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CRIMEAnother case of insurance fraud at hospitalBY KELLI PEACOCK DUNN News EditorA former correctional officer and hospital housekeeper charged in an insurance fraud case last month are back behind bars. Cedric Bernard Simmons, 34, has been charged with conspiracy to commit insurance fraud and forgery. Dallas Hogans, 26, has been arrested on the same conspiracy charge, as well as being a principle to forgery. According to theBY KELLI PEACOCK DUNN News EditorElection day went smooth in Calhoun County last Tuesday with the exception of a snafu at one precinct. According to Margie Laramore, Supervisor of Elections, it was discovered early in the day that voters at the Scout House precinct on South Pear Street were not receiving their city ballot. “[Poll workers] eventually discovered it and 31 voters had voted,” Laramore reports, adding that both city and county voters use that precinct and only county ballots were given out. Laramore immediately gathered a list of the 31 who had cast ballots and started dialing. “I got in touch with nine of them,” she remarks, adding that some laughed it off and didn’t seem to mind. They were all given the option to come to the Elections office and vote a provisional ballot for the city race. “It was an honest mistake,” says Laramore. “I did the best I could with what happened.” Fortunately, the 31 ballots would not have made a difference in the close Council race. After provisional ballots were counted, Clifford Jackson had 319 and Roy Pickron came in a close second with 302. Beverly Veressa followed with 100. Since neither of the top two vote getters had 50 percent plus one, a runoff election is planned next month. The Blountstown City Council was expected to set the runoff date at their meeting Tuesday (details unavailable at press time). WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 10, 2010 104th Year, No. 11 BLOUNTSTOWN, FLORIDA 32424 50 CENTS (Including Tax) School officials regroup after voters reject taxB B Y Y K K E E L L L L I I P P E E A A C C O O C C K K D D U U N N N N N N e e w w s s E E d d i i t t o o r rCalhoun County school administrators will be pulling out the calculator and crunching numbers to adjust their future budget after voters rejected a .25 mill tax levy for another two years. Sixty percent of voters said “no” on the school referendum, making it clear they don’t want to continue paying the additional property tax that has been in place for two years. Serving Blountstown and Calhoun County Since 1907 RIVER FORECAST A AP P A A L L A A C C H H I I C C O O L L A AR RI I V V E E R RNov. 10...8PM... 2 2 . 1 1 ' Nov. 12...8PM... 1 1 . 1 1 0 0 ' Nov. 14...6AM... 1 1 . 7 7 'The County Record The County Record ONLINE EDITIONThe County RecordONLINEwww.thecountyrecord.netSEEAPHOTOYOULIKE?BUYITONLINE!  APPLIANCES  PAINT  LUMBER  BUILDING MATERIALS  TOOLS  FLOOR COVERING & MORE WALDORFF A CE H ARDWAR E 25615 N. MAIN ST., ALTHA, FLA. 762-3228 $49.99 After $10 Mail-In Rebate. You Pay $59.99 Black & D ecker Subccompact L ithium Ion C ordless D rill/ D river Powerful 12 volt motor. Lithium-ion battery holds a charge for over 6 months. 2302031 Limit 1 Rebate DINE IN OR CARRY OUT 19838 SR 20 WEST Blountstown, FL 674-3838 LUNCH SPECIALS 1. Any Small Sub 2. Small 1-Topping Pizza 3. Howie Bread with Cheese 4. Wing Snack & Spicy Stix ( C hoice o f R anch or Bleu C heese ) 5. Any Small Salad & Howie Bread 6. Baked Spaghetti & Howie Bread $ 5 99 11 am to 4 pm only DISTRICTCHAMPS!Tigers defeat LCHS 20-19SPORTS POLITICSSnafu at polls with city ballot; city runoff election is plannedThe Tigers were celebrating in Bulldog country Friday night after edging LCHS, 20-19, to capture the district championship title. Above, after a hard hitting contest, players met in good sportsmanship at midfield. The game was one of the most exciting ever in series history. For more on the game, turn to page 3. BUSINESS CRIMECouple busted on meth chargesB B Y Y K K E E L L L L I I P P E E A A C C O O C C K K D D U U N N N N N N e e w w s s E E d d i i t t o o r rA Blountstown business owner and his wife are behind bars after authorities found the makings of a meth lab in their South Street home. John Alvin McClendon, 48, and Amanda Lynette McClendon, 31, have been charged with trafficking methamphetamine and possession of listed chemicals. John is also charged with trafficking hydrocodone. According to the Calhoun County Sheriff’s Office, a search team consisting of Inv. Mark Mallory, Sgt. Jared Nichols, Dep. Eddie Dalton, and Dep. Jody Hoagland served a search warrant on the McClendons’ home and auto repair business just before 10 a.m. Saturday. After no response, the team forced open the back door of the home and found Amanda in the master bedroom with a plastic container of meth. John then drove up in front of the business and was approached by Dep. Dalton and Sgt. Nichols who advised him of the search warrant being served. He resisted as they attempted to handcuff him and had to be physically restrained. A bottle of 28 hydrocodone pills, two meth pipes, and three unknown pills were found in John’s front pants pocket. A pill bottle with one gram of meth was discovered inside John’s jacket. A search of the McClendon home turned up numerous items used to manufacture meth. The couple was booked into the Calhoun County Jail and remained in custody at press time. J JO O H H N NM MC CC CL L E E N N D D O O N NA AM M A A N N D D A AM MC CC CL L E E N N D D O O N N See F F R R A A U U D D page 2 See S S C C H H O O O O L L T T A A X X page 5 C CE E D D R R I I C CS SI I M M M M O O N N S S D DA A L L L L A A S SH HO O G G A A N N S SIn response to a cease and desist order filed last week, Superior Bancorp (Nasdaq: SUPR) announced Thursday that the company and its principal operating subsidiary, Superior Bank, have entered into agreements with the Office of Thrift Supervision (OTS), their primary regulator, to continue taking actions to strengthen their financial condition and operations. Each agreement, known as a Stipulation and Consent to the Issuance of an Order to Cease and Desist, is a formal action by the OTS requiring corrective measures in a number of areas. No fines or penalties were imposed as a result of these formal actions. C. Stanley Bailey, Chairman & CEO, stated, "Superior has been working closely with its regulators since the start of this economic recession to increase capital, reduce higher risk and non-performing loans, return to profitability and maintain safe and sound banking practices. These agreements formalize steps that already are underway and that we and our regulators believe are necessary to improve Superior's financial health, and its ability to provide a 'superior' level of service to our customers and the communities we serve in Alabama and Florida." Under the agreements, Superior is required, among other things, to increase the Bank's capital, maintain its allowance for loan and lease losses at a level appropriate for the risk in its loan portfolio, reduce its classified assets, discontinue the extension of loans to certain stressed sectors of the economy, update its three-year capital and business plans, reduce brokered deposits, prohibit payment of dividends by the Bank and the Company at this time and increase management and board oversight. The Company and Bank are implementing a comprehensive plan to achieve full compliance with the orders. Customer deposits and performing, non-classified loans are unaffected by the agreement with the OTS. Deposits remain fully covered by FDIC insurance to at least $250,000 per depositor. In addition, non-interest bearing transaction accounts and qualified NOW checking accounts are fully guaranteed by the FDIC for an unlimited amount of coverage under the FDIC's Transaction Account Guarantee (TAG) program, in which Superior Bank is a participant. The coverage under TAG is in addition to, and separate from, the coverage available under the FDIC's general deposit insurance protection.Cease and desist order filed; Superior Bank announces plans VETERANS DAY EVENTS PLANNEDTURNTOPAGE12 FORDETAILS


A drunk driver employed as an investigator for the Florida Department of Children and Families was arrested Saturday night after forcing a law enforcement officer off the road. Kevin Scott Edwards, 45, has been charged with DUI in the case. According to the Calhoun County Sheriff’s Office, Sgt. Jared Nichols was southbound on SR73 around 7:30 p.m. when he entered a curve and spotted two northbound vehicles headed his way, one in his lane attempting to pass the other in a no-passing zone. Sgt. Nichols swerved off the roadway to avoid a collision, then pulled the vehicle over. The driver, identified as Edwards, allegedly admitted to consuming two rum and Coke drinks at Mexico Beach prior to getting in his vehicle and had continued drinking while driving. He failed to successfully complete a roadside sobriety test, then refused to give a breath test, resulting in his arrest. Blountstown Police Department, a woman contacted investigators Oct. 29 to report her mother had passed away at CalhounLiberty Hospital earlier in the month. The woman stated that Hogans had contacted her prior to her mother’s death. Hogans allegedly told her Simmons had taken out a life insurance policy on her ailing mother. The woman said she contacted the insurance company and learned there was a $50,000 policy on her mother listing Simmons and Hogans as 50/50 beneficiaries. The woman further reported Simmons had contacted her, urging her not to press charges. Inv. Timothy Partridge wired the woman with audio and she met Simmons to discuss the situation. Inv. Partridge listened as Simmons gave details to the woman, stating that he filled out the application and forged her mother’s name. He also alleged that Hogans was his co-conspirator. Simmons and Hogans were taken into custody Monday. As reported in The County Record last month, a phone tip led to the arrests of Hogans and Simmons for taking out three life insurance policies on a 74 year-old hospital patient who met their “criteria” of not being able to speak or write and didn’t have family stopping by. The policies totalled $200,000 with Hogans and Simmons reportedly 50/50 beneficiaries.The County Record, NOVEMBER 10, 2010, P P a a g g e e 2 2 USPS 135-060 Published every Wednesday by Calhoun Publishing Co., Inc. 20311 Central Avenue West Blountstown, FL 32424 PHONE: 850-674-5041 •FAX: 850-674-5008 e-mail: website: Periodicals postage paid at Blountstown, FL Post Office POSTMASTER: Send address changes to THE COUNTY RECORD P.O. Box 366, Blountstown, FL 32424 $21.00 in Calhoun & Liberty Counties $26.00 Elsewhere Robert A. Turner Publisher/Editor/Advertising Sharon Turner Bookkeeper/Circulation Kelli Peacock....News Editor Somehow, largely through the Grace of God, devoted loyalty, and the vast pride on the part of many people, The County Record has never missed an issue.The County Record The Voice of Calhoun County Since 1907 CALHOUN & LIBERTY COUNTYSHERIFF'S LOGC C A A L L H H O O U U N N C C O O U U N N T T Y Y N N o o v v . 1 1 : : Rex Williford, VOP; Mitchell Gray, suspended sentence violation; James Paul Tucker, VOP; Adrian Kenneth Best, domestic battery N N o o v v . 2 2 : : Kent Floyd, VOP; Darcia Simmons, sale of cocaine within 1000 feet of school; Gene Bess, state VOP; Robert Scott, DWLSR with knowledge, tag not assigned N N o o v v . 4 4 : : Kayla Burke, violation of conditional release N N o o v v . 5 5 : : Sabrina Allen, grand theft; David Smith, sex offender registration violation; Stacey A. Rudd, trafficking in pseudoephedrine, poss. of listed chemicals, poss. of controlled substance N N o o v v . 6 6 : : Cory R. Bated, failure to pay traffic fines; Littleton Bramblett, failure to appear; Amanda McClendon, poss. of listed chemicals, trafficking meth; John McClendon, poss. of listed chemicals, trafficking meth, trafficking controlled substance; Anthony Sansom, VOP; Kevin Edwards, DUI N N o o v v . 8 8 : : Cedric Simmons, conspiracy to commit insurance fraud over $20,000, forgery L L I I B B E E R R T T Y Y C C O O U U N N T T Y Y O O c c t t . 2 2 8 8 : : Deborah Gawrylok, hold for CCSO O O c c t t . 3 3 1 1 : : Latashia Jones, hold for CCSO; Susan Neal, hold for CCSO N N o o v v . 2 2 : : Tony Smith, state VOP; Donald E. Williams, VOP; Uneata Cheeseman, VOP; Barbara Nicole Vaught, VOP; Greg Pitts, sentenced from court; Rex Williford, VOP; Darcia Simmons, hold for CCSO; Jon Lebeau, VOP N N o o v v . 3 3 : : Dene L. Thomas, hold for CCSO N N o o v v . 4 4 : : Kayla Burke, hold for CCSO N N o o v v . 