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50¢ www.bonifaynow.com For the latest breaking news, visit BONIFAYNOW.COM IN BRIEF imes imes imes T imes imes imes imes T T imes imes imes imes T T T A HOLMES COUNTY C onnec t with us 24/7 G et br eak ing new s videos e xpanded st or ies phot o galler ies opinions and mor e ... @WCN_HC T ‘n hƒ s } p s ˆ qz n% bonifa yno w .c om Wednesday, JULY 16 2014 Volume 124, Number 14 INDEX Arrests ................................. A3 Opinion ................................ A4 Society ................................. B2 Sports .................................. A7 Extra .................................... B1 Faith .................................... B4 Obituaries ............................ B5 Classi eds ....................... B8-10 Community Meeting The Holmes County Sheriff‘s Of ce will hold two community meetings to discuss issues relating to current events, the latest crime trends, and active scams. The rst meeting will be held at 7 p.m., July 22, at the Pine Log Fire Department, and the second will be held at 6 p.m., Aug. 5, at Esto Town Hall. Anyone interested in hosting a community meeting in their area is asked to contact the HCSO at 547-4421. Job Fair Marianna — CareerSource Chipola will host a regional job fair from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. Thursday, July 17, at the National Guard Armory in Marianna. For more information, call 850-633-4419. Correction The item in the July 9 edition of the Holmes County Times-Advertiser “School board debates live vs. virtual Spanish teacher,” the following comment was erroneously attributed to school board member Shirley Owens: “This estimate was based on a $40,000 salary gure which could vary depending on the number of years they teach ... Then there’s health insurance that we absorb. I don’t think we should jump into it quickly.” The comment was made by school board member Debbie Kolmetz, who also moved the issue be tabled until the board could better explore their options. The Times-Advertiser apologizes for the error. Phone: 850-547-9414 Website: bonifaynow.com Fax: 850-547-9418 By CECILIA SPEARS 658-4038 | @WCN_HCT cspears@chipleypaper.com BONIFAY — Owner of Stateline Liquors, located at 1065 State Road 179A in Westville, Mike Joshi came before the Holmes County Board of County Commissioners during their June 8 meeting to request expanding his liquor store into a full-service bar. “I have a liquor store in Westville that has been open for almost 40 years,” said Joshi. “I am now trying to open a bar and I need permission with the county as rules and regulations follows. I have letters signed by the local residents that say they do not have a problem with me opening a bar.” County Attorney Jeff Goodman requested Holmes County Building Inspector Roger Williams to speak to the Board on what information he had on the matter. Williams informed the Board there is an ordinance in place with restrictions near churches and schools, which he is not and not within a 1,000 feet of a residential home, which can be waivered if the resident agrees. Another condition owner must have a valid Florida restaurant license and a restaurant that serves food “prepared on the premises.” Williams said one of the concerns Joshi has is putting expenses into a restaurant and not have the assurance that the Board will give their permission. Larry Sawyer, claiming to own 90 percent of the land around the store, came to protest Joshi’s efforts. “There’s not enough law enforcement to have a restaurant/ bar in that area,” said Sawyer. “I talked with the local people in that area and they say they’re not interested in having people drinking in that bar and then riding down public roads. Putting a bar Local business requests to extend liquor store into a full-service bar BOCC discusses several items See BOARD A2 Staff Reports Bethlehem native Alan Justice has formerly announced his candidacy for Holmes County’s District 3 School Board seat. A 1990 Salutatorian graduate of Bethlehem High School, Justice attended Chipola College and earned his Bachelors of Health Science in physical therapy from the University of Florida. Since then, he has served the community as a physical therapist, most recently through Alan Justice announces candidacy for District 3 school board seat By CECILIA SPEARS 658-4038 | @WCN_HCT Cspears@chipleypaper.com BONIFAY — City Auditor Hilton Galloway returned to Bonifay for the city’s annual audit with news that brought nods of approval during their regular scheduled meeting on July 14. “After all the accounts are put together it actually shows the city with a $20,000 surplus, which is very positive,” Galloway said. “There is still a lot of leg work ahead to do some reclassi cation for the city. All paperwork is in accordance and there is no discrepancies.” He said that as of last year the City of Bonifay had $7.1 million in on-going debt. However, he commended Mayor Lawrence Cloud on his success in negotiating away $525,000 of that debt and his continued efforts, with the latest amount being $1.2 million. He said the debts that are unable to be negotiated away should be