An apparent break in attempt at Marianna High School left this
crater and cracks in the glass of a front door at the school.
United Way kickoff
set for Thursday .
Restaurants help jumpstart campaign
Taylor Robinson stops for a minute to catch his breath while playing in a
Waterwvalkerz inflatable ride at Riverfest in Chattahoochee on Saturday.
VA will host two events Friday
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Third person dies
in traffic accident
The three people fatally injured were
occupants of a southbound car that
swerved into the path of a northbound
Jackson County ambulance to crash on
State Road 71. All were listed as residents
See CRASH, Page 7A
From staff reports
A third person has died as the result of
a traffic crash that left two dead at the
scene Monday evening.
The Florida Highway Patrol~on Tues-
day released the names of all parties
Investigators and emergency responders confer after a wreck on Highway 71 Monday afternoon
that killed three and seriously injured another three.
BY LAUREN DELGADO
Marianna High School
and Marianna Middle
School were both burglar-
izedl over the Labor Day
Jackson County Sheriff
Lou Roberts said a per-
son or persons attempted
to enter Marianna High
School sometime. Sunday
night or Monday morn-
ing. A projectile was used
against the front glass
door, but because the
glass is hurricane proof,
the perpetrators) couldn't
Marianna High School
Assistant Principal Clar-
ence Bellamy said it would
take time for the door to
be replaced, but it's not a
threat t'o student's safety.
He was unsure how much
a new door would cost.
See SCHOOLS, Page 7A
eligibility requirement is
that the veteran be hon-
orably discharged. From
there, the staff will decide
if the type of care the vet-
eran needs is available at
Marianna's clinic has a
pharmacy, mental health
program, caregiver sup-
port and a physical
therapist, among other
"The VA is constantly
growing, and with that
the number of patients
we can treat," Alphonse
At 4 p.m., the clinic's
staff will meet outside of
the building at their flag-
pole to reflect in honor of
9/11. The public is wel-
come to join them.
"A lot of uswant to show
our appreciation for those
BY LAUREN DELGADO
The Department of Vet-
erans Affairs will be hold-
ing two events this Fri-
day at their community
based outpatient clinic at
4970 Highway 90 East in
Early in the day, vet-
erans and their families
can attend an Enrollment
Open House from. noon
to 3 p.m.
The open house is an
information session to
help veterans learn more
about the clinic and de-
cide if they're eligible for
care. Staff will be avail-
able to answer questions
and help with paperwork.
The clinic's admin-
istrative officer Angela
Alphonse said the basic
BY DEBORAH BUCKHALTER
The local end-of-year
United Way fundraising
effort kicks off this Thurs-
day as six restaurants give
their customers a chance
to help the cause without
spending any extra money.
All the customers have
to do is come in and "Dine
United," the slogan for
the one-day campaign at
Madison's Warehouse res-
taurant, Subway, Sonny's
Barbecue, Beef 'O' Brady's
Jim's Buffet and Grill, and
The Oaks restaurant.
Each of those restaurants
will donate a portion of
their profits to the United
Local United Way cam-
paign chairman Al Green
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said he hopes Thursday's
Dine United campaign will
build a strong foundation
for the fundraising efforts
to come later this year.
For instance, Green will
host another chili cook-off
in November at Jackson
County Road and Bridge
headquarters, where he
serves as superintendent
of the department.
There will also be a "ball
race" down the Chipola
River this year, prob-
ably in October, Green
The local chapter hopes
to raise about $50,000
this year through various
events and through pay-roll
deductions authorized by
workers who are willing to
See CAMPAIGN, Page 7A
Toni Johns answers (left) a question from T.J. Carnley at the
VA Clinic in Marianna on Tuesday.
who were affected by Sep-
tember 11," Alphonse
For more information
on either event, contact
Alphonse at 718-5620.
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n Jackson County Habitat for Humanity Ware-
house hours: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
a Alcoholics Anonymous Open meeting,12-1
p.m., First United Methodist Church, 2901 Caledo
nia St., Marianna, in the AA room.
n The Jackson Hospital Board of Trustees Build-
ing and Grounds Committee meets at 5:30 p.m.
in the Hudnall E'ulrhing Community Room.
n Emerald Coast Hospice Summer Education
Series presents "End of Life and Palliative Care" at
4374 Lafayette St. in Marianna. Two sessions: 7 a.m.
and 4 p.m. CEU (1) available through Troy Unsl.er:-sty..
Health care workers, public welcome. No charge.
n St. Anne Thrift Store, 4285 Second Ave. in Mari-
anna, is having a Brown Bag Sale Sept.1, 6 and 8: All
clothing that can lit In ai brown bag for $4. Hours: 9
a~m. to 1p,m. Tuesday and Thursdays.
a Today is the deadline to make reservations for
the DAR/C.A.R./SAR Constitution Day Lun-
cheon, which will be ll a.m. Saturday, Sept.17 at
St. Luke's Episcopal Church in Marianna. Kenneth
Brooten Jr., Esq. will discuss "Our Endangered U.S.
Constitution." Dutch-treat: Adults, $10; children l2
and under, $5; and C.A.R./JAC members in Colonial
attire, free. Contact Mary Robbins at snoopyxii60@
hotmail.com or 209-4066.
a The Town of Grand Ridge will hold a public
hearing, 6 p.m. at the Grand Ridge Town Hall, for
proposed Ordinance No. 2011-03 Revenue Fund '
Budget and Ordinance No. 2011-04 General Govern-
ment Budget. The r-gulalr mo~nthlly council meeting
for will follow. Call 592-4621.
n Cottondale High School Advisory Council
meets at 6 p.m. in the school's Media Center.
n Alcoholics Anonymous Closed discussion,
89i p!m,o irUnited Meteh ist Chu che 29a0n Cale-
limited to persons with a desire to stop drinking,
FRIDAY, SEPT. 9
n Jackson County Chamber of Commerce hosts
its First Friday Power Breakfast on the second
Friday this month, 7-9 a.m. at the Jackson County
Agriculture Conference Center, 2741 Pennsylvania
Ave. in Marianna. The Chamber Government Affairs
C o:-mlrnttee will present its 5th Annual Local Govern-
ment Appreciation Breakfast with featured speaker
State Attorney Glenn Hess.
n The Marianna VA Community Based Outpa-
tient Clinic will host an enrollment open house
noon to 3 p.m. at 4970 Highway 90 East. Enrollment
and eligibility :.t41~ wlll b~e available to answer ques-
tions and enroll individuals. Call 718-5620.
n Better Breathers helping meet the chal-
lenges of chronic lung disease meets 2-3 p.m. in
the Hudnall Building Community Room, Jackson
Hospital Campus, 4230 Hospital Drive, Marianna.
Brett Burns of Lincare Durable Medical Equipment
and Services will present, "Meter Dose Inhalers vs.
Nebulizers." No cost to attend. Light refreshments
served. Call 718-2849.
n Freedom Walk, in remembrance of 9-11-2001,
starts at 4 p.m. at the VA Clinic in Marianna. Call
,,.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, 573-
n Alcoholics Anonymous open meeting, 8-9 p.m.
in the AA room at First United Methodist Church
2901 Caledonia St., Marianna '
SATURDAY, SEPT. 10
a Marianna City Farmers Market is open 8 a.m. to
noon for the fall season, Saturdays only in Madison
n Jackson County Health Department Closing
the Gap program offers a free Pilates class, 8:30
a.m. at Integras Weliness Center, 4230 Lafayette
St., Suite C, in Marianna. Call 482-6221.
n Build a Backyard Greenhouse Jackson
County Master Gardeners~presents a workshop on
building backyard greenhouses, 10 a.m. to noon at
the Jackson County Extension Service in Marianna.
Leon County Extension Agent Trevror Hylton will lead
the class. Registration starts at 9:30 a~m. Cost: $10
(includes directions/inforniation, lunch). Register in
advance by calling 482-9620 or mailing jackson-
ages 5 to 21 will compete for the titles of ILr ti,
Young, Junior, Teen or Miss Jackson County Cotton
iri this inaugural pageant. Admission: $5 (free for
age 4 and younger). Proceeds benefit Jackson
County Special Olympics. Call 592-9563 or 209-
n'Alcoholics Anonymous open meeting, 4:30-
5:30 p.m. in the AA room of First United Methodist
Church, 2901 Caledonia St., Marianna.
SUNDAY, SEPT. 11
n In observance of the 10th anniversary of 9/11,
First Baptist Church of Cottondale (3172 Main St.)
r..all host a patriotic Homecoming service at 10 a.m.
Local law enforcement and military personnel will
be recognized. Public welcome. Bring a covered dish
for lunch after the service.
n First United Methodist Church of Chat-
tahoochee, during a special 11 a.m. EDT worship
service, will recognize the 10th anniversary of 9/11
and celebrate events demonstrating "the endur-
ing strength, unity and resolve" of America and its
people. Featured will be a 20-piece concert band
comprised primarily of Jackson County students.
n The Chipola Artist Series opens with "Artistic
Reflections" presented by the Chipola Music and
Theatre Faculty. The 2 p.m. matinee, honoring Joan
Stadskiev, will feature performances by pianists Dr.
Christine Yoshikawa and Dr. Josh Martin; Dr. Daniel
Powell, saxophone; Adam Larison, guitar; Angie
White, vocalist; Charles Sirmon, theatre; and others.
All concert-goers are invited to a reception hosted
by the Chipola Regional Arts Association honoring
Stadskley and her faculty' and staff. Tickets-$12 for
adults andl $8 for ages .8 and under are available
in the Business Office. Call 718-2220.
n Alcoholics Anonymous closed discussion, 6:30
p.m., 4349 W. Lafayette St., Marianna (ini one-story.
building behind 4351W. Lafayette St.). Attendance
limited to persons with a desire to stop drinking.
MONDAY, SEPT. 12
a Jackson County School at Sunland Advisory
Council meeting 7:30 a.m. in the Student
Corrmons room, Habile Building, Sunland, 3700
Connally Drive in Marianna. Call 482-9139.
n Orientaion 10:30 a.m. at the Goodwill Ca reer
Training Center, 4742 Highway 90 in.Marianna. Reg-
ister for free job placement and computer training
classes and learn about services offered to people
with disadvantages/disabilities. Call 526-0139.
n Lions Club of Marianna meeting, Jim's Buffet &
(ill lnon on second and fourth Mondays. Call
n A special meeting of the Jackson County School
Board begins at 4 p.m. in the board room at 2903
Jefferson St. in Marianna. Public welcome. Call
r Sneads Elementary School Advisory Council
meets at 4 p.m. in the SES Library.
n The Jackson Hospital Board of Trustees Joint
Conference Committee meets at 5:30 p.m. in the
a Jackson County Health Department Closing
the Gap program offers a free yoga class, 5:30 p.m.
at Integras Wellness Center, 4230 Lafayette St.,
Suite C, in Marianna. Mat provided. Call 482-6221.
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Sept. 5, the
calls, four traffic crashes, five
reports of traffic crashes with
entrapment, five burglar alarm
alerts, one panic alarm, one fire
alarm, nine traffic stops, one
larceny complaint, one criminal
mischief complaint, two civil
disputes, two trespass com-
plaints, two foundlabandoned
property reports, 12 weather
reports, one suicide attempt,
one noise disturbance, one ani-
mal complaint, three assists of
other agencies, and one public
The following persons were
booked into the county jail dur-
ing the latest reporting periods:
>, Millard Peaden, 37, 6938
Singletary St., Grand Ridge,
violation of probation (resisting
arrest without violence, battery-
a> Roben Garcia, 34, 2922
Kynesville H-ighway, Cottondale,
driving without driver's license,
tag attached not assigned.
JAIL POPULATION: 239
To report a crime, call CrimeStoppers
at52c6 5TOM or a oa law efrment
of these calls
may be related to after-hours
calls taken on behalf of Gracev-
ille and Cottondale Police
Departments): Five reports -
of accidents with injury, one
stolen tag, four abandoned ve-
hicles, one suspicious vehicle,
two suspicious persons, one
highway obstruction, one bur-
thr, oerbathdis c bd tc sbance'
fires with police response, five
power lines down, 20 medical
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volved in PBL for four years and
I'm continually amazed at the
impact this organization has on
Over 1,800 college and univer-
sity students participated in a va-
riety of business and leadership
workshops including "Becom-
ing a Mover and a Shaker in the
Interviewing Room," "Prepar-
ing for Management in a Global
Setting," "Ethical Leadership,"
"GMAT Strategy Session," "CSI:
Accounting," and "The New Gue-
rilla Job Search in a Digital Age."
Students had the opportunity
to network with representatives
from numerous corporations
to explore career and graduate
PBL is the college division of
FBLA/PBL, the largest student
leadership organization in the
world. FBIA-PBI's mission is to
bring business and education
together in a positive working
relationship through innovative
leadership and career develop-
ment programs. FBIA-PBL is on
the leading edge of career and
technical education. Promoting
business ethics is critical to the
Special to the Floridan
The Chipola College chapter
of Phi Beta Lambda recently at-
tended the PBL National Leader-
ship Conference in Orlando.
Students competed in business
and technology objective and
performance events. Chipola
PBL members, James Lewis,
Katrina Messer, Tracy Scott and
Barbara Wynn won fourth place
in the nation in the Parliamen-
tary Procedure event. Chipola
PBL adviser, Vikki Milton, repre-
sented Florida as the host state's
Advisor of the Year in the open-
ing session's "Parade of States."
Regarding the conference,
Milton said, "The PBL National
Conference is a first class, fast-
paced, intense, competitive,
networking event. Our students
exchange business cards with
co porate executives, get the
edge on, career-building, and
meet hundreds of college and
university students from across
the nation. They exchange
ideas, get focused on their career
and see so many opportunities
available to them. I've been in-
li ~ ~~~~~~ .Ma aw s- .cL. wI.
The Chipola College chapter of Phi Beta Lambda recently attended the PBL National Leadership Conference
in Orlando. From left are Chipola PBL adviser Vikki Milton, Jordan Hatcher, Katrina Messer, Nick Harris, Devon
Beachum, Zach Gilmore, Tracy Scott, Barbara Wynn, Hollie Daniels and James Lewis.
7, at 10 a.m., in room M202. All For more information, contact
interested Chipola students are Milton at 526-2761 ext. 3371 or
invited to attend. miltonvvchipolaaeedu.
Chipola will host a PBL Kick-
off Reception Wednesday, Sept
Spec al to the Floridan
gree programs including math
or science education for middle
and high school, English edu-
cation, elementary education,
exceptional student education,
nursing and business adminis-
tration (with concentrations in
management or accounting).
Dr. Jayne Roberts, Vice Presi-
dent of StudentAffairs, says, "En-
gaging outreach programs such
as the Educational Talent Search
Program and College Reach Out
Program with area high schools
have had a tremendous effect."
Roberts also reported that the
college is offering more classes
online which has made col-
lege more accessible for more
Most Chipola students are en-
rolled in the Associate in Arts
program, a two-year degree,
that guarantees acceptance to
Florida's 11 public universities.
