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Ward family celebrating a big Christmas present
BY DEBORAH BUCKHALTER he struggled valiantly for Jesus and told Him that healthy baby." veins in the blood vessels statistics while Owen was
dbuckhalter@jcfloridan.com life; his parents called him Mama and Daddy need The Wards know their of the developing brain, still with them, and it was a
their Little Warrior. another baby," Ward said. chances are good, too, The misfires overworked source of encouragefment
Two weeks ago, Ed and Grief-stricken as they "We are so excited." from a medical standpoint. the baby's heart and led to for them down the road.
Jerica Ward got an early were, they soon knew they The couple had a wave For one thing, their son's its failure. "We knew all along 'that
Christmas present from wanted to fill the void that of worry cross their minds aneurysm had no basis.in "I thinkthis onlyhappens we wanted another child,"
Jerica's doctor: News that his passing left in their when they first learned Jer- genetics. to one in three million ba- Ward said. "The reason
they're pregnant again. lives. They've been trying ica'was 7-8 weeks along. For another, the aneu- bies, and there are only it has taken us this long,
The Wards lost their first- for more than a year to "At first, we did, but it's rysm was an extremely rate about 1,500 recorded cases 'I think, is that the stress
born child in March 2011. conceive again. like I told her, we just put type, known as vein of Ga- in the world," Ward said. and grief is hard on your
Born on Labor Day in Ed thinks little Owen it in God's hands. He'sgot len, which, in the embry- "The doctor said there's a body. But our faith in God
2010, Owen Wesley Ward may have put a word in the this. He's going to take onic stage, basically cre- 99. percent chance that it *is strong, and we knew that
had a rare type of brain ear of a higher powetr care of it. God's going to ates a miscommunication wouldn't lappen again."
aneurysm. For six months, "He had a little talk with let us have a perfectly between the arteries arid They learned those See BABY, Page 7A



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Does overspending the green threaten to
.leave you with a blue Christmas afterglow?
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PHOTOS BY MARK SKINNER/FLORIDAN
"M embers of the Fire and Iron Motorcycle Club Chapter 202 pose with Bobbie Brock, a
case coordinator with the Jackson County Guardian Ad Litem program. From the left
are Mary McAllister, Deborah Mathewuse, Brock and Chapter President Mike Blum. The BY DEBORAH BUCKHALTER
dbuckhalter@1cfloridartn.com
back row is Paul Crumpler and Stephen Walter.
Have.you got the after-Christmas blues
a today? You could always go shopping for
those great post-holiday deals.
obbie Brock, a Did we hear someone scream? Sorry.
Maybe overspending and the weariness
case coordina- from traipsing endlessly through stores
tor with the are some of the reasons you're blue. If
Guardian Ad Litem in that's the cage, just try to remember the
County, reacts ,sparkle you put in someone's eye, and
Jackson County, reacts don't despair. There are pathways out
to the large check being, of the post-holiday let down, no matter
presented to the pro- what its cause.
pres dthe pr o- If you overspent a bit, for instance, go
gram by the Fire and ahead and acknowledge it. Accepting the
Iron Motorcycle Club's truth is one step away from dealing with
it and erasing the uneasy sense of panic
local chapter Friday you might be pushing down in denial. Sit
afternoon. The club down and make a steady plan to get your
raised $1,200 for the finances back on kilter.
S- Face the figures. Trimming back a'bit
group with a 100.mile ,- each month on personal indulgences,
pledge ride on Dec. 10. and knbwing you're making the sacrifices
Donors could pledge for someone you love, can go a long way
Donors coud ledg toward setting things right by the end of
money for every mile, -the year or sooner and putting you back
ridden. Some of the in control along the way.
money will be used to Same thing for overindulging in holiday
treats that put on the pounds. It's another
buy Christmas gifts for case of needing to face the figures. And
underprivileged chil- the same solution applies; commit your-
drenwith the remain- self to cutting back on the calories for at
drenwith the remain- least one meal a day for a couple of weeks
der used to assist them ... or months. Or, whatever your unforgiv-
during the year with ing scale tells you is appropriate. Cutting
a t back on couch time will also help, since
activities such as sports adding even small amounts of exercise to
and cheerleading. your routine will burn a few calories and
"improve your. overall health as well. Baby
steps are the key here.
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FLORIDAN TODAY SUNDAY, DEC. 30 bnuccio@bigbendahec.org.
uihr Vria r Holiday Pick-up Schedule The Town of a Alcoholics Anqnymous Closed biscussion VFW & LadiesAuxiliary Meeting -.6 p.m. at
ublisher Valeria Roberts Grand Ridge will pick up residential garbage on 6:30 p.m. at 4349 W. Lafayette St. in Marianna 2830 Wynn St. in Marianna. Covered-dish supper
vrobertsijcfloridan.com Wednesday, Dec. 26 and Wednesday, Jan. 2; and (in one-story building behind 4351 W. Lafayette St.). followed by a 7 p.m. business meeting. Call 372-
Circulatn Ma commercial garbage on Thursday, Dec. 27 and Attendance limited to persons with a desire to stop 2500.
Circulation Managr Dena Oberski .Thursday, Jan. 3. Normal schedules resume after drinking. ) Alcoholics Anonymous Closeddiscussion,
doberskijcfodan.com the holidays. Call 592-4621. .- Alcoholics Anonymous Meeting -8 p.m. in 8-9 p.m., First United Methodist Church, 2901 Cale-
CONTACT US 3ob Club 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Mari- the board room of Campbellton-Graceville Hospital, donia St., Marianna, in the.AA room. Attendance
anna Goodwill Career Training Center, 4742 U.S. 90 5429 College Drive, Graceville. limited topersons with a desire to stop drinking;
Telephone: 850-526-3614 in Marianna. Learn job seeking/retention skills. Call papers will not be signed.
FAX: 850-482-4478 526-0139. MONDAY, DEC. 31
Email: editorial@jcfloridan.com ii Alcoholics Anonymous Open Meeting ) Jackson County Quilter's Guild Meeting FRIDAY, JAN. 4
MailingAddress: Noon to 1 p.m. in the AA room of First United 5:30-7:30 p.m. at Ascension Lutheran Church, a Chipola College new and returning student
RO. Box 520, Marianna, FL 32447 Methodist Church, 2901 Caledonia St. in Marianna': 3975 U.S. 90 W., Marianna. Business meetings are registration for spring terms Registration for
Street Address: fourth Mondays; other Mondays are for projects, terms A and B, is 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Call 718-2211 or
4403 Constitution Lane THURSDAY, DEC. 27 lessons, help. All quilters welcome. Call 209-7638. visit www.chipola.edu.
Marianna, FL 32446 "Quit Smoking Now" Class/Support Group ))Alcoholics Anonymous Open Meeting 8-9 e Celebrate Recovery 7 p.m. at Evangel Wor-
Office Hours: Noon in the Jackson Hospital cafeteria board p.m. in the AA room of First United Methodist ship Center, 2645Pebble Hill Road in Marianna.,
Weekdays,8 am. to 5p.m. room. Class meets weekly, beginning Dec. 27. No Church, 2901 Caledonia St., Marianna. Adult, teen meetings to 'overcome hurts, habits and
cost to attend. Free nicotine replacement therapy hang-ups." Dinner: 6 p.m. Child care available. Call
MISS YO PA ? available for participants. Call 718-2545 or email TUESDAY, JAN. 1 209-7856,573-1131.
? lesliemodawell@gmail.com. Optimist Club of Jackson County Meeting Alcoholics Anonymous Open Meeting- 8-9
You should receive your newspaper no later ) Orientation 12:30-3:30 p.m. at the Marianna -Noon at Jim's Buffet& Grill in Marianna. p.m. in the AA room of First United Methodist
than 6 a.m. If it does not arrive, call Circula- Goodwill Career Training Center, 4742 U.S. 90. in Church, 2901 Caledonia St.in Marianna.
tion between 6 a.m. and noon, Tuesday to Marianna. Register for free job placement and ) Sewing Circle p.m. at Jackson MaCounty
Friday; and 7 a.m. to 11 a.m. on Sunday. The computer training; learn about services. Call Call 482-5028. SATURDAY, JAN. 5
Jackson County Floridan (USPS 271-840) 526-0139. Alcoholics Anonymous Open Meeting 8-9 Alcoholics Anonymous Open Meeting
is published Tuesday through Friday and Alcoholics Anonymous Closed discussion p.m. ithe AA room of First UnitedMethodist 4:30-5:30 p.m in the AA room of First United
Sunday mornings. Periodical postage paid 8-9 p.m., First United Methodist Church, 2901Cale- huh, oni t in Mri Methodist Church, 2901 Caledonia St. in Marianna.
dChurch, 2901 Caledonia St. in Marianna. Methodist Church, 2901 Caledonia St. in Marianna.
donia St., Marianna, in the AA room.Attendance
Sat Marianna FL. limited to persons with a desire to stop drinking; WEDNESDAY JAN. 2 SNDAY JAN.6
papers will not be signed. "
Chipola College new student testing Test- Alcoholics Anonymous Closed Discussion
SUBSCRIPTION RATES FRIDAY, DEC. 28 ing begins for spring term. Call 718-2211 or visit 6:30 p.m. at 4349 W. Lafayette St. in Marianna
Home delivery: $1123 per month $3283 www.chipola.ed. (in one-story buildingbehind 4351W. Lafayette St.).
Home delivery: $11.23 per month; $32.83 Celebrate Recovery -7 pm.at EvangelWor- Attendance limited to persons with a desire to stop
for three months; $62.05 for six months;, ship Center; 2645 Pebble Hill Road in Marianna. Holiday Pick-up Schedule The Town-of drinking.
and $123.45 for.one year. All prices include Adult, teen meetings to "overcome hurts, habits and Grand Ridge will pick up residential garbage on n Alcoholics Anonymous Meeting- 8 p.m. in
applicable stateand local taxes. Mail hang-ps Dinner: 6 p.m. Child care available Call Wednesday, Dec. 26nd Wednesday, Jan. 2; and the board room ofCampbelltonGraceville Hospital
subscriptions mustbe paid in advance. Mail 209-7856,573-1131. commercial garbage on Thursday, Dec. 27 and
subscriptions must be paid in advance. Mail Thursday, Jan. 3. Normal schedules resume after 5429 College Dr)ve, Graceville.
subscriptions are: $46.12 for three months; Senior Singles Get-Together 6 p.m. at the holidays Cal 592-4621
$92.24 for six months; and $184.47 for one Gazebo Coffee Shoppe & Deli, downtown Marianna. te holidays.u l 52-42. MONDAY JAN.7
$92.24fodSingle seniors age 50 and older are encouraged D Job Club -10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Mari-
year. to get acquainted, form friendships. Games, food,, anna Goodwill Career Training Center, 4742U.S. 90 a Jackson County Quilter's Guild Meeting
prizes and a guest speaker are planned. No charge; in Marianna. Learn job seeking/retention skills. Call 5:30-7:30 p.m. at Ascension Lutheran Church,
ADVERTISING donations accepted (proceeds fund charitable 526-0139. 3975 U.S 90 W., Marianna. Business meetings are
The advertiser agrees that the publisher endeavors of Marianna's Gathering Place Founda- a Alcoholics Anonymous Open Meeting fourth Mondays; otherMondays are for
shall not be liable for damages arising tion). Call 526-4561. Noon to p.m. in the AA room of First United project, lessons, help. All quiters welcome Call
out of errors arid advertisements beyond Alcoholics Anonymous Open Meeting 8-9 Methodist Church, 2901 Caledonia St. in Marianna.
theamount paid for the space actually p.m. in theAA room of First United Methodist Alcoholics Anonymous Open Meeting 8-9
pe bnt paio fo the aderti Church, 2901 Caledonia St. in Marianna. THURSDAY, JAN. 3 p.m. in the AA room of First United Methodist
occupied by that portion of the advertise- ) io o Church, 2901Caledonia St., Marianna.
ments in which the error occurred, whether a Chipola College returning student reglstra-
su ch h error c d t t n e, ohet SATURDAY, DEC. 29 tion for spring terms Registration for terms A
suchb s dem o othe iend Run N2 the New Year 5K/Obstacle Course and B, is8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Call718-2211 or visit www. TUESDAY, JAN.
publisher's employees or otherwise, and 8 a.m. at Sneads Baseball Field (registration at chipola.edu. Republican Club of West Florida Meeting
there shall be not liability for non-ihser- 7a.m.). Kids' run starts after the 5K. Registration: ) Orientation -12:30-3:30 pm. at the Marianna Noon at Jim's Buffet & Grill in Marianna. Call
tion of any advertisement beyond the $17 (advance) or $20 (day of) for adults; $8 for Goodwill Career Training Center, 4742 U.S. 90 in 352-4984.
amount paid for such advertisement. This kids fun run. All proceeds benefit Sneads Project Marianna. Register for free job placement and com- ) Optimist Club of Jackson County Board
newspaper will not knowingly accept or Graduation. Call 573-2431. puter training; learn about services. Call 526-0139. Meeting Noon at Chipola Community Bank in
publish illegal material of any kind. Advertis- a Alcoholics Anonymous Open Meeting Free Tools to Quit Smoking Session 5-7 Marianna.
ing which expresses preference based on 4:30-5:30 p.m. in the AA room of First United p.m. in the cafeteria boardroomn of Jackson Hospital Sewing Circle -1 p.m. at Jackson County
legally protected personal characteristics is Methodist Church, 2901 Caled6nia St. in Marianna. in Marianna. To register, call 482-6500 or email Senior Citizens, 2931 Optimist Drive in Marianna.
not acceptable. The submission deadline for this calendar is two days before publication. Submit to: Community Calendar, Jackson County Floridan, P. O. Box 520, Marianna, FL 32447,
email editorial@jcfloridan.com, fax 850-482-4478 or bring items to 4403 Constitution Lane in Marianna.
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The Jackson County Floridan will publish Police Roundup
news of general interest free of charge. MARIANNA POLICE Office and county fire/rescue persons, one escort, one verbal booked into the county jail dur-
Submit your news oi Community Calendar DEPARTMENT reported the following incidents disturbance, five fire calls, 19 ing the latest reporting periods:
events via email, fax, mail, or hand delivery. 'for Dec. 23, the medical calls, two traffic crash- B Donnie Holman, 58, 5278
Fees may apply for wedding, engagement, The Marianna Police De- ,-- latest available es, one burglar alarm, 12 traffic Brown St., Graceville, violation
anniversary and birth announcements. partment listed the following report. (Some stops, one larceny complaint, of state probation.
Forms are available at the Floridan offices, incidents for Dec. 23, the latest a of these calls one drag racing complaint, Clint Walker, 49, 818 Faith
Photographs must be of good quality and available report: One aban- ME may be related two trespass complaints, three Ave., Graceville, hold for
suitable for print. The Floridan reserves the doned vehicle, three suspi- to after-hours animal complaints, five assists Holmes Co.
right to edit all submissions. cious persons, one escort, one calls taken of other agencies, two public B Ronnie Powell, 37, 2764
structure fire, 27 traffic stops on behalf service calls and one threat/ Brightwell Ave., Marianna, child
GETTING IT RIGHT and three welfare checks. of Graceville and Cottondale harassment complaint. abuse.
The Jackson County Floridan's policy police departments): Two Jail Population: 198
is to correct mistakes promptly. To JACKSON COUNTY accidents, four abandoned JACKSON COUNTY To report a crime, call CrimeStoppers
report an error, please call 526-3614 SHERIFFS OFFICE vehies, tree reckless drivers, FACILITY 526-5000 or a local enforcement
Monday-Friday. HR F six suspicious vehicles, one sus- CORRECTIONL FACILITY agency. To rep526-5000 or a wldlife volatiw enforcement, call
The Jackson County Sheriff's picious incident, five suspicious The following persons were 1-888-404-FWCC (3922).




