Group Title: Calhoun-Liberty Journal (Bristol, Fla.).
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Title: The Calhoun-Liberty journal
Alternate Title: Calhoun Liberty journal
Physical Description: Newspaper
Language: English
Creator: Calhoun-Liberty Journal
Publisher: Liberty Journal, Inc.
Liberty Journal
Place of Publication: Bristol, Fla
Publication Date: July 1, 2009
Copyright Date: 2009
Frequency: weekly
Subject: Newspapers -- Bristol (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
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Newspapers -- Calhoun County (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
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Spatial Coverage: United States -- Florida -- Liberty -- Bristol
Coordinates: 30.426944 x -84.979167 ( Place of Publication )
Additional Physical Form: Also available on microfilm from the University of Florida.
Dates or Sequential Designation: Began in Sept. 1991.
General Note: Description based on: Vol. 11, no. 38 (Sept. 18, 1991).
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Volume ID: VID00158
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V--- olume 29, Number 26 Wednesday, July 1, 2009

Calhoun crash leaves one

dead; two others critical

by Teresa Eubanks, Journal Editor
A 19-year-old Blountstown resident
was killed and two others riding with
him remain in critical condition after a
collision on S.R. 71 South of Blountstown
at 5:22 p.m. Saturday.
The fatality was identified as Jose
Cruz-Ramirez of Blountstown. He was
taken from the scene by ambulance to
Calhoun-Liberty Hospital, where he was
pronounced dead.
FHP Trooper Phillip Spaziante said the
vehicle Ramirez was riding in was hit by
a pickup that crossed into the oncoming
lane, driven by James L. White Jr., 28, of
Leesburg, GA.
White's 2002 Ford F-150 was going
south in the southbound lane of S.R. 71,
when he traveled onto the west shoulder
of the roadway. He overcorrected, causing
his truck to spin out of control and travel
into the northbound lane and into the path
of an oncoming vehicle driven by Sergio
Espinoza, 40, of Blountstown.
The front of Espinoza's 1991 Ford
SUV collided with the left side of White's

See FATAL WRECK on page 26

ABOVE: Rescue workers help a critically injured man who was riding with four others in the SUV, shown below right. BELOW LEFT:
Bystanders attend to the driver of the pickup that veered into the oncoming lane. JOHNNY EUBANKS PHOTOS

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Find out who made the
Walk to Liberty ......14


Hosford man returns to jail
for probation violation ...2

13-year-old charged
with battery on a law
enforcement officer.......2

Three DUI arrests .........3

Man caught trying to
swallow several crack
cocaine rocks .-.......... -

Intoxicated man taken into
custody after trying to run
into traffic .................15

Identities verified
of couple found
dead in home
by Teresa Eubanks, Journal Editor
The man and woman whose bodies
were found approximately a'week
after their deaths have been identified,
according to Calhoun County Sheriff
David Tatum.
The two victims, found lying in apool
of blood after each apparently stabbed
the other fatally, were identified as
66-year-old Frederick W. Marshall and
his girlfriend,'Lori Lee Adams, 46..
The pair were found on the kitchen
floor of the home they shared on Lake
Shore Drive in Northwest Calhoun-
County by Adams' son.
"The FDLE Crime Lab in Pensacola,
working in concert with the medicalJ
examiners office, were able to compare
the fingerprints of the two victims to
known inked prints of the persons that
we believed the victims to be. A match
was made," the sheriff said in a news
"Although there were not any new
revelations in the process, it does
bring some closure to that phase of the
investigation," he said.

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ShMeris Log...2 Community Calendar...4 Commentary...6, 7 News from the Pews...8 Farmer's Almanac...9

Hospite cobun...11 BkLddays...13 Outdoors...19 Job Mkt...21 Obituaries...22 Classlfleds...24 A 25

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-- Stoutamire arrested for- probation

violation and held without bond

SA Hosford man who was
sentenced to serve 11 months and
.29 days in jail is back in custody
for failing to comply with terms
of his probation.
Last summer, former Sneads
High School agriculture instructor,
Tommy Stoutamire pleaded guilty
to four count of child abuse, two
counts of false imprisonment,
one count of baftery and three
counts of, lewd and lascivious
molestation in a case involving
four female students.
His case was handled in
Jackson County and a judge
agreed to allow Stoutamire to


arrested for


on deputy
A Bristol 13-year-old was
charged with battery on a law
enforcement officer after he
allegedly jumped a deputy who
responded to a call about a
disturbance at Gobbler Court
Friday night.
Deputy Duncan Rudd was
dispatched to a home in reference
to a complaint about boys
:throwing rocks at younger kids.
He met with the complainant who
pointed out the boy in question.
Rudd walked over to the boy
and was attempting to put him in
his patrol car to drive him to his
-hometo speak with his mother
when sonieone yelled, "What
tle **** are you doing with my
Rudd then felt someone jumnp
on his back and push him. The
deputy turned around and pushed
avay the suspect's brother.
The two were taken to their
mother's home. The first boy was
left in her custody; the second
boy was arrested and taken to the
sheriff's office.

serve out his time closer to home
at the Liberty County Jail: He
received credit for time served

and was released from custody
on March 12 of this year.
Stoutamire was arrested on
a violation of probation charge
after causing "bracelet gone"
alarms when leaving his home.
"He was warned several times not
to do this but he did not comply,"
according to a report from the
Department of Corrections office
in Tallahassee.
He was arrested June 23 and
was taken to the Jackson County
Jail, where he is being held
without bond after making his
first appearance before a judge
June 27.

Liberty County

ARREST Woman with

REPORTS sweet tooth

compiled by


sex offender

is arrested
A convicted sex offender
who failed to register within
the time frame required by:law
was arrested Tuesday morning
in Bristol.
James Earl Houston, 41,
previously lived in Panama City
before moving to Liberty County
.within the past month.
Acting onf a Bay County
warrant, the U.S. Marshals
.Task Force and deputies from
the Liberty County Sheriff's.
Department went to Houston's
residence at Riverview Trailer
Park and took him into custody.
Sex offenders are required
to check in with local law
enforcement agencies soon after
moving to a new community.
They are then required to re-
register every six months.

charged with

retail theft
A woman's sweet tooth got her
in trouble when she was charged
with shoplifting candy from a
Hosford convenience store on
Julie Miranda, 36, of Hosford
was charged with retail theft after
the vehicle she rode away in was
stopped and she was taken to the
Chevron Store in Hosford, where
the clerk identified her as the one
she saw stealing candy.
The items taken included a
candy bar, a Slim Jim, a large
bag of M&M's and a package
of Sugar Babies, worth a total
of $5.46. The theft was captured
on the store's security video
and showed some of the candy
falling from the suspect's shorts,
according to the probable cause.
Miranda told a deputy she paid
for the items but the store clerk
produced a receipt showing she
had purchased three items for a
total of 30 cents.

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June 22
*Quinton Peterson, driving while license suspended or
revoked, BPD.
*Barbara Eaton, VOP, CCSO.
*James Wines, VOCP, CCSO.
June 23
.*Andrew Harrison Guilford, VOP, CCSO.
*Stephanie Mears, battery, tampering with witness,
June 24
*Kimberly Johnson, battery, BPD.
*Thomas Gregory Alday, VOP state, CCSO.
*Maria Valdes, conspiracy to introduce contraband,
Anthony Leal, introduction of contraband, CCSO.
June 25
*Bobby Jo Henley, DUI, CCSO.
*Timothy Taylor, VOCP, CCSO.
June 26
S*Shay Prevost, DUl, possession of drug paraphernalia,
possession of less than 20 grams marijuana, CCSO.
*Eliseo Almeida,- VOCP, CCSO.
*Kajoski Chambers, domestic battery, BPD.
*Timothy Finley, disorderly intoxication, CCSO.
June 27
*Charles L. Hall, resisting arrest without violence, BPD.
*Amesha Broughton, affray, BPD.
*Lorraine Dunklin, affray, resisting arrest without violence,
*Antonio Castillo-Garcia, violation of county ordinance
97-02 possession of alcohol, CCSO.
*Eddie Albert Scharick, DUI, CCSO.
*Robert Jones, tampering with evidence, possession of
crack cocaine, possession of crack cocaine with intent to
distribute, BPD.

June 22
*Santiago Gomez-Ortuno, expired driver's license,
June 23
*Jennifer Jean White, state VOP, LCSO.
June 24
*Stephanie Mears, holding for CCSO, CCSO.
*Kimberly Johnson, holding for CCSO, CCSO.
*Maria Valdes, holding for CCSO, CCSO.
June 25
*Bobbie Jo Henley, holding for CCSO, CCSO.
June 27
*Lorraine Dunklin, holding for CCSO, CCSO.
*Amesha Ann Broughton, holding for CCSO, CCSO.
June 28
*Julie Christine Miranda, petty theft, LCSO.
Listngsincludename followedbychargeandidentifcationofarrestingagency. Thenamesaboverepresent
those charged. We remind our readers that all are presumed innocent until proven guilty

Blountstown Police Dept.
June 22 through June 28, 2009
Citations issued:
Accidents...............01 Traffic Citations..................11
Special details (business escorts, traffic details)......98
Business alarms.....03 Residential alarms..........00
Com plaints............................................. .......... 158

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Man arrested after trying to swallow

several pieces of crack cocaine

A Pine Island man who
tried to hide several pieces of
crack in his mouth after being
stopped by the Blountstown
Police Department was arrested
According to a report
from the Blountstown Police
Department, Robert Jones was
driving to meet a confidential
informant with whom he had
arranged to buy a hundred
dollars worth of crack
Officers were monitoring
his vehicle and stopped him on
Sutton Street, before he could
meet with the buyer.
Jones was noticeably
nervous and his hands were
shaking as he handed over
his drive's license. Officers
had difficulty understanding

Police Dept.
compiled by
Journal Editqr
Teresa Eubanks

him as they spoke because he
He was asked to step out of
his ear and ordered to empty
his pockets on the hood. No
contraband was found but an
officer who took a close look
while trying to understand
his mumbled speech noticed

When he was told to spit
it out, Jones tried to swallow
the crack rocks. Officers then
threw him to the ground,
forcing him to spit out several
pieces of crack cocaine on the
As he was being escorted
to a patrol car, Jones stated,
"O.K. Y'all got me. I ain't got
nothing in my car."
Jones was charged with
tampering with evidence,
possession of crack cocaine
and possession ofcrack cocaine
with intent to distribute.
After being fingerprinted

a bit of crack cocaine in the and photographed at the police
crease of his lip and realized department, Jones was taken to
he had a mouthful of the illegal the Calhoun County Jail.

Two women and a man were
arrested after Blountstown
Police Officers responded to a
disturbance at the area at Ward
Road known as "The Cut" on
Several people gathered at the
area attempted to restrain two
women who were yelling at each
other as officers approached.
While urging the crowd to
disperse, officers then attempted
to take the two women in custody,
but they didn't go willingly.
After seeing that others left the
scene, Officer Patrick Crawford
turned around to find the two
women fighting inside a car,
punching and pulling each other's
Crawford pulled Amesha
Broughton from the car and put
her in his patrol vehicle before

going back for Lorraine Dunklin,
who made repeated attempts to
pull away from the officer.
When other officers arrived
on scene to assist, a handcuff
was put on Dunklin's left wrist
but she continued to try to get
away. Officers described as her
"extremely emotional" and said
she was-flailing 'her arms as
they attempted to take her into
custody. Unable to calm her,
they took her to the ground and
handcuffed both wrists.
Dunklin was screaming and
kicking as she was put in the back
seat of a patrol car. She continued
to be "combative and hysterical"
when she was brought to the
Calhoun County Jail.
While an officer was struggling
with Dupklin, Dunklin's
boyfriend, Charles Hall, became

disruptive and began cursing
officers. When an officer told
Hall he was under arrest, Hall
attempted to flee. Even after two
officers each grabbed one of his
arms, he continued attempts to
pull free. After Officer Timmy
Partridge's commands to quit
resisting were ignored, he
deployed his taser, striking hall
in the back.
Hall fell to the ground and
suffered minor injuries to his
left ankle..After being examined.
at the scene by Calhoun County
'EMS, Hall was taken to the
county jail and charged with
resisting without violence.
Both women were charged
with affray (unlawful violence
toward another). Dunklin was
also charged with resisting arrest
without violence..


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Patrol vehicle almost hit by

intoxicated driver at 4 a.m.
A 32-year-old Bristol woman was
charged with DUI after a Calhoun County ._
Sheriff's Deputy saw her driving erratically '
and had to take evasive action to avoid a
head-on collision.
Deputy Eddie Dalton was northbound
on S.R. 71 at a curve around 4 a.m.
Thursday near Big Bend Bait and
Tackle when he saw an oncoming car
traveling in his lane with its brights on.
After he pulled out of the car's path, BOBBIE JO HENL.EY
the deputy turned around and followed it
and saw it travel over the white line at the
edge of the road. The driver then snatched the wheel in the opposite
direction, nearly causing her to lose control of the vehicle. She then
went over the center line and into the oncoming lane with approaching
traffic, according to the deputy's report.
When the deputy stopped the car and approached the driver, he
smelled the strong odor of an alcoholic beverage emitting from the
vehicle. The driver. identified as Bobbie Joe Henley, stated that she
had not had anything to drink since midnight.
Following a failed roadside sobriety test, Henley was taken to
CaIhopnaO inty JaiL Two samples ofhe blood alcohol levelesulted
eridirig of.162 and 160. Florida's legal li.iti .08. :

illuspect arr eted; i.

refuse$ breqthalze te t

p f ~and ps Asian of
eis than 2j gramsof marijuanariday
in Cahouit County.,
SDeputy Eddie Dalton was 'parked
along State Road 20 when he noticed a
westbound vehicle-that appeared to be
going about 10 miles over the 35 mph
spd limit. He piled out to follow it and
saw the vehicle cross thewhite lineathe SHAY PREVOST
rod's edge tWice and go over the center
lihe once: After stopping the vehicle, the
deputy noted the odor of an alcoholic beverage andburnt marijuana
as he approached.the driver.. Side the vehicle, he saw an open beer
can in the driver's side floorboard.
During of the vehicle, a marijuana.pipe.and a package of
rolling papers were found between the driver's seat and the center
console. Behind the console, a clear plastic bag of approximately two
grams of marijuana was found.The driver, Shay T. Prevost, said the
illegal.items belonged to him.
* Following a roadside sobriety test, the deputy determined Prevost
was impaired and placed him under arrest
After being taken into custody, Prevost refused to give a breath
sample, and was advised that by doing so. he would lose hisdriver's
license for a year. He ws then issued a citation for failure to submit
to a breath test.

