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Lake Region Monitor

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Lake Region Monitor
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Man pulls gun and mugs bystander near city hall BY DAN HILDEBRAN Monitor Editor A 20-year-old Lakeview Drive resident was arrested the day after Christmas for threatening and then robbing a Lake Geneva man following an argument. Clay deputies arrested James Isiah Martin for armed robbery battery with a deadly weapon and vandalism. the victim is an acquaintance of the defendant. The two encountered one another around sidewalk in front of city hall and the victim in front of Natural Park. (The victim) was standing on the sidewalk charging his cellphone when he observed the defendant standing across a report. The offender began shouting and threatening (the The deputy wrote that Martin then lifted up his shirt showing The defendant then crossed the street and demanded that the victim turn over his phone. offender began striking (him) on the back of his head with a closed then kicked the victim several The victim then surrendered his Deadline Monday 5 p.m. before publication 904-964-6305 904-964-8628 USPS 114-170 Keystone Heights, Florida Thursday, January 4, 2018 44 th Year 35 th Issue 75 CENTS Lake Region Monitor Lake Region Monitor County Emergency Management. personal property inside Monitor Editor Starke destroyed one home and a second on Jan. 1 at the Bradford-Clay County line near Keystone Heights claimed the roof of a second. Bradford County Fire Coordinator Chip Ware said the cause of the December is still under investigation. He added that the site-built brick home is a total loss. Theressa and Heilbronn Springs responded to the incident. Around 8 p.m. on New spread to the roof of a home on Southeast Third Avenue Keystone Heights Shrine Club. A Clay County crew from the roof. The team entered the structure through the front door and fought the blaze from the interior. Theressa including a crew from Sampson City. Ware described the damage but added that much of the personal property inside the structure appeared salvageable. the home is owned by Dorothy M. Denton and Tracie Brown. There was no loss of life Martin WeekndWeather: Slight rain chance near 46. 30. 46. Monday A 30 percent 70. near 52. More arrests in cemetery case Telegraph Editor Two more individuals have been arrested in connection to thefts taking place from gravesites in Bradford County. According to the sheriffs Thornton was arrested for tampering with evidence by hiding several stolen items when local news stations began reporting on the case. of purchasing the stolen items to sell. Hudkins was arrested for removing monuments from gravesites and dealing in stolen property. Crawford was also arrested for dealing in stolen property. was arrested on additional a tomb and dealing in stolen merchandise. According to participated in the thefts and even sold one of the items back to the owner. Varnes bond was raised Thorntons bond was set at jail as of press time. Thornton and Varnes both have arrest records that include theft and drug charges. Varnes In this weeks Regional News: Keystone Heights High School sports yearend report

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stock value trumps good patient He said he was also disturbed about the trend to outsource manufacturing jobs overseas. Its a crime that we have offshored manufacturing in this group. Were bringing it back has already achieved success raising venture money. The company earned a from the Florida Institute for Commercialization of Public Research after Auxadyne raised We raised 300 and the next check for placing second in a venture capital contest sponsored by Space Florida. You have six minutes on said describing the competition. participated in the Orlando event. a multi-year development allowed the Condons to move their manufacturing facility from their garage to a plant on Keystones Commercial Circle. The technology the Keystone Heights company obtained from FSU and FAMU was grant from the U.S. Veterans Administration. The VA was interested in a better solution for veteran They walk on a surgical site He said researchers developed a manufacturing process to mass produce auxetic foam. He explained that traditional foam acts like a rubber band: thinner. But when auxetic when you vertically compress horizontally. Do the same to auxetic foam and it shrinks horizontally. this room is interacting with three foams right now. Its carpet and its in the seat you are sitting in. You slept on a foam bed last night likely with Condon also said that a recent visit by Dow Chemical to his been