5 5 : : Dallas Hogans, warrant/CCSOT T h h e e a a b b o o v v e e i i n n d d i i v v i i d d u u a a l l s s w w e e r r e e b b o o o o k k e e d d i i n n t t o o t t h h e e C C a a l l h h o o u u n n o o r r L L i i b b e e r r t t y y C C o o u u n n t t y y J J a a i i l l o o v v e e r r t t h h e e p p a a s s t t w w e e e e k k . A A l l t t h h o o uu g g h h t t h h e e y y h h a a v v e e b b e e e e n n c c h h a a r r g g e e d d w w i i t t h h a a c c r r i i m m e e , t t h h e e y y a a r r e e c c o o n n s s i i d d e e r r e e d d i i n n n n o o c c e e n n t t u u n n t t i i l l p p r r o o v v e e n n g g u u i i l l t t y y .B B Y Y J J U U D D Y Y L L U U D D L L O O W W , A A G G R R I I C C U U L L T T U U R R E E A A N N D D N N A A T T U U R R A A L L R R E E S S O O U U R R C C E E S S A A G G E E N N T T "Climate is what we expect, weather is what we get.” -Mark Twain Remember the weather last year? The fall and winter of 2009 was one of the rainiest on record and had serious impacts on winter crops. Well, as is now predicted, the fall and winter of 2010 is gearing up to be dry and warm as another La Nia weather pattern has formed. Rainfall in the Southeast is reduced, sometimes significantly, during La Nia winters. The current drought is a serious cause for concern prompting tough decisions as agricultural producers head into a drier than normal winter season. Based on current La Nia conditions, the following considerations should be made in regard to winter pastures in the southeast: • Postpone planting if the soil is dry, soil moisture at planting will be an important factor for success; • Plant in prepared seedbeds where chances of success are higher and avoid overseeding; • Plant in fields that typically hold moisture in the winter; • Don’t invest only in winter forage, save some dollars for supplemental feed purchases; • Be prepared to reduce stocking rates and grazing days in response to the anticipated reduced rainfall. For more information about the potential effects of La Nia events on rainfall and temperature patterns in your county, visit AgroClimate at and the US Drought Monitor at /dm/monitor.html Laurel Wilt Disease – An Invasive NonNative Tree Disease Laurel wilt is a deadly disease of redbay (Persea borbonia) and other tree species in the Laurel family such as sassafras, avocado, camphor, pondspice, and spicebush. The disease is caused by a fungus (Raffaelea lauricola) that is introduced into these host trees by a non-native insect, the redbay ambrosia beetle (Xyleborus glabratus) Laurel wilt disease and the associated exotic redbay ambrosia beetle is spreading across the southeast and has recently been confirmed by Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services Division of Plant Industry as being established in Bay County, FL. This is a significant jump in the current distribution of this devastating disease of redbay trees and other trees in the Lauraceae family. For more information please see: http://www.doacs. and for the current US distribution map: http://www urelwilt/dist_map.shtml The Calhoun County Extension Service is part of the statewide Extension Service of the University of Florida, and is a partnership between county, state, and federal governments. Its mission is to provide service and education in agriculture, natural resources, family and consumer sciences, and youth (4-H) and community development, to help us improve our lives, communities, and environment. If you have any questions, please call us at 6748323 or visit our website at http://calhoun.ifas. University of Florida “The Foundation for the Gator Nation” an Equal Opportunity Institution. A stand of redbay trees dying from the invasive Laurel Wilt Disease. PHOTO BY JAMES JOHNSON, GEORGIA FORESTRY COMMISSION, BUGWOOD.ORG Congratulations! Hattie Thomas Blountstown Health & Rehab Center Employee of the Quarter Hattie Thomas is the assistat Dietary Manager and has been on our staff for 14 years. She does a great job and is always smiling and laughing. Thanks, Hattie, for your hard work and dedication. 16690 SW Chipola Road, Blountstown, Florida  850-674-4311 Insurance fraud continued County Extension NewsLa nina formed; expect dry, warm fall & winterBY KELLI PEACOCK DUNN News EditorAroutine traffic stop resulted in the arrest of a certified nursing assistant on drug charges. Stacey Ann Rudd, 23, was arrested Friday for trafficking pseudoephedrine, possession of listed chemicals, and possession of meth. According to the Blountstown Police Department, Inv. Timothy Partridge pulled Rudd over on South Main Street for having windows tinted beyond the legal limit. Rudd appeared nervous and Inv. Partridge asked CCSO Dep. Eddie Dalton to bring his K-9 over for a sniff of the vehicle. The dog gave a positive alert for narcotics. Rudd then admitted to having meth inside the console. Asearch turned up digital scales, a cigarette box containing 16.4 grams of pseudoephedrine, an eye dropper bottle of acid and lithium, as well as a plastic container of meth. Rudd said she was a CNAand did not want to lose her nursing certification. She was booked into the Calhoun County Jail and remained in custody at press time. CRIME NEWSRoutine traffic stop ends in arrest of CNA for meth STACEYRUDD The members of the Kinard Volunteer Fire Department extend their appreciation to all the volunteers and supporters who made the 2010 Halloween Carnival fundraiser such a huge success. Thank you for your donations of door prizes, cakes, supplies, cash, advertisements, and helping hands. Without you, the Fire Department would be unable to handle such a large undertaking. Kinard VFD extends thanksAwoman hired to care for an elderly person has been charged with stealing from the lady. Sabrina Nicole Allen, 26, was arrested Friday for grand theft from a person over 65 years of age. According to the Calhoun County Sheriff’s Office, the case began back in August when Dep. Bobby Sims was contacted by the victim’s nephew who advised his aunt’s wallet was missing, along with $400. Allen had been hired just two days prior. The investigation led authorities to suspect Allen and a warrant was issued for her arrest.DCF investigator is arrested for DUI after running deputy off road KEVINEDWARDSCaregiver arrested for theft from elderly lady SABRINAALLEN


When rivals in any sport meet the athletes play at a higher lever and their fans get more excited. Seldom, however, can the competition be so even and hard fought that it’s a shame there can be but one winner. But, that’s what makes rivalries special, even when it comes down to the final play of the game to decide who gets bragging rights. The Blountstown Tigers and Liberty County Bulldogs met in Bristol Friday night to decide the District 2 Class 1-A Championship. Both teams came into the game with 4-0 district records. The Bulldogs scored with 10 seconds left in the game and elected to go for the win rather than kick the extra point and go into overtime. With the endzone surrounded by fans, the Bulldogs executed a reverse pass that appeared perfect until the ball slipped through the receivers hands and fell to the ground. The Tigers survived and claimed the championship, 20-19. The Tigers will host Baker at Bowles Field Friday night to close out the regular season and the Bulldogs host Cottondale to close out theirs. The Tigers will host Northview Bratt, runners-up in District 1, November 19. The Bulldogs will travel to District 1 winner Freeport on November 19. Should Blountstown and Liberty County both win, they will face each other in the second round of the playoffs November 26. It was an evenly matched game from start to finish Friday night. The Tigers ran 47 plays for 295 yards and the Bulldogs ran 50 plays for 310 yards. The Bulldogs had the edge in rushing with 241 yards on 45 attempts to the Tigers’ 145 yards on 38 carries. The Tigers had the edge in passing completing 5 of 9 for 150 yards and two touchdowns while the Bulldogs completed 4 of 5 for 69 yards and two touchdowns. Neither team committed a turnover in the game. Jawon Mosley led the Tigers with 129 yards on 22 carries. Wayne Young rushed for 90 yards on 14 carries followed closely by Stedman Williams with 79 on 7 carries for the Bulldogs. Both teams played hard hitting defense the entire game. Hunter Jordan led the Tigers with 12 tackles followed by Alexander Garrett with 9. Ryan McIntyre and Dowling Lee each had 8 tackles. Brandon Smith, Frankie Murrell, Paul Mosley, Jawon Mosley and Corey McClellan were all active on defense. For the Bulldogs, Stedman Williams, Stirling Lake and Jimmie Lee Revell each had 7 tackles. Daniel Deason, Alex Marlowe and Jimarez Reed each had 6 tackles. Wayne Young, Shelby Williams, Terryal Jenkins and E.J. Williams were also in on several stops. The first quarter was a defensive struggle with the Tigers stopping the Bulldogs twice on a fourth down play. The Tigers tried a 32 yard field goal attempt early in the second quarter that fell short. On the Bulldogs’ next series, Alex Marlowe passed to a wide open Stedman Williams who went untouched for 45 yards and a touchdown. The PAT was no good, but the Bulldogs had the early lead, 6-0. The Tigers responded behind the hard running of Jawon Mosley. Quarterback Charles Buggs, Jr. passed to Marquel Thomas across the middle for a touchdown. Marquel Comer kicked the all important PAT for a 7-6 Tiger lead. Blountstown took the second half kickoff and wasted little time extending their lead. Mosley broke some tackles and raced 40 yards for a touchdown. Comer’s kick missed, but the Tigers were now ahead, 13-6. The Bulldogs answered with a 10 play 64 yard drive. Nolan Brown ran a quarterback sneak for 19 yards and a touchdown. Stirling Lake’s PAT tied the game at 13-13. The Tigers came right back. Buggs passed to Brandon Smith who had enough speed to race 58 yards for a touchdown. Comer’s kick was good and the Tigers were ahead with four minutes left, 20-13. The Tiger defense forced Liberty to punt and allow the offense to run off some crucial time with some first downs. The Bulldogs forced a Tiger punt, but the Bulldogs roughed the Tiger punter. Young, Lake, Jenkins, and Revell came up with big defensive plays for the Bulldogs and forced the Tigers to punt. From their own 16, Williams ran for 12 then the Tigers were called for a face mask penalty and an off side penalty. Brown passed to Brenton Bailey for 21 and the Bulldogs were at the Tiger 24. Williams ran for 15 to the Tiger 4. With 16 seconds left, Brown scrambled around and found Blake Baggett in the endzone for the touchdown. Coach Grant Grantham called the perfect play to win the game. The ball fell softly to the ground. Tiger players and fans celebrated. Bulldogs and their fans were totally dejected. Both teams had played 48 minutes of great high school football.The County Record, NOVEMBER 10, 2010, P P a a g g e e 3 3TIGERS ARE DISTRICT CHAMPIONS!! What a high school football game between Liberty County and Blountstown for the district title. It was two evenly matched football teams giving it all they had for 48 minutes. It was a shame either team had to lose after the effort both teams demonstrated. With the win, the Tigers moved to 8-1 on the year with one regular season game remaining. We will host a very tough Baker team on SENIOR night this week. The win also puts us at home in the 1st round of the state playoffs against Northview Bratt. Back to the Liberty County game. The final score was 20-19 with the game undecided until the final play. We had a chance to put the game away after Liberty roughed the punter with 5 minutes or so to go in the game with us leading 20-13. We were unable to move the chains and had to punt the ball back to Liberty. We had a 15 yard face mask penalty and a blown assignment in the secondary to give Liberty extra chances. And like most good teams, Liberty made us pay with a late TD with less than 10 seconds to go in the game. It all came down to one play at that point as Liberty decided to go for 2 points and the win. They ran a reverse pass from the 3 yard line and the ball fell incomplete. After a 48 minute slugfest, the game came down to one play for the championship. Liberty had missed an extra point earlier in the game. I credit Coach Grantham for going for the win instead of the tie. He knows his players better than anyone and I'm sure they all support his decision. Good luck to Liberty as they travel to Freeport for the 1st round of the playoffs. The Tigers will host Baker from district 1 this week for senior night and the final regular season game. Baker is out of the playoffs, this will be their playoff game. It will also be the final game for their coach as he in his final year of the drop program and will retire at seasons end. Baker will be ready to play and it will be another tough contest. Come support the Tigers as we take on the Baker Gators for senior night!! Hope to see you at the game! GO TIGERS!!! Tigers win district title after 48 minute slugfest by Blountstown Tiger Head Coach Greg Jorda n BHS edges Liberty 20-19 to claim title; Hosts Baker Friday for Senior NightTigers are district champs! Santa Claus is Coming to B l o u n t s t o w n D r u g s Mon. & Tues., Nov. 22 & 23  3-6 CT Saturday, Nov. 27  8-1 CT Packa g e s S t a rt i ng a t $9.95 Jon Plummer, Pharmacist 20370 Central Ave. West, Blountstown, FL 850-674-2222 BHS Tiger Boosters CHILI NIGHT Friday Night at Bowles Field Bowl of Chili, Crackers & Tea $3.00 until we run out Halftime Raffle f or a Remi ng t on Rifle or Sho t gun or $500 C a sh $5 P e r T i ck et or Book o f 5 f or $20Jawon Mosley maintains his balance for extra yards. Nolan Brown runs past Brandon Smith (28) and Paul Mosley (5) for a touchdown. Above photo: Jawon Mosley (10), Dowling Lee (54), and Hunter Jordan (14) bring down a Liberty County runningback in the Tigers' 20-19 District Championship victory in Bristol Friday night. Jawon Mosley gets a hug from his step dad coach Charles Buggs, Sr. after the game.


