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BY ATHIE SANDERS Special to the Monitor Week one of the 2018-2019 school year is in the books after Lake Region students in Clay and Putnam counties headed back to school August 14 at Melrose, McRae and Keystone Heights elementary schools. The activity levels were upbeat and happy across campuses as students checked and meet their teachers. Parents accompanied students carrying bags of classroom supplies in accordance with requested supply lists.Melrose Elementary SchoolMelrose Elementary School serves 406 students pre-K through sixth grade with 28 faculty members and a staff of receptionist Tiffany Williams offers a warm welcome that sets the tone for what can only be a happy visit to the small jewel of a school tucked away in the small town of Melrose. Many of our faculty and staff went to school at Melrose and many of them also graduated from Interlachen High School. The school is the center of the Melrose community because so many people attended here when it was a high school, said Leah Lundy, principal. The last senior class graduated from Melrose High School Lake Brooklyn up another 11 inches in JulyBY DAN HILDEBRAN Managing Editor A St. Johns River Water that continued above-average rainfall pushed water levels on Lake Brooklyn up another 11 inches in July. Christine Mundy, Chief of the districts Bureau of Water Resource Information told the organizations governing board, during its August meeting that district wide rainfall totals remained 13.4 inches above average. Flagler County now has the highest 12-month rainfall of 72.7 inches, which is more than 20 inches above its average, Mundy said. In fact, Putnam, Marion, Flagler and Volusia counties all had more than 15 inches above their average rainfall over the last 12 months. Mundy said that because of continued above-average rainfall amounts through most of July and into the beginning of August, the central Florida portion of the St. Johns River experienced The entire system was saturated including large tributaries like the Econ River, she said. Fortunately, water levels have since dropped below Mundy said Upper Floridan Aquifer conditions at the end of July were mostly in the high USPS 114-170 Keystone Heights, Florida Thursday, August 23, 2018 45th Year 16th Issue 75 CENTSLake Region Monitor Lake Region Monitor Deadline Monday 5 p.m. before publication904-964-6305904-964-8628 kindergarteners come to school each day providing them an opportunity to adjust into Water management district assists BY DAN HILDEBRAN Managing EditorThe St. Johns River Water Management District approved a $15 million budget amendment during its August meeting that will assist in creating a buffer zone around Camp Blanding. In agreements with the U.S. Department of Defense and the North Florida Land Trust, the water management district will receive the funding from the federal government and then pass the money to the land trust. The trust will own and manage the acreage. The money is funding the acquisition of 5,204 acres within Clay County. Kimberly Hall, a property specialist with the districts real estate services department said that since 2004, the water management district has participated in over 8,900 acres of buffer acquisitions, 80 percent of which are privately-owned conservation easements. Buffer programs like these are implemented by the Department of Defense to Indians fall short in preseason game this story. Lakes hosts WorkshopBy popular demand, The Garden Club of the Lakes is hosting a Fantasy Garden Workshop at 10:00 a.m., on Saturday, Sept. 8. The young and young at heart are invited. Participants will be able to select a dinosaur garden, fairy garden or jungle garden to design and plant. There is a $20 registration fee for each garden. More than one person can work on a garden. All supplies and plants are provided for your creative garden. The workshop will be held at the Faith Presbyterian Church, 2738 State Road 21, Melrose, located midway between Keystone Heights and Melrose on the corner of State Road 21 and Southeast County Road 21B. Please register at the HEALTHY LIVING 4 U, at 179 South Lawrence Blvd., Keystone Heights. Seating is limited so register as soon as possible You must be pre-registered to attend the workshop. If you have questions about the workshop or Garden Club do not hesitate to contact the clubs president, Jackie Host at (352)473-8095.Wreaths Across America accepting orders and donationsRemember: Our veterans who have passed away. Honor: Those veterans who are still with us or are still serving today. Teach: Our children about our veterans. needing many donations at this time to be able to lay a holiday wreath on all of our veterans grave sites here in our local cemetery. Our deadline will be here before we know it. You can send a donation of one wreath for $15, or if you buy two for $30 you will get the third one free. We are in need of 650 wreaths. If you have a veteran in our local cemetery, please send your check to us as soon as possible to Wreaths Across America, P.O. Box 25, Keystone Heights, FL. 32656 or to Joan Jones at 6030 Blueberry Hill Road, Keystone Heights, FL. 32656. Make your check payable to Wreaths Across America and list our location code of #FLKHMG and our group number #FL0217OR on your the sustainability of military missions, she said. Without the buffer programs, these installations and training centers like Camp Blanding face training restrictions which result in more expensive or inadequate training and testing, threatening their future. Hall added that when proposed buffer acquisitions overlap with areas targeted for natural resource conservation, the acquisitions create a As in this instance, she said, the lands are located largely within the southernmost portion of the northeast Florida timberland watershed reserve Florida Forever project. Through conservation and preservation within these buffer areas, compatible uses adjacent to military installations are achieved. General Douglas Burnett, a water management district governing board member and former adjutant general of Florida, told his board colleagues that the buffer program is essential for conducting night training at Camp Blanding. He said that warfare has transitioned to a nighttime activity and keeping manmade lighting away from the training center is necessary for operating night goggles and other nocturnal equipment. He added that Camp Blanding is one of only nine large-maneuver training sites within the country and is ranked in the top three in many categories. He also said that as the facility continues to develop, it will provide more jobs to the local economy.


