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Car burglary suspect identified Fristma
Freez Watch

Chi'istmas
From staff report on Dec. 19 on Maties Lane in Williams, who is on probation grand theft.
Marianna was was arrested after attempting to Police Chief Hayes Baggett A suspect has been identified identified in flee from officers Who sought to said that the possibility of a sec- u b en1
in connection With last week's the video as 46- question him. ond suspect being involved in
car burglary year-old Terry Williams was taken to the the incident had yet to be ruled
According to a press e- Leon Wllianes of Jackson County Correction out a a osked tha anyone wit to'b e a
from the Marianna Police De- Wagon Lane in Facility to await first appear- additional information contact
partment, on Friday, Dec. 20, Marianna.' ance in court. He was charged the Marianna Police Depart- old one
the suspect who committed the In the late after- with violation of probation, nient at 526-3125 or call Crime
repeated burglary of a vehicle Williams noon on Dec. 20, burglary of a conveyance, and Stoppers at 5265000. l
From staff report

On- Monday, Jackson County
67='. J M Emergency Management sent
A' out .an alert regarding a freeze
watch.
The National Weather Service
in Tallahassee issued the freeze
watch Monday afternoon, saying
it would be in effect from Tuesday night into Wednesday moming for all inland zones.
NWS information explained
that after a cold front passes
through Monday, colder air will
make its way into the area with
widespread temperatures dropping to 27-32 degrees Tuesday
night. With those low temperatures predicted to last 3-6 hours,
the cold is expected to make for a
chilly Christmas morning.
With a freeze watch, sub-freezLaura Reynolds gets a kiss from son Robbie during his "Christmas ing temperatures are possible.
morning'" celebration in his mother's room on Monday evening, Ded. 23, at These conditions could kill crops
Jackson Hospital. and other sensitive vegetation.
Grand Ridge

Man arrested,

tells deputes

PHOTOS COURTESY OF LYNNkSHELFER PHOTOGRAPHY heWas chase ABOVE: Robbie Reynolds opens someof his presents In front of the Christmas tree that the night shift nurses and other medical team er
members brought to his mother's room for a holiday celebration Monday night. From staff report
LEFT: Robbie Reynolds shares a moment of fun with his mother while they celebrate Christmas together on Monday at Jackson The Jackson County Sheriff's Hospital. Office reports the arrest of a
Grand Ridge man who told law
enforcement he had been awake
for three days, running from
people who were
Abw trying to hurt him.
lastChritmaswithsonAccording to an
agency press release, at approxione-l t- rsaomately 10:18 a.m.
on Saturday, Dec.
Morris 21, JCSO received
BY DEBORAH BUCKHALTER goodly share of those. live, and she wants others to take inspira- a 911 call from
dbuckhalter@jcfloridan.com She is at relative peace on the threshold tion from her experience, a distraught male subject. The
Laura Reynolds faced a hard truth as of her passing, sure that her life is in the "For those who are still battling, I want man said he was on Blueberry Christmas 2013 approached. She knows hands of a compassionate God who saw them to remember that miracles happen Drive, which is south of Sneads
she won't see another Christmas. After a her through seven surgeries, multiple ra- 'every day, don't ever give up. You never along the Calhoun County line. long and miracle-studded battle with a diation sessions and more chemotherapy know when tomorrow will be your mira- He told JCSO that he had been rare cancer, leoimyasarcoma, the 49-year- rounds than she can count. She was di- cle," Reynolds said from her bed in Jack- chased across three counties and old mother of one knows her measure agnosed 4.5 years ago, given just three son Hospital ICU on Monday. had been shot at by several subof health miracles is spent. But she said months to live at that time. jects during last night and' again
she knows and is grateful that she had a But she said faith helped her fight to See CHRISTMAS, Page 7A this morning.
The man went on to say that the
people who were after him were
Man acesdru trepas andtamprin chagesthat time.
Man ace drg, tespss nd ampeingchages Upon deputies' arrival in the
areaat approximately 10:29
a.m., they made contact ith the
From staff reports had approached after being dis- Pittman crouched down be- box, the officer found a large male subject, identified as Basel patched to Marianna Garden side the passenger side of the clear plastic bag tied off ith a Morris, 43, of Blueberry Drive in A man who allegedly tried to Apartments on cruiser, then stood back up and knot. The bag contained a white Grand Ridge, and began to inhide his cocaine stash by lay- reports that the walked back toward the front of substance that "tested indica-, vestigate the incident.
ing the package on the ground men were selling the cruiser. tive to cocaine and weighed ap- The complaint filed byJCSO inbeside a: police cruiser didn't drugs near one of Pittman gave the 'officer his proximately 1 gram," according dicates that the man was "acting
fool the officer on duty; the the buildings in. name and date of birth at that to the complaint ified against strange and paranoid," and that
individual was charged with the complex. As point, and officers frisked all Pittman. He was arrested after his story "kept changing from
tampering with physica evi- the officer started four men as the .encounter the discovery, and police later people chasing him tp panthers
dence, violation of proba- Pittman gathering iden- continued., learned that there was an active chasing him."
tion and trespass after warn- tifying informa- Another officer stayed ,with trespass warning, in effect for Deputies learned from witing before his encounter ith tion on the men, Pittman told the men while the reporting of- Pittman at the apartment corn- nesses in the area that Morris law enforcement was done, the officer that he didn't have icer waked to his cruiser and. plex, one that'had been issued in had been. seen before the inciaccording to a press release his ID on him. Pittman walked looked around. He saw a New-' October of 2008. Officials noted dent was reported, possibly with from the Marianna Police past the front of the patrol- port cigarette box on the ground in the complaint that Pittman is a firearm. Department. man's cruiser, and moved on next to the passenger side door, also currently on probation for Following completion of
According to the release, Del- 'toward the passenger side of an object the ,officer says was possession of cocaine, the investigation, deputies ano Montez Pittman, 32, was in the car, the officer reported. not there when he arrived and": Pittman is listed as a homeless a group of four men the officer The patrolman 'noted that parked his police car. Inside the resident of Marianna. .'See ARREST, Page 7A
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Freezing Start. Sunny & Mostly Cloudy. Cool. TIDES ULTR AV I0LETINDEX
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Friday- Saturday Woodruff 46.16 ft. 66.0 ft. Sunset 4:45 PM
Partly Cloudy. Mild. Partly Cloudy. Mild. Blourtstown 8.16 ft. 15.0 ft. Moonrise 11:26 PM Jan. Jan. Dec. Dec.
Marianna 7.44 ft. 19.0 ft. Moonset 11:29 AM 1 8 17 25
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JACKSON COUNTY COmmun.ty Calendar

