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FLY IN An excited youngster peeks out the window of an airplane as he takes to the sky during Sat urdays annual Calhoun County Fly-In, held at the airport on Hwy. 71. Kids from eight to 17 DAKODA BERG PHOTOS J OURNAL W ednesday SEPT. 18, 2013 Vol. 33 No. 38 THE CALHOUNLIBERTY } 50 includes tax Arrest Log & Reports.........2 Church news......3 Monument dedicated at Calhoun Courthouse ...... 3 Outdoors Down South: Time to test Floridians......6 Birthdays, Health Dept. event Friday.................9 LCHS football.............12 BHS football.........14 Obituaries, Job Market and Legals..................15 Journal Editor Blountstown Police Chief Rodney Smith surprised the Blountstown City Council by announcing his plans to retire at last week's meeting. Smith, who has served as police chief for three years, said his last day on the job would be Sept. 30. "It was unexpected," said Blountstown City Manager Emory Pierce, who said there were no issues that he was aware of that would have prompted Smith's decision. Two nights later at the Sept. 12 budget hearing, council members asked him to reconsider and he agreed to give it some thought if he could speak with each council member individually. "I've been kicking it around the last year," Smith told The Journal regarding his decision. He noted that he becomes eligible for his 25-year high risk retirement at the end of the month. He added that if he took another job after retiring, "it wouldn't be in law enforcement." City Council Chairman Tony Shoemake said the board has scheduled a workshop for 5 p.m. next Tuesday to discuss their options and talk with Smith to see if he would reconsider his resignation. Smith, who currently makes $56,000 a year, served as a many years before taking on the chief's job. Inmate stabbed in gang-related attack at LCI Journal Editor Charges are pending against a man serving two life sentences at Liberty Correctional Institution after another inmate was stabbed in the back four times Friday afternoon. by emergency helicopter. Department of Corrections (DOC) Deputy Communications Director Misty Cash would not identify the victim but said Tuesday afternoon that he is recovering and his wounds were not lifethreatening. Cash said the attack happened outside one of the dorms and "appears to have been gang related." She said a homemade weapon was used in the attack. charges against Christian G. Villafane. He has been transferred to Wakulla Correctional Institution. "We want people in the community to know we take any sort of incident between inmates and other inmates investigate this incident." Villafane, 28, received two life sentences in July kidnapping, assaulting or terrorizing a victim in Dade County. CHRISTIAN VILLAFANE Journal Editor A woman being held at the Liberty County Jail has been moved to another facility after she threw coffee into the face of one inmate and knocked out a second inmate, who is pregnant. Dana Chason, 44, of Altha, was being held for Calhoun County after being picked up on a probation violation. She was transferred to the Washington County Jail after the Sept. 11 altercation. After a security video showing Dana Chason arguing with one inmate and then fighting with another was viewed by the sheriffs staff, Chason was charged with battery on a pregnant woman and battery on an inmate. According to the report from the sheriffs office, Chason was seen on video as she got into an argument with an inmate around 9:30 a.m. last Wednesday. Chason is shown putting her face close to another Chason, who was holding a coffee mug in her right hand, threw the contents in the inmates face. The woman did not respond and remained by her bunk. Another inmate who saw what happened spoke up and told Chason what she did wasnt right. Chason replied, telling the woman she would beat her up if she interfered. The second inmate then got up from her bunk and walked toward Chason. As they began arguing, Chason punched the inmate in the forehead, knocking her to the ground and causing her to black out. Another inmate pulled Chason off the woman. injuries. The second woman, who is about two months pregnant, had several large bumps on her forehead and a bite wound on her left leg. Both women were taken to the emergency room at Calhoun-Liberty Hospital. Woman charged for knocking out pregnant inmate DANA CHASON Parrish trial called off after plea agreement Journal Editor Just a couple of days before jury selection was scheduled to begin for his trial on a concealed firearm charge, Floyd Parrish reached a plea agreement with the state Parrish was set to go to trial Sept. 18 in Liberty County; instead, he signed a deferred prosecution agreement which was filed in the Monday. The agreement states that he will not be prosecuted if he does not violate any laws in the next 12 months and does the following: 50 hours of community service at a minimum of four hours per month cost of prosecution within 60 days The Liberty County man was brought to the jail in Bristol after former Liberty County Deputy Jody Hoagland a concealed weapon on Parrish during a March 8 traffic stop. After learning of the traffic stop, then-sheriff Nick Finch went to the jail and released Parrish. Hoagland filed a complaint against the sheriff, who was later suspended from office misconduct following an investigation over allegations that he removed an arrest record the jail log. Finch denies the charges. He said he stopped Parrishs arrest because he didnt believe it was a good charge based on the law. The state attorneys office filed a charge of possession of a concealed firearm, a third degree felony, against Parrish on July 29. Finch is scheduled to go to trial on Oct. 29. FLOYD PARRISH
A Calhoun County couple with numerous documented purchases of pseudoephedrine was arrested for making methamphetamine after investigators searched their SR 69 residence last Wednesday. Calhoun County Sheriffs pulled up at the home around 11 a.m. and was met in the yard by Amanda Batson, who shares the home with Christopher Phillips and three children. When Wheetley said he had information the couple had been making methamphetamine on the premises, Batson denied doing so and said he was free to look around the home. Phillips came out from the home and spoke with Wheetley, telling him, Nothing like that is going on here, and stated that he was welcome to look around. Wheetley was joined at the scene by While searching the property, a cache of meth and meth-making materials were discovered in the ceiling of the closet in the master bedroom. Items seized included a dish that held suspected methamphetamine oil, another dish with suspected methamphetamine residue and a vial that held a unknown amount of methamphetamine and tin foil. A straw with residue, digital scales and a lithium battery were also found in the bedroom. The search also turned up two unopened boxes of pseudoephedrine pills and two unopened instant ice compresses. The arrest report stated has made 11 purchases of pseudoephedrine for a total of 23.52 grams. In the same timeframe, Phillips has bought nine boxes of pseudoephedrine, which totals 19.92 grams. Both were charged with manufacture of methamphetamine and possession of listed chemicals. Phillips was also charged with violation of state probation. Page 2 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL SEPTEMBER 18, 2013 CALHOUN COUNTY Sept. 9 Carla Lea Causey, VOP, CCSO. Sept. 11 Melissa Ann Terry, VOSP, CCSO. Amanda Caryn Batson, manu facture of meth, possession of listed chemicals, CCSO. Christopher Aaron Phillips, manufacture of meth, possession of listed chemicals, CCSO. Sept. 12 Bryant Washington, VOCP non-support, CCSO. Brandon Dalton Hatcher, VOSP, CCSO. Sept. 13 Tory Earl Stone, failure to ap pear, CCSO. Anthony Ernest Sansom, delin CCSO. Sept. 14 Shannon Charles Duncan, domestic battery, CCSO. Sept. 15 Athena Diana Moat, driving while license suspended or re voked with knowledge, CCSO. LIBERTY COUNTY Sept. 10 Carla Lea Causey, holding for CCSO, CCSO. Tracy Maloy, serving week ends, LCSO. Sept. 11 Amanda Batson, holding for CCSO, CCSO. Sept. 12 Dana Chason, battery on an inmate, aggravated battery on a pregnant victim, LCSO. Sept. 15 Tracy Maloy, serving week ends, LCSO. SHERIFFS LOG arresting agency. The names above represent those charged. We remind our readers that all are presumed innocent until proven guilty. 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Listen to Steven Seay and Glenn Millers play-by-play of the BHS Tigers vs South Walton at home -------------Friday, Sept. 20 at 6: 30 p.m. Hear Michael Wahlquist, Jay Taylor and Boo Morris with LCHS action as the Bulldogs take on Franklin Co. at Franklin Co. at 10 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 21. Swap Shop from 9-10 a.m. ET Buy, Sell, Trade or Give Stuff Away. Become a Volunteer Become a vital part of the advocacy team. Help an abused, neglected or otherwise at-risk child by becoming a Volunteer Guardian ad Litem. Florida Guardian ad Litem Foundation PHONE Waldorff Hardware 1/2 keyless chuck. Dual speed. Includes 2 batteries DeWalt 12 lithium-ion batteries and charger $89.99 $99.99 Youngstown man charged with domestic battery A 22-year-old Youngstown man was arrested after a deputy responded to a call about an altercation inside a travel around midday Saturday. The alleged victims mother called the Calhoun County Sheriffs Office after hearing her daughter scream for help and yell get off of me!, according to the complaint. She also stated that she heard a lot of rumbling in the trailer which sounded A friend of the couples said both had been in the front yard arguing but did not see any physical altercation. spoke with the woman at the travel trailer who but had visible red marks around her neck. taken into custody and charged with domestic battery. SHANNON DUNCAN Bristol woman injured in motorcycle crash in stable condition by Teresa Eubanks, Journal Editor A Bristol woman injured in a motorcycle accident Sunday was listed in stable condition at Bay Medical Center following surgery early Tuesday morning. Melisa Nobles and Shawn Rudd of Hosford were heading home after a family gathering in Walton County around 5 p.m. (CT) when their motorcycle went off CR 3280, just south of Bruce. "They were in the middle of a curve and the bike just got off balance," Ammons, who said the group had just left a restaurant. Family members were traveling ahead by car while Nobles' father, Faircloth, were also on motorcycles. went off the road and onto the east shoulder, where it slammed into a large cable box. Rudd went over the front of the 2005 Nobles "took the brunt of the hit on the cable box," the trooper said, explaining that she was partially thrown from the bike, which then landed on top of her leg. He said it was fortunate she had a helmet on. The impact of her head hitting the cable box cracked the helmet. Nobles was airlifted to the hospital in Panama City. Rudd was transported by ambulance and was treated and released. Ammons said her friend's injuries included a crushed right elbow, broken left arm, broken left leg and ankle. Nobles also suffered a skull fracture. Pair charged with making meth after SR 69 residence searched AMANDA BATSON CHRISTOPHER PHILLIPS Sept. 9 through Sept. 15, 2013
