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Man found in back yard charged with voyeurism -----Altha man arrested on 2 counts sexual battery, 10 counts of molestation by Teresa Eubanks, Journal Editor A Bristol man died after falling approximately 50 feet from the platform of a bucket truck while trimming a tree Friday afternoon. Killed was 53-year-old Willie James Spears. Several people were watching as Spears worked on some high limbs in a tree next to a mobile home on Clay Street around 3 p.m. The arm of the bucket truck was extended to its full distance. "The limb he was sawing fell the wrong way, hit the bucket and broke the bucket," according to Liberty County Sheriff Buddy Money. Spears fell from the overturned bucket and landed on the right rear of the truck before he fell to the ground. Capt. Wes Harsey performed CPR at the scene until an ambulance crew arrived and rushed him to the emergency room at Calhoun-Liberty Hospital. Spears was pronounced dead at 3:58 p.m. (ET). His body was later taken to the Bay County Medical Examiner for autopsy. Just minutes before the accident, Spears had been on the phone with his wife, who works at the Liberty County Jail. After they ended their call, she went to attend to an inmate. Moments later, she heard the call on the police scanner about a man who had fallen from a bucket truck. Then her cell phone rang and she got the tragic news. A family friend remembers Spears as someone who couldn't say no when asked to help. The day of the fatal accident he had originally planned to assist a friend in Quincy put siding on his home. Instead, he stayed in Bristol to help a relative take down a tree. "He was just a jack of all trades," according to family friend Veldina Dawson. He worked with the Dept. of Transportation for over 30 years but also stayed busy doing odd jobs and carpentry work, she said. Spears and Dawson's husband, James "Milt" Dawson, raised horses together. She said he loved horses and was delighted with the birth of a foal on St. Patrick's Day, which they named "Lucky Charm." She said Spears came to their home daily to feed the horses. When he wasn't working or caring for the horses, he enjoyed stopping by the Express Lane in Bristol for a cup of coffee and to visit with the staff and customers. "He was just an awesome person," said Dawson. "He was a quiet man who always had a smile." Services are scheduled for 1 p.m. Saturday at the First Baptist Church in Bristol. He is survived by his wife, Maple, and one son, Joshua Spears. Bristol man killed in fall from bucket truck J OURNAL W ednesday SEPT. 11, 2013 Vol. 33 No. 37 THE CALHOUNLIBERTY } 50 includes tax Members of the 350th Civil Affairs Command out of Pensacola wait to board a helicopter during last weeks training exercise in Calhoun County. Learn more about this event, which involves many community members of all ages, inside on page 3. Sheriff's Log............2 Arrest Reports............2 Community Calendar and Events......................5 Cartoons and Commentary .............................6 PEOPLE: Two birthdays & a wedding...............7 Pioneer Settlement events..13 Obituaries.....17 Find a bargain in the Classieds.....................19 Altha man arrested for child pornography ALTHA The Florida Department of Law Enforcement Tallahassee Regional Operations Center Cyber Crime Squad, with assistance from Douglas Bruce LHeureux, 66, of Altha, for one count of distribution of child pornography and 10 counts of possession of child pornography. Following a tip from the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children, agents served a search warrant at the residence of LHeureux, located at 25166 N. Main Street, and located numerous computer images of child pornography. LHeureux was booked into the Calhoun County Jail. The investigation will be prosecuted Circuit. LHeureux is listed on Floridas sex offender registry for a 2003 federal computer sex crime. Please visit the FDLE Computer Crime Center website to review tips for keeping your children safe online at: www.secureflorida. org/2011/family/best_practices_for_parents/. Floridas sex offender registry can be found at: www.offender.fdle.state.fl.us/offender/ homepage.do. DOUGLAS LHEUREUX is charged with 10 counts possession, one count of distributing child porn little sister, Marley, a big hug during Open House at Blountstown Elementary Monday. SEE PAGE 9 CANCER AWARENESS Health Dept. plans to drape bridge with bras PAGE 16 SHUT OUT BHS beats FAMU High 45-0; LCHS takes a 47-0 win over Holmes Co. PAGES 12 & 14 The cultural cost of the net ban PAGE 11 OUTDOORS Down South WILLIE JAMES SPEARS PAGE 2 LEFT: The bucket was positioned near the top of a large tree beside a home on Clay Street in Bristol. ABOVE: A large limb is shown wedged in the bucket,hanging upside down, that Spears was working in. JOHNNY EUBANKS PHOTOS Civil Affairs Command training held
Page 10 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL SEPTEMBER 11, 2013 OUTDOORS Outta the Woods by Tony Young Pull back on a string; huntin season is here! Even though you can hardly tell, summer is almost over. Kids have returned to school, foot ball is back on TV, and hunting season has been going on for a month now in south Florida. Most of our preseason scouting, and weve hung our tree stands along well-traveled deer trails next to a ma ture oak tree thatll soon begin dropping acorns, if were lucky. Finally, the time of year weve been waiting for is here! Hunting season still which is that part of the state south of State Road 3 on private lands. made up in part by the lies south of S.R. 50, west of U.S. 441 and the Kis simmee Waterway, north of S.R. 60 and east of the and crossbow seasons on start this year on Saturday, Oct. 19. The line that divides zones C and D has been modified slightly this year, so please make sure you know which zone youre hunting in. The line still begins at U.S. 27 at the (Gadsden County) Florida-Georgia state line 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. 319. There, the line fol lows U.S. 319, continuing south to U.S. 98; it then runs east along U.S. 98. changed. The line used to turn south on Spring Creek Highway, but now it continues east along U.S. 98 until it gets to the Wakulla River, where the river becomes the line, heading south until it meets the St. Marks River and continues downriver until it meets the Gulf. If you hunt west of D, where archery and crossbow seasons begin Saturday, Oct. 26 on C, archery and crossbow seasons open on Saturday, Sept. 14. To hunt during archery season, youll need a Florida hunting license and an archery permit. During crossbow season, youll need a hunting license and crossbow permit. If youre a Florida resident, an annual hunt ing license will cost $17. Nonresidents have the choice of paying $46.50 for a 10-day license or $151.50 for 12 months. permits cost just $5 each, and all deer hunters must have the $5 deer permit. ing one of Floridas many management area permit for $26.50. chure for the area you wish to hunt, because hunting season dates on many of the areas are often differ ent from what the zonal dates are. You can pick brochures at your local tax them at MyFWC.com/ Hunting. During archery season and that part of crossbow season that is concurrent with archery, you can take deer of either sex, regard less of antler size (except archery ends, during the remaining portion of the crossbow season, only legal bucks (having at least one antler that is at least 5 inches long) may be taken. The daily bag can differ, so check the you hunt. You can hunt wild hogs on private lands yearround with no bag or size theres also no bag or size limits, and hogs are legal to take during most hunt ing seasons except spring bag and size limits do ap ply, so be sure to check the area to be certain. Its also legal to shoot gobblers and bearded turkeys during archery and crossbow seasons, given you have a turkey permit ($10 for residents, $125 for nonresidents). You can take only one turkey per day, and theres a two-bird fall-season limit. Its against the law to hunt turkeys in Holmes County in the fall, and its illegal to shoot them while theyre on the roost, over bait, when youre within 100 yards of a gamefeeding station when bait is present or with the aid of recorded turkey calls. On private property, if youre hunting during the archery season, you may hunt only with a bow, and you must have the $5 archery permit. During crossbow season, you may use either a crossbow or bow, but you must have the $5 crossbow permit. with a disabled crossbow permit are allowed to use crossbows during archery have a minimum draw weight of 35 pounds, and hand-held releases are permitted. For hunting deer, hogs and turkeys, broadheads must have at least two sharpened edges with a minimum width of 7/8 inch. Special-events license exemption for disabled vets, military personnel The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) on Thursday, Sept. 5, implemented a new exemption for disabled veterans, active and reserve duty military personnel, immediate family members of these veterans and military personnel and as sistants during special events designed for the enjoyment or rehabilitation of participating military personnel and disabled veterans. This effort to help disabled veterans and those serving in the military came about during the 2013 legislative ses sion, when the Commission requested and the Legislature and Governor ap proved the new license exemption. The Commission was directed to craft rules to implement the law. Our disabled veterans and military have given so much to us that we wanted to give something to them, by allowing events without having to buy a license and/or permit, Chairman Richard Corbett said. Event organizers apply for the permit to exempt their qualifying participants. To qualify for the exemption, special events must be designed to provide reha bilitation or enjoyment to participating disabled veterans or active or reserve duty military personnel in any branch Guard or Florida National Guard. Imme diate family members (parents, spouses and children) of participating disabled veterans and military personnel and one designated assistant for each disabled veteran are included in each events license and permit exemptions. Exemptions will last for the duration of the events. FWC regional directors, as the executive directors designee, will issue these permits. Established seasons, bag or slot limits, size restrictions and all other laws will still apply. Limited-entry activities wont be permitted under this exemption. We worked with stakeholders; mili tary, veterans and other state agencies and related organizations in drafting the exemption, said the FWCs Northeast Regional Director, Shannon Wright. Commissioners approved staffs recommendations for implementing the rule, so now staff will advertise the possible, as allowed by Florida Statutes, without further hearing. For more information and to apply, visit MyFWC.com/License. Hunter safety Internetcompletion course in Liberty Co. Sept. 14 The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Com mission (FWC) is offering a free hunter safety Inter net-completion course in Liberty County. The course will be at the Woodmen of the World Camp, 22459 NE Woodmen of the World Road, Hos ford. Instruction is from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 14. Students must complete the Internet course before form does not have to be notarized. An adult must accompany children under the age of 16 at all times. Students should bring a pencil and paper with them to take notes. Anyone born on or after June 1, 1975, must pass an approved hunter safety course and have a hunt ing license to hunt alone (unsupervised). The FWC for all other states and Canadian provinces. People interested in attending this course can reg ister online and obtain information about future hunt er safety classes at MyFWC.com/HunterSafety or by calling Hunter Safety Coordinator George Warthen A large selection of new and used cars are now available at Chipola Ford in Marianna! Ronnie Coley personally invites you to visit him any time Monday thru Saturday from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Questions? Give him a call at (850) 482-4043. HE IS WAITING FOR YOUR CALL! Chipola Liberty Post and Barn Pole Inc. DEMPSEY BARRON ROAD, BRISTOL (OFF HWY. 12 N) Phone (850) 643-5995 TALLAHASSEE On Sept. 9, Governor Rick Scott and the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission announced four additional license-free ing days are the perfect opportunity for people to try, the world. Florida's recreational freshwater and salt impact and events like these help grow the industry even more. I'm excited that the FWC has adopted days per year. These days are a great way to introduce Florida currently offers the public four license-free year were on June 1 and Sept. 1 and freshwaters were April 6 and June 8. During its Sept. 5 meeting, the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) added and the Florida Legislature approved this increase earlier this year. will be Oct. 12 and Nov. 30 and additional freshwater license-free days will be Nov. 29 and Dec. 28. The Commission also set dates for 2014 and be yond. All eight days will now fall on the same day of the week from year to year, allowing potential anglers For 2014 and beyond, the following dates will be SALTWATER FRESHWATER To make these events accessible to as many peo ple as possible, the FWC planned these dates around holiday weekends and national events and National Fishing and Boating Week. age and public events, National Fishing and Boating try as fun and healthy outdoor activities. get, all other regulations such as seasons, size limits and bag limits still apply on these days. Visit MyFWC.com/Fishing to learn more about
