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School board settles lawsuit over gas grill explosion BY DAN HILDEBRAN Monitor Editor The Clay County School Board approved a $16,667 settlement with Jenna Garlington to close a lawsuit relating to a gas grill explosion during a school event. According to district records, on June 18, 2010, the Lakeside Junior High School Junior Honor Society rented the Black Creek Amenity Center, which was a part of Eagle Harbor Clubhouse, for their end-ofthe-year party. Garlington was an employee with the management company which maintained the amenity center. During the party, Ann Smith, a volunteer for the honor society function and a parent of one of the attendees, tried unsuccessfully to light a gas grill on the property. One of the employees of the amenity center then lit the grill and it exploded, causing injuries to Garlington, who suffered burns to her hands, arms and legs, all of which required medical care. Garlington sued, claiming negligence by Smith, the school board, the design firm for the building, the builder, the gas grill company, the community development district and the management company. A settlement between Garlington and the district was reached at mediation attended by Board Chair Carol Studdard and District Attorney Bruce Bickner. Studdard said the total settlement of $100,000 was split evenly between six defendants. email@example.com www.StarkeJournal.com Deadline Monday 5 p.m. before publication Phone 352-473-2210 Fax 352-473-2210 Worth Noting Keystone Farmers Market changes hours The Keystone Heights Farmers Market has changed its operating hours. The venue at the citys Natural Park, across Lawrence Boulevard from city hall will now be open from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. every Saturday. Lenten lunches underway Lunch is provided each Wednesday during Lent, and is served at noon followed by music from local talent and dynamic messages from local ministers. A freewill offering will be accepted for the meal provided. March 12: The host church is Trinity Baptist Church, the speaker is Tom Farmer of Keystone United Methodist Church and music is by Trinity Singers. March 19: The host church is Community Church of Keystone Heights, the speaker is Brad Williams of Keystone Presbyterian Church and music is by Bound to Soar. March 26: The host church is Trinity Episcopal Church in Melrose, the speaker is Paul Daniels of Melrose Methodist Church and music is by David Coxe. April 2: The host church is Keystone United Methodist Church, the speaker is Shawn House of Gadara Baptist Church and music is by the Keystone United Methodist Church Jazz Band. April 9: The host church is First Baptist Church of Keystone Heights, the speaker is Buster Appling of Keystone Christian Church and music is by Julie Rund Brubaker. April 16: The host church is ELiam Baptist Church in Melrose, the speaker is Steve Conner of Fresh Start Fellowship and music is by Amy Whalen. Lenten Fish Fries The Knights of Columbus will be holding their sixth annual Lenten fish fries at St. William Catholic Church from 4 to 7:30 p.m. every Friday from March 7 through April 11. Eat in or take out. Proceeds benefit the Lake Area Ministries food bank and the special education department at Keystone Heights High School. The church is located at 210 Peach Street in Keystone Heights. $8.50 per plate. Restored In Christ, a series of services for Lent Throughout Lent, Christ Lutheran Church of Keystone Heights will offer added worship opportunities each Wednesday evening at 7 p.m. The season of Lent is a time for us to face the brokenness of our lives and our world, and then turn that brokenness over to Christ so that we can be restored by him through the cross. Each service in this series focuses on a certain event in the Lenten story and takes a good, hard look at a broken element from that particular story. Coming to an understanding of how each of these broken elements leads to restoration in Christ is key to understanding what it ultimately means to live today as new creations in Christ. March 12, Broken Bread Restored John 6:48-58 Bread is broken at the Last Supper; we are restored through the Bread of Life, Jesus. March 19, Broken Trust Lake Region Monitor USPS 114-170 Keystone Heights, Florida Thursday, March 6, 2014 41 st Year 44 th Issue 75 CENTS 50 th Miss KHHS to be crowned Saturday night Eleven Keystone Heights High School juniors will compete in the 50 th Miss KHHS Scholarship Pageant Saturday night. The entries displayed their talents for judges on March 1. On Saturday, contestants will compete in streetwear and eveningwear, and will be asked an on-stage question. The scholarship pageant will also feature appearances by past pageant winners. This years contestants are: Brooke Leigh Riviere Brooke Leigh Riviere is the daughter of Julie and Beau Riviere of Keystone Heights. She is a member of the KHHS varsity volleyball team, the prom committee and the flag football team. She also is an active member with In His Wakes Ministries. Riviere enjoys attending church, competing in waterskiing with the Gatorland Water Ski Show team and spending time with her family and friends. She plans to attend a university in Florida and is interested in studying dental hygiene or in the medical field, including physical therapy. Ashley Nicole Appling Ashley Nicole Appling is the daughter of Lisa and Mike Appling of Keystone Heights. She is a member of KHHS drama and musical theater, the color guard, the National Honor Society and the First Christian Church praise team and childrens ministry. She is also dual enrolled at Santa Fe College. Appling enjoys softball, coaching children in cheerleading, soccer, fishing, music and photography. She considers herself a very devoted photographer. After earning her AA degree, Appling plans to study medicine at the University of Florida and start a career as a pediatric rheumatologist. See 11 Contestants, 4A BY DAN HILDEBRAN Monitor Editor A member of Congressman Ted Yohos staff appeared before the February meeting of the Clay County School Board to complement the cadet corps at Keystone Heights High school. Greg Rawson, a constituent advocate for Yoho, read a letter from the congressman. In the correspondence, Yoho said he was impressed by the professionalism, enthusiasm and dedication of both students and instructors during a recent visit to the campus. I was greeted by over 50 young cadets, standing at attention. They not only welcomed me and my team, but they stayed long after the presentation to discuss the constitution and ask questions, Rawson said, quoting Yoho. Yoho added that the students he met were the future leaders of the community and nation. Col. William Jennings Worth, Gen. Duncan Lamont Gen. Thomas Jesup and Gen. Zachary Taylor. The United States suffered 1,600 casualties in the exceeded the amount of cash in the U.S. treasury. At Americans were moved to allowed to remain on an informal reservation in southwest Florida. Keystone Heights elects new mayor BY DAN HILDEBRAN Monitor Editor Former Keystone Heights Vice Mayor Tony Brown defeated incumbent Mary Lou Hildreth 271 to 63 to claim the citys mayoral seat. Around 23 of Browns supporters crowded into city hall after 7 p.m. as the citys canvassing board tallied 90 absentee votes. Ballots cast on Election Day had already been counted by tabulating equipment from the Clay County Supervisor of Elections office. The group broke into applause as City Manager Terry Suggs announced the results. The 334 votes represented a 33 percent turnout for the election. Voters also overwhelmingly approved five charter amendments that mandate minimum attendance requirements for council members, set up procedures to replace council members, establish operating procedures for future charter review committees, and abolish the requirements and responsibilities of the town clerk. I had a good group of friends that supported me, Brown said after the announcement. They walked, waved signs, made phone calls and they made a difference. In the past years, the things that have happened have opened the eyes of a lot of the people in the town and they were ready for a change, he added. Hildreth said she was prepared for the results, win or lose. It is what it is, she said in a telephone interview. I respect the democratic process. Hildreth said she sensed momentum in the race shifting toward Brown when he stated in advertisements that he is a Republican and that his message appeared to emphasize his conservative values rather than the practical aspects of city government like road maintenance and the budget. She also disputed Browns claim that he was going to run a positive campaign. When I heard what was being said about me and my friends around town, I knew he was not running a clean race, she said. Hildreth added that she appreciates the opportunity voters gave her to serve as the mayor and that she is now ready to move on to the next phase in her life. She also said she is proud of her accomplishments while leading the city and that she will be watching her successor. I ran on my record, she said. Lets see what he can do. Ed Geers (standing) tells an audience at the Melrose Public Library about the Second Seminole War. Geers is part of the Micanopy Regulars, a living history program of the Micanopy Historical Society. Also picture are reenactors (l-r) Tom Brady and Bob Waters. The Second Seminole War was the result of the Florida state for reservations in Oklahoma under President Removal Act. included Seminole chiefs Osceola, Billy Bowlegs, Sam Jones, Wild Cat, and Micanopy. U.S. Army participants included Gen. Richard K. Call, Maj. Francis L. Dade, Gen. Edmund P. Gaines, Living history group recounts Second Seminole War Family and supporters of Tony Brown (wearing cap) congratulate him after the Keystone Heights man killed crash BY DAN HILDEBRAN Monitor Editor The Florida Highway Patrol said a 52-year-old Keystone Heights man was killed Tuesday when his pickup collided with an SUV on SR 26 in Alachua County. Michael R. Pickering was driving a 2000 Chevrolet S-10 westbound on a new section of SR 26 around 2:45 p.m. According to an FHP report, a 1997 Chevrolet Suburban, driven by James F. Means, 73, of Earlton, was traveling in a southerly direction on an access road which was designated as SR 26 before the new section of the road was built. Means left from a stop sign into the path of the S-10, causing Pickerings pickup to hit the SUV. Pickering was pronounced dead at the scene. Aleece M. Pickering, 10, a passenger in the S-10, was transported to UF Health with serious injuries. Means, as well as a passenger in his vehicle, Joshua D. Niebaum, 35, of Hawthorne, was also transported to UF Health with serious injuries. Charges are pending, according to the FHP report. Yoho praises Keystone cadets
2A Lake Region Monitor Thursday, March 6, 2014 T oll Free: 877-656-2483 Fax: 877-656-2484 Melr oseAccounting. PO Box 1430 2638-3 State Road 21 Melrose, FL, 32666 352-475-2100 SA VE OUR LAKESMEETINGTU ESDAY MARCH 11, 2014 7PM (Hwy 100 just East of Hwy 21) Lake Region Monitor USPS 1 14-170 Published each Thursday and entered as Periodical Postage Paid at Keystone Heights, Florida under Act of March 3, 1879.POSTMASTER: Send address changes to: Lake Region MonitorP.O. Drawer A Starke, FL 32091 7382 SR 21 Keystone Heights, FL 32656Phone: (352) 473-2210 (352) 473-6721 John M. Miller PublisherSubscription Rate in Trade Area $39.00 per year: $20.00 six months Outside Trade Area: $39.00 per year: $20.00 six monthsEditor: Dan Hildebran Sports Editor:Clif f Smelley Advertising:Kevin Miller Darlene Douglass Typesetting Eileen Gilmore Advertising and Newspaper Prod. Earl W. Ray Classified Adv.Yvette Lackey Bookkeeping:Joan Stewart-Jones Redevelopment agency installs new downtown benches Members of the Keystone Heights Community Redevelopment Advisory Board display one of seven new downtown benches the board recommended the redevelopment member Hayley Gartee, CRA member and Mayor Mary Lou Hildreth, CRAB Chair Deirdre Murphy and board member Doug Wise. Clay Electric copes with Affordable Care Act Paper announces election coverage guidelines BY MARK J. CRAWFORD Telegraph Editor The management of the Bradford County Telegraph, the Union County Times and the Lake Region Monitor would like to announce guidelines set up for coverage of upcoming elections and election-related events. All three newspapers have a policy of allowing candidates in local county races to submit one free article announcing their candidacy. The announcement can be accompanied by one photograph. This article and photograph will be run free of charge, but no announcement will be run for free after the Thursday, June 26, edition. Preferably, candidate announcements and photos should be emailed to editor@ bctelegraph.com, lrmonitor@ bellsouth.net or uctimes@ windstream.net. Otherwise, articles should be typed and of a reasonable length when submitted directly to one of our offices. (Two double-spaced pages is a good guideline.) Submissions should include a phone number where the candidate can be contacted during business hours in case any question arises. The final day to qualify for local political office by paying qualifying fees is Friday, June 20, at noon. (The final day to qualify by the petition method is May 19.) Therefore, every candidate should be prepared to announce his or her decision to seek office by the Thursday after that final qualifying date. No free announcements will be accepted by the newspaper offices after deadline for the June 26 paper. That means the submission deadline is Monday, June 23, at 5 p.m. We reserve the right to determine when to run these announcements as space availability is a factor. Other guidelines are as follows: No fundraiser for a local candidate will be announced for free. Local events where all, or at least most, of the candidates in any one race are to be present can be announced for free and will likely be covered by newspaper personnel as a news story so long as those events are open to the public. Local events where a single candidate for state or federal office is present may or may not be announced for free and covered by newspaper personnel as a news story. No letter to the editor from any candidate will be accepted. Letters to the editor from others that pertain to the election or political issues will not be accepted to run during the two weeks immediately preceding a primary or general election. All other communications from candidates to the public via the newspaper will have to be made in the form of a paid advertisement and must follow state guidelines for such advertisementsincluding the requirement that they be paid for prior to the date of publication. Policies on fair and equal coverage are loosely based on the federal guidelines established for radio and television broadcasts and represent our goal to provide balanced and unbiased coverage of political races. County school board seats up for reelection BY MARK J. CRAWFORD Telegraph Editor It may be a midterm election, but some important offices will be filled by voters, including governor of the state and the cabinet positions, congressional representatives, and state representatives. No less important are the local offices up for election. Many Bradford County voters be choosing their county commissioner or school board member. The county commission seats currently held by Doyle Thomas and Danny Riddick the commissioners for District 2 and District 4will be open. The current terms for school board members from Districts 1, 2 and 5Archie Kittles, Stacey Creighton and Roman Alvarez are also coming to a close. The offices offer the opportunity to serve the community and represent the interests of the voters in those districts as well as citizens countywide. They are also salaried positions. County commissioners currently earn $30,962 a year. School board members earn $26,288. County commission candidates are partisan, which mean the candidates run as members of their political party. School board races are nonpartisan. Candidates can qualify by gathering signatures or by paying a qualifying fee, which is based on the salary of the office. To qualify by petition, local candidates must turn in signatures to the supervisor of elections by noon on May 19. Qualifying week is noon on Monday, June 16, to noon on Friday, June 20, for local offices as well as for governor, the cabinet, and state senator and representative. (The qualifying period for judicial candidates and U.S. representative is noon on April 28 to noon on May 2.) The primary election is on Aug. 26. The general election is on Nov. 4. Early voting before each election will available for a minimum of eight days. The final day to register to vote in the primary is July 28. For the general election, it is Oct. 6. Handbooks and orientation Supervisor of Elections Terry Vaughan has handbooks available for anyone considering a run for local office. Prospective candidates are encouraged to call the elections office at 904-9666266 to set up an appointment and consultation regarding the handbook. A candidate workshop is scheduled for Monday, April 14, at 6 p.m. in the county commission room, located in the north wing of the courthouse. During the workshop, Vaughan will cover all angles of becoming a candidate, from campaign finance to reporting BY DAN HILDEBRAN Monitor Editor An official with Clay Electric Cooperative explained how her organization is reacting to the Affordable Care Act during the February meeting of the Keystone Lake-Area Business Association. Terri Harris, an insurance and benefits specialist with the co-op, said the organization has been offering health insurance to employees for the last 60 years. She also said that in 2011, when the co-op first had to start complying with the Affordable Care Act, it began implementing 11 mandates prescribed by the new law. Some of those requirements include paying 100 percent of preventative healthcare services, and covering non-dependent, adult children. Harris said that because of the second mandate, the co-op put 45 new individuals into its healthcare plan. Other Obamacare mandates include the elimination of lifetime caps on benefits, a prohibition of excluding preexisting conditions from coverage, and a requirement that employers report a summary of benefits in a standardized format. Harris said the law also requires employers to report the value of health insurance benefits on each employees form W-2. Its not taxable-yet, she added, but we do have to report the value on the W-2. Harris said the new law also required the co-op to pay additional fees, including a $1-per-employee research fee in 2013 which increased to $2-per-employee in 2014. Clay Electrics research fee will total $3,000 this year. Because the co-ops plan is self-insured, it will also hand over an additional $100,000 for a transitional reinsurance fee this year. Harris said the co-op is encouraging its employees to spend wisely on healthcare. We want them to care about their health and we want them to care about what they spend their healthcare dollars on, she said. She added that last year, Clay Electric added a highdeductible health policy as an additional choice to its plan. The co-op supplemented the high-deductible plan with a contribution into a health savings account. Harris said in its first year the new plan attracted 30-percent of the coops employees and 37 percent in its second year. I think more employers are going to start embracing this concept because it does bring the premiums down, she said. Harris said the high-deductible plans, which shift costs from employer to employee, also encourages beneficiaries to think more about healthcare spending. Generally, people know how to spend their incomes wisely, she said. They go to Walmart, they buy stuff on sale and they use coupons. But they dont even think about healthcare spending, she added. They dont feel good, they have a cough, they go to the doctor. They really dont consider how much it costs when they go to the doctor. Harris
