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DEBURAH BUCKHALTER/FLORIDAN Investigators with the Jackson County Sheriff's Office search some of the contents of a truck Monday morning after arresting one of its passengers on warrants for suspected strong-arm robbery and aggravated battery.
BY DEBORAH BUCKHALTER
A Monday morning visit to a gas station was the last stop before a trip to jail for a man wanted on a warrant chargS ing him with
strong-arm robber and aggravated battery.
Jackson County Drug Task Force Sheawa investigator Joey Rabon, Abram Sheawa also faces additional charges because officers found
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pected marijuana and cocaine in Sheawa's pockets when he was searched'at the scene of his arrest on the warrant. He was taken into custody at a gas station near the intersection
See WARRANT, Page 5A
BY DEBORAH BUCKHALTER
Five-!year-old Alford resident Devin McComb was critically injured' and two adults were also seriously hurt in a one-vehicle crash on County Road 167 Friday afternoon, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.
The youngster was first taken to Jackson Hospital in Marianna, and, then transferred to Tallahassee lMemorial.
Jodi A. Morrissey, 42, was northbound on CR 167 when the 2004 Chevrolet Trailblazer she was driving started spinning counterclockwise. It entered the southbound shoulder of the road north of Bright Prospect Road around 3:40 p.m. The right rear side of the vehicle then struck some trees west of the shoulder, and the impact caused the Trailblazer to spin clockwise and come to rest facing east. IMorrissey and her only adult passenger, 40year-old James Warman, both of Alford, were taken to Jackson Hospital for treatment of serious and critical injuries.
Parents charged with child abuse
Arrests come after altercation over PlayStation tonal charge of had been living comecao ex. door with his
BY DEBORAH BUCKHALTER
A Marianna couple has been charged with child abuse after the father allegedly punched and threw a hammer at his 13year-old son, and after the boy's mother reportedly put her child in a chokehold. Investigators only learned of those alleged events because the parents
called police to accuse the child of burglary. Authorities say the incident began after the 13-yearold went home to get his PlayStation 3 while the parents were away.
Norman Cooper, 49, and Patricia Cooper, 47, were both charged with child .abuse and domestic battery in the case. Norman Cooper' faces an ad-.
sault with a deadly weapon, according the 'Jackson County Sheriff's
N.Cooper Officers' say the
parents actually called authorities to their home just before midnight Friday to report that their child had burglarized their home. The boy
PHOTO COURTESYOFTEL-AIRINTERESTS INC./MISS FLORIDA USA Miss Florida USA secondary photo: Grand Ridge resident Ashleigh Jordan Lollie waves to the crowd shortly after being crowned with that title last Saturday night.
sister because of family, .problems, but still has all of his belongings and a bedroom P.Cooper at the .parents'
home, officials said. They told police that they'd told him not to go into the
See ABUSE, Page 5A
Lollie is Miss
Grand Ridge resident takes
the title Saturday night.
BY DEBORAH BUCKHALTER
A law student at Florida State University,
SAshleigh Lollie of Grand Ridge has done
wellin a fair share of local and regional pageants. She is a former Miss Sneads, Miss Grand Ridge, and is also Miss Emerald Coast USA. That's the title thatgot her to the Miss Florida USA pageant last Saturday night, where she was crowned as the new reigning queen.
iheillgo on-to beFloridas-sole'resentative Sthe 2015 Miss USA pageant. The date for that event is not yet known but is expected to be set in February.
Faye Parker thinks she knows what gave Lollie the winning edge.
",She's got the wholp package; She's smart, beautiful and personable," Parker commented. Now principal of Sneads High School, Parker was assistant principal there in 2009 when Lollie graduated at the age of 18. Parker, like so many Jackson County residents, is celebrating the news that her former student took the top honor. It's well deserved and the pageant organization will have a stellar representative over the course of the coming year, she's sure. "She took part in many extracurricular activities while she was here," Parker said. "She was well-liked by her classmates, got a full scholarship through Bright Futures.and was in the honors program while she was at Chipola College. She's got it together, she knows who she is, and she has a very positive presence. We are so proud of her.".
LollUie's parents, Greg and Shannon Lollie, and the 23-year-old's grandparents were in Fort Lauderdale with her for the event, and the family was still there as of Monday morning, signing pageant paperwork.
In the biographical data sheet Lollie had to fill out as'a pageant contestant, her devotion to those elders was clear.
Se WINNER, Page 5A
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State reports 4 of 6 schools rop from grade 'B' to 'C'
Preliminary grades issued for elementary, middle schools
Preliminary 2014 grades for the Florida's elementary and middle schools have been reof Education.
While two schools, Riverside Elementary School with a "B" and Sneads Elementary School with an "A," detained the same grades as last year, four of the six Jackson County schools on the list - Marianna Middle School, Grand Ridge School, Cottondale Elementary School and Graceville Elementary School
- dropped from a "B" to a "C." Of those four "C" schools, Grand Ridge and Graceville ben> OBITUARIES...5A
efited from the state's one-letter grade-drop protection, which prevents any school from falling more than one letter grade in 2014. According to the Associated Press, that controversial rule was adopted after complaints that the current system had become too complicated.. AccordingtotheDepartmentof Education, Panhandle standouts for this latest batch of school grades can be found in Calhoun
County, where all elementary and middle schools earned a preliminary "A"; and Washington County, where the number of elementary and middle schools earning an 'W"A" increased by two schools.
Statewide, the number of elementary and middle schools earning a preliminary "A" was up, but the number
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TUESDAY, JULY 15
a Marianna City Farmers Market Open -.7.a.m. to noon at Madison St. Park. Now featuring Panhandle arts and crafts every Saturday. )) St. Anne Thrift Store - 9 a.m. to I p.m. St. Anne's Catholic Church, 3009 Fifth St., Marianna. Welcome donations: household items, clothing and jewelry. Proceeds go to help the less fortunate in our community. Call 482-3734. a Beginner/players Pinochle -10 a.m. at McCormick Lake Clubhouse. Everyone welcome to come and play. For more information, call 272-6611. a Optimist Club of Jackson County Meeting
- Noon at Jim's Buffet & Grill, 4329 Lafayette St., Marianna.
)) Sewing-Circle -1 p.m. at Jacl kson County Senior Citizens, 2931Optimist Drive in Marianna. Call 482-5028. .
n Preschool Summer Reading Program - 2 p.m. Grand Ridge Senior Citizen Center. Come and explore science while having summer reading fun with weather, flight, experiments, colors, sound, feature and more.
a Panhandle Public Library Cooperative System Board Meeting- 4 p.m. at 2862 Madison St., Marianna.
)) Jackson County School Board Meeting - 4
p.m. School Board, 2903 Jefferson St., Marianna. Agenda for meeting can be viewed at www.jcsb.org D School Age Summer Reading Program - 4
p.m. Grand Ridge Senior Citizen Center. Come and explore science while having summer reading fun with weather, flight, experiments, colors, sound, nature and more.
n Movie Night - 5:30 p.m.Jackson County Public Library, Marianna.
)) Capt. Luke Lott's Calhoun Guard, Camp 2212 Sons of Confederate Veterans Meeting - 6 p.m. Altha Community Center. All southern ahd confederate heritage men, women and children welcome. a Sneads High School Foundation Meeting
- 6:30 p.m. Sneads High School Library. a Disabled American Veterans Meeting - 7 p.m. at the DAV Chapter 22 house, 3083 DAV Lane, Marianna. Call 209-4310. p Alcoholics Anonymous Closed Meeting - 8-9
b.m. in the AAroom of First United Methodist Church, 2901 Caledonia St. in Marianna. Closed discussion with 12 and 12 study. Everyone with a desire to stop drinking is welcome.
WEDNESDAY, JULY 16
a Preschool Summer Reading Program - 9 a.m. Graceville Civic Center. Come and explore science while having summer reading fun with weather,
flight, experiments, colors, sound, nature and more. n Balloon Man deWayne Reynolds Visits -10 a.m. Jackson County Library, Marianna. Come join the craziness and see amazing balloon creations by Dr. magical Balloons for children and adults. 482-9631.