SEPTEMBER 11, 2013 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL Page 11 The cultural cost of Floridas Net Ban Former Gov. Buddy MacKay often in cluded in his speeches a reference to Mat thew 16:26: He used the quote to illustrate why Florida should protect its natural and cultural trea sures or risk losing the very things that make our state unique. By that measure, Florida hasnt lost its soul yet. Not all of it, anyway. You can in places like Spring village tucked away in Wakulla County on Floridas northern Gulf Coast. Named for the the saltwater marsh, the quiet little com munity is a window to the Florida our greatgrandparents knew. Youd be hard pressed rustic, real-Florida charm. But like so many old coastal settlements, the unique character of Spring Creek is fad ing and a way of life is disappearing with it. Today you wont see any mullet boats striking their nets around the oyster bars. Only a handful of crabbers are left and the was. Theres no doubt other issues played a role in the troubles, but locals will tell you in a hurry that it was the net ban that changed their world forever. For those who dont remember, there was a 1994 Florida ballot initiative to ban gill nets, the devices most commonly used to catch mullet. That referendum ignited a culture war, pitting the white-booted com ational anglers. Of course, the outcome was never really velopment interests, environmentalists and the media teamed up to paint the commercial massively outnumbered, couldnt muster an effective defense and the initiative passed by a wide margin. That it was a constitutional amendment also meant it was an ironclad prohibition with no room for negotiation or compromise. The problem is that it didnt end up being the seafood in dustry giants who paid the price. The heavy hitters could di versify or buy from elsewhere. Instead, the real losers were the small, family-run operations that re lied on mullet for a large chunk of their mea ger incomes. Some believe the ban was inevitable and that it was the best solution. After all, sport ple displaced are now running charters. Oth ers found higher paying jobs elsewhere. And its also a boon to local governments to have higher-value properties on their tax rolls. tempting to just enjoy my pastime and force myself to believe the ban was a good thing. But when I visit Spring Creek, I cant help but wonder if what we gained was as valu able as what were losing. Leo Lovel, a local restaurant owner and lifestyle thats goin out like a full moon tide. As it does, Im afraid a part of Floridas soul is going with it. Calhoun County native Jim McClellan grew up hunt JIM McCLELLANS OUTDOORS Down South C ITY T IRE C O. "Volkswagens to semi's, we handle them all" together? TOYO TIRES "Authorized Dealer" ACCEPTING NEW PA TIENTS www.bristoldentalclinic.com DENTURE LAB ON PREMISES Same-Day Service on Repairs & Relines Bristol Dental Clinic Heating & Air Conditioning (850) 674-4777 Whaley Whaley 2163 POST OAK LANE IN MARIANNA (850) 4824442 RENTALS AND SERVICE The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Com mission (FWC) passed a rule prohibiting the impor tation of live captive deer into Florida from out-ofstate sources at its Pensacola commission meeting on Sept. 6 The rule was passed in an effort to reduce the chances of chronic wasting disease (CWD) being in troduced into the state. Eighteen other states, includ ing Georgia and Alabama, also prohibit the importa tion of live cervids (deer, elk and moose). CWD is not known to affect people but is a conta gious neurological disease affecting cervids. It is al ways fatal, and there is no known cure or vaccine. So far, the disease has been discovered in 22 states, two Canadian provinces and in South Korea. To implement the decision immediately, the FWC also issued an executive order prohibiting importation of cervids effective today, Sept. 6, 2013. The order in The Commission also directed the executive direc tor to create a working group to include the industry to develop other measures to safeguard the state from CWD. If these other measures are determined to be gives the executive director authority to then allow importation. Since the beginning of May, the FWC has received much public comment on this and answered ques tions and concerns. During this process, those who have deer farms and hunting preserves hunters and conservationists provided suggestions for additional prevention measures to consider. The Commission used this important feedback to guide its decision making. The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Com mission (FWC) approved an Oct. 1-21 supplemental recreational red snapper season in Gulf state waters for 2013 and eliminated a Feb. 1 March 31 closure affecting several species of grouper in Gulf of Mexi co state waters and a Nov. 1 March 31 recreational season closure for vermilion snapper in Atlantic state waters. The elimination changes go into effect before the scheduled closures would have occurred. The sea son eliminations will also make state regulations con sistent with federal regulations. State waters are from shore to 9 nautical miles in the Gulf and from shore to 3 nautical miles in the Atlantic. Federal waters extend out from where state waters end to about 200 nautical miles. The Oct. 1-21 supplemental recreational red snap per season in Gulf state waters is for 2013 only. An October supplemental season has also been proposed 2013 regular season to determine whether or not to open the recreational red snapper season in Gulf fed eral waters. NOAA Fisheries Service is expected to make an announcement regarding the potential fed eral season sometime in the next few weeks. Grouper species affected by elimination of the Feb. 1 March 31 Gulf closure include black, red, red Grouper species in state waters off Monroe County are managed by Atlantic state regulations and, there fore, are not affected by this change. In federal waters, the Feb. 1 March 31 closure was recently removed in waters shoreward of 20 fath oms or about 120 feet deep. The Feb. 1 March 31 closure was adopted as an effort to rebuild gag grouper populations during the spawning season. Today, gag grouper is managed separately from other Gulf groupers with its own har vest season, which is open July 1 through Dec. 3 in most state and all federal waters. OUTDOORS
Page 12 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL SEPTEMBER 11, 2013 BHS FOOTBALL BHS SCHOOL NEWS by Michael DeVuyst, contributing writer BLOUNTSTOWN -The Blount stown Tigers avoided a letdown last Friday night with a rout of the FAMU High Rattlers 45-0. The Ti fensive possessions but scored on every possession after. The scor ing onslaught began with an 11 yard run by Corin Peterson. An drew Bennett added 1 of his 6 extra points on the night and the Tigers led 7-0. Bennett added a 21 yard of the 2nd quarter. A failed punt attempt by the Rattlers set up the One play later, JaVakiel Brigham found the end zone and the 17-0 half with an 8 yard run and the 24-0 lead. A FAMU fumble recovered by Anthony Wyrick started the second half with the Tigers on the Rattler 23 yard line. Three running plays later and Brigham had his second score of the night with a 5 yard run and the 31-0 lead. The next Tiger possession was another short drive Blountstown rolls past FAMU High 45-0 starting on the Rattler 21. Four plays later Fabian Solomon scored from 3 yards out and the 38-0 lead at the end of the third quarter. The fourth quarter went fast because of a running clock but the Tigers were able to tack on one more TD with Alex Mayorgas 11 yard run Coach Greg Jordan was pleased with his teams effort. We started a little slow but were able to get things rolling midway through the to continue to work hard and get Brigham led the Tiger offense with 129 yards on the ground and 2 TDs. A. Mayorga rushed for 73 yards on only 4 carries including 1 TD. Solomon ran 8 times for 53 yards with a TD. C. Peterson gained 34 yards and scored twice. On defense the Tigers only al lowed 29 yards of offense to the Rattlers. Leading the charge was Duane Laramore with 9 tackles includ ing 3 sacks. Shon Peterson added 6 tackles with half a sack. Wyrick chipped in 5 tackles with a fumble caused and fumble recovery. Blountstown will travel to Graceville (1-1) on Friday, Sep tember 13th. Make plans now for the short drive north into Jackson county for the 7 p. m. CDT kickoff. LEFT: JaVakiel Brigham (#24) sets his sights PHOTOS BY TONY SHOEMAKE & DAKODA BERG Tanner Peacock (#4) cools off on the ABOVE: Hunter Jordan at the bottom of a The BHS cheerlead ers will be hosting a future cheerleader camp on Friday, Sept. 20 from 3 4 p.m. Registration is now open. Cost is $20 and if registered by September 13, the registration comes with a free shirt. See Mrs. Elizabeth Bennett or any cheerlead er for more information FCA future Cheerleader Camp set BHS weightlifters get national recognition In the August issue of a national magazine, Athletic Management, the BHS Weightlifting Team was featured in a blurb located on the A page entitled, Salute to CHAMPIONS 2013. The blurb read as follows: Blountstown (FL) High School Boys Weight Lift ing. A small school of 400 students, Blountstown won the 2012 Class 1A (1,400 students maximum) state championship after also taking the title in 2005. Of the 10 weight classes, the school won individual titles at 129, 137, 154 and 183 pounds. Congratulations to Coach Greg Jordan and all of the lifters who have worked so hard to deserve such recognition. Wednesday, Sept. 11 Cross Country vs. Cottondale Away at 3 p.m. FCA Huddles during both lunches Thursday, Sept. 12 Volleyball vs. Cottondale Home at 5 p.m. and 6 p.m. J.V. Football vs. Holmes Away at 6 p.m. Friday, Sept. 13 Varsity Football vs. Graceville Away at 7 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 14 FCA Volley For Christ 9 a.m. til 12 p.m. Chipley Volleyball Tournament Cross Country Bay Invitational at 8 a.m. Monday, Sept. 16 Failure Notices will be mailed Senior Trip Deposit Due Early Release Day Students will be released at 1 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 17 Volleyball vs. Altha Home at 5 p.m. and 6 p.m. Upcoming school event calendar
