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A suicidal man who
abducted his children
from their Jackson County
home led officers on a three
county chase New Year's
-Day before stopping his
vehicle and running into
the woods, leaving behind
his frightened three-and
I six-year-old sons.
William Clayton Anderson Following his capture,
William Clayton Anderson, 30, of Marianna was
charged with several felonies including aggravated
fleeing and attempting to elude law enforcement
in three counties, interference with child custody,
aggravated assault with a dangerous weapon, violation
of state probation for domestic violence and violation
of probation for violating an injunction for protection
against domestic violence in Jackson County. Calhoun
County authorities are charging him with child abuse
and interference with custody.
Local authorities were contacted by the Jackson
County Sheriff's Office after Anderson left his
See ABDUCTION continued on page 10
killed in crash
A single-vehicle accident in Jackson County
has claimed the life of a 20-year-old man from
Blountstown, according to a report from the
Florida Highway Patrol.
Brandon Dowell was northbound on State Road
69 near Tracy Road, west of Two Egg, when he
lost control of his 1998 Chevy S-10 at 2 a.m.
The vehicle spun onto the east shoulder of the
roadway and struck two large oak trees.
Dowell, who was not wearing a seatbelt, was
He was pronounced dead at the scene by
Jackson County EMS.
- Volume 29, Number 1 Wednesday, Jan. 7, 2009 "
Donnie Conyers sworn in as
Liberty County's new Sheriff
Outgoing sheriff Harrell Wood Revell is shown above as he hands over the keys
to newly-elected Liberty County Sheriff Donnie Conyers while Judge Ken Hosford
looks on Monday morning in Bristol. One other Liberty County official took the
oath of office that day while five people were sworn in Tuesday in Calhoun County.
See more photos on page 11. JOHNNY EUBANKS PHOTO
*Hosford man gets 4th DUI
on his way home from bar
-Bristol man arrested for
forging and cashing checks
*Teens charged after fight
-Man says 'Well, maybe
I'm drunk' after DUI stop
*Sex offender arrested for
molesting 6-year-old girl
*Mom charged with neglect
Area's first baby of 2009 born to Blountstown couple
from Jackson Hospital
Kevin and Carla Barton of Blountstown are the
proud parents of Remington Luke Barton, Jackson
and Calhoun Counties' New Year's 2009 Baby. At 8
lbs. and 3 oz .. 20 inches long, the Barton baby was
born at 4.22 a in on Thursday, Jan. 1, 2009 at Jackson
Hospital in Nlaiianna.
The ne'. born, who will be called by his middle
na:mc Luke, is a 5th generation on the Williams and
Hans fo i d side of the family and 4th generation
on the Barton's.
Paternal grandparents are Mike and Janet
Barton. Maternal grandparents are
Angel Williams and James and Lisa
Luke joins big brother Hunter,
who is 3 years old. The brothers
complete the Barton family for
Kevin Barton works as a
correctional officer for the State
of Florida in Blountstown. Carla
Barton is a licensed cosmetologist
with Bliss Salon in Marianna.
Maternal Care Nurse Manager Christina Conrad,
BSN, RN, on behalf of Maternal Care Co-Manager
Connie Swearingen, BSN, RN, and the entire Maternal
Care Nursing Unit and the Hospital's Board of
Trustees, Administration and Staff of Jackson Hospital,
presented the parents with a New Year's Baby gift
basket containing a case each of diapers, formula and
baby wipes. Also included was a reusable baby bag
containing American Baby magazine, a baby calendar,
and a $50 gift card for baby supplies.
Tanya Tableriou, branch manager of Superior Bank,
and also third cousin to the New Year's baby, presented
the parents with a $50 Savings Bond in Luke's name.
The hospital had several contenders for the New
Year's Baby designation. Throughout each year;
Jackson Hospital delivers about 650 babies.
Jackson Hospital in Marianna is the region's only
community hospital which offers maternal care and
labor and delivery services. The hospital is a two-time,
consecutive year winner of the coveted Thompson Top
100 HealthCare Improvement award. It was the only
rural hospital in Florida to achieve such designation.
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Two teenagers charged following
fights at Bristol Youth Academy
Two teenage boys attending members and cursed as he was
Bristol Youth Academy were Liberty County taken outside to a patrol car for
arrested following a disturbance the ride to the county jail.
at the facility Saturday, according 16l ARREST "We decided to remove them
to a report from the Liberty before it got worse," said Deputy
County Sheriff's Department. REPORTS Brian Bateman to the two boys,
Deputies were called to the compiled by who are believed to be about 15
scene at 6:33 p.m. Jan. 3 where Journal Editor years old.
they found the staff had most The boys were taken to the
of the students under control jail in Bristol, given a medical
although others were still yelling and dorms urging others to come assessment and then taken to
profanities and being disruptive, out and fight after two residents Calhoun-Liberty Hospital by
A juvenile said to have started began brawling. Even after being youth academy staff members
the disturbance was restrained placed in restraints, he continued for medical clearance before
and placed in the control area. As cursing and yelling, being transported to a juvenile
he was taken from the building, A second student who allegedly assessment center.
he continued to be loud and struck a youth care worker in the The academy, located at 12422
disruptive. He was charged with mouth as he was trying to break Reveli Road off State Road 20,
inciting a riot. up a fight was charged with is a moderate risk program for
He was charged with inciting a battery on a detention facility male offenders between the ages
riot for running through the halls staff. The boy threatened staff of 14 and 18.
Bristol man charged with forging
and cashing series of paychecks
A 25-year-old Bristol man
was arrested on felony charges
of forging checks, cashing forged
checks and grand theft after
the amounts of six 'checks were
inflated from two-digit figures
to three. The largest check,
originally issued for $40, was
changed to $840.
Timothy Earl McCormick was
arrested Dec. 31.
McCormick's employer, Shane
Phinney of Hosford told deputies
that the amounts on 29 checks
written to McCormick had been
altered, according to a report
from the Liberty County Sheriff's
Six checks including one
that had the signature of a Walter
"Buck" Douberley who had
cashed a check for McCormick -
were identified as being deposited
at Wakulla Bank in Bristol.
Douberley told a deputy he had
cashed checks for McCormick
over the past three months. The
Dec. 29,2008 check for $840 was
returned to him by the bank. '
Other changes noted on five
checks were as follows:
*A check dated Nov. 23, 2008
was changed from $85 to $785.
*The amount on a Sept 5,2008
check was altered from $156.75
*A Dec. 6, 2008 check amount
was changed from $50 to $650.
*A check written on Dec. 16,
2008 started out at $25 untirlan 8
was added to make it $825.
*The total on another Dec. 19,
2008 check was originally $50
and changed to $850.
Douberly told a. deputy he
believed he had cashed additional
checks for McCormick in the past
McCormick admitted to
deputies he had altered a number
of checks including the six cashed
Hosford man charged with 4th DUI after
traffic stop on
AHosford man who refused to
stop for a deputy until he pulled
into his driveway after returning
home-from a bar was arrested for
driving under the influence this
It was Billy Burl Pullam's
fourth DUI, according to the
Liberty County Deputy Wade
Kelly was on patrol around 2:30
a.m. Saturday when he saw a
vehicle pass a stop sign on Todd
Although the deputy turned on
his siren and emergency lights to
signal the driver to stop, Pullam
sped up and drove away.
his way home from bar
As Kelly followed, he saw the
truck cross the center line twice
and go off the right side of the
road once. After about a quarter
mile of travel, Pullam turned onto
Bud Duncan Road and continued.
to weave recklessly until turning
in to his own driveway.
When the driver stepped out,
he had to hang on to the side of
the truck to maintain his balance,
the deputy noted in his report.
Kelly asked if Pullam had seen
his patrol lights or heard his siren.
Pullam replied that he had, but
said he was trying to get home
and did not want to stop.
When asked if he had been
drinking, Pullam replied he had
two beers at the B&K Bar in
Telogia, which is where he was
Pullam became combative
'after he was unable to perform
roadside sobriety exercises
requested by the deputy.
He stated that he wanted to go
inside, go to bed and "this is all
After other failed attempts
.to hold out his arms, touch his
nose and walk heel-to-toe as
requested by the deputy, Pullam
was arrested for DUI. He was also
charged with refusal to submit to
breath alcohol testing.
*Pattie Holland, DUI, DUI with damages, DUI with
*Bernard Robinson, VOP.
*Thomas William Dailey, lewd and lascivious moles-
tation, sex offender registration violation, CCSO.
*Karlier Robinson, driving while license suspended
or revoked (3rd offense), BPD.
*Andrew Guilford, larceny under $300, burglary of a
structure, dealing in stolen property, CCSO.
-Dannyelle White, VOCP, CCSO.
*William Clayton Anderson, child abuse, interfere
with custody, CCSO.
*Allen Reed, failure to appear, VOP(state), CCSO.
*Diane Lynn Clark, child neglect, BPD.
*James Charles Ballard, refusal to submit, DUI(3rd),
driving while license suspended or revoked(2nd),
*Pattie Holland, holding for CCSO, CCSO.
*Timothy McCormick, uttering forged/altered
checks(felony)(6 counts), forged checks(felony)(6
counts), grand theft(felony)(6 counts), LCSO.
*Christian- Gibson, less than 20 grams marijuana,
*Korian Thomas, holding for LeonCSO, LCSO.
*Diane Clark, holding for CCSO, CCSO.
*Billy Burl Pullam, DUI(felony), refusal to submit to
a breath test, LCSO.
*Linda Lorraine Smith, DUI(felony), driving while
license suspended or revoked, FHP.
Listings include name followedby charge and identificationof arrestingagency. The names above represent
those charged. We remind our readers that all are presumed innocent until proven guilty.
Blountstown Police Dept.
Dec. 29, 2008 through January 4, 2009
Accidents...............00 Traffic Citations..................28
Special details (business escorts, traffic details)......107
Business alarms.....03 Residential alarms..........01
Com plaints................................... ...................... 178
Hosford woman charged with
DUI after running stop sign-
A Hosford woman was arrested
after a deputy watched her run
the stop sign at Shuler Road
and Moore Road early Saturday
morning, according to a report
from the Liberty County Sheriff's
When Deputy Duncan Rudd
pulled over the driver, identified
as Linda Lorraine Smith, 28, at
3:29 a.m., he noticed the strong
odor of an alcoholic beverage
coming from her. He then called
FHP Trooper C. A. Odom for
After performing poorly on
a series of roadside sobriety
exercises, the trooper placed
Smith under arrest.
At the county jail, she gave
samples of her breath to determine
the level of alcohol in her system.
Her readings were. 164 and .156.
Florida's legal limit is .08.
She was charged with felony
DUI and driving while license
suspended or revoked.
