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IN BRIEF â€˜Footlooseâ€™ staged tonight CHIPLEY â€” Spanish Trail Playhouse is proud to present â€œFootloose: The Musicalâ€? at 7 p.m. tonight, July 20, and at 2 p.m. on Sunday, July 21. Tickets are $15 for Adults, $12 for Seniors (65 & up) and Military (with ID) and $10 for students aged 12-17 years.
T.J. Roulhac High School Reunion CHIPLEY â€” The Lions will roar again at the Roulhac High School reunion this weekend. The reunion began Friday, and will continue today and tomorrow. This is the perfect time to reconnect with class mates and friends. A slate of fun activities is planned for alumni and the Washington County Community. Our theme is â€œAn Ode to a Lifetime of Memories.â€? The opening program will be at 7 p.m. on July 19 in the Roulhac Auditorium. Classes will march in by ordered years. Helping celebrate will be our
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City to seek grant on utilities project Council OKs resolution to apply for funds By RANDAL SEYLER
638-0212 | @WCN_HCT firstname.lastname@example.org CHIPLEY â€” City Council members met in a five-minute session Thursday to approve a resolution authorizing the submission of an application for a rural infrastructure feasibility grant.
The grant is the first in a series of grants the city will seek as it strives to extend water service to south of Interstate 10 and works to update the townâ€™s aging waterlines. Tom Bryant, representing the consultant firm Doug Bruce & Associates of Tallahassee, was on hand, but the council had no questions for him. â€œThis resolution is really just us showing support for this grant process,â€? City Administrator Dan Miner said, adding that the council has voiced its opinion that the city should concentrate on extending
the water service to south of the interstate. The council voted in February to take the first step in seeking grant funding for repairing the cityâ€™s aging waterlines and to expand the cityâ€™s water system to south of Interstate 10 when it put out a request for qualifications for a consulting firm. Doug Bruce & Associates was ultimately chosen to serve the city in that capacity. Miner said currently the city utilities including water, sewer and gas end at the Super 8 Motel property. Resident and real estate broker
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Gary Hartman told the council in February that extending water service south of I-10 could mean economic growth for the cityâ€™s interstate corridor. â€œIf the water is there, the businesses will come,â€? Hartman said, noting that while a hotel could not be built without city sewer services, restaurants could function on city water and a septic tank. â€œRestaurants definitely need city water, if they operate on a well, then they have to have their water tested every month,â€? Hartman said.
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Matt Gaetz has big quarter for contributions By MATTHEW BEATON Halifax Media
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Hospital staff and administration unveil the certification from the Unersea and Hyperbaric Medical Society for NFCHâ€™s Wound Healing Instituteâ€™s hyperbaric program. NFCH is the only critical access hospital in the country to have an accredited hyperbaric program, and is one of only nine accredited programs in the state of Florida.
NWF Community Hospital celebrates new accreditation for Wound Healing Institute By RANDAL SEYLER
638-0212 | @WCN_HCT email@example.com CHIPLEY â€” Northwest Florida Community Hospital administration, staff and community leaders gathered Tuesday to celebrate the hospitalâ€™s Wound Healing Institute accreditation for Hyperbaric Services. â€œAny time a hospital gets accredited, it is a big deal,â€? said Pat Schlenker, CEO of Northwest Florida Community Hospital. â€œEspecially a small, rural hospital such as ours.â€? The Wound Healing Institute at NFCH is one of nine accredited facilities in the state of Florida, and the only Undersea and Hyperbaric Medical Society accredited facility between Lakeland and Pensacola. Hyperbaric oxygen therapy uses a special chamber, sometimes called a pressure chamber, to increase the amount of oxygen in the blood. The air pressure inside a hyperbaric oxygen chamber is about two and a half times greater than the normal pres-
PANAMA CITYâ€” State Rep. Matt Gaetz has amassed more than $252,360 for an election thatâ€™s more than three years away, according to second quarREP. MATT ter campaign finance records GAETZ released this week. His impressive haul overshadowed the relatively modest sums brought in by other Panhandle lawmakers preparing for their own races. Gaetz, R-Fort Walton Beach, is running for the state Senate District 1 seat and had to gain ground quickly. His primary competition in the race, state Rep. Jimmy Patronis, threw his hat in the ring in December and had built a war chest of more than $90,000 during first quarter fundraising. Patronis has since bowed out, saying he wants to spend more time with his family. But Gaetz needed only about six weeks to catch and overtake him, as he readies himself for the 2016 election. The majority of Gaetzâ€™s funds, however, came from outside the Senate district, which consists of Bay, Holmes, Jackson, Walton, Washington and part of Okaloosa counties.
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Catherine Todorovich, CEO of Innovative Healing Systems of Tampa, at left, speaks on Tuesday at Northwest Florida Community Hospital while hospital CEO Pat Schlenker looks on. The hospital celebrated the accreditation of the hospitalâ€™s hyperbaric services. Hospital celebrates accreditation for hyperbaric services. sure in the atmosphere. This helps your blood carry more oxygen to organs and tissues in your body, according to the National Institute for Health website, nlm.nih.gov. Hyperbaric therapy can help wounds, especially infected wounds, heal more quickly.
The hospital received its accreditation on June 24 from UHMS, which is the governing body for the Hyperbaric community and follows the same rigorous standards for accreditation as the Joint Commission and the National
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CHIPLEY â€” A 28-year-old pregnant woman was killed Monday morning after the pickup truck she riding in crashed on Interstate 10 in Washington County, according to the Florida Highway Patrol. Misty Nicole Hanson of Westville was the passenger in an eastbound 1995 Chevrolet pickup that veered into the median on I-10 near mile marker 119. The truck then crossed back through both lanes off traffic and entered the south shoulder and overturned. The driver of the pickup is unknown, and the investigation is ongoing, according to the FHP. Hanson, who was not wearing a seatbelt, was ejected. She was taken to Bay Medical Center for treatment where she and her unborn child succumbed to their injuries and were pronounced dead. Another passenger, 54-year-old David Collier of Ponce De Leon, was taken to Northwest Florida Community Hospital with noncritical injuries.