SEPTEMBER 11, 2013 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL Page 13 Pea Ridge Road in Bristol, Phone (850) 643-5417 Laban Bontrager, DMD, Monica Bontrager, DMD Bristol Dental Clinic Each breakfast includes a choice of assorted cereal, whole grain buttered toast and juice or choice of milk. MENUS SPONSORED BY: CALHOUN LIBERTY Sept. 11 17 The Oaks Restaurant LL THE OAK STATION SHOPPING CENTER Jumbo Shrimp Angus Beef 850-526-1114 Delicious Southern Home Cooking FULL MENU AVAILABLE HONEST AND RELIABLE! Milly & Connie Cleaning HOUSE Give us a call! Milly 545-1042 Connie 566-9138 Want to get your message across? Its easy when you place your ads and announcements in The JOURNAL BECOME A VOLUNTEER FLORIDA GUARDIAN AD LITEM FOUNDATION PHONE (850) 410-4642 Calhoun County native Daniel is a dedicated Horticulturist and was a guest speaker at a recent meeting of Keep Calhoun County Beautiful, Inc. Daniel shared his knowledge and experience with the six KCCB, Inc. Board members and three guests present. He stressed how soil, sun, shade and water supply effect the growth and beauty of plant life. He also gave suggestions and insight on the various projects that KCCB, Inc. participates in throughout Calhoun County. Daniel lives in Pensacola. He is a senior Plant Science/Environmental Horticulture major and is minoring in Agribusiness Sales and Management at the University of Florida. BES is collecting Box Tops for Education. Look for products with the Box Top coupon on it, clip out the Box Top from these packages, and send the Box Tops to school with your child. BES gets 10 cents for every Box Top collected. It really adds up very quickly! We appreciate your support and willingness to help make BES the BEST! Collect Box Tops for Education in support of BES Family Breakfast of the school year on Friday, Sept. 6. Parents and stu dents enjoyed a delicious breakfast prepared by the cafeteria staff. Thank you for coming and participat ing in this monthly event. Remember we have our Friday of the month. First family breakfast of the school year Horticulturist Daniel Leonard guest speaker at recent KCCB meeting Linda Smith, co-found er of the Panhandle Pio neer Settlement, is having a Jelly Making Class on Saturday, Sept. 28, starting at 9 a.m. at the Settlement's Clubhouse. If any is interested in taking this delightful class please call us at (850) 6742777 Monday Friday from 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., or email us at ppsmuseum@ yahoo.com. The class is $15 and to secure your spot please pay prior to the class. Call asap for there are limited number of spaces open. Jelly making class The Panhandle Pioneer Settlement is going to be having a Rag Quilt Class on Thursday, Sept. 26, starting at 5:30 p.m. The class will be held at the Settlement's Club house. The class will be $20 and anyone interested please either call (850) 674-2777 to make your reservation or email us at email@example.com. Rag quilt class in the clubhouse Sept. 26 Organizations throughout the panhandle are educate the public and children of all ages about Archaeology Day on Saturday AT THE SETTLEMENT archaeological and historical resources. The Florida Public Archaeology Net work, University of West Florida, the Panhandle Pioneer Settlement and the Panhandle Archaeological Society at Tal lahassee will host a Public Archaeology Day at the Panhandle Pioneer Settlement from 12 4 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 14. The Panhandle Pioneer Settlement is located in Sam Atkins Park in Blountstown. Archaeologists will be on-hand to pro vide general information about archaeol ogy, historic preservation, and heritage tourism, as well as identify artifacts from the publics personal collections. They will also bring authentic artifacts to share. Ad ditionally, there will be craftsmen, vendors, and hands-on activities and old time games for children. Have your personal artifact This event is free and open to the public. For more information, contact FPAN Outreach Coordinator, Barbara Hines, RPA, at firstname.lastname@example.org, or the Panhandle Pioneer Settlement at info@ panhandlepioneer.org. Blountstown Elementary Located at 20634 E. Central in Blountstown (850) 674-8801 "Fine Jewelry & Gifts" The Diamond Corner Jeans SELECT STOCK UP & SAVE BY SHOPPING AT HOME! Half OFF
B ulldog eat Page 14 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL SEPTEMBER 11, 2013 Dawgs shut out Devils 47-0 by Richard Williams, Journal sports writer TOP: Ben Beckwith (#10) looks to recover a fumble. ABOVE CENTER: Jarrod Beckwith (#4) heads up the punt. ABOVE: J.J. House (#11) avoids two Blue Devil tackles. ABOVE RIGHT: Touchdown for Hunter Jacobs (#7) LCHS FOOTBALL We would like to recognize the following individuals of Completion through the Liberty County Adult Edu cation Center. Jonathon Casey Smith There were 71 students enrolled in the Liberty County 16. The students attained the following achievements: School tional Functioning Level Improvements. tion through the Adult School. Adult School instruction. The Liberty County Adult Education offers a variety of services to the public. An individual may receive Family Literacy, Adult High School Credit, FCAT instruction, ESOL tutoring and Course Credit for Dual Enrolled Adult/High School students. Career awareness and assistance in completing college and job applica tions are also provided. The Adult School is located at the Liberty County Education and Administrative One Stop Career Center, will provide special services to students who qualify. These services may include paying the tuition and the GED test fee. The GED test is administered each month in Liberty Individuals wishing to take the test must register prior to the test day. If you have any questions concerning Next GED test scheduled at Liberty Adult School Sept. 17-18; students recognized for completion Bulldog Growl Outs Week one of our LCHS Growl Out was on Friday, Sept. 6th: referral free. Sophomores won the attendance, seniors won the games and the overall winners were the Freshmen. at home against Wewahitchka High School at 16 at home against Wewa and Tuesday, Sept. 17 *School Day pictures for grades 9-11 will be LCHS CALENDAR DANIEL WILLIAMS PHOTOS
SEPTEMBER 11, 2013 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL Page 15 PUBLIC AND LEGAL NOTICES IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE SECOND JUDI CIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR LIBERTY COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL DIVISION Case #: 2009-CA-000102 BAC Home Loans Servicing, LP Plaintiff, vs. Harry James Lewis a/k/a Harry Lewis and Rebecca Ann Lewis a/k/a Rebecca Lewis f/k/a Rebecca Cook; Unknown Parties in Posses sion #1; Unknown Parties in Possession #2; If living, and all Unknown Parties claim ing by, through, under and against the above named Defendant(s) who are not known to be dead or alive, whether said Unknown Par ties may claim an interest as Spouse, Heirs, Devisees, Grantees, or Other Claim ants Defendant(s). ______________________/ NOTICE OF SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to an Order dated August 8, 2013, entered in Civil Case No. 2009-CA-000102 of the Circuit Court of the 2nd Ju dicial Circuit in and for Liberty County, Florida, wherein BAC Home Loans Servicing, LP, Plaintiff and Harry James Lew is a/k/a Harry Lewis and Re becca Ann Lewis a/k/a Rebec ca Lewis f/k/a Rebecca Cook are defendant(s), I, Clerk of Court, Kathy Brown, will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash AT THE FRONT DOOR OF THE LIBERTY COUNTY COURTHOUSE, HYW 20, BRISTOL, FLORIDA, AT 11:00 A.M. ON September 24, 2013, the following described prop erty as set forth in said Final Judgment, to-wit: BEGIN AT A POINT WHERE THE NORTH LINE OF HIGH WAY NO. 270 INTERSECTS THE EAST BOUNDARY OF NE 1/4 OF NW 1/4, OF SECTION 12, TOWNSHIP 2 NORTH, RANGE 7 WEST AND RUN NORTH ALONG THE EAST BOUNDARY OF THE NE 1/4 OF SW 1/4, A DISTANCE OF 420 FEET, FOR THE POINT OF BEGIN NING, THENCE CONTINUE TO RUN NORTH A DISTANCE OF 420 FEET, THENCE RUN WEST 210 FEET, THENCE SOUTH 420 FEET, MORE OR LESS TO A POINT WEST OF THE POINT OF BEGINNING, THENCE RUN EAST A DIS TANCE OF 210 FEET, MORE OR LESS TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING. CONTAIN ING 2.00 ACRES, MORE OR LESS. TOGETHER WITH A 15 FOOT INGREES, EGRESS AND UTILITY EASEMENT ALONG THE WEST BOUND ARY LINE OF THE FOLLOW ING DESCRIBED LANDS: BEGIN AT A POINT WHERE THE NORTH LINE OF HIGH WAY NO. 270 INTERSECTS THE EAST BOUNDARY OF NE 1/4 OF NW 1/4, OF SECTION 12, TOWNSHIP 2 NORTH, RANGE 7 WEST AND RUN NORTH ALONG THE EAST BOUNDARY OF THE NE 1/4 OF SW 1/4, A DISTANCE OF 420 FEET, FOR THE POINT OF BEGIN NING, THENCE CONTINUE TO RUN NORTH A DISTANCE OF 420 FEET, THENCE RUN WEST 210 FEET, THENCE SOUTH 420 FEET, MORE OR LESS TO A POINT WEST OF THE POINT OF BEGINNING, THENCE RUN EAST A DIS TANCE OF 210 FEET, MORE OR LESS TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING. TOGETHER WITH THAT CERTAIN YEAR: 2007, MAKE: CAVALIER, VIN# CV07AL0270148A AND VIN# CV07AL0270148B, MANU FACTURED HOME, WHICH IS PERMANENTLY AFFIXED TO THE ABOVE DESCRIBED LANDS. AS SUCH IT IS DEEMED TO BE A FIXTURE AND A PART OF THE REAL ESTATE. ANY PERSON CLAIMING AN INTEREST IN THE SURPLUS FROM THE SALE, IF ANY, OTHER THAN THE PROP ERTY OWNER AS OF THE DATE OF THE LIS PENDENS MUST FILE A CLAIM WITHIN 60 DAYS AFTER THE SALE. If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceed ing, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact the ADA Coordina tor; 301 South Monroe Street, Tallahassee, Florida 32301; (850) 577-4430 at least 7 days before your scheduled court appearance, or imme diately upon receiving this the scheduled appearance is less than 7 days. If you are hearing or voice impaired, call 711. Kathleen E. Brown Clerk of The Circuit Court by: Vanell Summers Deputy Clerk Attorney for Plaintiff: Shapiro, Fishman & Gache, LLP 2424 North Federal Highway Suite 360 Boca Raton, Florida 33431 (561) 998-6700 (561) 998-6707 9-4, 9-11 ----------------------------------IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF LIBERTY COUNTY, FLORIDA Case No.: 13000038CA Calhoun Liberty Employees Credit Union, Plaintiff, vs. Helen M. Kimbrel Singletary a/k/a Helen Marie Singletary, Defendant. ______________________/ NOTICE OF FORECLO SURE SALE PURSUANT TO CHAPTER 45, FLORIDA STATUTES NOTICE IS GIVEN that pursu ant to a Summary Final Judg ment of Foreclosure dated Au gust 22, 2013, in Case Number 13000038CA, of the Circuit Court in and for Liberty County, Florida, in which Calhoun Lib erty Employees Credit Union is the Plaintiff, and Helen M. Kimbrel Singletary a/k/a Helen Marie Singletary is the Defen dant, the Clerk of Court will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at the Liberty County Courthouse, 10818 NW, SR 20, Bristol, Florida 32321 at 11:00 a.m. on October 1, 2013, the following-described prop erty set forth in the Final Judg ment of Foreclosure: EXHIBIT A COMMENCE at the North west Corner of Lot No. 1, of Block No. 5, in the Solomons Addition to the Town of Bris tol, as recorded in the Public Records of Liberty County, Florida, and run North 151 feet, along the East bound ary of Highway No. 12, to the POINT OF BEGINNING, thence run East 185 feet, thence North 101 feet, or to Harry Singletarys land line, thence run West 185 feet, or to the East boundary of Highway No. 12, thence South 101 feet, to the POINT OF BEGINNING. Lying and being in Section 31, Town ship 1 North, Range 7 West, Liberty County, Florida. ALSO: COMMENCE at the North west Corner of Lot 1, Block 5, Solomons Addition, to Bristol, thence North 151 feet, to the POINT OF BE GINNING, thence East 185 feet, thence South 101 feet, thence West 185 feet, thence North 101 feet, to the POINT OF BEGINNING. Lying and being in Section 31, Town ship 1 North, Range 7 West, Liberty County, Florida. Notice is also given pursuant to 45.031(2)(f), Florida Stat utes, that any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date claim within 60 days after the sale. DATED: August 23, 2013. Kathleen E. Brown Clerk of the Circuit Court By: Vanell Summers Deputy Clerk I HEREBY CERTIFY that a true and correct copy of the forego ing Notice of Sale was fur nished by U.S. Mail on August 23, 2013, to: Chad D. Heckman Heckman Law Group, P.L. 326 Williams St. Tallahassee, FL 32303-6230 E-mail: eservice@heckman lawgroup.com HLG File No.: 12C04010 Attorney for Plaintiff Helen M. Kimbrel Singletary a/k/a/ Helen Marie Singletary 19368 NW State Road 12 Bristol, FL 32321-2918 Defendant 9-11, 9-18 ----------------------------------STATEMENT OF NON-DISCRIMINATION Talquin Electric Cooperative, Inc., is the recipient of fed the Rural Utilities Service, an agency of the U.S. Department of Agriculture, and is subject to the provisions of Title VI of the Civil Rights Acts of 1964, as amended, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended, the Age Discrimina tion Act of 1975, as amended, and the rules and regulations of the U.S. Department of Ag riculture which provide that no person in the United States on the basis of race, color, na tional origin, age, disability, re ligion, sex or handicap shall be excluded from participation in, admission or access to, denied subjected to discrimination un der any of this organizations programs or activities. The person responsible for co ordinating this organizations non-discrimination efforts is Kenneth A. Cowen, Director of Administrative Services. Any individuals, who feels that this organization has subjected them to discrimination may ob tain further information about the statutes and regulations written complaint with this or ganization; or the Secretary, U.S. Department of Agricul ture, Washington, D.C. 20250; or the Administrator, Rural Utili ties Service, Washington, D.C. 20250. Complaints must be dentiality will be maintained to the extent possible. 