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The County record
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County record (Blountstown, Fla.)
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County record
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2009
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BY KELLI PEACOCK
News Editor
Blountstown Main
Street is hosting the ulti-
mate back to school party
Friday, August 15, and
everybody's invited!
Wear your school colors
and join the celebration at
this Movie on the Square
featuring the popular foot-
ball flick, "Remember the
Titans."
The movie will begin at
dark (approximately 7:30
p.m.), but come early to get
a good seat and enjoy the
pre-show festivities.
Cheerleaders from
Blountstown High School,
Altha High School, and
Liberty County High.
School are limited to come
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As we oil know ine Cnlpolo R.ver is one of our most ;reusurea possessions As a natural resource it is our own diamond
in the rough that shapes our community as it flows. Uniorlunaleil our htile river is being more and more polluted each day
by liter and debris The Calhoun County Chamber of Commerce is initialing a clean up project which will coincide with the
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School


days are


on the way
The first bell of the 2008-09
school year is set to ring bright and
early Monday morning in Calhoun
County. Teachers went back to
class this week to prepare for the
, return of students. In this issue of
The County Record, a complete
back-to-school guide can be found
on pages 7-9.
At left, new resident Arica Porter
registers her sons, Zack and
Gabrial Porter, for school at
Blountstown Elementary while their
little sister looks on Monday.


SUPERINTENDENT NEVES EXTENDS WELCOME



Schools open Monday


Students, parents, faculty,
and staff,
Welcome to the 2008-
2009 school year! After a
busy summer, Calhoun
County School District
employees are back at work,
ready to begin a successful
year. The district's theme for
the year is Cultivating
Leadership: Harvesting
Success. Staff and teachers
have been busy over the.
summer and in pre-school,
getting ready to cultivate the
fields of students' minds for
the coming year. Teachers
are ready to plant seeds of


knowl-
edge in
their
stu-
dents,
and are
then
pre-
pared
to weed
and fer-
tilize
t h e MARY SUE NEVES
planted
seeds
throughout the year to
ensure bountiful growth.
To begin our new school


year, county-wide staff and
retired teachers met to share
and fellowship over break-
fast. We were wonderfully
entertained by talented
Sarah Lynn White, daughter
of Eddie and Cherie White,
as she sang I Am a Promise.
The words of the song were a
reminder of the promise and
potential each child possess-
es as they walk through the
doors of their classrooms
each day.
At the breakfast, princi-
pals and their staff were rec-
ognized for excellence in per-
formance last year. Altha,


Carr, Blountstown
Elementary, and
Blountstown Middle Schools
were congratulated for earn-
ing grades of 'A', while
Blountstown High School
was congratulated for earn-
ing a grade of 'B'.
Blountstown Middle School
moved up from a grade of'C'
to achieve an'" 'A', while
Blountstown High School
moved up from a 'D'. I
appreciate the dedication
and hard work of all staff
members in achieving this
See SCHOOLS OPEN, page 4


A former Altha resident
was found dead early last
Wednesday morning in the
Jackson County Jail.
Lori Edenfield, 44, who had
moved to Marianna, was found
unresponsive by a fellow
inmate who tried to wake her
for breakfast. Efforts to resus-
citate her were unsuccessful.
The Marianna Police
Department is investigating.
the death and the cause was
unknown at press time. "Her
body was sent to the Medical
Examiner's Office and we
won't know anything until we
get a report back from the
autopsy," Capt. Bill Bryant
tells The County Record.
Edenfield was being held on
burglary and grand theft
charges, accused of stealing
over $16,000 worth of jewelry
from two relatives.
Funeral services were held
Friday in Marianna. Edenfield
leaves behind her husband,
Scott; a daughter, Olivia; and
her mother, Lois Locke.



Early voting

is underway
BY KELLI PEACOCK
News Editor
Early voting got underway
in Calhoun County Monday. As
of press time Tuesday morning,
a record 136 voters had already
cast their ballots in the primary
election.
Polls will be open from 8
a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday
through Saturday (closed on
Sunday) at the Elections
Office 'in the basement of the
courthouse through Aug. 23. If
you don't make it during early
voting, the official election day
is set for Tuesday, August 26,
with polls open throughout the
county as always from 7 a.m. to
7 p.m. Bring identification with
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Events Investigated During the Past Week by BPD and CCSD Downtown farm ers


Man arrested for $13k
scrap metal theft

A local man has been arrest-
ed for allegedly stealing over
$13,900 worth of scrap metal.
Shannon Devane Kent has
been charged with theft under
$20,000 in the case.
According to the Calhoun
County Sheriff's Office, Kent
approached a homeowner
about removing and selling
what he believed was $50,000
worth of scrap metal from their
property back in June. He ini-
tially hauled away 10 loads val-
ued at over $5600 and paid the
owner $1700. The following
day, Kent was spotted back on
the property loading more scrap
metal and again on three other
occasions. Kent reportedly


made no attempt to contact or
pay the owner, but had been
selling it to various scrap metal
buyers.
The Sheriff's Office report
noted that Kent has been
arrested 14 times in the past for
crimes such as dealing in stolen
property, grand theft, and stop
payment with intent to defraud.
Kent was booked. into the
Calhoun County Jail Monday
and remained in custody at
press time.

Theft of corn leads
to local man's arrest

A Blountstown man has
been arrested for allegedly sell-
ing 400 bags of corn he stole
from his employer.
William Leon Neal II, 41,


has been charged with grand
theft in the case.
According to the Calhoun
County Sheriff's Office, the
owner of Southland Milling
Company contacted authorities
last month after learning that
Neal, an employee, reportedly
had sold two pallets of corn to a
store in Dalkeith, just south of
Wewa.

Dep. Scott Norris inter-
viewed Neal who allegedly
admitted to selling 100 bags of
corn on four different occasions
over the past year to the same
store. He advised he was paid
$600 on the last trip in early
July.
Neal was booked into the
Calhoun County Jail Aug. 8 and
released after posting a $400
cash bond.


School Board adopts long



range plan through 2020

BY KELLI PEACOCK At a workshop held last 12) with a goal of completing
News Editor Monday night in the School the facility by summer 2011


Calhoun County School
Board members have passed a
short and long range plan for
facilities the first of.it's kind in
the history of the school district.
"This is a working document
that can be adjusted or amend-
ed, but it gives us direction,"
says Superintendent Mary Sue
Neves. "The board members,
along with Assistant
Superintendent Greg Jones,
Director of Facilities Willy
Pitts, and myself, just brain-
stormed 'and worked on this
,together."


Board office, Superintendent
Mary Sue Neves presented the
proposal for the district which
included focusing first on two
critical needs: removing stu-
dents from old buildings at
Blountstown Middle School, as
well as from the old main build-
ing at Altha Public School.
The plan has been divided
into five phases that begin
immediately and continue
through 2020. A breakdown is
as follows:
Phase one includes applying
for Special Facilities Funding
(SFF) to build a new BHS (9-


moving BMS students into the
old BHS; moving the district
staff into the old BMS; replac-
ing the 1968 portables at Carr
School with six new portables;
and replacing the roof at BES.
Phase two entails applying
for SFF to build a new Altha
Public School (PreK-12). The
goal is to begin construction in
2012 with completion by sum-
mer 2014. Also in phase two is
a plan to place adult school
portables on Pennington
See SCHOOL PLAN, page 16


market opens Sept. 6


Blountstown Main Street is
pleased to announce the open-
ing of a downtown farmers mar-
ket featuring fresh produce,
home baked items, handmade
crafts, and original artwork.
The River Valley
Marketplace will be open the
first Saturday of every month
from 8 a.m. to noon. Opening
day is set for Saturday, Sept. 6.
in the greenspace next to
Wakulla Bank. Vendor spaces
are completely FREE, but
there are some requirements:
s Absolutely no flea mar-
kets or yard sales.
V The vendor is responsible
for all their set up items such as
tables, tents, etc. There is no
electricity. If you use a tent, it
must be white or beige so we
can create a cohesive look.
V Produce must be vendor
grown and sold.
V No selling out of trucks;
please set up a nice presenta-
tion at your booth.

Movie night-
dance or some cheers before
the show. Also, Main Street will
be recognizing the football
teams in our area.
The event will be at
Magnolia Square. Bleachers
will be available, but you are
welcome to bring your blankets
and folding chairs. Admission to
the movie is free and there will
also be complimentary popcorn
and Kool-aid for everyone.
Other concessions will be avail-
able for a reasonable cost.


If you would like to be a ven-
dor, you must register in
advance. Again, there is no fee,


but you must apply. Contact
Kelli at 899-0500 or via email
at kelli@thecountyrecord.net


CALHOUN COUNTY
Aug. 4: Albert Lee Milton, disorderly intoxication; Jason Lee
Henderson, VOP; Curtis Coleman Burch, felony battery, strong
arm robbery, false imprisonment
Aug. 5: Terrence Demar Rives, criminal mischief
Aug. 6: Justin Thompson, DWLSR; Albert Schwendeman, child
support; Andrew Charles Obartuck, FTA; Antonio Jerome
Jackson, aggravated battery (vehicle),. leaving scene of crash;
Michael Allen Peterson, county VOP; Chadrick Thomas Capps,
hold for Liberty Co., violation of suspended sentence
Aug. 7: Randal Shane York, sentenced from court; William
Joseph Sterling, Liberty Co. warrant/grand theft; Jessie Steve
Speigner, FTA
Aug, 8: William Leon Neal II, grand theft over $300/less than
$5000; Graham Ross, VOP; Casey Allen Liles, battery on LEO,
resisting with violence/Citrus Co.; William Scott Bozeman, poss.
1/t 20 grams marijuana, drug paraphernalia, alcohol under 21
Aug. 9: Joshua Woodrow Hill, VOP
Aug. 10: Richard Andrew Stevens, poss. 1/t 20 grams marijuana,
drug paraphernalia; John Buckalew, Jr., warrant/Pasco Co.;
Michael Watson Bryan, DUI
Aug. 11: James Kevin Musgrove, DUI; Shannon Devane Kent,
theft over $1 Ok/under $20k; Sharon Taylor, VOCP
LIBERTY COUNTY
Aug. 4: Heather L. Pierce, county VOP
Aug. 5: Timothy M. Snipes, serving 7 months; Jose Sanchez,
aggravated battery
Aug. 6: Ricky Dale Keen; DUI, poss of cocaine, drug parapher-
nalia
Aug. 7: Juan Carlos. Trejo, holding for Texas; William Joseph
Starling, grand theft; Janet Shearer Hale, DUI
Aug. 8: James Timothy Champion, grand theft; Chadwick T.
Capps, county VOP; Otis Gould, grand theft auto; Ronnie Taylor,
serving 120 days; Lucy Mathews, serving weekends; John Cole,
serving 30 days

The above Individuals were booked Into the Calhoun or Liberty
County Jail over the past week. Although they have been
charged with a crime, they are considered Innocent until proven
guilty.





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Somehow, largely through the Grace of God, devoted loyalty, and
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never missed an issue.


Response by Superintendent Mary Sue Neves

In the last edition of The County Record, a story was published
regarding the settlement of a federal lawsuit involving the Calhoun
County School District and one of its former principals, Harriett
Peacock, and assistant principal, Kathryn Waldroff. The purpose of
this response is to address and respond to several of the statements
contained in that story.
The newspaper's account relied extensively, from and quoted
allegations contained within the complaint filed by the plaintiff through
her attorney. It is important to point out that a complaint is simply a
written document which initiates a lawsuit and lists allegations, which
must ultimately be proven by the person initiating the lawsuit. Since
the complaint was filed, the School District, through its attorneys, has
engaged in extensive investigation of the plaintiff's allegations. To this
end, over fifty (50) individuals were subject to giving deposition
testimony under oath and questioned by attorneys for both the School
District and plaintiff. Significantly, in spite of all those depositions.
including current and former teachers in the School District, family
members of the plaintiffs, former investigators of the Department of
Children & Families, and medical doctors, and in spite of the review of
over 5,000 documents from various sources, the plaintiff did not prove
a single allegation contained within the complaint.
In contrast to the unproved, allegations contained in plaintiffs'
complaint, the objective documentation reflects that the school
personnel who allegedly committed wrongful acts have enjoyed
exemplary teaching careers, with unblemished personnel records.
None of these personnel has ever been disciplined within the school
or with respect to their teaching license or certifications for any
reason.
Based on the evidence and witnesses, the School District believed
it would ultimately prevail at trial, and was prepared to commit the
resources necessary to uphold its defense. However, recognizing that
there is inherent risk involved in the admission of evidence and in
putting a case in the hands of a jury, and further recognizing that the
testimony by a child can be traumatizing to everyone involved, the'
School District believed it was in everyone's best interest to resolve
the case on mutually agreeable terms and avoid the future cost of
defending this claim any further. These mutually-agreeable terms
specifically included the plaintiffs agreeing to the denial of any and all
liability by the School District, as well as, its former principal and
former assistant principal.
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Jack's Drive-In stories being

gathered for dinner theatre
Planning is underway for the 3rd Annual Blountstown Main Street
Murder Mystery Dinner Theatre so get ready to head "Back to Jack's" for
a rockin' good time! Due to popular demand, the show will run four
nights Thursday, Oct. 30, Saturday, Nov. 1, Friday, Nov. 7, and
Saturday, Nov. 8, inside the historic Frink Gym at the Panhandle Pioneer
Settlement. Tickets (price to be announced) will go on sale Labor Day
week (Sept. 1).This musical production will be set at' one of
Blountstown's favorite old haunts, Jack's Drive In. Script writers, Angie
Hill and Kelli Peacock, are currently seeking stories.from folks who spent
theil nights at Jack's. If you have a Jack's story' to share, email
news@thecountyrecord.net or calt 899-0500. Angie and Kelli are hold-
ing a story gathering lunch meeting Thursday, Aug. 14, at 11 a.m. on
the back porch of Wisteria Cafe. Anyone with a Jack's story from the
1950s is invited to attend (we will feature the 1960s next year). Pictured
above outside Jack's Drive-In are Jack's wife, Mildred "Coach' Brantley,
and their daughter, Sandra (now Deason).



Artists sought for upcoming

'Art Alive' show in Bristol


The Liberty County Arts
Council is now preparing for the
5th Annual Art Alive Show and
sale to be held September 12th
through September 18th at the
Veterans Memorial. Civic
Centre in Bristol.
The show will consist of
multi-media forms of art work
prepared by local artists and
artists from surrounding areas.
We will have a special young


people's art section for the
younger artists. Art teachers
are encouraged to enter their
students as part of this special
section.
There is no charge to exhibit
or for the public to come and
view. Please call Gloria Keenan
643-5235 or Babs Moran 643-
5491 for any additional -infor-
mation. '


Volunteers needed to speak

up for area abused children


Calhoun, Gulf, and Jackson
counties are in great need of
strong, stable adults to serve as
volunteer advocates for abused
and neglected children.
Training to become a Guardian


ad Litem volunteer is free, and
the volunteer hours are mini-
mal. The next training session
starts on the evening of August
18. Please call 850-747-5180
for more information.,


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Sr. Citizens will host





'Death by Chocolate'


Have you ever wanted to eat'
"all the chocolate" you could
ever hold? Now is your chance.
Calhoun County Senior
Citizens will be serving up
"Death by Chocolate" which
will have every imaginable
chocolate dessert you can think
of includingg some for diabetics)
while-enjoyihg beautiful music
while6you eat.
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Dear Editor:
I, was delighted to read that
the State of Florida recently
graded Calhoun County an "A"
School District and even more
delighted, as the aunt of a
physically disabled student, to
read that we would be receiving
more than $24 Million for the
construction of a new i high
school. This will be Calhoun
County's first school construct-
ed since the enactment of the
Americans with Disabilities Act
and therefore complaint with all
of its requirements.
At a time of tremendous
uncertainty it is comforting to
know that our children's pres-
ent and future educational
needs are being met so well.
Sincerely,
Patti L. Wood
Frink

Letter to the Editor,
"The Yard"
Growing up in a rural com-
munity doesn't offer much in
the way of recreation but one
remembrance that comes to
mind was the occasion of time
spent in the yard.
The yard to a lot of people
often reflects how they may live
or how well the housekeepers
tended to the various types of
flowers that bought beauty and
prestige to the enhancement of
the houses they graced. This
particular yard had all the neat-
ness "bf any yard and was
always litter free, but the one
fixture that drew the boys to
this yard was the lone basket-
ball goal that stood in the back
yard, where one on one; two on
two; three on three; and some-
times four on four hoop shooting
took place that carried endless
contests of pure fun and athlet-
ic agility.
Everyone who played in the
yard behind the coach's and
history teachers house gathered
for clean respectful days of com-
petition. The big event was
always the choosing of sides
that would put 'a player with
one of the host brothers, whom
beholden to them, other players
never, wanted them to play on
the same team for those fine
gentlemen of today would set
the nets on fire, and no team
would% prevail against them.
Both brothers played ball for
Blo tstown High 'and earned
school ships in the sport.
STleir mom, at the time of
the 'games in the yard, became
all our moms and provided
snacks and first aid when need-
ed, but also kept a watchful eye
,for any disruptive behavior.
Two sayings she often called out
were, "All right boys" and "I
heard that," which we all need-


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This event is scheduled for
Thursday, August 21, at 6:00
PM. After the dessert, we will
have a silent auction with vari-
ous items including: one (1)
homemade wooden porch
swing, a cruise to Cozumel and
Grand Cayman, 'paintings, and
many other items.
Tickets for this event go on
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ed too.
Yes the yard was a place
where after a good game or two
we all had to go take showers or
a bath because of the dirt court,
but the seat and grime that
each participant carried was
,worth the bond and respect of
the young men at the time.
Even though Clay Mary had
goals also, nothing could com-
pare to the days of play in the
yard.
I'm sure the writer of this
article along with all the other
fellow Tigers that graced the
yard for a game of hoops can
only smile with admiration and
respect for the fun we had and
shared in the yard.
Thanks David and Eric, and
I'm sure Claude had his thing
during his tenure of control of
the yard, for giving the young
men of the Hugh Creek, St.
Rose and surrounding counties
the opportunity to compete in
the yard and we all. salute and
honor, the late David W. Jones,
Sr. and our mom, Loretha
Jones then and now for the use
of their yard to play a fun game
of basketball.
Allen G. McCullough
Quincy Annex
099435


$10/each. At the door $15
each. With each ticket purchase
you will receive a raffle ticket
for the "Grand Prize." You do
have to be present to win!


So come in out of the heat
and show your support for the
Calhoun County Senior
Citizens in your County. We
appreciate your support.