Chipola College also offers sev-
eralAssociate in Science degrees
and certificates inWorkfor~ce De-
velopment programs that pro-
vide training for various career
'Two of the college's Workforce
Development programs Cos-
metology and Automotive Tech-
nology -have maximum enroll-
Inent with students on waiting
Students who missed the regu-
lar registration have another op-
portunity to attend college this
fall during Term 'C.' Classed be-
gin Oct.14. Registration for the
six-week term is Oct. 13.
Applications for Admission are
available in the Admissions Of-
fice located in the Student Ser-
vices Building or online at www.
For admission information,
call 718-2211, or visit www.
over last fall.
College president Dr. Gene
Prough said, "We are glad that so
many students are taking advan-
tage of the opportunities to im-
prove their lives through higher
education. Our goal is to provide,
access to all the citizens of our
Enrollment in the college's
four-year degree programs is a
big part of the college's increase.
With 187 juniors and seniors, en-
rollment in bachelor's programs
account for nearly ten percent
of the college's total enrollment.
Chipola offers ten bachelor's de-
Chipola College is enjoying
two percent enrollment increase
A total of 2,060 students were
enrolled through the final day of
registration compared to 2,000
students at the same time last
In addition to the headcount
increase, students also are tak-
ing more classes. Full Time
Equivalency--an average calcu-
lation of the number of hours
that students take--is also up
half of one percent, just slightly
stock judges and security.
This year's fundraising
efforts are under way, and
tickets for smoked Boston
butts will be distributed
to FFA and 4-H1 exhibitors
to sell to the public begin-
ning Sept. 20.
Tickets will also be
available at the Extension
Service, at 2741 Pennsyl-
vania Avenue, Suite 3 in
Businesses and indi-
viduals that would like
to contribute monetarily
to this community event
should contact 4-H1 Agent
Ben Knowles at 482-9620.
More information about
being a Panhandle Youth
Expo sponsor, as well as
rules and entry forms,
may be downloaded at
edul4h, or by contacting
the Extension Service.
are again volunteering
their time and talents,
preparing for the second
annual Parihandle Youth
Expo, which is set for Oct.
13-15. Organizers report
that the biggest task is
securing enough funding
to stage the event's vari-
ous shows and contests,
including the livestock
shows for 4-H1 and FFA
members from Jackson
and surrounding coun-
ties, as well as the Youth
By opening the Youth
Exhibits contest to all
youth currently enrolled
in school, this year's Youth
Expo promises to be big-
ger than before.
businesses and private in-
dividuals last year helped
buy supplies, ribbons and
Other awards; pay modest
asked to bring questions,
as future classes may ad-
dress some questions
fielded this weekend.
Registration starts at 9:30
a.m. on Saturday, the work-
shop at 10 a.m., and the
class will last until noon,
The cost ofthis workshop
is $10, which includes all
dire cti ons/Iinfo rmatio n
and lunch. Payment will
be taken` Saturday at the
To register, call the Jack-
son County Extension Ser-
vice at 482-9620, or email
the ~ackson County Master
Gardeners at jacksonmg@
Special to the Floridan
Continuing its 2011 "Ur-
ban Homesteading" series,
this weekend the Jackson
County Master Gardeners
will present a workshop on
building your own back-
Leon County Extension
Agent Trevor Hylton will be
at the Jackson County Ex-
tension Service on Satur-
day, Sept. 10. He will dem-
onstrate how to build, in
a weekend, an affordable
(about $150) greenhouse
to protect plants in win-
ter. Hylton will assemble a
demonstration unit on site
while workshop partici-
pants watch. '
Future classes on other
types of greenhouses,
equipment, usage, "care
and maintenance, size,
location and common
greenhouse problems are
planned. Participants in
Saturday's workshop are
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Special to the Floridan
For the week ended Sept.
1, at the Florida Livestock
Auctions, receipts totaled
9,077 compared to 9,611
last week, and 11,549 last
According to the Florida
Market News Service, com-
pared to one week ago,
slaughter cows 3.00 to 5.00
lower, bulls 2.00 to 4.00
lower, feeder steers and
heifers 2.00 to 4.00 lower,
replacement cows 1.00 to
n Feeder Steers: Medium
&2L~a g Frame No. 1-2lb.
a Feeder Heifers: Medium
& Large Frame No. 1-2
a Slaughter Cows: Lean:
750-1200 lbs. 85-90 per-
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G~ov. Rick Scott's administration says slash-
I ing the state's five water districts' budgets by
S$700 million won't harm the environment.
Don't buy it. To be sure, all state agencies, including
the districts, must do some serious belt-tightening
during these tough times. And the governor is right
to insist the districts focus on their core purpose
But Scott's reckless and arbitrary cuts will compro-
mise the districts' ability to prevent flooding and pro-
tect water resources. The administration will virtually
halt the land acquisitions that have allowed districts to
keep development from harming key water sources or
creating flooding threats. Moreover, Scott, who rightly
criticizes Washington for its imperial mandates, takes a
fbderal-like approach, micromanaging from Tallahassee
rather than allowing the districts to respond creatively.
to regional needs. Scott chastised the districts for main-
taining large reserves. He applauded the South Florida
Water Management District for using $350 million of its
reserves to continue water quality work in the Ever-
glades and elsewhere, in the face of the funding cuts,
which included a legislatively mandated 30 percent
reduction in ad valorem taxes.
Yet robust reserves are necessary to ensure the
districts can cope with hurricanes and other disasters.
Relying on reserves to fund ongoing wetlands restora-
tion, water storage and other tasks almost surely will
force districts to eliminate environmental work as the
Te mnaed prsert ax utim ed ona the
South Florida Water Management District's bond rat-
ing, which will increase borrowing costs. The governor
says the, district should make do with funds at hand
and not borrow, a short-sighted stance. While borrow-
ing should be done cautiously, it often is smart to issue
bonds and buy property when prices are low. And land -
is bargain now.
Delaying acquisition can sting taxpayers or cause
the public to forever lose a chance to acquire tracts
needed for flood prevention, resource protection and
recreation. The districts'-governing boards should be
able to make that call based on each district's needs
Scott also doesn't seem to appreciate the differences
among the districts. For instance, the governor im-
posed a $165,000 salary cap for all five district directors.
This would allow, as Au'dubon's Charles Lee points out,
an inflated salary for the director of Northwe'st Florida
Water Management District, which has 120 employees
in the sparsely populated Panhandle, where water: chal-
lenges are modest.
But the pay may not be sufficient to attract the best
and brightest to the South Florida district, which
stretches from Orlando to the Florida Keys and in-
cludes nearly 8 million residents. It oversees a complex
flood-control system that includes hundreds of miles of
canals. It is overseeing the restoration of the Everglades,
Lake Okeechobee, the Kissimmee River and numerous
other critical environmental projects. The district has
1,600 employees. '
Similarly, the Southwest district, which stretches from
Levy to Charlotte County and includes the Tampa Bay
area', serves nearly 5 million people and deals with se-
vere water shortages, salt water intrusion and conflicts
between agriculture operations and residents. The
district this week hired Blake Guillory, an engineer with
private sector experience, as executive director. Dave
Moore, the previous director who had done an admi-
rable job, resigned in May.
We don't blame the governor for wanting to rein in
government salaries, but to treat all the districts the
same, regardless of size or responsibilities, is something
that would never be done in the private sector, where
superior leaders command higher pay. Indeed, if Scott
wants bold and innovative leadership, he would allow
the governing boards more flexibility with pay but
ensure salaries were linked to results.
The governor has demonstrated little regard for
Florida's natural resources, which underpin its ap-
peal and quality of life. We don't fault him for ordering
budget cuts. But stewardship should be a priority, and
thoughtless, blanket cuts are likely to jeopardize our
water sources and economic prospects.
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I CAN GET BEHIND,
It's a race between Perry-Romney
BY DAVIDM. SHRIBMAN
This pattern has historical roots.
In 1988, Sea. Robert J. Dole of Kan-
sas won Iowa but lost New Hamp-
shire to Vice President George
H.W, Bush. And all this is without
considering how hostile the terrain
of New Hampshire likely will be to
Perry. The state has little religious-
conservative fervor and, more im-
portant, invites independents (who
are unlikely to be Perry supporters)
to vote in its primary.
Th'e rest of the CNN scenario
could happen. Romney as a
Mormon has a fighting chance in
Nevada but not much of one in
South Carolina, unless former Sen.
Rick Santorum of Pennsylvania
and Rep. Michele Bachmann of
Minnesota remain in the race that
long, dividing~the social-conserva-
tive vote and providing a surprising
sunny opening for Romney. If not,
Perry~ could bellome free.
could be the man left standing after
everyone else has run of money
and the public has run out of
Don't count him out. The Don't-
Underestimate-Him candidate is
said to be Perry, but Romney has
a claim to the title as well; hardly
anyone's passionate about him,
yet he's still around. He wants it
more than Perry, is more disci-
plined and ha's prepared longer
and more deeply. Florida, the first
place where there is no natural
advantage for any candidate, could
be a crticial test. Romney is readier
there in September than Perry will
be in March.
Someone else emerges
The hope that someone else may
join the field dwindles with every
day, though do not forget how
late (March 16) Robert E Kennedy
joined the Democratic contest in
1968 -- and he very well might
have won the nomination had he
not been murdered.
The 2012 GOP nomination re-
mains a glittery prize; it isn't every
day you can run against an incum-
bent whose disapproval rating is
60 percent (Zogby International) at
a time when most likely voters say
it's time for someone new in the
presidency (55 percent, Zogby) and
when consumer confidence has hit
a two-year low. A new entrant could
change everything. Then again,
maybe the new entrant already has
entered. His name is Rick Perry.
Some event mntercedes
Mayor Joseph B. Harrington of
Salem, Mass., was an America-
First candidate in a special con-
gressional election on Boston's
North Shore, a Democrat who had
distanced himself from Franklin
Roosevelt and proclaimed himself
"100 percent opposed to President
Roosevelt's foreign policy." He al-
most certainly would have won the
seat but for one thing. The primary
ivas on Dec. 16, 1941.
Events matter, and the'unpre-
dictable is, by definition, difficult
to imagine. Perry is in a strong
position, but CNN is right. There is
plenty of campaign to go.
David M. Shribman is executive editor of the
Post-Gazette. Reach him at dshribman@post
gazette.com or 412-263-1890. Follow him on
Twitter at ShribmanPG.
Presidential politics rises
flood-like after Labor Day,
and this month begins a
Niagara of debates. Before long the
airwaves of Des Moines, Iowa, and
Manchester, N.H., will be full of ap-
peals to voters and the papers will
be full of poll figures.
One of those polls. stuck out
last week. It was the CNN weekly
survey, and it showed that in less
than three weeks, Gov. Rick Perry
of Texas went from a statistical
dead heat with Gov. Mitt Romney
of Massachusetts to doubling
Romney's support, becoming the
clear front-runner in the Repub-
lican race. That prompted a CNN
commentary setting out a scenario
for Campaign 2012 that would have
been inconceivable on Indepen-
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Romney would win New Hamp- ff 0
shire's primary, while Perry would Part of the Texas governor's spe-
win the iowa and Nevada caucuses cial appeal is his candor. He's not
and would take the South Carolina one of those candidates who try to
primary. Perry would then go into say what you think. He says what
Super Tuesday the front-runner he thinks, and that formula has
and would likely secure enough worked for him.
delegates in those contests to be the Unlike Romney, who lost a Sen-
nominee. There is plenty of~cam- ate race to Edward M. Kennedy in
paign to go, but that is how this race Massachusetts and a presidential
looks from Labor Day 2011. nomination fight to Sen. John Mc-
But here is what could hap- Cain ofArizona, Perry has never
pen between Labor Day and the lost an election. Caveat: Though
Republican National Convention in he defeated the popular Sen. Kay
Tampa 51 weeks from now: Bailey Hutchison in a bruising gu-
Nothin bernatorial primary last year, Perry
hasd't faced competition nearly as
This is not likely but possible. The formidable as Romney has.
prognosis above is plausible. Perry Per~ry's campaign depends in un-
is strongly positioned to win the usual measure on his candor. If he
Iowa caucuses. He packs the evan- transforms it into charm, he could
gelical and stylistic punch to prevail be on the way to the nomination. If
in a state that in the past quarter- he transforms it into recklessness,
century has seen abortion politics he could be roadkill.
and social conservatism dominate
the Republican debate. Romney surges, or endures
If Perry does prevail in Iowa, he's Romney is more sure-footed than
not likely to win in New Hampshire, Perry and probably will continue to
the next contest. That's because be better funded than his Texas ri-
New Hampshire often acts as an val. He wod't lose his temper or his
antidote to lowa; former Gov. Mike focus. The Republican Old Guard
Huckabee of Arkansas was the GOP isn't nearly as potent as it once was,
winner in Iowa four years ago but but it doesn't want Perry at the top
lost to Romney in New Hampshire, of the ticket and will do everything
just as Sen. Barack Obama of Il- it can to derail him.
linois was thle Democratic winner The Republican instinct to pick
in Iowa but lost New Hampshire the Next Guy isn't nearly as strong
to Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton of as it once was, either, but Romney
New York. is indisputabl t Nx u n
Say 'No' to 'Yes' movement
I see in the paper that we have
citizens who are supporting the
"Yes" movement in the county
for this liquor sales issue. What.
concerns me is how many of these
individuals are members of our lo-
cal churches in the county?
I wonder; how many of them
sit on church pews each Sunday
I am also concerned that I do
not see a strong stand taken by
the ministers of our area in the
local media. WTVY gave time for it
Friday night at the 5 p.m. news cast.
However, I have not seen much
news media space and time given
to speak out against this issue.
I have been told by several mndi-
viduals that we cannot "legislate
morals." There was a law written
hundreds of years ago that speaks
against this "Yes" issue. It is the law
that I strive to live by! God's Word,
the Bible, speaks very clearly about
immorality. This we have all the leg-
islative law we need to live by. State
and federal law once stayed within
the legislative moral level of this
law. We have far too many that do
not today! This is due to the moral
attitude of this nation's citizens.
I pray that in the coming weeks
we will see church leaders and
church members take a public
stand against this "Yes"movement
and speak out a "No!"
I close with a question; how many
of those supporting the "Yes" issue
have had friends, loved ones, or
maybe family members, killed or
injured as the result of alcohol con-
sumption? The numbers that are
affected by it are growing every day!
Speak out, citizens of Jackson
Yours in Christ,
REV. DR. BILLY BRUNER, TH.D.
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Scott says fewer
rules will help state
Rick Scott insists that tax
cuts and less red tape are
curing Florida's economic
Sc:n, who gave speech
Tuesday to an economics
club, remains convinced
that his approach to
jumpstarting the state's
economy will work.
Scott, who ran for gover-
nor using the slogan "Let's
Get to Work," has called
for large tax cuts, repeal-
ing state agency rules and
putting additional limits
on lawsuits as a way to
help Flonida become more
attractive to business.
