The Calhoun-Liberty journal
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Permanent Link: http://ufdc.ufl.edu/UF00027796/00326
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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: 09-05-2012
Frequency: weekly
Subjects / Keywords: Newspapers -- Bristol (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Liberty County (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Calhoun County (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Genre: newspaper   ( marcgt )
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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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Holding Location: University of Florida
Rights Management: All rights reserved by the source institution and holding location.
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oclc - 33425067
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Preceded by: Weekly journal (Bristol, Fla.)


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Anniversaries...6 Birthdays...7 Obituaries..17 A doe & twins...18 Classieds...20 Sheriff's Log...2 Woman found passed out at Blountstown ATM...2 Commentary..10 & 11 Burglary suspects stranded after owner takes back boatby Teresa Eubanks, Journal EditorDeputies didnt have to look far to nab three suspects accused of breaking into a houseboat near Ocheessee Landing around 2 a.m. Saturday. After seeing the group enter the locked structure, the owner took the boat they had used to get to it and left them stranded. And then he went looking for the law. Arrested on charges of criminal mischief under $200 and burglary of a dwelling was Cassey Shandale Marks, 25, of Airton, AL; Curtis Lipford, 41, of Marianna and Woodrow Pug Jr. Carr, 51, of Altha. According to the arrest report, the three had gone to the home of the houseboat owners grandson and asked that he call to get permission for them to use the houseboat. There had been an earlier understanding that they could use the houseboat only if accompanied by the owners grandson. While the grandson was gathering his belongings, the three hooked up a small boat that was at his home and drove off, taking the boat and leaving him behind. The owner was alerted and went to check on his property. He saw people leaving the landing and going to the houseboat, where it appeared they tried unsuccessfully to pry open a door. A window was broken to gain entrance. A short time later, the lights came on inside the boat. It was later found that bolt cutters were used to break the hasp off the lock that secured the houseboats generator. Officers from the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission joined Major Michael Bryant and Sgt. Jared Nichols of the Calhoun County The three adults and one juvenile were found on the houseboat. The adults were unable to give statements about the incident due to being heavily intoxicated, the arrest report noted. Marks is being held on a probation violation. Bond was set at $3,000 each for Carr and Lipford. The juvenile, the daughter of Marks, was released into the custody of her grandmother.WOODROW CARR, JR CUR TIS LIPFORD CASSEY S. MARKS CLJNews.com WEDNESDA Y, SEPTEMBER 5, 2012 Vol. 32, No. 36JOURNAL THE CALHOUN-LIBER TY 50INCLUDES TAX Former Blountstown High School head coach Ted Cooper sings a verse of the song, Mountain Dew during half-time ceremonies naming the Ted Cooper Stadium at Bowles Field. See more football on page 12 & 13. PHIL COALE PHOT OTed CooperSTADIUMdedicated Two Bristol hunters nab 11-ft. gator in just 30 minutes P AGE 9by Teresa Eubanks, Journal EditorA Blountstown man was transported to Bay Medical Center in critical condition after losing control of his truck and overturning in a 2 a.m. accident Tuesday.According to Florida Highway Patrol Cpl. C.D. Chapman, OBryan was traveling eastbound in a sweeping curve on CR 392 when his 2001 Toyota Tundra went onto the shoulder of the road, just east of Clayton Shiver Road. OBryan steered to the left but as he returned to the pavement, the truck began rotating and went onto the westbound shoulder. The truck overturned as it traveled east on the westbound shoulder and into the ditch, ejecting the driver. The truck came to rest on its right side in the north ditch. OBryan was not wearing a seatbelt. Charges are pending. It has not been determined if the crash was alcoholrelated, according to the FHP report.Ejected driver in critical condition Jim McClellan shares his unique view on how to prepare for a hurricaneP AGE 19 by Teresa Eubanks, Journal EditorA 4:20 a.m. accident Tuesday morning left a four-door 1987 Mercedes 560SEL underwater and the driver nowhere in sight. the vehicle, which had been traveling south on CR 69, upWhite residence. The accident report stated that the unknown driver lost control after entering a curve and the car traveled off the left side of the pavement. The driver overcorrected in an attempt to return to the road. The effort sent the car spinning clockwise as it traveled southwest across the west grass shoulder, through the ditch and into the yard at 13308 SE CR 69 in Blountstown. The car went through some azalea bushes before overturning in the pond. Myles Daniel Brown of Cow Patch Road in Blountstown came to the scene and told the trooper he was in the process of buying the car, which was still registered to Elisha Davis. Brown said the car had been taken from his driveway during Damages to the car were estimated at $10,000.Car lands in sh pond; driver ees


Page 2 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL SEPTEMBER 5, 2012 Listings include name followed by charge and agency. The names above represent those charged. We remind our readers that all are presumed innocent until proven guilty.Blountstown Police Dept.Aug. 27 through Sept. 2, 2012 Citations issued: Accidents...............01 .................25 Special details Business alarms.....01 Residential alarms..........00 ...............................................................39August 27 Cory Jenkins, VOP, CCSO. Jaun Algos, VOP, CCSO. Justin Carpenter, driving with license suspended or revoked, CCSO. August 28 Xavier Darevs Parks, burglary of a dwelling (armed), grand theft (times 2), criminal mischief, CCSO Abranda Ward, holding for court, CCSO. August 29 Simon Jared Hathaway, t wo counts sale of meth (warrant) August 30 Justin Eric Chambers, VOP, CCSO. September 1 Carrie C. Butler, uttering a forged instrument, grand theft over $300 and under $5,000, CCSO. September 2 Cassey Marks, criminal mischief $200 and under, VOP, burglary of a dwelling, CCSO. Woodrow Carr, Jr., criminal mischief $200 and under, burglary of a dwelling, CCSO. Curtis Lipford, criminal mischief $200 and under, burglary of a dwelling, CCSO. Maria Elena Levano, disorderly intoxication, BPD. August 28 Abranda Ward, holding for CCSO, CCSO. August 29 Abdulla Reisoglu, resisting an the peace, LCSO. Jason Sellers, possession of a weapon by a felon, LCSO September 2 Carrie Butler, holding for CCSO, CCSO. Cassey Marks, holding for CCSO, CCSO. Woman found passed out on pavement in bank drive-thruA 20-year-old Panama City woman was arrested for disorderly intoxication after she was found passed out on the pavement at the ATM in the drive-thru of the Bank of America at 4:30 a.m. Sunday. The young woman, who smelled strongly of an alcoholic beverage, was wearing only one shoe. Nick Keller awakened her, she began yelling and cursing at him. would not give her name and remained hostile, prompting him to call a deputy for assistance. The woman, later Luevano, continued to act belligerently and refused to answer questions. When off the ground, she lay back down next to the ATM. She was taken into custody and later given a conditional release.MARIA E. LUEV ANO A 29-year-old Malone woman was charged with uttering and grand theft after cashing a $430 check written on the account of a woman being held in custody at the Liberty County Jail, according to a report from the Calhoun County Sheriffs Arrested was Carrie Butler, who was living with her boyfriend at his mothers home. A starter check was used on the mothers Regions Bank account on July 5. A woman seen cashing the check in security footage at the bank was Butler was arrested Sept. 1 after deputies were called to a disturbance on Cedar Street around 8:30 p.m. A witness at the scene stated that Butler had attempted to hit a vehicle. Butler said she had come to the house to pick up her boyfriend when someone approached her to fight. She said two men came toward her vehicle, causing her to fear for her safety and that of her child. She said she tried to back out and leave the scene but when she realized she could not, she Butler was taken into custody after a deputy found she had two outstanding warrants. She was given a conditional release following her arrest.Butler charged with forging check to get $430 from incarcerated womans accountCARRIE L. BUTLER An 18-year-old Liberty County High School student was charged with disruption of an educational institution and resisting arrest without violence after an incident last week. Deputies were called to the school at 2:35 p.m. Aug. 29 in response to a complaint about a disruptive student. When they entered the front of the building, deputies saw Abduallah Reisoglu, Jr. standing in the hallway where he was creating a disturbance by screaming and yelling profanities in the presence of teachers and students, according to the arrest report. As deputies escorted Reisoglu out of the building, he became very unruly and disruptive. When they were outside, deputies told Reisoglu to put down his backpack and place his hands behind his back. He ignored their instruction and pulled away from them. Deputies then grabbed him, handcuffed him and put him in a patrol car to take him to the county jail. A search of his backpack turned up a wooden pipe with no residue. The assistant principal and three teachers gave written statements about the students outburst prior to his arrest. Please note that in the August 29 issue of The Journal it was incorrectly stated that Nick Finch was a member of the Republican Party. In fact, he is running with no par compiled by Journal Editor Teresa Eubanks ARREST REPORTS Heating & Air Conditioning FL LIC. # CMC1249570 (850) 674-4777Whaley WhaleyA 33-year-old Calhoun County man was charged with two counts of selling methamphetamine after confidential sources working with the CalhounLiberty Drug Task Force made two controlled drug buys, according to a news release from the Calhoun Simon Jared Hathaway was arrested Aug. 29. His bond was set at $3,000. Investigators gave informants cash for which the serial numbers had been documented, equipped them with audio and video equipment to record the transaction and sent them to make purchases from Hathaway. an informant, who had been supplied with $120 in cash to buy one gram of methamphetamine, met Hathaway near Clemons Road in Altha. The two made contact when Hathaway drove up in a silver Pontiac. The source went to the drivers side window of the car where they made the exchange. A second transaction occurred at the same location on Aug. 1. This time, the source working with investigators negotiated with Hathaway and talked him into knocking $20 off the price. Hathaway accepted $100 for the one gram of methamphetamine, according to the arrest report.Man charged with two counts of selling meth


