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Elks denied alcohol sales distance waiver
Unchanged county code leaves 2,500-foot buffer in place
BY ANGIE COOK is Deliverance Baptist Church, which falls
email@example.com within that buffer zone.
Also standing in their way were several
MARIANNA A group asking for a vocal opponents from the local religious
waiver from the distance requirements of community.
county rules prohibiting certain alcohol Dr. Fred Fitzgerald, pastor of Green-
sales was met with silence Tuesday night, wood Baptist Church, addressed county
when motions to amend the rule one commissioners during Tuesday's public
in their favor, one not both died. hearing on the matter.
The Marianna Elks Club had sought to "I appreciate (the Elks') problem with ,!
apply for a state liquor license to sell al- the old rules," he said, adding that "we
cohol to members that they could con- shouldn't be swayed by larger commu-
sume on site, a move that would help the nities," referring to the fact that county
club "do good work," as proponent Davis staff had researched similar regulations
Nicholson put it Tuesday night. in other areas of the state in considering ; "
"It's not a beer hall," Nicholson said of that code change.
the Elks lodge on U.S. 90. "It is an estab- When challenged about past alcohol ; .
lishment for members and their guests." consumption at the lodge, proponents KRISTIE CLOUD/FLORIDAl
Current county regulations stand in of the Elks said the Marianna group has Traffic on U.S. 90 passes Deliverance Baptist Church on Wednesday in Marianna. According
the Elks' way. Those rules ban the sale of operated under a state-issued Bottle Club to county regulations, the'proximity of the church to a nearby Elks lodge prevents the club
alcohol within 2,500 feet of a school or License. Those licenses, according to the from selling alcohol to members for on-site consumption. The Marianna Elks Club's request
church. And east of the Elks Lodge, in a for a waiver from the distance requirements of the rule was denied by county commissioners
building that used to be a doughnut shop, See ELKS, Page 5A Tuesday night.
Crime CHEPO2L R/C AVITORns
Police find *
Authorities say suspect
concealed drug in pants
From staff reports
A Marianna man is facing drug charges
after police found marijuana concealed
in his pants during a March 25 traffic
Bryn Martin Spivey, 24, is charged with
possession of drug paraphernalia and
possession of a controlled substance
with intent to sell within
1,000 feet of a church.
According to the Mari-
anna Police Department,
officers stopped a silver, ... .
two-door car at Chipola BRIAN NASH/SUBMITTEDPHOTO
Mart on Lafayette Street A radio-controlled quadcopter and GoPro camera capture an aerial view of the Marianna Model Air Park during a 2013 fly-in hosted by
Spivey because of an inoper- Chipola R/C Aviators. On April 5, the club will host its spring fly-in at the same location. Spectators are welcome to the free event.
able taillight. The driver Model planes
gave the officers consent to search the Event to feature radio-controlled
vehicle, to Isit ready for a
WhenSpivey, apassenger,gotoutofthe aircraft candy drop and more t e a -
vehicle, police patted him down and dis- R/C Aviators'
covered a large bag hidden in his pants. BY ANGIE COOK emy of Model Aeronau- airfield,
They had Spivey remove the bag, which acookbjcflorldanco m tics will feature a variety of Wednesday
contained 27.9 grams of marijuana, radio-controlled aircraft in Marianna.
Spivey told officers, "The weed and The Chipola RIC Aviators buzzing through the skies. Membersof
anything on the passenger side is mine." Club. invites the public for Scale-model airplanes like the club fly a
Officers found a digital scale and bag- a day of family fun when the Chipmunk WWII Cana- b variety of radio-
gies commonly used in sale and distri- the club hosts its spring dian trainer plane, P51 WWII controlled
bution and a vaporizer used to ingest fly-in, Saturday, April 5, in fighter plane, Cessna 172, aircraft, even a
marijuana. Marianna. Piper Cub, Piper Pawnee dog house with
He Was placed in the Jackson County The open, no-fee fly-in Snoopy on top.
Correctional Facility to await his first ap- for members of the Acad- See AVIATORS, Page 5A KRISTIE CLOUD / FLORIDAN
pearance in court.
State overcomes GOP barriers to enroll uninsured
The Associated Press as a tale of what went right with The numbers are impressive to infrastructure created in the roll.in ACA-related health plans
President Barack Obama's health for a state where Republicans swing state by Democratic-affili- have used many of the same
MIAMI Florida's Republi- care overhaul. control the governor's mansion ated groups during the last three people who ran Obama's presi-
can leaders have fought the Af- More than 440,000 Florida resi- and both hotuses of the Legisla- presidential elections, along dential campaigns, giving them
fordable Care Act at every turn, dents had beenenrolledthrough ture. By comparison, Republi- with continued investment by five years ofdeeply-entrenched
banning navigators from county the federal marketplace through can-leaning Texas has enrolled the Obama administration and relationships in communities,
health departments, offering no the end of February, putting 295,000 through the federal nonprofit advocacy groups in data to'pinpoint the uninsured
state dollars to boost, outreach Florida on pace to exceed the site, even though its popula- the diverse state that will likely and veteran volunteers to track
efforts to 3.5 million uninsured federal government's initial pro- tion is about a third larger than be competitive in November's them down. The state narrowly
and leading the fight to repeal jections by the time enrollment Florida's. midterm election.
thelaw.Yet the state has emerged closes March 31. Florida's success is due partly Groups helping customers en- See INSURANCE, Page 5A
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JACKSON COUNTY Conm[unity Calendar
FL O RID A N TODAY Teen Challenge- Teens aged 13:18. Minute-To- Hayes. Vendors are welcome to a 12'x 12'space for
A Jackson County Public Library Spring Break Win-It Challenge. Compete against the clock with a $10 donation. To reserve a space, call Shirl Wil-
Publisher Valeria Roberts Teen Challenge Teens aged 13-18. Minute-To- fun, crazy, skill busting challenges modeled after liams at 526-6984, Leo Sims 594-6181'or Ira Clark
firstname.lastname@example.org Win-It Challenge. Compete against the clock with the popular TV show. Each day this week, the teen 209-3624. All proceeds will benefit the renovation
fun, crazy, skill busting challenges modeled after with the best score gets a $25 Walmart gift card. of the Old Union Grove High School and Student
Circulation Manager Dena Oberski the popular TV show. Each day this week, the teen There will also be a board game blitz. Test your skill Scholarships.
email@example.com with the best score gets a $25 Walmart gift card. and luck with great games. Today's special activity: ) Graceville Free Medical Clinic 10 a.m. at
There will also be a board game blitz. Test your skill Make a stocking cap for a boy or a girl. A recent Graceville Free Medical Clinic, 5470 College Ave.,
CONTACT US and luck with great games. Today's special activity: popular Hollywood movie shows daily at 3:30 p.m. Graceville. For patients who have no medical insur-
Make a duct tape wallet. A recent popular Hol- this week. Today's movie: Part 3 of the action ad- ance, Medicaid, and meet the federal poverty guide-
Telephone: 850-526-3614 lywood movie shows daily at 3:30 p.m. this week. venture movie series about the man who becomes a lines. There are physicians and nurses who give
FAX: 850-482-4478 Today's movie: Part 2 of the action adventure movie superhero when he builds himself a suit of iron. For professional health care services to our patients.
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org series about the man who becomes a superhero info 482-9631 Call 263-6912 or 272-0101 for information.
Street Address: when he builds himself a suit of iron. For more info, D Birding Walks 9 a.m. Florida Caverns State ) Nature Exhibit -10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Florida
4403 Constitution Lane call 482-9631. Park starting at the Blue Hole swimming area to Caverns in the museum. It will be interpreted by
4403 Constitution Lane St. Anne Thrift Store- 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. St. observe the birds of the park. Bring binoculars and volunteer Diane Blakeslee.
Marianna, FL 32448 Anne's Catholic Church, 3009 Fifth St., Marianna. picnic and enjoy the day with volunteers Elliott and n Smith-Kelly Post 100 American Legion Spring
Office Hours: Our new line of spring and summer attire is now in. Lesey Smith. Carnival 1-11 p.m. Old Fair Grounds next to Na-
Weekdays, 8 a.m:to 5 p.m. Come see the deals you can find. Call 482-3734. )) Hooks and.Needles 10 a.m. at the Jackson tional Guard Armory. Free admission. Food, games,
) Nature Exhibit -10 a.m:to 2p.m. at Florida County Public Library, Marianna Branch. New and rides and entertainment for all ages. $20 armbands
MISS YOUR PAPER? Caverns in the museum. It will be interpreted by experienced handcrafters welcome to create, share, allows unlimited riding or coupons for individual
volunteer Diane Blakeslee. learn or teach favorite projects. Call 482-9631. rides will be sold. All proceeds go to support your
Yu should receive your newspaper no later FreeTax Preparation and E-filing 9a.m. to 2 Nature Exhibit 1 a.m. to 2p.m. at Florida local American Legion Post and the veteran in the
than 6 a.m.If itesnotarrive,callCircula- p.m. Jackson County Agriculture Office, 2741 Penn Caverns in the museum. It will be interpreted by community.
tion between 6 a.m. and noon, Tuesdayto Ave., Marianna. Volunteertax counselors trained voluniteer Diane Blakeslee.
Friday, and 7 a.m. to 11a.m. on Sunday. The in basic income tax return preparation to answer n Nature Walks 2 p.m. Visitor Center at Florida SUNDAY, MARCH 30
Jackson County Floridan (USPS 271-840) questions, give tax assistance and counseling to low Caverns State Park led by Park Specialist Billy n Alcoholics Anonymous Open Meeting 4:30-
is published Tuesday through Friday and and middle income range families especially those Bailey. 5:30 p.m. in the AA room of First United Methodist
Sunday mornings.Periodical postage paid older than 60. Be sure to bring 2013 income docu- ) Ribbon Cutting 3 p.m. Graceville Free Medical Church, 2901 Caledonia St. in Marianna.