re nanced for a lower interest rate. The income generated from gas taxes and expenses for dayto-day operations “break even,” Galloway said. “Next I would like to touch upon your due diligence on nding the reason for the 34 percent of city water lost per year,” he said. “Whether it is uncharged water or a lot of leaks, there is no account where that water is being lost. The average amount unaccounted for is an average of 8 percent to 25 percent for uncharged water, like for re ghters to use, water fountains at parks, etc.; 34 percent is just too excessive.” Galloway also recommended that the city increase their Bonifay receives welcomed news See BONIFAY A3 By CAROL KENT 638-0212 | @WCN_HCT Ckent@chipleypaper.com A Bonifay man has been charged with possession of marijuana with intent to sell after an investigation revealed he was receiving marijuana through the mail with intentions of distributing it. The Holmes County Sheriff’s Of ce and the Bonifay Police Department received information that marijuana was being delivered through the United States Postal Service to a residence located at 409 Rangeline Street in Bonifay. A search warrant was obtained for the residence, and officers from HCSO and BPD executed that warrant, recovering more than two pounds of marijuana and other narcotics and drug paraphernalia. James Arthur Poh of Bonifay was arrested and charged with possession of controlled substance with intent to sell. The USPS assisted in this investigation. 1 arrested after at home drug delivery MARIJUANA BY MAIL SPECIAL TO THE TIMES-ADVERTISER JAMES POH By CAROL KENT 638-0212 | @WCN_HCT Ckent@chipleypaper.com The Holmes County Sheriff’s Of ce has taken two suspects into custody in connection with a burglary that occurred last month. Joseph Lee, 38, of Bonifay and Geoffery Challender, 31, of Bonifay, were arrested and charged with grand theft, armed burglary, and dealing in stolen property. The arrests come after investigators received information connecting the suspects to a June 11 burglary that took place in the area of Bonifay Gritney Road and Jim Bush Road in which approximately 20 rearms were stolen. Those rearms have been recovered and returned to the owner, and more arrests are pending in the case. HCSO arrests 2 in rearms theft See ALAN JUSTICE A2 DMH launches new I-STAT machine B1 A A A dvertiser


Local A2 | Holmes County Times-Advertiser Wednesday, July 16, 2014 out there would be detrimental to the people in that area because we don’t have a police patrol.” Board approved Goodman’s request to table the matter until the next meeting and he would use those two weeks to sit down with the owner and review what some of his options are. Approved: z Emergency Services Director Interim Roger Dale Hagan requested permission to use up to $3,000 of 911 funds to allow 911 Director Cliff McGowan to receive additional training, explaining there are “points not covered by the previous director due to the pressing needs after the state of emergency the county was under due to the rains.” z Consent Items: June 24 Regular Session Minutes; In surance Committee Recom mendations; Notice to Proceed Sidewalk Phase II; Metcalf Road headwall; Preble Rish Agree ment Sidewalk Project FPID 429661-1-68-01, 429660-1-68-01 NS 429664-1-68-01; Release of Lien with Legear; and FDOT Road Closure of Whitaker and Red dick Mill Road. z At the request of Commissioner Bill Parish the Board pulled Consent Item: Opportunity Florida Letter of Commitment to discuss the annual membership dues of $2,000. Commissioner Kenneth Williams explained that it afforded the county opportunities to expand that they would not have had otherwise, using the latest tower agreement as an example. Opportunity Florida has an agreement with the County to build a new tower and gave it to the County under the condition that as payment Opportunity Florida is allowed to use it for a certain amount of years, leaving a space for County usage. Chair Monty Merchant suggested inviting the Holmes County Development Commissioner to the next meeting to inquire about the benets Holmes County is receiving from being a member of Opportunity Florida. Board approved to table the matter until the next meeting. z Lease Purchase Agreement/Resolution 14-05 Hancock Bank. Goodman explained that the resolution was passed at the last meeting and the Board is now approving of which bank bid they will go with for purchasing a grader. z Borrow Pit Subsurface Exploration and Geotechnical Engineering Evaluation. Merchant explained that the county was interested in a piece of property for another dirt pit and presented the Board with a quote of $5,000 for dirt samples to be tested for quality. He said the land was 40 acres of clear-cut land to help with the county’s steady dirt shortage, “especially with FEMA work coming up.” The vote was approved 4 to 1, with Parish voting “no.” z LAP Sidewalk Bid FPID Bonifay Elementary School, Sandpath Road and State Road 90. County Engineer Cliff Knauer explained that he put these projects out for bid and had a large response at the Pre-bid conference. He also explained that the lowest bidder did not send in an addendum