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JACKSON COUNTY FLORIDAN www.jcfloridan.com LOC WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 26,2012 3AI

DORCHUCKADDRESSES Jackson County School Marriage, Divorce Report
OPTIM ISTS D istrict 2013 2014 Special to the Floridan B Emily Grace Harrison
OPTIMISTS District 2013-2014 and Jeremy John Alan
The following marriages Wellman.
Instructiona1 Calendar and divorces were re- Divone
is uei onai lK corded in Jackson County Divores
during the week of Dec. ) JoelWhitehead vs. Kel-
August 2013 Non-paid Days 17-21: lyWhitehead.
) Aug. 7-Teachers' First a Jan. 6 Teacher Work n Tommy Overmyer vs.
Day Day Marriages Teresa Overmyer.
D Aug. 8-9 Inservice B Jan. 7 Students Re-
Days turn: Second Semester, "or:Ila tlo t r .
) Aug. 12-13 Inservice l Jan. 17 Report Card n.- :: orida- 1 : 16
Days Day .CS PA FATS
[ I Aug. 19 Students' Jan. 20 Martin Lu- Mon. (E) 1224 6 51-53 5-422-2328
First Day ther King Jr. Day/1 Paid Mon. (M) 1-2- 9 3-3-09
September 2013 Holiday Tue N
B Sept. 2 Labor Day February 20:14 5-2-: 6-7 t
SUBMITTEDPHOTO Holiday I Paid Holiday B Feb. 17 Presidents Tue. (M) 62 0-6
Marianna Optimist Club member Ken Stoutamire (left) October 2013 Day/Non-paid Holiday Wed. (E) 1 2/19 0-2-8 4-4-3-7 1-16-19-20r28
and club president Lowell Centers (right) pose with Jerry ) Oct. 15 End First March 2014 Wed. ) 7-1-9 7-9-2 3
Dorchuck at a recent club meeting. Dorchuck, who owns Marking Period a March 13 End Third Th 2/
and operates a campaign consulting/management firm in BOct.21-22-FallBreak/ Marking Period -Thu (E) 12/20 048 4883 7-1
Marianna,spoketothegroupabouthisbusiness'involvement Non-paid Days B March 21 Report Thurs. (M) 2-;20 2-5-3 6
in several political campaigns. His firm does everything from Oct. 25 Report Card' Card Day Fri2/21 3-2-6 42 411 25
political poling/surveying to live and automated phone calls Day B March 24-28 Frl (M) 1-9-i2 4 -97
as well as media management and direct mailing. Dorchuck, November 2013 Spring Break/Non-paid
who moved to Marianna with his family from Las Vegas B Nov. 11 Veterans Days at () 1222 9-9-5 1 1 7-8-18-2
eight years ago, told the club he has been involved in every Day/Non-paid Day May2014 M) 71-8 7
national electionin some form since 2000. Day/Nonrpaid Day May2014
national election in some form since 2000. Nov. 25-29 Thanks- May 26 Memorial Su (E) 12/23 56 8 0 121317
giving Holidays/Paid Day/Non-paid Day Sun. (M) 94-6 3723
Hayes named 'Workorce Holiday June 2014Eg d M
nam er e December 2013 B June 4 Students' Last
Prof C* n n Dec. 20 End First Day Saturday 12/22 11835"3944 P4i,
Professional Cham pion Semester June 5 -Teachers' Last Wednesdy 5-8-20-23-30
SDec.23-31 -Christmas Day
Special to the Floridan CRWDB Program Coor- Holidays/Paid Holidays S y 12 1 x
dinator Rose Adams said January 2014 Approved by Jackson County W~ldy 29 229-3738-44-45 xtra 3
Chipola Regional Work- Hayes was chosen to re- ) Jan. 1 -- Nw Year's School Board Dec.18, 2012. VisitF ly i n, c (0) (900) 737
force Development Board ceive this award for her Holiday / Paid Holiday JCFloridan.com for a linkto down- f enfraa
One Stop Career Center drive to enhance overall n Jan. 2-3 Holidays/ load a printable copy.
employee Lisa Hayes was performance, provide ad- GAS W ATCH
sional Champion for the and uphold the Board's STUDENTS OF TIH E
five counties served by top priority of connect- Gas prices are going up. Here are
the CRWDB. Hayes was ing job seekers and the least expensive places to buy
recognized at the Florida employers. tT tI i-TR gas in Jackson County, as of
Workforce Development "Hayes works tirelessly Q ,ULJL.LT Tuesday afternoon.
Association's Professional to 'assist clients seek- 1. $3.23, LOVES Travel Center,
Development Academy ing training through the Hwy. 231, Cottondale
on Dec. 14 infOrlando. Workforce Investment Act 2. $3.23, Raceway 861, Hwy. 231,
The Workforce Profes- and Trade Act programs, Cottondale
sional Champion Award and serves as a mentor 3.$3.24, Murphy Oil, Hwy.71 S.,
is a commendation pre- and role model to her Marianna
sented to frontline work- coworkers by sharing her 4. $3.25, Pilot, Hwy, 71,
force staff "demonstrating yastknowledge and expe- Marianna
traits and chara'cteristics rience," Adams said. 5. $3.25, Travel Center, Hwy. 71
worthy of emulation." The CRWDB Executive Di- S., Marianna
individuals nominated rector Richard Williams 6. $3.27, McCoy's Food Mart,
for the award have been said, "We've been blessed Jefferson, Marianna
recognized for sharing to have Lisa working with 7. $3.28, Mobil Food Mart,
their expertise and going customers at our One SUBMITTEDPHOTO Jefferson, Marianna
far beyond the tradition- Stop Career Centers for Hope School Students of the Quarter, for the second quarter, 8. $3.29, Dixie Food & Gas, Hwy.
al expectations of their, almost five years and she are (front row) Ja'Miohn Coons, Rykin Vegas, Steve Hawes, 231 S., Alford
job. One individual from truly embodies the spirit Ryan Collins, and Kayla Lipford; (back row) Jordan Clemmons, 'lfyou see a lowerpnice,
each of Florida's 24 Work- of the workforce cham- Andrew Bonifay, Devin Garrett, JJ Barkley, Jamien Wilson, Alex contac thelori ewsroom
force regions received pion award." Bowden and Jason Peeples. Not pictured: Travis Wiley and at editoria@jcoridan.com.
this honor. Drew Hicks. Ovetall Studentofithe Quarter: Kayla Lipford. at editoral@jcfloridan.com.