F L O R ID A N TUESDAY, DEC. 24 Center, 2645 Pebble Hill Road in Marianna. Adult. TUESDAY, DEC.31
Publisher Valeria Roberts ) Jackson County Public Library-will be closed teen meetings to "overcome hurts, habits and ) Jackson County Public Library-will be closing
vroberts@jcfloridan.com for the holidays. hang-ups." Dinner. 6 p.m. Child care available. Call at 6 p.m.
209-7856,573-1131.
) Sewing Circle 1 p.m. at Jackson County Senior ) Pinochle Club Meeting 9:30 11:30-a.m. AsCirculation Manager -.Dena Oberski Citizens, 2931 Optimist Drive in Marianna. Call )) Alcoholics Anonymous Open Meeting 8-9 cension Lutheran Church Fellowship Hall, 3975 U.S.
doberski@jcfloridan.com 482-5028. p.m. in the AA room of First United Methodist 90, Marianna. Everyone invited. Call 482-6132.
Church, 2901 Caledonia St. in~ Marianna..
C Alcoholics Anonymous Closed Meeting 8-9 Ca Sewing Circle 1 p.m. at Jackson County Senior
CONTACT US p.m. in the AA room of First United Methodist Citizens, 2931 Optimist Drive in Marianna. Call
Telephone: 850-526-3614 Church, 2901 Caledonia St, in Marianna. SATURDAY, DEC. 28 482-5028.
FAX: 850-482-4478 ))St. Anne Thrift Store -will beclosed for the ) Alcoholics Anonymous Open Meeting 4:30- ))Alcoholics Anonymous Closed Meeting.- 8-9
Email: editorial@jcfloridan.com holidays. 5:30 p.m. in the AA room of First united Methodist p.m. in the AA room of First United Methodist
Street Address: WEDNESDAY, DEC. 25 Church, 2901 Caledonia St. in Marianna. Church, 2901 Caledonia St. in Marianna..
4403 Constitution Lane ) Jackson County Public Library-will be closed )) Alford Community Health Clinic Hours 10 )) St. Anne Thrift Store -will be closed for the
for the holidays. a.m. until last patient is seen, at 1770 Carolina St. in holidays.
Marianna, FL32448 ~ Alcoholics AnonymouIs Open Meeting Noon Alford. The free clinic for idcome-eligible patients WEDNESDAYJAN, 1
Office Hours: without medical insurance treats short-term
to 1 p.m. in the AA room of First United Methodist illnesses and chronic conditions. Appointments )) AlcoholicsAnonymous Open Meeting Noon Weekdays, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Church, 2901 Caledonia St. in Marianna. available (call 263-7106 or 209-5501); walk-ins to 1 p.m. in the AA room of First United Methodist,
welcome. Sign in before 11 a.m. Church, 2901 Caledonia St. in Marianna,
MISS YOUR PAPER? THURSDAY, DEC. 26
You should receive your newspaper no later ))Chipola Civic Club Meeting- Noon at The Oaks SUNDAY, DEC. 29 THURSDAY, JAN. 2
than 6 a.m. If it does not arrive, call Circula- Restaurant, U.S. 90 in Marianna. The CCC's focus "i'Alcoholics Anonymous Closed Discussion ) Chipola new student testing-Chipola College. tion between 6 a.m. and noon, Tuesday to is the local community, "Community, Children & 6:30,p.m. in AA room of First United Methodist For information call 718:2211 or visit www.chipola. Friday, and 7 a.m.to 11 a.m. on Sunday. The Character." Call 526-3142. Church, 2901 Caledonia St. in Marianna At- edlu.
Jackson County Floridan (USPS 271-840) ))St. Anne Thrift Store -will be closed for the tendance limited to persons with a desire to stop ) Chipola Civic Club Meeting- Noon at The Oaks is published Tuesday through Friday and holidays, drinking. .Restaurant, U.S. 90 in Marianna. The CCC's focus
)) Alcoholics Anonymous Closed discussion, )) Alcoholics Anonymous Meeting 8 p.m.in is the local community, Community, Children& Sunday mornings. Periodical postage paid 8-9 p.m., First United Methodist Church, 2901 Cale- the board room of Campbellton-Graceville Hospital, Character." Call 526-3142. at Marianna, FL. donia St., Marianna, in the AA room. Attendance 5429 College Drive; Graceville. )) Marlanna Kiwanis Club Meeting Noon at
limited to persons with a desire to stop drinking; Jim's Buffet & Grill, 439 Lafayette St., Marianna.
SUBSCRIPTION RATES papers will not be signed. MONDAY, DEC. 30 Call 482-2290.
Home delivery: $11.23 per month: $32.83 ) Registration deadline for Forest Certifica- ) St. Anne Thrift Store -will be closed for the
for three months; $62.05 for sixFmonths; RIDAY, DEC. 27 tion-at UF/IFAS Jackson County Extension holidays.
and $123.45 for one year. All prices include ) Hooks and Needles 10 a.m. at the Jackson Office, Marianna. Workshop will be held Jan. 9. Cost )) VFW & Ladies Auxiliary Meeting 6 p.m. at
County Public Library, Marianna Branch. New and $15 which includes materials, lunch and breaks. 2830 Wynn St., Marianna. Covered-dish supper applicable state and local taxes. Mail experienced hand craters welcome to create, share, SAF Continuing Forestry Education credits ap- followed by a 7 p.m. business meeting. Call 372subscriptions must be paid in advance. Mail learn'or teach favorite projects. Call 482-9631. proved for this workshop: 3.5 hours Category 2500. subscriptions are: $46.12 for three months: "Senior singles" Meeting 6-8 p.m. in the 1CF. To register: https://fcp-workshopmarianna3.. Alcoholics Anonymous Closed discussion, $92.24 for six months; and $184.47 for one First United Methodist Church Youth Center, 4392 evenbrite.com or call (352) 2198717. 8-9 p.m., First United Methodist Church, 2901 Caleyear. Clinton St., Marianna. New location. Ample parking. v Parkinson's Support Group Meeting Noon donia St., Marianna, in the AA room. Attendance
Singles age 50 and older are invited for games, in the ground-floor classroom of Jackson Hospital. limited to persons with a desire to stop drinking; ADVERTISING food, prizes and speakers. No charge. Donations Lunch provided. Those diagnosed with Parkinson's papers will not be signed.
accepted; proceeds fund charitable endeavors of and their caregivers ard invited. No cost to partici'The advertiser agrees that the publisher Marianna's Gathering Place Foundation. Call 526- pate. Call 718-2661. FRIDAY, JAN. 3
shall not be liable for damages arising 4561 or 272-6611. ) Jackson County Quilters Guild Meeting. ) Chipola returning students-8 a.m. until 3p.m.
out of errors and advertisements beyond Chess Club -6 p.m. 8 p.m. First United 5:30-7:30 p.m. al Ascension Lutheran Church, Chipola College registration for Spring Terms A & B.
the amount paid for the SPace actually Methodist Church on Clinton St. in Marianna. 3 975 U.S. 90 West, Marianna. Business meetings For information, call 718-2211 or visit www.chipola. occupied by that portion of the advertise- Sponsored by Maianna Optimist Club for students are fourth Mondays; other Mondays are for projects, edu.
for students 8 18 years of age in Jackson County. lessons and help. All quilters welcome. Call 209ments in which the error occurred, whether All students and their parents are welcome. Players 7638. C)Hoksu nd Nedlsc 10ray Ma .at trnh ew asn
such error is due to the negligence of the of all skill levels including beginners are welcome. -Alcoholics Anonymous Open Meeting 8-9 p.m. in Couyp bie c Libd rafr Mwelcoe Breae sad publisher's employees or otherwise, and Call 693-0473. the AA room of First United Methodist Church, 2901 learn or teach favorite projects. Call 482-9631.
there shall be not liability for non-inser- }} Celebrate Recovery 7 pjn. at Evangel Worship Caledonia St., Marianna. tion of any advertisement beyond the The submission deadline for this calendar is two days before publication. Submit to: Community Calendar, Jackson County Floridan, P. O. Box 520, Marianna, FL 32447,
amount paid for such advertisement, This email editorial@lcfloridan.com, fax 850-482-4478 or bring items to 4403 Constitution Lane in Marianna.
newspaper will not knowingly accept or
publish illegal material of any kind. Advertis- Police Roundup
ing which expresses preference based on
legally protected personal characteristics is Marianna Police Department doned property report, three follow-up evidence, trespass after warning, violation
not acceptable. The Marianna Police Department listed investigations, two noise disturbances, one of state probation.
thefolowig icidntsforDec 22 th ,animal complaint, 10 prop- )) Todd Woods, 54, 802 Baywood Drive,
HOW TO GET YOUR latest available report: One dead person et hcs w sit aaoleGenAknagadtet
NEWS PUBLISHED (natural causes), onie abandoned vehicle, -@ i rg oX motorists or pedestri- )) Chad Vickery, 32, 2495 Highway 73,
veice :J 4 agency, one 911 hang-up, )) Bradley Jones, 39, 2011 O'Hara Ave.,
four suspicious persons, one burglary, two Baker Act transports Sneads, hold for Santa Rosa Co.
news of general interest free of charge. one physical disturbance, two verbal and one threat/harassment complaint, )) Lee Murjani, 33, 1715 Concepts Circle,
Submit your news or Community Calendar disturbances, 13 medical calls, one grass Austell, Ga., failure to appear (driving while
events via e-mail, fax, mail, or hand delivery. 'fire, four burglar alarms, two reports ofJako Cunylc seupnddrrvkd)
Fees may apply for wedding, engagement, shooting in the area, 21 traffic stops, three Jako onties suspeavnedle or, revokeD or
anniversary and birth announcements. larceny complaints, one criminal.mischief CorecMtinal Fac.iity~ Tr Roadvatt nle, 44,us 261 Diloe
FormS are available at the Fioridan offices. complaint, one trespass complaint, one The following persons were booked into report.
Photographs must be of good quality and found/abandoned property report, three the county jail during the latest reporting )) Willie Bell, 56, 2885 Thorton Lane, Manlsuitable for print. The Foridan reserves the follow-up investigations, one suicide at- periods: "anna, disorderly intoxication.
right to edit all submissions. tempt, two noise disturbances, one animal )) Angela Jeter, 38, 1966 Willowbend )) Jessie Turner, 24, P.O. Box 3, Blountcomplaint, 10 property checks, two assists Court Sneads, tampering with physical* stown, violation of state probation.
of motorists or pedestrians, one assist of evidence. )) Terry Willams, 46, 1938 Wagon Lane,
GETTING IT RIGHT another agency, one 911 hang-up, two )) Michelle Dixon, 36, 2925 Albert St., Manl- Marianna, grand theft, burglary of a conThe Jackson County Floridan's policy Baker Act transports and one threat/ha- anna, theft of a credit card, fraudulent use veyance, violation of county probation.
is to correct mistakes promptly. To rassment complaint, of personal ID. )Daniel Clinton; 21, 3070 Carters Mill
report an error, please call 526-3614 )) Samuel McNealy, 19, 1406 Joe Lewis St., Road (Apt. B4), Marianna, battery (domesMonday-Friday. .Jackson County Sheriff's Office Panama City, petit theft, tic violence).
The Jackson County Sheriff's Office and ) Michelle Terry,'31, 2924 Highway 71 ))Pedro Martinez, 45, 5110 Galloway Road,
In a Sunday, Dec. 22, story about the county fire/rescue reported the following South, Kinard, issuing worthless check. Graceville, felon in possession of a firearm Jackson County Commission's deci- incidents for Dec. 22, the latest available )) Billy Alford, 43, 5168 Ezell St., Graceville, or aimnunition, fleeing and attemptingto
sion to enter into joint ownership of reports One abandoned vehicle, one reck- fugitive from justice (SC). elude, resisting officer without violence,
the Russ House with the city of Man-: less driver, one suspicious vehicle, four sus- )) Basil Morrls, 43, 2015 Porter Ave., Grand driving while license suspended or revoked
anna, it was incorrectly reported that picious persons, one physical disturbance, Ridge, felon in possession of a firearm, (with knowledge).
commissioners Jeremy Branch and 13 medical calls, one grass fire, two burglar trespass on property with a firearm., Jail Population: 193
Ed Crutchfield cast 'no' votes in that alarms, two reports of shooting in the area, )) Delano Plttman, 32, 4453 Jackson Road, To reort a crime, call CrimeStoppers at 526-5000 or a matter. In fact, the 'no' votes were 21 traffic stops, two larceny complaints, Cottondale, possession of a controlled sub- local law enforcement agency.To report a wildlife violation, /cast by Branch and Willie Spires. one trespass complaint, one found/aban- stance (cocaine), tampering ith physical call 1-888-404-FWCC (3922).

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JACKSON COUNTY FLORIDAN www.jcfloridan.com LOCJL & STATE TUESDAY, DECEMBER 24,2013 3AFRotarians honor spouses at Christmas luncheon

Special to the Floridan International Piano Com- the, tutelage of Alexander petition among others, re- Toradze. She received the
6n Dec. 18 the Rotarians cent concert seasons have Doctor of Musical Arts deheld their annual' Christ- taken her to some of the gree in piano performance
mas luncheon honoring world's prestigious concert as a pupil of renowned Z*,
their spouses at the Agri- stages including the Olo- American pianist Robert cultural Center on Penn mouc Philharmonic Hall, Hamilton at Arizona State Ave. in Marianna. This Grand Theatre de Quebec, University and holds adyear's, entertainment was The Chan Center for the ditional performance deDr. ChristineYoshikawa Performing Arts, and tours grees from the University who did a magnificent job of Canada, United States, of Victoria'and the Univeron the piano. and Europe. sity of British Columbia
Christine Yoshikawa is a Beginning her piano where her former teachers
Canadian pianist who has studies with her mother include Arthur Rowe and
established herself as one at' age two, she earned Jane Coop.
of Canada's exciting young diplomas with first class A committed educator, pianists of today. Her per- honors and top medals she conducts clinics 'and formances have garnered from the Western Board master classes internationinternational acclaim and and the Royal School of ally and has held teaching critics have praised her as Music in London by age positiohs at the University a pianist of "pure power." ten. She was awarded a of British Columbia and First Prize winner of na- full scholarship to, study- Arizona State University.
tional and international with distinguished pianist Currently, she serves on SUBMITTED PHOTO
competitions includingthe Gyorgy Sebok of Indiana the music faculty of Gulf Rotarian Bill Stanton congratulating Dr. Christine MYoshikawa for her entertaining performance
Canadian Music Competi- University Bloomington Coast State College and on the piano.
tons, Young Concert Artist and 'at the prestigious To- Chipola College and has ternational Who's Who of Recordings and perfor- sterdam's Muziekgebouw Guild, Kromeriz Czech Re.- radze Institute as a Charter been recently selected for Professional Artists. She is mances are archived at the and broadcast on national public International Piano Fellow at Indiana Uni- publication in Madison's on the roster of Recording Canadian Music Cenffes radio across North AmeriCompetition, Yakov Flier versity South Bend under Who's Who and the In- Artists for Eroica Classical across Canada.and atAm- ca and abroad.