)) Malone Joy Club-10 a.m. Joy Club House, S.R. r 2, Malone. Lunch served at noon. Games following lunch. Come and join the fun. a School Age Summer Reading Program - 11 a.m. Graceville Civic Center. Come and explore science while having summer reading fun with weather, flight, experiments, colors, sound, nature and more. a Alcoholics Anonymous Open Meeting - Noon to 1 p.m. in the AA room of First United Methodist Church, 2901 Caledonia St. in Marianna. )) Preschool Summer Reading Program - 2 p.m. The Gallery in Campbellton. Come and explore science while having summer reading fun with weather, flight, experiments, colors, sound, nature and more. )) School Age Summer Reading Program - 4
p.m. The Gallery in Campbellton. Come arind explore science while havingsummer reading fun with weather, flight, experiments, colors, sound, nature and more
THURSDAY, JULY 17
a Marianna City Farmers Market Open -7 a.m. to noon at Madison St. Park. Now featuring Panhandle' arts and crafts every Saturday. a International Chat'n' Sip - 8:30-10 a.m. at the Jackson County Public Library, 2929 Green St. in Marianna. Learning Center staff and their international English learners invite the public for the exchange of language, culture and ideas in a relaxed environment. Light refreshments served. No charge. Call 482-9124.
n St. Anne Thrift Store - 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. St. Anne's Catholic Church,3009 Fifth St., Marianna. Call 482-3734.
n Caregiver Support Group Meeting -11a.m. to noon in the First Presbyterian Church Social Hall, 4437 Clinton St., Marianna. Open to all family caregivers providing cafe to loved ones or friends. Confidential group, facilitated by a professional group counselor. Coffee, water, light snacks provided. a Chipola Civic Club Meeting - Noon at The Oaks Restaurant, U.S. 90 in Marianna. The CCC's focus is the local community, 'Community, Children & Character." Call 526-3142, )) Marianna Kiwanis Club Meeting - Noon at Jim's Buffet & Grill, 4329 Lafayette St., Marianna. Call 482-2290.
n Tools to Quit Class - 2-4 p.m. Jackson County Public ]ibrary, 2929 Green St., Marianna the host. Facilitator: AHEC Representative James Lewis. To
register call Mrs. Ann Bryan 482-9631 or James Lewis 718-7935.
n Regional Job Fair - 2-6 p.m. National Guard Armory, Marianna. First 30 minutes reserved for Veterans. For more information, call 633-2737 or 557-2971 or www.careersourcechipola.com n Jackson County School Board Budget Workshop Meeting -4 p.m. School Board Office, 2903 Jefferson St., Marianna. Open to public. Agenda can be viewed through district website www.jcsb.org. For additional information, call 482-1200. a Jackson County School Board Special Budget Meeting- 5 p.m. School Board Office, 2903 Jefferson St. Marianna. Open to public.. Agenda can be viewed through district website www.jcsb.org. For additional information, call 482-1200. n Jackson County Habitat for Humanity Annual Meeting - 5:30 p.m. in the Affiliate conference Room, 4735 U.S. 90, Marianna. Public invited. n Jackson County NAACP Meeting - 5:30 p.m. in the St. James A.M.E. Church basement, 2891 Orange St., Marianna. Call 569-1294. a VFW & Ladies Auxiliary Meeting -6 p.m. at 2830 Wynn St., Marianna, with a covered-dish supper. Call 209-1797
a Summer Concert in the Park - 7:30 p.m. at Madison Street Park. Featured group: "Back 5", a southern rock band. Bring your lawn chair and cooler.
a Alcoholics Anonymous - Closed discussion, 8-9 p.m., First United Methodist Church, 2901 Caledonia St., Marianna, in the AA room. Attendance limited to people with a desire to stop drinking; papers will not be signed.
a Hooks and Needles - 10 a.m. at the Jackson County Public Library, Marianna Branch. New and experienced handcrafters welcome to create, share, learn or teach favorite projects. Call 482-9631. )) July Chamber Business Luncheon - 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Rivertown Community Church. Keynote speaker: Stan Connally, President/CEO of Gulf Power. RSVP to the Chamber either by phone 482-8060 or email firstname.lastname@example.org It is important to have an accurate count for lunch. a Madison Street Park Farmers Market - 4-7 p.m. at Madison Street park. Will be open each Friday evening. FMNP and Sr FMNP vouchers.are accepted. For more information, call 693-4078. )) Chess Club- 6-8 p.m. First United Methodist Church on Clinton St. in Marianna. Sponsored by Marianna Optimist Club for students for students 818 years of age in Jackson County.All students and their parents are welcome. Players of all skill levels including beginners are welcome. Call 693-0473.
The submission deadline for this calendar is two days before publication. Submit to: Community Calendar, Jackson County Floridan, P.O. Box 520, Marianna, FL 32447, email email@example.com, fax 850-482-4478 or bring items to 4403 Constitution Lane in Marianna.
The Marianna Police Department's latest call summary report was not available due to start of a system upgrade at the agency, which is still in progress.
The Jackson County Sheriffs Office and county fire/rescue reported the following incidents for July 13, the latest available report: One dead person, eight abandoned vehicle reports, one reckless driver, three suspicious vehicles, one suspicious incident, two suspicious persons, two highway obstructions, three physical disturbances, one verbal disturbance, one drug offense, three burglar alarms, 11 traffic stops, one criminal mischief complaint, seven civil disputes, five trespass complaints, one found or abandoned property
report, two follow-up investigations, one juvenile complaint, one snake complaint, one sex offense, one disabled
- - "z- car, one fraud
-- three assists of
S ' motorists or pedestrians, four assists of other agencies, three public service calls, two 911 hang-ups, one K-9 deployment, three welfare checks and one threat/harassment complaints.
The following people were
booked into the county jail during the latest reporting periods: )) Dejuan Hughes, 50, 639 West Central Boulevard, Orlando, driving under the influence of alcohol, driving while license revoked, refusal to submit to breath test.
)) Willie Bell, 56, 3047 Penn Ave., Marianna, trespass after . warning.
30, 1625 South Central Ave., Flagler Beach, failure to appear (possession of controlled substance-two counts), failure to appear (petit theft)j .
)) Washington Williams, 32,
4711 Highway 162, Marianna, possession of controlled substance (crack cocaine), possession of marijuana-less than 20 grams.
)) Ronderick Couch, 42, 218 North Kimbrell Ave., Panama City, public assistance fraud. )) Rory Davis, 18, 2290 Bethlehem Road, Cottondale, possession of marijuana-less than 20 grams, possession of drug paraphernalia. )) Jayson Owens, 19, 813 Wimbeldon Drive, Dothan, Ala., driving under the influence. )) Zachary Cook, 38, 1330 Orange Hill Road, Chipley, driving under the influence. )) Harry Stark, 31, 1395 Kay Ave., Chipley, willful fleeing/ eluding a law enforcement officer.
)) Reginald Williams, 18, 5272
Cliff St., Graceville, battery (domestic).
)) Madison Willis, 18, 4367
Kent Drive, Marianna, battery (domestic).
)) Derrick McCalister, 23, 1179
Selma Church Road, Graceville, hold for Washington Co. )) Norman Cooper, 49, 2489 Cedar Lane, Marianna, aggravated assault with a deadly weapon, battery (domestic), child abuse. )) Patricia Cooper, 47, 2489 Cedar Lane, Marianna, battery (domestic), child abuse. )) Justin Hamilton, 25, 10001
Highway 173, Graceville, driving while license suspended or revoked (knowingly). )) Kathy Vega, 39, 2931 Russ St., Marianna, driving under the influence.
. James Peters, 30,2824 McPherson St., Marianna, battery (domestic). )) Elliott Batson, 22, 3360 Plantation Circle, Marianna, driving while license suspended or revoked.
Jail Population: 204
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Man found dead in Chip ola River
BY DEBORAH BUCKHALTER
An FSU student from Kuwait was found dead in the Chipola River last Saturday just before 3 p.m., according to the Calhoun County Sheriffs Office. Officers were summoned to Johnny Boy Landing, located about three miles west of Altha off Highway 274, around 2:52 p.m. on the report of a drowning, authorities said.
SDeputies met two peo-
ple at the landing who said they had located the drowning victim in about 10 feet of water.
Captain Emory Godwin boarded the boat with them and went to the area where the victim was discovered. Calhoun County Sheriff's Of'fice requested that Calhoun County Search and Rescue come to the location, and the body was recovered shortly thereafter.
The name of the 19-year-
old victim was not immediately released, pending notification of next of kin. Authorities say he was one of several FSU students who went to the river on Saturday. Several agencies assisted Calhoun County Sheriff's Office in the recovery effort, including Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation, Calhoun County Search and Rescue, Altha Fire Department, and Calhoun County Emergency Medical Services.
Chipola to offer Corrections Classes
The Chipola College Public Service Department will offer a Basic Corrections course beginningAug. 11. The 420-hour program will meet weekdays from 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. through Nov. 11. Completion of the program prepares candidates to take the State Board Examination for entry into the Corrections field. Candidates for all programs must be at least 19 years of age and earn a passing score on the Criminal Justice Basic Abilities Test (CJBAT) offered at the Public Service Building every Tuesday at 12:30 p.m. Cost of the test is $45.
Applicants must have a standard high school diploma or its equivalent and must undergo a
medical physical examination, background check and drug screening. For information regarding the application process, contact Jamie McAllister, Corrections Coordinator, at 573-0437
The Senior Companion Program of Elder Care Services currently has openings for low-income seniors to participate in Jackson County/Jackson. County Senior Citizens Center. The Senior Companion looking for healthy active seniors 55 and older. Senior Companions serve 20 hours per week assisting frail elderly clients in their homes. In return for their services, Senior Companion earn a modest. tax-free stipend, mileage reimbursement, free
accident/liability insurance, recognition, earn paid leave and participate in oh-going training. The month stipend earned by Senior Companion is not subject to any tax or considered a as wages for the purpose of any public assistance. Senior Companion typically provide companion, respite care, and light homemaker services in the homes of designated clients. * Anyone interested in becoming a Senior Companion should contact Gina Smith, Program Coordinator at 547-2511. The Senior Companion Program is federally funded by the Corporation for national Service and sponsored by Elder Care Services, Inc., A United Way Agency.
