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: 02-08-2012
Frequency: weekly
Subjects / Keywords: Newspapers -- Bristol (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Liberty County (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Calhoun County (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
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Spatial Coverage: United States -- Florida -- Liberty -- Bristol
Coordinates: 30.426944 x -84.979167 ( Place of Publication )
Additional Physical Form: Also available on microfilm from the University of Florida.
Dates or Sequential Designation: Began in Sept. 1991.
General Note: Description based on: Vol. 11, no. 38 (Sept. 18, 1991).
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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THE CALHOUN-LIBER TY J OURNAL CLJNews.com WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 8, 2012 Vol. 32, No. 6 50includes taxSeries of break-ins reported in Calhoun and Libertyby Teresa Eubanks, Journal EditorThousands of dollars worth of property including guns, jewelry, TVs and game consoles have been stolen in recent burglaries in the Calhoun and Liberty County area. Three of the break-ins happened in Calhoun County. Three more were discovered Monday in Liberty County. All happened in the daylight hours and in each case, the doors were kicked in. Theyre not even slowing down to see if the doors are unlocked, said Major Roman Wood of the Calhoun that one of the damaged doors was unsecured and the thieves could have easily walked in. Theres more than one, theyre well organized and theyre in and out quickly, Wood said. They leave destruction behind, dumping out drawers and knocking things over as they ransack the home. The three in Calhoun County happened within a mile of SR 20 between 7 a.m. and 3 p.m. One was just outside the city limits on West SR 20, another was south of Clarksville and the third was near the county line on SR 20, said 30, the second was Feb. 2 and the last was discovered Monday. One of the Liberty County homes hit was on SR 20 between Bristol and Hosford. The other two were along Hwy. 67 (Carrabelle Hwy.). All three were discovered Monday. An alarm company contacted the sheriffs Liberty County Sheriff Donnie Conyers. He said they learned about the other two break-ins a short time later. He said jewelry and possibly guns were among the items taken from the Liberty County homes. He said there had also been similar break-ins in Gadsden County and Wakulla County. All agencies are getting together and working on it, Conyers said. Were keeping the roads hot and looking for anything unusual. Wood urges homeowners to keep an eye on their property as well as their neighbors. Were urging people to take steps to document their jewelry, guns and electronic devices by taking photographs and getting serial numbers, he added. Anyone with information on suspicious people or unfamiliar vehicles in their neighborhoods is urged to contact authorities. Altha man charged with trying to stab trooper, resisting arrestCar hits mobile home after running intersection ......3 Collision sends 5 to hospital with minor injuries ...........3 Club donates Teddy Bears 6 Tolar student tv in basketball shootout ......14 Weddings...12 Birthdays...13 School news...14, 15 Obituaries...17 Classieds...20, 21 Jobs & Legals...23 Sheriff's Log...2 Free Tax Prep at Chipola...5 Commentary...8, 9 News from the Pews...10 Farmer's Almanac...11 by Teresa Eubanks, Journal Editor people worried Monday morning as he stood in front of the Chevron Station in Altha, swinging a hand saw and acting in what many saw as a threatening manner. up his patrol car when he noticed Sangster outside the front door. He passed him as he walked into the store and said, Good morning, sir. Sangster replied, Whats it to you? as he walked off. Inside the store, the trooper found everyone was watching the man as he crossed Hwy. 71 and went into M&W Thrift Shop. A short time later, he emerged from the shop with the owner, Mike Mills. The two appeared to be arguing. Sangster walked off. Someone in the store said, Look, hes coming back. But he didnt return to the Chevron; he continued down the road. He was walking in an angry, agitated manner, walking in and out of businesses, brandishing a hand saw. Sangster walked north on the east side of the road. He holding the hand saw like youd hold a knife. It was odd the way he was carrying it. At times, he was swinging it like a sword. Some people came out of a business and walked past him on their way to their truck. He said something to into their vehicle, rolled up the windows and sped away. Sangster continued on down the road toward Ace Hardware. Concerned that he might go to the school, the trooper who, by now was following behind in his patrol car contacted the let him out of your sight. leaving the school behind. He was glad he was getting away from the population. As we get to the edge of town, he walks into a driveway worried because he knew a couple who lived there and was aware their small children were often playing outside this time of day. The trooper pulled into the driveway and suddenly saw Sangster step out from the bushes. He takes the saw, lays it on who later realized he had been ambushed and that Sangster had brought me where he wanted me got out of his patrol car. I got to talking to him and asked for his matter. Sangster then replied, Ill show you what matters as reached in his pocket for a knife and lunged forward. As his hand is coming out of his pocket with the knife, I grab him by the hand and directed him to the hood of my car, said the troopers command to put his hands unsure which hand held the knife. from a porch and helped the trooper handcuff Sangster and pointed out where the knife had fallen on the ground. The trooper picked up the yellow-handle Case knife, which had a blade about four and a half inches long. to treat the minor injuries Sangster sustained in their altercation. Deputy Dalton arrived on scene. EMTs took Sangster to Calhoun-Liberty Hospital to be checked out medically as Blountstown Police Chief Rodney Smith stood by at the emergency room door. Sangster was later released into the troopers custody and was charged with disorderly conduct, aggravated assault on without bond. I thought I was just intervening with him at his house, to ID him and hold him for back-up. Until Sangster stepped out from his hiding place, I didnt feel an immediate threat. to kill me. Noting Sangsters walk through Altha and his interactions with several people, he added, He was looking for a victim. Had it not been me, who would it have been?


Page 2 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL FEBRUARY 8, 2012 compiled by Journal Editor Teresa Eubanks Located at 20634 E. Central in Blountstown (850) 674-8801 "Fine Jewelry & Gifts"The Diamond Corner Offers a Special Heart this Valentines Day Valentines Day is a day for creating memories like no other and showing your sweetheart they mean the world to you. Purchase a minimum of $150 of PANDORA jewelry and get this special heart shaped jewelry box FREE (a $40 value). WHILE SUPPLIES LAST CALHOUN COUNTYJan. 30 Arthur Goodwin, VOP, CCSO. Willie K. Simmons, VOP, CCSO. Tommy Wayne Bailey, trespassing, CCSO. Jan. 31 Donnie Whitfield, VOP, CCSO. Ronnie Creamer, VOSP, CCSO. Feb. 1 Allen Gomillion, possession trespass on property armed with Feb. 2 Angela Tindall, VOP, CCSO. Randy Lemmons, Jr., taking deer at night with light, taking doe deer, armed trespass on posted John Randall Ammons, taking deer at night with light, taking doe deer, armed trespass on Travis Harrington, VOP, CCSO. Feb. 3 Ethan Noblin, reckless Amanda Batson, VOCP (times 2), CCSO. Clayton Earl Harris, possession of listed chemicals, CCSO. Feb. 5 Jared Britt Lipford, failure to appear (times 2), CCSO.LIBERTY COUNTYFeb. 1 Michael E. Hand, VOSP, LCSO. Krystal Cloud, VOSP, LCSO. Feb. 2 Angela Tindall, holding for CCSO, CCSO. Ashley Burns, holding for CCSO, CCSO. Feb. 4 William Maxwell, DUI, LCSO. Stephen C. Hanf, possession of less than 20 grams of marijuana, possession of a controlled substance, possession of prescription medicine without a prescription (2 counts), LCSO. S H ERIFFS LOGBlountstown Police Dept.Jan. 30 through Feb. 5, 2012 Citations issued: Accidents...............01 .................18 Special details Business alarms.....01 Residential alarms..........00 Complaints..............................................................55 Arrested? We understand how important it is for you to know your legal rights and how to protect them. Our areas of practice include: *Call for a free consultationJason D. Winn, P.A. (850) 222-7199 $1,000CASH REWARDFor information leading to an arrest for the property taken from my home on CR 67. Call David Morris at the Liberty Co. Sheriffs 643-5615.A Blountstown man who asked an acquaintance to buy cold medication for him to use to make methamphetamine was arrested on a long list of charges was approached by deputies moments after the transaction Friday night. Clayton Earl Harris, 40, contacted someone who had helped him get pseudoephedrine pills in the past but this time, his source and offered to help them arrest him. The sheriffs office provided the medicine, copied down the lot number on the box and set up a recording device. When Harris arrived at the sources home, he gave the source $20 and promised to deliver a quarter gram of methamphetamine once it was ready in exchange for 48 cold pills. Deputies hidden out of sight waited as the two talked and Harris received the pills. The confidential source gave deputies the signal that they were done by telling Harris, Ill call you tomorrow, and they moved in. Deputies Gary McGee and Scotty Norris came up on the passengers side of Harris truck as Sgt. Jared Nichols approached him from the drivers side. Harris hit the gas and headed onto Hwy. 71, turning north and traveling at a high rate of speed. Two patrol cars sped up to pursue him truck, forcing Harris to pull off the road after about a half mile. lot number, and the two blister packs of Equate medication were found on the shoulder of the road. Deputies recovered the recording device as well as the $20 Harris paid for the pills. His truck was towed and have it seized. Harris was charged with possession of a listed without violence, resisting vehicle pursuit and tampering with evidence. He is being held in the county jail on $50,000 bond.Harris arrested after deputies watch pill exchange; short chase ends when tire shot out ARREST REPORTS Hosford teen charged with DUI Friday nightA Liberty County deputy on patrol Friday night arrested a Hosford teenager on a DUI charge after seeing him nearly fall out of his parked truck, according to a report from the Sgt. Jamie Shiver was on CR 67 near Yellow Creek when he drove past a 2000 Chevrolet pickup on the side of the road around 9 p.m. He turned around and as he drove up on the truck, he saw the drivers door open and a white male stagger out. He watched as the driver grabbed the side of the truck to steady himself. When he approached the driver, later identified as William Lee Maxwell Jr., 18, Shiver could smell the strong odor of an alcoholic beverage coming from his face and noted that his speech was slurred. Maxwell told the deputy he had run off the road, nearly had an accident and got scared. He said he was lost and been drinking, he admitted that he had. When asked how much alcohol he had consumed, Maxwell replied, Too much. Maxwell agreed to submit to a series of sobriety tests but did not do well, according to the arrest report. He was unable to touch his nose with either hand and could not keep his balance, moving his feet to keep from falling as he swayed back and forth. After being taken to the Liberty County Jail, Maxwell took a breath test to determine his level of intoxication. He gave two samples which resulted in readings of .155 and .143. The legal limit is .08. He was later released on $500 bond. ARREST REPORTS continued on page 13


FEBRUARY 8, 2012 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL Page 3 by Teresa Eubanks, Journal EditorFive people received minor injuries and two vehicles were damaged in a collision behind the Liberty County Courthouse in Bristol on Feb. 1. According to FHP Trooper Dallas Jones, 76-yearstop sign at the intersection. When she pulled out, she Chattahoochee. truck. Jones said the car may have been totaled. He estimated damages to the truck at approximately $5,000. Hospital by ambulance. Baxter and her three children, including her six-year-old daughter and two sons, age seven and eight, were transported by ambulance to have a knee injury, according to Jones. The kids he said. JOHNNY EUBANKS PHOTO by Teresa Eubanks, Journal EditorThe Florida Highway Patrol is looking last month. Damages were estimated at approximately $4,000 to the gas pump island area. Witnesses described the vehicle as a an extra cab, long wheel base and a FHP Trooper Jason King. Construction and it is possible that the tailgate and the Jan. 25 accident, which happened at 6:15 p.m. The truck had pulled up in a parking got out, went inside to buy beer and then got back in the truck. As the driver was collided with the gas pumps near the appeared to be an easterly direction to speculated that it was possible the driver might not be charged criminally. by Teresa Eubanks, Journal EditorTwo people had minor the road and collided with a mobile home in Altha Thursday night. taken to Calhoun-Liberty Hospital to be examined Noblin was eastbound on CR 274 when he went through a marked stop, crossed the Hwy. 71 intersection and entered Chipola Street, according to the Florida Highway Patrol crash report. traveled one block east, north shoulder and collided Street. The car continued east, crossing Pennington Street, and hit the southeast corner Noblin was charged with reckless driving and container. The accident report noted that the crash was alcohol-related. Damages to the mobile home were estimated at was assessed at $12,000. The crash was investigated by FHP Trooper Ron Cox.


