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West Florida Electric Cooperative Association, Inc. P.O. Box 127 Graceville, FL 32440-0127

ISSUE JUNE

2013

Read Online www.WestFlorida.coop

VOL

63, NO 6

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This is Why We Do What We Do (page 8)

What it Means to be a Touchstone Energy® Cooperative

...pg 3-4

Employee Profile

... pg 6

Food, Fun & Facts

... pg 14-15

Local Classifieds

... pg 3-17

Community Calendar

...pg 18


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USPS: 702-990 | ISSN: 1042-7767 | VOL 63, NO 6 Current Light Flashes is the official voice of West Florida Electric Cooperative Association, Inc., a member-owned Touchstone Energy® cooperative serving Calhoun, Holmes, Jackson, and Washington counties. It is published and printed in-house monthly in the Graceville office as a service to the Co-op’s members. Periodicals postage is paid at Graceville, Fla.

B A Buildings C K WandO Truss O DLLC. S

Attention Members: West Florida Electric Right of Way Clearing Crews will be cutting & trimming right of ways in the following area(s) during the month of

Rhonda Byrd-Lee, Manager of Energy Services, presented Eddie Mosley with an energy efficiency gift basket.

MYRON HUDSON District 9 | Board Chairman JOHN C. PATRICK District 3 | Vice Chairman JOE E. RONE District 8 | Secretary Treasurer ELLIS NICOLS District 1

Ellie Garvin of Bonifay also received a nice gift basket at the event.

EUGENE ALFORD District 2 CHARLES HOLMAN District 4 A.C. MILES District 5

JUNE Grand Ridge

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24x36x10

Any Size Available

$2,995.00

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with Galvalume Installed Add color for $300 **Prices are for galvalume metal, color metal available for slightly more, call for a free estimate. Prices are for AG kits only, this price does not include engineered drawings or any extra bracing, rebar or permit fees. Special pricing limited to a 75 mile radius of Chipley, FL. Prices subject to change w/o notice. Permitting NOT included.

FREE ESTIMATES!

850-676-4903 • 1240 South Blvd. Chipley, FL

GEORGE CLAYTON OWENS District 6 RANDY BUSH District 7 FRANK E. BONDURANT Attorney WILLIAM S. RIMES President & Chief Executive Officer CANDACE CROFT Communications Specialist BRIAN BUCKALEW Printer/Graphic Designer Notification Statement Notice is hereby given that the West Florida Electric Cooperative Association, Inc. board of trustees regularly meets on the fourth Tuesday of each month, unless special circumstances warrant a change. Main Business and Publications Offices 5282 Peanut Road Graceville, Florida 32440-0127 (850) 263-3231 or 1-800-342-7400 Subscription Rate Cooperative members, $2.50 per year Non-members, $6.00 per year Change of Address Notices POSTMASTER: Send address changes to Current Light Flashes P. O. Box 127 Graceville, Florida 32440-0127 DISCLAIMER: Although paid advertisements may appear in West Florida Electric (WFEC) publications in print, online, or in other electronic formats, WFEC does not endorse the advertised product, service, or company, nor any of the claims made by the advertisement.

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Quilting demonstrations by Sherry Buckhalter of Quilted Creations were held throughout the day.

Wood turning demonstrations were also conducted for WFEC members by Harry Wheeler (pictured) and Carlton Crutchfield (not pictured).

Would you like to see your ad appear here with a SPLASH of color? The ad rates are cheaper than you’d expect. Call Brian Buckalew or Candace Croft today at 263-3231 to get your ad on the next cover* of the Current Light Flashes! *Cover constitutes inside front & back as well as outside back cover. Front cover is not allocated for commercial ad space.

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Thank You (cont.)

Community Calendar

The family of Joel A. Toole would like to thank everyone for their prayers, help, support, food and donations during our time of loss. We loved Joel very much, as many others did, and he will be missed greatly. Thank you all for everything. May God bless each and every one of you.

Senior Singles Get-Together The last Friday of each month @ The Gazebo Café in Marianna at 6:00 p.m. Free food, drinks, gifts and speakers. Donations are accepted. For more info, contact Lillian at 526-4561.

Additions • Repairs Remodels

Sausage Making, Meat Curing & Smoking Class Tuesday, June 25, 6:00-8:00 p.m., at Wausau Town Hall, 1607 2nd Avenue, Wausau. This class provides a hands-on opportunity to learn the basics of sausage making, meat curing, and smoking.  We’ll demonstrate the entire process from what types and cuts of meats to choose, selecting your spices, discuss food safety and proper handling of raw meats, show how to properly stuff your sausages, explain different curing methods, and discuss the various woods used in smoking.  We’ll also include a question and answer session to cover any specific issues or concerns. Registration fee is $5 and includes class materials. Space is limited. PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. Contact the Washington County Extension Office, 850-638-6265 or the Holmes County Extension Office, 850-547-1108 for more information and to register. Panhandle Watermelon Festival – Free Admission All Weekend Website: www:panhandlewatermelon.com Friday, June 28, 2013 • Pal’s Park, Chipley – Gates open at 5:00 p.m. Joe Diffie, Grammy award winning country music legend and Andy Griggs will be in concert. Bring your lawn chairs for a night of family fun (no coolers allowed) concessions will be provided on site. Saturday, June 29, 2013 Chipley

Window Replacements 7:00 a.m. Pancake Breakfast – Shrine Club; 7:30 a.m. Hot Trot 5K Run; Lic#: RR282811643 Owner Chris Krauser

(850) 260-9019

(850) 263-4786

We Make & Repair Window Screens!

10:00 a.m. Parade; 12:00 (noon) Big Watermelon Auction (Ag Center) 1:30 p.m. Dailey & Vincent Concert -- 2013 Grammy Award Winning Bluegrass Group –Ag Center Auditorium Complete lineup and additional information, please visit the watermelon website or follow us online at www.facebook.com/ PanhandleWatermelonFestival, on twitter www.twitter.com/ PanhandleWatermelon.

Tharpe’s Pool Repair & Maintenance 30 Years Experience

Fiberglass Screen • Aluminum Screen

Beauchamp Hardware 8031 Hwy. 90 Sneads, FL 32460

(850) 593-6576 PAGE 18

Pool Maintenance for the Summer $150/mo. (within 40 miles of Marianna) Professional Pool Liners Installed: 18x36 - $2,800 24 hr. y Emergenc 16x32 - $2,600 rvice Start-up Se 20x40 - $3,200 + tax; additional charge for bottom work

573-6828

• Salt generators • Pool Filters • Pumps • Uses New Motors

Tours for Seniors:

World’s Longest Yard Sale • Aug. 1-4 (starting in Gadsden, AL)

Christmas in New York • Dec. 1-8 Christmas Lights Tour • Dec. 13-15 New Orleans, LA Cruise on a Steamboat; Natchez, MS

Tournament of Roses Parade

Los Angeles, Grand Canyon, Las Vegas, Sedona

Dec. 29-Jan. 8, 2014

For More Information:

Merita Stanley (850) 594-9980

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What it Means to be a Touchstone Energy® Cooperative It’s more than a logo...

T

ouchstone Energy® Cooperatives, the branding program of the nation’s electric co-ops turns 15 this year. West Florida Electric Cooperative (WFEC) has been a proud member of the brand since 1999, and we’re not alone. Touchstone Energy Cooperatives represent a network of 741 co-ops serving 30 million members in 46 states, all committed to improving the quality of life for families and businesses in the communities we serve. But what does it mean to be a member? Starting with a single TV commercial in 1998, Touchstone Energy Cooperatives now provides co-ops like WFEC with more than 50 powerful programs and tools we would not be able to offer without their support. It’s the cooperative advantage at work. You are part of a nationwide alliance of electric cooperatives focused on one thing—making communities stronger while delivering safe, reliable, and affordable power. 43126003 Launched April 4, 1998, the brand constantly evolves to better meet the needs of co-ops. Touchstone Energy Cooperatives’ programs support communications, economic development, community engagement, and residential energy programs. At WFEC, we promote the brand by participating in the “Together We Save” energy efficiency program. This program helps us educate our members about energy efficiency measures they can make to keep their energy bills more affordable. In fact, according to TogetherWeSave.com, WFEC members who have visited the website and used the energy-saving applications have saved nearly $35,000 by making low cost or no-cost energy efficiency improvements to their homes. Being a part of the Touchstone Energy® family means that WFEC is dedicated to serving members with accountability, integrity, innovation, and commitment to community—core values all Touchstone Energy Cooperatives share. WFEC demonstrates accountability and integrity by striving to do what is best for all members, not a particular subset or group. In fact, as a cooperative, WFEC is run by a board of trustees elected democratically by YOU, the members. Each board member represents your voice when making policy decisions. Being fiscally responsible is another way the cooperative shows accountability and integrity to its members. By returning capital credits to members, it demonstrates that the cooperative doesn’t aim to make a profit. The goal is to provide members with electricity at a price that is as close to cost as possible. Being at the forefront of innovation and technology is also very important to WFEC. Your co-op was one of the first in the State of Florida to install AMI (advanced metering infrastructure) and AMR (automated meter reading) technology. These technologies have helped improve outage response times, reduced transportation expenses and allowed members to monitor their electricity use more closely while providing them with up-to-date account balance information. The cooperative also continues to upgrade lines and equipment to help reduce outage time and improve system reliability. 63726017 (continued on next page)

ISSUE JUNE 2013

CLASSIFIEDS Animals/Livestock Two squirrel dogs, will trade for Boer nanny goat; bottle baby lamb, will trade for bottle baby Boer nanny goat; 263-1182. Pacer, excellent buggy horse, $600; 381-3389. Black Angus bulls, registered, low birth weight, have great temperament, southern raised, $2,500; 482-3557. Pekinese, 3 males, 1 female; 548-5681. German Shepherd puppies, $100 each, ready end of May; 548-5067. Aussie puppies & Australian Shepherd pups, looking for a good home; 585-9302. AKC Norwich puppies, ready for homes, first week in June, males & females available; 638-4959. Red nose Pit Bull, almost 2-yearsold, good catch dog; 658-6017. Morkie puppies; Cocker Spaniel puppies; 849-0195. Antiques/Collectibles Antique barber chair, circa 1941 Koken, great condition, Panama City, Florida, $1,500; 954-593-8688. Local Telephone Prefixes Alford 579 Altha 762 Bascom/Malone 569 Blountstown 674, 237 Bonifay 547 Caryville 548 Chipley 638, 415 Cottondale 352 Graceville 263

Grand Ridge 592 Greenwood 594 Marianna 482, 526 Ponce de Leon 836 Sneads 593 Sunny Hills 773 Vernon 535 Westville 956

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Antiques/Collect. (cont.)