From local reports
Outage: Monorail train 'evacuated at. Disney in Fla.
The Associated Press
LAKE BUENA VISTA
- A Walt Disney World spokeswoman says dozens of passengers were safely evacuated from a monorail train halted by a power outage during bad weather at its central Florida amusement complex. She says no one was hurt.
Spokeswoman Jacquee Wahler told The Associated Press there were thunderstorms around Walt Disney World when the elevated train stopped Sunday afternoon. She says a mechanized lift helped get passengers down.
"Due to weather, there was a power outage on
the monorail. There's currently one train on the system without power and all the guests are now off the train," she said in, a subsequent emailed update.
Wahler says the cause, of the power outage wasn't immediately known. She says there was no fire and all got down calmly.
'Zombie foredosures' vex Florida officials
The Associated Press
SARASOTA - Code enforcement officials in the city of Sarasota are asking for controls to hold banks responsible for hundreds of so-called "zombie Foreclosuress"
The Herald Tribune reports that many of these
2 teen cousins shot in separate Florida incidents
JACKSONVILLE - Two 17-year-old cousins are recovering from shotgun wounds received in separate drive-by shootings on the same Jacksonville street.
Authorities say one teen was shot in the leg early Sunday when someone in a passing car fired 15 shots. A couple of hours later another vehicle fired
foreclosures are homes that have been vacant for years, abandoned by owners who were evicted during the recession. The properties are in limbo, with banks and other large mortgage lenders slow to regain control of houses that threaten to become neighborhood blights.
20 shots a short distance away, strildking the second teen.
The Florida TimesUnion reports police and fire officials had just left the scene of the first shooting when the second one happened. The street is in the Sheriff'4 Office Operation Ceasefire zone, which as increased police presence to confront growing gun violence. Police say violence had decreased during the operation, but, on Friday a 14-year-old
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SCity leaders recently proposed an ordinance that would require the mortgage holders to register foreclosures and pay for maintenance. . The city counts 425 such. properties, part of a larger problem that has left 1,600 homes languishing in SOuthwest Florida alone.
boy was shot in the head during a shooting and a 16-year-old was fatally shot Thursday.
Business Affairs Manager Polly Floyd shares financial aid information during New Student Orientation.
No Tuition Increase at BCF
Special to the Florida9
New and returning students at The Baptist College of Florida 'in Gracevile are excited to find out that there will be no tuition increase for the Fall 2014 academic session. During a time when students are scurrying around trying to find resources necessary to continue their
education, BCP Trustee's voted to keep tuition rates at their current levels for the fall. This action will allow more students to take advantage of the education and degree programs -offered by the college.
The Business Affairs Office and Financial Aid staff have been diligently compiling scholarship
information and student aid materials for current and incoming BCF students while Admissions Counselors continue to recruit students for the fall semester which begins Aug. 18. For more information on tuition assistance and the upcoming new student orientation activities, contact263-3261 ext. 460.
Contractor falls to
death at TECO
TAMPA. - Officials say a contractor fell to his death froma catwalk at an old Tampa Bay area power plant.
The Hillsborough County Sheriffs Office reports that 31-year-old Bryan Hagan was working at the Tampa Electric Co. power plant Monday afternoon when he fell, through a metal grate and dropped more than 40 feet. Officials say he died at the scene. A TECO spokeswoman says the plant had previously been converted from coal to natural gas power generation, and workers were dismantling an old boiler that was no longer needed.
Hagan was an employee of Southeastern Construction and Maintenance. An after-hours message left with the company by The Associated Press wasn't immediately returned.
Groups ask judge to act quickly on map
TALLAHASSEE- A coalition of groups challenging Florida's map for Congress wants a judge to act quickly now that the map has been declared unconstitutional.
Circuit Judge Terry Lewis ruled last week that the state Legislature illegally drew Florida's congressional districts to primarily benefit the Republican Party.
But Lewis did not specify who should redraw the map or when it should be redrawn.
Lawyers for the
groups, which include the League ofWomen Voters, filed a motion
on Monday asking Lewis to hold a hearing to figure out what should happen next. The groups argue that with the 2014 elections looming, "time is of the essence for drawing a remedial congressional plan."
2 police officers tied
to KKK in Florida
FRUITLAND PARKTwo police officers are no longer with the city department here after a law enforcement report tied them to the Ku Klux Klan, an official said Monday. Deputy Chief David Borst resigned and Officer George Huniewell was fired last week, City Manager Gary LaVenia said. The link surfaced in a report from the Florida Department of Law Enforcement based on information from the FBI, which learned about the connection during a broader investigation, La
Venia said. He didn't know what it was focused on. SFlorida Department of Law Enforcement spokewoman Grtl Plessinger said she'couldn't say what was in the report since it is "active intelligence." An FBI spokesman in Jacksonville didn't immediately respond to a voicemail.
The State Attorney's Office told city officials that pending cases from the officers will be reviewed, although Borst's job was primarily administrative and didn't involve much patrolling, LaVenia said. The city of 5,000 residents is located about 40 miles northwest of Orlando. Fruitland Park was once known for its citrus groves and is in Lake County, where KKK violence in the 1940s and 1950s was chronicled in the Pulitzer Prize-winning book, "Devil in the Grove."
From wire reports
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Space station shipment launched from Virginia
The Associated Press
CAPE CANAVERAL - A commercial cargo ship rocketed toward the International Space Station :on Sunday, carrying food, 'science samples and new odor-resistant gym clothes for the resident crew. SOrbital Sciences Corp. launched its Cygnus capsule from the Virginia coast, its third space station delivery for NASA. "It's like Christmas in July," said Frank Culbertson, an executive vice president at Orbital Sciences and former astronaut. Daylight and clouds limited visibility, but observers from North Carolina to New Jersey still had a shot at seeing the rising Antares rocket. It resembled a bright light in the early afternoon sky. Its destination, the space station, was soaring 260 miles aboveAustraliawhen the Cygnus took flight. The
unmanned capsule should' arrive there Wednesday. This newest Cygnua contains more than 3,000 pounds of supplies, much of it food. Also on board: mini-satellites, science samples, equipment and experimental exercise clothes. NASA said the new type of clothing is resistant to bacteria and odor buildup. So the astronauts won't smell as much during their two hours of daily workout in orbit and they'll require fewer clothing changes. NASA is paying for the delivery service. The space agency hired two companies - the Virginia-based Orbital Sciences and California's SpaceX - to keep the space station well stocked once the shuttle program ended. The international partners also make shipments; the European Space Agency, for example, will launch its final supply ship in 1/2 weeks from French Guiana.
Administrator Charles Bolden (right) standing with his wife, Alexis Walker, and other guests as they watch the launch on Sunday.
This particular Cygnus the meals. delivery was delayed a few The Cygnus will remain months by various prob- at the space station for lems, including additional about a month. It will be engine inspections and, filled with trash and cut most recently, bad weath- loose for a fiery re-entry er at the Wallops Island Unlike the SpaceX Dragon launch site. The delays capsule, the Cygnus is not added to the tension for built to return safely to NASA's human exploration Earth. chief, Bill Gerstenmaier. Saturday, meanwhile, He said he breathed a sigh marked the 5,000th' day of of relief at liftoff given all continuous human habithe critical equipment on tation at the 260-mile-high board, not to mention all outpost. Six men currently
The Orbital Sciences Corporation Antares rocket launches with the Cygnus spacecraft onboard, Sunday.
are on board, representing the United States, Russia and Germany.
"Humans are explorers!" German astronaut Alexander Gerst said via Twitter.-
FSU warned that new search could be a 'sham
The Associated Press
TALLAHASSEE - Florida State University is trying to jump-start its tumultuous search for a new president, but top offi,cials have already been warned that the process could be viewed as a "sham" because of the candidacy of powerful state Sen. John Thrasher, who is seen as the front-runner.
Late last month, FSU officials agreed to revamp the search and wait until September to find a replacement for Eric Barron, ,who abruptly left FSU to take the top position at Penn State University. But emails obtained by The Associated Press show that the consultant first hired ,to help FSU told the head of the search committee that the university was trying to "concoct a competitive process." Those same emails show that Thrasher has reached out directly to top FSU officials .and that the former campaign manager .of Gov. Rick Scott has given advice about the search.
Bill Funk, the consultant who resigned
in early June after FSU's faculty questioned his work, told trustee Ed Burr that FSU would not be able to attract viable candidates as long as the 70-year-old Thrasher remained a candidate for the job.
Thrasher, an alumnus of FSU, lacks academic credentials but is a former House speaker and current chairman of Scott's re-election campaign. Thrasher's candidacy has emerged at the same time that rival University of Florida is searching for a new leader, but it wants someone with academic credentials. It was Funk who initially suggested FSU interview Thrasher first before considering other candidates. But FSU officials dropped that plan after other candidates, including state Supreme Court Justice Ricky Polston, applied for the post. The decision to designate Thrasher, a St. Augustine Republican, as the main candidate created a backlash among some faculty and students. Now FSU is accepting applications until early September before coming up with at least three candidates for the FSU board to consider.
