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Jackson County Floridan
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Murder suspect, fellow escapee recaptured


A murder suspect and another inmate have been captured after escaping from dueHolmes County jail early Wednesday. if press release about the escape of 28year-old David Challender and 32-yearold Jeffery Morrill, authorities did not say how they' got away.
Morrill was captured soon after the escape, but Challender was still missing

hours later. He was captured well before noon,however..
Challender was awaiting
trial accused of murder, home invasion/robbery with a weapon, burglary Challender of a dwelling and burglary with intent to commit theft. He was also listed as a fugitive from Gwinnett County, Georgia. Morrill's criminal offenses leading to a recently

imposed 30-year prison
. term were not listed in the
release, but Florida Department of Corrections website identifies him as having been in prison previously for offenses Morrill including sexual battery,
burglary, and fleeing a law enforcement officer. Authorities say Challender and Morrill had escaped around 12:40 a.m.

According to the Holmes County Sheriff's Office, Challender was being housed in the Holmes County jail for the Bay County Sheriffs Office while awaiting trial in that jurisdiction for murder, home invasion/robbery with a weapon, burgy of a dwelling, burglary with intent to commit theft.
No" information was released about how the men got away or how they were captured.


A crash involving two vehicles occurred Wednesday afternoon in Marianna on
U.S. 90 westbound. Marianna Police Department Chief Hayes Baggett said a
gold Nissan Maxima pulled out of the McDonald's parking lot and a black vehicle, traveling westbound, hit the back seat driver's side of the Maxima. Two passengers from theback seat of that vehicle, an adult female and a baby, approximately 5 months old, were transported to the hospital with minor injuries.

Register by Monday to vote in primaries

Party changes also due


MARIANNA - The 2014 Primary Election is set for Tuesday, Aug. 26, but in order to participate, new voters should register soon. Allnewvoter registrations or changes to political party affiliation need to

be complete by Monday, July 28. As we reported last month, Jackson County voters on Aug. 26 will decide the District 1, 4 and 5 school board seats and determine which candidates will face off in November for the District 2 and 4 county commission spots.
Other races on the August ballot include a judgeship on the 14th Judicial Circuit, the retention of judges in the First District Court of Appeal and

the Republican candidate for State Representative District 5, a seat currently held by Marti Coley. For those wanting to avoid Election Day lines, early voting is available Aug. 16-23 at three locations: Supervisor of Elections' Office in Marianna, Sneads City Hall and Graceville City Hall. To vote by mail via an absentee ballot, voters have until

See VOTE, Page 5A

Compass Lake In the IUs

County rejects


hike, approves


Money to be used on

road improvement project

Jackson County Commissioners rejected a proposed $15 annual increase in the special assessment paid by Compass Lake in the Hills property owners to pay for certain essential subdivision services, but authorized a drawdown from assessment reserves to pay for road improvements that the increase would have funded. The board's decision came Tuesday night following a public hearing on the proposal that would have increased the assessment from'$135 a Laymon year to $150. The uptick would have generated about $85,000, money that was to be earmarked for adding rock to certain dirt roads in the subdivision.
Several people spoke at the hearing, some who supported the increase and some who did not. Jim Gibbs, who owns 28 lots in the subdivision with a partner, said that he felt it was the obligation of the county commission to ensure that the roads in the subdivision are properly maintained and that he had been pleased with previous improvements recently undertaken there. The county commission had been responsible for establishing the Municipal Services Taxing Unit being discussed, he pointed out, saying he felt that the MSTU, while not perfect, was the mechanism by which the county could help the community continue to thrive and improve. Arthur Dutch spoke against the increase, saying he felt that the majority of residents there are not in favor of it. He disputed a straw poll that had been carried out by subdivision manager John Laymon indicating overwhelming support of the increase
See REQUEST, Page 5A

Marianna adopts tentative millage rate

Doubts arise over
JCDC office plan

MARIANNA - During a special meeting Wednesday night, members of the Marianna City Commission, voted unanimously to adopt a tentative millage rate for,: the upcoming fiscal year. The rate of 2.8164 mills is the same rate the city used last year, but due to an increase in the taxable value

of property, an additional $14,000 is expected to be generated by it this time. With city officials choosing not to adopt a rollback rate that would have kept the revenue steady, state regulations mandate that the next year's rate be advertised to the. public as a "tax increase." Public hearings on the millage rate and overall municipal budget are expected in the copmngweeks. Also discssed at the' meeting were plans for what

See MILLAGE, Page 5A



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Publisher - Valeria Roberts

Circulation Manager - Dena Oberski

Telephone: 850-526-3614
Street Address:
4403 Constitution Lane
Marianna, FL32448
Office Hours:
Weekdays, 8 a.m. to 5 ptm.

You should receive your newspaper no later than 6 a.m. If it does not arrive, call Circulation between 6 a.m. and noon,Tuesday to Friday, and 7 a.m. to 11 a.m. on Sunday. The Jackson County Floridan (USPS 271-840) is published Tuesday through Friday and Sunday mornings. Periodical postage paid at Marianna, FL.

Home delivery: $11.23 per month; $32.83 for three months; $62.05 for six months; and $123.45 for one year. All prices include applicable state and local taxes. Mail subscriptions must be paid in advance. Mail subscriptions are: $46.12 for three months; $92.24 for six months; and $184.47 for one year.

All subscriptions to the Jackson County Floridan include delivery on Thanksgiving . Day for which there is a premium charge.

The advertiser agrees that the publisher shall not be liable for damages arising out of errors and advertisements beyond the amount paid for the space actually occupied by that portion of the advertisements in which the error occurred, whether such error is due to the negligence of the publisher's employees or otherwise, and there shall be not liability for non-insertion of any advertisement beyond the amount paid for such advertisement. This newspaper will not knowingly accept or publish illegal material of any kind. Advertising which expresses preference based on legally protected personal characteristics is not acceptable.

The Jackson County Floridan will publish news of general interest free of charge. Submit your news or Community Calendar events via e-mail, fax, mail, or hand delivery. Fees may apply for wedding, engagement, anniversary and birth announcements. Forms are available at the Floridan offices. Photographs must be of good quality and suitable for print. The Floridan reserves the right to edit all submissions.

The Jackson County Floridan's policy is to correct mistakes promptly. To report an error, please call 526-3614 Monday-Friday.

Community Calendar

a Marianna City Farmer's Market Open -7 a.m. to noon at Madison St. Park. Now featuring Panhandle arts and crafts every Saiturday. )) St. Anne Thrift Store - 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. St. Anne's Catholic Church, 3009 Fifth St., Marianna. Call 482-3734
)) Life Line Screening - 10 a.m. St. Anne Catholic Church, 3009 Fifth St., Marianna. Must have an appointment. To register for the event and receive a $10 discount off a package priced above $129 call 888-643-6441 or visit www.lifelinescreening. com/communty-partners ) 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. )) Summer Concert in the,Park - 7:30 p.m. at Citizen's Lodge. Featured group: Drycreek, a bluegrass band. Bring your lawn chair and cooler. )) 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.

n 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 4829631.
) Madison Street Park Farmers Market - 4-7 p.m. at-Madison Street park. Will be open each Friday evening. FMNP arid Sr. FMNP vouchers are accepted. For more info call 6934078. a Chess Club - 6-8 p.m. First United Methodist Church on Clinton St. in Marianna. Sponsored by Marianna Optimist Club for students,fpor students 8-18 years of age in Jackson County. All students and their parents are welcome. Players of all skill levels including beginners are welcome. Call 6930473.
)) "Senior Singles" Meeting - 6-8 p.m. Eastside Baptist Church (in the rear), U.S. 90 East, Marianna. New location. Ample parking. Singles age 50 and older are invited for games, food, prizes and speakers. No charge. Donations accepted;' proceeds fund charitable endeavors of Marianna's Gathering Place Foundation. Call 272-6611. )) Celebrate Recovery - 7 p.m. at Evangel Worship Center, 2645 Pebble Hill Road in Marianna. Adult and tden meetings to "overcome hurts, habits and hang-ups:' Dinner: 6 p.m. Child care available. Call 209-7856, 573-1131. n Alcoholics Anonymous Open Meeting - 8-9 p.m. in the AA room of First United Methodist Church, 2901 Caledonia St. in Marianna.

a Marianna City Farmer's Market Open -7 a.m. to noon at Madison St. Park. Now featuring Panhandle arts.and crafts every Saturday. a Alcoholics Anonymous Open Meeting - 8 a.m. in the AA room of First United Methodist Church, 2901 Caledonia.St. in Marianna.

