Jackson County Floridan

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Jackson County Floridan
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Sunday Floridan
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Jackson County Floridan
Place of Publication:
Marianna Fla
Chipola Pub. Co.
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July 12, 2013


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Vol. 8, no. 13 (Sept. 7, 1934)-
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Marianna man faces multiple charges

A Marianna man was charged
with miiultiple offenses after an
altercation that .left a woman
injured and bleeding, accord-
ing to the complaint filed in the
case by the Marianna Police
Frank Allen White Jr., 28, is
charged with false' imprison-
ment, burglary with a per-
son battered, child abuse,

aggravated battery, petit theft,
two counts of battery on a law
S enforcement offi-
icer and two counts
of resisting arrest
with violence.
According to
the complaint, a
woman who was
White Tockilng up to leave
St. Luke's Mis-
sionary Baptist Church heard
a woman's cry for help in the

vicinity just before 8:30 p.m. on
Tuesday night. Soon after, she
saw a man running away from
Orange Street. He yelled,."Call
the police," the witness told au-
thorities. She went to the loca-
tion where she'd heard the wom-
an scream. 2859 Orange St. The
witness reported that she found
the bleeding woman there and
also encountered a man who
yelled a threat and left in a ma-
roon Crown Victoria. She called

police and officers met her and
the victim at the church. They
began searching for the car the
witness had described.
An officer pulled a car over
driven by White and requested
assistance after, according to
the complaint, White showed
aggression during the encoun-
ter. According to the complaint,
the officer had unholstered his
stun gun after White placed his
hand behind his own back, the

officer noting in the'complaint
that White's action was "a con-
sistent motion for reaching for a
concealed weapon." No weapon
was noted in the complaint. The
complaint stated that the ar-
resting officer called for backup
after White swatted at his hand
that held the stun gun. Another
officer soon arrived and helped
the first officer place White

Sharing secrets of longevity

Laura Worlds (right) and her daughter, Betty Worlds-Dickens, sit on her front porch Wednesday. Laura Worlds turns 99 years
of age today and her family is Inviting friends to celebrate her birthday at a party In her home Saturday.

Nearing a century: 99 today and counting her blessings

Greenwood-area resident Laura
Worlds turns 99 years of age today,
land on Saturday her children are
throwing her a birthday party at her
home. It won't be a small, intimate
gathering: Everyone she knows is
invited. That's the way she wanted
it and daughter Betty Worlds-Dick-
ens says the birthday wish is in-
dicative of the way her mother has
always lived her life.
"Mom would say, .'love every-
body, and whatever you do, do
your best'," Dickens recalled. "On

"Mom womdd sa
eveWrybody, and

Sunday, Mom
would make a g
all the neighbor
eat with us. She
desserts, too. In
cially, neighbors
pie had farms, t
corn on the cob

iiimand If somebody killed a cow or a
1, 'love hog, they shared stuff like that. We
I YOU u were a community of all races, and
re, we all played together. It was no big
deal. I didn't know any racism til I
Betty Wlds-Oi 'i, grew up. Mom didn't go for that
Daughter, She didn't talk about separating;
she encouraged us to care about all
didn't .work, so she people. I grew up in my mother's
great big dinner and childhood home, and in my time
rs would come and we had an electric pump that gave
e would have great us running water so we didn't have
the late '40s espe- to pump it and haul it by hand. We
3 shared. If the peo- had one spigot on the back porch,

hey would drop off
,field peas, greens,


Singer/songwriter to perform

at Customer Appreciation Day

Singer/songwriter Liz Lee will be
one of the featured performers at the
Marianna City Farmers Market Cus-
tomer Appreciation Day on Saturday
She has one CD to her credit, "The
'Road That Leads To You," a collection
of 10 original songs that explore in-
ner emotions, personal growth and
relationship issues. She's compiling a
set of new songs for second CD, and
plans to sing many of the new tunesIon
Saturday, as well as some well-known
'60s standards such as "The House of
the Rising Sun," and a few by contem-
porary artists. Sheryl Crow's "Angel"
and some Sarah McLachlan tunes will
be on her playlist. Her voice and style
have been likened to those two art-
ists. She said her second CD explores
themes a bit more universal that her


first, more intimate collection. Slices
of her eco-friendly mindset and life-
style may come through in some of
those selections, for instance.
People who come to the event will
be among the first to hear her latest
Originals, and it may be the last chance
to see her performing locally for quite
some months. She and her husband
are soon moving to Kentucky tempo-
rarily, living with or near family there
until their first child is born. She and
husband Giuseppe Colato have a 10-
acre patch of land at the southern tip
of Jackson County near the Calhoun
County line. They live an off-the-grid
lifestyle, powering their home'with
seven small solar panels, a wind gen-
erator and three marine batteries that
store the power they generate. That's
See SINGER, Page 7A



Liz Lee does a sound check at the
Marianna City Farmer's Market Thursday.
Lee and Jonny Lipford will be providing
the music for the market's Customer
Appreciation Day on Saturday.



Police: Suspect

with knife'acting

strange' at store

Marianna man arrested on
concealed weapon, drug charges
From staff reports
A convicted felon is facing multiple charges after
Marianna police found him at a local convenience
store with a knife and small quantity of meth.
On Wednesday, June 10, at approximately 11:30
p.m., officers with the Marianna Police Depart-
k ment responded to Tom Thumb No.
55 at 3008 Jefferson St., in reference
to a security check. Court docu-
ments indicate that an employee
Called to report a suspicious man
B who was "hanging around the store
| acting strange," and who had com-
Baker mented that he had a knife on him.
.At the scene, officersmade contact
with the man, 29-year-old Jonathon Earl Baker of
Marianna, who, according to MPD, "immediately
became a threat to officers by attempting to place
his hands into his pockets after several commands
not to do so."
Baker was ordered to place his hands onto the
hood of a patrol vehicle. While attempting to do so,
officials say Baker admitted to officers that he had
a knife on his person and attempted to reach for it
behind.his back.
The police say Baker was detained by offi-
cers without further incident. While conduct-
ing a pat-down of Baker's person, officers found
an 11-inch knife "tucked and concealed" in the
back waistband of his shorts, under his shirt.
Police learned that Baker is a convicted felon and
he was placed under arrest for being in possession
of a concealed weapon.
See KNIFE, Page 7A

Ala. felon arrested

in Marianna on

firearms charge
From staff reports
A convicted felon from Birmingham, Ala., is fac-
ing a fresh charge in Florida following a Jackson
County traffic stop.
On Tuesday, July 9, at approximately 7:37 a.m.,
officers with the Marianna Police
Department conducted a traffic
stop on a white Dodge SUV for the
infractions of speeding and no li-
cense plate on the vehicle.
During the traffic stop officers ob-
tained consent to search the ve'h icle.
Upon seniching, they r'cov'ered two
Gray loaded S'eini-atutonmatic liaildgns
from the vehicle.,
Officers learned' that the passenger of the vehi-
cle, identified as Jermaine Laron Gray, 30, of Bir-
mingham, Ala., was a convicted felon. Police were
able to determine that the two firearms belonged
to Gray, who was placed under arrest for being a
convicted felon in possession of two firearms.
Gray was transported to the Marianna Police
Department for processing and later taken to the
Jackson County Correctional facility to await his
first appearance in court.



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Publisher -Vaieria Roberts-,

.Circulation Manager Dena Oberski
Telephone: 850-526-3614
FAX: 850-482-4478
S Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 520. Marlanna, FL 32447
Street Address:
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Marlanna. FL 32446
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Sunday mornings. Periodical postage paid
at Marianna. FL.

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In Wednesday's edition of the Jackson'
,County Floridan, the local brief "Local '
branch of the NAACP to host seminar" the
date was incorrectly stated. The correct
date of the seminar Is Thursday, July 18, at

Coinmmuiity Calendar

SJacksqn County Chamber of Commerce July
Power Breakfast 7-8:45 a.m. at the Jackson-
County Extension Office. 2741 Pennsylvania Avenue
in Marianna. Guest speaker, Sunland Superinten- ''
dent Merlin Roulhac will present "Sunland Center a
World Class Organization That Delivers Outstanding
Service." Call 482-8060.
a Knitters Nook -10 a.m. at the Jackson County
Public Library. Marianna Branch. New and experi-
enced knitters are welcomed. Call 482-9631.
SHot Dog Fundralser/School Supples Ddve
-11 a.m.-1:30 p.m. at Madison Street Par, down-
town Marianna. Two hot dogs. chips and dessert for
a $5 donation. Proceeds help buy school supplies
for children in the dependency system. Donated
school supplies can be dropped off during the
event./Presented by the Quality Parenting Initiative.
Call 482-9568.
N Better Breathers Club Meeting 2-3 p.m. in
the Hudnall Building Community Room. Jackson
Hospital Campus. 4230 Hospital Drive in Marianna.
Karmen Sellers. RN, BSN of Jackson Hospital
Emergency Services will present "Knowing Your
Emergency Room'." Bring a friend or caregiver. No
cost to attend, light refreshments will be served.
Call 718-2849.
.a Celebrate Recovery 7 p.m. at Evangel Worship
Center. 2645 Pebble Hill Road in Manrianna. Adult.
teen meetings to "overcome hurts. habits and
hang-ups:' Dinner: 6 p.m. Child care available. Call
n Alcoholics Anonymous Open Meeting 8-9
p.m. in the AA room of First United Methodist
Church, 2901 Caledonia St. in Marianna.

D Marianna City Farmers Market Customer
Appreciation Day 7 a.m.-noon at Madison Park
in Marianna. Event is free. Door prize drawings will
be held throughout the morning. Vegetables, plants.
fruits, breads, preserves will be for sale and some ,
vendors will have samples of dishes made from the
products'they grow. Entertainment will be provided,
by singer/guitarist Liz Lee and Jonny Lipford who
plays the Native American flute.
D Muskogee Creek Tribe History Seminar
- 9:30 a.m.-2 p m. at the Blue Lake Cohmmunity
Center, 1865 Highway 77 in Chipley. Cost is $20 per
person. Call 229-762-3169.
a Alford Community Health Clinic Hours -10
Sa.m. until last patient is seen, at 1770 Carolina.St. in
Alford. The free clinic for income-eligible patients
without medical insurance treats short-term illness-

*es and chronic conditions. Appointments available
* (call 263-7106 or 209-5501); walk-ins welcome.
Sign in before noon.
a Miss Pink Heals Beauty Pageant 4 p.m. at
Angel Worship Center, 2645 Pebble Hill Road.
Marlanna. Doors open at 3:30 p.m.. admission fee
is $5 per person. Divisions include: Baby Miss. Tiny
Miss. Little Miss. Junior Miss. Teen Miss and Miss.
Proceeds will benefit women and children in the
Jackson County area who are battling cancer Call
209-3068 or 693-0953.
* Alcoholics Anonymous Open Meeting 4-30-
5:30 p.m. in the AA room of First United Methodist
Church. 2901 Caledonia St. in Marianna.

a Deadline to donate $1 in exchange for a ticket
for an opportunity to win a complete set of annual
Christmas ornaments produced for Century 21's
traditional Easter Seals Society fundraiser. On Mon-
day. July 15. Manrianna Police Chief Hayes Baggett
will draw the winning name.
SAcoholcs Anonymous Closed Discussion
6:30 p.m. at 4349 W. Lafayette St. in Marianna
(in one-story building behind 4351 W. Lafayette St).
Attendance limited to persons with a desire to stop
SAlcoholics Anonymous Meeting 8pm in
the board room of Campbellton-Graceville Hospital.
5429 College Drive. Graceville.

SRibbon Cutting -9 a.m. at the KountryDealz,
8157 Highway 90, Sneads. Everyone is invited to
attend. Call 593-6636.
Chipola Regional Workforce Development
Consortium Conference Call-9 a.m. Call 850-
Children's Summer Feeding Program
Morning snack at 9 a.m. and lunch at 12 noon
at St. James A.M.E. Church, 2891 Orange St. in
'Marianna. Free program is available Monday-Friday
for children through the age of 18. Morning snacks
such as milk, juice, cereal and lunch items such
as sandwiches and wraps will be served. This is an
open walk-in site, no pre-registration is required.
Call 850-615-2934..
a "Dig Into Reading" with the Jackson County
Public Library's Summer Reading Program-
- Bascom Community Center. Preschool age from
9.30-10:30 a.m. and school age 10:45-11:45 a m.
For reservations call 482-9631.
a Swimming Lessons, Session 3 at Chlpola Col-

lege. July 15-25. Classes are available at 10 a.rm. or
7 p.m., 45 minute classes, Monday through Thurs-
day for two weeks. Cost is $55 and pre-registration
is required. Call 718-2473 or visit,
a.Senior Fellowship Association Monthly -
Meeting noon at the Marianna First United
Methodist Church Youth Center located on Clinton
St. Bring a vegetable, salad, dessert or drink for
the potluck lunch, meat will be furnished. A $2
donation is requested to help defray expenses. Call
a "Dig Into Reading" with the Jackson County
Public ULibrary's Summer Reading Program
- Manranna at Citizens Lodge. Preschool age from
2-3 p.m. and school age 3:15-4:15 p.m. For reserva-
tions call 482-9631.
m Employability Workshop "Job Search Strat-
gles" -2:30 p.m. at the Marianna One Stop Career
Center. 4636 Highway 90 in Marianna. Visit Employ-
Florida.comrn to register or call 718-0326.
a Jackson County Development Council, Inc.
Monthly Board of Directors Meeting 5 p.m:
in the upstairs conference room located in the
Nearing Court Office Building, 2840 Jefferson St: in
Marianna. The public is invited to attend.%
N Family Movie Night -5:30-7:30 p.m. at the
Graceville Branch of the Jackson County POblic
Library. 5314 Brown St. The movie. The Borrowers is
free and open to the public. Call 482-9631.
a Jackson County Quilter's Guild Meeting
- 5:30-7:30 p.m. at Ascension Lutheran Church.
3975 US 90 West. Marianna. Business meetings are
fourth Mondays: other Mondays are for projects.
lessons, help. All quilters welcome. Call 209-7638.
) Capt. Luke Lott's Calhoun Guard. Camp 2212
Sons of Confederate Veterans Meeting 6 p.m..
at the Altha Community Center. Anyone who is
interested in southern and confederate heritage is. attend. Call 592-3293.
.a Concerned American Patriotsof Jackson
County Monthly Meeting 6 p.m. at the Ag
Center on Highway 90 West, Marianna. Guest
speaker will be Adrian Wyllie, Libertarian candidate
for Florida Governor in the next election. He will
explain the Libertarian Party and how it differs from
the Democratic and Republican parties Everyone is
welcome, ro admission'charge.
a Afford Community Organization Meeting -
6 p.m. in the Alford Community Center. New mem-
bers from Alford, surrounding communities invited
to join. Call 679.4482,638-4900 or 579-5173.
v Alcoholics Anonymous Open Meeting 8-9
p m in the AA room of First United Methodist
Church. 2901 Caledonia St.. Marianna.

The submission deadline for this calendar Is two days before publication Submit to. Community Calendar Jackson County Flondan. P 0 Box 520. Marianna. FL 32447.
email fax 850-482-4478 or bring items to 4403 Constitution Lane in Marianna

SPolice Roundup

Marlanna Police Department
The Marianna Police Department llsted
the following incidents for July 10, the .,
latest available report: One
; ~abandoned vehicle, two sus-
picious vehicles, two suspi-
rt M ~cious persons, one escort, one
: C report of mental illness, one
S verbal disturbance, three traf-
fic stops, two larceny complaints, one retail
theft and three public service calls.

Jackson County Sheriff's Office
The Jackson County Sheriff's Office and
county fire/rescue reported the following
incidents for July 10, the latest available
report: Two abandoned vehicle reports,
one suspicious incident, one escort, two
burglaries, one physical disturbance, six

medical calls, three burglar alarms, three
traffic stops, two larceny complaints, one
civil dispute, one suicide attempt, two
animal complaints, one retail theft and one

Jackson County
Correctional Facility,
The following persons were booked into
the county jail during the latest reporting
:))Donald Lynch, 37,4139 Wheeler Drive, ,
Marianna, driving while license suspended
or revoked, tag attached not assigned, hold
for Washington Co.
a Larry Long, 49, 5748 Parkview Road,
Graceville, sale of cocaine.
a Glenn Hlghtower, 27, 2472 Lakeshore
Drive, Alford, possession ofmethamphet-
amines, possession of drug paraphernalia.

