School.....12 Pets & Their People...13 Gardening...14 Obituaries...15 Classieds...16 & 17 Ditch the itch...18 Sheriff's Log.....2 Arrest Reports...2 Calendar...4 The Arts...5 Commentary...6, 7 School Board minutes.....850includes tax THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY J OURNAL Volume 31, Number 29 Wednesday, July 20, 2011 CLJ News.comby Teresa Eubanks, Journal EditorAn engineer from Brooksville was hired as the new Blountstown City Manager following a round of candidate interviews on Friday. Emory Pierce, 64, spoke with the council that afternoon. Two other candidates were interviewed after him. Two others who were scheduled to meet with the board that day dropped out of the running; one that very morning, the other, just a couple of days earlier after learning he had gotten another job. Once the interviews were completed, the council tallied up their score sheets. Pierce received 430 points of a possible 450, while local applicant Nathan Goodman had 347 points and Don Hart of Tallahassee received 270 points. A native of Gainesville who got his engineering degree from the University of Florida, Pierce joined the Army as a young man, went on to get a degree in business and worked in construction before returning to school to become an engineer. He has done consulting work in Jacksonville and worked for the Aqueduct Authority in the Florida Keys. He has worked as an engineer for the past 20 years, spending 12 years as the Brooksville Public Works Director. We liked the fact that he is a civil engineer and has done a lot of in-house engineering in Brooksville, said Blountstown City Council member Tony Shoemake. He will be able to give the council some guidance on engineering matters even when we are dealing with an outside engineer. He added that having an engineer in the city managers job will also save money, noting that it costs between $1,000 and $2,500 to have architect sign off on plans. During Fridays interview Pierce explained he lost that job in Sept. 2009 after Brooksville City Manager Jennene Emory Pierce to begin duties soon.Former Brooksville Public Works Director hired as new Blountstown City ManagerLost hikers found in training drill at Torreya State Park Plaque honors Wilhoit EubanksIris Eubanks, seated, talks with Liberty County Commissioner Albert plaque in honor of her late husband, J.W. Fiddler Eubanks. The plaque For more on the event, please see page 11. TERESA EUBANKS PHOTO by Teresa Eubanks, Journal EditorEmergency workers were put to the test last week when they were sent out on a mock call at Torreya State The location of the training drill was chosen because of the challenges it offers, according to Liberty County Emergency Management Director Rhonda Lewis. The combination of hills and ravines provide many places for a park visitor to get lost. Radio and cell phone communication is spotty because of the parks distance from the nearest cell phone tower. Despite the obstacles, searchers completed their task in approximately one hour, according to Torreya Park Manager Steve Cutshaw. It was a perfect scenario and worked exactly as it should, said Cutshaw. Volunteers responded to a radio pageout at 6:45 p.m. Thursday. When they gathered at the park they were told they were responding to a report from a frantic mother who had not heard from her 16-year-old son who was camping there. Searchers divided up into teams and began the hunt for the missing teen, played by Cutshaws son, Heath. Planners threw in some surprises for participants, telling them the camper had not registered and could be anywhere within a 2,000-acre block of the park, except for the primitive campsites, which had already been searched. Teams hit the trails and worked around communication problems to keep in touch. One team located a teenage lost while trying to get help for the other teen, who had See LOST HIKER DRILL continued on page 3 See CITY MANAGER HIRED continued on page 3by Teresa Eubanks, Journal EditorA man who had moved into a Bristol home just four days earlier was arrested for possession of methamphetamine and manufacturing methamphetamine within 1,000 feet of a church Thursday. Charged was Joseph Folsom, 44. A tip from a citizen led deputies to the 12449 NW Pea Ridge Road residence Folsom shared with Norma Dishong. Sgt. Jamie Shiver of the Liberty County several items relating to methamphetamine use in his vehicle, including a package of another of lye, two small containers with an container that held a hypodermic needle and a spoon with burnt residue. Inside the home, deputies recovered a clear 20 ounce bottle of trash can. Deputies then looked through the couples outside trash can and found a shopping bag from the Dollar Store that held two empty packs of lithium batteries, stripped lithium batteries, an empty box of pseudoephedrine pills with blister packs and a bottle of the cold medicine was also found. Dishong admitted to deputies that she had purchased the cold medicine in Blountstown at Folsoms request and then gave them to him. During a recorded interview with stated that he was in the process of manufacturing methamphetamine when Sgt. Shiver arrived at the home. He admitted that all the evidence that was recovered belonged to him and said no one else was involved. He is being held on $35,000 bond.Bristol man charged with making meth JOSEPH FOLSOM
Page 2 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL JULY 20, 2011 ARREST REPORTS compiled by Journal Editor Teresa Eubanks SHERIFFS LOG Blountstown Police Dept.July 11 through July 17, 2011 Citations issued: Accidents Special details Business alarms Residential alarms July 11 Richard Kyle, VOP (warrant), CCSOJuly 12 Jack Stonewall Smith, VOSP, CCSOBradley Allen Trickey, VOCP, CCSOJuly 13 Amy Lynn Nunez, VOCP (Washington County), CCSOVOSP, CCSOJuly 14 Dylan Johnson, possession of drug paraphernalia, possession of more than 20 grams of marijuana, APDCathy Long, domestic battery, CCSOdomestic battery, CCSOJuly 15 Eric Tolley, possession of meth, CCSO possession of meth, possession of listed chemicals, possession of drug paraphernalia, CCSOJuly 17 Jerry Don Thurman, VOP, CCSOJuly 12 petty theft, trespassing, LCSOpetty theft, trespassing, LCSOJuly 13 failure to appear, LCSOholding for CCSO, CCSO domestic battery (warrant), LCSOholding for CCSO, CCSOVOP, selfJuly 14 manufacturing of methamphetamine, LCSOholding for CCSO, CCSOJuly 15 holding for Gadsden County, GCSOJuly 16 VOP, LCSO JONNA BOWMAN 18831 SR 20 W Suite B Blountstown, FL Telephone (850) 237-2020 Bascom man arrested on drug chargesA 19-year-old Bascom man was arrested on drug charges after a visitor to a trailer where he was staying in Altha walked into a room odor of burning marijuana. Two women went to the NE Fuqua Circle residence July 13 to retrieve a purse that had been left behind on an earlier visit and became upset when smoking marijuana. After one of the women told her brother what was going on next door, he contacted Altha Police Chief James Baggett. home, Baggett searched Johnsons bedroom and found two bongs hidden behind a television set. When he looked through the living room, he found a metal box in the entertainment center. Inside were two Ziplock bags one with more than 20 grams of marijuana and the other with marijuana seeds. Also in the box were three pipes, a grinder, two pipe cleaners and digital scales. Johnson admitted ownership of the marijuana and the paraphernalia. He was arrested for possession of more than 20 grams of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia. He was given a conditional release.Teens charged in scrap metal theft at Hosford homeA family enjoying a hot afternoon in the pool was surprised to discover that a couple of teenagers were in their back yard rummaging through their trash in search of scrap metal. A deputy was dispatched to the NE Bo Street residence in Hosford on July 12 after Abbie Fletcher, who was outside with her family, heard voices coming from the back yard behind a fence. She followed the sound and saw Cody Tucker, 19, and 18-yearold James Harold Blocker digging through a trash pile. Fletcher reported seeing both take a dryer from her property to a truck parked next door. The two were arrested for petty theft and trespassing. A Blountstown man was after his car crossed the center line of the road and hit an oncoming semi in a 5:25 a.m. accident last Thursday. Grantham, 30. According to the Florida Highway Patrol report, Grantham was eastbound on S.R. 20, east of Tallahassee Blvd., when his 2000 Ford Taurus went into the oncoming lane. The front left of his car collided with the front left of a westbound 2006 International truck, driven by Carlos Byrd, 28, of Tallahassee. The impact sent Granthams car spinning before it came to a final rest in the eastbound lane. The truck rotated in a counter-clockwise direction before overturning, blocking both lanes. Both men were transported to Bay Medical Center. The crash was investigated by FHP Trooper C. Condo-Varner. Grantham was cited for failure to maintain a single lane. DYLAN JOHNSON Donnie Granthams car is shown after it hit a semi truck Thursday morning A 51-year-old Blountstown man known to have made over 20 purchases this year of cold medicines containing pseudoephedrine commonly used in the production of methamphetamine was arrested after returning from Bristol, where he had just bought more cold medicine. The arrest report noted that deputies had received information that the driver, methamphetamine at his home. Shane Tolley, 32, also of Blountstown, were traveling west on S.R. 20 on Friday when they were stopped Scotty Norris of the Calhoun County According to the arrest report, neither man was wearing a seatbelt and Layfield was going over the posted 35 mph speed limit. When Tolley was searched, a clear plastic container that held a white substance was found. The contents later tested positive for methamphetamine. The sheriffs office drug dog, Gina, was walked around the truck and indicated that an illegal substance was in the area of the drivers door. containing pseudoephedrine in the truck, along with a blue bank bag that held two plastic straws, a glass pipe with methamphetamine residue and a clear plastic container with a white powder methamphetamine. The items were found in the center area of the front bench seat. Tolley was charged with possession of methamphetamine. Layfield was charged with possession of methamphetamine, possession of drug paraphernalia and possession of listed chemicals for the cold medication. A receipt for that days purchase of cold medicine was found in his wallet, along with several receipts from similar previous purchases. Tolley was released from custody held on $22,500 bond. ERIC T OLLEY
