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PAGE 2 THE FLORALA NEWS- WEDNESDAY, MARCH 28, 2012 ] Florala Police D00p0000tm00nt I Florala to receive funds.from ADOT ARREST REPORT The Town of Florala will efits as ated wth walk pedestrian facflitms by de Transportation, Education, receive almost $121,000 ing, biking and exercising signing on-street improve- and PublicHealth. For more from the Alabama Depart- ment of Transportation as part of Alabama's Safe Routes to School program. The SRTS program en- courages and enables more children in Grades K-8 to safely walk and bicycle to school in their community. SRTS helps communities promote the health ben- The Florala Police Department reported no arrests for the week of March 20-26, 2012. Christopher Johnson - Possession of a Controlled Sub- stance; Possession of Brug Paraphernalia Curtis Luke Chambers - Criminal Trespassing, 3rd De- gree Murray Singleton Vonredlich - DUI, 2nd Degree Gerald Wade Parker - Possession of Marijuana, 2nd De- gree; Possession of Drug Paraphernalia COVINGTON COUNTY E-911 Report For Florala Area MARCH 20 .2:54 a.m. - North Creek Rd. -Alarm: House Burglar 8:12 a.m. - Evans Brown Funeral Home @ 2:45 - Escort: Funeral (out 54 to Geneva County) 8:42 a.m. - Fourth St. - Medical Emergency 10:59 a.m. - Fifth Ave., Florala Memorial Hospital - Patient Trans- fer 2:37 p.m.-AL Highway 55 - Fire: Grass 7:12 p.m. - Red Oak Rd. - Disturbance: General MARCH 21 12:58 a.m. - Dragonfly Rd. - Suspicious Activity 3:26 a.m. - Rappahannock Ave. - Unauthorized Use of Vehicle 7:09 a.m. - Still Pond Rd. and Harbuck Bradley Rd. - Criminal Mis- chief 9:15 a.m. - Fifth - 911 Hang up 10:50 a.m. -AL Highway 55 - Testing: Phone Company 11:37 a.m. - Montgomery St. - Testing: Phone Company 12:50 p.m. - Chippeway St., Lockhart - Unauthorized Use of Ve- hicle 2:09 plm. - Seventh Ave. - Arrest 2:55 p.m. - Seventh Ave..-Arrest 4:01 p.m. - Fifth Ave. - Patient Transfer 4:46 p.m. - Florala -Arrest 9:17 p.m. - Goldenrod Ave. - Patient Transfer 10:10 p.m. - Fifth Ave. - Standby: Fire MARCH 22 12:51 a.m. - Fifth Ave., Florala Memorial Hospital- Patient Trans- fer 12:57 a.m. - Fifth Ave., Florala Memorial Hospital - Standby: Fire 9:56 a.m. - Oneida St. - Suspicious Vehicle: Occupied 11:46 a.m. - Water Tank, Lockhart - Reckless Driver 12:24 p.m. - Caton Rd. - Burglary: In Progress 3:27 p.m. - Water Tank, Lockhart - Reckless Driver 3:43 p.m. - SixthAve. - Burglary: Past Tense 3:45 p.m. -AL Highway 55 - Fire: Woods MARCH 23 10:40 a.m. r Fifth St. -Alarm: House Burglar 10:42 a.m. - Sixth Ave. - Animal: Loose 1:43 p.m. - Fifth St. - Harassing Communications 8:27 p.m. - Fourth St. - Information MARCH 25 12:45 a.m. - Big Farm Rd. and Chance Rd. - Suspicious Activity 3:18 a.m. - Thorn Rd. - 911 Hang up 12:50 p.m. -Alabama St., Lockhart - Citizen Complaint 1:16 p.m. - Fourth St. - Medical Emergency 4:24 p.m. - Goldenrod Ave., Florala Health and Rehab - Patient Transfer 5:41 p.m. - Eighth Ave. - Medical Emergency 7:25 p.m. - Naomi - 911 Hang up 3/26/12 12:10 a.m. - Eason Rd. - Suspicious Activity 8:23 a.m. - Sixth St. @ 2:40 - Escort: Funeral 1:49 p.m. Caton Rd.- Assault Ycu could win this 2006 Chevrolet Silverado pickup at the CEC Annual Membership Meeting on Thursday, April 5. ,, ........... .......... by providing funding to im- prove pedestrian conditions around schools. Alabama schools and communities can submit SRTS funding proposals to the Alabama Department of Transportation that address roadway and safety issues such as congestion within school zones and inadequate ments to make traveling to school safer. To apply for fund- ing, contact ALDOT at 334-353-6403. The applica- tion deadline for the 2012 school year is March 31, 2012. Alabama's SRTS pro- gram is supported by the Alabama Departments of information on Safe Routes to Schools, visit www.adph. org/srts. AL]oT'S mission is to provide a safe, efficient, en- vironmentally sound trans- portation network across Alabama. For additional information, visit WCSO provides tip line for community and tips are not just for nar- cotic related activity, but other illegal actions as well. information a person can give, the further the inves- tigation can go, which leads to making better cases. The Walton County Sheriffs Office (WCSO) an- nounced today that they now have an automated tip line up and running. Any- one in the community, can call the tip line and leave a message. Callers are not