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.ity- it is fitting and, more than that .
necessary, that in each home, in each
group, in each institution the spirit of
Christmas may prevail under the beauti-
ful banner of love.
A great effort is not needed to achieve
this because the natural impulses of ig r
more than twenty centuries have laid out...
for mankind, at least for a great part of it,
the ideal represented by the mentioned
Christmas.
It is not necessary that families and
individuals incur in exorbitant expenses
for there to be rejoicing in these days.
This is a joy that comes from the inner-
most feelings of anyone who knows what
the birth of Christ in that cold Bethlehem
night represents. Fundamentally, this isa Florida atChristmas e in
Fnam at Christmas an unlikely state of mind
ery home and in gatherings of very close
friends that, in fact, come to constitute BY DICK CREPEAU glow to neighborhoods well meaning that only certain better known than the three
part of the family. lorida Voices, after sunset? How can you "special" people could dis- kings?
This is a great holiday that every year- possibly geffexcited about a cern. Clearly I wasn't one of The single mostamazing
is awaited with hopeful anticipation, have ried. I really have. Santa sleigh of lights, pulled them, piece of schlock I've seen
and devotion. Hopeful anticipationin w But to no avail. by blinking reindeer, pierc- Just the other day I had an over the years is a neon sign
the spiritual aspect, and devotion for I ust can't a'djust to ing the night through the fog encounter with a new varia- spelling out "Happy Birth-
everything that the day represents from a Christmas in Florida. It's not born of 00 percent humid- tion on Christmas decora- day Jesus," in the distinctive
Christian point of view. Unfortuniately, a the religious holiday but the ity? Not exactly a veritable tions. I saw several cars neon script used to spell
recent tragedy that has shaken the world secular.one featuring Santa, winter wonderland. adorned with antlers. Not out "Miller High Life" in the
not only the United States, has caused his reindeer, fake snowmen, Then there are bushes those that come as trophies windows of neighborhood
deep suffering because of the killing of gingerbread men, Charlie covered with witte lights of the hunt, but synthetic taverns. Such tackiness has
twenty very young children in whose Brown and his friends and blinking on and off in a kid ones sticking up from the no peer.
homes Christmas is now a day of great any number of inflatable or of studied random pattern, roofs Perhaps it's tie to end
sorrow because of such a horrible crime. Styrofoam characters popu- which, ifyou watch long One car even had a red ball the worst offenders off to
And we must pray to God that events lating front yards. They:seem enough, can leave younause- attached to the middle front Maine or Minnesota for a'
such as these do not happen again,. to have taken over Central ated. Smal hedges are coy- grill like is was Rudolph the two-week stit of deprogram-
not because we are close to Christnias, Florida like some sort of alien ered with red or green lights. Rednosed Range Rover. ming amidst the delights of i
but because they should not happen occupying force. Even worse are mlti-colored Yeah, that really put me inthe a December blizzard. They
ever. Then of course there are the arrangements that appear to Christmas spirit. bviously need help, having
Every home must be, in its fundamen- lights have betn created by mon- This was not a transcendent failed to make the adjust-
tal aspects, a school where children are The lights! The lights! keys throwing light bulbs at moment taking me backto ment to Christmas in Florida
formed and where parents and grandpar- They're scattered everywhere hedges, offering no recogniz- my childhood, but a torrent asthey continue to insistthat
ents give those children a constructive across the fronts of houses, able pattern, only scattered of tackiness reminding me artificial Christmas trees,
example and teach them, in many ways, adorning bushes, swirling bulbsin riotous formis. just how far gone some Flo- blinking lights, and Styro-
how to behave in society in a way co- around palm tree trunks and One is reminded of those ridians are as they struggle in foai Snowmen areessential
patible with peace and with everyig flashing from the fronds. strange modern art events" vain to convince themselves to the season.
that Christmas stands fo. What is it about Floridians of the '60s at which eople tat it reallyis Christmas, I do like Christims buit
May the Christmas spirit not disapsar and Christmas.lights? Dot threw various coalrs of aint even if Santa is wearing a .just notin these cdriditidns:
the Christian world. some sort of strange need to resulted in something that wave. s. sweat bullets than sort out
This editorial as published in the Diario Las Americas in bury themselves in lights? wasn't quite art. Suchan image has ben who has been naughty or
Miami on Monday, Dec. 23. Are they overcompensating Ontop of a subdivision im ior talized with a.new nice.
for the lack of snow and cold all I saw a strange blue line holiday recording carrying Merry Christmas, everyone
Th iweather so familiar in their the other night. It resembled the off-puting title, "Christ- Aren't youiglad it o nly
childhood? a series of dots running for mas in the Sand." Somehow comes once a year?
Contapctt a How else to explain the about 50 yards along the side I don't think it will becme a UF Forum columnist Dick repeau is
re re tat S ascading avalanche of of the road. I had never seen classic, but then who other a history professor at the Uniersity of
Sgreen, red and white light it before, and so I assume it than Gene Autry thought Central Florida and can be reached at
t s rin b i-e hat gives a strange triight a ehad some mysticalfChristmas Rudolph" would become Richard.Crepeau@ucf.edu.
Florida Legislature ordoti

Rep. Marti Coley, R-District 7 Letters tao thle Editorl
B ildihgA, Room 86Chip e A P Ch apter should not ohae been dissove
3094 Indian Circle
Marianna, FL 32446-1701
The article posted on the front page of article that "60,000 members ofAARP start some association, fine; but to do
Rep. Brad Drake, R-District 5 your newspaper n Dec. 13, 2012, titled have resigned nationwide." Where did so inside the Chapter's final meeting,
4Brad.Drake@myfloridahbuse.gov "Local AARP chapter dissolving over he get this information? From the AARP after reciting the Pledge ofAllegiance
NWFL State-Chautauqua Campus #205 politics" prompted me to write these headquarters? He did not explain. to the Flag and eating the final Chapter
908 U.S. Highway 90 West lines to bring your readers adifferent The decision to dissolve the local luncheon is something that any loyal
DeFuniak Springs, FL 32433-1436 point of view than the one expressed in Chapter not only seems rash, but odd in member should abhor.
it. character. Finally, if one does not like any organi-
Sen. Bill Montford. D-District 6 It seems that Mr. McNeil, the actual For instance, Mr. McNeil indicates in zation one is in, one should leave it, not
208 Senate Office Building vice president of the Marianna AARP the article that the idea began sometime destroy it.
404 South Monroe St. Chapter, has strong beliefs not based in July 2012, but only was presented to The Marianna Chapter ofAARP doest
Tallahassee, FL 32399-110 on ficts.regarding the conduction of the vote of the membership on the No- not set the policy (political or not) of the
monfford.bill.web@ flsenate.gov the National American Association vember 2012 meeting held on the 19th National
of Retired People, and he used those of that month, just less than two weeks American Association of Retired
beliefs to incite a dissolution of the local after the electionPthat gave President People, the latter does'. If anyone, thinks
chapter of that Association, rashly and Obama a second term. Perhaps it was' that the policies of the National AARP
unbecoming of his position within the only coincidence, but it makes people are not correct, he or she should resign
I TNY chapter. s think what might have happened if the the membership to that organization,
SM-'r. McNeil believes, for instance, that result.of the election had been different not just to a small chapter of it, especial-
I A TIo AARP engaged in partisan politics in Why did he not resign iii July insteadof ly when this one, as we said, does not
spite of the denials of this organization, doing it months later? set policy forthe national group.
because he has been convinced other- But the oddities do not end here: as he But this is not enough: that person
St TE T wise, in a subjective manner perhaps, states in the same article ofyour news- should also resign to the benefits he or
since there is no hint of that in the in- paper; the membership of he chapter is she receives from the national group
GINEP formation sent byAARP to his members around a hundred people, but of them like Medicare Supplement Insurance,
?H ] (AARP lawyers have read the law on only around Long Term Care, Life
Medicare Reform and concluded that 30 appeared for the meeting of Insurance,'etc:,but this is not what
it will be beneficial to.AARP members Nov. 19, and of those, 19 voted for the Mr. McNeil plans to do.
most possibly, neither Mr. McNeil nor dissolution, tliree voted against and He clearly wants to hurt the figure of
his followers have ever read that law at eight didnot vote at all. So AARP in Jackson County, Fla., perhaps
all.). Besides, AARP lawyers are clever the resolution to dissolve the Mari- because
enough not to endorse any candidate, anna Chapter of AARP was decided by President Obama won,but not resign
Mr. McNeil "felt" the flyers endorsed 19 percent of the membership, which any of the benefits that he may derive
President Obama, but he would have possibly was already in favor before the from the Association.
"felt" the same ifMr. Romney had been meeting anyway. It seems that the cor-
the case. Unfortunately nobody will ever rect procedure for the Chapter Board of HECTOR R. DESTEFANIS
know if this is true or an effort to look Directors of whiqh Mr. McNeil is the vice Marianna
evenhanded in the matter. president, should have been to send a
SHe also "feels" that the national head- mail ballot to all the membership, to be o .
quarters of AARP did endorse President opened after passing a certain time, andi Lette to the Editor
Obama "to advance its own insurance see then the results of the whole mem-
business." No facts here either. bership (pro, against and blank). Submit letters by either maipigto it
"I pay close attention" --he said -"to But if all this might suggest that some O. Bo 520, Maranna F 2447 o. f
E those newsletters (AARP's) and we know idea was moved through the member- faxing~;o850-482-4478
that what the bottom line is, it says it's ship too fast, the prospect of using the e. i tori ,tlagcflor id n .co The Fl idan
.nonpartisan but I've gotten flyers that last meeting of the Marianna AARPi seso sthe.rigbo t oyal
came through the mail, so I know." Is Chapter to concoct a new club with not nytteesreto
TALE, this a subjective conclusion based on very explicit purposes, appears to be adde' s and telephone n~ Th
Sthe possibility that Mr. McNeil was' below the ethical level. no ly be usedcto.ve infmeet
q 1212 pushing for the other candidate in his If, after the AARP Chapter has been wil nbebprinted. For monrt
@2012 Jeff Stahler/Dist. by Universal UClick for UFS mind? dissolved, a group meets outside the call 850-526-36 4.
Mr. McNeil states in the Floridan Chapter nmeeting place and decides to '




