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Board recognizes students, athletes By RANDAL SEYLER

district’s Sunshine State Scholar, the Florida Allstate Band students, the Florida Vocal Association’s Allstate Choir winner and the District CHIPLEY — Monday’s Washington Champion Vernon High School YelCounty School Board meeting was low Jackets. Sarah Boullard was named the all about the kids. The school board recognized the Sunshine State Scholar of Washing638-0212 | @WCN_HCT rseyler@chipleypaper.com

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— Harmony Shores Chorus, the Panama City Chapter of Sweet Adelines International, will present its annual Christmas show, “The Sounds of Christmas” at 6:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 14, at St. Theresa’s Catholic Church. Guests are invited for an evening of song — four-part a cappella harmony style. This year’s show also will feature the Gulf Tones, Panama City’s men’s barbershop chorus, and Mixed Company. Refreshments will be served after the show, and admission is free (donations welcome). St. Theresa’s is at 2056 Sunny Hills Blvd.

Wausau Christmas parade WAUSAU — The town of Wausau will have its annual Christmas Parade at 10 a.m. Saturday. Lineup will begin at 9 a.m. Santa will be at the Possum Palace after the parade to meet with the children, and refreshments will be served. The Masonic Lodge will host a

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ton County. Boullard was very involved with the STEM program, and she has worked hard for the honor of Sunshine State Scholar, said Gail Riley, curriculum and instruction director for the district.

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Sarah Boullard was named Sunshine State Scholar of Washington County. Her award was announced Monday at the Washington County School Board meeting in Chipley. PHOTO BY RANDAL SEYLER | The News

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Planning Commission hears Rhythm project update Grant might pave some roads developers were to improve By RANDAL SEYLER

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Kate M. Smith Elementary School’s “Absolutely Best Chili” was a winner at Saturday’s inaugural Chamber Chili Cook-off at the Farmers Market complex in Chipley. The cook-off was part of this year’s Christmas Fest, which included a parade, an open house at the Washington County Historical Museum, and a visit from Santa. For more photos, see Page A8 and Page B1.

Vernon City Council seeking volunteers for recreation board By RANDAL SEYLER

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CHIPLEY — The Vernon City Council is looking for a few good volunteers to help the city provide recreational opportunities to the town’s children. “At the banquet we recently had, we had sign-up sheets out for volunteers and no one signed up,” Mayor Michelle Cook said Monday during the city council’s December workshop. “We need people to volunteer for the recreation board and to coach ball teams.” Councilman Tray Hawkins said many of the children participating in city football and baseball programs actually live outside of city limits, and recreation programs provide an important service to Washington County and Vernon residents. “One problem I have is that when I ask people if they would

volunteer, they say they don’t have kids playing in the sports,” Hawkins said. “Just because you don’t have kids playing doesn’t mean you can’t help other kids.” Cook said the deadline for planning the 2014 seasons and ordering supplies is soon approaching. “We have our first big meeting coming up on Jan. 25,” she said. One volunteer for the recreation board, Brook Warriner, was at the workshop to meet the council and volunteer his time to the board. Volunteers who work with the recreation programs are asked to submit to a background check as part of the screening process. Hawkins asked that anyone interested in volunteering to help call City Hall at 535-2444. “I would like the city to think about looking at a 1-cent sales tax sometime in the future,” Hawkins said. “That would broaden out our revenue pool

and would help fund our recreation department.” Annette Lanham told the council she would be stepping down from her position as advocate for the canning center. Lanham teaches canning classes for the county extension office and has been working for two years to get the Washington County Canning Center reopened in Vernon, but the original canning center building has been sold to the Department of Transportation and will be demolished so State Road 79 can be widened to four lanes. Lanham has worked to raise funds and find a home for the canning center, but she said Monday she is stepping down from that role. “I still support the canning center, and I still want to see it come back to Washington County,” Lanham said. “If anyone else wants to take over, I will be glad to support them 100 percent. I think it is a very worthy project.”

CHIPLEY — The developers of the controversial Rhythm housing development have been busy behind the scenes, but nothing has occurred at the site, according to a biennial report presented to the Washington County Planning Commission on Monday, Dec. 3. “There is a requirement that every other year we give a status report,” said J. Scott Henderson of the Tallahassee-based Henderson Planning Group LLC. The report was presented to the commissioners by Mike DeRuntz, the county’s senior planner. “It’s been a slow start, clearly, and we had a lot of things to do,” Henderson said in an interview Thursday. One of the major accomplishments is getting the Rhythm DRI’s Consumptive Use Permit, which is pending before the Northwest Florida Water Management District, for potable and irrigation water service. The developers also have conducted a major market study to determine demand for the housing development. “The demand was stronger that anticipated,” Henderson said. “We were really excited about the results; they were very encouraging.” Henderson said some timber work will be starting in next 30 days, so the developers will sit down with the county to discuss that work. “We will have to do all the flagging that is necessary to protect conservation areas and property lines.” “Part of the challenge is that the commissioners did not understand the length of time you have to go through during the permitting process,” Henderson said. “We have at least another year’s worth of work we have to wrap up.” Tasks the developers face in the

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Pancake Breakfast at 6 a.m. at the Light Show from 6-8 p.m. Dec.13lodge. For more information, call Town 15 at the park. Admission is free. Clerk JoAnn Hayes at 638-1781. Donations will be accepted for future light shows. Donations will also be Christmas Lights Show accepted of pet food and other pet items. To set up a display or for more SNEADS — Three Rivers State Park information, call 482-9006. will have its 10th annual Christmas

near future include getting a conservation easement for 800 of 940 acres, a flag survey of all of wetlands, all background studies, water sampling, fish sampling and wildlife management studies for the next level of the habitat management plan, Henderson said. According to the biennial report, no development activities have occurred on the property to date. No tracts of land, undeveloped or developed, have been sold by the developer. Also, there have been no tracts of land purchased, leased or optioned by the developer adjacent to the property. According to the report, the work program tasks underway as the basis for proceeding with the Rhythm DRI include the Spring Ridge land swap and sharing agreement; the design of the Phase 1A off-site roads; the Master Conceptual Storm Water Management Plan; wetland jurisdictional limits; buffering surveys; and fish and water quality sampling. The developers also are working on the Habitat Management Plan Phase 2, gopher tortoise relocation permitting, conservation easement partnership agreement, conservation easement survey and record plat preparation, a timber management plan, groundwater monitoring and an electric service agreement with Gulf Coast Electric Cooperative. The developers also are renewing their efforts regarding a county line road paving agreement with Bay County. “We have yet to sit down with them again, but that

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The Vernon Yellow Jackets were honored taking the District Championship with their 4-0 conference record.

SCHOOL BOARD from page A1 The Sunshine State Scholars program recognizes Florida’s top STEM students and introduces them to the vast postsecondary and career opportunities available right here in their home state, according to the state Department of Education website. “STEM is a great program,” Boullard said. She added that she had attended STEM camps since her sophomore year in high school. Chipley High School Band Director Richard Davenport introduced band students Richard Wayne Davenport and Cary Laird. Both students made Florida Allstate Band, and they had recently returned from a competition at Florida State University. “In spite of his parents, Richard is actually a very talented musician,” Davenport joked. Drama/Vocal Ensemble Teacher Kristi Hinson introduced student Chase Dalton, who is the first student from Chipley High School to be chosen to join the Florida Vocal Association Allstate Choir. “Chase is our first student to make it to the vocal association choir,” Hinson said. “There is a music reading test, and it takes a lot of talent and work to be chosen.” “It’s not just having a great voice, but having the discipline to do the work and learn all the music,” Board Chairman

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Terry Ellis said of Dalton’s achievement. “It’s a really big deal,” Hinson said. “We’re so proud of him.” The 2013 football district champions, the Vernon Yellow Jackets, also were honored by the school board on Monday. The football squad finished the year with a 7-4 overall record and a 4-0 district record. “We started out slow, 0-3, but then we took off,” Coach Bobby Johns said. His football players began training in February and trained four days a week every week until regular football practice began, Johns said. “Several of these guys were ninth-graders we moved up to play with the varsity squad.” Johns said the team demonstrated perseverance and didn’t give up, even though the season had a rough start. “Learning to keep on working until you succeed, that is what athletics is all about.”

was always our intention, to pave County Line Road,” Henderson said. The Rhythm development was OK’d by the Washington County Board of County Commissioners in February 2012, after several controversial and confrontational public hearings. Rhythm is planned to be a community for people 55 years of age and older, and no school-aged people will be permitted except as visitors for a short period. It will have 3,200 dwelling units in various formats such as single-family, townhomes, cottage homes and multi-family, all developed on a cluster neighborhood concept with a village center. Each neighborhood has a park of at least 6 acres, and all neighborhoods are connected by trails appropriate for golf carts and walking that include nature overlooks. Construction will be over a period of 10 years — it was predicted to start in mid2013 — and will commence with part of the central village and the surrounding neighborhood. The central utilities, initial community roads, stormwater drainage and almost $9 million of paving on county roads adjacent and connected to the Rhythm area will be completed before the first house building permit. One of the paving projects Rhythm developers were to have provided for the county, Orange Hill Road, is being considered for a $750,000 grant, county engineer Cliff Knauer told the planning commission. “This was one of the few roads we could realistically submit for a grant in the short timeframe we have

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to prepare an application,” Knauer said. The county has not had a Community Development Block Grant in five years and will be eligible after the first of the year. “This is a good chance to get this done,” Knauer said. Because the county already has the right-of-way for the project, and because the county hasn’t had a grant in five years, the chances of the grant being awarded are greater. The paving also would benefit more than 470 county residents who reside in mid- to lowincome residences, Knauer said, which also makes the grant more viable. The county will have a series of public hearings before submitting the grant application, the first of which will be Dec. 12 before the December Board of County Commissioners meeting, Knauer said. The county planning commission also was chosen to serve as the citizens advisory committee for the grant application process, Knauer said. “This is a wonderful project,” Commissioner Roger Hagan said. “We have plenty of right-of-way out there.” “Wasn’t this supposed to be paved by the Rhythm developers?” Commissioner Nan Thompson asked. Knauer said it was part of the paving the developers had agreed to one day complete. “If we pave this, will they have to compensate the county in some way?” Thompson asked. “That’s for the county and the attorneys to figure out,” Knauer said.