Wrong-way driver found

to be under the influence
A 63-year-old Altha man who was
driving the wrong way on C.R. 274 at about
10 miles an hour was charged with DUI
after an early Sunday morning traffic stop.
Calhoun County Sheriffs Deputy Eddie
Dalton spotted the wrong-way driver and
pulled in behindhim, watching as he
traveled from one side of the road to the
other and ran off the road several times.
When he stopped the vehicle and
approachel th~e driver, the deputy noted EDD LB SCH
the strong Smell of an alcoholic beverage I BERTSHRI
coming from inside thd vehlile. In his
report, the deputy stated that the driver's eyes were bloodshot and
his speech'was so slurred "I could barely understand him." The
driver, idetifid as Eddie Albert Scharick, said he had consumed
two beers:.
After performing poorly on roadside sobriety exercl s, Scharick
was arrested anndtnn ta to,thecounty jail. His, brethayzer results
were .183 and .189. Florida s legal limit is '08 .'4

Three arrested following disturbance

at 'The Cut' in Blountstown Saturday

19277 SR 20 West in Blountstown





Farmer's Market

in Blountstown

closed for July 4
The River Valley Marketplace held
Saturday mornings in downtown Blount-
stown will be closed for July 4. The mar-
ket will re-open on Saturday, July 11,
from 8 a.m. to noon, in the green space
next to Wakulla Bank.
Sponsored by Blountstown Main
Street, the market provides an opportu-
nity for local farmers, artists and crafters
to sell their? wares. With so many crops
in season, organizers opted to extend the
traditional first Saturday of the month
opening to EVERY Saturday. However,
participation has .been extremely low
prompting Main Street members to con-
sider reverting, back to the first Saturday
date only.
Last week, some local growers re-
quested Main Street keep the market
open every Saturday as plans are in place
for year round produce by several. To do
that, Main Street needs to know participa-
tion will improve.
Remember, booth spaces are complete-
ly FREE. If you'd like to keep the market-
going every Saturday, please show up and
participate. To reserve a space for July 11,
call Kelli at 899-0500 or 674-1004.

Foster care and

adoption meeting
Life Management Center will be offer-
ing a free informational session to those
individuals and couples who have a de--
sire to learn more about expanding their
current family in a foster care or adoption
capacity. This session will take place on
Tuesday, July 7 at 6 p.m. at the Life Man-
agement Center on 4403 Jackson Street
in Marianna.
A free training course will begin the
following week to prepare :individuals
and couples to care for our communities
most vulnerable children who have a need
for a loving and structured home.
If you have an interest in attending or
just want to learn more about Foster Care
or Adoption, you are encouraged to call
Christie Bascetta toll free at 1-866-769-
9481 anytime. Remember, together we
can make a difference.

Bog-in and fish fry

raises over $4,000

for Jack Pierce
The benefit race at Tri State Off Road
Park in Clarksville raised $3,200 for Jack
Pierce. An additional fish fry added over
S$800 to the pot, making their $4,000 goal,
and actually going over the goal amount to
pay on his insurance deductible and help
with rising expenses due to his illness.
For more information on Jack and on
the Tri State Off Road Park go to www. or call Ray
Goddwin at (850) 447-0356 or (850) 237-




BIRTHDAYS national
T'laikhn. Scrtt We P APIMOMM~n

& Sonia Webb

* Rotary Club, noon, Calhoun-Liberty Hospital
* Weight Loss Support Group, 1:30.p.m., Shelton Park Library
* Boy Scouts Troop 200, 6:30 p.m., Mormon Church in Bristol
* AA, 7 p.m., Calhoun County Old Ag Bldg. east door, in front of jail

E(la vt. Peterson & Barbara Peterson
* Altha Area Rec. Committee, 6 p.m., Altha Town Hall
* Red Oak VFD, 6:30 p.m., Fire House
* Mossy Pond VFD, 7 p.m., Fire House
* Nettle Ridge VFD, 7 p.m., Fire House
* AA, 7 p.m., basement of Calhoun County Courthouse


dependence Day
SSam Atkins Park BTown
Starting at 530 p.m.
\Fireworks 9 p.m. CT

SAutism Support Group,
6 p.m., W.T. Neal
Civic Center, BTown
Dance, 6- 12pm.
American Legion Hall
in Blountstown

Patricia Brake

Dance, 6- 12p.m.,
American Legion Hall
in Blountstown

Attend the
of your
choice this

Sarah Peterson, Sophia
Simmons, Mtyces Brown 111
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F amilton T'homas & Jennifer Barber
* Walk-A-Weigh Program, 9 a.m., Veterans Memorial Park Civic Center
S50+ Club, 12 noon, Apalachee Restaurant
* Altha Boy Scouts, 5:30 p.m., Altha Volunteer Fire department
* AA, 6 p.m., Altha Community Center
* Bristol City-Council, 6:30 p.m., City Hall
SAmerican Legion Post 272, 7 p.m., Legion Hall in Blountstown
. Veterans Memorial Railroad, Inc., 7:30 p.m., Apalachee Rest. Bristol

* Family Affair Committee, 9 a.m., W.T. Neal Civic Center, BTown
* Mossy Pond VFD Auxiliary, 12:30 p.m., Fire House
* Calhoun Co. Commission, 2 p.m., Ag. Bldg., across from Courthouse
* Liberty County Commission, 7 p.m.,
Liberty Co. Courthouse
* Dixie 109 Masonic Lodge,
7 p.m., Masonic
Lodge in

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CalhoWn Sr. Citizens
holiday luncheon date
is changed to July 2

will be sponsoring a 4th of July luncheon

chips, cake, homemade ice cream and
watermelon on Thursday, July 2 begin-
ning af 11 a.m.
Come dressed ini your red, white, and
blue. You must make a reservation. Please
call 674-4163 in advance. We welcome all
"new" seniors to come out and see what
the Senior Center is all about.
We are located at 16859 NE Cayson
Street (behind the old courthouse).

Liberty Co. Senior

Citizens offers hot

weather relief
Due to the hot weather we are expe-
rencig, the Liberty County Senior Citi-
zens Center in Bristol is open Monday
through Friday 8 a.m. until 5 p.m. (ex-
cluding holidays) for seniors/age 60 plus
of Liberty County to come and stay cool.
The Hosford Center is open 8:30 a.m.
until 1 p.m. (excluding holidays). Lunch-
es and some activities will be offered.
Call 643-5690 for more information.
For transportation to the centers call 643-

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President Obama signed a bill that prevents to-
bacco companies from using misleading labels like
'low tar' and 'light.' The tobacco companies said
from now on they'll label their low tar cigarettes as
"less cancerific." CONAN O'BRIEN

Let's run this down, it was last week, Senator En-
sign, Republican, he comes on the television and
admits he has an affair. And this week, Governor
Sanford of South Carolina, Republican, gets on the
television and admits he had an affair. And I was
thinking, why do. the Republicans have this prob-
lem? And it finally came to me. The trouble started
with Bob Dole when he was doing those commer-
cials for Viagra.. DAVID LETTERMAN

Did you hear about Mark Sanford, the governor
of South Carolina? He mysteriously disappeared
and nobody knew where he was. Sanford admitted
to having an affair in Argentina. I'm like, great, now
we're outsourcing mistresses. CRAIG FERGUSON

The supreme-leader said that the Iranian elec-
tions were not rigged. Well, that's good enough for
me. He did say that there was some trouble early.
on and they did make some errors. As a matter of
fact, he's now saying that they forgot to count votes
for Susan Boyle. DAVID LETTERMAN

The past couple of years there have been a whole
bunch of scandals involving governors. You know
things are bad when the most normal governor of
the last decade was Jesse 'The Body' Ventura.

Some experts are saying the Iranian election
was rigged because in some towns, voter turnout
was more than 100%. What's even stranger, all
those extra votes were from elderly Jewish people
in Palm Beach, Florida. CONAN O'BRIEN

The world's oldest man died, he was 113, and a
leading voice of the young Republicans.

The Iranian supreme leader says the election
results are official. He said, "It's over, the election
results are official. And besides that, it costs too
much to rig another election." DAVID LETTERMAN

We are preparing for a big high seas showdown
with North Korea. You heard that? They may be
transporting nukes. We're going to intercept their
ships. It's going to be fun stuff! That's right, we're
going to be intercepting their ships. The winner of
the round meets the Somali pirates. And the loser
has to fight the Carnival cruise line. BILL MAHER

On July 14th, everybody, President Obama will
throw out the first pitch at the All-Star game in St.
Louis. That's pretty cool. Yeah. But Joe Biden will
be on hand to commit the first error. JIMMY FALLON

The governor of South Carolina, Mark Sanford,
who's the head of the Republican Governors As-
sociation, held a press conference to reveal he had
an affair with a woman from Argentina. People were
shocked because Republicans traditionally don't do
well with Hispanic women. CONAN O'BRIEN



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nerve-wracking information overload

America is a nervous, agitated
place. We need to take our meds and C Q0
calm down. However, that isn't likely
to happen. We are on a 24-hour news
cycle. We get too much information. Jerry Cox is a
If there is a fight in a parking lot in officerandwriterv
background in
New Jersey, it's breaking news. If a background in
foreign policy iss
celebrity dies, then we hear every de- Okaloosa Count
tail of their lives. My grandmother use
to say, "Let the dead rest in peace."
Not a bad idea.
President Obama and the news media are primarily
to blame for the tense state of affairs. President Obama
is right in his efforts to solve some of America's most
pressing problems, like America going broke. But in an
attempt to keep the country from insolvency from health
care costs and a shrinking economy, Mr. Obama is rack-
ing up record debt. That makes many people nervous.
The news media remind us that if a president is to be
successful he or she must get all their major legislation
passed in their first year in office. So what does a presi-,
dent do for the next three years of his or her presidency?
Twiddle their thumbs? There is something wrong with
a governmental system that works that way.
Apparently, Mr. Obama believes the one-year rule
because he is attempting to reshape America overnight.
While these changes are much needed, it won't happen.
It won't happen because the proposed changes in
health care, energy, the financial system and foreign
Policy are too much for the American people to com--
prehend. It's not that Americans are dumb, the problem
is information overload.
The second problem is that our governmental system
is not capable of dealing with complex issues. We have
a representative form of government, but our replesen-
tatives aren't capable of dealing with the issues in a bi-
partisan manner. The Congress doesn't seek solutions
that serve most of the people most of the time. They
seek political party solutions.
Health care is a good example. The basic question
to be answered is whether health care in America is a
right or a privilege. Unlike other industrialized coun-
tries, the answer is that health care in America is a for-
profit business.
In my view, health care is a basic right. There are

three or four issues that are strategic
SS to a country or a society. One of those
M fER is health care, another is education. I
INE understand capitalism very well, but I
retired military don't believe that the market place has
vith an extensive the right to make obscene profits on
domestic and
es. He lis in our fear of dying.
ues. He lives in
One of our collective problems is the
ingrained dislike, hatred for some, for
the government. Many people view the
government as some sort of evil force.
I concede that the congressional governmental process
is seriously flawed, but I believe that the basic govern-
ment bureaucrat does a good job of promoting what-
ever goofy policies the Congress may foist upon us.
I'm on Medicare, and the system works fine for me.
I've never been refused medical services because of
"some government bureaucrat." The Public Insurance
Option that Mr. Obama has proposed is an expansion of
Medicare. A Time magazine article in the July 6 edition
provides an excellent review of the public option plan.
According to the Time article, 62% of Americans fa-
vor a public option but only 37% support the option if it
will put insurance companies out of business.
I find this strange because it seemed that most of
America was willing .for the automobile companies to
go bankrupt and close down. But they want to protect
insurance companies. Makes no sense.
Another reason that the health care issue should be
resolved in some equitable manner is that the world's
population is getting older. The Associated Press re-
ported that the 65 and older population will triple by
2050. That isn't good news for U.S. politicians who
can't seem to fix the health care system now.
In the AP article, Richard Jackson, director of the
Global Aging Initiative at the Washington-based Center
for Strategic and International Studies said, "The 2020s
for most of the developed world will be an era of fis-
cal crisis, with real long-term stagnation in economic
growth and ugly political battles over old-age benefit
Current events are a test for all of us. Can we col-
lectively rise to the occasion and do what is best for all
Americans; not Republicans, not Democrats but all of
us? Time will tell.



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Victory Hill P.H.
Church VBS set

July 27 thru 31
Get ready to join us at Vic
Hill P.H. Church for an exci
week of Vacation Bible Sch
beginning July 27 and end
July 31.
Each night, we'll have a r
ing good time learning hov
"Get Ready for the King!"
tivities for all ages will be
each night at 6 p.m. and en
8 p.m. A light evening meal
be provided.
Victory Hill is located
Ashley Shiver Road, off H:
way 71, north of Blountstow
For questions or directit
contact Pastor Dewayne Tol
at 674-8022.