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State Briefs
NW Fla. officials reclaimed water or surface Knightlawfirm. NatiOnwide education
rW record water from rivers as McBride's wife, Alex
possibilities. Sink, was the Democratic
numbers of tourists The Gainesville Sun nominee for governor
standards for Florida
FORTWALTON BEACH reports that the North in 2010, losing to now-
Panhandle officials say Florida Aquifer Replenish- Gov. Rick Scott. The
record numbers of tourists ment Initiative is studying couple lived outside of
visited northwest Florida the northeastern area of Tampa. The Associated Press the '70s,"' said Andy Ford, interim commissioner
this past year. the Suwannee district and president of the Florida until Bennett arrives in
Walton County col- the northern area of the St. One dead on injured TALLAHASSEE Flori- Education Association. mid-January.
lected $16.5 million in bed Johns district and includes in l l ll da's schools are adopting The statewide teachers The new standards in
taxes from October 2011 all or part of Alachua, i c a Fa s uniform academic stan- union has been at odds math and language arts
through September 2012. Union, Bradford, Hamil- plane crash dards shared with most with Republican gover- aren't as broad as the Next
That broke the record ton, Columbia, Putnam, LEESBURG-Authori- other states, but the move nors and the GOP-con- Generation Sunshine
$13.9 million collected in Duval, Clay and Nassau ties say a man has died is not creating the kind of trolled Legislature over State Standards-they are
the previous fiscal year. counties, and a woman is injured uproar that's surrounded such issues as private replacing, but are deeper.
Okaloosa County Much of the area lies in after their small plane some other major changes school vouchers, class Students will study fewer
brought in $13.2 million a water resource caution crashed in central in public education. size limits and the use of ideas and facts, but they'll
in bed taxes, compared area, meaning supplies Florida. Common Core State student test scores to de- be expected to know
with $11.6 million the are not projected to meet Jack Fillman of Lake Standards, which are-de- termine everything from more about those they
previous year. Santa Rosa future needs. County Fire-Rescue signed to help American school grades and teach- do study. That's intended
County also improved its Studies to gather more says something had children compete with er evaluation, but the to make them think and
bed tax collections from data on the causes of gone wrong with the their peers around the FEA is supportive of the solve problems rather
$1,03 million to $1.19 depleted aquifer levels plane and the pilot was world, are getting mostly common core approach. than be "spoon-fed what
million and springs flow are ongo- trying to land in a pasture high marks from Florida's "It tells you what you they are learning," Stewart
Santa Rosa CountyTour- ing at the same time that when the aircraft crashed teachers, administrators need to teach but not how said.
ism Development Council districts are investigat- into some trees near and politicians alike. For- to teach it, so it gives me For example, Florida's
director Kate Wilkes tells ing ways to replenish the Leesburg. ty-five states, the District back the power to say'OK, current ninth-grade lan-
the Northwest Florida aquifer. Witnesses tell the Or- of Columbia and three this is.where I want my guage arts standard sim-
Daily News that money lando Sentinel that they territories are adopting kids to go,"' said Marga- ply calls for students to
from BP after the 2010 No one picks heard the plane's engine the standards, which cov- ret Goodwin, who teaches compare and contrast ele-
oil spill helped promote correct Fantasy 5 cut off before the crash er kindergarten through third-graders at Westgate ments in multiple reading
the Panhandle in markets Monday afternoon, high school. Elementary School in St. texts. A comparable com-
Swhere officials previously TALLAHASSEE No The victims' names were Supporters say the stan- Petersburg. mon core standard says
could not afford to adver- tickets matched all five not released. Fillman says dards are designed to align Melissa Stokes, a fourth students shquld be able
tise, such as Atlanta and "Fantasy 5" numbers, a-man died in the crash with college and work grade teacher atYulee Ele- to "compare and contrast
Tennessee. meaning 354 tickets with and a woman was airlifted expectations in a global mentary School in north- a fictional portrayal of
Santa Rosa County also four numbers correct are to a hospital. economy. east Florida, also is look- a time, place or charac-
is promoting its eco- worth $555 eacl. The NationalTranspor- To be sure, there is some ing forward tO the new ter and a historical event
tourism options such. as The Florida Lotter~ tation Safety Board will be angst, but it's mostly over standards. of the same period as a
zip-lining, biking and reef said Tuesday that another investigating the crash. how to meet the state's "It's better for not just means of understanding
diving. 10,612 tickets matching goal of getting them fully the- teacher, but it's even how authors of fiction use
three numbers won phased in over the next 20 more crucial for the or alter history."
Mr a turtle $18 each and 104,570 Face-chewing victim months. students," Stokes said. Common standards will
tickets won a Quick Pick continues recovery "It's the implementa- The standards will be make state-to-state test
flown from New ticket for picking two in Florida tion, it's the structure, particularly helpful in score comparisons "more
England to Florida numbers. MIAM Ahomeless it's the timing,", Pinellas military communities apples to apples" than
ORLAND The numbers drawn MiaM an whoseefacs County School Superin- such as Yulee that have a eves before, Stewart said,
co eee es Monday night were o d off tendent Mike Grego re- rapid turnover of students. but most importantly
cold-stressed sea turtles 05-14-22-23-28. was mosty chewed off cently told the State Board Stokes said children trans- they will require students
have been flown from .in a bizarre assault says of Education. "There's no ferring from out of state to learn skills, knowl-
New England to recover in orialet hedoesn't want more resistance." often haven't learned the edge and abilities they'll
balmy Florida. emoralset surgery to repair the Florida and its new ed- skills required in Florida. need after they leave high
SeaWorld officials say for Ex-Florida damage. ucation commissioner, That's just a bonus, school.
four loggerhead sea turtles governor candidate Ronald Poppo lost an Indiana's outgoing state said state Public Schools The new standards,
arrived Sundayin Orlando eye, his eyebrows, his nose schools chief Tony Ben- Chancellor Pam Stew- though, will require 'new
aboard a National Oceanic T e ril and parts of his forehead nett, have been leaders in art, who's also serving as tests.
and Atmospheric Admin- service for Bill McBride, and right cheek in the the initiative.
istration aircraft. the Florida Democrat May 26 attack alongside W e se g a a e-Chr
The turtles were origi- who defeated Janet Reno a Miami highway. Doctors sei as aea- Need Christm a Cash?
nally rescued from the for the party's gubernato- weren't able to save stick, tey'll give
waters off Massachusetts rial nomination in 2002 the sight in his remaining sool ad fteache s Sell your old gold at...
by the New England but lost to Republican eye. oping curriculum to help-
Aquarium. Record num- G. Jeb ush, will be Mutilated and blind, students learn what's
bers of hypothermic sea held later this eekn Poppo now lives at a
turtles have been rescued Tampa. long-term care facility in required than currently
Th soervicei secheduled gi
from the frigid waters off The service is scheduled southern Miami-Dade allowed bythe Sunhine
Cape Cod in the last few for 1 p.m. Friday at the County. His sister An- st rds.
eks. Palma ia Preyterian 11My first thought Ws, 'wia
weeks. Palma CeiaPresbyterian toinette Poppo tells The Gee that the I was Pa oSite
Experts say an unsea- Church. Miami Herald that he likes Gee,.ha wa
sonably warm November McBride suffered a fatal his new home. taught to teach back in 4432 afayette treet 4 5-5488 ww.smithandsmithonine.com
delayed the turtles' migra- heart attack Saturday She. also says Poppo
tion to warmer waters. while visiting with family told her that although his
The turtles got stranded in Mount Airy, N.C. He face hasnt healed yet, he
when the temperatures was 67. doesn't want more surgery
in Cape Cod Bay dropped McBride defeated Reno, because "it's going to
quickly. who was U.S. attorney hurt."
Dozens of fescued sea general under Presi- Police shot and killed
turtles have been flown dent Bill Clinton, in the Poppo's attacker. Lab
to SeaWorld and other Democratic primary to tests found only mari
wildlife rehabilitation run against Bush. Before juana in Rudy Eugene's
facilities in Florida. The entering politics, he was system.
turtles will be returned to managing partner at the
their natural habitat when prestigious Holland & From wire reports
ocean temperatures are .
warmer. oliday Special

Thousands of foster HAPPY HOLIDAYS FROM
kids visit family FOC
for holidays
TALLAHASSEE Thou-
sands of children in foster Special Selection Famous Brand Great
care ivill be going home 6-Piece Toeel Sh Sheet Sets Selection Of
for the holidays this $12.99 hu12e15 On Special Plush Blankets I o O
month.A
The Department of Chil- GREAT SELECTION OF FAMOUS NAME
dren and Families helped Comforters, Sheets, Towels, Pillows, Blankets, Th
speed up paperwork to in a true factory outlet atmosphere at C i5 and a
reunite foster kids with FACTORY OUTLET PRICES!
their families, finalized -
adoptions and lengthened ,
visits so children may
spend time their family on
that special day .S our
Child welfare officials Soh
said about 1,200 chil- Located behind our Chipley factory in the Industrial Park at
1055 Fowler Drive. Tum.off of Orange Hill Hwy on Commerce fam lies, the Cri
dren will visit relatives in Ave, turn right on Fowler Drive, Outlet on left. (850) 638-9421 ; e h Cr i U o1cl
Florida and out of state
this month. Another 1,200 Hours: Thurs-Fri 9am-5pm CT Sat 9am-3pm CT O Ui m
kids will be placed in their .ay 1.... b
permanent home. hours resu ng on January 2nd.
The agency collaborates [
with judges, guardians,
foster families and case
managers to expedite MAIN QFFICE
rigorous background
screenings, court Caa3 Eo hi: e t L 32324
orders and travel Chataho L 32324
arrangements. .
The community basedQUIN B N H
care agencies, which 6 P TPra
run foster care for the 6 P h ak
state, frequently pick up Quincy, FL .2351
the cost of the children's -
travel. MARIANNA BRANCH
Groundwater levels -4942 Highway 90
studied in nine Maa,, F3 4
Florida counties FOCUS BAINBRIDGE(GA) BRANH
GAINESVILLE -North 1400 Shotwell Stree -
Florida's two water BEN SAUNDERS, D.M.D. CREDITUNION Sute140)
management districts are PEDIATRIC DENTISTRY Bainbridge Mall....
studying waysto restore 4711 Highway 90 East Marianna, FL a -UBainbridge, A 39818 .
and maintain groundwa- 41 ig t M n F ;uafirue
ter levels with the use of (Between Burger King & Big Lots) 526-SPIT L




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B purpose, which was also in Obituaries Nation
B y his honor. The party was James & Sikes Mock, Garry Chason, Karen John of Tallahassee, Flori- Briefs
From Page A the first fundraiser for the Funeral Home Dean, Lisa Sanford, Victor da; and one grandson, John
Love Owen Foundation. Maddox Chapel Mock and Kimberly Miles; Tyler Pearce and wife Ash-
He was going to bless us After Owen's death, the 4278 Lafayette Street and seventeen great-nieces ley of Pensacola, Florida;
with another child; His Wards set it up to financial- Marianna,FL 32446 and nephews. two sister-in-laws, Ruth
timing is perfect. He knows ly assist families like them- 850-482-2332 Family will receive Barber and Fannie Maphis
what's going on. We had selves who struggle with 850-526-4143 fax friends Wednesday, De- both of Grand Ridge, Flori-
Owen for a precious time, day to day expenses and cember 26, 2012 from 5 to 7 da; also five generations of
but God knew when to take other costs while their chil- Thomas llen .. ames & Sikes Mad- Niece and Nephews and
him home; he was taken dren are receiving medical omas. dox Chapel. many.friends.
whim hisom; h w tn d ren are reen meaowning Funeral services will be Visitation with the family Newtown celebrates
when his condition was treatment. Browia yg on Thursday, December will take place on Wednes- Christmas and
beginning to deteriorate so The Wards say they could 27, 2012, 10:00 a.m., at the day, December 26, 2012, at ris s n
much, before his suffering not have made it without Thomas Allen Browning, James & Sikes Funeral Lanier-Andler Funeral remembers victims
was too great to bear." the support of the friends, 72, of Marianna, died Fri- Home Maddox Chapel with home from 6:00-8:00 P.M. NEWTOWN, Conn.
The Wards had one family and strangers who day, December 21, 2012 at Gary Cook officiating. In- EST, Funeral Services will -Volunteers are
Christmas with their son, reached out to help them. the VA Hospital in Lake terment will follow at be. held Thursday, Decem- keowatch
but that day was interrupt- Because of this commu- City, Florida. Pinecrest Memorial Gar- ber 27, 2012 at 11:00 A.M. keepingwat over
ed by Owen's last trip to nity of givers, and because Tom was born in Venus, dens with full military hon- EST, at Lanier-Andler Fu- a candlelight vigil
the hospitalbefore hospice Ward's employer at the Florida to Thomas Butler ors provided by the Sneads neral Home in Sneads, scheduled to last all
the hospitalbeforehospice Wards employer at the Browning and Carmen American Legion Post 241, Florida with Pastor John W. Christmas Day in the
care was engaged. They time held his job for him, Parker Browning (both de- James & Sikes Funeral Pearce officiating. Com- Connecticut town
have ornaments with his the Wards were able to ceased). Home Maddox Chapel di- mittal and Interment Serv- where 20 children and
picture, and those will be keep constant vigil by their The family moved to Ma- recting. 'ices will follow at Shady six educators were
on the tree for his sibling's child's bedside. Owens rianna in 1949, and Tom Expressions of sympathy Grove Cemetery in Grand gunned down at an
first Christmas. party raised about $2,000, later graduated from Ma- may be made online at Ridge, Florida. elementary school
Ward said they're going which helped multiple rianna High School. Upon www.amesandsikesfuneralhomes.com Lanier-Andler Funeral Twenty-six andles,
to tell that child all about families, Waid said. graduation, Tom served in From Lanier-Andler Home of Sneads, Florida is Twenty-six candvti
big brother when the time "It's a blessing to us to the Navy for six years Funeral Home in charge of arrangements. nwere lt at midnight
comes, do it, because so marly vwhere he was a sonar man Sneads, Florida, w ere lit at midnight
We've shared Owes people d so mucht aboard the destroyer, "USS 850-593-9900 Monday near a huge
"We've shared Owen's people didso muchtohelp Hamner." After leaving the sidewalk memorial
story with everybody else, us," Ward said. "I was out Navy, Tom worked in Las Dove Funeral Home filled.with teddy bears,
and his pictures are on the of work the whole time, Vegas and .Reno, Nevada Pansy 407-89- flowers, candles, post-
wall. We won't ever forget and people made that until 1978, when he re- dw n47-87-02 erss and other tributes
him and of course we want possible." turned home to Marianna. GoodWin to the dead.
his little brother or sister They didn't have a Foun- In Marianna, Tom worked Dennis Margaret Volunteers are tak-
to know about him, too. dation fundraiser in this at the Department of Cor-thrh hift
When our child gets old most difficult year, but rections, from which he re- Minton ing three-hour shifts
enough to be aware and they plan to have one in- tired. Mrs.PansyGoodwinDen- Tuesday to ensure they
understand, I'm sure Jerica 2013. Maybe Owen~ little Tom is also predecdased nis,:age 90, a native of Jack- Margaret Minton, Orlan- remain burning.
and I will sit down and ex- brother or sister will have by brother-in-law, Eugene son County, Florida and a do, formerly from Grand Police dfficers from
pland wh t happened. How arried or sster wl he b Chason. resident of neads went to Ridge, age 87, died on De- other communities are
plain whathappened.How arrived on the scene by He is survived by two sis- be with Our Lord and Sav- cember 22, 2012. filling in for Newtown
could I not? I feel it's part then and will be present to .ters, Dorothy Chason and ior on December 22, 2012. Memorial service will be police so they can have
of my responsibility as a help their parents extend Ora Mock (and husband She is of the Protestant held at 2:00.p.m. Wednes- the holiday off.
father to share that." his legacy. Charles), all of Marianna; Faith. Mrs. Dennis is sur- day, December 26, at Mar- And well-wishers
Owen's story is well Either way, the Wards feel seven nieces and nephews, vived by her daughter, vin Chapel Freewill Baptist from around the coun-
known in the community; the party will be a way to .Debby Green, Gregory Phyllis Pearce arid husband Church in Marianna. try continue visiting
his parents opened them- celebrate Owens life and c. the town to pay their
selves up to the blogging the life of the child on the respects.
community, sharing news way. rAeVsx 1 A COC T AT t
about his gains and set- "When we found out we VIA O Storm torad
backs throughout his life were going to have another Storm, tornado
and asking for everyone's child, at first we weren't T1 threats around US
prayers. They shared news going to tell anybody right UG R AN D R ID G E NEW ORLEANS
about- the four-month away, and then we decided Nasty weather is
birthday party they had that we'd tell everybody," already complicating
at home, knowing that he Ward said. "We figure travel in parts of the
might not be able to stay that the more people who U.S., with forecasts of
with them to see -his first know, the* more people snow and thunder-
actual birthday. who will be praying for the storms threatening a
And when that first baby." sloppy Christmas Day
birthday did roll around, Jerica will have her from Texas to Florida.
Ssix months after his death, first prenatal doctor's In Oklahoma, au-
they threw a party and in- visit on Jan. 3. She's more thorities were already
vited the whole commu- than ready to meet that warning would-be
nity. And it had a larger appointment. travelers to stay home
Tuesday as freezing
rain and sleet caused
circumstances can ac- a21-vehicle pileup on
u es count for youro blues, Interstate 40 in Okla-
From Page 1A remember this: A certain homa City.
amount of letdown is to Highway Patrol
If the family gatherings be expected. Christmas TrooperBetsy Ran-
you had were less than per- was likely a mix of excite- dolph says several
fect, maybe even filled with ment, weariness, joy and people were taken
unpleasant drama, try to schedule 'upheavals. All tohospitals, but she.
remember that things are that takes its toll, and on. didn't haire details
rarely perfect, anyway. Ex- the other hand it may have on their injuries or
amine your expectations; also spoiled you in its way conditions.
were they truly realistic, foir the coming return to Along the Gulf Coast,
or heightened beyond the normal. residents braced for
pale by the lovely, hope- Take a breath. Before the possibility of.
ful spirit that prevails in you get back to the regular tornadoes and power-
the season? Realizing that work-a-day world,' engage ful thunderstorms.
you might have been ex- in some quiet, peaceful Quarter-sized hail was
pecting the impossible will indulgence. Take a hot-as- reported in western
help put things i' better you-can-stand-it bubble Louisiana, and the
perspective. And, know- bath. Curl. up for a long weather service said
ing that whatever hap- read. Dig out that old favor- a tornado watch was
peried probably appened ite CD you haven't listened MARKSKINNER/FLORIDAN in effect over parts of
in countless other house- to foryears. Turn offthe TV anya Henry snaps a picture of herself with Z, also known as Louisiana until the
holds around, the globe And maybe send the kids afternoon.%
might ease the pain a bit. to their grandparents for Nitk Knudsen, the Zaxby's mascot at the Grand Ridge School ernoon.
If none of these an overnight. ChristmasClassic. Fromwire reports