when requested, which caused them to become unqualied to be awarded the bid. Knauer then recommended that the Board approve to go with the next lowest bidders. Board approved Knauer’s recommendation to award the Bonifay Elementary School sidewalks to Marshall Brothers in the amount of $330,683.78; Sandpath Road from Holmes County High School to State Road 10/U.S. 90 to GCUC in the amount of $104,668.10; and State Road 90 from the entrance of HCHS to State Road 79 to Marshall Brothers for $143,575.71. z District 2 Road Foreman Position. The former District 2 Road Foreman retired and Board approved of hiring Jeremy Benton. So we ll Tra ctor Co ., Inc. 2841 Hwy 77 North, Pa nama City www .so we lltr actor co .com So we ll and Ku bota 40 Ye ars of Tr usted Pe rf or manc e We Tr ade for Any thin g That Don’ t Eat! Financing Arranged (W AC) AN EXCITING SALES OPPORTUNITY IN THE NEWS HERALD, WORKING ON: To apply send resume to LGrimes@pcnh.com. Ca ndida te s should ha ve prior ex perienc e in a sales en vir onmen t along with high school diploma or equiv alen t. 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He explained that the income for water usage and expenses to replace the water and sewer lines were too far apart to make a difference. “The audit went very well this year,” said Galloway. After much discussion Council approved of City Attorney Lucas Taylor writing an ordinance to raise the water rates by 10 percent and sewer by four percent this year and four percent every year for three years, which at that time would be readdressed by the council to either increase or decrease. z Council agreed to allow the Bonifay City Garden Club to rearrange the large ower pots in downtown Bonifay in the club's recent efforts to continue beautifying the city. Attending the meeting on behalf of the Bonifay Garden Club was President Adonna Bartlett. Bartlett thanked the city for allowing the garden club to service the city and informed them that the club is possibly going to plant crape myrtles in the large pots. z Council approved of FRDAP Work Plan in the amount of $50,000 complete reimbursable money to x and improve the water park at Middlebrooks Park as well as the basketball court, restrooms, playground and to build an exercise trail. z Council held the rst reading of Ordinance 388, which prohibits residents and lawn care professionals from dumping excessive yard clippings and debris into storm drains and ditches. Taylor explained that he emphasized on “excessive” because the purpose of the ordinance was to stop people from clogging the drainage ways and causing massive ooding issues. He used a recent example of a ditch clogged with debris caused water to overow into someone's residency. He also recommended that a letter be sent out to all licensed lawn care professionals to give them a chance to voice their opinions at the next council meeting. z City Clerk Jeri Gibson explained to the Council that local business owner Henry Pitts was refusing to pay a deposit for water and sewer to his place of business on the grounds that his business does not have water or sewer. Council member Richard Woodham said he begged to differ, stating that Pitts used the water and sewer from the business adjacent him. Council agreed to discuss the matter further with the business owner in hopes of that an agreement be met. The next scheduled meeting of the Bonifay City Council is set for 6 p.m. on July 28. BONIFAY from page A1 co-ownership of Restore Therapy and Wellness in Holmes County. He currently serves on the advisory board for Bethlehem School and Wallace Community College Advisory Committee for the Physical Therapist Assistant Program. Justice and Alison, his wife of 23 years, have three daughters who attend Bethlehem School and mark the fourth generation of family educated in Holmes County schools, giving Justice what he says is a vested interest in the school system from a parent‘s perspective. “I have a vested interest in our school district,” said Justice. “It is my goal to see that every student in Holmes County receives the highest quality education possible. This can be accomplished through effective communication between our administration and staff, making sure our educators have the tools and support necessary to perform their jobs, providing a safe and cultivating environment for our students to learn and fostering community support to propel our schools forward.” Justice says if elected, he hopes to “bring fresh vision and a desire to help create effective and lasting change that will further improve the quality of education.” Justice will face District 3 incumbent Jason Motley in the Aug. 26 election. ALAN JUSTICE from page A1