The County Record, NOVEMBER 10, 2010, P P a a g g e e 4 4 Todd and Amy Johnson of Blountstown announce the engagement of their daughter, Hannah Ruth Johnson, to James Edward "Jamie" McCalvin, son of Eddie and Tammy McCalvin of Altha. Hannah is the maternal granddaughter of James Alton and Connie Carpenter of Blountstown; the paternal granddaughter of Robert and Gwen Johnson of Grand Ridge, and Jerry and Bobbie Wyrick of Blountstown. Jamie is the maternal grandson of Leonard and Anita Deering of Shawano, WI, and Raymond Coxwell of Bristol; the paternal grandson of Emmitt "Mac" and Diane McCalvin of Altha. Hannah will graduate from Florida State University in December with a bachelors degree in social science education. Jamie will graduate in May from Chipola College with a Bachelors degree in middle school science education. The wedding is planned for Dec. 18 at 3 p.m. at the First Baptist Church in Blountstown. Local invitation are not being sent. However, all friends and family are invited to attend.Johnson, McCalvin will speak vows Dec. 18 at First Baptist WT Neal CivicCenter 3rd Tuesdayofeach month at 3:30p.m. Calhoun County Tobacco Free Partnership OURCHILDREN. OURCOMMUNITY. OURCHOICES.Interested inimproving local tobacco-related policies? TheCalhounCountyTobacco Free Partnership invites you toattend ourmonthly meetings: B B E E N N J J A A M M I I N N F F . W W H H I I T T E E , J J R R . & & B B R R Y Y S S O O N N J J A A C C O O D D A A W W H H I I T T E E Benjamin and Jacqueline Baker White proudly announce the birth of their sons on August 13, 2010. Bryson Jacoda was born at 5:17 p.m., weighing 4 pounds, 3 ounces and was 18 inches long. Benjamin F. White, Jr. was born at 5:18 p.m., weighing 2 pounds, 15 ounces and was 15.5 inches long. Proud grandparents are Willie and Margaret White of Chattahoochee and Francis and Kathryn Baker of Blountstown. Great grandmother is Anna B. Baker (Big Mama) of Blountstown. The twins were welcomed home by lots of family and friends and also their big sister, Nikkia White. B B I I R R T T H H A A N N N N O O U U N N C C E E M M E E N N T TJames Edward "Jamie" McCalvin & Hannah Ruth JohnsonEnjoy a day spent out in nature at The Caverns State Park in Marianna on Sunday, November 21st. This fall event is brought to you by The Friends of Florida Caverns. We will meet at the Blue Hole. The bird amble is from 9 to 11 a.m. Enjoy your bag lunch with new friends from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. A nature walk will follow from 1 to 3 p.m. Anna Layton, birder and nature enthusiast, will be the guide for the day. All trails are easy and this is a family-friendly event. Children must be accompanied by parent. Bring binoculars, H2O, a bag lunch, and your love of the great outdoors. Gate entrance fee is required and event is cancelled if raining.Anna Layton to lead bird amble at CavernsThe Blountstown Library presents a FREE Veteran's Day program Saturday evening November 13th. At 6:30 p.m., Suella McMillan, visual artist, will share her love of ART and how it documents her family's experience in a time of separation....LOVE, ART and WAR includes storytelling, a photography montage from the very walls of ancient Babylon, and frank discussions. It is planned to be an adult presentation and is to be held in the Heritage Room off the back courtyard. Light desserts will be served. Let’s celebrate this time together remembering the first soldiers in Iraq and the sacrifices their families made to put them there.Suella McMillan featured in art series on Saturday B B R R A A G G S S H H O O P PH H a a l l e e y y S S t t r r a a w w n n c c e e l l e e b b r r a a t t e e s s 8 8 t t h h b b i i r r t t h h d d a a y y b b y y c c o o l l l l e e c c t t i i n n g g f f o o o o d d f f o o r r n n e e e e d d y yHaley Strawn recently celebrated her 8th birthday by requesting that all her guests bring can food instead of birthday presents to her party. She also went around her neighborhood and collected can goods, all to be given to the local food bank. Haley is the daughter of Patrick and Jennifer Strawn. She is the granddaughter of Lynn and Edwin Strawn of Blountstown. Happy birthday, Haley! H H A A P P P P Y Y " 1 1 s s t t " B B I I R R T T H H D D A A Y Y ! ! Jordan Baker will celebrate his first birthday today, November 10th. He is the son of Satyria Everett and Ryan Baker of Blountstown. Paternal grandparents are Terry and Lynn Baker of Blountstown. Maternal grandparents are Tonya and Reggie Jones of Marianna and Bob and Gwen Everett of Tallahassee. Jordan enjoys walking around the yard and playing with cell phones. H H A A P P P P Y Y " 1 1 5 5 t t h h " B B I I R R T T H H D D A A Y Y ! ! Gregory-Wayne Hunter Jordan celebrated his 15th birthday on Oct. 9. Hunter is the son of Greg and Amy Jordan of Blountstown. His maternal grandparents are Sue and the late Wayne Chester of Sycamore. His paternal grandparents are Bill and Jeanie Majors of Panama City and Ellis and Jackie Jordan of Blountstown. Hunter is an honor student and athlete at Blountstown High School, as well as an avid outdoorsman. H H a a p p p p y y " 3 3 r r d d " B B i i r r t t h h d d a a y y ! Khloe Brooke Schamens celebrated her 3rd birthday on October 31st. She is the daughter of Dustin and Brooke Schamens of Altha. Her grandparents are Andy and Dara Schamens of Altha and Eric Lee of Tallahassee. Her great grandparents are Ross Schamens of Altha, Jack and Jerane Spain and Charlie and Jackie Lee, both of Blountstown. Khloe enjoys going to school at Altha Church of God and playing with her brother, Kylan, and her uncle, Nolie. The American Cancer Society is marking Thursday, November 18 as the 35th Great American Smokeout by encouraging smokers to commit to being tobacco free for 24 hours. This event challenges people to stop using tobacco and helps raise awareness about the dangers of smoking and the many effective ways available to quit smoking permanently. Quitting smoking isn’t easy, but it can be done! Call the Florida Quitline for FREE counseling, tips and more at 1-877-UCAN-NOW! The Scotts Ferry Volunteer Fire Department will be hosting their annual turkey shoot on Saturday, November 20, along with a pancake breakfast. The pancake breakfast will begin at 7 A.M. CST for $3 per plate with pancakes and sausage. The turkey shoot will begin at 9 A.M. CST. Try your chance to win a turkey at only $3 per shot. Come and join the Scotts Ferry's Volunteer Fire Department for their annual fundraiser, with plenty of good food and drinks, delicious baked goods on hand for sale, good fellowship and loads of fun. The fire department is located on Hwy. 71 S, 13 miles south of Blountstown. Also, 50/50 raffle tickets for sale for $1 and you do not have to be present to win. Everyone is welcome to come and join the fun! Free medical equipment at Ministry Ctr. SaturdayIn need of a wheelchair, walker, cane or bedside toilet? The Calhoun-Liberty Ministry Center has several medical equipment items that were recently donated and they will be giving these items away on Saturday, Nov. 13, from 10 a.m. to noon. Local LPN Judi Rushing will be on hand to offer guidance on the proper way to use the equipment. The center is located on the Blountstown side of Trammell Bridge off SR 20. Cathy Brock-Revell, who serves as director of the center, is shown above with some of the donated items. Scotts Ferry VFD to host turkey shoot November 20 Erin Strawn, 7, of New Orleans, LA, recently donated 14 inches of her hair to Locks of Love, an organization that supplies wigs to children with illnesses that cause hair loss. Erin is the daughter of Patrick and Jennifer Strawn of New Orleans and the granddaughter of Edwin and Lynn Strawn of Blountstown. Great American Smokeout set for Thursday, Nov. 18The Liberty County Arts Council will sponsor a musical talent showcase event called, “Showtime” on Nov. 13 at 7 PM EST at the Veteran’s Memorial Park Civic Center in Bristol. Over 50 local students will perform dancing, singing, and musical selections that are sure to entertain and delight everyone. Admission price is $3. For tickets or more information, please contact Hugh Black at 379-8442 or Seth Geiger at 379-3094. Student talent showcase in Bristol on Saturday night


The County Record, NOVEMBER 10, 2010, P P a a g g e e 5 5November 10 1808 – Osage Indians agree to abandon their lands in Missouri and Arkansas in exchange for a reservation in Oklahoma. Treaty-makers had no idea that oil and gas deposits on the new reservation would someday make the Osage rich. November 11 1933 A massive dust storm rips through South Dakota, one of a series of disastrous windstorms that devastated the West during the droughts of the 1930s – a region that would become known as the Dust Bowl. November 12 1980 – More than three years after its launch, the U.S. planetary probe Voyager 1 files to within 77,000 miles of Saturn, Photos beamed 950 million miles back to California showed that Saturn has not six, but hundreds of rings. November 13 1953 Mrs. Thomas J. White of the Indiana Textbook Commission calls for removal of Robin Hood’s name from state schoolbooks “because he robbed the rich and gave it to the poor.” That’s the Communist line.” She also attacked Quakers for their pacifist beliefs. November 14 1889 – New York World reporter Nellie Bly sails from New York on her celebrated attempt to circle the globe in less than the 80 days of Jules Verne’s fictional hero Phineas Fogg. She made it in just over 72 days. November 15 1805 The Corps of Discovery, under American captains Lewis and Clark, arrives at the stormy mouth of the Columbia River and prepares to settle down for the winter. November 16 1914 – The U.S. Federal Reserve Bank opens. A continuous cycle of bank panics prompted the formation of the National Monetary Commission, which issues a report that the nation’s banks had essentially engaged in life-anddeath contests with each other. The report triggered the passage of the Federal Reserve Act of 1913, which paved the way for the formation of the Federal Reserve Bank. This Week in HistoryBy BMS History Department The Diamond Corner Fine Jewelry Gifts Custom Framing Jewelry Repairs Bibles 20634 Central Ave. E, Blountstown, Florida 850-674-8801 Christmas Open House Thursday, Nov. 18th Storewide Savings E ven G reater Savings F ro m 5-7 PM Invicta Watches Christmas Home Decor Now In UNIQU E G I F T S Ask About the New Ch rist m as P i ckl e 17343 Main Street N, Blountstown, FL (850)674-1311 SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 13TH  12-5 Nature’s Approach to Health Join us and learn a holistic approach to healthy living. FREE Galvanic Skin Response (GSR) Reading What is G SR ? The body produces measurable impulses which can be assessed by the “Compass” (GSR machine). This information is analyzed and sent to a computer program which recommends herbal supplement to assist in the promotion of balanced body systems. Looking forward to seeing you Saturday. Future educational programs will be announced in store. Miss/Mr. Merry Christmas Pageant Blountstown W. T. Neal Civic Center December 4 at 10:30 A.M. Adorable Crowns and Fabulous Trophies Boys Ages: Birth to Three Years Girls: Birth to 27 Years (Nine Age Divisions) No Exp erience Necessar y F un f or E ver y one Start the Holiday Season With the Miss Merry Christmas Pageant 2010 f or entr y ph one: 3 524 294 92 4 or contact sunburstbeaut y @sunburstbeaut y .com L L e e t t t t e e r r s s t t o o t t h h e e E E d d i i t t o o r rTo the Editor: I usually do not address references made about me in the letters to the editor, but Mr. Barnes’ letter suggested that I have failed to act responsibly in my position as Clerk so I must respond. The bulk of Mr. Barnes letter was his opinion in reference to Amendment 4 which was on the November 2nd ballot. I am not making any reference to that part of the letter. What I AM referencing is his last paragraph, and I quote “If you read Florida Statute 125.66(4)(a) you will find that you should have received a letter from the Clerk of Court for all property owners with less than 10 acres explaining to you in detail what the attempt was to restrict the use of your property”. At this point, Florida Statutes 125.66(4)(a) has absolutely nothing to do with PROPOSED Amendment 4. Florida Statute 125.66(4)(a) addresses . “Ordinances or resolutions that change the actual list of permitted, conditional, or prohibited uses within a zoning category, or ordinances