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lrmonitor@bellsouth.net www.StarkeJournal.com Deadline Monday 5 p.m. before publication Phone 352-473-2210 Fax 352-473-2210 Lake Region Monitor Lake Region Monitor USPS 114-170 Keystone Heights, Florida Thursday, July 10, 2014 42 nd Year 10 th Issue 75 CENTS BY DAN HILDEBRAN Monitor Editor GREEN COVE SPRINGS Clay County Sheriff Rick Beseler suspended four of his employees after the office arrested the wrong woman twice. Earlier this year, deputies twice arrested Ashley Nicole Chiasson for separate crimes. They later discovered that the real perpetrator was Ashley Odessa Chiasson. Beseler said Detectives Mark Maertz and William Roberts were each suspended for 30 days without pay and will be transferred from the agencys detective division to the patrol division upon their return to duty. Beseler also suspended Sergeant Robert Curry (Maertzs supervisor) for five days without pay and Lt. Dan Mahla (Roberts supervisor) for seven days without pay. Both will be transferred from the detective division to the patrol division upon their return to duty. The four CCSO members involved in this unfortunate situation are good law enforcement officers, Beseler said in a press release. Each has many years of dedicated service and excellent work records. However, due to what I view as complacency and lack of attention to detail they committed a very serious breach of the publics trust. While it is the CCSOs mission to apprehend and arrest the guilty, an even more vital role is to protect the innocent. In these cases we failed to do that and, as promised, a thorough internal investigation was conducted and responsible members held accountable. In addition to the suspensions, Beseler said he is also implementing new procedures that will prevent similar errors from occurring in the future. The new procedures include a review of all arrest warrants by the sheriffs general council and the requirement that deputies complete a six-item checklist before seeking a warrant. Beseler also said he received assurances from the State Attorneys Office that prosecutors will also review warrant requests to ensure their accuracy, before submitting them to a judge. This incident is not representative of the hard work and dedication exhibited daily by the hundreds of members of our agency, Beseler said. The swift and decisive results of these internal investigations should reassure Clay County residents that we dont take lightly our responsibility to do the right thing and to correct mistakes when they occur. Sheriff suspends 4 over botched arrests Keystone celebrates Our Country Day Melrose gets new sign City council moves to abolish advisory board Students mother wants justice BY DAN HILDEBRAN Monitor Editor KEYSTONE HEIGHTS Clay County detectives arrested four residents of the Bedford Lake area after tracking their purchases of pseudoephedrine at Keystone Heights pharmacies, rummaging through their trash and following one of them while he bought pseudoephedrine. Sheriffs officials charged Marlene Victoria Gladieux, 52, Charlene Campbell Griffis, 55, David Lee Grubb, 48 and Robert Earl Martin Jr., 43, with conspiracy to manufacture methamphetamine. They also charged Martin with possession of methamphetamine. A sheriffs office report listed a Tree Top Court address as the residence for three of the defendants. According to the report, detectives were first alerted to the group while reviewing pseudoephedrine purchases made within Clay County on a national database. Pseudoephedrine is an essential chemical in the manufacture of methamphetamine. During the search of the database, a detective discovered that the suspects and other individuals associated with them attempted 223 purchases of the medication between April 1, 2013 and July 1, 2014. Detectives observed Grubb purchase Sudafed 24 at the Keystone Heights Walgreens. In addition, while searching through garbage from the Tree Top Court residence, they discovered two lithium battery casings with the lithium removed from the batteries. Lithium batteries are commonly used in the manufacturing of methamphetamine. Armed with the database searches, surveillance, and the discovery of the lithium, the detectives obtained a search warrant from a Clay County judge and while executing the warrant, arrested the defendants. During the search of the Tree Top Court residence, deputies found burned Sudafed blister packs, lithium paper from batteries and discarded burned containers they said were used in making the drug. While searching Martin, they also found a white, powdery substance in one of his pockets that tested positive for methamphetamine. 4 arrested for making meth near Bedford Lake PALATKA The St. Johns River Water Management Districts governing board on July 8 approved a tentative budget that reduces the millage rate for taxpayers and funds major district initiatives, including projects to protect the regions springs and improve water quality in the Indian River Lagoon and St. Johns River. The tentative 0.3164-millage rate would result in $81.8 million in revenue that would be part of a total $141.9 million budget for fiscal year 2014-2015, which begins Oct. 1, 2014. The budget also is funded through state, federal and other district sources, including timber sales, cattle leases, interest earnings and permit fees. The millage rate adopted by the board is approximately 3.6 percent less than the current years tax rate. Under a 0.3164 millage rate 31.64 cents for every $1,000 of assessed property value the owner of a $200,000 house with a $50,000 homestead exemption would pay $47.46 in the coming year in property taxes to the district. The tentative budget will allow the district to continue the momentum on its strategic priorities and to implement critical projects that will result in greater protection for our springs and improved water quality in surface waters, said Governing Board Chairman John Miklos of Orlando. We are maximizing our financial and technical resources through dozens of partnership projects with local governments, utilities and other entities. The tentative budget includes $22 million in cost-share funding for construction of projects that will help to develop traditional and alternative water supplies, conserve water and reduce nutrient loading in spring sheds and other water bodies. Another $8 million is designated for other cooperative agreements with government partners, including reclaimed water and storm water projects, water conservation, muck removal and restoration activities. Major projects included in the tentative budget concentrate on district initiatives supporting See SJRWMD, 6A Water management district reduces tax rate BY DAN HILDEBRAN Monitor Editor KEYSTONE HEIGHTS The mother of a Keystone Heights High School student killed after being struck by a vehicle on April 11 said she is frustrated by the lack of progress in the crash investigation. Melissa Savoy wrote in an email she sent to media outlets that it has been nearly three months since her son, Shayne Savoy, was hit by a pickup while walking to a bus stop on C.R. 214. She added that no charges have been filed against the driver of the pickup, James Smith, 59, of Melrose. She also wrote that soon after the accident, Smith resumed his duties as a bus driver for the Clay County School District. Shame on you, Clay County, for letting him climb back on a school bus after this, she wrote. Gavin Rollins, spokesman for the school district, said that since no charges were filed against Smith, the district allowed him to resume his duties. He said that if the sheriffs office had determined Smith was at fault, then the district would have placed him on leave and its human resources department would have started its own inquiry into the matter. Mary Justino, public information coordinator for the Clay County Sheriffs Office, said her agency is still awaiting toxicology test results and a medical examiners report before concluding its investigation. We are dependent on outside labs for the testing, she wrote in an email. She added that a traffic sergeant told her the report of the crash should be finished in two to four weeks. However, the victims mother said the agency has had plenty of time to complete the inquiry. Its been three months, she said during a telephone interview. We have a death certificate that lists the cause of death. In the email, Savoy wrote that she cries every time she drives by the accident scene. She added that the tragedy robbed her of the opportunity to see her son graduate, and fulfil his dreams of becoming a chef, opening a restaurant and starting a family. There needs to be justice for Shayne, she wrote, and this man needs to be charged and reminded everyday of what he has done. 127 runners completed the 5K race, 54 parade entries traveled north on Lawrence Keystone Heights Our Country Day celebrations. Pictured here singing the Star Spangled Banner before the 5K race are front row (l-r) Jimmy Salazar and Sophie McHugh. More Our Country Day photos begin on page A2. Former mayor, board members criticize action BY DAN HILDEBRAN Monitor Editor KEYSTONE HEIGHTS The Keystone Heights City Council started the process to disband its Community Redevelopment Advisory Board, directing its staff to prepare a resolution that would do away with the board. Mayor Tony Brown, who recommended disbanding the panel, said he wanted the city council to be more directly involved in the citys redevelopment efforts. He also noted that the panel, known by its acronym CRAB, was unable to reach a quorum at its last scheduled meeting, and that two recent resignations from the committee has left it with five members instead of seven. City Manager Terry Suggs told the council that when he first came on the job three years ago, the advisory board had already completed a very successful faade grant program. He added that since that time, the conceptionto-completion portion of the CRAB has been lacking. Suggs also said that the low number of projects he sees the citys community redevelopment agency undertaking does not justify the need for a seven-member advisory board. Troy Stephens, owner of the Frozen Pelican and the only member of the advisory board that was at the July 7 city council meeting, said he agreed with disbanding the panel. I dont see the point of the CRAB board, he told the council. To meet for one hour a month and then to be subject to the Sunshine Law and not be able to discuss anything until the next hour of the next month-maybe we will have a quorum, maybe we wont-you are never going to get anything done. Stephens also told the council that even before the July 7 meeting, he had planned to resign from the board himself. He added that he is forming a nonprofit organization that he said might take over some of the roles the CRAB previously filled. Deirdre Murphy, a former chair of the advisory board, placed the blame for the panels demise on Brown, whom she claimed made the CRAB a campaign issue during the 2014 mayors race. While we were executing what was in the CRA plan, she wrote in an email, Tony Brown was running for mayor of which he used the CRAB as a launching platform to put down his opponent, Mary Lou Hildreth, and decided to tie all the CRAB members to her as supporters. Murphy said that since her resignation, the panel has been rudderless. Since January I believe we have had very few CRAB meetings that even had a quorum, she wrote. I have been told that the chairperson has never contacted one member at any time about anything, comes to the meeting unprepared has no clue whats going on and therefore our community is suffering. Advisory board member Doug Wise noted that the citys community redevelopment efforts have come a long way since winning a statewide award several years ago. Keystone Heights went from being an award-winning CRAB city to being a disbanded CRAB city, he wrote in an email. What a waste of talent and money!! Hildreth also criticized the councils action. It is incredibly sad to see so much volunteer talent and expertise, community caring, and successful programs and projects (grants, awards, blood/ sweat and tears) come to a screeching halt due to ignorance and general malaise, she wrote in an email. No more vision. Roll the streets up. Destroy all we have worked for. I am so disappointed that the current administration has little or no education in CRA matters, or for that matter cares.

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2A Lake Region Monitor Thursday, July 10, 2014 Lake Region Monitor USPS 114-170 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, Publisher Subscription 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: Cliff Smelley Advertising: Kevin Miller Darlene Douglass Typesetting Eileen Gilmore Advertising and Newspaper Prod. Earl W. Ray Classified Adv. Heather Padgett Bookkeeping: Joan Stewart-Jones Our Country Day Parade, 2014 Wife turns in robbery suspect BY DAN HILDEBRAN Monitor Editor MIDDLEBURG A Middleburg woman telephoned the Clay County Sheriffs Office after she recognized her husband as the man who robbed the CVS pharmacy at the corner of S.R. 21 and C.R. 218 on June 30. Deputies charged 72-year-old James Edwin Irwin of Calendula Avenue in Middleburg with armed robbery and two counts of aggravated assault. According to a sheriffs office report, Irwin walked into the store around 12:30 p.m. and threatened a pharmacy worker with a handgun to obtain 500 Lortab pills. The sheriffs office distributed store photographs of the suspect wearing a straw hat, Hawaiian shirt, shorts and white socks as he committed the crime. According to a report, the suspects wife recognized her husband when a Jacksonville television station aired images of the robbery. At Irwins residence, deputies recovered the stolen pills, clothing used in the robbery and a BB gun they said Irwin used to commit the crime.

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Regional News Regional News B Section Thursday, July 10, 2014 News from Bradford County, Union County and the Lake Region FEATURES CRIME SOCIALS OBITUARIES EDITORIAL FAM PAK$299 lb $399 lbPRICES AVAILABLEJULY 09 JULY 15 $249$599$149$169 Amazing quality. Fantastic prices.Satisfaction Guaranteed FAM PAK$499lb $299 FAM PAK$29 9 lb FAM PAK$14 9 lb FAM PAK$199 $349 lb12 OZ Open 7 Days a Week 8am to 8pm1371 South Walnut St. (Hwy 301) Starke (904) 368-9188 lb lb lb Florida Twin TheatreAll Seats $6.00 Before 6 p.m. 964-5451* OPEN EVERY NIGHT SCREEN 1 SCREEN 2 STARTS FRIDAY Visit us on-line at www.FloridaTwinTheatre.comFri 7:00, 9:00 Sat 5:00, 7:00, 9:00 Sun 5:00, 7:00 Mon Thur 7:30NOW SHOWING Fri 8:00 Sat 5:15, 8:00 Sun 5:30 Mon Thur 7:15Gary Oldman in Teo Halm in Wed. Kids Shows 10am & 1pm All Seats $5.00July 16th Peabody & ShermanDAWN OF THEPLANET OF THE APES BY TRACY LEE TATE Special to the Telegraph, Times and Monitor A passion for the unique and unusual has guided the life of Keystone Heights resident Don Morgan for most of his adult life, and at 83 he said he wouldnt have it any other way. After a life spent big-game hunting all over the world and running his own alligator farm, among other endeavors, Morgan even found time for a successful career as an architect. During his career, Morgan designed all of the schools still in use in Bradford County with the exception of Starke Elementary. His first school project was Lawtey Community School in 1963. Morgan has designed more then 40 schools in seven Florida counties as well as courthouses, jails and even a few churches in a total of eight counties. He stopped architecture as a full-time profession in 2000, although he describes himself as semi-retired. We work to support ourselves and to have the money to do what we really want to do, Morgan said. Morgan has hunted all over the world, mainly on a quest to join a small number of international hunters, members of the International Sheep Hunters Association, who can claim to have bagged all of the species and sub-species of wild sheep available for hunting worldwide. At the time, he needed to get members of 16 different species to qualify. He did it, becoming only the 128 th person in the world to do so. To reach his goal, Morgan traveled the globe, visiting Russia, China, Mongolia, Canada, Australia and Europe in search of specific species. While in country, he hunted other animals as they were available, and, on his trip to Africa, he hunted leopard and plains game exclusively as there were no sheep in the part of the continent he visited. Recently, several countries have opened up to allow hunting that were not options when Morgan was pursuing his goal. It now takes 21 species and subspecies to take the prize, but Morgan said he is satisfied with what he has accomplished. Im happy with my achievement and have moved on to something different, Morgan said. Besides, the mountains are harder to climb now than they used to be. Morgan donated all of his mounted trophies, most of which were full-body mounts, to the University of Florida Natural History Museum. The collection was valued at $700,000. Along the way, Morgan served as state chapter president of Safari Club International for the Orlando club, then later as president of the National Safari Club International in 1984-85. He is also a past state chapter president of the Wild Turkey Federation. About two years ago, Morgan became fascinated with the Keystones Morgan: a life of the unique and unusual The Bradford High School Football Boosters invite Tornado supporters to meet new head coach Corey Green, his family and staff at the Downtown Grill in Starke on Friday, July 11, from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. Light refreshments will be served. Green, who was previously the assistant head coach at Fleming Island High School, has 12 years of experience at Florida and Georgia schools. He is the son of longtime coach Danny Green. Green replaces Steve Reynolds, who resigned after two years and is now an assistant at Oakleaf High School. The Tornadoes play Buchholz in a preseason classic at Gainesvilles Citizens Field on Friday, Aug. 22, at 7:30 p.m. before opening the regular season with a home game against Suwannee on Friday, Aug. 29, at 7:30 p.m. BHS fans can meet new coach on July 11 native African cattle known collectively as Watusi. (See sidebar.) He was drawn to the interesting history, rarity and, most of all, their impressive and unique appearance. He began to research the cattle on the Internet and soon discovered the World Watusi Association and, through it, a good friend and mentor in Joy Ryder of Black Walnut Springs, Missouri. It wasnt long until Morgan decided he just had to have some of the cattle. Ryder helped Morgan buy five animals early in 2013 and six more later in the year. Most of these animals were under 5 years of age, but one, D.H. Lightning was an 11-year-old cow that Morgan said he just had to have because her horn spread was so wide. Among the others was Popeye, a 3.5-year-old tame bull. The cattle are now producing offspring and thriving on Morgans C.S.T. Ranch. He said that, in the future, he sees Watusi cattle as providing beef, but for now he is still at what he calls the cow and calf phase. Since Morgans Watusi cattle are all foundation pure animals cattle that are genetically pure and have never been interbred with other typesthey are in demand as breeder by other enthusiasts. The cattle are not cheap, ranging in price from $1,500 to $2,000 each. If the animal is tame, the price goes up at least another $1,000, as it does if the animal is outstanding in confirmation, color, genetics or bloodlines. An animal that excels in all areas can sell for $25,000 or more. People who have other types of cattleor even some who keep no livestock at allare attracted to the unique appearance of the Watusi and call Morgan to see about purchasing one for a pet or, as Morgan puts it, a field ornament. I get a goodly number of calls every week from people driving by and seeing the cattle in the field and the sign for the ranch, Morgan said. They usually want to buy just one, but cool quickly when I tell them the price. I havent gotten any call-backs. Working with his cattle has led Morgan in another interesting direction on his acreage; growing perennial peanuts. These plants do not produce peanuts, but instead are grown for hay. The plants take about a year and a half to become fully established, with the rizomes forming a ground-covering mat. Once the plants are established, then the hay can be cut every time it reaches 6 inches in height. The plant is self-perpetuating. It can be produced at a cost that is competitive with alfalfa ($25 for a 50-pound bale) and has just as high a protein content, if not See MORGAN, 6B A group of Don Don Morgan See page 6B