Page 4 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL FEBRUARY 8, 2012Thats 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! 5,335 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: thejournal@fairpoint.net ADS: cljads@fairpoint.net JOURNAL STAFFJohnny Eubanks...................Publisher Teresa Eubanks........................ Editor Sandra Brown...................Bookkeeper Debbie Duggar...................AdvertisingOFFICE HOURS: 9 a.m. 6 p.m. M-FTHE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL Wednesday, February 8 Adult Dance, 8-12 p.m., Blountstown Legion Hall Monday, February 13 Tuesday, February 14 Sunday, February 12 Saturday, February 11 Thursday February 9 Friday, February 10TODAYS MEETINGS 7 p.m., Altha Volunteer Fire Department AA, 6 p.m., Altha Community Center 6 p.m., City Hall 6 p.m., City Council Room on Angle St. 7 p.m., Apalachee Restaurant 7 p.m., Dixie Lodge in Blountstown 7 p.m., LC School Board Meeting Room 7 p.m., Bristol City HallTODAYS MEETINGS7 p.m., Veterans Memorial Park Civic CenterTODAYS 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, BristolTODAYS MEETINGSAA, 7 p.m., basement of Calhoun Courthouse 11 a.m., 5 p.m. Calhoun 7 p.m., Veterans Civic Center in Bristol Attend the Church of your choice this SundayBIRTHDAY Lawanda McDonald BIRTHDAYS Jody Bontrager, Thomas Darin Reddick, Scotty Paul Reddick and Ashley Johnson BIRTHDAYS Jessica Bentley and Jim McIntosh BIRTHDAYS Douglas Gingerich & James Buddy Bozeman BIRTHDAYS Kathlyn Hare, Slade Geiger, Jamie Reddick and Gailand Bay BIRTHDAY Cindy Parrish BIRTHDAY Timmy CardinaleTrain DayVeterans Memorial Park 11 a.m.3 p.m. Black History 2 p.m. BMS Auditorium BAND6 p.m. BMS AuditoriumBlack History The LCHS Softball team and Liberty County Boosters will be hosting the First Annual Fastpitch Softball Clinic March 3. This clinic will be available to all girls currently in 4 8 grade. This is being offered to Tolar Middle School and Hosford School students only. Each girl will receive one on one instruction, as well as group sessions. Our goal is to teach our young girls the fundamentals of the game, help improve the skills some may already have, and stress the importance of good sportsmanship and teamwork. Not only will the current Liberty County hopefully this will help to secure the future success of the softball program. There will be a $30 participation fee. Forms will be available at Tolar and Hosford schools. All forms need to be turned in to Coach Jennifer Sewell no later than Feb. 20. Classes will begin at 8 a.m. and end at 3 p.m. We will be serving lunch. Gatorade and water will be provided for short breaks. The girls will also be given a t-shirt. All girls should bring cleats and a glove. All other items will be supplied. For more information call Britt Kent at (850) 567-1722 or Coach Jennifer Sewell, Liberty County High School at (850) 6432241. The River Valley Marketplace is open every Saturday morning, from 8 a.m. to noon, in downtown Blountstown. A Valentines market is set for Saturday, Feb. 11. Anyone with arts, crafts, fresh produce, baked goods or merchandise is invited to set up a FREE booth at the mar ket. The event is held in the greenspace next to Centennial Bank downtown. Spaces are not reserved; you choose your own spot when you arrive and bring your own tables, etc.. There are a few parking spaces adjacent to the greenspace on the back side for those wishing to sell from the back of their trucks. Businesses sale items. For more information, call Kelli at 447-2765. MARIANNAMajor League Base balls back-to-back Homerun leader Jose Bautista will return to his alma mater on Feb. 11 for Chipola Colleges Baseball Alumni event. Chipola coach Jeff Johnson says, Its great to have Jose and so many other great players to come back for this event. A lot of them have gone on to be successful in baseball and in other careers. They all have a lot of pride in Chipola and it means a lot for them to come in here and help us raise a little money for our program. The Alumni Baseball weekend events begin Friday, Feb. 10, with a game between Chipola and Walters State at 11 a.m. Chipola plays San Jacinto at 2 p.m. A Golf Outing for Chipola Baseball Alumni and friends tees off at 2 p.m. at Indian Springs Golf Course. An Alumni Social will be held at Beef OBradys from 6:30 p.m. to midnight. Saturday, Feb. 11, events begin at 11 a.m. with Chipola vs. Walters State. An Alumni Home Run Derby begins at 1 p.m. Fans will have a chance to meet the players and get autographs. A $100 a plate Pro Baseball Dinner and Auction is set for 6:30 p.m. at the Trammell Camp in Blountstown. The following Chipola alumni have taToronto Blue Jays, Tyler Flowers Chicago White Sox, Adam LoewenNew York Mets, Mat GamelMilwaukee Brewers and honorary Chipola alumnus Jeff MathisToronto Blue Jays. Several other former players are expected to attend. For information, contact assistant coach Mike Bradford at (850) 718-2243 or email bradfordm@chipola.edu. Jose Bautista to headline Chipola baseball alumni event Feb. 11Pictured at last years event are, from left: honorary Chipola alumnus Jeff Mathis of the Toronto Blue Jays, Jose Bautista of the Toronto Blue Jays and Chipola baseball coach Jeff Johnson. Fastpitch Softball Clinic planned on March 3 for girlsMarketplace open Torreya Garden Club of Blountstown will meet Monday, Feb. 13, at 6 p.m. CT at The speaker for the evening will be Lawrence Cutts, renowned honeybee expert. He will speak about the life cycle The public is invited to attend.Torreya Garden Club meets this MondayVeterans Memorial Railroad ANNUAL MEETING, 3:30 p.m. at the Depot behind Veterans Memorial Civic Center, Bristol


FEBRUARY 8, 2012 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL Page 5 EVENTS Pre-order your Valentines early because we have what a woman and what a man wants.... Buy Rite Drugs Place your order by calling 643-5454 Phone 643-5454Other Flower Choices Stuffed Animals Jewelry Gift Baskets Candles Novelty Gifts Camo Valentines candy Much More to choose from for your special Valentine. ROSESOne Dozen $49951/2 Dozen $2995 Home of the All-U-Can-Eat menuPhone (850) 670-8441 A little out of the way, a lot less to pay! Family Coastal Seafood Restaurant $35Steak & Seafood DINNERFEBRUARY 10-12 with Appetizer & Dessert to share NO HIDDEN CHARGES: It is our policy that the patient and any other person responsible for payments has the right to refuse to pay, cancel payment or be reimbursed by payment or any other service, examination or treatment which is performed as a result of and within 72 hours or responding to the advertisement for the free, discounted fee or reduced fee service, examination or treatment.Cataracts?Freedom from Eye Glasses, Now a reality for many. and Cataract SpecialistSmart Lenses SMDr. Mulliss Smart LensSM procedure can produce clear vision without eyeglasses.Close-up, Far away & In-between CALL TODAY for a Smart Lens Evaluation (2 Blks from Jackson Hospital)(850) 526-7775 or 1(800)769-3429 MARIANNAChipola College business professor Lee Shook and his student volunteers are providing free tax preparation and free electronic The free servicefor individual tax Those who drop in may have a lon but if it is a fairly simple return we can asked to bring a personal check which has routing information needed for To make an appointment for free RIGHT: Chipola College business major Holley Hinson of Chipley works on an income tax program. Chipola College offers free tax preparation TALLAHASSEE February is Universitys Center for Multicultural lege of Communication and Informa tion each will be hosting special events that aim to make it a meaningful and in dialogue about the various contribu tions to our country and society made of the FSU Center for Multicultural Af communication and collaboration among all members of the campus Among other scheduled activities are the 2nd Annual Leadership Summit on Satur For a complete listing of February Student Union (some of which require Communication and Informa tion will host a multifaceted The Life and Illustrations of is the recipient of a Caldecott Medal New York Times four gold and four silver medals from postage stamps for the Black Heritage Limited parking is available in the lot between Montgomery Hall and the of the FSU College of Com munication and Informa faculty member in the FSU School of Library and In as president of the Asso ciation for Library Service Newbery Award Selection a member of the Caldecott Award Selection Commit sitys Center for Multicul tural Affairs and the Florida tional Save the Family Explore Adoption will Families and Communities Black History Month event Student Services Building The keynote speaker will of duty in Iraq and Afghani his role as Nathan Hayes in story of four men who are struggling with the chal has been interviewed on


Liberty County Sheriff Donnie CoWomens Club donates Teddy Bears Page 6 FEBRUARY 8, 2012 WANTS YOU!!!SWAT SWAT Calhoun County SWAT program SWAT If you have any questions, please contact Pamela McDaniel (850) 674-5645, ext 236. Dont forget our Hatley PJs and Nightshirts, Footzie slippers and Whoopie Cream to pamper your feet! Let us wrap it up and add a balloon! Blountstown DRUGS Telephone 674-2222We have cute gifts to spoil your sweetie! Valentines Day Cards MARIANNAChipola College music majors recently attended the Florida College System Activities Association (FCSAA) winter symposium at Florida Atlantic University in Boca Raton. Chipola students who attended the conference were: Garrett Bolund, Trey Holmes, Daniel Kern, Cecil Mathis, Lizzy Mathis, Ryan Pilcher and Joseph Raley. Daniel Kern, pianist, received an honorable mention at the Student Artists Competition with participants throughout the state of Florida. Voice major Lizzy Mathis was also competitively chosen as a feature performance. The Chipola students who attended interacted with students from state colleges throughout Florida and had the opportunity to work directly with the faculty at Florida Atlantic University. Dr. Daniel Powell, Chipolas Associate Dean of Fine and Performing Arts, says, Our students showing at arts programs we offer at Chipola.


On Saturday, Feb. 18 the Blountstown Public Library will come alive with the next Art Series Event! From Slow Movements to Jumpin Track combines a number of the arts...dance, literary, and music. be explained in the presentation. Joan makes it look easy but it takes a lot will lead us in a simple meditation. Stephen Ayers (StAy) has written a script and instrumental composition to go with the piano. Jumping Track tells the musical story of a hobo named Jobe and his adventures hopping trains during the Great Depression. Stephen was awarded the Outstanding Musicianship Award at Chipola College in 1999 by the faculty. This will be a powerful performance. Join us in The Heritage Room (park in the back parking lot to enter) from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. for an evening thats for the ARTS! Light refreshments will be served.Study Tai Chi with Joan Davis, enjoy a musical story with Stephen Ayers 643-4247 (Hair)Let Us Be Your Valentine!Nancys Hair DesignATWe have gifts for everyone... Come see Nancy & Shaula 12154 Hwy. 20 West Spring is right around the corner start TANNING NOW! *Lifetime Warranty on Repairs *Will pay up to $500 of your deductible *Over 75 years combined experienceTNTTOBY GARNETT, OWNER Collision Center Liberty Post & BARN POLE Inc.We've got the fence posts to meet your needs.Dempsey Barron Rd. Bristol (off Hwy. 12 N)PHONE MARIANNA The Chipola College Center for visual arts center, has launched a major fundraising campaign, Applause! It will support programming, educational opportunities for Chipola students and K-12 schoolchildren, and facility enhancements. The campaign is being chaired by Harold Donaldson, a Chipola alumnus and retired banker and Joan Stadsklev, retired Associate Dean of the Chipola Fine and Performing Arts Department. Applause! Committee representatives from across the Chipola district have been selected to lead the campaign. They are: Tonya Pippin of Chipley, Jim Ackerman of Chipley, Gloria Keenan of Bristol, Judy Brooten of Bascom, Kenneth Yates of Bonifay, Nick Williams of Graceville, Danny Ryals of Blounstown, Ruth Kinsolving of Marianna, Lee Shook of Marianna, Bonita Deck of Bristol, Glenda Swearingen of Marianna, Dr. Jerry Kandzer of Marianna and Amy Saunders of Marianna. The Chipola Center for the Arts will be a dynamic new addition to Chipola College and the entire region when it opens this September, said Dr. Gene Prough, president of Chipola College. This state-of-the-art facility will offer something for everyone of all ages, in addition to it being a in the performing and visual arts. The Applause! Campaign features four components: Legacy Initiatives, major naming opportuniExperimental Theater and Art Gallery; Be Seated, underwriting a name plaque on one of the seats in the Main Theater; Be A Star, underwriting a star on the donor wall in the Centers main lobby; and a general support fund. Information about each is available at www. chipola.edu. Printed brochures are available in the Center for the Arts launches Applause! campaign From left: Nick Williams of Graceville, Gloria Keenan of Bristol, Tonya Pippin of Chipley, Amy Saunders of Marianna, Bonita Deck of Bristol, (back) Danny Ryals of Blounstown, Jim Ackerman of Chipley, Glenda Swearingen of Marianna, Judy Brooten of Bascom, Dr. Jerry Kandzer of Marianna, Chipola president Dr. Gene Prough and co-chair Harold Donaldson of Marianna. Not pictured: Co-chair Joan Stadsklev of Marianna, Ruth Kinsolving of Marianna, Lee Shook of Marianna and Kenneth Yates of Bonifay. THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL Page 7 THE ARTS A palachee The $2699 SWEETHEART STEAK FOR TWOThis includes a Side & Salad for each Treat Your Sweetie February 14 TH


Page 8 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL FEBRUARY 8, 2012Madonna came into the Super Bowl halftime show carried by muscle-bound men. Its a good thing she wasnt carried in by the Patriots, because they would have dropped her. CRAIG FERGUSONTom Bradys wife Gisele publicly criticized the Patriots receivers for dropping some of her husbands passes. You know, its one thing when you get chewed out by your coach. But to get chewed out by a a supermodel, thats got to hurt. JAY LENODonald Trump announced that hes endors ing Mitt Romney for president. It was really nice. Trump was like, Theres only one man with the brains, the skills, and the charisma to be president but since Im not running, you might as well vote for Mitt Romney. JIMMY FALLONDonald Trump has now endorsed Mitt Romney. Imagine that: A billionaire reaching out to a millionaire. JAY LENOA woman in Illinois is auctioning off a 2005 Chrysler that once belonged to President Obama. You could tell it was Obamas car because it gets off to a fast start and then stalls for the next three years JIMMY FALLONDespite his big loss in Florida Newt Gingrich vows to stay in the GOP race. And we all know when Newt takes a vow he really sticks with it. JAY LENOMitt Romney is getting some heat for something he said on CNN. He said hes not concerned about the very poor. Im pretty sure youre not supposed to say that out loud. Romney said the quote was taken out of context. And that he absolutely cares about the poor. In fact, his campaign bus runs on the tears of the poor. JIMMY KIMMELAccording to USA Today, more Chinese tourists are coming to America. They get to see things theyve never seen before: the Grand Canyon, the Statue of Liberty, adults working in factories. JAY LENOBrad Pitt and Angelina Jolie were spotted taking their kids to Cirque du Soleil. Its weird when they take their kids to the circus, because even the clowns are like, Thats a lot of people in one car! JIMMY FALLONIn Florida, Mitt Romney won the Republican presidential primary election. He beat Newt Gingrich handily. Political analysts believe that elderly voters in Florida rejected Newt Gingrich because of fears that he would eventually leave them for a younger state. JIMMY KIMMELHappy birthday to Zsa Zsa Gabor, shes 95 years old. I thought she did a great job at the Super Bowl halftime. DAVID LETTERMANAfter he wowed the crowd at the Apollo Theater with his singing voice, producers at American Idol have invited President Obama to sing on their show this season. Not to be outdone, Ron Pauls book will be appraised on the next edition of Antiques Roadshow. JAY LENOMitt Romney went to a McDonalds and ordered burgers and fries and apparently everything was going well until Romney asked the cashier if she could break a $1 million bill. CONAN OBRIEN COMMENTARY Late Night LaughsA RECAP OF RECENT OBSERVATIONS BY LATE NIGHT TV HOSTS. CORNERJerry Cox is a retired military background in domestic and Okaloosa County.OXS Following the political folliesAmerican politics have achieved a ter. I think that 19 Republican president debates are enough. They are so predictable. Gingrich is going to attack Romney for being a rich, stuffed shirt. Romney is going to counter that Gingrich is nothing more than a lobbyist and a namedropper because Gingrich has invoked his relationship with Ronald Reagan about 900 times. Ron Paul and Rick Santorum are 100% predictable in their worldview. Ron Paul wants to return America to about 1780 when the country was individual states and governed by the Articles of Confederation. If by some thunderclap of bad luck Ron Paul should become president of the US, start buying gold because he would return the countrys your gold boys would be in tall cotton. Santorum has only one card in his political deck. Stop abortions. Should Santorum become president of the US, Santorum and Republicans in state legislatures would be giddy with the prospects of overturning Roe v. Wade and passing severe state laws that ban abortion, contraceptives and anything else personal having to do with sex. Its that Puritan instinct of needing to punish every sinner. Republicans blame that old, biased, liberal media for warping the minds of the American people. My problem with the media, both left and right, is that they report about half the facts. As my grandmother would say, both sides tell the story in their best interest. An example is the Keystone Pipeline deal. Rightwing media would lead you to believe that President Obama refused to sign the pipeline plan because he caved to left-wing tree-hugging environmentalist. The mainstream media fails to tell the full pipeline store which is that the environmental issue was raised by the Republican governor of Oklahoma, and rightly so, because the proposed location of the pipeline at that time cut through Oklahoma and threatened Oklahomas underground water aquifer. With resistance from concerned citizens, the pipeline company has gone back to the planning phase to determine where the pipeline will be laid. President Obama didnt approve the plan because there is no plan. Republicans in congress forced a decision on the plan within twomonths which did not allow enough time to resolve the location of the pipeline. So, President Obama correctly refused to sign off on a plan that was not complete. But Republicans, particularly Republican presidential candidates have made political hay out ing that Obama caused the loss of thousands of jobs because he wouldnt sign off on a pipeline to nowhere. The main stream media was too lazy or too incompetent to report all the facts which would have told both sides of the story. As I was writing this column, I received my email newsletter from Congressman Jeff Miller, congressional representative from the 1st District of Florida. Millers newsletter was a critique of President Obamas State of the Union speech. Miller gave Obama credit for killing bin Laden, but the other 99% of his newsletter was the usual scathing denouncement of anything Obama. When President Obama called on Congress to pass his jobs bill, Miller makes the point that the Republicans in the House have sent the Senate 27 job bills, none of which have been enacted. Ive looked at those bills and they are the usual call for lower taxes on the job creators and deregulation of the market. That is the most economically ignorant statement ever. But its repeated a thousand times over, and the guy on the street believes it. A local mover and shaker in my county who pretends to be an economist repeated the same inane comments in a local newspaper. Reducing taxes and regulations has absolutely nothing to do with hiring workers. A business will only hire a worker if the demand for the businesss goods and services warrant hiring a worker to accommodate the additional demand. Someone should buy 535 copies of the book, Economics for Dummies, then give one to every representative and senator, Republicans and Democrats, as required reading. But, wishful thinking. It appears that Americas representative form of government is incapable of dealing with Americas domestic, economic and foreign policy issues. The two political parties are like kids on a schoolyard


