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Author to sign books, talk about her process
BY DEBORAH BUCKHALTER Light refreshments will be served at life as a young person growing up in
firstname.lastname@example.org the event. the Cottondale/Steele City area, she
An author who hails from Jackson Clara Elizabeth Corbin-Romero, says this about it: "Basically, my en-
County will sign copies of her first who writes as Elizabeth Romero, tire childhood, I knew that my life
volume, "Means to an End," at the said she may bring 6ne of the story was different than other girls' and
Marianna branch library from 5- boards she used as a structural aid that I had an inner strength that set
6 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 3. For an in crafting her book, which revolves me apart."
hour afterward, the writer will dis- around a female protagonist who Romero expounded on this in a
cuss her book and the role of female struggled with difficult life circum- written response to questions about
characters in modern mysteries and stances and emerged stronger. In how her life inspired her book.
thrillers. She will also talk about her many ways, Romero says, the main "No, this story is not about my
SUBMITTED PHOTO writing process during the 6-7 p.m. character's life and her own share life... not exactly, but we certainly
Elizabeth Romero works at one of the story boards she uses to discussion period. She may also talk many common elements. While draw from our life experience and
structure her first novel, "Means to an End:'She will be signing about her second novel, already in Romero doesn't usually share all the
copies of the work at a library event in Marianna on Dec.3. -progress and related to the first. specifics of the trauma that beset her See AUTHOR, Page-7A
MAGICRL MUSIC Riding the rails but
home for Thanksgiving
Luke "Jitter" Flowers, Alexis Ryan and their dog, Annie, are
visiting with Flowers' relatives in Jackson County. Here,
Flowers provides a little street musi in an impromptu mini-
concert outside a loal store. Flowers and Ryan are rail riders,
voluntarily living the life of train hobos so often romanticized
in movies, books and song. Flowers has a few traih songs inhis
,repertoire, and Ran smetimes sings along with him-.
MARIANNAO eo atvf iri' lunch with munfortu
Jknates at homeless shelters,
BY DEBORAH BUCKHALTER along the railway..
Sbuckhalter@jcfloridan He has chosen an un-
usual way of life, the sort
Marianna resident Chris- of existence that has been
S tin Moore has something romanticized many times
Sspecial to be thankful for in films and songs. He's a
this Thanksgiving Day. railroad hobo, seeing the
Her son, Luke Flowers, is world from open box cars
home for the holiday. It's On trains as they racealong
the first time in four years their tracks.
that he's been here for the His mother said she was
red letter day. shocked and afraid when
SIn: those three previous he started living this way.
years, JLuke might have
been aboard a train or havy See RIDERS, Page 7A
S' ANGICOO LORIDAN
Capt. Scott Edwards (left) and Sheriff Lou Roberts pose for aphoto nex tothe Christmas tree that decorates the
lobby of the Jackson County Sheriff's Office on Wednesday, in Marianna. JCSO is partnering with Toys for Tots to host
a gospelsing on Dec. 7. Admission is a new, unwrapped toy for the program, which benefits childrenin eed.
Gospel sing aims bring kidsjoy at Christmas.DE80RAH8UCKHALTER/FLORIDAN
SBilly Thomason gets ready to open up some supplies being
BY ANGIE COOK nual car show benefiting Florida and help the Marines bringmore used in a phased enovation of the Elks Lodge on U.S. 90/
aSheriffs Youth Ranches, through smiles to kids in need. Lafayette Street in aanna.
local civic groups assisting the So when the time grew near for ya d salhelp
MARIANNA' Each year, the school board's Backpacks for Kids this season's Toys for Tots collec- S e
Jackson County Sheriff's Office program but he says he has a tion box to be delivered to his of- ya rdsal
Shas helped the Marine Corps Re- Special affinity for the work being fice, Roberts says he, fellow staff- charities and lodge rehab
serve with its Toys for Tots activi- done by the Marines. ers and JCSO Chaplain Lavon
ties, providing security for events "My son is in the Marines, my Pettis (pastor at Evangel Worship Event is set for and blue building on the
like the annual poker run and, of Daddy was and my brother, too." Center) started thinking about hill has beena well-recog-
course, serving as a drop-offpoint Those family ties to the Corps, how they could lend a hand to morning of Dec. 7, nized part of the Mwarianna
for toy donations. In fact, the.fa- the recent passing of his father program organizer Tom Perry and vendors welcome landscape for all these de-
miliarwhite cirdboard box with and the fact that his Marine son theMarineCorpsReservetomake .cades.Additions have been
red letteringcanbe seen in the of- is currently away at training and this year's toy drive something BYDEBORAH BUCKHALTER erected over time. But the
fice lobby again this season. won't be able to come home for, special. email@example.com structure hasn't undergone
Sheriff Lou Roberts has long Thanksgiving this year may have "We talked and said, 'let's a major renovation since
worked to support.organizations been enough to spark a desire TheMariannaElksLodge the 1950s.
that helpl kids hosting an an- in the career lawman to step up See SING, Page 9A No. 1516 was built in the
1920s, and the big white See ELKS, Page 6A
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Sunday Monday Woodruff 42.14 ft. 66.0 ft. Sun set 9 AM
Blountstown 4.55 ft. 15e ft. Sunset 4 39 PM
Mostly Cloudy. Mild. Cloudy. Possible Rain.Blountston 4.55 ft. 15.0 ft nis:38 Dec. Dec. Nov. Nov.
SCaryville 6.10 ft. 12.0 ft. MOonset 1:32 PM 3 9 17 25
FL OR U ID AN4 THURSDAY, NOV. 28oee aPeblic Library, 2929 Goreen St., Marianni:Autho, Chuach,m 2901 Caledonia St. in Mariannap:
Eialvroberts@jcfloridan.com Ya. Km. Fun Run will start afterv5K. Registration fee rEhd"afld the rolepbm wonaen in modern mysterieS Mariannabc
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nGive Tha ks K c o Run/oj r aduation .. Portio pr- sChristh w it E tarring Jeromena Jacks)n Optimisnt Club of Jackson iounty Meeting
Publish or dont ed t M is Oines and Brandn Tedd 7 p. af te Jackn CuntyAgiulre onfer Cost of class $35. Youws her new nve ans t anay-t
CObeNTACTs rand lars hip Fn o Sndatid. Cal 209-8391.: eneCenter, Pen e l ianrs Event Noon at Jim's Buffet & Grill 4it Laarequir e.
Telephone: 850-526-3614ung Now Class/Support Group memorial sch rolarse ofund women in memory of moreinca 4-27
Emal: eiraljcfloridanco m. FunR un will start afterK. Registrationped by e t Do- Marianna.nn
latio '- .sm.re $20'aduts. $15 for K-12 th grade students. $50 and thrisiers. Lt efeshme nts will be eeding t for Christmas Class 5:30
S Stul Manager- DenaOber m aximum registratin fee per r aesered by caling 55-080. P u blic hvited. Call 482'9631. S r
dbbe3 Constitution an.oe Hig o Project Gradation oi :Refreshments, raffle tickets aa o lae a.m.Panhandle Pioneero Settlement, 17869 NW Pio-
.beee2448 d c hohae o Misnyost ai a od ne cion, Tca p led Christmas W ills starring Jerom J n neer Settlement Rd., Blountstown in the Clubhouse.
FMa riand llan undaL3 8 9 p minrls t U te5 d Metolde isvte Church 290 ae Church, 2901ualedonia St.i p M arianrin na
Office Hours: 8 donia St., Marianna, in the AA room. Attenda.ce
eekd CONTy oUS 5 p. i s d ammted toy 7 p atthe Jackson CountyAgri ulture Confer- Cost of class $35. Youw ill receive 1 easy-to-do .
CONpT U and BoScholarship Foundation. Call 209-8391.,. oence Center, PennAvenue Maian i t lic urch 0095thSt., arianna. a
mISSYOURn PAPER? Children's Homea4452 fpli ton mra op required. F6ri .M
Telephone: 850-526-3614 QuitSmking Now la Support Group memorial holarship fundraiser ioon memory All more info call 64-2777.
F 5:30 p.m. at Jackson Hospital Cafeteria Board Teddy Jeter, Bo McCl a and Brandon Hobbs. Marianna CRYCommission Mee'ng 6
Ea l t raRoomna Free to elb attend, Curricuum developed'by ex- Concert begins at 7 p.m. Doors open t 6' p.m. Gen-
o old reeie or n era ission tickets $15 each, aailable at the p.m. inCity Hall 2898 Green St., Maanna. Public
n 6 a.m.f it d re ot m sarrive, call Circula dooreor rserved by calling 557-0sC80 or 209y0003s fr elcome. Call 718nchorage
4403s lised T uesdy throug Frdy an aRefreshments, raffle tickets available for purchase; v Alcoholics Anonymous Open Meeting 8-9
Mara onnastiiin GLtae P)Alcoholics Anonymous Closed discussion, some door prizes will be given away. p.m. in the AA room of First United Methodist
Marianna,32448 45618-9p.m., First United Methodist Church 2901ardale- oo ampbtGavillHospital, Church 2901Caledonia St i Marianna
Office Hours: donia St., Marianna in the AA room. Attendancel Worsh
athlicChurCenter, 2645 PebbletHillRoad ih Marianna. Adult THUR SDAYt, DEMarianna. Ca42-
WSUBS8RIPamON RATES teen meetings to "overcome hurtst habits and SMONDAY, DEC.2 Toys for Tots applications-Anchoragel4
papers will not be signed. L Toys for Tots applications Anchorage C5
MforthreeImonths; $62S05for six months;PA1 Children's Home, 4452 Clinton St., Marianna. Ap- plicationswill be taken until noon on Dec All toy
Y and $123s 45for neyea r All prices icludeIDAYNOV.29 plications will be taken until noon on Dec. All toys itributed on Dec starting at
applicable state and local taxes Mail SATURDAY, NOV. 30 t will be distributed on Dec. 21 starting at 10 a.m. WEDInternational Chat'n Y,Sip 8:30-10 a.m.
than 6 a.m.'lf it does not arrive, call Circula- First United Methodist Church Yoth 'Center, 4392 )1 AlcoIolits Anonymous ClosedDiscussion' w)Toys for Tots applications Anchoiage
tion between 6a.m. and noon, Tuesday to Clinton St., Mariane Syrup M aking 6a 3 p.m. min AA room of First Un-2:3 p.m. at th Children's Home, 4452 Clintnc Library, 292 Green Ap
suriday and 7a.m. to 11a.m. n Sunda. The Sing handle Pioned older aSettlement, Blotstown. Bis ChuMariannaOne StopCareerCenter in Marianna. A St. in Marianna. Learning Centier saff nd theiry
Jackson County Flordan (USPS 271-840) cuit s and s peake or donatie. nral certified m tivationtal careerscoach wll.be teaching i nternational English learners invite the public for
$92.24 for six months; and $184.47 for one store will be open and guided tours of the settle- "Completing applications.' Free and open to public, the exchange of language, culture and ideas in a
is published Tuesday through Friday and eethrough time intothe natu Jacksn Cun uilters Guild Meetg elaxed environment. Light refreshments served, No
Marianna's Gathering Place Foundation; Call 526- Alcoholics Anonymous Meeting -'8 p.m. in to 1 p.m. in the AA room of First .United Methodist
Sunday mornings. Periodical postage paid 4561 or 272-6611. n i l the board roomnof'Campbelltbon-Graceville Hospital, Church, 2901 Caledonia St. in Marianna.L
t MaC elebrate Recovery 7p.m. ant Evangel Worship 5:30-730 pm.at Ascension Lutheran Church, charge Call 489124.