SSamantha GOore,25,16442 SEPear..
St., Blountstown, possession of drug
SJosiah Ennls, 19, 2763 Highway 162,
Campbellton, battery (domestic violence).
)) Joel Irish, 60,4152 Scenic Drive, ,
Middleburg, drivingunder the Influence.
) Mathew Billey, 30,668-Satellite Road,
Graceville, possession of prescription
medication without prescription. ,
S)) FrankWhIte, 28,3612 SylvaniaPlanta- '
tion Road, Greenwood, battery on a law
enforcement officer-two counts,;'resist-
ing arrest with violence- two counts, false
imprisonment, burglary with a person
battered, child abuse, aggravated battery,
petit theft. 1 .I
Jail Population: 22
To report a crime, call CrimeStoppers at 526-5000 or a
local law enforcement agency. To report a wildlife violation,
call 1,888404-FWCC (3922),

I j (8 5 0 ) 4 8 2 3 0 5 1

4204 Lafayette St. Marlanna, FL.
(850) 482-3051 '



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Members of the historic Tuskege Airmen recently visited The Wiregrass Museum of Art In
Dothan, AL

Tuskegee Airmen visit WMA

Special to'the Floridan

The Wiregrass Museum
of Art in Dothan, AL re-
cently had a surprise visit
by four members of the
legendary and historic
Tuskegee Airmen. Dr. Hill-
iard Pouncy, Val Archer,
Wilbur Mason and the
Reverend Thomas Bris-
tow, viewed WMA's cur-
rent exhibit, "Memories of
WWII: Photographs from
the Archives of the Associ-
ated Press." Also -present
during the visit were- Ar-
thur Hughes; Greg Grant;
Arit Essien; Stan Coleman
of the Atlanta Chapter

Tuskegee Airmen, Inc,
Torchbearers; WMAs Ex-
ecutive Director Joseph
Sette, Ret. Lieutenant
Colonel and WMA's vol-
unteers Ed Ledford, Ret.
Major and Don Stanton,
Vietnam veteran.
The guests of honor had
the opportunity to not
only view the exhibit, they
were given a tour of the
VWMA galleries, met with
museum members and
guests, signed autographs,
and had their picture tak-
en as thpy shared their
personal stories of the
war and what it meant to
be a member of the

Tuskegee Airmen.
The Wiregrass Museum
of Art is pleased to present
a selection of these rare
and some never-before-
seen photos from World
War II released from The
Archives of The Associated
Press. With photos culled
from tens of thousands of
archived images, this ex-
hibition aims to provide a
visual record for all gener-
ations of the great sacrifice
made during World WVar
II. The exhibit will be on
display until July 14 from
10 a.m.-5'p.m. For more
information about the ex-
hibit call 334-794-3871.

Local Girl Scouts hosting

slumber party for area girls

Special to the Floridan
The Girl Scouts of the
Florida Panhandle are
hosting a slumber party
for current and future Girl
Scouts in kindergarten
through fifth grade.
The Girl Scouts Slumber
Party will be held from
4 p.m. on Tuesday, July
16 through 10 a.m. on
Wednesday, July 17 at the
Marianna First United
Methodist Church locat-
ed at 2901 Caledonia St.
The cost for the slumber
party is $10 per girl. There
is a discount for a Girl
Scout who brings a girl
who is not currently reg-
istered as a Girl Scout, $15

for both.
"This will be a fun night
of activities and friend-
ship and we invite all
girls to join us," said Ras-
lean M. Allen, Girl Scout
Council of the Florida
Panhandle chief executive
officer. "Girl Scouts is an
organization that is run
for girls by girls. Activities
such as this allow girls to
build skills in a safe and
'fun environment," she
Girls will enjoy pizza,
manicures, hair styling, a
PJ Fashion Show, movies,
games and other fun Girl
Scout activities. For more
information or to register
contact Clarissa Medina

at 850-386-2131, email or
The programs and ser-
vices .of the Girl Scout
Council of the Florida
Panhandle, Inc. teach girls
to discover, connect and
take action, while build-
ing courage, confidence
and character, to make
the world a better place.
A United Way agency, the
Council currently serves
5,439 girls across 19 coun-
ties of the Florida Panhan-
dle with the;assistance of
2,202 dedicated volun-
teers. To volunteer or join
Girl Scouts, call 1-888-
271-8778 or visit www.



uardian ad Litem volunteers are appointed by the court
to speak for children in court proceedings who have been
abused or neglected. A swearing-in ceremony was recently
held with Judge William L. Wright. Pictured (from left) are: Hilda
Bedsole, Don Bedsole, Amy Barnes, Amy Jackson, Judge Wright,
Stephanie Russ, Sonia Ubias, Lavelle Granger and Tonya Kelly. To
learn.more about the Guardian ad Litem program) call 850-747-5180.



Air Force Airman Brandon LWhiffield
graduated from basic military
training at Joint Base San Antonio-
Lacidand, San Antonio, TX. The
airman completed an Intensive, eight-
week program that Included training
In military discipline and studies, Air
Force core vues, physical fitness.
and basic warfare principles and
skills. Airmen who complete basic
training earn four credits toward an
r associate in applied sciencedegree
through the Community College of
the Air Force. Whitfield Is the.son of
,.',4' "Jeff Whitfield of Ozark, AL and Shea
.X- . Cruse of Cottondale. He is a 2012
graduate of Marlanna High School.


Florida Teacher of

'the Year announced

The Associated Press
ORLANDO -A central
Florida language arts
teacher was named Flor-
ida's 2014 Teacher of the
Year on Thursday night.
Dorina Sackman, an.
ESOL teacher at Westridge
Middle School in Orange
County, was announced'as
the winner in an Orlando
ceremony at the Hard
Rock Live at Universal
Studios. The ceremony
was hosted by the Florida
Department of Education
and Macy's.
Sackman and four
other finalists were
selected in May from
among 72 school district
nominees: English teacher
SNancy Smith of Citrus

High Schdol in Citrus ,
County; reading teacher
Apryl Shackelford of
Northwestern Middle
School in Duval County;
SEnglish, theater history
and dance teacher Patricia.
Gair of Cypress Lake High
School in Lee County; and
marine science teacher
Katrin Rudge of Riverview
High School in Sarasota
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vided by Macy's, Sackman
has been teaching non-
native English speaking
students in Florida for
the past 14 years. She
treats her classroom as a
Stage for these children
to celebrate their diverse
backgrounds while still
learning English.

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Religion Calendar

Youth Activity Night 6 p.m. at
Marianna Church of God. Ages: 12-19.
Gall 482-6264.
x Sing 6:30 p.m. at Damascus Free-
will Baptist Church. Featured group
will be "Rejoice" from Welch College in
Nashville, Tenn. Refreshments will be
served following the sing.
i Revival Services 7 p.m. at the
Victory Tabernacle Church of God in
Christ. Revival services will conclude
Saturday, July 13. Guest speaker will
be evangelist Vivian Wilson, Revivalist.
Call 209-7711.
S Celebrate Recovery Adult, teen
meetings to "overcome hurts, habits
and hang-ups in a safe environment:'
7 p.m. at Evangel Worship Center with
praise and live worship music, testi-
monies and fellowship. Dinner: 6 p.m.
Child care available. Call 209-7856,,
) Pulse 7-10 Cypress Grove
Assembly of God Church in Grand
Ridge. Youth outreach program open
to all teens in grades 6-12; shoot pool,
play Xbox and other games, listen to
music, more. Activities are free; low-
cost snacks for sale. Transportation
available (limited area); call 381-2549.

Free clothing giveaway 9 a.m.
to noon at Mother Agnes' Closet, 2856
Orange St. in Marianna.

Family and Friends Day at
Hickory Grove Freewill Baptist Church.
At 10 a.m. there will be a sing featuring
the Sheila Smith Trio, followed by the :
morning message by James Bradley at
11 a.m. At noon there will be a covered-
dish lunch. Everyone is welcome to
)) Homecoming Service -10:30
a.m. at Damascus Freewill Baptist
Church. Special music will be provided
,by Freedom Hill Quartet and the guest
speaker will be the Reverend James
Elmore. A covered-dish lunch will be
served at noon. Everyone including
' past members are invited to attend.
"Raise the Roof, Pack a Pew
Program" -11a.m.,and3 p.m. at
Greenwood Chapel A.M.E. Church.
SEveryone isinvited to-attend services
and help raise money needed for
renovations on the church. Lunch will
Sbe served immediately following the,
Smorningservice. Donations accepted.
Call 209-.0853 or 850-381-2991.

n Revival Service Noon at the Mir-
acle Restoration Center Church of God
in Christ in Marianna. Guest speaker
will be Prophetess Joyce Whitehurst of
Tampa. Everyone is invited to attend.
Call 643-6400.
SPre-Revival Sermon 6 p.m. at
New Hope M.B.C.
* "Son West Roundup"Vaca-
tion Bible School 6-8:30 p.m. at
Damascus Freewill Baptist Church.
VBS will run July 14-19 with classes for
everyone ages 2 years and up, includ-
ing adults. A light supper will be served
each evening.

D Summer Enrichment Program -
6:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. at Eastside Bap-
tist Church for children ages 3 years
to those who have completed the sixth
grade. Program runs Monday-Friday
of each week through August 16. Cost
is $95 per week and includes 2 snacks
each day and one field trip each week.
Pick up an application at the church
office. Call 526-2004 or visit Www.
D Henshaw Chapel A.M.E. Church
and St. Matthew M.B.C. Annual
Revival Services 6:30 p.m. at
St. Matthew M.B.C. The Reverend
Tony 0. Hannah, Pastor of Henshaw
Chapel A.M.E. Church will be the guest
evangelist. Revival services will'run
July 15-19.
B Revival Services 6:30 p.m. at
the Greater Buckhorn M.B.C. Revival
services will run July 15-19, with the
Reverend Hayward Teaques, evange-
list. Everyone is invited to attend. Call

D Mt. Olive Baptist Church's
Vacation Bible School 9 a.m. to 5
p.m. Friday and Saturday, July 19-20.
Children ages 3 years to 6th grade are
invited to enjoy Jeff Slaughter VBS
World Tour. There will be a water slide
both days, so bring extra clothes and
a towel. Lunch will be served each day,
and transportation provided to local
children if needed. Call 569-5080.
D Youth Activity Night 6 p.m. at
Marianna Church of God. Ages: 12-19.
Call 482-6264.
m Foundation Temple Apostolic
Faith Churches, Inc. 25th Anniver-
sary Celebration 7 p.m. at the
Foundation Temple A.F.C. in Cotton-
dale. National Youth Director Minister
Lawanna Cotton will preside. Guest
speaker will be Minister Cory Brown
of True Holiness Church in Ebro and
Minister Curtis Andrews of Vernon will
provide special music. Call 850-535-
2593 or 850-832-8582.
D Celebrate Recovery Adult, teen
meetings to "overcome hurts, habits
and hang-ups in a safe environment:'
7 p.m. at Evangel Worship Center with
praise and live worship music, testi-
monies and fellowship. Dinner: 6 p.m.
Child care available. Call 209-7856,
Pulse 7-10 p.m. at Cypress Grove
Assembly of God Church in Grand
Ridge. Youth outreach program open
to all teens in grades 6-12; shoot pool,
Splay Xbox and other games, listen to
music, more. Activities are free; low-
cost snacks for sale. Transportation
available (limited area); call 381-2549,

SRevival Services- 6:30 p.m. at SATURDAY, JULY 20
New Hope M.B.C.lRevival services'will
run July 15-19 with evangelist for Free .: clothinggiveaway-9a.m.
the week, the Reverbnd Terrance to noonri at Mother Agnes'Closet, 2856
Bulger, pastor.of Prosperity Baptist Orange St. in Marianna. ,
Church in Hartford, Ala.,-and Mt. Nebo Foundation Temple Apostolic
Baptist Church in DeFu'niak'Spririgs. Faith Churches, Inc. 25th Anniver-,
This year's theme is "Time of ,. sary Celebration continues 10:30
Restoration.", ,: a.m. and 2 p.m. at the Foundation
S.. Temple A.F.C. in Cottondale. Senior
TUESDAYJULY16 "' Bishop E.T. Mike will preside. Minister ,
Da"ret-iv .H..... Marilyn Lewinson. Pastor of New Testa-
Dare to Live Healed -Healinlg ment Bethel Ministry in Palm Bay and
School Class 7 p.m. in the Bascom Minister Dorothy Blackmon of Mount
Town.Hall at 4969 Basswood Road., Calvary Apostolic Church in Smithville,
Free classes taughtby Jacquelyn Ala., will minister. Call 850-535-2593
McGriff. Call 276-6024: ' or 850-832-8582.
, Pastor Dr. H.G. McCollough and
THURSDAY, JULY18 .Wife's 34thAnniversary Celebra-
B Free clothing giveaway-9 a.m.. tion Service -7p.m. at Mt. Ararat
to noon at Mother Agnes' Closet, 2856 First M.B.C., 1235 Old Bonifay Road,
Orange St. in Marianna. Chipley. Elder Theodore Powell and'the

congregation of the Church of God By
Faith in Vernon will be in charge of the
service. Everyone is invited to attend.
Call 638-4035.
D Ron French with Allheartmusic of
Bonifay 7p.m. at Emmanuel Holi-
ness Church. Fellowship add worship
with local talent in the community.
Everyone is invited to attend.

Foundation Temple Apostolic
Faith Churches, Inc. 25th Anniver-
sary Celebration concludes 9:30
a.m. Sunday School and 11 a.m. wor-
ship service at the Foundation Temple
A.F.C. in Cottondale. Associate Bishop
Carlton L. Cotton will preside. Senior
Bishop Mike, Senior Pastor of Founda-
tion Temple A.F.C. in Cottondale and
President of Foundation Temple A.F.C.
Inc. will minister along with Bishop
Shem Lewinson of New Testament
Bethel Ministry in Palm Bay. Call 850-
535-2593 or 850-832-8582.
D Pastor Dr. H.G. McCollough and
Wife's 34th Anniversary Celebra-
tion Service Mt. Ararat First M.B.C.,
1235 Old Bonifay Road, Chipley.
Sunday School at 9:30 a.m. and
morning worship at 11 a.m. with guest
speaker the Reverend David Green
and the congregation of St. Matthews
M.B.C. in Cottondale. Lunch will follow
the service. Bishop S.J. Williams and
Neal's Temple of Panama City will be in
charge of the 3 p.m. service. Everyone
is invited to attend. Call 638-4035. ,
) Homecoming Celebration, 101
Years -10 a.m. at New, Home Baptist
Church, located just off of Piano Road,
Graceville, Enjoy music and singing
and the message by the Reverend
Brian Taylor. Homecoming dinner
Swill follow the worship service. Call
- Evangelist Jon Reed Speaking -
10:15 p.m. At Eastside Baptist Church.
Evangelist Reed is the president of the
Conference of Georgia Baptist Evange-
Slists andithe Staff Evangelist at Hebron
B aptist Church in Georgia. Everyone is
invited to attend.
- Pastor's Anniversary Celebration
- li Abundant Faith Full Gospel
Church, The Reverend Henry Forward
andEbenezer M.B.C. will be in charge
of the 11a.m. service. The Reverend
'Darrold Franklin and St. Michael M.B.C.
will be in charge of th0 2:30 p.m. ser-
vice, Lunch will be served following the
11 a.m. service. Call 482-7706.
) Fundraiser for Joshua and Lisa'
SJenkins 1-10 p.m. at Milk and Honey

Frozen Yogurt in Marianna. the Jenkins
are full-time missionaries called to
orphans, abandoned and neglected
children. All proceeds will benefit their
service to the orphanage in South
America that they will soon be return-
ing back to. Call 706-515-5525.
D Annual Family and Friends Day
Celebration 2:30 p.m. at Salem
A.M.E. Church. The guest speaker will
be the'Reverend Obadiah White, Pastor
of St. Mary M.B.C. in Jacob. Everyone is
invited to attend.
)) 100 Men Fellowship 3 p.m. at
Believers' Outreach Ministries. Guest
speaker will be the Reverend Alphonso
Waddell, Pastor of the Mt. Zion M.B.C.
in Vero Beach. Call 209-3631 or 260-
)) Registration for Vacation Bible
School 5-6 p.m. at Marianna First
United Methodist Church. VBS will run
Monday, July 22 through Thursday,
July 25,9 a.m. to noon daily. This
year's theme is "Everywhere Fun Fair."
Call 482-4502.
)) Wade Hammond in Concert 6
p.m. at Eastside Baptist Church. Ham-
mond is an award winning Christian
recording artist/songwriter. Everyone
is invited to attend.

B Summer Enrichment Program -
6:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m, at Eastside Bap-
tist Church for children ages 3 years
to those who have completed the sixth
grade. Program runs Monday-Friday
of each week through August16. Cost
is $95 per week and includes 2 snacks
each day'and one field trip each week.
Pick up an application at the Church
Office. Call 526-2004 or visit www.
"Everywhere Fun Fair" Vaca-
tion Bible School 9 a.m. to noon
at Marianna First United Methodist
Church. VBS will rpn July 22-25. Call
)) Annual Revival Services 7 p.m,
at St. Peter Community Church, 241 ._
Marshall Road in Dothan, Ala. Revival
services will run July 22-26, Minister
for the week will be the Reverend
Alphonso Jackson, Sr. of the Second
Baptist Church in Miami. Call 334-692-
5701. '
Special event announcements for Jackson
County churches are published, free of
charge, each Friday in the Floridan's "Reli-
' gion Calendar." Submission deadline: Noon,
Tuesday. Email items to,editorial@jcflori-, subject line: Religion Calendar.


