The Calhoun-Liberty journal
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Title: The Calhoun-Liberty journal
Portion of title: Calhoun Liberty journal
Physical Description: Newspaper
Language: English
Publisher: The Liberty Journal, Inc.
Place of Publication: Bristol Fla
Publication Date: 08-17-2011
Frequency: weekly
Subjects / Keywords: Newspapers -- Bristol (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Liberty County (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
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Spatial Coverage: United States -- Florida -- Liberty -- Bristol
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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).
Funding: Funded in part by the University of Florida, the Library Services and Technology Assistance granting program of Florida, the State Library and Archives of Florida, and other institutions and individuals.
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A birthday and a wedding.....12 Gardening column.....16 Obituaries.....17 Getting ready for football season.....18 Sheriff's Log...2 Community Calendar...4 Commentary...8 News from the Pews...10 Farmer's Almanac...11 50includes tax THE CALHOUN-LIBER TY J OURNAL Volume 31, Number 33 Wednesday, August 17, 2011 CLJ News.comSheriff honors young hero Liberty County Sheriff Donnie Conyers recognized the life-saving efforts of 10-year-old Luke Johnson Monday with the presentation of a Certificate of Meritorious Act. Luke, shown here with his dad, Darrell Johnson, was at a church conference at the Woodman of the World camp in Hosford on Aug. 2 when he spotted a four-year-old child face down in the pool. Luke pulled the youngster out and got the attention of adults, who began CPR and called for an ambulance. The little boy was not breathing and his lips were turning blue. The child was hospitalized and is expected to make a full recovery, thanks to Lukes quick action. The Johnson family, which includes Lukes mom, Rachel, and sisters Lauren and Layla, recently moved back to Bristol. If you missed last weeks story about Lukes actions, you can read it online at Teresa Eubanks, Journal EditorBlountstown Police Officer Caleb Tolbert, 27, of Altha, has been fired after admitting to using methamphetamine. department reported late in the evening on Aug. 9 that Tolbert may have been involved with the drug, according to Police Chief Rodney Smith. then confronted Tolbert the next morning. He admitted the police chief. Department in December of 2010 and was still on probationary status. Smith said his job performance had been unsatisfactory. He was sometimes late to patrol car resulted in him being placed on suspension. The chief also noted that Tolbert seemed to avoid coming in to the police department, saying, The another, it affects just about every family in the county. for three years.BPD Ofcer red after admitting meth use Drivers are slowing down and enjoying the stop at the red light at S.R. 20 and Hwy. 71 in Blountstown after local artist Jeff Vickery put up his latest mural on the side of The Diamond Corner building Monday. Find out how this project came together on page 7. DANIEL WILLIAMS PHOTOA NEWVIEWby Teresa Eubanks, Journal EditorA former Liberty Correctional Institution inmate has been charged with aggravated manslaughter in the death of another inmate in January 2011. Paul Anthony Venth, 34, of Milton, is accused Thomas Manton, who died Jan. 20, three days Dept. of Corrections. in Bristol Monday, Venth was moved from Liberty Correctional Institution to ACI. Other inmates in the same dorm reported that Venth had harassed Venth, who was serving a seven year, six month sentence for armed burglary, repeatedly taunted Manton, who was serving a 15 year sentence for possession of child pornography, often cursing him and calling him an f---ing child A witness to the first he saw Venth go near He said the two men were standing by the wall arguing when Venth suddenly punched Manton in the jaw. After being hit, Manton said his head hurt and he felt sluggish but he his life, according to the witness. A second witness reported that on Jan. 17, Manton was sitting on P AUL VENTHLCI inmate charged with aggravated manslaughter in death of 71-year-oldSee LCI INMATE CHARGED continued on page 3 Ex-Blountstown City Manager hired to oversee Georgia town PAGE 3 Meet young Lauren Davis and her special pet, Mrs. Henne PAGE 11 Adult School students earn diplomas, PAGE 14 Local ladies donate their hair to Locks of Love PAGE 18Merrill Traylor and Ralph White enjoy a chat while attending an exhibit of local artists work. Find out more inside on page 13.


Page 2 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL AUGUST 17, 2011 arresting agency. The names above represent those charged. We remind our readers that all are presumed innocent until proven guilty.Blountstown Police Dept.Aug. 8 through Aug. 14, 2011 Citations issued: Accidents...............02 .................10 Special details Business alarms.....03 Residential alarms..........00 ..............................................................31 CALHOUN COUNTYAug 8 VOP, CCSO. Aug 9 VOCC, CCSO. VOP, CCSO. Aug 10 failure to appear, CCSO. Aug 11 non-payment of child support, CCSO. possession of meth, manufacture of meth, possession of a controlled substance, possession of prescription drugs without a prescription, possession or use of drug paraphernalia, CCSO. Aug 12 battery (times 2), CCSO. disorderly intoxication, resist/obstruct/oppose a law enforcement officer without violence, CCSO. VOCR, CCSO. possession of a controlled substance, CCSO. DUI, CCSO. Aug 13 VOP, possession of meth, possession of listed chemicals, manufacture of meth, CCSO. LIBERTY COUNTYAug 9 aggravated battery, LCSO. Gadsden County warrant, LCSO. Aug 12 holding for CCSO, CCSO. holding for CCSO, CCSO. manufacture of methamphetamine (warrant), self. holding for CCSO, CCSO. SHERIFFS LOG T wo arrested following altercations at local barA Blountstown woman was charged with two counts of assault following an altercation at the Swampy Tonk Bar early Friday morning. Deputies responded to report of a physical altercation at 1:17 a.m. and found that Amanda Harris, 32, had been arguing inside with Ashley Hendrix, 25. Harris went outside. Sometime later, Hendrix walked out of the bar and came around a corner and was confronted by Harris, who began hitting her in the face. Several patrons broke them up. Next, Harris went after Hendrixs sister, Elizabeth, 26, and began hitting her in the face. Others stepped in to separate the women. Harris was arrested for battery on both sisters. Minutes later, deputies received a second call of a physical disturbance at the bar and arrived to find 15 to 20 people gathered outside, many angry and yelling. As deputies began to diffuse the situation, an intoxicated bar patrol yelling at deputies. As the group began to disperse, OBrian continued arguing with deputies. After he refused to leave or calm down, he was taken into custody and charged with resisting A Wewahitchka man caught going 62 mph in a 35 mph zone by a deputys radar was arrested for DUI after failing to pass a roadside sobriety test Friday night. Deputy Eddie Dalton was northbound on SR 71, just south of Altha, when he noticed a southbound vehicle that appeared to be speeding. He turned around to follow the car and saw it travel over the white line twice and go into the center of the road once before stopping the driver. the strong odor of an alcoholic beverage coming from the drivers face and saw an open beer can on the drivers Two breath samples submitted for testing his alcohol level resulted in readings of .106 and .105. Floridas legal limit is .08. Medley was released on $1,000 bond. ARREST REPORTS compiled by Journal Editor Teresa Eubanks methamphetamineAn Altha man was arrested for possession of methamphetamine, possession of listed chemicals and manufacture of methamphetamine along with a parole violation that he was cooking meth late Friday night. Deputies arrived at the Pennington Avenue residence where David Lee Adkins, 35, was staying. When deputies went inside the home, they noted that there was a strong chemical methamphetamine odor present and the living room was in a haze. They entered Adkins room, where they saw the red glow of a hotplate at the end of his bed. Inside they found Numerous items common to the meth-making process were found, including a plastic bottle with a bi-layer liquid inside, a funnel and a glass plate that both had meth residue and an eye dropper bottle believed to hold acid. Numerous components for a meth lab were found inside a pair of bags, including suspected ammonium nitrate, suspected acid, crushed pseudoephedrine, suspected lye, stripped lithium batteries, empty blister packs, empty reaction vessels and empty bottles of pseudoephedrine wash. A box with glass plates and glass measuring cups which had meth residue on them was found on the dresser. A woman who sped up after a patrol car drove up behind her intersection of 16th Street and S.R. 20 around 6 p.m. Thursday night. It was noted in the arrest report that Nichols had received information that the driver, Brenda Kay Moore, 48, of Blountstown, had been involved in methamphetamine activity at her home. After approaching the driver, Nichols asked her to step out of the car. He noted that her appearance had altered since her drivers license photo was taken. She had sores all over her arms and legs, and burn scars on her arms, which he noted were consistent with long-term methamphetamine use. During a search, several pills were found in her purse including two Lortab and four other prescription drugs and a marijuana roach. When he opened a small leather pouch that had been in her purse, he found two small containers one held crushed Lortab, which she told he she snorted and the other had short straw and a white methamphetamine. A mirror, three short straws and two razor blades were found in a backpack in the vehicle. Deputies then went to her Mayo Street residence to search the home and the grounds. They discovered a blue canvas bag just inside the woods in the corner of her yard. Inside they found a 20 ounce reaction vessel that held a bilayer of liquid, an eye dropper bottle See ARREST REPORTS on page 3


AUGUST 17, 2011 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL Page 3 South East Eye Specialists Walk-Ins welcome & most glasses made in 1 hour! 2 COMPLETE PAIR OF EYEGLASSES $149From a select group of frames BOTH PAIRS INCLUDE: GUEST SPEAKER Mickey Andrews THERE IS NO CHARGE FOR T HIS EVEN T Seminole Booster Meeting Aug. 23 at 6:30 p.m.For information, call Kelly Lowrey at 447-3804 Former Blountstown City Manager is hired for same position in Hogansville, GA Former Blountstown City Manager James Woods has been hired as the new city manager for Hogansville, GA. A member of the city council phoned him Monday night to give him the news. Woods, who was not rehired following a 3-2 vote by the Blountstown City Council earlier this year, will begin his new duties soon. The historic community is located 45 minutes southwest of Atlanta and is known for its many antique shops, gift boutiques and annual Hummingbird Festival. The Hogansville City Council meets in an ornate old Royal Theater building. The Atlanta Journal Constitution dubbed Hogansville, One of the Ten Prettiest Small Towns in Georgia. He said Hogansville is similar in size to Blountstown and is an all-utility city poised for growth. A new car plant is less than 20 minutes from the city and a developer is ready to begin some projects after utility During a recent visit to the city, Woods said he was impressed with the pride of ownership evident throughout the residential areas as well as the friendliness of the business community. The former city manager is retiring and will be around for about a month to help with the transition. But the family isnt saying goodbye to Blountstown. Were not cutting our ties to the community, Woods said. Weve made too many friends here and this has become too much like home for us. His daughter, Cassandra, plans to remain in the area and attend Chipola College. His son, Justin, will move with him to Georgia. I hate to be leaving friends behind but Ive got to put food on the table for my family, he said, adding, In this economy, having an opportunity to be employed is a great blessing. locker. After the men exchanged words, Venth turned, cursed at Manton and hit him in the jaw, causing him to fall back on his bunk. The next morning, Manton was vomiting and appeared ill. From Jan. 13 through 17, Manton stayed in the dorm, leaving only for occasional meals, according to the report. On Jan. 18, Manton walked out of the dorm to seek medical assistance. A that his speech was slurred helped him get to a bench to sit down until a wheelchair was brought to take him to the medical department. An ambulance was called to the prison and Manton was taken to Tallahassee Memorial Hospital. He was pronounced brain dead Jan. 19 and removed from a ventilator the following day. After conducting an autopsy, a doctor ruled that the cause of death was due to complications of traumatic left subdural hematoma, in the area where Manton was struck. In a letter written to his son, Manton identified his attacker as Prince, a nickname Venth is known by. His son turned the letter over to investigators. Manton, who lived in Okeechobee until his arrest, was sentenced Aug. 6, 2010 after entering into a plea agreement with the state in which 33 counts of possession of child pornography would be reduced to one count in exchange for his plea. Manton told the judge at his sentencing he was concerned that he would not get the proper medical care in prison to keep him alive because he suffered a heart attack and underwent bypass surgery the previous year.ARREST REPORTcontinued from page 2of acid, a jar of suspected ammonium nitrate, digital scales, a jar with white residue, a funnel and a set of forceps. Near the bag was a partially burned Sudafed box. There were several burn areas throughout the back yard where it was obvious that contraband had been destroyed, Nichols wrote in the arrest report. Moore was charged with possession of methamphetamine, manufacture of methamphetamine, possession of a controlled substance, possession of prescription drugs without a prescription and possession or use of drug paraphernalia. LCI INMATE CHARGED continued from the front page