SEPTEMBER 5, 2012 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL Page 3 Small business seminars at Chipola College beginning September 7MARIANNAChipola College will offer a series of small business seminars this year. All seminars meet on Fridays from 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. in Room M-108 of the Chipola Business and Technology building. 11:30 a.m. The seminar will focus on organizational requirements and licensing for a small business in Florida. Topics will location considerations and employee require ments. class provides an overview of import and export opportunities for Florida businesses. Participants will learn about global businesses and trade in vestments. The seminar will cover ways to develop a trade plan and to secure resources for starting a trade business. learn which business type is suited to their personality and to create an impresplan. The seminar also will include a walk-through of the business plan process and to create a successful business. about market penetration exporting for the service industry. Part one: Introduction to is Nov. 9. Participants will learn the best methods for marketing a business by targeting a market audisocial media avenues are best and optimizing inter net presence. Part two: Marketing on the ticipants will learn social the social media and online brand presence. Other topics include: search engine making a website mobilecustomers and revitalizing image. determining factor on receiving any type of loan is a personal credit score and credit history. The class what makes up a credit score and how to improve the overall score. Anyone interested in opening a the information offered. Cost of each seminar is students to sign up for any seminar will receive up in person in Building Participants may register online at www.northemail seversone@chipola. edu.CALHOUN COUNTY The deadline for registration for the Calhoun County more than 80 people have registered with over half traveling more than 50 miles is no charge to watch. with an added bonus of down and dirty and Orlando and draw crowds from all across the country. vidual fee applies to each team member/ line together. Each adult participant will receive a registration bag with a T-shirt. Each child will receive a T-shirt. All registrations will be processed through active.com. Participants should register in advance line to sign up as a sponsor Coordinated by the Calhoun County Chamber of Commerce with generous support from these confirmed sponsors: BlountLiberty Employees CredFlorida Electric Cooperative and Covenant Hospice. To stay in the loop about at: www.facebook.com/ Registration deadline set Sept. 14 for Swamp and Stomp Mud RunTo the editor: news reporting of the Calhoun-Liberty Journal when Tranums children as this continuing tragedy is sure to negatively affect them in different ways and to differ ing degrees. Only truth reveled will bring closure to all. Marilyn Blackwell, Wewahitchka SPEAK UP!WITH A LETTER TO THE EDITORWrite: The Calhoun-Liberty Journal P.O. Box 536, Bristol 32321 Wewa reader admires Klenton McLemores battle for justice JOIN THE CHALLENGETheres Still Time!The 12-Week Program advises Proper Nutrition, Food Choices and ITS FUN! Weight Loss Competition CALL TODA Y :674-8977 or 674-2070Time and location of class based on enrollment. Classes already in progress (Thurs. 6 & 8 p.m.), in need of more members. Call and Join today!!


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 RoadLocated 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 Deven Lewis......Production Asssistant Debbie Duggar...................AdvertisingOFFICE HOURS: 9 a.m. 6 p.m. M-FTHE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL Visit us on Facebook at CLJNews Page 4 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL SEPTEMBER 5, 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! 5,322 Wednesday, September 5 Adult Dance, 8-12 p.m. at the Legion Hall in Btown Monday, September 10 Tuesday, September 11 Sunday, September 9 Saturday, September 8 Thursday September 6 Friday, September 7TODAYS MEETINGS 7 p.m., Altha VFD 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 Civic Center Bees, 5-8 p.m. (CT), WT Neal Civic Center, Blountstown 5 p.m., Pastor Baker Church 6:30 p.m., City Hall TODAYS MEETINGS, noon, Calhoun-Liberty Hospital 7 p.m., Calhoun County Old Ag Bldg. east door, in front of jailTODAYS MEETINGSAA, 7 p.m., basement of Calhoun Co. Courthouse 10 a.m., Liberty 6 p.m., Altha Town Hall 7 p.m., Fire House 6 p.m., St. Paul AME Church in Btown 6 p.m. in courtroom 7 p.m. at Fire HouseLCHS Dawgs vs. Bay High Away at 8 p.m. (ET) B-town Tigers vs. Chipley Home at 7 p.m. (CT) 6 p.m., W.T. Neal Civic Center 8 p.m., Grace United Methodist Church, Hosford BIRTHDAYS Stormy Williams Alice Butler BIRTHDAY Matthew Bodiford BIRTHDAY Martha Jane Jacobs BIRTHDAY Derek Eberly TODAYS MEETINGS Meet at the Mossy Pond Volunteer Fire DepartmentBIRTHDAY ~ H.A. JohnsonThe NAACP Calhoun/Liberty Branch will hold a meeting Sept. 10 at 5 p.m. (ET) at Pastor Bakers church. The purpose of this meeting is to elect to vote. Please attend this meeting.Local NAACP sets Hall reunion set The family of George and Harvie Hall will meet at the community center in Altha Sept. 8 at 10 a.m. for a family reunion. For more information, call Dewey Hall at 674-8417. The Apalachee Regional Planning Council announces a public meeting of the Liberty County Transportation Disadvantaged Coordinating Board will be held Tuesday, Sept. 11 at 2 p.m. (ET) at Veterans Memorial Park Civic Center, 10405 NW Theo Jacobs Way, Bristol. In addition to its regular business, the agenda will include the adoption of the bylaws, the complaint/grievance procedures and the annual operating report. A public hearing will follow the meeting. For additional information, a copy of the agenda, or if you require special accommodations at the meeting because of a disability or physical impairment, contact Vanita Anderson at the Apalachee Regional Planning Council, 20776 Central Avenue working days prior to the meeting date. Jackson on Sept. 8 Jackson in her battle against breast cancer Saturday, September 8 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at Circle K Arena on Cox Lane in Quincy.Newly-formed LCER sets next meeting Sept. 27The term LCERC stands for Liberty County Emergency Response Coalition. This newly formed group has had two meeting sessions which included represenService, County and City Fire Departments, Search and Rescue and Emergency Management. The main purpose of this coalition evolved when several emergency responders gathered and came to the same conclusion that if we strengthen our communica tions between agencies and increased our knowledge by training together as a group that we could only serve and protect you, the citizens of our city and county better. The current attendees of this coalition encourage any emergency responding feel free to attend the monthly meetings and bring to the open table discussion any topic or concerns that we may need to be aware of. These meeting are set for the fourth Thursday of each month. The next meeting is Sept. 27 at 7 p.m. at the Liberty County If you cant attend please inquire about the meeting from your departments representative that was present. Your continued support and participation can only make our purpose of this coalition successful. The Friends of Torreya State Park will hold their bimonthly meeting Monday, Sept. 17 at 7 p.m. at the Weeping Ridge Campground in the park. The Friends of Torreya coordinates such projects as the annual Candlelight Tour Event, Historic Gregory House projects and exotic plant removal projects. At this time the Friends plan to create a native plant garden near the Gregory House. Torreya State Park is Liberty Countys state parks. The park opened to the public in 1935 and was constructed by the Civilian Conservation Corps. For more information, please call Park Manager Steve Cutshaw at (850) 643-2674. Gardening Workshop Sept. 13 in Marianna Gardening Workshop at the Conference Center for the Jackson County Extension Services located on 2741 Pennsylvania Ave in Marianna Thursday, September 13 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. and registration at 5:30 p.m. with photo-naturalist Billy Boothe, who is also a nature and wildlife photographer, environmental educator botanist, speaker and freelance writer. Pre-registration is requested. If you preregister and pay by Tuesday, Sept.11 you will receive an extra door prize ticket. A $10 payment includes light snacks, beverages and door prizes. For more information, call (850) 482-9620. to 12 Noon Goat Showing Clinic Annual Fly In


SEPTEMBER 5, 2012 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL Page 5 EVENTSThe Liberty County Senior Citizens Association has scheduled the following events for the month of September: Thursday, September 6 Shopping at the Tallahassee Wal-Mart and then to lunch. Call Liberty Transit at 643-2524 no later than Tuesday, September 4 at 3 p.m. to schedule your transit ride. Thursday, September 13 Shopping in Bristol and lunch before going home. Call Liberty Transit at 643-2524 no later than Monday, September 10 to schedule your transit ride. Monday, September 17 at 7 p.m. The Liberty County Senior Citizens Board of Directors will meet at the Hosford Senior Citizens Center. The public is welcome to attend. Tuesday, September 18 at 10:30 a.m. Bingo fun at the Bristol Senior Center. Cindy from Blountstown Rehab will be at the center for bingo and prizes. Call Liberty Transit at 643-2524 no later than Friday, September 14 to arrange for transportation. Thursday, September 20 at 1:30 p.m. The Liberty County Senior Citizens Advisory Council will meet at the Bristol Senior Center. For transportation needs, call Liberty County Transit at 643-2524 no later than Monday, September 27 at 3 p.m. Friday, September 21 A representa tive of Liberty County Senior Citizens will be in Orange and the Florida River Area going door to door to explain services (in home and transportation) to the elderly, minority and low-income families of the rural areas. Anyone wanting to discuss these services, please call 643-5690. Thursday, September 20 This weeks shopping trip is at the Marianna Wal-Mart. We will enjoy lunch before returning home. Call Liberty Transit at 643-2524 no later than 3 p.m. to schedule your transit ride. Tuesday, September 25 from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. A community outreach will be at the Bristol Library; Senior Citizens volunteers and staff will be at the Bristol Library to explain services to the elderly, low-income and minority rural families. Tuesday, September 25 at 10:30 a.m. Monthly Craft Day at the Bristol Center. We invite seniors of Liberty County to join us. For information, call 643-5690. To arrange transportation to the center, call Liberty Transit at 643-2524 no later than Friday, September 21 at 3 p.m. Thursday, September 27 Shopping and lunch in Bristol. Call Liberty Transit no later than Monday, September 24 at 3 p.m. to schedule your transit ride for shopping. Saturday, September 29 Sopchoppy time. Larry Strickland and the Swiftwater Band will be performing at the Sopchoppy Opry in Sopchoppy. Admission is $10. For information call 643-5690. Call Liberty Transit at 643-2524 no later than Monday, September 24 at 3 p.m. to schedule your transit ride. Call 643-5690 by Friday, September 21 if you are planning to attend, so that we may reserve the correct number of seats. The Bristol Senior Center is open Monday through Friday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. The Hosford Center is open Monday through Thursday 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Seniors are welcome to come for a hot meal served at 12 noon and to enjoy socializing with others. Call 643-5690 to make a meal reservation the day before you plan to attend; for transportation to either center, call Liberty Transit at 643-2524 three working days before you plan to attend.AHCH Homemaking & Companion Services; Liberty County Senior Citizens September activities to include shopping, bingo & Sopchoppy Opry trip THANKS Sincerely, Tommy McClellanThank You, Calhoun County rivertowninsurance@hotmail.com RivertownINSURANCEMELISSA PITTS COMMERCIALCall or come by today for a Quick Quote at 674-1520Located at the red light where the former !El seguro de automovil vendio aqui! Phone (850) 670-8441Family Coastal Seafood Restaurant Friday Night $2 Long Neck Beer Snow Crab Claws Snow Crab Claws OPEN SHRIMP$1 099 Seafood Platter Public Notice SPECIAL TY POSTS Liberty Post & Barn Pole Inc.Phone (850) 643-5995


