to perform all work associated with the construction of New Security Entrances at Lucille Moore Elementary School, Parker Elementary School, Patronis Elementary School, Tommy Smith Elementary School. Plans and specifications will be available from Taylor Architects, Inc., 214 West 5th Street, Panama City, FL 32401. A $200.00 refundable fee will be required for the first set, payable to Taylor Architects, Inc. Additional sets will be $200.00 non-refundable. PDF files will be available upon request. A pre-bid meeting will be held at: Parker Elementary School 640 S Highway 22-A, Panama City, Florida 32404 on Wednesday, January 21, 2015 at 8:30 am local time. All bids will be due on January 29, 2015 by 2:00 P.M. local time in the Board Meeting Room of the Nelson Administrative Building, 1311 Balboa Avenue, Panama City and will be opened and read aloud at that time. Bay District Schools has a policy 6.101(VI) regarding local preference in purchasing. When the lowest local bidder (home office in Bay County) is within 5% of the lowest overall, non-local bid, they shall have the opportunity to match the lowest bid. This policy can be accessed in its entirety as follows: www.bay. k12.fl.us. Go to Board, Board Policy, click on Board Policy Manual. Pub: Legal# 97192NOTICE OF PUBLIC SALE :Notice is hereby given that on 01/31/2015 at 10:00 am the following vehicle(s) will be sold at public auction for monies owed on vehicle repairs and for storage costs pursuant to Florida Statutes, Section 713.585. The lienorÂ’s name, address and telephone number and auction location are: AMERICAN LUBEFAST 340 N. Tyndall Parkway Panama City, FL 32404, 850232-0795. Please note, parties claiming interest have a right to a hearing prior to the date of sale with the Clerk of the Court as reflected in the notice. The owner has the right to recover possession of the vehicle without judicial proceedings as pursuant to Florida Statute Section 559.917. Any proceeds recovered from the sale of the vehicle over the amount of the lien will be deposited with the Clerk of the Court for disposition upon court order. 2B3KA43RX6H315188 2006 DODGE Pub: January 14, 2015 Legal #35039 PUBLIC NOTICE INVITATION TO BID Bay District Schools is extending an invitation to all Pre-Qualified General Contractors to submit a bid to perform all work associated with the Media Center Renovation and Addition, Classroom Renovation of Classroom Building 7, and Administration Relocation and Remodel of Buildings 1 and 2 and Demolition of Existing Clinic at Building 1, at Cedar Grove Elementary School located at 2826 East 15th Street, Panama City, FL 32401. Sealed bids will be received on February 4, 2015 until 2:00 P. M., Central Time, in the Board Meeting Room of the Nelson Administrative Building, 1311 Balboa Avenue, Panama City, Florida 32401. The bids shall be opened and read aloud at that time. The work shall consist of three (3) phases of work as follows: Phase I: Extend HVAC Piping to Buildings 2, 7 and 8; order HVAC and Lighting for Buildings 7 and 8; Start renovating Building 7; Phase II: Includes Building 8 expansion/ renovation; order the balance of HVAC and Lighting for Buildings 1 and 2; Phase III: Buildings 1 and 2 renovation; in accordance with the Plans and Specifications prepared by VBA DESIGN, INC., 465 Harrison Avenue, Panama City, Florida 32401. Bids shall be a lump sum price; segregated bids will not be accepted. Preference in Bidding: The District has a policy 6.101(VI), regarding local preference in Purchasing. When the lowest local bidder (home office in Bay County) is within 5% of the lowest overall, non-local bid, they shall have the opportunity to match the lowest bid. This policy can be accessed in its entirety as follows: www.bay.k12.fl.us. Go to Board, Board Policy, click on Board Policy Manual. Drawings and specifications may be examined at the office of the Architect. Pre-Qualified General Contractors may obtain documents at the office of the Architect, 465 Harrison Avenue, Panama City, FL 32401. A deposit of $200.00 per set will be required, made payable to Collins & Associates, Inc. Plan and specification deposits by General Contractors will be refunded if the Contractor submits a bonafide bid and documents are returned to the Architect