Thursday, March 6, 2014 Lake Region Monitor 3A Melrose Public Library312 Wynnwood Ave. March 5 12 5pm March 6 & 7 10am 5pm March 8 10am noonMore Info: Keystone District Office 352-473-4917 clayelectric.com Rays Auto RepairEstablished 1972473-30837382 Sunrise Blvd.(Next to Hitchcocks Grocery) *** Comfortable Waiting Area ***Jones-Gallagher Funeral HomeDistinquished Caring Service for Over 50 YearsJoe Gallagher OwnerStarke 964-6200 Keystone Heights 473-3176J B SJackson Building SupplyStarke 964-6078 Lake Butler 496-3079See us for all your Lumber & PlywoodThe Transmission ShopAutomotive Repair and Sales, Inc. Complete Auto Repair Facility Imports & Domestic 352-473-3404www.Transmission-Repair-Shop.com 135 Commercial Circle Keystone Heigths, FL BryansHARDWARE & GARDEN CENTERHighway 100 Keystone Heights, FL 473-4006 Highway 21 Melrose, FL 475-2400Worship in the House of the Lord...Somewhere this week! House Calls & Equine Massage available upon request B .S., B.A., LMTMM10310 MA65067 MM24159 H umans~Appts available starting at $55 Equines~House Calls starting at $75+3 52.745.1492 What is the purpose of your local American Legion? BY TONI DRESSEL American Legion Post 202 Aux iliary President Have you ever wondered what your Keystone/Melrose American Legion Post 202 does in your community? Most folks perceive a post as a bunch of guys sitting around the bar, imbibing their favorite beverage and trying to outdo each other with war stories. To some extent, that may be true, but it takes a lot more to keep a post viable in the community. The purpose of all Legion posts is to build on what the Legion refers to as its four pillars. These are veterans affairs and rehabilitation, national security, children and youth, and Americanism. Fulfilling these four standards takes more than a few members sitting around discussing ideas and having a cold beer. Within each post home we have our own family of organizations: Legion, auxiliary, sons of the Legion and Legion riders. It takes many members with initiative, time and the desire to accomplish the tasks needed to improve the lives of veterans, their families and people in the community. Fundraising is a constant, whether it is bingo, raffles, dinners, chili cook-offs, bake sales or other events. It takes funds to facilitate what needs to be done. We just refurbished the post kitchen and are now modernizing the main hall and game room for party rentals. We also have ongoing costs of dayto-day maintenance, permits, licensing, insurance, electricity, taxes and other expenses. Just to let you know with all this talk about fundraising, the American Legion members, whether they are local, state or on a national level do not get paid from your donations. They are all volunteers. The Legion is number one in the country for all your donations going to where you assume they are going, to help that particular cause. So what does your local American Legion Post and unit 202 do to help veterans in the community? Here are a few things that we have accomplished over the past two years: 1. Transported veterans to the VA hospital who were not able to get there on their own. 2. Loaned out wheelchairs and walkers. 3. Hosted CareerSource (formally known as WorkSource) twice a month and helped veterans find jobs. 4. Donated to the Melrose youth baseball team to buy uniforms. 5 Donated to the Keystone Heights High School band for uniforms. 6. Donated craft supplies to the senior center. 7. Locally supported the Missing in America project. Missing in America volunteers visit local funeral homes and hospitals, going through old records and identifying veterans remains that are not claimed by a family. The volunteers then make sure the remains are buried, with military honors, at a national cemetery. 8. Supported Wreaths Across America. In the past two years we have purchased around 80 wreaths that are placed in the Jacksonville National Cemetery. 9. Supplied 400 flags to the Melrose Cemetery to mark veterans graves. 10. Contributed $500 to the Fisher House at the Gainesville VA. Fisher House is the VA equivalent to the Ronald McDonald House. 11. Supported Boys and Girls State. Local qualifying students were sent to Tallahassee for an entire week to learn how our government is run. Students worked alongside officials, trying to get bills passed and other functions. 12. Hand made and filled 542 Christmas stockings and gave them to local needy families in conjunction with last years Jaycees Toy Giveaway. 13. Donated another 148 stockings to VA patients last year and gave an additional 181 this year. 14. Donated $500 to the Jaycees to purchase more toys. 15. Made and donated over 50 lap blankets to VA patients. 16. Sponsored a poker run and fundraiser for a local leukemia patient. 17. Hosted a chili cook-off and an MS bike-a-thon. 18. Donated the use of the post to another group to have a poker run for a local cancer patient. 19. Supplied each month to Keystone Heights High School, 10 tote bags for homeless students who are trying to graduate. These bags are filled with personal hygiene products, school supplies, snacks, microwavable food, water supplies and other items. 20. Purchased and distributed red, paper poppies. These are made by disabled veterans as a part of their therapy and veterans are paid to make them. 21. Made and sent bandanas and hats to local cancer units. 22. Donated $300 to the Clay County Sheriffs Pipe and Drum Corps. 23. Mailed out bundles of manufacturers coupons to our overseas base commissaries, totaling over $61,000 since September, to help our enlisted personnel save money on groceries. If you are interested in joining one of our organizations, stop in and check out our post. If nothing else, if you know a veteran in need, whether a member or not, please let us know. Most veterans are too proud to step forward and ask for help. That is why we are here. Help us help them. contributions and expenditures. New laws governing campaigns will also be discussed. Candidates are encouraged to bring those who plan to play support roles in their campaign to take part in the orientation. To reserve your seat, call the elections office at 904-9666266. Other offices Of the 29 governor candidates with active accounts, most of the attention in the governors race is on incumbent Republican Rick Scott, and Charlie Crist, the former governor who is now a Democrat. Chief Financial Officer Jeff Atwater, Commissioner of Agriculture Adam Putnam and Attorney General Pam Bondi, all Republicans, also have declared opponents. George Sheldon and Perry Thurston Jr. are running for attorney general, William Rankin is running for CFO, and Thad Hamilton is running for the agriculture office. They are all Democrats. According to the Florida Division of Elections incumbent U.S. Rep. Ted Yoho, a Republican, has some competition from Democratic challengers Aquasia Johnson McDowell and Marihelen Wheeler. The district covers all of Bradford, Union, Gilchrist, Columbia, Levy, Suwannee, Dixie, Lafayette and Hamilton counties, as well as most of Clay and Alachua and portions of Marion and Madison. State Rep. Charles Van Zant has no declared opposition right now in District 19, which covers Bradford, Union and Putnam counties, as well as much of Clay. Judges with expiring terms will also be on the ballot. Restored Matthew 26:14-25 Judas breaks his trust with Jesus by betraying him; our broken trust is restored through the sacrifice of Christ. March 26, Broken Vessel Restored Mark 14:1-9 A broken vessel holds costly perfume; we are broken vessels restored when Christ pays the price for us on the cross. April 2, Broken Promises Restored Matthew 26:69-75 Peters broken promises to never deny Jesus are restored by the surpassing love of Christ. April 9, Broken Justice Restored 2 Corinthians 5:2021. A broken justice system put Jesus on the cross; we are restored when by his death we are declared not guilty. Christ Lutheran, a congregation of the Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod, is located at 3760 SE SR 21 in Keystone Heights and is served by Pastor Richard Schleicher. Marriage rally On March 22 we will be holding a prayer rally for marriage from noon until 1 p.m. We will be praying for just one hour. It will be held at SR 100 and SR 21 in front of Walgreens. Please call Bill or Becky Fishley with any questions at 352-4733318 or 904-401-4517. Key Club fundraiser March 15 from 7 to 10 a.m. Eat in or dine out. Funds raised for the Eliminate Project. Tickets sold at the door. Garden Club camp scholarship The Garden Club of the Lakes will give a scholarship to a boy or girl to attend Camp Wekiva in Apopka, Fl. The camp will be held June 29th July 5, 2014 and the child should have completed grade 3 through grade 6. For more information go to: http:// www.ffgc.org/ or call Jackie at 473-8095 or Joan at 473-5744 to apply by March 7, 2014. Veterans Memorial Pathway accepting brick orders For $35 you can purchase a brick with engraving on 1-4 lines with 18-21 characters per line. You can also have a medal or logo engraved on the brick for an additional $10 each. Call Joan at 904-894-8411. The deadline for brick orders is April 15. Melrose Public Library to host a Dr. Seuss Birthday Party March 12 at 1:30 p.m. For more information call 352 4751237. There will be games, fun activities, and reading some of Dr. Seuss most beloved books. So get out your green eggs and your silliest hat its time to join in and have a really Seuss good time. Teen Art Workshop: Pastel Drawing II Friday, March 7th at 4 p.m. at the Melrose Public Library. Have you ever wanted to draw with oil pastels? This beginners workshop will continue the techniques gained in Pastel Drawing I. Teens and tweens are encouraged to attend even if they missed the first workshop. Supplies and refreshments are provided by the Melrose Library Association. Author of Promise G.A. Teske to Visit the Melrose Public Library G.A. Teske will visit the Melrose Public Library on Friday, March 28th at 4 p.m. to discuss his fantasy novels in The Soul Sword Chronicles series. For more information call 352475-1237. Teske was a district media specialist in Pasco County for twenty-two years. He grew up in North Florida and spent nine years attending school in Melrose. He graduated from Interlachen High in 1970, St. Johns River Jr. College in 1972, and Florida Atlantic University with a BA in Education. He taught school at Crescent City Jr.-Sr. High School for four years before returning to school at the University of Florida. He graduated with a masters degree in Educational Media and Instructional Design in 1980. The Gnome in the Tapestry, Racing the Moon, Links to the Past, and MoonFall are his four current novels in The Soul Sword Chronicles series. He has also published an ebook novella,The Last Skunk Ape: Evidence. A novel in progress, Growing Up Yankee in Cracker Florida, set in Melrose of the 1960s, is planned to be completed in 2015. For more information about these novels, visit his website at www. dunnscreekfantasy.com. pastel classes Classes by Kay Deuben. Sessions will be once a week on Tuesdays, March 11 through April 1 from 9 a.m. to noon. Space is limited. For more information call 352-475-2924 or gallery26melrose@gamail. com. Dance with The Imposters at the Artist Hall in Melrose 301 SR 26, Saturday, March 15 at 8 p.m. $10 donation at the door. Donations go toward the preservation of the church building as an Art and Culture Center. The Imposters, a Beatles tribute band started in 1984, is comprised of some of Gainesvilles finest musicians: Mike Boulware, Don David, Michael Derry, Ron Thomas, and Rob Rothschild. Enjoy these fine spring evenings by dancing to your favorite Beatles tunes. The building is the former Gallery 26. It is an old church built in the early 1920s with a wonderful hardwood dance floor. You cant miss it -it has ARTISTS painted prominently on the side. NOTE Continued from 1A BRADFORD Continued from 2A
4A Lake Region Monitor Thursday, March 6, 2014 Last Will and Testament Power of Attorney & Living Wills Living Trusts Probate Administration Real Estate and Closings Deed Preparation Contracts Family and Juvenile Law Criminal and Traffic Matters 189 S. Lawrence Blvd. Keystone Heights, FLFirmofVeRonicaROwens@aol.comwww.VeRonicaROwens.com VeRonica R. Owens Attorney at Law James 4:12 There is one Lawgiver, who is able to save. Good Shepherd Lutheran Church (LCMS)Sunday School 9 a.m. W orship Service at 10 a.m. 4900 NW 182nd Way Starke(Entrance to Conerly Estates on S.R. 16) (904) firstname.lastname@example.org Everyone Welcome!Childrens Church 10 a.m. Welcome Home To 4004 SE State Road 21, Keystone Heights, FL 32656 (352) 473-3829JOIN US THIS SUNDAY FOR WORSHIP i n our Fellowship Hall preaching on i n our Multi Ministry Worship Center i n our Sanctuary preaching on R omans 8:31-39 D inner Served (Call 352-473-3829 for reservations) B ible Study by Five Pivotal Moments on the Way to t he Cross The Church with a BIG HEAR Twhere the Word of God is faithfully taught!Ministries for Children (all ages) & Youth Sunday & Wednesday! Eryn Kelsey Horton Eryn Kelsey Horton is the daughter of Patricia and Kevin Horton of Keystone Heights. She is a member of the North Florida Elite Competitive Cheer team, a junior class representative and yearbook editor. She is dual enrolled at Santa Fe College. Horton enjoys cheering competitively and helping with the special needs team at North Florida Elite. She plans to attend Florida State University and major in nursing while minoring in world history. Jolene Faith Miller Jolene Faith Miller is the daughter of Jennifer Murray and Robert Miller of Keystone Heights. She is a member of the KHHS girls tennis team and the Friendship Bible Church youth group. She is dual enrolled at Santa Fe College and works at Community Church. Miller enjoys drawing, singing to herself and spending time with her friends and family. Miller plans to attend cosmetology school after graduation and enter a career as a hairdresser like her mother. Caitlin Jean-Marie Charrier Caitlin Jean-Marie Charrier is the daughter of Patricia and John Williams of Florahome. Charrier is a member of the National Honor Society, the girls soccer team, the academic team, mass media, the school advisory council and student council, and serves as vice president of the drama club. She enjoys playing soccer, painting, cinematography, writing and the performing arts. Charrier plans to attend Flagler College and doublemajor in mass communications and theater. She hopes to launch a career as a broadcast journalist and join the Screen Actors Guild. Jessica Renee Kelsey Beitz Jessica Renee Kelsey Beitz is the daughter of Angela and Donald Beitz of Keystone Heights. She has been a member of the KHHS dance team for the last three years and is also a member of the Key Club. Beitz said she is very passionate about dancing and enjoys spending her spare time helping people in need. She also likes to spend time with her family and friends. She looks up to her brother and would like to become like her mother someday, passionate and caring for others needs. Beitz said Jesus is number one in her life. She plans to become a registered nurse and specialize in neonatal nursing. Devvin Tailar MacKinnon Devvin Tailar MacKinnon is the daughter of Denise MacKinnon and Ross Delatelle of Keystone Heights. She is a member of the KHHS band, serves as captain of the parade color guard and helps in the nursery at Fresh Start Fellowship. She also works part time at the Keystone Inn. MacKinnon enjoys going on walks with her brothers and sisters, long car rides, beach trips and Saturday trips with her family. She also likes to draw and to go to church. MacKinnon plans to pursue a masters degree in college and start careers as a firefighter and social worker. She would like to buy her own house and settle down one day. Hannah Michelle Fox Hannah Michelle Fox is the daughter of Michelle and K.G. Fox of Keystone Heights. She serves as an editor for the yearbook and is a junior class representative. She is involved in tennis and is a member of the National Honor Society. She is also very involved in her church, serves as a worship leader in her youth group and is dual enrolled at Santa Fe College. Fox enjoys playing tennis, singing and writing. She plans to attend the University of North Florida after graduating with an AA degree and become an elementary school teacher for deaf children. Jessica Alexandria Grimaldo Jessica Alexandria Grimaldo is the daughter of Ana and Felipe Grimaldo of Keystone Heights. She is a member of the girls tennis team, the National Honor Society and is dual enrolled at Santa Fe College. She enjoys playing tennis and other sports, reading, shopping, swimming and spending time with her family and friends. Grimaldo plans to join the Marines, study veterinary medicine, get married and have two children. Moriah Irene Combass Moriah Irene Combass is the daughter of Kathy and Duane Combass of Keystone Heights. She is a member of the girls varsity soccer team and 4-H. She is raising a steer for the Clay County Fair. She is dual enrolled at Santa Fe College. Combass enjoys running, playing soccer and helping her dad work on her familys farm. She volunteers in a soup kitchen. During summers, she teaches Boy Scouts how to ride horses. Combass plans to graduate high school with an AA degree, attend Florida Gulf Coast University and earn a degree in sports medicine or nursing. Abby Elizabeth Darty Abby Elizabeth Darty is the daughter of Stacy and Walt Darty of Keystone Heights. She is involved in Students for Christ and is a big supporter of the activities of the junior class. She is a leader in the Trinity Baptist Church youth group, where she sings on the praise team. She is employed at North Florida Elite Cheer Gym where she serves as both coach and cheer captain for her competitive cheer squad. She is dual enrolled at Santa Fe College. Darty enjoys singing and spending time with her family and friends. She has a personal relationship with Jesus Christ and strives to put Him first in her life. She adores her mother and desires to be just like her one day. Darty plans to study nursing at Florida State University and would like to specialize in pediatrics. Riviere Appling Horton Miller Charrier Beitz MacKinnon Fox Grimaldo Combass Darty 11 contestants to compete for 50th Miss KHHS title Continued from 1A Urban Grit at Melrose Bay Melrose Bay Art Gallerys featured exhibition is the remarkable work of Alfred Phillips, Urban Grit. The paintings can be viewed at this Fridays Melrose Art Walk, 6:00-9:00 p.m. (after the Melrose Farmers Market in Heritage Park). Along with new work by over 30 members of the coop gallery, Phillips show runs through April 6th. Admission is free. Bellamy Road Presents Looking Out . From Within Twenty plus paintings by Florida artist Morri Sims. Sims is a painter, collage, and mixed media artist. An opening reception for the one-month exhibition will be on March 7, at 6 p.m. during the Melrose First Friday Art walk www.MelroseBayArtGallery.com Friday night, March 7thMelrose is the Place!
