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County deputies arrest soldier
Georgia man a suspect in assault on Fort Rucker
BY EE10NY HORTON er was arrested in Florida. According to the Fort not released, was in sta- after a reported break-in
Media General News Service Arm
y Sgt Christopher Rucker Public Affairs Of- ble condition after being and a .
A Georgia soldier who
authorities said may have
been involved in an aggra-
vated assault on Fort Ruck-
Saulsberry, of the 1st Bat-
talion, 9th Field Artillery
unit at Fort Stewart, Ga.,
was arrested in Marianna
fice, Saulsberry is a sus-
pect in an assault on Fort
Rucker that left one resi-
dent with injuries. That
resident, whose name was
transported to a local hos-
pital, according to PAO.
PAO stated the incident
appeared to have occurred
around 5:30 a.m. Monday
Jackson County Sheriff's
Maj. Donnie Branch said
Saulsberry was arrested in
Jackson County on Mon-
day without incident after
he allegedly fled the scene
in Fort Rucker. Saulsberry
was turned over to military
authorities later that day.
The incident remains
under investigation, ac-
cording to PAO.
Ebony Horton is a reporter for the
No reports of
illnesses yet, but
products may be
BY EBONY HORTON
Media General News Service
Ground chuck, diced ba-
con and some Layer Dips
products with guacamole
that were potentially sold
at local Publix and Winn-
Dixie stores have been re-
called after authorities dis-
covered a possible link to
E. Coli or other food-borne
According to a statement
from the Alabama Depart-
ment of Agriculture and
Industries Food Safety divi-
sion, no reports of illnesses
related to consumption of
the products had been re-
ported as of early Tuesday,
but voluntary recalls have
been issued for all of the
items after routine testing
in processing facilities.
The National Beef Pack-
ing Co. issued its recall of
ground beef products pro-
duced at its Dodge City,
Kansas, production facility
that may be contaminated
with E. Coli. The ground
chuck was sold in Publix
and Winn-Dixie grocery
stores in Alabama, Georgia,
Florida, Louisiana, Missis-
sippi, South Carolina arid
Tennessee, according to
the state department.
The state department
See RECALL, Page 7A
) A list of recalled product
dates and codes can be
found at the U.S. Food
and Drug Administration
Customers with food
safety questions can get in
contact ath these sources
) National Beef toll-free
hotline at 1-877-800-
) U.S. Department of
Agriculture's Meat and
Poultry HotUne at 1-800-
674-6854 (from 10a.m.
to 4 p.m. EST, Monday
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Water Tuesday at the Chipola College Pool. While the pool is expected to be open through September,
he regular hours of operation will be subject to adjustment. To find out the pool hours, call 850-718-
Pedaling Across the Country
Group biling 4,300 miles just for fun
Bicyclists stay .-
overnight in Marianna
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BY DEBORAH BUCKHALTER
i A group of bicyclists
pedaled through Jack-
son County Monday and
Tuesday as they made
their way from Oregon
to Jacksonville in a cross-
country trek that began in
They will have covered
4,300 miles when they ar-
rive at Jacksonville Beach
in a few days. They stayed
at a motel in Marianna
Monday night, and were
in Sneads by 8 the next
There were 22-24 on
the' ride when it started
on June 4, ranging in age
from 53 to 80 years old. Al-
though a few had to drop
out along the way due to
injury or fatigue, most will
see the finish line, includ-
ing the 80-year-old.
The trip is just for fun,
the riders said, and was
oYganized through the
Bicycle Adventures Club.
They cover about 63 miles
a day' on average, and
were expecting to be in
Tallahassee by nightfall
The riders come from
all over the United States,
including California, In-
diana, Washington, Mon-
tana, New Jersey, New
York and Arizona.
They usually follow
American Cycling Asso-
ciation maps, but take
detours to see local at-
tractions when they have
They didn't know about
the Florida Caverns State
Park when they were in
Marianna, but would
have taken that in if they
had learned of it in time,
From left: Trudy Nye, John DeVries, Joann DeVries and Pete Sands take a rest and water
break at a business in Sneads before continuing their 4,300 mile trek from Oregon to
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a Chipola College returning student
registration for fall terms A and B is 8 a.m. to 6
p.m. Call 718-2211; visit www.chipola.edu.
) "Everybody's a Teacher" workshop 8:30 to
10:30 a.m. in the Chipola College Arts Center, 3056
College St. in Marianna.All interested community
members are invited to attend.
) Jackson County Habitat for Humanit i
Warehouse hours: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
a Alcoholics Anonymous Open meeting, noon
to 1 p.m., First United Methodist Church, ?)1i
Caledonia St., Marianna, in the AA room.
THURSDAY, AUG. 18
Jackson County Farmers Market is open 6:30
a.m. to noon (or until goods sell out) Tuesdays,
Thursday and Saturdays in Madison Street Park in
) Peanut Field Day, at 3925 Highway 71, the
Marianna Unit of the North Florida Research and
Education Center, starts with registration (including
CEUs) at 8 a.m. Program, introductions and field
tours start at 8:30 a.m. Lunch provided. Call 394-
9124; visit http://nfrec.ifas.ufl.edu.
a Chipola College new and returning student
registration for fall terms A and B is 8 a.m. to6
p.m. Call 718-2211; visit www.chipola.edu.
) St. Anne Thrift Store is open 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Tuesday and Thursdays, at 4285"Second Ave. in
Marianna. August special: Buy one, get one (equal
or lesser value) free on all clothing.
) Organizational meeting for a new caregiver
support group is 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the First
Presbyterian Church, 2898 Jefferson St. in Marian-
na. Open to all family caregivers. Group is confiden-
tial in nature and facilitated by a professional group
counselor. Coffee, water, light snacks provided.
) Open House at Riverside Elementary School is
1to 3 p.m. Call 482-9611.
a Orientation -1 to 4 p.m. at the Goodwill Career
Training Center, 4742 Highway 90 in Marianna. Reg-
ister for free job placement and computer training
'classes offered to people with disadvantages/dis-
abilities. Call 526-0139.
a Grand Ridge School Open House 3 to 5
p.m. Sixth-grade schedules will be given out in the
library; seventh grade, old gym lobby; eighth grade,
middle school hall. Elementary class lists posted on
the lunchroom bulletin board. Students can then go
to classrooms to.meet teachers.
)I Malone School Open House 4 to 6 p.m,
Parents and students can meet teachers and pick
up schedules and supplies lists. Call 482-9930.
a Parent Orientation at F. M. Golson Elementary
School is 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. for kindergarten; 5:30
to 6:30 p.m. for first grade; and 6:30 to 7:30 p.m.
for second grade. Open House is set for 10:30 to
11:30 a.m. Friday, Aug. 19.
n Meet-and-Greet with State Attorney Glenn-
Hess, 5 to 7 p.m. at the'Chipola College Fine Arts
Center. Public welcome. No charge. Call 526-4875.
) Jackson County NAACP meeting, 5:30 p.m.
in the St. James A.M.E. Church basement, 2891.
Orange St. in Marianna. Call 569-1294.
) Alcoholics Anonymous Closed discussion, 8
to 9 p.m., First United Methodist Church, 2901 Cale-
donia St., Marianna, in the AA room. Attendance
limited to persons with a desire to stop drinking.
FRIDAY, AUG. 19
a Chipola College new and returning student
registration for fall terms A and B is 8 a.m. to 3
p.m. Call 718-2211; visit www.chipola.edu.
a International Chat'n' Sip Join Jackson
County Public Library Learning Center staff and
their international English learners, 8:30 to 10 a.m.
at the Marianna branch, 2929 Green St., for an
exchange of language, culture and ideas in a relaxed
environment. Light refreshments served. No charge.
Open House at F. M. Golson Elementary
School is 10:30 to 11:30 a.m.
) Celebrate Recovery Adult, teen meetings to
"overcome hurts, habits and hang-ups in a safe
environment," 7 p.m., Evangel Worship Center, 2645
Pebble Hill Road. Dinner: 6 p.m. (free for first-time
guests). Child care available. Call 209-7856.
) Milton Family Reunion Aug.'19-21. Friday:
Family fish fry, 6 p.m. at the Milton Family Pavilion.
Colors: Red and white.
S)Alcoholics Anonymous open meeting, 8 to
9 p.m. in the AA room at First United Methodist
Church, 2901 Caledonia St., Marianna.
SATURDAY, AUG. 20
)i Jackson County Farmers Market is open 6:30
a.m,to noon (,r until goods sell out) Tuesdays,
Thursday and Saturdays in Madison Street Park in
a Milton Family Reunion Aug. 19-21. Saturday:
Family walk/breakfast, 7 a.m. at Citizens Lodge;
family picnic, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Blue Springs; and
family banquet, 7 p.m. at Citizen's Lodge. Colors:
Red and white.
) Pick Up Marianna Marianna Public Works and
local community service leaders invite volunteers
to join their effort to pick up litter, 8 a.m. to noon.
Meet/disperse from the Russ House, 4318 Lafayette
St. Breakfast snacks provided. One volunteer may
be eligible for a month of free City utilities. Call 482-
4129 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
) KidCare Back-to-School Bash 9 a.m. to noon
at the Chipola College Arts Center in Marianna.
Free to the public. Health insurance sign-up for
Florida KidCare, exhibitors, and free back-to-school
supplies. Contact Karen Koonce Edwards, Jackson
County Department of Health, at 526-2412.
) Alford Community Health Clinic is open 10
a.m. to 2 p.m. at 1770 Carolina St. in Alford. The free
clinic treats short-term illnesses and chronic condi-
tions for income-eligible patients without medical
insurance. Appointments available (call 263-7106 or
209-5501); walk-ins welcome. Sign in before noon.
) 80th Annual Bradley Family Reunion 11 a.m.
EDT at the First Baptist Church, 507 S. Main St. in
n Alcoholics Anonymous open meeting, 4:30 to
5:30 p.m. in the AA room of First United Methodist
Church, 2901 Caledonia St., Marianna.
SUNDAY, AUG. 21
n Jackson County Youth CouncilANAACP)
regular meeting 4 p.m. at the H.E.L.P.S. Center
on Old Cottondale Road in Marianna. Main topic:
Student laptop giveaway. Officers will be elected.
) Alcoholics Anonymous closed discussion, 6:30
p.m., 4349 W. Lafayette St., Marianna (in one-story
building behind 4351W. Lafayette St.). Attendance
limited to persons with a desire to stop drinking.
MONDAY, AUG. 22
Chipola College fall terms A and B classes
begin. Late registration continues today, 8 a.m. and
to 6 p.m.; and through noon Aug. 23. Call 718-2211;
Blood Drive The Southeastern Community
Blood Center Mobile Unit will be at Sunland Center,
Marianna,10 a.m. to 3 p.m.; or give blood 9 a.m. to
6 p.m. Monday-Friday at the Center, 2503 Com-
mercial Park Drive in Marianna. Call 526-4403.
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The Marianna Police De-
partment listed the follow-
ing incidents for Aug. 15, the
latest available report: One
armed/dangerous person, one
drunk driver, --
one suspicious -" -"
vehicle, one sus- ^-_ L-
picious person, CR'I M E
physical disturbance, two bur-
glar alarms, nine traffic stops,
two larceny complaints, one
-criminal mischief complaint,
one trespass, one illegally
parked vehicle, one noise dis-
turbance, one animal com-
plaint, one fraud complaint,
one assist of another agency,
six public service calls and two
The Jackson County Sheriff's
Office and county Fire/Rescue
reported the following incidents
for Aug. 15, the latest available
report. (Some of these calls may
be related to after-hours calls
taken on behalf of Graceville
and Cottondale Police Depart-
ments): Two accidents, one
reckless driver, five suspicious
vehicles, one suspicious inci-
dent, one suspicious person,
one report of mental illness,
one burglary, two drug offenses,
12 medical calls, three burglar
alarms, two panic alarms, one
fire alarm, six traffic stops,
one trespass, one assault, two
animal complaints, two assists
of other agencies, four public
service calls, one criminal regis-
tration, two transports and two
The following persons were
booked into the county jail dur-
ing the latest reporting periods:
) RexWilliford, 21, 614
Dowing Road, Marianna,
driving while license
) Harry Furrow, 65, 4089
Old Cottondale RoadMari-
anna, improper exhibition of a
) Richard Neel, 60, Arrowhead
camp site, Marianna, hold for
) Sherry Josey, 31, 2134 Trent>
Ave., Grand Ridge, aggravated
assault with deadly weapon,
)) Andrew Parham, 23, 1965D
Willow Bend Court, Sneads,
sentenced to 30 days.
