Jackson County Floridan

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Jackson County Floridan
Alternate title:
Sunday Floridan
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Jackson County Floridan
Place of Publication:
Marianna Fla
Chipola Pub. Co.
Creation Date:
March 3, 2013


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Vol. 8, no. 13 (Sept. 7, 1934)-
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First Friday Power Breakfast

Crews makes case against closing prisons

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Florida Department of Corrections Secretary Mike Crews
answers questions from the crowd during the Jackson County
Chamber of Commerce's First Friday Power Breakfast.


Department of Corrections Sec-
retary Mike Crews was the key-
note speaker at the Jackson County
Chamber of Commerce First Friday
Power Breakfast.
Crews grew up here, the son of
Christine and Daun Crews, a.former
Jackson County. Clerk of Court. After
24 years with the Florida Depart-
ment of Law Enforcement, Crews
switched over to DOC and in 2011
spend a time as the second in com-
mand there before being appointed
to the top position in December of
last year.

He took over at a challenging time
with budgets being trimmed, in-
mate counts going up, and at a time
when the department was refocus-
ing energy on its mission to prepare
inmates for life on the outside upon
their release.
On Friday, he talked about some of
the tasks facing his department, and
about some of the things local resi-
dents can do to make its case against
closures of prisons in this area as the
state continues trimming budgets in
the future.
The state has closed six major in-
stitutions over the past few years,
and the shut-downs have had a dras-
tic effect on the economies of the

communities they'd served, Crews
acknowledged. Saying that he feels
DOC and the local community have
two strong advocates in the Florida
legislature Sen. Don Gaetz and
Rep. Marti Coley Crews said local
people should nevertheless make
sure that legislators continue to hear
from the residents about how impor-
tant the prisons and their jobs are to
the economy.
He gave'an example of a commu-
nity's success in keeping its state
prison open despite DOC announc-
ing plans for its closure. Jefferson
County pulled together and "kicked
See CREWS, Page 9A


ome on the water

Lois Jones stands on her home's back deck, which overlooks a yard that is temporarily part of the Chipola River on Friday.

Flood or no flood, Jones loves and respects Chipola River


Lois Jones knows water.
Having lived near rivers for
ears, the native Floridian felt
right at home when she bought the
land on which her house sits today,
nestled in a wooded area along

the Chipola.
"My mother says the reason I'm so
big on rivers, and have been all my
life, is because where I was born there
was no air conditioning, and she
could open the window of St. Vincent's
Hospital and there was the St. Johns
River," Jones said.
That love of- and respect for the

natural environment bf Florida is evi-
dent throughout Jones' two-bedroom
home, in the d6cor and design, which
she did herself.
Banks of windows on two walls of
the master bedroom are positioned to
catch the morning sun coming in from
See RIVER, Page 9A



Waste Amnesty

Day is here

From staff reports
It's time to clean out the garage, shed,
car trunk and, the deep, dark nether-
world that lies beneath the kitchen sink.
All the toxic materials that can't go out
with the usual trash are welcome on
Household Hazardous Waste Amnesty
The Jackson County Board of County
Commissioners is sponsoring a project
to collect, recycle, treat and properly
dispose of household hazardous waste.
A variety of household hazardous
waste items will be accepted from 8
a.m. to noon on Saturday, March 9 at
the Jackson County Recycling Facility.
Examples of household hazardous
waste include:
a Pesticides
n Batteries
n Used Oil
n Engine Degreasers
a Solvents
Brake Fluid
a Stale Gasoline
n Anti-Freeze
) Pool Chemicals
n Paint/Paint Thinners
n Insecticides
Also accepted will be white goods,
electronics and computer equipment
such as CPUs, monitors, keyboards,
printers.and scanners.
Gas cylinders and explosives are not
This service is being provided to
households and local governments
only. No commercial/industrial busi-
nesses are allowed to participate.
Conditionally exempt, small-quantity
See WASTE, Page 9A

18 Master Gardeners graduate

Annual plant sale,

garden fair is March 23

From staff reports
Another 15 Master Gardeners are now
available to help local residents with their
questions about spring planting, pests,
fertilizer, soil and all manner of other
inquiries as they plant and care for their
flowers, trees and vegetables.
The annual training session ended
with graduation Friday after an intense
60-hour course that took the three-man,
15-woman class students on field trips,
immersed them in book work and put
them on their knees digging in the dirt
for practical exercises toward becoming
experts in the field. Three of the 18 come

from, and will be assigned to, surround-
ing counties.
Jackson County had 28 Master Garden-
ers before the new class graduated to
bring the local compliment to 43.
The new members of the team are grad-
uating just in time to spread the word
about the Master Gardeners' upcom-
ing annual plant sale and garden fair, an
event to be held on Saturday, March 23. It
will be held at the Jackson County Exten-
sion Office, and runs from 7 a.m. until 2
p.m. Rental space is available to arts and
crafts vendors who wish to take advan-
tage of the fact that they'll have a ready
crowd of potential buyers and patrons to
enjoy their work. Space is limited, so ven-
dors are encouraged to call Anita Crossley
as soon as possible to reserve a place in
the field. She can be reached at 209-5942
or at

Roy Lee Carter helps Jamelia Cone (right) during his class on grafting and budding on Friday
morning. His program was the last step for the 18 master gardener candidates before their
graduation later in the day.


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Circulation Manager Dena Oberski

Telephone: 850-526-3614
FAX: 850-482-4478
Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 520, Marianna, FL 32447
Street Address:
4403 Constitution Lane
Marianna, FL 32446
Office Hours:
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than 6 a.m. If it does not arrive, call Circula-
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Friday, and 7 a.m. to 11 a.m. on Sunday. The
Jackson County Floridan (USPS 271-840)
is published Tuesday through Friday and
Sunday mornings. Periodical postage paid
at Marianna, FL.

Home delivery: $11.23 per month; $32.83
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occupied by that portion of the advertise-
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such error is due to the negligence of the
publisher's employees or otherwise, and
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tion of any advertisement beyond the
amount paid for such advertisement. This
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publish illegal material of any kind. Advertis-
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not acceptable.

The Jackson County Floridan will publish
news of general interest free of charge.
Submit your news or Community Calendar
events via e-mail, fax, mail, or hand delivery.
Fees may apply for wedding, engagement,
anniversary and birth announcements.
Forms are available at the Floridan offices.
Photographs must be of good quality and
suitable for print. The Floridan reserves the
right to edit all submissions.

The Jackson County Floridan's policy
is to correct mistakes promptly. To
report an error, please call 526-3614



Co m unity Calendar

Alcoholics Anonymous Closed Discussion
- 6:30 p.m. at 4349 W. Lafayette St. in Marianna
(in one-story building behind 4351W. Lafayette St.).
Attendance limited to persons with a desire to stop
) Alcoholics Anonymous Meeting 8 p.m. in
the board room of Campbellton-Graceville Hospital,
5429 College Drive, Graceville.

5 Steps to Rapid Employment Workshop 9
a.m. to noon at Marianna One Stop Career Center.
Call 718-0326.
Rich Dixon to speak at Jackson County ARC,
Inc. -1 p.m. at 2973 Pennsylvania Ave., Marianna.
Dixon and wife, Becky tour the country sharing his
story of hope, overcoming adversity and accom-
plishing dreams. He will be sharing his challenges
of being paralyzed and in a wheelchair. Everyone is
invited to attend. Call 526-7333. '
) Genealogy Series II Class 2:30:4:30 p.m.
at the Jackson County Public Library, Marianna
Branch. Class is free. Discover proper research
techniques, learn tips and tricks to help in your
research journey and begin discovering your family
roots. Students must know computer basics, how
to use the Internet and have an interest in family
history. Students will need to bring a flash drive to
use in class. Call 482-9631.
Employability Workshop, Effective Network-
ing 2:30 p.m. at the Marianna One Stop Career
Center, 4636 Highway 90, Marianna. Call 718-0326.
n Jackson County Quilter's Guild Meeting
- 5:30-7:30 p.m. at Ascension Lutheran Church,
3975 US 90 West, Marianna. Business meetings are
fourth Mondays; other Mondays are for projects,
lessons, help. All quilters welcome. Call 209-7638.
) Central Jackson Relay for Life Committee
Meeting 6 p.m. at Milk & Honey Frozen Yogurt,
4767 Highway 90 in Marianna. Meetings are
planned for the first Monday of each month prior
to the April event. Volunteers needed, Contact or 573-5353.
) Alcoholics Anonymous Open Meeting 8-9
p.m. in the AA room of First United Methodist
Church, 2901 Caledonia St:, Marianna.

D Chipola Regional Workforce Development
Consortium Meeting Conference Call 9:30
a.m. Call 718-0456 ext. 101 for additional
information. f
) Free Vision Screening and Hearing Impaired

Phone Services Screening/Phone Distribution
- 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Jackson County Senior
Citizens, 2931 Optimist Drive, Marianna. Event
hosted by the Jackson County Senior Citizens. Call
Optimist Club of Jackson County Meeting
- Noon at Jim's Buffet & Grill in Marianna.
a Orientation Noon to 3 p.m. at Goodwill Career
Training Center, 4742 Highway 90, Marianna. Learn
about and register for free services. Call 526-0139.
Sewing Circle -1 p.m. at Jackson County Senior
Citizens, 2931 Optipist Drive in Marianna. Call
) Employability Workshop, What Employers are
Looking For 2:30 p.m. at the Marianna One Stop
Career Center, 4636 Highway 90, Marianna. Call
) Jackson County School Board Special Meet-
ing 4 p.m. at 2903 Jefferson St., Marianna in the
board room. The purpose of the meeting is for the
presentations by the food service management
companies who have submitted bids for the upcom-
ing contract period. Call 482-1200.
) Chipola College Community Chorus 6-7:30
p.m. in the Center for the Arts at Chipola College.
Singers, aged high school and above are welcome
to sing with the community chorus and will perform
on the April 16 Chipola Ensemble Concert. Call 718-
2376 or
) Alcoholics Anonymous Open Meeting- 8-9
p.m. in the AA room of First United Methodist
Church, 2901 Caledonia St. in Marianna.

n 5 Steps to Rapid Employment Workshop 9
a.m. to noon at Marianna One Stop Career Center.
Call 718-0326.
n AARP Foundation Tax-Aide Volunteers Free
Tax Return Preparation 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at
Jackson County Agriculture Center. Call 482-9620
during business hours of 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. for
an appointment.
) Alcoholics Anonymous Open Meeting Noon
to 1 p.m. in the AA room of First United Methodist
Church, 2901 Caledonia St. in Marianna.
) Basic Computer Class Part 1- Noon t6 3 p.m.
at the Goodwill Career Training Center, 4742 High-
way 90, Marianna. Learn basic components and use
of a computer. Call 526-0139.

s Marianna Kiwanis Club Meeting 7 a.m. at
the Gazebo Coffee Shoppe & Grill in downtown

Marianna. Call 482-2290.
) Panhandle Row Crop Short Course 7:15
a.m. at the Jackson County Agriculture Conference
Center, 2741 Pennsylvania Ave., Marianna. There is
no registration fee, however pre-register by calling
482-9620. Topics will focus on peanut and cotton
production. Program will conclude with a sponsored
D East Jackson County Economic Development
Council to Recognize March Business of the
Month -10 a.m. at Peoples South Bank, 8146
Highway 90, Sneads. The public is invited to attend.
) Job Club Noon to 3 p.m. at the Goodwill Career
Training Center, 4742 Highway 90, Marianna. Learn
job seeking/retention skills; get job search assis-
tance. Call 526-0139.
) Employability Workshop, Common Job Search
Mistakes to Avoid 2:30 p.m. at the Marianna
One Stop Career Center, 4636 Highway 90, Mari-
anna. Call 718-0326.
) AARP Foundation Tax-Aide Volunteers Free
Tax Return Preparation 4-7 p.m. at the Jackson
County Agriculture Center. Call 482-9620 during
business hours of 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. for an
n Quit Smoking Now Class/Support Group
- 5:30 p.m. at Jackson Hospital in the Cafeteria
Board Room. Free to attend. Curriculum developed
by ex-smokers for those who want to become ex-
smokers themselves. Call 718-2545.
) VFW & Ladies Auxiliary Meeting 6 p.m. at
2830 Wynn St. in Marianna. Covered-dish supper
followed by a 7 p.m. business meeting. Call 372-
) Alcoholics Anonymous Closed discussion,
8-9 p.m., First United Methodist Church, 2901 Cale-
donia St., Marianna, in the AA room. Attendance
limited to persons with a desire to stop drinking;
papers will not be signed.

Knitters Nook 10 a.m. at the Jackson County
Public Library, Marianna Branch. New and experi-
enced knitters are welcomed. Call 482-9631.
) Money Sense Class Noon to 4 p.m. at the
Goodwill Career Training Center, 4742 Highway
90, Marianna. Money Sense is a class that covers
different topics in money management to empower
people to take charge of their finances and create
their own wealth. Call 526-0139.
) Deadline to enter the Little Miss, Teen, Junior
and Miss Sneads Pageants 3 p.m. Applications
are available for pick up at Sneads Elementary and
Sneads High School. Call 482-9004 ext. 229.

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, fax 850-482-4478 or bring items to 4403 Constitution Lane in Marianna.

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Marianna Police
The Marianna Police De-
partment listed the following
incidents for Feb. 28, the latest
available report: Four accidents
with no injury, one stolen tag,
one suspicious vehicle, one
highway obstruction, 15 traffic
stops, one follow-up investiga-
tion, one animal complaint,
one public service call and one.
welfare check.

Jackson County
Sheriff's Office
The Jackson County Sheriff's
Office and county fire/rescue
reported the following incidents
for Feb. 28, the latest available
report: Three accidents, one
hospice death, one stolen tag,
one abandoned vehicle, one
suspicious vehicle, one suspi-
cious person, one report of
mental illness, one burglary,
three pedestrian complaints,
one drug offense, one gas leak,
16 medical calls, one burglar
alarm, one fire alarm, one
report of shooting in the area,

16 traffic stops, one crimi-
nal mischief complaint, two
civil disputes, one follow-up
--F:" four juvenile
iCR'ME three animal
complaints, one
fraud com-
plaint, one assist of a motorist
or pedestrian, one retail theft,
two assists of other agencies,
two assists of other agencies,
one criminal registration, four
transports, one Baker Act trans-
port and one threat/harass-
ment complaint.

Jackson County
Correctional Facility
The following persons were
booked into the county jail dur-
ing the latest reporting periods:
) Brenda Davis, 35, 2334 Her-
ring Road, Chipley, possession
of controlled substance, posses-
sion of drug paraphernalia.
) Martha Bellamy, 34, 4139
Wheeler Drive, Marianna,
possession of controlled
substance, possession of drug

) Esa Smith, 38, 2440 White
Pond Church Road, Alford, pos-
session of drug paraphernalia.
) Anthony York, 39, 2243
Bethlehem Road, Cottondale,
possession of marijuana (less
than 20 grams), violation of
state probation.
) Sonia Carter, 27, 3122 Bump
Nose Road, Marianna, no valid
driver's license.
) Johnny Hardrick, 39, 1024
Sanders Ave., Marianna, non-
child support.
) Amanda Rodgers, 28, 961 Ev-
erett Road, Graceville, worthless
checks, possession of a con-
trolled substance, possession
of drug paraphernalia, fugitive
from justice.
) Howard Griffin, 31, 300
Strickland Drive, Hartford, Ala.,
child abuse, maintaining dwell-
ing for using, keeping or selling
of controlled substance, fugitive
from justice.
) Brian Wise, 32, 1587 Cannie
Road 65, Bonifay, possession
of methamphetamine, driv-
ing while license suspended or
) Eric Johnson, 31, 1859 Coe
Road, Hartford, Ala., child

abuse, maintaining dwelling
for using, keeping or selling of
controlled substance.
) Abran Pineda-Aviles, 47, 1357
North Cliff ValleyWay, Atlanta,
Ga., possession of controlled
substances, possession of drug
) Shelia Johnson, 36, 1859
Coe Road, Hartford, Ala., child
abuse, maintaining dwelling
for using, keeping or selling of
controlled substances.
) Laura Yingst, 38, 8585 High-
way 77, Graceville, child abuse,
maintaining dwelling for using,
keeping or selling of controlled
) Orudy Rodriguez, 55, 961
Everett Road, Graceville, pos-
session of controlled sub-
stance, possession of drug
) Channon Hall, 24, 8121 Victo-
ria Lane, Sneads, possession of
marijuana less than 20 grams,
tampering with evidence.

Jail Population: 201
To report a crime, call CrimeStoppers
at 526-5000 or a local law enforcement
agency. To report a wildlife violation, call
1-888-404-FWCC (3922).



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Bennett, Burdeshaw

Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Ben-
nett of Sneads are pleased
to announce the upcoming
marriage of their daughter,
Haley Jo, to Stephen Gene
Burdeshaw, son of Mr. and
Mrs. Patrick Burdeshaw of
The bride-elect is the grand-
daughter of Hiram and Nettye
Jo Bennett of Sneads, and Joe
and Jean Byrd of Sneads.

The prospective groom is
the grandson of Abbie Jean
Burdeshaw of Graceville and
the late Gene Burdeshaw, and
Steve and Julia Wilson of
The wedding will take place
at Sneads First United Method-
ist Church at 4:00 p.m. CT on
March 23, 2013 with a recep-
tion to follow. All family and
friends are invited to attend.