9-11-13 ----------------------------------Invitation to Bid Liberty County Board of Commissioners/Hosford Park Project is accepting bids on: Monolithic Slab Foundation Forming and Finishing Con crete Labor Only Bid: ence as Concrete Sub-Con Bldg. Dept.) labor to install ment wire, visqueen, and re lated foundation materials Concrete For a copy of foundation specs call the Liberty Bldg. Dept. 850-661-1161. Foundation Di mensions are: 40 ft. x 52 ft. All necessary tools and equipment must be supplied by the Con crete Sub-contractor. For further information, please call the Liberty County Bldg. Dept. 850-661-1161. Bids will be accepted until 12:00 p.m. (ET) on Sept. 16, 2013 at the Liberty County Court House, Hwy. 20, P.O. Box 399, Bristol, FL 32321 and will be opened and read aloud at 3:00 p.m. on Sept. 16, 2013 (ET) at the Building Depart vited to attend. Please indicate on the enve lope that this is a sealed bid and for the Hosford Park Proj ect. The Board of County Com missioners reserves the right to waive informalities in any bid, to accept/or reject any or all bids and to accept the bid in their judgment will be in the best interest of Liberty County. 9-4, 9-11 ----------------------------------Invitation to Bid Liberty County Board of Commissioners/Hosford Park Project is accepting bids on: Concrete Bid: Chester St., Hosford, FL 32334 For a copy of specs call the Liberty Bldg. Dept. 850-6611161. For further information, please call the Liberty County Bldg. Dept. 850-661-1161. Bids will be accepted until 2:00 p.m. (ET) on Sept. 16, 2013 at the Liberty County Clerks House, Hwy. 20, P.O. Box 399, Bristol, FL 32321 and will be opened and read aloud at 3:00 p.m. (ET) on Sept. 16, 2013 at The Public is invited to attend. Please indicate on the enve lope that this is a sealed bid and for the Hosford Park Proj ect. The Board of County Com missioners reserves the right to waive informalities in any bid, to accept/or reject any or all bids and to accept the bid in their judgment will be in the best interest of Liberty County. 9-4, 9-11 ----------------------------------Invitation to Bid Liberty County Board of Commissioners/Hosford Park Project is accepting bids on: Framing Package Materials: Drywall Type-X Drywall Flooring (pre-sealed) Liquid Nail Adhesive wood Roof Sheathing Groove Hardi Panels Brds plywood Door Tape Wire Plastic Plastic Safety/Barrier Fencing Blks Corners Split Face Blks Split Blks Corner Blks Type S Windows w/J-channel Windows w/J-channel Windows w/J-channel Framing Nails For further information, please call the Liberty County Bldg. Dept. 850-661-1161. Bids will be accepted until 2:00 p.m. (ET) on Sept. 16, 2013 at the Liberty County Clerks House, Hwy. 20, P.O. Box 399, Bristol, FL 32321 and will be opened and read aloud at 3:00 p.m. on Sept. 16, 2013 (ET) at The Public is invited to attend. Please indicate on the enve lope that this is a sealed bid and for the Hosford Park Proj ect. The Board of County Com missioners reserves the right to waive informalities in any bid, to accept/or reject any or all bids and to accept the bid in their judgment will be in the best interest of Liberty County. 9-4, 9-11 ----------------------------------Invitation to Bid Liberty County Board of Commissioners/Hosford Park Project is accepting bids on: System Bid: Engineered Roof System Stand Engineered Roof Sys tem For a copy of specs call the Liberty Bldg. Dept. 850-6611161. For further information, please call the Liberty County Bldg. Dept. 850-661-1161. Bids will be accepted until 2:00 p.m. (ET) on Sept. 16, 2013 at the Liberty County Clerks House, Hwy. 20, P.O. Box 399, Bristol, FL 32321 and will be opened and read aloud at 3:00 p.m. (ET) Sept. 16, 2013 at the The Public is invited to attend. Please indicate on the enve lope that this is a sealed bid and for the Hosford Park Proj ect. The Board of County Com missioners reserves the right to waive informalities in any bid, to accept/or reject any or all bids and to accept the bid in their judgment will be in the best interest of Liberty County. 9-4, 9-11 SERVICE DIRECTORY Whaley Heating & Air Conditioning (850) 674-4777 Accepting: William's Home Improvements No Job Too Big or Small" Concrete work, landscape, pressure cleaning, renovations, seamless gutter, painting, vinyl, & screen enclosure Call 674-8092 Licensed & Insured, contractor & roofer FOR FREE ESTIMATES Call Chris Nissley at 674-8081 or 643-8561 (Cell) STUMP GRINDING Reasonable Rates & FREE Estimates! That Darn Pump There is never a convenient time to be without water. 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Page 16 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL SEPTEMBER 11, 2013 Bras across the bridge; bras for the cause It's a different way to spread aware ness for a deadly disease. Bras will be strung, hung and displayed all across the Apalachicola Bridge! To celebrate Breast Cancer Awareness month in October, the Florida Depart ment of Health in Calhoun and Liberty Bras Across the Bridge event. Our goal is to string bras across the Apalachicola River from Calhoun County to Liberty awareness of the importance of early ing the disease and remembering those who have died of it. What a great way to remind ladies in our two counties to make sure they have their mammograms and do their self breast exam! In order for us to do this unique project we are asking you to support the cause by donating bras, old or new. As you can imagine it will take a lot of bras to be able to string them across the bridge and we need to start collecting right away to reach our goal. For your convenience, we currently have donation drop off boxes at the Calhoun and Liberty County Health Departments and Tallahassee Memorial Family Medicine. We all know someone who has been touched by breast cancer and realize the impact it has on lives. This is an easy and great way to show support for survivors and remember loved ones who lost the battle. Donate a bra in honor or memory of that special person! For more information on breast cancer is interesting in participating by hosting at 643-2415, ext. 245. Nettle Ridge VFD hosted two bicyclist as they made a stop for the night at their Knowles are shown with Mike and Nate. The pair are biking from Boca Raton to Los Angeles, CA. They will travel 3,700 miles cross-country all in 75 days to raise money for the Breast Cancer Research Foundation. There goal is to raise $37,000. To help with their goal go to BikingForBoobies.com or send your donation to Green Mann Advertising, 21039 Escondido Way N. Boca Raton, FL 33433. You can follow their travel adventures on Facebook, just "LIKE" their page @ MikeandNate and on Twitter @ https://twitter.com/#!/MikeandNate or reach them by email at email@example.com. Bicyclists traveling cross-country for a cause visit Nettle Ridge VFD WING KING WEDNESDAY 50 All day long on Wed. Wings ONLY no sides with wings Also available in 10, 16, 25, 50 or 100 piece orders FRIED CHICKEN 19390 SR 20 West (Sam Atkins Park Rd.) Telephone 674-7777 LINDYS Lindy's Fried Chicken is celebrating 45 years and we'll soon be celebrating 12 years here in Blountstown. WE INVITE YOU TO COME EAT WITH US! TRADITIONAL AND BONELESS Apalachee Center, Inc. is hosting a JOB FAIR for PROFESSIONALS Friday, September 13 and Saturday, September 14 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at our Gadsden Outpatient location 79 LaSalle Path in Quincy. We are currently seeking bachelors level case managers. Please visit our website to apply online at www.apalacheecenter.org CANCER AWARENESS
SEPTEMBER 11, 2013 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL Page 17 Serving Calhoun, Liberty & surrounding counties www.adamsfh.com 674-5449 or 643-5410 We will never forget He heals the brokenhearted and binds up their wounds. Psalm 147:3 In need of a little repair? *Lifetime Warranty on Repairs *Will pay up to $500 of your deductible *Over 75 years combined experience TNT TOBY GARNETT, OWNER Collision Center Todd Wahlquist and Rocky Bevis Licensed Funeral Directors ...Because the greatest gift you can give your loved one is peace of mind. Call Todd today for a free pre-planning consultation. We accept pre-arranged contracts from any funeral home, lock in todays prices forever. Affordable payment plans for both cremations and burials. Transferable if you move. www.bevisfh.com TELEPHONE (850) 643-3636 & Crematory evis Funeral Home Bristol B MARJORIE BRYANT BLOUNTSTOWN Marjorie Bryant, 92, of Blountstown, passed away Thursday, Aug. 29, 2013 in Blountstown. She was born on June 1, 1921 in Geneva County, AL and had lived in Blountstown for most of her life. She worked for the Jones Drug Store in Blountstown for a number of years and retired from Goldens Drug Store after 30 years. She also substituted at the Blountstown Elementary School lunchroom. She was a member of the First Pentecostal Holiness Church in Blountstown. She was preceded in death by her husband, S.A. Bryant; and one daughter, Marie Mears. Survivors include one son, James Bozeman and his wife, Willa Dean of Blountstown; one brother, Johnny grandchildren and 1 great-great-grandchild. Services were held Sunday, Sept. 1 at Peavy Funeral ing. Interment followed in Pine Memorial Cemetery. Peavy Funeral Home in Blountstown was in charge of the arrangements. ERNEST L. MARTY PORTER passed away Tuesday, Sept. 3, 2013 at his home. He had lived in Bristol for the past 22 years, coming from Marianna. He was a diesel mechanic and a member of the Baptist Faith. Edward Porter and Annie Lou Hill Porter; and one brother, Gene Porter of Marianna. Survivors include his wife, Mae Porter of Bristol; one son, Adrian Porter and his wife, Tonda of Marianna; two step-sons, Tracy Maloy and his wife, Tonya of Bristol and Jonathan Greenwell of Blountstown; one step-daughter, Renee Weisz and her husband, Mike of Eastpoint; two brothers, Donnie Porter and his wife, Carolyn and Mike Porter and his wife, Becky, all of Marianna; one sister, Debra Portera and her husband, Robert of Tallahassee; two grandchildren, Bryan Porter and Hanna Porter of Marianna; seven step-grandchildren, Cole, Gaige, Lacy and Jamison Maloy, all of Bristol, Maddie, Michelle and Michael Weisz, all of Eastpoint. Services were held on Friday, Sept. 6 at Peavy Fu neral Home Chapel with Reverend Tracy Boggs and in Lipford Cemetery in Marianna. may make contributions to the Blountstown Health and Rehab in Blountstown. Peavy Funeral Home in Blountstown was in charge of the arrangements. ELINOR JOAN STACY Marianna. She was born on Oct. 18, 1939 in Eldorendo, GA and has lived in Blountstown for most of her life. She was a homemaker and a member of Rivertown Community Church. She was preceded in death by her husband, Edward Stacy; and two sons, Alvin and Scotty Wise. wife, Patricia of Marianna, Tracey Stacy of Blount