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BYANGIE COOK ing contest Christmas cheer to Jackson cated across the county. left out. You can still bring garet Fears, who not only
email@example.com is yielding County families in need Marianna residents who a toy to City Hall and be donated to the toy'drive
The City of Marianna heartwarm- during the holidays and donate a new, unwrapped entered in the drawing. If again this year, but con-
Clerk's Office second annu- ing results. you can help make the toy toy at City Hall will also be you win, you can donate tinues to demonstrate her
al toy drive benefitting the The Toys drive a success by donat- entered in a drawing for a the utility payment to a willingness to help those
Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots ing a new, unwrapped toy chance to win free utilities City resident. in need.
for Tots program is in full pro gram n is any of dozens of card- for one month. And non- The winner of the No-
swing and an accompany- helps bring Baggett board collection boxes lo- city residents, you aren't vember drawing was Mar- See CITY, Page 10A
CHRISTMAS ON TWO WHEELS Stay safe this
From staff reports
Whether you're stuffing a tur-
key or stuffing your shopping
cart with gifts, make this Thanks-
giving a safe one for you andyour
The Florida .Department of
Health in Jackson County offers
this holiday health tip: Don't al-
low food-borne illness to spoil
your holiday meals. DOH en-
courages Floridians to properly
prepare meals-and store food in
order to prevent foodborne ill-
ness ot diseases caused by eating
contaminated foods and drinks.
"Preventing fopodsorne illness
is important to. keep your family
safe and healthy during the holi-
days and year round," said Jamie
DeMent, the Department's Co-
ordinator of the Food and Water-
MARKSKINNER/FLORIDAN FILE borne Disease Program. "Florid-
embers of Heaven's Saints Motorcycle Ministry haul a very mobile nativity scene through the ias should practice four simple
2012 Marianna Christmas Parade. With 'AVintage Christmas" as its theme, this year's parade ing this holiday season clean,
M starts at 5:30 p.m. next Friday, Dec. 6. Lining up at 3 p.m. on Daniels Street, in front of the old cook, chill and separate."
Clean, cook, chill, separate
high school, floats and marchers will move through downtown along Lafayette Street and wrap up at An easy way to prevent food-
Madison Street. Participants can walk and hand out candy to the crowd, but cannot throw candy from borne illness is to maintain a
floats.Not signed up to be in the parade? There is still time. Visit-wd.CiteofMarianna.comg to,d ownload clean a odiyk t d hen ist a
and print a parade form, or pick one up at City Hall.C all 718-1 022 for more. this. holiday season are' cleaned
S. .thoroughly and often. Wash any
objects that are in contact with
raw poultry hands, cutting
o boards, knives, etc. in hot,
7 soapy water. Also, be sure that
all uncooked meat and poultry
are prepared individually and
oseparated from vegetables and
cdpked food. Keep all counter-
AddT itional l icense-f ree top and work areas clean with
disinfectant spray. Those who.
Sexperienced a gastrointestinal
ng days announced illness during thepast two weeks
h should refrain from preparing
Specialto theFloridan fishing days per year, where meals for others.
the requirement to have a Planning ahead to ensure that
Gov. Rick Scott and the Flori- recreational fishing license is youi have enough, time to fully
da Fish and Wildlife Conserva- waived for residents and visi- prepare and cook a turkey is
tion Commission announced tors. All other fishing and boat-' crucial. A frozen turkey needs
this week that Friday, Nov. 29, ing rules and regulations still 24 hours to thaw for every five
will be a license-free freshwa- apply (see MyFWC.com/Fish- pounds of bird. Therefore, a 10
ter fishing day, and Saturday, ing for details). lb. turkey will require two days
Nov. 30, will be a saltwater li- Dec. 28 will be the last fresh- of premium thawing time before
cense-free fishing day. water licepse-free fishing day serving. Thawing your turkey
Gov. Scott said, "License-free for 2013. in the fridge reduces the risk of
fishing days serve as a great Beginning in 2014, all eight foodborne illnesses from bac-
opportunity for families to en- license-free fishing days will teria, which multiply rapidly at
joy the incredible fishing op- fall on the same weekend days room temperature or in warm
portunities that Florida has to from year to year, ,allowing environments. Stuffing your tur-
offer. After the Thanksgiving potential anglers to plan fish- key prior to cooking it allows raw
holiday, families will be able ing trips in advance and busi- poultry juices to absorb into the
to head to the water with their nesses and nonprofit groups stuffing, causing improper cook-
visiting guests and experience to plan events around these ing of the turkey to occur. Be sure
some of the best fishing in the fishing license holidays. The o to thoroughly cook the turkey at
world." recurring days will be: 325 degrees. The turkey's inter-
Florida's license-free fishing Saltwater nal temperature should stay at
days' are an opportunity for ) First Saturday and Sunday MARKSKINNER/FLORIDANFILE 180 degrees, as any temperature
people to take advantage of in June Gwendolyn Mitchell, Amos Robinson, Ola Colman and Ben Russ fish at below this can result in bacterial
Florida's outstanding fishing. ) First Saturday in Marianna's Spring Creek in this Floridan file photo. People without a growth.
According to a press release September license will be-able to cast a line in fresh waters this Friday, during one Experts say you should refrig-
from the FWC, Florida's recre- ) Saturday following of the state's annual license-free fishing days. Saturday is a saltwater erate leftovers within two hours
ational freshwater and saltwa- Thanksgivlng licenseree day. of preparation. Leaving food out
ter fishing industry has an $8.9 Freshwater too long creates a prime breed-
billion economic impact and n First Saturday and Sunday for a bass boat and motor. If (33 species included), a simple ing ground for bacterial growth.
supports nearly 80,000 jobs. in April they catch, document and te- photo of a fish that exceeds the When storing your leftovers,
While providing recreational n Second Saturday and Sun- lease atrophylargemouthbass designated minimum length separate raw meats, poultry,
opportunities that encourage dayin June more than 8 pounds, they can or weight will get them a Big eggs and seafood into their own
healthy, active outdoor fun, The FWC offers several an- submit a photo of the entire Catch certificate and bragging containers. Never leave food on
these license-free fishing days gler-recognition programs to fish (head to tail) on a scale to rights on the website. the table and insist on heating
also help grow the industry help promote fishing and share claim great rewards starting For saltwater anglers, the up leftovers to their proper tem-
and promote conservation memories. Freshwater anglers with a $50 gift card, custom T- challenge is to catch a "slam" perature of 165 degrees. Be sure
stewardship, the release said. can go to TrophyCatchFlorida. shirt and certificate. For other
There are eight .license-free com to be entered in a drawing recreational freshwater fishes See FISHING, Page 9A See SAFE, Page 9A
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firstname.lastname@example.org cations.will be taken until noon on Dec.6. All toys will available. Walk through time into the natural sugar )) Alcoholics Anonymous Meeting 8 p.m. in the
be distributed on Dec.21starting at 10 atm. cane fild. Admission and parking free. Syrup and the board room of Campbellton-Graceville Hospital,
Circulation Manager Dena Oberski ) Alcoholics Anonymous Open Meeting- Noon Syp akerDVD will be for sale 5429 College Drive, Graceville.
email@example.com to 1p.m. in the AA room of First United Methodist C Special congregation meeting 10 a.m. Bethel
Church, 2901 Caledonia St. in Marianna. Star M.B. Church in Cypress :Presence of all current MONDAY, DEC. 2
CONTACT US members and inactive past members who wish to re-
establish their membership. Agenda of the business n Toys for Tots Applications Anchorage
Telephone: 850-526-3614 THURSDAY, NOV. 28. to be discussed and voted upon at the congrega- Children's Home, 4452 Clinton St.; Marianna. Ap-.
FAX: 850-482-4478 ) Give Thanks 5K Run/Walk 6 a.m. Registration tional meeting during worship service. To reestablish plications will be taken until noon on Dec. 6. All toys
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Lake Seminole Park in Sneads. Race begins at7 a. membership review bylaws and become in good will be distributed on Dec. 21 starting at 10 a.m.
Street Address: Fun Run will start after 5K. Registration fee $20 standing financially with the church. Contact Tomeco a Employability Workshops- 2:30 p.m. at the
4403 Constitution Lane adults. $15 for K-12th grade students. $50 maximum White 209-7637 for further details on obtaining copy Marianna One Stop Career Center inMarianna. A
Marianna, FL32448 registration fee per family. Host: Sneads High School of bylaws; certified motivational career coach will be teaching
Office Hours Project Graduation. Portion of proceeds donated to a FDOT 5-Year Plan Public Hearing Session "Completing applications." Free and open to public.
Weekdays 8 to 5 Missy Owens and Brando Teddy and B Scholar- -10:30 am.at the Floria Departent of Trans- Jackson County Quilters Guild Meeting
Weekdays 8 am.to 5 p.m. shipFoundation. Call 209-8391. portation District Three Design Conference Room, 5:30-7:30 p.m. at Ascension Lutheran Church,
MISS YOUR PAPER? Chipola Civic Club Meeting Noon atThe Oaks 1074 Highway 90, Chipley. Hearing is to present and 3975 U.S. 90 West, Marianna. Business meetings
SRestaurant, U.S. 90 in Marianna. The CCC's focus receive input on the work program for fiscal years are fourth Mondays; other Mondays are for projects,
You should receive your newspaper no later is the local community, "Community Children & July 1, 2014 through June 302019 and consider the lessons, help. All quilters welcome.Call 209-7638.
than 6 a.m. If it does nortarrive, call Circula- Character Call 526-3142. necessity ofmaking changes to the program. Dis- E Alcoholics Anonymous Open Meeting 8-9
tion betweer 6 a.m. and noon, Tuesday to n Quit Smoking Now Class/Supoirt Group cussed in the 10:30 a.m. session will be BayCalhoun, p.m. in the AA room of First United Methodist
Friday, and 7a.m. to 11a.m. on Sunday.The 5:30 p.m at Jackson Hospital Cafeteria Board Gulf, HolmesJackson and Washington counties. Church, 2901 Caledonia St., Marianna.
Jackson County Floridan (USPS 271-840) Room. Free to attend. Curriculum developed by ex- Public welcome.
JacksonCountyForidan(USPS271-840) D ein Meen Book Signg Event- 5-6 p.m.. at the Jackson
is published Tuesday through Friday and smokers for tose wo want to become ex-smokers Alcoholics Anonymous Open Meeting 4:30- County Public Library, 2929 Green St, Marianna.
Sunday mornings Periodical postage paiday themselves. Call 482-6500 5:30 p.m in the AA room of irst United Methodist Author, Clara Elizabeth Corbi-Romero, a ative of
tday anna oa osae Alcoholics Anonymous Closed discussion 8-9 Church, 2901 Caledonia St. in Marianna. Jackson County, will discuss her new novel, "Means
at Marianna, FL. p.m., First United Methodist Church, 2901 Caledonia C Book Signing-5-6 p.m. Jackson County Public to an End", and therole of women in modern
iub CiTuIN RAT St., Marianna, in the AA room. Attendance limited to Library, 2929 Green St., Marianna. Author, Clara mysteries and thrillers. Light refreshments will be
SUBSCRIPTION RATES persons With'a desire to stop drinking; papers will not ElizabethlCorbin-Romero, a native of Jackson County, served. Public invited. Call 482.9631.
Home delivery: $11.23 per monthi; $32.83 be signed. will discuss her new novel, "Means to an End'", and
for three months: $62.05 for six months; ) St. Anne Thrift Store -9 a.m. to 1p.m. St. Anne's the role of women in modern mysteries and thrillers. TUESDAY, DEC. 3
and$12345foroneearAllricesinlude Catholic Church, 3009 5th St., Marianna. Call 482- Light refreshments will be served. Public invited. 'Call
and $123.45for one year. All prices include 3734. 482.9631. Toys for Tots applications Anchorage
applicable state and local taxes. Mail Children's Home, 4452 Clinton St., Marianna. Ap-
'subscriptions must be paid in advance. Mail )) Christmas with Elvis starring Jerome Jackson plications will be taken until noon on Dec. 6. All toys
subscriptions are: $46.12 for three months; FRIDAY, NOV. 29 7 p.m. at the Jackson County Agriculture Confer- will be distributed on Dec. 21 starting at 10 a.m.