people I work with that do the work. I just feel like they let me think Im in charge. Overstreet laughed at that last comment before adding that its her husband, Grady, family and friends who allow her to do anything. When youre blessed with that, you just get things done, Overstreet said. Ive been very, very lucky to have a support group that has helped me to grow and to expand my world. Its the same approach Overstreet takes in regard to the Bradford County Relay for Life. She served as the chair of the event in 2012 and 2013, BY CLIFF SMELLEY Staff Writer Dimple Overstreet has always been one to get involved in various activities, trying to make the community a better place or helping others, whatever their needs may be. However, it has never been just Overstreet alone. Thats why she doesnt believe shes worthy of being singled out. Cheryl Canova, who has worked alongside Overstreet in various projects and groups, felt otherwise and successfully nominated her for Santa Fe Colleges annual Women of Distinction honor. Overstreet and Alachua County residents Patti Fabiani, Margaret Maples Gilliland, Shelley Fraser Mickle and Yvonne C. Rawls, along with Woman of Promise Haley Johnson, will be recognized during a Thursday, March 13, ceremony at the Fine Arts Hall on Santa Fes Northwest Campus in Gainesville at 5 p.m. Canova said Overstreet is deserving of the honor because of all the work she does in the community, much of which is behind the scenes. She should be recognized for her service to the community, Canova said. Overstreet said it means a lot that someone like Canova, who does so much for the community in her own right, would consider her worthy of such an honor. To know that someone like her, who is fantastic in this community, wouldve even considered methat right there was the honor without even going any farther, Overstreet said. Overstreet, though, just cant see what shes done to earn such an honor. I look at it as I do not do anything, she said. Its the Overstreet is 1 of 5 Women of Distinction Deggeller goes, Hey, thats going to be a good little fair. Why dont we bring this and this? Still, Theus is happy with what Deggeller Attractions is providing this year rides that include Vertigo, a set of swings that tower over the midway, and bumper cars, which the Bradford County Fair hasnt had in some time, Theus said. (A complete list of rides can be viewed on the website www. bradfordcountyfair.net.) Theus is excited about creating different themes for the fair. This years fair is billed as The Bradford Big Top and will feature a circus theme. Helping bring the big top to life will be Nojoes Clown Circus, which features trapeze performances and, of course, clown acts and activities, such as juggling. I saw them at the Jacksonville Fair, and I thought they were really good, Theus said. This years fair will include educational opportunities for children. Fifth-graders received fair passports at school and will fill them out by visiting the trivia boards in the fairs barns and buildings. Students will turn their passports into their teachers for a chance to win a $50 savings bond from Capital City Bank. Children of various ages will get the chance to win BY CLIFF SMELLEY Staff Writer This years Bradford County Fair includes a bit of the familiar, but manager Laura Theus is excited about whats different this year. The fair opens Tuesday, March 11, at 5 p.m. and runs through Sunday, March 16. That, itself, is a change as most recent fairs have been 10 days long. A six-day fair is more likely to have more people present at any given time, Theus said. That, she believes, will create a buzz and make for a more fun event. People will typically come out two, sometimes three, times to the fair, Theus said. When its spread out across 10 days, the crowd looks thin. Its always a lot more fun when there are more people. Another change Theus is excited about is a new midway provider in Deggeller Attractions, the same company that provides the midway for the Clay County Fair. Theus believes Deggeller Attractions will help the Bradford County Fair look better. In time, Deggeller could provide the fair with better rides that people arent used to seeing year after year, but Theus said it will take the support of the community to help bring that about. In other words, the community has to show Deggeller Attractions that the Bradford County Fair can grow and be successful. It may not be everything theyre hoping for, Theus said in regard to the communitys response to this years midway, but were hoping to grow. We need people to come out to our fair in droves this year. We need to get our numbers up to where Regional News Regional News B Section Thursday, March 6, 2014 News from Bradford County, Union County and the Lake Region FEATURES CRIME SOCIALS OBITUARIES EDITORIAL Are you familiar with the FREE Career and T echnical Education (CTE) Programs available to your children at the Bradford-Union Technical Center? Now is the time to contact your childs school or counselor about these great career-preparation opportunities and programs:BENEFITS: CTE Programs can qualify your child for the Florida Gold Seal Scholarship Students can earn credit at Santa Fe College Students can earn multiple Industry Certifications The average high school graduation rate for CTE students is 90%.of BMS and BHS Students Agriculture & Horticulture Automotive or Diesel Carpentry Computer Systems & Information Technology Culinary Arts D igital Design Early Childhood Education Emergency Medical Responder Health Sciences Welding*Availability limited *Some restrictions apply C ontact BHS at 966-6720 BMS at 966-6704 or BUTC at (904) 966-6769 for more information NORTH FLORIDA ANTIQUE ENGINE ASSOCIATION, INC. STARKE, FLORIDA112 miles north of Starke on US 301 Bradfor d County Fairgrounds, turn on Market Road East.March 6-8 F or Show Information contact Bobby Bennett at 386-496-3248Engine and Tractor Parts Vendors for set up fee and available space contact Rell Bennett at 352-213-2081 or email: email@example.com Parts V endors Manuals & Parts Books Buy Sell Trade ~ Flea Market www .nfaea.com This years fair has some new looks Dimple Overstreet (front row, far right) has been chosen to represent Bradford County as a Santa Fe College Woman of Distinction. Pictured on the front row with Overstreet are Women of Distinction Margaret Gilliland and Shelley Fraser Mickle; the back row includes Woman of Distinction Yvonne Rawls, Woman of Promise Haley Johnson and Woman of Distinction Patti Fabiani. RIGHT: Vertigo is one of 25 rides that will be supplied by new midway provider Deggeller Attractions. BELOW: This The Bradford Big Top. Helping bring the circus theme to life are the performers Circus. 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The Coast Guard 17th District 2013 Enlisted Petty Officer of the Year is Petty Officer 1st Class Christopher Taylor, a Melrose native serving as the engineering petty officer at Station Ketchikan, Alaska. Taylors nomination came as a result of his outstanding work maintaining Station Ketchikans 47and 25-foot small boats and the time he has devoted to his shipmates and the community of Ketchikan. Petty Officer Taylor flawlessly manages his duties as the engineering petty officer, said Senior Chief Petty Officer Kevin Smith, commanding officer, Station Ketchikan. His work ensures Station Ketchikan has top performing assets able to respond to mariners in distress and he is fully engaged in the mentorship and care for his subordinates, better preparing the next generation of petty officers for leading in the Coast Guard. Besides serving as co-chair of the Leadership Diversity Advisory Committee for all Ketchikan units, Taylor personally mentored 40 of his shipmates in physical fitness as Station Ketchikans unit health promotion coordinator, managed a five-day training period for 22 students of the Navy Junior Reserve Officers Training Corps and served as an active member of the Coast Guard Enlisted Association. However, Taylors time wasnt solely devoted to aiding his shipmates. Petty Officer Taylor spends an enormous amount of time improving the community of Ketchikan through his many volunteer activities, said Smith. As an active member of many organizations, he leads by example and is truly leaving Ketchikan better than he found it. In addition to his many contributions to the Coast Guard, Taylor found time to join the Ketchikan Rotary and the South Tongass Volunteer Fire Department. His dedication to serving the community also inspired him to volunteer with Big Brothers Big Sisters of Ketchikan and the Partnership Taylor is of the Year Christopher Taylor 2B Telegraph, Times & Monitor B Section Thursday, March 6, 2014 4 07 W. Washington St. Starke, FL (904)964-4361(Next to Bradford High School)Lic. #30969The FIRST preschool in town with monitored security cameras for the added safety of your children.Open MONDAY-FRIDAY 6:30 a.m. 6 p.m.July 1987 July 2012P re-K & child care for ages 1-12 yearsB radford Pre-SchoolIn Business Since July 1987BPS has so much to offer, not just academically but socially as well. We have field trips throughout the year and extended hours for after-school care. Linda Bryant, Owner F ull-time & part-time rates available. Hot, nutritious meals provided at no additional cost. Snacks too! C ome by and meet our staff ...Our pre-K teachers are all certified through the CDA classes. Florida Twin TheatreA ll Seats $6.00 Before 6 p.m. 964-5451* CLOSED MON & TUES SCREEN 1 SCREEN 2 Starts Friday Mar 7 V isit us on-line at www.FloridaTwinTheatre.comF ri, 7:00, 9:00 Sat, 5:00, 7:00, 9:00 Sun, 5:00, 7:00 Wed Thurs, 7:30 Now Showing PGT y BurrellF ri,8:00 Sat, 5:05, 8:00 Sun, 5:30 Wed Thurs, 7:15 PG-13Roma Downey inSon of GodMR. PEABOD Y & SHERMAN Harold Crews will celebrate his 90th birthday on Saturday, March 8, 2014, from 2:00 to 4:00 pm at Madison Street Baptist Church. Harold was born on March 16, 1924 in Starke, to Kirby and Carrie Crews. He served in the US Army in World War II and was a Starke policeman for 20 years. Harold was married to Wanda (Crosby) Crews for 49 years. Friends and relatives are encouraged to come by and celebrate with Harold. No presents please. For more information, persons interested may call or text 352-226-6178. Socials Haley Shiann Anders of Starke and Dustin Dusty Garrett Reddish of Lake Butler, announce their engagement. Haley is the daughter of Scotty and Lynne Anders of Starke. She is graduate of Bradford High School, class of 2011. Dustin is the son of Dean Reddish of Starke and Tracey Starling of Lake Butler. He is graduate of Union High School, class of 2011. The wedding will be on March 7, 2015 at The Barn at Rembert Farms in Alachua. Friends and family are invited. Anders, Reddish to wed March 7 Dustin Reddish and Haley Anders Lindsey Smith of Starke and Drew Carroll of Keystone Heights announce their engagement. Lindsey is the daughter of Jerry and Denise Smith of Starke. She is a 2003 graduate of Bradford High School, and a 2007 graduate of Santa Fe College in Dental Hygiene. She is employed by Talisha Cunningham, D.M.D. Drew is the son of Freddie and June Carroll of Keystone Heights. He is a 2001 graduate of Keystone Heights High School and is self-employed. The wedding will be March 8, 2014 at the Florida Agricultural Museum in Palm Coast with reception to follow. Invitations have been sent. Smith, Carroll to wed March 8 Drew Carroll and Lindsey Smith Devin Baldree of Starke and David Nichols also of Starke announce their engagement. Devin is the daughter of David and Tammy Baldree of Starke and graduated from Bradford High School in 2003. David is the son of Philip and Susan Nichols of Starke and graduated from Bradford High School in 2004. The wedding will be on March 15 at 6 p.m. with the reception following at the bridess parents house. Friends and family are invited. Baldree, Nichols to wed March 15 Devin Baldree and David Nichols Crews to celebrate 90th birthday March 8 Harold Crews in Education program. Taylor also organized several roadside cleanups, recovering 2,000 pounds of trash from the Ketchikan roadway. Its a tremendous honor to be selected from among the many great Coast Guard men and women who serve in this challenging environment, said Taylor. Im very lucky to serve alongside the outstanding crew at Station Ketchikan that has made this job so rewarding. The deadline for the $1,000 Betty Warren Memorial Scholarship, sponsored by the Col. Samuel Elbert Chapter, National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution, is March 31. Apply for Betty Warren scholarship by March 31 The Rotary Club of Starkes seventh annual Beast Feast will be held Saturday, March 22, at 6 p.m. at the Bradford Sportsmens Farm in Graham. There will a live band, raffle and auction items up for bid, plus cash drawings using the event tickets. Tickets are $50 each and can be purchased from any Rotarian or at the Bradford County Telegraph. For more information, call Jessie Myers at 352-258-5292 or Kevin Miller at the Telegraph at 904-964-6305. Funds raised will help the Starke Rotary Beast Feast is March 22 club support scholarships for Santa Fe College, local Boy Scouts, the Food Pantry, Rotary International efforts in fighting Polio and many other community service projects throughout the year. Santa Fe College students at the Andrews Center or Watson Center may apply if: Their course of study is American history, education or medical and related fields; Freshman year (24 credit hours) completed at Santa Fe College; Grade-point average of at least 3.0; Sophomore year will be completed at Santa Fe. The scholarship may be renewed one time the following semester per the instructions on the application check list. Application check lists and financial-need forms can be obtained at either the Andrews Center in Starke or the Watson Center in Keystone Heights.
Its a blessing, Ardley said. Ardley played defensive back and wide receiver at BHS and said he will be a safety at Ellsworth. Bradford assistant coach Josh Burch said Ardley was a huge asset on the defensive side of the ball. This season, in particular, he was Mr. Everything for us on defense, Burch said. Whenever we needed to make a play, he was the one to do it. Ardley said he was surprised he didnt attract interest from other schools. Burch said the Ellsworth coaches felt the same way, telling Reynolds they were BY CLIFF SMELLEY Staff Writer He didnt know if this day would ever arrive, but Bradford High School senior Keaaris Ardley finally got his chance, accepting an offer to play football at Ellsworth Community College in Iowa Falls, Iowa. Ardley, who signed a letter of intent at BHS on Feb. 26, said he went from crying and praying for an opportunity to getting the good news from BHS head coach Steve Reynolds that Ellsworth was interested in him. BY CLIFF SMELLEY Staff Writer The 64 th edition of the Bradford County Fair starts Tuesday, March 11, at 5 p.m., and people can gain free admission until 7 p.m. that night with donations of canned goods or non-perishable food items. Food collected on the opening night will be donated to the Bradford Food Pantry. (People may make monetary donations as well.) Opening night also features unlimited ride armbands for $12. Admission to the fair is $5 for adults and $3 for children in grades 1-12. (Children 5 and under are admitted free.) Fair passes, which are good for every day of the fair, are available for $15 each. Ride armbands are $18 March 12-14, $20 on March 15 from 1 p.m. until 5 p.m. and $25 that same day from 5 p.m. until midnight. Armbands may be purchased in advance at a discount ($15) and used during any date. Advance armbands may be purchased in Starke at the North Florida Regional Chamber of Commerce, Community State Bank and Images Salon, in Lawtey at Lawtey City Hall, and in Lake Butler at Community State Bank and Lake Butler Hospital. Hours of operation are 5-11 p.m. on March 11-14, 1 p.m.midnight on Saturday, March 15, and 1-9 p.m. on Sunday, March 16. (Exhibits will close at 10 p.m. each night.) Thursday, March 13, is Dollar Day, with all rides requiring just a $1 ticket, while Sunday, March 16, is Family Day, where a $10 admission gives you unlimited rides all day. Nojoes Clown Circus will present entertainment every day of the fair by the midway stage. Shows will be 6:30 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. Tuesday through Friday, March 11-14, 3:30 p.m., 6:30 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. on Saturday, March 15, and 3 p.m. and 5:30 p.m. on Sunday, March 16. The Second Chance Live Reptile Show will be presented several times in Building 2 by the horticulture exhibit area. Shows are scheduled for 7:30 p.m. Thursday through Saturday, March 13-15, as well as at 2:30 p.m. on March 15. The Bradford-Union Swine Associations 4-H and FFA swine show will take place Tuesday, March 11, at 6:30 p.m. The awards show will be Friday, March 14, at 6 p.m., with the auction to follow. The Bradford-Union Cattlemen Associations 4-H and FFA steer show is Wednesday March 12, at 6 p.m., followed by the beef breed show on Thursday, March 13, at 7 p.m. The breed and steer awards will be presented on Saturday, March 15, at 5 p.m., with the auction to follow. Other notable events on Friday, March 14, include the 4-H and FFA livestock judging contest at 8:30 a.m. and the BradfordUnion Swine Association buyers dinner at 5 p.m. On Saturday, March 15, the 4-H strawberry pie contest and auction will be held at 12:15 p.m., while the Sunburst Beauty Pageant will be at 1 p.m. The Bradford-Union Cattlemen Association buyers dinner is at 3 p.m., while the strawberry auction will be held following the breed and steer auction. Prior to the start of the fair, the 4-H Youth Goat Show and Little Kids Exhibition will be held on Saturday, March 8, at 2 p.m. For more information on the fair, please visit the website www.bradfordcountyfair.net. This website also includes a link to the fairs Facebook page. You may also call the fair office at 904-964-5252. Thursday, March 6, 2014 Telegraph, Times & Monitor B Section 3B Help Food Pantry, enjoy ride special on fairs opening night ride armbands by submitting drawings, poems or mini essays. Ten winners will be selected on Friday, March 14. More information can be obtained once the fair opens at the Bradford County Fair booth. Its just to bring about more awareness, promote education and promote a relationship between the fair and the schools since most of the kids spend their spring break here anyway, Theus said. Despite the changes, some things will be the same. Theus said there will always be exhibits, local civic organizations and other sights people expect to see year after year at the fairand thats good. There are some mainstays you want to keep to make it have that homey feel, she said. Theus, though, believes the fair can mix the old and the new and grow into a larger event. That will take some time, though, with community support so critical over the next couple of years. We dont want to lose that small-town, homecoming feel, but we do want to grow, Theus said. I would like to see our attendance be 30,000 to 40,000. I think we can do it. I think thats an achievable goal. FAIR Continued from 1B 103 Edwards Road (next to Fays Salon)Starke 904-964-7579 Bradfords Ardley to play football at Iowas Ellsworth See ARDLEY, 10B BHS senior Keaaris Ardley signs his letter of intent to play football at Ellsworth Community College. He is accompanied by his mother, Aurilla Williams, and BHS assistant coach Josh Burch.
