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BY KELLI PEACOCK DUNN News EditorRescue workers were stunned to find the driver of the vehicle pictured above walked away from a Sunday night crash. Jose Agustin Vargas-Santiago, 22, of Tallahassee, was located at 12:45 a.m. nearly three hours after the wreck. He has been charged with DUI, driving without a license, and leaving the scene of an accident. According to the Florida Highway Patrol, Santiago was westbound on SR20 just before 10 p.m., traveling at a high rate of speed when he lost control of his 1996 Dodge Avenger near the intersection of CR287. He reportedly crossed the eastbound lane, went off the south side of the road and the right side of his vehicle struck a power pole, knocking it over. The car rolled over, struck and knocked over two trees, then came to rest in the woods. Rescue workers, investigators, and FHP officers arrived on the scene, having to cut trees to get to the vehicle. They couldnÂ’t locate anyone involved in the crash, but noticed blood on the passenger side door, indicating the driver possibly climbed out. Blood was also found 100 feet west of the vehicle. Trooper Mark Mattingley and Cpl. Bailey searched the area and found Santiago laying on the north shoulder of SR20. He had injuries to the right side of his head, along with a bruise consistent with a driverÂ’s shoulder belt tucked under his left arm. Santiago had a working cell phone in his possession, but never reported the crash. He spoke no English, but interpreter Efrain Medina translated and he was read his rights. Tests revealed he was intoxicated. Santiago admitted to being the driver and sole occupant of the vehicle. He was transported to CalhounLiberty Hospital for treatment, then booked into the Calhoun County Jail. WEDNESDAY, JULY 21, 2010 103rd Year, No. 47 BLOUNTSTOWN, FLORIDA 32424 50 CENTS (Including Tax) GOVERNMENTElection planned to fill Hill's post on CouncilBY KELLI PEACOCK DUNN News EditorA special election has been planned to fill the seat on the Blountstown City Council recently vacated by Phillip Hill. Hill resigned from the Ward 1 post after moving outside the city limits. According to the Supervisor of Elections office, the special election will be held the same day as the general election, November 2. Qualifying week for this position has been set for August 9-13 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. This is also early voting week for other races. Anyone wishing to qualify for this position can pick up their paper work at the Elections office in the basement of the Calhoun County Courthouse. The winner of the race will hold the position for the remainder of HillÂ’s two year term. City Council members are paid $25 per meeting. 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 RJuly 21...8PM... 4 4 . 6 6 ' July 23...8PM... 4 4 . 0 0 ' July 25...6AM... 3 3 . 8 8 'The County Record The County Record ONLINE EDITIONThe County RecordONLINEwww.thecountyrecord.netSEEAPHOTOYOULIKE?BUYITONLINE!CRIMETwo men indicted in prison computer schemeF F R R O O M M T T H H E E U U . S S . D D E E P P A A R R T T M M E E N N T T O O F F J J U U S S T T I I C C E E A former federal Bureau of Prisons (BOP) employee and a former BOP contractor were arrested Thursday on charges that they conspired to manipulate for their personal gain the sale of surplus equipment from the UNICOR factory at the Marianna, Florida federal prison facility, announced United States Attorney Pamela C. Marsh, Northern District of Florida. The 37-count indictment filed in United States District Court in Pensacola charges James Lee Bailey, 42, a former BOP employee, and Lee J. Temples, 36, a BOP contractor, with conspiracy, money laundering, wire fraud, conflict of interest, and deprivation of honest services. Bailey is also charged with two counts of making false statements, and Temples is charged with one count of obstruction of justice. Both men, originally from Blountstown, were released on their own recognizance following their first appearance before United States Magistrate Judge Miles Davis today in Pensacola, Florida. The indictment alleges that between 2004 and 2007, Bailey and Temples maintained an undisclosed business relationship involving Fast-Lane Computers and E-Surplus Solutions. In James Lee BaileyÂ’s position as the factory manager and industrial specialist at the UNICOR computer recycling factory in Marianna, Florida, he was responsible for eBay sales of surplus computer equipment. Temples, his cousin, became the exclusive eBay contractor for UNICOR and was responsible for selling recycled UNICOR computers and equipment from the UNICOR factory in Marianna. UNICOR is a whollyowned, self-sustaining Â APPLIANCES Â PAINT Â LUMBER Â BUILDING MATERIALS Â TOOLS Â FLOOR COVERING & MORE WALDORFF A CE H ARDWAR E 25615 N. MAIN ST., ALTHA, FLA. 762-3228 $ 5 99 Garden Hose 5/8Â” x 50Â’. Tough, abrasio resistant outer jacket 73214 DINE IN OR CARRY OUT 19838 SR 20 West Blountstown, FL 674-3838 Quesadilla Combo Large 1-Topping Pizza, Chicken or Steak Quesadilla & 2-Litre Drink $15.99 FCCLA wins gold, silver at nationalsEDUCATION Three Altha FCCLA teams recently returned from the national convention in Chicago with two gold and one silver medal. For highlights of their fun-filled trip, turn to page 8.BY KELLI PEACOCK DUNN News EditorA Blountstown man has been accused of drug trafficking after a routine stop for speeding last week. Patrick Todd Lee, 40, has been charged with trafficking in hydrocodone. According to the Calhoun County SheriffÂ’s Office, Dep. Eddie Dalton and Dep. Mike Ballard were observing traffic on Apachee Road when they clocked a northbound vehicle at 55 mph in a 35 mph zone. Dep. John Scheetz pulled the vehicle over on CR 274 and Lee was found to be the driver. He appeared nervous with his legs shaking so bad he could barely stand and was asked if he had any illegal drugs or guns. He said, Â“No,Â” then consented to a search which turned up 46 Lortab pills. If convicted, he faces a minimum mandatory 25 year sentence. He remains in custody.CRIMERoutine stop ends in trafficking arrestDrunk driver miraculously survives crash, flees the scene See A A R R R R E E S S T T S S page 9TRAFFIC ACCIDENT Sheriff's Shining Star Day CampTwo dozen area youngsters took part in the Calhoun County Sheriff's Office Shining Star Day Camp held last week at the W.T.Neal Civic Center. For highlights from this event, turn to page 3.SUMMER FUN P PA A T T R R I I C C K KT TO O D D D DL LE E E E
Wreck leads to arrest on several chargesA man was arrested Saturday after leaving the scene of a crash in Hosford. Robert Louis Williams, 35, has been charged with hit and run, leaving the scene of a crash, DUI, fleeing, eluding, and driving while his license was suspended. According to the Liberty County SheriffÂ’s Office, an anonymous caller alerted authorities just before 7 a.m. that a Honda Civic was driving recklessly and the driver had lost control, striking a utility pole in Hosford. Dep. Chad Smith arrived on the scene and found the power pole snapped in half with the driver nowhere to be found. Dep. Smith was told that someone had picked up Williams and dropped him off at Busy Boys Store in Hosford. Dep. Finch located Williams who initially said he wasnÂ’t involved in a crash. When told he fit the description of the driver, he reportedly confessed. As he was being driven back to the scene by the deputy, he asked if he could get the rest of his belongings. A back pack and boots were found leaning against the Busy Boy Store. A search of the items turned up drug paraphernalia. Back at the scene, the items were further searched, revealing a 16 oz. can of beer in one boot. Four plastic bags were also found, one containing what appeared to be marijuana residue and another with suspected cocaine residue. A vial with an unknown substance and a razor blade were also found. A search of the vehicle turned up a set of scales. Williams remains in custody at the Liberty County Jail.Loud music stop ends in arrest for drugsA traffic stop for loud music ended in a drug arrest in Bristol Sunday night. Miles William Murphy, 21, has ben charged with possession of more than 20 grams of marijuana with intent to sell or distribute. According to the Liberty County SheriffÂ’s Office, Murphy told authorities he was traveling from Tallahassee to Wewa. Murphy consented to a search of his vehicle which turned up a duffle bag with 2.2 pounds of marijuana sealed in four plastic bags. Murphy, who was the driver, stated the drugs belonged to him. B B Y Y J J A A M M E E S S A A . W W O O O O D D S S C C I I T T Y Y M M A A N N A A G G E E R RThe City of Blountstown has recently had an increase in the number of complaints concerning campaign materials, and political signs. In the last two weeks, campaign signs are showing up in increasing numbers. Unfortunately, many of the signs are placed illegally within 100 feet of any church, school, cemetery, public park, public reservation, public playground, state or national forest, public property, and within state, county and city road rights-of-way. Florida Department of Transportation, Calhoun County, and the City of Blountstown all have rules and laws governing the placement of signs in Road ways. Florida state law prohibits such placement as well as City Code. Campaigns and candidates should be well aware that signs cannot be placed in the road right-of-way. Signs located here can and will be removed without notice and the cost of removal can be billed to the campaign for payment. I am not opposed to campaigns placing signs for campaigns but please make sure they are placed properly and legally on private property. Campaign signs may be placed on private property, when that placement does not occur in a right-of Â–way or any of the previously mentions restricted areas. Signs not properly placed will be removed and seized. I want to remind businesses that improper placement of their signs along the road rights-of-way also violate City of Blountstown Code and can be removed and seized without notice. As City Manager I would encourage everyone to follow the City Code on the proper placement of Signs in the City of Blountstown.The County Record, JULY 21, 2010, P P a a g g e e 2 2 Please Join Marti Coley For A Free Fish Fry and Meet & Greet Opportunity OP EN T O THE COMM UNITY T hursday July 29 th 2010 At: W.T. N eal Ci v i c Center 6:00 8:00 P M C T Polictical Advertisement Paid for and Approved by Marti Coley, Republican, for State Representative 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 J J u u l l y y 1 1 4 4 : : Keith Ashlock, aggravated stalking; Amanda McClendon, domestic battery J J u u l l y y 1 1 5 5 : : David Russell O'Bryan, criminal mischief; Arlon Keith Burke, DWLSR, poss. of controlled substance J J u u l l y y 1 1 6 6 : : Pamela Burns, failure to appear; Felicia Bontrager, poss. of meth, paraphernalia; Patrick T. Lee, trafficking in hydrocodone over 28 grams J J u u l l y y 1 1 7 7 : : Jorge Andres Herrera, DWLSR with knowledge; James Wesley Livingston, trespass after warning; Donnie Noah Whitfield, trespass after warning; Carmen Dana Trickey, battery; William Oakley Rogers, domestic battery, aggravated assault J J u u l l y y 1 1 8 8 : : Stephen B. Chambers, grand theft; Robert Earl Johnson, battery J J u u l l y y 1 1 9 9 : : Jose Agustin Vargas-Santiago, DUI, no drivers license, leaving scene L L I I B B E E R R T T Y Y C C O O U U N N T T YY J J u u l l y y 1 1 3 3 : : John Shuler, VOP J J u u l l y y 1 1 4 4 : : Larry Wayne Ashley, domestic battery; Jonathan Petty, warrant/battery with deadly weapon; Jason Phillips, petit theft; Amanda McClendon, domestic battery; Steven Richter, poss. of alcohol by person under 21; Kalen Burk, poss. of alcohol by person under 21; Traci Marie Huff, state VOP J J u u l l y y 1 1 6 6 : : James L. Stanley, serving 60 days; Ruben Miranda Lugo, serving 5 days; Cantero Casilla Alejandro, serving 5 days; Ellen Michelle Buckhalt, hold for GCSO; Brinda Richards, serving 30 days J J u u l l y y 1 1 7 7 : : Felicia Maria Bontrager, hold for 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 . 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Keep Blountstown Moving Forward Improvements to Our Electrical System Improvements to Our Water System Improvements to Lake Hilda Projects to Keep Blountstown Moving Forward RE-ELECT DAVID BLAIR Blountstown City Council Ward 3 Political Advertisement Paid for and Approved by David Blair for Blountstown City Council Ward 3 City Manager reminds all candidates about sign laws Rain didn't put a damper on the fun as the Calhoun County Chamber of Commerce sponsored the Third Thursday Business Bounce last week. The event featured stops at The Diamond Corner, Badcock & More, Big Bend Bait & Tackle, and Main Street Station where deals were found. Above, Lynn Strawn helps Kelly Ramsey at The Diamond Corner. At left, Sharon Leonard-McCrone enters a drawing during the festivities. Watch for details soon on the next Third Thursday Business Bounce! Felicia Marie Bontrager, 33, has been charged with possession of meth and drug paraphernalia following a traffic stop Friday. According to the Calhoun County SheriffÂ’s Office, Dep. Mike Ballard and Dep. Eddie Dalton pulled Bontrager over on Baker Road for no seatbelt. Dep. Dalton deployed K9 Gina who alerted to the presence of drugs. A search turned up a plastic container with three tin foil wrapped packages of meth, along with rolling papers. Bontrager was subsequently arrested. WILLIAMS BONTRAGERTraffic stop leads to arrest for meth SUBSCRIBE TODAY! Call 674-5041 C R I M E B R I E F S