Sundayt Marinna, .eridal postag paid ments, photo identification and checkbook to verify Clinic, 5470 College Ave., Graceville.Smith-Kelly Post 100 American Legion Spring
at Marianna, FL. direct deposit/debit information. For more info, call ) M Smith-Kelly Post 100 American Legion Spring
Bob at 718-7919 or Sandra at 272-4182. ) Marianna Gathering Place Foundation for Carnival -1-9 p.m. Old Fair Grounds next to Na-
SUBSCRIPTION RATES Senior Singles --6 p.m. at a new location, Eastside tional Guard Armory. Free admission. Food, games,
SUBSCRIPTIOIN RATES Chipola Civic Club Meeting Noon at The Oaks Baptist.Church (in the rear), U.S. 90 West on the rides and entertainment for all ages. $20 armbands
Home delivery: $11.23 per month; $32.83 Restaurant, U.S. 90 in Marianna. The CCC's focus last Friday of every month. There will be speakers, allows unlimited riding or coupons for individual
for three months; $62.05 for six months; is the local community, "Community, Children & prizes, entertainment and lots of fun. Donations rides.will be sold. All proceeds go to support your
and $123.45for one year. All pricesinclude Character Call 526-3142. accepted and all proceeds go to help the needy. For local American Legion Post and the veterans in the
a ll es n Employability Workshop "Identifying Transfer- more info, call Lilia 526-4561. community.
applicable state and local taxes. Mail rable Skills"- 2:30 p.m. at Marianna Career Smith-Kelly Post 100 American Legion Spring ))Alcoholics Anonymous Closed Discussion
subscriptions must be paid in advance. Mail CenterWorkshop is facilitated by a certified motiva- Carnival 5-11 p.m. Old Fair Grounds next to Na- 6:30 p.m. in AA room of First United Methodist
subscriptions are: $46.12 for three months; tional career coach. Workshop is free of charge tional Guard Armory. Free admission. Food, games, Church, 2901 Caledonia St in Marianna. Attendance
$92.24 for six months; and $184.47 for one and open to the public. Visit Employ Florida.com to rides and entertainment for all ages. $20 armbands limited to persons with a desire to stop drinking.
year. register for this informative workshop. allows unlimited riding or coupons for individual
) Smith-Kelly Post 100 American Legion Spring rides will be sold. All proceeds go to support your MONDAY, MARCH 31
ADVERTISING Carnival 5-10 p.m. Old Fair Grounds next to Na- local American Legion Post and the veterans in the Mn Mi rCHno
tional Guard Armory. Free admission. Food, games, community. Woman's Club Spring Garden Workshop -10
The advertiser agrees that the publisher rides and entertainment for all ages. $20 armbands )) Chess Club 6-8 p.m. First United Methodist a.m. at Lowe's Garden Center. You may provide your
shall not be liable for damages arising allows unlimited riding or coupons for individual Church on Clinton St. in Marianna. Sponsored by own container or purchase one from Lowe's. Lowe's
out of errors and advertisements beyond rides will be sold. All proceeds go to support your Marianna Optimist Club for students for students 8- pr es the soil and offers plant at a discounted
local American Legion Post and the veterans in the 18 years of age in Jackson County. All students and price. No charge for workshop but will be helpful
the amount paid forthe space actually community. their arents are welcome. Players of all skill levels in planning if you will call if you are planning on
occupied by that portion of the advertise- )) Grief Support Group 5:50-7 p.m. Covenant including beginners are welcome. Call 693-0473. attending. Call Jane Powell at 569-2227 or Chris
ments in which the error occurred, whether Hospice, 4215 Kelson Ave, Suite E. Marianna. A Celebrate Recovery -7 p.m. at Evangel Worship
such error is due to the negligence of the workshop for those who have suffered the loss of a Center, 2645 Pebble Hill Road in Marianna. Adult ) Nature Exhibit -10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Florida
publisher's employees orotherwise, and loved one or would like to learn how to help those and teen meetings to "overcome hurts, habits and Caverns in the museum. It will be interpreted by
there shall be not liability for non-inser- that are grieving. Free and open to public. Registra- hang-ups." Dinner: 6 p.m. Child care available. Call volunteer Diane Blakeslee.
t o r t th tion is required. To register call Riley Henderson at 209-7856, 573-1131. n Parkinson's Support Group Meeting Noon
tion ofany advertisement beyond the 482-8520 or 888-817-2191. A o in the ground-floor classroom of Jackson Hospital.
amount paid for such advertisement.This )):Alcoholics Anonymous Closed discussion, p.m. in the AA room of First United Methodist Lunch provided. Those diagnosed with Parkinson's
newspaper will not knowingly accept or 8-9 p.m., First United Methodist Church, 2901 Cale- Church 2901 Caledonia St. in Marianna and their caregivers are invited. No cost to partici-
publish illegal material of any kind. Advertis- donia St., Marianna, in the AA room. Attendance pate. Call 718-2661.
ing which expresses preference based on limited to persons with a desire to stop drinking; SATURDAY, MARCH 29 Jackson County Quilters Guild Meeting
legally protected personal characteristics is papers will not be signed. AT ,MAC2- 5:30-7:30 p.m. at Jackson County Extension
not acepa Union Grove Old School Fundraiser -9 a.m. to Service, Penn Ave., Marianna. Business meet-
not acceptable. FRIDAY, MARCH 28 2 p.m. at 4517 Basswood Road, Greenwood. Fish or ings are fourth Mondays; other Mondays are for
chicken sandwich for $5 donation. Entertainment projects, lessons and help. All quilters welcome. Call
HOWTO GET YOUR n Jackson County Public Library Spring Break by DJ Melvin Myrick,theGospel Trinity and George 573-5434.
NEWS PUBLIUSHED The submission deadline for this calendar is two days before publication. Submit to: Community Calendar, Jackson County Floridan, P. 0. Box 520, Marianna, FL 32447,
The Jackson County Floridan will publish email email@example.com, fax 850-482-4478 or bring items to 4403 Constitution Lane in Marianna.
news of general interest free of charge.
Submit your news or Community Calendar Police Roundup
events via e-mail, fax, mail, or hand delivery.
Fees may apply for wedding, engagement, Marianna Office and county fire/rescue ex partee, one civil dispute, in illegal drugs four grams but
anniversary and birth announcements. PoliCe rtIGmellt reported the following inci- two trespassing complaints, less than 14 grams, obtaining
Forms are available at the Floridan offices. dents for March one follow-up investigation, controlled substance by fraud.
Photographsmustbeofgd t The Marianna Police Depart- -' 25, the latest 20 property/building chiecks, a Samuel McNealy, 19, 931
Photographs must be of good quality and ment listed the following inci- available report: three class to assist motorist/ Magnolia Ave., Panama City,
suitable for print.The Floridan reserves the dents for March 25, the latest i&l Three aban- pedestrians, one call to assist violation of conditional release.
rightto edit all submissions, available report: One aban- M El1 doned vehicles other agency, three child abuse a Bryan Spivey, 24,4836 Tall
GETTING IT RIGHT doned vehicle reported, one reported, one complaints, one public service Pine Drive, Marianna, posses-
reckless driver reported, one reckless driver reported, two call, one criminal registration, sion of controlled substance
The Jackson County Floridan's policy information call, two burglar suspicious vehicles reported, one welfare check and one with intent to sell within 1,000
is to correct mistakes promptly.To alarms, one fire alarm, 12 traffic two suspicious incidents transport, of worship center, possession of
report an error, please call 526-3614 stops, one follow-up investiga, reported, three suspicious marijuana more than 20 grams,
Monday-Friday. tion, one noise disturbance persons reported, two clothing JaCkSOH County possession of paraphernalia.
complaint, one animal corn- escorts, one violent mentally coIrrectional Facility Cody Walker, 28, 7787 Shady
plaint, three property/building ill complaint, one physical dis- iIy Grove Road, Grand Ridge, fail-
., t?:,i> l ~ checks, one public service calls, turbance complaint, two verbal The following persons were ure to appear.
one patrol request, one threats/ disturbance complaints, one booked into the county jail dur-
| H dharassment calls and three hitchhiker/pedestrian reported, ing the latest period: Jail Population: 177
|ei, home security checks, two prowlers reported, one a Jeffery Jackson, 38, 1828
,'. woodland fire reported, 12 McCoy Lane, Marianna, domes- To report a crime, call CrimeStoppers
B -^ JackSOn COUnHty medical calls, one traffic crash, tic battery, violation of state at 526-5000 or a local law enforcement
SSheriff's Office three burglar alarms, two fire probation, agency.
alarms, five traffic stops, three Krystal Cloud, 35, 6064 Ray- To report a wildlife violation, call 1-888-
.JCFLOREIDAN.COIVI The Jackson County Sheriff's larceny, three serving papers/ mar Lane, Marianna, trafficking 404-FWCC(3922).
JACKSON COUNTY FLORIDAN www.jcfloridan.com LOCAL THURSDAY, MARCH 27,2014 3At-
Special to the Floridan is $20, which includes a
T-shirt. If you register on
On Saturday, April 26, April 4 or after, the cost
EM. Golson Elemen- is $25. There will med-
tary School's PTO will als for the overall fastest
be sponsoring a 5K female and male, fastest
Run/Walk in conjunction female and male in each.
with the Florida Cavern's age group and fastest
Earth Day being held at walker. There will be
the Florida Caverns State special prizes for the best
-Park. The park will open dressed tied to the 5K
across .......at 7:30 a.m. and 5K will theme. Breakfast will be
g SUBMITTED PHOTOS begin at 8:30 a.m. There provided to the Jackson
Robotics competition winners (above), robotics competition log book winners (below) and robotics competition sportsmanship will be a free one-mile County school who has
and most unique design winners (bottom) are shown. Kids Fun Run that begins the most staff members
c ,o .a coud -- at 9:30 a.m. If you prereg- registered. For more
ister before April 4, the information, call Golson
cost of the 5K Run/Walk Elementary 482-9607.
Woman's Club at 7 a.m. and the sale will
Yard and Bake Sale run until 1 p.m. The bake
r tsale will feature delicious
... A bcoming on April 5 cakes, cookies and other
The Marianna Woman's homemade goodies. The
Club will be having a Woman's Club's historic
huge yard sale on Satur- club house is located on
day, April 5. There are two the corner of Clinton and
storage rooms crammed Caledonia streets. For
full of treasures for those information, call Chris
who come out to shop. Sharkey 209-9325.
The doors open promptly Special to the Floridan
bby Sue North is the daughter of
tephanie Rhodes of Grand Ridge.
Robotics competition held
Special to the Floridan with Vernon's Team Kloutz placing 'Anyone that thinks the youth of
second and Insane in the Membrane today don't have the tools to excel C
Fifteen teams of students from taking third. in the future needs to come to this
across five counties competed us- Team Kolutz also took home the contest next year and watch these Emil you te Kids
ing student-designed and built ro- prize for Most Unique Design and students because they are amazing,"
bots in the seventh annual robotics the Sportsmanship award. he added.
contest sponsored by CareerSource The contest was started by Career- Byron Ward, chair of Opportunity
Chipola and Opportunity Florida. Source Chipola to give area educa- Florida, said he was impressed by em
The contest challenged students to tors an extra tool to use as they help the level of technical skill on display. Carat The FIVE C's
create robots that could race down youth learn how to think critically, "These students have obtained the oco~or
an obstacle course in the fastest time ,solve problems and work as a team. fundamental elements that it will Clarity
as well as create log books designed Richard Williams, executive direc- take to be successful in whatever life osu Cut
to document the design and build of tor of CareerSource Chipola, said the brings their way. Simply put, they are an CONFIDENCE
their robots. contest is a fun way for students to winners," Ward said.
Team Titanium from Altha High expand their classroom knowledge. CareerSource Chipola provides Marianna's Most
School set a course record in the fi- "Each year we are amazed by the oversight and implementation of Trusted Jeweler
nals to defeat Team Ain't Care, also creative designs the students devel- workforce development programs in Lwant
from Altha, by eight seconds. Gear- op and the way they bring those de- Calhoun, Holmes, Jackson, Libertys u h fEst. 1971 -
heads from Marianna High School signs to life," Williams said. "These andWashington counties. The board n paatson
came in third and Insane in the students are getting hands on expe- also workswithlocal educational in- d osdc nL
Membrane .from Holmes County rience in science, technology, engi- stitutions, economic development Tisr e eA Mom-oGSTS
High School came in fourth. neering and math in a way that al- organizations and local employers to 850.482.4037
Bethlehem's Team Wildcat won lows them to do more than just read promote the goal of having a highly watsonjewelers.com
the Log Book portion of the contest about it in a book. skilled and competitive workforce.
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SHERIFF ADDRESSES OPTIMISTS Future of Supreme Court
sparks legislative battle
The Associated Press the '50s then-Gov. Charley Johns was al-
lowed to appoint a judge just hours be-
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. The future of fore he left office.
the Florida Supreme Court is sparking a The proposed amendment would al-
legislative battle over whether the state's low the outgoing governor to seek nomi-
next governor or the governor after nations and make appointments to fill a
that will have a say in who will be on future vacancy on the court.
S the court. "The stakes are sufficiently high if we
Senate Republicans are backing a pro- don't clarify it now," Lee said. "I don't
posed constitutional amendment that want this to be something I just whistle
S / would make it clear that whoever wins past the graveyard on."