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AFSOC civilian retires after 42 years of service By Capt. Victoria Porto

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Senisble sentences Illegally possessing or selling as few as seven pills of hydrocodone is enough to land someone a three-year mandatory minimum sentence in Florida. Among all the harsh and wasteful drug laws in this state, laws involving prescription painkillers might be the most egregious. State law treats painkillers such as hydrocodone and oxycodone like heroin, determining sentences based on weight. The law was meant to lock away dealers hauling truckloads of illegal drugs, but instead has filled prisons with nonviolent addicts. Thankfully, state Sen. Rob Bradley has introduced a bill that would create more reasonable sentences for low-level offenses involving prescription painkillers. The current law helped cause the number of convictions for trafficking in opioids to quadruple over a five-year period to 1,200 in fiscal year 201011, according to the state Office of Program Policy Analysis and Government Accountability. Ninety-three percent of those cases involved prescription painkillers, the office found from a sample study. More than half of individuals sentenced for hydrocodone offenses were arrested with fewer than 30 pills. One quarter were arrested for fewer than 15 pills. These are hardly seasoned criminals.

Eighty-five percent of the offenders had never been convicted of a violent offense, the analysis found. Nearly three quarters had never been in prison before. The bill co-introduced by Bradley, a Fleming Island Republican whose district includes Alachua County, would remove prescription painkillers from the section of the law that includes punishment for dealing heroin and other opioids. While the measure is still being tweaked, it would essentially increase the weight threshold required to trigger mandatory minimums for selling or possessing prescription painkillers. Judges would again have discretion in offenses involving small numbers of pills. The change would result in the need for 595 fewer prison beds by fiscal year 2017-18 and save anywhere from $21 million to $61 million over five years, according to a legislative analysis of a previous version that failed to pass last session. Bradley deserves credit for helping to start tackle the thankless task of reforming the state’s senseless drug laws. While there is much more work to be done in eliminating mandatory minimums for low-level offenses, his measure is a reasonable first step that should even attract the support of law enforcement officials. — GAINESVILLE SUN

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Washington County native passes away Estelle Hewett Scott, Washington County native, passed away in Panama City on Nov. 20 after a relatively short illness. Estelle was my neighbor and friend all through PERRY’S our early years PRATTLE Perry Wells and my classmate in the Vernon High School Graduating Class of 1944. She was born March 19, 1927, to Claude Hewett and Verdie Haddan Hewett, and Perry Wells was born Aug. 24, 1927 to Hugh Wells and Marie Harris Wells, thus Estelle has always been in my life. She attended Union Hill School in her elementary years, where she completed the seventh grade before entering Vernon High School in the eighth grade in 1939. My first seven years of schooling was at Brackin School. I, too, enrolled in Vernon High School, along with Estelle, in the eighth grade. We were both 12 years old at the time. As we were accustomed to the small school atmosphere, we were “lost” in the larger school setting, possibly accounting for a “bonding” in addition to being lifelong neighbors. The Hewett Family lived on the east side of Cooks mill pond. Their home area was known as Hewett Hill, where the grandparents, Dave and Genia Leavins Hewett,

ESTELLE HEWETT SCOTT lived at the crest of the hill where nine children were born and reared. That area is still heavily inhabited with succeeding generations of Hewetts. My family lived on west side of Cook’s mill pond, also on a hillside. My grandparents, Tom and Hannah Brock Wells, reared their six children there. My parents, Hugh and Marie, reared eight children, and an uncle and aunt, Alex and Arleva, reared a total of 12 offspring. In dry weather, one could walk across Cook’s mill pond, and this was done frequently in the exchange of visits with the Hewetts. One incident involving Claude and Verdie Hewett sticks vividly in my mind. In the late 1930s, our dad purchased a radio for his pick-up truck. That night, the Wells family drove over to the Hewett home to show off the new purchase. The usual call of “Y’all get out and come in come in” greeted us upon arrival. Daddy replied “No, y’all come out here.” He showed his new radio, the first in our lives, and

something we shared and enjoyed for years. A story told by Estelle’s mother was that soon upon her marriage, she accidentally allowed her first baking of biscuits to burn to a crisp on the wood burning stove. She admits slipping the burnt items into the back yard where they were buried. She returned to the kitchen, started anew on the biscuit and had them just right when her husband came to the house for breakfast after doing the chores at the barnyard. I recall her delicious biscuit when our family would be enjoying a meal with the Hewetts. To accompany the biscuit, a big mouth gallon jug of freshly canned blackberries would be opened, poured into a large bowl, sprinkled liberally with sugar and served with the piping hot biscuits. This combination made a quickly prepared and delectable blackberry cobbler. On Dec. 8, 1941 Estelle and I sat in the full assembly of Vernon High School students after we had been called together by principal, Mr. R. E. Upon Sr. This was the day following the Dec. 7 attack on our U. S. Navy Ships harbored at Pearl Harbor. A radio, borrowed by Mr. Upon, delivered the speech, at full volume, of President Franklin D. Roosevelt addressing the full congress requesting that war be declared against the Japanese Empire. This marked the beginning of World War II.

Estelle and I were 14 years old and in the 10th grade. The male members of our class, plus other young males in the higher grades, began to enter the U. S. Military Service in great numbers. By graduation day, April 20, 1944, our class had been reduced from 39 to 29, with only six boys in that number. I was elected President of the Class, and Estelle was named Secretary/ Treasurer. She was also honored as “Most Athletic” and “Class Historian.” Her sport was basketball, and Mr. Howard Bruner served as coach to both the boys and girls, in addition to his other teaching duties. Estelle had leading parts in our Junior and Senior Class Plays. On April 20, 2000, at the giant, combined 10year joint Vernon High School Class Reunion, a printed program was printed in order to pay for the gigantic event. Estelle came up with the old programs from our junior and senior plays, explaining that her mother had kept them stashed away through the years. On Aug. 5, 1944, Estelle’s parents were blessed with twin sons named Larry and Gary, who joined Estelle and Preston to complete the Claude and Verdie Hewett family. Larry, and wife, Denna, reside in Ocala. Gary and wife, Janice, live in the Hewett Hill community. Estelle married Astor F. (Dick) Scott on Nov.

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Small businesses offer choices in Bonifay Recently, I attended the ribbon cutting sponsored by the Holmes Chamber of Commerce of a new business. Whatchamacallits and Dohickeys opened its doors to the public last week. Located east on Brock Ave. at State Road 79 in the former HAPPY CORNER workshop of Joey Hazel Wells Tison Ross, the business offers a variety of stuff, antiques, collectables, gifts, furniture, clothing both upscale used and some handmade. Sandra Krouse came to Bonifay from Virginia Beach, Va., where she has lived for most or her adult life, but she grew up in Chipley, where she graduated high school in 1979. She worked in real estate and had operated a shop in Virginia for a time, but she also had a stall in an antique mall. Family changes caused her to move closer home. Her sister, Kathy York and a brother, David Krouse live in Bonifay. Sharing her home also are Gizmo, her dog, and a kitten she rescued since coming here. She is excited about being here and looks forward to getting to know more people and getting her business up and running. Though land values are lower here, she finds living expenses such as groceries and gasoline higher than where she came from. We wish her the best and trust that her excellent location will bring lots of customers her way. Small Town Pride is another small business that has opened along State. Road 79. Located just south of the U.S. 90 traffic light in the Fish building, Tangie Hathaway has opened her shop of used furniture, antique and collectables. She also has a line of used clothing, shoes, purses, plus dishes, etc. (very similar to Whatchamacallits.) She said purses and shoes have been her best sellers along with dining room furniture. She avoids buying items from individuals but attends auctions and closeout sales. She does accept donations. Tangie grew up in Caryville as

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Chipley Arts in the Schools (C.A.T.S.), along with the Chipley Boys and Girls Basketball teams , are asking for your pennies, nickels, dimes and quarters to help support those ravaged by Typhoon Haiyan. On Dec. 13, at the boys’ basketball game , and on Dec. 19 , at the girls basketball game , we are asking for those that attend to please bring their pennies, nickels, dimes and quarters and donate them to this wonderful cause. C.A.T.S. will be performing at the halftime, dancing to “Billie Jean” and singing “We Are the World.” The students will be accompanied by members of the Chipley Vocal Ensemble. Please help us help the children of the Philippines.

perry from page A4 2, 1946. He had recently been discharged from his war time service in the U.S. Navy. The marriage came just after he had re-enlisted into the U. S. Air Force. She traveled with him in many of his ensuing travels while rearing the children, Douglas Scott and Kathryn Scott

Samson. Dick retired from the Air Force in 1964. They enjoyed a host of grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Estelle was described by her children as one who “loved, attended and enjoyed every family reunion.” “She loved her family and friends

unconditionally and did not care who you were, nor what you did, she looked at the positive side.” The funeral service was held at Kent Forest Lawn Funeral Home on Dec. 5, with burial in Evergreen Cemetery. The Rev. J. E. Hodges presided. The Prattler was invited to deliver

the eulogy as a representative of the Vernon High School Class of 1944. Estelle becomes the 29th class member to be lost in death. All are greatly missed. Our love and condolences are extended to each family member. See you all next week.

and waxing for the whole family. They also offer styling for special occasions such as weddings, proms and pageants and make up parties for little girls. The make-up specialists are Emily and Summer. In addition to the beauty services, they also offer massages with therapist Lori Serpas who formerly worked with Dr. Stan Owens. The Boutique is owned and operated by Danielle Gay who is fulfilling a dream of owning her

own shop. She features fashions for young women of all ages in Misses sizes now, but expects to add some plus sizes before Christmas. She also has jewelry, scarves, and purses. My congratulations to these young ladies who have made this important step in their lives. I have enjoyed watching their enthusiasm as they have set up and decorated their new quarters. Their hours are from 8 a.m. until. The phone number is 768-1075.

businesses from page A4 Tangie Harrison and attended the old Caryville School, which was located on the south side of U.S. 90 opposite the entrance to Arnold Lumber Company. She is married to James Sanders and has one grown child and two middle school children who attend BMS. Owning her on shop has always been a dream of hers, and she is excited to be in Bonifay. Her hours are 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday and 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday. Her phone number is 334-791-1161.

