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DEATHS Moses Adair, Anniston Cora Lea Beason, Heflin Rory G. Boggs, Anniston Darwin “D.J.” Bradley Jr., Piedmont Donnie Butler, Centre Rev. John A. Clark, Dothan Jane Heston Cline, Georgia Jimmie E. Cobb, Heflin Mary Hettie Cowden, New York Wayne J. Creed, Lineville Nancy Jane Dyar, Piedmont Stephen Fomby, Lincoln Albert Clayton Hanvey, Coldwater Linda M. Haynes, Oxford Harold L. Hubbard, Alexandria Betty J. Huckaby, Anniston Nora Jean Huguley, Anniston Nathaniel Jordan, Talladega Kenneth Kelly, Talladega James E. Lackey, Hollins LaVelle French Huey Langley, Roanoke Melvin Lawler Jr., Talla-

dega Sara Ford Martin, Jacksonville Lee E. Middleton Sr., Anniston Allen Michael Mitchell, Roanoke George Alvin Pennington Jr., Orange Beach Jacqueline Pigg, Anniston Albert Ellis Pinkard, Jacksonville Pamela Ann Ward Richardson, Roanoke Helen Simmons, Talladega Rubylyn Hendrix “Mama Bebe” Spurlin, Lineville Ben Strickland, Wedowee Ret. Sgt. 1st Class Bruce Eric Tengblad, Weaver Gerald William “Chief” Waldrop, Dalton, Ga. Reverend Morris Weatherly, Birmingham William Earl Wells Sr., Anniston Jeffrey Brian Wilkins, Atlanta


A Chapter 7 bankruptcy allows the debtor to retain certain exempt property, but the debtor’s remaining property is gathered and sold by a trustee from which creditors will receive payment. It may also be used by businesses which wish to terminate their business. A Chapter 13 bankruptcy enables debtors, through court supervision and protection, to propose and carry out a repayment plan under which creditors are paid, in full or in part, in installments over a three-year period. During that time, debtors are prohibited from starting or continuing collection efforts. The following bankruptcies declared by Calhoun County residents were recorded by U.S. Bankruptcy Court Northern District of Alabama last week:

Chapter 7 • Robert Melvin Kraft and Donna Rae Kraft, Boswell Drive, Oxford • Gregory D. Pruitt and Glammer D. Pruitt, Paul Street, Anniston • Rufus C. Jones and Teresa P. Jones, Lillian Lane, Anniston • William Franklin Foote, May Street, Anniston • Robert L. McCormick and Doris A. McCormick, Ridge Drive, Weaver • Dennis Eugene Jarrells and Debra Lynn Jarrells, Reads Mill Road, Wellington

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• Staci Outlaw, Pointer Drive, Jacksonville • Robert Charles McCrelles Jr., Vineyard Road, Alexandria

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• Thomas Graham Jr. • Helen M. Ward • Vera Virginia Burnsed Searle • Erin Caudill Snowden

MARRIAGE LICENSES • Luke Thomas Ingram of Anniston to Chanley Jordan Roberts of Anniston • Dinkie Randell Taylor of Anniston to Joyce Elaine Glass of Anniston • Garry Preston Ogle of Ohatchee to Jennifer Marie Mullinax of Ohatchee • Rodney Jason Camp of Anniston to Bonnie Dean Bell of Anniston • Frank Norris Rogers Sr. of Tuscaloosa to Phyllis Lee Morgan of Farmington Hills, Mich. • Russell Dale Riley II of Pell City to Kalyn Faith Gardner of Oxford • Jeffery Phillips of Citronelle to Delois Ann Carter of Anniston • Michael Chad Couch of Anniston to Shianne Austin Davidson of Anniston • Christopher Timothy


Roesch of Anniston to Katie Lane Hodges of Anniston • Anthony Lewis Farley of Hernando, Miss., to Nicole Lanance Banks of Anniston • Jonathan Dewayne Danford of Piedmont to Johnnie Brianna Michelle Cutts of Piedmont • William Craig Chandler of Eastaboga to Sharon Elizabeth Land of Eastaboga • Caleb Andre Bowen of Jacksonville to Kendalyn Desiree Allen of Jacksonville • John Elton Phillips of Ohatchee to Tommie Renee Smith of Ohatchee • David Joseph Henderson III of Munford to Deedee Anne Stanfield of Oxford • Michael Kevin Beck of Anniston to Bonita Ann Talley of Anniston

Here is the livestock market report for the Tuesday sale. Receipts for this week 1004 compared to 975 last week. Receipts a year ago 829.