The County Record, JULY 21, 2010, P P a a g g e e 3 3 850-674-2222 Jon Plummer, Pharmacist 20370 Central Ave. West, Blountstown, FL NEW Kids Crocs WomenÂ’s Flip Flops Camos for Men Hatley for Baby, Men and Women 40% Off Thru August 1st KIDSENJOYSHERIFFÂ’SOFFICEÂ“SHININGSTARDAYCAMPÂ”Twenty four area children attended the 2010 Calhoun County Sheriff's Office Shining Star Day Camp last week. They enjoyed arts and crafts classes taught by Calhoun County 4-H Director Whitney Cherry and classes on the dangers of tobacco taught by Pamela McDaniel and Dawn McDaniel from the Calhoun County SWAT program. Shellie King of the Liberty/Calhoun Family Nutrition Program taught classes on how to make healthy eating choices. Blountstown Fire Chief Ben Hall cooled the kids down with a good soaking from the fire truck. Personnel from the Sheriff's Office were on hand throughout the camp to meet and get to know the campers face to face. Ofc. Eddie Dalton stopped by with Gina, the department's K-9 drug dog, and Ofc. Randy McCroan had the department's helicopter on hand for the children to view. Sheriff David Tatum presented certificates to all the campers at the end of the three day camp. The camp proved to be an excellent way for the children to gain a better understanding of law enforcement while having a lot of fun! www.thecountyrecord.net Point your mouse in our direction! 20,000 Pageviews per month and growing Â Local News Â Sports Â School News Â Obituaries Â Classifieds Â Legals Â Crime Report Â Calendar of Events Â Weather Â Wedding Dates Â Photo Reprints Â Solunar Tables Â Moon Phases Â River Readings Â Archives Â Public Comments Fashion Watches The Diamond Corner Fine Jewelry Gifts Custom Framing Jewelry Repairs Bibles 20634 Central Ave. E, Blountstown, Fl 850-674-8801 The latest craze made popular by actress Sandra Bullock in the movie Blind Side This Week in HistoryBy BMS History Department July 21, 1969 Â– Apollo XI astronauts Neil Armstrong and Edwin Â“BuzzÂ” Aldrin lift off from the moon and return to the command module piloted by Michael Collins. The astronauts left behind a plaque reading, Â“Here men from the planet Earth first set foot upon the moon, July 1969 A.D. We came in peace for all mankind.Â” July 22, 1894 Â– The first automobile road race takes place in France over a distance of 78 miles from Paris to Rouen. Count De Dion breaks the record average speed of 13.6 miles per hour during this race. July 23, 1996 Â– The U.S. womenÂ’s gymnastics team wins its first Olympic gold medal. The win was clinched by a dramatic vault from 18-year-old Kerri Strug, who made the vault with a badly sprained ankle. July 24, 1933 Â– The first successful lung removal operation is performed by Dr. W.F. Reinhoff Jr. in Baltimore, Maryland. July 25, 1999 Â– Having overcome cancer, Lance Armstrong becomes the first cyclist on an American team to win the Tour de France. July 26, 1920 The 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution is ratified, granting women the right to vote. July 27, 1953 Â– After three years of a bloody and frustrating war, the United Nations, the PeopleÂ’s Republic of China, North Korea, and South Korea agree to an armistice, bringing the Korean War to an end. A fundraiser is planned at the historic M & B Railroad Depot on Sunday, August 8, from 12:30 to 2 p.m. The Â“Nostalgic Sunday LuncheonÂ” will be catered by Country Creamery. The menu will include:Cucumbers Floyd on Fresh Salad Greens Bread Crisps Tarragon Chicken and Mushroom Crepe Green Beans with Walnuts Tiramisu Raspberry Sweet Tea The Historic M&B Railroad Depot Museum is located on North Pear Street in Blountstown. Tickets are $18 and can be purchased at the Country Creamery Cafe, 850-6744663. While dining, explore the Museum and watch the special video presentation. This fundraising event will also include an art and gift basket raffle.Luncheon August 8 to benefit Depot Museum
Have you ever thought of writing a book? A story? Your own story? Your family story? Then, consider attending The CalhounLiberty WriterÂ’s Guild meetings at the Blountstown Library. Join fellow writers of all levels Â– from beginners to professionals Â– to learn, revise or perfect your writing skills. Recently, JK Newsome, columnist for The County Record has been offering his expertise to the group interested in the art of writing. He has been providing insights to his own work as well as actively motivating the members in their own creativity. His exercises provide stepping stones from which each person can begin, continue or possibly even complete a piece of work. The Calhoun-Liberty WriterÂ’s Guild meets the fourth Saturday of each month. The next meeting will be in the Blountstown Library Learning Center on July 24th, from 1:00 pm until the library closes at 3:00 pm We hope to see you there! For more information, contact Anna Layton at the Blountstown Library at 674-5200 or Darlene Earhart, Ameri Corps*Vista, at the Altha Library at 762-8280. The County Record, JULY 21, 2010, P P a a g g e e 4 4 Vote for and Elect Ted Attaway, Sr. School Board District 3 Political Advertising Paid for and Approved by Ted Attaway, Sr., for Calhoun County School Board Dis trict 3, Democrat for Carpenter and Flanders will speak vows July 31 in Ohio Mr. and Mrs. Jennings Carpenter of Marshallville, Ohio, and Mr. and Mrs. Jeff Flanders of Altha, Florida, are proud to announce the engagement and upcoming wedding of their children, Adrienne Nicole Carpenter and Jeremy Scott Flanders. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Imogene Carpenter and the late Lawrence Carpenter of Marshallville, Ohio, and Jim and Hazel Carey of Wooster, Ohio. The groom-elect is the grandson of Drew and Rachel Peacock, Robert Flanders and the late Nita Flanders, all of Altha. Adrienne is a 2004 graduate of Smithville High School in Ohio. In 2008, she graduated from Liberty University in Virginia. She is presently attending graduate school at Liberty University and will graduate in 2011 with a masterÂ’s degree in education. Jeremy is a 2001 graduate of Altha High School. He graduated from Chipola Junior College in 2003, attended Florida State University, and graduated in 2008 from Palmer Chiropractic College in Port Orange, Florida. Jeremy is presently a chiropractic physician at Chaffee Chiropractic Clinic in Berlin, Ohio. Their marriage will be an event of July 31, 2010, at 2 p.m. at Calvary Assembly of God, with the reception following at The Pines Golf Club and Restaurant in Orrville, Ohio.Pastor Francis and Shirley CarlisleCarlisles to renew vows July 24, Calvary BaptistTwo hearts blended together for one eternal purpose. Bound 50 years ago by the purity of ChristÂ’s love in constant fellowship. Time has not changed a thing. WeÂ’ve stood here before and weÂ’ll stand here again. Friends and relatives, please join Pastor Francis and Shirley Carlisle as they renew their wedding vows on Saturday, July 24, at 2 p.m. CST at Calvary Baptist Church, 17603 NE Charlie Johns Street in Blountstown. The Carlisles were married on July 15, 1960. No gifts, please.Adrienne Nicole Carpenter and Jeremy Scott Flanders Re-elect Danny Hassig School Board District 5 Honest Fair Dedicated Dependable Proactive and Accountable I am not a "YES MAN" but an advocate for our children, employees and taxpayers. Proven Leader with a track record An advocate for all children, employees, teachers and principals. Helped champion the building of new Blountstown High School using Special Facilities Funding with limited use of taxpayer dollars Championed motion to cut School Board members' salaries last two years by 10%. Currently a fund has been set up with proceeds of over $19,000 from this motion. Championed the motion to purchase "Championship Rings" for any student who wins a State or National Championship (Academic, Culinary, Athletic, FFA) out of these funds. Championed motion to help secure start up funds for Carr Middle School FFA Chapter. Continually challenge the spending of Taxpayer dollars when the expenditures cannot be measured and success cannot be defined (Hiring Tallahassee Lobbyist @ $36,000 per year). Voted no against hiring a lobbyist and persistently make the motion to terminate his contract without success. Doesn't take campaign contributions and leads by example. A Proven Leader with Leadership Experience ROTC Scholarship, BS Degree from Appalachian State University, 1989. Graduate of Command and General Staff College, 2008 LTC United States Army Reserve with 28 years of Military Service to this Country Two Combat Tours in Iraq leading five-man team through the streets of Baghdad attached to an Infantry Battalion. Director of Service Southeast, General Electric Healthcare, leading a 30 man team and responsible for $25 million dollar business (P&L) Has served on the Calhoun Liberty Employees Credit Union Board of Directors for the past 4 years. Family Married Deborah Cayson Hassig (teacher Altha 7 yrs, Carr 10 yrs and BMS 1 yr). Three children, Adam (Senior FSU, majoring in Education), Anna and Ayers (twins) 7th graders BMS. Parents Donnie & Gail O'Bryan of Blountstown and the late Dan M. Hassig Sr. Deborah's parents Betty Ann Cayson and the late Bug Cayson of Blountstown Grandparents The late Lee and Francis Pitts of Abe Springs and the late Marvin and Margaret Hassig. Sisters Kim Peacock (teacher BES past 28 yrs), Wendy Guilford (teacher BES past 23 years). Stephanie Moravek Armour (Stephanie's Childcare 14 yrs, Blountstown, FL) Lewisburg, TN. Political Advertisement Paid for and Approved by Danny Hassig for School Board District 5 Calhoun County Gospel Explosion July 31 at St. PaulA 2010 Gospel Explosion will be held on Saturday, July 31, at 6:30 p.m. at St. Paul A.M.E. Church in Blountstown. Featured groups will be the St. Paul A.M.E. Choir of Blountstown, The Mt. Calvary Male Chorus of Quincy, the West Florida Male Chorus of Blountstown, Bro. Mark Dudley and the Soul Gospelettes of Blountstown, The Heavenly Voices of Headland, Al, The Walker Singers of Quincy, and The Sensational Harmonettes of Havana, FL and many more great gospel artist. For more information, contact Deacon Mark Dudley at 850-209-3559, Rodney Dawson, 850-5901362 or Angela Dudley, 850-363-3529. High Seas' VBS at Blountstown PHCCome sail with us on the "High Seas Expedition" and learn about the mighty love of God at Blountstown First Pentecostal Holiness Church. There will be Bible study, great songs to learn, crafts, recreation, and good food. Also get to know Pee Wee, Pirate Sam, and Old Timer. This is for ages 5 to 6th grade. You may pre-register by calling the church office, Monday Thursday at 674-8864. The Voyage begins August 2nd and ends August 6th, starting at 6:00 p.m., ending at 8:30 p.m. each evening.Speak Life' Revival planned July 29-31Higher Dimension Ministry, under the Direction of Pastor Mac D. Knight and the Patterson Sisters of Woodbine, Georgia, will be conducting a "Speak Life" Revival July 29th, 30th & 31st. They will hold a workshop on July 29th, from 10:00 a.m. 12:00 noon at St. Mary Missionary Baptist Church. The community will be canvassed from 1:00 4:00 p.m. Nightly services will be held Thursday, July 29th and Friday, July 30th at 7:00 p.m. The Ministry will conclude with a Community Prayer Breakfast Saturday, July 31st at 9:30 a.m. St. Mary Missionary Baptist Church will be the host church for all events. You are invited to be a part of this glorious Kingdom effort.Yard sale at New Harvest FellowshipA fundraiser yard sale will be held at New Harvest Fellowship Assembly of God on Saturday, July 24, from 8 a.m. until noon. All proceeds will go to help pay for the church insurance. The church is located at 1800 North Hwy. 71 in Wewahitchka. For more information, call Fay Gibson at 832-7953.Voices of Promise at Deliverance TempleDeliverance Temple Church of God in Christ of Gretna Inc. will be hosting a "Voices of Promise" Youth Gospel Extravaganza on Sat., July 24 at 4 p.m. All Christian youth from surrounding counties are invited to come and showcase your talent in the Lord to the glory of God. Minister Marcus Mathews, known for his Prayer-Time, Straight Talk, and Gospel Music segments on WWSD 1230 AM, is scheduled to bring the Word of God. If you are interested in attending and/or performing contact Sister Shermeeka HogansMathews at (850) 4083523 for more information. Deliverance Temple Church of God in Christ is located at 1156 Dewey Johnson Way. Performers please plan to arrive at least 30 minutes before program start time. Church News w w w w w w . 