Tollar, Kelly

Ladenise Tollar and Marcus
Kelly are excited to announce
their engagement.
He proposed on February
21, 2013. They have been a
couple since July 22, 2011. A
wedding date has not been set.

Ladenise is the granddaugh-
ter of Bernice Tollar, and at-
tended Sneads High School.
Marcus is the son of Leon
and Peggy Kelly, and ;attended
Marianna High School.


Michael Ki'lyn Daughtry
was'born Feb. 19 at Jack-
son Hospital. He weighed
6 pounds, 9 ounces and
was 19 V2 inches long
at birth. His parents are
Antoinette Anderson and
Michael Daughtry. His
maternal grandparents are
Mary and Harrel Anderson
of Marianna. His paternal
grandparents are Plassie
Daris of Marianna and
JaMya La-Shay Wash-
ington was born Feb. 19
at Jackson Hospital. She
weighed 6 pounds, 4.7
ounces and was 19 1
inches long at birth. Her
parents are Jasmine Davis
and Jermaine Washington.
Her grandparent is Debra
Holstead of Chipley, Fla.

Zakarie Keytwon
Crenshaw was born Feb. ,
20 at Jackson Hospital.
He weighed 9 pounds, 5
ounces and was 20 inches
long at birth. His parents
are Alana Williams and
Willie Crenshaw. His
grandparents are Sandra
Hughes of Marianna;
Eddie Williams of Gretna;
.Willie Crenshaw of Troy,

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Always be prepared to face adversity

A s children we were taught
that no matter how many
ough obstacles we would
face in life, there were always oth-
ers who were doing worse than we
were. As adults, those early lessons
in life have been shown to be true.
Recently, I had an opportunity
to spend time around those who
were ill or had been involved in
accidents that had literally changed
their lives. During this time I was
able to observe how people handle
adversity in different ways.
There were those who appeared
to be upbeat and encouraged
despite their condition. Others
seemed depressed and discour-
aged about their situation. It was a
pleasant surprise to see that some
of those in the worst condition ap-
peared to be the most upbeat.
One of the things that caught
my attention was that those who
had visits from their families and
friends seemed to be more content

- despite their condition than
those who didn't have visitors.
After noticing the effect visits
were having on many
of the patients or
clients at the venue I
was visiting, I became
more convinced than
ever of the impor-
Thomas tance of family and
Vincent friends during tough
I rhil'ltn times.
It has been empha-
sized more than ever by physicians
and experts that upbeat feelings,
faith and belief can be major fac-
tors in the healing process. While
looking around the facility, I no-
ticed there were no outward signs
connected to any kind of spiritual-
ity. Possibly, religious emphasis is
purposely avoided at some fa-
cilities, because there are so many
various religions.
As long as we live on this Earth,
there will be times we will have

Ricky Bernard Ceasor
III was born Feb. 21 at
Jackson Hospital. He
weighed 7 pounds, 4.9
ounces and was 19 inches
long at birth. His parents
are Jasmine McCallister
and Ricky Ceasor, Jr. His
grandparents are Cherry
Mitts, Craig McCallis- Tammy Ceasor and
ter, Sandra McCallister, Marcus Ruiss.

Pets on


Jade and Mighty Mac were found abandoned at Three Rivers
State Park. Jade is a four-to4five-year-old female collie and
Mighty Mac is a two-year-old male husky. If you are interested
in adopting them, the shelter is at 4011 Maintenance Dr., in
Marianna. The shelter hours are 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday-
Friday and 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday. The shelter's phone
number is 482-4570; the website is www.partnersforpets.

Quincy is a quarter horse colt who is looking for a new home
with someone to love him. He is sweet & healthy and was
weaned a few months ago. If you can offer this wonderful
colt a forever home, please call Hidden Springs Horse
Rescue at 850-526-2231 to schedule a visit. Their website is

Do you have'Cute Kids'?
Email your 'Cute Kids*' photos to editorial@, mail them to P.O. Box 520,
Marianna, FL 32447 or bring them by our offices
at 4403 Constitution Lane in Marianna.
*12 years or under, with Jackson County ties. Include child's
full name, parents' name(s) and city of residence. This is a free
service. All entries subject to editing.

4711 Highway 90 East Marianna, FL
(Between Burger King & Big Lots) 526-SPIT

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their appreciation for God's grace
and protection despite their condi-
tion, and for their thankfulness to
still be among the living.
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carry their beliefs and faiths in their
minds and hearts wherever they
may be. Life is uncertain. We can
be carrying out our daily routines
when sickness or an accident can
change our lives.
That's why it's so important to
have a mental outlook on life that
can carry us through the good
or bad, happy or sad. When we
are prepared mentally, physically
and spiritually we have a stronger
chance for survival when unfore-
seen circumstances take place in
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4-H Club members learn the art of making paper

Special to the Floridan

The Explorers 4-H Club mem-
bers met on Feb. 21 for their
regular monthly meeting to "ex-
plore" another topic of interest
together. This month's meeting
was on the art of paper making.
Parent volunteer Tamara Tan-
ner was the instructor for the
well-attended meeting. She pro-
ceeded with her enthusiastic
and informative presentation on
the art of paper making. She had
previously asked club members
to bring old newspapers to this
meeting, already torn into strips,
in order to save time.
Tanner informed the club
members of the various stations
set up for completing the steps
required in making paper. Sev-
eral parent volunteers manned
the various stations, includ-
ing Tammy McKinnie, Takiyah
Smith, Diana Edwards, Tammy
Melvin and several other parents
who helped with the fun and
educational event.
Tanner explained the basic
steps to creating functional and

artistic paper from old newspa-
pers, cotton, potpourri and oth-
er recyclable items. The news-
paper strips furnished by club
members were soaked briefly in
square plastic containers filled
with water. The first process was
to turn the wet recyclable paper
into pulp, which is a thick, lumpy
and slightly watery substance.
At the starting station, a blend-
er was filled with warm water
and shredded pieces of news-
paper until it was half full. The
blender was run on the slow
setting and .increased in speed
until a smooth and well-blended
pulp was formed. This pulp was
added to another square plastic
container also filled with water.
A square, wooden mold already
positioned in the water, with one
screened side and one open side,
was swirled around in the water
until the fibers of the pulp were
evenly distributed on the screen.
The mold was lifted straight.up
out of the water, and the new-
ly-made paper was dried, first
with sponges and then with an
iron on low heat setting at the

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Explorers 4-H President Jeffrey
Edwards calls the meeting to order.
couching station.
Once the paper creations were
dry enough, club members pro-
ceeded to the finishing station
to decorate their paper with
paint, glitter, ribbons, stick-
ers and more. To conclude the
meeting, club member Abigail
Melvin shared her paintings and

Club member Abigail Melvin shares her art work for which she won numerous
blue ribbons and cash prizes at the fair.

creative art work, which have
won her many top prizes and ac-
colades at various county fairs.
4-H is the youth development
program of the Florida Coopera-
tive Extension Service and the
University of Florida's Institute
of Food and Agricultural Sci-
ences. 4-H is open to all youth
between the ages of 5-18 regard-
less of gender, race, creed, color,
religion or disability. The focus of

4-H is to provide young people
with opportunities to develop
life skills through participation
in community clubs, project
clubs, day camps, residential
camps, school enrichment pro-
grams and competitive events.
For more information about
joining 4-H or starting a 4-H
club in your community, call the
Jackson County 4-H Agent, Ben
Knowles, at 482-9620.


The Hope School Falcons basketball
team was greeted by a cheering crowd
Friday morning as the school hon-
ored them for their second consecutive state
championship win in the Florida Special
Olympics State Basketball Games. The Fal-
cons traveled to Gainesville for the tourna-
ment and defeated the Leon County-Godby
Cougars 44-32. Team members are JalisaWil-
son, Bertram Williams, Chad Griffin, Billy Lol-
lie, JJ Barkley, Trey Stuart, Jordan Clemmons,
Alex Lockhart and Jamal McGriff. Also hon-
ored during the ceremony were the school's
basketball skills winners: gold medal winner
Chris Moreno, silver medal winner Matthew
Watford, silver medal winner Mikal Watson,
bronze medal winner MatthewWilliams,
fourth-place finisher JD Richards and fifth-
place finisher Andrew Bonifay. The Falcons
won state championships in 2007 and 2009.


FF11 Members Travl to State Leadership Summit

FFA members from Sneads,
Marianna and Malone FFA
Chapters recently traveled
to Haines City to attend the
State Leadership Summit.
At SLS, the members
participated in the first steps
of the delegate process.
The rest of the process will
happen at the Florida FFA
State Convention in June.
The members brainstormed
delegate issues, created
delegate committees
and elected committee
leadership positions
at SLS. The members
also participated in two
agriculture industry tours:
One to the Ringling Brothers
Elephant Conservatory and
another to a blueberry farm
planted on an old phosphate
mine. SLS is open for any
Florida FFA member who
holds a Sub-District, District
or Federation office and is
held at the FFA Leadership
Training Center. Pictured
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O'Bryan, Altha FFA and Mary,
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Blountstown FFA; Mitchell
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Local Brief

Fla. Peanut Producers
Association hold
annual meeting
The Florida Peanut
Producers Association
would like to announce
their 38th annual Mem-
bership Meeting to be held
Thursday, March 14 at the
Jackson County Agricul-
ture Conference Center,
2741 Pennsylvania Ave., in
This year's program
will include a variety of
updates on Association
activities and will focus
on peanut production
research funded by check-
off dollars. All peanut
growers and spouses are
invited to attend.
Registration will begin at
6:30 p.m., followed by the
traditional smoked steak
dinner. The Association is
proud of the involvement
this past year both in-state
and nationally in peanut
production, education and
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USF merits

Scott's support

Gov. Rick Scott doesn't mind playing favorites
when it comes to state universities. His budget
includes an extra $15 million for the University
of Florida to help it become one of the nation's top
He plans to give UF an extra $15 million for five
years. The money will be used to hire new faculty, The
promise of the special funding helped persuade UF
President Bernie Machen to change his mind about his
announced retirement.
Scott's actions may endear him to Gators, but is he
going to make such promises when other university
presidents threaten to quit?
More importantly, where is his commitment to other
key state universities?
Last year, when the University of South Florida, a vital
economic engine, was finder attack by former Polk Sen.
JD Alexander, Scott lifted not a finger on USF's behalf.
Indeed, he signed the bill transforming USF's Poly-
technic branch campus in Lakeland into an indepen-
dent university solely to appease Alexander.
It was a scandalous abuse of limited higher educa-
tion tax dollars. There was absolutely no justification
for creating a new university other than a powerful
politician wanted it. Now Florida Polytechnic an
unaccredited school without a single student will be
looking for millions from the state.
And we can't forget how Machen stuck his nose in the
affair, coming to Alexander's assistance and saying he
could oversee Polytechnic's move to independence if
Despite Machen's questionable actions, UF, without
question, deserves strong state support,
It is the oldest and most prestigious state university
and generates the most research dollars $740 million
It performs well on graduation rates and other
benchmarks, though it is unfair to compare such
numbers to an urban commuter university such as USF
where many students work full time and take longer to
UF was the preeminent state university long before
Machen arrived nineyears ago, and it faces no greater
challenges than our other major research universities,
which also are essential to the state's prosperity.
So far, most of the fuss about Scott's partiality to UF
is coming from boosters at. Florida State University, its
Traditional rival..
But USF has equal cause to be upset. With 47,000
Students, it has a larger student body than FSU, and it is
second only to UF in research dollars. In 2010-11, USF
generated $401 million in research dollars. FSU spent
$230 million. USF's research funds increased 19 percent
over four years, more than the other major universities.
SLike UF and FSU, USF is striving to become an elite
University and has made remarkable progress con-
sider the accomplishments of its medical school.
And unlike UF or FSU, in recent years Tampa's uni-
Sversity has had to continually fight being sabotaged
in Tallahassee, We hope all of Florida's major research
universities fare well in the Legislature this year.
But in our view, if any school deserves a special fund-
ing boost this year, it's USE

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Contact yotir representatives

Florida Legislature

State Rep. Marti Coley, R-District 5
District Office:
Administration Building, Room 186
Chipola College
3094 Indian Circle
Marianna, FL 32446-1701

State Sen. Don Gaetz, R-District 1
District Office:
4300 Legendary Drive
Suite 230
Destin, FL 32541
866-450-4366 (toll free)

U.S. Congress
U.S. Rep. Steve Southerland II, R-2
1229 Longworth House Office Building
Washington, DC 20515

U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson, D-Fla.
716 Hart Senate Office Building
Washington, DC 20510

U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla.
S317 Hart Senate Office Building
Washington, DC 20510

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Working at home can mean longer hours

' ahoo chief executive Marissa
Mayer has decreed that work-
eys must start showing up at
the office.
Uh, oh. What if her employees get
less work done not more?
Contrary to what many employers
think, telecommuters actually work
more overtime than their office-
bound colleagues, Mary C. Noonan
of the University of Iowa and Jen-
nifer L. Glass of the University of
Texas at Austin reported last June in
Monthly Labor Review.
In their article, titled "The hard
truth about telecommuting," the
sociologists say people who work
regularly, but not exclusively, at
home work between five and seven
hours more per week than those in
the office.
Noonan and Glass studied
telecommuting trends of nearly
67,000 workers from the mid-1990s
through the mid-2000s and found
that telecommuters were far less
likely to work a regular schedule and
more likely to work more than 40
hours a week
Fans laud telecommuting for
everything from reducing traffic
congestion and air pollution to
boosting productivity and promot-
ing work-life balance. Employees
in cubicles dream of padding down
the hall in their slippers to sit at
their computers and having more
time for children and other rela-
tives. But the study suggests a dark
side to telecommuting: It may allow
employers to increase or intensify
work demands among salaried
Mayer stunned not only
Yahoo employees but the 21st-

Century workplace when her hu-
man resources chief sent an internal
memo telling employees "We need
to be one Yahoo! and that starts with
physically being together": Angry
employees leaked the memo to Kara
Swisher at All Things D, a site that
covers the digital world.
The memo raises an intriguing
point. What are we missing with
our reliance on email and texting?
"Some of the best decisions and
insights come from hallway and
cafeteria discussions, meeting new
people, and impromptu team meet-
ings," the memo said.
The ironywas delicious, an
Internet search company insisting
that people chat face to face. How
quaint. What's next typewriters
and carbon paper?
Mayer, who was hired to breathe
life into Yahoo, became its chief
executive at 37 while pregnant with
her first child. Working women
hoped that she, of all people, would
be sympathetic to the needs of other
working moms. She reportedly
lavished free food and iPhones on
Yahoo employees. When that didn't
turn the company around, she
reined in the troops and reaped
criticism from all sides.
Even fellow CEOs questioned
her judgment. Richard Branson,

founder ofVirgin, blogged about
trust. "To successfully work with
other people, you have to trust each
other. A big part of this is trustilig
people to get their work done wher-
ever they are, without supervision,"
he wrote.
No one would argue with the value
of trust in the workplace, but what
happens when the trust is abused?
The New York Times reported that
some Yahoo employees used their
working time at home to start their.
own businesses. *
Several studies have found that
telecommuting improves produc-
tivity. To spark innovation, though,
research suggests interaction is key.
Yahoo joins a few other large corpo-
rations that have upset workers by
requiring them to show up.
The uproar strikes many as rich
people's problems. Most Ameri-
cans juggle jobs and family without
the luxury of being able to work at
White, college-educated managers
and professionals are far more likely
to telecommute than is the popula-
tion as a whole. Telecommuters are
less likely to be black and Hispanic.
Noonan and Glass also found that
while many companies say they
have flexible workplace policies, the
rate of telecommuting has stayed
at about 17 percent through the
Yahoo intends to be "the absolute
best place to work," the memo said.
Mayer may yet discover that more
work gets done at home than in the
hallway and cafeteria.

Marsha Mercer writes from Washington. You may
contact her at

Who is Allen Cox and what can he teach us?