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It has been my experience that I had to sign my name in order to get a letter to the editor printed in the paper. This has been the policy and past practice of the Dear Editor: In a Letter to the Editor on February 27, 2014, Concerned Citizens of Union County wanted to know if they have a voice in the matter of who is Sheriff in Union County. Yes they do, on November 4, 2014. Due to recent unfortunate circumstances and as stipulated in Florida Statute, the Governor must appoint the person to fill the office until there is an election and has apparently decided Brad Whitehead was most suited for the time being. Unlike applying for a job as a greeter at Wal-Mart where you apply, interview and possibly get hired, the Sheriff is elected. Minimum qualifications for being a sheriff are that you be 18 years old, a registered voter and a citizen of Florida. In the past, the citizens of Union County have spoken at the polls and elected a father, then a son and the county was well served by both as evidenced by their long years of service. With the current Sheriff having been a law enforcement officer since 1998 as a Fire Marshal and a Inspector Generals Office Senior Inspector having conducted criminal investigations on the street as well as in prisons and routinely worked in cooperation with other federal, state and county agencies, I would hazard a guess he knows his way around the legal processes from commission of the crime, through the courts and to the gates of Union Correctional Institution. His years of experience as an Assistant Warden reveals a demonstrated ability to supervise a much larger group of diverse personnel than found in our small Sheriffs Office. If he has a desire to run in November, Ill vote for him. Everyone else can vote for whom they choose and well see how it shakes out. Its the American way, love it or leave it. Jack Schenck Lake Butler Election is voice for concerned citizens Dont base vote for UC sheriff on last name, concerned citizens Dear Editor: We live in a time where controversy manifests in every thing we do in life. I listen to the News from Jacksonville and other high crime areas around the United States and overseas and count my blessings that I live in Mayberry People can make fun of our town if they find that it brings them joy, but when my grandchildren go to school and I see the sheriffs department watching over all the school zones equally and diligently I feel relieved. We moved here when I was twelve years old and I had been enrolled in more than twenty one different schools by the seventh grade. My Father was looking for his calling and a place that felt like home. I didnt know it at the time but that was what was happening in our life. He was introduced to a law enforcement officer from this county, Carl Miles, who was the investigator at that time. My dad sold him a motorhome and they became hunting buddys. Well, he offered my dad a job here as a deputy To concerned citizens: Give sheriff a chance and he was hooked/ reeled in the boat, and deep fried Lake Butler style. Sheriff John Whitehead and his family took us under their wing and we found home. My daddy flourished and became a top notch investigator and interrogator as well. He went to schools and became a finger print analysis expert and as they say, he always got his man or woman as the case may be. He never aspired to be Sheriff, I think it was because working for Sheriff John and then Sheriff Jerry Whitehead my father had too much respect for either of them to even consider doing the job they did wholeheartedly. So, this brings me to the point which has been thrown out for the wolves to chew on, how did we get our current Sheriff. I believe in a lot of things, and until proven different I stand firm on my convictions/ common sense, and knowledge of small town life. The Sheriffs position is not a monarchy, and you the concerned citizens who will not even sign your name to an editorial want us to listen to you, I fear that you believe yourself to be above all others and your excellence in character gives you authority to belittle our newly appointed Sheriff. He came into the office filled with people who had grown up with his father and worked for his grandfather and on the heels of his fathers death, tried to restore continued protection for our county. You speak that he has no education, well it is a known fact that he has worked in the Corrections Department for quite some time and he is willing and able to attend and learn just like his father did all that is required to fill the shoes of a good and fair Sheriff. Lake Butler is a small town, a comfortable place where we all know each other. Church bells ring out on Sunday mornings and our community is rich in interest for our youth and elderly. The legacy of the Whitehead Family is a tradition that has shaped and given our county whats left of the hope of America. We can let our kids play outside, walk at night the sidewalks, and know all the workers in every business in the county by first name. I dont want to live in a place that you have to have bars on your windows, or cant open your doors and windows for fresh air, and especially not in a town where I cant walk into the Sheriffs office and find smiling faces prepared to help with trivial events. I am going to close shortly, my husband tells everyone when they ask us where do we live, he says, In Gods Country/ and he means it. If people are not comfortable with small town life then they should move to an area where they can put dead bolts/ slide locks, and a vicious bulldog chained to the steps to keep away criminals who are on the prowl. For the sake of our wonderful community here and our children/ and hopefully one day their children/ let this community give our new Sheriff time to prove that he is me man for the job. Let him show us his aspirations and let him be an inspiration to all our familys in this county. We support him in all that he does/ and we support the Sheriffs office and all of its employees. Open your eyes and look with hope, not hate and malice. If you want a chance to make your voice heard then make an appropriate request for town / county meeting where we can all gather at appointed time and let your questions be legitimate and formally introduced so that our new Sheriff can give you the answer that you desire. I pray and find my strength in the knowledge that what will be is in Gods plan. Let your prayer be that you can resolve your issues with the Sheriffs department and let our quiet life and respectable Dear Editor: I realize that I am slow witted and hard headed, but when it comes to capital punishment for atrocious and vicious murders there should be no guessing or questions about its use. The only question about its use is why does it take so long to carry out the punishment. To me, its an abuse of governmental responsibility when it takes ten, fifteen or forty years to carry out such a sentence. It should not take thirty-five thousands a year to keep a prisoner locked up, but it does. To pay this much for one who has been sentenced to die is simply Justice denied. Our governor is carrying out his responsibility when he signs a death warrant. I believe that a person convicted and sentenced to death for a capital crime should exhaust his or her appeals within three years. Anything more than that is an abuse of taxpayers money. I realize that there are those who get wrapped in some distorted moral issue or thinks its the Christian thing to do, but is it? Especially when the type of killing is so atrocious that had they been present when it was a member of their own family, they would not be so soft headed. What really surprises me is for Buster Rahn, who has been involved in the prison system and has read the horrors appearing in a convicted prisoners jacket Only question regarding capital punishment: Why does it take so long? Dear Editor: Mrs. Ripka had a lot of information about medicaid in her letter 2-27-14. I thought maybe she would like some to add to her collection. I am not talking numbers I am giving first hand on the job experience. I am a retired R.N. with 55 years of experience 45 years of that time working in the operating room. In all that time I never saw a person in need of medical care turned away. In the last 30 years I cant give you a number of times (it was great) that I helped do surgery (sometimes life threatening) for people from Canada, England, Spain & other countries that have Socialized Medicine they were put on a list and if they died before they got to the top oh well. I have a friend thats in her 80s that needed a procedure done. She was told due to her age the only thing that was to be done was keep her comfortable, her procedure was too expensive for her age. What good is insurance if a death squad (not medically trained) said too expensive. I wonder if Mrs Ripka has a grandmother or older mom that this might apply to? Matthew 2540 In as much as ye have done it unto one of the least of these my brethren ye have done it unto me. Could apply here too. We are talking take a life? Are the elderly the least of these? P.S. The people from around the world that came to the U.S.A. for help now have nowhere to go. Doris Sandberg, R.N. Nurse speaks to letter on Medicaid Union County Times/Bradford Telegraph. What happened? It is my understanding that Governor Scott heard from numerous concerned citizens in Union County via emails, letters, and telephone calls prior to appointing the new sheriff. I for one wrote a letter to the Governor expressing my voice. The questions that were posed in last weeks letter to the editor would have been better addressed to the Governor. Only he can answer who was granted an interview, why, and what he based his appointment on. I mean no disrespect when I say this, but Brad Whitehead is his own man. He is neither his dad nor his grandfather. I appeal to the citizens of Union County to give him a chance. Let him prove himself and not ride on the laurels of his predecessors. I also strongly encourage any concerned citizens to go sit down and talk with the newly appointed sheriff. Let Brad Whitehead share his heart and the direction that he intends to lead the sheriffs office and this county. In closing, we all have a voice and will have a chance to be heard in the upcoming election. I trust that the people in Union County will vote their convictions based on the job that Brad has or has not done during his appointment..not based solely on the fact that his last name is Whitehead! Margie Coburn Happy citizen of Union County community flourish once again. Yours truly, Terri Cochran Wilson would even believe that such a punishment is overdue. Buster, wake up and count the money being wasted. Malcolm Hill Morgan Road
Kalen McGill hit an RBI double in the top of the sixth to give visiting P.K. Yonge a 2-1 win over Bradford in an earlyseason showdown between two teams with goals of going far in the postseason. The Blue Wave, regional finalists the past two seasons in Class 3A, moved up to Class 4A this season and into District 5 with Bradford, a state semifinalist from last season. McGills hit was just one of three off of Bradford pitcher Ashton Adkins, but it was enough to give P.K. Yonge the early lead in the district with a 5-0 record. Bradford (6-1, 3-1) got an RBI single from Lainie Rodgers, while Lindsey Wiggins was 2-for-3. Prior to playing P.K. Yonge, the Tornadoes recorded wins over Gainesville and Providence. Adkins gave up two hits and no walks, while striking out nine in a 7-0 road win over Gainesville on Feb. 25. Annie Luke was 2-for-4 with a double and an RBI, while Adkins, Rodgers, Jaci Atkinson and Sabina Watson each had an RBI. Adkins and Rodgers each hit a double. On Feb. 27, Taylor Cruce and Jordan Davis combined to drive in 11 runs as Bradford defeated visiting Providence 13-2. Davis hit one home run, while Cruce, who was 4-for-4, homered twice and hit a double. Atkinson, Rodgers and Wiggins were each 2-for-3, with Rodgers driving in a run. Adkins was 2-for-2 with a double. Shelby Wilkison pitched a complete game (five innings), giving up one earned run on five hits and four walks. She had four strikeouts. The Tornadoes played district opponent Santa Fe this past Tuesday and will host district opponent Keystone Heights on Thursday, March 6, at 7 p.m. Bradford then travels to Gainesville to play P.K. Yonge again on Friday, March 7, at 6 p.m. Thursday, March 6, 2014 Telegraph, Times & Monitor B Section 5B STARKE 904-368-0131 1101 S. 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Yonge takes early district lead over Bradford C ommercial Residential Fleets Autogas Farms Industry Piping for NewConstruction or Home Remodeling M ost Major Brands Factory Trained4031 S.W SR 121 Lake Butler, FL 32054 W illiamsLPGas.com email@example.com(386) 496-3725 Zach DeWitt and Jacob Luke each homered and drove in two runs as the Bradford High School baseball team snapped a twogame losing streak and defeated visiting Forrest 7-3 on March 3. Wyatt Barnes, who hit a double, and Carson Yowell each had an RBI for the Tornadoes, who improved to 4-5. DeWitt (1-0) earned the win, giving up one run on one hit and one walk in four innings of relief. He had seven strikeouts. Prior to playing Forrest, the Tornadoes improved to 2-1 in District 5-4A by defeating host Interlachen 9-3 on Feb. 25. As in the Forrest game, Bradford had two players hit home runs: Wyatt Collins and Jackson Reddish. Collins, who was 3-for-4, and Reddish each had two RBI, while Luke and Yowell each had three. Luke was 2-for-2 with a double and a triple while Yowell was 2-for-3 with a sacrifice. Alex Mejias drove in a run and was 3-for-3 on stolen-base attempts. Caleb Polk, who hit a double, was the winning pitcher, giving up one run on three hits and three walks in four innings. He evened his record to 1-1. On Feb. 27, the Tornadoes traveled to play Suwannee, losing 5-2. Bradford had just five hits, with Luke going 2-for-3 with an RBI. Yowell drove in a run as well. Bradford got a solid outing from Reddish on the mound on Feb. 28, but the end result was a 1-0 loss to visiting Middleburg on Feb. 28. Reddish (0-3) struck out 10 batters and gave up just three hits and two walks in a completegame effort. As in the Suwannee loss, the Tornadoes were held to five hits. Reddish went 2-for-4, while Barnes hit a double. Bradford hosts Ridgeview on Friday, March 7, at 6:30 p.m. before traveling to play Bishop Snyder on Monday, March 10, at 4:30 p.m. The Tornadoes then travel to play Eastside on Tuesday, March 11, at 7 p.m. DeWitt, Luke go deep in BHS win over Forrest Bryce Plummer drove in four runs in the Keystone Heights High School baseball teams 6-5 District 5-4A win over host Santa Fe on March 1. Keystone (3-3, 1-1) got a game-winning RBI single from Tristan Starling, while Plummer was 2-for-4 with two doubles. Kyle Hix also had an RBI for Keystone, while Jerrett Tschorn hit a double. Prior to playing Santa Fe, the Indians lost to Buchholz and Williston. Buchholz and pitchers David Lee and Andrew MacNeil held Keystone hitless as the visiting Bobcats won 4-0 on Feb. 25. On Feb. 27, the Indians traveled to play Williston, losing 12-2 in five innings. Hix had an RBI, while Tschorn went 2-for-2 with a double. Keystone played district opponent Fort White this past Tuesday and will travel to play Buchholz on Tuesday, March 11, at 7 p.m. Keystone edges Santa Fe for district baseball win Visiting Newberry held the Union County High School baseball team to two hits in handing the Tigers a 7-2 District 7-1A loss on March 3. Corey Hersey had both hits, going 2-for-2 with a double. The Tigers (6-3, 1-2 in District 7) had won their previous three games, beginning with an 11-0 win over host Bell on Feb. 24. Cole Kite drove in three runs, while Corey Hersey, Garrett Hersey, Colten McAlister, Trey Owen and Chris Starling each had one RBI. Garrett Hersey was 3-for-4, while Owen hit a double. Ty Cook, who hit a double as well, was the winning pitcher. He threw the first four innings, giving up two hits and one walk. He had four strikeouts. In relief, Jordan Bryant gave up no hits and one walk. On Feb. 25, Starling drove in three runs as the Tigers defeated visiting Crescent City 6-2. Starling, Kite and Brandon Tigers fall to 1-2 in district Ames each hit a double, while Owen went 2-for-4 with a home run and two RBI. McAlister drove in one run. Owen started on the mound and earned the win, giving up no runs on two hits and two walks through four innings. Bryant and Kite combined to give up one hit in relief. Josh Glover drove in three runs, while Starling and Corey Hersey each drove in two in Unions 15-5 win over district opponent Dixie County on Feb. 28 in Cross City. Glover and Starling were 2-for-4 and 2-for-3, respectively, with Starling and Hersey each hitting a double. Kite and McAlister were each 2-for-3, with Kite hitting a double and McAlister driving in a run. Caleb Cox, Austin Green and Tyler Lewis each had an RBI, with Cox hitting a double. Hersey started on the mound and threw three of the games five innings to earn the win. He gave up one run on not hits and two walks. He had five strikeouts. Glover and Sam Lovelace combined to give up two hits in relief. Union travels to play district opponent Chiefland on Thursday, March 6, at 7 p.m. Bradford High School had 11 earn first-, secondor thirdplace finishes in its first boys weightlifting meet of the season, while Zach Windle, Jarvis DeSue and Markel Parks won their weight classes during the Tornadoes second meet. The Tornadoes opened the season with a meet against Madison County and Yulee on Feb. 10, with Parks winning the heavyweight class with a 625-pound total. Four lifters placed second: Windle in the 119 class with a 240 total, DeSue in the 154 class with a 455 total, Corey Robinson in the 183 class with a 405 total and John Spencer in the heavyweight class with a 540 total. Placing third for Bradford were Ethan Falstreaux in the 129 class with a 290 total, Dequan Blackshear in the 154 class with BHS lifters earn 10 topa 400 total, Shannon Jenkins in the 169 class with a 375 total, Clayton Woods in the 183 class with a 400 total, Clayton Cooksey in the 199 class with a 395 total and Toddreke Reed in the 238 class with a 450 total. In a Feb. 18 meet with Union County and Fort White, Windle, DeSue and Parks each placed first. Windle and DeSue had totals of 250 and 485, respectively, while Parks had a total of 645. Roderick Broomfield (139 class) and Blackshear each placed second with totals of 330 and 415, respectively, while Reed placed third with a 445 total. Keystone Heights High School won every weight class but one in a 58-24 win over Interlachen in a Feb. 21 boys weightlifting meet. Earning wins were Austin Lester (119 class) with a 285 total, Steve Beverly (129) with a 425 total, Lane Blanton (139) with a 500 total, Josh Knight (154) with a 505 total, Ethan Horton (169) with a 345 total, Chase Musselman (183) with a 560 total, Johnnie Fitts (199) with a 520 total, Darein Gilio (219) with a 580 total and James Anderson (heavyweight) with a 530 total. Five lifters placed second: Taylor Beall (129) with a 315 total, Dakota Black (139) with a 430 total, Brandon Johnson (154) with a 500 total, Matt West (183) with a 500 total and Nate Pate (199) with a 480 total. Placing third were Nick McLeod (119) with a 165 total, Dalton Watts (219) with a 470 total, Joe Pace (238) with a 440 total and Matthew White (heavyweight) with a 210 total. Prior to the Interlachen meet, Keystone finished in a 45-45 tie with Union County on Feb. 10. Five lifters earned wins against Union: Dakota Hodge (129) with a 400 total, Black with a 440 total, Knight with a 480 total, West with a 480 total and Jacob White (238) with a 490 total. Placing second were Robert Indians dominate meet against Interlachen See LIFT, 8B
