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BONIFAY — The First United Methodist Church of Bonifay’s annual Light the Night Celebration is from 57 p.m. on Oct. 31 at the corner of Virginia Avenue and Oklahoma Street. Light the Night is a Christian alternative for typical Halloween activities. All children are invited to come and enjoy trunk or treat, games, face painting, food and lots of fun. All activities are free to everyone.

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BONIFAY — The Holmes County District School Board approved $74,000 for the lighting of Poplar Springs High School’s ball field during the school board’s Oct. 15 meeting. “There will be five concrete light poles installed

with half of the work being done by ourselves,” Superintendent Eddie Dixon said. “They are the only athletic field left in Holmes County that doesn’t have lights.” Board approved of K12 Florida Online Service Agreement and approved of Edgenuity Online Service Agreement with a vote of 4 to 1, with school board member Debbie Kolmetz

voting “no.” “Our school board doesn’t need to be involved in the Edgenuity online school when we already have K12 and Florida Virtural School in place that is doing a great job,” Kolmetz said. Kolmetz inquired about the online program and about the results. “It’s video courses taken by students kindergarten

through 12th grade,” Dixon said. “Some take it during school, some after school and some home-schoolers come and take courses. It’s small now, but we’re hoping it will grow in the future.” Kolmetz made a motion that audio recordings of the Holmes County District School Board meetings be made available to listen to online, which died because

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of lack of second. Kolmetz also made a motion that the certification of recommended personnel be added to the list of recommended personnel before votes, which also died because of lack of second. “I just want to know who we’re voting for,” Kolmetz said.


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Caryville’s Trick-or-Treat is from 5-7 p.m. on Oct. 31.

Bonifay Trick-or-Treat BONIFAY — Trick-orTreat for the City of Bonifay is from 5-7 p.m. on Oct. 31.

Caryville’s Haunted Forest CARYVILLE — Caryville’s Haunted Forest is open for the public from 8-11 p.m. on Oct. 26 and 28 through Oct. 31 at 750 Wrights Creek Road in Caryville. The trail is a quarter of a mile long with 10 stops for children to Trickor-Treat for candy. For more information, visit Caryville’s Haunted Forest on Facebook.

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Holmes County High School celebrated Homecoming on Oct. 18, which included the crowning of Peggy Hickman as Homecoming Queen 2013. She was escorted by Ben Bradshaw. Holmes County High School queen nominees from the 12th grade were Kaitlyn Claycomb, Karoann Coates, Lenibel Concepcion, Alicia Mitchell, Katie Mitchell and Sara Oldham. For more photos, see Page B1.

BONIFAY — Deputies arrested a Ponce de Leon teacher for paddling a 5-year-old handicapped student on Oct. 11, according to a news release from the Holmes County Sheriff ’s Office. Ryan Leavins, 39, of Ponce de Leon was charged with child abuse. Leavins was a teacher at Ponce de Leon Elementary School. The investigation RYAN started on Sept. 4 LEAVINS when the sheriff ’s office received a report of an alleged child abuse at the Ponce de Leon Elementary School. Police discovered that Leavins had paddled a 5-year-old handicapped student, resulting in bruising to the child’s bottom. Leavins admitted to spanking the child after the child became unruly in class, according to the release. “The safety and security of our students is our highest priority,” Superintendent Eddie Dixon said on Wednesday.


Resident shares history through Civil War-era cannonball By CECILIA SPEARS

547-9414 | @WCN_HCT BONIFAY — Longtime Bonifay resident Ben Holland, who lived in the area of town known to older generations as Pepper Town, has been sharing his cannonball story with generations of local residents — as well as anyone who he can take a picture with. “I’ve taken pictures with senators, singers and undertakers,” Holland said. “That cannonball’s been around.” Holland explained that he applied for and received a building permit for $38 in


1974 to start building his house, and while building the footer for the home, he came across the Civil War era cannonball. “I took it straight to the Piggly Wiggly and had it weighed, which was weighed at exactly 12 pounds,” he said. “We measured it at 13 and a half inches around.” Holland has a hobby of collecting photos, and finding of the cannonball tied in with his love of photography. So over the years, he has been taking pictures of the cannonball with various people at various places. “I don’t know how it got there, but I know where

it’s going, and it’s going around,” Holland said. “I’ve had pictures taken with beautiful women and senators. I even have a picture of Robert Sikes, who was a representative for Florida and Herbert Peel, the undertaker. It’s going around, and I intend it to keep going around until its time for it to come home.” He said it was a proud piece of history from Pepper Town. “This goes back to when the county seat was in Noma and the only post office was in Caryville,” Holland said.



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Remembering Otto Bylsma By CECILIA SPEARS

547-9414 | @WCN_HCT BONIFAY — As Oct. 13 marked the 62nd anniversary of Elka Mosier’s family’s arrival in America, Mosier recalls that it was all on the broad shoulders of her father, Otto Bylsma, and the lengths he would go to make sure his family was healthy, happy and safe. “He was always such a hard worker,” Mosier said. “He worked all the time. I am proud of him, that he came all the way to the United States to provide for his family and to do so without government assistance.” On Oct. 13, 1951, the Bylsma family arrived in the United States by ship after a long and arduous journey from Germany. “Father used to tell us about how when he was

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expanding his education, becoming certified and strengthening not only the board but the county as a whole,” Williams said. “I’d also like to say I stopped by Ponce de Leon High School, and I must say that the students are very enthusiastic. Their new agricultural teacher is outstanding with a great passion for his field, and he’s got his students excited about working hard with agriculture.” School board member

Shirley Owens gave a quick thanks to those parents who are involved in their children’s school activities and studies. The board approved of Ponce de Leon High School’s Future Business Leaders of America attending the FBLA State Fall Conference on Nov. 1-3 in Sarasota. The next regularly scheduled meeting of the Holmes County District School Board is set for 9 a.m. on Nov. 5.


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Mosier said. “We worked hard, but then again hard work never killed anyone. What I remember most was us singing as a family as we milked the cows every morning.” The dairy farm is now owned and operated by Mosier, who said it is only because of her father and the freedom found in America that she is able to have the life she says she holds so dear. “In 1991, the 911 office came and requested that we submit a name for the road we lived on, and I was able to honor my father by naming it after him,” she said. “It took signatures, but it was agreed on. And no one opposed, so the road was named after my father, who did all he could to make sure we had a better life for us, our children and our grandchildren in this beautiful and free country.”

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said. “Sometimes the farm- ous because if the Nazis ers would hide animals, and found it, they would have my father would butcher it, my father killed.” but it was always dangerMosier recalled Germa-

ny during a time when they lost three homes because of bombings and going to bed unable to sleep because of hunger and fear. It was because of their uncles, Frank and Albert Bylsma, that Mosier’s family was able to come to America. Frank and Albert Bylsma had immigrated into America in 1930 and sent money and vouchers of their care so that Mosier’s family could follow. “We lived in New Jersey for two years, and then we came to Lynn Haven, where my uncles were living at the time,” Mosier said. “On May 1, 1953, my father bought the dairy farm here in Bonifay.” She said when they bought the farm, there were 16 cows, and it soon grew to where the children were milking 56 cows every morning before school. “We had a good life,”

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teacher from page A1 “It is unfortunate that the situation occurred; however, it is important to note that the district is following standard procedure and board policy throughout this investigative process.” In accordance with state law, the case was turned over to the Department of Children and Families as well as the Holmes County Sheriff ’s Office for investigation, Dixon said. On Oct. 11, Dixon was notified of the formal charges brought against the employee, ac-

cording to the release from the superintendent’s office. The school district is engaged with legal counsel throughout this ongoing investigation. According to the sheriff ’s office, Leavins said he asked the child repeatedly to calm down, then showed him the paddle, then took the child out of the classroom on three different occasions and spanked him a total of five times on the buttocks. Based on the severity of the bruising, Leavins was

charged with child abuse, according to the release. Leavins turned himself into custody and was released on his own recognizance. Leavins was placed on paid administrative leave, pending an investigation into the incident, but Leavins submitted his resignation to the school board on Oct. 11, according to a news release from the superintendent’s office. Leavins’ resignation was accepted by the Holmes County School Board on Oct. 15.

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“In 1944, they ran a line through here, and that was the start of Pepper Town. I helped build the laundry mat, the old convenience store next to it and the Piggly Wiggly across the street, and I love where I live. It’s my castle.” Another effort he’s making is to clean up and restore Liberty Hill Cemetery.

“I’ve been toting around canisters for donations, and I’ve even got an account set up at the First Federal Bank here in town,” he said. “All I need is a riding mower and some weed eaters, and I’ve got someone with heavy equipment to clear out the road real nice.” He said he’s moved to work on the cemetery because his father, mother

and brother are there, and he also has a plot there. “I’ve lived past them, and I’ve often asked God why, and then I know that I love to see people smile and I love to make them laugh,” Holland said. “I’ve found that using that cannonball was a way to bring people and places together. Life’s too short to be an old stick in the mud.”


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GCMC, Doctor’s Memorial to work together PANAMA CITY — Gulf Coast Medical Center in Panama City and Doctors Memorial Hospital in Bonifay has signed a formal clinical affiliation agreement. Through the affiliation, Doctors Memorial Hospital will facilitate patient access to the medical talent at Gulf Coast Medical Center in specialized clinical services, collaborate on the transfer of knowledge between medical teams of both institutions, and improve care through the incorporation of the best available medical practices. Both institutions also will offer

community and medical educational programs. Doctors Memorial Hospital, a 20-bed critical access facility includes a 10-bed Emergency Department along with radiological and clinical laboratory services. A surgical suite and a complete rehabilitation department serve patients with related specific needs. Doctors Memorial Hospital is Joint Commission accredited and was recently voted #6 in Solvent Health’s 20 Most Beautiful Hospitals in America. “We are proud to partner with Gulf Coast Medical Center in providing the best quality medical care available to our patients,”

said JoAnn Baker, administrator of Doctors Memorial Hospital. “Through this affiliation, we will be better prepared to diagnose stroke and other critical conditions, as well as provide training to our staff and physicians. Our goal is to offer access to specialists and education to the community. At this critical time in healthcare reform, we are always looking to the future, being proactive in our approach to giving the finest medical care possible.” “We are truly excited to form this partnership with Doctors Memorial Hospital, and look forward to supporting advancements in the delivery of new

healthcare services,” said Carlton Ulmer, president and chief executive officer at Gulf Coast Medical Center. Gulf Coast Medical Center is a 176-bed acute care hospital located in Panama City, FL. Its 250member medical staff and more than 800 employees work hard to ensure its patients receive the highest quality of care every day. Their efforts have resulted in national accreditations for Chest Pain Center, Total Joint Replacement, Peripheral Vascular Disease, Spine, Stroke and Wound Care. The hospital was recently named a Top 100 Hospital® by

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Abagail Watford, 13, an eighth-grader at Bethlehem High School, has been accepted to compete with “America’s Got Talent” on the first weekend of November in Atlanta. Her first performance was singing the National Anthem at the Bethlehem Lady Wildcats versus the Cottondale Lady Hornets volleyball game on Oct. 15. “I could have just burst when I heard her sing,” said her grandmother, Elka Mosier. “She was absolutely breathtaking. I’m sure she got it from me.” Abagail is the daughter of Melissa and Mark Watford.