CADVERTISING and the Syrup make DVD will be Marianna. AdultMariannaBusiness meet- St.Anne Thrift Store 9 a.m. 's
SUBSCRIPTION RATES teen meetings toovercome hurts, habit a ingsarefourth MONDAY ondays re for C a t holic Church, 3009 5th St., M ariana. Ca482-
Home delveriry $11.23per month; $32.83 ehurch Cypress .Preenceof all a catcurrent otsns Anchorage Children's Home, 4452 Clinton St Maanna. Ap-
alnothee ges arising members and iHome,tiv4452past membersClintSt.,who MarannawishAp- plication will be taken until noon on Dec. 6. All toys
out of errors and advertisements beyondC toreestablish thelneei bership. Agend.of the Alcoholics Anonymous 'Open Meeting -8-9 Oaks Restaurant, U.S. 90 in Marianna.The CCC's
the amount paid for the sparce actually bines bplications will be taken until noon on Dec 6. All toys wiill be dis th e local com 21unity "CommunityChldren.
cupied by that ortion of theadvertise- SAmeeting during worshi30 will be distributed onia 21 starianna. & Charac Interational Call 'n' 526-3142. 8:30-10a.m. at
mentpplicable state anderror occual ed whether i Book Signing Evnt- p..- 6 tMrianna Kwans Club Meeting Noon at
must be )) Sugar Cane Syrup Making 8a. L 3 pm. p i Employabilty Workshops-,2:30 p.m. at the the Jackson County Public Library, 2929 Green
sucherror is due to the neglignce of the Contact Tomeco White 209-7637 for further details 'y .Marianna.
ubis Pa nhandle Pioneer Settlement, Blountstown. Bis- MriaOMariana.arna A St. in Marianna. Learning Center staff and their
ubscriptions are: $46.12 forthree months cuts o a aining copy of bylawsble for donati. eneral natified motivational career coachwdiscussll teaching international EngPublish learnformats inviteg 5-6 pfor
$92.24 for shallix m onths; and $184.47 for on-inser- sto e will be open and guided tourf Session novel, Means to an End and the roe oomen in in the exchangeof language, culture and ideas in a
tion ofyear. ment will available. Walk through time int of Trans- modernmysteies and thrilers relaxed environment. Light refreshments served,2864 Madison St Marianna Hostedby Florida
amount paid for such advertisement.This prtation istrict Three Design Conferencebeserved Pblic invited. Call 482-9631. Department of Transportation, concerning improve-
ra sugar canwfield. Admission andg trkingfree. d 5:30-7:30 pm. at Ascension Lutheran Church, charge. Call 482 9124.
ADVERTISING Syrup and the SyruP maker DVD'will be for sale. 3975 U.S. 90 West, Marianna. Business meet- i) St. Anne Thrift Store- 9 a.m. -1 p.m. St.Anne's
uSpis illal congregation meeting aa.m. Bethel ings aredfourth Mondays; other Mondys are for CatholicCahurch, 3009 5th St., Marianna.Call 482-
which dvertiser agrees that the publisher necessityarf B r inrg changpes to the program. rent p cts, lessons, help. All quilter welcome.' 6all, 3734. .
leall notected liersonal charaterisi i members and ithe iv:30 past memberssion will bey, ChildrenHome, 4452 Clinton St., Maanna. Ap- & Ladies Auxiliary Meeting Noon6 p.m.at The
out of errors and advertisements yoGul olme Jackson and Washington plications ill betakn untilnoon on Dec. 6. All toy s 283Restaurant, U.S. 90 in Marianna.The CCC'ser fol
not acceptable. counties. Public welcome. will be distributed on Dec. 21 starting at 10 a.m. lowed by a 7 p.m. business meeting. Call 372-2500.
uOiTAFTV n ;.Alcoholics Anonymous Open Meeting 4:30- a Sewing A ircle -1 p.m. at Jackson County Senior Alcoholics Anonymous Closed discussion,
HOWTO GET YOUR 5:30 p.m. in the AA room of First United Methodist Citizens, 2931 Optimist Drive in Marianna. Call 8-9 p.m., first United Methodist Church, 2901 Cale-
NEWS PUBLISHED Church, 2901 Caledonia St. in Marianna. 482-5028. tdonia St., Marianna, in the AA room. Attendance
The Jackson County Floridan will publish a Book Signing -5 p.m. -6 p.m. Jackson County n Alcoholics Anonymous Open Meeting Noon limited to persons with a desire to stop drinkitg;
to p.m. in the AA room of First United Methodist papers will not be signed.ity, "Community,
news of general interest free of charge.& Character:' Call 526-3142.
ubmit your news or Community Calendar o The submision deadline for this calendar is two days before publication. Submit to: Community Calendar, Jackson County Floridan, P.l. Box 520, Mariannal FL 32447
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suitable for print. The Floridan reserves the Mair it Police Department report: One hospice death, one abandoned two general transports, one Baker Act
right toedit all submissions. vehicle, two suspiciousvehicles, one 1074 Highwaysuspi- transport and two 911 hang-ups.
publish illegalThe Maateranna Police Department listed ciAdvertis-ous persn, one escort
GETTING IT RIGHT the foneessowing incidents for Nov.26, the Toys for three highivayobstruc- Ja SO638-0250, Cext. 1205.
The JacksonCounty Floridan's policy latest available report: One hit and run' plications will be tions, one report of mental toys 2830WynnMariannaCovered-dishsuperfol-
is to correct mistakes promptly. To ehicle, onelhospime. will bedeath distributtwoabandoned illnec.ss, one burglary, one10 a.m. lowed by a 7 p. business meeting. Call 372-2500.
Alcoreport an error, please call 526-3614 vehicle reports, one suspicious vehicle,two 4:30- Sewingiverbal disturbance, one The following persons were booked into
Monday-Friday verbal disturbances, one .prowler, one traf- 482-5028 pedestrian complaint, the county jail during the latest reporting
fiThe Jackson County Floridan will publish stop, one criminal mischief complant, one power line down, 18 periods:
nine property checks, one retail theft, one medical calls, three traffic crashes-two t UnitedBrandon CMethodistlier, 31,papers will2912 Keith Lane,
Submit you news or Communityassist of another agency, one public service ication. Submit to: Commal arm, one panic Cottondale, retail theft.
events via e-mail, fax, mail, or hand delivery email email@example.com, fax 850-482-4478 or bring items to 4403 Constitution Lane in Marianna.
call, two 911 hang-ups and sixhomesecu- alarm, two fire alarms, 10 traffic stops, two Laura Wlson, 23,17668 NE Pear St.,
.rity checks, larceny complaints, one trespass com- Blountstown, failure to appear-two counts,
Photographsplaint, one foundabandoed property hold for Escambia Co.
suitable for print. The Floridan reserves the Mariannty ShePolriff's Oeffir complaint, two followspice-up investigations, Novelabandoned Willams, 28,5160 SE 29oneth St. Baker Acpt.
right to edit all submissions. a n n i a eione assault, one fraud complaus vehint, 25 prop- C), Ocala, on-chd two 911d support.
TheThe ackson County Sheriff's Office and erty checks, two retail thefts, four assists of Jal Population: 06
isto correct mistakes promptly. To vehicounty firerescue reported the following other agencies, three K-9 deployments, one To report a crime, call CrimeStoppes at 526-5000 or a
-M incidents for Nov. 26, the latest available criminal registration, two welfare checks, local law enforcement agency. To report a wildlife violation,
assist of another agency one pubic service entrapment, one burglar alarm, one panic Cottondalel 1-888-404-FWCC (3922).t.
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JACKSON COUNTY FLORIDAN www.jcfloridan.com LOAL THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 28,2013 3AF
HAPPY THANKSGIVING EMERALD COAST HOSPICE
SUBMITTEDPHOTO ori Gregg, Dayspring Administrator, and Mrs. Barnes, sixth-
n July 28, 2012 this beautiful Jack Russell terrier showed up grade teacher, stand with the Dayspring Christian Academy
on the back porch ofWilliam Hart. He was hungry tiredd iddl chool stdents tat prepared Thanksgiving Da cards
lost. Mr. Hart picked him up, took him into isomean te paients and fa es erad oast spice
has givengreat care to him ever since. He is aboutthe 40th dog that ,
Mr. Hart hasrescued. am sureif Charlie could speakhe would say.
happThanksgiving to everyone. MALONHIH SCHOOL ANNOUNCE
Ls Be at :,: : HOMECOMING QUEEN
Law rence wins ronze at
National FFA Convention i S 4 aI
Special to the Floridan 6 Ep
Shelby Lawrence of the
Sneads FFA :Chapter in
Florida was one of 46 par-
ticipants in the National r
FFA Extemporaneous Pubi
lic Speaking Career Devel-
opment Event. The event
was held in conjunction
,,with the 86th Nationfal A
Conventiona i: Louisville,
Ky. The participant led by .
advisor Stanley, Scuflock, Ext.orana bspeaking,
was awarded aBronze em ;i:
blemTetop fourinivid- PHOTO Hoom ing queen is Samantha Rodriguez and her escort isChai Baker.
uals received cash awards Pictured here is National FFA Extemporaneots Public Speaking_: "
to recognize theirsuccess: Bronze emblem winner Shelby Lawrence with her mother,
in the event.: :-. iSheiltalwrerne, and Zach Hunnicutt, CommitteeChairman f: Ch ristma with E'sm furndraiser to be held Nov30
SThe cash awards and the American Farm BUreau Federation.ee 557080 r 2 3
extinporajIBou pli APChristmasTiET iST Elvis Brandr 'on is the three '55760801 or29-000 3 to
speaking event, are Bspon- :tional FFA Extemporanie' six-minute speech :and concert starring Jerome yoing men tragically purchase em. There i
sored by the American ous Public Speaking CDE respond to five minutes Jakson will be held Sat, killed the auomobile be refreshets availble
Farm Buieaui Federation is designed: t recognize .of questions following de- urday, Nov 30 attheJack-. accident ~astyea~in as well as raf es afd door
as a specialprO(jct of the outstandig FFA members livery. This event, held at son County Conference Sneads. This scholarship prizes.
National FFA Foundation. for their ability to pre- the Kentucky Expoition 'Center, 2741 Pennsylva- will benefit a studentat-
The Americ.an Farm BUi- pare and present a factual .Center inLouisville, Ky., is niaAve., Marianna. The ten g Chipol College.
reauFederation is proud to speech on a specific ag- one of many educational proceeds of this benefit General admission
sponsor the National 'FFA ricultural issue in a well activities at. the National goe to the memorial tickets are $15. The tickets
Orgaatiornand its mem- thought out and logical FFA Convention & Expo in scholarship for Teddy will be avaible at the
bers as they pursue their manner. Members select ,which FFA members prac-. Jeter, BoMcCamma, and door or you may call
mission of premiertleader- one topic from a choice of tice the' lessons learned
,hip, pers6nal growth and categories, have 30 m:in- agricultural education.
,career success. The Na- utes to prepare a four-to- classes.
DONATION MADE TO WEE ND
BACKPACK FEEDING PROGRAM
M j r. William Rogers of Chipola Ford in.
:I Marianna, Florida donates $1000.00
S' to the Jackson CountyWeekend 4425 Market Street,
Backpack Feeding Program. Pictured ac- .. - Marlanna, Florida,32446
cepting the check is Michael Kilts, Supervisor -. (850) 526-5260-office (850) 482-0045-office
of Federal Programs for the Jackson County .-N Us
School Board, and Mary Nell Griffin, Commu- FO All
nity Relations.contact for the Weekend Back-
pack program. Your
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14A THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 28, 2013 JACKSON COUNTY FLORIDAN www.jcfloridan.com
Teen, 19, shoots charges, including first woods, and that he was
half-brother in chest degree murder. also in the driveway.
Detectives are trying
MACCLENNY Baker Weather may have to piece together what
County Sheriff's deputies plaed e in crash happened.
say a 19-year-old shot his
half-brother in the chest. LEHIGH ACRES Two Man dies after truck
Authorities are still people are dead follow- i
investigating the Tuesday ing a crash in southwest
night shooting, but say Florida. JACKSONVILLE A
they believe it was ac- Lee County Sheriff's 72-year-old man is dead
cidental: The younger boy deputies say weather after his pickup truck
was taken to a hospital in may have played a role crashed into a house in
serious condition. when a Chevrolet pickup Jacksonville. Come by for Breakfast
Sheriff's spokesman truck was hita Honda' : Jacksonville police tell
Gerald Gonzalez tells The an iterecton in Lehigh the Florida Times-Union
Florida Times-Union that Acres late Tuesday. The that the driver may
investigators will likely crash caused the ondato have been experienc-
bring charges against ,; spin and oviturn inthe ing medical issues at the BLACK fRIDAY
the ;en because he has culvert- time of the crash Tuesday ... .
pre'ous felony convic- :The driver and the pas- afternoon.
tions. He was arrested on senger in the car were The house was unoc-
several charges including killed. The driver of the cupied. No one else was
possession of a fire arm by truck was taken td the injured. E < -
a felon. hospital with injures The driver was taken to
No further details were not considered to be the Mayo Clinic, where he $
immediately available. life-threatening, was pronounced dead.
The names of the teenag- An investigation con-
ers were not released. tinues. The names of the Fla. woman helps out
victims have not been
Police aest man in released. Maine hometown
No further details were EAST MILLINOCKET,
fatal salon shooting immediately available. Maine A Florida woman
MIAMI -Miami-Dade who promised to help pay
police say a 19-year-old unedmndropp for repairs to her Maine
fatally shot a 10-year- Burnedman dropped hometown's high school
old while robbing a nail off at hospital after she won a $590.5 mil-
salon owned by the boy's libn Powerball jackpot has t 0r
parents. SARASOTA- Autliori- made good on her word.
