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County record (Blountstown, Fla.)
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WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 17, 2010 104th Year, No. 12 BLOUNTSTOWN, FLORIDA 32424 50 CENTS (Including Tax) ACCIDENTMan is burned in mishapB 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 r A Blountstown man is recovering after being burned in a mishap at a local auto repair shop last Tuesday. Matt Vincent, 20, was at Whit’s Auto Repair when the accident occurred. “We were going to cut the door open on a wrecked truck to get the seats out,” Vincent explains. “We had a torch and there was a little flame burning. They told me to grab some water. I grabbed a jug and tossed it at the flame and they shouted, ‘Gas!’ but it was too late.” Vincent sustained first and second degree burns on both arms, his stomach, chest and around his face. His father, Terry, was also at the shop and shouted, “Snatch his shirt off!” John John Cauley grabbed the shirt and put out the flames. “That and the grace of God saved him,” says Vincent’s mother, Marilyn. He was treated at the scene by EMS and went to his local doctor for further care. 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. 17...8PM... 2 2 . 6 6 ' Nov. 19...8PM... 2 2 . 1 1 1 1 ' Nov. 21...6AM... 3 3 . 8 8 'The County Record The County Record ONLINE EDITIONThe County RecordONLINEwww.thecountyrecord.netSEEAPHOTOYOULIKE?BUYITONLINE!CRIMEShots fired, schools locked downBY KELLI PEACOCK DUNN News EditorBlountstown schools were put on lockdown midday Friday after a suspect was accused of firing shots at his ex-girlfriend’s house, then speeding away. A two-county search ended in the arrests of Nicholas Norris Kerr, charged with possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, discharging a firearm in public, and possession of less than 20 grams of marijuana, and Edward Norris Young, 24, charged with possession of marijuana with intent to distribute. According to the Blountstown Police Department, Kerr allegedly exchanged words with his ex-girlfriend and her father at a Fern Street residence. The father told Kerr to leave and he reportedly left in a pink Lincoln, followed by his brother, Edward, who was driving a green Honda. The two men reportedly turned down a nearby street, exchanged vehicles, and Kerr is accused of taking off in the Honda and firing shots in the air at the intersection of Martin and Thomas. Kerr was located a short time later and told Major Rodney Smith there was a gun in the vehicle and gave consent to a search. A loaded .308 semi automatic rifle and .38 revolver were discovered. A glass jar of marijuana was also found. Liberty County authorities caught up with Edward on Smith Circle in Bristol. A plastic bag with approximately 125 grams of marijuana was recovered from the Lincoln he was driving.  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 wacky wednesday Large Cheese Pizza Additional Toppings Available $5.55 DINE IN OR CARRY OUT 19838 SR 20 West Blountstown, FL 674-3838 ALTHASALUTESLATEMAJORJERRYSELLERSWITHMEMORIALREMEMBERING A HERO The Town of Altha paid tribute to a true hero Thursday. U.S. Air Force Major Jerry Sellers was remembered with a ceremony and unveiling of a monument in his honor in front of Town Hall. Sellers literally laid down his life for our country on Christmas Day in 1967 while serving in Vietnam. His widow, Jane, and their three children, Jessica, Jeffery, andJenny, made a cross country trip for the ceremony that was organized by Jerry's former classmate in the Altha Class of 52, Jerry Brock, (shown at right). Altha Mayor Wes Johnston is shown above presenting Jane and the children with a flag in Jerry s honor. Turn to page 2 to see the memorial that was unveiled. P P L L A A N N N N E E D D P P O O W W E E R R O O U U T T A A G G E E I I N N C C L L A A R R K K S S V V I I L L L L E E , F F R R I I N N K K & & K K I I N N A A R R D D T T H H U U R R S S D D A A Y YG G u u l l f f C C o o a a s s t t E E l l e e c c t t r r i i c c C C o o o o p p e e r r a a t t i i v v e e w w i i l l l l c c o o m m p p l l e e t t e e a a l l i i n n e e c c o o n n v v e e r r s s i i o o n n o o n n T T h h u u r r s s d d a a y y , N N o o v v . 1 1 8 8 , i i n n t t h h e e C C l l a a r r k k s s v v ii l l l l e e , F F r r i i n n k k a a n n d d K K i i n n a a r r d d a a r r e e a a s s . I I n n o o r r d d e e r r t t o o c c o o m m p p l l e e t t e e t t h h i i s s j j o o b b , i i t t w w i i l l l l b b e e n n e e c c e e s s s s a a r r y y t t o o h h a a v v e e a a p p l l a a n n n n e e d d p p o o w w e e r r o o u u t t a a g g e e , l l a a s s t t i i n n g g f f r r o o m m o o n n e e t t o o s s i i x x h h o o u u r r s s , b b e e g g i i n n n n i i n n g g a a t t a a p p p p r r o o x x i i m m a a t t e e l l y y 8 8 a a . m m . G G C C E E C C a a p p o o l l o o g g i i e e s s f f o o r r t t hh e e i i n n c c o o n n v v e e n n i i e e n n c c e e . TRIBUTE TO FALLEN SHERIFFFALLENSHERIFFREMEMBEREDSheriff Robert J. Flanders, murdered in office, is honored by Sheriff David TatumBY KELLI PEACOCK DUNN News EditorCalhoun County Sheriff David Tatum honored a man Friday who walked in his same shoes 78 years ago and wound up sacrificing his life. Robert Jordan Flanders became sheriff in 1930 following the murder of Sheriff C.D. Clark in the middle of downtown Blountstown. Two years later, Sheriff Flanders was elected to the office. On Dec. 13, just weeks before being sworn in to begin his four-year term, Sheriff Flanders was gunned down by J.P Chance, a farmer who sharecropped land with him just south of Ten Mile Creek near Shelton’s crossroads. Sheriff Flanders and his wife, Lillah Pierce Flanders, had seven children, C.A. Flanders, Audrey Flanders Durham, Ruby Flanders Morris, Artie Leonard, Eldridge Thompson, and Evelyn and Ethel who died in infancy. Lillah passed away and Sheriff Flanders wedThe late Sheriff Robert J. FlandersSee S S H H E E R R I I F F F F page 4 K KE E R R R R Y YO O U U N N G G


The County Record, NOVEMBER 17, 2010, Page 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 . 8 8 : : Dallas Hogans, conspiracy to commit insurance fraud over $20,000, principle to forgery N N o o v v . 9 9 : : Corisha Burkes, aggravated assault with a deadly weapon; Rickie Kincer, suspended sentence violation; Cathy Mazerac, warrant/worthless check N N o o v v . 1 1 1 1 : : Clarissa Pouncy, failure to appear; Devante Deveaux, failure to appear; Kevin M.Hill, domestic battery N N o o v v . 1 1 2 2 : : Nicholas Kerr, possession of firearm by convicted felon, discharge of firearm in public, poss. of l/t 20 grams marijuana N N o o v v . 1 1 3 3 : : James Brackins, domestic battery by strangulation; Adrian Zimmerman, DWLSR, DUI N N o o v v . 1 1 4 4 : : Cynthia Burkes, suspended sentence violation 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 N No o v v . 6 6 : : Amanda McClendon, housing for CCSO N N o o v v . 8 8 : : Nancy Elizabeth Fox, interfering with child custody N N o o v v . 9 9 : : Michael Leon Weathers, VOP; Curtisha Burkes, housing for CCSO N N o o v v . 1 1 1 1 : : Betty Mae Tyre, DWLSR with knowledge; Clarissa Pouncy, hold for CCSO N N o o v v . 1 1 2 2 : : James Michael Dawsey, burglary of unoccupied structure; Christopher Allen Melton, burglary of unoccupied structure; Ronnie Allen Davis, Jr., burglary of unoccupied structure; Edward Norris Young, poss. of marijuana with intent to distribute N N o o v v . 1 1 5 5 : : Tommy Carpenter, holding for courtT 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 . Free feast offered at Bristol Civic Ctr.Alone? No Thanksgiving meal this year? Enjoy a traditional Thanksgiving dinner at a “Pre-Thanksgiving Feast” sponsored by the Calhoun/ Liberty Community in partnership with the Calhoun/Liberty Ministry Center. This FREE feast will be served Wednesday, Nov. 24, from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Veteran’s Memorial Civic Center on Hwy. 12 South in Bristol. The menu includes turkey, ham, dressing, gravy, green beans and potatoes, sweet potato casserole, macaroni and cheese, cranberry sauce, desert, roll and a drink. Plates will be eat in or take out. Walk-ins welcome or to sign up for a meal or meal delivery please send an email to or have someone send one for you. Meal at St. Paul AME on SaturdaySt. Paul A.M.E. Women's Missionary Society will be preparing a Thanksgiving meal on November 20th, starting at 1:00 p.m. We invite the elderly, families of the sick, shut-ins and the needy in the community to come out and enjoy a home cooked meal. Remember that God's word says, "Oh, taste and see that the Lord is good". St. Paul A.M.E. Church is located at on SE River St., Blountstown and Rev. Calvin Griffin, Sr. is the pastor.Hillcrest Baptist to host Sunday dinnerSunday, November 21, Hillcrest Baptist Church will be hosting their annual Community Thanksgiving Dinner. We would like to invite everyone to join us for our Sunday School at 10:00 a.m. followed by our Morning Worship Service at 11:00 a.m. The dinner will immediately follow the a.m. service. We look forward to celebrating God's blessings with you. We are located on CR 274 five miles west of Shelton's Corner. See you on Sunday!Christian Home to serve meal Nov. 24Pastor Ron Burger and the congregation of Christian Home Free Will Baptist Church wish to invite you to our annual Community Thanksgiving Dinner on Wednesday, November 24th, from 5:30 to 7:00 p.m. (CT). We are located at 19244 NE State Road 69, 2 miles north of State Road 71, Blountstown. If possible, RSVP 6745194 and leave message. We look forward to serving you! EVERYONE INVITED!Meal to be served at Frink BaptistFrink Baptist Church will have a thanksgiving fellowship on Sunday, November 21, following the morning worship service.Bring a salad or desert and join the fellowship activities. For more information, call Dan Thomas, pastor, at 674-3324.Accapella singing at Red Oak ChurchDo 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.Free Thanksgiving meals offered at churches and community center Church News Deadline Monday at Noon Attendourclass/supportgroup:QuitSmoking NOW...Acurriculumdevelopedbyex-smokersfor thosewhowant tobecomeex-smokersthemselves ... MeetingonceweeklyforfiveweeksatW.T.NealCivicCenter BeginningMonday,November22,2010 from4p.m.