CHIPLEY — Preparations for Relay for Life 2014 campaign started early, with the first kickoff event at the Washington County Agricultural Center on Monday. This will be the first event with the new combined forces of both Holmes and Washington counties’ Relay for Life teams. The Chipley High School Spirit of the Tiger Band and cheerleaders made more than a lasting impression as they escorted people in by the dozens to meet the new committee members, participate in booths and activities and show their support. “Washington County will be joining with Holmes County starting this

year,” said Steven Carter, team development representative for Washington/Holmes Relay for Life. “As we all know, when these two counties get together, there is no stopping us, and there is nothing we can’t do. The theme this year is ‘Carnival for a Cure,’ so let’s have fun while we help find the cure.” Each year, the location will be switched between Chipley and Bonifay. The 2014 event will be May 16-17 at Pals Park Recreation Complex in Chipley. Upcoming Relay for Life events will be posted in the Community Events section of the newspaper each week, and more information can be found at the Holmes/Washington County — Florida Relay For Life Facebook page. Call Connie Smelcer for more details at 703-9977.

Truven Health Analytics for the second consecutive year. Gulf Coast Medical Center also was given an “A” rating by the Leapfrog Group, an independent organization that rate hospitals on performance, national standards of safety, quality, efficiency and patient satisfaction. The hospital is also an affiliate of the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) Cancer Care Network. Gulf Coast Medical Center recently unveiled a 42bed critical care wing, adding a new Intensive Care Unit, and the region’s only Pediatric Intensive Care Unit and Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit.


The certified 2013 Holmes County Property Tax Roll has been received by this office from the Property Appraiser and will be open for collection beginning November 1, 2013 in the Tax Collector’s Office at 224 North Waukesha Street, Bonifay, Florida.

OFFICE HOURS: 7:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Monday - Friday PHONE: 850-547-1115 Website: Tangible personal property and real property taxes for the year 2013 for Holmes County and the towns of Esto and Noma are payable on or before March 31, 2014 after which they will become delinquent. The following discounts will be allowed: November - 4%; December – 3%, January - 2%; and February – 1%. Notices of taxes due will be mailed October 31, 2013.

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Efforts are being made to revitalize Liberty Hill Cemetery and Liberty Hill Church in Esto. Donations are being accepted in an account at First Federal Bank of Florida under the name Liberty Hill Cemetery Fund. This cemetery is located North of State Road 90 by taking State Road 79 to Esto and by turning right on Highway 2 for three miles. The cemetery will be located on the left.

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Letter to the EDITOR

Dear Editor, Mr. Seyler has made a mistake in his recent coverage of a public hearing I was involved in. He stated I had gone before the Zoning and Planning Commission initially to seek zoning changes. He is incorrect and needs to correct this mistake. My original contact with the Zoning and Planning Commission was to ask two questions about the sale of beverages that contained alcohol. The first question was if AmVets could move to a piece of property zoned commercial and continue to sell malted beverages and wine for consumption on the property. Second, could they open on Sunday and do the same. He only has to request the audio/video of the meeting to validate my above statements. I was not present to ask for a zonning change. I was merely seeking clarification on the ordinances on this matter and giving a report to AmVets Post #7 prior to even looking at a potential piece of property. This is a major oversight in my opinion. AmVets has no bearing or involvement in my complaints against the treatment I received and the violation of my civil rights under the ADA laws of the United States. I discussed this in length the first time Mr. Seyler reported on this meeting with the zoning and planning commission. That has always been my issue and continues to be my issue. In has nothing to do with zoning and planning in the sense of how a property is authorized to be used. When I was mistreated, my county commissioners did nothing to rectify the problem. Further, he failed to state that Commissioner Bush authorized an

investigation by Mr. David Corbin and Mr. Chris Hyatt and they reported to him, as the president of the commission, I, in fact, had been mistreated and my ADA rights had been violated. That has always been the complaint and the story that should be told. A citizen was denied their civil rights as protected by the 14th Amendment of the Constitution of the United States of America and the constitutionaly elected officials did nothing to rectify the problem and continued to deny and block a disabled citizen access to his government and would not accommodate his ADA requests. This continues to take place to this day even after documentation has been provided to both the County Vet Representative, Chris Hyatt, and the County Attorney, Jeff Goodman P.A. so my disabilities could verified. There were many things discussed at the public hearing and if you and Mr. Seyler would like to meet with me personally, I would be happy to do that. At the least, I think Mr. Seyler should retract the incorrect information and clarify the correct information. In closing and again, this is not the first time Mr. Seyler and I have disagreed on events he has covered. However, I will continue to support the news outlet in this Chipley and Washington County due to my belief that without the News, politicians would never be held accountable for anything. I do request that Mr. Seyler take just a little more time and a little further research or merely ask me when the information pertains to me a and my statements.


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Wednesday, October 23, 2013

Jeep Sullivan’s Outdoor Adventures The Jeep came to us in WWII as an all-terrain general purpose vehicle used by the military. It enabled commanding officers to circulate among their men. It enabled combat soldiers to get closer to enemy lines and escape more quickly. It enabled messages to get transported from one unit to another without interception. It was a unique vehicle that has come to be an invaluable part of not only the military, but the general public as well. In June, HAPPY CORNER 2004, First Hazel Wells Tison Baptist Church Bonifay acquired a Jeep. When I told my son-inlaw, Orrin Webb from Charlotte County that we had called Jeep somebody from the Arcadia, Punta Gorda, Ft. Myers area to be our minister to senior adults and men, he replied, “not Jeep Sullivan!” Indeed, that Jeep is the one we called. Our Jeep is as unique as the vehicle whose name he bears. He is first of all a God called individual committed to taking care of the needs of his church people. But he is much more than that. He has a great love for the outdoors, for hunting and fishing, and taking care of the environment. Now he has embarked on an endeavor called Jeep Sullivan Outdoor Adventures, Inc., a non-profit venture, which will enable him to share his love of the outdoors with others.

From left, Jeep Sullivan, David Corbin, Sgt Jordan Folmar, Zenna Corbin, Sgt Dustin Bell, Sgt Matt Commons. This venture is primarily a ministry of getting handicapped, and especially wounded military, out on the waterways and woodlands of the country, though he is also committed to enabling people of all ages to enjoy the great outdoors with the use of the 16 foot airboat which he has especially outfitted for the purpose. In his early years his love for hunting in the remote areas of southwest Florida brought him into conflict with the authorities as he was not always on the side of the law. A serious accident during one such escapade threatened his life and kept him hospitalized for almost a year, where a doctor at Shands Hospital in Gainesville, took a chance and successfully saved his leg, that is another story. The faith of a dying man showed Jeep his need for that kind of faith and he sought God after his hospital release. Later, surrendering to the gospel ministry he came to northwest Florida to attend what was then BBI and met his life mate, Meg Mitchell. Now, Jeep uses his unique personality and

outdoor interests to reach people, especially men, in unorthodox ways. He was invited to share some of his ministry ideas at the Florida Baptist Convention. Some of the activities he described he had initiated at Bonifay First Baptist are fishing excursions in and out of state, archery tournaments, turkey/skeet shoots, hunter safety instruction, hog, turkey, antelope and deer hunting out west with a senior adult man and a wheel-chair bound man. Jeep’s friendship with “Wounded Warrior” Carter Hess, veteran of the Afghanistan war, and also with AF Pilot Craig Dye, has resulted in officials at Walter Reed Army Hospital in Washington D.C. taking notice of the value of getting combat wounded military personnel out to participating in hunting, fishing, and boating the waterways and woodlands. Jeep and his wife Meg have long held licenses to hunt and capture alligators. He has now purchased the air boat which he will use in his after-hours business. Last week, the first pair of wounded warriors and their liaison flew into Marianna Airport and enjoyed 3

days of hog hunting on Hard Labor Creek Plantation and Shooting Sports and in the Sand Hills Lakes of Washington County, gator hunting and bow fishing in Bay County, and hog hunting in northwest Holmes County. Instead of vegetating in an army hospital playing video games or cards or staring at the four walls, the Army will continue to fly selected injured combat troops to TriCounty Airport in Holmes County. Whether they have lost an arm or a leg as State Attorney Glen Hess’ son, or some other injury, getting back to participating in “normal” activities is invaluable in their healing and rehabilitation Jeep Sullivan is committed to being a part of speeding that process using his own deep-seated interest and love for the outdoors and the environment and his commitment to God. His new venture has been featured in Real Florida Magazine published by Paul Goulding Agency. The non-profit venture is sponsored by Chipley Gun and Pawn, and other unnamed individuals. The scope of this venture is limitless as people discover the beauty of the unspoiled northwest Florida rivers, lakes, and forests. Tours are not limited to amputees and paraplegics, but families are also encouraged to experience the wonders of nature so that they may develop more appreciation for the natural world and be better stewards of what God has provided for us. You may visit Jeep at his website to find out how you may be involved in this adventure. You may also friend him on facebook at Jeep Sullivan’s Outdoor Adventures.

Dollar General brings back memories of previous residents Last week’s prattle All legalities had been mentioned the multitudes of completed and an appraisal families that failed to submit as to the price of the three family stories, or histories, lots was set by the court for the “Heritage of before we even knew the Washington County” property was for book released in late sale. We became June of 2006. the owner of the It has been three lots, which more than seven included a three years since the bedroom frame first printing of home complete with publication, with a an attached garage fourth printing of where this lady PERRY’S 200 additional books kept her trusted PRATTLE arriving on Aug. 13, 1959 Chevrolet Perry Wells 2012. Sedan. Our son, This last printing Emory, and family occupied is approaching an the home. Our first grand unbelievable sell-out with daughter, Courtney Elyse calls coming almost every Wells, was born while they week asking for the book. lived there. With the completion, After they purchased and the grand opening of their own home, we sold the attractive new Dollar the house and garage, to be General store on East moved, to a couple named Highway 90 held on Oct. 12, Potter, natives of the Red the writer’s mind went to Head community. He had three families who either just retired from a job in lived or operated a business Panama City and placed his on the very property where purchase on property he this beautiful store is now had owned in his home area situated. for a number of years. News releases early in Two lots on the the planning and permitting northwest corner of the stage of allowing this new parcel came to us from building at this particular my brother, Max and wife, location listed Perry and Joyce, who acquired the Hester Wells as owners property from Hubert of five of the building lots Prescott, who bought, included in the proposed processed and sold many purchase. Jay Patel and different animal hides from wife, Daksa, owned the local resident for many remaining lots under years. While operating the consideration for the FRM Feed and Seed Store mammoth project. in Chipley, Max added lime The three lots fronting and fertilizer spreading U. S. 90 East, owned by the service to the business. Welles since 1988, seems The storage bins for this to be the exact location product was built on the of the store and its huge former Prescott property. parking lot. That parcel The portion of the property was purchased from the held by the Patels came to estate of Cora Lee Kent, a them from the Wilburn and widow, who died two years Erma Lee Gainey Family, earlier. Her heirs, residing along with their son, Harold in California had contacted Gainey. It is the Prattler’s local attorney, Wayne intention to pay tribute to Braxton, to proceed with those early owners in future Probating the Estate. columns.