6B Telegraph, Times & Monitor B Section Thursday, March 6, 2014 t Crime t The following individuals were arrested recently by local law enforcement officers in Bradford, Union or Clay (Keystone Heights area) counties: Bradford Eddie John Allen, 19, of Starke was arrested Feb. 28 by Starke police for trespassing. According to the arrest report, Allen was found sleeping in an apartment at The Apartments in Starke, claiming he had permission to do so from a resident of the place. The lessee of the apartment told police he didnt have permission, and when Allen was asked to leave, he became agitated and refused. He was arrested, and the owner of the complex asked the police to place a trespass order against him, so if he tries to enter the complex again he can be arrested. Bond was set at $500 for this charge. Craig Detrick Archie, 31, of Melrose was arrested March 2 by Starke police on an out-of-county warrant from Clay and for two charges of resisting an officer. According to the arrest report, officers were at a residence investigating Archies alleged involvement with a vehicle theft when they discovered the outstanding warrant from Clay County for trafficking hydrocodone within 1,000 feet of a school. When police asked Archie for his Social Security number, he went in the bedroom of the residence, and then dove out the window and fled the scene. Several other officers and a K-9 were brought in, and the K-9 tracked Archie several blocks away, hiding in a boat shell in someones backyard. Archie was arrested and bond for the resisting-officer charges was set at $3,000. The bond for the Clay County warrant was $125,003. Jennifer Anciletta Bass, 28, of Starke was arrested March 1 by Bradford deputies for failure to appear and resisting an officer. Bond was set at $20,000. Rickie Louis Bingham, 59, of Orlando was arrested Feb. 27 by Starke police for trespassing. According to the arrest report, Bingham was observed inside the One Stop Cleaners Laundromat past midnight by an officer that knew he was already trespassed from the facility. He was arrested, with bond set at $500. Tessi Shrnez Cooper, 24, of Melrose was arrested Feb. 28 by Starke police on a warrant for possession of marijuana, selling marijuana, cruelty toward a child and public order crime-using a structure for drug activity. The warrant stems from a search conducted by the SPD Street Crimes Unit at the end of January in an apartment at Whispering Oaks. Bond was set at $17,500. Julian Alan Courson, 51, of Lawtey was arrested March 1 by Bradford deputies for disorderly conduct and resisting an officer. According to the arrest report, deputies were called to a residence in Lawtey due to a fight between Courson and Carl McKinley. Both were arrested, and bond was set at $1,000. Chuckie Detroy Covington, 24, of Starke was arrested Feb. 25 by Starke police for assault. According to the arrest report, the victim (a relative) came home and saw Covington outside his home with what appeared to be a knife in his hand. He asked Covington what he was doing, and Covington threatened to kill the victim and his family. The victim called the police, and they encountered Covington a few blocks away and arrested him the second time he has been arrested for threatening the same family member by SPD. Bond was set at $10,000. Joshua Don Crews, 30, of Starke was arrested Feb. 28 by Bradford deputies for probation violation. Marc Howard Duncan, 20, of Lawtey was arrested Feb. 27 by Starke police for shoplifting. According to the arrest report, Duncan was observed at Walmart in Starke removing his tennis shoes and putting on a pair of boots, and then placing his tennis shoes in the box and leaving them in the shoe department. Police were called and found Duncan waiting at the pharmacy in Walmart for a prescription. The tags from the boots had been removed and placed in the box with the tennis shoes, but Duncan claimed he wasnt stealing the shoes, he was just trying them out. He was arrested, with bond set at $500. John Mason Folsom, 23, of Starke was arrested March 3 by Starke police for possession of marijuana. According to the arrest report, an off-duty SPD officer was leaving Walmart when he observed a vehicle almost strike a person in the crosswalk and continue driving. The vehicle went by the off-duty officer, and the officer could smell marijuana coming from it. The officer watched the vehicle continue to drive around the parking lot with little regard for pedestrians, and when it went by him again, he observed Folsom smoking a marijuana cigarette. He stopped the vehicle, identified himself as an off-duty police officer and called for an officer on duty to come to Walmart. The cigarette was positively identified as marijuana, and Folsom was arrested. Folsom told the officer he was on lunch break from a nearby restaurant and thought he would slowly cruise through the parking lot while he smoked the marijuana. Regina Melissa Foster, 32, of Starke was arrested Feb. 26 by Starke police for an out-ofcounty warrant. Bond was set at $82.19. Levi Zebulon Gaylord, 33, of Starke was arrested March 3 by Bradford deputies for probation violation, with no bond set. Timothy Allen Gray, 36, of Middleburg was arrested Feb. 25 by Bradford deputies for battery and for disturbing the peace. According to the arrest report, Gray was beating on the door and window of a residence looking for someone. When Recent arrests in Bradford, Clay or Union the homeowner came out, Gray pushed him against the door and said he wasnt leaving until the person came out. The homeowner asked his wife to call police, and Gray finally left. He was located later and arrested, with bond set at $4,000. Marklee John Harris, 32, of Starke was arrested Feb. 28 by Bradford deputies for two outof-county warrants from Clay for failure to appear for original charges of burglary and grand theft. Bond was set at $45,015. Jamie Leigh Israel, 36, of Starke was arrested Feb. 27 by Bradford deputies for probation violation. Bond was set at $10,000. Ricky Romero Johnson, 46, of Jacksonville was arrested Feb. 25 by the Florida Highway Patrol on an out-of-county warrant. Bond was set at $1,502. Autumn Lafferty, 33, of Lancaster, Ohio, was arrested March 2 by Starke police for larceny and resisting an officer, and by Bradford deputies for disturbing the peace and fraud by impersonation. According to the SPD arrest report, Lafferty was staying at the victims residence and took the victims vehicle without permission. She eventually left it at the Kangaroo Store in Starke on S.R. 16, later telling officers she was too intoxicated to drive. (She was arrested at the same Kangaroo Feb. 21 for disorderly intoxication.) During the investigation, she gave a false name to both SPD and BCSO. Bond was set at $4,500 for the recent charges. Sylvester Lott, 58, of Starke was arrested Feb. 28 by Starke police for driving while license suspended or revoked. Bond was set at $500. Michelle Faile Lovell, 46, of Starke was arrested March 2 by Starke police for two charges of hit and run-property damage. According to the arrest report, Lovell first struck a vehicle in the parking lot of Captain Ds, told the owner of the vehicle she had to get insurance information and then fled in reverse behind the store and over to the Taco Bell parking lot. She became stuck on a curb, then started rocking the vehicle back and forth before coming unstuck and striking a concrete block and another car in the Taco Bell lot. She then left the parking lot and fled on U.S. 301 North. Two Taco Bell employees witnessed the incident, and with the tag information, police were able to identify and arrest Lovell at her home in Starke. When arrested, she had a strong odor of alcohol on her, according to the report. Bond was set at $1,000. Carl Frances McKinley, 33, of Lawtey was arrested March 1 by Bradford deputies for disorderly conduct and resisting an officer. According to the arrest report, deputies were called to a residence in Lawtey due to a fight between McKinley and Julian Courson. Both were arrested and bond was set at $1,000. Jo es Tires 13761 South US 301 Starke(1/2 mile south of walmart) 964-(8473)
The following individuals were arrested recently by local law enforcement officers in Bradford, Union or Clay (Keystone Heights area) counties: Bradford Jennifer Irene Rhoden, 27, of Hampton was arrested Feb. 28 by Bradford deputies for failure to appear. Bond was set at $1,000. Jarvis Anton Sampson, 26, a DOC inmate, was arrested Feb. 28 by Bradford deputies for lewd and lascivious behaviorcommitting sex act in presence of a correctional facility employee. Bond was set at $15,000. Joseph Michael Starling, 40, of Hampton was arrested March 2 by Bradford deputies for battery. According to the arrest report, Starling had been drinking and started arguing with a female victim before pushing her down and getting on top of her and trying to rip her thumb off. He was arrested, with bond set at $1,500. He was later charged in jail with two counts of withholding child support, with bond set at $2,122. Justice Lee Steele, 52, of Gainesville was arrested Feb. 28 by Bradford deputies for probation violation. Gerome Gerald Stevens, 50, of Starke was arrested March 1 by Starke police for driving while license suspended or revoked. Eddie Lee Thompkins, 23, of Jacksonville was arrested Feb. 26 by Starke police for driving while license suspended or revoked. Lauren Nicole Trouard, 19, of Ponte Vedra Beach was arrested March 3 by Bradford deputies for driving under the influence and for two charges of possessing counterfeit drivers licenses. According to the arrest report, Trouard was stopped by a deputy for speeding and failing to maintain her vehicle in a single lane. After undergoing a field sobriety test, she was arrested for DUI. A subsequent search of her vehicle turned up two Georgia drivers licenses with her information, showing her to be 21 years old. Several open cans of beer and vodka were also in the vehicle. Brittany Veltri, 22, of Sarasota was arrested Feb. 27 by Starke police for larceny. According to the arrest report, she was observed in Walmart putting jewelry on, placing several items in her purse and then paying for several other items before attempting to leave the store. She was detained until police arrived. When asked why she took the items, she stated, Im stupid, and that her credit card had 15 grand on it. Bond was set at $500. Sean Joseph Whelehan, 37, of Starke was arrested March 1 by Bradford deputies for aggravated assault and obstructing justice. According to the arrest report, Whelehan threatened the victim with a knife after she refused to let him use her vehicle. The victim (a relative) had picked Whelehan up from work when he became angry and made the threats on the way to the victims home. When the victim tried to call police, Whelehan took the phone from her, followed her inside and unplugged the phone jacks. The victim was able to call police from inside her locked bedroom, and Whelehan was arrested, with bond set at $25,000. Keystone/Melrose Patrick Coleman, 29, of Keystone Heights was arrested Feb. 28 by Clay deputies for illegal dumping. Mitchell Brown, 46, of Keystone Heights was arrested March 3 by Clay deputies for DUI. Joshua Crews, 30, of Starke was arrested Feb. 26 by Clay deputies for a probation violation. Kristi Dodd, 39, of Keystone Heights was arrested March 3 for failure to appear. Donald Herndon, 30, of Lawtey was arrested Feb. 26 by Clay deputies for burglary of an automobile, burglary of a residence and two counts of grand theft. Morrisa Monrroy, 34, of Keystone Heights was arrested Feb. 27 by Clay deputies for contempt of court. Jeffery Syndenstricker, 44, of Keystone Heights was arrested Feb. 26 by Clay deputies for a probation violation. Emily Thompson, 18, of Keystone Heights was arrested Feb. 26 by Clay deputies for battery. Kyle Wilkinson, 32, of Lawtey was arrested Feb. 26 by Clay deputies for principal to a burglary of an automobile, burglary of an automobile, burglary of a dwelling and grand theft. Union Misael Lopez, 26, of Lake Butler was arrested March 2 by Union deputies for operating a motor vehicle without a valid license. According to the arrest report, Lopez was pulled over for going 65 mph in a 45 mph zone just outside of the city limits. He told the deputy he didnt have a license because he is in the country illegally and had been previously arrested in Alachua County for the same charge. Bo James Dampier, 26, of Lake Butler was arrested March 2 by Union deputies on a warrant from Bradford for criminal mischiefproperty damage, resisting an officer and trespassing. At the Bradford jail, bond was set at $18,000. Deven Aaron Bryan, 21, of Worthington Springs was arrested March 1 by Union deputies during a traffic stop for probation violation from Bradford County. Deryl Eugene Beckton of Palatka was arrested Feb. 28 by Union deputies for driving while license suspended or revoked. 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In fact, the $72,000-plus raised last year was the most ever raised in Bradford County. Here Im the one who gets to take the credit, Overstreet said, but actually its the board, the teams and the county who should have the credit, not me. Instead of talking about her role as the event chair, Overstreet would rather tell you just how special Relay for Life is. The American Cancer Society fundraiser has people walking around the Bradford High School track throughout the night, but Overstreet said its worth it when you get the chance to interact with cancer survivors and their caregivers. When its Relay for Life and its 1 in the morning and this survivor comes up to you and says, Thank you, youre no longer tired. Youre no longer sleepy. Youre no longer exhausted. You know that youre there and you have given another person another birthday. 904-368-0687 ph 904-368-0689 f axMARGARE T ANDERSON 101 1 N. Temple Ave. Starke. FL (US 301 North)Family Law & Will Preparation30 years experience Margaret will continue to serve clients in Alachua County as well as Bradford & Union counties Overstreet added, It makes you know that every little thing youve done is worth it. The Bradford County Education Foundation and Altrusa International of Starke are two groups Overstreet is a part of. She is currently serving her second year as president of the education foundation. I am extremely proud of us because there is not a school or a child that the Bradford County Education Foundation does not help, Overstreet said. She has not been a member of the foundation since its inception in 1990, but she has supported it since the beginning by virtue of donating items to its annual silent auction. Sylvia Tatum, who Overstreet described as a special person, asked Overstreet to join the foundation. That was the start of an eye-opening experience seeing what all the foundation does for the countys schools. Overstreet has especially enjoyed seeing the proposals teachers submit as part of the foundations mini-grant program, which funds educational projects in the classroom. She said it has shown her just how much teachers in Bradford County care about their students. These teachers in these schools are dedicated to teaching the children, Overstreet said. Watching and seeing what they feel is a needtheir heart is in teaching. Their heart is in helping a child. Some of Overstreets fellow Bradford County Education Foundation members are also members of Altrusa, which is a wonderful group, Overstreet said. When I think of Altrusa, I think of a body of women that is absolutely the most fantastic group you could ever be with, said Overstreet, who is the groups current first vice president. She has served as second vice president in the past as well as chairing several of the groups events. Altrusa participates in so many special projects throughout the year, Overstreet said, citing Healthy Start as one example, while the group also supports literacy programs and endows Santa Fe College scholarships. Altrusa reaches out and touches so many lives in our community that I dont think people realize just how many lives Altrusa does touch, Overstreet said. Overstreet enjoys working with another special group of women through her involvement at First United Methodist Church of Starke. She is a member of United Methodist Womens Group 5 and is currently the groups treasurer. Group 5 supports various needs throughout the community as well as supporting missions and the United Methodist Committee on Relief. I am very proud of Group 5 because of how our little group of women work, Overstreet said. They put time and effort into the church as well as into the community. Overstreet has been a member of First United Methodist Church of Starke for 42 years. During that time, she got to know several influential ladies, such as Oleeta Hardenbrook and Eloise Loudon. In fact, Loudon was the reason she joined the church. Many special memories are now attached to the church, where she has served on almost every committee and was financial secretary for more than 20 years. Her daughter, Catrell, married Mike Cooney there, while her three grandchildren Morgan, Zach and Harrison were baptized there. Overstreet has been a resident of Bradford County only slightly longer than shes been a member of the First United Methodist of Starke. She and her family moved from Crestview 51 years ago. Overstreets father was at Camp Blanding during the war and had a desire to later return to the area. It was a whole new thing, Overstreet said, but being the people person that I am, it didnt take long to feel I was part of the community. People were very kind to me here. They made me feel welcome and at home. It was while shopping for groceries at Winn-Dixie that Overstreet met Grady, the man who would become her husband. He was stocking shelves at the store and asked Overstreet out for a date when he saw her. By their second date, Grady asked her to marry him. Theyve been married 49 years. Overstreet said her husband has been extremely supportive of her endeavors and deserves a lot of the credit, too, for the things she does. Im the talker, and hes the silent one, but he is that rock I need, Overstreet said. I think if a person does not have that rock, that support, it makes it tough. He has been there. In other words, Grady is just one of many whove helped support Overstreet and have worked alongside her in various projects. Thats why Overstreet will tell you she hasnt done anything to earn an individual honor. I just dont see myself as special, she said. Im just me. The annual Women of Distinction ceremony recognizes outstanding female service in Alachua and Bradford counties, and was created by the Womens History Committee at Santa Fe College in 1987. Women of Distinction has honored more than 100 outstanding women in the community since its inception. Tickets to this years ceremony are $35 per person and are available online at www. sfcollege.edu/finearts or through the Santa Fe Box Office at 352395-4181. For more information, please contact event coordinator Teri McClellan at 352-395-5201. HONOR Continued from 1B