or resolutions initiated by the county that change the actual zoning map designation for a parcel or parcels of land involving less than 10 contiguous acres,” THEN the Clerk shall notify each real property owner whose land the governmental agency will redesignate by enactment of the ordinance or resolution . To my knowledge, there has been no change of this nature in Calhoun County that was not initiated BY THE REAL PROPERTY OWNER, and in those cases, the surrounding land owners were notified by certified mail and all public notices were sent out correctly and timely. NOW, if Mr. Barnes was talking about Proposed Amendment 4, this Statute does not apply as it is referencing Ordinances and Resolutions. Should Amendment 4 pass, I will be sure to carefully and faithfully perform all duties and responsibilities it carries for me as Clerk of the Circuit Court. BUT at the end of the day, Ruth Attaway, Clerk of the Circuit, has not FAILED to perform her duty under Florida Statute 125.66(4)(a) AND You SHOULD NOT have received a letter from the Clerk of Court referencing Amendment 4. Ruth Attaway Clerk of the Circuit Court, Calhoun County,Clerk Attaway responds to Ray Barnes' recent letterTo the Editor: As I write this article, tomorrow is November 2nd, election day. I don’t know who the winner in the governor’s race will be, so this is not “sour grapes” from me. By the time this article is published, the election will be over, so it cannot be argued that I am trying to influence your vote. I write this article because I can no longer stand by silently while the United States Constitution, particularly the Fifth Amendment, is vilified. As a lawyer, and a member of The Florida Bar, I took an oath to support the constitution of the United States. I cannot support the Constitution without defending it. During her campaign for governor, Alex Sink ran television ads featuring prosecutors and law enforcement officers who criticized Rick Scott for invoking his constitutional rights as guaranteed to him by the Fifth Amendment. Ms. Sink’s television ads implied that Mr. Scott was guilty of a crime because he invoked the Fifth Amendment. While Mr. Scott, his company, or both of them may have resolved the charges against them with an agreement to pay large fines, and they may have some culpability or even be guilty of the crimes for which they are accused, it is unfair, misleading, and unjust to infer guilt to Mr. Scott, or anyone else, for invoking their constitutional rights under the Fifth Amendment. When our forefathers wrote the Bill of Rights, they did not include the Fifth Amendment as a sanctuary for the guilty. This precious right, purchased with the blood of our ancestors, was put into the Bill of Rights as a shield for citizens against the tremendous power of government. Our forefathers realized that when a citizen is accused of a crime that power is focused upon one individual who stands to lose his liberty, his property, and, in some circumstances, even his life. This power is awesome and frightening. Nothing is a match for it, not even great wealth. Our courts have long recognized the legitimacy of the Fifth Amendment. The Supreme Court stated it clearly in the case of Ullman v. United States: Too many, even those who should be better advised, view this privilege as a shelter for wrongdoers. They too readily assume that those who invoke it are either guilty of crime or commit perjury in claiming the privilege. Such a view does scant honor to the patriots who sponsored the Bill of Rights as a condition to acceptance of the Constitution by the ratifying States. The Founders of the Nation were not naive or disregardful of the interests of justice. (citations omitted). Our forefathers did not exclude anyone, whether rich or poor, from the protections of the Fifth Amendment. Even a man of Mr. Scott’s wealth is not a match for the tremendous power of the government when its focus is brought to bear upon an individual citizen. Our forefathers also knew that governments were run by human beings. As such, the power of government was susceptible to misuse by those whose selfinterest or personal agendas would motivate them to do so. We need look no further back in history than the McCarthy era to remind us of this danger. There is no substitute for liberty. Our constitutional rights are the fortress of our liberty. If we stand by silently while they are assaulted, that fortress may fall. I, for one, cannot be silent. Carlton ‘Duke’ Fagan Attorney, JacksonvilleAttorney says Fifth Amendment "vilified" in recent election ads S S U U B B S S C C R R I I B B E E T T O O D D A A Y Y ! “It’s really going to hurt us,” says Superintendent Tommy McClellan, who notes the tax brought in about $97,000 and the state matched those local dollars with $192,000. McClellan reports the funding went to teacher salaries. Voters across the state also failed to pass an amendment that would alleviate some of the strict class size reduction rules. Schools are required to have no more than 18 students in a pre-k through 3rd grade class, 22 in a 4th through 8th grade class, and 25 in high school classes. Any school that violates those numbers will be penalized. With the class size limitations remaining in place, McClellan says he can’t cut teachers, but is now faced with figuring out how to pay them. He also points out, “Stimulus money runs out after this year. I don’t know what we’re going to do.” According to McClellan, 82 percent of the school district’s budget goes to salaries. “We’ll have to tighten our belts,” he remarks. “If somebody cuts your pay, you just have to cut your budget to meet your pay.”School tax The Red Hat Society will meet for lunch Thursday, Nov. 11, at El Jalisco at noon CT. The next luncheon will be Tuesday, Nov. 23, at King House, also at noon. Red Hat Society will meet Thurs.


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The Blountstown Lady Tigers wrapped up an incredible season on the road last week. The girls fought hard, but lost a close match to Baker in the regional quarterfinals. The Tigers forced Baker to five sets on their home court and the scores of 2520, 25-14, 24-26, 10-25, 15-11 definitely indicate it was one exciting match. Congratulations to the Lady Tigers and Coach Tanya Durham on another great season!The County Record, NOVEMBER 10, 2010, P P a a g g e e 7 7 Support the BHS Tiger Boosters BHS Tiger Boosters O r d er Y o u r S m o k e d T hank sgi v i n g T u r k e y Turkeys Will Be Cooked Tuesday November 23rd 10-13 Lb. Avg. 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C O U P ON C A R D Altha Cross Country advances to regionals The Altha Cross Country boys and girls team will be advancing to the Region 1 Championship in Gainesville, Florida. In the girls division, the team placed 5th with a team average of 25:00:55 making it into the top six overall to advance. Mary Sewell placed in the individual division coming in 10th place out of 81 girls with a 5K time of 21:48 setting a PR. Kimi Wiltse had a personal record of 24:25, Sharlyn Smith ran a 25:29 also a PR, Carly Schwartz was the 4th girl in for Altha with her personal best of 25:57, and Madison Rowe ran 27:21. “These girls have always worked very hard,” says Coach Sewell. “All of them are active in multiple sports from volleyball to gymnastics. On many days, they would go from one practice to the next and even run before games. These girls individually will push themselves, but what I have seen the most out of them is how much they value each other. And, out of all their accomplishments, that is what makes me the most proud of them, their character.” The boys team also made it into the top 6 this year placing 5th in their division. They had a team average of 19:57, taking a minute off of their team average time from last year. Devin Ferrell placed in the individual division for the boys coming in 10th out of 99 boys, with a 5K time of 18:18. Ricky Morales ran a 20:06, followed by Tyler Hamilton with a 20:08. Ashton Baggett ran a 20:13, Jeremy O’Bryan a 21:02, Brendan Dew 21:40 a personal best, and Kyler Dew ran a 22:03 also a personal best. “These boys said from the beginning of the season that they were going to do whatever it took to go to regionals this year,” Coach Sewell remarks. “They also did not back off of a hard workout. They upped their long run this year to eight miles and also added a 4th day to their practice, running even on Fridays. They have ran this season against much bigger schools and programs but met the challenge head-on. What I have noticed most about them throughout the season is, no matter what happened, through injury or tough races, these boys remained focused and determined.” The team will compete at Oak Hall School on Friday, November 12, for the Region 1 Championship. The girls’ race will start at 9 am and the boys’ race will follow at 9:30 am. Good luck, Wildcats! Lady Wildcats end exciting season in regional playoffsThe Altha Lady Wildcats ended an exciting season in the first round of regional playoffs last week. It was the first time in seven years the Lady Cats have advanced in volleyball beyond district. "We were just overpowered by a very strong Rocky Bayou team," says Coach LeAnna Hall. "We finished the season with a 15-12 record and only lose two seniors. We've learned so much this season and they've put forth so much effort to become a better team. I am proud of them and the progress that they made. Our Seniors, Sharlyn Smith and Christy Simmons, will definitely be missed. However, we have an awesome group of young athletes coming up. It's with the younger ones that you build your program and I'm excited about our future. We'll be planning some summer activites to get into some team camps for the JV and Varsity level as well as some individual camps." Lady Tigers fall to Baker on the road in regional quarterfinal match G G o o t t N N e e w w s s ? ? E E m m a a i i l l u u s s !n n e e w w s s @ @ t t h h e e c c o o u u n n t t y y r r e e c c o o r r d d . n n e e t t


The County Record, NOVEMBER 10, 2010, Page 8 BlountstownHigh School News Carr School News Lt. Col. Ty Edwards was recently honored by the Woodmen of the World at Blountstown High School. FFA members from Carr School participated in the ceremony and were so moved by Lt. Col. Edwards' courage and service, that they wanted to honor him as well. Throughout the month of September, our school practiced the character trait of responsibility. Staff and students were asked to bring in money for the Wounded Warriors Project in honor of Ty. Ty graduated from Blountstown HIgh School and was injured while serving our country in Afghanistan as a Marine. The money raised will help service men and women like Ty, that have been injured in combat. We would like to thank everyone for their efforts in this great project. We would also like to thank seventh grader Randi Girardot for helping by placing a collection container at the AmVets Hall Post 231. Veterans gave generously to help our school with this project. A check for $362 was forwarded to the Wounded Warriors Project in Jacksonville, Florida, in honor of Lt. Col. Ty Edwards. His parents, Tommy and Debbie Edwards, were recognized during the last assembly. Pictured are (left to right): Randi Girardot, FFA President J.P. Leonard, Tommy Edwards, Debbie Edwards, and Principal Darryl Taylor, Jr.Wounded Warriors fundraiser held in honor of Lt. Col. Ty Edwards Meet Carr's "Students of the Month"Principal Darryl Taylor, Jr. is pleased to announce the Carr School Students of the Month for October. They include (front row, from left) KA Alexis Sims, KB Emma Page, 1A Danielle McDaniel, 1B Brittney McDaniel, 2A Hanna Pitts, 2B Gabriel Brown, 3A Madison Conyers, 3B Brittley Sangster, 4A Shane Searfoss, 4B Jacob McDaniel, 5A (back row) Kayla Arnett, 5B Hannah Jarrett, 6A Austin Mallory, 6B Seth Brown, 7A Taylor Stalnaker, 7B Sarah Pitts, 8A Trey Tucker, and 8B Allie Dawsey. Guidance News The ASVAB (military test) will be administered to 11th grade students at Blountstown High School on Tuesday, November 16, at 8:00 a.m. The ASVAB is a comprehensive career exploration and planning program that includes a multiple choice aptitude test, an interest inventory, and an exercise designed to help students explore the world of work. In addition to helping students’ skills with civilian occupations, the ASVAB is also used to match students’ skills with military careers. However, taking the test does NOT place the