WFEC’s commitment to the communities it serves is evident in the support it provides to local non-profit organizations and events. Antique glassware, Fire King, Early Participating in youth programs like Youth Tour and conducting electrical safety demonstrations in our schools are just a few of the ways West Florida American, Star of David, stars & Electric also shows its concern for the community. The cooperative’s new bars; wash pot; 263-1648. community recognition program for volunteers, “Power of One,” is also Various Antiques; 547-2719. a great example of this. WFEC also strives to be an active partner in the economic development community of each of the counties it serves. Doing our part to educate members about electrical safety and energy Home/Farm efficiency is also very important to the cooperative. Its staff strives to implement programs that will benefit our members - programs like the Seed, Cert. AU Sand Mountain new Home Efficiency Loan Program (HELP) and the Heat Pump Rebate Bahia Grass or Cert. Tifton 9 Bahia Program. The Home Efficiency Loan Program helps our members finance Grass, Browntop Millet; Paulk energy efficiency improvements such as heating and cooling systems, Farms at 547-9408. insulation, sealing, ventilation, water heating, windows and doors. The Heat Pump Rebate Program provides rebates to our members for the Sectional couch, 3 sections, tan, fair purchase of qualifying high-efficiency heat pumps to replace lowercondition, 4-years-old, $300 OBO; efficiency units. Programs like these illustrate that the cooperative strives to 316-737-1980. be here to serve its members and help them as much as possible. A ‘touchstone’ is a measure of quality and value. Touchstone Energy Computer desk, light color, one was selected as the most effective name for communicating the unique drawer, two shelves, $50; 260-4202. characteristics that convey the special nature of cooperatives. West Florida Electric strives to remain a ‘touchstone’ and maintain the values and Square bale peanut hay; 263-3427. characteristics as a member of the Touchstone Energy® Cooperatives family. 72” 4 blade Scorpion finish mower for tractor, $750; 263-4492, Dave.

V eitch ’ s B lueberry F arm 7772 Howell Rd. • Sneads, FL 32460

You Pick Blueberries Opening June 1 Tuesday - Sunday 9 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Gate-Way Security Systems

Deter theft & add security to your home or property at home or away with an automatic gate opener. Residential or farm applications available. Installation, Sales, Service & Accessories Call your area GTO dealer for a quote today!

Delivery & Installation Available Rick Carnley - Lic. # ER-0014361

Florida Meter Pole Company, Inc. Contact Rick at 526-2183 or Anthony Register at 547-5600 Toll Free (888) 593-3415 Day or Night

Jones Concrete 30 yrs. experience

House Slabs • Pole Barns • Driveways Sidewalks • Retaining Walls • Loading Docks

Free Estimates – Reasonable Rates

Travis (H) 592-1934 (C) 693-5812

• Refrigeration • Heating & Cooling • Ice Machines • Residential/Commercial

License Number: RM14016919

For Service Call: (850) 263-3427 or Cell: (850) 326-0330

B urn Barrels For Sale & Saw Sharpening

547-3550

Bush Well Drilling

Pump Sales & Service • Irrigation Systems • Water Treatment

Mulching, Excavation, Land Clearing

850-263-8064

• Cell:

850-573-1229

B rian ’ s H eating & C ooling , I nc .

Welding/Fabrication LLC Mobile Welding

Chris Peacock

Charles Peacock

(863) 673-7992 (863) 228-3349 Office

Morris Earnest 850.849.6199

(850) 547-4197

For more information please visit- www.a1-gates.com

1889 Hwy. 177, Bonifay, FL 32425

surveyor

Florida Licensed Surveyor since 1969

Roger Lonsway

!!

Clean up the Country side. Turn your Trash into Cash!

Wright’s Recycling • 1928 Edenfield Dr. • Grand Ridge, FL • (850) 592-2634 CURRENT LIGHT FLASHES

Mobile: 260-5438

Scott’s Heartland Stump Grinding Free Estimates

Automobile, can make payments, Grand Ridge; 394-6876.

Dry clay or gravel pit, near Marianna, buy or lease; 718-7336.

Someone to bale about 10 acres, of fertilized, Tifton 9 hay on halves in Bonifay; 849-0036.

Lic. #RA0067127

The family of Tillman (Buddy) McCroan would like to thank everyone for all the prayers, food, cards, flowers, and acts of kindness during the loss of our dear loved one. He was a joy and blessing to everyone.

(850)535-1019

CLF Free Ad Policy (Limited to one ad per household) WFEC publishes free classified ads in the Current Light Flashes as a service to its members. The following limitations apply: 1) Ads must be 20 words or less and must be legible, with an active electric account number at the top. 2) Ads exceeding 20 words are subject to elimination. 3) Submit ads to the Graceville office by the 5th of the month to appear in the following month’s issue. (Example: An ad arriving by Jan. 5 will appear in the Feb. CLF) 4) Ads for services & businesses are not free. Service businesses include, but are not limited to, pet or livestock breeders or stud services, rentals, baby-sitting, etc. 5) Any buying or selling on a regular basis will be considered a business. On-going garage sales & the sale of similar items on a repeated basis do not qualify for free advertising. 6) WFEC may refuse to publish any ad. 7) You may submit your ad online at www.westflorida.coop. WFEC will not accept ads over the phone.

ISSUE JUNE 2013

Old lawn mowers, weed eaters, chain saws, scrap iron, & canning jars; 272-0226.

Thank You

Call: (850) 573-0167 or (850) 548-4750

Home Office: 638-7412

We now have drive-on scales! Comp etit We also have 20 & 30 yard drop off containers for metal only Price ive s

We buy the following & more ... • Junk Cars • Copper & Brass • Aluminum • Air Conditioners • Lead • Stainless Steel • Insulated Wires • Radiators • Alternators • Batteries

• New Systems • Repair & Maintenance • Free Estimates/Second Opinions on Major Repairs

Rock band seeking musicians & singer, Bonifay, Caryville, Vernon area; 547-2761.

Canning jars, quarts & pints, any kind filled or empty; 768-1746.

Since 1969 • Licensed & Insured

Office:

Wanted

ATV 4x4 side-by-side, to trade for Grizzly 660; 693-1503.

Serving Washington, Jackson & Holmes Counties

Take Hwy. 90 to Grand Ridge, South on Hwy. 69 to Shady Grove (69A) and turn left, we are the first drive on the left.

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125 - Amp Power Pole $179.95

William Crutchfield Enterprises, Inc.

“Honesty is Job One”

We Now Buy White Goods, Scrap Metal & Prepared Steel

ap g Scr Buyin s & r Now ute Comp Boards it Circu

200-Amp Power Pole $269.95

CLF Free Ad Form Please Type or Print Neatly. Name Acct. # St. Address/P.O. Box City Phone # For Sale • Wanted • Free • Thank You • Lost (circle one)

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Rec. Vehicles (cont.)

OLEN BARFIELD

Affordable seamless gutters

Have Sawmill, Will Travel

Efficient & portable bandsaw can cut your trees into lumber on your site with minimal sawdust waste.

2007 1700 Yamaha Roadstar 1670cc, excellent condition, one owner, loaded, 5,800 miles, $6,250 call; 638-8182 or 849-3283, after 4:00 p.m.

20-Years Limited Warranty 21 Colors to Choose From

Gary McIntosh

638-7105

1001 Uses

14’ aluminum boat, indoor/outdoor carpet, lots of accessories, trolling motor 10/5 speed, trailer & live well, $900 firm; 703-0363, Freddie.

MOBILE HOME PARTS RV SUPPLIES & TRUCK ACCESSORIES UTILITY BUILDINGS

(850) 593-0009

Armondi Roofing, LLC Re-roof Specialist

• Shingles • Metal Roofing • Flat Roofs

Re-roofs, New Roofs & All Types of Repairs

Free Estimates

5 Year Workmanship Warranty Licensed & Insured #RC29027346

Vehicles

850-526-3797

2006 Chevrolet Colorado, extended cab, silver, one owner, 22,000 miles, excellent condition, $10,900; 956-4249.

With 4-year/300-hour Warranty**

1991 Dodge D-350 Dually, Cummings turbo diesel, runs great, starts, shifts & drives good, new paint, pulls strong, $2,650 OBO; 381-7145.

Panhandle Tractor, Inc.

1999 Suzuki Intruder 1500 VL, loaded, 14,000 miles, excellent condition, $7,500 OBO; 557-0019.

Check out our complete line of quality Kubota products.

1999 Silverado, $3,000 OBO; 5730975. 2007 Kia Sedona minivan, leather, loaded, sunroof, less than 54,000 miles, $12,300; 768-0492.

4630 Hwy 90 Marianna, FL 32446 850.209.8039 • Fax: 850.482.7378 debbieroneysmith@embarqmail.com

Debbie Roney Smith Full Time Realtor working the Panhandle of Florida

Dining Rm

Kit

Mb Clo Mstr Bdrm

Mstr Bath Laundry

Cl3

Clo 2

MB2

Kitchen

Bdrm 3

Pantry Cl3 Bdrm 2

Clo

MB1

Bdrm Clo 1

Furn Pantry

Utility Rm

Clo 2

Bath

Lin2

Lin

Pantry

Bath 2

Lin

Bdrm 2

Linen

Bdrm 3 AC

Living Room Living Rm

Clo 1

Carport

Bdrm 1 Bdrm 2

LR/DR

Kit/Din

Cl2

Bdrm 1

Covered Porch

1,632 Sq. Ft. $94,500.00

Roofing License: #RC29027497 Contractor License: #CRC1330737

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Covered Porch

2,508 Sq. Ft. $137,940.00

West Florida Turf SOD

Centipede • St. Augustine • 419 Bermuda Centipede Seed

On the FarmDelivered or Installed 850-638-4860 • Cellular 415-0385 Est. 1980

Tri-County Gas

868 Sq. Ft. $53,500.00

Home: (850) 956-4411 Cell: (850) 546-0217

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(850) 638-0790

Tri-County Gas S ervice , I nc .

“Home Folks Serving Home Folks”

415 S. Waukesha St., Bonifay

547-3696

Surveying/GIS/Utilities • ALTA/ACSM Land Title Surveys • As-built Surveys • Boundary Surveys • Construction Layout Surveys • Design Surveys • Route Surveys • Foundation Surveys

#RM0048955

Mobile Home Power Pole 100 amp $19995 200 amp $29995

with 2-0 copper wire, ground rod & main breaker Ask about delivery

ISSUE JUNE 2013

Snapper lawn mower; 352-4274. Massey Ferguson finishing mower, 5’, good condition, $1,200 OBO cash only; 547-2885. Rye grass & clover rolls, wellfertilized, $30/roll; 547-5172 or 703-9329. Husqvarna big wheel walk-behind mower, self-propelled; 547-9357. Rhode Island Red roosters, $15, hens, $10, chicks, $3, & eggs, $2.50/dozen; 583-1278. Entertainment center, $75; 638-4030. Green queen size sofa sleeper, made in Hickory, South Carolina, excellent condition, $100, serious call only; 638-8412. Six dining chairs, padded seats, clear finish on beautiful wood, $10 each or all for $50; 762-3388. Fertilize spreader, 300 pound w/3 point hitch, $300; manual rebar cutter w/bender, $150; 762-8897, after 5:00 p.m.

Fax: (850) 638-8069

S ervice , I nc .

For All Your Propane Needs

Roofing • Custom Homes • Additions Shingle & Metal Roofs Bath 1

Carpet • Paint • Feed & Seed Vinyl Flooring • Ceramic Tile Free Estimates

D SO

1977 Land Clearing • Rootraking • Road Building • Ponds Demolition Home: (850) 762-8387 • Cell: (850) 832-1489 • Office: (850) 769-7152

Strickland Home Builders, LLC Utility

Bush Paint & Supply

since

Sunny South Properties

Automobile Repair & Service • Small Engine Repair Alternator, Starter & Generator Repair or Sales Authorized Interstate Battery Dealer 2737 Highway 90, Cottondale, FL David Toole (850) 352-2010 Howard Glass

(Across from CVS)

O’Neal’s Dozer Service, Inc.