Ministries a

new location
Crusaders Restoration Mi
tries invites you to join there
their new location, 10467 1
Henry Kever Road (across fi
Tolar Elementary) in Bristol.
Services begin on July 5
p.m. (ET). Join them for g
singing, great preaching by I
tor, Reverend Myrna Can
and great food by the best co
in Liberty County.
Everyone is invited and v
come to attend.

from the

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Sto Abe Springs
Ac- Pentecostal plans
dat Family Day July 4
will The youth at Abe Springs
Pentecostal Church would like
on to invite everyone to come to
igh- Abe Springs Community Family
n. Day to be held on July 4 from 3
ons, to 6 p.m.
bert Food and drinks will be pro-
vided and there will be games
for the children. Games will be-
gin at 3 p.m. and the food will be
served at 5 p.m.
The church is located 3.5
miles south of Hwy. 20 on 275
't For more information contact
Carmen Hamm at (850) 557-
n 0025 or Renee' Jacobs at (850)
nis- 447-4567.
a at
W Prayer Band
meets July 2
at 2 There will be a.Prayer Band
great meeting Thursday, July 2 at 7:30
las- p.m. The meeting will be at Sister
iley Anthony Smith's home at 12122
oks NW Smith Circle in Bristol.
Everyone is invited to attend.
el- For more information call

The family of Ira C. Dudly would like to say thank you to every-
one that helped us through this time of grief. Whether you brought
food, supplies, prayers, support and love, we thank you. A special
thanks to Dr. Misbak Farooqi for the years of loving care he gave to
my husband and our dad. Also thank you to First Assembly of God
and Rivertown Community for all the love and support we received,
everyone was wonderful. If there is anyone we happened to leave
out, a specialthink you to you also.
And last but not least, we thank Peavy Funeral Home for every-
thing they did to help us get through this painful time.
Thank you everyone,
Vera Dudley, Tim Dudley,
Theresa and Doug Sewell, Angela Dudley,
Gary Dudley, Jason, Eva and Joey

The family of Glenna Kelley would like to thank everyone for their
help, concern and prayers during this difficult time. We would like
to thank Jamie Shiver and the other officers that assisted. Thanks so
much to Mrs. Revell, Mrs. Shirley and the ladies and Pastor from the
First Baptist Church. Also to Glenna's friends from Blountstown.
Thanks to Adams Funeral Home. Glenna was a great person and she
will be missed by many.
With sincere appreciation, The family of Glenna Kelley
----------------__: ___ .- -
Losing a loved one is a tough bump in the road of life. Though
they go on to a more comfortable place, we are left with memories,
friends and responsibilities. Thank you to everyone for being there
for us when Dad left. Your cards, flowers, food, hugs and many
prayers are proof that kindness still exists.
With sincere appreciation, The family ofDavidBarnett

We would like to thank Jim Shuler and J.T. Hathaway for getting
our ditches on our property cleaned out aridanyone else having to do
with getting it done. You know who it is.
Thanks to all ofyou, again
Carol andDanny Blocker




Baptist host

VBS July 5
Are your kids ready to sink
their teeth into big fun?
That's just what they'll do at
Crocodile Dock, where fearless
kids shine God's light! Croco-
dile Dock is filled with incred-
ible Bible-learning that kids
see, hear, touch and even taste.
Bible point crafts, team-building
games, cool Bible songs and
tasty treats are just a few of the
Crocodile Dock activities that
help faith flow into real life.
Plus, we'll help kids discover
how to see God in everyday life
- something we call God Sight-
ings. Get ready to hear that
phrase a lot.
Your kids will also participate
in a hands-on mission project
called Operation Kid-to-Kid that
involves millions of other chil-
dren across North America.
So mark these dates on your
calendar: July 5 through July 10.
The fun starts each night at 5:30
p.m. with dinner and will end at
8:30 p.m. Our Vacation Bible
School for all kids ages
4 thru 6th grade.
For more information call
674-5194 if you have any ques-
tions or if your child needs a
ride. The church is located on
Hwy. 69 in Blountstown.

MESSAGES Liberty Senior

OF TH-ANKS Cfitizens offers

coupons for

Farmer's Market
The Liberty County Senior
Citizens Association has been'
approved for the Florida Elder
Farmers' Market Nutrition Pro-
gram which is sponsored by
USDA, Florida Department of
Elder Affairs and Florida Depart-
ment of Agriculture and Con-
sumer Services and will be ac-
cepting applications on Tuesday,
July 7 from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m.
Applicants must reside in
Liberty County and be 60 years
of age or older. This program
is income based; each applying
household must be able to pro-
vide the amount of income for
their household.
Eligible applicants will re-
ceive a one time set of coupons
worth $40 and the coupons are
to be exchanged at a Farmer's
Market for fresh vegetable and
or fruits. These coupons must
be used by July 31 and can only
be used in Florida at specified
markets that include one loca-
tion in Marianna, five locations
in Tallahassee, two locations in
Panama City and one location in
Call 643-5690 or 643-5613
for further information.

S"Freedom from Eye Glasses,
Now a reality for many." .
Cataracts. Lee Mullis M.D.
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SMART LENSES and Cataract Specialist

Office also. available in Marianna.
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within 72 hours or responding to the advertisement for the free, discounted fee or reduced fee service, examination or treatment


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July 3. They are named for the it for any droughts, sickness, and
Dog Star, Sirius, in the constellation discomfort that-occurred. The
Canis Major. Sirius starts Dhin- i Dog Days traditionally
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time of year, and it end on August 11,
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2 tablespoons sugar
1/2 cup mint leaves,
1-1/2 cups chilled
orange juice
1 orange, sliced
I lemon, sliced
Ice cubes

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water. While still hot, add sugar
and about a dozen mint leaves. Let
cool; remove tea bags and mint. Add
orange juice, fruit slices, and ice.
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fresh mint leaves; add a fruit slice or |
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To help repel fleas on your pets, add brewer's yeast
to pet food.
SWednesday clearing, clear till Sunday.
0 On July 3, 1608, Quebec City was founded by
Samuel de Champlain.
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Historical Society

Plans open house

in Greensboro
"On Saturday, July 4, the West
Gadsden Historical Society
will host. its 5th Annual Open
House at its headquarters, the
historic James A. Dezell House
in Greensboro at the corer of
E. 8th St. & Green Ave. (Bristol
Hwy State Rd. 12), beginning
at 8 a.m. ad continuing until 3
p,m. There will be a bake sale,
boiled peanuts and soft drinks to
; enjoy. Local history books, The
Early History of Gadsden Coun-
ty by Dale Cox and Something
Gold by Kay Davis Lay, which
is a compilation of numerous in-
terviews about the shade tobacco
era in Gadsden County, as well
as note cards, t-shirts, and the
Society's cookbook will be sold.
Come enjoy some down home
time together with your friends
and neighbors on July 4.

LCHS Class olds6th reunion
..,. .: ;

The Liberty County High School Class of 1949 came Gean Harvell Kidwell, Onice Ramsey Jones, Eleanor
together Friday to celebrate their 60th,reunion. The group Jacobs Weeks, Ivaleen Sykes Deason, Vouncille Conyers
enjoyed dinner at Lake Mystic Baptist Church where they McDowell and Ross H. Bateman. Seated, left to right:
caught up with each others' lives and reminisced about James Summers, Jerome Bracewell, Iris Duggar Eubanks,
their school days. Shown here, standing, left to right: Othell Alice Bateman Treadwell and Maretta Larkins Kelly.
Woodard, Merrill Bateman, Jackie Sumner Bateman, Irma JOHNNY EUBANKS PHOTO

How did.Uncle Sam get to be
a symbolfor the United Stdtes?
-W S., Aspen, Colo.
Uncle Sam was a real person
from Massachusetts named
Samuel Wilson. He served in
the Revolutionary War, and later
owned a successful meatpacking
business, where he developed a
reputation s being friendly and
-fair. In the War of 1812, Wilson
supplied troops with pork and
beef, and he marked the boxes
destined for the troops "U.S.,"
for United States. Some people
thought that itmieant Uncle Sam,
and both soldiers and civilians
soon began to apply this term to
anything supplied by the federal
S-Uncle. Sam's customary
appearance, with his intimidating
stare and star-spangled suit and
hat, is an invention of artists and
political cartoonists; Samuel
Wilson did not look like the
modem image of Uncle Sam.
Wilson was clean-shaven, while
Uncle Sam is usually portrayed
with a goatee.

Were the. old lighthouses
whitewashed, and if so, how did
the whitewash stand up to salt
water? -N. I, Camden, Maine
Mahy of them were
whitewashed, yes, but I'm not
sure you can say whitewash stands
up well over time, whether there's
saltwater around or not. Generally

speaking, any
was considered
an annualchore,
whether the
application was.
on lighthouses,
pasture fences,
chicken coops,
privy interiors,
or even kitchen
There was
a "receipt"
(recipe) for
a "Durable

JULY 1, WEDNESDAY -- Canada Day. Uranus stationary. The
temperature in Portland, Oregon, reached 107 degrees Fahrenheit, 1942.
JULY 2, THURSDAY -- Writer Ernest Hemingway died, 1961. Steve
Fossett became the first person to circumnavigate the world solo in a balloon,
JULY 3, FRIDAY -- Dog Days begin. Earth at aphelion. Fruit Garden and
Home magazine (later Better Homes and Gardens) first published, 1922.
JULY4, SATURDAY-- Independence Day. Lewis Carroll first toldAlice
Liddell the story ofAlice in Wonderland, 1862. Measure is treasure.
JULY 5, SUNDAY -- Fifth Sunday after Pentecost. Moon runs low.
Actress Edie Falco born, .1963. Arthur Ashe defeated Jimmy Connors at
Wimbledon, 1975.
JULY 6, MONDAY -- Conjunction of Pluto and the Moon. Queen
Elizabeth II dedicated and formally opened a water fouritain in honor of
Princess Diana in Hyde Park, London, 2004.
JULY 7, TUESDAY -- Full Buck Moon.-Eclipse of the Moon. Moon
at apogee. The thermometer reached 127 degrees Fahrenheit at Parker,

Arizona, 1905.

that was
adopted by the U.S. government
especially for use on lighthouses'
and keepers' dwellings. It called
for 10 parts of freshly slaked
lime and 1 part hydraulic cement,
and was mixed with salt water.
(Whitewashes meant for chicken
coops often, included carbolic
acid, as well, for combating pests
such as lice.)
Whitewash is essentially a
liquid plaster and was often used

as a sealant for mortar, stone, and
brick. In some pirts ofthe country,
such as Pennsylvania, it is still
widely used as a preservative
in rubble construction and for
masonry walls and chimneys. As
better paints became available,
however, they replaced whitewash
because they were easier to
apply and they lasted longer.
Whitewashes, for instance, can't
contract and expand with the
weather the way some paints can,

and they tend to
become dingy
and flaky over

in the Almanac,
I've seen a
formula for
discovering the
day of the week
for any given
date. Can you
provide it? -B.
E., Chicago,

The formula
you're referring
to works for any date after 1753.
To figure it, you need this key:
January is. 1 (except in a leap
year, when it is 0); February is 4
(except in a.leap year, when it is
3); March is 4; April is 0; May is
2; June is 5; July is 0; August is
3; September is 6; October is 1;
November is 4; December is 6.
Now, to compute the day of
the week for any given date, add
the last two digits of the year

to one-quarter of the last two
digits (discard the remainder, if
it doesn't come out even), plus
the given date, plus the month
key as above. Next, divide that
sum by seven. (If you go back
before 1900, add two to the sum-
before you divide. If you go back
before 1800, add four before
you divide. From 2000 to 2099,
subtract one from the sum before
you divide.)
The remainder left over after
you divide represents the day of
the week: One is Sunday, two
is Monday, three is Tuesday,
and so on. If, when you divide
the number, it comes out with
no remainder, then the day is
Here's an example: Say you
know that the Dayton Flood was
on March25, 1913, and you want
to know what day of the week that
was. First, take the last two digits
of the year: 13. Add one quarter
ofthose two.digits, discarding the
remainder (one quarter of 13 is 3,
discard the 1 remainder, so now
you have 13 plus 3 thus far). Then
add'the given date of the month:
25. Then add the key number for
March: 4. So, 13 plus 3 plus 25
plus 4 equals 45. Divide 45 by 7
to get 6 with a remainder of 3.
That remainder number, 3, gives
you the day of the week, and the
third day of the week is Tuesday,
so the Dayton Flood took place on
Tuesday, March 25, 1913.

liberty County a fill

will be closed Saturday,

July 4 in observance of
Independence Day.
. If you have any questions, please call Danny
E Earnest, Liberty County Solid Waste
Directorat (850) 643-3777.
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You can observe a lot
just by watching.

Always go to other people
funerals, otherwise they
won't come to yours.

Half the lies they tell
about me aren't true.

I'm not going to buy my kids
an encyclopedia. Let them
walk to school like I did.


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Health Dept. opens CancerResource Rom in Blountstown

Dealiig with cancer is hard,
but the.American Cancer Soci-
ety is here to help.
Your local American Cancer
Society, in collaboration with
the Calhoun County Health De-
partment, has opened a Cancer
Resource Room at the Health
Department. The Cancer Re-
source. Room will provide free
wigs, hats, scarves, mastec-
tomy bras and breast prosthe-
sis to area women undergoing
cancer treatment.
For more information about
the Cancer Resource Room, or
to schedule an appointment,
please call the Calhoun County
Health Department at 850-674-
5645 and ask for Gina Adams
or Susan Chafin or your Amer-
ican Cancer Society at 1-800-

Newly diagnosed patients
can access additional resourc-
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24 hours a day, seven days
a week via phone at 1-800-
227-2345 or via web at www. We offer accurate,
unbiased information about
cancer for patients, caregivers
and family. Newly diagnosed
cancer patients are eligible to
receive a personal health man-
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organize information related to
their cancer diagnosis.
All information is offered
free of charge to cancer patients
and their families. In addition
to information, the Amnrican
Cancer Society also provides
free support services to help
patients with the day-to-day
challenges of cancer.

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women and men with cancer
VConfidence-restoring ses-
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radiation and/or chemotherapy
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Are you familiar with our
"swing bed" program? No, we
don't have beds that swing! But
we do have a great program
for patients that have been in, a
larger hospital for maybe major
surgery or a serious illness. It's
a real "win-win" situation and
I've said before how much I love
those types of situations.
These patients, once they
have been in the larger hospital
at least three days, can then be
transferred to 'our "swing bed"
and that's where the "win" comes
in, The patient-is nearer home
and his or her family and loved
ones don't have to travel over an
hour to visit. It is a win for the
hospital as a way to increase the
utilization of our hospital.
With the price of gas today,
it is a real benefit to the family
membersof such patients. Throw
in the terrible traffic in Panama
City, Tallahassee, or even Do-
than, plus the time to get there-
and back, and you see my point
about it being a win for them.
It's a boon to the hospital in
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to these often senior members
of our community. Many times,
they are relatives of our staff. All
are treated with a very special
level of care.
Swing beds, also called sub-
acute care, requires less acute
patient care than has been pro-
vided after the major surgery or
illness in the larger hospital.
And, again, the care provided
Sb our staff is exceptional. I
get LOTS of compliments from
family members on. how nice
and professional our staff was to
a family member of theirs in our
swing bed program.
A swing bed patient may also
require some physical or occu-
pational therapy and we provide
that also. We've created a room
just for the provision of reha-
bilitation services and have ex-
cellent therapists providing this
needed component of the swing
bed program. These profession-
als are top notch as well.
And of course, any needed
lab or x-ray exams can be pro-
vided in-house by our staff. And
you've read about all the fancy,
new state-of-the-art equipment
we've obtained recently to pro-
vide those needed tests. Twen-
ty-four hour respiratory therapy
care is also available. Patients
requiring ventilators can be
cared for by our staff as well.
And the setting these, pa-
tients receive this care in has
also improved significantly. We
soon will have upgraded all of
our inpatient rooms under our
Adopt-a-Room Program. This
great program has resulted in
our community helping us be-
come an even better hospital. We
are very appreciative of all those
that have "adopted" rooms.
(By the way, ifyou've thought
about doing so, and several folks
have discussed this with me, I
encourage you to act soon. We,
again, only have a few inpatient

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rooms left fo'r "adoption.")
Fresh paint, new tile floors,
new TVs, nice art work, beauti-
ful window treatments and other
innovative and creative additions
have really made a difference in
the attractiveness and functional-
ity of our inpatient rooms. And
there are new beds in each one
as well!
If you have a loved one that
may need our swing bed servic-
es, contact us for information in
advance or certainly call us once
they may be in the situations dis-
cussed above in the larger hos-
We're increasing our coor-
dination with all the larger hos-
pitals to let them know of our
improved, situation in all areas,
including our swing bed pro-
You can also discuss this with
the discharge nurse if they say
it's time for your loved one to
leave the bigger hospitals. This
is also true with the attending
physician but the follow-on ar-
rangements are usually handled
by these discharge planning
folks. They can give us a call as
well. Swing beds a true "win-
win" program!
In closing, I completed my
second year last moith as the
Administrator of Calhoun-Lib-
erty Hospital. It was a very fast
two years! It was also a very re-
warding although challenging
We've made tremendous
strides in reversing the fortunes
of this hospital. I'mn very proud
of the hard work and dedication
of our entire staff, as well as our
physicians and our Board.
Our many improvements
have led to more and more of
you using this hospital. I person-
ally thank you for this. If you've
not dqpe so recently, I encour-
age you to give us a try the next
time you may need our services.
I think you'll be pleasantly sur-
prised and pleased. And if not,
let me know. We'll never be per-
fect or claim to be. But we will
continue to work hard to better
serve all our patients.
Call me ifyou have any ques-
tions on our swing bed program
or on anything about the hospi-
tal at 674-5411, ext 206.


