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USPS 114-170 Keystone Heights, Florida Thursday, March 8, 2018 44 th Year 44 rd Issue 75 CENTS Deadline Monday 5 p.m. before publication 904-964-6305 904-964-8628 Your home: a historic treasure? page 2A Miss Keystone page 4A Happy 100th Rachel Buff page 3A Speech and debate tournament page 3A Speaker promotes church unity during Lenten lunch, page 2A Why this sexual offender is allowed to live across the street from Keystone Heights High School, page 2A


The City of Keystone Heights Heritage Commission will present a free workshop on Saturday March 10 at 10 a.m. at City Hall. The session is open to the public but will be of particular interest to owners of homes and commercial buildings more than 50 years old, within the city limits. The workshop will include a discussion of the Heritage Commissions ongoing Building Plaque Program that promotes awareness and appreciation of homes and buildings in Keystone that have historical or architectural value. Clay County Archivest, Vishi Garig, will discuss techniques on researching public records about older properties. Members of the Keystone Heights Heritage Commission will host the workshop and be available to answer questions. The attractive keystone-shaped wooden plaques seen about town on older homes and the Beach Pavilion show that the property owners have pride in, and an understanding of Keystones past. Those owners want to preserve Keystones architectural history for future generations. A plaque on a home or commercial building may have a positive impact on a propertys value to those interested in, and appreciative of, older wellmaintained properties. To qualify to have a home or building receive a plaque from the Heritage Commission, the property owner must complete an application, at no cost to apply, and include historical and architectural data about the property. The application is scored by the commission using certain criteria, which will be discussed at the workshop. To assist the property owner in completing an application, the workshop will include an overview of research resources and tips, and the plaquing guidelines. Attending the workshop will not obligate a property owner to apply for a plaque. A plaque on a property does not create any additional regulation or red tape by the city. The cost of the plaque itself is nominal and may be underwritten by the commission based on funds availability. For more information, please call LaDonna Hart, chair of the Heritage Commission at 352-281-8237. Sexual offender legally lives near school promotes during Lenten Managing Editor During the February meeting of Neighborhood Engagement Team, Chief Kenneth Stivers explained to the group why a registered sexual offender is allowed to live across Grove Street from Keystone Heights High School. The Sheriffs Neighborhood Engagement Team is a group of citizens that meets with a sheriffs to discuss community law enforcement concerns. Anyone may apply, and applicants must undergo a background check. Stivers told the group, meeting at the Keystone Heights City Hall, that someone recently complained about the offenders residency, and Mayor Karen Lake added that she originally received the complaint, then forwarded it to the sheriffs Sterl G. Williams, 44, was convicted in Marion County of lewd and lascivious battery on a victim between 11 and 16 years of age. Stivers explained that when the 2004 session of the Florida legislature passed the prohibition of certain sexual offenders living within 1,000 feet of a school, lawmakers did not make the provision retroactive. Since Williams committed his offense before Oct. 1, 2004, the prohibition does not apply to him and he may live anywhere he wants. Stivers then explained the sheriffs procedures for tracking registered sexual offenders, adding that the person within of tracking such people knows where all the countys offenders live. Offenders are required to register within 48 hours of release and failure to do so is a felony. We are required by law, to go by their houses and verify that they live (where they are registered), Stivers said. The sheriff has mandated that we do that at least twice a year. Stivers added that road deputies are given a list every month of registered sex offenders they are to visit and verify residency. The ID lists the person as a sexual offender. In other news from the February meeting of the Sheriffs Neighborhood Engagement Team: Citizens Academy Smitty Huffman gave the group an update on the Sheriffs Anyone can apply to participate in the academy which is designed to provide citizens with a working knowledge policies and personnel. Two, 10-week sessions are held twice a year and academy students meet on Wednesday evenings. Huffman, who is in the academys second class, said his group recently completed papers on Floridas Baker Act and Post Traumatic Stress Disorder. The 2009 Baker Act allows for the examination of people with a possible mental illness that pose a danger of harming himself or others. Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Huffman added that although with military personnel and veterans, the disorder also experience or see traumatic events. It could be you, he said. You could have PTSD if you were in a severe car wreck, or you see a severe car wreck. It could be somebody that has experienced a sexual assault. Huffman added that as a teacher at McRae Elementary School, he sometimes sees the Baker Act implemented there. Chief Kenneth Stivers, who the meeting, said Post Traumatic Stress Disorder is common PTSD within the military is widely accepted, he told the group, but what you dont understand is that probably some form of PTSD. while retaining their professional demeanor at work, often withdraw from society and relationships. Stivers added that he was a special forces soldier for 10 combat missions. I was surrounded by death and disaster in the military and it didnt affect me nearly as much as it did when I got here, he said. increase Stivers also reminded the group that during the January Sheriffs Neighborhood Engagement Team meeting, members requested increased He added that as a result, the the area and citations were up 31 percent in January compared to the previous year. Stivers also said that during January, the area had one automobile burglary, two residential burglaries and two school burglaries. He said that 911 calls in January 2018 compared to January 2017. convicted in Marion County of lascivious battery on a person and 16 years of age. from all denominations Managing Editor The pastor of Trinity Episcopal Church in Melrose said Billy Graham set a tone for church unity that others should follow. Tony Powell made the statements during the Lake Region Community Lenten Lunch on Feb. 28, held at Community Church in Keystone Heights. Powell said few have fostered church unity more than Graham, who was one of the worship services and preached with Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Powell added that Graham was honorary degree from Belmont Abby: a Roman Catholic college. He added that Graham by Jesus in his high, priestly prayer recorded in John 17. Powell said that Christians of all denominations can work together to recognize each others baptisms, accomplish the mission of spreading the gospel and to honor each others communions. Powell concluded his talk by recalling his trip to Explo 72: a Dallas, Texas event organized by Campus Crusade for Christ that drew upwards of 100,000 participants. Powell said the event became known as the Christian Woodstock and many credit the event for launching Christian Contemporary Music. Graham spoke six times during the weeklong series of workshops, concerts and worship services. Powell recalled that as a high school student in Valdosta, Georgia, he made the 900-mile trip to the Cotton Bowl on a bus There was a wonderful feeling of togetherness, recalled


Powell of the event. Powell added that one attendee of Explo 72: Joe Losiak, returned to his native Poland after the Karol Jozef Wojtyla toward a more positive position with Evangelicals. Six years later, Wojtyla was elected the 264 th pope and took the name of John Paul II. Thursday, March 8, 2018 Lake Region Monitor 3A December Career and technical education students and teachers highlight programs Continued from 2A interpretation and dramatic performance. 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 in a limousine on a ride Around 200 people came presents and mementoes


Class Director for Key Club and ( Bannon. 5 Annual Bees b activities. Legals LRM Legals 3/8/18 Notice is hereby given that pursuant to the Florida Self Storage Facility Act Statutes (Section 83.801, 83.809), Lake Area Storage, LLC, will sell the following items to the highest and best bidder on Wednesday, March 14, 2018 at 9:00 A.M. (EST) at 7101 SR 21, Keystone Heights, Florida 32656: Unit# 243, containing misc. household items. 3/1 2tchg 3/8-LRM Personal property of the following tenants will be sold for cash or otherwise disposed of to satisfy rental liens in accordance with Florida Statutes, Self Storage Facillity Act, Sections 83.80683.807. Auction will be held on March 26, 2018 at 10:00 am at Melrose Mini Storage, 827 N. SR21, Melrose, FL 32666. Phone (352) 475-5000. All items may not be available on the date of the sale. TENANT NAME, Raleigh Strickland, UNIT # 3, DESCRIPTION, HousehoId Items 3/8 2tchg 3/15-LRM