Charles Durning, 27,2008
photo,
king of character hif
,1 holds his life

ctOr S ieS m.Iaward at the
14th Annual
Screen
The Associated Press tookhis place. He would re- Actors Guild
call years later that he was Awards in
LOSANGELES-Charles hooked as soon as heard Los Angeles.
Durning grew up in pov- the audience laughing.
erty, lost five of his nine He told The Associated
siblings to disease, barely Press in 2008 that he had
lived through D-Day and no plans to stop working. THEASSOCIATEDPRESSFILEPHOTOS
was taken prisoner at the "They're going to carry me In this March 3,1984 photo (from left) actors Charles Durning, Eliott
Battle of the Bulge. out, if I go," he said. Gould and Screen Actors Guild President Ed Asner take a break before
His hard life and wartime Durning's longtime agent the filming of the 50th Anniversary Special celebrating the guild in
trauma provided the basis and friend, Judith Moss, Santa Monica, Calif.
for a prolific 50-year career told The Associated Press Best Little Whorehouse in Whorehouse," Dumrning re- 'Fitzgerald in the TV film through the 1960s until his
as a consummate Oscar- that he died of natural Texas." ceivedanotherOscarnom- "The Kennedys of Mas- breakout role as a small
nominated character actor, causes in his home in the Many critics marveled ination, for his portrayal of sachusetts" and a Tony in town mayor inthePulitzer-
playing everyone from a borough ofManhattan. that such a heavyset man a bumbling Nazi officer in 1990 as Big Daddy in the and Tony Award-winning
Nazi colonelto the pope to Although he portraydd could be so nimble in Mel Brooks' "To Be or Not Broadway revival of "Cat play "That Championship
Dustin Hoffman's would- everyone from blustery the film's show-stopping to Be." He Wvas also nomi- on a Hot Tin Roof." Season" in 1972.
be suitor in "Tootsie." public officials to comic song-and-dance number, nated for a Golden Globe Dumrning had begun his He quickly made an im-
Durning, who diedMon- foils to put-upon every- not realizing Durning had as the harried police lieu- career on stage, getting his pression on movie audi-
day at age 89 in New York, men, Durning may be best been a dance instructor tenant in 1975's "Dog Day first big break when theat- ences the following year as
got his start as an usher at remembered by movie early in his career. Indeed, Afternoon." rical producer Joseph Papp the -crooked cop stalking
a burlesque theater in Buf- audiences for his Oscar- he had met his first wife, He won a Golden Globe hired him for the NewYork con men Paul Newman
falo, N.Y. When one of the nominated, over-the-top Carol, when both worked as best supporting TV ac- Shakespeare Festival. and Robert Redford in the
comedians showed up too role as a comically corrupt at a dance studio. tor in 1991 for his por- He went on to workregu- Oscar-winning comedy
drunk to go on, Durning governor in 1982's "The The year after "Best Little trayalof John "HoneyFitz" larly, iffairlyanonymously, "The Sting."

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'Odd Couple' star Jack


Klugman dies in LA at 90

The Associated Press
LOS ANGELES For In this
many, Jack Klugman will June 15,
always be the messy one. 2008
His portrayal of sloppy photo,
sportswriter Oscar, Madi- Jack
son on TV's "The Odd Cou- Klugman
pie" left viewers laughing speaks at
but it also gave Klugman the 62nd
the leverage to create a Annual
more serious character, the Tony
gruff medical examiner in Awards in
"Quincy M.E." His every- New York.
man ethos and comic tim- THEASSOCIATED PRESS
ing endeared him to audi- Pope Benedict XVI delivers his "Urbi et Orbi" (to the City and to the World) speech from the
ences and led to a prolific, central loggia of St. Peter's Basilica, at the Vatican on Tuesday.
six-decade acting career
that spanned stage, screen
of tis dioe Mn d at 1esDiV
lugman t edMondayat THE ASSOCIATED PRESS FILE Pope Christm as Im e
age 90 in suburban North- Unger on "Odd Couple," sites late Monday.
ridge with his wife at his the show created a friend- "RIP Jack Klugman. Youtl 11
side. His sons called on ship between the men that made my whole family c es eas
his fans to embrace their endured after the series laugh together," actor-di-
father's tenacious and ended. rector Jon Favreau wrote
positive spirit. When Randall died in on Twitter. The Associated Press authorities to revoke the below backing St. Peter's
"He had a great life and 2004 at age 84, Klugman "He was a wonderful title of a Shanghai bishop, Square erupted in cheers.
he enjoyed every moment told CNN: "A world with- man and supremely tal- VATICAN CITY In his appointed in a rare show Less than 12 hours earli-
ofit, and he would encour- out Tony Randall is a world ented actor," wrote ac- Christmas message to the of consensus between the er, Benedict haded a two-
age others to do the same," that I cannot recognize." tor Max Greenfield, who world Tuesday, PopeBene- Holy See and China. hour ong Christmas Eve
son Adam Klugman said. The "Odd Couple," which worked with Klugman sev- dict XVI called for an end As the 85-year-old pon- ceremony in the basilica.
The cause of Klugman's ran from 1970 to 1975, was eral years ago. "He will'be to the slaughter in Syria tiff, bundled up in an er- He sounded hoarse and
death was not immediate- based on Neil Simon's play missed." and for more meaning mine-trimmed red cape, looked weary as he read
ly known. Adam Klugman about mismatched room- In "Quincy, M.E.," which ful negotiations between gingerly stepped foot on his Christmas message
said his father had been mates divorced New ran from 1976 to 1983, Israelis and Palestinians, the balcony, the pilgrims, and then holiday greet-
slowing down In recent Yorkers who end up liv- Klugman played an ideal- while encouraging. more tourists and Romans ings in 65 languages.
years, but wasn't battling ing together. The comedy istic, tough-minded medi- religious freedom under
cancer, which robbed him came from their opposite cal examiner who tussled China's newleaders. lOMERFORD VAULT
of his voice in the 1980s. personalities Klugman with his boss by uicover- Delivering the" tradi- COME VA
Klugman taught himself playing a writer whose ing evidence of murder tional speech from the MEMORIAL SERVICE
to speak again, and kept sloppiness consistently ir- in cases where others saw central balcony of St.
working. ritated the Randall's fussy natural causes. Peter's Basilica, Benedict Let us hell you
He remained popular for photographer character. "We had some Wonderful also encouraged Arab with a memorial
decades simply by playing The pairing was so good, writers," he said in a 1987 spring nations, especially of BEAUTY and
Sthe type of man you could the show didn't need Associated Press interview. Egypt, to build just and DURABILITY
imagine running into at a cohstant help from the "Quincy was a muckraker, respectful societies.
bar or riding on a subway writers. like Upton Sinclair,. Wrho: 'The pope prayed that
with gruff, but down-to- "There's nobody better to wrote about injustices. He China's new leadership All Work & Material Guaranteed
earth, his tie stained and a improvise with than Tony," was my ideal as a young- may "eoteem the contri-
little loose, a racing form Klugman said. "A script ster, my author, my hero. bution of the. religions, Burial Vaults, Mausoleums,
under his arm, a cigar in might say, 'Oscar teaches "Everybody said, inrespect for each other" Ma
hand during the days when Felix football.' There would 'Quin'll never be a hit.' to help build a "fraternal Bences, Markers
smoking was permitted. be four blank pages. He said, 'You guys are wrong. society for the benefit of and All Cemetery Supplies
Off-screen, Klugman would provoke me into re- He's two heroes in one, a that noble people."
owned racehorses and acting to what he did. Mine cop and a doctbr.' A coro- It was a clear reference
enjoyed gambling, al- was the easypart." ner has power. He can ell to the Chinese govern-
though acting remained Fans and fellow actors the policecommissioner to ment's harsh treatment
his passion. agreed it worked,- posting investigate a murder. I saw of Catholics loyal to the Pete Comerd Ower & Operator
Despite his on-screen clips of their favorite Klug- the opportunity to do what pontiff, instead of, the C:
wars with Tony Randall's man roles on Twitter and I'd gotten into the theater state-sanctioned church. 5936828 1-800-3696828
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The Associated Press
BEIRUT Syrian rebels
fully captured a northern

of heavy fighting and at- proud to we
tacked a regime air base
in a neighboring province, Vanessa King-Johnson, M.D.
activists said.
The air baseis in Aleppo Gy cology Surgeon
province, where opposi-
tion fighters have already
captured three other large
military bases in recent THEASSOCIATED PRESS
months. Rebels have'also Kader Arif, French Minister for Veteran affairs (middle) meets
laid siege to the intema- with Syrian refugee families in the French military mobile
tional airport in the city of hospital at Zaatari Syrian refugee camp near the Syrian
Aleppo, Syria's commer- border in Mafraq, Jordan, oriTuesday.
cial capital, and launched, military bases for weeks capital Damascus, Assad's
an offensive on the police until they either take seat of power, where the
academy near thecity over or negotiate with lo- southern neighborhoods
With steady rebel gains cal army commanders to are witnessing almost dai-
across the north, President surrender. He added that ly clashes between troops
Bashar Assad's regime is some regime forces are be- and rebels.
having increasing diffi- ing diverted to the capital
culty sending supplies by to fight there.l
land to Aleppo province, "The regime cannot pro- Ih 0ily
especially after rebels cut tect its bases and also can- cure for
a major thoroughfare from not send forces to support
Damascus. It is just anoth- troops under siege," he Dr. King-Johnson completed her Bachelor's degree from
er sign that the opposition said. Oakwood University, her medical degree from the University of
is consolidating its grip Over the weeks, reb-Iy0 Miami/Miller College of Medicine, and completed her obstetrics
territory in northern Syria. Assad have also been able and gynecology residency at the Albert Einstein Medical Center
near the Turkish border. to take the battles into the in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and is Board Certified in Obstetrics
In his traditional Christ- and Gynecology. Dr. King-Johnson is on faculty at the Florida State
mas address, Pope Bene- University teaching medical students.
slaughter of the "defense- Dr. King-Johnson is specialized in Gynecology and will be
less" in Syria, where anti- practicing Gynecology Surgery at Northwest Florida Community.
regime activists estimate Hospital. She will have office hours in the Northwest Florida Family
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College Football