Law enforcement

agencies urging

use of life jackets

Group gathers to show support for

State Senate candidate Bill Montford

Supporters gathered to meet
with state senate candidate
Bill Montford at the Callahan
Restaurant in Blountstown
Friday. The luncheon was
hosted and emceed by

Calhoun County School
Superintendent Tommy
McClellan, who is one of
many school superintendents
supporting Montford, who
served as Leon County School.

Superintendent for 10 years
and had a 40-year career in
education. Montford hopes
to fill the District 6 seat that
will be vacated by Senator
Al Lawson due to term limits.
Lawson has announced plans
to run against incumbent Allen
Boyd in 2010 for the U.S.
Congress. Others candidates
vying for the state senate
seat include current house
members Loranne Ausley,
District 9, Tallahassee and
Curtis Richardson, District 8,
Tallahassee. A surprise guest
livened up Friday's meeting: a
belly dancer, who entertained
the overflow crowd with some
hip bumps and belly rolls,
making it unlikely that last
week's political event Will be
forgotten anytime soon.

A number
of law enforce-
ment agencies o
in Bay County
are joining to- DO(
gether to en-
courage boat- New
ers to wear Fl
their life jack-
ets this sum-
The group is
the Bay Coun-
ty Marine Law
Alliance and
includes the
Florida Fish
and Wildlife Conservation Com-
mission (FWC), Bay County
Sheriff's Office, Florida Depart-
ment of Environmental Protec-
tion's Florida Park Police, U.S.
Coast Guard, U.S. Coast Guard
Auxiliary and Panama City and
Panama City Beach.
The alliance also wants snor-
kelers, divers and boaters to
remember to use and obey the
dive-flag rule.
FWC Capt. Ken Parramore,
who heads the group, said its
members are pushing the "Wear
It Florida" life jacket campaign
to make boating the safest recre-
ational pursuit possible. To do
-that, he said, boaters on smaller
vessels those under 26 feet in
length should always put on a
life jacket when their vessel is
Florida law requires that chil-
dren under 6 wear a life jacket
when their vessel is under way.
"We know that, statistically
speaking, not only in Florida but
across the country, the vast ma-
jority of boaters who become fa-


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talities would
have survived
U T had they worn
a life jacket,"
)R S aParramore
said. "This
s from The is a lifestyle
orida Fish & choice and not
Wildlife like seat belts.
Conservation e
Commission We're asking
boaters to do
the right thing
and wear a life
Th er e s
S an especially
sweet entice-
ment for kids
and youth spotted by Law En-
forcement Alliance members
this summer wearing their life
jackets. They'll be given a card
redeemable for a Junior Frosty
at any of the six Wendy's restau-
rants in Bay County.
In Bay County and elsewhere
in the Panhandle, snorkelers and
divers are reminded that they
must use a dive flag. Dive flags
are used to keep the people who
are in the water and boaters a re-
spectable distance apart.
That's. especially important
with the July 1 Sept. 10 scal-
lop season at hand.
The divers-down flag is red
with a white diagonal stripe. It
must be at least 20 by 24 inches
if displayed on a boat; at least 12
by 12 inches if towed on a float
by the diver or srorkeler.
In open waters, vessels must
make an effort to stay 300 feet
from a divers-down flag. In a
river, channel or inlet the dis-
tanee is 100 feet. Vessels may
operate within those distances,
but at idle speed.


Rileigh Taylor Sewell will celebrate her tenth
birthday on July 2. She is the daughter of
Brian and Lisa Jo Sewell of Telogia. Her
grandparents-inolude :Silas and Susie Sum-
merlin of Telogia, Gene and Vicky Colem~an
of Hosford and Clifford and Glynda Sewell
of Telogia. Her greit-grandp'arents are Nora
Lee Summerlin of Telogia and Betty Elkins-
of Hosford. She enjoys being the boss of.
her. little brothbf Brant, testing, being -with"
her friends and family.

Delilah Grace McCroskey celebrated her first birthday on June.
26. She is the daughter of Stephanie and Lee McCroskey of
.Liberty County.. Her grandparents are Timothy and Tammy
McCroskey of Liberty County and Sterling and Vera Renfroe
of Gadsden:County. Her great-grandparents are Minnie and
J.C. Beach of Gadsden County. Delilah loves playing with her
dog 'Gonner' pictured with hdr.above and hter sisters.

Kaly Brook Partridge will celebrate her tenth
birthday on July 2. She is the daughter of
Kevin and Amy Partridge of Bristol. Her
grandparents are Daniel and Fannie Par-
tridge of Sumatra and Jack and Cathy Rev-
ell of Bristol. Her great-grandparents include
Horace and Joyce Gushing of Tallahassee
and Nelle Brock of Havana. Kaly enjoys
*going shopping,. knee boarding on the river,
playing softball, cheering and talking. She
celebrated her birthday at Kindel Lanes with
her besties.

Grayson Burns wins 3

medals at Big Bend Salt

Water Classic in June
Grayson Burns,
daughter of .Adam
and Shelly Burns of
Blountstown fished
in the 21st Annfial
Big Bend Salt Water
Classic Fishing Tour-
.nament Father's Day
At-left, she proud-.
SI ly shows her three
-metals after placing
in the.Spanish Mack-
erel, Speckled Sea
Trout, and Flounder
Categories in the Ju-
nior Division..
Grayson has
fished this tourna-
ment with her dad for
the past three years
and has won a total
of seven trophies.


Flowers, Grishom to hold July 18

wedding at Veterans Civic Center
Luxie and Malone Alford of
losford are proud to announce
the upcoming marriage of their,
daughter, Carrie Rebecca Flow-
ers, to Ronald Edward Grishom
of Hosford. Ronald is the son
of Martha Redding of Sumatra
and the late Jerry Grishom of
Carrie's grandparents are
the late Brinson Flowers of
Bristol, Betty and Elmer Todd
and the late Virginia Richard-
son, all of Hosford and Molly
Flowers and the late Ralston
Flowers of Bristol.
Ronald's grandparents in-
clude James Sparks'and the late Ronald is employed at North on Saturday, July 18 at 3 p.m. at
Betty Jean Sparks of Sumatra. Florida Lumber. Company in Veterans Memorial Civic Center
Carrie is a 2002 graduate of Bristol. in Bristol. All family and friends
Liberty County High School. The ceremony will be held are invited to attend;

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State Attorney Glenn Hess carried the flag as
he led the annual "Walk to Liberty" Saturday
to kick off the area's Independence Day
celebrations. Hess is shown above
with Assistant State Attorney Bob
Pell, at left, and Investigator
Steve Mears, at right as they
walked the Trammell Bridge from
Blountstown to Bristol. Hess, who
served as a helicopter pilot in Vietnam
and is a Purple Heart recipient, quickly
accepted the invitation to Saturday's
event. "He's very patriotic and didn't
hesitate when we asked him,* said
Steve Mears. The procession
was accompanied by several
vehicles and riders on a float who
found a much cooler way to make
the journey. Christina Mears, 18, is
shown at right with "Bean" who donned
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Woman and grandson hurt in Bristol crash

A woman and- her
grandson were taken by
ambulance to Tallahassee
Memorial.Hospital with
non-incapacitating injuries
after their vehicle crashed
about five miles south of
Bristol on County Road 12
Thursday, according to FHP
Trooper Gene Hunt.
Sue Taylor, 62, and her
nine-year-old grandson were
traveling west on County
Road 12 around 3:30 p.m.
when she lost control of her
Toyota Tundra on a curve.
She veered off the north
shoulder, traveled about 225
feet before running over a
culvert, which acted like a
ramp and sent the vehicle
airborne for about 100 feet,
, Hunt said. When the truck
landed, it overturned and
then came back right-side-
Both suffered lacerations
and possible broken bones,
the trooper said, adding.
"The seatbelts saved them.".

Rescue workers assist one of the injured in last week's accident.


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', Man arrested

Ii'. for attempting
to get hit by

,. cars on CR 274
'.A man who tried to pull his
intoxicated brother out of the road
was knocked to the ground for
j his trouble before his brother was
,-%, arrested Friday night, according
to a report from the Calhoun
f i County Sheriff's Department.
When Deputy Jared Nichols
responded to a call of a disturbance
at the intersection of Look &
Tremble Road andNW CR. 274,
he found 40-year-old Timothy
Finley standing near the road,
with blood on his clothes. Waiting
down the road next to a vehicle
was his brother, Gregory Finley,
36, who was bleeding from the
Nw forearm. -
SThe two men got into an
altercation when Timothy Finley
ran into the road in an attempt to
get hit by a vehicle, according to a
witness at the scene. His brother,
Gregory Finley, was knocked to
the gravel and injured his arm
when he tried to pull his brother
to safety:
The deputy's report described
both men as "extremely
Gregory Finley was driven
to the hospital by his girlfriend,
who was not drinking. Timothy
Finley was arrested for disorderly
intoxication and taken to the
Calhoun County Jail.

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Made Easy

Francis Price, at left, demon-
strates the proper way to pre-
pare peas for canning. Geor-
gette Walko, shown at right,
demonstrates how to get corn
off the cob the right way. The
ladies took part in a recent
workshop on food preserving
presented by the Calhoun and
Liberty County Extension Ser-

Demonstrations, sample foods and sponsored bythe Calhoun and Lib-
good conversation were shared by erty County Extension Services.
all who attended the first in a series Thank you Mrs. Monica. Brinkley,
of Preserving Made Easy workshops Liberty County Extension Director,

for discussing the history, basics and
safe handling practices of food pres-
ervation. Thanks also to our volun-
teers, Mrs. Francis Price, Mrs. Geor-
gette Walko and Mrs.
Jane Jordan for dem-
onstrating the science
and art of canning
tomatoes, corn and
Preserving foods
S. is one way of savor-
ing our delicious local
produce all year long
S and being prepared
for emergencies. It is
also a wonderful tradi-
.- tion to share with the
entire family.
Look for announce-
ments of future work-
S'a"' ^ shops on preserving
For this and other
information please call
the Calhoun County
Extension Service at

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Independence Day

Hwy. 20 West,


Adopt a high-

way in Florida
Keep Calhoun County Beautiful
along with Florida Dept. of Transporta-
tion would like to invite the community
to adopt a highway.
Every year millions of visitors get
their first glimpse of our state from their
car windows as they travel along Flori-
da's highways.
First impressions can be lasting. .Do
we want them to see miles of roadway
cluttered with litter? Or clean, green tree
lined highways that truly represent Flor-
ida's natural beauty?
The choice is an easy one but it takes
some work.
For nearly ten years, Florida's Adopt-
A-Highway program has improved the
appearance of highway right-of-way
throughout Florida while reducing the
cost of litter removal. It works because
hundreds of dedicated volunteers do their
part to make it a success.
Thousands of miles of highway are
adopted each year by groups and organi-
zations that volunteer their time to make
a difference in their local communities.
Their effort eases the load on state De-
partment of Transportation work crews,
enabling them to devote more time to
road maintenance and special highway
projects. The volunteers' reward is civic
pride that comes from knowing they've
made a difference in their community.
Volunteers will:- "Adopt" a two mile
section of a state highway. Follow DOT
safety regulation. Remove litter at least
four times each year. Dedicate two years.
to the program.
DOT will: Assist with safety meet-
ings. Provide safety vests and litter
bags. Pick up collected litter at specific
pre-arranged locations. Post Adopt-A-
Highway signs to recognize the volun-
teer group at the beginning and end of
their section.
If you would like to know more about
how to become, involved in the Florida
Adopt-A-Highway program, please con-
tact your local KCCB at (850)674-9395
or call 1-800-BAN-LITT.