But while the state's un-
employment rate dipped
during the first half of the
year it has stayed the same
for the last two months.
Scott, however, has not
changed the main parts of
his plan that he says will
create 700,000 jobs over a
Officials find gator
officials say they've cap-
tured the 8-foot alligator
that attacked a 90-year-old
=oa an narly bit off
The gator was found
Monday near Margaret
Webb's home in Copeland,
a tiny village near Naples.
Officials say the alliga-
tor attacked Webb as she
walked along a canal near
her home on Aug. 31.
Officials from the Florida
Fish and Wildlife Conser-
vation Commission say
the gator had been shot
in the head and may have
been hit by a car.
A good Samaritan shot
the gator as it attacked
Webb and then pulled the
woman out of the water.
Wildlife officials say
they will euthanize the
Webb is being treated '
at Lee Memorial Hospi-
tal, where officials say
.part of her leg had to be
State board wants
p0 iicians topay
TALIAHASSEE A Flor-
ida elections panel says
that politicians should be
barred from campaigning
if they owe money to the
The Florida Elections
Commission is pushing
t "'e sa be aus ec n
consultants and others
ow~e $1.4 million in fines
stretching back 20 years.
The commission cur-
rently has the power to
place a property~lien
against scofflaws but it
can't do anything else.
the Florida Legislature to
block any candidate from
raising or spending money
ona canpaidnn ifthey have
The commission is a
panel appointed by the
governor that investigates
whether someone vio-
densinet- embe bo
which has both Repub-
licans and Democrats on
it has the power to im-
pose fines on candidates,
campaign treasurers and
B0y dies after
ficials say a 7,-year-old boy
collapsed while playing
football with his father. He
died later at a Hollywood
Hollywood police say the
boy was taken to Memo-
rial Regional Hospital in
critical condition just after
noon on Monday. Lt. Nor-
ris Redding says the boy
was not breathing when
rescue crews arrived.
The South Florida Sun
Sentinel reports the child
complained of feeling faint
while playing football with
his father. The father gave
the child some Gatorade
and the pair continued
Redding says the Bro-
w de Medical Examminer's
autopsy to determine the
cause of the child's death.
Judge grants bond for
judge has granted bond to
a South Florida famiily of
fortune tellers, weeks after
the family was arrested.
A magistrate judge origi-
nally ordered matriarch
Rose Marks and her sons
and daughters-in-law held
without bond after they
were arrested for charges
including wiire and mail
fraud. Authorities say the
family preyed on vulner-
able victims, promising
to break curses and heal
diseases mn exchange for
money. According to the
indictment, the fam-
ily amassed $40 million
from victims, including
gold coins and expensive
PoliCO OffiCef Still
Critical, Shooter jailed
Auburndale police officer
.remains in critical condi-
'tion as the man accused
of shooting her remains
jailed without bond.
Officer Stacy Lee Booth
wa shot Fida ih
911 call at an Auburndale
home. Officials say 36-
year-old MichaelWV. Lester
struck his wife during
an argument before she
fled with their 8-year-old
Lester faces multiple
From wire reports
the governor is quite simple: Don't
go there," Fordham said in a state-
ment. "Unless Gov. Scott wants to
unleash a firestorm of opposition
from hunters, fishermen, conserva-
tionists and millions of Floridians
who depend on the Everglades for
their water supply, he should aban
don any notion of encouraging drill-
ing in this sacred place."
Amy Graham, a spokeswoman for
Scott, tried to clarify Scott's position
hours after the governor made his
remarks. She said that Scott has not
Called for an expansion of drilling in
"That discussion is not on the ta-
ble," Graham said in an email.
Since he first ran for governor
Scott has refused to take a firm yes-
or-no position on several issues
involving oil or gas production. He
refused to back a proposed ban on
offshore oil drilling in Florida waters
and said he could support offshore
oil drilling if there was a safe way to
do it. But he has then added that he
would not want to do anything that
could ruin the beaches or harm: the
state's environment. ,
that's called 'Oil Well Road," Scott
said. "So, we already have oil drill-
ing. We've done it I think since 1943
... I think first off people are very
shocked that we have it already.
They don't know that."
Scott's openness to drilling puts
him closer to the position of Minne-
sota U.S. Rep. Michele Bachmann
who said she could support drill-
ing during a presidential campaign
swing through Florida last month.
But Scott's position is at odds with
other Florida politicians, including
Republicans such as U.S. Rep. Allen
West. West questioned Bachmann's
comments during a town hall gath-
ering last month,
Dan McLaughlin, a spokesman
for U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson, D-Fla., said
that "some ideas are wise. Some are
wacky. This one falls into the latter
Kirk Fordham, CEO of the Ever-
glades Foundation, quickly criti-
cized Scott for even considering
S"If there is any thought being
given to expanding oil drnling into
the Everglades, my suggestion to
The Associated Press
TALIAHASSEE Gov. Rick Scott
on Tuesday waded into the bub-
bling controversy over Florida's
Everglades by saying that he could
potentially support drilling in the
Instead of joining with other
Florida politicians who are dead set
against the idea, Scott said that he
could support a "cautious" amount
of drilling. He made his remarks
during a question and answer ses-
sion before members of The Eco-
nomic Club of Florida.
"With regard to the Everglades, I
think we have to be very cautious
if there's going to be any more drnl-
ing. It's my understanding at least,
we haven't had any problems in the
Everglades to date," Scott said.
Scott, who lived in Comler County
before becoming governor, not-
ed that there was already a small
amount of oil production that has
been going on for decades in the
"We already have oil wells in the
Everglades. There's a road in Naples
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4257 Lafayette St., Marianna, FL
and have taken other actions that
indicate just and reasonable cause
to demonstrate that you cannot
properly perform your duties as the
Chief of Police," Martinez said in the
In an email Tuesday to The Asso-
ciated Press, Exposito said he would
"relish" the chance to comment but
said he could not because of a gag
order imposed by the city manager.
"I am forbidden from speaking
with the media without prior writ-
ten approval," the chief wrote. His
attorney did not respond to a re-
quest for comment.
Exposito has previously contend-
ed he is the victim of a political witch
hunt because of his complaints
to federal officials that Regalado
is interfering in the video gaming
probes, which the mayor has de-
nied. The City Commission must
meet within five days of Exposito's
suspension to determine whether
the chief should be removed per-
manently. Exposito would be give
a chance at the meeting to defend
himself against the charges.
In other emails released Tuesday,
Exposito complained sharply about
restrictions the manager imposed
on his personnel decisions. "Obvi-
ously, this is not thie optimal way
to run any organization," the chief
wrote to Martinez in early August.
On the overtime issue, Exposito
said in another email that the costs
were mainly due to a 54-officer re-
duction compared with the year
before. A proposal to curb overtime,
the chief added, might save money
but that would be "disregarding
its effect on crime or officer safety,
something I see as a priority."
Replacing Exposito for now is a
31-year veteran of the police de-
partment, Maj. Manuel Oroso.
Exposito took over for John Tim-
oney, a nationally recognized po-
lice executive who had previously
served as chief in Philadelphia and
held the No. 2 post in NewYork City.
Regalado, however, was no fan of
Timoney, who resigned shortly after
the mayor's 2009 election.
Exposito has also clashed with
the chief Miami-Dade County pros-
ecutor over a shaky city corruption
investigation. In addition, a video
emerged earlier this year that drew
SShot as a pilot for a proposed "Mi-
ami's Finest SOS" television pro-
gram, the video showed Miaini of-
ficers arresting black suspects and
talking about how they are "hunt-
ers" and "predators" in the fight
against crime. The show was never
The Associated Press
MIAMI -Miami's police chief was
suspended Tuesday and could per-
manently lose his job, an escalation
in a series of disputes between the
chief ahd other senior city officials.
The city manager, Johnny Marti-
nez, relieved Chief Miguel Exposito
of his duties following a morning
meeting- and appointed an interim
chief to lead the 1,100-officer Mi-
ami PFolice Department. Exposito,
who wa's suspended with pay, could
be fired by the City Commission in a
matter of days.
Excposito has been with the de-
partment since 1974 and chief since
November 2009. In recent months,
however, he has been criticized for
a series of fatal police shootings of
African-American suspects and has
become embroiled in a high-profile
spat with Mayor Tomas Regalado
over raids on video gaming parlors.
None of that was mentioned in
an email memo from Martinez to
the chief. Instead, Martinez said Ex-
posito failed to take steps as directed
,to reduce overtime and continued
with plans to strip three police of-
ficials of key responsibilities despite
orders to postpone that.
"I have taken this action because
you have failed to obey my orders
The Associated Press
Rick Scott bolstered his
own influence as well as
that of former Gov. Jeb
Bush. on Florida's school
system Tuesday when he
appointed another Bush
insider to the State Board
The Republican gover-
nor named GOP political
consultant Sally Brad-
shaw, a former Bush chief
of staff and campaign
manager, to the panel that
oversees public schools as
well as state and commu-
Bradshaw, who was
Bush's top aide from 1999
through 2001, joins an-
other former Bush chief of
staff, Kathleen Shanahan,
who now chairs the board.
Bradshaw replaces Mark
Kaplan, also a former Bush
chief of staff.
served on the board in
2003 and 2004 as a Bush
appointee. She also re-
cently served on Scott's
Scott now has appointed
three of the seven board
members. Of the four ap-
pointed or reappointed
by Scott's predecessor,
pendent Charlie Crist, two
Shanahan and Roberto
"Bobby" Martinez orig-
i~nally were appointed by
Bush praised Scott for
appointing Bradshaw and
recognizing "the criti-
cal role education has in
"She has over a decade
of firsthand experience
and knowledge of Florida's
education reforms," Bush
said in.a statement. "Her
presence on the board is
an asset to further improve
the quality of education in
The appointment didn't
surprise Mark Pudlow,
spokesman for the state-
wide teachers union. The
Florida Education Asso-
ciation has long been at
odds with Bush's policies.
"It would just be kind of
nice where you have a sit-
uation where they discuss
policy rather than rubber
stamp it," Pudlow said.
Bradshaw, though, said
it's difficult to predict
where she'll be on policy
as she's not yet familiar
with specific issues. But
she said she is pleased
with the way the state has
been increasing academic
"I think we have to con-
. tinue to focus on educat
ing children in a way that
will make them competi-
tive" in the global job mar-
ket, Bradshaw said.
Bush's policies have in-
cluded an emphasis on
measurement and ac-
countability including a
school grading system
based heavily on student
test scores. He's also ad-
vocated merit pay for
teachers and alterna-
tives to traditional public
schools including charter
schools and vouchers that
let students attend pri-
vate schools at taxpayer
expense. his proposals to the Legis-
Currently the state has lature this year-
voucher programs for Scott got off to a shaky
disabled and low-income start with the board short-
students. The Florida Su- ly after taking office in
preme Court, though, J~anuary when he forced
struckdown Bush's vouch- out Eric Smith as educa-
ers for students from fail- tion commissioner. Smith
ing public schools in chal- was a nationally known
lenge supported by the educator who previously
FEA. had chaired The College
Bush urged Scott to Board before the state
push for education say- panelhired him after ana-.
ings accounts, a form of tional search.
vouchers for all students, Outgoing board chair-
according to emailed doc- man, T.Willard Fair, close
uments obtained by The allyr of Bush, resigned in
Associated Press. Bush ac-
knowledged such a move
probably would lead to
another legal challenge.
Scott endorsed the idea
during his campaign but
did not include it .among
With strong support
from Scott, the board sub-
sequently replaced Smith
with Gerard Robinson,
who had been secretary of
education in Virginia.
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rianna, Shawyna Newvton of
Walton, KY, Brittney Vlieg
of Boiling Springs, S.C., 11
Treyton, Conner, Addy,
Gannon, Braxton, Shelby,
Cade, Anthony, Carter,
Trinity, Serenity and Divin-
ity, six nieces and six neph-
ews, including special
nephew, Rich Mulder and
wife Lynne and family of
Mr. Vlieg served with the
U.S. Navy and 1vas sta-
tioned at Sasebo, Japan. In
1973 Mr. Vlieg moved to
Marianna from Omaha,
Nebraska to serve as dis-
trict manager for National
By-Products over Florida,
Alabama and Georgia. After
34 years of service with the
company, he retired in
1986 and went into busi-
ness for himself opening R
& B Homes and The Launt
Dry enter on Op mis
Some of his personal fa-
vorites were neck ties,
horses, his 4-wheeler and
his van. He was president
of the Jackson County
Sheriffs Posse in 1986, and
president of the local AARP
Chapter 348t6a e ol0 He
teer of Covenant Hospice.
He was a huggerr" and al
ways had a big hug for ev-
eryone. Bernard enjoyed
meeting with the seniors of
Jackson County. He made
his dream possible in 2003,
when he and Leola traveled
He always expressed his
thankfuhless for hthe Ex l
gospe d Jesus C rist and
served as pastor in Des
Moines and Council Bluffs,
Iowa, and Marianna. He
was an ordained minister
in The Church of Jesus
Christ of Marianna on Old
Viewing will be Thurs-
day, September 8, 2011
from. 6PM to 8PM in the
Marianna Chapel Funeral
Home. Services will be held
at 2:00 P.M., Friday, Sep-
tember 9, 2011 in the Ma-
rianna Chapel Funeral
Home with Elder Mark
Deitrick officiating. En-
tombment will follow in
Pinecrest Memorial Gar-
ily haseus end owrsemor as
be made to Covenant Hos-
pice, 4215 Kelson Avenue,
Expressions of sympathy
may be submitted online at
www. mariannachap elfh. co
ivill be held on Friday, Sep-
tember 9. 2011 from 6 p.m.
to 8 p.m. in the M~arianna
Chapel Funeral Home.
Expressions of sympathy
may be submitted online at
Marianna Chapel Funer-
al Home are in charge of
Sneads, FL 32460
Sam Mc~aniel 7, a ei
ber 4, 201 H a o i
Siam ".. McDaniel an
Ad Sam Mcenie 75, a resi-
den of Snaeads Florineda,
passedn awa a hish rsi- o
dwenceat on undy, Septm-
bear4,21. He was bor in co
Sneriads on January 26, re
1936,d to the lae ohmnWil-
He graeduateads frmSeas
Highe Sc thoo in 1956 aftr
Pair AacHee worked in on-
Istruction, in t.rn Lauderal
Floraid;afor a 37year, bur-
tuern eda to the communty
hae loved, Sneads. He ar
workee d with. theFloida
Instd ituion, retiring s a
reer. ews an fin avid farm-
er al hi lfer -n gwing a
waterelos pesollard Mn H
greenps ansd moe.He en-t o
oydgiving vegetable to
his churcheot familynih
bors and fssrviensad was t
known ofars i and wide as
Thye Clard, Metyan." tHe
truly~ poseedthgit of Tusn
giviz. ng t others an
ma ndi survived by hi rthe ,
loveofhilf and wife Sily of
sones,Rap and wifss er, Re
homca Scoultte of Tucason,
Ariz. gand Gilreg and wife,
Kellye of arinna.s CHeis a-
McDaniel and wife, Kara,
of Duncan; Kaleigh
Capogna and husband, An-
thony, of Duncan; Mathew
Bapk of Tallahassee, Terry
3960 Lafayette Street
Marianna, Florida 32446
"M. D Smith
Max Dolphin ";M. D."