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1782TennesseeSt P'.' oxa228 .
Afford, FL 32420 /
Bascom Assembly of God .
5516 Hummingbird Rd .
Bascom, FL 32423 272-7775'j
Cypress GroveAssembly of God
3250 Cypress Grove Rd : .
Grand Ridge, FL 32442 592-4451.
Cords Of-Love Assembly Of God .
2060 Bethelehem Rd
Cottondale, FL 32431 272-0254
Eastside Assembly of God Church
4723 Hatton St Marianna, FL 526-2422
El Bethel Assembly of God
S2503 El Bethel Church Rd "
Grand Ridge, FL 32442 593-6044
First Assembly of God. '
5565 Brown St,
Graceville, FL 32440 263-3351
First Assembly of God Church
4186 Lafayette St
Marianna FL 32446
First Assembly of God Church
of Cottondale
2636 Milton St
Cottondale, FL 32431 352-4626
Faith Haven Assembly of God
7135 Hwy 90
Grand Ridge, FL 32442 #592-8205
Pilgrim Rest Assembly of God -
3347 Pilgrim Rest Church Road
Marianna, FL'32448 579-2300
Welcome Assembly of God
6784 Messer Rd-
Grand Ridge, FL 32442 592-5077
Alford Baptist Church
1764 Carolina St P.O. Box 6
Afford, FL 32420 579-2.192
Bethel Missionary Baptist Church
2137 McLeod St .
Cypress, FL 592-4108.
Bethel Star Missionary Baptist Church
4134 Lincoln Ave -
Marianna, FL 32448 482-4866
Bethlehem Baptist Church
2300 Bethlehem Rd
Cottondale, FL 32431 579-9940
Circle Hill Baptist Church
7170 Circle Hill Rd
Sneads, FL 32460 592-2327

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SCollins Chapel Baptist Church
5005 3id Ave (5499 Collins Chapel Rd) .
Malone. FL 32445 569-5644
SCrossroads Baptist Church .
Southern Baptist
3276 MAin St PO. Box 386 ,
Cononaale Fl 32431 352-2636
Damacus Freewill Baltist '"
3700 Kynesville.Rd .
Marianra, FL 32448 482-5878
Dellwood Baptist Church .
5512 Blue Springs Rd ..
Greenwood, FL 32443 592-6954
Eastaskle.aptlst Church '
4785 Highway 90 ,
Marianna, FL 526-2004 ;
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Ebenezer Missionary Baptist Church
3360 Gardejnview Rd-
Cottondale, FL 32431 579-4223
Everlena Missionary Baptist
5309 Ellaville Rd
Campbellton, FL 32426 263-3900
First Baptist Church
3172 Main St
Cottondale, FL 32431 352-4586
First Baptist Church"
5366 Ninth St P.O. Box 98
,Malone, FL 32445 -569-2426
Faith Baptist Church
2494 Hwy 71 South
Marianna, FL 482-2869.
First Baptist Church
8010 Pope St P.O. Box 246
Sneads, FL 3,460
First Baptist Church of Bascom
4951 Basswbod Rd P.O. Box 97
Bascom, FL i2423 569-2699
First Baptist Church of Campbellton
2405Hwy2 ,
Campbellton, FL 32426 263-3183
First Baptist Church Southern Baptist
987 8th Ave P.O. Box 565
Graceville FL 32440 263-3323
First Baptist Marlanna
2897 Green St Marianna, FL 32446
First Freewill Baptist Church of Malone
5440 10th Street (Hwy 71 N.)
P.O. Box 385
Malone FL 32445 850-569-2786
First Freewill Baptist Church
7970 Davis St
Sneads, FL 32460 593-5400


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. 5507 Frenasnip Churcn Rd
Malone. FL 32445 569-2379 .
Grand Ridge Baptist Church
S2093 Porter Ave PO Box 360
Grano Rdge". FL 32442 592-4846
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Greater Buckhorn Missionary
Baptist Church
S4691 Hwy 162 .
Marianna, FL 32446 594-5761 ,
Greenwood Baptist Church
4156 Bryan St- P.O. Box 249'
Greenwood, FL 32443 *594-3883
Hasty Pond Baptist Church
4895 Hast Pond Rd, Marianna, FL
Heaven's Way Biker Church
A Ministry of'Alford Baptist Church"
3924 Woodrest Rd.
Cottondale, FL 32431 334-806-4258
Holly Grove Free Will Baptist Church
2699 Highway 73S
Marianna, FL.32448 482-3489
Inwood Baptist Church'" ',
2012 Inwood Rd
Grand Ridge,. FL 32448 593-5328
Uberty Hill Missionary Baptist Church
S5239 Liberty Hill Road
Bascom, FL 32426 569-5949
ULittle Zion Missionary Baptist Church
3181 Little Zion Rd P.O. Box 190
Sneads, FL 32460 592-1614
Lovedale Baptist Church
6595 Lovedale Rd Bascom, FL 32423
592-5415 or 592-2134
.Marvin Chapel Free Will Baptist Church
2041 Hope School Dr
Marianna, FL 32448 482-5375 . 4
Midway Freewill Baptist Church
1600 Church St
6158 Rocky Creek Rd
Marianna, FL 32448 .592-8999
Mount Olive Baptist.
6045 Hwy 2
Bascom FL 32423 589-5080
Mt.Tabor Missionary Baptist Church
3695 Popular Springs Rd
Marianna, FL 32446 594-4161
ML. Zion Missionary Baptist Church
5382 Old US Road
Malone, FL 32445 569-2049
New Easter Missionary Baptist Church
977 Hope Ave
Graceville, FL 32440 658-8344

New Galilee Missionar
2155 Highway 73 Souti
Marianna, FL 32447 -4
New Hoskle Baptist C
4252 Alien St -
Greenwood, FL 32443
. New Hope Freewill Ba
Sweet Pond Rd
Peliwood, FL.* 592-123
New Hope Missionary
3996 Wintergreen Rd
Greenwood, FL 32443
New Mount Olive Mis1
2870 Barnes St P.O.
Marianna, FL 32447 -4
New Salem Baptist Cl
3478 Kynesvlle Rd
. Marianna, FL 32448 5
Pleasant Hill Baptist C
6687 Brushy Pond Rd
Grand Ridge, FL 32442
Pine Ridge Baptist Ch
3064 Pine Ridge Churc
Afford, FL 32420
Piney Grove Baptist C
2136 Piney Grove Rd'
Cottondale, FL 32431
Pleasant Ridge Baptis
5481 Pleasant Ridge R
Marianna, FL 32446 2
Poplar Springs Misslo
2662 Poplar Springs Ri
Marianna, FL 32446 5
Providence Baptist Cl
6940 Providence Churc
Grand Ridge, FL 32442
Rocky Creek Baptist C
5458.Rocky Creek Rd
Marianna, FL 32448 5
Salem Free Will Baptil
2555 Kynesville Rd
Cottondale, FL 32431
Shady Grove Baptist I
7304 Birchwood Rd
Grand Ridge FL 32442
SL Luke Missionary B
2871 .Orange Street
Marianna, FL 32448 4
St. Mary Missionary B
1935 Jacob Road .
Cottondale, FL 32431
St. Peter Missionary E
7889 McKeown Mill Rd
P.O. Box 326 593-336

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182-5499 Marianna, FL 482-3705
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Uilon Hill '
S.594-7243 3115 Union Hill Rd
optist "Marianna, FL 32446 526-5711
Victory Baptist Church
34 2271 River Rd
Sneads, FL 32460 593-6699
V Baptist
* 592-8802 VWhite Pond Baptist Church
P.O. Box 458 Mill Pond Rd
slonary Baptist Alford, FL 32420 352-4715
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St. Anne Catholic Church
579-4343 3009 5th St P.O. Box 1547
Marianna, FIL 32446 482-3734
Caverns Rd. Church of Christ
4448 River Rd
church Marianna, FL 482-2605
* 352-3800
d Grand Ridge Church of God
263-8007 2232 Porter Ave Grand Ridge, FL 32442
592-5301 or 592-2814
Dnary Baptist Church Maanna Church of God
526-3176 (All services interpreted for the
hearing impaired.) I
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ch Rd 482-6264
2* 592-5481

Glorious Gospel
i26-75t08 Church of God In Christ
4255 Clay St Marianna, FL 32448
rt 594-1096 or 557-4019.
579-4194 Miracle Restoration Center
st oni 2997 Hall Street
Marianna, FL 32448 526-2335

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Refuge Tabernacle
Church of God In Christ
2820 Chipola Street
Marianna, FL 32448 482-2607
The New Zion Temple-,
Church of God In Christ
1022 Washington Ave
Graceville, FL 32440
Victory Tabernacle
Church of God In Christ
6752 Highway 90
Grand Ridge, FL 32442 209-7711




BCF graduates Brooks Braswell,.senior pastor, and Garrett Johnson, worship leader, inside the
three million dollar expansion for the First Baptist Church of Umatilla.

BCF graduates lead church

in large construction project

Special to the Floridan

"Changing the World through the Un-
changing Word" is more than just a
registered trademark for The Baptist Col-,
lege of Florida graduates it is a man-
date for Kingdom service. BCF graduate
Brooks Braswell; '07, senior pastor of
the First Baptist Church of Umatilla and
'..Worship Leader Garrett Johnson, '11,
recently celebrated the completion of a,
debt-free multfimillion-dollar construc-
tion project which was nothing short of
God's amazing grace and blessing..
Conducting three services on Sunday
morning with 1,200 i- attendance, First
SBaptist Church Umatilla has grown sig-
nificantlyfrom the 250 members onlyfive:
years ago. Successful outreach ministries;
include an Adult Center,)'Crisis Center,
Our Father's Kitchen, Haircut Ministry,
Coffee Shop, EA.I.T.H. Riders, Backpack
to SchIiool Ministry, AWANA, SONshine
School, Sewing Ministry, Giving Toy Box
and Thrift Store, all intentionally reach-
ing out to the community and changing
lives. "i

Grand opening and dedication services
were held on June 22 for the new 26,000-.
square-foot facility, ending the year-long
construction and months of capital- cam-
paigns and pledges for the three million
dollar project. There are 18 new class-
rooms, touch-screen technology for the
new KIDZ LANDING check-in location,'a
7,000-square-foot event center which in-
cludes HeBrews Caf. coffee shop, a 300-
seat multipurpose meeting room and a
large welcome center to honor God and
minister to His people.
According to Braswell, they also re-
ceived a donation of a top-of-the line,
7,800-square-foot playground .that was
installed for free during the: last three
weeks of the construction project. "This.
was absolutely icing on the cake," stated
Braswell "There's not a week that goes by
that I don't just drive around the .church.
property and cry a little bit at the amazing
things that God has done here."
For more information on The Baptist
College of Florida where students .and
alumni continue to."Change the World...",
call 800-328-2600, ext. 460. -' *



O n SundayJune 23, the congregation of Praise Life Ministries,
under the leadership of Pastor James Gosnell, dedicated
the American and Israeli flags to the Lord. This is to signify
that as Judah Christians they are proud to be Americans who stand -,
shoulder to shoulder with Israel. Jesus said in Genesis 12:3: "I will
bless those thatbless you, (Israel), and curse those that curse you,
(Israel)." The congregation of Praise Life Ministries wishes for God's
blessings on the United States of America and the Nation of Israel.

Religion Brief

BCF students eligible for FRAG
SStudents attending The Baptist Col-
lege of Florida in Graceville are now
"eligible to participate in
fl the William L. Boyd, IV;,
Florida Resident Access
Grant tuition assis-
tance program. In July,
j BCF President Thomas
A. Kinchen was notid- ,
Powell, fled that the college is,
listed among the eligible
schools for FRAG which provides tuition

assistance for Florida undergraduate
students attending an eligible private,
nonprofit Florida college or univer-
sity. The new funding source provides
tuition assistance for .ion-theology or
divinity majors searching for ways to
continue their education. Pictured is'
BCF Director of Financial Aid Stephanie
Powell. .. .
For more information on the FRAG
eligibility requirements and awards, .
contact Powell at 800-328-2600 ext. 461.'

From local reports

Landrieu bill bans some government from withholding
religion-based fund mney from progress whose
partieipantsengage, in Voluntary.
Si NEW ORLEANS U.S. Sen. religious actitr. '
MaryLandrieu has introduced Land rieu introduced the Free-
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..Religion Brief 0
Louisiana Democrat has been
working on it since learning that
'the Young Marines program in ,
Bossier Parish might lose federal
money "because of voluntary
prayer andthe mention of God

in the program," according to a
news release from her office.
The Young Marines o f the
Marine Corps League describes
itself as a youth education and
service program for kids from

age 8 through high school.
"This is clearly a serious over-
reach by the Department of
Justice and I interidto do some-
Sthing.about it," Landrieu said.
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Marianna, FL 32447 -.
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650 Apalachicola Ave
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Marianna, FL'- 526-2617
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251&5Comrmercial Park Dr
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Sneads, FL 32460 593-5167
Hickory Level Community Church
1221 Dipper Rd
Marianna, FL 32448
482-4696 or 482-2885
Oak Ridge Freewill Holiness Church
2958 Milton Ave
Marianna, FL 573-7684
Sneads Community Church
1948 Desoto Ave P.O. Box 1349
Sneads, FL 32460 593-5650

Church of Jesus Christ of
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3141 College St
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6267 Cemetery Ave .
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1111 8" Ave
Graceville, FL 263-3342
First United Methodist Church
2901 Caledonia St
Marianna, FL 482-4502 :
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Marianna, FL-- 482-4753
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6911 Iowa Street
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4220 Bryan St -
Greenwood, FL 32443 594-5755
Henshaw'Chapel AME Church
2370 Glastel St, P.O. Box 535
Cottondale, FL 32431 875-2610
Jerusalem AME Churchl
2055 Hwy 73
Marianna, FL 32448 482-5085
Kynesville United Methodist
2875 Kynesville Rd
Marianna, FL 32448 482-4672
McChapel AME Church
4963 Old U.S. Rd
Marianna, FL -569-2184
Mt. Shiloh AME Church
6702 Biscayne Road
Bascom, FL 32423 569-1044
New Bethel Christian Methodist
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2487 Highway 1
Campbelfton, FL 32426 263-4647
Pope Chapel African Methodist
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4898 Blue Springs Rd, P.O. Box 6000
Marianna, FL 32447 482-2900
Shady Grove United
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7305 Birchwood Rd-
Grand Ridge, FL 32442 592-9277
Sneads First United Methodist Church
8042 Church St, P.O. Box 642
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Graceville, FL'32440 263-3344 ,
Springfield AME'Church
4194 Union Rd.
Marianna, FL 32446 352-4252
St. James AME Church
2891 Orange St, P.O. Box 806
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5180 Hwy 273,'P.O. Box 40
Campbellton, FL 32426 263-0333
Snow Hill AME Church
5395 Snow Hill Rd, P.O. Box 174
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2135 Fairview Rd
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3100 Lovewood Rd, P.O. Box 752
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5255 11 th Ave, P.O. Box 176
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284Q McPherson St
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3115 Main Street
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5460 Collins Chapel Rd
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2990 Heritage Rd
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Mill Springs Christian Chapel
1345 Mill Springs Rd, RP.O. Box 83
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3546 Caverns Rd
Marianna, FL 32446 482-2477
Rocky Creek Tabernacle
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Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bemrnanke speaks during
a news conference in Washington, Wednesday, June 19.
The Federal Reserve said Wednesday that it will maintain the
pace of its bond-buying program to keep long-term interest
rates at record lows.

Stocks surge

after Bernanke

allays taper fear

The Associated Press

NEW YORK Call it the
Bemrnanke Boost.
The stock market, which
has been marching higher
for a week, got extra fuel
Thursday after Federal
Reserve Chairman Ben
Bemrnanke said the central
bank will keep supporting
the economy.
The Dow Jones indus-
trial average and'Standard
& Poor's 500 surged to all-
time highs. And the yield
on the 10-year ITreasury
note continued to de-
cline as investors bought
bonds. Stocks that benefit
most from a continuation
of low interest rates, such
as homebuilders, notched
some of the biggest gains.
The chairman made the
cbinments in a speech late
Wednesday after U.S. mar-
kets had closed, saying the
economy needs the Fed's
easy-money policy "for the
foreseeable future."
The U.S. economy needs
help because unemploy-
menrit is high, Bemrnanke
said. His remarks seemed
to ease investors' fears
that the central bank will
pull back on its economic
stimulus too: quickly. The
Fed is currently buying $85
billion a month in bonds
to keep interest rates low
and to encourage spend-
ing and hiring.
Stock index futures rose
overnight. Stocks surged
when the market opened
Thursday and stayed high
for the rest of the day,
"The Fed has made it un-
equivocally clear that they
are not in any hurry to do
anything," saidAlecYoung,
Global Equity Strategist at
S&P Capital IQ. "It's very
bullish for stocks."
The S&P 500 index
, jumped 22.40 points, or 1.4
percent, to. 1,675.02, sur-
passing its previous record
close of 1,669 from May 21.
The index rose for a sixth
straight day, its longest
streak in four months.
The Dow rose 169.26
points, or 1.1 percent, to
15,460.92, above its own
all-time closing high of
15,409 set May 28.,
The Nasdaq composite
rose 57.55 points, or 1.4
percent, to 3,578.30, its
highest level in nearly 13
In government bond
.trading, the yield on the
10-year Treasury note
fell to 2.57 percent from
2.63 percent Wednesday.
The yield was as high as

2.74 percent Friday after
the government reported
strong hiring in June. Many
traders took that report as
a signal that the Fed would
be more likely to slow its
bond purchases sooner
rather than later,
The Fed has also said it
plans to keep short-term
rates at record lows, at least
until unemployment falls
to 6.5 percent. Bemrnanke
emphasized Wednesday
that the level ofunemploy-
ment is a threshold, not a
trigger. The central bank
might decide to keep its
benchmark short-term
rate near zero even after
unemployment falls that
"It's back to the old ac-
commodative Fed, so the
markets are happy again,"
said Randy Frederick,
managing director of ac-
tive trading and deriva-
tives at the Schwab Center
for Financial Research.
The market pulled back
last month after Bernanke
laid out a timetable for
the Fed to wind down its
bond-buying program.
He' said'the central bank
would likely ease back on
its monthly purchases if
the economy strengthened
sufficiently. .
On Thursday, Advanced
Micro Devices Inc. was the
biggest gainer in the S&P
500 after news that the
company will make chips
for two big gaming devices.
The stock rose 47 cents, or
11.8 percent, to $4.45.
Homebuilders, which
are sensitive to the outlook
for interest rates, were also
among top gainers.
lI.R. Horton Inc. 'rose
$1.93, or 9.2 percent, to
$22.98 and Lennar .Corp.
climbed $2.88, or 8.3 per-
cent, to $37.44..
The housing market has
benefited from low inter-
est rates because they help
make mortgages cheaper.
"The Bernanke quali-
fications have taken the
interest rate risk off thje
table and now it's re-
ally about what will earn-
ings say," said Jonathan
Lewis, chief investment
officer at Samson Capital
Corporations began re-
porting earnings this week
for the second quarter,
which ended 11 days ago.
S&P Capital IQ forecast
that companies in the S&P
500 will. report average
earnings growth of 3 per-
cent compared with the
second quarter last year.