wondering about: We produce the only commerciallyavailable synclastic foam in the He said the foam has devices and by the military. Conventional foam padding moves away from the point of moves to the point of impact. When you need an elbow pad is not when its hanging on your about to hit the ground. And at that point that foam is in its worst possible performance state: right at the moment you need it the most. Thats whats wrong with conventional He said tests by several commercial users of foam Canadian and U.S. departments that his foam outperforms conventional padding. Auxetic foam is not new. The foam was written 22 years ago at Bolton University in the UK. how to make it. Just because you can do Condon said. What FSU invented was a method of manufacturing. We body armor maker Phalanx Defense Systems and other for the foam. And Condon said that although everyone interacts unlikely you will see his auxetic foam used as carpet padding. Most of the foam you interact with is a commodity: industries are willing to pay premium prices for premium performance. This foam will never go in carpet padding. Its He said that focusing on industries that value high performance products will High performance equals high revenue equals high-wage Monitor Editor Joe Condon thinks its a crime that American manufacturing jobs have been off-shored and he intends to do something about it. The president a Keystone Heights manufacturer of auxetic business group progress in bringing highpaying jobs to the area. Condon and his wife Betsy after licensing a manufacturing technique from the HighPerformance Materials Institute run jointly by Florida State and Florida Agricultural and Mechanical universities. Joe described his wife She could not accompany her husband during his presentation to the business group because she was on Clay County School District business as a school board member. Condon told the KeystoneLake Region Business Association that prior to career in medical device senior executive for Stryker and two $8 billion medical device companies. He was also the senior operations executive for RTI Surgical in Alachua for eight years. Condon said he didnt like what he saw while working in corporate America. I got tired of corporate America: didnt care for the decision-making where the Joe Condon Auxadyne Its a crime that we have off shored manufacturing in this country. Were bringing it back and were doing it right here. Couple aims to bring manufacturing to area The offender then slammed (the victims) cellphone on the breaking the phone into multiple Deputies later located Martin about the incident and took him into custody. Continued from 1A

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Thursday, January 4, 2018 Lake Region Monitor 3A 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 Typesetting: Eileen Gilmore Advertising & Newspaper Prod: C. Hurston Bookkeeping & Classified Adverts: Heather Wheeler Bookkeeping Asst: Linda Lacombe Front office Asst: Beth Tillman Lake Region Monitor DOG GROOMING By Appointment103 SE Commercial Circle Keystone Heights, FL Open Mon. Tues. Thur. Fri. Full Groom $35 & up Bath & Nails $17 & up Monitor Editor Florida Corrections Secretary Julie Jones presented the governors corrections budget to the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Criminal telling lawmakers that inmate health will be a major point Improving statistics Before Jones took the Gov. Rick Scotts Public Safety Policy Coordinator Floridas crime rate dropped 2.8 percent in 2016. said. And data just released fewer crimes reported than in even while our population Cunningham added that the states recidivism rate the rate at which released inmates return to prison low. Cunningham also said the the current years budget. The budget also includes a $156 million increase to the Department of Corrections Inmate mental health Jones said the FDC budget focuses on increasing safety for recidivism and increasing She said the spending plan new positions to enhance mental health services for inmates. Jones said that while the prison population has inmates with severe mental disorders has risen. there was a 51-percent increase in the percentage of inmates with the most severe and persistent mental Pharmaceuticals The budget also includes an additional $31 million for pharmaceuticals. The current funding levels have remained static over the costs of pharmaceuticals Jones told senators. Due to changes in standards of care and increasing costs for infectious diseaseswe are asking for $11.8 million to address funding shortfalls in our general and infectious of inmates with HVC (Hepatitis C). The evolving standard of care for HCV in and our