Teachers attend
Three teachers from Calhoun
County and five from Liberty
County recently joined with
other 5th grade history teach-
ers from eleven school districts
in the Panhandle of Florida for
the 2009 Patriot Project Summer
Institute, held at the Panhandle
Area Educational Consortium
(PAEC) in Chipley on June
The PAEC Patriot Project is a
three-year program that provides
intensive training for grade 5 his-
tory teachers and their mentors
in both the content and pedago-
gy involved in teaching Ameri- Cassie Vickers,
can History. Resources, materi- Amanda Crosby,
als and field experiences are also Linda Bontrager ar
part of the project, which seeks RIGHT: Calhoun i
to improve student achievement Georgia White, Alic
la Arnold and Melba
by increasing teacher content
knowledge. tory a more accu
The first three days ofthe Insti- as well as more
tute featured training by Dr. Sar- students. Dr. I
ah Drake Brown who discussed ples, lectures and
the 13 Habits ofMind that-make participants insig
the teaching of American His- improve both the

PAEC Patriot Grant Summer Institute

Irate discipline,
meaningful to
Brown's. exam-
ht into ways to
ir teaching and

their own understanding of his-
The last day of the Institute
was conducted by nationally
known storyteller and actress,

History Alive! speaker, Shelia
Arnold. Her presentation enti-
tled, "Healing the Sting: Teach-
ing African American History to
Culturally Diverse Audiences,"

focused on slavery and civil
Arnold's portrayal of Oney
Judge, maid-servant to Martha
Washington, illustrated how sto-
rytelling and character acting
can be an immensely effective
way to allow students to relate
to Americans who have gone
before and the circumstances in
which they lived.
PAEC Patriot Project Director
Tony Anderson and Managing
Consultant Mona Ramirez were
extremely happy with the prog-
ress made by the Patriot par-
ticipants and American history
they learned during the Institute.
Although the sessions were in-
tended solely to improve teacher
content and pedagogy knowl-
edge, everyone also received
materials and lesson ideas that
can be used to enhance students'
classroom experiences.
Next on the agenda for Pa-
triots is a historical field tour of
Colonial Williamsburg, Jame-
stown, Yorktown, Richmond
and various historical sites in the
Virginia area on June 23-28.

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4-H Tops & Bottoms cooking

class a scrumptious success

The Liberty County Uni-
versity of Florida IFAS Family
Nutrition Program and the Lib-
erty County Health Department
Healthy Communities, Healthy
People Program sponsored the
4H Tops and Bottoms cooking
class on June 23 and 24. We had

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a total of 12 youth attending.
SWe are very fortunate this
year to have Chef Vernon Tanner
fronrChartwells, Liberty County
School's food service provider,
join us, share his knowledge, ex-
perience, cooking and safety tips
with the class.
Some of the nutritious items
on the menu that the students
learned to cook included home-
made potato and sausage cas-
serole, blueberry French toast,
chicken strips with honey mus-
tard, macaroni and cheese,
Italian green beans, shrimp
Alfredo, wild greens
with raspberry vinaigrene,
twice baked potatoes, and
fresh vegetable fruit juice.

The students will make their
own recipe book that will in-
clude all of the meals that they
prepared in the camp.
The students all took turns
playing on the Dance-Dance
Revolution Tournament mats and
the Wii, showing that exercise
can be fun. Other speakers at the
two day camp included Pamela
McDaniel from the Calhoun
County Health Department To-
bacco Prevention Program talk-
ed about the dangers of second
hand smoke and Michael Collins
from the Liberty County-Health
Department Tobacco Prevention
Program talked about the hit TV
show "Burn Notice" and how
Big Tobacco has put a "burn no-
tice" out on the younger genera-
tion as replacement smokers.
For more information re-
garding any of these programs,
please contact Shellie King at the
Liberty County Extension Office
at 643-2229 or Susan Chafin at
the Liberty County Health De-
partment at 643-2415 ext. 245.


Winning streak stands at eight for the Horsemen

by Jim Mclntosh
usually don't like the idea of
But last Sunday the Calhoun
County Horsemen didn't mind at'
all. They completed their season
sweep of the Jackson County
Jays with a 12-3 and a 15-0 dou-
bleheader win to stay atop the
Western Division standings of
the Big Bend Baseball League:
Although the Horsemen (10-
3) had 9 hits and the Jays (1-
12) had 8 hits in Game One,
the Horsemen brought out their
big brooms for this game. They
used them to set a team record-4
homeruns in a single game.
Calhoun County's yard work
began in the first inning as Chad
Bailey turned around a 3-2
pitch and deposited a one-out
laser over the left field fence--
his first of the season. Three
walks issued to Ben Faurot,.Tad
Scott and Brandon Gardner set
the-table for Greg Betts' single
through the left side of the in-
field to score Faurot and Scott to-
*take a 3-0 lead.
They would make it a 6-0


ballgame in the second inning.
Jason Barber led off by slapping
a single to centerfield. Bailey
picked up his second RBI of the
game with his one-out scream-
ing single to left field and Barber
came around to score. With two
outs Jeremy Proctor liked the
first pitch he saw and he jacked
his second homer of the season
over the left field fence.
Greg Betts and Luke Ander-
son teamed up in the third in-
ning to give Calhoun County a
7-0 lead. Betts drew a one-out
walk and Anderson singled to
right field to allow Betts to cross
the dish.
Jackson County scored their
3 runs in the fifth inning off of
4 hits and a Horsemen's fielding
However, Calhoun Coun-
ty got 2 of those runs back in
their frame of the fifth. inning.
Brandon Gardner was issued

Chipola baseball coach

Jeff Johnson working at

annual pitching camp
Chipola baseball coach Jeff Johnson works with
future big leaguer Riley Torbett during Chipola's
annual pitching camp.

a lead off walk and Greg Betts
launched a 1-0 pitch over the left
field fence-his first of the sea-
The Horsemen posted runs
number 10, 11 and 12 in the sixth
inning. Chad Bailey led off with
a single to centerfield. Ben Fau-
rot, who leads the team in RBI
(24), deposited his team-leading
fifth homerun to the Horsemen's
favorite landing spot -over the
left field fence.
Jeremy Barber (7-1) was
dominant in his fourth complete
game of the season. He fanned 7
batters, and all 3 runs were un-
earned, and he issued no walks.
The Horsemen's defense did
a great job in holding all of the
Jays' 8 hits to singles.
Chad Bailey led the Horse-
men at the plate with a 3-for-4
performance (including a solo
homerun). He scored 3 times
and had 2 RBI. Greg Betts went
2-for-3 (including a 2-run hom-
-er), crossed the plate twice and
racked up 4 RBI.
With both teams agreeing
to play only -5 innings in Game
Two, the Horsemen made it one
inning shorter with their second
shutout of the season, 15-0.
Calhoun County wasted no
time in getting on the score-
board in the first inning. Lead
offbatter.Brandon Smith singled
through the left side, Chad Bai-
ley followed with a single to left
field and Jeremy Proctor reached
with one out after being hit by
a pitched ball. Both Tad Scott
and Brandon Gardner picked
up a RBI as they drew Walks.
Greg Betts' collected RBI num-
ber 14 on the season after driv-
ing a double into left field that
plated Proctor and Scott. Jack-
son. County's Norman Mahon-
ey's throw from left field trying
to put out Gardner at third base
went wide of the mark and into
the Horsemen's dugout. Gard-
ner trotted to home plate on the
dead ball. Jeremy Barber made
it a 6-0 ballgame when he lifted
a sacrifice fly into centerfield that
allowed Betts to touch the dish.
The Horsemen added 2 more
runs in the second inning. With
one out Chad Bailey reached
on an infield single to the left
side. Ben Faurot followed by
hammering a double into left
field. Jeremy Proctor picked
up RBI number 16 (second best
on the team) with his groundout
to third base that scored Bai-
ley. Tad Scott singled through
the left side to move Faurot to
third base. Faurot scored after
the third baseman's errant throw
to first base to attempt to put out
Brandon Gardner.
In the third inning Calhoun
County put the game away with
a 7-run outburst. Jeremy Proc-
tor got it started by reaching on
the first baseman's fielding er-

ror. The bases were loaded after
both Luke Anderson and Bran-
don Smith singled. A bounc-
ing single by Chad Bailey over
the third baseman's head al-
lowed Anderson and Smith to
cross home plate. Then Bailey
scored after Ben Faurot doubled
to left field. With 2 outs Bran-
don Gardner walked. Greg Betts
brought Faurot home with his.
grass-burning single back up the
middle. Jeremy Barber's single
through the left side of the infield
scored Gardner and Luke Ander-
son's single to right field brought
Gardner and Betts around for
runs number 14 and 15.
The Horsemen's hurler, Tad
Scott, made quick work of Jack-
son County -to pick up his first
win of the season. In 3 innings
of work he allowed only 2 hits,
struck out 6 of the 11 batters he
faced and surrendered no walks.

Jason Barber relieved Scott in
the fourth inning and retired the
Jays in order-one with a strike
Calhoun County's offensive
leader was Chad Bailey who had
the hat trick. He was 3-for-3,
scored 3 times and was credited
with 2 RBI. Greg Betts went
2-for-3 (including a double),
scored twice, -and collected 3
RBI. Ben Faurot doubled twice
in his. 3 plate appearances and
picked up his team-leading
twenty-fourth RBI. Also, get-
ting in on the 2-for-3 special
was Luke Anderson and he had
2 RBI. Brandon Smith had a
2-for-4 afternoon and he scored
The Horsemen will take off
this Sunday in celebration of
America's.233rd birthday. They
will be back in action next Sun-
day, July 12 as they take on the
Bay County Brewers in double-
header action at Cain-Griffin
Field (located at the intersec-
tion of SR 77 and 17th Street) in
Lynn Haven. The first pitches
slated for 1 p.m. (CT).

Liberty Diamond Dawgs split

with Bay County Brewers

The Liberty County Diamond
Dawgs split their double-header
with the Bay Brewers Sunday in
Big Bend Adult Baseball action.
Richie Smith hit a walk-off
homer to lead Liberty County to
an 8-7 win in the first game.
SSmith's blast got the win for
Boo Morris who pitched in re-
lief. Smith also had a run scor-
ing double in the game.
The Dawgs were behind 6-1
after the second inning when
Tim Young came in to pitch.
Young held the Brewers at bay
allowing Liberty County to
catch up. Vern Tanner had 4 hits,

and Cameron O'Neal had a key
hit in the comeback.
The Dawgs lost the second
game ,15-13. Again Liberty
County fell behind early as er-
rors helped put them in a 13-5
Jodie Parrish, and Jamie Par-
rish had a pair of hits each that
helped the Dawgs make up some
ground. But they couldn't make
up all the deficit.
Liberty County is 9-4 and still
lead the Eastern Division. Their
next action will be July 12 when
they host the Gulf County Drive
at Bulldog Field.

Last church co-ed softball

meeting Monday, July 6
The Liberty County Recreation Department will hold the last
Church Co-Ed Softball meeting Monday July 6. Meeting time is 7
p.m. at the Civic Center.
Teams must be registered with the Recreation Department at this
time and an entry fee of $250 should be paid. Entry fee includes
umpire, cost of balls, and administration.
Teams will be guaranteed at least 10 games. The season will be-
gin the week of July 14 and run until the middle of August.

Liberty 0 Zone team playing at

State Tournament in Marianna

by Richie Smith, Rec Dept. Director
The Liberty County 0 Zone
All-Stars (ages 11-12) will be
playing in the Dixie Youth State
Tournament in Marianna. The
team captured a berth in the
event by finishing third in the
District 5 Tournament held in
Liberty County lost their first
game to Blountstown, but then
came back to defeat Quincy and
Blountstown before being elimi-

nated by Grand Ridge.
Members of the O Zone team
are Phillip Marotta, Brody Hol-
land, Micah McCaskill, Garrett
Swier, D.J. Pittman, Noah Davis,
Keith Burs, Eric Willis, Bailey
Singletary, Will Hosford, Ryan
Willis and William Hayes.
Coaches for the O Zone team
are Grant Conyers, Ricky Mayo,
and Todd Wheatley.
The state tournament will be-
gin July 11.


FWC celebrates 10t" anniversary July 1

Ten years ago, Florida cre-
ated a new conservation agency
to take a 21st-century approach
Sto managing the state's wildlife
and freshwater and marine re-
sources. The Florida Fish and
. Wildlife Conservation Commis-
sion (FWC) took on that chal-
lenge July 1, 1999.
The FWC won't observe the
anniversary with any external
festivities, but its leaders and
employees are taking time to re-
flect on changes the agency has
gone through during its first de-
cade of existence.
Since 2002, the agency has
worked to update its structure
and operations, and Executive
Director Ken Haddad has di-
rected FWC leaders to motivate
and train employees to set new
standards for efficiency, effec-
tiveness and customer service.
"Restructuring the agency's
components, helped coordinate
and hone the FWC's operations,"
Haddad said. "Law enforcement
officers who previously special-
ized in marine patrols or inland
patrols cross-traiied to work in

both environments. Meanwhile,
all the agency's research on
wildlife and marine and aquatic
life came together at the FWC's
Fish and Wildlife Research In-
Other functions, such as li-
censing and permitting, modern-
ized their equipment and proce-
dures to be more user-friendly.
License and permit sales went
online. The FWC grew more dil-
igent in encouraging stakeholder
and public participation in the
agency's decisions. It improved
public access to decision mak-
"The FWC reflects a bold, new
approach to conservation, apply-
ing renewed energy to search for
solutions to challenging issues,"
FWC Chairman Rodney Barreto
said. "One of the keys to suc-,
cess has been promoting a sense
of stewardship among Florida's
The agency defined the chal-
lenges ahead in a 2008 report
titled "Wildlife 2060: What's at
stake for Florida?" The FWC
identified landowner incentives

as critical to preserving Florida's
rich array ofwildlife and meeting
recovery goals for many species.
It formed new partnerships with
landowners and other private
and governmental organizations
to assist in habitat management,
recovery and enhancement pro-
In 2004-05, Florida's Wild-
life Legacy Initiative formed a
. broad network of partners to cre-
ate a comprehensive strategy for
wildlife and natural-area conser-
"The FWC has completed
new management plans to en-
sure red-cockaded woodpeckers,
manatees, bald eagles and go-
pher tortoises receive adequate