FEBRUARY 8, 2012 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL Page 9 COMMENTARY WASHINGTON For all the campaign rhetoric we heard in Florida, there was not a single serious proposmortgage crisis. Mitt Romney and Newt Gingrich hammered away at Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, government-backed lenders that conservatives love to hate, even though both of them have invested in these tainted institutions. Florida has one of the highest foreclosure rates in the country, and nationwide, a quarter of all homeowners are under water, meaning they owe more on their mortgages than their homes are worth. The housing situanumbers of people than it was during the Great Depression when home ownership wasnt as widespread. Today a persons home is typically the biggest single source of wealth and well-being, and when its value takes a nosedive, the result is devastating on the individual, and on the broader housing market. President Obama is trying once again to beef up his administra anticipated four million homeowners obtaining relief, only a million people were able to access the program fordable. Congress is unlikely to sign off on the presidents latest proposal, not with the likely Republican nominee arguing that the housing market should be allowed to hit bottom. Republicans overall oppose government intervention and believe that the market will right itself. Well, its been three years since the bottom fell out, and its becoming more and more obvious that the only way and buy foreclosed homes, and either rent them or sell them at a price that preserves the market value of the neighborhood. Obamas solution is to allow homeowners who are rate. Sounds good, but the problem with that is if you owe $140,000 on a home that is now worth $100,000, you wont be too happy paying back that loan even if your interest rate is reduced to 3.25 percent. The administrations plan has other problems as well, a cap of some $729,000 on eligible properties, which appears to be a grand sum but is the equivalent of a starter home in high-end urban areas like Los Angeles, Chicago and New York. Applicants also must be current on their payments, a very high bar in this economy. The only real solution is debt forgiveness, and thats where the banks come in. Theyre the ones who could and should do it. If theres a culprit in the housing mess, its the banks. They made a lot of money writing up loans they knew would not be repaid, and they bundled up those mortgages and passed them along a chain of cept the hapless borrower whose home got foreclosed. they got bailed out and held onto the money. They should do the responsible thing, which is to reduce the principal owed by people who saw the value of their homes drop. People would be more inclined to pay a higher interest rate on a lower principal, than a lower interest rate on a higher mortgage than their houses are worth. Getting the banks to carry their weight in cleaning up the housing market would be a good deal for the banks and for homeowners. The banks wouldnt lose money; they could make up the difference with the higher interest rate. And more homeowners could avoid foreclosure, which destroys neighborhoods for a generation. 2012 U.S. NEWS SYNDICATE, INC. WASHINGTONMERRY-GO-ROUNDby Douglas Cohn and Eleanor Clift Reduce the principal


Page 10 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL FEBRUARY 8, 2012 EDDIE NOBLES LAND CLEARING Call Eddie Nobles at (850) 643-5390 or (850) 447-0449 or Chas at 447-0849Located in Bristol Land clearing, excavation and root raking:ACCEPTING NEW PA TIENTS www.bristoldentalclinic.com DENTURE LAB ON PREMISESSame-Day Service on Repairs & Relines Bristol Dental Clinic OWNER CORLETTS ROOFING LLC FREE ESTIM A TESMichael Corlett (850) 643-7062 Best of the Latest Country Charted songs, mixed in with your favorite oldies.WPHK Radio K-102.7 FMWYBT Radio Y-1000 AM CARR CHAPEL PLANS DATE NIGHT CHALLENGE EVENT AS PART OF NATIONAL MARRIAGE WEEKNational Marriage Week USA (www.nationalmar riageweekUSA.org) announces an initiative in Calhoun County for the time leading up to Valentines Day, and is putting forth a call to mobilize hundreds of diverse organizations to plan for marriage building activities for February 7 to 14. The goal is to elevate attention on the need to strengthen marriage and ways to do it, and initiate new efforts to reduce the divorce rate and build stronger marriage, which in turn helps curtail poverty In Calhoun County, Carr Chapel on Hwy.73 is launching a Date Night Challenge Event on Feb. 10 at 6:30 CST, according to Pastor Bruce Harris. National Marriage Week has long been an organized celebration in the UK, Germany, Ireland, Australia, the Czech Republic, and elsewhere internationally (www. marriage-weekinternational.org) with large rallies, resolutions and celebrations in Parliaments, concerted efforts for marriage education, and more. National Marriage Week USA provides a Tool Kit for local outreach, a clearinghouse of trusted curricula, and a national calendar of events at www.NationalMarriageWeekUSA.org. Chuck Stetson, chairman of National Marriage Week USA says The alarming drop in marriage rates in America combined with high divorce rates are costly to als, and emotionally costly to children. We all need to work together to turn the tide.. tor Sheila Weber. Research shows that marriage makes people happier, live longer, and build more economic security. Children with married parents perform better in school. There are proven ways to repair and restore marriagesbut most folks dont know where to go to get the help they need. released jointly by the National Center on African American Marriages and Parenting (NCAAMP) and the Institute for American Values in October 2009, reveals a huge decline in national marriage indicators. One indicator shows 78 percent of adults were married in 1970, while only 57 percent of adults were married in 2008. Another indicator shows 40 percent of all children in America are now born out of wedlock in 2008; and 72 percent of African American children are now born without married parents.FREE ZUMBA CLASSESTHE PRAYER CHAINERS MISSION OF GOD The Prayer Chainers Mission of God and the Mayhaw/Clay Mary Community organization would like to invite everyone to come out and enjoy a free Black History Month Zum ba Lesson on Friday, Feb. 17 from 5 7 p.m. Ms. Lacreticia Simmons, a native of Blountstown and The class will be held in the game room at the W. T. Neal Civic Center in Blountstown. Come out and GOSPEL EXPLOSIONST PAUL AME CHURCH The St. Paul AME Church of Blountstown is inviting all soloists, quartet groups, choirs, poets, praise dancers, and all other musicians and singers to come and have a Get your praise on gospel good time. Saturday, Feb. 11 at 4 p.m. For more information, contact Brother Willie C. Sims at (850) 557-8065, Sister Amanda Dawson at (850) 6745895 or Sister Lourine McNeal at (850) 643-8717.CELEBRATING 100 YEARSST MARY M.B. CHURCH St. Mary M.B. Church will be celebrating its 100th anniversary from Feb. 10 12. Dr. Edward Brigham of the True Holiness Church of Blountstown will be the guest speaker on Friday, Feb. 10 at 7 p.m. We will have our local program on Saturday, Feb. 11 at 6:30 p.m. On Sunday, Feb. 12, we welcome guest speaker Bishop Russell Wright of the First Providence Church of Panama City at 3 p.m. Please plan to attend and help to make this a great success. For more information, contact Evangelist Jackie Solomon at (850) 643-2946 or Captain Sharon Williams at (850) 674-8099.REVIV AL AND VALENTINE BANQUETGLORY HILL HOLINESS CHURCH Glory Hill Holiness Church will be in revival Feb. 12 through Feb. 14 with Evangelists Eddy and Sharon Disotell. Services will be at 11 a.m. Sunday morning and 5 p.m. Sunday evening. Following the Sunday evening service on Feb. 12, there will be a Valentine Banquet in the fellowship hall. Services for the revival on Monday and Tuesday will begin at 7 p.m. Hwy. 73. For more information, call (850) 762-8301.COURAGEOUS MOVIE NIGHT AT BRISTOL CHURCH FEB. 26LAKE MYSTIC BAPTIST CHURCH Lake Mystic Baptist Church invites everyone to watch Courageous in our church sanctuary on Sunday, Feb. 26, at 5:45 p.m. Everyone is welcome! Admission is free. Courageous is from the Creators of Fireproof and chronicles the lives of four men with one calling: streets have to offer. Yet at the end of the day, they face a challenge that none of them are truly prepared to tackle: fatherhood. When tragedy strikes home, these men are left wrestling with their hopes, their fears, their faith, and their fathering. Can a newfound urgency help these dads draw closer to God ... and to their children? Protecting the streets is second nature. Raising their children in a God-honoring way? Thats courageous. Honor begins at home. But as for me and my household, we will serve the Lord. Joshua 24:15 (NIV) The church is located at 15292 NW County Road 12 in Bristol. For more information, call 643-2351.SPECIAL PROGRAM AND MEXICAN FOOD FESTIV AL ST. FRANCIS of ASSISI CHURCH The St. Francis of Assisi Church, located at SW Gaskin Street in Blountstown, invites the community to enjoy the following events: The Creed Part I, Guest Speaker Stephanie McNeill. Light refreshments will be served. reasonably priced ethnic food. Entertainment will be provided. Take a tasty break from cooking and come eat with us. Revelation Part III with presenter Thomas Gust. Light refreshments will be served.FOOD BANK OPENSRIVER OF LIFE ASSEMBLY OF GOD CHURCH The River of Life Assembly of God Church will begin their Manna From Heaven Food Bank Friday, Feb. 10 from 8 a.m. to noon. Distribution will be the second Friday of each month. For more information, call (850) 509-4048. NEWS FROM THE PEWS