Optimistic offseason for O'Brien, Penn State

The Associated Press "Is there a disadvan-
tage to not having bowl
STATE COLLEGE, Pa. practice? Certainly,"
Star linebacker Michael .O'Brien said. "But there's
Mauti's college football ca- also the advantage of not
reer had just come to an having them."
end in November when he In that respect, O'Brien
,spotted the next genera- said, that means concen-
tion of Penn State football trating on academics to
players. finish the semester. One-
So, he decided to do what on-one meetings i with
Mauti had done time and players focus on grades
again during his Nittany and requirements for ma-
Lions career: He helped jors these, days, as well as
others, and imparted some "how can they improve in
inspirational words along football and in their role
the way. on the team," he said.
Adam Breneman, one Unofficially, players can
of the top tight end pros- get together on.their own
pects in the country, is one for workouts. .That will be
of them; and he listened especially important in the
intently. Mauti indeed passing game, for instance,
passed the torch of lead- ewith a bevy of returning
ership to Breneman and receivers. Record-sefting
some other high school wideout Alln Robinson,
seniors on recruiting for example, as to get ac-
trips to Happy Valley that climated to a new starting
day, setting the tone for a quarterback.
critical offseason at Penn For McGloin, this is a
State. bittersweet time. Surely,
Indeed, there is no bowl he will miss being on the
tame to rally around this field, but he can also walk
season. No sunny desti- THE ASSOCIATED PRESS FILE away knowing he did all he
nation dancing around in Penn State head coach Bill O'Brien (center) celebrates with his team after their 24-21 overtime win over Wisconsin in a game could in his final season.
the Nittany Lions' heads. in State College, Pa., on Nov.24. For now, he's busy handing
-No fun-filled reward for all instance, over Wisconsin in the frenzied weeks af- waiting until early Febru- from blue-chip quarter- the leadership responsibil-
of their hard work in this in the finale sent the pro- ter the NCAA announced ary to declare their college back prospect Christian ities on offense to Bench
season of recovery at Penn gram intothe offseason on the punishment. choices. January enroll- Hackenberg of Virginia, the only scholarship
State. a high note. Breneman, a highly tout- ees count against 2012, though he is not expected quarterback on the team.
But there is hope. There And O'Brien will need ed senior from Cedar Cliff when there are no schol- to join the team until this "I've told Steven, it's not
is optimism. And there is that in his first full offsea- High in Camp Hill, Pa., has arship limits. That means summer. my team any more. You
Year 2 of the Coach Bill son to secure a recruiting a chance to be in that lead- the 2013 team could have "You never know until have to take over, youhave
O'Brien'era to sculpt. class an~id scholarship ership mix someday. He more 15 new scholarship guys sign on the dotted to manage stuff," McGloin
No better time than the cuts. The sanctions -lev- has been part of a contin- players while still meet- line," O'Brien said last said this month. "He knows
present. ied in July for the Jerry gent of recruits who have ing the NCAA sanction week about recruiting. that.I'llbearoundhelping
Under O'Brien, Penn Sandusky child molesta- been vocal about, keep- guidelines. "But we feel good where him out, getting ready to
State finished an 'over- tion scandal limit Penn ing their commitments So far, recruiting has we're at." take'over."
achieving 8-4 with a sec- State's recruiting classes to despite the penalties. been good, especially As for the current Nittany Mauti is moving on, too,
ond-place finish in the no more than 15 a year for Breneman, coming off a given the unprecedented Lions, NCAA rules prevent after a left knee inijury side-
SBig Ten Leaders Division. the next four years, start- right knee injury that side- circumstances of the past coaches from oversee-' lined him for the season
The Nittany Lions went ing with the 2013 class to- lined him for his senior year. Joining Breneman ing offseason workouts, finale against the Badgers.
6-2 in conference, and be signed in early Febru- season, plans to enroll at in January will be junior thoughcoaches candeter- His father, Rich him-
likely would have been a ary. Most teams can Sign Penn State in January af- college transfer Tyler Fer- mine what areas need to self a former Nittany Lion-
lock for a New Year's Day 25. There- is also a four- terfinishing his prep work guson,- a quarterback be.improved in the ramp has declined to offer
bowl game. As it is, Perni year postseason ban to a semester early. That will who figures to compete up to March and spring more detail on -his son's
State is not in a bowl for digest. enable him to participate with Steven Bench now practice. O'Brien said his injury. But he did say that
the first time in eight O'Brien will also need in spring practice. that record-setting starter coaching staff is looking the younger Mauti was go-
seasons. to find new leaders. Mauti There's an extra benefit Matt McGloin is out of at improving flexibility ing to get back into shape
-But there is 'much to was one of a group 6ofse- for Penn State if players eligibility. anhdspeed, while reducing and will prepare for the
build on. An emotional niors who helped keep officially join the program Penn State also has body fat and creating more NFL draft closer to home
24-21 overtime win, for most of the team together --in January, instead of a verbal commitment muscle mass. in New Orleans.

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NBA



Heat win Finals rematch over Thunder
The Associated Press a try in the final moments.
While the stars were stars,
MIAMI LeBron James the Heat got help from
finished with 29 points, b one unexpected source.
nine assists and eight re- Chalmers was making ev-
bounds, Dwyane Wade erything, even unintended
scored 21, and the Miami plays.
Heat survived a frantic fin- Allen lost possession on
ish to beat the Oklahoma what looked to be a pass
City Thunder 103-97 in an a to no one, but Chalm-
NBA Finals rematch on ers picked up the bounc-
Tuesday. ing ball on the right wing,
Mario Chalmers scored whirled and made a 3-
a season-high 20 for the pointer -'putting Miami
Heat, who matched the up 86-79 with 8:14 left.
franchise's best 25-game In the end, that cushion
start at 19-6. Chris Bosh was necessary.
added 16 for Miami, which The Heat came out fly-
has beaten the Thunder ing, opening a quick 13-
five straight times going 2 lead after making six
back to last June's title of their first seven shots.
series. About all that didn't go
Kevin Durant scored right for the Heat early on
33 points and Russell was James committing a
Westbrook added 21 for foul, the first time he was
Oklahoma City, but both called for a personal since
Thunder stars missed po- Dec. 8.
tentially game-tying 3- It happened 4:03 into
point attempts in the final the game 254 min-
seconds. Serge Ibaka and utes and 7 seconds of
Kevin Martin each added THEASSOCIATEDPRESS on-court time since his,
15 for the Thunder, who Oklahoma City Thunder's Thabo Sefolosha (left) and Kendrick Perkins (right) defend against Miami Heat player Chris Bosh last one -- when James
have dropped two straight (center)during the game Tuesday in Miami. fouled Ibaka on a dunk
for .the first time this a one-handed dunk by finalminutes. 96-95 with 44.1 seconds Oklahoma City got with- attempt.
season. James on an offensive re- Such was the intensity remaining. in one when Durant made Chalmers had 12 points,
The Heat went 19 for bound that will be added that James slumped over Needing a stop on the a jumper over James, but matching his season high,
19 from the foul line, the to his copious highlight the scorer's table with 1:08 next trip, the Thunder for- no closer. Ray Allen's two in the opening quarter
second-best effort in fran- reel, a scrum after a hard left, exhausted. got to play defense instead. free throws with 15.6 sec- alone, and that was also
chise history. Theywere 30 foul that- led to double- Oh, and there was a wild Kendrick Perkins and Iba- onds left made it 10-97, Miami's lead after his la-
for 30 at Boston on March technicals on Wade and finish, as well. ka both were confused on and Miami's last three yup for a 15-3 edge. When
24, 1993. Ibaka early in the fourth, Wade lost the ball on the ensuing Miami pos- points carie from the line Durant headed to the
And it was a wild finals an easy rally by the Thun- an ill-advised, behind- session, and Bosh was left after a Thunder foul and bench after being called
rematch one that lived der from an early double- the-back dribble, and the alone to take a pass from Westbrook getting hit with for his second personal,
up to expectations. digit deficit, and even a turnover set up Durant for James and throw down a a technical for punching a plus a technical, with 2:08
There was a fast start by jawing match between a two-handed dunk that dunk thatrestored Miami's table after arguing that he left in the first, the Heat led
the reigning champions, Durant and James in the got the Thunder within three-point edge. was fouled on his 3-point 27-16.