( *the election this fall will get to pick three But the move by Senate Republicans
justices who are scheduled to retire in is being questioned by Democrats who
the next few years. wonder why legislators need to deal with
Sen. Tom Lee, R-Brandon and sponsor the issue this year.
SI'... of the amendment insists he is trying to Sen. Jeff Clemens, D-Lake Worth, ques-
fix a looming constitutional crisis, but tioned why the appointments couldn't
his efforts are drawing suspicions from be left to whoever is elected governor in
SUBMITTED PHOTO Three of the seven justices now on the "If we are going to make this decision,
Jackson County Sheriff Lou Roberts (center) was welcomed as the guest speaker at a recent high court will be required to retire the one way or the other, why do you believe
meeting of the Marianna Optimist Club. Roberts spoke to the gathering of men about the same day in 2019 when a new governor the best decision is to hand over the keys
proposed legislation aimed at legalizing marijuana for medical purposes. Roberts said he, along is sworn in. They will be required to step to the lame-duck governor in this par-
with the Florida Sheriff's Association, is opposed to the measure for a number of reasons, down because they will have reached the ticular case as opposed to someone who
including the fact there are many drug products on the market now for pain relief and that mandatory retirement age of 70 during had just been elected?" Clemens asked.
during his many years in law enforcement, he has encountered many individuals with a drug their current six-year terms. Lee disputed the idea of a "lame-duck"
addiction that began with the use of marijuana. Roberts is seen here with Jack Hollis (left) and Those three justices Barbara Parien- governor and pointed out that the law
club Vice President Arthur "AJ" Johnson.
te, Fred Lewis and Peggy Quince are grants the governor full power to the last
part of an ongoing majority that. has day in office.
ruled against Rick Scott and the GOP- The Senate on Wednesday gave tenta-
i ol controlled Legislature in a line of high- tive approval to the amendment (SJR
Sti.ckZZ 1 ets -o n s.a e profile cases including a recent decision 1188) and could vote on it as soon as next
to'let. a medical marijuana amendment week. It would require a yes vote from
Special to the Floridian go on this year's ballot, three-fifths of both the House and Sen-
Scott is seeking a second term this year ate in order to make it to the 2014 ballot.
Tickets are now on sale but if he is re-elected term limits would There is no House companion to Lee's
for Jazzmatazz 2014 to force him to leave office after eight bill at this time, but House Speaker Will
be presented by Chipola years. Weatherford isn't ruling out considering
College's award-winning Lee maintains that there could be a le- the proposal. Weatherford in a statement
show choir, April 10-11, gal battle between the outgoing and in- called Lee's proposal "compelling" and
at 7 p.m. nightly in the coming governor over who actually gets that the House would review it once the
Center for the Arts. to pick the successor. Back in 1996 Law- Senate passes it.
This year's Jazzmatazz, ton Chilesand Jeb Bush avoided a similar The amendment would then need to
entitled "Past, Present and dispute when they agreed to make a joint be approved by 60 percent of voters to
Future," will feature high- appointment to the Supreme Court. In take effect.
energy song and dance
favorites performed by the State Briefs
group under the direction
of Angie White and Dr. Scott meets with students assistant Alisha Rupp would get paid for
Josh Martin, with choreog- time she didn't work.
raphy by Brittney Holmes. in Tampa, talks tuition
Tickets are $10 and are TAMPA- Gov. Rick Scott met with Man arrested in Fla.
available from Show Choir five high school students and their par- in connection to Iowa death
members, in the Cen- ents to discuss the rising cost of college
ter for Arts box office or SUBMITTED PHOTO tuition. ORANGE'PARK, Fla. A man in
online at www.chipola.edu Chipola College's show choir Jazzmatazz is pictured. The students from Thomas Jefferson Florida has been arrested in connec-
S- High School told Scott on Wednesday tion to the death of an Iowa man whose
that it will be difficult for them to afford remains were discovered in 2012.
tl. college without going into debt, unless The Sac City Police Department says
S*1 they happen to win scholarships. 54-year-old John Green was arrested
N ew LL e to d eb u t A t Scott says he wants to keep college tu- Tuesday in northern Florida in connec-
ition at Florida's public schools low. He tion to the death of Mark Koster, of Sac
criticized his predecessor, Gov. Charlie City. He is awaiting extradition back to
BUSch Ga e S On M a Crist, for signing into law an automatic Iowa.
S15 percent annual tuition increase and Green is charged with felony first-
urged the students and their parents to degree murder. A judge on Wednesday
The Associated Press call their legislators to repeal the law. ordered he be held without bond. Court
Crist, a Democrat, is running against records do not list an attorney.
TAMPA, Fla. Thrill ride Scott for governor. Police say their investigation led to
developers at Busch Gar- Democrats Wednesday criticized the Green, who briefly lived with Koster in
dens acknowledge that the Republican governor's visit, calling it a 2009. Koster was reported missing in
park's newest attraction campaign event at taxpayer expense. 2010, though his family says they last
might not be everyone's, saw him in 2009. He was declared dead
idea of a good time. Charge against judge dropped; in 2011, and his skeletal remains were
Falcon's Fury opens on he will retire found buried in the basement of his
May l. Riders will be seat- she i i home in 2012.
ed upright and whisked to BARTOW A central Florida judge
the top of a 335-foot tower, accused of approving false time sheets Bill would make lobbying efforts
then the seat will pivot has given up her position in exchange o transpar
90 degrees so the guest is for prosecutors dropping a criminal more pa
looking straight down. charge against her. TALIAHASSEE -The Florida Senate
That's when the ride Circuit Judge Beth Harlan sent a let- has approved an ethics bill that would
plunges in a six-second ter to Gov. Rick Scott on Wednesday require lobbyists representing special
free fall. announcing her retirement. Prosecu- districts to register and decldre their
Jeff Hornick, director of tors then filed a court document in her interests.
design and engineering at criminal case saying the charge was Under the measure (SB 846) passed
Busch Gardens, said riders dropped. Prosecutors had charged her unanimously Wednesday, anyone
will reach speeds of up to with aiding or abetting grand theft, a lobbying on behalf of the state's 1,000
60 miles per hour on the third-degree felony. special districts would be required to
plunge. Harlan was arrested last year following follow state lobbying disclosure laws.
"It's a different kind of an investigation by the State Attorney's The districts have the power to levy
thrill ride than a roller Office. They say the 55-year-old judge taxes and manage property.
coaster," said Hornick. "It's approved time sheets so former judicial From wire reports
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Obituary Charlotte mayor accused of taking bribes
4278 Lafayette Street The Associated Press prison and more than $1 million
Marianna, F1 32446 in fines.
850.482.2332 CHARLOTTE Charlotte May- Cannon, a longtime radio show
www.jamesandsikes or Patrick Cannon, who has been host and the founder of E-Z park-
funeralhomes.com in office less than six months, re- ing, a parking management com-
signed Wednesday, just hours af- pany, was elected mayor in No-
Madie Rabion ter he was arrested and accused of vember, replacing Anthony Foxx,
Smith taking more than $48,000 in bribes who was named Transportation
Smitl from undercover FBI agents pos- Secretary by Obama.
al s wille ing as businessmen who wanted According to the complaint, FBI
at uneral services al to do work with North Carolina's agents posing as commercial real
March 27, 2014 Tt Emma- largest city. estate developers paid Cannon on
nuel Holiness Church. Cannon submitted his resigna- five separate occasions between
Interment will follow in tion letter to city manager Ron January 2013 and February 2014.
the church cemetery. Carlee and city attorney Bob Cannon accepted cash in ex-
Hagemann, Charlotte spokes- change for access to city officials
lorsman Keith Richardson said in an responsible for planning, zoning
email. The 47-year-old Cannon is and permitting.
charged with bribery and public On the last occasion, Cannon
Artistic Designs Unimited Inc. corruption. accepted $20,000 in cash in the
Your Local Florist and Gifts The Democrat took cash, airline mayor's office, the complaint
2911 Jefferson St. Marianna tickets, a hotel room and the use said.
850-372-4456 of a luxury apartment as bribes U.S. attorney's office spokes-
Michael's Toggery and solicited more than $1 mil- woman Lia Bantavani said the
Funeral Appropriate Attire lion more, according to a criminal investigation was ongoing. She
2878 Jefferson St. Marianna complaint from the U.S. Attor- declined further comment.
850-482-8647 ney's office. The investigation began in Au-
Cannon said in his resignation THEASSOCIATEDPRESSFILE gust 2010 after a tip from a lbcal
letter that the pending charges In this October 2013 photo, then-candidate for Charlotte mayor Patrick undercover officer about public
"will create too much of a distrac- Cannon speaks to students at Queens University in Charlotte. Cannon, now corruption. At the time, Cannon
tion" for the business of the city to mayor of Charlotte, was arrested Wednesday, on public corruption charges. still held an at-large seat on the
go forward. He said it was effec- Charlotte City Council. He was
From Page lA tive immediately. tion, but I believe that it is in the close relationship with Republi- first elected to the council in 1993
"It is my hope that by my tak- best interest of the city for me to can Gov. Pat McCrory and a trip at age 26, becoming the young-
Department of Business ing this action, the members of do so."' to the White House to meet with est council member in the city's
and Professional Regula- our city Council and the staff of Telephone messages left for President Barack Obama and history.
tion, are issued to commer- the City will continue to move the Cannon were not immediately other administration officials, ac- When he was 5, his father was
cial establishments where city forward," he wrote. "The city returned. We had an initial court cording to the complaint, found dead of a gunshot wound
patrons consume alcohol is fortunate to have officials and appearance Wednesday and was At one point, an undercover outside a vacant school. He was
that is brought to but staff who are competent, loyal released on $25,000 unsecured agent said to Cannon: "You're op- raised by his mother; Carmen,
riot sold at the site. and committed to advancing the bond. erating at quite a level Patrick." who worked on a truck assem-
Earlier this month, the interests of all of our people. I sWhile working with the under- If convicted on all the charges,. bly line. They lived in. housing
board of county com- regret that I have to take this ac- cover agents, Cannon touted his Cannon faces up to 50 years in projects.
missioners set the public
hearing and asked county
attorney Frank Baker to borhood team leader for Obama's
draft a proposed amend- ISisurance campaign in Jacksonville, man-
ment. The document Baker ning three phone banks a night. J'
brought before the board From Page lA By 2012, he was a paid organizer
Tuesday night contained, for the campaign, overseeing,
blanks to be filled out with went for Obama in 2012. neighborhood leaders and vol-
the distance limits decided The successes and failures of tinteers as they canvassed apart-
on by county commission- the Affordable Care Act also carry ment buildings, staffed tables
ers. When the meeting was more political weight in a battle- at community events and made
adjourned, those blanks ground state such as Florida nightly cold calls.
would remain just that where the new law will fuel elec- Penna is using those same strat-
- blank tion campaigns for both Republi- egies in his role now as field di-
Dr. Willie Spires, county cans and Democrats, said Demo- rector for Enroll America oversee-
commissioner for District cratic strategist ScrevenWatson. ing Jacksonville, Tallahassee and
1, made a motion to adopt "(The Republicans) are going to Gainesville.
the amendment with use Obamacare as a hammer over "It helped me build those re- I $/
1,000 feet being the new the Democratic candidates in lationships with volunteers and S
cut-off distance, a move November," he said, adding that keep them constantly motivat- THEASSOCIATEDPRESSFILE
that would have freed the if Florida's enrollment numbers ed," said Penna, who estimates In this March 15 photo, Alliestean Reese (left) works with Cecila Edwards on
Elks to apply for their li- were dismal, it could have big im- about half the volunteers have he r Affordable Care Act application at a Miami Health Fair Despite Florida
quor license. That motion plications in 2016. campaign experience. "It's a lon- Republicans efforts to fight the Affrdable Care Actat every turn, more than
died when no second was "When you're talking presiden- ger-term goal because it's a longer through the end of February.