(850) 526-2257

and Auto Electric Service

(850) 547-2934

MARIANNA

Fred O’Neal II

5003 Hwy. 90 Marianna, FL 32446

Retro Repair

4673 HIGHWAY 90 E.

263-4744 • 971 6th Ave., Graceville

2007 Yukon XL-FLT, leather, sunroof, DVD, 150,000 miles, $18,000; 527-9351.

1977 Trans Am show car, unrestored, rare color combination, motor size 400, $14,000; 557-1360.

E WE MOV LE PORTAB GS BUILDIN

Home/Farm (cont.)

• GPS Field Data Collection • Hydrographic Surveys • Legal Descriptions • Mean High Water Survey • Plats • Plot Plans • ROW Surveying & Mapping • Topographic Survey

southeasternsurveying.com

Miscellaneous Fresh eggs, $2 for 18 eggs, $3.50 for two dozen, Grand Ridge; 2090474, ask for Brandi.

TATUM’S HARDWARE Hwy. 71 Marianna

(850) 482-5513

Ag Sprayers Sprayer Repair Parts Baler Twine

Hay Baler & Equipment Repair Mike Fears

557-8954 PAGE 5


Miscellaneous (cont.) Flowering baskets, ferns, Begonias, Impatiens, Azaleas, Crepe Mrytle & bushes; 263-0730, please call evenings. 2 armless entrance chairs, offwhite, 19x19 & 41” tall, good condition, $20 each; 326-3616. Millermatic 252 welding machine, no more than 2 hours usage, $2,100, OBO; 372-3197. Large bird cage, black, $40; white bird cage w/play pen on top, $75; metal swing, $30; 547-4114. 18’x30’ portable building, w/heat & air, $4,500, you move; 592-4009 or 592-4008, after 6:00 p.m. Honda Big Red 1985-1986 parts, 2 new side case gears w/housing, & rims; 592-4798. Fresh figs, $12/gallon, taking orders; 592-8769, Charlie Johnston. 1968 Johnson 6 HP outboard motor, runs great, $200; 593-4492. 4’x15’ Intex pool, above ground, 2-years-old, good condition, upgraded pump, w/wooden stairs & plastic ladder, & w/equip. $150; 638-2324. Pole barn, completely enclosed, 20x20, can be used for storage or 2 horse stalls, must be dis-assembled, $1,500 OBO; 638-8544. Miniature statue of Will Rogers, 21 1/2” tall, need to see to appreciate; 638-9587.

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Employee Profile: Debra Kamke Name: Debra Kamke Title: Manager, Personnel & Benefits Education: I attended Troy University and Chipola College Family: My husband, Gary, and I have two children. One son, Casey and his wife Jessica, and a daughter, Kelli Career Highlights/ Accomplishments: I began my employment at the cooperative as an office clerk and after a few years, I became a cashier. In 1990, I applied for and was given the opportunity to become a personnel Kamke was awarded the cooperative’s Presidential Service specialist working with award in 2012. This award recipient is chosen by the President & CEO for exemplifying loyal, dedicated, Mattie Armstrong, the committed and sacrificial service to West Florida Electric Manager of the Personnel Cooperative and its members. Department. I learned a lot from her and each day was a learning experience. In 1996, due to Mattie’s sudden and unexpected death, I became the Manager, Personnel & Benefits. This was when I really began digging for information and reading anything that had anything to do with the field of Human Resources. This has been an enjoyable and rewarding field to work in and I am glad that God directed me down this path. 57608002 Hobbies: I enjoy working outdoors with plants and flowers and sewing. I really enjoy making quilts and other gift items and love to give homemade gifts. Length of Service: I began working at WFEC on April 15, 1974 so I have been here 39 years. Who is your hero/role model and why? Russell Dunaway has been my boss for most of the years that I have worked at the cooperative. He has always set a good example and has been a good mentor. He is a good person to bounce ideas off of and usually gives a unique perspective to any situation. What is your favorite quote or saying? “People are more important than things.” Is there anything else you’d like to share? West Florida Electric Cooperative has been an important part of my life. The cooperative has given me many opportunities to grow, not only as an employee, but also as a person. The employees at West Florida Electric are the best and I am grateful to have such a great place to work. CURRENT LIGHT FLASHES

and every day? It means knowing you really well, caring about you deeply and being there for you when you need help – especially when power needs to be restored,” said Rimes. WFEC members registered for door prizes and enjoyed a great meal provided by Gary’s Southern Grill. Complimentary soft drinks were served throughout the day by cheerleaders from Altha School. Eddie Mosley of Chipley won a gift basket stocked full of energy efficiency products while Ellie Garvine of Bonifay also took home a gift basket from the event. All members had the opportunity to win a variety of prizes from electric grills, small appliances to electronics and more.

Skin & Nail Therapy • Gift Certificates Available • Facials • Microdermabrasion • Chemical Peels • Body Wraps • Spray Tans • Permanent Makeup • Massages • Nails

(850) 326-0889

10% off with this Ad

McIntosh

Outboard & Small Engine Grand Ridge

Sneads

We buy boats & motors!

(850) 593-0009 • 7524 Old U.S. 90 Ln., Sneads, FL

987 6th Ave. • Graceville, FL

(3 doors down from Grady’s Seafood)

CSI

We Fix It ALL • No Job Too Small

Jerry (850) 849-2636

!”

“If You’ve Called the Rest • Now Call The BEST

HALL Roofing, Siding & Building, LLC Residential • Commercial

Real Estate (cont.) 2002 Fleetwood mobile home, needs good cleaning, in Greenwood, Florida, mobile home park, can be moved, $8,000 firm; 693-1680, leave message. Brick home, 3BR/2BA, 1,750 square foot, 1/2 acre lot, new roof, new paint, refinished cabinetry, new flooring, $125,000; 326-0559. 2 adjoining lots, .33 acres each, in Martin Woods subdivision, Chipley, $17,000 each; 726-0109. 3BR/2BA home, large grand room, extra septic, Dogwood Lake area, 5-years-old, $149,000; 768-9502. 100 acres, Pike Pond Road, power & septic tank, on one 50 acre parcel, purchase 1 or both; 814-3724. Brick home, 2-3BR/2BA, home on approximately 13 acres, fenced, pond, close to town, $164,900; 8494203. Recreational Vehicles

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Heavy aluminum fishing boat, 14’ w/stick steering, trolling motor, 5 Years Labor Warranty • Licensed & Insured Garmin fish finder, anchors, large LC # RC 29027412 RB29003513 Free Estimates • 24 Hour Emergency Service SIDNEY HALL storage compartment, 30 HP motor; Serving Jackson, Holmes, Washington & Calhoun Counties 850.526.8441 • 850.569.2021 638-2210 or 703-9853.

Gibbs Concrete Construction, LLC Robby Gibbs

• Driveways (all types) • Footers • House Slabs • Sidewalks • Curbs (all types) • Boat Ramps • Concrete Designs • Fencing • Landscaping • Retainer Walls

Tractor Work

(850) 557-0753 ISSUE JUNE 2013

Brock’s Equipment Service Cottondale • (850) 579-4863 Cell • (850) 573-1863

Excavator, Dozer & Dump Truck Service Land Clearing, Pond Building, Demolition, Site Preparation, Ditch Work, Tree & Debris Removal, Sand & Top Soil

2 used boats, need work, $600 each; 526-2821. 2007 Honda VTX 1300, like new condition, extras & accessories, 6,000 miles; 579-4339. 2006 32’ camper, stove, refrigerator, microwave, AC, double bed, pull outs, table, full bath, $4,000; 593-6638. PAGE 15


Real Estate (cont.) 6 acres, Hwy. 90 in Westville, 3 hundred feet of highway frontage, $30,000; 548-9991. 1988 single wide trailer, 14x66, 2BR/2BA, great condition, $12,000; 557-2151. 1995 16x80 mobile home, all electric, Fleetwood, garden tub, w/ tires & tow on, must move, $18,000 OBO; 579-2728. 13 acres, county maintained road, private, North of Marianna, single wide mobile home, 2 wells/2 septics, 16’x32’ barn, $50,000; 597-3113. 4.5 acres, high/dry on dead end, county maintained road, SE Washington County, financing available, $24,500; 638-1231. Beautiful 1 acre, water front property, on Mill Pond Marianna, near Blue Springs, 210’ water frontage, $75,000; 638-4228. 2004 Fleetwood 14x70 mobile home, single wide, 3BR/2BA, laminate flooring, painted walls, AC, $15,000; 643-6622. 20 acres, Jackson County, will divide, well, septic tank, underground utilities, phone line, two driveways, shed, price negotiable; 658-2841 or 326-1091. 1993 single wide, 2BR/1BA, 2.05 acres, fenced, outbuilding, carport, private, dead end street, some financing, $40,000; 693-0219.

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Food, Fun & Facts Annual Meeting/Member Appreciation Day Held

T

he cooperative held its 76th Annual Meeting/Member Appreciation Day on Saturday, April 27 in Graceville. The annual event took place at the Graceville Civic Center from 8:00 a.m. until Noon. Many activities were available for meeting attendees to participate in throughout the day. This included a health fair with vendors from Northwest Florida Community Hospital, Audibel Hearing, Covenant Hospice, Eye Center South and Southeastern Chiropractic. Quilting demonstrations by Sherry Buckhalter of Quilted Creations in Headland, Alabama and wood turning demonstrations by Carlton Crutchfield and Harry Wheeler were added to the event’s lineup this year. Electrical safety demonstrations were conducted by co-op staff to educate children and adults alike about the dangers of electricity. Pony rides, model helicopters, train rides and face painting activities were also available to entertain the children. Musical entertainment was provided by Four Calvary of Chipley, Florida. 71327002 During the business portion of the day, members heard comments from Representative Jimmy Patronis and Representative Matt Gaetz. WFEC President & CEO, Bill Rimes, also delivered his state of the cooperative address. Rimes talked about the strength of the cooperative and told members he believed putting members first leads to outstanding performance by the cooperative. He also spoke about how important it is for the utility industry and WFEC to embrace improved technology. “In recent years, the remarkable technological breakthrough in unconventional oil and gas production from shale oil in this country has transformed the U.S. energy landscape. The abundance of surging cheap natural gas production has made natural gas a cleaner alternative than coal,” said Rimes. He believes that as the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) continues to impose stringent regulations on utilities, that coal will become more expensive and less competitive. That’s why he believes it is important for WFEC and its power supplier, PowerSouth Energy Cooperative, to diversify its power mix. According to Rimes, it appears that the EPA will close over 50 gigawatts of coal generated power in the next few years. This is a key reason PowerSouth has a share of the $14 billion Vogtle Nuclear Plant currently under construction near Augusta, Georgia, he said. 79704002 Providing a reliable power supply to our members has been a priority of cooperative staff for many years and Rimes believes WFEC is the very best at power restoration in Northwest Florida. “What does taking care of our members really mean in practice, each CURRENT LIGHT FLASHES

W e A re Y our C omplete R ecycler from W hite G oods to S crap M etal Prepared or Unprepared - W e accept it all ! Drive on & pallet scales on premises We also offer roll off services for your scrap metal needs - sizes 10, 20, 30 & 40s (for metal and C&D debris) We Also Buy: Batteries • Alternators • Radiators • Copper & Brass • Aluminum • Air Conditioners • Junk Cars We also have an Al-jon 580 Log Baler for your scrap metal or car crushing needs along with an Overbuilt Car Crusher. Take Hwy. 20 to Blountstown, Florida, make a right on River Street, then left on Hayes Street. We are at the end of the block.