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 tWriters Guild meeting Saturday at the libraryThe Panhandle Job Fair Foundation is now accepting employer registrations for the Fall Panhandle Job Fair September 16 at Northwest Florida Fairgrounds, 1958 Lewis Turner Blvd, Fort Walton Beach, Florida 32547. Because space is limited, we encourage employers to take the time now to fill out the online registration form at http://www.panhandlejobfair.com. Check-in and registration for employer set-up is from 7 a.m. to 9:45 a.m. The job fair will start at 10:00 AM and run until 3:00 PM. This job fair is completely free to the public. Seminars will also be offered on Federal Job Applications, Resume Writing, Interviewing Techniques, and Job Search Strategies. Complete information is available at www.panhandlejobfair.com. Employers will have access to highly motivated military members from the five Air Force and Naval installations in the area in addition to military veterans and civilian jobseekers. This is an opportunity for companies to recruit some of the most highly qualified, degreed, and technically skilled, professional personnel in the Southeast Region. Employers may register at www.panhandlejobfair. com or by emailing email@example.com. Registration proceeds from employers will benefit Take Stock in Children. Employers sought to participate in job fairAll family and friends of the Montford family are cordially invited to join us at the 57th Montford Family Reunion on Saturday, July 24, at the W.T. Neal Civic Center in Blountstown. Visit with us from 11:00 Â– 12:00 (CST) and eat lunch at 12:30 (CST). Bring your favorite dishes to share with everyone. Napkins, plates, utensils, cups, and beverages will be provided. See you there!Montford reunion will be held this Saturday F F A A M M I I L L Y Y R R E E U U N N I I O O N N SUBSCRIBE TODAY!Give us a call at 674-5041
I think it was a Saturday morning. A grandmotherly type had called the chief, he in turn, called some of us other firefighters to help. It seemed we finally had the opportunity to perform a time honored tradition: we had a signal 10-CUAT. Cat up a tree. It seems the feline had been up an oak in her front yard and had cried all night; granny had gotten little sleep and was requesting help. ThatÂ’s how we roll. Doyle had asked me to take a fire truck and meet him and the others there. When I arrived I found a small crowd had already gathered neighbors, grandkids and firefighters. I set up the truck and proceeded to engage the pump, and pull off some hose. Â“JK, what are you doing?Â” asked Doyle. Â“AinÂ’t we gonna knock it out with a water stream?Â” I replied. Doyle rolled his eyes and gave me that look. Â“Not with all these youngins around, and in front of granny! I wanted the truck for the ladder, get off the 24 footer and set it against the tree.Â” And gave me one more of those looks for good measure. By now I am sure my lip is poked out, I mean if we canÂ’t have fun at one of these then whatÂ’s the point? I mean the cat will come down on its own. Have you ever seen a cat skeleton on a tree limb?? I rest my case. That being said, I do think I know why they stay up so long. Long before the days of cell phones, I came home from work to find several vehicles and even more people milling about my back yard. Had I forgotten something? Was it our turn to host a block party? I soon saw Nancy sitting on a porch swing we had under an a-frame we had put in the edge of the oaks. She was holding Zachary, our middle son, and she had her head down. With a quickening heartbeat, I scanned the crowd and spotted our oldest son, Jacob, standing by his PawPaw. Folks were talking amongst themselves in low tones. In those days, before we had pagers or handheld radios, the community was dispatched via land lines, One person called two people, then lit out, those two would do the same, one lady had the whole list and would call all. It was a good system; in fact, it is our back up system even today. I eased up to my dad, he softly explained that young Zach had come up missing, one of those Â“Mom turned her head for a secondÂ” type deals. Nancy had searched and called for just a few moments before calling for help. Smart girl. You donÂ’t play around with these things. After a crew was on scene, someone took point and directed a search party, Nancy would not leave the last place she saw him, as if he would magically appear, just as lightning fast as he had gone. (One of the hardest thing she had to do, was ask our neighbor through the oaks to look in his pool.) I had only been home a few minutes, but already knew things were fine, but why was the crowd so quiet? Usually at this point, when the danger is over, the mood turns to a gab fest, who has caught what, who was that visiting you driving that new truck? Certainly, itÂ’s not yours. I know youÂ’re smart enough not to buy a Dodge (or Chevy or Ford, depending on whoÂ’s doing the ribbing). As I approached my wife and son, I realized why the mood was so somber. Fact was, the mood was respectful. Nancy was sitting on the swing; Zach was sitting on her lap facing her with his arms around her, head on her chest. Her arms were around him with her head down by his neck. The image was pure motherly love, it was as if she was trying to create a womb, using her arms head and torso. It was that private moment between mother and son, that all present were held spellbound by, even me, I felt I should approach them, but somehow felt I would be intruding, but I did approach and gently put a hand on her shoulder, at first she did not respond, then she looked up. Sorry, words will not work here. We thanked everyone, invited them all to supper, of course, but each one headed off to home. I bet most hugged their kids and spouse well, just because. Turns out, as the searchers were returning to base, my dad happened to look up, there sat Zach, about 12 feet up a tree, quiet as a church mouse. He later confessed that he had been quiet because he did not want to get caught climbing in the tree, and get in trouble, and he was just gonna wait it out and sneak down later Â“ifÂ” all these people would just leave! Kids, what can you do? So, I submit to you, cats will come down when no one is around, when all the fuss is done. However, it was an opportunity to earn our 10-CUAT badge. I extended the ladder and was positioning it. Doyle had gotten his fire coat (to wrap the cat, or more to the point, its claws) to safely bring down the critter. About this time, Johnny, Luscious and Tammy come sliding up on JohnnyÂ’s truck (Chevy). Johnny had a 22 rifle, Tammy had some hole diggers. Â“Sorry weÂ’re late, Chief, someone had borrowed my hoÂ’diggers and I had to get TammyÂ’s.Â” Doyle and I looked at him in complete dumb foundedness. Johnny just hung his head in the disbelief that we had no clue in how to handle this, but he saw an opportunity to teach not only us, but the whole gathering. Â“You see the skill involved in this operation is not the shooting of the cat, heck anyone can do that, but, being able to dig a hole before hand, right where he will fall, now that takes practice but, buddy, I am the man for the job!Â” The County Record, JULY 21, 2010, P P a a g g e e 5 5 *Offerends8/27/10.*$74.95permonthofferisforresidentialFairPointStandardHigh-SpeedInternetserviceplusnewFairPointHomePhoneCallin gplanandIPTVservice(whereavailable).OfferrequiresoneyearFairPointtermcommitment;earlyterminationfeeapplies.**FairPointdeliversadedicatedconnectiontoyourhomefromourcentralofÂ“ce.ÂOnlyphonesthatdonotrequireelectricityworkduringpower outages.ÂÂIPTVserviceofferedinalimitedarea;callforavailability.Â‚ForcustomertoaccessHDprogramming,servicemustresideonanHDtelevision.FullHousebundlesareavailabletoresidentialcustomers foralimitedtimeandsubjecttochangewithoutnotiÂ“cation.EligibilityforFullHousepackagesrequiresservicestobeinvoicedonasinglebill.Th ebundledpricedoesnotincludeotherapplicablechargessuch as:equipment,taxes,fees,FCCLineCharge,UniversalServiceFee,andothersurcharges. 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UNTIL 2:30 P.M. Hwy. 20, Bristol Â 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 12Â” Chocolate Chip Cookie Plain $12.50 Â with nuts or decorated $15 WHOLE CAKES & PIES AVAILABLE See J.K.'S COLUMN page 9 N N e e v v e e r r A A D D u u l l l l M M o o m m e e n n t tb y J K N e w s o m e The Kinard VFD Signal 10-CUAT On the second Saturday of every month, the Blountstown Public Library invites artists of any media to gather in the Heritage Room from 1:30 to 3:00 p.m. These folks brought their works in progress. They include (clockwise) Pam Danley, Jedidiah Danley, Julia Wetterau, Skip and Jeanette Hatos. If you are an artist you may want to join us for a time to create and to informally network about our projects. Lets get the word out that we're workin' on the arts! Artist StudioRelay for Life of Calhoun Liberty requests the honor of your presence at the 2010 Finale and 2011 Sneak Peek! When: Friday, July 30, 2010 Time: 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm (CDT)/7:30 pm to 9:30 pm (EDT) Where: Magnolia Square Park, Blountstown, Florida Relay for Life of Calhoun Liberty wants to recognize and properly thank the teams, sponsors, participants, committee members and survivors that participated in the Calhoun Liberty 2010 Relay for Life event! In addition, we would like to provide a Sneak Peek of the 2011 Calhoun Liberty Relay for Life event. Please join us as we celebrate our survivors, remember those we lost, and continue the fight back against cancer. First, we will begin with the traditional Survivor Lap, then the Caregiver Lap. We will continue the evening with entertainment, team awards, door prizes, refreshments and activities. ChildrenÂ’s activities will include jumping rope, hulahoop, and bubble blowing, just to name a few. Queens from Head 2 Toe will be providing $5.00 haircuts and $5.00 nail polishing. The Bristol Youth Academy will be popping popcorn, providing water (for a small cost) and having a bake sale. There will also be an opportunity drawing for a $50 gift card. The evening will close with the Luminaria ceremony. Bring your family, friends, noisemakers and chairs for this fun and meaningful event. Please remember this is a familyfriendly, no alcohol and nonsmoking event. So come and join us in our celebration!Relay for Life party on July 30