tal Bull from alBriefs

S m m enBasket Making Lights of LoveRaises
Class set for Jan. 25 moneyfor Hospital
On Saturday, January The Jackson Hospital
Ranch Tops Florda 'Bull Test 25 starting at 9 a.m.at Foundation event "Lights
the Panhandle Pioneer of Love" raised $7,560.
Settlement's Clubhouse These funds will be used
Special to the Floridan pounds of gain per you can discover the in order to renovate
day, but ranged from joy of basket weaving Outpatient Surgery and
L& L Cattle Company, 1.81 to 5.31 pounds per an heirloom Gathering Recovery Department of
Marianna, consigned day. Basket. Jackson Hospital. Within
the top performing bull Activities with the Bull This sturdy basket is OutpatientSurgery and
in the 2013 Florida Bull Test conclude with a sale woven on a 1" square Recovery there will be
Test. Their Simmental on Saturday, Jan. 18. Only hoop and is perfect for renovated nurses' sta.bull, LLCC Big Jake Z211, bulls meeting specific taking to the farmer's tons that better comply
gained 5.31 pounds per benchmarks are eligible market, gathering veg- with the new laws that
day on the 112 day test. for the sale. In addition, etables or flowers from require physicians and
Not only was this bull the "., bulls are inspected for your garden. nurses to use electronic
top gaining bull in this structural soundness and Instruction will include medical records. All payear's test, but he was also IFAS Research Bull Test ID 1094 disposition and must pass basic basket weaving tient rooms, bathrooms,
very efficient ranking 19th 2013 Florida Bull Test a breeding soundness techniques and would and halls will be updated.
for feed efficiency. L& L UFI ......... exam to qualify for the be appropriate for both The goal of the renovaCattle Company, owned SUBMITTED PHOTO sale. beginner and intermedi- tion is to make patients
by LarryWarden and Leon Top Florida Bull test bull. Additional information, ate weavers. Weave the feel like that they are at
Foster, consigned four tal Bulls. Danny Melvin,' from 40 consignors from such as actual perfor- basket then use your, home while staying at Simmental and SimAngus Marianna entered a Sim- Florida, Alabama, Georgia, mance data, expected creativity with natural Jackson Hospital. Outbiulls in total to the Bull mental bull. Sewell Farms, Mississippi, and North progeny differences materials to embellish patient Director Debbie
Test. Chipley, owned by Rodney Carolina. There were (EPDs), and carcass ultra- and make it your very Matthews states, "The
There were other local Sewell, also entered a Sim- 67 Angus, 7 Charolais, 2 sound data is available own! All basketry materi- renovation in combinaranchers who also had mental bull. Hereford, 3 Red Angus, 33 for bull buyers to aid in als will be supplied. tion with our welcoming
bulls evaluated for perfor- The majority of the SinAngus, and 14 Sim- the selection of excellent Attendees should bring staff should be more mance in the Florida Bull bulls entered in the Bull mental consignments quality bulls to purchase. heavy shears and an old appealing to patients Test. Bosh Cattle Coin- Test will be sold at auc- born between August For more information bath towel. Fee: $50 undergoing surgery at
pany, Marianna, owned tion, at the Florida Bull and December of 2012. on the Florida Bull Test, with a mandatory $25 Jackson Hospital."
by Olivia Hill & Bradley Test Sale, to be held Janu- Bulls were delivered in including performance deposit.
Stephens, consigned an ary 18, at 12:30 p.m. at the late July and initiated data and pictures of all Please call Diane WatAngus bull that came in NFREC Beef Unit one mile their 112-day test on Aug. bulls, visit the web page son at Panhandle Pioneer
ranked 14th. west of Greenwood on S. 20. The last day of test at http://nfrec.ifas.ufl. Settlement, 674-2777 or
Uncle Henry Farms, R. 162. was Dec. 11. In addition, edu/fl bulLtest. Catalogs email at ppsmuseum@
Graceville, owned by Terry The 14th annual Florida a hallmark of the FL Bull for the sale are available yahoo.corn for more Nichols, had seven Angus Bull Test was conducted at Test is that individual feed by request, by calling 394- information or to sign bulls tested for perfor- the University of Florida intake is assessed to estab- 9124. Note: the Research up for this wonderful
manee. Broken T Cattle North Florida Research lish feed efficiency. Station Office will be class. J. FLORIDAN.COM
Company, Grand Ridge, and Education Center At completion of the closed for the Holidays
owned by Jason Thomas near Marianna. There test the entire group from Dec. 25 through ,
consigned two Simmen- were 126 consignments of bulls averaged 3.45 Jan. 1. a aOy
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ruling that blocked state "This is the law of the had rules that prohibited makes it illegal to possess i/o4"fe1 "*2u'niversities from regulat- land," said Seans Carrana, keeping a gun in a car. A or exhibit guns at schools
ing guns on campus. executive director of Flor- USF spokeswoman said and universities and per- )Z2 2 528 6l-7126
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Appeal in early December A Florida State University based school's policy is prohibit guns from being'N ,35 '
sided with a University spokeswoman said Mon- currently being reviewed stored in cars. The court re- ~I" ()' 1/2 5-.~~
of North Florida student day the university would and will be up for corn- jected arguments by UNF '(N) 3-sA27C
and a gun rights group also immediately follow ment through the estab- attorneys that universities, .'EvngdrwnM idydrIg
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State Driers Keepers want US python ban overturned
10 Panhandle home to serenade the
foster kids get Republican congressman The Associated Press Large constrictor snakes
and urge him to push for have demonstrated that
foreVer families immigration reform. MIAMI A nationwide they are highly adaptable
PANAMA CITsi- It The children waved ban on importing four gi- to new environments,
will be a special holi- signs reading "more'ac- ant snake species or trans- consume a large number
day season for 10 foster tion, less talk," as they porting them across state and variety of native specare children in Florida's sang Monday. 'They were lines is costing reptile cies, and dramatically
Panhandle. accompanied by their par- breeders, handlers, hobby- change the ecosystems
During a ceremony at ents and local immigrant ists and vendors millions they invade."
the Juvenile Justice Court- advocates. Diaz-Balart did and should be overturned, Florida law prohibits the
house in Panama City on not appear to be home. according to a lawsuit filed possession or sale of BurFriday, the children were Police quickly arrived but by a reptile industry trade mese pythons and southofficially adopted by their asked the group, merely association, ern or northern African
forever families, to stay on the public The ban on Burmese py- pythons, among other
The News Herald of sidewalk. thons, yellow anacondas, large, non-native snakes
Panama City reports Immigrants are u and northern and south- not included in the federal
adoptions took place as trated with the congress- em African pythons was ban, for use as pets.
part of the Life Manage- man who has long worked announced last year in the The reptile keepers asment Center's Home for on immigration reform Florida Everglades, which sociation isn't interested
the Holidays adoption with litiea to show for it. officials say pythons re- in challenging the Florida
event. DiazBalart hassaid he gard as an all-you-cn-eat law, Galvin said.
The Life Management supports. a process to le- wildlife buffet where they "We believe Florida
Center is a local partner galize many of the 11 mil- have no competition ex- stepped up and handled
of the Department of lion people living in the cept humans. THEASSOCIATED PRESS what they perceived was
Children and Families country illegally but faces A lawsuit filed last week In this Jan. 17, photo, a captured 13-foot-long Burmese py- their issue. As' for the 49 and Big Bend Community staunch opposition from in federal court in Wash- thon is displayed for snake hunters and the media before other stateIs, we believe Based Care. It offers family many in his own party. ington, D.C., seeks to over- heading out in airboats for the Python Challenge in the this (federal ban) is invacounseling and adoptions turn the ban. The North Florida Everglades. hsive," alvin said.
in several north Florida Carolina-based United long anywhere else in Ken Warren, a spokes- The Florida Fish and
counties. DOT: More drivers States Association of Rep- winter. 'Anywhere, pretty man for the wildlife ser- Wildlife Conservation
The agency says there paying to use 1-95 tile Keepers says the ban much, outside of Florida, vice, said the ban will Commission allows hunt-.
are currently 31 children'
awaiting adoption in express lanes is unnecessary and chal- they would have zero sur- help prevent non-native ers with special permits to
awtnorh Floi in Mlenges the science behind vival skills and would not snakes from spreading remove pythons and other
north Florida. MIAMI -Department it. Interior Secretary.Sally pose a problem," Galvin and protects native wild- exotic reptiles from some
For more information, of Transportation num- Jewell and the U.S. Fish said Monday. life. The snakes can grow state lands. Earlier this
visit www.adoptflorida, bers show many South and Wildlife Service are According to the'lawsuit, to be roughly 20 feet long year, a state-sanctioned
org. Florida drivers are willing named as defendants. an initial proposal to ban or longer, and officials python hunt attracted
to pay to drive in the The ban applies a one- nine snake species cost have said the threat the worldwide attention
Disney CEO's pay express lanes on Interstate size-fits-all approach to a the reptile industry tens snakes pose to indig- but netted,'just 68 of the
shrunk 7 percent 95. So, the price may go problem primarily affect-, of millions of dollars as enous wildlife could un- snakes. Officials said the
up. ing South Florida,. said buyers shied away 'from dermine the expensive monthlong hunt succeedDisney CEO Bob Iger's WLRN reports that as of Joan Galvin, the attorney spending money on pets efforts Florida and the ed in raising awareness pay package shrank:7 per- October, drivers had made representing the reptile they might not be able federal government are about Florida's python cent for 2013, despite -the 112,119 $7 trips through keeper to move to another state. making to restore natu- problem.
entertainment company's the express lanes this year. Florida's population of Some of the association's ral water flows. to the State wildlife officials strong financial perfor- That's an increase of 125- Burmese pythons, which members' euthanized Everglades. also have intensified efmance during the year. percent over 2012, 2011 are native to India and brood stock they couldn't "This is in response'to forts to keep a cluster of Iger received compen- and 2010 combined., other parts of Asia, likely care for in an evaporating significant ecological im- northern African pythons,
sation valued at $34.3 Drivers using the 'xpress developed from pets let market. pacts observed as a result also called rock pythons,.
million for theyear, down lanes pay between $0.25 to loose either intentionally Five species, includ- of a self-sustaining, wild just west of Miami from from $37.1 million last a maximum of $7 to access or in the aftermath ofHur- ing bo'a constrictors and population of Burmese py- spreading elsewhere. One year. the lanes. The idea is that ricane Andrew in 1992. .other anacondas, eventu- thons in Florida," Warren of the aggressive snakes
His compensation fell by driving up the price as The snakes don't adapt ally were dropped from said. "These snakes have killed a Siberian husky because the Walt Disney congestion builds during to cold weather, which the ban but remain under the potential to expand in the dog's backyard in Co. didn't exceed internal rush hour, traffic is driven means they wouldn't last consideration. beyond South Florida. September. goals by as much this year back into the general
as it did in 2012, according lanes, easing congestion
to a company regulatory in the express lanes.
ings at the Burbank, Calif. hearing last week on rule

company rose 8 percent to changes that could cap the The Associated Press ing people, nor thanking lined by cancer and a mankind is exception$6.1 billion in fiscal 2013 toll at $10.50. The mini- them for their generosity. heart attack, and he can't al;" Reider' said. "He exafter surging by 18 percent mum would rise to $0.50. NORTH FORT MYERS "The Salvation Army is drive, so Virginia has to emplifies what everyin the previous year. "Hello, honey. Merry my church," he said re- take him wherever he body should be, and
The slowdown contrib- Christmas. God bless." cently while seated out- goes. The couple gets that is wanting to help
uted to a decision to trim Diver's death Carroll Prittle has a side Publix at The Shops at by on Social Secu- those who are less
Iger's cash bonus by $ rled accidental twinkle in his eye when Verandah. "I've seen what rity checks and Prit- fortunate."
million from the previous he greets people. He the Army does to help tale's income of $7.90
year. The value of his stock ORANGE CITY-- Of- especially likes seeing people." an hour from bell-ring- "
awards and options also ficials say a central Florida "women dressed like Prittle's wife, Virginia in He said he and declined. diver had plenty of air in women," in pretty dresses. "we call her Ginger Virginia were floored
Iger's salary stayed his tank, but its air valve He said telling them that because she's so spicy" when a woman stopped to
steady at $2.5 million. He was only partially open. and paying them compli- used to volunteer at drop money in the kettle >A is due to make the same when he drowned at Blue ments makes their day the Army's thrift store in recently and handed salary untiHis current Spring State Park. and his. Fort Myers, and both at- him $100 to keep, which'
contract expires in June The Daytona Beach All this occurs outside' tend the Army's church the couple will use for ,
2016. News-Journal cited a whatever Lee County store services. bills. 1
Even though Disney's Volusia County Sheriffs Prittle, 78, is stationed to But this is the first Russell Reider, the Arearnings didn't grow as Office report noted that man The Salvation Army's year Prittle' has had to. my's resource managemuch as they did in the 36-year-old Samuel Slack Red Kettle. accept help himself. ment director, called Pritprevious year, sharehold- was not certified to dive in He's been doing it The Army brought the tie a gentle soul and good ,a,,
ers still fared well. Disney's water as deep as he was in for 44 years, so the soft- couple Thanksgiving representation of what the
stock climbed by 25,. 'on OCt. 9. spoken, jovial North dinner. Army is about.
percent during itS fiscal An autopsy determined Fort Myers resident During his 44 years of !'His love and nuryear ending Sept. 28,,while ISlacks death was an ac- is no stranger to greet- service, Prittle was side- turing attitude toward ', ', the Standard & Poot's 500 cidental drowning._____t index increased by 17 Diving partner Daniel SOn
percent during the same. Vansicle told invesiga- cu b JEW ELS
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awarded to the executive he let Slack breathe from Downtown Mran
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shooting in St. Pete him, swam to the sur- the cub's mother. Florida ,, -,
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identified. Police say the truck's li- not euthanized because cials say
cense plate is F25901. The she was captured with two State wildlife officials Immillgrants c1i ol at utility trailer's tag number cubs. The 'bears are being advise Floridians who enRep. Diaz-Balart's is 0923CE. cared for at Busch Gardens counter a, bear to remain.
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Holiday sales down for 3rd week Apple lands elusive