Anthawn Ragan was ar- ties are trying to figure out Town officials in East
rested late Tuesday. Police why a naked man suffer- Millinocket accepted a $1
are still searching for an ing from severe burns was million check from Gloria
accomplice, who hasn't dropped off at Sarasota MacKenzie on Monday.
been identified. Memorial Hospital. WABI-TV reports that
Authorities say a tip The incident happened' school superintendent
led them to Ragan, who Saturday when a woman Quenten Clark says the A
turned 19 on Tuesday, at ran inside the hospital 84-year-old MacKenzie a e
his sister's home. asking for help. has promised another I
Police say Ragan and The Sarasota Herald-Tpi- $800,000 early in the new
another man entered the bune reports the woman year. The state is pitching
Honk Kong Nail salon Fri- told nurses the man has in $600,000.
day evening and robbed been dropped off in her The money will be used I
the store and customers. driveway. The woman and for a new roof at Schenck
As they left, they fied two two others who brought High School and to make
shots, striking Aaron Vu the man to the hospital the school accessible
and his father, HaiVu. The left after he was taken to the disabled. Work is
child died at a hospital inside. scheduled to start next
and his father is recover- The man was flown to summer.
ing from serious injuries. Tampa General Hospital MacKenzie took a lump
Police says surveillance for treatment. sum of $371 million that
video captured Ragan's Sarasota Sheriff's offi- totaled $278 million
face, and they publi- cials say the man remim- after taxes. She lived in
cized the photo in the bers waking up and being '"Zephyrhills Fla., when she
community. on fire. But other details of bought the winning ticket
Ragan is being held his story are hazy. He told in May,
without bail on multiple investigators he was in the I From wire reports
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Assessing child-abuse reports a complex challenge
The Associated Press maltreatment that had tervention or investiga- Erin Sullivan Sutton, Minnesota's assistant com- missioner for children.
been phoned in to its tion. Among the reasons:
NEW YORK The calls, abuse hotline in recent The alleged niltrfatmentl
reporting suspicions of years. At least 125 cases al- might be deemed innocu-
child abuse and neglect, ready have been identified ous, or the caller may fail
come in at a rate of nearly in which children were to pfivide enough details
10,000 a day, to hotlines later alleged to have been for the agencyto pursue.
and law-enforcement of- abused. Of the 3.4 million reports r:
fices across the country. Other states have had received for the 2011 fis-
They add up to 3.4 mil- problems with their pro- cal year, about 2 million
lion reports per year a cessing of abuse reports. or 60 percent were,
daunting challenge for Florida's Department of "screened in" to triggesa
state child protection Children and Families, for some degree of state inter-:
agencies, which must sort example, overhauled its vention, according to the
out the flimsy or trivial abuse hotline last year af- latest federal figures. Of
claims from the credible ter flaws were discovered those cases, 680,000 ended
and potentially dire ones, with how information was up being substantiated as.
and make decisions that collected and relayed to incidents of neglect and
balance the rights of par- investigators. abuse.
ents with the welfare of In general, however, Even at that stage, there
children. Many states, af- advocacy groups and are options. The child-pro-
ter initial screening, deem academic experts credit tection agency may open a ; Yw PON FSII Say N D itl R mFStISoSnB I USItiS
more than half the reports child-protection agen- formal child-abuse inves- I AStlllgWtll-
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cott, deputy commissioner ers are very valuable to our port services or other inA 4k I
of Ver~monts mDepartment country," said Jim Hmu- tervention. Minnesota is at
for Children and Families. rovich, president of the the forefront of a group of
"Obviously you want Chicago-based advocacy_ states pursuing this strat-
to protect: cildren from group Prevent.Child Abuse egy, known as "differential
harm, but you don't want America and former direc- response."
to intervene in the private tor of Indiana's Division "I 'is hard work," said
life of a family when:it's of Family- and Children.
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"Those decisions need determinations with lim-
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you're getting it right as of- care a lot."
ten as possible." Nationally, the standard
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reporting burst into the calls coming in to the ho-
spotlight last week with tlines. Yet as that is done,
news that Arizona's Child federal data show( that
Protective Services failed about 40 percent are soon
to look into about 6,000 "screened dut" judged
reports of suspected child not to warrant further in-
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Storms upending some holiday travel on East Coast
The Associated Press storm that, as of Wednes- bookings because of the
day morning, was stretch- weather.
CHICAGO Bands of ing from western Pennsyl- Weather woes aside'
ice, sleet and rain were up- vania to West Virginia and there were some things for
ending some holiday travel into parts of the southeast. travelers to be happy about
plans as millions of Ameri- It was expected to pivot this year. The FederalAvia-
cans took to the roads, into parts of the Mid-At- tion Administration last
skies and rails Wednesday lantic byWednesday night. month lifted restrictions
for Thanksgiving, but the "This is a fairly typical on the use of most person-
wintry mix was not caus- storm for this time of year," al electronic devices dur-
ing the widespread grid- Vaccaro said. "Obviously, ing takeoffs and landings,
lock that had been feared. it's ill-timed because you and some aikines, includ-
So far, the storms barrel- have alot ofrain and snow- ing American, have already
ing over the mid-Atlantic fall in areas where people begun allowing passengers
and Northeast have not are trying to move around to stay powered up from
sent widespread flight de- town or fly or drive out of gate to gate.
lays or cancellations rip- town ... but fortunately, "I'm always down for Wi-
pling beyond the region to we're at this point going'to Fi," said a jazzed-up Chris
other parts of the nation's start seeing a steady im- Reichert, a 20-year-old
air network, and forecast- provement in conditions film student at Northwest-
ers said the storm would across the Mid-Atlantic ern University who was
start to loosen its grip on and Northeast." headed from Chicago to
the East Coast as the day More than 43 million Baltimore.
wore on. T HEASSOCIATEDPRESS people are to travel over His excitementwaslostin
"Yes, I'm worried," said Travelers wait in lineto check in at the Los Angeles International Airport on Wednesday in Los the long holiday weekend, the generational gap with
Sylvia Faban, a 18-year- Angeles. More than 43 million people are to travel over the long holiday weekend, according to according to AAA. About some older passengers
old college freshman wait- AAA 39 million of those will be. such as Phyllis Dolinko, 79,
ingto launch into the heart Mostofthescrappedflights' Roads there were snarled. A large area of rain was on the roads, while more of Highland Park, Ill:, who
of the wintry mess in New were iin or out of three ma- A multi-vehicle crash spreading oVer the North- than 3 million people are was bound for LaGuardia.
York from Chicago, where jor Northeast hibs: New- closed the westbound. east and was expected too expected to filter through "I have a cellphone
skies were a clear crystal atk Liberty International, lanes of the Schuylkill Ex- gradually move out into airports. The weather (but) I really wouldn't
blue. She and a few travel Philadelphia International .pressway Interstate 76 the Atlantic and the Cana-, could snarl takeoffs and do that:anyway," she said
buddies could do little and LaGuardia. -inthe Philadelphia area dian Maritimes as the day landings at some of the of using in-flight ser-
more than slump down on Some of the longest de- after eastbound lanes were wore on. Wind was a con- busiest hubs on the East vices to brows the Web
top of their bags at O'Hare lays were affecting Phila- closed due to flooding on cern, especiallyWednesday Coast, including New "That's discourteous," she
International Airport and delphia-bound flights, what is traditioialy the morning in Boston. Parts York, Washington, D.C., sniffed.
wait. which were being held up year's busiest travel day., of southeast New England Philadelphia, Boston and Her main weather con-
"I'm checking the weath- at their points of origin One lane was later re- were under "a high-wind Charlotte, N.C. cern was not that she
er in NewYork," she said as for an average of about opened in both directions. warning with the poten- Transportation offi- wouldn't be able to make
her fingers pecked at her two hours because of the The storm system that tial for wind gusts of up cials advised travelers to it to New York City to.
smartphone. weather, according to developed in the, West to 60 mph, said Chris check with their airlines seeher family .(her flight
As of early Wednesday, website. The Philadelphia over the weekend has Vaccaro, aspokesman for and reduce speed on was listed on time), but
about 200 flights to, from -area was under a flood been blamed in at least 11 the National Weather Ser- highways. Travel experts rather that high winds
or within the United States watch with 2-3 inches of deaths, five of them inTex- 'vice headquarters in Silver sggested airline passen- on turkey day might
had been canceled,. ac- rain forecast to fallbefore as. But as tle storm moved Spring, Md.: gers might be able to have prevent the city from send-
cording to the air tracking colder temperatures turn east, it wasn't as bad as There was a residual penalty fees waived if they ing up giant balloons for
website FlightAware.com.f precipitation to snow. feared. band of snow behind the wanted to change their the parade.
Ohioans accused of abandoning boy plead not guilty
The Associated Press Adolfo Olivas, an attor- ways stays focused oi the that adopted children
neyappointed bythe court needs of the child." need.
HAMILTON, Ohio A to protect the boy's inter- National adoption advo- As an adoptee, "you need
southwest Ohio couple ac- ests; has said the emotion- cates say failed adoptions reassurance- that you are
cused of abandoning the ally hurt and confused or dissolutions are rare in not alone," said Sixto Can-
adopted 9-year-old son child is now receiving help cases where the child was cel, a junior at Virginia
they raised from infancyby that the parents should raised from infancy, and Commonwealth /Universi-
giving him to child welfare have gotten for him. such discord seems to oc- tywho said he experienced
officials pleaded not guilty The executive director curmore often with youths abuse and never found- a
Wednesday. of the Washington-based adopted at an older age. good fit in foster h9mes.
Cleveland Cox, 49, and Congressional Coalition There seems to be less Cancel now advocates
Lisa Cox, 52, are charged on Adoption Institute, trauma in children placed for adopted and fostered
wilh nonsupport of depen- Kathleen Strottrnan, said with adoptive parents as children.
dents. :Authorities allege she is concerned about the infants, but emotional and Greg and Robin Smith, of
the Middletown couple boy's wellbeing but also behavioral issues can sur- New Richmond, southeast
left the boy with children's a THE ASSCIATED PRESS worries the threat of crimi- face long after adoption, of Cincinnati, last weekad-
services after saying he Evette Banks looks at a book with her adopted sons Bray- nal prosecution could dis- Strottman said. opted four siblings ages
was displaying aggres- lin Banks, 2 (center) Cameron Cole, 2 (left).and Amir Free- courage adoptie parents People.within the adop- 5 to 12 who they cared
sive behavior and earlier man, (right) on Friday, prior to adoption proceedings for from seeking help. tion community say they for as foster children for
threatened the family with Braylin in Cincinnati. "I'm hoping that ulti- worry about emotional several years.
a knife. Trial is scheduled The couple was scheduled Butler County Prosecu- mately there was a good trauma to the boy. They Robin Smith acknowl-
for Feb. 10. to be in juvenile court later tor Michael Gmoser has cause for this prosecution," say giving up a child af- edged some anger and
A defense, attorney and Wednesday for a pretrial said there are legal conse- she said. "What everyone ter so much time is rare other issues among the
prosecptor declined to hearing regarding custody. quences to what he'called wants is a child protection and undermines the children' stemming from
comment afterthehearing. of the child. "reckless" abandonment. system that first and al- stability and commitment earlier experiences.
lull let them play in .a space at the Lodge. built 110 handicap ramps conclude before noon; 4607 Highway 90 in Mari-
downstairs dedicated to Members of the Lodge for the disabled, provided perhaps well ahead of that anna. For more informa-
From Page lA the children.'A volunteer are raising money next money for young people if the items sell quickly. tion about the sale, vendor
Members of the Elks are babysitter would watch the Saturday, Dec. 7, in a big to receive therapy sessions Coffee will be available for space, the membership
changing that status in a kids will their moms and parking lot bargain sale in their homes, and award- purchase by browsers at $1 drive or the building reno-
work project in swing this days enjoyed the company this weekend to help raise ed more than $12,000 in. a cup. vation, call 526-4992 or
week and on into Decem- of their peers upstairs. a bit more money for the scholarships to Chipola The Lodge is located at 573-4351.
ber. The foyer, the lounge, That's alargerprojectthat upgrades and to help fund College students. They also
and other portions of the there's no budget for just the, many charity efforts have prvoidei drug and
structurearegettingaface- now. For the moment, the that the Elks take on year- alcohol abuse prevention L -*
lift with new lighting, afew Elks are just trying to fresh- round. They're inviting events and materials. The
essential repairs, painting, en up the place in smaller vendors to reserve space Elks also support local vet-
and some realignment df but significant ways. They for $10 per slot. Tables and erans'in need. "[.