The Monitor looks back at 1974Keystone Heights Mayor Ray Starnes (left) looks on as Robert W. Mojonnier of the Stevens Foundation and Don Morgan architect present the proposed community to the public.From the January 31, 1974 Monitor$4 million Retirement planned for 100 job openings, 300 new residents seen for Keystone Heights area.A $4 million retirement community will bring an estimated 300 to 330 residents and 80 to 100 new job openings to the Keystone Heights area, it was revealed at a meeting in the Park-of-the-Palms Chapel Monday night. Robert Mojonnier, vice president and secretary of the Stewardship Foundation Inc. of Wheaton, Ill., who will provide that if work is started in April as anticipated, it is possible that residents will be moving within a year. The target date for completion of the entire complex is 1979. Included in the project will be three, three-story apartment buildings with a total of 204 units, a 50 bed nursing home, a new church building with a 500seat capacity, a 30-bed lodge, a new dining hall with 350-seat capacity, and a recreation area, including the existing pool, green, and other facilities. The new development is the outgrowth of a merger of two corporations, Park-of the-Palms Church, and The Stewardship Foundation Inc. The present facilities and property of the Park-of the-Palms will be absorbed into the planned community with the exception of the Park-of-the-Palms Chapel which will continue as a separate corporation. Monday nights public meeting was attended by many residents of the present Parkof-the-Palms community who were assured by architect Don Morgan that there would be an effort to maintain openness in the development with the least possible removal of trees. All utilities will be underground, Morgan said. There will be elevators in all buildings, soundproof walls and doors, sidewalks completely surrounding every building, and a covered walk to the dining room. Morgan said there would also be a docking area for small boats, and gazebo-type shelters near the lake where The landscaping will include fountains and ornamental plantings. In an answer to an inquiry about doctors to staff the new nursing home, Morgan said he had a recent inquiry from a group of Jacksonville physicians interested in on Highway 100 across from Park-of-the-Palms. The architect said that new buildings would follow a tropical style of architecture with heavy decorative beams in natural woods. Mojonnier said that several details must be settled before starting work this spring. zoning, with an application to the Clay County Zoning Board in February, asking for development since buildings of various types are involved. Taxexempt status for the project will also be sought, Mojonnier said. A self-contained package sewer plant will be utilized See 1974, 4ALake Region candidates address environmental issues at forum in BrookerMelroses Stasia Rudolph and Tom Germano were amoung the candidates speaking at an environmental forum in Brooker last week. The Bradford Environmental Forum offered state and local candidates the opportunity to deliver their environmental platforms. attended, a crowd of about 50 listened to the candidates views and questioned them preserving sensitive lands and phosphate mining in Bradford and Union counties. The speakers were Tom Wells and Yvonne Hinson running for Congressional District 3 from Gainesville; Paul Still running for Florida House District 19 from Sampson City; and Bradford County Commission District 4 candidates Tom Germano and Stasia Rudolph of Melrose. District 4 candidate Danny Riddick had a family emergency. Wells is a nuclear physicist, and Still has a doctorate in plant pathology. Hinson has a masters degree in education, while Germano and Rudolph have degrees in business administration. The crowd was pleased to see people and higher education willing Despite differing party shared common ground on environmental issues. They all acknowledged the fragility of the aquifer; all were keenly efforts underway. Still said by re-directing excess water from Chemours to Keystone, the state could save most of the $41 million that is currently allocated for the Black Creek Project that would pump water from Black Creek at Penny Farms to Keystone. Taking the Chemours water out of Starke along Alligator Creek in Starke, according to Still. The candidates talked about land preservation and conservation as an economic boost in ecotourism and related commercial enterprises. They even talked about affordable housing and the need for careful planning, were opposed to the phosphate mine proposal in Bradford and Union counties as a risk to the wells and the aquifer, and as a detriment to property values and future growth. Refreshments were served, and it was announced that to walk the talk, no Styrofoam would be used. The plastic cups and glass mugs would be washed