department has been working for more than a year to ensure our health service bulletins are in line with the Jones said she hopes to reduce the costs of treating Hepatitis patients. We are actively meeting with pharmaceutical companies who manufacture these drugs and have urged them to join us in addressing this critical public safety Jones added that some pharmaceutical companies have already committed to lowering costs. Jones said the agency knows out of a total population of Hepatitis C. She said the governors $20 million request would anticipated cost reductions the agency is now negotiating with pharmaceutical companies. Workforce training and education She said the budget also million for expanding inmate workforce training and education services. Research indicates job training in prison reduces she said. And for each increase in grade level an educational program seats. Maintenance Jones said the agency would also like to put an additional $21 million into maintenance and repair for the agencys accounts for around 20 million square feet. This is the largest facility said. She added that the money will go for roof repair; the replacement of perimeter fence systems and wastewater and sewer systems. Contraband interdiction Jones is also asking the legislature for $2 million for contraband interdiction. The funding would pay for technology to prevent contraband from entering facilities and for contract security threat group (gang) intelligence. Jones said the agency created April 2016. Part of the $2 million in additional funding would allow FDC to add 20 additional contract analyst drugs and weapons are a growing problem that affect very directly the security of Jones told senators that the agency is running pilot programs at Wakulla and Okeechobee that block cell phone use within dormitories. The no-cost test program sets up an electronic umbrella over dorms which block radio signals. We try not to umbrella the entire prison so we dont BY THE NUMBERS Buildings maintained by the Florida Department of Corrections drain corrections budget by $700 million Judge orders prison system to treat Hepatitis patients BY TRACY LEE TATE Times Editor Mark Walker declared that cost was no excuse for the Florida Department of Corrections not providing treatment to inmates infected with the Hepatitis C virus. and that preventable deaths from HCV (Hepatitis C virus) update its policies on treatment of Hepatitis C and to prepare a inmates in need. against the state agency in May on behalf of three inmates who have the disease. The plaintiffs claim stated that FDC is not providing inmates with adequate medical treatment leaving them at risk for inmates who test positive for the viral infection with direct in several news sources put the actual number of inmates infected with the virus state had not decided on whether or not to appeal the ruling. FDC is absolutely committed to ensuring all inmates in our custody are provided medically necessary treatments that is in line with national standards and our constitutional the press. Were reviewing the order closely and well be He informed the state that he wanted to see a plan submitted by Dec. 1 that included a timetable to show how it planned to comply with the order. He stated that this court will not Walker wrote the state was deliberately indifferent to the treated with the antiviral drugs and that three of these were only given treatment after being named plaintiffs in the class action case. Hepatitis C is a blood-borne disease that can be transmitted by even tiny amounts of blood and will survive outside the human acquired in several ways: through blood transfusions or organ through shared objects such as shaving razors or toothbrushes. Symptoms of infection can take decades to appear and as It is estimated that at least 3.5 million people in the U.S. are infected and that at least half of these do not know it. The test for Hepatitis C is not part of routine bloodwork. The virus more likely to be infected. Liver damage is one of the primary effects of the disease and this damage cannot be reversed. Julie Jones FDC Secretary Cellphones, synthetic drugs and weapons are a growing problem that affect very di rectly the security of our fa cilities. Michelle Glady FDC Spokesperson FDC is absolutely committed to ensuring all inmates in our custody are provided medically necessary treatments that is in line with national standards and our BY THE NUMBERS CO and sergeant job vacancies in FDC, out of 16,000 positions Enhancing mental health services $78 million for 476 new positions Pharmaceuticals $31.1 million Facilities maintenance and repair $21 million Improving services to disabled inmates $6.5 million for 12 new positions Expanding inmate workforce edu cation programs $4 million Desktop virtualization $4 million Contraband interdiction $2 million Office of Inspector General $1.3 million for 20 posi tions Dept. of Corrections budget priorities LRM Legals 1/4/18 Notice is hereby given that pursu ant to the Florida Self Storage Fa cility Act Statutes (Section 83.801, 83.809), Lake Area Storage, LLC, will sell the following items to the high est and best bidder on Wednesday, January 10, 2017 at 9:00 A.M. (EST) at 7101 SR 21, Keystone Heights, Florida 32656: Unit# 207, containing misc. household items. 