))Ashley Nichols, 21, 3031 6th
St. (Apt. B), Marianna, disor-
))Alicia Bouchard, 41, 1825
Hamm Pond Lane, Sneads,
principal to sexual battery,
soliciting sexual activity with
child, principle to child abuse.
) JoeWynn, 64, 1941 Piney
Woods Road, Graceville, culti-
vation of marijuana.
) John Hutcheson, 25, 3207
Tykeria Lane, Marianna, hold
for Bay Co.
) Thomas Hearns, 22, 5844
Fort Road, Greenwood, non-
) Martin Williams, 30, 3070
Carters Mill Road (Apt. AIO),
Marianna, driving while license
JAIL POPULATION: 233
To report a crime, call CrimeStoppers
at 526-5000 or a local law enforcement
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At the ,th Annual Miss Florida Palm State Scholarship Pageant, held Saturday, July 23 at Altha Public School, 21 contestants,
ages 1 to 28, vied for 13 titles. Pageant winners will advance to the National Southern Miss
Scholarship Pageant on Nov. 19. A total of $2,800 dollars in scholarships was awarded. Miss
Florida Palm.State Queens (front row) Teeny Miss Florida Palm Khloe Schamnes of Altha, Tiny e
Miss Florida Palm Baylee Rowe of Altha; (middle row) Little Miss Tropical Palm Heather Eldridge
of Sneads, Little Miss Florida Palm Masion Fulton of Sneads, Little Miss Tropical Palm Model Ol
Dena Edenfield of Sneads; and (back row) Mrs. Florida Palm Ashli Brooks of Southport, Junior
Miss Florida Palm Isabella Ekstrom of Santa Rosa Beach, Miss Florida Palm Nilsa Prowant of
Clarksville, Miss Florida Tropical Palm Talent Caree Ray of Graceville, Teen Miss Florida Palm I
Kayla Prowant of Clarksville, Miss Florida Tropical Palm Kendall St. Germain of Panama City, Miss
Florida Tropical Palm Model Lauren Skipper of Graceville and Miss Florida Palm Ambassador
Madison Rowe of Altha. Not pictured: Little Miss Florida Tropical Palm Talent Gretchen Kent of
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Kaplan University announces
local summer online graduates
Special to the Floridan
Kaplan University cel-
ebrated the graduation of
its summer 2011 class dur-
ing an Aug. 6 ceremony at
the Arie Crown Theater in
Chicago. During her ad-
dress, former Secretary of
Labor Alexis M. Herman
spoke to the online gradu-
ates about the importance
of education to workforce
development and global
She noted that those
with degrees fare better in
a tough labor market, cit-
ing the U.S. Labor Depart-
ment's then most recent
9.1 percent unemploy-
"What's not reported in
the news is that the un-
employment rate for those
with college degrees is four
percent. This number con-
firms what we have always
known, Secretary Herman
said during the ceremony.
"What you know will di-
rectly influence how far
you go and education mat-
ters more than ever. It is
the great equalizer."
The following local
students were awarded
Mendy Bannerman of
Marianna Bachelor's de-
gree in Criminal Justice.
Kathlene Jackson of
Sneads Bachelor's de-
gree in Psychology.
The University's summer
2011 class included more
than 7,200 graduates who
earned associates, bache-
lor's and master's degrees,
all online. More than 1,000
The following marriages
and divorces were record-
ed at the Jackson County
Courthouse during the
week of Aug. 8-12:
) Michelle Louise Ben-
nett and Timothy Brian
n Jimmy Lee Richardson
and Carol May Smith.
) Dennis Roy Lovins and
Martha L. Mayes.
) Fredrick Charles Mc-
Carty and Megan Louise
) Carla Raye and Gregory
) George Matthew An-
derson and Brenda Jane
) Ralph A. Johnson vs.
Lula Mae Johnson.
) Ronald Allen Brayman
vs. Kimberly Jane Weston
of them traveled from
around the country to at-
tend the ceremony, meet-
ing face-to-face for the first
time. Others watched from
home via a live webcast.
Since 2001, Kaplan Univer-
sity has graduated nearly
40,000 students who have
used their education to ad-
vance professionally and
meet personal goals.
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By The Tampa Tribune
It is a reflection of how deeply the Florida Legislature
is in the pockets of special interests that lawmakers
have continually sought to eliminate protections
for assisted-living facility residents, though abuse is
widespread. Earlier this year an investigative series by
The Miami Herald found state regulators repeatedly
caught homes violating assisted living regulations but
virtually never closed or even sanctioned the offenders,
even when there was deadly abuse. It reported the state
Agency for Health Care Administration could have shut
down 70 homes in 2008 and 2009 for such violations
as abuse and neglect leading to death. It closed only
Seventy people have died from abuse or neglect in
assisted living homes since 2002. Causes included
starvation, gangrene, scalding bums and overdoses of
powerful narcotics. These are only the documented
cases. More than 200 have died under questionable
Since 2002, 1,732 homes were caught using illegal
restraints, locking patients in closets or tranquilizing
them with drugs. The state has caught homes falsifying
records 181 times since 2005.
Nevertheless, throughout this period, lawmakers
continually attacked residents' protections. The Herald
recently documented the slackening of standards.
Two years ago the Legislature dropped the require-
ment that regulators must provide lawmakers the
number of cases of abuse, neglect or other problems.
Out of sight, out of mind, seemed to be what lawmakers
wanted. Even more troubling, the same measure elimi-
nated the state's authority to bring in medical teams to
decide whether a sick resident should be.removed from
a home. The law left that decision to ALF operators.
The Herald reports, "Over the next two years, hundreds
of residents were found languishing in homes unable
to provide for their needs, nearly twice the rate it was
before the protection was cut."
The Legislature also demanded the Agency for Health
Care Administration streamline regulations and reduce
paperwork. Investigations of serious incidents dropped
by almost 90 percent.
This year some lawmakers tried to jettison the state's
ability to revoke the licenses of homes with two or more
serious violations and remove a Resident Bill of Rights
provision that allows residents to report wrongdoing
to state regulators without fear of retaliation. But the
Herald's revelations chilled such efforts.
Lawmakers did pass a measure that would have
denied public access to the list of troubled facilities, but
Gov. Rick Scott, to his credit, vetoed it.
Scott also appointed 14 members to a task force on
the assisted living facilities after the Herald series was
published. Perhaps it will do some good. At the first
meeting the other day of Scott's Assisted LivingWork-
group, Hillsborough Sen. Ronda Storms, a reliable
advocate for ALF residents, warned she wasn't buying
the industry's claim that only a few "bad actors" were
causing all the problems.
Pasco Sen. Mike Fasano also is a defender ofAFL
residents. But they likely won't get much help in their
effort to bolster oversight. Senate President Mike Hari-
dopolos even appointed an industry-friendly lawmaker
to oversee AFL legislative reforms. Storms and.Fasano
are small-government Republicans who hate red tape,
but they understand citizens shouldn't have to give up
their rights or dignity when they enter an assisted living
Sadly, too many of their colleagues cynically do what-
ever industry contributors want. Other lawmakers see
a threat in any government regulation, no matter how
justified. As Fasano, who was attacked by some fellow
lawmakers for wanting homes to have lifesaving medi-
cal devices, summed up the situation to the Herald: "It's
outrageous. I shake my head in disbelief. The'cost is
minimal to what the cost of a life is."
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We should all serve our country
BY BILL MAXWELL
St. Petersurg Times
or the second time during his
presidency, Barack Obama
traveled to Dover Air Force
Base to salute the remains of U.S.
troops. This time, the remains
were those of the 30 troops killed
when their helicopter was shot
down recently in Afghanistan. The
president's words, as they always
are at such times, were solemn and
full of praise, underscoring the sac-
rifices and selflessness of the dead
warriors and the pain their loved
These ceremonies are impressive
for their dignity, but they always
leave me feeling empty, even a
little angry. While the sacrifices and
selflessness and pain of the dead
and their loved ones are lauded, no
mention is made of what the rest
of us owe these Americans who
volunteer to protect us.
What do we sacrifice for our
fallen troops and their families? I
take this issue personally. To critics,
let me point out that in 1966, as the
Vietnam War raged, I gave up defer-
ment as a college student to vol-
unteer for the U.S. Marine Corps.
The nation had the military draft
at that time. I volunteered because
I believed I had a duty to serve the
nation. I owed the United States.
I believe that our great free-
doms, which are the envy of most
other nations, are not free at all.
They were, and are, earned for us
to enjoy. If we are to keep these
freedoms name those important
to you we must work hard to
.protect and nurture them.
I am not calling for reinstatement
of the draft. I am, however, calling
for the implementation of manda-
tory national service. This may
never happen, but it is a debate
the nation should have. Every
able-bodied, mentally fit American
citizen should be required to serve
the nation in some capacity. I leave
the logistics to the experts.
Here is one idea: More than a
million young adults begin attend-
ing four-year colleges each year.
As a condition of admission tola
public college or to receive federal
funds to attend a private college,
students could be required to serve
their country for up to two years, in
civilian national service programs
such as AmeriCorps or the Peace
Corps or homeland security efforts
such as guarding nuclear plants or
in the military. Some would choose
the military, especially if they were
to receive more GI Bill-type college
aid ag a reward for more dangerous
I know medical professionals,
lawyers, building contractors and
journalists who financed their
educations with federal loans,
scholarships and fellowships. As a
condition of receiving these funds,
they could be required to perform
two years of national service. Doc-
tors could, for example, serve in
veteran's hospitals or agree to treat
a specific number of veterans in
their private offices at no cost. This
service would be a boon to VA hos-
pitals with long waiting lists.
Given the high number of brain
traumas resulting from our current
wars, thousands of troops need and
will need critical care. Psychologists
and psychiatrists and social work-
ers can serve for two years.
Like health care professionals,
lawyers who receive federal funds
could serve for two years in many
capacities. Each day, the VA at-
tempts to deal with thousands of
troop benefit claims. Lawyers who
are doing their two-year national
service could help streamline an
otherwise dysfunctional process.
Journalists can serve. We tend to
be patient researchers, keen ob-
servers and writers of clear prose.
Countless federal agencies could
use our talents for two years.
Again, all able-bodied, mentally
fit citizens could and should serve.
We should earn the right to enjoy
our great freedoms and amenities
that others have died for fnd will
continue to die for.
Inevitably, our president will
return to Dover Air Force Base to
salute more flag-draped cases con-
taining the remains of our fallen
warriors. The president again will
praise the sacrifices, the selfless-
ness and the courageous service of
And again, the president will not
call bn all Americans to honor our
warriors by sacrificing and serv-
ing. As a people, we should be
Bill Maxwell is a columnist for Scripps Howard
News Service. Email email@example.com.
How religious do you want the president?
BY JOHN M. CRISP
Scripps Howard News Service
Ordinarily we hold our
presidents to a very low bar
when it comes to religion.
Of course, we require that they
be nominally "Christian," and
we're unforgiving on this essential
criterion. No atheist or agnostic
(or non-Christian) has a chance of
being elected much of anything in
But once they clear that first low
hurdle, our presidents are pretty
much free to practice their religions
with whatever level of devotion
suits them. John E Kennedy's Ca-
tholicism threatened to be a factor
during his 1960 campaign, but only
in retrospect did we discover how
little did Kennedy, whatever his
virtues, bind himself by his church's
strictest standards of personal
Lyndon B. Johnson was a mem-
ber of the Disciples of Christ and
Richard Nixon was a Quaker. It's
not.our place to judge their piety,
but neither was famous for practic-
ing the Christian values that we
esteem: humility, patience, hon-
esty and charity: In fact, both were
liars, connivers and practitioners
of some of the most profane, un-
Christian utterances ever recorded
in the Oval Office.