offered by Spires' fellow tial elections, if you have Florida term process ... they want to know
commissioners. you win," he said. what the effect oftheir work really whom have years of experience improve efficiency," said Leah
Next, a motion was made Florida's Republican lead- is." enrolling people in Medicaid and Barber-Heinz, executive director
by District 5 Commis- ers chose not to spend any state Elsewhere, enrollment results a program that provides health of Florida CHAIN.
sioner Kenneth Stephens, money marketing the new health have been mixed in other states insurance to children from low- While Texas leaders say they
one that would not have plans to millions of uninsured, so that were closely contested in the income families, struggled to navigate bureaucrat-
directly helped the Elks the work was supported by $20.5 2012 presidential election and "They have the relationships. ic red tape to move funds or make
in their endeavor, though million in federal grants plus now rely on the federal exchange. They're already trusted as cred- quick, critical decisions to tailor
new waiver language in manpower from the nonprofit or- North Carolina has already beaten ible sources of information about outreach efforts, Florida's main
the amendment may have ganization Enroll America. the initial federal projections for health coverage," said Jodi Ray, contractors knew they needed to
given them a route to suc- Florida residents have also been enrollment by the end of March, who oversees the USF program. be flexible if they were going to
cess. Stephens' distance reached by federally funded TV, while Virginia and Wisconsin ap- "That makes a big difference." meet the high demand and target
requirement remained radio and digital ads. About $52 pear on track to meet the pro- Instead of creating new pro- it to various demographics.
2,500 feet, but would have million has been spent in the last jection. Ohio is falling short of grams, USF expanded its staff to If that meant finding a way to
gone on to include resi- three month on the ads in Florida projections. help with marketplace enroll- hire new navigators instead of
dences to the prohibitive and the other 28 states relying on Enroll America is active in 11 ment, relying on 10 subcontrac- -having the same people travel-
buffer zone, meaning al- the federal marketplace, said Ju- states including Texas, Arizona tors, all with a track record of ling long distances for enrollment
cohol sales would then be lie Bataille, spokeswoman for the and Georgia. But the group has doing health care outreach, in- events, then USF found a way to
banned within 2,500 feet of Centers for Medicare and Med- claimed a stronghold in Florida, cluding Florida CHAIN, one of make it work.
a church, school or home. icaid Services. The agency has with 40 staff and nearly 5,000 vol- the state's largest health advocacy Coalitions in other states are
Again, with no second, the repeatedly declined to provide a unteers compared to 38 staff and groups. often local or regional, said
motion died. state-by-state breakdown of how about 3,000 volunteers in Texas. "This required constant evalu- Anne Filipic, president of Enroll
With two dead motions taxpayer dollars are being spent Florida's largest navigator grant, ation of whether the strategies America.
on the proposed amend- on ads. $4.2 million, went to the Univer- were effective and successful and "In Florida, it's statewide and
ment, current county regu- EnrollAmerica's Tony Penna be- sity of South Florida, which hired adjustments were made in order they've been doing it for years,"
lations remain in effect. gan in 2008 as a volunteer neigh- about 100 navigators, many of to fully maximize resources and she added.
A *tors to pay for insurance, mainte- IF Y OU to all AMA members, like those ing lessons, contact club presi-
nance of the air park field, which IFYO from Chipley, Panama City Tal- dent Francis Kellison at 209-8219
the club leases from the city of Chipola R/C Aviators Spring' lahassee and Dothan, Ala., who or fanciskellison@embarqmail
From Page lA Marianna, and paying debt in- Fly-In Kellison says have made use of com.
curred from facility improve- When: 9 a~m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, the open flying space.
and more are expected to fly. For ments made in recent years. April 5. .' Members of the Chipola RIC
those familiar with the group, Francis Kellison, club presi- Where: Model Air Par, near Aviators occasionally travel to
rest assured that Snoopy's flying dent and instructor, says the 4900 Healthy Way Marianna. places like DeFuniak Springs Fo10W US on
doghouse will return. Chipola R/C Aviators organiza-, ,ost:Free admission ($2 park- and Havana, performing dem-
A nearby spectators' area will tion, relies on events like the n gdonation appreeated, not onstrations at out-of-town TWittr
give everyone a great view of the April 5 fly-in to not only keep required). events, but Kellison says the
actioh and one of the planes, an up with club expenses, but also Rcommendd Chairs oria hometown crowd can look for-
R/C Telemaster, will periodically expose newcomers to a hobby blanket, sun protection, cashfor ward to the group's participation
fly sweet treats to the crowd, as that, for some, can be an expen- .o.cess ons........ in the Armed Services Day fly-in
its drop box lets loose candy car- sive to take up. planned for May 17 at the Man-
go attached to parachutes that Kellison estimates that base- talk to experienced hobbyists anna Municipal Airport.
gently lower it to the ground. line equipment costs of around who can~answer questions about On April 5, those headed to the
Aficionados of model plane $400 would allow someone to RC flying. Anyone whose interest spring fly-in can get there from
aviation, from the experienced join the world of radio-con- is piqued by seeing the planes in downtown Marianma by taking
to the curious, are welcome to trolled flying. And membership action can make arrangements Caverns Road to the Airport In-
the spring fly-in at the Marianna in the Chipola R/C Aviators (an- with the club to get a free flying dustrial Park entrance, turning
Model Air Park. Event admission nual dues are $50) means access lesson (plane provided) at a later left onto Russell Road and tak-
is free and the $2 parking dona- to around 30 other like-minded date. ing the first left onto Healthy
tion (not required), as Well as individuals from the local area ChipolaR/CAviatorswaschar- Way, where the Jackson County
proceeds from the sale of con- who have extensive insight and tered in 1995, when it joined the Health Department is located.
cessions hot dogs and chili know-how tQ offer the newcom- Academy of Model Aeronautics, Then look for signs directing you
dogs ($3), chips and water (50 er and camaraderie for all. a national organization that to the nearby field gate. tw r.COfl/
cents) and sodas ($1) -willben- If the start-up costs are a con- offers benefits like insurance, More information about the
efit the host club. cern, the spring fly-in gives the education, networking opportu- Chipola R/C Aviators is available jCfloidannews
The spring fly-in will raise public a chance to see what nities and more. Use of the Mari- online at ChipolaRCAviators.
money for the Chipola R/C Avia- types of planes are in use and anna Air Park flying field is open com. For details on free R/C fly-
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Technology Washington Mudslide
The Associated Press niques to calm the patient
while waiting for help.
CHICAGO A smart- "We've been told that
phone app for recovering makes a big difference,"
alcoholics that includes a said David Gustafson, the
panic button and sounds lead author and director of -
an alert when they get too the Center for Health En- A d c
close to taverns helped hancement Systems Stud- S ,
keep some on the wagon, ies at the University ofWis-
researchers who devel- consin in Madison. He's
oped the tool found. among developers of the-
The sober app studied app, nicknamed A-CHESS
joins a host of others that after the center. Gustafson
serve as electronic shoul- said it is being commer- si a
der angels, featuring a cially developed and is not m m
variety of options for try- yet available.
ing to prevent alcohol- Differencesinabstinence o,-- -- n
ics and drug addicts from from drinking between the
THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
relapsing. two groups didn't show A worker uses a chain saw at the scene of a deadly mudslide that covers the road Wednesday, in Oso, Wash. Sixteen bodies
Adults released from in- up until late in the study, have been recovered, but authorities believe at least 24 people were killed.
patient alcoholism treat- At eight months, 78 per-
cnneto awok o twohos m r Grim reality S: ome victimse ma wo be found
ment centers who got free cent of the smartphone W hin t h ot
sober smartphonesreport- users reported no drink- 1h t1 so1ma o C is a inld fllVnUvno t tbe found
ed fewer drinking days and ing within the previous 30
more overall abstinence days, versus 67 percent of The Associated Press ral disaster. Do they issue main unaccounted for, area in hopes that search-
than those who got the the other patients. At 12 death certificates?" although that number is ers would find her brother,
usual follow-up support. months, those numbers DARRINGTON, Wash. Search crews using expected to go down. his wife, her 20-year-old
The results were based increased slightly in the Becky Bach watches and dogs, bulldozers and their Trying to recover every great niece and the young
on patients' self-reporting smartphone group and waits, hoping that search bare hands kept slogging corpse would be impracti- girl's fiance.
on whether they resumed decreased slightly in the crews find her brother and through the mess of bro- cal and dangerous. The knowledge that
drinking, a potential limi- others. three other relatives who ken wood and mud again The debris field is about some victims could be
tation. Still, addiction ex- Smartphone patients are missing in Washington Wednesday, looking for a square mile and 30 to 40 abandoned to the earth is
perts say the immediacy also had fewer "risky" state's deadly mudslide. more bodies or anyone feet deep in places, with difficult to accept.
of smartphone-based help drinking days per month Doug Massingale waits who might still be alive a moon-like surface that "Realistically ...I honest-
could make them a useful than the others. The study too, for word about his 4- nearly five days after a includes quicksand-like ly don't think they're going
tool in fighting relapse. average was almost 1/2 month-old granddaugh- wall of fast-moving earth muck, rain-slickened mud to find them alive," Bach
Mark Widtala, 32, took days for the smartphone ter. Searchers were able destroyed a small rural and ice. The terrain is dif- said, crying. "But as a fam-
part in the study and says group versus almost three to identify carpet from the community. But authori- ficult to navigate on foot ily, we're trying to figure
the app helped save his days for the others. Risky infant's bedroom, but a ties have acknowledged and makes it treacherous out what to do if they find
life. He said the most help- drinking was defined as logjam stood in the way of they might have to leave or impossible to bring in no bodies."
ful feature allowed him to having more than four a more thorough effort to some victims buried. heavy equipment. Bach spoke via phone
connect to a network of drinks over two hours for find little Sanoah Huestis, Wednesday afternoon To make matters.worse, about a wedding the fam-
peers who'd gone through men and more than three known as "Snowy." Washington State Patrol the pile is laced with other ily had planned for sum-
the same recovery pro- drinks for women. One With little hope to cling spokesman Bob Calkins hazards that include fallen mer at the ruralhome that
gram. The app made them drink was a 12-ounce bot- to, family members of the said additional remains trees, propane and sep- was destroyed. And how,
immediately accessible tie of beer, 5-ounce glass of missing are beginning to were found, but authori- tic tanks, twisted vehicles she wondered, do you
for an encouraging text or wine, or 1.5-ounce shot of confront a grim reality: ties would wait to release and countless shards of plan a funeral without a
phone call when he need- liquor. Their loved ones might more specific information shattered homes. body? "We'll probably just
ed an emotional boost. The results for smart- never be found, remaining Wednesday evening. "We have to get on with have a memorial, and if
"It's an absolutely amaz- phone users were com- entombed forever inside a Previously, authorities our lives at some point," they find the bodies even-
ing tool," said Wiitala, of parable to what has been mountain of mud that is saidtheybelievedtheyhad said Bach, who has spent tually, then we'll deal with
Middlesex County, Mass. seen with standard follow- believed to have claimed found 24 bodies from the the past several days in the that then."
He said he's continued up counseling or anti-ad- more than 20 lives slide that swept through
to use it even though the diction medication, said "It just generates so a rural area north of Se-
study ended. Daniel Falk a scientist-ad- many questions if they attle on Saturday, though
The study was published ministrator at the National don't find them," Bach not all had been removed
onlineWednesdayinJAMA Institute on Alcohol Abuse said. "I've never known from the area.