ss J y 1 -attention," Barreto said. "'We
Bayscallop Seaon opens July were able to remove the bald
Eagle from the imperiled species
The recreational harvest-season for bay scallops begins July 1 and el omte imperiled speci
continues through Sept.10. Open scalloping areas on Florida's Gulf list completely in 2008. Good
coast extend from the west bank of the Mexico Beach Canal in Bay h e happening"
The FWC created a new sec-
County to the Pasco-Hemando county line near Aripeka. tn to te u anaeent
tion to step up management of
You can take bay scallops only within the allowable harvest areas. nonnative fish and e an
nonnative fish and wildlife and
It is illegal to possess bay scallops while you're in or on state waters ,
outside the open harvest areas, or to land bay'scallops outside the coordinate wit, .other agencies.
The results include tighter regu-
open areas.
open areas. lation of potentially harmful spe-
There is a daily limit of 2 gallons of whole bay scallops in the ation o potntia arm
,cies and eradication, programs
shell or 1 pint of bay scallop meat per person during the open sea- s a e
for three species that already are
son. In addition, no more than 10 gallons of whole bay scallops in for tr spis tat a
-the shell or one-half gallon of bay scallop meat may be possessed ra ant n as o loda
The FWC also has assembled
aboard any vessel at any time.
a stakeholder support group and
You are allowed to harvest bay scallops only by hand or with a taken long-term monitor
landing or dip net, and bay scallops may not be harvested for com- mov
merialpurposes ing and habitat-improvement
mercial purposes.
S*projects concerning freshwa-
Unless otherwise exempt, you will need a regular Florida saltwa- projects condemning freshwa-
ter fisheries. The new Florida
ter fishing license when using a boat to harvest scallops. If wading Bass Conservation Center at
Bass Conservation Center at
from shore, starting Aug. 1, you will need a regular Florida saltwater Brooksville replaced the aging
fishing license or the new shore-based license.
,, Richloam Fish Hatchery in 2007
Divers and snorkelers are required to display a "divers-down" Rihloam Fsh Hathe-art fciliti
with state-of-the-art facilities,
flag (red with a white diagonal stripe) while in the water. Boaters
must stay at least 100,feet away from a divers-down flag in a river, whee new research and pro-
duction methods tripled' bass,
Sinlet or channel. In open waters, boaters must stay 300 feet away d n m t
from a divers-down flag. For more information on divers-down flag bream, catfish and feeder fish
requirements, visit production.
htm#fag.The newly launched Get Out-
doors Florida! coalition unites
The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission encour- ri
ages you to adhere to scallop fishing regulations and collect only the public and private partners to
amount of bay scallops you are willing to clean. encourageand safeguard healthy
amount of bay scallops you are outdoor recreational opportuni-
More information on bay scallops is available online at MyFWC. r
ties for future generations.
com/RULESANDREGS/Saltwater Regulations bayscallops.htm tes or g ons.
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has teamed up with stakehold-
ers over the past three years to
hammer out a list of priorities to
sustain productive fisheries and
reap the economic benefits these
resources deliver in Florida. Oth-
er marine fisheries key accom-
plishments during the agency's
first decade include deployment
of 1,573 artificial reefs (includ-
ing the decommissioned U.S.S.
Oriskany near Pensacola and
assistance in the recent deploy-
ment of the U.S.S. Gen. Hoyt
S. Vandenberg near Key West),
conducting Kids' Fishing Clin-
ics for 35,537.participants and
improving conservation mea-

sures for numerous species that
require intense management.
"The FWC's Youth, Hunter
Education Challenge, started in
2008, is the most comprehensive
youth hunting program in North
America. It involves advanced
training for 12- tol8-year-olds
who have completed a hunter
safety, course.. In addition, the
Youth Hunting Program of Flor-
ida treated 474 youths and par-
ents to 32 sponsored hunts last
year. The National Archery in
the Schools Program has intro-
duced 146,783 kids to archery
and to the FWC since 2005, with
help from the Department of
Florida's conservation law
enforcement officers find their
jobs more demanding and com-
plex than ever. Besides routine
duties, the Division of Law En-
forcement frequently mobilizes
disaster response and domestic
security missions.
The division recently earned
certification from the Commis-
sion for Florida Law Enforce-
ment Accreditation. That accom-
plishment required FWC officers
to measure up to the highest
standards in their profession,
During the past 0 years, Flor-
ida has blossomed into the No. 1
tourism destination for wildlife
viewers,, and the FWC's Office
of Recreation Services has as-
sisted more than 50 communi-
ties in harnessing the industry's
economic potential. In addition,
the agency has partnered with

Four million fry produced

at Blackwater this spring

The staff at the Blackwater Fisheries Research and Development
Center has been busy this spring producing more than 4 million fish
for Florida waters:
Dave Yeager, one of the senior fisheries biologists at the Florida
Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) facility near
Holt, said the fish include striped bass, white bass, hybrid striped
bass and largemouth bass. The fingerlings were either stocked in
Panhandle waters or taken to the Florida Bass Conservation Center
in Webster or the Welaka National Fish Hatchery in Palatka.
"In the past when we produced hybrid striped bass we collect-
ed wild white bass and stripers from our rivers or lakes, but this
past year we held both species in tanks at our facility," Yeager said.
"Maintaining the fish on site saved us significant time and effort."
He said the high-tech method of producing stripers. in the past
involved injecting female fish with 'human chorionic gbnadotropin
(HCG) hormone to stimulate egg development and spawning. When
striper eggs are very early in the developmental stage, Yeager said,
HCG doesn't work well.
In its place, he said, Blackwater staff developed a new hormone
technique. Using the new technique this spring they produced more
than 1 million striper fry.
In an effort to measure stocking success, Yeager said, striped
bass and white bass fingerlings stocked in the Ochlockonee River
and lakes Talquin and Seminole were marked with a dye that pro-
duces a yellow mark in the bones of fish. By marking the stocked
fingerlings, biologists should be able to determine to what extent
hatchery-produced fish contribute to the population, versus natural
Although the emphasis-was mostly on species other than large-
mouth bass, Yeager said the hatchery produced and stocked 35,000
fingerling largemouth bass in Lake Talquin. All of the bass are
tagged with small, metal micro-tags. He said the micro-tags will be
useful in the future for looking at survival rates.



thousands of volunteers and cre-
ated the Great Florida Birding
Trail, with 489 bird-watching
sites that have attracted visitors
from all over the world.
Scientific research guides
FWC decisions. The agency's
Fish and Wildlife Research In-
stitute released more than 4 mil-
lion red drum into Tampa Bay
between 2000 and 2004 in a pilot
program to study the effects of
stocking hatchery-raised fish into
the wild. The institute and the
FWC's support foundation the
Wildlife Foundation of Florida
- are three years into exploring
a vision for a network of salt-
water fish hatcheries in Florida
and, with partner support, map-
ping out the long-term health of
the state's sport fisheries. More
than 550 published works over
the past 10 years document the
findings of institute staff. Its re-
search regarding red tide earned
worldwide admiration from the
scientific community.
The foundation has provided
$6.225 million for nearly 200
FWC projects since 2005. It also
provides emergency funding
for the FWC to respond swiftly
to unforeseen issues without
diverting resources from other
:high-priority proj ets.
"When I look at all that's hap-
pened at the.FWC over the past
10 years, I'm amazed at how all
these parts work together," Bar-
reto said. "And it happens in. a
team spirit that says, 'We have to
be the best,' and we are."




Case No. 09-50-CA


and wife



NOTICE is hereby given th
pursuant to the Order of Fii
Summary Judgment of Foreclosi
in this cause, in the Circuit Cour
Liberty County, Florida, I will sell t
property situated in Liberty Cour
Florida described as:

CLA #070347

Commence at rod and c
marking the Southwest Cor
of Block 34 of Town of Suma
in Section 30, Township 5 Sou
Range 7 West, Liberty Coun
SFlorida, said point also lying
the Easterly right of way of
Street; thence run along sa
right of way South 05 degre
08 minutes 10 seconds Ea
80.00 feet to a point marking t
intersection of said right of w
with the Southerly right of w
of 8fh Street, thence Ieavii
said Easterly- right of way r
along said Southerly right
way North 84 degrees 51 minul
50 seconds East, 430.21 fe
to a rod and cap marking t
intersection of said right of w
with the Westerly right of w
of 6th Street; thence leavi
said right of way run along se
Westerly right of way South
degrees 11 minutes 01 second
East, 220.00 feet to the POll
OF BEGINNING; thence fro
North 84 degrees 51 minutes
seconds East, 30.00 feet to tl
approximate centerline of 6
Street: thence leaving said rig
of way run along said centerlil
South 05 degrees 11 minut
01 seconds East, 150.00 fee
thence leaving said centerline n
South 84 degrees 48 minutes 5
seconds West, 290.40 feet to
rod and cap; thence North i
degrees 11 minutes 01 second
West, 150.24feet; thence North
degrees 51 minutes 50 second
East, 260.40 feet to the POINT (

HEREOF a Public Sale, to tl
highest bidder, for cash, at tl
steps of Liberty County Courthous
Bristol, Florida, at 11 a.m. on Ju
7, 2009.

Any person claiming an interest
the surplus from the sale, if ar
other than the property owner
of the date of the lis pendens, mu
file a claim within 60 days aft
the sale.

WITNESS my hand and seal of th
Court this 1 day of June, 2009.

Steve W. Watkins, III
FBN: 0794996
41 Commerce Street
Apalachicola, FL 32320

(850) 653-1949



By: Vanelle Summers, Deputy
Clerk 6-17,6-24


Notice is given that the Board of
County Commissioners of Liberty
a, County, Florida, proposes to adopt
the following Ordinance:
t of
st TION PER SECTION 193.461(6).
SA public hearing on the Ordinance
of will be held at 7:00 p.m. eastern
Standard time, on July 7, 2009, at
et the Liberty County Courthouse,
he Highway 20, Bristol, Florida,
ay All interested persons are invited
g to attend. A copy of the proposed
S Ordinance may be reviewed at
05 the Board of County Commission-
T ers Office in the Liberty County
Courthouse. In accordance with
Sthe Americans with Disabilities
50 Act, persons needing special ac-
he commodation or an interpreter
h to participate in this proceeding
S should contact the County.Com-
e missioners Office at (850).643-
5404 at least seven days prior to:
et; the date of the hearing. Persons
are advised that if they decide to
9 appeal any decisions made at this
hearing, they will need a record
a of the proceedings, and for such
d purposes, they may need to en-
-sure that a verbatim record of the
s proceedings is made which record
OF includes the testimony and evi-
dence upon which the appeal is to
be based.

S Dated this 13th day of May, 2009.
se Liberty County, Florida
ly Robert Hill, Clerk to the
Board of County Commissioners

CASE NO.: 09-97CA


VIN# 5N1AR18U27C622630



The above-described property was
seized pursuant to the provisions
of the Florida contraband Forfei-
ture act, Florida Statutes 932.701-
707, by the Liberty County Sher-
iff's Office on May 16, 2009 at or
in the vicinity of the Liberty County
Correctional Facility. in Bristol,
Florida. The Liberty county Sher-
iff's Office is currently in the pos-'
session of said property and has
filed a Complaint for the purpose
of forfeiture of said property in the
Circuit Court of the Second Judi-
cial Circuit of Florida. In order to
protect your rights you must file an
Answer to the Complaint with the
Clerk of the Circuit Court, Liberty
County Courthouse, Bristol, Flori-
da, within twenty (20) days of this
publication; You must also serve a
copy of your Answer on Plaintiff's
Counsel, J. David House, 16865
SE River Street, Blountstown,
Florida 32424. Failure to do so
may result in the entry of a default
against you and a Final Order of
Forfeiture of the above-described

(850) 674-5481
7-1 & 7-8-0

Invitation to Bid

Sealed bids will be received by the
Calhoun County Sheriff's Office
until July 17, 2009 at 3:00 p.m. cst
for the purchase of the following:

2002 Ford F-150 Supercrew 4x4,
Mileage: 107,184
Vin# 1FTRW08L42KA10686
Minimum Bid: $8,000.00

Any additional information required
may be obtained by contacting Lt.
Adam Terry at the Calhoun County
Sheriff's Office at (850)643-7968
or (850) 674-5049.

- Any bid submitted after the speci-
fied hour and date will not be
opened or considered. The Cal-
.houn County Sheriff's Office ac-
cepts no responsibility for mailed
proposals that arrive at the Sher-
iff's Office after the above stated
time even though the envelope
may reflect a postmark prior to the
above date. Bids will be accepted
in the Administrative Office locat-
ed at 20776 Central Avenue East,
Suite #2, Blountstown, Florida.

reserves the right to acceptor reject
any or all bids. This vehicle is sold
AS. IS" 'WHERE IS" with no war-

This vehicle can be seen at the
Calhoun-Liberty Employees Cred-
it Union, 17394 Charlie Johns
Street, Blountstown, Florida.
7-1 & 7-8-9




Last known address of:
17153 NE STATE ROAD 65

Last known address of:

Last known address of:
10736 SW 10TH ST

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 laterthan thirty (30) days
after the date of this publishing.
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.

Liberty Journal July 1, 2009

Marcia A. Wood
Liberty County Supervisor of Elec-
P.O. Box 597, Bristol, FL 32321
Dated July 1, 2009 7.1.09

Invitation to Bid

The Liberty County Sheriff's Office
will be accepting sealed bids for a
1994 Ford Mustang. The bidding
will start at $2,000.00 and up. The
car will be bid as is. The bids will
be accepted from 8:00 a.m. July
1,2009, through 5:00 p.m. July 15,
2009. All bids must be sealed list-
ing the amount of the bid, bidder's
name, address and telephone
number. Bids must be dropped
off at the Sheriff's Administrative
Office at 12499 NW Pogo Street,
Bristol, FL or mailed to the Liberty
County Sheriff's Office, P.O. Box
67, Bristol, FI 32321, to be deliv-
ered on or before the time and
date specified above. The Sheriff
reserves the right to refuse any/
or all bids.

The 1994 Ford Mustang may be
seen at the lot located on Highway
20 next to Ace Hardware.

Major Dussia Shuler
Administrative Division 7- a&7-8o

Published one time in the Calhoun-

The Florida Department of
Environmental Protection
announces a

..To present and give the public opportunity to provide
comments on the draft Total Maximum Daily Load (TMDL)
Reports for the Apalachicola River and Chipola River
Thursday, July 9, 2009
1:00. p.m.
Liberty County Civic Center
(Veteran Memorial Park)
10405 Theo Jacobs Way, Bristol, FL 32321

For more information on the meeting, contact Ms. Pat
Waters,.Watershed Evaluation and TMDL Section, Florida
Department of Environmental Protection, 2600 Blair Stone
Road, MS 3555, Tallahassee, Florida 32399-2400, or by
e-mail at

I Calhoun County Sheriff's Office

Leather Interior
V-8 Automatic Transmission
Mileage: 107,184
Truck comes with a Diamond Plate Tool Box
and black Fiberglass Bed Cover.
Minimum Bid $8,000
Sealed-bids will be accepted until 3 p.m. July 17, 2009.
Vehicle can be seen at Calhoun-Liberty Employees
Credit Union in Blountstown.

Contact Lt. Adam Terry with any
questions at 850-643-7968.


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City of Blountstown

The City of Blountstown, has an opening for a
CLERK TYPIST. This is an entry-level position.
This position requires general office skills, excellent cus-
tomer service and communication skills, teller skills along
with computer knowledge, including Microsoft Office.
Organizational and planning skills are required. Must be
able to multi task and operate a multi line phone system.
Skills in telephone etiquette are a must. Assist in dis-
patching and writing work orders. Performs related work
as required. Must pass background screening.
Applications'can be picked up
Monday-Friday, 7 a.m-4 p.m. at
City Hall
20591 Central Avenue West
Blountstown, FL 32424
Closing date for applications will be
Wednesday, July 22, 2009.
The City of Blountstown is an Equal Opportunity
Employer and is a Drug Free Workplace.