The owner of that piece of ground, Cora Lee Kent, probably lived there after the death of her husband, Luther Kent, who died Sept. 13, 1935. His date of birth was May 21, 1901. His parents’ names are not known. Marriage Records in Washington County show this couple was married on Sept. 21, 1919. He is buried at Rock Hill Methodist Church Cemetery in Washington County. Upon Cora Lee’s death on Oct. 12, 1986, she, too, was interred at Rock Hill on Oct. 14. She was born on Oct. 2, 1902. The limited information contained in the funeral files of Blackburn Funeral Home, who conducted the funeral service, lists her father as Charles Hicks and the mother as Julia Atwell Hicks. She died in the National Health Care Center in Panama City, where her physician was Dr. Ernest Hasham. Her four sisters are listed as Annie Curlee, Pensacola, Francis Coussin, Haines City, Lucille Locke, Orange Hill and Odell Morris, Chipley. The Rev. James W. Morris conducted the funeral service in the chapel of Blackburn Funeral Home. The recorded music used in the funeral tribute were “Precious Memories” and “Beautiful Isle of Somewhere.” Pallbearers named were Charles Morris, Butch Locke, Carl Burgess, Greg Brannon and Leonard Hutchins. Cora Kent and Luther Kent only had one son, according to the scant records. His name was Luther Earl (Bill) Kent, who reportedly entered the U. S. Navy in 1941. He was a Chief Petty Officer when he was accidentally killed in

Hawaii, at age 34, when he fell from a scaffold. From the funeral files, we learn that the body was flown from Hawaii to San Diego where funeral services and burial were held with full Military Honors. The mother, Cora Kent, is reported to have attended the service in California. A newspaper obituary listed his survivors as wife, Jeannette C. Kent. The two granddaughters are Barbara Kline and Judith Moore. The two great-grandsons are Michael Moore and Steven Moore. Three greatgranddaughters are Karen Kirkum, Tammy Kline and Linda Corrillo. Two great-great-grandchildren are Lisa Maria Kirkum and Robert Kirkum. The deceased’s grandmother is given as Mrs. Julia Hicks of Route One Chipley. The writer knew Mrs. Cora Lee Kent as a customer in the Sears Roebuck and Company Catalog Store, the business which brought the Wells Family to Chipley in early 1970. It has been stated that her home was original a log house and was remodeled, leaving the log portion intact. Someone along the way had provided pecan and fig trees as well as flowers and shrubs to adorn the yard. After the property was vacant, Hester, moved a beautiful, old time rose bush, which produced an abundance of red roses and was set inside an old automobile tire. This treasured rose bush is filled with beautiful red roses, thanks to our neighbors, Glenda Scott and niece, Kristen, who gives it much nutrients and water. See you all next week.


Wednesday, October 23, 2013

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NFCH to offer stroke victim care with telemedicine By RANDAL SEYLER

638-0212 | @WCN_HCT CHIPLEY — Northwest Florida Community Hospital is teaming up with Gulf Coast Medical Center to offer area stroke victims a faster treatment option through the use of telemedicine and robots. Andy Long, director of neuroscience and telehealth services with Gulf Coast Medical Center in Panama City, and Daniel Dunlap, hospital outreach director with Hospital Corporation of America in Tallahassee, met with the NFCH Board of Directors on Oct. 15 to explain the program, which will allow neurologists in Panama City to interact with and treat stroke victims brought to the Chipley hospital. “There isn’t anywhere in the stretch along Interstate 10 from Tallahassee to Pensacola that offers stroke care, which means stroke victims from Jackson, Holmes or Washington counties have to be taken to Panama City, a 50-minute trip,” Dunlap told the board, The treatment of strokes is very time-sensitive, with brain function lost by the minute during the attack. The sooner a patient can get seen by a neurologist and prescribed the clot-busting drugs called thrombolytics needed to treat strokes, the better the patient outcome will be, Dunlap said. Despite the effectiveness of the thrombolytics, many patients are not treated because of late arrival at the emergency room, a delay in assessment or administration of the drug, Long said. According to a 2012 article, 41.7 percent of stroke patients had brain imaging within 25 minutes of their arrival for treatment. “Stroke is the leading cause of disability in adults, and every four minutes, someone dies of a stroke,” Long said. “Strokes can and do occur at any age, and nearly one quarter of strokes occur in patients under the age of 65.”

Currently, Gulf Coast Medical Center is the nearest facility with Joint Commission Disease-Specific Certification in primary stroke care. Through the Hospital Corporation of America Telemedicine Initiative, which will allow the neurology staff of GCMC to treat patients in Chipley using Cloud-based Internet technology, patients from the tri-county area can be brought to the ER at Northwest Florida Community Hospital and begin receiving their treatment much sooner. Hospital Corporation of America is the country’s largest non-governmental health care system with 162 hospitals and 113 ambulatory surgery centers. HCA is also the parent company of Gulf Coast Medical Center. HCA facilities are responsible for 4 to 5 percent of all inpatient care delivered in the U.S. today and has operations in 20 states and England with about 199,000 employees, Long said. The North Florida Division of HCA has 16 hospitals in north Florida and south Georgia, five ambulatory surgery centers, seven urgent care locations, two freestanding emergency departments, five radiology oncology centers, four diagnostic imaging centers, more than 50 physician practice locations and 19,000 employees. The HCA Telemedicine Initiative will allow 24/7 access to neurology and neurosurgery coverage and will increase the volume of care delivered locally, Long said. The telemedicine network is also being offered to NFCH at no charge, Long said. “The purpose of the program is to not only save money for the hospitals participating, but to ultimately lower the cost of health care. “The goal of the HCA Telemedicine Initiative is to develop a regional network that increases the ability of specialized physicians to consult, triage and diagnosis critically ill neurological pa-

tients in underserved areas by leveraging the technology of telemedicine to keep patients close to home when possible,” Long said. The telemedicine network is administered by InTouch Health, Long said. InTouch Health offers the industry’s only complete end-to-end products and service solution specifically designed to facilitate improvements in patient care and increase hospital revenue in acute care settings, according to the company website, Long said InTouch Health’s experience provides the insight required to overcome the technical, program and implementation challenges faced when creating a telemedicine program, and the company has a track record in creating sustainable programs for customers. The robots use feature screens on which the patient sees the consulting doctor and the doctor sees the patient at their end of the computer. The robots come in different formats, and they are able to access data directly from the patient, even being able to “listen” to a stethoscope, Long said. The model of robot NFCH might receive is called RPLite. The robot “provides a convenient, cost-effective moveable platform for delivering state-of-the-art remote presence capabilities across a broad array of locations supported by InTouch Health’s comprehensive connective services and support,” according to the InTouch website. Features of the RP-Lite include a Pan-Tilt-Zoom camera system that optimizes viewing of patients and others; immersive, directional audio modes improve clarity in hospital settings; dual-purpose workstation can be used for data entry while physicians are logged on; and accessories include a stethoscope kit, privacy headset and composite video port. The RP-Lite looks like a

flat screen TV attached to a portable X-ray machine stand. The RP-VITA robot, however, another of the InTouch telemedicine robots, looks like something from Star Wars and has autodrive capabilities that allow it to safely navigate and travel to selected destinations without requiring user guidance. The telemedicine network is Cloud-based and runs on a fiberoptic networks, Long said. According to the InTouch website, The SureCONNECT program maintains reliable connections and is secure. The program has FDA clearance and meets HIPAA compliance requirements. “The system also pings your robot every two minutes to make sure it is functioning,” Long said. “There is no use in having this technology if the batteries go dead or it isn’t working when you need it.” Dunlap said it will take about 60 days to get the telemedicine system online and get the training completed for the NFCH staff. “We should be up and running by the end of the year,” Dunlap said. One of the most important aspects of the program is to educate the public and the area Emergency Medical Services about the stroke telemedicine program so they know to bring patients

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Above: Daniel Dunlap, at right, hospital outreach director with Hospital Corporation of America in Tallahassee, discusses the proposed telemedicine stroke treatment program with the board. Middle: Andy Long, left, director of neuroscience and telehealth services with Gulf Coast Medical Center in Panama City, presents a slide show for the Northwest Florida Community Hospital Board on telemedicine on Oct. 15. Top: Shown are samples of the types of robots used in the Hospital Corporation of America Telemedicine Initiative administered by InTouch Health. to NFCH for treatment. The acronym FAST is used in educating the public on the symptoms of a stroke. FAST stands for Facial drooping, Arm weakness, Slurred speech and Time

— time to call 911. “Educating the public is a key factor,” Long said. “Too often, people will just go lay down, thinking they are going to feel better, but then it is too late.”

Howl-o-ween at Seacrest Wolf Preserve Special to Halifax Media Group CHIPLEY — Seacrest Wolf Preserve has announced its 12th annual Howl-oween event, which will be Oct. 25-27 at the Seacrest Wolf Preserve, 3449 Bonnett Pond Road, with free entry at the gate. No reservations will be required for Howl-o-ween, wolf encounter tours or primitive camping. Friday, Oct. 25 Gates open at 1 p.m. for visitors to check out the gifts shop. For those who are interested in primitive camping, a Get Acquainted Bonfire and Howl with the Wolves will be that evening. Saturday, Oct. 26 Gates and gift shop open at 9:30 a.m. and wolf encounter tours start at 10

a.m. with another tour happening every 45 minutes. Non-digital disposable cameras are required, and long pants, closed-toe shoes and sleeved shirts must be worn. No one under age 6 is allowed on wolf encounter tours, but all ages are allowed on the small animal adventure. The wolf encounter tour flows directly into the small animal adventure, where participants will have hands on opportunities with skunks, gray foxes, arctic foxes, raccoons and Pecos the coyote. Meet Sunny Hills Bill the groundhog, and frolic with the two 2013 wolf pups. The small animal adventure may be experienced along with the wolf tour or can be reserved separately. Hayrides will begin at 10 a.m. and continue until 5 p.m.

There will also be jump houses, face painting and a free children’s activity table. Registration for the Dog-O-Ween costume contest is 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., with judging at 3 p.m. and winners announced shortly after 3:30 p.m. All participating dogs

must be social, have current vaccinations and must be on a leash and contained at all times. All Dog-O-Ween costume contestants must be dressed in Halloween costumes, and prizes will be given to each canine participant. This event is for dogs only.

Marcia Johnston “Buffalo Woman,” representing the Choctaw Tribe, will honor us with her flute music from noon to 1 p.m. and at various times throughout the day. Tickets may be purchased for the concession food at the pavilion. Home-baked cakes and goodies will be sold at the Howl-O-Ween goodie tent. Tickets may be purchased at raffle table for raffle baskets, which will include a hand-made wolf quilt, hand-made crochet throws and other items. The campfire and haunted hayride start at 7 p.m. Everyone journeys to the drumming circle/ campfire area for these events starting at 6:45 p.m. Haunted hayrides will begin after the campfire activities from the campfire area at 8 p.m. This is not

recommended for small children who are easily frightened. Haunted hayride experiences involve mature scary activities. Sunday, Oct. 27 Gates open and gift shop opens at 9:30 a.m. with wolf encounter tours starting at 10 a.m. with a new tour every 45 minutes. Small animal adventures also will be offered. All activities available for Sunday will be the same as Saturday’s activities with the exception of the Dog-O-Ween contest. Hayrides will be offered from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Drawings for the raffle baskets will begin at 3 p.m., and winners do not need to be present to win. For more information visit

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South Walton holds back Holmes County in shootout By TINA HARBUCK

Halifax Media Group BONIFAY — The South Walton Seahawks offense scored and scored often to spoil the Holmes County Blue Devils Homecoming with a 55-40 District 3-1A victory on Friday night. “The difference was the offense,” said South Walton Coach Phil Tisa. “We just continued to score.” South Walton junior quarterback Johnathon Ortner put up some stellar numbers completing 21 of 39 passes for 405 yards and four touchdowns. Junior Alex Smith was on the receiving end of two of those TD tosses, the first a 61-yard strike in the first half and a 67-yarder in the second half. Vinnie Ciurleo had a 25-yard touchdown catch and Zach Lance had the other TD, a 23-yarder in the fourth quarter. Not only did the Seahawks get the job done through the air, but also on the ground rolling up 236 yards. Senior running back Zach Reese was the workhorse with 141 yards in 19 carries, including a 44 yard

touchdown run. Ortner rushed 14 times for 66 yards, and the first TD of the game on a 29yard scamper right up the middle. The Blue Devils had their best output of the season in scoring 40 points, all of its touchdowns by junior tailback Chad Leavins. Leavins rushed 28 times for 349 yards and five rushing touchdowns. He also had a 54-yard TD reception. South Walton scored on its first two possessions with Ortner scoring on a 29-yard run and then hitting Ciurleo for the second TD and a 14-0 lead. Holmes County answered with Leavins’ first touchdown. Midway through the second quarter, South Walton put together a 13-play drive with Chandler Parrett scoring on a 2-yard run. Parrett scored again on a 3-yard run late in the game. The Seahawks scored again on a 61-yard strike from Ortner to Smith to take a 28-7 lead with less than 3 minutes to go in the first half. Holmes opened the


second half with a 14-yard scoring run by Leavins. South Walton fumbled the ball on its first possession and the Blue Devils scored two plays later on a 41-yard run by Leavins to make it 28-20. The Seahawks came right back with an eightplay scoring drive, but Holmes County struck again on a 54-yard pass from Cole Marell to Leavins. In less than a minute, the Seahawks answered with a 44-yard TD run from Reese. Both teams would score PHOTOS BY LORI BURLEW | Forget Me Not Photography two more times each, with South Walton taking a 15point lead and running out The Holmes County High Blue Devils were bested 55-40 by the South Walton the clock. Seahawks on Friday during Homecoming at Bonifay.