Cumbaa Enterprises • Blountstown, Florida

Miscellaneous (cont.) 16x20 aluminum shed, has 4’ wide door & 4 windows, $3,500, in new condition; 765-9082. 4-215x60k 17” tires, fair condition, $10 each; 2-11.50x15” tires, $20 each; 849-6248. Sports trading cards 1991-1992, over 1,000 cards & sets, all in excellent condition, most in protective sleeves, $300; 956-2813.

“Your Complete Recycler”

(850) 674-8449 or (850) 674-6858

A & W Excavations Owner/Operator: Wesley Griffin

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DILMORE MEATS 2321 Dilmore Rd., Cottondale, FL 32431

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We do custom killing hogs & cattle. Also, processing of your domestic & wild game - hogs, etc... Call for details!

We now offer Vacuum Packaging of your meat products. Call for details

Beef, Pork, Chicken, Fish & Frozen Vegetables

2000 Yamaha 650, V-Star classic 1100 series, 35,000 miles; 2006 cargo trailer generator, $10,000; 482-7317. APHA registered sorrel mare, $700 OBO; Bluegreen timeshare, 5,000 annual points, $2,000 OBO; 5354946. 1977 one ton Chevrolet, 8’x12’ body, needs motor, $850; small, 6-wheel hay rake, $350; 547-2141. Solid round oak table, $30 OBO; 42” Yardman lawn mower deck, good condition, $75; 272-0226. One box of Remington 38 caliber shells, 38/357 shells, Winchester double x buckshot 12 gauge, loads shotgun shells, make offer; 3267572.

4.3 Jimmy motor, Chrysler 6 cylinder; 3.0 Ford transmission; 2.4 Cavalier; 2.8 liter; V-6 transmission; Flowers • 263-3926 327 Chevy; 318 motor & transmission; 352-4003. Fresh Flowers

From Cottondale going South on Hwy. 231 - Turn Right on Dilmore Rd. - 1.5 m. on Left

Beulah Land health foods

Natural Vitamins, Minerals, Herbs, Grains, Personal Care Products 4198B Lafayette St., Marianna • 482-8511

ISSUE JUNE 2013

Open Tues - Sat 7 til 5 Closed Sun & Mon

Multiple Listings

Judy’s

Available w/Advanced Notice

• Funeral Arrangements • Plants • Wreaths & More PAGE 7


BRUCE GLUECK CHEVROLET

Belgium-made Browning shotguns, two A-5 12 gauges, excellent condition; Mod. 2000 12 gauge, new condition, w/2 barrels, $650 each; 573-5135.

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JACK’S

for Specials! PAINTING AND PRESSURE CLEANING Interior • Exterior • Commercial Licensed & Insured • Local Jackson County

For all your fencing needs call

(850) 579-5170

(850) 547-3772 or (850) 768-0641

WATKINS PLUMBING, INC.

C&C Septic & Backhoe Services, Inc.

• 24 Hr. Emergency Service • Reasonable Rates • Excellent Service • Specializing in Service Repair

Licensed & Insured • Lic. # RF11067251 Serving all of Jackson & Washington Counties

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Bomann Fencing

Agricultural Fencing/Satisfaction Guaranteed

(850) 263-9796

• Septic System Inspections • Septic Tanks • Drain Fields • Site Prep • Water Line Installation & Repairs

Office: 850-526-3108

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850-573-0949

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2004 Dodge Caravan, 130,000 miles, Understanding how power is restored after a storm $4,995; 1978 14x66 mobile home, $2,500, must be moved; 352-4407. ummer storms – love them or hate them, they are a reality in Northwest Florida. The storms seem to creep up every warm summer afternoon Green sectional couch, 1 recliner, and ruin outdoor plans. These storms often also cause temporary power 1 lounge, seats 6, good condition, outages. $500 OBO; NordicTrack elliptical, As a member of West Florida Electric Cooperative (WFEC) it is important 3-years-old, $700 OBO; 415-0538. for you to know how the cooperative restores power during outages like the ones caused by summer storms and major hurricanes. The 2013 Atlantic 1989 16’ Tidecraft fiberglass boat, Hurricane Season, which began June 1 and will continue through November w/115 HP motor, $1,500; utility 31, has been predicted to be above average by researchers at Colorado State pole w/fuse & meter box, $150; University. 447-0503. First things first: Report your outage by calling WFEC at (800) 3427400. Remember that during major outages, you might get the cooperative’s 2 bikes, men’s and women’s, 26”, automated system. You may also get a busy signal during large outages due $50 each; 90 organic gardening to a high influx of calls, but keep trying until you get through. Once your outage has been reported, it’s just a matter of waiting until repairs can be books, $50; 535-2215. made. When cooperative staff begin assessing storm damage, they focus on fixing Men’s pants, 34x30, different the biggest problems first, prioritizing repairs according to how quickly and colors, $3 each; ties, $1 each; small propane heaters for workshop, $40; safely they can get the most homes back into service. Step one is clearing a path. Think of the flow of electricity as a river in 535-2972. reverse. It originates at a single ocean of power (a generation plant) and diverges from there into a series of transmission lines, substations, and smaller Rhode Island Red chicks, NPIP, feeder lines until it reaches homes and businesses at a trickle of its original Heritage/Mahogany type, straight strength. Transmission lines, which carry power at high voltages from power run, $3 each; eggs $2/dozen; 849plants to local substations, where the voltage is lowered for safe travel to your 0036. homes, must both be inspected for damage and repaired before any other efforts take place. After all, if the substation linked to your neighborhood’s CKC Toy Poodle, white male w/ power supply is damaged, it doesn’t matter if lineworkers repair every black head & tail; Colt 357 Mark problem near your home – the lights will stay off. 4 revolver, $600; 1896 Remington double barrel shotgun, $1,750; 547- Step two requires bulk efforts. After restoring the flow of power back to local substations, WFEC crews focus on getting power back to the 0448 or 373-3709. greatest number of members. Working out from the substations, line crews concentrate on repairing the three-phase feeder lines (main lines) leading Large Hoveround, $225, Jazzy electric wheelchair, both work good, from the substations first. The closer a home is to a substation, the sooner power will be restored to that home. Next, the first sets of breakers on a $225; 548-5541.

Vernon

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JASPER, FLORIDA

Family Dentistry of Chipley 415-1411 Real Estate (cont.) Family Dentistry of Bonifay 547-9290 Most Insurances Accepted New Chipley Location Cosmetic, General & Family Dentistry

• Veneers • Crowns • Dentures • Cleanings • Whitening • Bonding New & Emergency Patients Welcome

Dr. Ernie Hooper, Dr. John Wilson, Dr. Brian Parker & Dr. Hilary Whitaker 1410-A Brickyard Rd, Chipley ...................................... 415-1411 110 E. North Ave, Bonifay ............................................ 547-9290

Panhandle Pump Repair & Filtration Service What’s in Your Water? John White Owner

3024 Firefly Lane Vernon, FL 32462

40 Years Experience License #2252

Home: (850) 535-1121 Office: (850) 535-9952 Cell: (850) 260-2204

Hector 24 HR Service

Golf Cart Sales & Service

10% Senior Citizen Discount

Xtreme Southern Kustomizing

HANDY MAN SERVICE

General Landscaping Property Management House Pressure Washing & Cleaning FREE Scrap Metal Removal

850-326-6558 ISSUE JUNE 2013

(850) 263-4861 (850) 849-0046

14x70 2BR/2.5BA, on private lot in Sneads; 592-5655 or 593-6838. 10 acres, beautifully wooded, electricity, water, septic, county maintained, end of dead end road, Wild Rose Lane, Chipley; 239-223-9236. 5 acres, Silver Lake in Marianna, old home site, must sell; 352-7969875. Beautiful, large 3BR/2BA, attached 1BR/BA, kitchen, & living room, 1.5 acre, Compass Lake in the Hills, $218,000; 757-709-4031 or 850526-4561. 18.4 acres Southwest of Graceville, off Highway 2 on M. A. Hodges Road; 263-6106 or 260-9781. Brick home, 3BR/2BA, double garage, on 40 acres, cross fenced, barn, pond, many fruit trees, $310,000; 272-3185 or 658-8329. Fixer upper in Chipley, new roof, siding & windows, Campbellton Road, interior stripped upstairs, 5BR/2BA, $50,000 negotiable; 3261512, ask for John.

Woodham Rd., Graceville, FL

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Multiple Listings (cont.) 2 guitars, Martin D18 Acoustic, $600; Martin D28, $2,000; 5928146. 14x60 mobile home, 2BR/2BA, nice condition; 72” sofa, mauve, beige & blue background, made in USA, $125; 593-3326. Bernette 330 sewing machine, $100; misc. quilting aids, material, make offer; Weslo 360R exercise bike, $60; 593-5556. Full-size cross-bed tool box, $50; carpenter framing wall jacks, $150; 4’ glass show case, $50; 594-4838. Pro cutter, w/ a buddy box; Bobwhite (Georgia Giant) quail, 5 weeks old; Northern Bobwhite eggs; 693-1503.

Jackson Farm Well Services

Pressure Washing P &D •Y C -

Patrick Jackson

Serving Jackson County

850-592-9530 or 850-573-6623

Lucas N. Taylor, P.A. • • • • •

Attorney at Law Estate Planning Probate Real Estate Guardianships Personal Injury

Trail Wagon UTV-390cc, Honda motor, approx. 30 hours, $4,500; gelding horse, 8-year-old, rides gentle, $600; 956-5089. Real Estate 1998 28x70 Destiny DWMH, 4.74 acres, new septic, central heat & air, 4 miles to Wal-Mart, Marianna, $80,000; 526-3108 or 573-0949.

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TREE REMOVAL • SMALL TRACK HARVESTING CHIPPER • PRUNING & TRIMMING • AERIAL TRUCK • BOBCAT WORK • HAZARDOUS TREE REMOVAL Stump Removal • stump grinding

A Cut Above

TREE SERVICE LLC

(850) 547-7301

122B South Waukesha Street • Bonifay, FL 32425

L & D Upholstery • Furniture • Auto • Marine • ATV • Canvas

1401 N. Waukeshaw Ave. Bonifay, FL 32425

Louie Pettis Wilfred Pettis (850) 547-0075 (850) 547-4336 (850) 516-1227 (850) 703-9328

2001 Honda Odyssey, $3,800; 30” TV, $40; truck rack, $125; Pioneer speakers, 10” pair, $60; 956-2110. 4-13” rims & tires, $40; electric motors, $30, $60, $90; well 2-stage pump, $60; entertainment center, $100; electric welder, $50; 9562418.

atios

C&C Construction of Northwest Florida, LLC

BUS: (850)415-1217 CELL: (850)573-1270

M&M Welding Supply LLC All Types of

Machines Portable & Shop Arc Mig Tig

Cylinder Rental

Welding Gasses Safety Equipment Helmets Rods Wire

2311 Boswell Rd. • Bonifay, FL 32425

Office: (850) 547-3292 Cell: (850) 373-6171

Golf Carts of Chipley

Golf Carts, Accessories, Batteries

Roofing Specialist

Servicing Northwest Florida & Lower Alabama We specialize in residential & commercial roofing projects. We do new construction, replacement, and repairs for home & business. We do flat, shingle & metal roofs.

Call today for your free quote: FL: CCC1327331

(850) 547-1001

Ellie & Ron’s

Cleaning & Remodeling “If you need it done, we can do it...”