and reused, and the paper plates composted or burned. At the end, less than half a bag of trash was headed had been a great success. The Brooker Community Center also gained a podium, donated by Rudolph. Emcees Carol Mosley from Graham and Kate Ellison from Melrose timed the candidates and asked for audience respect for all points of view. Rather than rowdiness, they suggested a thumbs up or down, or American Sign Language silent clapping (holding hands up and shaking them). The audience enjoyed silent clapping, and it provided needed comic relief. The Bradford Environmental Forum group said this is just the start of bringing together thinkers and doers to share environmental expertise and planning ideas with local stakeholders. Yvonne Hinson Tom Wells Stasia Rudolph Still said by re-directing excess water from Chemours to Keystone, the state could save most of the $41 million that is currently allocated for the Black Creek Project that would pump water from Black Creek at Penny Farms to Keystone.


Thursday, August 23, 2018 Lake Region Monitor 3A learn. YOUTH SOCCER For more information call: Trevor Waters at 352-246-7776 Registration forms on website www.keystoneyouthsoccer.comYouth Soccer AGES 4-18FALL SEASONSeason is Sept 9, 2018 to May 19, 2019 THE FEE is $70.00. Payable to KYSC. Supplied uniform will be jersey, shorts & socks.Register at 7374 SR 21 N Keystone Heights in 1968, after which grades 6 through 12 were moved to Interlachen High School. The elementary school has seen additions over the years to accommodate the growing community and currently has two additional classroom wings and a new administration suite and media center. The schools theme this year is A Hero Within which focuses not on the popular superheroes but on the heroes within the community, school and classroom. Last year we started a kindness challenge and we wanted to continue with that idea. A hero can be many different personnel, doctor, a kind person, someone respectful, etc.) Our goal is to help all our students said Lundy. Melrose Elementary is not incorporating new programs this year but has changed the structure of some of its classes in order to ensure students get what they need. This year we plan to increase learning gains with all of our students. We plan to increase parent involvement at nighttime events and we plan to incorporate kindness throughout our weekly lessons, said Lundy. Putnam County Deputy Sheriff R. Webb is currently assigned to the school but will rotate out to different assignments throughout the year. My job is here. Its not just what is going on in the world, but I am here to encourage students in learning and in life. I engage make contact with every student every day, said Webb. In response to the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooting, Putnam County has chosen to place guardians within its elementary schools. In addition to a guardian in each school, administrators have also will rotate among the elementary The guardian is a staff member. They are not teachers. Guardians have received more training than an incoming deputy would have received. They will be armed and will not schools to provide an extra level of security, said Allison Waters, the Putnam County Sheriffs McRae Elementary SchoolMcRae Elementary School serves 510 students in grades pre-K through sixth grade. It has 47 teachers and 34 other staff personnel. Principal Tammy Winkler said, We are so excited about the new school year. McRae made the top gains in improvement in the district last year. We made a 123-point gain moving us from a low-C school to a high B school. Teachers, assistants and coaches all worked together collaboratively to support students. We were just three points from being an A school last year. McRaes theme this year is Under the Sea. Teachers and students are having fun with the theme focusing on learning more about creatures living in the ocean. The plan is to show students videos of animals that live in the sea at various times and in various locations, like in the cafeteria during wait times before lining up and waiting for their teachers to return to class. Many of our students have never seen the ocean so we are excited about giving them this opportunity, said Winkler. During preplanning McRae teachers engaged in studying and practicing Level Literacy Intervention strategies to improve student reading comprehension. A goal this year is to teach students strategies that will improve their ability to read factual comprehension selections and summarize the content to strengthen reading comprehension at their independent reading level, said Winkler. Their independent reading level is determined by pretesting, then they are placed in small groups with others on their level. Small groups enable us to maximize instructional time and increase student We have a brand-new reading coach: Heather DeVare. She is going to support teachers in the classroom by moving into the classroom and co-teaching as well as planning with the teachers. They will rely on student data and research. She will assist by locating rigorous, interesting materials for student instruction to apply comprehension skills, said Winkler. With the reading coach pushing in to co-teach, classroom teachers will be able to add more smallgroup instruction. Students will be taught concentrated comprehension skills, added Winkler. This year District Title 1 awarded McRae a PITSCO Science Lab. The lab will allow students to work collaboratively to complete missions promoting mastery of science standards, said Winkler. The lab contains a wide variety of science experiments providing hands on experiences of science concepts. This summer the district provided teachers and assistants training on all resources and lessons. grade students, who will be science assessment this year, the opportunity of having fun, hands-on science lessons. The lessons are highly engaging and will allow our students to reach mastery of science concepts. Fifth graders are responsible science standards at the time of the test. So, this program will opportunity to practice all the science standards, not just those in the 5th grade curriculum, said Winkler.Keystone Heights Elementary SchoolKeystone Heights Elementary School serves 820 students in grades pre-K through sixth grade. The school employs 47 grade-level faculty members along with 110 staff personnel. We have been an A school for the past two years, so we know we are on the right track with academics. This year we are focusing on incorporating STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts and math) into our curriculum in order to enrich our already strong program, said Melanie Sanders, principal. This years school theme at Keystone Elementary is Full Steam Ahead. During preplanning, teachers spent a half day being introduced to, and engaging in, some of the STEAM activities students will be participating in during the school year while in resource classes. We went to the gym to introduce STEAM as it will be applied in PE class, teachers got to try out an activity students will be doing, said Sanders. It was fun, informative and also created to be a team-building activity as well. We purposely placed teachers with others they did not know very well, she added. classes, art students at KHES were presented an art lesson built around the periodic table information was built into the art lesson, students created an art square representing themselves. They used their with lower case last name initial to create their element name on their square. Other pertinent personal information, such as their age, was used to replicate the element square. Marlena Conrad, art teacher, combined all these squares to build a table of KHES elements including all 800-plus students. Last year Title 1 resources provided KHES with the startup of a science, technology, engineering and math lab. Mr. Greene will continue to teach STEM for his second year as a resource class. The entire student body rotates through resource classes: art, music, library, STEM, computer lab and PE. All of our student body rotates through our resource classes, including VPK, said Kimmie Chapman, principals secretary. Keystone Heights Elementary kindergarten teacher kindergartener entered the classroom. With mom are big Leah Lundy and Deputy R. at Webb Melrose Elementary School Morning parking lot crossing guard Kayla Roberts assist


initially Mojonnier said with the possibility of tying in later with the system proposed to be constructed by the city of Keystone Heights. The temporary plant would be designed to handle 80,000 gallons of waste daily. Water for the 22 acre development would be provided by drilling a deep well. If water is available from the Keystone Heights system eventually, the new well could be used as a backup system, Morgan said. Park-of-the-Palms was originally established on the shores of Brooklyn Lake about 40 years ago by George Pop Tibbett for use as a winter conference grounds in conjunction with his summer conference center Camp O The Woods at Spectacular, NY. After Tibbetts death, the park was operated by his protege Gordon Purdy until its sale to the Florida Gospel Pioneers Inc. several years ago. The name of the corporation was later changed to Park-of-thePalms Church Inc. Robert Willy, who has been director of the park in recent years, will remain with the new organization as conference director or some similar capacity. It is also expected that John Meyer who is an administrator at the park, will also remain with the new development.From the April 18, 1974 Monitor appointed principal of KH ElementaryThe Clay County School Board approved the appointment of David L. Owens as principal of Keystone