Psychiatry. and Alcoholism, which anybody to die in a natu- Dozens of people re-
It involved 271 adults helped pay for the study.
followed for a year after in- He noted that alcohol
patient treatment for al- abuse affects about 18 mil-
coholism at one of several lion Americans and that e S Ia,
U.S. centers in the Mid- only about 25 percent who
west and Northeast. They get treatment are able to
were randomly assigned remain abstinent for at *
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usual follow-up treatment new ways to try to improve
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BY DUSTIN KENT a 6-3 road win over Marianna her changeup working real well. deep center field to bring home
firstname.lastname@example.org on March 7 and much more She did her part and pitched real pinch-runner Brandi Walden to
The Sneads Lady Pirates kept competitive than the 9-4 home well. I was proud of her. We just tie the game 2-2.
their winning streak alive Tues- victory the Lady Pirates took in couldn't get it going hitting." Sneads had a chance to take
day night in Wewahitchka, but their first meeting with Wewa on Price found more success the lead in the fifth with May on
they had to work overtime to do Feb. 11. against Sneads the second time third base with only one out, but
it, beating the Lady Gators 3-2 in Williams and Wewa's Ashleigh around, surrendering only five she was left stranded and the
10 innings. Price staged a pitchers' duel for hits and striking out three, giving game went to extra innings.
Alaynah Weiss doubled in the much of the way, with both go- up a pair of unearned runs in the After Weiss' lead-off double in ....
top of the 10th and scored on a ing the distance and Williams fifth inning after a pair of errors the top of the 10th, Casey Grover
suicide squeeze bunt by Emily earning the win for giving up two opened the door for the Lady followed with a single to the left
Glover for the go-ahead run and unearned runs on eight hits and Pirates. side of the infield to put run-
Brooke Williams closed the door two walks both intentional Mackenzie May made the Lady ners on the comers to set up
in the bottom half to give the Lady while striking out eight. Gators pay with an RBI double the squeeze play for Glover, who
Pirates their 121h straight win. "I thought Brooke pitched ex- off the left-field fence to score bunted the ball down the first KRISTIE CLOUD/FLORIDAN
It was the closest call during ceptionally well," Sneads coach Glover and Tina Greene fol- Taylor Hussey (14) pitches in a game
the win streak for Sneads since Kelvin. Johnson said. "She had lowed with an RBI sacrifice fly to See SNEADS, Page 2B earlier this week.
COLLEGE SOFTBRIL Bld
BY DUSTIN KENT
The Marianna Bulldogs
dropped their second straight
game Tuesday night at home,
falling to Covington (Tenn.) 10-
2 to fall to 5-9 on the season.
Covington scored two runs
in the top
of the first.
in the. third
to take a 5-
pulled away late with two runs
in the sixth and three in the
KRISTIECLOUDFLORIAN Jake Durham started on the
Katie Harrison (00) swings for a base hit in a game earlier this month. mound and got the win for Cov-
ington, going six innings and
surrendering two runs one
earned on five hits and two
walks while striking out 12 Mar-
TURNING IT AROUND dooup fou
Hayden Hurst took the loss
for the Bulldogs, giving up four
earned runs on five hits and
tthree walksTwith four strikeouts
Streaking Lady Indians try to stay hot in Niceville in four innings, with Walker
7* Roberts pitching a scoreless
BY DUSTIN KENT A sweep would also keep Chipola in ting into the state tournament is looking inning of relief, and Jeremiah
email@example.com the thick of the Panhandle Conference better and better, and we told the kids Emanuel allowing five runs
After a 1-4 start to Panhandle Confer- championship race, though Tallahassee that as bad as we played the first round three earned in an inning
ence play, the Chipola Lady Indians have (9-1) currently has a stranglehold on first of games, we were only three games out and 1/3 on six hits and a walk.
regrouped to win three straight games place. of first place. Covington out-hit Marianna
to climb their Way to third in the league While clinching a top-four finish to get "Now we're playing better and executing 12-5 for the game, with Ethan
standings and well on the path to another to state is imperative and chasing a title better with some of the things we've been Whitley leading the way by go-
trip to the state tournament. still a goal, Chipola associate head coach struggling with all season. We're executing ing '3-for-5 with two doubles,
They'll try to keep that momentum go- Jimmy Hendrix said nothing is more im- with runners on base, getting two-out hits, two RBI, and two runs, while
ing today when they travel to Niceville for portant than the Lady Indians playing and making the routine plays more often." Braden McClain was 2-for-4 a
a doubleheader with Northwest Florida higher quality softball, which they have After earning a split with Tallahassee, home run, two RBI, and three
,State, a rematch of a meeting March 15 done more of in recent games. Chipola took wins of 1-0 and 10-2 over runs, and Dalton Carlton was 2-
in Marianna in which the Lady Raiders "We're playing a little better and starting Pensacola State on Sunday, with fresh- for-4 with a double and a run.
swept Chipola by scores of 8-5 and 6-3. to execute a little bit," he said, "We went man pitcher Jessica Elliott tossing a one- Trent Nobles led the Bulldogs
Northwest has gone just 2-4 since then over (to Tallahassee on March 21) and hit shutout in the first game and Katie offensively with two doubles
and sits in fourth place in the league at found out we can play with" the confer- Harrison and Jennifer Cottle combining and a run, with Reid Long, Kody
4-6, with today's rematch giving the Lady ence leader and then we came back and for two home runs and eight RBI in the Bryan, and Gray Gilmore each
Indians an opportunity to create four swept Pensacola, but (today's games) will second, picking up a hit and Austin Tor-
games of separation in the loss column give us a better understanding of what bett scoring a run.
with the Lady Raiders. we're looking at," he said. "Right now, get- See AROUND, Page 2B Marianna will return to action
tonight with a trip to Tallahas-
see to take on Lincoln.
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Vemrnon's Silas Drummond (4) gets a base hit down the third-baseline in a game against Sneads on Tuesday night.
Vernon won the game 11-3../
Vernon tops Sneads for 1st district victory
BY DUSTIN KENT ets, who came into the night 0-5 advantage of opportunities so
firstname.lastname@example.org in District 2 competition against when they came with guys on
The Vernon Yellowjackets the6-1 Pirates. base," Pirates coach Pat Jones CHIPOLAPHOTO
picked up their first district But Sneads had a rough night said. "It seems like in all of the hipola sophomore Katie Harrison was named
victory of the season in grand at the office Tuesday, commit- big situations with guys on base, F CSAASoftball Player of the Week on Tuesday
fashion Tuesday night, traveling ting six errors and struggling we came up hitiess. We had
to Sneads and knocking off the to generate much offense all some hits, but really couldn't after batting .529 with two home runs, 11 RBI
Pirates 11-3. game. string them together and have a and four runs during the voting period. Harrison is bat-
It was just the third win overall "We didn't play defense very
this season for the Yellowjack- well and offensively didn't take See VERNON, Page 2B ting .409 for the season with 11 home runs and 52 RBI.
/12B THURSDAY, MARCH 27, 2014 SPORIS JACKSON COUNTY FLORIDAN www.jcfloridan.com
Masiello's lack of degree costs him USF job
The Associated Press for Rick Pitino and Tubby did not graduate. Masi- month.
Smith from 1996-2000. ello's bio on Manhattan's A one-time ball boy for
TAMPA, Fla. Steve Ma- "Through theverification website says the coach Pitino when his mentor
siello's promising coaching process it was determined graduated from Kentucky was coach of the New York
career is in limbo after his the candidate's credentials in 2000 with a degree in Knicks, Masiello was a
deal with South Florida fell could not be substantiated communications, walk-on at Kentucky and
apart because he doesn't and therefore he did not Manhattan said in a part of a team that made
have a college diploma, meet the requirements for statement that it "learned two trips to the Final Four
Manhattan College said the position," the school there is a question of the and won one national
Wednesday that it had said in a brief statement. validity" of Masiello's de- championship. He was an
placed him on leave while "The national search con- gree after South Florida assistant at Manhattan
Masiello is "reviewing his tinues and USF looks for- commissioned a back- and Tulane before spend-
degree status." ward to introducing a new ground check. ing six seasons on Pitino's
South Florida confirmed coach at the appropriate "Masiello is currently in staff at Louisville.
earlier Wednesday that the time." the process of reviewing USF fired Heath on
school had an agreement Masiello has a 61-39 re- his degree status with the March 14 after the Bulls
in principle to lure Masi- cord in three seasons at University of Kentucky," finished 12-20, including
ello away from Manhattan, Manhattan. The Jaspers the statement said. "Man- 3-15 in their first season
but that the contract was went 28-5 this season, hattan College has placed in the American Athletic
contingent on "a verifica- which ended with a close Masiello on leave while Conference. The Bulls ap-
tion of credentials." loss to Louisville in the he completes'this process peared to be on the rise
USF requires its basket- NCAAtournament. with the university." two years ago, when they
ball coach to have at least a Kentucky spokesman Jay Masiello, a former assis- tied a school record with
bachelor's degree. The 39- Blanton verified Masiello tant under Pitino at Louis- 22 wins and made their THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
4 year-old Masiello did not was a student there from ville, was going to replace first appearance in the Manhattan coach Steve Masiello gestures to his team during
graduate after attending 1996-2000 in the college former USF coach Stan NCAA tournament in two a second-round NCAA tournament game against Louisville on
Kentucky, where he played of communication, but Heath, who was fired this decades. March 20 in Orlando, Fla.
College Athletics Vernon
Federal agency: College athletes can unionize -bg
The Associated Press Association, or CAPA, to That's exactly what Ver-
represent them, according non did in the fourthinning
CHICAGO In a stun- to the NLRB decision. when it pushed six runs
ning ruling that could rev-- The specific goals of across to turn a 2-1 deficit
olutionize college sports, CAPA include guarantee- into a 7-2 advantage.
a federal agency said ing coverage of sports-re- Sneads scored one iore
Wednesday that football lated medical expenses for run in the bottom of the
players at Northwestern current and former play- seventh, but the hole was
University can create the ers, reducing head inju- far too deep to dig out of.
nation's first union of col- ries and potentially letting Blake Johrison started on
lege athletes. players pursue cominer- the mound and took the
The decisionby a region- cial sponsorships. loss for Sneads, going 3 1/3
al director of the National But critics have argued innings before giving way
Labor Relations Board an- that giving college athletes to JoshTaylor, who finished
swered the question at the employee status and al- out the game.
heart of the debate over lowing them to unionize Hunter Farrar got the
the unionization bid: Do could hurt college sports win for Vernon, with a solo
football players who re- in numerous ways, includ- home run by Trent Moats
ceive full scholarships to ing raising the prospect the biggest offensive high-
the Big Ten school qualify of strikes by disgruntled light for SHS.
as employees under fed- players or lockouts by ath- It was the third straight
eral law and therefore can letic departments. loss for the Pirates, who
legally unionize? For now, the push is were coming off of losses,
Peter Sung Ohr, the THEASSOCIATEDPRESS to unionize athletes at of 13-3 to Holmes County
NLRB regional director, Northwestern quarterback Kain Colter (right) speaks while College Athletes Players private schools, such as and 8-7 to Chipley, to fall
said in a 24-page deci- Association President Ramogi Huma listens during a news conference Jan.28 in Chicago. Northwestern, because to 9-7 on the year.