))Jackson County Master Gardeners' Summer Herbal Workshop - 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Jackson County Extension Service, 2741 Penn Ave:, Marianna. Cost $20. Lunch provided featuring herbal dishes. Preregistration required by July 24. Call 482-9620.,
) 24th Annual Andrew and Rebecca Cobb Family Reunion - 9 a.m. Agriculture Center, Bonifay. All familyand friend invited. Bring well-filled food basket and family photo to share. Entertainment will be provided. Call D.B. Worley 547-9282 (day or night) or Teresa Bush 263-47449 day) or 2633072 (night).
)Alford Community Health Clinic Hours -10
a.m. until last patient is seen, at 1770'Carolina St. in Alford. The free clinic for income-eligible patients without medicallinsurance treats short-term illnesses and chronic conditions. Appointments available (call 263 7106 or 209-5501); walk-ins welcome. Sign in before 11 a.m.

)),Jtoholics Anonymous Closed Discussion 6- :30p.'m. in AA room of First United Methodist. Church, 2901 Caledonia St. in Marianna. Attendance limited to people with a desire to stop drinking.

n Marianna Lions Club Meeting - Noon at Jim's
-Buffet & Grill, 4329 Lafayette St., Marianna. Call 482-2005.
)) Parkinson's Support Group Meeting - Noon in the ground-floor classroom of Jackson Hospital. Lunch provided. Those diagnosed with Parkinson's and their caregivers are invited. No cost to participate. Call 718-2661.
)) Jackson County Quilters Guild Meeting
- 5:30-7:30 p.m. at Jackson County Extension Service, 2741 Penn Ave., Marianna. Business meetings are fourth Mondays; other Mondays are for projects, lessons and help. All quilters welcome. Call 573-5434.
D Jackson Blue Springs and Merritt's Millpond Basin Management Action Plan Technical Meeting - 6:30-8:30 p.m. Bascom Town Hall, 4969 Basswood Rd, Bascom. D Breaking Free - 7-8 p.m. A closed SAA group is a 12-step fellowship of men and women recovering from addictive sexual behavior. For more info and location call Shawn at 693-1621 or email
n Alcoholics Anonymous Open Meeting - 8-9 p.m. in the AA room of First United Methodist Church, 2901 Caledonia St., Marianna.

n Marianna City Farmer's 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 1 p.m. St. Anne's Catholic Church, 3009 Fifth St., Marianna. SWelcome donations: household items, clothing and jewelry. Proceeds go to help less fortunate in our community. Call 482-3734. a Pinochle Club Meeting - 9:30-11:30 a.m. Ascension Lutheran Church fellowship hall, 3975 U.S.

90, Marianna. Everyone invited. Call 482-6132. a Beginner/players Pinochle -10 a.rm. at McCormick L aike Clubhouse. Everyone welcome to come and play. For more info call 272-6611. D Orientation - Noon to 3 p.m. at Goodwill Career Training Center, 4742 U.S. 90, Marianna. Learn about and services. Call 526-0139. )) Sewing Circle - 1 p.m: at Jackson County Senior Citizens, 2931 Optimist Drive in Mariahna. Call 482-5028.
, Alcoholics Anonymous Closed Meeting - 8-9
p.m. in the AA room of First United Methodist Church, 2901 Caledonia St. in Marianna. Closed discussion with 12 & 12 study.

) Meet & Eat Bereavement Luncheon - 11 a.m. Emerald Coast Hospice, Marianna and Chipley. Support those vho have experience recent l6ss. Free. RSVP for Marianna 526-3577 and Chipley 638-8787.
D Alcoholics Anonymous Open Meeting - Noon to 1 p.m. in the AA room of First United Methodist Church, 2901 Caledonia St. in Marianna.

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.- 1p.m. St. Anne's Catholic Church, 3009 Fifth St., Marianna. Call 482-3734
D 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. a Special School Board Meeting -4 p.m. Jackson County School Districts boardroom, 2903 Jefferson St. Marianna. Purpose: to approve 2014-15 resource officers contracts. The agenda of the meeting can be viewed throughthe district website www.jcsb.orgOpen to public. a School Board Public Hearing Meeting - 5:01 p.m. Jackson County School Districts boardroom, 2903 Jefferson St. Marianna. The agenda of the meeting can be viewed through the district website www.jcsb.orgOpen to public. ) Pickling Workshop - 5:30-7:30 p.m. Jackson County Extension Service Room B. Registration 5 p.m. Cost $10. Learn basics of pickling, leave with a product. No just pickling cucumbers. Preregistration at Extension Office and receive an extra door prize ticket. Call 482-9620.' )) Summer Concert in the Park - 7:30 p.m. at Madison Street Park. Featured group: Big Poppa and the Shuffle Brother Band, a rock and roll band. Bring your lawn chair and cooler. a Alcoholics Anonymous - Closed discussion, 8-9 p.m., FirstUnited Methodist Church, 2901 Caledonia St., Marianna, in the AA room. Attendance limited to persons with a desire to stop drinking; papers will not be signed.

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, fax 850-482-4478 or bring items to 4403 Constitution Lane in Marianna.

SPolice Roundup
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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 Sheriff's Office and county fire/rescue reported the following incidents for July 22, the latest available report: Three

suspicious vehicle reports, three suspicious incidents,
. four suspicious persons,
one escort,
two highway obstructions,
one burglary attempt, one verbal disturbance, two drug offenses, 22 medical calls, one traffic crash, two medical transports, one burglar alarm, one panic alarm, nine traffic stops, one larceny complaint, one criminal mischief complaint, one civil dispute, four trespass complaints, one lost property report, three

follow-up investigations, one assault, one noise disturbance, four animal complaints, one animal neglect/abuse report, five property checks, two assists of motorists or pedestrians, four assists of other agencies, one 911 hang-up, two routine transports, one Baker Act transport and one violation of injunction.

The following persons were booked into the county jail during the latest reporting

)) Debbie PIzani, 23, 1299
Commerce Drive, Auburn, Ala., failure to appear. )) Katrina Sides, 33, 2430 Mayberry Lane, Marianna, violation of state probation. )) Bobby Joe Johnson, 63, 195
St. John Road, Gordon, Ala., violation of county probation.

Jail Population: 196

To report a crime, call CrimeStoppers at 526-5000 or a local law enforcement agency.
To report a wildlife violation, call 1-888404-FWCC (3922).



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he members of the Marianna Optimist Club welcomed Gino
Mayo (center) as guest speaker at a recent meeting. Mayo, who
services as chaplain of Emerald Coast Hospice, gave the gathering an informative presentation about hospice while also dispelling many myths about the service. According to Mayo, hospice is not a death sentence, but is a huge support system for both the patient and the patient's family. He says that because of the care patients receive through the service, many patients actually improve to the point that they come off hospice care. Hospice has only been around since the early '70s and only became Medicare-approved during the Bill Clinton administration. Mayo says even though hospice is now decades old, still only about half of the hospice-eligible patients take advantage of the service. He is seen here with program chairman Jack Hollis (left) and vice president Arthur (AJ) Johnson.