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The child entered the residence and retrieved his PlayStation 3 to “keep himself occupied.” When the parents returned home and realized he had been in the house, they went next door, and an al tercation ensued. During the course of the disturbance, the fa ther, Norman Cooper, 49, of Marianna, reportedly punched the child in the stomach and slapped him twice. The child subse quently ed the residence. Cooper then armed himself with a claw ham mer and began chasing the child around, attempt ing to strike him, accord ing to police. Deputies say when Cooper was unable to catch him, he threw the hammer at the boy, miss ing him. Cooper then at tempted to tackle the child but missed and fell into the side of the trailer caus ing damage to the skirting, according to police.. Deputies say the mother, Patricia Cooper, 47, of Marianna, became involved in the affray by grabbing the child in a chokehold from behind, eventually throwing him to the oor. Despite the lengthy altercation, the child was relatively unharmed. After the parties re turned to their respective residences, the parents contacted law enforcement to report the child had bur glarized their home. A wit ness conrmed the child’s account of the incident. Norman Cooper was arrested on charges of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon, domestic battery and child abuse. Patricia Cooper was ar rested on charges of do mestic battery and child abuse. Both parents were placed under arrest and lodged in the Jackson County Correctional Facility to await rst appearance. Burglary report leads to child abuse arrests June 16 to July 7 Jean Bielat, failure to appear on violation of probation on giving false name Daniel G. Bullard, possession of marijuana less than 20 grams, possession of drug paraphernalia Charlie William Butler, child support Lisa Carrol, uttering a forged instrument Joseph Cox, housed for Hillsborough Jane Marie Creedon, violation of probation Terrick Crosby, hold for Hillsborough Kevin Eugene Cunningham, no charges listed Kevin Cunningham, aggravated battery Kevin Cunningham, no charges listed Joel Fussell, violation of probation on controlled substance Cameron Garner, grand theft auto Edward James Hayman, driving while under the inuence, driving while license suspended or revoked Eric Hensley, hold for Hillsborough Woodrow Wilson Johnson, out of county warrant Washington County Daniel Carey Jones, violation of probation on possession of marijuana, resist law enforcement ofcer no violence, obstruct crime Bryan Thomas Keough, violation of probation on possession of marijuana less than 20 grams, violation of probation on possession of drug paraphernalia Mark Anthony Land, driving while license suspended or revoked Joseph Lee, possession of meth Amber Nicole Maxwell, armed burglary Theresa Ann McCullough, failure to appear on petit theft Hunter Monday, grand theft James Ryan Mullins, violation of probation on driving while license suspended or revoked Roman Pierce, out of county warrant Shenicka Pittman, violation of probation issue of worthless check Darrell Powell, violation of probation on driving while license suspended or revoked Melinda Faye Roberts, violation of probation on driving while license suspended or revoked Jamey Taylor, aggravated battery domestic violence Anthony Ray Turner, aggravated battery Warren Cody Ward, violation of probation on affray Kevin Welmon, out of county warrant Coffee County Ala Bryan Willis, hold for Hillsborough Eugene Betts, hold for outside agency Eric Birge, hold for Walton County William Blane, driving while license suspended or revoked Rawn Brooks, hold for Hillsborough Cedrick Brown, hold for Hillsborough Jonathan Bruck, hold for Hillsborough Charles Carter, domestic violence battery Randy Michael Carter, driving while license suspended or revoked, driving under the inuence, violation of probation on alcohol purchase for minor Zachary D. Floyd, possession of controlled substance Robert Forte, hold for Hillsborough John Anthony Galvan, aggravated battery with a deadly weapon Wesley Lee Gibson, armed burglary Derrick Tyrone Gosha, out of county warrant Walton County Ryan Blake Grifn, escape, conspiracy to commit escape, principle to battery on corrections ofcer Krystal Helton, violation of probation on possession of marijuana less than 20 grams, violation of probation on driving while license suspended or revoked, violation of probation on possession of paraphernalia Jeffery Holenberg, hold for Hillsborough Brandon Joyner, driving while license suspended or revoked Larry Wayne Lanier, driving under the inuence, driving while license suspended or revoked Robert Matthew Layton, no charges listed Wendy Leistikow, hold for Escambia County Nicholas Edward McCranie, possession of marijuana less than 20 grams Gregory McDonald, domestic assault Reginald Moody, hold for Hillsborough Cesar Luis Morales, driving while license suspended or revoked James A. Poh, possession of controlled substance with intent to sale Ryan Levi Smith, felon in possession of rearm Stacy Thomas, hold for outside agency Holmes County ARRESTS HOLMES COUNTY ShSH ERIFF’S OFFI cC E