Consumer Reports

Four new ways to save on beauty products

From Consumer Reports

There are many ways to
save on makeup and skin
care items, but 56 percent
of women say they don't
take advantage of coupons
and discounts codes, ac-
cording to a new national
poll' from ShopSmart, the
shopping magazine from
the publisher of Consum-
er Reports. .
"There's no reason to
overpay or to miss a po-
tential deal when buying
beauty items," said Lisa
Lee Freeman, editor-in-
chief of ShopSmart. 'Also
consider. ,store-brand
beauty products, if you
like them,, the savings can
be worthwhile in the long
Four new ways to save
on beauty products
) New store brands.
Store-brand beauty prod-
ucts offer more choices
than ever. ShopSmart's
recent beauty product
price scan found store
brands can save shoppers
as much as 40 percent on

products such as facial
cleansers, scrubs, moistuir-
izers and eye serums. CVS,
Rite Aid, Target, Walgreens
andWal-Mart offer at least
.two tiers of store brands, a
basic line that competes
solely on price, and a pre-
mium line. Also consider
bargain 'beauty products
lurking in unlikely places
such as Aldi, Trader Joe's
aridWhole Foods.
)) High-end look-alikes.
These "equivalents" com-
pete with higher-end
name brands with com-
parable ingredients. They
might be more expensive
than mass brands, but in
most cases are cheaper
than premium brands.
ShopSmart found CVS
equivalents to best-sell-
ers such as Olay Rege-
nerist Micro-Sculpting
Cream and L'Oreal Deep-
Set -Wrinkle Repair Day
)) Celebrity lines. CVS,
Target and Wal-Mart of-
fer celebrity makeup lines
that can't be found any-
where else. Target carries
an exclusive cosmetics

You have to understand your financial

' Worked in accounting
for two and a halfyears,
realized that wasn't what
I wanted to do with the
rest of my life, and decided
I wasjustgoing to give
comedy a try. N

A after helping so
JA many businesses
J. Over the last 20
years, I have come to
recognize one absolute
truth that must be fol-
lowed or else run the
risk of serious conse-
quences. That is that
every business owner
must understand and
maintain their financial
Recently, I received a
call from an entrepreneur
who had been reading mfy
columns for some time.
He was having prob-
lems in his business and
thought that I could men-
tor him and help get them
on the right path..
I met with him and, as

we talked through the
trouble he was having,
I quickly realized that
there was
no way I,
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'A:. him right
now. He
was buried
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-youn .to put it
SNot only did he have
some serious reporting
deficits with the various
government agencies he
dealt with, his account-
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close to accurate. The way
he determined whether
he was making money
was simply to look at
his checkbook without
any knowledge of what
bills were coming due
or which ones had gone
unpaid. As a result, he
had no real idea if he.was
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His accountant was
terrible, and he admitted
to me that he had no idea
what his financial state-
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Before I could step in,
he would need someone
to address his account-
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Ken Saxon, a local CPA,
to work with him. Ken is.
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the quality of service he
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and I could trusthim to
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what the financial state-
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some time and energy
understanding your fi-
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Renting a home gives more flexibility than buying [ii
givs M. g wP U

Dear Bruce: My husband
and I want to purchase a
home. My husband is a
graduate student working
full time.
. That said, we have, a
choice of either renting
or purchasing, and we are
leaning toward the pur-
chase option because it
will take several years to
finish his degree. I would
like to purchase a home so
we, can do alterations for
our children, and we may
not be able to do that in a
rented home.
Also, we must decide
whether to take a fixed-
rate mortgage or, as a
mortgage broker keeps
Pushing, an' adjustable-
rate mortgage. She seems
to think that we would be
far better' off with an ad-
justable rate because we
are buying for the short
term. The mortgage will
adjust at two-, three-,
four- or five-year, levels

Smart Money
- the shorter the adjust-
merit period, the lower the
initial interest. What do
you think?

Dear Reader You are in a
difficult period in life and
complicating it by buying
a new home at this point,
in my opinion, is a mis-,
take. At least when you
are renting, you can fore-
cast to some degree when
you are going to leave,
and you have no'other re-
sponsibility except to look
for a place at your next
As to .the fixed-rate or
adjustable-rate mortgage,

there is no-way I would
ever recommend an ad-
justable-rate mortgage. All
that does is delay paying
off the house. In the days
when the value of a house
"always" went up, maybe
an adjustable mortgage
would have had some
merit, but .those days are
behind us, at least for the
time being. '
I think you would be
better off to rent. Hope-.
fully, you can find a home
you can adjust to your
needs. After graduation is
the time for buying.
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interest will be answered in future
columns. Owing to the volume of
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actress Salma Hayek's Nu-
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)) Bulk buys. Warehouse
stores and their websites
are great places to buy
high-end beauty goods.
Costco is a secret source
for high-end skin care and
other beauty products for
less. Kirkland Signature,
Costco's house brand,
carries versions of Bor-
ghese products, a high-
end beauty brand sold in
upscale stores. Though
Borghese doesn't say that
Costco's version is the
same, it does say that the
Kirkland Signature line is
made specifically for Cost-
co in the same factory.
Finding the best
beauty deals
To find out which na-
tional retailer has the

best beauty bargains,
ShopSmart asked secret
shoppers across the coun-
try to price six name brand
and comparable store-
brand beauty products
at CVS, Target, Walgreens
and Wal-Mart. Two of
the items featured in the
price scan, facial mois-
turizers and facial cleans-
ers, are two of the three
top products women are
most "brand loyal" to, ac-
cording to ShopSmart's
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More than half of women
in ShopSmart's survey
have spent more than $20
on a single beauty item,
and 14 percent have po-.
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ShopSmart found that
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Wal-Mart had one of the
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the 6-ounce size of the
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into custody.
Back at the church, an-
other officer spoke briefly
with the victim, turned her
over to the care of an EMS
team that had been sum-
moned, and then proceed-
ed on to the traffic stop.
That officer reported that
White was in custody by
the time he arrived, but did
not immediately sit down
in the patrol car when di-
rected several times to do
so. The third officer then
began to place White into
the back seat, at which
;,point White started kicking
him in his rightleg, accord-
ing to the.complaint. The
third officer unholstered
his stun gun, "removed the
cartridge and delivered a
drive stun to White's side
for approximately three
seconds," according to the
White stopped kicking at
the officer at that point, the
complaint states, and he
was taken to the Jackson
County Jail without further
incident. The third officer
went. to lacksorb Hospi-
tal, where the victim had
been taken for treatment.
He interviewed her there.
The victim said that a male
friend and her two children
had just entered her home
when White approached
the area in his vehicle. She
said she rushed into the
, house herself and locked
the door.
At that point, White
stopped his car in front
of the house, got out and,
walked to the front door.
The alleged victim said
he started beating on the
door and demanding to be
let in. When she opened
the doot, she told police,
White shoved itopen fur-
ther and came inside even
as she was telling him not
to come in.
She said she tried to es-
cape by running out the
front door but that White
wouldn't let her leave. In-
stead, police reported,
White allegedly "initiated a
relentless physical attack"
on her. According to the
complaint, White repeat-
edly struck her in the head,
face, neck, shoulders and
chest with his closed fist
She was able to momen-
tartly free herself and reach
the porch of her home, but
White allegedly grabbed
her by her hair "and slung
her face-first into the porch
floor, causing momentary
paralysis, allowing an un-
protected attack on (the
victim) by White." The
woman's screams at this
point alerted the woman at
the church.,
An officer also inter-
viewed the victim's sister,
who reported that the vic-
tim's cellphone and $200
from her wallet was miss-

ing from the home after
the incident. One of the
victim's children told an of-
ficer thatWhite had shoved
her 'to the ground during
the incident, according to
the complaint.
According to jail records,
White's bond was set at
$102,500. He remained in
the facility as of Thursday


snowy egret tries to ignore the rain as
he studies the surface of the water for
signs of fish Wednesday at Jim Wood-
ruff Dam in Chattahoochee. He and the other
dam fishermen (human and feathered) will
have to put up with a few more days of rain.
The forecast is calling fol a possibility of
thunderstorms every day through Wednesday.
Daytime highs will be in the mid-80s though
Wednesday. The University of Florida's
automated weather station near Greenwood.
has recorded 7.25 inches of rain so far this


Fla. Supreme Court won't stop legal challenge

The Associated Press

Florida Supreme Court, in
a sharp rebuke to the Re-
publican-controlled Leg-
islature, refused Thursday
to throw out a lawsuit
that contends legislators
ignored new standards
while drawing up legisla-
tive districts.
The Legislature wanted
the state's ,high court to
block a challenge to last
year's new map for state
Senate districts.
But the court by a 5-2
vote ruled that block-
ing the lawsuit would go
against the will of voters
.who adopted two consti-
tutional amendments that
imposed new rules for
The "Fair Districts"

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Baker for weapons, offi-
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items in his shorts pocket
were an "estimated 0.5

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not enough to provic
them air conditioning, bi
it does run .other basic
like their Internet modern
laptops, television an
Netflix box. They're sa
'ing to buy more pane
so that, by the time the
daughter is born a fe
months down the roa(
they'll be more comfor
ably situated. They bougi
their place about a ye,
ago, and have big plans fc
its future., They've name
it Marianna Music Villag
and envision, a day whe
they will be surrounded
by like-minded neighbor
ing musicians who ar
committed to eco-friend
ly living. Lee agrees th;
the peace-loving, earth
friendly life philosophy

From Page 1A

and all the neighbors were
always welcome to come
and get water from us, be-
cause some of them didn't
have that convenience.
She has been a wonderful
role model."
Dickens said another
one of her mother's key
philosophies, involves
"She encouraged us to
read and she taught us to
take advantage of all the
educational opportunities
we could get our hands
on. She loved and believed
in poems, she loved read-
ing to us. I still recite a lot
of the poems that I got
from her. As hard as she
worked,'she spent many of
her hours at night reading
to us and telling us stories.
We would sit around her
and she'd spin these tales.
Some she made up, and

amendments approved in
2010 mandate that legisla-
t6rs, can't draw legislative
or Congressional districts
intended to protect in-
cumbents or members -of
a certain political party.
S"This interpretation.
would directly ,contra-
vene the purpose of the
2010 amendment and
undermine the will of the
Voters in placing more
stringent standards on the
Legislature," wrote Justice
Barbara Pariente for the
The dispute before the!
court dealt with the com-'
plicated process now in
place to draw up new
Every 10 years state law-
makers draw new legisla-
tive and' Congressional
districts based onupdated

grams of methamphet-
amine" and various drug
paraphernalia, including
a silver spoon and an un-
used hypodermic needle.
Officers informed Baker,
who had been at the store
cleaning out his car, that
his vehicle was to be im-

'U.S. Census information.
The Supreme Court last
year initially rejected the
state Senate map but
then approved a revised
version after legislators
held a special session to
adopt a new map. Legis-
lative lawyers argued that
the court's approval dur-
ing this 30-day review pe-
riod precluded any future
lawsuits.. "
'But Thursday's ruling
states that the initial re-
view was limited and did
not include any facts or
Justice Charles Canady;
dissented and argued
that the state constitution
Makes it clear that the Su-
preme Court's initial ap-
proval was "binding" and
should be followed.
"It is plainly designed

pounded. During an in-
ventory of the car, MPD
found another "large
knife" on' the- driver's
seat, in plain view. In the
trunk, they also found two
small. ftxed-sryle throwing
knives. Officials say that
Baker, after having been

to conclusively determine
and settle once and for all
the validity of a redistrict-
ing plan under state law,"
The court's decision
means that the lawsuit
brought by several groups,
including the League of
Women Voters, will go
forward now in a lower
court. t
"The public has a right
to know whether their
,elected leaders are up-
holding the constitution
and today that right has
been vindicated," said
Adam Schachter, -one of
,the attorneys representing
the groups challengingthe
current'state Senate dis-
tricts. '-'This is an impor-
tant victory for Floridians
who voted overwhelm-
ingly to change the ways

read his Miranda. rights,
admitted to ownership of
all weapons, illegal. nar-
cotics and paraphernalia.

Court documents. how
Baker was charged with
possession of a concealed
weaponbyconvicted felon,

Fast Facts
What: Marianna City Farmers Market Customer Appreciation Day
Where: At MadisonPark in Marianna' nearthe corner of U.S. 90 and Madison Street north.
e. When: This Saturday morning, July 13 from 7 a.m. until hoon
ut Details:The event is free. with many kinds otproduce and otfier goods available for
s, purchase; Door prize drawings will be held throughout the morning. Tickets for the drawing
n, were distributed to customers over the past several weeks. The prizes include baskets of
id vegetables, young dogwood and lemon trees, day lilies, hibiscus, ferns and other plants.
r- and, for the children of buyers, meal coupons to local fast food restaurants. The major door
ls' prize for adults is a large basket with vegetables fromeach vendor, and it will be givenaway
ir at noon to close out the morning's event. In addition-to the vegetables, ornamental plants.
w fruits, homemade breads, various preserves and other products they'll have for sale,
d, some vendors will have recipes and other extras to give away to the crowd. Some will have
t- samples of dishes-they makefrom the produce they grow, for instance. Entertainment will
at/ 'beprovided by local singerguitarist Liz Lee and by Jackson County native Jonny Lipford,
ar who plays the Native American flute.


she and her husband share the secrets to successful
might correctly put one in organic gardening, and
mind of the hippie .gen- live in harmony with each
eration without the drugs, other and 'nature. The two
but definitely with the rock hope. to build a new home
and roll, she says. someday out of modified
The, couple imagines a shipping crates follow-
day when they and their ing a South African model
neighbors share resourc-' that has a growing uni-
es, learn from each other versal presence and to

some she added to, just to
make us laugh."
Learning to read took
some commitment on
her mother's part. Worlds
grew up in a tiuae when
schooling was something
of an on-again, off-again
opportunity. She was one
of.11 children. Because
tending to a rural farm
took many hands, the
children had to take turns
going to school. And it was
a long walk away, a jour-
ney of miles on foot. But.
Worlds, between tend-
ing to her younger, broth-
ers and sisters and doing
chores around the home,
finished the sixth grade
and passed on her love
of education to the next
generation. She's outlived
all her siblings and two of
her children; a daughter
died as a young mother
of three, and she just lost
a son, Arthur, whom she
called "Sonny." Sonny
died "a grown old man,"
she said. She treasures

a picture of him that
she always keeps close at
Despite this most re-
cent sorrow, the loss of her
daughter at such a young
age, some of the hardships
of childhood and adult-
hood, Worlds maintain a
positive view.
"Those were the good
old days," she says of the
time when she as a child
washed clothes on a rub
board, ironed- clothes with
a fireplace-heated iron,
rose -early to feed the ani-'
mals on the family farm,
studied by the light of a
kerosene lamp and helped
care for her many younger
brothers and sisters she
was fifth in the birth, or-
der. Her memories are
more centered on the joys
of those days rather than
their hardships.
"Cooking, washing
and cleaning, and seeing
about those who couldn't
see after themselves, well,
that was something that

help others set up similar
homes nearby. They dream
of impromptu concerts
with the kind of neighbors
they want to attract-musi-
cians with an affinity for
They've cultivated one
acre of their land into a
garden, where they grow

had to be done, and 'it
was something I was glad
to do. I enjoyed my life.
I loved school, but life at
home was good, too. It
was fun, putting up peas
and beans, jams and jellies
for the winter. I remem-
ber so many times pick-
ing blackberries with my
brothers and sisters,
laughing arid having a
good time. If I was cook-
ing, the time would come
to sit around and eat to-
gether. We cooked on a
wood stove back then.
My brothers cut the wood
we used. I know the
food tasted better on
that old stove. I've had
a good life so far, I love
my children and my
Worlds said she .appre-
ciates the Police Care call
she gets'every morning,
loves the time she spends
at the local senior citizens'
center and is excited about
what tomorrow might

the Legislature draws re-
districting maps."
A spokeswoman for Sen-
ate President Don Gaetz
said he was disappointed
with the decision but add-
ed that he predicted the
state Senate maps would
withstand the legal chal-
lenge. New districts for
the Florida House have al-
ready been ruled valid and
are not the subject of any
legal challenges.
Raoul Cantero,. a for-
mer state Supreme Court
justice representing the
Senate, said the ruling
would "increase taxpayer
expense by requiring yet
another round and
perhaps endless rounds
- of litigation to defend a
redistricting map that the
court had already consid-
ered and approved."

possession of controlled
substance/ methamphet-
amine,. and possession of
drug paraphernalia (two
, He was taken to the Jack-
son County Correctional
Facility to await his first
appearance in court.

organic cucumbers, toma-
toes, basil, carrots, beets,
eggplants, turnip greens,
and lots of kale. They sell
their kale on Saturdays at
the Marianna City Farm-
ers Market they only.
grow enough of the other
produce for their own
consumption and to share
with friends. But on this
Saturday, Lee wont' have
much time to spend at
her vendor table. She'll be
busy onstage in what will
likely be herlast local per-
formance. until sometime
next year.
Lee won't be the only
musician at Appreciation
Day. Jonny Lipford, a Jack-
son County native, plays
the Native American flute
and has earned national
recognition for his work.
He also sells aline of flutes
designed for him by a close
friend and craftsman..