Restoration of Jackson Blue

Spring Pond workshop topic

Special to the Floridan

The Florida Department of Environmental Protection invites local governments, scientists, environmentalists, agricultural producers and other interested parties to a restoration plan development workshop for Jackson Blue Spring and Merritt's Mill Pond.
Jackson Blue Spring and Merritt's Millpond Basin management action plan meeting will be Monday, July.28, from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Bascom Town Hall, 4969 Basswood Road, Bascom.
"Jackson Blue Spring is a historical landmark and a valuable natural and recreational resource for Florida's citizens," said Tom Frick, director of the Division of Environmental Assessment and Restoration. "These workshops

provide both stakeholders and the public with opportunities to shape the restoration plan -a crucial component for successful restoration of this important resource." Excess nutrient pollutants such as nitrogen have caused an imbalance in the water quality in Jackson Blue Spring and Merritt's Millpond. This is the case in many springs across Florida, resulting in the development of algal mats, harmful algal blooms and other complications. At this meeting, DEP representatives will explain the importance of nutrient pollution reduction issues related to the Floridan aquifer as well as groundwater vulnerability. DEP officials will also discuss the pollutant contribution area for the Jackson Blue Spring system and potential measures to re-

duce nutrient pollution. Northwest Florida Water Management District representatives will discuss groundwater movement to the spring and Sthe spring's groundwater contribution.
Jackson Blue Spring, near the city of Marianna, is one of the 33 first-magnitude spring systems in Florida. Jackson Blue Spring and Merritt's ,Milt; Pond support a comple aquatic ecosystem and together constitute a vital cultural and economic asset for the state. The water bodies are popular ecotourism destinations for diving, snorkeling, fishing and boating.
With the support of Gov. Rick Scott, twice as much funding has been dedicated exclusively to springs protection than in any other three-year period in Florida's history.

State Briefs

New Jersey sues over Florida pizza
shop logo
TRENTON, N.J.- The New Jersey Turnpike Authority wants a Florida pizza shop to pay a big toll for using a logo similar to the iconic Garden State Parkway's green and yellow signs.
The agency sued Jersey Boardwalk Pizza Tuesday in federal court over the logo it uses for its two pizza shops and on merchandise sold online. It says the company is trying to trade upon the fame of the Garden State Parkway logo to attract customers and potential franchisees. A lawyer for the company defends the company's use of the logo and says there's no way anyone would confuse a highway and a pizza place 1,300 miles away.
The turnpike authority calls the Garden State Parkway one of the most iconic and well known highways in the country.

1 killed after stolen truck forced off road
OCALA - Authorities say one person is dead and two others are seriously injured after a high-speed chase ended with a stolen pickup being forced off a north Florida highway.
The chase began

Wednesday morning after Ocala police say the truck was stolen from outside a health spa.
Officials say the suspects Sfled police, driving the truck at speeds of more than 100 mph, running red lights and endangering the public.
The truck eventually reached Dixie County, where authorities say Sheriff Dewey Hatcher used his department vehicle to force the thief off the road near Cross City. ' The Ocala Star-Banner reports that the person who died was an occupant of the stolen truck. Hatcher was unharmed.
The Florida Department of Law Enforcement is assisting with the investigation.

Florida shuts
puppy mill
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. Florida has frozen assets and halted the operations of what officials say was a large English bulldog puppy mill in Jacksonville. Attorney General Pam Bondi said Wednesaay a judge temporarily shut down the business and froze the mill's assets while officials seek restitution for consumers. Accused are Brooke Roque, Anthony Roque, Glenda Roque, Kassaundra Buttram and Michelle

Echols, who authorities say sold the dogs on websites.
The businesses were named Remarkabull, Five Star Bulldogs, Grand Bulldogs, Matrix Bulldogs and Brook's Bullies. Bondi says more than 700 English bulldogs were sold for more than $1 million total, and that the five lied about the health and pedigree of the animals. Bondi says consumers were misled by claims the animals had valid health certificates and were certifiable with the American Kennel Club.
From wire reports

Groups ask to move Florida election, draw new map

The Associated Press

TALLAHASSEE - A Florida judge is being asked to move this year's election dates - including postponing next month's primary - in order to draw up new congressional districts for the state.
The request was filed Wednesday by a coalition of groups, including the League of Women Voters, who successfully challenged Florida's current congressional map. Circuit Judge Terry Lewis ruled earlier this month that the state Legislature illegally drew the districts in 2012 to primarily benefit the Republican Party.
Florida legislative leaders have said they will change the districts, but they want to wait until after the November elections to avoid disruption and problems at the polls. More than 1 million absentee ballots for the Aug. 26 primarywent out thisweek. David King, an attorney representing the League, argued in court papers that the Legislature has forfeited its right to draw the new districts and that it's wrong to

hold another election with an unconstitutional map. Instead the group wants Lewis to adopt a new map they filed, or use an independent expert to craft one.
King wrote that allowing legislators to "devise their own remedy for their own misconduct" would provide "the Legislature with yet another opportunity to violate the people's trust."
"If legislative defendants are allowed to once again avoid constitutional constraints that the voters have placed upon them, it will be a stain on the state of Florida and engender' even greater public mistrust in elected officials," King wrote.
In order to make sure there is time to put the new districts in place this year, the coalition presented several proposals to postpone the Aug. 26 primary to Sept. 30 or even later. Some of the proposed calendars also called for pushing back the NQv. 4 general election to December. Another alternative is to hold a new round of congressional elections early next year.
Lewis is scheduled to hold a hearing on Thursday to consider what to do next.

Redistricting occurs every 10 years based on U.S. Census numbers. In 2010, the state's voters adopted "Fair Districts" amendments to the state constitution saying legislators could no longer draw up districts to favor incumbents or a political party, a practice known as gerrymandering.
The groups that sued the Legislature contended that GOP consultants helped create a "shadow" process with the intent of drawing districts to favor Republicans.
Lewis agreed there was enough evidence to show that two districts violated the new standards. One is the sprawling territory stretching from Jacksonville to Orlando that's home to Democratic U.S. Rep. Corinne Brown. The other is a central Florida district that is home to U.S. Rep. Dan Webster, a Republican.
The new map presented by the League and other groups would completely shift Brown's district to north Florida so that instead of running down the middle of the state it would stretch from Jacksonville all the way to Gadsden County just west 'of Tallahassee.

Local Briefs

Weather radios to be distributed in
Weather Radios help save lives. Some of our mbst vulnerable citizens are our senior citizens age 60 and older. The Jackson County Senior Citizens Agency and Emergency Management will be giving free weather radios to senior citizens who are 60 and older. The following criteria must be met: a Must be a Jackson County resident )) Bring driver's license or ID showing current Jackson County address a Bring ID showing date of birth- Must already be 60 years of age )) Must show up in

)) First come, first seiryve, until that allotment of 75 radios is distributed )) One radio issued per address
)) If you have already received a weather radio through the Jackson County Senior Citizens Program and Emergency Management since June, you will not be eligible again.
The next distribution of radios will be on Tuesday, July 29 from 9-11 a.m. or until the allotment of radios are distributed at the Cottondale Community Center.

Bridge Club
announces winners
The Marianna Duplicate

Fnorida Lottery


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For lottery information, call 850-487-7777 or 900-737-7777

4711 Highway 90 East * Marianna, FL
(Between Burger King & Big Lots) 526-SPIT

Bridge Cliub announces winners for the game played on July 21. )) First place - Armii Kunkler, Peter Behrend )) Second place - Martha Brennan, Roselyn Wheeler
)) Third place - Nancy Watts, Judy Duell )) Fourth place- Bobbie Fenster, Linda Hodges The Marianna Bridge Club is sanctioned by the American Contract Bridge League.
The game is held every Monday at 1 p.m. at St. Luke's Episcopal Church in Marianna at 4362 Lafayette St. Anyone is welcome to cone and play or observe.
For more information and partners, call Libby Hutto at 526-3162.