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to remember him. The family chose the following quoteby H. Jackson Brown Jr.to be inscribed on a plaque that has been placed beside the tree: Live so that when your children think of fairness and integrity, they think of you. Rosier, who came up with the idea of planting a tree in Hobbs honor, said she received help from Jordan, Taylor and a lot of other people in making it a reality. The Hobbs family expressed its gratitude in being a part of the process. In the statement provided to the Telegraph-TimesMonitor, the family said, When Karen Jordan began working on the tree dedication, we were very pleased to be included in the planning process and are thankful that she used the quote the family chose for Johnnys plaque. positive experience for those he saw. Judges mentioned that he was respectful of everyone and loved doing good for our community. They also spoke of Johnnys family, faith and kindness. These are all things that we recognized and loved about him, but were thankful to know that others also saw the good that he was doing. Rosier gave the welcoming remarks, discussing the shadetree story and how Bradford County Sheriffs Office Sgt. Diane Taylor and Karen Jordan, senior court operations consultant with the Eighth Judicial Circuit, were fond of referencing it. Rosier also mentioned that Courtroom 2 at the Bradford County Courthouse would always be Judge Hobbs courtroom. Circuit Judge James Colaw was one of several who spoke during the ceremony. He said the opportunity to speak at such a special ceremony was a privilege, but added it meant even more to do so in honor of a man he loved as a friend. I began my legal career with the State Attorneys Office in 1997 in Bradford County, and Judge Hobbs was the first judge I practiced in front of, Colaw said. He was my first picture of what a lawyer and what a judge should be. Colaw said it was Hobbs practice to offer attorneys the chance to sit with him following a trial and discuss the trial and offer critiques. I never missed those opportunities, Colaw said. We would talk about the trial for 10-15 minutes, and then the conversation would always evolve into hour-long discussions about life and family. He always talked about his family and his boys. It was evident how much he loved them and how proud of them he was. Hobbs served as an example of what a man and father should be, Colaw said. That is just how Hobbs family wished 2B Telegraph, Times & Monitor B Section Thursday, July 10, 2014 BOUNCE HOUSE RENTALS Put a Bounce in Spring FloridaBounceRentals.com partytimebouncehouse@outlook.comServing Keystone Heights, Starke, Hampton, Earleton, Interlachen, Putnam Hall, Florahome COUPONS10% OFF 1st time booking 10% OFF for referrals 15% OFF for renting 2 or more units 5% OFF reservations made 4 weeks in advance352-745-1399 BY CLIFF SMELLEY Staff Writer Any time Judge Johnny Hobbs had to temporarily leave what was known as his courtroom Courtroom 2at the Bradford County Courthouse, his humorous reply would be to just let him have a big, shade tree to hold court under. Hobbs has since passed, but he now has his shade tree. A treededication ceremony was held June 17 as a Drake elm tree was planted on the Bradford County Courthouse grounds in honor of the man who served as a county judge in the Eighth Judicial Circuit for 19 years before his death on Aug. 7, 2013, at the age of 56. Judge Hobbs will be remembered every time we pass that Drake elm planted in his honor, Eighth Judicial Circuit Judge Phyllis Rosier said. Approximately 100 courthouse officials, judges and members of Hobbs family were present at the ceremony. In a statement given to the Telegraph-TimesMonitor, the Hobbs family said, We understand how unique it is to live in a community that loves and encourages our family on so many levels. The judges at the dedication spoke firsthand about Johnnys courtroom as a well-oiled machine and his ability to make it a pleasant and Tree planted at courthouse in Judge Hobbs memory Do you know who your granddaddy is? Join the Col. Samuel Elbert Chapter of the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution for a free genealogy workshop on Saturday, July 19, from 10 a.m. until noon at Gallery 26 on S.R. 26 in Melrose. For more information, please contact Leslie Harper at harmoles@aol.com or 352-4755090. The Col. Samuel Elbert Chapter of the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution presented awards to Bradford County, Keystone Heights and Melrose students in May and June. Each student received an engraved certificate from Washington, D.C., in a goldembossed document cover with an engraved medal and chapter check. Bradford High School students Emily Potter and Lessly Spates received JROTC awards, while BHS student Justin Williams and Starke Elementary School student Nadia Gross received Youth Good Citizenship Awards. Youth Good Citizenship Awards were presented to the following Keystone Heights students: Rachel Shirley Lee (Keystone Heights Jr./Sr. High School), Carter Williamson Drane (KHHS) Sophia Kicklighter (Keystone Heights Elementary School) and Zachary Taylor (McRae Elementary School). Melrose Elementary student Elena Jolley received a Youth Good Citizenship Award as well. Any woman 18 or older regardless of race, religion or ethnic backgroundwho can prove direct descent from a person who aided in achieving American independence between April 19, 1775, and Nov. 26, 1783, is eligible for Daughters of the American Revolution membership. Please contact Konnie Beauregard at copnurse1999@windstream. net or 352-475-1865 for more information. Daughters of the American Revolution to host genealogy workshop Students receive awards from local DAR chapter

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did not seem to have as hard a time as many people did. They had plenty to eat and no major money problems, despite the fact her father lost several thousand dollars in a bank failure. The only hardship she remembered from the time was the rationing of gasoline and sugar. She married King William (Bill) Parks on March 10, 1934. The couple lived in Cross City for a while, and then moved south to Palm Beach County.Bill was one of the first highway patrolmen in the state, working in 1936-37 in Homestead for the short-lived Florida Road Patrol, which only lasted one year. Parks said she can remember him getting ready for work, putting on boots and Jodhpur pants to ride his motorcycle. She remembered the funny stories he would tell her about the things he ran into on the job. In Homestead, the family rented a downstairs apartment. Parks remembered weathering a hurricane with her children at her landlords house next door it had proven able to withstand storms in the pastwhile Bill was out working on his motorcycle. She also remembered having an active social life, including attending dances in Miami. always like that, she wrote. We only had one building for out church. The men would sit on one side and the women and children on the other. They would pass around one of the mens hats to collect the offering, which wasnt much. Mama taught a class and was the church secretary. She further recalled, The pastor would come in on Saturday morning and pick out the best place to stay sometimes until Monday morning. It was always our house or Gladys (a first cousin) parents house; the home of the late Oscar Carter. I guess we had better food. The preacher lived in a little town not too far away, but we still didnt have church every Sunday. Parks remembered when her family was the only one around to have a car except for some local doctors. Her father bought a 1914 Ford touring car, and the girls kept it clean and polished. Parks particularly remembered the cars features. It had straight fenders, carbide lights and a crank you had to turn by hand. The radiator was trimmed in brass and looked like gold. If the top was down, and a rain came up quick, you would get soaked putting the curtains up because it took time. Parks remembered the Depression and said her family Thursday, July 10, 2014 Telegraph, Times & Monitor B Section 3B STARKE 904-368-0131 1103 S. 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Although Parks is unable to communicate due to damage from a stroke about three years ago, her family, life and achievements live on in a journal she began in 2001 and in the memories of her son William Bill Parks. Parks is the daughter of wellknown early Lawtey farmer Uncle Marion D. Carter and his wife, Christina Dohm. Carter was born near Black Creek, about 5 miles north of Lawtey, on Oct. 4, 1873one of 11 children born to George Washington and Jane Austin Carter. Marion Carters wife, Dohm, was one of three daughters of German immigrants. In an old Telegraph interview, Carter said of his wife, She made me the smartest wife in the world. She was a concert violinist who died of Parkinsons disease in the 1920s. The couple married in 1900. Carter was well known in the area both as a farmer and, especially in his later years, as a teller of humorous tales. (See sidebar.) According to her memoirs, Louie Bell was born on Jan. 31, 1906, near Lawtey in a fourroom log cabin with porches all around. The doctor who attended at her birth was Dr. Brown, the familys physician for many years and, apparently a family friend as Louie Bell was named after his daughter. Her sister Melba followed in 1902. Parks fondest childhood memories center around her parents and paternal grandparents. I had such good parents and grandparent on Papas side, she wrote in her journal. They had so many grandchildren and they had a big place where we would go and play. Grandma would always have lots of cookies for us kids. They had lots of fruit treesoranges, figs, grapes, persimmonsand always a big vegetable garden besides the farm and horses. Those were the good ole days, so different from now. Parks memories of a simpler time include passing her childhood hours cutting out paper dolls and making paper The New River Community Health Center Board of Directors will meet July 16. 2014 at the Union County Library, located at 250 SE 5th Ave, Lake Butler, FL 32054 from 12:30 1:30 pm. 7/10 1tchg-B-sect Legals Dear Editor: On April 11, 2014 our whole lives changed as our son was taken from us in a traffic homicide. Until this day, no charges have been brought on this man, a Clay County bus driver who has never once said he was sorry but could hit and kill my son and return to work on that following Monday morning like he did nothing wrong. Shame on you Clay County for letting him climb back on a school bus after this. Clay County Sheriffs office say he just said C.R. 214 was dark that morning well thats why we have headlights, and why is it that I can sit on Ranchette Road on those school mornings and see the young lady that he saved walk from her front door all the way to the bus stop? My son walked from our house to that bus stop so she would not have to be there alone. Shame on Clay County Transportation for changing her bus stop for a week and then wanting her to go back to the other and having to walk by there everyday and having to have all those horrible memories come back. It is hard for me to drive by there, I cry every time I go by. There needs to be justice for Shane and this man needs to be charged and reminded everyday of what he has done. We did not get to see him walk across that stage, his name was called followed by in memory, never see him become a chef, open his own restaurant, or get married and become a father. I am tired of the run around and the idea that he thinks he can just kill a child and act like he did nothing wrong. He was the rock for all his peers he helped so many and now they wonder what are they going to do. His was son, brother, grandson, cousin, uncle and friend who has truly earned his wings and be called a HERO he deserves JUSTICE. I just want to know what is taking so long. This Friday, July 11, it will be three months and I think that is long enough, too long. Melissa Savoy A Very Angry Mother Mother wants justice for Shane Letters editor@bctelegraph.com Louie Bell Parks: lifetime journey continues at age 108 houses for the dolls to live in. She remembers walking 3 miles each way to school, starting at age 6, despite rain, cold, frost and icicles; it didnt matter. We never seemed to get sick or have to stay home. She recalled that when she and her sister got a little older, they came home to face chores. When we got home we had to change our school clothes and put on our everyday clothes to do some work on the farm. She said they did things like picking strawberries and picking up corn stalks. As the girls got older, they were able to participate in more social activities, such as cane grindings, playing games and even having boyfriends. The family attended what was then known as Clay Hill Baptist Church. (The name was later changed to Long Branch Church.) The pastors were not formally paid, but subsisted on the collections taken up when the hat was passed at services and on the largess of the community. For several years, the pastor was L.W. Kicklighter from Kinsley Lake. Parks recalled her church experiences with candor. We would have a week of church revivalswe would Col. Samuel Elbert chapter members Konnie Beauregard (regent/delegate) and Judy Jull (historian/librarian) had good news to report after their trip to the National Society Daughters of the American Revolutions 123 rd Continental Congress, June 24-29, in Washington, D.C. On June 24, Jull was presented with the second-place award in American Heritage Fiber Arts for her hand-loomed blanket called Threads of Time. Her award represents the 177,000 members of the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution. While in Washington, Beauregard was contacted by Janet Messser, the chairman of the Florida State Society Daughters of the American Revolution Scholarship Committee. Messer said Caitlyn Tryouts for the Bradford Middle School football team will be held Aug. 4-6 at 8:30 a.m. Players must have a current FHSAA physical on file with the school before trying out. If unable to attend, please call coach William Brewington at 352-234-9743. Children can still sign up for participation in United Youth Football and Cheer through the Bradford Athletic Association, with practices set to begin Monday, July 14, at 6 p.m. at the R.J.E. fields. The Union County High School Boys Basketball Team would like to invite everyone to an alumni basketball game for men and women, as well as alumni cheerleaders, on Saturday, July 26, at the UCHS National convention memorable for local DAR chapter Sanders, who received the Col. Samuel Elbert chapters 2014 Betty Warren Memorial Scholarship, was chosen by the Florida State Society to receive a $750 scholarship that is renewable for four years if she maintains a GPA of at least 3.60. Beauregard attended all of the Continental Congress business sessions as a voting Florida delegate as well as four evenings of special events at Constitution Hall. She also attended Celebrate America Night at the Grand Hyatt with President General Lynn Forney Young. Bradford Athletic Assoc. football, cheerleading starts July 14 Football consists of five age divisions: 6U, 8U, 10U, 12U and 14U. All teams are unlimited weight, with no restrictions. Age-determining date is July 31, 2014. The cost is $100, which includes jersey, pants and socks. Cheerleading consists of three age divisions: Tiny Tots (4-6), United 9 (7-9) and United 13 (10-13). The age-determining date is the same as football. The cost is $150, which includes uniform, shoes and pom-poms all of which the child keeps. For more information, or to sign up, please call Stephanie Scott at 904-364-6642 or Dana Britt at 904-364-3268. Tigers of the past to be part of UCHS alumni game gym. The womens game will tip off at 6 p.m., followed by the men at 7:30 p.m. This planned annual event will go back 20 years to 1994, plus another 20 years on top of that to 1974, for participants. (A year will be added for each successive year of the game.) There will be a $10 participation fee, which will include a T-Shirt for the event. Teams will be split up as purple (even years) and gold (odd years). There will be a $5 admission for all non-participants. The concessions stand will be open. For more information, contact Rufus Jefferson at 352-3180790. BMS football tryouts start Aug. 4

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4B Telegraph, Times & Monitor B Section Thursday, July 10, 2014 Be Sure YOUStay Cool!SUMMER is HERE...and It s Heating Up!!! SUMMERTIME CHECKUPJENKINS HEATING/AIRand Electrical, Inc.Sales & Service All Brands Licensed/Insured352-258-6078Randall6078@gmail.com www.RJACandElectrical.comLic# RA13067498 EC13005674 $9 9 t Crime t The following individuals were arrested recently by local law enforcement officers in Bradford, Union and Clay (Keystone Heights area) counties: Bradford Jennifer J. Barnett, 26, of Lawtey was arrested July 2 by Bradford deputies during a traffic stop for possession of drug equipment. Rosa Lee Bruce, 54, of Starke and Brian Sean Copeland, 40, of Keystone Heights were arrested July 3 by Starke police for battery. According to the arrest report, Bruce and Copeland, who are related, got into an argument over Bruce cooking dinner. Copeland pushed Bruce down onto a couch, and Bruce scratched Copeland on the chest. Both were arrested for domestic battery. Bond was set at $7,500 each for Bruce and Copeland. Tamara Lee Burgess, 22, of Waldo was arrested July 7 by Bradford deputies for failure to appear. Bond was set at $25,000 for the charge. Paul A. Byrd, 41, of Starke was arrested July 1 by Bradford deputies for failure to appear. Bond was set at $50,000 for the charge. John Lamar Crews, 44, of Starke was arrested July 6 by Bradford deputies for contempt of court. Bond was set at $25,000 for the charge. Christopher Dewayne Fowler, 21, of Lawtey was arrested July 3 by Bradford deputies for two charges of probation violation. Rockey Arnold Gardner, 50, of Hampton was arrested July 2 by Bradford deputies for battery. According to the arrest report, Gardner and his girlfriend had been arguing for several hours, when she left his residence before returning later in a vehicle. The gate to the residence was locked, and the victim waited until Gardner drove up to unlock the gate. After unlocking the gate, the victim stated Gardner came over to her vehicle and started to choke her after she explained where she had been, squeezing her neck until she almost passed out. After he stopped choking her, he walked away, but told the victim things were going to start happening to her. Law enforcement and was called and arrested Gardner. Bond was set at $25,000 for the charge. Randall Michael Edwin Gordon, 22, of Lawtey was arrested July 6 by Bradford deputies for battery. According to the arrest report, Gordon went to a female cousins home to ask to borrow money. Gordon first grabbed the cousin by the arm during an argument and later grabbed her arm again, raising his fist and threatening to do her harm if she raised her voice again toward his girlfriend, who was at the home with him and involved in the argument, too. Bond was set at $2,500 for the charge. George Robert Jackson, 35, of Raiford was arrested July 5 by Bradford deputies for burglary of an occupied dwelling, grand theft larceny, stalking and criminal mischief-property damage. According to the arrest report, Jackson had been calling and texting a woman he had a prior relationship with during the past month. He had also been driving by her residence, and law enforcement was called to her home June 21 when he was banging on the door and the windows, yelling and asking to be let in the home. He was asked to leave at that time, but wasnt arrested. On July 5, the victim came home and saw Jacksons vehicle drive by her home before she exited her car, so she went to stay with her mother. When she returned several hours later, her home had been broken into, with several TVs destroyed, a fish aquarium overturned and her bedroom in disarray. A PlayStation 3 was also missing. In earlier texts and messages to the victim, Jackson stated he had paid for the PlayStation, and that he would get her back. Jackson was located later, Recent arrests in Bradford, Clay and Union arrested and taken to jail. At the jail, during a search of Jackson, a small packet of cocaine was discovered in his wallet, leading to additional charges against him of possession of cocaine and smuggling contraband into a detention facility. Bond was set at $280,000 for the charges. James Earl Jameson, 59, of Melrose was arrested July 5 by Bradford deputies for battery. According to the arrest report, Jameson is accused of kicking the victimhis wifein the buttocks after they were playing golf and drinking, and getting into an argument later in the day. Bond was set at $2,500 for the charge. Mark Joshua Klepfer, 35, of Middleburg was arrested July 3 by Bradford deputies for larceny. According to the arrest report, Klepfer was a driver for Williams Brothers Trucking in Starke and had picked up a load of pine bark valued at $1,000 in Hoboken, Georgia, on July 1. It was supposed to be delivered to Elixson Wood Products in Bradford County, but the operations manager at the trucking company checked the GPS log and saw that it was never delivered there. Instead, the GPS log showed the truck went to Maxville and stayed at an address for several hours before returning to Kelpfers home in Middleburg on July 2. Eventually, it was discovered the load of bark was dropped off at the residence in Maxville, and Clay deputies were called in to assist in the investigation. Klepfer was interviewed by law enforcement the following day and admitted to dumping the pine bark in Maxville, stating he did so because his truck got stuck in the sand. He stated he didnt notify Williams Brothers Trucking of the incident and knew it was a criminal act to dump the load, but didnt think anyone would find out that he didnt deliver the pine bark to Elixsons. He was arrested, and bond was set at $3,000 for the charge. Ryan David Kornegay, 23, of Winter Park was arrested July 1 by Bradford deputies on probation violation. Thomas Eugene Lee, 61, of Starke was arrested July 1 by Bradford deputies for cruelty toward a child. According to the arrest, report Lee was at the Kangaroo store on Griffis Loop in Starke with a 2-year-old child and a 29-year-old woman who was babysitting the child. According to several witnesses and video from the store, Lee exited the store with the child and walked toward the dumpsters, trying to get the child to follow him. The child wouldnt and was walking away from him when he turned around, walked up to the child and struck her across the head and face with his left hand. The force of the strike caused the child to fall against a metal cage with propane tanks and her head during the fall. The child then ran to the woman babysitting her, who appeared to be laughing at the incident, according to several of the witnesses. When deputies located Lee at his residence later, he refused to answer any questions and was arrested. The babysitter stated that the child had been chewing some paper at the store and refused to stop. Since the child wasnt listening, the babysitter said that Lee approached the child, and the child kicked him, at which time he hit the child. According to the sheriffs office, there is an open investigation against the babysitter in the incident. Bond was set at $10,000 for the charge against Lee. Wardele James Mayes, 22, of Gainesville was arrested July 5 by Starke police during a traffic stop for possession of marijuana. Tonya Patricia McClain, 52, of Orlando was arrested July 4 by Bradford deputies for driving while license suspended or revoked. Bond was set at $500 for the charge. Billy Frank McDaniel, 28, of Lawtey and Mandy McDaniel, 33, of Lawtey were arrested July 7 by Bradford deputies and charged with battery and producing marijuana. According to the arrest report, the married couple got into an argument which turned physicalover a window blind. They struck each other with their open hands. Mandy McDaniel then called law enforcement, while her husband fled into the woods by their residence. After law enforcement conducted a short search of the woods, Billy McDaniel came out and proceeded to tell the deputy his wife had two marijuana plants growing in plastic pots behind the home. After verifying there were two marijuana plants behind the home, the deputy questioned Mandy McDaniel about them. She said she had planted the seeds, but that her husband took care of the plants since he has the green thumb in the family. Both were arrested after more questioning, with bond set at $1,000 each for the charges. Joseph Lee Mitchell, 45, of Starke was arrested July 4 by Bradford deputies for simple assault. According to the arrest report, Mitchell harassed the victim at her residence several times in the past week, crawling through a window and waking her up, screaming, snatching her car keys from her mothers hand and pushing an AC unit out of a window to gain access to the home. Apparently Mitchell used to live at the residence with the victim, but hasnt for the past six months. Bond was set at $10,000 for the charge. Justin Daniel Mobley, 31, of Glen St. Mary was arrested July 5 by Bradford deputies for burglary, two charges of larceny and fraud-illegal use of credit cards. According to the arrest report, Mobley is accused of stealing a laptop computer, a bank bag with $50 in cash, a gas can and a credit card from the truck of a former employer he was fired from a month ago. The employer kept a key to the truck hidden, and Mobley was one of a few people who knew of the key. Law enforcement was also able to obtain video from the Kangaroo store in Lake Butler that showed Mobley purchasing gas with the stolen credit card. With the assistance of the Union County Sheriffs Office, deputies were able to locate Mobley at a friends home in Lake Butler and arrest him. Bond was set at $300,000 for the charges. Diane Karrie Lee Newham, 37, of Starke was arrested July 6 by Starke police for larceny and on a warrant from Suwannee County for failure to appear for petit theft. According to the arrest report, Newham was observed by a Walmart employee putting several items in her purse before passing all points of sale to leave the store. She was held until police arrived, at which time the out-of-county warrant was discovered through dispatch. Bond was set at $10,500 for the charges. Kori Jo Reed, 27, of Lake Butler was arrested July 6 by Bradford deputies for driving while license suspended or revoked. Bond was set at $1,000 for the charge. Jerry Dwayne Smith, 27, of Jacksonville was arrested July 2 by Bradford deputies for failure to appear. Bond was set at $1,000 for the charge. Alvaro M. Vargas, 36, of Charlotte, North Carolina, was arrested July 5 by Lawtey police for driving while license suspended or revoked. Leroy Warren, 52, of New Orleans was arrested July 7 by Starke police for driving while license suspended or revoked. Bond was set at $5,000 for the charge. Julius Jamal White, 26, of Jacksonville was arrested July 2 by Bradford deputies for driving while license suspended or revoked. Keystone/Melrose Sally Cruz, 35, of Keystone Heights was arrested July 3 by Clay deputies for battery. Marlene Gladieux, 52, of Hampton was arrested July 2 by Clay deputies for conspiracy to manufacture methamphetamine. According to an arrest report, deputies arrested Gladieux, Charlene Griffis, David Grubb and Robert Martin after discovering they and associates had attempted 223 purchases of pseudoephedrine between April 1, 2013, and July 1, 2014. Pseudoephedrine is an essential chemical in the manufacture of methamphetamine. Deputies also found evidence of methamphetamine manufacturing while rummaging through the suspects garbage and while observing Grubb purchase Sudafed 24 at the Keystone Heights Walgreens. John Goodwin, 19, of Melrose was arrested July 2 by Putnam deputies for a probation violation. Charlene Griffis, 55, of Keystone Heights was arrested July 2 by Clay deputies for conspiracy to manufacture methamphetamine. David Grubb, 48 of Keystone Heights was arrested July 2 by Clay deputies for conspiracy to manufacture methamphetamine. Charles Lee Johns, 34, of Starke was arrested July 2 by Putnam deputies for an out-ofcounty warrant. Robert Martin, 43 of Keystone Heights was arrested July 2 by Clay deputies for conspiracy to manufacture methamphetamine and possession of methamphetamine. Shirley McIntire, 78, of Keystone Heights was arrested July 2 by Clay deputies for uttering a worthless check over $150. Jeannie Marie Piper, 33, of Melrose was arrested July 7 by Putnam deputies for a probation violation. Jerry Ralph Sneed, 43, of Melrose was arrested July 4 by Putnam deputies for criminal mischief with property damage. Union Brandon Joseph Croft, 30, of Lake Butler was arrested July 1 by Union deputies for contempt of court. Bond was set at $1,070 for the charge. Kelvin Marcel Edwards, 49, of Lake Butler was arrested July 6 by Union deputies for battery, petit theft, resisting an officer and disorderly intoxication. According to the arrest report, deputies were called to a residence near the library in Lake Butler about a disturbance. Edwards had taken the keys to a vehicle of a friend and wouldnt give them back. He threatened the deputy with violence when the deputy asked for the keys and had a strong odor of alcohol coming from him. After the deputy got the keys from Edwards, he continued to yell, scream and threaten the deputy, who then attempted to handcuff him and put him in the patrol car. Edwards elbowed the deputy and kicked him while he was wrestled to the ground, handcuffed and eventually put in the patrol car. The owner of the vehicle stated she wants to pursue charges for the theft of her vehicle keys. Thomas Shayne Faircloth, 26, of Glen St. Mary was arrested July 6 by Union deputies on a warrant from Clay County for petit theft and driving while license suspended or revoked. Lucy Foster, 31, of Brooker was arrested July 5 by Union deputies for battery. According to the arrest report, she intentionally struck a 29-year-old female. Manuela Martha Hernandez, 45, of Lake Butler was arrested July 5 by Union deputies for aggravated battery-using a deadly weapon. According to the arrest report, Hernandez struck a 27-year-old male with a glass bottle and then cut him with a broken piece of the bottle. Bond was set at $100,000 for the charge. Steven Larone Keith, 31, of Macclenny was arrested July 5 by Union deputies for driving while license suspended or revokedhabitual offender. According to the arrest report, Keiths license was suspended in 2009 and canceled indefinitely this year. Thomas Blade Lemay, 17, of Lake Butler was arrested July 2 by Union deputies for vehicle theft-felony grand theft and resisting an officer. According to the arrest report, Lemay took a relatives vehicle without permission after making a copy of the key, also without permission. When a deputy went to investigate, Lemay had returned the vehicle, but fled on a bike into a wooded area when he saw the deputy, who was trying to question him about the vehicle. The deputy spotted him a short while later behind some apartment buildings, but Lemay ran into the woods again and escaped questioning. Eventually, Lemay called the sheriffs office, and the deputy met him at an apartment. He was arrested after admitting to making the key and taking the relatives vehicle without permission. Luke Smith, 28, of Lake Butler was arrested June 30 by Union deputies on four warrants for distribution of cocaine within 1,000 feet of a public park or school and possession of drugscontrolled substance without a prescription including over 20 grams of marijuana. Bond was set at $240,000 for the charges.