-5p.m.CTNocosttoattend! Individualcounselingalsoavailable byappointmentfreeofchargeFREENRTavailableforclassparticipants! TransportationAvailable,callfordetailsForPre-RegistrationCall: WandaArmstrongat850-674-5411ext.240or BrigitttaNuccioat850-482-6500Calhoun LibertyHospital20370NEBurnsAve.Blountstown,FL VETERANS DAY EVENTS The Sellers family looks on as the Major Jerry Sellers monument is unveiled at Altha Town Hall. American Legion Post 272 Ladies Auxiliary members visited with veterans at Parthenon.Five charged in burglary of Liberty County landfill DAVISDAWSEY MELTONBY KELLI PEACOCK DUNN News Editor Four men and a teenage girl have been arrested in connection with a landfill burglary in Bristol. Arrested were James Michael Dawsey, 18, Louis Cameron Rogers, 18, Christopher Allen Melton, 19, and Ronnie Allen Davis, Jr., 19, along with the girl unidentified due to her age. All were charged with burglary of an unoccupied structure. Rogers was also charged with grand theft. Liberty County authorities say the teenage girl told the four guys about a safe in the office at the Liberty County landfill. The five of them are accused of burglarizing the office on Sept. 28, taking over $1100 in cash and checks. Evidence at the scene and a tip on a vehicle possibly used in the crime led investigators to the group. After questioning, four confessed with Rogers being the only one denying involvement. Chamber of Commerce hosting Business Bounce Thursday nightThe Calhoun County Chamber of Commerce is hosting a “Holiday Business Bounce” Thursday, Nov. 18, from 5 to 7 p.m. featuring discounts, sales, and much more! Bounce to: Blountstown Drugs, Big Bend Bait & Tackle, Polywogs to Bullfrogs, The Diamond Corner, and Main Street Station Restaurant.


The County Record, NOVEMBER 17, 2010, P P a a g g e e 3 3B 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 r Downtown is turning around in Blountstown! Two years after having an artist create a rendering of what the downtown district could look like with some minor cosmetic improvements, Blountstown Main Street members decided it was time to take the bull by the horns and put the plans in place. With the economy in a downward spiral, businesses simply didn’t have the money to make some of the improvements, so Main Street members voted to use funds raised for a “Paint the Town” project. Building owners signed contracts agreeing to maintain the colors, Main Street picked up the tab for the supplies and labor, then the paint hit the walls! After the new splash of color downtown, it was time for some additional touches. Awnings were an obvious choice. Main Street has had an awning grant program in place for two years, but only a couple businesses initially took part. After the paint project, the business owners were excited about making even more improvements so several signed up for an awning. Through the awning grant program, Main Street paid 40 percent of the awning cost up to $1000. It’s amazing how much difference a fresh coat of paint and a beautiful awning can make! Blountstown Main Street salutes all the businesses who have joined the effort to turn downtown around.Blountstown Main Street revitalization efforts"Paint the Town" project, awning grants help turn downtown around southiecollection94948$6999585Ž sofareg.$799.9577Ž console loveseatreg.$779.95$34995chaise rocker reclinerreg.$399.95 up to$100ea.$67995 p reTHANKSGIVINGSALE GoingonthroughNovember24,2010detailscollection99330354Žx54Žx36Žcountertable,4counterchairs&2counterchairsfree5pc$858 883423 $200 free2sidechairs withpurchaseofthis5-pcdinette 52xOpticalZOOM 15xOpticalZOOM dual view slim style108667 108665 108666 5xopticalzoom108664digital camcorder$35995digital camera$35995 $13995digitalslim camera$35995dualview digital cameragreatgiftideas...santaapproved! $20 reg.159.95 microstereocdplayer/AM/FM digitaltunerwithiPoddock, clock/waketimer100413$9995 modelsmayvaryperstore.whilesupplieslast. OurBadcock accountsure comesinhandy, especially now. Likeuson,W.S.BadcockCorp.Anyitemnotstockedinaparticularstoremaybeorderedonrequestfromourwarehouses.Someimagesmaynotexactl yrepresentproductsold.Some p withoutnoticeandsomeproductavailabilitiesarelimitedduetomanufacturersinabilitytoguaranteepricesandquantities.Wearenotresponsib leforprinwww.badcock.com20291CentralAve.WEBlountstown850-674-4359 kids reclinersyourchoice105648/108750/108749$9995ea.whilesupplieslast polywogs bullfrogs to Become A Fan on Facebook € 674-FROG (3764) 20452 Central Ave. W, Blountstown, FL € Across from Superior Bank BOUNCE ON IN FOR SAVINGS Thursday, Nov. 18th € 5 to 7 P.M. Buy 1 Get 1 for 1/2 Off STOREWIDE GIVE A -W A Y S EVER Y 30 MINUTES FREE REFRES H MENTS CALEB SETH MARTIN PopPop and Granny are happy to announce the birth of their 12th grandchild Caleb Seth born to Michael and Joanna (Yoder) Martin in Haiti. Caleb was born August 3, 2010, weighing 7 pounds, 6 ounces. He was welcomed home by his two brothers, Josiah and Nicholas, and his whole extended family. BRAG SHOP Happy Birthday, Braeden and Saxon! Braeden Smith turned five years old on Aug. 5 and her little brother, Saxon, turned 2 on Aug. 20. They celebrated with a pool party at their home attended by many family members and friends. Braeden and Saxon are the children of Robbie and Lena Smith of Altha. Their grandparents are Dennis and Peggy Cobb of Altha and Lavaughn and the late J.B. Smith of Clarksville. Their great-grandmother is Frances Cobb of Marianna. Braeden enjoys attending kindergarten at Altha School and playing with her Barbies. Saxon enjoys wrestling and playing outside with his sister. 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 tThe November Calhoun-Liberty Writer's Guild Meeting will be held a week earlier than usual at 1 pm on Saturday, Nov. 20th, at the Calhoun County Public Library. We're still working on past projects, like the Story~with~Recipe, and if anyone still has a poem to read. New project suggestions are always welcome. The Writer’s Guild is open to anyone who loves to write. Come and meet others who enjoy this craft and get inspired! For more, call J.K. Newsome at 814-8819.Calhoun-Liberty Writer's Guild to meet on Saturday at library


The County Record, NOVEMBER 17, 2010, P P a a g g e e 4 4 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 Ch r i st m a s Op e n H ous e I n a sso cia t i on w i t h t h e Ch a m be r o f C o mm e r ce’ s Bus i n e ss Boun ce Th urs d a y, N o v e m be r 18 t h f ro m 5 -7 P M  Door P r ize s  Ex tr a D i s c ounts  Ref r e s hm e nts  F r ee Gif t Wi t h P ur c h a s eThe GFWC Blountstown Woman's Club met at the W.T. Neal Civic Center on October 21. Jessie Mae Price, President, opened the business and 'brown bag' luncheon gathering. Frances Price led the invocation and gave the devotional. The 'brown bagger' lunch commenced with Hostesses for the day, Frances Price and Connie Williford, providing assorted goodies. Decor was Autumn with its reds, browns, and oranges. Frances made a fabulous coconut cake in honor of Jessie Mae's coming birthday. Assorted nuts and pumpkin pudding with whipped cream rounded out the noon fare, along with iced tea and coffee. J.P Dunbar was winner for the door prize, monies of which go toward community service projects. Jessie Mae donated an antique, homemade tablecloth, over 150 year old, with much history, to the Pioneer Settlement. This rare piece of linen will be perfect for historical display.See WOMAN'S CLUB page 12Panhandle Pioneer Settlement hosts Craft Fair with 30 vendors Sheriff tribute cont'd Mellie Sewell. They had two children together, Robert J. Flanders, Jr. and Roberta Flanders Slay. Decades after his death, several of Sheriff Flanders’ survivors were on hand at a luncheon Friday hosted by Sheriff Tatum and sponsored by Williams Communications. The site was just three quarters of a mile from where Sheriff Flanders was killed. Family members were touched as Sheriff Tatum presented them with a book in honor of Sheriff Flanders. Williams Communications, who recently installed a new digital radio system at the Sheriff’s Office, presented a plaque for the radio room, dedicated to Sheriff Flanders.ABOVE: Sheriff Tatum addresses the crowd at the luncheon. BELOW: Sheriff Tatum expresses his appreciation to a Williams Communications representative.