Join us Friday,
August 15
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Happy "2nd" Birthday,
Madison Brooke Parker!!
Madison Parker will celebrate
her 2nd birthday on August 14th.
She is the daughter of Jake and
Marianne Parker of Scotts Ferry
and Amber Parker and Jeff Boe
of Panama City. Madison enjoys
playing outside, swimming and
chasing hbr puppy "Chopper".
Happy Birthday, Modi!!
Love, Your Family


Spears Earns Degree
Nakeisha Spears, daughter of
Debra Boyd of Bristol, Fl, and
Johnny Spears of Atlanta, Ga,
graduated in May, 2008 from
FAMU with a bachelors degree in
Agribusiness.
Maternal grandparents are
Elmore Boyd, Jr. and Juanita
Boyd of Blountstown. Paternal
grandparents are Earlene
Clayton of Sneads, Fl, Arletha
Mathis of Sneads,. Fl, and the
late Uyless Mathis. Great-grand-
mother is Lillie Mae Simmons of
Bristol, Fl.
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Happy "12th" Birthday,
Tra'Varus!!
Tra'Varus will be celebrating
his birthday on August 22nd
with family in Orlando.
With lots of love, your Mom,
Debra Sue Boyd


Happy Birthday,
Elder James Hogans
August 13, 2008
From your wife, First Lady of
Declaration of God's Disciples
Church & Your 6 Children and
10 Grandchildren


Happy"Ist" Birthday, Melanie!
Melanie Elizabeth Lynn cele-
brated her first birthday on
Saturday, August 9th with a party
at her home. Melanie is the
daughter of B.J. and Christal
Lynn of Clarksville. She is the
granddaughter of Wayne and
Betty Lynn of Altha and Bettiann
and Harold Warren of Panama
City Beach.. Melanie enjoys
being spoiled and playing with
her big sister Emmy.
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Schools to open contd-


outstanding accomplishment.
In addition to individual
schools performing high, once
again,, our district received an
'A'. We were one out of 32
Florida districts earning that
title. Out of those 32 districts,
we are ranked at number 14.
The Florida Department of
Education calculates the dis-
trict grade using student per-
formance on the FCAT, student
learning gains, and the learning
gains of the lowest 25%.
Principals have stayed busy
this summer recruiting and hir-
ing highly qualified teachers to
add to our staff. Thirteen new
teachers have been hired fill
vacant positions. We're excited
to have been able to add such
talented newcomers to the
experienced teachers we
already have. We also have sev-
eral district level changes in
personnel. Pam Bozeman is
taking over the reins as princi-
pal at Blountstown Elementary
School, and Sue Price is filling
the position of assistant princi-
pal at Blountstown High
School. Vicki Davis left
Blountstown Elementary
School as principal and moved
to Director of Special Services.
Summer is the heightened
time for our maintenance staff.
They have worked tirelessly on
improvements to our schools.
We are going through many
transitions, as changes are
made to improve our existing
campuses. We appreciate the
accomplishments of our dedi-


cated maintenance staff.
As most people know, there
were state budget cuts in edu-
cation for the upcoming year.
Our district alone lost over
$800,000. Because of budget
cuts, many surrounding coun-
ties have been forced to lay off
some of their employees. I am
pleased to announce that our
district has had no layoffs. Our
programs also will not be affect-
ed by these budget cuts. I
appreciate everyone working
hard to conserve and cut back.
As we move into this new
school year, I would like to take
the opportunity to thank par-
ents and community leaders for
the support you give to our
schools and students. You are
the partners we cannot do with-
out. Parents, please stay
involved in your child's educa-
tion, as it will make a huge dif-
ference in their lives. Next, I
want to thank our district staff
for their tireless dedication to
our students. It is each and
every one of you that will help
plant a seed in the life of a child,
and it is you who will help culti-
vate those seeds to harvest. You
may not see the immediate har-
vest, but it will be there, as each
child is successful in the follow-
ing years. I want to wish each of
you a wonderful year as you set
out to meet the harvest chal-
lenge that has been set before
us.

Mary Sue Neves
Superintendent of Schools


By Ron Gilliard, Calhoun-Liberty
Hospital Administrator

Our Board has made a deci-
sion to help improve the overall
health of our entire community.
On January 1, 2009, Calhoun-
Liberty Hospital will become
tobacco-free.
Smoking has been prohibit-
ed inside the hospital for many
years but people could still
smoke outside. Beginning with
the New Year, tobacco use will
be prohibited on all hospital
property, including building
entries, adjoining streets, walk-
ways, cars and parking lots.
This will also include visitors
and anyone on hospital proper-.
ty.
Hospitals have a responsibil-
ity to set an example that pro-
motes healthy behavior. The
new, stricter policy is consistent
with our goal of providing high
quality patient care in a healthy
and safe environment.
We hope to make the imple-
mentation of this policy as easy
for everyone as possible. We
understand this policy has the
potential of being stressful to
tobacco users, but we feel it is in
the best interest of our hospital
and our community to no longer-
permit tobacco products on hos-
pital grounds. As a health care
provider, we have a responsibil-
ity to encourage and promote
health and wellness in our com-
munity and at our facility.
We are also working with the
Area Health Education Center
(AHEC) and local Health
Departments on this project.
The AHEC has awarded us a
$10,000 grant to assist in these
efforts.
This will help us offer our
staff comprehensive tobacco
cessation programs, including
free pharmaceuticals for
employees to assist in stopping
the use of tobacco products. Dr.
Jerry Boland of the Calhoun


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RON GILLIARD

County Health Department will
also help with the classes, with
special emphasis on weight
reduction for those who stop
smoking. These classes will
eventually be offered to the
public.
This action reflects a grow-
ing trend in all hospitals. Our
Board felt it no longer makes
sense for us to advise patients to
quit smoking while permitting
staff, patients, and visitors to
smoke just outside the hospi-
tal's doors. Simply handing out
a brochure to quit smoking
would not work. The Board
wanted to emphasize its belief
in a more healthy lifestyle
including a tobacco-free envi-
ronment.
A recent report from the U.
S. Centers for Disease Control
(CDC) showed that fewer peo-
ple are quitting smoking. About
21 percent of U.S. adults smoke
- half the level of 1960 but
public health officials have not
seen any declines since 2004.
Smoking kills about 438,000
Americans every year, making
it the No. 1 preventable cause
of death, according to the CDC.
In addition to caring about
their workers' health, employ-
ers are tightening smoking poli-
cies to save money. The eco-
nomic costs of smoking in the


United States are estimated at
$167.5 billion annually $92
billion in productivity loss from
premature death and $75.5 bil-
lion in health care expenses.
Obviously, this can have a sig-
nificant impact on health insur-
ance premiums.
The American Heart
Association estimates that sec-
ondhand smoke may cause as
many as 69,000 heart disease
deaths in adult nonsmokers
yearly. Smoking is the coun-
try's leading cause of preventa-
ble death.
The Board did want to allow
ample lead time for our staff
that does use tobacco products.
And they can still do so, just not
on hospital or adjoining proper-
ty.
We're not mandating that
employees quit smoking, only
that they "manage their nico-
tine" while at work.
We know this will also
impact our visitors to the hospi-
tal but hope and feel they will
cooperate in the move to


improve the health of everyone.
Signs and gentle reminders will
be utilized to help our visitors,
vendors, etc.
While we expected some
resistance, we've been very
pleased overall with the
response of our staff. There has
been very little grumbling and I
think our employees are sup-
portive and understand our
position, but it's a habit for
some. We knew it would be dif-
ficult for some staff, and that is
again, while we are giving a long
lead time and specific assis-
tance.
Our Board has voted to join
the ranks of more than 1,000
hospitals nationwide who have
implemented smoke-free poli-
cies. As a result, we feel we are
doing the right thing and setting
a strong example for other busi-
nesses in our area.
Give me a call if you have
any questions on our tobacco-
free policy or on anything about
the hospital at 674-5411, ext
206.


Insurance open enrollment


underway for
Florida Chief Financial
Officer Alex Sink is urging
Florida's self-employed individ-
uals to take advantage of the
August open enrollment period
that allows single-group
employers, sole proprietors,
independent contractors and
others to obtain health insur-
ance or switch plans on a guar-
anteed-issue basis.
"This is a once-a-year
opportunity for self-employed
individuals to make sure they
have the coverage they need to
protect themselves and their
families," said CFO Sink.
August 1 through August 31,
insurers and Health
Maintenance Organizations
(HMOs) that 'write small-group
policies must offer basic and
standard coverage to the self-
employed without regard to
health status. Policies written
or renewed in August have a
plan start date of October 1.
Applicants must meet all cri-
teria established by law, and
provide documentation verify-
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business. A list of companies
offering coverage is posted on
the Department of Financial
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CALHOUN COUNTY SAMPLE BALLOT


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Take advantage of early voting, which is going on now in the Electiors
Office. Hours are Monday through Saturday, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., closed
Sunday. Early voting ends Saturday, August 23. See details, below!


WHAT WILL NOT BE ON THE
P IMARY ELECTION BALLOT:

The Clerk of Court's race will not appear on the
ballot until the general election in November.

In the races for Sheriff and Superintendent of
Schools, the candidates who are running without
party affiliation will not appear on the ballot until
the general election in November.

Republican candidates in local races will appear
on the November ballot.

IMPORTANT VOTING
INFORMATION FOR ALL
* EARLY VOTING: The early voting period is
Monday, August 11, through Saturday, August
23, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the Calhoun County
Supervisor of Elections Office, Room G-10 in the
County Courthouse in Blountstown. The office is
closed on Sundays. Early voting cannot begin
before 8 a.m., and only those in line at 4 p.m.
will be allowed to cast a ballot after the 4 p.m.
closing time.
* ABSENTEE BALLOTS MAILED TO VOTERS:
Florida's deadline for voters to request an absentee
ballot to be mailed for the primary election is
Wednesday, August 20, so if you need us to mail
one to you, please contact us by the deadline. If
you need someone else to request one for you, by
Florida law that person must be a member of your
immediate family.
* ABSENTEE BALLOTS TO BE PICKED UP BY
SOMEONE OTHER THAN THE VOTER: You may
designate in writing a person to pick up your ballot,
for you; however, the person you designate may
not pick up more than two absentee ballots per
election other than the designee's own ballot or
ballots for the designee's immediate family.
Designees may pick up ballots beginning Thursday,
August 21, through election day. Call our office for
details on what the written authorization must
contain or download an Absentee Ballot Request
Form from our Web site: www.votecalhoun.com.
* ABSENTEE BALLOTS MUST BE RETURNED TO
THE ELECTIONS OFFICE BY 7 P.M. ON
AUGUST 26, 2008, TO BE COUNTED IN THE
ELECTION. Please DO NOT take your ballot to a
voting precinct or to any other location if you intend
for it to count. It must be delivered to the Elections
Office.

Margie C. 1.aramore

CALHOUN COUNTY

SUPERVISOR

OF ELECTIONS
20859 Central Ave. E., Rm. G-10, Blountstown, FL 32424
Phone (850) 674-8568 Fax (850) 674-2449
www. votecalhoun. com E-mail soecalco@fairpoint.net


These races will appear
on all Democrat ballots
in all precincts:

COUNTY
' SHERIFF
(Vote for Ope)
Charles (Chuck) McCrone, Jr. DEM
O David L. Tatum DEM
TAX COLLECTOR
O (Vote for One)
o Doris Burkett DEM
. Becky Trickey Smith O DEM
S Royce Gene Wise DEM
SUPERINTENDENT OF
o SCHOOLS
(Vote for One)
. Ron Mears DEM
) Mary Sue Neves DEM
" Glenda Sue Vickery DEM
' SUPERVISOR OF ELECTIONS
o (Vote for One)
' Margie Laramore DEM
< Jara Raisbeck Whitworth DEM

COUNTY COMMISSION
RACES-DEMOCRAT

This race will appear on
all Democrat ballots in
District 1 (Precincts 1,
7 and 8):

' COUNTY COMMISSIONER
i DISTRICT 1
(Vote for One)
i Jerry.Guilford DEM
i Shelby Hires DEM
O Danny Ray Wise DEM

This race will appear on
all Democrat ballots in
District 5 (Precincts 9,
10, 11B and 13):
COUNTY COMMISSIONER
DISTRICT 5
(Vote for One)
Thomas G. Flowers 'DEM
Steve G. Mears Sr. DEM
Clifford (Jeff) O'Brian DEM
Harold Pickron DEM


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This race will appear on
all Republican ballots in
all precincts:

CONGRESSIONAL
REPRESENTATIVE
IN CONGRESS
DISTRICT 2
(Vote for One)
S Eddie Hendry REP
Mark Mulligan REP




This race will appear
on all ballots in District 1
(Precincts 1, 7 and 8):

NONPARTISAN
SCHOOL BOARD MEMBER
DISTRICT 1
(Vote for One)
Edward Holley
Steve Mears Jr.
Danny Ryals
Grant Williams

This race will appear
on all ballots in District 4
(Precincts 11A and 12):

NONPARTISAN
SCHOOL BOARD MEMBER
DISTRICT 4
(Vote for One)
Clifford Jackson
Thaddeus J. Simmons
Kenneth F. Speights


IMPOITAiNIT!
If you are unsure of your
voting location or have
any questions about your
ballot, voting or elections,
please call the Calhoun
County Elections Office
at 674-8568 or visit
www. votecalhoun. corn


Because all candidates in
this race are of the same
party and the winner will
be determined by the
outcome of the primary
election, the County
Commissioner race in
District 3 will appear on all
ballots for all party
affiliations in District 3
(Precincts 5 and 6). This is
called a "UNIVERSAL
PRIMARY CONTEST."

COUNTY COMMISSIONER
DISTRICt 3
UNIVERSAL PRIMARY CONTEST
(Vote for One)
Teddie M. Attaway Jr. DEM
Wanda Abbott Chason DEM
Jeral Hall DEM
Steve Johnson DEM
Don Miller DEM






The Town of Altha races
will appear only on the
ballots of voters who
reside within the official
town limits of Altha:


NONPARTISAN
TOWN OF ALTHA
TOWN MAYOR
(Vote for One)
Sarah Eagleston
Wes Johnston
Tim Lewis
Rachel Watson
TOWN OF ALTHA
TOWN COUNCILMAN
(Vote for No More Than Three)
Derek Creamer
Shane Eagleston
Charlie M. Hansford
Rick Watson


IS A STATE OF FLORIDA LAW


VOTE Florida law requires that voters present a photo and signature ID when
OTE I08 voting early or at the polls, even if the poll worker knows the voter.
Voters without proper identification are'entitled to vote a provisional
ballot. The following or any combination of the following IDs are acceptable:


* Florida driver license
* Florida ID issued by the Dept. of
Highway Safety & Motor Vehicles
* Neighborhood association ID


* Retirement center ID
* Public assistance ID
* Debit or credit card
* U.S. passport


. Student ID
* Military ID TE


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The County Record, AUGUST 13, 2008, Page 6


Hunter Jordan plays in 98


team tourney at Cooperstown


Hunter Jordan, who will be a 7th grad-
er at Blountstown Middle School this
year, finished his summer vacation July
25-30 playing baseball in upstate New
York.
Cooperstown Dreams Park is a 22 field
complex in Cooperstown close to the
National Baseball Hall of Fame. Hunter
participated ,in Cooperstown with the
Tallahassee Thunder coached by Mill,
Penny and Donnie Read of Liberty
County. Two other local youths also partic-
ipated in the tournament Hunter Jacobs,
son of Donnie and Joni Read, and Hayden
Swier, also of Liberty County.
There were 98 teams playing in the
tournament. The Thunder came in 21st
place with a 6-3 overall record. Hunter hit
four homeruns in the tournament and had
a 3-0 record on the mound for the
Thunder. The team was able to visit the
Baseball Hall of Fame and had an overall
great baseball experience.
There were teams in the tournament
from all over the United States and
Canada. The players all traded team pens
See COOPERSTOWN, page 10


BY BLOUNTSTOWN TIGER


HEAD COACH GREG JORDAN


By the time this article hits the
press the 2008 Tigers will be in
full pads during two a day prac-
tices. The Tigers kicked off camp
on Monday, August 11, and by
state law must have three days in
shorts and helmets before full
pads. The first day of full pads will
be Thursday. We pray for a safe
and productive camp as we begin
this journey together.
A lot of people do not realize
the sacrifice these young men put
forth to be able to represent our
school and our community play-
ing this game of football. It takes a
special young person to be able to
make this commitment as well as
making the commitment academi-
cally to be successful.
As I said last week our num-
bers are close to average with
about 45 players heading into
camp, that may change some
once school starts. We always like
to have around 50 or so players
heading into camp but it is what it
See TIGERS, page 12


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COLORADO SPRINGS,
Colo. -- It is all about the num-
bers. Just ask any athlete head-
ing to Beijing. Whether it is the
final score in a tennis match,
the winning time in a triathlon
or the perfect 10 on the balance
beam, the smallest units of
measurement separate athletes
from the joy of victory and the
agony of defeat.
There are numbers in the
world of international athletic
competition, however, thlt few
of us know about: These num-
bers reflect the financial costs
associated with representing
our nation abroad on the inter-
national field of play. America
for Gold (AFG) launches today,
eight days from the start of the
Beijing games, with the mission
of providing financial support to
U.S athletes. AFG begins their
"$8 per month starting 08-08-
08" today.
AFG is committed to sup-
porting able-bodied athletes
and athletes with disabilities by
.taking the financial numbers
game out of the equation and
allowing athletes to focus on
physically preparing to repre-
sent bur nation in international
competition. As an organiza-
tion developed by athletes for
athletes, AFG aims to provide
financial assistance directly to
athletes through need-based
grants for both the summer and
winter games.
"As an organization made
up of current and former ath-
letes, we fully appreciate the
physical, mental and financial
challenges our team faces," said
Kevin Montford, a Blountstown
native who is founder and exec-
utive director of America for
Gold. "Most people simply
don't realize the incredible
expense associated with partici-
pating at this level of competi-
tion. Our athletes in Beijing
have been training for many
years, and financial support is
needed years before the medals
are won. It's our goal to carry
this burden for them as they
prepare to represent our nation
abroad."
Each American k athlete


Kevin Montford


training for the Summer Games
spends thousands of dollars
annually preparing for qualify-
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opening ceremony in Beijing.
Depending on the sport, ath-
letes' costs can range from
$12,000 to $120,000 annually
for equipment, travel, coaching,
nutrition needs, event fees and
transportation. These expens-
es, coupled with the fact that


most athletes train more than
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take a part-time job. Athletes
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"We are going to apply the
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our team. We want to demon-
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country."
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tiop process with several
parameters, including but not
limited to sport ranking, good
standing within the appropriate
govermng organizations and an
approved income-to-expense
ratio. In addition, each athlete
that receives funding must
"Pay-it-Forward" by signing up
at least 25 new donors to 'the

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E NTST N S
E BL TST N


BLOUNTSTOWN


MIDDLE SCHOOL'NEWS MS


Dear Students and Parents:
R x 3 = A! You may have
seen this equation on our signs
this summer and questioned,
"What in the world does that
mean?"
Our theme last year was the
"3 R's-Respect, Responsibility,
and Ready to Excel." Our stu-
d e n t s ,
staff, and










grade of NEVA MILLER
Thiparents year we are building
our "Tiger Pride" to amp up the
their R's. As you walk through our
hearts
and souls you'll see plen-
into thatwork, demonstrated in our

and the
a. ayof life.
was at Blountstown Middle
school are so proud of our stu-
grade of NEVA MILLERt
"A" for
2007-08!
This yetaff ar we are building
our "Tiger Pride" toi amp up the
3 R's. As you walk through our
halls and rooms you'll see plen-
ty of Tiger Pride shown off,'but
you'll also see it highlighted in
our work, demonstrated in our
efforts, and lived by us each and
every day. For us, Tiger Pride is
a.way of life.
We at Blountstown Middle
School are so proud of our stu-
dents and parents. The faculty
and staff are truly committed to
helping every student reach his
or her fullest potential and to be
' productive citizen.
Developing and maintaining a


positive relationship with our
students and parents is also
very important to us. I encour-
age every parent to be involved
with his or her child's experi-
ences while at BMS and to feel
free to visit our school, share
phone calls, or offer up sugges-
tions.
Stay connected with us
through our website at
www.blountstownmiddle.org
and view our online grade
reports at www.edline.net .
Also, look for our monthly .cal-
endar/newsletter, newspaper
articles, and radio updates that
keep you keep abreast of all the
good things going on at
Blountstown Middle School.
I am looking forward to the
upcoming year and the chal-
lenge to maintain our "A." We
just can't hide our' TIGER
PRIDE!