Vernon downs Graceville in district play Silas wins game with 89-yard punt return By RANDAL SEYLER

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Ponce de Leon’s Nick Price putts during recent golf tournament action at Dogwood Lakes Golf Club.

District Golf Tournament held in Bonifay Special to Halifax Media Group BONIFAY — The Class 1A High School District Golf Tournament was held at Dogwood Lakes Golf Club on Oct. 15 with 6 high schools participating. This was the commencement of many weeks of practice and matches against each other and it determined who qualified for the Regional Tournament in Pensacola next week. The schools that participated were Holmes County High School, Bethlehem High School, Ponce de Leon High School, Chipley High School, Marianna High School and Munroe High School. The boys were competing as a team and individually, and the girls just com-

peted individually for the right to go on to the next level. The top 3 finishers were Marianna High School with 341 points, Chipley High School with 356 points, and Bethlehem High School with 378 points. Individuals who qualified were Nick Price of Ponce de Leon with a 77, Sam Bass of Munroe with an 80, and Seth Taylor of Holmes County High School with an 88 for the boys. The girls going on to the Regional match are Caitlyn Carpenter of Marianna with an 88, Caroline Rogers of Marianna with a 98, and Juliana Padget of Chipley with a 107. Congratulations to the winners and all the participants for a job well done. Good Luck at Regionals.

VERNON — The Vernon Yellow Jackets pulled out a conference win in the last minute Friday night when senior Julian Silas returned a put 89yards to break a 7-7 tie with 59 seconds left to play against district rival Graceville Tigers. The Yellow Jackets (4-3) remained undefeated 2-0 in conference play in their last home game of the season. With the loss, Graceville falls to 4-4, 1-2 in district play. The Tigers took the lead early in the first quarter when Jared Padgett scrambled 45 yards to score, capping a 72-yard, 4-play drive. Bryce Jowers’ kick was good for the extra point and Graceville had a 7-0 lead, which they held until the third quarter. Vernon sophomore quarterback Tristan Porter called his own number and ran 56 yards to score on a sweep with 6:10 left in the third. Senior Aaron Bowers’ kick was good and the score was tied 7-7. As the final minutes of the fourth quarter waned, it looked like overtime was a sure thing, then a shortlived Graceville possession that netted only two yards on four plays ended with a punt and just over a minute left to play. Silas had dropped back for the punt return and it fell right in his lap at the Vernon 11-yard line. Silas began running and dodging, nearly being forced out of bounds near the Graceville 45 before he slipped a pair of Tiger defenders and cut back toward the south edge of the field, where he was able to outrun another handful of Tigers on his way to his 89-yard return.

Above: Yellow Jacket Darrius Peterson scrambles to outrun a pack of Tigers including Lamar Sorey, Mark Thrower and AJ Davis. Right: Vernon Quarterback Tristan Porter, left, looks for a receiver while offensive lineman Traice Adams defends during Friday’s 14-7 Yellow Jacket win at Vernon. Defending for Graceville are Jacob Daniels and Jared Padgett. Below: Vernon’s Sean Green, left, and Jacquel Watson nab Graceville quarterback Jared Padgett in the backfield.


Bowers added a point with a field goal and the score was 14-7 with 59 seconds left to play. Graceville fielded the kickoff at their own 35, and were able to milk four

tries out of the remaining time, thanks to four incomplete passes, but were not able to get past the line of scrimmage. The Yellow Jackets took back over on downs

at the Tigers’ 35-yard line with 38 seconds left. Porter took a knee and that was the end. Vernon travels to Wewahitchka for conference play next Friday.

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Blountstown rallies past Chipley Tigers’ rival clinches District 3-1A title By BRAD MILNER

747-5065 | @PCNHBradMilner CHIPLEY — Blountstown’s biggest challenge in weeks couldn’t keep the Tigers from securing a district championship Friday. Chipley didn’t make it easy, however. Blountstown rallied with two fourth-quarter touchdowns to edge homestanding Chipley 14-13. Blountstown locked up the District 3-1A championship with the win, coupled with a South Walton victory over Holmes County also Friday. Chipley has a chore to advance to the postseason after falling to 0-2 in the district with two games to play against Bozeman and Holmes County. “We talked about holding our destiny in our own hands,” Blountstown coach Greg Jordan said. “Our kids kept fighting and they have a good football team. This was a battle.” It took a 69-yard passing score from Hunter Jordan to Corin Peterson midway through the fourth quarter to provide PHOTOS BY HEATHER LEIPHART | The News Herald Blountstown’s first lead of the Hunter Jordan had a rushing score and the gamegame. Andrew Bennett’s extra point winning passing touchdown. capped the scoring.

Jordan cut the deficit to 13-7 with a 1-yard plunge to cap an 80yard drive two minutes earlier. Blountstown had 232 yards of offense in the second half after being held to 72 in the opening 24 minutes. Blountstown’s championship-caliber defense did the rest. Chipley had only 3 yards on four drives in the second half. Chipley running back Kobe McCrary was limited to 35 yards on 13 carries. “They were getting their hands on up front and we couldn’t get into a rhythm,” Chipley coach Chip Harris said. “We missed some opportunities in the first half but our kids played with every ounce of energy they had left.” Top-ranked Blountstown overcame three turnovers, including two inside the 10-yard line, in remaining unbeaten at 8-0 overall and 3-0 in the district. The third turnover, returned 95 yards for a touchdown by Adrian Sims, seemed like a backbreaker with 2:09 to play in the third. However, Blountstown quelled the momentum by stopping a directsnapped 2-point conversion run to keep the deficit at 13-0. Harris said he felt the play was at a good time with Blountstown on its heels. He also said Sims was tired after the jaunt with the freshman also kicking extra points. “We ran that play a gazillion times and it worked,” he said. “If I had it to do over again I would.” Chipley (4-3, 0-2) had the first half ’s best drive late in the second

quarter. A 14-yard hook-and-ladder and a 17-yard connection between Jordan Finch and Zack Campbell set Chipley at the 11. McCrary ran the rest with two broken tackles for the only score in the first half. Blountstown answered with a long kickoff return and five plays to advance to Chipley’s 14 with 20 seconds to play in the half. Dylan Lee’s pass was intercepted by Carlon Smith in the end zone for Blountstown’s second turnover. Blountstown was held to 72 total yards, including 30 on the ground, in the first half. Jordan had one completion and an interception on six attempts. He finished with 98 yards and two interceptions on four completions. Chipley didn’t churn the field either with 102 total yards, 71 of those coming on the scoring drive. Finch and Darren Stewart combined to go 3 of 9 for 24 yards in the first half. Finch finished 3 of 14. Javakiel Brigham grinded out a team-high 53 yards rushing for Blountstown, which controlled the clock and the game in the second half. “We know we’ll win championships with defense,” coach Jordan said. “This was big because if they had won I’m sure we would have been in a three-way tiebreaker after Week 11.” Instead, Blountstown has a chance to finish the district slate unbeaten with a game at Holmes County next week. Chipley is at Bozeman with each clinging to slim playoff hopes.


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Graceville Festival

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Hundreds of people turned out for the 33rd annual Graceville Harvest Day Festival on Saturday at the Factory Stores of America Mall grounds. The Harvest Day Festival boasts one of the largest antique and classic car shows in the area, and dozens of cars were on display. This year’s entertainment line-up included The Gann Family, Big River Bluegrass, The Thompsons and Josh Cobb. The Graceville High School and Middle School Show Choirs also performed.

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CHS Class of 1973 reunion CHIPLEY — The Chipley High School graduates of 1973 will be celebrating their 40-year reunion Nov. 8-9, during Chipley’s Homecoming Weekend. Graduates are encouraged to attend, visit, laugh and share favorite memories. Feel free to bring pictures, music and other mementos

Saturdays and a 2:30 p.m., show on Sunday. “The Sound of Music” is set in pre-World War II Austria and is based on the romantic true story of Maria von Trapp, an aspiring nun who leaves the abbey to become a governess for the seven children of a widowed CHS students to naval captain. Her perform For the Love growing rapport with the youngsters, coupled with of Music V her generosity of spirit, CHIPLEY — The Chipley gradually captures the High School Music and heart of the stern captain, Theater Department will and they marry. perform For The Love of Upon returning from Music V, “A Night at the their honeymoon, they Movies” at 7 p.m. Nov. discover that Austria has 14-16. In the tradition of past For the Love of Music been invaded by the Nazis, productions, “A Night at the who demand the captain’s immediate service in their Movies” will combine the navy. The family’s narrow music of the movies with some favorite excerpts. The escape over the mountains theater will be transformed to Switzerland on the eve of World War II provides into a cinema, which will include movie concessions. what many consider one of the most thrilling and For more information, call inspirational finales ever 638-6100. presented in the theater.

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High School Vocal Music Department will have its Christmas Concert at 6 p.m. Dec. 12. The department will present a variety of Christmas selections performed by the Women’s Ensemble, Mixed Ensemble and Concert Choir. As always, the program will be concluded with the “Hallelujah Chorus” performed by the Concert Choir and CHS alumni. For more information, call 638-6100.


MARIANNA — The 35th annual Sunland Fall Festival will be Saturday, Oct. 26, at the Sunland Environment Park. Activities will begin with a parade at 9 a.m., and the day will conclude around 3 p.m. Sunland is on Highway 71 north of Marianna. In addition to the parade, the festival features a multitude of activities for all ages. Numerous vendors are on hand with a variety of items for sale, including a wide variety of food to satisfy everyone’s taste buds. Entertainment also is provided throughout the day on multiple stages. For information, call Karen Henrickson at 482-9373. For parade information, call Clint Cox at 482-9387.