Page 6 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL SEPTEMBER 5, 2012 Please Vote & Elect James Jimmy Baggett on Nov. 6 for Sheriff of Calhoun CountyPaid and approved by James Baggett NPA for Sheriff of Calhoun County.James Jimmy BaggettFOR Calhoun County SheriffLester & Eileen Bramblett to celebrate 50 years of marriage September 15The children of Lester and Eileen Bramblett cordially invite you to join them for a special day honoring their 50 years of mar riage Saturday, September 15 at 2 p.m. (CT). The event will be at the Dixie Lodge located on 109 North 16th Street in Blountstown. AnniversaryThree seats left for Tampa Bay Bucs/ Busch Gardens Trip set for Oct. 20-21Load em up! Head to Tampa to see the Tampa Bay Buccaneers play the New Or leans Saints. Our own Ryan Baker has been signed on to play with the Buccaneers. We load the bus at 4 a.m. (CT), travel ing from Blountstown to Tampa, stopping for brunch along the way. We will arrive at Busch Gardens around noon (ET). We will load the bus around 6 p.m. (ET), after enjoying dinner in the park and check into the hotel for an early night. Next morning, well sleep in, enjoy breakfast, then load the bus at 11 a.m. (ET) for the game at Raymond James Stadium. We will leave the game around 5 p.m. (ET), stop for dinner (fast food on your own) around 6:30 p.m., then arrive back in Blountstown around 10 p.m. (CT). The cost of the trip is as follows: Trip includes: Motorcoach transporta tion, one night deluxe accommodations, one breakfast, one lunch, one dinner, admission to pro game, admission to Busch Gardens and a chance to brag I went to a professional football game! Take your child or grandchild. Deposit payment is due by September 1. If paid per person! Call Marilyn, Sarah, or Dorothy at (850) 674-4163 to sign up for this great trip.Guardian ad Litem program looking for volunteers; training class set Sept. 17The Guardian ad Litem program is seeking strong, stable adults to serve as volunteer advocates for abused and neglected children. Be a voice in court for children who need a voice. Training is set to begin on the evening of September 17 at Trinity Baptist Church in Marianna. (850) 849-3925 or e-mail dan.fender@ Help the family of Ralph and wedding anniversary Saturday, Sept. 8 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. (ET) at Veterans Memorial Civic Center in Bristol. Everyone is invited to wonderful anniversary. No gifts please, your presence is the only gift needed. to mark 50th anniversary ITS VERY WISE TO ADVERTISE in the Calhoun-Liberty Journal and... CLJN ews.COM


SEPTEMBER 5, 2012 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL Page 7 Fine Jewelry & GiftsThe Diamond Corner Sterling silver charms from $25UNFORGETTABLE MOMENTSFee Gift With Purchase September 12-15Receive a sterling silver PANDORA clasp bracelet (a $65 US retial value) with your purchase of $100 or more of PANDORA jewelry.* birthdays birthDYLAN MATTHEW GUNNDylan Matthew Gunn celebrated his fourth birthday Tuesday, August 28. He is the son of Justin and Katy Gunn of Bristol. His grandparents are Jack and Cathy Brock-Revell of Bristol and Debra Gunn of Tallahassee. His great-grandparents are Horace and Joyce Cushing of Tallahassee and Nelle Brock of Havana and Sonny and Zella Howard of Anthony and Jessie Mae Baker of Quitman, GA. He enjoys riding his new four-wheeler, He also likes to be a cowboy and ride horses. He enjoys spending time with his new baby sister, Katelyn. He celebrated his birthday with a cowboy party and his favorite part was the horse rides. KATELYN NICOLE GUNNJustin and Katy Gunn of Bristol are proud to announce the birth of their daughter, Katelyn Nicole Gunn, born July 2, 2012. She weighed 7 lbs. 11 ozs. and measured 20.25 inches long. Maternal grandparents are Jack and Cathy BrockRevell of Bristol. Paternal grandmother is Debra Gunn of Tallahassee. Maternal great-grandparents are Horace and Joyce Cushing of Tallahassee and Nelle Brock of Havana. Paternal greatgrandparents are Sonny and Zella Howard of Anthony and Jessie Mae Baker of Quit man, GA. Her big brother is Dylan Gunn. BILLY MATTHEW BODIFORDBilly Matthew Bodiford will celebrate his 18th birthday Thursday, September 6. He is the son of Betty Orama and Billy Bodiford of Telogia. His grandparents are Betty and Dan Henthorne and the late Tom and Eleanor Bodiford, all of Hosford and the late Billy Whidden, Sr. of Arizona. He is a senior at LCHS. He is employed with R. G. Brown Logging in Hosford. He enjoys hunting friends. JAVAIYA DENISE MCCRAYday Thursday, September 6. She is the daughter of Vanessa and Jarek McCray. Her grandparents are Donnell and Lois McCray of Bristol. She loves her two brothers, Leon and Julian. She enjoys being outside.


Page 8 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL SEPTEMBER 5, 2012 We're your one-stopTIRE SHOP! "Volkswagens to semi's, we handle them all" CITY TIRE CO. BFGG O O D Y E A RDUNLOP ST OUT AMIRE INSURANCE INC. ACCEPTING NEW PA TIENTS www.bristoldentalclinic.com DENTURE LAB ON PREMISESSame-Day Service on R epairs & R elines Bristol Dental Clinic HOSFORD The Big Bend Hospice F amily Reunion Gospel Sing was held August 25 at the Hosford Elementary Jr. High Cafeteria. Over 75 people enjoyed entertain ment by the families of Ken Hosford, Kyle Peddie (pictured), Tony Ander son, Claudia Black, Hugh Black and the Grace Methodist Musical Group. Although the event was not a fundraiser for BBH, many attendees from the Liberty County community still donated money to be used for their neighbors receiving hospice care with special needs because they believe in the mission of BBH. It was a blessed evening enjoyed by all, says Hugh Black, Committee Chair. Many are looking forward to next year. This inaugural event was hosted by the Liberty County Advisory Council of Big Bend Hospice. Big Bend Hospice (BBH), the local community-based hospice for Liberty County, has a special way of caring for people who have a life-limiting illness. They embrace the belief that every person has value, deserves respect satisfying right up to the last moment. BBH offers team members from the community who address the physical, social, psychological, emotional and spiritual dimensions of care. Included on the team is a hospice aide, music therapist, chaplain and social worker. Big Bend Hospice has been serving this community since 1983 with compassionate end-of-life care along with grief and loss counselors available to provide information and support to anyone in Leon, Jefferson, Taylor, Madison, Gadsden, Liberty, Franklin or Wakulla County. If you would like additional information about services, please call (850) 878-5310 or visit www. bigbendhospice.org.Family Reunion Gospel Sing proceeds to TELOGIA BAPTIST CHURCH YOUTH PROGRAM Telogia Baptist Church Children and Youth Program is back in full swing. We have an all new high energy program packed full of small group studies and fellowship for youth from six to 12th grade. Join us each Wednesday night. If you need a ride call 379-8439, 778-3376 or call Brad Kincaid at 273-1444. We begin feeding people at 6:15 p.m. each Wednesday night, and all services begin at 7:30 p.m. Sunday School starts at 9:45 a.m. and the morning service starts at 11 a.m. we have a mens class, ladies class, young adult class, new Christians class, childrens classes for all ages and a nursery is provided. We also have Childrens Church for children during the morning worship service. Oct. 14, Sunday morning will be our 100 year anniversary celebration starting at 10 a.m. This will be a time with lots of fun, food and praising the Lord. BIKE RODEO Lake Talquin Baptist Church is hosting a Bike Rodeo for children ages 12 and under Saturday, Sept. 8 from 9 a.m. to noon. This is a free event open to the community. Please bring your safety gear and your bicycle. road skills/obstacle courses, plus more! Parents must register children for this event and can attend the church yard sale to be held during the bike rodeo. Lake Talquin Baptist Church is located at 21335 Blountstown Highway, Tallahassee. For more information, please contact Ellen Hulbert at ellenhulbert@live.com. FALL KICKOFF DINNER AT CARR CHAPEL Carr Chapel would like to invite the community to join them for worship and fall kick-off dinner at the church at 11 a.m. (CT). The church is preparing the Christmas child shoe boxes for Samaritans Purse again this year, the community is asked to bring things like Ivory soap, toothpaste, shampoo, crayons, color ing books, etc for the boxes. Check out our website carrchapelac.com for more information. The ladies of the church are making blankets for the in the community plus to the Calhoun Liberty Ministry Center. Ladies of the community who are interested in helping, please contact Janice Harris at 674-1225. CHURCH OF GOD The Bristol Church of God will have Pastors Appreciation day Sunday, September 9. We will be honoring both Brother Terry and Sister Cathy Blackburn as the pastors of our church. Swiftwater will be with us in concert during the morning service, followed immediately by dinner on the grounds. Brother Terry and Sister Cathy have served our church for the past 17 years. Come and help us celebrate this special time with them. Newsfrom the PewsArbor Day Foundation offers 10 free live oak treesEveryone from Florida who joins the Arbor Day Foundation in September will receive 10 free live oak trees as part of the Foundations Trees for America program. Through Trees for Amer ica, everyone is encouraged of the environment and quality-of-life. With one million members, the Ar bor Day Foundation is the organization dedicated to planting trees. Those who plant live oak trees will enjoy shade and splendor for years and years to come, said John R osenow, founder and chief executive of the Arbor Day F oundation. These trees will also add to the proud heritage of Floridas 160 Tree City USA communi ties. The trees will be shipped postpaid at the right time for planting between October 15 and December 10. The sixto 12-inch trees are guaranteed to grow or they will be replaced free of charge. Planting instruc tions are enclosed with each shipment of trees. New members of the Arbor Day Foundation will also receive The Tree Book, which includes information about tree planting and care. To receive 10 free live oak trees, send $10 to Ten Live O aks, Arbor D ay F oundation, 100 Arbor Ave., Nebraska City, NE 68410, by September 29, or join online at arborday. org/september.


SEPTEMBER 5, 2012 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL Page 9 OUTDOORSBristol men bring home 11-foot alligator after trip to Bloody Bluffby Teresa Eubanks, Journal Editor 4-Her Flint Walker wins 3-D Archery T ournament ABOVE: Flint Walker takes aim. RIGHT: Flint WalkerLiberty County 4-H, Scott BassGlades County 4-H Archery Leader, Isaac Swinehart Marion County 4-H and Lane PrevattGlades County 4-H. Jeremy Strength is shown at left with the 11-footer he and Buddy Brown, pictured below, caught after just 30 minutes on the Apalachicola River Monday night. See more OUTDOORS news on pages 18 and 19.