within five calendar days after the bid opening in usable condition. The ArchitectÂ’s decision on usable condition shall be final. Subcontractors, Material Suppliers and other interested parties may obtain full sets of drawings and specifications by paying to the Architect $200.00 which is not refundable, with no returns are necessary. All parties must obtain drawings and specifications from the Architect. Partial sets of drawings and/or specifications will not be issued by the Architect. No CDÂ’s will be issued for the work on this project. A Mandatory Pre-Bid Meeting shall be held for all concerned parties on January 22, 2015 in the Front Office at Cedar Grove Elementary School, 2826 East 15th Street, Panama City, FL 32401 at 2:30 P. M. Central Time. Notification of any changes in meeting time/date will be made only to listed plan holders. Each bid shall be accompanied by Bid Security in the form of a Certified Check, Bid Bond, or CashierÂ’s Check made payable to the Owner in the amount of not less than five percent (5%) of the total Bid amount as a guarantee that the Bidder, if awarded the Contract, will, within ten (10) days thereafter, furnish satisfactory Bonds and enter into a written Contract with the Owner in accordance with the accepted Bid and the terms as stated in the Contract Documents. If cash or check Bid Security is used, then the Bidder shall furnish with his Bid, a commitment from Surety that a Performance and Payment Bond will be issued if the Contract is awarded to the Bidder. The attorney-in-fact, or other officer who signs a Bid Bond, shall file with such Bond a certified copy of power-ofattorney authorizing him to do so. The Owner reserves the right to reject any or all Bids, accept Bids in any order or combination, accept or reject portions of Bids, make modifications to the work after bidding, and waive any informalities in the Bids if deemed in its best interest to do so. No bid may be withdrawn for sixty (60) days after the actual closing time for receipt of bids. Pub: January 14, 21, 28, 2015 Legal# 35047 PUBLIC NOTICE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Bay Health Foundation/ Special District Board of Trustees will hold the following meetings in January 2015: Grant Committee on Jan. 21 at 10:00 a.m. in the Walsingham Board Room of Bay Medical Center at 615 N. Bonita Avenue, Panama City, Florida; a Finance Committee Meeting at 8:30 a.m. followed by the Regular Board Meeting at 9:00 a.m. on Jan. 27 in the Community Board Room of Bay Medical Center at 615 N. Bonita Avenue, Panama City, Florida. BOARD OF TRUSTEES BAY MEDICAL CENTER DBA BAY HEALTH FOUNDATION By: Karen Thomason Director of Operations Pub: January 14, 2015 Legal# 97110PUBLIC NOTICEWanda Goodreau, D.M.D. Announces the closing of her practice as of the first of the year of 2015 Any patients seen within the past 4 years may request copies of their records by sending a signed notorized letter within 30 days to 225 Southwood Drive Panama City, Florida 32405 Pub Dates: January 7, 14, 21, 28, 2015 ADOPTION:Doctor & Park Ranger (will stay home) Beautiful loving home awaits 1st baby 1-800-552-0045 Expenses Pd FLBar42311 IÂ’m DIVA -IÂ’m LOST Shiney black cat, no front claws, or gps, wearing bright pink collar. Lost near Fairy Ave & 11th St. PLEASE call my humans 348-7300 Lost set of Keys on Tennessee Ave in Lynn Haven. Small multitool attached. If found call 850-596-4507 Found dog in Longpoint area of Parker. Jack Russell Terrier type. 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East Ave., Panama City, FL 32401 www.easternshipbuilding.com (850) 522-7400, ext. 2285, 2322, or 2302 Fax: (850) 874-0208EOE/Drug Free Workplace 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 email@example.com or fill out an application at 501 W. 11th Street, Panama City, FL. No phone calls. Web ID#: 34309196 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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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 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 driverÂ’s license, proof of insurance and reliable vehicle If you think you are the right candidate for this position, please send your resume to: email@example.com Hiring is contingent on background