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in robbery; nearly
$1,000 in cash
scattered on trail
by Teresa Eubanks, Journal Editor
A 30-year-old Blountstown man
was arrested after being found at
the .scene of a robbery with cash
overflowing from the front pocket
of his sweatshirt moments after the
store alarm at KFC was activated
just before midnight Sunday.
But before he could be taken
into custody, Anthony Williams,
who was on a bicycle and had
stopped when a patrol car pulled
up, waited for the officer to step out of his vehicle
and then raced off down the Greenway trail behind
the Southern Express at the comer of State Road 20
and River Street.
He abandoned the bike about 150 yards into the
trail, leaving it in a ditch. As he ran, he lost most of
the cash he was carrying, leaving $986 in singles,
fives, tens and twenty dollar bills scattered along the
After a description of the suspect was issued,
officers determined he was a longtime KFC employee
who lived on Iola Avenue.
When Blountstown Police Department (BPD)
Officer Jody Hoagland knocked on Williams' door, the
suspect answered it wearing pajama pants. Williams,
who appeared to be out of breath, denied knowing
about the robbery and said he hadn't done anything
as Hoagland put him in his patrol car.
Williams continued to deny any involvement
in the theft until being interviewed by BPD Chief
Glen Kimbrel. Williams said he was ready to give
a statement and on the way to the police station, he
apologized to Hoagland for running from him. He later
gave a taped confession.
Williams was charged with burglary of a structure
and grand theft..
A store manager confirmed that cash deposits
totalling $1,200 had been taken from two bank bags
inside the store. Most of the cash was recovered along
the Greenway behind the building.
BPD Major Rodney Smith said Williams was
working at KFC that night and made sure the back door
was left unlocked just before closing time at 11 p.m.
"He came back at a quarter 'til 12, grabbed the
money, locked the door behind him and then went
out the window of the drive-thru," Smith said. He set
off the store's alarm but as he rode off, he decided
he didn't want to travel the Greenway after dark,
according to Smith.
As Williams came back toward the store to take a
different route away from,the scene, he was met by
Hoagland, who had eased his patrol car around the
back of the building with his lights off. Hoagland saw
the cash sticking out of Williams' grey sweatshirt and
'noticed him wearing KFC food service gloves. Still
in the patrol car, the officer asked about the gloves.
Williams said he put on the gloves "because my hands
are sweaty," according to Smith.
After confessing to the theft, Williams said he was
behind on his bills, according to Smith.
SVolume 28, Number 40 g Wednesday, Oct. 1, 2008 --
Driver arrested on DUI charge
Crash totals two vehicles
and damages three more
by Teresa Eubanks, Journal Editor
A collision under the traffic light
at the intersection of Main Street
and Central Aveniie sent one man
to jail, totaled two vehicles and
left its mark on three new vehicles
parked at the Bay Ford dealership
around 3:19 a.m. Saturday.
Blountstown Police Officer Jody
Hoagland and Calhoun County
Sheriff's Deputy Bliss Moreau
were parked at the Southern
Express around 3:23 a.m. when
they noticed a Ford Explorer
traveling north on River Street
around 30 mph. When the SUV ran
the stop sign as it turned onto East
Central Ave., Hoagland pulled out
to make a traffic stop.
With the patrol car behind
it, the SUV began to accelerate
continued to gain speed as it
traveled westbound. As it neared
the intersection, the signal light
for westbound traffic was red as
a southbound van began to cross
the road on a green light. The SUV
slammed into the side of the van,
just behind the driver's seat.
The impact sent three empty
ice chests shooting out of the
van, "turning them into fiberglass
missiles," according to FHP
Trooper Brett Wagner.
He said the ice chests hit three
vehicles parked at the Bay Ford
dealership, causing approximately
$4,000 in damages.
The van, drivenby James D. Rogers, 31, ofColumbia,
AL, rotated two-and-a-half times counterclockwise
slinging debris before it slammed into a State Road
71 road sign and coming to rest on the south side of
the highway, facing west. After rescue workers used
the Jaws of Life tool to free him from the van, Rogers
was taken to the emergency room at Calhoun-Liberty
Hospital, where he was treated for minor injuries.
The trooper said it was lucky that the SUV hit the
van at the spot that it did. "If he'd hit him square on,
it would have killed.him," he said of the van's driver.
Because the impact was behind the front driver's seat,
The photo above shows the interior of the van after the crash when it
was hit just behind the driver's seat. A seat from the van was ejected
onto the road, below left, along with a side panel from the vehicle. The
Ford Explorer, below right, came to rest next to a utility pole in front of
Blountstown City Hall. BEN HALL PHOTOS
he escaped without serious injury.
The SUV, driven by Eliazar Nunez, 28, of Bristol,
continued westbound on State Road 20 and onto the
side, hitting a street sign before coming to rest near a
telephone pole beside Blountstown City Hall. Nunez
refused medical assistance at the scene.
When Nunez stepped out of the wreckage, he began
to run behind City Hall but fell after a few steps.
Nunez was taken into custody and charged with
driving under the influence with bodily harm, property
damage, driving while license suspended or revoked
with knowledge and fleeing and eluding a police
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Man charged with grand theft
for taking 3 bows from porch
A 20-year-old man was
charged with grand theft af-
ter the owner of three missing
bows learned that one was be-
ing sold on the local radio's
Swap Shop, according to a re-
port from the Calhoun County
Anthony Fielder told depu-
ties he first thought that some
friends were playing a trick on
him when three of his bows
went missing from his front
porch on Bates Road on Sept.
13. A few days later, he real-
ized the items which includ- -
ed a 2007 Mathews Switchback
XT valued at $950, a 1998
Mathews Featherlight vauled
at $600 and a $400 Browning.
Ambush had been stolen.
Fielder said at -the time he
had no idea who might have
taken the bows and noted that
his home was off the road and
his property couldn't be seen
from someone driving by.
Fielder later learned that the
Mathews Featherlight had been
advertised for sale on the radio.
When he tracked down the man
in possession, of the bow, he
learned that it had been given
to the man by Thomas Zachary
"Tomzack" Jacobs on Sept. 13,
following a bow fishing trip.
The sheriff's office investi-
gation led to the discovery Of
a second stolen bow, that had
been sold to an individual for
During an interview with
deputies, Jacobs confessed to
taking the three bows after vis-
iting Fielder's home and find-
ing them on the porch.
He said he gave one bow to
a friend, sold the second bow
and had stored the third bow at
a cousin's home.
All three were recovered and
returned to the owner.
Jacobs was arrested and
charged with grand theft.
Correctional Officer charged with fourth DUI
A correctional officer who
had worked in the Calhoun
County Jail was fired Sunday,
a day after he was charged with
driving under the influence
by a Florida Highway Patrol
Arrested was 46-year-old
Andy Ray Cook. This was his
fourth DUI, according to FHP
Sgt. Lonnie Baker.
The arrest report filed by FHP
Trooper Dallas Jones stated that
with assault &
A Liberty County man was
arrested on charges of aggra-
vated assault and aggravated
battery after a domestic alter-
cation at his home Friday.
A deputy arrived at the
home to find a female exiting
the residence and telling him
that James William Harris was
inside and "still cussing and
As the officer entered, he
found Harris coming down the
hall and making threats toward
Harris refused a verbal com-
mand to lay on the floor until
the deputy pulled out his taser.
Harris was taken into custody
and charged after the female-
showed an injury on her leg
that she said happened when
he threw a DVD/VCR combo
player at her, striking her in
the face and neck area. She
received an injury on her leg
as he fell down. She said af-
ter the item fell, Harris picked
up the broken pieces and began
throwing them at her.
She said Harris was angry
because she was packing her
things and planned to move
Cook was found sitting in his
vehicle with no lights on while.
parked across County Road 274
at Musgrove Road around 11:48
As the trooper neared the
vehicle, the lights came on
and the vehicle made a right
turn, accelerated quickly while
pulling onto the shoulder and
then drove back onto County
Road 274. The car then went
onto the shoulder a second time
before returning to the road.
After stopping the vehicle,
the trooper asked Cook why he
parked in the middle of the road.
Cook replied that he was turning
around and thought that his car
had gone dead.
When asked about the
strong odor of an alcoholic
beverage that was coming
from the vehicle, Cook said it
was probably from one of his
Cook was asked to. step out
of the vehicle and attempted to
follow the trooper's directions
to conduct a roadside sobriety
test before he stopped and said,
"I can't do it."
As he was handcuffed,
Cooked pulled away while
telling the trooper that he was
the work squad officer for the
Cook was taken to the jail
arid gave a breath sample on
the intoxilyzer to determine
his blood alcohol level (BAC).
Florida's BAC is 0.08. Cook's
samples, taken at 1:03 a.m.,
were .107 and.103.
Car collide after leaving same
residence late Sunday night
One driver received five tickets and the other got one after a
collision late Sunday night on County Road 274, approximately
1,500 feet west of HardenLane, according to a report from FHP
Trooper Mark Mattingly.
The two drivers gave different stories but the trooper deter-
mined by the evidence at the scene that a 1992 Ford passenger
car, driven by Shannon K. Bryant of Marianna drove up from
behind and overtook an eastbound 2000 Chevrolet passenger car,
driven by Cassey Marks ofAriton, AL. The two vehicles col-
lided, with Bryant's vehicle hitting the rear of Marks' car.
Bryant is the ex-girlfriend of a passenger in the Marks vehicle,
the trooper said. Both vehicles had just left the same location at a
Calhoun County residence.
The trooper said there were no skid marks at the scene.
One passenger in the Marks vehicle, identified as Heather
Pierce of Blountstown, was taken to Bay Medical Center with
minor injuries by Calhoun County ambulance.
Both vehicles were totaled in the 11:30 p.m. wreck.
Both drivers were ticketed for having suspended licenses. Bry-
ant was also charged with failure to use due care, failure to wear
a seatbelt, driving with no insurance and having a tag that was
expired over six months.
*Debra Alise Williams, VOP.
*Thomas Zachary Jacobs, grand theft.
*Seanathon Jeffery Haire, resisting arrest with-
*Donald Linton Davis, VOCC.
*Jason Lee Soverns, VOP.
*Holly Gay Nichols, battery, child abuse, viola-
tion of suspended sentence.
*Bruce Brown, failure to appear.
*Jack Stonewall Smith, possession ofmetham-
phetamine, possession of drug paraphernalia.
*William Robert Daffir, VOP.
*Lester Brown, VOCP.
*Alan Kenneth Pyles, writ of attachment (non-
*Matthew Chase Revell, VOP.
*Rex Norman Smith, driving while license sus-
pended or revoked with knowledge, driving while
license suspended or revoked (warrant).
*Eliazar Nunez, driving under the influence
with bodily injury, property damage, driving while
license suspended or revoked with knowledge,
fleeing and eluding.
*Ray Cook, driving under the influence.
*Meliekia Patricia Martin, battery.
*Sandra Adkison, holding for CCSO.
*Holly G. Nichols, holding for CCSO.
*Jamie Wombles, failure to appear, driving while
license suspended or revoked with knowledge.
*James W Harris, aggravated assault (domes-
tic), aggravated battery (domestic).
*Mark L. Burts, holding for Hernando County..
*Meliekia P. Martin, holding for CCSO.
Listingsincludenamefollowedbychargeand identification ofarrestingagency Thenamesaboverepresent
those charged. We remind our readers that all are presumed innocent until proven guilty.
Blountstown Police Dept.
Sept. 21 through Sept. 28, 2008 (
Accidents...............04 Traffic Citations..................07
Special details (business escorts, traffic details)......101
Business alarms.....03 Residential alarms..........01
Complaints........................ ............................. 127
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Congressman Boyd rejects Bush bailout proposal,
supports responsible advance to financial industry
WASHINGTON, DC- that would allow for a staged personal retirement and "This financial crisis has put a to recover any potent
Congressman Allen Boyd advance of funds to the financial education savings. Local remaining costs fro
(D-North Florida) rejected industrytohelpkeeptheeconomy banks would no longer bad taste in all of our mouths, Wall Street firms, not th
PresidentBush'sbailoutproposal moving and would guarantee be able to provide home, including myself, but if there taxpayers. It also take
and supported a bipartisan plan in that the taxpayers are repaid in car, or student loans to important steps to prote(
Congress to stabilize theAmerican full. Despite being negotiated people with good credit is some good to cone out of the future economic health
financial markets and protect the by leaders of both parties and or to small businesses, this, it is the attention that has of the country by ensurin
taxpayers. On September 18, receiving bipartisan support on and personal retirement been brought to our country's that the implementation
President Bush asked Congress the floor, the Financial Rescue accounts, such as pensions, of the plan does not ad
for a $700 billion blank check to Package (HR 3997) failed to pass 401(k)s, mutual funds, deteriorating fiscal state. We to the country's already
bailout Wall Street that Members in the House of Representatives and education savings cannot wait for a crisis to overwhelming deb
of Congress on both sides of the by a very narrow margin. accounts, would become burden.
aisle, including Congressman Financial experts across the seriously vulnerable. Occur before we address Additionally, th
Boyd, flatly rejected. After board have agreed that if our "I have said for the challenges facing our Financial Rescue Packag
considerable bipartisan financial institutions fail there years that the current caps executive pay for fim
cooperation, Congress completely would be a nationwide freeze on Administration's reckless nation. that avail themselves of th
overhauled the President's initial credit and lending and potentially fiscal policies over the last CONGRESSMAN ALLEN BOYD package and includes stror
proposal and created a better bill catastrophic consequences for eight years would not go tured the Administration's gift oversight provisions. Th
unanswered, and the volatility
in the market is the result,"
Congressman Boyd said. "Last
week, the Administration put
forward a bad bailout proposal
to fix years of their bad fiscal.
policies. Those of us in Congress
rejected the President's bailout
proposal, and through a lot of
bipartisan work, we created
a better bill. Democrats and
Republicans came together and
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to the financial industry into
a responsible advance to the
markets to spur confidence and
"Don't get me wrong, even
though we crafted a more
responsible solution to our
financial crisis, none of us who
supported this bill like having
to do this, but we have been told
by countless economic experts
that the consequences of inaction
would be even more costly for
our country and for the American
people," Boyd continued. "I
believe that this advance to the
financial industry is necessary
to keep the American Dream
alive, so that our banks can turn
around and loan this money to the
American people to buy a house
or car, to start a small business,
or to pay for college."
The bipartisan Financial
Rescue Package would provide
$250 billion immediately to
stabilize the financial industry,
and another $100 billion would
be made available upon the
President's request. The final
$350 billion would only be
provided after Congressional
Congressman Boyd and
the Blue Dog Coalition also
insisted that the Financial Rescue
Package include a provision to
protect taxpayers and restore
much needed fiscal discipline
to the package. The Blue
Dog provision is essentially a
"taxpayers' insurance guarantee,"
which directs a future President
to deliver a plan after five years
bill would increase Congressional
oversight and establish a new
Special Inspector General within
the Treasury Department.
"Like many others from my
generation, I grew up with two
parents whose lives largely were
shaped by the Great Depression,"
Boyd stated. "My parents told
me my entire life that we never
wanted our country to get into
that sort of financial situation
again. I took this advice from my
parents to heart as I voted today.
Even as I saw that this legislation
was going to fail, I believe that
the emergency advance that
this legislation would have
provided is necessary to protect
our homes, our small businesses,
our healthcare coverage, our
pensions, and our hard-earned
"This financial crisis has put
a bad taste in all of our mouths,
including myself, but if there
is some good to come out of
this, it is the attention that has
been brought to our country's
deteriorating fiscal state," said
Boyd. "We cannot wait for a
crisis to occur before we address
the challenges facing our nation.
Today's bill would only treat the
symptoms of years of reckless
Fiscal and monetary policies. We
must also fix our underlying fiscal
problems. These short term and
long term fiscal and monetary
problems demand immediate,
bipartisan attention and solutions.
For the future of our nation and
our economy, we must restore our
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Tickets are now on sale for the third
Annual Blountstown Main Street Murder
Mystery Dinner Theatre so get ready to
head "Back to Jack's" for a rockin' good
Due to popular demand, the show
will run four nights Thursday, Oct. 30,
Saturday, Nov. 1, Friday, Nov. 7, and
Saturday, Nov. 8, inside the historicFrink
Gym at the Panhandle Pioneer Settlement.
Tickets are $35 each. The event will begin
with a wine and cheese reception, along
with a silent auction, on the front-porch
of the Frink Gym at 6 p.m. Dinner will
be served at 6:45 p.m. and the show will
begin at 7:30 p.m.
This musical production will be set at
one of Blountstown's favorite old haunts,
Jack's Drive In. As always, the stars of the
show will be local actors who will pull out
all the stops to keep you entertained.
Tickets are available at Merle Norman/
Studio 20 on Central Avenue West (across
from Superior Bank). You can stop by the
shop to purchase your tickets or, if you are
out of town and need to make reservations
and have them mailed to you, call Kelli at
899-0500 (please leave a message).
Proceeds from the production go to
Blountstown Main Street. an organization
\ t Ih a mission to re italize d-owntowin
Blountstown. One ofthe biggest fundraisers
associated with the dinner theatre is the
silent auction Although it is t lpically
held on the first night of the sho%%, this
ear it is being e,'panded to all four nights.
Donations of anlhing from books to art
to \ action home l ists are needed to help
raise money\ for the do\\ nto\ n effort.
Call Lisa Creamer at 557-4-15 if \ou
x\ould like to donate something to the
Southwell Reunion set
for October 4 in Bristol
This ear 's Soutili ell Fa. ill\ iculuori
will be held at Veterans Menmorial C'. ic
Center in Bristol on Saturdai,. Oct 4
beginning at ii a im ET
Bring our fa. orite dishl and let's enl ',
For any question or addiltonj l into
contact Nannene at o'4-2ii21. Patricia at
1'.4--1230 or DJ at t43-24ot,-.
Post 272 members
needed at meeting
The _American Legion Post 2"2.
Blountstown Bristol. is holding its
monthly meeting on Sunda\. Oct. 5 at 2
Members are asked to attend because w e
need to ha\e enough members to pro\ ide
us w ith a quorum. Without a quorum. new
business can't be conducted
The Calhoun-Liberty Journal is
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Bristol, FL 32321.
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* Rotary Club, noon, Calhoun-Liberty Hospital
* Weight Loss Support Group, 1:30 p.m., Shelton Park Library
* AA, 7 p.m., Calhoun County Old Ag Bldg. east door, in front of jail
* Magnolia VFD, 6 p.m., Fire House
* Nettle Ridge FD, 7 p.m., Fire House
* Mossy Pond VFD, 7 p.m., Fire House
* AA, 7 p.m., basement of Calhoun County Courthouse
alston White, Wilie vMaynor
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Dance, 6 12p.m., American Legion Hall in Blountstown
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Oct. 4 in Btown
Blountstown Main Street is pleased
to announce the.next opening date of the
downtown farmers market featuring fresh
produce, home baked items, handmade
crafts, and original artwork, along with
The River Valley Marketplace is open
the first Saturday of every month from 8
a.m. to noon. The next date for the market
is Saturday, Oct. 4, in the greenspace next
to Wakulla Bank.
The marketplace was a big hit when
it opened last month. There were a wide
variety of booths, but the crowd was asking
for more fresh produce. If you are a farmer
or have a garden and would like to make
some extra dollars, bring your goods to the
River Valley Marketplace.
If you would like to be a vendor, you
must register in advance. Again, there is
no fee, but you must apply. Contact Kelli
Calhoun County flu
clinics to start Oct. 6
The Outreach Clinics of the Calhoun
County Health Department will be offering
many opportunities for the residents of
Calhoun Counrt to get their flu shots this
Flu shots \\Ill be offered for the cost
of $20 (cash or check). Medicare \\ill
be accepted if the coverage is regular
Medicare. ino Medicare HIMOs please
Please bring \our Medicr are card with ou.
The schedule for the clinics through Oct.
16 are as follo%%s:
Monday Oct. 6 Alth Library. 2-5
Tuesday Oct. "- Hugh Creek Library,
2-5 p m
Saturday, Oct. 11 -BlounistoTwn L library.
I10 a.m.-12 Noon
Monday Oct 13 Kinard Library,
Tuesday. Oct. 14. Shelton's Corner
Librar. 2-5 p im.
ThursJda. O)ct I1 Calhouno Countr
Additional dates and sites \\ill be
announced as the\ are determined. Iff\ou
have an\ questions, please call h43-24 15
e\t. 247 and ask to speak w% ith Vanessa or
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That's how many copies of
The Calhoun-Liberty Journal
were distributed last week,
ensuring plenty of coverage for
your community announcements
and great response for our
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QGhouLs & ,ob7ins
Volunteers are needed to help with the Haunted
Train at Veterans Memorial Park for this year's
Halloween rides. Each year the Veterans Memorial
Railroad has a Haunted Train to help raise funds
needed to pay for insurance and other expenses to
keep the train running throughout the year.