The third business that has opened lately is also located along State Road 79 at 910 N. Waukesha St. Heavenly Hair and Boutique opened a couple of weeks ago in Pepper Town across from Piggly Wiggly. Three young women hairdressers, Tara Alford, Summer Daniels and Emily Segers are the proprietors with Ashley Barton, another hair dresser, joining the force. They offer a complete line of beauty services: cuts, color, perms, shampoo and style, spray tans

Dear Editor, In a Nov. 26, 2013, article titled “County Commissioners vote to keep health care premiums the same,” I was quoted at the end of the article saying “I’ve had phone calls from a few employees asking about pay bonuses,” Commissioner Lynn Gothard said. “Now, David, you can tell them they just got it.” The statement was recently referred to on social media as “tasteless, un-professional and uncalled for.” Taken as a stand alone statement I have to agree with the social media opinion. That statement was a result of my extreme frustration of dealing with an insurance provider who at the last minute increased the county insurance premiums by $172,790. We had previously been informed there would be minimal or no increase for next year, and this increase was not built into our current budget. It is disappointing to me that the increase effectively thwarted any chance that employees may see an end of the year work incentive payment. Voting to pay the increase in insurance premiums for our employees was the right thing to do. I apologize for my choice of words. I have always and continue to appreciate and acknowledge the hard work of our county employees.

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On Dec. 19, the Holmes County High School JROTC will conduct a flag retirement ceremony beginning 1 p.m. at the Holmes County High School. Anyone who has an unserviceable flag can drop it off at the front desk, and the JROTC will properly retire it.

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The Chipley Christmas Parade kicked off the Christmas Fest on Saturday. Numerous churches, the Chipley High School Marching Band and JROTC, and of course, Santa Claus and Mrs. Claus were all on hand to ring in the Yuletide season.

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The tight defensive moves of the Lady Tigers held off the aggressive and cunning plays of the Lady Blue Devils during Monday night’s girls’ high school basketball. The game was in the Roulhac Middle School gym because the Chipley High School gym is experiencing renovations to expand the lobby.

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Trenton Tigers running back Melvin Adams fumbles the ball as he’s hit by Blountstown defender Anthony Wyrick during the first half of the Class 1A state championship on Friday. BELOW: Blountstown quarterback Hunter Jordan hands the ball off to running back Alex Mayorga.

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547-9414 | @WCN_HCT cspears@chipleypaper.com CHIPLEY — The Holmes County Lady Devils overcame the Lady Tigers in girls’ basketball Monday night with junior varsity winning 42-7 and varsity 54-44. Holmes County junior varsity came on strong in the first period, ending it with a score of 15-0. Lady Tigers managed 2 points before the end of the second period but was unable score again, ending the third period with a score of 34-2. The Lady Tigers pushed aggressively forward, but the Lady Devils proved to be too much, ending the junior varsity game with a score of 42-7. The varsity Blue Devils were overcome the first period with a score of

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Trivia Fun Wilson Casey WC@Trivia Guy.com “Trivia Fun” with Wilson Casey, Guinness World Record Holder from Woodruff, S.C., is published in more than 500 newspapers across the country and is a weekly feature in The Washington County News and The Holmes County Times-Advertiser. 1) Studies have shown that what color scheme in the kitchen makes cooks more creative? White, Green, Blue, Yellow 2) What were the first and middle names of “Doc” Holiday? Ben Franklin, John Henry, Jake Earl, Thomas Wyatt 3) From the comic strip, what’s the name of Li’l Abner’s pig? Salomey, Sam, Sutter, Simpleton

The Washington Rehabilitation and Nursing Center chili cook-off team took the best hometown chili prize.

The Kate Smith Elementary School’s ABC Chili team won the people’s choice award at the first Chamber of Commerce Chili Cook-off.

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4) What type of gentleman is a caballero, one who is? In church, Tipping big, Giving up seat, On horseback 5) It was not until what date that divorce became legal in Ireland? 1954, 1969, 1986, 1997 6) How many selfportraits were painted by Rembrandt van Rijn? 1, 11, 62, 202 7) Regarding the egg itself, what makes turkey eggs so rubbery when cooked? Less air, No yolks, Less water, So small

The children enjoyed a Pirate rendition of “The Night Before Christmas” during Christmas Fest on Saturday in Chipley.

Visitors to the Chili Cook-off purchased tasting kits, which allowed them to sample all the chili cook-off entries and to vote on their favorite chili.

8) Which old movie cowboy used a 15-foot bullwhip as his main weapon? Tom Mix, Lash La Rue, Gene Autry, William Boyd 9) Boysenberries are a cross between blackberries and which other? Cranberries, Strawberries, Raspberries, Blueberries 10) Which of these lived past the ending of World War II? W. C. Fields, Thomas Edison, F. Scott Fitzgerald, Woodrow Wilson 11) From folklore what’s nearby if a candle flame suddenly turns blue? Cat, Extraterrestrial, Ghost, Witch 12) During an hourlong coffee break, friends will statistically touch each other how many times if in conversation? 2, 4, 6, 8 13) What was the last name of Joan and Jane, TV’s original “Doublemint Twins”? Holliday, Foster, Boyd, Wofford 14) Who was “The dirty little coward” who shot and killed Jesse James? Bob Ford, Dick Liddell, Clell Miller, Jim Cummins ANSWERS 1) Green. 2) John Henry. 3) Salomey. 4) On horseback. 5) 1997. 6) 62. 7) Less water. 8) Lash La Rue. 9) Raspberries. 10) W. C. Fields. 11) Ghost. 12) 2. 13) Boyd. 14) Bob Ford.

Santa and Mrs. Santa were on hand to greet the children at Chipley’s Christmas Fest, held downtown Chipley on Saturday.

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The Rev. Randy Torrance became the new pastor at the First Baptist Church of Esto this month, replacing founding Pastor Ryan Begue, who left earlier this year. Torrance wants to help the church, “Gain a vision of what we can accomplish and be a blessing to the community” and be “spiritually healthy and strong.” “We want to help people connect with God and find His presence and love in their lives any way that we can.” Torrance said. Although the goal is not necessarily to make the church grow, he said he hopes that growth will be a natural outcome of the church’s spiritual development. He and his wife, Loanna are excited to make the Esto community a new chapter of their lives together. Since being married, they have lived in Melbourne, Umatilla, St. Petersburg, and most recently Live Oak, Fla. He mentioned that he has some important goals planned for the First Baptist Church. At the forefront is glorifying God in everything the church does. Secondly, he said he wants to maintain a church that meets the needs of its community. “Too many times, churches separate themselves from what goes on

in their community and lose their relevance within that community.” Torrance stated. He wants to have a church that is meeting needs and reaching people, and one that loves and cares for one another, too. “I want First Baptist Church to be more than just a church that you come to weekly and go to potluck dinners once in a while and show up for Bible study and then leave,” he said. “I want it to be a living, breathing community, part of the Esto community that God placed it in.” Pastor Torrance is currently leading the congregation of First Baptist in a series of establishing a Right

Christmas for the current month of December. He said that Christmas is not about Trees and Tinsel, Gifts and Garland, or Music and Mistletoe. While these things are important to the traditions of the season, he wishes to remind the community that Jesus is the reason for the season. First Baptist Esto is located at 1050 North Highway 79 in Esto. Their times of services are; Sunday School/Bible Study at 9:30 a.m., Morning Worship at 10:30 a.m., Evening Worship at 6:30 p.m. and Wednesday Evening Worship at 6:30 p.m. The public is invited to attend.

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Tinsley and Peel announce engagement Mr. and Mrs. Gary Tinsley of Westville, are pleased to announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Catherine Tinsley, to Justin Peel, son of Mr. and Mrs. Herb Peel Jr. of Bonifay. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of the late Henry and Rochelle Prescott of Westville, and the late Jack and Helen Tinsley of Samson, Ala. Catherine is a 2006 graduate of Ponce de Leon High School and a 2010 graduate of Chipola College, with a degree in Elementary Education. She is currently employed with the Holmes District School Board. The groom-to-be is the grandson of the late Raymond and Idoma Tew of Bethlehem and Polly Peel and the late Herbert Peel Sr. of Bonifay. Justin is a

2002 graduate of Holmes County High School. He owns and operates Peel Farms. The couple will ex-

change vows on Jan. 10, 2014, at 6 in the evening at Leonia Baptist Church. All friends and family are invited to attend.

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Spears to Celebrate 50th Wedding Anniversary The children and grandchildren of Jack and Doris Spears cordially invite all friends and family to attend their parents’ 50th wedding anniversary celebration. The event will be in the fellowship hall of the First Baptist Church in Bonifay from 2 to 4 p.m., on Sunday afternoon, Dec. 22. Jack and Doris Johnson Spears were married on Dec. 28, 1963, at Bridge Creek Baptist Church in Ponce de Leon. Their children are Martin Spears of Ozark, Ala. and Lori Spears Willyoung of Tallahassee. They are proud grandparents of, Caroline Cartwright, James Spears, Madison Willyoung, Seth

Willyoung, and Devin Spears. Jack is retired from the Agricultural Extension Service in Holmes County

where he served as County Agent for many years. Doris is a retired media specialist with the Holmes County School System.