We are celebrating a great year at the CalhounLiberty Ministry Center and a huge part of our success has been the support we’ve received from you – our community. So, a huge part of our celebration is saying, THANK YOU! Thank you to everyone who has given of your time, your resources, your financial support and your prayers to help this dream become a reality. While we are celebrating the success of the past 12 months, our story actually begins about 2 years ago when a group of local pastors began meeting together to pray for each other, for their congregations and for our community. Out of these monthly meetings they began to recognize needs in our community and realized that if they pooled their efforts, resources and influence they might be able to help alleviate these needs for others. As they talked and prayed about these needs and the possibilities for how to meet them the vision for a community ministry center was born and began to grow. On November 17, 2009 the Calhoun-Liberty Ministry Center opened with the mission of meeting those needs. Your support of The Ministry Center Store has not only provided the funding (through sales) to cover all the operating expenses for the center itself, but has also funded the distribution of 75,000 pounds of food – that is more than a semitruck load of food to those in need. In addition, the partners and volunteers of the Ministry Center have helped to improve the lives of over 2,200 families. While those numbers are staggering, the exciting thing is that the needs of individuals are met individually and with dignity. We are so pleased with what has been done in this last year to serve our communities, but we believe there is more we can do. We have a dream to see the Ministry Center provide personal counseling for those who need the wisdom and guidance of a Godly counselor. We hope to make financial counseling available in the near future, part of which would include budgeting workshops so that folks can learn a better way to handle the resources they have. We are also working toward opening a free clinic, where local health care professionals will give their time and skill to serve those in need. We want to go beyond providing for immediate needs and helping those in crisis, we hope to help people learn life skills that will help keep them from crisis. These dreams are big and to some may seem overwhelming or even impossible. So, how are these dreams possible? How did the prayer of a few pastors a couple of years ago become a Ministry Center that is helping people all over Calhoun and Liberty Counties? How can we dream about reaching and doing more? Because together we can do what we could never do alone. Because generosity inspires generosity. Because we can’t outgive God. Right now about a dozen local churches financially support the efforts of the Ministry Center each month. In addition to local contributions we have partnered with other organizations like Community Action, Catholic Charities, Second Harvest of Big Bend, Senior Citizens, and Department of Children and Families. And countless volunteers give of their time, their resources, their skills and energies to help others they may never meet. Again, we want to say a huge thank you to those of you who’ve given so much over the past 12 months to help turn the burden of a few pastors into the burden of a community. A ministry becomes a movement when people set aside their own personal preferences and comforts and choose to live and give beyond themselves. When we stop drawing lines and highlighting differences andThe County Record, NOVEMBER 17, 2010, P P a a g g e e 5 5 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 Thank you to the churches, individuals, businesses and organizations who have so generously supported the Calhoun-Liberty Ministry Center this past year.Over 2200 families served and 75,000 pounds of food distributedMinistry Center marks 1st anniversary Volunteer Adrienne Wood sorts through donations. A shopper checks out some great deals on clothing items. Student volunteers enjoying last Monday night's volunteer appreciation banquet.See MINISTRY page 12


The County Record, NOVEMBER 17, 2010, P P a a g g e e 6 6 EnergyForLife FloridaPublicUtilitiesrecently“ledforaproposedratedecrease withtheFloridaPublicServiceCommission(FPSC).Subjecttothe FPSCsapproval,residentialpowerratesforourcustomerswillbe lowereverymonthbeginningJanuary2011.Residentialcustomers usinglessthan1,000kWhamonthwillexperiencea3.14% decreaseandthoseusinganadditional1,000kWhpermonth willexperiencea2.89%decrease. Wearecontinuingtoworkwithourpowersuppliertolower purchasepowercosts.Wealsoofferconservationrebates, programsandtipstohelpcustomerslikeyousave. AtFloridaPublicUtilities,webelievepayinglessisagreatway togiveyoumoreEnergyforLife. CalltodayforaFREEenergysurveyandtolearn moreaboutenergyconservation. (850)526-6800(JacksonCounty)or (850)674-4748(Libertyand CalhounCounties)Weare workinghard toloweryour electricbill. 20454 NE Finlay Avenue  (850)674-2221 Ext. 100 We Accept Walk-Ins and Call-Ins When Possible Iqbal A. Faruqui, MD Board Certified Internal Medicine Arlena C. Falcon, ARNP Dorcas Goodman, ARNP WE ARE ACCEPTING NEW PATIENTS We are PPO providers for BCBS, United Healthcare, & Cigna Also Accept Vista, Healthease, Medicare, Medicaid N o w acceptin g V I S A & M A STER CA RD OFFICE HOURS; Mon. Fri., 8 a.m. 12:30 p.m.; 2 p.m. 5 p.m. Our Services Include: Non-Complicated Pediatric Care, Comprehensive Adult, & Elderly Care Women’s Healthcare including Family Planning Free Mammograms & Female exam for Eligible persons Physicals, Sports, School, pre-employment, & DOT Blood work, EKG, PFT, Allergy & B-12 injections. Cancer & Diabetes Screenings Call us today to get your appointment scheduled ACROSS FROM THE HOSPITAL Evaluations at First Baptist Church Sat., Nov. 27 -9 am to 11 am Thurs., Dec. 2 -4 pm to 6 pm Sat., Dec. 4 -9 am to 11 am Thurs., Dec. 9 -4 pm to 6 pm  Coaches’ Meeting Dec. 9 -6 pm to 7 pm  $45 Per Child for basketball or cheerleading  Shorts or turtlenecks optional  Skills Camp at First Baptist: Tues., Dec. 15 and Thurs., Dec. 16 --5 pm to 6 pm  First game of six-week season Sat.., Jan. 15  Awards Celebration, Sat. Feb. 19 Please stop by First Baptist Mon-Fri between 8 am and 3:30 pm Call 674-5923 for more information or Marshall at 899-5491 Minnie Lee’s Restaurant Hwy. 20 West, Blountstown, FL  674-4323 Home Cookin’ the Way It Should Be New Reduced Lunch Prices Monday Thursday....$6.95 + tax Friday & Sunday....$8.00 + taxThe Christmas season is kicking off in Calhoun County with a variety of activities the whole family is sure to enjoy. Here is a lineup of all weekend events: MILK AND COOKIES WITH SANTA – Join Santa Claus for milk and cookies Thursday, Dec. 2nd at 4 p.m. at the M & B Train Depot Museum. Kids will be able to enjoy free cookies with Santa as they share their wish list. Photos will be available. DOWNTOWN TREE LIGHTING is set for 5:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 3, at Magnolia Square. Christmas carols will be heard from miles around as the City of Blountstown lights the gigantic tree on the square. City Hall – 850/674-5488. MOVIE ON THE SQUARE, a free event sponsored by Blountstown Main Street, will follow the tree lighting on Friday night at Magnolia Square. The new version of the old classic “A Christmas Carol” will be presented on the big screen. The movie is free, along with popcorn and kool-aid. Other refreshments will be available for a small fee. Bring your blankets and lawn chairs and join the fun at Magnolia Square tomorrow night! Kelli Peacock Dunn – 850/643-7788, JINGLE BELL RUN Bells ringing, people laughing, and lots of fun are just some of the reasons that you need to register for the 2nd Annual Jingle Bell Run/Walk on Friday, December 3 at 7p.m. The race will begin downtown at Magnolia Square. The cost of the 5k is $16 and $12 for the 1 Mile Fun Run. The entry fee includes a long-sleeve tshirt and jingle bells. Preregistration is strongly encouraged to ensure that you receive a t-shirt and jingle bells prior to the race. Proceeds will go to Fellowship of Christian Athletes and the National Junior Honor Society at Blountstown Middle School. Registration forms and money are due by November 20, 2010 to guarantee a t-shirt by the event. Registration forms are available at Blountstown Middle School or on the BMS website. Contact Marie Castaneda at 674-8234 or 643-7453 if you have any questions. RIVER VALLEY MARKETPLACE Sponsored the first Saturday of every month by Blountstown Main Street, the market is open from 8 a.m. to noon in the greenspace next to Wakulla Bank. The market features homegrown produce, handmade arts & crafts, and homemade baked goods. Kelli Peacock – 850/643-7788, CHRISTMAS ON THE SQUARE FESTIVAL Just down the block from the River Valley Marketplace will be Christmas on the Square. Held at Magnolia Square, the local Eastern Star will be hosting the festival from 9 a.m. until after the Christmas parade on Saturday. The event will feature all sorts of food, arts, crafts, and items perfect for your holiday gift giving. Barbara Ellison – 850/762-4081. CHRISTMAS PARADES Altha parade at 1 p.m. and the second in Blountstown at 5 p.m. The theme this year is “Rock & Roll Christmas”. Line up for the Altha parade will be behind Altha Public School. Entries MUST be in place absolutely no later than 12:30 P .M. Line up for the Blountstown parade will be at Blountstown High School. If you would like for your entry to be judged, line up at 3:30 P .M. behind the BHS Field House in the stadium parking area. Judging will begin at 4:00 P .M. and the winners will be presented ribbons at 4:30 P.M. Nonjudged entries should line up at 4:00 P .M. Attendants will direct participants to correct locations. 850/6744519 or CHRISTMAS CELEBRATION AT THE PANHANDLE PIONEER SETTLEMENT is set to follow the Blountstown parade and last until 9 p.m. The event will feature tours of the cabins, a variety of treats, hayrides, storytelling, a puppet show, marshmallow roast, and carols. 850/674-2777 or celebration December 2-4From a tree lighting to parade, tis the season in Calhoun County Main Street's Christmas Tour of Homes set for Friday, Dec. 10th Blountstown Main Street will host the 5th Annual Christmas Tour of Homes on Friday, Dec. 10, from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. CT. This year’s Tour of Homes features four of the most stunning homes in Calhoun County. The first stop on the tour is Calhoun-Liberty Hospital where the lobby will be filled with a variety of holiday treats. Tickets can be purchased for $10 each for adults, $5 for students, and pre-schoolers will be free. A map to the homes will be provided. After picking up your tickets, tour the houses at your own pace and in any order. Homes on the tour include the residence of Dr. Todd and Christal McClellan located on Roy Golden Road; the home of Jay and Aileen Hatch on Sherry Avenue; the home of Ray and Allyson Howell on Dr. M.W. Eldridge Road off Hwy. 69-A; and the home of Kevin and Shalene Grover on Hwy. 69-A. Please join us for this fifth annual holiday tradition of meeting, greeting, and eating! All proceeds will go to Blountstown Main Street to benefit downtown revitalization projects.The home of Dr. Todd and Christal McClellan is among those featured on this year's tour. Their beautiful southern house looks as though it were plucked off the streets of Savannah or Charleston. All were spellbound at the ARTS event with Suella McMillan's (shown at left) presentation Love, Art, & War. Her works of art were each so very different telling their own storys that reflected how she felt while her husband, Philip,was away serving in Iraq. Each composition held powerful emotion and the dimensional qualities made the show deep and personal. Her collection brought a special meaning to Veterans Day weekend. We appreciate all who helped make this another great evening and thanks for supporting THE ARTS! ARTSERIESMcClellan Home