Smith 91 of Marianna,
passed away on Sunday,
September 5, 2011 in
Graceville. Mr. Smith was
born in Marianna on Au-
gust 6, 1920 to the late Wil-
liam L. and Ara Blackman
Smith. Mr. Smith served as
Assistant Leader for the Ci-
vilian Conservation Corp
from 1937 to 1939. On June
27, 1940 Mr. Smith joined
the United States Navy and
was a survivor of WWII. He
proudly served his country
for nearly 40 years before
retiring as CPO. He then
worked for Pan American
World Airways from 1951
to 1982. Upon his retire-
ment he returned home
and started his own busi-
ness, M. D., Smith's, Lawn
Mower & Small Engine Re-
pair that is proudly ran to-
day by his son.
He was preceded in
oetheby his par nt, three
He is survived by his lov.
ing and devoted wife of 52
years, Lauree Smith of Ma-
rianna, his son, Richard R.
Smith and wife Shirley of
Ft. Myers, with their chil-
dren Lisa Grubber and hus-
band Chris; his son, Vince
Smith and wife Dorothy
"Ann" of Marianna with
their children, Casey Ema-
nuel, Tonya Howie, and
her boys, Nevin, Michael,
and Kristopher Alexander
all of Monroe, NC. He is al-
so survived by a host of
nieces and nephews
Services for Mr. Smith will
be held on Saturday, Sep-
tember 10, 2011 at 11:00
A.M. in the Marianna
Chapel Funeral Home with
Rev. Brandon Griffin, Rev.
Tim Hill and Rev. Steve
Pickron officiating. Inter-
ment will follow in the New
Hope Baptist Church Cem-
etery with full military hon-
Services for Mr. Smith
will be held on Saturday,
September 10, 2011 at 11
Ch pelinun &a Home wi h
the Rev.'s Brandon Griffin,
Tim Hill and Steve Pickron
officiating. Interment will
follow in the New Hope
Baptist Church Cemetery
with full military honors,
A time of remembrance
Ron Sharpe shows a chart of United Way statistics.
we do," Sharpe said. "We
have probably 25 agen-
cies in Jackson County
that we help serve the
needs of Jackson County.
We don't feel that we've
done enough to culti-
vate, educate, and share
Our story and our impact
in every community, so
that's my job.
"Agencies have .real
needs, especially in these
days when dollars are get-
ting short all around. Peo-
ple who choose to help us
help them can designated
that their money be used
to help a specified group
that we serve, or they
can leave it to the United
Way to decide where it's
needed most. We help se-
niors, the Red Cross, the
hospice organizations, so
many people across all
age groups. In some cas-
es, for every dollar we can
give an organization, they
can get a matching dollar
or more, so United Way
money really stretches
pretty far "-
Bernard Vlieg, 84, of 4060
Thomasville Lane, Marian-
na, went to be with the
Lord Tuesday, September
06, 2011 at SE Medical Cen-
ter, Dothan, AL. He was
born in Kalamazoo, Michi-
gan on March 14, 1927.
His parents, John and
Elizabeth Vlieg, and four
brothers: Peter, John, Zwier
and Hank preceded him in
He leaves to mourn his
loss his loving wife Leola of
62 years, two daughters,
Lora Deitrick and husband
Mark of Geneseo, Illinois,
Marilyn Jarmon and hus-
band Jimmy of Marianna,
one son Roger Vlieg and
wife Sheila of Boiling
Springs, S.C., one sister Ef-
fie Mulder and husband
Joh dR. of Marianna ,t
and wife Jerica of Williams-
burg, Iowa, Chase Vlieg
and wife Dana of Marian-
na, 6 granddaughters,
Shanda Bruner and hus-
band John~of Greenwood,
Tara Hartman and hus-
cal Center in Dothan, Ala.
Another passenger in
the car, 23-year-old Shel-
ton B. Greene, was listed
as seriously injured.
Two ambulance person-
nel were ~taken to an area
hospital for treatment
of injuries. Those indi-
viduals were identified
as 20-year-old Charles B.
Kirkland, the driver of the
ambulance, and 39-year-
old Candy R. Gehron.
They were listed as being
seriously hurt but their
injuries were not thought
to be life-threatening.
No suspects have been
found for either crime,
but in similar past cases,
students have benin-
Including these crimes,
there have been three
school burglaries since
Friday in Jackson County.
At this time, police do
not believe the Marianna
High School and Mari-
anna Middle School bur-
glaries are linked to the
robbery at Malone High
School last Thursday, but
they, are still looking into
Roberts is calling on the
public to report any sus-
picious behavior near or
at either school over the
To report a crime or in-
formation relating to this
crime, call CrimeStoppers
at 526-5000 or a local law
The Associated Press
America is the new face of poverty.
Counting adults 18-64 who were
laid off in the recent recession as
well as single twenty-somethings
still looking for jobs, the new work-
ing-age poor represent nearly 3 out
of 5 poor people a switch from the
early 1970s when children made up
the main impoverished group.
While much of the shift in poverty
is due to demographic changes -
Americans are having fewer children
than before the now-weakened
economy and limited government
safety net for workers are heighten-
ing the effect.
Currently, the ranks of the work-
ing-age poor are at the highest level
since the 1960s when the war on
poverty was launched. When new
census figures for 2010 are released
next week, analysts expect a contin-
ued increase in the overall poverty
rate due to persistently high unem-
ployment last year.
If that holds true, it ivill mark 1;he
fourth year in a row of increases in
the U.S. poverty rate, which now
stands at 14.3 percent, or 43.6 mil-
"There is a lot of discussion about
what the aging of the baby boom
should mean for spending on Social
Security and Medicare. But there is
not much discussion about how the
wages of virorkers, especially those
with no more than a high school
degree, are not rising," said Sheldon
Danziger, a University of Michigan
public policy professor who special-
izes in poverty.
"The reality is there are going to
be a lot of working poor for the fore-
seeable future," he said, citing high.
unemployment and congressional
resistance to raising the minimum
The newest poor include Richard
Bowden, 53, of southeast Washing-
ton, who has been on food stamps
off and on the last few years. A main-
tenance worker, Bowden says he was
unable to save much money before
losing his job months ago. He no
longer works due to hip and back
problems and now gets by on about
$1,000 a month in disability and oth-
"At my work, we hadn't gotten a
raise in two years, even while the
prices of food and clothing kept
going up, so 1 had little left over,"
Bowden said. "Now, after rent, the
utility bill, transportation and other
costs, my money is pretty much
down to nothing."
"I pray and hope that things get
better, but you just don't know," he
The poverty figures come at a po-
litically sensitive time for President
Barack Obama, after a Labor De-
partment report last Friday showed
zero job growth in August. The White
House now acknowledges that the
unemployment rate, currently at 9.1
percent, will likely average 9 percent
Obama is preparing to outline a
new plan for creating jobs and stim-
ulating the economy in a prime-time
address to Congress on Thursday.
The Republican-controlled House
has been adamant about requiring
spending cuts in return for an in-
crease in the federal debt limit. Sug-
gested cuts have included proposals
to raise the eligibility age for future
Medicare recipients' or to reduce
Other domestic programs in a way
that would disproportionately affect
According to the latest census
data, the share of poor who are ages
18-64 now stands at 56.7 percent,
compared to 35.5 percent who are
children and 7.9 percent who are 65
and older. The working-age share
surpasses a previous high of 55.5
percent first reached in 2004.
Lower-skilled adults ages 18 to 34,
in particular, have had the largest
jumps in poverty as employers keep
or hire older workers for the dwin-
dling jobs available.
In 1966, when the Census Bureau
first began tracking the age distribu-
tion of the poor, children made up
the biggest share of those in poverty,
at 43.5 percent. Working-age adults
comprised a 38.6 percent share, and
Americans 65 and older represented
nearly 18 percent.
Demographers expect next week's
poverty report to show, among other
,>A rise in working families who
are low income, to nearly 1 in 3. "Low
income" is defined as those making
less than 200 percent of the poverty
threshold, or about $43,000 for a
family of four.
a Larger numbers of people who
are uninsured, due to slightly higher
rates of unemployment on average
percent say that if they
had to choose between
preserving their rights
and freedoms and pro-
tecting people from ter-
rorists, they'd come down
on the side of civil liber-
ties. The poll found that
about half of those sur-
veyed felt that they have
indeed lost some of their
own personal freedoms
to fight terrorism. Was it
worth it? Close to half of
those who thought they'd
lost freedoms doubted it
From wire reports
give a little each pay pe-
niod to help the less for-
tunate members of their
Green said he is grateful
this year for some added
support provided by a
representative, sent here
.by the national. United
Way movement as the
fundraising season gets
United ~Way sent Ron
Sharpe up from Panama
City to help Green set
Sup additional events this
year, such as the restau-
Sharpe is the organiza-
tion's Regional Resources
Development Director for
Jackson, Holmes, Wash-
ington, Calhoun, Bay and
Gulf county campaigns.
"I try to raise aware-
ness in each community
of who the United Way
is, and how we do what
From Page lA
The head-on collision
occurred around 5:35
p.m. near Redwood Drive
north of Marianna.
Driver Jevontay Q. Jor-
dan, 19, and passenger
Johnathan A. Newberry
died at the scene of the
crash. Passenger Rocquell
R. Greene, 20, died around
9:45 a.m. Tuesday while
receiving treatment at
Southeast Alabama Medi-
Worlong-age adults make up
record s are ofU poor
Roberts ~said a person or
persons did make it into
Marianna Middle School,
also by using a projectile
on a glass door.
The crime occurred
sometime between the
last time someone was at
the school, at 3:30 p.m.
on Sunday, and when the
crime was discovered at
6:20 a.m. on Tuesday.
Nothing was taken at
the middle school, but
the school office was ran-
sacked, said Marianna
Police Department inves-
tigator Cheree Edwards. .
Edwards said police
suspect the crimes are
linked, based on the simi-
lar method of getting into
Poll: OK to trade
to fight te fffiSM
years after the 9/11 at.
tacks led to amped-up
efforts, two-thirds of
Americans say it's fitting
to sacrifice some privacy
and freedoms in the fight
against terrorism, ac-
cording to a poll by The
Center for Public Affairs
A slim majority 54
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Airport Rd. in Chattanooga, Tenn., on Monday, after heavy
overnight rams filled area creeks and roadways.
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The Associated Press
ATLANTA Heavy rain
from the former Tropical
Storm Lee rolled north-
east into Appalachian
states Tuesday, spreading
the threat of flooding as
far as New England af-
ter drenching the South,
sweeping several people
away and knocking out
power to thousands.
At least four people
died because of the rough
winds and drenching
Lee also churned up
heavy surf that sent tar
balls washing onto Al-
abama's prime tourist
beaches. The globs of oil
found so far were very
small, Orange Beach May-
or Tony Kennon said, and
their origin was unclear.
In Gulf Shores, black
and brown chunks of tar
ranging from the size of
marbles to nearly the size
of baseballs were on the
beach. Brandon Franklin,
the city's coastal claims
manager, said samples
would be sent to Auburn
University for chemical
testing to determine if the
tar is from last year's BP oil
Oil from the spill had
soiled Gulf Coast beaches
during the summer tourist
season a year ago, though
officials said the tar balls
found so fair didn't com-
pare with the thick oil
found on beaches then.
BP isn't taking respon-
sibility for the tar balls
just yet. It has sent survey
teams to conduct post-
storm. assessments along .
coastal beaches to deter-
mine ~what may have de-
veloped on the beaches
and barrier islands as a
result of Lee. The oil giant
is prepared to mobilize re-
sponse crews to affected
areas if necessary, spokes-
man Tom Mueller said.
Connie Harris of Ala-`
baster, Ala., had spent the
Labor Day weekend in
nearby Gulf Shores and
came back from a walk on
the beach to find she had
to scrub her feet with a
wash cloth and soap.
"When we walked on
the beach, wd had tar on
our feet," she said.
Meanwhile, more rain
was expected in parts of
Tennessee that already
saw precipitation records
fall on Labor Day. Tor-
nado watches covered
much of North and South
Carolina and flooding
was forecast along the
upper Potomac River ~and
some of its tributaries in
West Virginia and western
Flood watches and
warnings were in effect
from northeast Alabama
and Tennessee through
West Virginia to upstate
New York, already soaked
by Irene. Rainfall amounts
of 4 to 8 inches, with iso-
lated spots up to 10 inch-
es, were possible as heavy
rain spread into the cen-
tral Appalachians, the Na-
tional Weather Service's
diction Center said.
In Georgia, officials at
Fort Stewart said a light-
ning strike sent about
22 soldiers to the hospi-
tal Monday, with at least
three kept overnight.
Fort Stewart spokesman
Pat Young said the soldiers
were on the post's Dono-
van Field in a large tent
that may have been, di-
rectly hit by lightning. He
said there were no initial
reports of burns and 18 of
the soldiers were released
back to active duty Mon-
Rain kept fallingTuesday
in Chattanooga, Tenn.,
which went from its dri-
est-ever month in August
with barely a drop to a
record one-day deluge of
8.16 inches by. 5 p.m.
Monday. By dawn Tues-
.day, 10 inches of rain had
fallen in the state's fourth-
Numerous roads were
flooded, and the soggy
ground meant even mod-
est winds were toppling
trees. In Chattanooga, a
tree fell onto a woman
while she was moving her
car, killing her, said police
The storm system
churned up treacherous
waters across the South,
In Mississippi, a man
drowned while trying to
cross a swollen creek,
while authorities called
off the search for missing
swimmer presumed dead
off Alabama. Another man
died after trying to cross a
swollen creek near a dam
in suburban Atlanta.
Rain in Alabama flooded
roads. The storm also
caused a roof to collapse
at Pinson Valley High
School outside Birming-
ham, according to The
Birmingham News. No in-
juries were reported.
As many as 200,000 lost
power across Alabama as
th~e storm moved through,
with most of the outages
in the Birmingham area,
Alabama Power` spokes-
woman Keisa Sharpe said.
By early Tuesday, the
number of outages was
down to 187,000, she
said. Power outages were
also reported in Geor-
gia, Tennessee and North
Chainsaws and blue
tarps were coming out in
hit by suspected twisters
that ripped off siding and
shingles and sent trees
crashing through roofs.
Hayden Wilhelm sprays water on hot spots at a neighbor's home that burned when wildfires
swept through the area on Tuesday in Bastrop, Texas.
10001 Tea h O
burned in patw
STuesday's calmer winds would help fire-
0 "It's encouraging we don't have winds
7 right now, not like yesterday," Texas For-
it est Service spokeswoman Victoria Koenig
l, Even with the encouraging conditions,
Koenig said it was a "tough, tough fire"
-that was raging through rugged terrain,
a including bridge of hills.
