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NEWS Washington County w w w. c h i p l e y p a p e r. c o m Wednesday, MAY 29, 2013 For the latest breaking news, visit CHIPLEYPAPER.COM IN BRIEF School board calls special meeting CHIPLEY — The Washington County School Board will hold a special meeting at 4 p.m. today in the boardroom of the Administration Building in Chipley. The board will hear presentations from the architectural firms of DAG Architects Inc., Paul A. Donofro & Associates Architects and Hatch Mott MacDonald. The architects will be discussing plans for the new Kate M. Smith Elementary School. Choctawhatchee Catfish Round-Up CARYVILLE — The Choctawhatchee Catfish Round-Up will be held May 31 to June 1 at the Choctawhatchee River Landing on U.S. 90 in Caryville. The round-up starts at 4 p.m. on Friday and concludes at noon on Saturday, June 1. Entry fee is $50 and prizes include $750 for first place, $500 for second place and $250 for third-place winners. There will be a $100 prize for the largest flathead and a $100 prize for first place in the youth division. For more information, call Steve Herrington at 624-9504 or Bobby Taunton at 849-1621. See BRIEF A3 Get your 2013 graduation guide INSIDE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS Board OKs pay increase Board moves next meeting up one week to June 20 County Extension Director Julie Dillard presented Washington County’s new agricultural extension agent Mark Maudlin to the Washington County Board of Commissioners on Thursday. ics for more than four hours. The board seemed to agree on very little, but they did vote unanimously to increase acting county administrator David Corbin’s pay by 15 percent, to be retroactive to his taking over as interim “point of contact” for the By RANDAL SEYLER county commissioners. 638-0212 | @WCN_HCT “I was just thinking what a good job David has done. He has moved a lot of things forward CHIPLEY — It was a mar- in just a short time,” Chairman athon Board of County Alan Bush said. “I would like to Commissioners meeting see us compensate him.” Thursday as the commissioners discussed a wide variety of topSee MEETING A2 RANDAL SEYLER | The News Health director THE BRAVE NEVER DIE discusses mosquito risks By CECILIA SPEARS 547-9414 | @WCN_HCT BONIFAY — Washington County and Holmes County Health Department Director Rick Davis told Bonifay Kiwanis Club members about mosquitoes, mosquito-borne illnesses and the role the health department plays in education. “As you all know, Florida has a climate that is conducive to mosquitoes,” Davis said at the •May 21 Kiwanis meeting. See MOSQUITO A2 RANDAL SEYLER | The News Americans observed Memorial Day on Monday, which is a day set aside to remember the nation’s fallen soldiers and sailors. Chipley Am Vets Post 7 held a ceremony Memorial Day morning, along with the Chipley High School JROTC cadets, placing flags on the graves of veterans in Glenwood Cemetery. Kiwanis Club inducts new members Local man tells of upcoming trip to Kenya INDEX Opinion .................................A4 Outdoors ...............................A6 Sports ...................................A7 Extra.....................................B1 Faith .....................................B4 Obituaries .............................B5 Classifieds .............................B6 Phone: 850-638-0212 Web site: Fax: 850-638-4601 50¢ Volume 90, Number 13 Special to The News CHIPLEY — The Chipley Kiwanis Club inducted two new members and heard about a local resident’s upcoming trip to Kenya when the club met on May 21. Club President Jan Page and MemberCALEB ship Chairman CHRISTMAS David Solger inducted two new members into the Kiwanis Club: Debra Moxley and Justin McGowen. McGowen works locally for a financial company while attending Chipola State College. Moxley lives in Mari- See KIWANIS A2 Vote for your favorite businesses, people, restaurants, and other categories for the 2013 Reader’s Choice “Best of Tri-County” SPECIAL TO THE NEWS Debra Moxley and Justin McGowen are inducted into the Kiwanis Club by Jan Page and David Solger. 2013 of TRI-COUNTY WASHINGTON I HOLMES I JACKSON TIPS ON MOSQUITO REPELLENT USE • Always read label directions carefully for the approved usage before you apply a repellent. • Products with concentrations of up to 30 percent DEET are generally recommended. Other U.S. Environmental Protection Agency-approved repellents contain Picaridin, oil of lemon eucalyptus or IR 3535. These products are generally available at local pharmacies. Look for active ingredients to be listed on the product label. • Apply repellent to exposed skin, or onto clothing, but not under clothing. • For children, be sure the repellent is age-appropriate. According to the CDC, mosquito repellents containing oil of lemon eucalyptus should not be used on children under 3. DEET is not recommended on children younger than 2 months. • Avoid applying repellents to children’s hands. Adults should apply repellent first to their own hands and then transfer it to the child’s skin and clothing. • If additional protection is necessary, apply a permethrin repellent directly to your clothing. Again, always follow the manufacturer’s directions. Source: Florida Department of Health votE NoW through juNE 6 GO TO CHIPLEYPAPER.COM toP thrEE WINNErS WILL BE ChoSEN

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