JULY 20, 2011 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL Page 3 Meeting at Calhoun Liberty Hospital cafeteria beginning Tuesdays at 10 a.m. and Thursdays at 5 p.m.* FREE NRT for class participants! For Pre-Registration Call, Wanda Armstrong at (850) 674-5411 ex. 240 Get healthy, attend our class: Now Authorized DEALER of injured his leg. The script for the drill called for the second hiker to be a diabetic who was found in a disoriented state. Their target was discovered around 9:15 p.m. at the highest point in the park Logans Hill, which is about four miles southeast of the Gregory Home in the park. It was a little more of a challenge than being in the national forest or at the river, said Lewis. I was impressed with our guys, she said, noting that most brought their own equipment including cell phones, We may not have all the bells and whistles but we were able to utilize what we have in a very efficient manner, she said. She hopes to on hand for future searches and would like to equip each team with a handheld GPS as well as good quality These exercises help us get better at what we do and recognize our shortfalls, Lewis said. What did they learn? Communication is always an issue, she said. Searchers going through the park had to use a talkaround channel on their radios and had to climb up to the tops of ravines to be heard. The drill also raised questions about locating a basket to move out an injured person. While the park has an ATV, its important to know who has fourwheelers that can be borrowed for longer searches. And, she added with a laugh, We all learned we need to get in better shape to make it up all those hills. Above all, she said, Liberty County has dedicated volunteers who show up to help and give it all they have. Theyre doing this for no pay and no glory, Lewis said. It makes me really proud. About 30 emergency workers took part in the drill, which was coordinated by The Management Experts, who set up the School Shooter Drill at Tolar School in May of 2010 and a couple of months later at Blountstown Elementary School. The training programs are paid for with Homeland Security funds. About twice a year, the park gets a report of a missing hiker. Sometimes rangers have to call on additional help from Liberty County Search and Rescue. drill on the grounds of the state park and gave volunteers a chance to familiarize themselves with how to work in the area. You can never have too much good training, said Cutshaw, who helped coordinate the event along with the Liberty County Sheriffs Office and Emergency Heath Cutshaw is carried to safety by rescue workers during a Lost Hiker Drill Thursday at Torreya State Park.LOST HIKER DRILL continued from the front page CITY MANAGER HIRED continued from the front page Norman-Vacha said he allowed unauthorized work on a trail project. The citys part of the project was routing the trail through an abandoned railroad switching yard, he said. Pierce, who said he was working under a use it or lose it funding deadline, got an exemption for the work and believed that the shortcuts he had proposed were allowable under that exemption. He consulted with an agency inspector before installing an 18-inch culvert to solve a drainage issue but didnt learn until later that it violated the permit exemption, according to a news story on tampabay. com. He was placed on leave and then fired by Norman-Vacha. Less than a year later, Pierce qualified to run for Brooksville City Council. While his sole opponent decided to seek another seat on the board, Pierce went into office unopposed and became one of the people overseeing his former boss. Pierce told tampabay.com that he didnt pursue the job to retaliate against her. He said he wanted to help build up local businesses, build up tourism, streamline government services and be a part of good, responsible government. Pierce sees his new position with Blountstown as mutually beneficial, explaining, They have some construction projects coming up Im very familiar with. As a former public works director, Ive dealt with many of the things that will be going on in Blountstown. He adds, I think Ive got the skill set and the experience to help them out. Im looking forward to it. Pierce, his wife, Alison and their five-year-old daughter, Alexis, will be making the move to Blountstown soon. Pierce was still on the drive home, when he got the news that he was hired. Interim City Manager Traci Hall dialed his cell number and held up the phone, putting it on speaker, so that Mayor Winston Deason could congratulate him and urge him to begin his duties at your earliest opportunity. Hall will continue as interim manager for 30 days before returning to her primary duties as the citys The search for a new city manager began after a 3-2 vote not to rehire James Woods in early January. The City received over 70 applications. Blountstown City Council member Janie Boyd (far right) questions an applicant during Fridays interviews for a new city manager.
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Editor Sandra Brown...................Bookkeeper Debbie Duggar...................Advertising Angie Davis.........Production AssistantOFFICE HOURS: 9 a.m. 6 p.m. M-F, Saturdays from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. Page 4 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL JUL Y 20, 2011THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL Attend the Church of your choice this Sunday Celebrate Recovery, 6 p.m., Rivertown Community Church BIRTHDAYS Lisa Hosford Smith, Nancy Dillmore & Richard Allen Parrish TODAYS MEETINGS, noon, Calhoun-Liberty Hospital 7 p.m., Calhoun County Old Ag Bldg. east door, in front of jail Boy Scouts Troop 200, 6:30 p.m., Mormon Church, Bristol Alzheimers Project support group, 11:30 p.m., First Baptist Church of BristolTODAYS MEETINGSAA, 7 p.m., basement of Calhoun County Courthouse Mossy Pond VFD, 7 p.m., Fire House Alzheimers Project support group, 4 p.m., Calhoun Liberty HospitalTODAYS MEETINGS 9 a.m., Veterans Memorial Park Civic Center 7 p.m., Altha Volunteer Fire Department AA, 6 p.m., Altha Community Center 9 a.m., WT Neal Civic Center Blountstown Lions Club, 6 p.m., Apalachee RestaurantTODAYS MEETINGS7 p.m., Veterans Memorial Park Civic Center 6 pm., First United Methodist Church Bristol Lions Club 7 p.m., Apalachee Restaurant Blountstown Chapter #179 O.E.S., 7 p.m., Dixie Lodge in Blountstown.Dance, 8-12 p.m. at the Legion Hall in BlountstownBIRTHDAYS Rita Lewis BIRTHDAYS Libby McFalls BIRTHDAYS Dani Strickland, Steve Bailey & Sue Pitts BIRTHDAYS Dana Burns & Dwight Van LieropANNIVERSARIES Mark & Delane Todd Wednesday, July 20 Thursday, July 21 Friday, July 22 Saturday, July 23 Sunday, July 24 Monday, July 25 Tuesday, July 26BIRTHDAYS James Kersey & Mark Todd SPECIAL OLYMPIC SDAYHammock Day Hammock DayEnjoy your favorite summer activity with family and friends! Amelia Earhart Day NEWS FROM THE PEWSV ACATION BIBLE SCHOOLBRISTOL CHRISTIAN CHURCH Big Wave Discover Vacation Bible School will be held at Bristol Christian Church starting Wednesday, July 20 from 6:30 to 8 p.m. for ages pre-K through third grade. There will be a waterslide, jumper and a picnic. VBS will continue on Thursday through Saturday from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. and will conclude on Sunday from 6:30 to 8 p.m. with refreshments to follow. For more information or to register please call Jill Davis at 643-2658.MT. ZION UNITED PENTECOSTAL CHURCH Come and join the amazing adventure exploring the Big Apple with us at Mt. Zion United Pentecostal Church. T he week begins on Monday, July 25 and ends with family night on Friday, July 29. and up are welcome. They will learn important truths about the love of Jesus Christ, play games and make many crafts to take home. The church is located at 17177 Hwy. 65 in Hosford. For more information, call 643-1038.GATEW AY BAPTIST CHURCH Gateway Baptist Church will be presenting Vacation Bible School August 1-5 from 6 to 8 p.m. Children age three through middle school are invited. The theme is Beach Blast and we welcome your chil dren or grandchildren to join us for this exciting time. The church is located next to the Post FUNDRAISERCHIPOLA COMMUNITY CHURCH Chipola Community Church will be having a rock-a-thon on Friday, July 22 from 5 p.m. to 1 a.m. All proceeds will go to the purchase of a generator for the church. Every dollar donated will give one chance of winning $50. The church is located on Jim Godwin Road between Altha and Blountstown. For more information please call 6748802 or 674-1230. T he U niversity of Florida will host its annual Peanut Field Day at the North Florida Research and Education Center in Marianna, located at 3925 Highway 71 (one mile south of Greenwood), on Thursday, August 18. Registration begins at 8 a.m. (CT) followed by introductions and research tours. T opics include: Jay Ferrell nut Fertility Needs by Dr. David Wright Changing Battle of S oilborne Diseases by Dr. T im Brenneman Nicholas Dufault Nematode by Dr. Bob Kemerait T illman climation by Dr. Diane Rowland tour. For more information call (850) 3949124. On Friday and Saturday, July 22-23 at 7 p.m. (ET), Mission 180 will be hosting a special two-day event featuring Danny McSpaddin. Each night we will be gathering to focus on taking our praise and worship to the next level and examining how it directly relates to physical, mental and spiritual healing. If you are seeking to go deeper with God through praise and worship or need a healing touch from God, you do not want to miss this special event. Mission 180, located in Bristol on Highway 20 between 180 Fitness and S everance Sign Art, is a new outreach ministry that meets every Friday night for fellowship, praise and worship and sharing of Gods word. M180 shares a burning passion to spread the Gospel and serve our community with the love of Christ! For more information call us at (850) 228-9232. Swim lessons set at Chipola for AugustMARIANNA-Chipola College will ofand up. L essons are based on a combination of nationally-recognized methods. The following are the dates for Session 4: Aug. 8-18 with registration deadline Aug. 1. Classes are available at 9 a.m., 10 a.m. or 7 p.m. Sessions are Monday through T hursday for two weeks of 45-minute lessons. Cost is $45 for each session. Pre-registration is required with a $5 late registration fee. For information, visit the Pool web page at www.chipola.edu