Master's degree in Nursing and 5 years academic, clin-
ical or administrative nursing experience, or any com-
bination thereof, and valid Florida Registered Nursing
license required. Doctoral degree in Nursing preferred.
Duties include administration of the Health Sciences
Department which includes Bachelor Degree Nursing,
Associate Degree Nursing, Practical Nursing, EMT,
Paramedic and Patient Care Assistant programs.

Master's Degree in Nursing or a Master's degree with at
least 18 graduate semester hours in Nursing and valid state
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in the Registered Nursing and Practical Nursing Programs.
Interested applicants should contact Chipola College, Hu-
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day, 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 pm.

J- Care Staff for Adults
with Developmental Disabilities
Leon Advocacy and Resource Center has part-time
direct care positions available in Bristol. Salary,
benefits and leave package. Position requires 1 year
related experience, reliable transportation, current
autoinsurance, pre-employment drug screen and
background clearance,
You can fax work history to (850)422-0824 or call
(850)422-0355. EOE 6-10 7--09

Care Staff for Adults
with Developmental Disabilities
Leon Advocacy and Resource Center has part-time
behavioral assistant positions available in Bristol.
Salary, benefits and leave package. Position re-
quires 1 year related experience, reliable transporta-
tion, current auto insurance, pre-employment drug
screen and background clearance.
You can fax work history to (850)422-0824 or call
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BLOUNTSTOWN Susie Inez Davis, 89, of
Blountstown passed away Saturday, June 27, 2009 at
her home. She was born on September 2, 1919 in Cal-
houn County and hadlived here all of her life. She was
a 1937 graduate of Altha High School and received
her teachers certificate from Florida State College for
Women (FSU) in 1939. She taught school in Altha
and Frink for a short period of time. She worked in
the shipyard in Panama City during WWII. She was
a secretary for the Public Defender's office in Blount-
stown for over seven years and worked with the State
of Florida as a Social Worker for over 16 years. She
was a member of the Blountstown Chapter 179 Order
of the Eastern Star for over 45 years, serving several
stations including Past Worthy Matron. She was a
Member of the Altha Methodist Church.
Survivors include two sons, John Davis and his
-wife, Ruth of Crestview and Robert Davis and his wife,
Linda of Blountstown; two brothers, Theron Shiver
and his wife, Bea of Charleston, SC and Oliver Shiver
and his wife, Eloise ofChattahoochee; one sister Jess
Doyal of Blountstown; six grandchildren, nine great-
grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren.
Services were held Tuesday, June 30 at Peavy Fu-
neral Home Chapel with Reverend Willie Dawson
officiating. Interment followed in the Nettle Ridge
Cemetery in Blountstown. A special Eastern Star ser-
vice was held following the family visitation on Moin-
day, June 29 at Peavy Funeral Home Chapel.
Peavy Funeral Home in Blountstown was in charge
of the arrangements.

HAVANA- Albert "Al" Weaver, 69, passed away
Sunday, June 21, 2009 in Tallahassee, He was a native
of West Virginia and moved to this area with his family
in 1966. He was the owner and operator of Al's Auto
Shop and was of the Baptist faith. He served in the
United States Marine Corps during the Vietnam War
and was a member of the American Legion.
Survivors include his wife of 30 years, Vicki Weav-
er of Havana; his son, Albert Weaver, daughter, Cindy
SWeaver and step-daughter, Tbria Tate, all of Tallahas-
Ssee; two sisters, Mary Lou Emmitt and Janice Thriey;
a brother Chuck Weaver; eight grandchildren and one
Services were held Friday, June 26 at Bevis Funeral
Home Chapel in Tallahassee. A private family burial
will be held at a later date.
Bevis Funeral Home in Tallahassee was in.charge of
the arrangements.

WEWAHITCHKA Pansy Johnson, 75, of We-
wahitchka, passed away Saturday, June 27, 2009 in
Blountstown. She was bornon May 23, 1934 in En-
terprise, AL and had lived in Blountstown for the past
four years, coming from Wewahitchka. She was a re-
tired sales clerk for a gift shop and was of the Protes-
tant faith.
She was preceded in death by a son, Fred (Butch)
Survivors include two sons, Rodney Rogers of Pan-
ama City Beach and Thomas J. Hadder of Valdosta,
GA; one daughter, Jeannie Carlisle of Green Pond,
AL; a brother, J.M. Register of Indian Lake Estates;
two sisters, Gladys Martin of Dothan, AL and Vassie
Register of Pensacola; three grandchildren and two
Memorial services will be held at a later date.
Peavy Funeral Home in Blountstown is in charge of
the arrangements.

BLOUNTSTOWN Jessie G. Barfield, 66,
of Blountstown, passed away Sunday, June 28,
2009 in Marianna. She was born in Cottondale
and lived most of her life in Calhoun County.
She was a homemaker and was of the Nazarene
She was preceded in death by her husband,
Emmett Barfield.
Survivors include two brothers, Clayton
Boutwell and his wife, Pam of Marianna and Nor-
man Boutwell and his wife, Katherine of Grand
Ridge; a sister, Joy Boutwell-and her significant
other, Richard Hinson of Blountstown.
Services will be held at '0 a.m., Wednesday,
July 1 at Adams Funeral Home Chapel with Rev-
erend Ernest Gray officiating. Interment will fol-
low in Pine Memorial Cemetery in Blountstown.
The family will receive friends Wednesday, July
1 from 9-10 a.m. prior to the service. Contribu-
tions can be made to the Marianna Church of the
Nazarene or your favorite'charity.
Adams Funeral Home is in charge of the ar-

BLOUNTSTOWN Johnnie Mae McCol-
lum, 71, of Blountstown passed away Wednes-
day, June 24, 2009 in Panama City. She was
born on April 10, 1938 in Calhoun County and
had lived here all of her life. She worked at
Bill's Dollar Store in Blountstown for over 15
years. She was of the Protestant faith.
Survivors include two sons, Daniel M.
McCollum II and his wife, Lisa and Gary R.
McCollum and his wife, Stephanie, all from
Milledgeville, GA; one daughter, Marissa Mc-
Collum Drew of Milledgeville, GA; one broth-
er James Bryant'of Colorado; one sister Vickie
Drussell of Tallahassee; eight grandchildren
and nine great-grandchildren.
Services were held Saturday, June 27 at the
First Assembly of God Church in Blountstown
with'Reverend Shelton Kindig officiating. In-
terment followed in the Nettle Ridge Cemetery
in Blountstown.
-Peavy Funeral Home in Blountstown was in
charge of the arrangements.

ALTHA-- Charles Claude Alvin Goodwin,
78, of Altha, passed away Sunday, June 28,
2009 at his home. He was born in Hastings on
April 1, 1931 and had lived in Calhoun County
for the past 11 years. He was a retired Secu-
rity Guard for Lawnwood Medical Center. A
veteran of the Korean Conflict serving with the
United States Air Force, he was of the Protes-
tant faith.
He was preceded in death by his wife,
Magdalene Lewis Goodwin and a son, Stephen
Survivors include his daughter, Dianna Tis-
sue and her husband, Ronald of Blountstown;
one sister; Beatrice Storrey of Pembroke Pines;
three grandchildren and three great-grandchil-
A memorial service will be held at a later
Peavy Funeral Home in Blountstown is in
charge of the arrangements.

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,BLOUNTSTOWN Jose Luis Cruz Ramirez, 18, of Blountstown,
passed away in Blountstown Saturday, June 27, 2009. He was born in
Santa Maria Huatulco, Mexico and lived in.Blountstown for several
years where he worked as a pine straw bailer.
Survivors include his parents, Policarpo Cruz Garcia and Paul
Ramirez Lopez; and his brother Esteban Librado Santos Ramirez.
Services will be held at a later date in Mexico.
Adams Funeral Home in Blountstown is in charge of the arrange-
BONIFAY Jeanette Paul, 78, of Bonifay, passed away Friday,
June 26, 2009 in Bonifay. She was born in Altha and lived here for
many years before moving to Bonifay.
Survivors include three brothers, Charles O'Bryan and his wife,
Martha of Tallahassee, Byron O'Bryan, Brinson O'Bryan and his wife,
Louise, all of Augusta, GA; a sister, Elsie and her husband, Jimmy and
many nieces and nephews.
Services were held Saturday, June 27 at the Sunny Hill Cemetery
near Altha.
Adams Funeral Home in Blountstown was in charge of the arrange-
BRISTOL Ervin Robert Shiver, 67, of Bristol, passed away Mon-
day, June 22, 2009 in Bristol. He lived in Bristol for 35 years and was
a logger.
He was preceded in death by two brothers, Earnest Roy Shiver and
John Mercer; and two sisters, Evie Bell Mullins and Melissa White.
Survivors include his five sons, Robert Shiver of Jacksonville, John
Ervin Shiver of Blountstown, Bobby Lynn Shiver of Bristol, Randy
Shiver of Blountstown, and William Booth of Bristol; two brothers, E.
J. Shiver of Sanford and Gene Mercer of Bristol; three sisters, Edith
Mercer of Bristol, Lois Mercer of Blountstown, and Shirley Smith of
Panama City; four grandchildren, Brittney Lean Shiver, Jessie Lee Grif-
fin, Consuela Cheyene Shiver, and William Christopher Booth.
Services were held Friday, June 26 at Adams Funeral Home Chapel
in Bristol with Reverend Victor Walsh officiating.
Adams Funeral Home in Bristol was in charge of the arrangements.

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Deadhead spent flowers to enjoy nature's second bloom

S by Theresa Friday, Horticulture
Extension Agent, Santa Rosa County

Record setting heat along the Gulf Coast has many
gardeners seeking relief indoors. This is the time when
gardeners must be cautious when working in the heat.
However, there are still gardening tasks that must be done.
If you can, work outside in the early morning before the
heat of the day becomes oppressive. The evening might
also be somewhat cool, but you may have to contend with
clouds of mosquitoes!
According to Dr. Gary R. Bachman, Assistant Extension
Professor ofHorticultire, Coastal Research & Extension
Center, an important garden maintenance activity that is
sometimes overlooked due to the heat is removing spent
flowers or deadheading.
Flowering plants require deadheading .for. several
reasons. It extends the bloom period, removes the seed
source of species that could become weedy and maintains
the health of our flowering garden plants.
Many plants will bloom repeatedly if the fading flowers.
are removed. A plait's ultimate goal. is to produce seed
for ethe generation. Ifv e interrupt that process, the
plants will continue to try and complete theii genetic
programming by flowering again.
S Flowering plants are capable'ofproducing.a large seed
bank cofitaining hundreds or even thousands of seeds

Coneflowers benefit from routine deadheading.
each year. The germination of these seeds has a couple
of unexpected consequences.
First, many times the seedling does not come "true"
meaning it is not a duplicate of the original plant.
Second, these seedlings could crowd out the mother
plant. Deadheading these species before seeds
are produced will. alleviate the problems of.
unwanted seedling germination.
Deadheading is also needed for plants that
we grow for foliage, like coleus. Removal of

the non-showy flowers will allow the colorful foliage to
be the focus.
The overall health of your flowering plants can be
increased through deadheading. The production of seed
requires a tremendous amount of energy from the plant, so
much so that the plant will sacrifice all vegetative growth
in order to produce the next generation. By removing the
spent flower heads the plant can be maintained in a more
vegetative growth stage through which the stems, leaves
and most importantly the root system will continue to grow.
The procedure for deadheading will depend on the
flowering characteristics of the plants themselves.
For plants having single flowers, such as zinnia or
coneflower;removing the flower stalk is all that is needed.
You can increase bloom size by removing side flower buds
so more energy is sent to the main flower. This will also
reduce any seed production pressure later in the season
or next year.
Many of our flowering garden plants have clusters
of flowers. These can be more troublesome. All of the
flowers do not mature at the same time; therefore, seed is
produced over a prolonged period. As the flower cluster
starts to fade, remove it, and allow the plant to produce
new clusters.
Some plants like dianthus produce flowers over
the entire plant.. Removing individual flowers would
discourage even the most dedicated gardener, so simply
shear the plant using snips or an electric trimmer being
careful to only remove the faded flower heads.
By practicing the task of deadheading throughout the
summer season, nature will bless you with a second wave
of blooms.,

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S670-5722 bedrooms, refrigerator,
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Four-wheel rubber tire buggy, two
person spring loaded seat (not buck-
board) with full size leather harness
with collar, both in excellent condi-
tion, $1,000. Will email pictures to
serious inquires. Call 762-2174 or
762-2185, leave message. 7-1,7-8

Large goldfish pond (as seen at
Lowe's) like new, never been ptit in
ground, $50 OBO. Call 762-2174 or
762-2185, leave message. 7-1,7-8

Pint canning jars, call 674-8437.

Brass ceiling lights, $15 each; dis-
play counter, $15-20; boys' jeans
sizes 8 & 10, never worn, $8 each..
Call 674-3264. 7-1,7-8

.Four vinyl (white) replacement
windows, (67" tall x 33 1/2" wide) in
great condition w/screehs, $30 each
or all for $100. Possible installation.
Call 762-2174 or 762-2185, leave
message. 7-1,7-8

SLarge vinyl (white) half-moon bay
window, (76" long x 38" high at tall-
est point) in great condition, possi-
ble installation, $80 OBO. Call 762-
2174 or 762-2185, leave message.
Electric Kenmore over or under
baker's oven (for flat top cooking
range) made to go under counter-
top or in wall space, great condition,
measures 23 1/2" wide x 28" tall,
two years old, $100. Call 762-2174
or 762-2185, leave message. 7-1,7-8

55-gallon steel drums with lids,
25, $10 each, excellent storage.
Call 592-5780. 6-24, 7-15

78 episodes (39 tapes) of Star
Trek, collector's edition on VHS,
would like to sell as set but will sell
individually, $75 for set. Call 674-
5483. 6-24,7-1

Dining room table with stone
base, huge glass top, will easily sit
eight but only have four chairs, $75;
Round table with wicker bottom,
glass top with one chair, $20 OBO;.
Other miscellaneous furniture. Call
643-4491, leave message if no an-
.swer. 6-24, 7-1

Texas Instruments TI83 Plus
graphing calculator with instruc-
tion book. Paid $100 asking $40.
Call 643-7896. UFN

White metal twin size bed with
headboard, footboard and frame, no
..mattress, $30 OBO. Call 209-3588
or 762-4059 evenings. 6-24,7-1

Cleaning sale (truckload full), ladies
clothes size lx, men's clothes all dif-
ferent sizes and much more. Come
check it out, will trade, make offer.
Call 674-3264. 6-247-1
Tell 'em you saw it in


UFC 2009 Undisputed game for X-
-box 360, $50 new, played only two
days. Call 674-7138. 7-1,7-8

Compaq Presario computer, sil-
ver, Set: 80 mhz, DVD/CD writer/
burner, usb and power surge pro-
tection, cords included, $300. Call
643-1428. 7-1,7-8

Ibuypower Gaming laptop. 17"
widescreen HD, 2mb ram, 2.4Ghz
Core 2 Duo T8300 processor, NVidia
8600M GS video card. Windows Vis-
ta OS, padded Targus carrying case
and battery charger. $1,000 OBO.
Call Adam at 209-5358. Please
leave message if no answer.