It's odd: we demand that presi-
dents be Christians, but we're
not particularly upset or even
surprised when they don't make
much of an effort to live up to tradi-
tional Christian values.
What if our presidents began to
hew more closely to the principles
that Jesus actually taught? I wonder
how we would feel about a presi-
dent who actually followed Christ's
directive to avoid resisting an evil
person, to "turn the other cheek,"
rather than demanding "an eye for
an eye." Jesus said that if someone
demands your tunic, let him have
your cloak, as well. Come to think
of it, President Obama's acquies-
cence to the Republicans over the
debt limit may have been the most
Christian act we've seen from the
White House in some time.
What if a president took the
phrase "Blessed are the meek"
seriously and therefore had trouble
embracing the concept of Ameri-
Jesus used a whip to drive the
moneychangers from the temple,
but modern America is all about
money changing. No American
president can be very interested
in laying up treasures in Heaven;
Americans demand treasures a
little closer to home, in the stock
market, low taxes, and low inter-
est rates. The poor? Jesus said sell
all that you have and give it to the
poor. Taxes? Jesus said "Render
unto Caesar the things that are
And God help the president who
remembers that the early Chris-
tians held all things in common.
But in general our Christian presi-
dents don't pay much attention to
the finer points of Christianity. In
fact, about the only Christian prin-
ciple that politicians of both parties
have taken seriously duringthe last
couple of decades is articulated
by Christ himself in Matthew 4:25:
"For he that hath, to him shall be
given: and he that hath not, from
him shall be taken even that which
he hath." So much for the middle
If the past is any indication,
we probably don't need to worry
too much about the impact any
candidate's religion will have on his
or her presidency, not even Texas
Governor Rick Perry's, who this
past weekend shook up the race
by declaring his candidacy. Perry's'
evangelicalism reaches out to his
party's right, and so far he's played
the religion card well. Last April
in the middle of a severe drought
Perry encouraged Texans to pray
for rain. The rain falls on the just
and the unjust we have plenty of
both in Texas. The fact that it hasn't
fallen on either hasn't seemed to
hurt Perry so far.
Perry believes that our nation
has some problems that can be
solved only by Jesus. This position
will resonate with some citizens,
but just in case Jesus lets us down,
I hope voters will be interested in
whether Perry has a Plan B.
John M. Crisp teaches in the English Depart-
ment at Del Mar College in Corpus Christi,
Texas. Email him at firstname.lastname@example.org. For more
news and information visit www.scrippsnews.
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"The governor has overstepped his constitutional authority and
violated the separation ofpowers."
Majority justices of Florida Supreme Court
Fla. justices say Scott overstepped
The Associated Press
Florida Supreme- Court
handed Gov. Rick Scott a
defeat Tuesday with a rul-
ing that he exceeded his
authority by ordering state
agencies to freeze rulemak-
ing and submit planned
regulations to his office for
review and approval before
formally proposing them.
The justices split 5-2 in
favor of a disabled woman
who challenged Scott's
freeze after it delayed the
adoption of a rule making
it easier for her to apply for
The Republican gover-
nor suspended rulemaking
less than an hour after tak-
ing office Jan. 4. His execu-
tive order also set up the
governor's Office of Fiscal
Accountability and Regu-
latory Reform to review
and approve existing and
proposed rules to make
sure they are in synch with
Scott's campaign promise
to expand business and
"The governor has over-
stepped his constitutional
authority and violated the
separation of powers," the
majority justices wrote in
the unsigned opinion.
Rulemaking is an exten-.
sion of the Legislature's
Rules must implement a
specific law and the Legis-
lature must grant author-
ity to executive agencies to
adopt pertinent rules, the
"It's a disappointment,"
Scott said. "You know,
think about it. The secre-
taries of these agencies
report to me. They work
for me at will, then I'm
not supposed to supervise
them? It doesn't make any
The ruling, though, de-
lighted Scott's political
Party executive director
Scott Arceneaux said in a
statement the suspension
was part of Scott's "effort
to promote his tea party
agenda. This is the kind of
disregard for the law, and
the people of Florida, that
we have come to expect
from this Governor and
The high court, though,
virtually invited the Legis-
lature to give Scott the au-
thority it said he lacks. The
justices declined to order
state agencies to comply
with their ruling. Instead,
they wrote that they trust-
ed Scott wouldn't enforce
the suspension "at this
time, and until such time
as the Florida Legislature
may amend' existing law
or delegate rulemaking au-
thority to the governor.
"We've always thought
if the governor got au-
thority from the Legisla-.
ture he could have done
what he did," said former
Florida State University
President Talbot "Sandy"
D'Alemberte, who argued
the case on behalf of Ro-
salie Whiley, a blind Opa-
The Supreme Court not-
ed the Legislature did pass
a new law taking a step in
that direction. It went into
effect June 24 with Scott's
The law essentially ap-
proved the review process
contained in Scott's ex-
ecutive order but only for
rules in effect'on or before
Nov. 16, 2010. It does not,
though, authorize the sus-
pension or termination of
Cindy Leann Hud-
dleston, an attorney with
Florida Legal Services,
which also represented
Whiley, said she didn't
challenge provisions of the
order covered by the law.
Huddleston said the rul-
ing will help Legal Services
clients whose benefits are
affected by state rules.
"It's a tremendous vic-
tory for our clients," Hud-
dleston said. She said
Whiley was "excited and
The rule Whiley was
concerned about eventu-
ally was adopted after a
Huddleston said. It allows
blind people to apply oral-
ly for food stamps.
Chief Justice Charles
Canady and Justice Ricky
Polston, the high court's
most reliably conservative
members, dissented. They
wrote separately but con-
curred with each other.
Both argued the Florida
Constitution gives the
governor "supreme execu-
tive power." The major-
ity ruled there are limits
to that power and noted
the Legislature has given
rulemaking authority to
department heads, not the
Polston also contended
the rulemaking "suspen-
sion" was a moot issue
because Scott later revised
the executive order to re-
move that word. The ma-
jority called that argument
a "red herring" and wrote
that the new order was
"nothing more than sleight
of hand" because it still
had the effect of suspend-
The decision also won
praise from Audubon
of Florida and Disabil-
ity Rights of Florida, which
filed "friend of the court"
"It secures the place of
ordinary people being able
to participate in rulemak-
ing," said Audubon execu-
tive director Eric Draper.
"The governor was trying
to make rules in the dark
halls of the Capitol out of
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Meth lab explodes in Husband tries to run
Jacksonville over wife
- About two dozen
people were evacuated
from a Jacksonville apart-
ment complex following
what police described as
a meth lab explosion.
Police and a hazardous
materials team from Jack-
sonville Fire and Rescue
were called to the Park
Place at Beach Boulevard
apartments about 7:16
Melissa Bujeda said 911
callers reported a blast.
She said no one was
injured in the blast.
A resident told the
Florida Times Union the
apartment was blown
apart and windows were
thrown across the park-
A nearby church
opened for residents who
needed shelter Monday
Officials said they don't
know when the people
will be allowed back in-
side their apartments.
Bujeda said the State
Fire Marshal's office will
soon begin investigating..
PANAMA CITY BEACH
- Police said a man
crashed through the
Panama City Beach
Waffle House while try-
ing to run over his wife,
who is a waitress at the
Panama City Beach po-
lice said Charles Patrick
O'Bryan called Waffle
House Monday evening
and told an employee
he was going to "run his
truck through the build-
ing and kill everyone."
O'Bryan's wife, Dani-
elle Gibbons, was hit by
the vehicle and taken
to a hospital with what
authorities described as
injuries that are not life-
threatening. O'Bryan now
faces charges of attempt-
ed murder and felony
The Panama City News
Herald reported that
after crashing through
the building, O'Bryan got
out of his truck holding
a knife. The newspaper
reported a witness used
a broken piece of metal
from the building to sub-
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Bringing smiles, help in midst of grief
Former resident to help raise money for mother, son killed in accident
BY DEBORAH BUCKHALTER
A former Jackson County resi-
dent will represent his old com-
munity at a fundraiser being
held hundreds of miles away
on Aug. 27 to help the family of
a Kentucky woman and child
killed in a traffic crash here ear-
lier this month.
Tom Peurifoy Jr. said honor-
ing Carolyn Phillips and her son,
Devin Miller, may be one of the
most important things he has
ever done as a volunteer.
"I love Jackson County, and if I
can represent it there in a loving,
caring way, I'm happy to do it,"
Peurifoy said. "I felt like it was a
way to help Jackson County em-
brace this family, to tell them
that we love them and we mourn
their loved ones who died down
Peurifoy is the son of a former
Jackson Countyroad department
employee. He lived here from
1976-1990 and worked in the
construction trades; he helped
build the Federal Correctional
Institution in Marianna. He has
lived in Kentucky for several
years, and mourned along with
the rest of the Shelbyville com-
munity when he heard that Phil-
lips and Miller had been killed.
Carolyn Jean Miller. Phillips
died at the scene of the Aug. 6
crash on State Road 73, and son
Devin Anthony Miller died the
following Monday, Aug. 8.
A joint funeral for the moth-
er and son is planned for this
Phillips was a teacher's assis-
tant who also did a lot of volun-
teer work on behalf of children
throughout the Shelbyville area.
Her community is putting on
a big yard sale on Saturday, Aug.
27, to help the family financially;
Phillips leaves behind a hus-
band, 10-year-old twin sons and
a daughter. Her husband, Victor
Phillips, and the 10-year-olds
were hurt in the accident.
Sources in Kentucky say the
husband and children have now
all returned to Kentucky after
extended hospital stays in Talla-
hassee and Pensacola.
Tom Peurifoy didn't know the
family, but said he will try to
bring a message of encourage-
ment to his Kentucky communi-
ty by volunteering to perform his
roving "Christian clown" routine
at the yard sale. Peurifoy makes
balloon animals and does other
things to amuse youngsters at
various functions in this sideline
Peurifoy said his character is
called "Earnest Encouragement,"
a name that speaks the purpose
of the character. He said while
the yard sale was made neces-
sary because of a tragedy, he and
the organizers believe his char-
acter can help bring an appro-
priate and needed sense of hope
and lightheartedness to the day.
In fact, those who knew Phillips
say she would be pleased at his
effort to bring a smile to the fac-
es of children on that day.
Some people who still live in
Jackson County are stepping up
to help in another way.
A trust fund for the family has
been set up at American Found-
ers Bank in Shelbyville, and con-
tributions have been made there
by local people as well as those
in the Phillips' community.
The Phillips Trust Fund is
managed by bank official Lisa
Hood. She can be reached at
Manjumps from hospital window; sent back due to injuries
From staff reports
A man is recovering in the Jack-
son Hospital ICU after reportedly
jumping from a third-story win-
dow there late last week.
Unidentified in a press release
issued Tuesday by the Marianna
Police Department, the man
was at the hospital for unspeci-
fied medical treatment when he
jumped out the window around
5:27 p.m. on Aug. 11.
Staff summoned police, telling
officers that the man ran toward
a nearby wooded area after he hit
talked to a friend
of the man, who led them to
a residence on 2nd Avenue in
Police found him there and took
him back to the hospital for fur-
ther medical treatment.
"This little girl was very lucky."
- alert neighbor
IHLCA I WE' '
President Barack Obama stops for breakfast with small business owners at Rausch's Cafe in
Guttenberg, Iowa, on Tuesday, during his three-day economic bus tour.
Obamahas a bigbullhorn
for the 2012 political trail
The Associated Press
PEOSTA, Iowa It's the biggest bull-
horn in the political world.
The presidency and all the attention it
commands are giving Barack Obama a
chance to frame the national story line
this week, to try to put his imprint and
spin on the economic and political wind
shear that has been battering him.
His bus tour through three Midwest-
ern states, complete with a blocks-long
motorcade, is giving Obama the oppor-
tunity to attract the front-page head-
lines that a White House occupant can
generate even with modest or rehashed
proposals. A marvel of logistics, commu-
nications and transport that few orga-
nizations are equipped to execute, it's a
welcome advantage as he fights back in
a noxious political environment and in
the face of weakening public approval.