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Hampshire to the late Walter and Jennie (Jennison) Stone and moved to Keystone Heights 14 years ago from Deltona. Prior to retirement he was a mechanic in the United States Air Force and served during the Vietnam War. Survivors are: his wife of 22 years, Lynne (Rommel) Stone of Keystone Heights; children, Michelle Bevilacqua, Lori Hodgdon, and Scott Stone all of Newport, Robin Chattin of Melrose, Ron Bentley of New Smyrna Beach, and Danielle Bently of North Carolina; 13 grandchildren; and 18 greatgrandchildren. Memorial services will be at his residence at a later date. Arrangements are by JonesGallagher Funeral Home of Keystone Heights. Timothy Wilkerson, Sr. BRADFORD COUNTY Timothy Russell Wilkerson, Sr., 66, a lifelong resident of Bradford County died on Tuesday, July 1, 2014 at the VA Medical Center in Gainesville. He was born in Lawtey on March 4, 1948 to the late Leon Wilkerson and Ruby Francis Lowery Wilkerson. He served in the United States Army during the Vietnam War. He was a truck driver who drove for more than 40 years. He was preceded in death by his parents and his brothers, Raymond F. Wilkerson and Willie Edward Wilkerson. He is survived by: his wife of 44 years, Lou Ellen Wilkerson of Starke; children, Kenna Wilkerson of Starke, Terry (Lamar) Anderson of Lawtey, Rhonda Manning of Interlachen, Charmin Wilkerson of Jacksonville, Robin (David) Christ of Jacksonville, Timothy (Dana) Wilkerson, Jr. and Michael Wilkerson, both of Starke; brothers, L.G. (Diana) Wilkerson, David (Sandra) Wilkerson, and Earl (Sylvia) Wilkerson all of Lawtey; sisters, Jo Ann (Harold) Jones and Linda (Rodger) Meadows both of Lawtey; 18 grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Funeral services were held on July 5 at Highland First Baptist Church with Pastor Lester Austin officiating. Interment followed at Long Branch Cemetery with military honors. Arrangements are under the care and direction of Archie Tanner Funeral Services of Starke. Memorial services were held on July 9 at Archie Tanner Funeral Services Chapel with Pastor Jimmy Scott officiating. 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 James Register LAWTEY James Richard Register, 58, of Lawtey, died on Sunday, July 6, 2014 at the Suwannee Health Care Center in Live Oak after an extended illness. He was born on Oct. 4, 1955 in Lake City to the late Louis Carlton Register and Inez Sistrunk Register. He lived most of his life in the North Florida area and was a trucker for many years. He was of the Christian Faith. He is survived by: sisters, Lena Caroyln (Marion) Hinson of Lawtey and Brenda Register Trogdon of Starke; and several nieces and nephews. Family graveside services were conducted on July 9 in the Riverside Cemetery in White Springs. Interment followed. Arrangements are under the direction and care of the Dee-Parrish Family Funeral Home of Lake City. Carolyn Simmons STARKE Mrs. Carolyn Thomas Simmons, age 63, transition to be with heavenly angels on Tuesday, June 24, 2014 at Shands @ UF. She attended Bradford County High School and graduated from RJE High School in the class of 1969. Mrs. Simmons received a degree from Santa Fe Community College. She was employed with the Bradford County School District for over 30 years. Mrs. Simmons was a member of Mount Moriah United Methodist Church. She leaves to cherish her precious memories: husband Rev. Albert James Simmons, Sr.; children, Reginald (Dray) Leverson of Lake City, Christopher (Robyn) Cummings, Officer Alex (Rashaunda) Cummings, Albert (Erica) Simmons, Jr., all of Strake; 14 grandchildren; one greatgrandchild; brother, Alferd Thomas, Starke; and a host of cousins, nieces, nephews, godchildren and treasured friends. Funeral services for Mrs. Carolyn Thomas Simmons were held 1:00 PM on July 1, 2014 at Bradford High School Auditorium. Interment immediately followed in OddFellow Cemetery. Rev. Edward Hines, Eulogist. Professional services were entrusted to J. Hadley Funeral Home, 2030 North Temple Avenue, Starke, Florida. (904) 368-0210. PAID OBITUARY Scott Stone, Sr. KEYSTONE HEIGHTSScott Edward Stone, Sr., 69, of Keystone Heights died Wednesday, July 2, 2014 at Shands UF. He was born on December 2, 1944 in Newport, New Thursday, July 10, 2014 Telegraph, Times & Monitor B Section 5B 964-(8473)13761 South US 301 Starke(1/2 mile south of walmart) Tires Wheels Vehicle Accessories Golf Carts & Parts Jo es Tires Summer Time We have Deep Blue Engel Coolers... Many Sizes!!! Funeral with Burial20 Ga. 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She is survived by: sisters, Irma Wilkes, Margaret Dean and Jeanie Slade; four grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; three greatgreat-grandchildren; and caregiver and friend, Tony McSweeney. Memorial services will be held at 1:00 pm on Monday, July 14 at Trinity Episcopal Church in Melrose with Rev. Tony Powell officiating. A private interment will take place at Eliam Cemetery in Melrose. Arrangements are under the care of Moring Funeral Home in Melrose. Julius Eunice BRADFORD COUNTYJulius Dwight Eunice, 66, of Bradford County died Tuesday, July 8, 2014 at Shands Hospital in Gainesville. He was born in Starke on Feb. 20, 1948 to the late James Harold and Edith Gertrude (Godwin) Eunice, and retired after 30 years of service with the Bradford County Law Enforcement. He had lived most of his life in Bradford County and then moved in 2003 to Middleburg. He was of the Baptist Faith. Survivors are: siblings, Connie Browder of Middleburg, Gene Eunice, Emory Eunice and Sammy Eunice all of Lawtey, Phil Eunice of Lake City, and Roger Eunice of Arizona; and several cousins, nieces, and nephews. The family will receive friends in the DeWitt C. Jones Chapel on Thursday, July 10 between the hours of 5 and 7 p.m. A graveside service will be held at 11:00 a.m., Friday, July 11 at Long Branch Cemetery with Emory Eunice officiating. Arrangements are by JonesGallagher Funeral Home of Starke. Dora Hixson KEYSTONE HEIGHTSDora Hixson, 95, of Keystone Heights died on Tuesday, July 1, 2014 in Orange Park. She was born in Coaldan, Virginia, on Aug. 12, 1918, to the late Nannie (Coleman) and James Griffith. She moved to Detroit at the start of World War II and became a Rosie the Riveter, working on P3s. She was a member of Hope Baptist Church in Theressa. She is survived by: children, Bobby White, of Dearborn Heights, Michigan; Tim Hixson, of Orange Park; sisters, Betty Young of Jewell Ridge, Virginia, and Ann Patrick of Graston, Virginia; six grandchildren, 18 great-grandchildren, and 18 great-great-grandchildren. Services were held at Cadillac Memorial Cemetery in Westland, Michigan on July 8. Arrangements are by Jones-Gallagher Funeral Home of Keystone Heights. Robert Koon, Sr. LAKE BUTLERRobert L. Koon, Sr., 67, of Lake Butler died Wednesday, July 2, 2014 at Shands of UF in Gainesville after a brief illness. He was born Nov. 27, 1946 in Branford to the late Norman and Zell Adkins Koon. Living most of his life in Macclenny, Raiford, and Lake Butler, he retired from the Florida Department of Corrections as a correctional officer at UCI. He was a Navy Veteran. He is survived by: his partner of 20 years, Iris Garland of Lake Butler; daughter, Amie (Gustavo) Hernandez of Lake City; son, Robert L. Koon, Jr. of Macclenny, stepchildren, Tommy (Kelly) Woods, Christopher (Leslie) Woods, and James Garland; three grandchildren; and sister, Ginger Spooner A memorial service will be held on Thursday, July 10 at 6:30 pm in the Archer Memorial Chapel. Burial will be at a later date. Archer Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements. Hilda Johnson STARKE Hilda Delores Johnson, age 78, of Starke passed away on Thursday, July 3, 2014 at her residence with family by her side. She was born on Aug. 18, 1935 in Jacksonville to the late James Crosby and Myrtle Crosby Merrett. Hilda was raised in Jacksonville where she attended school. Most of her life she resided in Melrose until moving to Starke in 2011. Hilda retired from her career as a Surety Agent after 20 years of dedicated service. She enjoyed shopping and spending time with her family. Hilda was preceded in death by her parents and her loving husband of 50 years, Norman K. Johnson. Hilda is survived by: her loving children, Brenda Roberts Highsmith, Susan Roberts Christmas, and Floyd E. Roberts, Jr. all of Starke, Grady N. Johnson and Keith W. Johnson both of Melrose, and Patricia Johnson Hinds of Lawtey; her brother, Leslie Merrett of Jacksonville; her sister, Deborah Merrett of Louisiana; her 14 grandchildren, 25 greatgrandchildren, and four great-greatgrandchildren. On March 27, we had to say good-bye to our Steven. He is forever 15, sweet, handsome, always smiling, smart, goofy, a friend to everyone and now an angel in heaven. Our family would like to publicly thank everyone who has helped us during this most difficult time. We have been humbled by all the support. We deeply appreciate family, friends and strangers that have reached out to us from the moment of our need. We wish we could personally name each and every person involved, but we dont even know all of them. Just know that our family has prayed for and thanked God for all of you. We are extremely grateful to this community that we are proud to be a part of. We wish we had never needed this support because then our Steven would still be here. However, reality for us is that Steven is no longer with us. We are greatly comforted knowing that Steven is completely healed and with God in Heaven. Our faith in God is sustaining us through the heartache and grief that we feel daily. We smile knowing that Steven is sharing his personality and smile with everyone that has trusted Jesus Christ and left this world for their Eternal Home. We that have trusted and believe in Christ will see Steven again. We want everyone to know that the life lived on earth is not the end. Eternity never ends. Please know where you will spend it! Read John 3:16-18. We look forward to seeing Steven when our time comes to leave this temporary home. We love and miss you always Steven. Today, July 10 is your birthday. Have an awesome day in Heaven! You are greatly loved and greatly missed. From your family Card of Thanks Card of Thanks The family of Carolyn Thomas Simmons wishes to thank each and every one of you for your gracious and kind acts of love and kindness shown to us in so many ways. We pray Gods blessing to each and every one of you. Love, Reggie, Chris, Alex and A.J. StarkeJournal. com