CHIPLEY — The Former Chipley High School Homecoming Queen Reunion is slated for Nov. 8, when Homecoming queens from the past will congregate and be honored for the first time in history. There have been 63 CHS Homecoming queens in the history of Chipley High School, and almost all of them have been contacted. Don’t miss this opportunity to support the queens. The funds raised will be used only for the queens and the resources needed. Any unused funds will be donated to the CHS Athletic Department. There are two ways to give: by donating directly to Wells Fargo bank, or by mailing a check. For more information, call Kim Harper, chairman and former CHS Homecoming Queen, at 904-402-1223.

that reflect the follies of youthful days. Attendees will ride in the parade, attend the football game and eat at Javier’s after the game. They also will meet for diner at 6 p.m. Nov. 9 at KC’s. For more information, call 596-1047.


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1) What’s basically a spork with a sharp edge like a knife called? Splade, Spoonsaw, Sporknife, Sploon 2) When were the first Cadillacs produced that signaled the dawn of the tail fin era? 1946, 1948, 1950, 1952

Freshman Homecoming Attendant Isabella Scott and her escort Shane Sellers.

3) What was the Tower Commission established to investigate? Roswell incident, JFK death, Watergate, IranContra Affair 4) In the game of Monopoly there are how many properties that can be built upon? 22, 24, 26, 28 5) What is/was the Atkins diet mainly about watching? Red meat, Sweets, Carbohydrates, Liquids

Freshman Homecoming Attendant Savannah Music and her escort Alex Mancill.

Homecoming Queen senior Peggy Hickman with her escort Ben Bradshaw. Holmes County High School celebrated its Homecoming on Oct. 18, which included the crowning of Hickman as Homecoming Queen 2013.

Sophomore Homecoming Attendant Melea Kirk and her escort Gavin Hewett.

Junior Homecoming Attendant Auburn Fisanick and her escort Jesse Godwin.

Junior Homecoming Attendant AnnKatherin Zorbach and her escort Jeff Brooks.

Sophomore Homecoming Attendant Keylee Glover with her escort Jeremy Worley.

Sophomore Homecoming Attendant Shelby Roberson with her escort Cole Marrell.

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Senior Homecoming Court Attendant Sara Oldham with her escort Chris Ritter.

Junior Homecoming Court Attendant Tomorrow Lake with her escort Clayton Cooley.

Freshman Homecoming Attendant Christa Lee with her escort Shawn Lee.

Senior Homecoming Attendant Karolann Coates with her escort Britian Thompson.

Senior Homecoming Attendant Katie Mitchell with her escort Eric Bolenbaugh.

Senior Homecoming Attendant Alecia Mitchell with her escort Matthew Durden.

Junior Homecoming Attendant Haley Taylor with her escort Dustin Basford.

Senior Homecoming Attendant Lenibel Concepcion with her escort Dowlton Aronhalt.

Senior Homecoming Attendants Kaitlyn Claycomb with her escort Jamie Claycomb.

Sophomore Homecoming Attendant Cassie Pitts and her escort Dalton Reynold.

6) During the original “Star Trek” series, what color shirt was worn by those most likely to die in an episode? Blue, Orange, Red, Green 7) In the 1950s who came out with “his and her” cars, the La Comte and La Comtesse? Chrysler, Hudson, Chevrolet, Packard 8) When did Michael Jordan take and make his last shot as a Chicago Bull? 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999 9) What country administers the colony of Gibraltar? USA, Great Britain, Spain, India 10) In medieval times what was commonly rolled in butter and swallowed to combat the plague? Pebble, Cockroach, Snail, Spider 11) Whose quotes included, “One may smile, and smile, and be a villain”? Shakespeare, Nixon, Aristotle, Mother Teresa 12) The late Johnny Cash said he dressed in black for those who did what? Suffered, Hungered, Worked, Hitchhiked 13) What are the free-roaming dogs found mainly in Australia? Rabbles, Dingos, Froggeries, Warrens 14) The original “Phantom of the Opera” was set in what city? New York, Paris, London, Rome ANSWERS 1) Splade. 2) 1948. 3) Iran-Contra Affair. 4) 22. 5) Carbohydrates. 6) Red. 7) Chrysler. 8) 1998. 9) Great Britain. 10) Spider. 11) Shakespeare. 12) Suffered. 13) Dingos. 14) Paris.


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Weddings & Engagements Page and Pettis to wed John and Gina Page are proud to announce the upcoming marriage of their daughter, Leah Melissa, to Caleb Pettis, son of Mark Pettis and Anita Ingersol. Leah is a 2011 graduate of Chipley High School. Leah is currently filling in with nationally known Southern gospel group The Perrys as they fulfill concert dates throughout the country. Caleb is a 2010 graduate of Vernon High School. Caleb is currently

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employed at Wal-Mart of Chipley. The vintage wedding services and reception will take place on Saturday, Nov. 9, 2013, at 3 p.m., at Wausau Assembly of God

Church in Wausau, with the Rev. Danny Jackson officiating. Everyone is invited to come and celebrate the holy union of these two young people.

Thompson-Fitzgerald engagement Mr. and Mrs. Stacey Thompson of Bonifay are pleased to announce the forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Crystal Thompson, to Cory Fitzgerald, son of Tammie Fitzgerald and the late Mickey Fitzgerald of Little Rock, Miss. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. L.T. (Sonny) Johnson Jr. of Bonifay, and Mr. and Mrs. Doferice Thompson of Westville. Crystal is a 2008 graduate of Holmes County High School. She attended the University of West Florida on a softball scholarship and graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in physical education in 2012. She is currently earning a master’s degree in arts in teaching community college instruction at Mississippi State University. She is employed in Meridian, Miss. The prospective groom is the grandson of Letha Wright and the late Johnnie Wright of Little Rock, Miss., and the late Myrtis and Hubert Fitzgerald of Little Rock, Miss. Cory is a 2007 graduate of Newton County High School in Decatur, Miss. He graduated Phi Theta Kappa from East Central Community College, where he earned an AAS in drafting and design technology with a concentration in land surveying. He is currently working

toward his professional land surveying licenses while employed with Harrison Surveying and Mapping LLC. The couple will reside in Little Rock, Miss. The wedding will be under the majestic oak trees at Sage Field Farm in Bonifay on Nov. 2, 2013, at 4 p.m., with the reception to follow. All friends and family are invited to attend.

Elders from Washington Rehabilitation and Nursing Center recently vacationed in Branson, Mo., and visited 37 other Signature buildings from four states. More than 71 elders and 90 stakeholders attended. Elders from Chipley saw six other Florida Signature buildings at Signature Heath Care of North Florida, Graceville, on Sept. 29. They traveled to Big Cedar Resort in Branson, where a welcoming committee waited with a special present for each elder. This four-day vacation has become an annual event that is sponsored by Signature Healthcare Corporation. Washington Rehab and Nursing Centers elders Nell Atkinson and Ezell Johnson, along with staff members Kim Potthoff and Lisa Hood, enjoyed an open-air tram tour of Dogwood Canyon Nature Park and rode the Branson Scenic Railway. “This sure is different from the short little train rides from Chipley to Bonifay I took as a child,” Atkinson said. The group also enjoyed a Chuckwagon Cookout. Transportation was provided by pontoon boat to the Chuckwagon campsite. Neither

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Nell Atkinson and Ezell Johnson enjoyed a visit to Branson, Mo., recently, as part of a group visit by elders from Washington Rehabilitation and Nursing Center, who visited other Signature facilities in four states. The group included Ezell Johnson, Kim Potthoff, Nell Atkinson and Lisa Hood. elder had ever seen the mountains, and they even commented that they never thought they would get to go there. The last evening of the trip was spent consuming a barbecue dinner while professional dancers taught several country and western line dances and the Texas twostep. When asked about their most memorable moments, Johnson replied, “I think for me it was seeing so many

different things I didn’t expect to see.” Atkinson replied, “It was having my favorite song, ‘King of the Road,’ dedicated and sang to me by the entertainer at the Buzzard Bar!” Who would have thought that coming to the nursing home would guarantee so many opportunities to develop new friendships, see new sites and visit places they might not have had the opportunity to enjoy in the past?

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Mr. Waylon Daniel Campbell and Mrs. Amanda Elizabeth Campbell are pleased to announce the birth of our little princess, Danielle Elizabeth Campbell, born Monday Sept. 16, 2013, at 11:59 a.m. She weighed 9 pounds, 15.8 ounces and was 20 inches long. Proud grandparents are Paul and Marsha Stines and Danny and Becky Campbell, and big sisters Malacie and Marissa Campbell.

BONIFAY — The Bonifay Book Club met at Los Rancheros on Tuesday afternoon, Oct. 8. Hostess for the meeting was Medea Callahan. Present at the meeting were Brenda Alford, Joyce Brannon, Cynthia Brooks, Medea Callahan, Barbara Howell, June Jones, Edna McDonald, Terri McCormick, Nancy Riley and DiAnn Shores. The minutes were approved as read by Secretary Alford. Medea Callahan reviewed Janis Owens’ book “American Ghost,” published in 2012. Owens was raised in Marianna and Ocala. Owens’ novel is based on the lynching of a black man that took

place on the courthouse lawn in Marianna in 1934 — a lynching members of Owens’ family actually witnessed. In Owens’ novel, she changes the names of communities, people and other details as she weaves her story. The lynching resonated

for generations and seemingly haunted and cursed the town and its residents. The main character of the story is Jolie Hoyt, the daughter of a Pentecostal preacher living in small-town Florida. Disregarding her family’s closet full of secrets and distrust of outsiders, she throws caution to the wind when she falls in love with Sam Lense, a Jewish anthropology student from Miami in town to study the Indian population. But their affair ends abruptly when Sam is discovered to have pried too deeply into the town’s dark racial past, becoming the latest victim of violence. Fried ice cream was served at the conclusion of the meeting.

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CHIPLEY — The Chipley Women’s Club met Oct. 9. The program was presented by member Debbie Goulding and the Juniorettes from Chipley High School. They each talked to the club about this year’s Operation Christmas Child project. Wrapped boxes filled with gifts for children will be collected by members and sent to children ages 2 to 14 all around the world as part of the Franklin Graham Samaritan’s Purse project. It has grown over the last few years to reach millions of children. The pulled pork lunch plate sales were a huge success, and the club would like to thank all who purchased plates this year. Another sale is planned for the spring. The club discussed the upcoming Kirby Holt Decorating Showcase, at 6 p.m. Nov. 5 at the ag center. The club also will have its annual Fall Yard Sale on Nov. 1516 at the clubhouse. Five new members were welcomed to the club.

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New members of the Chipley Women’s Club are, from left, Virginia Braxton, Bonnie Walden, Julie Carter and Renae Jenkins. Not pictured is Laura Joiner. Below, Chipley High School Juniorettes are, from left, Olivia Saunders, Sarah Guettler, Madison Carter, Macie Horton, Paige Carter and Sarah Gilbert.


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Fannie D. Brown Mrs. Fannie (Catherine) D. Brown, 81, of Andrews and Vernon, passed James (Eldiest) away on Oct. 12, Andrews; sister, 2013, in the Bay Miller Jackson; Medical Center of grandchildren; Panama City. She nieces; nephews was of the Holiness and other relatives FANNIE D. faith. and friends. BROWN Survivors Home Going include her beloved Services were held husband, Clarence Brown, at 11 a.m., Saturday, Oct. 19 Sr.; four sons, Cloudie at the McQueen’s Temple (Beverly) Brown, Clarence F.B.C of Vernon with pastor, (Dayatra) Brown, Jr., Jr. Bishop John O. Brown, Roudulph (Cozetta), and officiating. Interment Milton (Genevelyn) Brown; followed in the St. Luke four daughters, Annie D. Memorial Gardens of Brown, Sandra Carswell Vernon. The remains were (deceased) (Calvin), Lois in repose one hour prior Merie (Odis) Doyle, and to services at the church. Patricia (Larry) Steele; Cooper Funeral Home of brothers, Bishop John Chipley, Directing.