Two days before Polston applied, however, Thrasher himself forwarded to a top FSU official an email from an FSU professor who complained Thrasher's supporters pushed ahead too quickly.
Thrasher told the professor he had talked to Burr, a Jacksonville businessman, and that he had agreed that the search should be broadened. Thrasher said Burr had discouraged him from writing a letter to suggest widening the search due to "the concern that some folks had suggested that I was manipulating the process."
Funk quickly fired offa response to Burr and another top FSU official.
"The best candidates will not come into the pool until John's candidacyis resolved
- so who are you going to interview?" Funk wrote to Burr on May 29. "It is my strongly held view that the opportunity for any real competitive process involving John has long passed. To concoct a 'competitive process' from this trulyweak field of active candidates would now be a sham ... and would be roundly seen as such."
SSome of the other emails bolster that
view. At least one high-ranking official from the University of Maryland dropped out of consideration amid the tumult. Funk in an email last week said it would be inappropriate to comment since his firm was no longer involved. Burr, however, maintained that after talks with the school's new search consultant he remains optimistic that FSU will be able to attract traditional candidates for the job.
"I will run what I believe to be an honest, complete and thorough process in deciding the next best president of Florida State University," Burr said. Burr also maintained that no' one is pressuring him to hand over the job to Thrasher. Burr's emails show that he has consulted Susie Wiles about the FSU presidency. Wiles, a fixture in Jacksonville political circles, is friends with Thrasher, Burr and Adam Hollingsworth, Scott's chief of staff. Wiles was the campaign manager for Scott in 2010. '.'There never been anyone that has called me, or told me we need to hire Sen. Thrasher as the next president." Burr said.
Floridas political landscape was upended with ruling
The Associated Press,
TALLAHASSEE - Florida's political landscape is being upended by a landSmark legal ruling that one legal expert says could influence the way other states draw their congressional districts.
A circuit judge ruled late Thursday that the state Legislature illegally drew Florida's congressional districts to primarily benefit the Republican Party. Judge Terry Lewis ruled that two of the state's 27 congressional districts were invalid and that the map must be redrawn.
Justin Levitt, a law professor at Loyola LawSchool who tracks redistricting cases, called the decision a "big victory" for Florida's voters that could be a model for other states to follow. The judge based his decision on the 2010 "Fair Districts" amendment approved by voters that says districts cannot be drawn . to favor an incumbent or a member of a political party.
"It does right by the voters who said they want a new way of doing business," Levitt said.
But on the day after .the ruling, many questions remained, including whether it could alter this fall's elections. Florida
Republicans currently hold a decisive 17-10 edge in the state's congressional delegation even though the state has gone to President Barack Obama in the last two elections. It appeared initially that any fallout from the decision would not develop until 2016 because the GOP-controlled Legislature would appeal the ruling. But so far, legislative leaders are being cautious about their next steps, especially since the state Supreme Court has decided against the Legislature in other recent redistricting cases.
"We jUst want to make sure we understand the ruling," said House Speaker Will Weatherford on Friday.
But the coalition of groups that challenged the Legislature plans to press forward. David King, a lawyer representing the group that includes the League of Woman Voters, said it would be wrong to allow the 2014 elections to go forward with illegally drawn districts. "Our opinion is that you are not supposed to hold elections based on unconstitutional maps," King said.
King said the groups will ask the judge next week howto complywiththe de-
cision. But state elections officials would likely oppose any effort to change districts now, since ballots for the Aug. 26 primary are about to start going out. In the immediate aftermath of the decision, one candidate for Congress ended his campaign. Former U.S. Rep. David Rivera, who is seeking a return to his South Florida seat despite ongoing legal issues, complained that "liberal activist judges" were holding candidates hostage because of the ruling. Rivera said he is suspending his congressional campaign and is now focused on returning to the state Legislature. U.S. Rep. Corinne Brown, D-Jacksonville, also blasted the decision as "seriously flawed." Brown's sprawling district stretches from Jacksonville
to Orlando and was one of the two deemed invalid by Judge Lewis. The groups suing over the districts contended the GOP-controlled Legislature packed Democrats into Brown's seat in order to help other Republicans. But Brown maintains that the district needstobe drawnthatway to ensure minority representation in Congress. Brown's concerns were not shared by U.S. Rep. Steve Israel.
Israel, chair of the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee, said in a written statement, "we applaud the courts for standing up for fairness by recognizing that the congressional map is partisan and unconstitutional. We will wait to see what the judge says about a new map, but it's a good day for Florida voters."
Some cynical about forrest development
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MIAMI - Plans to develop a plot of MiamiDade forest that's hdme to rare plants and endangered species is causing alarm among some environmentalists. The University of Miami sold the 88-acre tract of endangered pine rockland this month to Ram, a Palm Beach County developer planning a 185,000-square-foot Wal-Mart for the space, along with an LA Fitness, Chik-fil-A, Chili's and 900 apartments. To gain permission for the deal, Ram agreed to set aside 40 acres for a preserve. But outside the land reserved for preservation, a trove of rare plants has been found in recent weeks, as well as rare butterflies.
"You wonder how things end up being endangered? This is how. This is bad policy and bad enforcement," said
Dennis Olle, an attorney, who is on the board of the Tropical Audubon and the North American Butterfly Association.
About 40 species grow only in pine rocklands, which once ran from Homestead north to the Miami River. The largest remaining stretch of rockland, about 19,000 acres, is in Everglades National Park.
Federal officials say they're closely monitoring the project but are limited in what they can do. Sanctions, for example, can only be issued if endangered animals are killed.
The land was originally part of the Richmond Naval Air Station. It has remained largely undeveloped since UM opened its South (ampus in 1946. Over the years, the university floated plans to build offices and apartments, but none ever materialized until 2003.
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PHOTO COURTESY OF TEL AIR INTERESTS INC/MISS FLORIDA USA Grand Ridge resident Ashleigh Jordan Lollie shares the spotlight with her dad, Greg, her mother Shannon, and three of her grandparents as they posed for this picture after she was crowned Miss Florida USA last Saturday night. The family was still in Fort Lauderdale as of early Monday morning, signing pageant-related paperwork. A former Miss Grand Ridge and Miss Sneads, Lollie also holds the title.of Miss Emerald Coast
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- Her most prized possession, she wrote, is a letter written by her father before she left home for college.
If she could be a reporter for a day and have access to anyone in the world, she said she would interview her mom"...so all the world could see a real life role model. I would ask how she would advise youhtg men and women
who are considering marriage. I would also ask her to share her secret to happiness and fulfillment." She went on to talk about her parents' marriage: "My parents have been married for24 years. in a society where nearly half of all marriages end in divorce, I feel blessed to have such positive examples."
Lollie hopes to become a lawyer and set up shop on the Emerald Coast, practicing in the area of family or real estate law.
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Mary Louise Fuller, 80 ofChipley, Florida went home to be with the Lord' on Monday, July 14,2014 at her home.
Mary was born on April 2, 1934 in Chipley, Florida to, Noah and Mable(Corbin) Locke. She was a homemaker.
She was preceded in death by her parents: Noah and Mable Corbin Locke; husband: John W. Fuller; son: Kenny V. Nichols; sister: Alice Peacock.
She is survived by 'her three daughters:, Susan Blount of Birmingham, Alabama, Vickie Lynn Nichols of Westville, Florida, and Beth Ellison and husband Rick of Hubbard, Texas; Brother in law Bill Peacock of Chipley; three sisters: Lorene Prather of Marianna, Florida, Jewel Smith of Chipley, Florida, and Myrle Hudson of Tallahassee, Florida two brothers: James Locke of Bonifay, Florida and Kenny Locke of Grand Ridge, Florida; seven, grandchildren; seven great grandchildren; five step grandchildren; one step great grandchild.
Services willbe held at 11 a.m, on Wednesday, July. 16, 2014, at First Baptist Church with Rev. Bobby Pletcher officiating. Family will receive friends one hour prior to the service. Interment will follow in Vernon City Cemetery with Obert, Funeral Home directing.
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Myra "Nell" Moist 77 of Marianna passed away on Friday, July 11, .2014 in Jackson Hospital..
She was born in Cuthbert, Georgia on April 29, 1937 to the late Ernest James Smith and Eula Shellhouse Benefield.
Nell became a military wife in 1959 and accompanied her husband around the world before settling in Marianna in 1985. She retired from Bannerman Surveying as an office manager. Nell loved crafts, gardening, reading, and was an avid quilter and member of the local quilting guild.
She was preceded in death by her parents, two sisters and two brothers,
Nell is survived by her loving husband of 55 years Alvin R. Moist, Sr., U.S. Army .(Retired) of Marianna, three, daughters Lori 'Poindexter and husband Rick of Sallisaw, OK, Tina Boyd and husband Don of Cottonwood, AL, Amy Strawn and husband Christopher of DeFuniak. Springs, L, son Richard Moist of Tucson, AZ, grandchildren . IRick Poindexter(Emily), Samantha Meredith(Josh), David Poindexter, Brad Philpot (Amanda), Tad Crowson (Amy), William Dunway, Colton Batterson, Hannah, Sutfin, Christian Strawn, Chase Strawn, and Ashton Strawn. She was Me-Maw to Emerson, Evelyn, Eliza, and Jakob.