O PINIo O N www.bonifaynow.com Wednesday, July 16, 2014 A Page 4 Section The views expressed here are not necessarily those of this paper or Halifax Media Group. WANT MORE? Find us online at chipleypaper.com friend us on Facebook or tweet us @WCN_HCT POSTMASTER: SS end address change to: Holmes County TT imesAA dvertiser P.O O Box 67, Bonifay, FL 32425 U SS P S S 004-341 SUBSCRIPTION RATES IN COUNTY 13 weeks: $13.30; 26-weeks: $19.90; 52 weeks: $32.00 OUT OF COUNTY 13 weeks: $17.70; 26 weeks: 26.50; 52 weeks: $43.00 The Times-Advertiser is published on Wednesdays by Halifax Media Group, 112 E. Virginia Ave., Bonifay, FL 32425. Periodicals postage paid at Bonifay, Florida. Copyright 2013, Halifax Media Group. All Rights Reserved. CO pP Y rR I ghtGHT NO tT I ceCE : T he entire contents of the Holmes County Times-Advertiser are fully protected by copyright and cannot be reproduced in any form for any purpose without the expressed permission of Halifax Media Group. Nicole P. Bareeld, Publisher Carol Kent, Editor Cameron Everett, Production Supervisor Home delivery subscribers may be charged a higher rate for holiday editions. CONTACT US PUBLIS hH ER Nicole Bareeld: nbareeld@chipleypaper.com NE wW S, S pP OR t T S OR O pP I nN IO nN news@ bonifaynow.com CLASSIf F IED & cC IRc C ULAt T IOn N clamb @chipleypaper.com 850-638-0212 Circulation Customer Service 1-800-345-8688 EDIEDI T OROR Carol: ckent@ chipleypaper.com 850-638-0212 AA DVER t T ISI nN G Bill Allard: wallard@ chipleypaper.com 850-547-9414 PLEASE wW I thTH DD O ctCT ORS ME mM ORIAL HOS pP I tT AL’S II SS T A A T mM A chCH I nN E Dear Editor, Are you one of those people who must get a regular pro-time to check the clotting of your blood? If you are here is some very good news for you. Did you know that that our own Doctors Memorial Hospital of Bonifay now has an I-STAT machine? Well, they do! You no longer have to ride to Dothan or Panama City to be able to have this service performed. The I-STAT machine can get all the blood needed for testing by making a pinprick in the end of any nger, and all it takes is just a few drops. If you have rolling veins, or it is difcult to draw blood from your veins, then this is the test for you! The technician in charge will call in test results to your physician. Your doctor will then call you back, same day, with results and adjust Coumadin dosages as needed. This has proved wonderful for my wife, Celedia. Gary Ayres is the technologist in charge of this service. He is assisted by Nancy Ayres, Irman Suva, Arthur DeSampardo and Emelyn Elumir. Services are provided from 7 a.m. until 6 p.m., and arrangement for working people can be provided by calling the laboratory to set up the appointment. Since the program is located in Doctors Memorial Hospital, it is especially convenient for Bonifay and Holmes County residents. Others in the surrounding area should check out this program it can be of service to you. Being able to get this service in Bonifay can have many benets for the people who use it. Examples being, less wear and tear on your vehicle and the time it takes to commute, also you’ll be able to save on gasoline; we travelled to Dothan for 18 years to have my wife, Celedia’s P.T. tested, at times we went up to once a week. You will nd the people in the laboratory very professional, kind, caring and interested in helping you, the patient. Must go now We’re on our way to Doctors Memorial Hospital to get Celedia’s P.T. tested now. Thank heavens they’re so near to us! Frederic Howell Bonifay ItIT ’S tT I mM E tT O pP RO tT E ctCT OUR BORDERS Dear Editor, The issue of immigration law change is one that needs to be put to a stop, except to make the law require that out borders be protected more and totally closed to all illegal crossing. The Obama administration and the liberals and free loaders want to keep violating our current border laws. Legal immigration is ok as it has always been, but not illegal. If it is ok to cross the border illegally, then why not drugs, murders, and etc.? Did you know that if one crosses the North Korean border illegally one gets 12 years of hard labor? If one crosses the Afghanistan border illegally you get shot. Two Americans just got eight years for crossing the Iranian border. If you cross the U. S. border illegally, you get a job, a driver’s license, food stamps, a place to live, health care, housing, child bets, education, and a tax free business for seven years. No wonder we are a country deep in debt. Legal immigrates ok. Illegal immigrates no, no. The Rev. Billy Bruner, Th. D. Cottondale I fully expected to enjoy working with Pat Aukema Dickson recently to learn more about restorations going on now at the First Methodist Church in Chipley, as well as more about the church’s rich history. What I didn’t expect was to learn I have a couple connections of my own to the century old church. My only memory of the church was of eld trips taken as a Kate M. Smith Elementary student before the Christmas holidays to learn about the Chrismon Tree eld trips that I’m told still take place today. As Dickson showed me several old photographs, one from 1907 the rst year the current church held services caught my eye. The photo showed the original parsonage, as well as another building standing next to the church. One was the original parsonage, which as it turns out, later served as the childhood home of my mother’s best friend, Patricia Harden Hardy. According to church records, Rev. G. N. Winslett began building that rst parsonage, and construction was completed during the tenure of