• Cleaning • Rescreening • Remodeling & More

(757) 319-1254 (772) 205-5909

AL: S-44779

415-0003 Tri-county crane $100 per hour service Travel one way

section of line are fixed. Each section is then energized before moving on to the next set of breakers while gradually working out to the single-phase taps. That’s where step three – one-on-one comes into play. After fixing damage blocking power from large pockets of members, WFEC crews focus on repairing single-phase lines. These lines deliver power to transformers outside homes and businesses. This is the final stage of power restoration, requiring a bit more patience. If you notice your neighbors have power while you remain out of service, there might be damage between your home and the transformer on a nearby pole. If you didn’t report your outage earlier, be sure to call your co-op so a line crew can make repairs. There are limits to what the cooperative can repair. You – not WFEC are responsible for damage to the service installation at your homes or businesses. Call a licensed electrician to handle repairs if this is the case. 85698001 Remember that while utilities like WFEC work hard to reduce the impact storms have on power lines, like maintaining ROW and replacing old equipment and poles, it’s good to be prepared for any disaster that might hit your community. Make sure you compile an emergency kit that holds plenty of water (one gallon per person per day and enough for three days), non-perishable food, medicines, can openers, extra batteries, hand sanitizer, flashlights and first aid supplies. You should also have a weather radio or other battery operated radio or television so you can stay up-to-date on the latest information. For more information about how to prepare for storms, visit the “Storm Central” section of our website at www.westflorida.coop.

» text message and email alerts*

» mobile banking

» online banking and bill pay

» eStatements*

» 1 box of standard checks per year

» Mobile eDeposit available*

» ATM fees refunded with receipt*

» 1 non-sufficient funds charge waived per year upon request

» GenGold® membership benefits* » free regular or club savings account with automatic transfer*

6

$

• 15 ton 107 ft. boom

or monthly rental

(850) 547-3698 • Bonifay

Brown Pump Repair CURRENT LIGHT FLASHES

Gentle ponies, trail horses, saddles, blankets, large assortment of tack, registered mares and geldings, horse drawn wagon, horse trailer; 5922494. Dell monitor & keyboard; Dell all-in-one printer; 2 HP DeskJet printers; 2 flatbed scanners, $25 for all; 592-5254. Glider, forest green, good condition, $175; 5’ upright freezer, white, good condition, $150; 592-6921.

best value checking for everyday life*

• Special rates for weekly

638-9355 or 638-7739

Formal gowns, excellent condition, heavily beaded/stylish girl’s dresses, new sizes 3-8 child; mini horses, mares/studs, good personality; 5793978, leave message.

EnhancEd chEcking

Commercial & Residential Use

Lic# RM0048955

Multiple Listings (cont.)

» 1 instant personalized Visa™ Debit Card

/month

chipley 1012 Main St. (850) 638-7892

Bonifay 300 N. Waukesha St. (850) 547-3624

Marianna 2914 Green St. (850) 526-4411

Marianna 4701 Hwy 90 (850) 526-4411

*Enhanced checking: Requires $50 to open. Text Message alerts: Standard text messaging rates apply. eStatements: Paper statements available upon request for Enhanced Checking. aTM Fees: Out of market ATM fees from other banks will be refunded with receipt. gengold® Membership: GenGold® benefits and services subject to change without notice. Some benefits and services may require an additional fee. See www.gengold. com for complete details. club Savings account: This is an interest bearing account. No quarterly service charge. Minimum $10 monthly automatic transfer from Enhanced or Elite is required. Minimum opening balance is $25. Customer chooses May 1 or November 1 distribution date. Early withdrawal penalty is $25. Transfers to another account or 3rd parties by pre-authorized, automatic, telephone transfer limited to 6 per month. The interest rate and APY are subject to change without notice. Account will earn no interest any day the balance falls below $1,000. Fees may reduce earnings. Mobile edeposit: Online banking required and must qualify.

ISSUE JUNE 2013

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Multiple Listings (cont.) 2 guitars, Martin D18 Acoustic, $600; Martin D28, $2,000; 5928146. 14x60 mobile home, 2BR/2BA, nice condition; 72” sofa, mauve, beige & blue background, made in USA, $125; 593-3326. Bernette 330 sewing machine, $100; misc. quilting aids, material, make offer; Weslo 360R exercise bike, $60; 593-5556. Full-size cross-bed tool box, $50; carpenter framing wall jacks, $150; 4’ glass show case, $50; 594-4838. Pro cutter, w/ a buddy box; Bobwhite (Georgia Giant) quail, 5 weeks old; Northern Bobwhite eggs; 693-1503.

Jackson Farm Well Services

Pressure Washing P &D •Y C -

Patrick Jackson

Serving Jackson County

850-592-9530 or 850-573-6623

Lucas N. Taylor, P.A. • • • • •

Attorney at Law Estate Planning Probate Real Estate Guardianships Personal Injury

Trail Wagon UTV-390cc, Honda motor, approx. 30 hours, $4,500; gelding horse, 8-year-old, rides gentle, $600; 956-5089. Real Estate 1998 28x70 Destiny DWMH, 4.74 acres, new septic, central heat & air, 4 miles to Wal-Mart, Marianna, $80,000; 526-3108 or 573-0949.

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Small Bush Hog Jobs

lean up

(850) 557-5715 FULLY INSURED • FREE ESTIMATES

TREE REMOVAL • SMALL TRACK HARVESTING CHIPPER • PRUNING & TRIMMING • AERIAL TRUCK • BOBCAT WORK • HAZARDOUS TREE REMOVAL Stump Removal • stump grinding

A Cut Above

TREE SERVICE LLC

(850) 547-7301

122B South Waukesha Street • Bonifay, FL 32425

L & D Upholstery • Furniture • Auto • Marine • ATV • Canvas

1401 N. Waukeshaw Ave. Bonifay, FL 32425

Louie Pettis Wilfred Pettis (850) 547-0075 (850) 547-4336 (850) 516-1227 (850) 703-9328

2001 Honda Odyssey, $3,800; 30” TV, $40; truck rack, $125; Pioneer speakers, 10” pair, $60; 956-2110. 4-13” rims & tires, $40; electric motors, $30, $60, $90; well 2-stage pump, $60; entertainment center, $100; electric welder, $50; 9562418.

atios

C&C Construction of Northwest Florida, LLC

BUS: (850)415-1217 CELL: (850)573-1270

M&M Welding Supply LLC All Types of

Machines Portable & Shop Arc Mig Tig

Cylinder Rental

Welding Gasses Safety Equipment Helmets Rods Wire

2311 Boswell Rd. • Bonifay, FL 32425

Office: (850) 547-3292 Cell: (850) 373-6171

Golf Carts of Chipley

Golf Carts, Accessories, Batteries

Roofing Specialist

Servicing Northwest Florida & Lower Alabama We specialize in residential & commercial roofing projects. We do new construction, replacement, and repairs for home & business. We do flat, shingle & metal roofs.

Call today for your free quote: FL: CCC1327331

(850) 547-1001

Ellie & Ron’s

Cleaning & Remodeling “If you need it done, we can do it...”

• Cleaning • Rescreening • Remodeling & More

(757) 319-1254 (772) 205-5909

AL: S-44779

415-0003 Tri-county crane $100 per hour service Travel one way

section of line are fixed. Each section is then energized before moving on to the next set of breakers while gradually working out to the single-phase taps. That’s where step three – one-on-one comes into play. After fixing damage blocking power from large pockets of members, WFEC crews focus on repairing single-phase lines. These lines deliver power to transformers outside homes and businesses. This is the final stage of power restoration, requiring a bit more patience. If you notice your neighbors have power while you remain out of service, there might be damage between your home and the transformer on a nearby pole. If you didn’t report your outage earlier, be sure to call your co-op so a line crew can make repairs. There are limits to what the cooperative can repair. You – not WFEC are responsible for damage to the service installation at your homes or businesses. Call a licensed electrician to handle repairs if this is the case. 85698001 Remember that while utilities like WFEC work hard to reduce the impact storms have on power lines, like maintaining ROW and replacing old equipment and poles, it’s good to be prepared for any disaster that might hit your community. Make sure you compile an emergency kit that holds plenty of water (one gallon per person per day and enough for three days), non-perishable food, medicines, can openers, extra batteries, hand sanitizer, flashlights and first aid supplies. You should also have a weather radio or other battery operated radio or television so you can stay up-to-date on the latest information. For more information about how to prepare for storms, visit the “Storm Central” section of our website at www.westflorida.coop.

» text message and email alerts*

» mobile banking

» online banking and bill pay

» eStatements*

» 1 box of standard checks per year

» Mobile eDeposit available*

» ATM fees refunded with receipt*

» 1 non-sufficient funds charge waived per year upon request

» GenGold® membership benefits* » free regular or club savings account with automatic transfer*

6

$

• 15 ton 107 ft. boom

or monthly rental

(850) 547-3698 • Bonifay

Brown Pump Repair CURRENT LIGHT FLASHES

Gentle ponies, trail horses, saddles, blankets, large assortment of tack, registered mares and geldings, horse drawn wagon, horse trailer; 5922494. Dell monitor & keyboard; Dell all-in-one printer; 2 HP DeskJet printers; 2 flatbed scanners, $25 for all; 592-5254. Glider, forest green, good condition, $175; 5’ upright freezer, white, good condition, $150; 592-6921.

best value checking for everyday life*

• Special rates for weekly

638-9355 or 638-7739

Formal gowns, excellent condition, heavily beaded/stylish girl’s dresses, new sizes 3-8 child; mini horses, mares/studs, good personality; 5793978, leave message.

EnhancEd chEcking

Commercial & Residential Use

Lic# RM0048955

Multiple Listings (cont.)

» 1 instant personalized Visa™ Debit Card

/month

chipley 1012 Main St. (850) 638-7892

Bonifay 300 N. Waukesha St. (850) 547-3624

Marianna 2914 Green St. (850) 526-4411

Marianna 4701 Hwy 90 (850) 526-4411

*Enhanced checking: Requires $50 to open. Text Message alerts: Standard text messaging rates apply. eStatements: Paper statements available upon request for Enhanced Checking. aTM Fees: Out of market ATM fees from other banks will be refunded with receipt. gengold® Membership: GenGold® benefits and services subject to change without notice. Some benefits and services may require an additional fee. See www.gengold. com for complete details. club Savings account: This is an interest bearing account. No quarterly service charge. Minimum $10 monthly automatic transfer from Enhanced or Elite is required. Minimum opening balance is $25. Customer chooses May 1 or November 1 distribution date. Early withdrawal penalty is $25. Transfers to another account or 3rd parties by pre-authorized, automatic, telephone transfer limited to 6 per month. The interest rate and APY are subject to change without notice. Account will earn no interest any day the balance falls below $1,000. Fees may reduce earnings. Mobile edeposit: Online banking required and must qualify.