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Community CALENDAR WEDNESDAY 10 a.m. to noon: Holmes Council on Aging provides hot meals and socialization. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.: The Vernon Historical Society Museum is open to the public from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Meetings are fourth Wednesdays at 2 p.m. 11 a.m.: Washington Council on Aging (Chipley) senior lunches; for reservations, call 638-6217. Donations accepted. 1 p.m.: Line dancing, Washington Council on Aging in Chipley. 7 p.m.: Depression and Bipolar Support Group meets at First Baptist Church educational annex building in Bonifay. Call 547-4397. THURSDAY 7:30 a.m.: Washington County Chamber of Commerce breakfast every third Thursday 9 a.m. – 11 a.m.: Amazing Grace Church USDA Food Distribution every third Thursday (Holmes County Residents Only) 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. – Money Sense at Goodwill Career Training Center; call 6380093; every third Thursday 10 a.m. to noon: Holmes Council on Aging provides hot meals and socialization. 10:30 a.m.: Chipley Library preschool story time. 11 a.m.: Washington Council on Aging (Chipley) senior lunches; for reservations, call 638-6217. Donations accepted. 11 a.m.: Care Givers Support group meets third Thursdays at the First Presbyterian Church at 4437 Clinton St. in Marianna. Noon: Alcoholics Anonymous open meeting at New Life Assembly Fellowship Hall, Chipley 1 p.m.: Caregivers Meeting at Washington County Council on Aging in Chipley for more information call 638-6216 2 p.m.: Writers Group meets the first Thursday of each month (unless a holiday) at the Chipley Library 4 p.m.: Holmes County Historical Society 2nd Thursday of each month. 6 p.m.: TOPS meets at 7 p.m. with weigh in at 6 p.m. at Mt. Olive Baptist Church 6 p.m.: The Holmes County Historical Society meets first Thursdays at 6 p.m. The public is invited to attend. 6 p.m.: Washington County Council on Aging Line Dancing Class for more information call 638-6216 6:30 p.m.: T.O.P.S. Mt. Olive Baptist Church on State Road 79 North. 7 p.m.: Narcotics Anonymous meeting, Blessed Trinity Catholic Church on County Road 177A
FRIDAY 6 a.m.: Men’s Breakfast and Bible Study at Hickory Hill Baptist Church in Westville. 10 a.m. to noon: Holmes Council on Aging provides bingo, exercise, games, activities, hot meals and socialization.
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11 a.m.: Washington Council on Aging (Chipley) senior lunches; for reservations, call 638-6217. Donations accepted. 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.: On third Fridays, Washington County Council on Aging (Chipley) will have a plate lunch available to anyone as a fundraiser for our local senior citizens. Plates are $6. Must make reservation at 638-6216 or 638-6217. 3:30: Bead Class every second Friday at Laurden-Davis Art Gallery call 703-0347 5 p.m.: Red Hill Methodist Church Mission Supper 4th Friday of every month January – September. 6-8 p.m.: Washington County Council on Aging 50+ dance club for more information call 638-6216 6-8 p.m.: Marianna’s Gathering Place Foundation has a get-together for 50+ senior singles, widowed or divorced on last Fridays at Winn Dixie in Marianna. Come join the fun for games, prizes and snacks while you get your shopping done. For more information, call 526-4561. 8 p.m.: Alcoholics Anonymous open meeting at Chipley Presbyterian Church.
SATURDAY The Holmes County Community Health Clinic located at 203 W. Iowa Street, Bonifay, will be open from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m., the first and third Saturday The Alford Community Health Clinic will be the 2nd and 4th Saturdays of each month, from 10 a.m. until the last patient is seen.
MONDAY 10 a.m. to noon: Holmes Council on Aging provides bingo, exercise, games, activities, hot meals and socialization. 11 a.m.: Washington Council on Aging (Chipley) senior lunches; for reservations, call 638-6217. Donations accepted. 6-7:30 p.m.: Salvation Army Domestic Violence and Rape Crisis Program (SADVP) hosts a domestic violence support group at the SADVP Rural Outreach office, 1461 S. Railroad Ave., Apartment 1, in Chipley. Call Emma or Jess at 415-5999.
TUESDAY 8 to 9 a.m.: Tai Chi Class at the Washington County Public Library, Chipley Branch 8 to 10 a.m.: Church Fellowship Breakfasts at Around the Corner Grill. Breakfast provided. All denominations welcome. 10 a.m. to noon: Holmes Council on Aging provides hot meals and socialization. 11 a.m.: Washington Council on Aging (Chipley) senior lunches; for reservations, call 638-6217. Donations accepted. Noon: Chipley Kiwanis Club meeting. Noon: Alcoholics Anonymous open meeting, New Life Assembly Fellowship Hall, Chipley.
He said interested businesses have looked at the land in the past, but due to lack of water and sewer utilities, nothing has been done with the property. On Thursday, Hartman reminded the council that the city owns a one-acre parcel just south of the interstate. “It would make sense that that would be the first place for the water to go,” he said. The city also loses between 22 and 27 percent of its water supply due to leaks, Miner told the council in February. Improving the water retention would save energy and make the water service
more profitable, as well as saving energy. The energy savings for the city’s water plant could be sufficient cause to receive a grant for the repairs. Council Member Karen Rustin asked if the city planned on taking the waterlines to Blue Lake. “It would be nice if we could take them all the way to State Park Road,” Miner said. “But we will probably have to do that in phases.” “If we get the lines south of the interstate, then we can get businesses in there and that can help with getting the lines extended further south, Hartman said.
hyperbaric from page A1 Fire Protection Association, according to a news release from the hospital. Northwest Florida Community Hospital is a 59-bed healthcare facility that includes a 25-bed Critical Access hospital, a 34-bed Long Term Care Facility and a Home Health Agency, was named one of Florida’s Top Hospitals and recognized with the Hospital of Choice Award. It was one of only three Florida Hospitals to receive the award. It is also accredited by the Joint Commission of Accreditation of Health Care Organizations. Its 24-hour state-of-theart Emergency department
provides the latest in diagnostic radiology with 24/365 coverage by Board-certified radiologists. Out of 1,328 Critical Access Hospitals in the United States, NFCH is the first and only one to have a UHMS accredited hyperbaric facility. “This is a tremendous achievement,” said Catherine Todorovich, CEO of Innovative Healing Systems of Tampa. “The Wound Healing Institute is dedicated to non-healing wounds, and they have a healing rate of 90 to 95 percent. I can tell you there is no better feeling than seeing a patient walk out of the clinic in 16 weeks, after they came
here in a wheelchair thinking they were going to have to have an amputation.” Innovative Healing Systems is a partner with NFCH in the Wound Healing Institute, Schlenker said. The Wound Healing Institute was the vision of Vickie Schlenker, said Todorovich. “We also need to thank her for her vision and work in making this clinic a reality.” The staff of the Wound Healing Institute impacts people’s lives, Todorovich said. “Quality care like this doesn’t just happen,” she said. “It takes a qualified and tenacious staff to deliver health care at this level.”
Gaetz from page A1 Of the 662 contributions he received — including in-kind contributions — only 225 came from within District 1. The contributions poured in from the big cities and more heavily populated areas close by — 48 from Pensacola, 79 from Tallahassee — and across the state, including South Florida, Orlando and the Tampa area. Patronis, R-Panama City, said he wasn’t aware of the major bucks Gaetz was raising, so that didn’t influence his decision to leave the race. “I had no idea what he was up to or what, and I really didn’t care. Once I had made up my mind, even though publically folks didn’t know about it, I really just kind of checked out. I was focused on family and the business,” he said. Patronis said by the second week of May he essentially had made up his mind to leave the race. He only raised $2,800 in the second quarter. Now he is in the process of returning those dollars, after accounting for his suspended campaign’s expenses. “I haven’t made a single solicitation for fundraising since the first of March of 2013,” Patronis said. Had he stayed in, things could have gotten interesting. The District 1 seat is currently held by Gaetz’s father, Senate President Don Gaetz, who is term-limited and can’t run for re-election in 2016. Matt Gaetz also has a 2014 race to hold his state House seat, but he only raised$3,200 for that election during this reporting period. He’s amassed $31,700 to defend his District 4 House seat. Matt Gaetz did not return calls for comment.