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Driver arrested on 3rd DUI tells
officer, 'Well, maybe I'm drunk'
A complaint about a possible
drunk driver at the intersection
rams of 71 South and State Road 20
gram in Blountstown Sunday evening
resulted in the arrest of a Sneads
umN man for felony DUI, driving while
license-suspended or revoked and
failure to submit to a breath test.
When a Blountstown Police
Officer responded to the call,
he drove up to find the vehicle
swerving across the southbound
lane and going off the right side
of the road several times.
After activating his emergency
lights and signaling for the driver
to pull over, the vehicle continued
on for about a half mile before
When the officer walked up
B to the car, the driver sat inside
with his window rolled up. The
officer tapped on the window
several times before the driver,
identified as James C. Ballard, 34,
responded by rolling it down two
or three inches as music blared
After finally getting the window
opened and the music turned
down, Ballard was asked to exit
the car. After the second request
to step out, Ballard asked the
officer to open the door for him.
Ballard had to hold on to the
side of the vehicle to maintain
his balance and had the strong
.odor of an alcoholic beverage, the
officer noted in his report.
Ballard then stated that he was
on his way to Sneads. When the
officer told him .he was traveling
in the opposite direction, Ballard
replied, "Well, maybe I'm
After declining a roadside
sobriety test, Ballard was taken
into custody. He refused to take
a breath alcohol test to determine
his level of intoxication.
The officer found that Ballard's
driver's license was revoked due
to two previous DUIs.
Sex offender charged with molestation
of six-year-old Blountstown neighbor
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A 70-year-old registered sex offender was
charged Jan. 1 with lewd and lascivious molestation
of a six-year-old girl, according to a report from the
Calhoun County Sheriff's Office.
Thomas Daily had lived in Blountstown next
door to the victim. He later moved to Pennsylvania
in 2007 and because he did not notify local
authorities of the move within 48 hours, he was
charged with a violation of the sex offender
During interviews with a child protective
services investigator conducted last spring, the
victim said she stayed at Dailey's home and slept
on a bed in his living room. She said she awoke
to find .Dailey next to her on the bed and said he
touched "her private area." The child said after she
was awake, Dailey stopped touching her-and got
back into another bed in the living room.
Another time, she said she spent the night at
Dailey's home. She said her grandfather then
walked in and grabbed her after seeing Dailey next
.to her in the bed.
The investigator suspected the little girl's family
did not tell all they knew in an effort to minimize
further involvement with the Department of
Children and Families.
'When questioned by a state trooper in
Pennsylvania, Dailey stated that "he could not
remember the exact time or date, but he may have
sexually touched" the victim.
Woman charged with DUI after
leaving .overturned truck in ditch
A Calhoun County woman was
arrested on several DUI-related
charges after she and a passenger
left the scene.of an accident,
according to report from the
Florida Highway Patrol.
Pattie Elizabeth Holland, 40,
was charged with DUI, DUI
with injuries and failure to report
a traffic crash after the 1988
Chevrolet pickup she had been
driving was found overturned
in a ditch along Able Springs
Road, west of State Road 71, on
A volunteer with the Mossy
Pond Fire Department located
Holland and her passenger, Cleon
Walter Watts, at her Rattlesnake
Ridge Road residence in
When FHP Trooper Wes
Harsey spoke with Holland, he
noticed that she had a large bump
with a laceration on the right side
of her forehead and Watts had
several abrasions and said he
had back and arm pain. She said
they refused medical treatment
"because we can't afford a trip to
the hospital in the ambulance."
Holland admitted that she was
behind the wheel of the pickup
when it crashed and said she had
gone off the road while trying to
avoid hitting a deer.
Man charged with theft of chain saw
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A Calhoun County man
accused of stealing a chain saw.
was arrested Sunday for larceny '
under $300, burglary of a structure
and dealing in stolen property.
Andrew Guilford was arrested
after he sold the chain saw to
another man for $60. The buyer
was concerned about the low
price and mentioned the purchase
to a deputy who was investigating
another case at the time. The
deputy photographed the chain
saw in case it was reported
missing in the future.
A short time later, the owner of
the chain saw identified the photo
as his missing property, which
was valued at around $250. The
owner recalled using the chain
saw on Dec. 12 and he went to
use it again on Dec. 26, it was
Guilford's grandmother told
a deputy she had driven him to
a Blountstown residence to sell
the saw. She said she did not
know where he got the saw but
commented that he is known to
buy and sell numerous items.
While talking with Holland,
the trooper noted that she smelled
strongly of burnt marijuana and
an alcoholic beverage. She told
Harsey the open can of beer found
in the wrecked vehicle was hers.
Watts said that before the crash
they had stopped at a store to get
beer. Holland also admitted to
See DUI continued on page 5
for child neglect.
A Blountstown woman was
arrested on a charge of child
neglect after a report that she left
her two young children at home
alone prompted an investigation
by the Department of Children
The woman and her children
share a home with her brother,
who told authorities that he came
home one evening to find only the
children. He said his sister, Diane
Lynn Clark, was intoxicated when
she later returned home.
While Police Department
officers were speaking with
Clark, they learned a warrant had
been issued for her arrest and she
was taken into custody. She was
later charged with child neglect.
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Art classes set
to start Monday
Art classes will begin Monday, Jan. 12
at Veterans Memorial Civic Center from
3-5 p.m. ET. Space is limited so those
interested in participating are urged to
sign up now.
Art instructor Tamaria Joyner, (above)
had an art studio in Blountstown for five
years. She is very knowledgeable with
the arts and believes in being an active
participant with her students.
For more information call Tamaria
Joyner at 647-2633 or 674-5731.
Joan Matey to
speak at Artists
Guild in Marianna
Professional Artist Joan Matey will
be the guest artist/speaker at the Jan. 10
meeting of The Artists Guild of Northwest
Florida beginning at 9 a.m. at the Jackson
County Chamber of Commerce. The
meeting is open to the public and members
are encouraged to invite guests to this
Joan Matey is a freelance artist, actress,
program/event developer, and fabricator
of unusual objects. She received her art
degree from Florida State University
in Tallahassee. Afterwards, she spent a
decade as a nomadic traveller, working
at Renaissance Festivals and new age
vaudeville shows, camping at hot springs,
and maintaining art, theater, music and
adventure as life's main priorities. She later
rejoined conventional society, married the
most wonderful man in the universe and
continued to evolve in her quest to avoid
mediocrity. While art director for the Leon
County library, she created a children's
theater program series using a wide variety
of puppetry techniques. As director of the
1843 Knott House Museum, she created
many interactive educational events, from
historic ghost illusions to "in-character"
tours to swing dancing in the street.
Joan has served as a facilitator for
?People to People International for both
student ambassador and future leader
summits. She serves on several boards for
historic and educational institutions and
has volunteered as an actor for the FSU
film school for many years. Joan currently
lives with her husband on the coast in the
Florida panhandle and is very active in her
community She regularly exhibits her art
assemblages. which depict the absurdities
of human behavior.
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* Rotary Club, noon, Calhoun-Lib.erty 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
* Boy Scouts-Troop 200, 6:30 p.m., Mormon Church, Bristol
* AA, 7 p.m., basement of Calhoun County Courthouse
* Women's Club, 11 a.m., Apalachee Restaurant
* Search & Rescue, 6:30 p.m., Westside Fire Dept.
* Red Oak VFD, 6:30 p.m., Red Oak Fire House
* Altha Area Rec. Committee, 6 p.m., Altha Town Hall
* Nettle Ridge VFD, 7 p.m., Nettle Ridge Fire House
* Mossy Pond VFD, 7 p.m., Mossy Pond Fire House
* Brownie Troop 158, 6:30 p.m., Bristol Elementary School
Altha boys basketball vs. Freeport
Home at 7:30 p.m. (CT)
Liberty boys basketball vs. Bozeman
Home at 6/7:30 p.m. (ET)
Liberty girls basketball vs. Franklin Co.
fe Away at 6 p.m. (ET)
Dance, 6 12 p.m., American Legion Hall in Blountstown
i TODAY'S SPORTS
Altha boys basketball vs. Sneads
Away at 7:30 p.m. (CT)
Liberty boys basketball vs. Blountstown
Home at 6/7:30 p.m. (ET)
Dance, 6 12 p.m., American Legion Hall in Blountstown
Bog-in, Gates open at 2 p.m,-Races start at 4 p.m., Clarksville
* Walk-A-Weigh Program, 9 a.m., Veterans Memorial Park Civic Center
* Altha Boy Scouts, 5:30 p.m., Altha Volunteer Fire Department
* AA, 6:30 p.m., Liberty Co. Courthouse (west side entrance)
* Blountstown Lions Club, 6 p.m., Apalachee Restaurant
* AA, 6:30 p.m., Liberty Co. Courthouse (west side entrance)
* Boy Scout Troop 206, 7 p.m., Veterans Memorial Park Civic Center
* Blountstown Chapter #179 OES, 7 p.m., Dixie Lodge in B-town
- Bristol Lions Club, 7:30 p.m., Apalachee Restaurant
* Calhoun Co. School Board, 5 p.m., Calhoun Co. Courthouse
* Liberty Co. School Board, 7:30 p.m., Admin. Office, Hwy. 12 N.
* Bristol Vol. Fire Dept., 7:30 p.m., Bristol City Hall
* Altha Town Council, 6 p.m., Town Hall
* Blountstown City Council, 6 p.m., Town Hall
Altha boys basketball vs. Cottondale
Home at 7 30 p m. ICT)
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Meetings set for DAR/
C.A.R in Marianna
Sunday, Jan. 11 -- Blue Springs
Society, C.A.R. will meet at 1:30 p.m.
at Melvin Engineering in Marianna.
Mrs. David Melvin, the leader of the Jr.
American Citizens Club that DAR is
organizing, will present information about
JAC. The club is open to all students,
pre-school through 12. There is no
membership fee. For information send
and email to melvinfamily@melvineng.
com or email@example.com or call
Monday, Jan. 12 -- Deadline for
Chipola Chapter, NSDAR dutch treat
luncheon to be held on Jan. 19 price $11
is approaching, reservations needed. For
more information and reservations, please
contact Regent Dorcas Jackson at email,
firstname.lastname@example.org or 850-579-
Monday, Jan. 19 Chipola Chapter,
NSDAR will meet at 11:10 a.m. at the
community room of the Hudnall Building,
4230 Hospital Dr. in Marianna. The price
for the dutch treat luncheon is $11. Please
make your reservations before Jan. 12 with
an email to email@example.com or
league sign up
The Liberty County Recreation
Department is organizing a youth basketball
program for boys and girls ages 6-12 as of
Jan. 1. Leagues will be broken down in age
groups according to the number of youth
that sign up.
The League will start Saturday, Jan. 10
and will run about 6 weeks. There will be
one practice during the week and games
will be played on Saturdays.
Registration is currently being held at
the Veterans Memorial Civic Center in
Bristol. Cost of the program will be $30
dollars per participant.
For additional information call the
Liberty County Recreation Department
Benefit dinner Jan.