9/11 Ceremony of REMEMBRANCE Abe Springs Baptist Church will be celebrating Pastor Appreciation Day on Sunday, Sept. 22. Rev. Allen Pitts and his wife, Betty will be at the church for 35 years. We will also celebrate Rev. Pitts birthday. Please join us for the morning ser vices at 10:30 a.m. (CT) for special sing ing and preaching with Sister Elizabeth McCormick. We will have a covered dish lunch following the service. The meat will be provided by the church. Everyone is cordially invited to attend this special service and show our appreciation to Allen & Betty for 35 years of dedicated service. The church is located at 13913 SW County Road 275 South in Blountstown. For more information, please call (850) 674-5880. SEPTEMBER 18, 2013 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL Page 3 WE BUY LOGS! CONTACT ALAN KEETON (850) 814-5577 Pastor Appreciation Day at Abe Springs Baptist Church Sept. 22 JESUS IN THE PARK The churches in Altha have united again to host the third annual Jesus in the Park community-wide worship service on Sunday, Oct. 6. This annual gathering will take place at the Altha Area Recreation Park at 10 a.m. (CT) and will be followed by free food, fellowship, huge giveaways and fun and games for the whole family. Praise and worship music will be provided by local musicians, with guest speaker Jeff McSpadden of Mission 180 in Bristol bringing the message. Everyone is welcome to attend. Everything is casual so dress comfortable, put on sunscreen, and bring a blanket or lawn chair for seating. We look forward to seeing you at the park. For information, call (850) 447-0951. --------------BRISTOL PENTECOSTAL HOLINESS CHURCH Bristol Pentecostal Holiness Church welcomes special guests Doctors David and Kaye Dalton on Sunday, Sept. 29. David and Kaye will be ministering during our morning worship service. David grew up in Liberty County and is the son of Carlton and Elizabeth Dalton. We invite you to join us for this special service. We are located at 12413 NW Solomon Street, Bristol, FL 32321. For more information call (850) 643-5733. --------------SAINT MARY MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH Saint Mary Missionary Baptist Church will be observing our annual Ushers Celebration. We invite you to attend this cel ebration with us. Our celebration will be held on Sunday, Sept. 22 at 3 p.m. Guest church will be St. Paul A.M.E. Church and others. Please wear your uniforms. If you cannot attend, a donation is greatly appreciated. For more information contact Sister Betty Hudson at (850) 674-7310 or (850) 447-2274. Note of Thanks The family of the late Willie James Spears wish es to thank everyone for their show of love and support during the period of his untimely passing. We are so very grateful and blessed to know that so many people loved him. Wed like to give a special thanks to Pastor Phillips and his congrega tion at the First Baptist Church for the use of their sanctuary and the comfort chapter has now been written and his book is complete. His was a life well lived and a soul now at peace. We thank our friends from near and far for all the memories in our hearts. Again, we thank you over and over and may God continue to keep you is our prayer. Maple and Josh Spears NEWS from the PEWS Those who always answer the call for help were honored for their dedication and commitment at a special 9/11 Ceremony of Remembrance in Blountstown last Wednesday, Sept. 11. A monument commemorating the efforts of emergency responders was dedicated dur ing the program and local rescue person nel were recognized for their service. SHELBY RODDENBERRY PHOTOS
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Close-up, Far away & In-between CALL TODAY for a Smart Lens Evaluation Mullis Eye Institute 4320 5th Ave. Marianna (2 Blks from Jackson Hospital) (850) 526-7775 or 1(800)769-3429 Page 4 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL SEPTEMBER 18, 2013 THE ARTS BRISTOL The Liberty County Arts Council is proud to present Art Alive 2013. This year marks one decade of Art Alive which features art work from all over the panhandle and big bend area. The show kicks off Tuesday, Sept. 24 with an opening night reception from 6 8 p.m.(ET) at the Veterans Memorial Civic Center in Bristol and is open to the public. There will be light re freshments and musical entertainment from the Kern Family and Joshua Goodman. Art Alive 2013 will run from Sept. 25 through Oct. 5 and admis sion is FREE (donations are always appreciated). The exhibit will be open from 1 -7 p.m. (ET) on weekdays, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturdays and from 1 5 p.m. on Sunday (All times are Eastern). The show includes art mediums of various types from watercolor and oil paintings to quilts and shell carvings, and includes artists of all ages. On Saturday, Sept. 28, we will have Live art demonstrations by several artists in the area from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.: Dana Foster of Bristol will demonstrate glass bead making. Anuradha Mohan of Tallahassee will demonstrate henna tattoo art. Jeffrey L. Watt a Native American artist, will demonstrate charcoal drawing. We hope you will come and witness the extraordinary talent we have in our local community. If you are an artist, its not too late to submit your work. For more information, or to request an application contact: Art Alive 2013 kicks off Sept. 24 in Bristol ABOVE: Dana Foster is shown making glass beads at last years Artists Series at the Blountstown Library. BELOW LEFT: Henna tattoo art. BELOW RIGHT: An rendering from artist Jeffrey L. Watt. BLOUNTSTOWN The Blountstown Library held another fun Series Event Saturday evening. From Photographs to was a hit with the crowd as Thomas Wade Jackson showed his genuine passion for the Arts. His heart is in deep and there seems to be no limitation when it comes to his talents. The creative process is such an interesting topic and we learned about the way in which Thomas explores it. Tuning into his resourcefulness comes easily to him. Expression, whether through photog life's work. Thomas brings a world of magic into his pictures when composing, editing and 'merging' his photos. They look like paintings done with a brush! The light is almost surreal. Music and song was heard whenever the spirit moved. Friends came along to join Thomas adding to the quality of the event. After a break of deli cious refreshments the program continued and the feeling in the air was "this is a family affair"! Informal, relaxing and educational all rolled into one. A big thanks to our guest artist, Thomas Wade Jackson, and to those who so graciously helped and volunteered. Jackson brings magic to the Library artist series Saturday MARIANNA The Artists Guild of North west Florida is joined by Chipola College and the Chipola Regional Arts Association in proudly announcing the Ninth Annual Sunday After noon with the Arts exhibit and reception, Sunday, Nov. 3 at the Chipola College Cultural Center, 3056 College St., Mari anna from 1 4 p. m. The non-juried art exhibition is open to all exhibitors of both visual and liter ary art forms free of charge. Exhibitors will have the opportunity to share in cash awards of almost $1,000, the largest of which is the Kathy J. Wycoff Memorial Award of $500. The winner of this award is voted on by exhibiting artists. Other awards include a Peoples' Choice Grand Prize award, and two Peoples' Choice runners up awards, a Peoples' Choice Student Grand Prize, and two runners up in this category. Exhibitors and visitors alike will have the opportunity to meet and chat with regional known professional artist, Keith Martin Johns and historian and writer, Dale Cox, who are this year's special guest artist and writer. It is a family friendly event, open to everyone free of charge. In addition to hundreds of pieces of beautiful art, visitors will be treated to great music and tasty food. And door prizes will be given away periodically throughout the afternoon. Entry forms are available on the Artists Carnley at firstname.lastname@example.org, or by mail at The Artists Guild of Northwest Florida, P. O. Box 1605, Marianna, FL 32447. The entry deadline is Tuesday, Oct. 1. For more information, please con tact Sam Carnley at samcarnley@gmail. com, Larry Conley at mattie_pond@ yahoo.com, or Michele Tabor Kimbrough at email@example.com. This event would not be possible without the support of our sponsors. They include Florida Public Utilities, the Jackson County Floridan, First Com merce Credit Union, the Jackson County Tourist Development Council, The UPS Store, Marianna, and John Brewer Studio. Sunday Afternoon with the Arts set Nov. 3 at Chipola College Cultural Center Chipola Theatre auditions for s Radio Hour begin Sept. 30 MARIANNA Chipola College Theatre director Charles Sirmon will hold auditions for Hour Sept. 30, and Oct. 1, at 6 p.m. in the Center for the Arts. Auditions are for ages 16 and up. The show will run Dec. 5. With music by Walton Jones, the show is full of 1940s music, dancing and oldtime sound effects. Hits include: "That Old Black Magic," "Ain't She Sweet," "Blue Moon," "Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy," and "Have Yourself a Merry Lit tle Christmas." broadcast of the Manhattan Variety Cavalcade on a New York radio station in December 1942. Theatre-goers be come the live audience watching a cast of 14 and band rehearse and perform popular songs of the s, commer cials, messages to the troops overseas, and sound effects, as they also reveal the drama of their real life off mic situations. The cast of a dozen or so includes men and women with song and dance experience and a couple of roles that do not require singing. Band members interact with performers on stage, but only one has no lines. Sirmon also is looking for two to three tap dancers. Roles are: Pops stage doorman (no singing); Stan radio technician (no singing); Lou Cohn stage manager, does choreography, plays piano, sings in group numbers, no solos; Clifton A. Feddington the boss, the MC, charm ing at the mic, sings in group numbers; Neal Tilden cab driver, gets a solo but doesnt perform it well, sings in group numbers; Ann Collier secretary with beautiful voice, must be able to ball room dance, sings solos and duets and group songs; Geneva Lee Brown beautiful, jazz singer, group numbers as well as solos; Biff Baker plays trumpet (or sax) in the band, sings one solo; Connie Miller-teenager, pretty voice, tap dancer, jitterbugs, two solos, duet and sings in group songs; Johnny Cantone featured vocalist sings solos and group numbers; Ginger Brooks bubbleheaded waitress great song styl ist, some dance, solos and group songs; BJ Gibson Yale student, graceful dancer, good singer, so los and group songs; Wally Fer gusson delivery boy, sings along with this show; and Zoot Double man band-leader, plays piano, sings one number (but song can be spoken). For info, contact