Rev. R. C. Williams, who served as minister from 1907-1910. The new parsonage was built in 1956. After a short time being used to house Sunday school classes, the old parsonage was purchased by A.C. and Lizzie May Harden. A.C. and Lizzie May’s daughter, Patricia (Pat) Harden (now Hardy), and my mother, Martha Bowen (now Kent), became friends sometime while attending junior high in Chipley. From then on, the families would be forever intertwined. I have many fond memories of sitting at the Hardens’ dinner table, having both southern cooking and conversation. Both were served warm and with love. I marveled as a child at the many nooks and crannies, including a rather odd-shaped closet in the sitting room Ms. Lizzie May kept lled with books and toys for us kids. I stopped by for a visit when my oldest daughter was around three and noticed happily that many of those old toys were still there, awaiting the newest generation of children. My conversation with Mrs. Dickson stirred a desire to visit the home again soon and look at it with a fresh vision, one lled with knowledge of its rich history. The Oscar Butler house has a lesser connection, but one that thrilled just the same. My daughter, Taylor, became good friends with a young lady named Kimberly Butler soon after we moved back to the area. The home belonged to an uncle and aunt of Brett Butler, who is her father. Their names were Oscar and Sallie Addie Butler, and Sallie Addie is honored by her name appearing in one of the church’s iconic art glass windows. When I think of the many prayers that have been said for loved ones below those beautiful windows, I understand how their value is far from monetary, and I’m sure the Butlers, like so many others, would be pleased with their preservation. I know as soon as they’re back in their rightful but more structurally sound place, I’ll look at them each day on my drive to work. And I’ll smile as I remember the love, work, and dedication shown to this community by the original parishioners, as well as the wonderful relationships that were connected to or born from a church that had a vision. HAVE SOmM E thTH I nN G tT O SAY? Letters to the editor and comments on Web versions of news stories are welcomed. Letters are edited only for grammar, spelling, clarity, space and consistency, but we ask that they be limited to 300 words where possible. Letter writers are asked to provide a home address and daytime telephone number (neither is printed) for verication purposes. Letters may be sent to 1364 N. Railroad Ave., Chipley, FL 32428 or emailed to news@chipleypaper.com. Please specify if the letter should be printed in the Washington County News or Holmes County Times-Advertiser. Questions? Call 638-0212. Finding an unexpected connection CAROL KE ntNT Editor I t is a case of Supreme hypocrisy. The adjective refers to that nine-person tribunal at the top of the American legal system, the noun to its latest act of judicial malpractice. Meaning not the notorious Hobby Lobby decision handed down at the end of June but a lessnoticed ruling a few days later. We have to revisit the former to provide context for the latter. On June 30, the court ruled that a “closely held” corporation can deny employees health insurance covering any contraceptive method that conicts with the company’s religious beliefs. Writing for the majority, Justice Samuel Alito faulted the government for failing, under the Affordable Care Act, to choose the “least restrictive” means of ensuring women access to all FDA-approved methods of birth control. He pointed out that the ACA already makes an exemption for nonprot groups with religious objections; simply ll out a form certifying those objections and they are relieved from having to provide the disputed contraceptives. Alito saw this as a win-win. Employees get the birth control they want — they pay directly to the insurance company — but the government does not “impinge” the organization’s religious beliefs. Three days later,  the court issued an injunction freeing a Christian school — Wheaton College in Illinois  —   from having to ll out the certication form. The school had argued that simply doing the paperwork — the form asks only for name, contact information, signature and date — infringed upon its religious liberty because it would trigger the employee’s ability to get the disputed contraception. So the same form that the court held to be a reasonable compromise on Monday was judged an unreasonable burden on Thursday. Or as Justice Sonia Sotomayor put it in a withering dissent, “Those who are bound by our decisions usually believe they can take us at our word. Not so today.” Indeed, the malleability of the court’s logic suggests these rulings are based less in law than in the personal beliefs of the men on the tribunal. One gets the sense they chose the desired result rst, then backlled whatever “reasoning” would get them there. Which is not just Supreme hypocrisy, but also Supreme faithlessness. And, yes, Supreme sexism. I once saw a protest sign to the effect that if men gave birth, contraception would be bacon avored and dispensed from vending machines. Can anyone