FEBRUARY 8, 2012 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 WhaleyOn a trip to England, I was told the story of a ghost who is said to appear in the Tower of London only on February 12. Do you know who it is? -B. L., Yorba Linda, CAWe havent met her personally, but the word on the streets is that she is the ghost of Lady Jane Grey (1537-1554), a very young woman whose 9-day tenure as the queen of England was cut short when she was-wellhanged on February 12, 1554. She is sometimes called the Nine-Day Queen. Lady Jane was the great-granddaughter of Henry VII. She married the Duke of Northumber lands son, regent for the then ailing Edward VI. When Edward VII died, Lady Jane was named queen with the help of her husbands father. Mary I (1516-1558), the daughter of Henry VIII and Catherine of Aragon, was widely preferred over Lady Jane Grey, however. Edward VI was Marys halfbrother and many considered her the rightful heir to the throne. Lady Jane and her unfortunate husband were both executed, and Mary I, a devout Catholic, became queen. Sometime later, she became known as bloody Mary because of her execution of many Protestants, in an effort to reestablish papal authority. Perhaps its only to be expected, then, that Lady Janes ghost would come back to haunt the tower on February 12, her execution day. By common reports, she was last spotted on this day in 1957. Whether she has omitted visits since then, or simply hasnt been spotted, is anyones guess.Can you tell me be used in a brides tussie-mussie bouquet? -J. P., Harrisville, N.H. Wedding-day nosegays, tussie-mussies, or posies once included myrtle, a symbol of love; coriander, a symbol of hidden virtues; sage, for domestic virtues; or rosemary, for remembrance and happiness. Similarly, the groom might wear a sprig of rosemary to signal his loyalty and constancy. Heliotrope also denoted constancy. A sprig of yarrow, believed to bestow 7 years of love, might accompany a wedding gift. For the same reasons, any of these might be chosen as appropriate strewing herbs for the church or home. On the other hand, fendames rocket (deceit), spiderwort (transient love), mustard seed (indifference), or worm wood (absence) would be heartily shunned. Bridal hope chests were scented and protected with lavender, scented geraniums, cedar tips, rosemary, or sage. Pink or red rose petals were gathered and strewn in wedding aisles, stuffed into sachets to accompany the brides apparel, or added to potpourris. Various listings of and their uses have been published since the early 19th century. What was once common knowledge in colonial America has become almost forgot ten, but many gardeners tradition of associating How did the planets in our solar system get their names? -R. L., Hamilton, OHMost of the planets were discovered in ancient times, and most cultures named them after their gods. The Romans followed this practice, and because the Roman Empire dominated so much of the Western world, their names for the known planets were accepted as the norm. By the 18th century, when Uranus was discovered, the precursor of what is now the International Astronomical Union (IAU) decreed that the names of all heavenly bodies, those already discovered and those yet to be, must be approved by the group. The members agreed that the known planets would retain their original Roman names and that any future discoveries must follow suit. The discover ers would be allowed to make recommendations, but the international committee would have the schel, the discoverer of Uranus, wanted to name it Georgius after Britains king, but he was over ruled. The name Uranus, grandfather of the god Jupiter, was chosen instead. In the 19th century, the IAU approved the name Neptune, and in the 20th century, it approved Pluto (although, nowadays, Pluto is classified as dwarf planet). FEB. 6, MONDAY -President Dwight D. Eisenhower shot a holein-one, 1968. Southern Louisiana had snow for second time in 3 days, 1988. FEB. 7, TUESDAY -Full Snow Moon. Mercury in superior conjunction. Walt Disneys Pinocchio debuted, 1940. If February give foreshow. FEB. 8, WEDNESDAY -Saturn stationary. Ellen MacArthur set new world record by sailing around the world in 71 days, 14 hours, 18 minutes, and 33 seconds, 2005. FEB. 9, THURSDAY -Moon on equator. U.S. Weather Bureau established by Congress as part of Signal Corps, 1870. Country music singer Travis Tritt born, 1963. FEB. 10, FRIDAY -Conjunction of Mars and the Moon. Conjunction of Venus and Uranus. France ceded Canada to England at Treaty of Paris, ending French and Indian War, 1763. FEB. 11, SATURDAY -Moon at perigee. Author Sidney Sheldon born, 1917. 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Page 12 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL FEBRUARY 8, 2012Kendall Peddie and Ryan Meikenhous were married among close friends and family on Jan. 21, 2012 at Kleman Plaza in Tallahassee. Kendall is the daughter of Kevin and Karen Peddie of Bristol. Ryan is the son of John Meikenhous and Lori Andrews, both of Tallahassee. The couple plan to honeymoon in Europe in April and relocate to Charlotte, North Carolina. The parents of Meagan Elizabeth OBryan are pleased to announce her upcoming marriage to weddings Phone (850) 643-1112 TERIS T IA FAULKCosmetologist / Barber BARBERING SPECIAL....$3 FOIL NELDIA N CO NN ELLYNail Specialist February Specials:$12 ...................$25 ...........$13.............$35 February Specials: TAMMY PRI C HARDOwner / CosmetologistREFERRAL Receive a Special Valentine Treat with that Special Someone in your life. $50 $70PERPeddie, Meikenhous exchange vowsOBryan, Sapp to marry in Feb. 11 ceremonyJoseph Wayne Sapp, Jr. Meagan is the daughter of Tommy and Katie OBryan of Bristol. She is the granddaughter of John H. Roddenberry and Beverly OBryan. She will be graduating from Liberty County High School in 2012 and will pursue a degree in nursing. Joe is the son of Charles Causey and Wanda Sapp of Blountstown. He graduated from Blountstown High School in 2009 and is employed by Anderson Columbia, Inc.The wedding is planned for Feb. 11 at 3 p.m. in the gazebo at Veterans Memorial Park in Bristol. A reception will follow at the home of Tommy and Katie OBryan. Friends and family are invited to join them in celebrating this joyous event.Veterans Memorial Railroad thanks volunteers & riders Veterans Memorial Railroad, Inc. wishes to extend a sincere Thank You to all who worked so diligently to make 2011 a very successful year for the Railroad, which served over 3500 riders. This total represents a 20% increase of riders over 2010. The events included: Birthday parties, Halloween, Christmas in The Park, Free Public Run Day (second trips for students from Hosford, Tolar, Robert F. Munroe and Blountstown Elementary Schools. Thank you, Bristol Youth Academy, for preparing two unique scenes for Halloween and the Twin Oaks Juvenile Development campers for arranging the props for this event. The Sheriffs to assist in decorating for Christmas in the Park. This event would not be possible without the local businesses and churches who decorated various sites and participated in the live scenes. These included: Ace Hardware, Arrant Stump Grinding and Tractor Work, Buy Rite Drugs, 4-H Extension Office, Cadence Bank, Centennial Bank, Preble-Rish Engineers, The Unique Shop, and Twin Oaks Juvenile Development; Bristol Church of God, Bristol Pentecostal Holiness Church, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, Rivertown Community Church, First Baptist Church of Bristol and Lake Mystic Baptist Church. Members of the Liberty County JROTC, under the supervision of Sgt. Curtis Milton, provided parking assistance for both Halloween and Christmas events. Special appreciation also goes to Warden Edwin Mercer and the Department of Corrections work crews, Potter, who have made numerous improvements and repairs on the track throughout the park. The support of the Liberty County Board of Commissioners is gratefully acknowledged. Veterans Memorial Railroad will hold its annual meeting on Saturday, Feb. 11 at 3:30 p.m. at the depot in Bristol. The meeting will begin following the Free Public Run Day, which is set for 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. This meeting is open to the public. All volunteers who would like to help plan and assist with the events of 2012 are urged to attend.The UF/IFAS, Liberty will be offering a sewing class, Monday, Feb. 20 at 6 p.m. ET at Veterans Memorial Civic Center. The class will cover how to use a pattern and par ticipants will then make a childs pillow case dress or a pillow case. Participants need to know the basics of operating a machine. Please come by the erans Memorial Civic Center to pick up the list of materials and pay the $5 registration fee by Friday, Feb. 17. CLJNews.com HOURS $ $$$$$AUTOMATICALLY APPROVED IF YOU CAN MAKE YOUR PAYMENTS ON TIME AUTO FINANCINGDAYLIGHT


FEBRUARY 8, 2012 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL Page 13 T ACARRA JAKAYLA BERRIEUMTacarra Jakayla Berrieum celebrated CHRIST AN MARTIN EMMA W ADEEmma Wade celebrated her 9th birthBRYNLEE NICOLE STRICKLAND ASHLEY FAITH JOHNSON WAYLON DONALD THARPE birth days SHEFFIELD XA VIER SMITH A 59-year-old Tallahassee man was charged with possession of less than 20 grams of marijuana, possession of a controlled substance and possession of prescription medicine without a prescription following a stop Sunday in Bristol. Liberty County Deputy Adam Walker was behind a white car traveling east on SR 20 when he noticed the driver cross over the center line of the road four separate times. Walker pulled the car over at Hoecake Road to give Stephen C. Hanf a verbal warning and noticed him moving around in the vehicle. Hanf would not acknowledge the deputy and did not roll down his window when he approached. Walker opened the drivers door, identified himself and while speaking with Hanf, noticed the distinct odor of green marijuana. After having Hanf exit the car, the deputy continued to smell marijuana on him. Walker was joined at the scene by Deputy Bobby Revell, who was standing by the passenger window and spotted a plastic baggie of marijuana in a compartment of the drivers door. Several items were seized during a search of the vehicle, including the Ziplock bag with approximately 3.7 grams of marijuana. When they opened a red bandana that had also been in the drivers door, deputies found four more Ziplock bags and a paper towel which together held approximately 11.5 grams of marijuana. Also found wrapped in the bandana was one hydrocodone pill, four and a yellow pill found to be a muscle relaxer. Hanf was arrested and taken into custody. His 11-year-old daughter and a friend of hers, also 11, were riding with him. The daughter was turned over to a relative; the other girl was picked up by Hanf was later released on $3,500 bond. ARRESTScontinued from page 2 Our 501c3 nonprofit accepts donations in any size and condition, and you receive the great tax deduction!! Donate your Boat,Car, Truck, RV, Plane, or Real Estate to help people needing organ transplants on MatchingDonors.comBoats4Kidneys.com1-800-385-0422


Page 14 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL FEBRUARY 8, 2012 SCHOOL LUNCH MENU Feb 8-14, 2012 Bristol Dental Clinic Laban Bontrager, DMD, Monica Bontrager, DMDPea Ridge Rd in Bristol, Phone (850) 643-5417MENUS SPONSORED Bristol Dental Clinic LIBERTY WednesdayBREAKFAST: Sausage and gravy and biscuit. LUNCH: Chicken Parmesan over whole grain pasta or Turkey Club on autumn grain or veggie lovers wrap with lima beans, tossed salad with light dressing and petite banana. (2nd & 3rd grade pizza)ThursdayBREAKFAST: French toast sticks and ham. LUNCH: Meatloaf or Toasted ham and cheese sandwich or chicken salad sandwich with steamed broccoli, whole kernel corn, dinner roll and fruited gelatin. FridayBREAKFAST: Grilled cheese on whole wheat. LUNCH: Roast turkey with gravy or cheeseburger on bun or chicken salad plate with crackers, with turnip greens, mashed potatoes, cornbread and fresh apple. (4th grade pizza)MondayBREAKFAST: Breakfast Burrito. LUNCH: Latin roasted pork or PB&J on autumn grain or salsa chicken wrap with baked sweet potatoes, collard greens, dinner roll and chilled peaches. (Kg & 1st grade pizza).Tuesday ham. LUNCH: Chicken burrito on steak on bun or turkey and cheese chef salad with crackers, with pinto beans, carrots with corn and grape juice. *Each breakfast includes a choice of assorted cereal with whole wheat buttered toast and assorted fruit or fruit juice. CA L HOUN Wednesday BREAKFAST: Scrambled eggs and cheese grits. LUNCH: Beef Nuggets, rice with gravy, turnip greens, corn bread and mixed fruit.Thursday BREAKFAST: Ham and cheese biscuit and potato tots.LUNCH: Chicken Fajita tacos with cheese, lettuce, tomato, and mixed fruit cup.Friday BREAKFAST: Pancakes with syrup and sausage patty.LUNCH: Cheese pizza, garden salad, fruit and home baked cookie.Monday BREAKFAST: Sausage and egg biscuit and potato tots. LUNCH: Hot dog, baked sauce.Tuesday BREAKFAST: Scrambled eggs with cheese grits. LUNCH: Turkey pot pie with biscuit, garden salad and peach cup.*Each breakfast includes a choice of assorted cereal with whole wheat buttered toast and assorted fruit or fruit juice. MARIANNA--Terry Allen of the Graceville Badcock and More store donated two 50 Plasma television sets to winners in a Half Court Shootout at Chipola College on Feb. 4. Jameel Wilson, a 14-year-old on the Marianna Middle School basketball team, made a half-court bank shot to win a TV during the Chipola womens game. Jameels mother, Ida Wilson played basketball in Mississippi and his father Alvin Wilson played football at Marianna High School. Cephus Green, a student at W.R. Tolar School in Bristol, swished the half-court shot to win a TV during the Chipola mens game. televisions for the contest for the past couple of years with no winners until Saturday. He usually donates the televisions to the college after the season for the various sports to use in fundraisers. Allen, a Chipola alumnus, says, Im just happy to help Chipola and to see the crowd get so excited. These are two nice kids and Im glad they were able to win the televisions.Cephus Green of Bristol, Jameel Wilson of Marianna FROM LEFT : Chipola Appreciation Club president Colby Peel, winner Cephus Green, Terry Allen of Graceville Badcock and Chipola athletic director Dr. Dale ODaniel. FROM LEFT : Chipola Appreciation Club president Colby Peel, Terry Allen of Graceville Badcock, winner Jameel Wilson, his mother Ida Wilson, and Chipola athletic director Dr. Dale ODaniel. W.R. Tolar Middle School ESE would like to thank the U.S. Forestry service as well as Jayne Foran, Jacob Summers, Ronnie Deason and Ariel Sewell for donating 8 trees to our class that will provide shade for our class garden in the upcoming years. Many thanks for coming out and helping our class plant and water our new trees! Calling all kids and parents grades K 3! Family Math Nights are coming to Hosford School. Family math nights begin Thursday, Feb. 9 from 5:30-7:30 p.m. at the Hosford School Cafeteria. Come and join us for an evening of math games that will let you have fun as you learn. Parents will need to plan to stay with their children and rotate with them through the math stations. Students who complete at least 5 stations will get a Homework Pass. All participants will be eligible to win a door prize. Each family will receive a packet of games and activities that you can use at home to help your child continue learning. Well have food available for pur chase at a minimal cost so that you can eat while you play. We will have pizza slices for $1, drinks and candy bars for 50. w. r. tolar SchoolTolar ESE class appreciates trees donated by Forest Service Panther Pulse Hosford Family Math nights begin Feb. 9BES celebrates 100 days of school with lots of funOn Friday, February 3, B.E.S. students and teachers celebrated the 100th day of school. Some made art projects with 100 items in them, some had activities with 100 items, and others made hats. What a great way to celebrate, B.E.S.As a highlight of National Mentoring Month 2012, Thank Your Mentor Day was celebrated January 26. On that day many Americans reached out to thank or honor those individuals who encourage and guide them and have a lasting, positive impact on their lives. B.H.S. Teen Trendsetters came to B.E.S. on Friday, January 27 to read to their 3rd graders. The happy smiles on the faces of all the participants show that this is a great program! Thank you Teen Trendsetters for helping out. BTOWN ELEMENTARYTeen Trendsetters read to 3rd graders Jan. 27 Dates to Remember at BES*Feb. 10 Picture Day *Feb. 14 Early Release Day