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changed, and World War II left much of Europe in shambles, interest in the animals as exhibits decreased, and some were sold to private individuals as several private herds were started. The first cattle to come to the United States arrived in the 1960s. In 1983, a group of people many of whom were already working with the cattlegot together in Denver to form the Ankole Watusi International Registry to keep track of breeding information and conserve the breed. Interest in this breed continues to grow, not only as purebred animals, but also as a useful contributor to hybrids. While Watusi are not good for dairy cattlemost give only 2 pints of milk a day to the detriment of their calftheir milk is rich in butterfat (about 10 percent), and some farmers are crossing Watusi with dairy breeds to increase their milks butterfat content. While not as large as some cattle used for beef production, meat from Watusi cattle is very low in fat and cholesterol, much more so than other breeds opening up possibilities for hybridizing as well. It seems the Watusi have found a home and are here to stay, both as their own unique selves and as contributors to hybrids with other breeds to improve products and increase hardiness. There is a reason they have survived so long in their inhospitable natural environment, and they will continue to do so in their new roles. The information provided here comes from local Watusi cattle rancher Don Morgan and the World Watusi Association website, watusicattle.com. BY TRACY LEE TATE Special to the Telegraph, Times and Monitor Imagine a breed of cattle that has been around for about 8,000 years and that were kept by the ancient Egyptians even before the building of the pyramids. Make them disease resistant, capable of thriving despite sparse nutrition and water and make them adaptable to a wide range of temperatures (120 degrees down to 20 degrees). While youre imagining, make these cattle capable of pretty much taking care of themselves, even defending themselves and their calves against lions and jackals. The best part of all this is that imagining is not necessary; these cattle exist and can be found in the breed known collectively as Watusi. The forefathers of this breed were known as the Egyptian or Hamitic Longhorns. Around 2000 B.C. they were interbred with humped cattle, called Longhorn Zebus (the ancestors of todays Brahma cattle) from the Indian sub-continent. These animals spread around eastern Africa and became known by many regional names (with some regional differences in the cattle themselves as well). In Uganda they are known as the Sanga variety called Ankole. In Rwanda and Burundi the cattle are known as Watusi and are considered sacred by many indigenous people. These animals are rarely killed, but kept for milk production since an owners wealth is measured in cattle. The giant horns which give the breed its distinctive appearance are not only a indicator of value, but also the reason for the animals heat tolerancethe horns are honeycombed inside with an extensive blood supply so they act as radiators, helping the animals body repel heat. In 1929-30, the Schulz family exported 42 head of Watusi cattle, including 14 bulls and 28 cows, to Germany, with six more brought in by Hermann Ruche in 1939. These 48 animals are the basis for all of the Foundation Pure animals that exist in the world outside of Africa. All went to zoos and game parks in Germany, Sweden and England for display. As taste in zoo animals A dance of celebration would have been appropriate after Starke Academy of Dances performance at the July 24-29 Platinum Nationals in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. Cailynn Boggs and Kennedy Smith both received platinum awards in Petite Intermediate solos. Boggs was asked to return and compete for Best of the Beach Intermediate 11 and under. Kylee Davis and Annabelle Kuhne both received platinum awards in Junior Elite solos. Davis placed third overall for her jazz routine Werk, and Kuhne placed fourth overall with her jazz routine Sassy. They were also asked to return and compete for Best of the Beach Elite 11 and under. Emma Theus and Alyssa Griffis received the only platinum-plus of the day with their elite junior lyrical duet. They placed first overall and were first-overall Grand Champion Best of the Beach out of all the Elite 11-andunder routines. Their routine was choreographed by Stephanie Borglum. Junior Company (Kylee Davis, Annabelle Kuhne, Alyssa Griffis, Meg Gieselman, Cailynn Boggs, Kennedy Smith and Aubrie Muse) received two platinum awards for their jazz and lyrical groups and placed second and third overall. Brittany Guillen also received the Choreography Award for the Junior companys jazz Another Cha Cha. The company also won a special Spicey judges award. Jenna Williams and Sabrina Kerr both received platinum awards for their Teen Elite solos. Williams placed ninth overall with her lyrical Falling in Love. Platinum awards were earned in Teen Elite Duo/Trio by Hailey Thomas and Kylee Davis, and Thomas and Jenna Williams. Thomas and Williams placed third overall for their lyrical The Minnow and the Trout. Emma Theus and Morgan Mann received the only platinum-plus and placed first overall for their jazz routine Tangled Up. Teen Company lost a member (Alexlandra Chappell) due to a broken wrist at a June 21 recital. They had to re-block their routines, but still received gold awards in Teen Elite Small Group. The company consisted of Ashley Hicks, Sabrina Kerr, Jenna Williams, Lindzie Gray and Haley Liem. Emma Theus received two platinum-pluse awards for both of her solos, placed first and second overall, and won the title of Teen Miss Platinum Nationals. She also received a trophy for the highest score out of all the Elite routines in the competition, including solos, duo-trios, small groups, large groups and productions. She was asked to return to the Best of the Beach 12 and older, where she won firstoverall Grand Champion with her solo Roxie, choreographed by Borglum. Keiondra Payne received a gold and a platinum for her jazz and lyrical solos, as well as the award for Best Emotional Execution. She placed second overall in Senior Elite Solos. Senior Company received three platinum-plus awards, placed first in the jazz and lyrical category and placed first, second and fourth overall in Senior Elite Small Groups. Borglum received two choreography awards for their jazz Slip and their contemporary Slow Down. Their lyrical Holding Out for a Hero was asked to return to compete for the Elite 12 and over Best of the Beach. The company production Skip to the Bip also recieved a platinum plus in Teen Elite Large Groups and placed second overall. Borglum also received a choreography award for this routine. Emma Theus is currently vying for Dancer of the Year at the Tremaine Nationals in Orlando. 6B Telegraph, Times & Monitor B Section Thursday, July 10, 2014 996 N. Temple Avenue Starke, FL 32091 (904) 964-5424 Buy or Sell A Home with an American Dream Real Estate Agent Between now and August 30, 2014 And Receive a Free Yeti Cooler Conditions apply. Contact American Dream for Details. www.AmericanDreamFlorida.com SR-230 E (2 miles east of US-301)B anquet Hall Driving Range Check out our web pagewww .starkegolf.com M emberships Available E xcellent Driving RangeP ro Shop Gift CertificatesG olf Lessons by AppointmentP rofessionally Run Tournaments H ome of the Strawberry Invitational Li ke us on facebook 904-368-0687 phwww.starkedivorce.comMARGARET ANDERSON1011 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 ARMSTRONGFENCE COMPANY Securing the SoutheastCommercial Residential Rent a Fence Access ControlCall for your FREE Estimate LOCAL PEOPLE ... LOCAL SERVICE! Official Sports Medicine ProvidersTornadoesfor the Bradford High School KATIE TRUMBLE, DPT, A T C/L CAITLIN RAUCKHORST, A T C/L 319 West Call Street Suite A Starke, Florida 32091 Phone: (904) 368-1257 Fax: (904) 368-1258 Starke Academy dancers show off winning moves at national event Watusi: an adaptable, hardy breed of cattle higher. Morgan is experimenting with 10 acres, which will be used for his cattle. Florida brings in about $330 million worth of alfalfa hay from out west every year, Morgan said. Most of this hay goes to horses. This hay can be produced in-state and, if it catches on, can keep all or some of that money here. Morgan also grows his own corn for his cattle and also grows watermelons. Growing melons has led him to the art of beekeeping, which he got into to ensure his melons were pollinated. When not working with his animals or crops, Morgan said he enjoys nature photography still hunting, but taking trophies without a gun. He also spends a great deal of time with granddaughter Baylee Sheppard, who lives on the ranch with her family. Sheppard is in FFA and has a young Angus steer she will be showing next year. (The FFA will not allow show steers with horns, so that excludes her grandfathers Watusi.) Morgan is enjoying life and loves his unique cattle, even when Popeye flips him over the food trough just by turning his head. You have to watch out for the horns, Morgan said. Its like getting whacked with a baseball bat, but its OK. He doesnt mean any harm. MORGAN Continued from 1B

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Thursday, July 10, 2014 Telegraph, Times & Monitor B Section 7B 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 #1005 44 12-FOOT FIBER glass ca With paddles. $150. 904964-8394. 8 miles S.E. of Starke on 100. 47 DOWNTOWN STARKE Pro $315 per month. Confer ence room, kitchen, utili ties and more provided. 904-364-8395. 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 PROFESSION AL 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. 904-9649222. KEYSTONE HEIGHTS LAKE HOUSE. $92,000 with beautiful must see view of deep sandy bot tom lake. Enjoy skiing, fishing, and swimming. One acre with oak ham mock and 100ft water front. 2BR/1BA with large screened in porch over looking the water. Call for showing. 904-5026883 49 LAND/HOME PACKAGES 3 bed$399/month 4 bed$499/month waynefrier macclenny.com 904-259-4663 LIKE NEW! 2007 3 BED Doublewide 39k set up w/AC 904-259-4663 NO MONEY DOWN Use your land. 2015 5BR/3BA $599/month waynefrier macclenny.com 904-259-4663 Ends 7/31 BRAND NEW 2015 28x52 6k off $55,900 Set up w/AC. Ends 7/31 904-259-4663 WILL SACRIFICE MY BRAND NEW 2014 28x80 lot only asking 49,995 will deliver to your property at my expense all warranties still apply. Call Matt 386697-6209 FACTORY REPO! I have 2 28x60 3/2 2014 models never titled will deliver and set-up on your lot for 39,995 still has 1yr warranty. Call Chuck 352-401-2979 MASSAGE ROOM AVAIL ABLE for rent. Inside Polished Hair Salon. 330 S Lawrence Blvd. 352-473-3717 KEYSTONE HEIGHTS 3BR/2BA CH/A, new flooring. $650/month. First, last and deposit. Service animals only. 352473-0464 BUILDING THAT USES METAL SHOP. (Mc Clellan Recycling) 224 E. Washington Street. Starke. $200 per month. Call 904-964-6305 RENT A ROOM IN AN OF FICE. $300 per month. Utilities furnished, kitch en provided. 6 offices available. 4 downstairs, 2 upstairs. For info call 904-964-6305. DOWNTOWN STARKE 2BR Apartment. $500/month. Call 904-364-9022 to see apt. 5 Yr. 3BR/2BA house for rent. Tile floor, granite counters, Jacuzzi tub, gas wrap around porch. Lake access. Post Masters Vil lage in Keystone Heights. $1,050/mo. plus 1-month deposit. Call Dave 352473-3560. 2BR/1BA APT. STARKE. CH/A. Electric range, re frig. Hardwood floors, newly remodeled. $450/mo. sec. de posit. References, call 904-966-1334. KEYSTONE 2BR/1BA. 1 acre fenced. SW w/room addition. Clean. $525/ month plus last & security. Please call 352-475-3094 or 352-235-1143 OFFICES FOR LARGE STAFF. Includes living qtrs, showers, kitchen, washer & dryer. This is a living qtrs. $1000/month. Call 904-364-9022 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. DW in Lake But ler. 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. SUITE OF OFFICES IN CLUDES Kitchen, Show er, Washer Dryer. Down town STARKE $1000/ MO. For information Call 904-364-9022. 3BR/2BA. CH/A, w/d hook-up. Very clean, in private area. $595/ month plus deposit. 904-364-8135 LIVE IN THE COUNTRY. 14 X60 MOBILE HOME. 2BR/1BA. CH/A, very clean. $300 deposit, $550/ mo. Call 904-782-3380 or 904-451-5236. NICE 2BR/2BA DW. New Fenced 2.3 acres with carport & sunroom. Keystone Heights area. $875/month. Call 352-359-3572 2BR/1BA CH/A. Very clean, nice yard. Lawn main tenance and water pro vided. $475/month plus deposit. Please call 904364-8135 3BR/2BA IN WALDO. $600/month $600/se curity deposit. Service animals only. Please call 905-545-6103 3BR/2BA DW. Outside Starke city limits. CH/A. $650/month, $650/ deposit. Call 352-2356319 3BR/2BA DW. 2 car covered front deck. Great neigh borhood. $750/month. First, last plus deposit. Call Reese 904-615-7192 53 A LARGE YARD SALE. Fri & Sat 8 am-3:00?? 6315 Bucknell Avenue SATURDAY 8AM-3PM. All kinds of stuff! 7556 NW CR 229A, Starke. FRI & SAT 9AM-3PM. 8123 SW CR 18 Hampton Lake. Love seat, kitchen table & chairs, assorted tools, kitchen appliances, books, old records and board games. More items added. 352-468-3287 MULTI FAMILY YARD SALE. Sat 8am-12pm. Rain or shine. In Country Club. Follow signs. MOVING SALE INSIDE GARAGE. Rain or shine. Sat. starts @ 8am. 1220 Harley Circle, off of SR 16 in Douglas Estates. YARD SALE/FUNDRAIS ER. Shooting Stars Gym nastics. Saturday July 19 7am-?? 140 LM Gaines Blvd. Starke 55 ELDERLY MAN NEEDS retired person with a pickup truck as a driver for trips to doctors and misc. Please call 904964-7953 57 BUILDING AT 224 E. Washington Street. $7000. Could be mower shop or recycling shop. Call 904-964-6305 ANTIQUE BAMBOO SET with double bed & half canopy. Quite decora tive. $3,499 for whole set (10 pieces) or sell separately. 100 S.E. Please call for further info. 904-964-8394. Ap proximately 8 miles S.E. of Starke. 2003 CHEVROLET SIL VERADO pickup truck for sale as is; 6 cylinder, 2-wheel drive, w/tool box, 5 speed. $999 OBO. Seri ous inquiries only please contact the Union County Housing Authority at 715 W Main Street, Lake But ler, Fl. Offers will be ac cepted until July 24 at 5:30pm. 59 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 DRIVERS: $5,000 SIGN-ON BONUS! Great Pay! Consistent Freight, Great Miles on This Regional Account. Werner Enterprises: 1-855-515-8447 SCALER/SHIPPING CO ORDINATOR needed for 2nd shift. Must have working experience of scales and computers. We are an EEOC, drug free workplace. We offer 401K, health insurance, paid holidays and va cation. Apply at Gilman Building Products, CR 218 Maxville, FL or fax resume to 904-289-7736 HELP WANTED; RETAIL COUNTER SALES, FT position-40 plus hours. Applicant should have High School Diploma. Must have Retail Sales exp., and basic knowl edge of the computer. Lake Butler Farm Center Phone Number 386-4963921. Fax Number 386-496-1294. Email address: farm538@ windstream.net CDL-A Company. Teams: Start 55 cpm! Solo: 40 cpm! Increased Sign-On Bonus PAID at Orienta tion! ALL MILES PAID! Late Model Trucks. 1-866204-8006. THE BRADFORD COUNTY Solid Waste Department is accepting applications for a part-time site atten dant. Applications along with a detailed job de scription, requirements and any additional infor mation may be obtained from the Bradford County Solid Waste Department, located at 925 North Temple Avenue, Starke, Florida 32091; by tele phone (904) 966-6382; or from the Bradford County website: www. bradfordcountyfl.gov All applications must be received by 4:00 p.m. on Friday July 11, 2014. The Bradford County Solid Waste Department is an equal opportunity em ployer. CHILDCARE CENTER in Brooker is taking appli cations for an immediate opening. Must have 40 hrs to apply. Call Car ole or Denise 352-4851550 CLASS A Industrial Me chanic/Electrician for 2nd /3rd Shift Maintenance experience. We are an EECC, Drug free work place. Health/Dental/Life Insurance paid Holidays/ Vacations. Apply at: Gil man Building Products, 6640 CR 218 Maxville, Fl 32234 or fax resumes to 904-289-7736. COSMETOLOGIST NEED ED must have clientele. Booth rental. Please call Donna at 904-9645485 LOCAL CHRISTIAN SCHOOL seeking de pendable, dedicated, Christ-minded individual for full-time and parttime positions. Experi AA or current college student seeking a BA in Education preferred. Call 904-964-6100 for applica tion information. LOOKING FOR MALE STAFF TO work with those w/intellectual dis abilities in the Starke experience in Pd child care, healthcare or re lated field, high school diploma/GED, reliable transportation & abil ity to pass background screenings. Must have a positive attitude. Call 904-964-7767 or send resume to progression services@gmail.com (904) 964-6305 (352) 473-2210 (386) 496-2261 Classified Ads Where one call does it all! 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 seeks to adopt, will be hands on mom and dad. Financial security. Expenses paid. Dawn & Domenick 1(855)985-4592, Adam Sklar #0150789 Medical Alert Company. Be the 1st and Only Distributor in your area! Unlimited $ return. Small investment required. Call toll free 1-844225-1200. MEDICAL BILLING ACCOUNTING ASST CUSTOMER SERVICE NO EXPERIENCE NEEDED. HS/GED NEEDED TO APPLY Sullivan and Cogliano Training Centers. 1-800-451-0709 Operating Heavy Equipment? Bulldozers, Backhoes, Excavators. Hands On Training & Certifications Offered. National Average 1822 Hourly! Lifetime Job Placement Assistance. VA Benefits Eligible! 1866-362-6497 earn 50 up to 55 cpm loaded. $1000 sign on to Qualified drivers. Home most weekends. Call: 843-266-3731 / www. bulldoghiway. com EOE Get FAA approved Aviation Maintenance Technician training. Housing and Financial aid for qualified students. Job placement assistance. Call AIM 866-3143769 New log cabin on 1.59 acres, huge covered porches, vaulted ceilings, EZ to finish, $74,900, addl acreage available. 828-286-1666 New River Volunteer Fire DeptBENEFIT DRIVE for Tammy Garber Kidney Transplant July 12 9ampm Community State Bank, Starke July 13 10ampmat Walmart, Starke for more info call Glenn 904-964-9606 W ELL M AINTAINEDDWMH ON 5 ACRES! This home features 5 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms. A spacious kitchen with plenty of cabinets and large island. Master BR has large walk-in closet. Master bath has double sinks, garden tub and separate shower. There is a Jack & Jill bath between 2 of the bedrooms. Sunbathe on the deck or take a dip in the 27 round pool. Plenty of room for 4-wheelers and horses. Shown by appointment only.Asking $139,900 2673 SE 109th St. (Meng Dairy Rd) Starke, FL 32091 Call Sheila Daugherty, Realtor (352) FREE RENT Rent 1 booth in A or E Building on Saturday for $1600 Get 2nd Booth FREE on same Day(Must present coupon. Expires 8/31/2014)Hwy 301, Waldo Every Sat & SunHUGE CROWDS!! 704 N. Lake Street Starke NOW OPEN Storage building with fenced yard. Can be used for tool rental, mower repair shop, metal buying & sales, record storage... (Or bldg can be changed to meet your equipment) For more info call 904-364-9022 FOR RENT OR SALE BUS DRIVERS NEEDEDUnion County School Board 40 hour Training Class provided. CDL required to enroll.ContactMike: 386-496-2182or Transportation Dept: 386-496-2182 DURRANCE PUMP Q UALITY SERVICE SINCE 1964 Pumps Sales Parts Service ST ATE LICENSE #1305 Southern Villas of StarkeAsk about our 1&2 BR Apartments HC & non-HC Units. 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Bill worked in a jobs program through the Civilian Conservation Corps, building the Florida Cross-State Canal in 1939. The couple then farmed, first with Bills parents near Boynton Beach and then on their own land. They settled in on their land, but still made trips north to see family in Starke. The couple had two sons: Bud, born in Palm Beach County, and Bill, born in Starke. Bill remembered growing up on the farm and remembered how hard his mother worked on the farm. Parks divorced in 1957 and returned north to Bradford County in 1958. She lived alone in a small house on Cypress Street in Starke. She joined the Shands Starke auxiliary, of which she was a member for over 30 years. She also was a poll worker until she was 98, but it wasnt her age that made her resign. That was when there were all the questions about Bush and election accuracy, son Bill said. She said she was getting out of it because she was not going to get blamed for something. Parks continued to drive until she was 98 as well. She continued to live alone on Cypress Street, in a house with no air-conditioningshe took a window unit her son bought for her out of the window because she said it just didnt look right until she fell while doing yard work in 2010, when she was 103. She cracked her pelvis and had to be admitted to rehab, her son remembered. She fell again at age 106 and broke her leg just above the knee, requiring surgery. The doctor said he had never operated on someone as old as she was. Parks recovered well from the surgery, but then had a minor stroke, which still gives her problems communicating today. Im so glad she started writing about her life, her son said. If she hadnt written down those few pages, we would have lost those memories. She had an interesting life, and Im very glad I have had the chance to read her own words about it and share them with others. 8B Telegraph, Times & Monitor B Section Thursday, July 10, 2014 The following are excerpts from articles in the Bradford County Telegraph on Louie Bell Parks father, Uncle Marion D. Carter. BY TRACY LEE TATE Special to the Telegraph, Times and Monitor Uncle Marion D. Carter was a well-known and prosperous farmer in the Lawtey area during the late 1800s and early 1900s. He owned a 10-acre farm just up the road from Buddy Normans place, which was later owned by Bill Reddish. It came with a log cabin built by Ervin Norman. He worked the farm from 1900 until he retired in 1947. In his youth, Carter lived outside of Lawtey near Black Creek. He remembered attending school about 5 miles from his home. The teachera Mr. Dowling from Lake Butler would sometimes carry him across Black Creek. The school year lasted four or five months, and we had spelling, writing and reading, Carter said in an interview in the 1950s. I still remember the old blue-backed speller and the third-grade reader we used, and we all had a writing tablet. Some of the boys who went there at that time were Sam Norman, Francis Norman, Candace Norman, Lige Mosley, Son Mosley and Bosher Mosley. After settling on his own land, Carter set about making money. He said he grew cotton until the boll weevil made its appearance. He raised rice, strawberries, corn, peanuts, soldier beans and even eggplants, all of which sold because he said they did not know how to cook them. He also raised his own cattle, hogs and chickens, and kept the meat in his own smokehouse. Carter remembered clearly what market day in Starke was like in the early 1900s. On Saturday, wed take our cotton to market at Starke, using the old road east of the railroad tracks to get there, he said. Wed sell it at old Alvarezs cotton gin and then spend the day in Starke, visiting and buying supplies. Thered be a right smart number of people there. Seemed like the whole county come in to trade in those days. It was a lively place then. Carter remembered horses being traded, buying flour in 100-pound barrels and bacon selling for 5 cents a pound. Those were the good, old days, I declare, he reminisced. Lots better than now. Seems like everyone was happy then, but today it looks like everyone has a dread on his mind. Some of Carters other observations on life were: On food: Theyve kept improving this and improving that until, I declare, it isnt fit to eat. On having fun: Wed have frolics and dances all night. Sometimes it would be a log rolling, house raising or a fodder pulling, and it would generally be on a Friday night because we would go to town the next day anyway and didnt have to worry about staying up late. On snow: There was the one and only time I ever saw snow in my life. It was the big freeze of the late 90s (1890s). It came on a Sunday night; snowed during the night and blew in under the door and was all over the bed in the morning. There was snow on the porch that lasted for two days then. Man, but that freeze killed everything. It got all our fruit, including some fine pears that we used to ship to New York by the barrel and get good money for. It froze rutabagas in the ground so tight we couldnt pull them out. On living to be a ripe, old age: Work hard: Itll do you good; take a chew of tobacco, its good for your innards; eat salty meat and drink lots of water. On the future: Tell (the readers) Im looking for a widow woman. Anything under 65. Uncle Marion D. Carter and the good, old days Continued from 3B Do you know someone you think would make a good feature story for the Telegraph-TimesMonitor? Let us know. 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lrmonitor@bellsouth.net www.StarkeJournal.com Deadline Monday 5 p.m. before publication Phone 352-473-2210 Fax 352-473-2210 Lake Region Monitor Lake Region Monitor USPS 114-170 Keystone Heights, Florida Thursday, July 10, 2014 42 nd Year 10th Issue 75 CENTS BY DAN HILDEBRAN Monitor Editor GREEN COVE SPRINGS Clay County Sheriff Rick Beseler suspended four of his employees after the office arrested the wrong woman twice. Earlier this year, deputies twice arrested Ashley Nicole Chiasson for separate crimes. They later discovered that the real perpetrator was Ashley Odessa Chiasson. Beseler said Detectives Mark Maertz and William Roberts were each suspended for 30 days without pay and will be transferred from the agencys detective division to the patrol division upon their return to duty. Beseler also suspended Sergeant Robert Curry (Maertzs supervisor) for five days without pay and Lt. Dan Mahla (Roberts supervisor) for seven days without pay. Both will be transferred from the detective division to the patrol division upon their return to duty. The four CCSO members involved in this unfortunate situation are good law enforcement officers, Beseler said in a press release. Each has many years of dedicated service and excellent work records. However, due to what I view as complacency and lack of attention to detail they committed a very serious breach of the publics trust. While it is the CCSOs mission to apprehend and arrest the guilty, an even more vital role is to protect the innocent. In these cases we failed to do that and, as promised, a thorough internal investigation was conducted and responsible members held accountable. In addition to the suspensions, Beseler said he is also implementing new procedures that will prevent similar errors from occurring in the future. The new procedures include a review of all arrest warrants by the sheriffs general council and the requirement that deputies complete a six-item checklist before seeking a warrant. Beseler also said he received assurances from the State Attorneys Office that prosecutors will also review warrant requests to ensure their accuracy, before submitting them to a judge. This incident is not representative of the hard work and dedication exhibited daily by the hundreds of members of our agency, Beseler said. The swift and decisive results of these internal investigations should reassure Clay County residents that we dont take lightly our responsibility to do the right thing and to correct mistakes when they occur.Sheriff suspends 4 over botched arrests Keystone celebrates Our Country DayMelrose gets new sign City council moves to abolish advisory board Students mother wants justice BY DAN HILDEBRAN Monitor Editor KEYSTONE HEIGHTS Clay County detectives arrested four residents of the Bedford Lake area after tracking their purchases of pseudoephedrine at Keystone Heights pharmacies, rummaging through their trash and following one of them while he bought pseudoephedrine. Sheriffs officials charged Marlene Victoria Gladieux, 52, Charlene Campbell Griffis, 55, David Lee Grubb, 48 and Robert Earl Martin Jr., 43, with conspiracy to manufacture methamphetamine. They also charged Martin with possession of methamphetamine. A sheriffs office report listed a Tree Top Court address as the residence for three of the defendants. According to the report, detectives were first alerted to the group while reviewing pseudoephedrine purchases made within Clay County on a national database. Pseudoephedrine is an essential chemical in the manufacture of methamphetamine. During the search of the database, a detective discovered that the suspects and other individuals associated with them attempted 223 purchases of the medication between April 1, 2013 and July 1, 2014. Detectives observed Grubb purchase Sudafed 24 at the Keystone Heights Walgreens. In addition, while searching through garbage from the Tree Top Court residence, they discovered two lithium battery casings with the lithium removed from the batteries. Lithium batteries are commonly used in the manufacturing of methamphetamine. Armed with the database searches, surveillance, and the discovery of the lithium, the detectives obtained a search warrant from a Clay County judge and while executing the warrant, arrested the defendants. During the search of the Tree Top Court residence, deputies found burned Sudafed blister packs, lithium paper from batteries and discarded burned containers they said were used in making the drug. While searching Martin, they also found a white, powdery substance in one of his pockets that tested positive for methamphetamine.4 arrested for making meth near Bedford LakePALATKA The St. Johns River Water Management Districts governing board on July 8 approved a tentative budget that reduces the millage rate for taxpayers and funds major district initiatives, including projects to protect the regions springs and improve water quality in the Indian River Lagoon and St. Johns River. The tentative 0.3164-millage rate would result in $81.8 million in revenue that would be part of a total $141.9 million budget for fiscal year 2014-2015, which begins Oct. 1, 2014. The budget also is funded through state, federal and other district sources, including timber sales, cattle leases, interest earnings and permit fees. The millage rate adopted by the board is approximately 3.6 percent less than the current years tax rate. Under a 0.3164 millage rate 31.64 cents for every $1,000 of assessed property value the owner of a $200,000 house with a $50,000 homestead exemption would pay $47.46 in the coming year in property taxes to the district. The tentative budget will allow the district to continue the momentum on its strategic priorities and to implement critical projects that will result in greater protection for our springs and improved water quality in surface waters, said Governing Board Chairman John Miklos of Orlando. We are maximizing our financial and technical resources through dozens of partnership projects with local governments, utilities and other entities. The tentative budget includes $22 million in cost-share funding for construction of projects that will help to develop traditional and alternative water supplies, conserve water and reduce nutrient loading in spring sheds and other water bodies. Another $8 million is designated for other cooperative agreements with government partners, including reclaimed water and storm water projects, water conservation, muck removal and restoration activities. Major projects included in the tentative budget concentrate on district initiatives supporting See SJRWMD, 6AWater management district reduces tax rate BY DAN HILDEBRAN Monitor Editor KEYSTONE HEIGHTS The mother of a Keystone Heights High School student killed after being struck by a vehicle on April 11 said she is frustrated by the lack of progress in the crash investigation. Melissa Savoy wrote in an email she sent to media outlets that it has been nearly three months since her son, Shayne Savoy, was hit by a pickup while walking to a bus stop on C.R. 214. She added that no charges have been filed against the driver of the pickup, James Smith, 59, of Melrose. She also wrote that soon after the accident, Smith resumed his duties as a bus driver for the Clay County School District. Shame on you, Clay County, for letting him climb back on a school bus after this, she wrote. Gavin Rollins, spokesman for the school district, said that since no charges were filed against Smith, the district allowed him to resume his duties. He said that if the sheriffs office had determined Smith was at fault, then the district would have placed him on leave and its human resources department would have started its own inquiry into the matter. Mary Justino, public information coordinator for the Clay County Sheriffs Office, said her agency is still awaiting toxicology test results and a medical examiners report before concluding its investigation. We are dependent on outside labs for the testing, she wrote in an email. She added that a traffic sergeant told her the report of the crash should be finished in two to four weeks. However, the victims mother said the agency has had plenty of time to complete the inquiry. Its been three months, she said during a telephone interview. We have a death certificate that lists the cause of death. In the email, Savoy wrote that she cries every time she drives by the accident scene. She added that the tragedy robbed her of the opportunity to see her son graduate, and fulfil his dreams of becoming a chef, opening a restaurant and starting a family. There needs to be justice for Shayne, she wrote, and this man needs to be charged and reminded everyday of what he has done. 127 runners completed the 5K race, 54 parade entries traveled north on Lawrence Keystone Heights Our Country Day celebrations. Pictured here singing the Star Spangled Banner before the 5K race are front row (l-r) Jimmy Salazar and Sophie McHugh. More Our Country Day photos begin on page A2. Former mayor, board members criticize actionBY DAN HILDEBRAN Monitor Editor KEYSTONE HEIGHTS The Keystone Heights City Council started the process to disband its Community Redevelopment Advisory Board, directing its staff to prepare a resolution that would do away with the board. Mayor Tony Brown, who recommended disbanding the panel, said he wanted the city council to be more directly involved in the citys redevelopment efforts. He also noted that the panel, known by its acronym CRAB, was unable to reach a quorum at its last scheduled meeting, and that two recent resignations from the committee has left it with five members instead of seven. City Manager Terry Suggs told the council that when he first came on the job three years ago, the advisory board had already completed a very successful faade grant program. He added that since that time, the conceptionto-completion portion of the CRAB has been lacking. Suggs also said that the low number of projects he sees the citys community redevelopment agency undertaking does not justify the need for a seven-member advisory board. Troy Stephens, owner of the Frozen Pelican and the only member of the advisory board that was at the July 7 city council meeting, said he agreed with disbanding the panel. I dont see the point of the CRAB board, he told the council. To meet for one hour a month and then to be subject to the Sunshine Law and not be able to discuss anything until the next hour of the next month-maybe we will have a quorum, maybe we wont-you are never going to get anything done. Stephens also told the council that even before the July 7 meeting, he had planned to resign from the board himself. He added that he is forming a nonprofit organization that he said might take over some of the roles the CRAB previously filled. Deirdre Murphy, a former chair of the advisory board, placed the blame for the panels demise on Brown, whom she claimed made the CRAB a campaign issue during the 2014 mayors race. While we were executing what was in the CRA plan, she wrote in an email, Tony Brown was running for mayor of which he used the CRAB as a launching platform to put down his opponent, Mary Lou Hildreth, and decided to tie all the CRAB members to her as supporters. Murphy said that since her resignation, the panel has been rudderless. Since January I believe we have had very few CRAB meetings that even had a quorum, she wrote. I have been told that the chairperson has never contacted one member at any time about anything, comes to the meeting unprepared has no clue whats going on and therefore our community is suffering. Advisory board member Doug Wise noted that the citys community redevelopment efforts have come a long way since winning a statewide award several years ago. Keystone Heights went from being an award-winning CRAB city to being a disbanded CRAB city, he wrote in an email. What a waste of talent and money!! Hildreth also criticized the councils action. It is incredibly sad to see so much volunteer talent and expertise, community caring, and successful programs and projects (grants, awards, blood/ sweat and tears) come to a screeching halt due to ignorance and general malaise, she wrote in an email. No more vision. Roll the streets up. Destroy all we have worked for. 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2A Lake Region Monitor Thursday, July 10, 2014 Lake Region Monitor USPS 114-170 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, Publisher Subscription 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:Cliff Smelley Advertising:Kevin Miller Darlene Douglass Typesetting Eileen Gilmore Advertising and Newspaper Prod. Earl W. Ray Classified Adv. Heather Padgett Bookkeeping:Joan Stewart-Jones Our Country Day Parade, 2014 Wife turns in robbery suspectBY DAN HILDEBRAN Monitor Editor MIDDLEBURG A Middleburg woman telephoned the Clay County Sheriffs Office after she recognized her husband as the man who robbed the CVS pharmacy at the corner of S.R. 21 and C.R. 218 on June 30. Deputies charged 72-year-old James Edwin Irwin of Calendula Avenue in Middleburg with armed robbery and two counts of aggravated assault. According to a sheriffs office report, Irwin walked into the store around 12:30 p.m. and threatened a pharmacy worker with a handgun to obtain 500 Lortab pills. The sheriffs office distributed store photographs of the suspect wearing a straw hat, Hawaiian shirt, shorts and white socks as he committed the crime. According to a report, the suspects wife recognized her husband when a Jacksonville television station aired images of the robbery. At Irwins residence, deputies recovered the stolen pills, clothing used in the robbery and a BB gun they said Irwin used to commit the crime.