All staff at the Haunted Train are volunteers who
donate their time scaring others for a good cause.
This year the Haunted Train will be operating
Saturday Oct. 25. Friday Oct. 31. and Saturday
The group will be holding a meeting at Veterans
Park Saturday Oct. 4 at I p.m. to plan for this N ear's
If you want to help create the effects needed for
the train and would like to have a good time being
a Ghost or Goblin.'please contact Ricky Parrish at
850-694-4100. Edwin Hobby at 850-694-4101 or
Richard Williams at 850-899-0491.
A preview of our hunting supplies
be on site
Special prices on
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this day only!
Friday, October 3
8 a.m.- 2 p.m.
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Camp Monarch: Hospice offers camp for kids
S Children's Support Services
Department of Covenant Hospice
Sis sponsoring a one-day grief
support camp called Camp
Monarch from 10 a.m. to 3
p.m. Saturday, Oct. 11 at the
Tallahassee Museum of History.
This is a unique camp for
children and adolescents ages 7-17
who have recently experienced
the loss of a loved one, or who are
dealing with a terminal illness of
a loved one.
This year, the camp will be
held at the Tallahassee Museum
of History and Natural Science
complete with activities and
games tailored for different age
groups, including, a nature trail
hike, zoo animals and much
The camp is free to all
participants, and includes lunch
and snacks. To register, please
call Elizabeth Robinson at 850-
575-4998 or 1-800-374-9733.
Celebrating 25 years ofkeeping
the promise, Covenant Hospice
is a not-for-profit organization
dedicated to providing
services to patients and loved
ones during times of life-limiting
The focus of Covenant Hospice
is to enable its patients to live as
fully and comfortably as possible,
to provide dignified palliative
care, to assist patients' loved ones
in coping with end-of-life issues
and the eventual death of the
patient, and to improve care for
all patients at the end of their lives
by example and education.
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A RECAP'o)NS 1Y LA'I
NIGH- o rELEVIh MN "tOS
Just to give you an idea how bad the economy is, I
got my scenic checks from my bank today. You know
what the scene was? Pictures of people at the bank
cleaning out their desks. That's the picture on the
check. JAY LENO
A farmer in Ohio has carved a corn maze in his field
in the likeness of Sarah Palin. The way it works? You
you enter and suddenly realize you're way over your
head. AMY POEHLER, Saturday Night Live
The crime rate is down. Isn't that amazing? Less
banks are being robbed. Well, sure. A: there's less
banks. B: the banks don't have any money left. And
C:.nobody's got gas money for the getaway car.
It seemed like Congress might have agreed on
the $700 billion bailout bill for the banks, but then
later on, it turned out that they haven't. For those of
you who don't understand what is happening here,
think of Wall Street as a no-good brother-in-law who
borrows $500 from you and then shows up with a
new jet ski. JIMMY KIMMEL
Thursday night, leaders of both parties said they
reached an agreement in principle. Then they
realized, "Wait, this is Washington. We don't have
any principles." So, they had to start all over again.
The presidential debates had an unusual format.
After blowing a question on Bosnia, John McCain
was told to extinguish his torch and leave the
island. DAVID LETTERMAN
The political season is affecting Halloween. One of
the most popular Halloween masks this year is the
Sarah Palin mask. Yeah, remember this, kids. If you
dress up as Sarah Palin, you're not allowed to talk
to anyone who is dressed up as a reporter.
These numbers are so big that people can't even
comprehend them. Like $700 billion. See, the best
way to understand large amounts of money is to
think of it in terms of what it can buy. For example,
you know what $700 billion buys? It can buy you 100
senators and 435 congressmen. JAY LENO
The three presidential debates, I was not aware of
this, will be held in three different states. Mississippi,
New York and Tennessee. And fortunately, John
McCain has a home in each one.
Palin has been all over the news recently. Last week,
she was in New York at the U.N. General Assembly
to meet with leaders from other countries. Previously,
her world experience had been limited to a visit to the
Epcot Center in Orlando. JIMMY KIMMEL
A Florida congressman has sparked a big controversy
by saying Sarah Palin doesn't care about Jews or
black people. Yeah. Pahn insists that's not true, and
says Alaska has one of each. CONAN O'BRIEN
Sarah Palin was in New York City. She met with
some world leaders and went to the Central Park
Zoo, yeah. Took her five hours to get through the
zoo, 'cause she had to keep stopping to reload
from Commercial News F
Elitism out, dumb & dumber is in
Liberalism and elitism have become
curse words for conservative Americans
who tend to harken back to times past. In
my view, many conservatives are caught
in a "1776 time warp." Jerry Cox is
In the 1770s,the population of the col- officerandwrit
onies was about three million people. In background
those days, America was the eastern half foreign policy
of what is now recognized as the lower 48 \Okaloosa Cot
states. Today, there are about 300 million
people in America of all races, religions
and political views. There isn't much that is "united" in
the United States anymore, but like it or not, we collec-
tively are in the 21st Century and have to deal with 21st
America is a Republic with a representative democra-
cy. As American citizens, we elect our neighbors or politi-
cal party officials to represent us in local, state and federal
government. If our elected representatives don't do as we
say and bring home the bacon, we vote them out.
While a good idea during the era of the Founding Fa-
thers, representative government doesn't work as well
today as it did in the early days of America when people
could gather in town hall meetings and decide by show
of hands how to resolve an issue that was affecting their
Today, the town hall is global in size, and the issues
that our elected representatives must deal with are enor-
mously complicated. Do you think that the Founding Fa-
thers had any idea of the threat and destructive power of
something called "a nuclear weapon?" Would the Found-
ing Fathers who rode horses or rode in a wagon to get
to their destinations have had any concept of the energy
crisis that is affecting America's economy in the most
My view is that if the Founding Fathers were alive to-
day and faced with the issues that plague America and its
people, the founders would apply the same pragmatism
and logic as they did in the summer of 1887 at the Consti-
tutional Convention in Philadelphia.
The Founding Fathers were the elitists of their day.
They were the movers and shakers of the colonial era.
They owned land, slaves and commercial enterprises.
They were educated. Unfortunately for America today
there are no American figures on the world stage, elitist or
otherwise, that are of the same caliber as the Founders.
The 55 delegates to the Constitutional Convention
locked the door on the meeting hall and decided the fu-
ture of America. They didn't ask Joe the stable boy what
he thought about their plan to write a Constitution. They
didn't ask local farmers what they thought. So, by today's
Republican definition of elitism, the Founding Fathers
were and have been the elitist of all.
The elitists of the time debated the idea of a Constitu-
tion and a centralized federal govern-
X'S ment through the Federalist Papers.
RN ER There were 87 essays in total, all pub-
lished in "The Independent Journal,"
a retired military a New York City newspaper, between
rwithanextensive October 17, 1787 and April 12, 1788
n domestic and to counter those that were opposed to
issues. He lives in a central government. The Federalist
nty. Papers is the title of 85 essays collect-
ed and edited by Alexandra Hamilton.
James Madison and John Jay wrote
some of the essays. Every politician should have to read
the Federalist Papers, or have someone read them to him
Today, elitism is out and dumb and dumber is in when
selecting America's national leaders. Thomas L. Fried-
man in his latest book on geopolitics titled, "Hot, Flat,
and Crowded," refers to this phenomenon as Americans
being "as dumb as we wanna be."
Those of us who think that national leaders like the
president and vice president should have some "smarts,"
some education, and most of all, some relative experience
are considered elitist. In that regard I'm glad to be called
an elitist because I don't think that the president and vice
president of the United States should be the dullest two
tools in our national tool box.
The race to mediocrity has never been more apparent
than Conservatives defending McCain's selection of Sar-
ah Palin, a political stunt at best. I have nothing against
a woman president. For example, Ms. Rice, Secretary of
State, would be a good choice. Rice is educated and has
relative experience to be a president or vice president. Pa-
lin does not.
Michael Gerson, former George Bush speech writer,
has a rebuttal piece in the September 29, 2008 Newsweek
magazine defending Palin's mediocrity. If McCain fol-
lowed Garson's illogical logic as why elitism is bad and
mediocrity is good when selecting a vice president then
McCain would have to gone to a Burger King restaurant
in a small southwestern U.S. town, waited at the drive thru
window until some woman with five kids in the back of
the station wagon arrived, and McCain would have picked
this woman to be his vice presidential running mate.
Interestingly, criticism of McCain and Palin isn't com-
ing just from the left. Columnist George Will, town crier
and scribe for the neo cons, has written that McCain isn't
fit to be president. Right wing columnist Kathleen Parker
has written that Palin should resign. Kathryn Jean Lopez,
editor for the National Review Online, is critical of Pa-
lin's performance. She thinks that Palin might "have it,"
but isn't sure. If not, her suggestion is to bring on Mitt
The next election will determine if the dumbing down
of America continues.
OCTOBER 1, 2008 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL Page 7
by Douglas Cohn and Eleanor Clift
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WASHINGTON The television audience may find it a bit
odd that the first of three debates between the two presidential
contenders focused on foreign policy when thenation's economic
future is on everybody's mind. Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., made
a brief attempt to postpone or even call off the debate, saying
he would not appear unless a bipartisan deal had emerged on
Capitol Hill. Sen. Barack Obama, D-Ill., resisted, saying the
time when voters most need to hear from the candidates is at a
time of crisis.
The Presidential Commission on Debates weighed in to resolve
the impasse. Thanks, but no thanks, was the message to McCain,
and so the debate scheduled for Friday evening in Mississippi
went ahead as planned, with the opening portion focusing on the
financial bailout. Although the two campaigns agreed that the first
debate would be about foreign policy, the Wall Street meltdown
is an issue of national security with the administration poised to
borrow another $700 billioiqfrom Asian bankers to underwrite
the growing U.S. debt.
When the presidential race began almost two years ago, the
war in Iraq was the top issue. That's no longer the case. With
the number of American casualties down and a relative sense of
stability taking hold in Iraq, the two candidates are not that far
l apart in wanting to responsibly wind down the U.S. presence. A
growing involvement in Afghanistan and Pakistan is more prob-
I lematic, and here too, both candidates have tended to be more
r \vi Sa hawkish, calling for more troops in Afghanistan.
IProvideV The overarching question for the next president is how to deal
with a newly resurgent Russia. McCain has called for ousting
Russia from the G-8, a club of western democracies, while Obama
is on the side of aggressive diplomatic and economic engage-
ment. That is perhaps the starkest difference in the way the two
candidates look at the world. McCain would punish Russia for
invading Georgia, a former satellite state, while the Olympic
Games in Beijing distracted much of the world. Obama takes
r the view that we need Russia to fight terrorism and to safeguard
its nuclear arsenal from terrorists, and that engagement is not
SThe two theories will be challenged in the context of Russia
dispatching a fleet to Venezuela, the first time since the Cuban
missile crisis in 1962 that Russia has inserted itself into what
1 American presidents consider the U.S. sphere of influence.
Venezuela is one of the leading producers of oil, and Venezuelan
SPresident Hugo Chavez is no friend ofAmerica, challenging and
ridiculing President Bush whenever he can. Chavez, who is a
Socialist, gave a speech in Caracas where according to Reuters
news service he said, "The United States has spent $900 billion,
four times what the Venezuelan economy produces in a year, to
S- 9 try to boost the troubled finance system and housing market..
S.. They have criticized me, especially in the United States, for
Sqw nationalizing a great company, CANTV, that didn't even cost $1.5
S. billion." And now, reminiscent of the Russian-Cuban affiliation
S6f '62, Russia is providing him with money to buy arms.
Chavez gloating over America's economic mismanagement
should remind the candidates of what we've squandered in the
eyes of the world. Rival powers like Russia and China have
Opportunities to challenge U.S. interests that they didn't have
before. It's not surprising that Russia is pushing back against the
installation of a U.S. missile defense system in Poland. McCain
supports the venture despite its high cost and doubts that it can
Work. Obama thinks it is unnecessarily provocative at this time
in Russia's history. Who's right?
S Bringing it back to Wall Street, China has emerged as one
of our major trading partners along with being the chief banker
for another round of borrowed money. Is this inter-dependence
healthy or do we have just as much reason to fear China's leverage
over our economy as the Russian fleet steaming toward Venezu-
ela? These are not exactly pocketbook issues; maybe they should
be. And maybe they should have debated them in the debate.
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Page 8 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL OCTOBER 1, 2008
Tyler Myers, left, and Ryan Harper, right members of the 4-H Outdoors Club kayaking at Lake
New 4-H Club year
by Monica L. Brinkley,
UF/IFAS, Liberty County Extension
The 2008-2009 4-H year began with a bang.
Thursday, September 4th the annual 4-H banquet
was held at the Veterans Memorial Civic Center.
"Go for the Gold" was the theme of the banquet as
the youth and volunteer leaders were recognized
for their accomplishments of the past year.
The 4-H motto is "To Make the Best Better"
and it is our hope that we truly can help the youth
in Liberty County to become the best that they
can be. Our goal is to create an environment for
connecting caring adult with youth to help make
a difference in their lives. There is always a place
for caring adults to volunteer either with short and
long term projects.
At this time the following clubs are available
off to a good start
for youth to join: The Outdoors Club, Krafty
Kritters Club, The Horse Club, GALS Club, The
Barnyard Club, Hosford LATCH Club, and The
The 4-H Outdoors Club began the year by taking
a kayaking trip to Lake Mystic with their volunteer
leaders Phil Deck, Leslie Bruner and Shellie King.
A special thanks goes out to the Liberty County
Health Departments SWAT program and the
Healthy Communities Healthy People for providing
funding for the purchase of the kayaks.
Just as Uncle Sam used to say, "We are always
looking for a few good people." If you have
questions about club projects, time ofmeetings, etc,
please call 643-2229 and talk with Cathia Schmarje,
4-H Program Assistant.
FOOTBALL SOCCER PROGRAMS
OPEN THIS NEXT WEEK
The youth football and soccer programs under the Liberty
County Recreation Department will kick off this coming
Football begins Saturday as the Teeny Mite, the Tiny Mite, and
the Pee Wee Programs are involved in a jamboree in Sneads.
The regular season will begin next Tuesday as the Liberty
County teams travel to Chattahoochee. All three teams will be in
action that night beginning with Teeny Mite play at 6:30 p.m.
Soccer play begins Monday with the Kickers League (ages
5-8). Monday SWAT Gamett will play SWAT Gold. Tuesday
SWAT Gold will meet SWAT Black. Soccer games begin at 6
p.m. They will play at the Memorial Park Complex behind the
Veterans Memorial Civic Center in Bristol.
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Calhoun County lawmen bring home third place
trophy in Southeastern Manhunt Competition
A Calhoun County team
including members of
the Blountstown Police
Department and the
Calhoun County Sheriff's
Office brought home
the third place trophy
after competing with
18 teams in the annual
held Sept. 24 26 at
Blackwater State Forest
in Brunson, Florida.
The team members,
shown at right, included
BPD Sgt. Fred Tanner,
Major Rodney Smith,
Bryant, with .his dad,
Capt. Michael Bryant
of the sheriff's office,
along with bloodhounds
Cricket and Bud.
Institution placed first
in the competition.
Second place went to
a team from Fountain,
BEN HALL PHOTO
Cub Scout Pack gets safety lessons
On Monday, October 29th, Cub Scout Pack 137
met at Blountstown First Baptist Church to learn
what to do in an emergency, how to stay safe and
to say no to drugs.
Scout Master Nona Bareli and Assistant Scout
Master Philip Spaziante welcomed state and county
law enforcement officers to the weekly meeting so
the scouts could fulfill their emergency preparedness '.
State Troopers Larry Battle, Ron Cox, James
Swearingin and David Cox were at the Cub Scout"
meeting to talk to the boys about traffic safety and /
to show the scouts the equipment they use while
they are on patrol.
The Florida Highway Patrol brought a rollover
simulator to demonstrate why it is so important to
use seat belts. The simulator spins around with a
dummy inside. When the dummy is unbelted in the
simulator, it is ejected out the window, showing what
would happen to a person if they were involved in
a rollover crash. -
Deputy Sheriff-Eddie Dalton was at the meeting
to teach the scouts about the dangers of illegal drugs.
Deputy Dalton is the K-9 handler for the Calhoun
County Sheriff's Office and brought along his dog
to demonstrate how police dogs are used to sniff out
Cub Scouts is for all boys from first through
fifth grade. Pack 137 has over 40 scouts that meet
each week to "learn by doing." The pack is broken
down into the Tiger, Wolf, Bear and Webelos dens
according to what grade the boy-is in. For more
information or to join Cub Scouts, please call Nona
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ASSEMBLY OF GOD CHURCH-
Blountstown FirstAssembly of God
Church, along with Rev. Shelton
Kindig, would like to announce their
homecoming on Oct. 5.
Sunday school will begin
at 9:45 a.m. (CT) followed by
homecoming service which will
begin at 10:45 a.m., featuring The
Lunch will follow the morning
service so bring your.favorite
dish and come join us for a great
The church is located at the comer
of Hwy. 20 and 13th Street, between
Hungry Howie's and Tatum's
Hardware. Everyone is welcome.
CHURCH OF GOD IN CHRIST
- The congregation at Deliverance
Temple Church of God in Christ
would like to extend an invitation
to all to join us Oct. 16 through
Oct. 19 to help celebrate the 13th
annual Pastor and wife's anniversary
of Superintendent Jesse Mathews
and First Lady District Missionary
Services will begin at 7:30 p.m.
nightly and will conclude with a
Sunday noon service on Oct. 19.
Dinner will be served immediately
following Sunday's service. Come
out and enjoy the Lord with us!
Deliverance Temple is located
at 1156 Dewey Johnson Way in
For more information, please
contact Sister Mathews at (850) 643-
1745 or (850) 241-4032.
ALTHA CHURCH OF GOD -
The Altha Church of God along with
the First Baptist Church ofAltha will
have its fall festival Friday, Oct. 31
from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. (CT) at the
Altha Church of God.
Look for more information in
weeks to come.
The church is located at 26000
Fuqua Circle. Formore information,
call the church at 762-8294.
RIVER OF LIFE ASSEMBLY
OF GOD CHURCH You are
invited to come join us for a day
of singing, preaching, praying and
The Strickland Family singers
from Heritage Assembly of God in
Tallahassee along with local River
of Life Singers will sing the glory
Rev. Michael Morris from Abe
Springs Pentecostal Holiness Church
will bring the word of God. Brother
Michael is an anointed man of God
who will minister to you heart mind,
body and soul.
Afterwards we will close with
dinner from the best cooks in Liberty
Services begin at 10:30 (ET) and
end when God is through.
Fellowship & Events
JEHOVAH'S WITNESSES -
The local congregation of Jehovah's
Witnesses would like to invite you
to attend a two-day Assembly on
Oct. 4 5 at the Marina Civic Center
in Panama City. The theme of the
Assembly is "Keep Conquering the
Evil With the Good." (Rom. 12:21)
There will be two days at the
Assembly ofspiritual encouragement.
It will answer the vital questions,
"How is it possible to stand firm
against those opposing true worship?,
and How can we defeat the forces
that constantly try to pull us away
from our worship?
The overseer for this district,
Leslie Jones, will deliver the talks,
"Fortified to Conquer the Evil
With the Good?," "Beware of
Overconfidence!," "All Evil Soon
to End!," and "Strengthening Our
Faith to Conquer the World." These
talks are timely because today Satan
is relentless in his attacks against
A featured speaker will be Billy
Nichols, a traveling representative
of the Watchtower Bible. and Tract
Society. He will give the discourses
entitled, "Now is the Season to Stay
Awake!," based on Romans 13:11-
13, and "Do Not Show Yourself
Discouraged in the Day of Distress,"
based on Proverbs 24:10.
All the encouraging discourses
and demonstrations will help
Christians to be determined to
"keep conquering the evil with the
good" and fortify all for the difficult
The program will start at 10 a.m.
on Saturday and Sunday. There is no
admission charge and no collections
ST. FRANCIS CATHOLIC
CHURCH St. Francis Catholic
Church is celebrating the feast day
of our patron, St. Francis of Assisi,
Sunday, Oct. 5.
Activities begin with a bilingual
Mass, in English and Spanish at
10:30 a.m. (CT). Dinner, games and
fellowship will follow on the lawn
behind the hall.
Everyone is asked to bring a
covered dish and lawn chairs.
ST. PAUL A.M.E CHURCH
On FIRE Youth Ministry will be
practicing for October's program
this week, Tues. Thur. Next week's
practice will be Mon. Fri. All
practices will begin begin at 5 p.m. at
St. PaulA.M.E. Church at 16076 SE
River St. in Blountstown. If you need
a ride, please call Karen Engram at
674-9551 by 4 p.m. that day.
T-shirts must also be ordered and
paid for by Friday, Oct..3.