12/28 2tchg 1/4-LRM Notice is hereby given that pursu ant to the Florida Self Storage Fa cility Act Statutes (Section 83.801, 83.809), Lake Area Storage, LLC, will sell the following items to the high est and best bidder on Wednesday, January 10, 2017 at 9:00 A.M. (EST) at 7101 SR 21, Keystone Heights, Florida 32656: Unit# 356, containing misc. household items. 12/28 2tchg 1/4-LRM Legals

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ability for a cell phone to be so the wardens phone is an but they dont work inside She also said the agency is using low-tech methods lines around the perimeter to detect when contraband may have been obtained from the She said the agency is also increasing searches for its budget request includes X-ray to look inside body cavities for contraband. General Jones also requested $1.3 million to fund 20 additional inspector general positions. This increase will reduce she said. The department currently inspectors. They investigate Computer upgrades The budget also includes to Windows 10. The computers however Microsoft has told FDC that it will not support 2020. Many of our workstations old and will not support Jones said the agency wants to deploy Windows 10 under a allowing software to remain on a few servers instead of on each individual workstation. The virtual desktop solution allows the department to avoid nearly with the traditional equipment and enhances the security of our data through centralized Continued from 3A Monitor Editor Local reps make biggest funding requests State Rep. Bobby Payne and Sen. Rob Bradley made the largest requests for state dollars among their peers in the House and Senate for the upcoming legislative session. Payne made the biggest Palatkas drinking water House member represents southern Clay County. Other bigticket requests in the House were made on behalf of the University of Florida. Gainesville Democrat Clovis Watson to put $30 million into the schools utilities infrastructure Republican requested $50 million to fund data science and information technology at UF. Other spending requests made by Payne include million for Communities upgrade Starkes wastewater million to expand the Camp to fund Transition House Inc.: at the Bradford County $1 million for Santa Fe Colleges Automobile and Industrial for the ACORN Medical and Dental Clinic south of training building and a Clay County joint public safety training facility between Camp Bradley topped the Senate million for segment three of the Fleming Island Republican fund a new Bradford County for a Dixie County middlerenovate the middle-high million for the Black Creek Water Resource Development public safety training facility between Camp Blanding and for the ACORN Medical Brooker. the southwestern corner of Marion County. The legislative session Bradley backs plan to send inmates to county jail Sen. Rob Bradleys bill that would allow some state months in county jails cleared the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee in December. for one year or less serve their time in county jails while defendants sentenced to longer terms are placed in the custody of the Department of Corrections. Bradley told the Senates Appropriations Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice that the Department of Corrections is facing challenges housing nearly We need to lower the number of prisoners the Department of and this is one of many strategies to accomplish He added that one consequence of the be to lower stress among overworked correctional We owe it to them to be very deliberate in our strategies in addressing that very serious Bradley said that under his contract with the Department of Corrections to house state inmates. Counties would be paid up to $60 per day per inmate. Bill would create animal cruelty registry A House bill co-sponsored by Rep. Bobby Payne would create a state registry for Sen. Rob Bradley We need to lower the number of prisoners the Department of Corrections handles, and this is one of many strategies to ac complish that goal. people convicted of animal cruelty and would give judges the authority to ban violators from owning pets after their convictions. in honor of a Labrador Retriever puppy found beaten to death in the backyard of a Ponce Inlet resident. Travis Archer is awaiting trial for animal cruelty in connection with the Ponce Inlet case. Animal cruelty is a in prison. Backers of Ponces Law hoped the measure would upgrade the crime to a possible sentence of 15 years. is not enough support in the states lower chamber for the increased penalty. The bill cleared the House Criminal Justice Committee in December and is now in the Justice Appropriations Subcommittee. A related bill in the Senate is awaiting action in the Criminal Justice Committee.