On Feb. 11, with the ut-
terance of three words,
"Guilty, Your Honor," Jim
Greer prematurely ended an ugly,
and convoluted chapter in the Re-
publican Party of Florida's history.
The disgraced former party chair
also dashed the hopes of many
who wanted to see the fireworks
of a full-blown trial and account-
ability for all who participated in
illegal or unethical behavior.
The story was years in the mak-
ing. It began in 2006, when Greer,
handpicked by then Gov.-elect
Charlie Crist and backed by lead-
ers in the Florida Legislature, just
barely received enough votes to
become the Republican Party of
Florida's chair. He was re-elected
two years later with only 75 per-
cent of the vote, even though he
was not officially challenged.
While his arrogant behavior and,
big-spending ways ruffled a lot of
feathers, he continued to enjoy the
support from those in the high-
est echelons of state government
- the governor, attorney general,
and legislative leaders.
Those in the grassroots of
Florida's Republican Party started
to express grave concerns about
fiscal mismanagement, credit card
scandals, and the financial health
of the party. But the elected elite,
who enjoyed unfettered access
to party resources, circled the
wagons by sending a not-so-subtle
message to dissenters to cease and
Some of the grassroots party
members caved to the influence of
these powerful forces. Others, who
took their fiduciary responsibilities
seriously, didn't believe that keep-
ing Greer in charge and allowing
the questionable financial prac-
tices to continue were in the best
interest of the party.
Enter Allen Cox. Cox, who then
served as vice chairman of the
party, was the man brave enough
to stand up against the power
elite to expose the misuse of party



with a few others,

not only repeat-
edly called for a full
financial audit, a
request rebuffed by
the attorney general
and legislative lead-
ers. He also enlisted
50 Republican Party
of Florida members
- state committee

men and women and county party
chairs to sign a written request
for a special meeting of the party's
state committee to rescind the
January 2009 election of Chairman
Greer. The request outlined four
charges, including financial mis-
management, violation of party
rules, and violation of two articles
of the Republican Party of Florida's
Greer continued to be protected
by those in position to force a full
accounting. Was their intention to
protect the party, as they claimed,
or to protect their shared secrets
with a chairman who was losing
the support of his organization?
Cox reached out to me and sev-
eral supportive elected officials to
back up his call for cleaning up the
party. A few of us joined in to pub-
licly call for a full and open audit,
to no avail. Party leaders support-
ed a less transparent accounting,
while expressing their confidence
in the embattled chairman.
Clearly Cox is a good man who
didn't stand by and do nothing.
His reward, however, was to be os-
tracized by his own political party.
What a shame!
Cox is an unsung hero. He
epitomizes what is right within the
party. He called out bad behavior
and had grassroots support in do-
ing so. And instead of good behav-
ior being rewarded, unfortunately
the opposite occurred.
Instead of the open process
requested, clandestine agree-
ments were signed, Greer resigned
and the powers that be installed

a sitting state senator to serve as
chair, someone who was part of
the secret contract. The result was
more top-down command, little
accountability, and business as
Imagine what the past three
years and the last election cycle
could have been like for the
Republican Party of Florida if
they had heeded Cox's call for
coming clean and reforming the
party. Instead, the party suffered
through a long period of rumor,
innuendo and finger pointing that
led up to the much anticipated
trial that-ended abruptly last week
with Greer's guilty plea, leaving a
plethora of unanswered questions.
The lone casualty- Greer
- became the fall guy for all the
bad behavior. His supporting cast
walked away relatively unscathed.
While it's hard to feel sorry for
Greer, it's harder to believe that
justice was served or that lessons
were learned.
Cox recently said, in an article in
The Miami Herald, that he hoped
Greer's case would serve as a cata-
lyst to end the tradition of legisla-
tors using party funds to skirt state
law. He suggested eliminating the
loophole that allows legislative
leaders to raise money and park
it at the party-and have near total
discretion in how it is spent.
This year the Florida Legislature
is bringing forth ethics reform and
campaign finance reform legisla-
tion. Yet not included in either bill
is any reform'requiring political
parties to disclose how they collect
or spend political contributions.
Cox was one of the bravest and
most ethical among the Republi-
can Party of Florida in 2009 and he
was cast aside. The-powers that be
didn't listen to him then. Will they
be smart enough to listen now?

Paula Dockery was term-limited as a Republi-
can state senator from Lakeland after 16 years
in the Florida Legislature. She can be reached






Sinkholes: Facts and answers to common questions

Special to the Floridan

From the Florida Department
of Environmental Protection's
Florida Geological Survey, infor-
mation about the nature of sink-
holes in Florida and the proper
protocol to use if you encounter
a sinkhole in an urban area.
Facts about sinkholes
in Florida
The entire state of Florida sits
on top of several thousand feet of
limestone, a rock that can form
with natural void spaces called
porosity. In limestone,. where
the void spaces are connected,
the rock is permeable. Porous
and permeable limestone makes
great aquifers and provides mil-
lions of gallons of fresh drinking
water for residents and agricul-
ture. The most significant fac-
tor in the development of sink-
holes is the dissolution of the
limestone underlying Florida by
naturally acidic groundwater.
Sinkholes are a natural and
common feature of Florida's
landscape. They are only one
of many kinds of karst land-
forms, which include depres-
sions, caves (both air and water
filled), disappearing streams,
springs and underground aqui-
fer systems, all of which occur in
Florida. Thousands of naturally
occurring sinkholes can be seen
throughout the state of Florida
including many that connect
underground to springs, rivers
and lakes.
Sinkholes form in karst ter-
rain from the collapse of surface

This huge sinkhole is one of three that all appeared around the home of the Tillman family in Bascom in 2009.

sediments into underground
voids. In Florida, one may see so-
lution sinkholes, cover-subsid-
ence sinkholes or cover-collapse
sinkholes. The first two types
will show very little topographi-
cal disturbance, to the naked eye,.
while the third is the type that
shows an abrupt change in to-
pography and is most associated
with the thought of sinkholes.
Questions about sinkholes
in urban and suburban
My yard is settling. Do I have a
sinkhole? Maybe. But a number
of other factors can cause holes,
depressions or subsidence of the

ground surface. Expansive clay
layers in the earth may shrink
upon drying, buried organic ma-
terial, poorly-compacted soil af-
ter excavation work, buried trash
or logs and broken pipes all may
cause depressions fo form at the
ground surface. These settling
events, when not verified as true
sinkholes by professionals, are
collectively called "subsidence
incidents." If the settling is af-
fecting a dwelling, further test-
ing by a licensed engineer with
a licensed geologist on staff or a
licensed geology firm may be in
order. Property insurance may
pay for testing, but in many cases
insurance may not cover damage

from settling due to causes other
than sinkholes.
)) A sinkhole opened in my neigh-
borhood. Should I be concerned?
Although sinkholes in Florida
sometimes occur in sets, most
are isolated events. The 'bedrock
underlying the state is honey-
combed with cavities of.varying
size, most of which will not col-
lapse in our lifetimes. A quick
inspection of your property for
any sinking or soft areas might
be prudent. Unless the sinkhole
is very large, and extends to your
property, there's likely to be little
reason for concern.
Should a sinkhole open in an
area near you the hole Should be

immediately cordoned off and
clearly marked to protect traffic.
Contact local law enforcement
to report the hazard and call
your city or county road depart-
ment to initiate repair work. If
the road is private, repair of the
hole is usually the responsibil-
ity of the landowner or property
owners' association.
Is there a safe area of Florida
where there is no chance of sink-
holes? Technically, no. Since the
entire state is underlain by car-
bonate rocks, sinkholes could
theoretically form anywhere.
However, there are definite re-
gions where sinkhole risk is
considerably higher. In general,
areas of the state where lime-
stone is close to surface, or areas
with deeper limestone but with a '
conducive configuration of wa-
ter table elevation, stratigraphy,
and aquifer characteristics have
increased sinkhole activity.
In an effort to assist the state,
residents are encouraged to re-
port sinkhole information by
filling out a subsidence incident
report form on the Department's
website and submit the complet-
ed copy to the FGS. This website
also contains information on
sinkholes and how they form.
To access the form, go to
SIR-quick-form5.htm or contact
FGS at 850-488-9380.
More information aboutsink-
holes can be found on the Florida
Department of Environmental
Protection's website on http://

Stat B .rief

Fla. Taliban jurors still
deciding imam's fate
MIAMI Jurors will
return for a fifth day in
Miami federal court to
deliberate the fate of a
Muslim cleric accused of
supporting the Pakistani
The 12-person panel quit
Friday evening without
reaching a verdict in the
case of 77-year-old Hafiz
Khan. They now must re-
turn Monday to continue
their deliberations.
The jury already sat
through a two-month trial
on U.S. charges that Khan
provided about $50,000
to the Pakistani Taliban.
Khan testified the money
was for needy people,
family members and a reli-
gious school or madrassa
he owns in Pakistan's Swat
If convicted, Khan faces
maximum sentences of
15 years bn each of four.
terror support-related

Two of Khan's sons were
previously cleared of
all charges. Three other
defendants remain in

2 teens dead
after crash with
drunken driver
ST. CLOUD Authori-
ties say two teens are dead
after crashing into a sus-
pected drunken driver in
central Florida.
The Florida Highway
Patrol reports that 47-
year-old Randall Kerley
was driving a pickup truck
in Osceola County Thurs-
day night when he turned
left at an intersection in
front of an oncoming
car. The car hit the right
side of Kerley's truck and
caught fire as it hit an SUV
that was stopped at the
The car's driver, 18-year-
old Rachel Price, and her
passenger, 19-year-old
Jamaree Cook, were killed

in the blaze. No injuries
were reported to Kerley or
the SUV driver.
Troopers report that
Kerley showed signs of
impairment after the
crash. He was arrested at
the scene and charged
with two counts of DUI
manslaughter. It was im-
mediately clear if he had
an attorney.

Man scheduled to die
April 10 for killing girl
Rick Scott signed a death
warrant Friday for a man
convicted of kidnapping
and killing a 10-year-old
girl more than three
decades ago.
Larry Eugene Mann is
scheduled to die by lethal
injection at Florida State
Prison near Raiford at 6
p.m., April10, the gover-
nor's office reported.
According to court
records, Elisa Nelson was
riding her bike to school
on Nov. 4,1980. She was

Beef/Forage Field Day is March 14

Special to the Floridan

Mark your calendars for the 2013 Uni-
versity of Florida Beef/Forage Field Day
at the North Florida Research and Educa-
tioh Center Beef Research Unit, located
one mile west of Greenwood on Highway
162. Registration will begin at 8 a.m. There
is a registration fee of $10 and lunch will
be provided.
Schedule of Events
8 a.m.: Registration
9 a.m.: Morning Program Begins
Spring weed control Brent Sellers,
UF Weed Specialist
Cattle nutrition on winter forages -
Nicolas DiLorenzo, UF Beef Specialist
)) Impacts of management on beef
quality Chad Carr, UF Beef Specialist
Understanding pregnancy diagnosis

- Cliff Lamb, UF Beef Specialist
Tilled vs. no tilled forage production
- Cheryl Mackowiak. UF Soils Specialist
)) Noon: Lunch and speaker
Spill clean-up, z Pesticide CEU core
credit Shep Eubanks, UF County Agent
and Paul Mitola, FDACS
1 p.m.: Afternoon Program Begins
Spray calibration, z Pesticide CEU core
credit Shep Eubanks and Josh Thomp-
son, UF County Agents and Brent Sellers,
UF Weed Specialist
Winter forage demonstration Ann
Blount, UF State Extension Agronomist
and Doug Mayo, UF County Agent
2:30 p.m.: Tour of new dormitory and
ribbon cutting
)) 3 p.m.: Adjourn
For further information, call 394-9124
or visit the NFREC website at nfrec.ifas.

Hatton House Residets in Bioxi

Residents from Hatton House Apartments, located at 2045 3rd Ave., in Sneads, paused for a
photo during their recent community-sponsored, expenses-paid trip to the Hard Rock Hotel &
Casino in Biloxi, Miss. The trip was part of an ongoing series of customer appreciation events.

late because of a dentist
appointment and was
carrying a note from her
mom. She never made it to
school and her bicycle was
found later that day.
On that day, Mann tried
to kill himself by slitting
his wrist and was hospital-
ized. He told police he
had "done something
The following day, Elisa's
body was found in an
orange grove. She had died
from a skull fracture.
On Nov. 8, Mann's wife
went to retrieve his glasses
from his pickup truck

and found the note Elisa's
mother had written. It had
blood stains. She called
police and Mann was
arrested on Nov. 10.

He was convicted the fol-
lowing year of first-degree
murder and kidnapping.

From wire reports

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Week in e

From staff reports
Qualifying closes foi
municipal elections
When candidate qualify
ing closed on Feb. 22 and
all unopposed candidates
were accounted for, all
that was left for the April
9 city election ballots
were two races and two
Marianna will decide
who'll represent District
3 on the city commis-
sion and Sneads will
choose who'll hold the
Group 4 seat on its city
Referendum issues to
be decided are a charter
amendment in Cotton-
dale and a utilities-related
concern in Marianna.
Train getaway failed
A Marianna woman who
tried to jump a slow-mov-
ing train Monday after
escaping custody was
recaptured shortly after
failing in her quest to ride
the rails to freedom.
According to Jack-
son County Sheriff Lou
Roberts, June Brincefield,
34, had been in court last
week and at that time was
given a conditional release
to await further court ac-
tion on the misdemeanor
charge she faced. But over
the weekend she got in
more trouble, charged
with possession of mari-
juana and resisting an of-
ficer by the time she faced
a judge on Monday.
Brincefield was sen-
tenced to nine months in
the county jail during her.
court appearance Mon-
day. While she was being
walked down the steps of
the courthouse, un-
cuffed out of compassion
because of the drizzling
rain, Roberts said, she
bolted and ran. Authori-
ties fanned out toward the
railroad tracks where she'd
She was seen running
alongside the tracks as a
slow-moving train passed
by, and apparently tried to
jump aboard,.but missed,
Roberts said. She fell
down and was lying next
to the track when depu-
ties got to her. She was
taken initially to Jackson
Hospital for treatment of
scrapes and scratches,
but then released into the
custody of local authori-
ties. She was taken to jail,
and Roberts says sle now
faces an escape charge.

Slow-moving storms
soak the Panhandle
Neighborhoods in and
around Jackson County
deal with additional
downpours, which came
on the heels of a mid-
month drenching that had
yet to dry out. Monday's
soaking left several roads
impassable and caused
schools in Jackson,
Holmes and Washington
counties to temporarily
Flooding update
Jackson County Road
and Bridge crews continue
to assess rain damage with
closures or water haz-
ards reported at dozens
of locations, including a
complete collapse at McK-
eown Mill Road in Sneads,
where we ran into off-duty
firefighter Tim Perry who
was on the scene, check-
ing out the destruction for
County contemplates
land purchase.

Jackson.County Com-
missioners may buy a
three-acre parcel of land
across from the road and
bridge department on
Owens Road. On Tuesday,
the board authorized
County Administrator Ted
Lakey to negotiate on a
price for land and present
the figure for approval at
the earliest opportunity.
At least part of the parcel
may be used for parking;
the county is planning
jto bring in a new 13,000-

The gazebo at Citizens Lodge Park was surrounded by flood water on Wednesday in Marianna.

Technical Director Connie Smith gets the Chipola College
Theater ready for the upcoming performance of "Hairspray."

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Old U.S. Road was one of the many streets still closed because of flooding on Friday.

square-foot prefab metal
e maintenance shop and
set it down in the area that
staff now uses for parking
in the Road and Bridge
yard. The county is cur-
rently bidding the shop,
and has not yet reviewed
the offers.
Road and Bridge Super-
intendent Al Green has
several changes in mind, if
the board does ultimately
elect to go forward with
the new building.
He'll close the old tire
shop and move those
functions inside the
new space. The county's
insurance company has
strongly suggested that
the old tire shop needs to
be vacated.
The county recently
bought a two-post lift that
will allow mechanics to
lift all four vehicle tires off
the ground at once; before
they had to work piece-
meal with a lesser lift.
That piece of equipment
will move into the new
maintenance shop, placed
strategically so that both
the mechanics and tire
crews can access it easily.
He'll also move the
mechanics into the new
space and let the county's
sign man move into the
old mechanics' shop.
Currently, he has to use
the Road and Bridge
break room to build his
signs..The old shop will
also house traffic barri-
cades and possibly other
supplies that have been
crammed into available
space throughout the
department's complex.

County to consider
potential high-dollar
Jackson County Com-
missioners will have a
workshop session with
county Supervisor of
Elections Sylvia Stephens
next month to talk about
whether they'll buy some
new optical scan vote-
counting equipment she
wants, and to discuss how
they'll pay for it if they do
approve the purchase. The
meeting is set for Tuesday,
March 26, at 5 p.m.
Stephens wants to
replace the M100 tabula-
tors she's been using for
the past decade with 23
new DS 200s at $5,500 per
unit. Assistant Supervisor
of Elections Vicki Farris
brought her request to the
board Tuesday. Stephens
would have 14 of the units
stationed at precincts,
three would be devoted to
Early voting sites, two to
counting absentees, and
the other four would be
back-ups in the event of
problems with the other
According to Farris, the
new equipment uses more
up-to-date technology
than the old. For instance,
ballot results are stored on
a jump drive rather than
on old-style memory cards

like those installed in the
M100s. The screen that
voters would see on the
DS 200 is also much larger
than the one available on
the M100, she pointed out.
Overall, the main
problem is that the old
machines are reaching
the end of their useful life
span; election officials
said. They've had to re-
place the motherboard in
one unit and batteries and
scanner bars in others.
Those failing parts were
discovered in the course
of testing the equipment
prior to various elections.
Farris said it's time to
replace them all.
'Hairspray' is the
hot ticket
Tickets went on sale
Wednesday for the up-
coming Chipola College
production of "Hairspray"
The show has a big cast,
made up of both students
and members of the
general community. It has
an orchestra of 10, and
Dr. Josh Martin and Chris
Lauen will be on piano.
There are about 20 musi-
cal numbers in the show,
so the musicians and
performers will have to
summon all their endur-
ance for the high-energy
It runs from March 13-
17, with the curtain rising
at 7 p.m. on March 13-16;
the last performance,
on March 17, is a 2 p.m.
Sunday matinee. Tickets
are $8 for adults and $6 for
Theater Director Charles
Sirmon has been in some
of his own shows before,
but it has been a while
since he carried dual du-
ties as actor and direc-
tor. He's diving back into
double coverage in a huge
way for "Hairspray." He'll
take a starring role. And
he'll be in drag.
A male typically plays
the role of Edna Turnblad;
John Travolta and Di-
vine did it in the movies,
Harvey Fierstein did it on
Broadway, and Sirmon is
adding his name to further
the tradition on the local
arts scene.