Gina Akridge Eric and Duane Crawson celebrate 50 years

Air Force Airman Keith E. Yeomans graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness, and basic warfare principles and skills. Airmen who complete basic training earn four credits toward an associate in applied science degree through the Community College of the Air Force. Yeomans is the son of Keith Yeomans Sr. of Chipley and a 2012 graduate of Chipley High School.

BONIFAY — Gina Akridge Eric and Duane Crawson are welcoming everyone to help celebrate 50 years of marriage, renewing their wedding vows and reception at 2 p.m. on Bonifay First Assembly of God Church located at 1009 South Waukesha Street in Bonifay. The event is hosted by Gina, John, Brittney and Ethan Akridge, Eric, DeeAnn, Ericka, Kimberly and Corey Crawson, Diane and Niki Crawson and their children and grandchildren.

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Obituaries Steve T. English Mr. Steve Theo English, 76 of Ponce De Leon, died on Monday, Dec. 9, 2013, at Doctors Memorial Hospital in Bonifay. Born Friday, Nov. 12, 1937 in Holmes County, he was the son of the late Frank English and the late Oma Peterson English. He was a veteran of the U.S. Air Force. Surviving is his wife, Rachel Williams English; a son, Steve Ray English of Westville; daughters, Margaret Danhardt of Duneddin, Sandra Carter of Panama City and Carolyn Galloway of Westville; sisters, Winnie Ruth

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Brookshire of DeFuniak Springs and Emma Hudson of DeFuniak Springs; 11 grandchildren and 26 great grandchildren. A Funeral service will be at 10 a.m., on Wednesday, Dec. 11, 2013 at Sims Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Chris Carroll, the Rev. Steve Carter and the Rev. Roy Register officiating. Interment will follow in Old Mt. Zion Cemetery with Sims Funeral Home directing. The family received friends from 6 to 8 p.m., on Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2013, at Sims Funeral Home Chapel.

Panama City; three sisters, Bonnie Ceil Register, Louise Merritt, Graceville and Vera Lee Steeley, Bonifay and a host of nieces and nephews. Funeral service was held at 2 p.m., Monday, Dec. 9, 2013 at Pleasant Grove Baptist Church with the Rev. Jack Faircloth and the Rev. Eddie Biss officiating. Burial followed in the church cemetery with James & Lipford Funeral Home in Graceville directing. Family received friends at the church from 1 to 2 p.m. Expressions of sympathy can be made at http://www.jamesandlipford.com.

Janina Oksa Sadauskas Mrs. Janina Oksa Sadauskas, 87, of Sunny Hills, passed away Dec. 3, 2013, at her home. She was born Aug. 21, 1926 in Zakopane Poland. Mrs. Sadauskas was preceded in death by her husband, Edward Sadauskas; her parents, Stanislaw and Wladyslawa and a daughter, Teresa Sadauskas. Mrs. Sadauskas is survived by four daughters, Sonia Burke and husband Robert of Vernon, Helena Malawski and husband Mark of Madison, Wis., Harriet Sadauskas of El-

Edward and Christine Hartwell and wife, Beverly Hartwell. He is survived by his loving wife, Pauline Hartwell of Chipley; three daughters, Angel Corcillo and husband Carmine of Aurora, Colorado, Cheryl Ann Hartwell of San Jose, California and Dawn Dockham and husband Charlie of Laconia, N.H. and four grandchildren. Memorialization was by cremation with a memorial service at a later date. Obert Funeral Home of Chipley in charge of arrangements.

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Daisy E. Coker Daisy Evelyn Coker, 87 of Bonifay passed away Saturday, Dec. 7, 2013 at Northwest Florida Community Hospital. Ms. Evelyn was born in Jackson County, on March 17, 1926 to the late Arthur Lee and Rosie Lucille Whiddon Coker. A graduate of Poplar Springs High School, Ms. Evelyn retired as a Registered Nurse in Charlotte, N.C., moving back to her old home place near the Poplar Springs Community in Holmes County. She is preceded in death by her parents and one brother, Herman Coker. She is survived by one brother Wayne Coker of

Frederick P. Hartwell, 77 of Chipley, passed from this life Friday, Nov. 29, 2013 at Bay Medical’s Covenant Hospice wing in Panama City. Frederick was born April 24, 1936 in Courtland, NY to Wallace Edward Hartwell and Christine Ruberta Parks. He served in the U.S. Air Force for 20 years and was a member of Sunny Hills Community Church Presbyterian. He had lived in the panhandle for 15 years since coming from Colorado. He was preceded in death by his parents,

gin, Ill. and Alice Schwartz and husband Galen of Centuria, Wis.; one son, Ted Sadauskas and wife Kim of Lindsey, Wis.; six grandchildren, Laura, Jeni, Emily, Galen, Kevin and Ashley; three great-grandchildren, Lilli, Freddy and Reinya; one brother, Zbigniew Oksa of Granton, Wis. and three sisters, Safia Jankowiak of Elmwood Park, Ill., Wanda Zyzda of Park Ridge, Ill. and Donna Semone of New York, N.Y. Memorialization was by cremation with Peel Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.

Guidelines and Deadlines Obituary notices are written by funeral homes and relatives of the decease. The Washington County News/Holmes County Times-Advertiser reserves the right to edit for AP style and format. Families submitting notices must type them in a typeface and font that can be scanned into a computer. Deadline for obituaries is 12 Noon on Monday for the following Wednesday newspaper. There is a $25 charge for obituaries. Obituaries may be e-mailed to funerals@chipleypaper.com or delivered to the Washington County News at 1364 North Railroad Ave, Chipley or Holmes County Times-Advertiser at 112 Eat Virginia Ave. in Bonifay.

Lois Myrtle Brock, 81 of Vernon, passed away at Northwest Florida Community Hospital in Chipley on Saturday, Dec. 7, 2013 surrounded by her loving family. Lois was born July 17, 1932 in Bay County to the late Marion and Lavada (Russ) Tucker. She is a lifelong resident of the Washington County area and is a member of the Holmes Valley Church of God. Lois was a Sunday school teacher, member of the church board and a member of the Holmes Valley Trio. She is preceded in death by her husband of 22 years Wilton J. Brock; one son, Leslie C. Brock; two brothers, Ralph and William Tucker and two sisters, Esther Reno and

Etta Mae Tharp. Survivors include one son, Glenn W. Brock and wife Fredia of Vernon; one daughter, Gilda Brock Langston of Vernon; six grandchildren and seven great grandchildren. Family received friends at 1 p.m. Monday, Dec. 9, 2013 at Brown Funeral Home, Main Street Chapel for visitation. Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Monday, Dec. 9, 2013 at Brown Funeral Home, Main Street Chapel with the Rev. Robert Tharp and the Rev. Myra Jones officiating. Interment followed in the Ebenezer Baptist Cemetery with Brown Funeral Home directing. Family and friends may sign the online register at http://www.brownfh.net.

Anthony T. Messer Anthony Thomas Messer, age 28, passed away Dec. 3, 2013 in Santa Cruz, Calif. Anthony was born Oct. 22, 1985 to Clarence “Tom” Messer and Judy Kay (Strickland) Messer in Atlanta, Ga. He was currently traveling various areas of the West Coast but his heart was always in Chipley. Anthony is survived by his father, Clarence “Tom” Messer and wife Nicole of Griffin, Ga.; his mother, Judy (Strickland) Messer of Panama City; one brother, Matthew Messer of Griffin, Ga.; one sister, Amanda Messer of Panama City; paternal grandmother, Mary Jane

Hudson of Arab Ala.; maternal grandmother, Betty Strickland of Chipley and several aunts, uncles and cousins. Family received friends from 3 to 5 p.m., Sunday, Dec. 8, 2013 at Brown Funeral Home, Brickyard Road Chapel for visitation. Funeral services were held at 10 a.m., Monday, Dec. 9, 2013 at Brown Funeral Home, Brickyard Road Chapel with Dr. Kermit Soileau officiating. Interment followed in the Wachob Forrest Lawn Cemetery with Brown Funeral Home directing. Family and friends may sign the online register at http://www.brownfh.net.

Jerry D. Johnson Jerry Daniel Johnson, 70, of DeFuniak Springs, Fla., died on Dec. 4, 2013. Memorialization was

Community EVENTS Vernon Elementary School begins School Food Drive VERNON — Vernon Elementary would like to announce the beginning of our annual school food drive. The drive will continue until Friday, Dec. 13. Food collected during this time will be donated to needy families in the Vernon area. Please donate only non-perishable food or canned food items. Donations will be accepted in the front office, or they can be sent with any VES student. The grade level collecting the most items will be awarded a popcorn party.

Breakfast with Santa at Vernon Elementary VERNON — Santa will be at Vernon Elementary School from 8 to 10 a.m., on Saturday, Dec. 14. Join us in the lunchroom and dine on pancakes and sausage with milk, juice, or coffee. Admission is $2 and includes breakfast. You can also get your picture taken with Santa for an additional $2.

Three Rivers State Park 10th Annual Christmas Lights Show SNEADS — Three Rivers State Park will be holding their 10th Annual Christmas Light Show from 6 to 8 p.m. on Dec. 13-15 at Three Rivers State Park.

Admission is free. Donations will be accepted for future light shows. Donations will also be accepted of pet food and other pet items. All families, groups, organizations, churches and businesses interested in setting up a display or for more information, contact the park at 482-9006.

Christmas in the Park Dec. 21 at Jacob City Park JACOB — Christmas in the Park will be held from 2 to 6 p.m. on Dec. 21 at Jacob City Park. There will be free food, fun and fellowship with live entertainment, Christmas carols, giveaways, family photo shoots, ugliest sweater contests, raffle drawings, face painting, marshmallow roasting and more. We ask that each person bring a can good or non-perishable food item and a toy for entry. The food will be given to needy families within our surrounding communities and each child present will receive a toy from Santa. Bring your families, lawn chairs and blankets, and enjoy this festive event. Sounds of the season will be by DJ Bill Gibson. Grand prize raffle drawing for $100 gift card. The purpose of this locally sponsored event is to bless the children of two families that have lost their mother and are in need of help this holiday season. For additional information, please contact Janene Robinson at 326-5554.