Sincerely,
Neva Miller
Principal

OPEN HOUSE:
Friday, August 15 from 8:00
a.m. to Noon
SCHOOL ADVISORY
CHAIR: Melissa O'Bryan
STUDENT BODY PRESI-
DENT: Casey Johnson
FACULTY ROSTER:
ASSISTANT PRINCIPAL:
Keith Summers
GUIDANCE: Stephanie
Brogden
LANGUAGE ARTS:


Kathrine Dallas, Alisha Jones,
Sally Throckmorton (new
teacher), Amy Jordan
MATH: Link Barber, Nicole
Purvis
SOCIAL STUDIES: Willa
Dean Bozeman, Jason White
SCIENCE: Billy Jones,
Shannan Romer, Lydia Garske
(new teacher)
READING: Melissa
O'Bryan, Matthew Nichols
(new teacher), Jenna Barfield
(new teacher), Sally
Throckmorton (new teacher),
Angel Spurling
ESE: Amy Jordan, Edward
Thomas, Janice Moore,
Rhonda Marshall, Suella
McMillan (new teacher)
PHYSICAL EDUCATION:
Andrew Sumner, Staci Sims
(new teacher)
MEDIA: Wendy Eubanks
BAND: Gretchen Reiter
CHORUS: Janet Edewaard
GIFTED: Jonathan Alford

CONTACT INFORMA-
TION:
PHONE: 674-8234
FAX: 674-6480
WEBSITE:
www.blountstownmiddle.org

MISSION STATEMENT:
Blountstown Middle School
is committed to providing stu-
dents with quality educational
experiences that will encourage
and enable- them to be produc-
tive citizens and lifelong learn-
ers in an ever-changing world.


Adult School principal



welcomes back students


Dear Parents and Students:,
At the beginning of the new
school year, there is much
excite-
ment at
the Adult



as we
plan and
prepare
for the

s c h o o 1 WILLY PITTS
year.
Our faculty and staff are pro-
fessionals dedicated to the
implementation of our school
improvement plans designed to
enhance the quality of our
schools and increase the aca-
demic success of our students.
Therefore, we will strive to cre-
ate positive educational experi-
ences to meet the needs of the
students.
As we consider the school
experience of our students, we
are reminded of the importance
of parental involvement. We
encourage parents to monitor
and guide their students to
make this the best school year
ever. We believe through con-
sistent effort, good attendance,
and responsible conduct, stu-
dents can indeed have a suc-
cessful year. We encourage par-
ents to help make this a reality.

Willy Pitts, Principal

Teacher Roster

CARE
Robin Richards- General
Support/ C u r r i c u lum
Coordinator


Sidney Edenfield
Instructional Aide
Tommy McClellan Teacher
Leslie Hall Teacher
Mike Johnson ISS Teacher


Adult School Teachers
Jana Hill
Sonny Nobles
Boggs Ramsey
Rachel McCoy


Dear Parents and Students,
I hope that each of you has
had an enjoyable and restful
summer break and that you
have gotten your batteries
recharged for the coming year.
I would like to congratulate
our students, staff, and parents
for all their efforts in maintain-
ing an "A" this past year. I am
thankful for the great year we
had last year and I am excited
about the opportunities we
have coming our way for the
coming year.
We have been very busy
making preparations for our
students' return in terms of fac-
ulty and facilities. I look for-
ward to seeing each of our stu-
dents on Monday, August 18,
with a smile, a positive attitude,
and a determination to give
their best.

Darryl Taylor, Jr.
Principal

Open House: Friday,
August, 15TH 8:00 AM-
11:30AM


School
Council
Tiffany Nichols


Advisory
Chairperson:


Teacher Roster:
PK-Tanya Smith
Kg.-Teresa Hatcher, Traycee
McDougald



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AL~ *,


Cultivating Leadership:
Harvesting Success is the motto
for Calhoun County School
District for the 2008-09 school
year. This past year our district
experi-
tremen-
dous suc-
cess in a
number
of areas,
particu-
larly our
FCAT
school
grades.
staff and DUANE BARBER
students
excelled to help raise our school
grade from a "D" to a "B".
This increase was directly relat-
ed to students consistently
striving to reach the high expec-
tations set by our community,
our superintendent, and our
teachers and staff.
We would like to welcome
our students back for another
successful year of reaching new
heights academically. We hope
to create an atmosphere of
mutual respect for one another
and an attitude of high expecta-
tions for learning. In partner-
ship with parents and the com-
munity, it is our goal to produce
world-class students that will
develop to their fullest potential
academically, physically, social-
ly, and emotionally.
We encourage all students
and parents to become familiar
with the student policies for
BHS. These rules are designed
to ensure that learning is our
top priority for all students. It
is our desire to make your
school experience one that is
challenging, meaningful, and
rewarding. Withthe coopera-
tion and support from parents
and the community, we hope
we continue to harvest success
in all aspects of our student's
lives.


Best of Luck!
Duane Barber
Principal


FACULTY & STAFF Family & Consumer
Administration Sciences
Principal, Duane Barber Nancy Mears
Assistant Principal, Sue


Price


English Departi
Debra Betts
Dot Strong
Kristy Watford


Math Departme
Gwen Barwick
Allyson Howell
Amanda McGhee

Social
Department
Teresa Brantley-C
Joe Leonard
Samantha Taylor

Science Departi
Quentin Henderso
Lydia Garske
Rachel Edminson

,Business Depar
Debra Perdue
Sharon Leopard-lM


Physical
Department
Tony Davis
Tanya Durham


Reading Coa
Vicki Bennett

Foreign
Department
Dana Ayers

Special
Department
Elizabeth Benn
Allyson Sullivan
Cherie White
Michele Futch

TMH Program
Bubba Johnson
Sandra White

Remediation
Tracy Basford
Mandy Griffin

Athletic Dire
Greg Jordan


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Vocation Education
Sidney Granger
Ron Mears
Ron Wood

Fine Arts Department
Janet Edewaard
Gretchen Reiter


Driver Education
David Pitts


Studies Guidance Counselor
Sandra Waller
url Marilyn Vincent, Aide

Career Development
Coordinator
ment Loraine McClellan
n

Media Specialist/Clerk
Pam Ayers
tment Carmen Overholt, Aide

IcCrone Data Entry Clerk
Shirley Daniels
lucation
School Secretary
Jeannine Peacock


Office Assistant
Brenda Burnsed


Language Custodians
Patsy Foreman
Wanda Pitts
James Cooper
Education Kenneth Hobbs
Brenda Williams
iett
n Paraprofessionals
Delano Reed
Kayla Hobby
Emory Home
m Satoria Davis
Sandra Davis

Technology
Jeff Vickery


School Resource
-ctor Officer
Warren Tanner


AITHA SCH00L NEWS-


H \ ALTHA S


Dear Parents, Students, and
the Community:
I want
to wel-
come all
of our
A I thaa
students
back to .
school on
Monday,


begin -
what I RONNIE HAND
hope will
be an
even better school year than
last year.
We had a great year; our stu-
dents earned a school grade of
A and 12 of 45 graduates quali-
fied fdr Florida Scholarships. I
am proud of what Altha accom-
plished last year and apologize
if I sound like the father of a
newborn. I want to thank our
parents for sending us students
that were ready to learn, our
students for working hard, and
our teachers for being driven to
make sure that each student
was given the opportunity to be
successful.
We have several new faculty
members and I would like to
welcome them to the "Altha
School Family". I know that
you will do a great job as those
that came before you did.
We will have open house
Friday, August 15. I invite our
students and their parents to
come, meet your teachers, and


plan for the year ahead. In fact,
we would love for the whole
community to come and see
what we are doing here at
Altha.

Ronnie Hand
Principal

Open House: Friday, August
15, 8:30 to 11:30 a.m.


Teacher Roster
Melba Adkins 5th grade
Cindy Alday 2nd grade
Jonathan Alford Gifted
Russell Baggett Reading,
ESE
Sandra Batson Business
Education
Mollie Branton 3rd grade
Janice Chambers 4th grade
Clint Clemons Math
Alysha Edenfield
Kindergarten
Arthur Faurot PE
Marie Granger Family &
Consumer Science
LeAnna Hall Math
Kevin Hand Science, Math
Ronnie Hand Principal
Meagan Henson ESE,
Math
Jackie Humphrey -
Language Arts, Social Studies
Sherry Joyner Language
Arts
Ladona Kelley -- General
Support
Charlotte Lima Pre-K
Juan Lima Social Science
& Wheel,
Alice Marshall Social


Studies
Mary McClellan PE &
Hope
Melissa McGill PE
Jaycee Moore Reading
David Pitts Drivers Ed.
Christina Proctor ESE
Rhonda Price 2nd grade
Gwen Proper ESE
Miranda Rehberg MS
Science & ESE
Maggie Sewell Social
Studies
Amanda Shadrick -
Kindergarten
Carolyn Shields
Kindergarten
Sally Sims Science
Faye Smith 1st Grade
Lena Smith
Speech/Language
Robbie Smith PE
Tina Smith Music
Brenda Stoltzfus Language
Arts
Cathy Sumner 6th grade
Lori Tatum 1st Grade
Tawnya Traylor Reading
Amy Valenta Spanish,
Social Studies
Sara K. Waldorff Media
Specialist, Math
Winifred Waldorff Media
Specialist, Wheel
Renee Wallace 3rd grade
Wretha Webb Reading
coach, art
Jerica Wester Pre-K
Millie Williams 4th grade
Dottie Wiltse 1st grade
Danny Wise Agriculture &
ESE
Charlene Yon MS/HS
Guidance Counselor


Chipola College

registration set

for Aug. 18-20
MARIANNA-Registration
for Fall classes at Chipola
College is Aug. 18-20. Classes
begin Aug. 21.
Chipola's open-door policy
guarantees acceptance to! any
student with a standard 'high
school diploma. Prospective
students should complete a col-
lege application which is avail-
able in the Office of Admissions
and Records, or online at
www.chipola.edu. Students also
must provide an official high
school or college transcript.
Chipola offers day and
evening courses, as well as
independent study and online
courses. The college's Associate
in Arts -Degree provides the
first two years of general educa-
tion courses for students plan-
ning to earn a bachelor's
degree. Associate in Science
Degree programs provide two
years of professional training in
various career fields.
Chipola has expanded its
offerings to include more than
40 individual programs, includ-
ing BS, AA, AS, Workforce
Certificates and Continuing
Education programs.
Workforce Development
Certificate programs, include:
Automotive Service
Technology, Certified Nursing
Assistant (CNA), Computer
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Correctional Officer,
Cosmetology, Cross-Over
Corrections to Law
Enforcement, Cross-Over Law
Enforcement to Corrections,
Electronic Technology,
Firefighter II, Law
Enforcement Officer, Masonry
Apprentice Training, Surveying
and Mapping Technology and.

See CHIPOLA, page 11


NOTICE OF FAIR

HOUSING EDUCATION

The Calhoun County Board of County Commissioners will
conduct a brief fair housing educational session during its
meeting on August 19, 2008. The topics will include an
introduction to fair housing laws, the local fair housing
ordinance, enforcement and assistance. The meeting, which
begins at 5:00 p.m., will be conducted in the County
Commission Board room, located at 20816 Central Avenue
East, Blountstown. Persons requiring special accommodations
for disabilities should contact the County Clerk's Office,
telephone 674-4545 (or TDY 1-800-955-8771) at least two
days prior to the meeting.


NOTICE OF CDBG

PUBLIC HEARINGS

The Calhoun County Board of County Commissioners will
conduct a first public hearing to obtain comments or
suggestions for a proposed 2008 or 2009 application to the
Florida Department of Community Affairs (DCA) for a Small
Cities Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) of up to
$700,000. These funds must be used for one of the following
purposes:
1. To benefit low and moderate income persons; or
2. To aid in the prevention or elimination of slums or
blight; or
3. To meet other community development needs of
recent origin having a particular urgency because existing
conditions pose a serious and immediate threat to the health or
welfare of the community and where other financial resources
are not available to meet such needs.
The categories of activities for which these funds may be
used are in the areas of housing, neighborhood revitalization,
commercial revitalization, or economic development and
include such improvement activities as construction of
infrastructure (roads, water, sewer, drainage), acquisition of
real property, loans to private-for-profit business, rehabilitation
of houses and commercial buildings. For each activity that is
proposed, at least 51% of the persons benefiting must be in
the low or moderate income range. In developing an
application for submission to DCA, the County must plan to
minimize displacement of persons as a resultof planned CDBG
activities, and is required to develop a plan to assist displaced
persons. Various factors affecting the competitive score of the
application' must be considered. Additional information
regarding the range of activities that may be undertaken will be
provided at the public hearing.

The hearings will be held during the August 19, 2008 Board
meeting, at approximately 5:10 p.m. in the Commission
meeting room of the courthouse, located at 20816 Central
Avenue East, Blountstown. Questions should be directed to
Don O'Bryan, Emergency Management Director, telephone
674-8075 (TDY 1-800-955-8771). The public hearing is being
conducted in a handicapped accessible location. Any disabled
person wishing to attend the public hearing and requiring an
interpreter or special accommodations should contact the
County Clerk's Office, telephone 674-4545 (or TDY 1-800-
955-8771) at least two business days prior to the meeting.
Aug. 13 & Aug. 20, 2008


NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARINGS

OF CHANGE OF LAND USE

LARGE SCALE COMPREHENSIVE PLAN

AMENDMENT


The Calhoun County Local Planning Agency and the Calhoun County
Board of County Commissioners have scheduled Public Hearings
regarding the following Amendments to the Calhoun County
Comprehensive Plan.

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These proposed amendments will update and revise Policy language in the
Plan Elements and will update as needed, the 5-Year Schedule of Capital
Improvements. This new policy language will update the Plan and make it
consistent with current statutory requirements. These amendments will also
adopt the 2020 Future Land Use Map.

The Calhoun County Planning Commission will hold a Public Hearing on the
proposed Amendments on TUESDAY, August 19, 2008, at 4:00 P.M., in
the Commission meeting room, to consider recommendations to the Calhoun
County Board of County Commissioners regarding the amendments. The
Calhoun County Board of County Commissioners will hold a Public Hearing on
the proposed Amendments, on TUESDAY, August 19, 2008, at 5:00 P.M.,
or immediately after the LPA public hearing, in the Commission meeting
room, to consider transmittal of the proposed amendments to DCA. A copy of
proposed amendment applications may be inspected by the public at the
Office of the Calhoun County Clerk.

Please be advised that if a person decides to appeal any decision made with
respect to any matter considered at this hearing, such person will need a
record of these proceedings, and for this purpose such person may need to
ensure that a verbatim record of the proceedings is made, which record
includes the testimony and evidence upon which the appeal is to be based.

Honorable Ruth Attaway, Clerk of Court


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The County Record, AUGUST 13, 2008, Page 9


In honor of exemplary character traits....

r MBLOUNTSTOWN T Olivia Atkins receives Suggs award

Olivia Atkins was awarded
ELEMENTARY SCLui NEWSthe Jimmie C. Suggs Award on
Ba Ty 7 ( fi May -M


Parents & Students:
Blountstown Elementary
School faculty and staff are
excited about the start of the
2008-
20098 -
school
year. We
have
been
busy all
summer
prepar-
ing for t i
the new
y e a r O r ga ,
2 0 0 7 PAM BOZEMAN
2008 was
a very
successful year with the school
earning a grade of "A" from the
state and we are committed to
continuous improvement. Your
child and their education is our
top priority. Our goal is for
every child to reach their poten-
tial and experience success.
A partnership between
home and school is essential for
the best results. I keep a quote
that says, "People don't care
how much you know until they
know how much you care" and
we strive to provide an atmos-
phere in which your child
knows they are cared for, val-
ued, and respected. At
Blountstown Elementary
School, we teach far more than
the skills tested on the FCAT.


Research shows that parent
involvement is high on the list of
factors contributing to a stu-
dent's success in school. We
strive to be a friendly school
and we look forward to develop-
ing a relationship with you and
your family.
We encourage you to be
involved in your child's educa-
tion and I look forward to seeing
you at our open house on
Friday, Aug. 15, from 8 a.m. to
noon. Please feel free to contact
or visit me anytime during the
year should you have a question
or concern.

Sincerely,
Pam Bozeman
Principal

Faculty Roster:
Preschool Ruby Davis,'Lisa
LaWarre, Maggie Strickland
Kindergarten Tarsha Battle,
Melody Frye, Sandy Rogers,
Sherri Shuler, Debbie Stone
First Grade Nikki Anderson,
Amanda Dehn, Ashley Everett,
Lisa Laing, Janet Tomlinson
Second Grade Carolyn
Conyers, Ragina Daniels,
Delores Faircloth, Tessa Shuler,
Cara Tolbert
Third Grade Linda Flanders,
Brooke Hall, Danita
McClellan, Sky Scott, Sandy
Willis
Fourth Grade Starla Baggett,


Matsu Greene,. Glen
McClellan, Kim Peacock,
Deanna Ridley
Fifth Grade Paulette Bryant,
Wendy Guilford, TrAcie Taylor,
Karen Tomlinson
ESE Alicia Goodman, Juanice
Johnson, Linda Ladu, Heather
Mallory, Judy McGraw, Robyn
Parrish-Hill
Gifted Jonathan Alford
Music Cathy Kimbrel
P.E. Rhonda Blair, Jimmy
Rogers
Title One Dresa Barfield,
Janice Lilly
Reading Coach Debbie Van
Lierop
Writing Coach Terri Reid
Speech Donna Traylor, Janice
Williams
Librarian Tracy Wood
Guidance Lamoine Kearce
Assistant Principal Debbie
Williams




schools

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This award is
presented to
a fifth grade
student each
year for
exemplary
character
traits demon- .. ',.
strated at
Blountstown
Elementary School.
Jimmie Suggs was a former
principal of Blountstown
Elementary School and
Superintendent of the Calhoun
County School District. Mr.
Suggs believed honesty, fair-
ness, and compassion for others
were the greatest lessons a stu-
dent could learn. Olivia was
awarded the Jimmie C. Suggs
award for exhibiting these char-
acteristics.
Congratulations, Olivia!!!


August 18 20

Classes Begin August 21
Late Registration through August 28

Call 526-2761
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PUBLIC RELEASE 2008-09

THE CALHOUN COUNTY SCHOOL BOARD
announces its policy for
Free and Reduced Price Meals for students under the
NATIONAL SCHOOL LUNCH AND BREAKFAST PROGRAMS.
Any interested person may review a copy of the policy by contacting the
Calhoun County School Board, 20859 Central Avenue East, RM-G20,
Blountstown, Florida 32424, phone 674-5927.