Day-trippers visit
The Jackson County
Tourist Development
Council recently rolled out
its first day trip tour in a
test of its overall plan to
lure the beach crowd in-
land for a look at Jackson
County while they're in
the area.
A group of 19 snowbirds
who winter in the Grand
Panama condo or in
other places on Panama
City Beach signed on for
the trip and came in last
Monday for a variety of
adventures. They walked
through the touring cave
at Florida Caverns State
Park, lunched downtown,
and in the afternoon

toured the St. Luke's
Episcopal Church and
graveyard. Local histo-
rian and author Dale
Cox provided the group
of mostly-northerners a
southern take on the Civil
War, focusing on the Battle
of Marianna which took
place, in part, on the St.
Luke's property. The visi-
tors came in on the Rock
and Roll Transit tour bus,
which was parked near
the Civil War monument
at Confederate Park while
they lunched. The tour
group also walked to the
historic Ely Criglar House,
where owners Larry and
Ruth Kinsolving opened
their home for a tour.

More than a foot of
rain falls in 5 days
The National Weather
Service in Tallahassee re-
leases rainfall totals for the

Assistant Supervisor of Elections Vicki Farris runs test ballots
through one of the county's U1-year-old M100 voting machines
on Wednesday.

Feb. 22-26 storms. Jackson
County readings show
between 8.42 and 12.30
inches of rain fell
during the five days of

heavy rainfall. The Chipola
River continued to rise
after the rain, reaching
a crest of 22.97 feet on


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State Brief

For citrus crop, it's been
a tough year
ST. PETERSBURG Florida's citrus
crop has suffered huge losses this year,
with fruit falling from trees and the
overall forecast declining about 10 per-
cent, but the problems shouldn't trans-
late to a price increase at the breakfast
table yet.
Experts and growers say warm, dry
weather; too much fruit on each tree;
and citrus greening disease are the likely
culprits. Some say this is the year that
greening which is caused by a fast-
spreading bacteria and is also known
as HLB finally translates into crop
losses. Greening is spread by insects,
and there is no cure. It leaves fruit sour
and unusable, and eventually kills the
infected tree.
"I don't think there's any doubt that
we're beginning to see the effects of ,

citrus greening on the industry," said
Adam Putnam, Florida's agriculture
commissioner. "This is a situation
where the state's signature agricultural
commodity faces an existential threat."
Most of Florida's biggest crop, Valencia
oranges, is used for juice, and because
of a surplus from last year, consumer
prices are not expected to increase this
year. But they could in the future.
At the beginning of the season last
October, the U.S. Department of Agri-
culture predicted that the state's total
citrus crop would yield 154 million
boxes of fruit. But that forecast has been
downgraded to 141 million boxes. A box
of oranges, temples or tangelos is 90
pounds, grapefruit boxes are 85 pounds,
and tangerines are 95 pounds.
'The USDA has reduced the estimate
three times in one season," Putnam
said. "I'm very concerned."
From wire reports

Gary Newman works his way through some of the less common chemicals that were dropped
off at a past Household Hazardous Waste Amnesty Day.

From Page 1A
generators (small businesses, schools,
growers, etc.) will be accepted at a
reduced rate.,
To schedule a drop-off time, call Jack-
son County Parks and Recycling Director

Chuck Hatcher at 718-0437.
Remember to follow the manufactur-
er's handling instructions and use cau-
tion when transporting hazardous ma-
terials to the collection site. Do not mix
chemicals or allow skin contact.
The Jackson County Recycling Facility
is located in Marianna's Industrial Park,
at 3530 Wiley Drive.

C rew s means to make those re- is greater, he must be se-
C rew s ductions as painless as lective in what he asks
possible and still serve the for if he has any chance
From Page 1A communities, of being heard "across
Crews must balance his the street" at the Capitol
in windows, knocked on overall current budget by building in Tallahassee.
doors" and let their mes- finding $20 million to cut, Right now, he said, there
sage be heard loud and but he's been givenleeway are zero dollars to fill any
clear at every opportu- to accomplish that mis- of the empty slots. The de-
nity. Their proactive ap- sion in ways that he sees partmenthasabout23,000
preach, he said; resulted fit if he can, rather'than full-time employees in its
in a change of heart and legislators or the gover- 48 institutions and 750
the prison there remains nor automatically making temporary workers to
open. cuts. oversee 155,000 inmates.
He did say that he's Hepraised the wardens Crews also mentioned
heard no talk of any im- and other employees the probation division,
mediate plans to close who run the state's pris- saying that its 145 proba-
more prisons or to priva- ons, saying they are doing tion officers carry a very
tizeanybeydndthehealth more with less and excel- heavy workload and do
care privatization being ling under extreme du- their work well. They su-
worked out for six work, ress. He gave an example pervise 170,000 to 180,000
camps in the southern of a typical situation, say- inmates, and their work-
sector of the state and 14 ing that the strain is clear load is expected to in-
more that are also being when one visits a prison crease dramatically in the
considered for the same and sees one officer in a future.
change. control room, with per- His department, he said,
On the subject of work- haps just one more offi- was $36 million in the
ing ihfimates, Crews said cer on duty to supervise hole on the, first day of
his department is doing all inmates from the floor, in this fiscal year and that
it can to lessen the impact arrays that include from balancing the budget has
of his obligation to cut the 150 to 400 inmates, been and will be a jug-
number of work squads In the coming year, gling act. He anticipates
that go out and do work Crews said, he is ask- a $95.3 million deficient
for communities around ing for $12.5 million to by June, in a budget that
the state. If an institution fill 247 open and critical ranks third highest among
had two squads, he had to correctional positions in DOC's across the country.
cut one. But Crew said his 12 institutions. He said It is at $2.1 billion, with
team had used creative that, while the true need $1.48 billion dedicated to
security and institution-
-~.' al operations. Describ-
'-i ~ing the DOC as a "gen-
CAH *LA '4 .SY, eral revenue cow" that is
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Mon i,.. 1 .4.' 5.7: department has suffered
Tue i 2E1 2 2 4.7 2'-. 7 9.1.'-2.-' a half-billion-dollar
trim-down and lost 8,000
Tue IMI 5.2. .9 positions in recent cuts.
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of that money may ul-
timately go to hlelp the
department continue
to strengthen its new-
ly-sharpened focus on
preparing inmates to
re-enter society with the
job and social skills they
need to become contrib-
uting members of society
and to stay out of trouble
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James & Sikes
Funeral Home
Maddox Chapel
4278 Lafayette Street
Marianna, FL 32446

Carol M.

Service of Remembrance
will be at 2 p.m., Sunday,
March 3, 2013 at James &
Sikes Funeral Home Mad-
dox Chapel.
The family will receive
friends from 1:30 p.m. till
service time at Maddox
James & Sikes
Funeral Home
Maddox Chapel
4278 Lafayette Street
Marianna, Florida 32446

Willie Hazel

Willie Hazel Rogers, 91,
of Malone died Friday,
March 1, 2013 at Chipola
Nursing Pavilion.
A native and life long resi-
dent of Jackson County,
Mrs. Rogers retired as
Town Clerk of the City of
Malone. She was a devoted
member of Friendship
Baptist Church for the past
78 years where she taught
Sunday School and played
the piano. Mrs. Rogers was
known as a kind, caring,
loving Christian.
She was preceded in
death by her husband,
Walter Paul Rogers, one
spn, Michael Rogers; her
parents, Willie and Mary
"Mamie" Conrad McMillan
and her sister, Verna
Survivors include her si-
ster's son, William Twomey
of Warner Robins, GA; nine
Rogers nieces and neph-
ews; a devoted care giver
and cousin, Bettye Sawyer
of Malone.
Funeral services will be
at 3 pm Sunday, March 3,
2013 at Friendship Baptist
Church with Rev. Greg
Ford and Mr. Marvin Floyd
officiating. Interment will
follow at the church ceme-
tery with James & Sikes Fu-

neral Home Maddox Chap-
el directing.
The family will receive
friends one hour prior to
service, Sunday, March 3,
2013 at Friendship Baptist
The Rogers family wishes
to express their thanks to
the staff of Chipola Nursing
Pavilion for their loving
care for the past three
years; Dr. Chin, Dr. Gay
and the'staff of Emerald
Coast Hospice.
Expressions of sympathy
may be made online at

James & Sikes
Funeral Home
Maddox Chapel'
4278 Lafayette Street
Marianna, FL 32446

Cecylia P.

Cecylia P. Sznura, 91, of
Marianna died Thursday,
February 28, 2013 in Warn-
er Robins, Georgia.
Cecylia was Born in Po7
land and lived in the U.S.
since'the 1940's. She lived
in Jackson County since
1976 where she was a
member of St. Anne's
Catholic Church.
She is survived by three
sons, Joseph Bielawski 'of
St. Augustine, Stanley
Bielawski of Louisville KY.,
Tom Sznura and wife, Mi-
chelle of Vernon; one
daughter, Sabina Bielawski
of Northfield IL.
Funeral Mass will be 2
p.m. Tuesday, March 5,
2013 at St. Anne's Catholic
Church with Father George
Sammut officiating. Burial
will follow in Pinecrest Me-
morial Gardens with James
& Sikes Funeral Home
Maddox Chapel directing.
The family will receive
friends from 5-7 p.m. Mon-
day, March 4, 2013 at
James & Sikes Maddox
Expressions of sympathy
mdiybe made online at

Funeral Home
8261 Highway 90 East
Sneads, Florida

John M.

John M. (Mickey)
Whiddon, age 46, of
Chattahoochee, FL., passed
away Wednesday, February
27, 2013, in Tallahassee, FL.
Mickey was born on De-
cember 22, 1966, in
Chattahoochee, FL.
He graduated from
Chattahoochee High'
School in 1984, and lived
his entire life in
Chattahoochee. Despite
Mickey's physical disabili-
ties, he enjoyed life to the
fullest and has been an in-
spiration to family and
friends throughout his life.
Mickey has now been re-
stored to his former glory
and is dancing in heaven
with his favorite, angels;
Momma, Daddy and Sissy.
Mickey was preceded in
death by his parents, Ches-
ter and Johnnie Whiddon
and a sister, LeAnn Jones.,
He is survived by two
brothers, Pete Whiddon
and his wife Linda of
Chattahoochee; Marry
Whiddon and his wife
Wanda of Felda, FL. and
one sister, Jennifer
Roberson and her husband
Brian of Chattahoochee.
He was also survived by
several nieces and neph-
ews as well as many special
A Memorial Service will
be held on March 9, 2013,
at 1:00 PM EST, at the
Booster Club Pavilion L S
59 overlooking Lake Semi-
In lieu of flowers, contri-
butions maybe sent to the
Darrell Gwynn Foundation,
4850 SW 52nd St., Davie,
Florida 33314, or send an
email to: darrellqwynn


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home's west end, placed where it could
help keep the brutal afternoon rays from
overheating the living areas.
But don't tell Jones that's a genius
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level, including in March 2009 when
the river reached 23.66 feet, and just
last week, when five straight days of
heavy rains helped push it's water up to

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and just kept coming, Jones, who had
every confidence in the design of her
house, nevertheless kept a calm, watch-
ful eye on the encroaching waters of the
Chipola River. She understood what a
powerful combination water and gravity
can make.
The homeowner monitored local
media outlets. She took detailed notes of
daily river readings and even called Jack-
son County Emergency Management
Director Rodney Andreasen for the latest
conditions and predictions.
On Thursday afternoon, nearly a week
after the storms began, Jones was about
to get the news she was waiting for: the
river had crested and was beginning to
back away from her back steps.
"I put a broom out to mark the level,"
she said by phone late Thursday, with
both relief and excitement in her voice,
."and the water's already gone down by
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Sports Briefs

High School baseball
Monday Crestview at
Marianna, 4 and 6:30 p.m.;
Rocky Bayou Christian
at Cottondale, 4:30 p.m.;
Malone at Ponce de Leon, 4
and 6 p.m.
Tuesday Sneads at Cot-
tondale, 6 p.m.
Thursday Poplar Springs
at Malone, 1 p.m.; Cot-
tondale atVernon, 6 p.m.;
Marianna at Bay, 4 and 6:30
p.m.; Graceville atWewahi-
tchka, 4 and 6 p.m.
Friday -Vernon at
Graceville, 4 and 6 p.m.;
Marianna at Pensacola
Catholic, 4 and 7 p.m.;
Malone at Central, 6 p.m.

High School softball
Monday Graceille at
Cottondale, 6 p.m.; Sneads
at Ponce de Leon, 4 and 6
Tuesday Liberty County
at Marianna, 4 and 6 p.m.;
Graceille at Vernon, 6 p.m.:
Wewahitchka at Cotton-
dale, 6 p.m.
Thursday Blountstown
at Sneads, 4 and 6 p.m.:
Laurel Hill at Malone, 5
p.m.; Dothan High at Mari-
anna, 4 and 6 p.m.: Cot-
tondale at Ponce de Leon,
6 p.m.
Friday Cottondale at
Graceville. 6 p.m.; Atha
at Sneads, and 6 p.m.;
Nlarianna at Walton, 6
p.m.: Malone at Central,

Chipola baseball
The Indians will be home
for the weekend for three
games against Gordon
College starring Friday at 5
p.m.. followed by a double-
header Saturday starting at

Chipola softball
The Lady Indians vill
be at home this week for
doubleheaders against LB
Wallace on Tuesday at 4
and 6 p.m., and Wednesday
against Lake Michigan at 3
and 5 p.m.
Chipola will host Middle
Georgia March 10 at 2 and
4 p.m.

Panhandle Seminole
Club golf tournament
The 2013 Panhandle
Seminole Club's annual
scholarship golf tourna-
ment will be held April 5 at
Indian Springs Golf Club
in Marianna. This tourna-
ment, along with another
fundraiser, has helped pro-
vide $40,000 over the past
10 years to deserving local
students and helped further
their education.
Registration and warm-
up will begin at noon with
the shotgun start at 1 p.m.
for this four-man scramble
event. Cash prizes will be
awarded to the first, sec-
ond, and third place teams.
Additional prizes will be
given for longest drive,
straightest drive, closest to
the pin, and so on.
The green fees contri-
bution of $65 will.entitle
each golfer to a fantastic
afternoon of golf on a
championship course fto
help a very worthy cause),
followed by a great meal.
Scholarship (hole) and
prize sponsorships are also
available for this event.
For more information, call
Roy Baker at.850-526-4005
or 209-1326, or George
Sweeney at 850-482-5526.

MHS softball golf
The Marianna High
School softball team golf
tournament will be held
See BRIEFS, Page 2B

Lady Bulldogs knock of SHS

Marianna improves to 5-0


The Marianna Lady Bulldogs continued their
hot streak to start the season, taking a 7-2 road
win over the Sneads Lady Pirates on Friday
night to improve to 5-0.
Taylor Hussey started in the circle and went
all seven innings to get the win for MHS, allow-
ing one earned run on five hits and two walks to
go along with six strikeouts.
The Lady Pirates got two runs in the first in-
ning thanks to a lead-off walk by Brooke Wil-
liams, a bunt single by Shelbi Byler, a passed
ball that brought Williams home, and an RBI
groundout by Cambridge Chason.


Sneads' Mallory McDaniel and Marianna's Reagan Oliver have a run-in at third base Friday


Dominant performance


Sneads' Caleb Alexander slides for third as Graceville's Preston Nichols waits on the throw Friday night.


strikes out 17

SNEADS Austin Lom-
bardo struck out 17 Gracev-
ille batters in a dominant

pitching performance to lead
the Sneads Pirates to a 3-1 dis-
trict victory over the Tigers on
Friday night.
The senior right-hander
went all seven innings to
earn the victory, giving up
one unearned run in the first
inning and shutting the Ti-
gers lineup down for the final

Clay Jenkins singled to lead
off the game for Graceville
and eventually came around
to score on an error to make it
-1-0, but Lombardo struck out
three straight batters to get
out of the inning.
The Pirates tied the game
up in the bottom of the sec-
ond when Cade Hall walked
and scored on a passed ball,

Lady Hornets run-rule Altha


The Cottondale Lady Hor-
nets picked up their first vic-
tory of the season Friday night
at home, beating the Altha
Lady Wildcats 13-3 in five
CHS was. coming off of a 15-0
home loss to Sneads on Thurs-
day, but the Lady Hornets had
total control of Friday'sgame
from start to finish.
Senior pitcher Kelsie Obert
went all five innings to .earn
the win, allowing just three
hits and two walks and strik-
ing out six, while also adding
a triple, an RBI and two runs,
scored at the plate.
Morgan McGinty led the
Lady Hornets offensively,
going 3-for-3 with two RBI
and three runs, while Laken
Wamble was 2-for-3 with a
run, Deunna Gonzalez 2-for-3
with a run, and Kayla Lathan
2-for-2 with a double and a
Connor Melvin scored once
and drove in a run, and Lilly
Festa scored twice and also
had an RBI.

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Kelsie Obert pitches for Cottondale on Thursday night.

Lady Hornets coach Mike
Melvin said after the game that
Friday's win came as a relief,
for his team, particularly after
Thursday's game.
"We haven'thad many games,
but it feels good to come out

with a win. We hit the ball and
didn't make any errors, and
Kelsie did a good job of keep-
ing them off balance," he said.
"Everybody was swinging the


and Sneads went ahead for
good when Devin Hayes
scored on a dropped fly
ball in right field in the
Sneads added its final run
in the fifth inning, with Ryan
Danford leading off with an
infield single, stealing second


Lady Tigers

outlast Wewa

The Graceville Lady Tigers
softball team picked up its first
win of the .season Thursday
night in Wewahitchka, outlast-
ing the Lady Gators in 11 in-
nings, 9-6.
Graceville, which improved
to 1-2 with the win, led 5-2
through four innings, but We-
wahitchka answered with a run
in the fifth inning and two more
in the sixth to tie the game.
Neither team could push a
run across over the next four in-
nings, but the Lady Tigers final-
ly broke through in the top of
the 11th with four runs to take
a 9-5 lead.
The Lady Gators got one run
back in the bottom of the in-
ning, but GHS pitcher Taylor
McDaniel stopped the rally
right there and closed it out to
pick up the win.
McDaniel incredibly went
all 11 innings in the circle for
the Lady Tigers, winning de-
spite surrendering 20 hits to

See OUTLAST, Page 4B

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Breanna Willis pitches for Marianna during Thursday night's
game against North Florida Christian.