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Regional News Regional News B Section Thursday, July 10, 2014News from Bradford County, Union County and the Lake RegionFEATURES CRIME SOCIALS OBITUARIES EDITORIAL FAM PAK$299 lb $399 lbPRICES AVAILABLEJULY 09 JULY 15 $249$599$149$169 Amazing quality. Fantastic prices.Satisfaction Guaranteed FAM PAK$499lb $299 FAM PAK$299 lb FAM PAK$149 lb FAM PAK$199 $349 lb12 OZ Open 7 Days a Week 8am to 8pm1371 South Walnut St. (Hwy 301) Starke (904) 368-9188 lb lb lb Florida Twin TheatreAll Seats $6.00 Before 6 p.m. 964-5451* OPEN EVERY NIGHT SCREEN 1 SCREEN 2 STARTS FRIDAY Visit us on-line at www.FloridaTwinTheatre.comFri 7:00, 9:00 Sat 5:00, 7:00, 9:00 Sun 5:00, 7:00 Mon Thur 7:30NOW SHOWING Fri 8:00 Sat 5:15, 8:00 Sun 5:30 Mon Thur 7:15Gary Oldman in Teo Halm in Wed. Kids Shows 10am & 1pm All Seats $5.00July 16th Peabody & ShermanDAWN OF THEPLANET OF THE APES BY TRACY LEE TATE Special to the Telegraph, Times and Monitor A passion for the unique and unusual has guided the life of Keystone Heights resident Don Morgan for most of his adult life, and at 83 he said he wouldnt have it any other way. After a life spent big-game hunting all over the world and running his own alligator farm, among other endeavors, Morgan even found time for a successful career as an architect. During his career, Morgan designed all of the schools still in use in Bradford County with the exception of Starke Elementary. His first school project was Lawtey Community School in 1963. Morgan has designed more then 40 schools in seven Florida counties as well as courthouses, jails and even a few churches in a total of eight counties. He stopped architecture as a full-time profession in 2000, although he describes himself as semi-retired. We work to support ourselves and to have the money to do what we really want to do, Morgan said. Morgan has hunted all over the world, mainly on a quest to join a small number of international hunters, members of the International Sheep Hunters Association, who can claim to have bagged all of the species and sub-species of wild sheep available for hunting worldwide. At the time, he needed to get members of 16 different species to qualify. He did it, becoming only the 128th person in the world to do so. To reach his goal, Morgan traveled the globe, visiting Russia, China, Mongolia, Canada, Australia and Europe in search of specific species. While in country, he hunted other animals as they were available, and, on his trip to Africa, he hunted leopard and plains game exclusively as there were no sheep in the part of the continent he visited. Recently, several countries have opened up to allow hunting that were not options when Morgan was pursuing his goal. It now takes 21 species and subspecies to take the prize, but Morgan said he is satisfied with what he has accomplished. Im happy with my achievement and have moved on to something different, Morgan said. Besides, the mountains are harder to climb now than they used to be. Morgan donated all of his mounted trophies, most of which were full-body mounts, to the University of Florida Natural History Museum. The collection was valued at $700,000. Along the way, Morgan served as state chapter president of Safari Club International for the Orlando club, then later as president of the National Safari Club International in 1984-85. He is also a past state chapter president of the Wild Turkey Federation. About two years ago, Morgan became fascinated with the Keystones Morgan: a life of the unique and unusualThe Bradford High School Football Boosters invite Tornado supporters to meet new head coach Corey Green, his family and staff at the Downtown Grill in Starke on Friday, July 11, from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. Light refreshments will be served. Green, who was previously the assistant head coach at Fleming Island High School, has 12 years of experience at Florida and Georgia schools. He is the son of longtime coach Danny Green. Green replaces Steve Reynolds, who resigned after two years and is now an assistant at Oakleaf High School. The Tornadoes play Buchholz in a preseason classic at Gainesvilles Citizens Field on Friday, Aug. 22, at 7:30 p.m. before opening the regular season with a home game against Suwannee on Friday, Aug. 29, at 7:30 p.m.BHS fans can meet new coach on July 11native African cattle known collectively as Watusi. (See sidebar.) He was drawn to the interesting history, rarity and, most of all, their impressive and unique appearance. He began to research the cattle on the Internet and soon discovered the World Watusi Association and, through it, a good friend and mentor in Joy Ryder of Black Walnut Springs, Missouri. It wasnt long until Morgan decided he just had to have some of the cattle. Ryder helped Morgan buy five animals early in 2013 and six more later in the year. Most of these animals were under 5 years of age, but one, D.H. Lightning was an 11-year-old cow that Morgan said he just had to have because her horn spread was so wide. Among the others was Popeye, a 3.5-year-old tame bull. The cattle are now producing offspring and thriving on Morgans C.S.T. Ranch. He said that, in the future, he sees Watusi cattle as providing beef, but for now he is still at what he calls the cow and calf phase. Since Morgans Watusi cattle are all foundation pure animals cattle that are genetically pure and have never been interbred with other typesthey are in demand as breeder by other enthusiasts. The cattle are not cheap, ranging in price from $1,500 to $2,000 each. If the animal is tame, the price goes up at least another $1,000, as it does if the animal is outstanding in confirmation, color, genetics or bloodlines. An animal that excels in all areas can sell for $25,000 or more. People who have other types of cattleor even some who keep no livestock at allare attracted to the unique appearance of the Watusi and call Morgan to see about purchasing one for a pet or, as Morgan puts it, a field ornament. I get a goodly number of calls every week from people driving by and seeing the cattle in the field and the sign for the ranch, Morgan said. They usually want to buy just one, but cool quickly when I tell them the price. I havent gotten any call-backs. Working with his cattle has led Morgan in another interesting direction on his acreage; growing perennial peanuts. These plants do not produce peanuts, but instead are grown for hay. The plants take about a year and a half to become fully established, with the rizomes forming a ground-covering mat. Once the plants are established, then the hay can be cut every time it reaches 6 inches in height. The plant is self-perpetuating. It can be produced at a cost that is competitive with alfalfa ($25 for a 50-pound bale) and has just as high a protein content, if not See MORGAN, 6B A group of Don Don Morgan See page 6B

