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PAGE 2 THE FLORALA NEWS- WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 9, 2011 Florala Police Department ARREST REPORT The Florala Police Department made the following arrests for the week of November 1-7 as follows: ;, Johnny King - Warrants Marcus Evan Cassidy, III - Possession of a Short Barrel Shotgun 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. "American.Dreams: A Patriotic Salute" will be pre- sented on November 12, 2p.m. at the Florala City Middle School auditorium. Lyndsey Hand's Children Chorus will be performing to honor our military and public safety personnel. This concert is free to the public but will be taking donations to benefit the Wounded Warrior Project. Chorus members include (clockwise from top)Mallory Hargrove, Hailee Bryan, Isabelle Spear, Cassie Varnum, Chloe Russell, Joce Collingwood, and Mya Young. Not pictured is Bradley, Megan, Jessica, and Danial Renfroe. This Week's Recipe PECANS Christmas is on its way! Paxton High Sdhool Key Club in conjunction with Tri-Cities Chamber of Com- merce would like to make sure that every child has a memorable Christmas this year. The Angel Tree Proj- ect has benefited children across the Tri-Cities area for many years. This Christmas is no exception. They would like to continue to assist in allowing children to wake The following cases were disposed of during the Octo- ber session of the Covington County Court session: BLEICHROTH, AN- DREW ALLEN - Pled guilty to Possession of Marijuana. Sentenced to three (3) years imprison- ment. BLEICHROTH, AN- DREW ALLEN Pled guilty to Distribution of a Controlled Substance, and Possession of Marijuana I. Sentenced to eight (8) years imprisonment for Distribu- tion of a Controlled Sub- stance and six (6) years ira- prisonment for Possession of Marijuana. ECHOLS, JONATHAN DAVID- Pled guilty to Theft of Property II Sentenced to ten (10) years imprison- merit. GARSEE, JANE STA- CEY- Pled guilty to Manu- facturing of a Controlled Substance I and Chemical Endangerment of Child. Sen- tenced'to fifteen (15) years imprisonment for Manufac- turing of a Controlled Sub- stance I, and eight (8) years imprisonment for Chemical Endangerment of a Child. HALL, CHRISTOPHER JAMES - Pled guilty to Fraudulent Use of a Debit/ 1 egg white, beaten stiff 3/4 c. brown sugar 1 t. vanilla 2 c. pecan halves Mix first three ingredients, dip pecans. Place in well-greased pan. Bake 30 mins at 250", turn off for 30 mins. On November 4, Ala- bama Department of Pub- lic Health (ADPH) officials notified Troy University of plans to investigate a sus- pected case of pulmonary tuberculosis identified in a m up with a variety of pres- ents under the Christmas tree. Residents of Paxton, Florala, or Lockhart who need assistance with provid- ing their children with pres- ents, should register for the Angel Tree Project. Registration require- ments are as follows: Parent or legal guard- ian MUST be present to reg- ister child. Children newborn to 16 Credit Card. Sentenced to 31 months probation. HAMILTON, DARIAN TARVAUGE - Pled guilty to Possession of a Controlled Substance. Sentenced to 32 months probation. HAMMETT, MICHAEL SHANE - Pled guilty to Man- ufacturing of a Controlled Substance II. Sentenced to eight (8) years probation. HARDY, BOBBY FRANK Pled guilty to Manufacturing of a Con- trolled Substance II. Sen- tenced to eight (8) years im- prisonment. JACKSON, CHRISTO- PHER JESS - Pled to Adult Criminal Sex Offender Pro- hibited Residence Location. Sentenced to ten (10) years imprisonment. KING, WILLIAM DA- VID - Pled guilty to Dis- tribution of a Controlled Substance. Sentenced to 10 years imprisonment. LACEY, FRANK CLIF- FORD JR. - Pled guilty to Possession of a Controlled Substance. Sentenced to twenty (20) years imprison- ment. LAURENDINE, VIR- GIL LOUIS, JR. - Pled guilty to Adult Criminal Sex Of- fender Prohibited Residence Location.: :Sentenced to six Troy University student en- rolled on the Troy campus. ADPH and Troy University are working closely to en- sure that university stu- dents and employees will be screened quickly. Plates" $6.00 (Fish, hush puppies, baked beans, cole slaw, cake and tea) All proceeds will go towards helping rebuild the church I ! I are eligible Proper documentation Parent/guardian pic- ture ID Proof of residency (elec- tric bill, official mail with name and address) Child's birth certificate Proof of guardianship (if name of guardian is not on the birth certificate) Proof of residency (elec- tric bill or official mail with name and address) i (6) years imprisonment. MORGAN, STEVEN GLEN - Pled guilty to Man- ufacturing of a Controlled Substance !I. Sentenced to twenty (20) years imprison- ment. OSBORN, RICKY EARL - Pied guilty to two counts of Manufacturing of a Controlled Substance II. Sentenced to twenty (20) years imprisonment for Count I and twenty (20) years imprisonment