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Patronis is term-limited in the House and can’t run again for his District 6 seat. Already the field is crowded with possible replacements. It includes four Republicans and one Democrat, but no one reaped big bucks in the second quarter. Brian Rust, R-Panama City Beach, did not file a second quarter report, and said he is pulling out of the race to focus on a 2016 run at the District 5 County Commission seat held by Mike Thomas. Melissa Hagan, R-Lynn Haven, has the
largest overall war chest, but most of her fundraising has come through personal loans. She received $3,625 in contributions in the second quarter and loaned herself $15,000. That’s a total of $26,374 for the race. That includes $5,500 in loans from the first quarter, though Hagan has spent some of it on campaign advisors. Mark Anderson, R-Panama City, entered the race in May, but his second quarter report shows he received no campaign contributions. (Anderson is not Mark Andersen, supervisor of elections.) Norman Ray Bishop, R-Panama City Beach, joined the race in July. Thus he had no contributions to report for the second quarter and filed no report. Jamie Shepard of Panama City Beach is the lone Democrat in the race and entered it in June. Her second quarter report shows she received no campaign contributions. She is the former president of the Bay County League of Women Voters.
State Sen. Greg Evers, R-Baker, brought in $37,800 in the second quarter as he seeks re-election in 2014. He has no challengers for his District 2 seat. He’s raised about $83,000 for the race so far. State Sen. Bill Montford, D-Tallahassee, only raised $1,500 in the second quarter, as he looks to hold his District 3 in the 2016 election. He’s raised a total of $25,300 for the race. Meanwhile, a libertarian candidate will vie for state Rep. Marti Coley’s District 5 seat. Coley, R-Marianna, is term-limited, and Karen Barbara Schoen, L-Sunny Hills, is the second candidate to enter the race. She will faceoff against David Bradley Drake, R-DeFuniak Springs, in the 2014 general election, if no other Republicans enter. Drake added just $500 in the second quarter, but he’s raised $91,000 for the race already. Schoen entered in July and didn’t have any fundraising totals for the second quarter. State Rep. Halsey Beshears, R-Monticello, raised $5,500 in the second quarter, giving him a grand total of $12,500 for his 2014 election for his District 7 seat. He is unopposed right now.
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Board of County Commissioners will meet at 9 a.m. on Thursday, July 25, at the Washington County annex, located at 1331 South Blvd in Chipley.
Possum Pageant set for July 27 WAUSAU — The 44th annual Possum Festival
kicks off on Saturday, July 27, with the annual Wausau Miss Possum Festival Pageant at the Possum Palace in Wausau. Gates open at 5 p.m. and entry age for the pageant is 18 and under. Gate admission is $3 for adult, 12 an under is free. Bring a chair to enjoy the pageant.
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Trinity Martial Arts honored with Mark Of Excellence Award
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Chief Instructor Jason Smith leads his children’s class through exercises at Trinity Martial Arts in Chipley on Monday. The school was recognized at the Martial Arts SuperShow in Las Vegas with a Mark of Excellence Award.
Trinity Martial Arts of Chipley was recently recognized by the Martial Arts Industry Association with a Mark of Excellence Award. Presenting the award were Sarah Fields, from left, President of Century Martial Arts, Jason Smith, chief instructor at Trinity Martial Arts, Phillip Draayom, instructor at Trinity Martial Arts and David Wahl, Senior Vice President of Century Martial Arts.
tradeshow and educational event hosted by the Martial Arts Industry Association. Trinity Martial Arts offers classes for children
the martial arts performance team Sideswipe in September, and hopes to be able to present them to the Chipley school students.
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and adults, and offers Cage Fitness classes for adults who may not want to learn traditional martial arts. Smith said he plans to host
Classes are offered from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. nightly Monday through Friday, and from 8 a.m. to noon on Saturdays.
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CHIPLEY — Trinity Martial Arts of Chipley was honored with a Mark of Excellence Award during the recent Martial Arts SuperShow in Las Vegas. “Trinity Martial Arts has always sought to deliver quality martial art instruction, while making a difference in their community,” according to a news release from the Martial Arts Industry Association, the supply company that hosts the annual event. “That’s why receiving the Mark of Excellence Award from one of the most respected organizations in the industry for over 35 years, Century Martial Arts, is an honor martial art schools across the world hope for each year.” Chief instructor and owner Jason Smith, a fifth-degree black belt, began Trinity Martial Arts in Wausau in 2008, and he has been located in Chipley for the past two years. This is also the second year in a row that Trinity Martial Arts has been recognized with a Mark of Excellence Award. “My current instructors and mentors are Mike Chat, Mike Metzger and Derek Frader,” Smith said. Besides himself, Smith’s staff includes instructor Philip
Draayom and instructor trainee Ashton Kirkland. “The award is based on what you are teaching, and what you are doing for the community,” Smith said. “They look at your programs. We don’t want to just teach kids to punch and kick, we want to teach them the skills that they need to become successful adults.” The Mark of Excellence Award is the highest honor bestowed by Century Martial Arts to a select group of businesses each year, according to the release. The Mark of Excellence Award was earned by the extraordinary level of dedication Trinity Martial Arts exhibited to help students in this community achieve great personal growth, in life and in martial arts. “At Century our core belief is that martial arts has the ability to profoundly change lives,” said Century Martial Arts founder and CEO, L. Michael Dillard, “and that is exactly what Trinity Martial Arts is doing— changing lives for betterment of their community.” Smith accepted the Mark of Excellence Award on behalf of the school at a ceremony on July 2 at The TAO Nightclub in The Venetian in Las Vegas during the Martial Arts SuperShow, the world’s largest martial art industry
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Faith EVENTS Shaddai Shrine Temple Gospel Sing PANAMA CITY — The Shaddai Shrine Temple will be hosting a Gospel Sing from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. today, July 20. There will be gospel music by local talent Cassie Henderson, Mitchell Johnson, Marshall and Linda Smith, Saved by Grace, Thirty-Three and Joe Paul. Admission is a $10 non tax deductible donation. Refreshments will be served. The temple is locates at 1101 19th Street in Panama City. For more information or to get tickets call 819-6688.
Master’s Trio at Otter Creek PONCE de LEON — The Master’s Trio (Clayton Thomas) will be singing at 7 p.m. today, July 20, at Otter Creek Methodist Church. The church is located four miles north of Ponce de Leon off Highway 81. Everyone is invited.