James M. Williams James Mordecai Massachusetts, Williams was and Colorado. born April 11, Jimmy worked as 1959, in Chipley, a Motor Transport to Mordecai Operator for and Cassandra many years. He Williams. James was attached to a better known as Special Forces Unit JAMES M. Jimmy joined where he served WILLIAMS Mt Ararat First honorably during Missionary Baptist Desert Storm. He Church at a very young retired after 20 years of age. He was baptized service. On Wednesday, by the late Rev. R. V. Oct. 9, 2013 in Columbus, Jefferson. Jimmy worked Ga., Jimmy Williams was faithfully in the church as called to his heavenly an usher for many years, home to rest in peace with Sunday school scholar, the Lord. and BYPU student. He leaves to mourn his Jimmy attended Roulhac significant other Theresa Elementary School from Chapman; sons, Jeremy, the age of 5 until the age Travis and Montie; mom of 9. He then, attended and dad, Dea. Mordecai Kate Smith, Roulhac and Cassandra Williams, Middle School and Chipley Chipley; brothers, the Rev. High School. He was Glenn Williams (Gloria), a member of Trawick Columbus, Ga., Gerald Construction Company Williams (Ivory), Utopia, little league baseball team. Ga. and Carl Williams The team won the City (Silvia) Lawton, Oka.; Championship. Jimmy sisters, Marilyn Jackson was a star running back (Donald), Ocala, Sandra for the fighting tigers Davis (Earmon), Detroit, for many years. Jimmy Mich., Pamela Williams, was often recognized in Ocala, Rhonda Boston the Washington County (Jake), Chipley, and News for the highest total Stephanie Brown(Stacey) rushing yards in Chipley and many uncles and High School history aunts, a host of nieces, and was considered nephews, cousins and the most “outstanding friends. running back”. Jimmy Funeral Services were joined the United States held 11 a.m., Monday, Army in August, 1977, Oct. 14 at the Mt. Ararat after graduating from Baptist Church with the Chipley High School. Rev. Dr. H.G. McCollough, He completed his basic pastor and the Rev. training at Fort Leonard Glenn Williams, brother, Wood Missouri. He officiating. Interment then attended Advanced followed in the Northside Individual Training at Fort Cemetery of Chipley with Dix, New Jersey. He was Military Honors. Cooper stationed in Germany, Funeral Home of Chipley, Maryland, Iraq, Alabama, Directed

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Mary E. Barrow Mary Estelle Barrow, 77, of Panama City, passed away Thursday, Oct. 17, 2013, at Bay Medical Center. Mrs. Mary was born in Chipley, to the late Ruben and Mary (Robinson) Street. She was a resident of Panama City for most of her life and was a member of Hard Labor Primitive Baptist Church. Mrs. Mary was a waitress for Mozell’s in Panama City. In addition to her family she loved reading and junking. She was predeceased by her husband of 44 years, James Barrow. She is survived by one son, Leslie (Buck) Griffin and wife Sonja of Panama City; one daughter, Charlotte Westcott and husband John of Panama City;, five

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brothers, Bryant Street of Panama City, Jack Street of Panama City, Ray Street of Springhill, David Street of Mexico Beach and J.W Street of Houston, Texas; five grandchildren, Cindy Kriser, Jesus Griffin, John Griffin, Leslie Griffin and John Westcott, and eight great grandchildren. Family received friends from 4 to 6 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 19, 2013, at Brown Funeral Home Main Street Chapel. Funeral services were held at 10 a.m., Sunday Oct. 20, 2013, Graveside at Hard Labor Creek Cemetery with the Rev. Carlos Finch officiating, Brown Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements. Friends and family may sign the online registry at www.

Virginia L. Dye Virginia Lillian Dye, 79, of Caryville died, Oct.18, 2013. Funeral services were held on Tuesday, Oct. 22,

2013, at Sims Funeral Home Chapel .Interment followed at Sellers Cemetery with Sims Funeral Home directing.

Anna L. Gimm Anna Lois Worley Gimm, 87, of Chipley, went to be with her Lord and Savior on Oct. 16, 2013. She passed from this world from natural causes at her residence surrounded by loved ones. Anna was born in Holmes County, on March 6, 1926, to Coleman and Laura Ward Worley. Thank you to her special caregiver Tina Birge. Anna always put God and family first. She was a homemaker and loved to spend time with her loved ones, friends, and her beloved pets. She will be deeply missed from our lives but we will see her again in Heaven. She was preceded in death by her parents, Coleman Worley and

Laura Ward Worley and several brothers and sisters, nieces and nephews. She leaves behind her loving husband of 53 years, Hans Peter “Pete” Gimm; daughter, Glenda Singletary Taylor; son-inlaw, Connie Mack Taylor; granddaughters, Kelly Ballenger Champagne and Kim Taylor; great grandson, Micah Champagne, and many, many loving family members. Services were held at Grace Assembly of Chipley on Oct. 18, 2013, at 11 a.m., with visitation from 9:30 to 11 a.m. at the church. Interment followed in Glenwood Cemetery. Obert Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Mrs. LaVina Beatrice Schrader, 90, of Bonifay, passed away Oct. 13, 2013, at Doctors Memorial Hospital in Bonifay. She was born Aug. 8, 1923, in Pittsburgh, Penn., to the late Vernon Wilson Curry and Jane Mae Stephenson Curry. Mrs. LaVina was a former resident of New York before moving to Florida. In addition to her parents, Mrs. Schrader was preceded in death by her husband, Austin Frank Schrader; one daughter, Jane Thompson and one great-granddaughter, Bailey Bent. Mrs. Schrader is survived by one son, Lanny

Kemmis of Chipley; four daughters, Donna O’Dell of Chipley, Virginia Rundle of Bonifay, Debbie ‘Randi’ Perugino and husband Mark of West Wyoming, Penn., and Rebecca Van Pelt of Bonifay; 17 grandchildren and 27 great-grandchildren. Funeral services were held at 11 a.m., Wednesday, Oct. 16, 2013, at Bethel Primitive Baptist Church with Elder Bobby Willis officiating. Interment followed in the Bethel Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery with Peel Funeral Home directing. Family received friends from 5 to 7 p.m., Tuesday at Peel Funeral Home.

William H. Powell Mr. William Henry Powell, 92, of Bonifay, passed away Oct. 17, 2013, at his home. He was born Aug. 1, 1921, in Bonifay, to the late Henry Lawson and Mary Magaline Powell. In addition to his parents, Mr. Powell was preceded in death by two brothers, Council Powell and Bearen Powell and three sisters, Abell Eldridge, Modell Powell and Beatrice Webb. Mr. Powell is survived by his wife, Onnie V. Brown Powell of Bonifay;

one son, Bruce Powell of Bonifay,; one daughter, Betty Forehand and husband Ralph of Bonifay; three grandchildren, Keith Forehand, Allison Forehand, Almere Powell and great-grandchildren, Matthew Forehand and Grace Powell. Graveside services were held at 10 a.m., Saturday, Oct. 19, 2013, at Bonifay Cemetery with the Rev. Jerry Moore officiating. Peel Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.

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Annual Arts and Crafts Festival COTTONDALE — The Women on Missions 14th annual Arts and Crafts Festival is from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday at the First Baptist Church in Cottondale. Breakfast and lunch will be available. There will be baked goods, needlework, seasonal decorations, books, plants, jellies, jams, cookbooks and more. All profits support the missions projects and the church building fund.

Bethany Baptist Gospel Sing BONIFAY — The Bethany Baptist Church Gospel Sing is at 6 p.m. on Saturday with Kim Tate from Carmel Assembly of God Church. The church is at 1401 State Road 79 north of Bonifay. For more information, call Herman Sellers at 548-5801.

Homecoming at Graceville First Assembly GRACEVILLE — Members, families and friends will celebrate homecoming on Sunday at First Assembly of God on State Road 77 North of Graceville. Singing begins at 10 a.m. with guest Mari Harper of Southport. Former Pastor John Broome will be the guest speaker at 11 a.m. Mari and her family are very committed members of the First Baptist Church of Lynn Haven. She has recently released an album, “We Have A Hope.” The Rev. John Broome and his family pastored Graceville First Assembly from 1987 to 1995. Lunch will be served after the guest speaker.

Bethlehem Methodist slates Homecoming BETHLEHEM — Dr. Jerry Windsor will deliver the homecoming message at Bethlehem Methodist Church at 11 a.m. on Sunday. Dr. Windsor served as pastor of four Southern Baptist churches in four states and taught at the Baptist College of Florida for 16 years before his retirement in 2006. He has written eight books, scores of articles and has served as secretary-treasurer of the Florida Baptist Historical Society since 2002. Bethlehem Methodist Church is at 1622 Bethlehem Church Road, off Highway 177.

I cannot express how to eat a donut is, so I just ecstatic I was when someone started at my convenience. gave me a coupon for a free I got at the donut shop donut. Normally, I am not and walked in and the smell overly excited about “free.” was overpowering. Nothing All I had to do was fill out like the smell of donuts a little survey online, and baking in the oven with a they would send me a code hint of coffee brewing in the DR. JAMES that would guarantee me background. I just stood L. SNYDER a free donut. In my “daily there for a few seconds Out to Pastor diet diary,” I have a whole absorbing the luxury of this section devoted to the subject marvelous atmosphere. It is that when a forbidden food is free it not often I can enjoy such luxuries, cancels out all calories. especially if my wife knows where I When I first told the Gracious am. Mistress of the Parsonage she looked When I became adjusted to the at me rather strangely and said, ambience, I walked up to the counter “Who said that?” and presented my coupon for a free I know we are both getting old, but donut. It was at that moment I saw we are not that old! them. I got close to her, waved my hand I know I am not the most so she could see me and said, “It’s observant person at the circus. me. I just said it. Can you see me Many things get by me without now?” noticing them. Sometimes I am just “That is not funny. You know in deep thought and not aware of my exactly what I meant.” surroundings. I can relate to Walter My grin drained from my face, and Mitty in many ways. I said to her, “Well, I said it.” There they were, freshly baked “Did,” she said inquisitively, apple fritters. I was stunned. It just “anybody ever say that before you never crossed my mind that a donut said it?” shop would have this kind of delicious My wife has many talents, skills tidbit. But there they were. Freshly and gifts. It would be difficult for baked and staring at me with alluring me to say which is her best gift, but eyes of desire. at the moment, her greatest skill is I do not know how much better a backing me into a corner. And in a day can get than this. When I got up corner I was thus backed. this morning, I did not realize this I then had to explain to her, in would be a wonderful day. There they detail, how this was an observation I were staring at me, and I staring worked through with much research. back and immediately there was a This is an original with me, and I am connection. quite proud to be the author. Standing in lineb I could hardly All she said was, “Huh, that is wait for my turn to order. I presented exactly what I thought.” my coupon for a free donut, and the I will go to my grave believing young woman behind the counter when a donut is free it means it is said, “Which donut can I get for you, free of calories. Call it what you will, sir?” but free by any other name is still I savored the moment, licked my free in my personal dictionary. drying lips and said, “I’ll have an Getting back to my free donut. I apple fritter.” With that said, I sighed was anxious to get to the donut shop, a deep sigh of true contentment. cash in the coupon and enjoy a donut. “I’m sorry, sir,” the young woman I do not know when the best time said.