Heights Elementary School for the year 1974-75. Owens has served this past year as assistant principal at S. Bryan Jennings School in Orange Park. Prior to this time, he was a physical education supervisor for two years at Orange Park Middle School. A native of Georgia, Owens graduated from Georgia Southern College and received his masters degree at Middle Tennessee State College. The Owens family (wife Marsha and two children) plan to move to Keystone as soon as stated Owens. Mrs. Owens will be a guidance counselor at the new high school. Charles Rider, currently principal of Keystone School, will become the principal of the high school and Hubert White, assistant principal. In other action at the April 8 meeting, the board approved project for library resources in the amount of $16,495. Most of the resources are slated for the Keystone schools, in order to bring their libraries up to standards of other schools in the county, stated Tom Smith. After discussion of awarding bids for fencing, Richard Lovorn, school board member, noted that general fencing plans for Clay County schools did not include the Keystone schools. Smith said fencing for Keystone Heights will be included in next years budget. The bid for metal lockers for the Keystone High School was awarded to Universal Seating Company of Jacksonville. Board members approved a request by Jesse Tynes, school superintendent, to establish an average of 25-students-to-one teacher in kindergarten through sixth-grade for all Clay County be held exactly as some classes may have less than 25 and some may have 26 to 27 students, stated Tynes. Each school will pick up approximately two more teachers and two more classrooms depending upon the enrollment. Mrs. Lorraine Furuseth appeared before the board to object to the reappointment of Thomas Moe as principal of Orange Park High School. Mrs. Furuseth said there were numerous complaints and problems concerning the principal and people in the area would like a hearing on the matter. Tynes backed Moes appointment and said the community would be losing a worker and very capable. The board agreed to hear both sides at a special meeting to be held April 23 at 4 p.m.From the September 5, 1974 Monitor200 attend high school dedication became a reality for Keystonearea residents and taxpayers with the completion of the into the new Keystone Heights Junior-Senior High School for the 1974-75session. Approximately 200 people attended an open house at the new Keystone Heights JuniorSenior High School August 29 to view the interior of the building and listen to speeches by Clay County School Superintendent Jesse P. Tynes and School Board Member Richard Lovorn. Tynes told the audience that he has worked for many years to get funds for this school and faced many obstacles before it became a reality. The state used to require 1,500 students (10th through 12th) before releasing funds toward a new high school, said Tynes, but now has realized the need for the smaller school. During the course of his speech, Tynes emphasized cooperative school board in order to have a well-run school system. We have that kind of school board, stated Tynes. They (the board members) look at the need of the whole county and then decide the most feasible and economical way to get the job accomplished, Tynes said. He went on to say that if one member would get for his own district, then there would be squabbles. If you had a divided school board, you probably wouldnt have a new school, Tynes told the audience. Of all the school board members, Lovorn probably gives me the most argument, Tynes said jokingly. At the close of his talk, Tynes urged the young people to take pride in their school. He said it is extremely disappointing to see vandalism and asked students to look down on those who try to destroy the facilities. Lovorn presented a history of Keystones school in the form of a fairy tale describing the high school graduating class and a happy ending of a new modern separate high school. presented to the school by Mariam E. Slocum in the memory of Bernard Slocum who was a World War I veteran and a resident of Keystone Heights for nine years. As introductions and speeches were being given, a storm developed outside and soon there was rain dripping through the science room. Frank Walrath said when contacted about the problem that a hole had been cut in the roof for a vent and once this was installed there should be no problem. Walrath also stated this was the most unfortunate time for a rainstorm but was sure the problem would not reoccur upon completed installation of the vent. The total contract amount, with change orders and alternatives, reached a sum of $724,704.65, said Ernest Triest of Triest Construction Company in Keystone Heights, low bidder on the contract for on the new Keystone Heights High School. Triest also added that with a