The Associated Press budget at $1,500 half of iPhone
what she spent last year.
NEW YORK After a That's because Jackson, an hM mobile
strong start to the holiday aide to the elderly, is earn- 'h iia
shopping season, sales at ing less than last year.
stores have fallen for the "I am more budget con- The Associated Press populous nation.
third consecutive week scious," Jackson said. Apple's smartphone is
as Americans continue Shoppertrak estimates 'SAN FRANCISCO A already available in Chito hold back on spending that holiday sales at stores long-sought deal to sell na through two smaller
during what is tradition- so far are up 2 percent to the iPhone through China carriers, China Telecom,
ally the busiest buying pe-. $218.4 billion compared Mobile' should enable Ap- and China Unicom.
riod of the year. with the same period last ple to boostits profits and Although it is popular
Sales at U.S. stores year. That's below the .2.4 build customer loyalty in with well-heeled Chidropped 3.1 percent to percent forecast for the an important, growing nese consumers, the
$42.7 billion for the week two-month period, but market. iPhone is losing market
that ended on Sunday THEASSOCIATED'PRESS the company is standing China Mobile, the share to lower-priced
compared with the same In this Nov. 29 photo, Best Buy employee Christopher Gervais, by that estimate with a few world's largest wireless smartphones from Samweek last year, according right, rings up a 32-inch LEDTV in Dunwoody, Ga. Sales at U.S. days left before Christmas carrier, boasts more than sung and local brands. to ShopperTrak, which stores dropped 3.1 percent to $42.7 billion for the week that and a little over a week be- 750 million mobile ac- Most of the less expentracks data at 40,000 loca- ended on Sunday, Dec, 22. fore the season ends. counts, an audience that sive iPhone rivals rely on
tions. That follows a de- The National Retail Fed- had been mostly walled Android, which Google
dine of 2.9 percent and through most of Novem- unchanged to mid-single eration, the nation's largest off from the iPhone until Inc. launched five years 0.8 percent during the first ber ShopperTrak said digit percentage growth retail group, also said it's Apple and China Mobile ago as an alternative to and second weeks of the sales were up 3.4 percent compared with a-year ago. sticking with its forecast hammered out a multi- Apple's then-dominant month, respectively, for the month retailers "I felt for sure it was go- that sales in stores and on- year sales agreement after smartphone. ,The numbers, which have found it increasingly ing to be gangbusters. But line will be up 3.9 percent years of thorny negotia- Now, more than 80 perdon't include online hard to attract shoppers it was just OK," McDonald to $602.1 billion. tions. The companies an- cent of the smartphones
sales, are another chal- into stores despite big said. But even online sales, nounced the deal Sunday sold around the world rnm
lenge in what has largely discounts and expanded At the Garden State Plaza which had been a bright (Monday in China). Android, compared with been a disappointing holi- hours during the final Mall in Paramus, N.J. on spot for much of the sea- Analysts doubt the Chi- 13 percent for the iPhone, day shopping season for days. Saturday, Abercrombie son, aren't growing at the na Mobile breakthrough according to the research
stores. The two-month "It's been a medio- & Fitch, AnnTaylor and expected pace. Online will prompt Apple Inc. to firm International Data
period that begins on cre December," said Bill Express had 50 percent spending from home and introduce an extremely Corp.
Nov. 1 is important for re- Martin, co-fotnder of sales, while Aeropostale work, desktop comput- cheap iPhone as the Cu- That pecking order isn't tailers because they can ShopperTrak. was discounting its entire ers in the U.S. from Nov. pertino, Calif., company likely to change, even if
make up to 40 percent of Karen McDonald, a assortment up to 70 per- 1 through Dec. 15 was up clings to a higher stan- analysts prove correct their annual sales during spokeswoman atTaubman cent. Still, shoppers were 9 percent from the same dard of quality. That ap- in their predictions that that time. Centers, which owns or op- cautious. period last year to $37.8 proach is likely, to ensure the China Mobile deal
Retailers started the sea- erates 28 malls, estimated Barbara Jackson, 45, billion, according to the that smartphones run- will help Apple sell anyson cautiously optimis- that business for the week was one of them. She said most available data from ning Google's Android where from 10 million tic. But after a strofig start that ended Sunday was she's capping her holiday comScore. software remain th6 top- to 40 million iPhones
selling devices-in China. next year. Those numEven so, investors are bears should help Apple.
3 ways Fed's influence has expanded over 100 years pleased to see Apple increase its iPhone sales
fill a gaping -hole in the volume from 150 million
The Associated Press long-term loan rates to iPhone's sales; network. devices in its last fiscal
stimulate borrowing and Apple's stock rose more year, but it won't, make WASHINGTON The -- ,. ,.: :spending. The Fed's bond than 3 percent Monday, that much of dent in overpress called it an early 1 Q n 3 3 buying has swollen its propelled byanalystspro- all market share. More
Christmas present for Pre investment portfolio to jecting that the China Mo- than 1 billion smartidentWoodrowWilson: On a record. $4 trillion. The bile deal could lift iPhone phones were sold in 2013
Dec. 23, 1913, Congress purchases have helped sales Lnd Apple's earnings alone, -including 528 milpassed legislation creating keep long-term rates low. by more than 10 percent lion in Asia, according to
the Federal Reserve. Hours But they've incited critics next year. IDC.
later, Wilson signed the THE ASSOCIATED PRESS FILE who fear the Fed is inflat- But even with China "China Mobile and
Federal Reserve Act into. This 2010 photo shows the Federal Reserve Building in ing bubbles inassets from Mobile Ltd.'s vast state- Apple working together law. Washington. The Federal Reserve celebrates 100th birthday at stocks to farmland. owned network, market- isn't fundamentally going
'No one at the White a time of unprecedented global influence oin Monday. Last week, the Fed said it ing power and massive to be a game changer i0i House ceremony that day -The discount window in a program never tried will -slow its monthly pur- customer base, the iPhone the smartphone market," could foresee what the Fed gained vast significance before on such a scale, chases,from $85 billion a still faces significant hur- said Forrester Research has become: A titanic in- during the financial The idea is to lower month to $75 billion, dles in the world's most analyst Frank Gillett.
situation with power over crisis. Hundreds of
people and economies banks, including some of worldwide. Its actions the biggest, borrowed
shape loan rates and job from it. The Fed supplied
growth. They affect trade, trillions in loans to U.S.
stock prices, bank rules, banks and-, foreign banks
financial systems. Eco- with U.S. subsidiaries.
nomic decisions are made That effort, along with a
with the Fed in mind. Re- rescue fund approved by
tirement savings hinge on Congress, helped save the
its policies. financial system. But the
"If Woodrow Wilson 2010 Dodd-Frank financial
and the other architects overhaul law restricted the
of the, Federal Reserve Fed's ability to give emercould have know how gency aid to non-banks
powerful it would be- like insurance giant Amercome, they Would have ican International Group,
been shocked," said Sung which got billions. The Fed
Won Sohn, an econom- would now need the Trea--ics professor at California sury secretary's approval.
State University Channel And the support couldn't
Islands. "There is no part be directed to a single
of the global economy to- company.
day which is not affected
by actions of the Federal SHOR-E RATE
Reserve." This is the Fed's main leSupporters of the 1913 ver to influence the econbill were resPonding to a omy. It was. discovered spate of banking panics. almost by accident about \Depositor runs were caus- a decade after the -Fed's
ing bank failures. Reces- creation. The Fed found it. .especially severe panic rates by buying and selling
-struck in 1907. Without a, easurys that banks hold
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struck, the Fed expanded economic jolt. its reach. Its response to .The Fed uses short-term...
the worst such crisis since rat es to-meet its dual man- ., For unto us a child is born,
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it gets the attention of to make loans. To ,raise -n TePrne fPeace.
financial markets," said' rates, the Fed does the re- Isaiah 9:6David Jones, author of- a verse: It sells Treasurys to a,
forthcoming history of the banks and takes money We're proud to join you and
Fed. "The Fed has grown out of circulation. Rates your family in sharing the
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-of government." strengthened its commitHere are three ways ment -to low short-term
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Last-minute insurance shoppers get 1-day extension

The Associated Press Moines, Iowa, was happy to process applications.
when he left his Monday Now they're going to have
CHICAGO Anticipat- morning appointment a week, less one more day,"
ing heavy traffic on the with a state enrollment he said. "When the day is
government's health care navigator. She helped him done, it doesn't help."
website, the Obama ad- sign up for a "silver" plan The president himself
ministration extended that will cost him $10.79 in signed up for. coverage
Monday's deadline for monthly premiums after through the government
signing up for insurance government aid is factored site over the weekend
by a day, giving Americans in a purely symbolic move
in 36 states more time to "I feel relieved," Colyn since he will continue. to
select a plan. said. get health care through the
It was the latest in a se- Others said they will let military as commander in
ries of pushed-back dead- the date pass without ma- chief. He chose a less-exlines and delays that have ing a decision. pensive "bronze" plan.
marked the rollout of the "I'm in no hurry, though Obama saidon Friday
health care law. it'd be nice to be able to vis- that more than 1 million
But federal officials it a doctor without stress," Almericans had enrolled
urged buyers not to said Kyle Eichenberger, for coverage since Oct. 1.
procrastinate. THEASSOCIATEDPRESS an uninsured 34-year-old The administration's estL"You should not wait In this Friday, Dec 20 photo, in Johanna Diaz, (left) points out information to Senior Certified from Oak Park, Ill., who mates call for 3.3 million
until tomorrow. If you are Enrollment Specialist Marlene Nesmith at a Healthcare Marketplace office in Miami. Diaz, who said he hit a wall on the to sign up by Dec. 31, and aiming to get coverage Jan. had already signed up, visited the office to make sure she was enrolled. website when he first tried the target is 7 million by 1, you should try to sign up to enroll early on. the end of March. After
today," said Julie Bataille, a 850,000 visits, five times site remains vulnerable to Tuesday as a new deadline "I'm an Obamacare sup- that, people who fail- to spokeswoman for the fed- the number logged by the heavy traffic. What's more, or an extension, likening porter, though I think it is buy coverage can face tax
eral agency in charge of same time last Monday, the the delay offered critics the move instead to the full of problems," Eichen- penalties.
the overhaul, administration said. Ba- of "Obamacare" another Election Day practice in berger said. "I'd like to Minnesota, one of the
Bataille said the grace pe- taille said the system was opportunity to argue that which people who are in see the whole system states running their own
riod which runs through handling the volume with the law still isn't working line when the polls close streamlined to be more insurance exchanges, Tuesday was being of- error rates of less than 1 in and thatAPresident Barack are still allowed to vote. User-friendly. Keep the extended its Monday fered to accommodate 200 and response times of Obama keeps changing Monday had been the basic idea, but don't make deadline to Dec. 31 amid
people from different time less than one second. the rules. deadline for Americans me feel like. I'm navigat- problems with its website
zones and to allow for any The Obama administra- In Ohio, Lt. Gov. Mary in the 36 states served ing a maze to get a simple and extra-long hold times technical problems that tion is hoping for a surge Taylor called the deadline by the federal site to sign checkup." to reach its help center.
might result from a last- of year-end enrollments extension "a clear sign up if they wanted cover- The government's origi- Maryland pushed back its minute rush of applicants. to show that the techni- Healthcare.gov continues age at the start of the new nal deadline already had cutoff date to Dec. 27. New
The HealthCare.gov site cal problems were merely to struggle." year. The remaining states been pushed back a week York extended its deadline
had a disastrous, glitch- a temporary setback. That: "Consumers are already operate their own online because of the website to midnight Tuesday.
prone debut in October would also go a long way confused and insurers are marketplaces, and some of problems. The extra day Nevada stuck to its Monbut has gone through ex- toward easing concerns overwhelmed with the ad- them 'have also extended will add to the already .day deadline, and enrolltensive improvements to that insurance companies ministration's last-minute their deadlines. daunting administrative ment counselors there remake it more reliable and won't be able to sign up changes, yet there seems As the deadline drew problems that insurance ported a surge of interest.
increase its capacity, and enough young, healthy to be no end in sight," new, more than 1 million companie face, such as "We have people lined up the administration said people to keep prices low Taylor, a Republican who people visited the website inaccuracies on applica- out our door. We still have the system was running for everyone, heads Ohio's insurance de- over the weekend, and a tions, said industry con- walk-ins, people are asking
well Monday. But the grace period-may partment, said. federal call center received sultant Robert Laszewski. for help. Our phones are
By the afternoon, the have been a tacit acknowl- The administration was more than 200,000 calls. "Insurers would like to ringing nonstop," said Ansite had received a record edgement that the web- careful not to characterize Roger Colyn, 60, of Des have two to three weeks dres Ramirez in Las Vegas.