“There is no need to be sorry, young lady,” I said as cheerfully as I possibly could. “No, sir, I’m sorry, but an apple fritter is not a donut.” I can take a joke as well as anybody else. In fact, I have put forth my share of jokes. However, an apple fritter is no joking matter. “Excuse me,” I said almost breathlessly. “An apple fritter is not a donut, so what donut would you like me to get for you?” The thought began unfolding in my mind at this point that she was not joking. She sincerely believed an apple fritter was not a donut. I know an apple fritter is among the Cadillac of donuts, but in my mind, it is still a donut. I did not have much opportunity to set this young woman straight with one of the great fundamentals of life. I had to take one of her “free” donuts along with my coffee, go to a corner and think about these things. What good is “free” if it is not really what you want? Sometimes people use the word “free” as a device to get you to a place where they can sell you something else. The Bible is the only place I will accept a “free” offer. One particular verse sets this forth quite nicely. “And ye shall know the truth, and the truth shall make you free.” (John 8:32 KJV) This is often used out of context. The truth that makes us free indeed is none other than the truth about Jesus Christ. He is the only One capable of delivering something absolutely free. The Rev. James L. Snyder is pastor of the Family of God Fellowship, PO Box 831313, Ocala, FL 34483. He lives with his wife, Martha, in Silver Springs Shores. Call him at 1-866-552-2543 or email His website is



POPLAR SPRINGS — Bethel Baptist Church will hold a fall festival on Saturday. Admission is free and there will be fun and food. Games will open at 4 p.m., and there will be chili and soup served in the Family Ministry Center at about 5:30 p.m. Bethel Baptist is at 1349 Highway 173, in the Poplar Springs School Community, Graceville. For more information, contact Brenda at 263-8705.

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OBITUARIES Leona P. Callahan Mrs. Leona Pearl Callahan, 87 of Bonifay, died on Monday, Oct. 14, 2013, at her home in Bonifay. Born Friday, Sept. 10, 1926, in Abbeville, Ala., she was the daughter of the late Jesse Kirkland and the late Lucy Palmer Kirkland. She was the wife of the late Wilber Callahan. She was a member of the Westville Community Baptist Church and a member of the Bonifay Chapter 325 Order of Eastern Star. She was predeceased by daughter, Gail Curry, and sister, Nettie Christopoulo. Surviving are daughter, Judy Powell and husband

Wayne, of Bonifay; son, Rickey D. Callahan and fiancé, Amanda Laird of Bonifay; 10 grandchildren; 18 great grandchildren and two great great grandchildren. A Funeral service was held at 10:30 a.m., on Thursday, Oct. 17, 2013, at Westville Community Baptist Church with the Rev. Billy Sanders and the Rev. Randy Stokes officiating. Interment followed in Bonifay Cemetery, Bonifay, with Sims Funeral Home directing. The family received friends from 6 to 8 p.m., on Wednesday, Oct. 16, 2013, at Sims Funeral Home Chapel.

Robert L. Cooper Mr. Robert Lafayette Cooper, age 63, of Caryville, passed away Oct. 13, 2013, at Bay Medical Center in Panama City. He was born May 29, 1950, in Bonifay, to the late Lewis Cleveland Cooper and Delilah Arnold Cooper. In addition to his parents, Mr. Cooper was preceded in death by three brothers, L.C. Cooper, J.D. Cooper and Earl Cooper and two sisters, Edith English and Christilla Gay. Mr. Cooper is survived by his wife, Iris Cooper of Caryville; one son, Kevin Cooper of Caryville; one daughter, Tammie Harrison and husband Shelly of Bonifay; five grandchildren, Juli Worley

and husband Derek, Robert Harrison and wife CharlieAnn, Tristen Cooper, Aden Cooper and Brooke Harrison; four great-grandchildren, Pailynn Worley, Macie Harrison, Kendall Riley and Kali Riley and several nieces and nephews. Funeral services were held at 3 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 16, 2013, at Gritney Baptist Church with the Rev. Rodd Jones, the Rev. Jerrod Jenkins, and Bro. Josh Hodge. Interment followed in the Caryville Cemetery with Peel Funeral Home directing. Family received friends from 6 to 8 p.m., Tuesday at Gritney Baptist Church.




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tober 11, 2013, entered in Civil Case No. 67-2012-CA-000390 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 the highest bidder for cash on 15 day of January, 2014, at 11:00 a.m. at the front of the Washington County Courthouse, 1293 Jackson Avenue, Chipley, Florida 32428, relative to the following described property as set forth in the Final Judgment, to wit: LOT 13, IN BLOCK 128, OF SUNNY HILLS UNIT 1, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF, AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 2, AT PAGE 9 THROUGH 27, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF WASHINGTON COUNTY, FLORIDA. Commonly known as: 2021 SUNNY HILLS

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CHIPLEY — Chipley JROTC completed our 9th Annual BBQ Rib Sale. This year we doubled our sales goal on Oct. 11. We owe this accomplishment to the hard work and dedication of our outstanding cadets and all who supported us. With help from our Parents, Mom and Dad Squad, and community we were able to exceed our goal selling BBQ plates and Rib Slabs. Out of all of our cadets we recognized Stephen Kauffman our top seller, Ethan Edenfield who took second place, Brittney Sanders who took third place, Gabriel Beckworth who took fourth place and Chris Colvin that took fifth place. Congratulations to the top five cadets and all the other cadets who did their best. C/ LTC Myiesha Boston our Battalion Commander said “all the cadets worked hard and we really appreciate the cadets who spent all day and night getting things prepared, without them it would have been impossible to accomplish.” We would like to thank those who

BOULEVARD, CHIPLEY, FL 32428 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. ATTENTION: PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact: ADA Coordinator, Washington County P. O. Box 1089 Panama City, FL 32402 Phone: (850) 747-5338 DATED AT CHIPLEY, FLORIDA THIS 11 DAY OF October, 2013 K. McDaniel/Deputy Clerk LINDA COOK CLERK OF THE CIR-

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CUIT COURT W A S H I N G T O N COUNTY, FLORIDA As published in the Washington County News on October 23, 2013 and October 30, 2013. 10-3444 NOTICE OF PUBLIC SALE: AMERICAN TOWING AND HAULING LLC gives Notice of Foreclosure of Lien and intent to sell these vehicles on 11/17/2013, 11:00 am at 1128 ROLAND FOWLER DRIVE CHIPLEY, FL 32428-0858, pursuant to subsection 713.78 of the Florida Statutes. AMERICAN TOWING AND HAULING LLC reserves the right to accept or reject any and/or all bids. 5XYKT3A13DG407271 2013 KIA As published in the Washington County News on October 23, 2013 ✳

10-3446 LEGAL NOTICE Washington County has been awarded federal funds through the Department of Homeland Security in the amount of $ 8,897 under the Emergency Food and Shelter National Board Program to supplement emergency food and shelter programs in the county. Under the terms of the grant from the National Board, local agencies chosen to receive funds must: 1) be private voluntary non-profits or units of government; 2) have an accounting system, 3) practice nondiscrimination, 4) have demonstrated the capability to deliver emergency food and/or shelter programs, and 5) if they are a private voluntary organization, they must have a voluntary board. Request for funds must

be submitted no later than October 30, 2013 @ 4:00 p.m. with an outline of how the funds will be used to: Sharon Kent, Administrative Manager Tri-County Community Council, Inc. P. O. Box 1210 Bonifay, FL 32425. For information contact Cindy Lee at (850) 547-4263. As published in the Washington County News October 23, 2013. 10-3440 INVITATION TO BID The City of Chipley is now accepting bids for “Timber Consulting Services”. The City will receive bids until November 1, 2013, at 3:00 p.m. local time. Bids will be opened and read aloud on November 1, 2013, at 3:10 p.m. local time at Chipley City Hall. Bids will be awarded on November 12, 2013.

Bids must be sealed and in an envelope marked “Timber Consulting Services”. They may be mailed to the City of Chipley, City Hall, Attention: City Clerk’s Office, Post Office Box 1007, Chipley, FL 32428, or they may be delivered to the Chipley City Hall at 1442 Jackson Avenue, Chipley, Florida. For specific details contact Chester Campbell at (850) 638-6346 or e-mail ccampbell@cityofchipley.c om The City reserves the right to reject any and all bids and waive technicalities in awarding the bid. As published in the Washington County News October 16, 23, 2013.


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10-3446 Notice of Final Agency Action Taken by the Northwest Florida Water Management District Notice is given that stormwater permit number 1514 was issued on October 9, 2013, to Florida Department of Transportation for construction of a surface water management system to provide water quality treatment for the widening of SR 79 from CR 279 to Cypress Springs Road, in Washington County, from a two-lane undivided roadway to a four-lane divided roadway. The file containing the application for this permit is available for inspection Monday through Friday (except for legal holidays), 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. at the Northwest Florida Water Management District’s ERP Office, ✳

B6 | Washington County News/Holmes County Times Advertiser may be different from the position taken by it in this notice of intent. Persons whose substantial interests will be affected by any such final decision of the District on the application have the right to petition to become a party to the proceedings, the accordance with the requirements set forth above. As published in the Washington County News October 23, 2013.

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180 E. Redstone Avenue, Crestview, FL 32539. A person whose substantial interests are affected by the District permitting decision may petitionfor an administrative hearing in accordance with Sections 120.569 and 120.57 F.S., or may choose to pursue mediation as an alternative remedy under Section 120.573, Florida Statutes, and Rules 28-106.111 and 28-106.401-404, Florida Administrative Code. Petitions must comply with the requirements of Florida Administrative Code, Chapter 28-106 and be filed with (received by) the District Clerk located at District Headquarters, 81 Water Management Drive, Havana, FL 32333-4712. Petitions for administrative hearing on the above application must be filed within twenty-one (21) days of publication of this notice or within twenty-six (26) days of the District depositing notice of this intent in the mail for those persons to whom the District mails actual notice. Failure to file a petition within this time period shall constitute a waiver of any right(s) such person(s) may have to request an administrative determination (hearing) under Sections 120.569 and 129.57, F.S., concerning the subject permit. Petitions which are not filed in accordance with the above provisions are subject to dismissal. Because the administrative hearing process is designed to formulate final agency action, the filing of a petition means that the District’s final action

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ADMINISTRATIVE The Holmes County Board of County Commissioners is currently accepting applications for the full time position of Secretary. Primary functions are to assist in daily operations within the County Commissioner’s office. For application and complete job description contact Sherry Snell in the Holmes County Commissioner’s Office @ (850) 547-1119. Please turn in completed applications to the County Commissioner’s office no later than 4:00 pm on October 30, 2013. Holmes County is a D r u g - F r e e Workplace and Equal Opportunity Employer.




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Advertise your service or business for as little as $10/week.


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.

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


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Journeyman machinist, CNC a plus Top Pay with benefits, climate controlled facility, full time position. Maritech Machine, Inc Call (850) 872-0852 for interview. Web ID#: 34255675 Text FL55675 to 56654

Sales/Business Dev

Washington County News & Holmes County Times-Advertiser 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.