check and pre-employment drug screening. EOE/DFWP Web ID#: 34305096 SalesSales Support CoordinatorThe News Herald is seeking a Sales Support Coordinator. Ideal candidate will need strong communication skills, and very high attention to detail. Excellent customer service and organizational skills required and must have excellent computer skills. This position will work collaboratively with the assigned team to ensure exceptional customer service to companyÂ’s current and prospective advertisers by helping set appointments for sales team and taking calls from clients. Candidates will work with sales team on exciting sales opportunities in The News Herald, on newsherald.com, PanamaCity.com, Monster, Yahoo and Google. Candidates must be process driven and be able to function effectively and independently, with assertive, innovative and persuasive personality to achieve sales objectives on a regular basis. Must be willing to take on other special initiatives. Candidates should have prior experience in a sales environment along with high school diploma or equivalent. The News Herald offers a competitive benefit package including health, dental, life insurance, and 401(k) plan. To apply, send resume to firstname.lastname@example.org Candidate hired pending pre-employment drug screen and criminal background check. Web Id 34294683 Text FL94683 to 56654 SalesVIP 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. 2251 W 23rd St, Panama City, FL Web ID: 34310027 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 email@example.com Interviews will be scheduled, no phone calls please. Web ID 34310071 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: BachelorÂ’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 .easternshipbuilding.com EOE/Drug Free Workplace Web ID#: 34308612 Install/Maint/Repair**Assistant Pressman and Cutter Operator Positions Available**Commercial printing company has opening for an assistant pressman. Experience on large sheetfed Heidelberg equipment requried. 1st Shift Cutter Operator position available. Experience required. 1st Shift. Forward resume or call M-F 7:30-5:30. Paradigm Printing, Inc. 429 Virgil Drive Dalton, GA 30721 706-226-7474 Web ID#: 34310419 Install/Maint/RepairExp Apartment Maintenance PersonMust be professional in appearance, have own tools and truck. Must have experience in all aspects of apartment maintenance including; electric, plumbing, and carpentry. Will check references. Please call 850-763-8980 to apply. Web ID: 34310298 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 Install/Maint/Repair GreenEarth Landscape Services is now hiring a Landscape Intsall Foreman, must have valid driverÂ’s license and 2-4 years experience. Competitive pay and benefits, Apply via fax: 850-249-1986, online at: www .greenearth land scapes.com Web ID#: 34310799 Install/Maint/RepairNow Hiring!!Local company in Panama City area has opening for PTposition. Would be great opportunity for retired individual. Call 877-808-3623 Web ID#: 34310278 Install/Maint/RepairUtility TechnicianGulf Coast Electric Cooperative is accepting applications for the position of Utility Technician at Career Source Gulf Coast Center, located at 625 Highway 231, Panama City, FL through Wednesday, January 14, 2015. For more information visit our website at www .gcec.com Equal Opportunity Employer. Web ID#: 34310295 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 Logistics/TransportCDL Class A Driving Instructors NeededTDI, the nationÂ’s leading truck driving school, is looking for Part Time Instructors for its Milton, FL facility; Excellent pay and benefits! Flexible schedule, excellent working environment. Call 1-888-568-7364, email dabanathie@truckdriverin stitute.com or fax resume to (228) 832-8959. Web ID#: 34310215 Medical/HealthBi-Lingual Spanish Speaking LPN, CNA, CMABusy multi-physician practice with high patient volume is looking for an LPN, CNA or CMA with excellent customer service skills. Must be able to multi-task, have good organizational and computer skills, be a good team player, and be able to work in a fast paced environment. OB/GYN experience is a must. Please send your resume to firstname.lastname@example.org m DFWP Web ID 34310292 OtherCustodianPart-time custodian