Bulls and steers (Medium and Large No. 1 and No. 2): 200-300 lbs. 160.00 to 242.50; 300-400 lbs. 153.00 to 220.00; 400-500 lbs. 140.00 to 182.50; 500-600 lbs. 129.00 to 177.50; 600700 lbs. 111.00 to 149.00. Heifers (Medium and Large No. 1 and No. 2): 200-300 lbs. 160.00 to 202.50; 300-400 lbs. 145.00 to 195.00; 400-500 lbs. 137.00 to 167.50; 500-600 lbs. 123.00 to 142.50; 600700 lbs. 110.00 to 130.00.


Cows: Breakers 77.00 to 81.00; Boners 83.50 to 86.50; Lean 70.00 to 76.50. Bulls: Normal Dressing 5458% 96.50 to 100.00; High Dressing >58% 102.00 to 109.50; Low Dressing

DIVORCES • Megan Brittany Nobles and Charles Ray Nobles Jr. • Daniel Dean Browning and Jennie Ann Browning • Ashley Nicole Heath and Winford Bernard Heath • Luke Thomas and Fayleen Thomas • Tiffany Nicole Dewberry and Gregory Scott Dewberry • Connie Kay King and George Kevin Whatley • Danielle Belleville and James Belleville • Sherry Ford and Myron Scott Ford • Jerrod Dewayne Bean and Brittney Amber Deweese • Jeffrey Keith Campbell and Wendi

Mari Campbell • Boncille Denise Robinson and Darryl Marshall Robinson • Sharon Kay Keener and Glen Edward Keener • Michael P. Downey and Dhana Michelle Downey • Rebecca Allbritton and Dennis M. Allbritton • Shelly Hope Brothers and Larry Scott Brothers • Natasha Dianne Terrell and Stephen Duane Lester • Amy Nicole Luitze and Jasper Savidino Luitze • Vickie L. McIntyre and Daniel E. McIntyre Sr.

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The people listed in this arrest report, whose names and theft. charges are obtained from public records, are presumed • Laquinta Decree Mitchell, 30: first-degree possession of innocent unless proven guilty in a court of law. marijuana. • Derek Anthony Tate, 24: second-degree receiving stolen Anniston property. The following felony arrests were reported by the Anniston • Whitley Briean Ashworth, 21: second-degree receiving Police Department (addresses not provided) during the stolen property. • Terry Tyron Briskey, 21: altering firearm serial number. seven-day period ending at 7 a.m. Thursday. • Julianna Wittenburg, 24: second-degree possession of a • Karl Edwards Williams Jr., 20: first-degree robbery. forged instrument. Calhoun County • Jonathan Lee Medders, 52: possession of a controlled substance. The following felony arrests were reported by the Calhoun • Kevin Orell Crouch, 52: fugitive from justice. County Sheriff’s Office during the seven-day period ending • Dunisia Viola Morris, 31: obstructing justice by using a at 7 a.m. Thursday. false I.D. • Jeremy Lucas Salisbury, 30, of Oxford: failure to appear • Toavera Quintay Hawkins, 28: two counts of criminal in court, first-degree possession of marijuana, first-degree attempt. receiving stolen property. • Keandra Simmone Morgan, 21: three counts of possession • Eddy Ray Ware, 58, of Anniston: violation of the Sex of a controlled substance. Offender Registration and Notification Act. • Jerome Martrail Satcher, 25: first-degree possession of • Randall Austin Holder Jr., 24, of Anniston: second-degree marijuana. escape. • Jay Dee Skilinski, 31: first-degree receiving stolen prop- • Michael Don Chapman, 54, of Anniston: violation of the Sex erty, first-degree possession of marijuana. Offender Registration and Notification Act. • Phillip Gregory Dolin, 23: first-degree theft, second-degree • Roger Dale Brown, 35, of Gadsden: first-degree unlawful

manufacture of methamphetamine. • Alex Michael Williams, 19, of Wellington: failure to appear in court. • KP Watts Kirby, 38, of Anniston: probation violation. • Charles Edward Crittenden, 36, of Centre: failure to appear in court. • Dunisia Viola Morris, 31, of Anniston: failure to appear in court.