SEPTEMBER 18, 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: firstname.lastname@example.org ADS: email@example.com JOURNAL STAFF J ohnny Eubanks...................Publisher Teresa Eubanks........................ Editor Sandra Brown...................Bookkeeper Domenick Esgro................Advertising 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! 5,280 Wednesday, Sept. 18 Saturday, Sept. 21 Thursday Sept. 19 Friday, Sept. 20 Monday, Sept. 23 Tuesday, Sept. 24 Sunday, Sept. 22 Calhoun County Farm Bureau Banquet 6 p.m. (CT) at the W.T. Neal Civic Center BHS home with South Walton, beginning at 7 p.m. (CT) LCHS travels to Franklin County High School, 7:30 p.m. (ET ) Swamp & Stomp Mud Run Altha Bog In, starts at 8 a.m. The West Gadsden Historical So ciety will meet Sunday, Sept. 29, at 3 p.m. at Gardner Hall, 150 East 11th St. in Greensboro. Please be sure to note the change of date for this meeting. This months meeting will be the 5th Sunday, rather than the usual 4th Sunday. Barbara Hines, Project Archaeol ogy Facilitator with the Florida Public Archaeology Network in Tallahassee, will be our guest speaker. As Florida celebrates VIVA FLOR IDA, the 500th year since Ponce de Leon discovered Florida, WGHS has arranged for Ms. Hines to give an overview of the history of the Spanish in Florida. She will be emphasizing the Spanish missions and focusing on Mission San Luis in Tallahassee and the Apalachee Indians. Her presentation will include a discussion of how the ence on Floridas heritage. We look forward to seeing each of you at this meeting. For further information, please e-mail info@gads denhistory.org or call (850) 442-6434. Gadsden Historical Society meeting Sunland Fall Fest planned for Oct. 26 The 35th Annual Sunland Fall Fes tival will be held Saturday, Oct. 26 at the Sunland Environment Park. Activities will begin with a parade at 9 a.m. and the day will conclude around 3 p.m. Sunland is located on Highway 71 north of Marianna. In addition to a parade, the festival features a multitude of activities for all ages. Numerous vendors are on hand with a variety of items for sale and a wide assortment of food to satisfy everyones taste buds. Entertainment also is provided throughout the day on multiple stages throughout the park. The parade kicks the day off at 9 a.m. and parade watchers can expect well over 50 entries in the parade, in cluding many new entries for this year. Those entries will include dignitaries from the Agency For Persons With Disabilities, Sunland and state and local governments. There will also be a variety of lo cal beauty queens, marching bands from area schools, motorcycle groups, vintage automobiles and much, much more. With family, friends, volunteers, vendors and the general public, Sunland expects more than 3,000 people will be strolling through the park that day. For general information concerning the Fall Festival or to reserve booths for crafts or food concessions please contact Karen Henrickson at (850) 482-9373. For parade information please con tact Clint Cox at (850) 482-9387. Girl Scouts of Altha and Blount stown are joining together on Tues day, Oct. 15 from 5:30 7 p.m. (CT) at Rivertown Community Church of Blountstown to promote Girl Scouts to Calhoun and Liberty Counties. This is open to any girls ages Kindergarten to 12th grade. We are also in need of adult volun teers. Even if you are unsure that Girl Scouts is for you or your daughter please come check it out. We will have food and crafts. We will also be able to answer any questions you may have. For more information please call Brittny Wooten at (850) 832-6777. Calhoun Girl Scouts to meet on Oct. 15 BIRTHDAYS Tim Revell, James Butler, Timmy Kitchen, Delynda Bailey BIRTHDAYS James Flowers & Stacy Batson BIRTHDAYS Gwen Cumbaa, Linda Blair, Sonya Capps, Stephen Foster BIRTHDAYS Cayla Eikeland & Al Lawson BIRTHDAYS Sharon Austin, Melissa OBryan, Lucretia Porter, Erma OBryan, Jamie Shiver, Shaula Jerkins, Jamie Lynn Chason, Rhonda Pumphrey BIRTHDAYS Vicki Woodward, Marc Tomlinson, Paul Lampkin, Amy Alderman, Jared Roberts BIRTHDAYS Ouida Strickland, Kathryn Rainwater, Dennis Cobb The Sound of Liberty Thursday, Sept. 19 Mossy Pond VFD 7 p.m., Fire House. Call 762-4388. Alzheimers Project support group 4 p.m., Calhoun Liberty Hospital. Call 386-2778, ext. 102 or james@alzheim ersproject.org. Bristol Girl Scout Troop #303 6:30 p.m. (ET) at The Club, Bristol. Friday, Sept. 20 8 p.m., Grace United Meth odist Church, Hosford. Call 544-0677. Saturday, Sept. 21 American Legion Dance 8-12 p.m. at the Legion Hall in Blountstown. Monday, Sept. 23 9 a.m., WT Neal Civic Center. Phone 643-2415, ext. 227. Blountstown Lions Club 6 p.m., Apalachee Restaurant Bees 5-8 p.m. (CT), WT Neal Civic Center, Blountstown 7 p.m., Voting house in Rock Bluff 7 p.m., Liberty Bulldog house. Phone 643-2344 or 643-4068. 6 p.m., Altha Community Center. Phone 674-1363. 7 p.m., Altha Fire Department. Phone 762-3718. Tuesday, Sept. 24 Sit-n-Sew meeting 6 p.m., First United Methodist Church Youth Hall, Clinton St. Phone 272-8980. Bristol Lions Club 7 p.m., Apalachee Restaurant. Phone 570-0222. Blountstown Chapter #179 O.E.S. 7 p.m., Dixie Lodge in Blountstown. Phone 674-8610. 7-8 p.m., Grace United Methodist Church, Hosford. Phone 5440677. Wednesday, Sept. 25 Boy Scout Troop 200 6:30 p.m. (ET) at the Mormon Church in Bristol. Phone 643-2373. MEETINGS Bluegrass Gospel Concert, 6:30 p.m. Blountstown Middle School Liberty Arts Council Art Alive Veterans Memorial Civic Center, at 6:30 p.m. The Sound of Liberty and The Garnet and Gold Girls, Liberty County Highs new dance team, performed at last Fridays game in Bristol. LEFT: Andrew Kern plays trumpet. CENTER: Nikki Anico performs with the dance team. RIGHT: Ben Beckwith takes a break from the to perform with the band Photos by Daniel Williams and Dakoda Berg
As the Washington D.C .crowd was engrossed in the Russian President Putin and President Obama dustup over the Syr ian chemical weapons, the rightwing Republicans, the Ebenezer Scrooge Party, was voting for the 41st time to defund ObamaCare. Not only were the House Re publicans exercising another vote to trash millions of Americans without healthcare, they also, once again, went after the poor in America who de pend on the government for something to eat. The Republicans refused to fund the national food program, Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Pro gram (SNAP) as part of the Farm Bill. It doesnt matter that in helping real farmers, the Farm Bill is also a form of federal welfare for rich gentlemen farmers, including some congressional members, the self-righteous, self-serving hypocrites on the right who wont hesitate to take food from hungry kids and old people. About two-thirds of SNAP re cipients are children and the elderly. Ive heard all the right-wing claims that people on subsistence programs are nothing more than wel fare queens suckling on the government teat. These right-wingers must live in another universe because if they should venture out into the real America they would know that millions of Americans barely eke by. The work I do takes me into the hinterlands. I see and talk with real Americans. Poorly educated, no money, living from day-to-day and no chance in Hell that their lives will change for the better. All are good people, honest, hardworking, if there is any work to be had, but they and their kids will never achieve the American Dream. You can be a self-righteous scrooge and look down your nose at these poor people, but they are people with basic rights, one of which is not to starve in America. Republican Eric Cantor, House Majority Leader, has proposed a law that will cut $40 billion from about 6 million people. There are about 50 million hungry people in America, about 15% of the total American population. Most of the SNAP recipients are children, old people and the disabled. The aver age SNAP payment is $133 monthly which will buy beans and bacon, but not much more. Beginning in 2007, the poverty rate increased from 13% to 15%. The reasonthe Recession, but, as ex pected, Republicans blame the increase in poverty levels on President Obama. The poverty rate was 15% in Presi On average, SNAP money is spent by the 3rd week of the month. In spite of all the how we love our military talk, there are approximately 900,000 military people in the SNAP program. While the news media was en grossed in Russian President Pu tins claims that Americans arent exceptional, my local newspaper had an article on the hungry and homeless in Okaloosa and Walton Counties. (www. okaloosawaltonhomeless.com) As of January 2013, there were a total of 925 households with a total of 1,658 homeless people in these two counties. Flor ida has the third largest homeless population in the U.S. Right-wingers apparently believe that if a person is poor, on the government dole for food subsistence, then its that persons fault. In many instances, that is true. People make bad choices. They refuse to get an education or learn a trade that will make them a living. In my view, success or lack of success in life is also dependent on a major factoropportunityto a point. Children raised in poor conditions in the hinter lands do not normally have the same opportunity as the child from the ghetto may become successful life. Life is a gamble for most of us. poor people. The question for all of us is what we do about it. Right-wingers will say, Get a job. I agree, but children and the aged cant get a job. Its a mystery to me why the right-wingers have zero compassion for the less fortunate in society. Do they think that people want to live on the streets, eat out of garbage cans? Do they think that old people want to live their last days in poverty? Do they think that school kids want to tell their friends that they are homeless and spend their nights in a car, a van, a cheap motel room or on the streets? Many are on their high-horse because Putin ques tioned our claim that we as a society are excep tional. Exceptionalism is the belief that we, as Americans, are different from other societies. But what is exceptional about the right-wing belief that we should collectively punish Americas poor? Page 6 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL SEPTEMBER 18, 2013 C ORNER Jerry Cox is a retired military OXS COMMENTARY Late Night Laughs A RECAP OF RECENT OBSERVATIONS BY LATE NIGHT TV HOSTS. The Ebenezer Scrooge Party Ive lost some weight. I am on that new Obama diet. Every day I let Vladimir Putin eat my lunch. JAY LENO an of Indian descent. The judge asked her three CONAN OBRIEN rez. Justin Bieber and Lil Wayne actually walked out Alvarez. When he saw the three of them of the stars they tried to get to dance. Over the ance since she went into hiding. I knew eventu ally she would have to come out for butter. leaving? CRAIG FERGUSON car drives itself. Im begging every member of Lindsay Lohans family to get one of these. JAY LENO next week. It has a great twist. It has returning their own family members. So if youre wondering million dollars. with that? Whod make a link between hockey and violence? CRAIG FERGUSON Helsinki which has the three-letter designation layover in Newark. JAY LENO the bear got frightened when he saw the two-year contract. JAY LENO in all of Godzillas sweaters? CRAIG FERGUSON Clooney girlfriend. You only get to serve for one year. Vladimir Putin wrote that America should not bite and beheadings. 