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Poll: Florida voters not happy with Crist or Scott

The Associated Press

TALLAHASSEE - Voters don't trust Republican Gov. Rick Scott and Republicanturned-Democrat Charlie Crist in what's turning out to be a close race for governor, according to a Quinnipiac University poll released Wednesday. And that means Libertarian candidate Adrian Wyllie could be a spoiler in a race where voters aren't happy with their choice. In a head-to-head matchup, voters prefer Crist over Scott 45 to 40 percent. When Wyllie was added to the poll, he re-


ceived 9 percent support and drew more independent voters away from Crist than Scott, making the race a statistical tie. "Voters don't like either of the major party candidates. They don't think either candidate is honest and trustworthy, they have unfavorable opinions of both major party

candidates, and that, to some degree, may explain how Mr. Wyllie's doing as well as he is," said Peter Brown, assistant director of Quinnipiac's polling. Wyllie said his message of keeping government out of voters' bedrooms, wallets, bodies and businesses is resonating, but he acknowledged he hasn't had the money to get that message to a large number of people.
"We're never going to have anywhere close to what Rick Scott and Charlie Crist have in this race, but what we do have is an Army of volunteers," Wyl-

lie said. "Granted, at this point I'm still the longshot,
- but I really think as things progress this is going to be a much tighter three-way race."
Only 39 percent of those polled said they thought Crist is honest and trustworthy, and only 40 percent said Scott is. Scott has struggled with his approval rating since taking office in 2011, and the number of people who don't trust Crist has risen while Scott's campaign spent about $18 million in ads, most of which attack the former governor..
Neither the Crist nor

Scott campaigns directly addressed the poll numbers, choosing rather to discuss campaign themes.
"Polls go up and down, but we remain focused on building a campaign that can communicate our plan for building a better economy by improving schools and strengthening small businesses and the middle class, and allows us to withstand whatever the Scott campaign checkbook throws at us," said Steve Schale, an adviser to Crist.
Scott spokesman Greg Blair said, "Governor Scott

doesn't make decisions based on polls, but Charlie Crist does. That's how he got our state into such. a mess when he was governor, always chasing the next election for the next office, with no vision for Florida's future." Crist is facing former Senate Democratic Leader Nan Rich in the Aug. 26 primary, but the poll did not ask Democrats about their preference in that race.
The poll of 1,251 registered voters was conducted July 17-21. The margin of error is plus or minus
2.8 percent.

Mothers Marlene Pareto (left rear) attends court with Bertha Blanco as Blanco holds the hand of Cathy Pareto, her daughter's partner as her daughter, Karla Arguello (right), looks towards her partner while their attorney makes his argument to the court Wednesday.

Appeal court won't unblock

Florida gay marriage ban

The Associated Press

MIAMI - A Florida appeals court refused on Wednesday to overturn a judge's order that is blocking gay couples from getting married in the Florida Keys.
The Miami-based 3rd District Court of Appeal refused to invalidate a Monroe Countyjudge's decision temporarily preventing a wedding for Aaron Huntsman andWilliam Lee Jones and other gay couples. Circuit Judge Luis Garcia last week ruled that Florida's tan on same-sex marriage is unconstitutional because it discriminates against gay couples and violates the federal 14th Amendment's guarantee of due process and equal protection under the law. Garcia's initial order said marriage licenses could be issued to gays in Monroe County beginning Tuesday.
Attorney General Pam Bondi immediately filed notice of appeal, triggering an automatic stay that prevents any gay marriages until a potentially monthslong appeals process is sorted out. Garcia on Monday declined to

lift the stay because of the state's appeal, leading to Wednesday's action by the gay couple's lawyers. The appeals court issued a one-sentence ruling that keeps the stay in place. Bernadette Restivo, attorney for Huntsman and Jones, said she will file a motion soon asking the 3rd District Court of Appeal to certify the overall same-sex case as one of great public importance and allow it to go directly to the Florida Supreme Court for a ruling that would affect the entire state rather than just Monroe County.
"We're not going to let the opposition dictate the pace. They could drag it out for months," Restivo said. "We're doing everything we can to move it along."
. Voters added the samesex marriage ban to Florida's constitution is 2008, defining marriage only as a union between one man and one woman. Legal challenges to the amendment are alsopending in Miami-Dade County and in federal court in Tallahassee, and supporters of gay marriage have won more than 20 legal decisions around the country

in similar cases during the past year.
Currently, 19 states and the District of Coluinbia permit gay marriages. The remaining state bans are all under legal challenge. Bondi said in appealing the Monroe County ruling that the U.S. Supreme Court ultimately will decide the gay marriage question for states with bans such as Florida.

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Veteran says he was forgotten
in VA clinic
DELTONA - A veteran of the U.S. Marines says he was locked inside a central Florida community clinic operated by the Veteran's Administration. Jeffrey Duck told WKMG he arrived as a "walk in" patient at the clinic around 1 p.m. Monday and sat in a consultation room for more than three hours before realizing he was alone in the building. Duck says he was worried he'd be accused of trying to steal something so he took cellphone video of himself walking around the lobby. That set off the alarm. So, he called 911.
The Veteran's Administration issued an apology to Duck on Tuesday and said they are reviewing their closing procedures. Duck says he isn't angry, just disappointed.

1dead, 2 injured by lightning strike

- A lightning strike has killed one person and injured two others on Fort Myers Beach in southwest Florida.
The Lee County Sheriff's Office says 41-year-old, Scott Wilcox of Lehigh Acres was struck by lightning shortly after 2 p.m. Tuesday. The strike apparently killed Wilcox instantly.
Fourteen-year-old Zac ' Latawiec and 16-year-old Chelsea Gill were injured. They were taken to the hospital, and their conditions were not immediately available. Witnesses say they heard a loud cracking sound when the lightning struck. According to local media reports, the storm was so intense that rescue workers had to stay in their vehicles for some time after the strike. Deputies say Gill was walkIng and talking before being taken to the hospital.

Fla. detective gets 9 years
for credit fraud MIAMI - A former South Florida police detective has been sen-

tenced to more than nine years ih prison for identity theft and credit card fraud. The U.S. Attorney's Office reports that 39-yearold William Garcia was , sentenced Wednesday. The former Sweetwater detective was convicted in April of conspiracy, use of a counterfeit access device and 10 counts of aggravated identity theft. Besides the prison term, Garcia must also pay $13,000 in restitution.
Trial evidence showed that Garcia had an improper relationship with a former confidential source who was a convicted felon. The source provided Garcia and a South Miami detective with counterfeit credit cards that were used in shopping malls, restaurants, movie theaters and elsewhere.
Several meetings between the source and Garcia were video recorded by the FBI.
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Lockdown lifted at Little Rock Air Force Base

The Associated Press

JACKSONVILLE, Ark. - Military officials locked down an Arkansas air force base for several hours Wednesday after reporting that a suspicious individual was on the sprawling complex near Little Rock, then reopened the base and said the threat was "no longer credible." During the lockdown, no one was allowed to enter or leave the base. Gates were closed and a line of vehicles stretched for a quarter-mile outside of the base, which takes up just a bit more than 9 square miles. "We responded with the necessary caution to secure our airmen, their families and Air Force resources," Col. PatrickRhatigan, the 19th Airlift Wing commander, said in a statement. He apologized for the inconvenience but said it was necessary to ensure that the base and its military and civilian staff were safe. "After a thorough search of the base," Rhatigan said, officials "found the report no longer credible."
About 7,000 to 8,000 people work at the base, approximately 1,200 of them civilians. Lt.MalloryThornton, a spokeswoman for the Little Rock Air Force Base, blamedthelockdown.

U.S. Air Force personnel arrange traffic cones near the front gate of Little Rock Air Force Base in Jacksonville, Ark., Wednesday. The base was locked down since late Wednesday morning amid reports of a suspicious person, though military officials offered few details about the incident.

on a "suspicious individual." Officials were not releasing specific details about what Prompted thelockdown and search. "Someone called in to security forces to say they had seen a suspicious person, what that person was doing has not been Releasedd" Thornton said. :

The base is a training site for personnel assigned to the C130 cargo airplane and hosts the' 19thAirliftWing, the314th Airlift Wing; the 29th Weapons Squadron and the Arkansas Air National Guard's 189thAirliftWing.., Three C-130s were'diverted to Little Rock National Airport dur-

ing the lockdown.
Christina Rivera, whose husband is an airman on the base, said she'd received an automated, phone call telling everyone on base to stay indoors. Rivera, who had been waiting outside the gate entrance for more than two hours at that point, said her

husband was barricaded in-their bedroom with their two children, who are 8 months old and 18 months old.
"All I want is to go home and be with my husband and my kids,"' she said.
Emergency crews were on the scene, and sirens could be heard over loudspeakers outside the base's entrance. The base had been conducting emergency response exercises, but officials Said Wednesday's incident was not part.of the drill.
Some vehicles were allowed to leave the base after being checked by security about two hours after the lockdown began.
The perceived threat never extended off the base; some local law enforcement agencies were notified about the lockdown but were not summoned. "They've got their own security force," said Bill Sadler, a spokesman for the Arkansas State Police.-,
Shane Carter, a spokesman for the Little Rock airport, said three C-130 aircraft landed at the city's airport about an hour after the lockdown began. The behemoths practice series of landings and takeoffsat the civilian airport.
"We see C-130s doing- touchand-go practices all the time, however it's very rare for them to hold at the airport," Carter said.