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to remember him. The family chose the following quoteby H. Jackson Brown Jr.to be inscribed on a plaque that has been placed beside the tree: Live so that when your children think of fairness and integrity, they think of you. Rosier, who came up with the idea of planting a tree in Hobbs honor, said she received help from Jordan, Taylor and a lot of other people in making it a reality. The Hobbs family expressed its gratitude in being a part of the process. In the statement provided to the Telegraph-TimesMonitor, the family said, When Karen Jordan began working on the tree dedication, we were very pleased to be included in the planning process and are thankful that she used the quote the family chose for Johnnys plaque. positive experience for those he saw. Judges mentioned that he was respectful of everyone and loved doing good for our community.   They also spoke of Johnnys family, faith and kindness. These are all things that we recognized and loved about him, but were thankful to know that others also saw the good that he was doing. Rosier gave the welcoming remarks, discussing the shadetree story and how Bradford County Sheriffs Office Sgt. Diane Taylor and Karen Jordan, senior court operations consultant with the Eighth Judicial Circuit, were fond of referencing it. Rosier also mentioned that Courtroom 2 at the Bradford County Courthouse would always be Judge Hobbs courtroom. Circuit Judge James Colaw was one of several who spoke during the ceremony. He said the opportunity to speak at such a special ceremony was a privilege, but added it meant even more to do so in honor of a man he loved as a friend. I began my legal career with the State Attorneys Office in 1997 in Bradford County, and Judge Hobbs was the first judge I practiced in front of, Colaw said. He was my first picture of what a lawyer and what a judge should be. Colaw said it was Hobbs practice to offer attorneys the chance to sit with him following a trial and discuss the trial and offer critiques. I never missed those opportunities, Colaw said. We would talk about the trial for 10-15 minutes, and then the conversation would always evolve into hour-long discussions about life and family. He always talked about his family and his boys. It was evident how much he loved them and how proud of them he was. Hobbs served as an example of what a man and father should be, Colaw said. That is just how Hobbs family wished 2B Telegraph, Times & Monitor B Section Thursday, J uly 10, 2014 BOUNCE HOUSE RENTALS Put a Bounce in Spring FloridaBounceRentals.com partytimebouncehouse@outlook.comServing Keystone Heights, Starke, Hampton, Earleton, Interlachen, Putnam Hall, Florahome COUPONS10% OFF 1st time booking 10% OFF for referrals 15% OFF for renting 2 or more units 5% OFF reservations made 4 weeks in advance352-745-1399 BY CLIFF SMELLEY Staff Writer Any time Judge Johnny Hobbs had to temporarily leave what was known as his courtroom Courtroom 2at the Bradford County Courthouse, his humorous reply would be to just let him have a big, shade tree to hold court under. Hobbs has since passed, but he now has his shade tree. A treededication ceremony was held June 17 as a Drake elm tree was planted on the Bradford County Courthouse grounds in honor of the man who served as a county judge in the Eighth Judicial Circuit for 19 years before his death on Aug. 7, 2013, at the age of 56. Judge Hobbs will be remembered every time we pass that Drake elm planted in his honor, Eighth Judicial Circuit Judge Phyllis Rosier said. Approximately 100 courthouse officials, judges and members of Hobbs family were present at the ceremony. In a statement given to the Telegraph-TimesMonitor, the Hobbs family said, We understand how unique it is to live in a community that loves and encourages our family on so many levels.   The judges at the dedication spoke firsthand about Johnnys courtroom as a well-oiled machine and his ability to make it a pleasant and Tree planted at courthouse in Judge Hobbs memory Do you know who your granddaddy is? Join the Col. Samuel Elbert Chapter of the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution for a free genealogy workshop on Saturday, July 19, from 10 a.m. until noon at Gallery 26 on S.R. 26 in Melrose. For more information, please contact Leslie Harper at harmoles@aol.com or 352-4755090. The Col. Samuel Elbert Chapter of the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution presented awards to Bradford County, Keystone Heights and Melrose students in May and June. Each student received an engraved certificate from Washington, D.C., in a goldembossed document cover with an engraved medal and chapter check. Bradford High School students Emily Potter and Lessly Spates received JROTC awards, while BHS student Justin Williams and Starke Elementary School student Nadia Gross received Youth Good Citizenship Awards. Youth Good Citizenship Awards were presented to the following Keystone Heights students: Rachel Shirley Lee (Keystone Heights Jr./Sr. High School), Carter Williamson Drane (KHHS) Sophia Kicklighter (Keystone Heights Elementary School) and Zachary Taylor (McRae Elementary School). Melrose Elementary student Elena Jolley received a Youth Good Citizenship Award as well. Any woman 18 or older regardless of race, religion or ethnic backgroundwho can prove direct descent from a person who aided in achieving American independence between April 19, 1775, and Nov. 26, 1783, is eligible for Daughters of the American Revolution membership. Please contact Konnie Beauregard at copnurse1999@windstream. net or 352-475-1865 for more information.Daughters of the American Revolution to host genealogy workshop Students receive awards from local DAR chapter

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did not seem to have as hard a time as many people did. They had plenty to eat and no major money problems, despite the fact her father lost several thousand dollars in a bank failure. The only hardship she remembered from the time was the rationing of gasoline and sugar. She married King William (Bill) Parks on March 10, 1934. The couple lived in Cross City for a while, and then moved south to Palm Beach County.Bill was one of the first highway patrolmen in the state, working in 1936-37 in Homestead for the short-lived Florida Road Patrol, which only lasted one year. Parks said she can remember him getting ready for work, putting on boots and Jodhpur pants to ride his motorcycle. She remembered the funny stories he would tell her about the things he ran into on the job. In Homestead, the family rented a downstairs apartment. Parks remembered weathering a hurricane with her children at her landlords house next door it had proven able to withstand storms in the pastwhile Bill was out working on his motorcycle. She also remembered having an active social life, including attending dances in Miami. always like that, she wrote. We only had one building for out church. The men would sit on one side and the women and children on the other. They would pass around one of the mens hats to collect the offering, which wasnt much. Mama taught a class and was the church secretary. She further recalled, The pastor would come in on Saturday morning and pick out the best place to stay sometimes until Monday morning. It was always our house or Gladys (a first cousin) parents house; the home of the late Oscar Carter. I guess we had better food. The preacher lived in a little town not too far away, but we still didnt have church every Sunday. Parks remembered when her family was the only one around to have a car except for some local doctors. Her father bought a 1914 Ford touring car, and the girls kept it clean and polished. Parks particularly remembered the cars features. It had straight fenders, carbide lights and a crank you had to turn by hand. The radiator was trimmed in brass and looked like gold. If the top was down, and a rain came up quick, you would get soaked putting the curtains up because it took time. Parks remembered the Depression and said her family Thursday, July 10, 2014 Telegraph, Times & Monitor B Section 3B STARKE 904-368-0131 1103 S. 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Although Parks is unable to communicate due to damage from a stroke about three years ago, her family, life and achievements live on in a journal she began in 2001 and in the memories of her son William Bill Parks. Parks is the daughter of wellknown early Lawtey farmer Uncle Marion D. Carter and his wife, Christina Dohm. Carter was born near Black Creek, about 5 miles north of Lawtey, on Oct. 4, 1873one of 11 children born to George Washington and Jane Austin Carter. Marion Carters wife, Dohm, was one of three daughters of German immigrants. In an old Telegraph interview, Carter said of his wife, She made me the smartest wife in the world. She was a concert violinist who died of Parkinsons disease in the 1920s. The couple married in 1900. Carter was well known in the area both as a farmer and, especially in his later years, as a teller of humorous tales. (See sidebar.) According to her memoirs, Louie Bell was born on Jan. 31, 1906, near Lawtey in a fourroom log cabin with porches all around. The doctor who attended at her birth was Dr. Brown, the familys physician for many years and, apparently a family friend as Louie Bell was named after his daughter. Her sister Melba followed in 1902. Parks fondest childhood memories center around her parents and paternal grandparents. I had such good parents and grandparent on Papas side, she wrote in her journal. They had so many grandchildren and they had a big place where we would go and play. Grandma would always have lots of cookies for us kids. They had lots of fruit treesoranges, figs, grapes, persimmonsand always a big vegetable garden besides the farm and horses. Those were the good ole days, so different from now. Parks memories of a simpler time include passing her childhood hours cutting out paper dolls and making paper The New River Community Health Center Board of Directors will meet July 16. 2014 at the Union County Library, located at 250 SE 5th Ave, Lake Butler, FL 32054 from 12:30 1:30 pm. 7/10 1tchg-B-sect Legals Dear Editor: On April 11, 2014 our whole lives changed as our son was taken from us in a traffic homicide. Until this day, no charges have been brought on this man, a Clay County bus driver who has never once said he was sorry but could hit and kill my son and return to work on that following Monday morning like he did nothing wrong. Shame on you Clay County for letting him climb back on a school bus after this. Clay County Sheriffs office say he just said C.R. 214 was dark that morning well thats why we have headlights, and why is it that I can sit on Ranchette Road on those school mornings and see the young lady that he saved walk from her front door all the way to the bus stop? My son walked from our house to that bus stop so she would not have to be there alone. Shame on Clay County Transportation for changing her bus stop for a week and then wanting her to go back to the other and having to walk by there everyday and having to have all those horrible memories come back. It is hard for me to drive by there, I cry every time I go by. There needs to be justice for Shane and this man needs to be charged and reminded everyday of what he has done. We did not get to see him walk across that stage, his name was called followed by in memory, never see him become a chef, open his own restaurant, or get married and become a father. I am tired of the run around and the idea that he thinks he can just kill a child and act like he did nothing wrong. He was the rock for all his peers he helped so many and now they wonder what are they going to do. His was   son, brother, grandson, cousin, uncle and friend who has truly earned his wings and be called a HERO he deserves JUSTICE. I just want to know what is taking so long. This Friday, July 11, it will be three months and I think that is long enough, too long. Melissa Savoy   A Very Angry MotherMother wants justice for Shane Letters editor@bctelegraph.com Louie Bell Parks: lifetime journey continues at age 108houses for the dolls to live in. She remembers walking 3 miles each way to school, starting at age 6, despite rain, cold, frost and icicles; it didnt matter. We never seemed to get sick or have to stay home. She recalled that when she and her sister got a little older, they came home to face chores. When we got home we had to change our school clothes and put on our everyday clothes to do some work on the farm. She said they did things like picking strawberries and picking up corn stalks. As the girls got older, they were able to participate in more social activities, such as cane grindings, playing games and even having boyfriends. The family attended what was then known as Clay Hill Baptist Church. (The name was later changed to Long Branch Church.) The pastors were not formally paid, but subsisted on the collections taken up when the hat was passed at services and on the largess of the community. For several years, the pastor was L.W. Kicklighter from Kinsley Lake. Parks recalled her church experiences with candor. We would have a week of church revivalswe would Col. Samuel Elbert chapter members Konnie Beauregard (regent/delegate) and Judy Jull (historian/librarian) had good news to report after their trip to the National Society Daughters of the American Revolutions 123rd Continental Congress, June 24-29, in Washington, D.C. On June 24, Jull was presented with the second-place award in American Heritage Fiber Arts for her hand-loomed blanket called Threads of Time. Her award represents the 177,000 members of the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution. While in Washington, Beauregard was contacted by Janet Messser, the chairman of the Florida State Society Daughters of the American Revolution Scholarship Committee. Messer said Caitlyn Tryouts for the Bradford Middle School football team will be held Aug. 4-6 at 8:30 a.m. Players must have a current FHSAA physical on file with the school before trying out. If unable to attend, please call coach William Brewington at 352-234-9743. Children can still sign up for participation in United Youth Football and Cheer through the Bradford Athletic Association, with practices set to begin Monday, July 14, at 6 p.m. at the R.J.E. fields. The Union County High School Boys Basketball Team would like to invite everyone to an alumni basketball game for men and women, as well as alumni cheerleaders, on Saturday, July 26, at the UCHS National convention memorable for local DAR chapterSanders, who received the Col. Samuel Elbert chapters 2014 Betty Warren Memorial Scholarship, was chosen by the Florida State Society to receive a $750 scholarship that is renewable for four years if she maintains a GPA of at least 3.60. Beauregard attended all of the Continental Congress business sessions as a voting Florida delegate as well as four evenings of special events at Constitution Hall. She also attended Celebrate America Night at the Grand Hyatt with President General Lynn Forney Young.Bradford Athletic Assoc. football, cheerleading starts July 14Football consists of five age divisions: 6U, 8U, 10U, 12U and 14U. All teams are unlimited weight, with no restrictions. Age-determining date is July 31, 2014. The cost is $100, which includes jersey, pants and socks. Cheerleading consists of three age divisions: Tiny Tots (4-6), United 9 (7-9) and United 13 (10-13). The age-determining date is the same as football. The cost is $150, which includes uniform, shoes and pom-poms all of which the child keeps. For more information, or to sign up, please call Stephanie Scott at 904-364-6642 or Dana Britt at 904-364-3268.Tigers of the past to be part of UCHS alumni gamegym. The womens game will tip off at 6 p.m., followed by the men at 7:30 p.m. This planned annual event will go back 20 years to 1994, plus another 20 years on top of that to 1974, for participants. (A year will be added for each successive year of the game.) There will be a $10 participation fee, which will include a T-Shirt for the event. Teams will be split up as purple (even years) and gold (odd years). There will be a $5 admission for all non-participants. The concessions stand will be open. For more information, contact Rufus Jefferson at 352-3180790.BMS football tryouts start Aug. 4