Lady Bulldogs beat

NFC, improve to 4-0


The Marianna Lady Bull-
dogs picked up their fourth
consecutive victory to start
the season Thursday night
at home, edging past the
North Florida Christian
Lady Eagles 3-1.
Breanna Willis started
in the circle for MHS and
went five innings to get the
win, allowing one earned
run on eight hits and a
walk with five strikeouts.
NFC got its only run off
of Willis on an RBI hit by
Jackie Lee Wells in the top
of the fourth inning, with
Kayleigh Temples coming
out of the bullpen for the
Lady Bulldogs in the sixth
and pitching the final two
innings to earn the save.
The freshman Temples
allowed just one hit and no
walks and struck out four

Lindsey Bert started for
the Lady Eagles and went
the distance to pick up the
loss, allowing two earned
runs on four hits and four
walks, and she struck out
12 Marianna hitters.
The Lady Bulldogs got
two runs in the bottom
of the second inning .and
added an insurance run in
the sixth.
Connor Ward led Mari-
anna with two hits, includ-
ing a double, with Taylor
Hussey going 1-for-3 with
an RBI and Whitney Lip-
ford picking up the only
other MHS hit.
Alli-Ann Bigale drove in a
run, and Reagan Oliver and
Lexie Basford each scored
a run for Marianna.
Bert led the Lady Eagles
offensively, going 2-for-2
with two doubles and a
run, while Wells was 2-for-
3 with an RBI and Kaitlyn
Wood was 2-for-3.



Indians race past Grand Rapids


The Chipola Indians got their
weekend started off with a bang
Friday afternoon at Chipola Field,
routing Grand Rapids 13-1 in six
The Indians, who improved to
14-9 on the season with the win,
got four runs in the third, fourth
and fifth inning, to blow open a 1-1
Chase Nyman and Bert Givens
each had big days at the plate for
the Indians, with both racking up
three hits, a walk and three RBIs,
while Nyman also scored three
Josh Barber was 2-for-4 with two
runs and an RBI, Neiker Navarro
was 2-for-3 with two runs and an
RBI, Chase Rivett was 2-for-4 with
a run and an RBI and Clayte Rooks
was 1-for-3 with a walk and two
Carlos Misell started on the
mound for Chipola and went all six
innings to pick up his fifth win with-
out a loss this season, allowing just
the one run, two hits, four walks
and five strikeouts.
TJ George pitched five innings for

From Page 1B
base, moving to third on a sacri-
fice bunt by Trent Clark, and then
scored on a passed ball.
Graceville had an opportunity
against Lombardo in the top of the
third after Jenkins and Jared Padgett
walked with one out, but Lombardo
again got out of the jam with a pair
of strikeouts to end the inning.
The Tigers only managed to get
two base-runners over the final

From Page 1B
March 9-10 at Caverns Golf Course,
with format a three-man scramble
at $85 per player.
Lunch will be provided on Sun-
day. For more information, call
Scott Wiggins at 573-7506 or Brian
McKeithan at 482-4257.

Chipola's Chase Nyman tags a Grand Rapids runner out at second to bring Friday's
game to an end.

Grand Rapids and give up 15 hits
and five walks to lead to 12 earned
Grand Rapids took the early lead
when Jim Eloff reached on an er-
ror in the top of the first inning and
scored on an RBI single by Jared
The Indians tied it up in the bot-
tom of the second with an RBI sin-
gle by Rivett to score Nyman, and
then surged ahead for good in the

four innings, with Hunter Forsyth
getting the only hit with a one-out
single in the sixth.
Lombardo retired 15 of the final 17
batters he faced, striking out Bran-
don Pippin, Eli Miller and Ethan
Walker in a row in the seventh to
end the game.
His counterpart, Padgett, was
outstanding on the mound as well,
pitching five innings and allowing
just two hits and three walks' and
striking out 11.
Jenkins pitched a scoreless sixth
inning in relief, and also had one

Altrusa golf tournament
The 20th annual Altrusa golf
tournament will be held March 15
at Indian Springs Golf Course; with
registration at noon and a 1 p.m.
shotgun start.
Format will be four-person
scramble, modified handicap, 18
holes at $65 per person. For more
information, call Jay James at 526-

Nyman and Givens came up with
RBI hits in the third inning, with an
RBI triple by Josh Barber, an RBI
single by Rooks, an RBI double by
Nyman, and an RBI double by Giv-
ens in the fourth opening it up for a
9-1 Chipola lead.
Navarro's RBI double in the fifth
gave the Indians their 10th run of
the afternoon, and bases loaded
walks to Cameron Gibson, Nyman
and Givens brought in the final
three runs for Chipola.

of the two Graceville hits on the
night, with Forsyth getting the
For Sneads, Danford was 1-for:2
with a walk and a run, while Hall
was 1-for-i with a double, a walk,
and a run, and John Michael Glover
was 1-for-3.
The Pirates (3-1) next play in Cot-
tondale against the Hornets on
Tuesday in another district game,
while the Tigers (1-3) head to We-
wahitchka on Thursday night for
another league game against the

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From Page 1B
But Sneads didn't threat-
en again offensively the
rest of the night, as Hussey
kept the Lady Pirate bats in
check with what her coach
Scott Wiggins called her
best performance of the
young season.
"She was hitting her
spots and letting the ball
go tonight," the coach
said. "Our defense played
solid all around behind
Hussey got some help
from her offense in the

From Page 1B
bat like I know they
can, and they were giv-
ing Kelsie a break on the
"We don't need her to
strike out everybody. We
need her to just pitch and
us play defense behind her
and make the plays. That's

third inning with two runs
to tie the game, as Bonnie
Bigale walked and scored
on an RBI grounder by
Whitney Lipford, and Alli-
Ann Bigale singled and
scored on a wild pitch to
make it 2-2.
Marianna took the lead
in the top of the fourth, as
Connor Ward singled and
later scored on a double
steal, with Taniyah Rob-
inson getting thrown out
at second as Ward came
home to score.
In the. fifth, the Lady
Bulldogs added three
more, getting an RBI dou-
ble from Alli-Ann Bigale

to score Bonnie Bigale,
with Lipford adding her
second RBI groundout to
score Alli-Ann Bigale, and
Reagan Oliver walking and
scoring on a wild pitch to
make it 6-2.
Lipford got her third RBI
of the game in the seventh
with a single up the middle
to score Oliver for the final
Marianna run.
Alli-Ann Bigale finished
with three hits and Ward
had two for the Lady Bull-
dogs, who'had 10 hits as a
They made things tough
on Williams; who started

in the circle for Sneads
and went five innings be-
fore giving way to Am-
ber Avriett for the final
Lady Pirates coach Kel-
vin Johnson said he was
impressed by Marianna's
performance in all facets
of the game.
"I just thought they out-
played us, outhit us, and
outpitched us," he said.
"They've got a real nice
team. I was real impressed
by (Hussey). That was one
of the better pitching jobs
I've seen in the last couple
of years. They'll win a lot of

where we're trying to get
to. We just need to get
better each game."
The Lady Hornets (1-2)
had 14 hits as a team after
notching only four against
Cottondale will next play
Graceville on Monday
night at home at 4 p.m. and'
6 p.m., and will hostWewa-
hitchka the following night
at the same time.

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to pitch like that."
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day night with a road
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start the year will come
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in the state in the Liberty

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work in every day and it's
just a great excitement
with the start we're having
and the girls playing this
well. We still have room to
get better, but overall we've
started as well as we could
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Dear Annie: My daughter just gave birth
to our first grandson. The problem is, she
and her husband plan to take the baby to
his parents' house for babysitting, even
though I offered. We both live nearby.
I'd love to watch him at least one or two
days a week.
I find my son-in-law to be arrogant and
rather disrespectful. I get the impres-
sion that he is encouraging our daughter
to have a negative attitude toward us.
Before they were married, we were close
to her, but now there is a huge rift. I am
hurt by her actions. They are stealing my
joy of having a grandchild. I am lucky if
I get to see the baby twice a week for an
hour at a time. I have offered to help with
dishes and laundry and occasionally,
they let me do those things. My husband
and I are generous and give them lots
of baby gear and food. It's as if I need to
bring a gift in order to hold my grandson.
Life has not been easy the past five
years. My only parent died, and my
siblings are squabbling over the estate,
creating an estrangement. Three years
ago, I was diagnosed with cancer. Due to
all of this stress, I have had two shingles
outbreaks in the past two months. I
always thought that when my only
daughter became a mother, we would
become closer, and she would be more
sympathetic toward me.
This hurts so much that I have trouble
sleeping. When I talk to my daughter
about more time with the baby, she says,
"We'll see," and that she needs to talk
to her husband about it. And nothing
changes. How do I fix this?

Dear Sad: We know many grandparents
would consider an hour twice a week
to be a blessing, so we caution you not
to be overly focused on the downside of
your relationship. There may be myriad
reasons why your daughter prefers her
in-laws to babysit. Some of it may be
that you seem depressed and stressed,

partly due to your medical problems and
sibling issues. You may come across as
needy and demanding, rather than lov-
ing and generous. Talk to your daughter
gently. Tell her you love her and her fam-
ily, and ask how you can improve things
between you.

Dear Annie: We have a family funeral
coming up. Like the rest of the country,
Swe are plagued with many upper respira-
tory viruses. How do we politely refuse
handshakes, hugs and kisses? I thought
of holding our hands behind Our backs,
but that seems standoffish. Should we
post a sign by a guest book? What should
it say?
I am a healthcare professional and am
aware of how viruses spread. I want to be
discreet and keep everyone healthy.

Dear Don't: When people approach you,
it is OK to say, "I don't mind,
but with all the illness floating around,
we are trying to limit physical contact
to protect everyone." Of course, some
people will hug you anyway, so be sure to
wash your hands thoroughly afterward.

Dear Annie: If "Kidless in the Carib-
bean" is so anxious to take his children
abroad, and his ex-wife really is afraid
for them to fly, why not take them on a
cruise? If she refuses to allow that, it's
not a fear of flying that is motivating her.
And I agree with your suggestion to take
her along. That should take care of any
separation anxiety.

Dear St. Maarten: Several readers sug-
gested a cruise, although the father had
more extensive travel in mind. Nonethe-
less, we think this is about the ex-wife
not wanting her children to travel out
of the country. We'hope they can reach
some sort of compromise.


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especially those who live year-round in South
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sometimes the weather looks inclement V A 7 4
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the sun still shines. In today's deal, how 4 3
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partner had something in spades (or that West would not lead that suit). Notice that
five diamonds goes down on the likely heart lead.
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and seven diamonds. After taking his heart ace, declarer cashed his diamond ace
and saw scudding dark clouds when West discarded a club.
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by Luis Campos
Celebrity Cipher cryptograms are created from quotations by'famous people, past and.present.
Each letter in the cipher stands for another.





Previous Solution: "Men say they love independence in a woman, but they
don't waste a second demolishing it brick by brick." Candice Bergen

TODAY'S CLUE: dslenba

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by Luis Campos
Celebrity Cipher cryptograms are created from quotations by famous people, past and present.
Each letter in the cipher stands for another.






Previous Solution: "The things you do for a woman you wouldn't do for
anything else. Same with money." Leroy "Satchel" Paige

TODAY'S CLUE: X sienbej

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Annie's Mailbox

- gallons of wine per
capital Americans con-
sume annually.


PISCES (Feb. 20-March
20) -Your image could
be fragile, so it wouldn't
be surprising to find
adversaries looking for
chinks in your armor.
ARIES (March 21-April
19) All a bad attitude
will do is cause you to be
self-defeating and greatly
lessen your chances for
success in any form.
TAURUS (April 20-May
20) It might prove wise
to look gift horses in the
mouth. Something tan-
talizing is likely to be on
offer all it's meant to
do is lure you into giving
up your money.
GEMINI (May 21-June
20) To appease an-
other, you might agree to
do something that would
serve that person's best
interest, not yours.
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22) Have some com-
mon sense when it comes
to health issues. Don't eat
or drink anything your
system can't handle.
LEO (July 23-Aug. 22)
- Unless you keep
unruly whims in check,
you're apt to do some-
thing silly that you would
greatly regret.
VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept.
22) Unfortunately,
when seeking advice, you
are likely to go to people
who will tell you what
you want to hear instead
of the truth.
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23) Don't use flattery
on someone who truly
doesn't deserve it. Insin-
cerity would lessen the
worth of your words.
SCORPIO (Oct. 24-Nov.
22) You had better put
your blinders on if you
find yourself browsing in
stores that carry mer-
chandise you can't afford.
Dec. 21) -Allowing self-
doubts to dominate your
thinking could severely
impede your progress.
Either have more confi-
dence in yourself or bluff
your way through things.
Jan. 19) -Any problems
you experience are likely
to be of your own mak-
ing. If you find yourself
getting caught in a tight
squeeze, it'll probably be
due to a sin of omission.
AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb.
19) -When doing busi-
ness with someone new,
be on guard even if the
other party has been rec-
ommended by a friend.


1845, Florida was admit-
ted as the 27th U.S. state.
Alexander Graham Bell
(1847-1922), inventor;
Jean Harlow (1911-1937),
actress; James Doohan
(1920-2005), actor; James
Merrill (1926-1995),
poet; Perry Ellis (1940-
1986), fashion designer;
Ira Glass (1959-), radio
personality; Jackie Joyner-
Kersee (1962-), athlete;
Julie Bowen (1970-),
Star-Spangled Banner"
is set to the tune of "To
Anacreon in Heaven,"
a piece originally com-
posed around 1775 as
the official song of the
Anacreontic Society, an
English musicians' club.
man, as a general rule,
owes very little to what
he is born with a man
is what he makes of
himself." Alexander
Graham Bell

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12 Actress
13 Post-
14 Got dingy
17 Far from
18 Brown bird
20 Eastern
21 Hotel
24 Quiver
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28 Raison
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32 Ad award
34 "You
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37 Annually
39 Flashlight
41 Pizza Hut
42 "Diamond
Lil" star

43 Auction
45 Gold brick
48 Capital of
49 Waterfalls
52 Two fives
for -
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the Family"
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55 Make one's
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57 Pilot's

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3 Pay a visit
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5 "Wheel of
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deposits game
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34 Piers
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36 Hamster
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(2 wds.)
49 Letter
, containers
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54 Approves
55 Sly tactic
56 Smelting
57 "You don't
58 At a
59 Decorate
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4 Tibet's
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6 Two-bagger
8 Oodles
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Entertainment Brief

'Switched at Birth' goes silent
LOS ANGELES "Until hearing people walk
a day in our shoes, they will never understand,"
says a guidance counselor at a high school for deaf
students in "Switched at Birth."
Such insights are a staple of the ABC Family
drama, a TV rarity that puts deaf characters at the
center of the action. But Monday's episode takes it
a bold step further: Save for a few spoken words at
the beginning and the end, it is silent. The actors'
hands do the talking with American Sign Language,
even rapping together in one gleeful sequence.
From wire reports








Bigger is better?