17 for Eddie Williams
There will be a benefit dinner Saturday,
Jan. 17 in Altha at the Wildcat Den for
Dinners will be sold starting at 9:30
a.m. (CT. The dinner will consist of grilled
boston butt or chicken, potato salad, baked
beans, roll and cake all for $6.
For more information call Faye at
762-8495 or 557-1023 or contact Jimmy
Baggett at Altha Town Hall.
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Magician Scott Humston set to
perform at First Baptist Church
The First Baptist Church of Bristol will be hosting a Wonder-Full
Weekend event with Scott Humston on Friday night, Jan. 16 at 7 p.m.
ET, Saturday night, Jan. 17 at 7 p.m. ET, and on Sunday, Jan. 8 at 11
a.m. ET and 7 p.m. ET.
Scott Humston has been a professional magician and family
entertainer for more than half of his life. Scott and his family travel
across America presenting programs for schools and churches. His
programs are a combination of music, magic, stories, songs, and
powerful messages that reach people from all walks of life. His
outstanding magical presentations have been highly acclaimed by
families, ministers, business men and women, the media, and by his
Scott's magical presentations are not the type of "magic" that is
condemned by God, in His Word, the Bible, which is what the Saturday
night program will clarify. What Mr. Humston does is sleight-of-hand
and illusion. The way he uses his skills as an entertainer to illustrate
truth is Christ honoring and true to Scriptures. You'll be amazed,
delighted, and so glad you had the opportunity to see a live show
of this high caliber. You will long remember the magic, but also the
Scott will share how his life was transformed when he came to know
Christ as his personal Savior. In each program during this Wonder-Full
Weekend you will be thrilled and inspired to hear the story of this
exciting faith in Christ and how this can become a reality for you!
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Victory Hill Pentecostal Holiness Church in Altha
will host an upcoming revival with evangelist Chad
Revival services will begin on Sunday, Jan. 18, at
5:30 p.m. (CT). Nightly services will continue Monday,
Jan. 19 through Thursday, Jan. 22, beginning at 7:00
p.m. (CT) each night.
Victory Hill is located Highway 71, north of
Blountstown on Ashley Shiver Road. For directions
or information, contact Pastor Dewayne Tolbert at
Please take the opportunity to come and share in
God's word and a revival of the spirit. We look forward
to seeing you there.
Charles and I, along with our family, would like to
one of you that sent flowers, called us, donated to us and
for all the prayers throughout our little angel's life. It's
how wonderful our little community and surrounding co
come together when people are in need. We would also
a special thank you to Mr. Robert Hill, Doobie and Dar
and Rudy Sumner for cooking and the use of the fire sta
with everyone that served and delivered plates for Ava's
Also thanks to Big Bend Hospice for all your help and s
our family we want to thank you for all your love and
the past month. You all are dear to our hearts and we love
Again thank you to everyone for your help and love during
of need. It will always be remembered.
God Bless, Charles, April and Imma Orama
The family of Willie Angus Hall would like to express o
thanks to all of you for all the prayers, food, loving th
any way that you showed us your love and concern during
Bonnie, Tony and all his family
River of Life
Assembly of God
The members of the River of Life Assembly
bf God Church, formerly known as the Bristol
Assembly of God Church, would like to
announce the appointment of Reverend
Aaron Schwendeman as their interim pastor.
Reverend Schwendeman was raised in Liberty
County and graduated from Liberty County
He is currently preparing for ordination
through the West Florida Assemblies of God
School of Ministry.
Reverend Schwendeman and the church
congregation would like to extend to the
community a warm invitation to attend
services, which begin on Sundays at 10 a.m.
for Sunday school, 11 a.m. for Church worship
and 5 p.m. for the evening service. On
Wednesday, prayer meetings start at 4 p.m.
games to begin
thank each The community is invited to
d especially enjoy our Upward Basketball
communities games beginning this Saturday,
like to say Jan. 10 from 9 a.m. to 12 noon
aney Hayes in the BHS Gymnasium.
Ltion, along Cheerleading, concessions,
fundraiser. referees, half-time devotionals
support. To are all part of this wonderful
support for program.that teaches teamwork,
e all of you.
e y. sportsmanship, and character.
Upward would like to remind
a our wonderful parents that
we emphasize a safe, positive
environment in which their
>ur heartfelt children can grow their game
oughts and skills.
ig this very For more information, call
First Baptist Church at 674-5923,
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Calhoun-Liberty Hospital just
hours after the accident.
RuthAttaway said her daughter,
Suzette Attaway Edenfield, was
not seriously injured. "She's
doing really well. I'm amazed.
She's just stiff and sore with
no broken bones," she said.
Emergency workers responding
to the scene along State Road
71 on Dec. 30 were expecting
her to have received serious
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daughter's remarkable outcome
to the fact that she was wearing
Edenfield apparently blacked
out before driving off the road last
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went into a ditch, collided with
the embankment and turned over,
landing on its left side.
smoking marijuana prior to the
The trooper noted in his
report that during the interview,
which was conducted at 10
a.m., Holland "appeared to be
extremely intoxicated and was
swaying back and forth as if she
was off balance."
She refused to take a breath or
urine test to determine her level
of intoxication, stating, "I ain't
taking neither one of them. I
know I'll fail 'em."
In addition to the DUI charges,
Holland was cited for failing to
exhibit her driver's license on
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with no tag displayed, no motor
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So the guy who made $50 billion
disappear is being investigated
by the people who made $750
billion disappear. JAY LENO
Barack Obama's daughters
started at their new school in
Washington, D.C. Their teach-
ers were really impressed and
say that both girls are already
reading well above President
Bush level. CONAN O'BRIEN
President Bush was asked
what his New Year's resolution
was. He said, "Well, we need
work, but there's no reason to
start a resolution." JAY LENO
President Bush's father,
George Bush Sr., recently said
that he'd like his son Jeb to be
president, but that right now is
a bad time for him to run. When
asked what a good time would
be, Bush senior said, "Eight
years ago." CONAN O'BRIEN
In a message that aired Christ-
mas day, Iran's President Mah-
moud I'm-a-Nutjob said that if
Jesus were alive today, he'd be
standing with him. Yeah ... and
'Jesus would be wearing a shirt
that said, "I'm With Stupid."
Obama had his first day in
Washington today President-
elect Barack Obama says that
he got a little choked up as he left
his house in Chicago and head-
ed for Washington D.C. It was
especially painful because as
soon as he left, Gov. Blagojevich
sold Obama's house.
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Expanded bar hours a 'really
bad idea' for Inauguration Day
In his terrific and readable
new biography of President
Andrew Jackson, "Ameri-
can Lion," Jon Meacham
reports on the absence of
President-elect Jackson and
the man whom he defeated,
President John Quincy Ad-
No courtesy calls and
no conversation resulted in no
plans for security or police assignments at Jackson's first
inauguration. The result: thousands of Jackson's follow-
ers celebrating so raucously in and around the White
House after the swearing-in that Supreme Court Justice
Joseph Story, who was there and obviously displeased by
the uninhibited merry-making of Jackson's unpolished
partisans, branded the bash, according to Meacham, "the
reign of King Mob."
Born into poverty and orphaned young, Jackson was
the first common man to win the White House. He and
his election represented as big a break with the past as
Barack Obama and his victory do today. In a bizarre
twist, the City Council of Washington, D.C. (where
Obama won a mere 93 percent of the presidential vote),
by moving to keep the city's bars open and pouring until
4 a.m. -- for three days before the inauguration until the
day after -- invites turning the new president's histori-
cally joyful inauguration week into something out- of a
hung-over Mardi Gras or Super Bowl weekend.
To nobody's surprise, the Restaurant Association
of Greater Washington is a prime mover behind the
expanded hours. The visions of bulging cash registers
overcame the expressed concerns of overstretched po-
lice forces charged with preserving order and security
among a predicted 3 million visiting celebrants, more
than five times the population of the city itself.
There will, of course, be hundreds of thousands of
citizens -- many, if not most of them, African-Americans
-- who will come to Washington to commemorate with
restrained joy and appropriate solemnity these historic
events "repealing" America's "original sin of racism.
There will be proud mothers and grandfathers remind-
ing their younger loved ones (and themselves) that in
America everyone -- with hard work and talent -- actu-
ally does have the chance to go to the very top.
But remember this: Ba-
rack Obama won in and
lives in a YouTube world.
As Garrett M. Graff, the
editor-at-large of Wash-
ingtonian magazine -- who
fully grasps the interaction
of politics and technol-
ogy -- has written, former
Virginia U.S. Senator and
Governor George Allen
was "the first victim" of "the
first presidential campaign of the information age."
In 2006, Allen, a popular social conservative, was
the favorite among Republican insiders for the 2008
GOP presidential nomination. Then two things hap-
pened. Allen, running for re-election to the Senate, ran
into an unorthodox and resourceful Democratic chal-
lenger, Jim Webb. And voters got a clear look at Allen's
own abusive nature.
At a campaign event in rural Virginia in August 2006,
Allen pointed out that S.R. Siddarth, the 20-year-old
Webb campaign aide, was recording Allen's words. Al-
len, as observed by hundreds of thousands on YouTube,
sought to humiliate the dark-skinned Siddarth, an Amer-
ican citizen whose parents were born in India: "This fel-
low over here with the yellow shirt, Macaca, or whatev-
er his name is. ... Let's give a welcome to Macaca, here.
Welcome to America and the real world of Virginia."
Macaca turned out to be a racial slur for which, even-
tually, Allen would futilely apologize. He had confirmed
voters' worst suspicions about him and shown himself
to be a bully by harassing the one young stranger in the
crowd on the basis of his different skin color.
Barack Obama's Inaugural Address will almost surely
be inspiring. The public ceremonies of the day will un-
doubtedly be both commendable and befitting. But what
happens when an undermanned and exhausted police
force, trying to keep traffic moving and the city peaceful,
confronts drunken revelers? And they will. You can be
sure that all such incidents will be caught on cameras.
The tragedy would be that a historic occasion and
the new president's first words could be overwhelmed,
eclipsed by some juvenile version of "Girls Gone Wild"
or "American Pie" -- viewable around the world on You-
Tube. Keeping Washington's bars open until 4 a.m. is
one really bad idea.
by Mark Shields
Pundit Mark Shields has been on.the political playing
field since Robert F Kennedy ran for president in
1968. After years of managing campaigns from the
courthouse to the White House, he is now one of the
most widely recognized commentators in the U.S.
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Thermon and Pam Richter, all
of Hosford. Brayden enjoys
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Calhoun-Liberty Hospital's Top Ten List for 2008
A lot of Top Ten lists appear
this time of year in regards to
2008. I thought I would give
you my top ten for the hospital.
It's strictly my own list and
comes only from my feeble mind
They're in no particular order
but I'm very proud of each of
them as they relate to a pretty
remarkable year in the hospital.