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BRISTOL The Florida Department of Health in Liberty County wants to remind citizens to sign up for our FREE Quit Smoking Class. AHEC is ready to We are now offering a 4-week supply of free nicotine patches, gum and/or lozenges. Our next class is scheduled for Monday, Oct. 28 at 1 p.m. (ET) at the Florida Dept. of Health in Liberty County, 12832 NW Central Ave, Bristol. For more information call (850) 482-6500 or (850) 643-2415, ext. 229 or visit us online at www.ahecto bacco.org. Stop smoking class set Oct. 28 at Liberty County Health Dept. CPA Lunch and Learn seminar set Sept. 26 at Russ House, Marianna MARIANNA First Federal Bank of Florida, a preferred SBA lender, proudly announces a CPA seminar course which may qualify Florida CPAs for Technical Business CPE credit. The event will take place Thursday, Sept. 26 from 8 a.m. until noon at the Russ House located at 4318 Lafayette Street. Speakers for this event include Daniel M. Capitel Southeast Regional Director. He will speak on One bank, one rate, One consolidated statement. Nathan Simmons with American Funds Distribu tors, Inc. is a Regional Vice President and will speak on Perception versus Reality. Stephen Krumfolz with First Federal Bank of Florida is a Commercial Lender and SBA Specialist who will speak on SBA Lending: Navigating the process with your clients. Written proof of attendance will be pro vided for CPE credit submission. Please RSVP your attendance to Celena Medley by email at firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone (850) 547-7512 no later than Monday September 23rd. We look forward to seeing you at this informative event. Founded in 1962, First Federal has 19 branches located in Amelia Island, Bonifay, Bradenton, Chipley, Dowling Park, Jasper, Lake City, Live Oak, Macclenny, Marianna, Mayo, Sarasota and Yulee. Money management classes for women offered in Bristol BRISTOL At some point in their life, women are likely to be solely decision making. This series of classes is designed to provide women with information and encouragement about ful. No matter where you are in your path toward understanding financial management, you are likely to increase your The classes will cover the following topics: women setting and a spending plan will help you keep your pulse. Learning about insur ance, identity theft, scams, fraud, and credit manage ment will help you iden tify, evaluate, and develop a plan for protects your assets. Learning how to manage your money and how to invest will likely help your money grow. veloping an estate plan helps ensure your wishes are carried out. The 3-part series costs $20 per person; which cov ers the cost of all materials. Class dates are Tuesday, Oct. 1, 8 and 15 from 6:30 8:30 p.m. and held at the Veterans Memorial Civic Center. You may register at www.fcs-nw.eventbrite. com or in person at your Friday, Sept. 27. Scholarships may be available based on need. Contact the Extension Of request. For more information call or email Monica Brinkley, 643-2229 or MARIANNAThe Chipola College Criminal Justice Train ing Center will offer an evening Law Enforcement Auxiliary Of Friday, Oct. 4. Auxiliary Law Enforcement workforce and provide person nel for special assignments and details. Completion of the program allows persons to apply to vol unteer at any Law Enforcement Agency that utilizes an Auxil work with limited authority and The program will meet week nights from 5:30 to 9:30 p.m. The course is 319 clock hours in length. Training will consist of the following topics: Vehicle Operations, Defensive Tactics, Firearms, First Aid, Dart-Firing Candidates must be at least 19 years of age and earn a pass ing score on the Criminal Justice Basic Abilities Test (CJBAT) of fered at the Public Service Build ing every Tuesday at 12:30 p.m. Cost of the test is $45. Applicants must have a stan dard high school diploma or its equivalent and must undergo a medical physical examination, background check and drug screening. For information regarding the application process, contact Ste ven Stewart, Law Enforcement Coordinator, at 718-2286. Law Enforcement and Corrections Classes begin on Oct. 4 at Chipola MARIANNA The Chipola College Criminal Justice Train ing Center will offer an evening Law Enforce ment Academy and a Corrections to Law En forcement Cross-over class beginning Oct. 4. The program will meet weeknights from 5:30 to 9:30 p.m. Chipola also of fers an ongoing Basic Corrections academy beginning Oct. 22. Classes meet week days, from 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Completion of the program prepares candidates to take the State Board Exami nation for entry into the Correc the Criminal Justice Standards and Training Commission. Candidates for all programs must be at least 19 years of age and earn a passing score on the Criminal Justice Basic Abilities Test (CJBAT) offered at the Pub lic Service Building every Tuesday at 12:30 p.m. Cost of the test is $45. Applicants must have a standard high school diploma or its equivalent and must undergo a medical physical examina tion, background check and drug screening. Financial assistance is avail able based upon need and eligibility. For information regarding the ap plication process, contact Steven Stewart, Law Enforcement Coordinator, at 718-2286 or Jamie McAllister, Corrections Coordinator, at 7182212. CALL BETH EUBANKS, Tupperware Consultant (850) 643-2498 or (850) 570-0235 T upperware STACK COOKER SYSTEM Offer good through October 11 only Stackware Create quick, nutritious fam ily favorites with this complete microwave cooking set. Prepare ingredients and stack the pieces to brown meats, cook casseroles and bake cakes in your microwave in just minutes. ONLY $69 Microwave Pitcher Melt butter, cheese, chocolate and more with this large-capacity, microwave solution, and use the included cover to store mixtures for later. ITEM SOLD SEPARATELY, ONLY $25 QT Casserole Create side dishes along with your main course. ITEM SOLD SEPARATELY, ONLY $19 Rape Seed PLOT MIXES We also carry feed oats & feed wheat CALL (850) 762-3161 ALTHA FARMERS CO-OP, INC. Health Talk by Karen Collins, MS, RD, CDN American Institute for Cancer Research Q: What exactly is a plant-based diet? I get confused about what people are specifically recommending when they talk about this? A: In general, theres a good chance when you hear the phrase plantbased diet it means that the majority of what you eat comes from plant foods vegetables, fruits, grain products, beans, nuts and seeds. Some people or groups really mean a vegetarian diet (with no meat or poultry), or even a vegan diet (with no animal products at all). A predominantly plantbased diet whether or not its vegetarian is at the heart of nutrition recommendations to pro mote overall health and reduce cancer risk. This allows us to get plenty of the plant foods that antioxidant nutrients and phytochemicals, while more easily managing on foods that are not very concentrated in calories. If someone chooses to products, these foods play a supporting, rather than starring, role. Although highly processed foods like chips, crackers and pastries may technically be plant-based, these foods wont provide the and minimally processed foods and can lead to eating more calories than you need. So, choose a balanced, predominantly whole-foods, plant-based diet to help you reach and maintain a healthy weight. The American Institute for Cancer Research (AICR) is the cancer charity that fosters research on the relationship of nutrition, physical activity and weight management to cancer erature and educates the public about the results. 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Page 8 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL SEPTEMBER 18, 2013 LOGGERS! Dont get stopped in your tracks. Call us! Premium namebrand tires ACCEPTING NEW PA TIENTS Laban Bontrager, DMD 12761 NW Pea Ridge Rd., Bristol, FL 32321 TELEPHONE 643-5417 www.bristoldentalclinic.com DENTURE LAB ON PREMISES Same-Day Service on Repairs & Relines Bristol Dental Clinic Monica Bontrager, DMD Heating & Air Conditioning FL LIC. # CMC1249570 (850) 674-4777 Whaley Whaley Satisfaction Guaranteed! #1 Luxury Wash Outside wash only with Tire Shine $ 10 00 #2 Total Package Soft wash, hand dry, vacuum, clean windows, wheel cleaner, air freshener, tire shine, complete interior and exterior vinyl dressing. $ 25 00 & up QUICK SHINE CARWASH & AUTO DETAIL ........ 643-2100 Still owned & operated by Britt Kent Quick Shine is located on Hwy. 20 in Bristol & Blountstown BUG-B-GONE Polish Come see the Best! Rocky & Edmundo Pick Up & Delivery available with in 5 miles Special (REG. $29.95) Regular $30 Special with Package #2 ...$15 THIS WEEK ONLY KISS LOVE BUGS GOODBYE Bug-B-Gone without Package #2 $25 THIS WEEK ONLY Cleaning since 1990 CORLETTS ROOFING LLC FREE ESTIMA TES Michael Corlett (850) 643-7062 18925 Hwy. 20, Blountstown, FL 32424 Call us at (850) 674-4013 Blountstown Collision Center People sometimes ask me when to tell them that the sane-train de railed somewhere between Mar jorie Kinnan Rawlings and Carl Hiassen. Rawlings classic stories are Hiassen is the well-known Miami Herald assens? How did we go from wild to weird to what-thetion growth is part of the answer. ed for taking a fawn from the wild. Weve added indoor Rather than accept this fate, test for new arrivals, and not the night on the border in the Okefenokee Swamp. Then gather and clean a limit of scallops in St. Joe in Tallahassee. in it somewhere. and hanging out in the same Apalachicola River swamp that sacola. His columns can also be found on his blog, outdoors downsouth.com. We need a test to determine who can survive life in Florida JIM McCLELLANS OUTDOORS Down South Water supply development grant program HAVANA The Northwest Florida Water Management District has launched a grant program to help local governments and utilities across the panhandle address impor tant local water supply challenges and meet regional water supply protection and management needs. The Districts tentative Fiscal Year 2013-2014 budget includes $10 million to provide assistance for water supply development projects. Ensuring a clean and sustain able supply of water for the citizens and natural resources of Northwest Florida is one of the Districts top priorities, said District Executive Director Jon Steverson. On Wednesday, Sept. 4, approxi mately 30 representatives from local governments and utilities attended an informational workshop to learn more about the grant application process and the type of projects eligible to receive funding. Grant applications are due by Oct. 31. Eligible projects include both traditional and alternative water supply development projects, as well as water reuse projects and conservation projects that result in that demonstrate new or innovative techniques are encouraged, as well. District staff will evaluate grant applications based on criteria that include support of the Districts core missions and statutory water supply priorities, environmental to operate and maintain funded facilities, among others. Staff will present their recommendations to the Districts Governing Board, selections in late 2013. The information presented at the workshop, along with applica tion materials and guidelines, are available on the Districts website ested applicants can contact the Thorpe@nwfwmd.state.fl.us for more information or assistance.