furnishings in the works. want to modernize it so chairs for each station will Aportionoftheproceeds
They're hoping to have this that it will be,more wel- be provided. from the Dec.7parkinglot
first phase done in a few coming both to long-time The Elks benefit dis- sale will go to the renova-
days, in time for the Lodge's members and to ayounger abled youth andadults in tidon, and a portion to the .I
Christmas party and New crowd of potential mem- Jackson and surrounding community support ef- II-
Year's Eve celebration, bers they hope will be at- communities. In the last forts. The sale begins at 7
Eventually, they hope tracted by the new look. decade, its me.mbers have a.m. that day and should PI, -
to renovate the original They welcome a little new
downstairs portion of blood into the fold, and
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hRide s has a right to make," Moore thinking that means he Recently he lost the nice ing the holidays, and that
R id s said. "For him, it's all about might be thinking serious- natural wood grain gui- just killed me. There's a
From Page 1A freedom of choice. And I ly of putting down slightly tar that his father-figure big group of these people
can tell you that my son is deeper roots somewhere. had given him years ago, that gather that he's a part
"Luke went to college and a better citizen of the world But ifhe doesn't she's able in an incident involving a of now, and he enjoys it.
to work for approximately now than he was when he to accept that, too. movie-like departure from Going to a shelter on holi-
two years and was doing was a teenager. He was "He's seen more things a train. But he bought an- days when he's not here,
really, really well, working raised morally in a very and been more places, and other second-hand, in a it makes us feel closer to
constantly as a (chain food good home and it's a place had more opportunities shade toward cobalt blue. him."
restaurant) manager, but he knows he can come than most people to learn Its value in money is not Moore hopes her son will
then he got involved in the back to anytime. He's not about the rest of the world so much, but its value as a stick around for Christ-
occupy movement (regard- DEBORAH BUCKHALTER/FLORIDAN homeless-he's a traveler by around him," Moore said. means of expression goes mas, but she's already see-
ing protest of economic Luke "Jitter" Flowers, Alexis choice and he has become "ffhis life can open some far beyond its price tag. ing signs that he's getting
inequalities) and one day Ryan and their dog, Annie, are a person of compassion eyes to the idea that there In honor of her son's "itchy feet" to be on the
he just put everything in visiting with Flowers'relatives and good will. He's smart, might be a good and valu- compassion for others he move again. But at least
a bag and walked off. He in Jackson County. calm and level-headed." able person inside when has seen on the road in dire for now she knows he's not
started doing this about He sings and plays things theycrosspathswithsome- circumstances, Moore and out in the cold and knows
three years ago, and as a whole'get a job' thing, even like "Folsom Prison Blues" one who's more like Luke her other children go to a where he'll lay his head on
mom I was just horrified," though Luke doesn't pan- and many others that and less like themselves, homeless shelter and feed Thanksgiving eve. He'll be
Moore said. "I had a lot of handle per se- he performs speak of trains, and of life. there's a lot to be said for the hungry at some point resting easy under sheets
worries-where will he be, for tips- but that attitude, As he strums and sings, that. I hope that someday during the Thanksgiving- and blankets at home, with
what will be happening to I've been there, I have to his girlfriend sometimes he'll settle back down, I Christmas holidays. a nice soft pillow under his
him at any given time, is admit, so sometimes I feel sings along. Their dog, won't lie about that, but if "We do it because it's im- head. It's a bountiful bless-
he hungry, is he cold, is he like I know what others are Annie, always provides an this is what ultimately still portant to support him, ing and she's giving her
safe?" thinking about my child, audience. makes him happy, then I and to teach my children thanks for the gift.
And there was some- I want to tell them what Moore can't let go of the have to be okay with it. to appreciate what they've
thing else that she couldn't he's really like. He's kind, hope that someday Luke He earns his money in a got," Moore said. "There's
shake. Even though she he doesn't steal or any of will settle down, and she different way than we earn the side of person that has
understands and respects those other bad things that takes heart in knowing that ours. He shares his talent to be nurtured along, to
his decision now, there's we sometimes want to as- he is saving for a van. That's and if he makes tips, that's learn to say and feel that
still alittle twinge of some- sociate with people that what he does with some of good. If he doesn't, he has 'It's not all about me.'
thing like sadness when we might see living kind the money he earns as a still enjoyed himself and is I know there have been
she thinks of it. of like he.does. He's a good street performer all over sharing what he loves to do times when Luke was
She isn't ashamed of kid and I'm proud of him the United States. She's with others." sometimes alone dur- FLOR A.
his nomadic path, of the asmy son."
patched-up overalls he She says her fears over his
wears under his jeans and choice have ebbed; he calls
shirt when- he's cold or in her every three or four days
the gritty, soot-covered box to let her know he's alive
cars, or of his playing guitar and well, and where he is.
and singingfor tips on city Sometimes, they meet at
streets. But she can't help a central location if he's in
feeling hurt for him when the area, and sometimes
she imagines what other he brings his traveling
people might think. friends home for dinner if
Shehasaroughidea; she's he's close enough.
guilty herself, she says, of "He told me that while
jumping to negative con- he was young he wanted
clusions about people who to travel the world, to see
live similarly. "I worried and do everything, and af-
what other people would ter that maybe settle down
think of him, because I and do what everybodyS6
know what's run through else is doing. As time went
my mind when I see some- on I had to accept that this
one panhandling. It's the was -a life choice that he
elements about the char-
acters she considered as
she went along. And she
From Page lA wrote the ending first, then
my life was full of unusual filled in the middle.
experiences," Romero She already knew some
writes."How can one write things about howshewant-
believable stories unless ed her story to end -- get-
there is some experience tinrg her characters there in
that lends authenticity to a logical way was the bulk
the emotions? Actors -are of the story's meat.
often asked to draw on a Romero does share
very sad event in their life aspects of her own his-
to allow them to feel the tory when she speaks to
depthofa&particular'scene. troubled girls in special
Does the scene at hand settings, where she often
have anything to do with appears as a guest. Those'
the experience that was sessions are meant to in-
drawn upon? No,- prob- spire a population of in-
ably not, but given, that, dividuals who have had
the emotion will appear more than their share of life
-more real than it .would challenges and who .may
have been without any- have chosen the wrong
thing to draw on. I knew path in trying to cope with
that one day I would write, circumstances they never
and I believe that many should have had to face. In
first novels draw primarily her book, some characters
on some aspect of us. So it make those wrong choices,
was just a matter of time. while others follow a path
When I retired and sat that repairs their spirit and
down at the keyboard the leads to their success.
story flowed like water Touchingthe lives of such
from a vessel." people in a positive wayis a
Btit before that happened major life goal of Romero's, ,
Romero wasted some time, she says, and it's one of the
she said, in trying to follow driving forces- that made 1ArI
some oft-quoted advice her put hand to paper in ,
about sitting down and the first place. Herwriting
typing just anything until career began long after her
her own story started to children were grown, and
surface. long after she made her
She said she typed so living at various jobs and
many versions of "Every sealed her financial well-
good man comes to the aid being in real estate.
of his country" and other Rpmero said she hopes
famous quotations that her book can be more than
her office floor was filled a novel for enjoyment, but
with inked paper and she can offer a sense of hope
wasyet no closer to finding and direction for people
her own voice and story. who find within it some
What she ultimately did, reminders of personal
she said, was set up some truths.
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55 Years of service
Special to the Floridan (Kate), Mrs. Lamar Gainm-
mon (Wilhemina Milton
State ViceRegent Virgin- Carter), Mrs. John Granger
ia Poffenberger attended (Louise "Lisa" McKinnon),
the 55 year celebration Mrs. Creshull C. Har-
of Chipola Chapter NS- rison, Sr. (Margaret Bell
DAR to help honor the 24 Milton), Mrs. Laurence
founding members who Leroy Jackson, Jr., Mrs.
met at the Chipola Hotel Earnest P. Lasche (Geor-
on Confederate Square gia Baltzell), Mrs. Hayes
in downtown- Marianna Lewis, Jr. (Lucy Daffin),
on Oct. 22,' 1958 for the Mrs. Charles C. Liddon,
formal organizational Jr. (Margaret Brinson),
meeting of the chapter. Miss Katherine Camille
State Regent Mrs. Jack- Liddon, Mrs. Wilson D.
son E. Stewart (Mae) trav- McRae (Elizabeth War-
eled from Orlando to con- ren), Miss Mary Jane Mil-
duct the ceremony. The ton, Mrs. Charles Wandeck SUBMITTED PHOTOS
organizing regent was Mrs. (Nell Adams, Mrs. W. Roy Chipola Chapter, NSDAR recognized those with a connection to its founding members at a recent meeting. Front row (from
Francis Daniel Campbell Wandeck (Virginia Kirk- left) are Alma Wandeck Milton, Dorcas Lambe Payne Jackson, Ellyn Harrison Watford, Marianne Montgomery Harrison and
(Eleanor Grimes). The oth- land), and Mrs. Bill Milton JoAnne Wanaeck Wynn. Back row (from left) are Andrea Granger, Ruth Payne Parrish Croxton, Markie Parrish, Mary Bruce
er inaugural officers were Wynn (Willie Daniel Harris Hamilton, Fran Harris Taylor and Luana Granger Ramsey.
Mrs. George Albert Lambe Milton).
(Joyce Foster), vice regent; Those with a connec-
Mrs. Pershing C. Wilson tion to the founding mem-
(Hope Lambe), chaplain; bers were recognized at Thesearefourcousinsofthe
Mrs. Arthur Clyde Evans the November meeting founding menibers: Sallie
(Lucy Hall Milton), record- of the chapter. Several Harris Mathis, Guy Jack
ing secretary; Mrs. John were connected to more Green, Fran Harris Taylor, and
C, Packard (Floie Daniel than one founding mem- Mary Bruce Harris Hamilton
Criglar), correspond- ber. It was noted that 70 enjoy remembering founding
ing secretary; Miss Julia percent of the members members MaryBruce
Lorimer Criglar, treasur- of Blue Springs Society, Singletary, Lucy Evans and Ella
er; Miss Elizabeth Pierce N.S.C.A.R. have a connec- Pierce.
(Ella), registrar; Mrs. Roy tion to the founding mem-
P Singletary (Mary Bruce bers as well.
Milton), historian; and Educators and others
Mrs. Robert Allen Wil- interested in history are
lis, Sr. (Ada Alma Bethea), invited to attend the DAR/
librarian. CA.R. tea'on Sunday, Dec.
The other members of 8,at 2p.m. at the Marianna
the new chapter included: Woman's Club Clubhoutse.
Mrs. John I. Brownlee, Jr. The details of a nounced, and Dale Cox when he tells the story nection to DAR supported Jordan cdjordan@bell-
(Virginia Maxwell Cri- Battle of Marianna es- will reveal the catalyst of Milly Francis, Florida's Becone College. Please south.net or 638-1947 for
glar), Mrs. Ralph W. Foster say contest will be an- for his career as a writer Pocahontas, and her con- contact Regent Carolyn information.
Obie a ie Marianna Bridge Club
Marianna Chapel Chapel Funeral Home from and Tommy Bowers ear. As a child she was
Funeral Home 6:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M. (Mary); son in law, Cordell constantly teased about announces winners
- 3960 Lafayette Street Marianna Chapel Funer- Witherspoon (Julie); grand- being a redhead but she
Marianna, Florida 32446 al Home is in charge of ar- children, Kir Enoch got the last laugh as her
Phone: (850)526-5059 rangements. (Jaque), William Wither- hair turned a beautiful au-
Expressions of sympathy spoon, Tonja Cooper and burn in adulthood. Blynn Special to the Floridan cyWatts Jidy Duell
nChristinei may be submitted online at Rebecca Witherspoon; was an avid FSU fan, ador- e Third place-Rose-
hrist e www.mariannachapelfh.com great grandchildren, Asim- ed her cats and caring for The Marianna Dupli- lyn Wheeler -Martha
Elaine Malik Enoch-Johnson her plants and flowers. She cate Bridge Club an- Brennan
Champon Lord & Stephens (Shetia), Gregory Hall, Jr., loved cooking for her son nounced the winners of > Fourth place--James
i sum d Funeral Home Layne Witherspoon, Maya and his friends and teach- the Nov. 25 game. They Gunderson -Allene
4355 Lexington Road Witherspoon, Shaye With- ing her granddaughter how areasfollows: Baker
Athens, GA 30605 erspoon and Jordan Craw- to stir the pot.r The Marianna Bridge
706-546-1587 ford; great-great grandchil- Blynn was preceded in North South: The Marianna Bridge
dren, Ayonna Enoch- death by her father E. Club is sanctioned by
Johnson, Liliana Enoch- Bruce Conrad and sister > First place-Bill Lies the American Contract
Lester Lee Johnson and Jaiden Page. Elizabeth. Doris Ottinger Bridge League. The
Co per Lord '& Stephens, West is Survivors include her > Second place-Jane game isheld every-
Cooper in charge of arrangements. mother, Beverly Bowles Sangaree Dorothy Monday at 1 p.m. at St
www.lordandstephens.com Conrad of Marianna,. her Baxter Luke's Episcopal Church
s on Conrad Young, her sis- i Third place--Kitty in Marianna at4362
Affordable Funeral Care ter Karon Conrad and Myers Sara Lewis Lafayette Street. Anyone
1112 Ohio Avenue granddaughter Olive is welcome to come and
ne aine Lynn Haven, FL 32444 Young, all of Panama City, ast Wet: play or observe. Fr more
Christine Elaine Cham- Phone 850-774-0664 Florida along with her o ob For mo
pion, age 60, of Alford, brother A. Bruce Conrad of > First place-Becky information and part-
passed away on Tuesday,' Bever B n Cairo, Egypt. Simkins Jeff Payne ners, call Libby Hutto at
November 26, 2013 at her iry ly Some special friends who > Second place-Nan- 526-3162.