stown, Joey Wise of Clarksville, Chuck Wise of Dal las, GA, Dusty Stacy and his wife, Raemarie of Patricia McPhaul and Stormy Wise and her husband, Chris, all of Blountstown, Makayla Strickland and her husband, Jerry of Tallahassee, Donise Stacy and her husband, Jay of Palos Hills, IL and Amburr Sam Goff and his wife, Casey of Bristol; one brother, Jimmy Elkins and his wife, Stephanie of Blountstown; one and 13 great-grandchildren Services were held Monday, Sept. 9 at Rivertown near Blountstown. Peavy Funeral Home in Blountstown was in charge of the arrangements. REV. OLETA SHEPARD EDWARDS passed away Wednesday, Sept. 4, 2013 in Blountstown. She was born on April 19, 1926 to James and Amanda Goodson Shepard. She pastored with her husband at many churches in the area, including Bethel Assembly of God, Rock Bluff Assembly of God and the Glad Tidings Assembly of God (now Harvest Chapel) in Oak Grove. She was preceded in death by her husband, Rev. Hubert L. Shorty Edwards. Survivors include two sons, Frank Edwards and his Alice of Bristol; one sister, Rev. Pearl Edwards Braswell great-grandchildren, numerous nieces and nephews. Assembly of God Church in Greensboro. Interment followed in Bethel Cemetery. Charles McClellan Funeral Home in Quincy was in charge of the arrangements. GRACIE SMITH MCCALL away Tuesday, Sept. 3, 2013 in Sycamore. She was and Helen Morris Smith. She was retired from Florida State Hospital. Sycamore; one son, Ricky McCall of Charleston, SC; two brothers, Hovey Smith of Sycamore and Johnny Smith of Charleston, SC; one sister, Lilla Brogdon of Charleston, SC; one granddaughter, Sonya Richmond and her husband, John of Orange Park; two greatgrandchildren. Graveside services were held on Friday, Sept. 6 at Hardaway Assembly of God Cemetery. Interment followed. Charles McClellan Funeral Home in Quincy was in charge of the arrangements. SONDRA SONNIE LEE BURTON GREEN GREENSBORO Sondra Sonnie Lee Burton Green, 81, of Greensboro, passed away Saturday, Sept. She was a former Physical Education teacher and later ran the Green Store in Greensboro with her late husband, Herschel Green. She was a very supportive member of the Greensboro United Methodist Church. Survivors include her son Tom Green and his wife, Elaine of Quincy; one sister, Pauline McCoy of Denver, CO. Services were held on Tuesday, Sept. 10 at the Greensboro United Methodist Church with Reverend dence Cemetery. Charles McClellan Funeral Home in Quincy was in charge of the arrangements. OBITUARIES Telephone (850) 674-2266 Your hometown funeral home since 1994 A Hometown Funeral Director You Can Trust and Depend On! Funeral Services with Dignity, Caring and Professionalism. Marlon Peavy Home & Crematory There is a wide variety of amazing fortunate to have this national treasure in our backyard. This self-guided tour will take you from the town of Hosford on SR 20 down through the Apalachicola National Forest to Sumatra. (or vice versa). tional Forest, the Florida Department of Transportation only mows a 6 foot strip along each side of the road during the growing season. This provides a safe place to pull off the road during emergen cies. Please do not use this safety strip to There are many forest roads along this route that you may pull into so you can best places to stop are listed below. The about 2 miles into the forest, a wide pull off area this is a desig survey route the Florida Trail connects with this road Forest Road 13 this road is partially paved with a bridge over the Ochlockonee River (National Forest maps are available from the for See www.fs.usda.gov/ apalachicola) As you travel the route, please visit the can support the local economy as well. or honey biscuit at Busy Boy convenience store at the NW corner of SR 20 and SR their Antiques & Bakery shop in Hosford for food and gifts. If you want a hardy breakfast, stop at T&P Foods and Gifts on the west side of the road just past Telogia Creek; be sure and visit Pams nice gift shop while you are there. Telogia Grocery, on the east side of the road at to get supplies from Susie. goes north through the forest towards where you can get an energy snack if you are continuing on beyond Sumatra. If you are ready for lunch or an evening meal when you reach Sumatra, the Fam ily Coastal Restaurant is a wonderful place to dine. 2010 Panhandle Wildflower Survey (funded through the sale of Florida Some good guide books available from area book stores and nurseries: Gil Nelson Gil Nelson
Page 18 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL SEPTEMBER 11, 2013 The Blountstown Tigers defeated the LCHS Bull dogs 16-6 in junior varsity football action Sept. 5. The Tigers defensive unit scored the winning touchdown on an interception in the end zone that was returned more than 100 yards for a score. The Bulldogs threatened several times in the second half, but were unable to overcome the stiff Tiger defense. RIGHT: Bryson Horne (#10) sprints past Milo Brown (#15). BELOW: Josh Peddie (#32) looks to recover a fum ble as Shad Johnson (#9) moves in. LOWER LEFT: The Tiger quarterback makes the hand off as several Bulldogs applying pressure. LOWER RIGHT: Jamie Coleman (#82) lowers to tackle Blaine Tharpe (#42). JV Tigers take down Bulldogs 16-6 Liberty Countys Kyle Holcomb (#72) and Shon Askieu (#74) team up to bring down Tiger opponent Shad Johnson (#9). Tolar Middle School faced off against Wakulla on Tuesday, Sept. 3. Although the game was neck and neck, the Bull dogs came out on top 24-14. TOP LEFT: Brady Peddie (#12) stays in the TOP CENTER: Kelsey Jones cheers on the To lar Bulldogs. TOP RIGHT: Montarius Brown (#26) faces off against a River Springs defender. LEFT: Brady Peddie (#12) hands off but Wakul la players prevent Tolar from moving forward. PHOTOS BY DANIEL WILLIAMS AND DAKODA BERG MISSION CRITICAL: Registration now open for the 2014 FL Student Astronaut Challenge TALLAHASSEE Student team registration for the thirdannual Florida Student Astro naut Challenge is now open to high school students (grades 9 through 12). This three-day event focused on science, tech nology, engineering and math ematics provides an opportunity for students to showcase their knowledge through a series of team-oriented experiments and challenges. To participate, teams must register to take the regional at three locations in southern, central and northern Florida on Saturday, Oct. 12. The 12 highest scoring, five-person at the state-level competition on NASA at the Kennedy Space Center. The three-day competition Space Station operation experi ments, Astronaut Encounters and a viewing of the Space Shuttle Atlantis. For additional dates and Astronaut Challenge and to reg ister your team, visit Floridas Student Astronaut Challenge lenge.com. CLJ NEWS .COM (850) 643-3337 T
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Needs trans fer case, front drive shaft and a fuel pump. $2,300 OBO and will also consider reasonable trades. Call (850) 718-6580. 9-11, 9-18 1995 Toyota Camry, 2 door in excellent condi tion with new tires, cold air, $2,500, call (850) 643-7714 9-11, 9-18 extend ed cab, new paint, 8,000 $2,400 OBO. Call (850) 762-8785. 9-4, 9-11 2008 Mazda 6, 107,000 miles, $7,300. Call or text (850) 272-6767. 9-4, 9-11 4 cyl, automatic, cold AC, 8634 or (850) 447-2354. 9-4, 9-11 ATVS 2010 four wheeler, blue, size 110, $700. Call (850) 674-1861. 9-4, 9-11 AUTO PARTS & ACCESSORIES 750 CFM Speed Demon Carburetor, used less than a year, $300. Call (850) 447-0510. 9-4, 9-11 7 Steel farm trailer, 45 normal auto trailer hitch, built for heavy loads. No (850) 643-2372. 9-11, 9-18 heavy ramp, $800. Call (850) 5662241. 9-11, 9-18 CAMPERS/RVS Tourmaster, diesel pusher, 1 slide-out, under 100,000 interior with white cabinets, kitchen, jacuzzi tub shower, separate ice maker, extra freezer in basement, sup clothes and food. Includes 2002 PT Cruiser tow car. 3455. 8-28 9-25 WANTED Nice 3BR mobile home, trade for several automo biles, can make up the dif ference in cash. Call (850) 674-3264. 9-4, 9-11 Electronic dog contain ment system, must be pet safe. Call (850) 508-7971. 9-11, 9-18 Reasonable vehicle, look truck. Call (850) 674-3264 or (850) 447-4822. 9-11, 9-18 Lawn care provided for 4 separate properties, must have own equipment. For more info call (850) 6747078. 9-11, 9-18 In Search of lady who held a yard sale on Satur State Road 12 South near Veterans Memorial Park. Call Trish at (850) 3202481. 9-4, 9-11 LOST/FOUND Found: with brown spots. Very home. Call (850) 643-3509. 9-11, 9-18 Found: Chocolate Lab ap proximately 6 months old in the vicinity of Faircloth Rd. Call (850) 447-4092. 9-11, 9-18 Lost Cat: Male, name is Sammy, in area of Bristol on SR 20 East. Not afraid of knows his name well. If you have seen him, deceased or alive, please call (850) 228-4558. 9-4, 9-11 HOMES & LAND 1995 mobile home, 3BR, 2BA. Must be moved, $11,500 OBO. Call (850) 570-3806. 9-4, 9-11 YARD SALES SNEADS Friday and Saturday Sept. 13 and 14 from 8 am EST on SR 90 E. next to Buddys to list. Stop by and see what we have. Sale will be held under a shed in case of rain. Call (850) 442-9361 for more info. Saturday Sept. 14 at 20009 NE SR 69 from 7 until. Will move yard sale to clothes and different odds and ends. Call (850) 6749127 for additional informa tion. Saturday Sept. 14 at 17880 NW Cardinal St. across from Dr. Hender sons Vet. Clinic from 8 a.m. sale with furniture, child rens items, toys, small ap pliances and more. Call (850) 674-1003. Multi-family Friday, Sept. 13 from noon until and Saturday, Sept. 14 from 8 am until. Household items, clothes of all sizes, name brand shoes, patio furniture, horse saddle and bridle and more. Located on Jim Godwin Rd. off SR 71 across from Aubry Nel son Auto Sales. Look for 447-5182 for more info. 4BR, 2BA BRICK HOME in Altha 762-8185 447-2025 FOR SALE covered porch Owner terms with 15% down. $119,900 reduced to New Home for sale in Altha 1,300 square feet 3 BR, 2 BA reduced to $109,000 Built in 2013 Metal roof City water. Call 762-8185 of 447-2025 Mobile Home FOR RENT 2 Bedroom, 2 Bath. Located 6 miles North of Blountstown on Hwy 69 North. Deposit required. No pets. Call (850) 556-3173 STARSCOPE Week of September 8 ~ September 14, 2013 ARIES Mar 21/Apr 20 Aries, you may not like schedul but sometimes it pays to plan and let others know your schedule so their minds are at ease. windfall this week, Taurus. It may or to play the lottery. Luck is on GEMINI May 22/Jun 21 Gemini, expand your horizons and your path to success will be il opportunities and people into your life this week. CANCER Jun 22/Jul 22 Share your optimism and enthusi asm with others, Cancer. You may prove unable to contain your hap piness, so dont be surprised if those around you pick up that vibe. LEO Jul 23/Aug 23 Leo, expect your social life to take the ride. VIRGO Aug 24/Sept 22 and you dont want to risk that. LIBRA Sept 23/Oct 23 Libra, your heart is set on a lofty hard work necessary to make that SCORPIO Oct 24/Nov 22 Scorpio, you may convince yourself that now is not the time to way of happiness. A friend or partner could open up a window of opportunity for you, opportunity, and success will soon follow. CAPRICORN Dec 22/Jan 20 Dont be too hard on yourself week, Capricorn. There are many afford to devote some time to trivial pursuits. Aquarius, this week may allow you to have your cake and eat it, too. Friends may be envious of your luck, so be sure to share some of those around you. PISCES Feb 19/Mar 20 Pisces, devote ample time to your personal life this week. A few hesitate to put other matters on the back burner. TRI-LAND INC, BRKR (813) 253-3258 OWNER FINANCED GOOGLE COORDINATES 30 25 20.82 N 84 54 46.18 W Liberty County Chihuahua TINY, MEDIUM & ST ANDARD Cute as can be. Discounted prices. Call 6743532 For Rent in Blountstown Call (850) 237-2841 O ne RV No kids or pets. 9-11 FOR SALE IN SCOTTS FERRY 3BR 2BA with an ad with a small creek. Close to Chipola $25,000. 2 BD, 1 BA Mobile Home Screened porch, laundry room NO PETS or SMOKING $385 Rent w/$300 deposit (850) 643-6373 FOR RENT BRISTOL 9-11, 9-18 napaonline.com D A D D Y S H O M E FOR SALE 9-11 LAND Will buy 10 to 1,000 acres, reasonably priced. Immediate (850) 570-0222.