-"You can still see the hills glowing quite
- a bit," she said.
s At least 5,000 people were forced fr~om
e theirhomesinBastropCounty, andabout
400 were insemergency shelters, officials
e said Monday. School and school-related
-activities were canceled Tuesday.
nIn Bastrop, town of about 6,000 people
d. along the Colorado River, huge clouds of
n smoke soared into the sky and hunig over
e downtown Monday. When winds picked
e up, flames flared over the tops of trees.
Helicopters and planes loaded with wa-
s ter flew overhead, and firefighters along a
e state highway outside the city converged
y around homes catching fire.
There were no immediate reports of in-
d juries, and officials said they knew of no
r residents trapped in their homes.
Perry, who is scheduled to take part
-in a Republican presidential debate on
e Wednesday, declined to say whether he
pplanned to skip the event to stay in Texas.
e"We'll deal with that when it comes
d up," he said. "I'm substantially more con-
cerned about making sure Tean are
s being taken care of. The answers they're
i, looking for are our emergency response
-and saving people's lives and hopefully as
many homes and possessions as we can.
-That's what people are really, they're fo-
e caused on that."
The longest-serving governor in Texas
s history said he expects federal assistance
e with the wildfires and expressed frustra-
,tion that firefighting assets at Fort Hood
Share not already in use.
-"Whenever you've got people hurting,
t when you've got lives that are in danger,
-in particular, I really don't care who the -
e asset belongs to," Perry said. "If it's sitting
in some yard somewhere and not help-
-ing become part of the solution, that's a
California and Louisiana were also
t fighting wildfires on Tesday. '
The Associated Press
AUSTIN, Texas More than 1,001
homes have been destroyed in at least 5
wildfires across rain-starved Texas, mos
of them in one devastating blaze close te
Austin that is still raging out of control.
officials said Tuesday.
Gov. Rick Perry, who cut short a presi
dential campaign trip to South Carolin;
on Monday to return to help oversee fire
fighting efforts in Texas, toured a black
ened area near Bastrop, about 25 mile
from Austin, where a fast-moving blazl
. destroyed nearly 600 homes on Monday.
At a news conference afterward, he
marveled at the destruction and point
ed out that more than 100,000 acres ii
the drought-stricken state had burned
over the past week, and that more: thaI
3.5 million acres an area roughly the
size of Connecticut had burned since
"Pretty powerful visuals of individual;
who lost everything," Perry said. "The
magnitude of these losses are pretty
Some residents said they were surprised
by how quickly the blaze engulfed thei
"We were watching TV and my brother
in-law said to come and see this," Davt
Wilhelm, 38, who lives just east of BastroI
said. "All I saw was a fireball and somt
smoke. All of a sudden: Boom! We looked
up and left."
Wilhelm returned Tuesday to find hi!
neighbor's house and three vehicles gone
some of his own kids' backyard toys de
stroyed but their house spared.
"Some stuff is smoldering on the lot be
hind us. Inside of the house, we smell lik~
a campfire. We're definitely very luicky."
The fire had scorched some 30,000 acre
by Tuesday, and the Texas Forest Servic~
said crews were still trying to contain it
State emergency management chief Nim
Kidd said that the fire was thie most de
structive fire of the year in Texas, and tha
the number of homes destroyed will like
ly go up, once the hardest-hit areas are
The blaze was one of dozens that start
ed Sunday in Texas and that were fed
by strong wind gusts caused by Tropi
cal Storm Lee. Forestry officials said thai
The Associated Press
lion people in direct mail,
periodicals, catalogs, fi-
nanbial services and other
Sen. Tom Carper, D-Del.,
noted several proposals
have been put forward to
improve postal operations
and said that Congress
needs to work on areas
where agreement can be
Both Carper and Collins
have introduced bils to
reform postal operations,
and measures have also
been introduced in the
Donahoe and his pre-
decessor John Potter have
warned for months that
without changes in the law
governing postal opera-
tions the Postal Service will
be unable to make advance
payments to cover future
retiree medical benefits.
Staggered by the eco-
nomic downturn and the
massive shift from first-
class mail to email, the
post office lost more than
$8 billion last year and is
facing losses at least that
large this year, despite
having cut 110,000 jobs
over the last four years and
making other changes, in-
cluding closing smaller, lo-
cal post offices.
The Postal Service, which
does not receive tax mon-
ey for its operations, is not
seeking federal funds.
Instead, postal officials
want changes in the way
they operate, including re-
lief from the requirement
that it prefund medical
No other federal agen-
cy has to prefund retiree
health benefits, but be-
cause of the way the feder-
al budget is organized the
money counts as income
to the governent, so
eliiating it would make
the federal deficit appear
Also, the post office
wants to reduce mail de-
livery to five days-a-week;
close 3,700 offices; further
cut workforce by up to
220,000; to withdraw from
fedeni~l retire systems and
set up its own and it seeks
the return of $6.9 billion
overpaid into retirement
Contracts with its em-
ployee unions currently
strictly limit layoffs and
closing post offices riles
local communities who
complain to their mem-
bers of Congress.
master General Patrick
Donishoe warned that the
Postal Service is on "the
brink of default" as he
battles to keep his agency
Without legislation by
Sept. 30, the agency "will
default on a mandated
$5.5 billion payment to
the Treasury," Donahoe
told the Senate Homeland
Security and Governmen-
tal Affairs Committee on
And with no congres-
sional action, a year from
now, next August or Sep-
tember, the post office
could run out of money to
pay salaries and contrac-
tors, hampering its ability
to operate, Donahoe said.
"We do not want taxpay-
er money," Donahoe said,
"We have got to get our fi-
nances in order."
Joe Lieberman, I-Conn.,
said: "We must act quickly.
The U.S. Postal Service is
not an 18th century relic,
it is a 21st century national
asset, but times are chang-
ing rapidly now and so too
must the post office.
Sen. Susan Collins, R-
Maine, noted that the post
office supports a $1.1 tril-
lion mailing industry em-
~ploying more than 8 mil-
* Phonics-based reading
* Character development
* Traditional values
* Mastery-based learning
* Academic Excellence
* Diagnostic testing
Sep te mbe r 30 th
also official ballots will be
published in the
Jackson County Floridan
on Sept. 18th and Sept. 25ith
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"r6 nd tO get started in the
Jirstquarter. Idon't weant to
have to wea~ituntil the second
zurter or the second halfto
get thngs going. W~ree wanto
get itgoingfrom the start."
Marianna JV coach
While the second half perfor-
mance was exceptional, Mari-
anna JV coach Ray Lawson said
Tuesday that first half was much
"The defense played real well
in the first half, but we couldn't
get much going on offense," he
"We just had some silly mis-
takes here and there, but we
went into halftime and made
some adjustments, and then we
got it done in the second half. I
was pleased overall. We didn't
After 33-14 road victories, there
usually isn't a lot for a coach to
find fau~lt wvith.
However, Sneads coach Don
Dowling said Tuesday that de-
spite his club's lopsided win over
the Franklin County Seahawks
on Friday night in Eastpoint, his
team still has lessons it needs
to learn before reaching its
The principal lesson from Fri-
day: finish the job.
Sneads jumped out to a 14-0
lead in the first quarter of the
game, but things slowed down
for the Pirates in the second
period, and the Seahawks were
able to score and cut the margin
to 14-8 at halftime.
After a spirited halftime dis-
cussion in the Sneads locker
room, the Pirates came out in the
second half with renewed en-
ergy and scored two more quick
touchdowns in the third to pull
However, Dowling said there
wasn't the same fire from his
team in the fourth quarter, and
that the Pirates will have to learn
to sustain their focus and inten-
sity for four quarters if they're to
have success against the better
teams on the schedule.
See SNEADS, Page 2B
BY DUSTIN KENT
The Cottondale Lady Hornets lost to Vernon in
three sets in their regular season opener on Aug.
30 at home.
CHS lost by scores of 25-12, 25-21, and 27-25 to
fall to 0-1 on the young season,
The Lady Hornets were scheduled to take on
Graceville last week,
but the game was
canceled. "We are a ery young
Sue Ellen Mosier varsity team. They have
led Cottondale with so much to impoe on,
seven service points trut it's nothing that they
and two kills, while ,
Cheyenne Frank- cnoahee
lin had five service Cassie Ridley,
points, three blocks, Cottondale head coach
and four kills.
Cassie Ridley said that despite the loss, she still
projects good things for her team the rest of the
"We arie a very young varsity team," she said.
"They have so much to improve on, but it's noth-
ing that they cannot achieve. This group of girls
has so much potential that they have not realized
"But once they come together and begin td play
as a team, they will see much success."
The Lady Hornets were scheduled to take on
Bethlehem on the road Tuesday night in a district
COntest and stay on the road Thursday for a game
See VOLLEYBALL, Page 2B
Sneads' Darius Williams heads downfield during a preseason game against Liberty
BY DUSTIN KENT
The Sneads Pirates junior var-
sity team will look to move to 2-
0 on Thursday night when they
travel to Graceville to take on the
JV Tigers in their second game of
the young season. .
Sneads took a 14-10 win over
the Wewahitchka Gators in its
opener on Thursday at home,
while the Tigers were victorious
in a preseason jamboree against
Freeport and South Walton.
The Pirates won last year's con-
test with the Tigers, overcoming
an early 14-0 deficit with three
unanswered scores of their own
to take the victory.
SHS JV coach Shawn Graham
said that while he hasn't seen this
Graceville JV team in person yet,
he thinks Thursday's game will
be just as tough as last years.
"We don't have any film on
them, but we kind of know each
Other well. They have an idea of
what we will do, and we have an
idea of what they will do," the
coach said. "We're gearing up for
it to be a pretty close ballgame.
I'm telling my kids it will be a X
dogfight, and that's what I think 'il3
it will be."
If the preseason has been any ~; i~
indication, the Tigers should be
just as formidable as Graham.
believes them to be.
Graceville played the first quar- i .
ter of a varsity jamboree against
Holmes County on Aug. 26 and
outscored the Blue Devils junior
varsity 15-0 before turning things t
over to the varsity. v.
Last week, the Tigers traveled
to Bristol for a jamboree against
Liberty County and South Wal-
ton, ~winning both halves by a
combined score of 22-12.
Graceville's freshman duo of -
quarterback Jared Padgett and.
running back Jarrett Brogdon
combined for a whopping 281
rushing yards and three touch-
downs on the night.
See GRAHAM, Page 2B The Pirates' Josh Taylor tries to stiff-arm a Wewa tackler last week.
BY DUSTIN KENT
The Marianna Bulldogs will
try to make it two wins in a row
to start the season on Thursday
night, as they make their home
debut against Florida High at 6
The Bulldogs defeated Lib-
erty County 32-0 on Thursday
in Bristol in the season opener,
breaking open a close game with
24 points in the second half.
Marianna led 8-0 after some-
what sluggish first half, but fresh-
man fullback Teon Long broke
off a 75-yard touchdown run on
the first play of the second half to
spark a Bulldogs scoring burst.
The 'Dawgs added a pair of de-
fensive touchdowns on a strip
and return by Jamel Johnson and
an interception return by Jesse
Dougles also scored an offen-
have any stupid penalties, which
The Bulldogs will look to be
even better on Thursday against
Florida High, a team they beat
30-6 during last year's undefeat-
"I don't know much about
them (this year), except that they
have a lot of kids and they always
bring great effort," Lawson said.
The coach claimed an extra
emphasis this week on starting
fast instead of relying on a big
second-half effort to win the
"We need to get started in the
first quarter. I don't want to have
to wait until the second quarter
or the second half to get things
going," Lawson said. "We want to
get it going from the start. Some-
times if you wait until the second
quarter, it can be too late for us.
We were lucky last week that the
defense played well from the
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that they did wonderful.
These girls are mainly
ninth-graders that have
played together since
their seventh-grade year.
They work very hard."
The Lady Hornets actu-
ally trailed 23-20 in the
first set before Harrell
stepped to the service line
and helped her team win
five straight points to take
We'll keep talking about
it and working on it, and
we'll try- to play a complete
Junior running back Tre
Keys had a huge night for
the Pirates on Friday, rush-
ing for 171 yards and three
touchdowYns on 20 car-
ries, while also adding a
67-yard TD reception on a
pass from Trent MvcDaniel.
Keys scored on runs of
1, 20, and 15 yards; Jalon
Daniels also added an 8-
yard TD run for Sneads.
Jon Michael Glover led the
Sneads defense with six
solo tackles and four as-
sists, while Travon Goodin
had four tackles for loss.
The Pirates will next tray-
el to Cottondale on Friday
to take on the Hqrnets in a
district game at 7 p.m.
led Cottondale with 14
service points and two
kills, with Breanna Har-
rell adding seven service
Connor Melvin had a
team-best four kills for
"The JV played great,"
Ridley said. "The first
game they were getting
out their jitters, and after
Dowling said that his
team perhaps didn't show
enough respect to an in-
ferior opponent, but that
letting opponents hang
around could have dan-
gerous consequences in
"We don't know how to
put folks away yet," he
said. "We haven't been in
that position to be able to
put people away in a long
time, so it's new ground
for us. We just backed off a
little instead of keeping the
pressure on and putting
(Franklin County) away
"We've got to start prac-
ticing how to finish fblkcs
and keep drives going. We
started rotating some folks
in the second quarter and
had a little bit of a letdown.
The Associated Press
HAMPTON, Ga. With
his car sliding all over the
track, Jeff Gordon held off
teammate Jimmie John-
son over a thrilling last
10 laps Tuesday to win
the rain-delayed NAS-
CAR race at Atlanta Motor
Gordon won for the
third time this season and
85th time in his career,
breaking a tie with Bobby
Allison and Darrell Wal-
trip for third on the career
'Richard Petty (200) and
David Pearson (105) are
the only drivers in Cup
history with more victo-
ries than Gordon.
"I totally forgot about
that," said Gordon, who
received a special plaque
from NASCAR during the
victory ceremony in front
of the main grandstand.
"Eighty-five, wow! That is
the kind of day we had,
the kind of year we're hav-
ing, I feel rejuvenated."
He sure earned this win,
fending off the defend-
ing five-time champion.
Johnson put his Chevrolet
in front of Gordon's No. 24
car a couple of times but
couldn't hold on through
the corners. At the end,
with both drivers racing as
hard as they could on fad-
ing tires, their cars came
close to getting sideways
Johnson made one last
and a pair of freshmen in
fullback Bacarius Boykin
and quarterback Hunter
It's often said that a foot-
ball team's biggest im-
provement comes from
its first game to its second
game, and Graham said
that the opener against
Wewa could have the same
effect for his club.
"The biggest positive for
me is the experience that
they got," the coach said.