home surrounded by her Conrad Young were in nearly constant at- _________
family. ng tendance of Blynn during
She was born in Ilion, her illness were Darleen Si serve's Toys for Tots pro-
New York to the late Gerald Wilson, Debbie McVey gram. t don't let the lack
Sterling and Elizabeth Ben- Lester Lee "Sugarboy" Reeves, ulie Seay Hatcher, gram. But dot let the lack
ny ,Sterling. Christine Cooper, 86, of Bogart, GA, Nicle Chaney, SandiWolf, FromPageA of a toy donation keep you
moved to Alford in 1972 passed away November 25, Alyce Lindsey, Byron away. Sheriff Roberts says
and was of the Baptist 2013 at his residence. Shumaker, and Pam Rey- partner with them and organizers just want ev-
faith. She loved taking care Born in Marianna, FL, he nolds. Blynn's sister-in- make this a big event.'" eryone to come and have
of her family and camping. was the son of the late Wal- law, Jean Tawa, came half And the idea for a ben- a good time.
keepChristing at torked in house ter and Berthon Mae his Coop- way around the world from efit gospel sing wa born. A special invitationis ex-
keeping at the Chipola er. In addition to his pa- 'Egyptto be with Blynn and Planned for Saturday, tended for.all uniformed
Nursing Pavilion and was rents, he was preceded in tend to her every need and Dec. 7, in the audito- Marines to participate
considered to be a hard death by his daughter, provided support for the rium at tie Assembly of or simply attend and be
worker by all that knew Nbroth opers, Walter Shpon, Beverly Blyn Conrad whole family. God campgrounds on honored at. the event.
A golden heart stopped U.S. 90 in Marianna, the. For more information,
he was preceded in Cooper, King Edward "Big" Young, 61, of Panama City, beating,
death by her parents and Cooper, King David "Little" Floridapassed away at Gulf A beautiful smile atrest, show gets underway .at 6 Marines can call JCSO at
two sisters., Cooper, Henry Cooper, Coast.Hospital on Novem- God broke our hearts to p.m. with a short Honor 482-9624.
Christine is survived by and Bennie Cooper, and 'ber 21, 2013 after a coura- prove to us, Guard ceremony, and Asked about his reasons
her children; Charles sisters, Corine Cooper and geous. bttle with liver can- He only takes the best, then the gospel gets going for' continuing to- help
Champion, Jr. .(Christy) of Mamie Lee Cooper. cer. Being a breast cancer A memorial service is with four acts on the bill: children's programs like
Alford, Lisa Odom (Charles Mr. Cooper moved to the survivor she never gave up planned for December 1, Norma Merritt's Com- Toys for Tots, Roberts re-
Sullivai) of Alford, James Athens area from Panama hope of defeating cancer 2013 at THE LITTLE VIL- munity Choir, Evangel calls Backpacks for Kids,
Champion (Star) of Alford, Citrh, FL in 2002. He reaf- again to see her be- LAGE, 2808 W. 12th St. in Quartet, The Drummond wlhich sends groceries
Bobby Champion (Mindy firmed his faith that same loved granddaughter Olive Panama City at 2:00 PM lo- Family and The Free- home to area.students in
Purecka) of Alford, five year and until his death growinto a young woman, cated behind Hunt's Oyster dom lull Quatet. The need.
brothers, three sisters and was a member of Trinity Blynn was born October BaronBeckAvenue. dom Hill Quartet. The need.
thirteen grandchildren. Lutheran Church. 30, 1952 in Marianna, Flori- In lieu of flowers, dona- songs continue until 8:30 "Ifwe have children who
Services for Christine will Mr. Cooper was an avid da to Beverly Bowels Con- tions'may be made to the p.m. are hungry," 'he said, "we
be held on Friday, Novem- sports fan as well as an ex- rad and the late E. Bruce Emerald Coast Hospice at Admission to the eve- certainly have children in
ber 29, 2013 at 2:00 P.M. in ceptional athlete, in his Conrad. In 1970 she gradu- 421 W. Oak Ave. Panama ning of gospel music is need of Christmas."
the Marianna Chapel Fu- own right which garnered ated from Marianna High City,Florida32401. a new, unwrapped toy "Thisisthetimeweneed
neral Home with Brother his nickname "Sugarboy" School and from Chipola for the Marine Corps Re- to think aboit giving."
James Barwick and Sister because his basketball Junior College in 1972. She
Judy Carter officiating. In- skills wereso "sweet". then moved to Panama 'W
will foll th Memorial services will be City, Florida where she Foow us o
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Brelove's late bucket gives
Malone 4th straight win
BY DUSTIN KENT knocking in three three-pointers the very next playto put the Lady
email@example.com during the run. Tigers back up one with just un-
Malone's Curteeona Brelove Another triple by Danielle der a minute to play.
made a shot with 56.7 seconds Holden put the Lady Bulldogs Marianna had a chance to tie
left to put her team *9p for good up 27-23 going into the fourth or retake the lead when Shakira
and lift the LadyTigers to a 35-34 quarter, but it vras the final pe- Handsford got fouled and went
victory over the Marianna Lady riod when Brelove took over the to the line for a one-and-one
Bulldogs on Tuesday night at game. with 29.1 seconds remaining,
Chipola. The 6-foot-2 senior scored but she missed the front end and
Brelove scored 10 of her game- on an offensive rebound and Brelove claimed the rebound.
high 24 points in the fourth quar- put-back on the first play of The Lady Tigers then played
ter to give the Lady Tigers their the fourth, then added a three- keep-away with the ball over the
fourth straight win to improve to pointer to give Malone the lead, final 29 seconds as Marianna
5-2 bn the year. and got a steal that led to a three- tried unsuccessfully to commit a
Malone led 16-13 at halftime point play to put the Lady Tigers foul to stop the clock.
after a slow start that saw Mari- up 31-27 with 4:50 remaining. Angelica Livingston added
anna jump out to an 8-2 lead The margin was trimmed to eight points for Malone, while
before an 11-minute scoreless one at 33-32 when Shaniah Spell- Holden led Mariannawith 1
stretch paved the way for a 14-0 man banked in a three-pointer points, with Highsmith adding
Lady Tigers run. for Marianna with 3:06 to play, nine points, and Spellman eight.
A floater in the lane by Brelove and Holden put the Lady Bull- Malone is scheduled to face
early inthe third put Malone up dogs back in front briefly with a Blountstown on the road Min-
20-14, but Marianna answered steal that led to a foul and two day at 5 p.m., while Marianna PHOTOBYBRYANCRAVEN.
back with a 13-3 run to close out clutch free throws with 1:12 left. will host Pensacola Catholic on Malone's Curteeona Brelove: (34) defends Marianna's Angelica Godwin
the period, with Kira Highsmith But Brelove scored inside on Tuesday at 6 p.m. during a game at Chipola on Tuesday night.
'. .: PREP SK IIIPrep asketball
Bulldogs brea k strea k
BY DUSTIN KENT
firstname.lastname@example.org PHOTO BY ESTAL MATTOX
The Marianna Bulldogs Gracevile's Deangelo Bell tries to make a
snappied a fo6~igame losing skid layup in a game against Aha last week.
to the Malone Tigers on Tuesday
night at Chipola, using a domi-
nant fourth quarter to pull away
late for a 58-45 victory.
Leading by just a point enter-
ing the final period, the Bulldogs
went on an 8-2 run to start the
quarter, and then extended the
lead to 15 to buckets by Shaquar-
ious Baker and Roderick Cope-
land and a pair of breakaway
dunks by Herman Williams.
The win'came as a great relief BY DUSTIN KENT
to the Bulldogs, who had lost email@example.com
four :,straight and five out of. six
in the series over the past three The Graceville Tigers finished their
seasons. two-game trip to Geneva, Ala,. for a
"It had been -a little while for Thanksgiving tournament on Tues-
us,"Mariannacoach Travis Blan- day night with a 53-36 loss to the host
ton said after the game. "But Panthers.
this was a good, quality win Graceville (2-2) was coming off of a
over a quality program. They're 49-38 victory over Samson (Ala.) on
a very well-coached team. They Monday night, but the Tigers could not
wouldn't go away tonight. The sustain that momentum Tuesday and
final score was no indication of struggled to find offense all night.
what type of game it was." The Tigers scored just 10 points in the
The Bulldogs stormed out of first half and trailed by12 at the break,
the gate with 16 straight points : and the Panthers went up 35-24 in the
to start the game, as the Tigers third quarter before pulling away in the
struggled early to protect the ball fourth.
against Marianna's defensive "We just couldn't make shots," Gracev-
pressure, :leading to several easy ille coach Matt Anderson said. "We didn't
baskets in transition for MHS. -. 'play wjth a wholelot of intensity. We got
Marianna had three dunks and : good shots, but we just didn't make any.
several layups during the domi- We didn't play very well and Geneva is a
nant opening period that ended pretty good team, solid and well-round-
with a 22-7 Bulldogs lead. ;, PHOTo BY BRy CRAVEN ed. They're' good enough to beat you, es-
Marianna's Roderick Copeland (25) and Trey Clemmons fight for a rebound with a Malone player pecially'at their place."
See BULLDOGS, Page 5B during a game Tuesday night at Chipola. The last game before the holidaybreak
is always challenging for teams, but An-
derson said the performace probably
had more to do with his team's lack of
hen Basketball experience..
"The holidays are always a little dif-
l el ficult, but we're just young and our
S f to 0 wyouth showed,"' he sad. "We started get-
SHS boys fall to 03; girls win big at PSJ ngdot
B U wireren't going. With a young team, that's
firstname.lastname@example.orgN KENT chance late in Tuesday's game trailing by Darius Williams had 14 points to lead going to happen from time to time.
just three in the final minute. Sneads, with JeremyWert adding 12. We've just got to overcome that and find
The Sneads Pirates dropped to 0-3 to But the Pirates were un- Despite the 0-3 record, Pirates coach ways to get better."
start the season with a 48-42 road loss to able to convert offensively Bruce Hubbs said he believes his teamis Marquavious Johnson had 15 points
the Port St. Joe Sharks on Friday night, and the Sharks closed out heading in the right direction. on five three-pointers to lead the Tigers,
while the Sneads girls picked up a 54-31. the game at the free throw "We're playing pretty hard. We're get- while DerekWhite added seven points.
victory in the first game of the night. line to secure the win. ting there, but we're just not scoring as Gavin Danleyled three Geneva players
The boys were coming off of close Port St. Joe dominated the free throw much as we need to," he said. "We only in double figures with 14 pointsi.
home losses to district foes Altha and battle all night, making 15-of-22 while
Vernon to start the year, and again had a Sneads was just 3-of-8. See SHS, Page 58 See GRACEVILLE, Page 5B
High School Football 5:30 p.m. and 7 p.m. Chipola will play Indian Hills on Northwest Florida Rick Flores Clas- Sports Items
Friday and Volunteer State on Satur- sic in Niceville this weekend, taking
The Cottondale Hornets will host the Chipola Men's Basketball day, with both games at 3:30 p.m. on Santa Fe on Friday and Miami- Send all sports items to editorial@
Blountstown Tigers in the 1A state dDade on Saturday. jcfloridan.com, or fax them to 850-
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Tigers try to build for long haul
The Associated Press be a regular near the top. Auburn has had three unde-
"There is no doubt," the first- feated seasons since 1993 only
AUBURN, Ala. This is noth- year coach said on Tuesday. "Au- to have all three coaches -Terry
ing new for the Auburn Tigers, bum is a great place. Auburn is Bowden, Tommy Tuberville and
however it seems. a place where you can win and Gene Chizik ousted within -
The fourth-ranked Tigers have win on a consistent basis. I an five years. The most precipitous
surged into the national champi- real proud of this team that decline came when Chiiik was
onship picture with a huge sea- they have gotten to this point. fired last November two sea-
son, just like they did in 2004 and They have improved each game sons after winning the 2010 title, i A ti
2010 after opening amid modest and set themselves up to go to going from 14-0 to 3-9 in that
expectations. Remaining in that Atlanta." span.
rarefied air over a sustained pe- The turnaround has been both Now, the Tigers have climbed
riod like rival No. 1 Alabama sudden and impressive, right back to college football's
is the next challenge. The Tigers are in the not al- top tier.