Have you missed out on the 4-H fun this summer at the Liberty County Extension Office? ItÂ’s not too late. Two Super Fun Day Camps have been planned. So come join us as we continue to have a Super Summer Blast! August 3rd-5thÂ— Volleyball Camp with four of LCHSÂ’ finest girls. Come dressed for some get down and dirty fun with these girls from 9:00-4:00. You will learn the basics and much, much more. Fee $20. (Tennis shoes are mandatory) August 10th-12thÂ—Join Mrs. Monica and her crew as they teach you how to make a variety of items including an apron from a manÂ’s shirt, tote bags and many other useful items. Fee $20. Time: 9:00-4:00. Ages 9 and up as of September 1, 2009. Sign up by calling Liberty County Extension Office at 643-2229 by August 2nd. We must have a health form on all participants. 4-H Clover Bud Day Camp is set for July 29-30 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Calhoun County Extension Office in Blountstown. This camp includes two days of fun, crafts, games, and more. The camp is limited to 15 youth ages 5-7 with a $10 registration fee. Bring a sack lunch and drink snacks will be provided. DonÂ’t forget to bring sunscreen and a towel! For more information or to register, call the Extension Office at 6748323.The County Record, JULY 21, 2010, P P a a g g e e 6 6 S S t t a a t t e e T T o o u u r r n n a a m m e e n n t t Altha & Liberty Ozone teams compete at state tournamentCalhoun and Liberty counties were well represented at the Florida Dixie Youth Baseball 2010 Ozone State Tournament held in Sebring July 10-16. In the first day of tournament action, Liberty County defeated Okeechobee, 5-4, with Chi Chi Roulhac on the mound. Altha was edged by Hardee Orange, 3-2. On day two, Altha was eliminated after being defeated by Wewahitchka, 8-3. Liberty County fell to South Lake, 12-0. Liberty County was eliminated on day three when they lost to West Seminole American, 11-0. Sebring and West Seminole American wound up in the championship game with Sebring winning the tournament. Congratulations to Altha and Bristol Ozone teams for making it all the way to state! Way to go, boys!PHOTOS BY KATHY S. JOHNSON Heating & Air ConditioningFL LIC. # CMC1249570(850) 674-4777Whaley WhaleyLeague Standings in each division of the Big Bend Baseball League of Florida did not change as a result of league play this past Sunday, but grew a bit tighter in each division. In the Eastern Division the Gulf County Drive held onto first place by the slightest of margins over the Liberty Diamond Dawgs. The Dawgs took a 13-3 win from Gulf in Bristol on Sunday but still trail the Drive by one game in less than one percentage point in the Eastern Division standings. The Calhoun Horsemen and Chattahoochee Red Birds remain in third and fourth place respectively. In the Western Division the Washington Bruins (96) pulled within one-half game of the Destin Dawgs (10-6) with a win over the Jackson Jays 7-1 while the Destin Dawgs were idle on Sunday. With one weekend remaining in regular season play, all teams are scheduled for double headers on Sunday, July 25th, as noted above. Pairings (seedings) for the upcoming play-offs beginning Saturday, July 31st in each division is still anybodyÂ’s bet. Check your local paper each week as the regular season comes to an exciting end and play-offs begin to determine divisional champions and the overall league champion for the 2010 Big Bend Baseball League of Florida. Game Results: Sunday, July 18th Chattahoochee Red Birds-G1-9, G2-9 Calhoun HousemenG1-0, G2-0 Liberty Diamond Dawgs-13, Gulf County Drive-3 Bay County BrewersDestin Dawgs(Already Played) Washington County Bruins-7, Jackson County Jays-1 Next WeekÂ’s Games: Sunday, July 25th Gulf County Drive at Chattahoochee Red Birds, 3:00 P .M. EDT(DH) Liberty Diamond Dawgs at Calhoun Horsemen, 2:00 P .M. CDT(DH) Destin Dawgs at Washington County Bruins, 2:00 P.M. CDT(DH) Jackson County Jays atBay County Brewers, 2:00 P.M. CDT(DH)Horsemen to host Dawgs Sunday in Altha at 2 p.m. Volleyball and craft day camps in Liberty County4-H Clover Bud Day Camp set July 29-30 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 Altha Ozone Team at State Tournament Liberty Ozone Team at State TournamentFWC advises deer hunters need new permit this yearBeginning with the upcoming 2010-2011 hunting season, anyone hunting deer in Florida will need a deer permit. The new permit costs $5 and is available now for purchase. Those with a Sportsman's License, Gold Sportsman's License, 64 or Older Sportsman's License, Military Gold Sportsman's License, Lifetime Hunting License or Lifetime Sportsman's License will not need to purchase the new deer permit, because it already is included in each of these licenses, even if they were purchased before July 1. However, the deer permit is not included with a hunting license, combination hunting/freshwater fishing license, combination hunting/freshwater/saltwater license or a five-year hunting license. Anyone hunting deer with either of these licenses must also buy the $5 deer permit to hunt deer legally. Funds generated by the new permit will be earmarked to support deer management and deer research. Funds also will support ongoing efforts to monitor Florida's deer herd for Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD). The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission approved a "Strategic Plan for Deer Management in Florida: 2008-2018" in February 2008. Critical to success of this plan is establishing deer management units and a harvest-reporting system; both have been identified as top priorities by the agency and its stakeholders to better manage deer. People can purchase all permits and related licenses from their county tax collector, retail outlets that sell fishing and hunting supplies, online at www.fl.wildlifelicense.com or by calling toll-free 888HUNT-FLORIDA (4868356). The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) wants to make hunters aware that beginning this year, quota permits for general gun, archery, muzzleloading gun, family, youth, airboat and track will not be mailed out to successful applicants as they have been in the past. Instead, the FWC is allowing hunters, who are awarded permits in the random drawings, to print the quota permits by going to www.fl.wildlifelicense.com and choosing "Limited Entry/Quota then Pickup/Pay for Awarded Permit." For detailed instructions on how to do this, go to MyFWC.com /Hunting and click "Limited Entry Hunts," then "How to Print Your Limited Entry Hunt Permit Directly from the Website." Hunters not having access to the Internet or a printer can pick up their awarded quota permits at license agents or county tax collectors' offices. But, be prepared to give to the clerk, the 4-digit hunt number of the hunt you were awarded. Hunt numbers are listed on the quota worksheets. To check drawing results and permit availability, hunters may again go to MyFWC.com/Hunting and click "Limited Entry Hunts." Permits issued during phase I or II can be downloaded or picked up any time before the hunt ends. However, if you obtain a quota permit during the first-come, first-served phase III, make sure to print it out at the end of the transaction. If you go through a license agent or tax collector during this period, you will receive your quota permit from the clerk. The exception is that mobility-impaired quota hunt permits will continue to be mailed to successful applicants. Also, the legal game tags used in South Florida during track and airboat quota hunts, which are still required, will continue to be mailed to the awarded permit holders.Quota permits will not be mailed; hunters can print H U N T I N G N E W S w w w w w w . 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, JULY 21, 2010, P P a a g g e e 7 7 You Have the Power to Conserve Energy Local barrel racers prepare for World' CAROLINA CARPORTS AUTO SALES, INC. (Formally C ar-Mart of Blountstown) N EW NA ME N EW LOO K! SA ME G R E AT DE ALS !! CARS Â S UVÂ’ S Â TR U C K S 19984 Central Ave. W Â In Front of Alco Remember... If that odometer has rolled over, ItÂ’s time to call Grover! 850 237 2424 or 850 899 0979 P C R Come see us at PhillipÂ’s Computer Repair. We repair desktops, laptops, do updates, virus removal, spyware removal etc. We can take care of all your computer needs. WANT TO RENT TO OWN A COMPUTER? ASK US HOW! Do you want to sell items on Ebay? We can put items on Ebay for commission and ship your product with UPS. Do you nee d a pr o f essional r esume ? We have several templates for resumes. We can build a professional resume for a fair price. Would you like a MySpace or Facebook for your business or personal profile? W e a r e lo c ate d insi d e B&B E le c t r oni c s 19872 SR 20 W, B lountstown FL 32424 (850)674-3711 C ome see us f o r all you r E le c t r oni c an d C om p ute r N ee d sBAILEYJOHNSONKATELYNBOZEMAN BRITTANYSIXPAIGESHEPARDASHLEYWHITFIELD Teen driver Johanna Long to run NASCAR race July 23Johanna Long, 18, and a native of Pensacola, will make her first run in one of NASCARÂ’s three major touring series on July 23 at OÂ’Reilly Raceway Park in the Camping World Truck Series. The granddaughter of Blountstown native Johnnie Long and Betty Long, and great niece of Fay Bailey and Robert Long, Johanna raced from January until December in a variety of series and events. In 38 outings, she earned 27 top finishes 17 of those were top fives and five of them were wins. In 2009, she won the Blizzard Series championship in Pensacola, as well as the Gulf Coast championship covering Mobile, AL and Pensacola. The race is scheduled to be aired Friday night, July 23, on Speed Channel. Check your local listings. She will be driving truck #15.Six local girls are headed to Jackson, Mississippi to compete in the National Barrel Horse Association Youth World Championship set for July 26-31. They are Bailey Johnson, Katelyn Bozeman, Brittany Six, Ashley Whitfield, Summer Read (not pictured) and Paige Shepard. The girls extend their appreciation to Wendy Temple for all her help preparing them for this competition. Good luck, girls! Horse owners reminded to vaccinateFlorida Agriculture and Consumer Services Commissioner Charles Bronson is urging horse owners to get their animals vaccinated following an upsurge in the number of Eastern Equine Encephalitis cases. Sentinel chickens that serve as an early warning of the existence of the disease are also being diagnosed with EEE in areas of the state that are not usually affected. EEE is a viral disease that affects the central nervous system and is transmitted to horses by infected mosquitoes. Bronson says the majority of cases of EEE and other mosquito borne diseases can be prevented through proper vaccinations. Horse owners are urged to check with their veterinarian.
The County Record, JULY 21, 2010, P P a a g g e e 8 8 Altha FCCLA wins gold, silver medals at national convention in Chicago, IL Invitations Napkins Accessories Programs Notes Place Cards Bookmarks Gifts Anniversary The County Record 20311 Central Ave. West Blountstown, FL 674-5041 Paid Political Advertising Paid for and Approved by Joey Peacock for Calhoun County School Board Dis trict 2 (NP) ELECT PEACOCK School Board District 2 JOEY FOR B B i i r r t t h h d d a a y y s s NADALYN RILEY STONE Michael and Heidi Stone of Clarksville are proud to announce the birth of their daughter, Nadalyn Riley Stone. Nadalyn was born on June 11th at Jackson Hospital in Marianna. She weighed 6 pounds, 11 ounces and was 20 inches long. Her proud grandparents are Jeffrey and Ruth Barth of Altha, Carl and Angie Smith of Clarksville, and Michael Stone of Atlanta. Nadalyn's name was derived from her great grandmother, the late Nadine Stone of Kinard. 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 tHappy 4th Birthday!We would like to wish Ejay Robinson a happy birthday. Ejay will celebrate his fourth birthday on Saturday, July 24th, at Frank Brown Park on Panama City Beach. He is the son of Ernest (Nick) and Sylvia Robinson. Ejay's grandparents are Ernest (PaPa) and Shirley (Gran Gran) Robinson of Panama City and the late Jimmy and Mary Engram, both of Blountstown. Ejay enjoys watching NOGGIN and playing with his cousins. He absolutely adores his Aunt Pearlie Moore and cousin Eurica. Ejay invites all family and friends to attend. We would also like to wish Mrs. Althamease Blue a happy birthday!! Happy 2nd Birthday! Happy 2nd birthday, JR Tyus. Proud parents are Ryan and Kayla Tyus of Grand Ridge. Proud grandparents are Carolyn Newsome of Blountstown, Ed and Sandra Tyus of Grand Ridge, and Bob and Darlene See of Marianna. And lots of great aunts, uncles and great-grandparents that love you very much. We couldn't be more proud of you.Three Altha FCCLA teams, accompanied by their sponsor Marie Ann Granger, traveled to Chicago, Illinois, July 3-8 to compete at the national convention. They returned with two gold medals and one silver. The students took their first plane trip, attended the Taste of Chicago chef sampler event, and watched fireworks at a 4th of July celebration at Navy Pier. The students treated Mrs. Granger to a birthday dinner at Ed Debevic's, a restaurant famous for it's hilariously rude wait staff. Mrs. Granger rented a limousine and took the students to some of Chicago's most popular sites. In addition to having loads of fun, the students got down to work at the competition and enjoyed meeting FCCLA members from across the country. ABOVE: Altha FCCLA member Cortney Harris (right) recently won a national recipe contest sponsored by Otis Spunkmeyer. She had the opportunity to help out at their booth during the national convention and served some of her prize winning cheesecake. Altha FCCLA would like to thank the businesses and people of the community who helped these students go to nationals by donating to their fundraisers whether you bought cakes, ran in the 5K or made donations. Without your help, they would not have been able to reach their goal and realize their dreams. You have been a part of making memories they will never forget. Your contributions are greatly appreciated. Gold medal winners Cortney Harris and Jeffery Waldroff. This duo competed in the promote and publicize division. Silver medal winners Jesse Mills and Aubrey Bay. These young ladies competed in Jr. promote and publicize. Gold medal winners Emily Sewell and Madison Rowe competed in the entrepreneur division, creating a business plan for a fitness center. FCCLA members Madison Rowe and Emily Sewell had a blast on their first plane ride.