sion that the players "fall the Northwestern players, that issue. that of a typical student, the federal labor agency "The team is coming out
squarely" within the broad coaches are the manag- "The record makes clear down to requirements does not have jurisdiction not mentally prepared to
definition of employee. ers and scholarships are that the employer's schol- about what they can and over public universities, play," Jones said. "I think
Pro-union activists a form of compensation, arship players are identi- can't eat and whether they Outgoing Wildcats quar- our guys. looked too much
cheered as they learned of Ohr concluded. fied and recruited in the can live off campus or terback Kain Colter took a into the records (going
the ruling. The Evanston, Ill., uni- first instance because of purchase a car. At times, leading role in establish- into Tuesday's game) and
"It's like preparing so versity argued that college their football prowessi players put 50 or 60 hours ing CAPA. paid too much attention to
long for a big game and athletes, as students, do and not because of their a week into football, he The United Steelwork- outside stuff instead of just
then when you win it not fit in the same cat- academic achievement in added. ers union has been footing focusing on baseball and
is pure joy," said former egory as factory workers, high school," Ohr wrote. Alan Cubbage, North- the legal bills. coming out and getting the
UCLA linebacker Ramogi truck drivers and other He also noted that among western's vice president for Colter, who has entered job done. We've been doing
Huma, the designated unionized workers. The the evidence presented university relations, said the NFL draft, said nearly that in non-district games,
president of Northwest- school announced plans by Northwestern, "no ex- in a statement that while all of the 85 scholarship but it finally showed up in
ern's would-be football to appeal to labor authori- amples were provided of the school respects "the players on the Wild- a district game."
players' union. ties in Washington, D.C. scholarship players being NLRB process and the re- cats roster backed the The Pirates still sit in sec-
An employee is regarded Supporters of the union permitted to miss entire gional director's opinion, union bid, though only ond place in the district
by law as someone who, bid argued that the uni- practices and/or games to we disagree with it." he expressed his support standings at 6-2, tied with
among other things, re- versity ultimately treats attend their studies." The next step would publicly. Graceville and two games
ceives compensation for football as more impor- The ruling alsodescribed be for scholarship play- He said theNo. reason behindfirst-placeWewahi-
a service and is under the tant than academics for how the life of a football ers to vote on whether to to unionize was to ensure tchka at 7-0.
strict, direct control of scholarship players. Ohr player at Northwestern is formally authorize the injured players have their ButSneadsstill hastough
managers. In the case of sided with the players on far more regimented than College Athletes Players medical needs met. district games remaining at
home against Wewahitch-
ka and on the road against
Sro Earned Run Average in game-time decision for Hendrix said he believes ed," he said. "We jumped Blountstown and Gracev-
A rOu In her last two starts after today's doubleheader. the Chipola players will be out to a three-run lead in ille and will have to play
a rough outing in a 15-2 De Vries struggled in much better prepared to the first inning and letup those Without the services
From Page lB loss to Gulf Coast State on. her first outing against face Northwest the second after that. We've learned of senior outfielder/catch-
March 19. Northwest Florida State, time around than they through conference play er andclean-up hitter Trint
Freshman Luana Imam- 'Imamura is pitching giving up six earned runs were in what was the first that when you have a Clark, who is likely out the
uran started in the circle in pilace of sophomore in 3 1/3 innings, while the foray into Panhandle Con- chance to put a team remainder of the regular
and gave up two earned Rosanne de Vries, who is Lady Raiders pushed six ference play for the team's away,. you've got to put season with a hand injury.
runs in six innings to'get still day-to-day with in- runs across against Elliott, 11 freshmen. them away." It's a big loss for the Pi-
the win in the second flammation in her throw- though they were aided by "I don't think our frlesh- The games will be at 4 rates, but Jones said he be-
game, giving her a '2.92 ing shoulder, and is a three Chipola errors. men will be as intimidat- p.m. and 6 p.m. lieves that another senior,
Moats, is capable of step-
ping up and picking up the
Sn Tuesday night, with the 0-for-10 at the plate, but thought the biggest hit of liams and Davis) go 0-for- slack.
absence of clean-up hit- Weiss, Grover, May, and the night was Mackenzie 10 again this.year." "Trint is a senior leader
ter Shelbi Byler out Greene helped pick up May's double. That really Weiss led the team with and an RBI producer, but
From Page lB wiffh a knee injury suf- the slack, with May's RBI broke the ice and was re- two hits and a walk, with (Moats) is a big.part of our
fered in Monday's win hit in the fifth inning ally the only true big hit Glover, Graover, and May team and he'll step into
base line to allow Weiss to over Blountstown not proving to be the turn- we had other than Alay- picking up the other three that role fine," the coach
score from third. helping matters. ing point, according to nah's in the 10b inning," Sneads hits. said. "The leadership abil-
The Lady Pirates had Lead-off hitter Williams Johnson. the coach said. "To get a With the victory,< the ity is what we really lose
been averaging nearly 10 and No. 2 in the order "We just could not get win on the road against Lady Pirates improved to with Trint. We'll rely on
runs per game in their Ashley Davis batting it going offensively. With the second-best team in 18-2 on the season and Ryne Danford and Josh
previous seven outings, .417 and .327 this year Shelbi getting hurt, we the district hitting that 10-0 in District 2 to clinch Taylor and our other se-
but they. struggled to respectively had tough had to shuffle a couple poorly feels good. You're the top seed in the district niors to step up there and
generate much offense nights, combining to go of girls around, but I not going to see (Wil- tournament. lead this team."
High School Baseball Chipola Softball Classic on April 5 at Gulf McMillon will compete for football jamboree at Bull- all of the teams play-
Coast State College. The the East girls team. dog Stadium in Marianna ing and team members
Thursday- Wewahitchka The Lady Indians will be girls game begins at 11 There will be giveaways featuring the Cottondale are selling the donation
at Graceville, 6 p.m.; Mar- on the road Thursday for a.m. followed by the boys during the event, includ- Hornets, Sneads Pirates, tickets.
anna at Lincoln, 3:30 p.m. a doubleheader against at 1 p.m. ing a new skateboard, gift Graceville Tigers, and the For more information,
and 6 p.m. Northwest Florida State Cottondale's Kyshon cards and passes to Mir- Marianna Bulldogs. contact Jason Mayo at
at 4 p.m. arid 6 p.m. and All, Malone's Alonze acle Strip at Pier Park for The dinner will start 850-573-0900 or Mark
Chipola Baseball again Saturday for games Bailey and Chai Baker, paid entrants. Additional at 6:30 p.m. with deer, Beach at 386-854-0330.
against Pensacola State at Marianna's Roderick Co- tickets may be purchased alligator, fish, bison, goat,
Chipola will return to 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. peland and Sneads' Darius for more chances in the and several other game. A Sports Items
Panhandle Conference Williams will compete drawing. $10 donation will get you
play Saturday with a road Halifax All-Star for the East boys team. dinner and live music by Send all sports items to
game against Pensacola Classic Marianna's Travis Blanton Wild Game Dinner several individuals repre- email@example.com,
State for the first of a is one oftwo coaches for senting many area bands. ,or fax them to 850-482-
three-game series. Eight Jackson County the East. The First Jackson County There will also be kids' 4478. The mailing address
basketball standouts will Malone's Curteeona Football Wild Game Din- games, door prizes, and a for the paper is Jackson
participate in the 10th Brelove and Briana Dallas ner will be held May24 silent auction. County Floridan PO. Box
annual Halifax All-Star and Sneads' Tasherica following the 4 p.m. spring This is a fundraiser for 520 Marianna, FL 32447.
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care of your loved one at night yCDStarting at $500 per month
In all locations. 11 yrs. exp. C fI rr 1 Iall 850-258-1594
Ref. avalL 334-718-2637 Good Rates. If no answer please leave message.
YARD & ES T SMarianna area 2/2 Mbl. Hm. In park CH&A
YoursOurce for selling and byng water, sewage No Pets or Smoking Ref. Req.
THE M[ISSI1N[G IECEl _1st. & last $500. mo. 850-482-8333
20% off Furniture 30% off Accessories lawn care, No Pets 80-s92-1639
40% off Glassware 50% off Pictures HATC
107 S. Cherokee Wed-Sat 10:30 to 4:00
SHOME GROWN FRESH 160 acres in Jackson County on
B USE OrinO -TUNI o A E- 3 Ernest Granger Rd. $2600. per ac.
SFor details 334-701-6565.
ts 2 Houses with Lots for Sale Sneads
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Day Care Center. ., BI Hhe FOR Gar:"
For Sale in Dothan 4BR/2BA Palm Harbor Mobile Home
completely furnished great location Well Kept! Built in 2000 andconly 1 owner.
(109 Wanda Ct) ( 334-677-3704 #1 Large net wrapped rolls $25. Must be moved. Asking $33,000 OBO.
Kendall Cooper Call: Call Rob Michalowski 734-255-0163
F334-703-0978 / 334-775-3423 email michalows i529 comcast.net
w______aned:___ o Mr Cor 334ola-3749 E88. 102 T I B I
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w as 0 o e l (334-61-7030 a 334-775-3749 Ext. 102 yaLoitcMnge nwith 150 Merc. c ompletely rebuilt and in excel-
SYure e I nE e ne 3R/1A 4183 Myles St. Marianna $400. mo. lent condition. Already trained to catch the bit
Hay for sale $300. dep. 404-694-5053 770-335-6563 1 dd, At i 3 0E
F &n Austin Tyler & Co 17 ft. 6", loaded, 70 hp. Suzuki, 3 seats,
Quality Homes & Apartments Minnkota Hummingbird, boat is like new, less
4 850- 526-3355 or austintylerco.com than 15 hrgs. contact info: S15634@qmaiL.com
Girls Munlie white convertible c with mat- ill be large rolls "Property Manaement Is Our ONLY Business" Serious Inquiries ONLY $15,000.
ble bed. Three beds In one! $385 obo; 2006 Ya- Tifton 85
maha Vino 125 scooter, silver. Under 300 orig OURPEOPLE MAKE THE
miles. $750 obo; Mackie HD1531 15" 3-way Hi- Delivery available
Def pwrd speakers with covers. Perfect low u se D eren -e
condition $500 obo. 334-714-4470 Call Cell phone :
ST WAL-MART Stores, Inc.
DIABETIC TEST STRIPS B MADDOX FARMS Ha The Brundidge Grocery Distribution Center is searching for:
NEEDED I BUY SEALED/ Beautiful Bermuda Coastal Hay
U Xd 4 Round Rolls $50 4 Square $5
UNEXPIRED BOXES Call 334-791-0023 Floor Area Manager
CALL BOB (334) 219-4697 andidates must be energetic and interested in a challenging and rewarding career with
OR 850m "71b.0l18 .- the world's largest retailer. As a member of the Wal-Mart team, you will receive
Scompetitive wages and enjoy benefits including: merchandise discounts, 401(k), stock
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Wanted: Old Coins, Gold, (barn or pastures) Minimum Qualifications: Associate's Degree in Business, Logistics, or related field and 1
Diamonds, Guns, And Tools Beautiful Trails year supervisory experience OR Bachelor's Degree in Business, Logistics, or Related field
West Main Jewelry & Loar334-671-1440. Call 334-791-0023 or 334-791-7312 OR 1 year Walmart Logistics Management experience OR 2 years Walmart Logistics
n *o ,o __________________________experience OR 2 years supervisory experience.
lf You Hove it and Don't Need It.. Send resume and salary information to: WAL-MART Distribution Center
Sell It In the CLASSIFIEDS Attn: HR Manager, 1005 Sara G. Lott Blvd, Brundidge, AL 36010 E.O.E
Cemetery lots: Two with vaults in Pinecrest
Memorial Gardens. Market value $6,080.