Any interested person may review a copy of the policy by contacting the Calhoun County School Board, 20859 Central
Avenue East, RM-G20, Blountstown, Florida 32424, phone 674-5927.
Household size and income criteria will be used to determine eligibility. These criteria can be found on the second page of
this document. Children from families whose income is at or below the levels shown maybe eligible for Free or Reduced
Price Meals. An application can not be approved unless it contains complete eligibility information. Once approved, meal
benefits are good for an entire year. You need not notify the organization of changes in income and household size.
Application forms are being sent to all homes with a letter to parents or guardians. To apply for Free or Reduced Price
Meals, households must complete the application and return it to the school. Additional copies are available at the
principal's office in each school. The information provided on the application will be used for the purpose of determining
eligibility and may be verified at any time during the school year. Applications may be submitted at any time during the
year.
Households that receive Food Stamps or TANF (Temporary Assistance to Needy Families) are required to list on the
application only the child's name, Food Stamp / TANF case number, and signature of adult household member..
Foster children will receive benefits (i.e., free, reduced-price, or paid) based on the child's personal income regardless of
the income of the household.
Household with children who are considered migrants, homeless, or runaway should contact the district liaison, Vicki
Davis at 674-8734, ext. 225.
For the purpose of determining household size, deployed service members are considered a part of the household.
Families should include the names of the deployed service members ontheir application. Report only that portion of the
deployed service member's income made available to them or on their behalf to the family. Additionally, a housing
allowance that is part of the Military Housing Privatization Initiative is not to be included as income.
All other households must provide the following information listed on the application:
* Total household income listed by gross amount received, type of income (e.g., wages, child support, etc.) and how often
the income is received by each household member;
* Names of all household members;
* Signature of an adult household member certifying the information provided is correct; and
* Social security number of the adult signing the application or the word "NONE" for this household member if he or she
does not have a social security number.
If a household member becomes unemployed or if the household size changes, the school should be contacted. Children
of parents or guardians who become unemployed should also contact the school. Suchchanges may make the student
eligible for reduced price or free meals if the household income falls at or bellow the levels shown below.
Under the provisions of the Free and Reduced Price meal policy the Food Service Administrative Assistant will review
applications and determine eligibility. If a parent or guardian is dissatisfied with the ruling of the official, he or she may
wish to discuss the decision with the determining official on an informal basis. If the parent wishes to make a formal
appeal, he or she may make a request either orally or in writing to Superintendent Mary Sue Neves, 20859 Central
Avenue East, RM-G20, Blountstown, Florida, 32424, phone 674-5927.
Unless indicated otherwise on the application, the information on the Free and Reduced Price Meal application may be
used by the school system in determining eligibility for other educational programs.
FLORIDA INCOME ELIGIBILITY GUIDELINES
FOR FREE AND REDUCED PRICE MEALS
Effective from July 1, 2008, to June 30, 2009
Free Meal Scale is 130% of Federal Poverty Level
Household Annual Monthly Twice Per Every Two Weekly
size Month Weeks
1 13,520 1,127 564 520 260
2 18,200 1,517 759 700 350
3 22,880 1,907 954 880 440
4 27,560 2,297 1,149 1,060 530
5 32,240 2,687 1,344 1,240 620
6 36,920 3,077 1,539 1,420 710
7 41,600 3,467 1,734 1,600 800
8 146,280 3,857 1,929 1,780 890
Each additional 4,680 390 195 180 90
family member,
add
Reduced Meal Scale is 185% of Federal Poverty Level
Household Annual Monthly Twice Per Every Two Weekly
size Month Weeks
.. ................. ......................... ......... ........ ....... ... .... .. .......... ................... ... ...... .... ........ ..... .... .... ......... ... ............. ........ .
1 19,240 1,604 802 740 370
2 25,900 2,159 1,080 997 499
3 32,560 2,714 1,357 1,253 627
4 39,220 3,269 1,635 1,509 755
5 45,880 3,8Z4 1,912 1,765 883
59,20 I ,9341,13


1,139
1,267
129


To determine annual income:
* If you receive the income every week, multiply the total gross income by 52.
* If you receive the income every two weeks, multiply the total gross income by 26.
* If you receive the income twice a month, multiply the total gross income by 24.
* If you receive the income monthly, multiply the total gross income by 12.
Remember: The total income before taxes, social security, health benefits, union dues, or other deductions must be
reported.
"In accordance with Federal law, and US Department of Agriculture policy, this institution is prohibited from discriminating on the basis or
race, color, national origin, sex, agd, or disability. To file a complaint of discrimination write USDA, Director, Office of Civil Rights, 1400
Independence Avenue, SW, Washington, DC 20250-9410 or call 800-795-3272 (voice) or (202)720-6382 (TTY). USDA is an equal
opportunity provider and employer


1'


6
7


2,190
2,467


2,02'
2,27T


8 65,860 5,489 2,745 2,534
Each additional 6,660 555 278 257
family member,
add


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52,540 _14,379







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Cooperstown trip cont'd-


Signups Saturday for Liberty

football and soccer programs


The Liberty County
Recreation Department will
hold registration for the fall
football and soccer programs
this Saturday, August 16, and
the following Saturday August
23.
This Saturday's registration
will be held from 9 am until
noon at the Civic Center in
Bristol. Registration on
Saturday the 23rd will be held
at the Hosford School Gym also
from 9 am until noon.
Copies of birth certificates
should be brought for both
sports.
The football program is
opened to boys ages 7-12 as of
June 1 of this year. Teams will
be Tee-Tiny Mites (ages 7-8),
Tiny Mites (Ages 9-10), and
Pee-Wees (ages 11-12). Cost for
football registration is $50.
Practice will begin
September 8, and the season
will open with a. jamboree
October 4.
The soccer program is co-ed
and opened to participants 5-13
as of June 1 this year. Soccer
leagues will be organized for


ages 5-7, 8-10, and 11-13. Cost
of soccer registration is $30.
The soccer program will
begin practice the week of
September 8. The season will
begin the week of September
29 and last through the month
of October. Coaches are needed
for soccer and anyone interest-
ed can come by at either regis-
tration or call the Recreation
Department 643-2175.

'Winners Circle'
Celebration
trophies are at
Liberty Rec. Dept.
Any youngster that did not
receive their trophy for the past
softball and baseball season can
pick them up at the Liberty
County Recreation
Department in the Civic
Center.
Please call the Recreation
Department at 643-2175
before coming by to pick up
your trophy.


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to have keepsakes and all were
given a Cooperstown ring and
inducted into the Youth League
Baseball Hall of Fame.
To say the least, Hunter had
an awesome experience, one
that will stick with him forever.
Hunter is the son of Greg
and Amy Jordan of
Blountstown.

ABOVE: The Cooperstown
Dreams Park featured 22
fields and numerous
bunkhouses where the
1400 players on 98
teams were lodged during
the tournament.

AT LEFT: Tucker was 3-0
on the mound in the tour-
nament, pitching for the
Tallahassee Thunder. The
team came in 21st out of
98 teams.

BELOW: A spectacular
view of the mountains
from the barn-turned-loft
where the Jordan family
stayed during the tourna-
ment.


Congratulations to
Hunter Jordan & the
Tallahassee Thunder!


Youth


football


signups


planned

The Calhoun County Youth
Football League will be holding
signups for the upcoming sea-
son on Saturday, August 30,
from 8:00 a.m. to noon;
:Tuesday, September 2, from
5:00 7:00 p.m. and Saturday,
September 6, from 8:00 a.m. to
noon. All signups will be held
at the Civic Center.
Be prepared to turn in (1) a
copy of the player's birth cer-
tificate, (2) a photograph, (3)
proof of insurance and (4)
$60.00 registration fee. You
will be turned away if any of the
four items are missing.
The first day of-practice is
Monday, September 8th, (hel-
mets only). Full pads start on
Monday, September 15th.
Every player must have their
own practice pants. The league
can help with pads, if necessary.


SUPERVISOR


OF ELECTIONS

Dear Calhoun County Voter:
A little less 1I1u tW o weeks rernain until the August 26 primary election, and once again
I ask you to please consider me for the office of supervisor of sections I've been your
elected super isor of elections for the past 3 1/2 years,. and before that I was the chief dep-
uty supervisor of elections in Calhoun County for seven years. Being elected by the people
of Calhoun CouMty has been a great honor and a privilege for me, and I would very much
like to continue to be our super-isor of elections.
As a voter, you're the boss and you have an important responsibility to use your vote to
ensure that lithe best. most-qualified candidates are elected, or "hired," to fill key positions
in your county gog erurueui Rut how do voters decide which candidate is best? Sometimes
voters mau choose a candidate based on famn t Ues. friendship, popularity. or I anous
other reasons, not considenug exer\ single aspect of wh a candidate may or may not be
the best person for the job. Many otherss hae already made up their minds; others may be
undecided on whoom to vole for and why
If you're not sure which supervisor of elections candidate to vote for, please consider -
before Nou decide Ihat I am the oulb candidate who is state-certified by the flonda Di-
, vision of Elections and that I ha, e o\ er 11 years of specialized elections training and suc-
cessful experience
We all know that the elections of today aren't simple, one-day-every-other-rwo-year
events as their may have seemed to be many years ago Tough election laws with new,
eer-changing legislation make the super isoi 'sjob more complex with each passing year.
Fo illuslatiic .iisi how serious thi, is. since the 2004 general election, a couple of long-
term. well-respected elections supervisors chose to "throw in the towel"' and retire mid-
term rather than deal with the state's increasing demands. Your elections office needs a
supervisor %ith actual experience. knowledge and training in conducting elections and
managuig an elections. office
1 have thoroughly enjoyed scrt ing 3ou in the Elections Office since 1997 uilh the
pa- st 12 ear as our elected supervisor and nm office staff and I have the knowl-
edge and e\penence needed to continue to serve ou %with honesty, integrity, hard work.
effitiencN. professionalism and fneudliness
Because m) duties in your:Elections Office mill prevent me from personally visit-
ing everyone. I hope that you'll understand and accept my apology. I am your public
servant FIRST, and I cannot abandon the job responsibilities that were placed in my
trust when I w as elected in 2004.I know that it's inconvenient sometimes tor voters to
be disturbed by candidates after working all day, and many vot-
ers would prefer to schedule a visit. If you'd like for me to visit KEEP
you or if you have any questions, please call m. home at 762-
3405 or send an e-mail to me at margiee@margielaramore.com. EXPERIENCE
I'm asking for your careful consideration, and then your vote,
when you early vote, vote by absentee ballot or go to the polls WORKING FOR
on August 26. Thank you for your support. You!r
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VOTE AND ELECT

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FOR

COUNTY COMMISS

DISTRICT 5

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Elections Office to comply with
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Calhoun County is able to cast a
secret ballot legally, on time and
independently:
=:> Using inmate. labor, we knocked down a
few walls to expand the office to allow us to
house all of our elections equipment, supplies
and records in one location, a must for secu-
rity purposes. The expanded office area also
allows us to accommodate the public for early
voting and for open, visible election-night tabu-
lation. The expanded lobby area now allows us
to accommodate our citizens with physi-
cal disabilities.
= We've upgraded our Web
site (www.votecalhoun.com) to allow our citi-
zens to register to vote, change an address, or
request an absentee ballot online. Voters can
also visit our Web site to check their registra-
tion status, view election results, and more.
=> The. City of Blountstown and Town of
Altha have amended their charters to have
their elections at the same time as county elec-
tions, thereby saving their residents' tax dollars
for supplies and labor and allowing each town
to enjoy a larger voter turnout.
=> We've started a voter education program
to go into the high schools to register more
students to vote than ever before. And, with
the knowledge that civic responsibility begins
at an early age, we've demonstrated the voting
equipment and held "mock elections" for pre-
school- and elementary-age children in our office.
=> We've given voter education workshops
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Hello To All the People of

This Great County!!
This is a wonderful place to live. My name is Jerry Guilford and this letter is to everyone. Right now is the time
when our county needs someone who has the ability, the VOICE, and desire to make everyone proud to be part
of this land in which we call home!!!!! With my 30 years of land and home development I have built over 100
homes; 80% of those were speculative homes and subdivisions, I WILL be a strong voice for the property
owners whom are facing land use changes that can severely impact the use of one's property. I will be a needed
asset to our ambulance service, and the hospital board has only dreamed of such an ally as they will have in me
if I am elected as your county commissioner and for those great guys [firemen] who volunteer to save lives and
people's homes I say to you if you need something and it can be obtained COUNT ON l!!!!!!!!!! The chamber .
of commerce will be overwhelmed by my full support and expertise as being a can do man!!!!! With your vote
and support I will make you proud to be part of all the many different challenges that are sure to come in the
next four years, If I have missed your home on my many miles of visits and you have something you want to
discuss, please don't hesitate to call me anytime,,,home 674-8427 cell 643-6834 or email at:
jeryguiford@hotmail.com Your vote and supportwill not be in vain!!!!!!!! Thank you and may God bless you,, -.
Respectfully yours, r
Jerry Guilford
P.S....Hug your children everyday and tell them, I LOVE YOU
Vote for and Elect


JERRY GUILFORD

County Commissioner District 1
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Sponsored by


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Candidate for

School Board Member

District 4 Calhoun County

August 16, 2008, 4:00 RP.M.

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Teddy Sykes captures first


place in archery tournament


Archery tournament winners included (from left) Alan Pledger,
Edenfield, Hunter Jacobs and Jeffrey Davis (back).


" An archery tournament was
S held August 9 behind the Skeet
Davis Horse Arena at Sam
t'i' Atkins Park. There were a total
of 21 participants with six of
those being kids under the age
of 15. A special thanks to the
Calhoun County 4-H for
arrangements. with the land
used and sponsors Matt and
Dara Layfield of Sound Off
Audio, Rick Johnson of Big
Bend Bait and Tackle and
Sportsman's Warehouse in
Tallahassee. In the adult divi-
sion, first place with a score of
214 went to Teddy Sykes of
Bristol. Second place with a
score of 202 went to Matt
Mears of Altha. Third place
Sykes, Jake with a score of 192 went to Jake
Edenfield of Altha. Adult long
shot from 60 yards went to Alan
Pledger who won a block target
donated by Sportsman's

Liberty County

players lead the

Red Birds to win
The Chattahoochee Red
Birds won their sixth baseball
game in a row Sunday at
Chattahoochee's Therrell
Field, knocking off the
Miccosukee Devils 16-4.
Liberty County's Richie
Smith led the Red Bird offense.
He went 4 for 4 at the plate
with 2 doubles and 5 rbi.'s.
Smith, also scored 5 runs.
Two Liberty County resi-
dents handled the pitching for
Chattahoochee. Andy Pace
pitched the first 6 innings giving
up only 2 runs while striking
hunter Jacobs, out 9. Both runs were
unearned. Tim Davis hurled
the last 3 innings and fanned 5.
He gave up his first runs of the
d season when the Devils' Brad
Jackson hit a 2-run, home run
d off him in the seventh inning.
Davis had pitched 13 previous
management innings without giving up a run.
Education, Davis got the win Sunday.
:ation (5-9 or Robbie Fleck hit a home run
Science and a double for the Red Birds
r 6-12) and and Brandon Stidam drove in 3
Student runs with a pair of hits.
Educator Chattahoochee finishes their
itute (EPI) first regular season in the
rtification for Georgia/Florida/Alabama
. in a non-
See RED BIRDS, page 15


Participating in the kids division Were (from left) Kyler Dew, Brianna Yon, Jase Lago, HL
Colton Butler, and Brendan Dew (back).



Chipola registration con


Telecommunications. Some
workforce and certificate pro-
grams feature open enrollment
which allows students to enroll
whenever the college is in ses-
sion.
' Chipola offers more than a
dozen Associate in Science (AS)
degrees which provide profes-
sional training associated with
specific careers. These include:
Business Administration,
Computer Engineering
Technology, Computer
Electronics, Network Support,
Computer Programming,
Computer Information
Technology, Criminal Justice
Technology, Culinary
Management, Early Childhood
Education, Electronics
Engineering' Technology, Fire
Science Technology, Network
Services Technology, Nursing
(RN and LPN), Recreation
Technology and
Telecommunications
Engineering Technology.
Two Associate in Applied
Science programs in Electronic
Engineering Technology and


Telecommunications
Engineering Technology are
available.,
Three College Credit
Certificate programs are avail-
able in Child Care Center
Management, Emergency
Medical Technician (EMT)
and Paramedic.
Two Dental programs are
available through agreements
with other colleges: Dental
Assisting at Gulf Coast CC and
Dental Hygiene with
Tallahassee CC. Students may
earn the first year of these pro-
grams at Chipola.
A variety of continuing edu-
cation programs are available
on campus in areas ranging
from Child Care to Real Estate.
Through partnerships with
www.ed2go.com and www.gat-
lineducation.com, the college
offers open enrollment, online
courses in courses like health
care, internet graphics/web
design, business, law and travel.
The college offers eight
Bachelor' of Science (BS)
degree programs, including:


Business M
Elementary
Mathematics Educ
6-12), .Nursing
Education (5-9 oi
Exceptional
Education.. The
Preparation Insti
offers Teacher Cer
those with a B.S
teaching field.


The majority otf Chipola stu-
dents are enrolled in the
Associate in Arts (AA) Degree
program designed for students
who plan to complete their first
two years of college work at
Chipola and then transfer to a
four year program at Chipola or
another college or university.
Credits earned are transferable
and are applicable toward a
bachelor's degree. Curriculum
guides that outline require-
ments for specific majors are
available from Student Services
and. are located on the college
website at www.chipola.edu.
For information about col-
lege programs, call 526-2761,
or visit www.chipola.edu


Wharehouse of Tallahassee.
Kids long shot from 15 yards
went to Hunter Jacobs who won
a Yellow Jacket target donated
by Sound Off Audio. Jeffrey


Davis won the raffle for a camo
chair donated by Sound Off
Audio.
Thanks to all for a safe and
great time!


Students

Teachers Er Staff



Wishing Everyone

"A" Successful

- School Year!



_Superintendent

Mary Sue Neves


SwERINTENDENT
OF SCHOOLS
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Vote for and Elect


Thomas Flowers

for County Commissioner Dist. 5

















To those of you I have not had the pleasure of meeting, my name is Thomas Flowers I am seeking the
office of Calhoun County Commissioner District 5. I am married lo.Sherry Lindsey Flowers, and we have
two daughters. Carson and Hunler Sherry is the daughter of John and Sandra Lindsey of Blounistown. I
have lived and worked in Calhoun County for many years and presently own a mortgage business located
on Main Street in Blounlslown
During the next 4 years, the county will be facing very tough financial decisions in the budget and in the
growth ol our county. I am dedicated to improving the future of the county by not only improving roads and
bridges. preserving county jobs. and improving the overall services of the county, but also by opening the
doors of the county to welcome new business and industry Many of you have voiced your concerns to me
over the past several months aboul ever increasing property taxes, lack of new jobs, and many other
issues. I have twenty years of financial experience in analyzing budgets, managing money, and dealing
with the day to day issues of running a business. I have a Bachelor's Degree from florida Stale University
in Social Science and Economics. I feel with my financial experience, my educatiq background. and my
down to earth common sense approach to government along with your input tha we will be able to grow
and prosper in these difficult financial times,
I respectfully ask for your vote and support in seeking the office of Calhoun County Commissioner
District 5. You may contact me with any questions at my cell 643-8009. office 237-2777 or email
me at thomasf@gtcom.net


III


DORIS BURKETT



STAX COLLECTOR



As Tax Collector of Calhoun County I have
been committed to provide services to meet
S, your personal and business needs and try to
create a stress free environment for the
employees and the customers.
I have worked to reorganize to offer the best service
S'"'"possible in each department and to reduce the waiting
time in the main tag office by relocating the service of
H'I' driverr license in a 'separate office. Because of the wait
Many Calhoun County residents were going to
surrounding counties for the service they need. This was
taking dollars out of our county. I reopened driver license
August 2007. I have hired a driver license employee and
this has made it possible to be open MON.. TUES.. AND
WEDS. DUE TO THE INCREASING NUMBER OF
DRIVER LICENSE CUSTOMERS RENEWING BY MAIL
OR ON THE INTERNET THERE IS NOT ENOUGH
CUSTOMERS FOR DRIVER LICENSE TO BE t3PEN
FIVE.J/2 DAYS A WEEK.
Opening on Saturday would increase the budget and affect the taxpayer and would also


ieooardize the safety of an emolovee working without security.


Effective Oct. 1, 2008 anyone 79 years of age or UNDER will renew their license
EVERY 8 YEARS. Customers that are 80 years of age or OLDER will renew every 6 years.