On FIRE Youth Ministries is
inviting everyone once again to our
youth program on Oct. 11 at 6:30 p.m.
at St. Paul A.M.E. Church 16076 SE
River St. Blountstown. Our young
people will be getting their praise on
through song, dance, skits, prayer,
poetry, and whatever other ways God
puts on their hearts.
This is a non-denominational
worship service geared to all youth.
The participants come from all of
the local churches. Our theme for
October is "Talk to the Hands!"
We hope you decide to join us
for this event to witness these young
people doing marvelous things. We
encourage you to bring the youth
from your church to sing a song or to
just let them see some of the positive
things that their peers are doing.
We expect to see you on Oct. 11
at 6:30 p.m. Come on out and let
us show you how to "Talk to the
For more information or if
you have youth that would like
to participate, please call Karen
Engram at 674-9551.
BLOUNTSTOWN CHURCH OF
GOD -The Blountstown Church of
God will have food boxes available
Saturday, Oct. 4 from 8 to 8:30 a.m.
at the church. -
These boxes, are. made available
through the assistance of Seed
Sowers Evangelistic Association,
Operation Compassion and the
Blountstown Church of God to help
needy families in Calhoun County.
One box of food per Calhoun
County family until they are gone,
The church is located one block
behind R&R Warehouses off Hwy.
20 West in Blountstown.
Blountstown Community Church
will be having a yardsale/bakesale
fundraiser for the church on Oct.
4 starting at 7 a.m. (CT) until. The
fundraiser will be held inside the
For more information call 643-
3602 or 762-8405
CHURCH OF GOD IN CHRIST
Deliverance Temple Church of
God in Christ of Gretna will hold a
Yard Sale Extravaganza on Saturday,
Oct. 4 beginning at 8 a.m. (ET).
A large variety of items will be
sold ranging from clothes, shoes,
electronics, toys, and etc. Food will
The family of Evelyn Hobbs would like to thank all of those who
helped during our recent loss. We truly appreciate everyone who
called, visited, said prayers, brought food or sent flowers. A special
thank you to the LDS church and Hospice.
The family of Evelyn Hobbs
also be prepared as well.
Come out to Deliverance Temple
and enjoy the cuisine as you shop
around for great bargains and
Deliverance Temple is located
at 1156 Dewey Johnson Way in
For more information, please
contact Sister Mathews at (850) 643-
1745 or (850) 241-4032.
An elegant "100 Women in
White" fundraiser service is planned
for Sunday, bet. 5, 2008 at4 p.m.
EST at Deliverance Temple Church
of God in Christ. All women and
men are encouraged to attend.
This event will be sponsored.by
Mother Tease Faison and Missionary
Annie McMillian in honor of
Superintendent Jesse F. Mathews
and First Lady District Missionary
Gussie M. Mathews whom preside
over Deliverance Temple Church of
God in Christ.
For more information regarding
this event, please contact Mother
Faison at (850) 856-9732.
FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH OF
ALTHA A Yard Sale Fundraiser
for Altha World Changers will be
held this Saturday, Oct 4. from 8
a.m. noon on church property (one
block behind Altha Town Hall) on
Hwy 274 W. Many families have
contributed. If you would like to set
up your own table you may join us.
Ten dollars will get you a spot and
one table. Call 762-8929 or 272-
1608 for more information.
PRAYER BAND The Liberty
Community Prayer Band will hold
prayer service Thursday, Oct. 2
at 7:30 p.m. (ET) at the home of
Brother and Sister Coyler Engram.
Everyone is cordially invited to
attend. For more information, call
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FEET THAT ARE QUICK
TO RUSH INTO EVIL
Text: Proverbs 6:18
Alexander was saving all of the
pennies he could to buy a new baseball
bat. But.he had a hard time saving his
money because he enjoyed spending it
so much. One night during his nightly
prayers, he prayed, "O Lord, please help
me save my money for a baseball bat.
And, God, don't let the ice cream man
come down the street!"
Marie and I once lived in Nashville,
TN. One of the familiar sights on
a hot summer afternoon was seeing
the ice-cream truck turn the corner
playing its happy music alerting the
neighborhood that it was there to
distribute its delicious cargo. It was
funny to see children and grown-ups
alike running out-of .the house or
scurrying across the yard after the ice-
cream truck. We often find those who
rush into sin with the same zeal and
fervor as a child who chases after the
ice cream truck. Proverbs warns that
God hates "feet that are quick to rush
into evil." Matthew Henry says that
these feet, "were afraid of losing time
or were impatient of delay in a thing
they are so greedy of."
* It is one thing to succumb to
temptation and make a mistake or be
lured into sin because you gave in
during weak moment. It is another
thing to devise wicked schemes and
plan-out how to commit sin. It is very
bad to be eager to do things that are
utterly detestable to God.
Sin does bring a temporary pleasure
that's fleeting. But in the end, it brings
destruction and death. No matter how
enjoyable you find your sin, when you
are convicted by the Holy Spirit and
you repent, you will think of your sin
in shame and disgrace.
The good news is that when you
repent and trust Christ as your Savior
and Lord, He will wash your sin and
guilt away. Then you are free to
experience true joy that will last.
OCTOBER 1, 2008 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL Page 11
Is there a cure for hiccups that
actually works? -S. A., Jackson,
Answer: To the best of our
knowledge, there is not one cure
that works for everyone, although
there are many that work for
some. The old standards generally
included water. Splashing cold
water in the face of a victim
with hiccups (also written as
"hickhops," hiccoughss," or
"hickets") goes back at least as
far as the 16th century. For more
drastic measures, the entire head
would be immersed in water while
the sufferer counted to 25.
Other "cures" include these:
Stand on your head for five
minutes; hold your left elbow for
seven minutes; jump over a broom
seven times; pant like a dog,
then bite your thumbs and blow
hard against them for a minute;
eat a spoonful of sugar; hold
your breath; breathe into a paper
bag; hold the tips of your little
fingers as close together as you
can without letting them touch;
put the head of a burnt match in
Or, as one old-timer maintains,
run around a church three times
without thinking about a fox.
Do you have any tips for
reducing our electric bills this
winter? -B. J., Cherry Hill, N.J.
Answer: Start by looking at your
heating needs and tightening up
your house, if you haven't already.
Then, try dimming the lights. A
dimmer switch or rheostat means
standard incandescent lightbulbs
consume less energy. Timers can
help you switch off lights when
they're not needed. Also, check
out compact fluorescent lightbulbs
that last longer and reduce energy
The laundry room is another
good place-to look for savings.
Remember that it costs less for a
cold wash/cold rinse than it does
to wash clothes on the warm/
warm setting. Also, consider your
dryer as a fluffing machine. Line
dry your clothes or hang them on
drying racks inside. (If you use
a woodstove, this will also help
to increase the humidity in your
home.) Then use the dryer to fluff
towels and sweatshirts. Regular
dryer use adds a lot to household
Finally, check out whether your
area has off-peak hours for energy
consumption; if so, take advantage
of these lower rates by saving
your dishwasher or washing
machine loads to coincide with
How do we keep sparks in our
chimney from setting the nearby
woods on fire? Also, how do we
know whether we're getting full
measure when we orderfirewood?
-H. K., Fletcher, Vt.
Mother and daughter share LCHS
Homecoming Queen tradition
Written & submitted by
Mehgan Holcomb Cole, Bristol
Liberty County High School has always
been strong in traditions-- sports rivals, clubs,
pep rallies, spirit week, and homecoming.
The great tradition of homecoming is full
of fun and excitement, and has changed very
little throughout the years. The highlight of
the week is finding out who has been elected
to be homecoming queen. Each senior class
girl wishing to have this honor has to tryout
and be voted on by all of the students. "Try-
out" doesn't mean "put your name on a piece
of paper and be voted on." It means you actu-
ally have to go out in front of the whole school
assembly, and somehow try to earn the vote of
your fellow students.
In 1981, my mom, Randy Musgrove, was a
senior wanting to be elected as the homecom-
ing queen. Just as many years before and after,
the girls began their tryouts being introduced
while wearing formal gowns. In 1981 the girls
acted in a short skit with a friend, and then per-
formed an individual talent.
Mom did her skit with Connie Shuler, and for
her talent sang a medley of two country songs.
To end it, she danced a short bit of clogging to
a song called "Uncle Joe's Boogie." I've had
teachers tell me they didn't know my mom
could move like that! Apparently it was quite
a surprise for everybody - my mom won!
For her coronation, she wore a beautiful satin
dress that her mother made "special for the oc-
casion (in just a few days)" and was escorted
by her future husband, Jamie Holcomb. At the
football game, she was escorted by her dad.
This is one in a series offeatures submitted for
ka history and heritage book on Liberty County.
In 2003, the tradition was still alive. I was a
senior at Liberty County High School and de-
cided to tryout for homecoming queen. Since
there were quite a few girls trying out, it was
decided we would do group skits. Our group
was Ashley Durham, Jennifer Joiner, Jennifer
Shiver, and me. We performed a really cute
skit called "The Liberty Hillbillies," a spin-off
of "The Beverly Hillbillies" TV show. Each
of us had a speaking part, and then we fin-
ished with a cute little dance action to a cur-
rent version of "Cotton-eyed Joe." My mom
said teachers told her they didn't know I could
move like that either!
Elected as the 2003 Homecoming Queen,
I was, crowned wearing a beautiful black vel-
vet dress with a red satin train decorated with
rhinestones and silver beads sewn by my mom
and made "special for the occasion (in just a
few days)." I was escorted by Jonathan Hinton
at the coronation and by my dad at the foot-
ball game. My mom said that in high school,
my dad would have rather been anywhere
other than the coronation when she won, but
he stood a lot taller when he stood next to his
We have looked back many years and have
not found another mother-daughter pair who
were voted as homecoming queens at Liberty
County High School. This makes it even more
of an honor. The traditions of homecoming
are as precious to me as the traditions of moth-
ers making beautiful gowns for special occa-
sions, and dads escorting their daughters. If
we are lucky, the pride of homecoming will
, go on forever.
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Answer: If your house is
surrounded by woods, if you have
a "shake roof' (wooden shingles),
if wildlife and bugs are a problem,
or if you are having trouble with
downdrafts, a chimney cap may
be a good idea. Flying sparks
are less apt to cause a fire if you
have a cap and screen, but you'll
still need to clean the chimney
periodically. Generally, metal flues
have chimney caps to protect them
from the weather; masonry flues
usually don't need them, although
caps still are sometimes used.
Generally, firewood is ordered
by the cord. Your best bet on getting
a full measure is to find a reputable
seller. Ask your neighbors where
they get their wood. Once you've
stacked the logs, you can figure a
true cord by measuring it -- but
by then, your deliveryman is long
gone. There are 16 cubic feet in one
cord foot, which would translate to
a woodpile four feet high by four
feet wide by one foot long. Since
most of us don't buy our wood in
one foot lengths, you might want
to know that a cord is eight cord
feet, which means a woodpile
eight feet long by four feet wide
by four feet high. Or, one cord of
wood would yield 12 dining room
tables, or 942 one-pound books, or
7-1/2 million toothpicks -- just to
give you something to think about,
Send your questions to: Ask
The Old Farmer's Almanac, P.O.
Box 520, Dublin, NH 03444.
Visit our "Question of the Day"
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OCT. 1, WEDNESDAY --
St. Gregory. Conjunction of
Mars and the Moon. Conjunc-
tion of Venus and the Moon.
Actor Sir Richard Harris born,
OCT. 2, THURSDAY --
Comedian Bud Abbott born,
1895. U.S. president Wood-
row Wilson suffered a stroke
leaving him partially para-
OCT. 3, FRIDAY -- Louisa
May Alcott's "Little Women"
first published, 1868. East
and West Germany reunited
as one nation, the Federal
Republic of Germany, 1990.
OCT. 4, SATURDAY -- St.
Francis of Assisi. Bronze
sculpture in honor of Rob-
ert McCloskey's story "Make
Way for Ducklings," was ded-
icated, Boston, Massachu-
OCT. 5, SUNDAY -- Moon
runs low. Arizona set a record
high temperature for October
with 116 degrees Fahrenheit,
1917. Even reckoning makes
OCT. 6, MONDAY -- Child
Health Day. Joseph Charles
began 30 years of waving to
motorists in Berkeley, Califor-
nia, 1962. Basketball player
Rebecca Lobo born, 1973.
OCT. 7, TUESDAY -- First
Quarter Moon. Conjunction
of Jupiter and the Moon. San
Antonio, Texas, received 3.1
inches of rain in 6 hours,
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Ad I 21
SHELBY LANG COPAS
Shelby Lang Copas celebrated
her sixth birthday on Sept. 27.
She is the daughterofAleah and
Ryan Roddenberry of Bristol
and Nick andAshley Copas of
Tampa. Shelby's grandparents
are James R. and Michele
Manning of Hosford, Tommy &
Janet Roddenberry, Mark and
Sherry Davis of Bristol, Bruce
and the late Marce Copas of
Tampa. Shelby enjoys playing
with her brother Rylan and
best friend Noelle. Shelby also
loves swimming, drawing and
SUMMER RAYNE STONE
her sixth birthday on Sept. 12.
She is the daughter of Nick and
April.Stone of Clarksville. Her
grandparents are Teresa and
the late Terry Lee of Clarksville
and Ben Stone of Kinard,
Donna Osborne of Bristol and
the late Harlan Reddick of
Bristol. Her great-grandparents
are the late Nick and Lucille
Demont of Clarksville, the late
B.H. and Nadine Stone of
Kinard. Elizabeth and the late
Harry Osborne of Blountstown
and Rufus and Katie Reddick
of Bristol. Summer enjoys
swimming and going to
AEXIA LEEANN TUCKER
Aexia Leeann Tucker -
celebrated her third birthday
on Friday, Sept. 26 at Sam
Atkins park with a princess ..
party and all her family -
and friends. She is the
daughter of Erica Fowler
of Panama City. Her
grandparents are Sam
and Janet Walden
of Clarksville. Great '4 .
grandparents are John H. and
Dorthy Tipton of Clarksville : "
and Christell Walden and the
late Rufus Walden of Frink Community. Lexi enjoys watching
Sponge Bob and staying the night with her nanny.
LIAM EVERETT HIATT
Lee andJune HiattofTallahassee
are proud to announce the birth
of their son, Liam Everett Hiatt,
born on August 14, 2008 at
Tallahassee Memorial Hospital.
He weighed Ibs. andmeasured
20.7 inches long. Maternal
grandparents are Doug and
Janie Pelt of Clarksville and
Sue Lee of Michigan. Paternal
grandparents are Lyle and
Vanda Ragans of Tallahassee. Great-grandparents are.Robert
and Gloria Hiatt of Tallahassee and the late Eldora Pelt Barber
of Bristol. Liam was welcomed home by big sister Zoe, family,
DYLAN MATTHEW GUNN
Justin and Katy Gunn of Bristol
are proud to announce the birth of
their son, Dylan Matthew Gunn.
Dylan was born on Aug. 28, .
2008 at Tallahassee Memorial
Hospital. He weighed 9 Ibs. and
was 20 1/2 inches long. Maternal
grandparents are Jack and
Cathy Brock-Revell of Bristol and
the late Reverend Tommy Brock.
Paternal grandparents are Debra
Gunn of Tallahassee and the late Harvey Gunn of Kissimmee. He
was welcomed home by lots of aunts, uncles and cousins.
Hope Landrum celebrated her
sixth birthday on Sept. 12 with
a Hannah Montana party. She
is the daughter of George and
April Landrum of Bristol. Her
grandparents are Emmett and
Faye Powell of Bristol, Alice
White of Blountstown and
Opal Landrum of Callaway.
Hope enjoys playing outside,
dressing up and spending time
with her grandparents.
Ella celebrated her third
birthday on Sept. 29. She
is the daughter of Misty
Sizemore of Blountstown and
Wayne Suber of Bristol. Her
grandparents are Carl and
Vicki Bennett of Blountstown,
Bob and Tiffany Sizemore of
Bainbridge, GA, and Laverne
Suber of Bristol. She is the
great-granddaughter of Betty
Ann and the late Gerald
Cayson of Blountstown, Tom
and Carolyn McCallister of
Sneads, and Oneta Larkins
of Bristol. Ella celebrated her
birthday with a Princess Party
joined by lots of family and
JORDAN ALEXIS LEE
Jordan celebrated her third birthday on Sept. 16 with a Strawberry
Shortcake party at Kindel Lanes. She is the daughter of Jamie
and Jennifer Lee of Blountstown. She is the granddaughter of
Fay Brown and Michael Bishop of Blountstown, Jackie Brown
and Aricka Hare of Sneads,
and Annette Hill and Eddie Lee
both of Blountstown. She is the
great-granddaughter of Dorothy
and the late Floyd DeVane of
Blountstown, Kathleen and
Jim Pullen of Grand Ridge, and
the late Coy Gene Brown of
Blountstown, the late Jeanette
and Junior Hill of Blountstown,
and Minnie and the late James
Lee of Blountstown. Jordan
enjoys playing outside, listening
to music, and putting on make-
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Sawyer Landrum celebrated
his second birthday on Aug.
23 with a Cars birthday party.
He is the son of April and
George Landrum of Bristol. His
grandparents are Emmett and
Faye Powell of Bristol, Alice
White of Blountstown and Opal
Landrum of Callaway. Sawyer
enjoys riding the golf cart with
mom and dad, riding the tractor
with pops and spending time
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For their innovative approach to serve
those in need, the Florida Commission
for the Transportation Disadvantaged
(CTD) presented the 2008 Outstanding
Coordinating Board of the Year award
to the Liberty County Transportation
Disadvantaged Coordinating Board.
Laurie Revell, CTD Quality Assurance
Specialist, presented the award to the
Board's chairman, Jim Johnson at a
Members of the Board include
Betty Todd, Joe Wall, Monica Brinkley,
Air Force Airman 1st Class
Justin Kobler has graduated
from basic military training at
Lackland Air Force Base, San
During the six weeks of
training, the airman studied
the Air Force mission,
organization, and military
customs and courtesies;
performed drill and ceremony
marches, and received physical
training, rifle marksmanship,
field training exercises, and
special training in human
In addition, airmen who
complete basic training earn
credits toward an associate in
applied science degree through
the Community College of the
Kobler is the son of
Steffannie McComas of
In 2004, the airman
graduated from Rutherford
High School, Panama City,.
Mary MacFarland, Johnny Eubanks,
Peggy Sue Fisher, Teresa Yancy, Annie
Hollister, Richard Williams, Peggy
Howland, Donnie Duce, Mary Burch,
Roymonia Robinson, Shellie King
and Lisa Spikes. Ann Kincaid is the
Executive Director of Liberty Transit.
Vanita Anderson of the Apalachee
Regional Planning Council staffs the
board. The award is on display at the
Clerk of Court's office.
Several of the board members-are
to wed Jan. 17
S ^- Altha, Jack and
of Cypress, and
Diane Glaze of Tampa.
Danielle is currently
enrolled at Chipola College
pursuing a Bachelor's degree in
and is currently employed by the
Liberty County School Board in
the Pre-K program.
Everett is enrolled at Chipola
College pursuing a Bachelor's
degree in Business and works in
Calhoun County withAlexander
The two plan to wed January
of Bristol and[
Michelle Martinez of California
are proud to announce the
engagement of their daughter
Kimberly Danielle Shuler to
Ferlon Everett Baggett.II, son
of Ferlon Baggett of Clarksville
and Stacy and Scott Davis of
Danielle is the granddaughter
of Sam and Rae Palmer Shuler of
Bristol, Sena Woodham and the
late James Woodham of Texas,
and the late Windall Furr of
Hosford. Everett is the grandson
of L.N. and Evelyn Baggett of
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Liberty County E
Thursday, Oct. 2 -
Shopping at the Piggly
Wiggly and have lunch
before returning home. Call
Liberty Transit at 643-2524
no later than 3 p.m. Monday,
Sept. 29 to reserve your
Thursday, Oct. 9-
Marianna Wal-Mart Shopping
and lunch. Time to start
planning for Halloween and
purchasing those needed items.
Call Liberty Transit at 643-
2524 no later than Monday,
Oct. 6 to arrange your transit
Thursday, Oct. 16 Call
Liberty Transit at 643-2524 no
later than 3 p.m. Monday, Oct.
13 to reserve your transit ride
to the Piggly Wiggly.
Thursday, Oct. 16 The
Liberty County Senior Citizens
Advisory Council will meet at
1 p.m. at the Bristol Senior
Center located on Hwy. 12
Friday, Oct. 17 9:30 to
11:30 a.m., A Liberty County
Senior Citizens representative
will be at the Hosford Senior
Center located on Hwy. 65
South to discuss services that
are provided by Senior Citizens
and Liberty County.