The following felony arrests were reported by the Oxford Police Department during the seven-day period ending at 7 a.m. Thursday. • Joseph Wayne Smith, 21: second-degree promoting prison contraband. • Jerry Jemearl Hollins, 28: second-degree possession of a forged instrument. • Betty Faye Moore, 56: second-degree theft of property. • Quinton Banard Moore, 48: possession of a forged instrument. • Erskine Thomas, 51: possession of a forged instrument. • Corey Dewayne Jones, 24: second-degree possession of a forged instrument.

BLOTTER Crimes are listed by location. Anonymous tips may be called in to Crime Stoppers at 256-238-1414. A reward of up to $1,000 may be given.


lawn mower. • Residence, 600 block of South Leighton Avenue: air conditioner, household items, tool box, tools. • Residence, 1100 block of Altamont Drive: refrigerator, gas stove, copper wiring.

The following property crimes were Thefts reported to the Anniston Police Department during the seven-day • Residence, 1700 block of Wilmer period ending at 7 a.m. Thursday. Avenue: bank card, personal I.D., cash, purse. Burglaries • Residence, 700 block of West 14th • Specialty store, 1000 block of Street: wheel chair. • Residence, 900 block of West 16th South Quintard Avenue: cash. • Residence, 200 block of Roll Tide Street: hub caps. • Residence, 1500 block of CloverRoad: television. • Residence, first block of West dale Road: tablet computer. • Residence, 100 block of Joni Lee 33rd Street: tools. • Residence, 1600 block of Cobb Lane: go-cart. Avenue: air conditioners, televi- • Restaurant, 1500 block of Quintard Avenue: firearm. sions, clothing. • Residence, 2700 block of McKle- • Public building, 500 block of Gate 3 Road: tablet computer. roy Avenue: household items. • Residence, 1400 block of East 11th • Residence, 1000 block of West 33rd Street: four-wheeler. (RecovStreet: game console, games. • Residence, 200 block of G Street: ered 08-05-2013)

• Residence, 300 block of Hutto Hill Road: electrical disconnect boxes, cable wire, trailer hitches, town chains, tools. • Residence, 1000 block of Cynthia Crescent Street: utility trailer. • Residence, 600 block of Willingham Drive: ATV. • Department store, 1400 block of Golden Springs Road: laptop computer. • Department store, 5500 block of McClellan Boulevard: merchandise. • Residence, unspecified block of Ruby Ridge Road: gate doors, tables, blinds, tools.

• Residence, 1100 block of Desoto Place: firearm. • Parking lot, 1700 block of Quintard Avenue: purse, wallet, cash, checks, personal I.D., debit card. • Bar, 1300 block of West 10th Street: 2008 Saturn Outlook. • Public building, 100 block of West 13th Street: 2007 Honda Ridgeline, personal I.D., cell phone. • Residence, 1100 block of West 49th Street: vehicle batteries, catalytic converter. • Parking lot, 500 block of Glen Addie Avenue: 2003 Cadillac Deville. • Street, unspecified block of Leyden Street/Oakridge Avenue: 2006 Robbery • 1600 block of Wilmer Avenue: Chevrolet Cobalt. (Recovered 08purse, wallet, cosmetics, medica- 06-2013) • Parking lot, 400 block of East 10th tions, cell phone, personal I.D. Street: 2004 Chevrolet Impala.

Auto-related thefts

Calhoun County

County Sheriff’s Office during the seven-day period ending at 7 a.m. Thursday.


• Residence, Old Sulphur Springs Road, Wellington: cash, purse, personal I.D.


• Residence, Oak Grove Road, Gadsden: logging chain, lock, fourwheeler, ramps.

Auto-related thefts • Residence, Jamback Road, Anniston: 1995 Honda Accord. • Residence, Armstrong Street, Hobson City: 2003 Ford Explorer, cash.

I.D. theft

• Residence, 1900 block of Davis Avenue: purse, cash, personal I.D., The following property crimes • Unspecified location, Oakland cell phone, debit card. were reported to the Calhoun Street, Weaver: credit card.