Josh Scott won one event, while Kristen Cook and the boys 4x100m relay team each earned a second-place finish at the Feb. 28 Ron Riddle Invitational at Clay High School. The boys and girls teams each placed seventh. Scott took first in the shot put with a distance of 43-10.5. It was one of five top-10 finishes for the boys team. The 4x100m relay team of Phillip Lillie, Andrew Jones, Geordyn Green and Anthony Hendrieth finished second with a time of 45.4, while the 4x400m team of Richard Crim, Kainen Chase English, Spencer Williams and Darrell Crim was fifth with a time of 4:02.82. Hendrieth earned a fifth-place finish also with a distance of 196.5 in the long jump. Daquin Buddy Edwards placed sixth in the shot put with a distance of 39-6. No official times or places were recorded for the boys 100m because of an issue with the starting gun. However, handheld times kept by the Union coaches had Hendrieth running the race in 10.45 and Jones finishing in 10.87. Other boys results were: Scott 99-1 and Case Emerson 8110 in the discus; Darrell Crim 57.88, Richard Crim 1:00.04, Tarek Walker 1:01.89 and Craig Solcum 1:09.17 in the 400m; and Logan Morneau 3:58.98 in the 800m. On the girls side, Cook was runner-up in the shot put with a distance of 33-6. It was one of five top-10 finishes for the girls team. Cook placed fifth in the discus with a throw of 90-6, while Nancy Slocum was fifth in the 200m with a time of 28.21. Jessica Brown placed sixth in the shot put with a distance of 282, while Slocum placed eighth in the 400m with a time of 1:08.7. Other girls results were: Slocum 13-2.75 in the long jump; Jakia Green 23-0 and Zorria Corbitt 20-10 in the shot put; and Wendy Crim 3:46.9 in the 800m. The Tigers opened the season at the Eastside Invitational on Feb. 15, with Cook winning the discus (94-3) and Edwards winning the shot put (40-1). Cook also earned a secondplace finish for the girls team in the shot put (30-7). The event also featured a third-place finish by Brown (27-3). Slocum placed second in the 200m (28.59) and third in the long jump (13-11.75). She took sixth in the 400m (1:10.35). Green also competed for the girls team, recording a distance of 21-9 in the shot put. For the boys team, Scott was third in the shot put (3710), while the 4x400m team of Richard Crim, English, Williams and Darrell Crim was fourth (3:54.97). The 4x100m team of Lillie, Jones, Green and Hendrieth was also fourth (45.5), as was Hendrieth in the long jump (191.5). Hendrieth placed seventh in the 100m (11.82), while Richard Crim was eighth in the 400m (59.61). Crim also placed ninth in the discus (64-8). Earning 10 th -place Bradford High Schools track and field teams had five top-10 finishes at the Feb. 28 Danny Brown Invitational at Bishop Snyder High School, with Keaaris Ardley and Kenny Dinkins earning secondand fifth-place finishes, respectively. Ardley was the runner-up in the high jump, clearing 6-2, while Dinkins took fifth in the triple jump with a distance of 4011.5. Diontre Jonas placed sixth in the 400m with a time of 52.75, while his time of 23.21 in the 200m was good for seventh place. The boys 4x800m relay team of Alec Nazworth, Greg Kersey, Kristopher Padgett and Scotty Peirce placed ninth with a time of 9:19.81. Other boys results included: Kersey 5:21.88, Nazworth 5:24.97, Padgett 5:52.04 and Peirce 6:40.08 in the 1600m; Chris Barron 23.78 in the 200m; Barron 56.58 and DeQuan Blount 1:01.56 in the 400m; Ardley 18-8 in the long jump; Alec Harden 37-9 in the shotput; and Harden 109-4 in the discus. Bradford girls team members had the following results: Sarah Frederick 6:20.24, Tessa Ricker 6:41.65 and Taylor Rehberg 6:56.58 in the 1600m; Brooke Shireman 53-4 in the discus; and Shireman 22-1 in the shotput. Cottom (119) with a 190 total, Beverly (139) with a 415 total, Fitts with a 530 total, Watts with a 440 total and Pace with a 440 total. Five earned third-place finishes: Beall with a 320 total, Blanton with a 470 total, Brandon Johnson (169) with a 480 total, Pate with a 470 total and Anderson with a 525 total. 8B Telegraph, Times & Monitor B Section Thursday, March 6, 2014 Willis Brewer STARKEWillis Dean Brewer, Sr., 74, of Starke died Sunday, March 2, 2014 at his residence following a brief illness. Born on Dec. 26, 1939 in Columbus, Ohio, he was the son of the late Nathan and Ethel (Graham) Brewer. Prior to retirement he was employed with the Department of Correction as a Correctional Officer. After retirement he worked as a site attendant for Bradford County Solid Waste Department. He was of the Baptist faith and served with Florida National Guard in the 1960s. He was preceded in death by his wife Virginia Ann (Bashman) Brewer and his son: Donald Lee Brewer. Survivors include: daughters, Melva Pirtle of Hilliard, Ohio and Mary Randall of Starke; son: Willis D. Brewer, Jr. of Starke; siblings, Betty Slone of Johnstown, Ohio, Joyce Moore of Circleville, Ohio, and Beverly LaForce of Va.; his companion, Linda Harrell of Starke; 11 grandchildren; and nine great grandchildren. Viewing will be held on Thursday evening at the Jones-Gallagher Funeral Home of Starke from 6 to 7 pm with funeral services following at 7 oclock. Arrangements are by Jones-Gallagher Funeral Home of Starke. Evelyn Bright LAKE BUTLEREvelyn Joyce Bright, 72, of Lake Butler died Thursday, Feb. 27, 2014 at Shands at UF. She was born March 2, 1941 in Brighton, Tenn. to the late Roy L. and Effie Smith Hopkins. She retired as a medical record specialist from the Florida Department of Corrections. She was also a member of the Faith Baptist Church. She is preceded in death by one brother and one sister. She is survived by: her husband of 44 years, William Bill Bright of Lake Butler; daughters, Janet Adamson of Salt Lake City, Utah and Joan (Chuck) Lintz of Lake Butler; son, Jimmy L. Pugh of Jacksonville; six grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren; brothers, Micheal J. (Debbie) Hopkins of Atoka, Tenn. And Gerald (Shirley) Hopkins of Covington, Tenn.; sister, Carol (Jerry) Edward of Brighton, Tenn. Funeral services were held March 4 at the Faith Baptist Church in Lake Butler, with Bro. Ralph Durham officiating. Burial followed at Mckinney Cemetery. Archer Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements. Sandra Callan GAINESVILLESandra Marie Callan, 59, of Gainesville, died Friday Feb. 28, 2014 at Shands UF in Gainesville. She was born on May 29, 1959 in Jacksonville. She was a counselor for Meridian in Gainesville and a volunteer at the Gainesville Opportunity Center. She was preceded in death by her father, Woodrow Callan and her brother Mickey Callan. She is survived by: her mother, Virginia M. (Rinearson) Callan; daughter, Catrina Latrice Cole of Gainesville; brothers, Joe (Janet) Callan of Ga. and Danny (Patty) Callan of Merritt Island; halfbrother, Derrick Callan; and half-sister, Pamela Callan both of Lawtey; and three grandchildren. Funeral services were held March 4 with Pastor Dan Wunderlich officiating at the Jones-Gallagher Funeral Home of Starke. Jack Clark Jack Clark STARKEJack Dempsey J.D. Clark, 94, of Starke, died Tuesday March 4, 2014 at his residence with family by his side. He was born in Hinesville, Ga. on May 22, 1919 to the late Hollis Clark and Lesie Sauls Clark. He has been a lifelong resident of Starke and a longtime member of the Northside Baptist Church. Jack retired after 19 years of service from Clay Electric as a Lineman. At retirement he was a poultry and agriculture farmer for 45 years. He was preceded in death by: his wife of 64 years, Alma Clark; brother, Foy Clark; sister, Retha Crews; and brother-in-law, Owen J. Southerland. He is survived by: his children, Betty J. Southerland (Gary) Stephens of Lawtey, Mary (James) Hall of Lawtey, and Shirley Strickland of Starke; step-daughter, Martha Ahrens; five grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; and eight great-great-grandchildren. Funeral services will be held on Friday, March 7, at 3:30 pm at Archie Tanner Funeral Services Chapel with Pastor Larry Finley and Brother Doug Tackett officiating. Interment will follow at Crosby Lake Cemetery. The family will receive friends on Thursday, March 6, from 6-8 pm at the funeral home. Arrangements are under the care and direction of Archie Tanner Funeral Services of Starke. Jackie Gentry KEYSTONE HEIGHTS Reverend Jackie Donald Gentry Jack, age 61 of Keystone Heights passed away Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2014 at Shands Hospital in Starke. Jack was born in Asheville, N.C. on May 25, 1952 and was a 1970 graduate of Asheville High School. He received his B.A. Degree in Religion from Mars Hill College in Mars Hill, N.C. and then continued his education by receiving his Masters of Divinity Degree from The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in Louisville, Ky. Jack was endorsed as a Home Missionary by The North American Mission Board of the Southern Baptist Convention. He also served on the statewide Church Training Committee of the North Carolina Baptist Convention and Moderator/ Interim Director of Missions of the Avery Baptist Association in Newland, North Carolina. Rev. Gentry was licensed to preach by the Calvary Baptist Church in Asheville, N.C. He was ordained into the ministry in 1975 at the First Baptist Church in Starke where his is also a member. Prior to moving to Keystone Heights, Jack pastored the following churches; Mt. Zion Baptist Church, Cromwell, Ky.; Pineola Baptist Church, Pineola, NC; Penderlea Baptist Church, Wallace, NC; Bethlehem Baptist Church, Carthage, NC and Woodward Baptist Church in Chester, S.C. In 1992 Jack and his family had moved to Keystone Heights and he began his 20 year career in 1994 as Chaplain for the Department of Corrections. He attended the First Baptist Church in Keystone Heights and enjoyed history, reading, writing music and spending time with his son, Samuel. Jack was preceded in death by his mother Delma Gentry and is survived by his wife of 39 years, Nancy Marie (Gay) Gentry; son, Samuel C. Gentry, wife Kelsey and their daughter Addie; father, Colman R. Gentry all of Keystone Heights; one daughter, Rhonda Gentry Sizemore of Enka, NC and her sons, Corey and Andrew; sister, Angela Sue Gentry of Asheville, NC; and a brother-in-law, Greg Gay of Keystone Heights. Funeral services were on March 1, in the First Baptist Church of Keystone Heights. Rev. Ben P. Bryant and Rev. Daniel M. Findley officiated and the burial followed at the Keystone Heights Cemetery. The family has asked to please omit flowers and make contributions to: First Baptist Church, designated for North American Mission Board, 550 E. Walker Drive, Keystone Heights, FL 32656. Arrangements are under the care of Jones-Gallagher Funeral Home, 340 E. Walker Dr. Keystone Heights, FL 32656. 352-473-3176. www.jonesgallagherfh.com PAID OBITUARY 263 N. T emple Ave Hwy 301 North STARKE(across from Winklers) M Alterations Embr oidery Wedding Gowns Dry Cleaning(904) 966-2002Family Owned & Operated since 1993 h as CLOSED his Practice as of February 12, 2014For further information or to have your records transferred to another dentist, CALL 904-263-9200 and leave a message. Robyn and I would like to Thank You for your patronage since I first came to this wonderful area way back in 1988. May God Bless and Keep You. d Obituaries d LIFT Continued from 5B Union County High School improved to 3-1-1 in boys weightlifting after a second-place finish in a four-team meet that also included winner Fort White, third-place finisher Bradford and fourth-place finisher Oak Hall. Leading the way for Union were Dylan Bass (129 class), Alden McClellon (169) and Phillip Lillie (199), who each won their respective weight classes. The Tigers opened the season with a 71-13 win over Santa Fe, taking first in eight of 10 weight classes. Winners were: Craig Slocum (119 class) with a 250 total, Bass with a 330 total, Darian Robinson (154) with a 445 total, McClellon with a 475 total, Andrew Jones (183) with a 485 total, Lillie with a 425 total, Jonathan Besso (219) with a 450 total and Josh Smith (heavyweight) with a 500 total. In a 45-45 tie against Keystone Heights, five lifters placed first: Slocum with a 265 total, McClellon with a 515 total, Lillie with a 530 total, Besso with a 455 total and Smith with a 535 total. Finishing in second place for Union were Austin Long (129) with a 390 total, Robinson with a 475 total, Darrel Crim (169) with a 490 total, Isaiah Johnson (183) with a 435 total and Josh Scott (heavyweight) with a 535 total. Third-place finishers were: John Tucker (119) with a 160 total, Chase English (139) with a 340 total, Kel Galloway (183) with a 420 total, Khris Wimpy (219) with a 375 total and Sifoa Robbins (238) with a 415 total. Tigers take 2nd in 4-team meet BHS gets top-5 Ardley, Dinkins Sabriya Bacote earned a third-place finish, which was one of seven top-10 finishes the Keystone Heights High School track and field teams had at the Feb. 28 Ron Riddle Invitational at Clay High School. Bacotes third-place finish occurred in the 400m with a time of 1:07.27. The race included two other girls team members, who both placed in the top 10. Farrah Hicks was sixth with a time of 1:07.80, while Naomi Proctor was ninth with a time of 1:08.58. Cheyenne Singletary and Jessica Yeldell placed sixth and seventh, respectively, in the 300m hurdles with times of 59.19 and 59.93. Caitlin Cumbus placed sixth in the 800m with a time of 2:47.5. The boys team had one top10 finish with Joel Michels seventh-place performance in the 1600m. He had a time of 5:11.46. Keystone placed ninth in the girls team standings and also had the following results: Yeldell 14.93 and Mindy Montane 17.56 in the 100m; Yeldell 31.12, Victoria Bannon 33.12 and Lucy Montford 38.77 in the 200m; and Jennie Getz 7:21.71 in the 1600. Other results for the boys team, which placed 12 th were: Earl Hall 16-2 in the long jump; Hall 19.65 and Dylan Stack 20.15 in the 110m hurdles; Conner Getz 6:25.93 and Caleb Cushman 7:10.6 in the 1600m; Jason Dillard 1:00.47 and Hall 1:01.89 in the 400m; and Dillard 52.08 in the 300m hurdles. KHHS has 7 at Ron Riddle UCHS has 10 at Ron Riddle finishes were Jones in the 100m (11.96) and Lillie in the long jump (16-9). Other boys results were: Darrell Crim 6:18.57 in the 1600; English 2:25.76 and Morneau 2:45.38 in the 800m; and Williams 25.31 in the 200m. On Feb. 25, Union participated in a meet at West Nassau High School, with the boys team defeating the host team 54-41. The boys team had the following wins: Lillie 18-5 in the long jump, Edwards 41-7 in the shot put and 95-5 in the discus, Green 5-4 in the high jump, Richard Crim 12.4 in the 100m, Williams 24.8 in the 200m, Walker 1:00.38 in the 400m and English 2:38 in the 800m. Second-place finishes were: Green 18-2 in the long jump, Scott 40-8.5 in the shot put and 93-8 in the discus and 4x100m (Morneau, Emerson, Edwards, Williams). Earning third-place finishes were Morneau in the long jump (14-10) and 800m (2:49), Lillie in the high jump (4-6), Walker in the 100m (12.53) and 200m (27.13) and Richard Crim in the 400m (1:01.34). Also competing were: Emerson in the discus (65-4), Richard Crim in the discus (65-2) and Slocum in the 800m (2:50). West Nassau defeated the girls team, but Unions Cook won two events. She threw the discus a distance of 94-8, while also recording 32-4 in the shot put. Brown was runner-up in the shot put with a distance of 30-3. Green and Corbitt also competed in the shot put, recording distances of 23-7 and 23-5, respectively.