Page 4 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL AUGUST 17, 2011Thats how many copies of The Calhoun-Liberty Journal were distributed last week, ensuring plenty of coverage for your community announcements and great response for our business advertisers! 5,357 The Calhoun-Liberty Journal is published each Wednesday by the Liberty Journal Inc., Summers Road, P.O. Box 536, Bristol, FL 32321. Annual subscriptions are $18. Periodicals postage paid at Bristol, FLPOSTMASTER: Send address corrections to: P.O. Box 536, Bristol, FL 32321. (USPS 012367) Summers Road Located at 11493 NW Summers Road in Bristol MAILING ADDRESS: P.O. Box 536, Bristol, FL 32321 TELEPHONE (850) 643-3333 Fax (850) 643-3334 EMAIL: ADS: JOURNAL ST AFFJohnny Eubanks...................Publisher Teresa Eubanks........................ 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.THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL BIRTHDAYS Betty Hinthorn & Tony AndersonCalhoun Correctional Institution 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. (CT) Blood MobileTODAYS MEETINGS9 a.m., Veterans Memorial Park Civic Center 7 p.m., Altha Volunteer Fire DepartmentAA, 6 p.m., Altha Community Center 6 pm., First United Methodist Church Youth Hall on Clinton St. Marianna 7 p.m., Apalachee Restaurant O.E.S., 7 p.m., Dixie Lodge in Blountstown.Dance, 8-12 p.m. at the Legion Hall in BlountstownTODAYS MEETINGS, noon, Calhoun-Liberty Hospital 7 p.m., Calhoun County Old Ag Bldg. east door, in front of jail 6:30 p.m., Mormon Church, Bristol 11:30 p.m., First Baptist Church of BristolTODAYS MEETINGSAA, 7 p.m., basement of Calhoun County Courthouse 7 p.m., Fire House 4 p.m., Calhoun Liberty Hospital Wednesday, August 17 Thursday, August 18 Friday, August 19 Saturday, August 20 Sunday, August 21 Monday, August 22 Tuesday, August 23 7 p.m., Rivertown Community Church BIRTHDAYS Donnie Bolding, Jr., Bill Fisher & Billie BrockBIRTHDAYSRuth Ann Eberly, Pam Addison & Susan BarberBIRTHDAYS Terry Jennings BIRTHDAYS Gyll Moore, Dona Dunn & Ron Mears ANNIVERSARIESBruce & Pam AndersSeminole Boosters Club 6:30 p.m. (ET), Veterans Memorial Civic CenterBRISTOL Death by Chocolate 5 p.m., W.T. Neal Civic Center TODAYS MEETINGS7 p.m., Veterans Memorial Park Civic Center 9 a.m., WT Neal Civic Center 6 p.m., Apalachee Rest.BIRTHDAYSPam Anders, John Mark Bulzer & Samantha Rankin First Day of School for Liberty & Calhoun CountiesBLOUNTSTOWN HIG H SC H OOL Open House10 a.m. to noon LI B ERTY COUNTY Farm Bureau Banquet 6:30 p.m. ET, Veterans Memorial Civic Center Attend the Church of your choice this Sunday Parent orientation to be held Aug. 19 at BES Movie on the Square after dedication on Friday in Blountstown LCHS Class of '76 plans 35th reunion MOVIE ON THE SQUARE High School Musical at dark, Magnolia Square Park IN BLOUNTSTOWN


AUGUST 17, 2011 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL Page 5 Buy Rite Drugs Get ready for school & football season with a new Bulldog shirt. Bulldog Tees CHECK OUT THE NEW DESIGNWe LOVE our DAWGs Many styles and colors to choose from. Get yours T ODA Y they will be going fast. Qualifying Opens Soon For City of Bristol Election City of Bristol election scheduled for November 15th 2011. Each of these seats will serve a 2 year term. and Councilmembers Gilda Drummond, Brigham Shuler, and Steve Cutshaw. ber 31, 2011. Qualifying will be held August 29 thru NW Virginia G. Weaver St., during regular business hours. The books are scheduled to close on Oct. 17, 2011 for registering to vote in this election. August 23, 6:00 7:30 p.m. What is a Provider Fair? free tutoring services to qualifying students in our district. What is SES? FREE TU T ORINGhind (NCLB) Act. year), W. R. TOLAR K-8 SCHOOL and HO SF ORD ELEMEN T ARY AND JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL. Make plans now to come out and meet our Providers. Providers will be available to give you information about academic tutoring that is available to qualifying students free of charge. Additional information will be available at W. R. T olar and Hosford Elementary and Junior High School. Florida Civil War Heritage Trail Guidebook is latest addition to states Heritage seriesTALLAHASSEE Secretary of State Kurt Browning announced the release of the Florida Civil War Heritage Trail guidebook. The 80 page booklet is the newest addition to the Florida Heritage Trail series. The Florida Civil War Heritage Trail guidebook offers a factual account of the impact that the Civil War had on Floridas communities and families, said Secretary Browning. Information presented in this publication provides a valuable educational resource that will enhance our knowledge and understanding of the Florida places, people and events that played a role in this historic struggle. The Florida Civil War Heritage Trail guidebook includes a background essay on the history of the Civil War in Florida, a timeline of events, a selected bibliography, and 31 sidebars on important Florida topics, issues and individuals of the period. The guidebook also includes buildings, cemeteries, museum exhibits, monuments, historical markers and other sites in Florida with direct links to the Civil War. The Florida Civil War Heritage Trail guidebook was produced by the Florida Association of Museums (FAM), with the support of historic preservation grant assistance provided by the Florida Department of States Division of Historical Resources, assisted by the Florida Historical sional organization for Floridas museums and museum professionals that serves as a resource for information on the more than 340 museums in the state, provides continuing education and networking opportunities for museum professionals, and enhances the ability of museums to serve the public interest. For more information about the Florida Association of Museums, visit www. The Florida Department of State will be making copies of the booklet available to public libraries, educators, students and interested citizens throughout the state. In addition to the Civil War Heritage Trail, the Florida Heritage Trail series includes the Florida Spanish Colonial Heritage Trail, Florida Native American Heritage Trail, Florida World War II Heritage Trail, Florida Cuban Heritage Trail, Florida Black Heritage Trail, Florida Jewish Heritage Trail, and the Florida Womens Heritage Trail. All of Floridas trail series guidebooks can be viewed online at the Department of States Division of Historical ervation/trails/index.cfm. To request copies of any of Floridas trail series guidebooks, please contact Susanne Heritage Trail guidebook is also available for free at the Museum of Florida History.The Florida Department of States Museum of Florida History, managed by the departments Division of Cultural Affairs, is located inside the R. A. Gray Building, home of the Florida Department of State, at 500 South Bronough Street in Tallahassee, Florida. Hours are Monday through Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.; Saturday, 10:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.; Sunday and holidays, noon to 4:30 p.m. Admission and parking are free. For more information, visit the To the editor, I, through unexpected circum stance on Wednesday, Aug.10, really understood what kind of people live among us in this small town. I am thankful and appreciate our caring community and those employed by Liberty County. They do earn a paycheck yes, but some go beyond their job requirements. On Wednesday my sister called 911 on my behalf and within minutes the ambulance with a deputy was at my home wheeling my child out on a stretcher. I felt helpless but they were profes sional, courteous and patient. Their task was to get Trinity to the helicopter safe and alive. Those two ladies executed that beautifully. That night I received a phone call from E.M.T. Melissa expressing her concern for Trinity. I am almost sure if we were in a big town I would have not received that call. I thank God for our town and those in it. Also later that day when I came out of the emergency ICU to give my family an update my heart swelled with joy to see my natural family and my church family waiting and praying for us. We have a great community and great people who live in it. I want to express how thankful I am for all their help that day and how concerned everyone was and how nice they were. My day was intense but those who care made it a little easier Thanks for your time and prayers. James, Sharee, Madason and Trinity McKayCaring people come to familys aid during emergency SPEAK UP!WITH A LETTER TO THE EDITORWrite: The Calhoun-Liberty Journal P.O. Box 536, Bristol 32321 or send email to


Page 6 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL AUGUST 17, 2011 Your child could be eligible to receive free after school tutoring though the Supplemental Educational Services (SES) program for the 2010-2011 school year if they are eligible for free or reducedprice lunch and attends Blountstown Elementary or Blountstown Middle School. Blountstown Elementary and Blountstown Middle Schools are schools that have of improvement Tutoring is offered in science, mathematics and reading/lan guage arts. This tutoring takes place outside of the regular school day. Each provider offers a different program on different days at different locations. For a list of tutors please contact Jenny Hill at the number below. T utoring will start by Oct. 15. There will be a Provider Fair for Blountstown Elementary and Blountstown Middle School students on Aug. 19 in the lunch room at the Blountstown Elementary School starting at 8 a.m. and ending at 11 a.m. You will have the opportunity to meet the Providers and ask questions about their programs. If you cannot make it to the Provider Fair SES Enrollment forms are available and may be picked up at Blountstown Elementary School, Blountstown Middle School or from the District Forms must be returned on or before Sept. 5 to your childs school or mail, fax, or deliver to the attention of Jenny Hill Special Street, Blountstown, FL 32424 or The district will give priority to the lowest performing students if there is not enough funds to provide services to all eligible students whose parents request the services. If you have questions or need additional information, please conFree T utoring at Blountstowns Elementary & Middle Schools Provider Fair Aug. 19 from 8-11 a.m. After months of planning and preparation Merle Normans Seasonal Department is expanding to include Balloon Art and Floral Design (coming soon)! Come see us, weve got it covered for any occasion. As always we offer custom bows for other holiday decor!Come see our Halloween and Fall Decorations! Custom balloon sculptures available for any holiday or occasionArches in hundreds of design for every occasion PHONE Playing their new musical instruments are, front row: Elizabeth Maupin, Elise Smith, Katelyn Shuler, Cameron Masai, Brittley Sangster and Kimberly Nowling. Back row: Bethany Redmond, Rachel Redmond, Brittany Shuler and Christian Ammons.LEFT: Katelyn Shuler shows off her weaving. ABOVE: Elizabeth Maupin watercolors her piece.Art Camp at the Blountstown Library


AUGUST 17, 2011 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL Page 7 by Teresa Eubanks, Journal EditorLocal artist Jeff Vickery has done what many people dream of. He quit his full time job to pursue his passion. Hes always enjoyed art but longed to do something bigger than life by painting murals. Last year, he made the wall of the Snowden Land Surveying building on North Pear Street fanciful lettering, a dark background of trees and reproduced a series of black and white photos that prompted passers by to stop for a few minutes just to take it all in. showcase his work. Rather than tell people about it, I thought Id show them, he said. It worked. Members of the Blountstown Main Street program took notice, along with just about everybody else who drives along North Pear Street. Main Street allotted money from past fundraisers to pay for his latest effort, which just went up on the west wall of The Diamond Corner at S.R. 71 and S.R. 20. Vickery began putting the 10 x 35-foot mural in place on Monday, drawing plenty of curious looks as he installed it in sections. He returned Tuesday to touch up a few spots and make sure everything was in place. After over it with a clear, protective coating. He estimates that he put over 180 hours of work into the mural. He got plenty of reaction as he worked early this week, with motorists honking their horns and giving him the thumbs up as they drove by. The centerpiece of the mural is from an old colorized postcard, Vickery explained. Main Street members helped select a series of landmark buildings to be included in the mural. We went though all the old pictures we had and I picked out the ones I thought the design, he said. Vickery, along with the Main Street members, went through three or layout. Main Street President Edwin Strawn said that after the group approved the design, he and his wife, Lynn as owners of the business the mural would be displayed on had a request. They asked that the image of the 1952 Dodge truck that Strawns father once drove, loaded with the boats he had built, be included. It was. As business owners, we hope it will attract people and make them want to stop, said Strawn. He believes the murals will show those passing through the area that the people of Blountstown remember and treasure their heritage. He hopes the artwork will spark some interest and encourage visitors to take their time and perhaps stop, eat at one of the local restaurants and do a little shopping. Vickery recently did a mural for the Calhoun County Elections Office after a private citizen donated the funds for the project. The patriotic design features the Honor of a Veteran theme. The next mural will be for a new restaurant set to open west of Blountstown in the former J&N Building. When funding is found and a location is secured, Vickery will begin working on his next project for Main Street, according to Strawn.Mural depicts long-gone buildings and historic views of Blountstown BETH EUBANKS PHOTO