argue the truth in that? Would we even be having this debate if some company had a religious objection to Viagra — or vasectomies? And how far down the line must a company’s religious scruples be honored anyway? If it is too much to ask Wheaton College to ll out a form because an employee will be “triggered” to buy contraception on her own, does the school also have a right to scrutinize and approve other purchases made with the salary she earns from them? If she buys whiskey or pornography with “their” money, does the school have a right to object? Not to mention the frightening precedent the court is setting in the name of religious liberty. It makes faith a potential get out of jail free card exempting the holder from any law he nds onerous. Given that Mormons once embraced a theology of racism and evangelical Christians still deny basic freedoms to gay people, the danger of this is obvious. In its rush to confer personhood on organizations and constrain women’s choices, the court steers us toward a day in which corporate rights would trump human rights and you no longer could take for granted that you would be served by a given business without rst checking to make sure you didn’t offend the owner’s religious sensibilities. It’s hard to imagine what that world would be like. Pretty soon, we might not have to. That slippery slope LEONARD PITTS JR. Syndicated Columnist SpSP E c C IAL tT O TIm M ES-A A DVERt T ISER The Harden family has always been an honorary part of my own. From left are Barbara Harden Spangenberg, Patricia Harden Hardy, my mother Martha Bowen Kent, and Dawn Harden Kennedy. SpSP E c C IAL tT O TIm M ES-A A DVERt T ISER This is the current First United Methodist Church as it looked when completed in 1907. The rst building to the right is the original parsonage, which was later moved farther down Highway 90 and has served as the Harden residence for several decades. The second building is the OO scar Butler house. Letters to the EDI tT OR


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HCSO was awarded $10,000 to be used to purchase much needed equipment for the deputies. “It was a combined ef fort and hard work from all the deputies of the sher iff’s ofce that allowed us to place this year,” Capt. John Tate said. The goal of the LEL (Law Enforcement Liai son) program is to reduce trafc related fatalities and injuries by working with law enforcement agencies across the state to boost safety belt use, reduce drunk driving and encourage trafc safety violations. By CECILIA SPEARS 658-4038 | @WCN_HCT cspears@chipleypaper.com BONIFAY — As a change of pace the Holmes County Chamber of Commerce held its monthly meeting at a little known Fortune 500 company called LKQ in Bonifay. LKQ is a salvage com pany that started in 2001 with four employees, mak ing $60,000 in the rst month and now they have 40 em ployees and made more than $13.6 million in revenue as of last year. “The name LKQ comes from an insurance term used with estimates, stand ing for like, kind and qual ity,” said Tom Ponds Plant Manager. Ponds said the process of their business, saying that when a car is consid ered “totaled” the insurance company purchases the damaged vehicle and the ve hicle is then auctioned to be bought by salvage yards to sell parts and pieces to body shops and mechanics. “The family who bought this company was renowned for buying mom-and-pop stores to push them into the bigger industry,” he said. “You may have heard of a couple of the businesses they’ve pushed forward, such as Waste Management and Blockbuster.” After getting into the sal vage business and adding companies like Keystone and DuPont the company, LKQ, now has over 630 facili ties, 6,000 employees and is worth more than $5.1 billion. “We’re about creating revenue,” Ponds said. “You can sell anything on a ve hicle but the busted glass and plastic. Everything is revenue.” For more photos on the chamber’s visit to LKQ. visit www.chipleypaper.com Special to Times-Advertiser The Florida Depart ment of Health in Holmes County sponsored “Girls Night Out” to promote National Women’s Health week Thursday, May 15. “Girls Night Out” is a free event for women in the community. The event was held at New Smyrna Assembly of God and fea tured guest speaker, An drea Metcalf, who has been seen on Fox News, the Today Show, and the Oprah Show. Andrea gave a motivational message on healthy eating and physi cal activity. Local vendors set up booths where they sold items such as jewelry, home dcor, health supple ments, and much more. Bonifay Florist donated 20 oral centerpieces to complete the decorative tables. The event was a success encouraging and empowering women to live healthy lifestyles and pre vent chronic disease such as heart disease and Type2 Diabetes through diet and exercise. HC Health Department’s Girls Night Out a success HSCO wins 10K at Law Enforcement Challenge SPECia IA L T o O TiTI MEs S -ADVERTis IS ER CC ECi I L ia IA SPEa A R s S | Times-Advertiser Members and visitors of the Holmes County Chamber of Commerce met recently at the LKQ, a Fortune 500 company salvage yard stationed in Bonifay. Holmes County Chamber takes tour of LKQ