The County Record, NOVEMBER 17, 2010, P P a a g g e e 7 7 December Skip-A-Pay Is Here! Need a little extra cash for Christmas? If you have an auto loan, recreational vehicle loan, or personal loan with us, then you may want to take advantage or our December Skip-A-Pay promotion. For a small processing fee, you can defer your December loan payment and pocket the extra cash. For more details, call 674-4527 or 643-5751, go to the website go to your local credit union office, or you can clip out the coupon below and submit to one of our offices. Calhoun Liberty Employees Credit Union Skip A Loan Payment Y ES I would like to Skip A Loan Payment in: December 2010 I understand that this coupon may be used for Auto Loans, Recreational Vehicle Loans and Personal Loans at the cost of $45.00 per loan. Member Name: Account Number: Loan Number(s): Daytime Phone Number: ( ) Is the Payment Automatically Deducted? Yes No Transfer $45.00 Fee From: Share Account Share Draft Account Free Enclosed (Check, Money Order or Cash) All requests to skip payment must be approved by the loan department. By signing this card you agre e to amend the terms of your original agreement and to repay the entire unpaid balance and accrued interest. To be eligible for this special offer; all Credit Union accounts must be in good standing To skip your December loan payment, please respond by December 1, 2010. Borrower Signature Date Complete and return this card to Calhoun Liberty ECU or FAX to (850)674-8933. C O U P ON C A R D Chamber of Commerce Business Bounce Thursday, November 18th 5-7PM Bro w nin g J ac k e t s $99.99 an d o t her g rea t sa v in g s s t ore w i d e Bi g Ben d Bai t & T ac k l e 18290 Main St. N Blountstown, FL 850-674-5115 The Diamond Corner Fine Jewelry Gifts Custom Framing Jewelry Repairs Bibles 20634 Central Ave. E, Blountstown, Florida 850-674-8801 Thursday, November 18 Take Part in the Chamber of Commerce's Business Bounce from 5-7 PM, Thurs., Nov. 18th Great Christmas Savings STOREWIDE Watches Pandora Vera Bradley Even Bigger Savings from 5-7 PM Across from Wakulla Bank in Downtown Blountstown  674-1988 Parking in Rear Lunch Buffet Tea Included Plus Tax NEW $6.95 10:30 AM 1:30 PM Mon-Fri Sat. 5 AM 2 PM (Breakfast Only) Come See Us! Congratulations to the Liberty County Youth Football Champs!Pee Wee BulldogsThe Liberty County Pee Wees defeated Chattahoochee, 12-6, in the Super Bowl Saturday. Congratulations to these Bulldogs on their title!Teeny Mite BulldogsThe Liberty County Teeny Mites shutout Chattahoochee, 12-0, in the Super Bowl Saturday for the title. Congrats to these young Dawgs!PHOTOS BY KATHY S. JOHNSONWant to win a turkey or two for Thankgiving? The Big River Longbeards Chapter of the National Wild Turkey Federation (a non-profit organization) is hosting a Turkey Shoot on Saturday, November 20, located at River Hill just outside the city limits west of Bristol. Fees will be $3 per shot at a target. Feel free to bring your own gun. Activities will begin at 10 am EDT and end at 1 pm EDT. Last year the community helped us donate 14 turkeys to needy families in Calhoun and Liberty Counties. Please help us donate even more this year. Please contact Justin Ford at (850)814-3907 or Raymond Russell at (850)447-1800 for further information. 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!Longbeards to sponsor turkey shoot in BristolScotts Ferry turkey shoot and pancakesBHRC Run For Your Life' 5K and Fun Run winners Ashley Merritt was the overall female winner.Blountstown Health & Rehab hosted the “Run For Your Life” on Saturday, Oct. 30. Winners were as follows: 5K Overall Male Eric Mayes 17:22 Overall Female Ashley Merritt 24:14 Male 10-14 1. Alex Wroblewski 21:35 2. Hunter Price 26:46 3. William Price 27:30 3. Johnny Sewell 31:06 Female 10-14 1. Madison Peddie 27:50 2. Olivia Black 45:11 3. Shae Hall 53:24 3. Hannah Plazarin 53:24 Male 15-19 1. Alfonso Hernandez 21:18 2. Josh Williams 23:44 3. Aaron Black 45:08 Female 15-19 1. Jordan Griffin 28:53 Female 25-29 1. Erica Davis 39:39 2. Amanda Eikland 48:36See RUN RESULTS page 12


Veteran’s Day Program Veteran’s Day was honored at BHS last Thursday with a very special assembly. The student body gathered in the auditorium where they heard and witnessed an amazing tribute to our Veterans. SGA President, Eric Jones, opened the ceremony, welcoming the students and visitors and introduced the Presentation of the Flags by the FFA. Alex Wroblewski, FCA Captain, gave the Invocation, which included a heartfelt thank you to the veterans and Mrs. Taylor, SGA sponsor, lead the National Anthem. Next, the students and guests watched an extraordinary patriotic video created by a former BHS student, Tabinda Syed, which was followed by an incredibly personal speech given by 12th grader Montoya Garrett telling the story of her father serving in Iraq. This was certainly exceptional because her father, CW3 Chief Warrant Officer, Teddy Garrett, was seated in the audience. Trent Smith, Vice President of SGA, honored and highlighted our own veterans and family members who were in the auditorium. This incredible recognition truly gave this assembly a very personal touch and a renewed appreciation towards those who served and who where family members of veterans! The BHS Male Chorus performed under the direction of Mrs. Edewaard and seniors Kristen Peacock and Hayley Sumner sang “Impossible Dream” as Cherie Baggett accompanied on the piano. On this Veteran’s Day, the message was indeed a sincere thank you to all the Veterans for their service to our country. School Wide Spelling Bee Friday, November 12th, BHS held the annual Spelling Bee in the Media Center. The winners are: 9th grade, Jackie Dudley, 10th grade, Karah Beaver, Veteran's Day Program B.E.S. 4th graders presented a program honoring Veterans on Veteran's Day, Nov 11. They shared what Veteran's Day is all about and sang a variety of songs honoring all Veterans, including those who attended the program. The audience then viewed a slide-show presentation. B.E.S. salutes our Veterans!!! Flag Retirement Ceremony On Nov. 11, following the Veteran's Day Program, B.E.S. 5th graders retired the old B.E.S. flag. The B.E.S. Safety Patrol Team led the ceremony and after the old flag was retired, they put up the new flag that will now fly over B.E.S. for the next year. Family Reading and Science Night BES held their annual Family Reading & Science night on November 1. Parents and students enjoyed a night full of science experiments. Students enjoyed getting to do many hands on activities and learned a lot about science! Thanks to all of the parents, students, and teachers that participated.The County Record, NOVEMBER 17, 2010, P P a a g g e e 8 8 NOTICE TAX IMPACT OF VALUE ADJUSTMENT BOARD Come Join Us For Thanksgiving Dinner at the Wildcat Den in Altha November 25th, 2010 We will be open from 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM Eat In or Carry Out C all 76 2 -849 5 Thank You & Happy Holidays 800.247.8420 BlountstownHigh School NewsFFA members present the flags during the Veterans Day program at BHS.Tigers salute veterans; school spelling bee winners named BlountstownElementary School News BES honors veterans; Family Reading & Science Night held See BHS NEWS page 9 Altha School NewsAltha Night Thursday at Beef O'Brady's; jazz show plannedAltha Night at Beef ‘O’Brady’s to benefit Basketball Team Thursday, November 18, from 6-9 P .M. is “Altha Night” at Beef O'Brady's in Marianna. The Altha Boy's Basketball Team will receive 10% of the sales receipts. Come out and support our athletics and enjoy some great food. Make sure that you ask your server where you need to turn in your receipt after paying for your meal. We hope to have a great turnout like we did for the Altha Volleyball Team on their “Altha Night”. “We Haz Jazz” By: Brittney Pate On Thursday, November 18, there will be a performance in the Altha School Gym by the 4th and 5th graders accompanied by the High School Chorus group. It will be performed at 9:30 a.m. and is called “We Haz Jazz”. The Chorus group will be singing a song called “Blue Skies”, along with this performance. We invite everyone to come and enjoy the wonderful world of Jazz Music! Calendar November 18th – 4th/5th Grade Musical at 9:30 am; Thanksgiving Lunch in the Lunchroom November 19th – Varsity Basketball Tournament at Poplar Springs at 5 pm November 22nd – 26th – Fall / Thanksgiving BreakLt. Col. Hassig speaks to students on Veterans DayVeteran's Day at the Calhoun County CARE Program was honored by guest speaker, Lieutenant Colonel Danny Hassig. Not only does Mr. Hassig serve our country in the Army Reserves, he also serves our community as School Board member district 5. During his presentation he defined and explained about the core values of the Army and how students can apply those values in their lives. The core values of loyalty, respect, responsibility, honor, integrity and courage can help students be successful. He encouraged the students to fulfill their obligations and never quit. He gave a slide show presentation of his days while serving in the Middle East. The students were given an opportunity to ask questions and talk one on one with Mr. Hassig about their own goals and plans for their future. The students, faculty, staff and administration appreciated Mr. Hassig for coming and sharing.