Monday, Oct. 20 The
Liberty County Senior Citizens
Board of Directors will meet at
7 p.m. at the Hosford Senior
Center located on Hwy. 65
South. The public is welcome
Wednesday, Oct. 22 11
a.m., Amy Hoyt from Panama
City's -News Channel 13 will
be at the Bristol Senior Center
to discuss the transition to
DTV (digital television) that
will be effective February,
)rs. plan trips and
2009 and how to obtain
discount coupons for purchase
of converters for those who
do not have Satellite, Cable
or a Digital Television. Call
Liberty Transit at 643-2524 no
later than 3 p.m., Friday, Oct.
17 If you need transportation to
the center for this event. Lunch
will be served to all attending
seniors. Call Jeannette at
643-5613 or 643-5690 for
Thursday, Oct. 23
Marianna Wal-Mart shopping
and lunch. Call Liberty Transit
at 643-2524 no later than
3 p.m. Monday, Oct. 20 to
reserve your transit ride.
-Saturday, Oct. 25 -
Ready for "good ole laid back-
hand clapping" music at the
Sopchoppy Opry. Call Liberty
Transit at 643-2524 no later
than 3 p.m., Tuesday, Oct.
21 to reserve your ride to the
Opry. Call Jeannette by Oct.
17 so reservations for Opry
seats can be made.
Monday, Oct. 27 -
10:30 a.m. until noon, at the
Maxwell Harrell Library a
representative from the Senior
Center will be there to discuss
services provided by Liberty
County Senior Citizens and
Liberty County Transit.
Thursday, Oct.30- Piggly
Wiggly Grocery shopping and
lunch. Call Liberty Transit at
643-2524 no later than 3 p.m.
Monday, Oct. 27 to reserve
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There will be fun and door
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FWC doesn't understand how their rules affect bear population
To the editor:
On or about April 1, 2008 I
received FWC's Bear Action
Teams Draft #3, Black Bear
Management Plan for Florida. As
I perceived it to be a formula for
disaster, I prepared information to
present at the meeting to discuss
This meeting as many other I
have witnessed, did not follow
the rules of procedure that assures
due process hearing both sides
of the question.
My family has lived in the
Florida woods for over 180 years.
Seven generations have hunted
the Florida Black Bear. I see the
bear as very unique, our most
prized game animal and a natural
resource that comes under the
constitutional provision, that the
fish and wildlife belong to the
people and shall be used for their
benefit. Being kept for the sole
purpose to be viewed by some
Yankee tourist doesn't fulfill that
obligation. I believe that the most
sensible humane and economical
way to keep the bears numbers
in sync with the available habitat
is supervised hunting. As is the
alligator, which along with the
bear will become a train wreck
due to public rejection. Ya'll
see the bear as an icon and are
attempting to deify it. It is also a
means of your livelihood.
the conspiracy with the backing
of the Legislature in 1992 to
stop bear hunting for FWC's
political gain. I spent the next 11
years intermittently investigating,
researching, and observing GNF/
FWC, gathering evidence that
I published in a 261 page book
proving that the
left wing press
of the people
They forced Game
and Fish to stop bear hunting
under the threat of severe budget
reductions. Your ten year plan
will make Florida the world's
biggest bear den by stopping bear
When you talk of adding
to bear populations you don't
seem to understand the effects
of bears' social instincts, causing
them to disperse. Neither do you
seem to understand that adult
boar bear don't tolerate each
other during breeding season,
that sow bear don't tolerated
adult boar bear when they have
cubs as adult boar bear will eat
cubs and some juvenile sow
bear to fill their guts not as
you say, in trying to humanize
them, to cause the sow to breed
again. That adult boar bear
doesn't tolerate juvenile boar
bear during breeding season. In
all probability with the bear as
with other animals when you
see them together they have a
genetic connection. All these
problems caused by the bears'
social instincts could be lessened
by taking out 50% of the adult
boar bear without affecting
reproduction as boar bear breed
multiple sows. Fewer cubs
would be eaten. Fewer juvenile
bar bear would be chased into
areas where people live and the
habit would be increased 25%.
This'is practical as in the last
hunt 32 bear were killed in the
Apalachicola National Forest,
only 2 were female because of
a 200 lb. minimum.
When you graze cattle on open
range you don't put 100 bulls
with 100 cows. If you did many
of your cows would be ridden
to death and many of your bulls
would be gored to death. You put
4 bulls with 100
cows. No doubt
if you allow bear
to have 100 boar
bear to 100 sow
bear you would
WITH A LETTER TO THE EDITOR
Write: The Calhoun-Liberty Jou
RO. Box 536, Bristol 32321
How did census-takers miss all these bears?
To the editor:
I am not a person who has
done a lot of research concerning
the population of the Florida
black bear, but I do spend a lot
of time, every day, going through
the Apalachicola National Forest
in Liberty County. I live on my
family's property, which borders
the Apalachicola National Forest
to the east and the North Florida
Water Management District to
the west. Our small tract of land
amounts to about 400 acres.
Mrs. Pam Anderson has
obviously done a great deal of
research, spent a lot of time on
the phone and computer compiling
massive amounts of information to
help educate those of us who may
not be able to interpret information
given by researchers, scientists
and biologists for the FWC.
I am not sure of the locations
Political advertisement paid for and approved by Jimmy Faircloth, no party affiliation, for Sheriff
where these researchers, scientist
and biologists are conducting the
bear censuses, but I am sure that
they have never counted the ones
we have on our property. I have
never met one of these educated
and specially trained people
while walking; riding horses or
motorized vehicle through the
forest, along Florida River or on
Florida River Island. Also, I have
never encountered a counting
station, or any member of the FWC
Board who interprets and confirms
the data given to them.
During the past five years
I have personally observed a
dramatic increase in the black
bear population on our land and
on my daily travels along FR113,
FR188 or FR109. The bears.are
sometimes so numerous on our
property that it is necessary to
take protection .while filling
game feeders. We have installed'
cameras at game feeding stations
and have several photos of
different bears eating at these
stations. Guests hunting with us
have been surrounded by bears
while bow hunting from tree
stands and hunting blinds. They
are required to take a walkie talkie
with them so they can contact me
if threatened and need assistance.
I have sent several feeders back to
the manufacturer for repairs from
bear damage. The manufacturers
in turn sent me a letter that they
will no longer repair the feeders
damaged by bears.
I would like to suggest that all
hunters who have photos of bears
eating at their game feeding stations
assist the FWC in their research of
black bearpopulations. Send them
photos of the bears that you have
recorded; they obviously missed
some during their censuses. After
opening several thousand letters
and e-mails showing them the
bears they may have missed may
cause the FWC to reconsider the
bear population totals. If there are
so few bears in the Apalachicola
forest, then they are doing a
great deal of traveling and eating
from Carrabelle to Eastpoint to
Bristol to RockBluffto Woodville,
Tallahassee and back.
Driveway issue personal, not political
To the editor:
First, allow me to sift through the smokescreen and put everyone's
mind at ease. Unless your private road has been continuously maintained
by the city or county for more than four consecutive years, you are
absolutely in no danger of having your personal property become public.
I live on the "road to nowhere," and for the nearly four years that I have
lived there, not once have I witnessed anyone but the county maintaining
this road. If there is a fleecing of Liberty County taxpayers occurring, it is
by the Rankin family that has allowed public funds to be used to maintain
"private" property for many years according to the county records.
Until recently, I was considered a member of this family; Hester
Rankin was my brother. My husband and I returned to Bristol to be near
family and built our home on land adjoining Hester Drive at the behest
of my brother's family who not only encouraged us to build our home in
its present location, but in fact, cleared the land, sited the home and were
instrumental in the building of the home. These same family members
have now issued a thirty day ultimatum in which I must build an alternate
road to access my home, change my mailing address and cease to use
Hester Drive to access my home even though it is mere inches from my
driveway. I am 84 years old, recently widowed and currently have no
other access to my home but Hester Drive. Though I do not yet fully
understand the motivation behind their actions, make no mistake about
it, the public or private status of Hester Drive is not a political issue, it's
a personal one. No taxpayer stands to loose or again anything over the
status of Hester Drive but the Rankin family itself.
If you have concerns, I would encourage you to familiarize yourself
with the Florida statute that applies to this situation as well as the
precedent that already is established in Liberty County. What your elected
officials are being asked to do is avoid opening "that can of worms" by
following precedent and the letter of the law.
Ada R. Revell, Bristol
Shave the same
mention of hunting in the plan
was the possible exploration
of hunting. Well, in my book,
"A Wake Up Call To Florida's
Hunters and Fishermen" is a
complete report of the New
Jersey bear hunt, which went
perfectly according to the plan
taking out the number of bear
they wanted to take out. Also a
comparison of Georgia's bear
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hunt to Florida's no hunting
with only an imaginary state line
I know it may be hard for
you all to believe that Florida's
Legislature could be so
unprincipled as to engage in
such wrongful acts but consider
this: The souls of all men are
the same. What causes quarrels
between paupers causes wars
between Princes. A ditch digger
may be a paragon of virtue and a
PHD may be as unprincipled as
an egg sucking dog.
Raymond Hamlin Jr.,
President of Florida Bear
Former Elected Sheriff
of Leon County, Tallahassee
Page 16 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL OCTOBER 1, 2008
Apalachicola changes to roads and trails system
On Oct. 1, 2008, the "Implementation will be forest has skyrocketed, creating specifically unrestricted off- be used to maintain and support
Apalachicola National Forest very challenging' said District a latticework of roads and road vehicle use, has been the off-roadtrail system. Thos
begins enforcing a decision Ranger Marcus Beard. "We trails that impact the forest's identified nationally as one riding on trails without a pas
madeearlierthisyearrequiring are working hard to create health. These vehicles, such of the top four threats to after Oct. 1st are subject t
all motorized vehicles to be a trail system that protects as motorcycles, all-terrain National Forests. In fact, the being ticketed.
on a designated road or trail. resources while allowing vehicles, jeeps and trucks, Forest Service adopted in An annual pass can b
"Designated" meansthat,unless riders to continue to enjoy and were allowed almost unlimited 2005 a nationwidepolicy that purchased for $75 or a 3-da
a road or trail is signed as part experience the forest." freedom to ride throughout the mandated all National Forests pass for $10. Annual passe
of the designated system, it is Over the years, the number forest. designate exactly where motor can be purchased at loca
-1,_- and kinds of vehicles on the Unmanaged recreation, vehicles will be allowed, Foret ervic o, ffince ran
Be careful cleaning wild hogs
The Florida Fish and Wildlife When cooking, wild hog, as
Conservation Commission with any wild game, care in
(FWC) is encouraging hunters to handling is an important part of
take precautions when dressing U disease prevention, and the meat
and handling harvested wild News from Th should be cooked thoroughly to
E Florida Fish
hogs. and WHfe 170 degrees. Swine brucellosis
Wild hogs, though not Conservaton is not transmitted through
originally native to Florida, Commisson properly cooked meat.
are now found within all 67 "Hunters shouldn't be
-A. l- 11 - 1 ,1 .r l ,tt-It .r ith q xr;-l,
counties, and like any will
animal, can carry parasites
and diseases some of which
can be transmitted to people.
One such disease for hunters
to be concerned with is swine
The FWC is advising hunters
handling wild hog carcasses to
take the following precautions
to protect themselves from
exposure to this bacterial
Avoid eating, drinking
or using tobacco when field-
dressing or handling carcasses.
SUse latex or rubber gloves
when handling the carcass or
Avoid direct contact with
blood, reproductive organs and
fecal matter. Wearing long
sleeves, eye-protection and
covering any scratches, open
wounds or lesions will help
Clean and disinfect knives,
cleaning area, clothing and any
other exposed surfaces when
Wash hands frequently with
soap and water.
Still time to sign up for outdoors-
woman workshop in Tallahassee
The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC)
still has openings for its Tallahassee Becoming an Outdoors-Woman
(BOW) workshop for women who want to spend a weekend learning
a variety of outdoor activities.
The three-day workshop will take place Oct. 10-12 at Camp
Wallwood on the Gadsden County side of Lake Talquin. The program
will begin Friday at 10 a.m. and end Sunday with lunch.
Although designed with women in mind, the workshop is open
to everyone 18 and older who wants to improve their outdoor skills
and enjoy a few recreational activities. During four, three-and-one-
half-hour sessions, the workshop will teach skills associated with
fishing, hunting and other forms of outdoor recreation, at all levels
of physical activity.
The BOW Program offers a fun and supportive atmosphere for
participants wishing to try new things and enjoy the camaraderie of
others who want to learn about Florida's great outdoors.
The cost for the program is $175, and there are a few discounted
slots available for low-income participants, single parents and college
For more information on the BOW workshop and how you can
register, visit MyFWC.com/BOW or call 850-413-0085.
Prohibition passed on duck blinds
The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC)
passed a new rule Wednesday, prohibiting anyone from hunting in or
near a permanent duck blind on four Tallahassee area lakes.
The lakes are Miccosukee, lamonia, Carr and Jackson.
The rule says no one may hunt ducks, geese, mergansers or coots
within 30 yards of a permanent blind or anything that violates Florida
Statutes prohibiting unauthorized construction on state lands. It
defines a permanent blind as anything that provides shelter, cover or
concealment for a hunter but does not include any rooted vegetation.
Temporary blinds, used only while the hunter is present, also are not
The FWC took action to ban waterfowl hunting from permanent
blinds on the four lakes as a result of continuing conflict between
the people who build them and claim ownership of sovereign state
lands and others who use the same area. In addition, FWC officials
.say constructing the blinds in sovereign waters without permits is a
violation of existing Florida Statutes.
ove.ly concern w swUlneU WIl
brucellosis, but they should
practice these good-hygiene,
safety precautions when field-
dressing wild hogs," FWC
wildlife veterinarian Mark
Brucellosis in people is called
undulant fever and could be
transmitted if a hunter cut
himself while field-dressing
a wild hog or was exposed to
the animal's blood or bodily
fluids. Sydiptoms include a
recurrent fever, chills, night
sweats, weakness, headaches,
back pain, swollen joints, loss
of appetite and weight loss.
Hunters who exhibit these
symptoms or may have been
exposed should contact a
To reach a decision on
this final system, the forest
considered a wide range of
alternatives from very limited
access to continuation of the
freedoms of past years. This
new system falls somewhere
in the middle achieving a
balance for all forest visitors
those seeking motorized
opportunities and those seeking
the peace and quiet of the
forest while also ensuring the
wonderful ecological diversity
of the Apalachicola is sustained
for future generations.
The advantages of a
designated system are that
riders will now have a clearly
marked and mapped road and
trail system that they can enjoy
and follow. Those unfamiliar
with the area will be less likely
to get lost or ride in areas that
they should not be in subjecting
themselves to a citation.
Also starting.on Oct. 1, the
forest will have a fee system for
those riding on trails. These fees
will be used to provide additional
services that will create a better
recreational experience for
Riders. Specifically, fees will.
3-day passes can be purchased
at trailheads. Parking will be
allowed only at designated
trailheads. Trailheads are
located at Silver Lake and
Dog Lake in the eastern part
of the forest and Vinzant in the
western part of the forest (see
During the early stages of
implementation, the forest will
concentrate on information and
education to ensure all users
are knowledgeable about the
new system. Experience shows
that the majority of forest users
are concerned about protecting
the health.and beauty of the
National Forest as well as
maintaining their right to ride.
Forest managers know that,
once aware, more users will
follow established rules and
For more information,
contact one of the local Forest
-Service offices (Crawfordville
850-523-8500, or Bristol 850-
643-2282), visit the forest
Web site (www.fs.fed.us/r8/
florida) or call toll free 1-866-
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(#50) plows in
to take down
tries to break
up a catch.
LEF.T: Tiger Malcolm Ivory grips the ball while trying tb twist free from a Florida
High opponent's grasp.
Blountstown Tigers plagued with injuries
after being shut out 42-0 by Florida High
by Richard Williams,
Journal sports writer
Even in football, math
counts and sometimes it is
the numbers behind the score
that make the most difference.
Blountstown lost to district foe
Florida High 42-0 on Sept.
26 in Tallahassee, but those
are only the numbers on the
For the Tigers, 22 Florida
High starters eleven on
offense and eleven different
ones on defense against
a BHS squad with only 24
Fundraiser to help with
Tiger's medical expenses
- The Blountstown Tigers will be selling catfish plates on Oct. 10 to
help defray the medical costs of DeMarco Johnson. The lunch plates
will be sold at the corer of Hwy. 20 and Hwy. 71 in Blountstown for
six dollars. Each plate will include catfish, sides and dessert.
Checks should be made to Blountstown High School and proceeds
will go to help defray the medical expenses of BHS Tiger DeMarco
players added up to almost
impossible odds. The math
looks even worse when you
realize that nine Tiger players
start on both offense and
Going into the game BHS
Head Coach Greg Jordan
knew the math didn't favor
his team, but he hoped todfind
an equation that would change
the expected outcome of the
The Tiger defense held
tough through the first quarter,
but as the game wore on the
math behind the game simply
caught up to BHS.
Jordan said he knows
his team was putting forth
their best effort, but added,
"When you have a change of
possession and nine of our
guys.stay on the field and they
bring out eleven new players
that have been sitting on the
sideline resting it starts to
catch up to you really quick."
He added, "There really isn't
much you can say except that
you do the best you can and
hope for a few breaks."
The loss drops Blountstownto
0-4 for the year. Blountstown's
first four opponents have a
combined record of 11-3 and
two of the losses were by Class
1AWest Gadsden to schools in
Class 5A and 4A.
The Tigers have another
tough game ahead of them
when they host Wakulla High
school October 3.
Wakulla enters the game
with a 2-2 record. Wakulla's
two wins came against Taylor
County and Rickards.
The math for Jordan and
the Tigers starts with a few
subtractions early in the week
as the Tigers came out of the
game against Florida High
with several injuries including
at least one injury to each of
Page 18 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL OCTOBER 1, 2008
Florida dove hunters get unexpected bonus with higher bag limit
When Florida's first phase of
the mourning dove season opens
Saturday, Oct. 4, hunters will
find an unexpected bonus -- an
increase in the bag limit from 12
to 15 birds.
The daily bag limit is a
combined bag limit and applies to
both mourning doves and white-
Prior to the 2008 hunting
season, states had the option of
going with a higher bag limit but
fewer days of hunting. This year
the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
said states could increase bag
limits without giving up hunting
Florida's three-phase dove
season runs 72 days. This year
it's Oct. 4-27; Nov. 15-30; and
Dec. 13 Jan. 11, 2009. Hunting
during the first phase is legal from
noon to sunset. Hunting is allowed
during the latter two phases from
30 minutes before sunrise to
Kurt Hodges, Florida Fish
and Wildlife Conservation
Commission (FWC) assistant
small game coordinator, said states
within the service's Dove Eastern
FWC takes applications for wildlife grants
The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission's (FWC)
Wildlife Legacy Initiative is now accepting grant applications for the
State Wildlife Grants program for the 2009-2010 fiscal year.
This program is a federally-funded matching grants program,
providing financial support for projects that address conservation
needs as identified in Florida's Comprehensive Wildlife Conservation
Strategy. Submission deadline is Nov. 3 at 5 p.m.
Visit MyFWC.com/wildlifelegacy for more information on the
Florida's State Wildlife Grants Program, including detailed criteria,
application and submission instructions.
The Connection Between
Oral Health & Your
You may have read in recent
months about the evidence that
our medical science researchers ,
are uncovering. The evidence is
becoming clearer and clearer that
active oral disease has a basic
connection to effects seen in gen- Dr. Larry J Cook
eral health. One of the areas the
researchers have been able to establish clear connection
is chronic gum disease and its linkage to cardio-vascular
disease. This connection should be a great concern for all
adults who are reading this article. The concern is because
80% or more of the general adult public have some level
of active low grade gum inflammation in the bodies. This
pervasive chronic low grade inflammation creates a re-
sponse from our body's immune system. When we have a
low grade inflammation anywhere in our bodies our liver is
stimulated to release a certain reactive protein (c-reactive).
The action of this C reactive protein is to act upon plaques
on the walls of our arteries. The build up of plaque in our ar-
teries is a life style life long occurrence, which helps to lead
to ultimate cardio-vascular accidents. Most common car-
dio-vascular accidents are stroke and heart attacks. This
protein reaction with the arterial plaque is to cause loosen
or busting of the plaque, which creates floaters embolii) in
the bloodstream. If the floaters are large enough to lodge
in one of the small-arteries of our brain it is called a stroke
and if it lodges in one of the arteries of the heart it is called
a heart attack.
It is always important to look at cause and effect when
we want to take action to create a different effect or out-
come. If we did not have the low grade chronic inflamma-
tion in our gums our liver would not be stimulated to release
the C-reactive protein and the protein would not be creating
floaters in our blood stream. The above information can be-
come too entailed, yet the moral of the story is that every
adult should take action to be certain that they are not iri the
80% of persons who have an ongoing low grade gum in-
flammation. If we create a healthy oral condition we lessen
the chances of these unique cardio vascular accident con-
nections from occurring.
Consult with your dental professional for an evaluation of
you current dental health condition. Allow your dental team
to develop a custom game plan for your dental wellness.