separate contract on the sewage treatment plant, located in the southwest corner of the site for $40,974, the total amount for the project was $765,678.65. Another local contractor Jimmy Bell of Bell Electric, won the subcontracting electrical bid at around $65,000, which included the sewage treatment plant. Triest stated last week he had just signed a contract for additional sidewalks around the campus and an intercom system to reach the temporary buildings, and for more electrical outlets in the home economics section. According to Triest, an $8,000 savings was made to the owners due to unavailability of materials. This is done with the substitution of brick block in lieu of Corospan panels previously estimated for the exterior of the building, Triest said. The announcement of the new Keystone High School was made in June 1973 when architect Don Morgan and School Board Superintendent, Jesse P. Tynes presented plans and drawings of the new school to Keystone Rotarians. During this meeting, Morgan explained the three-phase construction operation, with the budget set at $500,000 and the completion of the third and at $1,573,510. Frank Walrath, an associate of Don Morgans architectural assume that this estimated price on future construction would have to be increased due to our country. In October, 1973, Triest was awarded the contract on the new school construction with his low bid submitted at $665,974, outbidding three other contractors for the job. Land clearing was started immediately following the opening of the bids and groundbreaking ceremonies took place on October 17, 1973 with Principal Charles Rider, Superintendent Jesse P. Tynes, Dick Lovorn, school board member, architect Don Morgan, contractor Ernest Triest and subcontractor Jimmy Bell on hand with gold shovels.From the November 7, 1974 MonitorKH High School principal dies suddenly SundayCharles B. Rider, 53, principal of Keystone Heights High School died suddenly Sunday morning, Nov. 3 in Jacksonville of a heart attack. He was buried Tuesday in the Keystone Heights Cemetery following 11 a.m. funeral services in the Keystone Heights Community Church conducted by the Pastor Leroy Lewis. At the time of his fatal attack, Rider and his wife Marjorie were staying with their daughter and son-in-law Mr. and Mrs. Richard Martin in Jacksonville and had attended the Shriners convention over the weekend. According to reports from various Shriners attending the convention, Rider showed no signs of illness prior to his earlymorning attack. Rider was born on October 2, 1921 in Marion, Indiana, became a resident of ago when he was appointed principal of the Keystone Heights Elementary and High School. He was president of the Keystone Heights Shrine Club and an active Rotarian. He was a veteran of World War II and a member of the Melrose Masonic Lodge and attended the Keystone Heights Community Church. principal of the new Keystone Heights High School. After the Rider made the comment that it had been the smoothest opening day he had experienced since coming to Keystone. Clay County School Superintendent, Jesse P. Tynes Jr. stated I considered Mr. Rider an excellent principal and had great admiration for him. His death is a shock to the entire school system. David Owens, principal of the elementary school and Charles Rider, principal of the new high school are all grins as they stand before the poster: Happiness is a New School.1974 range. Floridan Aquifer conditions expressed as a district wide medium are at the 89th percentile, she said. Silver Springs was in the high range throughout July with a Blue Springs was in the normal range with a monthly mean of 142 cubic feet per second.


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Telegraph, Times and Monitor B Section 40 NoticesEQUAL HOUSING OPPORTUNITY. All real estate advertising in this newspaper is subject to the Federal Fair Housing Act of 1968 in which makes it illegal to advertise any preference, limitation or discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex or national origin, or an intention to make any such preference, limitation or discrimination. Familial status includes children under the age of 18 living with parents or legal custodians, pregnant women and people securing custody of children under 18. This newspaper will not knowingly accept any advertising for real estate in which is in violation of the law. Our readers are hereby informed that all dwellings advertised in this newspaper are available on an equal opportunity basis. To complain of discrimination, call HUD toll-free at 1-800669-9777, the toll-free telephone number for the hearing impaired is 1-800-927-9275. 