$92.24 for sixmonths; and $184.47 for one "Senior Singles" Meeting 6-8 p.m. in the ence Center, Penn Avenue, Marianna. Event is a
$1 for one First United Methodist Church Youth Center, 4392 memorial scholarship fundraiser in memory of Teddy ) Sewing Circle 1 p.m, at Jackson County Senior
year. Clintori St.,Marianna. New location. Ample parking. Jeter, Bo McClamma and Brandon Hobbs. Concert Citizens, 2931 Optimist Drive in Marianna. Call
Singles age 50 and older are invited for games, food, begins at 7 p.m. Doors open at 6 p.m. General 482-5028.
ADVERTISING prizes and speakers. No charge. Donations accepted; admission tickets, $15 each, available at the door or Alcoholics Anonymous Open Meeting Noon
The advertiser agrees that the publisher proceeds fund charitable endeavors of Marianna's reserved by calling 557-0801 or 209-0003. Refresh- to 1 p.m. in the AA room of First United Methodist
shall not be liable for damages arising Gathering Place Foundation. Call 526-4561 or-272- ments, raffle tickets available for purchase; some Church, 2901 Caledonia St. in Marianna.
out of errors andadvertisement beyond 6611. door prizes will be given away. Optimist Club of Jackson County Meeting
the amount paid forthe space actually Celebrate Recovery -7 p.m. at Evangel Worship Noon at Jim's Buffet & Grill, 4329 Lafayette St.,
the amount paid forthe space actually Center, 2645 Pebble Hill Road in Marianna. Adult, SUNDAY, DEC. 1 Marianna.
occupied by that portion of the advertise- teen meetings to "overcome hurts, habits and u Toys for Tots Applications Anchorage ) Sewing Projects for Christmas Class 5:30
ments in which the error occurred, whether hang-ups." Dinner: 6 p.m. Child care available. Call Children's Home, 4452 Clinton St., Marianna. Ap- p.m. Panhandle Pioneer Settlement, 17869 NW Pio-
such error is due to the negligence of the 209-7856, 5734131. plications will be taken until noon on Dec. 6. All toys neer Settlement Rd., Blountstown in the Clubhouse.
publisher's employees or otherwise, and will be distributed on Dec. 21 starting at 10 a.m. Cost of class $35. You will receive lleasy-to-do
there shall be not liability for non-inser- SATURDAY, NOV.30 Alcoholics Anonymous Closed Discussion quick project kits. A $10 deposit is required. For
tion of any advertisement beyond the ) Sugar Cane Syrup Making -8 a.m.- 3 p.m. Pan- 6:30 p.m. in AA room of First United Methodist more info call 674-2777
amount paid for such advertisement. This The submission deadline for this calendar is two days before publication.ri .Submit to: Community Calendar, Jackson County Floridan, P. 0. Box 520, Marianna, FL 32447,
newspaper will not knowingly accept or email email@example.com, fax 850-482-4478 or bring items to 4403 Constitution Lane in Marianna.
publish illegal material of any kind. Advertis- .-.---- ......,
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legally protected personal characteristics is PO' OUiA RIa
not acceptable. MARIANNA POLICE for Nov. 25, the latest available complaints, one found/aban- (Seminole County, Ga.).
HOW TO GET YOUR DEPARTMENT report: Two accidents with no doned property reported, one Brandon Mott, 29,592
HOW TO GET YOUR h r n i injuries, one follow-up investigation, one Second St., Chipley, violation of
NEWS PUBLISHED The Marianna Police De- -: stolen vehicle stabbing reported, 21 property/ county probation.
The Jackson County Floridan will publish partment listed the following reported, one building checks, one assisting a Brian Miley, 19,4052 Old
news ofgneralintere e of incidents for Nov. 25, the latest reckless driver motorist/pedestrian reported, Cottondale Road, Apt. 1704,
news of generalinterestfree of charge, available report: One hit. and 'CR ME reported, one child abuse complaint, one Marianna, violation of state
Submit your news or Community Calendar run, four abandoned vehicles one suspi- criminal registration reported, probation.
events via e-mail,fax, mail, or hand delivery, reported, one highway obstruc- cious vehicle two Baker Act/transports, one Deshawn Griffin, 20, 2231
Fees mayapply for wedding, engagement, tion call, five traffic stops, one reported, four suspicious patrol request, two threats/ha- Porter Ave., Grand Ridge, two
anniversary and birth announcements, larceny, nine building and incidents reported, two infor- rassment complaints and one counts of battery (domestic
Forms are available at the Floridan offices, property checks, one retail mation calls,, one mentally ill illegal dumping reported, violence).
Photographs must be of good quality and theft/shoplifting reported, two with violence complaint, one ) Hayden Moran, 19, 4455
suitable for print. The Floridan reserves the calls to assist other agencies, burglary, one physical distur- JACKSON COUNTY Decatur St., Marianna, burglary
right to edit all submissions, one public service call, one bance complaint, one verbal CORRECTIONAL FACILITY of a dwelling, felony criminal
GEFTTING IT RIGHT welfare check, one unsecured disturbance complaint, one mischief, hold for Seminole
ETTNG KIT I Tbuilding reported, and 17 home pedestrian/hitchhiker com- The following persons were County.
Information provided in a press re- security checks, plaint, two fire/police response booked into the county jail dur-
lease used in "Legislative delegation calls, three commercial fire ing the latest reporting periods: Jail Population: 204
public hearings set for Dec. 2" (page JACKSON COUNTY calls, one drug offense re- a Joshua Quesenberry, 28,
Al, Nov. 26 edit i phon e number for the of-an SHERIFF'S OFFICE ported, 22 medical calls, five 3981 U.S. 90, Marianna, viola- To report a crime, call CrimeStoppers
incorrect phone number for the of- alarms (burglary), 13 traffic tion of court order, at 526-5000 or a local law enforcement
fice of Rep. Marti Coley. The correct The Jackson County Sheriff's stops, one criminal mischief a Brandie Williams, 28, 3070 agency.
number is 718-0047. The Floridan Office and. county fire/rescue complaint, three civil dispute Carters Mill Road, Apt. E-4, To report a wildlife violation, call 1-888-
regrets the error, reported the following incidents complaints, three trespassing Marianna, fugitive from justice 404-FWCC (3922).
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VOLUNTEERS PREPARE TREATS BUSINESS OF THE MONTH
V Tolunteers with Emerald Coast Hospice Marianna and Chipley
,/ offices: Margo Lamb; manager ofVolunteer Services, pictured SUBMITTEDPHOTO
Swith Winnie Edwards, Kathie Garrett, Sue Brandt and Ella Mae arianna Health and Rehab was spotlighted as the Business
Rybyzynske, prepare Thanksgiving Day treats for the patients and of themonth. Shown here are Aaron Moneyhamand Crys-
families of Emerald Coast. If you are interested in being a volunteer tal Dunaway. They gave two gift baskets as door prizes.
please contact Margo Lamb at 526-3577. Stan Wisnoiski and Ernie McNeill were the lucky winners.
had athird Taylor and Joshua Payton Sybil M. Andrew.
SThompson. Charity Elizabeth
Splace team that saundra Leigh Warner vs. Walter James
.inc.luded Ha.lle. y IMc- Berry and Justin Matthew Warner.
Porter. n Deana Lassiter Pforte
Daniel, Dustin Alex- Samantha Danielle vs. John Timothy Pforte.
ander, Cade Hewett Barnes and Adam Roy Jeremy Daniel Smith
and Jordan Kite; other Brisolara. vs. Melinda Michelle
m Tyler Owen McIntosh Smith.
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Shelby Johnson and Ja- and Thomas Edward
cob Brown. The Sneads Malone, Jr.
FFA also had three Tracy Deeanne Carn-
FA aoley Franklin Clark Hagan.
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HOLDS MONTLY MEETING OF THEMONTH
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Stephens. The Optimist
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recognized the October
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SUBMJED POT0Juvenile Diabetes Walk.
P ictured are Carol Ricks, Andreasen and Leola Vlieg. Senior le Diabetes Walk.
Fellowship Association held its monthly luncheon and meet- SUBMITTEDPHOTO
ing on Nov. 18. Rodney Andreasen, director of Jackson County
Emergency management, was the guest speaker. He told the different Staft 5Iti aeimt want
situations his office is involved in besides hurricanes and tornadoes
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land security. "We do have one shelter here and that's at Marianna years in DUI death "an~gking aone! Cme and Joi 'IL
High School," he said. TampaBayareawoman
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manslaughter. (Thanksgiving Day)
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on the Suncoast Parkway Time Serving from 11:00A'M 1:OOPM
Sin November 2011 when Place: Grocery Outlet Parking Lot
her pickup truck veered
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lane markers. The truck Potatoes w/gravy Green Beans
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She Panhandle Pioneer Settlement will host its 15th Annual
Sugar Cane Syrup Making Day on Saturday Nov.30 start-
ing at 8 a.m. CST. Biscuits and sausage will be availablefor a
donation. The settlement's General store will be open and guided
tours of the Settlement will be available. Walk through time into the'
natural sugar cane field and watch how the cane juice is turned into
delicious cane syrup. "Syrup, and the Syrup Maker" DVD will be for
sale. Call 674-2777 for more information. Email us at; ppsmuseum@
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"'Jesus of Nawaeh, Son of God" Sunday* 9:30am
"Jesus of NazaretI, Head of His ChurMch Sunday *I0:am C3
Fllowship MeaI -WETrone InvUed Sunday Noon
"iJesus of Nazarcth, The Master Teacher" Sunday 6:00pm
"Jeisus of Nazareth, The Good Sheph~erd" Monday *6:00pm
"'Jesus of Nazareth. The Savior" lheday- 6:00pm
,"Jesus of Nazaret, The Gif, of God s Grace" Wed 6:00pm
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SWarrant: Zinunerman had five
Sguns, anmmo when arrested
SThe Associated Press sparked accusations that rant, Scheibe said she was
Zimmerman had racially going to call police. That's
SANFORD George proffled Martin, who was when Zimmerman point-
Zimmerman had five guns black and unarmed, and ed the shotgun at her and
and more than 100 rounds led to nationwide debates askbd if "she really wanted
of ammunition with him over self-defense laws. to do that," the warrant
when deputies arrested The gun Zimmerman says. Scheibe said Zim-
him earlier this month on used to shoot Martin re- merman pushed her out
domestic violence charg- mains in federal custody of the house while she was
es, according to court doc- because of an ongoing dialing 9.11 and locked the
Si uments released Tuesday. investigation and was not door, barricading it with
-s ng"' A search warrant made among those found when furniture and other items.
public by the Seminole he was recently arrested. The search warrant
I oCounty court clerk shows Scheibe. told deputies says Zimmerman told
that Zimmerman had she asked Zimmerman to deputies a different ver-
a 12-gauge shotgun, an leave the house they were sion of events. He said
AR-15 assault rifle and sharing during an argu- that Scheibe and he had
THEASSQCIATEDPRESS three handguns when ment. Scheibe said in an agreed to separate and
Silvio Garcia photographs family members at the Southernmost Point marker in Key West. he was arrested Nov. 18 arrest report that he be- that he was planning to
More than two years after Key West was granted approval to begin operating flights to Cuba, at his girlfriesd's house. gan packing his belong- move to Texas But as he
not a single plane to the island has taken off. Key West and Cuba have a long and intertwined The girlfriend, Samantha ings; including some of gathered his belongings,
history. The girlfriend, Samantha ings, including some of gathered his belo n
history. Scheibe, told deputies the weapons, but became Zimmerman said Scheibe
that Zimmerman pointed upset and took the shot- became upset and threw a
a shotgun at her during an gun out of the case. handgun and the shotgun
Kargument and also used it According to the war- on the floor.
to smash her coffee table.