So here goes.
NUMBER 10 -At the first of
the year we were really struggling.
Finances were tight and things
were just not going well. One
of our Department Managers
suggested we have "40 Days
of Prayer" and we did. Several
folks met each morning for 40
straight days and prayed for the
future of the hospital. This was-
every day, including weekends
for that period and it worked!
Things improved significantly
in many areas. (We continue this
every Wednesday at 8 a.m. Come
NUMBER 9 We received
many donations in 2008, totaling
over $72,000! We're putting
these kind donations to good use
in upgrading areas of the hospital
and buying new equipment. Ms.
Ruth Attaway of our Board was
the key leader of this wonderful
"happening."We're most thankful
to all of those that donated and to
her for her efforts.
NUMBER 8 Our "Adopt-
a-Room" Program was also
very successful in 2008. Kind
individuals adopted and decorated
the main lobby, our entrances, the
dining hall, a new chapel and
patient rooms. Beautiful flower
gardens were planted in our front
Again, we can't thank enough
the families, clubs, businesses, etc
that made this a very successful
program and helped upgrade our
hospital in many ways. (A few
rooms remain to be adopted for
this year, hint-hint!)
| by Ron Gilliard,
NUMBER 7 We obtained
a lot of new equipment in 2008
and have more on the way this
year due to actions last year.
We will significantly upgrade
our radiology capabilities as
we did our laboratory last year.
New beds and flat screen TVs
will be installed in most of our
inpatient rooms. Pharmacy and
respiratory services were greatly
improved with new equipment
and again, will continue to be this
year. We have new wheelchairs,
stretchers, and other key patient
care equipment. We're very
pleased with all of this since it
will all help us serve you better.
NUMBER 6 We had an
amazing survey from the state
agency that grants our license to
operate. They come once each
year for an in-depth inspection of
our total operations. As reported
before, we received NO write-
ups in any area. That's the
amazing part! We're very proud
of our staff for those wonderful
NUMBER 5 The support
of our elected officials remained
at a very high level last year.
CongressmanAlan Boyd, Senator
Bill Nelson, Representative Marti
Coley and SenatorAl Lawson and
all of our local elected officials
continued to be very supportive
of our efforts to turn around this
hospital. We offer each of them
our most sincere thanks.
NUMBER 4 Our assuming
control and operation of the local
Emergency Medical Service
(EMS) turned out to be a very
good thing for the citizens of
Calhoun County. I've told many
people, before we ran the EMS,
I received at least a complaint
each week on them, from folks
thinking we did manage it.
After we took it over, I received
no complaints! You can feel
confident and comfortable about
this key health care service.
NUMBER 3 Our medical
staff was great this past year! This
includes not only our active staff
of Dr. Iqbal Faruqui, Dr. Misbah
Farooqi, Dr. Jerry Skipper, Dr.
Cliff Bristol, and our newest
member, Dr. Joti Keshav, but our
exceptional group of Emergency
Room doctors as well. I often say,
I can't order the first test or admit
the first patient. Our doctors must
do this and they've been doing
so in record numbers. We're
very thankful to them. They are
some of the best physicians you
will find anywhere and a small
community such as ours is very
fortunate to have them.
NUMBER 2 Our staff has
to be near the top of any list I
compile. They've been vital to
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our remarkable year. I received
lots of compliments on the
courteous, compassionate and
high quality care they provided.
They are dedicated, hard working
and totally professional. They're
to be commended and I thank
them most sincerely.
NUMBER 2 (a) (OK, so I
fudged a little on the numbers)
- I would be remiss if I left out
the tremendous contributions of
our Board. Their hard work and
dedication to this hospital can't
be measured in words. Without
their efforts, there would be no
"Top Ten List" since there would
be no hospital today.
NUMBER 1 And with a
"star" by it, is, of course, YOU,
our patients! We also could not
have a hospital without you
and your willingness to use our
services. And more and more
of you are doing so. That's the
main reason we turned around
the fortunes and the future of
Calhoun-Liberty Hospital in
2008. We increased our total
workload significantly as a result.
So you are Number One on my
Top Ten List!
So there it is, a 2008 Top
Ten List for Calhoun-Liberty
Hospital. We look forward to
an even better list for 2009 and
will work very hard toward just
Give me a.call on any of the
above or on anything about the
hospital at 674-5411, ext. 206.
And again, Happy New Year!
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Honoring our deceased veterans
Members of VFW Post 12010, American
Legion Post 272, American Legion Post
172, and Sons of the American Legion
Post 272 provided military funeral honors
to one of our local deceased veterans
Friday. Honors included firing a 21
gun salute, folding of the American flag
and presenting it to the next of kin and
the playing of TAPS. Seven spent shell
casings were presented to the next of
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TONY PATTERSON PHOTOS
estranged wife's Kynesville home at a high rate of speed, driving
toward Calhoun County.
A news release from the Jackson County Sheriff's Office stated
that when Anderson went to the residence, he grabbed his two boys
and forced them into his car. When a male witness approached to stop
him, Anderson came out of the car wielding a bat and threatening to
hit the man.
After driving away with the boys, Anderson called the children's
maternal grandmother and made threatening statements which
included a comment about "getting their caskets ready," according
to a report from the Calhoun County Sheriff's Office.
Deputies gathered to set up a perimeter after getting information on -
his location based on coordinates from his cell phone, which indicated
he was in the area ofNW Camphead Road.
Anderson's wife told deputies they had been separated for 18
months and during that time he had violated injunctions, made suicide
threats, been arrested and battered her. She said it was possible he
may be using methamphetamine and described him as"very suicidal."
She warned deputies that she believed his threats to kill the boys
She reported that he called her sometime after driving off to tell
her he had dropped the boys off with a friend and had left instructions
to kill them if anything happened to him. She said he then told her
he wanted to meet with her along and that she could offer her life in
exchange for the boys'.
Authorities discovered that Anderson had dropped off the car at a
Camphead Road residence and left in a 1989 Toyota.
Anderson realized deputies were nearing his location and he began
to travel east on County Road 274, south on Whitewater Grade and
continuing along several other roads.until he sped into Bay County
on County Road 274 where he went down Sweetwater Branch Road,
stopped at the treeline and fled on foot, leaving the children.
Calhoun County Deputy John Scheetz dropped out of the pursuit
and remained with the children after their father ran away.
At one point during the pursuit, Anderson was unable to make a
turn due to his high rate of spee4 and went off the road and into a
ditch. As he tried to gain control and return to the road, a deputy saw
a chance to block him and pulled out. The vehicles collided, leaving
minor damage to the patrol car, but Anderson drove off, traveling
west on County Road 274.
During the 30 minute high-speed chase, several patrol vehicles
had to run off the road to avoid being hit by Anderson as he headed
into Bay County.
Throughout the chase, which reached speeds of 90 mph or more,
Anderson's two young boys were riding in the front with him.
The children were returned to their mother.
Anderson was taken to the Bay County Jail and later turned over to
the custody of the Calhoun County Sheriff's Office. Due to a shortage
of beds at the Calhoun County Jail, Anderson is currently being held
in Washington County and he will later be released to Jackson County
Late registration continues
through Jan. 14 at Chipola
College Registration for new
and returning students was Jan.
6. Classes begin Jan. 7. Late
registration continues on Jan. 7
and runs through noon on Jan.
Chipola's open-door policy
guarantees acceptance to any
student with a standard high
school diploma. Prospective
students should complete a college
application which is available in
the Office of Admissions and
Records, or online at www.
chipola.edu. Students also must
provide an official high school or
Chipola offers day and evening
courses, as well as independent
study and online courses in more
than 40 individual programs,
including BS, AA, AS, AAS,
Workforce Certificates and
The college is offering a
compressed schedule this Spring
with most classes scheduled
Monday through Thursday. The
four-day schedule is designed to
help students save on fuel costs
and allow students to work on
Friday. Several Friday-only
courses are also offered. These
courses meet only once per week
for one to four hours depending
the on the course.
The majority of Chipola
students are enrolled in the
Associate in Arts (AA) degree
program. AA students complete
the first two years of college at
Chipola and transfer to a four year
program at Chipola or another
college or university. Curriculum
guides outlining- requirements
for specific majors are available
from Student Services and on the
college website at www.chipola.
JANUARY 7, 2009 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL Page 11
Three first-time office holders were
sworn in this week, along with four
others who were returned to their
jobs by the voters. ABOVE LEFT:
New Liberty County Sheriff
Donnie Conyers takes the oath
of office from Judge Ken
Hosford as his wife, Ann,
looks on. ABOVE RIGHT:
Husband Chris looks on asa
Marie Goodman is sworn
in as Liberty County's new
tax collector. RIGHT:
Judge Kevin Grover
swears in new Calhoun County
Tax Collector Becky Trickey Smith.
Attorney General calls on local governments, law enforcement and
school districts to make enhanced sunshine a New Year's resolution
TALLAHASSEE, FL-Attorney General Bill McCollum has called on local
governments, sheriffs and school districts to make government transparency
their New Year's Resolution and to commit to providing enhanced access to
information before Sunshine Sunday in March. In a letter sent to Florida's
sheriffs, county commissions and school boards, the Attorney General reminded
local leaders that with advances in technology, government in the sunshine can
be as easy as uploading information to public websites.
"As Florida is a national leader in providing public access to government
records, merely responding to requests is no longer sufficient in light of the
technological advances which make it infinitely easier, cheaper and more
efficient to do so," wrote Attorney General McCollum. "Open government is
not only good government; it is the right of the tax-paying public."
The Attorney General encouraged government and school officials to
immediately place on their Web sites the email address and phone number for
their public records points of contact. Additionally, the Attorney General asked
the government leaders to have their contracts and current budgets posted online
in time for Sunshine Week, which starts on March 15.
To ensure that open government remains a top priority in the state, the
Attorney General also asked the sheriffs, county commissions and school boards
to ensure their staff members receive proper training on Florida's Sunshine Law,
'and he announced that the Attorney General's Office is currently working on an
enhanced Web site and online training resources easily accessible and free of
charge to assist local governments. The training materials should be available
over the next feiv months.
More information about the Attorney General's open government initiatives
is available online at: http://myfloridalegal.com/sunshine.
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County Schools [
Altha Junior Varsity survives Gator rally on Friday, Jan. 2
by Jim McIntosh
Wewahitchka, Jan. 2 -- Even
though they scored the most
points of the season, the Altha
Junior Varsity basketball team
withstood a fourth quarter rally
by the Wewa Gators to secure
their first win of 2009, 42-39.
Behind the 14 point effort
of point guard Will Rogers
the Wildcats (4-2) had built a
comfortable 30-19 lead at the
end of the third quarter. But the
Gators put together a 20-12 fourth
quarter run to pull to within 3
points. They put up a 3 point
shot that bounced off the rim as
the final buzzer sounded.