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Let Us Give You A Quote The County Record 20311 Central Ave. West Blountstown, FL 850-674-5041 ro b ert @ the c o u nt y re c ord net Across from Wakulla Bank in Downtown Blountstown Â 674-1988 Open Monday Saturday 5 AM Noon S SA A M M U U E E L LE EU U G G E E N N E EC CA A R R T T E E R RU.S. Navy 1944 to 1946 World War II C CH H A A R R L L I I E EC C . B BR R I I D D G G E E S SU.S. Army 1952 to 1953 Korean WarA TRIBUTETOOURSOLDIERSSaluting Those Who Served Our CountryThe County Recordis paying tribute to the men and women who have served our great country in the military. If you or someone you know is a veteran living in Calhoun County (or a veteran from the community who has passed away), please email the photo and details to email@example.com or drop it off at our office on Central Avenue West next to Badcock & More. We are also receiving veteran photos from the Supervisor of Elections Office that are posted on their Facebook page. C CH H A A R R L L E E S SB BU U G G G G S SU.S. Army Served from 1991 to 1995 Doyle done another one of those eye rolls and told him to just stand by, we got this under control. Johnny poked out his lipÂ…we looked like twins. I held the ladder, the Chief went up, the crowd got quiet. The capture went without a hitch, the animal was too tired to put up much of a fight. Down the ladder they came. This was one of those special moments. The hungry, frightened cat had just his head sticking out of the jacket, Doyle, with what might have been to date the proudest look on his face, the grandmother, with her brood around her feet, was facing him as he extended his arms to present the pet back to its overjoyed master. I swear in my mind I could hear the cameras clicking, I could see the cover of Time magazine clearly in my head, I could read the headline, Â“Small town VFD Chief named Hero of the Year.Â” GrannyÂ’s mouth formed words, and just when she should have said, Â“Oh, Mittens, thank goodness you are safe!Â” Instead was, Â“I donÂ’t want that, it ainÂ’t my cat.Â” Doyle did not even lower the stray, he turned his wide eyed, misbelieving what he just heard face to where Johnny and I had changed our poked out lips to smirks. Smiling now, I raised a spray nozzle and Johnny raised his rifle. I honestly donÂ’t remember what we did with the cat, it seems someone in the group took him in, but I suppose the best part was the grandmother could get some peace and quiet, oh, and we talked the Chief into writing a new protocol for the next 10-CUAT. No animals were harmed during the writing of this storyÂ…or any fire department activities.J.K.'s Column continued 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 !government corporation operated by BOP BOP employees manage UNICOR and supervise BOP inmates who work at UNICOR. The UNICOR operation at Marianna, Florida is involved in the recycling of computers and other electronic equipment obtained primarily from local, state and other federal government agencies. Once the equipment is refurbished by BOP inmates, it is sold at a profit by UNICOR. The indictment alleges that Bailey directed the highest quality equipment to Temples and took steps to eliminate potential competition from other UNICOR contractors. Profits from these arranged sales were split between the two defendants, with Bailey receiving $228,252 over the course of three years. If convicted, defendants face the following maximum penalties upon each count of conviction: for conspiracy to violate conflict of interest laws 5 yearsÂ’ imprisonment; for conspiracy to commit wire fraud Â– 20 yearsÂ’ imprisonment; for conspiracy to commit money laundering 20 yearsÂ’ imprisonment; for wire fraud 20 yearsÂ’ imprisonment; for deprivation of honest services 20 yearsÂ’ imprisonment; for false statements 5 yearsÂ’ imprisonment; and for obstruction of justice Â– 20 yearsÂ’ imprisonment. The grand jury indictment also seeks forfeiture of any real or personal property traceable to the crimes alleged. This case was investigated by the Internal Revenue Service Criminal Investigation, the Department of Justice Office of Inspector General, Atlanta Area Office, and the Department of Justice Office of Inspector General, Oversight and Review Division. This case is being prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Stephen Preisser. An indictment is merely a formal charge by the grand jury. Each defendant is presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty in United States District Court.Arrests for scheme cont'd O O N N L L I I N N E E E E D D I I T T I I O O N Nw w w w w w / / 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 tMARIANNAÂ—Chipola College is now accepting applications for Corrections and Law Enforcement programs. Both day and evening programs are offered in both programs. The Corrections program is 552 clock hours and lasts approximately four months. After completing the application and background check, students can usually begin the program within two weeks. Entry level salary for corrections is in the $30,000 a year range in the surrounding area. The job outlook is positive for qualified applicants. The Law Enforcement program is 772 clock hours. The day class runs for six month and the evening class runs for approximately 12 months. The next Law Enforcement course begins July 26. There is still time to complete the application process. A Cross-over from corrections to law-enforcement course also is available. The entry level salary range for Law Enforcement officers is $25,000 to $35,000. For information about any of the programs, contact the following: Processing and Admissions (Steve Anderson, 7182394); Corrections (Mike Dolan, 718-2212); and Law Enforcement (Byron Quivey, 718-2286).Corrections, Law Enforcement programs accepting applications Chipola Corrections student Terry Swindell (left) performs a block on Chipola instructor Derward Besczezynski. Chipola is now accepting applications for the Corrections and Law Enforcement programs.
Calhoun County Senior Citizens' fundraiser "Death by Chocolate" is just around the corner. It is scheduled for Thursday, August 19, to be held at the Civic Center and will begin at 6 PM. We are looking for donations for our "Silent Auction" that is to be held at the same time. You might have a "New" item that you received as a gift, that you have never used, or maybe a "Collectible" item, or maybe even a craft or artwork that you or a family member has done. Items will display the name of the individual or business that donated it, if available. Items can be dropped off at the Senior Center at 16859 NE Cayson St., Blountstown. If you are unable to drop them by we can arrange for them to be picked up. Call 674-4163 to make arrangements. We still have tickets available for sale for $10. You will also be entered into our grand prize drawing. We have only a limited amount of tickets to be sold, so don't wait until we are sold out. If there are unsold tickets, they will be sold at the door for $15. THEODORE BENTOZIA HERRING Theodore Bentozia Herring, 64, of the Alliance Community, passed away Monday, July 12, 2010, in Alliance. Ben retired from Sunland Center in Marianna after 34 years, but returned two years ago to work as a shift supervisor. He was a real estate agent for many years and also farmed. He was born (delivered by Dr. Dowling) in the same farmhouse where he currently has lived for the past 37 years and passed on the same homeplace outside with the things he cherished his old barn, tractor and land. Planning on retirement soon, he had just replanted the orchard that stood many years ago. He was preceded in death by his parents, Jewel and John Herring. He is survived by a daughter, Angie Hill, and her husband, Phillip, of Blountstown; grandchildren, Bleu, Tripp, and Summer Hill; a brother, Cullen Herring, and his wife, Debbie, of Bonifay, Florida; a nephew, Brad Herring, and his wife, Dawn; a niece, Brandy Tapscott, and her husband, Steve; great-nieces, Emma and Ashley Herring and Kayla Tapscott. Funeral services were held at 10:00 a.m., Friday, July 16, in the Adams Funeral Home Chapel with William Earl Sewell officiating. Interment followed in Mt. Olive Cemetery near Altha. Adams Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements (ph. 674-5449 or www.adamsfh.com). JANET JEAN PERSONETTE Janet Jean Personette, 53, of Tallahassee, passed away, Wednesday, July 7, 2010, in Tallahassee. She was a cab driver for Yellow Cab for 30 years and for City Cab for five years. She is survived by a daughter, Cassie Personette, of Tallahassee; one grandchild, Yinara Personette; cousins, Joann Abbott, Patricia McCrone, Paul and Tony Corlette, Virginia Lawarre and William Abbott, Jr., all of Blountstown; her father, Jimmy Ray Sowell of Waco, Texas; a brother, Brandon Sowell; and a sister, Jimmie Ray Sowell, of Waco, Texas. A memorial service will be held at 4:00 PM Saturday, July 24, from the Adams Funeral Home Chapel. Adams Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements (ph. 674-5449 or www.adamsfh.com). ROGER ROATH Roger Roath, 61, of Wakulla, passed away Wednesday, July 14, at the Eden Springs Nursing Center. Mr. Roath was born in Miccosukee, FL, and had lived in Wakulla County most of his life. He was a mechanic and was a member of Indian Springs Baptist Church. He was preceded in death by his parents, Leo and Versie Mae (Roberts) Roath, and a brother, Arnold Roath. Survivors include a son, Roger Roath, Jr., of Wakulla; a daughter, Candie Davis, and her husband, Clyde, of Crawfordville; three grandchildren, Jaylee, Gabriel, and Clyde III; brothers, Bobby and Alton Roath; and sisters, Betty, Sandra and Diane. A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. ET, Saturday, July 24, at Indian Springs Baptist Church with Reverend Clyde Roberts and Reverend Greg Roberts officiating. Adams Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements (ph. 674-5449 or online at www.adams fh.com). GRAHAM L. WILLIAMS Graham L. Williams, 71, of Blountstown, passed away Sunday, July 11, 2010, in Blountstown. He was a veteran serving in the U. S. Air Force. He was preceded in death by two sons, Daran Williams and Terry Henderson; a daughter, Rhonda Hallford; and two grandsons, Ben Lisiecki and Ron Hallford. He is survived by his exwife, Jessie Mullenax, of Blountstown; four daughters, Melody Culler and her husband, Randy, of Robert, Louisiana, Ramona Woodhouse and her husband, Harry, of West Palm Beach, Florida, Doni Barnes of Blountstown and Denise Harris and her husband, Kevin, of Ft. Lauderdale, Florida; 11 grandchildren and a host of great-grandchildren; two sisters, Sue Allgood and her husband, John, of Blountstown and Geneva Miller of Colquitt, Georgia; one brother, L. D. Williams of Albany, Georgia; a stepmother, Ava Lee, of Bainbridge, Georgia and many nieces, nephews, and friends. A memorial service was held at 2 p.m., Saturday, July 17, at Adams Funeral Home Chapel. Adams Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements (ph. 6745449 or www.adamsfh .com). MELBA JEAN SMITH Mrs. Melba Jean Smith, 78, of Blountstown, passed away Monday, July 12, in Blountstown. Mrs. Smith had lived in Blountstown for several years and was a protestant. No services are planned at this time. Adams Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements (ph. 674-5449 or www.adamsfh.com).The County Record, JULY 21, 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: firstname.lastname@example.org 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 Â643-5410 www.adamsfh.com A Thought to Remember Tim Adams Funeral Director At Adams Funeral Home Âƒwe canÂt afford to provide anything less than flawless service, or to leave you with less than the best impression possibleÂƒwe donÂt lose sight of who weÂre working for-youÂre the one we have to answer toÂƒit is our responsibility to honor your wishes and respect your budgetÂƒweÂre a family in this community supporting our neighbors when they need us, just like youÂƒarranging a fitting tribute is important to you so we go beyond what is expected to ensure the ceremony is beautiful and memorable. O O B B I I T T U U A A R R I I E E S S M M E E S S S S A A G G E E O O F F T T H H A A N N K K S S Senior Citizens seeking auction items for Death By Chocolate'The family of Dr. M.C. Eldridge would like to thank all our many friends for all the wonderful acts of love and kindness shown to our family. Thank you for your cards, letters, food, flowers, thoughts, and prayers. It is very comforting to know that people love and care about your family. We will remember each of you and your actions in our thoughts, and prayers as we thank God for you all. Love, The family of Dr. M.C. Eldridge * The family of John Henry Tipton, Sr. would like to express our thanks to all the many family members and friends who came together in our time of loss. Thank you for the flowers, calls, prayers and support during our time of loss. Special thanks to Dr. M. Farooqi and staff, Peavy Funeral Home, Rev. Carlton Baggett, Rev. Dan Thomas, Covenant Hospice and Calhoun County Transit. The family of John Henry Tipton, Sr.