needed. Experience preferred. Call 850-763-6537 or send resume to laurie@fumc pc.org Web ID#: 34310574 Medical/HealthCNAÂ’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 Medical/HealthCNAÂ’sStart the New Year off with a wonderful career at Panama City Health & Rehab. Join A Winning Team, Great Benefits Paid Vacation, Paid Holidays, BCBS Medical Insurance, Dental Ins., 401K, Free Uniforms Apply in person at Panama City Health & Rehab 924 W. 13th Street Panama City, FL 32401 Web ID#: 34310640 Medical/HealthEMG/NCV/EEG FT Licensed TechPhysician owned neurology practice in Panama City is seeking FT EMG/NCV/EEG Licensed technologist. Excellent benefits. 3 years experience required. Send resume to: CEO Northwest Florida Surgery Center 767 Airport Road, Panama City, Florida 32405 or fax to (850) 913-9744 EOE Web ID#: 34310800 Medical/HealthMedical ReceptionistFull time, hard working, dependable, team player with excellent communication skills wanted for busy multi-doctors office. Medical office experience in registration, and insurance verification preferred. Fax resume to 784-1271 Web ID#: 34310714 Medical/HealthRN/LPNNeeded for fast paced medical office. Should have good communication skills, as well as energetic & outgoing personality. Send resume to 204 E. 19th St. Panama City FL 32405 or fax to 850-763-4072 Web ID 34310657 Skilled TradesAluminum Tig & Mig WelderFull time employment. Call 850-872-0559. Web ID#: 34310320 OtherRecreation Assistant Navy BaseDuties include answering telephones and to provide information on upcoming events. Knowledge of video gaming helpful, team work ability essential. Pay is $9.50 p/hr. Up to 28 hrs p/wk, to include evenings, weekends & holidays. Apply at the Visitors Reception Center, Thomas Drive Gate. For more info call 234-4632. Web ID#: 34310483 Quality AssuranceQuality Assurance ManagerQuality Assurance Manager for Pipe Fabrication Company. Quality Control Experience with Pipe Welds & ASME Codes REQUIRED. Must have a valid DriverÂ’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 SalesBubba Hill Auto PlazaSales AssociatePosition available. Experience preferred. Must have driverÂ’s license. Pay based on experience. Call 850-763-9005 or email salesmanager@bubbahillauto plaza.com or apply online at monster .com . Web ID#: 34310848 Sales/Business DevRoute SalesRoute Sales for dairy wholesale. CDL Class B req. Training provided. FT withbenefits, including retirement! Commission w/ a minimum guarantee. Call 850-478-2363. Web ID#: 34310634 Training/InstructionEnglish Teacher High SchoolKSOD is a K-12 Private School serving students with special educational needs. Interested and qualified applicants are invited to submit their resume to email@example.com t. KSOD.ORG Web ID#: 34310860 Cosmetologist Needed Space for rent $450 mo 1709 Beck Ave Call (850) 763-8027 EARN EXTRA INCOMENewspaper Carriers NeededPanama City Beach , Panama City, Bonifay, & ChipleyEmail Jamie Meadors at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 850-747-5098. Please leave name, contact number, and what area you live in. Web ID#: 34309878 4 Prof. Office Suites for lease in PC @ 651 W. 14th St. 1200-3500 Sq. Ft. 850-527-7339 Beach Office Space800 s.f. off Middle Beach Road $625mo Jane Bondi, Counts Real Estate Group, Inc. (850) 819-4268 Text FL01983 to 56654 Grand Office Bldg for lease. Water view at 1013 Beck Ave. 7600 Sq. Ft. 850-527-7339 Whse w/office & docks 2500-5000-7500 up to 20k sf Various locations in PC area. 785-3031 2 br, 1 ba , W/D hook-up, very clean. $670 mo. Avail Feb 1st. 866-7895 Text FL38733 to 56654 1br, 1ba, quiet area, WD hkup, FP, vaulted ceilings, CH&A, carpet, tile, no pets, $600 mo. 850-871-4235 Text FL09867 to 56654 1-4 Br Apts, DuplexÂ’s & homes. Many locations Some inc water & W/D hkp, $395-$850 mo. No dogs.763-3401 Text FL04830 to 56654 Cottage in the Cove 1 br, 1 ba , unfurnished: $600 per month, furnished $700 per month plus util. Call 850-872-1031 Text FL04989 to 56654 Pet Friendly Apts 2Bdrm $575-$650, 1Bdrm $525-$625 Weekly also avail. TEXT or Call Steve (850) 867-5603 PublisherÂ’s NoticeAll real estate advertising in this newspaper is subject to the Fair Housing Act which makes it illegal to advertise Â“any preference, limitation or discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, handicap, familial status or national origin, or an intention, to make any such preference, limitation or discriminationÂ” Familial status includes children under the age of 18 living with parents or legal custodians, pregnant women and people securing custody of children under 18. This newspaper will not knowingly accept any advertising for real estate which is in violation of the law. Our readers are hereby informed that all dwellings advertised in this newspaper are available on a equal opportunity basis. To complain of discrimination call HUD toll-free at 1-800-669-9777. The toll-free number for the hearing impaired is 1-800-927-9275. 3 br, 3 ba, $1250 mo 9125 Laird Street. Sunbelt Realty 850-236-0707Text FL 10727 to 56654 DuplexSection 8ok2 or 3br/2ba Very Clean, Carport, Near Mall in Lynn Haven $850 mo+ dep 850-960-6039 Mexico Beach: 2 br, 2 ba TH, with pool use. unfurn. $975 w/o Util or $1250 w/ Util. Yard work incl. (850) 648-6765 or 527-2780 Text FL74952 to 56654 Panama City 3 br, 2 bath , CH&A, stove, fridge, and dish washer. Rent $800/mo + $400/dep. No pets! Call 850-819-0597 txt FL10178 to 56654 St.Thomas Square2br/2ba, unfurnished, all admendities + boat dock. Call 234-9848 Text FL08525 to 56654 3 br, 1 ba . $800 per month + $800 security dep. W/D hookup. No Pets! For more info call, 850-691-8482 or 625-2707 before 8pm 3 br, 2 ba duplex, in Parker, new paint & carpet, no pets, $850 mo. + $500 dep. Call (850) 258-0710 Text FL98335 to 56654 3415 N Jenks Ave . 3br/2.5ba. W/S incl. Nice home/good location. $1100 mo 271-1308 or 819-1310 3bd/2ba on canal in Bayou George, 6400 Zinnia Dr, $1000mo, $750dep. 258-7513 Text FL10174 to 56654 Callaway 2/1 conv. to TAFB W/D Hookups no pets $600/mo 785-7341 or 814-3211 Text FL10732 to 56654 Cozy 2 br 1 ba Old Orchard Area. $550 mo + $550 dep. No dogs. 850)769-8496 after 9 Mexico Beach. Long term rental , 2br/2ba. $1500mo includes all utls. Text or call 678-863-3243 Text FL10798 to 56654 2 BrÂ’sStarting at $425 month plus deposit. No pets! Call 850-265-1382 Text FL84350 to 56654 Bayou George 2bd/1ba & 3br/2ba avail clean, quiet, lrg yrd no pets w/s/g incld. 850-265-4043 Lynn Haven 2 & 3 BrÂ’s starting at $540 mnth, W/D Hookup, CH/A, No Pets. 850-624-6552 Southport -3br/2ba double wide. Big front porch overlooking pond with huge workshop. $800/mo + $600 dep. Call 850-960-6004 Text FL10400 to 56654 ! ! ! ! ! ! ! Sell It Today!I BUYHOUSESPretty or Ugly763-7355ibuyhousesprettyorugly.comText FL95981 to 56654 5 BR -2.5 BA with POOL $339K -MLS 627121 2913 Briarcliff Rd PC, FL Holli Persall ,Realtor ERA Neubauer Real Estate 850 866-8195 4br WATERFRONT! Pool, Boat lift, Dock 8412 Lydia LanePCB $799K -MLS 627256 Bayside 3br 3Â½ ba 811 De Gama Huge Price Reduction! 1,800 sqft, huge yards! MLS 620116 Colleen Dietrich Keller Williams Realty 850-814-7298 Beautiful Executive Home3635 Preserve Blvd 4 br/4 ba in a gated water front community. 4 br/4 ba, 18 ft ceilings, stainless appliances, 3 car garage, pool and covered patio $675,000 MLS 627265 Colleen Dietrich Keller Williams Realty Cell 850-814-7298 Call To Place An Ad 747-5020 Spot Advertising works! Slow Reader? Free tutoring for adults.Call Literacy Volunteers of Bay County Public Library, 872-7500 If you didnÂ’t advertise here, youÂ’re missing out on potential customers.
CLASSIFIEDSPage C10 | The News Herald | Wednesday, January 14, 2015 1135514 1135513 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: email@example.com to make an appointment to see this property. SALE PENDING 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 OÂ’Keefe & Wainwright, Realtors, 785-8746 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 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 DEALS250Â’s -270Â’s Gated community; 3/3.5 Gorgeous BayFront Pool; 2 -Car Garage Close to BayPoint. Owner Fin. Avail. Michael w/Sterling 850-865-8006 2bd, Like New Set upinquiet MHP, In beautiful Panama City. Shady lot, 200 ft from pool, $7,850 850-960-8452 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!! OÂ’Keefe & Wainwright, Realtors 850-785-8746 For Sale By Owner55 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 32433Asking 299k OBO. Call 850-682-7244; forsalebyowner.com Grand Lagoon 2 Br