required to leave their name Lt. Bruce Maddox said that the tip line is a way The tip line number for the community to get in- is (850) 951-4920. Call- volved in helping the sher- ers may request to speak iffs office and that the more with an investigator by Did you forget to pay? The Tri-Cities Chamber of Commerce dues need to be paid. Anyone who has forgotten to pay their dues, there is still time. The Chamber holds its monthly meetings on the first Monday of the month at 6 p.m. in the Ladies' Clubhouse on Wildflower Avenue. Meetings last less than an hour. Categories of membership are (1) business, $50; (2) fam- ily membership, $25; and (3) individual membership, $15. Join ranks with Florala, Lockhart and Paxton businesses and professional men and women who are working togeth- er to improve the quality of life for citizens. Mail checks to the Tri-Cities Chamber of Commerce, 1135 Fourth Street, Florala, Alabama or call 334-858-6252 for more information. Join your friends and fellow business leaders in helping to promote the tri-eities area. Remember you do not have to own a business or even be employed to join as an indi- vidual member. Chamber participation is a wonderful way to wisely spend some of your retirement time. Dumpsters to be open Residents of the City of Florala will be allowed to have access to the City's dumpsters at the City Yard, 1815 9th Street, from the hours of 12 noon to 4 p.m. on Thursdays only to discard small amounts of household items and yard debris. No hazardous materials or tires will be allowed to be discarded. If further information is required, contact City Hall. Brian Free and Assurance, a nationally recognized gospel group, will entertain the Crowd during this year's meeting. Local gospel group, Fresh Anointing of Andalusia, will also entertain at the CEC Annual Meeting. O Covington Electric Cooperative, Inc. A Touckstone Energy Cooperative leaving a call back num- ber. Others are asked to leave a message detailing the location of the criminal activity, vehicle and sus- pect physical descriptions, and detail as to the crimi- nal activity taking place. Recipe of the Week PEANUT BUTTER CAKE 2 sticks butter 1/2 c. Crisco 1/2 c. crunchy peanut butter 1-8 oz. pkg. cream cheese 3 c. sugar 6 eggs 3 c. plain flour 2 t. baking powder 1 t. vanilla Cream butter and Crisco. Add peanut butter and softened cream cheese. Add sguar, then eggs. Mix well. Sift flour and baking powder together. Add to creamed mixture. Add vanilla. Pour into greased tube pan. Bake at 275-300 for 1-1/2 hours or tmtil done. Remove from pan and pour on glaze. ROSE, FROM FRONT d. Miss Margaret George died on August 9, 1911, at the age of 16 years and four months, her parents are Mr. and Mrs. T.J. George. L.A. Free was at Samson this week. S.M. Quick was in An- dalusia Tuesday. Miss Trudie Bannis- ter visited Laurel Hill this l wee, $tJr  , I Mr. and Mrs. J.R. Shep- $ fffftH Jr P._ herd was at DeFuniak last Friday. J.W. Patterson of Andalu- If you or someone you know has developed bladder cancer after taking the diabetes drug Act0s you may be able to file a claim agianst Actos manufacturer Takeda Pharmaceuticals for compensation. Damages may include medical expenses, toss of income, and pain and suffering. Other side effects may include: worsening of some heart problems may cause liver disease may cause bone fractures may cause vision problems may cause abdominal pain Call us toll free today for a free confidential consultation. GIBBS & SELLERS Attorneys at Law sia was here Saturday. W.H. Mapoles of Laurel Hill was at Florala Tues- day. C.M. Dozier, who is teach- ing 8 miles from town, was here Saturday. Mrs. G.W. Reeves is on a visit to relatives in Hart- ford. Mrs. Will Galloway of East Florala is visiting South Carolina. H.A. Hughes and wife, Jno. T. Echols are in New York. Mrs. Mason residing in the southern part of town has been ill. Grady McDaniel who has been sick is back on duty. 14 September, 1911 - Misses Tommie and Ma- mie Davis had a surprise party on Monday night. Miss Birdie Hughes threw a party on her home on Fifth Street, Miss Tommie Davis wore a lovely gown. Score cards were passed out by lit- tle Miss Inez Hughes. Score was kept by Miss Winnie Sheppard. 5 October 191i - Grady McDaniel has re- turned from Georgia. Grady McDaniel will leave Saturday for a busi- ness trip to Milton. 14 December 1911 - Grady McDaniel has re- turned from a business trip to Americus, GA.