Utah gay couples rush to wed amid legal wrangling
The Associated Press man shouted; his partner direct precedent, hesaid. The ruling makes Utah the
called it "this magic hap- Not all counties were 18th state where same-sex
SALT LAKE CITY A pening out of"the clear issuing the licenses. In couples can legally wed.
federal judge on Monday blue." Utah County, one of the It's estimated that nearly
allowed gay marriage to Adam Blatter said he most conservative in the two-thirds of Utah's 2.8
continue in Utah, rejecting was in a panic to get mar- state, County Clerk Brian million residents are mema request to put same-sex fled Monday morning Thompson made a con- bers of The Church of Jesus
weddings on hold as the before a judge could halt scious decision to defy Christ of Latter-day Saints,
state appeals a decision the issuance of licenses. the judge's ruling and not and Mormons dominate
that has sent couples flock- .,, He and his partner, Jo- grant marriage licenses to the state's legal and politiing to county clerk offices seph Chavez, were elated gay and lesbian couples. cal circles.
for marriage licenses. when it became clear their Thompson said he wants The Mormon church
Judge Robert Shelby wait was worthwhile, and to see first if the appeals was one of the leading
overturned Utah's ban on they were shocked that it court grants the stay. forces behind California's
same-sex marriage Friday, was happening in a state "I totally understand the short-lived ban on sameruling the voter-approved long known as one of the position I'm in," he said, sex marriage, Proposition
measure is a violation of THE ASSOCIATED PRESS most conservative in the "but I have a responsibil- 8, which voters approved
gay couples' constitutional Heather (left) and Jax Collins of West Jordan join hundreds of country. ity as an elected official to in 2008. The church rights. The state then asked other same-sex couples descending on county clerk offices "We expected Utah to be proceed with caution." said Friday it stands by him to put a stop to the Around the state of Utah on Monday, Dec.22, including the Salt the last place we could get The 10th Circuit already its support for "traditionweddings, but he rejected Lake County office to request marriage licenses, married," Blatter said. has rejected two previous al marriage," and hopes the request. now. licenses amid the un- Even if the 10th Circuit requests from the state a higher court validates
Shelby's ruling is far In the meantime, the certainty of the pending grants a stay, the marriages based on procedural mat- its belief that marriage from the end of the legal rush on marriage licenses ruling. Couples then got, licenses that already have ters, but it has not yet con-, is between a man anid wrangling on the topic. continues for gay couples married once every few been issued probably will sidered the case on merits, woman.. The state quickly filed a around Utah. minutes in the lobby to the remain valid, said Carl To- Shelby's decision to In court Monday, Utah
request with the 10th U.S. Nearly 700 gay couples sound of string music from bias, a constitutional law overturn Utah's same-sex lawyer Philip Lott repeated Circuit Court of Appeals to have obtained marriage a violin duet. professor at Virginia's Uni- marriage ban has drawn the words "chaotic situaput gay marriage on hold, licenses since Friday, with They anxiously eyed versity of Richmond who attention given the state's tion" to describe what has and that court could rule most coming in the state's their cellphones for news has tracked legal battles for long-standing opposition happened in Utah since as soon as Monday eve- most populous county. on Shelby's decision, and gay marriage. It's not en- to gay marriage and its clerks started allowing gay
ning or Tuesday. The same People began lining up a loud cheer erupted tirely certain, however, be- position as headquarters weddings. He urged the court, in Denver, likely will Sunday night at the Salt once word spread that he cause Utah's situation has for the Mormon church, judge to "take a more orhear the full appeal of the Lake County clerk's office wouldn't be blocking wed- unfolded differently than which teaches that ho- derly approach than the case several months from with the hope of getting dings. "We feel equal!" one other states, and there's no mosexual activity is a sin, current frenzy."
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JACKSON COUNTY FLORIDAN www.jcfloridan.com LOCAL & NATION TUESDAY, DECEMBER 24,2013 7AFChristmas


From Page 1A
Reynolds said she experienced her greatest miracle
10 years ago, long before
being stricketi with cancer. It was that miracle,
she said, which gave her
strength and will to fight
for the others later in life. It
was for love of that miracle
that she fought hardest to
live.
She and her husband Rob
had heen'uryng to have a /
family for years, but were,
told that it would be dif- m.
ficult if not impossible for
her to conceive and that if
she did get pregnant, her PHOTOS COURTESY OF LYNNE SHELFER PHOTOGRAPHY
baby might be premature This portrait of Laura Reynolds, son Robbie and husband Rob was taken during a relatively andbornwithmajorhealth healthy period of her life.
problems.
She learned of an unusual surgery that could help Family members
improve her odds. But just and Jackson
before she was to have that Hospital staff
members share
procedure she started hay- I I m er shma
11 a pre-Christmas
ing the symptoms of preg- celebration with
nancy. She did a home test, Laura Reynolds, Laura Reynolds received this as'a gift of encouragement durand left the test strip on a her son Robbie ing hermost recent hospitalization, and is passing it on to son
counter for her husband to. and husband Robbie upon her death as a message to help him cope with his
see when he got home. The Rob. The staff loss and move on through life.
results were positive. put the party
Overjoyed, the couple .together in a
started planning their rush Mondaiy,
lives-to-be as new par- with decorations
ents. She gave up her job they borrowed
as a high-powered Es- from all over the
tee Lauder executive in hospital.
the northern states and
settled in happily as a
stay-at-home, mom. The never expected
family moved here several and she had so wanted to him out with armloads to them to do something like years ago and embraced spend one more Christmas the family vehicle, this. I know they must have
their new surroundings watching him tear through Meanwhile, the staff stayed long after their shifts and the people around the wrapping paper. got busy in the ICU room were over to do this for me
them. She has tried, she She was disheartened where Reynolds .would and my son. They let me Robbie Reynolds stands in front of the sign that the night shift
said, to instill strong values by the news that, instead, be transferred. They bor- have one rhore Christmas nurses and other health care providers at Jackson Hospital in her son, things that he she was being moved to a rowed as many decora- with him. It was a great made for his mother's room. will nurture in himself room in ICU. Uncontrol- tions as they could fit in joy, a great heart-touching long after she is gone. She lable bleeding was drain- the room from other parts thing." with God always his lead- mas in ICU through New
hopes he will grow to be a ing her life away. of the hospital, includ- Reynolds said she has ing guide and in a spirit of Year's or for as long as they man with three important Her medical team at ing a tree decorated with received excellent medical compassionate care for his have their special patient attributes: Honor, faith in Jackson Hospital suggested bright lights, big butterflies and spiritual care from a fellow man. She hopes that and her family around. It God, and commitment to that she have her husband, and other adornments, number of sources, includ- the Christmas her medi- is a priceless gift, Reynolds truth. Rob, bring all Robbie's They had to leave enough ing Covenant Hospice, her cal team put together for said, and one she wantShe larned a few days Christmas presents to room for the massive church family and pas- the family will live in his ed to thank her team for before Christmas that she the hospital and have his number of gifts that Mom tor Matt Basford and First memory as an example of publicly. wouldn't be going home Christmas there. She told had already bought for Baptist Church in Sneads, that path and how much it Afriend put together alist to share her last holiday them that would just be Robbie, but otherwise lit and from loving family and matters. of some who were part of
with her son, 10-year-old too much trouble for ev- up the room with Christ- friends. On Monday, mercifully the Christmas party team.o
Robbie Reynolds. In the erybody. And besides, the mas frills. Her primary concern perhaps, he was caught They included celebration
months before her latest gifts weren't even wrapped 'When Laura was rolled has, been, and remains, up like any 10-year-old in organizer Deena Zimmerbout with cancer, she was yet, she knew. into the room and found he' son. She fought for the joy of tearing wrap- man, Casey Snyder, Mary
out buying his gifts, and But the staff went over the big surprise, she said, m6re years to raise him, pers from toys and other Ashley, Kim Cooper; Defriends added more to her head. They got her her heart melted for the and believes he is ground- goodies. It was a sight she nae Dudley, Brittany Gardthe stack as her condition husband busy on the gesture. It was a labor of ed in the values she holds hadn't thought she'd get to ner, Megan Gardner, Krisworsened. He had about gifts. Family friend Sheila love, she knew, and one dear and wishes him to see again. And the day shift tin Kent, Allen Kirkland, triple his normal Christ- Bloundt helped him with that amazed her. carry on into adulthood. says they'll keep the cel- Caleb Morton, J.D. Tyler,
mas bounty by the time that task, wrapping them "They gave me won- She, wants him to live an ebration going for as long Jerry Upshaw and Josh Monday rolled around, in a frenzy and sending derful medical care, but I honorable, happy life, as possible. It'll be Christ- Williams.



Arrest Rain, ice taper; cold temps stay for parts of US
From Page 1A
determined that the man The Associatdd Press week, Curtis said.
who had called in this re- "Itwl give people some
port, Morris, was possibly AUGUSTA, Maine time to recover from this,"
under the influence of a Parts of the country" -sh sa,
chemical substance' and socked by a wild weekend Meanwhile, flooding in
was a convicted felon. The storm will be covered with Indiana and Ohio, parts
investigation led to the ice and without power of whichgot3 to 5 inches
arrest of Morris. He was through Christmas and of rain over the weekend,
charged with convicted fel- beyond thanks to a steady caused no reported injuon in possession of firearm diet of freezing rain and ries but forced small-scale
and armed trespassing. cold temperatures. evacuations and closed
The Calhoun County The first full day of win- several roads. Flooding
Sheriff's Office assisted ter, Sunday, 'brought a "<> in southwestern PennJCSO in the investigation mix including snow in the ,sylvania damaged about
and in recovering some of Midwest and balmy tem- ... 300 toys a Salvation Army

this case. Atlantic. Rain and melting -i"' lies, but churches nd
snow led to swelling creeks .other charities donated
... and streams, closed roads replacements.
Obituaries and flooded underpasses OnMonday'some25,000
in Indiana, Ohio and other cutmesWeewihu
James and Sikes Great Lake states. .power in New York's St.
Funeral Home More than 390,000 THEASSOCIATEDPRESS Lawrence County, where
Maddox Chapel homey and businesses Dallas G]ray, 8, makes a snow angel during a break from sledding on Sunday, Dec. 22, in almost 2 inches of ice fell
4278 Lafayette Street were without power Mon- Hutchinson, Kan. Sunday, coating tree limbs
Marianna, Fl132446 day in Michigan, upstate and power lines.
850.482.2332 New York and northern That-m'eans untreated people killed in flooding mostly in Chicago, Denver The winter weather
http://www.jamesand New England, down from 'rOads and sidewalks from in Kentucky and a woman Houston and Dallas, avia- was far from nationwide, sikesfuneralhomes~com/ Sunday's peak of more the upper Midwest to who died after a tornado tion data company Flight- though. Record high
than half a million. Most northernNewEnglandwill with winds of 130 mph Aware said. The number temperatures were
John Houyoux were in Michigan, whose, remain a slippery, danger- struck in.Arkansas. Anoth- is in line with a typical -reached in some Mid-Atlargest utilities said it'll be ous mess as people head er woman died in Arkan- travel day and much im- lantic states this weekJohn "Jack" Houyoux, 95' days before power is re- out for last-minute shop- sas when she lost control proved from Sunday's 700 end, but forecasts called of Marianna died Saturday, stoi'ed because of the dif- ping or holiday travel, of her vehicle on an icy cancellations. There are for drops back to the reice.e '1 203a.i ficulty of working around In Maine, Judith Mar'- patch of an interstate. A usually more than 30,000 mid-30s.
Arrangements will be an-~ broken lines. tin was heading from her Vermont' man died from daily flights in the United
nounced by James & Sikes in Maine, the number home in South Grafton, carbon monoxide poison- States. FOllOw us on
Funeral Homue Maddox of customers without Mass., to Kingston when ing caused by a generator Delta Air Lines said aTwte
Chapel. ~power' spiked to more she stopped at a rest area that was running after the taxiway that may haveTwtr
,than 78,000, and the cold along Interstate 95 in West storm knocked out power frozen over was suspected
% r ts persisted. Gardiner. She said~roads at 'his house, state police in an accident at Detroit
-"It's certainly not going got worse the farther north said. Metropolitan Airport: An
away," Margaret Curtis, a she drove. More than 4,000 flights Alanta-bound jetliner slid
Artistic Designs Unlimited Inc. meteorologist with the Na- "The' trees are loaded were behind schedule, the O'nto the grass, but no one Your Local Florist and Gifts tional Weather Service in with ice, so it makes me majority of those in New was hurt. 2911 Jefferson st. Maiianna Gray, Maine, said Monday think the road 'is loaded York, Washington, Chi- While the cold will con850-372-4456 "In faCt, we don't have very with ice," Martin said. cago, Denver, Dallas and tinue to harass people,
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Rifle designer Mikhail Kalashnikov dead at 94