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I enjoy being cheerful fun of people scurrying and Christmas time is a around trying to find special time to be cheerful the latest bargain. It is a and I try my best to live little strange to me that up to it. Occasionally, the when people get a gift for Gracious Mistress of the somebody they look for a Parsonage will suggest I am bargain. going a little too far. When I got home, I During the rest of the sat down in my recliner year I stay out of reminiscing about shopping malls as the day and then I much as possible. did something I do During the not normally do. Christmas season, I took out my I want to go to the wallet to clean it. shopping mall and This is something walk around without I do at least once a any purchases to year. DR. JAMES make. Sometimes I get L. SNYDER I like watching cards in my wallet Out to Pastor people spend their that have expired or money on things they do not are no longer valid. need and for people they No sense in having may not like. I like to give things in your wallet that cheer more than anything you do not need or cannot else. use. Several cards had Actually, it is the only expired and so into the thing I can afford. And so I trash can they went. will send my cheerfulness You can tell a lot about a into cheer bankruptcy. person by the things in his Whatever that may be. wallet. My wife, on the other The Christmas season hand, carries a purse. has never been a time for I will not be caught dead me to spend excessive looking in that purse. In fact, amounts of money. I leave I would be dead if caught all that to my wife. She looking. I am not sure what knows how to shop and she has in her purse and I she begins her Christmas do not want to know what shopping right around she has in there. I love February. I could never living. figure that out. When I buy A man’s wallet is a little a gift for someone, I want to different. He has things hand it to them right then. in there that are rather She has the discipline to practical. There will be a buy Christmas gifts months driver’s license, a Social ahead of time. Security card, insurance Something happened card, not to mention credit this past week that brought cards. all of my cheerfulness to an Everything he needs to abrupt halt. get through a week with I had just come from the plenty of cheerfulness on mall where I was making the side.

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BONIFAY — Live Oak Assembly of God will have its fourth annual “Winter Wonderland” at 5 p.m. Friday, Dec. 13, with food, games and prizes. The Drama Ministry Team will start at 7 p.m. The church is at 2118 Live Oak Road. For details, call 547-0194.

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SUNNY HILLS — Harmony Shores Chorus, the Panama City Chapter of Sweet Adelines International, will present its annual Christmas show, “The Sounds of Christmas” at 6:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 14, at St. Theresa’s Catholic Church. The show also will feature the Gulf Tones, Panama City’s men’s barbershop chorus, and Mixed Company. Admission is free (donations welcome). St. Theresa’s is at 2056 Sunny Hills Blvd.

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POPLAR SPRINGS — Bethel’s Children’s program, directed by Jamie and Nancy Messer, will be presented at 6 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 15. This year’s play is entitled, “An Out of the Box Christmas.” These children will bless your hearts with their performance. Please join us in our Family Ministry Center after the play for some delicious food and fellowship. Bethel Baptist Church is located at 1349 Hwy. 173 in the Poplar Springs Community.

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Wausau Library Monday: 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. Tuesday: 1 - 6 p.m. Wednesday: Closed Thursday: 1 - 6 p.m. Friday: Closed Saturday: Closed Sunday: Closed Holmes County Library (Bonifay) Monday: Closed Tuesday: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. Wed.: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. Thursday: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. Friday: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. Saturday: 8 a.m. - noon Sunday: Closed Washington County Library (Chipley) Monday: 9 a.m. - 6 p.m. Tuesday: 9 a.m. - 6 p.m. Wed.: 9 a.m. - 6 p.m. Thursday: 9 a.m. - 6 p.m. Friday: 9 a.m. - 1 p.m. Saturday: Closed Sunday: Closed Vernon Library Monday: Closed Tuesday: 1 - 6 p.m. Wednesday: 1 - 6 p.m. Thursday: Closed Friday: 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. Saturday: Closed Sunday: Closed Sunny Hills Library Monday: 1 - 6 p.m. Tuesday: Closed Wednesday: 1 - 6 p.m. Thursday: Closed Friday: Closed Saturday: Closed Sunday: Closed

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TUESDAY 8 - 9 a.m.: Tai Chi Class at the Washington County Public Library, Chipley Branch 8 - 10 a.m.: Church Fellowship Breakfasts at Around the Corner Grill. Breakfast provided. All denominations welcome. 10 a.m. to noon: Holmes Council on Aging provides hot meals and socialization. 11 a.m.: Washington Council on Aging (Chipley) senior lunches; for reservations, call 638-6217. Donations accepted. Noon: Chipley Kiwanis Club meeting. Noon: Alcoholics Anonymous open meeting, New Life Assembly Fellowship Hall, Chipley. 5 p.m.: BINGO at St. Joseph Catholic Church games start at 6:25 p.m. Call Peg Russ at 638-451 6 p.m.: Holmes County Commission meets second Tuesdays. 7 p.m.: Narcotics

third Thursday 9 - 11 a.m.: Amazing Grace Church USDA Food Distribution every third Thursday (Holmes County Residents Only) 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.: Money Sense at Goodwill Career Training Center; call 6380093; every third Thursday 10 a.m. - noon: Holmes Council on Aging provides hot meals and socialization. 10:30 a.m.: Chipley Library preschool story time. 11 a.m.: Washington Council on Aging (Chipley) senior lunches; for reservations, call 638-6217. Donations accepted.

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WEDNESDAY 10 a.m. - noon: Holmes Council on Aging provides hot meals and socialization. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.: The Vernon Historical Society Museum is open to the public from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Meetings are fourth Wednesdays at 2 p.m. 11 a.m.: Washington Council on Aging (Chipley) senior lunches; for reservations, call 638-6217. Donations accepted. 1 p.m.: Line dancing, Washington Council on Aging in Chipley. 5 p.m.: New Hope United Methodist Church Bible Study 7 p.m.: Depression and Bipolar Support Group meets at First Baptist Church educational annex building in Bonifay. Call 547-4397.

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MONDAY 10 a.m. - noon: Holmes Council on Aging provides bingo, exercise, games, activities, hot meals and socialization. 11 a.m.: Washington Council on Aging (Chipley) senior lunches; for reservations, call 638-6217. Donations accepted. 6 p.m.: Third Monday Holmes/Washington Relay For Life Meeting at Patillos 6 - 7:30 p.m.: Salvation Army Domestic Violence and Rape Crisis Program (SADVP) hosts a domestic

12-3481 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE FOURTEENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR WASHINGTON COUNTY, FLORIDA Case No.: 67-2011-CA-000541 CITIMORTGAGE, INC. Plaintiff, v. CAROL J. SHULTS; ANY AND ALL UNKNOWN PARTIES CLAIMING BY, THROUGH, UNDER, AND AGAINST THE HEREIN NAMED INDIV I D U A L DEFENDANT(S) WHO ARE NOT KNOWN TO BE DEAD OR ALIVE, WHETHER SAID UNKNOWN PARTIES MAY CLAIM AN INTEREST AS SPOUSES, HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES, OR OTHER CLAIMANTS; Defendant(s). NOTICE OF SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to an Order of Final Summary Judgment of Foreclosure dated November 25, 2013, entered in Civil Case No. 67-2011-CA-000541 of the Circuit Court of the Fourteenth Judicial Circuit in and for Washington County, Florida, wherein the Clerk of the Circuit Court will sell to ✳

Historical Society 2nd Thursday of each month. 6 p.m.: TOPS meets at 7 p.m. with weigh in at 6 p.m. at Mt. Olive Baptist Church 6 p.m.: The Holmes County Historical Society meets on first Thursdays The public is invited. 6 p.m.: Washington County Council on Aging Line Dancing Class for more information call 638-6216 6:30 p.m.: T.O.P.S. Mt. Olive Baptist Church on State Road 79 North. 7 p.m.: Narcotics Anonymous, Blessed Trinity Catholic Church on County Road 177A.

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the highest bidder for cash on 22 day of January, 2014, at 11:00 a.m. at the front of the Washington County Courthouse, 1293 Jackson Avenue, Chipley, Florida 32428, in accordance with Chapter 45 Florida Statutes, relative to the following described property as set forth in the Final Judgment, to wit: LOTS 15 AND 16, BLOCK 221, SUNNY HILLS UNIT TWO, A SUBDIVISION ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF, RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 2, PAGES 28-37, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF WASHINGTON COUNTY, FLORIDA. Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the Lis Pendens must file a claim within 60 days after the sale. Persons with a disability needing special accommodation in order to access court facilities or participate in a court proceeding at any courthouse or court program, should within two (2) days of receipt of notice, contact Court Administration to request such an accommodation. Please contact the following: Court Administration, P.O. Box 826, Marianna, Florida 32447; Phone: 850-718-0026; Hearing & Voice Impaired: 1-800-955-8771; Email: ADARequest@jud14.flcour ts.org. Dated at CHIPLEY, Florida this 27 day of November, 2013 K. McDaniel Linda Cook CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT Washington COUNTY, FLORIDA As published in the

11 a.m.: Care Givers Support group meets third Thursdays at the First Presbyterian Church at 4437 Clinton St. in Marianna. Noon: Alcoholics Anonymous open meeting at New Life Assembly Fellowship Hall, Chipley 1 p.m.: Caregivers Meeting at Washington County Council on Aging in Chipley for more information call 638-6216 2 p.m.: Writers Group meets the first Thursday of each month (unless a holiday) at the Chipley Library 4 p.m.: Holmes County