On the Fringe


On the back roads of golf, tales from the tour

Save Kindred, the 21-year-old to spend Finally, he was finished, to take its toll. Hb worries Christianwalked away,
,a preeminent close to an hour fulfilling He got up from the chair about the day when his Harmon said, "Who was
t American sports his media obligations. and walked around the attention span is short or that?"
writer who has worked his That's where "The Chair" clubhouse toward the he doesn't care as much as Harmon nodded when
trade for the better part of comes in. parking lot. The Japanese he once did. told about Christian's
fourdecades, was walk- His handlers have a reporters followed him, "It's not there, but back story, howhe came
ing down the right side of white folding chair for walking in a group about it's coming," he said. "I to America on a college
the first fairway at Kiawah Ishikawa as he endures 20 yards behind. One of will never step away. I'll scholarship, supported
Island with the final group DougFebrg son two interviews with dif- them was asked where always teach. I love to himself by selling steak
at the PGA Champion- The Associated Press ferent television stations. they were going. teach." knives and toiled in the
ship when he mentioned One week after he made A dozen or so report- "Now we wave goodbye," The next morning, he minor leagues for 15 years
he had been teaching a triple bogey on the 18th ers form a semi-circle the reporter explained. was on the range at Quail before finally making it to
writing class to college hole at Torrey Pines and around him as they wait Indeed, they stood on Hollow waiting for Phil the big leagues.
students. then lost in a playoff, he and listen, occasionally a sidewalk and waved as Mickelson to arrive. Gary Still no sign of
Like most great colum- rallied from eight shots jotting down notes. Then, Ishikawa's car drove by Christian, a 40-year-old Mickelson.
nists, Kindred's strength is behind on the final day it's their turn.They spent them. PGA Tour rookie from A few minutes later,
his power of observation, with a 65 in the Phoe- close to 15 minutes with Butch Harmon was England, walked over Harmon walked over to
and he has tried to pass nix Open to win his first Ishikawa after his round at talking retirement in the and introduced himself. Christian. He spent a
that along. PGA Tour event. It was a Innisbrook, going over the spring. He turned 69 this Christian said he was fas- few minutes observing,
"The one thing I tell remarkable turnaround. clubs he used and shots year. AVietnam War vet, cinated to watch so many and then pulled a wedge
them," he said, "is that if One week he faced the he hit on just about every he has been teaching most Americans use the leading from the bag and gave an
you really pay attention media after his meltdown hole this after a 73 that of his life, working for Sky edge of the club on wedge impromptu lesson.
to what you're cover- and fought back tears. left him 12 shots out of the, Sports and traveling the shots. They chatted for He'll always teach. He
ing, you'll see something 'The next week he was a lead. world, which is starting a few minutes and after loves to teach.
you've never seen before." winner.
He stopped and kneeled Stanley was invited to
to watch Carl Pettersson, a Super Bowl party that ro e t
playing in the last group night at the home of Jim ers & Ex haust
that Sunday with Rory Mc- Mackay,.the longtime
Ilroy, hit his approach to caddie of Phil Mickelson.
the green. Pettersson was He was late to the party
just inside the red hazard because of the media ob- MA
line, so he was careful not\ ligations that come with
to ground his club. Brush- winning. When he finally e a!
ing the top of the grass arrived, Stanley knocked
was OK. and then walked in the
Moments after his shot, door holding the oversized
he was approached by winner's check over his
PGA rules official Brad head.
Gregory and told there He quietly placed it
might be a problem. above the T and then sat OD MRI PFARB T
In a bizarre develop- down to watch the gme, a (50) 209-4705 (850) 209.8071 (850) 57-1572
ment, Pettersson's club player at peace. C2oncmo Fur9msn..om
nicked a leaf on the way a No other golfer spends
back, a violation of Rule more time with the media
13-4c for moving a loose after every round than Ryo
impediment in a hazard. Ishikawa, who is treated
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review, Pettersson was When he signs his card, ou -o Fr 7a mBBiE RONEY SMITaH ED MCOY BEVERLY THOMAS
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the fourth hole.
Pay attention and you
never know what you'll
see. ,
That much was true in
a wild year of golf. Phil
Mickelson lost his bid at
the Masters by hitting two .
shots right-handed. Rory
McIlroy was confused by
the time zone and needed
a police escort to get to
the final day of the Ryder
Cup on time. Tiger Woods
never found his golf ball, "
was not penalized and still
missed the cut.
Those have been
well-documented. What
follows is the 2012 edition
of "Tales from the Tour,"
the obscure moments that
keep golf so interesting S A
and entertaining. AA
) Kyle Stanley is a quiet"
man. This was a quiet
celebration.




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NBA


Rondo leads Celtics to road win over Nets
The Associated Press formance on the national himself and not fall. Gar-
stage of the Christmas nett was fine with that but
NEW YORK Rajon opener. They were never then objected to how long.
Rondo lost his cool, and in the game after the first Wallace hung on to his
any chance at history, in 20 minutes, and their fans shorts, and they said some-
the second quarter when headed to the exits with thing to each other as they
Boston last met Brooklyn. under 2 minutes left as a tried to push themselves
This time, the second pe- "Let's go. Celtics!" chant free. That led to techni-
riod featured some of the broke out. cal fouls on the two, along
best basketball the Celtics "It was a big game for us. with Blatche and Courtney
have played this season. It was a division rival. We Lee.
Rondo scored 19 points were ready for a big game. Garnett said he
in his firstfull game against It just didn't happen," Wil- asked Wallace what he
the Nets this season, and liams said. was doing but got no
the Celtics won 93-76 on Rookie Jared Sullinger response.
Tuesday in another game tied a career high with "I don't know where in
with some heated mo- 16 points and Jeff Green America you can (yank)
ments between the divi- had 15 for the Celtics somebody's pants off, or
sion rivals. (14-13), who avoided fall- shorts off. I don't know
Rondo, sidelined in the ing under .500 with just what the hell was going
first meeting and thrown their second victory in six on," Garnett said.
out of the second after games. Sullinger delivered a fla-
shoving Nets forward Kris The Celtics took control grant foul on Wallace a few
Humphries into the court- with a 23-5 run in the sec- minutes later, but there
side seats, outplayed coun- ond quarter of the opener was nothing further.
terpart Deron Williams of their. four-game road In the Nets' Nov. 28 vic-
and helped the Celtics take trip. They had 11 assists on tory in Boston, Rondo,
control early. '13 baskets and outscored Humphries and Wallace
"We moved the ball; the Nets 34-18 in the peri- were ejected.
we rebounded the ball," od after dropping the pre- THEASSOCIATEDPRESS It was the second quarter
Rondo said. "They beat vious two meetings. Boston Celtics guard Rajon Rondo (9) drives to the basket against Brooklyn Nets guard Deron of that game where things
us pretty bad on the glass, "It was good to get off to Williams (8) in the game at the Barclays Center on Tuesday in New York. Boston won 93-76. got away from the Celtics,
so tonight we did an ex- this start. It was good to fi- and Rondo's frustrations
ceptional job on the glass, nally play from start to fin- four of five. Struggling to ner in a high-priced back- Boston's Kevin Garnett soon followed when he
taking care of the defen- ish, especially with theway find anything that worked, court, shot 4 of 14 for his had eight points and 10 re- shoved Humphries after
sive rebounds, and we got we've been playing against they played Lopez and fel- 12 points. bounds on the day he tied the Nets forward fouled
stops." Brooklyn," said PaulPierce, low center Andray Blatche "This one hurts.We didn't Charles Oakley for 15th Garnett. That ruined the
A month after the teams who had just eight points together with three guards play our game. They beat place on the NBAs career point guard's chance to
scuffled in Boston, there on 3-of-10 shooting. "So it at one point, but Brooklyn us from the opening tip," list with his 1,282nd game. extend what was then a
was another skirmish in was a well-balanced gae, shot just 41 percent and Wallace said. "We didn't He was also front and cen- 37-game streak with dou-
the fourth quarter that but I'm happy with the committed 20 turnovers make shots. We turned ter when things got testy: ble-digit assists, tied for
resulted in four techni- start of the trip." that led to 25 points. the ball over too easy. Our, Wallace was fouled with second-longest ever, by
cal fouls. But that was the GeraldWallace andBrook Williams had only 10 defense just wasn't there 9:31 remaining and ap- finishing with three. He
most fight the Nets put up Lopez each scored 15 for points on 3-of-7 shooting tonight. We were not our- peared. to -hold onto Gar- had five assists and six re-
in a disappointing per- the Nets, who have lost and Joe ohnson, his part- selves tonight." nett's uniform to balance bounds Tuesday.



Kobe leads Lakers past Knicks to get to .500

The Associated Press points and Smith had five. Christmas Day. lead to 61-53. His jump- first lead since earlyin the maining. Smith tied it up
Smith's 3-pointer pulled They took the lead for er provided the Knicks' game. The Knicks' earlier with a free throw before
LOS ANGELES Kobe New York'to 96-94. After good on Bryant's basket largest lead of the game, roll dissolved in missed Nash's jumper sent the
Bryant engineered a sec- Pau Gasol made oneoftwo with 7:38 remaining. An- 69-60. shots and a technical on Lakers into halftime lead-
ond-half comeback, help- free throws, Smith missed thony and Tyson Chandler Bryant and Nash ignited Chandler for arguing a ing 51-49.
ing the Los Angeles beat another 3 that would have were in foultrouble in the the quiet atmosphere by call. Bryant scored the Lak-
the NewYorkKnicks 100- tied thegame at 97 with 32 fourth, with Chandler foul- leading a 17-9 run that World Peace scored ers' final nine points of the
94 on Tuesday and extend seconds left. ing out late. drew the Lakers to 78- 16 points in the second first quarter to give them a
the Lakers' winning streak Gasol dunked with 12 The Knicks, opened the 77 going into the fourth. quarter, including eight 25-23 lead. D'Antoni's plan
to five games while lifting seconds to go, punctuating third on a 15-5 run, with They combined to score in a row, when the Lakers of having Darius Morris
them to .500. a win that sent Lakers fans, Anthony setting up on the 15 points, although Bryant played catch-up most of guard Anthony didn't last
Bryant scored 34 points frustrated by the team's perimeter and hitting two missed two free throws to theway. His 3-poiterdave long ifter he sco:ed' &.V.
in his NBA-record `15th struggles and coaching 3-pointers as part of his 10 end the third that would the Lakers their first lead of the Knicks' first seven.
Christmas Day game and change, home happy. The points that stretched their have given the Lakers their of the period with 110 re- points.
Metta World Peace added Lakers avenged a 11.6-107
20 points and seven' re- loss in New York on Dec.
bounds while defending 13.i
Carmelo Anthony, whose Steve Nash had 16 points,
34 points led the Knicks. 11 assists and six rebounds
Bryaht, the league's lead- in his second game in near-
ing scdrer, has topped 30 ly two months. He missed
or more points in nine 24 straight games while
straight.games. recovering from a small
The Lakers improved to fracture, in his lower left
14-14 9-9 under new leg. Dwight Howard had 14
coadh Mike. D'Antoni points and 12 rebounds,
and upped their holiday and Gasol. had 13 points Is t
record to 21-18, including and eight rebounds.
13-9 at home. Bryant had.eight of the .q d-
The Knicks i controlled Lakers' 'first 10 points to
most of the game behind open the fourth during
Anthony and J.R. Smith, a run that provided their
who had 24 points. But first lead since the opening
they struggled offensively quarter in a game match-
in the fourth, when An- ing the two teams that
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Daytime 334-585-3039, Classes Forming Noe 2 & 3 bedroom mobile Homes in Cottondale.
I Pay CASH for Diabetic test after 5pm & weekends 585-5418 for Medical Assisting, $ up.0arber Inclu .
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strips. Up to $10 per box! FOR TIS Electric des 850-209-847
Most brands considered. COLLEGE Call FortisCollege 2 2&3BRMH's in
All boxes must be unopened Cow-Calf pairs for Sale $1775. each visit www.fortiscolle d or Mariann5.
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Call Matt 334-392-0260 WANTED-, FARM &:g G N 2 $ 5
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-Y 3/2 DW in Malone, CH/A, No pets, security
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surrounding areas NOW! opening for a part time news clerk to handle.
Training, equipment and guaranteed initial various community listings columns, assist HUE t FRIl
customer base with all franchise plans. people in the newsroom and answer tele-
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should possess excellent written and verbal Available 12 month Lease 6.5 HP Motor, Silver & Black, Good-Condition,
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S Quality Homes & Apartments (runs great), minntoka trolling motor,
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Wanted: OldCoins, Gold, "Property Management s Our ONLY Business" $4500 obo 334-983-4446 or 334-798-2999
Dlamonds, Gunds, And Tools
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plastic cups& silverware. Must have dependable transportation, 4 ETIREM ENT IS JUST
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Water heater, 40qal. for MH $60 850-573-0851
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Volvo 2003 XC90, T6 Pack. As Clerk of said Court Circuit in and for JACKSON County, Florida.
o age, 3rd Row Seating, BANK OF AMERICA,N.A. SUCCESSOR BY MERG-
$5999. Call 334-714-2700. By Tammy Bailey ER TO BAC HOME LOANS SERVICING, L.P.
As Deputy Clerk F/K/A COUNTRYWIDE HOME LOANS SERVIC-
ING, L.P. is Plaintiff and ROBERT WEEKS A/K/A
This Notice is provided pursuant to Administra- ROBERT WAYNE WEEKS; MATILDA A. MCNAIR,
tive Order No. 2.065. In accordance with the A/K/A MATILDA ANDERSON MCNAIR; are de-
Packages From : Americans with the Disabilities Act, If you are a fendants. I will sell to the highest and best bid-
S4995 person with a disability who needs any accom- der for cash at THE NORTH DOOR, AT 4445 LA-
SToyota 2010 Tacoma: double cab, silver-gray, modation in order to participate in this pro- FAYETTE STREET, MARIANNA IN JACKSON
All Welded TRD package and sport package, and only 35k ceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to COUNTY, FLORIDA 32446, at 11:00 a.m., on the
SAll Aluminum Boats miles. $25,500. Call Scott 334-685-1070 the rovision of certain assistance. Please 10th day of January, 2013 the following descri-
.xtremeindusVolvo 1996-DIESEL TRUCK, Good Condition contact the ADA Coordinator by mail at P.O. bed property as set forth in said Final Judg-
www.xtremein rie m Asking price $10,000 OBO 334-695-1954 Box 1089, Panama City, Florida 32402 or by ment, to wit:
Asking0 price $10,000 O 4 -phone at (850) 747-5338 at least seven (7) days
before your scheduled court appearance, or LOT 9, CREEKWOOD, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT
CAMER & TRA-VEL TRA-L ERSl- immediately upon receiving this notification if THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 2, PAGE
I Dodge 2002 Grand Caravan the time before the scheduled appearance is 35, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF JACKSON
Sport, rear air, 3rd seat, less than seven (7) days. If you are hearing im- COUNTY, FLORIDA. TOGETHER WITH CERTAIN
2008 30 ft Surveyor SV-282 79,000 miles, new tires, ex- paired, please call 711. 2005 CAVALIER MANUFACTURED HOME ID NO.
GVWR8922 Ibs, Fiberglass cellent, $5500. Call 334-790- CV05AL0457143A/B.
lightweight,, 2 slideouts, 36 7959. LF15987
gal fresh water, 30 gal A person claiming an interest in the surplus
grey/black tanks, tons of storage. Sleeps 6. WA AUiTOS IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 14TH JUDICIAL from the sale, if any, other than the property
queen bed, dbl kitchen sink, AM/FM/CD stereo, CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR owner as of the date of the lis pendens must
cable wired, checkered flag awning. $12,900. CALL FOR TOP PICE JACKSON COUNTY, FLORIDA file a claim within 60 days after the sale.
Email: dreamstuff@hotmail.com. 334-405-0938 CAL. FOR TOP PRICECIVIL DIVISION . Dated this 13th day of November, 2012.
Gulf Stream 2006 Travel i FOR JUKVHCE : DALE RABON GUTHRIE
Trailer, 32', FEMA 8x32 ft. N ice C ASE NO.32-2010-CA-000261 As Clerk of said Court
and roomy, in very good By Tammy Bailey
and roomat ve r goodreat I ALSO SELL USED PARTS BANK OF AMERICA, NA. SUCCESSOR BY MERG- As Deputy Clerk
porch&skirting. Must be moved F/K/A COUNTRYWIDE HOME LOANS SERVIC- tive Order No.2.065. In accordance with the
porch &skirtg. Mustbemoved.P. Americans with Disabilities Act, if you area
$4650 Call Home Phone: 334-677-7815 i Got a Clunker Plaintiff, person with a disability who needs any accom-
or Cell phone: 334-790-4225 We'll be our Junker vs modation in order to participate in this pro-
SROBERT WEEKS A/K/A ROBERT WAYNE ceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to
We buy wrecked cars WEEKS; MATILDA A. MCNAIR A/K/A MATILDA provisions of certain assistance. Please contact
Ford 1987 Cutaway 27' and arm Equip. at a ANDERSON MCNAIR the Court Administrator at 4445 Lafayette
.d 8Low Miles, 'fair and honest price! Defendants. Street, Marianna, F 32446, Phone No. (850)482-
Clean/Ge erator, $325 Cm te Cars 9552 within 2 working days of your receipt of
Call 334-714-2700. CALL 33.70 2 R 34-74- NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE this notice or pleading; if you are hearing im-
Call 334-714-2700. CALL 334-7-433 OR 334-74-65 paired,call I-800-955-8771OD); if you are
S...............la............ NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Final voice impaired, call 1-800-995-8770 (V) (Via
WANTED Nice Pick-Up, preferably Extended udgmentof Foreclosure dated November 13, Florida Relay Services).
Cab Ford Ranger or Tacoma.must have air, any 2012, and entered in Case No.32-2010-CA-
color but black. 334-687-8863 000261, of the Circuit Court of the 14th Judicial