JULY 20, 2011 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL Page 5 LIBERTY COUNTY NOTICE OF ELECTIONOn May 5 a special election was called to levy a School Capital Outlay Surtax as authorized by 212.055(6), Florida Statutes. This special election is open to all registered voters in Liberty County and is to be held on Tuesday, August 30, 2011. The substance of the ballot issue is as follows: LIBERTY COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT REFERENDUM FOR THE LEVY OF SALES SURTAX ELECTION FACILITIES AND TECHNOLOGY Shall the Liberty County School District levy a school capital outlay surtax of .5 percent for a period of ten (10) years beginning September 1, 2011 and ending August 31, 2021, with collections commencing upon construction, reconstruction, renovation, remodeling, land acquisition hardware and software for the Liberty County School District? _____ FOR the cents sales tax _____ AGAINST the cents sales taxSPECIAL ELECTION DATES Special Election Date August 30,2 011 Book Closing Date August 1m, 2011 Early Voting August 22 27, 2011 Early Voting will be conducted at the Liberty County Supervisor of ElecIf you are interested in receiving an absentee ballot for this special election, make your request by doing one of the following: plete and mail the form to: Supervisor of Elections, P.O. Box 597, Bristol, FL 32321. Quincy native and award-winning artist Dean Mitchell returns to the Gadsden Arts Center this month to share the largest collection of Mitchell paintings ever shown at one time in the region. The Dean Mitchell: Rich in Spirit exhibition, opening July 29 at 6 p.m., celebrates the extraordinary qualities in ordinary things and people who are poor in material wealth, but rich in intangible ways. Rich in Spirit includes paintings of Gadsden Countys architecture and people, a testament to those who quietly, and with dignity, struggle to support each other and their community, demonstrating the beauty in scenes overlooked by most people. Artist Dean Mitchell will offer a Gallery Talk on opening night at 6:30 p.m. Celebrate a Taste of Gadsden County from 79 p.m. immediately following the Gallery Talk, as ten local restaurants showcase a variety of special ties for guests to sample. The Dean Mitchell: Rich in Spirit exhibition is a must see cultural event for our region. Characterized as a modernday Vermeer by New York Times art critic Michael Kimmelman, Mitchells work has been lauded by collectors, museums, and galleries nationwide. He is said to capture the soul of his subject matter, the spirit behind the people and places he paints, commenting on society through symbolism and a rich, textural, and luminescent painting style. One doesnt merely look at a Dean Mitchell painting; one feels it and is drawn into it, and the impression lingers in the memory long afterward.... That is the greatness of his art, said Canton Museum of Art Executive Director, M.J. Albacete. The exhibition will continue through October 29, 2011 with guided tours available by calling 627-5020, and the Mainstreet Caf open daily. The Gadsden Arts Center is located on Quincys historic Courthouse Square at 13 N. Madison St., just 10 miles from Tallahassee City Limits. Gallery, gift shop, and caf hours are Tuesday through Saturday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Admission is $1 (members and children admitted free). Dean Mitchell: Rich in Spirit exhibition opens July 29 at Gadsden Arts Center Guest instructors Bernadette Sims and Lauren Hamilton, both of The Northwest Florida Ballet ,were in residence in Bristol for a Summer Intensive Workshop the week of July 11. Sims founded the Northwest Florida Ballet approximately 40 years ago and Hamilton is a professional ballerina under contract to the Connecticut Ballet. The workshop was sponsored by the Bristol Ballet School under the direction of Bonita Deck. Eighteen young ladies, ranging in ages 8 to 16 years and from four counties, who are enrolled in the schools gifted program attended. Not only was classical ballet and character dance taught during the workshop but the students also enjoyed classes in shapes and sketching and watercolors, presented by Sims. The students also enjoyed a class on beginner photography taught by Blountstown photographer Ben Hall. At the end of the week the students par ticipated in a performance for their families which included choreography by both Sims and Deck. Artwork created by the young ladies and a slide show of the weeks activities was on display. The performance was held at Veterans Memorial Civic Center in Bristol. Our community should be very proud of the talent displayed by the local young ladies. Guest instructors provide summer workshop for ballerinas in Bristol THE ARTS Blountstown Health and Rehab16690 SW Chipola Road, Blountstown Telephone (850) 674-4311 Blountstown Health and Rehabilitation Center provides short-term and long-term care in a warm, personal manhealthcare, centered on caregiver compassion, offered in a comfortable home-like setting. Come Home to Rehab
Page 6 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL JULY 20, 2011 COMMENTARYThere still is, we learned last week, genuine hope for the human race. It was not to be found here in Washington, where noisy public squabbling over whether to take the United States into Chapter 11 or to raise the nation's legal debt limit has continued to dominate. No, hope came to us in the unlikely and hefty 6-foot, 5-inch form of a young cell-phone salesman named Christian Lopez of Highland Mills, N.Y. The reason Lopez's name may sound at least vaguely familiar is that he, a lifelong Yankees fan, was in the bleachers where he snagged Yankee captain Derek Jeter's 3,000th career hit, a home run. The red-blooded, free-market thing for Lopez to do next was to auction the historic baseball on eBay, where even in this dismal economy, he could have expected to get well over the $220,100 Andrew Morbitzer was paid in 2006 for the baseball Barry Bonds hit for his 715th home run. But Lopez, a 2010 graduate of St. Lawrence University and carrying more than $100,000 in student loan debt, announced immediately that he would forego "I'm going to give it to Derek," Lopez announced during the game. And as he later explained to reporters: "It wasn't about the money -it's about a milestone. I mean, Mr. Jeter deserved it. ... Money's cool and all, but I'm only 23 years old, and I have a lot of time to make that. It's his accomplishment." These, I submit, are the refreshing words of an exceptionally classy young man. Oscar Wilde once knows the price of everything and knows the value of nothing. By that standard, Christian Lopez -who simply did the right thing as he saw it -may qualify as the most uncynical human being in the Western Hemisphere. He was immediately criticized in print and on talk shows for being a sucker and not cashing in on his big chance. For me, an unreconstructed Boston fan, the New York Yankees have always inspired an unadulterated hate. The gifted Bill Mead put it well: "Most all good Americans hate the Yankees. It's a value we cherish and pass on to our children like decency, democracy and the importance of a good breakfast. "Asked why, Mead explained: They're spoiled rotten. They think they're such Hot Stuff. Their owner is obnoxious. Their fans are gross and rude." Of course, neither Mead nor I ever met Yankee fan Christian Lopez, to whom the openhanded Yankees organization did give four luxury seats to every game for the rest of this season -including the playoffs -and a bunch of Yankee attire and memorabilia. Here is where the decency of Lopez becomes infectious. Because he could face a tax bill of up to $13,000 on the expensive seats he was given and because "Miller High Life believes you should be rewarded for doing the right thing, not penalized," that brewer publicly offered to pay whatever Christian owes to IRS. Then Brandon Steiner of Steiner Sports and Mitchell Modell of Modell Sporting Goods each pledged a minimum of $25,000 toward paying off Christian's student loans. Just maybe, as St. Thomas Aquinas taught us, goodness really is diffusive of itself. At this dreary time when runaway greed and organized selfishness are epidemic -in both public and private life -the spontaneous, natural generosity and class of Christian Lopez, a new Pride of the Yankees, lift my spirits and rekindle my hope. New Y orks Christian Lopez is the new pride of the Y ankeesAMERICAN COLORby Mark ShieldsPundit Mark Shields has been on the years of managing campaigns from the courthouse to the White House, he is now one of the most widely recognized Late Night LaughsA RECAP OF RECENT OBSER V ATIONS BY LATE NIGHT TV HOSTS.The U.S. is now in serious danger of defaulting on our foreign loans, which explains why today, China showed up and broke the Statue of Liber tys kneecaps. JIMMY F ALLONPresident Obamas staff got raises of 8 percent, more than double the average for regular Americans, which is 3 percent. But to be fair, many of them will be unemployed next November. JAY LENONEW RULE: Now that the social network Google + has arrived expressly to try and destroy Facebook and Twitter the way Facebook and Twitter blew away MySpace right after MySpace obliterated Friendster the Internet must admit that it doesnt really understand the concept of friendship. BILL MAHERSpains running of the bulls is not nearly as scary as the U.S. event, the running of Sarah Palin. JIMMY F ALLONMitt Romney is so boring, he introduced his own fragrance called Unscented. DA VID LETTERMANIts rumored that Arnold Schwarzenegger is working on a memoir. Yeah, its apparently over 500 pages long and thats just the dedication to his kids. JIMMY F ALLONAccording to a survey by Charles Schwab, 16 percent of teenagers expect their parents to help philosophy majors. JAY LENOI think I know now why we are occupying Iraq. In case we have to sell America and move to a smaller country. BILL MAHERThe Treasury Department is shifting from paper to electronic savings bonds next year. But dont worry the electronic bonds will be just as worthless as the paper ones. JIMMY F ALLONI understand the Republicans frustration. They came in pretending to negotiate. The least Obama could do would be to pretend to listen. BILL MAHER, on the debt ceiling talksPresident Obama ordered Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner to take what little money we have left and buy lottery tickets. I dont think that ever works. JAY LENOIt was so hot in the United Kingdom that Rupert Murdoch was hacking into the phone calls of Eskimos. JAY LENOWill we default on our debt, and will Canada let us crash on their couch for awhile? STEPHEN COLBERTScientists say life on Earth is wiped out every 27 million years, and we have 16 million years get our debt paid off. JAY LENOI just read that George W Bush is getting his own limited edition baseball card. You can tell its Bushs card because eight years after you buy it, its value decreases $14 trillion. JIMMY F ALLONRepublicans are job creationists. W e know the rich create jobs. Democrats believe that jobs just evolve from millions of years of stimulus packag es. Daily Show senior debt correspondent WYATT CENACThe royal couple has left Los Angeles after a people from another country have come to L.A. and left. JAY LENO