Waterfront Condo. This is a corner unit in great condition with a view of lagoon. There are tiled floors in the kitchen, bathroom and hallway, ceiling fans and two large sliding glass doors that face the water. The kitchen features a breakfast bar, refrigerator with ice maker, dish washer and lots of cabinet space. Boat Slip available! $129,000. Call James Fisher, RC Realty Group 850-866-5950 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 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 Beach.com 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 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 Price Reduced!!!All Brick split 3 bdrm in lovely CamrynÂ’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 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 Mercedes Roadster Kit Car; 1980 VW chassis. $2900 firm; LTD Crown Victoria 1990, 4dr V8 75k miles, sold locally, immaculate, inside and out. $3900; 1982 AMC Concorde 4dr, 6 cyl 6400 miles. Must see to appreciate. Nice. $3500 850-594-4838 $675 DownPontiac Grand Prix 02. 0% interest. $4200 9a-9p. Daylight Auto Fin 850-215-1769 DLR 1999 Mazda Miata MX-5 , convertable, black on black, AC, 93k miles, exc cond., $4800 obo. Call 850-890-8832 Text FL10427 to 56654 2005 Corolla 66,300MI very good condition $7,500. 1993 Nissan King Cab 4 Wheel Drive, tow package, low mileage $4,500. Call 638-2213 C2 80 Mercedes Benz 1995 4 dr. Good cond. 92,500 miles. Garnet color exterior,tan leather interior and seats. Drive it, youÂ’ll love it. Steers like new. Bilstein shocks work great, Cold air, great heat, new battery & brakes. Almost new tires on front, good tires back. Good spare. 24/28 mpg. Has few minor scratches and dings but runs smooth. Never smoked in. Handles and rides like a Mercedes. Asking $ 2995 Cash. Call 850-640-1056 Chevy Cobalt LS, Â‘10, 4-door, auto, 52k miles, $9,991! Call 850-250-5981. Chevy Cruze LTZ, 2011, lthr, pwr seat, backup sensors, non-smoker, $14,998 Call Tony Smith 850-851-6069 Chrysler 300 Touring, 2007, lthr, 60k miles, pwr seats, cruise, Great financing options! Only $11,988! Call Tony Smith 850-851-6069 Ford Fusion SE, 2007, auto, only 90k miles. Only $7995! Call Mike Crilly 850-814-5147 Dodge Challenger SRT, 2014, only 2k miles, orange w/ blk stripes, blk lthr, under warranty, Call Victor 850-348-1038 Dodge Charger, 2014, black or white available! Under warranty! Priced to sell fast! Call Victor 850-348-1038 For Cars, Trucks, SUVs, & Vans, Call Gary Fox @ Bay Mitsubishi 338-5257 Home of the $9888 OR LESS! Too many to put in the ads! Vehicles come in everyday and IÂ’m HERE FOR YOU! Ford Fusion SE, 2007, silver, grey cloth, all pwr, alloys, Only $6988! Gary Fox 338-5257 Ford Mustang Convertible, 2007, blue w/ blue top, auto, all pwr, CD, alloys, all pwr, Only $9888! Gary Fox 338-5257 Honda Accord, 2006, auto, alloys, Great MPG! Only $7988! Call Tony Smith 850-851-6069 Hummer H2, 2003, lthr, pwr sunroof, 20Â” wheels, tow pkge, BOSE sound system, Great financing options! Call Tony Smith 850-851-6069 Hyundai Elantra, 2006, local trade, white, grey cloth, auto, all pwr, CD, cold air, Only 100k miles! Hurry, $4988! Gary Fox 338-5257 Hyundai Sonata GLS, 2011, pwr w/l, premium cloth, Clean car! $13,988 Call Mike Crilly 850-814-5147 Infiniti G37 Coupe, Â‘08, moonroof, leather, $17,991! Call 850-250-5981. Looking to Buy 77-79 Ranchero (burgundy interior preferred). Good straight body, doesnÂ’t have to run. All considered. Please call 850-265-0851, Leave message. New 2015 Mitsubishi Mirage-5dr hatchback, auto, all pwr, CD, smart key, push button start, 100,000 miles warranty & 44MPG! Several to choose from! $15,488 Gary Fox 338-5257 Nissan Rogue, Â‘11, power options, nice, $15,991! Call 850-250-5981. Plymouth Reliant 1989 runs and drives good. 2 door, rare car. $1600 Call 850-481-8616. txt FL10285 to 56654 Saturn Ion, 2003, auto, 120k miles, Can be 4-wheel flat towed behind RV! Only $3995! Call Mike Crilly 850-814-5147 Subaru Impreza 2.5i, Â‘10, AWD, 4-door, must see, $12,991! Call 850-250-5981. Toyota Corolla LE, Â‘14, economical, must see, $17,991. Call 850-250-5981. SE HABLA ESPANOLPASAPORTE OK NO CREDITO OK TROCAS/CARROS/SUV $300 AL MES EJEMPLOS: 02 Chevy Blazer 03 Chevy Silverado 02 Monte Carlo 04 Ford Explorer 02 Nissan