Does she have any ad-
vice about how to live a
long and happy life?
"I'd have never thought
I'd be turning 99," she said.
"I guess the secret is to live
a life where you try to help
other people with their
lives. Evidently, I lived a
good life, and I've enjoyed
teaching other people how
to do the' things I know
how to do myself."
She also has a rule she
uses to discipline her con-
versations with others. "If
I couldn't tell you some-
thing good, I wouldn't tell
you anything bad," she
explained. She's looking
forward to her party. "All
the children and anybody
else that wants to come,
I want them all. I want to
see everybody; I want it to
be a real warm party."
The celebration starts at
5 p.m. Her house is locat-
ed at 5356 Willis Rd., near
the Basswood Road inter-
section. The door will be
open. Go on in.

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Qt hlilty Srwi ei AjrabIi' Pnc..
Come Visit us at 3424 West Highway 9
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-)SA FRIDAY, JULY 12,2013

World Briefs

Egypt to investigate
Morsi for jailbreak
CAIRO Prosecutors
will investigate allega-
tions that Egypt's ousted
president escaped from
prison during the 2011
revolution with help from
the Palestinian militant
group Hamas, officials
sAid Thursday.
Chief prosecutor Hes- '
ham Barakat has received
testimonies from a court
in the Suez Canal city of
Ismailia that will be the
base for an investigation
by state security prosecu-
tors into the jailbreak by
Mohammed Morsi and
more than 30 other Mus-
lim Brotherhood leaders,
according to the officials
who spoke on condition of
anonymity because they
were not authorized to
Speak to the media.
The question of whether
Hlamas helped them
escape amid the chaos
surrounding the 2011
uprising that toppled
Hosni Mubarak has been
debated in'the media for
months and proved a po-
litical headache for Morsi
during his one-year rule as
Egypt's first freely elected
president. Critics in the
opposition and judiciary
have suggested that proof
of foreign intervention on
Egyptian soil could lead to
treason charges.

Irish lawmakers back
abortion bill
ers have overwhelmingly
-voted to back Irelaid's first
bill on abortion, legalizing
the practice in exceptional
cases where doctors deem
'the woman's life at risk
fromher pregnancy.
SExhausted legislators
applauded Friday's 127-31
vote. It capped a marathon
debate that locked law-
makers in argument until
5 a.m. Thursdayand, after
a pause for sleep, through
midnight Friday.
While the outcome was
expected given Prime
Minister EndaKenny's
majority, the debate re-
vealed deep-seated fears
that Ireland's first legisla-
tive step on abortion could
put the predominantly
Catholic country on a
slippery slope to granting
wider abortion rights in
years to come.
Divisions ran deepest on
the bill's rule permitting .
an abortion for a suicidal.
woman if a three-doctor
anel agrees she would try
o kill herself ifdenied a
termination. .

25 sentenced in
Myanmar riot
SYANGON, Myanmar
-Twenty-five Buddhists
were sentenced to as
many as 15 years in prison
for murder and other
crimes during a night of
rioting, burning and kill-
ing in central Myanmar,
-following weeks in which
it seemed only Muslims
Were being punished for
sectarian violence aimed
primarily at members of
their own religion.'
But the sentences issued
Wednesday and Thursday
did not erase a sense of
unequal justice: A day
earlier, a Muslim received
a life sentence for murder-
ing one of the 43.people
killed March 20 and 21 in
the central Myanmar town
of Meikhtila.
A wave of violence
over the past year in this
predominantly Buddhist


Asiana passengers begged 911 dispatchers for help

The Associated Press

- Stunned and bleed-
ing after a Boeing 777
crash-landed at the Sanri
Francisco airport, hun-
dreds of passengers stag-
gered across the debris-
strewn tarmac,- some
trying to help the critically
injured, others desper-
ately calling 911 and beg-
ging for more ambulances
as dire minutes ticked
"There's not enough
medics out here," a caller
told a dispatcher in a 911
call released by the Cali-
fornia Highway Patrol.
"There is a woman out
here on the street, on the
runway, who is pretty
much burned very se-
verely on the head and we
don't know what to do."
Two people died and
180 of the 307 people
were hurt Saturday when
Asiana Airlines Flight 214,
coming in too low and
too slow, slammed into
a seawall at the end of
the runway. The impact
ripped off the back of the
plane, tossed out three
flight attendants and their
seats and scattered pieces

The wreckage of Asiana Flight 214, which crashed on
July 6, is seen on a tarmac in front of the San Francisco
skyline at San Francisco International Airport in San Fran-
-'cisco on July 10.

of the jet across the run-
way as it spun and skid-
ded to a stop.
The battered passen-
gers, some with broken
bones, were told over the
jet's public-address sys-
tem to stay in their seats
for another 90 seconds
while the cockpit consult-
ed with the control tower,
a safety procedure to pre-
vent people from evacuat-
ing into life-threatening
fires or machinery..
"We don't know what
the pilots were thinking,
but I can tell you that in

previous accidents there
have been crews that don't
evacuate. They wait for
other vehicles to come, to
be able to get passengers
out safely," said National
Transportation' Safety
Board Chairman Deborah
And in this atcideni, it
appears bone of the two
Chinese- teens who died
'may have been run over
by a fire truck rushing to
the burningjet.
SHersman said Thursday
the fuel tanks did not rup-
ture in the crash, and that

the fire was caused by oil
on hot engines.
The NTSB is now wrap-
ping up their investiga-
tion, heading back tq
Washington D.C. in com-
ing days with "a mountain
of information" to analyze
and review, from pieces of
the airliner to interview
Many passengers
jumped out the back of the
plane or slid down inflated
slides through emergency
exits. Then, say some, an
unnerving wait began.
"We walked and, this
lady starts to appear, really
stumbling and waving her
hand and yelling. It took
a couple seconds to reg-
ister," said Elliott Stone,
who was returning from
a martial arts competition
in South Korea. "Then as
I saw the condition she
was in, I was like, oh my
The woman collapsed,
he said, and he and his
family realized there
mIight be more victims
nearby, "so we started run-
ning, searching for more. I
believe we ended up find-
ing four people that were
in the back in the rubble,
all very bad condition.

We stayed with them,
comforted them, yell-
ing for ambulances, fire
trucks, anyone to come
911 tapes recorded fran-
tic callers, pleading for
"We've been on the
ground, I don't know, 20
minutes, a half hour,"
said one woman. "There
are ,people laying on the
tarmac with critical inju-
ries, head injuries. We're
almost losing a woman
here. We're trying to keep
her alive."
San Francisco Fire De-
partment spokeswoman
Mindy Talmadge said
Thursday that some pas-
sengers who called 911
may not have immediate-
ly seen ambulances at the
scene because, they were
dispatched to a nearby
staging area as first re-
sponders assessed who
needed to be taken to the
"There is a procedure for .
doing it," Talmadge said,-
"You don't cause more
chaos in an already cha-
otic situation. You don't do
that with 50 ambulances
running around all over
the place."

Police: 24 bodies now found in Quebec train crash

The Associated.' Press

bec The first victim of
a runaway oil train's ex-
plosive derailment in a
Quebec town was iden-
tified Thursday,. more
than five days since the
disaster, which left be-
hind a scorched scene
,so dangerous that it
slowed the search for. 50
people presumed dead. '
Quebec's premier
toured the traumatized
town and sharply criti-
cized the U.S. railway's

chief for not responding
in person more 'quickly
to Canada's worst rail-
way disaster in nearly 150'
years.. '
Police said four 'more
bodies had 'been :found,
bringing the total found
to 24.
The first victim to be
identified. by the. coro-
ner's office. was 93-year-
old Eliane Parenteau,
.who lived in the disaster
zone in downtown Lac-
MNegandc. Those who
knew her described her as
being active for her age.

The devastated down- .improved enough for Marois said at a news
town remained dangerous nearly alld the 2,000 resi- conference.
for days after the crash dents forced to evacuate Burkhardt arrived in
as responders put out afterthecrash -athirdof'-town for the first time
`fires and struggled to" the population- to return Wednesday with a police
keep the remaining oil home, the town's mayor escort, facing jeers from
tankers -cool so they said. residents.
wouldn't explode. The Quebec Premier Pauline Burkhardt has said
hazardous conditions Marois arrived in'. town he delayed his visit
delayed the search for and renewed her criticism to deal with the crisis
the missing '- and of Edward Burkhardt, from his Chicago office,
now for bodies, president ".arid CEO of saying he was better able
Officials also have U.S.-basedRailWorid Inc., to communicate from
warned that identifica- which owns the runaway there.
tions would be made more train. "I understand the ex-
difficult by the incinerated "The leader of this com- treme anger," he said. "We
scene, pany should have been owe an abject apology to
Conditions had at least there from the beginning," the people in this town."
1 Id-r ^ ,..,..f -t- ,,. ^'<


Southeast Asian country
has left more than 250
people dead and 140,000
others fleeing their homes,
most of them Muslim. The
attacks, and the govern-
ment's inability to stop
them, have marred the
Southeast Asian country's
image abroad as it moves
toward democracy and
greater freedom follow-
ing nearly five decades of
military rule.
From wie reports

Coe nToa



VMarianna Volleyball

New MHS coach excited

about young Lady 'Dawgs

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Brittany Griffin. Marianna High School's new head volleyball coach, watches
.,as the Lady Bulldogs play against Graceville Thursdaynight.

BY DUSTIN KENT that many girls have been on the in high school at Blountstown.
court at the same time all sum- "(Christopher) 'has been a
Smer," she said. "Wehaven't had a huge help in everything. She
The Marianna Lady Bulldogs lot of court time, but I thinkwe'll pretty much had everything or-
volleyball team started its sum- improve as the summer goes ganized and said, 'this is how
mer schedule at MNarianna High on." we run things and here we go.'
School on Monday by splitting a t Griffin takes over as the var- She's been a huge help, and I've
pair of three-set matches, losing sit' coach after assisting former learned so much from the drills
toAltha and beating Cortondale. MHS coach Belinda Christopher and the plays that I just never
New Marianna coach Brittany last season and helping Tonya knewwere out here until the last
Griffin said it was a decent start Durham in 2011. couple of years," Griffin said. "As
for the Lady Bulldogs, all things The 21-year-old FSU graduate a player, playing for (Durham)
considered. said she has learned a lot from I learned a lot of discipline and
"I felt like we played OK con- both Christopher and Durham,
sidering that was the first time the latter of whom she played for See COACH, Page 2B

Sports Briefs

Marianna Summer.
League Volleyball
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vs. Graceville;5;
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web site at www.

Bulldog Wrestling..
The Bulldog Wrestling
Club is starting practice
for the summer season.
PracticewilLbe ..
Tuesday and Thursday."
'-nights from 5:30 pm..- ,
tpO old
Marianna High School
wrestling ropm ,
ADll Jackson County
'. :kftlsages5-18 arewel-
:come to join. For more
information, call MHS
coach Ron Thoreson at

Sports Items
Send all sports items
to edit6rial@jcflori-, or fax them
to 850-482-4478. The
mailing address for the
paper is Jackson County
Floridan P.O. Box 520
Marianna, FL 32447.


All-Stars aiming high

.JA .fk INIr i FLR I(.' AII,
Bo Ham with the Marianna AAA All-Stars collides with the catcher as he hits home plateduring
the district tournament in Bonifay.


Dominique Robinson spikes the ball for Graceville during a
summer volleyball match against Marianna Thursday night.
The Lady Tigers will take the court gain Monday when they will
square off against Chipley at 6 pm and Blountstown at 8 pm.

Marianna AAA

confident heading

into state tourney

dlkenl@jicllridan :m .

The NMarianna AAA .,l Stars will open play,
in the Dixie bouth AALA State Tournameht -
in Lakeland on Saturday with a matchup
against the Baker All Stars.
Marianna comes into the tournament
as a district champion after knocking off
Holmes County 10-2 in the title game last
month, and coach Lee Temples said that he
has every reason to believe his team is ready :
to make another big run at state.
"We're feeling confident. We hate a lot of
pitching and I think you need that to make
it tar in the tournament," he said. "WVe're
fortunate to have quite a few pitchers on
the staff, so we're feeling real good about
that. Ifwe can hit the ball good like we have'
been, then I think we can compete with
The All Stars.have a starting rotation with
four pitchers led by ace Sterlin Crumpler, as
well as Waylon Crumpler, Ben Wiggins, and
Brady Donaldson.,.I
Templessaid heWednesday that he hadn't
Decided on a starter for Saturday's game,
with a knee injury putting Sterlin Crum-
pier's status for the weekend in question, .
Fortunately for MNarianna, depth abounds
in the pitching staff with three other start-
ing options and every one of the 12 players
on the roster having pitching experience
during the league season;.
"We've got four legitimate starters, and
in addition to those four boys, we have
four other boys that are good relievers and
can provide 'support for us," Temples said.
"Basically, every kid we have out there can
pitch pretty much."
In a 16-team bracket with minimum of
six wins necessary to take the title and a 13-,
inning limit for each pitcher, depth 0n the
'See TOURNEY, Page 2B-



P-triots' Dennard

accused ofD UI

The Associated Press
FOXBOROUGH, Mass, Patriots
cornerback Alfonzo Dennard was ar-
rested and accused of drunk driving
Thursday in Nebraska while on pro-
bation for assaulting a police officer,
the second New England player to get
in serious legal trouble this summer.
Dennard's early-morning arrest in
Lincoln, Neb., where he was a col-
lege star for the Cornhuskers, came
15 days after Aaron Hemrnandez was
charged with murder and three days
after Patriots owner Robert Kraft said
the club will "be looking at our proce-
dures and auditing howwe do things"
with regard to character reviews.
"The New England Patriots are ex-
tremely disappointed to learn of Al-
fonzo Dennard's arrest. We take this
matter very seriously and are working

to get more information on the inci-
dent," the team said in a statement.
Dennard's arrest is his second in 15
months. He hasn't served a 30-day jail
Sentence for the assault
outside a'Lincoln bar
on Apr. 21, 2012. That
is scheduled to begin
next Match. He also
-was sentenced to two
years of probation.
Hernandez, a star
Dennard tight end, was arrested
on June 26 and charged
with murder in the killing of Boston
semi-pro football player Odin Lloyd.
Hernandez has pleaded not guilty.
The Patriots cut Hemrnandez after he
was arrested and before the charges
were announced.
See DUI, Page 2BL

--12B FRIDAY.JULY 12.2013



Tour de France

Froome retains lead after 12th stage

The Associated Press,

TOURS, France Ger-
many's Marcel Kittel
overtook Mark-Cavendish
at the line Thursday to
win the 12th stage of the
Tour de France, and Chris
Froome avoided a late
crash in the main pack to
preserve his big lead.
Cavendish moved in
front but Kittel gained
ground and just beat him
to the line to earn his sec-
ond stage win in three days
and third of this race.
"As we say in Germa-
ny, good things come in
three,".Kittel said. "It was
close. I don't know what
to say. It was a real sprint
today, that's why I'm so
German riders h`ve won
five stages so far, with Tony
Martin capturingWednes-
day's time trial and Andre
Greipel also winning a
sprint stage.
"It's a big achievement
for me, my team, and. for
German sprinters as well,"
Kittel said. :
Froome leads Alejandro
Valverde by 3 minutes,
25 seconds and is 3:54
ahead of two-time former
champion Alberto'Conta-
dor. Froome is on track to,
become the second Brit-
ish rider to win the race
- Bradley Wiggins won
it last year, with Froome
' "At the moment I'm try-
ing to save as much en-
ergy as possible for:Mont
Ventoux at the end of the
week and then the Alps

C t o. h op. ..hoi on T -hurs ,.,d =. inMon-San-Mcel,

Christopher Froome passes world heritage site Mont-Saint-Michel during the Tour de France on Thutsday in Mont-Saint-Michel,

western rrance.
next week," said Froome,
who dominated the first
big mountain stage of the
race in the Pyrenees last"
The field rolled through
vineyards and alongside
the Chinon ..forest on a
136-mile route from Foug-
eres to Tours in the Loire
valley, 'a picturesque re-
gion dotted with imposing.
French chateaus:- the.
spiral-towered Chateau'
d'Usse, which dates from

the. 11th century., and the "It's' a': real shame for
16th. century. Chateau Edvald.and"a setback for
d'Azav-le-Rideau, which the team," Sky rianager
rests on the water. .. Dave Braflsford said. "But
About 20 riders were ultimately we're still con-
caught in'a crash near the' fident that, with the riders
end, with sorrie stuck un- we've got left, we can pull
der the bikes of others as together and see the race
wheels and frames jutted through." .
out at all angles, Froome was close
Froome's Sky teammate, enough to "hear the crash"
Edvald Boasson Hagen, but just far ahead enough
broke his right shoulder ,to avbidiL.
blade and dropped out of '"It's always like that at
the tour. the end before a sprint."