Blountstown's Masonic Lodge presented appreciation awards to several community members following a dinner last Tuesday night. Above, awards went to (from left) Aileen Cataldo (friendliest teller in the county), Brook Ann Miles (treasurer for the Kinard VFD), Clarissa Medina (Girl Scouts), Janice Moore (outstanding teacher), Susan Barfield (12 years with the tax collector's office), Lodge Secretary Efrain Medina. Pictured at center, Secretary Medina thanks Colonel David Odum for his presentation during the meeting. Below, awards went to (from left) BPD Ofc. Warren Tanner (School Resource Officer), Thomas Matautia (corrections award), Robin Richards (CARE program and Ministry Center), Cassie Futch (Clerk's Office), and Lt. Adam Terry (Sheriff's Office).The County Record, JULY 21, 2010, P P a a g g e e 1 1 1 1 Legal NoticeN 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 HEREBY GIVEN THAT CHARLES E.NEWSOME, 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.528 Year of Issuance:2003 Parcel# 05-1N-11-0000-0021-0000 DESCRIPTION OF PROPERTY:The Southwest Quarter of the Northeast Quarter of the Southeast Quarter of Section Five (5), Township 1 North, Range 11 West, Comprising a total of Ten (10) Acres, more or less, and located in Calhoun County, State of Florida. NAME IN WHICH ASSESSED:Howard Quick, Jr., P.O.Box 905, Slocomb, AL 36375 Said Property being 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 the 5th day of August, 2010 at 10:00 A.M.CST. RUTH W.ATTAWAY Clerk of Circuit Court of CALHOUN COUNTY, FLORIDALegal NoticeIN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE FOURTEENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR CALHOUN COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO.:2010:188-CA NEAL LAND & TIMBER COMPANY, INC. Plaintiff, -vsTHE ESTATE OF O.O.COOPER, All of the heirs-at-law and beneficiaries of O.O. COOPER, deceased, and THE ESTATE OF HARDY RIVERS RUSS, All the heirsat-law and beneficiaries of HARDY RIVERS RUSS, deceased BERNICE GLOVER, individually, and ROSANNA SOLOMAN, individually, and any person or persons claiming by and through or associated with the above estates Defendants. N O T I C E O F A C T I O N TO:Defendants, All of the heirs-at-law and beneficiaries of O.O.Cooper, deceased, and all the heirs-at-law of Hardy Rivers Russ, deceased, domiciles, residences, and addresses unknown and all others whom it may concern: YOU ARE NOTIFIED that an action to quiet title to Plaintiff, Neal Land & Timber Company, Inc., property in Calhoun County, Florida, described as: Parcel #1:SE of SW of Section 31, Township 1 South, Range 8 West, Calhoun County, Florida, Containing 40 acres, more or less. Parcel #2:SW of SE of Section 31, Township 1 South, Range 8 West, Calhoun County, Florida, Containing 40 acres, more or less. Parcel #3:SE of SE of Section 31, Township 1 South, Range 8 West, Calhoun County, Florida, Containing 40 acres, more or less. has been filed against you and you are required to serve a copy of your written defenses, if any, to it on J.David House, PlaintiffÂ’s attorney, whose address is: 16865 SE River Street, Blountstown, Florida 32424, on or before August 6, 2010, and file the original with the clerk of this Court either before service on PlaintiffÂ’s attorney or immediately thereafter;otherwise a default will be entered against you for the relief demanded in the complaint. Dated this 30th day of June, 2010. RUTH W.ATTAWAY CLERK CIRCUIT COURT CALHOUN COUNTY, FLORIDALegal NoticeM O S S Y P O N D C O M M U N I T Y C E N T E R DOOR AND WINDOW INSTALLATION PROJECT # 014.170 NOTICE TO RECEIVE SEALED BIDS The Calhoun County Board of County Commissioners will receive sealed bids from any qualified person, company or corporation interested in constructing the following project: CALHOUN COUNY MOSSY POND COMMUNITY CENTER DOOR AND WINDOW INSTALLATION Plans and specifications can be obtained at Preble-Rish, Inc., 20684 Central Ave. East, Blountstown, FL 32424;(850) 6743300.The bid must conform to Section 287.133(3) Florida Statutes, on public entity crimes. Completion date for these projects will be 30 days from the date of the Notice to Proceed presented to the successful bidder. Liquidated damages for failure to complete the project on the specified date will be set at $250.00 per day. All bidders must be licensed General Contractors with the State of Florida. Please attach a copy of the license with the bid. Please indicate on the envelope that this is a sealed bid, the bid number and what the bid is for. Bids will be received until 12:00 p.m. (C.T.), on August 3, 20 10, at the Calhoun County ClerkÂ’s Office, Calhoun County Courthouse, 20859 Central Avenue East, Room 130, Blountstown, Florida 32424, and will be opened and read aloud on August 3, 20 10, at 2:00 p.m.(C.T.). Cost for Plans and Specifications will be $ 50.00 per set and is non-refundable. Checks should be made payable to PREBLE-RISH, INC. The Board of County Commissioners reserves the right to waive informalities in any bid, to accept and/or reject any or all bids, and to accept the bid that in their judgment will be in the best interest of Calhoun County. ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS-00010Legal NoticeIN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR CALHOUN COUNTY FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION File Number:2010-27PR IN RE:ROBERT R.STEPHENS Deceased. N O T I C E O F A D M I N I S T R A T I O N A N D N O T I C E O F C R E D I T O R S TO ALL PERSONS HAVING CLAIMS OR DEMANDS AGAINST THE ABOVE ESTATE AND ALL OTHER PERSONS INTERESTED IN THE ESTATE: YOU ARE NOTIFIED that the administration of the Estate of Robert R.Stephens, File Number 2010:27PR is pending in the Circuit Court for Calhoun County, Florida, Probate Division, 20859 Central Ave., Blountstown, FL 32424, the address of which is the Calhoun County Courthouse, Blountstown, Florida.The Personal Representative of the Estate is Robert R. Stephens.The name and address of the Personal RepresentativeÂ’s attorney are set forth below. All persons having claims or demands against the Estate are required, WITHIN THREE MONTHS FROM THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE, to file with the Clerk of the above Court a written statement of any claim or demand they may have.Each claim must be in writing and must indicate the basis for the claim, the name and address of the creditor or his agent or attorney and the amount the claim is contingent or unliquidated, the nature of the uncertainty shall be state.If the claim is secured, the security shall be described.The claimant shall deliver sufficient copies of the claim to the Clerk to enable the Clerk to mail one copy to the Personal Representative.All persons interested in the Estate to whom a copy of this Notice of Administration has been mailed are required, WITHIN THREE MONTHS FROM THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE, to file any objection they may have that challenges the validity of the decedentÂ’s Will, the qualifications of the Personal Representative, or the venue or jurisdiction of the Court. DATED this 7th day of July, 2010 Edna W.Stephens P.O.Box 455 Blountstown, FL 32424 J.DAVID HOUSE 16865 S.E.RIVER STREET BLOUNTSTOWN, FLORIDA 32424 (850) 674-5481 FLORIDA BAR #282359 ATTORNEY FOR PERSONAL REP.Legal NoticeIN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR CALHOUN COUNTY FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION File Number:2010-07PR IN RE:INEZ S.DAVIS, a/k/a SUSIE INEZ DAVIS, Deceased. N O T I C E O F A D M I N I S T R A T I O N A N D N O T I C E O F C R E D I T O R S TO ALL PERSONS HAVING CLAIMS OR DEMANDS AGAINST THE ABOVE ESTATE AND ALL OTHER PERSONS INTERESTED IN THE ESTATE: YOU ARE NOTIFIED that the administration of the Estate of Robert R.Stephens, File Number 2010:07PR is pending in the Circuit Court for Calhoun County, Florida, Probate Division, 20859 Central Ave., Blountstown, FL 32424, the address of which is the Calhoun County Courthouse, Blountstown, Florida.The Personal Representative of the Estate is Robert S. Davis.The name and address of the Personal RepresentativeÂ’s attorney are set forth below. All persons having claims or demands against the Estate are required, WITHIN THREE MONTHS FROM THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE, to file with the Clerk of the above Court a written statement of any claim or demand they may have.Each claim must be in writing and must indicate the basis for the claim, the name and address of the creditor or his agent or attorney and the amount the claim is contingent or unliquidated, the nature of the uncertainty shall be state.If the claim is secured, the security shall be described.The claimant shall deliver sufficient copies of the claim to the Clerk to enable the Clerk to mail one copy to the Personal Representative.All persons interested in the Estate to whom a copy of this Notice of Administration has been mailed are required, WITHIN THREE MONTHS FROM THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE, to file any objection they may have that challenges the validity of the decedentÂ’s Will, the qualifications of the Personal Representative, or the venue or jurisdiction of the Court. DATED this 7th day of July, 2010 Robert S.Davis 18751 NE John G.Bryant Rd. Blountstown, FL 32424 J.DAVID HOUSE 16865 S.E.RIVER STREET BLOUNTSTOWN, FLORIDA 32424 (850) 674-5481 FLORIDA BAR #282359 ATTORNEY FOR PERSONAL REP.Legal NoticeB I D N O T I C E Calhoun County Senior Citizens Association, Inc.will be accepting sealed bids on the following surplus vehicle available to the public: One (1) 2006 Ford 12-Passenger Van, vehicle in good condition, mileage 111,152 Asking $5,000.00 Vehicles may be seen at the Calhoun County Transit Facility at 16859 NE Cayson Street, Blountstown, between the hours of 8:00 AM CT 4:00 PM CT, Monday-Friday. If interested place bid in sealed envelope and mark which vehicle you would like to bid on.Bids will be opened at the Board of Directors meeting on Tuesday, August 17, 2010 at 8:00 AM.The Board of Directors reserves the right to reject any and all bids.No phone call please.Legal NoticeIN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 14TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR CALHOUN COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO.2010-0095-DR EBONY THOMAS KIRKLAND, Petitioner and JAMES I.KIRKLAND, III, Respondent N O T I C E O F A C T I O N F O R D I S S O L U T I O N O F M A R R I A G E To:JAMES I.KIRKLAND, III 1080 E.CR.8 ASHFORD, AL 36312 YOU ARE NOTIFIED that an action has been filed against you and that you are required to serve a copy of your written defenses, if any, to it on EBONY THOMAS KIRKLAND, whose address is 16978 NW MAYO STREET, APT.1004, BLOUNTSTOWN, FL 32424 on or before August 13, 2010, and file the original with the clerk of this Court at 20859 Central Ave., E., Room 130, Blountstown, FL 32424, before service on Petitioner or immediately thereafter.If you fail to do so, a default may be entered against you for the relief demanded in the petition. Copies of all court documents in this case, including orders, are available at the Clerk of the Circuit CourtÂ’s office.You may review these documents upon request. You must keep the Clerk of the Circuit CourtÂ’s office notified of your current address.