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Regional News Regional News B Section Thursday, January 4, 2018 News from Bradford County, Union County and the Lake Region FRESH PORK CENTER CUT or THINCHOPS FRESH LEANGROUNDCHUCK BONELESS BEEFCHUCKROAST FRESH BONE-IN ASSTDPORKCHOPS lb lb FRESH FRYERDRUMSTICKS or THIGHS CHICKENSTRIPSASSTD VARIETIES lb8888 lb$149 $149 $549 $549 lb9999$199 $199 HOTDOGS ALASKAPOLLOCKPREMIUM FILLETS EXTRA SMALLCOOKEDSHRIMP$329 $329 $599 $599PRICES GOOD JAN 5 JAN 9 PRICES GOOD JAN 5 JAN 9 Open 7 Days a Week 8am to 8pm1371 South Walnut St. (Hwy 301) Starke (904)368-9188$379 $379 LOCALLY AMERICAN LOCALLY AMERICAN $319 $319 BONELESS BEEFSTEW or CHUCK STEAKS $399 $399 32 OZ PKG IDAHOPOTATOES10 LB BAG$349 2/$4DOLE PREMIUMSALAD BLENDSMINI SWEETPEPPERS$2491LB PKGNAVEL$1993 LB BAG ORANGES5-12 OZ PKG lb 8 OZ PKG 14 OZ PKG 25 OZ PKG Boys weightlifting teams 3 rd place at state highlights 2017 sports year for KHHS The following is a look at the high school varsity teams and individuals that won championships at the district, regional or state levels, earned medals in state competition or that regional and state compe titions in 2017. Any omis sions are unintentional. BY CLIFF SMELLEY th th trict cham Golfer Jackson goes back to state Girls golfer Camille Jackson earned her second straight nals, win ning the District 6-1A championship and posting the fourth-lowest score at the Region 2 meet. Jackson shot a 78 to help her team win the District 6 championship with a team score of 334. Candace Jack son and Savannah Heinz shot 82 and 85, respec tively, while Sloane Siebert shot 89. At the Re gion 2 meet, Camille Jackson earned a state berth by having the top score (78) of an individual not on one of the two state-qualifying teams. Keystone behind Bolles and Providence and missing out on state by one place. Heinz shot 92, while Can dace Jackson and Ashton Ludwig shot 104 and 108, respectively. At state, Camille Jackson placed 45 th out of 93 with a twoday score of 163. When factoring in ties, she actually had the 24 th best score. In boys golf, Wyatt Thomas earned the lone regional berth for Keystone, shooting 72 at the District 6-1A meet and winning a sudden-death playoff. Girls basketball team wins district with OT thriller re Softball team holds off Raiders for dis trict title each Baseball team wins district after rally nals The base ball team had no trou ble beating P.K. Yonge to claim the District 5-5A championship, but getting to the title game took some work, with Pierson Lewis and Gage Hall providing the sev enth-inning dramatics as the In dians defeated Palatka 8-7. Keystone trailed 7-5 entering the bottom of the seventh. Nate Gagnon drew a walk, while Gary Searle singled, with both scoring on a Lewis double. Lewis then scored on a line drive by Hall. It was the fourth RBI for Hall, who had a three-run homer in the third inning. two RBI, while Conner Osteen was 2-for-4. Andrew Cox and Tyler Keaton each had an RBI. In the district championship game, Keaton had a two-run ho mer to help the Indians beat P.K. See KHHS, 8B Earning state weightlifting medals were (l-r) Matt White, Taylor Beall, Brandon Spivey and Justin Raysin. Camille Jackson putted her way to state. Haley Julius helped lead KHHS to its second straight district title. Megan Moncrief and KHHS title since 2012. Tyler Ricketts and the Indians were one of four KHHS teams to win district titles. Dee Dee Taylor (left) and Camryn country regionals.

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CRIME Recent arrests in Bradford, Clay or Union Bradford Union County Keystone/Melrose BY CLIFF SMELLEY Principal Blye tells Starke Kiwanians of positives at Bradford High Vinnie Blye Jeremiah Hernandez throws a ball during one of the levels at BHS in October. Such activities are being students who are doing the right things. See BLYE, 7B