JULY 20, 2011 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL Page 7 COMMENTARY WASHINGTON Few of us ever will meet a Medal of Honor recipient. Fewer still ever will have the opportunity to be of assistance to one. In part, that's because "The Medal" -our nation's highest military decoration, awarded for "conspicuous gallantry and intrepidity at the risk of life above and beyond the call of duty" -is worn by just 85 living Americans. Since we were attacked on 9/11, the Medal of Honor has been awarded only nine times to the more than 2 million Americans who have served in Afghanistan and Iraq. Army Sgt. 1st Class Paul Smith, Marine Cpl. Jason Dunham, Navy SEALs Lt. Michael Murphy and Petty McGinnis, Army Sgt. 1st Class Jared Monti and Army posthumously. Until last week, U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Salvatore Giunta was the only living MOH recipient of the nearly decadeof the White House, President Barack Obama presented Leroy Petry for his extraordinary heroism during a bloody engagement May 26, 2008, in Afghanistan's Paktia province. Excerpts from the citation for then-Staff Sgt. Petry wounded his fellow soldiers, and a second grenade landed in their midst. "Instantly realizing the danger, Staff Sergeant Petry, unhesitatingly and with complete forward, picked up the grenade, and in an effort to clear the immediate threat, threw the grenade away from his "amputating his right hand at the wrist and further injuring him with multiple shrapnel wounds." But that's only part of the remarkable story of a modest American hero and his exceptional family. He is also the recipient of two Bronze Stars and a Purple Heart from two combat tours in Iraq and six deployments to Afghanistan. He, his wife and their four children know all too well the challenges military families face as they cope with multiple deployments and life-changing injuries. They also know that the American people care. Because of the severity of Petry's wounds, he had to endure multiple surgeries and more than two years of recuperation at Brooke Army Medical Center in San Antonio. While he was recovering there, the Petry family received support and encouragement from Freedom Alliance, an organization devoted to those who serve our nation in uniform. On two occasions while he was at to help his family with travel expenses that were not covered by the government. That support wasn't provided just because Petry is a Medal of Honor recipient. When the calls come into the Freedom Alliance Heroes Support Center from a military hospital, all that matters is that a wounded service member's family needs help. The Petrys are just one example of the hundreds of wounded military personnel and their families whom Freedom Alliance has provided four years. That's not all Freedom Alliance does for those serving our country. Thus far this year, the organization has sent thousands of Gifts from Home care packages to troops deployed overseas. Freedom Alliance also hosts and sponsors hundreds of dinners, picnics and "family days" every year to honor the troops and their families. Thanks to Sean Hannity and Fox News, the Freedom Alliance Scholarship Fund has provided more than $4 million in college scholarships to the children of service members who have been killed or permanently disabled in combat or other operational missions. And it doesn't end there. being made on faraway battlefields and by military families here at home have made it possible for the Freedom Alliance Heroes Support Center to provide a broad array of programs for the troops, their spouses and their children. Taking hurting heroes to Major League trips, hunting/sporting weekends and "dream vacations" all across America isn't intended to make headlines. But one wounded Marine put it this way during a recent outing: "It's the best time I've had since I got hit in Afghanistan." As we watched the White House ceremony in which Sgt. 1st Class Leroy Petry was being awarded the Medal of Honor, I turned to Tom Kilgannon, president of Freedom Alliance, to congratulate him on the quiet help recovery. Kilgannon shrugged and responded, "It's what we do."The remarkable story of Medal of Honor recipient Leroy PetryBY OLIVER NORTHOliver North is the host of War Stories on Fox News Channel, the founder and honorary chairman of Freedom Alliance, and the author of American Heroes in Special Operations. Turning back to the Constitution is the only answer to solvencyTo the editor, Coxs Corner, A $100 billion misunderstanding is misleading and full of misinformation. Mr. Cox invokes the 14th Amendment in order to try to legitimize the plunder of this and future generations, while using the threat of the Supreme Court as an incantation for totalitarianism. The fact is that the Constitution gives only the House of raise the debt ceiling. Anything else is the subordination of the individual to the state. George W. Bush was a big government president and did allow Congress to spend too much. That doesnt allow any other president to spend us into oblivion. Mr. Cox stated that Barack Obama only increased our debt by $1.573 trillion. The truth is when he took over the White House the national debt was $9 trillion. Now it is $14 trillion, We all hear the words millions, billions and trillions, but do we really understand the difference? Here is an analogy that I like to use to explain the difference: If you had a stack of $1,000 bills, it would be 6 1/2 inches high to equal one million dollars; it would be 68 feet high to equal one billion dollars; it would be 6 1/2 miles high to equal one trillion dollars. The fact is that unless we stop the unbridled spending, this nation into third world poverty. Turning back to the Constitution is the answer to solvency. We have to reestablish constitutional restraints on federal power. We must vote in Constitutional conservatives and join the local Tea Party and link arms to save this great republic and our liberty. We no longer have the luxury of sitting back and doing nothing. It will take all of us working together. John Crocker, Kinard SPEAK UP!WITH A LETTER TO THE EDITORWrite: The Calhoun-Liberty Journal, P.O. Box 536, Bristol 32321 or email us at email@example.com Sgt. 1st Class Leroy Petry receives the Medal of Honor from President Obama on July 12 in Washington, D.C. Petry lost is right hand when he threw back a grenade to save the lives of fellow troops in May 2008 in Afghanistan.
Page 8 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL JULY 20, 2011 The meeting was called to order by Chairman Kyle Peddie. Members present at the meeting were Tommy Duggar, Darrell Hayes, Roger Reddick, Logan Kever, Kyle Peddie and Superintendent Sue Summers. The prayer was offered by Darrel Hayes and the Pledge of Allegiance was led by Roger Reddick. RECOGNITION Superintendent Sue Summers recognized both W.R. Tolar and Hosford Elementary and Jr. High for their School grade of A. HEAR FROM PUBLIC Michael Richter presented an overview of insurance bids received so far. Insurance committee will meet Thursday at 2 p.m. Kevin Williams gave an update on the boiler at LCHS and was told to proceed with more information. ADOPTION OF AGENDA Motion was made by Kever, seconded by Hayes and carried unanimously to adopt the Agenda with emergency item. CONSENT ITEMS Motion was made by Reddick, seconded by Hayes and carried unanimously to approve the following consent items A. Approval of Minutes June 14, 2011 June 16, 2011 B. Budget Amendments None C. Bills June 30, 2011 ACTION ITEMS 1. Motion was made by Duggar, seconded by Reddick and carried unanimously to approve 2011-2012 PAEC TSA Consulting Contract 2. Motion was made by Kever, seconded by Duggar and carried to approve request to create ESE/PK Disabilities position. Duggar, Kever, Reddick and Hayes voted yes. Peddie voted no and stated the position is not required by DOE. 3. Motion was made by Kever, seconded by Duggar and carried to approve contract renewal agreement with GCA Services, Inc. for the 2011-2012 custodial manage ment services with no change in pricing. Peddie, Duggar and Kever voted yes. Reddick and Hayes voted no. 4. Motion made by Reddick, seconded by Hayes and carried unanimously to approve contract for SLP services for July 1, 2011 July 31, 2011 with Britt Day, 6 hrs per week for 2 weeks in July at $50 to be paid from IDEA Title VIB. 5. Motion was made by Duggar, seconded by Hayes and carried unanimously to approve request to change Assistant Principal Position at WR Tolar K-8 School to an 11 month position beginning July 1, 2011. 6. Motion was made by Reddick, seconded by Kever and carried unanimously to approve Liberty County School Board Assistant Principal WR Tolar K-8 Salary Schedule, 11 months, for 2011-12 school year. 7. Motion was made by Duggar, seconded by Kever and carried unanimously to approve Liberty County School Board 2010-2011 Salary Schedule as of June 30, 2011 for the 2011-2012 school year. 8. Motion was made by Hayes, seconded by Reddick and carried unanimously to approve the following 20102011 PAEC Resolutions: *PAEC Resolution *ESE Services Agreement *Professional Develop ment Center (PDC) Resolu tion *Gateway Finance Resolution *Gateway Student Resolu tion *Dashboard Resolution 9. Motion was made by Kever, seconded by Reddick and carried unanimously to approve Adult School Fee Schedule to be effective July 1, 2011, $30 per term. 10. Motion was made by Reddick, seconded by Hayes and carried unanimously to approve request to advertise within the 2010-2011 Liberty County School Board Employee group for the following positions: *Technology Teacher Hosford School *ESE Teacher Liberty County High School *Paraprofessional Early Learning Center 11. Motion was made by Duggar, seconded by Kever and carried unanimously to approve Microsoft Volume Licensing Agreement. 