'First things first, Auburn (10-1, together :enviable position of "As coach Malzahn says, we Aubum running
6-1 Southeastern Conference) having perhaps the ultimate started in the outhouse and now back Tre Mason
gets a chance to find out how measuring stick for consistency we're headed to'the penthouse," (21) and the
well this team stacks up against three hours away. Nick Saban Auburn tailbackTre Mason said. fourth-ranked
the. Crimson Tide on Saturday ha~ turned the two-time defend- Now, the trick is staying there. Tigers face No.
with the winper moving on to ing national champion Tide (11- The Tigers have gotten off to 1 Alabama on
the league championship game 0, 7-0) into a juggernaut with no a good start in building for the Saturday in one
in Atlanta. signs of slippage. long haul.-They brought in an of the biggest
Win or lose, the big-picture "We want to win this game, initial recruiting class that in- Iron Bowls in
task for coach Gus Malzahn and and I think this will be a measur- cluded highly rated freshman history of the
the Tigers is trying to measure ing stick of how we've grown as defensive linemen Carl Lawson rivalry.
up to their in-state rival over the a team, where we are and where and Montravius Adams and ju- LUKEPOPWELL/
long haul. we want to head," Auburn tight nior college quarterback Nick FORTHEOPELIKA-
Malzahn believes Auburn can end C.J. Uzomahsaid. Marshall, an instant starter. AUBURN NEWS
Southeastern Conference FAU
Pinkel: Big game ahead,just another week Resignation
The Associated Press students will flock back to cam- thldra
pus early to be there for A&M.
COLUMBIA, Mo. There's "It'll be just nuts," senior quar-
one more hurdle to clear for No. terback James Franklin said, COach fired
5 Missouri. "because it's Senior Night and
Beat No. 19 Texas A&M at because of how we've been do- The Associated Press
home on Saturday and the Ti- ing this year.
gers, an SEC afterthoughtback "The fans want to come for -BOCARATON- FloridaAtlan-
in August, goes to the confer- what's on the line." tic has withdrawn Carl Pelirni's
ence championship game. The practice schedule will be resignation as football coaich
Coach Gary Pinkel acknowl- altered somewhat so players iand has fired him insteadi saying
edged on Monday that it's a big have a chance to go home for they had cause to do so because
deal. Thanksgiving. No classes means hefailed to report certain con-
"We're excited about playig more preparation time, to duct of a member of his staff.
this gamed," Pinkel said. "We Nottoo much. The letter, dated uesday and
worked real hard to get to this eePinkel said he used to get so sent to Pelini's home address by
position. You know whatI, you a wired .on game day, especially FAU Interim President Dennis
compete for a championship,- for a night game. Crudele, does not cite drug use
you've got to beat good people." "That's just my intensity, that': as a reason for the firing.
Missouri (10-1, 6-1 SEC) must THE ASSOCIATED PRESS how am," the coach said. "This Pelini resigned Oct. 30 after
win to get to the DeC. 7 title Missouri's Marcus Lucas (85), celebrates a win over Mississippi at Vaught- is fun, this is really fun compet- FAU athletic director Patrick
wlooking ahead to the De. 7 title game low.
game iAtlanta. Hemingway Stadium in Oxfrd ss., on Saturdayg for a championship.Tis is Chun said he and frmer defen-
A loss would result in a tie for or a BCS berth. It's all about "'You use 'that word and you why you do it." sive coordinator Pete Rekstis ac-
first place in the SEC East with beating A&M (8-3, 4-3). .get complacent," Britt said. "It's Over the years, he's learned to knowledged using illegal drugs.
South Carolina (9-2, 6-2), which "I wouldnt have it any other felt real good. I'mhappy and the better harness those emotions. Pelini denied that claim, thdugh
ould get the nod based on way," guard Max Copeland said. team happy with what's hap- He'downplay the implications a member of his FAU staff assist-
head-to-head competition. "Thee bigger the stakes, the most pened and we're all just trying to with players ed the school's investigation by
Whatever happens, much has fun it gets. We're rock aid roll- reachourgoals." "I'm not going to talk about writing an affidavit claiming to
been accomplished. ers, all our chips are in, man. The Tigers have "stumbled that much. It's all clutter," he have personally witnessed him
"In -any business, when you Let's go!" just once, losing in overtime to said. "We call it the grind. Wake using marijuana and cocaine.
have adversity, that's what you Offensive tackle Justin Britt South Carlina at home. up Saturday and play your best, Pelini eventually asked that the
.get judged by," Pinkel said. wrinkled, his nose at the notion Early on -eethy sowd their, game resignation e eawithdrawn and
"When things get really, really it's been a "satisfying" season mettle with awin at Georgia, the During the Senior Night cer- got his wish, though did not get
tough. We persevered. I'm really after last year's SEC debut disas- school's first road victory over emony, Pinkel always sheds his job back.
proud of our staff and our play- ter. The 5-7 finish complicated a Top 10 opponent bsince 1981, sometears and hands out hugs "I recognize the importance
ers. I shake my head, how they by numerous injuries ended a aend they overcame apother round,and hopes eeryone to you of cltarfyg that you did
play and how they compete." string of eight consecutive bowl crowd-, beating Ole Misst 24-10 snaps back to attention and not resign because you admit-
There's more to do. No v one's games, and expectations were on Saturday night. uses it as inspiration andnot a ted to usingillegal drugs, and
looking ahead to the title game low. : School is out this week, but. distraction. that FAU did not terminate your
i ae is employment because of a find-
to the ea a that you used illegal drugs,"
SPac-12 .g Crudele wrote. "Accordingly, to
Sal te clarify these significant points
la *" and to complete our discussions
regardingyour separation from
Qu1arterbaks sr aes por to Civil Wot regardoig
employment at FAU, your resig-
The Associated Press interceptions in Oregon State's hampered in recent weeks by Crudele also told Pelini that
last three games all losses. what appears to be a knee injury FAU believes its officials act-
Oregon State's Sean Mannion He threw thee in the Beavers' he sustained in the first half of ed properly with the way they
and Oregon's Marcus Mariota' 69-27 loss to Washington last Oregon's -victory over UCLA oh handled the circumstances sur-
are two strikingly different quar- weekend. e Oct. 28. He had negative yard- rounding the coach's departure.
terbacks who have both seen While Mannion has had a age on the ground, a result of The move means the former
their seasons take a frustrating rough receh t run, overall he's six sacks, against Stanford and coach will not be asked for a
downturn on track for a record-breaking Utah. $500,000 repayment the school
rThe two will pilay with mostly season for the Beavers (6-5, 4-4). He has said that he's not tak- could have demanded because
pride on the line -- and perhaps He's ranked second nationally ing off as often because of what he resigned, though it was un-
redemption when the No. 12 with an average of 371.7 yards defenses have been throwing at clear if the Owls owould have
Ducks host the Beavers in the passing, and fourth with an av- him, insisting that the knee isn't pursued that fee anyway. It also
annual Civil War rivalry, game erage of 31.5 competitions per an issue. There's no way to tell lauds Pelini for the work he did
Friday afternoon. game. how serious it is, because Ori- with the Owls.
Mariota, who took a hard hit He's got Oregon State's single-' egon doesn't discuss injuries as FAU (5-6) is 3-0 since Peliniwas
to the head in last weekend's season record of 34 touchdown a policy. replaced by interim coach Brian
42-16 loss to Arizona, says he passes already this season, which But the attention shifted from Wright, and could become bowl-
has passed all of the concussion also ranks him second among the knee to his head this week. eligible with a win in the regular-
tests and will play. But there are FBS quarterbacks behind Fresno Mariota said he got his "bell THEASSOCATEO PRESS season finale against FIU.
still lingering questions about State's Derek Carr. rung" while trying to tackle Aft- Oregon quarterback Marcus Crudele wrote to Pelini that
the health of his left knee. Mariota, meanwhile, is known zona's Shaquille Richardson on Mariota carries the ball against the Owls' finish this season "is
Mannion's issue seems to be for his scrambling ability as an interception late in the loss to Arizo0na on Saturday in Tucson, a direct reflection of your good
confidence after throwing 10 much as his arm but he's been the Wildcats. Ariz. work."
American Athletic Conference
No.17 UCF prepares to host rival South Florida
The Associated Press ence championship and move a is happy that the two will now "We didn't get to make it to that the Knights a chance to reach
step closer to a' BCS bowl with a be meeting regularly since they game, but I remember (UCF) double-digit victories for the sec-
ORLANDO -The 17th-ranked victory over USF (2-8, 2-4). both play in the AAC. definitely didn't do well against ond consecutive season and the
UCF Knights don't see their UCF is 0-4 in the series, which "I've always been pushing" to them," Justin McCray said. ~"I third time in the past four years.
game against South Florida as a has been referred to as the "War play South Florida every year, guess we can lookat that and say While the players may be
big rivalry game, they see it as a on I-4." The teams played from O'Leary said. "I think it would we definitely need to play a lot downplaying the significance of
championship contest. 2005-08, but have not met since, help both schools from a growth better than that, but I think we're the rivalry, there is one challenge
"We see just look at it as anoth- which may explain why the play- standpoint. I think it would'help a better team. they are acknowledging: O'Leary
er championship game, another ers don't see it the same way the both schools from a stadium at- "We practice really hard and has told them they have yet to
conference game that we've got two fan bases do. tendance capacity standpoint. I we're going to go out there and play their best gameof the sea-
to win," senior wide. receiver Knights coach George O'Leary think it would help both schools do what we need to do." son, where both sides of the ball
Jeffrey Godfrey said. "We're just understands his players', from a fan interest standpoint. UCF has certainly been on a and the special teams are really
going out there like every week, perspective. "There are so many more posi- roll with six consecutive victo- clicking.
practicing hard for a champi- "You've got to understand, tives than negatives. I don't know ries. The Knights can match.the "He's mentioned it, not just
onship game and not worrying these kids were in junior high any negatives." 2007 team for the longest win- this week, but pretty much ev-
about the rivalry (or) anything the last time we played," O'Leary UCF offensive linemen Jordan ning streak in program history ery game this year,".Jordan Mc-
else anybody wants to call it." said Monday. "If there's any still and Justin McCray say they have with a win on Friday night. Cray said. ". We want to come to-
The 17th-ranked Knights (9-1, around, they're ineligible." not talked to their older brother, The game, which will be the gether as a team to put together
6-0) can clinch at least a share The Knights coach has always Cliff, who played in the 2007 400th since the UCF program's a great effort overall, not just in
_]ofthe AmericanAthletic Confer- been in favor of playing USF, and game which USF won 64-12. inception in 1979, will also give one phase of the game."
JACKSON COUNTY FLORIDAN www.jcfloridan.com College otball THURSDAY, NOVEMBER'28,2013 3Br
Clemson at South Carolina
No. 10 Gamecocks focused on No. 6 Tigers first
The Associated Press loss puts South Carolina in only won't argue that South Carolina and the Gamecocks promptly
its second SEC Championship has the momentumin therivalry fell behind 14-0 before coming
COLUMBIA, S.C. One of Game. and doesn't buy that the Game- back to beat the Gators 19-14.
the main goals South Carolina. "We have no control over that cocks will be distracted easily. Spurrier said it doesn't matter
coach Steve Spurrier wants to game. After we play ours here, "If you think they're going to to him what they do in the sta-
achieve is out of the hands of some of you guys in here willtell give up a 17-game home winning dium Saturday night with .the
the No. 10 Gamecocks. me what happened, probably," streak on Senior Day very eas- Missouri game.
"If you ask me whether I'd win. Spurfier said. ily, I've got some swamp land in "Obviously nowadays, anyone
the SEC Championship or beat It is an unprecedented distrac- Florida foryou," Swinney said. who wants to know the score
Clemson, I'd rather win the SEC tion in this rivalry game. Satur- The Gamecocks faced a similar of that game can find it. Cell-.
Championship ifI had a choice," day's game is the first time both situation two weeks ago, kicking phones, Blackberry or they
Spurrier said. teams have been in the top-10 off against Floridawhile Georgia can ask somebody next to them,
But he doesn't have the when theyhave played. and Auburn finished their game. 'Hey, what's the score? What's
choice. The Gamecocks have a 17- The Bulldogs lost, putting South Missouri doing?' They'll know,"
While his Gamecocks take on game home winning streak, Carolina in position to win the Spurrier said. "But again, it's
No. 6 Clemson, Missouri will be and quarterback Connor Shaw SEC East. The school showed not going .t help us one way
playing 19th-ranked Texas A&M. has never lost at Williams-Brice the end of the Auburn-Georgia or another to know. All of our THEASSOCIATEDPRESS
If No. 5 Missouri wins, the Ti- Stadium. game on the giant screen atWil- thoughts are on the game right Steve Spuer and Suh Carolina
gers are in the SEC title game. A Clemson coach Dabo Swinney liams-Brice during timeouts,- here." ho Clemson on Saturday.