Audit: NASA doesn't have the money for bg rockets

The Associated Press

WASHINGTON - NASA doesn't have enough money to get its new, $12 billion rocket system off the ground by the end of 2017 as planned, federal auditors say.
The Government Accountability Office issued a report Wednesday saying NASA's Space Launch Systenm is at "high risk of missing" its planned December 2017 initial test flight. The post-space shuttleprogram would build the biggest rockets ever --'larger than the Saturn V rockets which sent mento the moon - to send astronauts to asteroids and Mars. "They can't meet the date with the money they have," report author Cristina Chaplain sid. She

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said it Wasn't because the space agency had technical problems with the congressionally-required program, but that NASA didn't get enough money to carry out the massive undertaking., The GAO report put the current shortfall at $400 million, but did say NASA was "making solid progress" on the rocket program design. SNASA's launch system officials told the GAO that there was a 90 percent chance of not hitting the launch date at this time. This usuallymeans NASA has to delay its test launch date, get more money or be less ambitious about what it plans to do, said former NASA associate administrator Scott Pace, space policy director at George

Washington University. NASA is working on the problems GAO highlighted, but delaying launch or diverting money from other programs would harm taxpayers, NASA Associate Administrator William Gerstenmaier wrote in the agency's response. "Welcome to aerospace," Pace said, pointing out that large space projects often end up as much as 50 percent over budget. The space agency has been reluctant to put an overall price tag on the Space Launch System. The GAO report says it will cost $12 billion to get to the first test launch and "potentially billions more to develop increasingly capable Vehicles" that could be used for launches to asteroids and Mars'.

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.- ,ears"-to the issues in the subdivision. "ques Commissioners unanimously' voted From Page lA against the increase and to allow ,manSagemerit to take $75,000 from the refrom the property owners who pay it. serve funds that have been collected over One speaker who does not live in the time through the MSTU and saved, for community said he felt that the county future. use. The reserve contains roughly needed to wait on the decision until the $300,000. The drawdown, commissioners coming elections, since the board may be- specified, are to be used on the road rockdifferent then and bring "fresh eyes and ing program only.

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that brought the Russ House Under city-county -control. Both entities agreed to share renovation is costs on the Brown House dl and the City of Marianna ie recently completed the bid e process for approximately e $183,000 in needed work. e Now, however, city comi- missioners are reluctant to is spend such a large amount
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the commissioners' will ' county officials and otherinterested parties in order to determine if there exists a consensus to' possibly demolish the facility or sell the property, .
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Programdraws Fla. trucker
Miami girlsinto sentenced in Md., computer sciences crash that killed 2

'MIAMI - Fixing gender imbalances in. the tech industry won't happen overnight, but some 40 Miami girls are looking to give it a try.
The high school
students are spending. their summer learning to code in an intensive Workshop.
SThe program from the Verizon Foundation and the nonprofit Girls Who Code is part of a nationwide effort toencourage Girls to pursue computer science fields. The teens learn mobile app development, web design and robotics.
Maria Mejia is among those participating. The 15-year-old says. she never realized how outnumbered girls are in the world of computers until shejoined ' "the program. Fellow studentAysha Habbaba /says the best part was showing her brother a computer game she created.
The program offers 250 hours of training and runs through Aug. 6.

Teen recovering after barracuda
shreds arm, chest
-A teenageboy is : recovering after a 5-foot barracuda- apparently jumped into his father's boat and slashed his arm and chest .
The incident hap-, pened Sunday while 13-year-old Parker King was fishing with his dad, Irwin King
The teen told The Daytona Beach News-Jour-. nal the barracuda came out of the Water "like a torpedo" and left a long, deep gash under his arm and across his chest.. He was takento Halifax
-I-ealth MedicalCerinter,
-where he underwent two surgeries to repair the damage. He's now sporting 27 staples and 17 stitches.
Florida Fish and Wildlife biologist Ed Matheson says barracudag have "nasty teeth" that can cause serious damage.
Parker says he won't stop fishing, but he'll never try to catch a barracuda again.

FREDERICK, Md. -A Florida trucker is starting a one-year jail sentence for killing two men when the tractor-trailer he was driving overturned atop a pickup truck in Frederick County.
The Frederick News-Post reports that 35-year-old Watson Pierre of Sunrise, Florida,.was sentenced Tuesday as paft of a plea deal.
He was convicted of criminally negligent vehicular manslaughter in the November 2012 deaths of construction workers Hector Henriquez of Gaithersburg and Jose Diaz of Derwood. . Pierre pleaded not guilty but agreed with prosecutors' assertions that he was driving too fast in a truck with faulty brakes that was.not registered to' operate commercially in Maryland.
The refrigerated truck was registered to Floridabased Noble Enterprise Transport. It was hauling oranges to a Costco warehouse near the crash, scene on state Route 75.

Mounted patrol cop S kills dog that
attacked horse MIAMI- A Miami mounted patrol officer fatally shot a dog that was attacking his police horse The shooting happened Tuesday-afternoon in Little Havana. . Police say theofficer, was in his assignefdarea at Domino Park when he saw a stray dog charge at his horse, Sara.The Officer. tried to move the horse out of harm's way but the dog bit the horse. The officer fired his weapon, fatally striking the dog.
The horse suffered deep wounds to the front and, hindlegs and was taken to the Miami Police Stables for treatment. The dog was removed by Miami-Dade Animal Services.
The officer wasn't Injured.
An investigation is continuing.

Deputies: Man steals dog from 7-year-old boy DAYTONA BEACH Authorities are searching for a man who snatched

a red nose pitbull from a. 7-year-old boy while they were out for a walk SVolusia County Sheriff's spokesman Brandon Haught says theboy was walking the dog, named Red, on Tuesday morning when a man gotout of a car and said the dog was his.
Anthony Cavallero told the Daytona Beach NewsJournal the man took the dog off the chain and put it in his car. Cavallero says his neighbor had given the 8-month-old dog to his son three days earlier.
Deputies say the suspect left in a silver, four-door car.
Anyone withinformation about the dog thief is asked to call the sheriff's office at386-736-5999.

Jury awards $471,798
to man burned at
OCALA'- Jurors have determined that the Agape Baptist Church must pay $471,798.51) to a man" who was severely burned after setting fire to a pile of trash while working bff community service hours. The verdict announced Tuesday in Ocala includes $300,000 for plaintiff Justin Castro's past and future pain,and suffering. Castro says he is "truly blessed." The Ocala Star-Banner reports that Castro was burned over 30 percent of his body in September 2011 afterpouring gasoline over the brush and lighting it.
Church pastor Rev. Michael Hackathorn testified he only asked Castro to put the brush in a pile, not to set it on fire. The jury indicated that Castro was 17 percent negligent while the church, or the man who provided the gasoline, was 83 percent negligent.