Page 2 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL SEPTEMBER 11, 2013 CALHOUN COUNTY Sept. 1 Rex Aaron Veasey, VOP, CCSO. Sept. 2 Michael George Lindsey, disor derly intoxication, CCSO. Sept. 3 Jennifer Kay McDaniel, VIOCC, CCSO. Calvin D. Martin, criminal reg ister, CCSO. Franklin Auston Smith, fraud, unregistered vehicle, CCSO. Brian Harmon, VOCR, CCSO. Sept. 4 Craig E. Holmes, VOP, CCSO. Thomas C. Dawsey, VOP, CCSO. Leocadio Santiago Martinez, no valid drivers license, CCSO. Douglas Bruce LHeureux, pos session of child pornography, distri bution of child pornography, CCSO. Sept. 5 Charles Franklin Wood, domes tic battery, CCSO. Sept. 6 Calvin Lee Pouncey, VOCR, CCSO. Marty Conyers, sexual battery, lewd and lascivious molestation, CCSO. Sept. 8 Hamilton Tyrone Thomas, sus pended sentence violation, CCSO. LIBERTY COUNTY Sept. 3 Elizabeth Merkison, resisting arrest without violence, LCSO. William Holley, disorderly intoxi cation, LCSO. Sept. 4 Jennifer McDaniel, holding for CCSO, CCSO. James William Stanley, holding for Bay County, LCSO. hydrocodone, LCSO. Margaret Fennell, trespass armed structure of conveyance, LCSO. Antoine Davis, possession of less than 20 grams of marijuana, LCSO. Robert Thompson, holding for Franklin County, FCSO. Michael Williams, writ of at tachement (Jacksonville), LCSO. Andrew Lipford, holding for Washington County, FHP. Sept. 5 Sheronda Davis, holding for Gadsden County, GCSO. Wayne Worthington, serving weekends, LCSO. Sept. 6 Amos Tomlin, writ of attache ment, LCSO. Sept. 7 Sheila Herndon, VOP, LCSO. Christie Hemanes, domestic battery, LCSO. Sept. 8 Richard Durden, driving while license suspended or revoked with knowledge, LCSO. Zachary Beck, VOP, LCSO. Juan Nava, VOP, interference with child custody, LCSO. SHERIFFS LOG arresting agency. The names above represent those charged. We remind our readers that all are presumed innocent until proven guilty. CITATIONS ISSUED: Accidents ........................................................................01 ............................................................................04 Special details Business alarms ..............................................................................04 Residential alarms ..........................................................................01 ...............................................................................48 Sept. 2 through Sept. 8, 2013 ARREST REPORTS compiled by Journal Editor Teresa Eubanks Breakfast all day! Daily Specials, Steak, Seafood, Mexican Cuisine and Ice Cream! (850)237-1500 Hours : Sunday Thurs. 10 a.m. 8 p.m., Friday & Saturday from 10 a.m. -9 p.m. Restaurant S ingletary CHIROPRACTIC Neck & Back Pain, Weight Loss, Nutrition and Neuropathy D.L. Singletary DC OFFICE LOCATED AT: Bristol, FL 32321 (850) 643-1239 NO HIDDEN CHARGES: It is our policy that the patient and any other person responsible for payments has the right to refuse to pay, cancel payment or be reimbursed by payment or any other service, examination or treatment which is performed as a or treatment. Cataracts? Freedom from Eye Glasses, Now a reality for many. In Memory of Lee Mullis M.D. Smart Lenses SM Dr. Mulliss Smart Lens SM procedure can produce clear vision without eyeglasses. Close-up, Far away & In-between CALL TODAY for a Smart Lens Evaluation 4320 5th Ave. Marianna (2 Blks from Jackson Hospital) Man found behind home charged with voyeurism A 33-year-old man was arrested for voyeurism after a woman reported see ing a mans face up against the glass of a side kitchen window as she was getting dressed for work around 6 a.m. last week. Alerted by headlights outside her residence, the woman said that she looked out and noticed a truck parked nearby and then saw a man walking toward her home. When Liberty County Sheriffs Deputy Josh Shepard responded to her call Sept. 4 about a suspicious person in her back yard, he found William McDaniel Jr., 33, walking in the woods behind the womans home on Main Street in Bristol. When he saw the deputy, McDaniel began walking quickly to the end of the road toward his truck. McDaniel stopped when the deputy called out to him. When asked what he was doing in the area, McDaniel replied that his dog had jumped out of his truck and he was looking for him. When asked what kind of dog he had, McDaniel had to stop and think about it, according to the deputys re port. When asked for the dogs name, McDaniel again took a long pause before responding, Bozo. The deputy suggested McDan iel call out for his dog as he went to speak with the complainant. The woman said she had seen Mc Daniel drive by her house several times. She said a neighbor had also noticed him in the area several times and was concerned enough to take down his tag number. She said she did not know McDaniel. About 30 minutes later, the deputy returned to speak with McDaniel, who had continued calling for a dog without success. The deputy noted that McDaniel stated, I was not looking in her window. McDaniel did not say anything else about his missing dog after the trespassing warning was issued. A warrant was later issued for McDaniel and he was taken into custody Sept. 6. WILLIAM MCDANIEL Woman charged with domestic battery for hitting brother in face A day of drinking ended with an alterca tion that put one wom an in jail after a fam ily dispute on Saturday, according to a report from the Liberty County Christie Hemanes was charged with do mestic battery after walking up to her broth er and hitting him in the face, according to a news release from then responded by striking her in the nose. The brother and another man left the scene. Others there kept Hemanes at the Bur lington Road residence in Hosford until a deputy ar rived. The deputy determined she was the primary ag gressor in the altercation and took her into custody. No one involved in the altercation wanted to press charges and all re fused to give statements. The deputy noted that all partici pants were intoxicated and had been drinking for several hours. Hemanes was later released on her own recognizance. CHRISTY HEMANES SPEAK UP! WITH A LETTER TO THE EDITOR Write: The Calhoun-Liberty Journal P.O. Box 536, Bristol 32321 To the editor, My elderly mother recently had an accident at her house. She was attempting to load her dog. They are used to her cranking the car and them loading up. On Tuesday, Sept. 3, she thought she had the car in park, she reached for her 60 pound dog and fell halfway out of her car. She became pinned on the ground by the car door and the force of the car moving in reverse. She held on and screamed for help. Thank God for two young men who heard her and came to help rescue her. We dont know who they are, just that God sent her two angels. Im so thankful that there are still people that will go out of their way to save someone. We need more heros like them. Thank you, Suzanne Clark, Bristol On Sept. 6 investigators from the Calhoun of Altha, for two counts of sexual battery on a child under the age of twelve and ten counts of lewd and lascivious molestation on a child under the age of twelve. This is following an investigation into recent allegations of sexual abuse that occurred in 1999 and 2008 with two female family members that were residing in his home at the time. Several victims were interviewed which all made similar allegations. Marty Conyers is being held in the Calhoun County Jail. No further information is being released at this MARTY CONYERS
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SEPTEMBER 11, 2013 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL Page 3 Calhoun County hosts 350th Civil Affairs Command training Friday the City of Blountstown donated its community to the 350th Civil Affairs Command and the unit is temporarily referred to the city as "Calhounia." Their training mission was to help Calhounians get the aid they need after a devastating oil spill. base located at the Calhoun County Airport. Teams of four are transported to a remote location via helicopter. detection by bad guys. Once to the site the team is split into partners and negations begin between the United States and a Calhounian contractor. If done well the outcome of the mission will provide the devastated community with water and medical assistance. Commanding General Mark McQueen says these types of missions are of vital importance to having a are out here honing our skills and doing humanitarian assistance and disaster relief so if we ever deploy to a will be ready and able to answer the nations needs." 350th Civil Affairs Command.