Wrapping up a forum on rural econo-
mies at Northeast Iowa Community
College on Tuesday, Olama sounded a
sentimental note about the appeal of the
"As I was driving down those little
towns in my big bus, we slowed down
and I'm standing in the front and I'm
waving," he said softly. "I'm seeing little
kids with American flags, grandparents
in their lawn chairs and folks outside a
machine shop, and passing churches
and cemeteries, corner stores and farms.
I'm reminded about why I wanted to get
into public service in the first place."
He's not the first and won't be the last
president to employ all the trappings
of power to seek a connection with the
public. Presidents get credit in the hin-
terlands just for showing up, even from
those who don't support them.
"I wish him well," said Jim Pape, a 78-
year-old retiree in Guttenberg, Iowa,
who was havingbreakfast at a caf6 when
Obama and his entourage swooped in.
"He isn't all bad, but I'd prefer a different
That's praise from a man with this view
of Washington: "They ought to plow it
under and plant corn."
The Des Moines Register, an influen-
tial paper in the region, ran two photo-
graphs and an article on the front page
following Obama's first day on the road.
Nationally, the president also com-
manded prominent headlines and cable
and network coverage.
Obama hit the road with slipping poll
numbers, an up-and-down stock mar-
ket,.a downgrade of U.S. credit by Stan-
dard & Poor's and the hangover of a bit-
terly fought debt ceiling deal. And he still
managed to step all over the GOP presi-
dential field, just as the Republicans
were commanding attention with their
Iowa straw poll, a big debate and the en-
try of Texas Gov. Rick Perry into the race.
Obama's tour put all the trappings of
power on full display. He boarded his
Marine One helicopter on the White
House lawn to fly to nearby Joint Base
Andrews in Maryland. From there he
flew on Air Force One to Minneapolis-St.
Paul, Minn. There he boarded his new
$1.1 million Secret Service armored bus,
joined a motorcade of up to 30 vehicles
and rambled 260 miles through Min-
nesota and Iowa corn fields and small
towns. The trip was to end Wednesday
in western Illinois before the president
and his family head off for a summer
The locales for two outdoor town halls
Monday were selected by White House
aides for maximum photographic ap-
peal. The Cannon River provided the
backdrop in Cannon Falls, Minn., and
hay bales and a photogenic red barn,
lit by late afternoon sun, framed his ap-
pearance in Decorah, Iowa.
Aides also chose road stops, arrang-
ing lunches and breakfasts with groups
that help drive the president's message.
On Monday he lunched with veterans at
a delicatessen in Cannon Falls; on Tues-
day he had breakfast with businessmen
at a cafe in Guttenberg.
Local police provide security and shut
down roads well in advance of the first
sight of his imposingly dark, state-of-the
art bus. Secret Service agents provide a
protective circle at every moment.
News camera crews, photographers
and reporters in his entourage run to
capture every moment of public interac-
tion, hoping for an impromptu moment.
The press corps follows Obama on char-
tered buses and a plane a luxury that
none of the Republican candidates have
There was enough of a campaign feel
to the trip that Republican National
Committee Chairman Reince Priebus
called on Obama to use his campaign's
money to finance the trip. The White
House dismissed such calls, arguing the
trip fell within the demands of the pres-
ident's job as chief executive. Yet Obama
has criticized congressional Republicans
and GOP presidential candidates.
The Associated Press
- The pair of 911 calls
came in quick succession
from a New Mexico mo-
bile home park.
On one, a frantic 12-
year-old says her little sis-
ter is missing. On the oth-
er is the wife of the man
who would be credited
with saving the 6-year-
old from -every parent's
"We are outside of my
mom's house here," Mar-
tha Diaz told the dis-
patcher. "We heard a man
going, 'Hey, hey let her
go. Let her go.' So we turn
"The man came run-
ning to us and said, 'They
stole a little girl.'"
Phillip Garcia, 29, had
snatched the girl mo-
ments earlier on Monday
afternoon in Albuquer-
que, taking her away
quickly in a blue van, po-
lice said. Diaz's husband,
Antonio Diaz Chacon,
Garcia tried to lose him
but ended up crashing
into a telephone pole a
few miles away, police
Garcia fled on foot, and
Diaz Chacon grabbed the
girl and took her home,
police said. Garcia then
returned to his wrecked
van and took off but was
later captured by police,
Hidden under a rock
just 25 feet from the van
was packing tape and a
tie-down strap, police
Inside the impound-
ed van were tostadas, a
glove, a Leatherman tool,
a black satchel, orange
strapping similar to the
strap found hidden under
the rock, police said.
"This little girl was very
lucky," police Sgt. Tricia
Hoffman said. "We can
only guess what would
have happened to this
"Throughout the county
we see situations like this
and they do not end typi-
cally well," she said.
Diaz Chacon, she said,
"did an amazing, amazing
job and he saved this girl's
Garcia was charged with
kidnapping, child abuse
and tampering with
Hoffman said Garcia is
from Albuquerque and
had a revoked license but
she was unsure if he had a
She said he immedi-
ately contacted a lawyer
and gave no statement to
Garcia was still jailed
Tuesday and no lawyer
had yet beenlisted as tak-
ing the case, according to
Hoffman said she said
there have not been any
other recent child abduc-
tions or attempted abduc-
tions in the city.
The girl told police she
had gone to a neighbor's
to pick up some tostadas
and was walking home
when the van stopped
and the man got out and
"She went to go to the
neighbor's and on her way
back we don't know what
happened to her.... When
she was coming back or
on her way, she just like
disappeared," her sister
said in the 911 call.
The girl was grabbed
with such force, police
said, that bruising had
already begun to appear
on her chest and back by
Monday evening. The girl
told police the man put
his hand over her mouth
and she bit him.
She said the man shoved
her on the floorboard to
keep her head under the
window view, according
to the police report.
She told police there
were no backseats in the
van and described other
details consistent with
impounded van, police
She also described roll-
ing in the van when it
crashed, and breaking a
fingernail. Police said they
found what appeared to
be a piece of fingernail in
SDuring her interview,
police said the girl was
concerned that she was
unable to bring the to-
stadas home because she
had left them in the van.
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according to the state agri-
ment spokeswoman Amy
Belcher said the recalled
items carry the depart-
ment's highest warning
due to a "reasonable prob-
ability" that the use of
the products could cause
"serious, adverse health
consequences or death."
Food-borne illnesses could
cause other complications
that include bloody diar-
rhea, dehydration, fever,
neck stiffness, and kidney
failure, according to the
Belcher said the recalls
are a result of a success-
ful system of consistent
One of the most recent
recalls prior to the ground
chuck recall was that of
ground turkey earlier this
month, she said.
"Our main purpose is to
assure quality and safety
through inspections of re-
tail and wholesale estab-
lishments," Belcher. said.
"The fact there have been
no known reports (ofinfec-
tion.in the latest recall) to
me shows that our system
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The Associated Press
NEW YORK Worries
about Europe's economic
and debt problems sent
stocks Tuesday to their first.
loss in four days.
The major indexes
bounced up and down in
another volatile day. The
Dow Jones industrial av-
erage fell more than 120
points in the first half hour
of trading after a report
showed that Germany's
economy stalled last quar-
ter and dragged down
growth for Europe.
The Dow recovered and
had a slight advance at
midday, but resumed its
drop after the leaders of
France and Germany tried
to calm worries about Eu-
rope's debt problems by
pushing for long-term po-
litical solutions. Investors
were hoping for immedi-
ate financial measures
like the introduction of a
single bond jointly backed
by the eurozone's mem-
bers. The Dow fell as many
as 190 points in the early
afternoon before again
Atthe close, the Dow was
down 76.97, or 0.7 percent,
to 11,405.93. It was the first
time in seven trading days
that the Dow rose or fell by
less than 100 points. The
Standard & Poor's 500 in-
dex fell 11.73, or 1 percent,
to 1,192.76. The Nasdaq.
composite fell 31.75, or 1.2
percent, to 2,523.45.
"The real question the
market is trying to answer
is: Are we going to have
another recession or not?"
said John Burke, head of
Burke Financial Strategies
with $200 million in assets
under management. "To-
day, the answer is maybe
yes, because it doesn't look
like Europe has figured out
a solution to its debt."
A proposal for a Europe-
wide tax on financial trans-
actions also hurt stocks,
said Nick Kalivas, vice
president at broker MF
Global. "It's another slap
in the face to the banking
system" and would cut
into profits and limit trad-
ing, he said. "The path to-
ward economic growth still
looks pretty uncertain."
The day's trading showed
how critical economic
developments about Eu-
rope have become to U.S.
But Tuesday's losses were
moderate and pointed 'to
some stability in the mar-
ket after the selling that
sent the S&P 500 down 17
percent from July 21 to last
In the U.S., economic re-
ports Tuesday were mixed:
Housing remains weak,
but factory output rose last
month at its fastest pace
since an earthquake in Ja-
pan disrupted global man-
ufacturing in March.
"Investors don't know
which way to go here,"
said Paul Brigandi, senior
vice president of Direxion
Funds, which has about
$7 billion in assets under
On one side, he said buy-
ing looks attractive be-
cause stocks are cheaper
after the recent plunge.
European economic, debt worries
And more U.S. compa-
nies on Tuesday joined the
stream of those that have
reported earnings above
analysts' expectations. But -_. -
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looks appealing because
of worries about the global
economy and debt prob-
lems in the United States
Prices for gold and
Treasurys rose as money
moved into investments
considered safer. Oil fell
on worries that a weaker
economy will mean less
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BY DUSTIN KENT
After a disappointing 2010
season, the Cottondale Hornets
middle school squad will look
to turn things around in 2011
on the strength of a solid eighth-
grade class and a talented offen-
The Hornets went winless last
season, dropping all five games,
but they return a good core led
by running backs/linebackers
DaMychal Faulk and Chris Hall.
First-year Cottondale coach
Phillip Jones said that duo would
need to lead the way if the Hor-
nets are going to be successful
"They're both good, strong
kids, and good athletes," the
coach said. "They can really help
us solidify the middle of our de-
fense at linebacker.",
Hall was the Hornets' leading
rusher last year, and both he and
Faulk will be counted on to pro-
duce not just on defense, but on
offense as well.
"Chris Hall hada lot of produc-
tion last year, and is a real good
athlete. He should progress and
produce for us this year," Jones
said. "Faulk is a year older and
more physical, and he should
be able to run between the tack-
les more effectively this year.
Javonte Hall will also bring us
some speed at the wing-back
Eighth-grader Jesse Foran re-
turns as a starter on the offensive
and defensive lines to give the
Hornets four returning starters
on both sides of the ball.
Jones called Foran "very prom-
ising" as a right guard, with
eighth-grader Keyshawn Webb
set to start at right tackle after
starting off and on last year.
But of all the returning players,
the coach said it was Faulk who
had the potential to make the
biggest impact on the team.
"He's our best player. He's the
leader on the team," the coach
said. "He's intelligent, he knows
See HORNETS, Page 2B
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Members of the Cottondale Middle School football squad explode out of
their line up during practice Monday.
THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
Miami Dolphins head coach Tony
Sparano walks on the field during NFL
football training camp in Davie, Fla.,
Wednesday, Aug. 3.
The Associated Press
DAVIE, Fa. Tony Sparano was
working Wednesday on a script to
get some more basic elements of
his Miami Dolphins' playbook in-
stalled sometime next week.
Problem is, his team plays before
Such is life now in this most har-
ried of training-camp summers
around the NFL.
Ready or not and Sparano
wonders which side of the ledger
his team falls under-the Dolphins
open their preseason schedule in
Atlanta on Friday night, after less
than a dozen practices and with
plenty of chapters within the play-
book apparently still untouched.
"I don't want to use the term
'vanilla,' but it's kind of where
you're going to be," Sparano said
Wednesday. "You've got to let these
guys have a chance to play. To put
them out there and to ask them to
do something that maybe they've
See DOLPHINS, Page 2B
Pirates get physical
Sneads'Trent McDaniel hands the ball off during the Pirates practice Tuesday.
Increased weight training ushers in new attitude for Sneads
BY DUSTIN KENT
The Sneads Pirates are
heading into the 2011 season
with renewed optimism and
expectations for a turnaround
year after last season's disap-
pointing 1-9 campaign.