THE MAIN TAG AND TITLE OFFICE IS NOT CLOSED AT LUNCH
IINi FR 1I HAVF A SHORT STAFF THEN I HAVE NO CHOICE BUT TO CLOSE DUE TO


THE SAFETY OF MY EMPLOYEES.
Innovation, change and reorganizing gives a business the ability to move forward
(INSTEAD OF BACKWARD) with efficient service to the public. If an elected officials
efforts are stifled by politics and is not allowed to reorganize then CALHOUN COUNTY
CAN NOT MOVE FORWARD TO KEEP UP WITH THE CHANGING TECHNOLOGY OF
TODAY.
The Tax Collector has a great' responsibility of ACCOUNTABILITY TO THE
TAXPAYERS. TAXING AUTHORITIES AND TO THE STATE AGENCIES. COLLECTING.
DISBURSING. BALANCING AND MANAGING MILLIONS EACH YEAR.
This is quite an undertaking and requires many years of experience and knowledge of
the operation of the tax collectors office.
I have many years of experience working with two previous tax collectors. NO
AMOUNT OF EDUCATION CAN PREPARE YOU OR TAKE THE PLACE OF THE


EXPERIENCE YOU RECEIVE FROM WORKING IN THE OFFICE.


I BELIEVE MY PAST EXPERIENCE AND MY JOB PERFORMANCE QUALIFIES ME TO
1 BE THE BEST CANDIDATE TO SERVE AS TAX COLLECTOR FOR CALHOUN COUNTY.
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The County Record, AUGUST 13, 2008, Page 12



SinOITUA iES


EARNEST FERRELL
CLOUD
Mr. Earnest Ferrell Cloud,
58, of Blountstown, passed
away Sunday morning, August
10, 2008.
Ferrell was born in
Blountstown July 23, 1950, to
the late Earnest Ellis Cloud
and Velma Lee Cloud. He was
a lifelong resident of
Blountstown where he worked
for the Department of
Corrections as a vocational
instructor. He was a master
craftsman in woodworking,
loved landscaping his home and
riding his motorcycle. He was a
member of the Macedonia
Baptist Church near Altha.
Survivors include his wife,
Rose Marie Cloud, of
Blountstown; two sons, Jeff
Cloud of Marianna and Jimmy
Cloud and his wife, Timra, of
Cottondale; three brothers,
R.L. Cloud and his wife, Patty,
of Melbourne, FL, Nicky Cloud
and his wife, Sandra, of Gibson,
GA, and Gerald Cloud and his
wife, Debi, of Bartow, FL; a sis-
ter, Peggy Page, and her hus-
band, Chuck, of Inglis, FL; two
grandchildren, Jade and Cody
Cloud; and several aunts,
uncles, nieces and nephews. He
was a friend to all.
Funeral services were held
at 2:00 PM Tuesday, August
12, from the Macedonia.
Baptist Church with Reverend
David Wood and Carlton Van
Lierop officiating. Interment
followed in the Nettle Ridge
Cemetery.
Adams Funeral Home was in
charge of the arrangements (ph.
674-5449 or online at
www.adamsfh.com).

MELTON G. REVELL
Mr. Melton G. Revell, 84, of
Bristol, Florida, passed away
Saturday, August 8, 2008, in
Santa Fe, New Mexico.
Mr. Revell was born May
25, 1924, in Bristol to the late
.Ezra and Nina Revell and
attended Liberty County High
School before attending the
University of Florida where he
graduated with a Bachelors in
Vocational Agriculture and a
Masters in Administration and
Supervision. He was an avid
Gator fan; he was a Bull Gator
and never missed a home game
for over 50 years. He served
Nassau County as a teacher,
principal, and superintendent
until his retirement. He was a



A T'houht to

xRemember
There is a story told
about a man riding down
the beach on a bicycle
and he saw a young man
out in the water calling
for help. Immediately
Tim Adams the man jumped from his
rFu o ecJwo, bicycle and swam to the
boy's rescue.
'Thanks, mister, for saving my life," said
the boy. "That's all right, son; just prove that
your life was worth saving."
You may feel'that the man made a rather
crude remark, and in a sense it is a hard way
of looking at the situation. Or is it? There
are so many blessings in the lives of all of us
that we take for granted. The cost -and
sacrifices that have been made for us are so
often forgotten.
Our freedom was won by others and by
looking today at many of our actions they
could easily say, "Were they worth it?",
It was Goethe who said: "...each new
generation must win anew its basic freedom."
In a sense we must start from scratch, and
that is a great responsibility

ADAMS

FUNERAL HOME
674-5449
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veteran of World War II, serv-
ing in the US Army.
Survivors include his wife of
61 years, Ada Rankin Revell, of
Bristol, Florida; a son, James F.
Revell, of Santa Fe, New
Mexico; a sister, Mable
Summers, of Bristol, Florida;
and nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held
at 10:00 AM today,
Wednesday, August 13, from
the Lake Mystic Cemetery in
Bristol with Reverend Jeff
Gardner officiating. In lieu of
flowers, contributions can be
made to the Sierra Vista
Alzheimers Community, Sierra
Vista Caretakers Fund, 402
Rodeo Rd., Santa Fe, NM
87505.*
Adams Funeral Home is in
charge of the arrangements (ph.
643-5410 or online at
www.adamsfh.com).

RONAL W. (RONNIE)
SHIVER
Ronal W, (Ronnie) Shiver, of
Sycamore, age 55, passed away
August 5, 2008, at his home.
He was a truck driver,
farmer and dairyman. He was
predeceased by his father,
Crawford'L. Shiver, his stepfa-
ther, Bill Neal, and grandson,
James W Shiver, Jr.
Survivors include his wife,
Loraine G. Shiver, of
Sycamore; three, sons, Jamie
Shiver and his wife, Amanda
Lee, of Bristol, Bobby Shiver
and his wife, Arhanda C., of
Rock Bluff, Larry Davis, Jr. of
Sycamore; one daughter,
Melinda Renfroe, of Altha;
grandchildren, Elisah Jerome
Shiver, Ezekiel James Shiver,
Ethan Josiah Shiver, Kaleb
Shiver and Madalyn Grace
Shiver; mother, Ruth Polous
Shiver Neal, of Bristol; two
brother, Rocky Shiver of Rock
Bluff, Ray Neal of
Blountstown;' four sisters,
Delores Davis and Roxie Cane
of Bristol, Rhonda Branch of
Hosford, Sara Kever of Telogia.
Funeral services were held
Friday, August 8, at 4:00 p.m.
at the Sycamore Baptist
Church with interment follow-
ing in the Sycamore Cemetery.
Charles McClellan Funeral
Home, Quincy, Florida, was in
charge of the funeral arrange-
ments (ph, 850-627-7677).


Tigers

is and we'll make the best of what
.we have.
Do not forget the season tickets
are on sale in the front office. They
are $5 a game for 5 home games
for $25 total a piece. A few impor-
tant dates to jot down: THE
FUTURE TIGER CAMP will be
Saturday, August 23, starting at 9
AM at Bowles Field. The camp is
open to youth football -ages of 7-
12 year olds. The COMMUNITY
PEP RALLY will be: at he BHS
Auditorium at 6:30 on Tuesday,
August 26. The BHS Middle School
will host a jamboree on Thursday
the 28th. The Kick Off Classic will
be Friday the 29th at Liberty
County.
Football season is here Tiger
fans, dust off the pom-poms and
get ready. Go Tigers!!!!

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Back by popular demand, Elam Stoltzfus'...


'Living Waters' will


return to Chipola


Back by popular
demand...the Living Waters:
Aquatic Preserves of Florida
exhibit is returning to Chipola
College on September' 11, from
6 to 9 p.m. in the Chipola
College Arts Center, Marianna.
The exhibit features the award
winning documentary film work
of Calhoun County's Elam
Stoltzfus, along with images by
renowned photographer Clyde
Butcher and original music by
Sammy Tedder.
Local organizations have
joined forces to bring this
important art exhibit, docu-
mentary, and artists to Chipola
College. The Artists Guild of
Northwest Florida, Inc. and the
Fine and Performing Arts
Department of Chipola College
invite the public to' this special
one-night only event. Through
artists' presentations, 'photo-
graphs, and film, take a magical
journey into the living waters of
Florida's aquatic preserves.
The one-hour documentary
will be shown as part of an


exhibit of 29 framed Clyde
Butcher photographs of Florida
Aquatic Preserves. The docu-
mentary produced and directed
by the Live Oak Production
Group's Elam Stoltzfus will be
introduced by Stoltzfus, and
original music in the documen-
tary by Sammy Tedder will be
discussed and demonstrated by
Florida musician Tedder. The
DVD is hosted by Clyde
Butcher. The public is invited
to this free evening of art, film,
music, light refreshments, 'and
artists. .h
The exhibit will remain, on
display Sept. 8-Oct. 10. The
Artists Guild of Northwest
Florida, Inc. and the Fine and
Performing Arts Department of
Chipola College have joined
together to bring this exhibit to
the Chipola Arts Center.
Exhibit open M-F, 8 a.m. 3
p.m. School and Civic group
visits encouraged.
For more information or to
arrange group tours, contact
Joan Stadsklev, 850-718-2301.


Everyone who joins the
Arbor Day Foundation during
August 2008 .will receive 10
free white flowering dogwood
trees.
The free trees are part of the
nonprofit Foundation's Trees
for America campaign, a pro-
gram dedicated to environmen-
tal stewardship through the
planting of trees.
The trees will be shipped
postpaid between October 15
and December 10, at the- right
time for planting. The 6-to-12
inch trees are guaranteed to
grow or they will be replaced
free of charge. Planting instruc-
tions are enclosed with each
shipment of trees.
Members of the Arbor, Day
Foundation will also receive
The Tree Book, which includes
information about tree planting
and care. To receive the free


Olympics-

fund. AFG is actively seeking
major corporate funding.
To support AFG, one-time
or monthly contributions are
accepted. Donations can be
made online, by phone at (877)
477-4488 or by U.S. mail. To
learn more about America for
Gold or to make a donation,
please visit www.America
ForGold.org.


trees, send a $10 membership
contribution to Ten Dogwoods,
Arbor Day Foundation, 100
Arbor Ave., Nebraska City, NE
68410, by August 31, 2008, or
join online at
www.arborday.org.


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Church Directoryall 6745041
For Information On Listing Your Church, Call 674-50417


Meaningful Bible Study........................ 9:45 AM
Exciting Worship....................... ...... 11 :00-AM
Bible Study & Worship.........................6:00 PM
Wednesday Prayer & Bible Study..........6:30 PM
Pastor David Throckmorton
Located two blocks south of the intersection Highway 20
and Main Street in Blountstown
First Baptist Church
Helping people follow in the footsteps of Christ



The Park Church

22nd Street (Old Oak Terrace Bldg.):
SUNDAYS...11:30 A.M. A Gre t Pl
WEDNESDAYS...7:00 P.M. n
FRIDAYS...7:00 P.M. to EndUp"
www.Park-Church.com



SOUTHSIDE ASSEMBLY OF GOD
15164 SR 71 South, Blountstown, Fla.
SUNDAYS WEDNESDAY
Sunday School 10:00 AM Bible Study 7:00 PM
LARRY WHITE, Morning Worship 11:00 AM Kidz Jr. Bible Quiz 7:00 PM
PASTOR Children's Church 11:00 AM
482-4825 Evening Worhsip 5:00 PM
CHURCH PHONE Kidz Sunday School www.dtapps.com/southside/
674-8884 and Church 10AM-12Noon


Gateway Baptist Church
17667 N Main St., Blountstown, FL 674-5725
Sunday School...9:30 AM Worship Service...11:00 AM
Sunday Evening...6:00 Pm
Wednesday Prayer & Bible Study...6:00 PM
"At Gateway Baptist Church Everybody Is Somebody
and Jesus Christ Is Lord"


, Blountstown United Methodist Church
Located on Hwy 20 directly across from
Sub-Way & McDonalds
Wednesday Bible Study...9:00 AM
Sunday School...9:45 AM
Sunday Worship... 11:00 AM


Telephone: 674-8254


SsBlountstown First

Assembly of God Church


Sunday Services
Sunday School...9:45 AM
Morning Worship... 11:00 AM
Evening Worship...5:00 PM
Wednesday Service...7:00 PM


Pastor, Shelton Kindig
Hwy. 20 West, 13th Street
Blountstown, FL
850-674-4331


St. Mary Missionary

Baptist Church
16345 SE River Street, Blountstown, FL
DR. C.L. WILSON, PASTOR
850-674-8716 CIt W
"We Minister To Needs Without Magnifying Faults"
Sunday School 9:30 AM Morning Worship 11:00 AM
Prayer and Bible Study Wednesday 6:30 PM
General Mission & Brotherhood 2nd & 4th Saturday 10 AM


For information on listing

your church in this

directory, please contact

The County Record

at 674-5041.


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Arbor Day Foundation now

offering 10 free dogwood trees


June Team Player of the Month


Picture Left to Right: Renee Hamilton, Administrator, Kenya Porter, C.N.A.
Parthenon Healthcare of Blountstown recognizes Kenya Porter as the July Team
Player of the Month. Kenya has worked for Parthenon Healthcare of Blountstown
since June 1994, She is very committed to her job responsibilities and is an asset to
this facility. Kenya goes above and beyond when it comes to assisting the Staff and
Residents and is very willing to help out in all areas. Congratulations' Kenya Porter!.


Email: btownumc@yahoo.com


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Dedication of Magnolia



Fire Department Saturday


Mark your calendars! On
Saturday, August 16, a grand
opening ceremony and open
house is set for the Magnolia
Volunteer Fire Department to
begin at 10:00 a.m. The new
station is located in the Calhoun
County Airport & Industrial
Park and sits on Highway 71
between Blountstown and
Altha. Everyone is invited to
bring the family and join us in
the dedication of this new facili-
ty.
In place of the usual ribbon
cutting, there will be a "hose
uncoupling" to open the station.
Afterwards, the community is
welcome to tour the facility and
the new fire truck received from
the 2007 Assistance to
Firefighters Grant will be on
display. Light refreshments will
be provided. Booths will be
setup for interested volunteers
to sign up, for anyone interested
in donating, and for blood pres-
sure screenings.
The 5,436 square-foot build-
ing will house five apparatus


bays, a meeting area, two bunk
rooms, and a day room. This
fire station was designed with
the future in mind. The cost of
this facility totaled $225,000.
Funding was acquired through a
$150,000 USDA grant, a
$40,000 loan to the department
from USDA, and $35,000 over
a two year span from county
funding. The steel building was
erected by Stateline Steel and
the project was designed by
Paul Donofro & Associates.
Almost all of the remaining
building labor was done by fire
department volunteers.
We would like to thank
everyone who has supported us
and special thanks go to the
businesses and individuals:
USDA; Calhoun County
Emergency Manager,
Sonny O'Bryan; Calhoun
County Building Inspector,
Dowling Parrish; Mike Halley,
Emerald Turf; Tri-State
Testing; Steve Bailey,
Blountstown Truss; Jeremy
Whitworth, Whit's Auto


Repair; Frank Snowden,
Snowden Land Surveying;
Tim Parrish; Harry Rogers;
Josh Crawford; Calhoun
.County Board of County
Commissioners; David Tatum
and the Calhoun County
Sheriff's Department; Joey
Brady & the guys with Florida
Division of Forestry; Waldorff's
ACE Hardware; Lowe's;
Shelby Hires, Hires Cabinets;
Ricky Stafford, Big Bend
Insulation; Troy Sanders;
Dennry Chevilot; Ben Collier;
Calhoun County Clerk of
Court, Ruth Attaway; Bill
Adkins and the Calhoun
County Road Department;
Dick & Edward Pittman,
Redwood Bay Lumber; Wyatt
Shiver, Stateline Steel; North
Florida Lumber; Donofro &
Associates; Keith Clark, K.C. &
Son; Lewis Earl Parrish;
George McCollum; and David
Jemison.
We look forward to seeing
everyone on our special occa-
sion!


ALCO grand opening set



for Thursday, August 21


A new ALCO Store will
open in Blountstown, Fla., on
Thursday, Aug. 21. The store's
Grand Opening celebration will
start at.7:00 a.m. with refresh-
ments followed by a ribbon cut-
ting for local dignitaries and
store staff at 7:45 a.m.
The approximately 20,000
square foot store is located at
19962 Central Ave. and
employs approximately 25
associates. The store hours will
be 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday
through Saturday and 9 a.m. to
6 p.m. Sunday.
The new Blountstown
ALCO will offer a full line of
quality merchandise supplied
from the 350,000 square foot
ALCO distribution center in
Abilene, Kan. It is one of the
company's first stores to incor-
porate several new environ-
mentally' friendly initiatives
including pre-insulated wall
panels to conserve energy and
100 percent recyclable steel in
the roof, ceiling and walls.
"We are excited to open our
new ALCO store, and we are
confident it will meet the needs
of shoppers in Blountstown and
the surrounding community,"


said Store Manager Matt
Worthen. "We look forward to
being involved in the communi-
ty and serving shoppers with
ALCO's wide selection of mer-
chandise, convenient location
and friendly, local service."
ALCO stores nationwide are
active supporters of each local
community.
Consumers in the area can
look for ALCO circulars to
arrive by mail and in the local
paper. They can also visit the
company's website,
www.ALCOstores.com, to view
the circular. For a great gift idea
anytime of the year, the compa-
ny also offers gift cards which
can be purchased online or in
the store for use in any ALCO
store nationwide. The gift cards
are available in denominations
of $10, $25 and $50.
ALCO Stores also offer
Senior Discount Day every
Monday. Those 62 and older
can receive 15 percent off all
their purchases on that day.
Duckwall-ALCO Stores, Inc.
was founded in 1901 in
Abilene, Kan., and has been in
continuous operation since that
time.' To learn more about


Duckwall-ALCO Stores, Inc.
visit its website,
www.ALCOstores.com.

Men's softball

league organizing,

deadline Aug. 25
If enough interest is shown,
the Liberty County Recreation
Department will organize a late
summer, early fall men's slow
pitch softball league.
Interested teams should con-
tact the department at 643-
2175 by Monday, August 25.

Pancake breakfast

at the Dixie Lodge
planned Saturday
There will 'be an "All You
Can Eat" Pancake & Sausage
Breakfast 7:00 to 9:00 a.m.
Saturday, August 16, at Dixie
Lodge.
Remember, for only $4.00,
you can start the day with ice-
cold orange juice, pancakes
with syrup, sausage, and coffee.


NO "GAMES"

ALL BUSINESS

Hello, fellow citizens of Calhoun County, my
name is Shelby Hires. I am seeking the office of
County Commissioner, District 1. I am married
to Katrina Hires. We have three children: Craig,
Amber, and Cherie and have three
grandchildren. I have owned and operated
Hires Cabinet Shop for the past thirty years in
Calhoun County.,

My desire as your County Commissioner is
to seek out and encourage new business and
industry in our county. By doing this, more revenue for our county can be
generated, as well as creating better-paying jobs with benefits, so our citizens can
provide for. their families without having to leave Calhoun County. Our local park
and its activities can be an asset to our county. I would like to see improvements/
enhancements made to these facilities, so they can continue to provide
recreational opportunities for our citizens. By appointing a park director to
schedule men's and women's ball tournaments and other events in advance, these
facilities can also be used to generate revenue in our county.

I fully support our hospital, ambulance service, and fire departments. I believe
Calhoun County should help in whatever way necessary to ensure the welfare and
stability of these organizations since they are a strong, integral part of our county's
infrastructure. I believe Calhoun County's comprehensive and zoning plans must
continually be studied and improved in order to accommodate the needs of
Calhoun County residents now and in the future.