Regional News Regional News B Section Thursday, March 8, 2018 News from Bradford County, Union County and the Lake Region Macie Wilson and her Boer goat Fancy Pants earned the overall grand championship at the Bradford-Union 4-H Youth Goat Show. Wilsons goat was the grand champion in the wether class. Pictured (l-r) are: Strawberry Princess Brooklyn Cunningham, Strawberry Queen Bobbie Grace Barber, Wilson, Junior Miss Bradford Fest Kierston Clemons and Little Miss Bradford Fest Shelby Starling. Wilson, Box earn top overall awards at Bradford County Fair goat show BY CLIFF SMELLEY Macie Wilson and Jacee Box were awarded Overall Grand Champion and Overall Reserve Grand Champion at this years Bradford-Union Youth Goat Show, which was held March 3 at the Bradford County Fairgrounds. Wilson took the top award for a Boer named Fancy Pants that was the Grand Champion in the Wether Class. The Overall Reserve Grand Champion shown by Box was a pygmy named Bell that earned the Grand Championship in the Dwarf Class. In all, 14 youths showed 18 goats. Four youths competed in two Dairy classes. In Class 5 (4-12 months), Kate Wainwright and second, respectively. Delaney (12 months and older), with Eva Whitehead showing two goats and earning second and third. Wright competed in this class also, placing fourth. The Grand Champion dairy goat belonged to Crosbys Nigerian dwarf named My Suki. The Reserve Grand Champion was Whitehead and her Nigerian dwarf named Dandy. Two of the three Meat classes consisted of one participant each: months) and Wilson in Class 9 (24 months and older). In Class 8 (12-24 months), Cassie Acevedo Emily, placed second. The class who was third, Jolene Moore, who was fourth, and Cuyler The Grand Champion meat goat was Wilsons Boer named Rose, while the Reserve Grand Champion was Emily Acevedos Boer named Ginger, which was her Class 7 entry. The Dwarf Class consisted of three competitors, including Box and her Grand Champion. Sydney Box placed second and was thus awarded the Reserve Grand Championship for her goat named Molly. Kenli Jenkins placed third. Wilson and her sister, Miley, were the only competitors in the Wether Class, so Miley placed second and earned the Reserve Grand Championship with her Boer named Patrick. The participants who received Overall Grand Championship and Overall Reserve Grand Championship received $100 and $75 awards, respectively. The division Grand Champions received $50 awards, while the division Reserve Grand Champions received $25 awards. Sponsors of this years show were: Bell Oaks Barn, Plumbers and Steam Fitters Local Union 234, Ward Timber, Custom Cut, Hamilton Farms, Hamilton Custom Services, Patrick Hartley Welding, Prestige Electric, Bradford County Farm Bureau, Southern Shades Farm, Sunray Farms, Travis McCallister Farm Bureau Insurance, Union See GOATS, 2A


County Farm Bureau and Natures TableAshley Harris. Showmanship, Record Book and Skill-a-Thon Awards of $75, $50 and $25 were presented to the top three contest. Emily Acevedo was the only participant in Sr. Showmanship, Intermediate Showmanship. Sydney Box and Cassie Acevedo placed second and third, respectively, behind Crosby. Crosby, Box and Acevedo were the only competitors in Intermediate Showmanship. Jr. Showmanship, followed by Moore and Whitehead. Other Jr. Showmanship were: Miley Wilson, Jacee Box, Jenkins, Wainwright, Collins, In the Record Book competition, Ashley Harris and and second, respectively, in the Sr. division, while Crosby and second, respectively, in the Intermediate division. Whitehead topped the Jr. division, while Macie Wilson was second. prizes for Record Book were $75 and $50. Emily Acevedo was the only participants in Sr. Skill-a-Thon, Intermediate division, followed by Cassie Acevedo and Sydney Box. In Jr. Skill-a-Thon, Jenkins Box, Macie Wilson, Moore and Miley Wilson. Cash awards of $50 and $25 second place in Skill-a-Thon. Little Bits The goat show allows children ages 5-7 to gain experience by competing as Little Bits. They participate only, though they do each receive $10 if they compete in Record Book and $5 if they compete in Skill-a-Thon. Little Bits who showed goats were: Reagan Adams, Tripp Connell, Jackson Jenkins, Kalli Kadlec, Addyson Kelley, Madison Lee, Gracelynn McGee, Kaylyn Reynolds, Kieren Seay, Mason Stone, Weston Thompson, Ansley Ward, Reagan Williams and Kylee Wright. Adams actually showed two goats in the Dairy and Wether classes. 2B Telegraph, Times and Monitor B Section This years Bradford-Union 4-H Youth Goat Show overall reserve grand champion was shown by Jacee Box. Her goat named Bell was the grand champion in the dwarf class. Pictured (l-r) are: Strawberry Princess Brooklyn Cunningham, Strawberry Queen Bobbie Grace Barber, Box, Junior Miss Bradford Fest Kierston Clemons and Little Miss Bradford Fest Shelby Starling. GOATS Delaney Crosby and her Nigerian dwarf named My Suki earned the grand championship in the dairy class. Pictured (l-r) are: Strawberry Princess Brooklyn Cunningham, Strawberry Queen Bobbie Grace Barber, Crosby, Junior Miss Bradford Fest Kierston Clemons and Little Miss Bradford Fest Shelby Starling. Eva Whitehead and her Nigerian dwarf named Dandy earned the reserve grand championship in the dairy class. Pictured (l-r) are: Strawberry Princess Brooklyn Cunningham, Strawberry Queen Bobbie Grace Barber, Whitehead, Junior Miss Bradford Fest Kierston Clemons and Little Miss Bradford Fest Shelby Starling. Right: Macie Wilson and her Boer goat named Rose earned the grand championship in the meat class. Pictured (l-r) are: Strawberry Princess Brooklyn Cunningham, Strawberry Queen Bobbie Grace Barber, Wilson, Junior Miss Bradford Fest Kierston Clemons and Little Miss Bradford Fest Shelby Starling. Emily Acevedo and her Boer goat named Ginger earned the reserve grand championship in the meat class. Pictured (l-r) are: Strawberry Princess Brooklyn Cunningham, Strawberry Queen Bobbie Grace Barber, Acevedo, Junior Miss Bradford Fest Kierston Clemons and Little Miss Bradford Fest Shelby Starling. Left: Sydney Box and her pygmy goat named Molly earned the reserve grand championship in the dwarf class. Pictured (l-r) are: Strawberry Princess Brooklyn Cunningham, Strawberry Queen Bobbie Grace Barber, Box, Junior Miss Bradford Fest Kierston Clemons and Little Miss Bradford Fest Shelby Starling. Miley Wilson (left) and her Boer goat named Patrick earned the reserve grand championship in the wether class, while Macie Wilson and her Boer goat named Fancy Pants earned the grand championship as well as the shows overall grand championship.


Thursday, March 8, 2018 Telegraph, Times and Monitor B Section 3B Dr. Virgil A. BerryCHIROPRACTIC PHYSICIANServing the area for 29 years. Modern methods with old-fashioned concern. Auto Accidents Work Injuries Headaches Neck and Back Pain Back & Neck Pain Clinic Miley Wilson (left) and her Boer goat named Patrick earned the reserve grand championship in the wether class. Emily Acevedo walks her goat around the ring during the Sr. showmanship event. She was throughout the event. in showmanship in the Jr. division. awards throughout the event, two Grand Championship awards and the Overall Grand Championship award. of three in showmanship in the Intermediate division. She earned throughout the event and received one Grand Championship award. in this years 4-H strawberry pie contest, which was held March 2 at the Bradford Summerhill placed second and third, respectively, in the Intermediate division, which also consisted of Karli Jenkins. Bella Johns and Joseph Harris placed second and third, respectively, in the Jr. division, which also consisted of Kenli Jenkins, Emilee McClellan, Jolene Moore, Natalie Thames, Malia Williams and Charlie Zink. Ansley local royalty (l-r): Teen Miss Bradford Fest Emily ONeal, Eva Whitehead, Ella Dinkins, Amanda Zink and Miss Bradford Fest Grace Johns. Dinkins win Strawberry Pie Contest Left: Participant Jolene Moore (left) explains to judge Courtney Paul how she made her pie. Judge Justin Walker (left) asks Bella Johns about her pie. Kenli Jenkins (right) answers questions judge Justin Walker has about her pie. Correction In a photo in last weeks issue, Feb. 24 Communities in Schools of Bradford County Glow Run Klein (second) and Henry Prescott (third). We apologize for the error.


4B Telegraph, Times and Monitor B Section (904) 964-7555134 East Call Street Starke, FL Its Tax Time! Corporate and Individual Income Tax Services Full Bookkeeping & Payroll Services Audit & Accounting Services Business Consulting including Quickbooks & Accounting. Set up new Corporations, LLCs and Partnerships. Let the professionals at get the refund you deserve FAST Dinkins, Summerhill, Jenkins earn table-setting rosettes BY CLIFF SMELLEY This years 4-H table-setting contest, which was held March 2 at the Bradford County Fairgrounds, consisted of 14 participants, with Ella Dinkins, Myrick Summerhill and Kenli Jenkins earning best-overall rosettes. Dinkins earned the rosette in the Sr. division with her table set for a Star-Spangled Brunch. The table was covered with a white cloth adorned with red and blue stars, while the centerpiece consisted of red atop a blue placemat with an accompanying red napkin. The menu consisted of: turkey bacon, whole-wheat pancakes with maple syrup, red, white and blue fruit (strawberries, bananas, blueberries) kabobs with fat-free yogurt cheesecake dipping sauce, and cranberryblueberry-blackberry juice blend. In the Intermediate division, Summerhills setting for a formal dinner earned the rosette. Glassware and creamcolored plates sat atop a cloth accented with red. A vase with of the simple, but elegant setting. The menu consisted of: Caesar salad, garlic-butter breadsticks, fettuccini alfredo with chicken and chocolatetoffee pie. Jenkins was ready to play ball with her Take Me out to the Ball Game-themed setting that earned the rosette in the Jr. division. Boxes of Cracker with peanuts and red, white container accented the table, which was covered with a white-and-blue-checked cloth. One of the plates was white with a red-stitching design to resemble a baseball. The menu consisted of: All-American cheeseburger, hand-cut French fries, baked apple pie and hand-squeezed lemonade. As rosette winners, Dinkins, Summerhill and Jenkins also earned blue ribbons. Dinkins and Tatum Howard were the only participants in the Sr. division. Howard earned a blue ribbon. Summerhill was one of six participants in the Intermediate division. The others were: Robinson and Ryleigh Rhoden. All earned blue ribbons. Besides Jenkins, the Jr. division also had a blue-ribbon winner in Bella Johns. The division consisted of four other participants, who earned red ribbons: Emilee McClellan, Jolene Moore, Natalie Thames and Eva Whitehead. Debbie Broome, Judy and Lisa Tatum served as judges. Four Cloverbuds participated: Trinity Dyess, and Ansley Ward. Cloverbuds are children 5-7 who are too young to compete for rosettes and blue, red and white ribbons. However, they are allowed to participate to gain experience, with each receiving a green ribbon. Myrick Summerhill planned a formal dinner. Her menu and table setting proved to be a hit with the judges, who presented her the best-overall rosette in the Intermediate division. Kenli Jenkins has a request: Take me out to the ball game. Her baseball-themed table and menu earned her the best-overall rosette in the Jr. division. Ella Dinkins earned the best-overall rosette in the Sr. division for her table set for a Star-Spangled Brunch. Cloverbud Ansley Ward talks to judge Tamara Dinkins. Judge Tamara Dinkins gives Jr. division participant Bella Johns some pointers on her sea-themed table. her candy themed table and menu, which consisted of candied-pecan pear salad, bacon brown sugar pork tenderloin, candied yams and cupcakes and candy bars for dessert. Jr. division participant Emilee McClellan chose the movie The Nightmare Before Christmas as her theme. Her menu consisted of items such as barbecue snake eyes (meatballs), frogs-breath soup (split-pea soup) and tombstone tea.