Asking $5,500 OBO. 850-482-3602 -m -
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Dressers 1-has 9 drawers and the other has 7 6 4 7 5 9 2 8 1 3
6 drawers. $40. each 850-592-2881. -3 1 2 8 7 6 9 5 4
Handmade Cedar Chest 36Lx20Wx20D w/ 7 A 847
drawer. 2 Coates Polyurethane. $350. 762-8449 9 8 5 1 4 3 7 6 2
Pistol: GLOCK 19. Brand New. 2 -15 Rd.
magazines withhardcase.$450.334-805-8900 3 7 2 6 9 3 8 1 5 4 7
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wwwJCFLORIDAN.com C LASSIFIEDS Jackson County Floridan Thursday, March 27, 2014- 5 B
Chevrolet 1997 single cab Ha ley Davidson 2002 pollution prevention, paving aprons at side
stepside. Very rare with 5 Sportster 1200- roads, grading ditches as needed to provide
speed OD sandard, 350 V8, 8,500 miles, lots of extras. positive drainage, and other as directed by the
Blue Fin Bass 1998 factory sunroof, AC, tilt, Asking $4,500 OBO. Engineer/Inspector.
Elimator All Aluminum cruise, PW, PDL w/remote, Call 334-796-8817 A Non-Mandatory Pre-Bid Meeting will be held
Bass Boat, 50 HP force en- dual exhaust, sliding rear on April 10, at 9:00 AM central time at the
gine, galvanized trailer- window, AM/FM/CD, new tires, shocks. Black f. Harley Davidson 2012 ri 10, 20C4 at 9:00 AM central timeat he
new tires, all in very good exterior, burgandy inside. Body and paint and Triglide Ultra Classic, bidders are encouraged to attend.
condition, 2 live well box- inside good. No rust. Looks, runs and drives L. custom 2-tone blue, riders
es, 4 new seats, new Humminbird fish finder great 150K miles. $5,995. Owner is located in seat back, luggage rack, The deadline for receipt of questions will be
$3,995 OBO 828-837-1314 or 828-421-0998 Dothan 334-671-3059. LED tail lights, travel pack April 17, 2014 at 2:00 PM Central Time.
Skiff Boat, Skinny Water, power, runs great $6,900 334-797-7420. GPS, ex satellite radio, County Engineer (email lalvarez@jacksoncount
50 HP Honda four stroke s reassenger arm rest, highway foot pegs, cover, yfl.com: fax (850) 482-9063) with a copy to the
50 HPmotor stainless steel roke Ford 1989 Escort- 4 door, blue, runs good, 130k great touring machine $29,000. 334-464-0380. Jeannie Bean (email firstname.lastname@example.org
Humotor, stainlessgbird GPS 383Cprop, miles, new battery, good tread on tires, power Honda 2007 ST1300 Sport Tourer: 1740 miles, mi).
Hummingbird GPS 383C steering, $1,000 Call38 12 Honda 2007 ST1300 Sport Tou 17400miles,
color fish finder, Load Mas- teerngexcellent condition $8000. Call 334-692-3469
ter aluminum trailer, 12 gallon gas tank, Motor FSBO ULincoln 2005 Towncar Signature: Bi(o imml eeadte n Aprd l 21 4
Guide 54 Ib thrust electric motor, built in tackle excellent condition, garage kept, new brakes, S ILI (or immediately thereafter) on April 24, 2014n
boxes, $8700, 334-774-3474 Cell 334-791-1074 original owner, have maintenance record, 66k Ford 2006 missioners Board Room at 2864 Madison
.............R .miles, $9,495. Call for appt 334-479-0099 Expedition Street. Bids may also be submitted to the
GOT BAD CREDIT? Limited-156k County Engineer at the Board Room from 1:50
2008 Grand Junction AV $99. RIDE TODAY miles, video PM until 2:10 PM Central Time.
5th wheel RV, 39ft., Already filed Taxes system, 2nd
Luxury model 35TMS Call Steve Pope Today row captain, Plans, specifications, and contract documents
exe. cond., 3 slides, 334-803-9550 sunroof, towing pkg.$9,000, 334-740-0525 will be open for public inspection after noon on
Reopssbnr yMarch 26,2014 at the Road and Bridge office
King MBR, 2 AC's, L C ReDpo pa a JEEP 2006 Rubicon, 44,000 miles, loaded with at 2828 Owens Street Bid documents must be
$27,000 SLOW CREDIT O & VA OK extras, excellent condition, FSBO 205-902-4212 obtained from:
OBO, 334-774-9060 Honda 2011 Accord, 4 Door Sedan, very well Nissan 2011 Pathfinder, Great Family SUV, with County Engineer
equipped, great gas mileage, best car on the 3rd row seating, fully loaded, low mileage, Attn: Larry Alvarez
2008 Outback Sydney Edition 32 ft. road. $250 down, $250 per month. Call Steve plenty of room for all. $300 Down, $350 per 2828 Owens Street
Travel Trailer, Series M-32BHDS, sleeps 10, Hatcher 334-791-8243. month. Call Steve Hatcher 334-791-8243. Marianna, Florida 32446
New roof, new awning, excellent interior, Hyundai 2009 Sonata GLS 4dr., sedan-Camel Toyota 2010 4Runner LTD Black.Going by KBB (850) 482-9677
$16,500.00, To see, call 334-796-7211 Pearl color, 41k miles., bought new, garage vehicle is in very good condition. 55,000 miles upon payment of $ No Charge per set which
SCardinal 2007 #33TS 5th kept, one owner, brand new tires, excellent and has had only one owner. Fully loaded LTD amount constitutes the cost of reproduction
? wheel, triple slide, artic condition, very clean. Price-$13,000- 334-687- edition, minus built in GPS. $25,000.Serious and handling. This payment will not be
package, washer/dryer 5914 or 334-355-0505. inquiries only please. 334-677-1152 refunded.
prep, awnings on slide Lincoln/Mercury Tracer 1991 with 44K miles
outs, 2-dual air, original miles, 4-dr. sedan, automatic, AC, blue UCKB USES, TRA,-TOR A S The Owner reserves the right to waive any in-
oak cabinets, $22,000 matalic paint, 4 new tires $4500. 334-701-0010. formality or to reject any or all bids. Each Bid-
exc. cond 989-513-1008 cell Mercury 2006 Grand Marquis, low miles, must der must deposit with his/her bid, security in
(call or text) Avail min. time Grand Marquis, low miles, must the amount, form and subject to the conditions
sell, $200 down, $199 per month call Ron Ellis provided in the Information for Bidders.
MOT HOMES & ol* 334-714-0028. Sureties used for obtaining bonds must appear
2001 Bounder 37f Mustang 1989 GT Complelety rebuilt from top as acceptable according to the Department of
2001 3t to bottom, stainless steelp exhaust, sunroof Chevy 2013 Silverado LT, 6,000k miles, 2 wh.dr., Treasury Circular 570. Bidders must be Pre-
51K mi. 300hp, Paid $10,242. for parts, SELLING FOR $4500. fully loaded, white, extended cab, $27,900 firm, approved by FDOT or Jackson County and in
Turbo Diesel, 6 sp. For more details Call: 334-648-1789. 334-687-7702 good standing with FDOT and the County.
trans. 7.5 generator, Nissan 2003 Altima 2.5S, 4-cylinder, automatic, WANTED AUTOI No bid may be withdrawn for a period of sixty
2-slides, W/D, lots of extras w/1997 Honda all power, Burgundy in color, new engine, days after the scheduled closing time for re-
CRV tow car w/ all tow connections (could be runs great $4600. OBO 334-797-7420. 1ST PLACE TO CALL FOR ALL OF ceipt of bids.
included) 334-792-0552 Serious Ing. ONLY !! Nissan 2013 Altima, under warranty, like new, YOUR TOWING NEEDS!
Allegro 200133ft. dbl. slides, 41,000 miles, $200 down, $269 per month. Call Ron Ellis 334- f To the extent applicable to this project, atten-
2-AC's, Omar Generator, Ford Chassie & V-10 714-0028. tion of Bidders is particularly called to the re-
71430028 quirements of the Special Provisions (Local
motor, $32,900. 334-797-4777 or 334-797-5342. Toyota 2008 Scion: Gunmetal grey. Runs great! AUTO BODY & RECYtLINO Agency Program/Federal-Aid Contract Require-
Gulfstream 1999 Sunsport: 31ft, 35k miles, slide Mechanically sound, 6 cyl. AT. 2-dr. Coupe, PAYINGTOP DOLLAR FOR JUNK CARS ments), conditions of employment to be ob-
out, 2 new AC, new satellite, new awning, new 110,000 mi. but if you know Toyota's, that is Contact Jason Harger at 334-791-2624 served and minimum wage rates to'be paid un-
roof, electric jack, Generac generator, Ford V10 low mileage, as they last forever! Black rims, der the Contract, Section 3, Segregated Facili-
motor $19,500. Call 334-470-9407 lowering kit, tinted windows, spoiler. Ideal ties, Section 109 Executive Order 11246, and all
Pace Arrow 1999 Ford V10, 35 ft. Leveling for someone wanting a cool, SPORTY ride! CALL FOR TOP PRICE applicable laws and regulations of the Federal
Jacks, back up camera, runs good, 86K miles, PERFECT for any single guy or girl! Will defi- government and State of Florida, and bonding
good tires, New battery, awning. nitely get you noticed! $7,200. 334-596-1065. FOR JUNK VEHICLES and insurance requirements.
$12,500. OBO 334-333-1291 MOTORCY LES I ALSO SELL USED PARTS IN PARTICULAR, BIDDERS SHOULD NOTE THE
9REQUIRED ATTACHMENTS AND CERTIFICA-
2002 Harley Davidson Ultra Classic: 24 HOUR TOWING *4 334-792-8664 TIONS TO BE EXECUTED AND SUBMITTED WITH
Garage kept, nice bike, 24,000 miles. Two-tone iim m.. mm.im .. THE FORM OF BID PROPOSAL.
L____ l__ :__ll ______ blue. $10,200. 334-794-5296 or 334-596-5098 ro
2011 Harley Davidson Super Glide Custom *Well be your Junker ATE
Jeep 2004 Wrangler Unlim- cool blue pearl & vivid black, garage kept, We buy wrecked cars EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
ited. Red w/black soft top, 11K mi. Driving lights, passenger back rest, and Far E uiata HANDICAP ACCESSIBLE/FAIR HOUSING
6 cy 4x4, automatic ans, luggage rack, quick release windshield, fair and hdTon price JURISDICTION
AC, AM/FM/CD premium anit-theft system with /pager, cruise pegs, oilair and honest price
sound, CC, custom chrome pressure gauge, dust cover included $250 & tfomplete Cars LF160408
grill guard, rear bumper & running boards, pre- + $12,900 334-598-0061 CALL 334-714-6285 INVITATION TO BID
mium wheels, 91,446 mi. Very good condition. Absolutely must see to appreciate L................................ J
$11,900.334-347-0600 after 6 pm; 334-477-3047 You will not be disappointed Bids will be received by the Jackson County
- - - - --A School Board, Marianna, Florida, until 2:00 p.m.
