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PAGE 2 THE FLORALA NEWS- WEDNESDAY, FROM FRONT ing Beautiful lake Jack- ticipants enjoy the rides son. Not only will par- but a beautiful view as JUNE 25, 2014 well. They have a jam- packed week of activi- ties scheduled. Satur- day, June 28 marks the end of the celebration. Activities begin at 8 a.m. and end at 9 p.m. with a street dance at Ed's Fillin' Station and fireworks at Lake Jack- son. You may also find the schedule of events on the front page or on Facebook, whatever that is... WE ARE THINKING about putting the old homeplace On the mar- ket. However, it will be awfully hard to give up our garden area. The 7 acres is beginning to be e a little much for us to keep up. Add to that, the beach house and 1 THESE ARE the Red Hot Poker plants growing in our front yard as identified by Ester Wise. A two vehicle acci- i11 dent n Thursday,June 19 occurred, at the inter- section of Fifth Avenue :S UN iii !iiiiiiiiii and Ninth Street. One of the vehicles flipped ] onto its roof. All occu- ...................... pants were out of the @ Every day thousands of men and women come together to bring you "=~ the wonder that is electricity, affordably and reliably, and with a belief that; in the right hands, this energy can do a whole 10t more than make =- the lights come on. It can make an entire state shine. POWER A SOUTHERN COMPANY y f * AlabamaP0wer.c0m ALways .on ? our home on East 5th Ave. and it is a struggle. We have got to give up something and soon... WE HAVE KIT- TENS to give away. Mama Cat has four and we've adopted a loving black cat which some- one has poked out one of her eyes. She is sweet as can be, however, she too, has had kittens. We haven't found them yet. Don't know how many there will be. I haven't had time to fol- low her around to find out where she had them tucked away. HELP! 'Til next time, have a wonderful rest of the week. vehicles. Florala Fire Depart- ment assisted Florala EMS and Advanced EMS with 3 patients. The same day a motor vehicle acc.ident akslso with rollover and inju- ries occured on Stateli- ne Road in Florala with minor injuries. CLASSIC FRIED CHICKEN 1 (3- to 3-1/2-pound) whole chicken, cut into 8 pieces 2 1/2 teaspoons salt, divided 2 cups all-purpose flour 112 teaspoon garlic powder 3/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper 1 teaspoon black pepper 1 cup buttermilk 2 cups vegetable shorten- ing Place chicken in a large bowl and add enough water to cover. Add 2 teaspoons salt and soak chicken 20 minutes. In a shallow dish, combine flour, the remain- ing 1/2 teaspoon salt, the garlic powder, cayenne pepper, and black pepper; mix well. Place buttermilk in another shallow dish. Remove chicken from water and dip in flour mix- ture, coating completely. Dip chicken in buttermilk then in flour mixture again, coating all sides. In a large soup pot, heat shortening over medium-low heat until hot but not smoking, about 3000F. Place coated chicken in soup pot in batches and fry 8 to 10 minutes per side, or until golden and juices run clear. Drain on a paper towel-lined platter and serve immediately. COVINGTON COUNTY , E-911 Report For Florala Area JUNE 17 8:51 am - Water Tank Dr, Lockhart -'911 hangup 8:56 am - McPhail Farm Rd, Florala - 911 hangup 1:18 pm - Fifth Ave, Florala - 911 hangup 1:45 pm - Fifth Ave, Florala - 911 hangup 2:08 pm - Fifth Ave, Florala - 911 hangup 4:23 pm - Harbuck Bradley Rd, Florala - po- lice call JUNE 18 12:50 am - Begonia St, Florala - 911 hangup 1:09 am - Begonia St, Florala - police call 7:27 am - Rappahannock Ave, Lockhart - in- formation. 8:21 am - Fifth Ave, Florala - information 9:02 am - Sixth St, Florala - police call 1:28 pm - Fifth St, Florala - police call 2:!1 pm- Fifth Ave, Florala- 911 hangup 2:52 pm - Third St', Florala - police call 3:25 pm - Hilltop St, Florala - EMS call 4:07 pm - Third St, Florala - 911 hangup 10:54 pm - Seventh Ave, Florala - police call JUNE 19 12:16 am - Seventh Ave, Florala - police call 10:12 am - Stateline Rd & Davis Rd, Florida - police call 11:59 am - Fourth St, Florala - police call 1:56 pm - Begonia St & Fifth St, Florala - po- lice call 1:56 pm - Fifth Ave, Lockhart - information 1:57 pm - Fifth Ave, Florala - duplicate call 2:01 pm - Lockhart- information 5:45 pm - Fifth Ave, Florala - 911 hangup 6:35 pm - goldenrod Ave, Florala - EMS call JUNE 20 12:49 pm - Begonia St, Florala - police call 3:17 pm - Sixth St & Fifth Ave, Florala - police call 7:38 pm - Third Ave & Hickory St, Fl ala - police call JUNE 21 7:31 am - US Hwy 331, Florala - police call 8:01 am - Alabama St, Florala _ police call 2:48 pm - Fifth Ave, Florala - 911 hangup 2:58 pm - Tenth St, Lockhart - police call 4:07 pm - Fifl;h Ave, Florala - non-emergency 4:07 pm - Naomi Dr, Florala - dialing mistake ,. JUNE 22 .... 2:05 am - Seminole Ave, Lockhart - EMS call 2:09 am - Seminole Ave, Lockhart - EMS call 4:34 am - Chickasaw Ave, Lockhart - police call 5:!0 am - Sixth St, Florala - pol!ce call 9:32 am - Third St, Florala - police call 10:38 am - Naomi Dr, Florala - 911 hangup 12:10 pm - Fifth Ave, Florala - 911 hangup 12:49 pm - Naomi Dr, Florala - 911 hangup 12:55 pm - Fifth Ave, Florala - police call 2:31 pm - Fifth Ave, Florala - 911 hangup 2:50 pm - Eucalyptus Ave, Lockhart - EMS call, 4:42 pm - Seventh Ave & Sixth St, Florala - police call 5:42 pm - Fifth Ave, Florala - police t;all FROM FRONT may very well visit a body of water elsewhere that is even more tainted by E. coli. "Again, if Lake Jackson contains dangerous lev- els of coli, the public has a right to know. How- ever, if it is as safe as any other swimming area in the state, Florala's citizens deserve to benefit from the tax base generated by visitors and not be at the mercy of an attention-grabbing headline," Wil- liamson stated. Williamson added The Alabama Department of Environmental Management has now been in contact with the Alabama Department of Public Health and the ADPH will decide if any additional samples or steps are necessary. Paid Political Advertisement by Meredith Peters Campaign, L~ p.o, Box 1953, Andalusia, AL 36420 Florala High School Booster and Alumni Club Supper & Silent Auction Wednesday, June 25 5-8 p.m. at Florala High School Cafeteria Plates include baked spaghetti, salad, bread, dessert and drink