Michigan vs. Ohio State Duke
Teams go down different
paths aafter 201 game
The Associated Press believers.
Will Saturday's 110th edition of The Duke's
COLUMBUS, Ohio A lot has hap- Game flip things yet again? Anthony
pened in the two years since players from It was a nadir for Ohio State back in Boone
Ohio State and Michigan -- the Buck- 2011. A season of innuendo, defections d irects his
eyes With their heads down, the Wolver- and investigations had resulted in the team against
nes wildly celebrating left the field at forced departure of coach Jim Tressel Wake Forest
Michigan Stadium. earlier that season. He: was dismissed on Saturday
After beating their rivals seven years in for failing to disclose that several of his in Winston-
a row, the Buckeyes lost that 2011 game players had most likely received, im- Sa lem, N.C.
40-34. At the time, it seemed as if the proper benefits from the subject of a THEASSOCIATED
gae might mark a tectonic shift for the federal drugprobe. PRESS
two teams. A month' after th game, 'Ohio State
Those were dark days for Ohio State, hired Meyer, an Ohio native whohad 4 in
which had seveh losses that season, its spent a year as. an -ESPN analyst after
most, since 1897. And the .NCAA was Winning two national titles ,at Florida. ,. .
about to lev sanctions, that would rock He didn't coachin thebowl game which TheAssociated Press Brown said Tesday. ing a good job mana ging
the program. Ohio State lost in a final bit of irony to ':!That's a bold statement our spirits and everything,
Michigan ,under first-year coach Brady Florida, 24-17,. .DURHAM, N.C. No. for a program that, util not to get too high, andgo
Hoke, captured its 10th win and ap-. Since then, Meyer and the Buckeyes l 24 Duke is inthe midst of npw,hadntfnished above out and play nd enjoythe
peared to e have recaptured its national (0, 7-0 Big Ten) have payed 23 games ne ofthe mostsuccessful .500 :sinc mdment and re e that
prominence after the woeful era of Rich and won them all a school record. seasos in program his- Beat 'the Tar Heels on tgs can go backwards.
Rodriguez. Meanwhile, Michigan has fallen offits tory. Just dont refer to the Saturday, and Duke (9-2, "~njoy the moment," e
SThat one game appeared fto have perch. Blue Devils -as one-year 5-2) wll have the Coastal added, "but dondt gettoo
markeda sea change for both of the sto- "This is a big game for us and fo this wonders. ivision titleall to itself verjoyed."
ried programs. Or did it? program," Michigan senior defensive. The perennial losers are and will face No. 2.Florida They've come alongway
The third-ranked Buckeyes have won tackle Mike Martin had said after the a victory against North State in its first ACC title from the hapless bunch
alost every game since and are in the signature vitory against theBuckees Carolina from setting a game. that from 996- had
thickofthe nationalchampinshipchase in 2011."For us to take this step as a school record with 10 wins Cutcliffe said before the fbut winless seasons ead
der. coach Urban Meyer, who has not team is huge and it's something we're ing we're *nd earnng a spot in the win over then-No. 24 Mi- two years with one win.
t on their sideline. never going to forgqt, :these fans, and Atlantic Coast Conference, ami two weeks ago that They've been a perennia
Meanwhile, Hoke is dealing with yet, ftiis fan base is never going to forget." champioxship game. : wi ning 10 games woild preseason rlast-place pick:
another late-season 'swoon and the If not forgotten, that victory certainly Payers t this season be "getting into the dream in the Costal- een this
maize and blue have h 'more dobtes thah has faded. hasnt bee a flash in the, ,year" for Duke. year.
ian. Rather, it's the latest Now the Blue Devils are Duke's seven-game win-
step forward in the con- one victory from mak- ning streak is its longest
struction of a consistent, ing it a reality but are since a seven-game run in
program. keeping from getting too 1994, also the last time the
"I'cofdent in wht caught up in it. Blue Devils appeared i
coach (Daid Cutcliffe) "The mood i the locker the national rankings.
No.3 Ohi State has done here, and'what room is. happy and up- "This is why we came
hasn't lost anyof we've done as a team, and spirit' because we've here,'" Brown said. "We
its -it's (to) turn the program never been in this posi- came here to build this
Urban Meyer on the -its (t) trn theproram neer bee n 'in '
Urban Meyr e around to where now we tion," receiver Jamison program up. I fully believe
sideline. expect to have winning Crowder said. At the same that's exactly what we're
THEASSOCIATEDPRESS seasons," linebacker elby time, the coaches are do- doing."
:Pac -12 .:
No 8 Stanford staying focused thrgh highslws
The Assocated Press, been 'a weird and wild stretch than pride at stake. No matter and do ns that maybe even the are lamenting ::an cllig me
for Stanford, testing the- team's what happens agairst the Flght- media and the fans go through names and the sky is falling
STANFORD,. Calif. -In control focus and fortitude on and off ing Irish, Stanford will fa ,.No. because we keep our minds on when we losea when eople
of a Pac-12 titleand a Rose Bowl the field. This one figures to be 13 Arizona State .inthiie Pac:-12 our jobs," Stanford coach David are exalting us andt 'g us
berth one week, out of the mix no different. championship game for a spot Shaw said Tuesday. "If we win a how wonderful we a en we
the next and now back in the The eighth-ranked Cardinal in the "Granddaddy of Them big gae, thy d;: t cancel the e in; ,those things can't eVer af- :
hunt for both enteringthe regu- (9-2) host No.25Notre Dame (8- All." ext week. If we lose a game, fect the football team or coach-
lar-season finale. 3) on Saturday in a non-confer- "I remind people that we theydont cancel the next week. es because we move o and play.
The past three ee eks have ence game that has little more don't go thrugih : all the ups During theweek, when people the next weeki." :
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Efforts to enliven offense fail Eagles QB Foles
TheAssociated Press new tackle Tyson Clabo was briefly n am ed starter
benched for poor play, and $60 mil-
DAVIE, Fla. With the game on lion receiver Wallace had trouble
the line, Ryan Tannehill unleashed a meshing with Tannehill. The team's
pass majestic in its arc and distance. bullying scandal sidelined two other r rest of seas on
Mike Wallace spun and stretched starters, tackle Jonathan Martin and
in an acrobatic effort to make the guard Richie Incognito. TheAssociatedPress of seven games this season.
catch. The result has been a lot of In five starts, he's 4-1, and
Exciting, but incomplete. The ball sputtering. PHILADELPHIA Eagles overall, Jhe has thrown for
fell to the turf at the goal line, which "We have to be more consistent," quarterback Nick Foles has 1,554 yards with 16 touch-
is the way it usually goes for the Mi- offensive coordinator Mike Sher- been named Philadelphia's downs and no intercep-
ami Dolphins' underwhelming, un- man said. "We can put together starter for the rest of the tions. What's more, he's
derachieving offense. great highlight tape on some things,' season, thrown 199 passes, dating
The Dolphins invested heavily in but then we can also put together Coach Chip Kelly made back to last season, without
upgrading their offense last offsea- something not so great. We have to the announcement Tuesday an interception.
son, but their yards per play and per eliminate the not so great and try to as the team returned from "I feel the same," Foles
game are lower than in 2012. While get more great." its bye week and began said. "Nothing has really
defense has kept the team in almost The great has mostly involved preparations for the Arizona changed."
every game, the Dolphins are 5-6 Tannehill, on pace to throw for more Cardinals (7-4) on Sunday. His quarterback rating of
and struggling mightily to stay in the ... than 4,000 yards in his second sea- The Eagles (6-5) are tied 128.0 is on pace to break
race for the finalAFC playoff berth. THEASSOCIATEDPRESS son. He continues to earn praise for forfirstplaceintheNFCEast the regular-season record of
"If we lose another game, then Miami wide receiver Mike Wallace his arm strength, athleticism and with the Dallas Cowboys; Green Bay's Aaron Rodgers
we're out of the playoffs," center (1) cnnot make actch as Carola poise, but his career touchdown- "Nick will be our starter," (122.5), set in 2011. Twice
Mike Pouncey said Tuesday. e safty Mike Mitcell (21) defends. to-interception ratio is a so-so Kelly said. 'And hopefully this season, Foles has been
Shouldthe Dolpns fall short SundayMiam Gardens Fla.The we get Mike (Vick) back named the NFC Offensive
offense will be th ary culprit. a s e t lphin0-16 ebiggestprob- through a full week of prac- Player oftheWeek
Heading into Sunday's. rad g ft to ore 20, 17, 23, 1, l em, and the Dolphins are certain to tice and he'll be able to be On the flip side is Vick,
against the New York Jetsi iani is"' : 2 d d isten 'tly win games focus on upgrading the offensive the No. 2 guy." who is still battling his way
the only team to score less th 28 in Natonal' Football League, line next offseason. Tannehill has Foles, in his second sea- back, and was informed of
points'in every game this year. coach Joe Philbin said. "That's hard been sacked 44 times, a franchise son, replaced Vick, who re- the decision Tuesday.
In last week's 20-16 loss to Caroli- to do, so we hae' to scoremore record with five games to go, and injured his hamstring in a "Chip is astraight-up guy,"
na, the Dolphins managed only one points.": ;. ,.: Miami is on pace for its lowest rush- loss to the New York Giants Foles said. "He came in and
touchdown andwere shutout over That was the goal when Miami ing total since 2004. on Oct. 27. The Eagles have told me I'm No. 1 and told
the last 31 minutes, with Tannehill's wentfree-agintshoppinglastMarch. The ground game's so unproduc- saved their season after a Mike he's No. 2. It's not like
desperation 65-yard attempt slip- But ew tight end Dustin Keller d tie the Dolphins call pass plays 66 rocky start and he's been the in the movies where every-
ping off Wallace's hands n the final new receive Brandon Gibson sf- percentofthe time, fourth highest focal point. one sits down and there's
seconds;. f se n g knee injuriesJ in the league. oles has played in parts tears."
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Seahawk husuendedfor violatin league's substance abuse policy
The Associated Press be other people, dont see next four games for violat- and apologized on Sunday, expect to be perfect. We for Seattle, including the
something special in and ing the league's substance writing, "Yes I made a mis- would like to be, but that team's last game against
RENTON, Wash; Back we take a chance on a guy abuse policy, leaving the take and I have to live with isn't the case," Carroll said. Minnesota when he had
from their bye week, with here or there that needs Seahawks short-hand- the consequences. I'm dis- "It's a big challenge for his first interception of
the best record in the NFL some extra consideration ed going into Monday's appointed in myself for these guys to do right and the season and returned it
and heading into a Mon- and care," Carroll said;. matchup against New letting my teammates and we want them to do it and 29 yards for a touchdown.
day night showdown with "And sometimes guys they Orleans. family down." carry through and be there Even when he wain't start-
the Saints, Pete Carroll and have ipsues and things Thurmond will be eli- Thurmond's is the sixth when we need them and ing, Thurmond was acriti-
the Seattle Seahawks spent pop up but I'ie always gible'to return to the active Seattle player, officially count on them. It doesn't cal member of one of the
Tuesday dealing with the been kind of hopeful and roster on Monday, Dec. 23, suspended for substance- always work that way. It NFL's best secondary units
kinds of distractions they make guys find the best before the final game of abuse or performance-en- presents opportunities fdr as the fifth defensive back
believed were over. in them and bring it out. the regular season, but his hancing drugs violations other guys. We've always in passing situations.
Instead, the Seahawks Sometimes it: works out 'absence leaves a hole in a by the league since 2011. championed that and our Thurmond beat out vet-
are adding to the list of and sometimes it doesn't. secondary that was previ- That doesn't include Rich- guys have always come eran Antoine Winfield,
player suspensions they've We'll certainly hang with ously missing starting cor- ard Sherman, whose sus- through and they'll do that whom Seattle signed in the
faced since Carroll took our guys and take care of nerback Brandon Browner :pension Was overturned 'again in this instance:" offseason, for the -nickel
over in 2010. them." because of a groin injury. on appeal late last season. Thurmond has started cornerback spot dtiring
"We're still trying to work Startingcornerback Wal- Thurmond's suspension "I don't know that we can three games this season training camp.
through it. I'll say it again, ter Thurmond was offi- was first reported by NFL. .__ __
I've always found myself cially suspended Tuesday com over the weekend.
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Ga. commissioners approve plan for Braves stadium
The Associated Press back on the proposal and cant and historic day for new taxes on business and held up signs or waved seemed rushed and lacked
held an extended public our franchise," said Braves tourism to pay for the new foam tomahawks that transparency.