student under any obligation to any branch of the military. FBLA Fall Rally by Eric Jones This past Wednesday, November 3rd, the BHS Chapter of FBLA attended the 2010 Fall Rally at Marianna High School. Our chapter carried fortyseven members to the rally. (This year’s club has grown 300% from last year.) We went on to win the Name Tag Contest (design courtesy of Cassie Hiers) and numerous door prizes. The event was a great success and was entertaining the whole way through. The highlight was motivational speaker, Patrick Grady. He kept all of our FBLA District enthused from his story of being a “whopper” to his interactive game of “Dum Dum, Da Da.” Mrs. Debra Perdue, the FBLA Sponsor is excited and proud of our club, “These students represented Blountstown High School well with the most school spirit at the rally. I expect this team to do well at the state and national levels this year!” Calendar of Events Wednesday, Nov. 10th, FCA Huddle @ 7:30 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 9th, Veteran’s Day Program @ 1:00 p.m.; Girls Basketball Tip-Off @ Popular Springs Friday, Nov. 10th, Varsity Football at Home against Baker @ 7:00 Tuesday, Nov. 16th, ASVAB for Juniors; Thanksgiving Lunch; Boys Basketball Tip-Off Classic at Sneads Wednesday, Nov, 17th, FCA Huddle @ 7:30 a.m.; Boys Basketball Tip-Off Classic at Sneads Honor Roll Principal Ronnie Hand is pleased to announce the Blountstown High School Honor Roll for the 1st nine weeks as follows: A Honor Roll 9th grade: Austin Britt Steven Cherry Aelon Dykes Ryan Flowers Kylee Harrell Savannah Jerkins Hunter Jordan Calen Masai Melissa Newsome Cassidy Odom Tanner Peacock Faith Plazarin Shelley Price Jalissia Ruiz Savannah Stephens Khirsten White 10th grade: Mitchell Darnell Jordan Griffin Ebony Jackson Elizabeth Jerkins Casey Johnson Randa McCroan Courtney McFarland William Nowling Savannah Pitts Brandon Purvis Devan Roulhac Laura Tomlinson 11th grade: Christopher Byrne Kristian Honrine Brooklynn Hunt Caitlyn Stewart 12th grade: Cherie Baggett Chelsea Baker Raymond Bramblett Stewart Herndon Jahnice Jones David Leonard Jasmine Martinez Kristen Peacock Harlea Perdue Travis Pittman Dillon Shinberger Zachary Whitfield Selena Williams A/B Honor Roll 9th Grade: David Benditt Andrew Bennett Aaron Boyd Taylor Boyd Brett Bozeman Stephanie Branton Jayla Brigham Candase Bryant Casey Burch Diana Crockrell Jacqueline Dudley Ased-UL Farooqi Thomas Futch Sandra Godwin Temicka Hall Chase Harris Breanna Jerkins Scott Ludlow Jonathan O’Bryan Heather Parrish Shirley Pelham April Rich Katelynn Roberts Coleton Smith Monazia Smith Alexis Speights Kirsten Stalnaker Patrick Widner Jamarcus Williams Bryson Wood Alex Wroblewski Kennedy Yon Michelle Young 10th Grade: Seth Alderman Ashley Alexander Brittany Bailey Karah Beaver Elijah Boyd Chase Brantley-Curl Brittney Brown Alexis Butler Kayla Campbell David Causey De’Barus Colvin Marquell Comer Elizabeth Croley Brittany Davis Kelly Dunn Scott Dunn Dixie Flowers Hank Girardot Jesse Hall Rimty Haque Chance Harris Ryan Hathcox Emily Hester Kristen Jenkins Hayden Jeppson Courtney Lairson Marysa Lee Amanda Long John Mallory Taylor Mauck Staci Mayo Marisa Melvin Caleb Mills Michael Owens Ashley Oxendine Shannon Pitts Breanna Pybus Ally Richards Roxannah Roney Kelly Ruiz Reagine Simmons Hammadah Talib Ivana Thomas Chelsey Weiler Alexis Widner Kassandra Wood Gordon Yoder 11th Grade: Tiffany Abbott William Adams Tabatha Bramblett Megan Brown Amber Burch Shaquala Butler Shauna Cole Emmerial Deveaux Matthew Digsby Saad Farooqi Karissa Flowers Jesse Griffin Geraldine Gutierrez Mitchell Hall Cassandra Hiers Shanice Holmes Patrice Jackson Kimberly Jenks Derek Johnson Caleab Kelly Ryan McIntyre Samantha Morris William Rogers Trent Smith Katherine Strawn Trenten Wise Kaycee Yon 12th Grade: Junicia Baker Cody Baldwin Reid Barton Faith Bell Diquan Bess Taylor Brantley-Curl Tasheana Brown Kelsey Couch Sierra Chason Caitlin Crocker Morgan Davis Brittany Duke Eurica Engram Trevor Engram Wahaj Faruqui Casey Fox Mercedez Gammon Dillion Guilford Kenneth Hopkins Morgan Huggins Samuel Hurtado Caroline Johnson Jehnna King Elizabeth Koonce Dowling Lee Raven Lockhart Amanda Lunsford Ivy Martin Nick Martin Sawyer Maxwell Corey McClellan Kate McFarland Katelynn O’Bryan Makynzie O’Bryan Rebecca Pitts Aaron Pullum Jacy Richards James Roney Ann Silcox Karis Smith Kayla Smith Hayley Sumner China Williams Patrick Wilson Blountstown High School's FBLA team, along with sponsor Debra Perdue, at the FBLA Fall Rally held at Marianna High School.FBLAattends district rally; ASVAB test is set; honor roll announced The School Advisory Council will meet on Thursday, November 11, at 3:00 PM, in the BMS Media Center. All council members are urged to attend.BMS Advisory Council will meet Nov. 11 G G o o t t N N e e w w s s ? ?E E m m a a i i l l u u s s !n n e e w w s s @ @ t t h h e e c c o o u u n n t t y y r r e e c c o o r r d d . n n e e t t Chipola students attend FAST conferenceChipola College Science Education and Elementary Education baccalaureate students recently attended the Florida Association of Science Teachers (FAST) conference in St. Augustine. Pictured from left, are: Cassandra Witt, U.S. Astronaut Jon McBride, Jessica Whittington, Rebekah Carnley and Rebecca Hambly. Local boys in Florida Male Honor ChoirBlountstown was represented this past Saturday with ten local students participating in the prestigious Florida ACDA Male Honor Choir. Only 150 male students from the state of Florida are chosen to participate. After two days of rehearsal the boys presented a fantastic concert on Saturday the following students sang five songs in four part harmony in front of a packed audience they were Seth Alderman, Aaron Boyd, Donavan Ebersole, Jamin Martinez, Colby Mullins, Lonnie Perez, Fabian Soloman, James Spurling, Walker Strawn, and Branton Vickery. One of the songs included a solo chosen out of the 150 by Seth Alderman! Special thanks to the chaperones who worked tirelessly with the boys on the trip. Pictured in the group shot are (front row) Lonnie Perez, Fabian Soloman, Donavan Ebersole, Colby Mullins, Jamin Martinez, (back row) Branton Vickery, Aaron Boyd, Walker Strawn, Seth Alderman, and James Spurling. At right is Seth Alderman performing his solo.


The County Record, NOVEMBER 10, 2010, P P a a g g e e 9 9 Altha School News K K I I D D S S O O F F C C H H A A R R A A C C T T E E R R : : Principal Ladona Kelley proudly announces Altha School's Kids of Character for the month of October demonstrating the character trait of patience. They include (front row, from left) Angel Martinez, Autumn Nichols, Nikki Richards, Harmony Hall, Emily Mills, Haley Dykes, (second row) Cain Smith, Madison Collins, Lisa Biswas, Nathan Bean, and Austin Roberts.Principal Ladona Kelley is pleased to announce the honor roll for Altha School as follows: A Honor Roll 1st Grade Austin Brooks Ceceila Chastain Dylan Chason Breanna Clemons Alec Griffin Jadyn Jemison Jacklyn Johnson Elijah Matthes Hailie Jade Showalter 2nd Grade Anna Alderman Julie Burge Ginger Chambliss Marijane Davis Cadence Mears Addi O’Byan Brooke Rackley Shanna Sapp Gabriel Short Halston White Kadin Whitfield 3rd Grade Sarah Biswas Karissa Detweiler Abby Ham Angel Martinez Trayce King Carly Young 4th Grade Anna Alday Austin Roberts 5th Grade Graham Bruner Coy Cook Megan Corbin Max Scott Britni Tharp 6th Grade Nolon Bean Katherine Detweiler Caylynn Reeder Kiana Richards 7th Grade Claudia Griswell Melody Holt Samantha Potter Chasity Webb Hayden White 8th Grade Rebecca Gay Jenny Moore Claire Price 9th Grade Brooke Coleman Carly Schwartz Porter Smith Jessica Wilks 10th Grade Christalyn Castleberry Aerial Folsom Madelynn Lytle Christina Watson 11th Grade Wesley Chevillot Autumn Cook Kimberly Wiltse 12th Grade Aleena McCoy Tyler McCoy Jeremy O’Bryan Kala Sewell Christy Simmons A/B Honor Roll 1st Grade Trenton Anderson Jacob Cauley Clifton Edenfield Hailey Goodwin Jedidiah McFalls Jared Middleton Emily Mills Phoebe Moore Autumn Nichols Jolie Nichols Thai Perez Edward Robinson Isabella Young 2nd Grade Caleb Bailey Ariel Barrentine Bettyanne Crank Sydney Helms Kerrigan Hollis Dallas Jones Morgan MacTavish Jayce McLendon Jacob Nichols Seth Wilson 3rd Grade Hadley Barfield Mallory Dalton Kelsie Edenfield Maddyson Granger Clark Kelley Zeb Kelley Michaela Markwalter Winnie Mayfield Allyson Mears Brooks Ann Mears Joe Moore Cheyenne Nichols Dakota Recker Nikki Richards Stone Taylor Joseph Varnum 4th Grade Nathan Bean Madison Boggs Calyn Carter Audra Chason Bethany Griswell Elena Hamm Erin Lynn Trace Newman Sydney Strickland Olivia Wise 5th Grade Michelle Aaron Carlee Barfield Stetson Branch Kortnee Bristow Drew Carey Megan Mantecon Lauren Martin Albert Shurrum Cain Smith Jasmine Taylor Breanna Terry Caliegh Waterman Harley Willis 6th Grade Devan Adkins Seth Alday Cy Barton Dalton Brazell Jaylon Hall Collin Mears Kinsey Register Hunter Young 7th Grade Johnny Aaron Aubree Bay Aleisa Griffin Hannah Mills Justin Moore Sawyer O’Bryan Samuel Short Jay Yon 8th Grade Ashlyn Barfield Cody Barfield Brooke Boggs Krista Chastain Jamie Coleman Brendan Dew Summer Farris Tristan Griffin Shelby Murphy Hannah Register Christopher Sale Mary Sewell Logan Sweares Breanna Walker Aaron Young 9th Grade Hunter Baggett Kolby Bailey Kyler Dew Brittany Graham Deana Griswold Gaige Hansford Mercer Holt Isaac Kuether Rena O’Bryan Madison Rowe Jacob Sumner Ronnie Tucker Brina Yand Brianna Yon Nicholas Young 10th Grade Haley Chason Lynn Kearce Kaylee McCalvin Matthew McCalvin Daniel Messimer Jacob Ratliff Kelsey Rehberg Albert Varnum Ryan Wood 11th Grade Katelyn Ballard Summer Hand Cortney Harris Kristen Majeske Tyler Meyer Samantha Nichols Britany Snively Ansley Stone Anthony Young 12th Grade Tracy Clemmons Elizabeth Gratz Raven Griffin Jake Hall Larry McCourt Nikki Schamens Hali Smith Sharlyn Smith Terry Wiley Katelyn WilliamsAutumn Fest royalty crowned; Cats' Cuisine open on Nov. 11 Miss/Mr. Merry Christmas Pageant Blountstown W. T. Neal Civic Center December 4 at 10:30 A.M. Adorable Crowns and Fabulous Trophies Boys Ages: Birth to Three Years Girls: Birth to 27 Years (Nine Age Divisions) No Exp erience Necessar y F un f or E ver y one Start the Holiday Season With the Miss Merry Christmas Pageant 2010 f or entr y ph one: 3 524 294 92 4 or contact sunburstbeaut y @ sunburstbeaut y .com Oklahoma! Blountstown Middle School presents Thursday, Nov. 18th at the BHS Auditorium Show time is 6:30 p.m. Admission is $3.00 students and $5.00 adults. Directors Janet Edewaard and Angel Spurling invite the community to come and experience one of Rodgers & Hammerstein's greatest collaborations!Autumn Fest King and Queen On October 29, students and faculty participated in the annual Autumn Fest activities. During the assembly, costume and poster winners were awarded a certificate with assorted candy. The king and queen were announced for elementary, middle, and high school. Jordan Sumner and Paityn Parker won king and queen from elementary classes. Zac Morris and Makaila Barton won king and queen from middle school. James Hill and Raven Griffin won king and queen from high school. Congratulations to all the candidates who participated in the ceremony. Calendar November 11th – Veterans’ Day Assembly, 10 am; Cat’s Cuisine; Middle School Basketball Game vs. Port St. Joe at 4 pm November 12th FCCLA Districts at Marianna; Cross Country Regional Meet at Gainesville November 15th – Middle School Basketball Game at Blountstown at 3:30 pm November 16th – FFA Land Judging; Varsity Basketball Tip-Off Tournament at Poplar Springs at 5 pm November 18th – 4th & 5th Grade Musical at 9:30 am; Thanksgiving Lunch November 19th – Varsity Basketball Tournament at Poplar Springs at 5 pm Jordan Sumner and Paityn Parker won Fall Fest king and queen from elementary classes. Zac Morris and Makaila Barton won king and queen from middle school. James Hill and Raven Griffin won king and queen from high school. Principal Kelley announces the Altha School honor roll Free computer classes are planned for this month at the Calhoun County Public Library. Classes are limited to six students. Please come to the Adult Computer Lab to enroll ahead of time. Classes will be held on Mondays and Tuesdays and will start at 8:30 a.m. and run for 60 minutes. The schedule is as follows: November 15 & 16 Introduction to Keyboarding November 22 & 23 Email Setup and Sending November 29 & 30 Internet Search and Word These classes are handson tutorial designed for those with little or no experience with computers or the internet. Please call us at 674-8773 or stop by the front desk at the Blountstown Public Library to sign up or for more information. The library is located on North Pear Street/Hwy. 69 next to the W.T. Neal Civic Center. Computer classes are offered at the library SUBSCRIBE TODAY! Call 674-5041Blountstown Middle School presents Rodgers & Hammerstein’s OKLAHOMA! Set in a Western Indian territory just after the turn of the last century, the high spirited rivalry between the local farmers and cowboys provides the colorful background against which Curley, a handsome cowboy, and Laurey, a winsome farm girl, play out their rollicking courtship. Although the path to true love seldom runs smooth, with these two headstrong characters holding the reins, love’s journey is as bumpy as a surrey ride down a country road. That they will succeed in make a new life together we have no doubt, and that this new life will begin in a brandnew stat provides the ultimate climax to the triumphant OKLAHOMA. OKLAHOMA! will be presented on Thursday November 18th at the BHS Auditorium. Show time is 6:30 p.m. Admission is $3 students and $5 adults. Directors Janet Edewaard and Angel Spurling invite the community to come and experience one of Rodgers & Hammerstein’s greatest collaborations!BMS to present Oklahoma!' Nov. 18 at BHSauditorium