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2004 Dodge Caravan, 130,000 miles, Understanding how power is restored after a storm $4,995; 1978 14x66 mobile home, $2,500, must be moved; 352-4407. ummer storms – love them or hate them, they are a reality in Northwest Florida. The storms seem to creep up every warm summer afternoon Green sectional couch, 1 recliner, and ruin outdoor plans. These storms often also cause temporary power 1 lounge, seats 6, good condition, outages. $500 OBO; NordicTrack elliptical, As a member of West Florida Electric Cooperative (WFEC) it is important 3-years-old, $700 OBO; 415-0538. for you to know how the cooperative restores power during outages like the ones caused by summer storms and major hurricanes. The 2013 Atlantic 1989 16’ Tidecraft fiberglass boat, Hurricane Season, which began June 1 and will continue through November w/115 HP motor, $1,500; utility 31, has been predicted to be above average by researchers at Colorado State pole w/fuse & meter box, $150; University. 447-0503. First things first: Report your outage by calling WFEC at (800) 3427400. Remember that during major outages, you might get the cooperative’s 2 bikes, men’s and women’s, 26”, automated system. You may also get a busy signal during large outages due $50 each; 90 organic gardening to a high influx of calls, but keep trying until you get through. Once your outage has been reported, it’s just a matter of waiting until repairs can be books, $50; 535-2215. made. When cooperative staff begin assessing storm damage, they focus on fixing Men’s pants, 34x30, different the biggest problems first, prioritizing repairs according to how quickly and colors, $3 each; ties, $1 each; small propane heaters for workshop, $40; safely they can get the most homes back into service. Step one is clearing a path. Think of the flow of electricity as a river in 535-2972. reverse. It originates at a single ocean of power (a generation plant) and diverges from there into a series of transmission lines, substations, and smaller Rhode Island Red chicks, NPIP, feeder lines until it reaches homes and businesses at a trickle of its original Heritage/Mahogany type, straight strength. Transmission lines, which carry power at high voltages from power run, $3 each; eggs $2/dozen; 849plants to local substations, where the voltage is lowered for safe travel to your 0036. homes, must both be inspected for damage and repaired before any other efforts take place. After all, if the substation linked to your neighborhood’s CKC Toy Poodle, white male w/ power supply is damaged, it doesn’t matter if lineworkers repair every black head & tail; Colt 357 Mark problem near your home – the lights will stay off. 4 revolver, $600; 1896 Remington double barrel shotgun, $1,750; 547- Step two requires bulk efforts. After restoring the flow of power back to local substations, WFEC crews focus on getting power back to the 0448 or 373-3709. greatest number of members. Working out from the substations, line crews concentrate on repairing the three-phase feeder lines (main lines) leading Large Hoveround, $225, Jazzy electric wheelchair, both work good, from the substations first. The closer a home is to a substation, the sooner power will be restored to that home. Next, the first sets of breakers on a $225; 548-5541.

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Home: (850) 535-1121 Office: (850) 535-9952 Cell: (850) 260-2204

Hector 24 HR Service

Golf Cart Sales & Service

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Xtreme Southern Kustomizing

HANDY MAN SERVICE

General Landscaping Property Management House Pressure Washing & Cleaning FREE Scrap Metal Removal

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14x70 2BR/2.5BA, on private lot in Sneads; 592-5655 or 593-6838. 10 acres, beautifully wooded, electricity, water, septic, county maintained, end of dead end road, Wild Rose Lane, Chipley; 239-223-9236. 5 acres, Silver Lake in Marianna, old home site, must sell; 352-7969875. Beautiful, large 3BR/2BA, attached 1BR/BA, kitchen, & living room, 1.5 acre, Compass Lake in the Hills, $218,000; 757-709-4031 or 850526-4561. 18.4 acres Southwest of Graceville, off Highway 2 on M. A. Hodges Road; 263-6106 or 260-9781. Brick home, 3BR/2BA, double garage, on 40 acres, cross fenced, barn, pond, many fruit trees, $310,000; 272-3185 or 658-8329. Fixer upper in Chipley, new roof, siding & windows, Campbellton Road, interior stripped upstairs, 5BR/2BA, $50,000 negotiable; 3261512, ask for John.

Woodham Rd., Graceville, FL

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Real Estate (cont.) 6 acres, Hwy. 90 in Westville, 3 hundred feet of highway frontage, $30,000; 548-9991. 1988 single wide trailer, 14x66, 2BR/2BA, great condition, $12,000; 557-2151. 1995 16x80 mobile home, all electric, Fleetwood, garden tub, w/ tires & tow on, must move, $18,000 OBO; 579-2728. 13 acres, county maintained road, private, North of Marianna, single wide mobile home, 2 wells/2 septics, 16’x32’ barn, $50,000; 597-3113. 4.5 acres, high/dry on dead end, county maintained road, SE Washington County, financing available, $24,500; 638-1231. Beautiful 1 acre, water front property, on Mill Pond Marianna, near Blue Springs, 210’ water frontage, $75,000; 638-4228. 2004 Fleetwood 14x70 mobile home, single wide, 3BR/2BA, laminate flooring, painted walls, AC, $15,000; 643-6622. 20 acres, Jackson County, will divide, well, septic tank, underground utilities, phone line, two driveways, shed, price negotiable; 658-2841 or 326-1091. 1993 single wide, 2BR/1BA, 2.05 acres, fenced, outbuilding, carport, private, dead end street, some financing, $40,000; 693-0219.

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Food, Fun & Facts Annual Meeting/Member Appreciation Day Held

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he cooperative held its 76th Annual Meeting/Member Appreciation Day on Saturday, April 27 in Graceville. The annual event took place at the Graceville Civic Center from 8:00 a.m. until Noon. Many activities were available for meeting attendees to participate in throughout the day. This included a health fair with vendors from Northwest Florida Community Hospital, Audibel Hearing, Covenant Hospice, Eye Center South and Southeastern Chiropractic. Quilting demonstrations by Sherry Buckhalter of Quilted Creations in Headland, Alabama and wood turning demonstrations by Carlton Crutchfield and Harry Wheeler were added to the event’s lineup this year. Electrical safety demonstrations were conducted by co-op staff to educate children and adults alike about the dangers of electricity. Pony rides, model helicopters, train rides and face painting activities were also available to entertain the children. Musical entertainment was provided by Four Calvary of Chipley, Florida. 71327002 During the business portion of the day, members heard comments from Representative Jimmy Patronis and Representative Matt Gaetz. WFEC President & CEO, Bill Rimes, also delivered his state of the cooperative address. Rimes talked about the strength of the cooperative and told members he believed putting members first leads to outstanding performance by the cooperative. He also spoke about how important it is for the utility industry and WFEC to embrace improved technology. “In recent years, the remarkable technological breakthrough in unconventional oil and gas production from shale oil in this country has transformed the U.S. energy landscape. The abundance of surging cheap natural gas production has made natural gas a cleaner alternative than coal,” said Rimes. He believes that as the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) continues to impose stringent regulations on utilities, that coal will become more expensive and less competitive. That’s why he believes it is important for WFEC and its power supplier, PowerSouth Energy Cooperative, to diversify its power mix. According to Rimes, it appears that the EPA will close over 50 gigawatts of coal generated power in the next few years. This is a key reason PowerSouth has a share of the $14 billion Vogtle Nuclear Plant currently under construction near Augusta, Georgia, he said. 79704002 Providing a reliable power supply to our members has been a priority of cooperative staff for many years and Rimes believes WFEC is the very best at power restoration in Northwest Florida. “What does taking care of our members really mean in practice, each CURRENT LIGHT FLASHES

W e A re Y our C omplete R ecycler from W hite G oods to S crap M etal Prepared or Unprepared - W e accept it all ! Drive on & pallet scales on premises We also offer roll off services for your scrap metal needs - sizes 10, 20, 30 & 40s (for metal and C&D debris) We Also Buy: Batteries • Alternators • Radiators • Copper & Brass • Aluminum • Air Conditioners • Junk Cars We also have an Al-jon 580 Log Baler for your scrap metal or car crushing needs along with an Overbuilt Car Crusher. Take Hwy. 20 to Blountstown, Florida, make a right on River Street, then left on Hayes Street. We are at the end of the block.

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Miscellaneous (cont.) 16x20 aluminum shed, has 4’ wide door & 4 windows, $3,500, in new condition; 765-9082. 4-215x60k 17” tires, fair condition, $10 each; 2-11.50x15” tires, $20 each; 849-6248. Sports trading cards 1991-1992, over 1,000 cards & sets, all in excellent condition, most in protective sleeves, $300; 956-2813.

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Beef, Pork, Chicken, Fish & Frozen Vegetables

2000 Yamaha 650, V-Star classic 1100 series, 35,000 miles; 2006 cargo trailer generator, $10,000; 482-7317. APHA registered sorrel mare, $700 OBO; Bluegreen timeshare, 5,000 annual points, $2,000 OBO; 5354946. 1977 one ton Chevrolet, 8’x12’ body, needs motor, $850; small, 6-wheel hay rake, $350; 547-2141. Solid round oak table, $30 OBO; 42” Yardman lawn mower deck, good condition, $75; 272-0226. One box of Remington 38 caliber shells, 38/357 shells, Winchester double x buckshot 12 gauge, loads shotgun shells, make offer; 3267572.

4.3 Jimmy motor, Chrysler 6 cylinder; 3.0 Ford transmission; 2.4 Cavalier; 2.8 liter; V-6 transmission; Flowers • 263-3926 327 Chevy; 318 motor & transmission; 352-4003. Fresh Flowers

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Natural Vitamins, Minerals, Herbs, Grains, Personal Care Products 4198B Lafayette St., Marianna • 482-8511

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Open Tues - Sat 7 til 5 Closed Sun & Mon

Multiple Listings

Judy’s

Available w/Advanced Notice

• Funeral Arrangements • Plants • Wreaths & More PAGE 7


Miscellaneous (cont.) Flowering baskets, ferns, Begonias, Impatiens, Azaleas, Crepe Mrytle & bushes; 263-0730, please call evenings. 2 armless entrance chairs, offwhite, 19x19 & 41” tall, good condition, $20 each; 326-3616. Millermatic 252 welding machine, no more than 2 hours usage, $2,100, OBO; 372-3197. Large bird cage, black, $40; white bird cage w/play pen on top, $75; metal swing, $30; 547-4114. 18’x30’ portable building, w/heat & air, $4,500, you move; 592-4009 or 592-4008, after 6:00 p.m. Honda Big Red 1985-1986 parts, 2 new side case gears w/housing, & rims; 592-4798. Fresh figs, $12/gallon, taking orders; 592-8769, Charlie Johnston. 1968 Johnson 6 HP outboard motor, runs great, $200; 593-4492. 4’x15’ Intex pool, above ground, 2-years-old, good condition, upgraded pump, w/wooden stairs & plastic ladder, & w/equip. $150; 638-2324. Pole barn, completely enclosed, 20x20, can be used for storage or 2 horse stalls, must be dis-assembled, $1,500 OBO; 638-8544. Miniature statue of Will Rogers, 21 1/2” tall, need to see to appreciate; 638-9587.