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Survivors are: sons, Jeff Reboy and James Reboy both of Indiana; siblings, Nancy Faust of Pennsylvania and Terry Mentzer of Indiana; and one grandson, Dominic Reboy also of Indiana. The family held a memorial service at their home, Sunday, March 2. Arrangements are by Jones-Gallagher Funeral Home of Keystone Heights. Henry McClellan Henry McClellan STARKEHenry Paul Peck McClellan, age 83, of Starke, passed away Sunday, March 2, 2014 in Gainesville. He was born in Mitchell County, N.C. on Sept. 14, 1930 to the late Joseph Arnold McClellan and Martha Thomas McClellan. He moved to Starke in 1960 from Spindale, N.C. He was a charter member of Sampson City Church of God and loved socializing with people. He and his wife worked side by side for many years, they owned and operated McClellan Recycling. Mr. McClellan was always lending a helping hand and enjoyed playing practical jokes. He enjoyed attending the local short track races and spending time with his pets, Tinkerbell and Cowboy. He had passion, love and loyalty to his customers. Henry was preceded in death by his wife of 60 years, Dorothy Gertrude McClellan, his sister Adalene Wall, one greatgrandchild, Sienna Marie Sanguine and his beloved pet Scooter of 17 years. He is survived by: his son, Farelon (Rose) McClellan; daughters, Cheryl (Steve) Wynn and Aleica Lisa McClellan all of Starke, and Sue Fili McClellan of Lawtey; brothers, Calvin (Joanne) McClellan and James (Lillian) McClellan both of Rutherfordton, N.C., Eugene (Lorraine) McClellan of Brooker, and Dewey (Margie) McClellan of Hampton; grandchildren, Joshua McClellan and Kyle Wynn both of Starke, and Lindsay Sanguine of Gainesville; great-grandchildren, Hannah, Madison, and Graceyn McClellan, Easton and Amber Wynn, Alayna and Sophia Sanguine. Funeral services were held on March 5, at Sampson City Church of God with Reverends Gene Bass and Alton Coleman officiating. Interment followed at Wynn Family Cemetery. Arrangements are under the care and direction of Archie Tanner Funeral Services, Starke. 904-964-5757. Visit www. archietannerfuneralservices.com to sign the familys guest book. PAID OBITUARY Grace Ritch DAHLONEGA, GAMrs. Grace Hazen Ritch, age 96, of Dahlonega, Ga. died Thursday, Feb. 27, 2014 at Tanglewood Personal Care Home in Lumpkin County. Grace was born in Brooker, Feb. 13, 1918. She had lived in Lumpkin County since 1991 and lived in Starke most of her life. She retired from the Bradford County School System in 1983 after 35 years of service. She was the daughter of the late Thomas Clifford Hazen and Marvin Conner Hazen and was also preceded in death by her husband, Carlyle Peek Ritch; brothers, Cliff and Dan Hazen. Grace is survived by: her son and daughter-in-law, Jim and Cathy Ritch of Dahlonega, Ga.; daughter and son-in-law, Martha Susan and Buddy Clark of Green Cove Springs; sister, Madeline Andrews of Orlando; five grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; and a number of other relatives also survive. A memorial service for Grace is scheduled for 1 p.m. Saturday, March 8, at the Jones-Gallagher Funeral Home Chapel in Starke. In lieu of flowers, please make a donation to your favorite charity in Graces memory. Banister Funeral Home of Dahlonega, Ga. and Jones-Gallagher Funeral Home of Starke, are in charge of the arrangements. PAID OBITUARY Marjorie Starling Marjorie Starling LAWTEYMarjorie Ollie Starling, 86, of Lawtey, died on Monday March 3, 2014 at Shands Starke. She was born in Jacksonville, on Sept. 20, 1927 to the late Archiebald Smith and Ollie Smith. She was raised in Jacksonville. In 1963 she married and moved to Lawtey. She was a homemaker. She attended Grace Community Fellowship and Harvest Christian Fellowship for many years. She was preceded in death by her husband of 44 years, Steve Starling, Jr.; brothers, Cecil, Leroy, Lloyd, and Bill Smith; sister, Barbara Abercrombie; son-inlaw, Steve Cubbedge; and step son, Mitchell Starling. She is survived by: children, Alton P. (Barbara) Crews of Lawtey, Ron J. Crews of Lawtey, and Linda Cubbedge of Graham; step children, Joy (Bill) Carter of Hartwell, Ga., Barbara Kicklighter of Gainesville, Karen (Preston) Sullivan of Hawthorne, and Pam (Don) Hall of Orange Park; brother, David (Glenda) Smith of Tenn.; her sisters, Melba Smith of Jacksonville, Jewel (John) Sheppard of Ga., and Norma (Don) Thompson of Ky.; 22 grandchildren, 37 greatgrandchildren, and eight great-greatgrandchildren. Funeral services will be held on Friday, March 7, at 11:30 am at Grace Community Fellowship Church with Reverend Greg Pusateri officiating. Interment will follow at Lawtey Cemetery. The family will receive friends an hour prior to the service at the church. Arrangements are under the care and direction of Archie Tanner Funeral Services of Starke. Nolie Tisdale Nolie Tisdale STARKENolie Mae Hall Tisdale, 57, of Starke died on Wednesday Feb. 26, 2014 at Shands Starke Regional Medical Center in Starke. She was born in Washington County, Ga. on Nov. 2, 1956 and graduated from Bradford High School in 1974. Nolie was employed at Windsor Manor for over 20 years. She is survived by: her husband Willie Tisdale of Starke; mother, Annie P. Hall of Starke; sisters, Freddie Grant, Helen Johnson, Vonda Akbar all of Jacksonville, Dorothy James, Debbie Warren, Carol Williams, Dawn Hall all of Starke, and Joan Chandler of Gainesville; brothers, John Hall, Jr. and Kerry Hall of Roanoke, Va, Ronnie Hall Sr of Starke; stepsons, Lanard and Las of Green Cove Springs. Funeral services will be held on Saturday, March 8, at 11:00 a.m. at True Vine Outreach Ministries with Rev. J. W Warren, presiding and Dr. Freddie Grant, eulogist. Interment will be held at Oddfellow Cemetery in Starke. Visitation will be held on Friday, March 7, at the Carl D. Haile Memorial Chapel. Family Hour 2-3 p.m. Friends 3-7 p.m. and one hour prior to funeral services. The cortege will form at the home of Annie P. Hall at 10:30 a.m. Donald Welch Donald Welch BROOKER Donald E. Welch passed away Feb. 25, 2014 at his home in Brooker, (New River Area); he was with family at his home. Donald was known to be a hard working man. He was always going 90 miles a minute at anything he did. He was known for saying, Daylight is burnin darks a comin, and that is how he lived his life up until his last days. It gave him great joy to know he would soon be going home. Donald worked for 13 years for Bradford Furniture in Starke in his early life. He farmed all of his life in some way. He was known for many years as being a hog farmer while he lived in Union County, on the farm he grew up. In 1977, he and his family moved to Bradford County in the New River Area, where he bought a chicken farm. He was a chicken farmer until 1992. Also during this time he started driving a semi with his nephew, Johnny Welch and they went all over the United States making deliveries. In 1992, he began vegetable farming and in 1993 he started driving for Pritchett Trucking in Lake Butler and continued working until he became sick in April of 2013. During those 20 years he still was farming: raising goats, hogs, chickens, ducks, geese, and always had a huge vegetable garden in the spring and summer. During his life in Brooker a family came to work for him in 1982 and part of them have continued to work for him. Rachel was his caregiver during the 10 months he was sick, and Ernie has been his right hand man since he was 4 yrs old. Donald married Beverly Green from Brooker on April 7, 1960 at New River Baptist Church. Together they had four daughters. Donald was a loving husband and father, a good provider, and a wonderful teacher about life lessons. He raised his daughters to always love, care, and help everyone no matter if they were rich or poor and the persons race was never to be a question as to if you helped them. Donald, in his late 20s preached at Graham Baptist Church in Graham. Donald loved Jesus Christ and tried to always display Christ. We are thankful for grace & that he is in heaven now. Donald is survived by his family who loved him very much. His wife is Beverly G. Welch, his four daughters, Robin (Michael) Dukes, Zona Sue Welch (aka Susie), Priscilla (Randy) Conner, Rebekah (Pete) Huffman; and 11 grandchildren, Will (Shannon) Dukes, Amanda Futch, Maci Dukes, Charlie Futch, Brandon Futch, Kayla (Jesse) Alvarez, Melissa (Tim) McNeal, Seth Dukes, Randa Conner, Hanna Conner, Emily Huffman; and six great-grandchildren, Gabe McNeal, Eli Dukes, Konner Futch, Huck Alvarez, Ayda Jean McNeal, and Lily Dukes. Donald was preceded in death by his Father Charlie Welch, MotherJessie Mae Welch, brother-Robert (Rob) Welch and brother John Welch. Mr. Welch is being taken care of by Archer Funeral Home in Lake Butler. and his funeral was at New River Baptist Church on Feb. 28. He will be laid to rest at a later time. PAID OBITUARY I nte rnet C af e Hwy 301 S. Star keAcross from KOA904-964-3350 Sweepstakes Amusement Parlor 6pm to Midnight
shocked there arent more guys out there drooling over this kid because he has the ability to do it all. Ellsworth coaches were looking for a player with specific skills to fit their scheme, Burch said. They found that player in Ardley. I think theyre really excited to get him, Burch said. They know that hes a steal. Ardley welcomes the chance to shine for Ellsworth and show others what they missed out on. Im ready, Ardley said. The (Ellsworth) coach sent me a workout to do right now for camp. Ill do that, go in, hope to grind and be playing when I get there. All those who overlooked me will be wishing they had gotten me. The goal is to eventually play for a four-year school hopefully one at the Division I level, Ardley said. After two years there, I plan on going to UCF if God wills it, Ardley said. If not, Ill just take any opportunity. Ardley said he will focus on improving his quickness, as well as gaining more weight, in preparation for playing at the next level. Hell also have to get used to the fact that hes moving quite some distance from home. and Aaron Morgan. Senior players Andre Canady and Garhett Wilson were named allconference. The HCA girls basketball team earned third place at the SECC West district playoffs and, for the second year, was awarded the Christian Sportsmanship Award at the conference playoffs. Im very proud of the girls unity and Christ-like spirit, Walker said. The team was coached by Carey Stallings, Lillian Stallings and Wes Bland. Players Carly Stallings and Lindsey Murphy were named all-conference. The boys junior varsity team earned second place in the SECC West district. This is our second year having JV, and the boys have come a long way, Walker said. Im proud of them. The team was coached by Tony Bellis. BY VIRGINIA DENMARK Special to the Telegraph-TimesMonitor The Hope Christian Academy varsity boys basketball team recently won the Southeastern Christian Conference West district championship and went on to earn runner-up status at the conference playoffs in Madison. The boys played as a team all season, said Gary Walker, HCA athletic director and SECC president. (It was) a great accomplishment in the conference. Coaches were John Mitchell HCA boys champs and conference runner-up 10B Telegraph, Times & Monitor B Section Thursday, March 6, 2014 Bradford Union Clay 40Notices 41Auctions 42M otor Vehicles & Accessories43R Vs & Campers 44Boats &ATVs 45Land for Sale 46Real Estate Out of Area 47Commercial Property (Rent, Lease, Sale) 48Homes for Sale 49Mobile Homes for Sale 50For Rent 61Scriptur es 62Vacation/Travel 63Love Lines 64Business Opportunities65Help Wanted 66In vestme nt O ppo rtunities67Hunting Land for Rent 68Carpet Cleaning 69Food Supplements 70Money to Lend 71Farm Equipment 72Computers & Accessories51Lost/Found 52Animals & Pets53AY ard Sales53BKeystone Yard Sales53CLake Butler Y ard Sales54Pr oduce 55Wanted 56Antiques 57For Sale 58Child/Adult Home Car e59Personal Services 60Home Impr ovementW ord Ad Classified Tuesday, 12:00 noon Classified Display Tuesday, 12:00 noon964-6305 473-2210 496-2261 C lassified Advertising should be paid in advance unless credit has already been established with the newspaper. A $3.00 service charge will be added to all billing to cover postage and handling. All ads placed by phone are read back to the advertiser at the time of placement. However, the classified staff cannot be held responsible for mistakes in classified advertising taken by phone. The newspaper reserves the right to correctly classify and edit all copy or to reject or cancel any advertisements at any time. Only standard abbrevations will be accepted. T O PLACE A CLASSIFIED USE YOUR PHONE EXTRA CASH! Could you use some now that the holidays are over? We specialize in helping people sell through our Classifieds! YARD SALES AUTOS BOATS CLOTHES APPLIANCES... The list goes on..Call Mary Today at 904-964-6305 CRIME DOESNT PAYB UT WE DO!REWARDS UP TO $3,000 CRIME DOESNT PAYB UT WE DO!P AID FOR BY THE FLORIDA ATTORNEY GENERALS OFFICE CRIME STOPPERS TRUST FUNDREWARDS UP TO $3,000R EMAIN ANONYMOUSC ALL TOLL FREE S TOPPE RSSubmit a TIP ON-LINE a t: www.F CCrimeStoppers.com Frazier, Chris Trester, A.J. Bellis, Joe Moore, Luke Smith, Garhett Wilson, assistant Daugherty, Dylan Ford, Andre Canady, Bobby Atteberry, Jerry Atteberry and coach Aaron Morgan. Photo by Brenda Thornton. basketball team is: (front, Byrd, Harley Davis, Lindsey Murphy, MaKena Morgan, McKenzie Crawford, Carly Stallings, Cristina Christian, Emily Davis, Rebecca Blakney, Victoria Denmark, (back, Wes Bland, Carey Stallings and Lillian Stallings. Photo by Brenda Thornton. Blane Workman, Tyler Noble, John David Schenck, Jordan Daugherty and coach Tony Bellis. Photo by Brenda Thornton. ARDLEY Continued from 3B It makes him a little nervous, Ardley admitted, but added, Im going to get an education one way or another. He may have had hopes of getting the chance to go to a bigger school, but Ardley will make the most of any opportunity given him. That comes from his self-described passion for playing football. No matter where you play, just play with your heart and love it, Ardley said.
Thursday, March 6, 2014 Telegraph, Times & Monitor B Section 11B 40 Notices EQUAL HOUSING OP PORTUNITY. All real estate advertising in this newspaper is subject to the Federal Fair Housing Act of 1968 which makes it illegal to advertise any preference, limitation or discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex or national origin, or an in tention to make any such preference, limitation or discrimination. Familial status includes children under the age of 18 living with parents or legal cus todians, pregnant women and people securing cus tody of children under 18. This newspaper will not knowingly accept any advertising for real estate which is in violation of the law. Our readers are hereby informed that all dwellings advertised in this newspaper are available on an equal opportunity basis. To complain of discrimina tion, call HUD toll-free at 1-800-669-9777, the tollfree telephone number for the hearing impaired is 1-800-927-9275. For further information call Florida Commission on Human Relations, Lisa Sutherland 850-488-7082 ext #1005tfn 47 Commercial Property (Rent, Lease, Sale) RETAIL SPACE in busy strip center. 1,000 sq.ft. and 2,000 sq. ft. units. South HWY 301 front age, across from the KOA Campground. Call 352235-1675. FOR RENT PROFES SIONAL OFFICE, 1,500 sq.ft.$1,000/mo.up to 3,000 sq.ft. contiguous $2,000/mo. Warehouse 3,000 sq. ft. $800/mo. Smith & Smith Realty. 904-964-9222. DOWNTOWN STARKE Pro $315 per month. Confer ence room, kitchen, utili ties and more provided. 904-364-8395. 49 Mobile Homes For Sale WONDERFUL INVEST MENT PROPERTY, PRE VIOUSLY RENTED FOR $800/MO Beautifully up dated 3 BR 2 BA on .35 acres, with all appliances, located in Keystone. Ask ing 60,000.with owner Ready to view. 352-6651961. BRAND NEW 28 X 60 3 BR Doublewide $49,900 set up with AC, steps and skirting 904-259-4663 waynefriermaccleny. com NEW AND USED MOBILE HOMES Save thou sands factory outlet 14x 60 2 BR Single wide $29,900 904-259-4663 waynefriermacclenny. com I BUY USED MO BILE HOMES Cash paid immediately 904-259-4663 50 For Rent WE HAVE 2 OR 3 bed room MH, clean, close to prison. Call 352-468-1323 NICE MOBILE HOMES in Lake Butler & Starke 2 & 3 BR single wides, fenced. 2BR/2BA. Lake front. Deposit required. Call 678-438-6828. MOBILE HOMES FOR RENT starting at $525 per month. Hidden Oaks, Lake Butler. Call 386496-8111. PERMANENT ROOMS for rent at the Magnolia Hotel. Both refrigerator and microwave. Special rates, by the month. Call 904-964-4303 for more information. LAKE BUTLER APART MENTS, Accepting ap plications for HC and nonHC. 1,2,3, & 4 BR.Equal housing opportunity. 1005 SW 6th St. Lake Butler, 32054. TDD/TTY 711. Call 386-496-3141. UNFURNISHED 2 BR/2 FULL BATH DW MH, on Santa Fe River, Worthing ton Springs. $650/month. Call 386-496-2030. 2009 LUXURY D/W 4BR / 2 FULL BA WITH GARDEN TUB. All new Amenities, Section 8 OK, located in Bradford County. 