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CALENDAR: PROPERTY TRANSFERRED • William Madden and Chae Mi Madden to SKP Enterprises Inc., a parcel of land in section 32, township 15, range 8, $10. • Dhana Michele Downey to Michael Paul Downey, a parcel of land in section 14, township 13, range 9, $10. • Housing & Urban Development to John Sears, a parcel of land in section 15, township 16, range 7, $25,500. • Wells Fargo Bank to Housing & Urban Development, Brown Acres subdivision, 1st addition, lot 13, $1. • James H. Johnson to Kellen Allaman Spivey and Chrysta Shearry Spivey, a parcel of land in section 16, township 15, range 8, $10. • James R. Little and Penny H. Little to Stephen V. Scott and LaShanne H. Scott, Jacksonville Mining & Manufacturing Co., block 373, lot 20, $64,900. • Donald Curtis Medders, Barbara Ann Medders, Janet Colleen Bankston and Sherrie Carisa Jones to Stanley Craig Medders, a parcel of land in section 23, township 15, range 5, $10. • Stanley Craig Medders to Janet Colleen Bankston and Sherrie Carisa Jones, a parcel of land in section 17, township 15, range 8, $10. • Heirs of Odessa Montgomery to Brandon P. Montgomery, a parcel of land in section 35, township 16, range 6, S$10. • Jason Beadles and Shawna A. Beadles to Vernon L. Cobb and Joseph P. Cobb, a parcel of land in section 11, township 13, range 8, $10. • Thomas L. Hutchinson to Daniel Wade Prater and Cristin Leslie Prater, a parcel of landing section 34, township 14, range 6, $10. • Brian C. Pruitt to Shawna A. Beadles, a parcel of land in section 11, township 13, range 8, $10. • Joseph Carl Clark and Pamela Clark to Amanda Clark, a parcel of land in section 6, township 15, range 6, $10. • Brandon F. Danes to RW Investments LLC, a parcel of land in sec-

tion 13, township 14, range 8, $100. • C&P Development LLC to Michael P. Casey and Kathy White Casey, Woodland Ridge subdivision, lots 23-25, $10. • Leon M. Cardenas and Monica I. Cardenas to Dustin Heath Wilkins and Paisley Parton Wilkins, Belmont subdivision, block I, lot 9, $10. • Carolyn F. Smith and Thomas R. Smith to Phillip A. Barrett, a parcel of land in section 30, township 14, range 8, $10. • Troy O. Douthit and Winifred D. Douthit to Adriane D. Scott and Kasey Scott, Greenbrier Chase subdivision, 3rd addition, block D, lot 21, $10. • Lisa M. Knight to Amanda L. Hannah and Robert C. Hannah, Stone Ridge North subdivision, lot 46, $10. • Janie R. Chatham to Charles E. Chatham III, Lenlock subdivision, 2nd section, block 2, lot 1, $10. • Janie R. Chatham to Charles E. Chatham III, Anniston City Land Co., block 160, lot 1, $10. • Janie R. Chatham to Charles E. Chatham III, a parcel of land near 2823 Noble Street, Anniston, $10. • Servant of Jesus Church & Shelter Inc. to Harold Laster, Anniston Land Co., block 702, lot 3, $100. • Janie R. Chatham to Charles E. Chatham III, Hillcrest Heights subdivision, Saks 1st addition, block 2, lots 35-38, $10. • Janie R. Chatham to Charles E. Chatham III, South Anniston Land Co., 4th division, block 7, lots 1 and 2, $10. • Janie R. Chatham to Charles E. Chatham III, Ora Williams subdivision, block 4, lot 2, $10. • Janie R. Chatham to Charles E. Chatham III, a parcel of land near 3127 Gurnee Avenue, Anniston, $10. • Dana Lloyd and James Lloyd to Dana Lloyd and James Lloyd, South Anniston Land Co., 4th division, block 20, lots 11 and 12, $10. • Janie R. Chatham to Charles E. Chatham III, Anniston City Land Co., block 264, lot 16, $10.