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Security deposit. $685.00 per month 5 minutes from RMC in Lake Butler FL 352-339-3015. 65 Help Wanted SALES ASSOCIATE PO SITION NOW OPEN Stop in @ Noegels Auto Sales and ask to speak to our Finance Manag er regarding consider ation for employment. *Must be willing to work Saturdays *Must have val id driver licensees *Preferred Automo tive Sales experience *Positive attitude & exceptional cus tomer service skills *Must be 21 years or older Come apply in person & Join our Noegels Team. HELP WANTED: UNION COUNTY POSITION: Director, Union County Emer gency Medical Services JOB DUTIES/DE SCRIPTION: As the UCEMS Director he/ she must oversee and manage an advanced life support (ALS) EMS Service that treats a population of over 15,500 citizens, utilizes 4 ALS equipped ambu lances, and employees and paramedics on a 24 hour basis. He/She will be responsible and accountable for a 1.8 million dollar budget, patient billing, in-house agement, state records organization, medical direction updates, pro gressive ALS and BLS training, employee scheduling, with em phasis on supervisory oversight on all admin istrative and operation al details pertaining to all pre-hospital care of patients both non-emer gent and emergent. QUALIFICATIONS: Minimum of 4 years operations to include: Staff scheduling, bud get preparation, EMS supervisory skills, Flori da Administration Code 64J, Incident Command Structure (ICS), Nation al Incident Manage ment System, Health Information Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), grant writ ing skills, and strong communication skills. Applications must be submitted to the Union County Board of County Commissioners. The of 1st Street, Lake Butler, Florida 32054. Union County is an Equal Op portunity Employer and Veteran Preference. Deadline for submitting applications will be De cember 13, 2017 LOOKING FOR FULLTIME STAFF to work with those w/ intellec tual disabilities in the Starke area. $9.50/hr to start. Must posses 1 yr. experience in pd childcare, healthcare or diploma/GED, reliable transportation & abili ty to pass background screenings. Must have a positive attitude. Call 904-964-7767 or send resume to progression services@gmail.com TEMPORARY FARM La bor: Bulldog Farms, Tutwiler, MS, has 4 posi tions, 3 mo. exp. operat ing large farm equip. for cultivating, fertilizing, till ing, planting, harvesting & transporting oilseed weeds & check water levels, adjusting gates for water levels; clean & maintain building, equip & vehicles; long periods of standing, bending & able to lift 75#; must license with clean MVR within 30 days; once hired, workers may be required to take em ployer paid random drug tests; testing pos itive/failure to comply may result in immedi ate termination from employment; employer provides free tools, equipment, housing and daily trans; trans & subsistence expens es reimb.; $10.73/ hr, increase based on exp., may work nights, weekends, holidays & asked but not required to work Sabbath; 75% work period guaranteed from 3/01/18 12/01/18. Review ETA790 require ments and apply with JO# MS242067 at near or call 850-245-7105. 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TEMPORARY FARM LA BOR: Ellendale Plant ing Co., Clarksdale, MS, has 3 positions, 3 mo. exp. operating large farm equip. w/GPS for cultivating, tilling, fertiliz ing, planting, harvesting & transporting spring crops of grain & oilseed crops, operate cotton pickers, module builders & boll buggies, irrigation maintenance; clean & maintain building, equip & vehicles; long periods of standing, bending & able to lift 75#; must able with clean MVR within 30 days; once hired, workers may be re quired to take employer paid random drug tests; testing positive/failure to comply may result in immediate termina tion from employment; employer provides free tools, equipment, hous ing and daily trans; trans & subsistence ex penses reimb.; $10.73/ hr, increase based on exp., may work nights, weekends, holidays & asked but not required to work Sabbath; 75% work period guaranteed from 3/1/18 11/30/18. Review ETA790 require ments and apply with JO# MS242068 at near or call 850-245-7105. 