Mt. Ararat Anniversary slated CHIPLEY — Mt. Ararat First Missionary Baptist Church will be celebrating the pastor Dr. H.G. McCollough and his wife’s 34th Anniversary today, July 20 and Sunday, July 21. To help us celebrate, Elder Theodore Powell and congregation of the Church of God By Faith will be in charge of the worship service at 7 p.m. on July 20. Sunday School service will be held at 9:30 a.m. on July 21 with the worship service at 11 a.m. by the Rev. David Green and the congregation of St. Matthews Missionary Baptist Church from Cottondale. Bishop S.J. Williams and Neal’s Temple of Panama City will be in charge of the 3 p.m. service. Lunch will be served after the service. For more information call Sallie R. Johnson at 638-4035.
Bethany Baptist Homecoming BONIFAY — Bethany Baptist will be hold homecoming services at 10 a.m. on Sunday, July 21. Singing will be by the Cooper Family, Leavy and Brother Richard and their sister Beatrice. Brother Buford Williams former pastor will be bring the message. We welcome all former pastors and members to come and celebrate this special day with us. The church is located at 1404 Highway 79 North. Lunch will be served after the service For more information call 547-5801.
New Home Baptist Church Homecoming GRACEVILLE — Pastor Johnny Jones and the congregation of New Home Baptist Church would like to invite everyone to their 101st Homecoming Celebration on Sunday, July 21. Services will start at 10 a.m. with music and singing. Worship service, with God’s message will be brought by the Rev. Brian Taylor and will begin at 11 a.m. followed by a homecoming dinner. The church is located in Jackson County just off of Piano Road. For more information call 326-4712.
Four Calvary to perform at Union Hill BONIFAY — The Southern Gospel group, the Four Calvary Quartet, will be in concert at Union Hill Baptist Church on Sunday, July 21, during the Sunday School hour beginning at 10 a.m. and continuing into the worship hour. Everyone is invited to attend this concert and then stay for fellowship and lunch at noon. Union Hill Baptist Church is located at 2759 Union Hill Church Road in Bonifay. The church is on County Road 177 and is one mile south of the Miller’s Crossroad and Route 2 intersection.
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Jane’s Thought Garment Columnist’s Note: I am unavailable to write this week’s column, so please enjoy this spiritual children’s story, instead. Whatever your age, you may find it inspirational.
By D.D. Arroyo Six-year-old Jane’s voice was shrill with anger. She screamed and tears came into her eyes. Her baby brother had taken the pretty little slippers from her very best doll, and he was getting them dirty, trying to put feet into them. Her mother hurried into the room, and seeing the trouble picked up Jane’s little brother. “Mother he’s ruined them,” said Jane between sobs. SHANNON “My best doll’s SEYLER slippers, and now Faithfully Yours they are spoiled. He’s mean. I hate him!” She stamped her feet as she looked at her small brother, and he, too, began to sob frightened by her actions. Mother sat down on the bed, and handing little brother a cracker, spoke softly. “Jane, I’m sorry he took the slippers, but he hasn’t hurt them too much. It’s wrong for you to say the things you did.” The little brother, happy with the cracker, let mother take the tiny slippers off the tip of his foot. He watched quietly while Mother carefully wiped the grimy finger marks off the little white slippers, but Jane still sobbed. “But Mother, see, he’s torn them. Now, my doll won’t look pretty.” Mother looked at her little daughter. “Dear Jane, you shouldn’t let yourself become angry and excited. You make very ugly thought patterns when you do. They are like little arrows falling all around which hurts others, and in turn come back to hurt you. You know that, for I have taught you about it.” “But I can’t help it, Mother. It hurts to have my doll spoiled. It’s mine, and I want it pretty,” said Jane resentfully. Mother nodded. “I know you want it kept pretty, dear, but your brother is too little to understand. He didn’t mean any harm. Besides, the slipper isn’t spoiled. I can mend it, and they are both cleaned nicely. There—see?” Jane looked doubtfully at the slippers and then wiped the tears from her eyes. Mother continued. “You see, Jane, it is easier to repair the physical damage done than it is to repair the damage you have done with your angry thoughts.” “But, Mother,” Jane protested, “everyone gets angry and says things. I didn’t mean I—I hated
my brother, really. I just said that.” The little girl was beginning to look repentant. Her Mother regarded her gravely. “Yes, dear, that’s the whole trouble. People do say things, and then, not really meaning them, think their words are forgotten and don’t amount to anything. They don’t realize that our words make patterns around us. When the words are angry ones and mean ugly things the patterns are ugly, too. These patterns aren’t just wiped out as soon as one’s anger is gone. They linger and fasten onto one. They become easier to repeat, and then if not stopped they become a part of one’s character. Worse, these patterns affect other people. They encourage them to do mean things, and make them unhappy. It is wrong to create ugliness, when we should make patterns of beauty and happiness.” Jane looked at her mother shamefacedly. “I’m sorry, Mother, truly I am. I’ll try to make better thought-patterns—beautiful ones!” “I’m sure you will, dear,” said Mother, giving her little daughter a quick hug. That night after Jane went to bed she had a dream which helped her to remember this promise. In her dream she saw a small angel just her size. The little angel wore a long white robe, and sat on a chair. In her hand the angel had a garment. It was a dress, and the angel was sewing designs on it. As she sewed many little things buzzed around her. Some of the things were of a beautiful shape and color, but others looked more like monstrous insects. They were evil and ugly to look at. From time to time the angel reached out and chose one of the swirling swarm about her. Sometimes she picked a lovely creature and when she sewed that on the dress it looked very beautiful. however, at other times she chose one of the ugly looking insect-things, and these she sewed into place along-side of the beautiful patterns already on the dress. In her dream Jane cried out every time she saw an ugly pattern sewed on the dress. “You’re spoiling the dress putting those horrible things right with those beautiful designs,” she said to the angel. To her surprise the angel nodded and replied, “Yes, and isn’t it a shame to spoil a lovely dress with such horrible designs?” “Yes, it is,” quickly agreed Jane. “Why do you pick them out to put on the dress? Why don’t you just sew the beautiful patterns on the dress?” The angel smiled sweetly and said, “That is what I’d like to do. It would be very pleasant work if there were only beautiful patterns to sew onto this dress, but you see, I have
to sew on the patterns that are made for the garment.” “But who makes you take the ugly ones?” Jane eagerly inquired. Again the angel smiled, but this time rather sadly as she replied, “You do, Jane. These are your thoughts. This garment is a symbol of your soul. When you think beautiful loving thoughts, then I have lovely patterns to work with. When you are angry, or impatient, or say evil things, and perhaps act thoughtlessly and selfishly, then one of these ugly patterns form, and it has to be put into the garment.” Jane trembled. She was frightened at the ugliness of the swarm, and of the number of monstrous designs spoiling the beautiful dress the angel sewed on. She felt very unhappy, about it all. “Can’t I ever get rid of the ugly ones?” she asked slowly. The angel’s smile was very bright. “Oh, yes indeed, dear Jane. You can learn always to control your thoughts and your emotions so that they will make beautiful patterns, and then I can take out these ugly designs and sew in the new and beautiful ones.” And then may I have the beautiful dress to wear as my very own.” Jane asked eagerly. The angel nodded. “You have it, already. It is your thought garment. You wear it through life, if you only realized it. And when you go to the heaven world after your life here on earth is completed it goes with you, and that which is good and fine in it becomes a part of the real you—your Spirit.” Suddenly, Jane awoke, the dream still vivid in her memory. How beautiful the angel had been, and how shining some of the thought patterns on the garment! She thought it all over and decided to try hard in the future to control her thoughts. When she felt cross, or selfish, or wanted to become angry, she remembered the angel sewing on the thought garment and immediately tried to think good thoughts. She tried to be unselfish, too, and patient. Sometimes she failed, but she kept trying, for Mother had told her, “There is no failure save in ceasing to try.” As time went on it became easier and easier for her to think good thoughts, and she found herself much happier because of it. The little angel is very happy, too, because Jane ‘s thought garment is growing more beautiful all the time. Now, dear little reader, what about your thought garment? Is it lovely to look at, and do you suppose the angel is happy when she works on it? Reprinted with permission from “Aquarian Age Stories for Children”, Rosicrucian Fellowship, Oceanside, California.