As your County Commissioner, I will make myself available to you and will
promptly return your calls. Your concerns will be my coricerns. I encourage you to
go to the polls on August 28, 2008, and vote for a leader who will work to preserve
the betterment of all now and in the future.

Vote for and Elect



SHELBY HIRES

for
COUNTY COMMISSIONER DISTRICT 1

If you have any questions/concerns, please feel free to contact
me at (850)762-3705, (850)674-4129, or (850)643-1688.
Political Advertisement Paid for and Approved by Shelby Hires, Democrat, for County Commission District 1


The County Record, AUGUST 13, 2008, Page 13



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The vote for consolidation has NOT been
rescinded by the Calhoun County School Board.

Whether you are for or against consolidating Altha and Blountstown high schools, important
issues should be addressed. On two different occasions, I submitted a total of 78 questions
to the Superintendent and School Board. Following are a few of the questions and their
responses numbered as they were when presented.

29. What will the economic impact be on the residents, towns, and businesses in Altha and Blountstown? What will the
impact be on the entire county? What will it be on our school system? Have you done any studies on these
issues?
No studies have been done.
19. Any economic studies that you have done that show the effects on the hundreds of families who, for decades, have
bought, built, or rented a home close to the existing schools so that their children could walk, ride a bike, or are
easily dropped off at school. What about the families who have children at different schools?
No studies available.
23. Any copies of documents to or from the Department of Transportation concerning the traffic and safety issues of the
new school. Who will pay for the necessary improvements to CR 275 and the feeder roads?
Documentation is inappropriate at the time, no property has been secured at this date.
Note: On March 11, 2008, an architect was hired to design a school to be built on an 80 acre parcel of land on CR
275N that has not been purchased.
24. Any copies of documents to or from the Sheriff's office and emergency personnel regarding safety, security, and
Response time to the new school.
See answer #23 Documentation is inappropriate at the time, no property has been secured at this
date.
25. Any copies of documents to or from the county commissioners with input on consolidation.
None
18. What effect will the additional distance have on the poorest children in the county? How many will not be able to
participate in sports or clubs for this reason alone?
N/A Information not available
9. How many students at each school participate in clubs and other extracurricular activities?
BLOUNTSTOWN HIGH SCHOOL
1. Number of students that participate in sports at BHS: 176 girls and boys, including cheerleading
2. Number of students that participate in clubs at BHS: 314
ALTHA PUBLIC SCHOOL
1. Number of students that participate in sports at AHS: 132 girls and boys, including cheerleading
2. Number of students that participate in clubs at AHS: 169
10. How many students will be left out of sports and extracurricular activities by consolidation?
Unknown, possibly none.
Note: If you eliminate 50% of the teams, then you have eliminated 50% of the opportunities for extracurricular
sports and clubs. You would also eliminate a valedictorian and salutatorian and some local scholarships.
S11. What studies have been done to show the effects and results of these children who will be left out? What activities
do you think they will be involved in outside of supervised school activities? How can eliminating opportunities be in
the best interest of our children?
N/A
39. .You have to have your proposal to D.O.E. by July 1, 2008, yet you still don't have a site. How can you say you are
not in a rush? We already know you have studied it for over thirty months but you still don't have a site. How can
you evaluate a site with so little time left?
We were not directed to obtain a site until after consolidation was voted on. Proceeding otherwise
would have been inappropriate.
30. Why didn't you ask the price of the land on each parcel that was submitted? How can you justify paying double the
appraised value for the site if the need is not critical?
Site selection committee recommended the most useful piece of property. Negotiations followed after
their recommendation.
33. What do the decades of accomplishments at Altha and Blountstown schools mean to the school board members?
To the county as a whole?
Ask school board members and citizens of Calhoun County.
20. At the workshop on Thursday May 22, 2008 Supt. Neves recommended that the school board vote to rescind the
vote to consolidate Altha and Blountstown grades 9-12. At the special board meeting on May 30, 2008, the vote to
rescind consolidation was not removed but it was stated by board member Hassig that after legislature had
approved the funding for the new school, that the board would vote to rescind the consolidation order. Is that still
the plan that you will take? Is this legal? Is this ethical?
The situation was explained at the Special Facilities Funding Committee meeting and our request was
approved by the committee.
Note: I attended the Special Facilities Funding Committee meeting on July 16, 2008. Making the presentation was
Supt. Mary Sue Neves, Asst. Supt. Greg Jones, Chairman Grant Williams, and Willie Pitts. Supt. Neves stated twice
to the committee that the board had voted to consolidate BHS and Altha 9-12. Nothing was mentioned about
rescinding the consolidation order after funding is approved by the legislature in March 2009. The $24.5 million for
the new school has been applied for-THE MONEY HAS NOT BEEN ACQUIRED!
36. How much will the architect charge to redesign the plans to fit the new Blountstown site?
At this time the school board has not made a board decision to re-design the plan to fit the new
Blountstown site.
Note: As of August 11, 2008, $996,000 has been paid to the architect. It seems like we still don't have a final plan
but we have spent a million dollars!

As a board member at Chipola State College for 6 years I have learned that
no decision, that involves an expenditure or impacts a community as much
as consolidation would, should be made without documented facts and
thorough study. We do not vote on any projects until we have the facts and
figures in hand. Vote for Danny Ryals and let me bring this experience,
leadership, and common sense to the Calhoun County School Board. I will
do everything possible to help lead our school system in a positive
direction to improve our facilities and educational opportunities for all
Calhoun County children at all 5 schools.

I will try to visit personally with everyone but I know that will be difficult to do. If I
miss you or if you have any questions or would like for me to visit you, you may
contact me at:


Office: 674-5478


Cell: 899-6472 Home: 674-3884


VOTE FOR



DANNY RYALS


AUGUST 26!



School Board District

Political Advertisement Paid for and Approved by Danny Ryals for Calhoun County School Board Member Dist. I










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Legal Adva#tisnts


Legal Notice
IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE
FOURTEENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT,
IN AND FOR CALHOUN COUNTY, FLORIDA
Case No. 08-166CA

MOSES MEDINA, JR.
AND HECTOR E. VAZQUEZ,
Plaintiffs,
-vs-

MESSER MOBILE HOME SALES, INC., AND
ALL OTHER PARTIES CLAIMING BY,
THROUGH, UNDER, OR AGAINST IT; THE
JUDGMENT CREDITORS OF DEFENDANT,
AND THE SEVERAL AND RESPECTIVE
UNKNOWN ASSIGNS, SUCCESSORS IN
INTEREST, TRUSTEES, OR ANY OTHER PER-
SON CLAIMING BY, THROUGH, UNDER, OR
AGAINST ANY CORPORATION OR OTHER
LEGAL ENTITY NAMED AS A DEFENDANT;
AND ALL CLAIMANTS, PERSONS OR PAR-
TIES, NATURAL OR CORPORATE, OR WHOSE
EXACT LEGAL STATUS IS UNKNOWN, CLAIM-
ING UNDER ANY OF THE ABOVE NAMED OR
DESCRIBED DEFENDANT OR PARTIES OR
CLAIMING TO HAVE ANY RIGHT, TIATE, OR
INTEREST IN THE PROPERTY DESCRIBED IN
THIS COMPLAINT,
Defendants

NOTICE OF ACTION FOR PUBLICATION

TO: MESSER MOBILE HOME SALES, INC, ET
AL

whose location is unknown, the unknown
Defendants who may be assignees, lienors, cred-
itors, trustees and all parties claiming an interest
by, through, or under or against the Defendants,
who are known known to be dead or alive, and
all parties having or claiming to have any right,
,title, or interest in the property described below.

YOU ARE NOTIFIED that an action for Quiet
title, has been filed against you regarding the
property located in Calhoun County, and more
fully described as follows:

Commence at 6 inch square concrete monument
marking the Southeast corner of Section 35,
Township 2 North, Range 11 West, Calhoun
County, Florida and run thence North 89 degrees
22 minutes 27 seconds West along the Southerly
boundary of sand Section 35 a, distance of
1647.39 feet to the SOutheast corner of the West
half of the Southeast Quarter of the Southwest -
Quarter of the Southeast Quarter of said Section
35; thence North 00 degrees 28 minutes 28 sec-
onds West 1204.79 feet to the Point of Beginning.
From said Point of Beginning thence continue
North 00 degrees 28 minutes 28 seconds West
133.05 feet; thence North 89 degrees 34 minutes
05 seconds West 333.20 feet; thence South 00
degrees 38 minutes 06 seconds West 133.06
feet; thence South 89 degrees 34 minutes 05
East 332.83 feet to the Point of Beginning.

You are required to serve a copy of your written
defenses, if any, to this action on Mel Magidson,
Jr., Plaintiff's attorney, whose address is P.O. Box
340, Port St. Joe, Florida 32457, on or before
August 7, 2008, and file the original with the clerk
of this court at Calhoun County Courthouse,
20859 Central Ave., E, Rm. 130, Blountstown, FL
32424, either before service on Petition's attor-
ney or immediately thereafter; otherwise a default
will be entered against you for the relief demand-
ed in thd petition.

DATED this 3rd day of July, 2008.

CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT
July 16, 23, 2008


Legal Notice
IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR
CALHOUN COUNTY FLORIDA,
PROBATE DIVISION
File Number: PR08-32
IN RE: LAURA ASH PORTER
Deceased.

NOTICE OF ADMINISTRATION AND
NOTICE OF CREDITORS

TO ALL PERSONS HAVING CLAIMS OR
DEMANDS AGAINST THE ABOVE ESTATE
AND ALL OTHER PERSONS INTERESTED IN
THE ESTATE:

YOU ARE NOTIFIED that the administration of
the Estate of ROBERT T. DAVIS, File Number
PR08-32 is pending in the Circuit Court for
Calhoun County, Florida, Probate Division,
20859 Central Ave., Blountstown, FL 32424, the
address of which is the Calhoun County
Courthouse, Blountstown, Florida. The Personal
Representative of the Estate is HENRY WAY-
MON BOYD. The name and address of the
Personal Representative's attorney are set forth
below.
All persons having claims or demands against
the Estate are required, WITHIN .THREE
MONTHS FROM THE DATE OF THE FIRST
PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE, to file with the
Clerk of the 'above Court a written statement of
any claim or demand they may have. Each claim
.must be in writing and must indicate the basis for
the claim, the name and address of the creditor
or his agent or attorney and the amount the claim
is contingent or unliquidated, the nature of the
uncertainty shall be state. If the claim is
secured, the security shall be described. The
claimant shall deliver sufficient copies of the
claim to the Clerk to enable the Clerk to mail one
copy to the Personal Representative. All persons
interested in the Estate to whom a copy of this
Notice of Administration has been mailed are
required, WITHIN THREE MONTHS FROM THE
DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS
NOTICE, to file any objection they may have that
challenges the validity of the decedent's Will, the
qualifications of the Personal Representative, or
the venue or jurisdiction of the Court.

DATED this 24th day of July, 2008

HENRY WAYMON BOYD
3419 Elmwood St.
Marianna, FL 32446
J. DAVID HOUSE
16865 S.E. RIVER STREET
BLOUNTSTOWN, FLORIDA 32424
(850) 674-5481
FLORIDA BAR #282359
ATTORNEY FOR PERSONAL REP. ,


Legal Notice
IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 14TH
JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR
CALHOUN COUNTY, FLORIDA
GENERAL JURISDICTION DIVISION
CASE NO:2007-229-CA

LASALLE BANK NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, AS
TRUSTEE UNDER THE POOLING AND SER-
VICING AGREEMENT DATED AS OF AUGUST
1, 2006, GSAMP TRUST 2006-HE5
PLAINTIFFS,

-vs-

CYNTHIA REGISTER A/K/A CYNTHIA J. REG-
ISTER; UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF CYNTHIA
REGISTER A/K/A CYNTHIA J. REGISTER, IF
ANY; ANY AND ALL UNKNOWN PARTIES
CLAIMING BY, THROUGH, UNDER, AND
AGAINST THE HEREIN NAMED INDIVIDUAL
DEFENDANTS) WHO ARE NOT KNOWN TO
BE DEAD OR ALIVE, WHETHER SAID
UNKNOWN PARTIES MAY CLAIM AN INTER-
EST AS SPOUSES, HEIRS, DEVISEES,
GRANTEES ,OR OTHER CLAIMANTS; JOHN
DOE AND JANE DOE AS UNKNOWN TENANTS
IN POSSESSIONS,


DEFENDANTS)

RE-NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to an
Order Granting the Motion to Reset Foreclosure
Sale dated July 30, 2008 entered in Civil Case
No.2007-229-CA of the Circuit Court of the 14TH
Judicial Circuit in and for CALHOUN County,
BLOUNTSTOWN, Florida, I will sell to the highest
and best bidder for cash at ON THE FRONT
STEPS at the CALHOUN County Courthouse
located at 20859 SE CENTRAL AVENUE EAST
in BLOUNTSTOWN, at 11:00 a.m. CST on the
21st day of August, 2008 the following described
property as set forth in said Summary Final
Judgment, to-wit:


LOTS 6 AND 8, BLOCK F, SOUTHSIDE SUBDI-
VISION OF THE CITY OF BLOUNTSTOWN,
ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF,
RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 1, PAGE 60, OF
THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF CALHOUN COUN-
TY, FLORIDA.

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 this 31st day of July, 2008.
RUTH W. ATTAWAY
Clerk of the Circuit Court


Legal Notice
IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE
FOURTEENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT,
IN AND FOR CALHOUN COUNTY, FLORIDA
CASE NO.:2007-0219-CA

DEUTSCHE BANK NATIONAL TRUST
COMPANY, AS TRUSTEE,
Plaintiff,
vs ,

ROBERT FAIRCLOTH, VANEISA FAIRCLOTH,
UNKNOWN TENANTS) IN POSSESSION #1
AND #2, et al.
Defendant(s).

NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a
Final Summary Judgment of Foreclosure dated
July 30, 2008, entered in Civil Case No. 2007-
0219-CA of the Circuit Court of the Fourteenth
Judicial Circuit in and for Jackson County,
Florida, wherein DEUTSCHE BANK NATIONAL
TRUST COMPANY, AS TRUSTEE, plaintiff, and
ROBERT FAIRCLOTH, and VANEISA FAIR-
CLOTH, are Defendants.
I will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash
at ON THE FRONT STEPS at the CALHOUN
County Courthouse located at 20859 SE CEN-
TRAL AVENUE EAST in BLOUNTSTOWN, at
11:00 a.m. CST on the 28th day of August, 2008,
the following described property as set forth in
said Summary Final Judgment, to-wit:

15-00047114

A PARCEL OF LAND IN THE NORTHWEST
QUARTER OF THE SOUTHWEST QUARTER
OF SECTION 28; TOWNSHIP 1 NORTH,
RANGE 8 WEST, CALHOUN COUNTY, FLORI-
DA AND LYING WITHIN THE BOUNDARY OF
LANDS DESCRIBED IN OFFICIAL RECORDS
BOOK 179 AT PAGE 515 OF SAID COUNTY,
SAID PARCEL OF LAND BEING DESCRIBED
AS FOLLOWS: COMMENCE AT THE NORTH-
EAST CORNER OF SAID NORTHWEST QUAR-
TER OF THE SOUTHWEST QUARTER AND
RUN THENCE SOUTH 0131'38" WEST A DIS-
TANCE OF 100.05 FEET; THENCE NORTH
8727'33" WEST 40.01 FEET TO THE WESTER-
LY RIGHT OF WAY BOUNDARY OF STATE
ROAD NO. 69 (80 FOOT RIGHT OF WAY) AND
THE POINT OF BEGINNING. FROM SAID
POINT OF BEGINNING THENCE ALONG THE
BOUNDARY OF LAND DESCRIBED IN OFFI-
CIAL RECORDS BOOK 179 AT PAGE 515 AS
FOLLOWS; THENCE CONTINUE NORTH
'8727'33' WEST 169.99 FEET; THENCE
SOUTH 0109'38" WEST 150.00 FEET;
THENCE SOUTH 8727'33" WEST 169.99 FEET
TO THE AFORESAID WESTERLY RIGHT OF
WAY BOUNDARY; THENCE LEAVING THE*
BOUNDARY OF SAID LANDS DESCRIBED IN
OFFICIAL RECORDS BOOK 179 AT PAGE 515
RUN THENCE NORTH 01'09'38" EAST ALONG
SAID WESTERLY RIGHT OF WAY BOUNDARY
A DISTANCE OF 150.00 FEET TO THE POINT
OF BEGINNING.

WITNESS my hand and the seal of the court on
July 30, 2008.
RUTH ATTAWAY
CLERK OF THE COURT
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 this 7th day of May, 2008.
RUTH W. ATTAWAY
Clerk of the Circuit Court


Legal Notice
IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE
FOURTEENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT
OF THE STATE OF FLORIDA,
IN AND FOR CALHOUN COUNTY
CIVIL DIVISION
CASE NO: 2008-000104CA

21 ST MORTGAGE CORPORATION,
Plaintiff,
-vs-

BONNIE MARIE COOK; UNKNOWN SPOUSE
OF
BONNIE MARIE COOK; IF LIVING, INCLUDING
ANY UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF SAID DEFEN-
DANT(S), IF
REMARRIED, AND IF DECEASED, THE
RESPECTIVE UNKNOWN HEIRS, DEVISEES,
GRANTEES,
ASSIGNEES, CREDITORS, LIENORS, AND
TRUSTEES, AND ALL OTHER PERSONS
CLAIMING BY, THROUGH, UNDER OR
AGAINST THE NAMED DEFENDANTSS; WEST
FLORIDA ELECTRIC COOPERATIVE ASSOCI-
ATION, INC., D/B/A WEST FLORIDA ELEC-
TRIC; CALHOUN COUNTY, A POLITICAL SUB-
DIVISION OF THE STATE OF FLORIDA;
WHETHER DISSOLVED OR PRESENTLY
EXISTING, TOGETHER WITH ANY
GRANTEES, ASSIGNEES, CREDITORS,
LIENORS OR TRUSTEES OF SAID DEFEN-
DANT(S) AND ALL OTHER PERSONS CLAIM-
ING BY, THROUGH, UNDER, OR AGAINST
DEFENDANTSS; UNKNOWN TENANT #1;
UNKNOWN TENANT #2;
Defendant(s)
NOTICE OF SALE

Notice is hereby given that, pursuant to a Final.
Summary Judgment of Foreclosure entered in
the above-styled cause, in the Circuit Court of
Calhoun County Florida, I will sell the property
situate in Calhoun County, Florida, described as:

COMMENCING AT A CONCRETE MONUMENT
MARKING THE NORTHEAST CORNER OF
SECTION 27, TOWNSHIP 1 NORTH, RANGE 10
WEST, CALHOUN COUNTY, FLORIDA;
THENCE NORTH 90 DEGREES 00 MINUTES
00 SECONDS WEST ( BEARING BASE),
ALONG THE NORTHERLY BOUNDARY OF
THE NORTHEAST 1/4 OF SAID SECTION 27, A
DISTANCE OF 2577.44 FEETTO THE EASTER-
LY RIGHT-OF-WAY BOUNDARY OF COUNTY
ROAD 287; THENCE SOUTH 00 DEGREES 04
MINUTES 03 SECONDS WEST, ALONG THE
SAID EASTERLY RIGHT-OF-WAY BOUNDARY,
A DISTANCE OF 641.89 FEET TO A POINT OF
CURVE TO THE RIGHT; THENCE ALONG SAID
RIGHT-OF-WAY ON A RADIUS OF 11509.29
FEET, AN ARC LENGTH OF 51.80 FEET
(CHORD OF 51.80 FEET BEARS SOUTH 00
DEGREES 11 MINUTES 48 SECONDS WEST)
TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING. FROM SAID
POINT OF BEGINNING, THENCE NORTH 72
DEGREES 02 MINUTES 28 SECONDS EAST A
DISTANCE OF 268.19 FEET; THENCE SOUTH
90 DEGREES 00 MINUTES SECONDS EAST A
DISTANCE OF 997.16 FEET; THENCE SOUTH
00 DEGREES 52 MINUTES 34 SECONDS
WEST A DISTANCE OF 190.02 FEET; THENCE
NORTH 90 DEGREES 00 MINUTES 00 SEC-
ONDS WEST A DISTANCE OF 1250.49.FEET
TO A POINT ON THE CURVED EASTERLY
RIGHT-OF-WAY BOUNDARY OF SAID COUN-
TY ROAD 287, BEING CONCAVE TO THE
WEST; THENCE NORTHERLY ALONG SAID
RIGHT OF WAY BOUNDARY CURVE ON A


RADIUS OF 11509.28 FEET, AN ARC DIS-
TANCE OF 107.31 FEET) CHORD OF 107.31
FEET BEARS NORTH 00 DEGREES 35 MIN-
UTES 33 SECONDS EAST) TO THE POINT OF
BEGINNING.