Harley 2009 Davidson Sportster 1200C: Central Time, Thursday, April 3,2014 in the Ad-
CADILLAC 1991 Brougham, under 15 thousand excellent condition, metallic red, 6000 miles, ministration Building Conference Room, at
miles, garage kept $5,500 OBO 334-687-9161 LED turn signals and stop lights, windshield, i I which time and place all bids received will be
Cadillac 1998 Deville: cold AC, 74k miles, serv- I passengers back rest and luggage rack, LF160427 ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS publicly n and read aloud for furnishing
c gAC, 74k miles, C 47- all labor and materials for the construction of.
iced regular, nice car $3,495. Call 334-792-8018 .garage kept, $7,5 Call 334-671-8671 or 334- I
or 334-792-8827 L791-0984-- -------- J PROJECT NAME: CR 69 A from McKeown Mill ADDITIONS AND RENOVATIONS
Road to Butler Road
Chrysler 1999 Sebring JX5 Convertible, 139,000 Kawasaki 2009 Vulcan 1700 Classic limited F DOT Smal County Outreach Program FOOD SERVICE CAFETERIA
miles, engine great condition, some light body 4100 miles, exc. cond. 1-owner $6500. FPID # 425698-1-58-01 Bid # 1314-Eng 3 SNEADS HIGH SCHOOL
damage, $2200. Call 334-596-2653 after 4pm. 334-796-4437 No Calls after 8:30 FOR THE JACKSON COUNTY SCHOOL BOARD
Sealed bids, submitted in triplicate, will be All work shall be done iccording to plant and
received by the Board of County Commission- specifications prepared by Paul A. Donofro and
Ilove my ers of Jackson County, Florida, (Owner), until Associates, Architects, 2910 Caledonia Street,
Idtty car... 2:00 p.m. (Central Time) April 24,2014 at the Marianna, Florida 32446. Plans are on file and
-County Engineer's Office (County Engineer, open to inspection in the office of the Archi-
Larry Alvarez), 2828 Owens Street, Marianna, tect, 2910 Caledonia Street, Marianna, Florida.
Sam no crazy FL 32446 for the construction of the following Plans are also on file in the following plan
about s s... described Project: rooms: F.W. Dodge Plan Rooms, Tallahassee,
(850)' 6Full Depth Reclamation and Reconstruction and Pensacola, Florida.
of CR 69 A from McKeown Mill Road to5 Buter Only those General Contractors that are pre-
Road qualified to provide general construction con-
l l. 1The Work includes Full Depth Reclamation tracting to the Jackson County School Board
(FDR) and 2' widening of the road, a 1-1/2" will be eligible to submit general contracting
Baseucau1a asphalt layer will be applied over the bids as advertised for this project. Questions
Base, a 1" asphalt layer will be applied over the and information pertaining to the pre-
aCIend infa Eation pertaining to the pre-
structural course, grading and shoulder work qualification process and requirements can be
will be performed as needed to restore positive direct ed to Mr. Stuart Wiggins, Directr of Fa-
e L directd pes wil, re- A cilities for the Jackson County School Board.
placed as indicated, all pipes shall be cleaned
-S and cleared of debris.and soil, mitered ends Drawings and specifications may be obtained
covered by sod, driveways, aprons, stormwater ida 32446. General Contractors may obtain a
set of documents for $150.00. General Contrac-
tors requiring more than one set,
subcontractors, suppliers, or others may
Re & comea 1' electrical). Suppliers and other subcontractors
EE" K 0 l V |bmay purchase drawings and specifications at
mthe rate of $2.00/sheet of drawings and
20o/page of specifications.
Cal* 52 .Bidding documents will be sent UPS, collect, ,
unless otherwise specified.
I 1 ] o* / =11 Each bid must be accompanied by a bid bond,
or a cashier's check, made payable to the Jack-
Residential & Commercial Florida Panhandle Concrete, LLC Ison County School Board, Marianna, Florida in
S r ravis Jones Phillip Lizotte i the sum of 5% of the base bid as a guarantee
..wnSerc30 a Eper e / Tree Removal* TreelTrimming tand with an agreement that the bidder willnt
Free Estimates/Reasonable Rates Stump Grinding revoke or cancel his bid or withdraw from the
Affordable Prices Free Estimates House Slabs Sidewalks Insured Free Estimates- competition for a period of thirty (30) days af-
850-693-5812 850-592-7216 within ten (10)consecutive days after it is-sub-
lJackson County School Board in accordance
lD ISC O V E R ,da t with the accepted bid. The cost of the bond will
Dozere aend Excavation Wiorank C LbSIFIeD pHp proposal.
Fire Line Plowing Burning attendance will be mandatory for all General
clay O'ea D.WE'LL BEAT ANY PRICE!! Contractorswhoplantosubmltabldforthls
c aysiancIacor sgegsi.c som s Big Or Small Jobs WELCOME proec-t, see Section B, "nstructions to BOdder-
healagti9DStephens Concrete Services. LLC t9:00 am. on Fdday, March2, 2014
6O / 1 .Quality, Affordable Concrete Work and Small Tractor Work
38 Yrs. Experience Licensed Insured ] h The Owner reserves the right to waive
N EW & USED TIRE Residential & Commercial informalities in any bid, and to reject any or all
bids, or to accept any bid and any combination
N EU ETIR Owned and Operated by Bus: 850-674-5887 of alternates or separate bid prices that, in
Dewey Stephens Cell: 850-643-1723 "Beautification of Your Home" their judgement, will be to the best interest of
TRIPLE Carpentry/Painting Installations Jackson County School Board.
J Furniture Repair & Refinishing JACKSON COUNTYSCHOOL BOARD
BY:/s/ Steve Benton, Superintendent
Jackson County School Board
2978 Pierce Street (behind Tin's Florist) 0 N THE CLA88F1ED8 ____________________
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QUESTIONS & ATTITUDE
Compelling questions -
and maybe a few actual answers
A couple questions we
had to ask ourselves News-Joumal/JIM TILLER
How do they fit all those horses
under that hood? Not sure, but
Denn en yV (lr NASCAR may make it tougher.
Isn't the object of racing to find
Denny Hamlin should probably just skip Auto luck? Gordon was less than two laps from win- MORE horsepower?
Club Speedway in the future. He's had the worst ning Sunday's race until Clint Bowyer's No. 15
luck at the 2-mile oval during the past two sea- Toyota blew a rear tire and spun out, bringing out Kinda, sorta. Yes, that's the goal
sons. a caution with the white flag from the flag man's for those who are in the race. But for
Last year, Hamlin mixed it up with Joey Logano, holster. those who are overseeing the race,
crashed and suffered fractures in his back. He Gordon went from a sure-thing win to finishing sometimes it's necessary (by their
missed four races with the injury and never ran a distant 13th and feeling less than charitable judgment, anyway)to cool the jets.
News-Joumal/NINBECOOK well all season until he won the finale at Home- toward the manufacturer of his wayward tire. "I This discussion will become a big-
Kyle Larson was stead-Miami Speedway. don't know where to begin with the disappoint- ger part of the background noise in
targeted for stardom, This time around, the track figuratively punched ment for this team," said the four-time Cup Series the weeks and months to come as
and he's on his way. the Virginia driver in the nose. Hamlin's sinuses champ. '.'They gave me the most incredible race NASCAR contemplates a reduction in
were so infected, it was causing him vision prob- car today and it is just so disappointing for it to horsepower for next year and beyond.
Five races, five win- lems. Before the Auto Club 400 started, the team end like that. Why do that?
ners. How long will said Hamlin could not drive, sent him to an area "I hate the caution came out. I hate Goodyear Engine durability and therefore
this last? hospital for treatment and put Sam Hornish Jr. was not prepared today for what happened. They economics is one of the things cited
GODSPEAK: The way into the No. 11 Toyota. Hornish finished 17th as are so good at what they do and that is just un- by NASCAR and the manufacturers.
things are going, it Hamlin's 11th-hour sub. called for." The same engines, by and large, from
might go 26 straight a a little sinus infection from a while25 years, ago are now producing 850-
winners; then they'll ago," said D. Gibbs, president of Joe Gibbs Rac- DANICA MENTION plus horsepower when they were once
complain the Chase ing. "The hard part, I think ... he can still drive, It's been a few weeks, so let's throw Danica milked for 500. That's what we call an
qualifying format is but he brought it up and was concerned about it Patrick's name into the Hot Topics' mix. Patrick advance in productivity, but a heavy
flawed and wanted to make sure it was taken care of. The finished 14th in California, her best finish of the load for the equipment. Between the
KEN'S CALL: I wouldn't doctors said, 'Hey,.you have to do this right away.' 2014 season. lines, it also seems to suggest it would
be surprised to see Hopefully it's nothing, but you have to get checked "It seems like some of our most trying week- give NASCAR the ability to tweak
Kyle Busch end that out." ends end up with our better results," she said. other engineering factors in a way to
streak with back-to-back After the race, the team said Hamlin was ex- "We will take it and we will know that there is so promote the type of car behavior that's
wins this week. I also amined at a hospital near the track and released. much more potential for those weekends where generally labeled "better racin'."
wouldn't be surprised to Hamlin may be the first driver to miss a race .we feel like we are running a lot better." Potential problems?
see a sixth winner. ecause of a stuffy nose. Then she added, "It's nice when you get fortu-
nate and lucky and your best running position on There are always unforeseen engi-
Another prediction: GORDON DENIED track happens to be the last lap, so I will take it. neering and mechanical issues that
How long before Kyle Has Jeff Gordon used up all his good racing That doesn't normally happen." crop up, but there's also a marketing
Larson wins a Cup kink here: How do you tell the fans
race? you're making overall improvements
GODSPEAK I'll stay on W Aby reducing horsepower? That'll be a
G theme and say Lar on sn Getty Images/TODD WARSHAW challenging press release.
will become the 18th Wait, that's not Denny Hamlin.
straight differentrace Nope, it was Sam Hornish Jr. Ken Willis has been covering NAS-
winner in the Coke Zero filling in at Fontana CAR for The Daytona tBach News-
400 at Daytona. Journal for 27 years. Reach him at
400 at Daytonakenwillis@news-rnicom
KEN'S CALL: We saw
this star rising a year -
ago. I'll say before Week
12. FEUD OF THE WEEK
@nascardaytona ALMIROLA SCOTT
,FEEDBACK wiped Almirola off the track in an earl
Do you have questions or accident, prompting Almirola to say
his eek Contact GodwinScott races "because his daddy gets to
Kelly at godwin.kelly@news- pay for it and he wrecked us
jrni.com or Ken Willis at ken. Godwin Kelly gives his take: "We
email@example.com have just witnessed a seedplanted
between these two young drivers. This
CUP POINTS won't end politely."
1 Edwards* ...
2 Eamhardt Jr.* -1 WHAT'S ON TAP?
3 Keselowski* -4
4 Kyle Busch* -28
5 vHarvick* -89 SPRINT CUP: STP 500
6 Gordon 2 at SITE Martinsville Speedway
7 Kenseth n7 SCHEDULE: Fnday, practice (Fox
8 Johnson e1! Sports 1, noon), qualifying (Fox Sports
9 Newman -36Strda y p-<
9 D aillon -36 1, r ac turday, pracice and
14 Vpckeroabye Godwnt BpKel h s the Oaytona Winner: Jimmie Johnson Disappointment: Kasey Kahne gene haRe u T4re s e r
14 Menard h59 Betache ts N ews-orenl's Rest of the top five: Jeff First one out: Paul Menard 250sm rs e
16 Stenhous Jrr -54h covered NASCAR for 30 Gordon, Kevin Harvick, Tony Don't be surprised if: Johnson SIT Mt- art-svie Spe.way
years. Reach him atsgodwin Stewart, Kurt Busch wins big at Martinsville. He's got SCHEDULES Satureas acse (Fox s
eHaseyo cnreny ed kee y@newsmcoG Dark horse: Landon Cassill eight wins there since 2004. Spofts 1m 1 pemt)
on a path to add mechanical grip, give asked to bring more aggressive tires, to that tire problems are just particular for racetrack races fairly well."
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