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As an outside sales rep, you will be working as a business development manager selling Business to Business. 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 basedâ€? 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 In our organization, we offer the following to our Outside Sales - Account Executives: ‘ Great Benefits and Compensation Program ‘ Commissions and Bonus ‘ New hire and ongoing training and development Requirements: ‘ At least two years of face-to-face direct sales, outside sales, B2B, Business Development experience is preferred. ‘ Bachelor’s degree preferred but not necessary. We will consider the right experience over a degree ‘ Highly self-motivated and self-disciplined with ability to work effectively with little or no supervision ‘ Outgoing personality with expertise at developing relationships, particularly with business owners, company decision-makers and CEOs. ‘ Good communicator-excellent listening skills and ability to offer solutions. To apply: Send resume to EOE, Drug-Free Workplace No phone calls, please Web Id 34268444 âœł


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Wednesday, October 23, 2013

An Advertising Breakthrough

For Rent, 4BR/1½BA, No pets, HUD accepted, AC, references. $700/MO and $700/DEP in Chipley 638-7601.

Lynn Haven 3BD/3BA 2800 sqft, big pool, fireplace, $1800 month Call 850-832-9663 Text FL69553 to 56654

2 Bdrm/1B MH. Well kept. 4101C Douglas Ferry Rd., Bonifay. No Pets. Background check required. $ 4 5 0 / m o . (850)547-4606. 2Br plus small den MH for rent in Chipley. Water, garbage, sewage furnished. HUD approved. $450/mo, $ 2 5 0 / d e p o . (850)260-5626 2BR/1BA, and 3BR/1BA MH, near Sapp Community Church on Corbin Road. I furnish water, garbage, mows grass (Summer Months. Nice big lots. For more information, please call Lou Corbin at 638-1911 and 326-0044 Sorry no pets. 2BR/2BA M.H., Church St., Vernon. First, last, plus $300.00 deposit. No pets. 850-326-2201. For Rent 3BD/1BA House $300/mo. 2BR/1BA trailer, $250/month.. Ponce De Leon area. (850)226-4656. For rent nice 3BR/2BA mobile home quiet area four miles outside Chipley city limits. Sorry no pets. Day 638-4630 Night 638-1434. FOR RENT Nice mobile home excellent location in Chipley. No Pets. 850-638-4640

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. Newly Renovated 3BD/2BA MH 3/4 mile from Elementary School. On Hwy 177A. Family oriented park. $500/mth. Call (850)547-3746. Three 2BR/2BA Mobile Homes in quite park between Bonifay and Chipley. W/G included. $400 plus Deposit. 547-4232, 850-527-4911.


Honda VTX-R ‘09

Bought new in 2010. Very low miles. 4850 mi. Mustang seat w/ saddle bags. Quick release windshield. Looks new, runs new, garage kept. Asking $7,200 OBO. 850-708-5030. Text FL69258 to 56654

In town Bonifay. 3/Bdr 2 1/2/Bath, LR, FR, double garage, pool, 3200 sq. ft., CH & A, $1100/mo. No pets. (850)849-1270.

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.


1988 Winnebego 31ft Chieftain; Runs good, good condition. $4,500 OBO. 850-871-0656 or 850-819-0597 House for sale by owner: 3BR, 2.5 BA, stone and vinyl siding w/ in ground pool, located on Gainer Rd. 4.75 acres 326-0692.

FORECLOSED Cabin On 4 Acres! Just $89,900. Bring your hammer & nails. Great fixer upper on beautiful wooded rolling land. Enjoy wildlife, creeks, ponds, lake access. Must see! Call 877-888-0267, x 436 STREAMFRONT Land Bargain! 1.7 acre wooded corner parcel in Blue Ridge Mtns. 390’ on crystal clear stream, Natural yearround spring. Paved road, municipal water, utilities, mild restrictions - RV friendly. Was $69,900 now, $27,900. Excellent financing. Call now. 866-952-5303, x 63

2 tracts. 1 is 4.32 acres, 1 is 5.25 acres (2754 Dauphin Rd.-Chipley). Raw, und e v e l o p e d . (843)816-1032. Beautiful 5+ acre parcel. Radcliff Circle just off Rolling Pines Rd. Build a dream home on this lot. EWS. Horses allowed. $53,900 522-4995 Text FL69420 to 56654 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.

LAND & CABIN PACKAGE ON CUMBERLAND PLATEAU! 10 Acres and 1200 sq. ft. cabin $49,900. Minutes from 4 State Parks & TN River. Call 877-282-4409

CASH FOR FLORIDA LICENSE PLATES! $1000 for Wa s h i n g t o n / H o l m e s Co. enamel Tags dated 1911-17, $100 each for FL tags starting with #50 for y e a r s 1938,40,42,43,46,47,50,54,5 5 and #51 for years 1939,40,43,48,and 49. Jeff Francis or (727)424-1576. w w w. f l o r i d a l i c e n s e

$675 down 01 Toyota Corolla $775 down 02 Chevy Blazer $975 down 98 Chevy Silverado $1275 down 02 Ford F150 $1875 down 04 Chevy Silverado Daylight Auto Financing 2816 Hwy 98 West (850)215-1769 9 a.m.-9 p.m. Mon-Sat 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Sunday Got Bad Credit? Ride Today! Buy Here/Pay Here $0 Down/1st payment Tax, Tag & Title. Call Steve 334-803-9550 Restrictions apply. Toyota Camry LE ‘09. Gold. 4 Cyl. Automatic Asking Payoff, $15,900 40,500 miles 832-1030


$19.99* A SAVINGS OF $32.01 OFF THE REGULAR PRICE 20 Words - 8 Weeks - One LOW Price! To place your ad, call

850-638-0212 • 850-547-9414 Washington County News Holmes County Times-Advertiser Weekly Advertiser *Up to 20 words. Personal ads only, no dealers.


Zero down on Approved Credit • Great Deals • Special Lease Program • Competitive Interest Rates Friendly Staff • Over 31 Years of Service • No Games, No Gimmicks • Great Parts & Service Department Sale Ends 10/31/13

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Great deals on all remaining new 2013 Toyota Models in stock. MUST GO NOW!!

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Toyota Highlander 2003; V-6, automatic, A/C, aluminum alloy wheels, cruise control, 210,000 miles. Asking $7,000. Call 850-866-9077. Text FL69092 to 56654

was $ 26,803

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Leather, DVD, Navigation, Sunroof, Loaded

Model 2546 Skt # 10550

was $ 63,775

Model 7931 Skt # 10467

Hybrid, Power Pkg, Average 50 MPG!

was $ 21,328

Model 1201 Skt # 10490

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2002 Nissan Quest Mini-van. 180,000 miles, some new parts. Will sell as is. $1500 or best offer. (850)814-8248.

Call To Place An Ad In Classifieds. Washington County News (850) 638-0212

Buy it! Classified. Make your move to the medium that’s your number one source of information about homes for sale! For all your housing needs - consult Classified when it’s time to buy, it’s the resource on which to rely.

Have a car, truck van or motorcycle you are wanting to sell? We'll run your ad in all three publications for

was $ 43,353

Automatic, Power Windows, PDL, Fog Lights

Model 6954 Skt # 10413

was $ 23,211

Model 1932 Skt # 10147

Double Cab, 5.7L, V8, Offroad Package

was $ 38,399

Model 8241 Skt # 10482

All prices and dealer discounts after dealer cash excludes tax, tag, registrations, title and includes dealer fee.


Zero Down Approved Credit • Great Selections • Competitive Interest Rates • Must Qualify for Extended Warranty!



Automatic, Power Pkg, Cruise, Roof Rack, Sharp!

SV Power Pkg, Automatic, 15K Miles, Must See!!



Sport SUV, 4x4, Auto, SUPER DEAL!!

Minivan, Come get it!

2013 FORD F150


Ecoboost, Crew-Cab, Sharp!

Placing a classified ad is an easy and affordable way to make your wares the focus of attention among potential buyers.What are you waiting for? Contact us today and start turning the stuff you don’t want into something you do want:







2DR Coupe, Sunroof, Leather, Crew Max, TRO Pkg, Sharp! Loaded. Was $26,979 Super Deal! SUPER DEAL!

4DR, Automatic SUPER DEAL!

Double Cab, Automatic, Come See it!


PRE-OWNED CERTIFIED SALE! • 2011 Toyota Tacoma SHARP! Double SR5-V6 Cab - Pre-Runner, Alloy Wheels,

• 2012 Toyota Yaris 4Dr, Automatic, Great Gas Mileage, Special $14,888 • 2010 Scion TC Auto, Sporty, Come and Get It! • 2010 Toyota Corolla 4DR, S Model, Sporty, SAVE!!! • 2013 Toyota Avalon Limited, Low Miles, Loaded, SAVE!!! • 2012 Toyota Camry LE 4DR, Automatic, Come get it! • 2007 Toyota Solara SLE V6, Convertible, SHARP! • 2010 Toyota Sienna Minivan, Great Family Vehicle, Special $18,494 • 2007 Toyota Sequoia Limited Leather, Sunroof, Local Trade, Don't miss it! • 2011 Toyota RAV-4 Auto, Power Pkg, CD Player, Sharp, Utility Vehicle SAVE!! • 2012 Toyota Corolla 4Door Sedan, Auto, Great Gas Mileage, SAVE!! • 2011 Toyota Camry LE 4DR Sedan, Great Car, Come get it!

1 Year 12,000 Miles Platinum Warranty 7 Year 100,000 Miles Limited Powertrain Warranty



850-526-3511 1-800-423-8002

Remember, If You Can't Come To Us, Give Us a Call and We'll

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Drive It to You!

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SUV, AWD, Auto, Sharp Super Deal!



Sporty, Automatic, SPECIAL!


5 Door Hatchback, Automatic, Alloy Wheels, Special!

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Wednesday, October 23, 2013

Months! % for 72

PLUS INCENTIVES!! *Rebates include $500 Military, $1,000 Trade Assist & $500 Association of Builders & Contractors



RAM BOXES! 4.7L V8, Auto, Heavy Duty Engine Cooling & Transmission Oil Cooler, Cruise, Auto/Halogen Headlamps, Locking Tailgate, UConnect, AmFm CD/USB/Aux, 6 Speaker, Pwr Win & Locks, Pwr Mirrors, Trailer Tow Wiring w/ 4-pin Connector, 17” Steel Wheels, All Season Tires, Tradesman Pkge, Remote Keyless Entry. Stk# H0785

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GRAND CARAVAN SE 3.6L V6, Auto, American Value Package, Stow-n-Go, 3rd Row, Dual Air, Pwr Win & Locks, Pwr Mirrors, 17” Wheels, Touring Tires, Tinted Glass, J0082




Auto, 2.6L V6, Leather, Heated Front & 2nd Row Seats, Keyless Enter-n-Go, Htd Steering Wheel, Pwr Adj Pedals, Pwr Folding 3rd Row, Dual DVD/ Blue-Ray Entertainment, Flex Fuel, ParkSense, Rear Park Assist, Rain Sensing Wipers, Back Up Camera, UConnect CD/DVD/Mp3, rear Air








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CHALLENGER R/T 5.7, V8 Hemi, automatic, 20” alloys, Bluetooth, Nav, 6.5” touch screen, 7 Boston Acoustics speakers w/ Subwoofer, all pwr, htd front seats, lthr trimmed seats, rear park assist system, halogen headlamps, H1202








300C 3.6L V6, 8spd automatic, adaptive cruise ctrl, panoramic sunroof, FlexFuel, auto headlamps, 18” chrome wheels, all pwr, Bluetooth w/ streaming audio, htd/cooled front seats, backup camera, Garmin navigation system, htd rear seats, remote start, keyless entry, 276w amp, 6 premium speakers, dual climate ctrl, H0729




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* W.A.C. Plus Tax, Tag & Fees. All rebates applied including $500 Military. $1,000 Trade Assist included on Ram Trucks Only. See Dealer for Details. Prices subject to change. ✳

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