My grandfather
was a wise man.
He taught me, for
example, that professional
wrestling is fake, despite
my grandmother's telling
me otherwise. He also
told me little fishes should
be thrown back. If not,
at least hide them deep
under the ice where no
one can see them.
You see, my grandfa-
ther knew little fishes are
objects of ridicule. Other
fishermen will laugh and
make sport of you should
you catch 20 bluegills
that fit into a coffee can
with room to spare. His
advice has served me well
through the years.,
I don't know why, but
this bigger-is-better at-
titude has always perme-
ated the angling frater-
nity. It was so even during
caveman times.
"Ugh," Gork says. "I
can't wait to get home and
show Oola this 300-pound
sturgeon I bludgeoned to
death with my club. She'll
positively swoon."
"Ugh," says Mog. "I got a
good one too."
"That little bitty thing?"
Gork replies. "Why it
doesn't weigh an ounce
over 120. You should've
thrown it back (giggle
giggle, sneer sneer)."
Back at the cave, Gork
spends as much time be-
littling Mog for his "little"
fish as he does bragging
about his own trophy. The
whole clan laughs at Mog
while disrespectful cave-
children hoot, whistle, and
throw mastodon bones
at his head. Oola, mean-
while, makes eyes at Gork
like Scarlett did at Rhett.
Following my grandfa-
ther's teaching, I long ago
resolved never to be like
the hapless Mog. There
are too many Gorks in this

Outdoors Columnist

world who are ever ready
to point out your inad-
equacies to the world at
large. Life is too short and
who needs the heartache?
Never once, however, did
I ever think my own father
would Gork me.
It happened a few years
ago. I took Mom and Dad
to the mountains for a
day or two of sightseeing.
While there, I gave them a
guided tour of the pris-
tine trout streams I enjoy
fishing. While Mom oohed
and aahed over the spar-
kling water, moss-covered
rocks, and streamside veg-
etation, Dad was skeptical
when I recounted past
angling experiences.
"Ain't no way ya'll catch
fish out of little bitty
creeks like this," he said.
"Yes we do," I replied.
"All the time."
"I don't believe it," he
"Wait right here," I said.
I'd anticipated Dad's
attitude and sneaked a
rod into the car before we
left home. I quickly broke
it out, tied on a Rooster
Tail spinner, and made
a cast into the dark pool
by which we were stand-
ing. Luck, Providence,
and the morning hunger
of a brightly colored wild
rainbow rewarded my
effort. My catch was about
8 inches long, not bad by
standards. I cast a smug
glance at Dad, released
the trout, and returned the

Fishing Report

Bass fishing is improv-
ing. Fish are moving
shallow and preparing to
spawn, Shallow pockets
off the Flint River in the
clearest water are the
best target areas. Float-
ing worms, lizards and
tube lures are good bait
choices. Topwater fishing
should be on the upswing
Crappies are report-
edly spawning in lily pad
patches, stick-ups and
other long-stemmed
aquatic vegetation. They
will bite minnows readily
when located.
Bream fishing is slow
at present and catfish are
showing minimal signs of
Bass fishing is good. Pre-
spawn fish have begun

From Page 1B
Wewahitchka, while allow-
ing no walks and striking
out four.
Offensively, McDaniel
finished 2-for-5 with a
double, a walk, and three
RBIs, while Madison Mc-
Daniel went 1-for-4 with a
home run.
Kaylee Vaughn was.3-for-
6 with a double, a triple,
a run, and two RBIs, with
Dominique Robinson fin-
ishing 3-for-5 with a walk,
two runs, and an RBI and
Caitlin Miller 3-for-6 with
two runs. Cristina Ramirez
and Erin Rosa also had hits
for the Lady Tigers, who
had with 14 as a team.
Graceville return to ac-
tion Monday with a road
game against the Cot-
tondale Lady Hornets at 6


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moving into shallow water.
Shallow pockets near the
Highway 82 causeway are
good spots to fish. Bass
are also being taken on
the northern stretches at
depths of 4-6 feet. Craws,
lizards, jigs, jerkbaits and
shallow crankbaits are rec-
ommended bait offerings.
Crappie schools will
soon be breaking up and
remnant fish will seek
shallower water. Try min-
nows, crappie jigs and
small spinners near banks
with structure present.

rod to my vehicle. I love
getting in an I-told-you-so
now and then.
Mom, like most moms,
was very congratula-
tory. Her little Bobby
said he'd catch a fish
and, by golly, he did just
that. Dad wasn't quite so
demonstrative. He merely
grunted before turning
away to take a photograph
of a dead fern.
Back at the motel, we
napped for an hour or so.
When I awoke, I went out
to the parking lot to grab a
soda from the ice chest in
the car. Dad was already
there, leaning against
the front fender talking
to some elderly good ol'
boys from Tennessee with
whom he'd struck up an
"Oh yeah," I heard him
saying as I approached,
"he caught a fish alright.
Little ol' bitty thing no big-
ger than this."
As he held up two fingers
spread maybe four inches
apart, he caught sight of
"Well, well," he said.
"There's the big fisherman
The old men in his
"audience" pointed and
snickered. You'd have
thought I was Curly catch-
ing a pie in the face from
Moe and Larry.
"'Bout this big, you say?"
one of them said, hold-
ing up his own two-finger
measuring gauge.
I got my cold drink and
returned to my room,
downcast, thanking
heaven none of them had
any mastodon bones.
I tell you, bigger might
not always be better, but
little surely can be hu-
miliating. Too bad old Mog
wasn't there. The moral
support would have been

Bream and catfish
remain slow.
Current river level and
water conditions continue
to warrant no viable fish-
ing reports for the week.
Generation schedules, pool levels,
and other such information for
area waterways may be obtained
by calling toll-free 1-888-771-4601.
Follow the recorded instructions
and access the touch-tone for the
Apalachicola River System.

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Juwan Howard signs with Heat

The Associated Press

Juwan Howard was
on the floor for the final
moments of the win that
clinched last season's
NBA championship for
the Miami Heat.
Turns out, that might
not have been his last
game as a pro.
The Heat brought How-
ard back on Saturday,
signing the 40-year-old
power forward to a 10-
day contract. It will be
his 19th NBA season,
and he's expected to be
with the team on Sun-
day when Miami visits
the NewYork Knicks.
And after the way
Heat President Pat Riley
described the move, it
doesn't appear to be one
made just on a whim.
"Juwan is a key part
of the championship
culture here in Miami,"
Riley said Saturday in a
statement released by
the Heat. "He is essential
to this team and can still
play this game at a high
level in some of our big-
gest games yet to come."
The Heat did not prac-
tice Saturday before
gathering to fly to New

The move was one that
the Heat were considering
even last fall. When the
Heat won the NBA title -
Howard's first ring he
was the first player back
to resume workouts at
the team practice facility,
doing so less than a week'
after 400,000 fans showed
up for the team's cham-
pionship parade through

downtown Miami.
Howard said then that if
he played again, it would
be in Miami. And when
the Heat decided in Sep-
tember to not sign him to
the training camp roster,
Heat coach Erik Spoelstra
said that the club would
consider bringing him
into the mix later if things
worked out.

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College Basketball

Gators rally past Alabama

The Associated Press

Prather had 10 points and
nine rebounds, most of
them in the second half,
and No. 8 Florida rallied
from an eight-point defi-
cit to beat Alabama 64-52
The Gators used a 15-0
run late in the second half
- fueled by Prather to
pull away from the Crim-
son Tide and remain un-
beaten at home.
Erik Murphy led Florida
(23-5, 13-3 Southeast-
ern Conference) with 15
points. Kenny Boynton
added 13, and Scottie Wil-
bekin chipped in 11.
But there's no doubt
Prather was the key. He
played relentless defense
and was equally impres-
sive on the other end. With
Prather leading the way,
Florida outscored Alabama
23-5 over the final 10 min-
utes of the game.
Trevor Releford led the
Tide (19-10, 11-5) with
12 points. Trevor Lacey
and Nick Jacobs added 11
points apiece.

Florida's Casey Prather (24) tries to get to the basket as
Alabama center Moussa Gueye (14) defends during the game
in Gainesville on Saturday.
Florida made just 2 of 13 the charity stripe.
shots from 3-point range, The Tide really went cold
but made up for it by mak- from the.field, making just
ing 22 of 26 from the free- two baskets after taking
throw line. a 45-37 lead with 12:23
Alabama was 4 of 10 from remaining.

Missed shots, bad passes,
charges, Alabama did a lit-
tle bit of everything to give
up the lead on the road.
The Gators gladly took
advantage en route to
clinching a first-round bye
in the SEC tournament.
Florida can secure the No.
1 seed by winning one of
its remaining two games or
having Kentucky lose later
Saturday. .
Florida used a 12-0 run
to open up a double-digit
lead early in the game,
making this look like it
would be another lopsided
affair for Florida.
But the Gators stopped
making shots and starting
giving up baskets'at every
All the talk leading into
the game was about the
return of bench players
Will Yeguete and Michael
Frazier II. Yeguete missed
six games following ar-
throscopic surgery to re-
move loose bodies from
his right knee, and Frazier
sat out Tuesday night's loss
at Tennessee because of a
Neither did much.

Lady Indians split doubleheader


Bulldogs beat

Braves in

Martin's debut


The Marianna Bulldogs
welcomed in their new-
est coach Carlan Martin
in as positive a fashion as
possible, notching a big
3-0 road district victory
over the Walton Braves
on Friday night thanks
largely to a dominant
pitching performance
from Hayden Hurst.
The junior left-hander
started on the mound
and went 6 1/3 innings,
giving up five hits and
two walks, and striking
out 10 batters before giv-
ing way to Adam Dewitt
in the seventh inning to
record the final two outs
and get the save.
Hurst got just enough
support from his of-
fense, which got a run in
the first when Reid Long
tripled and scored on a
passed ball, and got two
more in the fourth on a
solo home run by An-
drew Shouse and then a
failed pick-off attempt by
the Walton pitcher that
allowed Taylor Strauss to

score from second base.
Kody Bryan had the
only other hit for the
It wasn't much offense,
but Martin will certainly
take the win any way he
could get it, especially
in his first game back as
head coach of the Bull-
dogs since the 2007 sea-
son, as he took over after
the resignation of former
coach Steve Dewitt on
"It did feel good to get
back into the swing of
things. I'm tickled with
it," he said. "We played
real well. Walton had two
real good arms that came
out and threw well, but
the kids battled. Hayden
did a great job on the
mound. He battled and
his curveball had some
velocity on it. We look for
big things out of him."
Marianna is back in
action Monday at home
against Crestview at 4
and 6:30 p.m., before fin-
ishing the week with road
games Thursday against
Bay and Friday against
Pensacola Catholic.


The Chipola Lady
Indians split a road dou-
bleheader with Florida
State College of Jackson-
ville on Friday, losing the
first game 5-4 and coming
back to get the second 7-4.
The split leaves the Lady
Indians at 13-4 on the
Chipola very easily
could've swept the double-
header, but FSCJ rallied
in the bottom of the sixth
inning of the first game
for two runs to take the
5-4 lead and then closed
it out in the top of the
Eva Voortman started
and took the loss for the
Lady Indians, giving up the
sixth inning rally all with

two outs.
Two straight errors and
a walk allowed FSCJ to
load the bases in the in-
ning, and Paige Hoerntlein
made the Lady Indians pay
with a two-RBI double to
left field to give her team
the lead.
Riley Carter came back
out to the circle in the top
of the seventh for FSCJ and
retired Chipola in order to
end the game.
Carter gave up four
earned runs on nine hits
and two walks, and struck
out seven, while Voortman
allowed just one earned
run on six hits, two walks
and four strikeouts, with
five Chipola errors proving
too costly to overcome.
Hoerntlein had a brilliant
game at the plate, finishing
3-for-4 with a home run,

two doubles, two runs and
three RBI. Taylor Derick-
son also went 2-for-3 with
two RBIs.
Mya Anderson and Katie
Harrison each had two hits
for Chipola, with Stepha-
nie Garrels and Alyssa Ha-
thcoat each getting a hit, a
run and an RBI.
In the second game, the
Lady Indians jumped out
to a fast start with four
runs in the top of the first
inning, getting three hits
and stealing an amazing
seven bases, with Megan
Borak adding an RBI single
along the way.
Chipola added runs
in the second,, third and
fourth innings to build a
7-1 edge, and that proved
to be enough support for
starting pitcher Karissa
Childs despite four more

defensive errors for the
Lady Indians.
Childs went six innings
and gave up two earned
runs on four hits, three
walks and four strikeouts,
with Kaitlin Hussey closing
it out in the seventh, allow-
ing just one hit.
Anderson had two hits
and a run to lead the of-
fense, with Garrels and
Chandler Seay each pick-
ing up a hit, a walk and
scoring twice.
Harrison and Borak each
had a hit and an RBI, and
Hayley Parker had a walk,
an RBI and two runs.
Gabriela Andino-Tor-
res took the loss, starting
and going all seven in-
nings while allowing six
earfied runs on six hits
and four walks with 10

Hornets win, lose during week


The Cottondale Hornets
split a pair of games to fin-
ish out the week, beating
Bethlehem 8-5 on the road
Thursday night before fall-
ing to district foe Altha at,
home 10-0 on Friday.
In Thursday's game, the
Hornets gave up a 5-2
lead through six innings,
with Bethlehem scoring
three runs in the bottom
of the seventh to send it to
extra innings.
However, Cottondale
came back with three runs
in the top of the eighth
and reliever Trent Jackson
closed the game out in the
bottom of the inning to get
the win after giving up the
lead in the seventh.
Jagkson finished with
six strikeouts and gave up
three earned runs on three
hits and two walks, while
starter Wesley Spooner
pitched six solid innings,
allowing two earned runs
on two hits, four walks and
had eight .strikeouts.
Josh Simmons led the
team offensively, going 4-
for-4 with two runs and
two RBIs, with Ryan Mor-
rissey finishing 2-for-5
with a double, a triple,
three runs and two RBIs.
Frank Huff was 3-for-
4 with three runs, while
Jackson was 2-for-5 with a
double and an RBI.
The Cottondale offense
had no such success Fri-
day against Altha, as Wild-
cats pitching limited the
Hornets to only two hits
on the night, both coming
from Justin Lipford.
K Altha got a run in the
first, two in the second,
two in the third, four in the
fourth, and another in the
fifth to end the game on
the mercy rule.

Jake Kernoschak started
for Cottondale and took
the loss, lasting 2 2/3 in-
nings and giving up three
earned runs on a hit and
six walks, with Morrissey
pitchingthe final 2 1/3 and
giving up four earned runs

on four hits and two walks.
The loss dropped the
Hornets to 2-2 and 1-1 in
District 3-1A.
Cottondale plays at
home Monday against
Ro'ky Bayou Christian at
4:30 p.m.





FCSAA State JUCO Basketball Tournament
Milton H. Johnson Health Center
Chipola College

March 6 9


March 8

Florida State College @ Jax WOM]
vs. Chipola
Wednesday, March 6 6:00 p.m. Semi
Palm Beach E 6:01
vs. Northwest Florida
Wednesday, March 6 8:00 p.m.

Saturday, March 9
5:00 p.m.

St. Petersburg
vs. Hillsborough
Wednesday, March 6 1:00 p.m.

Gulf Coast
vs. Santa Fe
Wednesday, March 6 3:00 p.m.

College of Central Florida 3:I I uu p.m.
vs. State College of Florida I
Thursday, March 7 1:00 p.m.
Phone: 850-718-2270 Website:
Tournament Sponsors:
Waste Management, Florida Lottery, and First Commerce Credit Union
Funded in part by the Jackson County TouristDevelopment Council


, March 8
0 p.m.

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Grow as a Couple.
Strengthen Your Marriage.
A Video Seminar Sponsored by Crossway Fellowship
Six Dynamic Sessions:
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Love Interrupted
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Four Sessions on Saturday Morning
Friday, March 22nd, 2013
6:00pm 8:30pm
Saturday, March 23rd, 2013
9:00am 2:00pm
(Snacks Friday Night and Saturday Lunch Provided)
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For More Information Contact:
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Fertiized & Weed Control
.- 850-209-9145 .
Sheltered Coastal Bermuda Hay
Baled with JD568 in Columbia, AL $55
Call 334-790-4439 or 334-618-1962

Cow-Calf pairs for Sale S1600. each
o 334-886-9003 / 334-726-4661

Buying Pine / Hardwood in
your area.
No tract to small / Custom Thinning
Ca Pea River Timber
1 334-389-2003 4m
Wanted to Rent: Farm Land or Pasture in Ma-
rianna or West of Marianna; Call 850-718-1859

Agricultural Assistant
Must have valid driver's license & ability
to pass pesticide applicator's licensure
test. Part of the Farm team will operate
tractors for planting, tillage, mowing;
supervise inmates; other duties.
Applications received at the North Florida
Research Center, 3925 Hwy. 71,
Marianna, FL (located 1 mile south of
Greenwood on Hwy 71).

25 Drivers


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job ready in 15 days!

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Garden of Memory Cemetery Chapel of
Memories, companion Mausoleum, crypt
B65-66 w/ two O/C & two plaques I have the
quit deed Asking 82385. for property, Contact
Mark E. Holton major US. Army retired
pediLcare for more information.
Two Side-by-Side Cemetery Plots C3 and C4
@ Garden of Memory. Plots in Garden Cross
Section. Asking $1300. Each Contact:
Alex Leath 205-972-1237 or

ANTIQUES: Antique side board ($1,500)
Antique side board with hutch ($1,800),
Victorian sofa ($300), 334-714-8929

March 2nd & 3rd
National Peanut Festival Building
Hwy 231 S. Dothan, Alabama
Over 275 Tables *
Sat 9-5 Sun. 10-4
Call 334-279-9895

Wanted: Old Coins, Gold,
Diamonds, Guns, And Tools
'West Main Jewelry & Loan 334-671-1440.

Grand Piano Steinway LR black
M series, original owner, mint
cond. $20,000 334-794-9955

New in box (NBF)
Browning A-Bolt, 30-06Call
,334-405-3879, $650


Big Puppy-Sale! Chihuahua, Shih-Tzu mix
puppies and Morldes. Now taldng deposit on
Papillions. 334-718-4886 pi

(14) Town Homes for Sale
I block off circle,'
great income & fully occupied;
Owner Finance
with good down payment
0 386-312-6363.4,

EJanitorial Business for sale
Equipment, training and 60K
annual gross $19,500

B NEED EXTRA CASH Avon can help 6
for info: 334-806-2101 4=

Restaurant For Sale with Lounge and Oyster
Bar. Seats approx 200. Currently doing Good
Business." Owner looking to retire. Financing
available with down payment. $250,000.
Price NEG! Call 334-684-1700 between 8am-
2pm. Home 850-956-2709 fronf3pm-7pm

Golden Retriever Puppies for sale.
Pups are 13 weeks old. These are pick of the
litter puppies that we have now decided to sell.
Great dispositions.$400. For more information
and pictures call 334-482-3810 or 334-562-9497.
Located near the Troy area.
Miniature Australian
r: Shepherd Puppies
Beautifully marked red
merles, blue merle.
black tri and red tri.
Males and Female. 5400. $600. NSDR &
ASDR. Call or text for more information.
Reg. Toy/Mini Chocolate, Parti
colors & solids Schnauzers, Male
& Female, S/W, $500.-$600.