Sentra PLUS 75 MORE DAYLIGHT AUTO FINANCING 2816 WEST HWY 98 PANAMA CITY, FLORIDA 32401 9 AM TO 9 PM 850-215-1769 Toyota Avalon Limited, 2008, lthr, pwr sunroof, htd & cooled seats, 1 owner. Only $15,998! Call Tony Smith 850-851-6069 Toyota Matrix, Â‘06, auto, must see, $9,991! Call 850-250-5981. Toyota Matrix, Â‘09, auto, only 11k miles, $13,991! Call 850-250-5981. Toyota Venza, 2011, only 44k miles, lthr, all pwr, Great financing options! Only $18,988! Call Tony Smith 850-851-6069 Volvo C70, 2007, hard top convertible, blk/blk lthr, Runs excellent! Looks great! Must sell fast! Call Victor 850-348-1038 *Affordable* Auto GlassFree Mobile ServicesLifetime Warrantyaffordable glass.com 850-747-4527 $775 DownFord Explorer 03. 0% interest. $5500 9a-9p. Daylight Auto Finance. 850-215-1769 DLR $975 DownDodge Durango 05. 0% interest. $9500 9a-9p. Daylight Auto Fin 850-215-1769 DLR Buick Enclave, 2012, lthr, 3rd row, all pwr, non-smoker, 1 owner. $28,998 Call Tony Smith 850-851-6069 Cadillac Escalade, Â‘09, AWD, luxury pkg, loaded, $27,993! Call 850-250-5981. Chevy Traverse LT, Â‘14, Certified, auto, V6, like new, $28,991! Call 850-250-5981 Chevy Tahoe LT, 2005, local trade, blk, tan lthr, 3rd row, dual air, all pwr, alloys, Nice SUV! Hurry, only $7888! Gary Fox 338-5257 For sale by ownerJeep Patrio t Latitude Sport Model 2013 4cyl.2.4 liter engine, AT, 4WD, keyless start & entry, FM radio with mp3 disc, Sirius XM, Bluetooth Wireless, power windows & doors, dual airbags. Excellent condition. $15,000 Call 850-866-8125 txt FL10399 to 56654 Ford Escape 2013 White, Newer Body Style. 20k Miles, Ecoboost, Excellent Condition. 16k Warranty and Full maintenance. Grandmas suv 24-30 mpg $18,950 Call 276-8410Text FL10595 to 56654 Ford Explorer XLT, Â‘04, auto, power options, $8,992! Call 850-250-5981. GMC Acadia SLE, Â‘12, 3rd seat, auto, V6, $22,992! Call 850-250-5981. GMC Yukon XL, Â‘08, local trade, beige, must see, $25,992! Call 850-250-5981. GMC Yukon, 2007, tan w/ tan int, 3rd row, Only $15,998! Call Mike Crilly 850-814-5147 GMC Yukon, 2011, Excellent condition! 3rd row, Runs & looks great! Must go! Victor 850-348-1038 Jeep Cherokee, Â‘14, local trade, like new, $23,991! Call 850-250-5981 Hyundai Santa Fe Limited, 2012, nav, backup cam, alloys, lthr, Infinity sound sys, Great MPG! Under warranty! Only $19,998! Call Tony Smith 850-851-6069 Nissan Xterra SE, 2001, V6, silver, grey cloth, Only $4995! Call Mike Crilly 850-814-5147 $1275 DownFord F150 X/Cab 03. 0% interest. $7500 9a-9p. Daylight Auto Fin 850-215-1769 DLR $2000 DownChevy Silverado 2006. 0% interest. $9900 9a-9p. Daylight Auto Fin. 850-215-1769 DLR Chevy Colorado Crew Cab, Â‘10, leather, like new, $19,991! Call 850-250-5981. Chevy Silverado Double Cab Z-71, Â‘14, 4WD, auto, V6, $31,991! Call 850-250-5981. Dodge Caravan, 2006, dk blue, 4 quad seating, rear ent, all pwr, cold air, only 70k miles! Nice van! Hurry, only $4988! Gary Fox 338-5257 Dodge Dakota Club Cab SLT, 2000, local trade, burg/grey, auto, all pwr, alloys, dual exhaust, bedliner, non-smoker, Beautiful truck! Hurry, only $3688! Gary Fox 338-5257 Dodge Ram SLT, 2004, 4dr, Turbo Diesel, 83k miles, $16,998 Call Mike Crilly 850-814-5147 Ford F150 Crew Cab 4x4, 2010, XLT, burg, tan cloth, 60k miles. $22,998 Call Mike Crilly 850-814-5147 Ford F150 LT, 2011, Crew Cab, white, like new! Very clean truck! Must see! Call Victor 850-348-1038 Ford Ranger XLT Supercab, Â‘02, auto, V6, $7,991! Call 850-250-5981. Honda Crosstour, Â‘10, loaded, must see, $19,993! Call 850-250-5981. Nissan Titan Crew Cab, 2011, V8, SV model, 64k miles, $19,988 Call Mike Crilly 850-814-5147 Toyota Tacoma, Â‘03, regular cab, must see, $9,992! Call 850-250-5981 Ram 2500 Diesel, 2012, Laramie, only 46k miles, lt grey w/ blk lthr, nav, htd seats, under warranty! Call Victor 850-348-1038 Toyota Tundra Crew Cab, 2010, lt tan, tan cloth, auto, all pwr, CD, alloys, only 50k miles! Beautiful truck! $18,988 Gary Fox 338-5257 1997 Honda Odyssey Mini Van for sale. Runs good but needs muffler. $1000 firm. Call 850-303-3939 Text FL10550 to 56654 Chevy Express Van, Â‘09, 15-passenger, 31k miles, $19,991! Call 850-250-5981. Dodge Grand Caravan SXT, 2010, 1 owner, grey int, stow-n-go, 4 quad seats, rear air, rear ent, all pwr, auto, sliding