The FCCLA culinary team traveled to Marianna to compete in the culinary competi tion on Tuesday, Jan. 24. After long weeks of practicing and When the team arrived they were all a little nervous but that eventually went away. Before being handed recipes, all teams read the rules and regulations for the competition. When the teams were handed the recipes, Miah Jackson made the comment that, the recipes kind of caught us off guard but we still didnt panic and kept our cool. The recipes that our team prepared were balsamic braised chicken, phyllo layered strawberry short cake, gnocchi with a butter sauce and Swiss chard with golden raisins. After receiving the recipes the team was given 30 minutes to prep. After the 30 minutes, the team had an hour to cook and set up the table and plate their food. When the meals was completed, the teams waited in the Marianna High School Library for the judges to sample the food and make their team was awarded a bers commented that even though of my team and it was a wonderful experience. Three BHS seniors were able to attend one of The Florida Restaurant and Lodging Associations culinary skills days on Friday, Jan. 27. This skills day was sponsored by the the Emerald Grande Hotel in Destin. The students participated in 3 rotaoceans and introduced the students 2 hour course. The second rotation watching a video and then moved to the kitchen for hands on practice. The third rotation demonstrated the proper day, the students participating were treated to a red snapper lunch brought to them by Gulf Wild. The day was enjoyed by all and the participants have brought many new skills back to the culinary classroom. As a follow up to the skills day, friendly competition going among all the schools that attended. The school that has the highest percentage of their students complete their 2 hour course by Friday, Feb. 28 will be awarded $500 to be use for their ProStart Program. The course is about substainwww.oceanfriendlychefs.org. FEBRUARY 8, 2012 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL Page 15 Btown High School altha wildcats BLOUNTSTOWN HIGH SCHOOL 2ND NINE WEEK HONOR ROLLA Honor Roll 9th grade: Olivia Atkins, Carly Richards, Cierra Brown, Tripp Taylor, Andrew Bryant, Savannah Taylor, Zach Bryant, Tristan Walden, Cassidy Gurliaccio, Jacob Woodham, Meshae Hall, Anthony Wyrick, Thomas Howell, Heather Yoder, Santana Lee, James Leonard, Haileigh Pippin, Hannah Plazarin and Amber Raisbeck. 10th grade: Ryan Flowers, Ethan Peacock, Kylea Harrell, Faith Plazarin, Calen Masai, Jalissia Ruiz, Melissa Newsome, Shaylon Wood, Heather Parrish and Linda Young. 11th grade: Mitchell Darnell, Casey Johnson, Jesse Hall, Courtney McFarland, Kristen Jenkins, Brandon Purvis, Elizabeth Jerkins and Gordon Yoder. 12th grade: Chris Byrne, Karissa Flowers, Kristyn Morris and Caitlin Stewart. A/B Honor Roll 9th grade: Destiny Boutwell, Katelyn Bozeman, Kemuel Cedeno, Corey Darnell, Allison Dawsey, Donavan Ebersole, Tiekeyrea Godwin, Robert Hampton, Ryan Hanvey, Malac Johnson, Alyssa Lytle, Chloey McLeod, Callie Melvin, Rebecca Morphew, Bradley Pearson, Augustus Reddoch, Audrey Ryals, Morgan Searfoss, Alyssa Sims, Katie Smith, Fabian Solomon, Walker Strawn, Jessie West, Jacob West10th grade: Taylor Boyd, Brett Bozeman, Jayla Brigham, Austin Britt, Candase Bryant, Blayne Cherry, Diana Crockrell, Jacqueline Dudley, Temicka Hall, Caitlyn Holland, Kayla Hough, Breanna Jerkins, Savannah Jer kins, Gregory-Wayne Jordan, Kelsey Kent, Mariana Martinez, Cassidy Odom, Shirley Pelham, April Rich, Katelyn Simmons, Kirsten Stalnaker, Khirsten White and Alex Wroblewski. 11th grade: Seth Alderman, Shaquille Barrett, Karah Beaver, Lauren Blackburn, Liam Brantley-Curl, Brittany Brown, Kayla Campbell, McKenzie Carter, Harrison Coley, DeBarus Colvin, Stedman Dawson, Zeresa Duncan, Kelly Dunn, Scott Dunn, Chesten Goodman, JorCourtney Lairson, Marysa Lee, Amanda Long, John Mallory, Perla Marquez, Taylor Mauck, Randa McCroan, Marisa Melvin, Caleb Mills, William Nowling, Ashley Oxendine, Shannon Pitts, Savannah Pitts, Breanna Pybus, Ally Richards, Roxannah Roney, Devan Roulhac, Kelly Ruiz, Reagine Simmons, Mar quice Smith, Hammadah Talib, Laura Tomlinson and Chelsey Weiler. 12th grade: William Adams, Chris Adkins, Sarah Barton, Kelsey Bontrager, Tabatha Bramblett, Amber Burch, Shaquala Butler, Brian Davis, Victor Davis, Emmerial Deveaux, GiGi Gutierrez, Brooklynn Hunt, Patrice Jackson, Kimberly Jenks, Derek Johnson, Brandon OBryan, Trent Smith, Katherine Strawn and Trenten Wise.Principal Ladona Kelley proudly announces Altha Schools Kids of Character for the month of January, row from left: Jordan Baggett, Emma Herring, Elizabeth Wilson, Eve Miller, Jolene Alday. Second row: Charles Robinson, Autumn Nichols, Gabriel Short, Riley Water man. Third row: Allyson Mears, Bethany Griswell, Kelly Ballard. Not pictured is Trayce King.by Autumn Cook the schoolwide St. Jude Math-a-thon fundraiser. Matha-Thon is a cool way to sharpen a students math skills and earn awesome prizes while helping to save lives of patients at St. Jude Childrens Research Hospital. Permission forms were sent home this past Monday. The forms need to be returned to teachers by Monday, Feb. 13 in order for students to participate in this worthy cause. Parents, please keep your eyes open for the permission form to come in and encourage your child to participate; every penny raised counts. Last year we collected over $1,000 and this year we are looking to double that number with a schoolwide goal of $2,000. St. Jude is the only pediatric cancer research center where families never pay for treatment not covered by insurance. No child is ever denied treatment because of the familys inability to pay. Altha FCCLA participated in the proficiency events in Bethlehem on Jan. 10. Receiving a silver medal in the Focus on Children Jr. Division was Collin Mears, Katie Detweiler, Caylynn Reeder. The team also received a bronze medal for Also receiving a bronze medal was Kinsey Register and Chasity Webb for National Programs in Action Jr. Division. Finally, winning a silver medal in Entrepre neurship Sr. Division was and Cortney Harris. There are only a few more shopping days to buy The French Club is selling Valentine Goody Bags that will be delivered to Blountstown High School students on Tuesday, Feb. 14. They are only $5 and include a personalized Valentine, a soft drink, gum, candy, chips and a Little Debbie Valentine cake. BHS, you can place an order and come pick it up on Monday, Feb.13. Ayers. ABOVE: BHS students who attended the Florida Restaurant and Lodging Associations Culinary Skills Day were Krystal Yon, Brandon OBryan and Jamie McDaniel. BELOW: BHS students who attended the competition in Marianna were Devon Roul hac, Katie Strawn and Miah Jackson. BHS culinary teams travel for competitionsBHS French Club taking orders for Valentines Day Kids of Character bringing home two silver and two bronze medalsAltha School plans St. Jude Math-a-thon fundraiser


Page 16 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL FEBRUARY 8, 2012Seed catalogs are arriving in the mailbox. This is an excellent time to browse and decide what you would like to include in your spring garden. Vegetables are typically started by either directly sowing the seed into a prepared garden bed or starting the seeds indoors and then transplanting the seedling into the garden. Each method has pros and cons. There are some vegetables that do not transplant easily. These include bean, corn, cucumber, cantaloupe, mustard, peas, squash, turnips and watermelon. plants, its best to sow the seed directly into the gar den. Many vegetables, however, can be easily transplanted as seedlings. Starting them indoors offers several advantages. For seeds that are expensive, such as many of the newer hybrids, seeding indoors to raise transplants conserves seeds. A higher germination rate and more environmental conditions. You can avoid adverse weather by starting seeds indoors during cool weather, and then move outdoors, when the weather warms up. Earlier harvest is more attainable by using trans You get to choose the best seedlings to be planted in the garden. Starting seeds indoors in a soilless media helps re ment of a planting pot is more ideal for seed germination and seedling growth than is the garden soil. Vegetables that are easily started indoors and transplanted include beets, broccoli, Brussels sprouts, and tomato. Others that can be transplanted but may require some care include carrot, celery, eggplant, kale, kohlrabi, leek, onion, and pepper. There are a wide variety of con tainers available for starting seeds for transplants. Just be sure that they are clean and free of disease organisms. Also be sure that your containers drain well. Standing water promotes It is essential that the growing medium be free of diseases, insects, and weed seeds. The medium needs textured. The best growing medium will have the best combination of good drainage, and high nutrient retention capability. It is too risky to use outside soil for raising trans plants. If soil is contaminated, seedlings may be lost due to disease. Use a commercially prepared seedling mix. It is worth the cost of commercial media to ensure that the seed germination rate is high and that the quality of the seedling is excellent. It is best to dampen the growing medium thoroughly before sowing seeds. This will ensure good distribution of water throughout the container while minimizing the chance of washing or splashing small seeds away. Little water is needed before seedlings emerge. Too Once seedlings emerge, check them for dryness and water as needed. Never allow seedlings to wilt. Once again, be sure there is good drainage so containers never sit in water. For more information on starting the vegetable garden with transplants, read the UF/IFAS publication about all of the county extension services and other by Theresa Friday, Horticulture Extension Agent, Santa Rosa County Seed catalogs sow dreams of many bountiful harvests GARDENING Visit me online at www.my.tupperware.com/bethseubanks Call Beth Eubanks, your full time Tupperware Consultant at (850) 643-2498 or email at bethseubanks41@aol.com. I Love Pasta 12 Pc. Super SetSAVE45% PLANT CITY/DO strawberries in February? Feb ruary is fabu lous in Florida where strawberry farmers are harvesting their sweet winter crop and shipping handpicked fruit to key markets. February is Fabulous Florida Strawberry Month Strawberries dipped in chocolate or served straight up with a dollop of whipped cream are sure to please the special Valentine in your life, said Sue Harrell, di rector of marketing for the Florida Strawberry Growers Association (FSGA). Its a happy coincidence that Valentines Day, one of the most popular celebrations in the country, falls during the peak of our season, she continued. Acreage this year is 1,000 acres over last year. Floridas cool nights and warm days have made the berries particularly sweet and the shipping quality is excellent, said Ted Camp bell, Executive Director of the Association. Strawberry farmers be gin harvesting in November and continue until the end of March. Marketing programs are giving consumers, chefs and caterers the knowledge and opportunity to purchase and delicious berries in the winter when they least expect them. Were celebrating Feb ruary as Fabulous Florida Strawberry Month to call special attention to winter strawberries. Were getting the word out this season to as many audiences as possible, Harrell concluded. States east of the Missis sippi are target markets for Florida strawberries. After experiencing two consecutive years of freez ing temperatures and heavy rainfall, growers are opti mistic that mild weather will continue through the harvest season. Strawberry tips and facts Eating eight strawber ries a day has been shown to lower blood pressure and improve memory and heart health. When youre on the run, take strawberries with you in a plastic container or sandwich bag. Strawberries taste best at room temperature. Strawberries are picked at full ripeness. Unlike some other fruits, they dont ripen once they are harvested. A dash of balsamic vin egar, lemon or orange juice strawberries. Strawberries are the only fruit that have seeds of them. Each seed has the potential to become a new variety. Strawberry seeds are all those little bumpy spots on the surface of the berry. More information about Florida strawberries includ ing recipes, news, events and behind the scenes stories are available on the Strawberry Sue blog.Strawberry lovers celebrate February as Fabulous Florida Strawberry Month


FEBRUARY 8, 2012 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. OBITUARIES Telephone (850) 674-2266 Y our hometown funeral home since 1994A Hometown Funeral Director You Can Trust and Depend On!Funeral Services with Dignity, Caring and Professionalism. Marlon PeavyPeavy Funeral Home& CrematoryDR. WAL TER FORREST TAYLOR QUINCY Dr. Walter Forrest Taylor, 87, passed away January 29, 2012. He was born Sept. 26, 1924 in Taylor Crossing, GA. He was a graduate of the Emory University School of Dentistry and practiced in the Quincy-Bainbridge area for almost 50 years before retiring in 1996. He was also a Captain in the Dental Corp of the U.S Army, having served dur of the Forest Hills United Methodist Church in Quincy and was a lifetime member of the Willachoochee Hunting Club. He also served as president of the Northwest Florida Dental Association in 1961 and 1962. Dec. 7, 1996 was proclaimed by the city of Quincy as Dr. W. Forrest Taylor Day upon his retirement. Taylor; two sons, Bob and Tommy Taylor; his parents, Jimmy and I.V. Taylor; three brothers, J. Manning Taylor, John Lewis Taylor and Dr. Bobby Taylor; and a sister, Margaret Taylor Markham. Survivors include his wife Martha Sullivan Taylor of Quincy; four children, Jimmy Taylor and his wife, Angie of Atlanta, GA, Ann Cox and her husband, Frank of Moultrie GA, Bruce Burns and his wife Dana of Bristol and Adam Burns and his wife Shelly of Blountstown; three sister-in-laws, Ruth Bradley Munroe Taylor of Lakeland, Jean Taylor Wind of Taylor Crossing, GA and Jane Taylor Merritt of Tallahassee; nine grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Services were held on Jan. 31 at Forest Hills United Methodist Church in Quincy. Interment followed at Hillcrest Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to Forest Hills United Methodist Church. Charles McClellan Funeral Home in Quincy was in charge of the arrangements.WAYNE HANNA GREENSBORO Wayne Hanna, 77, passed away February 1, 2012 surrounded by his loved ones. A life long resident of Gadsden County, he was best known for his successful business interests and his commitment to public service. He was born in 1934 at his familys home on Hanna Mill Pond Road near the Hardaway community. As a young man, he bought Shepards Mill in Greensboro, the last water-powered gristmill in Florida. During his nearly 20 years of ownership he transformed a small mill serving local customers into a successful wholesale grocery business serving stores throughout North Florida. From 1977 to 1989, he served as Clerk of the Court of Gadsden County and later as the Criminal Justice Information Systems Coordinator for Leon County. During his retirement years he founded a successful process service business. He was an active member of the Greensboro Kiwanis Club and served as the Brotherhood Director of the Gadsden Baptist Association. He was a member of the board of directors of the Florida Association of Court Clerks and a member of the First Baptist Church of Greensboro and a platoon sergeant in the Florida National Guard. All of his endeavors and achievements would have failed without his best friend and wife of 55 years, Dora Ellen at his side. They shared a steadfast commitment to one another, their family and being good citizens of their community. Best known for his commitment to sticking with the job until it was done and done well, he brought his boundless energy and high standards to every task he ever undertook. This powerful virtue shaped the lives and opportunities of his children and grandchildren and many others in his life. He took great pleasure in each ones accomplishments and especially in their personal happiness. He was preceded in death by his parents, Gurley and Eula Hanna and a brother J.W. Hanna. Survivors include his wife, Dora Ellen Hanna of Greensboro; two sons, Randy Hanna and his wife, Jerri of Tallahassee and Sammy Hanna and his wife, Stacey of Hosford; his daughter Donna Rowan and her husband, Allen of Birmingham, AL; a sister, Versie Suber of Quincy; seven grandchildren, Carrie Hanna, Curtis Hanna, Dani Taylor, Grace Ellen Hanna, Jamie Rowan, McKenzie Hanna, and Tracey Easterwood and her husband, Brandon. Services were held Saturday, February 4 at the First Baptist Church in Greensboro. Memorial contributions may be made to Big Bend Hospice, 105 N. Jackson Street, Quincy, FL 32351. Charles McClellan Funeral Home in Quincy was in charge of the arrangements. HEIDI NICOLE WILEY WEWAHITCHKA Heidi Nicole Wiley, 28, of Wewahitchka passed away Thursday, February 2, 2012 in Wewahitchka. She was born on February 24, 1983 in Panama City and had lived in Wewahitchka all of her life. She had worked as a CNA and was of the Baptist Faith. Survivors include her mother and father, Martha and Charles G. Wiley of Wewahitchka; and one brother, Charles G. Wiley, II of Savannah, GA. Services were held Tuesday, Feb. 7 at the Glad Tidings Assembly of God Church in Wewahitchka with Reverend ment followed in Roberts Cemetery in Honeyville. Peavy Funeral Home in Blountstown was in charge of the arrangements.PA TRICIA S. (PA TTI) TAYLOR TALLAHASSEE Patricia S. (Patti) Taylor, 58, of Tallahassee, passed away Friday, February 3, 2012 at her mothers home in Clarksville. She was born on September 21, 1958 in Ft. Walton Beach and lived in Tallahassee for the past several years. She was a retired registered nurse, working with Tallahassee Memorial Home Healthcare. She was a 1971 graduate of Blountstown High School and received her BA degree in nursing from Tallahassee Community College. She was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints in Tallahassee. Survivors include her mother, Bea Ross of Clarksville; one son, Ross Taylor of Tallahassee; three sisters, Deborah Taylor and Donna Taylor, both of Tallahassee and Ginger Hyland of Ft. Walton Beach. Memorial services will be held Saturday, February 18 at 3 p.m. at her mothers residence located at NE Phillips Rd. in Clarksville. Both family and friends are invited to share their memories. A covered dish dinner will follow at 4 p.m. Afterward, all who wish to remain and raise a toast in her honor are welcome. Memorialization will be by cremation. Peavy Funeral Home in Blountstown is in charge of the arrangements. ERNIE WHITTINGT ON TALLAHASSEE Ernie Whittington, 75, of Tallahassee passed away Saturday, February 4, 2012 in Blountstown. She was born on October 8, 1936 in Ponce De Leon and had lived in Blountstown for the past one and a half years, coming from Tallahassee. She was a waitress and a receptionist for Walmart. She was a member of Bible Believers Church in Tallahassee. Survivors include two daughters, Brenda Mooney and her husband, Tim of Bealton, VA and Tammy Barrow of Tallahassee; one sister, Merle (Sutton) Pollock and her husband, Robert of Okeechobee; eight grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren. Services will be held Wednesday, Feb. 8 at 2 p.m. (CST) at the Peavy Funeral Home Chapel with RevThe family will receive friends in the chapel at Peavy Funeral Home Wednesday, Feb. 8 from 1 p.m. (CST) until service time. Peavy Funeral Home in Blountstown is in charge of the arrangements.MARGARET ANN JENKS WEWAHITCHKA Margaret Ann Jenks, 60, of Wewahitchka passed away Sunday, February 5, 2012 in Panama City. She was born on August 30, 1951 in Ft. Lauderdale and had lived in Wewahitchka for most of her life. She was a retired CNA, working with Robinson Retirement Home. She was a member of the New Life Beginnings Holiness Church in Wewahitchka. She was preceded in death by her mother, Myrtice Barton and a son, Charles Raymond Jenks. Survivors include her father, J. Frank Bailey of Kinard; two sons, Tim Jenks and his wife, Greta of Scotts Ferry and Jason Jenks of Wewahitchka; one daughter, Delores brothers, Tommy Wayne Bailey and Tony Frank Bailey both of Florida, Kevin Bailey of Wewahitchka, Phillip Bailey and Scotty Bailey both of Kinard; one sister, Shawn Pitts and two great-grandchildren. Memorial services will be held at a later date. Memorialization will be by cremation. Peavy Funeral Home in Blountstown is in charge of the arrangements. In Loving Memory of Bobby Mikel Mears10/22/1959 ~ 2/4/2009Son, you have been gone only three years. Seems like forever. I miss you so much, your walk, your voice and your smile. You will never be forgotten, loved one. You will be with me until we meet in heaven. Love your mother, Helen Mears Hathaway and family We Can Still Hear Mama Praying We all would like to wish our pride and joy a glorious Happy Birthday.