4307 Third Ave. Marianna (850) 526-4220/
News from The J,
Florida Fish o
Commission 4 B
Management Unit are collecting
many types of data to ensure dove
populations remain unhindered by
the bag limit increase.
"Some states are doing things
a little differently, but here in
Florida, we've been banding
doves since 2003. We've banded
approximately 6,000 birds during
the summer months," Hodges
said. "If hunters kill a banded bird,
there's information on the band
that tells them where to report the
Hodges said if trends show
that dove numbers decline
significantly in the future for any
reason, there are built-in triggers
in the data-collection system that
will signal both state and federal
wildlife managers that changes
The 2008-2009 migratory
bird regulations for dove, snipe,
woodcock, rail, moorhen, crow
and early waterfowl seasons
may be obtained by contacting
the FWC's regional offices,
or may be viewed online at
WORKING TOGETHER.. .CHILDREN FIRST!
As your superintendent, together we have ..
* Maintained Calhoun
County as an Academically.
High Performing District as
a grade "A" School District
* Earned four "A" schools
and one "B" school on the
* Acquired SACS District-
* Earned earned Master
Board Training and Certifi-
cation by School Board and
* First Superintendent to
apply for .$24.5 million of
Special Facilities Funding
to build a new BHS.
* Utilized Best Financial
Practices (no personnel was
laid off due to the budget cuts)
* Lowered 2 mills property
tax to 1.41 mills (2008-09)
* Developed Calhoun Coun-
ty School District's Short and
Long Range Facilities Plan
* Updated and remodeled
* Provided accidental insur-
ance coverage for ALL stu-
* Extended Voluntary Pre-K
Program to full year
* Purchased Calhoun
County's first air-conditioned
* implemented 'Take Stock"
in Children's Scholarship
* Improved Parent/Teacher
Communication by imple-
vides parent on line access
to Students' grades
*Connect Ed-Emergency &
Notification system for par-
ents (phone and email)
* Upgraded classroom tech-
* Established In-School
* Implemented Reading
Coaches at Altha Public
School & BHS
Local Business Update
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(800) 580-0485 www.countynewsinc.com
Calhoun-Liberty Co. Farm Bureau
Raymond Russell, Agency Manager
Craig Brinkley, Special Agent
Calhoun-Liberty Co. Farm Bureau, located at 17577 Main Street Norli in Blountstown, phone
(850) 674-5471 is the premier insurance agency of the area. offering a complete line of insurance
products including auto, RV, home, life, health and business insurance. Their #1 priority is to provide their customers with
competitive prices, exceptional customer service and immediate attention to your questions and concerns.
Calhoun-Liberty Co. Farm Bureau strives to stay on top of the ever-changing insurance marketplace. They have found that all
of their clients have at least one thing in common they want quality programs from quality companies'and they want a trusted
insurance advisor who is constantly looking out for them. Calhoun-Liberty Co. Farm Bureau's agents are properly trained to
handle all accounts and they are available to talk to you regarding all of your insurance needs, and they would greatly appreciate
the opportunity to review their insurance programs with you.
The authors of this 2008 Fall Edition Local Business Update suggest that you contact Calhoun-Liberty Co. Farm Bureau
at (850) 674-5471, for a free no-obligation quote. ii.. ,,. Farm Bureau General Insurance Co. Florida Farm Bureau
(C.i ,aj' Insurance Co. Southern Fani Bureau Life Insurance Co.
The Apalachee Restaurant
Family Owned & Operated
TheApalachee Restaurant...With delicious food and a casual, friendly atmosphere this is the best place in the area for breakfast,
lunch and dinner. From soups to sandwiches to omelets and handmade burgers. The Apalachee Restaurant uses the freshest
ingredients available to provide you with the opportunity to really taste the difference. They have a wide choice of meals with
an extensive menu of dishes.'. i .L,;urnilg ii I r i r will be something to suit every taste. Delicious sandwiches, savory salads,juicy
hamburgers, mouthwatering country fried steak, or freshly made soups, which means that even those visitors who thought they
weren't hungry may well be tempted. Coffees, perhaps with a piece of one of their delicious homemade pies. or a root beer float
for the little ones, are also ;lI .I, .il.hlk
Along with great food and a lovely Lnin;u'' The Apalachee Restaurant's exceptional personal service promises to make your
dining experience special. Their entire staff is dedicated to providing the guests with .. I.lKr food and warm, professional
service. They strive to serve their guests in the style and manner that they deserve.
The writers of this 2008 Fall Edition Local Business Update suggest that you stop by and visit The Apalachee Restaurant
at 10536 NW State Road (Highway 20 W) in Bristol, phone (850) 643-2264. Try a cip of their fresh coffee and talk to the
pleasant staff. They guarantee you'll come back time and tine again.
OCTOBER 1, 2008 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL Page 19
NOTICE OF PROPOSED
EXCHANGE OF COUNTY
FOR OTHER REAL PROPERTY/
Notice is given that the Board of
County Commissioners of Liberty
County, Florida, will consider the
following proposed exchange of
property located off Highway 20
and Pogo Street in Bristol, Flori-
From Chris Moran and Mar-
tin Hayes to the Liberty County
Board of County Commission-
ers Commence at a rod and cap
marking the Southeast corner
of Lot 16, in the Town of Bristol,
Florida per map or plat thereof
recorded in Deed Book "H", page
374, of tle Public Records of Lib-
erty County, Florida, said point
also lying on the Northerly right
of Way of State Road Number 20;
thence run North 81 feet to the
Point of Beginning. Thence con-
tinue to run North 104 feet to a
point. Said point also lying on the.
Southerly boundary line of prop-
erty described in Deed Book 39,
page 107, Liberty County, Florida;
CLERK OF THE COURT
By: Lori Flowers
thence run along said southerly
boundary line South 88 degrees
52 minutes 10 seconds West 75
feet to a "X" in concrete sidewalk
lying on the Easterly right of way
of Pogo Street; Thence leaving
said Southerly Boundary line run
along said Right of South 104 feet.
Thence North 88 degrees 52 min-
utes 10 seconds East 75 feet to
the Point of Beginning. Approxi-
mately 75' x 104' = 7,800.
From Liberty County Board of
County Commissioners to Chris
Moran and Martin Hayes
Begin at SE Corner of Block 16,
Town of Bristol and run thence
North 00 degrees 1 minutes East
81 feet; thence North 89 degrees
28 minutes East 100 feet; thence
South 00 degrees 01 -minutes
West 81 feet more or less to the
Right of Way of State Road Num-
ber 20; thence South 89 degrees
28 minutes West 100 feet more or
less to the Point of Beginning. Ap-
proximately 81' x 100' = 8,100.
Conditions of the Proposed Ex-
change of Property:
1) The land to be exchanged
will be approximately an equal
amount of land.
2) The costs of the survey
will be split by both parties.
A public hearing on
the proposed exchange of land
will be held at 7:00 p.m. east-
ern standard time, on Tuesday,
October 7, 2008, at the Liberty
County Courthouse, Highway
20, Bristol, Florida, 32321.
All interested persons
are invited to attend. A copy of
the proposed Resolution can be
received at the Board of County
Commissioners Office. In accor-
dance with the Americans with
Disabilities Act, persons needing
special accommodation or an in-
terpreter to participate in this pro-
ceeding should contact the Coun-
ty Commissioners Office at (850)
643-5404 at least seven days prior
to the date of the hearing. Persons
are advised that if they decide to
appeal any decisions made at this
hearing, they will need a record
of the proceedings, and for such
purposes, they may need to en-
sure that a verbatim record of the
proceedings is made which record
includes the testimony and evi-
dence upon which the appeal is to
Dated this 19th day of September,
Liberty County, Florida
Robert Hill, Clerk to the Board of
County Commissioners 9-24,10-1
IN THE CIRCUIT COURT IN AND
FOR CALHOUN COUNTY, FLOR-
CASE NO: 2008-200-CA
DEUTSCHE BANK NATIONAL
TRUST COMPANY, AS TRUSTEE
FOR FFMLT 2006-FF4, MORT-
GAGE PASS-THROUGH CER-
TIFICATES, SERIES 2006-FF4
DONNA SMITH A/K/A/ DON-
NA JEAN SMITH; UNKNOWN
SPOUSE OF DONNA SMITH
A/K/A DONNA JEAN SMITH; UN-
KNOWN TENANT I; UNKNOWN
TENANT II, and any unknown
heirs, devisees, grantees, credi-
tors, and other unknown persons
or. unknown spouses claiming
by, through and under any of the
INVITATION FOR BID
Bids for furnishing all labor, materials, equipment, and services re-
quired for the Work known as Concrete Parking and Sidewalks, Ha-
vana, Florida will be received until 2:00 PM local time on 16 October
2008 at the office of the Housing Authority (PHA) indicated below. At
this time and place all bids received will be publicly opened and read
Without force and effect on the Bidding Documents and the proposed
Contract Documents, the work required is briefly described as: Par-
tial modernization of Fourteen (14) Dwelling Units and One (1) Main-
tenance Building located on One (1) site in Havana, Florida, Remove
existing parking bays, parking bumpers and all existing Sidewalks
throughout the Site, indicated trees and stumps and associated work.
Provide new concrete parking bays, new concrete sidewalks, new
parking bumpers, grading, filling and sod.
The work required is fully described in the Bidding Documents con-
sisting of the Project Manual and the Drawings.
Proposed Contract forms, Drawings and Project Manual are on file
in the office of the Consultant, Mr. Randall O'Barr, Post Office Box
357, Baldwin, Georgia 30511, telephone (706) 206-1725 or (678)
231-0675. Bidding Documents may be obtained by providing a
NONREFUNDABLE payment of $35.00 per set of Documents to the
Consultant, do not contact the PHA. No partial sets will be issued.
Checks should be made payable to Mr. Randall O'Barr and mailed to
the above address. Information regarding this Project, including a list
of the Plan Holders will be provided upon request.
Each bid shall include Bid Guarantee in an amount equal to five per-
cent of the Bid. Provide as a certified check or bank draft payable
to the PHA; U.S. Government Bonds, or as a properly executed Bid
Bond with surety acceptable to the PHA. A Surety Company exe-
cuting the Bid Bond must be authorized to transact business in the
Project State, and must appear on the most current U.S. Treasury
Department's Circular No. 570. The successful bidder is required to
provide satisfactory Performance and Payment Bonds prior to execu-
tion of the Agreement.
Refer to provisions for equal employment opportunities and payment
of not less than minimum salaries and wages indicated in the Project
Each bid shall include THE SIGNED ORIGINAL AND TWO CON-
FORMED COPIES of the following:
A properly executed Bid Form.
A properly executed Bid Guarantee.
A properly executed Non-Collusive Affidavit.
A fully completed Form HUD-5369-A, "Representations, Certifica-
tions and Other Statements of Bidders".
Small businesses and minority firms are urged to submit proposals.
Certification as a Minority-business Enterprise (or number of part-
ners, shareholders, employees who are members of minority classi-
fication or are women) should be included in the Bid proposal. Refer
to Articles 38, 39 and 40 of The General Conditions.
The PHA reserves the right to reject any and all bids, and to waive ir-
regularities and formalities in the bidding. No bids may be withdrawn
for a period of sixty days subsequent to the opening of bids without
Northwest Florida Regional Housing Authority
Housing Authority (PHA)
Post Office Box 218 (5302 Brown Street)
Graceville, Florida 32440
NOTICE OF ACTION
DONNA SMITH A/K/A
DONNA JEAN SMITH
17688 NE JANE STREET
BLOUNTSTOWN, FL 32424
UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF DON-
NA SMITH A/K/A DONNA JEAN
17688 NE JANE STREET
BLOUNTSTOWN, FL 32424
LAST KNOWN ADDRESS STAT-
ED, CURRENT RESIDENCE UN-
And any unknown heirs, devisees,
grantees, creditors and other un-
known persons or unknown spous-
es claiming by, through and under
the above-named Defendant(s),
if deceased or whose last known
addresses are unknown.
YOU ARE HEREBY NOTIFIED
that an action to foreclose Mort-
gage covering the following real
and personal property described
as follows, to-wit:
Commence At The NE Corner
Of The Se 1/4 Of The NE 1/4 Of
Section 29, Township 1 North,
Range 8 West, And Run South
238.7 Feet Along The Section
Line And Center Line Of Char-
lie Johns Street; Thence Run
North 890 49' West 1873 Feet To
The Point Of Beginning; Thence
Run South 00 14' East 188.7
Feet; Thence Run North 890
49' West 120 Feet; Thence Run
North 000 14' West 188.7 Feet;
Thence Run South 890 49' East
120 Feet To The Point Of Be-
ginning, Containing .52 Acres,
More Or Less, And Also Known
As Lot 6 Of Davis, Tomlinson
And Smith Subdivision.
has been filed against you and
you are required to serve a copy of
your written defenses, if any, to it
on John Howarth Farren, Butler &
Hosch, P.A., 3185 South Conway
Road, Suite E, Orlando, Florida
32812 and file the original with the
Clerk of the above-styled Court
on or before 30 days from the first
publication, otherwise a Judge-
ment may be entered against
you for the relief demanded in the
WITNESS my hand and
seal of said Court on the 19th day
of Sept. 2008.
If you are a person with a disabil-
ity who needs any accommoda-
tion in order to participate in this
proceeding, you are entitled, at no
cost to you, to provision of certain
assistance. Please contact Shelly
Yon at 674-4545 within 2 working
days of your receipt of this Sum-
mons; if you are hearing or voice
IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE
CIRCUIT IN AND FOR LIBERTY
Case No.: 08-109-DR
Division: FAMILY LAW
Charles W. Coxwell, Petitioner
Rosalinda A. Dominguez,
NOTICE OF ACTION FOR
DISSOLUTION OF MARRIAGE
To: Rosalinda A. Dominguez of
541 Lailay Corner Bomtaub St.
Gstalca, Dipolog City, Zamboanga
del Norte Philippines 7100.
You are notified that an action has
been filed against you and that
you are required to serve a copy
of your written defenses, if any, to
it on Charles W. Coxwell whose
address is P.O. Box 993, Bristol,
Fl 32321 on or before 11/5/08, and
file the original with the clerk of
this Court at P.O. Box 399, Bristol,
FI 32321 before service on Peti-
tioner or immediately thereafter. If
you fail to do so, a default may
be entered against you for the
relief demanded in the petition.
Copies of all court documents
in this case, including orders,
are available at the Clerk of the
Circuit Court's office. You may
review these documents upon
You must keep the Clerk of the
Circuit Court's office notified
of your current address. (You
may file Notice of Current Ad-
dress, Florida Supreme Court
Approved Family Law Form
12.915.) Future papers in this
lawsuit will be mailed to the ad-
dress on record at the clerk's
Warning: Rule 12.285, Florida
Family Law Rules of Procedure,
requires certain automatic dis-
closure of documents and infor-
mation. Failure to comply can
result in sanctions, including
dismissal or striking of plead-
Dated: Sept. 25, 2008.
CLERK OF THE
By: Kathleen E. Brown
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For prompt, professional 17577 Main Street North
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claims service, call today. (850) 674-5471
Home-Life Craig Brinkley
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BMS Tigers move to 3-0 on the i
The Blountstown Middle
school Tigers remain undefeated -
fter overcoming Tolar Middle BE
school and Port St. Joe Middle -
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remaining in the regular season,
the excitement is building for
the players and coaches as they
continue working to reach their
goal of an undefeated season.
The Tigers tangled with the
Bulldogs on the 1 6 of September
and emerged victorious by the
narrow margin of 6 0.
The Tigers and the Bulldogs
slugged it out through nearly
four quarters without either team
scoring. With 42 seconds left
in the game, the Tigers pulled
off a fake punt, which carried
them inside the 20-yard line.
On the ensuing play Tiger Vakie
Brigham ran a sweep into the end
zone to put the only points of the
game on the board.
"Tolar is always a tough team
to play and this year was no
exception. They are always big,
physical and well-coached. Our
boys played outstanding and held
off the Bulldogs twice inside
the twenty to get the victory.
Right before halftime the Tolar
quarterback threw a pass to his
tight-end that looked like it was
BMS's Bobby Andrews escapes a Tolar player's grip. PHOTO BY BEN HALL
going to go for a touchdown but
Blountstown's Bobby Andrews
chased the boy down inside the
10-yard line, stripped the ball
away and then returned to about
thirty yards to prevent the score.
That was a huge play that helped
us win the game. The Tigers
defense once again got a shut-out
and the offense got it done when
they needed to," the coach said.
On Sept. 23 the Tigers took
on the Port St. Joe Sharks for
the number 1 spot in eastern
The Tigers came out of the
game with a 32 6 victory and,
because Tolar defeated Wewa,
the Tigers claimed the #1 spot
in the eastern division of the
Panhandle Conference. The
Tigers and the Sharks played a
BMS ATHLETIC DEPARTMENT
DISCOUNT CARD FUNDRAISER
The Blountstown Middle School Athletic Department is selling
Discount Cards that can be used for the year. You can pick one up
at the middle school or from your favorite player or coach for the
outstanding price of $10. Blountstown Middle School would like
to thank the following businesses for participating in our Discount
Card fundraiser. Your support of our athletic program is greatly
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REMEMBER ME when you go to the
polls on November 4. I feel that with
the support of the voters we can make
a positive change in the superinten-
dent's office. I would probably be fac-
ing a different opponent if the first pri-
mary wasn't split 3 ways. If you really
want a change I humbly ask you to
vote Tommy McClellan on your ballot.
We cannot have another 3 way split,
and make these position changes. I
have the experience, background, and
knowledge to do the job efficiently.
*REMEMBER ME I was not the per-
son that raised your property taxes to
the highest levy in the county history.
*REMEMBER ME if you are a school
employee that did not get a raise while
a select few were receiving high dollar
raises. We don't need that kind of fa-
voritism. If we have money for raises
it should be across the board.
*REMEMBER ME I did not close down
the school lunch program, and go to
outside vendors. When we privatized
our lunch program many people lost
their jobs, the portions and quality
level of food went down, and people
could not bring in or order out for food
any more. Local merchants had to
close their doors.
*REMEMBER ME I was the one that
upgraded the dual enrollment pro-
gram from offering only college Eng-
lish to giving students the opportunity
to also take Math, Science, Social
Studies, and Foreign Languages to-
ward college credit. Now we have
lost many of those classes and gone
backwards which takes opportunities
away from our students. The Altha
students were hit the hardest.
*REMEMBER ME if you just want to
return to a more common sense gov-
*REMEMBER ME Tommy McClellan
your best choice to lead us forward,
and get us back on track.
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very close game through three
quarters but in the fourth quarter
the Tigers speed and offensive
line took control of the game and
scored three quick touchdowns
to put the game out of reach for
"We managed to get a 12
0 lead in the third quarter
but the Sharks drove down
the field and punched it into
the end zone right at the end
of the third quarter. Kenya
Baker, our center and middle
linebacker, went down with
what we think is a concussion
and we had to scramble to find
replacements. Our younger
guys filled in for Kenya and
we managed to score on our
next three possessions. Bobby
Andrews and Vakie Brigham
both had long touchdown runs to
put the game out of reach. The
boys are getting better each week
and younger players are stepping
it up and helping out when called
upon" said Coach Barber.
The Tigers will travel to Wewa
on the 30th to play the Gators at 6
and will turn around and host the
Grand Ridge Indiams on Oct. 7'h
at 6 at Bowles Field.
Come on out and watch the
BMS Tigers in action!
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OCTOBER 1, 2008 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL Page 21
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Liberty and Calhoun
Oct. 2-Oct. 8,2008
A choice of lowfat white,
chocolate or strawberry milk
served with all meals.
Breakfast Pancakes and
sausage link, assorted
cereal with buttered toast,
assorted fruit juice.
Breakfast Sausage bis-
cuit with hash brown,
assorted cereal with but-
tered toast, and assorted
Breakfast: Grits with
Cheese toast, assorted
Cereal with buttered toast,
Iand assorted fruit juice.
I roll with bacon, assorted
Cereal with buttered toast,
Assorted fruit juice.
Sausage link, assorted
Cereal with buttered toast,
Assorted fruit juice.
(Pre-K thru 5th)
Lunch: Baked pork cube
steak, mashed potatoes
with gravy, collard greens,
and corn bread. Alternate:
Lunch: Pepperoni pizza,
baked potato wedges,
Fresh apple, Alternate: I
SHot ham and cheese 1
Lunch: Breaded chicken
nuggets, mixed vegeta- I
Sbles, banana, chocolate
SLunch: Shrimp poppers,
baked potato wedges,
carrot sticks with ranch
dressing, and applesauce.-
Alternate: Corn Dog.
Lunch: BBQ Riblet on
a bun, coleslaw, green
beans, and peaches. Al-
ternate: Hot dog.
| Laban Bontrager, DMD I
I Bristol, Phone 643-5417 i
by Junicia Baker, BHS sports
Thursday, Sept. 25 our Lady
Tigers took on the Sneads Pirates.