Struggle toZimmerman is free on
s$9,000 bail on charges of
aggravated assault, bat-
tery and criminal mis-
The Associated Press 10 passengers and crew large Cuban flag from its chief. He is not allowed
flying in from Cuba at any balcony. to have guns as a condi-
KEY WEST One of the one time. The airport is The first flight ever to tion of his bail. He has
first sights greeting pas- working on an expansion depart from the island left entered a written plea of
sengers at the Key West that would eventually al- en route to Havana, as did not guilty.
International Airport is a low it to process about 70. the first commercial Pan Zimmerman, 30, was
statue of two families with "If you would have a 30- American Airlines plane in acquitted of murder in
children standing around sater, or a 25-seater that 1928. And there were once July in the shooting of
a large, concrete buoy. could do flights, that could daily ferries. 17-year-old Trayvon Mar-
"Ninety miles to Cuba," be a profitableoperation," That historyisstilpalpa- tin during a confronta-
reads the words etched on said John Cabanas, former ble today. Locals boast Key tion in the community
the centerpiece. president of C&T Charters, West has at least 20 Cuban where Zimmerman was
From that runway, tour- which initially warnted to coffee shops arid just one a neighborhood watch
ists are closer to Havana do the flights but has since Starbucks. volunteer. The shooting
than they are to Miami. closed.
And decades ago, residents Key West and Cuba have 3422 E LM ROAD
of this southernmost out- a long and intertwined Marianna, FL I
post in Florida could fly history. So when President Dai i,
to Cuba for lunch and be Barack Obama announced T E
back in time for dinner. in 2011 that he was di- O T
SIt's only a short flight recting agencies to allow .Ar
across the Florida Straits, all U.S. international air-
once crisscrossed regu- ports to apply to allow li-
Brought to you by
larly. But that hasn't hap- censed charters to operate DBo BIERONEYSMITHyo
pened since 1960 and it's Cuba flights, Key West was DEBIE RONEY SMITH
uncertain whether it will among the first to apply. 850-209-8039
happen any time soon. There are now 19 U.S. Call direct for your personal showing SMARTER VOLDER FASTER
Two years ago, U.S. Cus- airports authorized to pro- and complete property information!, 4630 Hwy 90 Marianna, FL
tomsandBorderProjection vide flights to the Carib-
gave Key West the green bean nation, which has
lighoto resume flights to had limited diplomatic On Wednesday, December 25, 2013, the Floridan'will
and iTom Cuba that had relations with the U.S.
long been stifled by a ban since shortly after the 1959 publish its annual In Loving Memory page.
on most American travel revolution. Under Obama,
to the island after the Cu- travel to Cuba has in- If you would like to pay tribute to a loved one who
ban Revolution. Yet not a 'creased. U.S. citizens can you have lost, send the following information along
single plane has taken off once again apply for so-
for the island since. called people-to-people with a photo and payment of $18.00 to:
"Several organizations licenses, which encourage -I O M
have approached us, in- cultural and educational An Loving emory
cluding airlines, and said, exchanges. Cuban-Ameri- do Jackson County Floridan
'If you get status as a port cans also have returned
of entry for Cuba, we sure to visit the island in rising P.O. Bok 520
are interested in flying to numbers. Marianna, FL 32447
Cuba,'" Key West Inter- Cuban officials have
national Airport director said they receive as many .or drop by our office at:
Peter Horton said. "And so as -500,000 visitors from
far all of those-- and there the United States annu- 4403 Constitution Lane, Marianna
are at least four that I can ally, most of those Cu- between the hours of 8:00M and 500PM
remember offhand--have ban-Americans visiting
not been successful." relatives. Deadline is Monday, December 16, 2013,
Charter flight companies Themajority departfrom at 5:00P
and booking agencies say big cities like Miami and at 5:00M.
they've struggled to get NewYork. But KeyWesthas r Betty Smith
all the required approvals long held a special place in Nme of Loved One:
from U.S. and Cuban au- the story of U.S. and Cuba
thorities. One of the char- relations. Year Born:
ter companies that initially Cuban poet and inde- o oIoYear Dirn
was taking part in the air- pendence leader Jose Mar- Year or _
port's application has gone ti visited Key West to rally U> UMessage(2 words less!) l
out of business. Another support from the island's
stopped service to Florida large and wealthy Cuban l
altogether. population in 1892. He
Then there's the issue of spoke to workers in the .oIr 1921 2005
airport capacity: Currently, island's many cigar facto- miyou
KeyWest is only approved ries and at the San Carlos o 2Uc b' OU' [' I Phone Number: Your Loving Husband, and Children
by U.S. Customs and Bor- Institute, a stately building
der Protection to process that still proudly hangs a 4 T L, ......-... Ad Size LargerThan itAppears.
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Our Opinion E 237
T his week every year, television sitcoms, in an
attempt to be topical, set an episode around
Thanksgiving. Sometimes they're poignant, but
they're usually light-hearted and humorous, as are .
the daily comic strips you'll find in the Floridan and
newspapers like it. That's appropriate; life, particularly )
during the holidays, can be poignant and humorous at
the same time.
It's important to find balance in such things, and
nowhere is that more apparent than in the holiday
shopping season. As the crowds bustle to the stores, as
they will early Friday or perish the thought --later
on Thanksgiving Day, they'll encounter Salvation Army
bell ringers with their traditional donation buckets, and
possibly representatives of other charitable agencies.
Nowhere, and at no other time, are we faced with the
stark reality of the difference between needs and wants,-:
the haves and the have nots...
You or your loved ones may want the new iPad Air or
whatever has replaced Uggs as thegotta-have of the
season. But somewhere, someone wants a pair of shoes
ora hot meal or a coat to protect them from the cold.
One this Thanksgiving Day, we'd like to think every-
one is covered. Most people will be sitting down to a
holiday meal with family and friends. Other will be fed .
in charitable kitchens by churches, volunteers, home- d -oi
agohe endangere art of wrting by hand
less advocacy groups and others who want to ensure h e d a o
that no one goes hungry on Thanksgiving. At tables
across our city, there will be a cornucopia of fine food, a en President Barack letters over to typists who prepared
heartwarming fellowship and embracing love for fari- Obama composed his them for mailing. The former
fly, friends and fellow man. It's the way we all should thoughts about the Get-. presi'dent was 83 when he wrote
live each day. tysburg address, he wrote much by hand the poignant letter telling
So as we enter the Christmas shopping rush this as Abraham Lincoln did 150 years Americans that he was in the early
week, keep in mind that need knows no season and ago. He used pen and paper. stages of Alzheimer's disease.
that there is a comfortable balance between taking care The White House Tuesday. "I now begin the journey that
of the wants of your loved ones and helping provide for released both the handwritten Mare lionCea, will lead me into the sunset of my
the needs-of the less fortunate -- if you make the effort and typed versions of Obara's life," Reagan wrote on Nov. 6, 1994.
to find it. essay. Had Obama, or more likely "I know that for America there will
That's a lot tobe thankful for, and you may find that an aide simply typed thetribute penmanship in favo of keyboard- always be a bright dawn ahead." He
your holidays are richer for it. on a laptop and hit Send, the text ing as an important skill. Everyone died in June 2004. His letters have
would have been just another news needs to use a computer keyboard, been gathered in several books.
release. Instead, many people. of course. Word processing is the The letters of President George
Letters to uthe Editor stopped to read the handwritten inelegant term for what we do at H.W Bush, another prodigiouscor-
page. the keybpard. We produce a com- respondent by hand, were conm-y
Shoe me the savings In our aggressively digital age, modity called content. piled in "All the Best, George Bush:
I have read many recent comments and articles the handwritten note or essay may Must our choice be keyboard or My Life in Letters and Other Writ-
regarding the proposed (and already costing us taxpay- be as practical as a top hat, but periWhy not both? Among the 45 ings," published earlierthis year.
ers money) new K-8 School here inJackson County. I no writing is more personal. (OK, states that have adopted Common Obama has had a habit of reading
am perplexed at the claim this new'school will result writing a check for the electric bill Core standards, seven want to re- 10 letters a night from citizens, and
in transportation savings. I wonder if someone could is hardly personal, but online bank- instate cursive writing instruction, he responds by hand to a lucky few.
'show us how these savings will be realized. Which ing has freed people from most the Associated Press reports. They Some recipients burst into tears
routes will be eliminated? Which routes will be con- check-writing.) are California, Idaho, Indiana, Kan- and vow to save the president's
solidated? And, how many new/revised routes will be pWhen we handwrite a letter, we sas, Massachisetts, North Carolina missives for posterity. Human na-
required" I also wonder, why canrt some of this be donhe send somethigbeyond&he words. and Utah. tuare being what it is, though, 0thers
now, without a new school, to save on transportation Holding the same paper thereader, n North Carolina, the "back to race to see how much the letters.
costs? I am just dying to know how you c6uld possibly glimpses the fallible humarin being basics" educational movement will fetch from online auctions.
tell, without even knowing the location of the new who heldthe perin. For exaIple, means thfit students are learning to Such commercialism cheapens
school. I also wonder how much the new sidewalks (as the presidenfso0ietifes forgets to write by hand and to memorize the the seller but not the handwritten
will be required) will cost us taxpayers. How much for cross his Ts. It's rard for most adultd multiplication tables. Proponents word or the writer.
the needed road improvements, to handle the traffic at to take the time to find pen and sayxcursive'writing helps eye-hand Obama's handwritten essay
the new schoollocation stop lights, turn lanes and paper, wait for thoughts toflow and cordination and improves reding about theGettysburg address at
so forth)? I dare say this alorfe will far exceed the $250K put them down-- although e can. and writing. Critics say practicmg 150, along with similar essays by
savings as proclaimed by the district. Sadly, we're in dangerof losing the cursive scrip is irrelevant, similar several former presidents arid other
I fully concur with the referesidumi idea. Anything art of writing by hand tousing an abacus or slide dule. notables, will be on display at the
that will guarantee the maximum Capital Outlay mill- Schools long ago let penmanship While that debate simmers, we Lincoln PresidentialLibrary in
age (1.5) be levied on the property owners/taxpayers slip. Cursive writing is so foreign all could learn from the presidents Springfield, Ill.
should be given an up or down vote by those taxpayers that some children can't read the who believedin thepower of the You don't have to be famous to
who will pay it. Let's be sure to include the thousands handwritten letters their griand- handwritten word. pick up a pen and write. Your hand-
of property owners (perhaps 25 percent?) who own .parents send. Parents have to Ronald'Reagan was a prolific let- written words are just as priceless.
property in the County/District, but reside outside the translate. ter writer, penning thousands upon Marsha Mercer writes from Washington. You
County, and/or outside the State of Florida. Absentee The Common Core educational thousands of letters. In the White may contact her at marsha.mercer@yahoo.
ballots/voting should do the trick standards for grades K-12 dropped House, he turned his handwritten corn. 2013 Marsha Mercer.All rights reservd,
For those of our community who think this is a great
idea, I encourage you to look at the School District's
annual financial reports for the past three to five years,
fro over 25 million in reserves, down to less than 14 Too much noise undermnes the natinal ability to hear
million currently That, neighbors, is a lot of building t acilverm inei har
there, it went into salaries for district employees (ac- i isten up, if you can still hear by her failing ability to hear.
cording to their reports). While they have been living me. The fact is, we live in a ubiqul-,
"high off the hog" at our expense, our schools have A recent New York Times ar- tously noisy society. Any damage
been left to deteriorate, and now we geF to pay for both ticle, "Ground-Shaking Noise Rocks caused by attending a football
(again, one way or the other). I find it interesting that N.EL., and Eardrums Take Big Hit," ogame or two is added to the dam-
the district employees (from top to bottom), in effect documents something that we aewp ntad m gos age that occurs at rock concerts,
p'y nothing in support of the District, as they get the already know about professional movie theatres, boisterous bars,.
majority, if not all, of their property taxes, and sales football games: they are extremely Tois M ri and loud restaurants, or as the re-
taxes paid, back in their salaries. I guess it is akin to loud. sult of the habitual use of ear biuds.
getting a new house built and funded bysomeone else. The crowds themselves are huge, s In this noisy environment, we
I can see why they are so motivated to proceed. of course; but the elevated noise shouldn't be particularly surprised
I don't know.why, but somehow this sounds a lot like levels aren't entirely the natural experts say the damage actually. by a finding from the Journal of
"Obamacare" to me! "Trust us, this is going to be great!" result of the fans' aroused starts at 85. .the American MedicalAssociation,
enthusiasm for their teams. In Why do the fans want to make so as reported in the NewYork Times
GREGORYJ. BERMES fact, crowds are encouwiaged to yell miuch noise? The 12th Man aspires in 2011: the iumber ofateenagers
Marianna ever louder by the league, by the to anactive role in the game itself, with some level of hearing loss has
_ _ _ bfranchises, and bygroups of fans implying on its website that the increased 33 percent since 1994..