BY JIM HEINTZ set his course was in the worked for Socialist soThe Associated Press 1941 battle of Bryansk ciety, for the good of the
,against Nazi forces, when people, which I.never reMOSqOW-MikhailKa- a shell hit his tank. Re- gret," he once said.
lashnikovstartedoutwant- covering from wounds in Kalashnikov continued
ing to make farm equip- the hospital, Kalashnikov working into his late 80s
ment, but the harvest he brooded about the supe- as chief designer of the
reaped was one of blood rior automatic rifles he'd Izmash company that
as the designer of the AK- seen the Nazis deploy; his first built the AK-47. He
47 assault rifle, the world's rough ideas and revisions also traveled the world
most popular firearm. bore fruit five years later. helping Russia negotiate
It was the carnage of "Blame the Nazi Ger- new arms deals, and he
World War II, when Nazi mans for making me be- wrote books on his life,
Germany overran much of come a gun designer," about arms and about
the Soviet Union, which al- said Kalashnikov. "I al- youth education.
tered his course and made ways wanted to construct "After the collapse of the
his name as well-known agricultural machinery." great and mighty Soviet
for bloodshed as Smith, In 2007, President Vladi- Union so much crap has
Wesson and Colt. The dis- mir Putin praised him, say- been imposed on us, espetinctive shape of the gun, ing "The Kalashnikov rifle cially on the younger genoften called "a Kalash- is a symbol of the creative eration," he said. "I wrote
nikov," appeared on revo- genius of our people." six books to help them
lutionary flags and adorns Over his career, he was find their way in life."
memorabilia. ASSOCIATEDPRESSFILEPHOTO decorated with numer- He said he was proud of
Kalashnikov died Mon- In this July 26, 2002 file photo, Russian weapon designer Mikhail Kalashnikov presents his us honors, includingthe hisbronzebustinstalledin legendary assault rifle to the media while opening the exhibition "Kalashnikov legend and p day at age 94 in a hospi- curse of a weapon" at a weapons museum in SuhI, Germany. Kalashnikov, whose work as a Hero of Socialist Labor his native village of Kurya tal in Izhevsk, the capital weapons designer forthe Soviet Union is immortalized in the name of the world's most popular and Order of Lenin and in the Siberian region of of the Udmurtia republic firearm, has died at the age of 94. Stalin Prize. But because Altai. He said newlyweds
where he lived, said Viktor his invention was never bring flowers to the bust.
Chulkov, a spokesman for The AK-47 "Avtomat "DuringtheVietnamwar, its production in some 30 patented, he didn't get "They whisper 'Uncle Mithe republic's president. Kalashnikov"' and the year American soldiers would other countries. rich off royalties. "sha, wish us happiness
He did not give a cause of it went into production throw away their M-16s to The gun's status among "At that time in our and healthykids,'" he said. death. Kalashnikov had is the world's most popular grab AK-47s and bullets for revolutionaries and na- country patenting inven- "What other gun designer been hospitalized for the firearm, favored by guerril- it from dead Vietnamese tional-liberation struggles tions wasn't an issue. We can boast of that?" past month with unspeci- las, terrorists and the sol- soldiers," Kalashnikov said is enshrined on the flag of fled health problems. diers of many armies. An in July 2007 at a ceremony Mozambique. This holiday season, take a stand. Decide that now is the time to
Kaslashnikov often said estimated 100 million guns marking the rifle's 60th Kalashnikov, born into hear friends and family again. Our Beltone hearing screenings are quick he felt personally untrou- are spread worldwide. anniversary. a peasant family in Sibe- and easy You may not even have a hearing loss, but if you do, our new
bled by his contribution to Though it isn't especially The weapon's suitability ria, began his working life hearing aids are tinier than ever (even by elf standards). And, the sound bloodshed, accurate, its ruggedness for jungleanddesert fight- as a railroad clerk. After q ality is truly incredible
"I sleep well. It's the poll- and simplicity are exem- ing made it nearly ideal he joined the Red Army Why wait any longer?
ticians who are to blame plary: it performs in-sandy for the Third World insitr- in 1938, he began to show Savor the sounds of the season
for failing to come to an or wet conditions which gents backed by the Soviet mechanical flair by invent- with a little help from Beltone
agreement and resorting jam more sophisticated Union, and Moscow not ing several modifications to violence," he told The weapons such as the U.S. only distributed the AK-47 for Soviet tanks. Associated Press in 2007. M-16.. widely but also licensed The moment that firmly Call today for an appointment!



Egypt
Strong explosion rocks police station
Promise A completely wireless;
BY MAGGIE MICHAEL The attack comes a day, foreign militants ha~'e The group gained no- open fit Hearing ALd.
TheAssociated Press after an al-Qaida inspired found refuge in Sinai dur- toriety after expanding s In many styles.
group called on I.pollce ing the ongoing turmoil. its operations outside of ------. ...----------------- ---------- --CAIRO -Astrongexplo- and army to desert or Ali also said during the the restive northern Sinai Bel tone
sion rocked a police head- face death on hands of its military operations, troops province. It has claimed H ig w world hr ne
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quarters in a Nile Delta fighters. have destroyed about responsibility for a Sep- Chipley, FL 1611 Main St. Suite 4 M-F
city north of Cairo early Ansar Beit al-Maqdis, 786 tunnels between Si- tember suicide, bomb- Marianna, FL 3025 Sixth St.-W&F
Tuesday leaving' at least or the Champions of Je- nai and Gaza, which the ing that targeted Egypt'sBarnes A LBill Fletcher
11 people dead and scores rusalem, said it considers government says are interior minister, who HAS; BC-HIS M -9 HAS; BC-HIS
of others injured, accord- Egyptian troops th% ihfi- used to smuggle militants escaped unharmed. a o_ ln2"f
ing to state news agency dels because they answer and weapons. The bor-' and a security official. to the secular-leaning mil- der crossing with Gaza The Middle East News itary-backed government, has been mostly closed Agency said the explo- The group and others by Egypt and Israel since sion took place at 1:10 in based in the Sinai have Hamas took overthe tiny the morning, at Daqahliya been blamed for a surge coastal territory in 2007., security headquarters in of attacks against security Gazans rely on the tunthe Nile Delta province of forces since a July, coup nels for access to many Mansour, causing collapse toppled the country's'for- commercial goods. of parts of the five-floor mer Islamist president, "We have achieved great building. A security of- Mohammed Morsi. In successes. We .Iave imficial says 11 people were response, Egypt's armed pacted the miti capabilikilled and 80 injured in- forces launched a military ties of the terrorists," Ali cluding the security chief offensive against militants told the gathering. "There of the city. Most of those in the Northern Sinaiprov- are, however, still cells in killed were among police- ince in August. there. We will continue
men inside the security Speaking at a public to deal with them within headquarters whose bod- forum Monday, military resolve and seriousness." ies were buried under the spokesman Ahmed Mo,- Ansar Beit al-Maqdisli
debris. hammed All said so "'far said it "will be more deterDeath toll is expected to the operations hav re mined to fight" the military J A RQ4
rise, the official said. sulted in the killing 6f.184 and police if its warning is He added that initial militants and the arrest of ignored. It urged them to investigation suggested 803 others. He said about "repent" from participatthat a car bomb caused 25 percent of those killed ing in "this infidel bastion the explosion. He spoke and arrested are foreign' that is at war with God and on condition of anonym- fighters, but didn't pro- his Prophet, and stop servity because he was not vide further details. Ansar ing in its ranks." Its stateauthorized to speak to the Beit al-Maqdis is believed ment was dated Sunday press. to have ties with Palestin- but appeared Monday on
State TV called on resi- ian militants in the neigh- militant websites where it dents to rush to hospitals boring Gaza Strip, and another extremist groups to donate blood, officials have said other regularly issue messages.
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Woman found I I I
hacked in suitcase U 1
in Mexico City I

MEXICO CITY Police
in Mexico City say they
have found the mutilated
corpse of a woman stuffed
inside a suitcase abandoned at a subway station.
''Authorities say the
suitcase bore a hand-lettered sign referring to the
Familia Michoacana drug
cartel. Police say the sign
read: "Don't steal from
the Familia Michoacana.
You're next, Jonas."
A police official who was
not authorized to speak
on the record said Monday
that the woman's head and
hands had been cut off.
The cartel was once
based in the violencewracked western state
of Michoacan, but has
reportedly expanded to
Mexico City suburbs.
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Short-handed hipola women win 3 more

BY DUSTIN KENT three games, while reserve contests due to a slight sive wins of the season for post player Ashley Jones, Franklin said. "She was dkent@jcfloridan.com forward Jus- MCL tear that Chipola Chipola given the quality who, came in averaging 13 pretty much unstoppable.
tina James coach Greg Frankidin said of opponent and the lack points and 11 rebounds She was really poised and The No. 5 Chipola Lady was held out would keep her out for the of its own full complement per game but was limited under control and had betIndians took three more of Sunday's rest of the month. of players, with freshman to just eight points and ter balance than I've seen
wins over the weekend in win over But the Lady Indians post player BriannaWright eight rebounds on 2-of-8 from her all year long. I
Lake Worth, and they had Palm Beach overcame the losses with stepping ,up and scoring shooting Sunday. told her she can be the best
to do it without four key State after playing the first wins of 91-47 over Wake 21 points to go with nine, "Brianta went against post player in the country players out due to injury or two games. Tech, 81-43 over Patrick rebounds.and five steals in the No 1-ranked post when she plays like that.
suspension. The biggest loss of all Henry and 59-48 over lhatok's place. player in the country by She really put us. on her
Starting point guard Dia- came due to injury, ,with 13th-ranked host Palm Wright's performance some services d she put shoulders and carried us." monisha Sophus and re- leading scorer, rebounder, Beach State. was key in ,countering together three of the best
serve guard Naomi Moore and shot-blocker Evelyn The latter counts as the presence of highly- basketball games I've seen See CHIPOLA, Page 2B were suspended for all Akhator missing all three one of the more impres- touted Palm Beach State by a big player inside,"


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:: ,-BY DUSTIN KENT
dkent@jcfloridan.com
BY DUSTIN KENT
dkent@jcfloridan.com Aaliyah Williams hit a three-pointer
The Marianna Bulldogs finished off with 2.7 seconds left in the game to give
another perfect week Saturday in Tal- the Sneads Lady Pirates a 33-30 victory
lahassee with a 63-49 victory over the over the Malone Lady TiChiles Timberwolves at Tallahassee gers on Saturday at MarCommunity College, anna High School.
Herman Williams had 17 -points to Sneads carried a 29-24
lead Marianna (12-0), while Shaquari- lead into the fourth quarous Baker had 12 points, andTrey Clem- ter, but Malone fought
mons'10. back to tie it up at 30-30 after a free
It was the third win in three days for throw by Curteeona Brelove with 30
the Bulldogs, who took wins over Fort seconds on the clock.
Walton Beach on Thursday at home and The LadyTigers played a zone defense
Florida High'on Friday in Tallahassee. on the next Sneads possession and the
"We were a little sluggish early with Lady Pirates worked the ball around to
it being our third game in three days the rightwingtoWilliams, who knocked
and it being in the morning," Marianna in her third triple of the pight to put her
coach Travis Blanton said of his team's team in front for good.
effort Saturday. "It took us a little while "It wag really just wide open," Sneads
to wake up, but in the third quarter we coach AndyWard said of the final shot.
were more aggressive defensively and "We shot quite a few (three-pointshot it pretty well. We created a few ers) and didn't make them, but I told
turnovers and got some easy baskets them to keep shooting. Overall, we
and got some open looks." had a great attitude and never quit. We
Marianna led by just one at halftime, played really well in the third (quarter)
but a quick burst early in the third quar- and in the fourth got a little careless.
ter featuring back-to-back threes by Chasity (McGriff) came out (due to foul
Williams and Baker followed by a dunk trouble) and we missed her experience,
by Clemmons sparked a decisive Bull- but we held in there and played tough
dogs run. to the end.
"That got the wheels moving for us "I was proud of them and how hard
and kind of got it rolling in the third they fought. We knew it wouldn't be
quarter," Blanton said. "I was happy easy."
with winning, but I think there were Tasherica McMillon had 13 points to
some miscues offensively and defen- lead the Lady Pirates, while Williams
sively. Overall, the kids just sort of did added nine points, and McGriff six.
what they had to do to survive those MalonestarcenterCurteeonaBrelove,
three straight days." who came into the game averaging over
The coach said playing and winning 20 points per game, was limited to '13
three days in a row could serve his team points on the day, while Angelica Livwell down the road. ingston added eight.
"Those three days were kind of.grind- "I was proud of the way that (De'Aryll
ing a little bit. Everybody is ready to go Green) played against Curteeona,"
home, so the guys had to dig deeper Ward said. "She did a great job of bping
there to finish that out. I think it helped aggravating.
usgrowup," Blanton said. "We let her guard her and she did a
"Every time I've challenged them late- good job of staying with her and makly, they've stepped up to the challenge ing her work for everything. We just
and prepared themselves mentally." kind of tried to help on her any time she
Marianna will next play two games in touched it to keep her from getting easy
the Tiger Shootout at Graceville High looks and tried to contest everything."
School, taking on the Godby Cougars on PHOTO BY LORIE NABLE
Friday at 6 p.m; and coming back Satur- Marianna's Herman Williams goes in for a dunk during a game against Fort Walton Beach on See LADY PIRATES, Page 2B day to play East Hall (Ga.) at 1:30 p.m. Thursday.