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Cobb-Worley Reunion slated BONIFAY — The descendants of Andrew and Rebecca Cobb Worley will hold their 23rd Annual Family Reunion at 9 a.m. on July 27 at the Bonifay Ag Center located on Highway 90 one mile east of Highway 79 in Bonifay. All family members and friends are invited to attend. Bring a well filled food basket and family pictures for a time of reminiscing and fellowship. Lots of entertainment is
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Annual Northwest Florida Championship Rodeo Pageant BONIFAY — The Blue Pride Band Boosters will be Sponsoring the Annual Northwest Florida Championship Rodeo Pageant on Sept. 21 at Holmes County High School.
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Making a difference through 4-H Positive Youth Development Special to the News With the many social, economic, and environmental issues facing our generation, have you ever wondered if the next generation will be prepared to address them? Do you feel the urge to do something to insure that they are? If so, 4-H needs caring, active volunteers to provide hands-on guidance and mentoring to help youth reach their full potential by building their confidence, leadership skills, sense of responsibility. Washington County 4-H is seeking adults to set positive examples and build trusted relationships
7-3283 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 14TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR WASHINGTON COUNTY, FLORIDA GENERAL JURISDICTION DIVISION CASE NO. 12-292 CADC/RADC VENTURE 2011-1, LLC, Plaintiff v. CHIPLEY ONE, LLC, a Florida Limited Liability Company; ANDY KANDY; AFDC FLORIDA, P.A.; LAKE POINTE CHIPLEY HOMEOWNERS ASSOCIATION, INC.; and ANY UNKOWN TENANT(S) IN POSSESSION Defendants NOTICE OF SALE PURSUANT TO CHAPTER 45 NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated June 27, 2013, and entered in Case No. 12-292 of the CIRCUIT COURT OF ✳
with 4-H youth. 4-H offers volunteers the opportunity to do something they love by teaching important life skills through hands-on experiences. Volunteering with Washington County 4-H can be a flexible experience where you decide your level of involvement; we have volunteer roles available in a variety of settings including in or after school, day or overnight camps or clubs. But do 4-H Clubs really make a difference? For nearly a decade, preeminent youth development scholar, Dr. Richard Lerner, and the team at the Institute for Applied
THE FOURTEENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT in and for Washington County, Florida, wherein CADC/RADC VENTURE 2011-1, LLC is Plaintiff, and CHIPLEY ONE, LLC a Florida Limited Company, ANDRE KANDY; AFDC FLORIDA, P.A.; LAKE POINTE CHIPLEY HOMEOWNERS ASSOCIATION, INC; and ANY UNKNOWN TENANT(S) IN POSSESSION n/k/a TREY COOK are Defendants, i will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash; 1293 Jackson Avenue, Chipley, Florida 32428, the Clerk’ street address for auctions, at 11 :00 AM on the 19 day of September, 2013 the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment, to wit: TRACTS A AND B AND LOTS 1 THROUGH 8, 11, 13, 15, 16, AND 22 THROUGH 30, LAKE POINTE SUBDIVISION, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF, AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 5, PAGE 51, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF WASHINGTON COUNTY, FLORIDA. ANY LEASES EXISTING IN AND TO THE PROPERTY A/K/A XXX OLD BONIFAY ROAD, CHIPLEY, FLORIDA 32428. A 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 SIXTY (60) DAYS AFTER THE SALE. DATED this 8 day of July, 2013. LINDA HAYES COOK as Clerk of said Court By: K. McDaniel As Deputy Clerk As published in the Washington County News on July 20, 2013 and July 27, 2013. 7-3286 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR WASHINGTON COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION Division Probate File No. 13-40CP IN RE: ESTATE OF CLEMENT LEO BAKER, JR. Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of Clement Leo Baker, Jr., deceased, whose date of death was March 22, 2013, is pending in the Circuit Court for Washington County, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is 1293 Jackson Avenue, Chipley, FL 32428. The names and addresses of the personal representative and the personal representative’s attorney are set forth below. All creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedent’s estate on whom a copy of this notice is required to be served must file their claims with this court WITHIN THE LATER OF 3 MONTHS AFTER
Research in Youth Development at Tufts University has been conducting The 4-H Study of Positive Youth Development. This in-depth study has discovered that, when compared to other youth, young people involved in 4-H: Have higher educational achievement and motivation for future education?Are more civically active and make more civic contributions to their communities ? As a 4-H Volunteer, you will lead by example and when you share your experiences with 4-Hers, it pays its way forward as they make choices that matter and contribute
THE TIME OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR 30 DAYS AFTER THE DATE OF SERVICE OF A COPY OF THIS NOTICE ON THEM. All other creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedent’s estate must file their claims with this court WITHIN 3 MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE. ALL CLAIMS NOT FILED WITHIN THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH IN SECTION 733.702 OF THE FLORIDA PROBATE CODE WILL BE FOREVER BARRED. N O T W I T H S TA N D I N G THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH ABOVE, ANY CLAIM FILED TWO (2) YEARS OR MORE AFTER THE DECEDENT’S DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED. The date of first publication of this notice is July 13, 2013. Attorney for Personal Representative: Lucas N. Taylor Attorney for Candius LeDean Luba Florida Bar No. 670189 122B S. Waukesha Street Post Office Box 1267 Bonifay, FL 32425 Telephone: (850) 547 7301 Fax: (850) 547 7303 Personal Representative: Candius LeDean Luba 15769 Still Road Union City, PA 16438 As published in the Washington County News on July 13, 2013 and July 20, 2013.