Lt. Col. Rushing speaks at Carr veteran programIn observance of Veterans Day, Carr School was proud to welcome retired U.S. Army Lt. Col. Tammy Rushing of the Broad Branch community to speak to grades 5-8. Lt. Col. Rushing served almost 21 years in the military and was stationed in many places in the United States and several different countries. She gave a slide presentation, talked about her experiences, and allowed time for questions from the students. We thank Lt. Col. Rushing and the other men and women who have served our country.Blountstown 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 brand-new stat provides the ultimate climax to the triumphant OKLAHOMA. OKLAHOMA! will be presented on Thursday, Dec. 2, 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! 11th grade, Samantha Morris, and 12th grade, Matt McGraw. These winners will participate in the county wide Spelling Bee next month, December 2nd. Good Luck! Calendar of Events Wednesday, Nov. 17th, FCA Huddle @ 7:30 a.m., Boys Basketball Tip-Off Classic @ Sneads Thursday, Nov. 18th, Girls Basketball at Liberty County @ 4:30; Boys Basketball Tip-Off Classic @ Sneads Friday, Nov. 19th, VICA Cookout; Senior Trip payment of $75 Monday, Nov. 22nd, Fall Break begins; Girls Basketball at Home against Wewa @ 4:00 Friday, Nov. 26th, Girls Basketball Turkey Shoot Out at WakullaThe County Record, NOVEMBER 17, 2010, P P a a g g e e 9 9 Start the new year with Digital TV**and leave your big cable bill behind. 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Great work, boys and girls! PANTHER PULSE from Hosford School FOURTH GRADE TAKES A FIELD TRIP TO THE TALLAHASSEE DEMOCRAT: To go along with our story Coyote School News, by Joan Sandin, fourth graders went on a field trip to the Tallahassee Democrat. We left Hosford at 9:00, on Friday, November 5th. It was an educational tour of the building and its normal operating procedures. They showed us all about how to make a newspaper, just like we are making a newsletter for our school. It takes a lot of hard work, and a lot of people working together each day to make the paper. COUNTRY LUNCH SERVED DAILY, 10:30 A.M. UNTIL 2:30 P.M. Hwy. 20, Bristol  643-2264 RESTAURANT The DINE IN with tea & salad . . . . . TO GO drink not included . . . . with salad . . . . . . . . . . $ 7 99 $ 7 99 $ 8 99 + Tax + Tax + Tax 12” Chocolate Chip Cookie Plain $12.50  with nuts or decorated $15 WHOLE CAKES & PIES AVAILABLE Oklahoma! Blountstown Middle School presents Thursday, December 2nd 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!BHS News cont'd Bryce Davis and Emily Childress play the flirting couple, Will and Ado Annie. 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 ! Boys and girls--1st grade through 6th--are invited to sign up for another wonderful season of Upward Basketball and Cheerleading! Cost is $45 for either sport. First signup and evaluation is Saturday, Nov. 27 from 9am to 11 am at First Baptist Blountstown. Come learn some game skills and meet new friends and find out why "Every Child is a Winner!" Call the church office for more information, 6745923.Upward Basketball, cheerleader registration begins on Saturday


CHESTER B. CLOUD, JR. Chester B. Cloud, Jr., 69, of Grand Ridge, FL, passed away Sunday, November 14, 2010, in Tallahassee. Chester was born in Blountstown and graduated from Greenwood High School. He was a member of Shady Grove Pentecostal Holiness Church and a member of American Legion Post #241 in Sneads. He was retired from the U. S. Air Force and was a POW during the Vietnam conflict. He was preceded in death by his parents, Chester, Sr. and Sallie (Pelt) Cloud, and a daughter, Sirena Lynn Burch. He is survived by his wife, Frances, of Grand Ridge; daughter, Jackie Issaac, of Dayton, Ohio; sons, Patrick Cloud and his wife, Tammy, of Dayton, Ohio, Bruce Burch and his wife, Gay, of Grand Ridge and Chris Burch and his wife, Beverly, also of Grand Ridge; grandchildren, Kristen, Ryan, Haley, Hannah, Alex, Sydney, Jordan, Alston, Casey, and Courtney; his mother-inlaw, Minnie Bell Walden, of Grand Ridge; aunts, Doris Cloud and Willie Clyde Cloud, of Avon Park, Florida. Funeral services will be held at 1:00 p.m. today, Wednesday, November 17, in Adams Funeral Home Chapel with Reverend Gary Cook and Reverend Jim Gosnell officiating. Interment will follow in Nettle Ridge Cemetery with full military honors. Adams Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements (ph. 674-5449 or online at JEANETTE LEE REGISTER GOODMAN Mrs. Jeanette Lee Register Goodman, 70, of Bristol, FL, passed away Monday, November 8, 2010, in Bristol. Jeanette was born on November 3, 1940, in Bartow, FL, and had lived in Bristol for the past three months, coming from Bartow. She was a retired factory worker building all kinds of gauges. She was of the Protestant faith. Survivors include three daughters, Joann Latalla and her husband, John, of Bristol, Vickie Adams of Frostfroof, FL, and Jeani Griffin and her husband, Paul, of Bristol; nine grandchildren and several greatgrandchildren. Funeral services were held Thursday, November 11, at 3:00 pm (EST) at Peavy Funeral Home Chapel. Memorialization will be by cremation. All arrangements are under the direction of Marlon Peavy at Peavy Funeral Home in Blountstown (ph. 6742266). MARILYN G. LEONARD Mrs. Marilyn Greene Leonard, of Columbus, MS, died November 3, 2010, in Tupelo, MS, at North Mississippi Medical Center. Marilyn was born in Gulfport, MS, August 12, 1951, to the late Mr. and Mrs. James Robert and Mary Alice Morgan Greene. Marilyn grew up in Little Rock, AR, and later graduated from the University of Arkansas in Little Rock. She then earned a Masters Degree in Speech Pathology from Mississippi University for Women in Columbus, MS. While she was earning her higher degree, Marilyn met and married Mark Hampton Leonard, with whom she would spend the final 32 years of her life. For more than 30 years, Marilyn served in the Columbus and Lowndes County school systems as a speech pathologist. During the final year of her life, she worked in the Pickens County, AL, school system. She was a member of First United Methodist Church. Marilyn is survived by her husband, Mark; her children, Charlsie Leonard, Will Leonard, Wade and Ginny Leonard, and her grandson, Mark L. Leonard, all of Columbus. She also leaves behind her old brother, Terry Greene (Sally), of Little Rock, AR.; her uncle, Mr. William Greene (Ann), of Starkville, MS; and her aunt, Mrs. Charlsie Bixler, of Sturgis, MS. Funeral services were held Saturday, November 6, at 11:00 a.m. at First United Methodist Church in Columbus, with Rev. Anne Russell Bradley and Rev. Tony Proctor officiating. Interment followed in Sturgis, MS, at Morgan Chapel Cemetery, with Rev. Ron McDougald officiating. The duties of pallbearers were served by Judge David Wilson of Louisville, MS, Senator Terry Brown, Mr. Jim Nowicki, and Mr. Fred Hayslett, all of Columbus, Mr. Ronnie Montford of Tallahassee, FL, Mr. Scott Greene of Little Rock, AR, and Mr. Chuck Morgan and Mr. Ed Morgan, both of Atlanta, GA. Memorials in Marilyn's name may be made to First United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 32, Columbus, MS 39702 or to the American Cancer Society, 1380 Livingston Lane, Jackson, MS 39213. JAMAREY PENNYWELL Mr. Jamarey Pennywell, affectionately called Peanut, of Blountstown, Florida, entered into eternal rest on Friday, November 12th, at Bay Medical Center in Panama City. He was 30 years old. He was of the Baptist faith and a member of St. Mary Missionary Baptist Church in Blountstown. Peanut was educated in the public schools of Calhoun County, where he graduated from Blountstown High School. He worked as a CNA. Peanut leaves a lifetime of love and precious memories with his wife, Lisa Pennywell, of Blountstown; two daughters, Ausheanna Pennywell and Zephanie Pennywell, both of Blountstown; his parents, Gwen and Otis Pennywell, Sr., of Blountstown; three brothers, Antwann Chambers and wife, AckShun, Kaloski Chambers and wife, Ayesha, and Otis Pennywell, Jr., all of Blountstown; one sister, Darcia Simmons, of Blountstown; and a host of aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and dear friends. Final rites will be held Saturday, November 20, at 1p.m. at St. Mary Missionary Baptist Church in Blountstown with Dr. C.L. Wilson, Min. Warren Mosley, Min. James Hogans and Rev. Baker officiating. Interment will follow in the Russell Family Cemetery in Blountstown with arrangements entrusted to the caring staff of Peoples Funeral Home of Marianna. The family will receive friends on Friday, November 19th, at Peoples Funeral Home Chapel in Marianna from 5 7 p.m. Peanut will lie-in-repose at the church on Saturday two hours prior to service time. RANDALL MOODY SUMNER Randall Moody Sumner, 51, of Tallahassee, passed from this life Friday, November 12, 2010, in Tallahassee. Randall was born August 7, 1959, in Quincy, Florida. His family moved to Tallahassee when he was two, where he lived most of his life. He was a graduate of Rickards High School and went on to complete a certification for civil drafting in Auto-Cad at Lively Vocational School. He worked for the Department of Environmental Protection as an Engineering Technician and recently owned his own trenching company. He enjoyed hunting and fishing and loved sharing the outdoors