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Sat & Sun Hwy 301 New Year Get Rid of Clutter Have a Garage Sale Thousands of Shoppers To Buy your Treasures HELP WANTED UNION COUNTY POSITION: Director, Union County Emergency Medical Services JOB DUTIES/DESCRIPTION: As the UCEMS Director he/she must oversee and manage an advanced life support (ALS) EMS Service that treats a population of over 15,500 citizens, utilizes 4 ALS equipped ambulances, and employees twenty-ve plus EMTs and paramedics on a 24 hour basis. He/She will be responsible and accountable for a 1.8 million dollar budget, patient billing, in-house budgeting, eet management, state records organization, medical direction updates, progressive ALS and BLS training, employee scheduling, with emphasis on supervisory oversight on all administrative and operational details pertaining to all prehospital care of patients both non-emergent and emergent. QUALIFICATIONS: Minimum of 4 years of eld experience as a Certied EMT-B or Certied EMT-P. Must be procient in all EMS operations to include: Sta scheduling, budget preparation, EMS supervisory skills, Florida Administration Code 64J, Incident Command Structure (ICS), National Incident Management System, Health Information Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), grant writing skills, and strong communication skills. Applications must be submitted to the Union County Board of County Commissioners. e oce is located at 15 NE 1st Street, Lake Butler, Florida 32054. Union County is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Veteran Preference. DURRANCE PUMP Q UALITY SERVICE SINCE 1964 Pumps Sales Parts Service ST ATE LICENSE #1305 Handicapped AccessibleThis Institution is an Equal Opportunity Provider and Employer.Now Accepting Applications1 AND 2 BEDROOM APARTMENTS 607 Bradford Court Starke, FLCall for more info 904-964-6216Hearing Impaired Only call 800-955-8771 E Q U A L H O U S I N GO P P O R T U N I T Y 1 & 2BedroomsNOW AVAILABLE$460 $505 Equal housing opportunity. This institution is an equal opportunity provider & employer. 1, 2 3 & 4BEDROOM APARTMENTSHC & Non-HC accessible.1005 SW 6th St. Lake Butler, FL386-496-3141TDD/TTY 711. This institution is an equal opportunity provider, and employer. Equal Housing Opportunity 801 South Water Street Starke, FL 32091 TDD/TTY 711 1, 2, & 3 bedroom HC & NonHC accessible apartments.This institution is an equal opportunity provider, and employer. Equal Housing Opportunity Check out the Classifieds for a job fit just for you. The Bradford County Telegraph131 West Call Street Starke, FL904-964-6305 Fax: 904-964-8628 Tri-County Classifieds Bradford Union Clay Reach over 27,000 Readers Every Week!INDEX40 Notice 41 Vehicles Accessories 42 Motor Vehicles 43 RVs & Campers 44 Boats 45 Land for Sale 46 Real Estate Out of Area 47 Commercial Property Rent, Lease, Sale 48 Homes for Sale 49 Mobile Homes for Sale 50 For RentWord Ad Classified Tuesday, 12:00 noon Classified Display Tuesday, 12:00 noon 964-6305 473-2210 496-2261 NOTICEClassified 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 rese rves the right to correctly classify and edit all copy or to reject or cancel any advertisements at any t ime. Only standard abbrevations will be accepted.63 Love Lines 64 Business Opportunity 65 Help Wanted 66 Investment Opportunity 67 Hunting Land for Rent 68 Rent to Own 69 Food Supplements 70 Money to Lend 72 Sporting Goods 73 Farm Equipment 74 Computers & Computer Accessories 51 Lost/Found 52 Animals & Pets 53 Yard Sales 54 Keystone Yard Sales 55 Wanted 56 Trade or Swap 57 For Sale 58 Building Materials 59 Personal Services 60 Secretarial Services 61 Scriptures 62 Vacation/TravelCLASSIFIED DEADLINES TO PLACE A CLASSIFIED USE YOUR PHONE New node chairs at Bradford High School, courtesy of the Bradford County Education Foundation. Pictured are: (seated, l-r) Lila Sellars, Dimple Overstreet, Shannon Rowe, Cheryl Canova, Superintendent Stacey Creighton, assistant principal Lindley Adkins, (standing, l-r) Brenda Thornton, Principal Vinnie Blye, Barry Warren, Jerome BLYE Continued from 6B

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Yonge 8-1. RBI, while Cox, Hall and Lewis each had one. Gary Searle went 2-for-2. Starting pitcher Josh Shep pard gave up one hit and had four strikeouts in four innings. Osteen struck out eight and gave up no hits and no walks in three innings. Keystone hosted The Villages with a 21-8 record. Starke Melrose Keystone Heights 904-964-2208 352-475-3113 352-473-7560 405 S. Lawrence Blvd Keystone Heights, FL Phone: (352) 478-2057 Fax: (352) 478-2059 Mon Fri 8:00 AM 6:00 Saturday 9:00 AM 1:00 Lori ThompsonAgentScott RobertsAgent/Owner We Are Your Local Heathcare Enrollment Center 904.964.7826 352.473.7209 904.282.7665 386.496.3411AUTO HOME MOTORCYCLE BUSINESS ATV BOATS RV LIFE HEALTH 90 DAYS SAME AS CASH FINANCINGWe Will Beat All Competitor Pricing SHEET VINYL AS LOW AS $.59 CARPET AS LOW AS $.69 SF VINYL PLANK AS LOW AS $.89 SF WOOD LOOK TILE AS LOW AS $1.29 SF 25% OFF ALL CARPET & VINYL REMENTSFloor & Home Over 40 years of SALES ~ SERVICE ~ INSTALLATION Boys hoops team hangs on to win district title BHS Continued from 3B The Indians trailed 4-0 enter ing the bottom of the seventh. Gagnon walked, stole second and scored on a one-out single by Lewis. Keystone loaded the bas es on an Austin Bass single and a Sheppard walk, but a strikeout and groundout ended the game. Lewis went 3-for-4 with a double. 