Local A6 | Holmes County Times-Advertiser Wednesday, July 16, 2014 2014 Universal Uclick rele ase date s: Ju ly 19-2 5 29-1 (14) from The Mini Page 2014 Universal Uclick Bu ildi ng Be au ty S ty l e s o f Ar ch it e ct u re As you wa lk through a city you might notic e that every bloc k has a diff erent feel. The types of buil dings can make eac h part of a cit y feel like a separa te world. Diffe rent building desi gns or mt| •yt•—y (AR-ki-t ekch ur), create a differe nt mood The Mini Pa ge talked with an arc hite ctural historian from the Sa vannah College of Art and Design to learn more about some of the main arc hite ctural styles Clas sical Thous ands of years ago ancient Gree ks designed buil dings so beautiful that people are still mode ling buil dings after them toda y. Ancient Romans base d the ir own arc hitecture on ideas they learned from the Greek s. The arc hite cture style of ancient Gree ce and Rome is know n as t„m‘‘t m„ Greek and Roman arc hite cture had cl ean, simple lines The desi gn y„y†y ‰•‘ or features in their buildings ha ve become a kind of arc hitec tural alphabet. Arc hite cts through time ha ve built thei r own desi gns usi ng this cl assic al alph abet. Some of the most admir ed elements are the massiv e stone columns th at help suppor t Greek bui ldings Colu mn sculptu re Each column is a piec e of sculp ture. Groo ves often run up and down the colu mns. The grooves thicken or thin in specia l patter ns. Decorat ing with grooves is called z„— •‰{ The colu mns them selves were spaced in a strict patte rn. The Greeks had rules for the colu mn design and spacing. For example the space betw een each column was sligh tly wide r than the column itself. Thre e patter ns The Greeks created three different styles of colu mns: the <‹t ( DOR-ic) E‹‰ t ( eye-AHN-ik ) and ;‹‰•|m‰ (kuh -RIN-theeuhn) Each style was decorate d differ ently at the top, or tmŒ •m„ of the colu mn. “Capital” comes from the Latin word for “hea d.” Colu mn styles photo by Steve Swayne The Parthenon (PAR-t huhnon) is a temp le buil t in Athens Greece, to honor the godd ess Athena. This example of clas sic archit ecture was built around 2, 500 years ago. art courtesy Wikipedia <‹t The Doric is the simpl est capital style It looks like a square cushi on sittin g on top of a roun d cushi on. photo by Guillaume Piolle, courtesy Wikipedia E‹‰t The Ionic capital looks like a square cushi on with a curving spiral on each side. photo courtesy Wikipedia ;‹‰•|m‰ Corinth ian is the fanciest style. Its capita l has sides that flare out. Sculptur ed leave s decorat e it. from The Mini Page 2014 Universal Uclick Mi ni Sp y Mini Spy and the gang are visiting the Roman Coloss eum. See if you can find: letter A bird two dogs unicorn head mushroom ruler letter N kite word MINI letter H ladder star ring pencil cat sword bell slice of bread magic lamp TM from The Mini Page 2014 Universal Uclick % /&" + % & &" #/"$. && &" +" /-$ % & "#/ & "$ & $ &! "$."+& % 01. Mix all ing redients in a larg e bow l. Ref rigerate for 10 minute s. 2. Form into pat ties (med ium to thi n rathe r than thick). 3. Spray grill or pan with cook ing spray. 4. Cook 20 minu tes on mediu m hea t, turni ng after 10 minu tes. Do not press on the burg ers wit h a spatula — it will dry them out. 5. Burg ers will be white ins ide when done. 6. Serve with lettuce, tomatoes, ketchup, mustard and any other condiments of your choice on whole-wheat buns. Makes 4 to 6 burgers. You will need an adul t’s hel p with thi s recip e. TM Ro ok ie Co ok ie ’s Re ci pe Ta sty Tu rkey Burgers from The Mini Page 2014 Universal Uclick Mee t Bra dy Ry mer Brady Rymer and the Little Band That Could create roc k music for kids and famili es Their latest CD with guest artists suc h as Elizabeth Mitc hell, L aurie Berkner and Recess is “J ust Sa y Hi!” Brady began pla ying guitar when he wa s about 5. When he wa s in junior high, he his br ot her and two friends formed a roc k band, whic h sta yed together throug h high sc hool. He went to an arts colleg e, and th en be gan pla ying with his band again, touring the country He recorded with them for 13 years before quitting the band to sta y home with his kids Brady co-foun ded a presc hool music program at his son’ s sc hool and began composin g and pla ying music for kids He supports ch arities for ch ildren, especially kids with autis m. photo by Jayme Thornton Gr owin g Fr om the Cla ssica l Anci ent Rome Ancient Romans added arc hes and dome s to buil dings .T hey pla yed with shap es creatin g circula r and oval buil dings as well as rectangle s. Romans were more intere sted in what buildin gs look ed like from the inside than from the outsid e. Ceilin gs were high and œm—„•y w or formed with arc hes They decorated floors and wa lls with †‹‘mt‘ (mo-ZA Yiks). Mosaics are pict ures and desig ns made of smal l pieces of colored stone tile s or glas s. Into the Middl e Ages In the late 300s and 400s, norther n tribes calle d Goths invaded the Roman Empire. These raider s dest royed much of the art, buildings and literat ure in their path. The centuri es after the invasi ons were know n as the