(You may file Notice of Current Address, Florida Supreme Court Approved Family Law form 12.915.) Future papers in this lawsuit will be mailed to the address on record at the clerkÂ’s office. WARNING:Rule 12.285, Florida Family Law Rules of Procedures, requires certain automatic disclosure of documents and information.Failure to comply can result in sanctions, including dismissal or striking of pleadings. Dated this July 12, 2010 Ruth W.Attaway, Clerk of the Circuit CourtLegal NoticeIN THE CIRCUIT COURT, FOURTEENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OF THE STATE OF FLORIDA, IN AND FOR CALHOUN COUNTY PROBATE DIVISION CASE NO.:2010-024PR IN RE:ESTATE OF WILLIAM E.BAILEY Deceased. N O T I C E O F C R E D I T O R S The administration of the estate of WILLIAM E.BAILEY, whose date of death was February 7, 2010.is pending in the Circuit Court for Calhoun County, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is 20859 Central Avenue E, Rm.130, Blountstown, Florida.The names and addresses of the Personal Representative and the Personal RepresentativeÂ’s attorney are set forth below. All creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedentÂ’s estate on whom a copy of this notice has been served must file their claims within this court WITHIN THE LATER OF 3 MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR 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 decedentÂ’s estate must file their claims with this court WITHIN 3 MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE. ALL CLAIMS NOT SO FILED WITHIN THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH IN SECTION 733.702 OF THE FLORIDA PROBATE CODE WILL BE FOREVER BARRED. NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH ABOVE, ANY CLAIM FILED TWO (2) YEARS OR MORE AFTER THE DECEDENTÂ’S DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED. The date of the first publication of this notice is July 21, 2010. Personal Representative: DORIS E.BARRETT 8705 Waltham Court Tallahassee, Florida 32311 (850) 877-7258 Attorney for Personal Representative: Sandra G.Green, Esquire Florida Bar No.396044 1105 Hays Street Tallahassee, FL 32301 Telephone:(850) 577-1800Legal Noticef Pursuant to Section 98.075, Florida Statutes, and information provided by the State of Florida Division of Elections, the Calhoun County Supervisor of Elections hereby provides notice that the following individuals are potentially ineligible to be registered to vote in Calhoun County and may be declared ineligible to vote if they fail to contact the SupervisorÂ’s Office within 30 days after the date this notice is published: Kendja L.Martin, 15664 SW Faircloth Rd., Blountstown, FL 32424 Clarissa L.Pouncy, 21214 SE Mayhaw Dr., Blountstown, FL 32424 An individual who fails to respond to this notice may also have his or her name removed from the statewide voter registration system.Any individual listed may contact the SupervisorÂ’s Office no later than 30 days after the date this notice is published to receive information regarding the basis for the potential ineligibility and the procedure to resolve the matter.Should a listed individual need further assistance, he or she should contact the Calhoun County Supervisor of Elections Office at (850) 674-8568.Published July 21, 2010, as required by Florida law. MARGIE C.LARAMORE CALHOUN COUNTY SUPERVISOR OF ELECTIONS 20859 CENTRAL AVE.EAST, RM.G-10 BLOUNTSTOWN, FL 32424 PHONE(850) 674-8568 LEGAL NOTICESDeadline Monday Noon Please Email Your Ads to email@example.com faxes please Special Meeting The City of Blountstown is having a Special Meeting on July 27, 2010, at 6:00 P.M. The Meeting will be held in the City Council Chambers located at 17262 N. W. Angle Street, Blountstown, Fl. The topic of discussion will be the Fall application of the Community Development Block Grant. July 21, 2010 BUSINESS CARDSCOPIESFAX SERVICEJOB PRINTING The County RecordCentral Ave. Â• 674-5041 Masonic Lodge presents awards of appreciation Special delivery for birthday girl from dad in QatarKeira Batson is celebrating her fifth birthday today. Her mom, Stacy Batson, put on a party Saturday where Keira received a special delivery: a puppy from her daddy in Qatar. Christopher Batson is serving with the Army National Guard and he arranged for his little girl to receive her new pet, Bella. She was so excited and even had a special outfit on the dog before the weekend was over!
The County Record, JULY 21, 2010, P P a a g g e e 1 1 2 2 REBATES AS HIGH AS $6,500$ $ 6,500 6,500 ON SELECT NEW TRUCKS ON SELECT NEW TRUCKS www.hopkinsgmc.com Check Us out On Facebook! 2009 Dodge 2009 Dodge GRAND CARAVAN GRAND CARAVAN 2008 Nissan 2008 Nissan XTERRA XTERRA 2006 Chevy 2006 Chevy MALIBU MALIBULow Miles, Stow-n-Go, Pwr Pkg, Room For Whole Family! #34559 $ $ 18,611 18,611AT, V6, Pwr Pkg, Tow Package, Clean! #33769 $ $ 17,985 17,985Auto, 4 cyl, Pwr Pkg, CD, Low Payments, Gas Saver! #34569 $ $ 8,900 8,900 2004 Buick 2004 Buick LESABRE CUSTOM LESABRE CUSTOM 2008 Ford 2008 Ford SPORT TRAC SPORT TRAC 2009 Chrysler 2009 Chrysler 300 TOURING 300 TOURINGOne Owner, Local Trade, Low Miles, CD, All Pwr, #346191 $ $ 8,995 8,995Local Trade, V6, Pwr Pkg, One Owner, Must See! #67651 $AVE $AVELeather, Low Miles, Luxury! Chrome Pkg! #34529 $ $ 21,985 21,985 2010 Dodge 2010 Dodge RAM 1500 SLT RAM 1500 SLT 2008 Volkswagon 2008 Volkswagon JETTA JETTA 2009 Hyundai 2009 Hyundai SONATA SONATAPwr Pkg, CD, Keyless, Only 16K Miles! WHY BUY NEW! #34609 $ $ 24,734 24,734AT, 4 cyl, All Power, CD, Low Payments! #34499 $ $ 13,985 13,985Power Pkg, CD, Keyless Entry, MUST SEE! #34269 $ $ 14,985 14,985 2009 Chevy SILVERADO CREW CABPwr Pkg, CD, Keyless, V8, Only 26K Miles, Clean! #33649 $23,9672008 Ford EDGELow Miles, All Power, Super Clean, PRICED TO SELL! #34189$17,9852008 Chevy AVALANCHE Z71 4X41 Owner, Local Trade, Loaded! Sunroof, Heated Bucket Seats! Touring, Leather, Low Miles, Chrome Pkg #67441$35,995 STOP ON BY AND CHECK OUT ALL THE SAVINGS!!! STOP ON BY AND CHECK OUT ALL THE SAVINGS!!! Guaranteed Credit Approval ÂBad, Good, Little,Too Much Âƒ It DoesnÂt Matter Âƒ Approval In 5 Minutes!ÂŽ 4909 Hwy. 90 E Â€ Marianna (850) 526-3456 (800) 944-6726 (800) 944-6726 STOP ON BY AND CHECK OUT ALL THE SAVINGS!!! STOP ON BY AND CHECK OUT ALL THE SAVINGS!!! New Calhoun County Runway OpensThe Calhoun County Industrial Development Authority officially opened the new 3,100-foot runway at the Calhoun County Airport last Wednesday. This runway offers a new option to local pilots with much larger aircraft. The next phase of the airport's improvements will be the completion of 24 new Thangars. The airport is located within the Calhoun County Industrial Park.Two planes try out the new runway at the Calhoun County Airport.USDA Farm Service Agency Florida State Executive Director Tim Manning has announced that 2009 asparagus, 2009 catfish, and 2008 shrimp have been certified under the Trade Adjustment Assistance for Farmers (TAAF) Program. Producers will have 90 days to apply for the program. Â“The program provides technical assistance and cash benefits to eligible producers of raw agricultural commodities and fishermen who have been hurt by import competition.Â” said Manning. Catfish and asparagus have been certified nationally and shrimp has been approved for Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina and Texas. The Farm Service Agency County Offices will accept application packets from June 25, 2010 through September 23, 2010 on all three commodities. FSA Form 229-1 and other needed documentation must be submitted by the closing date. Late applications will not be approved. The application form is available at FSA offices or at: http://www.fas.usda. gov/itp/taa/taaforms.asp The program provides for training to establish initial and long-term business plans and consists of three components and attendance is required at each for payment eligibility. Payments to implement the plans will be available after the training is complete and the business plans have been approved. Payments will be the same for all approved business plans ranging from $4,000 for an initial plan to $8,000 for a long-term plan. These payments may be reduced depending on the level of program participation. Approved applicants may also be reimbursed for travel expenses incurred to attend the initial technical assistance training. Producers are asked to contact their local FSA county office for details. Commodities approved for trade assistance for farmers SUBSCRIBE TODAY!