To paraphrase Mark Twain, There are lies, there are damn lies, and there is the American political process. The Republican convention in Tampa was all hot air, promises never to be kept, demagoguery, trash talking and please elect Mitt Romney, the savior of mankind, and if you dont elect Mitt, you will all die and go straight to Hell. Will the Democratic convention in Charlotte, NC be any different? Not likely. In my view, with the advent of 24-hour television news, political conventions are a waste of time and money. No, I dont need an infomercial to introduce Mitt Romney or President Obama. I got it. Obama came from a poor beginning and Romney was born with the proverbial silver spoon in his mouth. Luck of the draw. No, I dont need to know that Ms. Romney raised possible that Ms. Romney had a little help from nannies, housekeepers, cooks and gardeners? I think so. My wife raised four children, all born in military hosa nanny, housekeeper, cook or bottle washer. My wife did all that which is what happens with 99% of American housewives. If you would like to know what life is all about, talk with a single mom with a house full of children. For me, an alarming aspect of the current political system is its inability to deal with reality. Instead of facdisaster plan of cutting taxes and borrowing money. The basic problem is that American voters will believe any pie in the sky theory that they can have all the that America will grow its way out of the recession, and there will be a chicken in every pot. People believe revenue to balance the annual budget and begin reducis not going to happen. The reason is that the international marketplace inCalifornia citrus growers? It means less demand for industry. Romneys political message is that President Obama is a doofus, so elect me, Mitt Romney, and I will save America. (Drumroll please) They might not like him or his views, but at least people know for what President Obama stands. Romney has been on every side plus top and bottom of every issue. Whatever the issue, Romney has been for it and agin it at some point. Whichever way the wind blows that is the direction Mitt Romney is going. Wars on borrowed money. War cost were never in the budget, off the books, as they say. Ryan voted for the unfunded Medicare Part D prescription pills bill. Ryan claimed that President Obama because Ryan was on this committee and led the House revolt that killed the committee recommendations. This is basic math and economics. There was a budtrillion with their tax cuts and wars on credit. in the hopper, thanks to the idiotic trickle down ecoIn spite of the Romney lie that Obama raised taxes on cant. Neither can President Obama. Consumer decome, they spend it thereby creating demand. This is a simple economic fact that is lost on 99% of politicians and the American people. need politicians with enough backbone to tell we the people that if we want it, then pay for it. Page 10 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL SEPTEMBER 5, 2012 COMMENTARY Late Night LaughsA RECAP OF RECENT OBSER V ATIONS BY LATE NIGHT TV HOSTS.CORNERJerry Cox is a retired military OXS Political conventions are a waste of timeLabor Day weekend is a holiday where Americans take three days off from looking for a job. DA VID LETTERMANDid you all watch the Republican convention? ing a comeback. JAY LENOI thought Mitt Romneys wife Ann did a good job at the Republican convention. During her speech, she said after they got married, she and Mitt lived in a basement. It was a 2-room basement on the French Riviera. CONAN OBRIENHurricane Isaac turned out to be not much of a threat to the Republican convention. But to their credit, the Republicans had a contingen cy plan. If the hurricane did hit hard, delegates were instructed to evacuate to Mitt Romneys tax shelter. JAY LENOAt the Republican Convention, the surprise speaker was Clint Eastwood. Whats more surprising than a grumpy old white guy at the Republican convention? CRAIG FERGUSONA man in Florida has been arrested for wearing a President Obama mask while robbing a McDonalds. To show you how good this guys disguise was, instead of a holdup note he was reading from a teleprompter. JAY LENOI cant wait to see the debate between Ryan and Joe Biden. Biden is said to be already trying out different strategies. So far the one that Obama likes is where Biden pretends to have food poisoning and they cancel the debate. CRAIG FERGUSONAccording to more than half of President Obamas Twitter followers are fake. They dont even exist. Which is actually a good thing because if they did exist there wouldnt be any jobs for them. JAY LENO President Obama for president. Doesnt really help Obama though, because they were just getting around to endorsing him for 2008. CONAN OBRIEN hurricane. It was so windy that gas stations needed three guys working outside two to hold the ladder while the other guy climbed up to raise the prices. JAY LENOAn all-female rock band from Russia, in a Moscow cathedral, played a protest song about Vladimir Putins ties to the church. Putins henchmen tracked them down and threw them in prison. They were charged with hooliganism. Is that a crime? Thats like being charged with tomfoolery. Or shenanigans. CRAIG FERGUSONDonald Trump was bumped from speaking at the Republican convention because of Hurri cane Isaac. See, nobody ever talks about the good things hurricanes do. JAY LENOA group of coal miners in Ohio said that their bosses forced them to attend a Mitt Romney campaign event. You know youre boring when people would rather dig coal than listen to you speak. CONAN OBRIEN


SEPTEMBER 5, 2012 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL Page 11 COMMENTARY WASHINGTONMERRY-GO-ROUNDby Douglas Cohn and Eleanor Clift Christie loves ChristieWASHINGTON The morning after he delivered the keynote speech at the Republican convention, New Jersey Governor Chris Christie was the featured speaker at a breakfast hosted by the New Hampshire dential primary makes perfect sense for Christie, whose presidential aspirations are an open secret. It took him 16 and a half minutes into his 24-minute speech to get around to mentioning the Romney-Ryan ticket, the reason he was on the stage in Tampa. He come-from-nothing boyhood, his strong mother (I am her son), and his record of accomplishment working across the aisle with Democrats in New Jersey. He mentioned Romney a mere six times and his closing call to conventiongoers to stand with me seemed more about promoting himself than the national ticket. Stand with us would have been more appropriate. He did omit his usual boast about the New Jersey miracle, since its looking a bit frayed with its high unemployment. But he did take credit for reining in the teachers unions and for telling the truth about overburdened entitlements. Just about every speaker at the convention extolled their standard-bearers, Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan, tion and facing up to the tough decisions that must be made. The Republicans if elected would provide leadership that delivers, Christie declared. Exactly what the Republicans would do different from the Democrats is deliberately short on details, since spelling out what spending cuts they would make while cutting taxes and raising the defense budget as Romney is promising would take budget jujitsu of Claiming youre telling the hard truths while avoidthe Romney-Ryan campaign. Were not going to let our campaign be dictated by fact-checkers, Romney pollster Neil Newhouse said after the Obama campaign complained that an ad roundly denounced as false was airing multiple times in swing states. The ad claims that the Obama administration has waived the work requirements for welfare recipients, a statement that plays into the biases of white working class voters, a group that is a declining share of the electorate but which Romney must win decisively to compensate for President Obamas margin with minority voters. Wisconsin Rep. Paul Ryan, in accepting his partys nomination for vice president, continued the GOPs charade with the facts. He faulted Obama for the closing of a GE plant in his hometown of Janesville, WI, when the plant closed months before Obama took in taking up the recommendations of the SimpsonRyan, as a member of the commission voted against its conclusions. The delegates assembled in Tampa love Christie and his Jersey swagger and theyre over the moon for Ryan, a fervent ideologue who portrays Obama as making us a country where everything is free but us, an assertion so over the top it could have come from one of the Ayn Rand novels that shaped Ryans thinking and that he recommends his staffers read. Of the two, Ryan is better veep material; Christie couldnt have sublimated himself to Romney. Other contenders on Romneys short list Ohios John Portman, Wisconsins Tim Pawlenty and New Hampshires Kelly Ayotte, demonstrated why they didnt get the nod by delivering less than inspiring speeches, which is why love him or hate him Ryan is on the ticket and Christie cares more about positioning himself winning the White House in November.


SEPTEMBER 5, 2012 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL Page 13 SPORTS by Richard Williams, Journal sports writerThe bus carrying the Liberty County Bulldogs to Graceville had trouble getting up to speed when entered the city limits of Graceville, but once the BullTigers 38-0. Alex Marlowe put on a show for the fans as he scored six touchdowns for Liberty. Marlowe had a punt return for a touchdown, two rushing touchdowns and three pass receptions from Dustin Watson that went he touched the football. Marlowe caught three passes two touchdowns. LCHS Head Coach Grant Grantham was pleased we had, Grantham said. Obviously Marlowe had a great game. He is the Channel 7 (WJHG) player of the and Dusty Young that can carry the load for us and hit a home run when they touch the ball, but Marlowe just had one of those nights were he made the most of almost every touch of the football he had. of offense and only let them cross the 50 twice the entire game. Early in the game Graceville played deep in Tigers and then outraced the remainder of the defenders down the sideline for a touchdown. Graceville put together a ten play drive but was night. bled on their next possession. Three plays later Mar lowe cruised in from 17 yards out to give LCHS an 18 point lead. In the second quarter Marlowe caught a pass over Liberty lead. The Bulldogs opened the second half with the ball and drove the Tigers as drive that ended with Marlowe scoring from two yards out on third down. Liberty and Marlowe added an exWatson hit Marlowe in stride on a deep route. Mar lowe simply motored beyond the reach of the trailing Grantham said he was pleased with the second half defensive performance and thought his team was imutes, and I thought that Tait Shuler and Hayden Swier played really well on defense for us. We challenged the defense to go out in the second half and shut them down and I thought they responded really well. at Tommy Oliver Stadium Sept. 7 at 8 p.m. Eastern. said Bay is much improved over last year and has more size than Liberty will see from any other team. each, and for us to have a chance our guys are going to have to play smart, and play very fundamentally strong well-positioned football, Grantham said.BELOW: Libertys Terryal Jenkins (#4) runs the ball Liberty Bulldogs beat Graceville Tigers 38-0 put on a show for the fans as touchdowns scored the times he touched the LEFT: Bulldog Ben Beckwith (#10) takes off down the to avoid a Graceville player