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Ocean crash kills teen pilot seeking world record

- The Associated Press

INDIANAPOLIS - An Indiana teenager who was attempting to set a record for an around-the-world flight was killed when his plane crashed in the Pacific Ocean, and crews were searching Wednesday for his father, who was also onboard.
"Family spokeswoman Annie Hayat said the plane flown by 17-year-old Haris Suleman went down
shortly after leaving Pago Pago in American Samoa Tuesday night. Hayat said the body of Haris Suleman had been recovered, but crews were still looking for Babar Suleman. The teenager's sister, Hiba Suleman, said the trip had been a dream of her father's for years and that her brother was also excited about it. Haris Suleman had recently ob-" tained his pilot's license and instrument rating,'

Babar Suleman and son Haris Suleman, 17, stand next to their planeat an iiiort in Greemood, Ind., June 19 before taking off for an around-the-worldflight. '

which authorized him to fly an aircraft over oceans, and planned to be the pilot in command except in an emergency.
Hiba Suleman iold re, porters Wednesday that her father and brother had undergone training in how

to handle an oceanlanding ministration spokesman and wore protective suits IJan Gregor in Los Angewhile flying over water. les said the single-engine Federal Aviation Ad- Hawker Beechcraft plane

crashed into the ocean Tuesday night under unknown circumstances. The tail number provided by the FAA shows the plane is registered to a limited liability company whose address matches Babar Suleman's home address in Plainfield, Indiana, west of Indianapolis. . U.S. Coast Guard spokes, wman Petty Officer Melissa McKenzie said witinesses reported seeing the Honolulu-bound plane crash about a mile from 'shore shortly after taking off from Pago Pago InternationalAirport.'
The Sulemans left Indiana onJune 19 in hopes of mak-, ing the trip in 30 days to set the record for the fastest circumnavigation around the world in a single-engine airplane with the youngest

pilot in command to do so. The father and son were using the trip to raise money for the Citizens Foundation, a nonprofit that builds schools in Pakistan.
They missed the 30-day timetable, in part due to food-borne illness, but planned to return home Sunday.
The Sulemans had made stops throughout Europe, Africa, Asia and the South Pacific, and the teenager told The Indianapolis Star earlier this month that he was enjoying each visit.
"There is so much beauty and culture in each country that I couldn't possibly witness all that I want to in the span of two days," he said in an email to the newspaper. "That's, the maximum time we've been able to spend at a stop."

Seattle police: Homless ticketed most for pot

The Associated Press

SEATTLE - An analysis of the first six months of Seattle police enforcement under new marijuana laws finds homeless people and African-American males are more likely to be ticketed for public pot use than anyone else.
Officers issued 82 tickets for public possession and use between. Jan. 1 and June 30, according to the report releasedWednesday. Most of the citations were issued in public parks in the downtown core, where some homeless people hang out. One person was ticketed twice. Almost all the people cited are men with an average age of 34. Although more than two-thirds of the people ticketed are younger than 40, people as old as 77 have been ticketed for marijuana infractions during the past six months. About 36 percent of those arrested were African Americans, who are 8 percent of Seattle's population according to the 2010 census. About 46 percent of those ticketed told police they lived in.a homeless shelter, transitional housing or had addresses associated with homeless services.
The researchers caution that the numbers and time span of their study make their conclusions preliminary..The police department plans to release reports on its marijuana research every six months to answer a new city law thai reqies: monitoring of enforcement by age, race, sex aidI education.
Initiative 502, ,approved by state voters in 2012, included a civil iff:,e fo public consumpti o: , marijuana.
Criminologist Loren T. Atherley of th~e Seafle Police Department, 2 was one of the marijuana report's authors, notes that because marijuana stores opened in the state a few

days after the research pe-K riod ended, the situation" in Seattle likely has already changed.
Homeless people are disproportionately represented among those ticketed for public marijuana use likely because they are the population most likely to be found breaking other laws in public places, Atherley said. He compared the infraction to the open-container law for alcohol, although he has not done research on arrests under that law so could not compare data between the two kinds of tickets.
The department hopes to get other researchers interested in the data and will continue to study it. "We're going to see how this unfolds," Atherley said. He predicted the dataset would mature in another few years and researchers would be able to offer many more concrete conclusions.
"This is probably an issue that will be on the forefront of the public policy debate at least for 10 years to come," he said. In a statement from Seattle Councilman Nick Licata and CityAttorney Pete Holmes, they suggested the data indicate trends for race and homelessness that the city should continue to monitor. They also said the data show a need for places where people can legally consume marijuana in Seattle.


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A Sneads player catches a pass during footb il practice in May.

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, Since coming to Sneads a season ag Pirates coach Bill Thomas has had th goal of developing a balanced offensive attack that featured not just a powerft running game, but also a dynamic past ing threat.
That didn't really come to fruitibi i Year One, as the Pirates leanedlie'ai on a ground game that compiled 2,51 yards in 2013 - or 85 percent of th team's total offense. Thomas is hopeful that ratio carn be bit more even in 2014, and Sneads ha used the summer to try to polish u the passing game with weekly 7-onscrimmages.
"We've worked a lot on our pas. ing game and we're getting better," th coach said. "Allfour of our quarterback have gotten a lot better this summ and improved from the spring to nov I think thefirst two weeks of fall cam will give us more of an idea of who w are."
Returning senior starter Alphons Brown, senior Colton McIntosh, an varsity newcomers Brian Hamilto and Matt Thomas have all gotten wor

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"Wve worked a lot on our pai is to play both Brown and McIntosh at game and we're g Vbg eer. A QB next season to try to take Advantage o, for of our rta ck hae of the specific talents of each player. ie "There are different strengths with ve gotten a lot better thi summer and both of them, but both of them will be ul improvedfrom thepring tonow." playing this fall," the coach said. "It's
s- . Bill Thmas, more about just doing what we can do Sneads head coach to give ourselves a chance to win. It lives n us a chance to do more things.We'llksee fy at quarterba, Whle junior receiver what'sWorking that night and adjust?"' 10 Devonte Pettus has also gotten reps. Thomas said that he has been pleased e The coach said that each of his signal- overall with the work his team had done
callers have the physical tools to play this summer, with the commitment leva the position, but getting the mental side el from the players as lligh as ever. as down is, as usual, the bigger challenge. "The effort -has been pretty good .p "They all have enough arm; they're this summer and Attendance has been
-7 just learning the basic reads," he said. good,"!' he said. "The guys have worked
"We want to expand (the playbook), and real hard. They've been here, and if they s- we've been working on a hurry-up game weren't here, I've known where they te and a two-minute offense. They have to were. I wish I had some more young ks understand different times when you guys out than I do, but we're getting er need to do different things. They're just there. I think the lowest we've had is . learning the system. 31 or 32 and the highest has been 58. .p "Alphonso knows it better because But the effort has been good, and we've ve he's run it before, and he has the most been able to maintain the strength we
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Hoyer, Manziel ready to battle for Browns' QB job

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ENGLEWOOD, Colo. - DenvetBroncos owner Pat Bowlen is giving up control of the team because of Alzheimer's disease.
The 70-year-old Bowlen will no longer be apart of the club's daily operations, the Broncos announced Wednesday. Team President Joe Ellis is adding the title of chief executive officer and will have finalsay on all matters.
SThe Broncos say the ownership of the franchise is held in a trust Bowlen set up more than a decade ago in hopes that one of his seven-children will one day run the team.
"As many in the Denver community and around the National Football League have speculated, my husband, Pat, has very bravely and quietly battled Alzheimer's disease for the lastfewyears. He has elected to keeD his condition private because

he has strongly believed, and often said, !It's not about me;'" Annabel Bowlen said in a statementWednesday. "Pat has always wanted the focus to be solely on the Denver Broncos and the great fans who have supported this team with such passion during his 30 years as owner. My family is deeply saddened that Pat's health no longer allows him to oversee the Broncos, which has led to this public acknowledgment of such a personal health condition," she added. "Alzheimer's has taken so much from Pat, but it will never take away his love for the Denver Broncos and his sincere appreciation for the fans." The team issued a statement offering "our full support, compassion and respect to 'Mr. B,' who has faced Alzheimer's disease with such dignity and strength." Business is expected to go on as usual at Broncos headquarters. L




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SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 23-Dec. 21) -You should consider avoiding your regular routine by doing something different. CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19) -Your curiosity and' adaptability will lead to favorable changes. Head in an intriguing new direction, and you will be applauded for your innovative and inspirational ideas.;
AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 19) -You will be respected for your opinions and insight if you have the courage to speak out.
PISCES (Feb: 20-March 20) - Take a moment to adjust to whatever challenges you face.
ARIES'(March 21-April 19) - Get involved in a cause and interact with interesting people.
TAURUS (April 20-May 20) - Don't get drawn into any arguments. Even though things may not" work out as planned, accept the changes happening around you.
GEMINI (May 21-June 20)
-You are on an upward path. If you take advantage of past experience and your natural inquisitiveness, nothing will prevent you from achieving your goals.
CANCER (June 21-July22)
- Mull over an investment opportunity, but don't wait until it's too late to act.