12. Motion was made by Hayes, seconded by Reddick and carried unanimously to approve GED contract for 2012-2014. PERSONNEL 1. Motion was made by Duggar, seconded by Hayes and carried unanimously to approve Jeff Sewell as Assistant Principal at W.R. Tolar K-8 School effective July 1, 2011. 2. Motion was made by Reddick, seconded by Kever and carried unanimously to approve Kyler Peddie as Technology Teacher at Hosford Elementary & Jr. High School for the 2011-2012 school year. 3. Motion was made by Kever, seconded by Hayes and carried unanimously to approve Dawn Arrant as ESE Teacher at Liberty County High School for the 20112012 school year. 4. Motion was made by Kever, seconded by Reddick and carried unanimously to accept letter of resignation from Kim Lewis effective June 30, 2011. 5. Motion was made by Hayes, seconded by Kever and carried unanimously to accept letter of resignation from Tony Money effective June 23, 2011. 6. Motion was made by Kever, seconded by Reddick and carried unanimously to approve recommendation of the following personnel: Bruce Kombrinck Bristol Youth Academy July 1, 2011 through July 29, 2011. (Contract expires June 30, 2011 and he is retiring July 29, 2011.) Trikia White-DoDoo Liberty County High School, for the 2011-2012 school year, cation requirements. Gerald L. Tranquille Liberty County High School, for the 2011-2012 school year, cation requirements. Seth Geiger to receive Professional Service Contract as Guidance Counselor at W.R. Tolar. (Replacing Jeff Sewell). Yolanda Morales ESE Summer Work to be paid from Title VIB, 15 days, 5 hours per day, $7.30 per hour. (This is an additional aide needed for a new child now attending). Samantha King ESE Summer Work to be paid from Title VIB, 13 days, 7 hours per day, $7.31 per hour. (Replac ing Rebecca Perkins begin ning June 22 July 14, 2011) 7. Motion was made by Kever, seconded by Duggar and carried unanimously to approve recommendation of the following personnel for summer work (Science Camp) to be paid from the EETT Competitive Grant at their regularly hour rate: Mandie Fowler June 27 July 1, 2011 Samantha Newsome July 5 July 22, 2011 Irene Myers June 27 July 22, 2011 8. Motion was made by Duggar, seconded by Kever and carried to approve recommendation for transfer of Vanesa Ford to the ESE/ PK position. Reddick, Kever, Duggar and Hayes voted yes. Peddie voted no and stated the transfer violates nepotism policy. 9. Motion was made by Kever, seconded by Duggar and carried unanimously to approve recommendation of William Cunningham to be hired for Mechanic II position effective July 1, 2011. 10. Motion was made by Hayes, seconded by Reddick and carried unanimously to accept letter of resignation from Alice Edwards as 21st Century Community Learning Center Paraprofessional 0081, effective June 8, 2011. 11. Motion was made by Duggar, seconded by Kever and carried unanimously to accept letter of resignation from Kelly Ford as 21st Century Community Learning Center Site Activity Coordi nator (PE Paraprofessional) 0031, effective June 20, 2011. 12. Motion was made by Hayes, seconded by Reddick and carried unanimously to approve Kelly Ford as 21st Century Community Learn ing Center Paraprofessional 0081, replacing Alice Edwards, effective June 20, 2011. 13. Motion was made by Duggar, seconded by Kever and carried unanimously to approve Rebecca Perkins as 21st Century Community Learning Center Site Activity Coordinator (PE Paraprofes sional) 0031, effective June 27, 2011. EMERGENCY ITEM Motion was made by Reddick, seconded by Kever and carried unanimously to approve professional service contract for Kevin Williams for the 2011-2012 school year (pending legal eligibility) BOARD MEMBERS CONCERNS Discussion regarding dele tion of Director of Special Programs position and deletion of Director of Maintenance and Transportation to be put on the July 12 Agenda. 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JULY 20, 2011 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL Page 11 Plaque dedicated in honor of former County Commissioner Wilhoit EubanksFish Tales opens in BristolFish Tales Bait & Tackle, located at 12953 NW Central Ave. in Bristol, celebrated its grand opening on Saturday, July 16. Owner Gar Revell is looking forward to running his new store, which he says will offer many conveniences for loalong with anything else folks might need when they head Anyone who stopped by Saturday was treated to a taste of his daughter Millies lemonade and was welcomed by Gar along with family and friends. The store, which was remodeled from an old shed, will be open from 5:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. every day of the week. Pictured at left is Gar Revell, his wife, Latrel and their daughter, Millie, along with several folks who joined them for the grand opening. JOHNNY EUBANKS PHOTO Four of Wilhoit Eubanks siblings joined his immediate family at the ceremony. SEATED, FROM LEFT : Paul Eubanks, Iris Eubanks and Doris Traylor. STANDING: Jimmy Lee Revell, Jeanine and Ricky Revell, Betty Traylor and Johnny Eubanks. TERESA EUBANKS PHOTOSThe community gathered at the Liberty County Road Department Saturday morning to celebrate the memory of the late J.W. Fidder Eubanks by dedicating a plaque in his honor. ABOVE LEFT: Kenneth Green, who served with Fiddler on the Liberty County Commission, shared a story about the time a woman came before the board to ask for a $1,000 donation. Eubanks, who kept an eye on the he asked the woman, Whens the last time you paid your garbage bill? He already knew the answer. Senator Bill Montford, CENTER, expressed his admira tion for Fiddler, saying, He was at the end of his life but he was still looking out for the future of Liberty County. He added, He lived a good life because he was a good man.Fiddlers daughter, Jeanine Revell, with her husband, Ricky, her mother, Iris, and son Jimmy Lee. County Commissioner Jim Johnson unveils the plaque.
Page 12 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL JULY 20, 2011 SCHOOL NEWS Hosford School's 21st CCLC forest layers to types of forests and toured the recycling facility in Talby recycling our things at home and Hosfords 21st CCLC program celebrates natureHosford students in front of the recycling learning center with employees Cyndy and Carole. blountstown high school ACT to be offered at BHS starting in September Chipola offers the in Education include Chipola's most popular program confour-year program at Chipola or another are available from Student Services and A group of Chipola College students take a break between classes. Prepare now for fall classes beginning Aug. 4 at Chipola Panther pulse Chipola athletes named to All Academic Teams ors for her outstanding effort in the classroom during her ApalacheeThe RestaurantCome try our coffee... Served all day long!Its VerY Wise to Advertise Make the most of your business with an ad in The Calhoun-Liberty JOURNAL
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Page 14 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL JULY 20, 2011 As the heat and humidity increases in Northwest Florida, expect to see some diseases appear in the landscape. One problem that is popping up on crapemyrtles is Cercospora leaf spot. While not a deadly problem, it can greatly detract from the beauty of crapemyrtles. The initial symptom on crapemyr tles is the appearance of tan to dark brown spots randomly scattered on yellow to red discolored leaves. The and progress upward in the canopy. Spots will continue to develop from mid-summer through fall. The color change is due to the production of a toxin by the fungal pathogen. Infected leaves will drop prema turely and serve as a source to spread the pathogen causing further disease development. As the summer progresses, many infected trees will have dropped all but the newest leaves. Older varieties of crapemyrtles are more susceptible to this disease than newer varieties. The crapemyrtle varieties most tolerant to Cercospora leaf spot are Natchez, Muskogee, Bashams Party Pink, Sioux and Tonto. Long term, this disease is not detrimental to a tree, although it will slow down growth on younger plants. Plants growing in conditions that are not ideal will be more affected by the leaf spot disease. The best control is selecting a planting site with good air circulation so that the foliage will dry quickly. Thinning interior branches will also The use of fungicides to control this disease has not been very effective because they would have to be applied repeatedly on a regular basis throughout the growing season. If used, fungicide applications should be started in early summer when the at one to two week intervals when the weather is warm and wet. Confungicide recommendations. As always, be sure to read and follow all label directions. Fungicides the fungus or how they work on the plant. Products that work in a similar way on fungi have the same mode of action (also referred to as chemical family or class). Contact fungicides are sprayed onto plants and act as a protective barrier from pathogen infection. They prevent infections from occur ring when applied before symptoms are visible, but infections that have already occurred will continue to develop. Systemic fungicides move into the plant, but movement inside the plant is limited. The vast majority of fungicides only move upward in the plant vasculature, but not down. Some fungicides only move locally into the plant part treated. Some systemic products exhibit curative action, which means the disease is stopped during its development. For managing fungicide resistance, products with different modes of action should be used in rotations. Since this disease will result in early defoliation or the loss of leaves, it is critical to practice good sanitation. Raking and destroying fallen leaves should be a routine practice in order to prevent the spread of the disease.Seeing spots on crapemyrtle may mean a disease problem by Theresa Friday, Horticulture Extension Agent, Santa Rosa County GARDENING 11049 NW STATE ROAD 20 I N BR I S TOL Phone (850) 643-5454 Located in BristolLAND CLEARING-Private drives and roads -Food plots -Home sites -Small acreageCall Eddie Nobles at (850) 643-5390 or (850) 447-0449 or Chas (850) 447-0849Eddie NoblesLAND CLEARING, EXCA V A TION AND ROOT RAKING FOR: We've got the fence posts to meet your needs.Dempsey Barron Road, Bristol (off Hwy. 12 N) Phone (850) 643-5995 Liberty Post & Barn Pole Inc.DOTHAN On Saturday, July 23, at 11 a.m. and 3 p.m., Landmark Park will celebrate national watermelon month with a watermelon harvest and sampling. This program is part of the monthly farm programs held at the park on the fourth Saturday of every month. Watermelons are an excellent source of vitamins A, the United States. Over 1200 varieties of watermelons are grown across the world. Landmark Park will harvest and sample varieties such as Moon and Stars, Black Diamond, Charleston Gray, Crimson Sweet and Jubilee. These farm programs will be offered on the fourth Saturday of every month except October and December. Other tentative topics for the year include syrup cooking, stripping fodder, blacksmithing, soap making, hearth cooking, clothes washing, chair caning and peanut stacking. These programs are free with paid gate admission, which is $4 for adults and $3 for kids. The Farm Programs are co-sponsored by the Alabama Agricultural Museum. Landmark Park, home of the Alabama Agricultural Museum, is a 135-acre historical and natural science park located on U.S. Highway 431 North in Dothan, AL. For more information, contact the park at (334) 794-3452.Landmark Park celebrates national watermelon month ITS VERY WISE TO ADVERTISEin the CalhounLiberty Journal and... CLJN ews.COM