Page 14 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL SEPTEMBER 12, 2012 CHIPOLA COLLEGE *Lifetime Warranty on Repairs *Will pay up to $500 of your deductible *Over 75 years combined experienceTNTTOBY GARNETT, OWNER Collision Center CORLETTS FREE ESTIMATESMichael Corlett (850) 643-7062 MARIANNA!Ronnie Coley personally invites you to visit him any time Monday thru Saturday from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. He is waiting for your call! Chipola CLJNEWS.COM Listen to football on WYBT and WPHK. This week.. MARIANNACharles Sirmon, Director of Theatre at Chipola College recently announced the lineup for his 13th season. Chipola puts on three major student productions each year, plus a one night showcase in November. the Arts opens with the comedy, Noises Off, Nov. 1-4 and includes the hit musical Hairspray, March 13-16 and Alice in Wonderland, May 9. for the Arts opens with the hilarious comedy, Noises Off, Nov. 1-4. Auditions are Sept. 10 and 11 at 6 p.m. Written by Michael Fryan, Noises Off has been called the funniest farce ever written. The show presents a manic called, Nothings On. Doors slamming, on-and backstage classically comic play. The show also will feature a twostory revolving set. The New York Times, calls Noises Off, The most dexterously-realized comedy ever about putting on a comedy. In March, 2013, the Chipola theatre will be thick with and directed by John Waters, the 1950s are out and change is in the air. Hairspray, winner of eight Tony Awards including Best Musical, is a friendly musical piled bouffant high with laughter, romance and deliriously tuneful songs. Its 1962 in Baltimore and the lovable plus-size teen Tracy Turnblad has only one desire, to dance on the popular Corny Collins Show. Auditions are Jan. 7 and 8. Alice in Wonderland, a childrens production, is May 9 at 7 p.m. Join Alices madcap adventures in Wonderland as she chases the White Rabbit, races the Dodo Bird, gets tied up with the Tweedles, raps with a bubbleblowing Caterpillar and beats the Queen of Hearts at her own game. Roles are plentiful, including three Cheshire Cats and dozens of other wonderfully wacky characters. The show will also be shown to thousands of school tions are March 19 at 7 p.m. Tickets for all Chipola Theatre productions go sale two weeks prior to the performance. hours Monday through Thursday from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. and one hour prior to curtain at the Center for Theatre fans also are invited to join the Applauding Chipola Theatre (ACT) VIP fund, which guarantees the membership including Sponsor, Patron, Benefactor, Angel and Corporate Angel with VIP seating available at all levels. A portion of ACT memberships is tax-deductible. For more information contact Charles Sirmon, Director of Theatre sirmonc@chipola.edu (850) 718-2277.Chipola Theatre announces lineup in new center MARIANNAAfter an extensive search, Steve Anderson has been selected as the new Director of Public Service Programs at Chipola College. Public Service includes academies in Corrections, Law enforce ment and Fire-Fighting. Since 2007, Anderson has served as the Assessment Center Manager for Public Service programs at the college. In his previous position, Anderson also implemented a successful Equivalency of Training (EOT) course for correctional and law enforcement of the model programs for the State of Florida. The EOT program provides Dr. Jason Hurst, vice-president of Baccalaureate and Occupational Education, says, We are excited about the new leadership that Steve brings to the program. We are ready to move forward and will be working very hard to increase enroll ment in all Public Service programs. Anderson has more than 38 years of experience in the Public Service as state investiga tor for the 14th Judicial Circuit of Florida. As well, he previously served as a Probation Supervisor for the Court system under Judge Woodrow W. Hatcher. He has taught numerous criminal justice classes over his years of public service. As a graduate of Chipola College, Anderson has a strong commitment to Chipola. Anderson says, I owe my entire career to Chipola. My entire tional experience that the college has offered over the years. I am humbled family as well as the local community has shown in me. As for his plans in the new position, Anderson says, I look forward to leading our Public Service programs into the future. We have outstanding instructors and support per sonnel who ensure that our graduates are well-prepared to serve and protect our citizens. Our vision is to progressively and effectively market for the future growth of the Public Service arena. Chipola offers three academies in the public service division: Corrections, Law Enforcement and FireFighting. Cross-over courses also are Public Service programs are housed in a 44,000 square foot training facil ity on Chipolas main campus. The Reddoch Firing Range Annex located on Blue Springs Highway feasive driving training. For information about Chipolas Public Service programs, visit www. chipola.edu or phone (850) 718-2394.Anderson named Chipola Public Service Programs Director


altha wildcats The Altha School Chorus is having a Sausage Breakfast Sale on Friday, Sept. 7 beginning at 5:45 a.m. at the corner in Blountstown (across from the Diamond Cor ner). For $2 you get a link of smoked sausage and a slice of bread for a great and quick breakfast. You can buy several to share with your coworkers. Checks made out to Altha School will be accepted. This is a fundraiser for the Stetson University Honor Choir trip. SEPTEMBER 5, 2012 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL Page 15 SCHOOL LUNCHMENUSeptember 5-11 Laban Bontrager, DMD, Monica Bontrager, DMD Bristol Dental Clinic* Each breakfast includes a choice of assorted cereal, whole wheat buttered toast and juice. CALHOUN LIBERTY Pea Ridge Rd in Bristol, Phone (850) 643-5417 MENUS SPONSORED BY:Chorus to host sausage breakfast saleAltha school sale orders due Sept. 14Dont miss this opportunity to stock up on some really cool Wildcat apparel. Altha School is conducting their annual sale and this years selection has a lot to offer. Flyers are being sent home and items can be seen online there is a link on the school website (www.althaschool.org). Orders are due Friday, Sept. 14. Be sure to show your Wildcat pride and or der your T-shirts, hoodies and sweatpants today.by Alyssa McCardleRecently our sixth graders went on a the Smithsonian exhibit. The sixth graders had a great time learning about Floridas history along with Calhoun Countys past. One student, Austin Roberts said, I learned a lot about our surrounding counties and also about early ways of transportation and how it has changed over the years. Anna Alday said that the trip to the very fascinating! The students got to learn a lot of things about Calhoun Countys past and even see old pictures of our county and the state of Florida! The entire sixth grade would like to thank their teachers and the staff at the wonderful and educational experience. ABOVE: Calyn Carter joins students at an exhibit table. BELOW: Madison Boggs takes a close look at an old photograph.ABOVE: Sydney Strickland and Madison Hathaway. LEFT: Aleah Colter and Celena Carter enjoy the exhibit.Altha sixth grade trip to Pioneer Settlement BHS Project Graduation fundraiser planned Oct. 6In order to help raise money for the 2013 Blountstown High School cycle /Walk/Run) on Oct. 6. Register at Sam Atkins Bicycle Trail Head from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. The entry fee is $10 per per son and $5 for children under the age of 10. There will be cash prizes for the top three hands and a cash prize for the worst hand. count will be at 1:30 p.m. with prizes awarded at 2 p.m. Ten percent of money raised will be allocated to cash prizes. Call Janis at 447-2615 or Kate at 674-2033 with any questions.Tolar has had a great start to the school term and is getting ready for of school was spent teaching expectations, creating goals and getting the students acclimated to the school day routines. This past week and the next two weeks, we will be focusing on doing our baseline assessments with the students in reading, writing, mathematics and science. It is important that students are present during this time so we can establish an accurate starting point for them this year. Baseline testing is done in short incre ments and usually takes about two to three weeks for the entire school to complete (most children are tested in all four areas, each on a different day). Once testing is complete, teachers will use this data to drive their instruction over the coming months. The past few weeks several Tolar Middle School students have been working overtime on the volleyball up for another thrilling year of sports at Tolar. Our football team will play Sept. 6 at 7 p.m. Our volleyball team participated will be Sept. 13 at 4 p.m. in Hosford. and girls on during the season. students grade level shirts) order forms will go out soon. This is your childs grade level shirts that their teachers displayed at Open House. Forms will go out this week with the price of shirts and shirt sizes on it. and Fridays to show their school pride. The shirts will cost $7. W.R. Tolar School will also be kicking off a Salute to Veterans coin drive in September. Students will be asked to bring in change for the veterans in our community. The change will be used to honor our veterans at our Veterans Day program in November. The three homerooms (one in Kg.-second, one with the most money November 2 efforts and will have the opportunity to take their pictures with our amazing up your change to help Tolar School Salute our Veterans. Tolar Happenings as follows: vs. Wewa. Family Theme Night. Come out and read with your child. for fourth-eighth grade away vs Hosford. home vs Blountstown. out. away vs. Altha. vs. Wewa Whats happening at W. R. Tolar School BHS Tolar BHS Calendar of Events Altha Wildcats Calendar of Events


Page 16 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL SEPTEMBER 5, 2012 STATE PARKSPrescribed re a versatile & cost effective toolBlue Spring State Park named in top eight parks in America by T ake Me Fishing fans About Florida State Parks, Greenways & Trails The nations best state parks and trails have joined forces. Now a part of the Department of Environmental Protections Florida Park Service, the award-winning trails and more. Floridas award-winning state parks have inspired residents and visitors with recreation opfamilies, educate children, expand local economies and tion on visit www.FloridaStateParks.org or www.dep. OUTDOORS WITH RANGER STEVEBy Steve Cutshaw, Torreya Park Manager