MARIETTA, Ga. The comment period at their President John Schuerholz stadium attheintersection have long been a staple A diverse coalition of
Atlanta Braves are a step meeting Tuesday night. after the vote, saying he of Interstates 75 and 285. at Braves games and wore citizen groups argued for
closer to moving out of They voted in favor of the was "thrilled" how the vote The team's current lease T-shirts that said "Cobb more time.
downtown Atlanta, the deal despite calls by a di- turned out. at downtown Turner Field, Hoe of th Braves." Leaders of the Atlan-
Major League Baseball verse coalition of citizen Mike Plant, the Braves which is jointly owned by "A found4On has been ta Tea Party, Common
team's home for the past groups for more time. executive vice president Fulton County and the city laid for ourfutre success," Cause of Georgia and the
47 years. Four of the five commis- of business operations, of Atlanta, runs through said Ben Mathis, incoming Sierra Club, among oth-
The Cobb County Com- sioners, including com- said the deal couldn't wait the 2016 season, chair of the Cobb Cham- ers, had asked for a 60-
mission in suburban At- mission Chair Tim Lee, if the stadium and enter- Those addressing com- her of Commerce. He day delay, saying voters
lanta voted 4-1 Tuesday said they'd had exten- tainment complex are to missioners during a ppb- called the project a perfect in the suburban county
night to approve a new sive talks with the Braves be completed for the 2017 lic comment period had public-private partner- haven't had enough time
$672 million stadium, and felt they had enough season. mixed opinions. ship that would draw new to consider details of the
which officials hope to information to believe "We got to one finish line Many supporters 6f the energy to the county. project.
open for the 2017 season this would be a positive -tonight. We have a new stadium talked about an Yet some speakers spoke "I've been very disap-
at a site 10 miles northwest development, starting line tomorrow," expected positive eco- out agairit the propsal pointed in the veil of se-
of the Georgiacapitalcity's Commissioner Lisa Cu- hesaid. nomic benefit, saying the under any'circumstance, crecy and the rush" to
downtown. pid was the lone dissent- The Braves stunned lo- stadium would bring in while others said they vote on the deal, Cobb
The vote followed public ing vote. Cupid said she cal leaders and fans just revenue and attract busi- wanted, a delay because resident Kevip Daniels
comment for and against supports the Braves mov- over two weeks ago when ness to the county. Several they thought the process said.
the deal,whichwillrequire ing to Cobb County, but they announced their
millions of dollars in pub- thinks the process moved planned move. But Braves
lic funds. The project is forward too quickly and executives and Cobb com-
set to take the team out of that she still has some lin- missioners said planning
downtown Atlanta for the gering concerns. had been underway for
first time since it moved to "I cannot in good con- months and wasn't rushed
Georgia from Milwaukee science vote for the MOU, or hasty.
in 1966. but I do support the Braves The 30-year agreement
Commissioners have beingin Cobb County," she calls for a mix of reallocat-
been holding town hall said just before the vote. ing existing property tax
meetings to gather feed- "This is a most signifi- revenueandimplementing
SH S ter where they can win and 1 on the young season.
S dethen put it in their hands Logan Neel finished with
and they have to do it. 16 points to lead Sneads,
From PagelB "They're coming along with Tasherica McMillon
had four players who andplaying better together adding 15, Chasity McGriff
sdored (Tuesday), so we've every game. We're getting 11, and Aaliyah Williams
got to get some more peo- more kids in the game. eight.
ple involved in the scoring. We're starting to build that Both Sneads teams will
I thinkthe guys understand and I think they appreciate next travel to Graceville on
that this is a marathon and that." Tuesday to take on theTi-
not a sprint. We have to The Lady Pirates had a gers, with the girls starting
continue to do things as a much easier time of it in at 4 p.m. and the boys at 7
coaching staffto help us get their game, rolling to a 54- p.m. after the junior varsity
them into the fourth quar- 31 victory and moving to 2- game.
Bo s 42-35 MHS, and a dunk by We'll try to take itas ales-
Williams following a Malo- son learned and get better
ne turnover pushed the from it.
From Page 1B margin to double digits at "But Marianna just basi-
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trimmed the lead to 28-22 ous Baker and Copeland
at the break, and the Ti- eight each.
gers continued to cut into Johnson led Malone with
the lead in the third with 17 points, while Chal Baker
a basket by Antwain John- had 12, Lockett seven, and
son making it a three-point Bailey six.
game at 29-26. It was the first loss of the
Johnson, who came into season for the Tigers, now
the game as Malone's lead- 4-1, who wele -certainly
ing scorer at 21 points per not helped by digging a 16-
game, was limited to just point hole in the first five
four points in the first half minutes of the game.
before scoring 10 in the "Obviously it was a hor-
third period. rendous start, but give Mar-
He scored with 1:20 left in ianna credit for coming out
the quarter to get the Tigers fast,"' Malone coach Steven
to within one at 36-35, but Welch said. "I thought our
the Bulldogs quickly, took kids did a great job of fight-
control to start the fourth, ing back. Maybe our guys
A pair of jumpers by Wil- vwere a little overwhelmed
liams sandwiched a bucket at the start. It's the first
by Clemmons to make it big game for a lot of them. t 0
Gracevie contest against the Maro Ji- londa.coonore o:rna .
After that, it's a pair
From PagelB of district games, with
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original miles, only driven in Dothan, mint con-
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and with carport & Storage $600 850-693-0570 Nissan 2013 Altima, low miles, full warranty,
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E 2005 Honda Gold Wing 1800 Trike 2400 miles,
2BR / 1.5BA at Millpond $495 rent + deposit. Silver, showroom clean, EZ steer, spoiler, lug-
Has utility shed, screened in front porch gage rack, fog lights. $19,500. 334-673-9990.
850-209-3970 2009 Yamaha Raider ONLY
American Heart Association Course Small Quiet amily Oriented Park 1, 2 & 38R 1,960 Miles. 1900cc (113ci)
MH's for Rent Includes water, garbage, motor. Black. Garage kept.
Slawn care;-No Pets 850-592-1639 .Not a single scratch or dent
Never seen rain. 5" Forward.
Controls. Hard Krome Strip-
+,Basic Life Support (BLS),classes offered: ... persExhaust. $9,Q00 OBO.
Spare front tire,'and factory foot controls if'.
On-Cam pus & Onl ine needed. Building home, so it HAS TO GO.
256-335-1354 Call.with your name and leave
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2003, 40 ft
Call for more info Chevrolet 2006 Tahoei burgundy, one owner,
S775) 721-8359' excellert condition, 3rd row spat, custom run-
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$11,900. Call 334-712-0692 or 334-618-9980
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SDodge Ram 1500 2007 SLT quad cab 4x2 HEMI
Jeep 2008 Wrangler Sahara Unlimited: fully 5.7 V8 engine, anti theft, tilt steering, 27K
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Asking $18,000. Call 334-894-0520 ing window, bed liner, towing pack. Loaded.
AUO FOR ,A 1 $16,500. 334-475-6309.
334 77 8 2 i 2000 Honda Odyssey Van -3rd row seating mini
Svan, Runs perfect, Asking $595 or Best Offer Chrysler 2004
To register for aclass all Angela Freeman Please call 334-693-9360 for more information. Town & Country Touring.
angelafreeman fortiscollege edu Cadillac 2003 Deville financing ailable Cherryed wray interior.
silver in color, like new condition, low miles. Automatic, power doors,
S334-585-3236. $5500. windows & locks, clean, very dependable. Cold
.AC. Smoke free. 137K. Great family car.!$3,750
GMC 2008 Savannah Cargo Van .
Mileage 109,575. Can be seen at 208 Bic Road.
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L A Y S ..E sFrankly, am total seasons fromn,
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Austin Dillon p a _1 a __...his 2004 season, when he won eight
Nationwide troplhy in races, 20 top5s andfinished
cgampaigns, it'll take somethiig specia
to top Jimmie's 2007 season, when he
Sprint Cup collected 10 race trophies to go alon
Jimmie Johnsone 2.419. wit his season-ending Cup champion-
2. Matt S Kenseth 2,400' Ship hardware: All in all, though; it was
3. Kevin Harvick, 2,385.
4 ye Busch, 2,364. an undeniably grat season darn
5. Dale Eamhardt Jr., 2363. near enough to get my "Driver of the
6. Jeff Grdonri 2,337; Year' vote.
7. Clint Bowyer; 2336.
8. J6ey Logano, 2,323 Huh?
e9. Gr' Bufsle, 2,32 9. You heard me: Dam hear. W ile
10:.Kurt Busch, 309.
1. Ryan Newman, 2,286. NASCAR and:ther sanctioning bodies
12. Ksey Kahie, 2,283, pass ot seasonenling har dware in
13. Carl Edwards, 2,282. each of their series, many pubictio s
14, Brad Keelowski, ke to hono
15. Jamie McMurray, 1,007. reir oveal"Driveo
16. Martii Tiuex Jr., 998. the Year," and thou it' un1pmron
17. Paul Menard, 949. to vote against the chanion in North
18. Aric Almirola, 913 America's biggest series, I'm leaning
19, Ricky tenhouse Jr. 909. toward kyle Busch
20. Jeff Burton, 906.
Naonwide are to. make your ~ampagn
5. Justin Allgaler, 1,090. wins and finished fourth in the Cup
6 TrevorBayne, Series, which isn't bad, of course. Now
7 Knan rso 95. consider his complete dominance in
9. Parker Kigerman_ ___993._ .-_______ the Nationwide Series, where he had
10. Brian Vickers, 970 Getty images/TOMPENNINTO 2 win i 26 stats and led 42 percent
12. Nelson Piquetr., 861. Yep, this was the "before" picturp at Talladega. Later, the "Big One" cleared a path for David
13. e 81 Ragan's unlikely victory it's No. 5 on our list of best 2013 races ant ddnt dminate Saturays
14. Travis Pastrana, 751. that fashion. Let's not forget his five
15. Michael Annett, 696. wins in 11 Truck Series starts. That's
16. Jeremy Clements, 638. Editor's note: In the coming 2 wins, in: ase yo u lost ot
7. Mike Wallace, 609. weeks, we will count down our
18. Reed Sorensen 524 Why punish Jimmie Johnson for
19. Joe lNJerechek 513. topfive races of the 2013 NAS-
20 Eric McCre, 482. CAR Sprint Cup season. Today only running Cu
Cam~ping 11orlyd Trucks is No. 5, the May 5Aaion's 499 Think of it as rewarding Kyle, not
1. Matt Crafton, 804, at Talladega Superspeedway. punishing Jimmie. Sure, Jim
3. James escher761. alladega Superspeedway Fridays and Saturdays, but he prefers
5, Jeb Burton, 731. lived up to the pre-race to spend his free time in
6. Ryan Blaney,726. hype as the track that the motorcoach With an
7. Brendan Gaughan,717. produces some of the crazi- extra kid now in tow,
8 Darrell Wallace Jr.,704 est finishes in NASCAR each that may change.
9. Miguel Paludo, 697 so
10, Timothy Peters, 683. season. Ken Willis has been covenrng NAS-
11. Joh Wes Townley. 64 Matt Kenseth, making only CAR for The Daytona Beach News-
12.Dakoda Armstrong, 628 his 10th start Journal for 27 years. Rech him at
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Sprint Cup season esults,
Feb. 24 Daytona 500 ZJohnson) ".
March 3 Subway Fresh Fit 500
March 10 Kobalt Tools 400 (Kenseth)
March 17- Food City 500 (Kahne)
March 24 Auto Club 400(Ky. Busch)
April 7- STP Gas Booster 500
April 13- NRA 500 (Ky.,Busch)'.
April 21 STP 400 (Kenseth)
April 27- Toyota Owners 400 -
May 5 Aaron's 499 (Ragan)
May 11 Bojangles' Southern 500
May 26 Coca-Cola 600 (Harvick)
June 2 Dover 400 (Stewart)
June 9 Pocono 400 (Johnson)
June 16 Quicken Loans 400 (Biffle)
June 23 Toyota/Save Mart 350
June 30 Quaker State 400 (Kenseth)
July 6 Coke Zero 400 (Johnson)
July 14 Camping World RV Sales
July 28 Your Hero's Name Here 400
Aug. 4 GoBowling.com 400 (Kahne)
Aug. 1 Cheez-lt 355 (Ky. Busch)
Aug. 18 Pure Michigan 400 (Logano)
Aug. 24 Irwin Tools Night Race
Sept.1 AdvoCare 500 (Ky. Busch)
Sept.7 Federated Auto Parts 400
Sept 15 GEICO 400 (Kenseth),
Sept 22 Sylvania 300 (KenSeth) A A
Sept 29 AAA 400 (Johnson)
Oct 6 Hollywood Casino 400
Oct 12 Bank of America 500
Oct 20 Camping World RV Sales Penn Ave., Marianna, FL (850) 526-351
Oct. 27 Goody's Headache Relief
Shot 500 (Gordon)
Nov. 3 A Texas 500 (Johnson) www.mariannatoyota.com 1-800-423-8002
Nov. 10 AdvoCare 500 (Harvick)
J Nov. 17 Ford EcoBoost 400 (Hamlin)