Sorganized around the principle "ear shattering noise" interferes So, as cumulative brain damage.
IT NOTA POTLUCK T \ AN M IN that loud isbhetter. 'with opponents' signal calling and accrues on the playing field, at
iT's CROI \ SO RCED For example, Terrorhead Returns, contributes to an average of 2.6 noiselevels this high cumulative
a club that supports the Kansas false starts per game. and irreversible hearing damage
City Chiefs, sponsored a "scream- But apart from atudiologists and is occurring among the fans in the
a-thon" recently during a game a few parents and curmudgeons, stands, as well.
against the Oakland Raiders and nobody seems very concerned But this threat to our national
Spumped the crowd up to a din that about the extreme noise in NFL ability to hear well later in life is
S' reached 137.5 decibels, aGuinness stadiums. An appeal to old- insidious. As with chronic trau-
world record for the'loudest crowd fashioned sportsmanship prob- matic encephalopathy, smoking,
roar in an outdoor stadium. ably.won't achieve much traction heart disease, or climate change,
The Seattle Seahawks' version among modern fobtball fans. And the damage occurs in tiny incre-
of Terrorhead Returns is a group while cumulative, irreversible ments and the bad results can take
called The 12th Man, which asserts hearing loss.is clearly occurring, decades to materialize. Therefore,
that Seattle's fans are the loudest in its progress is gradual and may not we do very little about it.
the NFL. The club portrays its claim manifest itself for decades. Meanwhile, the October21 issue
to the previous record decibel mark To be fair, noise-induced hear- of The NewYorker features a poi-
by plotting it along a scale that ing loss is related to the length of gnant cartoon: A couple is dining
rates ordinary conversation at 50 exposure to levels above about 85 in a crowded restaurant. The server
decibels. The 12th Man's previ- decibels. Attending a football game approaches their table and asks:
ous record reached 136.6 decibels, or two is unlikely to cause much "Can I get you any more deafening
registering between "Jet Takeoff" long-term damage. loudness?"
and 'Aircraft Carrier Flight Deck," But I started thinking about this But in modern America, the
8 which is just below "Eardrum Rup- issue a decade ago, when I was server's question is the straight
ture," at 150 decibels. driven from a movie theatre by a line; the punch line is, of course,
.S A tILER. But these levels on the scale are soundtrack so loud that it resonat- "Huh?"
2s b1/28 already well above "Hearing Dam- ed in my chest cavity. At about the John M. Crisp teaches in the English Depart-
2013 Jeff Stahler/Dist. by Universal UClick for UFS age" at 90 decibels and "Serious same time, my own ancient mother ment at Del Mar College in Corpus Christi,
.:" Hearing Damage" at 100. Hearing was becoming increasingly isolated Texas. E-mail him atj firstname.lastname@example.org
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old in June 2014. She is
seriously considering a
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will get a relatively modest
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AWDA Presents annual Orangeburg soup kitchen offers hope amid service
]Lifetim e Achievem ent The Associated Press Weekly, Larisey has min- "Blessings Closet," they poverty rate among fami-
istered a message of hope were able to help a family lies living in rural areas.
Awards to W alter Spence ORANGEBURG, S.C. to the crowd, telling them displaced after losing their New Mt. Pisgah Baptist
A a- Several Orangeburg "you are essential to God's home in a fire. Church, which is located
Special to the Floridan churches offer hot meals plan." The family was living less than a mile from the
at their weekly soup kitch- "God loves you, He has a in a motel room, but the mission work at Church
Industry icon, Walter ens, making the words of plan to bless you, heal you church provided them of the Redeemer, is also
Spence was honored the Bible come alive, and make you whole," .he with clothes, body care working to change those
by the Automotive A recent visit to the said. "When people use items and blankets, Rich- numbers.
Warehouse distributors Church of the Redeemer us, it's never good; but ardson said. Volunteers there wel-
Association with the found Kenny, a volunteer, God wants to use you for Larisey said the soup corned this reporter, sing-
Martin Fromm Lifetime who 'said all those at the His glory." kitchen would not be pos- ing, "There is a name I love
Achievement Award at soup kitchen there are like Like Kenny, volunteer sible without the "remark- to hear, I love to sing its
AWDA's 2013 annual con- family to him. Beth Richardson said that able contributions from worth; it sounds like mu-
ference Nov. 3. Presenting A quiet man, Kenny says not all of the "patrons" are Harvest Hope, church sic in my ear, the sweetest
the award was the 2012 helping out at the soup lookingforahandout; they partnerships and individ- name on earth. Oh, how
award winner, Jack kitchen "gives him some- want to be used by God. ual donors and volunteers I love Jesus, because He
Creamer. thing productive to do." "Some come and wrap within the community." first loved me!"
This very selective award Spence For 15 years, Kenny the utensils, sweep the For two years, Eudreon The Rev. Gregory Young,
recognizes individuals president. In 1982, Spence was a regular at the soup floors or do whatever Curry, Orangeburg site who has served as pas-
who, over the course of and his wife, Libby pur- kitchen, but since becom- needs to be done," she manager for Mars Pet- tor of New Mount Pisgah
many years, distinguished chased the company along ing employed, he pays it said. "We get to know and care USA, and his team for three years, said the
themselves through their with Ronnie and Cathy forward by doing small build relationships with have volunteered at the church' has been blessed
commitment to, and high Stevens. maintenance and janito- many of them." soup kitchen every other in many ways and its
level of performance with- Not content to simply rial work without being Richardson, a lifelong month, members have a heart to
in, the motor vehicle after- run one of the finest WD asked. member of the church, "Orangeburg is our com- give.
market. Recipients of this operations in the country, "I am a believer of has not let her recent diag- munity, and we believe in "We are required to
award are considered to be Spence actively braced Christ," he said. "As He has nosis of multiple sclerosis giving back," Curry said. put our faith into action
"backbones" of the after- the industry and many of blessed and loved me, I prevent her from volun- "Having the opportunity -not just in words, but in
market industry. its supporting organiza- have to .return the love to teering and serving as the to help the less fortu- deeds'- and we hope that
This criterion certainly tions. Over a, long career, others." soup kitchen's co-chair nate in the community is through this experience
applies to the 2013 recipi- Spence served on the Kenny believes that no when she can. rewarding." someone will get to know
ent but sadly, the after- boards of the Florida Au- matter who you are and Attimes, Richardson said "Mars associates don't Christ as their Lord and
market industry lost Mr. tomotive Industry As- what yqu have, "you al- she is not able to stand nor mind serving and support- Savior," Young said.
Spence this past April. sociation, Auto Value, .ways have something to do much of anything ex- ing the work that is being Christians believe that
A lifelongnative of Flor-. Aftermarket Auto Parts give." pect provide direction and done to ensure no one the demonstration of the
ida, Walter. Spence was' Alliance and AWDA. He At 11:30 a.m. everyTues- plan the menu. goes hungry," he added. Gospel is essential in ful-
trained: as a pharmacist also was very active in day, the church's doors "Whoever comes According to Feed- filling the great commis-
and served six years as his local Rotary Club and open and between 60 to through the door, we will ing America, the nation's sion tof Christ found in
pharmacy 6fficer with the Chamber of Commerce. 150 people receive "earthly seive them," she said. leading domestic hunger- Matthew 28.
U.S. Air Force. He joined He was known as a true food and heavenly food," "Aline Rhosoto, my co- relief charity, one out of While the soup kitchen is
Tri-States Automotive gentleman of the aftermar- said the Rev. Dr. Frank chair, and I see to it that every six Americans face not global and is designed
Warehouse inc. as VP of ket and beloved by many Lariseythe former rector we help the mission hunger, and compared to to meet the physical
sales and :operations in of his peers and business who recently moved to the of Christ." all regions, the South con- needs of those served
1973 and 1975 was named associates. Atlanta'area. Through the church's tinues to have the highest locally.
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JACKSON COUNTY FLORIDAN www.jcfloridan.com FROM THE FRONT WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 27,2013 9AF
Marianna Chapel the Board of Trustees and e
Funeral Home was Sunday school super- From Page IA
3960 Lafayette Street intendent for many years.
Marianna, Florida 32446 He also was a member of
Phone: (850)526-5059 American Legion Post 241 to throw away food that is cloudy
in Sneads. He enjoyed fish- or mushy or food with an unusual
Christine ing, gardening, hunting, odor. Also dispose of food that is
forestry, wildlife conserva- from a leaking can or food that
Elaine tion, vacationing in the changes appearance, color andlor a
Chamountains, attending mill- shape over a period of time. 1
Champion tary reunions, and partici- tFor more information on how to
pating in Senior Olympics. keep your family safe from food-
Christine Elaine Cham- Survivors include his borne illness this holiday season,
pion, age 60, of Alford wife of almost 65 years, Ha- visit http: h /www.cdc.govlfoodsafe-
passed away on Tuesday, zel Glisson Williams; a son visit http:1 /wwwcdc.govfoodsafe-
November 26, 2013 at her and daughter-in-law, Ron- ty/, http:/lwww.fsis.usda.gov/ and
home. ny and Mary Leah Wil- http://www.fda.gov/Food/default.
Arrangements are incom- liams; a daughter, htm. If you experience a foodborne
plete and will be an- Glennette Green, all of illness please report it to your lo-
nounced later by Marianna Sneads; three grand- cal county health department or
Chapel Funeral Home. daughters, K.C. Williams file an online complaint at http:/
(Kelcey Hall) of Okaloosa www.floridahealth.gov/diseases-
Island, Florida, Christie and-conditions/ food-and-wa-
Green of Jasper, Alabama, terborne-disease/ online-food-
Marianna Chapel and Kathy Leodler (Paul) of complaint-form.html.
Funeral Home Seattle, Washington; a cm af
e3960 Lafayette oSt8t grandson, Michael Green Shop safely
Marianna, Florida 32446 (Lisa) of Luveme, Alabama; For those brave bargain-hunters
Phone: (850)526-5059 eight great-grandchildren, who plan on hitting the stores for a
Kaitlyn, Brittney, Ethan, gift or 12, here are some tips from
Donnie, Gracie, Courtney, the Walton County Sheriff's Office
Tommie Corey Michael, and Kinsey; on how to be safe this holiday sea-
Edwin two sisters, Dorothy son, on Black Friday or any other
McMillan and Georgette day of the week:
Williams Gilley, both of Sneads; a Always walk and park in well-lit
brother-in-law, Paul Bar- A ays walk and park in well-lit
bei of Cottondale; Florida; areas.
his lifelong best friend, a While out and about, present
Chester Walden of Sneads; an alert presence.
and numerous nieces, ))Don'telectronicallyunlockyour
nephews, and cousins. vehicle until you are within door
He was preceded in opening distance. This helps stop a
death by his parents, thief from getting into the car and
Bartow, Jr. and Annie Ste- waiting to strike when you least ex-
phens Williams; a son-in- pect it.
law, Hollis Green; two a There is safety in numbers --
brothers, Chester Williams shop with friends or relatives.
and Ben McMillan; a sister, shop with friends or relatives.