JULY 20, 2011 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL Page 15 Charles McClellan Funeral HomeButler-Morgan/Morgan-McClellan Funeral Home Building at 15 S. Jackson St., Quincy, 32351Phone: (850) 627-7677 or 643-2277Charles K. McClellanLicensed Funeral Director 42 years experience Call us Let us explain how we can conveniently handle arrangements in Liberty County. Telephone (850) 674-2266 Y our hometown funeral home since 1994A Hometown Funeral Director You Can Trust and Depend On!Funeral Services with Dignity, Caring and Professionalism. Marlon PeavyPeavy Funeral Home& Crematory OBITUARIESCAROLYN JANE (BURKE) BRYANCLARKSVILLE Carolyn Jane (Burke) Bryan, 67, of Clarksville passed away Thursday morning, July 14, 2011 at her home in Clarksville. She was born on September 6, 1943 in Clarksville and had lived there for most of her life. She worked for several years at the Majic Market, 12 years at Russell Sewing Corp. and 12 years at the Callahan Restaurant. She was a member of Travelers Rest Freewill Baptist Church. She loved camping, traveling and family gatherings. She was preceded in death by her parents, Mark Burke, Jr. and Mae Burke and a brother, Marion Burke of Altha. Survivors include one daughter, Donna Cain and her husband, Johnny of Clarksville; two sons, Steve Campbell and his wife, Nora Ann of Telogia and Scott Campbell and his wife, Jackie of Spring Hill; one brother, Howard Burke and his wife, Dawn of Altha; one sister, Hazel Glaze and her husband, Ronnie of Compass Lake; seven grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren, two nieces and two nephews. Services were held Saturday, July 16 at Peavy Funeral Home Chapel. Memorialization will be by cremation. to may make contributions to Covenant Hospice 4215 Kelson Ave. Suite E, Marianna 32446. Peavy Funeral Home in Blountstown was in charge of the arrangements.CLARENCE EDWARD ADKINSTALLAHASSEE Clarence Edward Adkins, 55, of Tallahassee and a former resident of Calhoun County passed away Tuesday, July 12, 2011 in Tallahassee. He was born in Calhoun County and had lived there all member of the Protestant Faith. He was preceded in death by his parents, Willie and Lucy Adkins; a sister and brother-in-law, Anna and Larry Wolf; a nephew, David Summerlin. Survivors include two sisters, Louise Wommack and her husband, Doug of Havana and Lucille Adkins of Mississippi; two brothers, Eugene Adkins and his wife, Susie of Altha, Rogers Adkins and his wife, Lois of Blountstown; six nephews, Darin Summerlin of Altha, Richard Eugene Adkins and his wife, Veda of Blountstown, Chris Adkins of Mississippi, David Adkins of Altha, Sammy Stewart and his wife, Brandi of Tallahassee and Terry Hill; 12 nieces, Vicky Caseltanos and her husband, Bert of Whiteville, NC, Cassandria Parnell, Alexandria Thompson, Mary Jane Summerlin, Shannon Summerlin, all of Tallahassee, Misty Holcomb and her husband, Kyle of Hosford, Brandi Bunkley of Bristol, Hadley Adkins and her husband, Jim Frank of Wewahitchka, Betty Adkins of Altha, Jennifer Pitts of Blountstown, Julia Roper of Blountstown, Rhonda Tipton and her husband, James of Bristol; four greatnephews, Bradley Pitts, Shawn Pitts and Ethan Pitts all of Blountstown and Zander Adkins; a great-niece, Jennifer Caseltanos, of Whiteville, NC; two brotherin-laws, Charles David Dirt Dobber Adkins of Altha and Claude Hill and friends of the family, Deborah and Raymond Couch of Marianna. Services were held on Monday, July 18 at Peavy Funeral Home Chapel with Reverend Gene Morris Cemetery in Blountstown. Peavy Funeral Home in Blountstown was in charge of the arrangements.TODD A. PREST ONBRISTOL Todd A. Preston, 55, of Bristol, passed away Sunday, July 17, 2011 in Tallahassee. He was born October 15, 1955 to the late Paul W. Preston and Mabel (Hawkins) Preston Stewart. He was employed with the Florida Game & Fish Commission as a Communication Specialist for the past 29 years. He was preceded in death by a brother Robin D. Preston. Survivors include his two sisters, Paula Rahn of Bristol and M. Lynne Carter of Rosharon, TX. Memorialization will be by cremation. Adams Funeral Home in Blountstown is in charge of the arrangements. Online condolences may be made at adamsfh.com.ELSIE ELIZABETH RICHBOURG BELKBLOUNTSTOWN Elsie Elizabeth Richbourg Belk, 99, passed away Friday, July 8, 2011 in Blountstown. A fourth-generation Floridian, she was born in Woodville on September 15, 1911, the youngest daughter of Casweel Jospeh Toben Richbourg and Elizabeth Bettie Johnson Richbourg. She lived in Hosford, Clearwater and Panama City before making her home in West Palm Beach for many years. She moved to Blountstown from Pembroke, GA in 2000. She was a member of Northwood Baptist Church in West Palm Beach and First Baptist Church in Pembroke, GA. She was also a member of the Pembroke Garden Club, Southern Dames of America and United Daughters of the Confederacy, serving through the Margaret Mitchell Chapter in West Palm Beach, and the Confederate Salt Works Chapter in Panama City. She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, William Brady Belk; a son, Ronald Kent Belk; four brothers, Chester Lee, Hosea, Thomas Radford and Nancy Pearl, Allie Mae and Vera Maude. Survivors include her loving nieces and nephews. Memorial services will be held on Tuesday, July 26 at 11 a.m. at Corinth Baptist Church in Hosford. Her cremains will be interred beside her son in Pembroke, GA. Independent Funeral Home in Quincy is in charge of the arrangements.TRESSIE NAOMI HENDERSON CLARKBRISTOL Tressie Naomi Henderson Clark, 84, of Bristol, passed away Monday, July 18, 2011 at her home. She was born in Gadsden, AL and had lived in Bristol since the early s. She was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. Survivors include two sons, William Leon Hender son and his wife, Margaret of Jacksonville and Lentz Haywood Henderson and his wife, Geri of Beverly Hills; two daughters, Rebecca Henderson of Bristol and Susie Hatcher Morris and her husband, Julian of Blountstown; a sister, Lucy Harbin of Gadsden, AL; 12 grandchildren, 22 great-grandchildren, and many nieces, nephews and other extended family. Services will be held at 2 p.m. (ET) on Thursday, July 21 at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints in Bristol. Interment will follow in the Pleasant Hill Cemetery in Bristol. The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. (ET) on Wednesday, July 20 at Adams Funeral Home in Blountstown. Adams Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements. Online condolences may be made at adamsfh. com. Honor your loved ones by making their memory part of our best efforts to defeat cancer. For more information, contact the American Cancer Society.WHAT BETTER TRIBUTE CAN THERE BE?EAST GADSDEN UNIT P.O. Box 563, Quincy 32353 CHIPLEY The Florida Department of Education (FDOE) has awarded $3.6 million dollars of Race to the Top funds over the next three years to the Panhandle Area Educational Consortium (PAEC) for the creation and implementation of a special program for gifted and talented students in 14 Northwest Florida school districts as well as six other small and rural school districts in south Florida in the Heartland Educational Consortium (HEC). Mary Jane Tappen, Deputy Chancellor for Curriculum, Instruction and Student Services with FDOE made the announcement during closing ceremonies at the 44th Annual PAEC/FloridaLearns Foundation Inc. Leadership Conference at the Bay Point Marriot on Panama City Beach. We are very pleased and excited to have earned this competitive award through the hard work and creative efforts of our school districts and staff. More importantly, it is a great oppor tunity for our small, rural districts and their gifted and talented students, said Patrick L. McDaniel, Executive Director for PAEC. The FDOE has made (STEM) Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math education one of its top priorities for providing educational funding through the Race to the Top initiative. The multi-faceted project will involve STEM-related higher education faculty, business and industry and workforce development systems. Through these partnerships, students will engage in authentic STEM research experiences and leadership development. Curriculum is designed to positively impact perceptions, knowledge, and Skills in STEM. According to the 2010 Florida Council of 100 report, Closing the Gap, within a decade nearly 9 out of 10 new jobs will diploma and credentials in a (STEM)Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) discipline. Talented high school students to receive specialized STEM education Our Sunday Buffet includes a variety of delicious items each week from, Fried Chicken, Seafood, Steaks, Ribs, Mashed potatoes & Gravy, Macaroni & Cheese, Green Beans and more Also includes our 21 item Salad Bar & Dessert.Home of the All-U-Can-Eat menuPhone (850) 670-8441Family Coastal Seafood Restaurant $995FORONLY Sunday