A celebration of life service for Nell will be held 'at 5:00 P.M. on Wednesday, July 16, 2014 in the Marianna Chapel Funeral Home. A time of remembrance will be held from 4:00 P.M. until time of service.
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Congresswoman Renee EIImers looks at photos provided by Hidalgo County Judge Ramon Garcia about the recent influx of undocumented minors at the U.S.-Mexico border Thursday July 3. The proposed bill by Sen. John Cornyn and Rep. Henry Cueller would allow U.S. Border Patrol agents to turn many of the kids around quickly at the Border.
Bill would speed removals
of Central American kids
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WASHINGTON - . TWo Texas lawmakers announced legislation Monday to speed removals of tens of thousands of Central American kids from the U.S.-Mexico border, as Washington searched for a solution to the growing crisis. The bill by Sen. John Cornyn, a Republican, and Rep. Henry Cuellar, a Democrat, would, allow U.S. Border Patrol agents to turn many of the kids around quickly at the border. Under current law, the youths stay here while awaiting an eventual hearing in the backlogged immigration court system, something. that can keep them in this country for years.
Of more than 57,000 unaccompanied minors who've arrived at the border 'since October, only 1,254 had been returned home as of the end of Jmune, according to a law enforcementofficialwho spoke anonymously to discuss confidential data. "The border region in :Texas has been overwhelmed over the pIast' few months by a deluge of undocumented immigrants from Central America," Cuellar said in a statement. "Today's legislation strengthens current law protect ng unaccompanied children and responds to the cisis."
The bill comes as the White House' is trying to get Congress to sign off, on a $3.7' billion emergency
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earning an "F" increased as well. Education officials say 962 elementary and middle schools earned a top grade in the state, up seven percent from last year.
This is the final year school grades will be. calculated using the current formula. Next year, a new
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of Kelson Avenue and Jefferson Street in Marianna. Sheawa was confronted after Rabon, who knew of the warrants, recognized him as a passenger in the truck while it was stopped at the gas station. None-of the other occupants of the vehicle face any charges, Rabon said. Sheawa at'first refused to get out of the truck, Rabon reported, and officers drew their weapons. They did not have to fire them, however, and no stun gun had to be used. In a written report of the incident, other details were provided. "Investigators gave several verbal commands, advising Sheawa to show his hands and not to move. Sheawa ignored the verbal commands given by the Investigators and continued to move his hands toward his waistband. The investigators again told
spending request to dealwiththe situationat the border by adding more immigration judges and detention facilities, among other steps. Republicans have made clear they won't agree to such spending without policy changes along the lines of what Cornyn and Cuellar, are seeking, and the White House has indicated support for some such changes. But immigrant advocacy groups and key Senate Democrats are opposed, making it unclear if a deal can be struck in the three weeks that remain before Congress leaves Washington for its annual August recess.
Administration officials were to travel to CapitolHill on Wednesday to brief senators on the situation, and House members were to 'hear from lawmakers who traveled to Central America over the weekend as part of aworking group convened by Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio. The Congressional Hispanic Caucus, which strongly opposes legal changes to returnri kids more quickly to dangerous and unstable situations, announced a meeting with President Barack Obama over the crisis.
Meanwhile U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement announced that the first flight returning Central American families back home landed in Honduras Monday with, 40 people on, board who'd been held in a new detention facility in
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Sheawa not to move and then advised him to place his hands outside the window of vehicle. Sheawa did comply with this order and was secured with handcuffs, the report stated.
"While exiting the vehicle Sheawa braced himself in the doorway of the vehicle in an attempt to resist exiting the vehicle," it continued. "Sheawa was then physicall removed from the door of, the vehicle and placed on the ground by the Investigators. Upon a search of Sheawa's person a plastic bag containing less than 20 grams of marijuana was located in right hand pocket of his shorts. Discovered in the left hand pocket of his shorts was a plastic bag that contained four smaller bags of suspected cocaine. The approximate weight of the cocaine was approximately 2 grams and when field-tested did show a presumptive positive for cocaine.
Artesia, New Mexico. The Cornyn-Cuellar bill would ameid a 2008 law passed to address victims of sex trafficking. That legislation guaranteed protections to unaccompanied youths arriving here from "noncontiguous" countries --- anywhere except Mexico or Canada. The existing law requires such youths to be turned over to the custody of the Health and Human Services Department within 72 hours, and from there they are generally placed with family members or others while awaiting a long-distant court hearing they may never attend.
The Cornmyn-Cuellar bill would allow Central Ainerican kids to be treated the same as Mexican youths, who can be sent back over the border quickly unless they are able to persuade Border Patrol agents that they have a fear of return, meriting further screening. White House and Obama administration officials have said they sups port this change, but in face of objections from allies in the immigrant advocacy community they have yet to propose it officially. Spokesman Josh Earnest said the White House welcomes "constructive engagement from Republicans"'! but will wait to see the actuallegislation. , ,The bill also aims to' speed the court process ,for those who do enter it.
which replaces the FCAT. State officials say the new school grading formula will be "more simple and transparent." "Its focus on student achievement and gains will help ensure a fair accountability system that helps measure student knowledge of the new Florida Standards," Education Commissioner Pamela Stewart said.
- strike the boy with the hammer but couldn't: catch him. At that point, he allegedly threw the hammer at the child but missed. In that, attempt, Cooper fell into the side ofthetrailer and damaged the skirting of the structure, police reported.
Officials say Patricia Cooper grabbed the boy in a chokehold from behind and eventually threw him to the floor.
Investigators say that despite the lengthy altercation, the boy was essentially unhurt physically.
After the parties separated with the son going to his sister's house and the parents returning to the family home, the Coopers called to report that the child had burglarized the home.
Their arrests occurred after authorities responded to their call and sorted out the alleged events of the night.
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SBut he did go inside to retrieve his PlayStation 3, "to keep himself occupied," police say, and then went back his sister's house.
When his parents returned home, intoxicated after a night of drinking, officials reported, they went nexf door after they realized- the boy had taken the PlayStation. An altercation ensued there. During the course of this confrontation, police say, Norman Cooper reportedly punched the child in the stomach and slapped him twice. The boy ran after that. Then Cooper allegedly picked up a claw hammer and started chasing his son. He reportedly tried to
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Marianna Ozone wins big over Franklin
Marianna's Ben Wiggins hits a pitch duing an 0 Saturday in Spring Hill.
BY DUSTIN KENT
The Marianna Ozone All-Stars advanced to the third round of the Dixie Youth Baseball Ozone State Tournament by knocking off Franklin County 18-4 in four innings Sunday in Spring Hill. Marianna was coming off of an 11-3 win over Hardee County in Saturday's opener, and the AllStars again found smooth sailing Sunday afternoon, using an eightrun explosion in the second inning to blow the game open. An RBI single by Sam Wiggins to score Caleb Torbett and an RBI sacrifice fly by Wilton Pittman to, score Wiggins put Marianna on top 2-0 in the first inning. After Franklin County got a run
back off of Sterlin Crumpler in the bottom of the inning, Marianna responded in the second thanks to five walks and two hits, including a grand slam by Wiggins to make it 10-1.
Franklin County scored a pair of runs in the bottom of the second, with Brady Donaldson coming out to the mound to relieve Crumpler, who pitching a scoreless inning and 2/3.
In the top of the third, Marianna pressed forward with six more runs, with Deacon Temples driving in the first run of the inning, followed by an RBI single from Tor'bett, a two-RBI double by Crumpler, and an RBI single by Pittman.
Carey Griffin closed out the game
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ANGELS STA E TOUiRUIENT
The Marianna Angels All-Stars celebrated their second consecutive state championship Monday morning in Okeechobee after beating Paxton 5-1. Marianna Will next play in the Dixie Youth Angels World Series starting Aug.4 inNorth Myrtle Beach, S.C
Marianna Angels win another state title
BY DUSTIN KENT
For the second year in a row, the Marianna Angels All-Stars are state champions. Marianna took a 5-1 victory over Paxton on Monday morning to clinch the title and advance to the Dixie Youth Pgels World Series in North Myrtle Beach, S.C., once again after finishing fifth last year in Petal, Miss.
"Everybody is excited about it. Everybody is thrilled to be able to repeat," Marianna coach Jim Williams said after Monday's win. "Now we're looking forward to trying to get everything geared up to focus
on the World Series. You play the district and then go to state and take a step up the ladder in competition, and it takes another step up whenyou get to the World Series." Ashlyn Wierman started. in the circle and went three innings to get the victory, with Amari Brown closing it out in the final two innings, and Sydney Powell and Jailey Gray providing the offensive punch with five combined RBI in the first inning.
The bases were loaded for Powell, who cleared them with a big hit to make it 3-0, with Gray later adding a two-RBI single to round out the Marianna scoring.
Wierman also struck out three batters and walked two while allowing no hits, with Brown also holding Paxton , hitless and striking out sixwith two walks.