Tommie Edwin (T.E.) Susie Peacock; a sister-in- ) S Carry the day's most expensive
"Preacher" Williams, age law, Flora Barber; and purchases closest to your body, and
91, passed away November three brothers-in-law, Rus- don't carry so much you lose the
25, 2013, at Signature sell McMillan, James Gilley, ability to react quickly.
Healthcare at the Court- and Tom Glisson. e Don't flash large amounts of
yard in Marianna, Florida. Funeral services will be cash or offer tempting targets for
A native and lifelong resi- held at 11 AM, CST, on Fri- theft such as expensive jewelry or
dent of Sneads, Florida, he day, November 29, at clothing.
was retired as a farmer. Salem Wesleyan Church in ) Have car keys readyto use when
He was a US Marine Sneads. Visitation will take ar.
Corps veteran of World place at the church one you reach the car.
War II, serving with the hour prior to services. In- Vehicle Safety
Fighting Seabees 3rd Bat- terment, with military hon- ))Always lock your car, even if you
talion: 20th Regiment, 4th ors, will follow at Dykes are away for only a few moments.'
Marine Division. He re- Cemetery in Jackson Coun- ) Do not leave valuables gifts,
ceived citations for combat ty. cellphones, purse or clothing in
in the Marianas Campaign: In lieu of flowers, memo- open view in your car. Take valu-
Operation FORAGER, tak- rial contributions may be ables with you, lock them in your
ing part in. three major made to Salem Wesleyan trunk, or cover them in an unob-
conflicts, including the bat- Church Building Fund, trusiveway.
tes of Saipan and Tinian. 2764 Salem Church Road H Thieves do their own form thieves look. forward to holidays chine, and useATMs in hightraffic
After securing the island of Sneads, FL 32460 or to SHC
Tinian, his unit was re- at the Courtyard Activities of window shopping. They look as much as everyone else maybe areas.
sponsible for the building 'Fund, 2600 Forest Glen in parked cars for gifts and oth- more so! Please beware of purse Do your homework before donat-
of the runway on Tinian's Trail, Marianna, FL 32446. er merchandise, and will break snatchers; women carrying pock- ing to charity
North Field, used by the Marianna Chapel Furer- through car windows to get at such etbooks are easy preyd The thieves Be wary of any organization
Enola Gay, the aircraft al Home is in charge of ar- valuables. know that during the holidays, thatsendsunsolicitede-mailtoask
which delivered the atomic rangements ) Whenyou return to your vehicle shoppers are distracted and are not for donations. Do not open any at-
bomb that ended World Expressions of sympathy after your shopping trip, lock your as careful as they should be when tachment associated with suspect
War II. During his lifetime, may be submitted online at car door as soon as you get in. out. messages.
he also worked for the rail- www.mariannachapelfh.com. Home safety Here are some things that can be n If you want to give, find out how
road, was employed in
construction of the Jim )) Always lock your doors and done to thwart the would-be thief: an organization accepts donations.
Woodruff Dam, and as a FlO ISt windows, even ifyou plan to be out n Keep your purse close to yqur ))For detailed reports that rate
member of the Civilian for a short while. body. charities and tell you how your
Conservation Corps, work- A Leave lights turned on both )) If possible, avoid carrying a donations will be used, go to these
ed to conserve Sequoia Artistic Designs Unlimited Inc. inside and outside your residence large purse when shopping. national charity watchdog re-
trees in Yosemite National 2911 Jefferson St. Marianna after dark. n Carry only the credit cards you sources on the Internet: www.give.
Park in California. 850-372-4456 J) If you will be away from home intend to use and leave the others org, www.chaiitynavigator.org. For
Mr. Williams was a mem- for several days, make arrange- behind. more information on local chari-
ber of Salem Wesleyan Funeral Appropriate Attire ments for someone to pick up your n Use check cards or checks to ties, contact the Better Business
Church in Sneads, where 2878 Jeffetson St. Marianna mail and newspapers or have a stop avoid carrying large amounts of Bureau at www.bbb.org.
he served for 30 years on 850-482-8647 put on them. cash. ) Give to organizations with a
Beware of purse snatchers n Use ATMs wisely. Hdve the card history-of service and commitment
Bay CO ny Everyone needs to be aware that ready before approaching the ma- to the community.
Toys for Tots collection box locations
C Drop new, unwrapped toys at Dollar General Store, High- Indulge, 4434 Lafayette St., Plaza, Marianna.
1 o Ulll j% any of the following locations, way 231, Cottondale. Marianna. Mowrey Elevator Co.,4518
Collection boxes will be picked Dollar General Store, 5466 Jackson County Chamber of Lafayette St., Marianna.
up the week of Dec. 9. 10th St., Malone. Commerce, 4318 Lafayette St., Panhandle Family Care
From staff reports by the U.S Department of Ascension Lutheran Church, EL Rio Mexican Restaurant, Marianna. Associates, 4284 Kelson Ave.,
Housing and Urban De- 3975 U.S. 90, Marianna. 4829 Lafayette St., Marianna. Jackson County Commis- Marianna.
The U.S. Attorney's Office velopment and the Apala- A Time to Dance, 4458 Jack- Family Dollar-Store Distribu- sioners Office, 2864 Madison Paramore's Pharmacy & Gift
for the Northern District of" chicola Housing Authority, son St., Marianna. tion Center, 3949 Family Dollar St., Marianna. Shop, 4314 5th Ave., Marianna.
Florida reports that Selena which revealed that from Barnes Tire & Supply, 4458 Parkway, Marianna. Jackson County Courthouse, Patients First Physical
Noblit, 43, of Panama City June 2011 through May Jackson St., Marianna. FarmBureau Insurance,4379 4445 Lafayette St., Marianna. Therapy, 4966 Highway 90,
was sentenced Tuesday by 2012, she had improperly Beef 'O'Brady's, 4994 Malloy Lafayette St., Marianna. Jackson County Floridan, Marianna.
U.S. District Judge Robert used a government credit Plaza (Hwy. 71), Marianna. Farm Credit, 5052 U.S.90 4403 Constitution Lane, Pizazz Hair Salon, 2919 Penn
L. Hinkle to a one-year term card for personal purchas- Bob Pforte Motors, 4214. East, Marianna. Marianna. Ave., Marianna.
of probation, 192.hours of es of more than $11,000. Lafayette St., Marianna. First Commerce Credit Jackson County Public Play Station, 2515 Commer-
community service, and a The purchases included Cadence Bank, 2260 High- Union, 4472 Lafayette St,. Library, 2929 Green St., cial Park Drive, Marianna.
$100 special monetary as- charges for clothing, auto way 71, Marianna. Marianna. Marianna. Regions Bank, 2889 Green
sessment for the theft of repairs, personal travel, and Chipola Fitness Center, First Federal Bank of Florida, Jackson County Sheriff's St., Marianna.
more than $11,000 in gov- food, none of which were 4230CLafayette St., Marianna. 4701U.S.90, Marianna. Office, 4012 Lafayette St. (U.S. Ruby Tuesday, 2171 Post Oak
eriment funds belonging authorized or for business Chipola Surgical & Medical First Federal Bank of Florida, 90), Marianna. Lane, Marianna.
to the Apalachicola Hous- expense. Specialties, 4295 Third Ave., 4215 Lafayette St., Marianna. Jackson County Supervisor St.Anne Catholic Church,
ing Authority. The credit card bill, in- Marianna. First United Methodist of Elections Qffice, 2851Jef- 3009 5th St., Marianna.
On June 4, Noblit pleaded cluding the defendant's Christian Center Church, Church, 2901Caledonia St., ferson St., Marianna. Suntrust Bank, 4425 E.
guilty to a charge of theft of personal purchases, was Sheffield Road & Old US Road,. Marianna. Jackson County Times, 2866 Lafayette St., Marianna.
government funds, then paid from HUD federal Marianna. First Presbyterian Church, Madison St., Marianna. Super Subs, 2822 Highway
According to the U.S. At- funds allocated to the AHA. Chipola Ford,4242 Lafayette 2898 Jefferson St., Marianna. Jim's Buffet & Grill, 4329 71, Marianna.
torney's Office, Noblit was The case was prosecuted St., Marianna. Florida Public Utilities, 2825 Lafayette St., Marianna. Tatums Hardware, 2845
charged after an investiga- by Assistant U.S. Attorney City of Mari~nna City Hall, Pennsylvania Ave., Marianna. John Brewer's Studio, 3202 Highway 71, Marianna.
tion and audits conducted Eric Mountin. 2898 Green St., Marianna. Focus Credit Union, 4942 Caverns Road, Marianna. The UPS Store, 4415C Con-
CVS Pharmacy, 2814 High- U.S. 90, Marianna. Kindel Lanes Amusement stitution Lane, Marianna.
way 71, Marianna. Goody's, 2800 Highway 71, Center, 4679 Highway 90, Town of Malone City Hall,
Fl L marine fisheries the state Dr. Larry Cook, D.M.D., 4307 Marianna. Marianna. 5182 Ninth Ave., Malone.
IS has to offer. For an appli- Third Ave., Marianna. Grocery Outlet, 4230C Lafay- Madisons Warehouse U.S. Marine Corps Recruiters
cation and to learn more Dr. StevenSpence, M.D., 4318 ette St., Marianna. Restaurant, 2881 Madison St., Office. 4889 Westside Plaza,
From Page 1A about this program, which Fifth Ave., Marianna. Greenwood Supermarket Marianna. Marianna.
by catching three different is conducted in collabora- Compass Lake in the Hills, and Deli, 4193 Bryan St. (71N), Marianna Cinemas, 4341 Veterans of Foreign Wars,
species of saltwater fishes tion with the International Compass Lake Lodge, 645 Greenwood. Lafayette St., Marianna. 2830 Wynn St., Marianna.
in the same day. Four dif- Game Fish Association, Compass Lake Drive, Alford. Gulf Coast Dermatology, Marianna Toyota, 2961Penn Winn-Dixie Supermarket,
ferent groupings of popu- visit MyFWC.com/Fishing, Cross Way Fellowship. Lafayette Street, Marianna. Ave., Marianna. 4878 Market St., Marianna.
lar sport fish are included then click saltwater and Church, 4518 Lafayette St., Hope School, 2031.Hope Milk & Honey Frozen Yogurt, Source: Greenwood-
to promote the diversity of Grand Slams. Marianna. School Drive, Marianna. 4767 Highway 90, Eastside FLToysferTots.org.
Come Visit us at 3424 West Highway 90
3720 Caverns Road Marianna, FL 32446-1806 (850) 482-3964 IID' tL
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Freeze watch in effect through Thursday morning
From staff reports and drier air building in and east over southeastern hours in many locations,
from the northwest. High sections of the Florida Big and when combined
Jackson County Emer- temperatures on Wednes- Bend. with the wind, wind chills
gency Management on day will not recover very JCEM indicates this could range from 22 to 30
Tuesday issued an alert much from Tuesday's over- cold air will set the stage degrees.
concerning a freeze watch night lows, with maximum for a likely widespread Subfreezing tempera-
in effect for the area. temperatures ranging freeze across the region tures for that duration
According to the notice, from the mid-40s to the on Wednesday night into could impact crops and
a strong cold front push- north and west over parts Thursday morning. Tem- vegetation. The expected
ing through the region of southeast Alabama, to peratures could be below wind chill could be hazard-
S' will bring much colder the mid-50s to the south freezing for three to six ous to people and plants.