Thursday, March 8, 2018 Telegraph, Times and Monitor B Section 5B 340 E. Walker Drive(SR 100)Keystone Heights P. Steven Futch Funeral DirectorJoe Gallagher Owner/Funeral DirectorWere here for youTo help celebrate a lifeto help say goodbye.Whether your loved one wanted a traditional funeral or a more casual way to bring family and friends together, well help your remembrance be something special. Let us ease the burden and help you celebrate a life in a wonderful way.Complete Funeral Arrangements Pre-planning Assistance Cremation Services Monuments Out of Town Arrangements Spacious and Intimate Facilities O Street Parking Kelli Parks Moreland Funeral Director620 East Nona Street(corner of SR 100)Starke 904.964.6200 620 East Nona Street(corner of SR 100)Starke 904.964.6200 340 E. Walker Drive(SR 100)Keystone Heights 352.473.3176 Serving Families in North Florida since 1973 STARKE OFFICE OPEN 8:30 to 5:00 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 T h e h i r i n g o f a l a w y e r i s a n i m p o r t a n t d e c i s i o n t h a t s h o u l d n o t b e b a s e d s o l e l y u p o n a d v e r t i s e m e n t s B e f o r e y o u d e c i d e a s k u s t o s e n d y o u i n f o r m a t i o n a b o u t o u r q u a l i f i c a t i o n s a n d e x p e r i e n c e Below: Eva Whitehead, competing in the Jr. division, discusses her table, designed around the theme Fresh from Florida Flamingo Grill. Left: Jolene Moore, a Jr. division participant, listens to a question asked by judge Debbie Broome. Above: Judge Lisa Tatum asks a question of Intermediate division whose table was set for A Sweet Dinner. The candy themed setting consisted of a menu of sweet and crunchy broccoli salad, sweet Hawaiian rolls, sugar-cured ham, honey glazed carrots and candied yams. Left: Jr. division competitor Natalie Thames is ready for a luau. Her Hawaiian theme consisted of a menu of such items as a whole roasted pig, coconut rice, sweet potatoes, grilled pineapple and passion-fruit mochi ice cream. Reagan Robinson, competing in the intermediate division, talks to judge Lisa Tatum about her beach-themed setting. Lisa Tatum. Her shirt says creative, and that summed up her table and menu, which consisted of items such as fairy juice (ginger ale and lemonade). talk about her table. Right: Trinity Dyess, a Cloverbud, discusses her table setting with judges Debbie Broome and Tamara Dinkins. Legals B-sect Legals 3/8/18 NOTICE The New River Community Health Center Board of Directors will meet March 14, 2018 at 395 West Main Street, Lake Butler, FL 32054 from 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. 3/8 1tchg-B-sect


6B Telegraph, Times and Monitor B Section Letters Obituaries Elite & Upscale Travel Agency Jill DeSue Johnson Holiday Cruise December 2, 2018 4 Days Cruising out of Port Canaveral ( Orlando ) Nassau/Freeport Bahamas Interior $303.55 Ocean $353.70 Balcony $413.70 Price Based on double Occupancy per person cost. $25.00 per person Deposit due by March 25.eliteandupscale@gmail.com904-229-7476 Dear Editor: Those who have traveled outside the city limits, county & state lines and/or country boundaries [or walls if youre in the Trump camp] notice that most things never change remain stagnant in Bradford County. Travelers either (1) run home to what they consider the comfort of home and actively or passively oppose change because they truly desire that things remain in a holding pattern here; (2) stroll home to what they accept unchallenged in order to stay in a boat that rarely rocks because its sitting on a stagnant pond; or (3) limp home dragging their feet and tail behind them, kicking and screaming, because Gods plan for them, circumstances or fate (dependent on your belief system) have forced them back when they knew how Starke was, know how Starke is and cringe at how Starke will be if we-as citizens of Starke, Bradford County, the United States of America and Planet Earth-do not truly begin or intensify our efforts to love our neighbors AS OURSELVES. The Beatles sang it like this, All you need is love. Love is all you need. Bob Marley and holy Armageddon (one love). So when the man comes there will be no doom (one song). Have pity on those whose chances grow thinner. There aint no hiding place from the father of creation. Sayin one love, one heart, lets get together and feel all right. Im pleading to mankind (one love), Oh Lord (one heart). Give thanks and praise to the lord, and I will feel all right. Lets get together and feel all right. Countless others have sung, crooned, written and preached these sentiments, but perhaps one of the hardest things to do is to actually put anothers needs before ones own: To love like God loved us when He gave His save a planet full of folks who refuse to love anyone as much as they love themselves. All those folks have to do is simply believe given and admit it is not just the other guy or girl, man or woman, whose dirty deeds need to be forgiven but their own issues that also need to be pardoned. You may have learned the Golden Rule of Do unto others as you would have them do unto you or you might know it as Jesus dumbing down of Old Testament law in Matthew 22 for a group of Sadducees and Pharisees (scholars of Old Testament law) who constantly trailed him attempting to trip him up so they could discredit him. (Unable to do so, they later arrested him on trumped-up him.) A Pharisee baited Jesus with the following question in greatest commandment in the law? And Jesus responded in his usual down-to-earth, wise, direct manner: . . Thou shalt love the Lord thy God with all thy heart, and with all thy soul, and with greatest commandment. And the second is like unto it, Thou shalt love thy neighbor as thyself. On these two commandments hang all the law and the prophets. Having been born the last year babies were delivered at the I have lived in Starke much of my life. I have returned here as a traveler in all three categories at various points in my life and have lived in locales as far away as Nigeria, West Africa. Between the ages of 1 and 12, my family moved around the state of Florida a good bit, but we always returned to Starke to visit family. At that stage of my life, as with most children and adolescents, I fell into Category 1 of travelers returning to Starke. I saw Starke as somewhere I always wanted to be and never looked any deeper than the surface to see or care what lay beneath it. We moved back to Starke when I began seventh grade, and I graduated from Bradford High School in 1983. As I moved into high school, it did not take me long to slip into Category 2 in which I began to realize that there was a whole wide world outside our city limits that many of the residents had no interest in understanding, welcoming or embracing. In fact, those same residents did not do that great a job reaching out to and certainly not toward loving those within the city limits. Soon afterward, another sad realization hit me: Many grown people who had supposedly been taught the same lessons I had and who said they held the same values I did really did not even care about anyone outside their inner circle of family and friends. Some of these adults I even saw in church every Sunday. That is when I moved into Category 3 where I have remained until I began typing today. All I ever wanted to do was to live far, far away from Starke. The shorter my visit home, the better. Sometimes, if it had been long enough between visits and the visit was short enough, I could even revive the feelings I had in Category 1 when I thought Starke was a golden place. Today, I have resolved to put letter to the editor might bring a glimmer of hope to all who need love, a reminder to those who need to love more and a wakeup call to those who have never loved before. I am writing from the perspective of an enlightened (perhaps toolightened) adult because, as the Apostle Paul writes in the eleventh verse of 1 Corinthians 13, the Bibles LOVE chapter, When I was a child, I spake as a child, I understood as a child, I thought as a child: but when I became a man [in my case, a woman], I put away childish things. Earlier I was involved in a conversation that left me with a sick, powerless feeling, and keyboard, praying that once again the pen that is mightier than the sword will express thoughts I probably should have expressed years earlier in the hopes that new life might still break through the stagnant surface of this town and reach up, embracing positive light of a new day not cling to the darkness of what used to be and cannot be changed. Time and again, I have seen people with wonderful intentions present beautiful, constructive ideas for this community only to be shot down in their tracks. Outsiders, whether they have lived in Starke for 100 days or 100 years, are still blackballed because they are not from around here. Meanwhile, other smallindividuals whose ideas are only going to line their pockets and add to their own earthly kingdoms are promoted, praised and supported. Blind eyes are turned to wrongdoing; special allowances are made for undeserving people; and businesses that do nothing but promote the demise of entire neighborhoods, increase criminal activity and keep addicts in bondage to drugs, alcohol, gambling, overspending, etc. are endorsed. Where is the love in that? When will this brand of smalltown politics end? Will the light of a new day dawn for this community or will we simply sink to the bottom of this stagnant pond? In closing, I return to verses 1-3 of the LOVE chapter, 1 Corinthians 13: Though I speak with the tongues of men and of angels, and have not charity [love], I am become as sounding brass, or a tinkling cymbal. And though I have the gift of prophecy, and understand all mysteries, and all knowledge; and though I have all faith, so that I could remove mountains, and have not charity [love], I am nothing. And though I bestow all my goods to feed the poor, and though I give my body to be burned, and have not nothing. (1-3) With renewed hope for a brighter day, Kim Lawson Box Lacie Bisner STARKE Lacie Lee Bisner, age 78, of Starke passed away on Thursday, March 1, 2018 at E.T. York Care Center in Gainesville with her loving daughter by her side. Lacie was born on Feb. 17, 1940 to the late Ted Paul and Leila Mae Jackson Paul. Lacie was raised in Polk County and graduated from Bartow High School. She had a lengthy career at the Clerk of Courts at the Polk County Court House where she served for over 