813326-5164 LARGE 2 BR/2BA MOBILE HOME CHA, well, sep tic Griffis Loop area. $550.00/mth deposit $550.00 call 904-7821277 or 904-769-6840 Service animals only SUBLET 1BR/1BA on horse ranch 30 miles from Jax/ Gainesville $500.00/mth 1/2 utilities please call 904-553-1063 HOUSECOUNTRY LIVING 5 MILES W. STARKE 2BR / 2BA, LR, DR, Kitchen, Utility Room, 2 car Car port, Central Heat & Air. $700./moFirst and Last mo. Rent. Service Ani mals only. Call 904-9646718 3BR/2 FULL BATH. Located in Raiford on SR 121. Free garbage pick up, water and lawn service. $700/mo. plus $350 se curity deposit. Service animals only. 386-4311631. SUITE OF OFFICES IN CLUDES Kitchen, Show er, Washer Dryer. Down town STARKE $1000/ MO. For information Call 904-364-9022. MOBILE HOMES FOR RENT starting at $525 per month. Hidden Oaks, Lake Butler. Call 386-4968111. KEYSTONE HEIGHTS great location 3BR 2BA DW mobile home walk to Key stone Heights schools. $550.00/month plus de posit. Please call 352475-6260 for more infor mation CLEAN 2 BR HOUSE & MH IN STARKE & KEY STONE HEIGHTS. From $500-$625. Some lakefront, includes lawn & maintenance call 352-478-8321. KEYSTONE HEIGHTS DW w/2 baths. Fully fenced yard, very private $590 352-473-5745 KEYSTONE HEIGHTS 1 BR mobile on private land, fully furnished real nice condition $325 352-473-5745 51 Lost/Found REWARD FOR LOST CAT last seen around 229 & 71st Ave Starke. Orange full-grown male, neutered answers to Marmalade. Please call Ann 904-7823506 MY NAME IS CHARLIE and my owner is lost. I am orange and white I have a chip implanted. I went missing Jan 24th from Forest Park Appt. Reward will be given. Call 904-414-1924 REWARD $1000.00-missing 7 year old Black & White Shih-Tzu last seen 3/2 at 11pm. Missing near Silver Lake in Keystone Heights, Fl. Name is PePe and he is micro chipped and registered with Petlink. net Call 352-473-0337 or 904-610-2224 52 Animals and Pets FREE 2 AKC Registered Tea Cup Yorkies Puppies male and female to a new good home. They have current shots and play along with children and other animals. Contact (alexanderwilliam770@ yahoo.com) for more in formation. 53 A Yard Sales CONERLEY ESTATES 5200 NW 180th way, Starke Fri & Sat 8am-? YARD SALE 6965 NW county road 233 (Morgan road) Starke Sat March 8 8am-3pm FRI & SAT 8am-2pm 2 miles off SR 16 on Crawford Road look for signs. Furniture and household items. MULTI FAMILY March 15 8am-? Located at Ther essa Community Cen ter 1843 SE 81st Street Starke BAKE SALE March 8, 2014 youth to camp Morgan Road Baptist Church 3784 NW CR 233 SATURDAY 8AM-3PM all kind of stuff including vintage double & single wooden rockers, and vin tage mitake china 7556 NW CR 229A MULTI FAMILY ANNUAL yard sale March 7, clothing all sizes (hollister, abercrombie, buckle, gap) Name brand adult cloth ing. Household items, furniture, home decor, bedding, linens, shoes & toys. Meadows Drive SAT 8:00-? Household items, lg selection of cake pans/wilton sup plies. Power tools, shoes, purses, kitchen, and jig saw. State Rd 16 & Mar ket Rd YARD SALE Community State Bank Starke Sat Bradford POP WARNER Youth Football HUGE YARD SALE FRI 8 AM-5PM SAT 8 AM 3PM GRAHAM CR227/CR18 .5 miles from US PO 12010 CR18 West toward Brooker EVERYTHING! Trailers, Cargo trailer, Raft, fishing items, fur niture, clothes, toys, Collectibles Antiques, co,ics, Beer collect ibles, Nascar, Dept 56, Delft glass & more 352-359-4588 53 B Keystone Yard Sales GARAGE SALE Sat & Sun 7am 2pm Circle Melrose Furniture, household items, clothing, toys, and other items YARD SALE Sat 8 am 1pm 6857 Grove Road, Seminole Ridge Clothes, fishing equip ment, household items 57 For Sale FOR SALE, due to illness, all good condition. Gal lon grader. 1995 Fer guson roller. 1989 Ford 350 Dually diesel truck. 1996 Hallmark 8x16.5 ft. enclosed trailer. Equip ment trailer. Table saw, Wurlitzer-Melville-Clark spinet piano, Hammond spinet organ L-133 has LES LER speakers. Call 386-496-0683 2007 SUZUKI Hayabusa GSX -R Sport Bike ex cellent condition with mechanically okay. If interested please contact me for pictures. I bought the motorcycle for my grandson as his birth day gift last year August and am giving it out to a good home contact me at johnstark227@yahoo. com KENMORE smooth-top black stove $160.00 Self cleaning everything works 3 wooden bar stools $40 Call 352-478-8272 PLANT SPRING SALE Thurs (Feb 27) Sun (Mar 2) GRAHAM 352-359-4588 on select trees and plants Fruit trees, Citrus orange tangerine, grapefruit, Peach, Apple, Pear, Cy press Oak, Magnolia, Dogwood Thousands of Plants TWIN CHERRY BEDROOM suite 2 headboards with frame triple dresser with mirror large 5-draw er chest & nightstand $250.00 refrigerator used 1 year white sears 18 cu.ft up & down $200.00. Queen mattress & box spring $75.00 904-504380 2009 HARLEY-DAVIDSON custom sportster 1200 11,000 miles Candy Root Beer $6000.00 904-964-8545 59 Personal Services SERVICE. Yard workmowing, weed-eating, and more. Mowing start ing at $25 and up. Free estimates, senior dis count, Lic & Ins. 964-8450 or 966-3017. CLARK FOUNDATION RE PAIRS, INC. Correction of termite & water-dam aged wood & sills. Level ing & raising Houses/ Bldgs. Pier Replacement & alignment. We do all types of tractor work, excavation and small demolition jobs. Free Es timates: Danny (Buddy) Clark, 904-545-5241. 65 Help Wanted GRASS CUT CREWS/ SUBCONTRACTORS. Must have dependable truck, trailer, and lawn equipment, cell phone and must be able to cover surrounding areas. Biweekly pay. All materials and supplies furnished. Clean background re quired. Call 352-4788143. IMMEDIATE OPENING Pro cessor/ updater. Full time, highly motivated, detail oriented, computer skills, dependable, and works well with others. 352-4788143 A PERSONAL ASSISTANT needed urgently and ear $400.00 weekly. If you are interested reply to this email for further details at sterlingbmcmath@yahoo. com DRIVERS: $5,000 SIGN-ON BONUS! Great Pay! Consistent Freight, Great Miles on This Regional Account. 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Must qualify for HAZMAT en dorsement. sign-on bonus paid at orientation! 1-800204-8006 TEMPORARY FARM LA BOR: Berry Farm Enter prise, Tunica, MS has 2 positions for rice, soy beans, corn & wheat; 3 mo. experience required for job duties listed; must license within 30 days; tools, equipment, hous ing and daily trans pro vided for employees who trans & subsistence ex pense reimb.; $9.87/hr; three-fourths work period guaranteed from 3/221412/15/14. Apply at nearest job order MS90150 or call 850-245-7105 OWN A COMPUTER? Put it to work! Up to $1,500 to $7,000/mo. FT/PT. www. iluvmybiz123.com SEEKING LICENSED FL MENTAL HEALTH PRO FESSIONAL for work with youth in an outpatient SA, AM, and MH treat degree and minimum of 24 months experience required. Background and reference checks also required. Work hours: ap proximately 8 to 10 hours per week. Competitive salary. Please fax resume to 352-379-2843 or e-mail to NEW RIVER PUBLIC LI BRARY COOPERATIVE: Teacher needed for basic computer classes. Post high school education and teaching experience desirable. Must have excellent knowledge of computer use and ba sic software programs. and clean driving record required. $10.00, 6 hrs/ week on Mon, Tues and Wed. Apply in person, New River Cooperative Lake Butler. Applications close on Mon, March 17, 4pm. THE CITY OF KEYSTONE HEIGHTS is searching for a Farmers Market Man ager. This is a part time, contracted position. The market is held each Sat urday from 10:00 am until 2:00 pm and is located in the park across from City Hall. Job duties include but not limited to setting up and closing the market each Saturday; oversee ing market operations; advertising the market and setting up events for the market. This position will report directly to the City Manager. Candidates must demonstrate any combination of personal skills, problem solving skills and computer skills. Candidates must be able to work long periods out doors and lift a minimum of 30lbs. Position will re candidates are subject to a drug test. Applica tions and job description are available on the city website or at City Hall, 555 S Lawrence Blvd. Keystone Heights, FL. 32656. Questions, con tact City Manager, Terry Suggs at 352-473-4807. EEOC. Drug free/smoke free work place. METER READER POSI TION The City of Starke will be accepting ap plications for the posi tion of Meter Reader. reading water, gas and electric meters and re cording readings using a hand held computer. Other department duties as needed. We will train the selected applicant. Must have a valid State of Florida license. Ap plications can be picked up and returned to Florida Works, 819 S. Walnut St. Starke, FL 32091 904964-8092. Job closes at 5pm March 21, 2014 The City Of Starke is an EOE (904) 964-6305 (352) 473-2210 (386) 496-2261Classified Ads Where one call does it all! 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Gentle building site. Private paved roads, municipal water, underground power, fiber optic, more. Just $19,900. Excellent financing. Only one, call now 1-866-9525303, x 183 Ready to move in. Seller Financing (subject to credit approval). Lots of room for the price, 3Br 2Ba. No renters. 850-308-6473 VMFhomes.com B EAT THE S UMMER H EA T LAWNS & MOREQuality work for your budget John Wood ~ firstname.lastname@example.orgInsured Mowing & More!!F R EE ESTIMATES BUS D RIVERS NEEDEDUnion County School Board 40 hour Training Class provided. CDL required to enroll.ContactMike: 386-496-2182orMark: 904-966-2396 Job related duties for Water distribution, Sewage Collections and Maintenance Perform the various tasks associated with the maintenance of a water distribution system Learns the proper use of tools and equipment required to perform the job Participates in routine maintenance activities such as system flushing, valve exercising and fire hydrant maintenance. Under direction, follows established policies and procedures in repair of equipment to ensure proper working order Operates city vehicles and equipment according to established safety procedures and policies Performs other duties as assigned Available for emergency response, 24 hours/day, seven days/week WORKS UNDER THE DIRECTION OF THE CITY OF STARKE SUPERINTENDENT OF WATER & WASTEWATER 1. CHECK LIFTSTATION RUNNING TIMES AND PROPER OPERATION OF LIFTSTATION EQUIPMENT AND CONTROLS. 2. FIX OR MAKE NECESSARY REPAIRS TO ALL EQUIPMENT, PIPING AND CONTROLS ASSOCIATED WITH LIFTSTATIONS. 3. AVAILABLE FOR EMERGENCY RESPONSE TO FIX OR ASSIST, 24 HOURS/DAY, SEVEN DAYS/WEEK. I. ASSIST IN OTHER WORK AT WATER, WASTEWATER AND BCR PLANTS AS NEEDED. WORKS UNDER THE DIRECTION OF THE CITY OF STARKE SUPERINTENDENT OF WATER & WASTEWATER. 1. Performs routine maintenance on pumps, electrical motors, and all equipment associated with water and wastewater. Maintain wastewater plant, water plants and lift station yards. i.e. mowing, weed eating, painting, and pressure washing. 2. Keep track of tools used to perform duties. 3. Take or given written or verbal commands of issues that needs to be addressed. This position will call for inmate training certification upon hiring to be completed when classes are available. Will need to obtain a class B CDL driver license within 2 months of hiring date. The right candidate may be asked to obtain wastewater and drinking water license or distribution and collection license under the direction of the Superintendent of Waste of Wastewater. ALL JOBS ARE ADVERTISED WITH FLORIDA WORKS, 819 WALNUT ST., STARKE, FL 32091. APPLICATIONS CAN BE PICKED UP AND RETURNED TO SAME. THE CITY OF STARKE IS AN E.O.E. JOB CLOSES 3-14-14 Jarmons ORNAMENTAL CONCRETE 2000 N. Temple Ave Hwy 301 North Starke FR I MAR 7 9AM 2PMSAT MAR 8 9AM 2PM 303 Pine Str eet Melrose YARD SALE AND BAKE SALE! Lawtey Apartm ents E qual housing opportunity. This institution is an equal opportunity provider & employer. 1 Bd rm $600 2 Bdrm $615 3 Bdrm $630 904-964-8092 www.CareerSourcencfl.com 801 South Water Street Starke, FL 32091 TDD/TTY 711 1, 2, & 3 bedroom HC & Non-HC accessible apartments.This institution is an equal opportunity provider, and employer. Equal Housing Opportunity Southern Villas of StarkeAsk about our 1&2 BR Apartments HC & non-HC Units. Central AC/ Heat, on-site laundry, playground, private, quiet atmosphere. 1001 Southern Villas Dr. Starke, FL Equal Housing Opportunity visit 2 Bedroom Townhome$100 security1/2 OFF 1st 3 m onths rentEqual housing opportunity This institution is an equal o pportunity provider & employer. 1 Bdrm $460 2 Bdrm $485 3 Bdrm $515
12B Telegraph, Times & Monitor B Section Thursday, March 6, 2014 D.O.T Physicals must be done by a National Registry Certified Medical Examiner ALL of your Drug & Alcohol Testing needsCall Us TodayFLORIDA WORKPLACE SAFETY & TESTING (904)769-1738 N EED C ASH F AST! E mail your med-to-hi-resolution digital photo (150dpi+) & ad text to: by 5pm Monday or bring it to:B radford County Telegraph Union County Times Lake Region Monitor( 904) 964-6305 c ash/check/credit cards accepted all for only /wk c overing Bradford, Union & Clay Counties a in our weekly f ree c ommunity shopper: T arget your audience quickly A Ministry of Northside Baptist Church Extensive Sports Program to include: V olleyball, Basketball, Fast Pitch Softball, Track, Cheerleading and Archery Tackle Football, Basketball, Baseball, Softball, Track and Archery K-12th grades use the Abeka curriculum. P .E. ~ Art ~ Music ~ Band ~ Weighlifting ~ Drama ~ Journalism/Photography Junior Convention for 3rd 6th graders to compete in Academics, Athletics, Art, Photography, Music and More! T ransportation to and from school. Daily Hot Lunch Program. Northside Christian Academy is proud to be part of a great community for so long and to provide your child with tenured teachers who are truly dedicated to education.(904) 964-7124Cor ner of SR-16 W & CR-225 Starke, FL N OW ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS Fins, Fur & Tails Paul Landry, who is never too far from his archery equipment, a hunting conversation or a hunting idea, reminds us that we are in the middle of the shed season. Around this time of the year in North Florida, bucks are in the process of shedding their antlers. These craggy remains are symbols of the male deers virulence as well as the esteem that many hunters hold for the trophy representatives of their species. Shed hunting is actually more popular in northern locations due to the less dense undergrowth and the fast recovery of the undergrowth as spring presents itself. Additionally, the spring reappearance of snakes and insects present objections to the activity. However, for those willing to confront those negative aspects, the activity holds a lot of assets as an outdoor activity. Without the necessary safety precautions that dominate hunting season, shed hunting is a great activity in which all of the family can participate. It can be a great opportunity to expose the younger members of the family to the great outdoors. Furthermore, it can provide the hunter a good assessment of a propertys potential for the following hunting season. Landry also reminds the prospective shed hunter that shed traps can increase ones potential shed find. Shed traps can be made out of tin or fence wire. Wire stretched over a zigzag pattern with a bottom gap can easily ensnare the loose antlers when the buck attempts to take the baited corn that is placed under the wire. Fence lines are also a good place to search. The landing jolt after jumping the fence is often enough to trigger an instant shed. Another aspect of the activity that has gained a lot of footing recently is its compatibility with the family dog. The great physical demand of actually trailing and chasing the deer by dogs requires the gameness of specially bred hounds. However, locating and finding antlers are much more relaxed challenges that many family dogs can adjust to learning quickly. As a matter of fact, the North American Shed Hunting Dog Association was recently organized to encourage the training and performance of dogs at finding and retrieving shed antlers. Various clubs have been organized around the country, and regional contests have been scheduled to recognize the canine skills of shed hunting. The North American Shed Hunting Dog Association has a descriptive and informative website (www.sheddogtrainer. com). It seems that many of the dogs used to compete in association events have good retrieving instincts. Outdoors outlook Spring is on our doorstep. Frogs will soon be laying eggs that will shortly turn into tadpoles. Snakes and other reptiles will soon be crawling. Purple martins and hummingbirds will be returning from Latin and South America. Meanwhile, many of our seasonally winter birds will soon be gone. Youth turkey days (March 8-9) are nearly here, and spring turkey season will follow on March 15. This will be the last opportunity of the 2013-14 hunting season, unless you happen to be hunting rabbits or feral hogs. Joey Tyson says the crappie bite is waning, and more people are fishing bass beds in the shallows. Once the water temperature turns 58 degrees, which most of our lakes have, the smaller bucks will start fanning beds. Once the bed is formed, they will try to attract the larger females to join them. Len Andrews, our seasonal ladder fisherman on Kingsley Lake, recently indicated that he has not located any spawning females in Kingsley yet, and he will know at the same time as the ospreys that search that lake. Kingsley, however, is a coolerwater lake and should follow Sampson, Rowell, Crosby and even Santa Fe in order. Kyle Busby is the inshore fish guide behind the No Big Reel guide services on the east coast, north and south of Palm Coast. Busby suggests that inshore fishermen on both coasts fish the deeper holes for trout, reds, flounder, sheepshead and snook during the periods of heavy rain that we have recently experienced. Unlike the freshwater fish that tend to migrate upstream during wet weather, the salt-water fish will seek saltier water in deep holes due to all the freshwater drainage. For inshore guide services on the east coast, Busby can be reached at 352-745-1266. He especially enjoys putting fishermen on the snook bite. Alvarez to host last pheasant shoot Charles Alvarez has scheduled his last pheasant shoot of the year on Friday, March 14. The ringnecked pheasants are beautiful birds and present a great Kyle Busby with a large overslot red caught in Mosquito Lagoon. Shed hunting: an experience for the whole family (and dogs) challenge for bird hunters. If you are interested in participating, Alvarez can be reached at 352-745-2724. Tight lines until next week. Outdoors calendar March, turkeys and quail are now breeding in North Florida; March 8-9, youth spring turkey season; March 12, Bald Eagle bas tournaments at Lake Santa Fe begin; March 15, Murphys Law Relay for Life Bass Tournament, 5 a.m. at Little Lake Santa Fe boat ramp; March 15, spring turkey season begins.