Chipola Summer Deans List MARIANNA Dr. Sarah Clemmons, senior vice president of Instruction at Chipola College, commends some 200 students who made the Deans List for academic achievement during the Summer I and II Terms 2013. To be placed on the Deans List, a student must take 6 or more semester hours of courses and make an average of 3.25 (B+) to 4.0 (A) in all courses. Students who made perfect av erages of 4.0straight Asand their hometowns are: Altha Caleb Chew, Deborah Graham, William Graham, Me shae Hall, Adam Preston, Linda Young. Blountstown Robert Dea son, Geraldine Gutierrez, Kylee Harrell, Thomas Howell, Santana Lee, Shannie Lockhart, Jessica Stallworth. Bristol Carla Bramblett, Paul Gautier, Tammy Stephens, Brittney Willis. Clarksville Joshua Jef fery, Melissa Newsome, Hannah Plazarin, Ashley Sims, Lyndsey Wainwright, Timothy Waldroff. Grand Ridge Katherine Campbell, Barbara Toole, Joshua Toole. Hosford Krista Black. Marianna Kristie Bard, Adam Bigale, Douglas David son, Dustin Dryden, Robert Gause, Stephen Greene, Gavin Hall, Sierra Hill, Joshua Holmes, Anastasia Horne, Priscilla Jones, Trevor Mayo, Tracy McCracken, Matthew McFarland, Ashley McLean, Danielle Melvin, Bran di Middleton, Jasmine Mount, Aaron Parks, Quatarious Pope, Dakota Raines, Ashton Stephens, Brandi Wright. Sneads Kelly Lanier, Aman da Locke, Trenton McDaniel. * * Students who earned grade point averages ranging from 3.25(B+) to 3.99 (A) and their hometowns are: Altha Katelynn Ballard, Deborah Graham, Katrina Mess er, Heather Parrish, James Sell ers, Justin Terry, Selena Wil liams, Steve Yoder, Jr. Blountstown Cierra Brown, Cardrico Mosley, Mark Shuler. Bristol Jeri Anderson, Bet tina Tharpe. Clarksville Robert Johns, Adam McCullen. Grand Ridge Joseph Harri son, Joseph Taylor, Joshua Toole. Hosford Hannah Moore, Tristen Parrish. Marianna Shayn Baggett, Veronica Bell, Nicole Blanchard, Kristi Folds, Stuart Gamble, Ste phen Greene, Priscilla Jones, Janie Laramore, Hannah Lowen thal, Tabatha Melzer, Irene Mu niz, Akta Patel, Jameka Robin son, Tasha Scott, Latonya Smith, Adrian Staley, Christopher Swin dle, Andrew Williams. Sneads Erin McKeown, Ali cia Seaton. Page 4 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL SEPTEMBER 11, 2013 CHIPOLA COLLEGE Chipola paramedic student returns to class after burn MARIANNAChipola College paramedic student James Freudenberg has returned to classes nearly a month A native of Ft. Lauderdale, Freuden at Tallahassee Community College. He had worked for Jackson County Fire and Rescue for three years and was halfway through Chipolas paramedic program before the incident put his job and schooling on hold. house in Marianna, something went wrong and a blast of steam knocked hose to get out of the home and was degree burns. After 10 days in a Mobile, AL burn unit and several skin grafts later, he re turned to Marianna to begin his recov ery and return to classes. Freudenberg praised his fellow Chipola students and instructors for their support. The guys in class knew I would be out of work. They visited me in the burn unit and helped me with my book work in the paramedic class. I made a 100 on my next test and it was one of the toughest ones in the class. I couldnt have done it without them. Keith Maddox, Chipola paramed ic instructor and EMS director, says Freudenberg will complete the written portion of the course this term and will cal portion of the class beginning in January. Maddox said, James has been a wonderful student. He had a base of paramedic program. After the incident, he stayed in touch with the instructors and students and stayed on top of his studies. Hes really an awesome guy. When Freudenberg was asked about What drives me is the chance to help people. Its the best job you can have. smart. We run into burning buildings while everyone else is running out. The Jackson County Professional group of co-workers have set up the James Freudenberg Donation Account at Wells Fargo Bank to help with ex penses. James Freudenberg, a Chipola student working with Jackson County Fire and Call in orders welcome! 566-3261 NEXT TO BADCOCK & THE COUNTY RECORD Mullet Platter or lunch $ 5 95 dinner $ 95 White Fish Mullet Edenfields Seafood Market & Diner Frog Legs Tilapia Shrimp WPHK Radio K-102.7 FM WYBT Radio Y-1000 AM Listen to Football on WPHK/WYBT this week. Listen to Steven Seay and Glenn Millers play-by-play of the BHS Tigers vs Graceville at Graceville Hear Michael Wahlquist, Jay Taylor and Boo Morris with LCHS action as the Bulldogs take on Wewa at home Swap Shop Buy, Sell, Trade or female member to its board of directors MARIANNAThe Chi pola Appreciation Club re directors for the current year. cludes Chipola English in structor Amie Myers, the board since the clubs incep tion in the 1960s. Myers has served as a tutor for many student-athletes since she began teaching at the col lege in 2004. Robert Trammell; Vice President, Ronnie Myers; and Treasurer/Secretary, Joc Calloway. Directors include: Melvin Roberts of Marianna, Bill Peacock of Marianna, Cody Taylor of Bonifay, Colby Peel of Chipley, Terry Allen of Graceville, Allen Schef fer of Marianna, Bill Davis of Marianna, Gene Prough of Chipley, Doyle Bosse of Marianna, Joe Ray Durham of Blountstown, Jack Pea cock of Marianna, Shannon Saunders of Marianna, Don nie Read of Bristol, Chris Young of Marianna, Aaron Peterson of Marianna, Rob by Roberts of Marianna, Charlie Reid of Valparaiso, Coyle Mayo of Marianna, Leroy Boone of Marianna, Amie Myers of Marianna, Jason Hurst of Marianna, Steve Givens of Tallahassee and Jeff Goodman of Chi pley. The Appreciation Club is a tax-deductible organiza tion governed by local sup porters. The group helps the college and its students by promoting athletics and underwriting scholarships and functions not supported from public funds. The standard $250 mem bership provides access to Chipola Appreciation Club general seating and Hospi tality Room for four guests at all Chipola home mens and womens basketball games. The Gold $1,000 Mem bership provides Chipola Appreciation Club reserved seating for four guests and Appreciation Club general seating for two more guests, and admittance to the Chi pola Club Hospitality Room. Corporate Sponsorships also are available. A portion of membership dues are taxdeductible. For informa tion about the Appreciation Club, call (850) 718-2451. Chipola English instructor Amie Myers female ever to serve on the board of the Chipola Appreciation Club.
SEPTEMBER 11, 2013 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL Page 5 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, FL POSTMASTER: Send address corrections to: P.O. Box 536, Bristol, FL 32321. (USPS 012367) Summers Road Located at 11493 NW Summers Road in Bristol MAILING ADDRESS: P.O. Box 536, Bristol, FL 32321 TELEPHONE (850) 643-3333 Fax (888) 400-5810 EMAIL: email@example.com ADS: firstname.lastname@example.org JOURNAL STAFF J ohnny Eubanks...................Publisher Teresa Eubanks........................ Editor Sandra Brown...................Bookkeeper OFFICE HOURS: 9 a.m. 6 p.m. M-F THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL Visit us on Facebook at CLJNews Thats how many copies of The Calhoun-Liberty Journal were distributed last week, ensuring plenty of coverage for your announcements and great response for our business advertisers! 5,308 Wednesday, Sept. 11 Saturday, Sept. 14 Thursday Sept. 12 Friday, Sept. 13 TODAYS MEETINGS 11 a.m., Apalachee Rest. Bristol Girl Scout Troop #303, 6:30 p.m. (ET) at The Club, Bristol. Monday, Sept. 16 Tuesday, Sept. 17 Sunday, Sept. 15 noon, Senior Citizens Center 5 p.m., Ag. Bldg., Conference Room across from Courthouse 6 p.m., Fire House 7 p.m., Dixie Lodge in Blountstown Juvenile Justice Council, 1:30 p.m., W.T. Neal Civic Center, Blountstown. 7-8 p.m., Grace United Method ist Church, Hosford TODAYS MEETINGS 6 p.m., Altha Comm.Center 5-8 p.m. (CT), WT Neal Civic Center, Blountstown 7 p.m., Liberty Bulldog house Post 272 2 p.m., Legion Hall in Blountstown Archaeology Day at the Pioneer Settlement, 12 4 p.m. (CT) BHS travels to Graceville, 7 p.m. (CT) LCHS at home with Wewa High, 7:30 p.m. (ET) Calhoun County Fly In Cal. Co. airport, 8 a.m. (CT) 11 a.m.3 p.m., Veterans Memorial Park BIRTHDAYS Tommy Shoemake, John Russo, Stacy Sims, June Berley BIRTHDAYS Earle Bowden, Alice Mansell, Patsy Godwin BIRTHDAYS Melissa Howland, Peggy Stone, Jana Whitehead, Lamar Gay, Ashley Dowdy BIRTHDAY Ginger Moncrief BIRTHDAYS Nick Finch & Kimberly Johnson BIRTHDAYS Frank Snowden, Tina Smith, Hanna Causseaux BIRTHDAYS Barbara Davis, Carlos Rainwater, Delores Davis, Jana Hendry Bristol Fire Dept. Volun shaw reads a book titled Fire trucks to kids during the monthly story time at W.R. Tolar School Monday. He was accompanied by his Steve Cutshaw. The theme for the evening was He roes. Story time is held the from 5 7 p.m. NIKI BARBER PHOTO STORY TIME Patriotic dedication, Calhoun County Courthouse front steps, 5 p.m. (CT) Thomas Jackson art series, Blountstown Library, 6:30 8:30 p.m. (CT) TODAYS MEETINGS Patriot Day celebration & picnic set Apalachee Valley VFW Post 12010 invites all veterans, widows, orphans and family members from Calhoun and Liberty Counties to their annual family picnic to be held on Saturday, Sept. 14 from 10:30 a.m. 2:30 p.m. (ET) at Veterans Memorial Park in Bristol. Activities include a picnic from 10:30 a.m. 2:30 p.m. with a children playground available. Free train ride will be given from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. For additional information contact Nicky Phillips at 408-8461 or Dowling Parrish at 643-8311. Join the Calhoun County Cham ber of Commerce as we gather back together after our summer break for our September Membership Meeting! Our monthly meetings are open to both members and non-members, and we invite you to bring a friend! We will have several guests who have announcements about upcoming events and activities, and details of how to get involved. The September meeting is Tuesday, Sept. 17 from 12 1 p.m. The cost is $8 per person, and payment can be made at the door. We will have an end-ofsummer menu of pulled pork, with all and sweet tea! Please RVSP immediately if you plan to attend and will be eating lunch. those attending no later than Friday, Sept. 13 at noon. Please call or email Kristy at (850) 674-4519 or email@example.com. First Baptist Church of Bristol is sponsoring a Chicken Pilau fund rais ing event on Friday, Sept. 13 at 11 a.m. The funds are to offset the funeral recently passed away. The menu is chicken and rice, green beans, coleslaw, bread and dessert. assisting with the food preparation and dinners will be available at the Sheriffs Tickets are available at the church for $6 each and plates can be delivered if you buy in quantity. Please call (850) 643-5400 or (850) 228-3731. Pilau dinner for the family of Ann Hornsby Sept. 13 Admission $5 per vehicle at Sept. 14 annual event In takes off Sat. Aircraft from around the Southeast nual Calhoun County Fly In. General admission is $3 per person, or $5 per vehicle (with more than one person), with kids under 12 are admitted free. licopters, and general aviation aircraft will be on display. Various aircraft perform air maneuvers and patterns. FREE airplane rides provided for children ages 8 to 17 by the Young sky-diving will also be offered. Won derful craft and food vendors will also be at the event. Registration for FREE Young Eagle Flights will begin at 8:30 a.m. Again, a parent MUST accompany the Young Eagle at the time of registration to sign the permission form for participation. name will then be entered into the Worlds Largest Logbook, which is on permanent display at the EAA Air Adventure Museum in Oshkosh, Wis consin. The Logbook is also accessible on the web at www.youngeagles.org. The Fly In will be held at the Cal houn County Airport (F95) located on and Altha. Dont miss it! Its a wonderful event for kids of all ages 1 to 100! For more (850) 209-3229 or Bob Fleck at (850) 643-7582. Free train rides at this Saturday at the park Veterans Memorial Railroad is of fering free train rides on Saturday, Sept. 14 from 11 a.m. 3 p.m. (ET). The train will go over a mile of track that has a trestle bridge. A play ground, walking trail and pavilions are available. Donations appreciated. 