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Dear Annie: Please help make young women aware of uterine cancer. My 29year-old daughter was diagnosed with stage-four uterine cancer last September. Some physicians think because you are young, you can't have cancer. This is not true. My daughter's symptoms were irregular bleeding and severepelvic pain. The doctors kept prescribing birth control pills or hormones. After severalyears, several physicians and several medications, she finally saw an ob/gyn at the University of Louisville who did a biopsy of her uterus - and then we received the devastating news. She was treated aggressively and is fighting every day to get better. She is such an inspiration. She had surgery several months ago, and they removed all the cancer in her abdominal cavity. But she still has it in two inoperable lymph nodes in her chest and is taking chemo.
If this story will help just one person or physician take that extra step, maybe another young woman won't have to go through what my daughter has. P.S.: Since I started this letter, I have learned that my daughter's cancer has spread

Lucius Annaeus Seneca, a Roman philosopher, statesman and dramatist, said, "Life's like a play: it's not the length, but the excellence of the acting that matters." A bridge deal is often not like a play, because it is the length (of a suit) that matters.
In this example, how should South plan the play in four hearts after West leads the club queen? South, with two aces and 11 points, was right to open one heart, not two hearts. North's jump to four hearts was aggressive. A game-invitational three hearts would have been normal. But South would surely have passed and ruined the play ... er, column.

again. I beg you to get the word out.

Dear Louisville: Our hearts our breaking for you. Uterine cancer (also known as endometrial cancer) is most common in women over 55 years old, so doctors don't often consider this when they first see a younger patient with symptoms. But if rou believe something is wrong, be persistent. Doctors aren't infallible. Risk factors include endometrial overgrowth (hyperplasia), obesity, women who have never had children, periods beginning before age 12,-menopause after age 55, estrogen therapy and a family history of the disease. Common signs are abnormal vaginal bleeding or discharge, pain with urination and sex, and pelvic pains. The National Cancer Institute (1-800-4-CANCER) offers a free booklet at Annie's Mailbox is written by Kathy Mitchell and Marcy Sugar, longtime editbrs of the Ann Landers column. Email questions to, or write to: Annie's Mailbox, c/o Creators Syndicate, 737 3rd Street, Hermosa Beach, CA 90254. To find out more about Annie's Mailbox and read features by other Creators Syndicate writers and cartoonists, visit the Creators Syndicate Web page at

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House & Furnishings 124 Sharon Lane - Ozark
Bid Now Until July 31st At:
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Grill: Lynx 27" built-in natural gas grill with insulated jacket in good condition. Sells for $3,450 new. Knobs may need to be replaced but otherwise in good condition. Call 334-714-4470 for more information or for photos.

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Aquarium 30 gal. extra tall w/ light & stand NEW $175.850-482-1157.

China: Nortake "Blossom Time" Fine China. Five 5 piece place settings, creamer & sugar bowl with lid, one vegetable bowl, 2 platters, and many other pieces. $150. 334-718-2561

Dining rm. table (Boyhill) with 7 chairs & matching China Cabinet $250. Duncan Phyfe drop leaf dining table, no chairs $75. OBO

Lamp: 17"x8"x14.5" University of AL covered wagon. In working order. $40. 334-718-2561
Washer (1 yr. old ) Whirlpool, (top loading'high eff. low water) $300. 904-669-6423.


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AKC German Shepherd Puppies
mostly black & tan, 2 litters to choose from READY Aug. 11th, taking dep. now. Sir from show 901bs. bred for beauty & intelligence
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Beautiful Healthy Boxer -having midlife crisis and needs a new home. She loves to run and enjoys walking on leash. House broken, crate trained, and follows basic commands. Cannot live with another female dog. She has lots of love to give to the right owner(s). Free to good home but priceless. Health records available. Call 334-764-5042

* BSS Reg. Boykin Spaniel puppies, shots/wormed, tails docked/dewclaw removed. Ready Now, M-$600. F-$800. 334-790-6414 Headland - parents are hunters

Chihuahua Puppies purebred, not reg. 2-F, 1-M long & short hair $200.334-699-3044
Golden Retriever puppies: AKC, 8 weeks old ready for new home. I female and 3 males left. $350. Call 850 526 4760, Marianna, FL.
Lab mix: Black, Ig. Handsome. Great w/kids & dogs. Playful. Neutered. Free. 334-693-9097

Pitt Bull Terrier mix: Gorgeous Brindle. Playful, Energetic. Neutered. Free. 334-693-9097

Yorkie & Chin Mix $200 and Chorkle-Poo $300
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Rottweiler mix: Beauty, black/tan, spayed/ vetted. Shy, Loves Dogs. Free. 334-693-9097
Yorkies: CKC registered. Ready now. 4 girls and 1 boy. 1st shots and wormed. Parents are on premises. $500. 334-791-5551

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Out-of-town hunter interested in leasing property for turkey hunting. Minimum 1000 acres. Not interested in deer hunting. Will sign multi-year lease. Please contact Mike at 513-602-5700 or 513-842-1821.

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Bennington 2012 20SF Pontoon Boat , yamaha 70HP 4 stroke engine, MFI galvanized trailer, like new with less 15 hours. $19,500. Call 334-792-3303 or 334-618-1491

1995 Truck Camper, Full Size, Self Contained, w/queen size bed, kitchen, AC/H, stereo, full bath, Hallmark-Built in Brighton, Colo. Garage Kept, Excellent Condition, Must see to appreciate. $5,500 229-308-0721

2001 Bounder 37ft. 51K mi.
300hp, Turbo Diesel, 6 sp.
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2003 Allegro Bay BA32, 2-slide outs, new tires and brakes. 26,000 miles. Excellent condition. $35,000. 334-347-9442 or 724-503-8130.
Cameo 2008 5th wheel, 36 ft. 3-slides, 2 ACs, no smoking, no pets, no kids. New tires. Excellent condition. Has been stored $35,500 or best offer. Call for more information 334-798-2256.
2011 Georgetown By Forest River, 30ft., 2800 miles, like new w/salellite dish and many extras, $70,000 334-687-9545
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L Ford 1963 Fairlane 500 Sport Coupe - 62,000 actual miles, white, $10,000 Call 334-790-4185 Survivor Ford 1973 LTD Brougham. All original, 77,000 actual miles, 429 V8, 4 bbl, C-6 auto, 2-dr hdt Classic. $8,900. 334-393-9669

1992 Luminous V-6 auto, all power, new tires, cold AC $1550. OBO 334-797-7420.
BMW 2008 5351: silver with black leather interior, 4 door, fully loaded, twin turbo, cold weather package, sunroof, naviagation, new tires, 52k miles - mostly highway, good condition. Sporty! $21,500. OBO Call 334-618-2145
Chewvrolet 2003 Corvette Convertible: Silver/ black/gray. Excellent condition. Full power, new custom wheels and tires. Call for extras $21,500. 334-379-8632.
Chrysler 2005 Crossfire,
Red Convertible, only 23k Smiles, garage kept, auto, fully loaded, $15,000. Call 334-687-6779
Chrysler 2010 300 Touring, 71K miles. In excellent condition $11,500. For more information 334-441-5889
Ford 2005 Taurus SE - Green, 4D, A/C, 43,721 original miles, one owner, excellent condition. $6,000. Call 334-470-1538.