SEPTEMBER 5, 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 T elephone (850) 674-2266 Your 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& CrematoryP ATRICIA KAISER MALONEPatricia Kaiser, 62, of Malone, passed away Tuesday, A ugust 28, 2012. She was born in Jacksonville, later moved to Athens, GA and moved to Malone one year ago. She was a caregiver. She was preceded in death by her father, Reese Edwin Fielder; her mother, Thelma Ocile Ingram Fielder and her stepmother, Sarah Fielder. Survivors include her sons, Reese Kaiser and his wife, Tasha, and grandson, Zachary of Genoa, IL and James Kaiser, Jr. and his wife, Tina and godson, Dalton, all of Ocklawaha and their father, Jimmy Pops Kaiser; two brothers, Roger Fielder and his wife, Patricia and Christopher Fielder, Sr. and his wife, Janice, all of Altha; one sister, Sharon Jones and her husband, Chuck of Athens, GA and three nieces and six nephews. No services are planned at this time. Memorialization will be by cremation. Adams Funeral Home in Blountstown is in charge of the arrangements. Online condolences may be made at www.adamsfh.com.ORIE G. COLVIN BRIST OL O rie G. Colvin, 95, of Bristol, passed away Saturday, September 1, 2012. She was born in Gadsden, AL July 11, 1917 to the late Jones and Connie (Hicks) Granger. She was a homemaker who enjoyed helping others. She was a member of Bristol Church of God. She was preceded in death by her parents, Jones and Connie Hicks Granger; her husband of 74 years, Daniel M. Colvin; and a twin sister, Erie Parker. Survivors include her daughter, Gilda Drummond of Bristol and one sister, Inez Parker of Mobile, AL. Family will receive friends one hour prior to service time at the funeral home. Services will be held Tuesday, September 4 at 3 p.m. (CT) at Adams Funeral Home Chapel in Blountstown follow in Lake Mystic Cemetery. Adams Funeral Home in Blountstown is in charge of the arrangements. Online condolences may be made at www.adamsfh.com.JOAN E. (LEE) THARPE MELVIN BLOUNTST OWNJoan E. (Lee) Tharpe Melvin, 62, of Blountstown, passed away Sunday, September 2, 2012 in Blountstown. She was born March 10, 1950 in Port St. Joe and had lived in Blountstown for the past 10 years, coming from W ewahitchka. She was retired from the Jackson County School System as a nutritionist. She was a 1968 graduate of Port St. Joe High School. She was preceded in death by her father, John David Lee, Sr. and one son, Clifford John (Trey) Tharpe III. Survivors include her husband, Frank Melvin of Blountstown; her mother, Jeanette Lee of Port St. Joe; one son, Jeffery W ade Tharpe of Grand Ridge; one daughter, Laura Jill Bailey and her husband, Tim of Clarksville; one brother, John David Lee, Jr. and his wife, Peggy of Grand Ridge; one sister, Marieta Ann Simmons and her husband, Paul of Pensacola, seven grandchildren and one great-grandchild. Family will receive friends one hour prior to service time at the funeral home. Services will be held W ednesday, September 5 at 2 p.m. (CT) at Peavy Funeral Home Chapel with Rever Interment will follow in Shady Grove Cemetery in Grand Ridge. Peavy Funeral Home in Blountstown is in charge of the arrangements. BILL Y TILLMAN WHIDDEN, SR. OA TMAN, AZBilly Tillman Whidden, Sr., 84, of Bullhead City, AZ, passed away Friday, August 24, 2012 at the V A Hospital in Prescott, AZ. He was a veteran of WWII, going into the service October 3, 1943 and was stationed in North Africa until January 10, 1946. He later joined the Coast Guard and was stationed in New Jersey. After his service in the Coast Guard he returned to Fort Myers. He had a lot of trades, ranging from insurance salesman and cabinet maker to licensed electrician. He lived between Florida and Arizona until he settled in Oatman, AZ in 1994. He will truly be missed by all of his family and friends. He was always telling stories of the past and greeting everyone who visited the small town from the old gold mine days, up in the mountains of Oatman, AZ. He was preceded in death by his stepson, Larry Fine of Hosford. Survivors include his wife Ruth Whidden of O atman, A Z; one son Billy Skeeter Whidden, Jr. and his wife, Kathy of Hosford; one daughter Diana Dail and her husband, David of Camp Hill, AL; two stepchildren with Ruth, Rob Staufer of U tah and Peggy Hall of W isconsin; six stepchildren from a prior marriage, Betty Henthorn, Karen Sykes, Mar sha Alford, Mitchell Fine, Patty Brake and Betty Gaye and great-grandchildren. Services were held Tuesday, September 4 at The L ittle White Church in Oatman, AZ. Interment followed in Mohave Valley, AZ. Desert Lawn Funeral Home, Crematory and Memorial Gardens in Mohave Valley, AZ was in charge of the arrangements. THOMAS LANCE SMITH TALLAHASSEEThomas Lance Smith, 68, of Tallahassee, passed away Monday, September 3, 2012 in the comfort of his own home surrounded by his family. He grew up in Sneads among a large extended family. In 1963, he married his high school sweetheart, Barbara Rodgers and settled in Tallahassee. She was the love of his life for the next 50 years. He retired from the of dedicated service. While there, he made many lasting friendships. After retirement, he enjoyed pursuing hobbies and spending time with his family, which was his greatest joy in life. The code of honor that he lived by was an example to all and his heart of gold will be greatly missed. He was preceded in death by his sister, Connie Survivors include his wife, Barbara Smith; two daughters, Kim Smith and Amy Smith Burch; one son-in-law, Destry Burch; four grandchildren, Lance and Lucas Burch, Kianna and Karli W oolington; one sister, Helen Gaskin and a cherished extended family and many friends. Family will receive friends Friday, September 7 from 11 a.m. to noon at Bradfordville First Baptist Church. Services will be held Friday, September 7 following visitation at the church. Interment will follow in Meadowwood Cemetery. Bevis Funeral Home in Tallahassee is in charge of the arrangements. TALLAHASSEE Big Bend Hospice will host its eighth Annual Professional Bereavement Conference at the Center for Economic Development, Tallahassee Community College Friday, September 28. Early registration is $69 (discounts for students and multiple staff from the same agency.) The theme for this years event is Tapestries: Stories Woven of Love, Loss and Hope and will feature 12 workshops on various facets of grief. Registration includes breakfast, lunch, networking opportunities and resource materials. A ttendees can receive up to 6.5 CEU s All proceeds will go towards Big Bend Hospices free community-based bereavement outreach. This years keynote speaker is Julie Patton, a licensed clinical social worker who received her MSW from Bryn Mawr College in Pennsylvania. She recently retired after 20 years in hospice care. Patton speaks frequently in the community and at state and national conferences on topics related to the delivery and evaluation of end-of-life care. She has written an article on developmental issues at the end of life that was published in the American Journal of Hospice and Palliative Medicine in September, 2006. She edited a handbook that won A wards of Excellence from both Florida Hospices and the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization in 2003/2004, as well as an Alzheimers curriculum that also won A wards of Excellence from both organizations in 2004/2005. She has presented many times at Florida Hospices Symposia, Alabama Hospices Conferences, National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization Conferences and at confer ences for American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Physicians and the Florida Society of Oncology Social W orkers. Big Bend Hospice is proud to welcome her as the keynote speaker at this years conference and that attend. Professionals and peer counselors encounter those who are bereaved in a wide variety of settings including mental health, healthcare, law enforcement, pastoral care and education, says Pam Mezzina, Bereavement Confer ence Coordinator and Manager of Big Bend Hospices Bereavement Services. This conference will highlight creative assessment and interventions to help meet the unique needs of those who are grieving. In addition to the keynote address, other topics include therapeutic writing, music therapy, grief and youth, creative commemoration, pet loss, grief in the African American community and much more. If you would like additional information about the conference or Big Bend Hospices bereavement services, please contact Pam Mezzina at (850) 878-5310, x799 or pam@bigbendhospice.org. Registration information is also available at www.bigbendhospice.org.Big Bend Hospice has been serving this community since 1983 with compassionate end of life care along with grief and loss counselors available to provide information and support to anyone in Leon, Jefferson, Taylor, Madison, Gadsden, Liberty, Franklin or Wakulla county. If you would like additional information about services, please call (850) 878-5310 or visit www.bigbendhospice.org.Big Bend Hospice hosts eighth annual bereavement conference September 28


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SEPTEMBER 5, 2012 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL Page 19 Okay, so there are about a thousand places online and hundreds more in print that offer sound, practical advice about what to do to get ready for a hurricane. These are well-researched, thorough guidelines that are designed to keep you and your loved ones safe. This is not one of those. Instead, this is a more realistic hurricane prep story thats based on my very recent experience in the days and hours ahead of our most recent storm, Isaac. Youll notice that my actual preparation varies in credible sources. And I have to say that none of what follows is advice. Its more of a timeline/recap of the meticulous planning that helped my family and me survive Isaacs wrath here in Pensacola. FIVE DAYS OUT Complete ignorance and bliss. FOUR DAYS OUT Become vaguely aware of Jim Cantore on television being rained on somewhere. THREE DAYS OUT Newspaper runs giant forecast map. Glance and see that were in the cone of uncertainty. TWO DAYS OUT Realize most models show hurricane aiming directly at my front door. Announce to family that we need to get prepared. Wind up refereeing argument about whose turn it is to do laundry. 36 HOURS OUT Begin making preparation list. Remember theres already one on my computer. Turn on laptop and immediately get distracted by YouTube 30 HOURS OUT Fall asleep watching Duck Dynasty. 24 HOURS OUT Remember hurricane. Decide to test generator 23 HOURS OUT Locate generator under piles of junk in the garage. 22 HOURS OUT Entirely rearrange garage to free generator. Unsuccessful attempt to start. 21.5 HOURS OUT Put gas in generator. Unsuccessful attempt to start. 21 HOURS OUT Fight crowds at Lowes to get new spark plug and starter 19 HOURS OUT Get home, replace spark plug and administer liberal dose of 18.5 HOURS OUT Curse the names of Briggs and Stratton. Put band-aid on blistered hand. 18 HOURS OUT Remember on/off switch and turn to on position. 17.99 HOURS OUT Generator starts. 16 HOURS OUT Sleep. 12 HOURS OUT Wake up and remember I need gasoline, propane, few other items. 11 HOURS OUT Make shopping list. Head out for supplies. 9 HOURS OUT Find store with gasoline. 8 HOURS OUT Have gasoline. Still need other items. 7.5 HOURS OUT In Publix and realize I forgot list. Go from memory. 6.5 HOURS OUT Check out with $100 in groceries, but forget flashlight batteries, bottled water and a few other items. 6 HOURS OUT Fighting crowd at Lowes. Cant remember which batteries are needed. Buy cheap flashlights and batteries. Remember other items I needed from Publix. 5 HOURS OUT Check out with $100 of assorted items from Lowes. 4 HOURS OUT Unload stuff from store. Notice Jim Cantore is in New Orleans. 3.5 HOURS OUT Watch news and realize hurricane has turned west. 2.5 HOURS OUT Heavy rains and strong winds. Realize I forgot coffee. Head back to store. 2 HOURS OUT Spend another $50 on miscellaneous items at Publix. Head home feeling fully prepared. 1.5 HOURS OUT Unload car in downpour. 1 HOUR OUT Rain stops completely. .5 HOURS OUT Watch news. Realize hurricane warning for Pensacola was lifted hours ago. LANDF ALL Two bands of rain. Gusty breeze. DAY 2 Realize I now own about 20 water with the other four cases I bought last year. D AY 3 Make a mental note to remember all this the next time a hurricane comes. DAY 4 Forget about hurricane. Back to ignorance and bliss.Hurricane preparations in the real world JIM McCLELLANs Calhoun County native Jim McClellan grew Cataracts? Lee Mullis M.D. Smart Lenses SMSM Close-up, Far away & In-between CALL TODAY for a Smart Lens Evaluation Mullis Eye Institute 1600 Jenks Ave., Panama City(850)763-6666 Buy, sell & trade with an ad in The Journal