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Employee Profile: Debra Kamke Name: Debra Kamke Title: Manager, Personnel & Benefits Education: I attended Troy University and Chipola College Family: My husband, Gary, and I have two children. One son, Casey and his wife Jessica, and a daughter, Kelli Career Highlights/ Accomplishments: I began my employment at the cooperative as an office clerk and after a few years, I became a cashier. In 1990, I applied for and was given the opportunity to become a personnel Kamke was awarded the cooperative’s Presidential Service specialist working with award in 2012. This award recipient is chosen by the President & CEO for exemplifying loyal, dedicated, Mattie Armstrong, the committed and sacrificial service to West Florida Electric Manager of the Personnel Cooperative and its members. Department. I learned a lot from her and each day was a learning experience. In 1996, due to Mattie’s sudden and unexpected death, I became the Manager, Personnel & Benefits. This was when I really began digging for information and reading anything that had anything to do with the field of Human Resources. This has been an enjoyable and rewarding field to work in and I am glad that God directed me down this path. 57608002 Hobbies: I enjoy working outdoors with plants and flowers and sewing. I really enjoy making quilts and other gift items and love to give homemade gifts. Length of Service: I began working at WFEC on April 15, 1974 so I have been here 39 years. Who is your hero/role model and why? Russell Dunaway has been my boss for most of the years that I have worked at the cooperative. He has always set a good example and has been a good mentor. He is a good person to bounce ideas off of and usually gives a unique perspective to any situation. What is your favorite quote or saying? “People are more important than things.” Is there anything else you’d like to share? West Florida Electric Cooperative has been an important part of my life. The cooperative has given me many opportunities to grow, not only as an employee, but also as a person. The employees at West Florida Electric are the best and I am grateful to have such a great place to work. CURRENT LIGHT FLASHES

and every day? It means knowing you really well, caring about you deeply and being there for you when you need help – especially when power needs to be restored,” said Rimes. WFEC members registered for door prizes and enjoyed a great meal provided by Gary’s Southern Grill. Complimentary soft drinks were served throughout the day by cheerleaders from Altha School. Eddie Mosley of Chipley won a gift basket stocked full of energy efficiency products while Ellie Garvine of Bonifay also took home a gift basket from the event. All members had the opportunity to win a variety of prizes from electric grills, small appliances to electronics and more.

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Real Estate (cont.) 2002 Fleetwood mobile home, needs good cleaning, in Greenwood, Florida, mobile home park, can be moved, $8,000 firm; 693-1680, leave message. Brick home, 3BR/2BA, 1,750 square foot, 1/2 acre lot, new roof, new paint, refinished cabinetry, new flooring, $125,000; 326-0559. 2 adjoining lots, .33 acres each, in Martin Woods subdivision, Chipley, $17,000 each; 726-0109. 3BR/2BA home, large grand room, extra septic, Dogwood Lake area, 5-years-old, $149,000; 768-9502. 100 acres, Pike Pond Road, power & septic tank, on one 50 acre parcel, purchase 1 or both; 814-3724. Brick home, 2-3BR/2BA, home on approximately 13 acres, fenced, pond, close to town, $164,900; 8494203. Recreational Vehicles

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Tractor Work

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Brock’s Equipment Service Cottondale • (850) 579-4863 Cell • (850) 573-1863

Excavator, Dozer & Dump Truck Service Land Clearing, Pond Building, Demolition, Site Preparation, Ditch Work, Tree & Debris Removal, Sand & Top Soil

2 used boats, need work, $600 each; 526-2821. 2007 Honda VTX 1300, like new condition, extras & accessories, 6,000 miles; 579-4339. 2006 32’ camper, stove, refrigerator, microwave, AC, double bed, pull outs, table, full bath, $4,000; 593-6638. PAGE 15


Rec. Vehicles (cont.)

OLEN BARFIELD

Affordable seamless gutters

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Efficient & portable bandsaw can cut your trees into lumber on your site with minimal sawdust waste.

2007 1700 Yamaha Roadstar 1670cc, excellent condition, one owner, loaded, 5,800 miles, $6,250 call; 638-8182 or 849-3283, after 4:00 p.m.

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14’ aluminum boat, indoor/outdoor carpet, lots of accessories, trolling motor 10/5 speed, trailer & live well, $900 firm; 703-0363, Freddie.

MOBILE HOME PARTS RV SUPPLIES & TRUCK ACCESSORIES UTILITY BUILDINGS

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Vehicles

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2006 Chevrolet Colorado, extended cab, silver, one owner, 22,000 miles, excellent condition, $10,900; 956-4249.

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1991 Dodge D-350 Dually, Cummings turbo diesel, runs great, starts, shifts & drives good, new paint, pulls strong, $2,650 OBO; 381-7145.

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1999 Suzuki Intruder 1500 VL, loaded, 14,000 miles, excellent condition, $7,500 OBO; 557-0019.

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1999 Silverado, $3,000 OBO; 5730975. 2007 Kia Sedona minivan, leather, loaded, sunroof, less than 54,000 miles, $12,300; 768-0492.

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Covered Porch

2,508 Sq. Ft. $137,940.00

West Florida Turf SOD

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On the FarmDelivered or Installed 850-638-4860 • Cellular 415-0385 Est. 1980

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Snapper lawn mower; 352-4274. Massey Ferguson finishing mower, 5’, good condition, $1,200 OBO cash only; 547-2885. Rye grass & clover rolls, wellfertilized, $30/roll; 547-5172 or 703-9329. Husqvarna big wheel walk-behind mower, self-propelled; 547-9357. Rhode Island Red roosters, $15, hens, $10, chicks, $3, & eggs, $2.50/dozen; 583-1278. Entertainment center, $75; 638-4030. Green queen size sofa sleeper, made in Hickory, South Carolina, excellent condition, $100, serious call only; 638-8412. Six dining chairs, padded seats, clear finish on beautiful wood, $10 each or all for $50; 762-3388. Fertilize spreader, 300 pound w/3 point hitch, $300; manual rebar cutter w/bender, $150; 762-8897, after 5:00 p.m.

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Automobile Repair & Service • Small Engine Repair Alternator, Starter & Generator Repair or Sales Authorized Interstate Battery Dealer 2737 Highway 90, Cottondale, FL David Toole (850) 352-2010 Howard Glass

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O’Neal’s Dozer Service, Inc.

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and Auto Electric Service

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Retro Repair

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2007 Yukon XL-FLT, leather, sunroof, DVD, 150,000 miles, $18,000; 527-9351.

1977 Trans Am show car, unrestored, rare color combination, motor size 400, $14,000; 557-1360.

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Miscellaneous Fresh eggs, $2 for 18 eggs, $3.50 for two dozen, Grand Ridge; 2090474, ask for Brandi.

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Ag Sprayers Sprayer Repair Parts Baler Twine

Hay Baler & Equipment Repair Mike Fears

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Antiques/Collect. (cont.)

WFEC’s commitment to the communities it serves is evident in the support it provides to local non-profit organizations and events. Antique glassware, Fire King, Early Participating in youth programs like Youth Tour and conducting electrical safety demonstrations in our schools are just a few of the ways West Florida American, Star of David, stars & Electric also shows its concern for the community. The cooperative’s new bars; wash pot; 263-1648. community recognition program for volunteers, “Power of One,” is also Various Antiques; 547-2719. a great example of this. WFEC also strives to be an active partner in the economic development community of each of the counties it serves. Doing our part to educate members about electrical safety and energy Home/Farm efficiency is also very important to the cooperative. Its staff strives to implement programs that will benefit our members - programs like the Seed, Cert. AU Sand Mountain new Home Efficiency Loan Program (HELP) and the Heat Pump Rebate Bahia Grass or Cert. Tifton 9 Bahia Program. The Home Efficiency Loan Program helps our members finance Grass, Browntop Millet; Paulk energy efficiency improvements such as heating and cooling systems, Farms at 547-9408. insulation, sealing, ventilation, water heating, windows and doors. The Heat Pump Rebate Program provides rebates to our members for the Sectional couch, 3 sections, tan, fair purchase of qualifying high-efficiency heat pumps to replace lowercondition, 4-years-old, $300 OBO; efficiency units. Programs like these illustrate that the cooperative strives to 316-737-1980. be here to serve its members and help them as much as possible. A ‘touchstone’ is a measure of quality and value. Touchstone Energy Computer desk, light color, one was selected as the most effective name for communicating the unique drawer, two shelves, $50; 260-4202. characteristics that convey the special nature of cooperatives. West Florida Electric strives to remain a ‘touchstone’ and maintain the values and Square bale peanut hay; 263-3427. characteristics as a member of the Touchstone Energy® Cooperatives family. 72” 4 blade Scorpion finish mower for tractor, $750; 263-4492, Dave.

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You Pick Blueberries Opening June 1 Tuesday - Sunday 9 a.m. - 6 p.m.

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Florida Meter Pole Company, Inc. Contact Rick at 526-2183 or Anthony Register at 547-5600 Toll Free (888) 593-3415 Day or Night

Jones Concrete 30 yrs. experience

House Slabs • Pole Barns • Driveways Sidewalks • Retaining Walls • Loading Docks

Free Estimates – Reasonable Rates

Travis (H) 592-1934 (C) 693-5812

• Refrigeration • Heating & Cooling • Ice Machines • Residential/Commercial

License Number: RM14016919

For Service Call: (850) 263-3427 or Cell: (850) 326-0330

B urn Barrels For Sale & Saw Sharpening

547-3550

Bush Well Drilling

Pump Sales & Service • Irrigation Systems • Water Treatment

Mulching, Excavation, Land Clearing

850-263-8064

• Cell:

850-573-1229

B rian ’ s H eating & C ooling , I nc .

Welding/Fabrication LLC Mobile Welding

Chris Peacock

Charles Peacock

(863) 673-7992 (863) 228-3349 Office

Morris Earnest 850.849.6199

(850) 547-4197

For more information please visit- www.a1-gates.com

1889 Hwy. 177, Bonifay, FL 32425

surveyor

Florida Licensed Surveyor since 1969

Roger Lonsway

!!

Clean up the Country side. Turn your Trash into Cash!

Wright’s Recycling • 1928 Edenfield Dr. • Grand Ridge, FL • (850) 592-2634 CURRENT LIGHT FLASHES

Mobile: 260-5438

Scott’s Heartland Stump Grinding Free Estimates

Automobile, can make payments, Grand Ridge; 394-6876.

Dry clay or gravel pit, near Marianna, buy or lease; 718-7336.

Someone to bale about 10 acres, of fertilized, Tifton 9 hay on halves in Bonifay; 849-0036.

Lic. #RA0067127

The family of Tillman (Buddy) McCroan would like to thank everyone for all the prayers, food, cards, flowers, and acts of kindness during the loss of our dear loved one. He was a joy and blessing to everyone.

(850)535-1019

CLF Free Ad Policy (Limited to one ad per household) WFEC publishes free classified ads in the Current Light Flashes as a service to its members. The following limitations apply: 1) Ads must be 20 words or less and must be legible, with an active electric account number at the top. 2) Ads exceeding 20 words are subject to elimination. 3) Submit ads to the Graceville office by the 5th of the month to appear in the following month’s issue. (Example: An ad arriving by Jan. 5 will appear in the Feb. CLF) 4) Ads for services & businesses are not free. Service businesses include, but are not limited to, pet or livestock breeders or stud services, rentals, baby-sitting, etc. 5) Any buying or selling on a regular basis will be considered a business. On-going garage sales & the sale of similar items on a repeated basis do not qualify for free advertising. 6) WFEC may refuse to publish any ad. 7) You may submit your ad online at www.westflorida.coop. WFEC will not accept ads over the phone.

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Old lawn mowers, weed eaters, chain saws, scrap iron, & canning jars; 272-0226.

Thank You

Call: (850) 573-0167 or (850) 548-4750

Home Office: 638-7412

We now have drive-on scales! Comp etit We also have 20 & 30 yard drop off containers for metal only Price ive s

We buy the following & more ... • Junk Cars • Copper & Brass • Aluminum • Air Conditioners • Lead • Stainless Steel • Insulated Wires • Radiators • Alternators • Batteries

• New Systems • Repair & Maintenance • Free Estimates/Second Opinions on Major Repairs

Rock band seeking musicians & singer, Bonifay, Caryville, Vernon area; 547-2761.