Page 8 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL AUGUST 17, 2011 COMMENTARY Late Night LaughsA RECAP OF RECENT OBSER V ATIONS BY LATE NIGHT TV HOSTS.President Obama said this week that the down grading of our credit rating should give America a renewed sense of urgency. A renewed sense of urgency? The only people that dont think its urweek vacation. JAY LENOA new report shows that due to the weak econo my right now, more Americans are canceling their cable television. Good luck trying to live without eight shows about cakes. CONAN OBRIENThe Republican Party is making automated robocalls to voters, blaming Democrats for the credit downgrade. Yeah, I thought I got a robocall from Mitt Romney. Turns out it was actually Mitt Romney. JIMMY F ALLONS&P downgraded the United States from AAA to AA+, and it gets worse. Today, Italy, England, and Greece un-friended us on Facebook. JAY LENOA new study shows that Americans with Type 2 diabetes can completely reverse the disease by eating healthy foods. In other words, no cure for Type 2 diabetes. CONAN OBRIENIt has been a crazy week for stocks. First down, then up, then down, and today they are up again. Its like trying to follow Gary Busey when hes off his meds. JAY LENOThe FCC says you will soon be able to send text messages to 911. Im sure 911 operators cant wait to get texts that say, Being carjacked, LOL. CONAN OBRIENThe Dow fell 634 points and went below the 11,000 mark. All I can say is: Its a good thing all my money is tied up in Beanie Babies. JIMMY F ALLONThey say the price of gas could soon be under $3 a gallon. Do you know what that means? You can now afford to drive by the house you used to live in, go by the job you used to have, and go see the bank where you used to have money. JAY LENOAretha Franklin got out of a parking ticket in New York by singing to a meter maid. In a related story, Michael Bolton tried the same thing and hes now serving life. CONAN OBRIENThe new specialty at the Iowa fair this year is fried butter on a stick. Of course, if youre like me and you want like to eat healthy, get your stick of butter baked. JAY LENONew reports say that President Obamas reelection team is going to try to portray Mitt Romney as weird. Theyre also going to try to portray Michele Bachmann as Michele Bachmann. CONAN OBRIENGreat day today! Obama didnt speak. Congress didnt act. Experts on vacation. And the Dow soared 400 points. Theres a lesson in there. JAY LENOChina has told us our days of squandering borrowed money are over. So maybe we shouldnt tell them we just spent $76 million going to the Smurf movie. CONAN OBRIENThe economys so bad Angelina Jolie is now adopting kids from America. My Facebook friends are now eating their Farmville animals. Piers Morgan can only afford to hack into the voicemail of Ringo. CONAN OBRIEN DES MOINES Former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney, the acknowledged if not electrifying Republican 2012 frontrunner, wasnt chowing down during his brief visit to the Iowa State Fair. Showing how he has maintained his 30inch waist well into middle age, Romney passed on the local favorites, which include and I kid you not deep-fried Milky Ways on a stick, chocolate-covered cheesecake on a stick and even fried butter on a stick. If youre interested, you reportedly can make your own fried butter on a stick at home by dipping an eighth of a pound of butter into a thick batter loaded with cinnamon and honey. With the coating thoroughly applied, three minutes in the deep fryer and you have a taste treat that, I have been assured, surpasses the sweetest sweet roll ever. This place has a menu that: a) could give healthy-eating First Lady Michelle Obama nightmares, and b) has been called by Iowans a heart attack on a stick. Perhaps Romney held off on the deep-fried delights because for the GOP candidates debate at Iowa State University in Ames later that evening. There, an imaginative question was posed by Washington Examiner columnist Byron York, who asked which of the eight presidential candidates on the stage deal that consisted of a 10-toone ratio of spending cuts to tax increases. Recognized budget-cutting hawks have agreed that $3 in cuts for every $1 in revenue increases would work as a politi severe is the anti-tax fever in the Republican body politic that every one of the Ames Eight took the public pledge, much to the glee of tax abolitionist Grover Norquist, not even to close the most indefensible of tax loopholes in order to raise a dime of revenues and guarantee a dollar of spending cuts. One debate featured Newt Gingrich scolding Fox News host Chris Wallace for daring to ask the former speaker about his campaign, which is seriously in debt and is losing leadership to resignations left and right. Following that, former Utah governor Jon Huntsman defended his time as U.S. ambassador to China under President Obama (Let me say Im proud of my service to this country. If you love your country, you serve her), and former Minnesota governor Tim Pawlenty proclaimed that current Minnesota congresswoman Michele Bachmans record of results in Congress is nonexistent. (Her rebuttal: I sponsored the light-bulb freedom-of-choice bill.) Next thing we knew, the pressroom was invaded by the campaigns spindoctors, each of whom explained why his gal or guy so clearly won. Ed Goeas, Bachmans veter an pollster, offered this insight: She knows who she is and what she believes and why she believes it. Eric Fehrnstrom, Romneys manager, appeared to mean it when he said he felt good about his candidates closing with the line, This country is in economic crisis. We have unfortunately as leader a man who is out of his depth. Matt Whittaker, Pawlentys Iowa chair and a former U.S. attorney, thought that his candidate drew a strong contrast with Michele Bachman, which gave us some momentum for Saturday and the Iowa GOPs straw poll. John Weaver, Huntsmans strategist, asked, Who (of the eight candidates) could defeat Obama? Whos the most presidential? These guys just seek to make the job of a reporter a little easier. This is August in Iowa, where the people are genuinely warm and welcoming and where the State Fair is a distinctly American event. And this is how we Iowans and Americans go about picking our presidents.AMERICAN COLORby Mark ShieldsPundit Mark Shields has been on the political playing How we pick our president: IOW A IN AUGUST


AUGUST 17, 2011 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL Page 9 BUSINESSThe Chipola Regional Workforce Development Board celebrated success stories from the previous year as well as recognized board members and staff for their service at the boards annual meeting in Marianna Aug. 11. At the meeting the CRWDB named Jackson County Hospital as their 2011 Employer of the Year and Dr. Sue Summers, Superintendent of Schools in Liberty County, as their 2011 Board Member of the Year. Bud Riviere was also recognized for his service to job training boards that dates back to 1981. Jackson Hospital utilizes the services of the local the hospital and utilizes the services offered at their possible local employees. The Board noted the long-term partnership between the CRWDB and the Jackson County Hospital as well as the quality of the jobs the local facility provides in the region. Dr. Sue Summers was named as the 2011 Hollingsworth given this award. Summers said she was surprised to win especially given the very high quality of the board members. Summers also thanked the board members for helping her better understand what students need to succeed in a very competitive job market. At the meeting members also heard two success stories from individuals that used the services provided at the One-Stop Career Center. Tyler Johnson went from being a troubled youth to full employment by taking the lessons he learned while participating in the boards youth program operated by the Washington County School Board. His career manager, Tamara Hampton, said Johnson showed a determination to improve his situation and continues to seek ways to improve himself. Career Manager Lisa Hayes introduced Tamra Robinson as the second success story of the night. Hayes called Robinson an inspiration and commended Robinson on her hard work and dedication. Robinson was employed by West Point Home when the company announced they were downsizing their workforce. Robinson took advantage of the Trade Adjustment Act program offered through the Chipley One-Stop Center to go back to school. Robinson told those in attendance that after the initial shock wore off she realized this was an opportunity to reinvent herself. She decided to become a nurse and attend WashingtonHolmes Technical Center in Chipley. Robinson not only managed to balance her family responsibilities and classwork, but also took on the job of class president of her nursing class. Robinson is currently employed as a LPN at an assisted living facility and used both the Trade Adjustment Act and Workforce Investment Act to assist her in her career change. Board Chair Darrin Wall of Chipley presented each told those present that the stories told by Johnson and Robinson were the real reason why members volunteer to be on their local workforce board. We certainly dont do this for fame and fortune, Wall said. We do this to help individuals and employers in our community and to hopefully make things better for Wall also presented Bud Riviere with the Chairs Award which is given by the boards chair to recognize members for special service and dedication to the board. Sue Summers named Board Member of the Year by CRWDBRaymond Russell presents the 2011 Board Member of the Year Award to Dr. Sue Summers, Liberty County Superintendent of Schools, during the organizations annual meeting Aug. 11 in Marianna. Summers is the MELBOURNE National Solar Power has announced, after a deliberative, exhaustive and comprehensive search process, it has narrowed its list to four communities in Florida to become the home of the worlds largest solar farm. The announcement means Gadsden, Hardee, Osceola and Suwannee counties are in the running to host the landmark $1.5 billion renewable energy project. We have been impressed by all of the communities we have considered. After careful consideration, weve determined the Sunshine State will provide the most said National Solar Power CEO James Scrivener. Our friends in Georgia and North Carolina were deeply interested in this project. The communities we have visited and considered in those states remain viable options for our companys growth plans in the future. In June, the company announced seven communities (including the Florida counties along with Sumter and Tatnall counties in Georgia and Guilford County in North Carolina) were in the running to become home of the worlds largest solar farm. The company established a set of criteria in selecting its community partner for the solar farm location including: adequate supply of undeveloped land that can properly meet infrastructure needs related to the establishment of the solar facility; government and community support; development and tax incentives; and All of the communities we have considered would make excellent homes for the kind of solar project we will establish, Scrivener added. The communities in North Carolina and Georgia are great places with excellent opportunities for success. Thats why we will keep our talks with them ongoing as we consider the future growth of our company and this exciting solar industry. The first phase of the project is expected to be up and running within six months of breaking ground. Hensel Phelps Construction Co., a world leader in construction that rebuilt the Pentagon after the 9-11 attacks in 2001, will design, build and operate the solar farms for National Solar Power. By converting the natural power of the sun into electricity, National Solar Powers planned 400-megawatt farm will be capable of providing enough renewable energy to power roughly 32,000 homes.National Solar Power was established to meet the growing demand in the utility market for renewable energy generation by providing utilities with cost-effective solar solutions. The company has entered into power supply agreements for more than 3,000 megawatts of solar farms in the Southeastern United States. With these agreements, the company is well positioned to be a market leader in utility-scale solar production. A market leader in utility scale solar power solutions, National Solar Power is uniquely positioned within the marketplace to offer cost effective solar power solutions on the utility scale. 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Page 10 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL AUGUST 17, 2011 Students, Staff and Parents, We are so excited about this new school year. Thanks to all the work accomplished by the students, parents, teachers and staff both W.R. Tolar and Hosford Schools were A schools. Liber nal school grade but we are very encouraged based on the results from FCAT. The End of Course results for Algebra I were also wonderful. Liberty County tied with Okaloosa and St. Johns Counties for the highest mean scale scores of the 67 school districts in the state. We are very proud of these accomplishments but we cannot rest on our laurels. We will again challenge ourselves to do better, work harder and accomplish more with less. We continue to battle with reductions in funding and increas ing accountability requirements. But like our forefathers we will persevere, move forward and continuously meet the challeng es of the future. We are optimistic that with this spirit of can do we will continue to meet the high expectations set before us with enthusiasm. I encourage you to watch the district and school websites for announcements, resources, schedules and other important information. You can go online and complete the enrollment form, Free and Reduced Meal applica tion and sign up for the meal pay service. The website can be found at Continue to have a great summer and we look forward to an exciting and successful 20112012 school year.See you on Monday August 22 at 8:30 am. OPEN HOUSE SCHEDULES HOSFORD All grades Friday, Aug. 19 6:30 p.m. Liberty Early Learning Center Tuesday, Aug. 22 at 5 p.m. WR TOLAR All GradesWednesday, Aug. 183-5 p.m. LCHS All grades Thursday, Aug. 18 at 5:30 p.m. Contact Domenick at (850) 447-0586. $15 per hour with a 2 hour minimum for house calls. Specializing in electronics and peripherals (DVD, VCR, Surround), etc. Now serving Calhoun & Liberty The Tree House HOURS 20759 Central Avenue E BLOUNTSTOWN PHONE NUMBERS:762-2113 or 557-5278 or (850) 722-7057 NEWS FROM THE PEWS Notes of ThanksOn Sept. 18, Moms In Touch International is sponsoring Bless Our Schools Sunday, a time for churches around the world to pray for the students, teachers, and school staff in their own congregation. Imagine the impact this time of prayer will have on that frazzled teacher, the weary principal, the struggling students, as well as every school in the Bristol community. Bless Our Schools, the third Sunday of every September, is an opportunity for churches to be united in for their congregation members who are involved in the school system, as well as, their students. may simply be a few moments where the pastor prays for the teachers, staff, and students in the congregation. In other churches, perhaps the entire congregation will join in to pray and bless these members. Some may have the school staff and students come forward for a time of prayer over them. However they want to participate, the desire is for churches everywhere to bless the dedicated members who touch our communities every day through our school system. MOMS IN TOUCH INTERNATIONAL The 27-year-old prayer ministry of Moms In Touch Inter national has one goal to bring women together to pray for children and schools. Moms In Touch groups meet in every state in the USA and in more than 130 countries worldwide.Moms in Touch International sponsor Bless Our Schools Sunday at Bristol churchesDEDICA TION SER VICECARR CHAPEL ADVENT CHRISTIAN CHAPEL Carr Chapel Advent Christian Church took time this last Sunday to honor three men who have given of their time at Carr Chapel. These men and their wives include Shelby and Barbara Jeter, David and Judy Odum and Dallas and Teresa Presley. In the two years that Carr Chapel was without a pastor, these men of God stepped served as true soldiers in the Lords army. After the morning worship, led by the new pastor Bruce Harris, a meal was served in the fellowship hall. P astor Bruce preached a sermon from 2 Timothy entitled Soldiers of Jesus Christ. The meal was held to honor these men of God and honor the new pastor, who was ordained into Gods ministry on Aug. 13 at the Mt. Pleasant Missionary Baptist Church in Live Oak. please call Pastor Bruce at (386) 209-1056. David Odum & Dallas Presley Just wanted to take the time to thank Larry and Jenny Rogers for all the love and support that was given in our time of need. Also, to all the friends and family appreciated more than you know. The family would like to send a special thank everything as smooth as possible. Once again, thank you from the bottom of our hearts. The family of D.L. Deloyd Kyle We would like to thank everyone who was there for us during our time of loss. ers, food, donation, etc., it all meant a lot to us girls. A special thanks to Deputy Caryl Marotta for your quick response, Ramseys P iggly Wiggly for your concern and caring great work and understanding in our time of need. We would also like to thank everySpecial thanks to all the employees of Bay and everyone who bought dinners and made donations. There are so many we would like to thank for your help and we are sorry if we forgot to mention someone but nothing went unnoticed. Traci Todd, Becky Perkins and Josie Coover The family of Bobbie Baggett would like to sincerely thank everyone for the calls, prayers and food during the loss of our loved one. A special thank you to Reverend Allen Nichols and everyone at the Altha Church of God who did everything to make this sad time better. I thank you John Michael and Megan Hinson for all your love and support during the time of our loss. Special thanks to Marlon well done. Harvey, Red and Helen BaggettREVIV AL Evangelist Shirley Patterson will be leading St. Luke Church of God in Christ in a revival on Aug. 18-19 at 7:30 p.m. (ET) and again on Aug. 20 at 6 p.m. The church is located on Hwy. 12 North in Bristol. STRESS CLASSPOPLAR HEAD BAPTIST CHURCH Poplar Head Baptist Church is holding a Stress Class on Aug. 23 at 6:30 p.m. (CT). It will be taught by Rev. Tommy Sumner. The church is located at 19118 NW SR 73 in Clarksville. Moms In Touch Inter national reaches out to moms of all ages, ethnicity and backgrounds, gives hope, and provides peace as they cast their cares upon the Lord. As they gather together to pray, Moms In Touch is a lifeline of support and community for moms and grandmothers. For more information about Moms In Touch a group in your area, please visit our website Our About Us section includes the History of MITI, which is an inspir ing look at how God took the cry of one moms heart as her sons ventured into junior high and turned that into an international ministry.