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Oneacre lot, lawn included. Available Sept. 1st. $950/deposit $950/mo. 904-662-3735-leave message RAIFORD AREA. 3BR/ 2BA house for rent. Private lot in planted tree forest. One year lease minimum. Credit check required. $1175/security deposit, $1175/mo. 904966-9372 or 904-9661328. KEYSTONE HEIGHTS 2BR/1BA duplex. Newly renovated, walk to Keystone schools. $700/mo. $700/deposit. 352-4789104 STARKE-beautiful 2/1 apt. Fenced backyard, screened porch, sitdown kitchen, CH/A, washer/dryer, window coverings. $700/rent, $500/security. Dixon Rentals 863-398-0853, open house 4-7pm Friday 24th. 53 A Yard SalesMOVING SALE: Rain or shine, Fri. 24th & Sat. 25th 8am-2pm at 5895 NW CR 125, Lawtey. Furniture, beds, pool table, freezer, kayaks, tools, camping gear and much more. YOUTH YARD SALE. Saturday @ Harvest Church. Clothes for all ages, house decor, books & much more. 18919 US 301. 2-FAMILY yard sale. 105 Valley Road, Starke. Saturday 8am-1pm. 54 ProduceGRAPES GRAPES-you Vineyard 728 Coral Farms Rd, Florahome. Open 7a-7p, 7days/wk. 386-659-2152. From $1.49/ib. Picking now!59 Personal ServicesCARE FOR THE elderly. Part-time or full-time, cook, clean, bathe. 19 years experience. Call Tina 904-548-8616 65 Help WantedLAKE BUTLER HOSPITAL Registered Nurse FT and PRN ing Assistant Lab Tech PRN Director of Environmental Services Director of Rehabilitation Facility Maintenance Tech Executive Assistant Staff Accountant/ HR Generalist Patient Sitter For further information, please visit our website: (386) 496-2323 EXT 9258, FAX (386) 4962105 GREAT SOUTH TIMBER & Lumber, LLC, a lumber manufacturing company in Lake City has an opening for an Electrician/PLC/IT Technician. Experience required. Salary based upon experience. Please call 386-752-3774 for appt. INMATE Supervisor Position The New River Solid Waste Association is cants for the position of Inmate Supervisor. Responsibilities will include inmate supervision and other miscellaneous job duties as needed. Department of Corrections experience preferred. Employee will be required to complete an Inmate Supervision course within 6 months of date of hire. High School diploma (or GED) and valid Florida Driver License will be required. Starting salary $10.00 per hour. Applications can be picked up at the Adminlocated on State Road 121, 2 miles north of Raiford, Florida, or can be obtained from our website,, under Forms. Deadline for submitting applications will be Friday, August 31, 2018 at 2:00 p.m. For further information, call 386431-1000. New River Solid Waste is a drugfree workplace; drug testing will be required. NRSWA is an Equal Opportunity Employer DRIVERS, CDL-A Flatbed: Sign-on bonuses for company & owner operators! No touch freight! Home every weekend! 1 yr. exp. 866-238-3210 NOW ACCEPTING applications for Resident Assistants and Personal Support Services for developmentally disabled adults. Several positions avail, varying schedules. Must be at least 21, have HS diploma or equivalent, clean FL DL & able to pass D.O.T. physical and Level 2 bg check, computer literate. DrugFree Workplace. Res Asst must have proof of 1-year caregiving experience with disabled persons; Pers Support must have 2 years. Apply in person at 1351 S Water St, Starke. CLASSIFIEDS CALL 904-964-6305 OR EMAIL CLASSADS@BCTELEGRAPH.COM located at 1018 N Temple Ave Starke is seeking a highly motivated individual to join our sales team Sales & Computer experience preferred. Apply in person. Full Time PositionNow Hiring BHS Socials Emergency home energy the elderly


Thursday, August 23, 2018 Telegraph, Times and Monitor B Section 9B Cooler mornings should be here in just a few weeks, which means well be seeing ticks in greater numbers soon. Are you prepared? While there are over 900 species worldwide, there have only been 7 species of concern in the United States. However, this year a new tick has arrived in the U.S. from the Asia Pacific region, the Longhorned Tick, bringing the total to 8. Narrowing it down to just Florida, we see 5 specific species which are the Brown Dog Tick, American Dog Tick, Black Legged Tick, Lone Star Tick, and Gulf Coast Tick. Ticks are close relatives to spiders as they are members of the class Arachnida, which is just one more thing that makes them disgusting. Ticks feed on animal blood and they often harbor dangerous disease-causing organisms. These organisms are transferred while the tick is feeding. This is why its important to remove ticks as soon as they are found. There are currently at least 12 different tickbourne HUMAN illnesses in the United States, not including the strains that can infect your pet. While Lyme disease gets a lot of attention in the media, it is definitely not the only disease that should be ruled out when symptoms or suspicion of disease is present. At our clinic, we often see Rocky Mountain Spotted fever rather than Lyme disease. This is why its important to run complete tick panels to determine what may be going on with your dog. The good news for your pet is there are ways to