Demo Salvage Concrete
for Sale & Delivery, great for erosion
control behind dams & gullies
334-347-7466 or 334-726-2561

Frozen Green
We also have
shelled peanuts
850.209.3322 or
850-573-6594 4128 Hwy231

r.1 m m m mm n 1== m m'=1 = n mm =
Bahia seed for sale 4
Excellent germination with over 40 yrs
S experience. Kendall Cooper
SCall 334-703-0978, 334-775-3423,
L. or 334-775-3749 Ext. 102 j
Large rolls of Hay for Sale
Bahia & Coastal
Daytime 334-585-3039,
after 5pm & weekends 585-5418

Adets or CO TF"fo REb iitn Jfoldno.Sestefrdtis

Pastry case: 17 x 152 x 11 $75. 850-272-7424
Recliner/rocker: Tan suede. $75. 850-272-7424
Remington 1100- 12 gauge, $425, 850-573-5135
Sleep Apea Machine: $500. 850-592-2440
Tires Set 4, P225/70R16, $80, 850-482-2636
Wedding gown, new, sz 16, $300 850-693-3260.
Window 29x30 Dbl Pane, $100, 850-482-2636
Window: 2 transom 14x73 $45 ea. 850-482-2636
Window: dbl pane,292x30% $100. 850-482-2636

Baby Clothes-girl 0-12 mo. $30 bx, 850r693-3260
Battery charger 2/40/200 $100. 850-482-2636
Battery Charger -on wheels, $100, 850-482-2636
Exercise Stepper $30. 850-482-8347.
Floor mats: 4 heavy duty $50. 850-272-7424
Free Firewood: cut and haul $0. 850-762-3824
Howard Coat of Arms. $25. 850-272-7424
Infant Car Seat $30, 850-693-3260
Mirror w/shelves: $50. 850-693-3260.

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Bloodhound Pups
Taking deposits for regis-
tered /registerable pups.
Litter includes black/tans
& reds (5 males/5 female).
Both parents are regis-
tered and on site. Born on
January 23, 2013. Will be ready for new homes
on March 6, 2013. $650. For more info. or to set
appointment for viewing call 334-726-2561.


Lab pups: Cute & Cuddly! Yellow & Chocolate.
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Opelika-Auburn News has an
immediate opening for a
Production Director.

The primary role of this position is to
oversee the production operations at
the Opelika/Auburn, Alabama facility
of O&DS. A major requirement of this
position is to grow a profitable
commercial printing and distribution
operation at the Opelika-Auburn News.

This position is also responsible for
promoting and championing safety
as a condition of employment while
ensuring that all safety policies are
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suppiieu. i475 mo. a &/i MoUIle nm.
priv. drive, sun deck $400. mo.
I 850-718-5089/482-4172/624-7407 4


Now accepting applications for 1, 2, 3 bedroom units.
Rental assistance. No application fee.
We pay water, sewer, and trash service.
4052 Old Cottondale Road,
Marianna, FL 32448.
(850) 526-4062, TDD/TTY 711.
"This institution is an equal
opportunity provider, ,.. .-
and employer."

1 & 2BR Apartments in Marianna
2 & 3BR Mobile Homes Rent to Own
Lot rent included. For details
n* 850-557-3432 or 850-814-6515 4
2BR/1BA House Hwy 90
Grand Ridge $425. Mo. + $425. Dep.
Call 850-592-5571
3/2 hardwood floors, CH&A
2940 Dogwood St. close to Riverside school.
$875. mo. 718-6541

3BR 2BA House in Dogwood Hts, W/D, pets
welcome, fenced yard, storage shed. $800 +
dep 850-557-2198 askfor Marcus

Austin Tyler & Associates *
Quality Homes & Apartments
850- 526-3355 or
"Property Management is Our ONLY Business"

2 & 3 bedroom mobile Homes in Cottondale.
$500 and up. H20, garbage, sewer included.
.4 850-209-8847 4
2 & 3BR Mobile Homes in Cottondale.
NO PETS CH&A $325- $500/Month
Roomate situation also available.
850-258-1594 Leave Message

S2 & 3 BR Mobile Homes
in Marianna & Sneads (850)209-8595
2BR 1 BA MH'S in Alford, $380 mo. $380. dep.

I 3/2 Dbl. Wd. Mobile Home (by itself)
on quiet lot in Sneads. 850-209-8595

For Rent Greenwood, Marianna, &
Cottondale, starting @ $375/mo.
Water/sewer/garb./ lawn maint.incl.
4850-593-4700 4
Newly remodeled in quiet area Clean and spa-
cious, water, sewage, garbage and yard care
provided. Family of 4. No smokers, no pets.
$450 $550 mo.+ deposit. Call 850-718-8158.

Eufaula two acres with older model, two bed-
room, one bath single wide trailer With front
deck, a back porch, small garage, and lean to
for boat. Located in the White Oaks area; a
mile from White Oaks park and boat launch
ramp. Great for beginner home, just starting a
family, college student, or just a fishing get
away. $35,000 or best offer. 334-733-6625

U-Lok-lt Warehouses for Sale 30x80 Metal
building. Well and spetic plus other buildings.
/4 mile north of Hwy 90 on Hwy 71.
$75,000. Call 850-482-8333 or 850-573-8894


4-Wheeler: 2011 Polaris Sportsman 800 EFI, 4x4,
91 miles, adult owned $5,500. Call 334-796-8136

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"Beautification of Your Home"
Carpentry/Painting Installations
Furniture Repair & Refinishing
General Repairs Insured

For General House or
Office Cleaning
Call Debra
Bonded References Available

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Land Clearing, Inc. Nfmlw,P DmWs
850-762-9402 SBM

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B&B Professional Auto Detailing
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Toyota 2010 Yarif 4 dr. Sedan A/C,
I R stero system, 82K miles, good on gas $10,500.
tV "Ime Packages From Toyota 2011 Camry SE, 4dr., auto, pwr pkg.,
A t II e $4,995 white, 10,000 miles odm, show room condition
All Welded with extended warranty. $18,500. 850-569-2215,
DBoas All Aluminum Boats 850-718-5461 or 850-718-7105.
Wi 9 .e., 1994 FXSTqSoftail Custom
805790--__ _F'Harley Davidson
75 a, w.n E .cellent condition and
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day time 334-828-1536 and night 334-791-9855
MOS [ i I. 2010 Ningbo Dongfang
Winnebago 199533 ft. Vectra CH&A, auto 250cc motorcycle. Rode
leveling, Q-bed, new tires & batteries, new frig, od. Asking $250es. Never tag-e
7.5 onan, Lg. awning and more! cdAi 334-393-7034 after
call 334-393-7034 after
$23,000 OBO 334-585-6689. 5pm and leave message.
T ~s sw 5pm and leave message.
A IECA I E 2011 Harley Davidson
p 41,47 Super Glide Custom
Chevrolet 1967 Camaro SS/RS: restored on cool blue pearl & vivid
original solid body, vin#124377L123529, custom black, garage kept,
built big block 454, cranberry red, new cranber- OK mi. full factory
ry interior, to many restoration items too warranty. Driving lights,
mention. Appraised value $30,000. passenger back rest, luggage rack, quick
Priced at $26,500. See pics and info at release windshield, anit-theft system with Doug 334-237-1916 /pager, cruise pegs, oil pressure gauge,
dust cover included
O S $12,900 334-598-0061 or 334-432-4372
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$0 Down/lst Payment, Tax, Tag & Title *You wil not be disappointed
DO YOU NEED A VEHICLE? GOT BAD CREDIT? Harley-Davidson 2003 Fat Boy black 100th An-
niversary, FLSTFI, 12,800 miles, $5,300 Serious
Repos, Slow Credit, Past Bankruptcy OK! buyers!KELLER9944@GMAIL.COM, 334-232-3388
Push, Pull or Drag, Will Trade Anything! Suzuki 1988 650CC Savage/Boulevard:
BRING IN YOUR W2 OR LAST PAY STUB!! Suzuki 1988 650CC Savage/Boulevard:
BRI I YUR W OR L P U! completely rebuilt engine, bored 2000th, new
L................................ brakes, clutch and more .24 inch seat height,
L T / E. .ODAY! Steve Pope 334:80.3_.4550 j brakes, clutch and more. 24 inch seat height,
Chevy 2012 Malibu, like new! $200 down, $249 weigth 3501bs. Very Nice. $2900. 850-722-8962.
per nlonth. Call Steve 791-8243 -- RILI
SDodge 2000 Dakota SLT
--. lub Cab, V-6, 98,000 GMC 2001 Yukon SLT: Fully loaded, white and
miles, clean. $5450, Call silver, 201k miles, runs great $6,000. Call 334-
334-790-7959. 796-8136
Lexus 2002 RX300 white & silver with tan int.
FORD 2007 EXPLORER XLT "IRONMAN sunroof, tinted windows, 6 disc cd changer,
SILVER, 37,000 MILES. SHOWROOM QUALITY, new tires, exc. cond. 135K mi.
NEW CONDITION, CAN BE SEEN AT LEMON $9,900. 334-797-9290
AFTER 2-24-2013. PHONE 334-699-1666 Lnoaded witall options,
Honda 1992 Accord: 4 door, cold AC, nice car, asking $14,000.
champagne, fully leaded. $3395. 334-618-2695.
Call 334-792-8018
Honda 2007 CRV EX, Super Sharp! Must sell, -ll
$200 down, $269 per month. Call Steve 791-
8243. Honda 2008 Ao- .: Chevrolet 1988 Silverado .
SHonda 2008 Accord EXL: '' Blue & white, 2 door,
4l"-" 4 dcoors. I owner, white, 75k -- 350 V8. Runs good.
mjn milis, sliding moon roof, i $3.500.
S power driver seat, 5 Disc Call 334-794-6579
CD changer, leather,
keyless entry, power windows. Chevrolet 1998 Silverado Ext Cab: green, 3
$14,000. Call 334-493-7700 doors, 350 V8, cold AC and runs great. $5,200.
Honda 2008 Fit, low miles, under warranty, NEG. Call 334-718-9617
must sell! $200 down, $209 per month. Call Ron Chevrolet Silverado IS,
Ellis 714-0028. step side, ext cab, 4
Honda 2009 Fit Sport.- Silver, only 16900 miles, door, V-8, automatic,
garage kept, like new condition, alloy wheels, loaded, tool box, side
great gas mileage. $13,600. Call 334-446-0681. steps, 134,850 miles, like
y. HONDA 2012 ACCORD new, $9995. Call 334-790-7959.
COUPE V6 WITH AUTO- Dodge 2011 Ram 2500 crew cab, 4x4 LWB,
1 MATIC TRANSMISSION. Black & Pearl, 6.7 liter Cummins Diesel,
SUNROOF, NAVIGATION, navigation, leather, back up camera, sirius
HEATED LEATHER SEATS FULLY LOADED. NO radio, remote start, all the extras 18K miles
ACCIDENTS NOR HAS IT BEEN SMOKED IN. $43,500. 334-793-6281.
HAVE CARFAX TO SHOW AS WELL. APPROX. Ford 2004 Super Duty 4dr. 4 wheel drive, F-550
6,000 MILES AND IM ASKING $27,000. CAR LIST- with hydraulic, 224 e bed, exc. cond. 160K
ED $32,800, NEW. CALL 334-268-3900. miles $22,500. 334-347-7466 or 334-797-7289.
Hyundai 2009 Elantra, sunroof, loaded Must
Sell! $200 down, $199 per month. Call Ron Ellis John Deere 1981 Backhoe and Gooseneck
714-0028. 20ft Trailer: $6,000. Call 334-714-0586
Mazda 2010 6 5 Touring
Mazda 2010 6mile Touring 4 cy. KMC 4-Row Planters, good cond. with 3 sets of
21,000 mSilver with gray leather seed plates, $1600. 2-Row Cultivator w/ vine
iver wit r eer cutters $375. Massy Ferguson 2-Row bottom
interior. One owner, low $350. 334-791-4742
non-smoker, garage kept. plow $350. 334-791-4742
Beautiful inside and out. $14,900. 334-806-6004. Nissan 2000 Frontier ext. cab 2-wheel drive,
Mercury 1999 Grand Mar- auto, 104K miles, $5500. OBO 334-726-1215.
quis GS, loaded, leather, BUY IT!
new tires, 106,000 miles,
like new, $4500. Call 334- CC I ITI ClNKll ITI



8 B Sunday, March 3, 2013 Jackson County Floridan--- C LASSIFIEDS
work herein described as follows: LF160056
YOUR TOWING NEEDS! 1. Developments FL29P031-1 (2dwellin units) REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS FOR THE
S24 qom7 ep a. Modify two dwelling units for handicap ac-
AT ODY& RECYCLING cessibility at locations indicated. Include site PLEASE BE ADVISED that Jackson County, a po-
PAYING TOP DOLLAR FOR UNK CARS modifications indicated for parking and dwell- litical subdivision of the State of Florida,
C AYt JOn Harge at 334791A22 ing unit access and egress. Renovations also through its Board of County Commissioners,
Contact Jason Harger at 334-791-2624 includes abatement of asbestos-containing has determined that it may be, in the future, in
materials and lead based paint, the best interest of Jackson County to sell cer-
CALL FOR TOP PRICE Proposed from of Bidding Documents, include tain county-owned real property, described as:
Drawings and Specifications, are on file at the Description of property : office building and lot,
FOR JUNK VEHICLES above office of the Owner and the office of the approximately 1.25 acres, more or less Ora Mock, GRI
ALSOArchtect as follows: Broker Associate
BaI ALSOil SELLRUSEDhPARTS asl s: RoeAddress: 4487 Lafayette Street, Marianna, Flor B
24 HOUR TOWING 4 334-792-8664 Bradfield, Richards, Rhodes & Associates, ida
Architects, Inc (850) 526-9516
Ir" E..... ".. ...".".... 1.040 Crown Pointe Parkway; Suite 550 Tax Parcel Number: 03 4N 10 0346 0000 1511
-. ~Got a Clunker -Atlanta, Georgia 30338 omokyoocom
f We'll be your Junker! : Phone: (678) 990-5656 Fax: (678) 990-5858 oramock@yahoo.PROPOSALS for the purchase of the above-
described property shall be submitted under
We buy wrecked cars Copies of the documents may be obtained by the following conditions and with the following
and Farm Equip. at a prime contactors, subcontractors, or material requirements:
fair and honest price! suppliers, from the Architect. Sets of docu-
S$325M&t Complete Cars : ments may be obtained for a NON- 1. Each proposal shall be in writing and shall
REFUNDABLE CHARGE of $50.00 per set. The contain all terms and conditions of the propos-
; CALL 334-7024323 OR334-7146285 document charge shall be submitted in the al, including the price being offered to the
CAL L -7024323OR 4-1-o28. ..i form of a Company Check, Certified Check, County. No verbal changes, conditions, or ad-
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Cashier's Check or Money Order made payable editions, either before or after the preparation
i* We buy Wrecked Vehicles to the Architect. Checks shall be drawn on a fi- or submission of the proposal, shall be effec-
Ror n nancial institution insured by the Federal De- tive for any purpose, and all such will be disre-
Running posit Insurance Corporation (FDIC). No docu- garded in the consideration of the proposal.
34794976 or 34 914714 ments will be issued by the Architect until the
---- document charge has been received and no 2. This notice shall not be considered an offer
_partial sets will be issued. To allow for repro- to sell. Neither the County nor the party mak-
duction and delivery, anyone desiring to pick ing a proposal shall be bound to any agree-
WE PAY CaSH up a set of bid documents from the Architect's ment to sell or purchase the above property Muriann MUST
office must call Architect's office a minimun of unless and until a formal written contract for SEE this recently
FOR JUNK CARS!!H!!! 24 hours in advance to place the order. Re- sale has been approved in open, public meet-
quests for documents shall be accompanied by ing of the Board of County Commissioners, and renovated, like new,
Call 334-493-6226 a street address, telephone number and shall executed by the Chairman of the Board of move in ready home.
identify the purchaser as a prime contractor, Commissioners and the purchaser. Tray ceiling in dining
subcontractor, or material supplier. Also pro-
vide the current E-mail address where addends 3. Each proposal will be evaluated as to price living area. Nice
LEQA1S may be forwarded. and terms on all relevant factors, including, but chandelier& ceiling
_ _ __ not limited to: which party will be responsible
LEGAL NO C -For construction and equipment contacts ex- for costs of closing; the time required for in- fan. New stain-master
ceeding $25,00 a bid guarntee equal to not less section (if any); the time for closing; the pos- carpet. Kitchen has
LF160050 than 5% of the bid amount, and complying with sible use of the property by the County prior to new refrigerator, custom maple cabinets, dish washer
the requirements of Clause 9 of from HUD-5369, and after closing, and the terms and conditions
Marianna Housing Authority "Instructions to Bidders for Contracts-Public of such use; and all factors set forth herein and stove and microwave. Concrete drive on paved
2912 Albert Street and Indian Housing Programs" as modified by in each proposal submitted. treet. Would quality for USDA financing. $74,900.
Marianna, Florida 32448 the "Supplementary Instructions Bidders" street. Would quality for USDA financing. $74,900
I (both of which are contained in the Project 4. The Board reserves the right to reject any MLS #247456
will receive bids for furnishing all labor, materi- Manual), shall be submitted with each bid. Bid and all proposals and to waive any irregulari- Il
als, equipment, and services required for: Bonids must be executed on the form included ties in any proposal. The submission of a pro- Cr or appoint nt
in the Project Manual. The successful bidder posal shall not entitle any person submitting to
SECTION 504 RENOVATIONS AT TWO will be required to furnish and pay for satisfac- any rights, remedies, or recourse against the
DWELLINGS UNITS DEVELOPMENT FL29P031- tory assurance of contract completion in ac- County on any basis or for any-sum, including '
001 CAPITAL FUND PROGRAMS 501-11-AND cordance with Clause 10 of the above refer- (but not limited to) the cost of preparation of
501-12 MARIANNA, FLORIDA enced form HUD-5369 as modified. the proposal.
Sealed bids shall be received until 2:00pm Le- Attention is called to the fact that not less than 5. All proposals shall be sealed and marked on
gaily Prevailing Time, on 4 April 2013 at the of- the minimum salaries and tvages as set forth in the outside of the envelope "Proposal For Pur-
fices of the Owner, at that time all bids re- the "General Conditions of the Cohtract for chase of Community Development Building".
ceived will bepublicly opened and read aloud. Construction Public and Indian Housing" No proposal shall be considered unless deliv-
Proposals submitted by mail should be ad- (form HUD-5370), "Supplementary Conditions" ered on or before April 1, 2013, at 2:00 PM Cen- Well-maintained 2 BR,
dressed to the Owner at the address set out and Section "Wage Determination" (all con- tral Time to: COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR, 2864 2 BA mobile home in
above and plainly marked as indicated in the tainted within the Project Manual), must be MADISON STREET, MARIANNA, FL 32448.
"Instructions to Bidders." All proposals paid on this project. All contractor shall pro- DATED this February 26, 2013. a country setting. The
sunmitted by mail will be collected at the vide Equal Opportunity Employment. master bedroom has .
above mentioned mailing address at 1:00pm /s/ Chuck Lockey a wk-in closet. All
Legally Prevailing Time, on the day mentioned No bids may be withdrawn for a period of sixty Hon. Chuck Lockey, Chairman a walk-in clse All
above and taken to the offices of the Owner. (60) days subsequent to the opening of bids Board of County Commissioners appliances included. Mostof property is chain-link
There will be opened. without the consent of the Owner. BadoCutaplncesicldedMstfro pertyischain-link
Fenced, .7 ac lot is cross fenced with large garden
On 20 March 2013 at 1:00pm Legally Prevailing The Owner reserves the reject any or LF160057 space. Open shed 18x15, storage bldg, 12x8. Front
Time, a pre-bid conference will be conducted all bids and to waive any inforamtion in the and back porch. Reduced to $35,900. Will consider
at the above offices of the Owner, The purpose bidding. Chipola Surgical & Medical Specialties porch. conser
of the conference is to review the project, the -Orthopedics offers! MLS #247915.
bidding requirements, to answer any questions Marianna Housing Authority-
and to give all bidders an opportunity to visit # Pursuant to the notice requirements of Florida
and verify existing conditions. All bidders are Bonnie Home. Executive Director Statutes, 456.058, Raymond Bleday, DPM, MD
strongly encouraged to attend this conference. 21 Febuary 2013 closed his practice of Chipola Surgical & Medi-
cal Specialties Orthopedics, effective Febru-
information on this project may be obtained .- ary 15, 2013. Patient medical records are avail-
from the Architect's web site at www.brr-archi able at the practice location of 4295 Third Ave- The work for the above referenced \ I K L_ Qr ([ a ( Cj nue, Marianna, FL 32446, until February 14,
project consists of, but is not limited to, the 2015.
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Marianna About 1/2
acre lot with 149' on
north Jefferson zoned
mixed used. Could be
residential, aprtments!
duplex or business. City utilities. Two bedroom, old house
being sold "AS IS." $67,500. MLS #247182