Ford 2002 Taurus SLE sun roof, spoiler, prem. new tires, complete new brake job. fully equipt, like new, dealership maintained, $5200. FIRM 334-774-3582.
Mazda 2004 RX5
Convertible. Exceptional well kept car. Replaced with new tires, spark plugs replaced. Timing chain replaced. Serious buyers only. $8,200. Call 334-894-2134.
Mazda 2009 RX8: One owner. Red, automatic. only 41k miles. Very good condition. Priced Reduced $11,000 Call 334-393-1440
Mitsubishi 2004 Eclipse 124K miles, automatic, sunroof, new tires $4900. FIRM 334-596-9966.

1984 Harley Davidson FLHT Evolution 5 spd. trans., S S Carb runs great New battery. Good cond. $5,500 obo. Call Bill 334-685-4807
1994 Harley Davidson
Custom Softail: This is a classic. Garage kept. Lots of chrome. Mid-range cam, jetted ports and exhaust headers. You must see to appreciate this bike. 23,000 miles. Asking $5,200 obo. Blue Book at $6,700. 334-814-4901 days or 334-791-9855.
2005 Harley Davidson Ultra Classic. Red. One owner. Excellent condition. 33,500 miles, helmet and cover incl. $10,500 or best offer. Call 334-596-7328.

2005 Honda Goldwing GL1800 - Touring Edition, 65,962 miles, Excellent cosmetic cond., mint mechanical cond., Specially badged, 30th Anniversary edition, No dents or dings, garaged kept, No road rash, 85% Tire Tread, $12,000 OBO. Call 334-790-3692

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S2010 HD Sportster XL1200C 1 owner, adult driven. Motivated seller, the first one with money gets it, and it is awesome. $6,500 obo. Photos & more info, available. Dsw6494@centurytel.netc 334-790-1356 Absolutely Original!! 2011 Harley Davidson
Super Glide Custom cool blue pearl & vivid black, garage kept, 11K mi. Driving lights, passenger back rest, luggage rack, quick release windshield, anti-theft system with /pager, cruise pegs, oil pressure gauge, dust cover included
1 $12,500 334-598-0061
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SHeritage Softtail Classic:
lots of chrome, new tires, black cherry and pearl, extra luggage bags, new battery, garage kept. $9,800 Call 334-790-4185 Kawasaki 2006 900 Vulcan Classic, one owner, 8000 miles, lots of extra, lugSgage rack, saddle bags, windshield, backrest,
- new battery. $4500 Call 334-726-3093
Suzuki 2007M109R special edition, low miles 25K. Metalic blue. Custom exhaust & intake. Excellent condition, $8,900. OBO. 334-379-8632.

Acura 2003 MDX, Touring
edition fully loaded with all wheel drive, drop down DVD and Trailer towing package. Car is in excellent condition. $8,000. 334-688-5156
Honda 2003 CRV: set up for towing with flacon tow bar system and airbrakes, $5000. Ray Mooris 850-482-8745 or Cell 334-796-7571
Volvo 2013 XC60 Platinum Package. Fully loaded: Voice activated navigation, premium sound, homelink, front and rear park assist, panoramic roof, privacy glass, push button start, power tailgate, back-up camera, blind spot indicators. Immaculate! Like new! One owner, 12,000 miles. $33,900. 334-693-4987 or 334-796-5919

Chevy 1996 Silverado 4x4 , 215K miles, runs like new & looks like new, very well maintained $3600. 334-585-0271.


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the events of April 2014.
The procedures for selection of the consultant will be in accordance with ALL applicable procurement requirements set forth by the Federal Government, the State of Florida, and the procedures set forth in this statement of qualification request. All responses received will be evaluated in accordance with the selection criteria and corresponding point system, which is further explained in the Request for Qualifications. Each submittal should include a scope of preliminary services expected to be performed by the consultant. It is the intent of this request to meet all requirements of the various federal agencies and any contract(s) resulting from this request will include all requirements and contract language required by the agencies involved, the Code of Federal Regulations, State of Florida, and Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) requirements even if the specific language is not included in this request. The complete Request for Qualifications information package can be obtained from the City Clerk's Office.
Interested parties are invited to submit qualifications packages to the Clerk's Office at 5348 Cliff Street, Graceville, Florida 32440. SEALED responses to this request must be hand delivered or mailed to Graceville City Clerks Office at the above named address in such a manner that they are received no later Friday, August 1, 2014 at 12:00 Noon "Central Time." Submittals received after the above specified time will not be considered and shall be returned unopened to the sender.

The proposer must obtain a copy of the RFQ package from Graceville Clerk's Office in order be considered a responsive bidder. A list of the RFQ package request will be maintained by the Clerk's Office.

Please direct any questions regarding these documents to Michelle Watkins, City Clerk or Eugene Adams, City Manager at 850-263-3250. We look forward to working with you.

The City of Graceville is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We encourage all small and minority-owned businesses to apply.


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8 Brian Vikers 5 having, I'm extremely excited about go19. Tony Stewextremel 20, MarcosAmbrose 48g ing to Indianapolis," Gordon said. "It's 21. Jamie McMurray 475 hard to believe it's been 20 years, but 22. Aric Almirola 473 I'm looking forward to celebrating those 23 Martin Truex Jr 446 20 years hopefully with another win." N4 Casey4ears20 years hopefully with *another win."

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liott in the Cup Series? INDY CHAMPIONSHIP That's the only question to ponder, nowadvays since it's cleariyV~evident

Take a.list of.NASCAR Cup Serieschampions , . over the past two decades and put it side by side with BNickI a d 400 winners from'those sare years and the crossover is incredible. In the last 16 years, the 400 winner has captured the NASCAR title 50 percent of the time.

.;'Ander contract to RickHibrick, id' unless Jeff Gordon is ready to spend all of his weekenjds in Manhattan '(nope, nothe opne in Kansas), thele's no room at'heihn. Of courswith "satellite teams" and whatnot, things have a way of working out. .

elIy is the Daytona Winner: Jimmie Johnson Disappointment: Jeff Gordon vs-JoumaN ' Rett of the top five: Kevin First one out: Justin AIigaier t Oedtitorand has..91r AfornOh Harvick, Brad Keselowski, Tony Don't be surprised if: The top ch him at godwn. Stewart, Dale Earnhardt Jr. Chase drivers turn this into a ' Dark horse: Danica Patrick pe rsonal battle for the flag.


Jack Roush celebrates 50 years with the Ford Racing family

In the course of his racing career, Jack Roush has won hundreds of races and been involved in just as many post-race press conferdnricdsTo recognize his 50 years as part of the Ford family, Ford Racing compiled a list of his most memorable quotes.
After Greg Biffle won at Michigan in 2004,
Roush was asked how hard it was to get five cars running well,.
"I liken myself to the nursery rhyme about the old lady who lives in a shoe, she had so'many children she didn't know what to do. It's really tough

for me to bear the experience that I have, which has been considerable coming up on 40 years of being involved in professional racing,. "To bring that history to bear and at the same time not get in the way of the guys as they do what is:current and what is timely going forward, I try to bring forward a democratic process that brings out the best that everybody has and challenges the things that are not sound that would get them in trouble."
SKurt Busch signed to drive for Roger Penske in 2007 with a full season still remaining on his :

Roush Fenway contract. After Busch won at Richmond in September of 2005, Roush was asked if he was certain they would be together in 2006.
"To answer your question, I'm as certain as I can be without being certain." The crew-chief position underwent a change in the early 2000s, with engineers becoming the popular choice to sit on the pit box. After Carl Edwards won at Atlanta Motor Speedway to sweep both Cup events that year:Roush was asked about Bob Osborne's impact on the team.
"For a crew chief to be able to lead a team and

lead adriver, you can't get lost id :,ania, you can't get lost in conjecture, you can't get lost in rumor.
"You've got to take things apart and decide what you know to be true and what confuses you and deal with things analytically that are confusing."
One of the perks to winning at Texas Motor
,Speedway is you get a cowboy hat. Roush started laughing when he was asked about how his fit after Greg Biffle won therein 2005. "My head is pretty large sometimes, but I'm ,gonna see if I can trade mine down a little bit. Mine was a little large for me."

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