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PAGE 2 THE FLORALA NEWS- WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 4, 2015 Florala Police Department ARREST REPORT The Florala Police Department reported the following arrests for October 27 - No- vember 3, 2015. Quails- public intoxi- Jamie Vernell cation, reckless en- Cole- alias warrants dangerment Julian Nery - war- rant (x2) Samuel Mc- Jeffrey Thames - Queen - possession warrant warrant ***All subjects listed above are in- nocent until proven guilty in a court of Joshua Daniel of marijuana II Tyler Rushing - law. Healthmark Health Matters The waist is a terrible thing to mind Most people would like to lose a few inches around their waist and they want to lose that weight fast. Unfortu- nately, crash diets and quick fixes seldom work for long. According to re- searchers at Mayo Clin- ic, pounds get put on in the abdominal area more easily than other parts of the body and there are no quick fixes. However, there are some lifestyle changes that can help reduce the waistline and lose the belly fat. It is a lot more dif- ficult to lose belly fat without exercise, espe- cially if the idea is to keep it offfor good. Hav- ing strong, lean muscle helps the body burn fat and calories more efficiently. If we lose weight without exer- cising, we actually risk losing this lean body tissue which will ulti- mately slow the metab- olism. Exercise should be done at a moderate level to achieve results. This means three to five times a week for a minimum of 30 minutes each time. A good cardio routine is required for overall health benefits. Sugar is the enemy. There is a strong con- nection between sugar consumption, insulin resistance, and the in- crease of belly fat. Since high blood sugar can lead to insulin resis- tance it is important to limit too much sugar in the diet. A 12ounce soda has only 140 calo- ries but has about eight teaspoons of sugar. Cut- ting back on soda and processed foods high in sugar is a good idea. Drink plenty of water and eat foods that are naturally sweet like fruit. However, fruit juices are usually high in sugar and often have fewer nutrients than the natural fruit. Any serious weight loss plan must include cutting back on sugar intake. When selecting des- serts, check out how much sugar verses fat is in the item. Even if the dessert is fat free but high in sugar, one will still gain weight. An individual can definitely gain excess weight by consuming beer. One reason is that beer is mostly empty calories. Drinking alco- hol can also stimulate the appetite, causing us to ingest even more calories. Eating when stressed can cause several prob- lems when it comes to belly fat. While calories matter, hormones and stress can determine in part where those calo- ries are stored in the body. This is especially true for women. Being stressed can cause the hormone cortisol to in- crease which in turn in- creases belly fat. Empty the kitchen cabinets of heavy snacks like po- tato chips, doughnuts, ice cream and cookies. Exercise, even a brisk walk, can help reduce stress and will help burn a few extra calo- ries, too. Sleep definitely af- fects weight loss. The body increases the hor- mone known as cortisol when it does not get enough sleep. A high cortisol level can in- crease appetite, which makes it easier to over- eat during the day. Af- ter going to sleep our bodies generally tend to slow down all biological systems. Eating just be- fore bed does not allow the digestive system to process the food prop- erly. Stop eating at least two hours before going to bed. Eat breakfast. Skipping breakfast can cause us to overeat throughout the rest of the day,, so avoid the late night binging. Most popular diet plans available today include eating lots of lean protein because it helps balance blood sugar levels and keeps the metabolism up. Protein will also keep a person full longer, reducing the amount they eat over the course of the day. Many nu- tritional experts agree that adding protein to the diet may be the single most important step for losing fat. For general good health, as well as shaving pounds off the belly, it is best to stick with lean protein like fish, chicken breast, turkey, and even eggs. If possible, eat at least some protein with every meal. For more informa- tion, contact Dr. Tom Roberts, P.A.C., at Healthmark Walk-In Clinic, (850) 951-4556. COVINGTON COUNTY E-911 Report For Florala Area OCTOBER 27 12:40 am - Goldenrod Ave, Florala - EMS call 1:41' am - Fourth St, Florala - police call 9:12 am - Goldenrod Ave, Florala - EMS call 10:15 am - Third St, Florala - police call 10:22 am - Third St, Florala - duplicate call 12:45 pm - Fifth Ave, Florala - dialing mistake 6:11 pm - Still Pond Rd, Florala - police call 8:05 pm : Ninth Ave, Florala - police call 9:26pm - Eighth St, Florala - police call OCTOBER 28 8:51 pm - Third St, Florala - police call OCTOBER 29 2:43 pm -Still Pond Rd, Florala - police call 5:26 pm - Twelfth Ave, Florala - police call 5:34 pm - Washington Ave, Florala - police call 