Page 18 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL FEBRUARY 8, 2012 2011 Annual Drinking Water Quality ReportWere pleased to present to you this years Annual Water Quality Report. This report is designed to inform you about the quality water and services we deliver to you every day. Our constant goal is to provide you with a safe and dependable supply of drinking water. We want you to understand the efforts we make to continually improve the water treatment process and protect our water resources. We are committed to ensuring the quality of your water. Our water source is ground water from four (4) wells. The wells draw from the Floridan Aquifer. Because of the excellent quality of our water, the only treatment required is chlorine for disinfection purposes. In 2011 the Florida Department of Environmental Protection performed a Source Water Assessment on our system. The assessment was conducted to provide information about any potential sources of contamination in the vicinity of our wells. There are three potential sourcfor this system with a moderate susceptibility level. The assessment results are available on the FDEP Source Water Assessment and Protection Program swapp or they can be obtained from Michael Wahlquist at the City of Bristol (850) 643-2261. If you have any questions about this report or concerning your water utility, please contact Michael Wahlquist at the City of Bristol (850) 643-2261. We encourage our valued customers to be informed about their water utility. If you want to learn more, please attend any of our regularly scheduled meetings. They are held on Monday, folmonth, at City Hall beginning at 6:30 pm EST. City of Bristol routinely monitors for contaminants in your drinking water according to Federal and State laws, rules, and regulations. Except where indicated otherwise, this report is based on the results of our monitoring for the period of January 1 to December 31, 2011. Data obtained before January 1, 2011, and presented in this report are from the most recent testing done in accordance with the laws, rules, and regulations. If present, elevated levels of lead can cause serious health problems, especially for pregnant women and young children. Lead in drinking water is primarily from materials and components associated with service lines and home plumbing. City of Bristol is responsible for providing high quality drinking water, but cannot control the variety of materials used in plumbing components. When your water has been sitting for several hours, you can minimize the potential for lead exposure onds to 2 minutes before using water for drinking or cooking. If you are concerned about lead in your water, you may wish to have your water tested. Information on lead in drinking water, testing methods, and steps you can take to minimize exposure is available from the Safe Drinking The sources of drinking water (both tap water and bottled water) include rivers, lakes, streams, ponds, reservoirs, springs, and wells. As water travels over the surface of the land or through the ground, it dissolves naturally occurring minerals and, in some cases, radioactive material, and can pick up substances resulting from the presence of animals or from human activity. Contaminants that may be present in source water include: (A) Microbial contaminants, such as viruses and bacteria, which may come from sewage treatment plants, septic systems, agricultural livestock operations, and wildlife. (B) Inorganic contaminants, such as salts and metals, which can be naturally-occurring or result from urban stormwater runoff, industrial or domestic wastewater discharges, oil and gas production, mining, or farming. (C) Pesticides and herbicides, which may come from a variety of sources such as agriculture, urban stormwater runoff, and residential uses. (D) Organic chemical contaminants, including synthetic and volatile organic chemicals, which are by-products of industrial processes and petroleum production, and can also come from gas stations, urban stormwater runoff, and septic systems. (E) Radioactive contaminants, which can be naturally occurring or be the result of oil and gas production and mining activities. In order to ensure that tap water is safe to drink, the EPA prescribes regulations, which limit the amount of certain contaminants in water provided by public water systems. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) regulations establish limits for contaminants in bottled water, which must provide the same protection for public health. Drinking water, including bottled water, may reasonably be expected to contain at least small amounts of some contaminants. The presence of contaminants does not necessarily indicate that the water poses a health risk. More information about contaminants and potential health effects can be obtained by calling the Environmental Protection Agencys Safe Drinking Water Hotline at 1-800-426-4791. Some people may be more vulnerable to contaminants in drinking water than the general population. Immunocompromised persons such as persons with cancer undergoing chemotherapy, persons who have undergone organ transplants, people with HIV/ AIDS or other immune system disorders, some elderly, and infants can be particularly at risk from infections. These people should seek advice about drinking water from their health care providers. EP A/CDC guidelines on appropriate means to lessen the risk of infection by Cryptosporidium and other microbiological contaminants are available from the Safe Drinking Water Hotline (800) 4264791. We at the City of Bristol work around the clock to provide top quality water to every tap. We ask that all our customers help us protect our water sources, which are the heart of our community, our way of life and our childrens future. CITY OF BRIST OL We are pleased to report that our drinking water meets all federal and state requirements.2011 CONT AMINANTS T ABLE In the table above, you Maximum Contaminant Level or MCL: Maximum Contaminant Level Goal or MCLG: Action Level (AL): Initial Distribution System Evaluation (IDSE):Maximum residual disin fectant level or MRDL: Maximum residual disin fectant level goal or MRDLG: ND:Parts per billion (ppb) or Micrograms per liter (g/l): Parts per million (ppm) or Milligrams per liter (mg/l): Picocurie per liter (pCi/L): Inorganic Contaminants Discharge of drilling wastes: discharge from metal of natural deposits Barium (ppm) Jun-09 N 0.064 0.0640.064 2 2 Erosion of natural deposits; discharge from fertilizer and aluminum factories. Water additive which promotes strong teeth when at optimum levels between 0.7 and 1.3 ppm Fluoride (ppm) Jun-09 N 0.3 0.2-0.3 4 4.0 Salt water intrusion leaching from soil Sodium (ppm) Jun-09 N 25 25-25 160 Disinfectant or Contaminant and Unit of Measurement Dates of sampling (mo./yr.) MCL or MRDL Violation Y/N Level Detected Range of Results MCLG or MRDLG MCL or MRDL Likely Source of Contamination Stage 1 Disinfectants and Disinfection By-ProductsChlorine (ppm) Water additive used to control microbes Jan.-Dec. 11 N 0.61 0.4-0.7 MRDLG= 4 MRDL=4.0 (HAA5) (ppb) By-product of drinking water disinfection Jul-09 N 8.1 7.8-8.4 NA MCL = 60 TTHM [Total trihalomet hanes] (ppb) By-product of drinking water disinfection Jul-09 N 21.18 15.1-26.2 NA MCL=80 Contaminant and Unit of Measurement Dates of sampling (mo./yr.) AL Exceeded Y/ N 90th Percentile ResultNo. of sampling sites exceeding the ALMCLG AL (Action Level) Likely Source of Contamination Lead and Copper (Tap Water)Copper (tap water) (ppm) Corrosion of household plumbing systems; erosion of natural deposits; leaching from wood preservatives Jun-Sep 11 N 0.05 0 of 10 1.3 1.3 Lead (tap water) (ppb) Corrosion of household plumbing systems, erosion of natural deposits Jun-Sep 11 N 1.4 1 of 10 0 15 Contaminant and Unit of Measurement Dates of sampling MCL Violation Level Detected Range of Results MCLG MCL Likely Source of Contamination Radioactive ContaminantsND-1.9 Alpha emitters Jun-09 N 1.9 0 15 Erosion of natural deposits Radium 226 + 228 or combined radium Jun-09 N 1.6 ND-1.6 0 5 Erosion of natural deposits Contaminant and Unit of Measurement Dates of sampling MCL Violation Level Detected Range of Results MCLG MCL Likely Source of Contamination Nitrate (as Nitrogen) (ppm) Jun-11 N 0.19 0.18-019 10 10 Runoff from fertilizer use; leaching from septic tanks, sewage; erosion of natural deposits


FEBRUARY 8, 2012 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL Page 19 GOLDEN DRUGSTELEPHONE 674-4557Valentines Day Gifts Erma Jeans Antiques & Gifts VISA/MC/DISCOVER/DEBIT21539 Chester Street in Hosford GIFTSNEW SPRING COLORSRenee Wallace named Calhoun Teacher of the Y ear; Heather Leonard is honored as School-Related Employee of the Y earTo the editor, On February 2, the Calhoun County School District held a recognition ceremony to honor our nominees for teacher and employee of the year. A delicious meal was held in their honor at the new Blountstown High School cafeteria. The Blountstown High culinary arts class provided us with an outstanding meal. It was an exciting opportunity for me to recognize those students for a job well done. We now have two outstanding culinary arts program in the school district. Good job, Nancy Mears, and your most deserving students. We talk so much about tests and academic achievements that some time we get great day to be able to recognize some of the unsung heroes in our school system. I had a marvelous time of fellowship with my fellow educators. It was such an uplifting experience to hear our principals and district staff say such nice things about people that they worked with every day, and that they recognized the great contributions that were made by these people to their programs and the school district. We are a great school district because of all the effort and hard work given by these people to their important place in the school district. In football sometimes everybody gets a large amount of credit without mentioning the job done by the offensive linemen. Sometimes it is the same way in the school system. We give so much credit to the academic side, we fail to mention the important roles played outside of the classroom. We would be in sad shape without bus drivers, lunchroom workers, custodians, maintenance and tech personnel, secretaries, para professionals, secretaries, and data entry people. Many of those are multi-task people and their job description doesnt system. The Bible often refers to the church as a body where all the parts work together to carry out the duties that make it so successful. It is the same type thing in the school system. We need everyone doing their jobs to make it work smoothly. It was so very nice that we could take the time to recognize and honor those who are a valuable part of our organization. The school district is an organization that is bigger than any of us, but in turn needs all of us to work hard to promote and enhance the organization. We should each one work hard to make the system better, and be proud to be a part of it. In turn the organization should recognize that it is people that make it great, and they should be rewarded and recognized when they contribute so much to that organization. Last Thursday was such a day. Nice things were said to give tribute to our honored employees. Heather Leonard was our Employee of the Year, and Renee Wallace was our Teacher of the Year. All of our well-deserving personnel were recognized for their contributions, and rewarded with an apprecia tion check. It was a great day, and I will cherish those memories in my heart for a long time to come. All of this time of honor and recognition is something that should be shared with all of the citizens of this great county. It is your system that we represent, and strive to make you proud to be a part of. Respectfully, Tommy McClellan, Superintendent of Calhoun County Schools SPEAK UP!WITH A LETTER TO THE EDITORWrite: The Calhoun-Liberty Journal P.O. Box 536, Bristol 32321 Calhoun School District honors unsung heros with a great meal and much-deserved recognition