New breed of buses draws travelers
The Associated Press
w irwsovr 1CHICAGO As mil-
lions of Americans hurtle
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SUBMITTEDPHOTO Thanksgiving, many are
Margaret Fears drops a donation in the Toys forTots collection discovering that bus travy
box inside Marianna City Hall. el. may be the cheapest,
comfiest and even cool-
Cit nate a new, unwrapped est way to stay Zen during
toy before the city's De- the nation's largest annual
Frm Pge A cember drawing. The migration.
From Page Aname of that month's After nearly half a cen-
Fears, who manages winnerwillbedrawnDec. tury of decline in the bus
the deli of the Marianna 6. For "more information industry, a new breed of
Winn-Dixie, didn't stop about the contest, call the sleek, Wi-Fi-pumping in-
giving after she'd won Marianna City Clerk~s of- tercity coach is transform-
November's free utilities fice at 482-4353. ing the image of buses as
prize. City employees say The city of Marianna is the much-ridiculed travel THEASSOCIATED PRESS
she awarded her win- also taking pre-orders for option of last resort. With Passengers in Chicago board a Megabus headed to St. Louis, and Memphis on Tuesday.
ning ticket to a friend and its upcoming Brunswick free Internet connections,
neighbor who had recent- stew fundraiser. Proceeds tickets as cheap as $1 and also took her all the way to searcher Joseph Schwiet- nice," 31-year-old Andy
ly been ill. will help buy gifts for the decent legroom, compa- her destination in Ann Ar- erman of DePaul Univer- Dale joked, referring to
Asked about the deci- Toys for Tots program. nies such as Megabus.com bor, Mich. If she had trav- sity in Chicago. "They just the movie in which Dustin
sion by phone Tuesday The stew gets cook- and BoltBus are luring holi- eled by air, Sienicki would want to get from Point A to Hoffman'scharacterdies of
night, the humble prize ing Friday, Dec. 13 in the day travelers disenchanted have had to make a side Point B, and being able to an illness on a bus journey.
winner said she -had the parking lot between City with the hair-pulling ritu- trip through Detroit. use their electronic device But his Michigan-bound
plan all along; in the Hall and the police de- als of airportsand driving. The new bus services are on the way is a bonus." Megabus was a lot more
event she won. When she partment. From 11 a.m. "I've been doing it for a capitalizing on generation- "I had v risions of 'Mid- comfortable than he'd
entered the city contest, to 1 p.m., Marianna Po- couple of years and it is a al and technological shifts: night Cowboy,' but this is imagined, Dale said.
Fears said she asked if she lice Chief Hayes Baggett nice ride," said theater stu- younger urbanites are es-
could give her prize away, and his staff will serve up dent Natalie Sienicki, 22, pousing a car-free lifestyle,
ifitturned out shei as the nearly 40 gallons of a spe- sitting inside a blue dou- and gadget-wielding trav-
lucky winner. The unusu- cial recipe that was cre- ble-decker Megabus'idling elers of all ages increasing- 2884 efferson St.
al request from a current ated by the chief and his on a windy, snowy street ly expect to buy tickets on- Downtown ianna
utility customertriggered wife, Amber Baggett. corner near the grand line and stay connected for O-
a check with the higher- Call 718-1001 or 482- colonnades of Chicago's the duration of their trip. 8 85I4 f.6855
ups, who soon told her, 4353 to order yours. A 16 Union Station. "Young people have no
"sure." ounce cup of Brunswick Her journey on Tuesday great psychological con-
And sure enough, Fears stew, servedwithcrackers, was not only cheaper than nection with the car," said
was .named the Novem- is just $4. For those plac- flying ($56 roundtrip) but transportation trends re-
ber winner. And thanks to ing five or more orders,
a little selfless generosity, local delivery is available. e*r 10 h in tBroker/Owner
her neighbor won too. Sorry, no sirens. ,w wD d l
Since the store where For more ways you (850) 20-4705cell
she works is also a Toys can contribute to the toy David" Malloy I C21SunnySo@aol.com
for Tots drop-off location,. drive, look for a re d-an Realtor
we wondered if Fears do- white Toys for Tots collec- Business: 850-258-4947 Century 21 4630 Hwy. 90 *
nated there as well. tion box near you. New, SunnySoth MaannaFL
"Yes, ma'am," she said. unwrapped 'toys can be I ER PrE ette (0 526-2
"I give to both." dropped at any of the lo- Emil: dlllo hoocornSMARTER. BOLER FASE Properties. (850) 526-2891
There is still time to do- cations listed on page 9A.
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Chipola men, women stay atop state poll
BYDUSTIN KENT 92-77 over South Georgia in at No. 6, followed by Chipola's record to 8-0. tween seven and 9.4 points
email@example.com State. Pensacola State (6-1), East- The Lady Indians are per game.
For the second straight Torian Graham is cur- em Florida State (6-1), Bro- winning games by an aver- Sophus is leading the
week, both the Chipola rently leading the Indians ward (8-0), and Gulf Coast age of 28.1 points per game team with. 6.8 assists per
men and Chipola women's -in scoring with 22.8 points State (5-2) rounding out and earned all 14 available game, while Ellison tops
basketball teams sit atop per game, while Sam Cas- the top 10. first-place votes in the new everyone with four steals
the Florida College System sell, Jr. is averaging 18.4 The Lady Indians are No. FCSAApoll. per game.
Activities Association poll points and five .assists, 4 nationally and will have a They're led statistically Gulf Coast State (8-0)
released Tuesday. with Carlos Morris scor- legitimate shot at being the by freshman center Evelyn .comes in at No. 2 in the
The Chipola men, ranked ing 15.6 points per game, votes, with Northwest Flor- nation's top-ranked team Akhator, who is averaging state poll, with Florida
No. 7 nationally, are 7-0 Jamaar McKay 13.4 points ida State (8-0) earning the in the next NJCAA poll Dec. team highs in points (14.9), State College at Jackson-
on the season and have per game, and Demetri- other three and coming in 2 after knocking off the No. rebounds (12.8), and blocks ville (6-2) and Palm Beach
won games by an average ous Floyd 13.2 points per again at No. 2 in the poll. 1 Trinity Valley Lady Cardi- (2.0) on 56 percent shoot- State (4-1) tied for third.
margin of 18.7 points per game. Santa Fe (8-0) is next at nals 72-60 on Saturday in ing fromthefield. Northwest Florida State
game. Cinmeon Bowers is also No. 3, followed by defend- Midland, Tex. Chipola has six other (5-1) is No. 5, followed by
The Indians are coming putting in 12.6 points and ing state and national It was the championship players Tiffany Lewis, Di- Tallahassee (5-2), St. Pe-
off of a successful trip to a team-high 8.4 rebounds champion Central Florida game oftheWomen'sNITin amonisha Sophus, Rahni tersburg (4-2), Pensacola
Waycross, Ga. last weekend per game. (7-2) at No. 4, with Talla- Midland and followed wins Bell, BriannaWright, Khad- State (6-2), Hillsborough
where they took wins of Chipola earned 15 of hassee (5-2) at No. 5. over Odessa and Cloud the ijah Ellison, and Sue Key (5-3), and Santa Fe (3-6) to
102-93 over Cape Fear and the 18 available first-place Miami-Dade (7-1) comes previous two days to push who are averaging be- round out the top 10.
GHS BOYS BRSETmI' C BAL cs otes asesba
Tigers top Samson Ld
Second-half run spurs GHS to tourney win beatVeron
BY DUSTIN KENT
The Graceville Tigers headed to Ge-
neva, Ala., on Monday night for the first BY DUSTINKENT
of two games in E Thanksgiving tourna- dkent@jcfloridan co
ment and came back with a 49-38 vic-
tory over Samson (Ala.).
Freshman DerekWhite led all Gracev- The Cottondale Lady Hornets
ie scorers with 14 points, with Rashard picked up their first victory of the
McKinnie and Deangelo Bell adding 10 season Monday night at home,
each, and Marquavious Johnson scor- knocking off the Vernon Lady Yel-
ing nine. lqwjackets to snap a four-game los-
Graceville led by just a point at half- ing streak to start the year.
time but started to get some separation Jakeena Borders had 17 points, 12
in the third and took a 36-27 edge into rebounds, and four steals to lead
the inal period. Cottondale, while Brooklyne Brown
It was the second straight win for the had 17 points, six assists, and five
Tigers after a season-opening loss to rebounds.
Rutherford, and coach Matt Anderson Cheyanne- Franklin also had a
said he wasimostly pleased with what double-double with 15 points and
he gaw from his team, especially in the 13 rebounds.
second half. The Lady Hornets used a 16-5 run
"We did play well. We changed our in the second quarter to blow open
defense a little bit (in the third quar- a close game and take a 33-18 half-
ter),,quit pressing in the full-court and time lead and cruise to victoryin the
changed it up to half-court and quar- second half.
ter-court traps and things like that," "That was a big one," Cottondale
he said. "They threw it to us a couple coach Shan .Pittman said after the
of times, and they went man-to-man game.
(defensively) and we were able to score "District games are always the
some buckets on that and made our most important anyway. The girls
free throws later in the game, which iS played real hard and came together
kind of a change for us." as a team."
The Tigers knocked down 13-of-18 It had been a struggle for the Lady
from the foul line for the game. Hornets early on against a very diffi-
Anderson said that he was a little sur- cult scheduld with lopsided losses to
prised by just how tough of a challenge the likes ofMarianna, Holmes Couni-
-Samson proved to be. ty, Chipley, and Ponce de Leon.
"They're not bad. They've got two But Pittman said she hopes that
kids thatI'd really like to have and their Monday's win can be a catalyst for
other kids are not bad at all," he said. "I further improvement.
had been reading some scores on them, "It's definitely some motivation
but apparently theywere in the football for the kids," she said. "We talk ev-
playoffs for a round or two and those ery game about getting better and
kids played football, so they were a little it starts in practice, but we've been
better than:the scores indicated." practicing three weeks and had just
Graceville was scheduled to take on one with everyone there. We're us-
host Geneva (Ala.) on'l Tesday night at ing this as motivation and we hope
6;30 p.m. 2 it will trigger a turnaround."
After that, the Tigers will be off until PHOTOBYESTALMATTOX Cottondale will next play Tuesday
Tuesday when they go to Marianna to Graceville's Rashard McKinnie releases.a jump shot during a game against Altha this season. at home against Wewahitchka at 4
take on the Bulldogs. p.m. in another district contest.
lMalone Basketbal Sports Brfefs
Malone boys girls beat PDL "HhShoolwFootball
SThe Cottondale Hornets p.m.
will host the Blountstown
BY DUSTIN KENT ter. Again, it's all about our Tigers in the 1A state Chipola Women's
firstname.lastname@example.org intensity level and how we semifinals on Friday at Basketball
The Malone boys and come out," Malone coach 7:30p.T.
girls basketball teams each Preston Roberts said of The LadyIndianswill
picked up a pair of home his team. "When we come High School Boys compete in theNorthwest
wins Monday night over out and play with the right Basketball Florida Rick Flores Classice
Ponce de Leon, with the intensity level, we play ii e t en
Lady Tigers winning 57-54 well; when we don't, we Saturday- Malone at taking on Santa Fe on
and the boys 68-41. struggle. Cottondale, 5:30 p.m. and Friday and Miami-Dade
For the Malone girls, it Butwe came outwiththe 7p.m. on Saturday.
was their third straight win right intensity level again. Both games tip at 1:30
and fourth overall in dis- The girls responded and Chipola Men's p.m.
trict play. played really, really hard." -Basketball ports tems
Curteeona Brelove had Malone led 29-20 at half- The Indians will travel Send all sports items to
23 pointsto lead the Lady time thanks to a buzzer- to Niceville this weekend email@example.com,
Tigers, with Angelica Liv- beating three-pointer by to playin the Northwest or fax them to 850-482-
ingston adding 11 points, Brelove, but th L:ady Pi-
int ading1 pons Breloveu.theLadyP- -Florida Rick Flores Classic. 4478. The mailing address
and Jakivia Hearns and rates scored theit seven Chipola will play Indian for the paper is Jackson
Alicia Jackson eight points points of the third quarter Hills on Friday and Vol- County Floridan P.O. Box
each. to briefly cut the margin to PHOTO BY KELSEYWELCH
The victory followed two. Malone's Chai Baker tries to finish a shot in traffic during a unteer State on Saturday, 520 Marianna, FL 32447.
league wins over Beth- The Lady Tigers an- game against Ponce de Leon Monday night in Malone.
lehem and Central, and swered right back to take rally by PDL. team and a great coach in
after a 1-2 start to the a five-point lead into the But the comeback fell coach (Tim) Alford, so we., LOOKING FOR MORE NEWS? VISIT
year, the Lady Tigers sud- final period, and later ex- short for the Lady Pirates, knew they would come
denlyhave alot of positive tended the lead to 13 with who dropped to 3-4 on back (in the second half) WWWJCFLORIDAN.COM
momentum. 3:33 leftinthefourth quar- the season with the loss.