AUGUST 17, 2011 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL Page 11 ASK THEO L D F A R M E R SA L M A N A C Heating & Air Conditioning FL LIC. # CMC1249570 (850) 674-4777Whaley WhaleyIs there a cure for hiccups that actually works? F. C., Bozeman, Mont. To the best of our knowledge, there is not one (short of fatal ity) that works for everyone, although there are many that work for some. The old standards generally included water. Splashing cold water in the face of a victim with hiccups (also written as hickhops, hiccoughs, or hickets) goes back at least as far as the 16th century. For more drastic measures, the entire head would be immersed in water while the sufferer counted to 25. Other cures include these: stand on your head for 5 minutes; hold your left elbow for 7 minutes; jump over a broom seven times; pant like a dog, then bite your thumbs and blow hard against them for a minute; eat a spoonful of sugar; hold your breath; breathe into a paper bag; hold the as close together as you can without letting them touch; and put the head of a burnt match in your ear. Or, as one old-timer maintains, run around a church three times without thinking about a fox. Can I grow water melons in western Illinois next year? S. L., Galesburg, Ill.Watermelons are not frost hardy and require a long growing season with relatively high tempera tures. Daytime tempera tures between 70 and 80 degrees F and nighttime temperatures between 65 and 70 degrees F are ideal. Watermelons grow well in both humid and semiarid areas, but you a problem if you have a humid summer. You might consider using black plastic mulch to conserve moisture, suppress weed growth, and warm the soil. Plants or seeds should be spaced two to a hill, 3 to 4 feet apart, on the strips of plastic placed on 5-foot centers. Start your seeds in peat pots or pellets about 4 weeks before the anticipated planting time. Watermelons also may be direct-seeded through holes cut in the plastic, but this may delay the harvest.Can I use freshly picked sage, or does it B. B., Hadley, Mass. Fresh sage (Salvia ofriety of culinary uses, but it doesnt taste the same as dried sage. In either case, harvest only young leaves; older, larger ones will have toughened and It should be harvested in spring after an early, vigorous pruning of the plant. (For dried sage, its best to harvest the leaves just after the plant has through the season until early fall. By September or so, stop harvesting and allow the plant to toughen before winter. Although fresh leaves are too coarse and furry to eat whole, you can stuff sprigs in the cavity of poultry before roasting, or use them as an attractive garnish. To get the sage, however, the young leaves should be well chopped or minced. This will bring out the pleasant, aromatic, sometimes lemony taste. If you dry the leaves, they take on a heavier, pinelike taste, similar to rosemary. You can use fresh or dried sage breads, or casseroles; its just a matter of personal taste. Traditionalists may prefer dried sage with Thanksgiving or Christmas holiday meals, but try fresh sage in a cassoulet, with pork chops, or in light pasta dishes such as a lemony linguini with shrimp.Salvia officinalis is also the sage used in old home remedies for everything from gingivitis (bad breath) to body odor and baldness. Herbalists recommend medicinal teas made with sage for canker sores, tonsillitis, and asth ma. Native Americans used a sage poultice on the chest for asthma, plus sage tea for 40 days. For a sore throat, a warm gargle made with an infusion of sage leaves can be very comforting. In addition, scientists are researching how effective sages antiare for treating carpal tunnel syndrome. AUG. 15, MONDAY Assumption. Moon on equator. Conjunction of Mercury and Venus. The Wizard of Oz premiered at Graumans Chinese Theatre, Hollywood, 1939. AUG. 16, TUESDAY U.S. president John Tyler vetoed a bill calling for the re-establishment of the Second Bank of the United States, 1841. AUG. 17, WEDNESDAY Cat Nights commence. Conjunction of Uranus and the Moon. Charles M. Schulz Museum and Research Center opened, Santa Rosa, California, 2002. AUG. 18, THURSDAY Moon at apogee. Plant patent #1 granted for climbing rose, 1949. Twelve-year-old Samantha Druce swam the English Channel, 1983. AUG. 19, FRIDAY Carly Patter to win womens Olympic gymnastics all-around gold medal, 2004. Everyones companion is no ones friend. AUG. 20, SATURDAY Conjunction of Jupiter and the Moon. The 1812 Overture debuted in Moscow, 1882. Journalist Connie Chung born, 1946. AUG. 21, SUNDAY Tenth Sunday after Pentecost. Poet Ernest Lawrence Thayer died, 1940. Four men possibly abducted by UFO, Allagash waterway, Maine, 1976. Liberty County School BoardNOTICE OF CHANGE IN REGULAR MEETING DA TEPlease take notice that the Regular School Board Meeting scheduled for September 13 at 6 p.m. has been changed to Monday, September 12 at 6 p.m. If you have any questions or need additional information, Florida 32321, (850) 643-2275. Altha Store Phone (850) 762-3161 Blountstown Branch Phone (850) 673-8102 Marianna Branch Phone (850) 482-2416Altha Farmers Co-op, Inc. PETS AND THEIR PEOPLE IS SPONSORED BYWeve got the feed you need to keep your animals happy and healthy!CATTLE HORSES DOGS CATS BIRDS and more.AND THEIRPETS PEOPLELauren, 4, is the daughter of Thornton and Christian Academy, 1st year. She is the granddaughter of Howard and Jill Davis of Monticello. She is holding Mrs. Henne (pronounced Henny, but spelled like Miami month-old Rhode Island Red hen. She is her favorite because she likes to be held and doesnt scratch. Lauren helps her sister feed and water the hens and cant wait until they start laying eggs, which should be any day now. Lauren is looking forward to delivering eggs to everyone in the neighborhood and protects the hens from Rock and Blue, the familys two German Shepherds, and Bubba, her two-year-old brother. Lauren & Mrs. Henne


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AUGUST 17, 2011 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL Page 13 Metal building,vehicles burn Friday night Firefighters battled an that destroyed a truck, an RV and a golf kart, along with a lot of equipment that was stored under a large metal building about 30 feet from the home of Kip Pitman and his wife off Hwy. 275 in Calhoun County, about four miles south of SR 20. The golf kart which was parked between the other two vehicles had just been plugged in to recharge, according to Westside Volunteer Fire Dept. Chief Doug Harrell. Harrell said Pitman happened to look out and saw that the golf kart We were able to get it under control before it spread to the house, Harrell said. The metal buildings half-round roof captured and funneled the heat back toward firefighters and melted some of the vinyl siding from the front of the couples mobile home. Westside was joined at the scene by volunteers from the Carr-Clarksville Fire Department and the Kinard Fire Department. Local artists share their workLocal artists shared their paintings, carvings, photographs and other designs Friday evening at the Preble-Rish Gallery in Blountstown. Art lovers of all ages gathered to view the displays and talk about what went into making them. The exhibit will remain in the gallery for four to six weeks. The gallery is open on the day of each month, based on the avail ability of volunteers. BEN HALL PHOT OS


Page 14 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL AUGUST 17, 2011LIBERTY COUNTY BUS R OUTES 2011-2012**J. Pate 04-01 Sumatra, Hwy. 12 S, Tomley Daycare Orange, Old Bristol Road, 67 Bristol Side, Spring Branch, Peddie Road, CR 379 **M. Lopez 09-101 Pullam Road, T elogia, Cannon Branch, Burnt Bridge, Forrest Road 120, Pre-School, Hosford School **C. Nobles 07-100 White Head Ldng, Shawn Rd., Arnold Kelly, McCoys, Johnny Brown Rd., Williams Road, Noahs Ark Daycare Hosford School **L. Collins 02-20 Hwy. 12 S., Green Acres, Estiffanugla, Lake Mystic **McGlockton 01-18 Rock Bluff, Liberty Corrections, Abe Chester Rd., Gasden Co. Line Meredith Rd., Roy, Aspalaga Rd., Rocky Lane **WR Allen 06-03 Garden of Eden, Potter Rd., Copeland Trailor Pk., Danny Black Rd., Sweet Water, Torreya Park Rd., Hall Circle & Smith Circle **J. Rogers 99-06 City of Bristol, Freeman Rd., Neil Subdivision Faircloth Rd., Bristol Boat Landing Goodman Trailer Park, Court House, Library **L. Brown 98-05 Hwy.20 W., Chason Cir., White Springs, Turkey Creek Rd., Miller Rd., Myers Ann St., Maydean Dr., Pea Ridge Rd., Robertson Mill Road, Michaux Road **M. T erry 111 (1) ESE T ransportation Special needs children. Parents need to call for Instructions about pickup times. (2) Pea Ridge Road, Hoecake Road, Old Post Road, Durham Road, Schmarje Lane, Turkey Creek Road **E. Monson 86 van Gretchen Everhart School & W.T Moore **W. Peddie 05-02 Blue Creek Chester St., Lowery, Hosford, Beagle Lane This bus is a Hosford Only bud **P. Godwin 14 Grace United Methodist (LACTH) and Noahs Ark PM Only/Hosford Only LIBERTY COUNTY SCHOOLS Laban Bontrager, DMD, Monica Bontrager, DMD Pea Ridge Rd in Bristol, Phone (850) 643-5417Bristol Dental ClinicMENUS SPONSORED BY: LIBERTY MondayBREAKFAST: Breakfast burrito or assorted cereal with buttered whole wheat toast, hash browns and assorted fruit juice. LUNCH: Chicken nuggets or ham sandwich, mashed potatoes & gravy, green beans and tropical fruit. (kg. & 1st whole wheat cheese pizza)T uesday buttered whole wheat toast and orange slices. LUNCH: Cheeseburger on a whole wheat bun or turkey chef salad, steamed broccoli and fresh apple. CA L HOUN MondayBREAKFAST: Assorted cereal with buttered toast and assorted juice. LUNCH: Corn dog nuggets, mac and cheese, garden peas and apple sauce.T uesdayBREAKFAST: Whole wheat pancakes with syrup, sausage links or assorted cereal with buttered toast and assorted juice. LUNCH: Bbq chicken sandwich, baked potato wedges, garden salad and diced pears. SCHOOL LUNCH August 22 & 23 MENUWe would like to recognize the following individuals for earning their High School Diplomas or the Liberty County Adult Education Center: Rashel Armstrong, Jessica Kay Lucille Hemanes, Colten Arnold, Angelica Holley, Andrew Barber, Car rie Alisha Johnson, Joshua Bennett, Michael Randall Johnson, Greg Blanton, Mariah Kever, Thomas Blanton, Heather Kornegay, Kimberly Katelyn Bodiford, Jerry Lee McCullen, Casey Brantley, Bridget Morgan, Steven A. Cessna, Alyssa NeSmith, Justin Chambers, Nicholas Allen Plass, Jase Davidson, Chasity Nicole Pullam, Randall J. Eades, Olivia Raulerson, Ashley Earnest, Andrea Jade Sculley, Kayla Eddie, Jessie Smith, Audrianna Ellis, Willie Smith II, Jasper Kyle Ellis, Brandy Wagoner, Tiffany Forrence, Bobbie Wellman, Katelyn Gibson, Brittany Yancey. There were 135 students enrolled in the Liberty County Adult School during July 2010-June 2011. The students attained the following achievements: Diplomas through the Adult School. (improved in 9.0-12.0 Grade level Functions). passed through Adult School Instruction. stitute Teacher Assessment Test through Adult School Instruction. The Liberty County Adult Education and Even Start Center offers a variety of services to the public. An individual may receive assistance in GED Preparation, Adult Basic Literacy, Family Literacy, Adult High School Credit, FCAT Instruction, ESOL Tutoring, and Course Credit for Dual and assistance in completing college and job applications are also provided. The Adult School is located at the Liberty County Education and Administrative Center meet individual needs. provides special services to adults who qualify. These services may include paying the cost of the GED test and providing free child care while the adult attends class. You may qualify for Even Start if you are a par ent or guardian with children between the ages of birth and seven years old and need a High School Diploma or remediation in Basic Skills. The GED Test is administered each month in Liberty dividuals wishing to take the test must register prior to the test day. If you have any questions concerning the GED test or would like to enroll in the Adult Program, LIBERTY ADULT SCHOOL NEWS 2010-2011 School Year work through Liberty County Adult Education Center blountstown elementary schoolBlountstown Elementary School will be having Open parents and students are invited to come and meet their year and look forward to seeing you on Friday. altha wildcatsThe Altha Volleyball program will be having middle school tryouts on Friday, Aug. 19 from 2 to Any eligible girl in be eligible students must have a 2.0 GPA and a cur rent sports physical as well as no U's in conduct. The JV and Varsity will also be having try-outs same day. Eligibility for both teams are the same. For more information, Middle school volleyball tryouts set Friday, Aug. 19BES plans Open House Friday, Aug. 19 at 8 a.m. Golden Pharmacy17324 Main Street N. in Blountstown Telephone 674-4557Come in and shop with us to find everything on your list for that first day back to school.