Marianna opened the tournament Friday-with a 10-0 win over Paxton in four innings before blowing out Wahneta 13-0 in three innings Saturday. Monday's clincher wasn't nearly as decisive, but it was good enough to get Marianna where it wanted to be, with a chance to make history with a World Series title.
That won't be easy, however, as the four returning Marianna
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BY DUSTIN KENT
The MariannaAll-Stars were eliminated from the Dixie Youth AAA State Baseball Tournament in Desoto on Monday night after falling 11-4 to Lake Placid.
Mariannalostits opener Saturday to Sebring 14-4, giving up nine runs in the first inning and never getting closer than eight runs the rest of the way.
Grant Thompson started Saturday's game on the mound for Marianna and was replaced after one inning byBrandon Early, who pitched the final three innings to close it out.
'Marianna coach Shane Monk credited Sebring for the win, but said that his team did too much to provide help to a team that didn't need much. "They hit the ball, but we walked too many and gave them quite a -few extra outs, much more than I wanted to give them," he said. "That first inning, we made a lot of errors and they capitalized on them." Jacob Alday and Giovanni Wamble each went 2-for-2 to lead Marianna offensively, . with Dylan Tyus, Zane Monk, and Thompson picking up a hit apiece.,,
The Sneads AAA AllStars were knocked out of the tournament after two games, falling- to Shalimar 12-3 on Saturday and 15-8 to Holmes
County on Sunday.:
Sneads coach Chris Brown said the competition was just as difficult as he expected, but his team wasn't able to find enough consistency offensive!y to compete. "(Shalimar and Holmes County) played well, but just we didn't hit the ball too well," he said. "It was a good experience in all. A lot of the kids were young and haven't been down there and it was a lack of experience that hurt us, but they all enjoyed themselves and I think the kids learned a lot. Between district and state, they all learned and got better. They just have to keep practicing
to get better."
Graceville lost its opening game of the tournament 14-9 to Franklin County on Saturday and was scheduled to take on Holmes County on
- Monday night hoping to
SEC Media Days
Muschamp knows that wmmng means security
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HOOVER, Ala. - Florida coach Will Muschamp is confident he has the remedy for questions about his job security: Winning a lot of football games.
These are strange times for the Gators, who are coming off their first losing season Muschamp since 1979. Nearly everything went wrong in last year's 4-8 disaster, but Muschamp was upbeat during his Monday address at SEC Media Days, saying Florida has the talent for a quick turnaround. "There will be a lot of chatter about hot seat business and that's part of it," Muschamp said. "The way you combat that is by having a winning football team and winning football games,
which is what we're going to do." The . return of quarterback Jeff Driskel should help. The 6-foot-4, 230pound junior played just three games last season because of a season-ending leg fracture. Muschamp also hired offensive coordinator Kurt Roper from Duke to revamp a unit that scored 18.8 points per game - last in the SEC. Driskel said Roper's offense is "the polar opposite" of last year's style, which put an emphasis on time of possession and controlling the ball. It's the third offense Driskel has had to learn over the past three seasons. "Ithinkthegameisjustmovingtoward having to score points and trying to get as many plays in as possible, which is coach Roper's mindset," Driskel said. "He's a positive coach and puts players in positions to be successful."
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SNEADS RUNNER-UP AT STATE
he Sneads Darlings All-Stars celebrate after winning the district
championship over Marianna last month. Sneads came up one
win short of taking the state title Monday in Okeechobee after losing to Holmes County 9-5 in the championship game.
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Maizalhn: Marshall'embarrassed' Slive pushes
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HOOVER, Ala. - Auburn coach Gus Malzahn says quarterback Nick Marshall will "suffer the consequences" but isn't elaborating on what punishment he'll face after being cited for possession of less than an ounce of marijuana following a traffic stop in Georgia. The first public penalty: The Tigers' dual-threat quarterback was pulled out of Monday's scheduled appearance at Southeastern Conference media days. As the biggest name on the national runner-up Tigers, Marshall was still a big topic..
"We have high expectations for our players, specifically our quarterback being the face of our program," Malzahn said. "Up until last Friday, Nick has been a model student, model teammate and model citizen. But he made a mistake, and he's going to have to suffer the consequences of that mistake. I'm hot saying what that consequence is right now but it will be addressed." Auburn opens the season against SEC opponent Arkansas onAug. 30. Asked if Marshall could be suspended for all or part of that game, Malzahn said he's "not at that point yet." But he added that back-
up Jeremy Johnson "could start for the majority of the teams in college football. We'll just see what happens."
Marshall came to Auburn byway of junior college after getting dismissed from Georgia as a freshman. Malzahn said he hadn't been in trouble since arriving on the Plains. On the field, Marshall evolved into a dangerous weapon running the zone read for Auburn. He had 1,976 yards passing and 1,068 rushing last season, leading the Tigers to the national title game where they lost to Florida State on a touchdown with 13 seconds left.
Most of the offseason, the biggest issue facing Marshall was whether he would become more consistent as a passer. Now, he faces more questions about his behavior. Marshall was pulled over Friday for a window tint violation Friday afternoon in Reynolds, Georgia. He won't have to appear at a Sept. 10 court date if he pays $1,100 in fines. "He's very regretful, and he's embarrassed that he hurt his teammates, his family, his coaches, all of the above," Malzahn said. He said Marshall has addressed the team. Players at media days expressed support for their quarterback.
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Auburn Coach Gus Malzahn talks during a live segment on ESPN at SEC media days on Mondayin Hoover, Ala.
Center Reese Dismukes said Marshall has "been nothing but a great piece of this fun journey we've been on the past year." Added defensive tackle Gabe Wright:" We will want to really get behind him. There's no malice toward
Nick. He hasn't showed me enough negativity for that."
. Cornerback Jonathon Mincy also was arrested in June on a charge of marijuana possession. Malzahn wouldn't elaborate oh his punishment either.
The Associated Press
HOOVER, Ala. - Southeastern Conference commissioner Mike Slive is confident the NCAA reform he's been pushing for years will take a big step toward becoming a reality in August. The longtime leader of the SEC gave his annual state-of-the-conference speech at the beginning of
theleague's media days onMonday and wasn't shy about putting
More presSlive sure on
He said college athletics "must be willing to make appropriate changes," including giving the Big Five conferences autonomy to make their own bylaws.
"We are not deaf to the din of discontent across collegiate athletics that has dominated the news," Slive said.
The SEC has discussed several changes to the current system, includ-' ing full cost-of-attendance scholarships and providing long-term medical coverage to college athletes. The NCAAs board of directors will vote on the Big Fives autonomy request in August.
Slive said during the SEC's summer meetings in June that the Big Five
- which also include the Atlantic Coast Conference, Big Ten, Big 12 and Pac-12 - would consider forming a "Division IV" if they weren't granted autonomy on some NCAA governance issues.
He was optimistic then, and also on Monday, that such a drastic measure won't be needed.
"There is some angst on the part of many, but I think many realize we're moving into the 21st century, things are different and expectations of student-athletes are different," Slive said. "I think
when push comes to shove, it will pass." Slive didn't make any references to Division IV on Monday, but said the five conferences would "consider the establishment of a venue with similar conferences and institutions where we can enact the desired changes in the best interests of our student-athletes." He wasn't afraid to pull from the history books to make a point on the rapidly changing world of college athletics, quoting Dwight Eisenhower, Winston Churchill and Nelson Mandela at different moments.
Other topics of discussion by Slive during Monday's address:
a The SEC Network makes its debut on August 14th and has already been picked up by cable providers like DISH Network and AT&T U-Verse.
)) Slive announced that the SEC will have the authority to place programs in several bowls. Under the league's new bowl agreement, the Capital One Bowl will have the first selection of available SEC teams.
"Before making the final decision, the conference will consult with our institutions and with the bowls, but the decision will be ours," Slive said.
The SEC also has agreements with the Birmingham Bowl and the Independence Bowl. ' I Slive also used his yearly address to tout the league's success in all sports. The SEC had won seven consecutive football national championships before January, when Florida State narrowly topped Auburn in the BCS title game. Kentucky and Florida made the NCAA basketball tournament's Final Four while Vanderbilt recently won baseball's College World Series, giving an SEC team the title for the fourth time in six seasons.
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College Football Playoff Executive Director Bill Hancock poses with he College Football Playoff National Championship Trophy Monday. A rising gold football-shaped trophy will be the prize for the national champion in the new College Football Playoff.
Football Playoff's trophy is golden
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IRVING, Texas - A rising gold football-shaped trophy will be the prize for the national champion in the new College Football Playoff.
College Football Playoff executive director Bill Hancock unveiled the more than 2-foot-high trophy Monday. Made from 24-kaiat gold, bronze and stainless steel, the bottom of the trophy is shaped like a football and rises to form an actual-sized ball at the top. There are four laces, reflective of the four teams that will make it to the playoffs.
When addressing the cost of the trophy, Hancock called it a "priceless one-of-a-kind piece of
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Florida returns seven starters on both the offensive and defensive sides. The defense - which has been consistently good during Muschamp's three seasons - is led by sopho]more cornerback Vernon
The trophy, which weighs about 35 pounds, is designed to be hoisted from its foot-high bronze base that weighs another 30 pounds.