with his family. He was always willing to lend a helping hand to anyone who needed it. He is survived by his loving wife, Lori; daughter, Amy; and son, Justin, whom he cherished and was so proud of; his father, Carl Sumner, and his longtime friend, Sheila Zapp; two brothers, Terry and his wife, Nancy, and Mark; one sister, Monty McCullough and husband, Howard; nieces, Kate Jones and Emily Sumner; nephews, Brian, Jeremy, and Ian McCullough, and Kyle Sumner; great nieces and nephews, Christy, Cayden, and Cameron; and numerous aunts, uncles, cousins, and other extended family. He was preceded in death by his mother, Betty Joan Moody Sumner. Services were held at 2:00 PM ET Monday, November 15, from the Adams Funeral Home Chapel in Bristol. Interment followed in the Lake Mystic Cemetery in Bristol. Adams Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements (ph. 6435410 or online at HAZEL MAGDELINE COLEY WILLIAMS Mrs. Hazel Magdeline Coley Williams, 89, of Sink Creek, FL, passed away on Sunday, November 14, 2010. She was born on September 30, 1921 and was an avid seamstress. Mrs. Williams was preceded in death by her husband, Wilbur Williams, one son, Eugene Williams, and one daughter, Verna Lou Mathis. She is survived by three sons, Edward Williams and wife, Janet, of Altha, FL, Carl Williams and wife, Violet, also of Altha, and Tommy Williams and Bonnie of Sink Creek.; and one daughter-in-law, Judy Williams. Mrs. Williams also leaves to cherish her memory 17 grandchildren, 34 great-grandchildren and six great-great grandchildren. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 A.M. today, Wednesday, November 17, at the Altha Church of God with Reverend Allan Nichols officiating. Interment will follow in Sims Cemetery near Marianna. Brock’s Home Town Funeral Home of Callaway was in charge of the arrangements (ph. 850874-0818).The County Record, NOVEMBER 17, 2010, P P a a g g e e 1 1 0 0 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 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 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 Parthenon of Blountstown Team Player of the Month Patricia Hires Congratulations! Parthenon H ealth c are of Blountstown named Patr i c i a H i res as October Team Player of the Month. Since October 1995,Hires has worked as a C.N.A, and was recently promoted a C.N.A Coordinator. Her job duties includes providing residents with routine daily nursing care and services, to serve as a role model and resource person to new and existing C.N.A.s. When asked how her work experience has been, Patricia said, Good, the best thing she likes about her job is being with the residentsŽ. OBITUARIES The “30 Days of Amazing Children: Explore Adoption!” initiative presenting children in foster care who dream of being adopted by forever families has been unveiled by Florida Department of Children and Families Secretary George Sheldon and Florida’s Chief Child Advocate Jim Kallinger in honor of National Adoption Month. While private forms of adoption can cost upwards of $30,000, adopting one of Florida's children in foster care costs little or nothing. The benefits include a monthly adoption subsidy for the family, health benefits for the child, and free college tuition at a Florida public university, community college or vocational school. The federal adoption tax credit recently was raised to $13,170 per child and is refundable, meaning eligible taxpayers can receive it regardless of whether or not they owe taxes for that year. For more information, please visit www.adopt adopting child in foster care


The County Record, NOVEMBER 17, 2010, P P a a g g e e 1 1 1 1 17415 Main St. N., Blountstown, FL 850-237-1500 FREE APPETIZER WITH MEAL Thursday, Nov. 18th We look forward to serving you from 5-7 PM during the Chamber of Commerce's Business Bounce Thursday, November 18th.Legal 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 2 P R In Re:Estate of: CHARLES RALPH SHELTON, Deceased. A M E N D E D N O T I C E T O C R E D I T O R S The administration of the Estate of Charles Ralph Shelton, deceased, whose date of death was August 4, 2010, and whose Social Security Number is 265-027442, is pending in the Circuit Court for Calhoun County, Florida, Probate Division, File Number 2010-42 PR, the address of which is Ruth Attaway, Calhoun County Clerk of Court, Attention:Probate Division, 20859 S.E.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 amended 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 AMENDED NOTICE OR THIRTY (30) DAYS AFTER THE TIME OF SERVICE OF A COPY OF THIS AMENDED 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 AMENDED 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 amended notice is November 17, 2010. Personal Representative: Judy Chason Shelton 25301 NW White Pond Circle Altha, Florida 32421 Attorney for Personal Representative: s/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 NoticeN O T I C E O F P U B L I C T E S T O F V O T E T A B U L A T I N G E Q U I P M E N T The Canvassing Board for the City of Blountstown will convene at the office of the Calhoun County Supervisor of Elections, 20859 Central Avenue East, Room G-10, Blountstown, Florida, at 2:00 p.m.on November 23, 2010.The Canvassing Board is convening for the testing of ballot tabulating equipment to be used for the December 7, 2010, Runoff Election.The board may also discuss other matters relating to the December 7, 2010, Runoff Election. In accordance with the Sunshine Law of Florida, this meeting will be open to the public. WINSTON DEASON, MAYOR CITY OF BLOUNTSTOWN NOTE:Section 286.0105, Florida Statutes, states that if a person decides to appeal any decision by a board, agency, or commission with respect to any matter considered at a meeting or hearing, he or she will need a record of the proceedings, and that, for such purpose, he or she may need to ensure that a verbatim record of the proceedings is made, which record includes the testimony and evidence upon which the appeal is to be based.Legal NoticeO R D I N A N C E 2 0 1 0 3 An Ordinance adopting a budget for the Town of Altha, Florida, for the fiscal y ear 2010-2011, commencing October 1, 2010 and expiring September 30, 2011. Be it ordained by the council of the Town of Altha, Florida: Copy available at Altha Town Hall.Legal NoticeTHE TOWN OF ALTHA WILL HOLD A SPECIAL BUDGET MEETING ON NOVEMBER 22, 2010 AT 6:00 P.M.Legal NoticeP U B L I C A U C T I O N Paul’s Wrecker Service will hold a public auction on November 29, 2010 at 10:00 a.m.(C.T.). 1993 Cadillac Eldorado Vin# 1G6EL12B9PU605187 White in Color Auction will be held at Paul’s Wrecker Service, 19844 S.W.South Street, Suite A, Blountstown, Florida. Paul’s Wrecker Service reserves the right to reject any and all bids.PH:850-674TOWS (8697)Legal NoticeN O T I C E O F P U B L I C H E A R I N G O F I N T E N T T O A D O P T R E S O L U T I O N T O C L O S E A P O R T I O N O F M U S G R O V E R O A D NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Board of County Commissioners in and for Calhoun County, Florida, will consider the adoption of a resolution to abandon/close a portion of that certain county road known as Musgrove Road, in Calhoun County, Florida, described as follows: THAT PORTION OF MUSGROVE ROAD LYING BETWEEN BODIFORD-OGLESBY ROAD AND BUDDY JOHNSON ROAD. Any person wishing to be heard on this issue should be present at the following meeting.The passage of the proposed Resolution to abandon/close a portion of Musgrove Road will be considered at the regular meeting of the Calhoun County Board of County Commissioners at 5:00 P.M., C.S.T., on Tuesday, December 21, 2010, at the Calhoun County Courthouse, Blountstown, Florida. A copy of the proposed Resolution can be inspected by the public at the County Commissioners’Office in the Calhoun County Courthouse. WITNESS my Hand and Official Seal, this the 2nd day of November, 2010. RUTH W.ATTAWAY, Clerk LEGAL NOTICESDeadline Monday Noon Please Email Your Ads to news@thecountyrecord.netno faxes pleaselook for common ground. And that is what we’ve witnessed through the efforts of this ministry. We are often asked, “How can I help? How can I be involved?” If you’ve been asking those same questions here are some ways you may get involved in what God is doing in our communities: Make a cash donation. (all donations are taxdeductible) Donate grocery items (lists of needed items are available and canned items can be dropped off at the Ministry Center, Ramsey’s Piggly Wiggly or area churches.) Donate gently used items of clothing, furniture, household items, and appliances. Volunteer your time to help sort and distribute donations. Pray for each person who will be served by the Calhoun-Liberty Ministry Center. Ministry Center continued It takes numerous volunteers to keep the Ministry Center running. The folks who help behind the scenes were honored last Monday at a volunteer appreciation dinner. Anyone can shop at the Ministry Center. Stop by the thrift store located on Hwy. 20 West in Blountstown, near Trammell Bridge. For more info, call 674-1818. BLOUNTSTOWNDRUGSDONATES$1000 TOCALHOUNCO. TAKESTOCKPROGRAMBarbara Hathaway, local Take Stock in Children Facilitator, is pictured above thanking Jon and Johanna Plummer of Blountstown Drugs for their $1,000 donation to Calhoun County Take Stock in Children Scholarship Fund. Donations from