AUGUST 17, 2011 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL Page 15 The meeting was called to order by Chairman Kyle Peddie. Members present at the meeting were Tommy Duggar, Darrel Hayes, Roger Reddick, Logan Kever, Kyle Peddie and Superintendent Sue Summers. The prayer was offered by Mr. Tommy Duggar and the Pledge of Allegiance was led by Logan Kever. Jenny Bartel of the American Cancer Society was present and presented the schools with Bartel thanked the District for the support received for the Relay for Life. ADOPTION OF AGENDA Motion was made by Hayes, seconded by Kever and carried unanimously to adopt the agenda with emergency items. CONSENT ITEMS Motion was made by Reddick, seconded by Hayes and carried unani mously to approve the following consent items: A. Approval of Minutes June 30, 2011 B. Principals Reports for June, 2011 C. Financial Statements for June, 2011 D. Budget Amendments none E. Bills and Payroll (July, 2011) ACTION ITEMS Motion was made by Duggar, seconded by Kever and carried unanimously to approve contracts with the following: Florida Virtual School to provide Virtual Instruction Program for the 2011-2012 school year. Deleted. Emerald Coast Blind Ambitions and Liberty County School Board for July 1, 2011 July 1, 2012 Calhoun County School Board and Liberty County School Board to provide Physical Therapy Assistant services for the 2011 2012 school year. 2011-2012 School Rebetween Liberty County erty County School Board. Motion was made by Reddick, seconded by Duggar and carried unani mously to approve contracts between the Liberty County School Board and the following individuals: Physical Therapy Services beginning August 1, through June 30, 2012. for Occupational Therapy Services beginning August 1, 2011 through June 30, 2012. Language Pathology Services beginning August 1, 2011 through June 30, 2012. Motion was made by Hayes, seconded by Kever and carried unanimously to approve the follow ing Grant Applications for 2011-2012: Choice with Transportation and SES Grant Application ing the Academic Achieve ment of the Disadvantaged Grant Application ment and IDEA Part B, Preschool Grant Applica tion. and Sparsely Populated Entitlement Grant Applica tion ondary Section 131 Entitlement Grant Application. ondary, Department of Juvenile Justice (JUST) Competitive Grant Applica tion Motion was made by Duggar, seconded by Reddick and carried unani mously to approve Property Disposition List for the 2010-2011 Fiscal Year Motion was made by Kever, seconded by Hayes and approval passed for use of district funds for cell phone usage for essential personnel for the 2011by 2009 legislation). Motion was made by Kever, seconded by Duggar and carried unanimously to approve 11 Month Calen dar for Assistant Principal School. Motion was made by Reddick, seconded by Hayes and carried unani to delete the following positions: *Director of Special Programs *Director of Maintenance and Transportation PERSONNEL Motion was made by Duggar, seconded by Hayes and carried unani letter of intent to enter the DROP Program and estabnation date to be effective no later than June 30, 2016 Motion was made by Kever, seconded by Reddick and carried unani letter of intent to enter the DROP Program and termination date to be effective no later than May Stoutamire. Motion was made by Reddick, seconded by Kever and carried unanimously to accept letter of resigna tion from Judy Rankin to be effective June 30, 2011. Motion was made by Reddick, seconded by Duggar and carried unani mously to accept letter of resignation from Marc J. McCaskill effective July 1, 2011. Motion was made by Duggar, seconded by Kever and carried unanimously to approve Kyler Peddie for summer work at Liberty County High School, 40 hours $22 per hour to be paid from the e-Rate fund. Motion was made by Reddick, seconded by Hayes and carried unani to advertise for Elementary Motion was made by Kever, seconded by Hayes and carried unanimously vertise for part-time music teacher at Hosford Elementary & Jr. High School. EMERGENCY ITEMS Motion was made by Reddick, seconded by Hayes and carried unani mously to approve 20112012 PAEC Risk Manage ment Agreement. Motion was made by Reddick, seconded by Kever and carried unani mously to approve recommendation of the Insurance Committee to renew the contract with AETNA insurance with no rate increase for the 2011-2012 school year pending Union BOARD MEMBERS CONCERNS Breakfast will be held on at Hosford School. ADJOURNMENT Motion was made by Reddick, seconded by Hayes and carried unani mously to adjourn the meeting. ____________________ Superintendent Sue Summers and Chairman Kyle Peddie The meeting was called to order by Co-Chairman Darrel Hayes. Members present at the meeting were Darrel Hayes, Logan Kever and Tommy Duggar. Kyle Peddie attended via telephone. The prayer was offered by Tommy Duggar. The Pledge of Allegiance was led by Logan Kever. ADOPTION OF AGENDA Motion was made by Kever, seconded by Duggar and carried unanimously to adopt the agenda. ACTION ITEMS Hayes opened the public hearing on Tentative Budget. He announced that the proposed millage rate of the rolled back rate. The public was given a chance to speak. Motion was made by Duggar, seconded by Kever and carried unanimously Local Effort Millage Rate of Includes 0.170 Prior Period Funding Adjustby DOE. Motion was made by Kever, seconded by Duggar and carried unani mously to set Discretionary Motion was made by Duggar, seconded by Kever and carried unanimously to set Additional Discretion ary-Capital Outlay Millage rate of 0.250. Motion was made by Kever, seconded by Duggar and carried unani mously to set Capital Outlay millage rate of 1.50. Motion was made by Duggar, seconded by Kever and carried unanimously to adopt tentative budget for 2011-2012. Motion was made by Kever, seconded by Duggar and carried unanimously to Sept. 16, at 5:05 p.m. OLD BUSINESS None INFORMA TION AND DISCUSSION ITEMS commented that the total millage levied for 2011-12 than the millage levied for 2010-11. The 1.5 millage capital outlay tax is not an additional tax. The capital outlay tax has been levied for the past three years. the Hosford Special Facilities Project. The Millage rate has not increased for the 2011-2012 year. SUPERINTENDENTS REPORTS None BOARD MEMBER CONCERNS None ADJOURNMENT Motion was made by Kever, seconded by Duggar and carried unanimously to adjourn the meeting. ____________________ Superintendent Sue Summers and Chairman Kyle Peddie The meeting was called to order by Chair man Kyle Peddie. Members present at the meeting were Darrel Hayes, Roger Reddick, Tommy Duggar, Kyle Peddie and Superinten dent Sue Summers. The prayer was offered by Kyle Peddie. The Pledge of Allegiance was led by Darrel Hayes. ADOPTION OF AGENDA Motion was made by Hayes, seconded by Reddick and carried unanimously to adopt the agenda. CONSENT ITEMS Motion was made by Duggar, seconded by Reddick and carried unanimously to approve the following consent items: A. Approval of Minutes July 12, 2011 ACTION ITEMS Motion was made by Hayes, seconded by Duggar and carried unanimously to approve Tentative 2011-2012 Budget for Advertising. Motion was made by Reddick, seconded by Hayes and carried unanimously to approve Proposal from Comfort Systems USA Southeast to Replace Heat Exchangers with County High School. OLD BUSINESS None INFORMA TION AND DISCUSSION ITEMS None SUPERINTENDENTS REPORTS None BOARD MEMBER CONCERNS None ADJOURNMENT Motion was made by Reddick seconded by Hayes and carried unanimously to adjourn the meeting. ___________________________________ Superintendent Sue Summers Chairman Kyle PeddieJuly 22 special meeting minutes from the Liberty Co. 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Page 16 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL AUGUST 17, 2011 GARDENINGThe sweltering heat of August makes it a tough month for gardening in Florida. Many people will be tempted to stay indoors and avoid the heat; however, gardeners know that there is still plenty to do in the garden and landscape. August can be a very active month in the vegetable garden. Many of our warm season vegetables can be planted in August including green beans, lima beans, cucumbers, south ern peas, peppers, pumpkin, summer squash, winter squash and tomatoes. Be aware, however, that the late planted summer, or warm season vegetables are more prone to insect and disease problems than the same crops planted in the spring. Its also a great time to plan your fall vegetable garden. Many cool season vegetables can be planted in September. So now is the time to prepare the soil. For a vegetable garden, select a well-drained site with at least six hours of direct sunlight. Have a pH test done if you have not done one within the last year. A pH test will tell you if lime is needed. Dont add lime without knowing what your pH is currently--too much lime is as bad as not enough. Be sure to add a generous amount of organic material such as compost, animal to add too much organic matter to our sandy soils since the climate favors the rapid decomposition of organic matter. Allow at least three weeks between the incorporation of amendments and planting. August is prime time for lawn problems. Be on the lookout for spittlebugs in centipede grass and chinch bugs in St. Augustine grass lawns. A few of these insects is usually not a problem. However, if you see noticeable damage to your lawn, contact your local Extension Various lawn diseases are also present at this time of year. Frequent summer showers, high humidity and warm temperatures provide ideal conditions for the develop ment of fungal diseases such as gray leaf spot and take all root rot. Avoid contributing to a favorable disease environment by watering too often. Consider adjusting your mowing height up a notch or two during the summer. The more top growth the plant has the more leaf area it has to har vest sunlight and ultimately grow roots. Take the time to scout your trees and shrubs for problems. Look for the azalea defoliator caterpillar on azaleas. These are large black caterpillars that can strip the foliage very quickly. Pick them off by hand or remove the twig they are on. Some of our flowering plants may need a little pick-me up. Annuals need deadheading and the perennials may need a haircut. Many straggly plants can be cut back and fertilized to encourage re-blooming in the fall. Some of these inimpatiens, marigolds, salvia and zinnias. Limit the addition of new plants to those that are the most heat tolerant such as coleus, croton, lantana, melampodium, salvia and vinca. If weeds have taken over your landscape beds, you will need to eradicate them before they start setting seed. A day or two after a good rain, when the ground has absorbed the water and softened a little, get out and do some hand weeding. In addition to taking care of your plants, be sure to take care of yourself in this blistering heat. Slow down, drink plenty of water, dont get too much sun and try to do your garden chores in the coolest part of the day. by Theresa Friday, Horticulture Extension Agent, Santa Rosa County Located in BristolLAND CLEARING-Private drives and roads -Food plots -Home sites -Small acreageCall E ddie Nobles at (850) 643-5390 or (850) 447-0449 or Chas (850) 447-0849Eddie NoblesLAND CLEARING, EXCA V A TION AND ROOT RAKING FOR: The more tools you choose, the more you save! 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!) Buy, Sell, Trade or Give Stuff Away.K102.7 is the voice of the Liberty County Bulldogs, the Blountstown High Tigers, Florida Gators and the Miami Dolphins WPHK Radio K-102.7 FM WYBT Radio Y-1000 AM ITS VERY WISE TO ADVERTISEin the Calhoun-Liberty Journal and... CLJN ews.COM