SEPTEMBER 18, 2013 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL Page 9 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 Doesnt matter if shes playing in the mud or going to the prom, she always looks beautiful! HAPPY 18TH BIRTHDAY BRITTANY! LOVE DADDY, KELLY, MOM, JOSEPH, NANA AND PAPA! Brittany Graham ANGEL DENISE BRAKE Angel Denise Brake celebrated her 10th birthday on Sunday, Aug. 4. She is the daughter of the Patricia Brake and the late Larry Brake of Hosford. Her grandparents are Dan and Betty Henthorn and Donald and Elizabeth Brake. She enjoys riding her golf cart, hanging out with her best friends and giving her mom a hard time. She celebrated her birthday with a trip to Panama City Beach with her mom, Aunt Gail, and niece, J.J., where she did lots of swimming and shopping for her new Kindle Fire HD. GREGORY SOLOMON Gregory Solomon will celebrate his 60th birthday on Saturday, Sept. 21. He and his wife, Jacqueline are the parents of three children, Jamicka Solomon, Jasmine SolomonBanks and ONeal Solomon. He is employed with the Liberty County School Board and enjoys basketball, football and Jackie. He plans to celebrate his birthday with family and friends in Atlanta, GA. CHAMIYA DENAYSHA WILLIAMS Princess Chamiya Denaysha Williams will celebrate her sixth birthday on Monday, Sept. 22. She is the daughter of Chivas and Dallas Williams of Bristol. Her grandparents are Patricia and Dallas Hogans and Jackie Williams, all of Bristol. Her godparent is Carlyle Hall. Her siblings are Javis Davis and Aaliyah, Chivas, Jr. and Chivar Williams. She enjoys learning new things on her iPad, playing dress up with her mother, riding her bike and last but not least, bossing her two little brothers, C.J. and Var. She celebrated on Saturday at Wingate with a Summer Princess pool party. BIRTHDAYS BLOUNTSTOWN The Florida Department of Health in Calhoun and Liberty County will be honoring Fall Preven tion Awareness Day, on Friday, Sept. 20 at 9 a.m. (CT) at Magnolia Square in Blountstown across the street from the Diamond Corner. Our Tai Chi: Moving For Better Balance class will be performing a tai chi demonstration. We will be passing out Fall Preven tion Educational Materials and will also have infor mation available about free tai chi classes that will be offered in the future. Please stop by and take part in this event. For more informa tion on Fall Prevention and programs offered by Florida Department of Health in Calhoun and Liberty County, call Susan Tai chi has many health benefits. It is a mind and body practice that originated in China as a martial art and is used by many people to improve health and well-being. There are many different styles of tai chi, but all in volve slow, relaxed, gentle into the next. Tai chi is sometimes referred to as moving meditation the body is in constant motion, and practitioners focus on posture and deep breathing. Not only is tai chi a calming and relaxing exercise that im proves balance and helps prevent falls, it can have overall health and improve the health of individuals Fibromyalgia, heart con ditions, osteoarthritis, literature suggests there is strong evidence that tai chi may bring about many such as improved bone health, cardiopulmonary ity of life. Exercise is important for a healthy lifestyle but it is also a key part of therapy, rehabilitation and disease management. exercise routines are of ten recommended to help maintain stability and the coordinated movements necessary for everyday living. An NIH-funded study, reported in the Febru New England Journal of Medicine evaluated three different forms of exercise resistance train ing, stretching, and tai chi and found that tai chi led to the greatest overall improvements in balance and stability for patients with mild to moderate Fibromyalgia is a disorder characterized by muscle pain, fatigue, and other symptoms. Some experienced improve ments in sleep quality, mood, and quality of life after participating in tai chi and found the improve ments lasted for a period of time after the exercise. Tai chi exercise may be cardiovascular disease and cardiovascular risk factors by improving quality of life, mood, and exercise self-efficacy (belief in Osteoarthritis (OA) is an increasing problem among older adults, causing pain, func tional limitations, and reduced quality of life. The Chinese practice of tai chi, with its combination of physical and mental com ponents, seems promising for those who suffer with arthritis to decrease pain and depression while im proving physical function, related quality of life. Improving your bal ance through tai chi can help curtail the onset of suggests that this may be a result of growth and preservation of critical re gions of the brain affected by this illness. It is believed that regu lar participation in a tai chi exercise regimen enlarges the brain and enhances the cognitive abilities of the elderly. Tai chi is a gentle ex ercise with many health more information on tai chi, or programs offered by Florida Department of Health in Calhoun County Florida Department of Health in Liberty County, The mission of the Flor ida Department of Health is to protect, promote and improve the health of all people in Florida through integrated state, county and community efforts. Fall Prevention Awareness Day at Magnolia Square Friday
Page 10 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL SEPTEMBER 18, 2013 CASH BALANCE BROUGHT FORWARD ESTIMATED REVENUES: Taxes: Millage Per $1000 Ad Valorem Taxes 3.46 Mills Ad Valorem Taxes 6.54 Mills Sales & Use Taxes Charges for Services Intergovernmental Revenue Licenses & Permits Fines & Forfeitures Interest Earned/Other TOTAL REVENUES OTHER FINANCING SOURCES Other Financing Sources Operating Transfers In Transfers from Board of County Commissioners Transfers from Constitutional TOTAL OTHER FINANCING SOURCES TOTAL ESTIMATED REVENUE AND FINANCING SOURCES EXPENDITURES General Governmental Public Safety Physical Environment Transportation Debt Services Human Services Economic Environment Culture and Recreation Contingency TOTAL EXPENDITURES OTHER FINANCING USES Operating Transfers Out Transfers to Constitutional Reserves TOTAL OTHER FINANCING USES TOTAL APPROPRIATED EXPENDITURES AND RESERVES COUNTY OF LIBERTY FISCAL YEAR 2012-2013 THE TENTATIVE, ADOPTED, AND/OR FINAL BUDGETS ARE ON FILE IN THE OFFICE OF THE ABOVE-MENTIONED TAXING AUTHORITY AS A PUBLIC RECORD. S U P P L E M E N T A L BUDGET SUMMARY NOTICE OF SUPPLEMENTAL BUDGET HEARING FOR THE YEAR 2012-2013 FOR THE LIBERTY COUNTY BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS The public is invited to attend a Public Hearing on Monday, September 23, 2013 at 6 p.m. (E.T.) at the Liberty County Courthouse located at 10818 NW SR 20, Bristol, Florida 32321. Kathleen E. Brown, Clerk of Court Clerk to the Board of County Commissioners $535,871 $535,871 $1,351,452 $1,351,452 -----$259,650 $259,650 $32,510 $840,312 $148,461 -----$1,021,283 $2,237,177 $2,260,791 $1,090,241 $565,002 $6,153,211 $16,719 -----$16,719 $12,540 $7,836 $57,491 $77,867 $57,075 $2,532 $90 -----$59,697 $3,151,542 $4,462,923 $1,238,792 $565,002 -----$57,491 $9,475,750 $78,855 $1,158,600 ----------$1,237,455 $2,356,128 $2,356,128 ----------$78,855 $1,158,600 $2,356,128 ---------------$3,593,583 $3,230,397 $5,621,523 $3,594,920 $565,002 -----$57,491 $13,069,333 $857,635 -----$1,478,825 $53,667 $2,390,127 $216,487 $587,511 $2,116,095 $3,824 $2,923,917 $74,137 $926,636 $1,000,773 $2,311,344 -----$2,311,344 ----------$169,433 -----$169,433 $10,627 -----$10,627 $493,542 $20,009 $513,551 -----$1,821,861 $3,845,500 $3,594,920 ----------$57,491 $9,319,772 $478,508 $1,767,835 $565,002 $2,811,345 $930,028 -----$930,028 -----$8,188 -----$8,188 $1,408,536 $1,776,023 -----$565,002 ----------$3,749,561 $3,230,397 $5,621,523 $3,594,920 $565,002 -----$57,491 $13,069,333 Total Constitutional Capital Project Fund Special Revenue Fund General Fund Debt Service Expendable Trust Funds
SEPTEMBER 18, 2013 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL Page 11 CASH BALANCE BROUGHT FORWARD ESTIMATED REVENUES: Taxes: Millage Per $1000 Ad Valorem Taxes 2.51 Mills Ad Valorem Taxes 7.49 Mills Sales & Use Taxes Charges for Services Intergovernmental Revenue Licenses & Permits Fines & Forfeitures Interest Earned/Other TOTAL REVENUES OTHER FINANCING SOURCES Other Financing Sources Operating Transfers In Transfers from Board of County Commissioners Transfers from Constitutional TOTAL OTHER FINANCING SOURCES TOTAL ESTIMATED REVENUE AND FINANCING SOURCES AND CASH EXPENDITURES General Governmental Public Safety Physical Environment Transportation Debt Services Human Services Economic Environment Culture and Recreation Contingency TOTAL EXPENDITURES OTHER FINANCING USES Operating Transfers Out Transfers to Constitutional Reserves TOTAL OTHER FINANCING USES TOTAL APPROPRIATED EXPENDITURES AND RESERVES COUNTY OF LIBERTY FISCAL YEAR 2013-2014 Total Constitutional Capital Fund Revenue Fund General Fund Debt Expendable Trust Funds THE TENTATIVE, ADOPTED, AND/OR FINAL BUDGETS ARE ON FILE IN THE OFFICE OF THE ABOVE-MENTIONED TAXING AUTHORITY AS A PUBLIC RECORD. BUDGET SUMMARY NOTICE OF BUDGET HEARING The Liberty County Board of County Commissioners has A public hearing to make a FINAL DECISION on the budget AND TAXES will be held on Monday, September 23, 2013 at 6 p.m. in the Liberty County Kathleen E. Brown, Clerk of Court Clerk to the Board of County Commissioners $471,324 $471,324 $1,406,464 $1,406,464 $240,293 $419,407 $659,700 --------------------$3,395,265 $5,171,575 $289,825 $597,523 -----$49,619 $9,503,807 --------------------$78,855 $1,093,687 $2,451,671 ---------------$3,624,213 $3,714,413 $6,684,669 $2,741,496 $597,523 -----$49,619 $13,787,720 ----------------------------------------$2,319,585 $4,928,366 $2,741,496 $6,000 -----$49,619 $10,045,066 --------------------$1,394,828 $1,756,303 -----$591,523 ----------$3,742,654 $3,714,413 $6,684,669 $2,741,496 $597,523 -----$49,619 $13,787,720
Page 12 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL SEPTEMBER 18, 2013 Dawgs bag the limit 46-8 over Gators LCHS BULLDOGS ABOVE: A pack of Bulldogs descend on a lone Gator. BELOW: J.J. House (#11) narrowly avoids the reach of a Wewa player. by Richard Williams, Journal sports writer The Liberty County Bulldog football team went ABOVE: Above JD Sellers (#66) stops the ball carrier. BELOW: Coach Grant Grantham addresses his team after their win. ABOVE: Dee Fitzgerald (#6) leaps on his oppo nent. BELOW: Will Hosford (#12) hands off to Dee Fitzgerald (#6). PHOTOS BY DANIEL WILLIAMS & DAKODA BERG
Hosford School will host a Scholastic Book Fair Monday through Friday, Sept. 23 27, from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Funds raised will help purchase books for the media center. Families, faculty and the community are invited to attend this fun reading event that helps inspire children to become lifelong readers. The Book Fair will feature two special family events. Tuesday, Sept. 24 from 5-7 p.m. will be fam ily night and Friday, Sept. 27 from 7:30 9 a.m. will be a parent breakfast. The Book Fair offers specially priced books and educational products, including popular series, award-winning titles, new releases, adult bestsellers and other great reads from more than 100 publishers. Book Fair customers may help the school build classroom libraries by purchasing books through the Classroom Wish List program. SEPTEMBER 18, 2013 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL Page 13 LIBERTY SCHOOLS 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. 18 24 Liberty Post & Barn Pole Inc. DEMPSEY BARRON ROAD, BRISTOL (OFF HWY. 12 N) Phone (850) 643-5995 Beta Induction is Wednesday, Oct. 2. All Beta dues must be in by Friday, Sept. 20. LCHS received the FHSAA/Floyd E. Lay All-Sports Award (Class 1A overall Award). This is an honor for our student athletes and coaches. This award is determined by points awarded our sports teams based on each sport in each clas been assigned. Both our boys and our girls teams contributed to this honor. JV volleyball has a game Thursday, Sept. 19 at home against South Walton at 6 p.m. (ET), Monday, Sept. 23 away in Port St. Joe at 6 p.m. (ET) and Tuesday, Sept. 24 at home against NFC at 6 p.m. (ET). The Varsity Lady Dawgs have a game Thursday, Sept. 19 at home against South Walton at 7 p.m. (ET), Monday, Sept. 23 away in Port St. Joe at 7 p.m. (ET), and Tuesday, Sept. 24 at home against NFC at 7 p.m. (ET). JV Football has a game Thursday, Sept. 19 away in Sneads at 7 p.m. (ET). Varsity Football has a game Friday, Sept. 20 away in Franklin County at 7:30 p.m. (ET). Liberty High School BULLDOG BEAT Hosford School hosting Book Fair Sept. 23-27 FROM LEFT: Hunter Weeks, Hanna Baily, Amber King, Kaylee Wheetley and School Board Member Roger Reddick (back). School Board member donates handcrafted gun cabinet to W.R. Tolar eighth grade glass The 8th grade class at W.R. Tolar School was recently presented with a handcrafted gun cabinet by School Board Member Roger Reddick in sponsorship for the students trip to Orlando and Washington D.C. The gun cabinet will be auctioned off and the money will be put towards the upcom ing trip.