The position of the office is that despite ongoing budget cuts, State Attorney Glenn Hess is dedicated to meeting the needs of the circuit as a whole, which means fully staffing every county office. Two attorneys will work cases in the Calhoun County office, Gary Pack and Alicia Coleman. Gary Pack was raised in Long Island, NY, but now splits his time between Port St. Joe and Panama City Beach. He graduated from John Marshall Law School in 1976 and was admitted to the Florida Bar that year. He spent three years in private practice in Chicago, then joined a State Attorneys Office in suburban Chicago where he prosecuted for 25 years, including 12 as the elected State Attorney. Pack moved to the 14th Circuit in 2005 and worked for the State Attorney’s Office, then the Office of Regional Conflict Counsel, then back to the State Attorney’s Office when Glenn Hess was elected. During his career in law, Pack has tried every crime from speeding to murder. As a prosecutor in Bay County, Pack was assigned to the divisions of circuit judges Don T. Sirmons, Glenn Hess and Richard Albritton. Alicia Coleman was born in Bartow, but has lived in Panama City since 1991. She graduated from the University of West Florida in 2006 and Jones School of Law in May 2010. She is currently studying for the Bar exam, which she will take in February 2011. Coleman clerked for Circuit Judge Michael Overstreet in 2008 and the State Attorney’s Office in 2009. When she was hired by the State Attorney’s Office, she was certified as a legal intern and has been working on cases in the misdemeanor division. She is engaged to be married on Nov. 20. The County Record, NOVEMBER 10, 2010, P P a a g g e e 1 1 0 0 Bristol Dental Clinic DENTURE LAB on PREMISES Same-Day Service on Repairs and Relines Laban Bontrager, DMD Monica Bontrager, DMD FAMILY DENTISTRY 12761 NW Pea Ridge Road, Bristol, FL 32321 TELEP HO NE : (850)643-5417 Church DirectoryFor Information On Listing Your Church, Call 674-5041 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 BlountstownFirst Baptist Church Helping people follow in the footsteps of Christ Blountstown First Assembly of God Churc h 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 For information on listing your church in this directory, please contact The County Record at 674-5041. St. Mary Missionary Baptist Church 16345 SE River Street, Blountstown, FL DR. C.L. WILSON, PASTOR 850-674-8716 "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 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 Email: St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church 850-674-4482 Fax: 850-674-4483 We welcome you to worship with us a s we follow the te a chings of Christ. If you would like to le a rn more a bout the C a tholic f a ith, cont a ct F r. Chuck Collins, 447--0 9 34 S und a y M a ss 1 0:30 a .m. S p a nish 6:00 p.m. 2 nd & 4 th week ADAMS FUNER A L HO M E 674-5449 643-5410 A Thought to Remember Tim Adams Funeral Director On Veterans Day, we honor the dead and the living whose actions have testified to their courage and devotion to our country. We give thanks for their sacrifice, and we share if only briefly and inadequatelythe grief of loved ones who survive them. Let us on this Veterans Day remember that we have preserved our freedom only through the continued willingness of brave men and women to risk their lives for its sake. On Veterans Day, we honor them all; those who wore a uniform in days past and those who wear it today. We honor them with a recognition of a debt that can never be repaid. It is beyond priceƒ Christy Crump, President of Crump & Associates, will in Blountstown on Monday, November 15, to discuss chartering a local organization for Business and Professional Women. Ms. Crump is the state membership committee chair for BPW Florida. The BPW Florida is a member of The National Federation of Business & Professional Clubs, Inc. (BPW USA), a national organization that promotes equity for all women in the workplace. With a powerful network of 50,000 members and more than 2,000 local organizations nationwide, BPW means business for you! Founded in 1919, BPW USA has a long track record of promoting equity for women in the workplace. BPW USA provides leadership through advocacy, education, and information within our communities, states, and the nation on issues we all care about. Join us Main St. Station on Monday November 15th at 5:30 pm CT to learn about BPW and how you can benefit from a local organization in the Blountstown area. For more information, contact Laura Reeves at 4474631. Bank of America recently made a $2,500 donation to Calhoun County’s Take Stock in Children Scholarship Program. The award was made through Bank of America’s grant program which targets organizations in communities that are associated with volunteerism and community development activities. Bank of America directs the majority of their giving through groups that address pressing social, economic, and cultural needs of the communities in which they serve. They enhance nonprofits’ ability to serve more individuals and families in need and develop leaders of today and tomorrow. Bank of America’s commitment to create meaningful change in the communities they serve makes Take Stock in Children a good choice as a grant recipient, because Take Stock offers hope for low income, at-risk students to break the cycle of poverty. The program offers local children the opportunity to better themselves and the community around them through higher education. Take Stock in Children depends solely on the support of local community members and businesses such as Bank of America. One hundred percent of local donations go toward the purchase of scholarships for local students. For more information about Take Stock in Children or how to become involved, please call 674-5927, extension 21. Kay Pittman, Bank of America Manager, is shown above presenting the check to Barbara Hathaway, local Take Stock in Children Facilitator. Shown, from left, are Cherie Mayorga, Dawn Stevens, Cheryl Johnson, Kay Pittman, Rita Pope, and Barbara Hathaway. Not pictured is Kelli Clemons. Mother & daughter win at National Peanut FestAnna Jo Hall, 6, and her mother, Brooke, both captured some big prizes in the photography competition at the National Peanut Festival in Dothan. Anna Jo placed first and second in the architecture section of the youth (15 & under) division. Brooke placed second in the people section of the open black & white division, which was open to both professional and amatuer photographers. Anna Jo's first place photo is of a lamp post in Magnolia Square and was taken on the Blountstown Photowalk this past October. Her second place photo is of a door knob at the old Calhoun County Courthouse. Brooke's second place photo is of her youngest daughter, Madalyn, and was taken at Mexico Beach, showing Brooke's reflection in Madalyn's eyes. Homecoming services will be held at Southside Assembly of God Church on November 14th with special singing and preaching by Albert and Marie Skinner, who are missionaries to the native American Indians. Pastor Larry White invites everyone to attend this special Homecoming event. The church is located at 15164 State Road 71 South, Blountstown. Blountstown Community Church will be having a sing on November 13th at 6:00 pm Central time. Our special guests is Divine Appointment. Come and join us for a great time in the Lord. Do you enjoy praising God through singing? Red oak Mennonite Church invites you to join us for a week of accapella hymn singing and vocal education November 17-21 at 7:00 nightly. David R. Miller, a gifted singer and teacher, will be leading the week as we seek to glorify our Savior by practicing and learning how to improve our voices. Red Oak Mennonite Church is located on Hwy. 275 between State Roads 71 and 20. All are welcome. Please call Rocky at 447-0366 if you have questions.New attorneys serving Calhoun County officeBank of America donates $2500 to Calhoun Co. "Take Stock" programRed Oak will host accapella sing Nov. 17-21Gathering for business women set for MondayBlountstown First Church of the Nazarene will be having a movie night Saturday, Nov. 13, at 6 p.m. CT. The movie will be “Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian”. Come join us for hot dogs and a great movie. The church is located diagonally across from Calhoun Liberty Hospital the brick building with the white steeple.Homecoming at Southside Assembly setMovie night at Nazarene ChurchCommunity Church hosts sing Nov. 13


The 2011 Miss Northwest Florida Pageant will be held at Marianna High School Saturday night, November 13th, at 6 pm. Tickets will be sold at the door and are $10 each. Queens representing Calhoun County, Blountstown, and Altha are among those participating. The 2010 Miss NNWFL Pageant raised over $4,000 for Breast Cancer Awareness and Research and this years pageant hopes to raise even more. Upon completion of this years event the Miss NWFL Organization will be changing its official Charity to the USO and platform to Teen Bullying and Violence. The regional queens will spend their year touring the 18 counties of NWFL speaking to Middle School and High School students about the effects of bullying and violence in schools and they will be raising funds for the USO and other Military Service Projects throughout the region. They will begin their reigns bright and early Monday morning following the pageant with a press tour that kicks off on WMBB News 13 in Panama City and takes them to various news and radio stations in Pensacola on Tuesday and Tallahassee on Wednesday. The reigning Miss Northwest Florida Morgan Mount of Fountain has traveled not only to ALL 18 COUNTIES the NWFL region encompasses but she has been to Miami, North Alabama and even South Carolina representing the NWFL region. She has helped raise over $12,000 for various charitable alliances and she has logged countless hours visiting area festivals, chamber events, and more. Throughout her reign she has been able to meet several area and national celebrities which include, National Talk Radio Hosts, Rick & Bubba, Country Music Stars, Steel Magnolia, Shane Owens, Congressman Steve Southerland, Governor Charlie Crist, Miss Florida USA Megan Clementi, Nitro Circus Star Travis Pastrana and more. Please come out and support your local contenders for the crown!!! For more info, contact Executive Director, Jami Daniels at 334-300-1671 or visit missnorthwest florida.comLegal NoticeR U T H W A T T A W A Y C L E R K O F C I R C U I T C O U R T 2 0 8 5 9 C E N T R A L A V E N U E E A S T B L O U N T S T O W N F L O R I D A 3 2 4 2 4 N O T I C E O F A P P L I C A T I O N F O R T A X D E E D NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT Denzel Dockery is the holder of the following certificate has filed said certificate for a tax deed to be issued thereon.The certificate number and year of issuance, the description of the property, and the names in which it was assessed are as follows; CERTIFICATE NO.394, YEAR OF ISSUANCE 2003 DESCRIPTION OF