TOGETHER WITH A 20 FOOT WIDE EASE-
MENT

COMMENCING AT A CONCRETE MONUMENT
MARKING THE NORTHEAST CORNER OF
SECTION 27, TOWNSHIP 1 NORTH, RANGE 10
WEST, CALHOUN COUNTY, FLORIDA;
THENCE NORTH 90 DEGREES 00 MINUTES
00 SECONDS WEST ( BEARING BASE),
ALONG THE NORTHERLY BOUNDARY OF THE


NORTHEAST 1/4 OF SAID SECTION 27, A DIS-
TANCE OF 2577.44 FEET TO THE EASTERLY
RIGHT-OF-WAY BOUNDARY OF COUNTY
ROAD 287; THENCE SOUTH 00 DEGREES 04
MINUTES 03 SECONDS WEST, ALONG THE
SAID EASTERLY RIGHT-OF-WAY BOUNDARY,
A DISTANCE OF 641.89 FEET TO A POINT OF
CURVE TO THE RIGHT; THENCE ALONG SAID
RIGHT-OF-WAY CURVE ON A RADIUS OF
11509.29 FEET, AN ARC LENGTH OF 30.75
FEET (CHORD OF 30.75 FEET BEARS SOUTH
00 DEGREES 08 MINUTES 39 SECONDS
WEST) TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING. FROM
SAID POINT OF BEGINNING CONTINUE
SOUTHERLY ALONG SAID EASTERLY RIGHT-
OF-WAY BOUNDARY ON A RADIUS OF
11509.29 FEET, AN ARC LENGTH OF 21.06
(CHORD OF 21.06 FEET BEARS SOUTH 00
DEGREES 16 MINUTES 23 SECONDS WEST)
THENCE NORTH 72 DEGREES 02 MINUTES
28 SECONDS EAST A DISTANCE OF 268.19
FEET; THENCE SOUTH 90 DEGREES 00 MIN-
UTES 00 SECONDS EAST A DISTANCE OF
50.00 FEET, THENCE NORTH 00 DEGREES 00
MINUTES 00 SECONDS EAST A DISTANCE OF
20.80 FEET; THENCE NORTH 90- DEGREES
00 MINUTES 00 SECONDS 50.71 FEET;
THENCE SOUTH 72 DEGREES 02 MINUTES
28 SECONDS WEST, A DISTANCE OF 267.34
FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING.

To include a:
1993 HICKORY KG HRS, TL VIN
GAFLN35AO6080HH 66453396
1993 HICKORY KG HRS. TL VIN
GAFLN35BO6080HH 66453397
AKA
18057 NW CR 287
Clarksville, FL 3243d

at public sale, to the highest and best bidder, for
cash, Calhoun County Courthouse, 20859 SE
Central Avenue East, Blountstown, FL 32424 at
11:00 A.M. CST on August 28, 2008.

DATED at CALHOUN County this 30th day of
July, 2008.

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 filer
a claim within 60 days after the sale.

WITNESS my hand and seal of this court on the
30th day of July, 2008.
Ruth W. Attaway
Clerk of Court
In accordance with the American with
Disabilities Act of 1990, persons needing accom-
modation to participate in this proceeding should
contact the ASA Coordinator no later than seven
(7) days prior to the proceedings. If hearing
impaired, please call (800) 955-9771 (TDD) or
(800) 59-8770 (voice), via Florida Relay Service
Law Offices of Daniel C. Consuegra
9204 King Palm Drive
Tampa, FL 33619-1328
Tel: (813) 915-8660
Fax: (813) 915-0559
Attorney for Plaintiff

Legal Notice

The Calhoun County School Board proposes to
amend the following policy for the Calhoun
County Schools as follows:

ADMINISTRATIVE PROCEDURES ACT
CALHOUN COUNTY SCHOOLS

CHAPTER 5.00-STUDENTS

Adding Policy:

USE OF-TIME OUT, ISOLATION, AND MANUAL
PHYSICAL RESTRAINT INTERVENTION FOR
STUDENTS WITH DISABILITIES
5.341

Adding policy that will state requirements for use
of timeout, isolation, and manual physical
restraint intervention for students with disabilities.
This proposed policy may be viewed in its entire-
ty at the Calhoun County School Board office.

STATUTORY AUTHORITY:1003.32, 1006.09,
1006.11 ES.
LAW(S) IMPLEMENTED:
HISTORY: ADOPTED:
REVISION DATE(S):
FORMERLY:
ECONOMIC IMPACT:

MINIMAL

A hearing will be held on the above amendment
in the Courthouse in Blountstown, Florida at the
Regular School Board meeting beginning a 5:00
P.M., C.S.T., Tuesday, September 9, 2008.

Grant Williams, Chairman
Calhoun County School Board
Attest:
Mary Sue Neves, Superintendent
Calhoun County
Schools


Legal Notice
The Calhoun.County School Board proposes to
amend the following policy for the Calhoun
County Schools as follows:

ADMINISTRATIVE PROCEDURES ACT
CALHOUN COUNTY SCHOOLS

CHAPTER 6.00-HUMAN RESOURCES

Amending Policy:
ANNUAL/VACATION
LEAVE 6.541

Amending policy to reflect change to 3 days ,
vacation for Thanksgiving for previous 2 days.
This proposed policy may be viewed in Its entire-
ty at the Calhoun County School Board Office.

STATUTORY AUTHORITY:1001.41, 1012.22,
1012.23, F. S.
LAW(S) IMPLEMENTED: 1001.43, 1012.22,
1012.27,
1012.38, 101298, 1012.985, F.S.
HISTORY: ADOPTED: 6/12/2007
REVISION DATE(S):
FORMERLY:
ECONOMIC IMPACT:

MINIMAL

A hearing will be held on the above amendment
in the Courthouse in Blountstown, Florida at the
Regular School Board meeting beginning a 5:00
PM., C.S.T, Tuesday, September 9, 2008.
Grant Williams, Chairman
Calhoun County School Board
Attest:
Mary Sue Neves, Superintendent
Calhoun County
Schools

Legal Notice
CALHOUN COUNTY
REQUEST FOR GRANT
SERVICES PROPOSALS

The Calhoun County Board of County
Commissioners hereby requests proposals from
qualified individuals or firms to provide one or
more of the following services: Grant Application,
Grant Administration, and Engineering services
for 2008 and 2009 projects. Proposals will be
evaluated separately for each type of service
(application, administration, engineering).
Projects may include:
A. All new Emergenicy/Disaster Grants (FEMA,
CDBG, etc.) for FY 2008-09 disasters/emergen-
cies.


B. Florida Small Cities Economic Development
CDBG(s) for FY 2008 or FY 2009,
C. Neighborhood Revitalization or Housing
CDBG category for FY 2008 or FY 2009,
D. Other grants for which the Board may choose
to apply.

Contracts arising from this solicitation will be
issued on an as-needed basis by the Board.
Proposals may be submitted for any or all servic-
as, for any or all grant categories, and will be
evaluated separately for each grant category
Grant application services will include research
and recommendations on grant categories,

See LEGAL ADS, page 18


The following is an excerpt from a campaign ad of Neves in August

of 2004 when she was seeking the office against the incumbent. In

BOLD are the comments of NEVES IN 2004:
TAXES ON THE RISE!
* Is it necessary to continue increasing our taxes?
(Neves CONTINUES to increase our property taxes and increase sales taxes.)
* Are you getting the most for your tax dollars?
(If you consider portable trailers an answer to new classrooms, payments to lawyers
and plaintiffs for federal lawsuits and DCF investigations, and paraprofessionals
hired to replace retiring and/or dismissed teachers. Do you see any new and
meaningful opportunities for our children?)
* Is it necessary to levy a discretionary tax?
(Vickery says NO, and if elected, will NOT increase your taxes! In a downturn in our
economy, Vickery can NOT believe this act was even considered.
* Do you know taxpayers are paying 28% more school tax dollars than they
were four years ago?
(Yes, we did know and the majority of voters depended on Neves to help, and what
did she do? She RAISED THEM EVEN MORE! WOW, with friends like that...)
* Did you know that a 2-mill increase, in addition to the previous increase,
together equals a 49% increase over a 2-year period? (We do NOW and we
are FEELING every bit of it...in our pockets!)


YOU have an opportunity to make a change in leadership and management
for the betterment of Calhoun County Schools.
(A VOTE FOR VICKERY is a vote for POSITIVE CHANGE. A vote for Neves
is to be left with change and ONLY CHANGE...in taxpayers' pockets!)


The following is an excerpt from a campaign ad of Neves in August of 2004 when
she was seeking the office against the incumbent. In BOLD are the comments of
NEVES IN 2004:
TO SET THE RECORD STRAIGHT
* I have no plans to hire or dismiss persons for political reasons.
(Explain why 3 principals were demoted/transferred, and some people lost their jobs
because those political pay backs had to be paid! We have had many people hired
without teaching degrees over certified, qualified personnel for the last 4 years.)
* I have no plans to close any schools.
(Neves has devoted-the last 4 years to pursing little else!)
* I am a resident of Calhoun County.
(No Comment)


Information received from SACS-CASI regarding Qualifications for the
Superintendency: What are the requirements/certification needed to be a Supt. of
Schools in Florida? How is the accreditation of schools affected in a county whose
Superintendent of Schools is not certified or has the education in educational
leadership?
Sue Vickery


Sue, You can go to our web sit www.advac-ed.org and click on AdvancED Standards
for Quality Schools.
Indicator 5.1: The school recruits, employs, and mentors qualified professional staff
that is capable of fulfilling assigned roles and responsibilities. AdvancED recognizes
that school and district leaders find it useful to know what is generally accepted by
the profession as necessary in regard to a person's professional credentials and
education background. In support of a school's effort, we have available a document
that describes the practices or expectations that would be evident in meeting the
standards: Educational Practices Reference Guide. This document is on our web
site at http://www.advanced.org/accreditation/standards/ (scroll to bottom of page). I
have copied the Superintendent's Qualifications.
Superintendent Qualifications:
The district or system superintendent meets state certification requirements or has
an earned graduate degree from a regionally accredited institution with 30 semester
hours in administration or supervision


*AdvancED is the parent organization for the north Central Association Commission
on Accreditation and School Improvement (NCA CASI), the Southern Association of
Colleges and Schools Council on Accreditation and School Improvement (SACS
CASI), and the National Study of School Evaluation (NSSE).


It has come to my attention that some found a segment of last week's ad offensive. I offer my sincere
apology. The statements were not an attack on anyone, esp. the outstanding young men and women
whom often have excelled in various school and church sponsored activities. My intent, if elected
Superintendent of Schools, is to have MORE activities in which all students have opportunities to
participate, excel, and "SHINE". It is very important that young people participate in a variety of activities
to discover their talents and develop skills and a sense of pride; thus, boosting their self-esteem and
cultivating a sense of responsibility necessary for a successful adulthood. THIS IS ONE OF THE MANY
REASONS I HAVE SPOKEN AGAINST CONSOLIDATION OF ANY OF OUR SCHOOLS FOR THE LAST
SIX YEARS. IT WILL LESSON THE LEADERSHIP OPPORTUNITIES CURRENTLY OFFERED TO OUR
"YOUTH. IT IS ALSO THE REASON I AM COMMITTED TO KEEPING AND EXPANDING OUR
EXTRACURRICULAR CLUBS AND ACTIVITIES. Some of you may think I am too bold. I apologize.
However, this is 'no game or summer project for me. A great deal is at stake. Believe me, I would much
rather be spending my time and money with friends and family. But, I believe that it is my calling to make
a difference in the education in our county.

As Superintendent of Schools, I,

Dr. Glenda Sue Vickery, will always be honest with

you and your family. I will always do my BEST to

OFFER THE VERY BEST FOR ALL OF OUR

STUDENTS. 4 1:-
There will be... ___

NO Political Trickery with Vickery! -
VOTE and ELECT



VICKERY


for


Superintendent of Schools

Political advenisement paid for nd approved by Dr Cleda Sue Vickery forCalhoun County Superintendent of Schools, Democrat







The County Record, AUGUST 13, 2008, Page 15


St. Paul youth attend



conference in Orlando


On July 21 24, the youth
from St. Paul AME Church
(pictured above) traveled to
Orlando, Fla., to attend the
Christian Education Congress
of the Eleventh 'Episcopal
District of the African
Methodist Episcopal Church.
The focus of the week was:
"Influencing the World for the
Cause of Christ". The youth
participated in seminars on
health, healthy lifestyles,
spending responsibly, what you
look like matters, liturgical


dance and bible study. The
youth were taught that chivalry
is not dead and young women
should expect it from their
beaus!
They also learned how to do
the fox trot, cha-cha-cha and
waltz. To wrap up the week our
young people attended a formal
ball where they got to dress up
and show off what they had
learned.
Those in attendance were:
Cuyler Engram II (C.J.),
Treazure Engram, Eurica


Engram, De'Baris Colvin,
Harmony Engram, Savannah
Clemmons, Shantia Holmes,
Olivia Clemmons. Chaperones
were: Clifford Jackson, Vanessa
Dawson, Alicia Clemmons, and
Karen Engram. And of course,
our wonderful pastor kept us all
straight, Rev. David S. Rhone,
Sr.

Time of prayer

at local schools


Wednesday children's programs planned tonight


begin August 20
Does your child enjoy
singing? Does your child enjoy
learning about missions and
doing mission projects around
the community? Then
Wednesday children's programs
at First Baptist Blountstown
are for you!
Kindergarten to 5th Grade
boys and girls will have chil-
dren's choir at 5:15 pm CST
under the leadership of
Johanna Plummer. From, 6:30
pm to 7:15 pm Mission Friends,
Royal AMbassadors (RA's) and
Girls-in-Action (GA's) will


at First Baptist
meet. Supper is available at
5:45 pm for children $3 each;
youth and adults $5 each.
Please let the Church Office
know you will be. eating by
Monday noon CST at 674-
5923.
Parents are encouraged to
attend Wednesday Bible Study
with Pastor David
Throckmorton at 6:30 pm. It all
begins Aug. 20.
Parents, please stop by the
Church Office to register your
children for these exciting pro-
grams!


New youth ministry at St. Paul

AME will kick off on August 16


St. Paul A.M.E., Rev. David
Rhone, Sr. pastor, will be host-
ing a new youth ministry called
"On Fire Ministries". This min-
istry is geared to young people
and getting them back in
church and making positive
choices.
A monthly program will be
held on the second Saturday
night of every month. Our first
program will be on August 16,
at 6:30 p.m. (CT) at St. Paul
AME. Our theme for this
month is "That's What's Up!!"
There will be singing, praise


dances, skits, and a whole lot of
young people getting their
praises on!!
There will be t-shirts every
month with the current month's
theme on it and we need spon-
sors to pledge to purchase t-
shirts 'for our youth to get our
messages out. If you would like
to sponsor some of our young
people or know of contempo-
rary gospel talent, please call
Karen Engram at 674-9551.
Come on out and join us and
make this a spectacular event.
Refreshments will be served.


First Baptist Church of
Blountstown is organizing
Prayer at the Schools for
Wednesday, August 13. To par-
ticipate, you are encouraged to
meet at First Baptist at 6:30
PM or join them at the individ-
ual Calhoun County school
campuses by 6:45 PM. We will
be praying for the safety, spiri-
tual growth, and success of our
schools' faculty, staff, adminis-
tration, and students.
Altha school prayer will
begin at 6:00 PM in front of the
school.

Bell choir at

Presbyterian

Church Sunday
First Presbyterian Church of
Blountstown would like to wel-
come The JuBELLes, the Bell
Choir from First Presbyterian
Church, .Marianna, Florida.
They will be playing Sunday,
August 17, for the morning wor-
ship service at 10:00 CDT. We
will have a light lunch after the
service. Please come and join
us.
For more information, call
Dr. Lewis Bullard at 643-3608.

SUBSCRIBE TODAY!


ROYCE G. WISE

DEMOCRATIC CANDIDATE FOR ,

TAX


COLLECTOR


CALHOUN COUNTY, -^ '


FLORIDA

Your Vote for me is a vote for improving the
TAX COLLECTOR'S OFFICE by:
***Having the Driver's License section open 5 1/2 days
a week.
***Office open during lunch.
***Having the office open on Saturday mornings for

the working people to take care of their needs.
Thank you for your support.
Political Advertisement Paid for and Approved by Royce Gene Wise for Tax Collector, Democrat
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konAa Deadline
6T Monday at Noon


'No Child Left

Behind' report

to be released
The No Child Left Behind
(NCLB) School Public
Accountability Report (SPAR)
for 2007-2008 for each
Calhoun County School will be
available on August 18th to be
viewed at each school, the dis-
trict office and on each school's
website. The following web
link has each school listed
(http://www.calhounflschools.or
g/district-schools.cfm). When
the parent/guardian gets to this
web page the parent/guardian,
can click on school name to
open the school's webpage. If
requested by the
parent/guardian the school
principal will send a copy of this
report for the parent/guardian
to view at home or it can be
downloaded from the school
website.
The School Public
Accountability Report contains
the following data designed to
inform parents and the general
public about the progress of
Florida's public schools: stu-
dent demographics; readiness
to start school; graduation rate;
dropout rate; postsecondary
readiness; student perform-
ance; school safety and environ-
ment report; new teachers and
staff; teachers by professional
degree; classes taught by teach-
ers in-field/out-of-field; classes
taught by highly qualified
teachers; school performance
grade; NCLB Adequate Yearly
Progress Report; and reporting
requirement of federal NCLB
legislation.
The parent/guardians and
anyone interested should con-
tact the school principal or the
Calhoun County School District
Office if they have questions or
concerns regarding the No
Child Left Behind School
Accountability Report for
2007-2008.

Red Birds
League Sunday with a game at
Cairo. The Red Birds will host
a first round play-off game
Sunday August 24.

Got News



Em il. u s!


If CHARACTER Counts,

Re-Elect GRANT WILLIAMS

for School Board District 1


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If you want and desire a TRUE
leader who is working to move
our entire school district in the
RIGHT direction, then please
consider me on August 26.