"We played much bet- terbefore a furious closing "Ponce de Leon has a great See MALONE, Page 10 B L
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No. 2 Seminoles 1 win from unbeaten regular season
The Associated Press sanctuary to me," Win- The family of the ac- tographs for Seminoles
ston said. "... When all of cuser issued a state- fans as he walked off the
TALLAHASSEE-Flori- us are on the field every- ment through attorney field on Saturday.
daState'sJameisWinston thing is just zoned out." Patricia Carroll, say- The Seminoleswillpre-
describes the football Florida State has set ing Winston raped the pare for a Gators team
field as his sanctuary. several school records woman on Dec:7, 2012. (4-7) in the midst of its
The Heisman Trophy behind Winston and all Winston'i lawyer Tim first losing season since
candidate continues to that stands between the Jansen has suggested the going 0-10 in 1979 and
put any distractions of Seminoles and an un- sex between the two was coming off its first loss
an ongoing sexual as- defeated regular season consensual. to an FCS team in school.
sault ihvestigation aside is 60 minutes against On the field, WinstOn history.
when he steps on the struggling rival Florida remains a leading Heis- The Gators will have
field, though he is still this week. man Trophy candidate their hands full against
waiting to learn if he will Whether Winston will after throwing ..for 225 Florida State, which just
be charged. continue to be the.quar- yards and four touch- keeps rolling along.
Winston helped sec- terback is unclear. downs against the Van- The Seminoles have set
ond-ranked Florida State State Attorney Willie das nd the Seminoles the ACC single-season
roll to 80-14 win against Meggs told the Associ- are two wins away- from scoring record with 607
Idaho on Saturday. The ated Press it is unlikely a likely berth in the BCS points. Florida State's
Seminoles capped off that a final decision championship game. streak of 11 consecutive
theirfirst 11-0 start since 'will be made before "I mentally prepare games scoring 40 points THEASSOCI PRESS
winning the national Thanksgiving on wheth- myself for football ... or more ties Texas' Florida State is one win away from the BCS National Championship
championship in 1999. er to charge the 19-year- always, football," said 2005 single-season FBS game.
"The football field is a old Winston. Winston; who signed au- record.
Gators believes they are not 'that far off'
The Associated Press "I dont believe we're
that far off," he said Mon
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than three decades, Flori- with me, I just don't feel
da coach Will Muschamp like we're that far off."
doesn't feel like he has a When asked, about his
THEASSOCIATEDPRESS rebuilding project on his job security, Muschamp
Devobta Freeman looks to become the sixth Seminole in hands. said he "absolutely" will
program history to rush for 1,000 yards in a season. Muschamp, who willre- be around iext season.
turn in2014, said winning Athletic director Jeremy
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n 1,000 r tious for a team that has School President Bernie
dropped six consecutive Machen echoed those
The Associated Press Warrick Dunn was the last games the program's sentinents.
to reach the milestone in longest osingstreak since Many outsiders hoped
TALLAHASSEE-Devon- 1996, and he did it three 1979 and lost 26-20 toi that: would, change fol-
ta'Freeman is on the verge times. lower-division Georgia lowing Saturday's loss to
of rushing for 1,000 yards, a Freeman gets a chafice Southern on Saturday. Georgia Southern a
feat only five other Florida Saturday against struggling But Muschamp insist- middle-of-the-pack pro-
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plished since the football "If it happens it happens finish the season Satur Championship Subdivi- THEASSOCIATED PRESS
program began in 1947. and if it don't happen, it, "day against No. 2 Florida sion but the Gators 'ill Muschatmp belieVes the Gators are ready to turn the
The second-ranked don't happen, but I'd love State (I10), can rebound are movng forw'd with corner and beena relevant program once again in the SEC.
Seminoles have leaned on to get it," Freeman said. "If quickly. :. Muschamp.
the play of redshirt fresh- it don't happen, I won't be
man quarterback Jameis upset'.
Winston, but he's benefited, Freeman reaching 1,000.
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Meggs has' said it is unlikely cessful, I think if's a great Maxwell award, given to the natipn's outstanding player.
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No. 4 Auburn just another Stars galore in Palmetto Bowl
big game for No. 1 'Bama s The
Abi a m f r No, 1bama COLUMBIA, S.C. The
Southeastern Conference) Teat Williams-Brice
Palmetto State has its own
The Associated Press high-profile, highly ranked
rivalry showdown in the
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. Southeast this weekend.
Forgive AJ McCarron Sixth-ranked Clemson
and No. 1 Alabama if they will take on No. 10 South
aren't swept up in the Carolina with title impli-
rampant hype surround- cations, spice and state ri-
ing the Iron Bowl. valrydrama.
A matchup of two rivals The Tigers (10-1) arid
ranked in the top 10 with Gamecocks (9-2) hope to
championship implica- show they each belong in a
tions as a backdrop tele- BCS game.
vised nationally isn't such d"Sort of neat that we THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
a new experience for the have two teams in the top Clemson hasn't beaten South Carolina since 2008 when Dabo
Crimson Tide. THEASSOCIATED PRESS 10 that started the season Swimmey was interim coach.
Alabama (11-0, 7-0 AJ McCarron leads No. 1 Alabama into Auburn Saturday there and are still there af-
Southeastern Conference) afternoon. ter 11 games," South Caro- much better," Clemson game at Williams-Brice
visits No. 4 Auburn Sat- lina coach Steve Spurrier coach Dabo Swinney said. Stadium, something they'd
urday in a game that has with, in Alabamas case, in 2011 that set up a BCS said. "I know our state is "Alabama and Auburn got only accomplished one
much of the state in a fe- a guaranteed spot in the championship rematch. proud of the two football two top-10 teams playing time previouslyfrom 951-
ver pitch. McCarron isn't natinaltitlegame onthe Then again, Alabama- schools. Itshouldbeaheck in their rivalry game, we 54. South Carolina has
among those blowing it line. Texas A&M was one f the of a game." got two top- 10 teams play- never won five straight.
up. And no top-ranked Tide more anticipated gamesp Maybe more so this year ing in our rivalry game, Clemson last won in2008
"I've played in two na- team has ever faced an of the season, back on than any other in a series and I think it makes for an whenSwinney was interim
ional championships in a opponent ranked this high Sept. 14. first played in 1896: It's the exciting game." coach of a troubled pro-
row," the Tide quarterback during the regular season. Alabama escapied John- first time bofl held top-10 specially for the fans gram. He was carried off
said Monday, "so it's just The closest was last years ny Manziel country with rankings inll meetings. with what's at stak o f oe f field afte r the 31-14 vic-
another game."ct game with No. 5 LSU. a 49-42 win after a less- "To have two teams from both teams. tory as the crowd chanted
SIt's really not. The win- Alabama was No. 2 and than-dominant offensive the state of.South Caro- The Gamecocks own his name. The interim tag
.ner will ply for the SEC LSU No. 1 Ohithe so-called performance against Vir- lina nationally ranked, a four-game rivalry win was removed from Swin-
That e ight sound petty Mondayr the Buckeyes spoke pub- playing ofThe Game. mysef It's just a decision to be sad when hef leaves."
championship in Atlanta "Game of the Century" giniaTech. that makes this rivalry that streak into Saturdaynight's ney's title two days later.
ith the.bitter ialry ~that we're fortunate to b fore going deep int their enceh becausesoi the trP- bil for my faily"
known as "The Game" but able to play in ad coach practice facility oo dition andhistorU N C s T E Ebron to
-The Associated Press basicaly formyfaey."
Ebron, a native of
The ApssocatedPrs Sh turday's ibig game at CHAPEL HILL, N.C. -hGreensboro, owns the
The Big House in Ann North Carolina junior tigh school's single-season and
COLUMBUS, Ohio Arbor, Mich. end Eric Ebron said Mon- career records for catches
- Ohio State coach Ur- The third-ranked B4ck- day' he'll enter ; the NFL and yards receiving by a
ban Meyer made a major eyes (11-0, 7-0 Big Ten) draft after the season. tight end. He was named
blunder on Monday. are favored by 12 points, Ebron has 50 catches for Monday as one of three fi-
No,. he didn't make a largely because they're 774 yardsand three touch- nalistsforthe John Mackey
brash prediction or mock riding a school-record downs for the Tar Heels Award, lresented to the
an opponent. 23 game winning strea (6-5, 4-3 Atlantic Coast nation's top ight end.
In the -eyes of. many, In addition, that sizable Conference) heading into Ebrons biggest perfor-
however,. this might have favorite's role is also be- Saturday's home finale mance came in a national-
been worse. cause the Wolverines (7-4, against No. 24 Duke. Ebron ly televised Thursday night
He' said the word 3-4) have struggled lately, said Monday the move game against then-un-
"Michigan." losing four of their last six would benefit his family beaten Miami last month.
Around these parts, THESSOCIATEDPRESS games and he didn't want to in- He set career-highs with
Buckeyes coaches, fans Brady Hoke and the Wolverines hope to spoil OSU's perfect Jack Mewhort, one of ger on deciding after the eight catches for 199 yards,
and players refer to their season and end its 23-game winning streak. Ohio State's captains and regular season. including a 71-yard catch-
biggest rival as That a starter on the offensive "There's no one that's and-run touchdown in the
Team Up North"or maybe ways. Michigan coach everybody involved. Ev- line, grew up in Toledo, ever said I should stay," first quarter of the 27-23
"That School Up North," Brady Hoke calls the final erybody has a opinion, almost in the middle both Ebron said. "I'm pretty loss.
but almost never by the opponent on his sched- which is good for The. geographically and in sure there's a lot of people "I'm happy for him. but
university's actual name. ule "Ohio" something Game because it's talked terms of partisanship, be- that want me to. I would it's emotional, for me be-
"Did I really? Meyer,, that drives Buckeyes' fans about." tween the two rivals. love to. But it's justthe best cause that's like my best
said, looking stricken,. af- crazy. Beyond Meyer's little He disregarded Mich- opportunity in the life I friend -that's my broth-
ter being told of his faux "We are excited (about slip-up, just about every- igan's recent hard times have right now to make a er," quarterback Marquise
pas. "Wow. I apologize." playing) Ohio," Hoke said thing followed, form as heading into the' 110th change for my family and Williams said. "I'm going
That might sQund petty Monday. the Buckeyes spoke pub- playing ofThe Game. myself. It's just a decision to be sad when he leaves."
to people not acquainted "It's such a great rivalry licly for the final time be- "That makes no differ-
with the bitter rivalry, that we're fortunate to bb fore going'deep intd their encbecause because of the tra-
known as "The Game," but able to play in and coach practice facility/war room dition and history that go OPEN FOR LUNCH
the pettiness'w6rks both in. This is a week that gets to scheme and dream for into.this rivalry," he said.