PROPERTY Parcel # R-171N-10-0000-0004-0000 East 1/2 Northwest 1/4 of Northwest 1/4 of Section 17, Township 1 North, Range 10 West, Comprising a total to Twenty acres, more or less, situated in Calhoun County, Florida. NAME IN WHICH ASSESSED Russel Davey 5237 Topanga Canyon Blvd. Woodland Hills, CA 91364 Said property being in the County of CALHOUN, STATE OF FLORIDA.Unless such certificate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certificate shall be SOLD to the highest bidder at the Courthouse door on December 2, 2010 At 10:00 A.M.CST. By;Robie Bennett Deputy Clerk RUTH W.ATTAWAY Clerk of Circuit Court of Calhoun County, FloridaLegal NoticeR U T H W A T T A W A Y C L E R K O F C I R C U I T C O U R T 2 0 8 5 9 C E N T R A L A V E N U E E A S T B L O U N T S T O W N F L O R I D A 3 2 4 2 4 N O T I C E O F A P P L I C A T I O N F O R T A X D E E D NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT Denzel Dockery is the holder of the following certificate has filed said certificate for a tax deed to be issued thereon.The certificate number and year of issuance, the description of the property, and the names in which it was assessed are as follows; CERTIFICATE NO.533, YEAR OF ISSUANCE 2003 DESCRIPTION OF PROPERTY Parcel # 11-1N11-0560-0008-0200 LTS 2-3 IN BLK 8 OF The Lake Mckenzie Homes Subdivision NAME IN WHICH ASSESSED Garnet Laird 706 W.Washington St. Quince, Fl 32351 Said property being in the County of CALHOUN, STATE OF FLORIDA.Unless such certificate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certificate shall be SOLD to the highest bidder at the Courthouse door on December 2, 2010 At 10:00 A.M.CST. By;Robie Bennett Deputy Clerk RUTH W.ATTAWAY Clerk of Circuit Court of Calhoun County, FloridaLegal NoticeI N T H E C I R C U I T C O U R T F O R C A L H O U N C O U N T Y F L O R I D A P R O B A T E D I V I S I O N F i l e N o 2 0 1 0 4 7 P R In Re:Estate of: FREDERIC JESSE PETTY,a/k/a FRED J. PETTY, and a/k/a FRED PETTY, Deceased. N O T I C E T O C R E D I T O R S The administration of the Estate of Frederic Jesse Petty, a/k/a Fred J.Petty, and a/k/a Fred Petty, deceased, whose date of death was September 19, 2010, and whose Social Security Number is 34026-0468, is pending in the Circuit Court for Calhoun County, Florida, Probate Division, File Number 2010-47 PR, the address of which is 20859 Central Avenue East, Room 130, Blountstown, Florida 32424. The name and address of the personal representative and the personal representative’s attorney are set forth below. All creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedent’s estate on whom a copy of this notice has been served must file their claims with this Court WITHIN THE LATER OF THREE (3) MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR THIRTY (30) DAYS AFTER THE TIME OF SERVICE OF A COPY OF THIS NOTICE ON THEM. All other creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedent’s estate must file their claims with this Court WITHIN THREE (3) MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE. ALL CLAIMS NOT FILED WITHIN THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH IN SECTION 733.702 OF THE FLORIDA PROBATE CODE WILL BE FOREVER BARRED. NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME PERIOD SET FORTH ABOVE, ANY CLAIM FILED TWO (2) YEARS OR MORE AFTER THE DECEDENT’S DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED. The date of first publication of this notice is November 3, 2010. Personal Representative: s/James Edward Petty JAMES EDWARD PETTY 450 Newhaven Drive Suwanee, Georgia 30024 Attorney for Personal Representative: s/Frank E.Bondurant FRANK E.BONDURANT Florida Bar No:0520330 BONDURANT AND FUQUA, P.A. 4450 Lafayette Street Post Office Box 1508 Marianna, Florida 32447 (850) 526-2263Legal NoticeI N T H E C I R C U I T C O U R T O F T H E F O U R T E E N T H J U D I C I A L C I R C U I T I N A N D F O R C A L H O U N C O U N T Y F L O R I D A C I V I L A C T I O N C A S E N O : 0 7 2 0 1 0 C A 0 0 0 3 0 8 WELLS FARGO BANK, NA, Plaintiff, -vsGEORGE HAMMES, et al, Defendant(s) N O T I C E O F A C T I O N TO; GEORGE HAMMES LAST KNOWN ADDRESS: 17014 HARRY G.MCCLELLAN ROAD NW BLOUNTSTOWN, FL 32424 CURRENT ADDRESS:UNKNOWN ANY AND ALL UNKNOWN PARTIES CLAIMING BY, THROUGH UNDER, AND AGAINST THE HEREIN NAMED INDIVIDUAL DEFENDANT(S) WHO ARE NOT KNOWN TO BE DEAD OR ALIVE, WHETHER SAID UNKNOWN PARTIES MAY CLAIM AN INTEREST AS SPOUSE, HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES, OR OTHER CLAIMANTS LAST KNOWN ADDRESS:UNKNOWN CURRENT ADDRESS:UNKNOWN YOU ARE NOTIFIED that an action to foreclose a mortgage on the following property in CALHOUN County, Florida: COMMENCE AT A CONCRETE MONUMENT MARKING THE SOUTHWEST CORNER OF THE SOUTHEAST QUARTER OF THE NORTHWEST QUARTER OF SECTION 31, TOWNSHIP 1 NORTH RANGE 8 WEST, CALHOUN COUNTY FLORIDA AND RUN THENCE SOUTH 30 DEGREES 57 MINUTES 49 SECONDS EAST, A DISTANCE OF 188.93 FEET TO THE NORTHWESTERLY RIGHT OF WAY BOUNDARY OF STATE ROAD NO.20 (100 FOOT RIGHT OF WAY);THENCE NORTH 54 DEGREES 10 MINUTES 11 SECONDS EAST ALONG SAID NORTHWESTERLY RIGHT OF WAY BOUNDARY A DISTANCE OF 1403.96 FEET TO A POINT OF CURVE TO THE RIGHT; THENCE NORTHEASTERLY ALONG SAID NORTHWESTERLY RIGHT OF WAY BOUNDARY AND SAID CURVE WITH A RADIUS OF 5779.58 FEET THROUGH A CENTRAL ANGLE OF 06 DEGREES 23 MINUTES 37 SECONDS FOR AN ARC DISTANCE OF 644.95 FEET ( THE CHORD OF SAID ARC BEING NORTH 57 DEGREES 22 MINUTES 00 SECONDS EAST 644.61 FEET) TO THE WESTERLY MAINTAINED RIGHT OF WAY BOUNDARY OF HARRY G.MCCLELLAN ROAD; THENCE NORTH 00 DEGREES 26 MINUTES 36 SECONDS WEST ALONG SAID WESTERLY MAINTAINED RIGHT OF WAY BOUNDARY, A DISTANCE OF 1420.08 FEET TO AN IRON ROD (LS5024) AND THE POINT OF BEGINNING.FROM SAID POINT OF BEGINNING THENCE SOUTH 89 DEGREES 13 MINUTES 35 SECONDS WEST, A DISTANCE OF 317.93 FEET TO AN IRON RID (LS5024);THENCE NORTH 00 DEGREES 37 MINUTES 11 SECONDS WEST, A DISTANCE OF 210.00 FEET TO A CONCRETE MONUMENT ON THE NORTHERLY BOUNDARY OF THE NORTHWEST QUARTER OF THE NORTHEAST QUARTER OF SAID SECTION 31;THENCE NORTH 89 DEGREES 13 MINUTES 35 SECONDS EAST SAID NORTHERLY BOUNDARY A DISTANCE OF 318.58 FEET TO AN IRON ROD (LSS 4889) ON THE AFORESAID WESTERLY MAINTAINED RIGHT OF WAY BOUNDARY THENCE SOUTH 00 DEGREES 26 MINUTES 36 SECONDS EAST ALONG SAID WESTERLY MAINTAINED RIGHT OF WAY BOUNDARY, A DISTANCE OF 210.00 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING. has been filed against you and you are required to serve a copy of your written defenses within 30 days after the first publication, if any, on Florida Default Law Group, P.L., Plaintiff’s attorney, whose address is 9119 Corporate Lake Drive, Suite 300, Tampa, Florida 33634, and file the original with this Court either before service on Plaintiff’s attorney or immediately thereafter;otherwise a default will be entered against you for the relief demanded in the Complaint or petition. This notice shall be published each week for two consecutive weeks in The County Record. WITNESS my hand and the seal of this Court on this 26th day of October, 2010. RUTH W.ATTAWAY CLERK OF THE COURTThe County Record, NOVEMBER 10, 2010, P P a a g g e e 1 1 1 1 Start the new year with Digital TV**and leave your big cable bill behind. 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Pageant Young Miss Panhandle NWFL Annika Milligan, of Blountstown along with Miss Northwest Florida Morgan Mount, met Country Music sensation "Steel Magnolia" Thursday night at the National Peanut Festival. Steel Magnolia debuted last year when they were named the winners of CMT's hit series"Can you duet"The Miss Northwest Florida Organization held its annual "queens night" at the festival where several preliminary queens along with the regional titleholder miss northwest florida met at the Fairgrounds and enjoyed of night of fun, food, and music! Aside from being a little cold the night was well worth it for Morgan and Annika who got to meet one of their favorite Nashville duos. Above, the stars sign Annika's sash. Writer's Guild members attend Chipola exhibit; Darlene Earhart's work featuredThe Calhoun Liberty Writer's Guild took it on the road Sunday, Nov. 7 to support one of their own. Darlene Earhart, AmeriCorps*Vista of Altha Public Library and Guild member participated in the Artists Guild of Northwest Florida exhibition in the Chipola College Arts Center. This will be the third year in a row that Darlene was the only participant in the literary arts section. Guild members from Calhoun and Liberty counties attended to get a feel for the exhibit and plan to participate next year. Pictured at the event are Writer's Guild members (from left) Nancy Newsome, Carolyn Panek, Tasheeta Boyd, Darlene Earhart, and JK Newsome (not pictured Wendy Phillips). Deadline for News & Ads Monday at 12 NoonEmail


Monument to be dedicated in honor of Jerry SellersA memorial service will be held in honor of Major Jerry Alan Sellers, US Air Force of Altha, on November 11, at 3:00 PM in Altha, on the Town Hall grounds. Major Sellers died in the service of his country in South Vietnam on December 25, 1967. Major Sellers is interred in Fort Logan National Cemetery in Denver, CO. Major Sellers grew up in Altha, FL the only child of Emily Ellen Sellers.Major Sellers graduated from Altha High School, Class of 1952 and Florida State University Class of 1956 and the USAF ROTC with a commission of 2nd Lieutenant. He trained as a pilot and piloted many of the USAF aircraft during his twelve years of distinguished and decorated service. His widow and their children are expected to be in attendance. Following the memorial service a monument will be dedicated to the memory of Major Sellers which will stand on the grounds of the Altha Town Hall. In addition The Jerry Alan Sellers Memorial Scholarship will be dedicated. It will be awarded to an Altha High School graduate annually in perpetuity.BHS will honor local veterans with program at 1 p.m.This Thursday, November 11, Blountstown High School will be observing Veteran’s Day. To show our appreciation to all of the brave service men and women, there will be a Veteran’s Day Program in the high school auditorium at 1:00 p.m. central time. We ask that all local veterans and current service men and women please attend. Afterwards, Student Government will host a reception in honor of our veterans in the school library. Also, please try to make the time to walk around campus to view the classroom doors. In honor of Veteran’s Day, Student Government held a door decorating contest to show who could show the most patriotic spirit, and the winner was Ms. Todd’s first period class. Please join us this Thursday to properly honor our veterans and make this Veteran’s Day an unforgettable one.The County Record, NOVEMBER 10, 2010, P P a a g g e e 1 1 2 2Several Calhoun County structures—including many homes, some historic icons, and a brand new multi-million dollar school—are better protected from the threat of wildfire damage now thanks to the efforts of the Florida Division of Forestry. “It’s in the name of wildfire mitigation” said Division of Forestry spokesman and ‘Wildfire Mitigation Specialist’ Brian Goddin. “Our Division of Forestry firefighting rangers are extremely skilled in the dangerous task of putting out wildland fire when there is one, but by reducing some of the fine fuels in advance around sensitive structures—like peoples’ homes—it gives the homeowners a better defensible space in the unfortunate event that a wildfire were to threaten them.” The fuel reduction that’s going on in Calhoun County specifically consists of mechanical mowing of the natural woody fuels less than 6 inches in diameter within 100 feet of structures in 2 residential neighborhoods, at the brand new Blountstown High School, and the Panhandle Pioneer Settlement. The crew actually performing the work is TRB Enterprises out of Marianna. TRB was awarded the contract to complete several projects in the 7-county Chipola Forestry District (Walton, Gulf, Bay, Jackson, Holmes, Calhoun, and Washington Counties) that Goddin has compiled based on wildfire threat potential and input from each county’s rangers. “The rangers that fight the fires in the areas know their fuels and wildfire risks… and these guys at TRB Enterprises are professional and easy to work with and they are doing a super job of mulching the fuels... so, as you can see it’s somewhat of a group effort to get the jobs done I guess you could say!”, Goddin said. “I have several other projects lined up in Bay, Holmes, Washington, and Jackson Counties, too. The funding for these projects is provided by that American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA)—a.k.a. ‘stimulus money’ that President Obama recently mandated to ‘put Americans back to work’ and TRB is doing just that—working hard on helping us, the Division of Forestry, mitigate wildfire damage.” To report a suspicious fire, call 547-7083. For more information about Florida’s Division of Forestry, including recreational opportunities or wildfire information, visit the DOF website at Thanks to Division of Forestry mitigation...Calhoun County is better protected against wildfiresMitigation work at the Pioneer Settlement protects the historic structures from wildfire damage.Join Students Working Against Tobacco (SWAT), The Florida Department of Health (FLDOH) Communities Putting Prevention To Work (CPPW) and Florida’s Parks and Recreation in a state wide clean-up of tobacco litter within our parks on Saturday, Nov. 20, at 1 p.m. at Sam Atkins Park in Blountstown. Pickup tobacco litter with SWAT and other volunteers with CPPW. Take lots of pictures and weigh how much litter you collect. Report back your findings. For questions contact Pamela McDaniel 6745645, ext 236 or email at ate.fl.usCalhoun County SWAT to host tobacco litter cleanup BUSINESS DIRECTORY BUSINESS DIRECTORY BUSINESS DIRECTORY FOR SPECIAL RATES ON THESE SPACES CALL 674-5041 Heating, Air Conditioning & Insulation Serving This Area For 31 Years Full Time Office and Sales Department 20567 NW Depot Avenue BLOUNTSTOWN, FL W W W H H H A A A L L L E E E Y Y Y850-674-4777 Lic.