"When you're so young,
that experience is a big fac-
tor. We left a lot of points
on the field against Wewa,
but the experience of that
game will contribute the
most to our team through-
out the year."
fensive line, and our de-
fense still hasn't lined up
right against them," the
"But we're going to cor-
rect that stuff: The things
we saw on film are very
fixable, like running backs
hitting the wrong holes
or trying to cut it up too
"We'll watch film and
they'll understand exactly
where they're supposed to
go, and it will make sense,
Graham did single out for
praise the efforts of sopho-
more quarterback Josh
Taylor, sophomore run-
ning back/defensive back
DiQuan Long, sophomore
wingback .Chris White,
Driver Jeff Gordon (center) celebrates in victory lans) after
winning the NASCAR Sprint Cup AdvoCare 500 on Tuesday,
at the Atlanta Motor Speedway, in Hampton, Ga.
run for the lead on the
final lap, but had to back
off to keep from putting
his car in the wall. Gor-
don pulled away to~win
by 0.598 seconds.
The AdvoCare 500 was
only the second Cup race
since 1978 to be run on
a~ Tuesday. It was origi-
nally scheduled for Sun-
day night, but rain from
the remnants of Tropical
Storm Lee forced a two-
Gordon, a four-time
champion, had already
locked up a spot in the
Chase for the champi-
onship, but this perfor-
mance stamped him as a
prime contender to end
Then again, Johnson
looks` pretty strong, too.
He moved past Kyle Busrh
to take the top spot in the
season standings, leav-
ing little doubt that hie's
still the one everyone's
Tony Stewart w~as feel-
ing a lot better about his
chances after making up
more than 8 seconds on
the leaders in the final
laps to finish third. He so-
lidified his hold on 10th
place the final spot
in the Chase that will be
determined on points
- heading to next week-
end's race at MRichmond,
the last one before the
playoff field is set.
Six drivers had already
clinchedd a spot in the 12-
drivel; playoff, and three
more joined them Tues-
day. Kurt Busch and Ryan
Newman are locked in on
points, and Brad Kesel-
owski wrapped up at least
a wild card with his sixth-
High School Football
County at Graceville, 7
p.m.; Sneads at Cotton-
dale, 7 p.m.; Northview at
Marianna, 7 p.rn.
Thursday -Sneads at
Graceville, 6 p.m.; Florida
High at Marianna, 6 p.m.
Thursday Bonifay at
Grand Ridge, 6 p.m-
County at Marianna, 3:30
and 4:30 p.m.
at Wewa, 5 and 6 p.m.;
Graceville at Vernon, 5
and 6 p.m.; Blountstown
at Marianna, and 6 p.m.;
Altha at Sneads, 4, 5, and
The Bulldogs will have
a match oi Thursday
against Chipley, Bethle.
hem, and Vernon at 3 p.m.,
at Caverns Golf Course in
Chipola College's antiual
Select Baseball Showcase
is set for Sept. 17, at the
The event is open to all
high school sophomores,
juniors or seniors who
are current members of a
varsity baseball team.
Check-in opens at 8 a.m.
on Sept. 17. The event will
continue rain or shine
with indoor facilities
Skill evaluation for run-
ning, hitting and fielding
begins at 9 a.m. with skill
'evaluation for hitting,
pitching and catching
to follow. Plaiyers should
wear baseball pants and
bring their own bats,
spikes, gloves, hats and
Registration deadline is
Sept. 14. Participants must
provide proof of insur-
ance and sign a waiver of
liability. Cost is $100-
For information, call
coach Jeff Johnson at 850-
718-2237, or visit www.
Travel Ball Tryouts
The Panama City Lady
Lightning travel softball
team will continue to
hold individual tryouts in
Alford for their'l0U and
Pickup players for up-
coming fall tournaments
will also be sought after
forth tne m.cl o-
258-8172, or email ikiev@
BSN Fastpitch and
Panama City Lady Light-
ning are forming an 18U
College Exposure Team.
The team will play JUCO
teams and D-1 school -
tournaments to be seen by
Tryouts are on Sept.
11, 18 at arders Park in
Ages 16-18 are encour-
aged to try out. For more
info, call 850-276-0864.
The Plant Scholz
Chapter of the Gulf Power
Transformers ahs sched
uled its fourth annual
Charity Golf Tournament
for Sept. 24 at Florida
Caverns Golf Course.
The proceeds from the
tournament will benefit
needy children in Jackson
There will be three-man
teams, with cost at $60 per
player, including green
fees, two mulligans, riding
cart, and lunch.
Interested parties can
sign up at the golf course,
or call at 850-482-4257.
sp etshien rhe ev nt c
call 850-593-6421 for more
There will be a full con-
tact alumni football league
held this winter.
The games are full pads
with officials, announce
ers, and video crew, and
is open to all former high
school football players 18
and older in the area.
Games will take place on
weekends from January
through March of 2012. -
There must be at least 35
players to a team.
Those interested can .
signbup at www.alumni
Conditioning Camp '
Bionic Sports will hold a
S eed, Agility, and Condi-
tioning camp on Tes ays
Stand hr day etIegra r
for youth boys and girls
Cost is $40 a month, or
$12 per week.
The camp will continue
for the entire summer,
focusing on becoming a
Call Eric Pender for
more information at
Current Marianna High
School students or incom-
ing freshmen interested in
running on the Marianna
High School boys or girls
cross country or distance
track team need to call
coach Allan Gibson at 850
The team is practicing
at 6 a.m. every morning at
Marianna High School.
Contact coach Gibson
before you show up for
your first practice.
Team Dynamic Youth
Wrestling Team will
continue practicing on
Tuesday and Thursday
nights at the wrestling
room at the old Marianna
Practice will be from 6
p.m. to 8 p.m. All kids in
Jackson County from ages
6 and up are welcome to
join. For further infor-
mation call Marianna
coach Ron Thoreson at
Send all sports items to editorial@
jcfloridan.com, or fax them to
850-482-4478. The mailing address
FI ria POpe B 50 Moanriana FL
Dr. Maddox is an orthopaedic surgeon who
practices general orthopaedics and is fellowship
trained in spine surgery. Dr. Maddox earned his
medical degree ait the University of Alabama in
Birmingham, Alabama, where he also completed
his orthopaedic residency.
Belgium beats US
BRUSSELS The U.S.
national soccer team lost
to Belgium 1-0 Tuesday,
leaving Jurgen Klinsm~ann
without a win in three
games since he was hired
as the Americans' coach.
From wire reports
Lady Hornets JV
The Cottondale Lady
Hornets junior varsity
team did pick up a wYin in
its season opener against
Vernon, winning in twYo
sets, 25-23 and 25-9.
"We played really well in
the first quarter, but then
we started having some
penalties and boneheaded
mistakes (in the second
quarter)," the coach said.
"We got behind the sticks,
and we don't have many
plays for third and 15 in
Our playbook. We had a
touchdown called back on
an illegal procedure, and
that stuff makes coaches
want to pull their hair out.
"Butwe slipped the switch
at the start of the second
half and started playing
like we were supposed to.
But we didn't play a com-
plete game. We played in
the first and third quarters,
but we're still hunting that
From Page lB
"They've played some
good ballgames," Graham
said of the Tigers. "From
everything I've heard, they
were pretty good, and they
have a pretty good quar-
terback. It seems like we're
pretty evenly matched on
In reviewing his own
team's previous game,
Graham said that the Pi-
rates showed their inex-
perience often in the win
over Wiewa, but that most
of the problems were easy
"There were definitely a
lot of mistakes on the of- -
Jeremiah Maddox, M.ID.
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Nantional S~ports Brief~s
JaguafS r910aSe Garranl,
jilan 10 Start McCCOW
JACKSONVLLE The Jacksonville Jaguars have
released veteran quarterback David Garrard, a stun-
ning move that will save the franchise $9 million this
Whether it saves coach Jack Del Rio's job remains to
be seen. Team owner Wayne Weaver has said Jackson-
Ville needs to make the playoffs for Del Rio to stick
around for a 10th season. Del Rio made it clear late last
SeaSOn that he had grown tired of Garrard's inconsis-
Del Rio's quarterback swap is similar to what he did
in 2007, when he released Byron Leftwich in favor of
Garrard after the preseason. This time, though, Del Rio
has been steadfast that Garrard was the starter.
Garrard missed the preseason opener because of a
Sore back, but started the final three games. He com-
pleted 50 percent of his passes for 216 yards, with no
touchdowns and an interception.
Luke McCown is expected to start the opener against
the Tennessee Titans.
C0lliMS says he's meady
to take over Colts offense
INDIANAPOLIS Kerry Collins came back to the
NFL to wina Super Bowl.
NOw, he might have a bigger hand in the Colts'
chances than he ever imagined.
With four-time MVP Peyton Manning listed as
doubtful for this week's opener at Houston, Collins is
in line to be Indianapolis' first starting quarterback
not named Manning since December 1997 when Jim
Harbaugh called the signals.
The question, of course, is how effective will Collins
and the Colts be? Collins has had less than two weeks
to learn the nuances of Indy's offense since coming
Out of retirement, but the 16-year veteran insists the
Cram SeSsions have helped him become familiar with
it enough to make a difference right away.
From wire reports
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SPRINT CUP STANDINGS
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(Start psto n 9p mnteses)
1. (5) Jeff Gordon, Chevrolet, 325
laps, 145.4 rating, 48 points, $329,786.
2. (17) Jimmie Johnson, Chevrolet
325, 101.7, 43, $253,761-
3. (20) Tony Stewart, Chevrolet, 325,
103.1, 41, $216,208.
4. (10) Kurt Busch, Dodge, 325. 102,
5.() Ir Edwards, Ford, 325. 110.1,
46 1) Bra Keselowski, Dodge, 325
103.5, 39, $141,933. '
1. (21) Kvi5n9Harvick, Chevrolet, 325,
8. (13) Denny Hamlin, Toyota, 325,
113.3, 37, $15P,550.
9. (6) Matt Kenseth, Ford. 325, 117,
o. (311)d A1limendinger, Ford, 325,
1l (343 Br an Vckers, Toyota, 325,
12. (15) Greg Biffle, Ford, 325, 83.5,
13.2,3$ 5ff Burton, Chevrolet, 325,
81.5, 31, $109,925.
14. (81 M~artin7Truex Ir., Toyota, 325,
15. (12) Juan Pablo Montoya, Chevro-
16 .322 )7 2ame9 Mc3y, Chevrolet,
325, 75.5, 28, $131,589.
17. (32) Mark Martin, Chevrolet, 325,
65.4, 27, $104,175.
18. (22) Paul Menard, Chevrolet, 325, -
69.9, 26, $103,175.
19. (29) Dale Earnhardt Jr., Chevrolet,
325, 64, 25, $102,350.
M0.6 29 ,blewman, Chevrolet, 325,
21.(218) MrcoslAmbrose, Ford, 324
22. (37) Landon Cassill, Chevrolet,
23. 53 Ke Buc~h Toyota, 324, 90.2
54 ,(24) Joey2Logano, Toyota, 324,
25. (31) JJ. Yeley, Ford, 324, 53.6, 20,
26. (40) Mike Bliss, Ford, 324, 44.8, 0,
27. (35) Mike Skinner, Chevrolet, 323,
328 (138) OaeyMears, Toyota, 321,
29. (43) David Starr, Ford, 320, 37.5,
30,342 Andy Laily, Ford, 319, 44.4,
31(6 $idl Remann, Toyota,
32. (30) Scott Speed, Ford, electrical,
310, 34.1, 0, $84,750.
33. (26) Regan Smith, Chevrolet, 284,
52.7, 11, $109,920.
34. (1) Kasey Kahne, Toyota, engine,
269, 65.5, 11, $102,725.
25 (1, 9avd Paan, Ford. engine,
36. 2) Clint Bwyer, C~he olet, ac-
37. (36) David Gilliland, Ford, trans-
m8 (3) 1B70b I 0n T500ota, ac-
cident, 91, 45, 6,$109,170.
39. (33) Robby Gordon, Dodge, rear
g ar, 34 0, 8 2,7 0 Tyt.in-
ti ,2763) ihael M well, Toyota,
r2 r 1) Trai ivp F30 electrical,
17, 27.9, 0,$82,280.
43. (39) Dave Blaney, Chevrolet,
vibration, 2, 25.8, 1, $82,641.
New Orleans at Green Bay, 8:30 p.m.
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Carolina at Arizona, 4:15 p.m.
Dallas at N.Y. Jets, 8:20 p.m.
New England at Miami, 7 p.m.
Oakiand at Denver, 10:15 p.m.
Oakland at Buffalo, 1 p.m*
Arizona at Washington, 1 p.m.
Shc go at Ne r as, 1 p.m.
Jacksonville at N.Y. Jets, 1 p.m.
Cleveland at Indianapolis, 1 p.m*
Gen aBBy at taria, 1 p.m.
Dallas at San Fra ,c ,4:05p.m.
San Diego at New England, 4:15 p.m.
Cincinnati at Denver, 4:15 p.m-
Philadelphia at Atlanta, 8:20 p.m.
FEDEX TOUR LEADERS
PGA Tour Fed~xCup Leaders
By The Associated Press
Through Sept 5
WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 7 2011 3B
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Kansas City 0 0 0 .000 0 0
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Washington 0 0 0 .000 0 0
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New Orleans 0 0 0.000 0 0
Tampa Bay 0 0 0.000 0 0
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Chicago 0 0 0 .000 0 0
Gre tBay 0 0.0
Minnesota 0 0 0.000 0 0
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2. Dustin Johnson 3,814 $4,150,841
S5. Brandt Snedeker2,869 $3,336,895
I6. Jason Day 2,357 $3,670,687
7I.Nick Watney 2,291 $4,614,229
8. Steve Stricker 2,205 $3,816,785
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19. Keegan Bradley1,621 $3,432,200
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22. Bo Van Pelt 1,549 $2,086,466
23. Fredrik Jacobson1,527 $2,298,725
24. Bill Haas 1,525 $2,532,637
25. Aaron Baddeleyl,467 $2,607,582
26. Rory Sabbatinil,435 $2,402,975
27. Charl Schwartzell,428 $2,577,358
2. Jaovaguner 1,33 8,46
30. Kyle Stanley 1,298 $1,348,599
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33. Brian Davis 1,251 $1,261,609
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36. Zach Johnson 1,227 $1,834,006
3 Rckiee Fwl~er 12 $,671
39. Ryan Moore 1,202 $1,826,906
40. Jerry Kelly 1,188 $1,281,685
41. Spencer Levin 1,185 $1,980,929 ,
42. Brendan Steelel,145 $1,767,952
43. Chris Kirk 1,144 $1,831,227
44. Robert Karlsson1,137 $1,743,81s
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53. Sergio Garcia 1,019 $1,362,091
54. Tommy Gainey 999 $1,902,831
55. John Senden 974 $1,263,914
56. Sean O'Hair 942 $1,383,948
57. Blake Adams 935 $1,032,349
58. Chad Campbell 916 $1,017,789
59 Anres Romero 89 8,95 05
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72. Kevin streelman770 $1.113,oso
73. Graeme McDoweli765 $1,088,898
74. Robert Garrigus759 $1,434,117
77. Harrison Frazar 713 $1,300,047
78. Charlie Wi 711 $1,056,971
79.Anthony Kim 702 $1,085,846
Juan Monaco, of Argentina, serves to Roger Federer, of Swit-
Zerland, in the fourth round of the U.S. Open tennis tourna-
Rient in NOW York on Tuesday.