for Count II. OWENS, TERRIE KEL- LY- Pled guilty to Manufac- turing of a Controlled Sub- stance II. Sentenced to eight (8) years probation. PATRICK, CLIFTON JEROME - Pled guilty to Theft of Property II and Possession of a Controlled Substance. Sentenced to seventeen (17) years impris- onment for Possession of a Controlled Substance and seventeen (17) years impris- onment for Theft of Prop- erty II. REAVES, SYLVIA Pled guilty to Chemical Endangerment of Child. Sentenced to six (6) years imprisonment. Probation Hearing set for 11/10/11. SMITH, CHASE AL- EXANDER - Pled to Assault HI. Sentenced to one (1) The local health depart- ment is communicating reg- ularly with Troy University to keep its faculty, adminis- tration and students updat- ed on this ongoing process. Dr. Mary McIntyre, As- sistant State Health Offi- cer for Disease Control and Prevention, stated, "We are working very closely with Troy University to develop and implement a screening plan. As with any identi- fied case of tuberculosis in Alabama, ADPH will imple- ment precautionary testing, investigation and control measures." On November 7, ADPH and university officials be- gan visiting students en- rolled in classes with the student to identify those who might have been in close contact with the stu- dent. In addition, the uni- versity is identifying close friends of the student for as- sessment. According to the m Registration will take place on Thursday, Novem- ber 3 from 5-7 p.m. and Sat- urday, Nov. 5 from 9 a.m. to I p.m. at Florala City Hall Questions may be direct- ed to the following: Tri-City Chamber of Commerce, (334) 858-6252, office hours: 9 a.m. - noon Monday-Friday or Laurie Gilbert, (850) 398-2994, school hours: 8 a.m. - 3 p.m. year probation. SNELL, JASON AL- LEN - Pled guilty to Sexual Abuse of a Child Under 12. Sentenced to 20 years im- prisonment. STEWART, GREGORY GLEN - Pled to Possession of a Forged Instrument II. Sentenced to 15 years im- prisonment. TODD, CHARLENE GRACE Pled guilty to Fraudulent Use of of aDeb- it/Credit Card. Sentenced to thirteen (13) years "impris- onment. WHITE, JONATHAN KYLE - Pled guilty to Es- cape III. Sentenced to six (6) years imprisonment. WHITE, JONATHAN KYLE - Pled guilty to Forg- ery II. Sentenced to three (3) years imprisonment. WILLIAMS, ARTHUR KENDALL Pied guilty to Unlaw- ful Possession of Controlled Substance. Sentenced to 3 years imprisonment. Proba- tion hearing to be set. BY THE NUMBERS: Prison - 71% (17 of 24) Probation - 21% (5 of 24) Hearing- 8% (2 of 24) Drugs - 50% (12 of 24) Property/Person/Other 33% (8 of 24) Child/Sex - 17% (4 of 24) ADPH, "close contact" is de- fined generally as spending an extended amount of time with the subject in a physi- caUy close environment. Tuberculosis is a treat- able and preventable dis- ease. Persons who were in close contact with the sus- pect case will be rapidly as- sessed and appropriate pre- ventative measures taken, according to ADPH officials. The Department of Public Health recommends that only those who were in close contact with the student need to be tested. Troy University officials said the student presented documentation indicating a negative test for tuberculo- sis prior to admission to the university, which is required by Troy University policy. For additional informa- tion, contact Pam Barrett, Tuberculosis Control Divi- siondirector, at334-206-6228 or 334-850-1155. MONITORING VIOLATION NOTICE THE FLORALA WATER AND SEWER BOARD IS REQUIRED TO MONITOR YOUR DRINKING WATER FOR SPECIFIC CONTAMINANTS ON A REGULAR BASIS. RESULTS OF REGULAR MONITORING ARE AN INDICATOR OF WHETHER OR NOT YOUR DRINKING WATER MEETS HEALTH STANDARDS. DURING SEPTEMBER 2010, WE DID NOT COLLECT ANY SATISFACTORY BACTERIOLOGICAE SAMPLES AND THEREFOR CANNOT BE SURE OF THE QUALITY OF YOUR DRINKING WATER DURING THAT TIME. THIS IS A TIME LINE VIOLATION. THE FLORALA WATER AND SEWER BOARD DID EVERYTHING CORRECTLY IN TAKING THESE SAMPLES. THE COURIER FOR THE LABORATORY FAIL TO PICK UP THE SAMPLES WITHIN THE REQUIRED TIME FRAME (30 HOURS). ADDITIONAL SAMPLES WERE TAKING WITH NO VIOLATIONS. SHOULD YOU HAVE ANY QUESTIONS CONCERNING THIS VIOLATION OR MONITORING REQUIREMENTS, PLEASE CONTACT: MICHAEL HOLLEY FLORALA UTILITIES 1293 FIFTH ST. FLORALA, AL. 334-858- 6722 Sunday, Nov. 13th CHILDREN'S HOME ASSEMBLY OF GOD CHURCH 10:30 AM PRISON TO with Bro. Sammy Ferrell Guest Singing .^, Luncheon in Fellowship Hall Please bring a covered dish to share LOVE OFFERING WILL BE ACCEPTED Hwy. 147W. Laurel Hill, FL 850-834-5199 Su ay/ i iiiiiiiiii iiiii!iiiiiiiiii~iiiiiiiiiiiiiililiiiiiiiii!ii~iiii~i~ iiiiii!iii ! -iiiiiiiiiiiiiii Birmingham, AL Serving Every Ceunty in Alabama "Get the helpyou need. I'll be with you every step of the way." - Jay Pickering, Attorney at Law No representation is mad e th at the quality of the legal servkes to be performed is greater than the q uality of legal services performed by other lawyen