Page 20 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL SEPTEMBER 5, 2012 Microwave, still in box, 600 watt, only used a few times, $20. Call 580-3335. 8-29, 9-5Refrigerator works good, white, Magic Shelf ice maker, 13 cubic foot, $100. Call 209-2698. 8-29, 9-5Washer and dryer, practically brand new, $300 for set. Call 3635665. 8-29, 9-5 ELECTRONICS with 50mm lens and camera bag, like new condition, $50. Call 443-2422 in Bristol. 9-5, 9-12Wii console with games. Call 674-8139. 9-5, 9-12er, 272-6051. 8-29, 9-5 FURNITURE with pillow top mattress, dresser and mirror, two side tables, cherry wood, elegant and beautiful, $2,500. Call 819-6909. 9-5, 9-12, love seat, sofa, two end tables, matching glass top table with four chairs, $1,500. Call 819-6909. 9-5, 9-12Love seat, make offer. Call 6743264. 9-5, 9-12 and box springs, like new, $275. Call 674-4770.9-5, 9-12, two end tables and sofa table. All in light wood, $175 OBO. Call 643-2859. 8-29, 9-5 in great shape, $50. Baby buggy, $35. Call 674-3264. 8-29, 9-5 with 4 chairs, $20. Call 580-3335. 8-29, 9-5Recliner blue/green velour, excellent condition, $50. Two swivel occasional chairs, tan/green slip covers, $45 pair. Antique china hutch, painted tan/cream trim, $100. Antique buffet/sideboard, painted brown, $100. Loveseat, $50. White bookshelf/tall hutch THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNALCLASSIFIEDSTo place your ad, call 643-3333 by noon Eastern Time on Monday UFN. Non-business ads run FREE for 2 weeks. ITEMS FOR SALE, 22 quart, still in box, $50. Call 933-4968. 9-5, 9-12 $40 for all. Mobile home 36x80 storm door, $30. 220 Amp breaker box, never used, $130. Call 762-3924.8-29, 9-5Infant girls car seat, $40. Call 643-2859. 8-29, 9-5, complete and ready to be quilted, $10 each. Call 643-5957. 8-29, 9-5Movies: 62 total, 55 on VCR tapes and 17 on DVDs, $55 for all. Call 674-8385. 8-29, 9-5Boys shirts, $1 each. Call 6743264. 8-29, 9-5Saanen of antenna tower, couple of sticks, 3 for $100 or $50 each. Call 762-4231. 8-29, 9-5 base and three tom toms, heads on both ends, $100 OBO. Call 762-4231.8-29, 9-5 Sheets, comforters, mattress pads, cotton blankets, mattress covers and more. Everyone is invited to shop at the Calhoun-Liberty Ministry Center store on Hwy. 20 E. in Blountstown. Phone 6741818. UFNMens, ladies and childrens clothes. Many items for the home. New items arriving daily. Everyone is invited to shop at the CalhounLiberty Ministry Center store on Hwy. 20 E. in Blountstown. Phone 674-1818. UFN APPLIANCES with four drying options, Whirlpool 6-cycle super capacity washer, $85 for both. Call 591-1783. 9-5, 9-12Electric stove and dishwasher, make offer. Call 674-3264. 9-5, 9-12Electric stove, needs one burner, $50. Call 762-3924. 8-29, 9-5, black, $150 OBO. Call 643-2859. 8-29, 9-5 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 BD, 1 1/2 BA TownhousesBRISTOL Mobile Homes643-7740 FOR RENT BLOUNTSTOWN REAL EST A TEWANTED: Will buy 10 to 1,000 acres, reasonably priced. Immediate closing. Call (850) 544-5441 or (850) 570-0222 with two open shelving at top and three drawers bottom. All in excellent condition and from a pet free/ smoke free home. Please email if you would like to receive photos mail.com or call (850) 338-4098.8-29, 9-5 Call 643-8309. 8-29, 9-5 and appliances needed at Calhoun Liberty Ministry Center. Call 674-1818. UFN TRUCKS for sale or trade. Call 674-3264. 9-5, 9-12 pickup, 4 wheel drive, $1,000 OBO. Call 643-1996. 9-5, 9-12, half ton, runs good, no tailgate, standard shift, $600 OBO. Call 209-2698.8-29, 9-5, 4-door, air conditioning front and rear, new 350 running gear and transmission. For sale or trade for a smaller vehicle. Call 274-1002. 8-29, 9-5 CARS Limited, white, 4-door, V6 engine, all power, CD/cassette, leather, body no rust or dents, good tires, serviced regularly, 298K Hwy. mileage, runs great, clean title, $3,500 OBO. Call 443-2422 in Bristol. 9-5, 9-121990 T oyota Corolla, new head gasket, new radiator, new fuel pump, new wires and hoses, one owner, $1,000. Call 643-3066.9-5, 9-12, new paint, new rebuilt engine, $4,500. Call 237-1315. 8-29, 9-5 station wagon, green, $1,400. Call 674-3264.8-29, 9-5 GLE, white, has some electrical problems, $1,200 as is. Call 643-2876.8-29, 9-5 sale in Altha3 BD, 2 BA, 1,200 sq ft with carport, 1/2 acre lot, Hardi siding, metal roof, vaulted great room, oak cabinets with granite tops.$115,900Call 762-8185 or 447-20257-18 T 8-8 Two story, 2 BD old block house. Completely furnished. Rail fenced yard.$35,000(850) 447-1533House FOR Sale IN Blountstown Call 643-8237 or 674-2000 Doublewide mobile home. Private location, new carpet.For Rent in BRIST OL For Rent IN Hosford2 BD, 1 BA House.8-15 T 9-5Call for more information (850) 627-8287 Buy, sell and trade in the JOURNAL Call 643-3333 or email thejournal@


SEPTEMBER 5, 2012 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL Page 21 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNALCLASSIFIEDSTo place your ad, call 643-3333 by noon Eastern Time on Monday UFN. Non-business ads run FREE for 2 weeks. T wo Goodyear Wrangler tires, 5-275-GOR20 about half tread, both for $50. Call 762-8491.8-29, 9-5 HOMES & LAND1978 T railer, 2 BD, 1 BA, $2,500. Must be moved. Call 447-1180 or 447-3725. 8-29, 9-51994 Mobile home, 24x52, 3 BD, 2 BA with new carpet, laminated unit, $12,000. Call 643-2859. 8-29, 9-5 HUNTING/FISHING14 ft. Kennedy Craft boat with side console new battery, 25 hp with new tires, clear title, $2,200. Call 447-3661. 8-29, 9-5, T-hull with $2,000 OBO. Call 643-8263 after 6 p.m. weekdays. UFN WATER WELL SUPPLIESDo you need parts for That Darn Pump? We have capacitors, relays, control boxes, pressure switches, check valves, foot valves, air volume control valves, wire, pumps, tanks and much more. Available 7 days a week until 9 p.m. Repair questions are welcomed. Call us at That Darn Pump at 643-4357. BPA/UFN STARSCOPEFAMOUS BIRTHDAYSARIES Mar 21/Apr 20 You are on a roll, Aries, and now it is just a matter of mainmore days. Dont let anyone slow you down this week. T AURUS Apr 21/May 21 Taurus, there are many oppor tunities within your reach, but you are not sure which way to GEMINI May 22/Jun 21 Others can see you havent been yourself lately, Gemini. You wont be disappointed. CANCER Jun 22/Jul 22 Cancer. You have a full plate of LEO Jul 23/Aug 23 Leo, dont let anyone discour project. As you have proven time will help you achieve it. VIRGO Aug 24/Sept 22 know where your path will lead this week, you are deeply aware that an adventure is in store. Take some time to prepare your mind and body. LIBRA Sept 23/Oct 23 Libra, no one will know who you truly are unless you share a few secrets. You dont have personal information. SCORPIO Oct 24/Nov 22 know when to pick your battles. comes up this week, let it pass. SAGITT ARIUS Nov 23/Dec 21 push it aside because that is ancient history. It is better to that are in store for you. CAPRICORN Dec 22/Jan 20 Capricorn, when you love some aside and let this person make his or her own choices. But this is what you have to do for les sons to be learned. AQUARIUS Jan 21/Feb 18 your stomach at work this smoothly and your project is completed on time. PISCES Feb 19/Mar 20 weaknesses can help you to week, even if it scares you.Week of Sept. 2 ~ Sept. 8 Mother cat and kittens, free to a Call 491-7380. 8-29, 9-5Jack Russell 8-29, 9-5Black Arabian Morgan male up-to-date, no bad habits. Call 491-7380. 8-29, 9-5Kittens who are pre-teen kittens and we full of mischief plus we have lovable personalities. Weve had our kitten check-ups. For more information call our Foster Mom Ruth 8-29, 9-5 LOST/FOUNDLOST : Shih tzu/Yorkie mix dog, Ocheesee. Black with white tumFace. Reward for her return. Call 674-5269 or 447-0381. 9-5, 9-12FOUND: Young reddish brown dog 3-4 months old, male, found on Maydean Drive in Bristol. Call 899-0487. 9-5, 9-12FOUND: T wo hound dogs, male and female about 1 year old, look9501, if no answer leave mes9-5, 9-12FOUND: Red with white T errier mix dog About 1 year old, female, 8004. 9-5, 9-12LOST : White male dog, about 2 months old, lost at Lake Mystic, white with black spots. Call 6438383 ask for Delilah. 8-29, 9-5 TOOLS & HEAVY EQUIPMENT Avery farm tractor,762-4231. 8-29, 9-5 WANTEDHickory wood, 2027. 9-5, 9-12 YARD SALEBLOUNTST OWNKitchen items, table with three stands and much more. Call 6743033 or 272-8677. PETS/SUPPLIESPoodle/Chihuahua female. Call 674-3033 or 2728677. 9-5, 9-12Jack Russell T errier Call 693-0872. 9-5, 9-12Shih tzu mixed dog $45. Wolf/ 9-5, 9-12Goats 4231 for more information. 9-5, 9-12Bulldog puppies, 6-7 weeks old, Call 566-9292 ask for Robin.9-5, 9-12Roosters and chickens, need to thin out. Call 762-1984. 9-5, 9-12T eacup Chihuahua, male, 4-5 months old, $100 OBO. Call 6432429. 9-5, 9-12Dog kennel, less than a month old, 10x10. Call 674-8139. 9-5, 9-12T wo male puppies, mother TeaChihuahua, $100 each. Call 6431401. 9-5, 9-12T wo horses havent been ridden in over a year, healthy and 674-2716. 9-5, 9-12Five Chiweenie pups, female, born July 1. Three chocolate at $100 each. Two Dapple brindle, mother is Chiweenie, father is mini tri-color Chocolate Dachshund. Will be about 12 pounds when adult. Photos can be requested by email. Call 643-3809 or 6438219. 8-29, 9-5 Small Town T omA CARTOON BY MIKE BARNHOUSE VEHICLE ACCESSORIES