20 years until retiring. After retirement, Lacie relocated to Starke to be closer to her family. Lacie was an amazing mother and grandmother who loved her family dearly. She enjoyed traveling, going to yard sales, singing karaoke, and tending to her cats. Lacie also enjoyed being a member of VFW Ladies Auxiliary and learning about her family tree. Most of all, Lacie loved her family, especially her grandson and great grandsons. She was preceded in death by her parents; her loving husband of 35 years, Edward Bisner; her brother, Robert Paul; sister, Gladys Young; brotherin-law, James L. Young; and her great-grandson, Christopher James Gibbs, Jr. Lacie is survived by: her daughter, Terri (James Jimbo) Gibbs of Starke; her grandson, Christopher James Gibbs, Sr.; and her great-grandson, Connor James Gibbs. Arrangements are under the care and direction of V. Todd Ferreira Funeral Services and Archie Tanner Memorial Chapel, www.ferreirafuneralservices. com to sign the familys guest book. PAID OBITUARY Mary Brown STARKE Mary Yvonne Brown, age 89, of Starke passed away on Thursday, March 1, 2018 at North Florida Regional Medical Center in Gainesville with her loving family by her side. She was born in Pensacola on Feb. 27, 1929 to the late Charles Dwelle, Sr. and Mazie Stacey Dwelle Land. Yvonne was raised in Pensacola where she attended school and later met the love of her life, Harvey Frank Brown. Yvonne and Frank were happily married on July 25, 1952 and together they lovingly raised their son and daughter. Yvonne was a devoted wife and amazing mother. She took care of her family, loved being a homemaker, mother and wife, and she thoroughly enjoyed sewing and making clothing for her children and grandchildren. Yvonne was very crafty and talented with her hands. She enjoyed all crafts, but especially liked making bracelets and necklaces. Yvonne and Frank were longtime charter members of Morgan Road Baptist Church which was established June 18, 1972. She enjoyed attending church and loved all her church family. More than anything, Yvonne loved her family and preceded in death by her parents; her step-father, Pat Land; her loving husband of 55 years, Harvey Frank Brown; her brothers, Charles Dwelle, Jr. and Daniel Dwelle; and her sister, Norma Crooke Duran. Mary is survived by her loving children, Cory Brown and Kim Crews both of Starke; her brother, Sidney (Sharon) Dwelle of San Jose, California; grandchildren, Brittany (Joe) Luycx, Dallin (Erin) Crews, and Ashley Reese; two great-granddaughters, Sadie and Lettie Luycx; and several nieces and nephews. A Celebration of Marys life will be held on Friday, March 9, at 11:00 am at Morgan Road Baptist Church with Reverend Al Paulson, Sr. and Pastor John will follow at Forest Meadows Cemetery Central, 4100 NW 39th Avenue, Gainesville. The family will receive friends on Friday, an hour prior to the service at the church. Arrangements are under the care and direction of V. Todd Ferreira Funeral Services and Archie Tanner Memorial Chapel, www.ferreirafuneralservices. com to sign the familys guest book. PAID OBITUARY Warren Glen Darty ST. AUGUSTINE Warren Glen Darty, 35, passed away on Wednesday, Feb. 28, 2018 at home in St. Augustine. His family will hold a memorial service on Saturday, March 17 at 2:00 pm at Trinity 21, Keystone Heights. He is in the presence of Jesus, his Lord and Savior, and is now healed. St. Johns Family Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. PAID OBITUARY LAKE MILTON, OH of Lake Milton went to be with the Lord on Thursday, Feb. 1, 2018. He was born on March 30, 1948 to the Late Ancil W. Donald graduated from Bradford High School then joined the U.S. Marines. He moved to Ohio after his service to his country where he was employee with General Motors and retired. Donald was known for his stories and keeping everyone laughing. He enjoyed spending time with his family. He will be greatly missed. Donald was preceded in death by two brothers, Joseph E. and His survivors are his Pearson; two sons, Neal Newton Falls, Ohio, Leo (Joann) sisters, Sadie (James) McKenney of Hampton Lake, Janie Heiken of Andalusia, Alabama, Bernice (Johnny) Manning of Macclenny, Carolyn Mintz, Joan Buschel of St. Petersburg, Annette (James) Tomlinson and Evelyn Crawford of Starke. PAID OBITUARY Thomas Moore LULUThomas E. Moore, Jr. of Lulu passed away Tuesday, Feb. 27, 2018 in Melbourne, after a brief illness. Tom was born on Jan. 23, 1933 in Tampa. After receiving his degrees in music and business from Florida Southern University in 1959, Tom began his career Purchasing Agent at Lakeland General Hospital and later as a hospital administrator at Holmes Regional Medical Center in Melbourne. Eventually, Tom moved to his family homestead in Lulu where he served as hospital administrator of the Florida Reception and Medical Center until his retirement. Tom was a loving husband, father and grandfather who touched the lives of all he met. His quick wit and sharp intellect could always be counted on to provide a laugh or an entertaining story. Tom was also a talented musician that served for many years as the pianist and organist for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints in Lake Butler. Tom was preceded in death by: his wife, Nancy Moore and daughter, Rachel Tillman both of Lulu. He is survived by: his children, Thomas E. Moore, III of Palm Bay, Paul Moore of Palm Bay, Phillip Moore of Palm Bay, Patrick Moore of Port St. Lucie, William Rosier of Melbourne, Michael Rosier of Orlando, Scott Rosier of Orlando, and his daughters Kathy Rubel of Palm Bay, Jean Riggs of Sebastian, and Lisa Nelson of Melbourne. Tom also had 27 grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren, and three great great-grandchildren. A funeral service was held at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints in Lake Butler, on March 5. Arrangements are under the care of Archer Funeral Home, Lake Butler. For more information, please call PAID OBITUARY


Thursday, March 8, 2018 Telegraph, Times and Monitor B Section 7B Roof Leaks Re-Roofs Shingles Metal Low Slope Mobile Home Commercial Lifetime Roofs Siding Rotten Wood Replacement FREE ESTIMATES Locally Owned www.LewisWalkerRoofing.comGuaranteed Best Service Guaranteed Best Warranties Guaranteed Best Prices Toll Free 866-959-7663 Camp Blanding Scholarships The Camp Blanding Museum and Historical Associates will again offer scholarships to students in area high schools. This is the second year that the museum board of directors has approved the scholarship program. It is named in honor of Frank Towers, a World War II Veteran and dedicated member of the association. Last year the association awarded four, $500 scholarships to area students. Information and applications have been forwarded to high schools in Bradford, Clay, St. Johns, and Union counties. It is important that students contact their respective school counselors as soon as possible. There is a deadline for submission of applications. When applications are received they are screened by a committee established by the association. Award of scholarships is made during the Memorial Day week in May. For additional information, applicants may contact the Camp Kelly Richards STARKE Kelly Marie Richards passed away Wednesday, Feb. 28, 2018, at the of Bradford High School, St. Johns River Junior College, and Florida State University. Prior to her retirement in 2011, she spent her entire 35 year teaching career in Clay and Bradford counties. Kelly was an active member of St. Edward Catholic Church in Starke. She enjoyed travel, friends and family, and her many outreach ministries. Kelly was preceded in death by her parents, Galen W. and Catherine (Conner) Richards; and her sister, Lillian Palma Richards. She is survived by her brother and sister-in-law, Galen (Annice) Nixon; her nephews and nieces, Brian (Anne) Nixon, Brady (Stephanie) Nixon, Sheldon (Wendy) Nixon, Melinda (Michael) Allred, Joanna (Chris) Gregory and Liseanne (Jeffrey) Gregory; 31 great nieces and nephews; her aunt, Joyce Connors; her godson Carter; and her dear friend, Daune Overman. A Funeral Mass was held on March 5 at St. Edward Catholic Church with interment following in Crosby Lake Cemetery with Arrangements are by JonesGallagher Funeral Home of PAID OBITUARY Shirley Stalvey LAKE BUTLER Shirley Rosier Stalvey, 82, of Lake Butler died Monday morning, March 5, 2018, surrounded by her family and her friends, including her pastor and his wife Brother Danny and Sister Joyce Fouraker at North Florida Regional Medical Center in Gainesville following an extended illness. Mrs. Stalvey was born Dec. 14, 1935, to John Quincy Rosier and Annie Sapp Rosier in Lawtey. Mrs. Stalvey has lived in years. During her lifetime, she held positions as a Secretary at Prudential Life Insurance in Jacksonville, a seamstress at the Lake Butler Apparel Company in Lake Butler, a machinist at General Electric, Ever Ready, and Gates Battery Plants in Alachua, and a Union County school bus driver. She retired from Gates and General Electric in 1997. The positions she was most proud of were those of wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, sister, aunt and friend to many. She went out of her way to assist those that needed assistance, putting aside her own needs to ensure that others received the attention, love and care they needed, or desired. For the past 42 years, and up until her death, Mrs. Stalvey was a member of Trinity Baptist Church in Lake Butler. She loved Jesus and her church family. Mrs. Stalvey was a woman that loved her family and enjoyed family gatherings. She raised four daughters and proudly accepted the role of stepmother from a previous marriage. She was equally proud of all her children. Mrs. Stalvey was preceded in death by her loving husband parents, John Quincy Rosier and Annie Sapp Rosier; four Slade, Gertrude Cruce and Merle Rosier; two brothers, Bobby and Clifton Rosier; two daughters, Teresa Collins and Amy Hart; and three grandchildren, Justin and Staci Eaves, and Faith Gray. Mrs. Stalvey is survived by: a great-granddaughter, Anistin Arvin, who lived with her; two sisters and one brother, Sandra Rosier, all of Lawtey; two sons and six daughters, Merrell (Evon) Colchiski of Ocala, Deborah Hart of Lake Butler, and Shawn (Keith) Gray of Texas, Franklin (Tammy) Hart of Lake Butler who was like a son to her, Roy P. (Cheri) Stalvey of Indiana, Timothy Stalvey of Lake City, Anneliese (Rickey) Stafford of