Part of that optimism comes
from the fact that Sneads
coach Don Dowling and his
staff believes the Pirates are
going to be a much more
physical team on both sides of
the ball in 2011.
Reason for that comes most-
ly from the revitalization of
the weight program at Sneads,
and an off-season that saw
heavy participation in it from
the returning Pirate players.
"We'll definitely be more
physical, if for no other reason
the off-season weight pro-
gram," Dowling said. "I can
already see the difference in
how we hit and everything like
that. They're physically stron-
ger, so that when they make
contact there's a little thump
The renewal of the weight
program was vital, but the dif-
ference wouldn't be felt if not
for the focus and will of the
players to make use of it, ac-
cording to Dowling.
"I can't say enough about it.
The kids jumped in with both
feet," the coach said. "They
bought into it, into everything
we're doing. I can tell the
The coach said he has no-
ticed not just a difference in
his players' physical makeup,
but their mental one as well.
"Because they're showing
so many gains (in the weight
room), they walk around with
their chest bowed out a little
more, like they feel they can
do something now," Dowling
said. "Add all that in to the
spring game that we had (wins
over Port St. Joe and Wewahi-
tchka), and they're bouncing
around pretty confident right
At 200 pounds, junior run-
ning back Tre Keys will give
the Pirates a more physical
running threat this season,
but Dowling said the key to a
powerful ground attack is in
the offensive line.
"We're so much stronger up
there," the coach said of his
offensive front. "We're talking
about them getting nastier at
the line, finishing the block
and putting guys on their
backs. I can tell we're better at
that right now."
Finishing plays has been a
theme of practice this week on
both sides of the ball, Dowling
See SNEADS, Page 3B
As NCAAprobes, Miami coach says mistakes were made
The Associated Press
MIAMI Miami Hurricanes
coachAl Golden says some of his
player may have made mistakes
that prompted an NCAA inves-
tigation into convicted Ponzi
schemer Nevin Shapiro's role
with the program.
Golden, preparing for his first
season with the Hurricanes, said
he just became aware of the in-
vestigation into allegations that
Shapiro gave more than a dozen
former or current players gifts
"We're not going to let this
knock us backward," Golden
said Tuesday before a morning
practice. "We have great kids on
this team to the extent that they
may have made a mistake. OK,
that's fine. But that's also part
of growing up. What we have to
teach them now is if something
did occur, let's be honest and
NCAA investigators visited the
campus Monday in the wake of
Shapiro's allegations that he pro-
vided players with the use of a
yacht and other favors, said his
attorney, Maria Elena Perez. Sha-
piro and Perez have been talking
with the NCAA about the matter
for a couple of months and pro-
vided documentation, she said.
Golden said athletic director
Shawn Eichorst and president
Donna Shalala were meeting
with investigators, but the coach
didn't expect to be included in
"It's hard for me to stand up
here and defend something that
occurred three, four, five, six
years ago," Golden said. "I don't
know the extent of it. We're going
to look at it. We're disappointed,
but we're not discouraged."
Shapiro's relationship with the
program dates back about a de-
cade. Some of the alleged inci-
dents occurred in the past four
years, which would be within
the NCAA's statute of limitations
Miami officials said that when
Shapiro first made his allega-
tions nearly a year ago, he and
his attorneys refused to provide
any facts to the school.
"The university notified the
NCAA enforcement' officials of I
these allegations," the school
said in a statement. "We are
fully cooperating with the NCAA
and are conducting a joint in-
vestigation. The University of
Miami takes these matters very
Golden joined the Hurricanes
in December after Randy Shan-
non was fired. Eichorst was
hired as athletic director in April
to replace Kirby Hocutt, who re-
signed to become athletic direc-
tor at Texas Tech.
Golden said he emailed his s
See MIAMI, Page 2B p
Miami head coach Al Golden during an interview in Coral Gables, Fla. Golden
ays some of his player may have made mistakes that prompted an NCAA
investigation into convicted Ponzi schemer Nevin Shapiro's role with the
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From Page 1B
only done once out here
on the practice field right
now doesn't really give
them a chance. ... You've
really got to just ask these
guys to do minimal in this
Which will make Spara-
no's evaluation of the tape
after the game that much
harder. Jobs may not nec-
essarily be won or lost in
the preseason opener, but
just about every club fig-
ures to start shortening the
rotation of candidates for
those open depth-chart
spots at some point be-
fore too long. And after a
tivity days, thanks to the
lockout, everything about
the way the Dolphins
are grading their players
seems to be changing this
For their part, the play-
ers say they're welcoming
the chance for a game, in
From Page 1B
what he's doing, and be-
cause of his intelligence,
people know that they can
lean on him. We hope to
develop him into a leader
for the varsity one day. But
we've got other guys com-
ing back who have really
got to develop. They've got
to become better football
players, tougher football
The Hornets will look
for their new quarterback
between eighth-grader Ka-
deem Webb and seventh-
grader Michael Black.
Jones said that Webb had
the edge due to his expe-
rience, but both quarter-
backs still had a lot of room
"It's not like we're going
to throw it a bunch, and
with the athleticism of
both of them, they should
do well," the coach said.
"But confidence is an issue
for them. As coaches, we
have to prepare them, and
From Page 1B
team "every day this sum-
mer" about avoiding prob-
lems that recently hit other
schools, and he specifically
mentioned North Caroli-
na, Georgia Tech and Ohio
State. He said his players
have a "Cane Code" re-
minding them about such
"We've got to make sure
the third parties stay away
from our student-athletes,"
Golden said his players
were told about the inves-
tigation before practice
Tuesday. He declined to
make them available to the
"I didn't think that would
be fair to the kids," he said.
"I'm living day by day right
Golden said he didn't
expect his 24 committed
"It's not like we're going to throw it a bunch, and
with the athleticism of both of them, they should
do well," the coach said. But confidence is an
issue for them. As coaches, we have to prepare
them, and through thatpreparation build their
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that it'll provide a brief
respite from the grind of
"It's hard going against
our defense every day,"
running back Daniel
Thomas said Wednesday.
"We've got a top-five de-
fense in the league. So it'll
be nice to go against a dif-
Sparano said that most
of his starters will play,
but as is customary in
the first preseason game,
,they won't be out there for
"I can't afford it," Spara-
no said. "I have.no gauge
on how many plays we're
going to play ... if our of-
fense isn't going to be out
there for 40 plays and our
defense out there for 70 or
vice versa. So with that in
. mind I can't afford to keep
a group out there too long
without getting some of
these young players evalu-
ated. I need to make sure
these players get evaluat-
ed because as we get going
here into the next couple
weeks I really can't waste
that kind of time."
Sparano said that in a
normal year, some guys
would have around 60
"opportunities for them
to be in house and to be
better at something." The
lockout eliminated that,
which is why he's scram-
bling now to get a plan
together. He's not even
thinking about what the
Falcons will try on Friday,
thinking only about his
own club's plan.
"It's always good to see
another opponent," de-
fensive end Jared Odrick
said. "It's only preseason,
but definitely, we're very
Notes: Most of the
Dolphins seemed to be
caught off-guard by LB
Channing Crowder's deci-
sion to retire Wednesday.
The 27-year-old was cut
by the Dolphins earlier in
camp, but Sparano said
he never sensed Crowder
was done as a player. "Ob-
viously I care a lot about
Channing and I wish him
a lot of luck."
Hornets head coach
both physical and mental."
The place to develop
that toughness is practice,
and Jones said he,believes
in testing the limits of his
"We've got to hit, hit, and
then hit some more; and
then we'll do some run-
ning to see how they can
overcome," the coach said.
"Running is as much a
mental issue as it is physi-
cal. I want to see which
guys are willing to push
themselves in condition-
ing. If we can do that,
things will look promising,
and we'll have something
to work with."
Cottondale plays its first
game on Sept. 6 at home
against Port St. Joe.
through that preparation
build their confidence.
We've got to do our job as
coaches. If we do, we can
move forward with them."
Cottondale will be a pre-
dominant running team
like most middle school
teams, but Jones said he
would also like to incorpo-
rate the option game into
the offense, depending on
how quickly his quarter-
backs come along.
Regardless of the style of
play, Jones said his team
has to develop a hard-
nosed mentality on both
sides of the ball.
"Our guys have got to get
better and tougher physi-
cally," he said. "We have
to improve our toughness,
money by Shapiro's com-
pany, Capitol Investments,
are the university, the Heat
and former Wisconsin
football coach Barry Alva-
rez, along with members
of his family. Alvarez has
a close relationship with
Shalala, largely from her
Court records show Sha-
piro was accused'of ow-
ing the Heat $732,348.49
for courtside seats he
promised to buy, almost
$600,000 of which were for
future seasons. Alvarez's
family has filed claims for
at least $1 million. Miami
has an outstanding claim
of $40,000 surrounding a
deal for a skybox lease.
Shapiro said he gave
away a 2006 Heat NBA
championship ring to sat-
isfy a debt, though did not
reveal in sworn statements
how he obtained the ring
that was given to hundreds
of Heat staffers.
players for the upcoming
signing class to waver in
In June, when Shapiro
was sentenced, the U.S.
Attorney's Office said he
"used investor funds to
make payments to dozens
of student athletes who
were attending a local uni-
versity in the Miami area
to which Shapiro made
significant donations ...
cash in amounts up to
$10,000 and 'gifts such as
jewelry and entertainment
at nightclubs and restau-
rants in Miami Beach. As
a result of a 10-year gift to
the university, its Student-
Athlete Lounge was named
The University of Miami
was not specifically men-
tiofied in that release, but
the school temporarily
named its lounge for Shap-
iro. His name was removed.
in 2008 after the school
said he did not follow his
Prosecutors said Shapiro
spent more than $400,000
in investor funds for Miami
Heat floor seats, among
Shapiro also used inves-
tor funds to buy a pair of
cuffs, which he gave as a
gift to a professional ath-
lete long believed to be
Among the creditors list-
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The Panhandle Heat 12U
and 14U travel softball teams
will hold try-outs on Saturday
at Grand Ridge Fields by the
The 14U try-out begins at 4
p.m., with 12U starting at 5 p.m.
For more information,
contact Crystal Avriett at 850-
573-6750, or Bubba Avriett at
The next Sneads Recreation
football, soccer, and cheerlead-
ing sign-ups will be Saturday
from 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.,
followed by sign-ups on Aug. 23
from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m., and finally
on Aug. 27 from 9:30 a.m. to
Aug. 27 will be the last day
of registration for football, as
football practice is scheduled to
begin on Aug. 29.
Cost is $70 for football (ages 6
and up), $60 for soccer (ages 4
and up), and $100 for cheerlead-
ing (ages 5 and up).
A birth certificate and photo is
needed for football on the day of
Hudson Golf Tournament
The 5th Annual Coach John
"Hud" Hudson Golf Tournament
will take place Aug. 20-21 at
Florida Caverns Golf Course.
The format will be three-man
scramble, with morning or af-
ternoon tee times available.
Cash prizes will be paid for the
three top teams in each flight,
with a long drive and closest to
the pin prize awarded each day.
Lunch will be provided on
For more information, contact
John Donaldson at 850-573-
0806, Hunter Nolen at 850-573-
6474, or Brian McKeithan at
Travel Ball Tryouts
The Panhandle Heat 12U
travel baseball team will hold
try-outs in Sneads on Aug. 27 at
For more information, call
The Marianna Recreation
Department will offer five soc-
cer leagues this fall for boys and
girls ages 5-18.
Registration will be held
through Aug. 26 from 8 a.m. to
4 p.m. at The Marianna Educa-
tional and Recreational Expo
(MERE) located at 3625 Caverns
Road in Marianna.
Fee is $30 for participants
who live inside the city limits
of Marianna, and $45 for those
Fee must be paid with a check
or money order. No cash will be
Special registration will be
held Aug. 8 from 4 p.m. to 7 p:m.
All participants must bring copy
of birth certificate.
For more information, contact
the Marianna Recreation De-
partment at 482-6228.