LONG TERM GOALS:
DISTRICT PLANS IN STAGES
PHASE 1
*Apply for Special Facilities Fund (SFF) to build new BHS on
present site July 2008 Completion Summer 2011 (Applied 2008-
2009 Funds available 2009-2010)
Move BMS students in old BHS
Move district staff in old BMS
*Carr School replace 1968 portables Cap.itol Outtlay Funds (COF)
2008-2009)
Replace roof at BES 2008-2009
PHASE 2
Apply for SFF to build Pre-K-12 Schobl atAltha...2011-2012...funds
available 2012-2013...Completion Summer 2014
Place Adult School portables on Pennington Ave.
PHASE 3
*Apply for SSf to Build new Carr School 2014-2015...funds available
2015-2016
PHASE 4 2017
Replace old buildings at old BHS (new BMS) site (COE)
PHASE 5 2020
*Apply for SFF to build new BES School..no problem wlh Phase Five
timeline.

MOVING FORWARD

GRANT WILLIAMS
School Board District 1 Calhoun County

Political Advertisement Paid for and Approved by Grant Williams (NP)
for School Board District 1


Truthful & Honest


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Superintendent of Schools
A vancED SACS requirements for Accreditation. are identified below:

PLEASE KNOW: School accreditation is SAFE
Every candidate for Superintendent meets Accreditation requirements!

SACS Florida Council
The University of West Florida
11000 University Parkway #78
SA S Pensacola, FL 32514
800.865.9068
S 850.474.3126 Fax
SSouthern Association of Colleges and Schools www.advanc-ed.org/florida

August 4, 2008


Mr. Ron Mears.

SACS CASI requirements for the office of Superintendent in Florida school districts are as
follows:

Florida has both appointed and elected superintendents.

For appointed superintendents, the school board of the district sets the criteria for the
superintendent and they can include any requirement they wish, usually requiring residency in
the district and training in school administration.

For elected superintendents, SACS CASI recognizes the state legal requirements which are
that the person live in the school district and that he or she be eligible to vote (that includes
the requirements that the candidate is not a felon and is of age to vote [18]).

You may want to check with the Calhoun County School Board secretary to determine if there
are additional requirements that apply just to Calhoun County.

Sincerely,




Dr. Pat Wentz, Director
Florida Office, SACS CASI
Bid. 78, Room 117C
University of West Florida
11000 University Parkway
Pensacola, FL 32514
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GETTING READY FOR STUDENTS: Calhoun County teachers are
back in the classroom this week preparing for the return of students
on Monday. Above, Blountstown Elementary fifth grade teachers
(from left) Karen Tomlinson; Paulette Bryant, and Tracie Taylor were
busy working on educational wall displays Monday morning.


PTO political forum cancelled;

candidates invited to open house


The Altha PTO originally
planned to sponsor a political
forum on Thursday night at the
BHS auditorium, but due to
scheduling issues, was unable to
pull the event together.
The PTO would, however,
like to personally invite candi-
dates for school superintendent
and school board seats to come
be a part of our open house.
The event is set for Friday,
August 15, from 8:30 to 11:30
a.m. in the Altha Public School
Media Center. Our parent
members, as well as the
school's faculty and staff, would.
welcome you to tour our cam-
pus and enjoy refreshments.
Several questions have been
submitted for the purposes of
the initially planned forum and
we would like an opportunity to


share those on behalf of our
community.
Please RSVP by calling
Paige White at 674-3365. We
look forward to seeing you
there.

School plan-
Avenue.
Phase three involves apply-
ing for SFF to build a new:'Carr
School (PreK-8) in the 2014-15
school year with funds a, ailable
the following year.
Phase four is scheduled for
2017 with a plan to replace the
old buildings at the old
BHS/new BMS site.
Phase five involves applying
for SFF to build a new BES in
2020.


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(& Deadline Monday Noon FAX: 674-5008 Phone: 674-5041* E-mail: classifieds@thecountyrecord.net
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Saturday, August 23, 2008 8:00
A.M.
Hwy. 231 N. Campbellton, Fla.
Farm & Construction Equipment,
County, City, Bank Repos &
Others Plus Consignments
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850-263-0473 Office
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850-849-0792 Gerald
www.masonauction.com

BOATS & MOTORS
14' Scandy White boat with a 25
HP Mariner motor, $3,000. Call
674-1719.
Aggressor Predator model bass
boat, painted trailer with aluminum
wheels, 14' with 110 Evinrude motor,
70 lb. thrust trolling motor with gator
mounts, 2 live wells, bilge pumps, 3
deep marine batteries, $2300. Call
850-447-0812.
Fishing and skiing boat for sale.
Cruise the water in a 17 foot 1987
Nitro boat equipped with a 110 hp
outboard Evinrude motor and a
trolling motor. The boat, which has
a walk through windshield and rear
ladder, is either hitting the lakes or
the river for a day of fishing or a day
of water skiing and tubing. In good
condition with trailer. $2550. Call
850-272-6783 or 850-272-8178 for
more info. Can email pictures and
work with you about delivery.

CARS & TRUCKS
1998 Jeep Grand Cherokee, power
windows, power locks, cruise, A/C,
runs good, $2500 OBO.' Call 850-
326-3689, leave message.
2005 Chevy Malibu, good condi-
tion, great gass mileage, tinted win-
dows, new CD player, 67,000 miles,
asking $10,500. Call 447-2101.
1993 Grand Caravan, good tires,
new brakes, 23 MPG, V-6, new cold
A/C, $2500 OBO. Call 606-776-
1762 or 606-748-4732.


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FOR SALE
$160 brand name queen mattress
set, unused with warranty, 222-7783.
100% LEATHER Living Rm Set,
Lifetime Warranty. NEW, still in crate.
list $1999. Let go for $649. 545-
7112. Can Deliver.
A NEW Queen Orthopedic
Pillowtop mattress set in sealed
plastic. Full warranty. Sacrifice
$299. Can deliver. 850-222-7783.
BED-KING PILLOWTOP
Orthopedic Mattress Set. Brand new
in plastic. Must move, $499. 545-
7112.
BEDRM SET: New SOLID WOOD
5 pc set still boxed, $475, can deliv-
er. 222-7783.
Canopy Bed Brand New in box.
$129. 222-9879.
FULL mattress set. $125. TWIN
mattress set. $100. BOTH NEW.
545-7112. Delivery avail.
Puzzles, want to trade 6 or 7 500
pc. jigsaw puzzles for some 100 pc.
suitable for 1st. gd., and for puzzle
enthusiast, several other larger,
complicated puzzles, of various used
only one time, to be traded for some
of similar quality, call 762-3881.
2007 gas powered golf cart with
customized paint job with 20 inch
rims. Call 674-1218 for price.
26" Floaters Dub rims with tires.
Call 674-1218 for price.
3 pc. living room set, very nice,
$400 OBO. Call 674-1218.


Police Department Accepting Applications

The Blountstown Police Department is accepting applications for a
full-time police officer, All applicants must be at least 19 years of
age, a citizen of the United States; a high school graduate or
equivalent, of good moral character, not have been convicted of any
felony or misdemeanor involving perjury or false statement and
certified by the Criminal Justice Standards and Training Commission.
Applications can be picked up at the police department located at
16908 NE Pear Street. Deadline for filing applications is August 22,
2008. We are an.Equal Opportunity Employer and a Drug Free
Workplace.
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Home For Sale
3 bedroom, 2 bath mobile home
on 2 acre lot with 12x40 add-on.
$35,oo000
Scott's Ferry, private dead-end
road, bordering St. Joe Forest
with spring-fed creek on
property. Walking distance to
Chipola River.
Great for Hunting or Fishing
Cell..447-0810 or
674-6410


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SHome Improvements
Ceramic Tile, Flooring, Drywall, Plumbing,
Additions, Decks, Painting, Roofing,
Siding, Carpenty
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Little girls clothes, summer and
winter, size 5-7; ladies and jr. clothes,"
size 6-11. Reasonably priced, name
brands. Call 674-3247.
Go-kart, %50; 4 Implement tires
and wheels, $100; lumber rack for a
Reese hitch, $25. Call 674-1719.
Carry-all golf cart with a Kawasaki
gasoline engine, aluminum dump
bed,. needs starter, $500. Call 850-
447-0812.
Little girls clothes, size 14. Very
good condition. Call 643-1591.
Heavy built roll top desk in cherry
wood, 'in good condition, $150. Call
674-5943 or 812-709-1827.
2006 Harley Davidson Road King,
1 owner, black, less than 100 miles.
$14,250. Call 674-4364 or 643-
7796. .
Grandfather clock, $60. Call 674-
3264. .C

FOR RENT
RV trailers $75 $80 week, most
utilities furnished; 2 bdr. trailers when
available. Call 674-4011.
3 bedroom, 2 bath mobile home in
Clarksville on Newsome Road.
$475/month. No pets. Call 674-
8725.
3 bedroom, 2 bath house for rent,
CH/A, nice home, good neighbor-


hood, 3 miles north on Hwy. 69.
$650/month plus $500/ deposit. Call
674-5059 or 674-5921.
Small 2 bedroom, 1 bath house,
recently remodeled, very nice, 2
miles north on Hwy. 69. $500/month
plus $500/deposit. Call 674-5059 or
674-5921.
2 & 3 bedroom trailers for rent in
Altha, very nice. Call 762-8597,
762-9555, 762-8807.

JOB
OPPORTUNITIES
DRIVER TRAINEES NEEDED. No
CDL? No Problem! $900 weekly.
Home weekends with TMC.
Company endorsed CDL Training. 1-
866-280-5309.
A Terrific Opportunityl
Liberty National Life Insurance
Company
$100,000+ Earning Potential,
Benefits, Pension, 401(k), BCBS
Insurance. Call 1-800-257-5500.

HOMES FOR SALE


3 bedroom, 1.5 bath, brick, 1+
acre, corner lot, fenced, detached 40
x 50 outbuilding, walk to shopping,
K-12, medical and downtown
Blountstown. Call 606-776-1762 or
606-748-4732.
New 1200 sq. ft home under con-
struction 3 bedroom, 2 bath on a
NICE WOODED 70' x 210' lot on Oak
Ave. in Blountstown. Tile and lami-
nate flooring City utilities. Kitchen
appliance package including built in
microwave. Up to 100% financing
with approved credit. EXCELLENT
BUY AT ONLY $99,900.00. Call
762-8185 or 653-5597.
LIVESTOCK
4 year old Sorrell mare good dispo-
sition, rides but needs working. No
tack. 14.5 hands $375.00. Call 762-
8185.

LOST & FOUND
Lost Orange tabby kitten lost in
the Roy Golden Road/Burns Ave.
area. If found please call Todd or
Christal McClellan at 674-2512.

SERVICES
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Call Edwin Ortiz at 850-832-0711
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YARD SALE
Yard sale Saturday, 6:00 a.m. until
, Hwy, 69 N, 3rd house past Civic
Center. Something for everyone. All
items cheap. 674-8616.
Yard sale and bake sale at Hillcrest
Baptist Church, Saturday, 8 a.m. until
5:30 p.m. on County Road 274.
INSIDE ESTATE SALE Friday &
Saturday, August 15 & 16, 9:00 a.m.
- 5:00 p.m. in Altha at the corner of
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Season tickets for the 2008-09 Chipola Artist Series go on sale Sept. 2. The four-event series includes,
from left: (tQp) "Vienna to Broadway" presented by the Jacksonville Lyric Opera Company, Sept. 22; "An
Appalachian Christmas," presented by the Atlanta Pops Orchestra, Dec. 8; "The Music at the Crossroads"
presented by Celtic Crossroads, Jan. 26; and Christine Yoshikawa, classical pianist, March 24. For sea-
son tickets, call the Chipola Business Office at 850-718-2220.




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preparation of the applications) and other asso-
ciated tasks. Administration services may
include, management and reporting for the
grantss, environmental review, contract develop-
ment and administration, financial administration,
labor standards compliance, and other neces-
sary tasks. Engineering services will include pre-
liminary investigations, conceptual design and
estimates of probable costs, provision of neces-
sary sujcontractual services such as surveying
and soil testing, final design, permitting, bidding,
construction administration, resident inspection,
and other necessary associated tasks. A scope
of worktoutlining tasks to be performed for each
service for each project must be included in the
proposals.

Proposals for CDBG application and/or adminis-
tration services must include a fee proposal. For
potential CDBG or FEMA emergency/disaster
grants, proposers should include a discussion of
willingness to work within the allowable adminis-
trative budgets or.other relevant information on
fees..The unknown nature of emergency/disaster
grants precludes the County and the proposer
from establishing firm services and fees in.
* advance, but basic services and experience will
be considered in advance of the need for such a
project in order to expedite the application
process should the need arise.
CDBG application and administration services
proposals will be evaluated based upon the fol-
lowing criteria:
1) Successful experience in
administering/receiving Florida CDBG projects
(25 points),
2) Thoroughness and appropriateness of pro-
posed approach to meeting local needs, includ-
ing an outline of tasks (15 points),
3) Management and staffing capability, qualifica-
tions (20 points),
4) Quality of client references provided and/or
obtained (15 points),
5) Familiarity (experience not required) with
local conditions (15 points),
6) Fee reasonableness based on services to be
provided (5 points),
7) Certified MBE/WBE firm (5 points).
Potential FEMA and other project contracts may
be issued using the CDBG selection process, so
proposers should discuss FEMA and other grant
category experience and tasks if they wish to be
considered for non-CDBG projects.
Engineering services proposals will be evaluated
based upon the following criteria:
1) Successful experience in north Florida civil


engineering projects, including but not limited to
road paving and drainage (25 points),
2) Thoroughness ahd appropriateness of pro-
posed approach to meeting local needs, includ-
ing an outline of tasks and potential availability
schedules and estimated timeframes for comple-
tion of tasks (15 points),
3) Management and staffing capability, qualifica-
tions (20 points),
4) Quality of client references provided and/or-
obtained (15 points),
5) Familiarity (experience not required) with
local conditions (10 points),
6) CDBG experience (10 points),
7) Certified MBE/WBE firm (5 points).
Interested consultants should submit an original
and three copies of proposals, sealed and clear-
ly labeled "Sealed Proposal for Grant Consultant
and/or Engineering". Proposals must be
received by 3:00 p.m. (CDT) on Monday, August
25, 2008, at the Clerk of Circuit Court Office,
Calhoun County Courthouse, 20859 Central
Avenue East, Room 130, Blountstown, Florida,
32.424.

Proposals will be evaluated and ranked by a
Selection Committee. The Calhoun County
Board of County Commissioners will consider the
Selection Committee's recommendation at the
Board meeting on Tuesday, September 2, 2008 at
2:00 p.m. (CDT), or as soon as possible there-
after.

Additional information may be obtained from Mr.
Don O'Bryan, Emergency Management Director,
at 850-674-8075. Contracts resulting from the
process will be subject to state and federal
requirements and grant award and release of
funds by the funding agency. The Calhoun
County Board of County 'Commissioners
reserves the right to reject any and all proposals,
waive technical errors, waive any informalities or
irregularities, and award the contracts in the best
interest of the County.
EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER; FAIR
HOUSING & HANDICAPPED ACCESSIBLE
JURISDICTION.


1994 Toyota, P/U, White In Color
VIn#4TARN81A8RZ216052
Auction will be held at River Town Towing,
17311 NE Pear Street Blountstown FL., 850-674-
2809.
River Town Towing. reserves the right to reject
any and all bids.
Date:August 11,2008

Legal Notice
Public Auction
Mallory Towing and Recovery Inc. will hold a pub-
lic auction on, August 21, 2008 at 2:00 (P.M.) on
a:
1996 Chevy Geo, 4 Door, Beige In Color
Vln#1 Y1 SK5269TZ037982
Auction will be held at Mallory Towing and
Recovery Inc. at 18329 North Main Street, Hwy
71 North in Blountstown FL., 850-674-2869.
Mallory Towing and Recovery Inc. reserves the
right to reject any and all bids.
Date: August 11, 2008

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PUBLIC AUCTION
Paul's Wrecker Service will hold a public auc-
tion on August 21, 2008 at 10:00 a.m. (C.T.).
1987 Ford Ranger
VIn# 1FTBR10A4HUC24664
White in Color
Action will be held at Paul's Wrecker Service,
19844 S.W. South Street, Suite A, Blountstown,
Florida.
Paul's Wrecker Service reserves the right to
reject any and all bids. PH: 850-674-TOWS
(8697)


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Tickets for Chipola Artist




Series go on sale Sept. 2

MARIANNA--Season tick- munity at Christmas time with an artist of "impeccable artistry,
ets for the 2008-09 Chipola a diverse program including tra- radiant lyricism, and virtuosity"
Artist Series go on sale ditional and not so traditional for her interpretation of tradi-
Tuesday, Sept. 2, in the college holiday favorites ranging from tional and contemporary reper-
Business Office located in the "The 12 Days of Christmas," toire. A prize-winner of national
Student Services Building or by "Little Drummer Boy," "In and international competitions,
phoning 850-718-2220. Dulci Jubilo," "Deck the recent concert engagements
The highly-acclaimed four- Halls," and music from the have taken her to the United
event series opens Sept. 22 Appalachian region using flute, Kingdom, Czech Republic,
with "Vienna to Broadway" harp, dulcimer as performed by Bulgaria, Spain and France.
presented by the Jacksonville Gentle Rain and Scott Douglas. She holds the Doctor of Musical
Lyric Opera Company. The audience will join in with Arts degree from Arizona State
"Vienna to Broadway" includes some surprises toward the end University under the tutelage of
highlights of operetta, grand of the show. Come early and Robert Hamilton and is the
opera, and classic Broadway hear the brass section playing in 2000 Toradze Institute Charter
favorites performed by a quar- the lobby at 6:30 p.m. Fellow of Indiana University
tet of gifted soloists and their "The Music at the South Bend. She is on the
superb accompanist. Titles Crossroads" presented by Roster of Recording Artists for
include The Merry Widow, Die Celtic Crossroads will have Eroica Classical Recordings and
Fledermaus, La Boheme, La audiences enjoying St. Patrick's serves on faculty at Chipola
Traviata, The Student Prince, Day a bit early on Monday, Jan. College.
Show Boat and Carousel. The 26. Celtic Crossroads is criti-
show features musical staging cally- acclaimed as one of the Season tickets-$40 for all
reflecting the historical period best live music concerts to come four events-entitle holders to
of each piece, supported by from Ireland in over 20 years. same seat reserved seats, invi-
seamless transitions from num- This .magical display of music stations to the "Meet The Artist"
ber to number. Stylish costumes incorporates seven world-class receptions hosted by Superior
and colorful scenic projections musicians, playing an array of Bank, The Bank of Bonifay,
will add to the audience's enjoy- both traditional and non-tradi- Regions Bank, and First
ment of this musical presenta- tional instruments on stage, cre- Capital Bank, and a subscrip-
tion. Vienna to Broadway is ating a truly incredible and tion to the CRAA arts calendar.
produced in association with unforgettable musical experi- A limited number of individ-
Opera Management ence. ual event tickets-$12 for
Corporation, New York .City. Christine Yoshikawa, classi- adults and $8 for ages 18 and
"An Appalachian cal. pianist, will perform under-will be available prior
Christmas," presented by the Tuesday, March 24. The to each performance at the
Atlanta Pops Orchestra will Canadian pianist has enjoyed a Chipola Business Office.
delight audience members at multi-faceted international For performance informa-
Chipola, Monday, Dec. 8. career performing as soloist tion, contact Joan Stadsklev at
Perfect for the holiday season, with orchestras, recitalist, 850-718-2301 or
the Atlanta Pops Orchestra's chamber musician, and teach- stadsklevj@chipola.edu
2008 holiday tofir of "An ing masterclasses throughout For season tickets, call the
Appalachian Christmas" cre- North America, Europe, and Chipola Business Office at 850-
ates the feeling of a small com- Asia. Critics have praised her as 718-2220.




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