The J.V volleyball team remained
strong throughout the game
although they had fallbacks, they
still managed to keep up. After
two games Sneads took it home.
The Varsity game was intense and
very challenging. As the game
started Sneads was ahead and
won two straight games, but the
Lady Tigers wouldn't stand for
this. As the 3rd game came along
the Lady Tigers stepped up and
took the win. The night was full
of excitement as the teams went
into the 4th game of the night.
The Lady Tigers stayed strong
and once again took a win. In
the 5th and final game, the teams
and the crowd alike were full
of anticipation and enthusiasm.
The game stayed close and very
challenging, but the Varsity Lady-
Tigers gave everything they had
and took home the win!
Students from elementary,
middle, and high school can
purchase pre-game home varsity
football tickets. Students only
may use these tickets at the
gates. You may purchase these
tickets in the front office at BHS
before school, at break, and after
These tickets are $3 instead of
the usual $5 price.
by Alixx Smith
FCA (Fellowship of Christian
Athletes) has begun their year
with a good club size and a full
agenda. Mrs. Tracy Basford,
FCA sponsor, has a strong- and
devoted leadership team which
consists of.Jared King, Josh
Godwin, Michael Owens, Tyler
McClellan, Josh Kirkbride, and
Karis Smith. This team will lead
FCA in various events this year.
The next scheduled event for
FCA is Fields of Faith, which is
a time to fellowship, enjoy music,
games, and devotions. It's a
nationwide event for high school
students. Fields of Faith will take
place on Oct. 6 at Bowles Field
at 6 p.m. Don't forget to bring a to vote. Students had to be at
towel or blanket to sit on. least 17 to pre-register, and
Around Campus 39 students participated in the
REGISTER TO VOTE event. Senior Meagan Benton
by Carolyne Van Lierop thought that registering at school
Last Thursday, the Supervisor was a good idea because'it was
of Elections, Margie Laramore convenient and helpful to high
came to BHS to register students school students.
Win a grill at the
Oct. 31 football game!
An electric grill, donated to the local Take Stock in Children
Scholarship Program by West Florida Electric Cooperative
as Calhoun County
Clerk of the Circuit Court
THANK YOU Calhoun County for two terms as
Clerk of Court. If reelected, I will continue to provide you with quality service
in your Clerk's office. As YOUR CLERK, I am available to you in person and
by phone at all times Day or Night. No Appointments are ever necessary
SO COME ON IN!
My qualifications to serve as your Clerk of the Circuit Court include 23 years
in the Court system, 5 years in Governmental Accounting, and 7 years in pri-
vate accounting. I hold the following degrees and certifications.
*Associates Degree in Business Administration.
*Bachelors Degree in Accounting.
*Certified Public Accountant.
*Certified as Clerk of Courts by the Florida Supreme Court.
ON NOV. 4
VOTE TO RE-ELECT
RUTH W. ATTAWAY
WORKING FOR YOU
Paid Political Advertisement Paid for and Approved by Ruth W. Attaway, Democrat for Clerk of the Court
Association, will be raffled off
at Blountstown High School's
Oct. 31 football game. Raffle
tickets will be available at
Blountstown football games
and Altha volleyball games.
Tickets can also be purchased
through any Take Stock in
Children council member and
the Superintendent's Office at
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I Calendar of Events I
I Thursday, Oct. 2 -
Volleyball at Bozeman at
I 5/6; JV Football at Home I
against Bozeman at 6
Friday, Oct. 3 Varsity
I Football at Home against I
Wakulla at 7
Monday, Oct. 6- FCAT
SMath retakes; Volleyball i
at Liberty County at 4/5
Sp.m.; Fields of Faith at the
football field at 6 p.m.
I Tuesday, Oct. 7 i
'FCAT Reading retakes;
I Volleyball at Altha at 5/6 I
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FCCLA Club Members for
this year include: Samantha
Brannon, President; Courtney
Neel, Vice-President; Brittany
Griffin, Activity Chairman; Stacie
Worthington, Secretary; Dianna
There will be a meeting in
the Home Economics room on
Monday, Oct. 20 at 6 p.m. Points
will be given if you sign up to
bring refreshments. We will
discussing our service project for
the year, whether or not to order
club tee-shirts, when to have our
Thanksgiving party and general
business--so try to be there!
The club's fundraiser is under
way; members will be.receiving
their Avon order books on Monday,
Sept. 29. We would appreciate
any support that you could give.
If you would like to order please
contact any FCCLA member or
Mrs. Goodman at the high school.
Orders are due by Tuesday, Oct. 14.
This year the FCCLA club will
again be offering service to Tolar
School in conjunction with their
Family Reading Night. This will
be held every Tuesday night from
5 to 7 p.m. We will help set up the
center, watch younger children
for parents who will be reading
to their older children, read with
older children, serve refreshments,
and help with clean-up. Their will
be a sign-up sheet posted so come
by the Home Economics room and
sign-up for the night you would
like to work.
DANTS AND KING/QUEEN
The 2008 LCHS Homecoming
attendants include -
Ninth grade. Summer
Tenth grade Lauren
Eleventh grade Jackie
Twelfth grade Clara Foran,
first; Sami Marotta, second; Dianna
-Green, third and Haley Walker,
Kristen Bennett was crowned
Queen while Kyle Sapp was
AFTER SCHOOL TUTORING
Altha School is participating in the SchoolMall fundraiser. Many
schools nationwide have found this to be an easy to earn extra funds for
their schools. Keep your eyes open for a booklet of postcards that your
child will bring home this week. Our school will earn $2.25 for each
Complete instructions are inside the front cover, and these postcards
will only be used for this campaign and will not become part of a mailing
list. Our school earns a percentage of magazines and merchandise ordered
from the brochure and also from participating SchoolMall merchants
which include: Barnes & Noble, JCPenny.com, Oriental Trading, Office
Depot, Overstock.com, Target, Toys R Us, and many others. A complete
list can be found at SchoolMall.com.
Thank your support ofAltha Public School! Ifyou have any questions,
please contact the Media Center at 762-3448.
The Institute of culinary Arts invites the public to Cats' Cuisine on
Thursday, Oct. 9. The menu will consist of shrimp alfredo, Caesar salad,
garlic bread, lemon-filled cake and a beverage. Seatings will be at 11:40
and 12:30. Reservations can be made by calling the school. Please
reserve by Tuesday, Oct. 7. The price is $6.
FIELDS OF FAITH
by Jeremy O'Bryan
Altha FCA will be hosting Fields of Faith on Oct. 8 at 6:30 p.m. at
the Altha School Baseball Field and everyone is invited! This ministry
is student-to-student, where peers invite their own classmates and
teammates to meet on their school's athletic field to hear fellow students
share their testimonies, challenge them to read the Bible and to come to
faith in Jesus Christ. So come and join us and fellowship.
S ALTHA SCHOOL CALENDAR OF EVENTS
Wednesday, Oct. 1 4th Grade Field Trip to Quincy Agricultural Expo I
Thursday, Oct. 2 Middle School Volleyball vs. Hosford, 3:30; JVN
Volleyball at North Florida Christian, 4/5:30 p.m.; Middle School Boys
I Basketball vs. Poplar Springs, 4:30/5:30 p.m. I
Friday, Oct. 3 JVN Volleyball vs. Bethlehem, 2/3 p.m.
S Monday, Oct. 6 JVN Volleyball vs. Graceville, 5/6 p.m.
Tuesday, Oct. 7 Middle School Volleyball vs. Wewahitchka, 3:30 p.m.;
JVN Volleyball vs. Blountstown, 5/6 p.m.
Thursday, Oct. 9 Middle School Volleyball at Hosford, 3:30; JVN I
Volleyball at Florida High, 4/6 p.m.
The 21st Century Community
Learning Center is a before and
after school tutoring program
which offers tutoring, mentoring,
character building, family health
and fitness. Our projected starting
date will be Oct. 1. Be looking
for the 21st Century Registration
Packet and complete the packet
as soon as possible. If you have
any questions or concerns, please
contact Seth Gieger, Project
Director at (850) 643-2275 ext. 351
We are pleased to be making
history at LCHS with the
introduction of Health Occupation
Students ofAmerica (HOSA). The
purpose of HOSA is to promote
career opportunities in health
care and to prepare our students
to successfully pursue a career in
the health care field. Our HOSA
member will be participating
in district or state conference
and are members of National
HOSA. Students in the HOSA
program may compete for a health
care scholarship. HOSA is only
available to the children in Allied
Dates to Remember
Wednesday, Oct. 1 Think
Link Testing 9th, 10th & 11th;
Chipola Presentation for Seniors
Thursday, Oct; 2 JV FB -
LCHS vs Sneads at 7 p.m. Away;
VB LCHS vs West Gadsden Home
Friday, Oct. 3-- FB LCHS vs
Wewa Home 8
FROM THE MUSIC
Recorder Karate classes for 4th
and 5th grade students are getting
started and the students are so
excited. We're looking forward
to awesome concerts from these
students in the near future as they
learn to play their recorders. The
3rd grade Christmas Play will be
held on December 10 at 9a.m.
on the W.R. Tolar stage (multi-
purpose room); and don't forget the
Spring musicalwhich will be held
in April or May! It will be a special
performance. Tolar students love
music and love performing. We
hope you can attend the plays and
concerts to show your support.
Safety Day is scheduled for
Friday, Oct. 3rd for Kindergarten
through 2nd grade. Parents, there
also will be two troopers available
to install & check your carseats.
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QUNICY- Elsie Glover, 87, died Monday, Sept. 22, 2008 after
a brief illness. She was born Sept. 27, 1921 to Arthur and Myrtle
Alford ofHosford. She graduated from Vernon High School. She was
a wonderful daughter, wife, mother, grandmother, aunt and friend. She
was a professional bookkeeper for more than 50 years for the AST
Tobacco Co., and Imperial Nurseries in Quincy. She was a woman
of faith who was widowed at age 32. Her life was devoted to serving
God and raising her four children. She was a longtime member of
the First Assembly of God Church of Quincy, where she served for
many years as church treasurer.
She was preceded in death by her husband, James Glover in 1955;
her mother and father, Arthur and Myrtle Alford; sister Ethel Yates;
brothers Glen Alford, Frank Alford and Jessie Alford; and her beloved
grandson, Dustin Glover.
Survivors include four beloved children, Barbara Craven and
husband, Jim, Sue Donaldson and husband, Harold, all of Marianna,
Joe Glover and wife, Bonnie and Richard Glover and wife, Jennifer,
all of Tallahassee; a brother, Clinton Alford and wife, Frances of
Tallahassee; and two sisters-in-law, Veva Weeks of Quincy and Marie
Alford of Chattahoochee; 10 wonderful grandchildren, Bryan Craven,
Candace Barnes, Tanya Wiggins, John Donaldson, Ryan Glover, Mary
Donaldson, Cara Hill, Gray Sadler, Graham Glover and Jackson
Glover, and nine great-grandchildren, Maddie Craven, Jack Craven,
Blake Donaldson, Brady Donaldson, Sam Wiggins, Ben Wiggins, C.J.
Barnes, Teri Jo Glover and Emily Glover; along with several nieces
and nephews and a host of faithful and devoted friends.
Services were held Wednesday, Sept. 24 at the First Assembly of
God Church of Quincy. Interment will follow in Hillcrest Cemetery
Flowers will be accepted or memorial contributions may be made
to the Dustin Glover Memorial Scholarship Fund at Chipola College,
3094 Indian Circle, Marianna, FL 32446.
Charles McClellan Funeral Home of Quincy was in charge of the
DAISY MAE PENN MARLOW
BLOUNTSTOWN- Daisy Mae Penn Marlow, 68, died Saturday,
September 27, 2008 at the Blountstown Health and Rehabilitation
Center in Blountstown. She was born November 3, 1939 in Pike
County, AL, daughter of the late Mary Stringer and James Penn. She
attended the public schools of Pike County. Married to A. Jay Marlow
for over 47 years, she was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother, sister
and aunt. She was employed as a nurse's aide for the Liberty County
Survivors include her husband, A. Jay Marlow, Sr. of Bristol;
two sons, A. Jay Marlow, Jr., Lorenza Marlow of Bristol and Jason
Marlow ofBlountstown; a daughter, Elouise James and her husband,
Clint of Sneads; a brother, Thomas Penn of Greensboro; two sisters,
Dorothy Betton and husband, Sellie of Greensboro and Eula Williams
of Quincy; great aunt, Serdell Owens Stringer of Troy, AL; along with
10 grandchildren, 7 great grandchildren, host of nieces, nephews,
other relatives and friends.
Graveside services were held Sunday, Sept. 28 at Community
Cemetery in, Greensboro.
Madry Memorial Funeral Home in Quincy was in charge of the
Peavy Funeral Home
Caring and Professionalism.
A Hometown Funeral Director
Lady Wildcats continue to improve record
At the halfway point of their
Volleyball season the Altha Lady
Wildcats JV and varsity teams
improved their records. The
JV squad moved to 9-3 on the
season with wins over Cottondale,
Marianna's 9th grade team,
and Graceville. Meanwhile,
the varisty team picked up a
three-straight game match over
Graceville to post a 2-9; 0-4, 2-2A
mark on the year.
22--Angela Waldron broke a 3-3
tie with 4 straight service points
to give Altha's JV team a 8-4 lead
in Game 1 over the Cottondale
Lady Hornets. The Lady Cats
(7-2) never looked back and went
on to notch a 25-11 win.
In Game 2 Cottondale held a
3-point lead until Aerial Folsom
put Altha back on top, 15-14,
with 5 straight service points.
However, the Hornets would
come back to knot the score,
24-24, but Kelsey Rehberg's
well-placed serve assured Altha
of their seventh win of the season,
Aerial Folsom was the Top
Lady Cat in scoring with 12
service points and 6 service
by Jim Mclntosh,
contributing sports writer
aces. Angela Waldron posted
9 service points that included 2
aces. Sharlyn Smith came away
with 5 service points and an
ace. Both Kelsey Rehberg and-
Kimberly Wiltse chalked up 3
service points and each had an
ace. Nikki Schamen's added a
Unlike their first match in
which they were swept by
Cottondale, the Lady Wildcats
(1-8; 0-4, 2-2A) would take the
Lady Hornets the distance this
Christy Simmons' 6 straight
service aces broke a 4-4 tie and
gave Altha an 11-6 lead. Hannah
Waldorff followed with 5 service
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STOUTAMIRE INSURANCE INC.
16783 SE Pear St., Blountstown
Contact Bill Stoutamire
Phone 674-5974 Fax 674-8307
I would like to thank everyone that supported me and
worked so hard for my campaign.
I appreciate everyone that put signs in their yards, put
signs out and worked for me in any way. I appreciate it
more that you will ever know.
I would like to thank my employees, Ruby Clark, Linda
Gay, Susan Barfield, Juanita (Nina) Hall and J.D. Godwin for being loyal and dedi-
cated to me and the office during my campaign.
I appreciate my employees hard work in my efforts to reorganize the office, making
it convenient for the working people to do business on their lunch hour.
I would like to say a special THANK YOU to my supporters that encouraged me
and believed in what I was trying to accomplish for the COUNTY.
WE HAVE ACCOMPLISHED MANY THINGS SINCE JANUARY 2005:
*We started a CREDIT CARD service in the tag and property tax department.
*Painted the office and put down new carpet.
*I didn't hire anyone to replace my position in the tax department, saving an em-
pldyee salary for-4 years. I used this money to replace old equipment in the tax
department with much needed new computers, receipt validator's and printers. I
also purchased a scanner to scan daily deposits and checks for YOUR PROTEC-
TION as well as the office and to scan old records to free up space. I continued to
work in the property tax department as well as perform the duties of the Tax Col-
*We organized the old records by department allowing us to pull records at your
*We moved the property tax department to the main tag office making space to
move the Driver's License Department into a private office. This made it possible
to hire a trained Driver License Employee, making it possible for him to keep up
with the changing laws and regulations for YOUR PROTECTION.
AS YOU CAN SEE I HAVE BEEN A WORKING TAX COLLECTOR FOR YOU.
I APPRECIATE VERY MUCH THE OPPORTUNITY TO SERVE AS YOUR TAX
COLLECTOR FOR THE PAST 4 YEARS.
POLITICAL ADVERTISEMENT PAID FOR'AND APPROVED BY DORIS BURKETT, DEMOCRAT FOR TAX COLLECTOR
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ON WYBT AND WPHK
Listen to football on WYBT and WPHK. This week..
Listen to Steven Seay and Glenn
Kimbrel's play by play of the Blountstown
High School Tigers as they take on
Wakulla, in Blountstown Friday night Oct. 3
on K102.7, airtime 6:30 p.m. CT.
Hear Michael Wahlquist, Jay Taylor, and Ray McCoy
with all the Liberty County High School game action.
The Liberty County Bulldogs take on Wewa
at Liberty....Air time at 10 a.m. ET Saturday
Oct. 4 immediately following the swap shop
on K-102.7 and Y-1000.
The Florida Gators play
Arkansas at Arkansas this
Saturday, Oct. 4. Air-time
on K-102.7 and Y-1000 is at
The Medical Center
Dr. Iqbal Faruqui
Arlena Falcon, ARNP
Dorcas Goodman, ARNP
WE ARE ACCEPTING NEW PATIENTS!!
Our Services include: Non-Complicated Pediatric Care; Comprehen-
sive Adult & Elderly Care; Women's Healthcare Family Planning, Free
Mammograms & Female Exam for eligible persons; Physicals Sports,
School, Pre-Employment & DOT; Blood Work; EKG; PFT; Allergy & B-12
injections; Cancer & Diabetes Screenings.
Call us today to get your appointment scheduled.
We are PPO providers for BCBS, United Healthcare & Cigna
Also accept Vista, Healthease, Medicare & Medicaid
Walk-ins are welcome!! Now accepting VISA & MASTERCARD
Jerry C. Lawrence, DVM
(850) 856-5827 or (850) 856-5918
Monday- Friday 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.
DOCTOR'S HOURS BY APPOINTMENT.
We provide: Boarding
Grooming* Preventative Health-
care programs which include
vaccinations and yearly checkups
Spay/neuter program to reduce
PLUS MANY OTHER SERVICES.
CALL US ANYTIME IF YOU HAVE
43 N. Cleveland Street in Quincy
OFFICE (850) 627-8338 ,
CITY OF BRISTOL, FLORIDA FISCAL YEAR 2008-2009
THE PROPOSED OPERATING BUDGET EXPENDITURES OF THE CITY OF BRISTOL ARE
THAN LAST YEAR'S TOTAL OPERATING EXPENDITURES.
Ad Valorem Taxes 3.00 mills per 1000
Communications Services Tax
Charges for Services 24,010
Misc. Services 10
Road Tax 45,268
TOTAL ESTIMATED REVENUE
General Governmental Services
Public Safety/Fire Control
Non-Operating Debt Services
Operating Debt Services
Streets & Roads
Interfund Transfer -
The tentative, adopted and/or final budgets are on file in
5.0 % MORE
the office of the above mentioned taxing authority as a
10 ACRE plus Tracts
From $3,995 per acre
$995 Total Down
R. E. Broker i
Phone (813) 253-3258
OCTOBER 1, 2008 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL Page 25
Native plants usher in fall with colorful displays
We're your one-stop
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"Volkswagens to semi's, we handle them all"
CITY TIRE CO.
Hwy. 20 West Blountstown 674-8784
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E by Theresa Friday,
Horticulture Extension Agent,
Santa Rosa County
In Northwest Florida, autumn
is welcomed by an array of
beautiful fall-blooming native
plants. American beautyberry,
salt-bush and firebush are just a
few of the native shrubs that are
at their showiest in the fall.
Callicarpa americana, is a native
to the southeastern United States.
It derives its scientific name,
Callicarpa, from two Greek
words: kallos meaning beauty
and karpos meaning fruit.
The beauty is found in the
berries (technically called
drupes) which turn a brilliantly
colored purple upon ripening in
September and October followed
by purplish colored foliage. The
berries, which are arranged in
small clumps that circle the stem,
remain on the branches after the
leaves have fallen and into the
first breaths of winter unless the
birds or other animals eat them.
At maturity, this deciduous
shrub reaches around six feet tall
and six feet wide with a gentle
weeping habit. Though happiest
in partial sun, beautyberry will
produce more berries when
grown in full sun. It will grow in
many different soil conditions but
prefers wet to moist soil. It can,
however, withstand drought once
Salt-bush or Baccharis
halimifolia is often overlook
as a landscape plant. It can be
found in its native habitat in wet
sites along with wax myrtle. The
whitish flowers and fiuits bring
ABOVE: An excellent hummingbird plant, firebush is an
attractive landscape plant. BELOW: Birds love the fruit of
this rarely-noticed plant into view
in the fall landscape.