Froomie said. "It's scary for
Cavendish, the Tour's
best sprinter nvo years
ago,: has had a frustrating
race. The British sprinter
looked set to clinch his
25th career stage win of
the Tour after' his Omega
Pharma QuickStep team-
mate Gert Steegmans got
him in-a great position to
atack. But Caavendish did
not have the legs to hold
on and Kittel beat him by

half a wheel length.
"I can go. back and look
over it but he was just
faster," Cavendish said,
"(My. teammates) deliv-
ered me at the right time.
I was just beaten by a bet-
ter guy."
Peter Sagan finished
third and still has a com-
fortable lead as he bids
to win the contest for the
sprinters' green jersey.
Sagan has 307 points and
leads Cavendish by 96
points. Greipel is .in third
place and Kittel is fourth,
but both are more than
100 points from Sagan.
Looking to keep their
riders near the front of the
main pack and limit the
risk of them being caught
in crashes, Froome's Sky
and Contador's Saxo-Tin-
koff squads took turns
pushing from the front. :
"That is the best posi-
tion to be in because there
are crashes, everywhere,"
Froome said: "I did hear
the crash behind me."
Saxo-Tinkoff tried. to
pull away with about 3
miles left, but Ian Stan-
nard helped Froome
catch them. Moments lat-
er, Norway's Edvald Boas-'
son Hagen was among the
20-odd riders who were
sent ; flying backwards,
upwards arid, sideways
off their bikes. Boasson
Hagen was, clutching his
shoulder when 'he got
back up and his right el-
bowwas bloodied.
"We hope he'll be able to
continue," Sky team man-
ager Dave Brailsford said.

Sonl However, the focus on pitch-
OU JFCing hasn't seemed to come at the
Toir "ie cost of offensive production thus
FromPage1B far, with the Marianna team av-
mound could be the most valu- eraging over 10 runs per game in
able commnodityfor any squad in the district tournament.
Lakeland. Temples said that, just like with
"You look at howbigthe brack- the pitching staff, it's the depth
et is and how many wins it will 'from top to bortom that makes
take and (depth) is huge for us," the Marianna lineup so good.
the coach said., "Some of those "We'vegot nine kidsthatcan hit
teams with just one or two good the ball through the lineup and I
pitchers are going' to runh out of feel like that's an advantage for
innings, but we have- enough' us," he said. "Every kid that goes
pitching to last us throughout the up thtre is a threat to put the ball
. entire tournament. It's the first in play." '
time I'veseen our team have that Continuing that offensive out-
much pitching. We kind of draft- put will be key for the All Stars
ed the team with that in mind.. in Lakeland, Temples said, not-
We realized that it's a marathon, "ing the reliability of Marianna's
not a sprint, so we kind of drafted pitching and defense.
a lot of pitchers because of that." "We've concentrated on hit-,

ting because our strategy is if
we hit the ball well enough we
win games," he said. "The pitch-
ing and defense will take care of
itself, but hitting is something
you can really improve on over
a short period of dime, so we've
really concentrated on that. If we
can put the ball in play and use
our speed and put pressure on
defense that will really be the key
to our success.

who has been there before will
be less nervous than one who is
there for the first time. It's just a
year more of maritty. and that's
a big deal. This is the age-where
a 10-year-old on average is a lot
more mature than i'a 9-year-old.
He's got another'year under his
belt and hopefully that will' pay'
With talent, depth, and expe-.
rience throughout the lineup, it

This is a return trip to state for.,would appear on paper that MNar-
the MNarianna AH Stars, who went iarnna will have as good of a shot
2-2 in Sebring in last year's tour- as any to make a run at 'a state
ney and return six players from ,title, though traditional Dixie
that team. Youth powers like Sebring, West
That kind of experience should Seminole Amnerican. and Spring
prove beneficial for Marianna. Hill still stand in the way.
"Half the team hasalreadybeen "I definitely feel like we'll be
in this position before and it is an, ableto match up with the stron-
advantage," Temples said. "A kid gesi teams down there based

on what I've seen (in past state
tournamentsi" Temples said.
"This is one of the deepest teams
we've had. Instead of just the one
or two superstars and some OK
players, we just have 12 really
goodballplayers and some of the
best chemistry I've seen on any
"The kids get along, there's no
fussing or fighting; they just work
well together and have a lot of
camaraderie. They're not scared
to go out there and try to make.
a play because they knbw their,
teammates will pick them up and
have their back. Thiatmakes a-big
difference." '
Saturday's game starts at 2
pm. Central Daylight Time. The
tournament will run through
Thursday.'. "

Co c T1'That lesson was relayed -to what 'they should or shouldn't "So far, 'it's been gQing good.
Coaci her new, players'with a request eat more of." :' We've got a bunch of girls, so
for a foodjournal to serve'as a The coach said that the team that's exciting," Griffin said.
From Pagel method for monitoring their spent much of June. working "There's a lot of talent that's
how important your health and eating habits, which drew quiz- out and trying to get stronger comingback and a lot of young
what you eat is to your game. zical responses much to Griffin's in the weight room,;, though kids and newkids who are going
and how good of a player you amusement. the matches the team. plays in, to be good, so I'm excited right
are. I learned that if you want "They were like, 'Really? You 'July will give the Lady Bulldogs now. None of our girls have re-
to play volleyball, you have. to want to knowwhat we'eat?"' the .a better idea of what to expect ally played together at the var-
do everything you can to play coach said. "We just wanted to. when fall practice begins early .sity level, so'it will be a bigfac-
volleyball." look at it and I guess tell them next month. tor just getting all the girls on

the 'court together at the same
time and learning how to play
together. They're all.good indi-
vidually; they just: haven't ever
played together.". .
Marianna was scheduled to
play matches Thursday night
against Graceville and Chipley
and will finish up for the suim-
merJuly l8.withmatches against
Blountstown and Bethlehem.

From Page 1B

Dermnnard and Hernan-
dez both were highly-
touted college prospects
whose draft stock dropped
because of character
Seven days after being
charged with assault,'Den-
nard was drafted in the
seventh round last year out
of Nebraska by the Patri-
ots. They drafted Heman-
dez in the fourth round in
2010 after he violated the
substance abuse policy at
"If this stuff is true, then
I've been duped and our
whole organization has
been duped," Kraft said
Monday of the case involv-
ing Hemrnandez.
The team did not re-.:
spond to a request Thurs-
day for Kraft's reaction to
Dennard's arrest.
The legal issues are
bound to hover over the
opening of training camp
on July 25. Coach Bill
Belichick rarely comments
on such matters and in-
structs his players to do
the same.
Belichick has. sometimes
signed players who had
Troubles elsewhere if he felt

they could help the team
win, hopinghis disciplined
approach and leaders such
as Tom Brady and Vince
Wilfork and now-retired
Patriots including Tedy
Bruschi and Mike Vrabel
could keep them in line.
Results have been mixed.
Runnirig back Corey Dil-
lon and wide receiver
Randy Moss, disgruntled
on their previous teams,
avoided off-field problems
with the Patriots and were
productive for several sea;
sons. Chad Johnson, then
known as Chad Ochocin-
co, caught just 15 passes
in his only seasonwith the
Patriots in 2011 but caused,
no off-field distractions.
Dennard became a start-
er at cornerback in the
seventh game of his rookie
season. The other starter,
Aqib Talib, was obtained
'from the Tampa Bay Buc-
caneers last Nov. 1 then
signed a one-year contract
on March 16. He missed his
first game with the Patriots
while completing a four-
game suspension imposed
by the NFL for violating its
policy on performance-
enhancing substances.
Talib had been suspend-
ed without pay for the
2010 opener and fined one
additional game check for
violating the NFL's person-

al-conduct policy. That fol-
lowed an altercation with a
St. Petersburg cab driver
during training camp in
2009. He also had charges
of aggravated assault with
a deadly weapon in Texas
dropped a week before he
was due to be tried for al-
legedly firing a his
" On Thursday, Dennard
was pulled over while driv-
ing just before, 2 a.m. and
failed a field sobriety test,
police said. A phone list-
ing for Dennard .couldn't
be found.
Police spokeswoman Ka-
tie Flood said he was taken
to a detoxification cen-
ter but not jailed. He also
was accused of refusing a
chemical test arid a driving
She said a final deci-
sion on the charges likely
will be made by the Lin-
coln City Attorney's Office
before the Aug. 12 court
date, assigned to Dennard.
Assistant city prosecutor
John McQuinn said his of-
fice had not yet received
the citation against Den-
nard from police.
The Patriots' first pre-
season game is scheduled
for Aug. 9 at the Philadel-
phia Eagles.
Terry Dougherty, Den-
nard's attorney in the as-

sault case, said in April
that he would ask Lancast-
er County District Judge
Stephanie Stacy to sus-
pend the 30-day sentence
if Denmard complied with
the terms of his probation
over the subsequent 11
months. Stacy said then
that she would consider
such a motion.
It's unclear whether
prosecutors will. move to
have Dernnard's prbba-
tion revoked. Lancaster
County Attorney Joe Kelly
didn't immediately return
a message.
Dennard's arrest is the
latest off-field incident in-
volving a Patriots player
while he was with them or
before they obtained him.
Among the others:'
i- Brandon Meriweather,
a safety drafted in the first
round in 2007 from Miami,
fired a gun at an assailant
who had shot Dolphins
backup safety Willie Coo-
per outside the house the
two players shared with
another teammate, police
said. Meriweather wasn't
charged and police said he
used the gun legally.
)) Willie Andrews, a de-
fensive back drafted in
the seventh round in 2006
from Baylor, was cut by the
Patriots after being arrest-
ed twice following the 2007

season: The first arrest was
for possession of marijua-
na with intent to distribute
two, days after the Patriots
lost the Super Bowl.
)) Nick Kaczur, an offen-
sive tackle drafted in the
third round in 2005 from
Toledo, pleaded guilty in
July 2008 to speeding in a
deal with prosecutors and
was ordered to pay $355
in fines and fees. He origi-
nally was' charged with'
seventh-degree criminal

possession of a controlled
substance, a misdemeanor
punishable by up to one
year in jail, after being
pulled over by state troop-
ers near Utica, N.Y.
)) Albert Haynesworth, a
defensive tackle obtained
in a trade on July 29, 2011,
pleaded no contest the fol-
lowing month to a charge
of simple assault in a case
in which he was accused of
touching a waitress'.breast
at a hotel.




Evans: No problem at small

forward with Pelicans

The Associated Press

METAIHIE, La. Tyreke
Evans is hardly bothered
by the on-court -uncer-
tainty accompanying his
arrival in New Orleans.
At this point, no one can
really say how much for
the former NBA rookie of
the year will play at either
small forward, shooting
guard or point guard for
the Pelicans only that
he'll probably take turns
playing all three.
For his part, the 6-foot-6
Evans, who visited Pelicans
headquarters .. Thursday,
said he has "no problem at
all" playing extended min-
utes on the wing instead
of his usual guard spot, if
that's what coach Monty
Williams needs. Evans said
he was ready for a fresh
-start after spending his
first four NBA seasons on
losing teams in Sacramen-
to, and said he was eager
to join New Orleans' core
.of young, up-and-com-
ing players, including his.
old friend from AAU bas-
ketball, point-guard Jrue
"I 'made a new start in
my life in New Orleans, so
I'm happy to be here and
excited to get started with
the new players, a good
group of guys, all young
guys," Evanims said. "I'm
looking forward to playing
with those guys."
Williams, meanwhile,
found it refreshing to re-
ceive a talented young
player who made it clear
he wanted to be in New
Orleans the opposite
Sof the coach's experience
with Chris Paul, whose de-
sire to be traded two years
ago started a rebuilding
project in the Big Easy that
is now picking up steam.
"It's always important
that we not only bring in
talent like Tyreke, but we
also have somebody that
wants to be here," Williams
said. "That's something
that's paramount for me as

New Orleans Pelicans General Manager Dell Demps (left) congratulates Tyreke Evans as he is
introduced as a member of the New Orleans Pelicans at a press conference in New Orleans on

a coach."
Evans joined New. Or-
leans as part of a three-
team trade also involving
Portland. The deal was ef-
fectively consummated on
July 4 but riot made offi-
cial under NBA'-rules until
Evans was going to be a
restricted free agent with
the Kings,: who dealt him
in what was technically
a sign-and-trade. A 'per-
-son familiar with the deal
has told The Associated
Press that Evans' contract
pays $44 million over four
years. The person spoke
on condition of anonymity
because the Pelicans have
not released Evans' con-
tract terms,
While Evanris seems most
suited to playing shooting-
guard, he does have expe-
rience both at point guard
and small forward. He av-
eraged 20.1 points in his
rookie season, but his scor-
ing average has dropped
slightly each year since,
down to 15.2 last season.
In New Orleans, Evans
joins a club that already
has a starting back court of

Holiday and Eric jG6rdon.
Holiday was ah'in Eastern
Conference' All-Star with
Philadelphia 'last season,
and acquired during this
year's draft in a trade that
sent sixLth overall pick Ner-
lens Noel and a protected
2014 first-round pick t6
the 76ers. Gordon has had
trouble staying healthy -
playing in only 51*games
the past two seasons
- but has been New Or-
leans' lead.ding scorer when
*When asked how he
'might fit in best with the
Pelicans, Evans conceded,
"I don't know yet. It's a new
process. We've, got a good
guard lineup, so I'mjust
looking forward to going
out there and playing." -
Williams said Evans will
be fine playing, on the
wing on offense, .but that
the team will have to work
on preventing Evans from
getting caught in too many
height mismatches on the
defensive end. Of most
concern to Williams was in
late-clock situations, when
a small forward sometimes
has to switch to guard a

power forward.,"
"I think the offensive side,
guys just figure it out," Wil-
liams said. "Defensively,
that's where I'm more'con-
cerned; where you have to
switch in situations, guard-
ing bigger guys."
Offensively, Williams ex-
pects the addition of Evans
and Holiday to allow the
Hornets to push the ball
more 'in transition, and
count on more scoring.
The Pelicans also expect
scoring from 2012 top
overall pick Anthony Da-
vis, as well as sharp-shoot-
ing 6-10 forward Ryan'
Pelicans general man-
ager Dell Demps said he
is pleased with the club's
core of what he called
"young veterans," play-
ers who've had significant
playing time in the NBA
but are still in their early to
.mid-20s. .
"They'\e already been
Bumped; and beaten and
hit,". as .they learned the
pro' game, Demps ex-
plained. "So now is their
time to shine.". .:

Blazers sign Wright, trade for Lopez, Robinson

The Associated Press 1.56 blocked shots in 82
Starts last season with the
SPORTLAND, Ore. The. Pelicans.
Portland Trail Blazers for- "Robin is a starting-call-
mally signed free agent ber center coming off the
small forward DorellWright best year of his. career,".
and acquired center Robin Blazers general manager
Lopeza and forward Thom- Neil Olshey said in a state-
as Robinson in trades, seal- ment. "He fills a void at a
ing three 'of several deals position we made a prior-
the team struck last week .ity this offseason, andd his
The Blazers got Lopez in a size, ability to protect the
three-team trade with New rim and emerging offensive
Orleans and Sacramento game are all key elements
that sent guard Tyreke Ev- in achieving our goal of
ans to the Pelicans and having more of a presence
guard Greivis Vasquez to in the paint on both ends of
Sthe Kings. the floor this season."
Lopez averaged 11.3 Portland also acquired
points, 5.6 rebounds and' guard Terrel Harris from the

Cubs, city
The associated Press

CHICAGO The pro-
posed modernization
of historic Wrigley Field
overcame an important
hurdle Thursday when the
Chicago Cubs and the city
reached an agreement al-
lowing the team to build a
first-ever electronic Jum-.
4botron and another sign
'above the ivy-covered out-
field walls.,
The city's landmarks
commission unanimously
voted to approve the deal,
overcoming opposition
from the local alderman
and the owners of rooftop
businesses who fear their
negotiated views of the
field will be obstructed.
The matter now goes to
the City Council.
The landmarks commis-
sion's approval was need-
ed because it must sign off
on any changes to historic

Pelicans in exchange for the "He is an elite athlete and
draft .rights'to Jeff Withey, brings a unique set ofphys-
future second-round .draft ical tools to our roster..He
picks and cash. has the potential to be one'
SThe Blazers obtained of the best young power
Robinson in a trade .with forwards in the' league and
Houston for the rights to his development will be
Kostas' Papnikolaou and a priority for us," Olsey
Marko Todorovic, aswell,.as said.
two future second-round Robinson is expected to
picks. : join the Blazers' Summer
Robinson .was the fifth League team, which opens
overall pick in last year's play on' Saturday in Las
draft by the Sacramento Vegas.
Kings but he was dealt to Wright, a nine-year NBA
Houston in m a February- veteran, averaged 9.2
trade. He played in 70 total points, 3.8 rebounds and
games last season, averag- 1.9 assists off the bench for
ing 4.5 points, 2.8 rebounds the Philadelphia 76ers last
and 15.1 minutes, season.


agree on Wrigley Jumbotron
Alderman Tom Tunney, "You know you don't ap- sign is significantly small-
whose ward includesWrig- preciate what you have er. The biggest change is
ley Field, told the corn- untilit's gone sometimes," that the Jumbotron would
mission that light from Commissioner Mary Ann be 95-feet wide instead
the proposed Jumbotron Smith said.: of 100 feet. That means
wold be seen from blocks But Michael Lufrano, rooftop bleachers across
away. He-asked that its size the Cubs' executive vice the street will have less
be reduced, president for community, obstructed views than the
"I cannot support a pro- affairs, said the team's original design.
posal that so dramatically owners have the biggest
affects the quality of life incentive of. all to make
Sof my residents," Tun- sure fans continue to visit SIGN UP FOR
ney said. "The Cubs of- the park. EZ PAi
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square-foot Jumbotron in the storied billy goat curse paper bills, statements
left field of the 99-year-old and Babe Ruth's called arid stamps.
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would turn away. wanted and the right field


In this file photo, Detroit Pistons guard Chauncey Billups (1)
shoots against the Boston Celtics during Game 3 of the East-
ern Conference basketball finals in Auburn Hills, Mich.