Attractive, well

maintained, brick,
4BR/2BA home on
1 landscaped acre.
Eat in kitchen and
separate dining
room. ,Enclosed porch,
storage building, 1
car carport. Wont a
horse? Additional 3
acres (has possible pond site) could be purchased.
Must See! Call Ora today. $147,500.

Blountstown Business opportunity on Highway 20,
road to the beach. Metal building has approx. 3,100
sq ft. H/C and 7,500 sq ft under roof. Roll-up door
10x12, 3 offices, three i/z baths, 8 hold rooms, and
workshop/mechanics room. Fenced back lot on corner
of two paved streets. $375,000. MLS #247989



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sunroum. This 4.24 acre property is nicely landscaped with many fruit trees (apple,
peach, pear, plum, persimmon, figs, pomegranite and blueberrny 3-stall pole barn
with a storage unit, another storage building, and an above the ground pool! All
this and only 35 minutes from Panama City! MLS #247986 $289,.000

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on Chrpv..l F ,erIv
be.. ubt ul .4 -. p v
with 1 :,] r.,m-:,.
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open kitchen, bar, fireplace, large master bedroom, rec. room,
in ground pool with newer liner, and pump, and newer roof.
Beautiful frontage on Chipola River. Home does not require
flood insurance. MLS # RD247704A $159,000

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Gun range, fenced property 2 ponds, a hunters paradise. Rm. for horses, livestock, in-giound
irrigation system, steel barn, walking or riding trails. Make an appointment to see this one of a
kind properly. Bring all offers. MLS # RD247922A $299,000

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Approx. 972 SF in the house and 3,215 Sq. Ft. under roof. Some repair needed.
Large outside deck for entertaining. Their is great potential with this listing. It is
certainly a must see. Bring all offers. MLS # RD247834A. $141,900


3BR and 1.5BA, large living room, newer appliances, Walk-in closets.
New paint. 5 year old metal roof. Detached storage building, Fenced and
gated back yard. Central Heat and Air heat pump. Terminix Termite Bond
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tub in the main bath, a lovely wrap-around porcsh, and includes a large screen TV and washer/
dryer stays Enclosed above the ground pool with deck Covered spots and concrete driveway A nice
workshop, 'pool house' and another outdoorstorage area MLS #247837 $92,900

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than 2 decades Make an appoirntment today! MLS 247094 $1,320 000

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4630 Hwy. 90 Marianna, FL 32446
(850) 526-2891 4630 Hwy. 90 Marianna, FL 32446
Each Office Is Independently Owned and Operated
SMARTER. BOLDER. FASTER (850) 526-2891
ARTER.BOLDER.FASTEREach Office Is Independently Owned and Operated

Broker/Owner 7Ed McCoy, Realtor"
B' T, Cell.(850) 573-6198

M A ylO N h -i 1 w GRAND RIDGE Ele nt
S " yet efficient custom built
J m'di,'Il t.olIa rlidboI home with so many
SI. features to offer including o
pull1i- d I f Urtl.Idfly. pool, waterfall and layered
landscaping. Call Ed, 850-
MLS 248035 $41,900. 573-6198 for viewing.
MLS 248958 $169,500
f.i? i Am.. ry MALONE Whot the photo
doesn't show is oil the
S,, exceptional custom features
of this two 'story home on
q ,amisl, I. ,,I five landscaped aores. Coil Ed,
TIV 1Ih- ,,, ,1 850-573-6198, today for your
MLS248044 $64,500. personal tour.
MLS 248064 $289,000
k La ALTHA l,1 A14 LT AMALONE Enjoy small town living
h.,T,, h n. 0 7 I, thl lin this Victorian style home that hos
iii1 '1 7 ,- 1, -.1-o1 1 [.1h 11 .l. had a marvelous renovation, top to
iris, IIIA ,t i 1 is a i,,,: l sn b o hoom. This is ao unique property
Cll Oul so don't delay, coll Ed tdoy, 850-
I'll pi I. 'v,, I.f,.]l .Ji ,'Illif 573-6198.
MIS 247971 $99,999 MLS 247785 S$129,500
GRACEVILLE Bak home thahot hohad
DELLWOOD AREA loving moreover the yearsisnowvailable.
I ,,,, l,,,, ,,, Has 3 bedrooms, country idhen, 90olt
,-h .. l II. pt, ....... ,. I I ll. .. l,, used as a platio, shed and some fenng.
ho d ,,, ll Non, 850,526-2891 for your viewing
lm. 1- ... . p nl ,,,,, 1 ... ....I a ....ppoinlment.
248022S 24023 792,500,300
MLS 248022 $121,500. Debbie Roney Smith,

CHIPLEY ( I, Realtor
t'1 bi:l wlmii, I. iii 850-209-8039

ai, .i sass.ul I, .... nil debbieroneysmith@
,-as- troa taahl iI.,l,,
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MIS 247959 $42,000 Plenty of room to store it here.
4 cas corport with aoahed workshop
MARIANNA C. goes aith he upgloded 65x27 sktine
hnll with i ni.. ,, i, ,r,,, DW. Out back there's the pole burn
ond another storage building oll on 1.2
t hp ARES. 3/2 split bedroom foor plan
l &MORE.
ldl Ilh.,e'l wld ,,l t1 ld i I I MLS 240005 *$75,000
nd a eaA )U12-"I 'b) 1i I ,, d1 rl WAT."ERFRONT BRICK HOME
MLS247970 $139,900. -41l 40K Over 3,200 sq. h. family
u,,n'". space. Los of extras, fireplace,
MARIANNA Spaociout all house generator, covered deck
haRsNA ht split bedrous view sof lake, neened
hr T, lhl hoas split bedroom 1,p,.und pool. Over 4 aores. Whot more
i ,s,' r,, e kitchen, formal ,,n, youskfoe MLS 235296
'",,,1" "',,,,,,g rooms. Property
16it.,t ,ss lovely Compoass toake Looking for the owner to
ue a11 ll Finance? This one will with
MIS247964 $134,900. Downapoent 1.38 otaes completely
fenced, 2/1 SW MHf nuto drive from
GREENWOOD wy 231, less than 45 mins to Panoma
GREENWOOD -ryto Beahes.
Ho me widrin Oraf pneteurtlni Will *:::'-. a y tanie.
Home wth gt potnioll W MLS 247434 $32,900

lNatal pulv:Ty III, hiji mlpIH you lite older lines, youwl
lie this one. High ceilings, rocking
dtir fontprch, sep LR & sep DR. LG
,,n,! ,, I ,,, ,~ e9 et is khihet Family RM new pello
MIS 247960 $29,900.' windows, omer location, garden
area, goamge/workshop, private
MLS246685$89,900 patio, Good Location.
Ed McCoy, Realtor '_I_...h rhomas,_
Cell-(850) 573-6198 ...... 2. I, 11-209-5211 ...
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WATERFRONT describes this well maintained
"fli, 1 Urh lke frontage home on 2.5 acres, fenced and
aild l, I I, murior foe tures cross fenced. Call today and get
,.. I 11ll Ed today, lU ollthendetails.
:MLS# 245904 $75,900.
MLS247202 $139,500. MARIANNA Country 4
BR home lacoted on 2.5 acres
SNEADS with so many features, garage
WATERFRONT lot Pworkshop and above ground
WATERFRONTol. C for further information.
1.1n [,l]e .. ifunole. Build 1 850209-5211.
hltiirI s.i t.nia a camper for ML247928* $135,000
,C.,v 'la'lk"Tp'u0g experience. GRACEVILLE -Awesomeupdated
,I,,,Ai nl1,,.. older home with 4 BR loated in the
MLS 248045 $47,500. city limits. Covered front patch,
screened back porch, storage shed
and more.
CHIPLEY Cottage MILS 247494 $130,000
dll lwt; .:,f charm located
iltfle :ry Great home for BLOUNTSTOWN Greatinvestmept
Ils; inne buyer or retiring properly that ll make a good rental
Sthayer or retiring additional income or your
Couple. permanent residence. Call Bevely,
MIS248046 $64,900. 850-209-5211 for exact locon.
$ AMLS 247156* $35,000
Pat Furr
uonit ..., ,.r, ,,ciu i t, Realtor
In fill , t,..,1 a 850.209.8071

MIS 247937 $175,000.

country living here in this this 3BR/2BA home situale in neods
bni, tri,,, on 3 fenced on four los, whith indudes septiole
gorge, severaol workshops arnirge
Includes metol unit, new orahierurol shin gled raoof, 2.5
iupf Is/aro workshop and t r

MIS247911* REDUCED!! $122,000. shoat. .... ,,,s i,,, .... .... ., ,, ,... i.. .... ,. 1,, .,,' I.. ,,I,

COTTONDALE Croat loatI for st beuntful
Wll btirhll rick home, homein loey Greesi fildusbd lion wth
Ih,, ,l-d si ', 91 anoes, With underground ulitea. Home feturesra y/
,,,,offered voutd ceilings, town molding. 2
.entol HIvA( unit, 2 hot woter heater,
ti, ,,i bl ) rll ,i,,d most o salomle steel oppliences, hardwood g
i 5!T g : I ',, ei-hie fiooin g. Thebathr ms have lituted
mf oshls do t 0 tre master bot has
IMIS247876 $131,900. easuoaigseporateshowesifeniedhbotkyod.calloday! Mt#2470865 $230,000
Wonderful seeded nening
..' MALONE f:,,n ..... for this lovely 4BR/3B0fh home
",," ,,,1 ..,,,,r, 1 ,i., a .... on 5.68+0- wooded otes, yort
ii I,,,,,, ,I.... isniely i ndarEoped g boackyord
,1 s ,.,, I,-. ,,,nin 0' hot a fenced in 0iea l fo pefn.
IT, I' I, II ., |J Home offers split bedroom design,
. i. i .. ... mrter bedroom w/lwo walk in
"' U closets, matter both hos separate shower, garden tub and Jack & Jill vonily, formal dining
MLS 247820 $55,000. loom, spacious great room w/ fieplore, thtee additional bedrooms w/nice sized closets
ond two oddit'onal bolhs. MLS#!47314 $249,900
SNEADS ,,, ,;,' Outstng ~ustom bui

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r15g 47875*T $49,500 on olen
MLS 247875 $49,500. tloriplniow/pilraoradsihwcy muhmonru! MLS#247344"S289,000

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under 140( so It Located
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Elemenla and net door
to the Cancer Cenltr n
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Located'at 2350 Hwy
73 South, this is
currently a day care.
The building is 1430
sq ft and is great
hwy frontage. CALL
y 850-482-1700

house is just waiting
for you to call it your
homee! 3BR/1.5BA
Approx 1100 sft.
'' ~Located on 1.15
acres. Large oak
trees in the yard,
relax on the front
porch with plenty of space for kids in the yard! Large open kitchen and
1 car attached carport. This home is new on the market to call today
located on Merritts Mill
Pond!!! Cozy 2BR/1BA
home with 1080 sq
overlooking lake! Large
backyard with deck
perfect for relaxing!
Kitchen and baths have.
had some updates!
Living room and Master
bedroom overlook the
water! Fireplace in living room! Private dnvewayto home! This home is pricedto
SELL and will not last long! Don't miss out on this great opportunity! Call today
for your personal showing! MLS#243509, CALL CRESH 850-573-1990

53 BEAUTIFUL secluded
acres nestled between
tndian Springs Goilt
Course and Blue Sprngs
Recreational Area. Located
on the Merrit's Mill Pond
with approx 3,000 feet of
Waterfront! MLSJ24781B.


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YOU market your home and get it SOLD!!!
Your home can be placed here reaching
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Beautiul nT25 with office
NurseryI Magnificent kitchen
w/rante island. Covered front
porch w/ addltonal deck area
or entertaining Oversized 2
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is also a 3 SWMH I good

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Sefllng that basts several
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perfect for your dream home!
Pnrela to SELL Delay.
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Alloys, Auto, V6, Loaded, #38869

2008 MQzdoTX-7 Sport
Turbo Edition, Interior Power Package, CD,
iPod Plug-In, Cruise, Super Clean, #37899

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4WO, 1 Owner 6 Disc CDSunro iVtec
4 cyl, Keyless Super C, leanf, #384iVtec19

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1 Owner, Leather Loaded, Alloys,
Power Package, #38949

Loaded XM Radio OnStar, Cruise,
Keyless iOdI-MP 3 Plug-IAn, Aloys, Spoiler
Super Clean, #38899

2006 Che~t Colorqdo LS
Ext Cab, 1 Owner, Vortec 4 cyl, Bedliner,
Cruise, #38989

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AWD, 1 Owne, Alloys, Custom Ground
Effects, Sunroof, Power Package, Cruise
6-Disc CD, Great Gas Mileage, #39019

2.011 Hyundqi Accent GLS
CD, Super Gas Saver, Low Payment,

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Package Cruise, iro #38939
Great Gas Milage, #38939

Supercab, 4-Door, CD SplashGuards
#39009 GUards,

Zoo8 Chevrolet Ca
LS Package, only 59k Miles, CO Player
iPod/MP3 Plug In, Automatic, 33+ MPG,
XM Radio! #38559 '

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Coupe with 2 Rear Doors, Sunroof,
Interior Power Package, Alloy Wheels,
Keyless Entry, 4 Cyl, GAS SAVER!

007 Hu dic Santq FE SE
SE Package, Sunroof, Alloys, Heated
Seats, Interior Power Package, CD Player
Keyless Entry, Roomy! V6! #38859

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ONLY 35k Miles, All Wheel Drive, Keyless
Entry, CD Player, Interior Power Package,
GAS SAVER! #37179

W06 iSSCY\ Akijici 2.~5SE
2.006 IsA PerSeat,
Sunroof, A \oy Wheels, Power Seat,
1 Owner, Spoiler, interior Power Package,
Keyless, CD Player, SHARP#3869

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