doors, lift gate, alloys, All the options! $11,988 Gary Fox 338-5257 Dodge Grand Caravan SXT, 2010, 1 owner, grey int, stow-n-go, 4 quad seats, rear air, rear ent, all pwr, auto, sliding doors, lift gate, alloys, All the options! $11,988 Gary Fox 338-5257 Toyota Sienna, 2005, white, tan lthr, Nice van! Lots of room! $6995 Call Mike Crilly 850-814-5147 Harley Davidson Fat Boy, Â‘07, customized, must see, $16,990! Call 850-250-5981 Heritage Deluxe 2008 6 speed, 96 cubic 5000/miles with add on 3 wheel kit. $ 11,000 OBO. Call 850-234-7042 Classic 34 HatterasRestored, Twin 2010 Cummins, New Cobia tower, electronics, Capt. maintained, turn key, many more upgrades. Call 850-582-4384 txt FL10622 to 56654 2012 Keystone Montana 5th Wheel Model 3150. No pets / smoking, Excellent Condition. Any reasonable offer will be considered. Never pulled across the hwy, presently in storage in PCB, FL Reduced! 336-385-1245 or 336-977-0710 SELL ALL YOUR ITEMS through classified.CALL 747-5020 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 James, I have a drive-ability problem with my 1999 2.5 liter four-cylinder Ford Ranger at highway speeds. It starts well and runs well around town and there is no Â“check engine lightÂ” coming on. The problem is at highway speeds around 60 mph. I have to downshift the manual transmission from overdrive when I come to small hills at highway speeds when I drive from Panama City to Marianna. I have a friend who has the same year model Ranger and his does not have this problem on the highway. He can even accelerate in overdrive and gain speed, it may be slow, but it does gain speed. My truck does not and loses power when I accelerate in overdrive. I have had the fuel pump replaced, and both O2 sensors along with spark plugs and wires and it still lacks power when I accelerate. I thought the exhaust might be clogged, so I loosened the exhaust pipe and drove it to see if there is any difference. The only difference was it was loud and it still lacked power. I bought the truck used and it has 165,000 miles on it. The only other symptom I have is lower fuel mileage compared to my friendÂ’s Ranger by 5 miles to the gallon during highway driving . Any suggestions to what to look for to solve this low power problem I am having? Elmore W, Marianna The first thing that pops in my mind is the timing belt is not installed correctly. A tuck with this many miles normally has had the timing belt replaced at least once. On this engine the cam sensor is not located on the cam shaft like 99 percent of most cars and trucks. It is located on the oil pump drive shaft on this engine. I really donÂ’t know why Ford designed it that way, but they did. The easiest way my shop can tell if that is your problem is to perform a compression wave pattern analysis by using a pressure transducer and a digital lab scope. This will allow me to see what is really happening in the combustion chamber during the 720 degree rotation of the suck, squeeze, bang, blow of a four-cycle engine. This is the easiest way to see what is happening without tearing the front of the engine apart. It will show if thereÂ’s a restricted exhaust, or mechanical problem due to weak valve springs, improperly timed engine (due to the timing belt not being installed correctly), low compression etc, etc. If you are handy with your hands, find the written procedure to see where your three timing belt marks are supposed to be. Remove the timing cover and inspect ALL THREE timing gear marks. I suspect you will see the crankshaft gear and the oil pump gear are lined up correctly, but the camshaft gear is off by at least one tooth. This is the reason you have low power and not a check engine light or computer code telling you that you have a problem. This is a tough one to figure out if you have not seen this before, but once you do see this, you never forget. Poor Fuel Mileage And Low Power At Highway Speeds James Morrisjames@masterautotech.comThe Auto AdviserFind us, like us, ask us car questions on Facebook @ James Auto Center of Panama City or call Saturdays from 9 to 11 a.m. on WYOO Talk Radio 101.1 FM, 850-763-0555. You can watch my show on Fox 28 WPGX Monday through Friday from 6:00 to 6:30 am. 1135790
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