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Washington County News on December 11, 2013 and December 18, 2013. 12-3479 NOTICE TO BIDDERS Perry-McCall Construction, Inc. (Construction Manager) is soliciting bid proposals from site work and demolition contractors for the following project: Vernon Elementary School – Building 6 Demolition Plans, specifications, and instructions to bidders, including complete scopes of work, can be obtained by visiting the following link: https://perry-mccall.box.com/v ernon. Special attention should be paid to the project schedule, which will require work to be completed over the three week period beginning December 21, 2013 and ending January 7, 2014. There will be an on-site pre-bid meeting Friday, December 13, 2013 at 3:00PM, CST. Attendance is NOT mandatory, however it is strongly encouraged. If you plan to attend, please notify Kellie Bryant, Estimator at kbryant@perry-mccall.com. All visitors must check-in at the front office and be issued credentials. The address of the job site is 3665 Roche Avenue, Vernon, Florida 32462. Sealed bid proposals will be received at the offices of the Washington County School District, located at 652 Third Street, Chipley, Florida 32428. Bid proposals are due no later than 2:00PM, CST on Thursday, December 19, 2013. All bid related questions should be directed to Kellie Bryant (via e-mail). Please do not contact

any School District personnel, or staff with questions related to this project. As published in the Washington County News Dec 11, 14, 18, 2013. 12-3480 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE FOURTEENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR WASHINGTON COUNTY, FLORIDA GENERAL JURISDICTION DIVISION Case No. 13000096CA 21st Mortgage Corporation Plaintiff, vs. Fred Hysmith; Marcie A. Hysmith; Recovery Partners II, LLC; State of Florida, Department of Revenue; Unknown Tenant #1; Unknown Tenant #2 Defendants. NOTICE OF ACTION CONSTRUCTIVE SERVICE TO: Marcie A. Hysmith Last Known Address: 3130 Rufus Rd, Chipley FL, 32428 Fred Hysmith Last Known Address: 3130 Rufus Rd, Chipley FL, 32428 YOU ARE HEREBY NOTIFIED that an action to foreclose a mortgage on the following property in Washington County, Florida: THAT PART OF THE NORTH 1/2 OF THE NORTHWEST 1/4 OF THE NORTHEAST 1/4 OF THE SOUTHEAST 1/4 LYING WEST OF RUFUS ROAD; THE NORTHWEST 1/4 OF THE NORTHWEST 1/4 OF THE SOUTHEAST 1/4; AND THE NORTH 1/2 OF THE NE 1/4 OF THE NORTHWEST 1/4 OF THE SOUTHEAST 1/4 ; ALL BEING IN SECTION 2, TOWNSHIP 2 NORTH, RANGE 13 WEST,

W A S H I N G T O N COUNTY, FLORIDA. TOGETHER WITH MOBILE HOME VIN NO’S FLHMBFP101742396A A N D FLHMBFP101742396B has been filed against you and you are required to serve a copy of your written defenses, if any, to it on Yashmin Chen-Alexis, Esquire, Brock & Scott, PLLC., the Plaintiff’s attorney, whose address is 1501 N.W. 49th Street, Suite 200, Ft. Lauderdale, FL. 33309, on or before November 25, 2013, and file the original with the Clerk of this Court either before service on the Plaintiff’s attorney or immediately thereafter; otherwise a default will be entered against you for the relief demanded in the complaint or petition. DATED on October 22, 2013. Linda Cook As Clerk of the Court By K. McDaniel As Deputy Clerk As published in the Washington County News on December 11, 2013 and December 18, 2013. 12-3482 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE FOURTEENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR WASHINGTON COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO. 672013CA000161CAAXM X JPMORGAN CHASE BANK, N.A. Plaintiff, vs. KARL JACKSON, et al Defendant(s). NOTICE OF ACTION TO: KARL JACKSON and DOROTHY JACKSON RESIDENT: U n known LAST KNOWN AD✳

DRESS: 2 8 2 2 VILLAGE DRIVE, CHIPLEY, FL 32428-7338 YOU ARE HEREBY NOTIFIED that an action to foreclose a mortgage on the following described property located in WASHINGTON County, Florida: Lot 34, Village of Spanish Lakes Phase I, according to the Plat thereof, recorded in Plat Book 5, Pages 49 and 50, of the Public Records of Washington County, Florida. has been filed against you, and you are required to serve a copy to your written defenses, if any, to this action on Phelan Hallinan, PLC, attorneys for plaintiff, whose address is 2727 West Cypress Creek Road, Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33309, and file the original with the Clerk of the Court, within 30 days after the first publication of this notice, either before or immediately thereafter, January 4, 2014 otherwise a default may be entered against you for the relief demanded in the Complaint. DATED: December 2, 2013 Clerk of the Circuit Court By K. McDaniel Deputy Clerk of the Court Copies furnished to: Phelan Hallinan, PLC 2727 West Cypress Creek Road Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33309 Movant counsel certifies that a bona fide effort to resolve this matter on the motion noticed has been made or that, because of time consideration, such effort has not yet been made but will be made prior to the scheduled hearing. Court Administration P.O. Box 826 Marianna, Florida

32447 Phone: 850-718-0026 Hearing & Voice Impaired: 1-800-955-8771 E m a i l : ADARequest@jud14.flcour ts.org As published in the Washington County News on December 11, 2013 and December 18, 2013. 12-3486 Public Auction The following vehicles will be sold at Public Auction at Nichols Auto Repair and Towing at 1146 Jackson Ave. Chipley, FL. 32428 at 8 a.m. on the following dates: 99 Buick 2G4WS52M2X1631957 8AM Jan. 3 As published in the Washington County News on December 11, 2013. 12-3473 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT, FOURTEENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OF THE STATE OF FLORIDA, IN AND FOR WASHINGTON COUNTY Case No. 13-089CA TRUSTMARK NATIONAL BANK, Plaintiff, vs. WOODRIDGE STABLES, LLC; BRENDA KILGORE; JAMES M. KILGORE; and BRENDA KILGORE and WALTER MARTINEZ, as Personal Representatives of the Estate of James W. Kilgore; and UNKNOWN TENANTS, Defendant(s). NOTICE OF SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Final Summary Judgment of Foreclosure dated the 24TH day of October, 2013, entered in Case No. 13-089CA in the Circuit Court of

the Fourteenth Judicial Circuit of the State of Florida, in and for Washington County, Florida, wherein, TRUSTMARK NATIONAL BANK is the Plaintiff, and WOODRIDGE STABLES, LLC; BRENDA KILGORE; JAMES M. KILGORE; and BRENDA KILGORE and WALTER MARTINEZ, as Personal Representatives of the Estate of James W. Kilgore, and UNKNOWN TENANTS n/k/a AMANDA DALEY, are the Defendants, and I will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at front door of Washington County Courthouse, 1293 Jackson Ave., Chipley, FL 32428, at 11:00 a.m. on January 22, 2014, the following described Property situated in Washington County, Florida, and set forth in said final summary judgment, to-wit: DESCRIPTION OF LOT 24, WOODRIDGE, AN UNRECORDED SUBDIVISION: COMMENCE AT THE SOUTHWEST CORNER OF SECTION 36, TOWNSHIP 1 NORTH, RANGE 13 WEST, W A S H I N G T O N COUNTY, FLORIDA; THENCE NORTH 89°58’38” EAST ALONG THE SOUTH LINE OF SAID SECTION 36 FOR 2636.70 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING. THENCE CONTINUE NORTH 89°58’38” EAST ALONG SAID SOUTH LINE FOR 42.48 FEET TO THE SOUTHWEST CORNER OF THE SOUTHWEST QUARTER OF THE SOUTHEAST QUARTER OF SAID SECTION 36; THENCE NORTH 89°59’49” EAST ALONG SAID SOUTH LINE OF SECTION 36 FOR

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233.82 FEET; THENCE NORTH 00°29’38” EAST FOR 799.77 FEET; THENCE SOUTH 89°59’00” WEST FOR 276.30 FEET; THENCE SOUTH 00°29’38” WEST FOR 799.72 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING; TOGETHER WITH THE FOLLOWING DESCRIBED DRIVEWAY EASEMENT: COMMENCE AT THE SOUTHWEST CORNER OF SECTION 36, TOWNSHIP 1 NORTH, RANGE 13 WEST, W A S H I N G T O N COUNTY, FLORIDA; THENCE NORTH 89°58’38” EAST ALONG THE SOUTH LINE OF SAID SECTION 36 FOR 2591.70 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING. THENCE CONTINUE NORTH 89°58’38” EAST ALONG SAID SOUTH LINE FOR 30.00 FEET; THENCE NORTH 00°29’38” EAST FOR 68.18 FEET TO THE BEGINNING OF A CURVE CONCAVE TO THE SOUTHEAST HAVING A RADIUS OF 20.00 FEET; THENCE N O R T H E A S T E R LY ALONG SAID CURVE FOR AN ARC DISTANCE OF 26.36 FEET, THE CHORD OF SAID ARC BEARING NORTH 38°15’19” EAST FOR 24.49 FEET; THENCE NORTH 00°29’38” EAST FOR 12.59 FEET; THENCE SOUTH 89°58’38” WEST FOR 60.00 FEET; THENCE SOUTH 00°29’38” WEST FOR 12.68 FEET TO A CURVE CONCAVE TO THE SOUTHWEST HAVING A RADIUS OF 20.00 FEET; THENCE SOUTHEASTERLY ALONG SAID CURVE FOR AN ARC DISTANCE OF 26.36 FEET, THE CHORD OF SAID ARC BEARING SOUTH 37°16’02” EAST ✳

B6 | Washington County News/Holmes County Times Advertiser FOR 24.49 FEET; THENCE SOUTH 00°29’38” WEST FOR 67.82 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING. PARCEL #2 DESCRIPTION OF LOT 25, WOODRIDGE, AN UNRECORDED SUBDIVISION: COMMENCE AT THE SOUTHWEST CORNER OF SECTION 36, TOWNSHIP 1 NORTH, RANGE 13 WEST, W A S H I N G T O N COUNTY, FLORIDA; THENCE NORTH 89°58’38” EAST FOR 2679.18 FEET TO THE SOUTHWEST CORNER OF THE SOUTHWEST QUARTER OF THE SOUTHEAST QUARTER OF SAID SECTION 36; THENCE NORTH 89°59’49” EAST ALONG THE SOUTH LINE OF SAID SECTION 36 FOR 233.82 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING. THENCE CONTINUE NORTH 89°59’49” EAST ALONG THE SOUTH LINE OF SAID SECTION 36 FOR 276.30 FEET; THENCE NORTH 00°29’38” EAST FOR 799.83 FEET; THENCE SOUTH 89°59’00” WEST FOR 276.30 FEET; THENCE SOUTH 00°29’38” WEST FOR 799.77 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING; TOGETHER WITH, A DRIVEWAY EASEMENT BOUNDED ON THE