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Dear Annie: I have been married for 19
years, and my husband is a flirt. After
complaining repeatedly that he was be-
ing disrespectful to me, he stopped.
Now I find him staring at other women
until they pay attention. It's almost as if
he is trying to make a connection. He's
an attractive man, and when he acts like
that, some womeh believe he is interest-
ed in them, and they behave seductively
toward him. I find this humiliating. I
have tried to talk to him about it. At first,
he told me I was jealous and insecure.
Now he simply denies that he does it.
I get the noticing part, because I notice
attractive men, but I don't flirt or try
to make a connection with them. I am
beginning to resent my husband. My
husband will not go to counseling. Is this
really normal male behavior?
Dear Second: It is normal to look. It is
not normal to respond in so exagger-
ated a manner that your spouse feels
humiliated. More importantly, when you
ask him to stop, he should make every
effort to do so. Otherwise, he is being
inconsiderate and disrespectful. Tell your
husband you are going to see a counselor
on your own so you can best determine
how to deal with his behavior because it
is seriously damaging your marriage. We~
hope that gets his attention.
Dear Annie: In a few months, I will be
having a milestone birthday. I'd like to
ignore it, but my friends keep talking
about what we should do to celebrate. I
sincerely do not want to do anything at
all. My friends think they are pleasing
me, but they are making me miserable.
The last time they did this, I went along
with it, but I was quite resentful that they
didn't take me at my word. How can I po-
litely convince them to not do anything?
Dear No Celebrations: Not everyone
enjoys birthday celebrations. Tell your
friends that the best gift they could give
you is to make a donation in your name
to your favorite charity. Unfortunately,
that doesn't guarantee they won't try to
surprise you anyway, so we suggest you
make.other plans and be unavailable.
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not sure you can do it in
LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 23)
You'll not mind helping
out another as long as the
act is voluntary.
SCORPIO (Oct. 24-Nov.
22) Keep your obliga-
tions to friends in proper
perspective. Don't rush to
help someone you want to
impress but wh'o has done
nothing for you, while
ignoring a pal to whom
you're truly indebted.
SSAGITTARIUS (Nov. 23-
Dec. 21) If success eludes
you, it isn't likely to be be-
cause you're unwilling to
CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan.
19) It's never smart to de-
bate philosophical issues
because there is no solving
them. Chances are each
side can get too emotion-
ally involved and end up
exchanging bitter words.
AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb.
19) Parity will be re-
quired in order for a joint
endeavor to be successful.
If you're not willing to give
as much as the other guy or
gal puts toward a project,
don't get involved.
PISCES (Feb. 20-Manc~h
20) Be honest about
your lack of know-how
instead of trying to tackle
something you can't pos-
ARIES (Manch 21-April 19)
- You could easily thwart
your own purposes by be-
ing unduly aggressive. Slow
TAURUS (April 20-May 20)
- Understate your sales
pitch and let the listener
fill in the blanks with what
GEMINI (May 21-June 20)
- Just because someone is
a good friend is not reason
enough to ask financial ad-
Vice from him or her.
CANCER .(June 21-July
22) Put your mind in
gear before you open your
mouth and ~start talking.
If you don't, all kinds of
things could come out.
LEO(July 23-Aiug. 22) -
One of your friends, who's
always in a financial bind,
might hit on you once
agi to. bail him or her
out. It's time to put limits
on how much you can.
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important to note the specific spot-cards in one
suit. What should South do in three no-trump
after West leads the heart king Would you have
bid with West's hand over one no-trump?
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bid with that hand, especially if you have a wayW
to show a two-suiter. If you use, for example' 4
Cappelletti, you would overcall two hearts,
showing a heart-minor two-suiter. Note that 9
four hearts is only down one, which is an excel- +
lent save against three no-trump. And even if 4
the clubs were 4-2 and four hearts went down
two, it would still be worthwhile. Of course, it is
easier said than done for East to carry the bid-
ding to the four-level.
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spades, one heart and five diamonds. However,
getting those five diamonri winners requires
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IVost brands considered.
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and un expired.
Call Matt 334-392-0260
LOST WALLET: Last seen at Jim's Buffet on
Thursday 9/1. Please call 850-482-3319.Reward.
Just IN: Vintage 1962 Leather Mail bag
Hoosier style table w/4 chairs, Old ships wheel
Badbey radle and changing tbe.
3820 Ross Clark Cr. Dothan, AL. Labor Day Sale
with Markdowns throughout. 334- 702-7390.
Color T.V's 24" $45 20" $3s
Piano, good cond. $150 850-209-4989
PETS & ANIMAL
Tabby Cat- gray, indoor, very loviing, neutered
Free to GOOD home! Call 34-791-6782
FREE RESCUED DOGS for responsible homes
American Bull, mixs, Schnoodles 334-791-731~
LOST DOG Beagle, female, spot on ear with n
hair, lost near Wicksburg, AL, 334-692-3536
Select Puppies ON SALE! V
Morkies $200, Older Chorkies $50,
Hairless Chinese Crested. Yorkies.
Yorkie-Coos $200.-$300. Shih-A-Pdos -
Malti-Poos $250. Pek-A-Poos $250. Pom FM
$250, & Yorkie/Pom $200 C all 334-718-4886
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Main duties include greeting patients and 1st, 2nd, and 3rd Shifts
verify all demographics & insurance
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SPr pre Sudperil ilectbcao-pays, sug ryn ei ca
patients. Schedule follow-up appointments
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required. PC skills preferred with a typing I Equal Opportunity Employer
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T current resume to HR (850)656-9693.
II. 1/1 Apartment for Rent. For info call 850-579-
We are looking for a part-time inbound 8895
Customer 5evc Represent tve. Cni ate llrllMi
coniputer knowledge, Fluent in Spanish and 2BR/1BA $300 + $200 dep. Rail Road St. C'dale
English and willing to work a flexible work 3BR/ 1BA $500 + $400 dep. Faney St. C'dale
schedule. Ask for job # 9602308 and submit No Pets (850) 352-4222
yourr~smb t th On Stp CaeerCener. 3/1.5 brick home for rent, 1 country acre near
Cottondale, $650, also 4/2 in Alford, 2 car ga-
rages 800 Both reur dpsit, lease & refer-
Applications will be taken for a Part Time
Homemaker until position is filled. 3/2 Home in town, CH/A, dishwasher, fresh
Mature adult capable of following written paint & new carpet.1Ist, last & deposit, $750
and oral instructions, reliable transportation, each. 4195 Bowers St. Call for appointment
proper car insurance, valid Florida drivers 904-214-6980
license. Level II background check required. 3BR/1.5BA Brick Home, Malone, New Carpet,
Working hours will be Monday through Friday Stove, Refrigerator, Storage Shed,CH/A
from 8am 12pm. No nights or weekends. No Pets $600/ Mo + dep. Call 850-569-2475
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care clinics. Wound Care exp. a plus. No for rent. 2 BR/1 BA. Quiet/safe neighborhood.
ben e ends srpe e aNice siz 0 rd. Bncck storage building on prop-
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CHPOL NURING 2/11located in Cypress, water/septic included,
; ~PAVILION AND $300/mo 850-272 -2972/592-7299
R'ETIREMENT CENTER 2 & 3 bedroom mobile Homes in Cottondale.
is accepting applications for the $500 and up. H20, garbage, sewer included.
following positions: http:// www.charloscountry living. com.
Certified Dietary Manager 850-258-4868/209-8847
or Dietary Technician 2 & 3BR 2BA Mobile Homes in Cottondale , no
Must have supervisory and long pets, Central Heat & Air $400-$450 850-258-
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I i he lasltlrlo; 1~Nr~ 1a 2BRO2BA Located in sneads $350/month 850-
2BR 2BA Screen porch, CH/A, H20/sewer/
6 Great location 1 mile S of Walmart. No Pets-No
i !- Smoking. $400/mo. 850-557-3595
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Having to relocate. 51 residential rental
property available ALL inside circle
AHl prices NEG from $18k $85k*
Possible owner financing opportunity.
JACKSON COUNTY PICKER WILL BUY:
OLD COINS, TOYS AND COLLECTABLEs
Nautical Style Furniture'
~tiStyle Navy Couch &
Chair with Ottoman,
.White Sofa with Full
Size Bed. Asking $475
Or Best Offer. Call 334-791-6485
At 1KT Diamond Custer pendant on 14KTi gold
chain Pendant is pear shape with beautiful
diamonds bought new at Kay's and paid
$1200. Will self for $500. cash firm
Wan ed 0d Coins G Id,
Diamonds, Guns, And Tools
West Main Jewelry & Loan 334-671-1440.
STOP GNAT, FLY, & MOSQUITO BITES!
Buy Swamp Gator All Natural
Family Safe-Use head to toe.
Available at The Home Depot.
Two burial plots in Gardens of Memory
Valor" Lot 9-- 3 Ind 4.Sl b h for $2800.
2 lots at retai no 4sellin 5for round $3800.
email dml~numail.orq if interested.
Guitar: 5-String Bass Guitar with hardshell case
Peavey Millenn~ium BXP. Transparent black fin-
ish. Like new condition. $250. Call 334-797-4314
Professional Trombone: Getzen 747 Eterna 2.
Large bore with F attachment. Hardshell case
included. $700. Call334-797-4314
Plenty of Sh~elle~d Frk~e~sh PS
Butter beans, NewPdt~atoes,
SAll Farm Fresh!
220 W. Hwy 52 Malvern
* 334-793-6690 *
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$325. & up for Complete Cars
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3089 or 334-618-1449.
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Doge 03' 2500 pick up long wheel base, reg.
cab, heavy duty, towing package, good condi-
tion 26K miles. $11,000. 334-791-2322
'05 Amadas 4 row peanut combine, picked
about l200 acwvey good cond.$46500 KMC 4
row peanut shaker,good cond8.$500*
1, 33MQ3$210f M 49 &9
A 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'
) 334*333-6669 4
?* EX.'FORD'89 F150, 4wh, 4x4
Auto, $4,600 or reasonable
Offer. Call 229-334-81520.
"PP.GMC '89 3500 Diesel-
Excellent work truck, long
wheel base, orange,
$1,500. Quick Sell
GMC '98 1500 3-door,
loaded, 132K miles, $3400.
OBO 334-691-7111 or
You can pay more,
But you won't find a better one!
HONDA'08 RIDGELINE RTL- white with tan
leather interior, sunroof and satellite radio,
new michelin tires, and oilly 32k miles.
$27,500. Call Scott 334-685-1070
ISuzu 2001 26' Box Truck*
19000gy, extra clean, no CDL Required.
S$18400. Call 334-299-0300 '
Nissan'04 Frontier, 27K miles, New Tires, New
Battery, Automatic Trans., power windows,
pwer locks, 0ne owner, Seni5CM Ciznoownn
Field Ready, Grain Head and Corn
Head. $7,000. 850-415-0438
CARPET CLEANING VAN FOR SALE
Dodge '94 Ram 250- V8, 94k miles, new
paint, has quality Baneciene equipment,
recently restored inside and out, supplies
included. ArONLY $8000.OBO Sr
Call 334-774-0122 or 334-477-47167
Chewrolet'97 Astro Van conversion Van raised
roof, loaded, new tires, One owner GREAT
condition. siK mi. $9,500. 334-897-2054 or
Cc hu~se6'95 Van camper, 2 singles beds,
microwave, generator, bathroom, stove &
rerg ao.a goo aod3 & 2$8,000. OBO
Ford '92 Econoline Conversion van with
Vangator wheelchair lift. Good condition.
334-475-3310 or 334-447-8738 .
Nissan '00 Quest, 120K mi. Clean interior, Good
Condition $5900 334-677-7321
WE PAY Ca$H
FOR JUNK CARS!!!!!!
DO YOU KNOW ANYONE WITH BAD CREDIT?
I can get U Riding Today
Repos, Slow Credit, Past Bankruptcy OK!
$0 Down/ 1st Payment, Tax, Tag & Title
Push, Pull or Drag, Will Trade anything!
Warranty On Every Vehicle Sold!
$100 eferals! Call Steve 800-809-4716
Ford '95 Mustang GT Convertible- white with
leather interior, 200k mile runs great, needs
paint, $4,300. OBO Call 334-774-0451
GMC '99 Sonoma SLS
extra cab, new tires,
automatic, 4 cylinder,
57,000 miles, excellent '
Honda '92, 4-door, $1695. 39334-790-7959.
Jaguar '90 XJS nice car! runs perfect! gray in
color $2,500. 334-379-3078
Jeep'98 Cherokee- silver, awesome condition,
runs great, and cold AC, Priced to Sell!
$1,600. OBO Call 334-635-7960
Lincoln '99 Towncar Signature series tan with
tan leather interior, extra clean, low mileage,
fully loaded, maintenance records available,
one owner $5,500. Call 334-886-2433
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
0ooal Cr~o a 3E -70wn r 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
~Mos~t _Need Repair
Ford '01 Escort Zx -
94k miles, 5 speed manual $2,900.
ingnition problems $500.
Pontiac '93 Grand AM
124k miles, 4cyl. Auto $1,995.
Ford '02 Taurus Wagon
Foorkd 4 F1552 X
4x4 Ext Cab, Transmission slipping $1,500.
Cal 334.693-5159 or 334-618-5828
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
Lot in Greenwood, FL We have a beautiful 5
Acre lot for ae ohneWhispernng Pine rce d
plenty of building sites. We have adjacent
acreage avail. Price just reduced!
$29,000, Call: 859-536-2663.
HEADLAND'5 BEST KEPT SECRET!
699 CO RD 100, HEADLAND
Craftsman Design* Ap'prox 2920 sq. ft.
4 BR, 3 Baths Built in 2009 5.3 Acres
Slat and tile Hrdew d f oors
Formal DR 2 car garage 2 stall barn
8e celn in msea
Lennox Three Zone system
Call 334-596-7763 '
Honda '01 250 4-wheeler with reverse, new
tires, excellent condition $1400. 334-677-7748.
'07 18ft. Suntracker party barge with cover
40hp Mercury, 4-stroke big foot, TrailStar
single axie trailer, uesed very little, exc. cond-
13 ft. Gheenow boat & trailer Olive green in
color & boat is in GREAT condition with padded
seats. Trailer & Tires NO WEAR. Boat only used
a couple of times. Call Chris 334-791-5755 to
come see. $1050-
1e ap~eltc adnen1 he~el tri $29 334-
Cobla 74 15' boat fiberglass with 48 hp,
Johnson motor & trailer, good condition $1400.