5 girls lifters go to Karsyn Kendrick and Sarah Meadows had a pair of thirdweightlifters in all earned the right to compete at the regional level after their performances at Kendrick had a 140 total (65, 75) in the 110 class, while Mead ows had a 205 total (100, 105) in the 199 class. Courtlin Gentry placed fourth in the 139 class with a 155 total (80, 75). Alexis Buchanan was total (75, 70), while Zoe Dear with a 170 total (85, 85). Boys cross-coun try team earns another regional berth For the fourth straight year, the boys cross-country team ad vanced to regionals, placing third behind Santa Fe and Eastside at the district meet. Alex Guy led the team with a third-place time of 18:17.1. Ty ler Shaw was 12 th with a time of 19:43.78, followed by Jay Payne, 16 th 20:13.65; Jerry Payne, 18 th 20:30.81; Joseph Danella, 24 th 21:26.65; and Travis Dockery, 25 th 21:40.7. No runners advance from the had a time of 18:07.3, which was good for 36 th out of 109. Shaw had a time of 19:12.4, followed by Jerry Payne, 21:09; Jay Payne, 21:09.7; Dockery, 21:57.2; and Danella, 22:12.2. Two girls runners advanced to regionals, with Camryn Williams fourth and sixth, respectively, at the district meet. Williams had a time of 22:13.06, while Taylor had a time of 22:37.33. At regionals, Williams placed 31 st out of 98 with a time of 22:14.4, while Taylor was 35 th with a time of 22:24.9. Girls hoops team cant hold lead, is district runner-up The girls basketball team went 4-0 against its two District 4-5A opponents during the reg ular season to earn the top seed and automatic berth in the tour nament championship game, but the Tornadoes couldnt hold a late lead against Keystone Heights, settling for the runner-up trophy after a 55-52 overtime loss. Jahmya Henderson made a basket to put Bradford ahead 46-43 with 1:38 to play in reg ulation. Keystone tied the score with a three-pointer with 26 seconds left. Keystone missed two free throws with two sec onds left, with Bradfords Olyvia miss and getting fouled, putting her at the foul line with one sec ond remaining. She missed both free throws, however, sending the game to overtime, where the KHHS Continued from 1B Late-season wins help football team make playoffs Despite a losing record, the football team, after winnings its in the Region 2-4A playoffs. game losing streak when they de feated Interlachen 28-21 on Oct. 27. Running back Blake Sand ers, who had three touchdowns, scored on a 5-yard run that would prove to be the difference. 117 yards rushing, scored the 1-yard run, while scoring its sec ond on a 1-yard reception from Adrien Ciena. Dominic Randall, who had an interception on defense, proved to be in the right place at the right time during one offensive series, when he recovered a fumble by teammate Briar Smith and car ried it 36 yards for a touchdown. The defense made two redzone stops, including recovering a fumble inside its own 5-yard line. On Nov. 3, the Indians rallied defeat Pierson Taylor 34-31. A 30-plus-yard touchdown run by Sanders, along with a twopoint conversion, pulled the In dians to within 24-20 in the third quarter. An 18-yard touchdown run by Smith, followed by Cie nas run on the two-point play, put Keystone ahead 28-24. With 8:17 left, Taylor scored on a 59-yard run and went back on top 31-28, but Keystone re took the lead on a 1-yard touch down run by Ty Friedlin. The defense had two huge plays to preserve the win, with Dan Dodd recovering a fumble and Carter Semione coming up with a timely sack. with 136 rushing yards. Keystone ended its season with a 4-6 record after a 27-7 loss to number-one seed Bradford in The Indians failed to capitalize on a couple of scoring opportu nities, including a third-and-goal from the 1 in the third quarter. Tally Chandler goes in for a layup during Bradfords run Tornadoes were outcored 9-6. The Tornadoes missed 16-of28 free throws overall. points, while Henderson had 14. with an 8-12 record after a 6441 loss to Bolles in the Region 1 the team with 10 points. Ames, Canova qualify for region als in golf, cross country Abby Ames was the only golf er girls or boys to earn the right to compete beyond dis tricts. She shot a 128 which was a top score among individuals not on regional qualifying teams. Likewise, Canova was the only cross-country runner girls or boys to qualify for regionals after placing 14 th at the District 5-2A meet with a time of 24:22.39. did not compete at the regional meet. Canova competed at the Re gion 2 cross-country meet, plac ing 35 th with a time of 22:24.9.