Glen St. Mary, Deborah Dean of Jacksonville, Denise (Victor) Fundora of Lake City; 20 grandchildren; 15 greatgrandchildren; several nieces; nephews; and dear friends in Union County. The visitation with family will pm at Archer Funeral Home. The funeral will be held Friday, March 9 at 11:00 am at Faith Baptist Church in Lake Butler, with Pastor Danny Fouraker (from Trinity Baptist Church) and Pastor Keith Gray (Mrs. Interment will be at Dekle contributions may be made to Trinity Baptist Church, 375 SW Arrangements are under the care of Archer Funeral Home, Lake Butler. For more information, PAID OBITUARY John Sutton STARKE John Madison Sutton, age 93, of Starke, passed away on Thursday, March 1, 2018 at his residence with his loving family by his side. He was born in Wayne County, Michigan on July 15, 1924 to the late John Sutton and Marion Boyle Sutton. Shortly after graduating high school, John enlisted in the United States Army where he proudly served our country during World War II. After serving three years in the Army, John continued his military career by joining the United States Air Force in 1951 where he served for four years during the Korean War. He earned numerous medals and accommodations including the Purple Heart Medal and Bronze Battle Star for his faithful service in the Combat Infantry. After being honorably discharged from the Army, John relocated to Bradford County where he met the love of his life, Joyce Broughton. They were happily married on Dec. wonderful years together. John was an amazing husband and father who loved his family dearly. He enjoyed his longtime career as a construction foreman for Guerdon Construction and Destiny Construction where he specialized in mobile home repair. After many years of dedicated service, John retired from the construction business. When he wasnt working, John enjoyed watching old Western movies, Smyrna Baptist Church, where he was a longtime member. Most of all, John loved his family and enjoyed spending time with them. He was preceded in death by: his parents, John Sutton, Marion Molesky and Bill Molesky; and his sister, Dolly (Carr) John is survived by: his loving wife of 50 years, Joyce Sutton of Starke; his children, Wayne Sutton of Gainesville, and Marian (Tad) Crews of Starke; his grandchildren, Christopher (Jennifer) Crews and Brandon (Holly) Crews; and his greatgrandchildren, Maddison Crews, C.J. Crews, and Levi Crews. A Memorial Service will be held Thursday, March 8 at 11:00 am at Smyrna Baptist Church please make donations to The Edwards Road, Starke, FL 32091. Arrangements are under the care and direction of V. Todd Ferreira Funeral Services and Archie Tanner Memorial Chapel, www.ferreirafuneralservices. com to sign the familys guest book. PAID OBITUARY Donna Williams KEYSTONE HEIGHTS Donna Elaine (Stern) Williams, 74, went to be with her Lord and Savior on Nov. 24, 2017 after a seven year battle with breast cancer. Born March 11, 1943 to the late James W. and Virginia K. (Horner) Stern of Friedens, Donna was born and raised in Somerset and lived her life in Florida. She was a graduate of Somerset High School and Zion Bible Institute, Rhode Island, where she met the love of her life, Joe. From there they made their home in Florida for 48 years. Donna loved her family and their times together. Her family will remember her for her chicken and dumplings. Besides her husband of 48 years, Joe Williams, she is survived by her children, Langston), Nathan and Cassandra Brownlee; grandchildren, Kaila Vaughn Smith, Joseph and Kayla Brownlee, Breanna Brownlee, Alexa Hagan, Randy and Raymond Morin; two great-grandsons, Lane Smith and Corbin Brownlee, on the way; two sisters, Marion (Rich) Smith and Janet (Ed) Rinker; two brothers, Russ (Vicki) Stern and Cliff (Janice) Stern. She is also survived by many nieces, nephews and friends. A memorial service will be held Saturday, March 10 at 2 pm at First Assembly of God, 8025 FL-100, Keystone Heights. A time of fellowship will follow at the church. PAID OBITUARY BY CLIFF SMELLEY Pitchers Cayden Martin and Trent Bryant combined to throw a three-hitter in the Bradford High School baseball teams 7-2 District 5-5A win over visiting Interlachen on March 2. Jacob Polk, who went 2-for4 with a double, and Peyton Welch each had an RBI for Bradford (3-2, 2-0). Polk also went 2-for-2 on stolen-base attempts. Brandon Anders hit a triple and went 2-for-2 on stolenbase attempts, while Leaton Mathews was 3-for-3 in base stealing. Martin started, giving up no and three walks, striking out and no walks, striking out two. The Tornadoes opened district play with a 4-3 win over visiting Santa Fe on Feb. 27, Johns and Bryant each had an RBI, while Sterling Raab hit a double. Polk was 2-for-2 on the base paths. Polk earned the win, giving innings on two hits and one walk. Tucker Stack started, giving up two runs in four walks. He had four strikeouts. Bradford played district opponent Newberry this past Tuesday and will host district opponent Keystone Heights on Friday, March 9, at 7 p.m. On Monday, March 12, the Tornadoes travel to play returning home to play Baker County on Tuesday, March 13, at 7 p.m. BHS baseball team beats Rams BHS wrestlers eliminated on st day of state BY CLIFF SMELLEY Logan Montemurro earned one win, but he and Bradford High School teammate Jesse Burch day of action at the Class 1A Montemurro, competing in the Figueroa. He bounced back to defeat The Vilalges Riley to Somerset Academys Sean Concepcion. Burch, in the 170-pound class, was pinned in 5:12 by Satellites Academys Mason Gordon. Gordon would go on to place third. KHHS baseball district start BY CLIFF SMELLEY innings werent enough for the Keystone Heights High School baseball team, which fell to 0-2 to host P.K. Yonge on March 2. The Indians (1-4) got an RBI each from Nate Gagnon, Connor Osteen and Will Yeldell. win on Feb. 27, with Cole Mattox hitting a two-run single as part of win over visiting North Marion. the two RBI, while Andrew Cox went 2-for-4 with a double and an RBI. Gagnon and Gary Searle each hit a double, with Searle driving in one run. Kaison Harvey and Stevie Rodriguez each had an RBI. Searle earned the win, giving up one run in four innings on three hits and one walk. He had two strikeouts. district game on Feb. 28, losing 8-3 to visiting Newberry. Mattox, Rodriguez and Colten Crane each had an RBI. The Indians played district opponent Santa Fe this past Tuesday and will travel to play district opponent Bradford on Friday, March 9, at 7 p.m. Williams wins 2 events for KHHS at Clay Co. Championships BY CLIFF SMELLEY Camryn Williams led the Keystone Heights High School two wins at the 25 th annual Clay County Championships, which were held March 2 in Middleburg. the long-distance runs, recording and a time of 12:22.55 in the 3200m. Teammate Shelby Phillips took second in the 3200m with a time of 13:29.15. Jerry Payne almost earned a as runner-up in the 800m with a time of 2:09.71. The girls team placed sixth out of seven teams, getting points from Jessi Yeldell in two events. Yeldell also helped Keystone earned points in the 4x400m relay, which placed fourth with a time of 4:39.08. Danielle Garvey, Lindsey Schrader and Mallory Dennis were also part of the relay.


Telegraph, Times and Monitor B Section Merle Norman returning to Starke Southern Roots bringing legendary brand back to downtown Downtown Starkes newest salon is bringing back a former downtown icon that has been absent for years. On March 17, Southern Roots will begin offering Merle Norman cosmetics and skin care products. Bringing back the iconic brand is something Southern Roots owner Shana Davis Sapp has been working on since opening the salon in July. Shana grew up in her grandmothers salon: Gladyss Beauty Salon. For around 45 years, Gladys Williamson styled hair on S.R. 21, just north of where American Legion Post 202 is located now. Shana operated her own nail salon in Gainesville for 11 years before starting an 18-year-career at Clay Electric. Last year, Shana returned to the profession with which she grew up and found the perfect venue to launch the next stage of her life. A vintage building at the corner of Starkes Call and Thompson streets, which formally housed the Strawberry Shana the opportunity to restore a historic part of downtown, and craft the open and welcoming atmosphere she wants to convey. I came in and took out everything, she said. New wiring, ceilings, plumbing, electrical. Its made a huge difference, and I love old buildings. I wanted it to be open, warm and inviting, she said of her new enterprise. When you walk into a salon, you not only want to walk out looking great, you want to walk in and enjoy the atmosphere and the company of the person that is doing your hair, nails or makeup. Shana added that the name of the studio: Southern Roots came from the same idea down home, and an inviting and welcoming southern atmosphere. She said the name and the look of the studio accurately captures the same welcoming manner she remembers from her grandmothers salon in Keystone Heights. I love it, she said. I love the people. I love the relaxing environment. I love making people feel good about themselves. Southern Roots specializes in hair, nails, eyebrow waxing, ear piercing and, of course, skin care, facials and makeup with the arrival of Merle Norman on March 17. Were really excited about getting it back, she said. Skin care is a really big thing to me. There are a lot of skin care products out there, but there are not a lot that have been around 85 years. I used Merle Norman in high school. Their skin care products are, bar none, the best skin care available. Plus, its something that you can get here, she added. You dont have to order it, you dont have to drive 30 miles to get it and its not a go-into-yourhome-and-sell-it kind of thing. Shana has six associates that help her deliver the down-home charm and knockout looks to women and men across North Florida. They are: Marlissa Rosier-Hales who is from Starke. Marlissa attended the Aveda Hair School in Jacksonville. Hair stylist Alexis Mowat attended the North Florida Technical College (formally known as the Bradford-Union Technical Center). Trevor Shuman is a hair stylist with 25 years of experience. He is from Jacksonville. Kayla Holsenbeck is a hair stylist from Starke. is a nail tech and makeup consultant from Keystone Heights. Michaela Marshall is from Gainesville. She is the studio manager and makeup consultant.