community members fund college scholarships for local at-risk students. Take Stock in Children depends solely on the support of community members and businesses. To help fund a scholarship, contact Barbara Hathaway at 674-5927.Letter to the Editor: Reference: Clerk of Court Attaway's letter to the editor Please accept my most profound apology from the inference you drew from my letter to the editor concerning Amendment #4. There was no intent on my part that included anything in reference to your office. My remarks concerning Statute 125.66 was directed at the County Commission of your county. I am sorry that you believed that it was a remark toward your office. Your office is simply the office of the Clerk of The Court. It has no policy making responsibilities. The Clerks office is exactly that. It keeps records, it maintains Court dockets, and serves the County Commission in numerous ways. Statute 125.66 is a function of the County Commission, not the Clerk of the Court. The vehicle used to deliver letters to private property owners is a function of the Clerk's Office by direction from the County Commissioners as well stated in the statute itself. Again, let me apologize for any confusion. Personally, I find your office very efficient. Ray Barnes God Bless America LETTER TO THE EDITORBarnes extends apology to Clerk of Court for misunderstanding in letterDear Editor, The Panhandle Pioneer Settlement had their first Arts and Crafts Fair Saturday, November 13th. The Panhandle Pioneer Settlement would like to thank the venders for the variety and quality of crafts, as well as the shoppers. The Calhoun County Heritage book is now available at the Settlement. Direct shipping is available for Christmas gifts or you can pick one up at the Settlement store, open Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, and Saturday 10am – 2pm. The Settlement is looking for the person that donated the wonderful antique side saddle. Please call 850-674-2777 if you have any information. Thank you, Linda Smith LETTERHeritage Books at Settlement


The Panhandle Pioneer Settlement held their first annual Craft Fair Saturday, November 13 at the Settlement. We had 30 vendors with unique one of a kind crafts from stain glass, hand made knives, hand carved jewelry, pottery, and so much more. Donuts and coffee were served for breakfast, and the concession stand was open with delicious hamburgers and hotdogs for lunch. This was a wonderful event to benefit the Settlement. If you would like to participate in the next upcoming Craft Fair please call the office for more information. 850-674-2777 or email @ info@ppmuseum.orgDorothy Ayers, Program Chairman, introduced Barbara K. Hathaway, Calhoun County Program Coordinator, for the local in-school student mentoring program, TAKE STOCK IN YOUTH. A one-of-a-kind program of scholarships, mentors, and hope for low income youth, this guidance begins in the 9th grade. Promising youth and their parent sign a contract of commitment for monitoring and mentoring until graduation. This ultimate to-college plan is working, has been effective, and currently, there are ten scholarships in place. Donations for funding the program are matching, and following, this is an excellent resource for individuals and service organizations in the community who wish to help and assist in an effective way. Nothing seems to rewarding and vital as our future generation being assisted toward college, becoming skilled in a profession, and ultimately becoming resourceful adults in the community. All attending the meeting enjoyed Barbara's sharing of information. She was an effective and very informative speaker who knew her subject well. On Oct. 16, a Fall Workshop was held in Wewahitchka. Jessie Mae Price, President; Peck Eldridge, Arts & Crafts; and Connie Williford, Secretary, represented the chapter at this informative meeting. This gathering of the eight District 11 counties was high energy and mini-workshops presented vital and worthwhile subjects. Effective public speaking, how to delegate effectively, leadership, goalsetting, conflict resolution were but a few of the themes presented. Those in attendance were enthusiastic and ready to get started on new directions in community service.The County Record, NOVEMBER 17, 2010, P P a a g g e e 1 1 2 2 Community & Public Notification Required by Florida Statute 775 JACKSON FARM NO W O PE N UP I CK T OMA T OES PEPPERS Bring Your Own Bucket Shady Grove Road, Grand Ridge O pen 7 Days A W eek  C all 592-5579 Bring Your O wn Bucket BPD promotes healthy lifestyle at "Walk Your Child to School Day"On November 9, the Blountstown Police Department, in conjunction with the Florida Department of Transportation, hosted a "Walk Your Child To School Day" at Blountstown Elementary School. A total of 486 students participated in the event. The purpose of this event was to combat obesity and promote better health with parental involvement. Each child received a backpack and a water bottle for participating. Office Tanner would like to thank the parents and grandparents for making this event a huge success. Above, students and parents are shown waiting in line to receive their backpacks and water bottles. At left, School Resource Office Warren Tanner is pictured with Reagan and Brody Hall when they received their backpack and water bottle. Male 25-29 1. Max McMillian 21:45 Male 30-34 1. John Tipton 32:16 Female 30-34 1. Cissy Barfield 30:36 2. Amanda Dehn 32:19 3. Kari Smith 48:37 Male 35-39 1. Brian Skrabal 27:28 Female 35-39 1. Hilary Peddie 28:57 2. Allison Howell 29:51 3. Sybil Plazarin 29:54 Male 40-44 1. Phillip Griffin 23:06 2. Reggie Sewell 25:20 3. Grant Williams 26:14 Female 40-44 1. Diane Wroblewski 28:34 2. Dana Burns 33:15 3. Melissa Chamberlin 41:27 Male 45-49 1. Carl Bennett 19:38 2. Mark McCarra 20:07 Male 50-54 1. Hugh Black 45:54 Female 50-54 1. Sue Price 31:03 2. Beckie Black 45:53 Male 55-59 1. Billy Jones 21:30 2. Glenn Kimbrel 32:52 3. Edward Russell 50:52 Female 55-59 1. Ruth Ann Eberly 25:37 Male 65-69 1. John Shuler 45:52 1 Mile Fun Run Results Male 10-12 1. Tristen Wood 6:11 2. Joshua Owens 7:05 Female 10-12 1. Caroline Howell 10:38 2. Grayson Burns 12:31 Male 13 and Over 1. Jarett Benett 6:42 Female 13 and Over 1. Savanah Owens 9:50 Blountstown Health and Rehab would like to thank all the sponsors, runners, volunteers and spectators who participated in the 5 K/ 1 Mile Fun Run. We look forward to seeing you again next year.Run Results continued One Mile Fun Run winners included (from left) Caroline Howell, Tristen Wood, Joshua Owens, Jarett Bennett, Savanah Owens, and Grayson Burns. Panhandle Pioneer Settlement hosts Craft Fair with 30 vendors Woman's Club continued


The Blountstown Tigers completed a very successful regular season Friday night at Bowles Field with a 28-14 victory over Baker. With the thrilling victory over Liberty County last week still dancing in their heads and the first round matchup with Northview Bratt looming next week, many were afraid the Tigers wouldn’t be able to concentrate on Baker. It wasn’t their best performance, but the Tigers put enough points on the scoreboard and stiffened on defense when needed to secure the win. Now the Tigers can concentrate totally on the Northview Bratt Chiefs who also completed at 9-1 season last week. Northview’s only lost came midway their schedule to Freeport, 27-13, who will host Liberty County Friday night. Northview defeated Vernon two weeks ago, 4719, to clinch their district runners-up spot in the playoffs. They beat Baker 39-36 during the season. “We will have to play our best game of the year to beat them,” coach Jordan stated this week. “They’ve averaged 36 points a game against district opponents. They’re big on the line, have a dual threat quarterback and some good runningbacks. They don’t give up much on defense. We will have to eliminate penalties and turnovers, tackle well and score every chance we get,” Jordan noted. The Tigers fell behind early to Baker, 6-0, after a 28 yard sweep play reached the endzone. That sweep play with the quarterback following some big, pulling linemen, picked up big chunks of yardage for Baker. After a short kickoff, Marquel Thomas broke free for 38 yards and Jawon Mosley found an opening and raced 16 yards for a touchdown. Two plays and Marquel Comer’s PAT and the Tigers were ahead 7-6. On Baker’s next possession, Dowling Lee and Jawon Mosley sacked the quarterback and forced a fumble that was recovered by Frankie Murrell at the Baker 5. On third down, quarterback Charles Buggs, Jr. passed to Hunter Jordan crossing in the endzone for a touchdown. Comer’s kick gave the Tigers a 14-6 lead. In the second period, Paul Mosley’s punt return to the Baker 33 set up the Tigers’ next score. On first down, Brandon Smith found daylight, turned on the jets, and raced to the endzone. Comer’s PAT moved the Tigers ahead, 21-6. Paul Mosley’s twelfth interception of the season ended Baker’s next scoring threat. Baker failed to score early in the third period after reaching the Tiger 13. On their second possession, Anthony Williams came up with a fumble recovery for the Tigers. After reaching the Baker 36, Buggs found Paul Mosley behind the secondary for a touchdown. Comer’s kick pushed the Tigers ahead, 28-6. Baker scored on their next series with a 41 yard pass play. A two-point pass made the