7-3280 NOTICE OF SHERIFF’S SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT PURSUANT TO A WRIT OF EXECUTION issued by the Circuit Court of Washington County, Florida on the 12th day of April 2013, in the cause wherein FIRST UNION NATIONAL BANK OF FLORIDA is Plaintiff, and RANDALL STEPHEN TAYLOR is the defendant(s), being case no. 99-223-CA in said court, I Bobby Haddock, as Sheriff of Washington County, Florida, have levied upon all of the right, title and interest of the defendant, RANDALL STEPHEN TAYLOR, on July 9, 2013 and will sell the property listed below, subject to all prior liens, encumbrances and judgments, the proceeds to be applied as far as may be to the payment of costs and the satisfaction of the above described execution to-wit: 2006 JEEP WRANGLER VIN#1J4FA49S86P781976 and sell to the highest and best bidder for cash, at the Washington County Sheriff’s Office, 711 Third St. Chipley, Washington County, Florida on August 12, 2013 the same being a legal sales date at 09:00 a.m. or as soon thereafter as possible. The sale is a public auction to the highest bidder for cash in hand or local certified bank checks only . No personal checks, money ✳
to positive change in their lives. Beginning in August, the Washington Extension Office will be kicking off a volunteer leader training series for both new and seasoned 4-H volunteers. Join 4-H for “Make a Difference Mondays” on the 3rd Monday of each month. Both faceto-face as well as online sessions are available. For more information, contact the Extension Office at 638-6180 or visit our website at washington.ifas.ufl. edu. 4-H is open to all youth, ages 5-18, regardless of gender, race, color, ethnicity, nationality, creed, or disability.
orders, or credit cards are accepted as payment. Should the highest bidder not have the cash in hand, the second highest bidder wins the bid at their bid price. Please note that there is no minimum bid. Dated July 9, 2013, Bobby Haddock Sheriff, Washington County By: Lisa K. Pitts, Court Process Section In accordance with the American Disabilities Act, persons with disabilities needing special accommodations to participate at this proceeding should contact Lisa Pitts at the Washington County Sheriff’s Office, at 850-638-6129, no later than seven (7) days prior to date of the proceeding. As published in the Washington County News July 13, 20, 27, Aug 3, 2013. 7-3281 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE FOURTEENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR WASHINGTON COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL DIVISION C a s e # : 2012-CA-000043 Regions Bank d/b/a Regions Mortgage Plaintiff, -vs.Barbie Jo Doman a/k/a Barbie J. Doman a/k/a Barbie J. Stephens; Simpson Maurice Stephens; Clerk of Circuit Court of Washington County, Florida; Unknown Parties in Possession #1, If living, and all Unknown Parties claiming by, through, under and against the above
names Defendant(s) who are not known to be dead or alive, whether said Unknown Parties may claim an interest as Spouse, Heirs, Devisees, Grantees, or Other Claimants; Unknown Parties in Possession #2, If living, and all Unknown Parties claiming by, through, under and against the above named Defendant(s) who are not known to be dead or alive, whether said Unknown Parties may claim and interest as Spouse, Heirs, Devisees, Grantees, or Other Claimants Defendant(s) NOTICE OF SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to an Order dated June 27, 2013, entered in Civil Case No. 2012-CA-000043 of the Circuit Court of the 14th Judicial Circuit in and for Washington County, Florida, wherein Regions Bank d/b/a Regions Mortgage, Plaintiff and Barbie Jo Doman a/k/a Barbie J. Doman a/k/a Barbie J. Stephens are defendant(s), I, Clerk of Court, Linda Hayes Cook, will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash AT THE FRONT COURTHOUSE STEP OF THE WASHINGTON COUNTY COURTHOUSE, 201 WEST JACKSON AVENUE, CHIPLEY, FLORIDA AT 11:00 A.M. CENTRAL STANDARD TIME on September 18, 2013, the following property as set forth in said Final Judgment, to-wit: THE WEST ½ OF THE
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EAST 140 FEET OF BLOCK 14, ACCORDING TO THE MAP OF CHIPLEY DRAWN BY L.W. MORDT AND ON FILE IN THE OFFICE OF THE CLERK OF CIRCUIT COURT OF W A S H I N G T O N COUNTY, FLORIDA, BEING PART OF THE SOUTH ½ OF THE SW ¼ OF SECTION 4 TOWNSHIP 4 NORTH, RANGE 13 WEST, SAID LANDS LYING SOUTH OF AND ABUTTING FORREST AVENUE, IN WASHINGTON COUNTY, FLORIDA. ANY PERSON CLAIMING AN INTEREST IN THE SURPLUS FROM THE SALE, IF ANY, OTHER THAN THE PROPERTY OWNER AS OF THE DATE OF THE LIS PENDENS MUST FILE A CLAIM WITHIN 60 DAYS AFTER THE SALE. If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in ths proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact the ADA Coordinator by mail at P.O. Box 1089, Panama City, FL 32402 at (850) 747-5338, at least seven (7) days before your scheduled court appearance, or immediately upon receiving theis notification if the time before the scheduled appearance is less than (7) days. If you are hearing impaired, call 711. Linda Hayes Cook CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT Washington County,
Florida K. McDaniel DEPUTY CLERK OF COURT S u b m i t t e d By:ATTORNEY FOR PLAINTIFF: SHAPIRO, FISHMAN & GACHE, LLP 2424 North Federal Highway, Suite 360 Boca Raton, Florida 33431 (561) 998-6700 (561) 998-6707 As published in the Washington County News on July 13, 2013 and July 20, 2013. IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE FOURTEENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OF THE STATE OF FLORIDA, IN AND FOR W A S H I N G T O N COUNTY CASE NO. 67-2010-CA-000573 CIVIL DIVISION U.S. BANK NATIONAL ASSOCIATION ND, Plaintiff, vs. DIANNE B. SHOWERS; THE UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF DIANNE B. SHOWERS; RAYMOND A. SHOWERS; THE UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF RAYMOND A. SHOWERS; IF LIVING, INCLUDING ANY UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF SAID DEFENDANT(S), IF REMARRIED, AND IF DECEASED, THE RESPECTIVE UNKNOWN HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES, ASSIGNEES, CREDITORS, LIENORS, AND TRUSTEES, AND ALL OTHER PERSONS CLAIMING BY, THROUGH, UNDER OR AGAINST THE N A M E D ✳