Blountstown rushes past Graceville 35-0 ABOVE: Hunter Jordan (14) scrambles to avoid getting sacked TOP RIGHT: Alex Mayorga (#22) is Peterson races to the goal line with blockers in tow. by Michael DeVuyst, contributing writer GRACEVILLE Friday the 13th started a little shaky for the Blountstown Tiger football team in Graceville. The opening coin toss was won by Blountstown (3-0) but an error from the team captains resulted in Blountstown kicking off to start both halves of the game. Once the game started, the chain gang was AWOL and the scoreboard clock was malfunctioning. However, three and a half min utes into the game and all was well again as Blountstown scored on threatened the entire night. The Tiger defense registered its second consecutive shutout and limited Brett Bozeman 5 yard TD reception from Hunter Jordan and Andrew Bennett kicked one of his 5 extra points of the night for a 7-0 lead. A three and out by Graceville and a short punt and Blountstown was set to start there next drive. Five plays later Jordan rumbled into the end punt just before it scooted out of bounds and raced 70 yards for a score. Blountstown led 21-0 at the half. Graceville received the second half kickoff and on their second play of the half hit a 50 yard reception down the sideline. That one of the night and over half of their total yards. The pass reception got Graceville down to the Blountstown 30, their closest sniff of the end zone, but two incompletions and two consecu tive tackles for a loss and Graceville gave the ball over on downs. Blountstown wasted no time and four plays yards away for his second score of the night and the 28-0 lead. Graceville gambled on their next possession going for it on line. A blitzing Jordan tackled the Graceville QB for a 2 yard loss and the gamble was lost. Graceville was 0-12 on third down conver sions and 0-5 on fourth down conversions on the night. Blountstown took advantage of later when Fabian Solomon ran the ball in from 5 yards out for the last score of the night with 50 and the 35-0 win. Offensively, Blountstown had 38 yards apiece. Jordan was 3-5 yards), B. Bozeman (5 yards) and Tripp Taylor (5 yards) had the 3 receptions for the Tigers. Anthony Wyrick led the Tiger 7 tackles each. Head coach Greg Jordan was pleased with the win but still sees areas that his team can improve. You see the score and look at the stats and you say that we dominated this game mistakes that must be corrected as we enter our district schedule. We need to stay healthy and continue to improve and become a little more balanced on offense and we can turn this good team into a great one. Blountstown opens up its new district schedule this week with a home game against the South Bowles Field in Blountstown this Friday night, Sept. 20 at 7 p.m. (CT) to watch the Tigers begin ABOVE: Shontavious Peterson and Fabion Solomon work together to bring their man to the turf. Page 14 SEPTEMBER 18, 2013 BHS TIGERS PHOTOS BY TONY SHOEMAKE
SEPTEMBER 18, 2013 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL Page 15 Charles McClellan Funeral Home Butler-Morgan/Morgan-McClellan Funeral Home Building at 15 S. Jackson St., Quincy, 32351 Phone: (850) 627-7677 or 643-2277 Charles K. McClellan Licensed Funeral Director 42 years experience Call us Let us explain how we can conveniently handle arrangements in Liberty County. 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 Peavy Funeral Home & Crematory Covenant Hospice to host one day camp for bereaved children Oct. 14 MARIANNA Losing a loved one is hard enough for adults, but have you ever considered how it looks through the eyes of a child? Most children have neither the experience nor emotional skills to navigate the hazards of loss and grief. One of the ways Covenant Hospice helps children who have experienced the loss of a loved one is through Camp Monarch, a one day bereavement camp. Covenant Hospice will offer bereaved children ages 6 to 14 who have experienced the death of a loved one or have a terminally ill loved one the opportunity to explore their emotions in a safe environment and gain strength from other children in similar situations through a vari ety of therapeutic activities includ artistic therapeutic activities, crafts and one-on-one sharing. Camp Monarch 2013 will be held at Pinnacle Place in Alford, FL on Saturday, Oct. 19. ing, nature trail and wildlife walk, arts and crafts, ad more. Lunch and snacks are provided. There is no charge for this Covenant Hospice program. Come join us for a day of fun and healing! Pre-registration is required; the deadline to register is Monday, Oct. 14. If you would like more informa tion, please contact Riley Henderson at (850) 482-8520 or toll free at (888) 817-2191. Celebrating its 30th Anniversary, organization dedicated to provid ing comprehensive, compassion ate services to patients and loved ones during times of life-limiting illnesses. For more information about Covenant Hospice or to make a hospice inquiry, contact the local or visit www.covenanthospice.org/ marianna. OBITUARIES SARAH JANE PULLAM YON BRISTOL Sarah Jane Pullam Yon, 50, of Bristol, passed away Saturday, Sept. 14, 2013 at her home. She was born on Dec. 19, 1962 in Quincy, and lived in Liberty County all of her life. She was a Liberty County school bus driver for 11 years, and worked for Brown Logging as a truck driver. She, along with her husband, Mike owned and operated M & S Trucking for a number of years. She attended the Blountstown First Assembly of God Church. She was preceded in death by her father, William Paul Teeny Pullam and her stepfather, Roy Dawson. Survivors include her husband, Mike Yon of Bristol; her mother, Betty Dawson of Bristol; two daughters, Karen Moran of Bristol and Angie Yon of Sneads; one brother, James Pullam of Bristol; two sisters, Renea Grande and her husband, Juan and Deborah Ann Chambers, all of Bristol; and four grandchildren, Dustin, Joe, Ana and J.T. Services were held on Tuesday, Sept. 17 at the Blountstown First Assembly of God Church with Rev in Lake Mystic Cemetery. Peavy Funeral Home in Blountstown was in charge of the arrangements. DOROTHY DENISE GODWIN ZITO BLOUNTSTOWN Dorothy Denise Godwin Zito, 56, of Blountstown, passed away Friday, Sept. 13, 2013 in Panama City, She was born in Chattahoochee, and had lived in Calhoun and Gulf Counties for most of her life. She worked as a custodian for the El Governor Hotel in Mexico Beach for a number of years. She at tended Rivertown Community Church. Survivors include her husband, Eddie Zito of Blount stown; two sisters, Wanda Roberts and her husband, J.W. and Diane Danford, all of Blountstown; three nephews, Ricky McDougald, Chris McDougald and Allen Roberts; one niece, Nancy Roberts; several other family and friends. Memorial services were held on Tuesday, Sept. 17 at Rivertown Community Church with Kevin Yoder Peavy Funeral Home in Blountstown was in charge of the arrangements. GLENICE KELLEY CLARKSVILLE Glenice Kelley, 71, of Clarksville, passed away Saturday, Sept. 14, 2013 at her home sur rounded by loved ones. She was born May 10, 1942 in St. Stephen, New Brunswick, Canada and grew up in Bath, ME graduating from Morse High School in 1960. She retired from New England Telephone and Telegraph. She moved to Florida in 1991 and she worked for Ramsey Piggly Wiggly in Blountstown for several years. She was preceded in death by her parents, Robert and Irene Mitchell Newman of Bath, ME; one brother, Gary Newman of Spartanburg, SC. Survivors include one daughter, Kimberly Wood and her husband, Ronnie of Clarksville; two sisters, Gail Wood and her husband, Ron of Clarksville and Glenda Bickford and her husband, Elliot of Orange Park; two brothers, Grady Newman of Phippsburg, ME and Robert Newman, Jr. of Portland, ME; two granddaughters, Kelley Wood of Tallahassee and Kassie Wood of Clarksville; one grandson, Mathew Wood of Clarksville; one great-grandson, Jayden Jackson of Clarksville; several nieces and nephews. Graveside services will be held on Friday, Sept. 20 at 10 a.m. in Clarksville Cemetery with Reverend David Adams Funeral Home is in charge of the arrange ments. Online condolences may be made at adamsfh. com. OZIE CORENE BURKETT MCCROAN BLOUNTSTOWN Ozie Corene Burkett McCroan, 89, of Blountstown, passed away Sunday, Sept. 15, 2013 at Blountstown Health and Rehabilitation Cen ter. She was born Feb. 18, 1924 to Richard and Rose Wood Burkett of the Macedonia Community. She was a homemaker the majority of her married life and, along on their farm near Blountstown. She was a Christian and loved the Lord. She was an extraordinary cook and and delicious food with everyone. She was preceded in death by her husband, Robert E. McCroan; one daughter, Ruthie Taylor; three grand children, Christy Carpenter, Alan McCroan and Robert Taylor; 11 brothers and sisters, Winnie Kelly, Jasper Burkett, Sula Tomassi, Clifford Burkett, Bertha Spears, Richard Burkett, Grady Burkett, Rosa Lee Parrish, Vassie Gaborik and two infant brothers. Survivors include four daughters, Marilyn Peddie and her husband, Jack of Bristol, Connie Carpenter and her husband, Cliff of Tallahassee, Christene Nettles and her husband, Jerre of Marianna and Oreba DuPont and her husband, George of Wakulla; one brother, Olen Burkett of Sumpter, SC; grandchildren, Kelly Umphress and her husband, Tommy, Kevin Peddie and his wife, Karen, Kammie Mann and her husband, Eric, Carrin Smith and her husband, Clint, Harley Ellerbee and her husband, John, Cindy Grantham and her husband, Gene, William Melton and his wife, Julie, Casey Hatcher and his wife, Nikki;15 great-grandchildren and one greatgreat-granddaughter; a special sister-in-law, Lovie Burkett; and a host of nieces and nephews. Services were held on Tuesday, Sept. 17 in the Chapel at Adams Funeral Home in Blountstown. Interment fol lowed in Macedonia Baptist Cemetery in Blountstown. Flowers will be accepted or donations may be made to the charity of choice. The family would like to express their gratitude for the loving care that their mother and grandmother received from the staff at Blountstown Health and Rehabilitation Center. Adams Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. JOB LEGAL NOTICE 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 DRIVERS All miles PAID (loaded & empty) Class-A CDL Flatbed Lease to own NO money down NO credit check Telephone (888) 880-5911 Guaranteed Home EVERY Weekend! 9-18-13 set for Oct. 13 at University Center Club in Tallahassee TALLAHASSEE The ninth annual Paula Bailey Dining in the Dark Lighthouse of the Big Bend and its blind and visually impaired clients, will take place this year on Sunday, Oct. 13 from 5:30 8:30 p.m., at the University Center Club at Florida State University in Tallahassee. Dining in the Dark is a unique Tallahassee din ing event that features a sumptuous dinner served completely in the dark. Diners will be guided and served again this year in a darkened University Center Club by members of the SWAT Team of the Leon ing their night vision goggles. Past attendees have remarked, I really liked the walk in my shoes experience of this event! The speakers were re ally inspiring. Im telling everyone about this event AND coming again next year! This is the most unique event Tallahassee has to offer! Dining in the Dark sponsorships are available by calling the Lighthouse at (850) 942-3658, and tickets for this exiting event went on sale in late August. The event honors Paula Bailey, a beloved Tal lahassee resident who became blind and deaf after contracting men ingitis in 1999. In 2005, while volunteering to help with Dining in the Dark that year, she was tragically killed in an automobile accident on her way to march in the Springtime Tallahassee Grand Parade. The Lighthouse of the Big Bend honors the memory of Paula who remains an inspiration to all of us. Last year, Dining in the Dark raised more than $30,000 for the Lighthouse of the Big Bend and the blind and visually impaired clients it serves. table organization that has served the visually disabled for the past 30 years and is an integral part of the Big Bend com munity. The mission of the Lighthouse is to assist people with vision loss in their pursuit of independence. Diners will be served in a dark ened University Center Club by members of the SWAT Team of the Leon County who will be using their night vision goggles.