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WEST BY THE EAST LINE OF THE FOREGOING DESCRIBED LOT 25, ON THE SOUTH BY THE SOUTH LINE OF SAID SECTION 36, ON THE EAST BY A LINE LOCATED 12 FEET EAST OF AND PARALLEL WITH THE EAST LINE OF THE FOREGOING DESCRIBED LOT 25, AND ON THE NORTH BY A LINE LOCATED 12 FEET NORTH OF AND PARALLEL WITH THE SOUTH LINE OF SAID SECTION 36, RESERVING, HOWEVER, A 12-FOOT WIDE BY 12-FOOT WIDE PARALLELOGRAM IN THE SOUTHEAST CORNER OF THE FOREGOING DESCRIBED LOT 25 FOR A DRIVEWAY EASEMENT. DESCRIPTION OF LOT 26, WOODRIDGE. AN UNRECORDED SUBDIVISION: COMMENCE AT THE SOUTHWEST CORNER OF SECTION 36, TOWNSHIP 1 NORTH, RANGE 13 WEST, W A S H I N G T O N COUNTY, FLORIDA. THENCE NORTH 89°58’38” EAST FOR 2679.18 FEET TO THE SOUTHWEST CORNER OF THE SOUTHWEST QUARTER OF THE SOUTHEAST QUARTER OF SAID SECTION 36; THENCE NORTH 89°59’49” EAST ALONG THE SOUTH LINE OF SAID SEC-

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IN RE: ESTATE OF ANN MARIE GOSSETTE Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of ANN MARIE GOSSETTE, deceased, whose date of death was on August 18, 2013, and whose social security number is XXX-XX-3124, is pending in the Fourteenth Judicial Circuit Court for Washington County, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is 1293 Jackson Avenue, Chipley, Florida 32428, file number 13 – CP – 72. The names and addresses of the person publishing this notice and attorney are set forth below.. All creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedent’s estate, including unmatured, contingent or unliquidated claims, on whom a copy of this notice is required to be served must file their claims with this court WITHIN THE LATER OF THREE (3) MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR THIRTY (30) DAYS AFTER THE DATE OF SERVICE OF A COPY OF THIS NOTICE ON THEM. All other creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedent’s estate, including unmatured, contingent or unliquidated claims, 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 WILL BE FOREVER BARRED. N O T W I T H S TA N D I N G THE TIME PERIOD SET FORTH ABOVE, ANY CLAIM FILED TWO (2) YEARS OR MORE AFTER THE DECEDENT’S DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED. The date of first publication of this Notice is December 4, 2013. Personal Representative: CHRISTINE F. MACBLAIN 240 Windwalker Street Chipley, Florida 32428 Attorney: James J. Goodman, Jr. Jeff Goodman P.A. 935 Main Street, Chipley, FL 32428 850-638-9722 Florida Bar No. 0071877 As published in the Washington County News December 4, 11, 2013. 12-3475 PUBLIC SALE Tharp & Sons Mini Storage in Chipley, Fl. will hold a sale for these units for non-payment of rent in accordance with the FL Statute Act 83-801-83-809. Tenants

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Great Benefits and Compensation Program Commissions and Bonus New hire and ongoing training and development

8 week minimum

638-0212 or 547-9414

Retired & widowed Army SGT in need of kind & caring lady for companion and house care. Age 65 & up. Call 850-326-2999.

Milti-Family Yard Sale. Rain/shine, inside, Saturday-Sunday, D e c 1 4 & 1 5 , 7:30am-2:00pm. 3939 Sandpath Rd, Bonifay. Turn onto Sandpath Rd across from Middlebrooks. Go 4.8 miles, big yellow brick house on left. 547-4574. Furniture,household items, clothes & more.

In our organization, we offer the following to our outside sales Account Executives:

$10.00

Ad runs in the Washington County News, Holmes County Times-Advertiser and the Weekly Advertiser.

12-3473 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE FOURTEENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR WASHINGTON COUNTY, FLORIDA FILE NO. : 13-CP-72 DIVISION: PROBATE

2 Bedroom dressers $100.00 each. Informal dining room set, table, 4 chairs & Hutch $250.00. All in excellent condition. In Bonifay. (850)263-1445.

Responsibilities: Preparing for appointments - travel is local and typically within a 50 mile radius of your office Meeting daily with owners of small to medium sized businesses with the goal of marketing and securing Business Conducting our “solutions based” approach to qualifying potential business for new sales leads in between appointments and during networking opportunities Contacting Sales Coordinator with feedback from appointments and sharing new business lead opportunities. Reviewing the day’s successes and challenges with your Sales Manager, gaining sales support as appropriate— all administrative support people have a vested interest in your success

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For Quote Call Kim 683-0212, x4004

will have until Dec 21, 2013 to pay in full. No checks are accepted. 1. Annie Brown Chipley, FL. 2. Diane Robinson Chipley, FL. 3. Charlotte King Wausau, FL. 4. Delina Speicher Sturgis, Mich. 5. Melissa Taylor Chipley, FL. 6. Kimberly Knight Chipley, FL. 7. Hatie Brown Chipley, FL. 8. Unknown As published in the Washington County News Dec. 4, 11, 2013.

Halifax Media Group is looking for sales representatives and account executives with a background in outside sales, B2B and business development. If you are in sales and confident in your sales abilities, then this opportunity may be for you. Washington and Holmes counties are just a short drive to the World’s Most Beautiful Beaches and have plenty of outdoor recreational opportunities. As an outside sales rep, you will be working as a business development manager selling Business to Business.

• Fireplace & Chimney Cleaning & Repairs • Waterproofing Done on Chimney Leaks • Offering Stainless Steel Chimney Caps • Dryer Vent Cleaning • Fireplace Inserts by Order “Chimney Fires Are Very Dangerous” J.W. DAVIS, Owner

ALL YOUR PRINTING NEEDS SOLVED

scheduled court appearance, or immediately upon receiving this notification if the time before the scheduled appearance is less than seven (7) days. If you are hearing impaired, please call 711 or email ADARequest@jud14.flcour ts.org. LINDA HAYES COOK, Clerk of Circuit Court By K. McDaniel Deputy Clerk As published in the Washington County News on December 4, 2013 and December 11, 2013.

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Primary purpose of this Part Time position is to teach credit courses in political science described in the college catalog. Additional functions include: Holding office hours for students, attending orientation sessions, professional development sessions, submitting all required documentation by published deadlines, and submitting grades via Lighthouse by deadline. Minimum Qualifications: Master’s degree with at least 18 graduate level semester credit hours in Political Science. Copies of Transcripts must be submitted with a GCSC application. **Applicants may apply direct to Social Sciences Chair. Open till filled. Additional info: www.gulfcoast.edu/hr. Gulf Coast State College does not discriminate against any person on the basis of any federally protected class in its programs, activities or employment. GCSC Equity Officer (850) 872-3866.

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GCSC is an EA/EO/M/F/Vet employer. GCSC Equity Office 850.872.3866

Sales The News Herald is seeking an innovative and experienced

Sales Manager

Who will be responsible for leading and creating integrated multi-media sales strategies to drive revenue across multiple platforms. We are seeking a passionate, highly organized team player who will effectively train and motivate the sales team, using sales planners, the 5-step sales process and consistent accountability to drive their success. The Sales Manager will be creative, yet analytical. Responsibilities: z Meets or exceeds sales and revenue goals. z Advocates the methodical & standardized 5-step sales approach to buyers. This approach includes planning & preparing for the call, needs analyses, building a compelling solution, developing and closing an effective sales presentation, and following up to ensure client satisfaction. z Communicates and advocates the company’s vision for a world class sales team, excelling at building active accounts with solutions from a diverse product and services portfolio. Develops and consistently supports staff development by providing clear expectations, tools and training, sales goals, accountability and frequent feedback. z Collaborates with other managers to generate new sales ideas and stays abreast of product and platformchanges. z Develops sales team, striving for world class execution and results. This includes training/coaching, use of data in sales presentations, creating a vision and integrated sales campaigns for the client, producing sales presentations, and using analytics to measure the solution’s ROI for the client. Requirements: z Bachelor’s degree or comparable experience. z Proven record of successful leadership in a goal-oriented, highly accountable environment. z Successful record of team building and leadership. z Excellent organizational and analytical skills. The ability to multi-task and manage competing priorities is essential. z Digital sales experience. Proven digital sales management experiences. z A deep and broad understanding of the market and competition z Strong communication, negotiation and influencing skills. z Proficient PC skills including Microsoft applications Excel and Word. In addition, must be well versed in digital sales tools, including job boards, search, email, social marketing and analytics. z Demonstrated innovation, leadership, communication, and staff development skills. Possesses ability to coach and be coached. z Strong ethical standards and integrity are a must. z Understanding of research tools is a huge plus. z Ensures that the business unit meets and/or exceeds revenue expectations z Proven sales management experience

BE YOUR OWN BOSS! OWN A YOGURT, DOLLAR, MAILBOX, PARTY, TEEN, CLOTHING, OR FITNESS STORE. WORLDWIDE, 100% FINANCING, OAC. FROM $55,900 COMPLETE TURNKEY (800) 385-2160 WWW. DRSS3.COM

Executive Office

Space for rent downtown Chipley. (850)638-1918

FOR LEASE: Convenient Store with Gas station. Bay County. Great location! Will be branded Chevron. Available very soon. Major investment required. Serious inquiries only. Ware Oil & Supply Company. 850-584-6666 ext 407

Retail Store Space available.Main Street. Downtown Chipley. 850-638-1918

All full-time employees are eligible for health & dental insurance, Life/ AD&D/Long-term disability Insurance, 401k plan, and paid time off. In addition, we offer: Performance/Incentive Based Pay Scale Friendly Team Environment Supportive & Motivating Staff to help you succeed Positive, Professional, and Upbeat work environment We promote from within! Please submit resume and cover letter to lgrimes@pcnh.com. EOE, Drug-free workplace Web ID#: 34266362 Text FL66340 to 56654

Apartment: Unfurnished. per 850-844-0078.