Page 20 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL FEBRUARY 8, 20121997 Ford Econoline Van F150, 139k miles, red, good tires, seats 11, runs well, recent water pump replaced, new shocks. Can be used as a passenger or work vehicle, $1,800 OBO. Call 228-8834 between 8 a.m. and 9 p.m. 2-1, 2-8 CARS1997 Mercury station wagon, make offer. Call 674-3264. 2-8, 2-151995 Ford Mustang, 3.8 V6, 5 needs some work but still drivable, $1,100 OBO. Call (850) 5573928. 2-1, 2-8 MOTORCYCLES & ATVS2005 Y amaha Rapture, 4 wheeler, after market parts with extra set of tires and rims, $2,500. 2003 Honda CR125, comes with helmet and riding boots (size 10), $2,000. Call 372-3500. 2-8, 2-154-Wheeler, red, good for 6-12 age group, make offer. Call 559-1515. 2-1, 2-8 AUTO ACCESSORIESElectronics for a 2.5 liter 260 or 300 hp motor, $450. Call 4470085. 2-8, 2-1520 Dolce wheels and tires, universal 255x45ZR20, 5 lug, less than 500 miles, $1,000. Call 6435976 or 566-7305. 2-1, 2-8 PETS/SUPPLIESHorse trailer, holds two horses, 2-8, 2-15Free puppies. Mother is a very gentle watchdog. Call 762-8423 after 4 p.m. 2-1, 2-8Puppies, mixed Yorkie and Chihuahua, 2 male and 1 female, 8 weeks old on Feb. 4, $50 each. Call 379-8431 ask for Susan, leave a message if no answer.2-1, 2-8Chihuahua puppies, 8 weeks old, black with some white trim, 1 female and 3 males. They have not had any shots. $100 each. Call 674-1012. 2-1, 2-8Terrier dog 4 years old, male, neutered. Free to a good home. Call 674-1012. 2-1, 2-8One miniature Beagle, 4 months old and one Beagle, 4 months old. Make offer for both. Call 5591515. 2-1, 2-8 FURNITURESofa, blue and white plaid, reclines at both ends. In good condition, $150. Call 575-1234. 2-8, 2-15Single bed with new 4 foam mattress and bookcase headboard, $100. Call 762-3370. 2-1, 2-8Black rocker recliner, $60. Call 363-3901. 2-1, 2-8New queen size mattress and box springs, $300. Call 643-2859. 2-8, 2-15Two Bookcases, one includes TV stand, both matching solid wood. Call 447-0800 for more information. 1-25, 2-1Glass top table with four chairs, $50; 1950s style table with two leaf extensions, $100; full size bed frame with head and footboard, $35; heavy duty computer desk, $75. Call 762-8511, 557-7338 or 209-0527. 1-25, 2-1 Living room suit, couch and chair. King mattress and box spring sets. Everyone is invited to shop at the Calhoun-Liberty Ministry Center store. Located on Hwy. 20 E. in Blountstown, 674-1818. UFN FREEBluebird houses, one per family. Call 643-5396. 2-8, 2-15 TRUCKS1994 Ford 150, rebuilt 302, 8 cyl., 2WD, will run but needs some work, $1,200 OBO. Call Logan at 643-7873. 2-8, 2-151989 Chevy S-10, 4.3, 4x4, AC, new tool box, runs great, $1,500. Call 237-2706. 2-8, 2-151992 Ford Ranger, 4WD, 4 liter V6, automatic transmission, after-market tires and wheels (31x10.50x15), regular cab, short Call 447-1022. 2-8, 2-151995 Dodge Ram 1500 4x4, single cab, 5-speed, 3 inch body lift, 35 inch tires, 15x10 aluminum rims, Galaxy CB and Marine radio, toolbox, bed rails, CD, black. Also comes with extra motor, transmission and front end parts, $3,000 OBO. Will trade for 4x4 ATV or UTV. Call 447-0085. 2-8, 2-152002 Dodge Grand Caravan Sport, $1,500 OBO. Call 3723599 or 372-3697. 2-8, 2-151997 Explorer, has been wrecked, only 51,000 miles, $1,000. Located in Bristol. Call (772) 6460790. 2-8, 2-151966 Ford, 90,000 original miles, $2,500. Call 643-2985. 2-1, 2-8 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 SALEThree station exercise machine, $200. Baby stroller with car seat base, $50. Call 762-2146, leave message. 2-8, 2-15Porcelain dolls 26, in good condition. Call 643-5011. If no answer leave message with phone number. 2-8, 2-15Record player, 33 1/3 or 45, reasonably priced. Call 674-3264.2-8, 2-15Baby bouncer, like new, $30, baby swing, like new, $60, diaper pail, $5, Bumbo, $10, playpen, $30, childs ride on toy, $15, Baby ExerSaucer, $50, and car seat, $25. Size 11 jeans, like new, $10 pair. Call 643-2859. 2-8, 2-15Adult and kids clothes, reasonably priced. Call 674-3264. 2-8, 2-15, $350. Ab lounge sport, $40. Call 2091455 or 209-3253. 2-1, 2-8Red prom dress, size small, $40. Call 209-3975. 2-1, 2-8Gun cabinet, metal with lock, $50. Call 643-2226. 2-1, 2-8Black plastic nursery pots, many sizes, free. Call 643-2799. 2-1, 2-8Metal framed pool 15 x 4, comes with all accessories, 7 months old, $200. Call 643-4973. 2-1, 2-8Ladies leather coat, like new, XL, $10. Call 762-3370. 2-1, 2-8Baby girl clothes from newborn to 6 months in two plastic containers, mostly Carter brand and other brand name clothes. Pack of newborn diapers and a Medela breast pump with bags and pads (never used). All for $50. Call 693-9728. 2-1, 2-8Good selection of items: Mens, ladies and childrens clothes. Many items for the home. New items arriving daily. Everyone is invited to shop at the Calhoun-Liberty Ministry Center store. Located on Hwy. 20 E. in Blountstown, 674-1818. UFN ELECTRONICS32 TV, works good, $70. Call 363-3901. 2-1, 2-8 APPLIANCESMicrowave, under cabinet, like new, $150. Call 643-2859. 2-8, 2-15Gas range, uses natural gas. Everyone is invited to shop at the Calhoun-Liberty Ministry Center store. Located on Hwy. 20 E. in Blountstown, 6741818. UFN BD, 1 1/2 BA TownhousesBRISTOL FOR RENTBLOUNTSTOWN Phone 643-7740 For Rent in ALTHA762-9555 or 762-8597Very NICE *2 & 3 BD trailers.With lawn service 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 Find a bargain in the Journal CLASSIFIEDS! REAL EST A TE Will buy 10 to 1,000 acres, reasonably priced. Immediate closing.Call (850) 544-5441 or (850) 570-0222 WANTED: Real EstateBY OWNERCall (850) 447-2372 UFN For Rent IN BRI S TOLMobile Homes Very nice, well maintained, located on private lots Call 643-6646 For more information OWNERPhone (813) 253-325810 Acres -Pasture Land $600 Down $389 per mo 10 Acres -Wooded Land $600 Down $429 per mo Owner Financing No Qualifying $40,000Call 447-3504HOME FOR SALE IN BLOUNTSTOWNOld small 2B, 1 BA two story block home, rail fence yard with circle drive. Furnished. Cash Sale. Lovely POODLEBorn October 1, 2011.Black male pup $200Call (850) 272-7259 Serving two counties that make up one great community!PHONE (850) 643-3333 or 1 (800) 717-3333 FAX (850) 643-3334CATCH UP ONLINE AT CLJNEWS.C OM.Miss a recent news story?


FEBRUARY 8, 2012 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL Page 21 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNALCLASSIFIEDSTo place your ad, call 643-3333 by noon Eastern Time on Saturday. Non-business ads run FREE for 2 weeks. STARSCOPEFAMOUS BIRTHDAYSARIES Mar 21/Apr 20 Its best not to make any trouble the radar, and others may not know you are around, which can work to your advantage. T AURUS Apr 21/May 21 Taurus, you might want to keep a few things close to the vest, but sharing with others might help as well. Consider both angles and make the best decision for you. GEMINI May 22/Jun 21 Hiding emotions will be emotions will be written right on your face when you interact with others, but thats OK because youre in a good mood. CANCER Jun 22/Jul 22 Cancer, teamwork is the this week. Work with coworkers and respect their ideas and insights and everything will go swimmingly. LEO Jul 23/Aug 23 Focus your attention on matters at home, Leo, which should take precedence in the coming weeks. Use this opportunity for a little early spring cleaning. VIRGO Aug 24/Sept 22 Virgo, fun might have to be put on the back burner this week. While its healthy to enjoy yourself, its now time to get back to business. Step up your game at work. LIBRA Sept 23/Oct 23 Libra, it is almost crunch time for you, and youll have to buckle down for the next few weeks to get everything completed. Dont leave things until the last minute. SCORPIO Oct 24/Nov 22 Scorpio, a change of pace will prove refreshing this week. Instead of sticking to your normal schedule, do things out of the ordinary for some excitement. SAGITT ARIUS Nov 23/Dec 21 Emphasize spending quality time with family this week, Sagitarrius. Tackle a few home-related tasks or simply hang around the house for some good times. CAPRICORN Dec 22/Jan 20 for a while, but its nothing you havent seen before. You may need to buckle down a little while AQUARIUS Jan 21/Feb 18 Aquarius, a spending spree is about to end. While it was enjoyable while it lasted, its now time to replenish the coffers and go easy on the shopping. PISCES Feb 19/Mar 20 Pisces, there are certain health remedies that you can try to improve your levels of energy. Stick with the regimen.Week of Feb. 12 ~ Feb. 18FEBRUARY 12 Christina Ricci, Actress (32) FEBRUARY 13 Stockard Channing, Actress (68) FEBRUARY 14 Teller, Magician (64) FEBRUARY 15 Amber Riley, Actress (26) FEBRUARY 16 Ice-T, Actor/Rapper (54) FEBRUARY 17 Jerry OConnell, Actor (38) FEBRUARY 18 Molly Ringwald, Actress (44 LOST & FOUNDLOST: Black Lab, female, last seen Jan. 25 around SR20 and Freeman Road in Bristol. Call 643-2323. 2-8, 2-15FOUND: Yellow Lab mix dog, with half a tail, very sweet, good natured. If not claimed by Friday will be free to a good home. Call 2371384. 2-1, 2-8 WANTEDCalhoun Co. Senior Citizens Association is accepting yard sale items for a future fundraiser. Call 674-4163. 2-1, 2-8Good used furniture and appliances needed at Calhoun Liberty Ministry Center on Hwy. 20 east of Blountstown. Call 674-1818. UFN HUNTING & FISHINGRemington 30.06, model 7400, semi automatic with scope, $400 OBO. Call 643-2226. 2-8, 2-15Performance propeller, 28 pitch for a race boat, $250. Call 4470085. 2-8, 2-1517 Pro Craft boat with 150 Black Max motor, needs trim work done, $1,000. Call 643-5976 or 5667305. 2-1, 2-814 ft. Magic Tilt boat trailer, $120. Call 363-3901. 2-1, 2-8 HOME & LANDDouble-wide Mobile Home, 4 BD, 2 BA, partially furnished, remodeled, high end kitchen with appliances, must be moved, serious inquires only. Call 762-2020. 2-8, 2-15 It seems the deer in my neck of the woods have been a lot more nocturnal than usual, and my hunting season has been pitiful thus far. As I type this, I have harvested only one deer. Now I did shoot a nice fall gobbler sporting an 11-inch beard on my twothirds-of-an-acre Sopchoppy River lot, but that hardly counted, since I was really tryin to get a doe during Zone Ds antlerless deer season. Anyway, Im not throwin in the towel just yet, but it has been very frustrating, and thats no lie. But, theres still lots of deer-hunting days west of where I live in Tallahassee, and Im thankful Ive got some good friends who have offered to take me on some of their leases. So, if youre like me and still have plenty of room left in your freezer, or if you live in the central or southern part of the state and dont mind hunting with a primitive weapon, then point your pickup northwest, because Zone Ds deer seasons still goin strong on private lands and on a lot of the wildlife management areas (WMAs). The second phase, if you will, of muzzleload ing gun season runs from Feb. 20-26 in this part of the Panhandle. This unique late season, which occurs only in Zone D, was established to allow hunters the chance to hunt the rut, which runs from mid-January through February in this part of the state. A $5 muzzleloading gun permit is required to hunt during this season, where, on private land, hunters have the choice of using a muzzleloader, bow or crossbow. On WMAs, this post-season is referred to as the archery/muzzleloading gun season. Hunters can use bows or muzzleloaders, but not crossbows unless they possess a disabled crossbow permit. Hunters who choose to hunt with a bow must have the $5 archery permit, and those using a muzzle loader need the muzzleloading gun permit. The most common kinds of game to hunt during this season are deer and wild hogs. Only bucks may be taken (even if you use a bow), and one antler must be at least 5 inches in length. If youre hunting deer, make sure you have the $5 deer permit. On private land, the daily bag limit is two. Bag limits and antler size for deer on WMAs can differ, so please consult the area brochure before you hunt. Wild hogs arent considered game animals on private lands, and because of this, they can be taken yearround by most weapons with no bag or size limits. On most WMAs, theres also no bag or size limits, and hogs are legal to take during most hunting seasons except spring turkey. bag and size limits do apply, so check the areas brochure to make sure. No dogs may be used in the pursuit of deer during this season. However, leashed dogs can be used to track a wounded deer if necessary. And its important to note that no turkeys may be taken during this season. Bows and crossbows must have a minimum draw weight of 35 pounds, and hand-held releases on bows are permitted. Broadheads used in taking deer must have at least two sharpened edges with a minimum width of 7/8 inch. During this season, you may use only muzzle loaders that take black powder or a non-nitro209 primers). You may not use muzzleloaders that require smokeless powder or those with selfcontained cartridge ammunition capabilities. For or more balls must be 20-gauge or larger. And youre allowed to take deer and hogs over feeding stations on private land, but its illegal to do that on WMAs. Eleven of the WMAs in Zone D have the late archery/muzzleloading gun season, and if you plan to hunt any of em, you must have the $26 management area permit as well. Nine of those areas dont require a quota permit during this period: Apalachicola, Apalachicola River, Blackwater, River, Point Washington, Tates Hell and Yellow River WMAs. The only ones that do are Chipola River and Perdido River WMAs. So if youre like me and not quite ready to give up on deer hunting, have no fear, cause Februarys here! Grab your favorite primitive gun and head over to Zone D where the ruts goin on hot and heavy. Tony Young looks forward each year to hunting Zone Ds late muzzleloading season, because the deer are still in rut on a couple of the properties he gets invited to hunt on.Deer hunting still goin strong on private lands and WMAsOutta the Woods by Tony Young