Wewa edged Altha in the field
goal department, 70% (14 of 20)
to 67% (8 of 12), and from the
The SGAhad a super successful
toy drive this holiday. Mrs. Taylor,
the sponsor, was very pleased and
satisfied with the result of over
320 toys collected from the BHS
This drive was united with the
Calhoun County Sheriff's Toys
for Tots and SGA was thrilled
to be apart of such a fun, and
The. FCCLA is now selling
red stadium seats for $10. These
good-looking seats can make a
bleacher a tad more relaxing for
all your BHS games! You can
purchase these seats from Mrs.
Nancy Mears or any FCCLA
Our Yankee Candle fundraiser
was a great success this year.
Thanks to all the people who
purchased candles. We sold over
free throw line, 44% (12 of 27)
to 42% (5 of 11). However, the
Wildcats blistered the nets with
67% (7 of 11) of their 3-point
shots. The Gators misfired on
their 2 attempts.
Will Rogers led the Wildcats
with 14 points (including a
season-high 4 of 5 from beyond
the arc) along with a team-high 5
steals. Tyler Hamilton sank 11
points (including a 3-pointer) and
he had a team-leading 8 rebounds
along with 3 assists, a blocked a
shot attempt, and a steal.
Both Carl Mantecon and
Anthony Young posted 6 points
each (including a 3-pointer by
Young). Mantecon also had 5
rebounds and a steal. Young
pulled down 4 rebounds and he
had 2 steals. Tyler McCoy added
5 points (including a 3-pointer)
along with 4 rebounds and a
Varsity Wildcats fall
to the Gators, 75-34.
Wewa jumped out to a 18-7
first quarter lead and they were
up 40-17 at halftime. At the end
of the third period the Gators had
increased their lead to 58-30.
Jake Edenfield led the Wildcats
(0-6; 0-2, 2-2A) with 18 points
and 6 rebounds. Steven Vassallo
chalked up 6 points (including a
3-pointer) along with 3 rebounds
and an assist. Ethan Byler and
Caleb Willis each posted 4 points.
Byler recorded 5 rebounds and he
blocked a shot attempt. Willis
$2,000 worth of candles. Orlando.
The profits are used to help Our District Two FBLA
defray the cost of travel to the competition will begin on Jan. 28
State Leadership Conference with online testing at Blountstown
that will be held in April 2009 in High School. The performance
pulled down 3 rebounds, he
had an assist and a steal. Ethan
"Ellis and Chris Henderson both
chipped in a field goal. Ellis
was credited with 3 steals and
an assist. Henderson blocked a
The Wildcats hosted Bozeman,
Tuesday, Jan. 6. (Check out next
week's issue for game details.)
Thursday, Jan. 8 the Freeport
Bulldogs come calling on the
Wildcats and Friday, Jan. 9,
Altha travels to Sneads for a
district matchup. Tuesday, Jan.
6 the Wildcats were back on the
road as they squared off against
All games begin at 6 p.m.
for the JV squad and the varsity
games are slated for a 7:30 p.m.
events competition will be Feb. 3
at Ponce de Leon and the Awards
Ceremony will be at Holmes
County High School on Feb. 12.
Blountstown High :
Calendar of Events
Thursday, Jan. 8 --
. Boys basketball home vs.
: Sneads at 6/7:30 p.m. Girls :
basketball home vs. Sneads
at 4:30 p.m.
Friday, Jan. 9 -- Boys
:basketball away at Liberty :
at 5/6:30 p.m.
Monday, Jan. 12 --
Tuesday, Jan. 13 -- Boys
basketball home vs. Wewa at
6/7:30 p.m. Girls basketball
away at Wewa at 4:30 p.m.
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January 6 is the Feast of the
Epiphany, or Twelfth Day, the
end ofYule festivities. It translates as
"manifest one," from the Greek
epiphaneia, meaning "manifesta-
tion" or "appearance." More recently,
Epiphany became associated with
the coming of the magi as the first
manifestation of Christ's divinity to
the gentiles or, in the Eastem Church,
1/4 cup butter
1 cup heavy cream
i clove garlic, crushed
1-1/2 cups freshly-
grated Parmesan or
1/4 teaspoon nutmeg
1/4 cup chopped fresh
the baptism of Christ. Tradition
advises the removal of
Christmas greens by the
end of Twelfth.h
Night (the .
night before .
lest bad luck
come in where the dr) ing
evergreen needles fall.
elt the butter In a saucepan over medium-low
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election, 1789. Baseball player Jon Lester born,
JAN. 8, THURSDAY -- New York City stayed
below zero degrees Fahrenheit all day, 1859.
Singer Elvis Presley born, 1935. Honor is the
throne of integrity.
JAN. 9, FRIDAY -- Moon rides high. First
successful U.S. balloon flight completed in
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, by Jean Pierre
JAN. 10, SATURDAY-- Full Wolf Moon. Moon
at perigee. The temperature dropped 47 degrees
in 15 minutes at Rapid City, South Dakota,
JAN. 11, SUNDAY -- Composer Francis Scott
Key died, 1843. The Whiskey A-Go-Go opened
on Sunset Strip in Los Angeles, California,
JAN. 12, MONDAY -- Plough Monday. Fifty-
seven degrees below zero Fahrenheit in Helena,
Montana, 1959. Author Agatha Christie died,
JAN. 13, TUESDAY -- St. Hilary. The U.S.
Supreme Court ruled that public school officials
can censor student newspapers, 1988. Words
often do worse than blows. ,
herbs give hints about their usage
in their Latin names. Damiana,
for instance, sometimes includes
"aphrodisiaca" following its Latin
name, indicating its stimulating
action on the reproductive
You will also see the name of
the Greek Moon goddess, Artemis
(twin sister to Apollo, the Sun
god), in several herbal remedies,
most notably mugwort (Artemisia
vulgaris), but also southernwood
(A, abrotanum) and wormwood
(A. absinthium), all of which
have links to childbirth' and
other women's gynecological
conditions. Since many early
herbalists were women, often
working as midwives, there's
no scarcity of remedies for
Have you heard of the
superstitions that talk about
the significance of sneezing on
various days 'of the week? -G.
M., Church Hill, Md.
ANSWER: Of course,
superstitions are nothing to
sneeze at. Whether you believe in
them or not, the rhymes are fun.
"Sneeze on Monday, sneeze for
danger. Sneeze on Tuesday, kiss
a stranger. Sneeze on Wednesday,
receive a letter. Sneeze on
Thursday, receive something
better. Sneeze on Friday, sneeze
for sorrow. Sneeze on Saturday,
see your lover tomorrow. Sneeze
on Sunday, your safety seek, or
the Devil will have you the rest.
of the week."
There are also many sneeze
sayings that don't apply to the days
WIT AND WISDOM FROM THE OLD FARMER'S ALMANAC
_. inT No toothpick to test whether the cake is
II done? Use an uncooked strand of spaghetti.
1 Always expect a thaw in January.
0 .I On January 7, 1992, Tom Seaver won
1 election into the Baseball Hall of Fame.
FOR RECIPES, GARDENING TIPS, AND WEATHER FORECASTS, VISIT:
of the week. Sneeze
at bedtime and you'll
have- good luck.
Sneezing to your
right is considered
more fortunate than
sneezing toward the
left. Bless yourself or
others after a sneeze
so that demons won't
rush in or so that
your soul won't leak
is just another
version of "Good
Health." For those.
who still use these
clear just how strong
a grip superstitions
Can you list
that won't harm pets
or young children
if they nibbled a
leaf or two? -T C.,
Usually at about
this time of year we
get questions about
the poinsettia, which
has had a bad rap as a poisonous
plant for years. Although not
highly poisonous, the milky sap
in the stems can cause minor
gastrointestinal problems in pets
or humans if it is ingested. That
same sap can be irritating to some
people with sensitive skin. Holly
berries and mistletoe are another
matter, however. Keep them away
from children and pets!
For nonpoisonous plants
(although we certainly would
not recommend eating them),
consider African violets, Boston
ferns, Christmas cacti, coleuses,
fuchsias, gloxinias, and jade
plants (they're said to bring good
fortune, especially if you can get
them to bloom). Spider plants
are easy to grow and harmless,
in spite of their name.
If you have children or pets,
avoid common houseplants such
al philodendrons, ivy, daisies,
amaryllis, and dieffenbachias.
Bulbs such as daffodils, jonquils,
hyacinths, and tulips are all
poisonous, as well.
Keep in mind that some plants
are toxic to pets, but they are not
toxic to humans. Some sections
of a plant might be safe, while
other parts of the same plant can
be toxic. Also, a plant might be
relatively safe in small doses, but
could produce a severe reaction
in larger amounts. If your child
or pet has eaten part of a plant
that you are not sure is safe, call
the nearest poison control center
Send your questions to: Ask
The Old Farmer 's Almanac, P 0.
Box 520, Dublin, NH 03444.
Which of the
common herbs were
to midwives? -K. B.,
frequently called upon
to treat illnesses not
related to "women's
pregnancy at all, so
their range of useful
herbs extended to
the full repertoire of
what was available
in their region.
however, many of
the remedies for
include herbs that
name women, in some
form. For example,
see references to
lady's mantle, lady's
hearts, squaw root,
and the like. There
are various worts,
such as motherwort
and birthwort. Other
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JOHN THOMAS TERRY, SR
BLOUNTSTOWN John Thomas Terry, Sr.
75, of Blountstown died Monday, Dec. 29, 2008.
He was born in Compass Lake and had lived most
of his life in Calhoun County. He was a mechanic
and was retired from the U. S. Army where he
served during the Korean Conflict. He was of the
He is preceded in death by his parents, Otto and
Vinnie Terry; his son, John Terry, Jr.; a brother,
Ellis Junior Terry, and a daughter, Johnnie Belinda
Survivors include his wife Doris ofBlountstown;
four sons, Lloyd E. Terry of Jackson, MS, Kenneth
Wayne Terry and his wife, Karen of Tallahassee,
Wayne Lee Davis of Blountstown and William
Aubrey Davis of Blountstown; five daughters, Jean
Ann Nixon and her husband, John of Jackson, MS,
Kathy R. Terry of Tuscaloosa, AL, Tanya Michelle
McKenzie and her husband, Robert ofTallahassee,
Teresa Ann Terry of Ft. Pierce and Tessa Kelly and
her husband, John, Sr. of Blountstown;' a daughter-
in-law, Heather Terry of Blountstown; many
grandchildren and many great-grandchildren.
Services were held Jan. 2, 2009 at fhe Adams
Funeral Home Chapel in Blountstown. Interment
followed at the Pine Memorial Cemetery .near
Adams Funeral Home in Blountstown was in
charge of the arrangements.
WILLIAM HAMPTON MORRIS
GRAND RIDGE William Hampton Morris,
95, of Grand Ridge, died at home Monday, Dec. 29,
2008. He was born in Liberty County but lived in
Jackson County since 1980. He was a retired fence
post logger and was of the Freewill Baptist faith.