Thursday, March 8, 2018 Telegraph, Times and Monitor B Section 9B 40 Notices EQUAL HOUSING OP PORTUNITY. All real estate advertising in this newspaper is sub ject to the Federal Fair Housing Act of 1968 in which makes it illegal to advertise any pref erence, limitation or discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex or national origin, or an intention to make any such preference, limitation or discrimina tion. Familial status includes children under the age of 18 living with parents or legal custo dians, pregnant women and people securing custody of children un der 18. This newspa per will not knowingly accept any advertising for real estate in which is in violation of the law. Our readers are hereby informed that all dwell ings advertised in this newspaper are available on an equal opportunity basis. To complain of discrimination, call HUD toll-free at 1-800669-9777, the toll-free telephone number for the hearing impaired is 1-800-927-9275. For further information call Florida Commission on Human Relations, Lisa Sutherland 850-4887082 ext #1005. 42 Motor Vehicles & Accessories $CASH$ FOR JUNK cars, up to $500. Free pick up, running or not. Call 352-771-6191. 47 Commercial Property (Rent, Lease, Sale) DOWNTOWN STARKE for rent. 113 E. Call St. Call Freddie American Dream Realty at 904509-9893. COMMERCIAL BUILDING at 142 W Call Street, Starke. $550/mo. for in formation call 904-3649022. DOWNTOWN OFFICE. Across from P.O. $650/ mo. (formerly State Farm Insurance). Call 904-364-9022. SMALL OFFICE located at 119 N Walnut St. $400/ mo. Call 904-364-9022. 48 Homes for Sale 3BR/2BA WITH CAR PORT on Myrtle Street. New roof, new paint. available with down payment. Call 904-3649022. 50 For Rent FOR LEASE/FOR SALE/ LEASE TO BUY. 3BR/ 2BA house for rent. Tile place, 2-car garage. Lake access. Post Masters Village in Key stone Heights. $1,000/ mo. plus 1 month deposit. Call Dave 352-473-3560. 2BR/1BA APT. CH/A. Elec tric range, refrig. Hard up, close to schools. $650/mo. 1st mo. and sec. deposit. Senior & Milt. Discount available. Service animals only, references. Call 904966-1334. WE HAVE 2 OR 3 bed room MH, clean, close to prison. Call 352-4681323. NEWLY RENOVATED mobile homes. 3 BR/ 2 BA DW and 2 BR/ 2 BA. (One) 16x80 2 BR/2 BA. Lake Butler. 1-678-4386828. 1 BR/ 1 BA HOME OFF CRAWFORD Road. W/D hook-up. $600/mo & Deposit. Rental refer ence required. Service animals only. 904-7087622. SW IN COUNTRY. 3BR/ 2BA, CH/A, freshly painted, new carpet, mini blinds throughout, wood deck, nice yard, quiet area. 11071 SE 49th Ave. 550/mo. plus deposit. Senior dis count. 904-571-6561 or 352-468-1093. STARKE. 3BR/2BA. CH/A. DW. On 1 acre, across from country club. Im mediate occupancy. Large kitchen, wall to wall carpet. Window treatments. 60 foot back covered porch. Non-smoking. Service guests only. Free lawn care. $950/mo. $950 deposit. Call leave mes sage 904-662-3735. 53 A Yard Sales YARD SALE. St. Edward Catholic Church. 441 N. Temple Ave. March 9th & 10th. 8am-2pm, both days. YARD SALE. Thursday, Friday, & Saturday. 19684 NW State Rd. 16. Large variety of things available! YARD SALEFriday @ 1165 Wilson Road (2 blocks behind Shands Hospital) furniture, books, shoes, house hold items, Vera Bradley purses, lots of bargains. 53 B Keystone Yard Sales ESTATE/ MOVING SALESaturday 3/10. 8am2pm. 6860 Crystal Lake Road, Keystone. Bedroom, dining sets, outdoor furniture, art, kitchen items, tools, misc., & etc. 65 Help Wanted HELP WANTED Union County Sol id Waste Department General Laborer/In mate Supervisor I This is a full time po sition. Applicant must be able to successfully pass a drug screen and the DOC background check. Must have or willing to obtain a FL CDL License. This po sition is Monday-Friday From 7:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m. Please apply in person at the Union County Solid Waste Department, 15285 SW 84th Street or the Board of County Commission Street, Lake Butler, Flor ida 32054. Union Coun ty is an equal opportuni ty employer and gives Veterans Preference. LAKE BUTLER HOSPITAL RN-FT Please visit our web site www.lakebutler for more out an application. PH. 386.496.2323 Ext 9258, Fax 386.496.2105 Equal Employment Op portunity / Drug & To bacco Free Workplace DRIVERS: CDL-A: $2500 Sign-On! Dedicated Round Trip Van loads. Weekly Pay-$1250. Paid Orientation Marshall: 855-259-3747 OWNER OPERATORS: CDL-A. $5000 Sign-on! Dedicated Round Trip Van loads. Up to $2900 weekly Gross. Home Weekends. Marshall: 855-2593747. LAKE BUTLER HOSPITAL PRN Day Shift Para medic-12 Hour shifts. Please visit our web site www.lakebutler for more out an application. PH. 386.496.2323 Ext 9258, Fax 386.496.2105 Equal Employment Op portunity / Drug & To bacco Free Workplace. HELP WANTED: Sheet Metal Work. 904-368-0017. 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 RETAIL SALES/CASHIER position available, apply at Gator II Farm Sup ply. South of Starke on Hwy 301. HS Diploma required. UNION COUNTY SOLID WASTE is hiring Call Time Collection Site Attendants. Must have Valid D/L and be able to pass background check and drug screen. Please apply in person at the Union County Sol id Waste Department, 15285 SW 84th Street or the Board of County 15 NE 1st Street, Lake Butler, Florida 32054. Union County is an equal opportunity em ployer and gives Veter ans Preference. COMPANION/HHA. Strong healthy WF age 30-60 for elder ly Lawtey woman. Misc. duties 40+ wk. Ask for Kay 386-4028353. LAKE BUTLER HOSPITAL PTA & COTA-PRN Please visit our web site www.lakebutler for more out an application. PH. 386.496.2323 Ext 9258, Fax 386.496.2105 Equal Employment Op portunity / Drug & To bacco Free Workplace. PUBLIC WORKS OP ERATOR/LABORER City of Starke has a va cancy in Public Works for an Operator/Labor er. Some of the duties required may include performing routine main tenance on water/sewer water meters, load dirt and construction ma terials. Operates gas oline or other powered machinery and performs maintenance and manu al labor work, including digging, brush cutting and loading or un loading of materials. EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: High School graduation or possession of an ac ceptable general equiv alency diploma. One (1) year experience in heavy manual la bor and the use of hand and light power tools is preferred. (A comparable amount of training, education or experience can be sub mitted for the minimum qualifications). SALARY: $10 14 per hour, DOQ APPLICATIONS CAN BE PICKED UP AT FLORIDA WORKS AND RETURNED TO FLORIDA WORKS, 819 S. WALNUT ST., STARKE, FL 32091 904-964-8092. JOB CLOSES March 16, 2018 4 PM. THE CITY OF STARKE IS AN EOE. 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. 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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 (904) 964-6305 (352) 473-2210 (386) 496-2261 Classified Ads Where one call does it all! 904-964-6305 B EAT THE S UMMER H EAT LAWNS & MOREQuality work for your budget John Wood ~ 904-796-9311Insured Mowing & More!!FREE ESTIMATES NOW HIRINGPurpose of the position is to serve as the primary staff advisor to the Board of Directors relating to all Board matters. Conducts periodic assessment of school and community needs. 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Telegraph, Times and Monitor B Section CRIME Recent arrests in Bradford, Clay or Union The following individuals were arrested recently by local law Union or Clay (Keystone Heights area) counties. BRADFORD Gerald Dewayne Bryant, 42, of Lake City was arrested March 2 by Bradford deputies for a Calvin Jarrod Butts, 33, of Starke was arrested March 4 by Bradford deputies for a moving Tremaine Alvin Byrd, 33, of Gainesville was arrested March 2 by Bradford deputies for resisting an violation, third degree felony domestic battery and kidnap/ false imprisonment of an adult. According to the arrest report, law enforcement was called to a verbal disturbance at Northeast 225. Before arriving, the victim advised dispatch that the suspect (Byrd) had left the scene and they were with him in a gold Chrysler SUV, traveling on U.S. 301 toward Starke. The responding deputy located the vehicle and followed it through was conducted at the intersection of Bridges and Cherry streets. Both the driver and the passenger the driver (Byrd) was placed in handcuffs. Criminal background checks revealed that Byrd had only a Florida ID card and no valid license. The victim advised the deputy that she had been sleeping in the car while traveling and, after waking up, got into a verbal argument with Byrd, during which he struck her in the mouth, causing it to split open and causing her to lose two teeth. She also said that she had asked Byrd several times to stop and let her out of the car and that he had refused. Byrd denied striking the victim and said she was lying. He refused to sign a criminal citation when asked by the deputy. Elizabeth Ellen Carlisle, 28, of Green Cove Springs, was arrested by Bradford deputies on March 2 for violation of probation. Anthony Curtis Crummell, 49, of Jacksonville, was arrested March 3 by Starke police for failure to appear. Shawna Kaye Dell, 38, of Starke, was arrested by Starke violation, possession of drugs, possession of cocaine and possession of drug equipment. Clarence Edward Desue, 44, of Starke, was arrested by Bradford deputies on Feb. 27 on two counts of violation of probation. Earl Johnson, 25, of Lawtey, was arrested March 4 by Bradford deputies for a moving Kevin Wade Lewis, 31, of Lawtey, was arrested March 4 by Bradford deputies for possession of drugs, selling drugs and public order crimes. Starke, was arrested March 2 by Bradford deputies for violation of probation. Harold Lewis Moore, 27, of Macclenny, was arrested March 3 by Bradford deputies for failure to appear. Erit Jerome Myers, 18, of Waycross, was arrested March 4 by Starke police on an out-ofcounty warrant. Richard Craig Nipper, 49, of Brooker was arrested March 3 by Bradford deputies for two counts of trespassing after warning at the Dollar General in Brooker. Video surveillance showed him entering the store twice on March 2 and 3. According to a witness statement in the arrest report, on March 2 Nipper entered the store, for which he has an active trespass warrant for theft and walked to the beer coolers (the item he had been trespassed for stealing). He left the store within two minutes of entering without making a purchase and an employee checked the cooler and determined that one Heineken Tall Boy was missing, although the employee said they could not prove that Nipper took it. He was seen in the store again on March 3. Deputies went to Nippers residence, where he was living with his father. His father allowed deputies into the residence and took them to the room where Nipper was sleeping. He was told to dress and complied. Shortly after the deputy began speaking with him, Nipper started to complain about chest, heart and head pains. He was by the deputy and evaluated by BCEMS, who advised he be transported to Shands at Starke. He was released from the hospital and custody (due to his health condition) and charges were forwarded to the State Attorneys A call for service was issued by the hospital as Nipper had left still wearing some of the leads from a machine at the hospital. There were also calls about a man matching Nippers description walking into peoples yards and knocking on residents front door in the and Bradford deputies conducted a search of the area and located Nipper, who was then taken back into custody and transported to the Bradford County Jail. St. George, GA was arrested Feb. of-county warrant. Melissa Shortal Rowback, 52, of Starke, was arrested March 4 by Bradford deputies for battery. A deputy responded to a residence where he was advised by a father and son that Rowback had slapped the father in the face with an open hand (according to the son) or that she had been drinking