GLADYS LUCILE WIMBERLY COOK SUGGSHITCHCOCK, TX Gladys Lucile Wimberly C ook Suggs, 101, passed away Sunday, Aug. 14, 2011 at her home in Hitchcock, TX. She was one of eight children born to John T errence and Jessie Alford Wimberly on Sept. 23, 1909 in the Alliance Community in Jackson County. She attended Alliance Schools, graduating from Altha High School and completing a business course by mail. While still in husband, W. Irving Cook, one day when she visited her brother, Early Wimberly, who was the eighth grade teacher at Yon School. She and Irving had a letter writing romance which led to their marriage at the Marianna County Court House on July 30, 1930. two children were born. Gladys became a Christian at an early age while still in Alliance and became a member of Mt. Olive Baptist Church. She was faithful to join other Baptist churches wherever their moves took them. She taught in the primary department in Sunday schools in New Orleans, LA, and Galveston, TX. She was also active in the Womans Missionary Union organizations. She enjoyed moving to different areas with her Coast Guard husband and meeting and making friends wherever they lived. She loved entertaining guests in her home and had a loving and caring heart for all those she met. She was an Avon representative while in T exas and was a district manager for World Books after returning to Florida. A few years after Irving died, she met and mar ried E. G. Suggs and made a home and new friends in the Carr Community in Calhoun County where she lived until he died and then she moved back to Galveston, TX. She resided at the Edgewater Retirement Center until having to evacuate before Hurricane Ike in 2008. After Ike, she was a part of the Oceanview T ransitional Care Center family. She spent her last months with her daughter and son-in-law in Hitchcock, T X. At the time of her death she was a member of the First Baptist Church of Hitchcock, TX. She was preceded in death by her parents; her sisters, Sarah Elizabeth Wimberly, Annie Laurie Wimberly, and Jessie Maud Wimberly Sellers; her brothers, John Early Wimberly, William Alonzo Wimberly, Henry Franklin Wimberly, and Olin T errance Wimberly; her husband of 42 years and father of her children, Washington Irving Cook; her husband of 26 years, Emanuel Green Suggs; daughter-in-law, Edna Jo T rimble Cook; and grandson, Billy Graves Cook. Survivors include her children, Jacqueline Patricia Cook Thorn and her husband, Robert and Washington Irving Cook, Jr. and his wife, Edna Jo; stepchildren, Jimmy Suggs and his wife, Pat and Pat Peddie and her husband, Ed; grandchildren, Robert A. Thorn, Jr. and his wife, Mary, Larry Wayne Thorn, Melody Cook Box and her husband, Philip, Joy Lynn Cook Burge and her husband, Billy Bob, C arol C ook Goetting, Grayson C ook and his wife, Nancy, and Gay Lee Cook; step-grandchil dren, Patty Suggs Melvin and her husband, David, Sue Suggs Leonard and her husband, Mike, Carmel Peddie Knight and her husband, T om, and Bryan Peddie and his wife, Suzanne; 12 great-grandchildren; 15 step-greatgrandchildren; three great-great-grandchildren and two step-great-great-grandchildren.Services will be held at 10 a.m., Monday, Aug. 22, at T ravelers Rest Freewill Baptist Church in the Carr ating. Interment will follow in Mt. Olive Cemetery near Altha. The family will receive friends from 5 to 8 p.m., Sunday, Aug. 21 at Adams Funeral Home in Blountstown.Pallbearers will be nephews and grandsons: J. T Wimberly, W. A. Wimberly, Jr., Early Franklin Wimberly, Robert A. Thorn, Jr., Larry W. Thorn, Grayson I. Cook, Bryan Peddie, Roy Jackson, and T om Fiveash. Baptist C hurch of Hitchcock, 6601 FM 2004 Road, Hitch cock, TX 77563-3040 or Hospice Care T eam, 1708 N. Amburn Road., Suite C, T exas City, TX 77591-2489. Adams Funeral Home in Blountstown is in charge of the arrangements. Online condolences may be made at AUGUST 17, 2011 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL Page 17 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. T elephone (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 OBITUARIESLUCILLE GODWINAL THA Lucille Godwin, 81, of Altha passed away T uesday, Aug. 9, 2011. She was a homemaker and was co-founder and past chairman of the board of Chipola Community Church near Altha. She was preceded in death by her husband, Judge Jim Godwin; infant daughter, Margaret Godwin; a grandson, T ony Maloy; her parents, Franklin and Fannie (Maloy) Bruce and a sister, Marie Gay. Survivors include two sons, Jimmy Godwin and Johnie Godwin, both of Altha; four daughters, Joyce Maloy and Milinda Pierce, both of Altha, Dianne Danford and Wanda Roberts, both of Blountstown; twenty-six grandchildren and many great-grandchildren and greatgreat-grandchildren. Services were held Thursday, Aug.11 at Chipola Community Church with Reverend Billy Wallace ofnear Altha. Adams Funeral Home in Blountstown was in charge of the arrangements. Online condolences may be made at MILLERGRENWEWAH ITC H K A Hazel Millergren, 75, of Wewahitchka, passed away Wednesday, Aug. 10, 2011 at her home. She was born on March 4, 1936 in Blountstown, and had lived in Gulf County most of her life. She retired as Postmaster in Wewahitchka with 15 years of service. She was a member of the Order of Eastern Star and was a member of the First Baptist Church in Wewahitchka. She was preceded in death by her husband, Nils Alfred Millergren, a son, Nils Andrew Millergren and a brother, William Gordan (Bill) Lamb. Survivors include one son, Cliff Millergren of Wewahitchka; two daughters, T erri Knowles and her husband, T ony of Wewahitchka and Cherlyn McNamara and her husband, Mark of Brewton; one brother, John C. Lamb Drew and Michael Millergren of Wewahitchka, Carol Ann and Nils Millergren of T arpon Springs, Derek and Alex Knowles of Wewahitchka. Services were held Friday, Aug. 12 at the First Baptist Church in Wewahitchka with Reverend Mike Stroud in Wewahitchka. Peavy Funeral Home in Blountstown was in charge of the arrangements. Honor your loved ones by making their memory part of our best efforts to defeat cancer. For more information, contact the American Cancer Society.WHA T BETTER TRIBUTE CAN THERE BE?EAST GADSDEN UNIT P.O. Box 563, Quincy 32353 The Apalachicola Riverkeeper will host the Wild & Scenic Film Festival for the fourth consecutive year. The 2011 Festival will open on Aug. 26 and 27 in Carrabelle at the St. James Bay Golf Resort, 151 Laughing Gull Lane; on Sept. 2 and 3 in Apalachicola at the Dixie Theater, 21 Avenue E, Apalachicola; and on September 10 in Marianna at the Gazebo Coffee Shoppe & Deli, 4412 Lafayette Street. The recepbegins at 7 p.m. each evening. Admission is free. Considered the largest environmental rill Livingston will be screening her local about creating a sustainable community grocery in Red Bay, Florida. On Friday night Setpember 2, Merrill will be on hand in Apalachicola with Charles Morgan, Red Bay Grocery founder and entrepreneur to On Saturday September 3 in Apalachicola, Jonathan Wickham will be our featured speaker. Wickham is producer of T urner of Red Sky Productions. Ironically, as the latest news on allocations of water in the Apalachicola River have been the subject of recent judicial decisions, becomes even more crucial. populate Boundary Bay, British C olumbia; wild place on earth, Kamchatka Russia. inspire and ignite solution and possibilities to restore the earth and human communities while creating a positive future for the next generation. Apalachicola Riverkeeper will from Patagonia and the Franklin County T ourist Development Council as well as other local sponsors. Apalachicola Riverkeeper offers this invites all to join us to celebrate nature please contact Apalachicola Riverkeeper, (850) 653-8936 or go to our website www. or email river The Apalachicola Riverkeeper provides stewardship and advocacy for the protection of the Apalachicola River and Bay, its tributaries and watersheds, in order to improve and maintain its environmental integrity, and to preserve its natural, scecharacter. Established in 1999 and licensed by the Waterkeeper Alliance as one of 196 waterkeeper organizations worldwide. The Apalachicola Riverkeeper is a and business donors, private foundation and grants. Apalachicola Riverkeeper expands 2011 Wild & Scenic Film Festival


Page 18 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL AUGUST 17, 2011 J.D. OWENS INC.Carpet & Ceramic OutletCARPET, CERAMIC, PORCELAIN, VINYL, TILE, LAMINATE, HARDWOOD & AREA RUGS 69sf J.D. Owens Carpet & Ceramic OutletThe Place To Shop If Money Matters!Located on Hwy 90, between Arrowhead Campground and Hopkins. Giant Remnant SALE! $ 199 90 $ 242 $ $ $ $ $ 99 $ $ $ $ $ $ $ 214 $ $ $ $ $ $ $ $ 291 $ $ SIZE COLOR/STYLE SALE PRICE 99sf NEW SHIPMENT OF AREA RUGS2 x 4 .........$002 x 6 .......$122 x 8 .......$3 x 5 .......$124 x 6 .......$19905 x 8 .......$6 x 9 .......$4990Check them out! Three local women made a donation to Locks of Love that totaled 25 1/2 inches at Head 2 Toe Salon in Blountstown recently. Lynda and Danyelle Grzegorczyl (above), mother and daughter, both decided to donate their locks so that disadvantaged children suffering from long-term medical hair loss may receive a high quality hairpiece. Amanda Whitehead (left) of Hosford also gave 9 inches of her hair to the organization. Locks of Love considers it their mission to return a sense of to children suffering from hair loss and these ladies ponytails will be a part of that gift. Local ladies donate to Locks of Love The Liberty County High School Bulldogs, both Var sity and JV, spent their summer with a required three-nighta-week training, consisting of one hour of weight lifting and one hour of conditional practice, followed by one hour of running. This past Thursday, Aug. 11 was the Dawgs helmets and pads. The boys welcomed the late afternoon clouds and showers while getting use to the heat. We have a great group of kids and were very excited about the upcoming season, says Grant Grantham, head coach over the varsity team. Among the 59 total players, the potential varsity quar terbacks are Senior Daniel Deason and Junior Alex Marlowe. A scrimmage game is scheduled for Friday, Aug. 19 at 6 p.m. between the varsity and JV at the Liberty High School Football dog Club will be signing new club members that evening. If youd like to help the team this season, the coach says they are in need of monetary donations as well as Lysol spray, liquid detergent, Febreze and white hand towels. Contact Grant Grantham at (850) 643-2241 for more information. The coaches and players appreciate your support. Scrimmage game Friday, Aug. 19 starting at 6 p.m. Between the BULLDOG Varsity and JV at the Liberty Co. High ABOVE and LEFT: Varsity players are ready for the hand off during the afternoon practice. BELOW, LEFT AND RIGHT: The JV players during a hot day.BUDDY BROWN PHOTOS


AUGUST 17, 2011 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL Page 19 HUNTING 2011-12 HUNTING SEASON DA TES Wild hogs, rabbits, raccoons, opossums, skunks, nutrias, beavers and coyotes may be taken year-round. Except for Holmes County, where there is no fall harvest of turkeys allowed. ** Only youths under 16 years old will be allowed to harvest a turkey while supervised by an adult, 18 years or older. ***In Holmes County, spring turkey season is limited to March 17 April 1.(Seasons and dates do not apply to wildlife management areas) Season Zone A Zone B Zone C Zone D July 30 Aug. 28 Oct. 15 Nov. 13 Sept. 17 Oct. 16 Oct. 22 Nov. 23 Aug. 13 Sept. 1 Oct. 29 Nov. 17 Oct. 1 Oct. 20 Oct. 29 Nov. 17 July 30 Sept. 2 Oct. 15 Nov. 18 Sept. 17 Oct. 21 Sept. 3 Sept. 16 Nov. 19 Dec. 2 Oct. 22 Nov. 4 Dec. 3-9 & Feb. 20-26 Dec. 3 Feb. 19 Nov. 5 Jan. 22 Nov. 19 Nov. 25 Dec. 26 Jan. 1 Nov. 19 Nov. 25 Dec. 26 Jan. 1 Dec. 3 Jan. 29 Nov. 5 Jan. 1 Nov. 12 March 4 Nov. 12 March 4 Nov. 12 March 4 Nov. 12 March 4 Dec. 1 March 1 Dec. 1 March 1 Dec. 1 March 1 Dec. 1 March 1 Feb. 25 Feb. 26 March 10 March 11 March 10 March 11 March 10 March 11 March 3 April 8 March 17 April 22 March 17 April 22 March 17 April 22 *** OFFERING CO MPLETE DEER PR OC ESSINGTHIS SCHEDULE SPONSORED BY SKYLAND RANCH Authorized DEALER of The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) has not found any evidence of chronic wasting disease (CWD) after years of extensive testing of the states whitetailed deer population. The FWC tested 910 free-ranging deer during the past year and 5,519 deer during the past nine years, with no CWD-positive results. We are fortunate that no Florida deer has tested positive for CWD. The effect this disease has had in other states is substantial, Cory Morea, FWCs deer coordinator and biologist, said. We would like to obtain more samples of deer from areas adjacent to captive deer facilities, because the most likely way for CWD to be introduced into Florida is through the importation of deer from other states. CWD is a contagious neurological disease that has been found in captive and wild mule deer, white-tailed deer, moose and Rocky Mountain elk within several Western states and more recently Eastern states. The disease causes degeneration of the brain of infected animals, resulting in emaciation, abnormal behavior, loss of bodily functions and death. Virginia and West Virginia are the only southeastern states where CWD has been detected. To reduce the chances of CWD entering Florida, the state prohibits importing live deer unless they come Additionally, importation of any species of deer, elk or moose car casses, with the exception of cleaned skull caps, antlers, tanned hides and deboned meat, is prohibited from 19 states and two Canadian provinces where CWD has been detected. Chronic wasting disease has been detected in New Mexico, Utah, Colorado, Wyoming, Kansas, Minnesota, Oklahoma, Montana, South Dakota, Nebraska, Wisconsin, Illinois, New York, West Virginia, Michigan, Virginia, Missouri, North Dakota and Maryland, and Alberta and Saskatchewan, Canada. Visit the CWD Alliance website at www. for the most up-to-date CWD reporting. Early detection is the key to limit ing the spread of the disease, if such an outbreak should occur in Florida, Morea said. The FWC is once again turning to hunters and members of the public this hunting season for assistance in helping monitor the states deer herd for CWD. Were asking hunters to report any sightings of sick or emaciated deer, or deer found dead from unknown causes, Morea said. If you see such a deer, do not touch it, but instead contact us as soon as possible by call ing toll-free, 866-CWDWATCH (293-9282). Wildlife biologists will respond and, if necessary, collect deer tissue for testing. CWD WATCH is part of an aggressive monitoring program intended to detect CWD in Florida and minimize its impact, should it be found. There is no evidence that CWD poses a risk for humans. However, recommend avoiding direct contact with any sick-looking deer or one that has died from unknown causes. FWC reports no evidence of chronic wasting disease has been found in Floridas white-tail deer populationEarly detection is the key to limiting the spread of the disease, if such an outbreak should occur in Florida.Thinking about a Check the Apalachicola River, Chipola River and the Ochlockonee RIVER READINGS HOURS Monday Saturday 9 a.m. 9 p.m. Sunday 11 a.m. 6 p.m. 2816 Hwy. 98 West $575 Down.......................2002 Ford Taurus$675 Down..........2002 Chevy Blazer, 4-door$975 Down................2001 Ford F150, X/cab$875 Down....................2002 Chevy Impala$2,000 Down...........2002 Chevy Avalanche$1,900 Down.....2002 Chevy Silverado X/cab AUTO FINANCINGDAYLIGHT