prevent ticks. With the approval of Bravecto a couple of years ago, we now have a very effective means of stopping ticks in their tracks. Bravecto is effective against most ticks for 12 weeks. In fact, based on research emerging, Bravecto may actually be able to block transmission of some of these diseases due to its ability to quickly kill ticks. Even if your pet is on a tick preventive measure, its important to check you pet regularly when returning from areas where tick exposure may have occurred. Heres hoping you and your pet have a tick free Fall!! The Weekly Paw Print: October has been designated as Adopt A This week we salute the unsung heroes of veterinary medicine. Im talking about National Veterinary Technician Week. The individuals you see assisting the veterinarian do more than you can see in the exam room alone. Veterinary technicians deliver medications, administer and monitor anesthesia, assist the veterinarian in surgery, collect and run lab tests, and so much more. They do all that they do while remaining patient and compassionate. They never lose sight of what their mission is and why they are there. The veterinarians, veterinary technicians, and the veterinary receptionists make up the veterinary team. Veterinarians rely on their team to care and provide for their patients beyond just the medicine. This week I would like to personally thank my awesome team. I could not do what I do without their help, their inspiration to be the best, and their compassion. It is my privilege to work with each and every one of them. Next time you see a member of your veterinary health care team, give them two paws up! 904 964 6411 The Weekly Paw Print: October has been designated as Adopt A This week we salute the unsung heroes of veterinary medicine. Im talking about National Veterinary Technician Week. The individuals you see assisting the veterinarian do more than you can see in the exam room alone. Veterinary technicians deliver medications, administer and monitor anesthesia, assist the veterinarian in surgery, collect and run lab tests, and so much more. They do all that they do while remaining patient and compassionate. They never lose sight of what their mission is and why they are there. The veterinarians, veterinary technicians, and the veterinary receptionists make up the veterinary team. Veterinarians rely on their team to care and provide for their patients beyond just the medicine. This week I would like to personally thank my awesome team. I could not do what I do without their help, their inspiration to be the best, and their compassion. It is my privilege to work with each and every one of them. Next time you see a member of your veterinary health care team, give them two paws up! Archer Funeral Home Within Your Means Now, Peace of Mind Always 20 Ga. Metal Casket(4 colors)Vault, Graveside or Chapel Service with one hour prior visitation$5,59520 Ga. Metal Casket(4 colors)Vault, Graveside or Chapel Service with one hour prior visitation$5,595 FUNERAL SERVICE WITHMemorial ServiceServices held at Archer Memorial Chapel$1,895WITHMemorial ServiceServices held at Archer Memorial Chapel$1,895CREMATION 386.496.2008pre-payment arrangements available55 NORTH LAKE AVENUE LAKE BUTLER, FL 32054 Staying healthy


Telegraph, Times and Monitor B Section WANT TO BECOME A PART OF A BUSINESS DIRECTORY THAT YOUR CUSTOMERS WILL KEEP AND REFER TO ALL YEAR? e Bradford County Telegraph/Union County Times/Lake Region Monitor newspaper group is putting together a free three-county Business Directory 2019, printed in full color, which will oer your business an opportunity to be listed in this product free of charge. e Directory will be placed in all three newspapers as an insert in the late fall, printed in an elite production process that will encourage readers to keep it, placing it by their phone book as an easy reference. A listing in the directory can be yours as easily as lling out a form with the information for your free listing. Should you desire to provide readers with more information about your business, paid display ads and advertorials will also be available. A Business Directory listing is an inexpensive way to keep your business name and information in front of customers for the entire year making the most of your advertising dollar should you choose to purchase an ad in addition to your free listing. Free copies will be made available to all advertisers so they can hand them out to their customers. We are estimating a circulation of about 9,000 for the directory, and thats a lot of customers. Dont be le out list in the directory and get those calls and visits from new and existing customers. For more information call Beth or John Ryan Tillman at (904)964-6305. rf ntbt ;LHS\003;PSL\003ZLY]\LZ\003HYLH\003MVY\003TVYL\003[OHU\003\033\027\003`\LHYZ\*@\003,,\;\(;, family to provide covering to all