He enjoyed visiting waterfalls and the Smokey
He was preceded in death by his father, Jacob
Edward Morris; his mother, Minnie Ann Morris; a
sister, Lillie Mae Crumpton; a brother, Ozzie Jacob
Morris; and a niece, Earlene Parrish.
Survivors include three nieces, Bonnie Baggerly
and her husband, Ken of Brinson, GA, Marcie
Jackson and her husband, Johnny of Grand
Ridge, Gladys Jackson and her husband, Coy of
Chattahoochee; many great nieces, great nephews,
Services were held Saturday, Jan. 3, 2009 at the
Polar Branch Cemetery in Gadsden County.
Adams Funeral Home in Blountstown was in
charge of the arrangements.
MACY L. SHULER
TALLAHASSEE Macy L. Shuler, 92, of
Tallahassee, died Friday, Jan. 2, 2009. She was of
the Baptist faith and a seamstress.
She was preceded in death by her husband,
Chester Shuler; her parents, James and Dorah
Horton; a sister, Maybell Horton; two brothers,
Herschiel and Eddie Horton, a stepdaughter,
Catherine Black, and a stepson, Charles Shuler.
Survivors include three 9sns, Fred Brown
and his wife, Ann of Robertsdale, AL, Joudie
Brown and his wife, Barbara, of Tallahassee, and
Tom Shuler of Ocean Springs, MS; one brother,
James Horton and his wife, Dene of White City;
a step-daughter, Clara Love of Panacea; eleven
-grandchildren, eleven great-grandchildren, four
great-great-grandchildren, nine step grandchildren,
and numerous step great-grandchildren.
Services were held Saturday, Jan. 3, 2009 at
the Lake Talquin Baptist Church with Reverend
Charles Johnson and Reverend Melton Herrington
officiating. Interment followed at the Hosford
-Cemetery in Hosford.
Adams Funeral Home in Blountstown was in
charge of the arrangements.
LEE THOMAS SWAIN
CRAWFORDVILLE Lee Thomas Swain,
27, of Crawfordville, died Wednesday, Dec. 31,
2008 in Tallahassee. He was born on Feb. 5, 1981
in Tallahassee and had lived in Crawfordville for
most of his life. He was a painter and was of the
Survivors include his mother and father, Ava
and Terry Swain of Crawfordville; three daughters,
Amanda Carnavale, Sheyenne Swain and Sage
Swain, all of Crawfordville; one brother, Dustin
Swain of Crawfordville; two sisters, Jennifer and
Amber Swain, both of Crawfordville; a Fiance,
Sherrill Blankenship of Crawfordville; paternal
grandmother, Norma Swain of Tallahassee; maternal
grandmother, Vivian Hutto of Tallahassee; maternal
grandfather, Thomas Kelly of Bristol, GA; several
aunts, uncles and nephews.
No services are planned at this time.
Memorialization will be by cremation.
Peavy Funeral Home in Blountstown was in
charge of the arrangements.
TAMMY SUE MCDOWELL
TALLAHASSEE Tammy Sue McDowell, 47,
died Wednesday, Dec. 31, 2008 in Tallahassee. She
was a native of Florala, AL, and had moved from the
Sarasota area to Tallahassee in 2004. She worked for
the Florida Department of Business and Professional
Regulation, with the Office of the Inspector General
since 2005 and was of the Baptist faith. She loved
the outdoors, hiking, gardening, photography and
She is preceded in death by her father, Mack
Survivors include her husband of three years, Tony
McDowell of Tallahassee; a son, Nathan Andrews
of Sarasota; two step-daughters, Erica Davis of
Blountstown and Taylor McDowell Shuler of Bristol;
her mother, Lynn McKee of DeFuniak Springs; a
brother, John McKee of DeFuniak Springs; a sister,
Devona-Brim of Panama City; three grandchildren
and other loving family members.
Services were held Sunday, Jan. 4, 2009 at Bevis
Funeral Home Chapel in Tallahassee. In lieu of
flowers, contributions can be made to Big Bend
Hospice, 1723 Mahan Center Blvd., Tallahassee, FL
32308 or The American Cancer Society, 241 John
Knox Road, Suite 100, Tallahassee, FL 32303.
Bevis Funeral Home in Tallahassee was in charge
of the arrangements.
HARMON F. SEWELL
GREENSBORO Harmon F. Sewell, 87, died
Wednesday, Dec. 31, 2008. He was born on Aug.
12, 1921, in Chason. He served in the U.S. Army
in WWII in Okinawa and Alaska. He was a retired
He was preceded in death by his parents, John
Fletcher and Ida Harrell Sewell and his step-mother,
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Sewell; six sisters, Ruby, Jewell, Mizie, Grace, Eunice and Cleavie.
Survivors include his wife, Robbie Martin Sewell of Greensboro; a
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Clark of Quincy and Clayton H. Clark of Tallahassee; three brothers,
William Earl Sewell and his wife Angelina, Lynwood Fate Sewell
and his wife, Alice Ann, all of Altha and Paul Sewell and his wife
Marlene of Port St. Joe; three sisters, Blondell Morgan of Panama
City, Eva Weston and her husband Gundie of White City and Johnny
Maddox of Altha.
Graveside services were held Friday, Jan. 2, 2009 at the Sycamore
Charles McClellan Funeral Home in Quincy was in charge of the
JOHN MORGAN PELT
HAWTHORNE/CHIEFLAND John Morgan Pelt, 73, died on
Dec. 31, 2008 after a long illness. Born in Blountstown on April 25,
1935, he graduated from the University of FL in 1957 with a Bachelor
of Science in Business Administration. He retired after many years
with the Social Security Administration Dept.
He is preceded in death by his loving wife of 50 years, Martha
Survivors include his children, Martin Pelt and his wife Patricia of
Chiefland, and Vicki Holt and her husband Rex, of Lochloosa; four
grandchildren, Ira Arnold and his wife April, of Trenton, Tricia Turner
and her husband Steve, of Old Town, John Pelt Jr., of Hawthorne,
and Lacey Holt of Lochloosa; four great grandchildren, Jacob and
Alex Arnold, of Trenton, Katie Kemp and her husband Thomas, of
Old Town and Steve Turner Jr. of Old Town; and one great-great
granddaughter, Chloe Kemp of Old Town. He will also be greatly
missed by his five siblings, Flora Klepser, Yvonne Fowler, Patricia
Hooks, Betty Morris and Doug Pelt and his wife Janie along with many
nieces and nephews in the Blountstown and surrounding areas.
Services were held on Sunday Jan. 4, 2009 at the Mooring Funeral
Home in Melrose.
In lieu of flowers, please make donations to the American Cancer
Society (Lung Cancer) in loving memory of his wife Martha Pelt.
Mooring Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.
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from. the past decade of
Florida Plants of the Year.
Pineapple guava, Acca
sellowiana, is an evergreen
shrub that can grow about
8 feet tall and 12 feet wide.
It is a very cold hardy, salt-
tolerant and disease resistant
plant. Its spring flowers have
pink and white waxy petals
and dark red showy stamens
and are edible with a slight
The perennial peanut,
Arachis glabrata, is a
native ground cover. It is a
plant that is well suited for
sunny areas and well-drained
soils. It,bears yellow flowers
from late spring through
fall. Since this plant can be
mowed, it may be used as a
replacement for turf.
Autumn fern, Dryopteris
erythrosora, is a clumping
fern with upright foliage
by Theresa Friday,
Horticulture Extension Agent,
.Santa Rosa County 2
reaching 24 inches in height
and spread. It is best grown
in light shade.
The firebush, known
botanically as Hamelia
patens, is a heat and sun
loving plant. It is also known
as the hummingbird bush
and scarlet bush. Firebush is
a densely branched perennial
that will get about three 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 back in the
winter and resprouting each
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
The silver saw palmetto,
Serenoa repens, is a silver
form of our native clumping
palm. It grows to be about
6 feet wide and tall. It is a
cold-hardy, salt-tolerant palm
that forms dense thickets in
sandy coastal lands but is
extremely slow-growing. Its
common name is due to the
leaf stalks bearing fine, sharp
teeth or spines.
The winged elm, Ulmus
alata, is a Florida native,
tree. It has a moderate
growth rate and can reach
45 feet tall. Winged elm,
also called corked elm, can
be distinguished from other
elms by the woody, wing-like
growths along the branchlets.
They are often irregular and
may appear as warty growths
or knots on one or both sides
of the twigs.
This year's houseplant
selection is known as the
ZZ plant. Zamioculcas
zamiifolia is an interesting
succulent that has thick glossy
leaflets on semi-erect fronds.
ZZ's are extremely tough
plants. They handle neglect
extremely well, growing in
low light conditions with
Theresa Friday is the
Extension Agent for Santa Rosa
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ITEMS FOR SALE
Guitars: Robert Lavante acoustic,
w/case $60; Peavy electric w/case
$120; Yakima electric Flying V $60;
Les Paul-style hardshell case,
electric, brand new $50. Call 762-
2960 or 272-2552 1-7, 1-14
Bowflex, 1 year old, with
attachments, $800. Call 674-4500
or 237-2730, leave message.
BMX bicycle. Call 643-2568.
Poland Pro 550 riding lawn
mower, 42" cut, new blades, $700.
Call 688-2906. 1-7,1-14
RCA 50" DLP HD, big screen TV
with remote, $850 OBO. Call 447-
Misc. toys for girls and for boys.
Other odds and ends for kids. Call
674-3264 and make offer. 12-31,1-7
25 Malibu metal landscape lights,
10 watt, black tulip, $200 for all.
Call 545-2300. 12-31,1-7
GE two door commercial drink
cooler, $200. Call 890-6686. UFN
Kenmore washer and Kitchenaid
dryer, works great, $125 OBO for
both. 4-drawer. chest of drawers,
good condition, $50. Air hockey
table, $20. Call 643-5516, leave
52" Samsung TV, estimated 5
years old, $500. Call 574-2480.
Sony 32" Trinitron TV, 1 year old,
$400. TV stand, $75. Call 688-
RCA stereo, with CD. VDR pad
game. Call 643-2568. 1-7, 1-14
Gateway computer, very nice,
used about 3 times, $500 (still
have box). Call 688-2906.
Computer stand with chair,
black and silver, very nice, $75.
Call 688-2906. 1-7, 1-14
2005, Chevrolet, cobalt blue,
2-door, less than 50,000 miles,
manual transmission, great shape.
Call 447-0438. 1-7,1-14
1991 Ford Escort GT, two door,
runs good, $1,200 OBO. Call 674-
1996 Dodge Caravan, over $1,000
worth of work done recently, runs
good, new tires, brakes, rotars,
battery, $2,000. Call 643-1566.