The Riverfest 5K Run/Walk
will be held in Chattahoochee
on Sept. 3 at 7 a.m. Central
The race starts and ends at
the River Landing. Participants
will enjoy this scenic course
that takes them up to the Jim
Woodruff Dam and across the
Florida/Georgia state line.
Live radio coverage begins at
9 a.m., and top finishers will be
Trophies and age group me-
dallions will be given. Race day
registration starts at 6 a.m.
Register before Aug. 26 for
$20. After Aug. 26, the price will
increase to $25.
Registration forms and online
sign-up available at www.run-
and Conditioning Camp
Bionic Sports will hold a
Speed, Agility, and Condition-
ifig camp on Tuesdays and
Thursday at Integras Therapy &
Wellness Center for youth boys
and girls ages 9-17.
Cost is $40 a month, or $12 per
The camp will continue for
the entire summer, focusing on
becoming a better athlete.
Please call Eric Pender
for more information at
Current Marianna High School
students or incoming freshmen
interested in running on the,
Marianna High School boys or
girls cross country or distance
track team need to contact
Coach Allan Gibson at 850
The team is practicing at 6
a.m. every morning at Marianna
Please contact Coach Gibson
before you show up for your first
Marianna Youth Wrestling
Team Dynamic Youth Wres-
tling Team will continue practic-
ing on Tuesday and Thursday
nights at the wrestling room at
the old Marianna High School.
Practice will be from 6 p.m. to
All kids in Jackson County
from ages 6 and up are welcome
to join. For further information
please contact Marianna coach
Ron Thoreson at 272-0280.
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"Last year, our big prob-
lem was (defensively) that
we could get there, but we
couldn't finish the.tackle,"
he said. "This year, we're
spending the majority
of the time doing tons of
tackling drills, and empha-
sizing finishing the tackle.
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devil out of each other,
but not tackling like we
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Sneads worked mostly
on offense during the first
week of practice, but the
Pirates are focusing more
on defense this week.
Dowling said the week's
first practice wasn't much
to write home about, but
he likes the way his team is
approaching each day.
"I'm still pleased with the
effort," he said. "We're con-
stantly talking about maxi-
mum effort. We can't take
plays off anywhere; so far,
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Dear Annie: "Elaine" has been married
to my brother for 45 years. She is critical,
opinionated and condescending, and
she loves to use her poison tongue to
point out our faults to her husband and
children. I do my best to remain cordial
for my brother's sake, but it is nearly
When they married, we welcomed
Elaine with open arms, but she made it
clear that we were never good enough.
When I was a teenager, she tried to plant
seeds of doubt in my mind, saying my
parents didn't love me.
When Elaine went back to college later
in life, she became worse. She analyzed
everything we said or did at family
gatherings, making all events stressful.
When confronted about her attitude, she
blamed others because, of course, she is
I now realize Elaine lacks self-confi-
dence and trashed our family in order to
eliminate competition for the affection
of her husband and children. She has
no respect for others. After my parents
died, Elaine told my daughter that her
grandparents didn't love her, and that
We have ducking plays in bridge. Sometimes
they are responsible, sometimes foolhardy.
Which is it in this deal? South gets to three no-
trump, and West leads the spade king. What
should declarer do?
In the auction, two spades was a transfer to
clubs, South's rebid saying that he liked clubs.
North's three-heart rebid showed a singleton
or void in that suit. South, with hearts well
guarded, bid three no-trump. North, after a lot
of staring at the ceiling, passed. Note that five
clubs is defeated ifWest is psychic and leads his
South starts with seven top tricks: one spade,
four hearts and two clubs. Assuming clubs
are 2-1, not 3-0, that suit appears to provide
seven winners, but there is a snag the suit
is blocked. Declarer must win the third round
in his hand and there will be no dummy entry
Did you see the trick, if you'll excuse the pun?
Declarer ducks the first trick. Then he ducks
West's spade continuation. And on the third
round, he discards his club nine. Finally, he
plays a club to his king, cashes his four heart
tricks, and runs the clubs for two overtricks.
their lives were one bitter feud that only
Elaine was smart enough to notice. My
confused daughter asked me about these
comments, which fortunately gave me
the opportunity to set the record straight.
I wish my brother would speak up, but
he has been dominated too long. It won't
do any good to tell Elaine what I think of
her. She can't see that she has alienated
everyone with her abrasive personality.
But she is now spreading her vile, delu-
sional untruths to the next generation.
How do I nip that in the bud?
SICK OF THE SHREW
Dear Sick: We're impressed that you've
tolerated this woman for 45 years. If
Elaine tells a lie in your presence, say
sweetly, "Now, Elaine, dear, you know
that isn't true. You simply must stop mak-
ing things up."
Unfortunately, you have little con-
trol over what she says to her children
behind your back. When you see the kids,
be sure to emphasize the good things
- how much the family loves them, and
how they should come to you if they ever
have any questions.
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looking to provide care for Elderly person in
my home, short term or long term care.
Charge depends on amount of care needed
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PLACE.OVER 100 BOOTHS FILLED WITH
ANTIQUES, GIFTS, GLASSWARE, ART, RUGS
AND EVERYTHING IN BETWEEN! ALL
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in Graceville, Florida. For more
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property available ALL inside'circle
All prices NEG from $18k $85k.
Possible owner financing opportunity.
WANTED/WILL BUY: OLD COINS, TOYS AND
COLLECTABLES CALL 850-693-0908
Wanted: Old Coins, Gold,
Diamonds, Guns, And Tools
West Main Jewelry & Loan 334-671-1440.
on Peanut R
line with no
males left, $
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STOP GNAT, FLY, & MOSQUITO BITES!
Buy Swamp Gator All Natural
Family Safe-Use headito toe.
Available at The Home Depot.
Treadmill, almost new $100. 60" Oak Rnd Table,
Excellent Condition, 4 Lg bxs of new fabric, $15
ea or $50 for all. Call 850-352-4112
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Free kittens Multi-colored, multi-hair length
850-482- 5880/850-303-9727 after 3pm
AKC English Bulldog Beautiful AKC registered
english bulldog puppies for sale. Excellent ped-
igrees, show potential, outstanding temper-
ment and well socialized. Serious inquiries on-
ly, please. 334-572-4292
FOUND: Bulldog puppy, black w/white spots,
near Jackson Hospital 850-209-7856
FOUND: Small white female dog, mixed breed.
Dropped off on Reddoch Rd. GR 850-592-4342
Friend for Life has Free Wonderful Rescued
Dogs shots, spayed, neutered. 334-791-7312
|- German Shorthaired
Pointers AKC Registered,
3 female pups. Born
5,/30 11. Tails docked,
dew claws removed, shots
utd. Great family pet or
hunting dog. $300, OBO,
Mother on site, also for sale. Text or call 334-
s AKC German Shepherd large bone
8 wks. old, black & tan, 2-F, 1-M,
s have received their 1st shots &
starting at $300 Call: 334-494-0406
8/9, male neutered Boston Terrier,
oad, jumped fence when thunder
afternoon, child's pet, 850-209-1157
ppies, 2 brown/white females,
Excellent health, parents on
250 each 850-482-6674
ppies CKC registered. Good blood
history of health problems. Two
;350 each. Call 334-596-3940
Olive Grove. Interesting & Fun, OnlI
lorida. U-Pick Fresh Florida Green
e recipes for curing. Nortek Rd. 2mi
' of Hwy 167 850-596-4963
sh Peas, Tomatoes,
Beans, New Potatoes,
I Farm Fresh!
W. Hwy 52 Malvern
Wanted: Truck Driver,Class A or B w/Hazmat 2BR/1BA, 2658 Railroad St. C'dale No Pets,
endorsement, 2-years experience required. $300/mo. + $200 dep. (850) 352-4222
SOut of Town Work. $700 weekly w/bonus. 2BR/1BA $300 + $200 dep. Rail Road St. C'dale
Call 229-838-6733, B & S Air, Lumpkin GA 3BR/ 1BA $500 + $400 dep. Faney St. C'dale
No Pets (850) 352-4222
E R L L3/1.5 Brick Home 2589 McClain St. C'dale
$700/mo + dep 334-714-9553
FAMI R LLA 3/1.5 brick home for rent, 1 country acre near
Cottondale, $650, alsp 4/2 in Alford, 2 car ga-
DISTRIBUTION CENTER rage $800 Both require deposit, lease & refer-
MARIANNA, FLORIDA ences. 850-579-4317/866-1965
3BR/1.5BA Brick Home, Malone, New Carpet,
Now Hirin Full Time Stove, Refrigerator, Storage Shed,CH/A
No Pets $650/ Mo + dep. Call 850-569-2475
Ware h1oue PIoi on I 632 Chapelwood,Dothan 4 BR, 2 BA, Kit.
1st, 2nd, and 3rd Shifts w/refrig, stove, micro, dishwasher, DR, LR FPL.
Ref, $825 mo. Security deposit $800 & lease re-
Competitive Pay and quired. Outside shed. Avail 8/15. 334-333-7777
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Beautiful, stylish, newly remodeled brick home
3949 Family Dollar Parkway, for rent. 2 BR/1 BA. Quiet/safe neighborhood.
Marianna, Florida 32448 Nice size yard. Brick storage building on prop-
A erty. $650/month. Contact 478-508-9502.
Must be 18 Years Old Nicest in Marianna area
Equal Opportunity Employer Nearly new 2 BR Home
y Drug Free Workplace $525 w/lease 850-526-8367
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S2/1 in Alford, window A/C, separate dining
room $380 + deposit 850-579-8882/850-209-
N1; TSLHIII JI :ILE 2/2 Mobile Home $450 + deposit, appliances,
washer & dryer, water/garbage & sewer in-
1/1 Apartment for Rent. For info call 850-579- clouded 850-482-4455
8895 2 & 3 bedroom mobile Homes in Cottondale.
$500 and up. H20, garbage, sewer included.
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U-PICK PEAS: 6 miles N oi Grand Ridge, or 2.1
miles S of Dellwood on Hwy 69. $6/per 5 gal.
bucket, Field opens at 6:30am till 6:30 pm,
7 ays/wk. Both dark & white peas.
4 Large rolls of Hay for Sale Ae r'm y .-TUFfr b
after 5pm & weekends
after 5p & weekends Crossbow Bolts: Set of 4 new Easton Carbon
334-585-541Power 3 fin, 20" no points $20. 850-482-4120.
S. '' '' Danielle Steel Books: HB books most read once.
I J EMPf OY EN T *4'$2.50 ea or all 35 for $75. 850-482-4120.
Rod Case: Pack-A-Pole, padded, 4 rods, hard
STA RA case 60"-90", $50 like new 850-482-4120
Experienced servers needed. Apply in Scope: Weaver Qwik-point R-1 red dot pointing
person between 3:00-5:00 pm @ Madison's, sight for shotgun or rifle. $35. 850-482-4120.
2881 Madison St., Marianna. Trumpet: Getzen Trumpet, excellent condition
I ADVERTISE IN I $300. 850-272-0058
THE CLASS FID EDS 18 HP Mercury Outboard electric start, battery
I and tank. $500 850-209-4447
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End Tables (3) $30. each, 850-693-4189
Bedspread, Med blue color queen, quilted,
w/cust. made window swag, $45 850-482-4616
Hamster Cage Large plastic hamster cage w/
red and blue attachments. $20. 850-209-1077.
ONKYO-7pc Home Theatre Surround Sound
System, never hkd up. $150 OBO 850-482-3877
RCA TV & Aquarium both for $50.
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Water/sewer/ garbage/ lawn included.
Other rentals available starting @ $395
Joyce Riley RE 850-209-7825 4m
3/2 Large square footage mobile home extra
clean, Fairview Rd, Silver Lake Estates,
$700/mo 1st & last down, no exceptions. No
Pets Jim Garrett Realty 850-579-2656/718-5411
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includes water, garbage, lawn care, No Pets 850-592-
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960 sq ft Completely, renovated,
4 offices ,1 reception,1 breakroom,
2 bathrooms, Off street parking lot 2846-B
South Green Street Marianna. Less than
$1.00 per sq ft per month.
Call 850-326-0097 for info.