Hancock took a selfie with the trophy sitting in its base, but said the first hoisting will be reserved for-the winner of the first national championship game Jan. 12 in Arlington, Texas.
"It can be lifted out of the base and hoisted in quite an inspirational manner," Hancock said, The trophy will be taken to different locations before the.season, including Los Angeles this week, and showcased at several college football games during the season.
Hargreaves III and junior defensive lineman Dante Fowler, Jr.
Hargreaves was named a third-team.AP All-American last season as.a true freshman after finishing with 38 tackles, 11 pass breakups and three interceptions. He said the Gators have the ability to rebound quickly this season, point-
L'- .The semifinalmatchups for the first College FootballPlayoff will be announced Dec. 76n ESPN. The network said Monday thefour teams chosen by the selection committee to compete for the.national chamipioship will be disclosed at 12:45 EST at the top of the College Football Playoff Selection Show.
This season the semifinals will be played at the Rose'Bowl and Sugar Bowl. The pairings for the other four New Year's games that are part of the playoff rotation will be announced by the selection committee-by 3 p.m. EST on Dec. 7. Arkansas athletic director Jeff Long, who is the chai rmai of the selection committee, will be interiewed on the show Rece Davis will host, with analysts Kirk Herbstreit, Danny Kanell and David' Polloc.
ing to last year's SEC champion Auburn as a good example.
The Tigers had a 0-8 league record in 2012 before bouncing back and nearly winning the national championship. "You never know who's going to be the best, and that's why the SEC is the best conference in college football," Hargreaves said.
Alabama's Reed arrested for DUI
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- Police say Alabama defensivelineman Jarran Reed was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence Reed of alcohol.
Tuscaloosa police say Reed was stopped early Sunday after his car hit another car as both backed out of parking spaces. Police say Reed drove toward the lot's exit before being pulled over.
SA police statement says the 21-year-old junior college transfer's blood alcohol level registered .13 percent. The legal limit in Alabama is .08 percent. Alabama coach Nick Saban later said in a statement he will "determine the appropriate discipline" after evaluating the situation.
Reed practiced with the CrimsonTideinthe spring after transferring from East Mississippi Community College along with fellow defensive lineman D.J. Pettway.
Both will contend for playing time. *
Hargreaves said Florida's new offense could also be a big help for the defense
- which has had to adjust to the quick tempo during practice.
The Gators are the latest team to take the offensive approach, which has led to success for several programs such as Auburn, Mississippi and Texas A&M.
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Dear Annie: Every year, my grandmother and I go to my cousins' house for Christmas. This year is different for me. I have had the miracle of God helping me overcome some major addictions in my life.
I've expressed to my
uncle that I do not feel like Iknow who my cousins are now that we are adults and have lost touch to some extent. There are alsoeconomic differences. My income is near the poverty level, and I receive government assistance. My cousins, however, are financially successful. I have made attempts to meet with them, but it never happens.
They are not into religion, and I believe they are controlled by materialism. (My aunt and uncle give me cash for Christmas.) I also notice that they do not open presents in front of us. I feel like a stranger who just shows up for a free meal and to get
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"paid." I think that going there cheapens the importance that this day has for me. I would rather go where they feed the homeless and be an example unto them.
- Trying To Keep my Dignity
Dear Trying: While we agree that the holiday season includes rampant, materialism, you are being awfully harsh in your judgment of the relatives. The meal and exchanging of gifts is traditional in most families. Not opening presents is sometimes a way to. avoid embarrassing someone whose gift may not be as fancy as someone else's. Giving cash is a way of providing a gift when you aren't surewhat the other person likes and you want to please them. These are all kind and thoughtful gestures, and we aren't sure why you don't harbor more charitable thoughts toward your family. However, if going to
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your cousins' makes you miserable and you would rather spend the holiday feeding the homeless, we certainly wouldn't try to dissuade you. We wish more people would lend a hand to those in need.
Dear Annie: I have a suggestion for "Thought I Was Part of a Large Family," who feels distant from her siblings: Go to the reunion with a different focus. Take along family group sheets, which you can get at your local library or through Ancestry.com. Distribute one to each family to fill out, and have them return the sheets to you during the reunion. That way if you never go to another reunion, you still will have a lot of family information. Be sure they add their email addresses. This could bring the family closer together. It is a beginning, not an ending.
- Retired Genealogist
lead low to his jack or to his king? He does not have enough data to answer the question.
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- South will lose one club and four spades. So declarer must play a club to his king, hoping for the best.
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IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE FOURTEENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT
IN AND FOR JACKSON COUNTY, FLORIDA
CIVIL ACTION DIVISION:
CASE NO.: 32-2012-CA-000862
JPMORGAN CHASE BANK, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION,
DUSTIN JORDAN, et al, Defendant(s).
NOTICE OF SALE PURSUANT TO CHAPTER 45
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN Pursuant to a Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated JUNE 19,2014, and entered in Case No. 32-2012-CA-000862 of the Circuit Court of the Fourteenth Judicial Circuit in and for Jackson County, Florida in which JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association, is the Plaintiff and Dustin Jordan, Chipola Community Bank, successor in interest to First Capital Bank, are defendants, the Jackson County Clerk of the Circuit Court will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash in/on at the North IDoor of the Jackson County Courthouse, 4445 Lafayette Street, Marianna, FL 32446, Jackson County, Florida at 11:00AM CST/12:OOPM EST on the 28th day of AUGUST, 2014, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment of Foreclosure: LOT 1, BLOCK 6 OF WEST MANOR, UNIT NO. 1, ACCORDING TO PLAT THEREOF FILED FOR RECORD IN THE OFFICE OF THE CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT OF JACKSON COUNTY, SAID PLAT BEING A REDIVISION OF A PORTION OF THE WEST ADDITION AND THE DAVIS ADDITION TO MARIANNA, FLORIDA, AND THE LANDIEMBRACED THEREIN LYING IN THE EAST OF NORTHWEST 1/ OF SECTION 3, TOWNSHIP 4 NORTH, RANGE 10 WEST. A/K/A 2933 NOLAND ST MARIANNA FL 324463107
Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the.date of the Lis Pendens must file a claim within 60 days after the sale. Dated in Jackson County, Florida this 19th day of June, 2014.
Clerk of the Circuit Court Jackson County, Florida
By: Tammy Bailey
Attorney for Plaintiff
P.O. Box 23028
Tampa, FL 33623
(813) 221-9171 facsimile eService: email@example.com MA - 011331F01
If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact the ADA Coordinator by mail at P. O. Box 1089, Panama City, FL 32402 or by phone at (850) 747-5338 at least seven (7) days before your scheduled court appearance, or immediately upon receiving this notification if the time before the scheduled appearance is less than seven (7) days. If you are hearing impaired, please call 711.
NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR WATER USE PERMIT
Notice is hereby given that pursuant to Chapter 373, Florida Statutes, the following application for a vater use permit has been received by th" Northwest Florida Water Management Di' rict:
Ak Location number I 07486 filed 07/07/2014 Tovn r : Alford, Attn: Silvestra Tharpe, P.O. Brv -28, Alford, FL 32420 Requesting an annual average daily withdrawal of 68,604 gallons per day from the Floridan quifer System for Public Supply use by an xisting facility
General withdraw val locatic 1(s) in Jackson County: TO3N, R12W, Sec 2; TO4N, RL N, Sec. 35, 36
Interested persons may bmit written comments/objection or. )mit a written request for the notice of p' posed agency action (NOPAA) regarding the application by writing to: Division of Resource Regulation, Northwest Florida Water Managerr nt District, -'i: Terr Peterson, 152 Water Management rIive, Havana, Florida 32333.
A NOPAA will be mail anly to persons who have filed such requests. A NOPAA must be requested in order to be advised of further proceedings and any public hearing date. Written comments/objection or NOPAA requests must be received by 5:00 p.m. eastern time on August 1, 2014.
No further public notice will be p-ovided regarding this application. Publica 'on of this notice constitutes constructive not -e of the permit application to all substantially affected persons.
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Anthony stays in New York, still a Knick 'at heart'
The Associated Press
NEW YORK - Carmelo Anthony wanted to be' a Knick a few years ago, and nothing has changed now. Anthony is staying in New York, announcing his decision Sunday in a posting titled "My City, My Heart" on his website.
"This organization has supported me and in return, I want to stay and build here with this city and my team," Anthony said.
He explained that he owed it to himself to explore all his options as a free agent,. and thanked the teams he met with for their interest
"Through it all, my heart never wavered," he wrote. 'The Knicks can pay the All-Star forward nearly $130 million over five years, thoughAnthonysaid he would be open to taking less thanthemaximum salary if it would help build a winning team -and team president Phil Jackson said Sunday, speaking after New York's summer league practice in Las Vegas, that Anthony did exactly that.