• Arthur J. Harris and Alice J. Harris to Calhoun Development Co. Inc., Deer Trace subdivision, lot 3, $10. • Janie R. Chatham to Charles E. Chatham III, Anniston City Land Co., block 140, lots 11 and 12, $10. • Calhoun Economic Development Council to 42 Anniston LP, Fish Hatchery subdivision, lot 1, $10. • Fannie Mae to Jennifer H. Turner, a parcel of land in section 11, township 14, range 7, $10. • Scott J. Smouse and Carey T. Smouse to Christopher G. Fuller, Ryann B. Fuller, Michael T. Robertson and Paula S. Robertson, Ashton Place subdivision, phase 1, block C, lot 8, $10. • Tommy D. Pritchett and Toleda Jane McEwewn Pritchett to Richard Allen McRobert and Terri Jessica McRobert, a parcel of land in section 13, township 13, range 8, $10. • Bettye J. Clem-Estate to Nicholas A. Hollingsworth, Greenbrier subdivision, block B, lot 7, $10. • Ranada Williams to Hazel Creek Properties Inc., Cane Creek Homes in McClellan, lot 47, $10. • Juanita McCullars to Diane Storey, a parcel of land in section 3, township 14, range 7, $10. • Tracy McCullars to Diane Storey, a parcel of land in section 3, township 14, range 7, $10. • James Gregory Storey-Estate to Diane Storey, a parcel of land in section 3, township 14, range 7, $10. • Larry Morgan and Lisa Morgan to Martha Elizabeth Vanpelt, Greenbrier subdivision, 3rd addition, block F, lot 11, $10. • K.V. Pate to John Russell Smith Sr., a parcel of land in section 26, township 15, range 7, $10. • Jackie C. Johnson and Charles D. Johnson Jr. to Charles D. Johnson Jr., Anniston City Land Co., block 2, lots 6 and 25, $1. • Ocwen Loan Servicing to Veterans Affairs, Delwood Estates, 1st addition, block E, lot 7, $1. • Angela Marie Graham to Rita Weyerman, a parcel of land in sec-

tion 18, township 14, range 7, $10. • Fred William Roberts Jr. to Dennis A. Bott, a parcel of land in section 18, township 15, range 6, $10. • Wanda Sue Spears and Elon Taylor Boswell to Ralph D. Turley III, a parcel of land in section 5, township 15, range 8, $100,000. • Farris W. Crow Jr. to Ott Chandler, a parcel of land in section 27, township 14, range 7, $10. • Deborah A. Fordham to Ruth Joan Boles and Larry Stanley Gordon, a parcel of land in section 34, township 13, range 6, $10. • B. Scott Snellgrove and Christina J. Snellgrove to Charles J. Burdette and Brandy N. Burdette, Mountain View subdivision, phase 2, lot 37, $100. • Charles B. Kent and Jessica Kent to Jennifer T. Willis, Quail Run subdivision, 1st addition, block F, lot 8, $111,500. • Hill and Valley Ventures LLC to Charles Scott Thornton, Woodland Heights, block 3, lots 2 and 3, $10. • James S. Holowczak to Robert McDaniel, Cherry Acres subdivision, 3rd addition, lot 5, $190,000. • Elisabeth Merrill to Jaime Alvarez-Cortes and Lorena MartinezHernandez, a parcel of land in section 8, township 16, range 9, $100. • Broken Stone Ministries to Regan E. Johnson and Kennis B. Johnson, a parcel of land in section 16, township 14, range 9, $10. • Daniel Strange and Ginger Strange to Bobbie J. Bowman, a parcel of land in section 21, township 13, range 7, $10. • Michael Robert Gelfand and Lilibeth F. Goldshine Gelfand to Darryl E. McClellan and Wanda K. McClellan, Lenlock subdivision, 2nd section, 2nd addition, block 4, lot 16, $70,000. • William C. Townsend and Mary Evelyn Townsend to James A. Walker Jr., Green View at Stoneybrook, revision of lots 13-22, lot 21, $107,500. • Blanche M. Posey to Rhonda P. Bence, Weir Heights subdivision, lots 23 and 24, $1. • Jerry P. Pierce and Jane Pierce to