GAj REAL ESTATE'FOR SALE
$109,900-MLS# 244224- 4BR, 2BA brick home
with garage. Just 3 miles from downtown
Marianna, Fl. It's a nice country home with a
large covered front porch, updated flooring
and interior doors and the hall bath is
updated with tile and new fixtures.
Great workshop that is insulated and wired
for electric and other covered storage space.
21+/- Acres OWNER FINANCING -
Located on Pittman Hill Rd. Jackson Co.
Wooded 800' Road Frontage.
J. Cobb Realty
850-674-4469 or 850-227-5103
John Deere '09 Gator TS 4X2 ... 72 hours on it.
Has Dump bed. Good condition $5900 OBO 334-.
886-2549 or 334-796-1777
2 JET SKIES 2003 on dbl trailer seat look
recovered and look great! matching blue
$3600. for both. 334-806-9920.
Bass Tracker 96' pan fish 16 40hp, mercury an-
chors, $4200. OBO 334-648-0139.
Bayline 89' Cabin Cruiser, GPS tracking
system, marine radio, frig, potty & sink,
bridge pumps blower, works well
22.5', 2000 model, well
Pkept and clean.
Many extras. $19,950.
Procraft 03' 1650 with 90hp Mercury, 42 Ib.
thrust trolling motor, Procraft trailer, garage
kept, like new $7000. OBO
850-593-5116 or 850-209-5934.
RHINO 2008, 18FT- 90 HP Suzuki, 55 LB
Minnkota, Aluminum Trailer, Humminbird
Depth Finder, on Board Charger, Binini top,
Seacraft, '89,20 ft- Center
console, '95 225HP Johnson,
dual axle trailer w/brakes.
4 334-696-5505 4
2002 Winnebago Adventurer 35', 1 superslide
& 1 back bedroom slide, generator, water heat-
er, dual roof air,awning, exterior entertainment
center, rear view monitor system & automatic
hydraulic leveling jacks. 18k mi tires in good
condition recently rotated. Average retail price
per NADA bluebook $50K,low retail $42K. Ask-
ing $35,000, OBO, MUST SELL! 334-790-6758
Tj^ I COUGAR TRAVEL TRAILER
-- 2004-30 foot,
-- big rear window,
living/dining slide, excel-
lent condition, new tires,
must see to appreciate,
$16,500 OBO, 334-687-6863,334-695-2161
Dutchman '06 Denali 30ft, sleeps 8, double
slide, bunk house, shelter kept, great shape,
MUST SELL! $18,500. Call 334-790-9730
Dutchmen 40 ft.Travel Trailer
S '06. 38B-DSL, Sleeps 8, Has 2
A slideouts. Loaded, Like New.
$17,995. Call 334-406-4555
Gulfstream '06 Conquest
30' Pull Behind Camper
w "ith large slide. Excellent
Condition, 4 new tires.
Sleeps 6-8. CH&A, Full
kitchen, full bath, outside
Shower. $7500 FIRM 850-693-1618
Terry '91 5th wheel 29' high rise with rear
bedroom & front living room. Sleeps 6
$5,500. OBO 334-677-3243.
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21 Acres / 30 Brands New and Pre-Owned
SNewmar Keystone u Heartland Jayco
Fleetwood Prime Time Coachmen
Parts and Acces. Store
RV Collision Center
Located off 1-10 Exit 70 / SR285
328 Green Acres Dr.
De Funiak Springs, FL 32435
Sales and Service: 850-951-1000
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Marlanna, FL 32448
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S Marianna, FL 32448
Hours of Operation:
Monday-Friday 7:00m 5:00p
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Hand Crafted Totes, Bogs, Quilts, Etc.
Pickup and Delivery Avollable
CHIPOLA PROPANE GAS COMPANY
Locally Owned & Operated Since 1961
OldCottondaleRd* Marianna-526-2651 vorlp
Hwy,90 East- Sneads.593.6070 Gas Needs.
Tanks for Sate
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Peanut Buying Point
2881 Penn. avenue Marlanna, FL
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2807 Jefferson Street, r
Marianna, FL 32446
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4648 Highway 90
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Marianna, FL 32448
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Custom Tile & Flooring, LLC
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Dolphin LX 04' by National 36ft workhorse
chassis GM8100 gas engine, 20900K miles, 6
new tires, all new brakes assembly. $66,500.
334-794-3085 or 334-701-5700
FLEETWOOD 2005 Prowler AX6, 5th wheel, 36
ft, 4 slides, large shower, 30/50AMP. $20,000
OBO Call 334-695-4995, 334-687-7862.
H Trail Lite 2006 R-VISION
26 ft., fully loaded,
bought new, 13K miles
.u $49,995 334-616-6508
Winnebago 02' 37 ft. with slide, AC&H leveling
jacks, back up camera, 2-TV's, auto-recliner
queen sofa, king dome satellite, con. micro-
wave ovens, full awnings $44,900.
334-792-0854 or 334-792-3805
RV 1995 Four Winds 5000 32ft, gas, generator,
sound system, lots of storage, microwave,
patio awning, full bed, dinette sleeper, fridge &
freezer, $12,500. OBO Serious Inquiry Only!
YAMAHA'05 FX 1100 Waverunner, 3 seater,
with cover, with trailer, garage kept $5,000
1999 Jeep Wrangler Excellent condition and
very well maintained. Many new and rebuilt
parts and systems. Higher milage but mostly
due to towing. Call for details. $7,200.334-894-
5042 or cell 334-389-0056
1970 Chevrolet Chevelle Big Block SS, red with
white stripes, Price $5,700, use e-mail for pic-
tures email@example.com / 239-963-2619.
Plymouth '64 Valiant Station Wagon, red &
white trim. V-8 engine, auto trans $1000.00BO
Used in a movie. 334-522-3014. Runs good!!
CHEVY '6 S-10 Pick-up, 2.2 liter, 4 cly.,
selling for parts $850 334-689-9183
2007 Volkswagon Beetle 45,524 miles. One
owner. Pastel green with cream interior. Cus-
tom floormats for driver and passenger side.
Heated leather seats, cruise control, CD player,
sunroof, power locks and windows. Auxiliary
port for MP3/IPod. Great condition, regularly
serviced. Excellent gas mileage and fun to
drive. $14,500 or best offer. Please call 334-806-
6742 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org to see
this great car.
BMW '013251- LOADED, only 113K, 4-door,
power everything, 5-speed, clean title, leather
seats, power sunroof, wood grain interior, 6 CD
changer, radio/cassette player, excellent
condition, premium sound system, excellent
gas mileage (only about 90 dollars per fnonth!!)
extremely clean and very well taken car.
Must See $8000. Call TODAY 334-763-0146
Chevrolet '00 C5 Corvette Coupe, Black with
black leather interior, spoiler, ground effects,
automatic. 65K miles, 229-524-2955
Chevrolet '07 Corvette
Twin Turbo, FAST FAST
FAST! $32,999. 2180 Mont-
gomery Hwy. Call 334-
671-7720 or 718-2121.
U1 Chevrolet '81 Corvette
Automatic 350 (Silver). Will
sell as is for $4,700. OBO
SChrysler '06 Town & Country LTD Excellent
Condition, 74K miles, Nagivation, DVD, Original
Owner $15.500 850-482-3441
Chrysler '07 Crossfire Convertible- Silver with
dark gray leather interior, new tires, 30k miles,
like new condition, one owner "grandma" need
money for health reasons. PRICED TO SELL!
$22,500. Call 229-334-9945
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$0 Down/ 1st Payment, Tax, Tag & Title ,
Push, Pull or Drag, Will Trade anything!
Warranty On Every Vehicle Sold!
$100 Referrals! Call Steve 800g 9-4716
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B Lot's of custom.2180
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2180 MONTGOMERY HWY.
CALL: JAMES 334-718-2121.
Honda '07 Accord low mileage 4-door, silver in
cole 29,300 miles, 4-cyl. auto trans. power win-
dows, door locks, side mirrors, cruise control,
Michelin tires, ext. gas mil. regular maintance
at Jim Skinner Honda $16,300. 334-803-1322. or
Hndfba Q1q A-rt2 d ,%1 $69. 334-793-2142.1
Hyundai 06' Elentra tan in color, 101K miles, 4-
cyl. automatic, AC, pwr options, crusie,
AM/FM/CD, $6500. OBO 334-389-3071
Jeep '98 Cherokee- silver, awesome condition,
runs great, and cold AC, Priced to Sell!
$1,600. OBO Call 334-635-7960
Lincoln '85 Towncar- Dark Gray, 4 doors,
leather interior, 59k miles, Must see and Drive!
$12,500. Call 334-696-4765
Saturn 05' VUE-SUV silver, 124K mi. 4-cyl. auto-
matic, AC, power options, AM/FM/CD, $5500
Saturn 08' Aura V6 Sand Color with Tan Cloth
Interior. Only 11,800 miles and under factory
warranty up to 36,000 miles. Car is an automat-
ic, power doors and locks, keyless entry, cruise
control, auxiliary port for an iPod or mp3 play-
er, XM satellite radio, and equipped with on
star. Asking $17,000 Call 334-618-2407
Toyota '06 Hybrid Prius 3, silver in color, 4-
door, 1-owner, 47K miles, 44mpg. Excellent
condition $16,200. 334-774-2216.
Toyota'07 Corolla LE- good condition, great
gas mileage, tan, approx. 81k miles, $11,000.
Toyota '10 Corolla- Owner Must Sell!
Gray, 3-warranty, 7k miles, loaded, cloth
interior, like new condition.
$15,000. Call 334-347-6396 or 334-300-3412
USED CARS FOR SALE
Most Need Repair
Ford '01 Escort ZxZ -
94k miles, 5 speed manual $2,900.
ingnition problems $500.
Pontiac'93 Grand AM
124k miles, 4cyl. Auto $1,995.
Ford '02 Taurus Wagon
80k miles $2,995.
Ford '94 F150 XLT
4x4 Ext Cab, Transmission slipping $1,500.
Call 334-693-5159 or 334-618-5828
Harley '03 Davidson Herit-
age Softail Classic 100th
Pearl Blue. Vance and
Hines exhaust. 19k Miles,
$9,000 334-446-1208 4
Harley Davidson '02 Sportster 1200 Custom
11k miles, Chromed Out, $5500. Call 334-691-
3468 or 334-701-3855
SHarley Davidson '91
Sturgis Classic $7999.00.
2180 Montgomery Hwy.
Call 334-671-7720 or
Harley Davidson '95 Heritage SoftTall this bike
is exc. cond. & has less 18K miles.Vance &
Hines long shots, luggage rack, rear foot
boards, light visors, black in color, new wind-
shield & front tire & service manual, has al-
ways been garage kept & well maintained
$7,000. 334-347-4595. 334-447-3091
Harley Davidson XL 1200 Low This is a Like
New Harley with only 4,556 miles. Accessories
include chrome forward controls, Screaming
Eagle stage 1 breather kit, Vance Hines fuel
pack electronic fuel control, 2 inch Rush Pipes
for nice deep roar. Harley short sissy bar. Adult
rider since new, never dropped. Color is Blue
and chrome: Call Greg at 334-701-3039. $6,500
HONDA '07 CBR,
600, loaded, 4,000
2 brother exhaust, $5,500
Kawasakl '08 Vulcan 900,
wwhite and gold. Approx 5K
mi. FLAWLESS. $5695
Motor by BPM, 2 brothers
performance pipe. Very
fast bike for the motor-
Suzuki'07 250 cc Cruiser great beginners bike.
New full windshield, black, runs great. $2500
V-Star '07 1300 Tourer Windshield, engine
guard, hard saddlebag, 16k miles, black,
$5,500. NEG Priced to SELL! Call 334-494-2736
Yamaha Roadster: Beautiful pearl white 2008
Yamaha Roadstar 1700. This motorcycle is ga-
rage kept, is in excellent condition, and runs
and drives like a dream. I have added too many
options to list. The price is way less than is ow-
ed but I will pay the shortage to release the ti-
tle to the buyer. I just need to get rid of the
payment. Loan value at the local credit union is
$7,300. 334-347-5953 or 334-248-1275.