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4B Telegraph, Times & Monitor B Section Thursday, J uly 10, 2014 Be Sure YOUStay Cool!SUMMER is HERE...and It s Heating Up!!! SUMMERTIME CHECKUPJENKINS HEATING/AIRand Electrical, Inc.Sales & Service All Brands Licensed/Insured352-258-6078Randall6078@gmail.com www.RJACandElectrical.comLic# RA13067498 EC13005674 $99 t Crime t The following individuals were arrested recently by local law enforcement officers in Bradford, Union and Clay (Keystone Heights area) counties:BradfordJennifer J. Barnett, 26, of Lawtey was arrested July 2 by Bradford deputies during a traffic stop for possession of drug equipment. Rosa Lee Bruce, 54, of Starke and Brian Sean Copeland, 40, of Keystone Heights were arrested July 3 by Starke police for battery. According to the arrest report, Bruce and Copeland, who are related, got into an argument over Bruce cooking dinner. Copeland pushed Bruce down onto a couch, and Bruce scratched Copeland on the chest. Both were arrested for domestic battery. Bond was set at $7,500 each for Bruce and Copeland. Tamara Lee Burgess, 22, of Waldo was arrested July 7 by Bradford deputies for failure to appear. Bond was set at $25,000 for the charge. Paul A. Byrd, 41, of Starke was arrested July 1 by Bradford deputies for failure to appear. Bond was set at $50,000 for the charge. John Lamar Crews, 44, of Starke was arrested July 6 by Bradford deputies for contempt of court. Bond was set at $25,000 for the charge. Christopher Dewayne Fowler, 21, of Lawtey was arrested July 3 by Bradford deputies for two charges of probation violation. Rockey Arnold Gardner, 50, of Hampton was arrested July 2 by Bradford deputies for battery. According to the arrest report, Gardner and his girlfriend had been arguing for several hours, when she left his residence before returning later in a vehicle. The gate to the residence was locked, and the victim waited until Gardner drove up to unlock the gate. After unlocking the gate, the victim stated Gardner came over to her vehicle and started to choke her after she explained where she had been, squeezing her neck until she almost passed out. After he stopped choking her, he walked away, but told the victim things were going to start happening to her. Law enforcement and was called and arrested Gardner. Bond was set at $25,000 for the charge. Randall Michael Edwin Gordon, 22, of Lawtey was arrested July 6 by Bradford deputies for battery. According to the arrest report, Gordon went to a female cousins home to ask to borrow money. Gordon first grabbed the cousin by the arm during an argument and later grabbed her arm again, raising his fist and threatening to do her harm if she raised her voice again toward his girlfriend, who was at the home with him and involved in the argument, too. Bond was set at $2,500 for the charge. George Robert Jackson, 35, of Raiford was arrested July 5 by Bradford deputies for burglary of an occupied dwelling, grand theft larceny, stalking and criminal mischief-property damage. According to the arrest report, Jackson had been calling and texting a woman he had a prior relationship with during the past month. He had also been driving by her residence, and law enforcement was called to her home June 21 when he was banging on the door and the windows, yelling and asking to be let in the home. He was asked to leave at that time, but wasnt arrested. On July 5, the victim came home and saw Jacksons vehicle drive by her home before she exited her car, so she went to stay with her mother. When she returned several hours later, her home had been broken into, with several TVs destroyed, a fish aquarium overturned and her bedroom in disarray. A PlayStation 3 was also missing. In earlier texts and messages to the victim, Jackson stated he had paid for the PlayStation, and that he would get her back. Jackson was located later, Recent arrests in Bradford, Clay and Unionarrested and taken to jail. At the jail, during a search of Jackson, a small packet of cocaine was discovered in his wallet, leading to additional charges against him of possession of cocaine and smuggling contraband into a detention facility. Bond was set at $280,000 for the charges. James Earl Jameson, 59, of Melrose was arrested July 5 by Bradford deputies for battery. According to the arrest report, Jameson is accused of kicking the victimhis wifein the buttocks after they were playing golf and drinking, and getting into an argument later in the day. Bond was set at $2,500 for the charge. Mark Joshua Klepfer, 35, of Middleburg was arrested July 3 by Bradford deputies for larceny. According to the arrest report, Klepfer was a driver for Williams Brothers Trucking in Starke and had picked up a load of pine bark valued at $1,000 in Hoboken, Georgia, on July 1. It was supposed to be delivered to Elixson Wood Products in Bradford County, but the operations manager at the trucking company checked the GPS log and saw that it was never delivered there. Instead, the GPS log showed the truck went to Maxville and stayed at an address for several hours before returning to Kelpfers home in Middleburg on July 2. Eventually, it was discovered the load of bark was dropped off at the residence in Maxville, and Clay deputies were called in to assist in the investigation. Klepfer was interviewed by law enforcement the following day and admitted to dumping the pine bark in Maxville, stating he did so because his truck got stuck in the sand. He stated he didnt notify Williams Brothers Trucking of the incident and knew it was a criminal act to dump the load, but didnt think anyone would find out that he didnt deliver the pine bark to Elixsons. He was arrested, and bond was set at $3,000 for the charge. Ryan David Kornegay, 23, of Winter Park was arrested July 1 by Bradford deputies on probation violation. Thomas Eugene Lee, 61, of Starke was arrested July 1 by Bradford deputies for cruelty toward a child. According to the arrest, report Lee was at the Kangaroo store on Griffis Loop in Starke with a 2-year-old child and a 29-year-old woman who was babysitting the child. According to several witnesses and video from the store, Lee exited the store with the child and walked toward the dumpsters, trying to get the child to follow him. The child wouldnt and was walking away from him when he turned around, walked up to the child and struck her across the head and face with his left hand. The force of the strike caused the child to fall against a metal cage with propane tanks and her head during the fall. The child then ran to the woman babysitting her, who appeared to be laughing at the incident, according to several of the witnesses. When deputies located Lee at his residence later, he refused to answer any questions and was arrested. The babysitter stated that the child had been chewing some paper at the store and refused to stop. Since the child wasnt listening, the babysitter said that Lee approached the child, and the child kicked him, at which time he hit the child. According to the sheriffs office, there is an open investigation against the babysitter in the incident. Bond was set at $10,000 for the charge against Lee. Wardele James Mayes, 22, of Gainesville was arrested July 5 by Starke police during a traffic stop for possession of marijuana. Tonya Patricia McClain, 52, of Orlando was arrested July 4 by Bradford deputies for driving while license suspended or revoked. Bond was set at $500 for the charge. Billy Frank McDaniel, 28, of Lawtey and Mandy McDaniel, 33, of Lawtey were arrested July 7 by Bradford deputies and charged with battery and producing marijuana. According to the arrest report, the married couple got into an argument which turned physicalover a window blind. They struck each other with their open hands. Mandy McDaniel then called law enforcement, while her husband fled into the woods by their residence. After law enforcement conducted a short search of the woods, Billy McDaniel came out and proceeded to tell the deputy his wife had two marijuana plants growing in plastic pots behind the home. After verifying there were two marijuana plants behind the home, the deputy questioned Mandy McDaniel about them. She said she had planted the seeds, but that her husband took care of the plants since he has the green thumb in the family. Both were arrested after more questioning, with bond set at $1,000 each for the charges. Joseph Lee Mitchell, 45, of Starke was arrested July 4 by Bradford deputies for simple assault. According to the arrest report, Mitchell harassed the victim at her residence several times in the past week, crawling through a window and waking her up, screaming, snatching her car keys from her mothers hand and pushing an AC unit out of a window to gain access to the home. Apparently Mitchell used to live at the residence with the victim, but hasnt for the past six months. Bond was set at $10,000 for the charge. Justin Daniel Mobley, 31, of Glen St. Mary was arrested July 5 by Bradford deputies for burglary, two charges of larceny and fraud-illegal use of credit cards. According to the arrest report, Mobley is accused of stealing a laptop computer, a bank bag with $50 in cash, a gas can and a credit card from the truck of a former employer he was fired from a month ago. The employer kept a key to the truck hidden, and Mobley was one of a few people who knew of the key. Law enforcement was also able to obtain video from the Kangaroo store in Lake Butler that showed Mobley purchasing gas with the stolen credit card. With the assistance of the Union County Sheriffs Office, deputies were able to locate Mobley at a friends home in Lake Butler and arrest him. Bond was set at $300,000 for the charges. Diane Karrie Lee Newham, 37, of Starke was arrested July 6 by Starke police for larceny and on a warrant from Suwannee County for failure to appear for petit theft. According to the arrest report, Newham was observed by a Walmart employee putting several items in her purse before passing all points of sale to leave the store. She was held until police arrived, at which time the out-of-county warrant was discovered through dispatch. Bond was set at $10,500 for the charges. Kori Jo Reed, 27, of Lake Butler was arrested July 6 by Bradford deputies for driving while license suspended or revoked. Bond was set at $1,000 for the charge. Jerry Dwayne Smith, 27, of Jacksonville was arrested July 2 by Bradford deputies for failure to appear. Bond was set at $1,000 for the charge. Alvaro M. Vargas, 36, of Charlotte, North Carolina, was arrested July 5 by Lawtey police for driving while license suspended or revoked. Leroy Warren, 52, of New Orleans was arrested July 7 by Starke police for driving while license suspended or revoked. Bond was set at $5,000 for the charge. Julius Jamal White, 26, of Jacksonville was arrested July 2 by Bradford deputies for driving while license suspended or revoked.Keystone/MelroseSally Cruz, 35, of Keystone Heights was arrested July 3 by Clay deputies for battery. Marlene Gladieux, 52, of Hampton was arrested July 2 by Clay deputies for conspiracy to manufacture methamphetamine. According to an arrest report, deputies arrested Gladieux, Charlene Griffis, David Grubb and Robert Martin after discovering they and associates had attempted 223 purchases of pseudoephedrine between April 1, 2013, and July 1, 2014. Pseudoephedrine is an essential chemical in the manufacture of methamphetamine. Deputies also found evidence of methamphetamine manufacturing while rummaging through the suspects garbage and while observing Grubb purchase Sudafed 24 at the Keystone Heights Walgreens. John Goodwin, 19, of Melrose was arrested July 2 by Putnam deputies for a probation violation. Charlene Griffis, 55, of Keystone Heights was arrested July 2 by Clay deputies for conspiracy to manufacture methamphetamine. David Grubb, 48 of Keystone Heights was arrested July 2 by Clay deputies for conspiracy to manufacture methamphetamine. Charles Lee Johns, 34, of Starke was arrested July 2 by Putnam deputies for an out-ofcounty warrant. Robert Martin, 43 of Keystone Heights was arrested July 2 by Clay deputies for conspiracy to manufacture methamphetamine and possession of methamphetamine. Shirley McIntire, 78, of Keystone Heights was arrested July 2 by Clay deputies for uttering a worthless check over $150. Jeannie Marie Piper, 33, of Melrose was arrested July 7 by Putnam deputies for a probation violation. Jerry Ralph Sneed, 43, of Melrose was arrested July 4 by Putnam deputies for criminal mischief with property damage.UnionBrandon Joseph Croft, 30, of Lake Butler was arrested July 1 by Union deputies for contempt of court. Bond was set at $1,070 for the charge. Kelvin Marcel Edwards, 49, of Lake Butler was arrested July 6 by Union deputies for battery, petit theft, resisting an officer and disorderly intoxication. According to the arrest report, deputies were called to a residence near the library in Lake Butler about a disturbance. Edwards had taken the keys to a vehicle of a friend and wouldnt give them back. He threatened the deputy with violence when the deputy asked for the keys and had a strong odor of alcohol coming from him. After the deputy got the keys from Edwards, he continued to yell, scream and threaten the deputy, who then attempted to handcuff him and put him in the patrol car. Edwards elbowed the deputy and kicked him while he was wrestled to the ground, handcuffed and eventually put in the patrol car. The owner of the vehicle stated she wants to pursue charges for the theft of her vehicle keys. Thomas Shayne Faircloth, 26, of Glen St. Mary was arrested July 6 by Union deputies on a warrant from Clay County for petit theft and driving while license suspended or revoked. Lucy Foster, 31, of Brooker was arrested July 5 by Union deputies for battery. According to the arrest report, she intentionally struck a 29-year-old female. Manuela Martha Hernandez, 45, of Lake Butler was arrested July 5 by Union deputies for aggravated battery-using a deadly weapon. According to the arrest report, Hernandez struck a 27-year-old male with a glass bottle and then cut him with a broken piece of the bottle. Bond was set at $100,000 for the charge. Steven Larone Keith, 31, of Macclenny was arrested July 5 by Union deputies for driving while license suspended or revokedhabitual offender. According to the arrest report, Keiths license was suspended in 2009 and canceled indefinitely this year. Thomas Blade Lemay, 17, of Lake Butler was arrested July 2 by Union deputies for vehicle theft-felony grand theft and resisting an officer. According to the arrest report, Lemay took a relatives vehicle without permission after making a copy of the key, also without permission. When a deputy went to investigate, Lemay had returned the vehicle, but fled on a bike into a wooded area when he saw the deputy, who was trying to question him about the vehicle. The deputy spotted him a short while later behind some apartment buildings, but Lemay ran into the woods again and escaped questioning. Eventually, Lemay called the sheriffs office, and the deputy met him at an apartment. He was arrested after admitting to making the key and taking the relatives vehicle without permission. Luke Smith, 28, of Lake Butler was arrested June 30 by Union deputies on four warrants for distribution of cocaine within 1,000 feet of a public park or school and possession of drugscontrolled substance without a prescription including over 20 grams of marijuana. Bond was set at $240,000 for the charges.

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Hampshire to the late Walter and Jennie (Jennison) Stone and moved to Keystone Heights 14 years ago from Deltona. Prior to retirement he was a mechanic in the United States Air Force and served during the Vietnam War. Survivors are: his wife of 22 years, Lynne (Rommel) Stone of Keystone Heights; children, Michelle Bevilacqua, Lori Hodgdon, and Scott Stone all of Newport, Robin Chattin of Melrose, Ron Bentley of New Smyrna Beach, and Danielle Bently of North Carolina; 13 grandchildren; and 18 greatgrandchildren. Memorial services will be at his residence at a later date. Arrangements are by JonesGallagher Funeral Home of Keystone Heights.Timothy Wilkerson, Sr.BRADFORD COUNTY Timothy Russell Wilkerson, Sr., 66, a lifelong resident of Bradford County died on Tuesday, July 1, 2014 at the VA Medical Center in Gainesville. He was born in Lawtey on March 4, 1948 to the late Leon Wilkerson and Ruby Francis Lowery Wilkerson. He served in the United States Army during the Vietnam War. He was a truck driver who drove for more than 40 years. He was preceded in death by his parents and his brothers, Raymond F. Wilkerson and Willie Edward Wilkerson. He is survived by: his wife of 44 years, Lou Ellen Wilkerson of Starke; children, Kenna Wilkerson of Starke, Terry (Lamar) Anderson of Lawtey, Rhonda Manning of Interlachen, Charmin Wilkerson of Jacksonville, Robin (David) Christ of Jacksonville, Timothy (Dana) Wilkerson, Jr. and Michael Wilkerson, both of Starke; brothers, L.G. (Diana) Wilkerson, David (Sandra) Wilkerson, and Earl (Sylvia) Wilkerson all of Lawtey; sisters, Jo Ann (Harold) Jones and Linda (Rodger) Meadows both of Lawtey; 18 grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Funeral services were held on July 5 at Highland First Baptist Church with Pastor Lester Austin officiating. Interment followed at Long Branch Cemetery with military honors. Arrangements are under the care and direction of Archie Tanner Funeral Services of Starke. Memorial services were held on July 9 at Archie Tanner Funeral Services Chapel with Pastor Jimmy Scott officiating. 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 OBITUARYJames RegisterLAWTEY James Richard Register, 58, of Lawtey, died on Sunday, July 6, 2014 at the Suwannee Health Care Center in Live Oak after an extended illness. He was born on Oct. 4, 1955 in Lake City to the late Louis Carlton Register and Inez Sistrunk Register. He lived most of his life in the North Florida area and was a trucker for many years. He was of the Christian Faith. He is survived by: sisters, Lena Caroyln (Marion) Hinson of Lawtey and Brenda Register Trogdon of Starke; and several nieces and nephews. Family graveside services were conducted on July 9 in the Riverside Cemetery in White Springs. Interment followed. Arrangements are under the direction and care of the Dee-Parrish Family Funeral Home of Lake City.Carolyn SimmonsSTARKE Mrs. Carolyn Thomas Simmons, age 63, transition to be with heavenly angels on Tuesday, June 24, 2014 at Shands @ UF. She attended Bradford County High School and graduated from RJE High School in the class of 1969. Mrs. Simmons received a degree from Santa Fe Community College. She was employed with the Bradford County School District for over 30 years. Mrs. Simmons was a member of Mount Moriah United Methodist Church. She leaves to cherish her precious memories: husband Rev. Albert James Simmons, Sr.; children, Reginald (Dray) Leverson of Lake City, Christopher (Robyn) Cummings, Officer Alex (Rashaunda) Cummings, Albert (Erica) Simmons, Jr., all of Strake; 14 grandchildren; one greatgrandchild; brother, Alferd Thomas, Starke; and a host of cousins, nieces, nephews, godchildren and treasured friends. Funeral services for Mrs. Carolyn Thomas Simmons were held 1:00 PM on July 1, 2014 at Bradford High School Auditorium. Interment immediately followed in OddFellow Cemetery. Rev. Edward Hines, Eulogist. Professional services were entrusted to J. Hadley Funeral Home, 2030 North Temple Avenue, Starke, Florida. (904) 368-0210. PAID OBITUARYScott Stone, Sr.KEYSTONE HEIGHTSScott Edward Stone, Sr., 69, of Keystone Heights died Wednesday, July 2, 2014 at Shands UF. He was born on December 2, 1944 in Newport, New Thursday, July 10, 2014 Telegraph, Times & Monitor B Section 5B 964-(8473)13761 South US 301 Starke(1/2 mile south of walmart) Tires Wheels Vehicle Accessories Golf Carts & Parts Jo es Tires Summer Time We have Deep Blue Engel Coolers... Many Sizes!!! Funeral with Burial20 Ga. Metal Casket (4 colors) Vault, Open & Closing Grave, Graveside or Chapel Service with one night visitation.............$5,595Funeral with Cremation(Rental Casket with Visitation prior to Services).................................$2,895Direct Cremation with Memorial ServiceServices held at Archer Memorial Chapel............................................$1,895Archer Funeral Home Pre-payment accepted Within Your Means Now, Peace of Mind Always 55 North Lake Avenue Lake Butler, Florida 32054 Serving Families in North Florida since 1973 S TARKE OFFICE OPEN 8:30 to 5:30 MON-FRIHwy 301 North, Starke 904-964-2010 (Next to Best Western) The areas largest supplier of Colored GraniteWhen Quality Counts, You Can Count On UsPrimary Location in Lake City at 561 NW Hilton Ave.Member of Better Business Bureau Monument Builders of North America Florida Monument BuildersFL Lic. # F037700 d Obituaries d Ruby AshleyMELROSE Ruby Slade Ashley, 91, of Melrose died on Sunday, July 6, 2014 at E T York Haven Hospice Care Center in Gainesville. She is survived by: sisters, Irma Wilkes, Margaret Dean and Jeanie Slade; four grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; three greatgreat-grandchildren; and caregiver and friend, Tony McSweeney. Memorial services will be held at 1:00 pm on Monday, July 14 at Trinity Episcopal Church in Melrose with Rev. Tony Powell officiating.   A private interment will take place at Eliam Cemetery in Melrose. Arrangements are under the care of Moring Funeral Home in Melrose.Julius EuniceBRADFORD COUNTYJulius Dwight Eunice, 66, of Bradford County died Tuesday, July 8, 2014 at Shands Hospital in Gainesville. He was born in Starke on Feb. 20, 1948 to the late James Harold and Edith Gertrude (Godwin) Eunice, and retired after 30 years of service with the Bradford County Law Enforcement. He had lived most of his life in Bradford County and then moved in 2003 to Middleburg. He was of the Baptist Faith. Survivors are: siblings, Connie Browder of Middleburg, Gene Eunice, Emory Eunice and Sammy Eunice all of Lawtey, Phil Eunice of Lake City, and Roger Eunice of Arizona; and several cousins, nieces, and nephews. The family will receive friends in the DeWitt C. Jones Chapel on Thursday, July 10 between the hours of 5 and 7 p.m. A graveside service will be held at 11:00 a.m., Friday, July 11 at Long Branch Cemetery with Emory Eunice officiating. Arrangements are by JonesGallagher Funeral Home of Starke.Dora HixsonKEYSTONE HEIGHTSDora Hixson, 95, of Keystone Heights died on Tuesday, July 1, 2014 in Orange Park. She was born in Coaldan, Virginia, on Aug. 12, 1918, to the late Nannie (Coleman) and James Griffith. She moved to Detroit at the start of World War II and became a Rosie the Riveter, working on P3s. She was a member of Hope Baptist Church in Theressa. She is survived by: children, Bobby White, of Dearborn Heights, Michigan; Tim Hixson, of Orange Park; sisters, Betty Young of Jewell Ridge, Virginia, and Ann Patrick of Graston, Virginia; six grandchildren, 18 great-grandchildren, and 18 great-great-grandchildren. Services were held at Cadillac Memorial Cemetery in Westland, Michigan on July 8. Arrangements are by Jones-Gallagher Funeral Home of Keystone Heights.Robert Koon, Sr.LAKE BUTLERRobert L. Koon, Sr., 67, of Lake Butler died Wednesday, July 2, 2014 at Shands of UF in Gainesville after a brief illness. He was born Nov. 27, 1946 in Branford to the late Norman and Zell Adkins Koon. Living most of his life in Macclenny, Raiford, and Lake Butler, he retired from the Florida Department of Corrections as a correctional officer at UCI. He was a Navy Veteran. He is survived by: his partner of 20 years, Iris Garland of Lake Butler; daughter, Amie (Gustavo) Hernandez of Lake City; son, Robert L. Koon, Jr. of Macclenny, stepchildren, Tommy (Kelly) Woods, Christopher (Leslie) Woods, and James Garland; three grandchildren; and sister, Ginger Spooner A memorial service will be held on Thursday, July 10 at 6:30 pm in the Archer Memorial Chapel. Burial will be at a later date. Archer Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.Hilda JohnsonSTARKE Hilda Delores Johnson, age 78, of Starke passed away on Thursday, July 3, 2014 at her residence with family by her side. She was born on Aug. 18, 1935 in Jacksonville to the late James Crosby and Myrtle Crosby Merrett. Hilda was raised in Jacksonville where she attended school. Most of her life she resided in Melrose until moving to Starke in 2011. Hilda retired from her career as a Surety Agent after 20 years of dedicated service. She enjoyed shopping and spending time with her family. Hilda was preceded in death by her parents and her loving husband of 50 years, Norman K. Johnson. Hilda is survived by: her loving children, Brenda Roberts Highsmith, Susan Roberts Christmas, and Floyd E. Roberts, Jr. all of Starke, Grady N. Johnson and Keith W. Johnson both of Melrose, and Patricia Johnson Hinds of Lawtey; her brother, Leslie Merrett of Jacksonville; her sister, Deborah Merrett of Louisiana; her 14 grandchildren, 25 greatgrandchildren, and four great-greatgrandchildren. On March 27, we had to say good-bye to our Steven. He is forever 15, sweet, handsome, always smiling, smart, goofy, a friend to everyone and now an angel in heaven. Our family would like to publicly thank everyone who has helped us during this most difficult time. We have been humbled by all the support. We deeply appreciate family, friends and strangers that have reached out to us from the moment of our need. We wish we could personally name each and every person involved, but we dont even know all of them. Just know that our family has prayed for and thanked God for all of you. We are extremely grateful to this community that we are proud to be a part of. We wish we had never needed this support because then our Steven would still be here. However, reality for us is that Steven is no longer with us. We are greatly comforted knowing that Steven is completely healed and with God in Heaven. Our faith in God is sustaining us through the heartache and grief that we feel daily. We smile knowing that Steven is sharing his personality and smile with everyone that has trusted Jesus Christ and left this world for their Eternal Home. We that have trusted and believe in Christ will see Steven again. We want everyone to know that the life lived on earth is not the end. Eternity never ends. Please know where you will spend it! Read John 3:16-18. We look forward to seeing Steven when our time comes to leave this temporary home. We love and miss you always Steven. Today, July 10 is your birthday. Have an awesome day in Heaven! You are greatly loved and greatly missed. From your family Card of Thanks Card of ThanksThe family of Carolyn Thomas Simmons wishes to thank each and every one of you for your gracious and kind acts of love and kindness shown to us in so many ways. We pray Gods blessing to each and every one of you. Love, Reggie, Chris, Alex and A.J. StarkeJournal. com