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Call 674-3264. 8-17, 8-241992 Buick Roadmaster $1,500. Call 524-4738 8-17, 8-241999 Chrysler Sebring, under 69,000 miles, new tires and brakes, lots of features, $5,000 OBO. Call 272-1554. 8-17, 8-241997 Chevy Malibu four door, burgundy, needs some work, $600 OBO. Call 896-1813. 8-10, 8-17 TRUCKS1986 Ford Bronco, 4x4, automatic, A/C, $1,400. Call 447-3275. 8-17, 8-241996 GMC Jimmy, four door, $2,500 OBO. Call 674-8003 or 643-1596. 8-17, 8-241996 Dodge Ram 1500 V6 magnum, 5 speed, cold A/C, clean, $2,250. Call 899-0483. 8-10, 8-171993 Chevy S10, black, 4x4, 4.3 liter V6, includes extra transmission and transfer case, runs good, p.m. 8-10, 8-17 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 SALECash register, $40; 12 piece set of 24 kt gold rimmed 1961 supermarket plates, $1,900; eight Norman Rockwell collectors plates; comforter set, king size, $15; walker with basket, $100. Call 762-8127. 8-17, 8-24Weider Pro 9735 weight bench, some rust on the bars, $50 OBO. Call 762-5190. 8-17, 8-24Wii game system with Wii pit, controllers, several games, all for $200. Call 447-1129. 8-17, 8-243x6x10 T reated post, two rolls fence wire, brand new, 47; New 1 hp sausage grinder, $85. Call 6744554. 8-10, 8-17T win size comforter setted sheets, two top sheets, twin size comforter (reversible), two pillow cases and bed skirt, orange and yellow striped on one side and lime green polka dots with teal on other side, $25 OBO. Call 6436260. 8-10, 8-17Wedding dress, sleeveless, size 10, never used, Mori Lee, purchased at Dream Gowns in Panama City, brand new, $200 OBO; girls clothes size 10-14, hardly worn, approximately eight pairs of pants/jeans, 20 shirts and four skirts, $18 for all. Call 643-6260. 8-10, 8-17 Merit 710 E Elliptical T rainer, $100. Call 674-5820 or 643-6378. 8-10, 8-17Hoyt Cybertec XT 2000 bow, ish, 7 brace height, 28.5-31 draw length, 70-80 lbs, right hand, Truglo lighted pendulum sight, Whisker biscuit rest, two Easton Microlite tracer nocks, 11 camo and carbon arrows, 6 uncut, Dosko 44 bow case included, $400 OBO. Call 447-4811 leave message. 8-10, 8-316 ft. Red tubular gate, $100; 10 ft. galvanized gate, $100; brand new 16 roping saddle, $500. Call 228-7154. 8-10, 8-17Cannon lens, FD 135 mm, 1:3.5, great lens, like new, $70; new Nikon lens, auto focus, 55x200mm BD, 1 1/2 BA TownhousesBRISTOL FOR RENTBLOUNTSTOWN Phone 643-7740 For Rent in ALTHA762-9555 or 762-8597** Very NICE 2 & 3 bedroom trailers. ** 2 BD Apartment w/ large BD & Carport 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 HAY for Sale4x5 Round Rolls (850) 209-9993 REAL EST A TE Will buy 10 to 1,000 acres, reasonably priced. Immediate closing.Call (850) 544-5441 or (850) 570-0222 WANTED: HOUSEHOLD ITEMS$169 QUEEN PILLOWT OP mattress & box. Manufacturer wrapped, with warran ty. 222-7783 Delivery available. $249 SLEIG H Bed Solid Wood, Never used, still in box. 4258374. Beautiful 3-pc LIV ING ROOM set, stain resistant. $424. Still in crate, never used. Factory warranty, solid oak foundation. Can deliver 545-7112. COMPLETE 6 PC bedroom set (NEW) Still in boxes. $549. Can deliver. 425-8374. TRI-LAND INC. Broker Phone (813) 253-3258LIBER T Y CO.10 Acres$600 down, low monthly payments. House or Mobile home. BRINKLEY REAL TY BRIST OL, cute 2 BD, 1 BA. Totally remodeled on one half acre lot. NEW LIST ING asking, $75,000. MILLRIDGE EST A TES, Tolar School area, new construction 3/2, one acre lot subdivision restrictions apply, buy now pick your colors, etc., $169,900. SPRING STREET, beautiful brick house, GREA Tcluding one bedroom cottage, fenced lot also an extra lot with monthly income. FIRST time ever offered, only $155,000. DOGWOOD LANE, 4 BD, 3 BA, Brick on one acre. Like country living REDUCED to $160,000 for fast sale. NEW LISTINGS PEARIDGE EST A TES, lots of room in this 5 BD, 3 BA, Brick, two car garage, REDUCED to $300,000. HWY 333, like new 3 BD, 3 BA, Frame with utility shop and carport on two fenced acres. With more land available. REDUCED to $150,000. HWY 67, this picture perfect cedar two story 3 BD, 2 1/2 BA house on nine acres with many amenities can be yours for ONLY $235,000. All legitimate offers considered. Time Home Buyers and other type loans, Call me for details! We have many other houses, lots and land tracts available. Give me a call to BUY or SELL!! FOR SALERegistered Jack Russell Puppies $200Call for pictures at (850) 762-8657 View puppies online at


AUGUST 17, 2011 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL Page 21 BECOME A VOLUNTEER FLORIDA GUARDIAN AD LITEM FOUNDATIONPHONE (850) 410-4642Buy, sell & trade in the THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNALCLASSIFIEDSTo place your ad, call 643-3333 by noon Eastern Time on Saturday. Non-business ads run FREE for 2 weeks. AUTO ACCESSORIESFour horse trailer, needs work, would like to trade for two horse bumper pull of equal value. Call 524-4738. 8-17, 8-24T railer hitch, $60. Call 762-8127. 8-17, 8-24DVD system for vehicle, two monitors. Call 674-5820 or 6436378. 8-10, 8-17 BOATS & GUNS14 ft. Bateau, with trailer, 25 hp electric start Evinrude $1,600. Call 674-2145 or 447-5027. 8-17, 8-2414 ft Collins with 35hp Evinrude, new water pump and power pack, electric start and pull cord, like stick steering with trailer, $1,200 OBO. Call 447-4787. 8-17, 8-24Bear Instinct Compound Bow, parallel limbs, 70 pound draw, 29 draw length, 305 fps. IBO, includes NAP Sizzor drop away rest, Cobra case and arrow quiver, $400 OBO. Call 556-2132. 8-17, 8-24 TOOLS and EQUIPMENTSnapper riding lawn mower, 33 cut, B&S engine, $300. Call 526-1753. 8-17, 8-24Air compressor, 6 hp, 30 gallon, with brad gun, $150. Call 674-2145 or 447-5027. 8-17, 8-24Grading blade, 6 ft., with three point hitch, heavy duty, never used, $475. Call 762-8941. 8-10, 8-17 LOST/FOUNDLOST : Female Jack Russell Rat Terrier, went missing from yard sale west of Clarksville. Her family misses her very much. Call 674-5820 or 643-6378. 8-10, 8-17LOST : Female Jack Russell, named Lacey, no collar, mixed coat, white with light brown spots on ears and tail, lost from Henry Keever Rd off Hwy. 12 S in Bristol, behind W.R. Tolar School. Call 643-3330 or 8796067. 8-10, 8-17Found: large white Husky mix, female, found on Bo St. in Hosford. Call 643-6183. 8-10, 8-17 PETS/SUPPLIESDwarf pygmy goats, $75. Call 643-5886. 8-17, 8-24Three mini Dachshunds, black and tan, two males, one female, free to a good home. Call 3793859. 8-17, 8-24T wo small female dogs, full grown, free to good home. Call 762-8566. 8-17, 8-24Three goats, one large doe, two small does, with blue eyes, $50 each. Call 762-3667. 8-10, 8-17White German Shepherd, male, four months old; free gray long hair female kitten. Call 674-9127. 8-10, 8-17Beagle, one year old male, very friendly and cute, free to good home. Call 674-2716. 8-10, 8-17 HOMES & LANDApproximately ten acres, $10,000 down and take over payments, $227 a month. Call 2094859. 8-10, 8-172004 Clayton mobile home, 3BD/2BA, all appliances furnished, includes washer and dryer, must see to appreciate, must be moved, $20,000, no rent to own. Call 4474512 or 762-4734. 8-10, 8-17 WANTEDT wo 55 gallon drums, to be used as burn barrels; full refrigerator reasonably priced. Call 674-3264. 8-17, 8-24T railer blocks priced. Call 524-4738. 8-17, 8-24200 Amp light pole, for shed. Call 524-4738. 8-17, 8-24Rear tractor tires, size 13-6-28-4 ply. Call 237-1785. 8-10, 8-17We buy junk cars and trucks. We will pick them up. Call 6435045 or 447-3819. 3-23 T. 12-28 YARD SALES BLOUNTST OWNYard Sale, Saturday, Aug. 20, starting at 7 a.m. (CT), turn off Hwy. 69 on to John G. Bryant Rd, one block down on your right before you get to Woodmont community, items include, quality, name brand, baby boy clothes newborn24m (many new with tags), baby boy shoes newborn size 4, quality toys, baby accessories, adult clothes, adult shoes, household items, DVDs, and much more. Call 643-6009.BRIST OLYard sale, Saturday, Aug. 20, from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., located at 14054 NW Joe Chason Circle Call 6432894. 8-10, 8-17 STARSCOPEARIES Mar 21/Apr 20 but help is what you need right now. Accept it with open arms and get to the task at hand. Time for buckling down is near. T AURUS Apr 21/May 21 Taurus, its alright to be cautious with your decisions, but taking much too long could indicate youre not ready for a change. Soon a spouse or partner will grow weary. GEMINI May 22/Jun 21 Gemini, new beginnings have arrived and youre excited about these new prospects. Others may share your joy and anticipation but not to the extent that you do. CANCER Jun 22/Jul 22 Youre in over your head, Cancer. Too many projects and not enough helpers can you leave you feeling overwhelmed. You may want to tackle one thing at a time. LEO Jul 23/Aug 23 Leo, theres not much to be done about a current situation. Complaining about things wont solve anything, so why waste the breath? Better news is coming. VIRGO Aug 24/Sept 22 Start thinking about curbing your spending, dont make some changes. More is going out than is coming into your accounts. LIBRA Sept 23/Oct 23 Libra, its hard to keep friends if you are overly critical of the way they live their lives. Remember, no one is perfect -including you. Keep an open mind at all times. SCORPIO Oct 24/Nov 22 Scorpio, it seems as if drama is always following you. Thats because you tend to be the life of the party or prefer all eyes be on you. SAGITT ARIUS Nov 23/Dec 21 Sagittarius, you may feel like youre the only one keeping the ship from sinking. However, this is not the case. Behind-thescenes work is taking place, also. CAPRICORN Dec 22/Jan 20 Trust your instincts, Capricorn. Some one who seems like they have your best interests at heart really may have ulterior motives. Heed Capricorns sage advice. AQUARIUS Jan 21/Feb 18 Aquarius, a good night is in store this week. The night brings rewards you did not expect. Working hard yields more satisfaction as well. PISCES Feb 19/Mar 20 Patience is a virtue, Pisces. The best will be in store for you later in the week. Theres not much adventure until then.Week of Aug. 29 ~ Sept. 4