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Gus Malzahn wins AP coach of year

The Associated Press of this year."
Malzahn received 33
AUBURN, Ala.- Gus votes from AP Top 25 colMalzahn inherited a de- lege football poll voters to
moralized Auburn team beat out DukesDavid Cutthat had just gone through cliffe. Cutcliffe received 17
the program's worst sea- votes after leading Duke
son in decades with a (10-3) to its first 10-win
stagnant offense and pli- season. Florida State's
ant defense. Jimbo Fisher and MichiAs is his way, the coach gan State's Mark Dantonio
known for fast play on of- each received three votes...
fense went to. work in a Malzahn is the second
hurry. He led the second- Auburn coach to win the
ranked Tigers' transfor- award since it began in THEASSOCIATEDPRESS
mation into Southeastern 1998, joining Tommy Tu- Auburn's Gus Malzahn has won yet another coaching award for Conference champions berville (2004), and the the turnaround he has made with the Tigers. and has them in the na- second coach to win it in "He's got to rebuild that It didn't take the team
tionalchampionshipgame his first season with a new house," said Jackson, the long to adopt a goal of Jan. 6 against No. 1 Florida team. Maryland Ralph 1985 Heisman Trophy forging the greatest turnState. Friedgen was AP coach of winner, around in college football.
Malzahn's quick work the year in 2001, his first The foundation was set The' result was one of made him The Associated season with the Terrapins. with confidence and at- the biggest ever. Only
PHOTO BY HALEY BOGGS
PTHEG Press national coach of It's the fifth time an SEC titude, reinforced with a Hawaii's 8.5-game turnthe year. coach has won AP coach message that it was "a new around from 1999-2000
ottondale's Mike Gallon puts a shot off "It's very humbling," he of the year. day" for Auburn (12-1) matches Auburn's onethe backboard during a game Friday said Monday. "Any time Auburn icon Bo Jackson after a 3-9 season in 2012 year improvement.
nigt in Maianna against Port St, Joe. you get awards like this, likened Malzahn's task to that was the Tigers' worst "It's a real tribute to our
night it's a team thing, as far as starting with an empty since 1952. Even more jar- players that they've bond-,
The Hornets won that game 59-30 but lost to our staff and our players. lot upon his hiring in ring, they had failed to win ed together," Malzahn
the Rutherford Rams 69-39 on Saturday night. It's been fun to be a part December 2012. an SEC game. said.

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ably the best post player in 12 rebounds, and five steals Janisha Lindsey, who filled get the best of them and not "It's one of those things I
C fl~fipola the countryinAkhator, who in the win over Wake Tech in for Sophus and had 18 come together and pointed woh't deal with," the coach
has been the anchor for the and added 17 points, five assists to 10 turnovers in the fingers and been all 'woe is said. "It doesn't matter who From Page 1B Lady Indians at both ends rebounds, and three steals three games and scored 11 me,' but we had some peo- you are, you have to adhere
of the court this season. against Patrick Henry. points on 4-of-8 shooting in ple really step up in the last to what I want you to do. Wright also had 20 points "When you take 15 Tiffany Lewis and Sueter- the win over Palm Beach. week." "We're going to do it my
on 8-of-li shooting in the (points) and 13 (rebounds) rica Key also had big nights "Janisha did an excel- While the coach said that way." win over Wake Tech on Fri- and a couple of blocks and against Wake Tech, with lent job at the point- guard James and Moore would As for Akhator, the coach day and followed it with a steals out of the lineup, you Lewis making six three- spot. She really gave us a have a chance to return said that she is probably 20-point, 11-rebound ef- think you've have a drop- pointers and scoring 19 lot of poise and made some to the team for the next capable of playing in Dayfort on Saturday on 8-of-12 off, but Brianna Wright, Eb- points and Key scoring 15 excellent passes," Frank games Sunday and Mon- tona but would be held from the field. ony Wells, and Treyvonna points on 4-of-7 from the lin said. "My hat's off to day in Daytona, the road out until the start of PanFor the week, Wright av- Brooks filled a void I didn't three-point line. the whole team in the way back for Sophus could be handle Conference play as eraged 20.3 points and 8.3 know could be filled and Key scored 11 points in they handled themselves much steeper. a precaution.
rebounds while shooting did a great job," Franklin the win over Patrick Henry in that situation. I thought Franklin said her suspen- IFranklin said he expected 65 percent from the floor, said. "For them to do what and eight against Palm the team showed a lot of sion was indefinite, but that she would be back on That kind of production they did, I take my hat off to Beach State heart and a lot of guts and wouldn't specify the reason the court for the team's
was welcome for a team them. That's all I can say. Chipola also got-solid play fought through a lot of ad- other than 'breaking team league opener Jan. 4 at that had to replace argu- Brooks had nine points, from freshman point guard versity. They could've let it rules.' Pensacola State.


NFL Sports Briefs
High School Boys 3 p.m.; Rutherford vs. East Hall (Ga.),
4:30 p.m.; Marianna vs. Godby, 6 p.m.;
Cowboys not ruling out Basketball Graceville vs. Holmes County, 7:30 p.m.
Friday- Sneads vs. South Walton Saturday's schedule: East Hall vs. at Graceville High School, 1:30 p.m.; Marianna, 1:30 p.m.; Holmes County vs. Graceville vs. Rutherford at Gracev- South Walton, 3 p.m.; Sneads vs. Boze-' Rom o for finale with Eagles le High School, 4 p.m.; Marianna vs. man, 4:30 p.m.; Baker vs. Graceville, 6
modby at Graceville High School, 6 p.m.; Godby vs. Rutherford, 7:30 p.6n p.m.; Holmes County at Graceville, 7:30' I Chipola Men's The Associated Press p.m.; Malone vs. Northview (Ala.) in B
IRVING, Texas Tony Dothan, 6 p.m. Basketball
Romo limped so badly on Saturday- Marianna vs. East Hall (Ga.) The Indians return to action Sunone play against Washing- at Graceville High School, 1:30 p.m.; day and Monday when they head to
ton, he barely made it to Sneads vs. Bozeman at Graceville High Panama City for the Gulf Coast Classic
the spot where he had to School, 4:30 p.m.; Baker at Graceville, 6 with games against Central Georgia
hand off. p.m.; Port St. Joe at Cottondale, 5 p.m. Tech and USC-Salkehatchie.
The obvious limp was and 6:30 p. m. Chipola Women's.
gone by the time the Dal- High School Girls, Basketball
las quarterback moved Basketball
forward in the pocket The Lady Indians travel to Daytona to
and threw a fourth-down Saturday- Port St. Joe at Coftondale, play in the Daytona State Holiday Clastouchdown pass to DeMar- 3:30 p.m. sic this weekendwith games against
co Murray that gave Dallas' Graceville Christmas Broward on Sunday and Daytona State
a season-saving 24-23 win Classic on Monday.
over the Redskins. Sports Items
The severity of his back THEASSOCIATED PRESS Graceville High School is hosting a Send all sports items to editorial@
injury is likely to remain Tony Romo's injury may not be as bad as some may have boys basketball Christmas classic Fri- jcfloridan.com, or fax them to 850-482a question all week as the expected. day and Saturday. 4478. The mailing address for the paper
Cowboys prepare for their Friday's schedule: South Walton vs. is Jackson County Floridan P.O. Box 520
third straight season finale that determination at all at played very well at the end Sneads, 1:30 p.m.; Bozeman vs. Baker, Marianna, FL 32447. for the NFC East title and this point." -of that ballgame," Garrett
a playoff berth, this time Garrett wouldn't reveal Said. "He's getting treatagainst Philadelphia on the results of an MRI for ment. The MRI was part of L Thursday at MHS. better. We play Malone
Sunday night. the 33-year-old Romo, who the evaluation and there's f Ward said it was great again ia the regular season
Responding to reports hadbacksurgeryto remove going to be a series of dif- for his girls to win back to and there's a good chance
that Romo wouldn't play a cyst in April and missed ferent things that we do for From Page 1B back games over quality we see them in the playoffs against the Eagles, coach offseason workouts. his treatment over the next The win capped a perfect in-county opponents. if we're lucky enough to get Jason Garrett said Monday "Obviously he was able few days and see how he 3-0 week for the Lady Pi- "It gives us a little bit of that far. the team had "not made to play through it and responds to it." rates, who opened up with confidence," the coach "It's just a big win. We've
a 64-12 road win over We- said. beaten everybody in the
tt wahitchka before knock- "We just have to keep county now and that's
Smith doubtful against Atlanta ing off Marianna 48-28 on working and keep getting something to be proud of,"


The Associated Press because he draws so Bills' Marrone backs off on
much attention from
CHARLOTTE, N.C. defenses.
Panthers wide receiver Carolina's offense Steve Smith is "highly struggled on Sunday status Of QM
doubtful" for Sunday's after Smith went out
game against the Atlanta in the first quarter and The Associated Press
Falcons with a left knee failed to convert a third
sprain, coach Ron Rivera down, going 0 for 9. ORCHARD PARK, N.Y.
said Monday. At one point, in the Bills coach Doug MarHowever, Rivera said he's second half the Pan- rone is sounding a little
optimistic Smith will be thers went three-and- less confident about rookready for the playoffs. out on four straight ie quarterback EJ Man L
The Panthers (11-4) possessions and man- uel's chances of starting
wrapped up a playoff spot aged a combined 16 the season finale atNew
Sunday with a 17-13 win yards during that span. England.
over New Orleans. The 34-year-old THEASSOCIATED PRESS Marrone sidestepped.
They can clinch the NFC Smith has 64 recep- Stev Smith is Carolina's all-time questions Monday about South division title and tions for 745 yards and leading receiver. Manuel's status after he
a first-round bye in the four touchdowns this missed Buffalo's 19-0 win
playoffs by beating the season. the field. over Miami a day earlier
Falcons. "Steve is still the big fo- Smith told The Associ- because of a swollen left
Smith had an MRIi cl point of who we play" ated Press after the game kna.ee.
Moriday that revealed a Rivera said. "You put the Sunday that team doctors "I think it's a process, sprained posterior cruci- tape on and you still see were concerned about his Marrone said. Well get ate ligament, people matching DBs on PCL. him out there tomorrow
"It was very good news him and 'rolling coverages "They say it's a nothing and take a peek at him." considering the alterna- toward him. injury, but I know my knee Asked if there's a chance
tive," Rivera said. "Where That might be something doesn't feel like it's noth- the first-round draft pick .' he sprained it and the lack that will be interesting to ing," Smith said Sunday won't play Marrone re- ~ K of severity there was, that see what happens -how Smith said he felt a "pop" sponded by saying: "I ": was all positive news. It re- teams are going. to play us. when he first injured the think there's always a i-,.
ally was. This might be a good thing knee., chance." '
Aknd I'm excited and very for us to learn." Players were given the That'sasigificntswitch happy for Steve." Smith hasn't missed a day off Monday from what the coach said
Rivera said he spoke with game since Week 17 of the 'smith walked around the last Wednesday
Smith on Monday 2010 season. locker room after the game In ruling out Manuel
"He told me he doesn't Smith injured the knee without much of a limp from playing against the 'TEASCAE RS
feel very good right now, Sunday running a slant and did not need crutches. Dolphin, Marn sai,' I Confidence level In rookie EJ Manuel has p~rogressively gone but you know me," Rivera route in the first quarter He did not have his knee in feel 110 percent confident dow hiltruhtecureo hesn said. "Aknd we do know and was taken to the lock- a brace either. that he'l be ready for Newo'
Steve. er room for observations. Panthers offensive co- England and play in New
"EHe's very tenacious He returned midway ordinator Mike Shula said England." son, and second straight. first quarterback selected
and he will do everything through the second quar- losing a player like Smith Marrone then dismissed Lewis'has gone 2-2 as a, in the draft., he can. He will work very, ter and ran. one route be- is "a big concern." a question as to whether starter this season, with' The latest injury Ocvery hard." fore taking himself out of "He is such a warrior on he had considered ending both victories coming curred in a 27-,20 win at
Rivera said it will be diffi- the game. He was hobbling game day and a produc- Manuel's season rather against Miami.' Jacksonville on Dec. 15. It cult playing without Smith noticeably as he walked off tive player," Shula said. than risk further injury. Manuel was inactive was to the same kne that "No, absolutely not,"' Sunday and, spent the forced Manuel to miss the
.Marrone had said. "Ev- game on the sidelinewear- finaltwopreseasongames.
re re s ho ti g elrsnap, every time we ing an ear piece to listen to He also missed four reguio coach co heim in there that offensive play calls. lar-season games after
tyeof experience ... that's Knee injuries have been hurting his right knee in a what we need." a season-long issue for the 3 7-24 loss at Cleveland on
back at ooin fa s Su dayThe Bills (6-9) have al- Florida State product, the Oct. 3.
ba k a oo n a ready been eliminated :, ,,
~ ~~~~from playoff contention, -"! '
The Associated Press nal seconds of the fourth themselves from the NFC extending the NFL's Ion- ), f :
quarter of Sunday's 23-20 North title race hy los- gest active postseason -4 AALLEN PARK, Mich. overtime loss to the New ing five of their last six drought to 14 seasons.
DetroitLions coach Jim York Giants. games. The Patriots (11-4) have
Schwartz says he should The previous day at his Schwartz says it was clinched 'the AFC East have kept his thoughts to postgame news confer- tough to see Green Bay tite and have a chance himself instead of shout- ence, Schwartz insisted and Chicago lose on Sun- to earn one of the confering at booing fans. he wasn't responding to day because those set- ence's two top spots..
Schwartz reluctantly the fans who voiced'their backs would have given If Manuel can't play,
acknowledged' Monday displeasure with the deci- the Lions a chance to win backup Thad Lewis
he did say something to sion to play for overtime, the division this week at would be in line to make '' Ithe crowd during the fi- The Lions eliminated Minnesota. his fifth start of the sea-