Salt-bush is rarely planted by
landscapers, perhaps because it
is too 'common' in native stands.
A useful shrub or small tree for
reclaiming wet sites, salt-bush
could be used more frequently
near retention basins and drainage
ditches. It has a good tolerance to
With proper care to remove
recurring dead wood, attractive
small tree specimens can be
created. These can become nice
additions to the landscape. They
come into flower and are attractive
at a time when few other small
trees and shrubs are flowering.
As the monarch butterflies
migrate through the Panhandle,
salt-bushis amustvisit. Butterflies
are strongly attracted to large
clusters of small-tubed flowers
that form a stable platform on
which to land. Salt-bush.meets
the needs of countless butterflies
Firebush, known botanically
as Hamelia patens, is a heat and
sun loving plant. Also known as
the hummingbird bush and scarlet
bush, it is native to Florida.
Firebush is a densely branched
perennial that will get about thiee
to four feet tall in the Florida
Panhandle. The pointed leaves
are handsome with their pinkish
veins and red petioles. It is a
tender perennial along our Gulf
Coast, freezing backmi the winter
and resprouting each spring.
Blooming begins in late
summer when the plant explodes
with terminal clusters of scarlet
to orange colored flowers. The
individual flowers are tubular and
about one inch long. The small
tubular flowers are a favorite of
butterflies and hummingbirds and
are regarded as a premier butterfly
nectar plant. Flowers are followed
by small, purplish berries that are
eaten by a number of birds and
other small animals.
Firebush grows in a wide
range of soil types as long as it
drains well. Once established, it is
drought tolerant and has moderate
salt tolerance. Full sun or partially
shaded locations are preferable
to shady ones which will result
in reduced blooming and leggy
growth. This shrub requires little
maintenance. It naturally has
a somewhat rounded form but
some pruning will keep it bushy
and in scale.
Try planting these native
plants if you want showy plants
in early fall that are beneficial to
butterflies and wildlife.
Theresa Friday is the
Extension Agent for Santa Rosa
NOTICE OF PROPOSED
The City of Bristol has tentatively adopted a measure to increase
its property tax levy.
Last year's property tax levy:
A. Initially proposed tax levy..................................$78,587
B. Less tax reductions due to Value Adjustment
Board and other assessment changes.............$583
C. Actual property tax levy...............................$78,004
This year's proposed tax levy:............. .............$81,888
All concerned citizens are invited to attend a public hearing on
the tax increase to be held on:
Saturday, October 4, 2008
8:00 A.M. (Eastern)
City Hall, 12444 NW Virginia G. Weaver St., Bristol, FL 32321
A FINAL DECISION on the proposed tax increase and the bud-
get will be made at this hearing.
awson Pe wo Stutdio *--
ANNOUNCES A SATURDAY
WHEN: Oct. 25 from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. EST Call
WHERE: Blountstown Civic Center Les e ,awson
with the baby grand! 08683,q
WHO: Ages 8 to Adult
FEES: $50 and $35 for each
additional immediate family member
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1, 2 & 3Bedroom
"The BeSl Place to Live"
Call (850) 674-4202
16978 NW Mayo Street,
Blountstown, FL 32424.
EOUAL HOuSING OPPORTUIIT,
Will buy 10 to 1,000
acres, reasonably priced.
Immediate closing. :
ITEMS FOR SALE
Christmas carousel, blows up;
snow making machine, 30" high
snowman. Call 557-3636. 10-1,10-8
Boy's clothes, sizes six and
seven, great, 25 cents to $2 each.
Call 643-1428. 10-1,10-8
Two ceiling fans, with lights,
one dining room light fixture, with
matching light scones, one Tiffany
style kitchen light fixture, all in ex-
cellent condition, make offer. Call
Wagon, red, $10. Call 674-8320.
Ensure Plus, ten cases, butter
pecan and chocolate, paid $35
per case, $15 per case. Call 674-
beautiful marquise cut style, main
stone 3/4 carat, side diamonds,
total weight is 1.25 carats, 14k
gold, given for five year anniver-
sary, seldom worn, must sell, $900
or best offer. Call 228-1462.
Desk, oak, three drawer, $25. Call
643-1428 leave message. 10-1, 10-8
Sofa, without cushions, $15. Call
Stereo stand, Pioneer brand, $60;
two bar stools, $10 each. Call 643-
2414 or 643-2032. 10-1,10-8
Study desk, small, excellent condi-
Stion, $25. Call 674-8320. 10-1,10-8
Mattress sets, $15. Call 674-
Sofa sleeper, queen size mattress.
Call 674-7955 for. more informa-
Sofa and chair, matching set,
recently recovered, in blue plaid
material, lopks brand new, $400.
Call 579-4017. 10-1,10-8
Dining room table, solid wood,
with six chairs, asking $150. Call
Two recliners, matching, navy
Blue, $100 for the pair. Call 643-
Crib mattress, with bedding, for
boy. Call 557-3636. 10-1, 10-8
High chair, paid $25, want $10;
children's books. Call 643-1428
leave message. 10-1,10-8
Baby swing, attaches to outdoor
swing set, $5. Call 674-8320.
Aquarium bouncer, plays mu-
sic and vibrates, $10; baby and
toddler boy clothes; stroller/car
seat travel system, light blue and
brown, $40. Call 762-4087 or 209-
5254 after 3 p.m. 10-1, 10-8
Baby girl clothes, four boxes,
0-6 months; Graco swing; Fisher
Price vibrating chair with rainfor-
est theme; Fisher Price Jumperoo,
Rainforest theme. Call 643-6738
for more info. 9-24,10-1
Kolcraft bassinet, white lace,
night light, vibrations and music,
bottom storage basket, $65; Pa-
pazan bouncer, khaki, with vibra-
tions and music features, includes
blanket, $40; Aquarium Ocean
Wonder bouncer, child activation,
music, vibration and lights, $25;
play pallet, Rain Forest Jungle
Gym, lights and music, $25. Call
643-3799. 9-24, 10-1
,Sand pears, you pick. Call 674-
Firewood, oak, bring saw,.all sizes
and widths. Call 674-3905. 10-1,10-8
Clothes, two bags, all sizes. Call
674"-1477. 10-1, 10-8
Jenn Airstove, two burners, grill,
excellent condition, asking $350;
Kenmore washer and dryer, ex-
cellent condition, $250 for the pair.
Call 379-3013. 10-1,10-8
Washer/dryer combo, $250 or
$125 each. Call 643-2414 or 643-
Dehydrator for beef jerky, $100.
Call 379-8410. 10-1,10-8
Washer and dryers, one washer,
two dryers, pair for $100, other
dryer $50. Call 643-5991. 9-24,10-1-
Tappan stove, electric, one year
old, $250; Frigidaire refrigerator,
one year old, $250. Call 379-8192
after 5 p.m. on Monday-Thursday
or Friday before 3 p.m. 9-24,10-1
Portable dishwasher, Kenmore
brand, very good condition. Call
32" Sony Triniton T.V., HDTV, one
year old, paid $600, asking $350;
Gateway computer, never used, re-
ally nice, $600; Panasonic surround
sound system, four speakers, like
new, $75. Call 447-0848.
Audio books; VHS tapes, Fam-
ily movies, make offer. Call 643-
Flat screen television, RCA, 21",
SDTV, $175; T.V., LXI, 13", 1995
model, $40; T.V., Brokyonic, 13",
2005 model, $50; iMac, with desk,
$200. Call 643-2414 or 643-2032.
E-Machine computer, brand new,
$500. Call 379-8410. 10-1,10-8
Two stereos, double deck tape
players and C.D., works good, grey
with two speakers; Aiwa speakers,
two for $50; color T.V., 19", cable
ready, $40; stereo, six disc changer,
$50 firm; two phones, $10;-two cell
phones, Nokia, camera phones, $20
each. Call 674-1477. 10-1,10-8
Two televisions, Sharp 19" TV.,
Mitsubishi 19" T.V. Call 643-7955.
GE big screen T.V., 46", needs
new speaker, in excellent condition,
$300. Call 579-4017. 10-1,10-8
NES system, regular system,
with advantage joysticks, $30;
N64 system, with five games, two
Joysticks, memory card, $40. Call
2004 Chevy Caviller, great condi-
tion, 45K miles, great gas mileage,
below book price, $7,500. Call 762-
1998 Oldsmobile Bravada, 87k
miles, fourdoor, all wheel drive, sun
roof, all electric, all leather, second
owner, $4,500 ortrade for small car
of equal value. Call 379-0609.
1991 Camaro RS, new motor, two
new tires, T-top, $1,500 or best of-
fer. Call 447-4187 or 447-4186.
.1991 Ford F-150, 4WD, new 360
motor, Sony CD player, Mirage
CBW 225 watt linear booster, two
sets of rims and tires, $1,500. Call
1992 Nissan pick-up,
33x12.5 tires on 10" alumir
tires in excellent shape, gre
ing truck, dog box, alumini
box, needs minor repairs,
Call 643-6723 or 379-3013
1977 Ford F-150,2WD, automatic,
cruise, A/C, alloy wheels, dual ex-
haust, towing hitch, long bed, runs
well, $2,000 firm. Call 674-5908.
2004 Ford F-150, 4WD, extended
cab, fourdoors, 130K miles, $11,000
or best offer. Call 643-9723.
1986 Ford F-150, V6, automatic,
4x4, $2,000; 1985 Toyota, 4 cyl-
inder, 4x4, automatic, air, $2,800.
Call 674-5312. 9-24,10-1
1994 Chevy 4x4, step-side, new
tires, battery; pipes and tint, runs
good, all electric, lots of chrome,
C.D. player, lift kit, $5,800. Call
THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL
To place your ad, call 643-3333 by noon Eastern
Time on Saturday. Non-business ads run FREE for 2 weeks.
Part Time Only |
5 Week Old Male
Poodle Puppies $150
S 850-447-0061,o. i
7 days a week service
:t 5'x 10' ........?20 .W -,,
10'x 10'..........3 -
10' x 20'.........70
10'x 25'........ 90 _
Call 762-9555. 762-8807
. . . .. .. . *... . .
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-Mobile home lots
3 bedroom, 1 1/2 bath
utilities included 2BR'bath
and a half apanment
Commercial old Mexican
restaurant Commercial -
S200 front ft. with 3 buildings
and lenced in area.
$159 Queen Pillow-
Top Mattress Set.
unused in plastic w/
2 Pc Fulltwin mat-
fress sets in sealed
plastic NEW $129
ea SET. Can Deliver.
3pc King pillowtop
matt set. Brand new
in wrapper $269. Can
5 piece bdrm set.
Brand NEW in boxes.
$449. Can delivery
solid wood sleigh bed
& mattress. NEW.
Designer 7 piece set,
all new. Sacrifice $849.
545-7112. Can deliver.
CHERRY dining table
& 6 chairs all NEW
boxed at factory. $499.
loveseat. $549. Earth-
tone, hardwood frame. .
warranty, new in crate.
del avail. 545-7112
Pillowtop NEW mat-
tress set in sealed
plastic. Full warranty.
Sacrifice $289. Can
OCTOBER 1, 2008 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL Page 27
7 R 11I'
FOR SEPT. 28 OCT. 4
ARIES Mar 21/Apr 20
Aries, you are very quiet
concerning what's been on
your mind. Keeping too much
bottled up is not healthy. It's
best if you share with
a close friend.
TAURUS Apr 21/May 21
Unexplainable forces bring
fortune in a big way, Taurus.
There's no need to be afraid
of what you don't understand.
Just accept the positive
and enjoy yourself.
GEMINI May 22/Jun 21
Understanding is the first
step toward the solution of a
problem, Gemini, but this time
even you may not be able to
help out. Let the air clear and
you will find the answer.
CANCER Jun 22/Jul 22
Trust your coworkers this
week, Cancer. You all must
work together to master a
difficult project that springs
up early in the week. Some
unlikely assistance is given.
LEO Jul 23/Aug 23
Leo, you feel both adventur-
ous and secure this week..
Decide to try something new
-- whether a hobby or a sport..
Expect some close friends to
think you're off the mark.
VIRGO Aug 24/Sept 22
Your temper may be short,
Virgo, but your wit is quick.
If you feel a problem arising,
step aside and let the
difficulties pass rather than
getting in the mix.
LIBRA Sept 23/Oct 23
Dive into the changes that
come rushing at you this week,
Libra. You're bound to have
fun and experience excitement
as the tides turn in your favor.
SCORPIO Oct 24/Nov 22
Scorpio, you have realized that
everything has not been work-
ing according to plan. But now
it's finally time to sit down and
discover a solution.
SAGITTARIUS Nov 23/Dec 21
Sagittarius, roll up your
sleeves as projects you crave
finally come your way. Now
is the best time to shine and
appreciate the opportunities
you've been given.
CAPRICORN Dec 22/Jan 20
It's best to economize this
week, Capricorn. Limited re-
sources are a common feature
of the future and you know it's
for the best if you conserve
your assets right now.
AQUARIUS Jan 21/Feb 18
Aquarius, expand your list of
contacts and finally get that
dream job. Don't worry, things
are bound to work out in your
favor this week. Good
fortune is smiling.
PISCES Feb 19/Mar 20
Take a moment to look at
yourself from a third-party
perspective, Pisces. What do
you see? Now's the time
for a life change.
SPORTING GOODS TOOLS AND HEAVY
2002 ChevyAvalanche, leather, all
power, 89K miles, $8,900 or best
offer. Call 674-8245. 9-24,10-1
2002 Chevy Avalanche, pickup,
four door, 20" rims, 90K miles, runs
good, $10,500. Call 447-2772.
2003 F-250 XLT, crew cab, super-
duty, 4WD, leather seats, bucket
front seats, brush guard, step bars,
tinted windows, towing package,
67K miles, $17,500 firm. Call 643-
1995 S-10, extended cab, air bags,
four link air ride suspension, cus-
tom c-notch frame, 10-switch box,
shaved door handles, tail lights and
tailgate handle, new candy paint
with tweed and billet interior, new
18" rims and tires, 4.3L, V6, must
sell, $5,500 or best offer. Call 228-
1978 Jeep CJ-7, V8, standard
transmission, 33x12.5 tires, with
lift, new paint and upholstery,
$7,000. Call 643-2791. 10-1,10-8
1998 Dodge Caravan, burgundy;
good condition, $2,500. Call 933-
4968. 10-1, 10-8
1998 Jeep Cherokee, everything
but cruise control, really good con-
dition, runs very well, automatic,
$3,500. Call 674-7138 or 899-0269
leave message. UFN
AUTO PARTS &
Bed rails, diamond-plated, for full
size truck, $30. Call 643-6723 or
1989 Ford engine, good running.
Call 674-3264. 10-1, 10-8
Toolbox, for large truck, $60. Call
Truck cover, windows, Leer Crown,
fits Dodge Dakota, good work.top,
blue with paint markings, sliding
glass side windows, hinged glass
back hitch, the lifts need replacing,
$10 or best offer. Call 762-2528.
S 9-24, 10-1
15-inch wheels and tires, alumi-
num, lug pattern 5 on 5 1/2, $300.
Call 899-0269 or 674-7138 leave
Equalizertree stand, climber, paid
$400, take $200; Leaper rifle scope,
6x24x50, $100; ground blind, $100.
Call 379-8410. 10-1,10-8
Rifle, CVA black powder, .50 cali-
ber, brand new, $100; tree stand,
Cougar Claw, climber, $100. Call
643-6260. 9-24, 10-1
Poland Pro riding mower, 42"
cut, excellent condition, new
blades, $600; Echo weedeater,
brand new, never used, paid $200,
asking $140. Call 447-0848.
Lawn mower, Murray brand, push
mower, $100. Call 643-2414 or
Tool trailer, 6'x12', enclosed,
home built, good shape, $475.
Call 674-1840. 10-1,10-8
2004 John Deere 990, food plot
ready, 40 hp, 2WD, 200 hours,
looks and runs like new, with 5ft.
Bush Hog, $10,000. Call 674-6019
or 643-6373. 10-1,10-8
1996 Mitsubishi bulldozer, per-
fect shape, paid $22,900, $10,500
or best offer. Call 762-8459.
Horton V-nose trailer, 7x16, set
up for landscaping, weed eater
racks, etc., enclosed, spare tire,
.$4,000. Call 643-6589. 9-24, o1-1
Utility trailer, 6x10, with drop
gate, $525. Call 379-8410. 9-24,10-1
Building material, new and used
lumber, pressure treated cedar,
scaffolding, caulk and sealants,
lattice, bargain price. Call 643-
& EXERCISE EQUIP.
ExerciseAir Bike, $10; boy's bike,
needs chain, $5; trampoline, large,
$100. Call 643-1428 leave mes-
Treadmill, excellent condition. Call
Skateboard ramps, $20; Paintball
gun, make offer. Call 933-6165 for
details. 9-24, 10-1
1998 Kawasaki Ninja 500, low
miles, two helmets, jacket, $2,500.
Call 674-6295. 10-1,10-8
Go cart, two peddle, $20. Call 643-
2007 Yamaha V-Star, 650, custom,
3,700 miles, $5,500 firm. Call 643-
1984 Honda Shadow GT, 700cc
motorcycle, $1,500 or best offer.
Call 674-1740. 9-24, 10-1
2006 Harley Davidson Road
King, one owner, black, less than
100 miles, $13,500. Call 674-4364
or 643-7796. 9-1oT. 10-15
1995 Ranger bass boat, 115 hp
Mercury, excellent condition, 24
volt trolling motor, new fish finder,
great for skiing and fishing, $5,000.
Call 643-6723 or 379-3013.
15' White Line aluminum boat,
all welded, aluminum trailer, 25 hp
Kohler Go Devil, foot control, troll-
ing motor, excellent shape. Call
526-1753. 10-1, 10-8
1988 Force motor, 85 hp, has
not been used in three years, had
carb rebuilt, new water pump and
water pump housing, comes with
steering cables and accessories,
$600. Call 251-6810. 10-1,10-8
2006 aluminum boat, 14 ft.,
Scandy White, high sides, 25 hp
Mercury motor, trailer, stick steer-
ing, electric start, motorguide troll-
ing motor, excellent condition,
barely used, asking $6,500. Call
1995 Sea-Doo Wave Runner.
580cc, trailer, just had all mainte-
nance and upkeep done, $1,200.
Call 899-3595. 9-24, 10-1
1979 Hydrostream Venus, 20',
2.4, 200 hp, $4,000. Call 258-
4052. 9-24, 10-1
THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL
To place your ad, call 643-3333 by noon Eastern
Time on Saturday. Non-business ads run FREE for 2 weeks.
N FLORIDA/S GEORGIA
-- -- -- --
Surplus trucks, vehicles & equipment from
(6)Florida & Georgia counties, several cities & utilities
SATURDAY, OCTOBER 4: 9A.M.
North Florida Fairgrounds; Tallahassee
*2004 Deere 644J loader *Deere Grader *(2)
2001 Sterling dumps *(4)Deere, New Holland
& Massey tractors *Bobcat skid steer *55'
Altec Bucket truck *(6)2003-2004 utility trucks
*Busses *trailers *Numerous duallys, pickups
& heavy trucks *SUVs/vans *(30)1999-2004
Sheriff Crown Vics *2001-01 Dodge pickups &
caravans *numerous other 1994-2002
vehicles *mowers *much more
Terms: *All items sell AS IS *5% Buyer Premium *Cash, cashier checks or credit
cards OK, other checks with bank letter only.
PREVIEW: 9 A.M.-4 P.M. on
FRIDAY, OCTOBER 3rd
FIRST COAST AUCTION AB150
P.O. BOX 7878 JACKSONVILLE, FL 32238
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2005 S&S 8.5 truck camper, fits
full size pick-up, short or long bed,
2395 Ibs., electric jacks, awning,
outside and inside shower, air and
heat, built in microwave, stove
with oven, like new, $14,900. Call
1979 Trot camper, 25 ft., $3,000
or best offer. Call 643-7558.
2004 Emerald Bay camper,
28', slide out, very good shape,
$13,900. Call 447-2772. 9-24,10-1
LOST & FOUND
Lost: weed eater and red gas can,
lost on. Sept. 22, somewhere be-
tween Pea Ridge and 379, appre-
ciate its return. Call 643-5313.
Lost: beagle, male, lost from Ow-
ens Loop, has collar on. If you see
him, please call 251-6810 or 447-
Found: bulldog, young, male, solid
white with brown patch over eye,
found near Camilla St. and Neal
subdivision. Call 643-2556.
HOMES & LAND
Custom built home, five bedroom
two bathroom, 2,700 square feet,
open floor plan, 22 ft. vaulted ceil-
ing, fireplace, five acres, $245,000.
Call 545-7843. 10-1, 10-8
1994 Horton trailer house, 14x70,
one bedroom, two bathroom, lots of
wood remodeled, you move, new
A/C and heating unit, metal roof,
office, mustseeto appreciate, some
furniture included. Call 447-0848
16x70 mobile home, to be moved,
very nice, central heat and air, com-
pletely set up, $9,500 or best offer.