Page 22 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL AUGUST 17, 2011 CLJ 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 Applications will be received from August 9, 2011PARA-PROFESSIONALEmployment opportunities are offered without regard to race, religion, sex, national origin, age, handicap or marital status.Part-T ime Foreclosure Sales Contractor NeededSeeking part-time contractor to attend Prior experience with the court house and/or court services (foreclosure sales) preferred. Please contact Heather at hnewman@the City Tire in Blountstown is accepting applications for a T ire T echnician/MechanicPositions come with paid vacation, health insurance and dental package.Apply in person ONLY. HELP WANTEDHwy. 20 West BlountstownCITY TIRE PUBLIC AND LEGAL NOTICESR & R W AREHOUSES NOTICE OF SALENOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN on August 22, 2011 at 10 a.m. (CT), R&R Warehouses will dispose of the contents of two (2) storage (5) storage units from Bristol at 19300 State Road 20 W, phone (850) 674-4700. The units are believed to contain household and/or personal property of the following tenants: There will be a disposal of all units not paid in full by this date. THERE WILL BE NO AUCTION! 8-10, 8-17________________________NOTICE FOR BIDTHE CALHO UN L IBERT Y EMPLOYEE S CREDI T UNION WILL BE ACCEPTING SEALED BIDS ON THE FOL LOWING: 2009 Chevrolet Silverado, crewcab, 4x4. Mileage 37,780. NADA retail value $25,725.00 May be seen at Calhoun Liberty Employees Credit Union, Blountstown Branch. MINIMUM BID $20,000.00 O NLY REA S ONABLE BID S WILL BE ACCEPT ED. The credit union reserves the right to reject any and all bids. Last day to submit bid is August, 19, 2011. 8-10, 8-17 _______________________________________________IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE SECOND JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR LIBERTY COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION IN RE: ESTATE OF JOHN HAR VEY FINUFF File No.11-17CP Deceased. _____________/ NOTICE T O CREDIT ORS The administration of the estate of JOHN HARVEY FINUFF, deceased, whose date of death was March 13, 2011 and whose Social Security Number is is pending in the Circuit Court for Liberty County, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is Liberty County Courthouse, 10818 NW Highway 20, Bristol Florida, 32321, with a mailing address of Post Of32321 The name and address of the personal representative and the personal representa low. All creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against unmatured, contingent or unliquidated claims, on whom a copy of this notice is required claims with this court WITHIN THE LATER OF 3 MONTHS AFTER THE TIME OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR 30 DAYS AFTER THE DATE OF SERVICE OF A COPY OF THIS NOTICE ON THEM. All other creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against declaims with this court WITHIN 3 MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE. ALL CLAIMS NOT FILED WITHIN THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH IN SECTION 733.702 OF THE FLORIDA PROBATE CODE WILL BE FOREVER BARRED. THE TIME PERIOD SET FORTH ABOVE, ANY CLAIM FILED TWO (2) YEARS OR MORE AFTER THE DECEBARRED. tion of this Notice is Aug. 17, 2011. Attorney for Personal Representative: MICHAEL K. MCCORMICK Attorney-At-Law Florida Bar No: 0020893 512 South Bolivar Street Chattahoochee, Florida 32324 Telephone: (850) 663-3865 Personal Representative: HOLLIS E. FINUFF 20690 NW Vickery Lane Bristol, Florida 32321 MARIANNA-Chipola College will offer a series of small business seminars in the coming months. On Friday, Sept. 16, a seminar entitled, "Steps to Starting a Business" will be offered from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Participants will learn about organizational require ments and licensing for a small business considerations, and employee requirements. On Oct. 7, a seminar entitled, "How to write a Business Plan," will be offered from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Participants will learn to create an impressive, professional Participants also will review a software program and walk through the business plan process. "Starting Your Own Restaurant Business" is set for Oct. 21. Marketing Series, Part 1: Introduction to 21st Century Marketing is Nov. 4 and Marketing Part 2 Marketing on the Internet and Using Social Media is Dec. 2. The workshops will meet in Room M-108 of the Chipola Business and Technology building. Cost of each seminar is $30. For information, contact Dr. Jim Froh at 718-2413 or email: business seminars set at ChipolaChipola artist series season tickets on saleSeason tickets for the 2011-12 Chipola Artist Series go on sale Monday, Aug. 22, in the lobby of the McLendon Fine Arts Building. Events are pictured from left: (top) Artistic Reflections presented by the Chipola Music and Theatre Faculty, Songs and Stories of the Civil War presented by Bobby Horton, (bottom) Fused Tutu a mixed dance repertoire, and The Whiffenpoofs, a cappella all-male singing group. Tolar Parents and Students: I hope you have enjoyed your summer break and are well rested for the upcoming school year. While you have been enjoying the summer break we have been gearing up for a new and exciting year at W. R. Tolar. We would like to congratulate the students was an A school. We also want to encourage the students and staff to step up to the challenge of conA school status and to keep striving for excellence in all we do. I know our students can, and will, rise to meet this challenge head on! I would like to take this opportunity to invite all parents and students to W. R. T olars Open House which is scheduled for Aug. 18 from 3-5 p.m. At Open House you will have the opportunity to year and will be able to meet his/her teacher(s) as well. There will be a brief meeting in the library for all middle school students and parents at 3:15 p.m. to discuss changes for the upcoming school year and to hand out student schedules. Any middle school students arriving after 3:30 will still need to report to the library to get their schedules before heading and below can report straight to their homeroom teacher for their schedules. We look forward an outstanding 2011-2012 school year and we encourage all parents to be involved in be here for you and your child throughout the school teacher or the school if any assistance is needed. Feel free to check the W. R. Tolar School webschool to pick up a list. You can do this at www. Enjoy what is left of your summer break and we look forward to seeing you on the 18th. Sincerely, Link Barber Principal(Liberty County High Schools Open House will follow our open house and will be from 5:30-7 p.m. on Aug.18)Welcome Back Tolar Students *Lifetime Warranty on Repairs *Will pay up to $500 of your deductible *Over 75 years combined experienceTNTOWNER Collision Center


AUGUST 17, 2011 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL Page 23 CLJ NEWS .COM To place your ad call us at 643-3333 SERVICE Directory Whaley Heating & Air Conditioning (850) 674-4777FL LIC. # CMC1249570 Accepting: : (850) 643-6925 : (850) 643-2064 : grich0656@aol.com10536-B NW SR 20 Bristol, FL 32321 Located in the Apalachee RestaurantGary Richards, EA MBAEnrolled Agent Enrolled to Practice Before the IRS Business & Accounting Solutions Inc. 4433 NW C.R. 274 Altha, Fl 32421 (850) 762-9402 Cell (850) 832-5055Dozer and Excavation work Over 20 years experienceClay ONealsLand Clearing, Inc. William's HomeImprovements "No Job Too Big or Small"Concrete work, landscape, pressure cleaning, renovations, seamless gutter, painting, vinyl, & screen enclosure Call 674-8092Licensed & Insured, contractor & rooferFOR FREE ESTIMA TES Clint Hatcher, OwnerElectrical Lic. # ER13014037 Building Lic. # RB29003511 RESIDENTAL & COMMERCIAL FREE EstimatesServing Calhoun, Liberty & Jackson Counties LIBERTY TIRE COMPANY 10781 NW SR 20 Bristol, Fl 32321Call 643-2939 MV75332Hours: Monday thru Friday 7 5 & Saturday 7 12Come see us for all your tire needs or give us a call for roadside service, oil changes & tire rotation. We specialize in sales and repair of tires for:Commercial Trucks and Trailers, OTR Equipment, Farm Equipment, Passenger Car & Light Truck Tires Call Chris Nissley at 674-8081 or 643-8561 (Cell) STUMP GRINDINGReasonable Rates & FREE Estimates! That Darn PumpThere is never a convenient time to be without water.WELLS (850)643-HELP Thats 643-4357 or Home 643-3857For friendly service and never any overtime charges call, BARLOWS Repair & Water ServicesWell drilling & Pump repair ________________________Serving Gulf, Franklin, Bay, Calhoun, Washington & Liberty Counties________________________850-639-9355or850-814-7454 Hwy 71 South on J.P. Peacock Rd, Altha. Day or night, Call 762-8127 Check out our prices before buying from somewhere else. For Weddings, Birthdays and all Holidays, come in or call us. Margies Florist Phone David Morris at (850) 868-1295 or Dispatch at (850) 575-4414 Locally owned & OperatedNow serving the Hosford, Telogia, and Bristol areas. Visit the web at Improve your mileage 5% to 20%Mileage Maxx JEMISON Heating & Cooling, Lic# RM1416924Carrier Equipment The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) is offering a free hunter safety Internet-completion course in Liberty and Gadsden Counties. The course in Liberty will be at the Woodmen of the World Camp, 22459 N.E. Woodmen of the World Road in Hosford. Instruction is from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 27. The course in Gadsden will be at the Pat Thomas Florida Public Safety Institute, 75 College Drive, Havana, in classroom 120. Instruction is from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 27. Students must complete the Internet course before coming to class and bring a copy of be notarized. An adult must accompany chil dren under the age of 16 at all times. Students should bring a pencil and paper with them to take notes. Successful completion of an approved hunter safety course is required for people born on or after June 1, 1975, before they can purchase a Florida hunting license. The requirements for all other states and Canadian provinces. People interested in attending this course can register online and obtain information about future hunter safety classes at www. or by calling the (850) 265-3676.Free hunter safety Internet-completion course in Liberty and Gadsden County Take hunter safety class; get ready for opening dayWith the dog days of summer upon us, its hard to think about hunting. But if youre between the ages of 16 and 36, and havent yet taken the states hunter safety class nows just the time to be thinking about it. Many during hunting season while people scramble class sizes and offer a better opportunity for students to attend, because they often have more free time then. People 16 years old or older and born after May 31, 1975, must complete the FWCs hunter safety requirement before they can buy a Florida hunting license. There is an exception though. A law passed a few years ago that allows individuals to hunt under the supervision of a licensed hunter, 21 years old or older, without having to complete Its called the Hunter Safety Deferral License, and it allows those people who pur chase one to hunt on a one-year trial basis. Its designed to encourage experienced hunters to teach novice hunters about our sport and is a great incentive for getting more people to give hunting a try. Individuals taking advantage of this would have to pass a hunter safety class to be eligible to buy a license and hunt the following year. If youre a youngster and already hunt, I suggest you go ahead and take a hunter safety class before you turn 16. Of course, until then, you may hunt under adult supervision. You can register for a hunter safety class by going to or by contacting your nearest FWC regional convenience. Theres the traditional course, which is 12 hours of classroom instruction plus a fourhour field day, or you can opt for taking the online or CD-ROM version at home. But, youll still have to sign up for the skills day part. The traditional course is offered during four weekdays or on a Saturday-Sunday. If you take it during the week, each session is three hours and offered after normal working hours. On the weekend, youll spend eight hours Saturday and four hours Sunday morning in the classroom. The remainder of Sunday youll move over to the shooting range to complete traditional class is Floridas many hunting laws. introduction. Volunteer hunter safety instructors teach the remaining curriculum. Youll be taught ethics, hunter responsibility, proper way to shoot. Youll discover the differences between various bullets, calibers and gauges; how to identify game animals; and learn wildlife conservation and best management practices for native species. In addition, youll Archery and fundamentals of bowhunting also are taught. In your last hour in the classroom, youll be given a standardized test of true and false and multiple-choice questions. All you need is to score an 80 percent or better, and then you get to move outside to the shooting range for the This part takes about four hours. Dur ing that time, youll get to shoot clay pigeons with a shotgun, practice your archery skills and target pracYoull also receive a muzzleloader demonstration, where youll have the chance to shoot one if youd like. All guns, bows, targets and ammo are provided. All you have to do is take aim! given your hunter safety card. At that point you can purchase a Florida hunting license and get ready for opening day. If you choose to take the hunter safety class online or by CD-ROM, youll learn all of the above-mentioned material and be given a practice test to prepare you for the last segment the skills day. Skill days take about four hours to complete. Youll learn much of what is taught during the traditional course, including hunting laws and take a shot and where to place the crosshairs. Then youll get to shoot on the range and be given the same standardized test. Register today to take a hunter safety class cause the 2011-2012 hunting season is just around the corner!Outta the Woods by Tony Young


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