Page 22 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL FEBRUARY 8, 2012 THE JOURNAL JOB MARKET Employment WANTED (850) 643-2076. $A VON$Earn 40%, Starter Kit ONLY $10Call today: (850)570-1499www.youravon.com/tdavies 10 positions Temporary/Seasonal work planting, cultivating and harvesting nursery stock, from 3/7/2012 to 11/20/2012 at Phyto Ecology, Ridgely, MD. Three months of previous experience required in the job described. Saturday work required. Must be able to lift/carry 60 lbs. $10.34/hr or current applicable AEWR. Workers are guaranteed of work hours of total period. Work tools, supplies, equip ment supplied by employer without charge to worker. Housing with kitchen facilities provided at no cost to only those workers who are not reasonably able to return same day to their place of residence at time of recruitment. Transportation and subsistence expenses to work site will be paid to nonresident workers not later than upon completion of 50% of the job contract. Interviews required. Apply for this job at nearest State Workforce Agency in state in which this ad appears, or One Stop Career Center 16908 Northeast Pear Street, Suite 2, Blountstown, FL 32424. Provide copy of this ad. MD Job Order #222758. 12 positions Temporary/Seasonal work planting, cultivating and harvesting nursery stock, from 3/1/2012 to 12/14/2012 at Stadler Garden Center, Inc., Frederick, MD. 3 months experience required in the job described. Saturday work required. Must be able to lift/carry 60 lbs. Employer-paid post-hire random, upon suspicion and post-accident drug testing required. $10.34/hr or current applicable AEWR. Workers are guaranteed of work hours of total period. Work tools, supplies, equipment supplied by employer without charge to worker. Housing with kitchen facilities provided at no cost to only those workers who are not reason ably able to return same day to their place of residence at time of recruitment. Transporta tion and subsistence expenses to work site will be paid to nonresident workers not later than upon completion of 50% of the job contract. Interviews required. Apply for this job at nearest State Workforce Agency in state in which this ad appears, or One Stop Career Center 16908 Northeast Pear Street, Suite 2, Blountstown, FL 32424. Provide copy of this ad. MD Job Order #222189. HELP WANTED (850) 228-5737 5 positions Temporary/seasonal work planting, cultivating and harvesting nursery stock, trees, in a balled and burlap tree nursery, operation of, from 2/15/2012 to 12/15/2012 at Brotzmans Nursery, Inc., Madison, OH. This job requires a minimum of three months (480 burlap) nursery and tree production operation, nursery equipment. Employer-paid drug testing required. Saturday work required. Must be able to lift/carry 100 pounds. $11.10/hr or current applicable AEWR. Workers are guaranteed of work hours of total period. Work tools, supplies, equipment supplied by employer without charge to worker. Housing with kitchen facilities provided at no cost to only those workers who are not reasonably able to return same day to their place of residence at time of recruitment. Transportation and subsistence expenses to work site will be paid to nonresident workers not later than upon completion of 50% of the job contract. Interviews required. Apply for this job at nearest State Workforce Agency in state in which this ad appears, or One Stop Career Center 16908 Northeast Pear Street, Suite 2, Blountstown, FL 32424. Provide copy of this ad. Job Order #OH536484. Blountstown Health & Rehabilitation Center needs a limited number of Assistants (CNAs) willing to come to work and do the work assigned in exchange for a very competitive wage. you may obtain an employment appli cation at 16690 SW Chipola Road in Blountstown. Our team of dedicated CNAs work 3 days a week and have 16 days a month off duty. For more information call us at (850) 674-4311. PUBLIC AND LEGAL NOTICESUSDA Forest Service Apalachicola National Forest Apalachicola Ranger District Liberty County, Florida On February 6, 2012 District Ranger Marcus Beard signed a Decision Memo to imple ment the Orchid Analysis Area on the Apalachicola National Forest, in Liberty County, Florida. This decision will thin approxi mately 284 acres of slash pine Connected actions to meet the purpose and need include reconstruction and maintenance of approximately 1.8 miles of Maintenance Level 2 roads, and construction of 0.74 miles of temporary roads that would be closed after the sale is completed. There will also be under planting of longleaf seedlings on 13 acres in stand 15. This decision is not subject to appeal pursuant to 36 CFR 215.4 (a) and 36 CFR 215.12 (f). For more information on this proposal or the Forest Service appeal process, contact Sonja Durrwachter at (850) 643-2282 ext. 1511 or by email sdurrwa chter@fs.fed.us. _______________________ IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE SECOND JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR LIBERTY COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO. 39-2011-CA-000149 BANK OF AMERICA, N.A., Plaintiff, vs. JEANETTE L. WARD, ET AL. Defendants _______________________/ NOTICE OF ACTION To the following Defendant(s) SIE M. MACVEAGH (CURRENT RESIDENCE UNKNOWN) NE CHESTER STREET, HOSFORD, FL 32334 RENT RESIDENCE UNKNOWN) NE CHESTER STREET, HOSFORD, FL 32334 STOUTAMIRE RD, TALLAHASSEE, FL 32310 PALM BEACH LAKES BLVD, STE 550, WEST PALM BEACH, FL 33401 Additional address: 4294 3rd AVE, MARIANNA, FL 32446 STOUTAMIRE RD, TALLAHASSEE, FL 32310 FORT RD, GREENWOOD, FL 32443 NETTE L. WARD (CURRENT RESIDENCE UNKNOWN) NE CHESTER STREET, HOSFORD, FL 32334 STOUTAMIRE RD, TALLAHASSEE, FL 32310 PALM BEACH LAKES BLVD, STE 550, WEST PALM BEACH, FL 33401 AVE, MARIANNA, FL 32446 STOUTAMIRE RD, TALLAHASSEE, FL 32310 FORT RD, GREENWOOD, FL 32443 YOU ARE HEREBY NOTIFIED that an action for Foreclosure of Mortgage on the following described property: A P ARCEL OF LAND L YING IN SECTION 14, T OWNSHIP 1 SOUTH, RANGE 6 WEST LI BERTY CO UNTY F LO R I DA MORE P ARTICULARL Y DESC R I BED BY M ETE S AND B O UND S A S F OLLOWS: COMMENCE AT A CONCRETE MONUMENT (4 INCH BY 4 INCH RLS1785) MARKING THE NORTHWEST CORNER OF TH E SOUTH ONE HALF OF THE NORTH ONE HALF OF THE SOUTHWEST O NE Q UARTER O F T H E SO UT HW E S T O NE Q UARTER OF SAID SECTION 14, AND RUN T H EN C E SO UT H 89 DE G REE S 55 MI NUTE S 47 S E CO ND S EA S T 730.67 FEET T O A CO NCRETE MO NUM ENT (4 I N CH BY 4 I N CH R LS1785 T OP BR OK EN ) MARKING THE NORTHEAST CO RNER O F L AND S A S DESCRIBED IN OFFICIAL RECORDS BOOK 41, P AGE 580, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF SAID COUNTY THENCE SOUTH (BEARING BAS E) 913.74 FEET T O A CONCRETE MONUMENT (4 INCH BY 4 INCH RLS1785) ON THE NORTHERL Y RIGHT O F W AY B O UNDARY O F CHESTER STREET (70 FOOT R IGH T O F W AY ); T H EN C E NORTH 87 DEGREES 32 MINUTE S 47 S E CO ND S W E S T ALONG SAID NORTHERL Y RIGHT OF W AY BOUNDARY A DISTANCE OF 205.95 FEET T O A RE BAR (PSM#3031) FOR THE POINT OF BEGINN I N G. FR OM S A I D POI NT O F BE GI NN I N G, T H EN C E N O RT H 03 DE G REE S 12 MI NUTE S 25 S E CO ND S EA S T 276.53 FEET T O A RE-BAR (PSM3031); THENCE NORTH 11 DEGREES 48 MINUTES 01 S E CO ND S W E S T 112.49 FEET T O A RE BAR (PSM3031); T HENCE NO RT H 63 DE GREES 57 MINUTES 13 SECO ND S W E S T 202.95 FEET T O A RE BAR (PSM3031); T HENCE SO UT H 62 DEGREES 14 MINUTES 53 SECO ND S W E S T 342.48 FEET T O A RE-BAR (PSM3031) ON TH E EA STER L Y R IGH T OF W AY B O UNDARY O F S A I D CH E S TER S TREET S A I D POINT L YING ON A CUR VE CONCA VE T O THE NORTHEAS T T HENCE SO UT HEA S TER L Y A LO N G S A I D EASTERL Y AND NORTHERL Y RIGHT OF W AY BOUNDARY O F CH E S TER S TREET A S FOLLOWS: THENCE ALONG S A I D C UR V E WI T H A RAD I U S OF 540.56 FEET THROUGH A CENTRAL ANGLE OF 62 DE G REE S 55 MI NUTE S 09 SECONDS FOR AN ARC DISTANCE OF 593.61 FEET (THE CHORD OF SAID ARC BEING SO UT H 56 DE G REE S 05 MI NUTE S 16 S E CO ND S EA S T 564.23 FEET) T O A CONCRETE MONUMENT (D.O.T) F O R T H E END O F S A I D CUR VE; THENCE SOUTH 87 DE G REE S 32 MI NUTE S 47 SECONDS EAST 24.72 FEET T O THE POINT OF BEGINNING. A/K/A 21389 NE CHESTER STREET HOSFORD, FL 32334 you are required to serve a copy of your written defenses, if any, to C. Tyler Loucks, Esq. at VAN NESS LAW FIRM, P.A., Attorney for the Plaintiff, whose address is 1239 E. NEWPORT CENTER DRIVE, SUITE #110, DEERFIELD BEACH, FL 33442 on or before March 8, 2012 a date which is within thirty (30) of this Notice in the LIBERTY with the Clerk of this Court either before service on Plain tiffs attorney or immediately thereafter; otherwise a default will be entered against you for the relief demanded in the complaint. This notice is provided to Administrative Order No. 2065. sion of certain assistance. Please contact the Office (850) 577-4401, or at Leon 225, 301 S. Monroe Street, WITNESS my hand and the seal of this Court this February 1, 2012 Robert Hill Clerk of Court Vanell Summer Deputy Clerk 2-8, 2-15LEGALScontinued on page 23 Tell em you saw it in the Journal


FEBRUARY 8, 2012 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL Page 23 INVITATION TO BIDCalhoun County Senior Citizens has the following vehicle for sale by way of a sealed bid. The following vehicle available is: 2004 Ford E-450 Super Duty 6.8 V10 Engine, Auto Trans. Loaded. Cutaway Bus 10 Passenger and 3 Wheelchair equipped. Also equipped with a wheelchair lift and equipped with all safety equipment required by the State of Florida. Mileage: 126,000 Excellent Condition Minimum Bid: $5,000. This bus can easily be converted into a motor home. For more information call Tim at 674-4496. If interested in bidding, mark your envelope SEALED BID #8. Bid will be opened at the regular meeting of the Board of Directors on Tuesday, March 20, 2012 at 8 a.m. Bids need to be turned in by Monday, March 19, 2012 by 4 p.m. at Calhoun County Senior Citizens, 16859 NE Cayson St., Blountstown, FL 32424. Calhoun County Senior Citizens Association Board of Directors reserve the right to reject any and all bids. 2-8, 2-15INVITATION TO BIDCalhoun County Senior Citizens has the following vehicle for sale by way of a sealed bid. The following vehicle available is: 2005 Ford E-350 5.4 V8 Engine, Auto Trans. Loaded. Cutaway Bus 9 Passenger and 1 Wheelchair or 7 Passenger and 2 wheel chair equipped. Also equipped with a wheelchair lift and equipped with all safety equip ment required by the State of Florida. Mileage: 108,582 Excellent Condition Minimum Bid: $8,000. This bus can easily be converted into a motor home. For more information call Tim at 674-4496. If interested in bidding, mark your envelope SEALED BID #16. Bid will be opened at the regular meeting of the Board of Directors on Tuesday, March 20, 2012 at 8 a.m. Bids need to be turned in by Monday, March 19, 2012 by 4 p.m. at Calhoun County Senior Citizens, 16859 NE Cayson St., Blountstown, FL 32424. Calhoun County Senior Citizens Association Board of Directors reserve the right to reject any and all bids. 2-8, 2-15 LEGAL NOTICEScontinued from page 22 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. 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Margies Florist Clint Hatcher, OwnerElectrical Lic. # ER13014037 Building Lic. # RB29003511New Homes Garages Additions Electrical Remodeling Foundations Screenrooms Sunrooms VINYL SIDING RESIDENTAL & COMMERCIAL FREE EstimatesServing Calhoun, Liberty & Jackson Counties LIBERTY TIRE COMPANY 10781 NW SR 20 Bristol, Fl 32321Call 643-2939 MV84845Hours: 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 JEMISON Heating & Cooling, INC. Lic# RM1416924Carrier Equipment Blountstown Variety ShopPhone numbers: (850) 674-1251 or 557-5278 STORE HOURS: Brock Sykes kills 1ST deer of doe seasonBrock Sykes, 10, during doe season. Brock is the son of Teddy Sykes of Hosford and Christina Sykes of Bristol. 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Page 24 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL FEBRUARY 8, 2012 Timeless TorreyaABOVE, TOP LEFT: Blacksmith Mike Murphy gets the coals hot for his demonstration. ABOVE: North Florida Artillery Civil War Soldiers enjoy some down time in the realistic camp set up for the day. BELOW: Florida Caverns Park Ranger Christina Holley explains the craft of candle dripping to Mike Kent and his friend. RIGHT: Basket Weaver Sharon Hymes demon strates the way baskets were made and shared the techniques that were used. Civic War re-enactors, complete with an authentic feel to Saturdays annual Candlelight Tour at Torreya State Park. Before taking an evening walk through the Gregory House, visitors enjoyed historic displays on the grounds, along with demonstrations of old-time skills including blacksmithing and candle making. ABOVE RIGHT: A young member of the North Florida Artillery group, Ian Foor of Tallahassee, splits lighter wood RIGHT: Charlotte Whittington of Altha listens to Park Manager Steve Cutshaw (center) and Ranger Rob Crombie (right) discuss some of the original tools used by the Civilian Conservation Corps to build Torreya State Park. BELOW: The Calhoun County band Swiftwater entertained the crowd throughout the day. DANIEL WILLIAMS PHOTOS