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Page 6 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL SEPTEMBER 11, 2013 Another war? Really? C ORNER Jerry Cox is a retired military OXS A RECAP OF RECENT OBSERVATIONS BY LATE NIGHT TV HOSTS. COMMENTARY President Obama is planning to address the nation. Instead of calling his plan to attack Syria a war, he is calling it a limited military intervention which sounds better than potential endless quagmire. JAY LENO Do you have the new iPhone yet, the new iPhone 5? Youd better get the new iPhone 5 because youre not going to see another one for . three, four months. DAVID LETTERMAN A new NFL season has begun. On Sunday, hundreds of thousands of American men begin money so they can buy their wives that Valentines Day gift. JIMMY KIMMEL Its a great day if you like football. Who doesnt? Al-Qaida, thats who doesnt! They say, Sorry, its too violent. CRAIG FERGUSON Football is back. After seven months of waiting, the NFL season opener between the Ravens and the Broncos was actually delayed for 34 minutes because of lightning in the area. Apparently God said, No Tebow? No football. JIMMY FALLON The president cancelled a fundraising trip to California next week because of the Syria situation. Thats when you know this is serious. JAY LENO The kids are going back to school. When I was a kid, you used to take an apple to school for the teacher to get on her good side. Now you send over a drink. DAVID LETTERMAN The NFL season kicked off last night. Football is for people who cant stand politics but still enjoy watching millionaires destroy each other. CRAIG FERGUSON Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt said that he plans to retire after the 2016 Olympics in Brazil. When asked what hell do after he retires, Bolt said, Walk. JIMMY FALLON President Obama is in Russia. You know what hes doing there? I think hes seeking asylum. JAY LENO Its Fashion Week here in New York City. This morning, on the subway, I was beaten up by a teen gang of fashionistas. DAVID LETTERMAN A lot of people are picking the Denver Broncos there, get to the altitude, stop and get out. If people from Denver are on a plane and there is an emergency and the masks drop down, they are CRAIG FERGUSON The opening game took place between the Broncos and the Ravens. The Broncos won. Peyton Manning beat the all-time record with seven touchdown passes. He even threw ME a touchdown and I was at home. JIMMY KIMMEL A woman in England claims that her female cat is about to celebrate her 28th birthday, which would make it the oldest cat in the world. You can tell the cats getting really old because it just got a cat. JIMMY FALLON John Kerry said during the Senate hearing that we are not the worlds policemen. Really, then how come we eat most of the worlds donuts? JAY LENO L.A. doesnt even have a football team. Its just sad. The only other major American city that doesnt have professional football is Oakland. CRAIG FERGUSON Presidents seem to think that most events like the Syrian civil war are a threat to U.S. national security. I dont agree, and I think that President Obama and the Congress should develop guidelines for assessing threats to the U.S. Late Night Laughs
SEPTEMBER 11, 2013 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL Page 7 CORLETTS ROOFING LLC FREE ESTIMATES Michael Corlett (850) 643-7062 The Board of County Commissioners of Liberty County, Florida proposes to adopt an ordinance affecting the use of land by amending the Liberty County Comprehensive Plan. ORDINANCE NO. 2013-06 AN ORDINANCE OF LIBERTY COUNTY, FLORIDA, ADOPTING COM PREHENSIVE PLAN AMENDMENTS, AS REQUIRED BY CHAPTER 163, FLORIDA STATUTES, DESIGNED TO UPDATE THE COMPREHENSIVE PLAN CAPITAL IMPROVEMENTS ELEMENTS 5-YEAR SCHEDULE OF CAPITAL IMPROVEMENTS; AUTHORIZING THE TRANSMITTAL OF THE AMENDMENTS TO THE FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF ECONOMIC OPPORTUNITY; PROVIDING FOR REPEAL OF ORDINANCES IN CON FLICT HEREWITH; PROVIDING FOR SEVERABILITY; PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE. The Liberty County Com mission will hold a Pub lic Hearing on the adoption of the Capital Improvements Schedule Amendments and ordinance on MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 23, 2013, at 5:15 P.M. in County Court house. A copy of said ordi nances may be inspected by the public at the Liberty County Please be ad vised that if a person decides to appeal any decision made with respect to any matter considered at this hearing, such person will need a record of these proceedings, and for this purpose such person may need to ensure that a verbatim record of the proceedings is made, which record includes the testimony and evidence upon which the appeal is to be based. 9-11, 9-18 NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING ON AN ORDINANCE CHANGING THE USE OF LAND LIBERTY COUNTY, FLORIDA Howard and Laura Bailey of Altha are proud to announce the upcoming marriage of their daugh ter, Kristina Ann Bailey to Tyler Scarborough, the son of Faye & Johnny Gause of Panama City and Allen Scarborough of Dothan, AL. Kristina is the granddaughter of the late Buddy Hunt and Patricia Hunt of Altha and Janie Bailey, MAIA ROEDER Maia Roeder will celebrate her seventh birthday on Thursday, Sept. Tolar and enjoys playing with her brother and sister, riding horses and spending time with her family. BRITTANY GRAHAM Brittany Graham will celebrate her 18th birthday on Wednesday, Sept. 11. She is the daughter of David and Kelly Graham. She enjoys playing volleyball, playing in the mud and hanging out with her boyfriend. Her family says it doesnt matter if shes playing in the mud or going to the prom, she always looks beautiful. birthdays WEDDING Tauntens softball team, which consist of players around the Bristol World Series this past weekend. The tournament started Friday night and we won both games. Sat urday we won two more games to put but lost the next two. Players include Ray Glisson, Robbie Fleck, Tyler Poloronis, Jody Parish, Jamie Parish, Luke Taunten, Wesley Taunten, David Barber, Tim en, Steve Bass and Richie Smith. T he following players made All World Team: Luke Taunten, Tyler Poloronis and Ray Glisson. Jody Parish was named defense player of the tournament. We will be going back this weekend to play in another world series. Bailey, Scarborough to exchange vows on Sept. 14 also of Altha. Tyler is the grandson of Lincoln and Sarah Finch of Chipley and John Paul and Helen Scarborough of Dothan, AL. The bride-to-be is a 2007 graduate of Altha High School. The groom-to-be is a 2006 graduate of Cottondale High School and a 2008 graduate of Chipola College Law En forcement Academy. The wedding and reception will take place on Saturday, Sept. 14 at 5 p.m. at the W.T. Neal Civic Center in Blount stown. The couple will honeymoon in Tennessee. Registration dates for Liberty County Registration will be held at the Vet erans Memorial Civic Center complex at the concession stand. Cost is $40 and covers jersey, shorts and socks. Registrants must be 5 years of age by Jan. 1, 2013 and no older than 7 years of age. Games will begin the week of Oct. 2. Coaches and referees are needed. For more information, please call the leave a message. Liberty Recreation Dept. announces registration dates
Page 8 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL SEPTEMBER 11, 2013 LIBERTY SCHOOLS NEWS FROM THE PEWS DELIVERANCE TEMPLE CHURCH OF GOD IN CHRIST Deliverance Temple Church of God in Christ of Gretna, Inc will host a spiritFor more information, please contact 7 HILLCREST BAPTIST CHURCH 7 GLORY HILL HOLINESS CHURCH various acts of kindness expressions of support, visits, and each act were less civic, social, and faithis in this vein that we pen these words and commend Sincerely, Deaconess Althamease J. Blue & the Blue, Yon, and Jackson Family his donation of sound equipment for the dance held in sponsorship of the 8th Thank you, Students & staff of W.R. Tolars Hosford would like to recognize the girls who made the volleyball team for the 2013-2014 School Year at Hosford Elementary & Junior High School. Pictured are this years new team members: Holly Ammons, Chesney Broxton, Sally Fowler, McK enzie Hanna, Brooke Hires, Ally Maige, Hailee Melott, Gabby Morris, Lorraina Nava, Mary Beth Rogers, Emily Shiver, Brooke Shuler, Carlyn Sloat, Taryn Kirkland, Bailey Camp, Kaelyn Shiver and Camryn Durden. The Color Guard was Commanded JROTC River Battalion joins with Calhoun County Tucker Singletary, who was out of town during the presentation of FCAT awards at a previous Liberty County School Board perfect score on FCAT Reading at a more recent School Board meeting. Pictured is Chairman Kyle Peddie, presenting Tucker Rex Lumber Company pre sented the Liberty County School District with $50,000 for the high school athletic com plex. The district was approached by Rex Lumber Company per sonnel who offered to donate funding and materials for the Todd Polver, Rex Lum ber Company; Logan Kever, School Board Member; Kevin Williams, LCSB Maintenance and Facilities; and Doug Shul er, Shuler Architecture & Asso ciates have worked collabora Rex Lumber Company has also contacted their vendors for additional donations for funds and materials. Members of the Liberty County School Board are pictured with Todd Polver, Rex Lumber Company. Rex Lumber Company makes $50,000 donation Lady Panthers VOLLEYBALL Notes of Thanks
SEPTEMBER 11, 2013 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL Page 9 OPEN HOUSE at Blountstown Elementary Kids had a chance to introduce their parents to their teachers and show off their classrooms during Monday nights Open House at Blountstown Elementary School. ABOVE: Abby get in to. LEFT: Andie Lewis shows her grandmother Rhonda Martin her favorite book. BELOW LEFT: Ragina Daniels talks to parents, Tori and Drew Hathaway and their son, Trace. BELOW RIGHT: Abby Melton proudly takes Tammy Herndon to see her classroom. SHELBY RODDENBERRY PHOTOS FROM LEFT: Ben, Madalyn and Anna Jo Hall. Jamarion Engram holds onto his mom. Jennifer toria. RIGHT: Jordan Burke showing her students progress to parents Kelven and Lakasha Engram and their kids, Jamari yah and Jamarion. BELOW: Joni, Aaron, Caleb and Gavin Lambeth talk with Pam Detwei ler. Small Business Development offers seminars, free help MARIANNARepresentatives from the Small Business Development Center (SBDC) at Gulf Coast State College are offering professional seminars at Chipola College and free advice for businesses. Dr. Jim Froh, Dean of Chipolas School of Busi ness and Technology met recently with Robert Goetz, new director of the SBDC and Quen Lamb, SBDCs Dr. Froh says, We are excited about the programs/ seminars going on at Chipola. We want to reach out to our communities and help Small Businesses in all areas of their needs. Chipola has three seminars scheduled beginning with Social Media Beyond Facebook Sept. 20. The class provides an overview of new, emerging, and au search and Feasibility Analysis is Oct. 18, and Res taurant Fundamentals will meet Nov. 15. Seminars meet Fridays, from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m., at Chipola. com, by calling Elissa Severson at (850) 718-2441 or via email: firstname.lastname@example.org helping individuals start or expand a company. We are here to help businesses with expert advice to help them reach their goals. will be in Marianna on a regular basis including First Friday Chamber meetings. He is available by ap pointment for individuals who want to ask questions one on one. Both the Chipola and the Jackson County Cham ber has rooms for SBDC Analysts to meet one on one with entrepreneurs or persons trying to expand a busi ness. For information, call Quen Lamb at (800) 5427232, Ext. 3331; Dr. Jim Froh at (850) 718-2413; or Jackson County Chamber director Jeff Massey at (850) 482-8060. FROM LEFT: Robert Goetz, director of the SBDC; and Dr. Jim Froh, Dean of Chipolas School of Business and Technology. Chipola College ranks 14th best in nation in community colleges TALLAHASSEE Washington Monthly ranked Chipola College number 14 among national community colleges in its ninth annual college rankings survey. Four other Florida College System (FCS) institutions made the list: North Florida Community College, Mi ami Dade College, Valencia College and South Florida State College. On behalf of the faculty and staff of Chipola Col lege, we are pleased to be recognized for offering quality instruction, said Chipola President Dr. Gene Prough. I am very proud of our faculty and support personnel who provide a quality learning environment for our students." This honor recognizes the Florida College Systems commitment to both access and high-quality education, said FCS Chancellor Randy Hanna. I commend our colleges for their ongoing efforts to serve the needs of our state. Using data from the Community College Survey of Student Engagement and U.S. Department of Educa tion, Washington Monthly rates community colleges in a number of areas, including collaborative learning, student effort, academic rigor, student-faculty interac tion and support for learning. Retention, graduation and completion rates are also factored into the rankings. eleventh in the Three-year graduation/transfer rate at 57.9 percent. This number indicates the percentage of students who graduate or transfer to another college Chipola offers the Bachelor of Science Degree, the Associate in Arts Degree, the Associate in Science Degree and Workforce Development programs. According to Washington Monthlys editors, We designed the Washington Monthly college rankings to embody the American higher education compact at the institutional level. Instead of lauding colleges for closing their doors to all but an elite few, we give high marks to institutions that enroll low-income students, help them graduate and dont charge them an arm and a leg to attend. These rankings are especially important because they highlight the systems mission of providing access to low-cost, high-quality education and job training, said Chancellor Hanna. I am extremely proud of all of our colleges for helping prepare Floridians for highskill, high-wage jobs.