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Rex Ryan's status with Vikings' head coach



Jets remains unclear focused on last game
The Associated Press

NEW YORK Rex Ryan The Associated Press
insists his focus is on the
New York Jets' season fi- EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn.
nale at Miami and not his Leslie Frazier looked glum.
uncertain status as coach. His voice sounded softer
Ryan is sitting squarely than usual.
on the hot seat as the The Minnesota Vikings
Jets (7-8) complete their coach didn't acknowledge
third straight non-playoff any worry about his job
season. status, though, at his reguBut many of his play- lar Monday news conferers, along with fans, have ence following the team's
publicly backed him. He most lopsided loss of the
has one year remaining In five seasons as the Jets head coach, Rex Ryan has had two season. One game remains .on his contract, but gen- winning seasons, including an 11-5 mark in his second year this year. Naturally, all Fraeral manager John Idz with the team. zier wanted to talk about
could be looking to hire could be on his way out Woody Johnson has com- was winning it. his own coach. and was angry that the mented on Ryan's future. He said neither he nor
Ryan refused to discuss team has begun to con- Ryan is 45-40, including his agent has spoken with
his status or reports that sider replacements. 4-2 in the postseason with the organization about his THEASSOCIATED PRESS
he told his players he Neither Idzik nor owner the Jets. future. Leslie Frazier is not concerned with anything other than
__Asked how he's been coaching Minnesota to a victory Sunday against Detroit.
able over the past month
;to block out rumors and NFL, that's a standard for- steering his answer away
speculation he'll soon mula for a coach firing, from the topic of his embe fired, Frazier said he's The Vikings went 3-13 in ployment and on to the simply tried to set a good 2011 and are 20-33-1 un- value Peterson has for the example.. der Frazier, including six franchise. After the game
"For our players, it's im- games as the.2010 interim Sunday was as close as Fraportant that they focus coach after Brad Childress zier has come all season to on the task," Frazier said. was replaced, and one de- publicly acknowledging his "That's what I'm asking feat in the playoffs after the uncertain status. them to do, and I need 10-6 finishin 2012 "We'll have some internal
to do the same thing. It's Adrian Peterson loudly discussion, but I've got one very, very important if you voiced his support for Fra- more game in this season," want to have a chance to zier after the game Sunday. he said Sunday. "I'm lookwin these games down the "I'm definitely not an in- ing forward to hopefully stretch that I stay focused dividual that's looking for coaching that final game on what's involved with. dramatic change like that. and getting us a win at leading our team, and I It will hurt if he leaves," Pe- Mall of America Field as we want them to follow. It's terson said. close out the dome."
important I handle it the The star running back The Metrodome, now right way." took his endorsement one named after the sponsorUntil the 42-14 defeat step further by promising ing shopping center, will be. Sunday at Cincinnati, the to lobby ownership and the tom down beginning next Vikings were finishing front office for keeping Fra- month. The answer to the THEASSOCIATED PRESS strong, despite myriad in- zier around. trivia question about wrho Jamal Charles, the NFL's leader in rushing touchdowns with 12, could be watching Sunday's juries leaving them deplet- "I'm going to give my in- the last Vikings starting game from the sidelines. ed at several positions, and put and see what they have quarterback at the Teflonin light of their elimination to say," Peterson said. topped stadium was? Matt from playoff contention. Linebacker Chad Green- Cassel. He'll take the final res t ~L~UJ1LIThey're 3-3-1 in the second way has been another of turn on the 2013 carousel,
half of the season, with a Frazier's biggest fans with Christian Ponder the
game this weekend against "We realize that there is backup and Josh Freeman Detroit. one week left in the fight. third.
The Associated Press playoffs, which means it key players. That might not be enough We need to get a win at "He picked up things
will head on the road for "If you look at the his- for Frazier to stay. He has home to put the Metro- well and worked hard in KANSAS CITY, Mo. a wild-card game in two tory of it, it's about a 50-50 one year left on his con- dome to sleep. We have to practice,". Frazier said of
The dilemma that faces weeks. That also means the shot over the last three or tract, but theVikings (4-10- bring our best game," Gre- Freeman. "He's still doing Chiefs coach Andy Reid Chiefs are playing a game four years of people who l) will finish with at least 10 enway said. those things: picking up
this week is not an unfa- Sunday at San Diego that have done it," Reid said losses for the second time Asked Monday what the offense, working hard, miliar one. In fact, several is virtually meaningless Monday. "It's what you're in three" full seasons with Peterson's commenda- spending time with coachtimes during his 14-year for them, at least in terms most comfortable with as him in charge. Fair or not, tion meant to him, Frazier es doing all the things he tenure in Philadelphia he of seeding and matchups. a coach. in the ultra-competitiie flashed a faint smile before needs to do."
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future! Start training 22 ft. Bunk House, lots of storage,TV with 15k miles, garage kept, chromed out, over 4k in IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR JACKSON COUNTY, F for a new career in surround sound & DVD, microwave, gas or accessories, kick shifter, floorboards Vance FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION
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S "......R...N tility Tral 6'...10'4'mesh.sidedtrailer window motor, fuel gauge. for Jackson County, Florida Probate Division,
APA S T U NISHE D Utility tadem ax and brakes s1ded Brakes recently overhauled. Less than 10k the address of which is 4445 Lafayette Street,
0 with tandem axles and brakes $1250. miles on major tune-up (including distributor, Marianna, Florida 32446. The name and ad1/1 apt. nearBlueSprings_334-699-2570 plugs, wires, oxygen sensor, etc.) Been used as dress of the co-personal representatives are
1/. apt near.Blue.Springs $,.S/m.nth; my hunting camp truck the last 7 years. Asking Jerry Glass, 3010 Watson Street, Marianna,
$400/deposit Call Joanne 850-6930570. TRANSPO TATION $3,900. 334-750-5000 Florida 32446, and Jim Norton, P.O. Box 430,
Port St. Joe, Florida 32456, the name and ad*8.R/)I. BA Apartment For Rent in dress of the co-personal representatives' attorc Neighborhood SO/Mo. 4 E L IVE ney are set forth below.
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Cedar Creek Apartments 1BR/1BA S500 drive with air conditioning, roll cage, aluminum pick-up, restored, like All creditors of the decedent and other persons
Appliances, lawn care & pest control included, wheels, hard top and soft top. Frame for soft new condition, 5.0 V-8, having claimsor demands against decedent's
Must be 62 or older or disabled. Call 850-352- top is installed. 140,O00'mies but vehicle is in automatic, LWB, $4000. estate on whom a copy of this notice is re3878 or email cedarcreek@nchousing.net great shape for age and miles. $5,200. 334-790-7959. quired to be served must file their claims with
DULXS TRI 334-494-2430. Ford F-250 Super Duty crew cab 2001 4-wheel AFTER THE TIME OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION
drive, 5.4 gas engine, 128K miles, tool box OF THIS NOTICE OR 30 DAYS AFTER THE DATE
Huge 6BR/4BAHmeforniMrinn& chrome brush gaurd. $10,500 Super Clean OF SERVICE OF A COPY OF THIS NOTICE ON
GREAT HOME FOR MULTI FAMILIES : 2 kitch- lIChrysler 2004 PT Cruiser 334-791-1069. THEM.
ens, 2 dining, 3 living, plenty of storage, GT Turbo; leather, sun- 1
barn,huge fenced pool.Will consider separat- roof, loaded, clean, All other creditors of the decedent and other
ing into individual apartments. No Contract. I $5595. 334-790-7959. persons having claims or demands against deCHRISTMAS SPECIAL $100 OFF DEPOSIT 1ST, PLACE TO CALL FOR ALL OF cedent's estate must file their claims with this
1/4 Mile From Wal-Mart e 850-544-0440 u, YOUR TOWING NEEDS! court WITHIN 3 MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF
Corvette 2001 silver with black interior, new A" FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE.
1 tires, Z06 brakes, low miles, many extras, ND I
great condition. $12,500. OBO 334-585-5396. AUTO BODY & RECYCLING FORTH ABOVE, ANY CLAIM FILED TWO (2)
1 & 2BR Apartments in Marianna PAYING TOP DOLLAR FOR JUNK CARS YEARS OR MORE AFTER THE DECEDENT'S DATE
2 & 3BR Mobile Homes Rent to Own GOT BAD CREDIT?C
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Repo pass bankruptcy CALL FOR TOP PRICE December 17, 2013.
2 & 3BR Mobile Homes LOW CREDIT OK
in Marianna & Sneads (850)209-8595 Ask About $1000. off at time of purchase. FOR JUNK VEHICLES Attorney fo'r Co-Personal
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Mo. Ava low mileage, black w/ gray int. new tires, HOURTOWING i 334-792-8664 Florida Bar No. 031015
p 1n85 4 96t Garage kept looks like new 334-797-5151 Johnston Hinesley Flowers
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roof, dial-in door, cooled ___________________3/2,1600 SF, large fenced and'heatedseats, navigation, newtires, new yard. $900. 334-596-0461 battery. Only 70000 miles. Is in immaculate Got a Clunker :
Lease/Option To Buy 3/2 hardwood floors, condition. $14,500. Call 334-693-2603
CH&A 2940 Dogwood St. close to Riverside Mercury 2003 Grand Marquis G/S 60K miles, We bu r Jnker
school. $875;m I 850-718-6541 loaded, light blue.in color, exc condo. like new and Farm Equip. ata :
Michelin tires. $6250. OBO 334-618-7682 fair and honest price'
MOIL : HOME F REN T Call before 9pm $250t Complete Cars
Nissan 2009 Altima. Good family car, great gas I5 C Complee6Car
i- 2 & 1=r oieHoe ?otnae, mileage, fully loaded, pwr windows, cruise, AT, CALL 334-7146285
$S0tanup. 20,'qrbage, sewer included.- AM-M, CD. $250 down, $250 per month. Call
Ittp//www.caroscountryrwing.com. Steve Hatcher 334-791-8243.
Nissan Altima 2013, low miles, Must Sell!! $200 ILL YO
2 & 3BR Mobile Homes in Cottondale. down, $279 per month. Call Ron Ellis 334-714- -.
NO PETS CH&A $325- $5OO/Month. 0028. V TRarHlss'f
Please call 850-258-1594 or Pontiac 1999 Bonneville: cold AC, warm heat, ions 6f dollars ondi pa u
850-638-8570 Leave Message' dependable, nice car, 151k miles, $2,995. 1 1',' .y. IcI
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3/2 located in Sneads $375. Mo. Suzuki 2006 Forenza: White, 4-door sedan. &reputabt% & we cang/v you a fai pice
I F 850-573-0308 4= .114,000 miles. New AC. Almost new tires. o
wrecks. Body In good condition, only a couple for
Small Quiet Family Oriented Park 1, 2& 3BR of dings. $3,200 obo. 334-790-0379
MH's for Rent Includes water, garbage, Toyota 2011 Camry SE, Prices Are Out of Sight!
lawn car, No Pets 850-59,'63 Roof, wheels, pwr seat, pwr windows, AT, 4I
AM/FM/CD, Great gas mileage. $300 down,
$300 per month. Call Steve Hatcher 334-7918243. A ~ _.


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