2BR/1BA $450.00 month.

FOR RENT 1B/R apartment, convenient location in Chipley. No pets. 850-638-4640 Mandi Lea Apartments in Vernon, 2/BR. Financial Assistance available if qualified. 638-4640. ✳

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2BR/2BA House for rent. Great kitchen, very clean & well maintained. Large master bath. $775/mth. 638-9127. 3BR/1BA for rent. No pets. Deposit, & references required. HUD accepted. $595/mth Chipley. (850)638-1918 For Rent or Sell by Owner 3BR/2BA, Updated, CHA, conveniently located. handicapped accessible. No HUD 850-547-2091, 8 5 0 - 6 3 8 - 1 4 8 3 , 850-481-5352. Nice clean houses, apartments & mobile homes for rent in Bonifay area. HUD approved. Also, homes for sale, owner financing with good credit. Call Martha (850)547-5085, (850)547-2531.

Newly Renovated 3BD/2BA MH 3/4 mile from Elementary School. On Hwy 177A. Family oriented park. $500/mth. Call (850)547-3746. Quiet living in the country! Multiple 3 bed 2 bath mobile homes on spacious lots to choose from starting at $595/mo. Located in Bonifay close to area schools. In the highly sought after Sideline Mobile Home Community with the only neighborhood watch program in Holmes county. Well maintained grounds with street lights and a bus stop for your children. HUD financing may be available. (850) 614-1108. Call Trent to set an appointment.

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Tennessee Log Cabin on 6 acres with FREE Boat Slip! Only $74,900 New 3BR, 2BA log cabin shell, lake access, nicely wooded, level setting. Quiet paved road frontage. Excellent financing. Call now 877-888-0267, x 453

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2BR/1BA MH in Bonifay. $425.00/mo, W&G included. One year lease required. 638-2999. 3BR/1½BA, 3BR/2BA Doublewide w/fireplace in town. Water included. Section 8 Accepted. 850-260-9795. For Rent 2 Double Wide Mobile Homes separate properties call and discuss details. Available now. Call 850-547-3950. FOR RENT Nice mobile home excellent location in Chipley. No Pets. 850-638-4640 For Rent. Real Nice Doublewide, 3BR/2BA. Nice quiet area off Brickyard Rd on Prissy Ln. Day phone, 638-4630. Night phone, 638-1434. For Rent: 2BR/1BA Mobile Home Bonifay area. $300/month plus $300/deposit No pets. Call 850-547-2043 Leave message.

HUNTING LAND for rent or lease, 1 year or 5 years, 160 acres or 300 acres. For more information call (850)638-1911 or (850)326-0044. Mobile Home For Rent 3BR/2BA in Chipley Area $650 Very private w/Big Back Yard. NO PETS. Leave # for return Call 850-258-1594. Mobile Homes For Rent 2 and 3 Bedrooms in Cottondale, Central Heat and Air. $400 - $500 a month. 850-258-1594.

10 ACRE MOUNTAIN TOP ESTATE! Gorgeous Blue Ridge mountain acreage featuring spectacular 3 state views & towering hardwoods! Abuts U.S. National Forest. Great building spot! U/G utilities, paved rd frontage, RV friendly. Priced to sell only $69,900. Excellent financing. Call now 866-952-5303, x 92 Prime Property. Two 8 acres on Bedie Rd, Two 9 acres on Bedie Rd. 5 acres on Hwy 77. Some owner financing For more info call Milton Peel @ 850-638-1858 or 850-326-9109.

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CHIPOLA FORD

LET CHIPOLA FORD HELP PUT YOU IN A NEW VEHICLE FOR CHRISTMAS!

Jackson County's New & Used Truck Center

NEW4 201

NEW3 201

MUSTANG

TRANSIT CONNECT VAN XLT

V6, PREMIUM, AT, COMFORT PKG., LEATHER

SAVE $5,335 #14101

NOW $

#13368

NEW3 201

FLEX SEL

#13140

SAVE $8,590

33,495

#132532

MSRP..........................................................$49,585 CHIPOLA FORD DISCOUNT.......................$3,590 RETAIL CUSTOMER CASH........................$2,250 FORD CREDIT BONUS CASH.................. $1,000 TRADE IN ASSISTANCE............................ $1,750

NOW $

40,995

MSRP..........................................................$37,275 CHIPOLA FORD DISCOUNT.......................$1,280 RETAIL CUSTOMER CASH........................$2,500 FORD CREDIT BONUS CASH....................$1,000 TRADE-IN ASSISTANCE............................... $500

SAVE $5,280

NOW $

#13360

NEW3 201

31,995

F-150 SUPER CREW FX-4 4X4

FX LUXURY PKG., NAVIGATION, LOADED!

ECOBOOST ENGINE, LUXURY PKG., CHROME PKG.

MSRP.........................................................$41,255 CHIPOLA FORD DISCOUNT......................$2,260 RETAIL CUSTOMER CASH.......................$4,000 FORD CREDIT BONUS CASH..................$1,500

NOW $

23,995

F150 SUPER CREW KING RANCH

LEATHER, DVD, NAVIGATION, LOADED!

SAVE $7,760

LEATHER, NAVIGATION SYSTEM, V6

MSRP..........................................................$26,260 CHIPOLA FORD DISCOUNT......................... $765 RETAIL CUSTOMER CASH........................$1,500

SAVE $2,265

24,495

NEW3 201

EDGE LIMITED

WAGON, REAR VIEW CAMERA

MSRP..........................................................$29,830 CHIPOLA FORD DISCOUNT.......................$1,335 RETAIL CUSTOMER CASH........................ $3,500 FORD CREDIT BONUS CASH...................... $500

NOW $

NEW3 201

SAVE $8,760 #13286

MSRP..........................................................$50,755 CHIPOLA FORD DISCOUNT.......................$3,760 RETAIL CUSTOMER CASH........................$2,250 FORD CREDIT BONUS CASH....................$1,000 TRADE-IN ASSISTANCE.............................$1,750

NOW $

41,995

HHH PRE-OWNED CLEARANCE EVENT HHH 06 FORD F250 CREW CAB LARIAT

09 MERCURY GRAND MARQUIS

11 CHEVROLET HHR LT

09 FORD ESCAPE XLT

LEATHER, V8, LOADED, 71K MILES #12354A

MOONROOF, LEATHER, 47K MILES, #13367B

63K MILES, 4 CYL., GREAT MILEAGE! #P3447

WAS $17,995

WAS $18,995

WAS $18,995

NOW $11,495

NOW $13,995

NOW $14,495

NOW $14,995

NOW $27,995

10 FORD EDGE LIMITED

11 FORD F150 SUPER CREW 4X4 KING RANCH

10 FORD F-150 SUPER CREW LARIAT

11 FORD TAURUS SEL

11 FORD MUSTANG

ECOBOOST ENGINE, LEATHER, CHROME PKG., 20K MILES, #13424A WAS $36,995

V6, POWER PKG., CRUISE, 56K MILES, #13282A WAS $20,995

34K MILES, MANUAL TRANS., #13305B

WAS $19,995

20" WHEELS, LEATHER, 72K MILES, #13432A WAS $34,995

NOW $15,995

NOW $31,995

NOW $34,995

NOW $16,995

NOW $17,995

12 FORD FUSION SEL

10 FORD ESCAPE LIMITED

09 SUBARU FORESTER

12 FORD F-150 SUPER CREW LARIAT

13 FORD EDGE SE

WAS $16,995

LEATHER, 1 OWNER, 96K MILES #13343A

DIESEL, LEATHER, 4X4, 149K MILES #13412B

10 FORD FLEX LIMITED LEATHER, MOONROOF, LOADED! 27K MILES #R3460

WAS $29,995

WAS $21,995

LEATHER, LOADED, APPEARANCE PKG. #R3453

LEATHER, LOADED, #R3452

LEATHER, MOONROOF, LOADED, #13342A

WAS $22,995

WAS $23,995

WAS $24,995

WAS $37,995

NOW $19,995

NOW $19,995

NOW $20,995

NOW $35,995

NOW $24,995

11 TOYOTA AVALON SPORT

12 FORD E-350 15 PASSENGER VAN

11 NISSAN ALTIMA 2.5 S

10 FORD EXPEDITION LMT.

11 CHEVROLET EQUINOX LT

XLT, 37K MILES #P3466

LEATHER, MOONROOF, ALLOY WHEELS! 46K MILES

WAS $25,995

WAS $20,495

4X4, LEATHER, CHROME WHEELS, 44K MILES, #13211A WAS $34,995

POWER PKG., CRUISE, ALLOY WHEELS, 45K MILES, #13209A WAS $20,995

NOW $22,995

NOW $17,995

NOW $31,995

NOW $18,995

LEATHER, NAVIGATION, LOADED! 34K MILES WAS $28,995

NOW $24,495

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4X4, LEATHER, NICE! 35K MILES #13406A

3.5 V6, POWER PKG., CD #14148

WAS $#26,995

Plenty More Great Deals On the Lot To Choose From! Our Sales Team Is Here To Help You!

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Jeff Cooper

Michael Castleberry

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*All prices plus $299.50 P&H, tax, tag & title. All incentives applied. Incentives good thru 12/19/2013. Pictures for illustration purposes only. Prices good thru 12/19/2013


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