Even though you can hardly tell, summer is almost over. Kids have returned to school, football is back on TV, and hunting seasons already been going on for a month now in South Florida. Most scouting, and weve hung our tree stands along well-traveled deer trails next to a mature oak tree thatll soon begin Finally, the time of year weve been waiting for is here! of State Road 70. Archery and crossbow seasons there started July 28. The fourth hunting zone, which was U.S. 441 and the Kissimmee Waterway, Mexico. Archery and crossbow seasons The line that divides zones C and runs south on U.S. 27 until it meets S.R. 61 in Tallahassee. From there, it follows S.R. 61, running south until it hits U.S. Mexico. If you hunt west of that line, D, where archery and crossbow seasons begin To hunt during archery season, youll need a Florida hunting license and an son, youll need a hunting license and resident, an annual hunting license will cost $17. Nonresidents have the choice one of Floridas many WMAs must brochure for the area you wish to hunt, because hunting season dates on many of the areas are often different from what MyFWC.com/ During ar chery season of crossbow season that is concurrent with archery, you can take deer of either sex, regardless of antler size (exthe crossbow season, only legal bucks (having at least one antler that is at least deer on WMAs can differ, so check the lands year-round with no bag or size bag or size limits, and hogs are legal to sure to check the brochure certain. Its also legal to shoot gobblers and bearded tur keys during archery and crossbow seasons, given nonresidents). You can take only one fall-season limit. Its against the law to fall, and its illegal to shoot them while theyre on the roost, over bait, when youre within 100 yards of a gamewith the aid of recorded turkey calls. If youre hunting during the archery season, you may hunt only with a bow During crossbow season, you may use either a crossbow or bow, but you WMAs, only hunters with a disabled crossbows during archery season. All bows must have a minimum draw For hunting deer, hogs and turkeys, broadheads must have at least two of 7/8 inch. Page 22 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL SEPTEMBER 5, 2012 LEGAL NOTICESPUBLIC AUCTION Bristol 66 Towing and Recovery will hold a Public Auction on Sept. 25 at 5:30 p.m. (ET). Vin# JHMBB2152SC001319 Auction will be held at Bristol 66 Storage on Hoecake Road off Highway 20 East, one half mile on left, you will see our sign. Bristol 66 Towing reserves the right to reject any and all bids. The Calhoun-Liberty Journal September 5, 2012. If you need any more information on the above vehicle, please call .NOTICE OF APPLICA TION FOR T AX DEED NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, That LABAN OR LINDA BONTRAGER the holder of the folnumber and year of issuance, the description of the property, and the names in which it was assessed are as follows: CERTIFICATE NO.: 59 YEAR OF ISSUANCE: 2010 Description of Property: Commence at a concrete monument marking the Northwest Corner of Section 33, Township 1 North, Range 7 West, Liberty County, Florida and thence proceed South 89 degrees 18 minutes 06 seconds East along the North boundary of said Section 33, a distance of 2204.71 feet to the POINT OF BEGINNING. From said POINT OF BEGINNING, thence continue South 89 degrees 18 minutes 06 seconds East along said North bound ary 183.50 feet to the Westerly right-of-way boundary of an 80.00 foot wide roadway; thence run South 06 degrees 12 minutes 59 seconds East along said Westerly right-ofway boundary 55.12 feet to a point of curve to the left; thence run Southeasterly along said Westerly right-ofway boundary and said curve having a radius of 1185.92 feet through a central angle of 06 degrees 38 minutes 46 seconds for an arc distance of 137.56 feet (chord being South 09 degrees 32 minutes 23 seconds East 137.49 feet) to the North right-of-way boundary of a 60.00 foot wide roadway; thence run North 89 degrees 23 minutes 10 seconds West along said North right-of-way boundary 212.76 feet; thence run North 00 degrees 09 minutes 11 seconds East 190.34 feet to the POINT OF BEGINNING. Containing 0.86 of an acre, more or less. Name in which assessed: JOY J. WHITED Said property being in the County of Liberty, State of Florida. be redeemed according to law the property described in the highest bidder at the front door of the Liberty County Courthouse, 10818 NW SR 20, Bristol, Florida on the 3rd day of October 2012 at 11:00 A.M. E.S.T. Dated this 23rd day of August 2012 ROBERT HILL, CLERK OF COURT Kathleen E. Brown, Deputy Clerk 8-29 T 9-19 _______________________________NOTICE OF APPLICA TION FOR T AX DEED NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that LABAN OR LINDA BONTRAGER the holder of the folnumber and year of issuance, the description of the property, and the names in which it was assessed are as follows: CERTIFICATE NO.: 105 YEAR OF ISSUANCE: 2009 Description of Property: Lot 14: Commence at a rod and cap marking the Southwest corner of Block of the Town of Sumatra lying in Section 30, Township 5 South, Range 7 West, Liberty County, Florida, said point also lying on the Northerly right of way of State Road Number 22 (right of way varies); thence run South 05 degrees 08 minutes 10 seconds East 80.00 feet to Paramedic Position or EMT -B PositionRequirements: Driver License Paramedic (Paramedics) Heart ACLS (Paramedics) Applications may be picked up at the Ambulance call Melissa Brown or Patricia Shuler at (850) 6435866 or 379-8000.The board reserves the right to accept or reject each and all applications which they deem to be in the best interest of the county. Liberty County School BoardJOB ANNOUNCEMENTThe Liberty County School District currently has the following position open for the 20122013 school year. To view and apply for these positions, go to www.lcsbonline.org. Applications will be received from: August 28, 2012 September 6, 2012Director of Administration Temporary Position JOB MK T MAC TECH NEEDEDPart time to help maintain, computer network in Bristol. Reply with info on background teresae@fairpoint.net.a point lying on the Southerly right of way of said State Road Number 22; thence run along said right of way as follows: North 84 degrees 51 minutes 50 seconds East 1900.00 feet; thence South 05 degrees 08 minutes 10 seconds East 92.00 feet; thence North 84 degrees 51 minutes 50 seconds East 978.49 feet; thence South 00 degrees 54 minutes 18 seconds West 3.88 feet to a concrete monument; thence South 00 degrees 47 minutes 50 seconds West 268.96 feet to a point lying on the centerline of a 60 foot wide roadway and utility easement; thence run along centerline as follows: South 76 degrees 47 minutes 49 seconds West 142.63 feet; thence leaving said centerline run North 05 degrees 08 minutes 10 seconds West 30.30 feet to a point lying on the Northerly right of way of said 60 foot wide roadway and utility easement; thence run along said right of way as follows: South 76 degrees 47 minutes 49 seconds West 5.18 feet; thence South 73 degrees 06 minutes 50 seconds West 148.06 feet; thence South 70 degrees 15 minutes 40 seconds West 465.78 feet; thence South 76 degrees 59 minutes 59 seconds West 65.26 feet; thence South 76 degrees 59 minutes 59 seconds West 37.74 feet; thence South 81 degrees 00 minutes 49 seconds West 132.88 feet to a point lying on the centerline of a 60 foot wide roadway easement; thence leaving said right of way run along said centerline South 05 degrees 15 minutes 46 seconds East 679.23 feet; thence leaving said centerline run North 84 degrees 51 minutes 50 seconds East 420 feet to a rod and cap for the Point of Beginning; thence from said Point of Beginning run North 05 degrees 15 minutes 46 seconds West 210.00 feet to a rod and cap lying on the centerline of a 60 foot wide roadway easement; thence run along said centerline North 84 degrees 51 minutes 50 seconds East 210.00 feet; thence leaving said centerline run South 05 degrees 15 minutes 46 seconds East 210.00 feet to a rod and cap; thence South 84 degrees 51 minutes 50 seconds West 210.00 feet to the Point of Beginning. Subject to a roadway and utility easement lying over and across the Northerly 30 feet described thereof. Name in which assessed: LEE W. GLASSER Said property being in the County of Liberty, State of Florida. be redeemed according to law the property described in such highest bidder at the Front Door of the Liberty County Courthouse, 10818 NW SR 20, Bristol, Florida on the 3rd day of October, 2012 at 11:00 A.M., E.S.T. Dated this 23rd day of August, 2012. ROBERT HILL, CLERK OF COURT Kathleen E. Brown, Deputy Clerk 8-29 T 9-19Outta the Woods by Tony Young Pull back on a string; huntin season is here!


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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, Lic# RM1416924Carrier Equipment Masters Farm Supply LS Tractor Equipment Committed To Quality Since 1973 (850) 762-3222 faxmasters7@fairpoint.net Drainage issues on a property can cost homeowners thousands of dollars in potential damage. They can also cause safety issues down the line, such as mold or mildew accumulation on walls, breeding grounds for insects, or even sink holes. It's important to ensure proper drainage occurs around a home. Storm water runoff is a big culprit when it comes to drainage issues. Over time storm water can erode soft surfaces and redirect water to places where it doesn't belong. Also, improperly graded concrete work or misplaced landscaping items can create water pooling in undesirable areas. Other items used in a landscape can create trouble. Mulch or wood chip decorative accents can wash away during storms and clog drains or create water ruts. Repairing drainage issues can be an easy or more labor-intensive job depending on the severity of water accumulation. Here are some remedies to try. Sweep driveways and walkways rather than using a hose to clean debris. This not only saves water, but also it prevents excess debris from funneling into storm drains or your own property drainage system. Install gutter covers and removable downspouts. This way you can routinely clean out debris that has collected, such as branches and leaves. Clogged gutters can trating the interior. Always ask for referrals when consider ing outdoor contractors. Make sure proper zoning permits and inspections are followed so that grading of work is in accordance with city or town ordinances. Use caution when planting trees and shrubs. They could block the runoff of rainwater, or roots can compromise underground drainage pipes. Consider installation of foundation drains to divert storm water away from your building's foundation, if water seepage is a big problem. Foundation drainpipes are perforated and usually surrounded by gravel. The pipes disperse the water (instead of discharging in a concentrated area) and water. Trench drains or yard inlets can catch excess water if it pools or runs off in a par ticular area. The drain will connect into a public system and carry water off. Regularly maintain your septic system if you have one. Routine pumping of the tank, ensuring only septic-safe items are can help prevent a wet landscape from an Sump pumps can be used indoors to pump out extra water caused by a high water table. They click on when water reaches a certain level. Being aware of drainage issues can prevent problems down the line. If you think you have a drainage issue, you may want to consult your city's public work department to view drainage plans in your area. 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