Honda 1962 C102 super
cub 50. 4k miles, Black &
white, good condition,
electric start 3 speed,
$2.500. Firm. Call noon (M-
2003 Nissan Pathfinder SE: Tan, 3.5L, V6, 110K
miles, Cruise control, Power locks/windows,
CD/cassette player, Tinted windows, Rear car-
go cover, Very Clean! $8,900, Call 334-702-7790.
Hummer '06 SUT, Fully Loaded, Excellent
Condition, 106K miles, $21,000 For information,
call 334-790-7942 or 334-726-1199
Trail Blazer '03 LTZ 5 passenger, red in color
with gray leather int. DVD package. 133K
miles, $5500. exc. cond. 334-435-4177
'02 Dodge Ram 1500 4-wheel drive, quad cab,
P/U with 4.7 liter engine, cold air, chrome run-
ning boards, chrome rims, chrome tool box,
tow package and new tires. 149,698 miles.
Excellent condition. $8499. ,* 334-790-6832.
LS Z71 ext. cab, 4-door,
4x14, Red, 138K miles, all
power, 5000 miles on
tires, tow package, Must
see to appreciate. $9500.
334-791-2781 or 334-677-3050
Dodge 03' 2500 pick up long wheel base, reg.
cab, heavy duty, towing package, good condi-
tion 26K miles. $11,000. 334-791-2322
FARM EQUIPMENT:'05 Amadas 4 row peanut
combine, picked about 1200 ac. very good
cond. $46,500 KMC 4 row peanut shaker, good
cond. $6500. 334-403-0251 or 334-403-0249
Ford '02 F150 Harley
Davisdon Clean Truck,
Montgomery Hwy. Call
334-671-7720 or 718-2121.
Ford 250'07 black in color, 2-wheel drive
168K miles, navigation system, new tires,
very well maintained, back up camera, tow
'pack, elec seats, cold AC $ 16,900.
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Auto, $4,600 or reasonable
offer. Call 229-334-8520.
HONDA '08 RIDGELINE RTL- white with tan
leather interior, sunroof and satellite radio,
new michelin tires, and only 32k miles.
$27,500. Call Scott 334-685-1770
International Tractor F1466 145HP diesel,
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Condition $5900 334-677-7321
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IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR
JACKSON COUNTY, FLORIDA
FILE NO: 11-192 PR
IN RE: ESTATE OF FREDERICK G. COMPAGNI,
SR. a/k/a Frederick George Compagni, Sr.
NOTICE TO CREDITORS
The administration of the estate of FREDERICK
G. COMPAGNI, SR deceased, whose date of
death was May 27, 2011; is pending in the Cir-
cuit Court for Jackson County, Florida, Probate
Division; File Number 11-192- PR; the address
of which is P.O. Box 510, Marianna, Florida
32447. The name and address of the personal
repsentative and the personal representative's
attorney are set forth below.
All creditors of the decedent and other per-
sons, who have claims or demands against de-
cedent's estate, including unmatured, contin-
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gent or unliquidated claims, and who have
been served a copy of this notice, must file
their claims with this court WITHIN THE LATER
OF THREE (3) MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF
THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR
THIRTY (30) DAYS AFTER THE DATE OF SERV-
ICE OF A COPY OF THIS NOTICE ON THEM.
All other creditors of the decedent and other
persons who have claims or demands against
the decedent's estate, including unmatured,
contingent or unliquidated claims must file
their claims with this court WITHIN THREE (3)
MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLI-
CATION OF THIS NOTICE.
ALL CLAIMS NOT SO FILED WILL BE FOREVER
NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME PERIODS SET
FORTH ABOVE, ANY CLAIM FILED TWO (2)
YEARS OR MORE AFTER THE DECEDENTS DATE
OF DEATH IS BARRED.
THE DATE OF FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NO-
TICE IS August 17, 2011. *
Attorney for Personal Representative
Stewart M. McGough, Esq,
Scolaro, Shulman, Cohen, Fetter & Burstein,
P.C. 507 Plum Street, Suite 300
Syracuse, New York 13202
Florida Bar No. 0308285
Richard A. Compagni
939 State Route 90
Cortland, New York 113045
IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR
JACKSON COUNTY, FLORIDA
FILE NUMBER: 11-202-PR
IN RE: ESTATE OF HERMON L. REGISTER,
NOTICE TO CREDITORS
The administration of the estate of Herman L.
Register, deceased, whose date of death was
June 22, 2011, is pending in the Circuit Court for
Jackson County, Florida, Probate Division, the
address of which is Jackson County Court-
house, Post Office Drawer 510, Marianna, FL
32447. The names and addresses of the person-
al representative and the personal iepresenta-
tive's attorney are set forth below.
All creditors of the decedent and other persons
having claims or demands against decedent's
estate on whom a copy of this notice is re-
quired to be served must file their claims with
this court WITHIN THE LATER OF 3 MONTHS
AFTER THE TIME OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION
OF THIS NOTICE OR 30 DAYS AFTER THE DATE
OF SERVICE OF A COPY OF THIS NOTICE ON
All other creditors of the decedent and other
persons having claims or demands against de-
cedent's estate must file their claims with this
court WITHIN 3 MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF
THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE.
ALL CLAIMS NOT FILED WITHIN THE TIME PERI-
ODS SET FORTH IN SECTION 733.702 OF THE
FLORIDA PROBATE CODE WILL BE FOREVER
NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME PERIODS SET
FORTH ABOVE, ANY CLAIM FILED TWO (2)
YEARS OR MORE AFTER THE DECEDENTS DATE
OF DEATH IS BARRED.
The date of the first publication of this Notice
is August 17, 2011.
Attorneys for Personal Representatives:'
Stuart E. Goldberg
Fla. Bar No. 0365971
Amy Mason Collins
Fla. Bar No. 0044582
Law Offices of Stuart E. Goldberg, P.L. Post
Office Box 12458 Tallahassee, Florida 32317
Larry P. Register
5355 Tewkesbury Trace
Tallahassee, Florida 32309
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Gadhafi's troops use hospital as home base
The Associated Press
ZAWIYA, Libya-The day
Libyan rebels advanced
into the strategic city of Za-
wiya, Moammar Gadhafi's
forces clamped down on
the local hospital.
They forced doctors to
perform hours of consecu-
tive surgeries, put snipers
on the roof and an anti-
aircraft gun near the en-
trance, two doctors who
managed to escape said
As the Libyan regime's
grip on this coastal city of
200,000 is slipping, stories
are seeping out about the
reign of fear and intimida-
tion imposed here over the
past five months.
Residents interviewed in
rebel-controlled parts of
Zawiya gave accounts of
mass arrests in the preced-
ing months. A woman said
her son-in-law and two of
his relatives were arrest-
ed and killed by Gadhafi
agents. A rebel fighter said
he was subjected to beat-
ings and electric shocks.
Zawiya had risen up
forcefully against Gadhafi
when anti regime pro-
tests swept the country
in mid-February, but was
preoccupied in a brutal
crackdown in mid-March.
Rebels pushed into the city
on Saturday, but after four
days of fighting Gadhafi's
soldiers still cling to posi-
tions in eastern areas, in-
cluding the hospital.
Dr. Hamid al-Shawish, a
30-year-old surgeon, said
the regime had clamped
down hard op Zawiya since
March, arresting anyone
suspected of sympathizing
with-the rebels. At least 20
doctors and nurses were
seized from the hospital,
and some remain missing,
He and a colleague, gy-
al-Kum, said regime forces
were a constant presence
in the hospital, replac-
ing the director with one
of their own and ordering
medical staff around.
On Saturday morning,
there was an influx of dead
and wounded regime sol-
diers, and civilian patients
were ordered to leave the
hospital to make room, the
two doctors said. Troops.
closed down the pediat-
rics and gynecology wards,
The bodies of at least
30 Gadhafi soldiers were
brought in that day, along
with some 150 wounded,
said al-Shawish, who was
in charge of the emergen-
cy room. Rebels often al-
lege that most of Gadhafi's
troops are African mer-
cenaries, but al-Shawish
said there were many Liby-
ans among the wounded
The soldiers ordered
doctors and nurses to stay
on their jobs, according to
al-Shawish, who said he
performed 15 operations
between 11 a.m. Saturday
and 3 a.m. Sunday. He
said three more surgeons
worked on other floors.
Al-Shawish said that
while he was working,
armed soldiers wandered
in an out of the emergency
room. "Anyone who was
not operating was told to
operate," said al-Shawish,
but added that he did not
have guns pointed at him.
Gadhafi's men posted
snipers on the roof and an
anti-aircraft gun in a yard,
right outside the window
of the emergency room,
the doctor said. Gadhafi's
forces fired randomly at
nearby houses, but he did
not hear incoming rebel
fire, he said.
Al-Kum said he was able
to sneak out of the hospi-
tal on Sunday. Al-Shawish
said he recognized a sol-
dier guarding the hospi-
tal gate as the father of an
1nt UUloIM LU Iic rn
Libyan rebels protect a captured enemy sniper from retaliation of other rebel fighters near
Zawiya in western Libya, Saturday, Aug. 13, 2011. After some moment of tension the prisoner,
whose name has not been released yet, was put in a car an drove towards Zintan.
infant he had circumcised.
After initially refusing to
let the doctor go, the guard
relented and let al-Shawish
walk out Sunday, with a
promise that he would re-
turn shortly. Since their es-
cape, the two doctors have
been working at a clinic in
Bir Moammar, a rebel-con-
trolled village about eight
kilometers (five miles)
south of Zawiya.
European Financial Crisis
Merkel, Sarkozy propose
The Associated Press
PARIS France and
Germany called on Tues-
day for a "new economic
government" for Europe,
with mandatory balanced
budgets enshrined in the
constitutions of all euro
zone members as a way to
overcome the debt crisis
that has threatened to frac-
ture the continent's fragile
French President Nico-
las Sarkozy and German
Chancellor Angela Merkel's
push for long-term po-
litical solutions instead of
immediate financial mea-
sures like a single Euro-
pean bond sent the euro
Sarkozy and Merkel also
proposed a Europe-wide
tax on financial transac-
tions and pledged to har-
monize their countries'
corporate taxes and in
a move aimed at show-
ing the eurozone's largest
members are "marching
in lockstep" to protect the
Shares of financial mar-
kets operators, such as
NYSE Euronext and the
Inc., already under pres-
sure as part of a broader
sell-off of financial stocks,
NYSE Euronext fell 10
percent, or $2.87, to $26.10,
leading the S&P 500 Index
"On the surface, it sounds very bold. The practical
part stillseems, to me anyway, like apipe dream."
Foreign Exchange Analytics
in percentage losses. The
was not far behind, falling
5.5 percent, or $6.33, to
$110.10, the third biggest
loser on the S&P.
Investors may be con-
cerned about how the euro
bloc will put in place what
its leaders have suggested
and how a proposed tax
on financial transactions
may affect demand for
European assets, said Da-
vid Gilmore of Foreign Ex-
change Analytics in Essex,
"On the surface, it sounds
very bold, a federal 'euro-
zone,'" Gilmore said. "The
practical part still seems,
to me anyway, tobe a pipe
He said the plan to form a
deeper fiscal union among
the 17 countries using the
euro "made the euro cred-
ible," but governments
might not want to surren-
der their rights to set tax
and budget policies.
But some analysts say
only tighter fiscal con-
vergence between the
*euro. zone's 17 members,
with the block's strongest
the debts of the weaker
partners, will resolve a
crisis that has dragged on
for nearly two years and
resulted in a string of sov-
ereign bailouts worth hun-
dreds of billions of euros.
Sarkozy and Merkel
stressed their commitment
to defending the common
currency, a cornerstone of
integration on this long-
fractured continent. They
presented their proposals
after meeting Tuesday in
Paris amid signs of eco-
nomic slowdown, and after
an exceptionally turbulent
week on financial mar-
kets prompted by concern
about Europe's financial
Sarkozy told reporters
that he and Merkel want a
"true European economic
government" that would
consist of the heads of
state and government of
all eurozone nations.
The new body would
meet twice a year and
more in times of crisis
- and be led initially by
EU President Herman Van
Rompuy for a 2/2-year
term. After that, Sarkozy
suggested, it could be
opened up to other heads
of states and government.
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