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DEFENDANT(S); CITIBANK (SOUTH DAKOTA), N.A.; LEISURE LAKES PROPERTY OWNERS ASSOCIATION, INC.; GREENTREE FINANCIAL SERVICING CORP. N/K/A CONSECO FINANCE SERVICING CORP., A DISSOLVED COMPANY; WHETHER DISSOLVED OR PRESENTLY EXISTING, TOGETHER WITH ANY GRANTEES, ASSIGNEES, CREDITORS, LIENORS, OR TRUSTEES OF SAID DEFENDANT(S) AND ALL OTHER PERSONS CLAIMING BY, THROUGH, UNDER, OR AGAINST DEFENDANT(S); UNKNOWN TENANT #1; UNKNOWN TENANT #2; Defendant(s) NOTICE OF SALE Notice is hereby given that, pursuant to a Final Summary Judgment of Foreclosure entered in the above styled cause, in the Circuit Court of Washington County, Florida, I will sell the property situate in Washington County, Florida, described as: LOT A-75, LEISURE LAKES, A SUBDIVISION, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF, AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 3, PAGE 167, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF WASHINGTON COUNTY, FLORIDA. To include a: 1998 CLAS VIN J A C F L 1 8 8 3 5 A 74256216 1998 CLAS VIN J A C F L 1 8 8 3 5 B 74256217 at public sale, to the highest and best bidder, for cash, on the front steps of the Washington County Courthouse, Highway 90, Chipley, Florida at 11:00 o’clock, A.M. Central Standard Time, on October 2, 2013. DATED THIS 15 DAY OF July, 2013 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. Witness, my hand and seal of this court on the 15 day of July, 2013. CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT By K. McDaniel Deputy Clerk THIS INSTRUMENT PREPARED BY: Law Offices of Daniel C. Consuegra 9204 King Palm Drive Tampa, FL 33619-1328 Attorneys for Plaintiff 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 Court Administration at P.O. Box 826, Marianna, Florida, 32447. Phone number 850-718-0026, E m a i l : ADARequest@jud14.flcourts. Hearing & Voice I m p a i r e d : 1-800-955-8771 at least 7 days before your scheduled court appearance, or immediately upon receiving this notification if the time before the scheduled appearance is less than 7 days; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call 711. As published in the Washington County News on July 20 and July 27, 2013. IN THE CIRCUIT COURT, FOURTEENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR W A S H I N G T O N COUNTY, FLORIDA Case No. 2013-47-CP IN RE: THE ESTATE OF ARLA JACKSON, Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of ARLA JACKSON, deceased, whose date of death was May 21, 2013, and the last four digits of whose social security number are -3482, is pending in the Circuit Court for Washington County, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is 1293 Jackson Ave. Ste. 100, Chipley, Florida 32428. The names and addresses of the personal representative and the p e r s o n a l representative’s attorney are set forth below. All creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedent’s estate on whom a copy of this notice is required to be served must file their claims with this court WITHIN THE LATER OF 3 MONTHS AFTER THE TIME OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR 30 DAYS AFTER THE DATE OF SERVICE OF A COPY OF THIS NOTICE ON THEM. All other creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims
or demands against decedent’s estate must file their claims with this court WITHIN 3 MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE. ALL CLAIMS NOT FILED WITHIN THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH IN SECTION 733.702 OF THE FLORIDA PROBATE CODE WILL BE FOREVER BARRED. N O T W I T H S TA N D I N G THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH ABOVE, ANY CLAIM FILED TWO (2) YEARS OR MORE AFTER THE DECEDENT’S DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED. The date of first publication of this notice is July 20, 2013. Personal Representative PAUL M. DARBY TRAPPE & DUSSEAULT, P.A. Stan Trappe, Esquire Fla Bar No. 176562 P.O. Box 2526 Panama City, FL 32402 850-769-6139 Attorney for Personal Representative As published in the Washington County News on July 20, 2013 and July 27, 2013. IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE FOURTEENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR WASHINGTON COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO.: 672010CA000588CAXXXX FLAGSTAR BANK, FSB, Plaintiff, VS. JOHN MARSCHKA A/K/A JOHN A. MARSCHKA; CLARISSE MARSCHKA; et al., Defendant(s). NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE PURSUANT TO CHAPTER 45 NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that sale will be made pursuant to an Order or Final Summary Judgment. Final Judgment was awarded on July 1, 2013 in Civil Case No. 672010CA000588CAXXXX, of the Circuit Court of the FOURTEENTH Judicial Circuit in and for WASHINGTON County, Florida, wherein, FLAGSTAR BANK, FSB is the Plaintiff, and JOHN MARSCHKA A/K/A JOHN A. MARSCHKA; C L A R I S S E MARSCHKA; UNKNOWN TENANT OR TENANTS IN POSSESSION NKA ADAM HEWITT are Defendants. The clerk of the court, Linda Hayes Cook will sell to the highest bidder for cash at the Front of the Courthouse at 11:00 a.m. on the 2 day of October, 2013, the following described real property as set forth in said Final Summary Judgment, to wit: LOT 25, OF BLOCK 8, W. W. SAPP ADDITION TO THE TOWN OF VERNON, FLORIDA, ACCORDING TO THE OFFICIAL PLAT THEREOF ON FILE IN THE OFFICE OF THE CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT OF W A S H I N G T O N COUNTY, FLORIDA, AND BEING IN THE SW ¼ OF THE NW ¼ OF SECTION 35, TOWNSHIP 3 NORTH, RANGE 15 WEST. 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. Dated this 15 day of July, 2013. Linda Hayes Cook, Clerk WASHINGTON County, Florida, Clerk of the Court By: K. McDaniel Deputy Clerk As published in the Washington County News on July 20 and July 27, 2013.
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New Home Builders & Contractors: Call the Carpenters Son for kitchen & bath cabinets, furniture design & woodworking. Specializing in custom cabinets, desk, conference tables, entertainment centers, all types of church furniture. Builders of quality for 33 years. Simply the best/best price. Contact owner/operator, The Carpenters Son, Ken Nowell (850)326-8232. Solid wood king size bedroom suit; headboard, rails, mattress and boxspring. Chest of drawer and dresser with mirror $500.00. Call (850)849-7051.
ESTATE SALE 2304 Pineview Dr., Bonifay. Sat. 7/13 8 a.m.-12 noon. Sat. 7/20 8 a.m.-12 noon.
TREASURE SALE! Live Oak Assembly of God Women’s Ministry at Live Oak Assembly of God Church, Hwy 177A on left going towards Dogwood Lakes Friday, July 26 from 7:00 a.m. until 3 p.m. and Saturday, July 27 from 8:00 a.m. until 12:00 p.m. BreakfastFriday morning the ladies will be selling delicious homemade breakfast foods including biscuits and cinnamon rolls. Come and enjoy! The yard sale includes, furniture, appliances, bicycles, clothes, books and much, much more! SEE YOU THERE!
MANAGEMENT County Coordinator/Public Works Director – Holmes County Florida is seeking a County Coordinator/Public Works Director. Salary to be determined. A complete job description can be obtained from the Holmes County Commissioner’s office, 850-547-1119, or via email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Interested parties must submit application and resume no later than August 7, 2013 at 11:00 am to the office of the County Commissioners, 107 E Virginia Ave, Bonifay, FL 32425.