5:40 pm 6:20 pm 6:42 pm call 9:38 pm -Alabama St, Florala - police call - Sixth St, Florala - police call - Fifth Ave Laundry, Florala - police - County Road 4, Florala - police call OCTOBER 30 11:49 am - AL Hwy 55, Florala - police call 1:51 pm- Catawba Ave, Lockhart - EMS call 5:01 pm - Plaza Cir, Florala - EMS call 8:37 pm - Dewight Stone Ave, Florala - police call 10:06 pm - Washington Ave, Florala - 911 hangup OCTOBER 31 12:29 pm - Ninth Ave, Florala - EMS call 8:34 pm - Sixth Ave, Florala - police call NOVEMBER 1 1:45 am, Finks Mill Rd, Florala - police call NOVEMBER 2 2:58 am - Hicks Rd, Florala - 911 hangup 11:08 am - Fourth St, Florala - police call 5:11 pm - Florala - 911 hangup 7:17 pm - Fifth Ave, Florala - police call 9:06 pm - Third Ave, Florala - police call 9:06 pm - Third Ave, Florala - police call 10:14 pm - Florala - 911 hangup ing; be able to provide ALS and BLS units; document personnel and their certifications; and provide an ALS ambulance service 24/7 in Florala. Ryan said it was important to have an ALS ambulance in Florala 24/7 so Florala doesn't continue to be underserved. He also pointed out the services that submit bids will have to submit proof of insurance and a $5,000 performance bond; sub- mit a list of vehicles and any additional equip- ment it plans to pur- chase and how it will acquire said equipment. ii!!i!iiiiiiiiiiiiiiii i iiiiiiiiiiiiiii!!!iiiiiiil i ] WHEN EVERYTHING IS ON THE IJNE... Don't leave your insurance to chance. need a solid plan and good defense to protect what's important to you, your family, and your business. Look for a Trusted Choice independent agency that offers you a choice of insurance companies so you can choose a IN BUSINESS 18 YEARS... STILL GOING STRONG! policy that is tight for your needs, x~ Trusted Ototce www.trustedchoice.com ~C ~o'~,~.?~ ............. !~ ,,~ The ambulance service must also be willing to submit how much it would be willing to pay E-911 for the exclusive service contract. According to Ryan, once the bid has been awarded there will be room for modifications to the contract but not before the bid is award- ed. Opp Fire Chief Cory Spurlin, who also serves as a member of the E-911 Board, said he was having second thoughts about combin- ing the service. Spurlin said although he want- ed to provide the best for Florala he was con- cerned if Florala is con- joined with Opp then BUCKLE UP IT'S THE LAW!! Dr. Emma Stoll Internal Medicine Dr. Edward Tenewltz General Surgery Dr. Tom Roberts Family P'ractice CALL DIRECT OPP: 334-493-0911 ANDALUSIA: 334-881-0911 FLORALA: 334-858-2503 or 334-858-3911 Dr, Mark Hash Family Practice Walk- In Clinic Monday- Friday 8 a.m.- 4:30 p.m. Saturday - 8 a.m.- noon. Medicare, Medicaid and most major insurance plans accepted. Same.day appointments or just stop in! Dr. Scott Haufe Pain Management 4413 U.S. Hwy, 331 S, DeFuniak Spdngs - (850) 951-4556. Red Level or Gantt may ask Andalusia to put an ambulance service there. Basically, Spur- lin said he didn't want to move tooquickly. Ryan explained the need for a service to be stationed in Florala stems from the fact they have no hospital or medical facility. He also said it might be productive for E-911 to lean what ambulance services are willing to do. Ryan said he board can't sit down and have a one-on-one with am- bulance services be- cause ,the law is very specific on disqualifying bidders who take part in preparing the specs on a bid. This Week's Recipe EGG ROLLS | lb. ground beef 1 medium onion, chopped 1 stick celery, chopped 1/2 tsp. pepper 1 medium bell pepper, chopped 1 medium potato, diced Egg roll wrappers Brown meat in skillet. Add potatoes, onion, celery, bell pepper, salt and pepper. Cook 5 minutes or until done. Take up and let cook. While the mixture is cooking, sepa- rate the egg roll wrappers individually. Place 1 T mixture in the middle of each wrapper. Turn ends of wrapper underneath each end and roll. Deep-fry in skillet. Cook until golden brown. EGG ROLL SAUCE 1 c. water 1/4 c. vinegar 1/2 c. sugar 1 tsp. flour ketchup or A. 1. sauce (until desired color) Dash of onion salt or garlic powder Mix all ingredients togeth- er and bring to a rolling boil. Set aside to cool. UNITY OFFICES IN: OPP, ANDALUSIA & FLORALA "QUALITY CARE WITH A CHRISTIAN ATTITUDE" OWNED AND OPERATED BY HAYWOOD F. NAWLIN 56 YEARS EMS SERVICE IN OFF AREA OLDEST ADVANCED LIFE SUPPORT AMBULANCE SERVICE IN COVINGTON COIUNTY APPROVED AND LICENSED BY: STATE, COUNTY & CITY SWEET & SOUR MEATBALL SKEWERS 32 (1-inch) frozen fully- cooked meatballs (1 lb.), thawed 1 Red pepper, cut into 1-inch squares 1 Green pepper, cut into 1-inch squares 1/4 cup Apricot jam 1/4 cup KRAFT Original Barbecue Sauce Make It / HEAT grill to medium- high heat. THREAD meatballs and peppers altemately onto 8 skewers. MICROWAVE jam in small microwaveable bowl on HIGH 15 sec. Stir in barbecue sauce; brush half onto kabobs. GRILL 8 to 10 min. or until meatballs are heated through, turning occasion- ally and brushing with re- maining jam mixture for the last 2 min. It It