1997 Toyota Avalon, good on gas,
leather seats, cold A/C, 170K miles,
drives nice, $1,200. Call 273-2880.
1998 Pontiac Sunfire, rebuilt mo-
tor, less than 2,000 miles, new tires,
automatic, new AC, excellent condi-
tion, $5,500. Call 643-4402 leave
message. 7-1,7-8

1999 Subaru Impreza 2.5 RS
coupe, black, auto, A/C, 17" wheels,
GReddy Catback exhaust. Runs and
looks pretty good. Could use some
work to bring it to its former glory,
stock wheels, GReddy lip spoiler,
center console and fuel sending unit
on hand and included 238k miles.
Letting it go for $2,500 OBO, which
is well under Kelly Blue book. Call
Adam at 209-5358. Please leave
message if no answer.

1989 Camaro T-top, automatic,
6-cylindar, runs and looks good,
$1,800. Call 762-9543. 6-24,7-1

1990 Toyota Celica, body is-good,
motor needs work, can use for parts,
$400 OBO. Call 447-1642. 6-24,7-1


2000 Jeep Wrangler, 4x4 Sahara
Edition, black w/green-interior, soft
top, 106,000 miles, excellent con-
dition, $7,600. Call Susan at 674-
5456. 7-1,7-8

1995 Toyota 4-Runner, automat-
ic, sunroof, AC, 4-WD, everything
works great, looks great, $4,500 or
willing to trade.for a truck. Call 762-
9543. 6-24,7-1

1992 Dodge Ram 350, 2-wheel
drive Cummins diesel, AC, goose-
neck hook-up,.trailer brakes. Truck
in great shape, $4,500 OBO. Call
447-0399. 6-24,7-1

1994 Chevy 4WD with Vortec V-6
engine, driven daily, $3,500 OBO.
Call 718-6580. 6-24,7-1

1985 Toyota pickup; motor runs
good, $1,200. Call 379-8419.
6-24, 7-1
1997 Chrysler Town and Country
Van, quad seating, dual zone front
and back AC, power leather, front
seats with driver memory, premium
sound system, computer read outs,
traction control and more, 20 mpg
city & 25 mpg highway. Very clean,
runs and looks good, high miles,
$2,250. Call 674-8385. 6-24.7-1

1989 GMC S-15 pickup, cold air,
cruise control, good tread on tires,
119K miles, runs great, $1,200. Call
643-6589. 6-24,7-1


Transfer case for Chevy Z71 pick-
up truck, $300 OBO; bed liner for
Chevy Z71 truck, $300 OBO. Call
670-1762. 7-1,7-8 .

SEdge Power chip for 2003-04
Dodge Cummins Diesel 5.9L (like
new, six months old) excellent con-
dition, asking $250 OBO, retails for
over $500 new. Call 762-2174 or
762-2185, leave message. i-1, 7-8

Chrome gas cap for a 2006-2009
Hummer H3, brand new still in box,
paid,$139 will sell for $75. Call Su-
san at 674-5456. 7-1,7-8

22" Rims, fits a new Ford, 6-lug,
practically new, $700. Call 762-
9543. 6-24,7-1

All Terrain tires, 6-lug Chevy rims,
$300 OBO. Call 718-6580. 6-24,7-1



2009 Harley Davidson SLHX, street
glide, 2,000 miles, bought new in
Feb. 09. Call 272-0358. 7-1,7-8

1985 Yamaha motorcycle, black,
$400 OBO. Call 447-1642. 6-24,7-1


LOST Dog: Last seen in Neil Subdi-
vision on 3rd street. Approximately
3 months old, he is a Red Nose Pit
with clipped ears. He is all red, ex-
cept one white spot on his chest.
He responds to the name Hank. If
you have seen him, please call 557-
1489 or 643-7362. 6-24,7-1

FOUND Cat: Brown w/white stripes,
fluffy tail, less than a year old. Call
643-4121. 6-24,7-1



Millermatic 250 welder MIG with
aluminum spool gun, $1,500; Hy-
pertherm plasma cutter, $1,250.
Call 670-1762. 7-1,7-8

42" MTD Riding lawn mower with
new mower deck and grass bag,
$550 OBO. Call 674-3641. 6-24,7-1


House for sale in Hosford, one
acre on Talquin Circle, 2 bed/1 bath,
$66,000. Call 510-4120 or 877-
0884. 7-1,7-8


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3 Bed 3 Bath Home on 1.1 acres in 7 geese for sale, $10 each
Blountstown. The home is approx- 379-9324.
imately 2,100 sq ft. Located near
and walking distance to schools,
stores,, restaurants, city park, and Adorableblackandwhitepu
bike trail. Zoned commercial/resi- free to a good home, approxi
dential, with large pole barn and 1.0 weeks old. Call 674-6221
24x24 workshop. Asking $138,000
negotiable.. For info, call (850) 899- Donkey, large standard mak
0259, 850-443-1924, or email us for Gentle with other animals,
info/pictures at cbb.brb498@yahoo. and children. Sweet dispo
com. 7-1,7-8 beautiful bray, $75. Gees
eral large white ganders. $1C
1.4 acres land in Hosford for sale, 643-5877 please leave messed
Hwy. frontage. Call 643-7326 -or
212-8300. 6-17,8-19
Free, Lab/Bulldog mix,
Big lot on Chipola River, located (she's been fixed), good dog
in Calhoun County. Call 643-1514. friendly. Call 674-2716.
Four kittens (two solid whit
S : gray and one orange) 8 to 9
PElCTTS TPP I old, free to a good home. Ca
S 4131.
Five cats, free to a good
Black Lab/Bulldog mix puppies, Two are black and white
ready to go in two months, $75 each. bobbed tails and one is gra
Call 237-1732. 7-1,7-8 bobbed tail, one has half tail,
is normal. Friendly but a bit s
Catahoula puppies, approximately approximately six months old
six weeks old, free to a good home, 674-5696.
proven hog dogs. Call 867-8296.

Black and white male cat free, he .*: .
has been neutered and has had all '"T T
shots, shy but affectionate, less than
a year old. Call 762-3770, leave. .
message. 7-1,7-8
Female Shitzudog; $70. Call 674- Aluminum'boat, more than
3264. 7-1;7-8 long. Call 762-8343.

Wolf/Husky mix puppies, shots Place where a Rock-n-Roll
and Wormed, eight weeks old, $100 can perform concerts
each; Shitzu, eight weeks old, shots cheap). Anywhere, a garage,
and wormed, $100 each. Call 762- living room, backyard, etc. Ca
8566. T-1,7-8 6165.
Dark colored Jack Donkey, four Clothes washer & dryer in
years old, handles well, $75 OBO. condition.. Prefer Maytag b
Call Tina at 762-2174 or 762-2185, necessary. Call 674-8385. 6
.leave message. 7-1, 7-8
Any type vehicle that runs tc
Free to a good home: Black Lab for fiberglass tool box for truck
mixed dog, approximately a year tique refrigerator, steel shelvin
old. Call 762-4398. 7-1,7-8 4x4 cabinets and some cash
674-3264. 6
Two six months old, Blue Pit Bull-
dogs, male and female, had shots 1998 Automatic transmission
and everything, ready to go, $50 Pontiac Grand Am. Call 674-6
each. Call 237-1301. 7-1,7-8

. ('-;" Junk cars and trucks, any con-
0-24,7-1 edition. We pay cash. Call 762-
8459 or 272-1126 cell. .UFN
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stud. UPPIES
people : ', ., '
, sev 14 ft. Fiberglass V-hull boat, 18
gec. hp. Evinrude electric motor, trailer,
62471 $1,200. Call 762-2525. 7-1,7-8

female 18 ft. Stratus Bass boat; 120 hp
g, very Johnson, new trolling motor (bought
6-24,7-1 in the spring) everything works, ask-
ing $3,000. Call 625-6587. 7-1,7-8
e, one
weeks Boat, motor and tilt-back trailer.
11 694- Fiberglass boat, 13 1/2 ft. long, two
-24, 7-1 seats (one new, never used), 7 1/2
hp Mercury motor with new gas
home. tank, completely rebuilt and has not
With been in water since (re-built by Tru-
y with man Holley in Blountstown). Fish-
, other ing reels, rods and tackle box with
skittish, lots of fishing gear. Fine set up for a
. Call
64 fisherman. Call 674-4554. 7-1,7-8
6-24, 7-1
1989 Glass Streamr 15 ft. Bass
boat with 1994 140hp Johnson mo-
tor, fish finder, $4,000 OBO. Call
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Community officials taking'part in the June 24 groundbreaking
ceremony for the new Calhoun County Airport runway at the Calhoun
County Industrial Park include, left to right: Chamber of Commerce
Board Chairman Elam Stoltzfus, Chamber Executive Director Kristy
Halley Speers, Donnie Duce of the FDOT, Blountstown City Manager

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White's injuries were listed as serious. He
was taken to Bay Medical Center and has since
been released, according to the trooper.
Espinoza and three more of his passengers,
identified as Luis Sascala, 32; Toribio Sascala,
26; and 53-year-old Carlos Garcia-Gabriel, all
of Blountstown, were critically injured,:.
-Luis Sascala was released from C4lhoun-
-,Liberty hospital fpunday. Espinoza and
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Toribio Sascala were both transported to Bay
Medical Center; Garcia-Gabriel was taken to
Tallahassee Memorial Hospital.
The trooper's report indicated that no one
was wearing a seatbelt.
Charges are pending.
The obituary for Jose Cruz-Ramirez appears
on page 22 of this issue.

James Woods, Bob Fleck of the IDA Board, IDA Board Chairman
Maxie Waldorff, Calhoun County Commission Chairman Dan Wyrick,
Calhoun County Commissioner Danny Ray Wise, Blountstown City
Council member Phillip Hill and Sheriff David Tatum.

Maxie Waldorff, (center) addresses the group
.gathered for last week's groundbreaking ceremony
and discusses the impact the new project a
3,100-foot paved runway will have on the area
by allowing larger aircraft to use the Calhoun
County Airport. Some of the aircraft currently kept
in the hanger are pictured below and include the
sheriff's department helicopter as well as private
small airplanes.

The Liberty County Courthouse

will be
Friday, July 3
in observance of
Have a Happy
and Safe Holiday.
1 Robert Hill,

SClerk of Court

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July activities include shopping, Sopchoppy Opry and pain seminar

The, following events are
scheduled for Liberty County
Senior Citizens for the month of
Thursday, July 2 Shopping
at Piggly Wiggly You can fin-
ish your shopping for your July
4 holiday.
Friday, July 3 CLOSED,
Liberty County Senior Citizens
(Bristol and Hosford) and Liber-
ty County Transit will be closed
in observance of Independence
Day. There will be no meal de-
liveries on July 3.
Thursday, July 9 Marianna,
Wal-Mart Shopping. Call Lib-

Libert Cont SnorCiizn

erty Transit at 643-2524 no later
than 3 p.m., Monday July 6 to
reserve your transit ride.
Wednesday, July 15 9:30
until 10:30 a.m., come to the
Hosford Senior Center for infor-
mation about the services (for
seniors/age 60 plus) that are pro-
vided by Liberty County Senior
Citizens and Liberty County
Wednesday, July 15 At 11

a.m., a representative of Best
Care Medical will be at the
Hosford Senior Center to pres-
ent a Seminar on Tips to relieve
Aches & Pains and Improve Cir-
culation. Also learn what you are
entitled to; you may be eligible
for Durable Medical Equipment
(DME) at little or no cost if you
have Medicare Parts A & B.
All attending Seniors can have
lunch after the presentation. Call

Liberty Transit at 643-2524 no
later than 3 p.m., Friday, July 10
if you need transportation to the
Hosfoyd Center. Call 643-5690
for further information.
Thursday, July 16 Piggly
Wiggly grocery shopping, call
Liberty Transit at 643-2524 no
later than 3 p.m., Monday, July,
13 for transit Reservations.
Thursday, July 16 The
Liberty County Senior Citizens
Advisory Council will meet at 1
p.m. at the Bristol Senior Center.
Monday, July 20 7 p.m. at
the Hosford Senior Center; the
Liberty County Senior Citizens
Board of Directors will" meet.
The public is welcome to at-,
Tuesday, July 21- 11 a.m. A
representative of Legal Services
of North Florida is scheduled to
be at the Bristol Senior Center:
Call Jeannette at 643-5690 ifyou.
would like to meet with the rep-
resentative. Call Liberty Transit

at 643-2524 no later than 3 p.m.,
Friday, July 17 if you need trans-
Thursday, July 23 Marian-
na Wal-Mart Shopping, call Lib-
erty Transit at 643-2524 no later
than 3 p.m. Monday, July 20 to
reserve your transit ride.
Saturday, July 25 A trip to
the Sopchoppy Opry has been
planned. This is an anniversary
show and will be exciting. The
Messbr Brothers of Tallahassee
will be performing along with
other guests. Everyone who rides
Transit will have supper before
the show. Call Jeannette at 643-
5690 for more information. Call
Liberty Transit at 643-2524 no
later than 3 p.m., Friday, July 17
to reserve your transit ride. Tran-
sit reservations are on a first call-
first serve basis.
Thursday, July 30 Piggly
Wiggly grocery shopping. Call
Liberty Transit no later than 3
p.m. to reserve your transit ride.
Friday, July 31 The drawing
for the $200 Piggly Wiggly Gift
Certificate that was .scheduled
for June 26 has been rescheduled
for this date at 3 p.m.

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