"He did exactly what we, kind pof asked him to do -
give us a break in the early part of his contract so that when we have some wiggle room next year, which will hopefully be big enough wiggle room, we can exploit it, provide a more competitive team for our group," Jackson said. Jackson said he and team officials have known longer than indicated Anthony would sign, but did not want to say anything until they could crunch the numbers and get to a figure everybody agreed upon. S"There were some issues about how to structure all the financial part of it," Jackson said. "That's still something you can't jump the gun on, so we just held on to our information for a while. We're all set." And now, the next step in rebuilding the Knicks can occur. Jackson is still cautioning that it will take time, but having Anthony is clearly a big piece of the puzzle.
Anthony decided four summers ago he wanted a trade from Denver to New York, and the Nuggets were finally able to accommodate him in February 2011. Anthony, who was born in Brooldyn, wrote in his
THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
New York Knicks' Carmelo Anthony (7) smiles after hitting a 3-point shot against the Dallas Mavericks during an NBA basketball gam in New York. Anthony is remaining with the Knicks, saying he wants "to stay and build here with this cityand my team:'Anthony made his decision official Sunday with a posting on his website. He writes: "In the end, I am a New York Knick at heart:'
posting that at that time he had dreamed of coming back of NewYork But the 30-year-old forward also wants to compete for championships, and the Knicks don't seem ready at the moment. They
went 37-45 last season, the first time in Anthony's 11year career he missed the postseason.
Jackson's arrival in March Helped provide Anthony with the confidence to return, believing the qrga-
nization can return to its glory days and contend for a title.
"We're glad Carmelo is seeing that we have the vision, trusted us with what we anticipate," said Jackson, who won 11 NBA titles as a coach - six with Chicago and five with the Los Angeles Lakers. "He implied and impressed upon us his desire to win and to be on a competitive team. And our message to him is we are going to be a competitive team. "It may not be instantaneous, we may not be able to just drop in and win a championship," Jackson said. "But it's going to be something that we're goaloriented and that's the direction we're going. And so we're really happy he came through and agreed to apply his talents with us." Anthony met with Chicago, Houston, Dallas and the Lakers after terminating the final year of his contract and becoming a free agent July 1. A few of those teams seem much closer to contending than the Knicks, but none could offer anywhere near the salary under NBA rules, which allow players to sign
five-year deals with their current teams but only for four years with another. "I am looking forward to continue my career in Orange & Blue and to work with Phil Jackson, a champion who builds championship teams," Anthony wrote.
Jackson and the Knicks made it cdeart"how much they wanted to keep the 2012-13 NBA scoring champion, telling him ina July 3 meeting in Los Angeles that theywere willing to pay him the maximum allowable salary. "There never was any tension in our conversations," Jackson said. "I think it really went very well for us. All the conversations Were relaxed, they were comfortable. You had the feeling that he really wanted to listen to what was offered and he really wanted us to hear him and we did."
Anthony took another 10 days to announce his decision, though apparently the Knicks were his preference all along. "I will always remember this chapter in my life," he wrote. "In the end, I am a NewYork Knick at heart."
Bosh enthusiastic for Rose could bolster Team USA roster
The Associated Press
The Associated Press
Half a world away, Chris
Bosh could not escape the
frenzy of last week..
An offer from the Houston Rockets was waiting.
His longtime Miami teammate LeBron
a few moments, Bosh
found him- Bosh
self wondering if his days with the Heat were over.
Then he looked at his family, and everything stopped.
' "We've built a life in South Florida and we're comfortable," Bosh said Sunday. "So I had to do what's best now for myself and my family."
With that, his decision became very easy. Bosh will sign a $118 million, five-year deal to stay with the Heat, a formality only held up by the logistical challenge presented by him being in Ghana right now and with more exotic stops on a family vacation still to come before returninghome.
When he finally puts pen. to paper, the Heat locker room will essentially become his - and in an interview with The Associated Press, Bosh said that while it's a shock to realize James is no longer with Miami after four seasons, he's ready to have that voice.
"I can't lie to you: I'm excited. I'm excited for the challenge," Bosh said during a break from NBA Africa duties. "I want to step. up to the challenge. I feel this is a chance to prove to myself and others that I can still do this. "I want to see if I can do what's necessary to go in there and win every night. That's the challenge of being a leader. It excites me.
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players who competed in last year's Series can attest to.
"Every team you face in the World Series is a state champion. We know those people earned their way just like we did, so it will be a much different level of competition I'm sure," Williams said. "But it's exciting to be a part of it. It =Jwas great to go there last
It's been a long time and I feel like I'm a much better player and a leader now, so it'll be fun."
Bosh had that role in Toronto before coming to Miami, then was perceived as a No. 3 behind James and Dwyane Wade when they teamed up in 2010 to begin the "Big 3" era with the Heat.
* Now, Bosh will be one of the league's highest-paid players over the next five seasons, and with that comes a responsibility role to lead.
"It's a very different process," Bosh said, "but I think I know how to do it." The Heat called James' decision disappointing, and Bosh acknowledged that there was a "shock factor" when he heard, but Miami is moving on. They've locked Bosh up, are closing in on a new deal with Wade and got a commitment Sunday from small forward Luol Deng on a two-year deal not long before point guard Mario' Chalmers announced on 'Iwitter that he's returning to the team. Plus, the Heat have deals pending with forwards Josh McRobeits and Danny Granger. "Proud to say I'm back," Chalmers wrote. Miami has been to the NBA Finals in each of Bosh's first four seasons there, the team's two-year run as champions coming to an end when the Heat lost in five games to San Antonio last month.' SBosh got over that loss fast.
"We weren't going to beat those guys," Bosh said. "They were clicking on all cylinders.... You can accept losing to such a great team."
After that, free agency followed. Bosh, Wade and James met last month for lunch, one that created tons of speculation once word got out.
year and it's a bigger thrill this year to take these girls because we had eight new girls move up this year.
"To win district and go back and win another state title with basically a new group of girls is quite exciting for us coaches, but also for the four returning girls to have another chance at the World Series is exciting. We're hoping that this year's team will improve on last year." The World Series begins Aug. 4.
Coach Mike Krzyzewski hopes Derrick Rose's NBA comeback begins in a USA uniform. Even if Rose isn't ready, the Americans have plenty of talent for another run at a world championship. Rose and four returnees from the 2012 Olympic men's basketball champions were amongthe 19 players selected Monday for this summer's U.S. national team roster. Kevin Durant, Kevin Love, James Harden and Anthony Davis were the four holdovers from London, and there were new additions of Toronto's DeMar DeRozan and Chandler Parsons, who is leaving Houston for Dallas.
Players will report to training camp this month in Las Vegas, where Rose will try to show he's recovered from his latest knee surgery. The rest of the roster: Stephen Curry and Klay Thompson (Golden State), Kyrie Irving (Cleveland), Blake Griffin (Clippers), Paul George (Indiana),DamianLillard (Portland), Gordon Hayward (Utah), DeMarcus Cousins (Sacramento), Bradley Beal (Washington), Andre Drummond (Detroit), Kenneth Faried (Denver) and Kyle Korver (Atlanta).
Parsons headed to Mavericks
DALLAS - Chandler Parsons is going to the Dallas Mavericks after the Houston Rockets decided not to match the restricted free agent's three-year offer sheet worth more
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on the mound for Marianna, giving up one unearned run in the fourth and final inning. Wiggins finished 2-for3 with the grand slam, five RBI, and, three runs scored, while Torbett was 3-for-3 with two RBI, and three runs, and
Chicago Bulls star Derrick Rose leaves the United Center after the Bulls met with NBA free agent Carmelo Anthony earlier this month.,Rose's basketball comeback could begin in a Team USA uniform after ihe was named to the national team roster.
than $45 million.
Parsons tweeted Sunday after he said he heard from Rockets general manager Daryl Morey and owner Leslie Alexander about the team's decision.
"Nothing but utmost respect for them, the fans and the city of Houston. THANKYOU for your support!," Parsons wrote before following that with another farewell tweet. "Houston will always have a special place in my heart and I will never forget the memories. My teammates,'I love you, thank you," his second entry read. The 6-foot-9 small forward signed the offer sheet early Thursday, only minutes after the NBA's moratorium on signing free agents ended. Hous-
Crumpler was 1-for-4 with three RBI, and two runs.
Ben Wiggins, Temples, and Rylan Evans also had hits for Marianna.
In Saturday's win over Hardee, Pittman started on the mound and picked up the win while also going 3-for-3 at the plate, with Ben Wiggins going 2-for-3 with a double and four RBI and clos-
tonh hd until Sunday to match: Mark Cuban welcomed Parsons to Dallas in a message Sunday afternoon on a Cyber Dust account controlled bythe Mavericks owner and the team.
Indiana faces new challenges
INDIANAPOLIS -The road to another Eastern Conference final just got a whole lot tougher for the Indiana Pacers.
In less than a month, they've seen their division transformed. from Lottery Central to the NBA's center of attention.
LeBron James' decision to go home has Cleveland back on the list of title contenders.
Marianna was scheduled to face East Lakeland on Monday night in a meeting between the only undefeated teams still i the tournament.
ing the game out on the mound.
Griffin was 1-for-3 with three RBI, while Crumpler was 1-for-2 with a double, Sam Wiggins 1-for-3 with a single, and Temples 1-for-1 with a single and a
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