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Jeep 1980 CJ5 Frame-off, re- LF159992
storation, Chevrolet V8MSD
Ignition and distributor, IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 14TH JUDICIAL
EdelbrockAir Cleaner, Carbu- CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR
retor, Intake Manifold, JACKSON COUNTY; FLORIDA
Hedman Hedders Spray on CIVIL DIVISION -
bed liner, Bestop vinyl seats,
Bestop Full Soft Top with soft doors included, CASE NO. 322012CA000214CAXXXX
Interior is in excellent shape, Like New. Classic BANK OF AMERICA, NA., SUCCESSOR BY
Jeep. Excellent Shape. Stored Inside. As is. MERGER TO BAC HOME LOANS SERVICING, LP







condi00on, whteh gra cothM interior Elley
$8,600 cash FIRM, 205-913-8502 FKA COUNTRYWIDE HOME LOANS SERVICING,
AUTO So F- SAE 1LP
Plaintiff,,
1999 Honda Civic EX 126,200 K mi. Nice clean vs
car. Reg. oil changes, new battery & spark DAVID B. PETERSON TAMMY L PETERSON; UN-
plugs. New drive belt at 100 K mi. Runs great, KNOWN PERSON(S) IN POSSESSION OF THE
nut needs A/C work. $4000. Only serious inq. SUBJECT PROPERTY;
please. 334-714-7694 Leave Message. Defendants.
condition, white, gray cloth interior, Kelley
Bluebook value is over $10K, asking $9000 NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to an Order


S334-803-4096 Rescheduling Foreclosure Sale dted Novem-

mDodgen 2010 Challenger, ber 13,2012, and entered in Case No. M
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windows. Automatic. No accidents or smoke. A person claiming an interest in the surplus
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highest and best bidder for cash AT THE
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foor mats. $16,500. Call 333-268-3900 : owne00 asm., of the 1th date of Jathe lis pendens must might meanmuch t,




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Sell! $200 down, $249 per month. Call Ron Ellis BOOK 2, PGE 25, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF. and easier for you to sell. So try it today
Ho 2011Jetta Must Sell! $2012 Civic LX 2007 DESTINY DOUBLE-WIDE MOBILE HOME
Sedan: Only 6,500 miles. CONTAINING VIN #'S: DISH02761A AND




D. Cl are k gray pa1.int with two DISHT2761B.r
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2012 is the year of the comeback
be that of Carolina line-
Manning backer Thomas Davis,
who battled back from
Peterson, three torn right ACLs in
2009, 2010 and 2011 -to
Pagano be a major contributor to
the Panthers this year. No
make season player in NFL history has
returned after tearing the
same ACL three separate
memorable tmes.
The Associated Press Charles missed nearly
all of 2011 with a torn left
DENVER From Peyton ACL. Yet the former All-
Manning overcoming four Pro running back has run
neck surgeries to Adrian for 1,456 yards, the sev-
Peterson's rebound from enth-best season in fran-
a shredded knee to Chuck chise history. He can break
Pagano's fight with leu- his single-season-high
kemia, this set in 2010 with 12 yards
has been the against the Broncos on
Year of the Sunday.
Comeback Charles ran for 226 yards
in the NFL. l last weekend, when he
A season surpassed 750 career car-
besmirched ries, which also qualifies
by tragedies, him for the NFL record for
Pagano replacement yards per carry. Charles is
officials and averaging 5.82 yards on 770
a bounty attempts, which far sur-
scandal also passes the 5.22 yards that
will go down Hall of Famer Jim Brown
as one in averaged in 2,359 attempts
which some from 1957-65.
of the gae's ASSOCIATEDPRE Charles, Peterson and
Peterson greats not Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning sets to throw in the game against the Cleveland Browns on Sunday in Denver. Davis are all better than
Peaternts Hgreats not Dv a a b than
only re- And yet, he insists he's white horseshoe, Manning Lombardi ophy in New Minnesota faces Green Bay ever. Manning might be,
gained their old form but not anything close to what met up with college buddy Orleans in six weeks. with a playoff berth on the too, but he'll never say it.
somehowsurpassed it. he used to be that all he Todd Helton of the Colo- Peterson, on the other line for the Vikings. "I'm trying to be as good
There are always feel- can do is maximize what's rado Rockies for a work- hand, is unabashedly clear With typical unflinch- as I can at this stage,"
good stories about those left in a body that's been out during last year's NFL .in.his desire for some rec- ing confidence, Peterson Manning said. "A 36-year-
who overcome long odds slowed by so many sur- lockout. They retreated to ognition after overcoming said in a recent interview old quarterback' coming
and broken bodies to re- geons' scalpels, and trips an indoor batting cage at torn anterior cruciate and with The Associated Press off a year and a-half off,
gain at least a sliver of their around the sun. Coors Field with a trainer medial ollateralligaments he's expecting to win the playing on a new team,
past glory. This season "I knowyou don't believe in tow, and Manning's first in his left knee, requiring comeback award. I'm trying to be as good
provided an abundance of me Bwhen I say this; I'm pass nose-dived so badly the kind of recostructive "I kind of have that in the is I possibly can in this
them. still learning about my- that Helton told him to sirgery that usually turns bag, especially how I've scenario.
When the season started, self physically and what I quit goofing around. dominant players into or- been telling people I'm go- "It's a different kind of
who could have, expected can do, it's still the truth," Manning wasn't messing dinary ones. ing to come back stronger body I'm playing in and
Manning to recapture his Manning said after guiding with him. He was dead se- There's a long, long listof and better than ever," he just a different kind of
MVP play so quickly with Denver to its 10th straight rious. His arm was shot, his players who had shortened said. quarterback play for me."
a new team? Or for Pe- win. "I still have things that future in football in doubt. careers because of such Carrying the Vikings Yet, as transcendent as
terson to come back less are harder than they used A few days later, heunder- injuries. But Peterson re- to the playoffs without ever.
than nine months after to be, so (there's) things went spinal fusion surgery turned to the Vikings line- a potent- passing game "If he's lost anything, I
shredding his left knee. I have to work on from a and would miss the entire up less than nine months in a league dominated can't see it," said Broncos
Or for Jamaal Charles to rehab standpoint and a 2011 season. after his operation,. and by strong-armed, accu- receiver Brandon Stokley,
return better than ever strength standpoint. That's If doctors had told him with a league-high 1,898 rate quarterbacks would who played with Manning
after suffering a similar just the way it is and may- that was it, Manning said yards, he's 207 yards shy only burnish the creden- in his prime in Indianapo-
injury. be that's the way it's going he would have .called it a of Eric Dickerson's single- tials of this thoroughbred lis. "I'm sure in some ways
Then there's Pagano to be from here on out, I career without regret. But season record. He can throwback. he's better than he ever
beating the biggest oppo- don't know." they gave him a bit of hope topple it with another In any other year, the ze- was. And e's always been
nent of his life. Maybe Manning's being and that's all he needed to big game Sunday when nith of comebacks might great."
A year ago, Manning was modest, maybe he's suck- embark on his comeback
in the midst of four neck ering opponents into blitz- in Colorado.
operations to fix a nerve ing him more often so he Coach John Fox, never
injury that had caused his can burn them again. Ei- one to lobby for awards,
right arm to atrophy and ther way, it's a remarkable suggested this week that
had sidelined him for an rebound for a man whose Manning deserves a fifth
entire season. Soon, he right- arm was so weak- MVP honor for the num-
would say a tearful farewell ened after one of his neck bers he's put up, the ob-
to Indianapolis, a city he'd surgeries that he could stacles he's overcome,
put back on the NFL map, hardly throw the football the shift of culture he's NEXT DOOR TO GROCER
and hook up with John 15 yards. engineered.
Elway in Denver. Long before Manning Manning isn't interested
Peterson's left knee was ever dreamed he'd be in talking about MVPs or
still swollen after he'd wearing the orange-mane comeback awards. He just
shredded it on Christmas mustang on his helmet wants enough wins to get
Eve, an injury similar to instead of the blue and a shot at hoisting another
the one Charles suffered
earlier last season. Yet'both
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