EDUCATONAL/ TECHNICAL CHIPOLA COLLEGE is accepting applications for the following full-time positions: PUBLICATIONS COORDINATOR; OPERATIONS AND TECHNICAL SUPPORT ASSOCIATE Position and application information are available at www.chipola.edu/personnel/jobs. Contact Human Resources at email@example.com or c a l l (850)718-2269 for additional information. Candidates may be subject to background investigations EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
The Academy of Learning and Development is NOW HIRING.Infant Teacher and Two Year old Teacher. To apply you must have a minimum of two years experience in a Licensed child care Center and a Florida Child Care Professional Credential (FCCPC). Applicants interested in applying may do so at the One Stop Career Center located 680 2nd Street Chipley, FL 32428.
AIRLINE CAREERS begin here – Get FAA approved Aviation Maintenance Technician training. Housing and Financial aid for qualified students. Job placement assistance. Call AIM 866-314-3769 DRIVER TRAINEES NEEDED NOW! Learn to drive for US Xpress! Earn $700 per week! No experience needed! Local CDL Traning. Job ready in 15 days! (888)368-1964 EARNING BETTER PAY IS ONE STEP AWAY! Averitt offers Experienced CDL-A Drivers Excellent Benefits and Weekly Hometime. 888-3628608, Recent Grads w/a CDL-A 1-5/wks Paid Training. Apply online at Averitt Careers.com Equal Opportunity Employer Experienced OTR Flatbed Drivers earn 50 up to 55 cpm loaded. $1000 sign on to Qualified drivers. Home most weekends. Call: (843)266-3731 / www.bulldoghiway.com. EOE
Bob Pforte Dodge Chrysler Jeep is hiring for a Parts Manager, experience required excellence pay and benefits. Please send resume to: P.O.Box 916, Marianna, Fl 32446 Web ID: 34258460 Text FL58460 to 56654
Healthcare/Medical Medical office currently looking for an ARNP/PA to join our medical team. Our office specializes in Cardiology, Internal Medicine & Family Practice in Bonifay. Please fax resume & references to 850-547-5415, attn Kim Sasser.
Road Maintenance The Holmes County Board of Commissioners is seeking applicants for a Road Maintenance Tech at the Holmes County Road Department. The position will be temporary for up to 6 months only. Interested persons should submit an application with the Holmes County Board of County Commissioner’s office at 107 E Virginia Ave, Bonifay, FL 32425. Salary will be $10.00 per hour with no benefits. Please turn in completed applications to the County Commissioner’s office no later than 2:00 pm on July 24, 2013 Holmes County is a Drug-Free Workplace and Equal Opportunity Employer.
2 Bdrm/1Ba house in Vernon. Fenced yard. Available Aug. 1st. $550/mo. 1st, last, deposit & references. (850)535-5000, (850)326-4021 3BR/1BA for rent. No pets. Deposit, & references required. HUD accepted. $595/mth Chipley. 638-1918 3BR/2BA House in Chipley. Newly renovated kitchen & bathroom floors. Stove & refrigerator included. $700 a month. Call 850-547-3746.
Space for rent downtown Chipley. 638-1918 Retail Store Space available.Main Street. Downtown Chipley. 850-638-1918
1BR Apartment w/kitchen, LR, large walk-in closet. New shower. Also, store or office, $400/mth. 547-5244. FOR RENT 1B/R apartment, convenient location in Chipley. No pets. 850-638-4640 For Rent. 2 BR/1BA duplex. 638-7128. Mandi Lea Apartments in Vernon, 1, 2, and 3/BR. Financial Assistance available is qualified. 638-4640.
Logistics/Transport Ellenburg Farms 1136 English Lane, Westville, Fl. 32464 (334)726-0876 Wade, (334)726-6100, Jr. Tomatoes $17.00 per 25lb. box, sweet corn $2.75 per dozen. Watermelons, cantaloupes and U-pick tomatoes coming soon!
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Ridgewood Apartments of Bonifay Studio and 2 Bdr Units $350-500 Includes City Util (850)557-7732 We can help! Good, bad credit, bankruptcy. Need cash fast! Personal loans, business start up available. Loans from $4K, no fees. Free consultations, quick, easy and confidential. Call 24 hrs. toll free. (888)220-2239
Two Bdrm. Apartment. Bonifay area. Includes all utilities. $ 4 2 5 / m o n t h . (850)326-4548.
3BR/1½BA, AC, For Rent, Wausau, No Pets, $600/MO and $600/Dep. Reference, 638-7601 For Rent: House 2BR/2BA CHA newly remodeled, stove, refrigerator, NO Pets, rental references, $550 month, yards included, $500 Deposit, 601 2nd St. 850-326-2920. Newly remodeled home. Privacy fence, quiet neighborhood, Bonifay. Walking distance from Rec. center. Close to schools, shopping. Ideal for families. Call for more details. (850)373-2497. Small 2 Bdrm/1B block house in Bonifay. 2 garages plus storage building. First month, last month & security deposit. No pets. (850)547-3129, (850)326-2586.
2 Br/2Ba 16x70 MH near Dogwood Lakes on private lot. Not in a park. $485/mo plus deposit. (850)547-4232. 14x72’ MH 3 Bdr/2bath, stove, refrigerator, washer/dryer included. $500/mo, $100/depo. Carmichael Rd, Bonifay. Contact Richard or JoAnn at (850)547-1493. 2&3BR, In Town. $325.00&$425.00. 2BR, 5 miles south of Chipley, $325. Water included. Sec 8 accepted. 850-260-9795, 850-381-8173. 2BR/2BA, MH for on Pioneer Rd. 8 5 0 - 8 4 9 - 6 8 8 5 0 - 7 6 8 - 3 5 850-638-9933.
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3BR/2BA Brick Home with large shop on 21/2 acres in Chipley area $ 1 9 5 , 0 0 0 . 850-726-0396 For Sell by Owner 3BR/2BA, new vinyl siding and metal roof, .75 acre land, CHA, conveniently located. Reduced to $65,000. 850-481-5354 or 850-849-7676. Modern 2BR/2BA well kept 1500sf home. CH&A, hardwood floors in LR & DR, large den, nice kitchen with breakfast nook. Large utility room. Chain link fence, storage bldg. Nice trees. City water/sewage. Quiet paved street. $99,500. (850)326-7024.
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 326-9109.
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2BD/1BA in Vernon. $400/mth plus security. NO PETS. 773-1352 OR 258-3815.
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Lovely 3BR/2BA, double wide mobile home, situated on 7 acres, located near Millers Ferry, $625/MO first and last month. Hurry Call 850-326-3687. Spacious 3 Bdr/2 Bath Doublewide near Chipley city limits. Fenced yard. No pets, no smokers. Long term only. (850)547-2627.
2000 Ford Crown Vic. Police interceptor. Runs good, in good condition w/spot light & push bars. $2500.00 OBO. (850)263-7892.
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