Pistons agree to 2-year


The Associated Press

DETROIT Chauncey
Billups wanted to stay
with the Detroit Pistons
for the rest of his career. '
Now, the team that trad-
ed. him,-away wants him
Pistons president of bas-
ketball operations Joe Du-
mars confirmed Thursday
morning that Billups and
the team have agreed to
terms on a contract.
Billups is getting a two-
year deal, the first season
is guaranteed, tor $2,5
million each year.
"I never wanted to leave
here. Everyone knows
that," he said on Jan. 26,
2011, after making a flur-
ry of 3-pointers late: in a
game to help Denver win
in Detroit. "I wanted to re-.
tire here.", .,
He's back to help the Pis-,,
tons as a pass-first point
guard, who can make.
3-point shots. And, he
will be expected to men-
tor' 21-year-old Brandon
Knight and Kentavious
Caldwell-Pope, the No. 8
overall pick in the draft, in
* fhe backcourt and off the
Detroit dealt to Denver
on Nov. 3, 2008, when
the'franchise decided its
window had closed. The
Pistons are almost 100.
games under .500 since
making the unpopular.
and unsuccessful move.
The Pistons traded Billups
in part to speed the devel-
opment of Rodney Stuck-
ey, to see if Allen Iverson
could provide a spark
while his contract expired
and to clear salary-cap
space for the future. .
"It was just a season of
inevitable change and
inevitable pain," Dumars
said after the- 2008-09
season ended by getting
swept in the first round
by the LeBron James-led
Cleveland Cavaliers. "Al-
though it was a tough
year, we also knew it was a
necessary process if you're
trying to position yourself
to remain relevant."
Stuckey, who is still with
the team, never became a
dependable point guard.

The millions spent in the
summer of 2009 on free
agents Ben Gordon and
Charlie Villanueva turned
out to be wasted. The Pis-
tons traded Gordon last
summer, basically to get
his contract off the books,
to. Charlotte for a first-
'round pick. Detroit could
still deal Villanueva, who
is entering the last year
of his deal, to a team that
might want to take on his
expiring, contract later
this summer or during the
upcoming season.
The Pistons, 148-244
since trading Billups,
are in a. four-year post-
season drought that is
;their longest since miss-
ing six straight from 1978
through 1983..
Billups,. a five-time
All-Star, turns 37 in
He.tore his left Achilles
tendon during the 2011-
12 season, when he was
Limited to 20 game with
the Los Angeles Clippers,
and bounced ,back last
season to play 22 games
for them. '. -. '.
Billups has averaged'
15.4 points making 42
percent of his 3-pointers
and 5.5 assists during
his career.
Boston drafted him out
of Colorado with the No. 3
pick in the 1997 draft. He
went on to be on rosters
in Toronto, with his home-
town Nuggets, Orlando,
Minnesota, Detroit, back
to Denver, New York and
the Clippers.
He bounced around
early in his career and
has lately, but has always
had fans at The Palace,
which hasn't been the
same buzz-filled build-
ing it once was since he
was sent away. When Bil-
lups played his first game
there after the trade on
March 3, 2009, his signa-
ture introduction- "Bulh!
Buh! Buh! Billups! set
off standing ovation that
lasted a couple of minutes
and led to him blowing
kisses in each direction.
Back then, Billups said
it was the most emotional
regular season game he's
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to sort out your thoughts.
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to further your ambitions.
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22)'- One of your best
attributes is the ability to
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others' ideas, and to use
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Dear Annie: I am a 45-year-old gay man
who has neverlhad a relationship, and:.
I don't expect it to change: I have lived
all of my life in the closet. I knowit's not
emotionally healthy, but I feel unableto
. confide in anyone. When I was a teenag-
er, I confided in a minister, who then told
my parents. They never accepted me,
My parents are both gone now. I have
no friends. I work two jobs, which pre-
cludes a sociallife. I've listened co-
workers' conversations and can tell they
wouldn't understand. I live in an area
where coming out could mean the loss of
myjobs, my landlord could evict me, and
I worry that s6meohe's intolerance could
Turn violent;
There is no PFLAG or othei resource,
in myarea. There are no gay bars. I feel

unable to relocate due to economic
concerns. I realize my isolation is my
own fault. I'm not an outgoing, talkative
person. In particular, I have always'found
it difficult to talk about myself. How do I
open thedqor?

SDear Kansas: You don't need to go to
a gay bar. You can look online, .and not
only for prospective partners, but also
to make new friends regardless of their
sexual orientation. It will protect your
privacy while giving you an opportunity
to connect with others. Regular email
conversations can also help you learn
to communicate better. And PFLAG has
online support at Please check

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essayist who was well-known for combining intel-
lectual exercises with casual anecdotes, said, "in
nine lifetimes, you'll never know as much about
your cat as your cat knows about you.".
In bridge, nines (and 10s) can be valuable cards.
If your hand has several of these intermediates, as
they are known, be optimistic in the bidding. In
this deal, South is in five diamonds. What should
he do after taking the heart-queen lead with his
ace? ,
North made a game-invitational limit raise.
South's decision to plunge into five diamonds
worked well. If he had rebid a scientific three
hearts, trying to reach three no-trump, West
might have deduced that his opponents were
weak in spades and led that suit. Then five dia-
monds would have failed.
South has three potential losers: two spades
and one club. He has 10 winners: two hearts, six
diamonds and two clubs. So it seems as though
he needs the club finesse to work. However, South
can improve those odds considerably.
Declarer should draw trumps, cash his second
heart winner, and cast adrift with a spade. The
defenders take two tricks in the suit ending with
West (If East is on lead, he must either play into
dummy's club king-jack tenace or concede a
ruff-and-sluff.) WhetiWestshifts to a club, South
plays low from the dummy. Here, East has to put
up the queen, so the contract is home. But if East
can play the 10, declarer still has the finesse of
dummy's jack available. He goes down only when
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2679 Choctaw Trail, Marianna
Huge moving/yard sale. Multi-family. Indian
Springs' Saturday 7:306 until. Housewares,
linens, outdoor furniture, living room furniture,
clothing; much more. Everything must -go.
2932 Madison St. off Hwy 90 Sat. 13th. 7-2
RAIN OR SHINE wine making equipment, H/H,
end tables, wood working books & more
DOWN SIZING! antiques & collectibles
Marked "BC5 30% discount of furntlure,
40% discount on misc. See at Backyard
Treasure 2331 Ross Clark Circle.
ESTATESALE 441 Lakepoint Rd. Compass Lake
Sat. 6th.8L-2 1940 wood burning.stove, 1946 slot
machines, H/H, table, beds, several other items
.Everything hiust go i!!
Highend Wood Products Sale Hwy 90
Just past Hwy Patrol Office. Sat. 13th. 7-12
hand crafted, picnic tbl. wishing well, adfron- "
dack chair, garden bench, window planters,
'bird houses & feeders, steps stools, toys boxes,
children's desk, baby doll beds, hand painted
ceramic & glass products and more !!


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

Want to save time on your
shopping experience?
Ever wish.-you could have clothes picked
out for you as soon as your walk in your
favorite store? Have you eVer wanted help
finding that unique vintage .dress or.antique
piece of furn ture? I'CAN HELP.When people.
have asked about passion the first and only
thing that would come to mind is shopping,
I can do what I love & help others in the.
process. Rates are:$15/hr for personal
shopper and $25 finder's fee for vintage,
clothing and furniture. After a short get to
know you session, I can assist in making
your shopping experience not only a
memorable one but a painless one. Email for more info.

Bowflex Extreme 2 SE: Barely used, must
sacrifice, $700 OBO. Horizon, Evolve Compact
Treadmill, works great $150. Ab Coaster (for
Sthat,6 pack) like new, $100; Call 334-685-3202

CALL BOB (334) 219-4697
OR (850) 710-0189

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

Generator: Tahoe Diesel Generator
TPI7000LXH. New, never Used. Remote start,
single cylinder vertical four stroke air cooled
direct injection. $2,p00. Call 251-254-0093

SR uatad B rro equlipeo t for
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Buy Swamp Gator. Natural
Insect Repellent.
Family and Pet Safe
SAvailable at The Home Depot

Organ: Wurlitzer Model: 575T. 2x44 Note key-
boards, 13 pedals withisustain memoryorbit
synthesizer, Leslie orchestral presence. $500
obo. 334-685-3202

Restaurant Equipment
Ref unit with 3ft prep cooler.
3ft. convection oven on stand'220 volt
4 burner grill for cooking steaks.
* Seven 4-seater tables''
*30 black stack chairs .
4 boxes of plastic dishes, blass'plates,
S plastic cups & silverware.
14ft 4 well steam table with ref unit and
S. display case.
3ftmetal roll aroundstorage box..
$1,000. ALL Call 334-791-2800

Free Kittens (4) to a good home, 6 weeks old,
litter trained, male &female. 850-272-4908
AKC English Bulldog: Beautiful 12 yr old male,
red brindle color, current shots and wormed,
very sweet & healthy,house trained. $1,950
OBO. Call 334-735-2957 ..
Bulldog Puppies'- English, Male and female for .
adoption. Contactfme if youare-willing tohavel
them at g.w120,
German Shepherd Puppies. AKC, 4 males
Parents on site. Shots and'wormed. Black and
Tan $350 Call 334-393-7284 or 334-806-5851
yg5iZBTit4 Registered Jack Russell
S~~puppies $300 (one male
_L*jW rough coat and one male
broke coat) must see.
Call (850) 762-8657
Super Puppies Sale
Small chiluaha female M PapHliUons 525
Alult Small Dogs $100 $200
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U-Pick or We-Pick Tomatoes
Call Today 334-726-7646

f HeWett Farms
(lY Peas, Squash,'
1' cucumbers,
pickles, okra
Offhwy 90 between Cypress'
& Grand Ridge on Mayo Rd.
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S Other Fresh Vegetables"!
All Farm Fresh!
220 W. Hwy 52 Malvern

* Shelled Pea's i Butter Beans 0 Okra
Tomatoes Watermelons
Green Peanuts
4 Retail or Wholesale 4,
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James Bedsole
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12 ft.tall 30 gal.
$69.95 buy 2
get one FREE

Live Oaks, Crape Myrtle,
Cherry Laurel & Magnolias
By appointment
** 334-692-3695 J

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No tradtof / Custom.ThinnIng
IICall Pea River Timber
I 334-389-2003 A.


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Northwest Florida Community Hospital,,
Chipley, FL is seeking qualified
candidates for the following position:
Human Resources Manager
The qualified candidate will be a
self-starter and a motivated, creative,
energetic leader. Must possess excellent
communication skills. Degree in related
field required, Master's degree preferred.
Experience in healthcare preferred,
PHR certification a plus.
Applications available online at and/or application to:
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McLane Company, one of the largest
grocery wholesale companies in the nation,
is looking for a Maintenance Technician to
join our Dothan, Alabama Division.
This position reports directly to the
Maintenance Supervisor and is responsible
for all aspects of troubleshooting, repair
and preventive maintenance actions on all
electro mechanical systems and other
facility equipment Must be able to use PLC
and web based programs to analyze,
diagnose and troubleshoot automation mal-
functions along with making required sys-
tem andprogram modifications as needed.
In addition, must have the ability to read
and understand electric blueprints and CAD
drawings. Familiar with video security,
access control and fire alarm systems and-
directing of Cat 5 cabling. Perform sched-
uled and emergency maintenance repair on
all conveyors, material handling equipment
and automated machinery. And have a
working knowledge of 480 volt / 3 phase
power and 24 volt DC and AC controls.
The ideal candidate will have experience in
industrial maintenance. Related technical
degree or other related professional
training and basic network systems /
software experience is preferred.
McLane Company offers an excellent salary,
annual bonus plan and benefits that include
medical, dental, vision, life STD, LTD, and
401k. If you are interested in applying for
this position, you may stop by\our main
lobby Monday through Friday between the
hours of 8am and 5pm or forward your
resume and salary history to:

McLane Suthieast Dothan
Attn: Human Resources
100 McLane Parkway
Cottonwood, AL 36320
Phone: (334) 678-2707
Fax: (334) 678-2754

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Paper Carrier
1 Mature ,
*Business Minded
* Proof of Insurance
* Dependable Transportation

EARN $$$

Per month AFTER expenses

Bid for Contract at
the Jackson County
Floridan, 4403
Constitution Lane,

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SDirector of IT
Shelton Trucking Service Inc.
The Director of IT Information Technology will
be responsible for managing the
company's IT Infrastructure and
Applications ensuring the stable operation of
the firm's IT Operation. This includes
developing, maintaning, supporting, and.
optimizing key functional areas, particularly
ERP applications and reporting, network
infrastructure, data communications, and
telecommunications systems. This. role will
also be responsible for development of strong
vendor partnerships and the
implementation of best practices to ensure
that performance (availability, scalability,
reliability) and security requirements are met
Required Experience:
* Computer science degree orcomparable
work experience
* IBM AS/400 experience a plus.
* OS: IBM AS/400 (Primary), MS Windows
* Basic network knowledge of networks and
network systems
* General knowledge of Active Directory,
DNS, OHCP, etc.
* Maintain PCs, printers, thin clients, and
* Administers and supports Anti-virus
solutions for desktops...
* Excellent problem solving and
troubleshooting skills
* Experience in troubleshooting current
Microsoft operating systems and Office
Please contact 850-762-3201(Local) or
800877 3201(Long Distance) for info on
application or e-mail resume to
Must pass dnig screen.
Shelton Trucking is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

S Look ahead to your
S.future! Start training
FO Ifl for a new career in
FU I IS Medical Assisting.
COLLEGE Medical Office Admin.,
.Pharmacy Technology,
Electrical Trades & HVAC!
Call Fortis College 888-202-4813
For consumer info: visit

1, 2 and 3 Bedroom Apartments
Monthly rent from $582 + utilities
Rental Assistance for Qualified Applicants
For Rental Info & Applications
Call: 850-482-7150
Holly Hill Apartments
Located at: 4414 Holly Hill Drive, Marlanna
Mon-Fri, 9:00"AM-5:OOPM
(TDD #1-800-955-8771)
Equal Housing Opportunity Provider & Employer

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One bedroom apartment for rent
2941 Green St, Mariarinna.
$490 month 1 yr. lease $400 dep.
Call Joanne 850-693-0570

1 &2BR Apartments in Marianna
2 & 3BR Mobile Homes Rent to Own
Lot rent included. For details '
850-557-3432 or 850-814-6515 4m

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2BR 1BA Hbuse for rent,
S Safe neighborhood, $500/mo + dep.
850-482-8196 OR 850-209-1301
2BR/2BA Duplex 2152 Lovers Ln. $450. mo.
450. dep. Grand Ridge b- Call 850-592-5571


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Paper Transport, Inc has IMMEDIATE
Our dedicated accounts.
99% No Touch Freight
Competitive Pay
$38 Cents + Bonus Per Mile
18 Months Experience Required.
Qualified Driver could be hired
within a Week!