RHINO 2008, 18FT- 90 HP Suzuki, 55 LB
Minnkota, Aluminum Trailer, Humminbird
Depth Finder, on Board Char er, Binini to ,
Dutchman '06 Denali 30ft, sleeps 8, double
slide, bunk house, shelter kept, great shape,
MUST SELL! $18,500. Call 334-790-9730
FLEETWOOD 2005 Prowler AX6, 5th wheel, 36
ft, 4 slides, large shower, 30/50AMP. $20,000
080 Call 334-695-4995, 334-687-7862.
Gulfstream '06 Conquest
30' Pull Behind Camper
I' 'l with large slide. Excellent
Condition, 4 new tires
Sleeps 6-8. CH&A, Full
kitchen, full bath, outside
shower. $7500 FIRM 850-693-1618
DI~ie RV SuperStores
FL's Newest RV Dealer
21 Acres / 30 Brands New and Pre-0wned
m Newmar n Keystone a Heartland a Jayco
m Fleetwood a Prime Time Coachmen
a Forest River
Parts and Acces. Store
RV Collision Center
Located off 1-10 Ext 70/SR285
,g 5uia prns 3435
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26 ft., fully loaded,
bought new, 13K miles
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
YAMAHA'05 FX 1100 Waverunner, 3 seater,
with cover, with trailer, garage kept $5,000
CHEVY '96 S-10 Pick-up, 2.2 liter, 4 cly.,
selling for parts $850 334-689-9183
only ll3K,4-~door. power
everything. 5-speed, clean
title, leather seats, power
sunroof, wood grain interi-
or, 6 CD changer, radio/cassette player, excel-
lent condition, premium sound system, excel-
lent gas mileage (only about 90 dollars per
month!!) extremely clean and very well taken
car. Must See $8000. Call TODAY 334-763-0146
Buick '00 Century
- Custom, V-6, automatic,
loaded, 110,000 miles,
nrew tires, clean, $3995.
3/2 DW in Malone, CH/A No pets, security
neg., Section 8 ok. 850-594-9991 or 850-693-
For Rent Greenwood, Marianna, & Cottondale,
starting @ $375/mo. Water/sewage/garbage/
lawn maint. included. 850-593-4700
Rent to Own: 2 & 3BR Mobile Homes.
Lot rent included. Also available,
1 & 28R Apts & Houses. For details
4850-557-3432 or 850-814-6515 C*
mG REAL ESTATE FOR SALE
Honda '02 CR-V EX 4x4 automatic sunroof, 4cyI.
tilt, str whl. crews control, cd, new tires PWR,
windows/mirrors/dr. locks, no accidence
EX clean 136kmi, $8900. OBo 334-389-3071.
JEEP '96 Grand Cherokee, gold pack, new
battery, new tires, $2500 080 229-334-7427
Subaru'06 Forester Premium: Small SUV, 54K
miles, one owner, regularly serviced. Automat-
ic, 4-cyl, AC, AII Wheel Drive, cruise control, CD
player, sunroof, trailer hitch. Champagne met-
allic with cream interior. Exceptional condition
inside and out, excellent gas mileage 23+ city,
die. $14, 00 3 469-65 or 3 -65 9
Toyota'07 4Runner. Clean one owner. Miles
113,330. Engine life expectancy 350,000 +! Gets
20MPG!! Asking price $20,000 0.B.0. Retail val-
ue $21,575. Call/Text Rachel 334-406-9830.
CALL TODAY FOR YOUR TOWING NEEDS
AUTO BODY &t RECYCLING
PAYING TOP DOLLAR FOR JUNK CARS
Contat Jason Harger at 334-791-2624
Title or no Title 24 hrs a day, also pay finders
fee. 334-596-0154 or 850-849-6398
IT'S AS EASY AS 1 2 3
1. CAU. 2. PLACEYOURAD 3. GET RESULTS
The Workforce Services Plan for 2011-2012 for
the chipola Regional Workforce Development
Board is available for review and comment.
You can review the plan at the Chipola Region-
al Workforce Development Board office located
at 4636 Highway 90 East, Suite K, Marianna, FL
or view it on our website at www.onestopahea
d.com. Any questions should be directed to Li-
sa Wells, 850-718-0456, ext. 101. The CRWDB is
an equal opportunity employer/program. Auxil-
iary aids and services are available upon re-
quest to individuals with disabilities.
IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR
JACKSON COUNTY, FLORIDA
File No: 11-217-PR
IN RE: ESTATE OF Mabel Baker
NOTICE TO CREDITORS
The administration of the estate of Mabel Bak-
er, deceased, whose date of death was March
31, 2011, and whose social security number is
x x-x-6 o2, s pen r a in teb Crcui Courtthor
address of which is 4445 Lafayette Street, Ma-
rianna, Floirda 32446. The names and address-
es of the personal representative and the per-
sonal representative's attorney are set forth
All creditors of the decedent and other persons
having claims or demands against decedent's
hue wo be sere m~us fi thi rc 5i with.
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
NOTWHITTVAENDINNGCTLHA 2ME PDERIO SET
YEARS OR MORE AFTER THE DECEDENT'S DATE
OF DEATH IS BARRED.
The date of first publication of this notice is
September 7, 2011.
Attorney for Personal Representattive:
Charles A. Goff
E-mail Address: firstname.lastname@example.org
Florida Bar No. 137187
Casoria & Goff, P.A.
1040 Bayview Drive #422
Ft. Lauderdale, Florida 33304
Telephone (954) 564-4600
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Ilantation, Florida 33317
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SChevrolet'07 Silverado Crew Cab SL 2WD,
White with gray leather, 68K miles, one owner,
Includes black toolbox, black running boards,
Chevrolet '00 CS Corvette coupe, Black with
en w Br gemstone AT tires. $14,900
black leather interior, spoiler, ground effects, Call 334-596-1329
automatic, 65K miles, 229-524-2955 Dodge '01 Ram 1500 quad cab, V8, loaded, 183K
Chevrolet '81 Corvette mi. runs good $3000. OBO 334-798-1768 or 334-
Automatic 350 (Silver). Will 691-7111
sell as is for $4,700. OBO Dodge'02 Ram 1500 4-wheel drive, quad cab,
/P U with 47 lit r in cold air chrome run-
Seacraft,'89,20 ft- Center
console, '95 225HP Johnson,
dual axle trailer w/brakes.
4 334-696-5505 C"
Chevy 81' Corvette Red,
A to, Mirrored Tp, 52K
SBrakes & Shocks. new
exhaust Garage kept.
~r~l~ ~aa~Less than 10K mi. on new
GMC motor. Motor under
factory warrantyv. 4 new
~?'~PF~Michelin tires. Vehicle is
In above average condition. Tow Package
included. $5,200 334-897-3288
. __ _I___ _~~~
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(850) 526-3614 or (800) 779-2557
Frigidaire Refrigerator, 18 cu.ft. with ice maker,
excellent condition, $200 850-209-3970
GLOCK 19, NIB, Never Fired, $450 Firm
Halloween Costumes, several to choose from,
12mos-3T $10-$12 each 850-376-9426
Hobart-Stickmate LX Welder w/ tig rig, 220
volt, like new in Marianna $500 850-693-1323
Rice Cooker, SANYO 5V2 cup cooker/steamer,
soup maker w/manual $20 850-482-7933.
Shuttes,(2 sets) new, bordeaux color,
58.5 x 14.5, $43 each set 850-594-1024
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"Beautification of Your Home"
FurnturrealRpair dk Refinirsehng
Baby crib & mattress, gently used by grand ba-
bies. Dark wood. $50. 850-482-7507 .
Dryer: GE front-load dryer w/riser drawer $300.
Washer: GE front-load washer w/riser drawer
under $300. Call 850-693-0605.
Antique Reproduction Porcelain Dolls (4) $75
ea or $250 for all. 850-482-8261
Beanies: Retired set 9 Country Bears 8" plush
beanies. Like new w/tags $110. 850-569-2011
Beige couch & loveseat Navy, green, & bur-
gandy designs. Good cond. 850-482-8600, $175
Exercise machine -Body Glide by Weslo, good
condition, $50 850-526-3636
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eluded Mansour Dao, Gadhafi's
security chief and a key mem-
ber of his inner circle, as well as
around 12 other Gadhafi regime
The official, Harouna Ide, told
The Associated Press that oth-
er Libyan convoys had passed
through Agadez, a town about
halfway between Niger's border
with Libya and its capital in the
The convoys included heav-
ily armed contingents of Tu-
areg tribal fighters from Niger,
who have been long enlisted by
Gadhafi's regime, Niger officials
U.S. State Department spokes-
woman Victoria Nuland said the
U.S. has urged Niger to detain
any individuals who may be
subject to prosecution in Libya;
confiscate the weapons; and im-
pound any state property such
as money or jewels that were il.
legally taken out of the country.
Nuland said some senior
members of the Gadhafi regime
were in the fleeing group, but
not Gadhafi or members of his
The West African nation of
Burkino: Faso, which neighbors
Niger, offered Gadhafi asylum
last month, raising speculation
the convoys were part of plan
to arrange passage there for the
But on Tuesday, Burkina Faso
distanced itself from Gadhafi,
indicating that if he came there
he would be arrested.
A significant move to escape
by the top echelons of Gadhafi's
military and security services
could bring an important shift in
The Gadhafi opponents who
toppled his regime by sweeping
The Associated Press
TARHOUNA, Libya Convoys
of Moammar Gadhafi loyalists,
including his security chief, fled
across the Sahara Desert into
neighboring Niger on Tuesday in
a move that Libya's former reb-
els hoped could undermine the
ousted leader's support in his
last strongholds in the country
and help lead to their surrender.
Still, efforts to negotiate the
peaceful handover of one of the
most crucial of those strong-
holds, the city of Bani Walid,
Tribal elders from. Bani Walid
who met Tuesday with former
rebels were met by angry resi-
dents of the city, including Gad-
hafi supporters, who fired in the
air to intimidate them, sending
them fleeing, mediators said.
The round of talks illustrated
how many in Bani Walid remain
deeply mistrustful of the forces
that have seized power in the
country and reluctant to accept
their rule, even beyond a simple
loyalty to the ousted leader.
The scope of the flight to Niger
was not immediately clear. Some
former rebels depicted it as a
major exodus of Gadhafi's most
hardcore backers. But informa-
tion on the number and iden-
tity of those fleeing was scarce as
they made their way across the
vast swath of desert over 1,000
miles between any populated
areas on the two sides of the Lib-
Gadhafi himself is not in the
convoys, the U.S. State Depart-
As the first group of a dozen ve-
hicles pulled into Niger's capital
Niamey on Tuesday, a customs
official confirnied that it in-
A building is set in fire inside ousted Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi compound in Bab Al-Aziziya, Tripoli, Libya,
Tuesday, Sept.6, 2011. The reason for the blaze is unclear. Negotiations over the surrender of one of Moammar
Gadhafi's remaimng strongholds have collapsed, and Libyan rebels are waiting for orders to launch their final
attack on the besieged town of Bani Walid, a spokesman said.
into Tripoli just over two weeks
ago have been struggling to up-
root the last bastions of his sup-
port, particularly in Bani Walid,
Sirte and the southern city of
They say residents in those cit-
ies have in part been prevented
from surrendering to the new
post-Gadhafi rule in part be-
cause of former regime figures in
But residents of the holdout
cities have a complex mix of
Bani Walid is the homeland of
Libya's largest tribe, the Warfala.
In 1993, some Warfala attempted
a coup against Gadhafi but were
'brutally crushed. The master-
minds were executed, their fam-
ilies' homes demolished, their
clans shunned while Gadhafi
brought other parts ofWarfala to
dominance, giving them power-
ful government jobs and lucra-
That history gives many in the
tribe a strong pride in an oddly
contradictory legacy, as both
early opponents to the regime
and, as they see it, an entitled
part of Libya's leadership.
The dustycity of 100,000, strung
along the low ridges overlooking
a dried up desert river valley ir-
rigated with farms, lies on roads
connecting! Site and Sabha. As
the Warfala in Bani Walid go, so
are their tribal brethreni in those
two cities likely to turn. .
Mohammed bin Masoud, a
resident who was asked by the
former rebels to help arrange
talks with city leaders, dismissed
the idea that pro-Gadhafi senti-
ment was strong. Instead, many
just don't like the rebels, seeing
them as upstarts who opened
the door to NATO intervention.
"This revolution began with
Libyans asking for a better
chance at life, then it took a mili-
tary turn and NATO was brought
in," he said. "I know kids who are
willing to fight the rebels inside
Bani Walid because they don't
want to be forced into accepting
Former rebel forces have been
on the outskirts of Bani Walid
for days, effectively sealing it off.
But they have been reluctant to
try to storm it, saying they don't
want to fuel a cycle of violence
and would rather see a peace-
ful resolution though some
in their ranks are threatening to
or the Americans.
Abbas confirmed this
week that he has held se-
cret talks with the Israeli
president and defense
minister in recent weeks,
but was unable to reach
SIn a separate matter, an
Israeli defense offici~il said
Tuesday that the military
has temporarily suspend-
ed its contentious policy
of demolishing illegally
condition of anonymity to
discuss the order, which
,was issued in an internal
memorandum. H-e didn't
say how long the order
Also Tuesday, Netanyahu
condemned the torching of
a mosque in the West Bank
earlier in the week, that
came a few hours after the
Israeli military dismantled
structures in an unauthor-
ized West Bank outpost.
The name of the outpost,
Migron, was spray painted
on the mosque, suggesting
the act was settler retalia-
Stion for the demolitions.
In Gaza Tuesday, a Pales-
tinian militant was killed
by an Israeli missile as he
fired rockets at southern
Israel, Gaza Health.Minis-
try spokesman Adham Abu
Salmia said. The Israeli
military said it hit militants
The Associated Press
RAMALIAH, West- Bank
The Palestinians on
Tuesday said they would
not give in to American
pressure to drop their
bid -for statehood at the
United Nations, taking a
tough position ahead of a
meeting with a senior U.S.
1Two senior White House
envoys, David Hale and
Dennis Ross, arrived in the
region on Tuesday for talks
with Israel and Palestinian
officials. The U.S. has been
trying to persuade the Pal-
estinians to drop their plan
to ask the U.N. this month
to approve their indepen-
dence and instead resume
peace talks with Israel.
Yasser Abed Rabbo, a
top adviser to Palestinian
President Mahmoud Ab-
bas, -said there was little
the Americans could do to
change the Palestinians'
"We are going to the
United Nations, regardless
of objections or pressure,"
he said. Abbas is expect-
ed : t etwith Hale on
The comments signaled
more frustration for Presi-
dent Barack Obama, who
has made little progress in
nurturing peace talks de-
spite pledges to make Mid-
east diplomacy a priority.
The Palestinians say they
are turning to the U.N. af-
ter years of sporadic, and
the West Bank and east Je.
rusalem areas claimed
by the Palestinians in
the 1967 Mideast war. Both
Israel and the U.S. oppose
the U.N. initiative, say-
ing peace can be reached
only through negotiations.
Israel has called for a re-
sumption of talks without
The American team
was meeting with Israeli
Defense Minister Ehud
Barak, and Prime Minister
Benjamin Netanyahu on
Barak's office said his
- discussions focused on
"the regional situation and
strategy issues," including
the Palestinians. He did not
elaborate. There was no
immediate comment from
J]either Netanyahu's office
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