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changed, and World War II left much of Europe in shambles, interest in the animals as exhibits decreased, and some were sold to private individuals as several private herds were started. The first cattle to come to the United States arrived in the 1960s. In 1983, a group of people many of whom were already working with the cattlegot together in Denver to form the Ankole Watusi International Registry to keep track of breeding information and conserve the breed. Interest in this breed continues to grow, not only as purebred animals, but also as a useful contributor to hybrids. While Watusi are not good for dairy cattlemost give only 2 pints of milk a day to the detriment of their calftheir milk is rich in butterfat (about 10 percent), and some farmers are crossing Watusi with dairy breeds to increase their milks butterfat content. While not as large as some cattle used for beef production, meat from Watusi cattle is very low in fat and cholesterol, much more so than other breeds opening up possibilities for hybridizing as well. It seems the Watusi have found a home and are here to stay, both as their own unique selves and as contributors to hybrids with other breeds to improve products and increase hardiness. There is a reason they have survived so long in their inhospitable natural environment, and they will continue to do so in their new roles. The information provided here comes from local Watusi cattle rancher Don Morgan and the World Watusi Association website, watusicattle.com. BY TRACY LEE TATE Special to the Telegraph, Times and Monitor Imagine a breed of cattle that has been around for about 8,000 years and that were kept by the ancient Egyptians even before the building of the pyramids. Make them disease resistant, capable of thriving despite sparse nutrition and water and make them adaptable to a wide range of temperatures (120 degrees down to 20 degrees). While youre imagining, make these cattle capable of pretty much taking care of themselves, even defending themselves and their calves against lions and jackals. The best part of all this is that imagining is not necessary; these cattle exist and can be found in the breed known collectively as Watusi. The forefathers of this breed were known as the Egyptian or Hamitic Longhorns. Around 2000 B.C. they were interbred with humped cattle, called Longhorn Zebus (the ancestors of todays Brahma cattle) from the Indian sub-continent. These animals spread around eastern Africa and became known by many regional names (with some regional differences in the cattle themselves as well). In Uganda they are known as the Sanga variety called Ankole. In Rwanda and Burundi the cattle are known as Watusi and are considered sacred by many indigenous people. These animals are rarely killed, but kept for milk production since an owners wealth is measured in cattle. The giant horns which give the breed its distinctive appearance are not only a indicator of value, but also the reason for the animals heat tolerancethe horns are honeycombed inside with an extensive blood supply so they act as radiators, helping the animals body repel heat. In 1929-30, the Schulz family exported 42 head of Watusi cattle, including 14 bulls and 28 cows, to Germany, with six more brought in by Hermann Ruche in 1939. These 48 animals are the basis for all of the Foundation Pure animals that exist in the world outside of Africa. All went to zoos and game parks in Germany, Sweden and England for display. As taste in zoo animals A dance of celebration would have been appropriate after Starke Academy of Dances performance at the July 24-29 Platinum Nationals in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. Cailynn Boggs and Kennedy Smith both received platinum awards in Petite Intermediate solos.   Boggs was asked to return and compete for Best of the Beach Intermediate 11 and under. Kylee Davis and Annabelle Kuhne both received platinum awards in Junior Elite solos.   Davis placed third overall for her jazz routine Werk, and   Kuhne placed fourth overall with her jazz routine Sassy. They were also asked to return and compete for Best of the Beach Elite 11 and under. Emma Theus and Alyssa Griffis received the only platinum-plus of the day with their elite junior lyrical duet.   They placed first overall and were first-overall Grand Champion Best of the Beach out of all the Elite 11-andunder routines.   Their routine was choreographed by Stephanie Borglum. Junior Company (Kylee Davis, Annabelle Kuhne, Alyssa Griffis, Meg Gieselman, Cailynn Boggs, Kennedy Smith and Aubrie Muse) received two platinum awards for their jazz and lyrical groups and placed second and third overall. Brittany Guillen also received the Choreography Award for the Junior companys jazz Another Cha Cha. The company also won a special Spicey judges award. Jenna Williams and Sabrina Kerr both received platinum awards for their Teen Elite solos. Williams placed ninth overall with her lyrical Falling in Love. Platinum awards were earned in Teen Elite Duo/Trio by Hailey Thomas and Kylee Davis, and Thomas and Jenna Williams. Thomas and Williams placed third overall for their lyrical The Minnow and the Trout. Emma Theus and Morgan Mann received the only platinum-plus and placed first overall for their jazz routine Tangled Up.   Teen Company lost a member (Alexlandra Chappell) due to a broken wrist at a June 21 recital. They had to re-block their routines, but still received gold awards in Teen Elite Small Group. The company consisted of Ashley Hicks, Sabrina Kerr, Jenna Williams, Lindzie Gray and Haley Liem.   Emma Theus received two platinum-pluse awards for both of her solos, placed first and second overall, and won the title of Teen Miss Platinum Nationals. She also received a trophy for the highest score out of all the Elite routines in the competition, including solos, duo-trios, small groups, large groups and productions. She was asked to return to the Best of the Beach 12 and older, where she won firstoverall Grand Champion with her solo Roxie, choreographed by Borglum.   Keiondra Payne received a gold and a platinum for her jazz and lyrical solos, as well as the award for Best Emotional Execution. She placed second overall in Senior Elite Solos. Senior Company received three platinum-plus awards, placed first in the jazz and lyrical category and placed first, second and fourth overall in Senior Elite Small Groups.   Borglum received two choreography awards for their jazz Slip and their contemporary Slow Down.   Their lyrical Holding Out for a Hero was asked to return to compete for the Elite 12 and over Best of the Beach. The company production Skip to the Bip also recieved a platinum plus in Teen Elite Large Groups and placed second overall. Borglum also received a choreography award for this routine. Emma Theus is currently vying for Dancer of the Year at the Tremaine Nationals in Orlando. 6B Telegraph, Times & Monitor B Section Thursday, July 10, 2014 996 N. Temple Avenue Starke, FL 32091 (904) 964-5424 Buy or Sell A Home with an American Dream Real Estate Agent Between now and August 30, 2014 And Receive a Free Yeti Cooler Conditions apply. Contact American Dream for Details. www.AmericanDreamFlorida.com SR-230 E (2 miles east of US-301)B anquet Hall Driving Range Check out our web pagewww.starkegolf.com M emberships Available E xcellent Driving RangeP ro Shop Gift CertificatesG olf Lessons by AppointmentP rofessionally Run Tournaments H ome of the Strawberry Invitational Li ke us on facebook 904-368-0687 phwww.starkedivorce.comMARGARET ANDERSON1011 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 ARMSTRONGFENCE COMPANY Securing the SoutheastCommercial Residential Rent a Fence Access ControlCall for your FREE Estimate LOCAL PEOPLE ... LOCAL SERVICE! Official Sports Medicine ProvidersTornadoesfor the Bradford High School KATIE TRUMBLE, DPT, ATC/L CAITLIN RAUCKHORST, A TC/L 319 West Call Street Suite A Starke, Florida 32091 Phone: (904) 368-1257 Fax: (904) 368-1258 Starke Academy dancers show off winning moves at national eventWatusi: an adaptable, hardy breed of cattlehigher. Morgan is experimenting with 10 acres, which will be used for his cattle. Florida brings in about $330 million worth of alfalfa hay from out west every year, Morgan said. Most of this hay goes to horses. This hay can be produced in-state and, if it catches on, can keep all or some of that money here. Morgan also grows his own corn for his cattle and also grows watermelons. Growing melons has led him to the art of beekeeping, which he got into to ensure his melons were pollinated. When not working with his animals or crops, Morgan said he enjoys nature photography still hunting, but taking trophies without a gun. He also spends a great deal of time with granddaughter Baylee Sheppard, who lives on the ranch with her family. Sheppard is in FFA and has a young Angus steer she will be showing next year. (The FFA will not allow show steers with horns, so that excludes her grandfathers Watusi.) Morgan is enjoying life and loves his unique cattle, even when Popeye flips him over the food trough just by turning his head. You have to watch out for the horns, Morgan said. Its like getting whacked with a baseball bat, but its OK. He doesnt mean any harm. MORGANContinued from 1B

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Thursday, July 10, 2014 Telegraph, Times & Monitor B Section 7B 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 custodians, 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 #1005 44 12-FOOT FIBER glass ca With paddles. $150. 904964-8394. 8 miles S.E. of Starke on 100.47 DOWNTOWN STARKE Pro $315 per month. Conference room, kitchen, utili ties and more provided. 904-364-8395. 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 PROFESSIONAL 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. 904-9649222. KEYSTONE HEIGHTS LAKE HOUSE. $92,000 with beautiful must see view of deep sandy bot tom lake. Enjoy skiing, fishing, and swimming. One acre with oak hammock and 100ft water front. 2BR/1BA with large screened in porch overlooking the water. Call for showing. 904-5026883 49 LAND/HOME PACKAGES 3 bed$399/month 4 bed$499/month waynefrier macclenny.com 904-259-4663 LIKE NEW! 2007 3 BED Doublewide 39k set up w/AC 904-259-4663 NO MONEY DOWN Use your land. 2015 5BR/3BA $599/month waynefrier macclenny.com 904-259-4663 Ends 7/31 BRAND NEW 2015 28x52 6k off $55,900 Set up w/AC. Ends 7/31 904-259-4663 WILL SACRIFICE MY BRAND NEW 2014 28x80 lot only asking 49,995 will deliver to your property at my expense all warranties still apply. Call Matt 386697-6209 FACTORY REPO! I have 2 28x60 3/2 2014 models never titled will deliver and set-up on your lot for 39,995 still has 1yr warranty. Call Chuck 352-401-2979 MASSAGE ROOM AVAIL ABLE for rent. Inside Polished Hair Salon. 330 S Lawrence Blvd. 352-473-3717 KEYSTONE HEIGHTS 3BR/2BA CH/A, new flooring. $650/month. First, last and deposit. Service animals only. 352473-0464 BUILDING THAT USES METAL SHOP. (Mc Clellan Recycling) 224 E. Washington Street. Starke. $200 per month. Call 904-964-6305 RENT A ROOM IN AN OF FICE. $300 per month. Utilities furnished, kitch en provided. 6 offices available. 4 downstairs, 2 upstairs. For info call 904-964-6305. DOWNTOWN STARKE 2BR Apartment. $500/month. Call 904-364-9022 to see apt. 5 Yr. 3BR/2BA house for rent. Tile floor, granite counters, Jacuzzi tub, gas wrap around porch. Lake access. Post Masters Village in Keystone Heights. $1,050/mo. plus 1-month deposit. Call Dave 352473-3560. 2BR/1BA APT. STARKE. CH/A. Electric range, refrig. Hardwood floors, newly remodeled. $450/mo. sec. de posit. References, call 904-966-1334. KEYSTONE 2BR/1BA. 1 acre fenced. SW w/room addition. Clean. $525/ month plus last & security. Please call 352-475-3094 or 352-235-1143 OFFICES FOR LARGE STAFF. Includes living qtrs, showers, kitchen, washer & dryer. This is a living qtrs. $1000/month. Call 904-364-9022 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. DW in Lake But ler. 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. SUITE OF OFFICES IN CLUDES Kitchen, Show er, Washer Dryer. Downtown STARKE $1000/ MO. For information Call 904-364-9022. 3BR/2BA. CH/A, w/d hook-up. Very clean, in private area. $595/ month plus deposit. 904-364-8135 LIVE IN THE COUNTRY. 14 X60 MOBILE HOME. 2BR/1BA. CH/A, very clean. $300 deposit, $550/ mo. Call 904-782-3380 or 904-451-5236. NICE 2BR/2BA DW. New Fenced 2.3 acres with carport & sunroom. Keystone Heights area. $875/month. Call 352-359-3572 2BR/1BA CH/A. Very clean, nice yard. Lawn main tenance and water pro vided. $475/month plus deposit. Please call 904364-8135 3BR/2BA IN WALDO. $600/month $600/se curity deposit. Service animals only. Please call 905-545-6103 3BR/2BA DW. Outside Starke city limits. CH/A. $650/month, $650/ deposit. Call 352-2356319 3BR/2BA DW. 2 car covered front deck. Great neigh borhood. $750/month. First, last plus deposit. Call Reese 904-615-719253 A LARGE YARD SALE. Fri & Sat 8 am-3:00?? 6315 Bucknell Avenue SATURDAY 8AM-3PM. All kinds of stuff! 7556 NW CR 229A, Starke. FRI & SAT 9AM-3PM. 8123 SW CR 18 Hampton Lake. Love seat, kitchen table & chairs, assorted tools, kitchen appliances, books, old records and board games. More items added. 352-468-3287 MULTI FAMILY YARD SALE. Sat 8am-12pm. Rain or shine. In Country Club. Follow signs. MOVING SALE INSIDE GARAGE. Rain or shine. Sat. starts @ 8am. 1220 Harley Circle, off of SR 16 in Douglas Estates. YARD SALE/FUNDRAIS ER. Shooting Stars Gym nastics. Saturday July 19 7am-?? 140 LM Gaines Blvd. Starke 55 ELDERLY MAN NEEDS retired person with a pickup truck as a driver for trips to doctors and misc. Please call 904964-795357 BUILDING AT 224 E. Washington Street. $7000. Could be mower shop or recycling shop. Call 904-964-6305 ANTIQUE BAMBOO SET with double bed & half canopy. Quite decora tive. $3,499 for whole set (10 pieces) or sell separately. 100 S.E. Please call for further info. 904-964-8394. Ap proximately 8 miles S.E. of Starke. 2003 CHEVROLET SIL VERADO pickup truck for sale as is; 6 cylinder, 2-wheel drive, w/tool box, 5 speed. $999 OBO. Seri ous inquiries only please contact the Union County Housing Authority at 715 W Main Street, Lake Butler, Fl. Offers will be accepted until July 24 at 5:30pm. 59 CLARK FOUNDATION REPAIRS, 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 Estimates: Danny (Buddy) Clark, 904-545-5241. 65 DRIVERS: $5,000 SIGN-ON BONUS! Great Pay! Consistent Freight, Great Miles on This Regional Account. Werner Enterprises: 1-855-515-8447 SCALER/SHIPPING CO ORDINATOR needed for 2nd shift. Must have working experience of scales and computers. We are an EEOC, drug free workplace. We offer 401K, health insurance, paid holidays and va cation. Apply at Gilman Building Products, CR 218 Maxville, FL or fax resume to 904-289-7736 HELP WANTED; RETAIL COUNTER SALES, FT position-40 plus hours. Applicant should have High School Diploma. Must have Retail Sales exp., and basic knowl edge of the computer. Lake Butler Farm Center Phone Number 386-4963921. Fax Number 386-496-1294. Email address: farm538@ windstream.net CDL-A Company. Teams: Start 55 cpm! Solo: 40 cpm! Increased Sign-On Bonus PAID at Orienta tion! ALL MILES PAID! Late Model Trucks. 1-866204-8006. THE BRADFORD COUNTY Solid Waste Department is accepting applications for a part-time site attendant. Applications along with a detailed job de scription, requirements and any additional infor mation may be obtained from the Bradford County Solid Waste Department, located at 925 North Temple Avenue, Starke, Florida 32091; by tele phone (904) 966-6382; or from the Bradford County website: www. bradfordcountyfl.gov All applications must be received by 4:00 p.m. on Friday July 11, 2014. The Bradford County Solid Waste Department is an equal opportunity em ployer. CHILDCARE CENTER in Brooker is taking appli cations for an immediate opening. Must have 40 hrs to apply. Call Car ole or Denise 352-4851550 CLASS A Industrial Me chanic/Electrician for 2nd /3rd Shift Maintenance experience. We are an EECC, Drug free work place. Health/Dental/Life Insurance paid Holidays/ Vacations. Apply at: Gil man Building Products, 6640 CR 218 Maxville, Fl 32234 or fax resumes to 904-289-7736. 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Bill worked in a jobs program through the Civilian Conservation Corps, building the Florida Cross-State Canal in 1939. The couple then farmed, first with Bills parents near Boynton Beach and then on their own land. They settled in on their land, but still made trips north to see family in Starke. The couple had two sons: Bud, born in Palm Beach County, and Bill, born in Starke. Bill remembered growing up on the farm and remembered how hard his mother worked on the farm. Parks divorced in 1957 and returned north to Bradford County in 1958. She lived alone in a small house on Cypress Street in Starke. She joined the Shands Starke auxiliary, of which she was a member for over 30 years. She also was a poll worker until she was 98, but it wasnt her age that made her resign. That was when there were all the questions about Bush and election accuracy, son Bill said. She said she was getting out of it because she was not going to get blamed for something. Parks continued to drive until she was 98 as well. She continued to live alone on Cypress Street, in a house with no air-conditioningshe took a window unit her son bought for her out of the window because she said it just didnt look right until she fell while doing yard work in 2010, when she was 103. She cracked her pelvis and had to be admitted to rehab, her son remembered. She fell again at age 106 and broke her leg just above the knee, requiring surgery. The doctor said he had never operated on someone as old as she was. Parks recovered well from the surgery, but then had a minor stroke, which still gives her problems communicating today. Im so glad she started writing about her life, her son said. If she hadnt written down those few pages, we would have lost those memories. She had an interesting life, and Im very glad I have had the chance to read her own words about it and share them with others. 8B Telegraph, Times & Monitor B Section Thursday, July 10, 2014 The following are excerpts from articles in the Bradford County Telegraph on Louie Bell Parks father, Uncle Marion D. Carter. BY TRACY LEE TATE Special to the Telegraph, Times and Monitor Uncle Marion D. Carter was a well-known and prosperous farmer in the Lawtey area during the late 1800s and early 1900s. He owned a 10-acre farm just up the road from Buddy Normans place, which was later owned by Bill Reddish. It came with a log cabin built by Ervin Norman. He worked the farm from 1900 until he retired in 1947. In his youth, Carter lived outside of Lawtey near Black Creek. He remembered attending school about 5 miles from his home. The teachera Mr. Dowling from Lake Butler would sometimes carry him across Black Creek. The school year lasted four or five months, and we had spelling, writing and reading, Carter said in an interview in the 1950s. I still remember the old blue-backed speller and the third-grade reader we used, and we all had a writing tablet. Some of the boys who went there at that time were Sam Norman, Francis Norman, Candace Norman, Lige Mosley, Son Mosley and Bosher Mosley. After settling on his own land, Carter set about making money. He said he grew cotton until the boll weevil made its appearance. He raised rice, strawberries, corn, peanuts, soldier beans and even eggplants, all of which sold because he said they did not know how to cook them. He also raised his own cattle, hogs and chickens, and kept the meat in his own smokehouse. Carter remembered clearly what market day in Starke was like in the early 1900s. On Saturday, wed take our cotton to market at Starke, using the old road east of the railroad tracks to get there, he said. Wed sell it at old Alvarezs cotton gin and then spend the day in Starke, visiting and buying supplies. Thered be a right smart number of people there. Seemed like the whole county come in to trade in those days. It was a lively place then. Carter remembered horses being traded, buying flour in 100-pound barrels and bacon selling for 5 cents a pound. Those were the good, old days, I declare, he reminisced. Lots better than now. Seems like everyone was happy then, but today it looks like everyone has a dread on his mind. Some of Carters other observations on life were: On food: Theyve kept improving this and improving that until, I declare, it isnt fit to eat. On having fun: Wed have frolics and dances all night. Sometimes it would be a log rolling, house raising or a fodder pulling, and it would generally be on a Friday night because we would go to town the next day anyway and didnt have to worry about staying up late. On snow: There was the one and only time I ever saw snow in my life. It was the big freeze of the late 90s (1890s). It came on a Sunday night; snowed during the night and blew in under the door and was all over the bed in the morning. There was snow on the porch that lasted for two days then. Man, but that freeze killed everything. It got all our fruit, including some fine pears that we used to ship to New York by the barrel and get good money for. It froze rutabagas in the ground so tight we couldnt pull them out. On living to be a ripe, old age: Work hard: Itll do you good; take a chew of tobacco, its good for your innards; eat salty meat and drink lots of water. On the future: Tell (the readers) Im looking for a widow woman. Anything under 65.Uncle Marion D. Carter and the good, old daysContinued from 3B Do you know someone you think would make a good feature story for the Telegraph-TimesMonitor? Let us know. 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