Eliberto Munoz and Bertha Munoz, Edgefield Farm subdivision, 5th addition, lot 34A, $348,000. • Daniel Lee Garlock and Lois Marie Garlock to Timothy D. Lackey, Sandy D. Lackey and Linda S. Lakey, Sherwood Forest subdivision, 4th addition, block 1, lot 39, $10. • Timothy D. Lackey, Sandra Pate Lackey and Linda S. Lackey to Timothy D. Lackey, Sandra Pate Lackey and Linda S. Lackey, Sherwood Forest subdivision, 4th addition, block 1, lot 39, $10. • Michael Chandler and Debra Chandler to Jackey Dale Denham and Heather Denham, Willow Creek subdivision, 4th addition, lot 6, $10. • Calhoun Development Co. Inc. to Sean Parris and Summer N. Parris, Buckhorn subdivision, phase VII, 2nd addition, lot 177, $10. • Wells Fargo Bank to Cecil Taylor, a parcel of land in sections 6/7, township 15, range 6, $24,900. • Habitat For Humanity of Calhoun County to Windy Davis, Barlow Estates, block 12, lots 18 and 19, $67,000. • William Steve Newsome and Vickie Newsome to Jack L. Hines and Judy N. Hines, a parcel of land in sections 2/35, township 8, ranges 16/17, $1. • Doris Hoover to Jeffrey Neal Hoover Sr. and Doris Hoover, Country Club Estates, block 1, lot 7, $10. • Patricia Chupp to Michael James Moore and Gayla L. Moore, West Anniston Land & Improvement Co., block 318, lot 2, $10. • Patricia Chupp to Michael James Moore and Gayla L. Moore, E.L. Curlee’s subdivision, block 318, lot 3, $10. • Patricia Chupp to Michael James Moore and Gayla L. Moore, a resubdivision of Anniston City Land Co., block 318, lots 4 and 5, $10. • Betty H. Jackson to Glenn Wayne Jackson, Five-W Laksite subdivision, block 4, lot 7, $10.

FORECLOSURES • Linda S. McAllister, Anniston Land Co., block 536, lot 9. • Ronald E. Swafford and Donna K. Swafford, Anniston Homestead & Fruitgrowers Assoc., lot 3002. • Mohammed I. Haque, Overbrooke Forest subdivision, 1st addition, lot 31. • Lynn A. Freeman, The Fairways at Cider Ridge, phase 1,

block 3, lot 10. • Fredrick Young and Vanessa Laretha Young, Western Hills subdivision, lot 7. • James A. Lauderdale and Shandree M. Lauderdale, a parcel of land in block 8 of Thomas Heights. • Scott E. Fuller, Sunset Heigts, Cynthia Crescent addition,

block 3, lots 18 and 19. • Michael C. Bloodworth and Billi J. Bloodworth, a parcel of land in section 19, township 13, range 9. • Clifford White and Latonya Burton, Woodland Heights, block 17, lots 4 and 5. • Ellen L. Thomason, Barr Farm subdivision, lot 2.

RESTAURANT INSPECTIONS Here are food service establishments recently inspected by the Calhoun County Health Department, along with scores. A score of 100 indicates the inspector found no deficiencies. Potentially hazardous deficiencies (four- or five-point demerit items) are noted. These must be corrected immediately and inspectors say they are often corrected while the inspection is underway. Restaurants earning below 70 must raise their scores within seven days or face closure.


— 95. • Cecil’s Place, 313 Pelham Road, S., Jacksonville — 95. • Chef T’s Restaurant, 3900 U.S. 431, N., Anniston — 94. • Cooter Brown’s Rib Shack, 8464 Alabama 204, Jacksonville — 96. • Food Outlet Jr., 6346 U.S. 431, Alexandria — 96. • Kangaroo Express (Pantry), 851 Lagarde Ave., Anniston — 94. • Li’s Place, 81 Big Valley Drive, Alexandria — 98. NO MAJOR DEMERITS • Marco’s Pizza, 2485 U.S. 431, N., Anniston — • Beans & Greens, 8314 Alabama 144, Alexandria 97.

• McAlister’s Deli, 815 Hamric Drive, E., Oxford — 96. • McDonald’s, 1015 Alabama 21, S., Oxford — 98. • Panda Chinese Food, 135 Plaza Lane, Oxford — 99. • Papa John’s Pizza, 1225 Snow St., Oxford — 92. • Subway, 2301 Alabama 202, Anniston — 96. • The J Café & Lounge, 2363 Alabama 202, Anniston — 98. • Top O’ the River, 3330 McClellan Blvd., Anniston — 95. • Winn-Dixie (Bakery), 2495 U.S. 431, Anniston — 99.

• Log Plu Transport LLC • Charlie’s Express Mart LLC


• Luxury Mart Repairables LLC • Airport Auto Recyclers Inc.