Page 16 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL SEPTEMBER 18, 2013 ALTHA SCHOOL *Thursday, Sept. 19 Senior/Parent Break fast 7:30 a.m. 1st Cats Cuisine MS VB @ Hosford 3 p.m. *Friday, Sept. 20 FCA Breakfast Altha FBC, hosted by Victory Hill 7 a.m. *Saturday, Sept. 21 ACT Testing Varsity VB Tourna ment at Marianna *Monday, Sept. 23 JV/V VB vs. Sneads 5/6 p.m. Fall Picture Day/SR. Retakes/ Sports: CC/ VB *Tuesday, Sept. 24 MS VB vs. Hosford 3 p.m. JV/V VB vs. Gracev ille 5/6 p.m. *Thursday, Sept. 26 Talent search 12th grade to UF JV/V VB @ Cotton dale 5/6 p.m. *Saturday, Sept. 28 JV Volleyball Tour nament at Marianna Dates to Remember at Altha School Fall picture day is Monday, Sept. 23. Students in PreK 11th grade will have their pictures taken. This is the picture that will be in the yearbook. Proofs will be sent home for parents to select from in ordering. Sports pictures will be taken on this day for Cross Country and Volleyball. Sports pictures are "PrePay" and an order form will be sent home before Monday. There will also be retakes for senior portraits. Contact Sara Waldorff in the Media Center if you have questions. Fall pictures & senior portrait retakes Sept. 23 by Ashley Adkins Last Wednesday, Sept. 11, Floridas First Lady Mrs. Ann Scott visited Altha School. One of our fourth grade teachers, Mrs. Alday, received an email from Just for Teachers over the summer. The email contained information about how to complete a request to have the First Lady of Florida visit your school and read. Mrs. Alday completed the process using the informa tion in the email in hopes that Altha School would be awarded the opportunity to have Mrs. Scott visit. Mrs. Scott read to both Mrs. Alday and Mrs. Re hbergs fourth grade class from The One and Only Ivan, a popular Sunshine State book. The students had many questions for Mrs. Scott. She shared many things Florida is known for even giving the students a special Florida Bookmark, she explained some of the duties she has as the First Lady of Florida, about how she gets to spend time with foster children and military families, and about her travels and all the sights she had seen. She also told the students about how she was in New York City during 9/11 when the towers were attacked. Mrs. Scott also shared about her family: how she came from a military family and about her two daughters and her grandchildren. The students learned that Mrs. Scott is also an author. She shared about her book Love. Read. Learn. Baby tips, plus child wellness information and the journal will be distributed at no cost to new parents at hospitals throughout the state. While on campus, Superintendent Ralph Yoder, School Board Members Kelly King and Danny Ryals, and Principal Sue Price gave her a tour of our school. She stopped by our gym, the White Building, and many of our class rooms. While touring the culinary facilities, Mrs. Scott generously invited Mrs. Grangers Advanced Culinary Class to come and cook with her professional chef at the Florida Governors Mansion on one of their event days. All of us at Altha School would like to thank Mrs. Scott for visiting us. Floridas First Lady Ann Scott visits Althas fourth grade First Lady Ann Scott reads The One and Only Ivan to one of Althas fourth grade classes on a recent visit. On Wednesday, Sept. 4, Altha Public School was honored with a visit from former band and music director, Mr. Ralph Fabisiak. Mr. Fabisiak was the Altha School Band and Music Director from 1962 to 1966. During his visit he was able to see all the many changes that have taken place at Altha School, including meeting Altha Schools current Music Director, Mrs. Tina Smith, and visiting his old band room which now serves as classroom space in the gym. Many friends, former colleagues and former students stopped by to visit and reminisce with Mr. Fabisiak. Altha School gets a visit from former band director FROM LEFT: Principal Sue Price (Principal), School Board member Danny Ryals, Drew Peacock, Ralph Fabisiak, Terry Fabisiak (Mr. Fabisiaks son), Darryl Taylor (former principal and superintendent of Calhoun County), Andy Bowden (former student at Altha School), Charlotte Peacock Lima (former student at Altha School and PreK Teacher), Gene Ryals (former teacher at Altha school) and Joe Spears (former teacher at Altha school). Carr School is pleased to announce the following Students of the Month for Sep tember: Logan Andrews, Clay Charles, Layla Goins, Jacob Carpenter, Abbie Mathews, Cody Pass, Peyton Hires, Carly McWaters, Danielle McDaniel, Breanna Miller, Grace Brown, Daisy Burns, Bailee Miller, Caitlyn Hurst, Hannah Carillo and Holley Bailey. *Friday, Sept. 27 SAC meeting, 7:30 a.m. in the conference room *Sept. 30 Oct. 4 Homecoming Week Our annual "Good ies for Grandparents" was held Friday, Sept. 13, for Kindergarten and 1st Grade stu dents and their grand parents. They were treated to delicious "goodies" for break fast. Thank you to all the grandparents who joined their grandchil dren for breakfast! Goodies for Grandparents at BES Important Dates at Blountstown Elem. CARR SCHOOL Norris Smokehouse Custom work for over 20 years Wild Game & Meat Processing USDA Inspected Call (850) 674-4602 for more information Located on John H. 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For ALL Your One STOP Florist Margies Florist meeting of the Liberty County School Board as recorded by the board secretary Agenda Date: July 30, 2013 The meeting was called to order by Chairman Kyle Peddie. Board Members present at the meeting were Darrel Hayes, Roger Reddick, Tina Tharpe, Chairman Kyle Peddie, and Dr. Kathy Nobles. Logan Kever was in attendance by telephone, The prayer was offered by Chairman Peddie and the Pledge was led by Hayes. None None Motion was made by Hayes, seconded by Reddick, and carried unanimously to ap prove the agenda with emergency items. None None Motion was made by Hayes, sec onded by Kever, and carried unanimously to approve the recommendation to renew the contract with AETNA insurance with a 2% rate increase for the 2013-2014 SY, dick wanted it noted for the record that the reason the District chose not to go with CHP was because CHP would not carry multi-carrier options. Tharpe stated that this issue really needs to be looked at for the next school year. She stated that the Board needs to consider making a larger contribu tion toward the cost of insurance because employees cannot afford what they are cur rently required to pay. She further stated that the Board needs to offer employees something of value and options including an HMO plan. Motion was made by Reddick, sec onded by Hayes, and carried unanimously to approve the recommendation to increase the School Board's contribution to absorb cation. Motion was made by Tharpe, sec onded by Hayes, and carried unanimously to approve the Assurant Life Insurance rates for the 2013-2014 plan year. None None DELETE ITEMS None ITEMS None None None BOARD MEMBER ITEMS Reddick stated that next plan year he would like the board to consider paying also mentioned that he has been working with the Hour Glass to offer free or reduced eye care to students via a van that visits the schools and conducts onsite exams. Tharpe addressed the school supply list. She stated that there were many items on this list and that purchasing all of the items is expensive. She further stated that there are so many people in our community that this is a hardship for. She wanted the Board to consider the district purchasing some of these things such as hand sanitizer. Dr. Nobles provided a handout with the schedule from NEOLA to develop Policies and Procedures for the District. Tharpe vol unteered to serve on the committee to work with NEOLA. All Board Members expressed interest in attending the workshop on Oct. one Board Member attends the workshop the meeting will be noticed. Dr. Nobles also reminded the Board about the Back to School Breakfast for ALL District staff that will be held on Aug. 16, 2013, at 8:30 a.m. at the Civic Center. Motion was made by Tharpe, sec onded by Hayes, and carried unanimously to approve the recommendation to transfer Gretchen Harr from W.R. Tolar to the new Kindergarten position at Hosford School, effective Aug. 5, 2013. Motion was made by Reddick, sec onded by Kever, and carried unanimously to approve the recommendation to hire Gregory Solomon as a Teacher: at W.R. To lar School, effective Aug. 5, 2013. (Vacated by Gretchen Harr.) Motion was made by Tharpe, sec onded by Hayes, and carried unanimously to approve the recommendation to cor rect the mileage reimbursement rate from $0.565 (see Minutes from Feb. 12, 2013) to $0.445 which is the approved state rate. Motion was made by Reddick, sec onded by Tharpe, and carried unanimously to approve the recommendation to adopt the PAEC Master In-Service Plan for school years 2012-2017. Motion was made by Hayes, sec onded by Tharpe, and carried unanimously to approve the contract with FairPoint for the installation of the phone system at the Test Administration Center in the amount of $3,620. Motion was made by Tharpe, seconded by Hayes, and carried unanimously to adjourn the meeting at 8:58 a.m. Approved Sept. 10, 2013 ___________________ Dr. Kathy Nobles, Director of Administration Chairman Kyle Peddie Liberty School Board regular meeting minutes 13 regular meeting of the Liber ty County School Board as re corded by the board secretary Agenda Date: Aug. 6, 2013 to read ap prove the Agreement for Con tracted Services between Cal houn County School Board and Liberty County School Board to provide the services of a Licensed Physical Ther apy Assistant, beginning Aug. 1, 2013, ending June 3, 2014, in the amount of $23,261.70 (payable in 10 monthly pay ments of $2,326.17). The meeting was called to order by Chairman Kyle Ped die. Members present at the meeting were Chairman Ped die, Darrel Hayes, Roger Red dick, Tina Tharpe, and Logan Kever; Dr. Kathy Nobles was also in attendance. The prayer was offered by Rusty Hill and the Pledge was led by Kever. Tucker Singletary was rec ognized by Peddie and the Board for achieving a perfect score on FCAT 2.0 Reading. Todd Polver made a dona tion to the Board on behalf of North Florida lumber, Inc., Rex Lumber Company, for $50,000 to be used for the construction of the new Fieldhouse. Garnette Pullam wanted to publicly thank, C.W. Roberts Company and Andy Bailey for making a second donation of 4 loads of milling to W.R. Tolar School so that they can build 2 new parking lots. Motion was made by Hayes, seconded by Tharpe, and car ried unanimously to approve the agenda with emergency items and the correction to agenda item #10, FA 1). Motion was made by Red dick, seconded by Tharpe, and carried unanimously to approve the July 19, 2013, Workshop, and Regular Board Meetings and the July 29, 2013, Workshop, Public Bud get Hearing and Emergency Board Meetings. Motion was made by Tharpe, seconded by Hayes, to approve the updated Liberty County School Board Person nel Supplements for the 20132014 SY. A new motion was made by Reddick, seconded by Tharpe to amend the origi nal motion to add an additional $400 per year supplement to the Head Baseball Coach, Head Softball Coach, and Head Volleyball Coach, mak ing the total paid to each head coach $3,000 for 2013-2014 SY; the new motion carried unanimously to approve the Supplement increase. Motion was made by Tharpe, seconded by Reddick, and car ried unanimously to approve FC 1), FC 2), FC4), and FC 5). Principals' Reports for July, 2013 Financial Statements for July, 2013 DELETE Bills and Payroll for July, 2013 Approve the August 6, 2013, Revised Salary Sched ule for 2013-2014 SY. Motion was made by Tharpe, seconded by Kever, and carried unanimously to approve the Agreement for Contracted Services between Calhoun County School Board and Liberty County School Board to provide the services of a Licensed Physical Ther apy Assistant, beginning Aug. 1, 2013, ending June 3, 2014, in the amount of $23,261.70 (payable in 10 monthly pay ments of $2,326.17). Motion was made by Reddick, seconded by Hayes, and carried unanimously to ap prove the Cooperative Agree ment with the Florida Depart ment of Health for Registered Nurse Services, Florida De partment of Health-Liberty, be ginning July 1, 2013, and end ing on June 30, 2014, at the rate of $30.00 per hour. Motion was made by Kever, seconded by Tharpe, and carried unanimously to ap prove the proposal to the LCSB from Exceptional Consulting Services, Inc. for professional and technical services for the IDEA Grant for the 2013-2014 SY. Motion was made by Hayes, seconded by Reddick, and carried unanimously to approve the contract between LCSB and Helen Cox Hall Sep tic Service for the 20132014 SY. Motion was made by Tharpe, seconded by