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COLLEGE STATION, he's focused on his remain- T t i n I-le
Texas Texas A&M ing games this season. But ra
coach Kevin Sumlin say& most believe that he will
he doesn't know when enter the draft after two
Heisman Trophy winner stellar seasons in College
Johnny Manziel will decide Station.
whether to enter the 2014 M1anziel has thrown
NFLdraft. -for 3,537 yards and 32 FOr AU YO
A report this weekend touchdowns and ran for
said that Sumlin said that 665 yards and eight more
the redshirt sophomore E A scores for No. 19 Texas
quarterback would make Johnny Manziel has a difficult decision to make, stay inschool A&M this season. He be- F ea8 P rO dUct
a decision on his future and be A&M's qb or enter the 2014 NFL draft. came the first freshman to 8
before Texas A&M's bowl win the Heisman last year,'_
game. entry into the draft after ion or oblogs and things setting numerous school
On' Tuesday, Sumlin the regular season ends like that," Sumlin said. and Southeastern Confer-
said his comments were on Saturday to help them "That's my job as a coach ence records while leading
misconstrued. make their decisions when 'to give them as 'much in- TexasA&M to an 11-2 mark
"I didn't say that he's go- the time is right. formation as I can so they and a victory over No. 1
ing to make a decision "We'll have' an analysis can make the best decision Alabama in its first season
before the bowl game is by the NFL, I'll talk to some for them and their family." in the SEC.
played," Sumlin said. "I different people and what I _
never said that." try to do is give our guys as
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will gather information on that I can gather from the
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Sanchez says he could return to Jets
The Associated Press go anywhere else, that's
for sure. I know I have
MORRISTOWN, N.J. (three) years left, and I
Mark Sanchez plans don't ever want that to
on staying put after this end. I love being a Jet and
season. I plan on being here."
As unlikely as it may Sanchez has not spo-
seem because of his hefty ken to the team about his
contract, the injured quar- future with the franchise,
terback wants to return to but it would make finan-
the New York Jets. And, cial sense for the Jets to THEASSOCIATEDPRESS
Sanchez joked, he could release him in March. Aaron Rodgers returned to practice on a limited basis, and
be back with a super-pow- That's when a $2 million will miss the Lions game Thursday.
ered arm roster bonus is due, and Rodger back not ready
"The way things are the move would save the
coming along, it sounds Jets $8.3 million in cap.
like I'll be bionic," Sanchez space. The Associated Press 5-2 at the time, have been
said with a big smile Tues- Mark Sanchez hopes his future in the NFL is still Sith te N "We'll see what hap- winless since then.
day. "I don't want to say York Jets. pens," he said. GREEN BAY, Wis. McCarthy said Monday
like 'Rookie of the Year,' Sanchez was injured PackersquarterbackAaron that the chances of Rodg-
but hopefully something three years, remaiing on and stuff like that. I don't in the Jets' third pre- Rodgers has returned to ers playing were "slim to
like that, where I'll come his contract, but his $13.1 know if that's necessarily season game against practice on a limited basis none." OnTuesday, he said
back better." million salary cap number the case in the building. the Giants when Marvin but appears highly unlike- it was "closer to none."
Sanchez is Out for the for next season makes it Hopefully, not. Hopefully, Austin slammed into his ly to play against the De- The coach said Matt Fly-
season after tearing the unlikely the team would I'm a Jet. shoulder. Coach Rex Ryan troit Lions on Thursday. nn took the starter reps on
labrum in his right shoul- keep him at that amount. "That's where I am. was heavily criticized for Rodgers has been out Tuesday, and that he was
der in the preseason and If it were up to Sanchez, That's where I want to be." putting Sanchez in the since Nov. 4, when he hurt still preparing both Flynn.
having surgery early last though, he wouldn't go When asked if he truly game in relief of rookie his left collarbone in the and Scott Tolzien for the
month. He spoke publicly anywhere. sees a future in New York Geno Smith because it first series ofa 27-20 loss key NFC North game
Tuesday for the first time "That's all I'm thinking as the Jets' quarterback, was widely assumed the to Chicago. The Packers, against Detroit.
since his surgery before about, coming back next Sanchez didn't hesitate.: veteran had likely won the
volunteering at a com- year, leading this team "Absolutely," he said. "I quarterback competition
munity soup kitchen at and playing well," he mean,, there's no doubt and was playing with
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Denver Broncos have unhappy homecomings
The Associated Press two others. triots won 34-31. all, Itake some share of that
By coach Jack Del Rio's "Certainly, Wes would blame. I think Jeff... we all
ENGLEWOOD, Colo. math, Welker also was 50 say, 'Hey, I've got to be kind of feel like we can do
SAt least there are no percent responsible for more emphatic getting the this a little bit better.
ibre homecomings on the gaffe late in overtime guy out of there,' and then I think it's a learning op-
the docket for the Denver that led to Stephen Gost- Tony I'm sure wold say, portunity f6r us," Del Rio
Broncos. Peyton Manning kowski's 31-yard field goal 'Hey, I've got to be more said.
and Wes Welker.both fell that completed the Patri- aware there,"' Del Rio said The Broncos (9-2) wast-
flat in theirs. ots' comeback from a 24-0 Monday. ed a golden opportunity to
A .month after Man- halftime deficit. Upon further reflection, build a comfortable lead
ning came unraveled in Set to return a punt with Del Rio, the Broncos' in- for home-field advantage
his return to Indianapo- just more than 3 minutes terim head coach, decided in the AFC playoffs. Now,
lis, Welker had his worst left, Welker was too late in to divvy up the blame even they have just a one-game
game of the season at New waving off his blockers. By more, saying he and spe- lead overthe Patriotshead-
England. the time TonyCarter heard cial teams coach Jeff Rod- ing into Sunday's game at
Returning to Gillette Sta- him yelling, "Peter!Peter!" gers need to prepare the division rival Kansas City
dium, where he'd spent it was too late. The ball punt return teams better. (9-2).
the last six seasons as Tom bounced off Carter's leg "I think both players in- The Patriots dont haveTHEASS PRESS
Brady's top target, Welker and Nate Ebner smothered volved tried to take some any games left against Jack Del Rio and the Denver Broncos don't fair too well when
caught just four passes it at the Broncos 13. blame and I think as a teams with winning re- playing against familiar faces.
for 31 yards and dropped Three plays later, the Pa- coach that's looking over it cords.
Flacco criticizes use o wildcat offense
The Associated Press
OWINGS MILLS, Md. -H
Baltimore quarterback Joe
Flacco hates his teams use
of the wildcat formation,-
and Tuesday he let every-
one know just how much.
He wasn't happy with
coach John Harbaugh's de-
cision to employ backup
quarterback Tyrod Tay-
lor in the wildcat Sunday
in an effort to enhance
the Ravens' running at-
tack against the New York
Jets. Taylor took five snaps
running four times and
throwing Dan incomplete THEASSOCIATEDPRESS
Sa et The Baltimore Ravens have more issues at hand than just the worries Joe Flacco has with the
pass in addition to lin- running of the wildcat against the Jets.
mIng up as a receiver on sev-:
en other plays.
"I don't like that stuff," I don't necessarily take 'it flaws rather than resort to
Flacco said' Tuesday. "I personally.! :trickery.
think it makes you look "I just think it makes "I'mallforus doingthings
like a high school offesse.' uis look like not an NFL to get better but we're not
That's just my opinion." team." going to be good if we just
Flacco didn't leave it at After earning Super Bowl candt get good at the basics
that. MVP honors in February, of what we do 90 percent of
"I don't care how we use: Flacco r:ceived a $120.6 the time," he said.
it in the game, I'm just not million, six-year contract. "We have to be good at
a huge fan of it," he said. Things have not gone those things; or we're not
"I'm the quarterback. swimmingly for the Balti- going to be good no matter
I want to be behind the more offense this season, what. I just want to make
line of scrimmage, I want and the sixth-year pro sure that we're focusing
to be taking the snaps. would prefer the Ravens on getting good at those
That's really the only thing. (5-6) seek to correct the things."
Vikings release jailed
The Associated Press Prairie after a 23-year-old reasoning behind his re-
woman reported about lease. Jefferson hurt his
EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn.- 4:30 a.m. that she was a neck on Sunday at Green.
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MLB M a1 one sluggish start," Tigers
alo e coach Steven Welch said.
In* Fo P*a A1 "It's just one of those trap
From Page 1B games. We just had Home-
S"We knew we had a game Marianna coming up.
on our hands, so we just We just played disinter-
kept fighting. I was really ested and that's not good.
e S 1proud of the girls. Hope- But give PDL credit; they
ccuses'Selig Of coardic fully, we can carry that played their tails off.
into Marianna." "They hit a couple of
Malone was scheduled threes in that first quar-
The Associated Press to take on Marianna on ter to keep them in it and
Tuesday night. we didn't shoot iery well
On the boys' side, there at all. They are better*
NEW YORK Alex was much less drama for this year and they'll win
Rodriguez's lawyers up- the Tigers, who coasted to some games. They've got
dated his lawsuit against their fourth straight win to a scrappy team."
Major League Baseball start the season. Antwain Johnson had 19
and Bud Selig, adding new It was surprisingly close points for Malone, with
criticism of the commis- early on, with Malone Chai Baker adding 14, and
sioner for not testifying leading by only five after Alonze Bailey and Chan-
in the union's grievance one quarter, but the Tigers cellor Lockett 12 each.
to overturn the 211-game pushed it to 17 at halftime The Tigers were sched-
suspension given to the and led by as much as 32 uled to take on Marianna
NewYorkYankees star last points in the third qurter' on Tuesday night before
summer. before taking the foot off ending the week with a
The lawyers filed a 33- the gas pedal. road game, against Cot-
page amended complaint "We got off to a little tondale on Saturday.
Tuesday in 'federal court
in Manhattan, expanding
on the suit originally filed THEASSOCIATEDPRESS
Oct. 3 in New York Su- The next hearing in the Rodriguez lawsuit against Bud Selig and Major League Baseball is Follow us on
scheduled for Jan. 23. Twitter
Horowitzlastweekrefused career and business pros- highly inappropriate con- are trying -to persuade
to compel Selig to testify pects of Alex Rodriguez." duct in posing, smilingly, U.S. District Judge Loma
in the grievance, and Ro- Rodriguez was suspend- with a young fan wearing G. Schofield to remand
driguez then walked out ed Aug. 5 for alleged vio- a T-shirt with a derogatory the case back to New York
of the hearing without lations of the sport's drug message directed at Mr. state court. A hearing is
testifying. The sides rested agreement and labor con- Rodriguez," the amended scheduled for Jan. 23.
last Thursday after 12 days tract, and he played pend- lawsuit said. "One can- Rodriguez claimed Selig FLORIDAN OM @FS
of sessions, and a decision ing a determination of the not imagine the Commis- interfered with his existing
on whether to uphold or grievance. sioner of any other profes- contracts and prospective
alter the discipline is ex- As he did in the original sional sport or indeed business, relationships.
pected in January. complaint, Rodriguez ac- the CEO of any business MLB says the case should
"Mr. Selig chose to hide cused Selig of conduct- doing something simi- be heard in federal court Compaiie & e
in his office in Milwaukee ing a "witch hunt" against lar with respect to one because of provisions of
rather than come testify him. The three-time AL of his or her players or the Labor Management
at the grievance hearing MVP criticized the meth- employees." Relations Act, known as r e te tizns o
in New York. In Mr. Selig's ods MLB employed in MLB had the suit re- Taft-Hartley, and intends Jacksonounty and your support.
world, apparently the its investigation of the moved to federal court, to ask for the suit to be
'buck' does not stop with Biogenesis of Amperica and Rodriguez's lawyers dismissed. 2909 Jferon Street* -482-35
Bud," the new complaint anti-aging clinic, accused
said. "Mr. Selig lacked the of distributing banned
courage of his convictions performance-enhancing '
to explain under oath the drugs.,
reasons for the suspension A-Rod's lawyers includ-
and the conduct of his in- ed a photograph of Selig A
vestigators. His silence on posing with a fan wearing SMARIER. BOLDER. FASTER.
these issues speaks vol- a red shirt that had "A- PAT FURR
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