and pushed him in the face (according to the father). According to the report, Rowback was contacted in the bedroom and appeared to be very drunk and admitted that she was. Rowback and the father had been years and he said they were set the week. She was arrested for battery (domestic violence). Cindy Zagora Taylor, 57, of Middleburg, was arrested March 2 by Bradford deputies for two counts of smuggling contraband into a detention facility. According to the arrest report, Taylor was working with two inmates in the Bradford County Jail to smuggle tobacco into the facility and leave it in a trash can last November. Robert Earl Terrell, 45, of Starke, was arrested March 1 by moving violation and resisting UNION COUNTY Joseph Ernest Belisle, 43, of Lake Butler, was arrested Feb. active Alachua County warrants, all for grand theft. Michael Crumb, 25, of Lake Butler, was arrested March 1 by Union deputies for failure to appear. Fight at high school bus ramp resilts in arrest deputies for battery-touch or strike, battery on an elected (a felony) and resisting a law violence. Deputies were called to the bus ramp at Union County High According to the arrest report the suspect was visibly agitated and stated several times he was going to beat that @#&%* @#$, referring to the victim. When asked to explain why he was so agitated with the victim, the suspect said he (the victim) had been posting things about him on Instagram. The deputy was advised by two members of the school staff that they had been struck by Staten while attempting to stop him from During the conversation with deputies, Staten took off running towards a bus occupied by several students, including the victim. He failed to comply with an order to stop running. When he got to the bus he confronted the victim and attempted to strike of the school staff and the deputy arrived at the bus and intervened, grabbing Staten. Staten then struck the victim in the face before being restrained. With assistance from school staff and UCSO Captain Lynn Williams Staten was placed in hand restraints and deputies were able to escort him safely from the bus and away from other students. Staten continued shouting obscenities toward the victim and threatening him with bodily harm. He was place in a car and told he was being attested and what the charges were. The report of the incident will be forwarded to the Department of Juvenile Justice for detention review. Adrienne Ann Swett, 30, of St. Augustine, was arrested March 1 by Union deputies for and crimes against a person for resisting property recovery by a retail merchant or farmer. A deputy responded to a call for retail theft at the Kangaroo convenience store on Eighth Street in Lake Butler. He was advised that a white female with red hair, wearing a pink top and blue jeans was seen by store personnel to remove a bag of Snickers candy and, possibly, a pair of sunglasses as well, from the store. The suspect had been approached by store personnel in the parking lot and asked about the items and she became argumentative, saying she had not taken anything. She then handed over the bag of Snickers, but denied taking anything else. She was told that law enforcement has been called and she took off walking north on Sixth Avenue. Upon arrival at the store the deputy was able to watch the stores security video and saw the suspect removing sunglasses from the rack. He then began a search to locate the suspect and located her walking north on Southwest Fifth Avenue. When she saw the marked car, she began to run. The deputy caught the woman he had seen on the surveillance video. When asked if she had ID she said no, but provided her name and DOB. She denied even being in the store and said she was looking for a tire store. She was advised she was being placed under arrest and was placed in the car. She had three bags in her possession when she was arrested and these were searched. Located in her purse was a pair of sunglasses with the tags still on them and a Florida ID card, which she denied having, was found in her wallet. The deputy took her back to the store where employee, who also advised that the glasses had come from the store. While at the Union County Jail, Swett became belligerent towards the deputy and the citizen of Union County, including the stated that she knew for a fact that she could not be arrested for stealing the Snickers candy that only cost $5 and made the comment that all of the deputies were uneducated. 42, of Gainesville was arrested March 3 by Union deputies for disorderly conduct on the premises of a business. According to the report, Richard (see below) were involved in an altercation in the parking lot of CVS pharmacy in Lake Butler. Both showed physical injuries, but the deputy was unable to determine, due to of the incident, who the primary aggressor was. Both were placed under arrest due to the fear that further violence would occur. on March 3 by Union deputies for disorderly conduct on the premises of a business. (see above) KEYSTONE HEIGHTS AND LAKE REGION Woman arrested for deputy Michelle Nanette Curtis, 45, of Keystone Heights, was arrested by Clay deputies March 4 for battery on a law enforcement violence and misuse of the 911 or E911 system. A deputy responded to Overlook Dr. in Keystone crash. He made contact with Curtis at the residence and explained his reason for being there. He told her he needed to talk to her son, who had been crash. The arrest report states that, at this time, the defendant began screaming obscenities dialed 911 four times. She was advised by both the deputy and the 911 operator not to call 911 if it was not an emergency. As the deputy approached the front porch, he reached out to grab her right arm to place her in custody and she ran back into her residence. While in the residence she continued to scream obscenities at the deputy. A second deputy arrived on the scene and was able to talk the defendant out of the residence. After speaking with deputy on the scene attempted to place the defendant into custody and she began to resist falling to the ground and pulling her arms towards her chest. While the deputy was trying to grab her left arm, she bit him on his left forearm, leaving a bite impression. The deputy began to loudly command her to stop resisting placed her in handcuffs and escorted her to a marked patrol vehicle. She was positively security number she provided. While in the back of the patrol vehicle, Curtis complained of having chest pains and shortness of breath and requested emergency medical treatment. County Rescue #23 responded and examined the defendant, advising that her vitals appeared normal and they did not transport her. On the way to the Clay County Jail she again complained of chest pains and shortness of breath and requested emergency medical treatment. County Rescue #13 responded and transported the defendant to Orange Park Medical Center for medical evaluation. She was cleared by Orange Park Medical staff and was transported to the Clay County Jail. Trina Renee Daughtry, 43, of Keystone Heights, was arrested Feb. 27 by Clay deputies for simple battery-domestic. A deputy was dispatched to an address on Gilda Court for a disturbance in progress. Upon arrival, he found that the defendant had thrown a plate at the victim, who raised his left arm to protect his face and received a laceration to his arm when the plate broke. The couple had been having an argument, the subject of which could not be determined due to the victims limited command of English. The victim said he had been drinking that evening and refused to complete a written statement or to answer the Lethality Assessment form questions. The victim and the defendant have been living together for approx. two years as family. The defendant was arrested because the victims injury was consistent with his statement. Brittany Nicole Fike, 27, of Keystone Heights was arrested March 4 by Clay deputies for violation of a temporary injunction for protection order with which she had been served. Keystone Heights, was arrested March 2 by Clay deputies for aggravated assault with a deadly weapon without intent to kill. According to the arrest report the defendant intentionally displayed a knife in a threatening manner and threatened to do harm to the victim, which whom he is involved in an intimate relationship. Upon arrival, the deputy located the victim and the defendant sitting on the ground. When the defendant was searched the knife was found in his right front pocket. Both denied that any physical contact had occurred and advised that at no time did the defendant threaten the victim with the knife. The complainant, who had made the 911 call to bring the deputy to the scene, stated she


BY CLIFF SMELLEY For a guest of honor, Kali Parker didnt have much to say, but words werent really necessary. Parkers actions did all the talking. Kali, who is 8, was spending her time when she wasnt being thrust into the spotlight running, jumping and playing with other children in the backyard of David and Brenda Kniseleys Starke home, where the March meeting of the Starke Shrine Club was held. Kalis parents, Todd Parker and Kelly Donn, were told she would never crawl, let alone walk. Yet there she was, as mobile as anyone else, all thanks to the Shriners Hospital for Children in Tampa. Shriners know the money they raise goes toward a wonderful cause, but to see the results of their efforts in person makes quite an impact. Its a wonderful thing, said It makes you want to try even harder. Kali and her parents, who live in Starke, were invited to the March 1 Starke Shrine Club meeting, where they enjoyed a home-cooked spaghetti dinner. David Kniseley, who is the noble president of the club, asked Kali to talk about the Shriners Hospital for Children in Tampa. She was a little shy about being in front of a group, but she did manage to get a few words out. When Kniseley asked her what she liked most about the hospital, she replied, That they were nice to me. Kniseley asked, What do you mean they were nice to you? They helped me, Kali replied. She was nervous, but Kniseley did get a laugh out of her when he said, You like the hats best, Starkes Carter named Player of the Year BY CLIFF SMELLEY Starkes Aundre Carter, a former Bradford High School football player who played his senior season at Clay High School, was named the Class 5A Offensive Player of the Year by Carter, who accepted a scholarship from the University of Idaho, rushed for 2,348 yards and 24 touchdowns. editor Joshua Smith was also instrumental in selecting the AllState football teams. Carter was a 4A Coach of the Year BY CLIFF SMELLEY Four Bradford High School team recognition, with 11 in all being honored in this years Class 4A All-State selections. Senior quarterback Zion Barber and senior wide receiver Chris Cummings offense. Barber, named to the team as a utility player, passed for 1,341 yards and 19 touchdowns and rushed for 805 yards and nine touchdowns. Cummings, who was named to the team as an athlete, caught 40 passes for 714 yards and 13 touchdowns. Lineman Gerald Smith and linebacker Taro Ward, who team picks as well. Smith had 77 tackles (eight for loss) and nine sacks, while Ward had 123 tackles and three interceptions. The defensive unit produced three second-team selections in Nathaniel Davis, Jaquez Mosley and Dallin Woods. Davis, a junior defensive back, had 102 tackles and three interceptions, while Mosley, a junior lineman, had 83 tackles. Woods, a senior linebacker, had 101 tackles. Senior offensive lineman Jakob Alvarez also earned second-team honors. Three players earned honorable mention: senior defensive lineman D.J. Mackey, junior running back Jeremiah Vaughn and sophomore offensive lineman Gavin Woods. publisher Joshua Wilson, who, with the help of coaches nominations and reviews of All-Area and All-County teams, selects the All-State teams, named coaches and