#RM0044558Well Drilling Mike Purvis, Owner LICENSED DRILLERS SALES & REPAIRS 674-8942 CAPPS AND REFRIGERATION Sales and Service of All Types Heating & A/C Units, Ice Machines & Cold Storage HWY. 20 WEST -BLOUNTSTOWN, FLA............. 674-8538 George White, Owner/Operator CERTIFIED MECHANICAL CONTRACTOR CMC1249448 € #ER0002898 € #MV-21777 GOODMAN MANITOWOC Ice Machines HOSHIZAKI Ice Machines SERVING THIS AREA SINCE 1962 WHITE'S AIR CONDITIONING, INC "No Job Too Big or Small" CONCRETE WORK LANDSCAPING PRESSURE CLEANING CERAMIC TILE SEAMLESS GUTTERS PAINTING SCREEN ENCLOSURES 850-674-8092 Cell: 573-0616 Williams Home ImprovementsServing Calhoun County Since 1990 NO MONEY UP FRONT PAY UPON COMPLETION HONEST DEPENDABLE FREE ESTIMATES Res. 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Contractor Lic. #RR282811560 Roofing Contractor Lic. #29027247 ACME APPLIANCE REPAIR Reasonable Rates/Friendly Service Warranty Service On GE € Hotpoint € Fridgidaire € Whirlpool € Maytag 850-639-2225 Office 850-348-0351 Alltel Cell McPherson Pest Control Howard Boyd, Sales & Service 7979 Shady Grove Road, Grand Ridge, FL 32424 Cell: 850-447-1507 Home: 850-237-1338 Across from Wakulla Bank in Downtown Blountstown  674-1988 Open Monday Saturday 5 AM Noon Connie's Kitchen ACME APPLIANCE REPAIR Reasonable Rates/Friendly Service Warranty Service On GE € Hotpoint € Fridgidaire € Whirlpool € Maytag 850-639-2225 Office 850-348-0351 Alltel Cell Auto Sales, Inc. 19984 Central Ave. West, Blountstown, FL 850-237-2424 Cell 850-899-0979 Fax 850-237-2433 James and Sherry Grover Portable Buidings Carolina Carports Apalachicola River Lot in Liberty County G reat V ie w, Lan ds cape d Ex cellent Con d ition W ith 3 B e d roo m, 2 B ath M obile H o m e on 1.06 Acre s N e x t to Es ti ff anul g a B oat Lan d in g G reat G eta w ay Clo s e to T allaha ss ee $69,900 call 85 0 6 743002 P ro T ea m Realty G roup LLC M L S# 21 4 3 5 6 We’re Back! 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A A u u c c t t i i o o n n PUBLIC AUCTION Saturday, November 20, 2010 8:00 a.m.CT Hwy.231 N.Campbellton, FL (2) Local Farm Dispersal’s, (2) Estates, Bank Repos, W.Fla.Electric, Contractor, City, County, Plus Consignments Mason Auction & Sales LLC #AU642 850-263-0473 Office 850-258-7652 Chad 850-849-0792 Gerald www.masonauction.comB B o o a a t t & & M M o o t t o o r r 17 ft.Bass Tracker boat with 48 HP Evinrude motor.Has new tires on trailer, am/fm radio, running lights, Eagle Fish Finder, new steering cable, $2500 firm.Call 674-1262.C C a a r r s s & & T T r r u u c c k k s s 1989 Nissan, 4 dr., 1.6 liter car, 31.5 mpg on highway and long trips.Trustworthy cold a/c and very hot heat.Well maintained, $3,000.Must see to appreciate.Call 674-8523 after 5 p.m. 2001 Ford Explorer, 4.01, 85K miles, 4x4, has been rolled. $800.OBO.Call for ore information, 643-9890, please leave message if no answer. 1990 Ninety-eight Oldsmobile, one owner, 170,000 miles, well maintained, runs great, $1750 OBO.Call 573-1920.F F o o r r R R e e n n t t 2 bedroom trailers for rent. Garbage service, laundrymat available.Call 674-4011 after 5:00 p.m. 2 bedroom mobile homes for rent in Bristol, near Tolar School.Call 674-8317 or 6437569. Small 2 bedroom, 1 bath house, new laminate flooring, very nice house, no pets.1 mile north Hwy.69.$500 month/ $500 deposit.Call 674-5059 or 447-3331. RV trailers for rent.Furnished water, electricity, lawn service, garbage, mail service, and laundrymat service available. $85.00 $100.00 weekly. Couples or singles only.NO pets.Call 674-4011. Mobile home, 1 & 2 bedroom on John F.Bailey Road, SR 20 W, Blountstown.$100 to $145 weekly.Deposit required.All utilities included.NO PETS. Also RV for rent.Call 674-7616 or 850-214-6203, leave message and will return call. Closed Sunday’s & Monday’s. 2 bedroom mobile home in Blountstown, Sam Atkins Park area.No pets, no smoking. $385 month/ $300 deposit.Call 643-6373. Two bedroom, two bath mobile home for rent located six miles north of Blountstown on Hwy.69 North.Water, sewer, and grass mowing provided. Deposit required.No pets.Call 674-8888. Home for rent:Blountstown, Fl. 5br, 6bth, office, bonus room, screened pool.$1100.00 per month.1st and last month rent, security deposit and credit check required.Contact Ron Wood Town & Country Realty 850-899-0333.F F o o r r S S a a l l e e 200 amp power poles, used, three to choose from, $175 each.Call 762-8185. 3-piece leather sleeper sectional sofa, ivory, L-shape, approx.109”x 98”(it’s big), in very nice shape, integrated recliner.Need to sell! $200. OBO.237-1421. Bowflex Extreme, like new, barely used, all accessories, asking $495.Call 674-3312. Entertainment center, modern style, light wood w/color glass doors, well taken care of, fits in back of suv, $25.Call 7623881. Rough cut cedar for sale, call Bill at 276-9747. Horse cart, sturdy, handmade, does not get weathered, $350. Call 850-694-3032. White leather couch with recliners on both ends;dining room table with 3 chairs.Call 899-0802 for details. Nice electric lift recliner, $200; electric hospital bed, $200; wheelchair, $50;bronze sleigh bed frame, $100.Call 2371684. Two mortgage notes for sale $50,000 for both current value is $65,000 plus interest.One is paying 12% at $550.month and the other pays 8% at $600 month.These are net payments to the owner of the note. Occupants pay taxes and insurance yearly.Call 850-762-8185 or 850-447-2025.F F r r e e e e P P e e t t Long-haired miniature dachshund, free to a good home, female, between 6-9 months old, black & brown, house broken, great with kids, very lovable.Call 447-1531, ask for Lori.N N o o w w H H i i r r i i n n g g Hiring Locally This Week Liberty National Life Insurance Company Full Training Provided Potential of $60K+ Annually. 401K, BCBS Insurance & Pension for those who Qualify.Call 1-800-257-550to set up an interview.H H o o m m e e f f o o r r S S a a l l e e Nice starter home on Old Mill Road in Hosford.Recently remodeled inside and outside. 3 bedroom, 2 bath, front porch and back screened in patio room.Selling under the appraised value, asking $65,000.Call Loretta King at 850-570-0418 or 850-3798651.L L o o s s t t & & F F o o u u n n d d MISSING/LOST Danny the Donkey.Last seen on Hwy.12 North in Bristol.1 1/2 year old standard Jack, gray/brown. Granddaughters donkey.Call 643-7409.P P e e t t s s f f o o r r S S a a l l e e Approximate 2 and 1/2 foot ball python for sale.Makes a great pet with low maintenance. Asking $75 OBO.Comes with cage.Call 1-334-618-0274 or 674-8368 for more information. E-mail for picture. Full blooded Basset Hound Puppies, 2 male, 2 female left. Asking $250.00.For information call 850-447-0629.R R e e a a l l E E s s t t a a t t e e Waterfront property Dead Lakes, Cypress Point Subdivision, Lot #5, 1 acre. Subject to legally recorded restricted covenants.Call 850229-6284 before 10:15 ET or 850-866-8567.leave message. 24 lots left in subdivision in Altha for sale.Current appraisal of over 400K.Sacrifice for $180K.Call 850-762-8185. 1/2 acre to 1 acre lots for sale starting at $13,000.Possible owner financing.Close to town. Mobile homes allowed.Call 850-209-4500. 5 acres of land with a 1988 14 x 75 three bedroom, two bath mobile home with chain link fence.Located in south Washington county near Crystal Lake.$51,900.Call 850-381-3297.W W a a n n t t e e d d Wanted a rocking chair for church nursery.Call 762-3690.Y Y a a r r d d S S a a l l e e s s Huge multi family yard sale Thurs., Fri., & 25784 Alliance Altha.Follow signs.Jeans and clothes galore, sized 14-18 women’s, some men’s clothes, electric dryer, microwave, exercise equip, bikes, adult trike, tools, desk, sewing machines, wheelchair, kitchen stuff, books and much more.Cancel is rain. Call 557-3455 for more info. Cherie White is having a yard sale Saturday on the corner of Hwy.20 west and Charlie Wood Road in Blountstown at 8:00 a.m.TV, antiques, furniture, girl’s clothing, sizes 6-10, little girl shoes, curtains, ladies and men’s clothing, household items, toys, and much more. Cancel is rain.674-4640. Multifamily sale at 20610 NW Folsom (beside BHS) Sat.Nov. 13th 7:30 am.End tables, dining room chairs, child’s bike, kitchen ware, framed art, Christmas decor, clothes, books,and more.” Yard sale Saturday, 7:00 am until at 20263 SW Magnolia Ave.behind Burger King. Christmas decor, household items, infant to adult clothing, small Ninja Turtle color tv, cross bow workout machine, toys, something for everyone.Call 674-1331. Garage sale Saturday, 7 am until at 15652 South Main St., Blountstown.Furniture, tv’s, yard equipment, home decor, radios, much more.Call 6741861. Multi-family yard sale Fri.& Sat., 7 am until at the corner of Jeffrey St.and Bailey Ave in Blountstown.Furniture, linens, dishes, truck toolbox, electric organ, much more.The County Record, NOVEMBER 10, 2010, P P a a g g e e 1 1 3 3 One Year For Calhoun and Liberty County...$21 One Year Elsewhere...$26 NAME ADDRESS CITYSTATEZIP NUMBER OF YEARS AMOUNT ENCLOSED $ SEND ADDRESS AND PAYMENTTO THE COUNTY RECORD P.O. 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The County Record, NOVEMBER 10, 2010, Page 14 I grew up bussing tables at this restaurant. Last year, my wife, Brooke, and I bought it. We were working hard to build a business, then the spill hit. BP said they would try to make things right. But how was an energy company going to help our restaurant? Keeping Businesses Open We “gured they would tell us to take a number and wait in line. Instead, they asked us if we could serve food to the workers, engineers, scientists, and local residents they had hired to cleanup the spill. It kept us busy round the clock. And we werent the only ones. They hired a lot of local businesses and kept a lot of people working. They have kept businesses up and down the Gulf open and its still making a difference. Open for Business BP asked us to share our story with you to keep you informed. Our restaurants open six days a week. Customers are “lling our restaurant again and we think its a good time to come down to the Gulf Coast. And if we could make just one request, please think of us when planning your next vacation. Were still here and while its been tough, we are still cooking. And we are just one of the hundreds of great places ready to welcome you when you come down. So dont wait. Were looking forward to seeing you.Making This RightBeaches Claims CleanupEconomic InvestmentEnvironmental Restoration Health and Safety WildlifeNow Gulf seafood is coming back on the menu, so come on down, were open for business.ŽBryan Zar Co-owner, Restaurant des Familles Crown Point, LA For assistance, please call: To report impacted wildlife: (866) 557-1401To report oil on the shoreline: (866) 448-5816To make spill-related claims: (800) 440-0858” For information visit: 2010 BP, E&P

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