Page 16 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL JULY 20, 2011Wicker chair, $25. Call 6744475. 7-20, 7-27Entertainment center in good condition, $25. Call 643-2992.7-20, 7-27Full size recliner, green with vibrator/massage built in and has two miscellaneous compartments. Call 214-6043. 7-13, 7-20Twin size water bed, solid wood with heater, bumper rail and bookcase headboard. Comes with bedding set. All for $175. Call 762-9333. 7-13, 7-20Furniture & more: Two TV/Armoire cabinets, couch and chair set, electric stove with ceramic top in great condition, above stove microwave with hood unit, dishwasher. Still continuing our storewide sale. Lots of other items to choose from. Everyone welcome to shop at the Calhoun Liberty Ministry Center, Hwy. 20 in Blountstown or call 674-1818. UFN CARS1963 Chevy Impala, two door, $4,700 worth of work put in. Asking $6,000 OBO. Call 209-4859. 7-20, 7-271999 Chrysler Sebring, under 70k miles with CD and sunroof, $7,000 OBO. Call 272-1554. 7-13, 7-20 TRUCKS2006 Super Duty Ford F250 XL, V8 turbo engine, 6.0 L. diesel, 4x4, $14,500. Call 643-8381. 7-20, 7-27Camper shell for Dodge truck, $600. Call 643-6589. 7-20, 7-271994 GMC 4x4, $4,500 OBO. Call 643-2975. 7-20, 7-271998 Dodge high top van, equipped with hydraulic handicapped lift, in great shape, AC, 174,000 miles, $2,800 OBO. Call 643-5622. PD 7-13, 7-20 MOTORCYCLES2005 Harley Heritage soft tail, $16,000. Call 643-2975. 7-20, 7-27 TOOLS and EQUIPMENTY anmar 4-wheel drive diesel tractor in excellent shape. 5 ft. Finishing mower in good condition. In ground radio fence with 500 ft. of wire. Call 643-1514 or 643-1459. 7-20, 7-27Landscape trailer, 6 1/2 x 16 two axel trailer with weed eater racks, OBO. Call 643-6589. 7-13, 7-20 5-25, 6-1Poland Pro garden tiller, $250. Call 237-1587. 7-13, 7-20Husqvarna riding mower with 24 hp, good for parts. Call 762-3026. 7-13, 7-20 BOATS & GUNS19 ft. Bayliner Capri boat, 125 hp outboard motor, interior remodeled, ready for water. Call 6437968. 7-20, 7-271996 Lake Sport aluminum boat, 15 ft. with 60 hp Mercury motor. Has tilt & trim, 78 lb. thrust a Minn Kota trolling motor, GPS, depth cated in Hosford. $3,000, serious inquires only. Call 447-3275.7-20, 7-2714 ft. aluminum Jon boat and trailer, foot controlled trolling moteries, 30 hp Nissan (needs car(850) 443-6438. 7-13, 7-20 PETS/SUPPLIESFree female kitten, black and white, 2 1/2 months old. Call 2643273. 7-20, 7-27Free cats and kittens, six kittens, two female cats. Call 674-8010. 7-20, 7-27Rabbits, two adults, six babies, various colors, $10 each. Call 643-6992. 7-20, 7-27Y oung wild eastern turkeys and adult birds. Call 643-2301. 7-20, 7-27Three baby gerbils, $5 each. Call 762-3723. 7-13, 7-20Australia Shepherd/Blue Heeler mixed 7 month old female. Free to a good home, needs lots of room to run and play. Loves kids and chasing cats. Call 674-5940. 7-13, 7-20Tame male hog $100. Call 2371587. 7-13, 7-20 3 HOMES & LAND2 1/2 lots for sale, Two lots measure 40x117. Half lot measures 20.5x117. Located on 11th Street in Blountstown, $10,000 for all lots. Call 674-5312. 7-20, 7-27Approximately one acre located on Turkey Creek Road. Call 4475067. 7-13, 7-20Approximately 10 acres on Telogia Creek Estates, $4,000 an acre. Have $16,000 invested, take over payments OBO. Call 209-4859.7-13, 7-201.09 acres in Hosford, $20,000 ing. Call 209-4859. 7-13, 7-20 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNALCLASSIFIEDSTo place your ad, call 643-3333 by noon Eastern Time on Saturday. Non-business ads run FREE for 2 weeks. ITEMS FOR SALEDell laptop computer with 14 screen, Windows XP Professional with all updates, Pentium M 2.26 Premium, CD/DVD ROM, McAffee antivirus, $200. Call 693-0898.7-20, 7-27Homedics electric massaging cushion deep kneading with heat, new, never used. Fits in any chair for comfort, $40. Call 6748827. 7-20, 7-27Two blue short formal dresses, size 4, $45 each. Call 674-5820 or cell 850-643-6378. 7-20, 7-27Glass chess set Call 214-6043. 7-13, 7-20 Rainbow vacuum cleaner beater bar, it works, $15. Call 762-3723.7-13, 7-20Single bed and double bed, $45 for both. Call 674-3264. 7-13, 7-20Boxes of glass tiles, $30 a box. Call 237-1587. 7-13, 7-20Coffee warmer $200. Four section sink, $200. Call 674-3264.7-13, 7-20 FREEHouse in Altha, tear down and haul it off. Needs to be done soon. Call 899-0034 or 762-8856. 7-13, 7-20 APPLIANCESWhirlpool washer, heavy duty, great shape, older model, $100; both; Whirlpool spa pump, brand new, never used, $100. Call 7623951. 7-20, 7-27Chest type freezer in perfect condition. $100. Call 643-2992.7-20, 7-27GE stove and vent microwave, $175. George Foreman grill, $25. Call 674-5820 or cell 643-6378.7-20, 7-27GE 18 cu ft refrigerator Frigidaire chest freezer. Call 674-8385.7-13, 7-20 ELECTRONICSRoomba Scheduler robotic vacuum cleaner, $175. Venturer mobile DVD system with two monitors, $150. Call 674-5820 or cell 643-6378. 7-20, 7-27 FURNITURELeather couch, with recliners built in on both ends, tan, two speed massagers; two burgundy recliners, leather, very nice must see to be appreciated, $900. Call 643-6589. Will text picture upon request. 7-20, 7-27 BD, 1 1/2 BA TownhousesBRISTOL FOR RENTBLOUNTSTOWN Phone 643-7740 For Rent in ALTHA762-9555 or 762-8597Very NICE 2 & 3 bedroom trailers. 5 x 10 .....$27 10 x 10 ....$43 10 x 20 ....$70 10 x 25 ....$90M & W SELFSTORAGE RENTAL SCall 573-5255, 762-9555, 762-8807 or 762-8597 7 days a week service UFN Mobile Home for Rent in CalhounCall 674-88882 BD, 2 BA, located six miles north on Hwy. 69 N. NO PETS. Damage & Cleaning deposit, Water, sewer and grass cutting provided.UFN REAL ESTATE Will buy 10 to 1,000 acres, reasonably priced. Immediate closing.Call (850) 544-5441 or (850) 570-0222 WANTED: 3.94 Acres For S A LECall 509-8636Deep well, Septic, cleared fenced land Baggot Loop & Twin Oaks Lane in Clarksville HOUSEHOLD ITEMS$175 Queen Pillow -Top Mattress Set. NEW in sealed plastic w/ warranty. 2229879. Delivery avail. 4 pc Micro-Fiber Living Room Set. $500. Hardwood frame, warranty, new in crate, del avail. 545-7112 5 piece bdrm set. Brand NEW in boxes. $449. Can delivery 425-8374. A King Orthopedic pillow top matt set. Brand new in wrapper $395. Can deliver. 222-7783 Bedroom: Complete Designer solid wood, dovetail drawers, 6 piece set, all new. Can deliver. Sealy Posturpedic Queen mattress set ONLY $399. BRAND NEW still in sealed plastic. Full 10 year warran ty. Call 222-7783. Delivery is available. TRI-LAND INC. BROKER(813) 253-3258LI B ER T Y COUN T Y10 acres $65,000 $600 Down, Low Monthly payments zoned for House or Mobile Homes For Rent inBLOUNTSTOWNCall 517-536-8928 $650 mth$650 security/$300 nonrefundable cleaning fee7-20, 7-28
JULY 20, 2011 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL Page 17 Miss a recent Pets & Their People column?Catch up online at CLJNews.com. 3 BD, 2 BA House on Blackbottom Rd. THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNALCLASSIFIEDSTo place your ad, call 643-3333 by noon Eastern Time on Saturday. Non-business ads run FREE for 2 weeks. STARSCOPEFAMOUS BIRTHDA YSARIES Mar 21/Apr 20 Aries, social interaction will put a smile on your face. This lot of time with friends simply enjoying their company. TAURUS Apr 21/May 21 Taurus, if you question too many things, you will never get anything accom plished. Ambivalence leaves you feeling paralyzed. Its time to make a move. GEMINI May 22/Jun 21 Gemini, recent admissions by someone close to you leaves you wondering if this person has ulterior motives. Take things at face value and dont be so suspicious. CANCER Jun 22/Jul 22 Cancer, planning a birthday bash for a loved one takes on new meaning. Youre ready to pull out all the stops and, if done right, this party has the makings of a night to remember. LEO Jul 23/Aug 23 Leo, regardless of what you believe, the world will keep turning if you dont have ultimate control of everything. Therefore, lighten up and share the workload. VIRGO Aug 24/Sept 22 Monetary issues come to the forefront, Virgo. Without some assistance, your accounts could dip much lower than you would like. Take action immediately. LIBRA Sept 23/Oct 23 Libra, its time to focus on personal issues that need to be resolved. Once you tackle these things, you will have more free time to devote to guilty pleasures. SCORPIO Oct 24/Nov 22 Scorpio, you and your spouse or partner dont see eye-to-eye on many things. This can lead to misunderstand ings that need to be resolved. Exercise a little patience. SAGITTARIUS Nov 23/Dec 21 Sagittarius, a relationship that you thought might be long-term has ended prema turely. Dont dwell on what might have been; move on to greener pastures this week. CAPRICORN Dec 22/Jan 20 Capricorn, matters of the heart need to be temporarily set aside because you have other pressing requirements. Just dont neglect family life for too long. AQUARIUS Jan 21/Feb 18 Aquarius, sometimes you have to lighten up, otherwise people may not want to spend time with you. Now is the time to let loose and enjoy yourself. Try to make new friends. PISCES Feb 19/Mar 20 Dont get too lost in your own thoughts this week, Pisces. You need to be focused to handle a few tasks at hand. JULY 31 Dean Cain, Actor (45) AUGUST 1 Coolio, Rapper (48) AUGUST 2 Hallie Eisenberg, Actress (19) AUGUST 3 Tom Brady, Athlete (34) AUGUST 4 Jeff Gordon, NASCAR driver (40) AUGUST 5 Maureen McCormick, Actress (55) AUGUST 6 Michelle Yeoh, Actress (49)Week of July 31 ~ Aug 6 LOST/FOUNDLOST: Blue and gray 30 gallon container. Contains personal valuables, please return. Last seen in Altha. Call 443-8872 or 942-0194. 7-20, 7-27FOUND: White Mini Poodle has collar with no ID. Has one bad eye. Found in Harveys area of Blountstown. Call 447-3528 or 573-8747. 7-20, 7-27LOST: Miniature Red Dachshund on Lee Farm/Flatwoods Road. Has a scar on muzzle. Call 237-2068. 7-20, 7-27LOST DOG: White and brown Jack Russell with red shock collar missing from Bristol Boat Landing area home. No tag. Call 850-4471658. 7-13, 7-20LOST: Red Max commercial weedeater in the Hoecake Road area. Call 643-6589. 7-13, 7-20LOST: Black bobtail male Border Collie. Has white feet and stomdown. Last seen on north end of Angle Street in Blountstown. Call 643-7390. 7-13, 7-20 WANTEDWould like to rent a fenced pasture with water to use for horses. If there isnt a barn I would like to build a shed. I would be responsible for caring for the horses and mending the fence. I can pay $100 a month and I am looking in the Bristol or Hosford area. Call 510-6647. 7-20, 7-27Quicksilver controls for a 1988 Bass boat. Call 643-1514. 7-13, 7-20We buy junk cars and trucks. We will pick them up. Call 6435045 or 447-3819. 