A A U U C C T T I I O O N N PUBLIC AUCTION Saturday, July 24, 2010 10:00 A.M. (Inspection one hour prior to sale) JACKSON COUNTY SHERIFF DEPARTMENT Hwy.90 W., Marianna, FL Abandoned Vehicles, Department Vehicles (Most Wrecked), Abandoned Miscellaneous Items Diving, Fishing, Hunting, Tires & Rims, Electric & Hand Tools, Speakers, Toys Mason Auction & Sales LLC #AU642 & AL 1111 850-263-0473 Office 850-258-7652 Chad 850-849-0792 Gerald www.masonauction.comB B O O A A T T S S 14 ft.aluminum boat and motor with 25 hp Mercury motor, trailer, console with steering wheel, anchors, seats, etc.$1875 OBO.Call 4470357.A A U U T T O O S S 1988 Mercury Sable, 160,000 miles, good condition, air works good, new transmission, $900 OBO.Call 674-2925 or 2725856. 2007 Jeep Wrangler Sahara 4X4, automatic, low miles, black/gray, $5750.For details and pictures contact firstname.lastname@example.org/561-2449447. 2002 Kia Optima, 185,000 miles, standard, AC works, $2000 OBO.Call 573-5656.F F O O R R R R E E N N T T 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. 3 acres of land with 2 mechanic shops, and 1 storage building close to town.$600.00 per month.For more information call Jan Dickens at 580541-6241 anytime. Large lot, dead-end road, fence yard.2 bedroom, 2 full bath, 12 x 70 mobile home, C/A, refrigerator, stove. $400/month plus cleaning deposit.No pets, no children. Available July 1, 2010.Call 674-4011. 2 bedroom, 2 bath mobile home for rent off Hwy.69-A in Altha, nice size yard, $450/mo. Includes garbage and yard maintenance.Absolutely no pets.850-674-5216. 4 bedroom, 2 bath home with screened porch, fenced yard, new appliances, carport, near the prison, no pets.$500/mo., $500/deposit.Call 674-4354 or 643-7341.F F O O R R S S A A L L E E Toaster oven, box of clothes, tan love seat and chair, three lion statutes, $60;sleeper sofa, $40, or all for $100.Call 6743264. Dunlap radial mud rovers, 31 x 1150 R15, 8Â”wide for Toyota 4 wd, 6 lug.Will trade for regular stock wheels and tires for Toyota of equal value.Call 6747626. Dining room table with 4 chairs and bench, solid wood, great condition, $225, negotiable;printer used less than one dozen times, $25;computer key board, like new, $25. Call Howard Boyd at 237-1338 after 5:00 p.m.or leave message. Ranger Two electric wheel chair, new motor and batteries, 4 years old.Just got new one. Call 6748710. Towing packing for small vehicle, $75;deluxe booster seat for child, $15.Call 674-4475. 2008 Harley-Davidson Softail Fat Boy FLSTF, 6 spd., 1584cc, fast sale, asking $5700.More details at email@example.com/813-3217869. Happy Jack Liquivic: Recognized safe & effective against hook & roundworms by US Center for Veterinary Medicine.ALTHA FARMERS COOP (762-8749).www.happyjackinc.com. New tires one set and spare (20 in), $120 each;one spare (17 in.), $80.Call 786-3806825. 2000 Kawasaki Ultra 150 jet ski with galvanized trailer.Call 674-8092 or 573-0616. Living room set, good condition, brown and tan couch and chair;two end tables, coffee table, $300;student desk, $25; combination 19Â”tv, DVD, VCR, $75;exercise bike, $50;toaster oven, $75;microwave, $40; medical pottie chair, $40;best offer on queen air mattress, outdoor grill, coolers, garden tools.Call 850-728-9918. 1998 Honda Recon 254, $1,000 OBO.Call 850-4473663. Fat Cat mini bike, $200.Call 850-447-3663.F F R R E E E E P P E E T T S S Beagle puppy, male, free to a good home.Call 674-4475 or 674-8320. Free kittens, part Burmese, wormed and litter trained.Call 592-2689.J J O O B B S S 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.B B A A B B Y Y C C H H I I C C K K S S Baby chicks for sale, mix breed, up to 5 weeks old, $2.50;baby turkeys, Eastern wild turkey, 5 weeks old, $20.Call 674-2777.R R E E A A L L E E S S T T A A T T E E 3 bedroom, 2 bath mobile home for sale on 18 acres.Has an above ground pool, double carport, porch on front and back, additional well and septic tank on property.$118.500 OBO.Call 643-7480, 643-8755 or 674-2132 after 5:00 p.m. 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.S S E E R R V V I I C C E E S S IDA B.McCLELLAN Professional Property Researcher Over 15 years experience Deeds, Mortgages, Notary Public Services (850) 674-3629, (850) 363-8757 email: firstname.lastname@example.orgWill do babysitting in my home.References available. Call 674-6022 or 447-1597. NEED SMALL TRACTOR WORK? CALL 850-762-8197W W A A N N T T E E D D Wanted:couch and chair.No money to purchase, but if you have something you are giving away, please call 643-5030.Y Y A A R R D D S S A A L L E E S S Large estate/garage sale on Saturday from 7:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.at 13546 SW County Road 275, Blountstown.Furniture, many collectibles and household items. Multi family yard sale Saturday from 8:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.on Hwy.287 in Clarksville. Dining table with 4 chairs, glider rocker with ottoman, Xbox 360 drum set, steering wheel with pedals, V-Smile games, car seats, clothes, toys, DVD players, many extras.The County Record, JuLY 21, 2010 P P a a g g e e 1 1 3 3 Deadline Monday Noon Â FAX: 674-5008 Â Phone: 674-5041 Â E-mail: email@example.com Tell Your Friends They Can Go On-Line For A Look At WhatÂ’s In This WeekÂ’s County Record www.thecountyrecord.net Updated Every Friday Summerlin Motors3905 W. Hwy. 90 in MariannaHAND-PICKED QUALITY CARS & TRUCKSToll Free: 1-888-740-8222Bus: (850) 526-5254 Res: (850) 762-3679SLOW CREDIT, NO PROBLEM! W.A.C BEST DEAL IN THE TRI-STATE AREA! 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-OÂ’BryanINSURANCE603 N. Main St., Blountstown, FL Need A Rubber Stamp? Place Your Order With Us For Fast Service at Reasonable Prices The County Record Between Hopkins and Badcock 674-5041 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 Seeking Administrator The Panhandle Public Library Cooperative is seeking an Administrator with ALA accredited MLIS/MLS Degree with two professional years in a public library. Contact Elise Swafford at 850-482-9296 Parthenon Healthcare of Blountstown Is currently seeking individuals who are team players, enthusiastic, and well organized for the following positions. LPN/RN 7:00 am 7:00 pm 7:00 pm 7:00 am CNA 3:00 pm 11:00 pm Cook/Dietary Aides 5am-1:15pm 11:30am-7:45pm Parthenon Healthcare of Blountstown offers: Â Great Pay Â Blue Cross Blue Shield Benefits Â Direct Deposit If you possess all of these requirements and would like to join our team, you can fax: 850-674-9384; Phone 850-674-5464 or apply in person 17884 NE Crozier Street, Blountstown, Fl. We are a Safe Minimal Lifting Environment Candidates must submit to a FDLE background check and a preemployment drug screen. FOR RENT Blountstown Church Building 4653 sq. ft. Sanctuary, furnihed kitchen, small rooms for classes, Central A/C, Large yard & Playground area Located at 16970 NW 22 ST. $475 Rent + $500 Deposit Call Cindy 674-2777 Accepting Applications The Blountstown Police Department is accepting applications for a full-time Police Officer. All applicants must be at least 19 years of age, a citizen of the United States, a high school graduate or equivalent, of good moral character, not have been convicted of any felony or misdemeanor involving perjury of false statement and certified by the Florida Criminal Justice Standards and Training Commission. Applications may be picked up at the Blountstown Police Department located at 16908 NE Pear Street. The deadline for applying is July 29th, 2010. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and a drug free workplace. July 21, 28, 2010 FARM WORKERS AND CROP LABORERS Shoreham, Vermont Area. 15 temporary positions at Sentinel Pine Orchards, Inc. To start approx. 0 8/02/10 to 10/15/2010. Shoreham, Vermont Area. 20 temporary positions at Champlain Orchards, Inc. To start approx. 0 8/06/10 to 12/26/ 2010. Cornwall, Vermont Area. 31 temporary positions at Sunrise Orchards, Inc. To start approx. 0 8/07/10 to 11/05/2010. Monkton, Vermont Area. 2 temporary positions at Boyers Orchard. To start approx. 0 8/02/10 to 12/10/2010. South Hero, Vermont Area. 10 temporary positions at Allenholm Farm. To start approx. 0 8/12/10 to 10/29/2010. Workers needed to do field and orchard work, hand weeding, hoeing, pruning, planting etc. for diversified crops. Will also harvest crops. A great deal of heavy lifting, standing, bending, kneeling & climbing ladders for long periods of time. Guaranteed wage is $ 10.16 per hr. Piece Rate of .85 per 11/ 8 bu. Prod. standards required. Work is guaranteed for 3/4 of contract period. Tools are provided without cost. Housing provided at no cost to workers who reside outside of the normal commuting distance. Transportation cost reimbursed after 15 days or 50% of contract period, whichever comes first. Contact: The Nearest Department of Labor Office for application and referral. The following are the Job order numbers: Sentinel Pine Orchards, Inc. 82796 Champlain Orchards, Inc. 82817 Sunrise Orchards, Inc. 82842 Boyers Orchard82799 Allenholm Farm8296 July 21, 2010 FARM WORKERS AND CROP LABORERS Cornwall, Vermont Area, 4 Temporary workers needed at Sunrise Orchards, Inc. to pack apples in packing house. To start approx. 08/07/2010 to 04/05/2011. Shoreline, Vermont Area, 6 Temporary workers needed at Sunrise Orchards, Inc. to pack apples in packing house. To start approx. 08/06/2010 to 06/11/2011. A great deal of standing a heavy lifting Hourly wage is $10.16 per hr. Workers will also harvest apples at $.85 per 1-1/8 bu. box with an hourly guarantee of $10.16 per hr. Orchard Labor is at $10.16 per hr. Work is guaranteed for 3/ 4 of the contract period. Tools provided without cost. Housing provided to workers outside of the commuting distance. Transportation cost reimbursed after 15 days or 50% of contract period, whichever comes first. Contact: The Nearest Department of Labor Office for application and referral. The following are the Job order numbers: Sunrise Orchards 82845 Champlain Orchards 82818 July 21, 2010 Agricultural Equipment Operator Cornwall, Vermont Area, 1 Temporary worker needed at Sunrise Orchards, Inc. for apple deliveries six days a week. Starting at 4 AM. Drive within 250 mile radius. As the need arises, will also do orchard work and harvest apples. To start approx. 08/07/2010 to 04/05/2011. A great deal of heavy lifting, standing, bending and climbing for long period of time. Wage is $12.50 per hour. Apple harvest is $.85 per 1-1/8 bu. box with an hourly guarantee of $12.50 per hour. Production standards required. Work is guaranteed for 3/4 of contract period. Tools are provided without cost. Housing provided to workers who reside outside of community distance. Transportation cost reimbursed after 15 days or 50% of the contract period, whichever comes first. Contact: The Nearest Department of Labor Office for application and referral. Job Order Number: 82846. July 21, 2010
The County Record, JULY 21, 2010, Page 14 Making This RightBeaches ClaimsCleanupEconomic Investment Environmental Restoration Health and Safety WildlifeBPhastakenfullresponsibilityforthecleanupintheGulf.And thatincludeskeepingyouinformed. SearchingForAndCleaningUpTheOil Everymorning,over50spotterplanesandhelicopterssearchfor oiloffthecoast,headingtoareaspreviouslymappedwithsatellite imageryandinfraredphotography.Onceoilisfound,theyradio downtothe6,000shipsandboatsofallsizesthataresupporting thecleanupeffortandworkingtocollecttheoil.Theseare thousandsoflocalshrimpingandfishingboatsorganizedinto taskforcesandstriketeams,plusspecializedskimmersmobilized fromasfarastheNetherlands. Wehaverecoveredmorethan27milliongallonsofoil-water mixturefromtheGulf.Othermethodshavealsohelpedremove millionsofadditionalgallonsofoilfromthewater.WeÂvedeployed morethan8millionfeetofboomtoprotectbeachesandsensitive wildlifeareas. HurricanePreparedness Intheeventofahurricane,ourfirstpriorityiskeepingpeople safe.IncoordinationwiththeCoastGuardandlocalofficials,we maysuspendoperationstemporarilybuthaveorganizedtoresume themassoonaspossible. OurResponsibility Wehavealreadyspentmorethan$3.2billionrespondingtothe spillandonthecleanup,andnoneofthiswillbepaidbytaxpayers. WewillworkintheGulfaslongasittakestogetthisdone.We maynotalwaysbeperfectbutwewilldoeverythingwecanto makethisright. I grew up on the Gulf Coast. I know these waters. And IÂm doing everything I can to clean them up. Fred Lemond, BP Cleanup OperationsFor assistance, please call: To report oil on the shoreline: (866) 448-5816To report impacted wildlife: (866) 557-1401 To make spill-related claims: (800) 440-0858 www.Â”oridagulfresponse.comFor information visit: bp.com restorethegulf.govfacebook.com/bpamerica twitter.com/bp_america youtube.com/bp 2010BP,E&P