Canning jars, quarts & pints, any kind filled or empty; 768-1746.

Since 1969 • Licensed & Insured

Office:

Wanted

ATV 4x4 side-by-side, to trade for Grizzly 660; 693-1503.

Serving Washington, Jackson & Holmes Counties

Take Hwy. 90 to Grand Ridge, South on Hwy. 69 to Shady Grove (69A) and turn left, we are the first drive on the left.

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125 - Amp Power Pole $179.95

William Crutchfield Enterprises, Inc.

“Honesty is Job One”

We Now Buy White Goods, Scrap Metal & Prepared Steel

ap g Scr Buyin s & r Now ute Comp Boards it Circu

200-Amp Power Pole $269.95

CLF Free Ad Form Please Type or Print Neatly. Name Acct. # St. Address/P.O. Box City Phone # For Sale • Wanted • Free • Thank You • Lost (circle one)

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Thank You (cont.)

Community Calendar

The family of Joel A. Toole would like to thank everyone for their prayers, help, support, food and donations during our time of loss. We loved Joel very much, as many others did, and he will be missed greatly. Thank you all for everything. May God bless each and every one of you.

Senior Singles Get-Together The last Friday of each month @ The Gazebo Café in Marianna at 6:00 p.m. Free food, drinks, gifts and speakers. Donations are accepted. For more info, contact Lillian at 526-4561.

Additions • Repairs Remodels

Sausage Making, Meat Curing & Smoking Class Tuesday, June 25, 6:00-8:00 p.m., at Wausau Town Hall, 1607 2nd Avenue, Wausau. This class provides a hands-on opportunity to learn the basics of sausage making, meat curing, and smoking.  We’ll demonstrate the entire process from what types and cuts of meats to choose, selecting your spices, discuss food safety and proper handling of raw meats, show how to properly stuff your sausages, explain different curing methods, and discuss the various woods used in smoking.  We’ll also include a question and answer session to cover any specific issues or concerns. Registration fee is $5 and includes class materials. Space is limited. PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. Contact the Washington County Extension Office, 850-638-6265 or the Holmes County Extension Office, 850-547-1108 for more information and to register. Panhandle Watermelon Festival – Free Admission All Weekend Website: www:panhandlewatermelon.com Friday, June 28, 2013 • Pal’s Park, Chipley – Gates open at 5:00 p.m. Joe Diffie, Grammy award winning country music legend and Andy Griggs will be in concert. Bring your lawn chairs for a night of family fun (no coolers allowed) concessions will be provided on site. Saturday, June 29, 2013 Chipley

Window Replacements 7:00 a.m. Pancake Breakfast – Shrine Club; 7:30 a.m. Hot Trot 5K Run; Lic#: RR282811643 Owner Chris Krauser

(850) 260-9019

(850) 263-4786

We Make & Repair Window Screens!

10:00 a.m. Parade; 12:00 (noon) Big Watermelon Auction (Ag Center) 1:30 p.m. Dailey & Vincent Concert -- 2013 Grammy Award Winning Bluegrass Group –Ag Center Auditorium Complete lineup and additional information, please visit the watermelon website or follow us online at www.facebook.com/ PanhandleWatermelonFestival, on twitter www.twitter.com/ PanhandleWatermelon.

Tharpe’s Pool Repair & Maintenance 30 Years Experience

Fiberglass Screen • Aluminum Screen

Beauchamp Hardware 8031 Hwy. 90 Sneads, FL 32460

(850) 593-6576 PAGE 18

Pool Maintenance for the Summer $150/mo. (within 40 miles of Marianna) Professional Pool Liners Installed: 18x36 - $2,800 24 hr. y Emergenc 16x32 - $2,600 rvice Start-up Se 20x40 - $3,200 + tax; additional charge for bottom work

573-6828

• Salt generators • Pool Filters • Pumps • Uses New Motors

Tours for Seniors:

World’s Longest Yard Sale • Aug. 1-4 (starting in Gadsden, AL)

Christmas in New York • Dec. 1-8 Christmas Lights Tour • Dec. 13-15 New Orleans, LA Cruise on a Steamboat; Natchez, MS

Tournament of Roses Parade

Los Angeles, Grand Canyon, Las Vegas, Sedona

Dec. 29-Jan. 8, 2014

For More Information:

Merita Stanley (850) 594-9980

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What it Means to be a Touchstone Energy® Cooperative It’s more than a logo...

T

ouchstone Energy® Cooperatives, the branding program of the nation’s electric co-ops turns 15 this year. West Florida Electric Cooperative (WFEC) has been a proud member of the brand since 1999, and we’re not alone. Touchstone Energy Cooperatives represent a network of 741 co-ops serving 30 million members in 46 states, all committed to improving the quality of life for families and businesses in the communities we serve. But what does it mean to be a member? Starting with a single TV commercial in 1998, Touchstone Energy Cooperatives now provides co-ops like WFEC with more than 50 powerful programs and tools we would not be able to offer without their support. It’s the cooperative advantage at work. You are part of a nationwide alliance of electric cooperatives focused on one thing—making communities stronger while delivering safe, reliable, and affordable power. 43126003 Launched April 4, 1998, the brand constantly evolves to better meet the needs of co-ops. Touchstone Energy Cooperatives’ programs support communications, economic development, community engagement, and residential energy programs. At WFEC, we promote the brand by participating in the “Together We Save” energy efficiency program. This program helps us educate our members about energy efficiency measures they can make to keep their energy bills more affordable. In fact, according to TogetherWeSave.com, WFEC members who have visited the website and used the energy-saving applications have saved nearly $35,000 by making low cost or no-cost energy efficiency improvements to their homes. Being a part of the Touchstone Energy® family means that WFEC is dedicated to serving members with accountability, integrity, innovation, and commitment to community—core values all Touchstone Energy Cooperatives share. WFEC demonstrates accountability and integrity by striving to do what is best for all members, not a particular subset or group. In fact, as a cooperative, WFEC is run by a board of trustees elected democratically by YOU, the members. Each board member represents your voice when making policy decisions. Being fiscally responsible is another way the cooperative shows accountability and integrity to its members. By returning capital credits to members, it demonstrates that the cooperative doesn’t aim to make a profit. The goal is to provide members with electricity at a price that is as close to cost as possible. Being at the forefront of innovation and technology is also very important to WFEC. Your co-op was one of the first in the State of Florida to install AMI (advanced metering infrastructure) and AMR (automated meter reading) technology. These technologies have helped improve outage response times, reduced transportation expenses and allowed members to monitor their electricity use more closely while providing them with up-to-date account balance information. The cooperative also continues to upgrade lines and equipment to help reduce outage time and improve system reliability. 63726017 (continued on next page)

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CLASSIFIEDS Animals/Livestock Two squirrel dogs, will trade for Boer nanny goat; bottle baby lamb, will trade for bottle baby Boer nanny goat; 263-1182. Pacer, excellent buggy horse, $600; 381-3389. Black Angus bulls, registered, low birth weight, have great temperament, southern raised, $2,500; 482-3557. Pekinese, 3 males, 1 female; 548-5681. German Shepherd puppies, $100 each, ready end of May; 548-5067. Aussie puppies & Australian Shepherd pups, looking for a good home; 585-9302. AKC Norwich puppies, ready for homes, first week in June, males & females available; 638-4959. Red nose Pit Bull, almost 2-yearsold, good catch dog; 658-6017. Morkie puppies; Cocker Spaniel puppies; 849-0195. Antiques/Collectibles Antique barber chair, circa 1941 Koken, great condition, Panama City, Florida, $1,500; 954-593-8688. Local Telephone Prefixes Alford 579 Altha 762 Bascom/Malone 569 Blountstown 674, 237 Bonifay 547 Caryville 548 Chipley 638, 415 Cottondale 352 Graceville 263

Grand Ridge 592 Greenwood 594 Marianna 482, 526 Ponce de Leon 836 Sneads 593 Sunny Hills 773 Vernon 535 Westville 956

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USPS: 702-990 | ISSN: 1042-7767 | VOL 63, NO 6 Current Light Flashes is the official voice of West Florida Electric Cooperative Association, Inc., a member-owned Touchstone Energy® cooperative serving Calhoun, Holmes, Jackson, and Washington counties. It is published and printed in-house monthly in the Graceville office as a service to the Co-op’s members. Periodicals postage is paid at Graceville, Fla.

B A Buildings C K WandO Truss O DLLC. S

Attention Members: West Florida Electric Right of Way Clearing Crews will be cutting & trimming right of ways in the following area(s) during the month of

Rhonda Byrd-Lee, Manager of Energy Services, presented Eddie Mosley with an energy efficiency gift basket.

MYRON HUDSON District 9 | Board Chairman JOHN C. PATRICK District 3 | Vice Chairman JOE E. RONE District 8 | Secretary Treasurer ELLIS NICOLS District 1

Ellie Garvin of Bonifay also received a nice gift basket at the event.

EUGENE ALFORD District 2 CHARLES HOLMAN District 4 A.C. MILES District 5

JUNE Grand Ridge

CBC1257046 backwoodsbuildings@yahoo.com

24x36x10

Any Size Available

$2,995.00

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with Galvalume Installed Add color for $300 **Prices are for galvalume metal, color metal available for slightly more, call for a free estimate. Prices are for AG kits only, this price does not include engineered drawings or any extra bracing, rebar or permit fees. Special pricing limited to a 75 mile radius of Chipley, FL. Prices subject to change w/o notice. Permitting NOT included.

FREE ESTIMATES!

850-676-4903 • 1240 South Blvd. Chipley, FL

GEORGE CLAYTON OWENS District 6 RANDY BUSH District 7 FRANK E. BONDURANT Attorney WILLIAM S. RIMES President & Chief Executive Officer CANDACE CROFT Communications Specialist BRIAN BUCKALEW Printer/Graphic Designer Notification Statement Notice is hereby given that the West Florida Electric Cooperative Association, Inc. board of trustees regularly meets on the fourth Tuesday of each month, unless special circumstances warrant a change. Main Business and Publications Offices 5282 Peanut Road Graceville, Florida 32440-0127 (850) 263-3231 or 1-800-342-7400 Subscription Rate Cooperative members, $2.50 per year Non-members, $6.00 per year Change of Address Notices POSTMASTER: Send address changes to Current Light Flashes P. O. Box 127 Graceville, Florida 32440-0127 DISCLAIMER: Although paid advertisements may appear in West Florida Electric (WFEC) publications in print, online, or in other electronic formats, WFEC does not endorse the advertised product, service, or company, nor any of the claims made by the advertisement.

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Quilting demonstrations by Sherry Buckhalter of Quilted Creations were held throughout the day.

Wood turning demonstrations were also conducted for WFEC members by Harry Wheeler (pictured) and Carlton Crutchfield (not pictured).

Would you like to see your ad appear here with a SPLASH of color? The ad rates are cheaper than you’d expect. Call Brian Buckalew or Candace Croft today at 263-3231 to get your ad on the next cover* of the Current Light Flashes! *Cover constitutes inside front & back as well as outside back cover. Front cover is not allocated for commercial ad space.

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This is Why We Do What We Do (page 8)

What it Means to be a Touchstone Energy® Cooperative

...pg 3-4

Employee Profile

... pg 6

Food, Fun & Facts

... pg 14-15

Local Classifieds

... pg 3-17

Community Calendar

...pg 18


June 2013