Hayes, and carried unanimously to approve the Memorandum of Agreement between LCSB and North Florida Child Develop ment, Inc. ITEMS Motion was made by Reddick, seconded by Hayes, and carried unanimously to ap prove permission to advertise for AVID tutors at LCHS, Hos ford School, and W.R. Tolar School. Motion was made by Kever, seconded by Tharpe, and carried unanimously to ap prove the request to create a part time Art teacher at LCHS. Motion was made by Reddick, seconded by Hayes, and carried unanimously to approve the request for FMLA maternity absence for Lori Young from Oct. 28, 2013, to Dec. 6, 2013. Motion was made by Reddick, seconded by Tharpe, and carried unanimously to ap prove the transfer of one teach er position from LCHS to W.R. Tolar School, effective Aug. 5, 2013. Motion was made by Hayes, seconded by Tharpe, and carried unanimously to approve the transfer of Mary Flowers from LCHS to W.R. Tolar School, effective Aug. 5, 2013. Motion was made by Reddick, seconded by Tharpe, and carried unanimously to ap prove the request to hire Gyll Moore as a part-time Art teach er as LCHS, effective Aug. 19, 2013. ITEMS Motion was made by Kever, seconded by Hayes, and carried unanimously to ap prove the Bus Routes for the 2013-2014 SY. Motion was made by Reddick, seconded by Tharpe, and carried unanimously to approve the Bus Stops for the 2013-2014 SY. ITEMS Motion was made by Kever, seconded by Hayes, and carried unanimously to approve the "Take Stock in Children" Agreement between Chipola College and the LCSB. Motion was made by Reddick, seconded by Tharpe, and carried unanimously to approve the addendum to K-5 and 6-8 Student Progression Plans. Motion was made by Hayes, seconded by Tharpe, and carried unanimously to ap prove the Revised MOU with Calhoun County for JROTC for 2013-2014 SY. None None ITEMS None ITEMS Dr. Nobles presented the Board with a fee proposal from Shuler Architecture and As sociates for the construction documents for the new Liberty County Football Field House, Concession Stand, and Rest rooms Project. The proposed fee is $5,000. Included in the fee are the architectural and engineering drawings to pro duce a permit-able set of con struction/bid documents. Dr. Nobles also presented the Board with a spreadsheet showing the number of cus todial positions there were at LCSB for the 2012-2013 SY and the number for 2013-2014 SY. She stated that the spread sheet shows that there were 17 custodial positions approved by the Board for 2013-2014 SY and all17 positions are cur Dr. Nobles complemented Kevin Williams and his staff for getting all the installations done for the dispensers in plenty of time for the start of school. She stated that there were approxi mately 1,000 pieces. Dr. Nobles also compliment ed Rita Lewis, Lisa Rast and the Food Service staff for their hard work this summer and for their hard work and dedication to the Food Service Program for the 2013-2014 SY. She said the Food Service staff is proud to offer free meals to Pre-KGrade 8 this school year. Lewis encouraged all meeting attend ees to visit an open house on Aug. 15 and sample the new food choices for the coming school year. BOARD MEMBER ITEMS Reddick stated that he would like to see the District offer the Open House at each school on different days next year so that parents can attend an Open House for all of their children. He also reminded ev eryone about the district wide breakfast for all staff on Friday, Aug. 16 at 8:30 a.m. at the Civ ic Center. Peddie stated that he had received some complaints about LCHS and CCHS having graduation on the same day. Dr. Nobles stated that she had talked with Superintendent Yoder and tried to reach a com promise but had not been suc cessful she said LCHS gradu ation will remain on May 30, 2014, at 8:00. Peddie asked her to revisit the issue with Cal houn County and see if we can agree on different times so that people can attend both gradu ations. A discussion was held about the Senior Parking Lot at the LCHS. Motion was made by Hayes, seconded by Reddick, and carried unanimously to ap prove the updated teacher job description. Motion was made by Hayes, seconded by Reddick, and carried unanimously to ap prove the recommendation to hire the following bus monitors; Amanda Cain for the Sumatra Route ($9000 per year); Deb bie Clark for the In-town Route ($3,500 per year); Carol An drews, Stacey Beckwith, Re nee Odom, Terrell Sykes, Don na Goff, and Wynona Mathis for the remaining Routes all to be paid $5,000 for the 20132014 SY. This will be paid from the additional transportations funds generated by the use of monitors. Motion was made by Thar pe, seconded by Kever, and carried 4-0 to approve the recommendation to hire Kathy Hayes as a bus monitor, to be paid $5,000 for the 2013-2014 SY. Hayes abstained from vot ing. Motion was made by Red dick, seconded by Hayes, and carried unanimously to adjourn the meeting at 7:59 p.m. Approved Sept. 10, 2013 ___________________ Dr. Kathy Nobles, Director of Administration Chairman Kyle Peddie
Page 18 THE CALHOUN-LIBERTY JOURNAL SEPTEMBER 18, 2013 Minutes from the Sept. 10 School Board meeting Agenda Date: Sept. 3, 2013. ADDITIONS/CORRECTIONS TO THE AGENDA CALL TO ORDER/OPENING COMMENTS PRAYER AND PLEDGE Prayer Pledge RECOGNITION AND PRESENTATION PUBLIC COMMENTS NOTE: Any person addressing the board is reminded that the name of any student, other than the child(ren) of the person addressing the Board, should not be mentioned or disclosed in the person's comments, and other children will not be discussed in the public forum. This time is set aside for the Citizens of Liberty County to address the School Board. This is not a question or answer period, nor a political forum. Personal accusations and/or derogatory remarks will not be tolerated. Comments should be limited to three minutes or less. In the interest of time, the Chairman reserves the right to limit the number of speakers on a single topic to two individuals. APPROVAL OF AGENDA APPROVAL OF MINUTES Aug. 6, 2013 Aug. 13, 2013 OLD BUSINESS FINANCE CONSENT ITEMS FC 1) effort millage rate at 5.354 (Includes Prior period funding adjustment of 0.053). FC 2) operating millage rate at 0.748. FC 3) Approve Resolution 13-03 (ESE524) (in cludes all millage rates). FC 4) budget. FC 5) Principals' Reports for August, 2013 FC 6) Financial Statements for August, 2013 FC 7) Bills and Payroll for August, 2013 FINANCE ACTION ITEMS FA 1) Approve the recommendation to change bank account signatures at Cadence Bank to add Dr. Kathy Nobles as an authorized signee for Lib erty County School District. FA 2) DELETE FA 3) Approve the contract between LCSB and Generations for mental health counseling. FA 4) Approve the Disposition of Property Re port for 2012-2013 SY PERSONNEL CONSENT ITEMS PC 1) Approve the request to delete two (2) part-time (3.5 hour) positions at Hosford School and create one (1) full-time (7 hour) lunchroom position. PC 2) Approve the request for Judy Pate to receive a supplement for transporting the Early Learning Childcare students from LCHS to LEAC for the 2013-2014 SY. PC 3) Approve the request to approve Leigh Summers, Courtney Lewis, and Kelsy McDaniel for AVID Tutors at LCHS, W.R. Tolar K-8 School, and Hosford Elementary and Junior High for the 2013-2014 SY or until funds are expended; they are to be paid $10.00 per hour, not to exceed 16 hours per week. PC 4) Approve Supplements for the 2013-2014 SY to be paid from the Invest in Children con tract with Department of Juvenile Justice; Project Manager $400 per month, 2 mentors at $375 per month for 9 months. PERSONNEL ACTION ITEMS PA 1) Approve the request to promote Mendy Jones to the (1) full-time (7 hour) lunchroom posi tion created after the two (2) part-time (3.5 hour) lunchroom positions were deleted at Hosford School. PA 2) Approve the request for Sky Scott to receive the volleyball supplement at W. R. Tolar School for the FY 2013-2014, effective Aug. 19, 2013, to be split with Kristy Pleasant. PA 3) Approve the request for Joan Wright to receive the JV cheerleading supplement for FY 2013-2014, effective Aug. 19, 2013. PA 4) Approve the request for Kimberly Fine to receive the Bus Monitor supplement for FY 20132014, ($5,000) effective Aug. 19, 2013. PA 5) Approve the request to transfer 1 teacher position from BYA to Tolar effective September 3, 2013. The position will change from a 12 month to a 10 month position. The transfer is due to the closing of BYA facility in December 2013. PA 6) Approve the request to transfer Marion Presha from BYA to Tolar effective Sept. 3, 2013. The transfer is due to the closing of BYA facility in December 2013. PA 7) Approve the request to change Terrell Sykes from a 12 month teacher to a 10 month teacher at BYA, effective Sept. 3, 2013. The transfer is due to the closing of BYA facility in De cember 2013. PA 8) Approve the request to change David Shuler from a 12 month teacher to a 10 month teacher at BYA, effective Sept. 3, 2013. The transfer is due to the closing of BYA facility in De cember 2013. PA 9) Approve the teachers that are Out-ofField at all Liberty County Schools. PA 10) Approve the AVID Tutor job description. INSTRUCTION/ CURRICULUM CONSENT ITEMS IC 1) Approve the Articulation Agreements between Tallahassee Community College and LCSB for Dual Enrollment and Career Pathways for 2013-2014 SY. IC 2) Approve an assessment plan which dis tinguishes state and district assessments as re quired by the Florida Department of Education (FLDOE). IC 3) Approve the Education Partnership Agreement between Keiser University, Tallahas see, Florida and LCSB. IC 4) Approve the LCSD, 21'1 Century Com munity Learning Center, 2013-2014 Request for Proposal (RFP). INSTRUCTION/ CURRICULUM ACTION ITEMS lA 1) Approve ___________, ________, _______, _______, and _______ to attend Lib erty County Adult School and take the GED af ter he/she has completed a prescribed course of study. lA 2) A request for a hearing was waived; re quest approval for _______ and _______ to be placed in Horizons as an appropriate alternative setting for 180 days from Aug. 20, 2013, in lieu of expulsion based on Section IV (p. 12) of the Code of Conduct. This student may return to LCHS ef fective August 2014. OPERATIONS/FACILITIES CONSENT ITEMS 0I 1) Approve the request from UF/IFAS Lib erty County Extension director, Monica Brinkley, to use the horse arena located on school board property for the 2013-2014 SY. OPERATIONS/FACILITIES ACTION ITEMS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY CONSENT ITEMS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY ACTION ITEMS SUPERINTENDENT ITEMS Sl l) Request permission to approve Mr. Logan Kever and Business Owner _______ to sit on the Value Adjustment Board to represent the District. BOARD MEMBER ITEMS CLOSING COMMENTS EMERGENCY ITEMS El l) Approve the resignation letter from Aman da Brock, Allied Health teacher at LCHS, effective Sept. 13, 2013. El 2) Approve the request for permission to advertise Allied Health teacher position at LCHS. El 3) Approve the request to transfer Patrick "Joe" Hayes from LCHS teacher (12 month) to BYA teacher (12 month) effective 2013 El 4) Approve the request to transfer David Shuler from BYA teacher (10 months) to LCHS teacher (10 months) effective 2013. El 5) Approve the contract for LCSD Food Service to piggy back on the Escambia County School Board contract with Butler Foods. El 6) Approve the contract for LCSD Food Ser vice to piggy back on the Gadsden County School Board with Coca Cola. El 7) Approve June 2013 Budget Amendments. El 8) Approve the expulsion of student from Horizon's school, effective Sept. 6, 2013. Parent/ guardian waives School Board Hearing. El 9) Approve the AFR for 2012-2013 SY. ADJOURNMENT If you have any questions or need additional information, please call (850) 643-2275, or come Florida 32321. Approved Sept. 10, 2013 ___________________ Dr. Kathy Nobles, Director of Administration Chairman Kyle Peddie Tolar Middle School VOLLEY BALL We have great potential and we just havent been playing to the best of our abilities, but we hope to turn things around and correct our techniques and have the winning season were hoping for, said Tolar Vol leyball Team Head Coach Kristy Pleasant after a se ries of three losses. The Tolar team was defeated by Hosford Middle School on Tuesday, Sept. 10. The girls have also played against Blountstown and Altha, but lost both games in their last set. The team Tuesday, Sept. 17 with their they beat Franklin County in two sets. Danielle Lee (#9) out-jumps Clarissa Gordon (#3) for the ball. thers. ABOVE: The Tolar defense Caroline Carson, Danielle Lee, Clarissa Gordon and Brooke Hargrove get set for the serve. DANIEL WILLIAMS PHOTOS
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