Call 762-8459. 10-1, 10-8
1999 Palm Harbor mobile home.
16'x66', must be moved, upgraded,
must see to appreciate, three bed-
room, two bathroom, $17,500. Call
591-8565 or 643-1016. 10-1,10-8
1994 mobile home, Homes of
Legend brand, 16x80, central heat
and air, full electric, three bedroom/
two bath, comes with appliances
and two porches, must be moved.
Call 566-5170. 7-23T.10-8
Big lot on Chipola River, located in
Calhoun County. Call 643-1514.
Bulldog puppies, full blooded, six
weeks old, one male, one female,
$100 each. Call 762-2162.10-1,10-8
American Pitt Bull terrier, adult,
male, good with people and most
dogs, UKC and ADBA registered;
UKC female, ten weeks old, make
an offer. Call 379-8973. 10-1,10-8
Bird cage, 4 ft., cylinder shaped,
excellent condition, $20. Call 674-
8320. 10-1, o-8
Puppies, mom is White English
bulldog, ten males, one girl, black
with white markings, seven weeks
old, free to good home. Call 643-
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Puppies, mother is Dachshund/
Shiatsu mix, father is Yorkshire
terrier, first shots and wormed,
$100. Call 557-1"850. 10-1,10-8
Kittens, grey male tabby and or-
ange fuzzy male tabby, friendly,
eight weeks old; free to good
home. Call 762-2528. 9-24, 10-1
Rescued puppy, approximately
six months old, looks good, well
taken care of, medium size, mixed
White English, sweet disposition,
free to a good home. Call 639-
Wanted: female shiatsu. Call 674-
Wanted: pocket book westerns, will
be donated to J.L. Varnum who is
a resident at Parthenon in Blount-
stown. To donate, please drop
off at front office in Blountstown
Parthenon. Call 762-8184.
Wanted: Roommate needed in
Blountstown, male or female. For
more information, call 447-4186.
Wanted: Junk cars and trucks,
any condition, we pay cash. Call
762-8459 or 272-6836 cell.
Multi family sale, Saturday,
Oct. 4, starts at 7a.m., 1.5 miles
West of Shelton's Store, turn right
on 73A, one mile on left, lots of
clothes and miscellaneous items.
Huge sale, Saturday, Oct. 4, Hwy
20 in front of C&C Pawn Shop,
8a.m until it's gone, name brands
(Tommy, Guess, Ralph Lauren,
Gymboree, Children's Place), ju-
niors' and lady's sizes 8-16, baby
girl 0-2T, some men's and boy's,
baby tub and toys, two jumpers,
bouncer. Call 447-3033. 10-1
Huge sale, Saturday, Oct. 4,
8a.m.-5p.m. (ET), 12732 NW
SR20, Christmas items, lots of
odds and ins, tools. Call 320-
Covenant House sale, Friday
and Saturday, Oct. 3 and 4, 8 a.m.
(CT), 11636 SE Chipola Park Rd.,
Hwy 71 six miles North of Wewa,
large Argo Amphibious six wheel-
er, washers/dryers, large kitchen
appliances, lots of furniture, dish-
es, linens, motorcycle, clothes.
Call 639-3214. 10-1
Yard sale, Saturday, Oct. 4,12891
NW Myers Ann St. in Bristol, VHS
$1 each, old buffalo nickles, bean-
ie babies $1 each, jewelry, games,
army stuff, electric fireplace, half
dollars $1 each, Indian head pen-
nies, miscellaneous items, can-
cel if rain. Call 643-2085 or 447-
Yard sale, Saturday, Oct. 4, 7a.m.-
11a.m, 20127 SW Sherry Ave. in
Blountstown. Call 643-6260.
Yard sale, Saturday, Oct 4, 8a.m.-
11a.m., Hwy 71 North Jane St.,
across from Big Bend Bait and
Tackle, carseat/stroller combo,
pack n play, ball pit with balls,
lots more, cancel if rain. Call 674- W
2842. 10-1 We can rear iost any lawn mower!
Yard/bake sale, Saturday, Oct. 4,
8a.m.-12p.m., hosted by Sunny Ivan Nissley
Hill Women, clothes, whatnots,
shoes, books and kitchenware. former owner of
Call 762-8184. 10-1 Niley
Yard sale, Saturday, Oct. 4, Garden Center
8a.m.-12 p.m., at 17544 NE Jane
St., across from Big Bend, house- 16609 SE Pear Street Blountstown
hold items, girls' clothes size six to Call (850) 674-3911 (850) 674-8896
eight, ladies' shoe size seven for
$2 a pair, car seat. Call 674-4475.
10-1 Buy, sell and trade with an ad in The Journal!
Yard sale, Saturday, Oct. 4, 8
a.m.-12 p.m., Hwy. 20, across from
the Dollar General in Bristol, adult
and kids clothes, shoes, car seats,
bathroom accessories, toys, floral
arrangements and much more.
Call 643-5516 for more informa-
Moving sale, begins Wednesday,
Sept. 24, in Grand Ridge, every-
thing must go. Call 762-8673 or
Multi-family sale, Saturday, Oct.
4, 7 a.m.-12p.m. (CT), at Harvey's
parking lot, clothes, shoes, furni-
ture and many more items. Call
643-2415 for more info. 9-24,10-1
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Liberty Co. School Board
announces availability of
new Horizon MealpayPlus
The Liberty County School Board announces the completed
implementation of MealpayPlus, an online prepayment system,
offering parents a safe, easy and convenient way to prepay for their
student's school meals. MealpayPlus was created by Horizon Software
International, a global leader in technology and services for food
"We are excited that MealpayPlus is now live at Liberty County
schools and that their students and parents can begin benefiting
from the system," said Tina Bennett, Director of MealpayPlus at
Horizon Software. "The Liberty County School Board has assigned
each student an individual online account that parents can access
anytime at MealpayPlus.com. Not only will Liberty County Schools'
parents appreciate the convenience of the system, but they can now
be involved in their student's school meal choices to ensure they
are making healthy food decisions, even while they're away from
Parents can log onto their student's account any time at www.
MealpayPlus.com and view what their student has purchased on
a specific day. The software allows parents to view their student's
balance at any time, as well as to check payment history. In addition,
parents can choose to have email confirmations of payments and
low balance reminders sent, and payments can be made quickly and
easily using a credit card or check online or via telephone. Optional
Wallet and Auto-Replenish features enable parents to set a low balance
amount that will automatically replenish their student's account when
it drops to a specified balance, if they choose.
"The goal of MealpayPlus is to not only make the school meal
process easier and more efficient for schools and parents, but to also
open up the lines of communication between schools, parents and
students about healthy eating choices," said Bennett. "When parents
are aware of what their students are eating in the cafeteria, they have
the opportunity to educate them and talk about nutrition and smart
food decisions. We believe that will have a huge impact on students'
The MealpayPlus program fee is 4.75 percent of each transaction
total. This fee is only charged when parents make a deposit to their
student's MealpayPlus account. Liberty County Schools will accept
debit cards, credit cards and checks. Families can create an account,
check account balances, view purchase history, or sign up for low-
balance e-mail notifications at no cost.
For additional information, please visit www.mealpayplus.com.
For additional information on Horizon Software, please visit www.
Steve Hofheinz, Jason Singletary, and Eddie Joe White took this 10 foot,
420 lb. alligator on Sept. 19. They located the gator around 10:30 p.m. on
the Ochlocknee River at Richard Brown's Fish Camp. After over an hour's
tug of war, they finally got the large gator to surrender.
Karen &. Charles
S, their son Joey of
Tampa on a recent
. gator hunting trip
in Polk County. The
gators ranged in
.:.. .size from 11 feet, 4
inches to 8 feet and
n, inches. The were
caught with a rod
and reel at Lake
Hancock in Central
Big Red Worms
>> Supplied by Matthews
- Max Woodcrafts Phone #850-447-1290
>, 10891 Clay St and Rock Bluff Road
Tally Hy 20
Four new counties
eligible for FEMA
ORLANDO -The Federal
Emergency Management Agency
and the state of Florida announced
he expansion of federal aid to
more Floridians as a result of
Tropical Storm Fay:
People in Alachua, Gadsden,
Liberty and Martin counties
are now eligible for Individual
Assistance, which makes
available federal programs to
help individuals and households
recover from a disaster.
A total of 23 Florida counties
are now eligible for Individual
Assistance and 40 counties are
eligible for Public Assistance.
Residents of the counties
eligible for Individual Assistance
who suffered damage or loss as a
result of Fay should register by
calling FEMA toll-free 800-621-
3362 (FEMA). The deaf, hard
of hearing or speech impaired
may call TTY 800-462-7585 and
apply. Multilingual operators are
available. The toll-free telephone
numbers will operate 7 a.m. to
midnight daily until further notice.
Application for disaster assistance
can also be made by registering
online at www.fema.gov.
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GP donates $3,000 to
schools & sr. citizens
The folks at Georgia Pacific contributed $3,000 to worthy areas
of the community last week. A check for $2,000 was presented
to the Calhoun County School system with the only stipulation
being "that it be used to directly impact the students in a
beneficial way." Calhoun County School Superintendent Mary
Sue Neves accepted the check on behalf of the county, and is
pictured above with GP employees Bryan Watson, Mary Sue
Catrina Stewart, and Johnnie Temples. GP also presented a
$1,000 check to the Liberty County Senior Citizens Association
to enhance their programs. GP Superintendent Johnnie Temples
and GP Supervisor Joey Bilbo are shown below with Stormy
Gay, Jeannette Vinson, Leida Shiver and Ann Kincaid of the
Senior Citizens Association. JOHNNY EUBANKS PHOTOS
Dollar General awards $750
to Liberty County High School
D o l a r .
announced that :"
Liberty County .
High School in ,
awarded a $750
Back-to-School grant. Liberty
County High School is one of
125 schools to receive this grant
from Dollar General in 2008.
The Dollar General Back-
to-School grant provides
funding to schools for new
programs, equipment, materials
or software for their library or
"School libraries and literacy
programs are a big part of a
child's education and help foster
a lifelong tie to reading and
learning," said Rick Dreiling,
Dollar General's CEO. "We
are pleased to assist Liberty
County High School with
these programs through the
Dollar General Back-to-School
Since its founding, Dollar
General has been committed
to supporting literacy and
education. To further this-
1993 to improve
literacy of adults and families
by providing grants to non-
profit organizations dedicated
to the advancement of literacy.
To learn more about Dollar
General's literacy initiatives
and available grants, visit www.
You and your family are
cordially invited to the Altha
Public Library Open House on
Oct. 2. Light refreshments will
One Stop Career Center
16908 NE Pear SI. Sulla 2,
BlounLtuown Phone (850) 674-088
The following positions are
available: Construction Trades
Helper, Janitorial, Dietetic
Worker, Office Clerk, Food
Service Worker, Production
Manager, Truck Driver.
Service Chipola Workforce Board UFN
L i Licensed Practical Nurse
QA/QI Review Clinical nurse
Licensure as a Practical Nurse
In accordance with
Florida Statute 464.
This position will requires experience with
Quality Assurance and Improvement reviews.
Medical clinic experience also required.
Leadership skills and abilities.
Knowledge of nursing administration, preventive
health care, nursing principles, practices
To apply please visit https://peoplefirst.myflorida.com/
For questions you may contact:
Tina Tharpe, CPM, AA II
Liberty County Health Department
(850) 643-2415 ext. 240
Closing Date: 10/03/08
9-24 & 10-1
DATE: October 1,2008
The School Board of Liberty County is accepting applications for the following posi-
tion for the 2008-2009 school year. A complete administrative application listing
three (3) professional references and resume is required. It will need to be submit-
ted in the Information and Opportunities section of the online application at the LCSB
website, www.lcsbonline.org. Once in this area, follow the "step by step" directions.
Any computer with internet access may be used, i.e. (Home, Library, One Stop Ca-
reer Center, Adult School, etc.).
Those without computer access may come to the District Administration office and
complete your application. Assistance will be provided, if needed. Reasonable ac-
commodations for completing forms and interviews are available for people with dis-
abilities when requested in advance. For a request for reasonable accommodations,
please contact the Office of the Superintendent.
DIRECTOR OF INSTRUCTION
Master's Degree from an accredited educational institution or currently enrolled in an
educational program leading to a Master's Degree.
Certification in Educational Leadership or Administration and Supervision or cur-
rently working toward certification.
Degree ancfcertification requirements must be met within three (3) years of hiring
Minimum of five (5) years successful experience as a teacher and/or principal or
other school related administrative or supervisory duties.
Must provide written references upon request from the Superintendent.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
Knowledge of national, state and District educational goals and standards.
Knowledge of principles and concepts for continuous quality improvement in educa-
Knowledge of learning theory, program planning, curriculum development and man-
agement of instructional programs.
Ability to analyze statistical data for trends and perforriiance in various programs and
to develop strategies for improvement.
SALARY: $67, 986.00
Applications will be received from:
October 1, 2008 October 14, 2008
EMPLOYMENT WILL BE CONTINGENT UPON CLEARANCE OF FINGERPRINTS
AND DRUG TEST
Employment opportunities are offered without regard to race, religion, sex, national origin, age, handi-
cap or marital status. 10,- o1-8
OCTOBER 1, 2008 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL Page 31
included a service ace. Emily Brooks, Loni Johnson, and Christy
Simmons each recorded 8 points. Brooks tallied 11 assists, and an
ace. Simmons had a season high 8 kills, 7 aces and an assist. Johnson
came away with 5 kills and a block. Both Cessna Folsom and Rebekah
Wiltse chalked up 3 service points.
1 MARIANNA, SEPTEMBER 25-Traveling north last Thursday
Altha took on the 3-A Lady Bulldogs.
SIn the first match the JV Lady Cats (8-2) squad pounced on Marianna
SIwith an 8-1 lead and ended up muzzling the Lady Dogs, 25-8.
Altha's service errors in Game 2 allowed Marianna to stay within
3 points. But Sharlyn Smith's 7 straight service points ave Altha a
commanding24-14 lead. Marianna misfired on the game and match point
serve to give the Lady Cats their eighth win of the season, 25-14.
Sharlyn Smith and Angela Waldron led Altha in scoring with 8
John "HandyMann INDAalroof eck service points each. Smith stroked 2 service aces and Waldron was
Metal roofs, decs, credited with an ace. Nikki Schamens chalked up 6 service points along
Home Improvements siding & room additions with 2 aces. Kimberly Wiltse was good for 4 service points and 2 aces.
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Painting Roofing game (the score was unavailable) but Altha lost the last 2 games, 10-
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all occasions. contributed 2 points.
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STUM P j We specialize in Lady Wildcats (1-9) held their own in the first two games. Two-quick
HEJOURNA weddings at a service errors in Game 1 allowed the Lady Bulldogs to jump out to a
GRINDING I Ha good price! 7-2 lead on their way to a 25-13 win. But Altha settled down in Game
Ra b re J.P. Peacock Road 2 and Rebekah Wiltse gave her Lady Cats a 6-3 lead with 4 straight
Reasonable rates service points. Christy Simmons followed with 3 service points of her
Free estimate own to extend Altha's lead to 10-6. But Marianna made a run and they
took Game 2 by a score of 25-16.
Call Chris Nissley E A-1 TREE SERVICE "OENSED, In Game 3 Altha trailed only 11-7 until Marianna reeled off 11
674-8081 or STUMP GRINDING NSURED straight service points n their way to a25-8 victory.
643-8561 (Cell) Safe Tree Removal STU MP Leading the Wildcats in the scoring column was Rebekah Wiltse with
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W i Residential & Corimnmerc al point. Harris posted 5 digs and a kill. Folsom was credited with 2 digs.
Improvements AFFORDABLE QUALITY SERVICE Loni Johnson had 4 digs on the night and Hannah Waldorffhad a dig.
"N Job To B r Small" Call 674-3434 or 1-800-628-8733 GRACEVILLE, SEPTEMBER 26-Both Lady Wildcats' teams
Licensed & Insured, contractor & roofer VIY ENTERPRISE INC weathered the cold conditions inside the Lady Tigers' gym to pick up
concrete work, wins last Friday.
lancape, renovatssr Aerial Folsom opened Game One with 7 service points which
seamless gutter, M gave Altha an 8-0 lead and the Lady Cats (9-3) went on to hammer
painting, vinyl, Graceville, 25-8.
& screen enclosure JA V E S PE D D IE Graceville, 25-8.-.
FORFREE ESTIMATcES In Game 2 Altha's sights were off as they misfired on their first 5
Call 674-8092 N T consecutive service opportunities to fall behind, 11-5. Although they made
LA N D C LEA R IN G a run and led by a point, 23-22, the Lady Tigers won Game 2, 25-23.
MGRANMTHA JI1N Angela Waldron gave her Lady Cats a 7-3 lead with 4 straight
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of the season, 15-8.
Lawn Service James Peddle, owner/operator The Top Lady Cat in was Aerial Folsom with 13 service points
including a season-high 7 aces. Angela Waldron put up 10 points along
STELEPHONE 643-7910 m with 4 aces. Nikki Schamens came away with 6 points and an ace.
Mowing'- Weed Eatin Kimberly Wiltse was credited with a service point.
The varsity squad kept the icicles knocked off of their arms long*
Edging Clean-Up G reg W illis Q -16 enough to take down Graceville in three straight games.
U__ WCortney Harris's 5 straight service points in Game I gave Altha a
Call (850) 570-9358 T ree Service 13-7 leid and they went on to win easily, 25-11.
Tree R mo l Graceville stayed close in Game 2 until the Lady Wildcats' Christy
ee Remo al Simmons gave them a 10-7 lead with 3 straight service points and the
A C M E * Tree Trimming Lady Tigers wouldn't get close again. Altha went on to win, 25-20.
It was Emily Brooks turn to serve up 6 straight service points in
I Phone: 643-5582 Mobile: 643-7372 z Game 3 to open ub a 9-1 lead for her Lady Wildcats (2-9). Rebekah
Appliance Mobile: 643-7107 Wiltse kept the pressure on with 4 service points of her own to stretch
10376 N. W. Willis Way in Bristol LICENSED &. INSURED Altha's lead to 14-3. The Lady Wildcats cruised to a 25-13 victory.
R E PA IR The leading scorer for Altha was Loni Johnson who had 12 service
points, 2 aces, and a kill. Emily Brooks posted 11 service points, 10
LA Iassists and an ace. Cessna Folsomand Rebekah Wiltse each had 8
Reasonable Rates C LAY 'NEA L service points and both recorded an ace. Wiltse was credited with 2
Sills. Christy Simmons put up 6 service points, hammered 6 kills, and
L.ocly -Owned | she had an ace. Cortney Harris was good for 5 service points, an ace,
La y wned Land Clearing & Fencing and she spanked 3 kills.
and operated .nDzer and cavation work The Lady Wildcats were back in action yesterday. The middle
.. ddschool traveled to Wewa yesterday. The JV and varsity teams hosted
Call oBob ad ld n Den" to take onAltha's middle school at 3:30 p.m. (CT) while Altha's
Rod Building Field Fence "JV and varsity squads are on the road to North Florida Christian for a
SAulltm an r% r Barbed Wire Tractor Work ? 4 p.m. and 5:30 p.m. match, respectively. Then the JV and varsity are
back home for a three-game home stand. Bethlehem comes calling this
) 639-2225 Clay O'Neal Over 75 years experience Friday for a 2 p.m. and 3 p.m. match. On Monday Graceville comes
jN(850) 639-2225 N Wa o u d 27 (850) 762-9402 into "The Den" for a 5 p.m. and 6 p.m. contest. The middle school gets
1N 43433 NW County Road 274 things rolling on Tuesday when they host Wewa at 3:30 p.m., followed
Altha, FI 32421 Cell (850) 832-5055 by the JV taking on county-rival Blountstown at 5 p.m. and the first
serve of the district varsity match is scheduled for 6 p.m.
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In the first half of 2000 the Sheriff, Buddy Smith,
approached the Board of County Commissioners and
began site preparation for construction of a jail addition.
Record in 2000 Later that year during the Sherifs campaign,
1 Vaid f1er David Tatum promised a new jail at NO
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Jail Overcrowding: -We must address a new facility that will
accommodate a population of 100 or more. I
sources and I will join with the sCC imediately to begin the process of
building a new jail without an added burden to local taxpayers,
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pense to the taxpayers. ihae pnorundi
sources and I wijoin with the BCC immediately to begin the process of
Building a new jail without an added burden to local taxpayers., mS^i
Over the nexteight years the current administration
listed over one million of your tax dollars in an
empt to force our BCC to. build a new jail.
Eight years later the BCC is completing the project that Buddy Smith initiated.
Now more than ever we need a Sheriff who is
able to solve problems and implement solutions
in an innovative and fiscally responsible manner.
Our solution is simple....
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