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3BR/1BA, 2643 Fancy St Cottondale.
CH&A No Pets, $600 Mo. + $400 Dep.
(850) 352-4222 or 850-557-4513

Austin Tyler& Co *
Quality Homes & Apartments
850- 526-3355 or
"Prnnoprv Mananement Is Our ONLY Business"




Ford 1968 Mustang: emerald green, only 131k
miles, 289 4 barrel automatic, rebuilt motor
and transmission, good condition. Asking
$6.000 OBO Call 334-733-0106

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88K miles, 7 passenger
sliding power door, rail
guards, back-up assist,
front/rear CD/MP3, DVD w/remotefabric w/4-
captain seats. Maintained w/most service
records. 60-75% tread $5,900 334-790-6621


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2/2 located in sneads $350. mo. 2jM| S5^ 010? Chvrle Camaro2
2/2located in Shels$35. mo.SS Coupe v8, RS package
4 M-53" 485 30 1 Dual exhaust polished
_________________________ a m_ ^H stainless steel tips, rear
2 & 3BR Mobile Homes in Cottondale. spoiler, high intensity halo-
NO PETS CH&A $325- $5i0/Month gen headlamps, running lamps, ultrasonic rear
Roomate situation also available, parking assist, am/fm stereo, satellite radio,
850-258-1594 Leave Message Boston premium acoustic sound system, leath-
__ er sport bucket seats, elite alum. wheels. Only
I r 2 & 3 BR Mobile Homes 13,000 mi.-Exc. condition. $28,900.334-797-0987
in Madannai&Sneads (850)209-895 Audi 2011 A4 sun roof, leather, low miles. Call
Matt 334-587-2957.
I Ih" Buick 1997 LeSabre,
S 3/2 DbL Wd.Mobile'Home(by Itself) Custom, loaded, cold air,
on quiet lot In Sneads. 850-209-8595 new tires, 79,000 miles,
like new condition,
Cevrolet 201 $3874. Call 334-790-7959.-.
C l 1 Chevrolet 2012 Impala LT, factory warranty,-'
SI^ P ; -] like new, $200 down, $279 per month. Call Ron
Ellis 334-714-0028.
S'" "* IT CHEVY 1995 CAPRICE-Clean, runs great, cold
Quiet, well maintained Park, Water/sewer/ air, fully loaded $3,300 OBO 334-740-0229
garbage/lawn included. 3/2 $575. Dodge Ram 1500 2007 SLT quad cab 4x2 HEMI
also 2/1 Brick Duplex $600. w/carport 5.7 W8 engine, anti theft, tilt steering, low
*Joyce Riley REf 85020-7825 miles, very clean, power drivers seat, rear slid-
r-'^HHini 'ing window, bed liner, towing pack. Loaded.
2BR/1.SBA Townhome on Merritt's Mill Pond. Pass Repo passbankruptcy
Marrianna. New roof, carpet and dock. Beauti- slow credit ok
ful view of Water!! $115,900 Call 850-693-9540 $Down/lst Payment,
__ "__ ____ Tax, Tag & Title
11e4 fW i 1 \I \4Ask about $75. monthly FREE GAS
listote U .fllals GIVE AWAY
*_ __ __ ___' __...._h__r Call Steve Pop.e 334-803-9550
Mobile Home on 9 Acres: 2BR/1BAw6.l, septice Ford 2011 Fusion, low miles, leather, priced to
tank, fixer upper on paved road near Marianna. sell. Call Bon 205-572-1279 .
$25,000. Call 850-482-8W3 or 850-209-L4936 ^
$25,000. Call 850-482-8333 or 850-209-4936 *. Infiniti 2012 *37: 23k mIles, fully loaded, blue
W with beige leather interior, navigation system,
XM radio, heated seats, alloy wheels, sunroof,
one owner, regular maintenance and serviced.
[_-_________ _o__1__1 __ n[- $32,000 Call 334-355-1426
Nissan 2010 Frontier, X cab, low miles, must
Golf Cart electric, white in color, road ready, sell! $200 down, $269 per month. Call Ron Ellis
bought new :10-2012, lije new cond. mfr. 'I 334-714-0028.
"Alumacar USA comes with trailer, paid $5900. Nissan 2012 Maxima, low miles sun roof,
.. .... .. Nissan 2012iMaxima, lw.... snrof
asking $4650.334-703-3611. priced to sell. Call Tavaris 334-618-7989.
u Nissan 2012 Sentra, still under factory Warran-
ty. Great gas mileage, real nice car. $300 down,
1985 Gambler 17ft Bass Boat with a year 2002 $300 per month. Call Steve Hatcher 334-791-
Evinrude 115HP Motor- Includes Depth Finder 8243. -J
and Trolling Motor. Equipped with CD
and Trolling Motor. Equipped with CD Toyota 2012 Corolla, Save Fuel! Great fuel mile-
player/Radio, 2 live wells, andlife-vests. Re- T 21 oroa a l Ge f
cently had new carpet installed and.professio,- age, under factory warranty, all power, AC,
nally painted.Storage6ove-r-included. Trailer is PW, PDL, AT,.CD. $300 down,$300 per month.
nally painted 'Call Stevs Hatcher 334-791-8243. .
in great condition! $3400 OBO. Contact 334- C S, ., I: "
372-1019 or 334-482-1172 for more info. MOTORCYCLES
1986 Bayllner Contessa
2850 with Volvo 260hp I/O ".- 2002 Harley Davldson
engine. Excellent condition Ultra Classic Electra Glide.
with lowengine hours. Custorh purple/black
There have only been two.paint Loaded. Bike is
owners. No trailer but have a friend.with one Chromed out. Garaged.
who will negotiate transport separately if 14,750 miles. In excellent
needed. "U" shaped dinette, stand up head, condition. Call 334-792-8701 or 714-4548.
hanging lockers & plenty of storage, private .. 2008 HD Sportster-883
cabin w/queen size bed, Bom'ar hatches & lots n.ea Lots of upgrades &gear!
of beautiful teak wood. $9,000. 334-687-8507 Black/chrome, 3k miles, all
2003 Triton V 176 Magnum: alum hull, with -H HD gear (men's Ig/XL and
115H Mercury motor, trolling motor, excellent hladieshl' med/ig jackets.
condition, $9.500. Call 254-394-6703 chaps, helmets, rain suits,
Astro 1989 18t Boat Aluminu hull, with HD upgrades (aux lights, saddle bags, comfort
Astrro 198918eft Boat Aluminum hull, with seat, chrome engine guard, passenger back-
trailer, 1998 Mercury engine, 115HP, 2.electric rest $5,100. Great bile, greatly loved, great
anchors, front and rear, new fish/depth finder, DEAL! Call Sam 334-790-3307.
2 new batteries, plenty of storage, live well, ..
new trolling motor. Excellent fishing boat! fS S M Harley Davidson2003,
$3,500 Call 334-445-1616 100 Anniversary Edition,
Blue Fin Bass 1998 Ellmator All Aluminum Bass blHeritage w/oftal of Chromelassic
Boat, 50 HP force engine, galvanized trailer- straight pipes, many
new tires, all in-very good condition, 2 live well X-tras, 57K miles, $8,500
boxes, 4 new seats, new Humminbird fish find- Firm 229-321-9625
er $3,995 OBO 828-837-1314 or 828-421-0998
-Honda 1100 Shadow 26,000 miles. windshleld,'
Cobra 1996, i6ft, 55HP Johnson, power trim, saddle bags, floor boards lots of extras, nice
anchor, trolling motor, depth finder on a Cobra bike $3500. 334-406-2306
trailer, $4,500 334-232-4610
'-- Fish/Ski, 150 Fast Strike Honda 2006 Goldwing: 1800CC, black, one own-
Javelln 1994 17ft., Fish/Ski, 150 Fast Strike r, many extra, and matching trailer available.
Johnson, 12/24 Trolling Motor w/on Board $13,500 Call 334-796-4125
Charger, Humminbird Depth/Fish Finder, ----3kml.
CD/Radio, Garage Kept, $6,200 OBO 334-695- Yamaha 1999 V-Star: 1100CC, 33k miles, runs
3609 and looks great and very clean. Asking $2,500.
Pontoon' Boat-24 ft., with trailer, Evinrude 85 Call 334-596-5032
HP motor, new fish finder, $3200-' 22-334-4172 S
334-695-3767 ""- -- suzuki 2006 Grand Vitara 125K miles', good
West Wight Potter Cuddy Cabin Sail Boat cond. great little compact SUV $6500.
15ft. with 3.3 mariner out board, trailer with 334-791-8977.
new tires, custom boat cover. Motor needs
carb repair $2500.334-441-5090. *; :; "i3 -T4[; "i: - ll
MOT OR o : Ford 20041F150 long bed 108K miles, nice truck,
-well taken care of.with tool box. $7500.
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The Associated Press

ver Broncos coach John Fox
gathered his players at midfield
last month just before they dis-
persed for summer vacation and
gave them his usual admonition
about staying out of trouble.
By all accounts, they have
heeded that advice not to em-
barrass themselves or the or-'
ganization. But Executive Vice
President John Elway's top two
assistants haven't.
"Just make good decisions, be
smart," Fox said that hot June 13
afternoon, amantraheard across
the league as players scattered
for some R&R following months
of offseason workouts.
One day before, the Bron-
cos brass had learned that Tom
Heckert, the former Cleveland
Browns general manager, had
been charged with drunken
driving in nearby Parker just a
month after being hired as Den-
ver's director of pro personnel.
The Broncos kept Heckert's
June 11 arrest quiet until The
Associated Press reported it
Tuesday, a day after Broncos di-
rector of player personnel Matt
Russell, Elway's right-hand man,
apologized for his arrest over the
weekend on suspicion of driving
under the influence stemming
from his crash into a police SUV.
The revelation of a second
Broncos executive' facing DUI
charges led the organization to
acknowledge a "disturbing pat-
tern of irresponsible behavior"''
that it vowed to clean up.
SNeither Heckert, 45, nor Rus-
sell, 40, are expected to be fired,
.but team President Joe Ellis
promised severe penalties sepa-
rate from any legal consequenc-
es. The team has been consulting
with the NFL about discipline,
and it's expected that both men
will also undergo treatment for
alcohol problems.
The executives' arrests come at

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Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning (left) talks with head coach John Fox as players warm upbefore tak-
ing part in the team's minicamp session at the Broncos' headquarters in Englewood, Colo., on Tuesday.

a time when NFL Commissioner
Roger Goodell favors stiffer
penalties for first-time drunk-
en drivers and the league has
strengthened its ties to MADD
- Mothers Against Drunk Driv-
ing which participated in the
latest NFL rookie symposium..
Restoring respectability won't
come quickly. or easily, Ellis
"We're not perfect. WVe've made
our errors. We admit. You can
say we apologized for it but
.1I think an apology rings hollow
when you run into the back of
a police car or you're blowing a
blood alcohol limit that's three
times the legal limit. I don't
think fans. I don't think the pub-
lic, I. don't think anybody wants
to hear an apology," Ellis told the
"So, I think you have to ac-

knowledge your mistakes and
you have to fix them and you
have to do that the right way," El-
lis said. "There's a lot of things we
do. We offer programs, we offer a,
lot of help, there's a ton of stuff
the National Football League
makes available to all the teams
in an effort for them to avoid
this kind of thing. In this case,
we had two' guys that couldn't do
it. And that's just sad.. That's too
bad. But we're going to move on
and our hope is that you won't
see'this kind of incident from an
employee again."
After Heckert's arrest became
public, social media blew up
with negative comments ,direct-
ed at the Broncos, many of them
critical of the team's decision
to keep Heckert's arrest quiet.
Former center Tom Nalen, who
is going into the team's Ring of

Fame this fall, called them cow-'
ardly in a tweet, although he
later backtracked on his radio
Like any other business, the
Broncos weren't -inclined to
publicize a DUI charge facing an
employee who wasn't a senior
"Well, we handle those things
internally," Ellis said. "When
they become external, then we
deal with them. But we're not
in the business of announcing
those kinds of things before they
need to be addressed. And we
were in consultation with the
league all along and in terms of
internal communication every-
body understood it. Everybody
that was 'involved. Everybody
that needed to know."
The Broncos haven't faced this
kind of backlash since the infa-

mous videotape scandal that led
to coach Josh McDaniels' ouster
three years ago, after which El-
way was brought on board to fix
the franchise.
SIn his quest to return the Bron-
cos to the top, Elway hired John
Fox, re-signed Champ Bailey
and lured Peyton Manning. Wes
Welker was the cornerstone of
several high-profile additions
to an already star-studded ros-
ter this offseason. Combine
that with a chip on their collec-
tive shoulders from last season's
playoff pratfall and Denver was
the trendy Super Bowl pick this
Elway -had the organization
positively aglow until this week.
Now, they're sharing head-
lines with Aaron Hernandez,
the former New England Patri-
ots player who is charged with
murder, and the mug shots of
Heckert and Russell are serving
as unfortunate faces of the fran-
chise during this down time be-
fore training camp starts in 4two
The fallout could very well af-
fect them on the field in 2013.
With penalties expected to be
handed down soon, the Bron-
cos figure, to be without their
top two personnel men at a time
when player evaluations are
NFL spokesman Greg Aiello
said the league is' leaving com-
ment on both cases up to the
Broncos, and Ellis said he's not
allowed to comment on the pro-
cess for arriving at discipline
decisions. He did say, however,
that the Broncos are treating
each case separately and he has
no timeline.
Asked if discipline might be
staggered so that the Broncos
aren't without: both person-
nel men at the same time, Ellis
said, "I don't think that's part
of the equation. I don't worry
about that. That's the least of my

PoronofSnead s offered at auclfion

Portion of SneAd's. trophie s offerdaauto

The Associated Press

'The Masters trophy
Sam Snead won in 1954
after the epic playoffwith
Ben Hogan. The claretjug
when Snead won his only
British Open at St. An-
drews. The gold medal for
the 1942 PGA Champion-
ship, the first of his seven.
major championships.
Those are among 14 lots
from 'the Sam Snead Col-
lection that will be the
centerpiece of Heritage
Auctions' offerings next
month in Chicago.
"We consider it the
most significant golf col-
lection that's ever been
offered" said Chris Ivy,
director of sports at Heri-
tage Auctions.
Snead, who died in
2002, was the most pro-
lific winner in PGA Tour
history with 82 victories.
Jack Snead, his son, said
the trophies and memo-
rabilia for years have
been displayed at The
Greenbrier Resort, the
restaurant chain called
Sam Snead's Taverns, the
occasional museum and
at home in Hot Springs,
This is the first time the
items have been offered
at auction.
"We've been thinking
about this, trying to de-
cide what to do because
our company has so
much stuff," Snead said
Tuesday. "We just thought
maybe it was time to
share it with golf fans
and historians. We've had
most all of dad's trophies
on display at The Green-
brier over the last 16 or
20 years. I don't know. I'm
not too keen with muse-
umns. We've had some
Sweird experiences with
museums when we've
loaned things out.
"We're going to have
tons of stuff we'll main-
tain ourselves," he said.
"The rest we'll let it go out
and see what happens."
The first offering will be
Aug. 1-2 in what Heritage
Calls "Platinum Night

Sports Auction" _at the
Muvico Theater in Rose-
mont, Ill. The online bid-
ding began Wednesday
Two other auctions in-
volving the Snead Collec-
tion are planned for the
fall and next spring.
. The Masters' trophy
and silver claret jug are
each expected to bring in
$100,000 or more. Ivy es-
timated the entire collec-
tion will get several mil-
lion dollars. "A collection
of this magnitude hasn't
been offered before," he
Ivy said previous golf
items through Heritage
included' the. original
Augusta 'National green
jacket of co-founder
Bobby Jones that fetched
Other high-end golf
items wereWalter Hagen's
gold medal from his 1922
British Open win at Royal
St. George's and Ralph
Guldahl's gold medal
from the 1939 Masters.
Each went for $65,000.
Snead said the pro-
ceeds would likely to go
"The trophies didn't
mean that much to Pop
in a way," Snead said. "In
those days, he was more
concerned with the pay
check. The thing he was
most proud of was his
record. He cared more
about than any of his

tournament wins."
Snead said there were
some items that would
never be sold at auction,
though they weren't all
related to Snead's golfing
career. He mentioned the
tractor that Snead rode
on his farm in Virginia to
relax when he was away
from golf, some of the
guns Snead had since
he was a boy growing
,up in West Virginia, and
the five-strifig'banjo he
For Heritage Sports,'
there wasn't as much
work involved in authen-
ticating the items. Snead
:,did that himself..
His son said when they
used to, display the items
in Sam Snead's Taverns,
his father thought it
'would be a good idea to
write a 'note explaining
the significance of each.
"The provenance is
much better coming from
the family of an athlete,"
Ivy said. "That's some-
thing Snead did that I've
never seen done before.
He went. through and
numbered all the clubs

cure for

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he owned-- the signifi-
cant ones and wrote
letters of authentication
of each club. We've got
handwritten letters from
Sam Snead saying, 'This
is the club used in 1954
in the playoff with Ben
Hogan to win the Mas-
ters.' He's got literally
hundreds of those."
Other items being of-
fered in the initial auc-
tion include the putter
Snead used in the 1954
Masters; the red cap-
tain's jacket he wore in
the 1969 Ryder Cup; the
Wanamaker Trophy from
his 1951 PGA Champion-

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