3-23 T. 12-28 Terms: *All items sell AS IS *5% Buyer Premium *cash, cashier checks or credit cards accepted Surplus trucks, vehicles, equipment and misc. ALSO items from other area counties, cities, school districts & lendersSaturday, July 23 at 9 a.m. Panama City, FL Bay County yard, Majette Tower Rd.ITEMS INCLUDE: *Late model graders and dozers *backhoes *tractors *crane truck *lighting loader *several boats *16 school buses *sheriff & police cars *numerous pickups *dump trailers *mowers *police segways *dirt bike *welders *MUCH MORE! AUCTIONMidway Machinery & AuctionCall 576-5500 or visit, midwaymachineryandauction.com CAMPERS1998 32 ft. Dolphin motorhome. Self-contained with onboard generator with gas engine. Sleeps six with a full kitchen and bath, $17,500. Call 237-2440 after 4 p.m. if before leave message.7-20, 7-27 YARD SALESX AL THA XY ard sale, Saturday, July 23 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., located at 15388 NW JW Rackley Rd., corner of JM Dillard and Rackley, hundreds of Beanie Babies, collectable cookie jars, teapot, microwave and much more. Phone 762-3477. At TNT Collision Center, we put over 75 years of combined experience to work for your car. With state-of-the-art equipment, meticulous craftsmanship, well get you back on the road quickly and safely, at a price you can trust. *Lifetime Warranty on Repairs *Will pay up to $500 of your deductible *Over 75 years combined experienceTNTTOBY GARNETT, OWNER Collision Center Best of the Latest Country Charted songs, mixed in with your favorite oldies. K102.7 FM Hometown News, weather and river readings at 8 a.m. ET. Our daily newscast also air at 1 p.m. and again at 5 p.m. ET. Swap Shop with Ruth from 9-10 a.m. ET (sometimes even longer!) 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Page 18 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL JULY 20, 2011 JOB MARKET Liberty County School BoardJOB ANNOUNCEMENTThe Liberty County School District currently has a position open for the 2011-2012 school year. To view and apply for this position, go to www.lcsbonline.org. Applications will be received from July 12 through July 21Teacher @ WR Tolar K-8Employment opportunities are offered without regard to race, religion, sex, national origin, age, handicap or marital status. NEEDS A COOK Must be able to cook large quantities. Must have grill experience. Must have a good work ethic. to apply, leave message if interested. You will get a call back.ALTHA DI N ERat 25563 N Main Street in Altha Full Time & Part Time POSITIONSComputer experience preferred, able to work with the public, a good work ethic and more.APPLY IN PERSONNo phone calls pleaseStricklands Hardware Located on Hwy. 20 in BristolHELP WANTED PUBLIC AND LEGAL NOTICESIN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE SECOND JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OF THE STATE OF FLORIDA, IN AND FOR LIBERTY COUNTY CIVIL DIVISION CASE NO: 11-99-CA IN RE FORFEITURE OF: 2001 Ford Pickup Truck V in #1FTNW21F41EA05466 ZACHARY PRICE TAYLOR Owner/Claimant ____________________ NOTICE OF FORFEITURE PROCEEDINGS TO ALL PERSONS OR ENTITIES HA VING OR CLAIMING TO HA VE ANY RIGHT, TITLE OR INTEREST IN THE ABOVE DESCRIBED PROPERTY which was seized on July 11, 2011, in Liberty County, Florida by the Liberty County Sheriffs tody of it. YOU ARE NOTIFIED that an action for forfeiture has described property and you are required to serve a copy of your written defenses, if any, to it on Jennifer Wintrode Shuler, Attorney for the Liberty address is P. O. Box 37, Bristol, FL 32321, on or before July 26, this Court either before service on attorney for the Liberty mediately thereafter; otherwise a default will be entered against you for the relief demanded in the complaint. ROBERT HILL Clerk of the Court P. O. Box 399 Bristol, Florida 32321 7-13, 7-20 _____________________________________IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE SECOND JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OF THE STATE OF FLORIDA, IN AND FOR LIBERTY COUNTY CIVIL DIVISION CASE NO: 11-100-CA IN RE FORFEITURE OF: 2001 Dodge Pickup Truck V in #3B7HF13ZX1G202665 KENNETH ADRIAN BEST Owner/Claimant ______________ NOTICE OF FORFEITURE PROCEEDINGS TO ALL PERSONS OR ENTITIES HA VING OR CLAIMING TO HA VE ANY RIGHT, TITLE OR INTEREST IN THE ABOVE DESCRIBED PROPERTY which was seized on June 16, 2011, in Liberty County, Florida by the Liberty County has custody of it. YOU ARE NOTIFIED that an action for the above described property and you are required to serve a copy of your written defenses, if any, to it on Jennifer Wintrode Shuler, Attorney for the Liberty address is P. O. Box 37, Bristol, FL 32321, on or before August of this Court either before service on attorney for the Liberty mediately thereafter; otherwise a default will be entered against you for the relief demanded in the complaint. ROBERT HILL Clerk of the Court P. O. Box 399 Bristol, Florida 32321 7-13, 7-20 _____________________________________IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE SECOND JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR LIBERTY COUNTY FLORIDA CASE NO: 08-106DR IN RE: THE FORMER MARRIAGE OF: SHANNON BARLOW F ormer Husband and TERESA BAILEY F/K/A TERESA BARLOW, Former Wife, __________________/ NOTICE OF ACTION TO: Teresa Bailey f/k/a, Teresa Barlow Last Know Address 6315 Rook Drive Youngstown, FL 32466 YOU ARE NOTIFIED that an enforcement/foreclosure acare required to serve a copy of your written defenses, if any, on Former Husbands attorney, J. David House, 16865 SE River Street, Blountstown, Florida 32424, on or before August 8, the Clerk of this Court either before service on Petitioners attorney or immediately thereafter; otherwise a default will be entered against you for the relief demanded in the Motion. Witness my hand and seal of this Court on this 5th day of July 2011. ROBERT HILL Clerk of the Court P.O. Box 399 Bristol, FL 32321 Liberty County Florida 7-13 T 8-3 _____________________________________IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE FOURTEENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR CALHOUN COUNTY FLORIDA CIVIL ACTION CASE NO.: 07 2010 CA 000022 DIVISION: U.S. BANK NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, AS TRUST EE FOR MORGAN STANLEY MORTGAGE LOAN TRUST 2007-8XS Plaintiff, vs. MAR VIN WALKER CLEMMONS, et al, Defendant(s). ___________________/NOTICE OF RESCHEDULED SALENOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN Pursuant to an Order Rescheduling Foreclosure Sale dated July 13, 2011, and entered in Case No. 07 2010 CA 000022 of the Circuit Court of the Fourteenth Judicial Circuit in and for Calhoun County, Florida in which U.S. Bank National Association, as Trustee for Morgan Stanley Mortgage Loan Trust 20078XS, is the Plaintiff and Marvin Walker Clemmons, Rebecca A. Carpenter n/k/a Rebecca A. Clemmons, are defendants, I will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash in/on, Calhoun County, Florida at/on the 25th day of August, 2011, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment of Foreclosure: COMMENCE AT A CONCRETE MONUMENT MARKING THE SOUTHWEST CORNER OF SECTION 33, TOWNSHIP 1 NORTH, RANGE 8 WEST, CALHOUN COUNTY, FLORIDA AND RUN THENCE SOUTH 89 DEGREES 59 MINUTES 17 SECONDS EAST, ALONG THE SOUTHERLY BOUNDARY OF THE SOUTHWEST QUARTER OF SAID SECTION 33, A DISTANCE OF 1441.04 FEET TO THE EASTERLY RIGHT OF WAY BOUNDARY OF PEAR STREET (50 FOOT RIGHT OF WAY); THENCE NORTH 00 DEGREES 26 MINUTES 55 SECONDS WEST, ALONG SAID EASTERLY RIGHT OF WAY BOUNDARY 1792.77 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING; THENCE CONTINUE NORTH 00 DEGREES 26 MINUTES 55 SECONDS WEST, ALONG SAID EASTERLY RIGHT OF WAY BOUNDARY A DISTANCE OF 80.00 FEET TO THE SOUTHERLY RIGHT OF WAY BOUNDARY OF A PROPOSED 50 FOOT WIDE STREET; THENCE SOUTH 87 DEGREES 26 MINUTES 48 SECONDS EAST, ALONG SAID SOUTHERLY RIGHT OF WAY BOUNDARY A DISTANCE OF 125.00 FEET; THENCE SOUTH 00 DEGREES 14 MINUTES 28 SECONDS EAST, A DISTANCE OF 78.55 FEET; THENCE NORTH 88 DEGREES, 06 MINUTES, 13 SECONDS WEST, A DISTANCE OF 124.65 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING. A/K/A 16365 SOUTHEAST PEAR STREET, BLOUNT STOWN, FL 32424. Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date claim within 60 days after the sale. Dated in Calhoun County, Florida this 13th day of July, 2011. Clerk of Circuit Court Calhoun County, Florida Ruth Attaway Albertelli Law Attorney for Plaintiff P. O. Box 23028 Tampa, FL 33623 (813) 221-4743 10-33250 If you are a person with a disability who needs assistance in order to participate in a program or service of the State Courts System, you should contact the Court Administra fax (850) 747-5717 within two (2) working days of receipt of this notice; if you are hearing or voice impaired, please call 1-800-955-8771. The above is to be published in the Calhoun-Liberty Journal 7-20-11 & 7-27-11. by Ginny Hinton, UF/IFAS Family & Consumer Sciences Extension Agent for Santa Rosa County It's summertime, and the livin' is itchy especially if you spend time outside during dusk or dawn. The best ways to avoid mosquito bites are to stay out of mosquito-infested areas, wear protective clothes, and use insect repellant. According to the EPA, correct use of products containing DEET is not a health concern, while "natural" repellants may not always be safe alternatives, especially if used in high concentrations. Best practice is to always follow the label instructions and use only repellants approved by the EPA. Also avoid repellants combined with sunscreens. Because sunscreens are designed to be used frequently and liberally, too much repellant may be applied even when the product is used as directed. It's best to apply to be sure each product works cor rectly. Some popular ways to prevent mosquito bites are surprisingly ineffective. For example, there is no evidence that any sound-emitting devices will repel mosquitoes. There is also no garlic, onions, or other foods to make you less attractive to mosquitoes. A mosquitos attraction is based on a complex interaction of both chemical and visual signals, so certain foods may work to keep the insects away from one person but not another. Bug zappers dont work well either. Studies show that they dont reduce the number of mosquitoes and they kill other bugs, like moths and beetles, more than they kill mosquitoes. The bottom line is, if you dont want to feel the itch, take steps to avoid mosquitoes. dawn and avoid places that are calm, shady and humid. fewer bites youll get. water near your house and use an EPA-approved repellant according to the label directions.Condensed from Mosquitoes: How to Avoid Their Bites, www.solutionsforyourlife.com. Take the itch out of summer
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