1993 Chevy S-10 ext. cab, 2.8L
engine, runs good, needs fuel
pump, $500. Call 674-4500 or 237-
2730, leave message. 1-7,1-14
AUTO PARTS &
Two 195-65-15 tires, good shape.
Call 643-2568. 1-7, 1-14
TOOLS AND HEAVY
Milwaukee cordless 18 volt, 1/2
inch impact wrench kit, with battery
and charger. New, never used, still
in case, $275. Call 545-2300.
LOST & FOUND
Found: 1933 LCHS class ring,
initials not legible, also a distinctive
man's ring, found on east shore
of Lake Mystic. Must describe to
claim. Call 379-8210. 12-31,1-7
Large male dog, white with brown
spots, in the vicinity of Clarksville
and Four Mile Creek park. Not
aggressive, very sweet. Call 674-
HOMES & LAND
Big lot on Chipola River, located
in Calhoun County. Call 643-1514.
Cat free to good home, black and
white. named Oreo, approximate-
ly one year old, litter box trained,
shots up to date. Call 447-1275.
Female goat, $75. Call 643-5886.
Male Beagle dog, free to good
home, 1 year old. Call 762-3026.
1989 horse trailer, bumper pull,
fits 2 horses, in good shape, new
tires, lights all work, new jack in
front, $650 OBO. Call 674-2422 or
Horse tack, Tucker saddle and
rope 16", $150. Other accessories,
horse blankets, bridles, etc. Call
674-2422 or 272-7392. 12-31,1-7
Siberian Husky/Wolf mix
puppies. Call 762-8690 or 557-
Free female Jack Russell dog,
two years old. Call 272-1982 or
Lever action center fire rifle,
prefer 44 mag. or 30-30. Call 379-
8133, after 6 p.m. 1-7,1-14
Horse trailer with bumper hitch,
needs to hold 3. or more horses,
reasonably priced. Call 379-
Junk cars and trucks, any con-
dition. We pay cash. Call 762-
8459 or 272-1126 cell. UFN
12' fiberglass canoe, $250. Call
674-4500 or 237-2730, leave
12' fiberglass boat, with 20 hp
Johnson, $500 OBO. Call 643-
8263. 1-7, 1-14
15ft. Vision Bass boat, 40 hp.
Mariner motor, with trailer, $1,200
OBO. Call 237-2706. 1-7,1-14
Ambassador reel & rod set, ex-
Free American bulldog puppies. cellent condition, $50 set. Call
Call 762-2162, leave message. 688-2906. 1-7, 1-14
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JANUARY 7, 2009 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL Page 17
Week of Jan. 4 to Jan. 10
ARIES Mar 21/Apr 20
A change of attitude will help you
sail through some choppy waters
ahead. While no one can predict
the outcome, rest assured you'll
make it through.
TAURUS -Apr 21/May 21
Now is the time to take the plunge
and look seriously at that new
career, Taurus. You've been con-
sidering a change for some time
now and the timing is right.
GEMINI May 22/Jun 21
Gemini, it's slow-going early in
the week. However, things turn
around as the week progresses.
Excitement on the weekend almost
takes your breath away. Enjoy.
CANCER Jun 22/Jul 22
Cancer, doling out advice is easy,
but accepting it is another thing.
Listen with open ears to what
others have to say. Then you can
make informed decisions.
LEO Jul 23/Aug 23
There's so much going on in
your life, Leo, that you have to
schedule moments to actually
slow down. Do yourself a favor
and change up the pace.
VIRGO Aug 24/Sept 22
Virgo, you have been making de-
cisions based on emotions rather
than thinking them through with
common sense. This isn't the way
-to go about things. Aquarius offers
LIBRA Sept 23/Oct 23
Your relationship takes on a new
spin, Libra. It's certainly some-
thing to be excited about. Changes
to your home life also occur at
the same time. It's a whirlwind of
SCORPIO Oct 24/Nov 22
You have to make some serious
changes to your life, Scorpio,
otherwise things are going to con-
tinue to turn out the way they have
been. Talk to your partner.
SAGITTARIUS Nov 23/Dec 21
The reality of things is that you
simply need to be more frugal
with your money, Sagittarius.
Take some time to pour over your
financial records and see what you
CAPRICORN Dec 22/Jan 20
Capricorn, your life seems to be
on a nice smooth path as of late.
It's a good feeling having things
now in order and under control.
Others envy your skills.
AQUARIUS Jan 21/Feb 18
Someone close to you is strug-
gling with something he or she
feels is out of control. Continue
to support this person in as many
ways as you can. You are provid-
ing a lot of help.
PISCES Feb 19/Mar 20
Pisces, a bit of luck comes your
way and you need to ride it out for
all it's worth. Financial ups and
downs leave you worried.
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What does the future hold for Florida hunters?
by Tony Young
To start the new year off, I'd like
to tell you about a recent Florida
Fish and Wildlife Conservation
Commission (FWC) report titled
"Wildlife. 2060: What's at stake
for Florida?" The report is based
on a study by 1000 Friends of
Florida a nonprofit organization
that monitors our state's growth,
and it contains some pretty
alarming things we hunters need
to be aware of.
Florida has the fourth-highest
population in the country at 18
million, and this report predicts
that by the year 2060, it will double
to .36 million. Consequently,
estimates are that 7 million of the
state's 34 million total acres will
be converted from natural and
rural lands to urban uses during
the next 50 years. Seven million
acres is equivalent to the entire
state of Vermont.
Black bear and wild turkey
habitats may decrease by 2
million acres by 2060. And for
Florida's more than 200,000 deer
hunters, this estimated loss of 2.7
million acres of native habitat
could result in 62,790 fewer deer
in Florida. On top of that, as much
as 25 percent of the private lands
that provide most of the hunting
leases could disappear by 2060
due to development.
.Leasing private land for
hunting costs a statewide average
of around $15 an acre today. That
figure could soar to about $300 an
acre by 2060!
Florida boasts one of the
largest wildlife management area
systems in the country at almost
6 million acres, but what's going
to happen to it in 50 years? It
will undoubtedly shrink from the
pressures put on it by encroaching
development. Many of Florida's
50,000 public-landhunters already
feel the squeeze and complain of
areas being overcrowded. How
crowded are they going to be
when our population doubles?
So what can we do about it?
This state simply can't afford
to buy all the
land that needs / O'
protecting, but O
it can assist
r w News from Thi
own "key" Florida Fsh
wildlife and WUdHOI
habitats by Conservaon
helping them Coi
financial incentives to help
protect and keep these native'
One thing residents already
are doing is creating new taxes
to preserve important local
ecosystems. Since 1972, 30
Florida counties have voted to
tax themselves in the form of real
estate "doc stamps," and that has
generated more than $2 billion to
purchase nearly 375,000 acres of
And it's important which tracts
of land are priorities to buy and
put into conservation. We need
communities separated by green
spaces in the form of woods,
swamps and farmlands that will
We must minimize the effects of
habitat fragmentation by making
sure large areas of conservation
lands and wetlands stay connected
to other natural landscapes. The
report estimates'that 2 million of
the 7 million acres projected to
be lost to development by 2060
lie within a mile of existing
public conservation lands. If this
happens, it will create "islands"
of natural habitat that will isolate
wildlife populations from each
other. This will really have a
negative impact-on species that
require vast tracts of undisturbed
land to survive.
Fragmentation also will
make prescribed burning, a
management technique essential
for maintaining quality wildlife
habitat, even more difficult.
But by using smart-growth
initiatives and planning, we
New Gulf grouper, amberjack
and triggerfish rules for 2009
The Florida Fish and Wildlife 9 nautical miles offshore in the
Conservation Commission 'Gulf, and federal waters extend
advises anglers that new rules beyond state waters.
to help manage gag and red The Feb. 15-March 14 closure
grouper, greater amberjack and to the recreational harvest of red
gray triggerfish in Gulf of Mexico and black grouper in Gulf federal
waters took effect on Jan. 1. waters is still in effect. This
The recreational daily bag recreational closed season does
limit for gag grouper is now two not apply in Gulf state waters.
fish per person within the five- In addition, the recreational
grouper aggregate limit in all minimum size limit for greater
Gulf waters, and the recreational amberjack is now 30 inches fork
harvest of gag grouper in all Gulf length, and the commercial and
waters is prohibited from Feb. 1 recreational minimum size limit
through March 31. for gray triggerfish is now 14
The recreational daily bag inches fork length in all Gulf
limit for red grouper in Gulf waters.
state waters is now two fish per For.more information on Gulf
person within the five-grouper grouper, amberjack and triggerfish
aggregate limit. However, the management is available online at
recreational red grouper limit in MyFWC.com/marine/grouper/
Gulf federal waters is still one fish index.htm and MyFWC.com/
per person within the aggregate marine/AmberjackTriggerfish.
limit. Florida state waters extend htm.
that i s
sprawl to occur.
best adopted at
the local level
acquiring and protecting large
parcels of conservation lands,
promoting compatible agriculture,
like cattle ranches and timber
farms (because they provide
wildlife habitat), developing
conservation easements, creating
tax incentives and managing
the growing development with
large-scale, land-use planning
You can get involved in
advocating for wise land-use
decisions in-your community to
minimize negative impacts to
wildlife. You can ask whether
your city or county has a local
land-acquisition program. Are
the roads there being designed and
situated to accommodate wildlife?
Does your community view
conserving its green infrastructure
and wetlands with the same
importance as maintaining its
roads, buildings and bridges?
And are you, yourself, conserving
wildlife habitat on your own
To view "Wildlife 2060:
What's at stake for Florida?" go
Another site you can log onto and
get involved with is "Teaming with
Wildlife" at www.teaming.com.
We might not be able to slow
down growth in our state, but I
encourage you to join the FWC
and other organizations working
together to find solutions to make
a brighter future for our wildlife -
and the future of hunting here.
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Morgan Hiers, 12, and her dad were hunting over the Christmas
holidays when she bagged her first buck. After being in the
stand for an hour, a set of twins came in and played. Finally
an hour later a five-point walked in. All it took was one shot
and he hit the ground. Morgan could not wait to call home and
tell her sister, mom and brother the news. Megan, Morgan's
twin sister, shot her first buck
Thanksgiving Day. What are the
odds of twin sisters both bagging
a five-point? Maybe they were
twin bucks. Dad was very happy
that they both bagged a five point,
after all this was their first buck.
Morgan is the daughter of Jed
and Donna Hiers of Bristol.
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m m I r .1 .e
Notice is hereby given:
Ashley R. Raffield
Last known address of 40830
SW Thomas J Hill Rd
Bristol, Fl 32321
You are hereby notified that your
eligibility to vote is in question.
You are required to contact the
Supervisor of Elections, in Bristol,
Florida, no later than thirty (30)
days after the date of this publish-
ing. Failure to respond will result
in a determination of ineligibility by
the Supervisor and your name will
be removed from the statewide
voter registration system.