players of the year in each class. His Class 4A Coach of the Year was Brian year, guided the Tornadoes to regional championship and 13 years. Thursday, March 8, 2018 Telegraph, Times and Monitor B Section 11B More than men in fezzes Shrine clubs in Starke and throughout the world help children with medical needs victim was confronted with the witness/complainant statement and admitted that the defendant had pushed her down and grabbed her by the hair, but continued to deny that he had threatened her with a knife. The victim did complete a written statement, but refused to complete a Victims Lethality form. She declined Public Safety. Hailey Autumn Roberts, 27, of Keystone Heights, was arrested March 4 by Clay deputies on a charge of simple domestic battery. Deputies: Child mentally abused Stephen Paul Terry, 32, of Melrose, was arrested Feb. 27 by Clay deputies from the Special Victims Unit for child for arrest warrant states that the child resided with Terry and Misti Marie Tomlinson (see below) and was hit with varying items including belts and shoes to the point of visible injury, was forced to remain in the bathroom for extended period despite the defendants knowledge of his fear of rats in the bathroom and was not allowed any items of kindness, even for positive rewards which were considered special treatment and was punished for accepting such items which would create potential jealousy (there are six other children in the household. A Kids First representative had visited the home to speak with the child, based on reports from staff at Melrose Elementary School and the child had to be retrieved from the bathroom. This led to a forensic interview with the child which revealed some of the details of the abuse. Misti Mari Tomlinson, 27, of Melrose, was arrested Feb. 27 by Clay Special Victims Unit deputies for child abuse (mental). (See above.) Cody Allan Summerlin, 25, of Melrose, was arrested by Clay deputies on the charge of violation of parole (battery) from Alachua County. CRIME Ward Smith Tomlinson Cummings Barber Individually, Yeldell earned running the 400m in 1:05.33 and jumping 27-10.25 in the triple jump. Haley Phillips placed fourth in the 800m with a time of 2:43.10. Schrader was sixth in the 800m Emily Loose also earned a Victoria Bannon placed seventh in the 300m hurdles with a time of 58.02. sixth with Clay, getting a pair of and the 4x400m relay. Alex Guy teamed up with Payne, Ryan Williams and Mason Stitt to run 3:45 in the 4x400m. Raymond Anderson threw while Marcus McGruder earned jumping 19-4 in the long jump and 39-7.75 in the triple jump. Tyler Shaw had a seventh3200m. TRACK players receive All-State honors BY CLIFF SMELLEY A trio of Union County High School seniors received honors with the release of the Class 1A All-State football teams, including Brian Scott and Charles Strong, who were both second-team selections. Scott was honored as a punter attempt. He had 27 attempts for a total of 1,097 yards. His longest traveled 57 yards. Strong, a running back who accepted a scholarship from Texas A&M, averaged 7.5 yards per rush, gaining 1,388 yards touchdowns. His longest run was Defensive lineman Maurice Strong, who accepted a scholarship from South Alabama, earned honorable mention after recording 31 tackles (19 solo, 14 for loss), eight sacks and nine quarterback hurries. He had three forced fumbles, one fumble recovery and one interception. Aundre Carter Keystone softball downs Bradford and Trenton to BY BRANDON LUDWIG After wins over PK Yonge, Palatka, and Newberry, the Keystone Heights High School Indians returned home this past Thursday to face rival and district opponent Bradford, in what became a game with high stakes. After Bradford defeated Santa Fe last Tuesday, a win by Keystone over the Tornadoes would help the team move into seed in Class 5A-District 5. and forth early, with both teams bringing the heat against each other and would remain a close game as late as the top of the fourth inning, when Keystone was only up 5-4. Heading into the bottom of the fourth, the Indians had an singles from Bailey Story, Skylar Rollins, and Molly Crawford bringing in runs, along with two runs brought in from a groundout from Ashton Ludwig and a double by Cami Worley, to give Keystone a 10-4 lead that they would not relinquish. The Indians would go on to score four more runs in the bottom of the sixth inning to Tornadoes. Friday night, Keystone showdown of the week, against Trenton; a team which had been undefeated at the time of their matchup. The Indians scored Molly Crawford, which brought in Ashleigh Jennings during the looked back. While Trenton fully loaded the bases on two different occasions, they managed to only score two runs during the game, thanks to the Indian defense. The winning effort was made possible as well by pitcher Daelynn Eatmon, who shined on the mound for Keystone, with four strikeouts and no earned runs against her. Keystone would hold on for the win 4-2 over extending the Indians winning streak to eight games. Keystone has had a busy schedule this week as well; they began the week by facing district opponent Fort White in the Indian Showdown on Tuesday (score not available by press time). Theyll face two more district opponents this week, traveling on the road on Thursday night to face the Palatka Panthers at 7 PM, before returning home this Friday night for a big game against Santa Fe High School (Alachua) at 7 p.m. These two matchups, especially the second matchup against the Raiders, will play a crucial role in determining district seeding for Keystone, Bradford, and other local teams for the postseason. Right: Kali Parker discovers David Kniseleys fez is a little too large.


dont you, referring to the familiar fezzes worn by Shriners. Kniseley then placed his fez atop Kalis head and had her pose for a photo. Then she was off to resume playing with the other children who were present. The only way youd know she was different from those other children was by noticing the braces on her legs. Otherwise, you probably wouldnt have guessed that shes paralyzed in both of her legs below the knees. diagnosis with results Kali Parkers parents were aware she was going to have potential problems before she was born. She was diagnosed as having lipomyelomeningocele, which is a fatty tumor as the The one lucky thing Kali had when she was born her tumor was closed, Todd Parker said. A lot of them are open. When theyre open, they get immediate nerve damage from the oxygen in the air. Kali still had to undergo spinal-cord surgery, but it wasnt performed immediately after birth. She had surgery when she was 4 months old. It was also at that time that she was diagnosed with clubfoot, which affected both of her feet. We imagined shed be in a wheelchair, Parker said. Kali was put into braces that left her legs in bloody blisters. Kelly Donn said her daughters legs wouldnt stop bleeding unless pressure was applied to them. They were horrible, Donn said of the braces. I was like, something else. Something else turned out to be a trip the Shriners Hospital for Children in Tampa. Parker said he was aware of the hospital because of Jacksonville friends who are Shriners. Donn said the idea to go came from talking with Kalis pediatrician about other options. Parker said the doctor the family talked to at the hospital made it sound like treating Kalis condition was no big deal at all. The doctor said, Ill have her walking. Dont worry about it. It was a far cry from what Kalis parents had been hearing. Donn said they were told Kalis surgery would take three hours, but it actually took less than an hour. She and Parker were amazed when Kali was attempting to stand on her feet that night after her surgery. It was about three months after her surgery, she started walking, Donn said. We came in from physical therapy one day, and I sat her by her toy box. I looked over. The next thing I knew, she was gone. Never stopped since. Parker said when he comes across people looking for worthwhile organizations to donate money to, he speaks up for Shriners Hospitals for Children. I will do anything for them, Parker said. Changing lives A brochure for Shriners Hospitals for Children includes the following: Where hope and healing meet, compassion and expertise come together, and lives are changed. Tampa is one of 22 Shriners Hospital locations throughout North America. The Tampa hospital specializes in orthopedic care. Perhaps just as impressive as the quality of care is the atmosphere. Noble Scribe Ted Barber of the Starke Shrine Club took a tour of the hospital in Tampa, saying, The children are having a ball. They want to come back. Its not like a normal hospital where you want to get away from it. Barber described the friendliness of the staff as unbelievable and said he was impressed that the doors to the rooms dont have numbers. Instead, they bear pictures of different animals. I thought that was a fantastic thing, that the children were able to identify their room not by a number, but by an animal of some sort, Barber said. Past Potentate Frank Cruce said the reason he became a Shriner was to help children. Touring the hospital in Tampa was a touching experience. If you ever tour it, youll remember it from that point on, Cruce said. If you dont walk out with tears, theres something wrong with you. Ive been probably 20 times or more. Hospitals helps children with burns, spinal-cord injuries and cleft lip and palate as well, with each hospital specializing in an area. For example, the hospital in Philadelphia specializes in spinal-cord injuries. Barber said a youth in Lake Butler who fell off a roof and became paralyzed received care at that hospital. Cruce said he didnt know how many children in this area have received care at the hospital in Tampa, but we do have a lot thats been there. Shriners Hospitals provide care free of charge, relying on the generosity of donors. Collections for care The Shrine Club of Starke does its part to support Shriners Hospitals for Children by holding what Shriners call paper drives at least twice a year. Paper drives are where Shriners stand at road intersections and collect money. Such efforts help Shriners Hospitals for Children provide care free of charge. When people give, they can understand that 100 percent of it goes to the hospital, Starke Noble Past President Scott Roberts said, adding, It goes straight to the hospital to help these kids get the best treatment in the world free. Its really quite remarkable. Approximately 85 percent of Shriners Hospitals operating budget is spent in direct support of the organizations three-part mission: patient care, research and education. Usually, the credibility is very high because Shriners have always done what they said they would do, Roberts said. Seeing those men in fezzes out at the intersection of U.S. 301 and S.R. 100 prompts so many people to make a donation and oftentimes share stories about family members or friends who received care at Shriners Hospitals. Its not like were having to pull money out of these people, Roberts said. So many people just roll their window down and want to give right away. Kniseley said though its not always easy for them to get the money to the Shriners at ground level, so many drivers of tractor-trailers want to give, too. Kniseley joked, Theyll attach it to a rock and throw it at us. trailer drivers are generous, which makes the long walk from the front of a semi to the next vehicle in line worth it. I got a $100 bill from a semi I got so excited. For more information on Shriners Hospitals for Children, please visit shrinershospitalsforchildren. org. If you know of a child who needs help, have a parent or guardian call 800-237-5055. If youd like more information on the Starke Shrine Club, which is the oldest chartered club in the Morocco Temple, please call Noble 0012. 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