Siding with the stars and stripes at a home for the brave BY ALEXA VAUGHN

“That’s the most important one,” Ormbrek said. “It kind of set the tone for the rest of them.” SEATTLE — After 9/11, Rich Ormbrek Most of the tiles are painted by Margabought the biggest flag he could find ret Smart, a foster mother of Ormbrek’s — one about 16 feet wide — and nailed it late wife. The Camano Island, Wash., to the eaves of his bright orange house in woman perfected a way of painting on the Ballard, Wash. cement tiles first with primer, then with “We wanted to let the terrorists know acrylics. Ormbrek tops the tiles off with they can’t intimidate us,” said Ormbrek, a layer of spar varnish, a product usually now 70. used on boats, then carefully screws the But there was a little problem with tiles onto the exterior slats of his home. Ormbrek’s show of patriotism: Wind con“Just lately I told him, that whole flag stantly blew the flag to the ground or swept has to be filled up by now,” Smart said. it atop his home, sometimes tearing it. Not “And he said ‘I know, my kids yell at me even attaching the bottom of it to 10 strong because there are tiles all over the house, stakes stabbed into the lawn worked. but I like to change them around.’ He’s “My son got really tired of getting the addicted to it.” flag off the roof,” he said. Daniel Ormbrek Ormbrek says it was his wife’s Native — one of Ormbrek’s four kids — is in the American family who taught him how Army Reserve now after a tour in Afghanito love collaborative art that celebrates stan. “He’d come out this window up there heritage. Since the 1970s, a replica of a to get it, and I got worried he could evenTlingit-Haida entryway he and his wife’s tually get really hurt.” family made together has arched over his Bettina Hansen/Seattle Times/MCT So, in 2002, father and son found a way front door. Rich Ormbrek turned the outside of his Seattle, Wash., home into a collaborative to display a flag so that the wind would In that same spirit, several other famAmericana art project after the Sept 11, 2001 terrorist attacks. never knock it down again: They painted ily members and friends of all ages have a 20-foot-wide flag onto the side of their contributed to the collage on Ormbrek’s “I thought, maybe it’ll fade, and my the Golden Gate Bridge, St. Louis Arch house at Northwest 73rd Street and 27th American flag. One of those tiles is faded husband said, ‘No! He’s using special anti- and Cadillac Ranch. There are pop-culAvenue Northwest. because the son of a friend forgot the fade paint!’” Galloway, 57, recalled. “But ture-based ones featuring the Wizard of But Ormbrek’s work on the flag wasn’t paint-primer step, but it still earned a spot when he started putting the paintings up I Oz, The Flintstones and The Simpsons. done. Since then, the flag’s red and white on the flag. realized this was folk art.” Others highlight Norman Rockwell-type stripes have been overtaken by dynamic “His isn’t up there because it’s the best Since then, she says, she’s loved it as moments such as the one sandwiched rows of hand-painted Americana. Each of painting. It’s up there because he was a much as all the other people who drive between Fourth of July fireworks and the flag’s more than 300 — and counting 12-year-old who wanted to be part of this,” and walk by and take pictures. Ormbrek Frank Lloyd Wright’s Fallingwater house: — interchangeable painted tiles capture Ormbrek said. loves watching neighborhood kids poke a row of little girls in tutus fidgeting on a colorful images of American history, And, this year, Ormbrek says he’s bench. landmarks and pop culture, forming a pic- around his yard to get a closer look at it. extending the invitation to participate in “Now it’s not political at all. It’s more But one of the first tiles painted for the turesque mosaic that has become a neighthe flag to a wider circle of people. He’s not about what I love about this country,” display, the one with “We the People” borhood landmark. big on email, so anyone who wants to take scrolled on it, has stayed in place at the top part can send him a letter: 2615 N.W. 73rd The flag’s bright colors initially alarmed Ormbrek said. “We’re blessed to have people from all over the world that make for more than 10 years. Ormbrek’s neighbor across the street. St., Seattle, WA 98117. this country what it is.” Ormbrek had used his house to display Ormbrek fits about 160 to 180 of the various political messages before, said fiber-cement tiles onto his house with Kathleen Galloway, who says she could never quite label him left, right, moderate screws, and then switches some in and out throughout the year. or libertarian. She wondered what mesSome depict classic landmarks like sage was coming next. — Rich Ormbrek, Seattle Seattle Times

“Now it’s not political at all. It’s more about what I love about this country.”

Sunday Record for Aug. 11, 2013  

The Anniston Star's Sunday Record for Aug. 11, 2013.

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