Marcia A. Wood
Liberty County Supervisor of Elec-
P.O. Box 597
Bristol, Florida 32321
INVITATION FOR BID
Bids for furnishing all labor, ma-
terials, equipment, and services
required for the Work known as
Concrete Parking and Sidewalks,
Wewahitchka, Florida will be re-
ceived until 1:45 PM local time
on 29 January 2009 at the office
of the Housing Authority (PHA)
indicated below. At this time and
place all bids received will be pub-
licly opened and read aloud.
Without force and effect on the
Bidding Documents and the pro-
posed Contract Documents, the
work required is briefly described
as: Partial modernization of Forty
(40) Dwelling Units (Parking &
Sidewalks) located on Two (2) sites
in Wewahitchka, Florida, Remove
existing indicated parking bays,
parking bumpers and existing in-
dicated Sidewalks throughout the
Site and associated work. Provide
new concrete parking bays, new
concrete sidewalks, new parking
bumpers, grading, filling and sod.
The work required is fully de-
scribed in the Bidding Documents
consisting of the Project Manual
and the Drawings.
Proposed Contract forms, Draw-
ings and Project Manual are on
file in the office of the Consul-
tant, Mr. Randall O'Barr, Post Of-
fice Box 357, Baldwin, Georgia
30511, telephone (706) 206-1725
or (678) 231-0675 Fax (706) 754-
4121. Bidding Documents may be
obtained by providing a NONRE-
FUNDABLE payment of $35.00
per set of Documents to the Con-
sultant, 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 pro-
vided upon request.
Each bid shall include Bid Guar-
antee in an amount equal to five
percent of'the Bid. Provide as a
certified check or bank draft pay-
able to the PHA; U.S. Government
Bonds, or as a properly executed
Bid Bond with surety acceptable
to the PHA. A Surety Company
executing 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 execution of the Agree-
Refer to provisions for equal em-
ployment opportunities and pay-
ment of not less than minimum
salaries and wages indicated in
the Project Manual.
One Stop Career Center
16908 NE Pear SI. Sulle 2.
Blounistown Phone (850) 674-5088
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
Each bid shall include THE
SIGNED ORIGINAL AND TWO
CONFORMED COPIES of the fol-
A properly executed Bid Form.
A properly executed Bid Guaran-
A properly executed Non-Collusive
A fully completed Form HUD-
5369-A, "Representations, Certi-
fications and Other Statements of
Small businesses and minority
Earn 50%, Starter Kit
10-8 T 12-31r
Lake Mystic Baptist Church is seeking
a part-time secretary/receptionist for
approximately 25-30 hours per week.
Must be proficient in the use of comput-
ers. Accounting experience preferred.
Resumes can be submitted to the church at 15292
NW CR 12, P.O. Box 486, Bristol, FI 32321.
FOR MORE DETAILS, CALL 643-2351.
This is a Calhoun County employment opportunity as-
sisting two Extension Agents in office management,
and county 4-H, agricultural, environmental, and horti-
cultural programs. Minimum requirements include, but
are not limited to, a working knowledge of Microsoft
Office computer programs, and a high school diploma.
Applications, detailed job description, and other infor-
mation will be available Monday, January 5, 2009 at
the Calhoun County Clerk of Court, 20859 Central Ave
East, Blountstown, FL. 850-674-4545. The closing
date to submit applications is 4:00 pm CST January 19,
2009. The Board of County Commissioners reserves
the right to accept or reject any and all applications.
Calhoun County is an equal opportunity employer/drug
Calhoun County / University of Florida
Cooperative Extension Service
20816 Central Ave East, Blountstown, FL 32424
12-31 & 1-7
firms are urged to submit propos-
als. Certification as a Minority-
business Enterprise (or number of
partners, shareholders, employ-
ees who are members of minor-
ity classification or are women)
should be included in the Bid pro-
posal. Refer to Articles 38, 39 and
40 of The General Conditions.
The PHA reserves the right to re-
ject any and all bids, and to waive
irregularities and formalities in the
bidding. No bids may be with-
drawn for a period of sixty days
subsequent to the opening of bids
without PHA consent.
Northwest Florida Regional
Post Office Box 218
(5302 Brown Street)
Graceville, Florida 32440
Liberty County School
Board is proposing
changes to the following
A public hearing on this
policy will be held on Jan-
uary 13th at the Liberty
County Administrative Of-
fices, Hwy 12 South, Bris-
tol,-FL 32321 at 5:05 pm.
Copies of the policies are
available at the Superin-
tendent's Office. 1 1
Don't drive to Tallahassee,
work where you live and
everybody knows your
name! Big Bend Hos-
pice is hiring in your home
Registered Nurse/RN Case Manager
Full-time positions for Gadsden/Liberty team. Must have cur-
rent Florida RN license. BSN preferred. Minimum of one year
in-patient nursing experience or previous Hospice/House
Assistant Team Manager/RN Case Manager
Full time position will work as part time Assistant Team Man-
ager & part time RN Case Manager for the Gadsden/Liberty
team. Current Florida RN License. Bachelors or Masters
Degree preferred. Minimum of 2 years Hospice experience,
and supervisor experience.
Great benefit package!
Interested candidates can apply in person at 105 N. Jack-
son, Street, Quincy, FL 32351 or by faxing a resume to: 850
325-6290 or mailing resume to: elba@bighbendhospice.
Smoke Free Workplace
.1-7 & 1-14
TALQUIN ELECTRIC COOPERATIVE, INC.
Immediate opening for
Now accepting applications for the position of Groundman/
Journeyman Lineman in the Electric Operations Depart-
ment at our Bradfordville location. Class "A" Florida com-
mercial driver's license required. Responsible for assisting
electric crews with ground work. Must live within 30 min-
utes of job and within our four county service area. Excel-
lent pay & benefits. Applications may be obtained from
& submitted to: Talquin Electric offices in Tallahassee or
Talquin headquarters in Quincy.
Closing date: 01/16/2009
1-7 & 1-14
JANUARY 7,2009 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL Page 19
MARGIE E. FLOYD
ALTHA- Margie E. Floyd, 73, ofAltha, died Sunday,
Jan. 4, 2009 in Panama City. She was born in Altha on
Dec. 1, 1935 and had lived in Calhoun County all of her
life. She was a Judge's Secretary and Judicial Assistant
in Blountstown until her retirement. She was of the
She was preceded in death by her mother and father,
three sisters and eight brothers.
Survivors include two sons, David Roger O'Bryan of
Altha and Ronnie O'Bryan of Blountstown; three sister-
in-laws, Dorothy Whitfield of Blountstown, Martha Ruth
Whitfield of Marianna and Dottie Whitfield of Austin,
TX; one granddaughter, Lynsey Hinson ofAltha; several
nieces and nephews.
Services will be Wednesday, Jan. 7,2009 at 3 p.m. (CT)
at Peavy Funeral Home Chapel with Reverend Marvin
Nichols officiating. Private interment services will follow
at Victory Hill Cemetery near Altha.
Peavy Funeral Home in Blountstown is in charge of
ROBERT DANIEL BROOKS
TALLAHASSEE Robert Daniel Brooks, 53,
of Tallahassee, died Wednesday, Dec. 31, 2008 in
Tallahassee. He was born in Jacksonville and had lived
in Tallahassee all of his life. He was a carpenter and was
a member of the Protestant faith.
Survivors include two sons, Sim and Marshall
Brooks, both of Jacksonville; a fiance, Jill Nobles of
No services were planned. Memorialization will be
Peavy Funeral Home in Blountstown was in charge of
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SNEADS Evelyn McCormick, 86, of Sneads, died
Friday, Jan. 2, 2009 in Panama City. She. was born in
Altha and had lived in Sneads for most of her life. She was
retired from the Florida State Hospital in Chattahoochee
with over 20 years of service.' She was of the Baptist
She is preceded in death by her husband, Neal
McCormick; three brothers, Melvin, Mark and Marlon
Survivors include one daughter, Patricia Adkins and
her husband Pete of Sneads; three brothers, Zane Harrell,
Jerry C. Harrell and his wife Juanita and Peter Harrell and
his wife Joyce, all of Altha; two sisters, Vera Bodiford
and her friend John of Blountstown and Dorothy Davis
of Altha; two grandchildren, Kristy Pumphrey and her
husband Charles of Marianna and Merry Kay Adkins of
Sneads; three great-grandchildren, William Edenfield,
April Cloud and her husband John and Joshua Adkins,
all of Sneads; two great-great-grandchildren, Tristian and
Tara Cloud, both of Sneads; and
numerous nieces and nephews.
Services were held Tuesday,
Jan. 6, 2009 at Peavy Funeral
Home Chapel with Elder Dale
Harris officiating. Interment
followed in the Mt. Olive
Cemetery in Altha.
Peavy Funeral Home in
Blountstown was in charge of
...i. Flake (Joe) Durham, Jr., 89, died
roofs, decks, Sunday, Jan. 4,2009. Hewasbom
room additions on Jan. 1, 1920 in Blountstown,
where he lived most of his life.
I 643-4536 He was a loving husband and
sed & Insured ...- father, an accomplished pianist
-, < --- and entrepreneur and a friend
to many. He retired from the
redwood U.S. Postal Service as a rural
71 mail carrier and was a devoted
$75 member of the First Baptist
'4-4770 Church of Blountstown, where
he served as pianist and organist
for many years. He will be
ieck with us at remembered for the many ways
largief 's he contributed to help make his
Florist native Calhoun County a better
Flowers for place and -)r the beautiful music
9ll occasions, he played and shared.
ive and silk
rangements. He was preceded in death by
e specialize in his parents, J. Flake Durham, Sr.
weddings at a and Eula Chambless Durham
good price! and a daughter, Patty Durham
Altha. Hwy. 71 South on
J.P. Peacock Road Davis.
calB in Survivors include his loving
wife of 54 years, Nancy Durham
N of Blountstown; one son, Joe
TU M P i Ray Durham and his wife Tanya
Mosely Durham of Blountstown;
IINDING one daughter, Lynne Durham
1 Adams and her husband Carl of
enable rates Tallahassee; three grandchildren,
. estimates Joseph and Sianna Davis of
Marianna and Kelby Durham of
)hris Nissley Blountstown.
4-8081 or Services will be Wednesday,
8561 (Cell),,, Jan. 7, 2009 at 11 a.m. (CT)
at the First Baptist Church in
Blountstown with Reverend
him's Home David Throckmorton officiating.
Interment will follow in the Nettle
movements Ridge Cemetery in Blountstown.
Too Big or Small" Flowers will be accepted but
ni.urj.- coniraclor .) rrcI.r anyone wishing may make
ure memorial contributions to the
oaon" ,f Calhoun County Senior Citizens
I IPAssociation, 16859 NE Cayson
.L ,ur.. Street, Blountstown, FL 32424.
STIMATES Peavy Funeral Home in
I 674-8092 Blountstown is in charge of the
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