score 28-14. Baker rushed for 122 yards and passed for 145, but had trouble in the red zone against the Tiger defense. Dowling Lee and Alexander Garrett led the Tigers with 8 tackles each. Cory McClellan had 7 tackles followed by Paul and Jawon Mosley with 6 each. Frankie Murrell had 5 tackle. Buggs had 4 tackles and intercepted a Baker pass in the endzone to stop a Baker scoring threat. Marquel Thomas led the Tigers with 63 yards on 3 carries followed by Jawon Mosley with 53 on 10 carries and Brandon Smith with 35 on 7 carries. Kickoff for the playoff game with Northview Bratt Friday night at Bowles Field will be 7:30 CT. This Tiger team has had an outstanding season and needs your support Friday.The County Record, NOVEMBER 17, 2010, P P a a g g e e 1 1 3 3 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. Weight $20 E a Turkeys Must Be Reserved by Monday, November 22nd C a ll G a rr y F u t c h 85 0 2 7 2 -6 2 33 The BHS Tigers defeated Baker 28-14 to move to 9-1 on the year. The win gave our seniors a much deserved win on senior night. Baker played a very tough and physical game for 48 minutes. The Tigers trailed 6-0 early then ran off 28 unanswered points. The Tigers lead 21-6 at half, then scored to make it 28-6. Baker scored late to make the final score 2814. I would like to take a moment to wish Coach Kellogg from Baker a happy retirement. Anyone that makes it 36 years in this business deserves a happy ending. Coach Kellogg is a class act and we wish him nothing but the best. The Tigers will be at home against a 9-1 Northview team in the first round of the playoffs. Northview lost to Freeport in Freeport earlier in the year and never looked back. They are averaging 36 points a game and giving up 14 per game in their 8 district games. They are the most complete team we will have faced this year. They have a dual threat at QB that runs and passes equally well. They have very good running backs and a big and physical offensive line. Defensively, the last few games they have given up 0,0, and 7 points. They run a 3-4 scheme and have quality players at every position. Northview is a team we played home and home in 07 and 08. We lost at their place in 07 and won at home in 08. We will have to play our best game of the year on both sides of the ball to have a chance to win. We have to eliminate penalties that are drive killers. Most of all what we need are the stands to be full this week. There was standing room only at Liberty two weeks ago. We need to pack Bowles Field for the firsr round of the STATE PLAYOFFS!! Come show your support for these Tigers as we try to advance in the playoffs. Kickoff will be at 7:30 local time for all playoff games. Hope to see you at Bowles Field!! GO TIGERS!!!!Tiger fans urged to pack stands on Friday by Blountstown Tiger Head Coach Greg Jorda n BHS ends 9-1 regular season with 28-14 win over BakerPlayoffs begin here FridayBlountstown Seniors were honored Friday night before the game. Football players left to right are: Alexander Garrett, Charles Buggs, Jr., Dowling Lee, T.J. Granger, Timmy Girardot, Brandon Smith, Patrick Wilson, Byron Hall, Frankie Murrell, Paul Mosley and Corey Mc Clellan. Senior Cheerleaders, left to right, are: Alixx Smith, Kate McFarland, Hayley Sumner, Kristen Peacock, and Jacy Richards. Seni or Tiger Mascot is Jennifer Brehm.Charles Buggs, Jr. goes up for an interception in the endzone to end a Baker scoring threat. Brandon Smith (28) had a 33 yard touchdown run in the second quarter to put the Tigers ahead of Baker 21-6. A host of Tiger defenders bring down Baker's quarterback. BHS Tiger Boosters SOUP NIGHT Friday Night at Bowles Field Bowl of Chicken Noodle Soup, Crackers & Tea $3.00 until we run out SUPPORT THE BOOSTERS & CHEER ON THE TIGERS!! Blountstown Tigers vs. Northview Bratt Chiefs 7:30 CT Bowles Field


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A A u u c c t t i i o o n n PUBLIC AUCTIONSaturday, 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 s s & & M M o o t t o o r r s s 2004 17 ft Skiff bay boat with 70 hp Nissan 2 stroke.Boat is solid and motor runs excellent. Easy load trailer is in good shape, but lights need work. Boat has large open decks (about 5 ft x 5 ft) front and rear with storage.Center console has forward seat with storage under lid.Boat is not loaded with fancy live wells and lidded storage, but is a fine no-nonsense fishing rig.MANY EXTRAS.Asking $3999.00 OBO.For more details call 643-1744. 9.8 Mercury outboard motor, tank, hose, new plugs, carburetor float, and water pump, stainless steel prop, $600.Call 850528-6503.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 3 bedroom, 2 bath house with central heat and air.3 miles north on hys.69.No pets! $650 per month and $500 674-5921 or 4473331. 2 bedroom trailers for rent. Garbage service, laundrymat available.Call 674-4011 after 5:00 p.m. 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. 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. Mobile home for rent in Altha. 2 bedroom, 1 bath.2 adults and 1 child or 1 adult and 2 children.No Pets.$300 per month plus $200 deposit.Call 7623706.F F o o r r S S a a l l e e 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. New Whirlpool washing machine, $200.Call 447-4552. 2007 John Deere 3720 tractor, with loader, box scraper, feed chipper, rototiller, asking 2970.Contact Washer, $50, curio cabinet, light oak color, $20.Call 5579951. Camo 2006 Wilderness 90 ATV 4-wheeler.Garage kept, low hours.Paid $1400 new, asking $700.Call 762-8850. 2008 Pathfinder 4-wheeler, 100, excellent condition, asking $600.Call 674-1861. Sears Craftsman riding lawn mower, double bagger, 17.5 hp, asking $400.Call 674-1861. Happy Jack Liquivic: Recognized safe & effective against hook & roundworms by US Center for Veterinary Medicine.ALTHA FARMERS COOP (762-8749) 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.J J o o b b O O p p e e n n 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 1-800-257-5500 to 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.H H o o u u n n d d s s f f o o r r S S a a l l e e 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. 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 Yard sale Saturday, 7 a.m. until in parking of VickeryO’Bryan Insurance.Clothes for women, and boys, sizes 10 & up to 16), purses, shoes and more.Call 447-0892 for more info. Yard sale Saturday, 7:00 until 12 at Quick Pic.Medical scrubs for ladies in 2X, tools,’s clothes, children and youth clothes, toys, household items, DVD’s, items for Christmas gifts, lots of misc.items. Yard sale Saturday, 7:00 until 12 on Hwy.69 N from Blountstown to left on John G. Bryant 1/2 mile to left on Woodmont Rod.Third twostory home on the right.Toys, 20-inch boys X-games bike, children’s books, preteen clothes and much more.Call 674-2668 for more details. Two family yard sale on Saturday, beginning at 8:00 a.m., 1 mile west of Altha on Hwy.274.Children’s clothes, little girls’s dresses, toys, household items, etc.Call 7624537 for details.Canceled if raining. Yard sale Saturday at 17510 Jane St., Blountstown, 7:00 until.The County Record, NOVEMBER 17, 2010, P P a a g g e e 1 1 5 5 Deadline Monday Noon  FAX: 674-5008  Phone: 674-5041  E-mail: STUMP GRINDING Reasonable Rates Free Estimates Call Chris Nissley 674-8081 or Cell: 643-8561 ALL TYPESINSURANCEAUTO HOME LIFE PROFESSIONAL SERVICE For A Friendly Quote Call674-5333Vickery-O’BryanINSURANCE603 N. Main St., Blountstown, FL Heating & Air ConditioningFL LIC. # CMC1249570(850) 674-4777Whaley Whaley Driver Trainees Needed Now at Werner Enterprises! Earn up to $700 per Week after training. Great Benefits! No Experience needed! Local 15-day CDL Training available With TDI 1-866-280-5309 Summerlin Motors3905 W. 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The County Record, NOVEMBER 17, 2010, P P a a g g e e 1 1 6 6 Making This RightBeaches Claims CleanupEconomic Investment Environmental RestorationHealth and Safety Wildlife 2010 BP, E&PFor 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: My familys been “shing for eight generations. Its just a way of life. Thats why weve got to get this cleaned up.ŽPete Floyd Commercial Fisherman, Pascagoula, MississippiWhen the spill hit, a lot of people said it would be the end. BP said they would try to make this right. But how was an energy company going to help a “sherman? Putting People to Work The “rst thing they did was rent my boat and hire me to help with the cleanup. They made up my losses so I could pay my bills. And they worked with all kinds of people here from “shermen and shrimpers to restaurant owners. It helped us keep our businesses open. And it helped us make ends meet so we could support our families. Staying for the Long Haul When they capped the well in July and “nally killed it, we were all relieved. But would BP stick around? Well, they did. The beaches are clean and were back on the water “shing so things are getting a whole lot better. They are still here and have said they will keep working for as long as it takes. Getting Back to Normal BP asked me to share my story with you to keep you informed. If you still need help, please call 1-866-448-5816 or go to If youre wondering what you can do, well … the next time youre shopping, buy a little Gulf seafood. There is none “ner.

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